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IFOR ADDITIONAL J.OCAI. ITEMS SEE FlfTU PAflB.J
,.mT.t """oil;" Th regular meetings were
field yesterday aftarnoon, wuh a large lobby at.
ITT--11" crowded ante-room. The business
Hone was this:
Chair Bronc Pre8ident Spering u in the
A communication was received from the City
Commissioner relative to the award of contracts
for enpplies of stationery. The Commissioners
say tbat no information has onen received upon
the inject from the City Solicitor. No contracts
nave been signed, and the document asks for far
ther infraction from the Chamber. Referred. r
A note was received from the clem of the Or.
phans'Conrt calling attention to the wretched cha
racter of tbe arrangements for preserving the re
cords of the Court. Relerred to the Committee on
Also was ceived one from a committee of the
members ot Silcaro. M. E. Church, asking permls
slon toereo' a temporary frame building on the lot
adjoining their church in which to hold a fair for
church purposes. Referred to the Committee on
A petition largely signed, was presented by Col.
Page, asking that the law prohibiting the sale of
liquor to minors may be rigidly enforced, liefer
red to Committee on Law.
Mr. Fox presented a statement of the condition
f the city treasury up to February 1, 1817, as
Balance in treasury January l, 107, 81,S3f),87 00
To pay Interest on city loan, - $897,617 (to
To pay warrants, ... 124,071 (X)
To credit sinking fund, - - 211,038 00
Cash In drawer, . . . 0,740 00
To balance in treasury Feb. 1, 1SC7, 9324,141 51
To pay interest on loans, - - 18,1'23 ao
City warrants, - ' - - 44,209 84
Balance in sinking fund, - 154,0.V2 St.
Cash in drawer, - . 7,150 60
$, 141 73
Mr. Barlow offered a resolution asking tor the
grading of Tenth street, First ward. Referred to
Mr. Van Oleve offered a resolution asking for the
grading and paving of Ontario street. Referred.
A bill authorizing the construction ot sewers in
various parts of the city was offered by Mr.
Stokely, and referred to Committee.
The bill to increase the salary of tbe Chief Engi
neer of the Water Department to S5.000 a year was
taken up. After some debate it was concurred in.
Tbe Common Council bill requiring tbe Trustees
of the Oas Works to open their regnlar meetings
to the members of Councils who do duty as the
Committee on Gas was taken np.
Mr. Smith (Twenty-second ward) called the
attention of tbe Chamber to the fact tbat tbe only
way for Councils to exert the needed control in
the matter was to raise the necessary funds, and
to take possession of tbe Oas Works. The proper
, course was for the city to own the works, and take
their management into its own control.
The annual appropriation to the Department of
'Water for 1867 was taken up and concurred in.
Also, a resolution of inquiry as to the right of
any one to throw refuse coal oil ,into the Schuyl
kill. Also, a resolution of instruction to the Chief En
gineer and Surveyor.
Mr. Gillingham offered a resolution that a joint
special committee be appointed to consider tbe
propriety of paying off the Oas Trust loan, and
making the Gas Department one of the depart
ments of the city. Referred.
An ordinance making an appropriation of $100
to pay witness fees was concurred in.
Also, an ordinance making appropriation to the
county prison inspectors for lb(7.
Common Council not concurring In the amend
ments of Select Council to the "salt bill," the
question was again taken np. Select Conncll re
insert to recede from Its amendments. The ayes
and nays were taken on tbe question. The ayes
were 12, the nays ditto. As Select Council did not
recede, a committee of conference was agreed upon.
The ordinance making extra appropriation to
tbe board of school control for extra pay to teach
ers was concurred in. Ad journed. i
Common Branch. President Marcer in the chair.
A communication from the Guardians of the
' Poor, requesting an appropriation of S-'MM) for a
piano for tbe insane department of tbe Almshouse,
was referred to the Committee on Law.
Mr. Franciscus presented a resolution directing
the best bidders for the stationery of the Commis
sioners' office to enter contraots in the City Soli
citor's office. ;
Referred to the Finance Committee.
To the Committee on Police was referred an
ordinance to Inquire into the propriety of allowing
private enterprise to construct telegraph lines in
A communication was received from the lessees
nt the landings at Green and Coates streets, stating
their belief that on Wednesday last the landings
were at enormous prices relet to speculators who
will not occupy them. Referred.
A netitlon from the watchmen of Penrose Ferry
bridge, asking an additional watchman, was also
Mr. Dirrien offered an ordinance to place a lire.
alarm box at the office of the West Chester and
Philadelphia Railroad Company, Thirty. first and
"Wainnt streets, the company paying the bills.
a rainintinn nf .T. Ci. Martin was agreed to, re-
onestlng Select Council to meet at 4.30 P.M. on
no-rt Thnrrtv nnd elect heads of departments,
Th Krhnnl bill being still on the President's
. table, now came np. The question was debated
uriih anmeatness. receiving propositions OI ameiiu
m,nt varAi times. It finallv passed, giving an
increase of twenty per cent to the salaries of
tonhera vhn now receive less than $450, and ten
per cent increase upon all salaries in excess of
. . . mi.. ..... .nnMnm.tlAn I. ttlhftUfVT
mat amount. iu uiwa ftjPiwjiMuiua ... .
Of this $9,507 are lor increased salaries oi nouse.
The Highway bill was then discussed and passed
as it came from the committee, it appropriates
Mr. Harper moved to reconsider the vote on the
Salt bill on the previous meeting. This was the
vote which defeated Seiect Council's amendments
-tn the Salt bill. Lost..
Mr. Franciscus moved to appoint a committee of
conference on tbBBUbiecu Agreed to.
The appropriation to the Board of Health was
The Finance Committee, through Mr. Potter, re--nnrted
tbe Select Council resolutions relative to
ihe policy of tbe Pennsylvania Railroad Company
" ... . , . I .1 ITlia i ' K A n
witn an amrmuuve recomuieuuauuu. a ho
The securities of Mr. Bickley, contractor
' cleaning the streets, were approved.
Mr. Ray, lrom the Highway Committee, re
ported a resolution to open Carleton street from
Twenty-second to Twenty.tn.tra street, m iue i u-
rH.i.v. from tbe Committee on Surveys
reported a resolution to change the grade on Ar-
nott street, oetweeu w uauu oumi u
. Arreed to.
Mom. Harner. Cameron and Hetzel were
viomaH n h inmmiiiHR no the Salt bill.
. Mr. Smith presented an ordinance to repeal the
nrriinance allowing communication to no iuauo
n.ith nmmrkn wpra. P&ftRed.
The Chamber concurred in tbe Select Council
resolution relative to the purchase of the city Gas
Select Council bill to appropriate $300 to the
committee ot Common Council on the Investiga
tion nt the flan Works came ur.
Mr. Hetzel wanted to know who paid for the
phonographlng of the evidence beiore that com-
Mr. Evans said the phonographer volunteered
The hill Tlftfispd.
The Landsdown Estate bill was under disens.
.Inn mhan th. rlnrlC HtrUCk 7.
Mr. Marcer named the committee on purchase of
the nas Works. Messrs. Potter, Franciscus and
Tyson, and the gavel fell. Adjourned.
riaTTAi.TiKH A lad. named Daniel Wallace,
was kicked yesterd'iy by a horse at Fit teentb and
Wood itreew. He iiras very badly hurt. They
took him to his home in Mervine street, near Ox-
a innrntimmi nnlnter. narred Adam Burlc-
hardt, fell yesterday tbrongh a hatchway at Kick's
cerrlage factory, jugnm sireei auu uiraru nycuuo.
lla va Mb.n hniriH seriouslv hurt.
A tplendid dray-horse yesterday, wTtb. vehlole
attached, was yesterday backed otf the dock above
Arch street bv the man In charge. Tbe animal
-was rescued with great difficulty, his legs being
badly cut by the thin ice surrounding hiin. The
. driver su tiered a brutten ankle. Tbe nntorlunat
man will probably be laid un for months to come.
He was taken home just before our reporter
reached tne spot, and his name could not be ascer-
Sm ALL Fim.Tbe alarm of Are vesterdav morn
ing t 11 o'clock, came from an nnhnished build
ing, in course of erection by Mr. Westcott, at
'orty-cond and Spruce streets. West Philadel
phia. The damage was about ittjoo. The Are was
THE DAILY EVENING TELEGRAPH. PHILADELPHIA, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1867.
An OlD TRICK. Last nlchf. a rlrnvpr tW,m
Ohio, Tiamfd Wi)on, was "done ouifotjtwo hnn-
uir uunnrs vy an cm connciyncc game. He
arrived a lew days mnce and nlrt hi. rati)..
He was to leave lor home thi fnrtrmncr l.naf
evening he was induced to take a walk with a
Mend- 08e acquaintance he had made in
West Philadelphia. They arrived at the Con
tinental about 7 o'clock Inst evening, and latter
Mr. Wilton had admired its beautiful proportion
and teBtrd tbe qualities of the liquor dispensed
iiii-io, lie was mvirea 10 inspect the t.irani
House. Just as they wero about to ascend the
steps of this celebrated PHtahlish
met them "Have you got that money?" "Yey
Buid the man in comnnnv with Wilson, at tbe
BliniC time Producing wtint. nnrnnrtpfl tn he a.
five hundred dollar bill. Chans could not hp
readily niadp. Wilson then handed bis friend
two hundred dollars, and the receiver departed.
The other two entered the Girard House, and
Wilson was left in the reception room, while the
BhHrper went back to the cashier to get the
$600 note changed. Wilson waited until 9
o'clock, nenrly one hour and a half, bv which
time he began to realiz" the astounding fact
that he had been "done" out of two hundred
MEETINO OF TDK AMERICAN UNION COM
MISSION. The American Union Comtm-tMon of
Pennsylvania and New Jersey held a meetine at
the rooms of theYouni? Men's Christian Associa
tion, at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon, Samuel
V. Merrick, Esq., in the Chair. The Aseocta
tlon, by a resolution, concluded to continue
their labors in carryine on the seho jla in Geor
gia for another year. Tbe manacers manifested
much interest in the wellare of the Association,
and are determined to assist the rising genera
tion of the South. Their Collector, Kev. James
Hopg9, will call upon the citizens lor contri
butions. A Sew Academical Building . The
new Academy buildiuir of the Sisters ot Notre
Dame, near Kitten house Square, will soon be
completed. The edifice is one of the largest
and most, complete in our citv. and rellccts
much credit upon the ladies of the Order who
hnve tbe master in charge. The buildintr,
which is being finished under the direction of
Mr. E. F. Duron g, architect, has a front ot 60
let and a depth of 130 feet, and is four stories
bieh. A Cue chapel is to be fitted up on the
second floor, and the exhibition-room will be
on the fourth floor.
A CAD E M Y
hichinos' KNGLisir opera.
CAItOLlMli; ItICHIG Directress
(' (IS TIN UED &UO KWS.
HENKKIT OV MISS O. lUtHINQS.
THIS (Friday) KVKNINO. FuliViinrv 8.
first time by this Troupe. Bulfe's ( liarinVig Opera,
Cnmyibpll.Ca.stlo.Aruolil. 1 iss Jticliints. ?f rs.Araold.
and Mrs. Jlouiliuot in the cunt.
KATDIlllAY A 1TKR.NOON. GRAND OPERATIC
MATINJ'.E, coiiimenirliiK nt 1 o'clock.
jM A lu HA,
NO OPKRA (SA IT KDAY NIGHT.
EW CHESNUT STREET TH BATHE.
THIS (Friday) KVKNINO, February 8,
LAST N IGHT
MR. BARNKV WILLIAMS.
and Fifth Nlshtof the
OHKAT HIT OF THE ENGAGEMKNT,
me iew ny, euiiiien
Hi K SHAM ItUCK.
Mr. HARNEY WILLIAMS ax PAT M ALLOY.
Mrs. HARNEY WILLIAMS us MAGGIE MAGUIRE
To conclude with (the first time here) Brougham's
O FLANIGAN AND THE FAIRIES.
O'Flnuiguu Mr. HARNKY WILLIAMS
MA 1 U XV DA Y Ai I KBJOUH,
T H I It D V I LLI A M S M A TT N EE.
ONLY DAY PERFORMANCE of the SHAMROCK.
ATRS. JOHN DKEW'S NEW ARCH STREET
XV.l THEATRE, liegins nt 7,' j o'clock. .
BENEFIT OF G. U FOX.
wbo will appear in TWO PIECES.
THIS (Friday) EVENING. February g.
Nineteenth Time of JACK AND GILL.
air. u. L.. j-o.v as tne c own.
supported by V. It. l'OX, Mud'ile MARTINETTI,
I,IIU ,11.1,1 I I A. i. i Vl . i.
Previous to the Piniiomlme.
THE LOTTERY TICKET.
Mr. G. L. FOX as Wormwood.
SATURDAY, JACK AND GILL MATINEE.
A GREAT SATURDAY NIGHT' R1LU
GL. FOX IN THREE CHARACTERS
, "THE FOX'' WILL SPEAK Full lilo
lll'Ni.HT Aitv-it ax itr-i'.i l ur.ai nr..
FRIDAY EVENING, February 8. Secure your Seats.
FOXfla aspeaniiiB cnaracier nrst iiuie m mis city.
FOX ns t no miscmevouB -.iacK."
FOX as the funny "Clown."
FOX as "Worniwooil" Hrst time.
TWO PIKCKS THE LOTTERY TICKET and the
wonderful -JACK AND GILL." 2 72t
Third Matinee, Saturday , jauiv ahuuilu
WALNUT BTKJSUT TUKAl'KE.
N. F". comer of NINTH and WALK UT Streets.
Commences at Vi o'clock.
GltEA 1' V uai H.U y muni,
Fi RST REN EF1T OF
MR. THOMAS J. II EMPHILL,
Business Malinger uud Treasurer.
Tins (Friflav) KVF;NING. Februarys.
will be presented W iKau's celebrated Comedy uf
BOSOM FR1EN DS.
as ennded In London for mom lis, ami sixty night? at
WALLACE'S THEATRE, NEW YORK.
Hassler n celebrated Serenade Band will appear ou
tbe Biuge and perform the popular air of
To comnience with the laushuhle Comedietta Of
POPPING THE QUESTION.
To conclude with the (ilorious Comedy of
SWEETHEARTS AND WIVES.
Bex Sheet now open.
SATURDAY Benelit of J. B. ROBERTS.
TjOX'S AMERICAN VARIETY THEATRE.
I IMMENSE ATTRACTION.
m"m v.nvr... . .mi i, rv i rnr.tM riti.ii,C
GRAND CORPS DEBALLF:T.C0M1C PANTOMIME
ETHlOPlAiN BV KIj4.J &t waiiu i-miiujltiuii
i above Tweirtu.
EVrF.RY EVENING, uuurter beiore 8 o'clock.
1 itiuA. I , reoruaryn.
MATINEES WF.DNESDA YS. THURSDAYS, nnd
SATURDAYS, quarter beiore 3 o'clock. Doors opeu
one hour sooner.
Ou tbeir Fourtn Annual Tour.
THE ORIGINAL FJXCELSIOR
BROTH KR JONATHAN AULD FOLKS,
in rich and varied COSTUME OF YE AULDEN
TIMES, will Rive a short nerles or
CONCERT'S OF SACRED MUSICK.
as sung lu our grunusires uuys. -
Choice selections lrom OntloriOB and Miscellaneous
Solos, Duetts, Trios, Quartettes, and Choruses, sung In
a grunu, pieunoiK,aou liiiivu-pruvuiiuK my le, peculiar
to this company.
hlUKie llCkeui .hi ceuuj, or iuur lor one uuuar.
Reserved seats, M) ceius.
Children, 15 ceuts. To Matinee, 10 cents. 2 5
HJfK. KENsiEDY'S Li A IS X
IV I ASSEMBLY BUILDINGS. TO-NIGH1'
hnill!SOl Utirin. lAftl O Sll AN ITTv.
MISS' KENNEDY v 1 1 1 play Scottish Reels. fit
Tickets at Mr. C. Tri.uipler's. Seventh aud Chesnut.
"EW ELEVENTH fcTUEET OPERA HOUSE,
KLFjVK in MreH. uuove en UT,
TIIK lAPlll.V KKSKT"
AItN KOXS V T..V?M 'IhNMItlTiS,
tl.e Great Slur 1 nmpe oi Ihe oi iu, lu their GRAN D
VTHIOPIAN hOlKKI S, HON1W, DANCES, NEW"
LURLFJ514UES, uud PLANTATION SCENES.
Doors opeu at7 0'w'o, 'i CohiiiumkIiik ut s o'clock.
83q J. 1., ca uncross, Mauager.
OKCHKSTRA. PUBLIO RE
IT lieuisulM ev-:y bATl KDAY AITKKNOON, ut
Ml'siCAL. HS.li I1AIX.1 1 j clock. Kugaifemeiita
Till AillNTl!.KlV hi., I'lMse "d Vine. 28iu
Cnw ON liXilllilll'JW A?"..
KNOTT'S A UT OALT.HHT.
1C10 CIlKHiUlT Btrueu 1UU
pOBTUM 's' u o 1 u a Is 81
Tbe most eiilcndll " "'" of Costume and
rroiierti for Xliwum-i !. Hotiabiue, Blcuieodured
ut tiie old-fslublislied uuml. '
bo well patronised for the la't I eiuy.uve vears.
UiiHkitof every doncn)tii ( or aio, aud no effort
pare? to pleuaa tbe fiieoy e. f''.
iT7iYV ntr n a
"O LACK (JBOO K-f it" t-Ai'USK,
l j wltb solution, malic" la
ny aipin-ss ou receipt of
..... ..,iti nil lWft.nL 1
t H, r'itinp. AUureiu,
"(i. W.,'1" IloX I0. 57", bUil'.Oll Hi
.uU X'ost OiUeo,
112 and 114 So. TUIIID ST. PHILAD'A.
Dealers in al Government Securitie
OLD 5-20e WANTED
IN EXCHANGE FOR NEW.
A UE1RAL Dlfi EiiLNCK- ALLOWED,
CompctLud Interett Notes Wanted)
IST8I ALLOWED 03 DKTOSITi
tn U lion
tuck b Xt end c1d onComa
' " 12 243m4p
F(.cik l BHift cin,n iti(jbs rnmed for ladle
5-20s of 1865, January and Jul v,
BONDS DELIVEEED 3 EMED LATELY.
DE HAVENS BROTHER,
Io. 40 S0BTII WIIRD St.
JNION PACIFIC RAILWAY . COMPANY)
OFFICE, No. 424 WALNUT Btrcet
Philadelphia, January 21, 1867
Ihe INTEREST IN GOLD on tbe Arst Mortgage
Bonds 01 ' '
THE UNION PACIFIC EAILWAT COMPANY,
DUE FEBRUARY I,
Win be paid on presentation of the coupons at the
ISunking House of
MESSES. JAY COOKE & CO., New York,
On and alter that uate,
122tF10 WILLIAM J. PALMER, Treasurer.
yiLLIAM PAINTER & CO.
No. 30 South THIRD St.
CONVERTED INTO FIVE-TWENTIES
And tbe Difference in Market Price Allowed.
BONDS DELIVERED IMMEDIATELY. C12 263m
J A T I
Nos. 809 and
O N A ti
811 CHESNUT Street'
CAPITAL $500,000, FULL PAID.
Joa. T. Bailey,
Edw. 15. Orne,
Wm. Erv" ,11, Sam. A. Blspbani
Oxgood Welsh, Fred. A. Hoyt,
Ben. Kowlanu, Jr. Wni. 11 Ehawn
WILLIAM II. KHAWN.
JOSEfH P. MUMF0RD.
1 31 3a
ib sc. sd m., 1 ,s j?uAaiL m.,
0SeahlA in. JIL gf. gfccuilt.eA
and. jLtateLa.11. .nctunqe, and
memUclA a? gStaen cuzd cld
gxctanaeA in. kcx,'z cliieA.
lcca.un.iS c gaizfzA and
&an!cel&. teceuued an. LLLctcd
flRST'CLASS XEVEN PER CENT. BONDS.
North MiBiouri First Mortgage Seven Per Cent
Eoiids for ' sale at
All Iniorniatlcn cterfully given.
JAY COOKE & CO.,
No. 114 South
TEN TEK CENT
FIRST MORTGAGE BONDS.
The Hamilton (.'old and Silver
inning Company or Nevada.
Thin CcmpiinT, beoed npnn a Urpn and valnabl
property iu tbe Mimmoth and ortb linlon IMntricm
Nj oonnty, Male nl Nevada, oftpr Bond bavins Ave
yrara 10 rim, brailni lntpre.t at the raie of text per cent
per nniiTO, pajable ball yearly at tbe otlice ot tbe
'J bene cailtlef form a flmt elatm on the entire arnet
nf the ( emp.Dy. and are rxchenarahie tor ordinnr
etork i the option 01 tbe bolder at any period durin
the five fu
Kcr ptriimUm and rnrtbrr Intnrmatlcn. prly to tbe
Perreiary or the Marmsltig Iiiteeior. at the Omre of the
Company, Kca. .IK and 37 f ENbUlLL'lMW,
No. 430 WALNUT Street. .
HON. ALEXAHOEll RAMSEY.
BECBETABY AND TREA8CREK,
5B1I COL,. JACOB Z1KOLEK.
p EN 31SYLVANIA
F1YE PER CENT. LOAN.
Tbe hlgbest price will be paid for the past doe FIVE
rKIt CK25T. LOAN of tbeBtale of Pennsylvania.
JAY COOKE tu CO.,
? 4 fill No. 11 South THIRD Street.
DR. J. S. KOSE'8 ALTERATIVE.
THK OBKAT BI.O0D PtIKIFlKB.
xt yon have corrupt, disordered, or vitiated blood, yon
are nick all over. It may appear a plmplea, aorea, or aa
gome active disease, or it niay only make yon leel lan
guid or depressed : but yon cannot have good health If
your blood la Impure. Dr. Hope's Alterative removes
all these imparities, and is the remedy that will restore
vou to health.
It Is nnequaU.d for tbe enre of all diseases ot the.
elands, scroiula, tubercular consumption, and all erup
tion. cl the skin. l"ricel. Hole n CQ
No 232 North 8ECOJUD BUeet
PR. DYOTT'S ITCH OINTMENT
win cure every torm ofltcb, and is superior to any other
remtuy lor the cure of tbat disagreeable and tormenting
complaint. lTice 25 cents. Bent per mall, 40 cents.
JDYOfT Sc CO.i
No. 232 Vorth HKCOND Street.
DR. J. B. ROSK'S KX PKCTOKAS T.
or the cure ot consumption, coughs, colds, asthma,
catarrh, influenza, spitting of blood, bronchitis, and all
diseaxts or the lungs.
lhis syrup paving etood the test of many years' ex
perience as anmeuy lor irrita lon or any Inflammation
of the iungB, t hi out. or bronchia, is acknowledged by
ell to be a remedy superior to anv olber knowu com
pound used tor tbe reliei and cure of coughs and coo
Bumption. rice 1. bole agent ty0TT & CO
0B6m No. 232 North HKCONU gttoet.
DYEING, SCOURING, ETC.
bmil SIJBAM SC01RLG
No. 510 EACE Street.
We btg leave to draw your particular attention to ou.
new French Hteam Scouring iabiiBnn)eui, the Hrst and
only one 01 its kind In tbl. city. W do not dye, but bt
a chemical process restore Ladles', Gentlemen's, an
Children's Garments to their original state., withoat
lninilng tbem In the least, while great experleno ami
the best machinery from JKrance enable to warnwtt
penect iiiaciion to all -wtio may lavor as with their
pa'Uonago. LADli 8' DKEsSKS.of every desctiptioa,
with or without Trimmlnga, are cleaned and ttnlxbed
without being taken apart, whether tbe color be genuine
n, ,mt -
Opera Cloaks and Mantillas. Curtains, Table Coven,
Carpets, Velvet. Ribbons, Kid Gloves, etc., cleaned ana
reenlsbed in tbe best manner. Uentlemen's Summer
.nrl Wlntert.'lnthinir cleaned to Dertectlon wllhoutin.
j urv to the stufl. Also Uags and Banners. All kinds of
stains removed without Cleaning the whole. All orders
are executed under our immeoiate supervision, and
satip lection guaranteed In every In stance. A call land
examination 01 our process is respecuuiiy soiiciiea..
ALBEDYLL & MARX,
9 10 mwiS
No. 510 RACK BtreeV
ENGINES, MACHINERY. ETC.
Tli.MM KTWAM TBI K fl T m in iicn
XG.BOII.EK AVOKlvS. NKAF1E LtVlf.
kaI TUTAL AKI THKOHET1CAL ENUIXEKRS.
HACOllI IBTB. BUI LI.K A h, t.KB. BliAOlVniU ITllO,
and KCiUMl.lt, bavng lor many years been In suo
cessinl operation, and been exclusively engaged in
bulbil g and repairing Marine and Mlver Engiuus, high
aud low pressure, Iron BoUers, Water Tanks, fropet
lers, etc. etc., respectfully orler their services to the
public as being fully prepared to contract for engines of
all sizes. Murine, K'ver, and Utatlonaiy; having seteot
patterns ol ulUereut sizes, are prepared to execute orders
with quick despatch. Every description of pattern
making made at tbe shortest notice. High and Low-
frenHiire t ine, Tubular, and Cylinder Boilers, of tbe best
eunsvlvanla charcoal iron, t'orgings of all sizes and
kinds ; Iron and Brass Castings ot all descriptions ; Roll
Turning, Screw Cutting, and ail other work connected
with the above business. . . ,
biawings and specifications for all work done at
the establiahine it tree of charge, and work guaran-
Ihe subscribers have ample wbarf-dock room fbr
repSrs of boats, where they can lie In perfect safety,
and are provided with shears, blocks, jails, etc. etc
for niiiu heT y or Iwht weights. qb q nr
JOHN . LEVY.
g 2 ' ' BEACH and PALMES Streets.
J. VAl'UBAK MESUCK, WIUJAK H, KEBBICK
jomf . oops.
SOUTHWARK FOUNDHY, FIFTH AND
If EKK1CK HONS,
ENGINEERS ANI MAC1LLNI8T8,
mannfacture High and Low Pressure bteaui Engines foi
Laud, Klver, and Alarlne Herrlce.
boilers, Gasometers, Tanks, Iron Boats, etc.
Castings 01 all kinds, either Iron or brass.
Iron Frarxe Boors lor Oas Works, Workshops, and
Railroad Buttons, eto.
Retorts and Oas Machinery, of the latest and most Im
Every description of Plantation Machinery, and Sugar,
Saw, and Orlst Mills, Vacuum Pans, Opeu Bteam 1'raius,
Leiecators, Kilters, Pumping Engines, etc.
KniA AuentH lor N. Bllleux's Patent Suser Boiling
Apparatus, hesmyth's Patent 8 team Hammer, and As
pinw all ti Woolsey's Patent Ceutrlluga bugar lralning
BKIDESBUBO MACHINE WORKS.
Ho. W N. KKOUT BTREET,
We are prepared tu till orders to any extent foroul
MACHLNEHT KOR COTTON AND WOOLLEN MTI.L8,
including all recent improvemenls in Carding, Bplutilng
and V caving.
We Invite.the attention ot manufacturers our ex ten
slveworks. ALFREDJENK8 BOS
SIMON I ATED PHOSPHATE,
IAN UN8UKPA8SED FEKTIL1ZER
For Wheat, Corn, Oats, Potatoes, Grass, the
Vegetable, Garden, Fruit Trees, Grape
Vines, Etc. Eto
This Fertilizer contains Ground Bone and Ihe bast
Price 00 per ton ot 20(10 pounds. For sale by tbe
man u lecturers,
WILLIAM ELLIS &J CO.,
1 28 mwfj Ko. 724 MARKET -street
pElRCE'S PATENT SLATES,
Warranted superior to any others in use.
LIUHTI NOISELKSSI1 UUKABLEIII
Cannot be broken by , ailing, and
Never Become Glossy,
The.e Slates have been unanimously adopted by the
Board oi Control lor use in the Publlu Schools ol Hblla
dtlpMa, and also by the school authorities of Baltimore
anu Wai-hlugum. Also.
PKIKt.E'8 PATENT RLATK SURFACE. '
Tbe only Patent Stone Suriace lor blackboards bow
beiore the public, Warrmit,a to give ssTimactlon.
t NEWION PK1KCK ,fc CO.,
o. til N. ELKV EN 1'H Mreet.
CarTiOM Beware of the Imitation Books and pmtte
board Slates otleied by aueuts, and which are made:;
resemble la ai)earauce our slated goods. Tbe yeuuln
are all either laoeiied on the back, or the package '
titled ud ilsi kt U. 1 attntau Kto. 10, lotti. 1 1 4 iiuwJui ip
TjJiUl'wtf A 1.8 t OK xAPEK FUR THE FTJBLIC
CrvitB buPBitiBTHNDEJiT ycni.io rmirnNO, 1
Washington, January IB, 1H07. I
In pursuance of tbe fourth section ot the act enti
tled "An act 10 lurther regulate the printing ol the
public documents and the pnrohase ol paper for tho
1 ublio rnuilnir," approved on tbe 27: hoi July, 1KH1,
Pralod I'topo-als will be received nnt'l WEliNK
IAY, the 18th day of KoDrnary, 1867, at 12 o'clock,
lor lumiphlDg the J'aper for the l'ublto Printine:
ontil the 81st day ol December, 1HU7, the Raid fro
nosals to be opened be 'ore and tbe award of con
tracts to be made by the Jo'Dt Committee of UoneTens
on I'nblio Prinnnr, to tbe lowost and best bidder
lor the Interest rt ihe ciovornmnnt.
The subjoined t-chedule epecillcs, as nearly as can
be ascertained, the quantity of each kind of paprr
tbat will be reqm rnai but contracts will beentored
into lor all that may be needed during the year, and
CLAbS 1. rjKCALKNDETvED FKINILNG
52, CCO reams office l'rinting Pafier, nncalrndorrxl,
nuasurlng 24x88 inches, and weighing forty-live
pounds to the ream ot 600 sheets.
CLASPS 2. CALKNDEKfcD I'KINTINO PArER.
rOOO reams ol superfine calendered Printing Papor,
measuring- 24x88 inclirw, and weiKblng; fitty-three
rounds to the rpam of 600 sheete.
CLASH 8. S1ZEI ANDCALKNDEEED TELNT
lNti PAP Kit.
1000 reams sopertlne Printing Taper, hard-sized
and supri-calendored, measuring 24x82 inctipg, and
wcljjbiBg lorti-flve pounds to the ream OI600 sheets.
CLAS8 4. MAP PAPER.
1000 reams superfine map paper, sized and callen
dored, of inch size as may be required, correspond
ing in weioht with paper meaauring 19x24 inches,'
and weighing twenty-one pounds to the ream ot
CLASS 6. 'WRITING PAPERS (TO BE OF ANT
80CO reams Quarto Post. 10xl6inohos.
8000 reams latcap, lxl6,, or 14x17 inofios.l
MlO t ants Double Cap, 16jx2C, or 17ii8 inoties.
2000 reams Demy, 10x20 inches.
a ,00 reams Double Domv, 20Jx82 inches.
2000 reams Po.io Post, 17x22 inches.
20i 0 reams Double Jbolio Post, 22x34 Inches.
1000 resms medium 18x23 inches.
1(00 reams royal, 10x24 inches.
COO reams super royal, 20x28 inches,
600 reams imperial, 22x31 inches.
6000 reams of any required size not enumerated
above, and not exceeding 21x40 inches.
CLASS ft-l'ArUB OK POS1 O VIVE
4C0 resms measuring 22x84 inches, weitrhinar 40
pounds per ream. -. -.
iiuurcams measuring viKTU incnes, wotguing 4t
pounds per ream.
1200 reams measuring 25x36 Inches, weighing 61
pounds per ream. " 1
1U0 reams measuring 18x18 inches, weighing 22
rounds per ream.
vju reams measuring jsxai luouea, we suing n
pounds per ream.
Proposals will be received for the whole quantity
or any portion, not less than one thousand reams,
of ti e papers deeienated In Classes 1 and 2, and
lor tbe whole quantity or any portion oi the papers
designated in Classes 6 ana 6, being not lees than
one-lourth. Samples 01 the qualities 01 all the
papers, in all the classes, Will be furnished npon
application at this omce, ana tne succeesiul bidders
wnl be required rigidly to conform to the samples
Each 0 ass win do considered separately, and be
subiect to a Sf par ate contract, but bidders may oflnr
for one or more ot the classes in the same proposal.
Bo proposal will be considered unless accompanied
bt a truarantee that the Didder or bidders, if his or
thtir-v reposal shall be accepted, will enter Into an
obligation, with good and sufficient sureties, to fur
nish the artioles proposed lor; and each proposal
must be accompanied by satisfactory evidunoe that
the person or persons making eaid proposal are
mannlacturers ot or dealers in the description of
paper which be or they propose to furnish.
All the paper in the several clasiee mut be de
livered at tbe Government Printing Ollioe, in tbe
city of Washington (except Class 6, wnicn moat be
delivered at Buffalo, N. Y.), in good order, free
from all and every extra charge or expense, and
subject to the inspection, count, weight, and mea
surement of the Superintendent, and be in all
1 he supplying ot an Inferior article in any oi the
classes, er a iailure to supply the quantity required
at any time, will bd considered a violation of the
Blank proposals will be furnished npon applica
tion at tLis office, and no proposal will be considered
wbioh does not ooniorm exactly therewith.
Proposals will be endorsed on tne envelope "Pro
posals lor Paper," and addressed to the Joint Com
mittee on Public Printing, either to the caro ot
lion. II. B. Anthony, Chairman ot the Senate Com
mittee on Printing; lion. A. II. Laflin, Chairman of
toe House Committee on Printing; or C. Weudoll,
Esq., buperintenaent 01 tne ruouo J. riming, w asti
intrton. L. C.
Bv direction of the Joint Committee of Congress
on mono printing.
1 21 20t Superintendent of Public Printing,
"FFICE PENNSYLVANIA BAILUOAD COM-
Pin LA DEI, PHI A. February 4. 1IW7.
FroponalB will be received at tue Ollice ot tbe
Pennsylvania Knllrond Compnny, Philadelphia, until
me nrvb uav 01 juuy, jooy, inclusive (uniesa a siitlnluo
tory proposal should be received aud accepted pre
viously), from responsible parties desiring to contract
with buid Company lor the establishment of a direct
J.lno or bteaiuanipa Between I'nuaueipnia uuu livtr
peol. Blank forms of proposals, with detailed Informa
tion, will be furnished upon upplication to
1 7 t51 EDMUND SMITH, Secretnry.
IMS SA1E DEPOSIT COMPANY,
The Fidelity Insurance, Trust and Safe
Deposit Company, for the gafo
Keeping of Sonde, Stocks, and '
t iiwiDn w n inir 1
fi.AKa.KCE H. 'CLABK.I ALKXAJf DKR IltiiKY. :
JOIll WELBH, t A. CALDWELL,
J. UlLUiGHAM FELL. HE BY C. GIBBON,
Office In the Dire-proof Building of tbe Philadelphia
National bank. CH.LHMJ'I Street, abeve Fourto.
Ibis ( omuanv receives on deposit, and OL'ARAN
TEKH lift. bAFE KttPlO Off VALUABLta upon
the tollowing rates a year, viz. t
Coupon Bonus 91 per f 1000
Hegistered Bonds and becuntle ou cenu eeraiom)
Cold l oln or Bullion l i per 1UIK
Biivt rColn or Bullion apereiiiOO
Cold or bli ver Plate 1 oer f 100
Cash Boxes or small tin Boxes or Bankers, Brokers,
Capitalists, etc., conlenta unkuown to the Company,
ana liability limited, t2B a year . .
Ihe Company oilers for KENT (renter exclusively
holding ihe key) BAFbB INSIDE PI'S Y'AULIS at
no. 3U, 40, a.'io, ana 75 a year, according to size and
coupons and Interest Col ected for one percent
Interest al.owed on Uuney Deposits.
Ibis Company Is authorized to receive and execute
Trusts of every description. . ,. A
lJSlmwupl N. B BBOWNE, President
ltobtKT 1 atterson. 8ecretaT and Treasurer.
iO CONTRACTORS AND MINERS. THE
r.,uL.,,ur. in, tlia 'I ruv and Ureentield Kail.
-....a ii,.iiu'riiinl. lu'tliii; for thebtateof Mas-
bacbuseliH, invite Proposals, until the 10th uay of
Wnrcb next, for Kxcuvatiug aald Tunnel ut three
dillerentsectlousol that work.
'Ibis Tunnel, when completed, will be about 4-,
miles In length, extending lrom the town ot 'oridu,
through the lioosao Mounuin, to the town of Worm
na'BJ'affTn End hns been penetrated from the
crane ol'tbe ltailioad 360H leet, 24(Ki feet of which cou
Mmi. i,f in opening of about 11) cublo yurds to each
lineal loot, the same to be enlarged to a aecliuu con
lu lulu K about 17 uiblc yards to eu.cn loot ; tbe remulu
Ini inn leet being heading-now nioasuring upon an
average 4 cubic yards per running toot-to be enlarged
to the lull sectioui making some so.ooo cubic yards to
bVVfiUrtber'!iection of the work will also be let to the
succitul bidder for the above-iiumed .eulaigemeut,
U- Q.,,iMiiirti)ry lei ins oitttii o uw.c,
BUllHI a."""' ' .,, , ,1Pw mi lr(1I1,
I. C unifiunt. and lor an extension In eiiher
vAlllrlflK ma IDIUM,., Ul ,..nni LUU U V
direction ol Ihe beadiug and enlargement at this
V The fii ' An of an elliptical form. 27 to 15 leet,
'.4,0 leet in depth, is to be sunk to grade, loa) toet
fri rn tbe surface, requiring the removal of about WuO
CUa 1? illew'ork to ho done Is in Talcose Slate, and
will require neither masonry nor supports of uuy
k 'iluildlngs. machinery, and means of ventilation, all
nf the moat aubhlHUtial character, have been provided,
and will be lurnislied to coiitrwtors.
Ample sureties will be required from parties who
may ie contracted with, and the Cou.riiisHloiier.'i re
serve Ihe ntlit to reject all oilers that may be made.
Plans and specltii'Hiinii niav be seen on appllca
Hon to ALVAH CKOCKKU. at the Engineer's Uilioe,
North Adams, MaoHacliuneliM: and other Intnrinatlou
may he oblulneii from JAMES M. HHUPK, KooiuNo.
10, No. 1H Exchange street. Boalou, to whom pro-
nosals may oe uirecieo,
P , , JAMES M. PiITTTK.
ALVAH llUK'KKit. I
Boston, January 80, 1607. iow
a AhAft RIR faat
Ihe ..', t.uo.lltiu trnm tl.iu nliuftnr . .1,....,
twn I He riioi' ' J ... r - - - - - .... .v v.
iivV'nbic yards to each liueul foot extends JUKI leet,
o,ui ill to be enlarged to a sectlou coritamiiig 17 yards
.nlrina the removal of la.msi cubic vunls.
TDROPOSAL8 FOR A RUT TBANSrORTA.
(.'a Officii, 1
nuary 15. 1W37.J
vert at this offle
Wapbiwoton, 1). C , January
Praled l'ronosals will be f eoeivert at this offlee)
until 12 O'clock M., on the 2Hth of February, 1867,
tor the transportation ot Military Supplies, during
fie year commencing April 1, 1867, and ending
March 81, 151)8, on ibo fol owing routes: , x
From Fort McPhorson, Nebraska Territory. or inch
parts as may be determined noon during the year
on the Omaha branch ot tbe Union Paoillc Railroad
west or Fort KePherson or from Fort Laramie,
liakolah Territory, to such po-ts or dopots as era
now or may be established in the Territory of Ne
braska, west of longitude 103 dog., In the Territory
of Montana, south of latitude 40 dog , in the Terri
tory ot Dakoiah, west of longitude 104 deg., is) the)
Territory of Idaho, south ot latitude 44 deg., and
ast of longitude 114 deg , and in the Territories ol
Utah acd Colorado north of latitude 40 dog., m
eluding, il necessary, lonver City.
KOUTE No 2.
From Fort Riley, Mate ot Kan-ai, or inch poiuM
as may be determined npon during tbe year on tbe
Union Paclfio Railroad, JE. D., to any posts or depot
that are now or may be established in the State of
Kansas or in tbe Territory of Colorado, south of 44
degrees north, and to Fori Union, New Meal, or
other depot Jthat may bo dosignated in that Ter
ritory, and to any other point or points on
route. , ,
ROUTE No. 8. -
From Fort Union or such other depot as may t
established in the Territory of New Mexico, to any
posts or station that are or may be established in
that Territory, and to such posts or stations
as may be designated in the Territory of Ariiona,
and In the btate of Texas west of 'longitude 106
ROUTE No. 4. : .
From St. Taul, Minnesota, to snob, post as are)
now or may be established in the Mate ot Minnesota,
and in tbat portion ot Dakotah Territory lying east of
the Missouri river.
Ihe weight to be transported during the year WiH
not exceed, on Koute No. 1. 80,000.000 pounds; oa
Route No. 2, 20,000.000 pounds; on TtonUi No. 8
8 000.000 pounds; and on Koute No. i, 8,600,000
Proposals will be made for each ronte separately
Bidders will state tbe rate per 100 pounds per
10O miles, at which tbey will transport the store in
each month of tbe yar, beginning April 1. 1JC7.
and ending March 81, 188.
Bidders should give their names In full, as well
as their places of residence, and each proposal
should be acoompaniod by a bond In the sum of
ten thousand 1-10,000) dollars, signed by two or
more responsible persons, guaranteeing that la ease
a contract Is awarded lor the ronte mentioned in
the proposal to the party proposing, the cod tract
will be accepted and entered into, and goed and
sufficient security furnished by said party In accord
ance with the terms of this advertisement. - -
The contractor will be required to give bonds in
tbe following amount: .. .
, On Ronte No. 1, 250,r00. .
Ou Route No. 2. IWUO.OOO. ' ' ' ''
. On Koute No. 8, flOO.iiOO.
On Route No. 4. 60,(JOO. "
Batlslacfory evidence of the lovalty and solvency
ot each bidder and person ottered as security win be
Proposals must be endorsed "Proposals for Army
TranBoortation on Route No. 1, 2, 8, or 4," as the
case may be, and nono will be entertained unless
they luily comply with the requirements of this ad
The party to whom an award Is made must be pro
pared to execute the contract at once, and to give
the requued bonds lor tne laithlul performance ol
The right to reject any and all bids tbat may bo
oflered is reserved.
The contractors on each ronte must he tn readh
ness lor service by the lt day of A pi it, 1667, and will
be required to have a place of business or agency a
which he may be communicated aith promptly and
readily tor Koute No. 1 at Omaha, N. T. ; lor Uonte
No. 2 at Fort Kliey, Kansas; tor Koute No. 8 at Fort
Union, New Mexico; lor Koute No. 4 at Saint I'aul,
Minnesota, or at such other point for each of the
several routes as may be indioated aa the starting
point of the ronte.
Blank forms showing the conditions ot the con
tract to be entered into for each route can be had on
application at this office, or at ihe o trice ot tne Quae
termasterat New York, Saint Louis, Fort Leaven
worth, Omaha, hanta Fe, aud Fort Knelling, and
most accompany and be a part of the proposal..
By order of the Quartermanter-trenrral.
1 19tF28 ALEXANDER BLISS,
Brtvet Colonel and Assistant Quartermaster, U.S.A.
PROPOSALS FOR NEW JAIL. DFART
ment l the Interior.
Washikgton, January 24, 1867.
Sealed Proposals will be received at this Depart
mcnt until 12 o'clock M., on MONDAY, the 4th of
March, 1867. tor the erection of the Jail in and tor
the District of Columbia, authorized and provided
for by the act of Congress approved July 25, 1866.
The designs, detail drawings, and specifications
can be seen at the architect' office, in tbe eastern
grounds ot the Capitol, Washington city, everyday,
except Sundays, between the hours of 9 A, M. and S
P. M., on and alter the 28th instant
Separate bids will be received for the masonry
work, brick work, iron work, and carpentry work.
The contractor whose bid may be accepted will bo
required to enter into a sufficient bond, to be ap
proved by the Secretary of the Interior, tor the
faithful completion ot his contract. Payment will
be made as the work progresses, on estimates certi
fied to by the architect, but twenty per cent am 'of
the estimates will be retained until the contract Is
Ihe contract will bo awarded to the lowest re
sponsible bidder, but the Department reserves the
right to reject any or all of the bids, should it
be deemed lor the Interest ot tbe Government tu
Tbe bids will be opened at noon on tbe 4th of
March next, in presence of suchot the bidders as
may choose to attend.
Proposals should be endorsed on the envelope
"Propoal for New Jail," and be directed to the
'Secretary ot the Interior, Washinpfon, D. C."
O. H. BROWNING,
126s6t Secretary of the Interior.
PROPOSALS FOR CONTINUING DELA.
WAKE BREAK WATER.
lKimn States EnantEBa Office,) m
No. 209 South smith Stkxet, I J
, Philadelphia, January 7, 18U7. J
Sealed Proposals, in duplicate, with a copy of this
advertisement attached to each, will be reooived at
this office until the 21at ot February, 1867, tor stona
to the amount ol 67,000 (sixty-seven thousand dol
lars), tor the Delaware Breakwater,
The stone to be of the hardest and most durable
quality j tbe delivery to commence on or about tba
15th ot May, and to be completed by ihe 16th of
September, and the weekly delivery to be a nearly
aa possible unnorm.
Of the total amount of stone, fonr-fifths are re
quired to be in blocks ot not less than two tons, and
one-tilth in bloeks of upwards of one-fourth of a
'I he stones will be subjeot to rigid inspection, and
will be received or not, aa the Engineer, or his
agents, shall find them to accord, or not, as to
quality and size, with the above description. .
Each bid must be guaranteed by two responsible
persons, whose signatures should be appended to
the guarantee, and who should be certllied to as
being good and sufficient security, by tbe United
Mates District Judge, Attorney, or Collector, or
other public officer. . '
A reservation of ten per centum on partial pay
ments will be made during the delivery of the
Envelope to be endorsed, "Proposal for 8 tone
for Delaware Breakwater." ' .'.,
Bids will be opened at 12 o'olock M., on THURS
DAY, the 21st ol i ebruary, lti?, and bidder are
invited to be present. ... '' '
For further lnlormatlon. apply at this office,
C. SEA FORTH STEWART,
1 8 tilths 6w MaJ. Eng. and Bvt. Lt.-Col.
OVERS M1CNT SAtE.-
Thn ivi Annti triinWD ifl ttlO
GOVERNMENT TANNER AND STEAM SAW
with seventy-five acres ol land, near SA N ANTONIO)
rsCJLtLtja ' .
Sealed proposals, in duplicate, will be reoeived np
to the lirst day 01 Marcn, 18B7, lor the puroluwe of
75 acre of iano, more or less, together witn the
buildings erected thereon, and the apuurtenances
appertaining, that is to sav:
One 'tannery, containing twelve stone Hme vats,
Glty-two w ooucn vats, seven stone pools, and capable
of tanning 16,000 hides per annum.
One Steam Saw Mill, capable of sawing 3000 feet
of lumber daily.
One small btone Building, "' ,
Ihe above pioperty is siraated about two miles
above ban Antonio, on the ban Antonio river, and
the water is conducted to the establishment by
race ot hewn stone, laid in cement. '
The laud was purchased and improvement made
by the late so called LoufederiU Government, and
are estimated to havs co-t $150 000 in gold.
1 he property baa been under lea-e tor the year
1866, at a monthly rent ot (500, payable in advance.
A secured title in tee simple wnl be given by the
tiii td Stales Government. . ru.,!
1. U .1.1 1.,, .. a i p.MnAa. rFn. n,lnni.
ment Tannery and Saw AUil,'.' and sdlryj rTU 1.
Bv't Slaj.-Gen. t Coin'n', B"iiruiit J 'Hi
L., Galveston, i exits, lzflj: '- lw
' . .. '. I 1 ' . .'.1 , rt.i v-