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WASHINGTON, D.C, SATURDAY, JHE 22, ,1861.
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MAJOR WINTHROP'B LAST ARTICLE.
Washington as a Camp A Graphic Picture
of Military Life The Advance of the Sev
enth Regiment into Virginia Work in the
As we had tho first choice, we got, on the
whole, the bet site for a camp. Wo occupy
the villa and farm of Dr. Stone, two miles due
north of Willard's Hotel. I assume that hotel
as a peculiarly American point of departure,
"j and also because it is tho hub of Washington
''the centre 'of' an eccentric, having, tho White
"HonSe at tho end of its shorter, and thVCapi-
tol at the end of its longer radius moral, so
they say, a9 well as geometrical.
Sundry dignitaries. Presidents, and whatnot.
have lived hero in times gone by. Whoever
chose the sight ought to bo kindly remembered
for his good taste. Tho house stands upon the
pretty terrace commanding the plain of Wash
ington., From the upper windows we can see
the Potomno opening southward like a lake,
and, between us and the water, ambitious Wash-,
ington stretching itself along and along, like
the shackly files of an army of recruits.
Oaks lore tho soil of this terrace. There
are some noble ones on the undulations before
the house. It may be permitted even for ono.
who is supposed to think of nothing but pow
der and ball, to notice one of these grand trees.
Let tho ivy-corered stem of the big oak of
Camp Cameron take III place in literature I
And now, enough of scenery. The landscape
will stay, but the troops will not. There are
trees and slopes of green sward elsewhere, and
the shrubbery begins to blossom, In these bright
days of May, before a thousand pretty homes,
The tents aud tent Hfo aro mora interesting for
the moment than objects which cannot decamp.
The old villa serves us for headquarters, It
is a respectable place, not without its preten
sions. Four granite pillars, as truo grit as if
the two r residents Adams had lagged them on
their shoulders all tne way trom Vjuiucy, Massa
chusetts, make a carriage-porch. Here Is the
Colonel in the big west parlor, the Quartermas
ter and Commisiary in the rooms with sliding
doors on the cast, tho hospital upstairs, aim so
on. Other room, numerous as the cells in a
monastery, servo ns quarters for tho engineer
company. These dens are not, monastic iu as
pect. Tho house is, of course, a Certosa, sq
far as tho gentler sex ure concerned; but no
anchorites dwell here at present. If the seventh
disdained everything but soldiers, faro which
it does not common civility would require that
it should do violence to its disinclination for
comfort and luxury, aud consume the stores
sent down by ardent patriots in New York.
The cellura of the villa overflow with edibles,
and in the grcenhquse is a most appetizing. ar
ray of barrels, boxes, cans, and bottles, shipped
here that our Sybarites might not sigh for the
fleshnots of home. Such trash may do very
will to amuso the palate, in these times of half
peace, halt hostility ; but when
" w ar, wuteu for a spaco docs foil,
Shall doubly tbuudorlog swell lag galo I "
then every soldier should drop gracefully to the
simple ration, aud censo to dabble with frying
puns. Conks to their aprons, and soldiers to
Our tents aro pitched on a level clover field
sloping to tho Iront for our parade ground.
Wo uso the old wall tout without a fly. It is
is necessary to live in ono of. these a while, to
know the vast superiority of the Sibley pat
tern. Sibley's tent is a wrinkle taken trom
savago life. It is the Sioux buffalo skin lodge,
or Tepee, improved a cone truncated at the
top and fitted with a movable apex for ventila
tion. A single tent-pole, supported upon a
hinged tripod of irou, sustains the structure.
It is compactor, more commodious, healthier,
and handsomer than tho ancient models. None
other should be used in permanent encamp
ments. For marching troops, the French
Tcnte ttahri is n cnpilnl shelter.
Still our fellows niaimgu to bo at homo as
they are. Some of our model tents are types
of tho best style cf temporary cottages. Young
hous keepers of limited incomes would do well
to visit und take heed. A whole elysium of
household comlort can be had out ot n teapot
tin ; a brace of cups tin j a brace ol plates
tin ; and a frying pan.
In these days of war everybody can see a
camp. Every one who stays at home lias n
brother, or a son, or a lover, quartered in ono of
the myriad tents that hnvo blossomed with the
daffodil season all over our green fields of the
North. I need not, then, describe our encamp
ment in detail its guard tent in advance its
guns in battery its flag-stnff -its companies
qimrterod in streets with droll and fanciful
names its officors' tents in the rear, at right
angles to the right of company tents its kitch
ens, armed with Captain Vielo's cnpit.il array
cooking-stoves its big marquees, "The White
Houso " and " Fort Pickens," for tho lodging nnd
messing of the new artillery company its
barbers' shops its offices. The samo, more
or less well arranged, can bo seen iu nil tho
rendezvous where the armies are now assem
bling. Instead of such description, then, let
me give tho log of n single day at our camp.
JOU11NAL OT A DAT AT CAMP CAMERON, BY WU
VATE W,, COMPANY I.
I would rather not believo it j but it is yes
it is tho morning gun, uttering its surly
" Hullo I" to sunrise.
Yes, nnd to confirm my suspicions, here rat
tle in the drums nnd pipe in the fifes, wooing
us to get up, get up, with music too peremptory
t) be harmonious,
I rise up, stir mon stant, and glanco about
mo. I, Plivato W., chance, by reason of sun
dry chances, to bo a member of n company re
cently largely recruited, and bestowed all to
gether in a big marquee. As I lift myself up,
i sco others lift themselves up on those straw
bags we kindly call our nmttrasses. The tall
est man of tho legimcnt, Sergeant IC, is on one
sido of mo. On tho other sidp I am separated
from two of the fullest men of the regiment by
Sergeant M., another excellent fellow, prime
cook, and prime forager.
Wo aro all presently on our pins n. uu muse
lengthy continuations of his, and the two stout
gentlemen on their stout supporters. The deep
sleepers are pulled up from those abysses of
slumber where they had been choking, gurgling,
strangling, death-rattling all night. There is
for a moment a sound ot legs rushing into pail
Jaloons and arms plunging into jackets.
' Then, as th'o drums afad fifes wlilfie arid clat
ter their last 'notes, at the flap of Our tent ap
pears our orderly, and fierce in the morning
sunshine gleams his moustache ono month's
growth this blessed day. "Fall in, for roll
call I" he cries, in a ringing voice. The or
derly can speak sharp, if need be.
We obey. Not " Walk in I " March in I "
"Stand in I" is tho order $ but "Fall In I" as
sleepy men must. Then the orderly calls off
our hundred. There are several boyish voices
which reply, several comic voices, a few mean
voices, and some so oarnest, and manly, and
alert, thai one says to himself, " Those are the
men for me when work Is to bo done I " I read
the character of my comrades every morning
in each fellow's monosyllable, " Here I''
Whon the orderly la satisfied that not one
of ns has run away and accentod n colonelcy
from the Confederate States since last roll-call,
he notifies thoie unfortunates wht are to be on
guard for the next twenty-four boars of the hon
or and responsibility placed upon their shoul
ders. Next, he tolls us whnt are to be the drills
of the day. Then, "Right facet Dismissed I
Break ranks I March 1"
With ardor we instantly seize tin basins, soap,
and towels, and invade a lovely oak grove at the
rear and left of our camp. Here is a delicious
spring into which we have fitted a pomp. The
sylvan scene becomes peopled with " National
Guards washing" a Scene meriting tho notice
of art as much as any " Dianaond her Nymphs."
Bnt we have no Ponssin to paint ns in the dewy
sunlit grove, few ot ns, indeed, Know now
pietnresque we are at all times and seasons.
Afterthis beau ideal of a morning toilet, comos
tho ante-prandial drill. Lieutenant W. arrives,
and gives us a little appetizing exercise in
"Carry arras I" "Support arms I" "By the
right flank, march I " " Double quick ''
Breakfast follows. My company meBses some
what helter-skelter in a big tent. We have very
tolerable rations. Sometimes luxuries appear
of potted meats and hermetical vegetables, sent
us by the fond Mew Yorkers, bach little knot
of fellowsj too, pooka something savory. Our
table furniture is not elegant, our plates are tin,
there is no silver iu our forks but (I la guerre, I
comme a la guciye, Let the scrubs growl I
Lucky fellows, if they suffer no worse hardships
tba'u this I
By and-by, after breakfast, come company
drills, bayonet practice, battalion drills, aim the
heavy work of the day. Our handsome colonel,
on a nice black nag, manoeuvres his thousand
men of the line-companies on tho parade for two
or tb,ree ljours. Two thousand legs Btep off ac
curately together. Two thousand pipe-clayed
cross belts whitened with infinite; pains and
waste of tlmti, and offering' a most inviting
mark to a foe reslrairi the beating bosoms of
a thousand brave', as they the braves, not the
belts go through the most intricate evolutions
unerringly. Watching these battalion move
ments, Private W., perhaps, goes off and in
scribes in his journal ' Any clever, prorup:
man, "with a mechanical turn, an eye for dis
tance, a notion of time, and a voice of com
mand, can be a tactician. It is pure pedantry
to claim that the maneuvering of troops is
difficult ; it Is not difficult, if the troops are
quick and steady. But to be a general, with pa
tience and purpose and initiative ah 1 " thinks
Private W., "for that you mnst have the man
of genius; and already in this war he begins
to appear out oi juassacnusetis ana eisewnere. '
Private W. avows, without fear, that about
noon, at Camp Cameron, he takes a hearty
diuner, and with satisfaction. Private W. has
had his ."casts in cot and chateau in Old World
und New. It is the conviction of said private
that nowhero nnd no-when has ho expected his
ration with moro interest, and remembered it
with more affection, than here.
In the middle hours of the day, it is in order
to get a toss to go to Washington, or to visit
some of the camps, which now, in the middle
of May, begin to form around the city. Some
of these I may criticiso before the end of this
paper. Our capital seems arranged by nature
to be protected by fortified camps on the circuit
of its hills. It may bo made almost a Verona,
if need be. Our brother regiments huva post
nearly as charming as our own iu theso fair
groves and ou these fair slopes ou either side
In tho afternoon comes target-practice, skir
mishing drill, more compauy or recruit drill,
and, at half Dust five, our evening parade. Let
mo not forget tent inspection, at four, by the
officer of the duy, when our band plays do
llciously. At evening parade, all Washington appears.
A regiment of ladies, rather indisposed to beau
ty, observe us. Sometimes the Dons arrive
Secretaries ol State, of War, of Navy or mil
itary Dons, bestriding prancing steeds, but be
striding them as if" 'twas not their habit often
of ati afternoon." All which the bad teeth,
pallid skins, and rustic toilets of tho fair, und
the very moderate horsemanship of the brave
privates, standing at case in the ranks, take note
of, not cynically, but as men of tho world.
Wondrous gymnasts are some of the seventh,
and, after evening parade, they often give ex
hibitions of their prowess to circles of admirers.
Muscle has not gone out, nor nerve, nor activ
ity, il these athletes aro to be taken as the types,
or even as tho leaders of the young city-bred
mcu of our time. All ihe feats of strength and
grace of the gymnasiums aro to be seen here,
and show to double advantage In the open air.
Then comes sweet evening. The moon rises.
It seems always full moon at Camp Cameron.
Every tent becomes a little illuminated pyra
mid. Cooking fires burn bright along the al
1f9. Tho bovs lark, sinir, shout, do all those
merry things that mako (ho entertainment of
volunteer service, aub genua muuu iuu. uu,
mild and amused, the fairest lady of all that
At Inst, when the songs have been sung and
il, lmnrtrvrt rumors of the dav discussed, at ten
the intrusive drums. and scolding fifes get to
gether and stir up a concert, always premature,
called tattoo. Tho seventh regiment begins to
peel for bed ; at all events, Private W. does i
iu- .;.! w tttL-na ulian Ka nn. nrecious rood
IU1 BHIU ,. . tun,.-, n.b w j r R
care of his cuticle, and never yields to the lazy
ttiwl iinwtinlpHnmn hatiit nf uoldiers sleeping in
the clothes. At taps half-past ten out go the
lights. If they do not, presently comes the
sentry's peremptory command to put them out.
Then, and until the dawn of another day, a
cordon of snorers inside of a cordon of sen
tries surrounds our national capital. The outer
cordon sounds its " All's well j" and tho Inner
cordon, slumbering, echoes it.
And that !h the history of any day at Camp
Cameron. It is monotonous, it is not monot'
ouous, it is laborious, it is lazy, it is a bore, it
Is a lark, it la half war, half roace;.and totally
attractive, and, not to be dispensed with from 1
Ana's: avnnriAnfia In tkfi mnAlA.mlli Anniiii-it I
unua uniivvu in uv in lienor litis bQilkuili
OUH AtlVANCE INTO VIRalNIA.
Meantime the weeks went on. May 23d ar.
rived. Lovely creatures with their taper fingers
had been brewing a flag for us. Shall I say
that its red stripes were celestial rosy as their
cheeks ; Its white stripes virgin white as their
brows ; its blnu field cerulean as their eyes j and
its stars scintilating as the beams of tbo said
peepers? Shall I-y this? If I were a poet,
like Jeff. Davis and each and every editor of
each and every newspaper in our misbehaving
States, I might say it; aud, Involuntarily, I
have said It.
So the young ladies of Now York including,
I hope, her -who made my sandwiches for this
march hither had been making us a flag, as
they have made us havelocks, pots of jelly, bun
dles of lint, flannel dressing gowns,' embroidered
slippers for a rainy day in a camp, and other
necessaries of the soldier's life.
May 23d was the day wo were to get this
sweet symbol of good-will. At evening parade
appeared General Thomas, as the agent of the
ladies, the donors, with a neat speech on a clean
sheet of paper. He read it with feeling, and
private W., who has his sentimental moments,
avows that he was touched by the general's
earnest manner and patriotic words. Our
colonel responded with his neat speech, very
apropos. The regiment then made its neat
speech, nine cheers, and a roar of tigers very
brief and pointed.
There had bee'n a note of preparation in
General Thomas's remarks, a " Virginiat cave
canem !" And before parade was dismissed,
we 'saw our officers holding parley with the
Something iu the wind I As I was strolling
off to see the sun set and the ladies on parade,
I began to hear' great, Irrepressible cheers
.bursting from the streets of the different com
panies. "Urucrsto oe reaay to marcn at a moments
mbndl" only Richmond will conteut a third,
Ana some couia naruiy uo saiisnea Bnori oi me i
linna nf m VtrttttlfCnal in Mn.ifrrtrtmarw I
What a happy thonsand were the line com
naniea I Howtheirsuppressedardorsstirredt No
want ol fight in these lads I They may bo rather
luxurious iu their habits for camp-life. Thoy
may be a little ImpatientofYcstraint. They may
have as the type regiment 6f militia the ,ype
faults of militia on cervioe. But a desiro to
dodge a fight is not one of these faults.
Everyman in camp' was merry, except two
hundred who were grim. These werethe'two
artillery companies, ordered to remain1 in guard
of our camp. They swore as if Camp Cameron
I by rights belonged with these malecontents
and objurgating ccntlement but a Chronicler.
has privileges, and I got leave to count myself
1UIU IQB BlgUlll VUUipUUJ, IUJ UlU ii.ciiu uupiniu
Shumway's. We were to move, about midnight,,
in light marching order, with ono day's ra
tions. It has been always full moon at our camp.
This night was full moon at its fullest a night
more perfect than all perfection, mild, dewy,
refulgent. At oue o'clock the drum beat ; we
fell into ranks, and marched quietly off through
the shadowy trees of tho Inno into the highway.
TO BE CONTINUE!!.
CHIEF ASSISTANT QUARTERMASTER'S OF
HCE, Wasuihoton, D. O., June 18, 18C1.
wEALED PROPOSALS will be received at
O this office untd 12 o'clock, M., 27ih Instant,
to furnish the troops in this city, und Its vlcinit
north ot tho l'otomao river, within (5) five miles
of the city of Washington, with wood, for (3)
three months, ending on the 30ih day of Septem
ber, 1881. The wood to bonfthe best quality or
ouk or hickory, and to be delivered at tne camps
orquartcrj of the troops, in such quantities and
at iiich times as the Chief Asslstunl Quartermas
ter may direct.
Good security will be required for the fulfil
ment of the contract.
Tho bids to be fur so much per cord of wood
consisting or (128) one bundreu nuil twenty
eight cubic feet, aud to be endorsed " Bids for
Wood," aud the names of the becurlty lu be
stated in tho bids. The undersigned reserves to
himself tbe right to reject all bids tbut may be
deemed too high.
Payments to be made at the end of each
month, by returning tbe orders drawn on the
contractors with receipts of the acting or regi
mental quartermasters of regiments or corps en
dorsed on the back of said oiders, for tl.e amount
of wood delivered. W. W. IHCKEY,
June 19 Dt. Major A. Q. M.
STRONG'S PATENT ARMY TRUNK
PORTABLE BEDSTEAD COMBINED,
Can be seen at W. B. Strong's salesroom,
A'o. 1 rfarren street, corner Broadway,
No. 08 Maiden Lane, one door below William street,
new York crrr.
TRUNK, when shut, 28 Inches long with Mat
trass on top. Trunk, when open, forms a
good bed. six feet six Inches long, with Mosoulto
Net attached. The Mattress made of Best Curled
Hair; the Cot or Hacking made of Sail Duck,
with ample room for Clothing. Trunk, Mattress,
and everything connected with It, made of best
materials. Price of Trunk, Mattross all com
plete, with Outsldes, Duck Cover, $25. Par
ties wishing tbe above article, on seuding order
by Mail, and money by Eipress, will have it de
livered to Eipress in perfect order,
P. S. Cau be put up or taken down In two
minutes with ease, Jey Circular, with out,
mailed to any party on application. June 7
BOOT AND SHOE MANUFACTURER,
No. 3T0 E street, bet. 10rA and Uh its.,
WASHINGTON, D. 0.
mar 10 6m
DR. RICHARDS'S OFFICE
IS NOW AT
No, 280 F street, between 2th aud 13th.
June 7 eodBw
LOT FOR SALE. Lot Five, In Square 1038,
containing about 13,000 square feet, Prioe,
three sents per foot. Apply at this office,
APPLICATION will be made to the Commli-.
slonor of the Land Office of the United
States for the isbue of scrip, In lieu of duplicate
UUitary Laud Warrants Issued br the Beelstrar
of the State of Virginia for revolutionary service,'
iue original warrant! naving Deen lost, to wit i
No. 1,444, for 200 acres, Issued the 30th ofJnlr
1783, to Philip Qoir, a musician in the Conti
nental line; No. 1,049, for 100 acres, issutd on
th 22d of November, 1783, to William Jennings,
a Pallor lu the Sta'e navy; No. 6,318, for 400
acres, Issued the 25th of May, 1819, to Israel
Coon, a corporal In the Continental line ; No.
3,910, for 200 acres, issued to John Dally on tho
2 lit day of June,l785, a private In the Continental
line; No. 3,413, for '300 acres, tstned on the 2Stb
of August. 1784, to Robert JJonsh, a subaltern In
ttfeStaHrrlne. R. B.'BAOBY: tv
Attorney for the heirs of Philip Ooff, William
Jennings, Israel Coon, John Dally, and Robert
Boush, deceased. apr 1 lawSm
ERNST LOEFFLER takes this method to an
nonnct to his friends and the public gener
ally that he has opened bis garden, on the corner
of N. Y. avenue and First street, for the recap
tion of visiters for the sesson. Music on Mon
day and Thursday evenings, and sacred con
certs on Sunday evenings. He has always a
large supply of refreshments, wines, liquors, sic.
Alto, the very beat lager beer from his own
brewery. He also furnishes lager beer to persons
throughout the city. A bowling alley and gym
nasium have been fitted up for the accommoda
tion of visiters. may 24 lm
Progress of Slavory in tho United States.
BY GEORGE M. WESTON.
"lOPIES of this Work are for sale at the nub-
J licallon office of the National Republican, on
Bound edition, $1 per copy. Pamphlet edi
tion, 25 cents per ropy, apr 9 tf
SHOES FOR THE MILLION.
"P VERY variety, for all the people, on hand, or
.X-J will be speedily made to orderln the factory
above my store. Guarantied to fit well, and war
ranted, good. HENRY JANNEY,,
No. 348 Penn. avenue, betweengBrown's
June 4 2m Hotel and seventh street.
PURE COUNTRY MILK.
THE subscriber delivers Pure Country Milk,
morning and evening, as usual, to his cus
tomers, 'Strangers commencing housekeeping In
this City, who desire Milk, can have their orders
promptly- attended to by applying at this office.
mar 13 tf DAVID MILLER.
A PRINCELY LOCATION FOR SALE
GLEBE COTTAGE, in Alexandria scanty, can
be bought low. It consists of 100 acres well
fenced ; good buildings large bonse, two large
barns fruit of all kinds, and in a high state of
cultivation. Inquire on the premises, or at 393
Sixth street, between O and H.
. nuy'U 6m J.B.BROWN.
A PAIR of Black, Thoroughbred, Four-year-
' XjL old MARES, sound and kind, work single
or double, and good under the oaddle. Can be
seen at tbe subscriber's stables, at Union Hotel,
eorgetown, D. O. HIRAM WRIGHT.
Hard limes Low Prices.
R. U. STRAUS, 385 Seventh street, bctwoen
IV1 II and 1 streets, keeps constantly on hand
a largo assortment ot Clothier) und general Fur
nishing Goods, which ho olfrrs to the citizens ol
Washington and slraugers visiting our city at the
lowest cash prices.
His former customers are earnestly solicited to
continue their generous patronage, tor which he
returns his sincere thanks. feb IC Urn
Gentlemen's Ready-made Clothiut;.
OUR present assortment at UENTLEUU'S
READY-MADE CLOTHING otT.-r. to citi
zens ana strangers wishing an Immediate outlt.
superior inducements, embracing, at this time,
til styles and qualities of Dress and Business
Oanno ts ami Overt oats, In all varieties Fhu
Shirts and Undor-clothlng of all kinds. Kli'
and other Gloves of best quality. Sc.nfs, Tice,
Oravnts, Slocks, Hosiery, Ar., sic. All of whic
we are offering at our usunl low prices.
tSf Clothiug made to order in the most su
perior manner. WALL, STEPHENS, & OO.,
mar 'i'l tf H22 l'onn. avenue.
House Dccoratoiu & Upholsterers.
Wn would respectfully noiity all in
want of an Upbulstercr or Paper Hang
er that wo are piepared to execute all
work intrusted to us In tho most supe
rior miinuor au 1 on the shortest possi;
ble notice. All work dono by us Is
under our own Immediate supervision,
and satlsfactiou is guaiantied in every
case. JOSEPH T. K. PLANT 4 CO.,
350 D St., bet. Ninth nnd Tenth.
Refer to Messrs. Louis F. Perry &
Co., Dealers In Carpets, Oil-cloths, &c,
corner of Ninth street and Pennsylvania
avenue. feb 26 ly
UNITED STATES PENITENTIARY,
Wabuinotok, D. 0 , April 30, 1801.
rpo-DAY, while the old messenger was work
X log some colored convicts tn tbe garden, as
he has been accustomed to do for the last two
years, two of tbrm (Noble Grayson, confined for
setting fire to Sbreeve'e stable, and Edward Duck
ettj ran off. The Warden will pay twenty-five
dollars for the delivery of either of them,
may 1 H. I. KING.
MONEY I MONET! I MONEY!!!
368 DSET 868
iWILL give for good cast-off clothing the high
est cash prices In gold. All kinds wanted.
Call before selling else whore I also have a large
stock of nlco new clothing, which I am selling at
extreme low prices for CASH. All, therefore,
who have good clothes for sale oan get the high
est cash price here, and buy at tbe lowest, as I
bay and sell for caih.
Come and see, No. 368 D street, between
Ninth and Tenth. feb 18 ly
By J. 0. MoQuire & Co., Auctioneers,
"1ARRIAGE3 AT AUCTION. On Saturday
- moricg, June 22, at 11 o'clock, In front of
tne Auction uooms, we Bnaii sen, to caver au
1 new shifting top Buggy Wagon
1 new no-top Yacht Wagon
1 good second band Family Carriage for four
Terms cash, In current funds.
J, O. McGUIRE CO.,
June 21 td Auctioneers.
G ALT'S STEAM -FIRE WOOD MILLS, AND'
Wharf, foot of Seventeenth street, below the
Office, Nd. 282 Pennsylvania avenue, between
Eleventh and Twelfth strttt.
t&T Wood prepared any length or size, or de
livered cord length.
)SS Goat 'screened before delivery.
June 1 tf
FRE8C0 AND ORNAMENTAL PAINTER.
AND PEALER IV
Paints, Oils, Glass, Lamps, See., fto.
HOUBB PAINTWa AND OLAZINQ.
tO-(7tf., tet. Birth mi SereniM it i., north tide,
mar 18 Cm
WANTED FOR CASH All kinds of Second
Hand Furniture and Home-keeping Arti
cles. Persons leaving tho city, or having a sur
plus, will do well to call immediately on
Dealer In Now and Second-Hand
Furniture, No. 428 Seventh
Juno 4 tf street, between Q nnd H streets.
33T Penmylcania avenue, opposite Brown's Hotel,
WATCHMAKER .ft JEWEIXER,
Recommends himself to the public In general to,
do all kinds of work In his line, and guaranties
the same. Charges low feb IS
WALL, STEPHENS, & CO .
MEN AND BOYS' CLOTHING
Made to Order, Wholesale and Retail,
No. 322 l'nn. aruuj lMceu Ninth tat TauUi slrMU,
WAsnixcro.v, d. c
It. FINLEY HUNT,
No, 310 PemuyUania avenut, bet. Ninth and
mar 18 Gm
or ALL ORAOtS AMn PRICIS.
WARRANTED Gold Band Window Shades,
Buff, Green, and Bine Holland Shades, all
sizes, made to order.
Also, a handsome assortment of Picture Cord
and Tassels, all sizes and colors.
Purchasing for cash, and nllswiug uo old stock
to accumulate, persons needing the above goods
will find It to their advantage to give me a call.
All work executed and superintended by
practical men, who have served a regular ap
prenticeship at their trade.
Satisfaction guarantied, or no pay required.
Please give me a call. Remember the number
No. 486 Seventh street, eight doors nhovr
nov 26 Odd fellows' Hall.
lENTRAL LIVERY, SALE, AND niRINO
Noi. 471 ud 473 (writ side) t Igtith street, bet D anj E it!
Washington. D. 0.
First-class Horses and Vitiielts, (lingle or
doublej and attentive Hostlers, always on nana
I'. Vt. WlL,L,lAUa,
apr 3 6m Proprietor.
f NTEItESTING to Office seekers, Officeholders,
L and Everybody Else. If yon want an office
buy a nice stilt ot Clothes liom SMITH, No. 460
11 ou wuui to have an ottice, buy a nice Bull
f Clothes from SMITH. No.-ttU Seventh stueU
If you wish tn look nice, bay a suit of Olulhet
t SMITH'S anjhow. frh 28 Oni
ANY person having a good-slr.ed furnished
liousu to rent, or uo would likn to rent the
house and sell tin furniture, on turns suited to
the tbnes, may ptrhups find a customer by ad
dressing Box No. 247, City Post Office.
may 15 tf
GOOD Boarding, with or. without rooms, can
bo bad on accommodating terms by apply
tng at No. 428 Duff Green's row, Capitol Hill,
mar 27 tf
W. O. BERRY,
TIN, COPPER, & SHEET IRON
No. 487 Seventh street, between D and E streets,
WASIUNOItTN, 1) C.
feb 20 6m
Philadelphia Lager Beer Depot,
No. 381 PUNNBYLVAMA AVENUB,
Between Four and a-halj' and Sixth Streets.
may 25 2 in .
N consequence of our having to pay cash for
every article of goods we purchase, we are
forced to reduce our business to cash exclusive
ly, for tho present. We have In store a very
large assortment of READY-MADK CLOTHING,
lor men aud boys' wear, which are selling at a
much lower rate than usually,
WALL, 8TEP11ENS, CO.,
322 Pa. avenue, between 9th and 10th sis.
QAA BALES of prime Timothy LUyJustar
OUU rived per schooner Ned, aud lor sale
from vessel. PETER BERRY,
jone 13 t 85 Water street, Georgetown.
SMITH'S, No. 460 Seventh street, Is the best
place in town to buy Clothes, Furnishing
Goods, Hats, and Caps.
mu ao - i
i nNjiU Sysa
" Jt HWltS H
No. 271 Pennsylvania avenue, Washington D. O.
jo-Docks txxintt In vtrr stlo, Turkey, Morocco, Hon
sis, Md Calf.
June 7 3m . " j "
GAS FIXTURES!, , .
THE BEST ASSORTMENT EYKR OFFERED
IN THIS CITY
WHOSE who desire to select from new patterns,
A. with tho advantage of a reduction In pricej,
rill 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 onr trade.
Inviting all who desire their work done
promptly, and free from gas leakages, to .call at
269 Pennsylvania avenue, between Tenth and
Eleventh etiects, south side.
nov 26 J. W THOMP30NfcOO.
CO. 8COTT respectfully announces to pa
, rents, that she will be happy to give lessons
on the piano to both sexes, from seven to, four
teen years of age, at their own homes, at $10
per quarter, or 60 cents per lesson,
may 10 No. 44 Missouri avenue.
IMPORTANT TO INVENTORS.
ROBERT W. PENWICK,
Lato Jtanngcrtf thij TVniotngton BranctiOfllcaotlhcFcicn
tide American Talent ,C""-r Messrs. Hauu & c ,
and Tor mure than tui yours ptflcUUy conuectod with
sold firm, sod wltb an cxieiitnco at fuarttca
years la every liraacb rotating to tho J'aWnl
omcoyanJ the Interest orinvulors,J
COUNSELLOR AND PATENT AGEN1,
Office In Washington, D. C, N. E. corner of
Seventh and F streets, second story, Ulrectiy
opposite the Patent Office.
from Hon. Charles Mason, late Commissioner of
Wasuimotom, D. 0., October K, 1860.
Learning that R. W. Fenwlck, Esq., is about
to open an office In this city, as a Solicitor ot
Patents, I cheerlully state that I have long known
him as a gentleman of large experience in such
matters, of prompt und accurate business habits,
and of undoubted Integrity. As such, I commend
him to tho Inventors ol the United States.
may 22 CHARLES MASON.
H. 8. J0UN3TON,
SADDLES, HARNESS, AND TRUNKS,
Keeps constantly on hand
SADDLES, HARNESS, COLLARS, TRUNKS,
and all other articles In his line.
EVERY description of harness manufactured
to order, aud sold at wholesale or retail, cheap
for cash, or on an approved credit. Old Saddles,
Harness, or Trunk', repaired or taken in exchange
for new. No. 3)3 Pennsylvania avenue, between
Four-and-a-half and Sixth streets, opposite 'Na
tional Hotel, Washington, D. O.
may 17 6m
Fowlo's Pile and Humor Core.
A SURE CURE for Bleeding, Blind, and Itch
ing PILES, Scrofula, Salt Rheum, and Dis
eases of the Skin. One bottle warranted to cure
in all cases ; If nut, dealers are particularly re
quested to retund the money. Only five bottles
in a thousand returned, und these were cases of
Fistula. Hundreds of letters and certificates arn
now In the proprietor's possession, which can bo
seen upon application. Smd lor circular. 1're
paied by UE.NRV U. FOWLi:,Cunulst, 71 Pilncj
street, Boston, and for stile by JOHN WILEY,
corner 3d street and l'enn. aveuue, Washington
House, sole agent for Wushii glon city and vi
cinity. Certificates witli each bottle. "Priu
One Dollar " mar 20 3m
HOARD IN IMS COUNTRY, NEAR
GOOD IJOAH1) can be obtained back of tho
Heights ot GtoigMown, In a ri-tired aud
beautllul situation. Al o, a lurnisbid Cottago
with board. Ueleremes will be required. In
quire of R. W. llitruard, corner ot kinth street
and Pennsylvania avtnuc ; It. T. Z. Cisscl, Undue
and Coiigieas streets Gcorgdowu npr 22
SADDLE, JIND HARNESS
mam t.ici birr,
41)9 Seventh stud, opposite Odd I'tlloics' Ball
WASHINGTON, D. 0.
Silver Medal awarded by Maryland institute of
Baltimore, Novtmber 7, 1860.
Also, Medal by Metropolitan Mechanics' Institute,
Washington, D. 0., 1857.
I AM CONSTANTLY making, nnd have on
hand, of the best material, every description
Fine Sole Leather, Iron Frame,
Ladies' Dress. Wood Box,
And twking Trunkj,
Oat pet and Canvas Tiavcllmg Bugs,
Saddles, Harness, Whi)s, etc., etc.,
Al LOW VKIOS.
Superior Leather and Dress Trunks j also, Ce
dar Trunks, (for keeping Moth out of Furs and
linn Woolen Goods,! mudo to order,
Repairing, and Trunks covered, neatly and
Goods delivered 111 any part of the city, Georgo
town, and Alcxuudiia, tree of charge.
mar 22 y JAMl'.S 3. TOPHAM.
McHAE A; TAl'F,
KicceHburs to 11-llocl. A Herlalt,
Aro. 399 Seventh st fttV. H and Ists.,
WABUIN'UION, n. c,
Keep constantly ou bund Cloths, Cossimeres,
and Vestings. inur 18 6m
E UFFLll TO MILITARY MEN a large as
sortment of UKAY SUU ill.LU r'LAItNKL
-SHIRTS, WHITK SllllU'a. IUIAVi MM,
CAMP DLANKKTH, HAW-HUSK, fie, wnicn
we Invito all cath purchasers to examine before
making their selections.
K WALL, STEPHENS, CO.,
322 Penn. avenue, bttween Ninth
may t and Tenth streets.
No. MB Qairisen street, belvcen I and Vir
ginia avenue, Navy Yard.
I CONSTANTLY on hand a full supply of Ready
KJ Made Clothing and Gentlemen's Furnishing
goods. Jan 10
ALL IN WANT or Clothing should not fall to
call on Smith. No. 460 Seventh street, to
buy their goods, as he will sell them bargains, i
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