Newspaper of Evening Star, August 15, 1864, Page 4

Newspaper of Evening Star dated August 15, 1864 Page 4
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S*r?*?Liwt? ov*r fn Bordbr to bb Pb? TPTia.-Mr Sargent, Commissioner of Cus tom*, will leave Washington next week for tbo frontier, to carry into effect tne law ?nd regu lations to prevent smuggling- These, be says in his circular, have been made necessary by the extent to which the revenue laws have been evade*, and the very lax manner in which they have been enforced by some of the officer* of custom*. The examination of travelers' bag gage will be rigorously performed; but in the examination, the officers of c as to ran will be careful not to disturb their contents more than is necessary to ascertain whether they contain t any goods liable to duty, and upon which da- , ties have not been paid. The examination must, however, be sufficiently thorough to as certain w hether they contain saoQ goods, inclu ding laces and jewels, or not. Baggage passing from the United States will be sxtimined by a proper officer, and sealed up ! in order to prevent its being disturbed while In transit. The regulations, amongst other thing*, re- ' quire that in closing and sealing trunks, boxes, j bales, barrels, or other envelopes or packages : of any kind, the proper officers, in order to gaard against false bottoms, movable hinges, ; and other fraudulent contrivances, will take care the same are so secured by cords or wire and additional seals that they cannot be openrd, nor any part of the contents taken from them, without removing, breaking, or cutting such cords, wires, or seals. Seats are to be used for sailing vessels, j steamers, boats, cars, and other vehicles en- ; yaced in trade between the United States and , other countries. Trunks, travelling bags, boxes, and every- \ thing containing articles of wearing apparel or other personal effects, or purporting to do so, must be opened and their contents thoroughly inspected by the proper officer ol the customs, who shall remove the seals from the car con taining such baggage. No trunk, travelling bag, valise, or other envelope is to be delivered or taken away until thus inspected, and all baggajte among which may be found eecreted articles liable to duty upon which the duties have not been paid, must be seized and re tained. New York Nbwbvapkr Offices iw Trop bli.?The compositors In the Times, Tribune, News, Transcript and Herald offices left their work on Friday night shortly before midnight, and refused to help get out their respective pa pers, because the night editors in charge wished to publish an advertisement which came to them in the regular course of business. It seems the Times office deeming the demand of the Printers' Union for sixty cents per 1,0(>0 ems exorbitant, sent an advertisement to the other newspaper offices, offering to give em ployment to other printers for fifty cents per 1,0(K< ems. Assconasit was known that such an advertisement had been received, the com positors in the Times, Tribune, News, Tran script and Herald, notified the editors in charge that they would not help to set up their re spective papers until they were promised that the advertisement would be rejected. The answer in each case, of course, was, that the compositors, while they had an undoubted right to fix the price at which they would work, decidedly exceeded their prerogatives in ' saying what advertisements should or should not go into the raper. If that privilege was ac corded them they would be both editors and publishers of their respective journals. The ! Herald finally succumbed; but as we write, ('2 1 a. m ,) the other papers are holding out, and their colnmns will have a slim appearance, if, : indeed, they succeed in getting out at all. We cannot but think that this most unwise and unjust proceeding will sooner or later throw every member of the Printers' Union who sanctioned it, out of employment, so far as this city is concerned?X. Y. World. The papers referred to by the World all ap peared as usual on Saturday morning, but somewhat shorn of their usual quantity of reading matter. orric iAit* Qffi,u qf Provost Marshal and Board of 1 Mnrollment of District of Columbia, > Washington, D. C., June 21, 1864. \ For convenience of Government employees OisJy, the Board of Enrollment of the District of Columbia will hear cases of exemption on the ground of non-residence, at their office, ?orner of Etghteeath and I streets, from to 10 o'clock, daily. J. O. Putham, Captain First Regiment V. R. C. jo 22 and Provost Marshal D. C. Btadavarters Provost Marshal and Board of ) Mnrollment of District of Columbia, } Washington, D. (?., June 3, 1864. \ The Board of Enrollment of the District of Columbia will be in session at the office of the Provost Marshal District of Columbia, corner cf 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 gases of exemption from draft ror the following ?auses, viz: Alienage: Non-residence; Unsuit&bleneeaof age; Manifest permanent physical disability; and Two years' service daring the present war, either In the army or navy. Citizens 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 chance for draft shall not be unjustly Increased. J. C. PtTTHA*, Captain 1st regiment V. R. Corps, and Provost Marshal of the may 26-tf District of Colombia. War Deportment, Adjutant General71 tfjtcj, > Washington, March 17, IsM. \ All applications for leaves of absence or per mission to visit Washington mast be addressed to Major General Halleck, Chief of Staff, and mast specify the business for which the officer desires'the permission. Telegrams addressed direct to the Secretary of War on this subject will receive no attention. By order of the Secretary of War: E. D Towubkwd, Assistant Adjutant General JAY COOKE tc CO., BANKERS, PirrsxBTH Stkibt, oppositb U. 8. Triascrt, Receive Subscriptions for the NEW O. S. 73-10 LOAN authorized by the act of Jane 30th, 18C4. The notes will be Issued nnder date of August IMh, in denominations of #30, #100, #500, $1,000 and #5,000, payable to bearer or order, bearing interest at 7 5-10 per centum per annum, payable semi-an nually, and will be convertible at the option of the holder at maturity into six per cent. Five Twenty Bonds. We buy and sell? GOVERNMENT BONDS of all issues. TREASURY NOTES, CERTIFICATES OF INDEBTEDNESS, And COIN, And pay the highest price for QUARTERMASTER'S CERTIFICATE CHECKS. JygTtf JAY COOKS A CO. f\RPHAN8' COURT, JULY 19TH, 1H64-Dis raict or Columbia. Wasbibgto* Cocbtv, To-trtt;?In the case of Henrietta Foote, Adminis tratrix of Andrew Foote, deceased, the Adminis tratrix aforea&id has, with the approbation of the Orphans'Court of Washington County aforesaid, appointed Saturday, the 13th day of August next, for the final settlement and distribution of the per sonal estate of said deceased, and of the assets in sand, as far as the same have been collected and turned into money; when and where all the credi tors and heirs of said deceased are notified to at tend, (at the Orphana' Court of Washington Coun ty aforesaid,) with their claims properly vouched. ?r they may otherwise by law be excluded from all benefit in s&id deceased's estate : provided a copy ef this order be published once a week for three weeks in the Evenin* 8ur, previous to the said 13th day of August, 1864. Test: Z. C. ROBBINS. Jy Il-law3w* Register of Wills. TB" ? T0 Oiy* NOTICE. That the sub 4 seriber has obtained from the Orphans' Court Pf Washington County, in the District of Oolum j A'- n " ^tamsntary on the personal estate of John liayre, late of Washington City D All persons having claims aga'lnst th# said are hereby warned to exhibit the same, with the vouchers thereof, to the sub scriber, on or b-fure the 36th day of July nwt S'yr.?^" """ '.ris'aftit- "*? OI AN OS .-We have received thla day. 4 Pianos A efSteinway A Sons and 8 of 4 ^'*Q0' Brothers, also, several Melodsons, which we offer for sale at the lowest factory iTTT^ gieee. Several second hand Pianos upon easy As Pianos are advaadng In pries, we advise per. sons in search of a reliable Instrument, to eall and examine our assortment. W. S. METzErott, Je3> oornsr nth sad Pa. avena {COMPANION TO THE REBELLION RECORD, containing Official Reports, Narratives and ?tats Papers, both Nations! and Rebel, which were i!?* ?bl<ihed la the regular issues of the Rebel ? "? "wafaftATLOE. j^OEJBE*g WQREA?La Bohemienne, J6e,; Ber *e- J* ?/*?tin, Phjhbert Marie, Pl???eau Jourde la Vis, 25c.; Le Vieux Mairl. He.; Lee tioatssis la Reine de Navarre, '?? f* ' Le Moulin de Jarelle i.; Lee Mai hears 4'an amant heursau 24c- La ?*' nU#fl*TAYLO* PROPOSALS. pEOPO^JFOHM^ST.Xgaai^KTW. AND BKAZILt. Poe* Orrict Dipiktmmt, t ? "Wa*"i*oto?, Jane 17, 186M In accordance with the provisions of the act of Conf.refts, approved M?y a, 1864, whieh is in the words following, to wit: " ffithori* the establishment ofoeean ud Br?ir'lf 8erriw *?tween the United States *??? sxt Hmm of Reprt *2*9 * Arwrxca in Con$rus i?h?ri)^' JJlt b" Po?tBasister General be. and he Pn.t rf to unite with the General ??Jh 9m Aaurt^'nt ofttl* Empire of Brazil. or ?uch officer or the Government nf Brazil as shal\ be \eX for that Oovernment.inestablish m* direct mail communication between the two countries by means of a monthly line of fiTst class American seagoing steamships, to be notlese than xwo thousand tons burden each, and of sufficient number to perform twelve round trips or vayages ! per annum between a port of the United States north of the Potomac river, and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, touching at St. Thomas, in the West Indies, at Bahia, Pernambuco.and such other Brazilian and intermediate port or ports as shall be consilered necessary and expedient: Provided. That the ex pen** of the ?errice fhall be divided between the fwo Governments, and that the United States por tion thereof shall not exceed the sum of one hun Uf fifil ? T th?m".nd dollars for the performance of twelve ronnd trips per annum, to oe paid out for theMrTi0? of * "8,tcV?- AndK ?/"**? *nacud. That the Post master General be and he is hereby, authorised to invite proposals for said mail steamship service by public advertisement for the period of sixty days m one or more newspapers published in the k J1S,^>n' Baltimore. Philadelphia, fuf ,Bo8to.n' respectively, and to con tract with the lowest responsible bidder for the J51Tth?fia Te*ra/to commence from the day the first Ptetmship of the proposed line phall Bra^U- P? th3 jDimu ?tateR with mails tor ' T^4. Proposals for monthly V8 t0A "?*?'or twelve round voyages per annum out and backTare received and accepted by him within tho limit as aforesaid, from a party ?mJfJ.'hfi;? ?nn?.? responsibility, possessing fnl bihty to furnuh the steamships required Knroi;<,t r^J7uCet aPw ? Bering good and sufficient / j faithful performance of such con rac, , And provided, further, That such proposals *!? i< be accepted by the Government of Brazil,and that distinct and separate contracts with each Gov ernment, containing similar provisions, shall be I executed by such accepted bidaer or bidders; each GoveiTiment to b? responsible only for its propor- I ?.o i*e Fub*idy to De paid for the service. T>lt {UTt,tfr enacted, That any can- I nrfniJ fu *5? P?.RtmaHter General may execute "?d"Ae ??AhTtr ?f this act shall go into effect on or before the first day of September, one thous hundred and sixty-five; and shall, in audition to the usual stipulations of ocean mail r??i^h,,pc.0untract?' pr?v.i.d? that the steamships serJlc? 6hall be constructed of the wWk n ?!,* after the most approved mo ? modern improvements adapted .hlii ?*f0in**v t-,'amshlpfl ,of the fir8t class; and iw?before 1their approval and acceptance by the i Genera.1> subject to inspection and an experienced naval constructor, to be k??>'ed for that purpose by the Secretary of the IS avy,whose report shall be made to the Postmaster Oeneral; that the two Governments shall be enti tled to have transported, free of expense, on each and every steamer, a mail agent to take charge of *?d arrange the mail matter, to whom suitable ac commodations for that purpose shall be assigned; -ntVr1*Ci?',e 0 ,'lur? from any cause to perform ?-??. .i regular monthly voyages stipulated for ? a pJ-? rata "eduction shall be made irom the compensation on account of such omitted ??/.a*e.0r?.I0Ta*eB:i1,at ?u'table fines atid penal ties m*7 be impojed for delari and irregularities in the regular performance of the service aecord IPK,^<LC0Utract; and that the Postmaster General shall have the power to determine the contract at S&Td&SS?' "" beh" ??aI1 b* exempt from all port charges and custom-house dues at the port of departure and ar rival in the I nited States. Provided, That a sim ilar immunity from port charges and custom house dues is granted by the Government of Brazil ' Approved May 28,1864." PR0P0SAL8 Will be received at the Post Office Department, in the city of Washington, until 3 o'clock p. m. of SATURDAY, the first day of October, 1864, for con veying the mails of the United States by a monthly line of first-class American sea-going steamahins of nf two. thousand tons burden each, and of sufficient number to perform twelve round voy belwe?n ? port of the United States north of the Potomac river and Rio de Janeiro, in dieV1inH?^ChRmlfat 8}-Jhomas. in the Westin ? ? *^Ild Pernambuco, in Brazil, for a contract term of ten years, to commence on or S ?ua^of September, 1865, and to date {*?" V?? Tay ?hS 5rB! "teamship of such line shall e United states ifith the mails for Brazil d.n.rtn" mU^ de?1?"?te the United Htates port of departure and arrival, and may. at their ontion 'W'Xto.*mbra,;6 d>1 a' intermediate ports t.!Ii ?. ?teamshipsshall touch on their out rnaHs0' bomeward Passages, to deliver and receive Each bid should name the time proposed to be tie.S'fi -1 nr^er/?/?,*iB/the Parages,each way, be tween the United States port of departure and ar SIS1 Snd Ri0 de '"eiro, and shoufd be ice"mp" nied by a map or diagram of the route, showing tn p0Iit* at ?'hich the steamships are to call to deliver and receive mails. Schedules of days, stating the proposed days and hours of departure from each port, as well as the proposed days and hours of arrival, should also > aCb^P^n?T?eacv,h ld' Bnch, achedules, however, to ?? Jh? ?PProvalof the Pos* Departments ot the respective countries, and to alteration bv f?^?fre?hrtmenta firi>? tim? 40 time- u th? inter mly req^irePr0p0 lnt?rnational postal service The steamships offered for this service must be American steamers of the first class, and before acceptance will be subject to inspection and sSr vey by an experienced naval constructor t? be de tailed for that purpose by the Secretary of the Proposals mast conform in all respects to the provisions and requirements of the a&resaid act approved May Wth, 1^4 and must be prop^ly' guarantied, with a satisfactory testimonial that the parantors are men of property, and abun dantly able to make good their guarantee. The bidder's name and residence, and the name of each member of the firm, when a company offers should be distinctly stated ia the proposal ' T he acceptance or non -acceptance of the bids will be determined by the Postmaster General as soon as practicable after the time limited for their reception; but no proposal can be accepted by this Department unless the bidder is also accepted by the Government of Braril, as provided for in the aforesaid act. And in case of such joint acceptance, distinct aud jeparate contracts are to be executed by the accepted bidder or bidders with each Gov ernment, containing similar provisions, each Gov ernment to; be resjionsiUe only for its proportion of the subsidy to be paid for the service. Proposals should be sent, under seal, to "the First Assistant Postmaster General," "Foreign Desk " with the words "Mail ProposaJi"?'? Fortitn Afii/i" ber&?V^e fa^? of 'h?ddre?; andVhey should ?if- to be received by er before the first day of October next, which will be the last day for receiving proposals under thie advertise I^eD^? *? BLAIR, Postmaster General, . ?This Department is not advised tHat anv definite action has yet been taken by the Govern' itB re8??Ct 10 *h? establishment of the proposed steamship service between the two countries, but it is probable that by the 1st of <>c? tober next, the limit fixed for the reception of proposals under this advertisement, certain infor mation on. that, subject will have Wen received When received, it willbe made public Je 18-w9w B PROPOSALS TOR WOOD~ ~ ~ HEADQCAKTIR8 DEPARTMENT OF WA8niNGTOW w Or^oaoyCnar Qc aktbkm a^tkr, ' Nob. 534, 536, 538 and 540 Fourteenth St., w , . Near New York avenue, PROPns at o ? .r'Pften, Augusts, 1B64. th? lnTLt;?'0J" furnishing Wood to iHoJ f'?P" ina?d "round the Forts hereinafter spec the Vie?n?ttl" ?wnin* ^ood Wood lands^n u^Jf.c,ln,ty of the same. vi? : R*VirH ?B t Potomac?Forts Sumner, Mansfield, a ??j Ren?. Kearney, De keV Mill ?fD8'* cn2?' rotten, Slemmer, Bun utit-tiL o Thayer and Lincoln, and ^tteriM Sneade. Ttlmball, Parrott, and Oame ^' -Kastem Branch Potomac-Forts Greble. nJ89'r^d?r. fctanton. Baker, Davis, Dupont, ner. ahan' and Batteries Ricketts and Wag hf Potomac?Ports Marcy, Ethan Allen. 0. Bennett. De Kalb, Corcoran, Ha^erty Alb^yUrT< WMPPi?. Cass, filllnghast.'Cr^g ani toPpofntLooVoVt1%inJ^VorfBri,iBhln? Wood to the Cav2r^ nl'??i- J?.ar^B co?n^r Maryland, and to the r*m? S? n? o Point. Maryland, rame vicinity-a?Roff?,,vmo,?n^ Cavalry, (a the ?D ^? b-^ o?f^ ^J?-a?sa5rs-j5iDS?SS Proposals wi]1 be raseived under this advertise ment for Wood anywhere within the limits of the ?.Voih,5 to^wif? Wil1 b* made in the foUowing manner, i' Eor standing,(price per cord.) 2. For Wood felled by tne United States engi Dt**tor otherwise, (prioe per cord.) 3. ror Wood cut and corded on the ground Proposals must "pecify the locality, kind, Quan tity and quality ofthe Wood, and its distance from the nearest fort, camp or station for troops *?eh bidder must attach his full name and pest office address to bia bid, and the names of all par ti?8 interested in the proposal must appear in the Projposalii from disloval parties will not be con ?Mared, aud an oath of allegiance must accompa i reach proposition. " Bids wjll be opened from time te time, and eon au*rrt?r parcllM# nBad? u the Wood may be re a bid* ri*ht ** raBerTed to *cc#Pt ?r any p*rt of ..No*frbal proportions will be entertained, but VrttTnt4' ?r m0dific*ti0n of th? aame, must be in addr?saed ^ndor,ed "Propolis for .L.17t- CoUnel and*Chief Qu'a^e'master PBOrOSALS. p BOFOBALS FOB GOAL. ivr. J I Division,) nt 8,18*4. \ avited for Six Tbiasdrt Dzpahtmh National Current? Bureau, 1st Angus Sealed Proposals are hereby invited Hundred 1600) tons White Ash Anthracite Coal, furnace sise, and seventy-fire i76) tons Cum berland Coal, to be delivered at the Treasury building at such a point as may be designated. The Coal to be all of the beet quality, ani to be delivered at the convenience of tne seller, any time before the anth of fl?pt?mber. Bids will be received until Monday, the 16th of August, and be considered binding on the bidder for two weeks after that date, the Department re serving the right to reject all or any portion of the bids received. 8. M. CLARK, an 10-1 w Chief of 1st Division. PROPOSALS FOB PAINTING. Office of tht Commissioner of Public Bvildinm,f ? . , August 8, 1864. S Sealed Proposals will be received at this office, until FRIDAY, the 19th day of August, instant, at 12 o'clock noon, for cleaning and painting the crypt and passages leading thereto, under the Ro tunda of the Capitol. Persons desiring to bid are invited to call at the Commissioner's Office, on any day between the date hereof, and the time of opening the proposals between the hours of 10 a. m. and 3 p. m., where thev will find some one to show them the portions to bepajrted. ? .B- B- FRENCH, au 8 dtd Com. of Public Buildings. PROPOSALB WILL BE RECEIVED fOR THE CARPENTER'S and PAINTER'S WORK re quired in the erection of Calvary Baptist Church until August 17th, noon. They will be directed to' the Chairman of the Building Committee Amos Kmdall^ Washington I) C and will 'be en dorsed "Calvary Baptist Church " The plans and specifications of Messrs. Cluss and Remmerhuber, Architects, can be seen at their office, No. 130 west 2d street, between Dand S streets north. The work will be paid for in cash, subject, however, to the conditions usual in giving oat similar work. The bids will be opened at Old Trinity Hall, 8th ?r? L tween D and E streets, August 17th. at 6 o clock p. m , and the contract awarded as soon as practicable thereafter. au 8-tAul7 PROPOSALS FOR HATS, CAPS, 8H0ES. DRY GOODS, SEWING MATERIALS, Ac. Headquarters Department of Washington,) Office of Chief Quartermaster, S Washington. August 6, 18?4. \ ? J;;V^t<?uP^0^>08.a,8 *ni be received at thik office until further notice for furnishing the following ?r .R.F.e contraband men, women, and children m this Department: Brogans (russet. Ac.,) and other rerviceable wear *Dd Shoes for men, women, and children*' Chip, Felt, and Woollen Hats and Cloth Caps, Kersey, LuiRey, Ginghams, Calicoes, Blankets, aud other Woollen and Cotton goods. Hickory Stripe (for Shirts.) Bedticking, Un bleached Muslin, Woolen Socks, and Burlaps. Spool Cotton, Black and White. Linen Thread. S??e Suspender Buttons, large Buttons for Coats. L' Porcelain Buttons, Yarn, Needles, and other Sewing Materials and Trimmings. Samples should be sent with each bid, at the ex pense of the party forwarding the same. An oath of allegiance should accompany each bid. No verbal proposition will be entertained, but or modification of the same must be in writing. Purchases will be made, from time to time, as the goods are needed, under contract or otherwise, as the interests of the service may require. r 9ii0(i Be.curity will be required ror the faithful fulfilment of any contract made under this adver tisement. Proposals should be sealed, and addressed to the undersigned, and endorsed *? Proposals for furnish ing Dry Goods," Ac. ELIAS M. GREENE, Lieut. Col. and ChUf Quartermaster, au 8-lot Department of Washington. pROPOSAL8 FOR LIME? Cui*r Qcartkrmaster's OrriOB, Depot OP WASHING-TOW, io^ Wabhikgton.D. C., August 13. l.*H ' ??1 ??tiTS*?8*1' Wl11 ?e received at this office A?*uat 13. '*64. at 12 o'clock, m., k , ii 0n,T (10,not)) Bushels of good mer chantable uaslacked Lime. The whole amount to be delivered within thirty (30) days from the date ef contract, at such points in the city of Washington w. e T?pot Quartermaster may direct. poundstothetbulhlfh DOt 1888 than eighty (80) _T,h? amount offered by the successful bidders Will be subject to a rigid inspection by aa inspec certedP0'n Oovernment before being ac ionds in a sum equal to the amount of theeon tract, ?ifiled by the contractor and two responsible personF, the name to be certified to by some officer of the Government well known to this office, will be required of the successful bidder or bidders upon the conirAct?. Payment to be made upgn of lime 'con tr a c te4Cfo r ofthe whole amount The right to reject any or all bids that may b? deemed too high is reserved by the DepotQuarter master, as well as the right to select from each bid such quantities, at the prices therein named, as is required by the Government. Proposals must be addressed to the undersigned, and should be plainly marked " Proposals for Lira*. D H RUCKKB Bridadier General and Chief Quartermaster/De pot of Washington, D. C. au 12-Ct PROPOSALS FOR MALLEABLE IRON CAV ALRY TRIMMINGS. Ordnanc* Orriou, War Dkpastmiitt 1 ? , . ? Washwgton, July 14.18W < Sealed Proposal! will be received at tViis office fnr th^H^ tT' A?f?,V2?l 186-4' at * O'clock p. m., VSrT ftt :^e- points of the un dermentioned auantities of malleable iron trim mings for cavalry equipments: At t?f p ew w r ^ *?encyj New Torki 30,ooo seta, *r.ank'or<^ Arsenal, 10.000sets. *; ;?e Alleghany Arsenal, 20,000seta. At the St. Louis Arsenal, 10,000seta. ? v. J? to con8igt of the numbers of each Kind of buckle, square, ring, bolt, stud, and loop now prescribed, excent that Iwoofr the b rings in each set are te be made of the new pattern, with nop, according to the model to be seen at the above arsenals. T he castings are to be made of the wvl . /.u malleable iron, the tongues of the buckles of the best clock wire. The dimensions ?;?lr.e^> !une.d and the finish and dimen buckle-tongues and rollera must con hA MnliiS'iT?? 1 standard gauges, which will -id before Japanning. After being thor oughly cleaned, and freed from all sprues and ir i?8'they are to be Japanned in the best HI Hlllitfr rn The goods are tobe put up In papers in the usual manner, and packed, two hundred complete seta in a box of a quality, and marked umay 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 goods are to be received or paia for which have not passed inspection. Deliveries are to be made as follows: Bidders will state the arsenal or arsenals where they propose to deliyer, and the number of sets Jhey 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 w iPjnlnkjr be may fail to deliver at that time. No bids will be received from parties other than regular manufacturers of the arcticles proposed and who are known te this Department to be capable of executing in their own shops the work proposed for Forms of bids can be obtained at the above named arsenals. Proposals not made out on thu form will not In 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* on,ce e*ec"t* the contract for the same, with good and sufficient sureties, in a sum ? amoun^* Pf the contract, io deliver the articles proposed, in conformity with the terms of thi? advertisement; and in case the said bidder should &il to enter into the contract, they ?T?:^*00 -HIS di^erence between the offer of said bidder and the next responsible bidder, or the person to whom the contract may be awarded .?? 'e"pon8ibilitv of the guarantors must be i-0wn^?t5e o?/?lalJ?rt,ficat? of th? CHerk of the nearest District Court, and the United States Dis irict Attorney, Bonds in tbe sum equal to the amount o" the contract, signed by the contractor and both o. his Juarantors, will be required of the successful bid er or bidders upon signing the contraot FORM OF GUARANTY. We. the undersigned, residents of . in the county of ??, and Btate of .'hereby Jointly and severally covenant with the United States* and ?a** the foregoing bid of T~* be accepted, that he er they will at once exe contract for the same, with good and feufficient sureties, in a sum equal to the amount of ?n??^rfct'is I?"Ii8h th? articles proposed in S?^rPi.ty with the terms of this advertisement, ? ii ii- I 'J.18P4, under which the bid was made; 5 So?tr2? t.he <?id -n ah,Ll1 fail to enter into XPahP aforesaid, we guarantee to make good the difference between the offer of the aaid ~'"7?an d4 th en e 11 lowest responsible bidder, or the person to whom the contract may be awarded under our hands and seals Witness: )this dayof , U5?. - rSeal.l ?Sa?eWB?. a^Dded tn obtaining ? contract will be obliged WiliPh? Jb?ln* made, successful bidders tr'iitaboM""1 '?"Oi-hed with form. reserves the right to reject any count deemed unsatisfactory on any ae be ^d'ewed to " Brigadier Gene FniSn^ C ?Sfjfay-N.0ti"f of Ordnance. Wash L?i"t and will be endorsed "Proposals for omiSfli6 nro5 Trimmings." lv^??ot? ? RAM8AT. Brigadier General, " ,6 ?ot<l Chief of Ordnance. TW WORTH KNOWING ABOUT HORSES. j London; Dadd s Modern Horse Doctor; Youatt ?MayhewV Horse Doctor; Mayhew's Illustrated Horse Man agement ; Stewart on the Stable; Bancher on Horsemanship- Dadd's Anatomy of the Horse; Yeuattonthe Horse; Btanwhenge on tn? Horse, London; Richardson on the Horse; Cole*# American Veterinarian. (Jy ?) FRAMCK TATLOB. TI8H WANG, THBQ&EAT CHJNSSB .tiEMSDYfot QONORRH(BA~QLKET, Eu. 0? Box WILL raaroaii A O5M.7 'Ingredients are purely vegetable. It 1; k pleasant to the taste, has no bad odor, and nay be carried in the vest socket without fear of detection. Circulars free. Price fl a box. Sold by JOHtl f. KBOMBR, successor to B. C. Upham,40o ti buU ta Mslr L'SSi" witkomt eoalng PROPOSALS. p SO P 0 B A L 8 W9K FORAGE, QIMV QUABTaBMASTBBl Owwi, 1 ? . _ ? Wabhin?to? Dbtot.Bm. 8, MIS f Sealed Proposals an Invited by the undersigned ">r ??P?Iyin? the U. I. Quartermanter's De partment. ?t Washington, D. O., Baltimore. Md.. Alexandria, and fort Monroe, Va., or either of *???? places, with Hay, Corn, Oats and Straw. Bide will be received tor the delivery of ijni on shele of corn or oats and so tone of hay or atranr, and upward*. Bidders nut rtate at which of the above-named points they propose to make deliveries, and the rates at which tney will make deliveries thereat, the quantity ?f each article proposed to be deliv ered, the time when said deliveries ahall be eon* menced, and when to be completed. Theprce most be written oat La word* oath* DlUi. Corn to be an in good Btoat sacks, of abomt two bushels each. Oats in like sacks of about three oushels each. The sacks to be furnished without extra charge to the Govenment. The hav and straw to be securely baled. The particular kind or description jt oars, oora. bay or straw proposed to be delivered most bo ?tated in the proposals. ?11 the articlee offered under the bids horoia la vited will be subject to a rigid inspectioa by the Government Inspector before be in* acoepted. Contracts will be awarded from time to time to the lowest responsible bidder, as the intereet of the Government may require and payment will bo made when the whole amout contracted for shall have bee* 'silvered and accepted. The bidaer will be required to accompany His proposals with a guaranty, signed by two respon sible persons that in case nis bid is acoepted he or they wiM. within ten days thereafter, execute tho contract for the same, with food and sufficient sureties in a sum equal to the amount of the eon tract, to deliver the foraffe proposed in oonformity with the terms of this aavertisment: and in case the said bidder should fail to enter into the eon tract, they to make food the difference between the offer of eaM bidder and the next lowest respon sible bidd?. or the person to whom the oontract may be awarded. The responsibility of tho cuarantorl must bo shown by the official certificate of a U. 8. District Attorney, Collector of Customs or any other officer under the United 8tateB Government or responsi ble person known to this office. All bidders will bo duly notified of the accept ance or rejection of their proposals. The fall name and P. O., address of each bidder must be legibly written in the proposal. Proposals must be addressed to Brig. Gea. D. H. Bncker, Cb>ef Depot Quartermaster, Washington, D.C.,and should bo plainly marked "Proposal* for Forage." Bonds, in a Bum equal to tho amount of the con tract, signed by the contractor and both *f his guarantors, will be required of the success~dl bid der or bidders upon signing the contract, Blar.rf forms of bids, guarantees, and bonda,>may be obtained npon application at this Offioo. VOBU OF PROPOSAL. (Town, County and State) ?? ?? , __ ? (Date) I, the subscriber ,do hereby propose to tarnish and deliver to ^he United States, at the Quarter master s r?partment at , agreeably to tho terms of your advertisement inviting proposals for forage dated Washington Depot, Dec. 8,1369, the following articles, vi?: ? bushels of Corn, in sacks, at per bushel of 66 pounds bushels of Oats, In sacks, at ? per bushel of S3 pounds ? tons of Baled Hay, at per ton of >,000 pounds ? tons of Baled Straw, at per ton of 2,000 pounds. Delivery to commence on or before tho ? day of , 186?, and to be completed on or before tho ? day of , 186?, and pledge myself to enter into a written eontract with the United States, with good and approved securities, within tho space often days after being notified that my bid has been acoepted. Tour obedient servant. Brigadier General D. H. Ruozaa. General Depot Quartermaster, Washington, D. O. GUARANTY. We, the undersigned, residents of , In th? County of , and State of , hereby, jointly and severally, covenant with the United States, and guarantee in case the foregoing bid of ?? be accepted, that he or they will, within ten days after the acceptance of said bid, execute the con tract for the same with good and sufficient sure ties, in a sum equal to the amount of the contract, to furnish the forage proposed in conformity to the terms of advertisement dated December 8,186S, under which the bid was made, and, in case the said shall fail to enter into a oontraet aa aforesaid, we guarantee to make good the differ ence between the offer by said and the next lowest responsible bidder, or the person to whoa the eontract may be awarded. Witness, Given under our hands and seals this day of ??'**- ? [SS:1 I hereby certify that, to the beat of my knowl edge and belief, the above-named guarantors are good and sufficient as sureties for the amount for which they offer to be security. , To be oertified by the United Statoa District At torney, Collector of Customs, or any other officer under the United States Government, or respon sible person known to this office. D. H. RUOK1R, dec P-tf Brigadier General and Q. M. P~R0r08ALS FOR EMPTY BARRELS AND BOXES. OJfiu Deptt Commissary of Subsistence, I Washington, D. C., August 8,1864.\ 8ealed Proposals in duplicate are invited until the listh inst., at 12 o'clock m., for the purchase of all the empty Barrels ana Boxes the Subsistence Department mar have to dispose of at this depot, including all within the ancient limits of the Dis trict of Columbia. Bids will be m&ae separately for each clasfl of articles, as follows, viz: Flour barrels. Pork or Beef barrels, Coffee or Bugar barrels. Bean, or Rice, or 8alt barrels. Vine gar or Whiskey barrels or kegs. Bacon barrels or casks. Bacon boxes, Hard-bread Boxes, Tea chests. Candle and Boap boxes, and must state distinctly the kind or class of each article the bidder pro poses for. A contract will be entered into with the highest responsible bidder, and a bond, with good and sufficient security, required for the faithful per formance of the contract. The officer in charge of the commissary station or depot is to be the judge as to the quality and condition of the articles, and what articles come under the different classes; the contractor to take the articles away from each station or depot at his own risk and expense, and as often as he shall be notified by the officer in charge to remove them. Payments will be required every ten days, or as often aa the Government may direct. Each bidder must be present to respond to hia bid, and the right is reserved to reject any bid for any cause. Proposals to be endorsed "Proposals for Empty Barrels and Boxes," and addressed to the under signed. at 223 G street. 8. C. GREENE, au 9-TuTh8a4t Capt. and Com. Sub. Vols. PROPOSALS FOR PURCHASE OV WHEAT AND RYE. Headqcaetikh Dbp't or Washirqton, Orrics orCBiar Quartbrmastbb, Washington. July 26,1864. SEALED PROPOSAL 8 will be received at this office until the 2)>thday of August next for the pur chase of Five Thousand Bushels (more or less) of the best Red Mediterranean WHEAT, and Fifteen Hundred Bnshels (more or less) of the best quality RYE, raised on the Government farms south of the Potomac. The grain to be delivered in thia city or Georgetown, to the party whose bid may be accepted, within thirty days from the accep tance of the bid. Proposals will be endorsed " Proposals for the purchase of Wheat and Rye," and addressed to the undersigned. ELIA8 M. GREENE, Lieut. Colonel, Chief Quartermaster, jy 27-18t Dey't of Washington. f^HIEF QUARTERMASTER'S OFFICE, 1 v ? , . DlfOMOl Wl8EI?8?0I,J .... . Watktnfton.D. ??., January 4,1864.r \ All dealers in Druga, Hardware, Lumber, Leather, Office Furniture. Harness, and Saddlery, are re quested to aend to thisofflee, on MONDAY of each veek, a sealed proposal or liat, in duplicate, of tho articles they are prepared to furniah to this Depot at short notice, with the price of each marked in plaia figures, so that, in caae the exigencies of the service require it, the article or articles can bo obtained without delay, and at the lowest price. Dealers wishing to sell to this Depot will bo re quired to furnish the list punctually every Monda* morning. ? D. H. RUCKEB, 7 . . brigadier General and Chief Quartermaster, jaB-tf Depot of Washington. MEDICAL PURVEYOR'S OFFICE, " l'J. Washington, D. O., Juno 18.1864 requested to send to thia office, on the MONDAY of each week, a sealed liat of the articlee they may bo prepared to furnish, at short notice, with tho ?rice of each attached to tho same. . ?tl __ ? _ C. SUTHERLAND, Jo 16-tf Sure. U. 8. A., Medical Purveyor, fARPHANS' COURT, JULY 16TH, I864.-Dia kJ tbict or Columbia, Washington County*, To-toit .?In the case of Margaret Gorman, admin istratrix of James Gorman, deceased, the adminis tratrix aforesaid has, with the approbation of the Orphans1 Court of Washington County aforesaid, appointed Tuesday, the 9th day of August next for the final settlement and distribution of the' personal eatate of the said deceased, aadofthe assets in hand, as far as the same have been col lected and turned into money; when and where all the credit?tb and heirs of the said deceased are notified to attend, (at the Orphans'Court of Wash ington County aforesaid,) with their claims erly vouched, or they may otherwise by lawTe excluded fxom all benfit in said deceased's estate, provided a copy of this order be published once a week for three weeks in the Evening Star, previ ous to the said 9th day of August, 1864. . ,n,Tesi:* Z. C. ROBBINS. ly 19 lawSw* Register of Wills. rhRPHANS'COURT, JULY 19,1864.-District V o' Columbia, County op Wabhinotob, to wit: In the case of George W. Harkness, Administrator of Martha (alias Patsey) Hutchins, deceased, the AA?ijyBt?ator aforesaid has, with the approbation of the Orphans' Court of Washington County afore said, appointed BATURDA Y, the 13th day of August neat, for the final settlement and distribution of the personal estate of said deceased, and of the assets in hand, as far as the same have been col lected and turned into money; when andfwhere all the creditors and heirs of s&id deceaaed are notified to attend, (at the Orphans' Court of Washington County aforesaid,) with their claims properly vouched, or they may otherwise by law be excluded from all benefit in said deceased's eetate: provided a copy of thia order be published oace a week for tb.r?? *??ka in the Evening Star, previous to tho said 13th day of August, 1864. , Test: ' Z. 0. ROBBINS. jy a>-lawaw* Register of Wills. UORSESI HORSES 11 HORSES > > f " lira. $176-. fits. Was Dbpabtmbnt, Cavalbt Bubbau, > Qfitt V Cki*f Qmrurmastm, I _ . Washington. D. 0.,July26,1864.S One hundred and aeventy-flve dollars (|17fi) each will be paid for all CAVALRY HOR8E8 that pass inspection at Giesboro Depot, until otherwise or dered. Honrs of inspection from 9 a. m. till 6 p. m JAMES AT]IK IN, Lieut. Colonel ' . and Chief Quartermaster. Jyff-Ut Cavalry bureau. land sales. Br ib? ra*slD|iij00dV tub united STATES. In jM?r?ti?nce of Uw. I, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, President of the United State* of America, ilo here by declare and make known that public sales will be held at the undermentioned Land Offices in the State of Minnesota, at the periods hereinafte designated, to-wit: At the Land Office at MINNEAPOLIS, commen cing on Monday, the fifth day of September neit, for thedisposal of the public landa within the fol owinc townshi p? and parts of townships, vi*; North tf the bast lint and trest of thtfifih principa meridian. The 8E I4 and the W ,4 of section's; the N of section 19 of township 116; iections 19 and 21: the N X of aection-23; sections i<, 29, 31, and 33, of town ?hip 117, of range 26. Sections 1, 3,5,7, 9,11, IS, 15, and 17; the NE of section JO, of township 115; sections 19. 21, 23,26,27. 29, 31. 33. and 35, of township 117; the B .Si HE .'4, and the SE V, of 8W ,<% of section 33. of township 118, of angr 26. ? Sections 1.1J, 15, 7, 9. 11. 13,15, and 17; the N K ot ection 19, the N k of section 21, and the N Si of section 23, oftownshipllfi; theS >? of section 19^ the 8 X of section 21, the 8 >4 of section 23, and sections 25, 27, 29, 31. 33, and 35, of township 117; the 8 S 8B J*, the_8>4 8W X, of section 31, of township 118. of range 27. Sectional, 3,5, 9,11, and 13:the N X of section 15. of township 116; sections 1, 3,5. 7,9.11, 13,15,17, 19, 21, 23, 25 , 27, 2S, 31, 33. and 35, of township 117, 01 range 28. 8ectionl, of township 116; sections 1,3,5,7, 9,11, 13,15, 17,19, 21,23, 25, 2?, 29 , 31,33, and 35. of town ship 117, of ranpe 29. Sections 1.3, 5,7,,9,11.13, IB. 17, 19, 21,23,26,27, 29, and 35, of township 117, of range 30. Sections 1,3, 6, 7,9.?11,13,15,17, 19, 21,13, and 25, ?f towshipll7, and sections 26, 27 , 29, 31, 33, and 36, of township 118, of range 31. Sections 1,3, 5,7, 9,11,13. 15, and 17, of township 117; and sections25,27 , 29,31,33, and 35, ef township 118, of range 32. Sections 1, 3. 5, 7, 9.11,13,15. and 17; the N K of section 19; the N H of section 21; the N % of section 23, of township 117; sections 25, 27, 29, 31, 33, and 35, of township 118, of range33. Sections 1, 3, 5, 7,9,11,13,15,17, 19, 21, and 23; the N H ofsection27 and section 29, oftownshipU7; sec tions 25, 27 , 29 , 31, 33, and 36, of township 118, o range 34. To wash ip 116; sections 1, 3,5.7,9,11^ 13, 15,17,19, 21, 23, 25, 27, and 29. of section 31; the N of section 31; the N % of section 33, and the N >4 of section 35, of township 117, of range 35. Township 116: sections 1, 3. 5, 7, 9,11,13,15,17,19, 21. 23. 26, 27, and 29, of township 117, of range 3(5. Township 116 and 117; sections 19, 21, 23 , 26 , 27, 29, 31. 33, and 35, of township 118, of range 37. Townshin 11*. 117, and 118; sections 6, 8.18. 2", and 22; the 8 4, iE and the 8W ^4, of section 24; sec tions 26, 28, 29,3", 31, 32, 33, and 34, of township 119, of range 38. At the Land Office at ST. CLOUD, commencing on Monday, the fifteenth day of August next, for the disposal of the public lands within the follow ing parts of townships, viz; North of the bast line and west of tht fifth principal meridian. Sections 7 and 17; the N X of section 19, and the N X of section 21, of township 121. of range 28. Sections 1, 3, 5.7, 9,11, 13,16, and 17; the N X of ?ection 19, the N of section 21, and the N Vi of section 23, of township 121; sections 31,33, and 35, of township 122, of range 29. Sections 1.3, 6,7, 9, 11, 13, 15, and 17; the N M of section 19, the N ^ of section 21. and the N >4 of section 23. of township 121; sections 29,31,33, and 38, of township 122, of r&Dge 3". Sections 1,3, 5, 7, 9,11,13,15, and 17; and the N X o section 23, of township 121; sections 19 and 21; the S \ of section 23; sections 26, 27, 29, 31, 33, and 35, of township 122, of range 31. Sections 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, and 17, of town ship 121; the 8 % of section 13; the 8 >4 of section 15; the 8 >4 of section 17; sections 19. 21,23, 25, 27,29, 31, 33, and 35, of township 122. of range 32. Sections 1, 3, 6,7, 9, 11, 13,15, and 17, of township 121; the 8 H of section 13; theS }* of section 16; the 8 >? of section 17- sections 19,21, 23, 25, 27, 26, 31, 33, and 35. of township 122, of range 33. Sections 1, 3,6, 7, 9,11, 13,15, and 17, of township 121; sections 19. 21, 23 . 25, 27 , 29, 31, 33, and 36, of township 122, of range 34. Sections 1, 3, 6. 7, 9, 11, 13,15, and 17. of township 121; sections 26, 27, 31, 33, and 36, of township 122, of range 36. Sections 1, 3 5.7, 9. 11,13, and 15; the N M of sec tion 17, oftownship 121; section 7; the W H of sec tion 15; sections 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27 , 29, 31, 33, and 35, of township 122, of range 36. The IK, the NW*,and the N?8W>*.of sec tion 1, of township 121; sections 1, 3, 5.7,9,11,13,15, 17 , 21,23,26, 27, and 85, of township 122; sections 7, 17, 19, 21, 27 , 29,31, 33. and 35, of township 123, of range 37. The K >* NE of section 1, of township 121; sec tions 1 and 11, oftownship 122; the W >4 of section l;sections3, 5,7, 9,11, 13,15, 17, 23, and 25; the N X of section 27, and section 35, of township 123; sec tions 13,14,16,19, 29, 31, and 33, ol township 124, of range 38. Lands appropriated by law for the nse ofschools, military, and other purposes, together with selec tions of swamp lands filed in your office by the Surveyor General, will be excladed from the sale. The offering of the above lands will be com menced on the days appointed, and will proceed in the order in which they are advertised, until the whole shall have been offered, and the sale thus closed; but the sale shall not be kept open longer than two weeks, and no private entry ofany of the lands will be admitted nntil after the expiration of the two weeks. Given under my hand, at the city of Washington, this 18th day of April, anno Domini ono thousand eight hundred and sixty-four. ABRAHAM LINCOLN. By the President: ' J. M. EDMUNDS, Commissioner of the General Land Office. NOTICE TO ACTUAL 8ETTLER8. All bona fide actual settlements under existing laws, subsisting prior to and up to the date of this pioclamation. will be recognized; and allsuch set tiers are hereby called upon to come forward and establish and enter their claims with the Register and Receiver before the day fixed in the foregoing for the commencement of the public sale. J. M. EDMUNDS, Commissioner. Not*.?Under the regulations of the Department, as heretofore and now existing, no payment can be made for advertising proclamations, except to such publishers as are specifically authorized by the Com missioner of the General Land Office. Je4-lawi2w Gray's Patent Molded Collars, Are universally pronounced the neatest and best fitting collars extant. The upper edge presents a perfect curve, fret from the angles noticed in all other collars. The cravat causes ao puckers on the inside of the turn-down collar; they are as SMOOTH INSIDE AS OUTSIDE, and therefore rfectly free and easy to the neck. The Garotte Collar has a smooth and evenly fin ished edge on bot^ sides. These Collars are not simplr flat pleees of paper cut In the ferm of a collar, hut are MOLDED AND SHAPED TO fIT THE NECK. They are made la "Novelty," (or turn-dowa style;) In every half site from 12 to 17 Inched, and In "Bureka," (or Garotte,) frem 13 to 17 inches; and packed in " solid sites" in neat blue cartoae, containing 100 each; also in smaller one* of tea each?the latter a very handy package for traveler! any and navy effloers. WBVBRY COLLAR is stamped "GRAY'S PATENT MOLDED COLLAR." Bold by all dealera hi men's furnishing good*. The trade supplied by WALL. STEPHENS ft CO., ap!4-?m 323 Pa. avenue, Washington, DAMS EXPRESS COMPANY, OtriOM 614 PA. AVENUE, Washington, D. C, A OB.AT WMT" MBRCHANDISE.MONEy.iKWELRY^ YALU ABLES, NOjES. STOC^B, ^pa'toH to an Forwarded with BAE *T _ -? Its principal offices are WASHINGTON,^. 0., NEW YORK, BO8T0N PHILADELPHIA, BALTIMORE' CIN CINNATI, ST. LOUI8, LOUlS ? YILLfc, LEXINGTON. Connections are made at New York and Bostoa, JtL 1 X__ ?. ? M if .. _ a. _ A.m_ _ #1 a * tv a rm m M * and thencelv European expresses to all prominent commercial towns in Great Britain and the Oonti nent. Collection of NOTES, DRAFTS, and BILLS mad* at all aooessihle parts of the United States. 0. C. DUNN, Agent, den Waahi?**"??. D. O. PAFKRHAlVeilfGS. A great variety of ENTIRELY NEW STYLES Adapted to PARLORS. blNING BOOMS, HALLS, ABD CHAMBERS. Also, ?."00 YARDS CANTON MATTINGS, 1,000 YARB8 VLOOB OIL CLOTHS. Our Mattings are unrivalled in this city, compri lng in part the famous Gowqua brand for parlo Oil Oloths from 3 to U feet wide, adapted to dl^i rooms, haHs, Ac. Also? WINDOW SHADES, BRASS CORNICES, PARLOB MATS, Paper hung by skillful workmen, and all ord? promptly attended to. Give as a call and sa from 10 to ? per cent. Bit VLB * f ALOONEB*8 No. 348 7th street, between I street and ?P*S-eo Mass. avenue. PERKINS, STERNE <ft Co., ISO Broadway, H. T.? BXJ0LUS1YB DEALERS IN CALIFORNIA WINK. We caaraatee them all to he Vor sale by all fat-class Grooers and DraifMl everywhere mhw-fcn* p.. WMK>?kA1Ini0? i LOOK HOSPITAL. officb no. v booth tbbi>brior btreeti THE ONLY PHYSICIAN ADVERTISING Mas discovered ft* moat Certain, 8p*sdy. acd Eff^tualRemedi ?as discovered O"*1". i Ren?dF In the world for Relief in Bin Bours ! No TrxJUnf I Person s Rained by lirnornnt Pretenders. or bp Deadly Pslion .Mercury, should Mill Immediately. " cvj*tro^osb'to two?"'"" Impotence. (Itnertl DebUlty. Werysrosness, Dy*? w??f, Laiguor. Low Spirits. Confasion af MfM? Palpitation of the Heart, Timidity, Dimness ofBight or Giddineas, Disease of ta* Head, Throat, Nose, or Skin, Affection* ?'*'}? Lungs, Stomach or Bowels?thes* Terrible Disor ders arising from Solitary Uabitaof Yonth?'tM HO*it and solitary practices more fatal to their victims than the son* of Syrens to the mariners ef SlyMus. blighting their most brilliant hopes o* anticipations, rendering marriage, Ac., imposd ble. TOVNO MEN Especially, who hare beeome the victims of Soli tary ?ice.that dreadful and destructive habit whiell annually sweeps to an untimely ^rue thousands of Tonng Men of the most exalted tal ?nt and brilliant Intellect, who might otherwise have entraneed 110 tening Senatea with the thunders ef eloquence or waked to extacy the living lyre, may call with fall confidence TAKE PARTICULAR NOTICE. These are some of the sad and melancholy effect* produced by early habits of youth, vli: Weakness of the Back and Limbs, Pain in the Head. Dimness of Sight. Loss of Muscular Power. Palpitation of the Heart, Dyspepsia, Nervous Irritability. De rangement of the Bigestive Functions, General Debility, 8ymptoma oiConsumption, Ae. Mbktalitv.?The fearful effects on the mind are Married Persons, or young men oontemplattns marriage.aware of Physical Weaknea*, Organia i Debility, Wasting of the Organs, Deformities, Ac., should apply immediately. He who places himself under the care of Dr. J. may religiously confide in his honor as a gen tleman, and confidently rely upon hia akill as a Physician. ORGANIO W ^KN.^-JOT.NOT IHF1.I. By Dr. Johnston's marvelous treatment. Weak ress of the Organs is speedily cured, and fall vigoi restored. Thousands of the most nervous, debili tated and Impotent, who had lost all hope, hav* been immediately relieved. ? . . All impediments to marriage. Physical or Mental Disqualifications. Loas of Procreative Power, Ner vous Irritability. Trembling*, and Weakness. ?? Exhaustion of the moat fearful kind, apeedlly cured. Dil. JOHNSON Member of the Royal College of Burgeons. Loo don, Graduate from one of the moat eminent Col leges in the United States, and the greater part o? whose life has been spent in the hospitals of Lon don, Paris,Philadelpniaand elsewhere.haa effected some of the most astonishing cures that were eve* known; many troubled with ringing in the head and ears when asleep.great nervouaneoa.be alarmed at sudden sounds, oaahfulnessx with frequent blushing, attended sometimes with derangement ?f mind, were cured immediately. YOUNG MEN who hare Injured themselves by a certain p recti 0* indulged in when alone?a habit frequentlyjearned from evil companions, or at school, the effects ox which are nightly felt, even when asleep, and, if not cured, renders marriage Impossible, ana ae atroya both mind and body, should apply learnedl atWh'at a pity that a young man. the hone of hli eountry and darling of nis parents, should bo anatched from all the prospects and enjoyments of life by the consequence of deviat.on from the pat* of nature and indulging in a certain secret habit, Such persons must, before contemplating MARRIAGE reflect that a aound mind and body are the mort necessary requisites to promote connubial happi ness indeed. Without these the Journeythrougl life becomes a weair pilgrimage; the prospect hourly darkens to the view: the mi ad become? ahadowed with despair and filled with the melan choly reflections that the happiness of another U blighted with our own. DISEASES OF IMPRUDENCE. When the misguided and imprudent votary of pleasure finds he has imbibed the seeds of this pain ful disease, it often happens that an ill-timed aenag of shame or dread of discovery detera him from ap plying to those whe, from education and respeeta Dility can alone befriend him. He falls Into th* hands of ignorant and designing pretenders, who, incapable of curing, filch his pecuniary substance, keep him trifling month after month, or as long as the smallest fee can be obtained, and in despair leave him with ruined health to sigh over his gall ing disappointment; or, by the use of that deadlp poison. Mercury, hasten the constitutional symp toms of this terrible disease, such as Affections of the Head, Throat, Nose, Skin, ete., progressing with frightful rapidity until death puta an end to his dreadful sufferings by sending him to that un discovered country from Whose bourne no travels returns. OFFICE T SOUTH FREDERICK 8TREET, left hand side going from Baltimore street, a fetr doors from the corner. Pail not to observe name and number. ... . . . (?*-No letters received unless post paid and con taining a stamp to be used on the reply. Persona writing shonld atate age, and aend portion ot ad vertisement describing symptoms. The Dr.'s Diploma kants in his Ofl?. INDORSEMENT OF THE PRESS. The many thousand cured at this establishment within the last twenty years, and the numerous important Surgical Operations performed by Dr. Johnston, witnessed by the reporters of ''The Bun" and many other papers, notices of which have ap peared again and again before the publle,besideJ hiB standing as a gentleman of character and re sponsibility, is a sufficient guarantee to the f meted. 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