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THE NATIONAL REPUBLICAN
On . int'i street, near E, opposite the General
Post Office, by
LEWIS CLEPIIANE & CO.
One square, three days...T........T.7....7r.'7..$1.00'"
One square, four days 1.25
One square, five days 1.50
Ono square, six days 1.75
One square, two weeks 2.75
One square, three weeks 3.60,
One saltan., one month 4.00
One square, three months 10.00
One square, six months 16.00
Oae square, one year 30.00
Every other day advertisements, fifty per cent
additional ; once a week advertisements charged
as new for each Insertion.
Inserted only once, ten cents a line.
Church and other notices, and wants, twenty
five cents for each Insertion.
Ten lines or less constitute a square.
To city subscribers six nnd a quarter cents
per week, payable to the carriers.
To mall subscribers, tbree dollars and fifty
cents tier annum, payablo In advance.
WASHINGTON, D. C, SATURDAY, MARCH Id, 1861.
PRICE ONE CENT.
NEW PATENT LAW.
AN ACT In addition to " An act to promote tho progress or
tbo useful arts."
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of
Beprfsentatives of the United States of Amer
ica in Conqress assembled, Tbnt the Commis
sioner of Patents may establish rules fqr ta
king affidavits nnd depositions required in cases
pending in tho Patent Office, and such affida
vits and depositions may be taken beforo any
justice of the peace or other officer authorised
by law to take depositions to be used in tho
courts of tho United States, or in tho State
courts of any Stnto where such officers shall re
side : and in any contested case pending in the
Patent Office, it shall be lawful for the clerk of
any court of the United Stntes for any district
or Territory and he is hereby required, upon
the application of any party, to such contested
case, or the ngent or attorney of such party, to
issue subpecnas for any witnesses residing or be
ing within the said district or territory, com
manding such witnesses to nppenr nnd testify
before any justice of the peace, or other officer
as aforesaid, residing within said district or Ter
ritory, at any time nnd plnco in the subpoena
to be stated; and if any witness, after being
duly served with such subpeenn, Bhall refuse or
neglect to appear, or, after appearing, shall re
fuse to testily, (not being privileged from giv
ing testimony,) such refusal or neglect being
proved to the satisfaction of any judgo of tho
court whoso clerk shall have issued such sub
poena, said judge may thereupon proceed to
enforce obedience to the process, or to punish
the disobedience in like manner as any court
of the United States may do in cases ol disobe
dience to process of subpmna ad testificandum
issued by such court; and witnesses in such
cases shall be allowed tho same compensation
as is allowed to witnesses attending the courts
of the United States: Provided, That no wit
nesses shall be required to attend at any place
more than forty miles from the place where tho
subpeena shall be served upon him to give a depo
sition under this law : Provided, also, 1 hat no
witness shall be deemed guilty of contempt for
refusing to disclose any secret invention made
or owned by him : And protided, further. That
no witness shall be deemed guilty of contempt
for disobeying any subpa'na directed to him by
virtue ot tms act, unless nis lees tor going to,
returning from, and one day's attendance at
the place of examination shall be paid or tend
ered to him at the time of tho service of tho
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That, for
the purpose of securing greater uniformity of
action in the grant and refusal of letters pat
ent, there shall be appointed by the President,
by and with the advice and consent of tho Sen
ate, three examincrs-in-chief, at an annual sal
ary of three thousand dollars each, to be com
posed of persons of competent legal knowledge
and scientific ability, whose duty it shall be,
on the written petition of the applicant for that
purposo being tiled, to reviso and determine
upon tho validity of decisions made by exam
iners when adverse to tho grant of letters pat
ent; and also to revise and determine in like
manner upon the validity of the decisions of
examiners in interference cases, and when re
quired by the Commissioner in applications for
tho extension ot patents, ami to periurm nucu
other duties as may be assigned to them by
the Commissioner ; that from their decisions
appeals may be taken to tho Commissioner of
Patents in person, upon payment of the feo
hereinafter prescribed; that the said examiners-in-chief
shall be governed in their action by the
rules to be prescribed by the Commissioner of
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That no
appeal shall bo allowed to tho cxamincrsin
clnef from the decisions of the primary exam
iners, except in interference cases, until
nftcr tho application shall have been twice re
jected; and tho second examination of tho ap
plication by the primary examiner shall not be
had until tho applicant, in view of tho refer
ences given on the first rejection, shall have
renewed the oath of invention, as provided for
in tho seventh section of the act entitled " An
act to promote the progress of tho useful arts,
and to repeal all acts and parts of acts hereto
fore mado for that purpose," approved July
fourth, eighteen hundred and thirty-six.
Sec. 4. And be it futthcr enacted, That tho
salary of the Commissioner of Patents, from
and after the passage of this act, shall bo four
thousand five hundred dollars per annum, and
the salary of tho chief clerk of the Pateit Of
fice shall be two thousand five hundred dollars,
and the salary of tho librarian of the Patent
Offico shall bo eighteen hundred dollars.
Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the
Commissioner of Patents is authorized to ro
storo to the respective applicants, or, when not
removed by them, to otherwise dispose of such
of tho models belonging to rejected applica
tions as he shall Lot think necessary to bo pro
served. Tho samo authority is also given in
relation to all models accompanying applica
tions for designs, lie is further authorized to
dispense in future with models of designs when
the design can bo sutlicicutly reprcsenteu by a
Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That tho
tenth section of tho net approved the third of
March, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, au
thorizing the appointment of ngents for tho
transportation ot models nnd specimens to the
Patent Office, is hereby repealed.
Sec. 7. And be it Jurther enacted, That the
Commissioner is further authorized, from time
to time, to appoint, in the manner already riro-
vided lor by law, such additional number of
: :ni A.-i.:..n.n n.. ....:... . .
JJHIIUIJ'Ul l-AUlllll!l-ie, 1119b U331SUUH eXUUllllCrS,
and second assistant examiners, ns may be re
quired to trnnsnet tho current business of the
office with dispatch, provided tho wholo num
ber of additional examiners shall not exceed
four of each class, nnd that tho total annual
expenses of tho Patent Ollico shall not oxeced
the annual receipts.
Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That tho
Commissioner may rcqniro nil papers filed in
tho Patent Ollice, if not correctly, legibly, nnd
clearly written, to bo printed at tlio cost ot trio
parties filing such papers ; and for gross mis
conduct he may refuso to recognise any person
as a patent agent, either generally or m any
particular case ; but tho reasons of the Com
missioner for such refusal shall bo duly record
ed, and subject to tho approval of tho President
of the United States.
Sec. tf. And be it further enacted, That no
money paid as a feo on any application for a
patent after tho passage of this act shall be
withdrawn or refunded, nor shall tho fee paid
on filing a caveat be considered as part of tho
sum required to be paid on filing a subsequent
application for a patent for the same invention,
fcjl'rmt the three months' notice given to any
caveator, in pursuance of the requirements of
the twelfth section of the act of July fourth,
eighteen hundred and thirty-six, shall bo com
puted from the day on which such notice is
deposited in the post oflico at Washington, with
the regular time for the transVaission of the
same added thereto, which time shall be en
dorsed on the notice ; and that so much of the
thirteenth section of the act of Congress, ap
proved July fourth, eighteen hundred nnd
thirty-six, as authorizes the annexing to letters
patent of the description and specification of
additional improvements, is hereby repealed,
and in all cases where additional improvements
would now be admissible independent patents
must be applied for.
Sec. 10. And be it further enacted, That all
laws now in force fixing the rates of the Patent
Office fees to be paid, and discriminating be
tween the inhabitants of the United States nnd
those of other countries which shall not dis
criminate against the inhabitants of the United
States, are hereby repealed, and in their stead
the following rates aro established :
On filing each caveat, ten dollars.
On filing each original application for a pat
ent, except for a design, fifteen dollars.
On issuing each original patent, twenty dol
lars. On every appeal from the examiners-inchief
to the Commissioner, twenty dollars.
On every application for tho reissue of a
patent, thirty dollars.
On every application for the extension of a
patent, fifty dollars ; and fifty dollars, in addi
tion, on tho granting of every extension.
On filing each disclaimer, ten dollars.
For certified copies of patents and other pa
pers, ten cents per hundred words.
For recording every assignment, agreement,
Eower of attorney, and other papers, of three
undrcd words, or under, ono dollar.
For recording every assignment nnd other
papers over threo hundred nnd under ono thou
sand words, two dollars.
For recording every assignment or other
writing, if over ono thousand words, three dol
lars. Fr copies of drawings, the reasonable cost
of making the same.
Sec. 11. And be it further enacted, That any
citizen or citizens, or alien or aliens, having re
sided one year in the United States and taken
the oath of his or their intention to become a
citizen or citizens, who, by his, her, or their
own industry, genius, efforts, and expense, may
have invented or produced any new and origi
nal design for a manufacture, whether of metal
or other material or materials, and original de
sign for a bust, statue, or bas-relief, or compo
sition in alto or basso-relievo, or any new and
original impression or ornament, or to be
placed on any article of manufacture, tho same
being formed in marble or other material, or
any new and useful pattern, or print, or picture,
to be either worked into or worked on, or print
ed or painted or cast, or otherwise fixed on any
article of manufacture, or any new and original
shape or configuration of any article of manu-
lacturc, not Known or used by others betoro
his, her, or their invention or production there
of, and prior to tho time of his, her, or their ap
plication for a patent therefor, and who shall
desiro to obtain an exclusive property or right
therein to make, use, and sell and vend the
same, or copies of the same to others, by them
to be made, used, and sold, may make applica
tion in writing to the Commissioner of Patents
expressing such desire ; and the Commissioner,
on due proceedings had, may grant a patent
therefor, as in the case now of unification for
a patent, for the term of threo and one-half
years, or tor tho term ot seven years, or for tho
term of fourteen years, as the said applicant
may elect in his application i Provided, That
the fee to be paid in such application shall bo
for the term of three years and six months, ten
dollars; for seven years, fifteen dollars; and
for fourteen years, thirty dollars : And provided,
That the patentees of designs under this act
shall bo entitled to the extension of their re
spective patents for tho term of seven years
from tho day on which said patents shall ex
pire, upon tho samo terms and restrictions as
are now provided for tho extension of letters
Sec. 12. And be it further enacted, That all
applications for patents shall bo completed and
prepared for examination within two years af
ter the filing of the petition, and in default
thereof they shall be regarded as abandoned by
the parties thereto, unless it be shown to the
satisfaction of the Commissioner of Patents
that such delay was unavoidable ; and all ap
plications now pending shall be treated as if
filed after tho passago of this act ; and all ap
plications for the extension of patents shall be
filed nt least ninety days before the expiration
thereof, nnd notice of the day set for tho hear
ing of the case shall be published, as now re
quired by law, for at least sixty days.
Sec. IS. And be it further enacted, That in
all cases where an article is made or vended
by any person under tho protection of letters
patent, it shall bo tho duty of such person to
give sufficient notice to tho public that said ar
ticle is so patented, cither by fixing thereon the
word patented, together with the day and year
tho patent was granted, or when, from the char
acter of the artclo patented, that may bo im
practicable, by enveloping one or moro of the
said articles, and affixing a label to the pack
age, or otherwise attaching thereto a label, on
which tho notice, with the date, is printed ; on
failure of which, in any suit for the infringe
ment of letters patent by the party failing so to
mark tho article tho right to which is infringed
upon, no damage shall bo recovered by the
plaintiff, except on proof that the defendant
was duly notified of the infringement, and con
tinued ufter such notice to ninko or vend the
article patented. And the sixth section of the
act entitled " An act in addition to nu act to
promote tho progress of the useful arts," and so
forth, npproved tho twenty-ninth day of August,
eighteen hundred and iorty-two, be, and the
same is hereby repealed.
Sec. 1-1. And be it further enacted, That the
Commissioner of Patents be and he is hereby
authorized to print, or in his discretion to cnuso
to bo printed, ten copies of tho description and
claims of all patents which may hereafter be
granted, and ton copies of the drawings of tho
same, when drawings shall accompany tho
tho patents : Provided, Tho cost of printing tho
text of said descriptions and claims shall not
exceed, exclusive of stationery, the sum of two
cents per hundred words for each of said co
pies, and the cost of drawing shall not exceed
fifty cents per copy ; one copy of the above
number sbnll be printed on parchment, to be
aUixed to the letters patent j the work shall be
under the direction nnd subject to the approval
of the Commissioner of Patents, nnd the ex
pense of the said copies shnl) be paid for out of
the patent fund.
Sec. 15. And be it further enacted, That
printed copies of the letters patent of tho Uni
ted States, with the seal of tho Patent Office
affixed thereto, and certified and signed by the
Commissioner of Patents, shall be legal evi
dence of the contents of said letters patent in
Sec. 1G. And be it further enacted, That nil
patents hereafter granted Bhall remain in force
for the term of seventeen years from the date
of issue ; and all extensions of such patents is
Sec. 17. And be it further enacted, That all
acts and parts of acts heretofore passed which
are inconsistent with the provisions of this act
be and the same are hereby repealed.
Approved March 2, 1861.
George B. Lipscomb Is our authorized agent
for Georgetown. Subscriptions and advertise
ments may be left at his store, No. 113 High
street. Tho paper will be promptly delivered to
" Now let Ihose insurs who ne'er Insured before,
And those who have, let them iniure the more.'
Tho Potomac Fire Insurance Company
of Georgetown, D. C,
CHARTERED DV CONGRESS, 1831.
STOCKHOLDERS PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE!
THEStockholdersand Directors embrace many
of the most wealthy and respectable citizens
of this District.
JOHN MARBURY, President.
HENRY KINO, Secretary.
AMOS HUNT, Travelling Agent.
Office and residence No. 61 North A street,
Capitol Hill. Box 454, City Post Office. Orders
attended to immediately. Losses paid promptly,
Care for home, and hone will care for us.
THE ROYAL TURKISH TOWELS.
Bathing Sponges, Velvet Sponges, Bath
Brown Windsor Soap, Honey Soaps.
Lubln's Soaps and Extracts.
Genuine German Cologne, all sizes, wick
ers and plain bottles.
Bazin'a Soaps and Extracts.
Phalon's Soaps and Extracts.
Pomades of all kinds.
Hair Tonics, 4c.
With a full assortment of new Perfumery.
Hair Brushes, Combs, Tooth Brushes.
Fresh Medicines, Pure Chemicals, 4c.
Just received at G IL.M AN'S
New Drug Store, 350 Penn. At.
Congress, Empire, Saratoga, Bedford, Blue
Lick, and White Sulphur Waters, always on
hand, as above. dec 3
391 Penn. av., between Four-
and-a-halj and Sixth sis.,
Importer and wholesale dealer in
WINE, BRANDY, GIN, CORDIAL, &c
DRUGGISTS, Grocers, and Liquor Dealers,
will find It to their advantage to give me a
call. I will sell the goods direct from tho Ous-tora-House
at New York prices.
Old Cincinnati Rye Whisky always on hand,
with a choice assortment of Wines, Brandies,
Gins, Cordials &c. dec 3 3m
Massachusetts Clear Mess Fork
For sale low by
FROWNING 4 KEATING,
Pen avenue, near Sixth street.
IN tho fifth ward, a Two Story and Attic Frame
House, containing eight Rooms, within three
or four minutes' walk of the Capitol, on East
Capitol street, No. 108. Rent, S10.50 per month.
Inquire of II. L. THOMAS, Third street east,
No. 408, or of tho undersigned, corner of High and
Bridge streets, Georgetown,
mar 7 tf T. J. VMCKSLER.
ATHREE-story Brick House, containing eight
rooms, In good order, with gas fixtures com
plete, on II street, between Fourth and Filth.
Also, a two-story brick COTTAGE, with large
yard attached, corner of F street north and Four
teenth street east. To punctuul and reliable
Unants the terms will be moderate. Apply at
HO Twelfth street, between G afTd II.
Chartered by Congress.
THE MUTUAL FIRE INSURANCE COM
PANY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
offers to the Property Owners of tho District the
cheapest and as safe means of Insurance against
Loss by Firo, as any other Company, as will ap
dear by an examination of Its principles.
The fact that all of the Insurance Companies
of the District are declaring largo dividends to
their stockholders, at once shows the great
profit on their premiums, and the consequent
saving to persons insuring with this Company.
ULYSSES WARD, President.
CHARLES WILSON, Secretary.
MATI1EW G. EMERY, Treasurer.
ULYSSES WARD, JOHN VAN RISWICK,
JOHN DICKSON, MATIIEW G. EMERY,
T. J. MAGRUDElt, J. O. McKELDEN,
Office adjoining (north) tho Bank of Wash
ington, nov 20
THE BEST ASSORTMENT EVER OFFEltED
IN THIS CITY
THOSE who desire to select from new patterns,
with the advantage of a reduction In prices,
will call early and examine.
We would also call the attention of persons
about introducing gas into their dwellings to our
Increased facilities, and consequent low prices,
for this branch of our trade.
Inviting all who desiro their work done
promptly, and free from gas leakages, to call at
2G9 Pennsylvania avenue, between Tenth and
Eleventh streets, south side.
nov 20 J. W. THOMPSON 4 CO.
THK UNION WILL STAND, NO MATTER
WHO'S PRESIDENT I
CONSEQUENTLY, I shall remain in Wash
ington, and continue to pursue my occu
pation of HOUSE, SIGN, and ORNAMENTAL
PAINTING. Gilding in all its branches. Old
Glazing promptly attended to. Painting and
Ornamenting Cottage Furniture- in the best
style. I also call attention to the Painting of
Roofs and Brick Walls.
All of the atjove I will do as cheap as tho
cheapest. I therefore solicit the patronage of
my friends nnd fellow citizens of the District.
Punctuality Btrlctly observed, and work dono In
the best manner.
You will please mind your stops, and stop at
M. T. PARKER'S Painting Establishment,. 63 1
5311 53 II I Louisiana avenue, north side, be
tween Sixth and cventu streets.
P. S. Signs put up free of charge, as usual.
CANDLES AND OIL.
20 cases Paraffine Candles.
20 boxes Sperm Candles.
50 boxes Adamantine Candles.
50 boxes Hotel Candles.
1 cask Coal Oil, for burning.
Lard, Whale and Sperm Oil.
Just received, and for sale by
E. E. WHITE 4 CO.,
No. C3 Louisiana avenue, bet. Sixth
and Seventh streets, opposite Bank
dec 15 of Washington.
AMERICAN AND ENGLISH PICKLES,
CHOW CHOW, 1 . ,
White and Brown ONIONS
Worcestershire Sauce, Soyer's Sultana, Read
ing, Harvey, nnd Anchovy SAUCES.
For ealo by JESSE B. WILSON,
327 Pa. av., between Sixth and Soventh
nov 26 streets, south side.
337 Pennsylvania avenue, opposite Brown's Hotel,
WATCHMAKER & JEWELLER,
Recommends himself to tho public in general to
do all kinds of work In his line, and guaranties
the same. Charges low leb 15
NEW PAPER-HANGING STORE.
Importer awl Dealer in
French, English, and American Paper
Hangings and Window Shades,
No. 363 New York nv., bet. 10th and 11th its-,
All work personally attended to and satisfac
torily guarantied, feb 18 6m
FENWICK & STEWART,
SAWED & SPLIT WOOD,
And Coals of all kinds,
ALSO keep constantly on hand Building Ma
terials, such as
LIME, PLASTER, CEMENT,
ASPHALTUM, WHITE 4 BROWN SAND,
HAIR, NAILS, 4c, GRAVEL.
Office, west side of Seventh street, at Canal
Bridge feb 16 3m
Champagne Wines and Brandies.
2 K BASKETS HEIDSIECK CHAMPAGNE.
'J 25 baskets of the celebrated Cllquot Wine.
12 dozen fine old Champagne Brandy.
12 dozen fine old London Dock Brandy.
8 quarter casks very fine delicate Pale
Sherry, Imported direct by us.
In store, and for sale by
E. E. WHITE CO.,
No. 63 Louisiana avenue, between
Sixth nnd Soventh streets, oppjsit")
dec 15 Bank of Washington.
JOSEPH GERHARDT'S, Germanla Hotel and
Restaurant, No. 3-1 it O street, between Four-and-a-half
and Sixth streets.
Refreshments of all kinds. Also, the finest
Oysters, In every style ; French, Hungarian,
Rheln, and Mosello Wines, Champagne, Bol
linger, Mumm, and Ueldslck; with the best ot
other Liquors. nov 30
Wines, Brandies, &c.
Choice Old Madeira, Duff Gordon Sherry,
Old LD Port, Fmo Table Madeira,
Old Carasquedo Sherry. Superior Brandies.
Fine Old India Madeira, (a very superior article,
not usuauy rouna in mis market.;
Congress Water. For sale low by
BROWNING & KEATING,
353 Penn. avenue, near Sixth street.
DTIS. LOCKWOOD & DARRELL are prepared
to insert TEETH on VULCANITE BASE
a new and improved mode. When made on this
plan, they are comfortable to wear, and much
cheaper than any other. Also, Teeth inscried on
Gold plate, and nil Dental operations of any kind
that may bo desired. Office room. No. 5, In the
Washington Building, corner of Pennsylvania
avenue and Seventh street. feb 15 3m
BOOT AND SHOE MAKER,
No. 501 Seventh street, opposite Odd Felloics Hall,
WASHINGTON, D. C.
All work executed with neatness nnd dispatch,
lib 15 lm
Fine Family Groceries, Teas, &e.
Ray's, Welch's, nnd Bond's Family Flour.
New Virginia and Pennsylvania Buckwheat.
Fresh Corn Meal.
Choice Goshen Butter.
Prime Leaf Lard.
Choice Green and Black Teas.;
New Sugar-cured Family Hams.
Just received and for sale low by
BROWNING & KEATING,
353 Penn. avenue, near Sixth street.
HAMS I HAMS 1 1
I HAVE In storo Maryland New IIAM3, sugar
cured, prepared for family use.
JESSE a. WILSON,
327 Pa. av., between Sixth and Seventh
nov 20. streets, south cWo.
DR. W. J. CRAIGEN,
CORNER OF SCTENT11 AND 1 STMTW,
Washington, 1). C.
Prescriptions carefully compounded at all hours,
feb 10 6m
INTERESTING to Office seekers, Office holders,
and Everybody Else. If you want an office,
buy a nice suit of Clothes from SMITH, No. 460
If you want to have an office, buy n nice suit
of Clothes from SMITH, No. 460 Seventh street.
If you wish to look nice, buy a suit of Clothes
at SMITH'S anyhow.
HOUSES FOR RENT. A desirable brick res
idence, 410 Thirteenth street, between G
and II streets, containing eight rooms ; also, a
House situated on Twentieth street, between M
and N streets, containing six rooms. Key next
door, or apply at W. RUTHERFORD'S Marble
Yard, on E Btreet, between Twelfth and Thir
teenth streets. Terms moderate, feb 18 lm
ALL IN WANT of Clothing should not fall to
call on Smith, No. 460 Seventh street, to
buy their goods, as ho will sol'.thcm bargains,
leb 28 Cm
490 Seventh street,
VOU can find a complete assortment of House
keeping Hardware, Cutlery, Silver-plated
Ware, Britannia, Block Tin, and Japanned Ware,
Door Mats, Table Mats, Feather Dusters, Clocks,
and all the useful articles for Housekeeping,
together with Ladies' Satchels, Card Cases,
Furseb, Fans, Combs, Brushes, Baskets, &c.,
4c, all selected with great care, bought for
cash, and will be sold at the very lowest prices
Purchasers will do well to remember
House-FurnUhlng Store, No. 490 Seventh street,
THOMAS K. GRAY,
D street, between Seventh and Eighth streets,
iov its wasnington, v. u.
Hard Times low Prices.
MR. II. STRAUS, 385 Seventh street, between
II nnd I streetB, keeps constantly on hand
a large assortment of Clotbiery and general Fur
nishing Goods, which ho offers to the citizens of
Washington and strangers visiting our city at the
lowest cash prices.
His former customers are earnestly solicited to
continue their generous patronage, for which he
returns his sincere thanks. feb 16 6m
By the Day, Week, or Month, Kith or without
MRS. M. A. MILLS, having taken and fitted
up, in handsome style, that large and
pleasant house, No. 604 Pennsylvania avenue,
third door east of Third street, between the St.
Charles Hotel and Adams's Express Office, near
the Capitol and railroad depot, is now prepared
to accommodate Transient or Permanent Guests
with pleasant rooms, with or without Board,
ATo. 308 Sixth St., between G and H sts.,
WASHINGTON, D. C.
FRESH" CAKES every day; Candles of all
kinds ; Wedding cakes, Fancy cakes, Pyra
mids of all kinds and sizes, Charlotte Russe,
Blanc Mange, and Jellies, made to order. Par
ties, Suppers, Balls, Excursions, Weddings, and
other entertainments, furnished on the most rea
sonable terms. Jce Cream and Water Ices, $1.25
per gallon. feb 10 6m
T EW MESS MACKEREL, &c, 4c.
IN 5 Barrels New Ni. 1 Mess Mackerel.
20 barrels Large Ne w No. 1 Mackerel.
100 Halves, Quarters, iind Eighths Barrels New
Mess and No. 1 Ma ckerel.
5,000 pounds Large Fat Codfish.
5 tierces No. 1 Salmon.
25 kits No. 1 Silmon.
50 boxes Scaled Herringf.
200 barrels No. 1 r-t. John's Alewlves.
200 barrels No. 1 Gibbed Herring.
For sale by E. E. WHITE 4 CO.,
No. 63 Louisiana avenue, bet. Sixth
and Soventh sire cts, opposite Bank
dec 15 of Washington.
SOUTHERN MEDICAL HOUSE.
DR. SHUMAN has, after an experience of ten
years, established the alore refuge from
quackery, self-labelled Indian or German doc
tors, and pretenders of witchcraft and impostors
This Is the only place where a sure nnd speedy
cure can bo obtnlued In the world or all improp
er and evil habits, gonorrhea, gleet, seminal
weakness, syphilis, primary, secondary, nnd ter
tiary, organic weakness, pains In the bins, stric
tures, general debility, prostration, nervousness,
restless nights, palpitation of the h tart, ringing
In the ears, loss of memory, confu lion, moian
choly, affections of the head, throat, nose, and
skin, nnd all those peculiar disorders arising
from the indiscretion of youth, rendering them
unfit for either business, study, society, or mar
riage. Dr. S. has the greatest remedies in the known
world for disease s of the blood, go norrhea, gleet,
strictures, sjpbll'is, seminal weakness, self-abuse,
&c. There is no case in which they fall to cure
in from 3 to 0 d nys.
Victims of t heso horrible compl lints, who
would wish to bo valuable men and ornaments
to society, should embrace tho earliest opportu
nity for relief.
Dr. Shumini has mado the most complete ar
rangements for tho comfort of his patients who
come from a distance. Tliey will bo furnished
with tho most pleasant and agreeable quarters,
necessary diet, and made as comfortable as they
would bo at a first-class hotel nt less than half
Do not forget the name and number. Dr. Shu
man's ollice is on the corner of Sixth street and
Pennsylvania at enue, Clarendon Hotel, opposite
tbo National Hotel, Washington, D. O.
Tenons at a distance should encloso stamp
for return postage. Office hours, 0 A. M. to 10
Various parties have been c.ltlced from my
institution by certain swindlers on back Btreets
in this city, who will rue it till I'.ho day of their
death. A word to the wise is sufficient.
feb 22 ly
No. 506 Eleventh street, between Pennsylvania act
nue and street.
ALL kinds of Ladies' Garments, Dresses,
Cloaks, Mantelets, Sacks, Zouave Jackets,
Ac, 4c, cut and mado to order, by every fash
Ion plate, In the latest Paris and London styles,
at the shortest notice. dec 3 3m
BLUE BOOK. In
formation as to all
the Offices in the countrv. and salarv. 371 con
tains the same matter as the Great Blue Book
costing $3.50. Omitting the names which are
not necessary. Catalogueof Curiosities at Patent
Office. List of Patent'. Old books bought and
sold. Catalogue furnished.
ALFRED HUNTER, Bookseller,
feb 28V-lmo Wlllards' Hotel Square.
MONEY! MONEY 1 1 M0NEYII!
368 D SI!LEET- 368
I WILL give for good cast-off clothing the high
est cash prices In gold. All kinds wanted.
Call before selling elsewhere. I also have a large
stock ofnl-e new clothing, which I am selling at
extreme low prices for CASH. All, therefore,
who have good clothes for sale can get the high
est cash price here, and buy at the lowest, as I
buy and sell for cash.
Como and see. No. 368 D street, between
Ninth and Tenth. feb 18 ly
House Decorators & Upholsterers.
We would respectfully notify all In
want of an Upholsterer or Paper Hang
er that we are prepared to execute all
work intrustid to us In the mojt supe
rior manner anl on tho shortest possi
ble notice. All work done by us is
under our own immediate supervision,
and satisfaction is guarantied in every
case. JOSEPH T. K. PLANT & CO.,
350 D St., bet. Ninth and Tenth.
Refer to Messrs. Louis F. Perry &
Co., Dealers in Carpets, Oil-cloths, 4c,
corner of Ninth street and Pennsylvania
avenue. feb 26 ly
BOOT AND SHOE MANUFACTORY.
TLB subscriber has the plcasuro of informing
his friends and former customers that be Is
engaged in the Boot and Shoe manufacturing
business, with un entiro new stock, such as
Mellcs' French Shoes, Gaiters, Slippers, Pumps,
4c, with a superior stock of Lemoines' French
Calf-skins, and all other materials for the manu
facture of Gentlemen's fine Boots and Shoes, par
chased for Cash, and will be made up by the
best workmen, and sold at the Lowest Cash
Prices, for Cash only.
To my former patrons, it is useless to say any
thing of my qualifications for the business I havs
again embarked in. To them, and the public
generally, 1 will only say, I can at all times be.
found at borne, and ready to wait on them. The
one-price rule will be strictlv adhered to. Give
me a call. JOHN MILLS, Agent,
Fashionable Boot and Shoe-maker, No.
504 Pennsylvania avenue, between the
Sr. Charles Hotel and Adams's Ex
press Ollice, formerly under Brown's
P. S. I have no Interest In, or connection with,
any other store than the one I am in, No. 501
Pennsylvania avenue. J. M.
N O T I C El
T WISH all sentlemen to bear'
in mind that the plan which
adopted, six years ago, of selling
nATti and BOOTS nt greatly reduced prices, for
cash, is in successful operation. Just received,
a lull supply ot tne latest Jew York styles of
DRESS HATS. The very finest Hat at $3.50 j
a first-rate Hat, $3 ; and very good, fashionable
Hat, $2.50. All of the latest styles of soft HATS
and OAPS, at the very lowest prices. I am
constantly supplied with a very large stock of
those fine DRESS BOOTS, at $3.75 which I
have been selling for many years as well as
the very best quality of Patent Leather GAIT
ERS, at $3 50. Fine French Calfskin Gaiters,
from $2 to S2.50.
Terms cash. No extra charge In order to off
set bad debts. ANTHONY, Agent for the Manu
facturers, Seventh street, second Hat Store from
tho cornwr, opposite Avenue House, No. 540.
Fine Old Whisky.
1 rv BARRELS FINE OLD RYE WHISKY. 2
LJ 10 barrels superior old Bourbon do.
5 barrels Gibson's XXXX old rye do.
10 do. do. XXX do. do.
20 do. do. XX do. do.
40 do. do. X do. do.
50 do. medium Rye and Bourbon do.
100 dozen old Cabinet, Rye, and Bourbon
25 fire gallon demijohns very superior old
In store, and for sale by
E. EWHITE 4 CO.,
No. 63 Louisiana avenue, between
Sixth and Seventh streets, opposite
dec 15 the Bank of Washington.
NEW CROP FRUITS. 4c.
I HAVE In store and am receiving from the
Northern markets New Crop Layer RAISINS,
in whole, half, and quarter boxes ; Malaga Bunch
Raisins, in whole, half, and quarter boxes; Now
Crop CITRON, CURRANTS,
FIGS, FILBERTS, BRAZIL NUTS,
ALMONDS, CRANBERRIES, 4o.j
All of which will be sold as low as can be had.
JESSE B. WILSON,
327 Pa. av., between Sixth and Seventh
nov 26 streets, south side.
Encourage Home Production.
LAMPBLACK of all qualities, and packed la
all of the different styles known to the trad.
ROOFING PITCH & ROOFING FEW,
FOR GRAVEL HOOFS,
And also used for slate and tin roofs. Manufac
tured and for sale by
H. O. WILSON it CO.,
Twenty-second Btreet and Chespeake and
Ohio Canal. Office adjoining Bank of
A FINE PARLOR, on the first door, and threa
Chambers on the floor above, at No. 279
Pennsylvania avenue, two doors eatt of " Kirk
wood House." dee i tf