Newspaper of Evening Star, August 19, 1864, Page 4

Newspaper of Evening Star dated August 19, 1864 Page 4
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THE EVENING ST Aw Original Domestic RmI?"* (From the Genesee Farmer.] SWHT Orxkh Tomato fic ?lie* two gallons of green spoonfuls of ground jnustard, tiu:p? gillis o mualnrd seed, two tabl^poonfais of *T?and penner, two tablespoonfula of ground cmna KToie tablespoonful ol Clowes, owponoj of brown sugar, three quarts of vinegar. Bo" 2lW^er wtil quite done. 11 you chose, you ma^oM one spoonful ground and a portion of cinnamon bark. Celery tops improve the fla Tor. These are excellent. Saoo PrT>Dnro.?One pint of milk, three tablespoonfols of sago, one-hall cap of butter, one cup of sugar, four eggs. I^oak the sago In water two hours; then pot th# mil* on th? stove and stir the sago in; add the butter and sugar after it is cold; stir in the whites and yolka of the eggs beaten separately. To Cook B*ahb without Pons.?Put them into boiling water, without soaking; change the water three times, letting them boil a few mln ntes ea<*h time; the third time, add salt suf ficient to make them palatable, boil nearly dry. and warn up with a little tTesh lard or butter. Cocoaittt Cakb.?One and a half cotfee ?ups of sugar, one-half coffee cnp of butter, whites of three eggs, tea cup of milk, one and a half teaspoonful of soda, three teacups of Sour, one teaspoonfal of cream-tartar, one crated cocoanut. Save a handful and put In n? frosting. Watis Drop Cakk fob Dyspxptics?One pint of water, one egg, one s poonful of salt, not 4uite a pint of flour. Beat t ogether thoroughly, and put into the oven wit hout a moment's de lay. Breakfast Cakes.?Three eggs, three cups of wheat flour, three cups of unbolted flour, a little salt one quart of milk. Bake quick. Some nee soar cream and soda instead ol Bweetmilk STOT Pitddiwg (Bortno.)?One cup of suet ?hopped fine, one cup of raisins, on* cap of molasses, t wo cups Qf flour, one cup ot milk, a little soda. Cinnamon and elovts to your taste Dough Nuts.?Two caps of milk, one coffee ?np of butter, one coffee cup of sugar, one cof fee cup of yeast, two eggs. Spice to your taete. Floor enough to roll out. Bbzat> Cake ?Two cups of don^b, one-half cup of sour milk, one-halt teaspoonlulot soda, one cup ol butter, two cups of sugar, four eggs. nutmeg and a few raisins. Roixki> Pcddirg.?Make soda biscnit crust roll in currant jam, or any other tart fruit Lei it boil three-quarters of an hour, or st -am two hours. Dressing kor Cabbage.?Cutyour cabbage fine in a dish, and sprinkle salt and pepper over it; take one egg, a teaspoonful of sugar, one-half spoonful ol flour, one-half teacup of sweet cream, the same of vinegar, a very small Eiece ot butter. Beat all togetner and let it oil; then pour over the cabbage while hot. Tomatoes, with meat,[raw, should be sliced up in vinegar: salt and pepper, like cucum bers. F or tea, use sweet cream and sugar; they are almost as good as strawberries. Qrkbx Apple Pie.?Stew and strain the apples, grate the peel of a fresh lemon, or rose water sugar to your taste. Bake in a rich paste half an hour. Boiled Batter Pcddino.?Two teacups of milk, four egg=; stir ia flour until a stiff bat ter; a little salt. Let it boil nearly two hours Of VIC 1AL. Office qf Prorost Marshal and Board qf 1 Enrollment of District of Columbia, > Washington, D. C., June 21, 1S64. 1 For convenience of Government employees snfy, the Board of Enrollment of the District of Columbia will hear cases of exemption on the ground of non-residenee, at their office, corner of Eighteenth and I streets, from 7# to W o'clock, daily. J. C. Putwaw, Captain First Regiment V. R. C. je 22 , and Provost Marshal D. O. Headquarters Provost Marshal and Board of ) Enrollment of District of Columbia, > Washington, D. C., June 3, 19M. ) The Board of Enrollment of the District of Columbia will be in session at the office of the Provost Marshal District of Columbia, corner of Fourteenth street and New York avenue, daily (Sundays excepted) from 11 o'clock a. m. to a o clock p. m., for the purpose of hearing cases of exemption from draft for the following causes, viz: 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 the Interest of each person enrolled to place ?pon the "Enrollment List" all persons {table to do military duty, so th?t his own chaxiee for draft shall no* ^ nnjustly increased. J. C. Putnam, Captain 1st regiment Y. R. Corps, and Provost Marshal of the may 26-tf District of Columbia. Wmt Department, Adjutant Otneralt OMa, ( Washington, March 17,1064. J Ail applications for leaves of absence or per mission to visit Washington must be addressed to Major General Hallech, Chief of Stair, and must specify the business for which the officer desires the permission. Telegrams addressed direct to the Secretary of War on this subject will receive no attention. By order of the Secretary ef Wjj: E. D Towws^hds Assistant Adjutant General PERSONAL. PERSONAL.-WM. PRINCE. 381 ? street, oppo site the Patent Office, is the onlr one in town who does TLUTING, having three very elegant machines now in operation. Ladies who desire this very fashionable trimming shonld g>e him a eall. Stamping in all its varieties elegantly done. Stamped Goods. Braid and Bilks for sale, an 12-tf All diseases or a private nature CURED. ARRIVED FROM PARIS NINETEEN WEEKS AGO. DR. BECHTINGER, formerly Surgeon in eharjre in the Austrian and Italian army, oc cupied 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, Prench Italian, German, and Spanish lan guages. His Imperial Commissions and his Diplo mas from the moat celebrated university of Europe hang la his office. No. 499 Seventh street. Dr. Beehtinger ia very much encouraged to have daring tM? very short time the patronage 01 the public or Washington, as. among many others not pub lished, the following certificates may be attested: " This is to eertify that I have been tr on bled for the last three years with a chronic disease, resist ing all medical treatment, and which through ths aid of Dr. Bechtinger; I have been perfectly enred. " Washington city, l?t June,1864. G. DONE." " Tour treatment of my involuntary discharge and yoor success in it, recommend you very high ly. T. L. SMITH What German newspaper, (Weker Columbia.) says: "After a long sickness ray poor child became dropsical, in which time I call to yon. dear sir, and yoa saved him. MA8CON 4 H. B atreet. No 29?.,? "I had tried all specifics, without any effect, against the chrenic lung dise&Ste of my eldest son, nntil under roar treatment he improved "Maryland av., 12th st. MULLKR, Painter." AH 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 eharge. Wo. 499 Seventh street, opposite Odd yellows' Hail^_ au lU-lm* FEMALE COMPLAINTS receive p?rtinier atten tion at Dr DARBY'S Office, 49? 7th street between D and E. Tboss in need of a confidential advisercan be suited by callingonhim. anS-lm* PRIVATE COMPLAINTS Are treated, either personally or by letter, at Dr. WOOD'S Office, 49P 7th atreet. Separate rooms for patients. Of flee open day and night. an 5-1 m* Madame aholiab wocld rbspectful ly announce to her friends an4 the public generally, that she is now settled permanently in nous* No. U49 C street, between 4% and 6tb 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 and counsel witfc safety npon all matters; especially business matters; er in fact, anything of import ance. Ladies 73 cents; Gentlemen fi.25. Can be consulted bom 8 a. m. until 9 p. m. au 6-2w" EXTRAORDINARY POWER. Mrs L SMITH. Clairvoyant ana Test medium, tf33 4th street. ? few doors above I street, with the aid pf spirits, examines ail kinds of diseases, sees your dead and living friends; describes them, gets names; tells character ;re ads the future. Advice about basi SittiagVr JylS-lm* Seise tfe Picas. ?? ? V Hcrlticro, me.; au ma mIOi tatlok II tscSmtastwlti T" A*? ltfllll ALMJ PROPOSALS. -IROPOFALSFOR MAIL STBAMSBIP 8ER71GB t BTAIJO Fob* Office Dipaktmxvt, I Wahhiiioto*, Jan* 17, 18M.| In accordance with the provisions of the act of Conaress. approved May 38,1864, which is la the words following, to wit: ?A,r iA*T to *?thorise the establishment of ooean IXZTS1' wrTi<* betWMn the United 8t*te? " ?ttt enacted by the Senate and House af Rerre oftkt Untied States af Amtricatn Congress f?'wik v4 Poet?n*ster General be. and he i?? . *J?tfcortied to nnite with the General 1?'} Office Department of the Empire of Brazil, or such officer of the Government of Braiil as shall be authorized to act for that Government,in establish ing oinset mail communication between the two countries by rarans of a menthly line of first class American sea going steamships, to be notlessthan two tbousaBdtons burden each, and of sufficient number to perform twelve round trips or veyages per annum between a port of the United States north of the Potomac river, and Rio de Janeiro, in Brasil, tonchm* at St. Thomas, in the West Indies, at Bahia.I'ernambuco.and such other Brazilian an<i intermediate port or ports as shall be consiiered necessary and expedient: Provided, That the ex pense of tbe service Fha.ll be divided between the two Governments, and that the United lutes por tion tner*of shan hot exceed tne sum of one hun dred and fifty thousand dollars for the performance of twelve round trips per annum, to be paid oat ofapy money appropriated for the service of th Post Office Department. "Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Post master General be. and he is hereby, authorized to invite proposal* for said mail steamshipservice ny public advertisement for the period of sixty days in one.or more newspapers published in the cities ?f Washington, Baltimore. Philadelphia, ?, Boston, respectively and to con tract with the lowest responsible bidder for the 5a??vf?rfia lt.erTn ?f ten years, to commence from the day the first steamship of the proposed line shall teri tf1 5 ??tes with the mails tor P/Pvy,ed- That proposals for monthly *8 j S0T twelve round voyages per annum outand backTare received and accepted by him within the limit as aforesaid, from a party vM-f responsibility, possessing ample ability to furnith the steamships require* i?L;he ,,w?llce; *nA oforirg good and sufficient sureties for the faithful performance of such con .v. n'i Provided, further. That such proposals * J>.^ccep 4 *ljr the Government of Brazil, and that distinct and separate contracts with each Gov ernment, containing similar provisions, shall be executed by such accepted bidder or bidders; each Uovernment to be responsible only for its propor tion of the subsidy to be paid for the service /"Tlh/T (darted. That any cen which the Postmaster General may execute ""i"th. authority of this act shall go into effect on or before the first day of September, one thous :&&& nundred and sixty-five; and shall, in addition to the usual stipulations of ocean mail ?<br'?lw?'c?ntrmct?i Provide that the steamships h. .? ? t:r tfie "Tvice shall be constructed of the m .i,in aJ t.he most approved mo ? * modern improvements adapted teamship8 ,of the first class; and pn.tmL? n approval and acceptance by the Postmaster General, be subject to inspection and survey by an experienced naval constructor, to be detailed for that purpose by the Secretary of the Navy,whose 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 arrange the mail matter, to whom suitable ac ? 5 Jor. th*t purpose shall be assigned; 0 fal,ure any cause to p?rform fi1!.0/the regular monthly voyages stipulated for ? ac ? a 'J0 rata deduction shall be made ' e compensation on account of such omitted voyage or voyages; that suitable fines and penal in tht'nn^ imposed for delays and irregularities ? regular performance of the serviceaccord to to any? tker"party* ltS bein* underletor assigned s^'iiOTShJps^pnp^y'ed^n^e^er'vice^rtithorized by dif^1 u " i? r? J* ^ a rges'a m? e torn *h o use dues is cranted by the Government of Brazil Approved May 28, 1864 " ????. PROPOSALS i Will be received at the Post Office Department, in al ?^?CWaahin?t?n' nnt? 3 o'clock p.m. Of 1 8ATURDAY, the first day of October, 1664, for con ullla?KthJ? 0f thft Unltftd 8tate8 b* ? monthly not lew thtn t?ericaV!a *oinif steamships of not less than two thousand tons burden each ?nri of sufficient number to perform twelve round 'voy ages vrr annum between a port of the United States north of the Potomac river and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, touching at St. Thomas, in the West tn ? at Bahia and Pernambuco, in Brazil for befo?ethe lftdaSof*/?""*to commeace onoj lsi^ay?fA September, 1865, and to date from the day the first steamship of such line shall lea7HVh? United States with the mails for Brazil Bidders must designate the United States nort ?f departure and arrival, and may. at their option it Vhifht5,,emt'race additional intermediate ports warfnAi1! steamships shall touch on their out m^ls homeward to deliver and receive should name the time proposed to be occupied inperforming the passages, each war be tween the United States port of denture and *r n'ild hw ? m Janeiro, and shoufd be aceompa nied by a map or diagram of the route showing to cafl to'drfwl? po J1* at which the steamships are thf.Jtu del,1Ter reeeive mails. Schedules of the sailing days, stating the proposed days and hours of departure from each pbrt, as well m the proposed days and hours of arrival, should also accompany each bid, such schedules ' however tn be subject to the approval of tbe Posi D?mrtmoiiia ol the respective countries, and to alteration^ said Departments from time to time, as the ?nt?V aI.^1- m?8hip,ofll95#Afor this service must be i steamers of the first class, and before acceptance will be subject to inspection and eur TfZ.y ?J?,eJJ?eIl#nced naval constructor te be de tailed for that purpose by the Secretary of the Proposals mast^onform in all respects to th# provisions and retirements of the aforesaid act. approved May ffith, 1864, and must be properly ru&rantied, with a satisfactory testimonial that the guarantors are men of property, and abun tly able to make good their guarantee. The bidder's name and residence, and the name of each member of the;hrm, when a company offers, should be distinctly stated iu the proposal The accepUnce or non-acceptance of the bids will be determined by the Postmaster General as soon as practicable after the time limited for their reception; but no prepoeal can be accepted by this Department unless the bidder is also accepted by tbe Government of Brazil, as provided for in the aforesaid act. And in case of such Joint acceptance, distinct and separate contracts are to be execute-* ^he acceptea *idd?r or bidder; ^ 8,roilar provisions, each Gov (? ^ k m . P1011*1}'e 0n'5r ^0r proiiortion of the subsidy to be paid for the service. *ur"on Proposals should be sent, under seal, to "the First Po"tmaster General," "Foreign Desk," W0??8 r ^at^^rf?fa^'1,?'iFoT>itn Mails" written on the face of the address; and they should fiT- * p?aV'hed,'? time to be received by or before the first day of October next, which will be the last day for receiving proposals under this advertig?. mfcnt. M. cLAIR, Postmaster General. Nots ?-This Department is not advised that any definite action has yet been taken by the Govern ment of Braail 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, tbe limit fixed for the reception of proposals under this advertisement .certain infor mation on that subject will have been received When received, it will be made public. Je I8-w9w ^ M. B pROPOBALS FOR WOOD. ~ Hkadqcarterh Dkpartmeht or Wasuiugtoh, Oleics opChibp Quaetbrmistir, Nos. 034, 036, 536 and 540 Fourteenth St., Near New York avenue, Washingten, August8.1H64. *%:0P0SALS are invited for furnishing Wood te ? c j r??p8 m and around the Forts hereinafter spec ified, from parties owning Woed or Wood lands in the vicinity of the same. vi? ; North ofthe Potomac?Forts Sumner, Mansfield, isayard, Simmons, Gaines, Reno, Kearney, De ftussy. Stevens, Slocum, Totten. Blemmer, Bun ?e', HU1 Saratoga, Thayer and Lincoln, and Batteries 8nead.e, Kimball, Parrott, and Came r o n ? East of Eastern Branch Potomac?Forts Greble. Carioll, 8nyder, Stanton, Baker, Davis, Dunont, Meigs, Mahan, aad Batteries Rioketts and Wag ner. ? f oton,ac?Forts Marcy, Ethan Allea. C. vr'/^i ' t.VPett< Kalb, Corcoran, Hagerty, Aibani"'* Whlpple' 0u>< ^illinghast, Craig and Proposes are also invited for famishing Wood t2 ???lr J|j2ii,0nb *? ooanty, Maryland, p* K?'esboro Point, Maryland, andtothe Camn of Dismounted Cavalry, in the Mine vicinity; also, for furnishing and delivering ri*?r A-oMihul r?Iv tb? banks of the Potomac river, accessible t? boats. ?nd on the banks of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. Tvi'V'0 for cutting and cord V?* '*?od *? 8P^ p"int? within the limita of the Department or Washington as may be designated -?t^e C^"2r ?9iUfr T,naster. Full information on this point will be given on application to this Ou*C0? Proposals will be re?eived under this advertise ment for Wood anywhere within the limits of the Department of Washington for supply of trooas in said Department. ^Proposals will be made in the following manner, 1. For Wood standing,(price per cord.) 2. For Wood felled by the United States engi neers or otherwise, (price per cord.) S. For Wood ent and corded on tbe ground. Proposals must specify tbe locality, kind, quan tity and quality of the Wood, aad its distance from the nearest fort, camp or station for troops. Each bidder must attach his full name and pest office address to his bid, and tbe names of all par ties interested in the proposal must appear in the bi d? Proposals from disloyal parties will not be con sidered, and an oath of allegiance must accompa ny each proposition. Fids will be opened from time te time, and eon tracts or purchase made as tne Wood may be re quired. The right it reserved to accept all or any part of a bid. No verbal propositions will be entertained, but every hid, or modification of the same, must be in writing. Propowhi should be endorsed "Proposals for ?? t? \ ^ 1LIA8 *. GREENE, __ M?t, Colenel and Chief Quartermaster, an?-i6t Departmeat of Washington. rjg&g&sgjBftfl8'1 *"* PROPOSALS. PROPOSALS FOB WOOD AND OOAL. NlTT D?rA*TU?*T. August 15,1954. 8*al?? Pbofosals, endorsed " Propolis for Wood acd Coal." will be received at the D-part ??t until3oVrW;P,of WBDMK3DAY, the ?th instant, for furniabing 200 corda beat Oak Wood and 8) ton* White Abu Furnace Coal [S.240 ik. to tbe tonl Thit wood to be delivered in front ?f the Department, piled for inspection and mew urement-the coal delivered at the buildin*. and ^>9 flljjfctto iwgection^ The^wbole to be de n?#rwl ny tne m w? . ?? mal. Bid* will be received for either the wood o. ? - "Fhe Department reserves to itself the right to relect all bids if deemed exceasive u to coat. M-15-td PROPOSALS FOB PAINTING. Ojfictnf the Commissioner of Pu6Jt^BuiUints, | i Sealed Proposals will be received at'thia office, until FBIDAY. the 19th day of Anguat, instant, at 12 o'clock noon, for cleanit^anffpai^ti ngtte 1 crypt acd oappaf ei leading thereto, under thc?Ro : tUperaoBa desirinc'to bid are invited to call at the ; Commissioner's Office, on any day Ov?**?? j date hereof, and the time of opening the proper*1"* i between thehonrs of 10 a. m. ana 3 p. m., where thev wili find aome one to ahow them the portions to be pain ted. ? B. B. FRENCH, an8 dtd Com, of Public Buildings. P' ROPOPAL8 FOR HATS, CAPS, 8HOKS, DRY (KK?DS. SEWING M ATBRIAL8, Ac. H(ad<tvnrtr*$ Drpartment of Washington,) Ofice of Ckitf Quartermaster, ) Washihqtoh, AuguatC, 18?4. \ Written Proposals will be received at thia office until further notice for furnishing the following articles for u?e o/ contraband men, women, ana children in tbia Department: Brogans (russet. Ac.,) and other serviceable Boots and Shoes for men, women, and children!* WChip, Felt, and Woollen Hats and Cloth Capi. Kersey, Linner, Ginghaona, Calicoes, Blaakets, and other Woollen and Cotton goods, Hickory Stripe (for Shirts.) Bed ticking, Un bleached Muslin, Woolen Socks.and Burlaps. Spool Cotton, Black and White. Linen Thread. Bone Snspender Buttons, large Buttona for Coats. Whi'e Porcelain Buttons, Yarn, Needlea, and other Sewing Materiala and Trimmings. Samples should be aent with each bid, at the ex pense of the party forwarding the aame. An oath of allegianoe ahoold 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 to time, as the gcoda are needed, under contract or otherwise, as the interests of the service may reguire. Good security will be required for the faithful fulfilment of any contract made under thia adver Proposals should be sealed, and addressed to the undersigned, aod endorsed " Proposals for furnish ing Dry Goods." Ac. BLIA8 M. GREENE, Lieut. Col. and Chitf Quartermaster, an 8-lot Department of Washington. J3R0P0BALS FOR LIMB. Chief Quartermaster's Office, Depot of Washinqtoh, Washihgtow, D. C., August 12.1864A Sealed Proposals will be received at this office until FRIDAY, August 19,1864, at 12 o'clock, m., for Ten Thousand (lo.non) Bushels of good mer chantable uHSlacked Lime. The whole amonnt to be delivered within thirty (30) dais from the date of contract, at such points in the city of Washington as the Depot Quartermaster may direct. Tbe Lime to weigh not less than eighty (80) pounds to the bushel. The amount offered by the successful bidders will be subject to a rigid inspection by an inspec tor appointed by the Government before being ac cepted. Bonds in a sum e?ual to the amount of the con tract, signed by the contractor and two responsible persons, the aa'me to be certified to by some officer of the Government well known to this office, will be required of the successful bidder or bidders upon signine the contracts. Paymant to be made upon tbe 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, aa is required by the Government. Proposala must be addressed to the undersigned, and snould be plainly marked " Proposals for Lime." D. H. RUCKBR, Bridadier General and Chief Quartermaster, De pot of Washington, D. C. au 12-61 PROPOSALS FOR MALLEABLE IRON CAV ALRY TRIMMINGS. Ordbtakc* Offioi, Wab Departmeht, f WA8HIBOTOH, July 14.1864.J Sealed Proposals will be received at this office until Saturday, August 20, 1834, at 4 o'clock p. m., for the delivery at the following points of the un dermentioned quantities of malleable iron trim mings for cavalry equipments: At the New York Agency, New York, 30,000 sets. At the Frankford Arsenal, lO.OUOaets. At the Alleghany Arsenal, 2o,nn0aets. At the St. Louie Araenal, lo.oooaets. Bach set is to consiat of the numbers of each kind of buckle, square, ring, holt, atud, and loop now preacribed, except that two of the D rings in each set are to be made of the new pattern, with Stop, according to the model to be seen at the above arsenals. The castings are to be made of the best qualitv of malleable iron, the tongues of the buckles or the best clock wire. The dimensions of the cleaned castings and the finish and dimen sions of the buckle-tongues and rollers muat con form strictly to the atandard gauges, which will be applied before japanning. After being thor oughly cleaned, ana freed from all aprues and ir regularities, they are to he Japanned In the beat manner. ... , The goods are tobe put up in papers in the umal 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 ?f its progress, and no goods are to be received or paid for which have not passed inspection. Deliveries are to be made as follows: Bidders will state the arsenal or arsenals where they propose to deliver, and the number of sets they propose to deliver at each place, if for more than one. Failures to make deliveries at a speci fied time will subject the contractor to a forfei ture of the number he may fail to deliver at that time. No bids will be received from parties other than regular manufacturers of the arcticles proposed for, and who are known te this Department to be capable of executing in their own shops the work proposed for. . ... . . Forms of bids can be obtained at the above named arsenals. Proposals not made out en (Aw form will not N considered. GUABANTY. The bidder will be required to accompany his proposition with a guaranty, si^ed by two re sponsible persona, that, in case his bid be accept ed. be will at once execute the contract for the same, with good and sufficient sureties, in a sum equal to the an.ount of the contract, to deliver the articles proposed, in conformity with the terms of this advertisement; and in case the said bideer should fail to enter into the contract, they to make good the difference betweed. the oner or said bidder and the next responsible bidder, or the person to whom the contract may be awarded. The responsibility of the guarantors must M 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. nia Suarantors, will be required of the successful bid er or bidders upon signing thecontrac* FORM OP GUARANTY. , We, the undersigned, residents of , In tae county of , and State of ,'hereby jointly and severally covenant with the United States, and guarantee, in case the foregoing bid of he accepted, that he er they will at once exe cute the contract for the same, with good and aufficient sureties, in a sum equal to the amount or the contract, to furnish the articles proposed in conformity with the terms of this advertisement, dated July 14.1864, under which the bid was made: and, in case the said shall fail to enter into a contract as aforesaid, we guarantee to make good the difference between the offer of the aaid and the next lowest responsible bidder, or the person to whom the contract may be awarded. S Given under our bands and aaals W itnesa : J thia day of , 188?. I Real. I [Seal.) To thia guaranty must be appended the official certificate above mentioned. Bach party obtaining a contract will he obliged to enter into bonds, with approved sureties, for the faithful execution of the same, Upon the award being made, successful bidders will be notified and furnished with forma of con tract and bond. . , ... The Department reserves the right to reject any or all the bids, if deemed unsatisfactory on any ao ^Pro'posala will be addressed to "Brigadier Gene ral George D. Ramsay, Chief of Ordnance. Wash ington. D. C.," and will be endorsed " Proposals for Malleable Iron Cavalry Trimmings. GBORGB D. RAMSAY. Brigadier General, Jy 16-eotd Chief of Ordnance. rier; Horse Owner'a Guide; MayheWs Illustrated Horse Doctor; Mayhew's Illustrated Horse Man agement; Stewart on the Stable; Baneher on Horsemanship- Dadd's Anatomy of the Horse; Yeu&ttonthe Horse; 8ton?heng* on the Horse, London;Bichardaon on the Horse: Cole'a American Veterinarian. ()y ?>) FRANCH. TAYLOR.__ ? aft TiSH WANG, THE QHEAT CHINESE HhMEDYfor GONOKRH(EA,QLEEIt e. On Boa will piwoui a Ooaa.? rredienta are purely vegetable. It is pleasant to the taste, has no bad odor, and T be carried in the vest pocket without feu of ?u la ?-ooly THIB 18 TO GIVB BOTICB, That the anb scriber has obtained from the Orphans' Court of Washington Couty, in the District of Colum bia, letters testamentary on the pereonal estate of John Hayre, late of Washington City, D. 0.. deceased. All persons having claims against the said deceased, are hereby warned to exhibit the same, - with the vouchers thereof, to the sub scriber, ?n*r before theXthday or July next: they mayotherwiae bylaw be excluded from all benefit of the said estate. r, 4 Piano* sons in ?? examine oar Je29 PROPOSALS. pBOPOBALB FOR COAL AND WOOD. TUA8URT Dipxrtmikt, Aug. 16. 1864. Proposals will be received for the delivery. for the use of the Department, of about vno tons of best quality WHITE ASH ANTHRACITE COAL, 12,54" lbs. ] furnace size. Baltimore Company's, coal preferred: and for^bout 336 tons LOYKEN'8 VALLEY RED A8H. og( rite. AH to be weigh*' at the Treasury scale*. To be delivered Treasury Building any time before th? a ? tember, at whatever points desi?- .?.j" ?" WO?r> tob/JESt.? Quality PINE ?-ed ut such time as may be re quired, A?d r.orde^ #D(j mea?ured upon the prem ises. Bids will be received until MONDAY, the 29th instant, addressed to the General Superintendent of the Building1, ander an envelope addressed to the Secretary of the Treasury, and t>e con sidered binding for two weeks after that dny, the Department reserving the right to reject all or any portion of the bids receiyed. [an 16-12t pROPOBALS I0B lOBAQl. QBIBV QOAKTlMf ABTUU'g Orrion, I . , _ Wa8?j*oto* Dbfot, Dm. 8,185S. 1 Sealed Proposals are invited by the undersigned for supplying the U. S. Quartermaster's De partment, at Washington. D. 0., Baltimore. Md? Alexandria, and Port Monroe, Ta., or either ol these "laces, with Hay, Corn, Oats and Straw. Bids wlli be received tor the delivery of bushels of eon) or osts Mid ?0 ton? of hay or itrw. and upwards. iliuaers must state at whieh of the above-named points they propose to make deliveries, and tk? rates at which tney will make deliveries thereat, the quantity of each article proposed to be deliv> ?red, the time when said deliveries shall be oom menced, and when to he completed. The price must be written out in word* oa the bids. Oorn to be up In good stout sacks, of abc*t two bushels eaeh, Oats in like sacks of about three oushels eaeh. The sacks to he tarnished without extra charge to the Government. The hay and straw to be eecurely baled. The particular kind or description >f oats, oorn, hay or straw proposed to he delivered most be stated is the proposals. All the article* offered andw the bids herein in* ?itedwillbe subject to a rigid inspec;ion by the Government Inspector before being accepted. Contracts will be awarded from time to time to the lowest responsible bidder, as the interest of the Government may require and payment will be made when the whole amout contracted for shall have bee* Slivered and accepted. Thebiduer will be required to accompany kit proposals with a guaranty, signed by tw<f respon sible persons that in ease his Did is accepted he or they wiH. within ten days thereafter, execute the contract for the same, with good and saffleient sureties in a sum equal to the amount of the eon tract, to deliver the forage proposed in conformity with the termB of this advertisment: and in ease the said bidder should fail to enter into the con tract, they to make good the difference between the offer of said bidder and the next lowest respon sible biddc , or the person to whom the oontraot may be awarded. The responsibility of the guarantors must be shown by the official certificate of a U. 8. District Attorney, Collector of Customs or anv other offloer under the United States Government or responsi ble person known to this office. AU bidders will be duly notified of the accept ance or rejection of their proposals. IThe full name and P. O., address of eaeh bidder must be legibly written in the proposal. Proposals must be addressed to Brig. Gen. D. H. Rucker, Ct>'ef Depot Quartermaster, Washington, D. C., and should be plainly marked "Proposals for Forage." Bonds, in a sum equal to the Amount of the con tract, signed bv the contractor and both, *f his guarantors, will be required of the success-*1 bid der or bidders npon signing the oontract. Blar.x forms of bids, guarantees, and bonds, may be obtained npon application at this Office. PORM OF PROPOBAL. (Town, Oountr and State) (Date) I, the subscriber .do hereby propose to furnish and deliver to *he United States, at the Quarter master's Pipartment at , agreeably to the terms of your advertisement inviting proposals for forage, dated Washington Depot,Dec. 8,1863, the following articles, via: bushels of Corn, in sacks, at per bu<;hel of 66 pounds bushels of Oats, in saeka, at per bushel of 32 pounds tons of Baled Bar, at per ton of 3,000 pounds tons of Baled Straw, at per ton of 3,000 .fverr to eommenoe on or before the day of , 186?, and to be completed en or before the day of , 186?, and pledge myself to enter into a written contract with the United States, with good and approved securities, within the space of ten days after being notified that my bid been accepted. Your obedient servant. pot Delfve Brigadier General D. H. Rucks*. General Depot Quartermaster, Washington, D. 0. GUARANTY. We. the undersigned, residents of , in the Oounty of , and State of , hereby, Jeintly and severally, covenant with the United States, and guarantee in ease the foregoing bid of be accepted, that he or they will, within ten days after the acceptance of said bid, execute the con tract for the same with good and sufficient sure ties, in a sum equal to the amount of the contract, to furnish the forage proposed in conformity to the terms of advertisement dated Decembers, 1863, under which the bid was made, and, in case the ?aid shall fail to ?nter into a contract w aforesaid, we guarantee to make good the differ ence between the offer by said and the next lowest responsible bidder, or the person to whom the contract may be awarded. Witness, Given under our hands and seals this day of ,m~, (Seal.l [Seal.] I hereby certify that, to the best of my knowl edge and belief, the above-named guarantors are good and sufficient as sureties tor the amount for which they offer to be security. ., To be certified by the United States District At torney, Collector of Oustoms, or any other offloer under the United States Government, or respon sible person known to this office. D. H. RUOKER. dec >-tf Brigadier General and Q. M. PROPOSALS FOR EMPTY BARRELS <*fD BOXES. Offict Depot Commissary o/ Subsistence, 1 Washington, D. C., August 8,13<W. f Sealed Proposals in duplicate are invited until the 18th inst., at 12 o'clock m., for the purchase of all the empty Barrels ana Boxes the subsistence Department may have to dispose of at this depot, including all within the ancient limits of the Dis trict of Columbia. Bids will be made separately for each class of articles, as follows, vis : Flour barrels. Pork or Beef barrels, Ooffee or Sugar barrels. Bean, or Rice, or Salt barrels, Vine gar or Whiskey barrels or kegs. Bacon barrels or canks. Bacon boxes, Hard-breid Boxes, Tea chests, Candle and Soap boxes, and- mast state distinctly the kind or class of each article the bidder pro poses for. A contract will be entered into with the highest responsible bidder, and a bond, with good and sufficient security, required for the faithful per formance of the contract. The officer in charge of the commissary station or depot is to be the Judge as to the quality and condition of the articles, and what articles come under the different classes; the contractor to take the articles away from each station or depot at bis own risk and expense, and as often as he shall be notified by the officer in cbarge to remove them. Payments will be required every ten days, or as often as the Government may direct. Each bidder must be present to respond to his bid, and the right is reserved to reject any bid for any cause. , , Proposals to be endorsed "Proposals for Empty Barrels and Boxes," and addressed to the under signed. at 223 G street. S. C. GREENE. au 9-TnTbSa4t Oapt. and Com. Sub. Vola. pROPOSALS fORanPURCHA8E OP WHEAT Hkadquibtkrs DxpT of Wabhimoto*. Officb or Chief Quartkrmastss, WA3HIHGTON. July 26, 1864. SEALED PROPOSALS will be received at this office until the anthday of August next for the pur chase of Five Thousand Bushels (more or less) of the best Bed Mediterranean WHEAT, 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 days from the accep tance of the bid. , , Proposals will be endorsed " Proposals for the purchase or Wheat and Rye''and addressed to the undersigned. ELIA8 M. GREENE, Lieut. Colonel, Chief Quartermaster, Jy 37-18t Dep't of Washington. r*HIEF QUARTERMASTER'S OFFICE, l V/ DiroBTor Wabhiuoto*,} Washington, D C., January 4,1864. S All dealers in Drugs, Hardware, Lumber, Leather, Office Furniture. Harness, and Baddlerv, an re quested to send to thisoffioe, on MONDAY of each week, a sealed proposal or list, w? duflicatt, of the articles they are prepared to furnish to this Depot at short notice, with tne price of eaeh marked in plain figure*, so that, in case the exigencies of th? service require it, the article or articles can be obtained without delay, and at the lowest price. Dealers wishing to sell to this Depot will b? re quired^ to furnish the list punstuall^very Monday Brigadier General and Olii?f QnartermasUr, Ja6-tf Depot of Washington ? m?ioal nragjigjsfc, u w All d sal era in thU city and Georgetown, who wish to sell to the Medical Purveying Department^aro requested to send to this office, on the MONDAY of ?ach week, a sealed list of the artielee they may b? prepared to furnish, at short notice, with th? ?rice of each attacked to the wume. O. SUTHERLAND, Je 1A-tf Burg. U. B. A., Medieal Purveyor. HORSE8I HORSESM HORSES M l $175. BITS. flTfi. Wa* DirAavitnrT.OATAi.jkT Bukiac, ) Ckuf Qmmrt*rmasttr, S Wabhisoto*. D. q., July?,186M One hundred and seventy-five dollars (3176) each will be paid for all CAVALRY HORSES that pass innpectioti at Gietboro Depot, until otherwise or dered. Hours of inspection from 9 i. m. till 6 p. m, Jy 27-lit Cavalry Bureau. CJWB"?ID"1 CLAEIflKD CDUM 1 hare Just received per schooners ''George 8. Adams" and "J. W.," from Boston a large supply of pure MassachttsettsOLAKIFIEDOIDER.whfeh 1*offer for sale at the lowwt market price, w quan tities to suit Hotel , prime artiel amine this before pure! ?Union Bottling; Okjojolo,, ol U.. Gf~? _ LAND SALES. 8* wi pWdSi.VU TH1 UNITED 8T AT RR ?f law, I, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, by decl? 'l ,? States of America. do here by V , j'"r? JL known that public i,ales will ?" -eld attbe undermentioned Land Offices in the *tate of Minnesota, at the periods hereinafte designated. to-wit: At the Land Office at MINNEAPOLIS, eommen eing on Monday, the fifth day of Beptombor next, for the disposal of the public lands within tho fol owing townshi ps and parte of township*, vi* ; North of tht bast Itnt and uxst a f tht fifth prineipa meridian. The SE >4 and the W >? of section 5; the N X of section 19 of township 116: sections 19 and 21; the N H of section 23; sections 27, 29. 31, and 33, or town ship 117, of range 26. Sections 1,3, 5. 7, 9,11,13, 15, and 17; the NE ?< of section 2tf, of township 116; sections 19, 21, S3 , 25 , 27, 29, 31,33, and 35, of township 117; the S SE >4, and the SB of SW ? of section 33, of township lid, ot angc 26. Sections 1. S, 8, 7. f. 11, 13,15, and 17; the N X ot section 19, the N * or section 21, and the N (?oJ section 23, oftownshipllff; theS ^ of section 19. the 8K of section 21, the o % of section 23, and sections 26,27 , 29.31,33. and 36, of township 117; the 8 % 8K h, the 8 SW JW, of sectien 31, of township 118, of range 27. Sections l, 3, 5, 9,11. and 13; the N X of section 15, P.f sections 1,3,5, 7,9, 11, 13. 15, 17, 19. 21, 23, 25, af, 29 , 31, 33, and 45, of township 1 if, of range 58. I.8f*tiS11,1? "'township 1M; sections 1,3,5.7. 9,11, II,15,,,1?'12'21,23"26' ??29. 31,33, and 35, of town ship 117, of range 29. ? + 1S' 17- *?? 21,23,25,27, o ^-*hip U7, of range 30. ?f towsb? I',,"'5' 9' ?.<13-I5' ?< 21* ?d ^ ?f;?*8-'pU7,and sections 26,27 , 29,31,33, and 35, ol. .uwnship 118, of range 31. Sections 1.3, 5,7,9.11,13, 15, and 17, oftownship 117; and sections25,27, 29,31, 33, and 35, ?! township 118, of range 32. Sections 1, 3, 5,7, 9,11,13,15, and 17; theN Xof section 19; the N X of section 21; the N X of-section 23, of township 117; sections 25,27 , 29, 31, 38, and 35, of township 118, of range 33. Sections 1,3,5,7,9,11,13,15,17, 19,21, and 23; the N of section 27 and section 29, oftownship 117; sec tions 25, 27 , 29 , 31, 33, and 35, of township 118, o range 34. Township 116; sections 1,3,5.7.9, |f, is, is, 17,19, 21. Z3, 25 , 27, and 29, of section 31; the N X of section 31; the N )? of section 33, and the N K of section 35, of township 117, of range 35. Township 116: sections 1, 3. 5. 7, 9,11,13,15,17,19, 21. 23. 25, 27, and 29, of township 117, of range 3?5. Township 116 and 117; sections 19, 21, 23 , 25, 27, 29, 31. 33, and 36, of township 118, of range 37. Townshi?_l)?, 117, and 118:sections 6,8,18,2*">, and 22; the 8>*,.&E >4. and the SW >4. of section 24; sec tions 26, 28, 29.3u, 31, 32, 33, and 34, of township 119, of range 33. At the Land Office at ST. CLOUD, commencing on Mtinday. the fifteenth day of August next, for the disposal of the public lands within the follow ing parts of townships, viz : North of the base lime and west 0/tht fifth principal meridian. Sections 7 and 17; the N X of section 19, and the N of section 21, of township 121, of range 28. Sections 1 3, 6. 7, 9. 11, 13, 15, and 17: the N X of section 19, the N >? of section 21. and the N X of section 23. oftownship 121; sections 31,33, and 35. of tcmnship 122, of range 29. Sections 1.3.5,7,9, 11, 13, 15, and 17; the N % of section 19, the N X of section 21, and the N }? of section 23, of township 121; sections 29,31,33, and 35, of township 122, of range #>. Sections 1,3,5,7,9,11,13,15, and 17; and the N X o section 23, of township 121; sections 19 and 21; the 8 X of section 23; sections 25, 27 , 29,31, 33, and 35, of township 122, of range 31. Sections 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11. 1.1, 15. and 17, of town ship 121; the 8% ofsnction 13; the 8% of section 15; the S of section 17; sections 19, 21,23, 25, 27.29,31. S3, and 35. of township 122, of range &2 ,??ecAi?S8.3,< 7\9- &nd 17, of township 121; the 8 ^ of section 13; theS % of section 15; the 8 >* of section 17: sections 19.21, 23, 26, 27 , 29. 31. 33. and 35. of township 122, of range 33. 8ectiona. i; 3,6, 7, 9,11, 13,15, and 17, oftownship 121, sections 19. 21, 23 , 25 , 27 , 29, 31, 33, and 36, of township 122, of range 34. 8ections 1, 3, 6. 7, 9, 11,13,15, and 17, of township 121; sections 25,27,31, 33, and 35, oftownship 122, of range 35. Sections 1, 3 5,7, 9, 11,13, and 15; the N >? of sec tion 17, of township 121; section 7; the W of sec tion 15; sections 17, 19, 21. 23, 25 , 27, 29, 31, 33, and 35, of township 122, of range 36. The E H, the N W , and the N X SWJ*,of sec tion 1, of township 121; sections 1. 3,5, 7,9,11, 13, 15, 17 , 21.23,26, 27, and 36, of township 122; sections 7. 17. 19 . 21, 27 , 29,31, 33, and 35, of township 123, ot ranges?. The E Vi NE )?. of section 1, of township '121: sec tions 1 and II, ef township 122; the W X of section 1; sections 3, 5, 7, 9,11, 13,15, 17, 23. and 25; the N X of section 27, and section 35, of township 123; sec tions 13,14.15, 19, 29, 31, and S3, ot township 124, of range 38. Lands appropriated by law for the nse of schools, military, and other purposes, together with selec tions of swamp lands filed in your office by the Surveyor General, will be excluded from the sale The offering of the above lands wiU be com menced on the days appointed, and will proceed in the order in which they are advertised, until the whole shall have been offered, and the sale thus closed; but the sale shall not be kept open longer than two weeks, and no private entry 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 eight hundred and sixty-four. T> .w ? tj X ABRAHAM LINCOLN. By the President: J. M. EDMUNDS, Commissioner of the General Land Office. notice to actual settlers. All bona fide actual settlements under existing laws, subsisting prior to and up to the date of this proclamation, will be recognized; 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. EDMUNDS, Commissioner. Nots ?Under the regulations ofthe Department, as heretofore and now existing, no payment can b? made for advertising proclamations, except to such publishers as are specifically authorized by the Com missioner of the General Land Office. Je 4-lawi2w Gray's Patent Molded Collars, Are universally pronounced the neatest and best fitting collars extant. The npper edge presents a perfect carve, free from the angles noticed in all other collars. The cravat causes bo packers on the inside of the turn-down collar; they are as SMOOTH IN8IDB AS OUTSIDE, and therefore rfectlr free and easy to the neck. ? The Garotte Collar has a smoeth and evenly fin ished edge on bot^ rides. These Collars are not simply fiat pleees of paper eat in the fenn of a collar, bat are MOLDED AND SHAPED TO IIT THE NECK. They are made in "Novelty," (or torn-down style;) In every half size from 12 te 17 Inches, and In " Eureka," (or Garotte,) frea IB to 17 inches; and packed In " solid siies" In neat blae car tone, oon?ainlng K>0 each; also in smaller ones of tea each?the latter a very handy package for travelers army and nary eUlcers. ?7SYB&Y COLLAR is stamped " GRAY'S PATENT MOLDED OOLLAB." Bold by all dealers in men's furnishing goods. The trade supplied by WALL, STEPHENS & 00., apl4-Sm 38a Pa. avenge, Washington, Adams express company, 0HI01 *14 PA. AYENUE, Washington, D. A GE.AT j.?T?^TS.?1)Ag8D W18T MERCHANDISE, MONEY. JEWELRY, YALU ABLE8, NOfcES, STOCKS, BONDS, ic.. Forwarded with SAFETY AND DISPATCH to all Its principal offices are WASHINGTON,ID. 0., NEW YORK, BOSTON PHILADELPHIA, BALTIMORE. GIN OINNATI, ST. LOUI8, LOUlS YILLfe, LEXINGTON. Connections are made at New York and Boston, with lines forwarding to the CAN ADAS and the BRITISH PROYINCES and other steamship line to LIYERPOOL, SOUTHAMPTON and HAYRB 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. 0. 0. DUNN, Agent, |>E Washlsurton.D. b. p apkkha MG1N?|. A great variety of BNTIBBLY NEW STYLES Adapted to PABLOBS. DINING BOOMS, HALLS, AMD CHAMBERS. Alsot YABDB CANTON MATT-TWOS, 1,000 YABBS FLOOR OIL GLOTHB, Our Mattings are unrivalled in this city, eomprl ing in part the famous Gow<iua brand for parlo Oil Cloths from 3 to 13 feet wide, adapted to dial rooms, halls, Ac. Ala#? WINDOW SHADES, BBABS OOBNIOBB, PARLOR MATS, Paper hung by skillful workmen, and all orde promptly attended to. Give us a call and sa trout 19 to E) per oent. BIFF LB ft PALOONEB'B Ho. 348 7th street, between I street a w?3-?e Mass. ays PERKINS, STERNE A Oo-i Bread way, r, y? EXJOLUSIYE DBALBBB IM O A L) F OR N I a WINK. We gwarantee then all to be ? ./ ABSOLUTELY PB1I, Por sale by all flrvt-elass Groeers and everywhere. a Alt. D1 JOHICBOH. BAITIMOBB m LOOK HOW IT Aft. OfflOS HO. T SOUTH VRBDEJUOK BTBBBTf THE ONLY PHYSICIAN ADVERTISING Mm discovsred tha most Certain. Spaady, and Effectual Remsdy la th? world for DISEASES Of IMPRUDBNOB. Relief in Sim Hourt I No TrijUng/ Pirmsi Rained by Ignorant Pretenders. or b? Deadly Peison, Mercury. shoald apply immediately. A CURE WARRANTED OR NO OBARGM IN FROM ONE TO TWO DAYS. _ Weakness of th? Back, Involuutary Discharges, Stricture*, Affection* of the Kidney* and Bleddea, Impotence, General Debility. Nervousness, Dya? pepsy, Unguor, Low Spirit#, Confusion of Idea*. Palpitation of the Heart, Timidity, Trembllaa, Dimness ofSight or Giddiness, Disease of the Head, Throat, Nose, or Skin, A traction* of the Liver, Lungs, Stomach or Bowels? these Terrible Dlsor dera arising from Solitary Habits of Youth?tha S??*,T snd solitary practices more fatal to their victims than the son? of Syrens to the mariners ef Blyssus. blighting their most brilliant hopes or anticipations, rendering marriage, As., impottl* YOVNO MRS ' annually sweeps to an untimnl* grave thousands of YonBg Men of the most exalted talent and brilliaat Intellect, who might otherwise have entranced lis tening Senates with the tbnnders ef eloquence of waked to extacy the living lyre, may call with fail confidence TAKE PARTICULAR These are some of t*"- . ?? NOTICE. ?r?5' J v. e" ' w crJ*<,,,Ln^ melancholy effeetJ a J T.outh, Vis: Weakness and Limbs. Pain in the Head. Dimnees vi CI* nt. Loss of Muscular Power. Palpitation of the Heart, Dyspepsia, Nervous Irritability. De rangement of the Digestive Functions, General Debility,Symptoms ofConsumption, Ac. Mintalitt.?The fearful effects on the mind are much to be dreaded?Loss of Memory. Confusion of Ideas, Depression of Spirits. Kvil Forebodings, Aversioa te Society, Belf-distrust, Lor* of Soil """?T Mi,X'-*?MARH,AO* Married Person*, or young men contemplation marriage,aware of Physical Weakness, Organic Debility, Wasting of the Organs, Deformities, A.o., should apply immediately. He who places himself under the ear* of Dr. J. may religiously confide in h'is honor as a gen tleman, and confidently rely upon his skill as a Physician. ORGANIC WEAKNESS, TMPOTENCTIMPBDI MBNTS TO MARRIAGE By Dr. Johnston's marvelous treatment, Weak ness of the Organs is speedily cured, and fall vigot restored. Thousands of the most nervous, debili tated and impotent, who had lost all kope, have been immediately relieved. All impediments to marriage. Physical or Mental Disqualifications, Loss of Procreative Power, Ner vous Irritability, Tremblings, and Weakness. or Exhaustion of th# most fearful kind, speedily cured. Dit. JOHN SOf? Member of the Royal Colleee of Surgeons, lob don, Graduate from one of the most eminent Col leges in the United States, and the greater part of whose life has been spent in the hospitals of Lon don, Paris.Philadelphiaand elsewhere.has effected some of the most astonishing cures that were ever knoTrn; many troubled with ringing in the head aad ears when asleep,great alarmed at sudden sounds, bashfulness^ witk frequent blushing, attended sometimes with derangement ef mind, were cured immediately. YOUNG MEN who have Injured themselves by a certatB traction indulged in when alone?a habit frequently learned from evil companions, or at school, the efl'eots of which are nightly felt, even whea asleep, and. If not cured, renders marriage Impossible, and de stroys both mind and body, should apply iaunedi* * What ? pity that a y aunc man, the hope of hit country and darling of nis parents, should be snatched from all the prospects and enjoyments of life by the consequence of deviation from the path of nature and indulging in a certain secret habit. Such persons must, before contemplating MARRIAGE reflect that a sound mind and body are the most necessary requisites to promote connubial happi ness indeed. Withoat these the journey through life becomes a weary pilgrimagn; the prospect hourly darkens to the view: the mind becomes shadowed with despair and filled with the melan choly reflections that the happiness of anothsr is blighted with our own. DISEASES OP IMPRUDENCE. When the misguided and imprudsnt votary of Rleasure finds he has imbibed the seeds of this pain* il disease, it often happens that an ill-timed sensa of shame or dread of discovery deters him from ap plying to those whe, from education and respesta bility can alone befriend him. He falls into tha hands of ignorant and designing pretenders, who, incapable of curing, filch bis peenniary substance, keep bim trifling month after month, or as long a* the smallest fee can be obtained, and in despair leave him with ruined health tA sigh over his gall ing disappointment; or, by the use of that deadly poison, Mercary^hasten the constitutional symp toms of this terrible disease, such as Affections of the Head, Throat, Nose, Skin, etc., progressing with frightful rapidity until death puis an end to his dreadful sufferings by sending him to that un discovered country from if hose bourne ao U a vela returns. OFFICE T SOUTH FREDERISK STREET, left hand side going from Baltimore street, a few doors from the corner. Vail not to observe nam* and number. ?T'No letters received unless post-paid and con taining a stamp to be used on the reply. Persons writing shoald state age, and send portion of ad vertisement describing symptoms. The Dr.'s Diploma hams in his OJto, INDORSEMENT OF THE PRESS. The many thousand eured at this establishment within the last twenty years, and the numerous Important Surgical Operations performed by Dr. Johnston, witnessed by the reportersof "The Sun" and many otber papers, notices of which have ap peared again ana again before the public, besides nis standing as a gentleman of character and re sponsibility, is a sufficient guarantee to the f fiicted. 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