Newspaper of Evening Star, August 18, 1864, Page 4

Newspaper of Evening Star dated August 18, 1864 Page 4
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THE EVENING STAR. A WumH Barbuce.-The Barbecued meat which give* the characteristic name to these parties, is the sweetest meat, from the manner in which it is cooked, aadtne appeute the occasion usually gives, eTercookedny mor taLhands the delicate brown and crisp mor sels reminding one of the glowing descriptions siven bv Charles I?amb in his dissertation on the roast pie The mod* of preparing this W>a?wn eoaStry masterpiece of cnisine Is the *imn?t No if?0 or metal of any kind comes S-SSS, th* fle*h dnrinc th pf^i' and no stone-coal or smoking wood is ?m4^ ?i?.n nit is due in the ea th some six feet long S"l& wide-and fonr deep, in which a bed of H*e coals is thrown. Choioe cou of mutton and young pork, sometimes a whole sic or lamb, barbed on a Ion* thin sharp pop lar cue, are placed in row? across toe pit, and slowly turned ovrr tbe live coals by sw&rthy black cooks, who swab the dripping pieces from tine to time, with rags fastered on a stick and dipped in hotter* In this w&y the meat Is dor;; eJOwly through and through, aud ?0 part burned. Roast iamb, pig and beef, barbecned together with home-made bread and coffee, make a repast, eaten with the ap petite wbich the excitment of the drive and the conntry give, which, in onr estimation, rivals the embrosial and dramatic leasts of tne Olym pians. STNOCLAR Effect op SunoKir Electric went to the doer of his residence, In Wilkes torVV TustS the lightning struck a tree a hw vards distant. Across a small alley a vine tearfne a small llower runs up thesideof the If Mr Knipple- Mr. Reece was in his shirtsleeves, and in the morning branches of ?hi. line were found to be distinctly traced in ?reen on his right sleeve. On the wrist band is a twig and a flower. From the elbow tip, rveral branches and a leaf are clearly to be teen. Mr. Reece came into onr office on Wed nesday wben the color was still fresh on his ?leeve.? Wilketbarre Timet. A Nkw Kind of I,*athkr.?The editor of the II art lord (Conn.) Press has been shown a new kind of leather, made from rattlesnakes' skin, sent from California. The skins have been tanned, and are to be made up into slip Brs. In color ihey are brown, marked with ack Rubbed on they are as smooth as silk, and rubbed Backwards they are very rough, the scales turning up as tbongh the lea'her had been nick#d with a knife. The skins measure about si* feet in length. They are very deli cate and easily torn, and are only valuable on accoun- of their novelty. tjj" Of all the sad inventions a female to an noy. There's none a mother mentions as equal to a boy; Constantly pursuing of mischief all the day through, He's done it, or he's doing it, or else he's go ing to. mrD. D. Badger, of New York city, offers to elean that city for Ave years for the sum of ?300,0(0 per annum. my Dickens receives Sti0,000 for his new novel. WTae population of InghamOo., Michigan, Mas decreased 47 since 1^60. >9* The Spiritualists have been holding a grand mass convention In Chicago. Of VIC 1 All. Office cf Provost Marshal and Board of 1 Enrollment of District of Columbia, > Washington, D. C., June 21, 1664. l For convenience of Government employees mlf, the Board of Enrollment of the District of Columbia will hear cases of exemption on the ground of non-residence, at thetr office, comer of Eighteenth and I streets, frem 7# to M o'clock, daily. J. O. Potham, Captain First Regiment V. R. C. je 22 and Provost Marshal D. O. Btadqiiart'rt Provost Marshal and Board of Enrollment of DUtrict?f Columbia, Washington, D. 0June 3, l?to. _ The Board of Enrollment of the District of Columbia will be in session at the office of the Provost Marsbai District of Columbia, corner of Fourteenth street and New York avenue, dally ('.Sundays excepted) from 11 o'clock a. m. to 2 o clock p. m., for the purpose of hearing oases of exemption from draft for the following oausee,vix: ? Alienage: Non-residence; Vnsuitableness of age; Manifest permanent physical disability; and Two years' service during 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 me Interest of each person enrolled to place a?on the "Enrollment List" all pe-sons liable to do military duty, so that bis own chance for draft shall not be unjustly Increased. J. C. PtJTHAM, Captain 1st regiment V. R. Corps, and Provost Marshal of the may 26-tf District of Columbia War Department, Adjutant General's Of*s, ? Washington, March 17, EM. f an applications for leaves of absence or per Blssloa to visit Washington must be addressed to Major General Halleck, Chief of Staff, and Bast specify the business for which the officer desiresMm permission Telegrams addressed direct to the Secretary of War on this subject will receive no attention. By order of the Secretary ef War : E- D TOWW8KTO, Assistant Adjutant General SPRING DEBILITY! LANGUOR, LASSITUDE. A 3D THAT LOW STAT1 OP THE 8Y8TEM eeuliar to the SPRING TIME OF YEAR, are immediately relieved by the PERUVIAN SYRUP, roteeted Solution of PROTOXIDE OP IRON. TH* PERUVIAN SYRUP ?applies the blood with its vital principle, or LIFE ELEMENT, IRON, Infnelng Stbiscth Vigob and Ngw Lips Into al part* of the system. One of the most Distinguished Jurist in New Bagland writes to a frieud a* follows : "I have tried the PERUVIAN 8YRT7P and the result fully suntains your prediction. It has made _ >BW MA?< of me; infused into my system new viror and energy; I am no longer tremulousand debilitated as when yon last saw me. but stronger, heartier, and with larger capacity Tor labor, men U\ and physical, than at any time daring the last flye years." An eminent Divine of Boston says: been u*ing the PERUVIAN 8YRUPfor gome time past; it Bites me ??w vioob. bootaxoi 9'pamphlets*free*' ?* ?f "j.T DIN8M0RE, Pamphlets tree.^ 4gJ Br01fcaw4y>N-w York. COLONS! COLDS! consumption! WIS TAB'S BALSAM OF WILD CHERRY On op th* Olhibt i*d Most Biliiili Reus dub is ths World pob Coughs, Colds, W.wotnn* Cough, Bronchitis, Diffi cully uf Tirtathms, AsSAtiia, Hoarstness. Sort Throat. V>ou?, and every AJftttion of THE THROAT, LUNGS AND CHIST. Wistar's Balaam of W ild Cherry does not Dry up a Cough and leave the seed* of Consumption in the system. but leosens it, and cleanses the Lungs of ?Il imparities. None genuine unless signed "I. BUTTS," on the wrapper. reddi.ig's rl'ssia salve:: a real pain ejttractob. VORTY YEARS' EXPKH 1NC1 Baa fully established the superiority of this Salve over all other healing remedies. It reduces the Bull?i<r; lookiUK fewellingHand Inflainations as If by Mafic; healr Old 8obsi?, Wocsds, Bongs, BCALDd, Ac., In a surprisingly short time. Oa.'y 25 cents a Box. The above are old and tetll established Remedies* 'or 8ale by J. P I^BSJIORB, 4HI Broadway, flew York, B.'W. Fowls A Co.. Trem-nt ?t .Boston. my M SA W3m aud by all Druggists. C^OMPAIHON TO TUB RRBKhyoN RKCORD j containing Ofllcial R*P"rt*, Narratives and Btats Pspers.Vith National and Rebal .which w.r? wot pabliahM in the regular^issues of ths Rebel 1T01. (TO.. ^ORIBE'8 WORKB.-La Bohessieaae, a#e? Ber O trand et RaUon, 28?.: Japhet.ttc.; tiuaUTS III, ate.; Le Mariage en fan tin, 25c.; Phllibert Marie, |Se.: Le plua beau Jour ds la *Vis, 29e.; Le Vi0U Mar i, 26c., Les Cod tee ds la Seine de Nayarrs, *?7; La Camaraderie, Me.; Le Moulin de'avelle Me.; Ue Malheurs d'nn amant henrean, 36s.; La l.M tKAMOK nnoi 9 tm Pa- av. sad fcoek Or*? i Orwk TATL9BI proposals. vmstfhsnwumkffiwv^ R "1W**'*AND BRAZIL. Post Ornca Dinar****, I Washington, June 17, 1364.\ In accordance *ith provisions of the aet of Congress, approved May 28,1964, which is in the words following, to wit: " AM act to authorise the establishment of oeea* mail steamship service between the Uaited State* and Brazil." . , ? " Bt it enaeted 6* lh? Btnate and House w/"*Ta* imtmiivt-i of th? United Stntfx ?f Americain Congress assembled. Thmt the Postmaster General be. and be is hereby authorized to twite with the General Post Office Department of the Empire of Brain, or such offioer of the Government of Brazil assnali? b* authorized to act for that 9?>? establish ing direct mail communication between the two countries by means of a menthly line of first class I ? ? l. .. all.ti noil ft mnA ftf ailffilMPnt intertf ""I'.iie port or ports as snail oe consiiereu necessary and expedient: Provided, That the ex- | Dense of the service *hall be divided between the Fwo Governments, and that the United States por tion thereof shall not exceed the sum of one hun dred and fifty thousand dollars for the performance of twelve round trips per annum, to bo paid out of any money appropriated for the service of tn Post Office Department. ? Sec. 2. And be u further enacted, 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 in one or more newspapers published in tne cities of Washington, Baltimore. Philadelphia, New York and Boston, respectively and to con tract with the lowest responsible bidder for the same for a term of ten years, to commence from the day the first steamship of the proposed line shall depart from the United States with the mails tor Brazil: Provided, That proposals for monthly trips?that is to say, for twelve round voyages per annnm out and back-are received and accepted by him within the limit as aforesaid .from a party or parties of undoubted responsibility, possessing ample ability to furnuh the steamships required for the service, and offering good and sumcieni sureties for the faithful performance of such con tract: And provided, further. That such proposals shall be accepted bv the Government of Brazil,and that distinct and separate contracts with each ?ov ernment. containing similar provisions, shall oe executed by such accepted bidder or bidders; eacn Government to be responsible onl^for its propor tion of the subsidy to oe paid for theeeryice. "Sec. 8. And bt it further enartedfThat any cen tract which the Postmaster General may execute under the authority of this act shall go into effect on or before the first day of September, one thous and eight nundred and sixty-five; and shall, in addition to the usual stipulations of ocean mail steamship contracts, provide that the steamships offered f r the service Rhall be constructed of the best materials and after the most approved mo del, wi-.h all the modern improvements adapted for sea-going steamships of the first class; and shall, before their &pp? oval and acceptance by the subject to inspection anil ?urvey by an experienced naval constructor, to be detailed for that purpose by the Secretary of the Navy ,w hose report shall be made to the Postmaster General; 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 and arrange the mail matter, to whom suitable ac commodations for that purpose shall be assigned; that in ease of failure from any cause to perform Rny of tlie regular monthly voyages stipulated tor in the contract, a pro rata deduction shall be made from the compensation on account of such omitted voyage or voyages; Ifcat suitable fines atid penal ties may be impuseWor delays and irregularities in the regular performance of the service accord ing to contract; and that the Postmaster General shall have the power to determine the contract at any time, in case of its being underlet or assigned to any other party. " Sec. 4. And be it further enart'd, That the mail steamships employed in the service authorized by this act shall be exempt from ali port charges and custom-house dues at the portof departure and ar rival in the United States. Provided, That a sim ilar immunity from port chargesand custom-house dues is granted by the Government of Brazil. " Approved Slay 28. 1864 " PROPOSALS 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 steamships of not less than two thousand tons burden each, and of sufficient number to perform twelve round voy ages per annum between a port of the United States north of the Potomac river and Bio de Janeiro, in Brazil, touching at St. Thomas, in t'ie West In aies, and at Bahia and Pernambuco, in Brazil, for a contract term of ten years, to commence on or before the 1st oay of September, 1865, an! to date from the day the first steamship of such line shall leave the United States with the mails for Brazil. Bidders must designate the United 8tates port of departure and arrival, and may, at their option, propose to embrace additional intermediate ports at which the steamships shall touch on their out ward or homeward passages,to deliver and receive mails. . ... , , Each bid should name the time proposed to be occupied in performing the passages, each way, be tween the United States port of departure and ar rival and Rio de Janeiro, and should ba accompa nied by a map or diagram of the route, showing thr intermediate ports at which the hteamships are to call to deliver and receive mails. Schedales of the sailing days, stating the proposed days and hours of departure from ea^h port, as well as the proposed days and hours of arrival, should also accompany each bid, such schedules, however, to be subject to the approval of the Post Departments ol the respective countries. and_ to alteration by ?aid Departments from time to time, as the inter ests of the propostd international postal service he^sti'amships offered for this service mast be American steamers of the first class, and before acceptance will be subject to inspection and sur vey by an experienced naval constructor te be de tailed for that purpose by the Secretary of the ** Proposals mast conform in all respects to the iroviuions and requirements of the aforesaid nrovmons and requirements of the aforesaid act, approved May 28th, 1864, and must be properly guarantied, with a satisfactory testimonial that the guarantors 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 The acceptance or non-acceptance or 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 Brazil, as provided for in the aforesaid act. And in case of such Joint acceptance, di?tinct and separate contracts are to be executed by the accepted bidder or bidders with each Gov ernment, containing similar provisions, each Gov ernment to be responsitle only for its proportion of the subsidy to be paid for the service. Proposals should be sent, under seal, to' the First Assistant Postmaster Oeneral," "Foreign Desk, with the words" Hail Proposaljt"? 'For-im MaiLi written on the face of the address; and tbey should he dispatched in time to be received by er before the first day of October next, which will be the last day for receiving proposals under this advertise ment. M. BLAIR, Postmaster General. Note.?This Department is not advised that any definite action has yet been taken by the Govern ment of Brasil in respect to the establishment of the proposed steamship service between the two countries but it is probable that by the 1st of Oc tober next, the limit fixed for the reception of proposals under this advertisement, certain infor mation on tnat subject will have been received. When received, it will be made public. Je 18-w9w M- B PROPOSALS FOR WOOD. Headquarters Department or Washington, Okpick ok Chief (jnAaTP km aster, Nos.534,536,53? and 54rt Fourteenta st., ' Near New York avenue, Washington, August8,1X64. PROPOSALS are invited for ijjrnishing Wood to the troops in and around the Foftshereinafter spec ified, from partiesowning Wood or Wood lands in the vicinity of the tame. vis : ? North of the Potomac? Forts Sumner, Mansfield, Bayard, Simmons, Gaines. Reno, Kearney, De Kussy. Stevens. Slocnm, Tot ten. Slemmer, Bun- j ker Hill Baratog*. Thayer and Lincoln, and Batteries Sneade, Kimball, Parrott, end Came Eastof E.istern Branch Potomac?Forts Greble, j Carioll, Snyder. Stanton, Baker. Davis, Dunont. Meigs, Mahan, and Batteries Ricketts and Wag- j "sooth of Potomac?Forts Marcy, Ethan Allea. C. F. Smith, Bennett. De Kalb, Corcoran, Hagerty, Woodbury. Whipple, Cass, Tilliughast, Craig and Proposals are also invited for furnishing Wood to Point Lookout, 8t. Mary'? county, Maryland, to the Cavalry Depot. Giesboro Point, Maryland, and to the Camp of Dismounted Cavalry, in the same vicinity; also, for furnishing and delivering Wood at points on the banks of the Potomac river, accessible to boats, and on the banks of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. Bids will also be received for cutting and cord ing Weod at such Points within the limits of the Department of Washington as may be designated by the Chief Quartermaster. Full information o^this point will be given on application to this ? Proposals will be rejeived under this advertise ment f?T Wood anywhere within the limits of the Department of Washington for supply of troops in said Department Proposals will be made in the following manner, *?l.WFor Wood standing,(price per cord.) 2 For Wood felled by the United States engi neers or otherwise. (price per cord.) 3. for Wood cut end corded on the ground. Proposals must specify the locality, kind, quan tity and quality of the Wood, and its distance from the nearest fort, eamp or station for troops Eaeh bidder must attach his full name and pest olBre addref-s to bis bid, and the names ot all par ties interested in the proposal must appear in the ^'proposals from disloyal parties will not be con sidered: and an oath of allegiance nrast aceompa U>Bfds wTTl be opened from tracts <>r purchase made as the Woed may be re * ThVright ia reserred to accept all ot any part of * No "verbal propositions will be entertained .bnt every bid, or modification of the game, must be in Proposals should be endorsed "Proposals for Wood," and addressed to ^ ^ Lieut. Colenel and Chief Quarter master, au 8-ist Department of Washington. ? ! ' SHOP ^fc W? a will ?? glad -4 ttwsE, 0 street, betwwan 1st and N.J. av., Jy7-lm* _ Boyle* Hotel. mmr the Depot n/f AF OF RICHMOND^ AND SURROUNDING ITl 00 an try, showfmg rebel fortlfl nations; V? cents. j? FRANOK TAYLOR. JVQTICB.?1 have opened a WW BARBKR 8H0I I v on 0 street, between let street and New Jar sey avenue, at Boyle's Hotel, where I wiil l>e gia< PBOrOSALS. PROPOSALS FOR WOOD AND GOAL. DiFAKTMEirr. August 16,1844. Sbalbd Proposals, endorsed " Proposals for Wood aid Coai." will be receive* at the D- pert Dfnt until 3o'clock; p. m., of WiDSISDAT, the Nth instant. for furnishing 200 cords best 0*k Wood. and ?? tons White Ash Furnace Coal [2.24 ? lbs,to the ton] The wood delivered in front of the Department, pil?d for inspection and met* nrcroent-the coal delivered at the bnildmg. and also subject to inspection. The whole to be de livered by the 1st r f October next. Bids will be received for either the wood or coal, separately ^ ,, The Department reserves to itself the right to reject all bids if deemed excessive as to oost. au-lS-td JpROPOSALS FOR PAINTING. Ojfiuof the Commissioner nf Fublic BuildinnsA August 8, 1864. S Sealed Proposals will be received at this office, until FRIDAY, the 19th day of August, instant, at L2 o'clock noon, for cleaning and painting tne crypt and passage* leading thereto, under the Ro tunda of the Capitol. Pernoas desiring to bid are invited to cill at the ^nuDigiiioner fl Office, on my day between tha date hereof, and the time of opening the proposals, between the hours of 1"a. ra. and 9 pm..where tbev w*l find some one to show them ^"portions t0auVdtdt6d' Com, of Public Bai'ldi^ Proposals for hats, caps, shoes, dry GOODS,HEWING MAT?RIALS,&c. Htadqunrtn* Department of Washington,) Ojfrtf of Chief Quartermaster, i Washington. Aognst 6, 1S64. \ Written Proposals will be received at this office until further notice for furnishing the following articl-sfor u?e of contraband men, women, and children in this Department: Brogars (russet Ac.,) and other serviceable Boots and Shoes for men, women, and ehildrena' WCblp. Felt, and Woollen Hats and Cloth Caps. Kersey, Linsey Ginghams Calicoes, Blankets, and other Woollen and Cotton goods. Hickory Stripe (for Shirts.) Bedticking, Un bieacbert Muslin, Woolen Socks, and Burlaps. Spool Cotton, Black and Wfiite. Linen Thread, Bone Suspender Button*, lare> Buttons for Coati. Whi'e Porcelain Buttons, Yarn, Needles, and other SewiugMaterials 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 every bid or modification of the same must be in writing. Purchases will be made, from time ti time, as the gcodi are needed, under contract or otherwise, as the interests of the service may require. Good security will be required for the faithful fu-filment of any contract made under this adver tisement. Proposals should be sealed, and addressed to the undersigned. and encorsed " Proposals for furnish ing Dry Gords." Ac. ELIA8 M. GREENE, Lieut. Col. and Chit-fQuartermaster, au 3-int Department of Washington. W4.S JpROPOSALS FOR LIME. CniKF Quartermaster's OrFiciB, _ Depot or Washin^toh, ao i<wi Washington D. C.t August 12. 18?4.\ &TP,WV8w,,lbe received at this office until FRIDAY. August 19,18t>4. at 12 o'clock, m.. for Ten Thousand (W.oon) Bushels of good mer chantable unslacked Lime. The whole amount to be oe ivered within thirty (30) days from the date of contract, at such points in the city of Washington Qa*rtermapter may direct. ? poTindsHotbebnlhe?.11 DOt tha? 'ight7 <80) ?-Ti''v an'oun^ offered by the successful bidders will be subject to a rigid inspection by an inspec tor appointed by the Government before being ac cep ed. Bonds in a Bum e?ual to the amonnt of the con tract, signed by the contractor and two responsible persons, the same to be certified to by some officer or thf Government well known to this office, will barequired of the successful bidder or bidders upon signing the contracts. Payment to be made upon tb?. delivery and acceptance of the whole amount of lime contracted for 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 b? the Government. Proposals must be addressed to theundersigned, and should be plainly marked " Proposals for L^\ D. H. RUCKEB, B/idadier General and Chief Quartermaster, De pot of Washington, D. C. ail 12-6t PROPOSALS FOR MALLEABLE IRON CAY ALRY TRIMMINGS" Ordnance Office. War Department ) a , j ?. Washington, July 14,1964.1 Sealed Proposal will be received at tliiaoffice il5aiu,r-d*y' A???8t,2Vl ,864- &t 4 o'clock p. m., for the delivery at the following points of the un dermentioned auantities of malleable iron trim mings for cavalry equipments : At the New York Agency. New York, jo.cno sets. At the Frankford Arsenal, 10.000sets. Jbe Alleghany Arsenal, 20,noogets. At the St Louis Arsenal, lO.noogets. Each set is to consist of the numbers of each Rind of buckle, square, ring, bolt, stud, and loop now prescribed, except that two of the D rings in eacb set are to be made of the new pattern, with fftop, according to the model to be seen at the above arsenals. The castings are to be made of the best quality of malleable iron, the tongues of the buckles of the best clock wire. The dimensions of the cleaned castings and the finish and dimen sions of the buckle-tongues and rollers must con form strictly to the standard gauged, which will oe applied before Japanning. After being thor oughly cleaned, and freed from all sprues and ir regularities, they are to be japanned in the beat id an n er. The goods are tobe put up in papers in the usual manner, and packed, two hundred complete sets in a box of a quality, and marked as may 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 paid for which liave not passed, inspection. Deliveries are to be made as follows: Bidders will state the arsenal or arsenals where they propose to deliver, and the number of sets they propose to deliver at eaeh place, if for more tban one. Failures to make deliveries at a speci fied time will subject the contractor to a forfeiture ?ftbe number he may fail to deliver at that time. No bids will be received from parties other than regular manufacturers of the arcticles proposed for, and who are known t* this Department to be capable of executing in their own shopi the work proposed for Forms of bids can be obtained at the above named arsenals. Proposals not ma le out on this form will notbt considered. GUARANTY. The bidder will be required to accompany his proposition with a guarauty, signed by two re sponsible persons, that, in case his bid be accept ed, he will at ooce execute the contract for the same, with good and sufficient sureties, in a sum equal to the amount of the contract, to deliver the articles proposed, in conformity with the terms of this advertisement; and in case the said bidder should fail to enter into the contract, they to make good the difference between the offer of said bidder and the next responsible bidder, or the person to whom the contract may be awarded. The responsibility of the guarantors must be shown by the official certificate of the Clerk of the nearest District Court, and the United States Dis trict Attorney. Bonds in the sum equal to the amount o* the contract, signed by the contractor and both o. his Suarantors, will be required of the successful bid er or bidders upon signing the contract FORM OF GUARANTY. We, the undersigned, residents of , in the county of ?- , and State of ,'herebv Jointly ar<d severally covenant with the United States, and guarantee, in case the foregoing bid of ?- be accepted, that he ?r they will at once exe cute the contract for the same, with good and sufficient sureties, in a sum equal to the amount of the contract, to furnish the articles proposed in conformity with the terms of this advertisement, dated July 14.18* 4, under which the bid was made: and, in case the said shall fail to enter into a contract as aforenaid, we guarantee to make good the difference between the offer of the said ?? ? and the next lowest responsible bidder, or the person to whom the contract may be awarded. ?.. > Given under our hands and s?als Witness: /this day of , 18*-. [Seal.l To this guaranty must be appended the Official certificate above mentioned laeb party obtaining, a contract will be obliged to enter into bonds, with approved auretiea, for the faithful execution of the same. Upon the award being made, auccessful bidders will be notified and famished with forms of con tract and bond. The Department reserves the right to reject any or all the bids, kf deemed unsatisfactory on any ac count. Proposals will be addressed to " Brigadier Gene ral George D.Ramsay, Chief of Ordnance. Wash ington. D. C., and will be endorsed "Proposals *or JSteil2?,bleIron Cavalry Trimmings." . RAMSAY. Brigadier General, 5y U-eotd ^ Chie' of Ordnance. Things worth knowing about horses, London, Dadd's Modern Horse Doctor; Youatt po?nwr on I*? Horse; Lawrence on the Horse; Linsleys Morgan Horses; Miles on the Horse's Foot; Gentleman's Pocket Farrier; Mason's Par ner. Horse Owner s Guide; Mayhew's Illustrated Horse Doctor; Mayhew'a Illustrated norse Man n ' ..2? Stable; Baneher on vTii**ian?fc!?'a s Anatomy of the Horse; #J?or,e; 8?>n?henge on the Horse. ?.leh?r<1"on ??* the Horse-Cole's American Veterinarian. (jT ?,) FRAKCK TAYLOR. Afc?Jiinfyi' JJ^^REAT CHINESE ?? b. tTon f^r^iTe*1 Packet Withoat fear of to ?-eolr T obt?f^ldffro^<the <?rphan?'PCourt bia lettorftestFmontT'iu ?i8tric^ of Colum Jo^n Hayre^ la^e ^of * ?W?hi^?? C., deceased. All persons baring claims against OTtV.V.r^S.0r5Jtalr M*t: BJJS7f^SJSy?Si?w ?ii Ty"?nA'-r "W s-jaisww nd hand Pianos upon easy F>1 ?"D. - ? As Piauos are advancing in prise. #? advise oer sons in sMrcfe of a reliable Iuatrumeot, to. call and examine our assortment w G M KT^EHOTT J?2? eorner nth and Pa. avenn Brothers, also, several we offer for aal* at t trices Several aeeon irms PROPOSALS. J>ROPOSALS FOR GOAL AND WOOD. Thka 3URV Burartmevt, Aug. 15, 1861. Pkoposai s will be received for tbe delivery. for the use of the Department, f ibou*. hh) ton* of brfct qnslit, WHITE AS*!1 ANTHR/vCITK COAL, U.2+'1 Ibi!. 1 firnace sue. Baltimore Cojnpauy * mtl p'fffrrt'il; tnd for a*>out 3!*- tons LUTKEN 3 VALLKY RED AfiU. .gg-ize. All ti be w.-hrhed at the Trennury g.-ales.. To b? delmred at the Treasury Building any time before the Sith Sep tember, at whatever points designated. Al*o. for about 20 cords Dest quality PINE WOOD, to be delivered at such tiw? ns may be re quired, and corded and <a?afa?"ed upon the prem Bid* will be received until MONDAY, the29th instant. addressed to the General Superintendent of the Building, under an envelope addressed to the Secretary of the Treasury, and be con sidered binding for two weeks after that dav, the Department reserving the right to reject all or an> portion of the bid* received. lau lo-Ht pBOPOS AL8 FOR I OH 161. Oinr (tnuTiuiifii'i Orrio*. I Washibotow Dspot. Dee. 8,18SS. ( 8?kl?4 Proposals are Invited by the undersigned for supplying the U. 8. Quarter-?^ CTtm9Sh^X O. G.BkUimore. Md.. exsad mo fort Monroe, Ta., or either of tftesg placet, with Hay, Corn. Oats and 8traw. oids will be received for the delivery of 8.00 bushels of corn or oats and SO tons of hay or straw, and upwards. Bidders most State at watch of the akove-uamed points thdy Propose to make deliveries, at4 the rate? at which they will make detiveries thereat, the qmantilf ef each article proposed to he deliv ered, the time when said deliveries shall be com menced, and when to be completed. The price must be written out in words on the b Corn to be up In food stoat sacks, of about two bushels each. Oata in like sacks of about three nushelseach. The sscks to be furnished without extra charge to the Govenment The hay and straw to be securely baled. The particular kind or deseriptlon >f oats, corn, hay or straw proponed to he delivered meat be stated in the proposals. All the articles offered under the bid* herein In vited will be subject to a rigid inspeelon by the Government Inspector beforebeingaccepted. Contracts will be awaided from time to timeto the lowest responsible bidder, as the interest of the Government may require and payment will be made when the whole amout contracted for shall have bee? "slivered and accepted The bidaer wili be required to accompany hit proposals with a guaranty, signed by two respon sible persons that in case his bid is accepted he or they wiH, within ten days thereafter, execute the contract for the same, with good and sufficient sureties in a sum equal to the amount of the eon tract, to deliver the forage proposed in confcirmity with the terms of this advertisment: and in case the said bidder should fail to enter into the con tract, they to make good the difference between the offer of bidder and the next lowest respon sible biddi , or the person to whom the contract B1T^e%eBpon?ibilitw of the guarantors must .be shown by the official certificate of a U. 8. District Attorney, Collector of Customs or any other officer under the United States Government or respousi ble person known to this office. AH bidders will be daly notified of the accept ance or rejection of their proposals. ? The full name and P. O., address of each bidder must be legibly written in the proposal Proposals must be addressed to Brig. Gen. D. H. Rucker, Cb'ef iepot Quartermaster, Washing-ton, B.C., and ehoulo be plainly marked Proposals f0RnFndsa1n a sum equal to the amount of the con tract signed by the contractor and both >f his guarantors, will be required of the succesail bid fer or bidders upon signing the contract. Blar t forms of bids. fuarantees? and bonds, may be obtained upon application at this unce. FORM OF PROPOSAL. (Town, County and State) ?? (Date) I, the subscriber, do hereby propose to furnish anci deliver to *he United States, at the Quarter master's rapartment at , agreeably to the terms of your advertisement inviting proposals for forage, dated Washington Depot, Dec. 4,1843. the following articles, vis : .. . ? bushels of Corn, in sacks, at per bushel ef bnsKlVof8Oats, in saeks, at per bushel of - tons?ofnBaled Hay, at P?* ton of J,000 tSSrt? Baled Straw, at ? per ton of a,0? Delivery to commence on or before the?? day of __ llfil and to be completed an or before the 186?, and pledge myself to enter into t written contract with tBe Unit^ States, with good and approved securities, within the space of ten days after bemP * *>id has been accepted. Your obedient servant. Brigadier General D. H. Rooaaa. ?rig General Depot Quartermaster, Washington, D, 0. GUARANTY. We. the undersigned, residents ot ?r~\ . County of , and State of??, hereby, Jeintly and severally, covenant with the^United States, and guarantee in case the foreaoing bid or be accepted, that he or *"hin 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 thei contract. aforesaid, we guarantee to make good the differ^ ence between the offer by saidI and the next lowest responsible bidder, or the person to whom the contract may b? awarded cfiven under out hands and sealB this [Seal,] I hereby certify that, to the best of my knowl edge and belief, the above-named guarantors are gubdand sufficient as sureties for the amount for vhi(*h tVimv offer to be security# * ? To be certified by the United 8tates District At torney. Collector of Customs, or any other officer under the United States Government, or respon sible person known to this office^ dec #-tf Brigadier General and Q. M. ?ROPOSALS FOR EMPTY BARRELS AND BOXES. Ofrtt D'POt Commissary of Subsistence., { Washington. D. C., August 8,1864.( Sealed Proposals in duplicate are invited until the liith inst., at i2 o'clock m.,for the purchase of all the empty Barrels ana Bows the Subsistence Department may have to dispose of at this depot, including all within the ancient limits of the Dis trict of Co umbia , , . . Bids will be maae separately for each class of articles, as follows, via : Flour barrels. Pork or Beef barrels. Coffee or 8ugar barrels. Bean, or Rice, or Salt barrel#, ? me gar or Whiskey barrels or kegs. Bacon barrels or casks. BAcon boxes, Hard bre?d Boxes. Tea chests. Candle and Soap boxes, and must state distinctly the kind or cla.^ of each article the bidder pro P?Aecontr'act will be entered into with the highest responsible bidder, and a bond, with good and sufficient security, required for the faith/ul 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 article! 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 day*, or as often as the Government may direct. oiien as inn umcmiurm , . . . Kach bidder must be present to respond to his bid, and the right is reserved to reject any bid for ^Proposals to be endorsed ?'Proposals for Rmpty Barrels and Boxes," and addressed to the under signed. at 223 G street ^ S C. GRKBNE, an 9-TuThSa4t Capt. and Com. Sub. \ ols. PROPOSALS fOR PURCHASE Of WHEAT L Headqttabtbrs Dbp'* of Washibgtos, OFFICB OF CHIBF QDARTBRIIA8TBB, WAsnmoToa. July 26,18b4. SEALED PROPOSALS will be received at this office until the 2nth day of August next for the pur rhiuw* of Five 1 bonsand Bushels (more or less) of the best Red Mediterranean WH8AT, and Fifteen Hundred Bushels < more or less) of the best quality RYE, raised on the Government farms south of the Potomac. The grain to be delivered in this city or Georgetown, to the party whose bid may be accepted, within thirty aaya from the accep Up?Sp?0,SJ ?Hi t)e ,Dflow?d ?' Ptojottli for tie CoteM'' CB1H ttDAET?BMABT?B| 1 Wtskxngton.U.C., January*, AH dealers in Drugs, Hardware, Lumber. Leather. Office Furniture. Harness, and v. quested to send to this offiee, on MONDAY of each week a sealed nroposal or list, ts duplicate* of th# articles they are prepared to furnish to this tfepot at short notice, with the price of each marked in plain figures, so that. In case the exigencies of the service require it, the article.or? artides.can be obtained without delay, and attbe lowest price. Dealers wishing to sell to this Depot will be n JS.a?'0?1* ?Tl^iDoT."0"1*' Bngadier General and Chief (^artermaster. j?6-tf Depot of waskingtop. reqnesiea \o sena iuib ubiuw, uu us? - *** each week, a sealed list of the article they .may be prepared io furnish, at short notice* with th# price of each attached to the . WT4 C. SUTHERLAND, Je 18-tf 8ur?. U. 8. A., Medical Purveyor. Horses i h orses n horses h i fl?6. ?ir?.. ?lTO. W as Dniimn, Catalw Buaaao, I (&<. (J Ckuf ( WasHiaoToa. D. C.,July26, i a ViiinileA^ oti/1 sawantv.flvA CI Ol I AT 8 (tl'v) 6aC One hundred and seventy-five dollarjr($175) each will be paid for all CAVALRY HORSES that pass inspection at GUaboro Depot, until oth?rw'*f or dered. Henr^aj^lon^^.^6,.m, JytT-m akaChie^^arterm^er^ 0LAEII IED CIDER 1 0LARIFiBD 0II)1R1, I have Just received per schooners "G*orge 8. Adams" and "J. W.." fromBos^n a large supply of pure MaesachusettsCLA81FIEDCIDER,wn(ch I ofter for sale at the lowest market pneo, In quan prime article oi GHder are invited to call ana ex amine this before intHV. Union Bottling ^^^grn^'o. brouology of the Great BeJRAJKjK TAYLO LAND SALES B[No. 70O.1 Y TBI PRESIDENT oV THE UNITBD STATES. In pursuance of l#w, I. ABRAHAM LINCOLN, President of the United State' of America, do here by deciaYe an1! make kn. an that public sales will be held at tfce undermentioned Land Office* in the State ?'f Minnesota, at the periods hereina.'te designated, to-wit: At the Land Office at MINN BAPOLIS, eommen eing on Monday, the fifth day of September n>>Tt, for the disposal of the public lands within the fol ow ing townihi pa and parts of township*, vi* : yorih of the bast hn* and west of tfu.fifth principa mtridinn The SE }4 and the W of section 5; the N )-i of section 19 of township 116; sections 19 and 21: the N y, of section 23; sections 27 , 29, 31, and 33, of town ship 117, of range 23. Sections 1,3.5, 7, 9,11,13,15, and 17vthe HE fingeUfi, . .. ,. . Sections 1.3, 8. 7, 9. 11, 13. IB, ?d 17; the N !? of ection 19. the N >? o^ section 21, and the N ot section 23. of tOwOshipllf?; the 8 H of section 19, the * ? section 21. the ? X of section 2.3. and >???<?>" 25, 27 , 29. 31,33. and 35, ?>? towuehip 117. t. uz u,-mSK fc,tbe8 H 6W *,of sectien 31, gf township 111, of ?an bp 27. Section si. 3.5, $, 11, and 13; the N H of section 15, of township 116; sections 1, 3,5, 7, 9,11, 13,15,17, 19, 21, 23.25 . 27 , 29, 31, 33. and 35, of township 117, of rarge28. Section 1, 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 range 29. Sections 1.3 , 5,7 . 9.11,13, 15, 17, 19, 21,23,25,27, J9. and 35, of township 117, of range 30. Sections 1,3,5.7,9, 11.13,15,17, 19, 21, 23, and 25, ef toVshipll7, and sections 25,27 , 29,31,33, and 35, of to* hship 118, of range 31. Sections 1,3, 5,7, 9,11,13, 15, and 17, oftownsbip 117; and sections 25,27. 29.31. 33. and 35, of township 118. of range 32. . , . Sections 1. 3. 5, 7, 9,11,13,15. and 17; the N Kof section 19; the N & of section 21; the N >? of section 23. of township 117; sections 25, 27, 29, 31, 33, and 35, of township 118, of range 33. Sections 1.3. 5, 7. 9, U, 13.15.17. 19, 21, and 23; the N >? of section 27 and R?ction2n.of townshipll7,sec tions 25, 27, 29, 31, 33, and 35, of township 118, o Township 116; sections 1, 3. 5,7, 9,11, IS, IB, 17,19, 21 23. 25, 27, and 29, of section 31; the N % ofsection 31; the N ^ of section 33, and the N )? of section 35, of townsb i p 117, of ran^e 35. Township 116: lection* 1, 3, 5, 7, 9,11,13,15,17,19, 21. 23. 25, 27, and 29. of township 117, of ramre 36. Township 116 and 117; sections 19, 21. 23, 25 , 27, 29, 31. 33. and 35, of township 118, of range 37. Townshin 11'. 517, and 118;sections 6,8,18,2", ?nd 22; the 8 sE **, and the SW tf, of section 2t; sec tions 26.23,29,3", 31, 32, 33, and 34. of township 119, of range 33. 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 oftownships, viz; North of the base line and west of th* fifth principal meridian. Sections 7 and 17; tli* N % of section 19, and the N !i of section 21, of township 121, of range 28. Sections l 3,5.7.9,11, 13.15, and 17; the N !? of section 19. the N of section 21, and the N M of section 23, of township 121; sections 31,33, and 35, of township 122, of range 29. Sections 1.3, 5,7,9,* 11, 13, 15. and 17; the N of section 19, the N of section 21, and the N '? of section 23. of township 121; sections 29,31,33, and 35, of township 122, of range 3i>. Sections 1, 3. 5, 7,9,11,13,15, and 17; and the N V% o section 23, of township 121; sections 19 and 21; the P of section 23; sections 25, 27 , 29,31, 33, and 35, of township 122, of range 31. Sections l, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13. 15, and 17, of town ship 121; the S of section 13; the S l,i of section 15; the S }'i of section 17; sections 19, 21,23, 25, 27,29,31, S3, and 35, of township 122, of range 32. Sections 1,3.5,7.9, 11,13,15, and 17, of township 121; theS % of section 13; the 8% of section 15; the S Ji of section 17; sections 19.21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31, 33, and 35, of township 122, of range S3. Sections 1,3,5.7,9. 11. 13, 15. and 17, of township 121; sections 19. 21, 23, 25, 27 , 29, 31, 33, and 35, of township 122, of range 34. Sections 1,3, 5. 7, 9, 11, 13.15, and 17. of township 121; sections 26, 27,31, 33, and 35, of township 122, of r&n?^ 35 Sections 1, 3 5. 7, 9, 11,13. and 15; the N of sec tion 17, of township 121; section 7; the WJ? of sec tion 15; sections 17,19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31,33, and 35, 01The E^hTNW^Snf the N * 8W *, of sec tion 1, or township 121; sections 1, 3, 5, 7,9,11,13,15, 17,21,23,25. 27, and 35, of township 122; section* 7. 17,19, 21, 27, 29,31, 33, and 35, of township 123, of fg n ?? 37 The K Y* NE U. of section 1, of township 121: sec tions 1 and 11. oftownship 122; the W l? of section 1; sectious3,5,7. 9,11. 13.15, 17, 23, aud 25; the N J, of section 27, and section 85. of township 123; sec tions 13.14,15,19, 29, 31, and 33, ot township 124, of range W. Lands appropriated by law for the use of schools, military, and other purposes, together with selec tions of swamp lands Bled in your office by the Surveyor General, will be excluded 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, nntil the whole shall have been offered, and the sale thus closed; but the sale shall not be kept open longer than two week*, and no private entry of any of the lands will be admitted until after the expiration of the two weeks. Given under my hand, at the city of Washington, this 18th day of April, anno Domini one thousand ?i.h? hundred,.*,USC0LS. Commissioner of the General Land Office. NOTICE TO ACTUAL 8ETTLER3. All bona .fide actual settlements under existing laws, subsisting prior to and up to the date of this pioclamation. will be recogniied; and all such 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. EDMUNDd,Commissioner. Not*?Under the regulations of the Department, as heretofore and now existing, no payment can be made for ad vertising proclamations, except to such publishers as are specifically authorized by the Com miesiouer of the General Land Office. Je 4-lawi2w Gray's Patent Molded Collars, Are universally pronounced the neatest and heal fitting collars extant. The upper edge present* a perfect curve, free from the angles noticed in all other oollars. The cravat causes no puckers on the Inside of the turn-down collar; they are as SMOOTH INSIDE AS OUTBIDS, and therefor* rfectly free and easy to the neck. The Garotte Collar has a smoeth and evenly fin ished edge on bot^ sides. These Collars are not simply flat pieces of paper cut in the form of a collar, but are MOLDED AND 811 APED TO TIT THE NECK. They are made ia "Novelty," (or turn-down style;) in every half site from U to 17 inches, and In "Eureka," (or Garotte,) frem 13 to 17 inches, and packed in " solid siies" in neat blue cartone con.aining 100 each; also in smaller ones of ten each?the latter a very handy package for travelers army and navy officers. ?DIVERT COLLAR Is stamped " GRAY'S PATENT M0LD1D COLLAR." Bold by all dealer* in men's furnishing goods The trade supplied by WALL. STEPHENS ft 00., avl4-8m 399 Pa. avenue, Washington, a DAMS EXPRES8COMPAN Y, A OFFICE 614 PA. AVENUE, Washington, D. 9 W,9T MIRinBtS8D.^^EWol'5^5|?!'A,T1LO Forwarded with SAFETY AND DISPATCH to all accessible sections of the countrv. This Oompanv nutt ' Its principal offices are WASHINGTON, D. 0., NEW YORE, BOTT0B PHILADELPHIA, BALTIMORE, CIN. OINNATI, ST LOUI8, LOUiS VILLfc, LEXINGTON, Connections are made at New York and Boston with lines forwarding to the CAN ADAS and the BRITISH PROVINCES and other steamshiplm, to LIVERPOOL, SOUTHAMPTON and HAVRE and thence by European expresses to all prominent commercial towns in Great Britain and the Oonti nent. Collection of NOTES, DRAFTS, and BILLS made At all accessible parts of the United States. ?e* 0. C. DUNN. Agent, WashiiM^^u. D.b. PAPERUAHOIflGI, A great variety of ENTIRELY NSW 8TYLB8 Adaptaflto rARL0R8blNING BOOMS, ^aUs.^hambsm. Also, f.COO YARDS CANTON MATTINGS, 1,400 YARDS FLOOR OIL CLOTHS, Our Mattings are unrivalled in this city, oomprl ing in part the famous Gowqna brand for parlo Oil Cloths from S to 13 feet wide, adapted to dial rooms, balls, ke. Alsa? WINDOW SHADES, BRASS CORNICES, PARLOR MATE, Paper hung by skillfhl workmen, and all orde promptly attended to. Give us a call and sa from 10 to ? per cent. . RIFFLE ft FALCONER*8 No. 348 7th street, between I street and apC-? Mass. avenue, PERKINS, STERNE <ft Oo* 180 Bread way, 1. T., BX10LUBIYB BBALEBB III o A LI I We guarantee tk^ym be ABSOLUTELY PBBE. For ealt bp all lift-class Grocers and DrmcsMi j everywhere. ah 10-in* JOHNSON, BALTIMORE D' LOCK HOSPITAL. OFFICE NO. T BOOTH FREDERICK STREET! THE ONLY PHYSICIAN ADFmSTISlNQ Ha* discovered the most Certain. Speedy, mtd Effectual Remedy In the world Tor DISEASES OF IMPRUDBNCl. Rtiirf tn Six Hour* r No Trifling f Person* Ruined by Iinorant Pretender*, or b? Deadly Poison. Mercury. should apply immediacy. A CUR* WARRANTED OR NO CHARGE LN FROM OSE TO TWO DATS. Weak ness of the Back. Invojnntary Discharges, Strictures, Affections of the Kidneys and Bladlec, Iin potency. General Debility, Nervousness. DyS? pepsy. Languor, Low Spirits, Confusion of Idea?, Palpitation of the Heart, Timidity, Tremblins, Dimness of Sigbt or Giddiness. Disease of the Head, Throat, Nose, or Skin, Affections of ths Liter, Lungs. Stomach or Bowels?these Terribls Disor ders arising from Solitary Habits of Yoath?Us stonier and solitary practices more fatal to tfcsir victims thsn the song of Syrens to the mariners at Blyssus, blighting tnelr most brilliant hope* or anticipations, rendering marriage, Ao., impOMie bis, tovno axx th? ?Mtlms Of SOII Zt swtiil?^f?I * -estrnctive habit Which untimely grave thousands of i 4?nf.? v" ^ne most exal ted talent and brilliant iD?el?8Ct, who mipht otherwise have nntr&noed lifr tening Senates with the thunders ef eloquence or waked to extacy the living lyre, mar call with foil confidence TAKE PARTaC ULAR NOTICE. These are some of the sad and melancholy effects produced by early habits of youth. Tic Weakness of the Back and Limbs, Pain in the Head, Dimnesa of Sight. Loss of Muscular Power. Palpitation of the neart. Dyspepsia, Nervons Irritability, de rangement of the Digestive Fnnctlons, General Debility, Symptoms of Consnmption, Ac. Miktilitt.-The fearful eftfots on the mind arc mncb to be dreaded?Loss of Memory. Oonfusfott of Ideas, Depression of Spirits Evil Forebodings, Aversion to Society, Self-distrust, Love of Boll* tude. Timidity, Ac MARRIAGE Mamrrt or young men contemplating marriage, aware of Physical Weakness, Organio Debility, Waiting 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 % gen tleman, and confidently rely upon his skill aa a Physician. ORGANIO WEAKNESS, IMPOTENOT IMPEDI MENTS TO MARRIAGE By Dr. Johnston's marvelous treatment. Wash* ness of the Organs is speedily cured, and full vigor restored. Thousands of the most nervous, debili tated and impotent, who had lost all hope, haro been immediately relieved. All impediments to marriage. Physical or Mental Disqualifications, Loss of Procreative Power, Ner vous Irritability. Tremblings, and Weaknesses? Exhaustion of the most fearful kind, speedily cured, Drt. jnp\SOi? Member of the Royal College of 8urgeons, Lon don. Graduate from one of the most emiaent Col leges in the United 8tatea. and the greater part of whose life has been spent in the hospitals of Lon don, Paris,Philadelphia and elsewhere.has effected some of the most astonishing cures that were eve? known: many troubled with ringing in the head and ears when asleep.great alarmed at sndden sounds, hashfniness^ with frequent blushing, attended sometimes with derangement of mind, were cured immediate'y. TO UNO MEN who hare Injured themselves by a certain praetlcs Indulged in when alone?a habit frequently learned from evil eompsnions, or at school, the effects o? which are nightly felt, even when asleep, and, if not cured, renders marriage Impossible, and de stroys both mind and body, should applv immedi At** 1Y ? What a pity that a yenng man, the hop* of hie country and darling of fie parents, should bo snatched from all the prospects and enjoyments of life by the consequence of deviation from the path of nature and indulging in a <#"-ret habit. Such persons must, before oqh^PlBeT>ng MARRIAWE] reflect that a sound mind Ind Tioay ere the moil necessary requisites to promote connubial happl neBS indeed. Without these the Journey through life becomes a weary pilgrimage; the Drespec) hourly darkens to the view: the mind becomes shadowed with despair and filled with the melan choly reflections that the happiness of another It blighted with our own. DISEASES OP IMPRUDENCE. When the misguided and imprudeut votary Of pleasurefinds be hasimbibed the seeds of this pain* rul disease, it often happens that an ill-timed sensa of shame or dread of discovery deters him from ap plying to those wbe, from education and respesta bility can alone befriend him. n? falls into th? hands of ignorant and designing pretenders, who, incapable of curing, filch his pecuniary substance, keep bim trifling month after month, or as long aO 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 deadly poison. Merc*ryl hasten the constitutional symp toms of this terrible disease, such as Affections of the Head, Throat, Nose, Skin, ete., progressino with frightful rapidity until death puts an end to his dreadful sufferings by sending him to that un discovered country from Whose bourne no travels, returns. OFFICE T SOUTn FREDERICK STREET, left hand side going from Baltimore street, a ferf doors from the corner. Fail not to observe nam# and number. No letters received unless post paid and con taining a stamp to be used on the repiy. Persons writing shonld state age, and send portion ot Ad vertisement describing symptoms, Ttu Dr.'t Difioma hnnts tn hts U3ti. 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 bythe reporters of "The Bun" and many other capers, notices of which have ap reared again anu again before the public,hesideJ is standing as a gentleman of character and re sponsibility, is s sufficient guarantee to the f flic ted. 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