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THE DAILY EVENING TELEGRAPH PHILADELPHIA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28, 1871.
BriRIT OF THE MES3.
EDITORIAL OPINIONS 8r THB LEADING. JOT7BXAt,9
CrOM ilUBBENT TOPICS COMPILED EVEBT
DAT FOB THB EVENING TELEGRAPH.
From the K Y. Tribune.
The plan of raising the wind by stopping
one's own Las ceased to be merely a ghastly
joke. A desperate gamester is said to have
sold his head to an anatomist for money
enough to ploy a final stake, and, after losing,
was judged, by a jury of honor among his
friends to have committed a gross violation
of all the conveyance by blowing a hole
through a piece of propeity to which he had
no lorger any claim. The suicides of the
present day exhibit equal deliberation and an
equally confused perception of legal and
moral obligation. Several men of late have
taken the" last relics of thoir scanty fortunes
and effected an insurance upon their lives,
and then have killed themselves for the
benefit of their families. " In all cases so far
the courts have held the companies liable for
the amount of the insurance, regarding suicide
as an accident of insanity, and one among
the accidents against which this provident
measure is designed to guard. If, however,
these affairs exhibit a tendency to reproduce
themselves too frequently, it may well be
seriously considered whether some legisla
tion is not necessary to restrict the responsi
bility of the companies, so that an institution
so useful and so beneficial shall not become
an encouragement to self-slaughter.
One of the most singular cases of this kind
bas recently occurred in Memphis. A Hebrew
named Spears, a small shopkeeper, who had,
by the close and sagacious application for
which his race is remarkable, accumulated a
little property worth some $5000, in an unfor
tunate hour was induced to gamble for a
small amount,' which he lost. Not being able
to endure the thought of losing money without
an equivalent, he wont on for some months
with the fatal idea that luck would turjQ and
f course lost all he was worth. He took the
precaution to insure his life for .j000 for the
benefit of his wife, and then went through to
the end of his means. On the last day of his
life he asked his wife for some money. After
remonstrating with him for his course of life
she gave him five dollars, with which he
trudged away to the den where his happiness
bad been squandered, and played for some
time with unusual success; but at last the coil
was tightened upon him, and he was penni
less. On his way home at night he stopped
at a tavern and wrote a heart-broken letter to
his wife, in which the sordid little cares of
business are curiously mingled with bursts of
passionate grief. He sends a tender farewell
to his "good and true wife, and his brave
boy Bennie," and takes care to say that he
"owes Mr. Baldwin five dollars," against
which he offsets "a show-case, some bed-linen,
and the large dolls." "Now I see," he cries,
"what a loving and good wife is. I was the
villain; can I answer before God ? But, dear
wife, it is better for you.". Here he reverts to
the monetary standard of valuation. "If I die,
then you receive $5000; but should I have lived,
our whole capital would have been but $300."
This is an alternative in the face of which
there is no possibility of hesitation. Although
his heart is bleeding at the separation, it
would not be possible to resist such a bargain.
"Zum letzten Male, lebt wohl! lebt wohl!
I have paid the rent up to th 14th of July."
With this strange letter in his pocket he went
home, and in the morning was so unusually
gay as to excite the surprise of his family,
lie had swallowed poison, and was as excited
as a child at the prospect of his journey; he
died apparently without regret. ......
There is a widespread oonf usion of moral
perception in regard to such performances,
which is not only the predisposing cause to
most of these suicides, but also influences the
general feeling of sympathy for the survivors
as against the defrauded corporations. It goes
beyond that natural and whimsioal fanoy of
the boatman who thought himself drowning,
and whose last reflection as he went under
was that it was a good joke on the insurance
companies. It tends to place the insurer and
the insured on . the footing of hostility, in
stead of co-operation, where they really
stand. An Arkansas gentleman tersely ex
pressed this distorted view of the case when,
declining the overtures of an agent, he said
he "had played about every game there was
on the cards, but wouldn't go into a thing
where he had got to die to win." There is
no other idea in the wretched mind of poor
Spears, as he prepares to perfect his title to
that five thousand dollars, which be considers
his own. His death ia only a necessary for
mula to enable him to draw the money.
The disregard for life whioh, in Oriental
countries, finds its highest ' expression in
duels by hari-kari and in vicarious executions,
has long been regarded as marking the most
radical point of difference between the East
era and the Western mind. But if we are to
go on in the way which has been indicated in
the last twelvemonth young metaphysicians
taking poison for purposes of disoovery,
lovers who fear separation killing themselves
with no settled arrangements for housekeep
ing anywhere else, and steady fathers of
family committing suicide in the interests of
their bank account how long will it ' be that
we cap look with wonder or disgust mpon our
antipodes, where, as a recent traveller re
quests us to believe, the height of praotioal
jesting consists in a suicide on a neighbor's
property, so as to give him the amusement
of a trial for murder? i . .
ENGLAND AND GERMANY.
From the jr. Y. World. ' ' ' ' , t
It seems to be admitted by the leading press
of England that the Prince-Premier of the new
German empire has really undertaken to ne
gotiate with Earl Granville for the surrender
to Germany of the Island of Heligoland. ' If
this is true Prince Bismarck must count
rather upon the prestige won by Germany in
her recent war with France, and upon the dis
position of Earl Granville's party in England
to keep the peace "at any price," than either
the inherent right of Germany in this case or
upon her power to enforce such a right, for
the success of his demand.
England undoubtedly holds Heligoland to
day by quite as good a tenure as that by which
Germany holds Holstein, and nothing is less
clear than the capacity of Germany to engage
in a successful conflict with England. The
strength of Germany is in her army, of which
there is no reason whatever to suppose that
she icould "mobilize" by sea any considerable
portion, in the face of the hostility
of the first naval power of the world. If
Germany . could count either upon ' the
forbearance of France or the alliance of
llussia, an attempt on her part to
force England at this time to the wall miht
he more probable than it can now be held to
be. But it is clear that nothing can be
rafely predicated of the French until their
government u reorganized on an enduring
basis, and it is hardly less clear that no Rus
sian Emperor,, whatever may be bia personal
Affinities with the princes of Germany, can
safely venture on a policy the effect of
which would be to give Germany absolute
control of the Baltic - It remains, therefore,
to be seen only whether Earl Granville and
the Government of whioh be is a member
are sufficiently impressed by the peril of their
own position of a great foreign war to seek
an escape from that peril through a still
more perilous abdication of England's posi
tion as a great power.
In this connection it is worth noting that
Blackwood' t clever parable of the "Battle of
Dorking" has just been reinforced by the
English Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr.
Robert Lowe, in a striking speech on the
apparent safety and the possible peril of
England. If it is in some respects a foible
of Mr. Lowe that he is the most un-English
of English statesmen, it is also in some re
spects his forte. If he worries his party and
helps its enemies by a disposition to treat the
solemn traditions of English culture and
English society as disrespectfully as Sir
David Brewster treated the North Pole, his
Australian experience and his cosmopolite
temper enable him to see England somewhat
as men outside of England see her. In the
speech to which we allude Mr. Lowe
urged upon the House of Commons
continuance in a steady reduction of the na
tional debt as a duty which the passing Eng
lishmen of to-day imperatively owe to the
enduring England of which they are citizens,
in view of the gathering clouds along the Eu
ropean horizon. He made a very felicitous
comparison between the condition of England
and of Europe at the close of the war of the
American Revolution and at the close of the
Franco-Prussian war. "Upon the conclusion
of Mr. Titt's commercial treaty of 178." with
the France of Louis XVI," said Mr. Lowe,
"everything seemed as if England was enter
ing on an era of prosperity." But what Eng
land really was entering on at that time were
the loDg and terrible wars with the French
republio and the French empire neither of
them then so much as dreamed of by the
wisest statesmen of the world.
Mr. Lowe might have pushed his com.
parison even further than he did. At the
close of the Crimean war, in 1 ."(!, England
seemed to have strengthened herself against
any probability of danger from abroad quite
as solidly as she seemed to have strengthened
herself against such dangers by the magnifi
cent triumphs of the elder Pitt, confirmed
to her in 1702 by the peaoe of Fontainebleau.
The prostration of Russia in 185G seemed
to deliver her from all risk of her position in
Asia, as the surrender of Canada by France in
1702 seemed to deliver her from all risk of
her position in America. Yet thirteen years
after the signing of the treaty of Fontaine
bleau that great war in the West began which
ended only with the downfall of the British
American empire. And fourteen years after
the signing of the treaty of Paris Russia has
recovered by a single bold diplomatio move
all the ground she had lost in the disastrous
war of the Crimea. Nay, only seven years
after the imaginary pacification of Europe by
the treaty of 1785 we find the great English
Minister openly saying in the House of Com
mons that he thought "England might safely
reckon on ten years of unbroken peace;" and
two years before this, in 1700, Edmund Burke
himself had pronounced France to be "self
extinguished in Europe," and upon the
strength of this verdict had recommended
"the speedy reduction of the English war
Mr. Lowe, however, has reasons to offer
tot Lis warning fresher and more striking
even than any reference to the shortsighted
ness of wise men as proved by the past. He
bids England take heed to herself for the
single and sufficient motive that she has
ceased to be confronted by a congeries of
powers, none of them exactly strong enough
to assail her if unsupported; and that she
finds herself to-day faoe to faoe with three or
four colossal States, any one of them abun
dantly able to grapple with her single-handed.
The old maxim of "Divide and conquer" has
ceased to be applicable with the absorption of
the smaller States of Europe. What England
has now to provide for is the contingency of a
conflict with such a power as Russia, or the
new German empire, or the United States.
In the wars of the last century and in the
Napoleonic wars the principle of coalition
played a great part, and diplomaoy had ample
scope and verge enough in the making and
the breaking up of combinations of States.
The Crimean war proved, by the attitude of
Austria, how much ' more difficult it is ' to
effect a coalition between two or three great
powers than between one great power and
several smaller States. The Franco-German
war inaugurates a new era of colossal duels,
and the power which is unprepared to sustain
such a duel single-handed is In very serious
peril of its position as a great -power if not
of its existence as a nation. Hence . the
timorous attitude of Austria at this
moment; and hence, as Mr. Lowe
conceives, the urgent necessity for England
of a reorganization of her. financial and her
fighting force. - Another motive for anxiety
on the part of England Mr. Lowe touched
upon more lightly. It is the decay, made
manifest by the internal condition of
France during the late war, of what used
to be the spirit of patriotism in Europe; . and
the tendency of classes . to array themselves
on the lines of class sympathy in obedience
to class interests. It was believed by all the
world down to the outbreak of the recent
Parisian civil war that the 'French feeling"
of Frenchmen was stronger than the corres
pondent national feeling of any nation in
Europe. . .
Events have dissipated that belief. Bat is
there any good ground for believing that the
divorce of class from class has made less pro
gress in England than on the Continent ? Is
there not reason even to believe that it has
made more progress in England than on the
. . -
! REVIVAL OF THE SLAVE TRADE.
From the K. Y. Timet. .
When the account was lately received from
China , of the shocking catastrophe whereby
nearly six hundred coolies were destroyed
who were pent up in the hold of a burning
ship, the question naturally arose as to why
these miserable beings were so confined. The
tragedy itself equals any of the worst horrors
of the Middle Passage that roused the virtu
ous fury of Wilberforce, and there Is, we
fear, searoely less reason for the interference
of ! the civilized and philanthropic world in
the one case than there was in the other.
It is not generally known that, beside the
trade in coolies, another similar traffic is now
carried on which even exceeds it in nefarious
injustice. It is the old story of cruelty, despo
tism, and selfishness, stricken down ia one
quarter, appearing and flourishing under a
new name in another. We are assured that
for years pa6t vessels have been fitted up for
the ostensible purpose of trading with the
Sooth Sea Islands, but in reality for kidnap
ping the the finiplft. minded Polynesians and
delivering them into bondage. There is a
great demand for labor among the Queens
land planters, and they are willing, it is de
rlarttl, to pay a good price for the wretch si
I inlanders thus wickedly obtained. Of c auras,
it does not answer to call these people slaves.
The are styled laborers, and their toil,
by a polite fiction, is supposed to be
voluntary. Indeed, it has been generally
thought that colonial legislation provided for
the welfare and right treatment of the im
ported hands, whether coolies or Polynesians.
The theory was that these laborers were kept
only for three yean, at the expiration of which
time they were sent home, each receiving a
final sum of ninety dollars. The practioe
was to get the unfortunate savage in debt for
clothes and small luxuries extravagantly
charged for, so that at the end of his term,
instead of getting his discharge and his ninety
dollars, the poor fellow wenld find himself in
debt to his master, and forced to begin a
fresh period of servitude to work it out.
It is true that in 18G8 the Queensland au
thorities passed a Foreign Immigration act,
"that no person shall Import Polynesians unless he
enters Into a bond of ts.wo, with two sureties, to pre
vent kidnapping; and a further bond of tr0 for each
Immigrant, to return lilra to his country at the end
of three years; nor may any native be landed In
Queensland unless he understands the agreement
and has entered Into It voluntarily."
But this act, we are advised, is systematiq
ally and easily violated, so that it in effect
renders matters worse for the laborers than
they were before. What with men of straw
for sureties, the enforced consent, under
pressure of debt,, of the immigrant to a
waiver of his bond of return, and other
facile devices, the act practically affords no
protection at all. Meanwhile, the treatment
of the immigrants on the seas is most in
human. The commander of a man-of-war,
the Daphne, that recently boarded one of
these modern slave-ships, discovered
over one hundred natives in a state of com
plete nudity, although the act expressly pro
vided that each one shall be furnished with a
shirt, a pair of trousers, and a blanket. This
gentleman, Commander Palmer, states it as
his opinion that all these unhappy people
were kidnapped, and says, further, that the
ship was fitted in every respect as a slave
trader, irons alone excepted. It is to be hoped
that a knowledge of these facts by the English
uovernment will lead to the application of
such prompt and stringent remedies as may
put an end to proceedings so heinous.
ggg- PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD COMPANY,
Philadelphia, May 2, 13TL
The Board of Directors have this day declared a
semi-annual dividend of FIVE PER CENT, on the
capital stock ol the Company, clear of National
and State taxes, payable lu cash, on aud after May
Blank powers of attorney for collecting dividends
can be had at the office of the company.
The office will be open at 8 A. M., and close at 3
P. M., from May 80 to June 3, for the payment oi
dividends, and after that date from 9 A. M. to 8
P. M. THOMAS T. FIRTH,
5 8 2m Treasurer.
TO HOLDERS OF OHIO STATE STOCKS.
Notice Is hereby elven that the Interest due
July 1, 1S71, on the Funded Debt of the State of
Ohio, will be paid at the American Exchange
National Bank, In the City of New York, from the
1st to the 16th proximo, and thereafter at our office
In this city.
The transfer books will be closed for one month
from the 16th Inst.
Columbus, Ohio, June 12, 1971. 6 17 lm
JAMES 11, UodmaN, Auditor of State.
IHAAC B. SHERWOOD, Sec. of State.
' FKANCIH B. BOND, Attorney-GeneraL
CommlBBlonerB of Sinking Fund of Btate or onto.
afiy STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, TREA-
Columbia, 8. C, Jane 1, 1S7I.
The Interest maturing July l, 1871, npon the
Bonds of the State of South Carolina, will be paid
in gold on and after July 1, at the Banking House of
H. H. Kirapton, Financial Agent of the State, No. 9
Nassau street, New York, aud at the South Carolina
Bank and Trust Company, in Columbia.
The Interest maturing npon Registered Stock at
that time will be paid at the Treasury Office only.
6 17 8Qt MLESQ. PARKER, State Treasurer.
BATCH ELOR'S HAIR DYE. THIS SPLEN-
did Hair Dve la the best In the world, the only
true and perfect Dye. Harmless Reliable Instan
taneous no disappointment no ridiculous tints
"Does me t contain Lead nor any Vitaiie Poison to in
lurein Hair or Saetem." Invigorates the Hair and
leaves it soft and beautiful ; Black or Brown.
Sold by all Druggists and dealers. Applied at the
Factory, No. 16 BOND Street. New York. 4 97 mwf
gST STATE OF ILLINOIS, TREASURER'S OF
FICE, Springfield, May 25, 1871.
The Interest which will become due upon Stock of
the State of Illinois on the first Monday of July,
1871, will be paid at the American Exchange Na
tional Bank, in the City of New York, from the 3d to
the 17th days, Inclusive of Jul?, proximo,
ERASTITS N. BATES,
6 IT lm state Treasurer.
rfij- PILES. DR. GTJNNELL DEVOTES HIS
time to the treatment of Piles, blind, bleed
ing, or itching. Hundreds of cases deemed Incura
ble without an operation have been permanently
cured.- Best city reference given. Office, No. 21 N.
ELEVENTH Street. IB 3m
DISPENSARY FOR SKIN DISEASES. NO.
816 8. ELEVENTH Street.
' Patients treated gratuitously at this Institution
dally at 11 o'clock. 114
JOUVEN'S KID GLOVE CLEANER
restores soiled gloves eaual to new. For sale
by all druggists and fancy goods dealers. Price 90
centspe r ottle. 11 88mwf i
DR. F. R. THOMAS, No. 911 WALNUT ST..
formerly operator at the Colton Dental Rooms.
devotes his entire practice to extracting teeth with
ont pain, with fresh nltrona oxide gas. 11 1TI
4fcTRICE Of ICE LOW ENOUGH TO SATISFY
"BE SURE KNICKERBOCKER IS ON THE
KNICKERBOCKER ICE COMPANY
THOU. E. CAB ILL,' President.
B. T. KEttSHOW, Vlee-President
A. HUNT, Treasurer-
B. H. CORNELL, Secretary.
T. A. HENDRY, Superintendent.
; Principal Office,
! No. 435 WALNUT street, Philadelphia,
. . . Branch Offices and Depots,
North Pennsylvania Railroad and Master street.
Ridge Avenue and Willow street.
Willow Street Wharf. Delaware avenue. '
Twenty-second and Hamilton streets.'
Ninth Street and Washington avenue. .
- Pine Street Wharf, Schuylkill. . . ,
' No. 4S33 Main Street, Germantown. "
No. 81 North Second street, Camden, N. J. and
Cape May, New Jersey.
1871. Prices for Families, Offices, etc. 187L
8 pounds dally, 60 cents per week. .
1J 14 flj M II It
16 " 60 " . " . . '
20 " 99 '
Half bushel or forty pounds, so cents each de
' WATOHEI, JEWELRY, ETO.
GOLD MEDAL REGULATORS.,
' i ! . '
! O.'W. EtUSSllIJL, 1
' ' Ho. 22 NORTH" BIXTH STREET,
Begs to call the attention of the trade and customers
to the annexed letter:
"I take pleasure to announce that I have given to
Mr. G. W. KUbbELL, of Philadelphia, the exclusive
ale of all goods of my manufactuie. He will be
able to tell them at the very lowest prices.
, . "GUSTAV BSOK.ER,
! ,. "First Manufacturer of Regulators,
nWABURTON'S IMPROVED VENTILATED
and tuy-nuiDg DREbd HATS (patented!, in ail
tne improved fashions of the season, ClikSNUT
Street, next door to the fost Office. rpi
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PROPOSALS FOR MATERIAL8 TO BE
SUPPLIED TO THE NAVY YART8
UNDER THE COGNIZANCE OF THE
BUREAU OF CONSTRUCTION AND
6, 1871. )
BUREAU OF UOKSTKVCTION AND 1
WAsnmoToN. l. O.. June 6.
Scaled proposals to furnish Timber and other
materials for the Navy for the fiscal year end
ing June 30, 187.3, will be received at this Bu
reau until 12 o'clock M. of the 30th of June
Instant, at which time the bids will be
The proposals must be addressed to the
Chief of the Bureau of Construction and
Repair. Navy Department, Washington, and
must be endorsed " Proposals for Timber,
etc., lor the JNavy,' that they may be dis
tinguished from ordinary badness letters.
To prevent confusion, and facilitate the open
ing of the bids, parties bidding for tntpplies at
several yards trill enclose their bids in separate
envelopes, each indorsed with the name of the
yard for which the bid is wade.
Printed schedules for such classes as parties
deal in and intend to bid for, together with
instructions to bidders, giving the forms of pro
posal, of guarantee, and of certificate of guaran
tors, with printed forms of oiler, will bo fur
nished to Buch persons as desire to bid, on ap
plication to the Commandants of the respective
Navy Yards, and those of all the yards on
application to the Bureau.
The Commandant of each Navy Yard, and the
Eurchasing Paymaster for each station, will
ave a copy of the schedules of the other yards,
for examination only, in order that persons who
intend to bid may judge whether it is desirable
to make application for any of the classes of
The proposals must to for the whole of a
class, but the Depnrtment reserves the right to
reduce the whole class, should the interest of
the Government require it, before the execution
of the contract. All applications for informa
tion, or for the examination of samples, must
be made to the Commandants of the respective
The proposal must be accompanied by a cer
tificate from the Collector of Internal Revenue
for the district in which the bidder resides, that
Be has a license to deal in the articles for which
he proposes; and, by direction of the Depart'
went, bids or offers will be received only from
parties who are bona fide dealers in, or manu
facturets of, thetirlicles they offer to furnish.
The guarantors must Decertified by the Assessor
of Internal Revenue for the district in which
The contract will be awarded to the person
who makes the lowest bid and gives the guar
antee required by law, the Navy Department,
however, reserving theright to reject the lowest
bid, or any which it may deem exorbitant. -
Sureties in the full amount will be required to
sign the contract, and their responsibility must
be certified to the satisfaction of the Navy De
partment. i As additional pecurlty twenty per centum will
be withheld from the amount of the bills until
the contracts shall have been completed, and
eighty per centum of the amount of each bill,
approved in triplicate by the Commandants of
the respective yards, will be paid by the Pay
master of the station designated in the contract,
or, If none is specified, by the Paymaster of the
station nearest the yard where the goods are
delivered, within ten days after the warrant for
the same shall have been passed by the Secretary
of the Treasury.
The classes of this Bureau are numbered and
No. 1, While Oak Logs; No. 2, White Oak
Keel Pieces; No. 3, White Oak Curved Timber;
No. 7, Yellow Pine Logs; No. 8, Yellow Pine
Beams Oregon Pine Beams at Mare Island
Yard: No. 9, Yellow Pine Mast Timber Oregon
Pine Mast Timber at Mare Island Yard; No. 11,
White Pine Logs; No. 12, White Pine Mast
Timber; No. 13, White Pine Plank Boards-
Sugar Pine Boards at Mare Island Yard; No.
15, White Ash, Elm, Beech White Ash,
Redwood at Mare Island Yard; No. 18, White
Ash Oars; No. 18, Black Walnut, Mahogany,
Maple. Chcrrv: No. 32. Cypress. Cedar; No.
23, Black Spruce? No. 24, White Oak Staves
and Headings; No. 25, Lignumvltae; No.
80. Id cot Copper; No. 33. Wrought Iron.
round and square; No. 33, Wrought
Iron, flat; No. 34, iron, plate; No. 35,
8teel; No. 37. Iron Spikes; No. 83, Iron Wrought
Nails; No. 89, Iron Cut Nails; No. 42, Lead, pipe,
Msv A'i 'Inn. XTn A.A Tin. Kr A Hnl.lar.
No. 48, Locks, Binges, Bolts, of brass and iron;
No. 49, Screws, of brass and iron; No. 50, Files;
No. 51, Augers; No. ra, Tools lor ship stores;
No. 53. Tools for use in yard and shops: No. 54.
Hardware; No. 56. White Lead; No. 57, Zinc
Paints; No. 58, Colored Paints, Dryers; No. 59,
Linseed Oil; NO. w, varnish, spirits Turpen
tine: No. 63. Sperm and Lard Oil; No. 64. Tal
low, Soap; No. 65, Fish Oil; No. 68, Glass; No.
9, Brushes; mo. vu, ury uooasior upholstering;
No. 71, Stationery; No. 72, Crucibles; No. 73,
Ship Chandlery; No. 74, Acids; No. 75, Resin,
Pitch, urude Turpentine; jno. 77, uelting, rack
leer: No. 78, Leather, pump rigging, lacing; No.
80, Junk; No. 85, Anthracite Coal; No. 86, Semi-
bltumlnous Coal; No. 87, Dituminous Coal; Sio,
88, Charcoal; No. 89, Wood.
The following are the classes, by the num
bers, required at the respective navy yards:
Nos. 13, 15, 18, 22, 83, 88, 39, 44, 43. 49, 50, 51,
53, 53, 54, 56, 58, 59, 60, 63, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 74,
78, OD, 87, 88. ,
CHARLESTOWN. " '
Nos. 1, 7. 13, 15, 16, 18, 22, 24, 25, 83, 83, 84,
85, 87, 88, 89, 42, 43, 44, 48, 49, 50, 51, 53, 53, 54,
56, 58, 60, 63, 64, 65, 68, 9, 70, 71, 73, 74, 77, 78,
KS, BO, 67, 88.
ilVID! A 1 1 li) Itl, 1U, 1W W MJ, "T, CW,
83, 87, 42, 51, 53, 54, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 63, 68, 69,
-t m, . mi i f-iar )
IU, 71, 70, 74, 8U, 83, SO, oo.
Nos. 1, 7, 9, 82, 83, 63, 71, 85, 87. ,
Nos. 1, 8, 7, 11, 12, 13, 15, 18, 23, 80, 83, S3, 84,
85, 87, 38, 89, 42, 43, 44, 45, 48, 49, 50, 51, 53,
53; 54, 50, 58, 59, 60, 63, 64, 68. 69, 70, 71, 72,
td, 7, 70, 77, 78, 80, BY, 88, OJ.
Nos. 1, 7, 9, 13, 15, 18, 23, 23, 24, 83, 89, 43,
ou, oa, D8, ay, ou, oa, to, 7i, 73, 77, &j, 87.
Nos. 2. 8, 9, 18, 15, 18, 23, 83, 33, 8t, 85, 87,
88, 89, 43, 44, 48, 49, 50, 51, 53, 54, 58, 57, 58,
69, 60, 03, 64, 65, 68, 69, 70, 71, T3, 74, 77, 87,
oe, o. ooiawit
fAUARTEEMASTEH 8 OFFICE, U. S. ARMY.
v Philadelphia. Pa.. June 14. irti.
SEALED PROPOSALS, In triplicate, will be re
celved at this office until 13 o'clock noon, SAT OK
DAY, J uly IB. 1671, tor building a One and One Half
(IX) Btory Ptone Lodne, at the Culpeper Cpurt
Separate bids for building this Lodge of buck are
Sealed Proposals will also be received at the office
at tbe same time, for bonding a Stone or Brlek Wall
and Iron Kaillngs, with one double aDd one single
iron gaie, arouua me rreaencKSDurg (va.) NAuonal
Bidders for the Stone or Brick Wall, and Iron
Railings, will be required to specify the price per
linear foot, and no bid will be received that does not
conrorm to mis requirement. '
TlierubbiBh resoltliig from the excavation for the
walls and foundation for the lodge to be removed
from the ground of each cemetery at the expense of
the successful bidder. . 1
Plans, specifications, and blank forma tor bills
wut oe lurnisueu upuu uppucauoa to iu under,
HENRT O. HODGE8,
014 , Major and Quartermaster U. H. A.
P. OWEN A OOTT'
COAL DEALERS, -'
JTLBEKT bTHKET WHARF.
V AVfTXAM m MAW Aaii UJmi v A Xkl
O D1LLWYN and WILLOW Street. Lehigh and
Miiuyikui coa-u prepared expre&mj tor laiuuy use
at tbe lowest cauh prices. 1 i
COTTON BAIL DUCK AND CANVAS, OF ALL
V numbers ana Dranaa, Tent, Awnbg, Trout
aud Wagon-cover Due, tuna, rape blanalao
turers' Drier Ferta, from thirty to seveuty-tu
mvaea, wa r.-uu bv UmU j
BV10 T.TVWUPOOT. ANTJ OniTltNi.
Sw-U-jsilTOWN The Ionian Line of Royal Mall
Bwamers are appointed to sail as follows:
City of New York, Saturday. July 1. at s r. w.
CUT of Krnnnela. Katurday. July 8, at 10 A. M.
Nemesis, 1 hursday, July IS, at S P. M
City of London, Bawrrtay. July IB. atP. M.
and each lucoeedina Hnturdav and alternate Tues
day, from pier No. w, North river.
By Mall Steamer Sailing every Saturday.
Payable in gold. - Payable In curreacy.
First Cabin TB , steerage .
To London. .......... so To London so
To Halifax... 80 1 To Halifax IB
i'assenirera also forwarded to Antwerp. Rotter
dam, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, etc, at reduced
Tickets can be bought here at moderate rates ty
persons wishing to send for their friends.
For further lnformatloa apply at the company's
JOHN O. DALE, Agent. No. IB Broadway, N. Y.I
Or to O'DON N ELL ft FAULK, Agents,
No. 409 CHbNUT Street. Philadelphia.
BTBAM DIRKOT TO AND FROM Rgw YORK.
QUEKNSTOWN, AND LIVERPOOL.
The magnificent Ocean Steamships of this line,
sailing regularly every SATURDAY, are among the
largest In the world, and famous for the degree of
safety, eomfort, and speed attained.
CABIN RATES, CUURIiNOY,
ITS and $f8. First class Excursion Tlckots, good for
twelve months, 11 30. Early application must be
made in order to secure a choice of s'ate-rooms,
STEERAGE RATES, CURRENCY,
Outward, lis. Prepaid, $32. Tickets tq and from
Londonderry and Glasgow at the same low rates.
Persons visiting the old country, or sending for their
friends should remember that these rates are posi
tively iducd cnenper muu oiuer urgt-ciass lines.
Bank drafts Issued for any amount,al lowest rates,
payable on demand in all parts of England, Ireland,
Scotland, Wales, and the Continent of Europe.
Apply to WALLER & CO., Agents,
A'o. 804 WALXUT St., just above SeeonA.
THB REGULAR STEAMSHIPS ON THE PBI
LADELPUIA AND CHARLESTON STEAia
SHIP LINE are ALONE authorized to Issue throus
Dills of lading to interior pouiu South and West a
connection witn Boom uaronna JKaiiroan company.
ALFRED L. TYLER.
Vice-President So. C. RK. Co.
S-XTnn PTJTT.A TMPT.'DrTT A AWT. crwfrorr tjti
SLMialMAlL STEAMSHIP COMPANY'S RE
IxLLAH BHMI-MONTHLY LINE TO NEW OR
The JUMATA will sail for New Orleans direct
on Tuesday, July 11, at 8 A. M. .
Tbe JUNIATA will sail from New Orleans, via
Harana, on- . July
THROUGH BILLS OF LADING at as low rates
as by any other route given to MOBILE, GALVES
TON, 1ND1ANOLA, BOCKPORT, LAV A CO A, and
BRAZOS, and to all points on the Mississippi river
between New Orleans and St. Louis. Red rlvor
freights reshlpped at New Orleans without charge
01 commiubiouH. .
WEEKLY LINE TO SAVANNAH. GA.
The TON AWANiA will sail for Savannah on Sat
urday. July 1, at 8 A. M.
The WYOMING will sail from Savannah on Sat
urday, July 1.
THROUGH BILLS OF LADING elven to all the
principal towns in Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mis
sissippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Tennessee lu con
nection with the Central Railroad of Georgia, At
.antic and Gulf Railroad, and Florida steamers, at
SEMI-MONTHLY LINETO WILMINGTON. N. C.
The rI01SEER will sail for Wilmington, N C, on
, ouiy , aio a, m. jteiurning, wiu leave wii
mington . July .
Connects with the Cape Fear River Steamboat
company, tne vviimington and weidon and North
Carolina Railroads, and the .Wilmington and Man-
c nearer rtaiiroaa to an interior points.
Freights for Columbia, S. C, and Angusta, Ga.,
taken via Wilmington at as low rates as by any
other route. - '
Insurance effected when reanested bvshinnflm
Bills of ladiBfc signed at Queen street wharf on or
WILLIAM L. JAMES, General Agent,
ilo. 130 S. THIRD Street.
n T V T V H 8TJ 1 M T T XT c Q
PHILADELPHIA, RICHMOND AND NORFOLK
STEAMSHIP LINE, THK'.UGH FREIGHT AIR
LINE TO THE SOUTH AND WEST.
.,11 10 OUUbU V. lUUTJU?.
Btamers leave every W EDN a 8 D A Y and SATUR
DAY "at noon," from FIRST WHARF above MAR
' No buls of lading signed after IS o'clock on sailing
THROUGH RATES to all points In North and
Bonth Carolina, via Seaboard Alr-llne Railroad, con
necting m. ruiiDiuuutu, nuu i ijuuuourg, va., Ten
nessee, ana tne w est via Virginia and Tennessee
Air-une, ana iticnniona ana uanvuie nauroads.
rreignts iiarsuLjiu but umcjs ana taken at
UiwtH katj3 tnau oy any otner line, .
No chanre for commissions, drayaire. or anv nx,
Dense of transfer. Steamships insure at lowest
FREIGHTS RECEIVED DAILY.
State-room accommodations for passenirora.
WM, P. PORTER, Agent, Richmond and Cltv
Point. T. P. CRQWELL fc CO., Agents, Norfolk.
f&Ft PHILADELPHIA AND CHARLESTON.
2LiiiliirHILAUELPHIA and CHARLESTON
STEAMSHIP L.1NJS. ' '
THURSDAY LINE FOR CHARLESTON.
The nrstr-ciasa steamship empire. Captain
Hinckley, will sail on Thursday, June 89, at 8
P. M noon, from Pier 8, North Wharves, above
Through bills of lading to all principal points in
boutn Carolina, ueorgis, norma, etc., etc.
Rates of freight as low as by any other route.
For freight or passage apply on tbe Pier, as above.
. wm. A. uuuuTitiNAx, Agent in Charleston.
PKZlrV F0R KEW Y0RK DAILY VIA
,E23SCdelawarb and raritan canal.
. express steamboat company.
The CHEAPEST and OUIUKEST water commij.
DlCaUOu oeiWBeu riiunuoiuun ouu ctow lurK.
Steamers leave DAILY from- first wharf below
MARKET Street, Philadelphia, and foot of WALL
Street. New York.
1 THROUGH IN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS.
. Goods forwarded by all the lines running out of
New York, North, Bast, and West, free of coiuuils-
Freight received dally and forwarded on accom.
i , JAMES HAND, Agent,
t No, 119 WALL Street, New York.
m !T"k NEW EXPRESS LINE to ALEX.
it Tm iv7 GEORGETOWN, AND
WASHINGTON, D.C., Chesapeake and Delaware
ranal, connecting with Orange and Alexandria
bttamers leave regularly every SATURDAY at
noon, from r irsi w nan auove jiA.K.h.n.T street.
Freights received dally. .
B YDB TYLER, Agents, Georgetown, D. C. -M,
ELDBLTJtiE C-., Agents, Alexandria, Va.
J . ,TT W ' DELAWARE AND CHESAPEAKE
Jim w w.i " COMPANY.
uu..r.a lwd bAtween Phllndnlnhtii. TtaltimnM
Havre-de-Grace, Delaware City, and intermediate
p0iCAPTAlN JOHN LAUGHLIN, Superintendent
WILLIAM P. CLYDE & CO.,
1 ' AGENTS
For all the above lines, ' ' . .. 1
No. IS SOUTH WHARVES, Philadelphia,
Where niruier miormauon may ds ootainea.
LORILULRD STEAMSHIP ZOO MP AS Y
for new YOllU, .
BAILING TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS, AND SAT
1 URDAYS AT NOON.
INSURANCE ONE-EIGHTH OF ONE PER CENT.
No bill of lading or receipt signed for loss thu
fifty cents, and no insurance effected for less than
one dollar premium. ,. .;.;,
1 For further particulars and rates apply at Cobb
pasj's office, Pier M aat river, New York, or to .
f. i JOHN F. OHL, 1
PIER 19 NORTH WHARVES.
' IV. Extra rates on small packages iron, metal'
etc, - ' " '
111 1 1
ITw FOR NEW YORK, VIADB- WARE
-ES.ani RarUaa Canal. '
,", bVVlt 1SLRE TRANSPORTATION COMPANY. '
' DESPATCH AND SW1FJSURE LINE A
The gleam propeller of this company loave dally
at IS M. and 0 P. M. '
Throngh la tweury-ftmr hours.
Goods forwarded to aay point free of commission.
Freight takes on accommodating terms.
ApiL to , '" ' ''"
1 , WILLIAM M, BAIRD k CO., Agents, v
j 1 Ko, pi South DJiLAWAJUi Avenue,
IOR SAVANNA H, ' DtOBGU
' THE FLORIDA POTiTS. ,
AND TUB SOUTH AND BOUXHWTCST.
GREAT SOUTHERN FREIGHT AND PAS3LN.
CENTRAL RAILROAD OF GEORGIA AND AT-
1AP1) AND GUI.F KAIL.HOAU, -FOUR
HTF.A VI itt A WEEK.
TUESDAYS, . -
' THB STEAMSHIPS H ' ? '
BAN SALVADOR. CaDUiin Nir.knrson. from P!
No. 8 North River. - -
WHL K. UARRISOW, Agent,
. . . No. 6 Bowllag Green.
MONTGOMERY. CaDtaln Falrcloth. from PlefNa.
13 North River.
& lowden. Agent,
. No. 93 West street. -
LEO. Captain Dearborn, from Pier No. is East
MURRAY, FERRIS A CO., Agents,
Nos. 61 and 6i South street.
GENERAL BARNES, Captain Mallory, from Plot
No. 86 North River.
LIVINGSTON, FOX CO., Agents,'1
No. 83 Liberty street.
, Insurance by this line ONE-HALF PER CENT.
Superior accommodations for passengers.
Through rates and bills of lading ia connection
with the Atlantic and Gulf Freight line.
Through rates and bills of lading in connection
With Central Railroad of Georgia, to all points.
CD. OWENS, I GiORGE YONGK, .
Agent A . A O. R. R.," Agent C. R. R.,
No. 829 Broadway. No. 409 Broadway.
THB ANCHOR LINE STEAMERS
Sail every Saturday and alf em ate Wednesday
to and from Glasgow and Derry.
Passengers booked and forwarded to and from all
railway stations in Great Britain, Ireland, Ger
many, Norway, Sweden, or Denmark and Amerlci
as safely, speed-lly, comfortably, and cheaply ashy
" BRITANNIA,' '
v IOWA,, ..'T i
BRITANNIA, , ,
INDIA. ... .
From Pier 80 Nerth river, New York, at noon.
Rates of Psetsage. Payable In Currency, .
to Liverpool, Glasgow, or Derry :
First cabins, S65 and tits, according to location.
Cabin excursion tickets (good for twelve mouths),
securing best accommodations, 1130,
Intermediate, $38; steerage, IviS. - '' ' 1 .
CertiQcates.'at reduced rates, can be bought here
by those wishing to send for their friends.
Drafts Issued, payable on presentation.
Apply at the company 's omces to 1 " A
NO. t BOWLING GREEN.
OCEANIC STEAM NAVIGATION f!OIWP A NTH
LINE OF NEW STEAMERS BETWEEN NEW
YC RK AND LIVERPOOL, CALLING AT CORK,
The company's fleet comprises the following mag
nificent full-powered ocean steamships, the six
largest In the world :
OCEANIC. Captain Murray.' ARCTIC
ATLANTIC, Captain Thompson, BALTIC. -PACIFIC,
Captain Perry. ADRIATIC.
These new vessels have been designed specially
for the transatlantic trade, and combine speed,
safety, and comfort.
Passenger accommodations unrivalled."1
Parties sending for their friends In the Old Coun
try can now obtain prepaid ticket. 1 . .
Steerage, $32, currency. .,,.
Other rates as low as any first-class line,
For further particulars apply to 1SMAY, IMRIE A
CO.. No. 10 WATER Street, Liverpool, and No. 1
l. a of ivnr. aahHA I V 1 nrdu 1 r r c . .
London ; or at the company's omces, ' No. 19
HROATlWA V. Nw Vort. . . ......
. . . - J, H. SPARKS, Agent.
FOR ST. THOMAS AND BRAZIL,
UNITED STATES AND BRAZIL STEAK.
SHIP COMPANY. 1
DI'ITTT A Tl H. ATT DmT. HTI,Tt. !.!
83d of every month. i
MERRIMACK, Captain Wler. 1 ' , ...
SOUTH AMERICA, Captain K. L. Tlnklepaugb,
NORTH AMERICA, Captain G. B. Blocram.
These splendid Bteamers sail on schedule tlme.and
call at St. Themus, Para, Pernambuco, Bahia, an
Kio de Janeiro, going and returning. For engage
ments of frehrht or oaesaee. antlv to
i i WM. R. GARRISON, Agent,
; No . P Bowling-green, New York. .
. CORDAGB. '
Manilla,. Biial and: Tarred Cordage
At LowmI Ntw York FrlOM and FraUbtai
EDWIN II, FITIaKK At CO
rMtory. TKHTH St. and QBRMANTOW2I Avsnaal
tore, Ho. U , WATBB St, and It H. DKLAWAR1
. putt.atyht.pot a
JOHN S. LEE A CO., ROPE AND TWINS
DEALERS IN NAVAL 8TORES, '
I ANCHORS AND CHAINS.
: SHIP CHANDLERY GOODS, ETC., ' '
. it and 43 NORTH WHARVES.
WHISKY, WINE. ETO
7 INKS, LIQUORS, ENGLISH AND
SCOTCH ALES, ETC.
The subscriber begs to call the attention of
dealers, connoisseurs, and consumers generally to
bis splendid stock of foreign goods now on hand, of
bis own Importation, as well, also, to his extensive
assortment of Domestic Wlues, Ales, etc., among
which niay be enumerated: ;
fioo cases of Clarets, high and low grades, care
fully selected from best foreign stocks.
loo casks of Sherry Wine, extra quality of finest
loo cases of Sherry Wine, extra quality of finest
grade.. ! -f. t
ok racVa nf fihAm Winn hBt finnllr nf m1tnnt
grade, .,-. i . . j
60 casks Catawba Wiue
)0 barrels " " medium grade.
Together with a full supply of Brandies, Whiskies,
Scotch and English Ales. Brown Stoat, etc., etc.,
which be is prepared to furnish to the trade and coa
snmert generally la quantities that may be re
qulreu, and on the mont liberal terms. ...
, , P. J. JORDAN.
EStf No. $20 PEAR Street,
Below Third and Walnut and above Dock street.
CAR&TAIR8 ft McCALL,
So. 126 .Walnut and 21 Granite Eta,
" IMPORTERS OF ' '' ' 1 '
Brandies, Wines, Gin, Olive Oil. Etc.,
, I , WHOLES ALB DEALERS IN: i .1.
PURE RYE WHISKIES,
j IN BOND AND TAX PAID " ' 93
! CLOTHS, OAS8IMERES, ETO. ;
A . , t .
Q L O T 11 II O U Q E.
JAMES ft : H UOBR
If. 11 North SECOND tree 4,
Rto-n of tha Oolden Lamb.
Ait w receiving a large and splendid aasortmea
01 new ui ,
FANOY OAB8IUERES ,
. 1 c
And standard makes of DOESKINS, CLOTHS ana
COATINGS, : " (ISSDIWI
rpo FAMILIES '.RESIDING IN TUB
"... KURAL DISTRICTS. '
We are prepared, as heretofore, to iapp!y families
at their country residences with EVERY DESCRIP
TION OF I'lW GROCERIES, TEAS, Etc,
' ALBERT O. ROBERTS,
7 , i Cornor ELEVENTH and VINE 8U.