Newspaper of Evening Star, August 16, 1864, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated August 16, 1864 Page 1
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V?. XXIV. WASHINGTON. D. C.. TUESDAY. AUGUST 16. 1864. . N2. 8.577 S. T??1860.?X Persons c/ pedentary babita troubled with weah ltw isMitod*. palpitation of the heart, lack ? appetite, diatreaa after eatiag, tor*id liver, aon ttipetfon, Ac., deserve to auffer if they will not try the celebrated PLANTATION BITTERS, which are bow recommended by the highest medi cal authorities, and warranted to produce an im midiatt beneficial effect. They are exceedingly I agreeable, perfectly pure, and must supercede all other tonics where a healthy, gentle stimulant is required. Tb?y purify, atrengten and invigorate, Tbey create a healthy appetite. They are an antidote to a change of water and diet. They overcome effeeta of dissipation and late hours. Thoy strengthen the system and enliven the wind. They prevent miasmatic and intermittent fevers Tbey purify the breath and acidity of the stomach. They cure Dyspepsia and Constipation, They enre Diarrhea, Cholera, and Cholera Morbus, They cure Liver Complaint and Nervous Head aebf. They make the veak strong, the languid bril liant, and are exhausted nature's great restorer. They are composed of the celebrated Calinaya bark, wintergreen, sassafras, roots and herbs, all preserved in perfectly pare St. Croix rum. For particulars, see circulars and testimonials around each bottle. Beware of imposters. Examine every bottle, gee that it has D. 8. Barnes' signature on our pri vate U.S. Stamp over the cork, with plantation scene, and our firm signature on a fine steel plate engraving on side label. 8ee that our bottle is not refilled with spurious and deleterious stuff. We defy any person to match the taste or character of our goods. Any person pretending to sell Plantation Bitters by the gallon or in bulk, is an impostor* We sell only in our log cabin bottle. Any person imitating this bottle, or selling any other material therein, whether called PlantationJBitters or not, is a criminal under the U. 8. Law, and will be so prosecuted by us. We already have our eye on two parties re-filling our bottles, Ac., who will succeed in getting themselves into close quarters. The demand for Drake's Plantation Bitters from ladies, clergymen, merchants, Ac., is perfectly Incredible. The simple trial of a bottle is the evidence we pre ?ent of thoir worth and superioritv. They are sold by all rtFpectable druggists, grocers, physicians, hotels, saloons, steamboats and country stores. P. H. DRAKE k CO., angl eo3m 302 BROADWAY, N. Y. C. W. BOTELER. JNO. W. BOTELER C. W. BOTELER It SO!f, mroiTBBs, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IK CHIN A, GLASS AND CROCKERY WARE, TiBLE CUTLERY, SILVER-PLATED WARE, BRITANNIA WARE, BLOCK TIN GOODS, TIN CI1 AMBER SETS, COAL OIL LAMPS, JAPANNED WAITERS, DOOR MATTS, FEATHER DUSTERS, BRU8HES, WOOD WARE, AND HOUSEKEEPING ARTICLES GENERALLY. tar houses, hotels, and steamboats FURNISHED AT SHORT NOTICE. 319 IRON HALL, PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE. 17-eo?m between 9th and IHh sts 0 T I C E . QUct of Commissioners of Improvtmtnts, 1 * 1864.f N at rvwntnt.t.n ? C\ty Hill, June 28. In compliance with an ordinance of the Corpo ration, entitled "An act for the removal of offal, *l*ps, Ac.," the public are hereby notified that all kitchen offal will be removed from their respec tive dwellings once a day until the 1st October next, and all nousekeepers are hereby notified to place vessels sufficient to contain such offal, and easily handled, in the rear of their several prem iers, when accessible to the garbage carts, and when not accessible in the rear, then at a place nost convenient, *. B. iWKSgTT, Commissioner Fi&st Ward: J AS. W. SPALDING, Commissioner Second Ward: JOHN T. GARNER. Commissioner Third Ward: WM. DOUGLASS. Commissioner Fourth Ward; WM. H. HAMILTON, Commissioner Fifth Ward; ? W. A. FLETCniR, Commissioner 8ixth Ward; J AS. H. BIROH, Commissioner Seventh Ward. N. B. All offal of other kinds will be promptly removed by notifying the Commissioners of the tame. - Je 23-law2m A T E R R E N T 8. Water Rioistbak's Oppiob, I Citt Hill, July7, 1864 { All persons who um the Aqueduct water on their premises are hereby notified that the water rent ia now due to tbe Corporation for the period from Julv 1, 1864, to January 1,1866. The water rent ia required to be paid at thla of fice during this month of July. If not paid by or before Angnst 1st, the law commands that the water be shut off at the main and not restored ex cept upon payment of arrears and two dollar* for expense of shutting off and restoring. The law does not provide for serving individual notices, and thi* public notice ia all that will be given. RANDOLPH COYLB, Jyd-lm Water Registrar. JOSEPH REYNOLDS A CO. PLUMBERS, GAS, AND STEAM FITTERS, No. #00 Nibth 8tbbbt, near avenue. Have Juat received, and will constantly keep oa hand, the largeat and beat assortment in the city of Chandeliers, Brackets, Drop Lights, Portables, Glass Globes, mica and other Shades, and all arti cles in thia line, from the best establishment* ia New York, Philadelphia, Ac., which will be *ol4 on the most reasonable terms. Allb, RANGES, FURNACES, and Fire-Board Btoves. We are prepared to furnish the beat RANGE ia uae anywhere, on very reasonable terms. Hotel*. Bestauranta, Ac., are invited to call. We do all kind* of GAS and 8TBAK fitting* promptly and cheap as also everything in the PLUMBI NG line In the most satisfactory manner. Cell and see our Bathing Tuba, Fountain* Water Cloaeta, Waah-atanda, Basins, Ac., Ac., at No. 400 N Inth street, near Pennavlvania avenue, the largest establishment in the citr. fe 3-cotf J EBB ON THE ATTACK AND DEFENCE OF out poets; London. Lendr'e Element* of FortiCcation; London. Sir Howard DouglassonFortiBcation; London. Vauban'a Firat System, by Thoa. Kimber; Lon The Modern System of Thomas Kimber: London. . , Field Worka, by Thoa. Kimber; London. Hyde's fortification: London. Lend?' Fortification j Londoa. Maban's Field Fortification. ly. M...UH ??r TAY10B, MHOI'lOFncI, CITY HAIL. Washisgtoh, D. C., Aagust 8,1864. NOTICE is hereby given to the owners of ?0AT8 running at large within the limits of the onrth Ward, ibat under a law of this corpora tion, tbey are liable to a fine of three dollar* for each animal so found ; and it ia also made the duty of the police constable*, after this notice be ing given to the ownera, to kill all found ruaning atlarge. rT . , 1 ? WM. DOUGHS. ?u 8 co3t [Intel.1 0orom!?*ioner 4th Ward. Sw, .o win? E. OWEN0A SON. Militakv aid Naval MERCHANT tAILOR8, >>ia Penn. avenne, between 14th and lath street** *** Washington. D. C. aal-lm PERSONAL. ALL DISEASES OF A PRIVATB WAT ORB CURED. ARRIVED FROM PARIS NINETEEN WEEKS AGO. PR. BECHTINGER, formerly Surgeon la eharge in the Austrian and Italian army, oe eupied himself with the treatment of all kinds of diseases. Particular attention given to Female Diseases and Private Diseases. Besides the knowl edge of three old languages, he converses in Eng. lish, French Italian, German, and Spanish lan guages. His Imperial Commissions ana his Diplo mas from the most celebrated university of Europe hang in his office. No. 499 Seventh street. Dr. Bee n ti n ger i> very much encouraged to have daring this very short time the patronage of the public or Washington, as. among many others not pub lished, the following certificates may be attested : " This is to eertifjr that I have been troubled for the last three years with a chronic disease, resist ing all medical treatment, and which through the aid of Dr. Bechtinger; I have been perfectly cured, "Washington city, 1st June. I?fi4. G. DONE." " Your treatment of my involuntary discharge and you success in it, recommend you very high ly. T. L. SMITH "? What Gemrn newspaper, (Weker Columbia,) Bars: After a long sickness my poor child became dropsical, in which time I call to you, dear sir, and you saved him. MA8C0N k R, B street. No 298." "I had tried all specifics, without any effect, against the ehrenic lung disease of my eldest son, until under your treatment he improved "Maryland av., 12th st. MULLER. Painter." All these and many other very difficult cures have been made by Dr. B. in the above specified time. Regular office hours from 9 to 11 a. m., and 4 to 6 p.m. For the poor and unfortunate posi tively only from 11 to 12. Medicines without charge. No. 499 Seventh street, opposite Odd FellowsVHall. au 10- lm* FEMALE COMPLAINT8 receive partiular atten tion at I)r. DARBY'S Office, 492 7th street between D and E. Those in need of a confidential advisercan be suited hy calling on him. au5-lm* PRIVATE COMPLAINTS Are treated, either personally or by letter, at Dr. WOOD'S Office, 49S7th street. Separate rooms for patients. Of fice open day and night. au S im* Madame aholiab would rbspectful ly announce to her friends and the public generally, that she is now settled permanently in ouse No. 249 C street, between 4H and 6th sts., Island, where she is prepared to read, to all who require it, the Past, Present and Future. Being an impressed medium, she is able to advise ana counsel with safety upon all matters; especially business matters; or in fact, anything of import ance. Ladies 75 cents; Gentlemen $1.25. Can be consulted from 8 a m. until 9 p.m. au 6 2w" Extraordinary powkr. l smith. Clairvoyant ana Test Bieaium,232 4th street, a few doors above I street, with the aid of spirits, examines all kinds of diseases, sees your dead and living friends; describes them, gets names; tells character; reads the future. Advice about busi ness. feittiagj2. jy 18-lm* TRAVELERS' DIRECTORY. CAPE MAY. Y RAILROAD FROM PHILADELPHIA FROM WALNUT STREET PIER, < VIA WEST JERSEY RAIL OAD. I At 6 a. m., accommodation due at 1A? a, m. At 10 a. m., express due at lJi p.m. At 4% a. m., express due atd p. m. Returning, leave Cape May? 6 a. m. express due at 9% a. m. 11.45 accommodation due at 4X p. m. fi.Ki p. m. express due at p.m. Through without change of eari or baggage. New cars, and everything first-elans. _ , Je 20 3m J. VAN RENSSELAER, Supt. BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD. On and after Sunday, June 19th, 1884, Daily Trains Will be run between Washington and New York and Washington and the West, as follows: FOB PHILADELPHIA, NEW YORK AND BOSTON. Leave Washington at 7.30 a.m., 11.15 a.m., and e.S> p. m. daily, except Sunday. On Sunday at 8.30 p. m. only. FOB BALTIMORE AND PHILADELPHIA. Leave Washington at 3 p ra. daily, except Sub* day. Passengers will note that this train runs as far M Philadelphia enly. FOR NE W TORE. Leave Washington daily at 6.30 p. m. . This train is for Neto York r as tenters txdusivtly, FOR BALTIMORE. Leave Washington at 6.30 a. m., 11.18 a. m.,3p. m., 4.45p. m., 7.30 p. m , and 8.30 p. m.,except Sun day. On Sunday at 7.90 a. m., S p. m., and 8.30 p. m, FOR AJjL PARTS OF THE WEST. Leave Washington at 6.90 a. m. and3,4.46and8 JO p.m. daily, except Sunday. On Sunday at 3 and 8.30 p. m Tickets sold to all points WEST, and baggagt ducked through. , FOR ANNAPOLIS. Leave Washington at 6.30 a. m. and 4.4B p. m. daily, except Sunday. No train for Annapolis on Sunday. Trains leaving Washington at 7.90 a. m. and 6.30 p. m. go through to New York without ekangi of cars. Sleeping cars on 6.9" and 8.90 p. m. trains. Berths can be secured until 6 p. m. daily at the ticket of fice. After that hour they must be secured of the Bleeping 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 Sunday. On Sunday it stops at all way points. PARTICULAR NOTICE. Passengers will please observe that the 9 p.m. train runs only a.< far as Philadelphia daily, sxupt Sunt'my. On Sunday it runs to Balttmortonly. Also, that the 6.30 y. m. train takes Ntw York passengtrs ?*For further information, tickets of any kind, Ac., apply to GEO. 8. KOONTZ, Agent at Wash ington. or at the Tieket Office. W. P. SMITH, Master of Transportation. L M. COLE, General Ticket Agent. Je20-tf G REAT PENNSYLVANIA ROUTE TO TH? NORTHWEST AND SOUTHWEST. ON AND AND AFTER NOVEMBER lfiTH trains will leave Baltimore from the North Cal vert Station as follows: Fast Mail at?_ ??? ? .9 ? A. M. Harriaburg Accommodation 3.00 P. M. Lightning Express??~?.$.30 p, m. THE 6.30 A. M. TRAIN FROM WASHINGTON connects with the9.20 a. m. train from Baltimore for Pittsburg and the West,and for Elmira, Buff alo, Rochester, Dunkirk,Canandaigua, and Ni agara Falls, and for New York city. THE 7.80 P. M. TRAIN FROM WASHINGTON connects with the 9.30 p. m. train from Balti more for Elmira and the North and Pittsburg and the West. SLEEPING CABS ON NIGHT TRAIN8. Soldiibs' Ticbsts at Govbbxmbbt Ratbs, ONB THROUGH TRAIN ON SUNDAY. LOW FARB AND QUICK TIME. *^~For tickets and any information apply at the office of the Great Pennsylvania Route, corner Penn. aveaue and 6th street, under National Hotel. Washington. J.N. DUBARRY, Superintendent N. C. R. R. * ?.. i. . . WILKINS . ? and Ticket Agent, eor. 6th st. and 1 Penn. avenue. THIS IS TO GIVE NOTICE, That the subscri ber hue obtained from the Orphans' Court of Washington county, in the District of Cottanbia. letters of administration on the persojUTPRtate of Casper A. Casper,late of Washington city. D. O., deceased. All persons having claims against the said deceased are hereby warned to exhibit the sane, with the vouchers thereof, to the subscriber, on or before the 28th day of June next: they may otherwise by law he excluded from all benefit of the said estate. Given under my hand this 28th day of June A. D. 1864. [Je 29-law3w*] MARY CASPER. npBIB IS TO GIVE NOTICE, That the subscri Jl ber has obtained from the Orphans' Court of Washington eounty, in the District of Columbia, letters testamentary on the personal estate of John Smith, late of Washington city, D. C., deceased. All persons having claims against the said deceased are hereby warned to exhibit the same, with the vouchers thereof, to the subscriber, on or before the 30th day of July next; they may ?therwise by law be excluded from all benefit of the said estate. Given under my hand this 90th day of Jnly, 1864. au J-law3w? H. O. BAKER. rT,HI8 18 TO GIVE NOTICE, That the subscri l ber has obtained from the Orphans' Court of Washington county, in the DistTiet of Columbia, letters of administration on the personal estate of Joseph Reynolds, late of Washington county, D. I*., deceased. All persons having claims against the said deceased, are hereby warned to exhibit the same, with vouchers thereof, to the subscri ber, on or before the *)th day of July next: they mar otherwise, by law, be excluded from all bene Given under ay hand this 30th of Jul Test: Z. 0. RO aulUw4w? Register T% of Gen. MeOleUan and other ??Mlshedd?nment AMUSEMENTS. CANTERBURY HALL.. I CANTERBURY HALL.i L fcanterbury HALL.l THEATER MUSIC HAL" LOOISI AHA AveIH, 1V?ar Corner of Sixth street. Rear of National and Metropolitan Houls. Ghoxob L?a.. ?Proprietor. W. E. Cavakadoh -?-...8U?e Manager. THE GREAT CENTER THE GREAT CENTER THE GREAT CENTER TIIE GREAT CENTER OF ATTRACTION. Or ATTRACTION. OF ATTRAHTION, OF ATTRACTION. THE PIONEER MUSIC HALL, THE PIDNBKR MUSIC HALL, THE PIONEER MUSIC HALL, THE PIONEER MUSIC HALL, which has stood the TEST OF YEARS. TEST OP YEARS. TEST OK VSA"". TEST OF TEARS. ? THE PUBLIC S FAVORITE RESORT. THE PUbLIC'8 FAVORITE RKSORT. THE PUBLIC'S FAVORITE RESORT. THE PUBLIC'S FAVORITE RESORT, First week of the world-renowned SCOTTISH NIGHTINGALE, SCOTTISH NIGHTINGALE, SCOTTISH NIGHTINGALE, SCOTTI8H NIGHTINGALE, SCOTTISH NIGHTINGALE, MH8 AGNE8 sutherland. MIS8 AGNE3 SUTHERLAND, MISS AGNES sutherland, MISS AGNES SUTHERLAND, tlISS AGNES sutherland, 1ISS AGNES SUTHERLAND, MISS AGNES sutherland, MI88 AGNES SUTHERLAND, MISS AGNES sutherland, MISS AGNES SUTHERLAND. Third week of the engagement of MISS SALLIE SUNDERLAND, MISS SALLIE SUNDERLAND, MISS SALLIE SUNDERLAND, MISS SALLIE SUNDBRLAND, MISS 8ALLIE SUNDERLAND, MISS SALLIE SUNDERLAND, MISS SALLIE SUNDERLAND, MISS SALLIE SFNDERLAND, MIS8 SALLIE 8UNDERLAND, flISS SALLIE SUNDBRLAND. THE GREAT BALLADIST THE GREAT BALLADIST THE GREAT BALLADIST THE GREAT BALLADIST THE GREAT BALLADI0T OF THE DAY. OF THE DAY. OP THE DAY. O? TH1 DAY. OF THB DAY. MON8. 8ZOLLO8Y, MON8. SZOLLOSY, MONS. SZOLLOSY, MONS. SZOLLOSY, MON8. BZOLLOSY, MONS. SZOLLOSY, MON8. BZOLLOSY, ? MONS. SZOLLOSY, the celebrated Maitre da Ballet, and his MAGNIFICENT BALLBT TROUPB. magnificent BALLET TROUPB. MAGNIFICENT BALLET TROUPB. magnificent BALLET TROUPB, MAGNIFICENT BALLET TROUPB. magnificent BALLBT TROUPE. MAGEIFICENT BALLET TROUPE. ' magnificent BALLBT TROUPE. THE BEAUTIFUL WESNER SISTERS, MARY, MARY, MARY, MARY, MARY, ELLA. BLLA, ELLA. ELLA, *LLA< PALLIB, SALLIE, BALLIE, SALLIE, SALLIE, AND LIZZIE. AND LIZZIE, AND LIZZIB, AND LIZZIE, ? . and LIZZIB, Who Will appear in soma Charming Dances. ? Great Ethiopian Comedians, MULLIGAN, MULLIGAN, MULLIGAN, MULLIGAN, MULLIGAN, MULLIGAN, MULLIGAN, MULLIGAN, WEST WEST, west! west, west, wb8t west, dougherty, WJ?8T, DOUGHERTY, DOUGHERTY. dougherty, DOUGHERTY, dougherty, DOUGHERTY, BODGH.B?. WIT.L, AMP, WILLIAMS, WILLIAMS, WILLIAMS, WILLIAMS, WILLIAMS, WILLIAMS, WILLIAMS, and REDDBN, redden, redden, redden, redden, beddbn! redden' In a new selection of Comie Acts. ' The characteristic Ballet, entitled THE BELLE OF THB VILLAGB. THE BBLLB OF THB VILLAGB THE BELLB OF THE VILLAGE THE BBLLB OF THB VILLAGE THB BELLE OF THE VILLAGE THE BELLE OF THB VILLAGB* * THE BELLE OF THE VILLAGE' THE BELLE OF THB VILLAGE! The side-splitting Farce, WANTED 1,000 MILLINERS. WANTED 1,090 MILLINERS WANTED 1,000 MILLINBRS, WANTED 1,000 MILLINERS! WANTED 1,000 MILLINERS? And a selection of ENTIRELY NEW acts. ENTIRELY NEW acts. ENTIRELY NBW acts, ENTIRELY NEW acts* ENTIRELY NEW acts! TO-NIGHT. TO NIGHT. ?0-NIGHT. O-NIGHT. TO-NIGHT. 8TRANGERS, STRANGERS, STRANGERS, STRANGERS, STRANGERS. Pont fail to TISIT THB canterbury, vi8it. THB CANTERBURY, vi8it THB cantbrbury, vi8it THE CANTBRBURY, visit THE canterbury, If yos wonld witness a PERFORMANCE WORTH 8EBING. performance WORTH SBBING. PERFORMANCE WORTH SEEING. performance WORTH SBBING. PERFORMANCE WORTH SEEING, FAMILY MATINEE, FAMILY MATINEB, FAMILY MATINEB, FAMILY MATINBB! FAMILY MATINBB, FOR LADIBS AND children FOR LADIES AND CHILDREN FOR LADIES AND children. J OR LADIES AND CHILDRBN. OR LADIES AND childrbn! SATURDAY AFTERNOON, SATURDAY AFTERNOON! SATURDAY AFTERNOON. SATURDAY AFTERNOON SATURDAY AFTERNOON, AT B O'clock. AT 2 O'clock. AT 3 O'clock. AT 2 O'clock. V AT 2 O'clock. , 28 CTS.; CHILDRBN, 15 ION, 25 CTS.; childrbn, 16 88I0N, 25 CTS.; CHILDREN, 15 ADMISSION, 25 CTS.. childrbn IS ADMISSION, 25 OTS ? " S?1 CTS CHILDREN,' 15 CTS Tickets for Ml* It u* principal Hotals asdlM Doors opaa at T ?*olo?k; mm* at 8 o'alook. LOCAL NEWS. CORPORATION AFFAIRS. Council, PKOCBBDiHOfl, August Mb.?Board if Aldermen.?1 be Board was called to order by the President, Mr. Brown. All the mem bers present except Messrs. Lloyd, Morgan, Turton and XJtermelile. The Chair laid before the Board a communication from the Mayor, ( announcing the approval of the act making an appropriation to Improve the sanitary condi tion of the city; a bill for the encouragement of ?volunteer enlistments; and a bill to grade and pave F street north. Also, a communication nominating Elias E. Barnes as Commissioner of Improvements of the Fifth Ward, vice A. W. Eaton, resigned. Referred to committee on improvements. Also, petition of Mr. Fitz Simmons, presen' proprietor of the Varieties Music Hall, asking to be exonerated from the jfityment of the amount of license due the Corporation, and assessed upon Messrs. Hamblin & Co., former proprietors, for exhibitions that have taken place in said hail, and which have never been paid. Referred to committee on finance. Also, a communication from the Commis sioners of the Washington Asylnm, transmit ting a resolution of the Commissioners requir ing all females in the Poor House affi Icted with venereal diseases to pay board to the amount of $5 per week, or else that the house at which they formerly lived shall be reported to the Commissioners and by them reported to the Grand Jury as a direputable house. Refarred to committee on asylum. Reports of committees were made as follows: By Mr. Pepper /improvements)?Bill to pave the footway on tne north front of Square No. 264; bill to erect a 6ewer on 14th street west, from K street north to the canal; bill to nay a deficiency for a gutter on H street north; bill to erect a wooden bridge over Tiber creek, in Square No. 677?all of which were passed. Also, reported back the nomination of Elias E. Barnes for Commissioner of the Fifth Ward, and he was confirmed. From the same com mittee Mr. Pepper reported back the bill to construct a brick arch over tne creek on North Capitol street, in the Third Ward: bill torelay the gutter on 7th street west, across M street north?all of which were passed. By Mr. Lewis (improvements)?Bill to repair the gut ter on tne south side of L street north, frum9th to 10th street west; bill to repair the gntter on the east side of 10th street west, from H to I north; bill to take up and relay the gutter on the north side of K street north, from 12th to 13*h street west?all of which were passed. By Mr. Noyes (committee on schools)?Bill for the support of the public schools for the fiscal year ending June 3oth, lWi5; and it was passed. [The bill appropriates: For salaries of teach ers, 938,600; for contingent expenses, including the rent and care of rooms, 810,!>87; for general supplies, such as books, Ac., 81.625; for con tingent expenses of Board of Trustees, #700; ror salary of treasurer and secretary, 8700. for con tingent expenses of treasurer's office, ?250; for printing, *435? making a total of 86-2,197.] By Mr. Plant, fire department?Bill for re lief of Franklin Fire Company; passed. By Mr. Gulick. asylum?Reported back report of Intendant of Asylum, and it was placed on the files. ^ The following bills frem the Board of Com mon Council were passed, viz:?Bill to set the curb and pave the footway on the north and south sides of G street north, Irom 9th to 10th west, and bill to set the curbstone and pave the footway on the south front of square No. 629. The following were referred:?Bill to in crease the compensation of members of the City Councils to 85 for each day's attendance, and bill to take up and relay the gutter and pave the alley in square No. 254. The Aldermen's bill providing for appoint ment of officers to manage the fire alarm and police telegraph was returned with amend ments, creating the offices of superintendent and operators (two) and ene line repairer, the superintendent to receive a salary of 81,000per annum and the operators 8800 each, and the line repairer 8600. Mr. McCathran introduced a resolution ask ing the opinion of the Corporation Attorney whether it is not within the province of Coun cils to prevent the departure hence of steam boat excursions on tbe Sabbath day. Mr. Pepper opposed the passage of the reso lution. We had better bring the blue laws of Connecticut here at once, and re-enact them. He did,, not believe any body of men had a right to say how a man sliould employ his leisure on the Sabbath, or stop him from traveling on that day, or from going away from the city. Mr. McCathran spoke of the excursions on Sunday last, and wanted to know who was to blame for this desecration of the Sabbath, and who had the authority to put an end to it. He did not wish to prevent any one from leaving the city. His resolution did not contemplate that, but he did not think it was proper to al low these excursions to start out by steam or rail. He wanted to know who could prevent it. If we had the authority to stop it he want ed to know it, and if tbe Board was blameable, let tbe blame rest upon it. He, for one, did not wish to remain ignorant of his duty in the premises. If he was to blam9 he had to ans wer to bis constituents, and he believed the Councils had a right to prevent steamers going out on the Sabbath day. As lor the blue laws of Connecticut, be did not wish to Introduce them here, but he did think a proper respect should be paid the Sabbath. Mr. Pepper said he had been much edified by tbe Alderman's remarks, but be did not believe in tbe right of any oiie to say where he should go on the Sabbath day. It was a perfect hum bug to pass laws of this character for they could not be enforced. He was out upon the psalm einglng, hypocritical canting people who insisted upon marking out a line of con duct to be observed on the Sabbath. He denied tbe right of any one to Bay be should go to church unless he chose to do so. He remem bered when he was younger tbere was a class of young men who were models of propriety and always at their places (apparently) In church. But he had known them to sit about in a grog shop until the hour for church to leave out, when they would hurry to line the curb-stones and people would say: what models those young men are ? always at church. Mr. Gulick? Where were yon at such times 1 Mr. Pepper.?In the grog shop with them; | laughter] but no one ever gave me credit for church going. Tbe resolution failed to pass, the vote stand ing five to four. The Common Council bill to regulate the weight of bay, straw, Ac.; and the bill making appropriation lor the general and contingent expenses tor the year ending June, 11865, were referred. Resolutions of respect to the memory of Robert T. Knight, a member of tbe last Board of Common Council, were then adopted and the Board adjourned. Common Council.?'The Board was called to order by the President, Mr. Lloyd, all the members present except Messrs. Dudley, Kel ly, Skirving, Wilson and Walker. A communication was received from the Mayor, announcing his approval of the follow ing acts: Imposing taxes for the year 1864; for placing a flag center in the gntter on the north side of Massachusetts avenue, from 9th to loth streets west; for the improvement of gutters on the north side of H street north, from 11th to 13th streets, and on G street north, from loth to 12th streets; for repair of alley in Square 234; to supply a deficiency in the appropria tion for the repair of certain gutters in the 2d Ward; authorizing the extension of the sewer in 9th street west. The following were introduced and passed: By Mr. Lamer: to relay pavement in Square 254; to make assessment for paving the car riage way on the west front of Square 362. By Mr Owen: to revive tbe act to set curb and cause foot pavement to be laid on the east front of Square 214. The following were reported and passed: By Mr. Lamer: (improvements,) to set curb stone and cause tbe paving footway on the west side of 9th street west, from N to O streets; to set curb and cause footway to be paved on south front of Square 829; to repair the bridge at H street north, between 1st street east and North Capitol street; to grade and gravel I street south from 4th street east to the canal; to tTim and gravel B street soath from New Jersey avenue to 2d street east. The fellowing were received from the Al dermen Relief of Newman A Bro.; referred. To grade and gravel Maryland avenue, from 1st to 2d east; passed. To trim and gravel B street south, from Pennsylvania avenue to7th street east; referred. To supply a deficiency for grading and gravaling 18th street west, from New York avenue toX street north; re ferred. To grade and. gravel B street south, from New Jersey aytnue to 2d street east. Au thorising the appointment of a secretary te the Board of Water Commissioners; referred. Joint resolution authorizing the Bab-hoard of trustees of the Third District to organise two additional primary schools in lien of on* sec ondary and one primary; referred. The annual appropriation bill was taken up a> the special order, and alter some few amendments bad been made it was passed. Tbe bill reported by Mr. Kelly at a former meeting to Increase tbe fees allowed to weigh ers of bay, straw, See., was taken up, and Mr. Lamer moved an amendment making tbe bill incperatlTe daring tbe present year. He ar gued tbat it wonld be unjust to increase com pensation at tbis time, as had it been known tbat tbe prices were to be increased the prices obtained at tbe secent sale would have been better. Tbe amendment was lost, and tbe bill was passed. The bill providing for the removal of the re mains of Major Charles L. Enfant, and the erection of a monument to his remains was called up, and, on motion of Mr. Peugh, it was (aid over for one week. A communication was received from the Commissioners of the Asylum, submitting for tbe approval ot the Board the following reso lution adopted at the meeting on the 3d in stant: Resolved, That all females, inmates of tbe Poor House, afllicted with venereal disease, sball be subjected to a weekly board ot 95; all unable or unwilling to pay said board, sball be required to give tbe name or names of the keeper or keepers of the house or houses at which they boarded, and if said keeper or keepers fail to pay said board, they shall be reported to tbe grand jury as keeping disreputable houses. Referred to the Asylum committee. Mr. Moore called the attention of the Board to the fact that at the last ixeeting a resolution was passed calling on the Register for infor mation as to the state of the finances, and no anwer had been received. He thought that more attention should be paid to such requests, and would suggest that the Secretary keep a record of such calls as were made. Tbe bill to place a gravel footway on 1st street west, from B street to Indiana avenue, reported upon adversely by the committee on improvements, was taken up, and tbe commit tee discharged. The bill amending the act organizing the Paid Fire Department was taken up, and Mr. Wright suggested tbat the salary of S(V*0 to the tillermau be stricken oat, and insert ?250. He referred to Mr. Peabody's communi cation, in which be Btates tbat it is not neces sary for a hook and ladder company to be tbe first on tbe ground; that the pulling down of bouses was the last resort; and therefore it was not necessary for a tiller man to be always on duty. He moved that tbe vote by which the salary was fixed at 8000 be reconsidered. Car. ried. Mr. Marche, with all due respect to Mr. Peabody's opinions, believed thafca book and ladder company could do as much service as an engine company. The ladders were used to assist tbe hose companies, and the hook and ladder companies had hitherto done much ser vice in saving life and property. Mr. Lamer argued that the tillerman was as necessary as tbe hostler: if these officers were at the engine the truck could run and the members might meet the apparatus at the fire. The question was taken on the amendment, and it was lost?veas 2, nays 13. On motion of Mr. Edmonston, the bill was laid ever until next meeting. Mr. Marche introduced a resolution author izing tbe sub-Board of School Trustees of the Third District to sell the school building on the comer of 3d street east and D street south, and erect a frame building on its site; which was referred. Mr. Peugh asked that the bill from tbe Alder men, to pave the carriageway on the north front of square '284, be taken up. Aiter some discussion it was laid over. Adjourned. Atfaibh ik OBOKQKTowTf.?Sunday, a par ty of drunken men from Arlington" Heights paid a visit to Georgetown, nnd created con siderable disturbance in the most frequented part of the town. The police succeeded in ar resting the party?James McKey, M. T. Cline, and Daniel Knight?each of whom was fined S10.?.r) by Justice Bnckey. A Rottgh Customer.?Michael O'Connell was arrested by Officer Lipscomb for disorderly conduct. On the way to the station-house, the officer not observing his prisoner carefully, re ceived a severe blow from him, which laid tbe officer senseless in the street. Shortly after, O'Connell was re-arrested and taken to the station by Officer Thomas. He tried to beat Officer Thomas, but failed, the officer apply, ing his club with good eifect. O'Connell was fined ?10 for disorderly conduct, and held to bail for court for the assault ^Disturbing the Street Cars. ? Timothy Shea ?id Daniel Conner, from the Navy Yard, cre ated a disturbance in a street car, being drunk. Tbe conductor tried to get them out, and fail ing, called policemen Boreman and Cunning ham. They resisted and fought tbe officers, but were secured and fined each 95 by Justice Buckey. These disturbances are unusual in Georgetown on the Sabbath. The Military Department.?Major R. M. Littler, (formerly of the 2d Iowa regiment,) Assistant Provost Marshal, and commandant of Forrest Hall Prison, is putting things in good condition in bis department. The powers of the position are more extensive than those ol former officers in charge there. The office of tbe Assistant Provost Marshal is located at the comer of High and Prospect streets, and is well arranged for the purposeb intended. The Forrest Hall Prison, the receptacle or bounty jumpers, de serter* and stragglers, and other military hard cases, also in charge of Major Littler, receives his particular attention. The Pest Adjutant, Lieut. S. C. Davis, of the Warren County Kifles, has bis office there as executive officer. Major Littler has established a day and night patrol of infantry and cavalry, with a deter mination of strictly enforcing tbe orders of the department to which he belongs, and the bene fits arising from the energy with which this new arrangement is carried out, begins already to be seen and felt. The town is cleared ot I stragglers and disorderly soldiers, and the police will have the benefit of efficient aid whenever required. As the orders of the pat rols are very strict, enlisted men should be sure to secure passes before visiting George town. The streets of Georgetown are undergoing a decided improvement, a large company of con trabands are employed in removing the dirt and filth from the carriage ways, and under the command of Capt. D. C. James, they will succeed in thoroughly cleansing the main streets. A Bit op Romaics.?Yesterday morning, a sailor, named Wm. Coleman, belonging to the steamer Don, entered the agency office of John F. Callan, Esq.. near the Bank of Washington, in company with a young lady, and asked for a minister or other party qualified to unite them in the bonds of matrimony. Mr. Callan, seeing tbe fix the tar was in, Immediately lent him all the assistance in his power by sending for the Rev.~U. Ward, who has an office in the building, and giving them the use of the office in which to celebrate the nuptials, and in a short time Mr. W. appeared, and the twain ' were made one according to the rites of the Methodist Protestant Church. After receiving the congratulations of those assembled, and securing the certificate, the parties left the office, at peace "with all the wcrld and the rest of mankind." The bride Is Miss Catherine Watson, of Cleve land, Illinois, and we understand her parents are in good circumstances. The groom says that they have known each other from their youth up. Coleman entered the navy two years since, and during this period has kept up a correspondence witb the lady, who about nine months since went to New York to see him. He then took her home to her parents, and told her to wait until he had served out his time, when he would make all right; but it appears that the lady thought the time was too long, and came here to see him a few days since, and the result was that they were mar ried yesterday, as above stated. Coleman says that he will send her home to her parents, and when his time is out he will serve the certificate (of marriage) on the old folks and claim her. Sitddsn Dbaths.?On Friday last, Jas. Con way, a saddler, went into Fletcher's tavern, at the comer of 94th and G streets, and while Bitting on a barrel he suddenly fell and died in a short time?before medical assistance could be procured. Coroner Woodward held an in Juest and "a verdict that his death was caused ?om apoplexy was rendered. On Saturday morning an unknown soldier was taken suddenly ill near the Circle Bar racks, in the First ward, and died In a few minutes. The surgeon in charge of tbe hospi tal took charge ol the body and as a soldier had died in a very, similar manner the previous night it was surmised that poison had been administered, and Sergt. Hnriy, of the police, was sent for. An inquest was held by Coroner Woodward. Dost mortem wo held but no traees of potson Was observed, add a verdict was rwdmd tha?Ksnth was caused by intemperance and exposure to the sen. telegraphic news. . FROM EUROPE. Political flewi I"nimportant ? Amtricav Difficulty ?with the Kgyptla* Btrtri. nrat. Farther Poikt, An*. 15.?The steamship North American, from Liverpool August 4. and Londonderry August 5, passed Farther Point at 6 30 p. m to-day. The political news Is almost a blank. The U.S. war steamer Niagara arrived at Liverpool on the 3d in?t.. and was received with a salute from the British war stsamec Majestic. The Alexandria correspondent of the Times gives the particulars of a quarrel between the American Consul and the Egyptian Govern ment. An American, in erecting a steam en gine, partially destroyed an aqueduct for sup plying the town with water. The Consul, on being applied to by the authorities, stopped the works, but subsequently permitted then to proceed. The Government then forcibly interfered, and ejected the workmen. The Consul hereupon demanded satisfaction for the insult to the American tlag. He refused to accede to the proposal that each party should send an engineer to inspect the alleged dam age, agreeing to abide by their jilnt decision* and threatened to strike his colors unless sat isfaction was given within twenty.four hour*. Accordingly, after that time elapsed tbe fla?c was hauled down, and a dispatch from the Government, which arrived almost immedi ately afterwards, was returned unopened. The Col suI telegraphed to Constantinople, and the matter rests. Of the general European news, there Is an utter absence of anything of moment. Tfce English Cabinet have all dispersed for the rcMon. Lord and Lady Palmerston had been engaged in the ceremony of cutting the first sod of a new railroad. Nothing additional had transpired as to the peace negotiations at Vienna. INDIAN HOSTILITIES. Indiscriminate Murder of Whites?All tha Tribes lor War* St. Loris, Aug. J5.?The Atchison Press has news from Little lilue that the Indians on. Sunday last, commenced an indiscriminate murder of the whites iu that section of the stage route. The station keepers and settlers are all leaving. The overland mail coaches have stopped running. The Kokotah Union of the 2d savs that everything in the nature of crops in the Mis souri valley, from St. Pierre to Sioux City, wa? ruined in the short space of two davs by grass hoppers. It says the supply of food for the subsistence of the inhabitants for the ensuing year must be imported. The Democrat's Fort Leavenworth despatch says the Indian outrages continue in Northern Kansas. The people in the northwestern coun ties have been murdered, their crops destroyed, and stock driven off. The evidence accumulates that all or nearly all the tribes on the plains are banded together for war. Gen. Blunt has issued orders that no arms or ammunition be sold them, and has notified all officers having authority over the Indiana not to permit them to leave their reservations for the West, and that such acts will be taken as a proof of their hostility, and treated ac cordingly. Rhode Island Election. Pbovidbkce, R. I., August 15 ?Rhode Island voted to-day upon three propositions to amend the constitution of the State, viz: To allow sol diers to vote; to extend suffrage to naturalized citizens who served in tbe war; and to abolish tbe registry tax. Returns so far indicate that all are approved. LATBR. Providkmcb, August 15.?Later figures ren der it doubtful if the amendments are ap proved. Maine Politics?Democratic Congressional Nomination?Peace Resolutions Adopted. Bangor, Me , Aug. 15.?At the Democratic District Convention, to-day, James C. Madi gan, of Houlton was nominated for Congress from this district. Resolutions denouncing the war as unconsti tutional, and favoring an armistice and imme diate negotiations for peace, were adopted. Congressional Committee Movements. Bakoor, August 15. ? The Congressional Committee visited the Mayor to-day, and after wards the Indians, at Indian Old Town. A speech was made by the Governor of the In dians, and responded to by Hou. Mr. Rice. A brilliant levee took place to-night in honor of the party. They leave to-morrow for Bucks port and Belfast. Connecticut Election. Hartford, August 15.?The vote to-day in this State on the amendment allowing soldiers to vote was small. The returns indicate a large majority in favor of the soldiers. At the town meeting this evening, the select men were instructed to fill the quota of Hart ford, and five hundred thousand dollars were appropriated to pay tne expense. From San Francisco?A Million in Trea* sure on the Way. San Francisco, August 15.?The steamer Golden City sailed for Panama to-day, with one hundred and twenty passengers and Sl, 046,000 in bullion for New York. Three Russian war steamers left port to-day for Japan. ~~ AMUSEMENTS. FORD'S NEW THEATER, 10th Street. Above Pennsylvania avenue. LAST WEEK OF TUB CHRISTY'S. This Evening and every Evening during the Week, ENGAGEMENT FOR A SHORT SEASON of the Original aad Only CHRISTY'S MINSTRELS, and the world-famous Comic Artist, ? GEORGE CHRISTY, who will appear in their Unique, Chaste, \nd Re cherche Drawing-Room Entertainments. an 15 6t JOHN P. SMITH, Business Agent. FRIDAY EVENING, Aug. 19th benefit of Mr. J. W. Rayner, on which occasion Mr. J.J. Peck has kindly volunteered his services. Grand Mati nee Saturday afternoon for the accommodation oT ladies and children. Christy's Minstrels appear at the Alexandria Theater ooAMonday evening. Any. 22d. for one week only. au lri-?t VARIETIES! VARIETIES I! Fronting Pennsylvania avenue and 9th strttt. TIT7. SIMMONS Proprietor and Manager, SIX DEGREESOFCRIMI. SPECIAL NOTICE. We refer the worthy reader of this paper to tha graphic account written in the Daily Morning: Chronicle and National Republican, in relation to the proprietor of the Back Street Music Hall and Model Artjst Man?the "Lively Flea of Cranberry Hall." Read it, for it interests the public in gen eral. To night and every night this week the startling romance of the Six Degrees of Crime. Idleness, 'Women, Gaming, Theft, Murder, and the Scaffold. First week of the popular actor from the Philadelphia theaters, (engaged at an enor mous salary,) Mr.Harry O. Andrews, who will ap pear in his great character of Julio Donnilly. The charming actress. Lettie Chandler, ai Louisa. Th? rest of tne eharacters by the Varieties dramatio company. The double Concert Hail Snow, or the freax aiti^tep. John Thompson, Bob Hall, Harry rancis, Master Barry, Fannie May, Annie 111 wood, Isabel'a Graham, with othar arti*t*g. Prices, 2fi and 50 cents; Private Boxes, 95. PIC NICS, EXCURSIONS, Ac. CltCOND GRAND ANNUAL AFTERNOON AND & EVENING PIC-NIC 0* THE fcjUAMROCK CLUB. IB Will be held at Seventh street Park, on WEDNESDAY, August 17th, 1864. The Shamrock boys assured from past experience that making known the date of their Pie-Nie. a sufficient guarantee for all their friends to rally around the Park. ? The Marine Brass and String Band is engaged for the occasion at great expense, #nd a good time gen erally. may be expected. JAS. LAWN, au 16-2t* Secretary. J^EMEMBER THE MERRY SOCIAL pToTnio LOEFLER 8 CITY GRRDIN on TUESDAY, AUGUST 16,13?. Citizens or strangers wishing to spend a few hours of quiet pleasure could not do better tkan pi ve them a call on Tuesday, as this will be tha last Pic-Nie of the Merry Boys of the season. Tickets flo etc.; admitting a gentleman and ladies. By order of the committee. an 15-Jt" THE FIRST GRAND PIC-NIC JL of the POTOMAC ASSOCIATION, will be eiven AT THB WASHINGTON PARK, Seventh 8treet, THURSDAY, Angnrt Tickets, 50 Cents; admitting ? Gentleman aad Ladies. C.Hall. Biadly, H. C. Lawrence. J. F.Oarnell. au li-4t* f AX. m'-ronBO 4 00>r have Jn* reoeived and telling Wines and Brandvs 200 ?r BooDin ancnrTfto

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