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V?. XXIII. WASHINGTON. D. C.. TUESDAY. MAY 17. !86t. N?. *>00
AUCTION SALES.
rUTCRI DATS.
B
YJ.C. McGUIRE 4 CO., Auctioneers.
TRUSTEES PALE OF HOUSE AND LOT ON
NINTH STREET WEST. BETWEEN O AND P
STKEET8 NoRTH.
Pursuant to adeed in trust made ana executed
by Richard A. Hyde, of Washington City, to the
subscriber to secure a certain dent therein meft
tioned, I shall proceed to sell, at public auction,
on the Seventh day of Jan* nest, at 6 o'clock, r.
m , on the premises, "all that piece or parcel if
ground and prero-se*. situated, lyiiyr, ana being in
the said City of Washington, and District of Col
umbia, and knorn and designated as Lot numbered
ten (It) In Cruttenden's sub division of Square
numbered three hundred and ninety eight (IH,)
fronting twenty (JO) feet on Ninth street west, be
tween O and P streets north.and running back with
that width to a publia alley, together with all and
singular, the improvements, privileges. heredita
ments and appurtenances to the game belonging,
or in ar.y wise appertaining/'
Terms: One bait of the purchase money cash,
the b?lanee in three and six montUe. with inter
est The deferred payments to be secured by a
deed in trust on the premises.
All conveyances inc.uding revenue stamps at tile
expense o! the purchaser
lit the terms are not complied with within five days
after tre <*ay of sale, the property will be re-sold,
at the risk and cost of the defaulting purchaser,
after five days notice in the Evenng Star.
CHAS. P WANNALL Tractee.
my.5-?oAds J.C.McOUlRB A CO . Aucts.
|JY J. C. McGUIRE A CO., Auctioneers.
SNUG FRAME HOUSE ANDNINEGOOD BUILD
ING LOTS ON THE ISLAND AT PUBLIC AUC
TION
On MONDAY AFTERNOON. May 13. at 6 o'clock,
on the premises, we shall sell, original Lots Nos.
21). 21, and 22. in Square No. 541, tronting together
Mi) feet 5 inches on south L street between 3d and
4\ streets west, running back 129 feet II inches, to
a SO foot alley, divided into 10 Building Lots, one
of theimimproved by a neat and well built two
story frame dwelling.the whole surrounded with a
paling fence and well advanced shade trees.
Tiile perfect.
Terms: One-half cash, the remainder in six
months, with interest, secured by a deed of trust
on the premises
A payment of if on each Lot will be required at
the time or sale.
Conveyances at the ooit of the MTchftwr.
my.lS-eoAds J. C. McGUIRE A CO., Aucts.
[Rep. I
PY J C. McGUIRE A CO., Auctioneers.
TRUSTIES 8ALEOF SMALL FRAME HOUSE
AND LOT ON ?OURTKENTH STREET BE
TWF.KN L AND M STREET.
On WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, June 18th, at6
o'clock, on the premises, by virtue of a deed of
trust from Henrietta M. Foote, to the subscriber,
dated June 17, 1*58. and duly recorded in Liber J.
A. S. No. 186 folios No. 4<'4, et seq. one of the Land
Records for Washington County, D. C., I shall sell,
tbVnorth 22 feet front,of Lot No. lt?, in Square No,
247 running back 128 feet to a 30-toot public alley,
and improved by a two-story Frame Dwelling
House, .
Terms: One-third in ^ash; the remainderin six
and twelve months, with interest, secured by deed
of truston the premises.
Convejances and stamps at the cost of the pur
chaser. . .
If the terms of Sale are not compliad with in Ave
days thereafter, the Trustee reserves the right to
re-sell at the cost of the defaulting purchaser, oo
one week's notic* in the Evening Star.
RICHARD A HYDE, Trustee.
ir.y.l4-2aiT&d8 J C. McGUIRE A: CO . Aucts.
GREEN <t WILLIAMS, Auctioneers.
TRUSTEE'S SALE OF TWOHANDSOME BUILD
ING LOTS EAST OF THE CAPITOL AT AUC
TIOM.
On FRIDAY, the JMh instant, I shall sell, in
front of the premises, at 6 o'clock, p. m., by virtue
of a deed of trust to the subscriber, bearing date
the 1st day of July, 1859. and recorded in Liber J.
A 8 ,No. 182. folios, 396,397, and 3SW. one of the
land records for the cquntv of Washington, in the
District of Columbia, the following named proper
ty. lying and being in the city of Washington, Dis
trict aforesaid. vii; . . ?
Lots numbered nineteen and twenty, in Square
numbered ten hundred and twenty-nine, contain
ing over nineteen thousand square feet of ground.
Tht- rropert*fronts one hundred and twenty-one
fe<=t six niches on north F. between Thirteenth
and Fourteenth streets east, near Maryland av.
Terms of hale : One fourth cash; the balance in 6,
12, and IS months, the purchaser t3 give notes for
the deferred payments, bearin* interest from the
day of sale. A deed given and a deed of trust
taken.
All conveyancing at the cost of the purchaser.
If the terms are not complied in five days the
Trustee reserve the right to re sell the property,
at thf> risk and est of the first purchaser, by ad
?erti'ing the same three times in the National In
telligencer. ROBERT RICKETTS. Trustee.
t-v.6 GREEN Sc. WILLIAMS. Aucts
CCTION SALE OF VALUABLE REAL ES
1'ATE ON THE POTOMAC RIVER,
Is Albxandrja Cookty, Va.
By virtue of a d of trust executed by Caspar
Tochman, and AppolloniaJ. Tochm&n, his wife,
dated Jc.ly 14,1?57. and recorded among the land
records of Alexandria County. Va.,?the said Gas
par Toot man fieirg engaged in the rebellion against
tae sovereign authority of the United States, and
tte interest on the debt secured by said deed of
trust being in arn'ar and unpaid from the SHh day
of October, 1K61,-1 shall pro-.eed, by order of the
marty f*ecur?d. and by virtue of tbe authority con
ferred by uaid deed, and the statute in such ease
made and provided, and on the 19th day of May,1864,
I shall sel) at aurtion to the highest bidder for cash,
in front of the Mayor's office in the City of Alexan
dria, Va., at 12 o'clock, ra., the property named on
Mud deed, that is to say the farm called * Summer
Hill" on the Potomac river in said County,?the
Mme c?mpri?ing about one-hundred and fifty acres,
ad being situated about midway between Waah
irton Gity and Alexandria, Va.
Further particulars of the .cale will be given at
tt??fc30htd J. M. STEWART. Trustee*
"NITED STATES MA K-UAL 3 SALE.
)
In yirtue of ? writ of Fieri Facias, issued from
the Ork's Office of the Supreme Court of the
United states, ft r the District cf Columbia, and to
?*e directed, 1 will expose to public sale, for cash,
,t the front of the Court Hous^door.of *aidCouc
A1
%
I
at the rroiii ? i ^rie u-.jun, nouh' uour.oi vyuu
ty on W EDNESDAY, the 2ith day of May next,
*?'4 at 12 o'clock m.. all defendant's right, title,
claim and interest in and to the north part of Lot
No 34. in Square No. S77, bounded as follows
Beginning for the same at the *>utheast corner of
Lot No . 33, on the line of Seventh street east, run
ning thence west 97 feet, thence north feet,
?*hen~e eaft 97 feet to the beginning, together with
ail lingular, the improvements thereon, seized and
>#ried upon as the property of Samuel and Joseph
Arnold, a.nd will be sold to satisfy Judicial No 216,
in favor of White, Middleton A Eeail. use of Elias
2 'J'WARD H. LAMON. U. 8. Maratal. P. C.
tVARM AT ALCTIO-N.^ALE P081TIVE.
I will sell, on th*1 premises, on WEDNESDAY,
l'-h dtv of May, the fine estate known as Mount
Zenhvr It contains 045 acres of prime upiand in a
bigh state of cultivation, fine dwelling, gooi fenc
ing. a variety of choice fruit, growing crops, stock
and household furnitTre. Ac. It is about 1; . miles
from Mi not Verr.on Wharf, 6 from Alexandria, 13
from 'Washington City.
Terms ? for personal property cash; for real es
?a'e ore third ca*h, one-third m three years,one
third in six years, with interest, s.'mianniialiy
For further particulars address Wm. Ward, Mt.
i'e^hyr, Alexandria, BROw;j) Auct;0neer.
my ,2.5.7,11,14,17.21.25,
^AiTe^?F CONDEMNED HORSES AND MULES.
(?iwf C/uarUTTTiast Qlfi <. D'pot cf Washington,I
Washtsotos, D. C., April 17, iat>4. f
Will be soid at public auction, at the Corral, near
tte Observatory, in ?>e City oi Washington. D. C ,
^ WEDNESDAY,May il, 194,and WEDNESDAY,
May ?. 1864, a^- ajjD Mxjlbs,
condemned as unfit for public tervice.
T*tw?- Cask in Government tunas.
Bale to' commence at 10 ?'c1<?VrUCKBB.
Brig Gen. Mid Chief Quartermaster,
ap 27 25t Depot of Washington, P. C.
TTcTIQN SALE OF CONDEMNED HORSES.
War Dfpartm-st. Cavalbt Bcrbad, )
Orrio* or Chikf QcAarsRHAsTsm, >
WafhtnKXr*. D. C.. April 25,1864.S
Will be sold at public auction, to the highest bid
der, at the times and places named below, vii:
Newport, Penna., Thursday, May 6th,
Gettysburg, Pens*.. Monday. May 9th,
Altoona. Penna.,TBunday,May 12th,
MlflRin. Penna., Thursday, May Igth,
Beading, Penna., Thursday, May 38th,
Lebanon. Penna^ Thursday, June 2d,
NorthnmbsrUnd, Psnn*., Thursday, June 9th.
Scrauton, Penna., Thursday, June isth
Wil Ham snort. Penna., Thursday, June ad
One Hundred < 100) Morses at Gettysburg. *nd Two
Bnndred and fifty (350) nt each of theother pUces.
These horses haye been condemned m unfit for
the cavalry service of the United States Army.
For road and farm purposes many good bargains
atay be had. .
4?.l,ontll
i? <.-???> 'AIM'l-SKiS?'
ap.JK-tie20 Lt. C .lmndC. Q M. Cavalry Bureau,
Navy department, ? ? inc.
w*8Hi?0T0?, May 2, lgbl.
COPPEK SCALE. .
There will be offered for sale at public auction on
THURSDAY, June 2, at 12 o'clock, m , at the
United States Navy Yard, Washington, about sev
enty-live thousand pounds of Copper Scale.
It can be examined at any time previous to the
day of sale upon application to the Commandant of
the Washington Kavy Yard. Samples of similar
scale have#hown 82 per cent, of metallic copper.
Tw?nty per cent or the purchase money must be
deported at the time of the snle, and twelve days
will be allowed to remove it fronn th? yard; and. if
B?t so removed, the depo?it will be forfeited to the
Government. . . , _ . ?
All payment, to be made in Government fundi,
? nd* b?forethe fecalo is remored from the Navy
Y*rd. my 4 eo2w
1,1.KN"S RURAL ARCHITECTURE 31.3.
Downing"* Country Houses; ?3.
VauxV Villas and Cottages; #2.
I.onaon's Eo'-yclOpedia of Architecture. London.
Hath?-ld"s Aireriran Hous?* Carpenter; S3.
BAly's Country S^ats: 9.1 >?.
V*age and Farm Cottages: $2.S\
A Utilise for the Suburbs; London.
Field's Rural Architecture:
Sloan's Constructive Architecture. Uo,*o.
Sloan's City and Suburban Archite^i^e. fo.'o
tl2 |*|W] FEANOK TAYLOR
? l ILL1A1J) TABLES FOR SALE.?The 8ab?eri
I) ber haa three Ar^-olase Billiard Tables, nearly
new which be wi'' dispose of very low. In?ulre
at the milliard room corner of 11th ?-reet^and
Fenasrivanla avenae. "?
/iiivu PHILADELPHIA
(jl ' rut! dkaught ale DBPOT,
57 Louisiana n 'nut. Utvtt-ai 6M au lltK ??;?
AUCTION SALES.
FUTURE DAYS.
B
Y J. C. McGUIRE & CO.,Auctioneers,
TRUSTEE'S SALE OF VALUABLE SLAUGH
TER HOUSE PROPERTY, with Brick Buildiug,
Br:ck and frame Dwelling houses, and VACANT
LOTS near the Nav? Yard, belonging ta the
ettate of th? late Churles Miller.
On WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, May Wth.at
4 o clock, on the premiies, commencing with the
first named and continuing in the oraer herein
Barred, by virtue of a derree of the Supreme Court
ot the District of Columbia, Hitting in chancery,
passed on the 9th day of April, 1364, in a certain
cause wherein Geo. W. Miller is complainant and
Ellen Miller et al. are defendants, (No. 146.) we
shall fell
Lots Nob. 1,2. 3, 4,8, 6. 7. 8,9, in, 24, 25. 26, 27, and
28. in Square No. 963. fronting respectively on 9th
and ]''th streets east and soam N street, improved
by a brick dwelling house, slaughter nouse.
stablee. pens, Ac., known as the slaughter yard of
the late CharleB Miller, to be sold entire or di
vided as may be deemed most desirable.
Immediately after, Lots l. 2,3. and 4, in Square
No. 964. fronting on south 0 street, between ?th
and 10th streets east.
Immediately after, part of lot No. 2,in8quare
No 976, fronting 50 feet 8 inches on south M street
and running back 94 feet 3>i inches on 10th street
east, and improved by a double two-story frame
dwelling bout*.
Immediately after, part of Lot No. 1, Square No.
352, beginning for the same at 83 fjet 6 inches from
the southeast corner of said lot and thence run
ning wegt and fronting on M street 1*? t'eet, thence
north 75 feet 6 inches, thence ea-t 17 {oat, thence
south 75 feet 6 inches to the beginning, together
with the improvements, consisting of a three story
brick dwelling house.
Immediately after, part of Lot 2, same 8quare.
beginning for the same at a point on M street
south. 1W feet from east loth street, thenee north
about 72 feet, thence west 28 feet 9 inches, thence
south about 72 feet, thence east p feet 9 inches to
the beginning, together with the improvements,
consisting of a two-story brick dwelling house.
Immediately after, part of Lot No. S, in Square
No. 999, being the south part thereof, fronting 2n
feet on 11th street east and running back that width
on M street south 8?? feet, together with the im
provements, consisting of a frame dwelling home.
Immediately after, Lot 13. in Square No. 1.033,
fronting 90 feet on 13th street east, at the corner
of south K street, and running back 93 feet, to
gether with the improvements, consisting of a
three story brick dwelling house, with three story
brick back building
Terms : One third in cash;the remainder in 6,12,
and IS months, with interest, for which the pur
chaser must give notes secured to the satisfaction
of the Trustees. The purchaserto have the option
of paying all in cash.
Conveyancing and stamps at the cost of the pur
chasers
If the terms of sale are not complied with in five
days thereafter, the Trustees reserve the right of
reselling, at the risk and expense of the defaulting
{urchaser, on one week's notice in the National
ntelligencer. GEO. A. BOHRER,
E. C. MORGAN,
A. TITOS. BRADLEY,
Trustees.
ap21 eoAdfl J. C. McGUIRE A CO , Auct*.
B
V J. C. McGUIRE A CO., Auctioneers.
NKW THREE STORY BRICK DWELLING
HOUSE. WITH 8TORE ATTACHKD ON K ST.,
NEAR CONNECTICUT AVENUE AT AUC
TION.
On THURSDAY AFTERNOON, May 12tn at 8
o'clock on the premises, we shall sell, a desirable
Lot on K street north, next to the corner of Con
necticut avenne, 28x100 feet, improved by a new
three story Krick Dwelling House, with Store
Room attached, well adopted tor a business place
as well as a residence, being in the vicinity of the
poblic Depar^it ents and Offices.
Immediate possession given.
Terms: One-half cash, the remainder in six,
and twelve months, with interest, secured by a deed
of trust on the premises.
Conveyances at the cost of the purchaser,
my.7 J. C. McGUIRE & CO., Aucts,
THE ABOVE SALE IS POSTPONED, IN OON
sequence of rain, until WEDNESDAY AFTER
NOON , May 18th, at the same honr and place,
my 13 d J. C. McGUIRE A CO.
B
Y WM. L. WALL A CO., Auctioneers,
GREAT SALE OF CARRIAGES AND HARNESS
AT AUCTION
On THURSDAY MORN ING, May 16, commencing
at 10 o'clock, we will sell, ai the Carriage Reposi
tory of Thomas Young. No. 400 Pennsylvania av.,
near 4}2 street, sonth side, his large and extensive
stock of first-class Carriages. Ac., embracing?
50 New and Second Hand family Carriages and
Coaches, lor one and twoilortes, part very fine,
20 Top and No Top Buggies and Trottinr Wagons,
Several tine Bretts, Phaetons, and Physician's
Phaetors,
1 Second Hard French Coupe,
1 English Dog Wagon,
Several Barouch and Buggy Poles,
40 Setts flrst class Donble and Single Harness, Sil
ver and Japan mounting, part of which is very
fine.
Tcgether with other Carriages not enumerated.
The above stork embraces the largest and finest
assortment of Carriages and Harness ever offered
at auction in this city, and is disposed of on account
of Mr. Young retiring from business, and we es
pecially call the attention of purchasers to this
sale as the stock will be peremptorily sold.
The Repository is for rent and it is one of the
best stands in the city for any kind of business.
Enquire on the premises.
Terms cash.
my.13 WM. L. WALL & CO., Aucts.
gY J. C. McGUIRE A CO., Auctioneers.
VALUABLE LOT ON NORTH K ST., BETWKKN
FIRST STREET EAST AND DELAWARE AVE
NUE.
On THURSDAY AFTERNOON.May 19, at 6 o'clk,
on the premises, we shall sell. Lot No 5, in Square
No. 715, fronting 60 feet on north K street, between
First street east and Delaware avenue, and running
back 100 feet.
Terms: One-third in cash,the remainder in three
and six months, with interest secured by a deed of
trust on the premises.
Conveyances at the cost of the purchaser.
ray.14 d [Rep.| J.C. McGUIREA CO.. Aucts.
i Y J. O. McGUIHE A CO.. Auctioneers.
B
MCE TWO STORY BRICK DWELLING HOUSE
WITH BACK BUILDING ON TEaTH STREET
BETWEEN O AND P STKETS.
On FRIDAY AFTERNOON. May 20,at6J2 o'clock,
on the premises, we shall sell, parts of Lot 24, in
Square No. 338, fronting on Tentn street west, be
tween O and P streets north, and running back 95
feet to a public alley, improved by a well built and
conveniently arranged two-story Brick Dwelling
House with Brics Back Building and containing
six rooms.
Terms : One-talf in cash, balance in six months,
with interest, secured by a deed of trust on the
premises.
?^"Early possession jiven.
my.14 d J.C MoGLIRE ACO.. Aucts.
? Y GREEN aTwiLLI A MS, Auctioneers?
B1
TRUSTEE'S SALE OF OVER THREE ACRrtCS
OF LAND IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD OF THE
NATIONAL RACE COURSE AT AUCTION.
On MONDAY, the 23d ffay of May, 1864. I shall
sell, by virtue of deed of trust to the subscriber,
and recorded in Liber N. C. T., No. 8, folios 471,
472, 473, 474 and 475, one of the land records for the
county of Washington, in the District of Colum
bia, at 4 o'clock p. m.. on the premises, the follow
ing described property, lying and being in the
county of Washington, District aforesaid, vis:
Part of Ridge Tract, beginning for the same at a
stone marked the northeast corner of Ridge Tract,
at its junction with St. Elizabeth tract, and theuee
rnning by a magnetic course north 83 degrees and
3 minutes west alont the west boundary of said
St. Elizabeth Tracts chains and 50links to a stake,
thence south 25 degrees and 30 minutes west 5
chains and 50 links to a stake, thence south 83 de
grees and 30 minutes east 5 chains and 50 links to a
stake set on the boundary line separating the said
r*rt of Ridge tract from the tract lying east there
of, thence north 25 degrees and 30 minutes east
along said boundary line 5 chains and 50 links to
the place of beginning, being parallel lines, con
taining three acres and four perches, be the same
more or less.
Terms cash. All conveyancing, including reve
nue stamps, at the cost of purchaser.
If the terms of sale aie not complied with in five
days after sale the trustee reserves the right to
resell the property at the risk and cost of the first
purchaser, by giving three days notice of such re
sale in the Evening Star.
WM. MORGAN, Trustee.
ap21-eoAds GREEN A WILLIAMS, Aucts.
NITED bTATESMARSHAL S SALE.
In virtue of two writ* of Fieri Facias issued from
the Olwrk's office of the Circuit Court of the
District of Columbia, and to me directed, I will
expose to public sale, for cash, at the front of the
Court House door, of said county, on MONDAY, the
fith day of Jun? next. lv>4, at 12 o'clock M., all de
fendant's right, title, claim, and interest in and to
Lots No. 1, 2. and 3, in Square No. 9\ being the
undivided third part of said Lots, seized and levied
upon as the property of William Douglass,and will
be sold to satisfy ludioial No. and J9~). to Octo
ber term 1869, in favor of Win. G. W. White and
Brother, use. of James R. Smith, use of Henri
D(.11f]rS1 ?Y^I. i? K I> D ,
my 13-dAds late U. S. Marshal. D. 0.
VLlTOF CONDEMNED CLOTHING. CAMP
AND OARRIbON EQUIPAGE, TENT CUT
TINGS. Ac. , __ _ .....
C\itf Quartrrmaxt*'* Office, Dtpct Wrtskin*io*,t
_ Wathtntton, D (', May 12, 1864. <
Will be sold at public auction. at Government
Warehouse, No b 17th street, between H and I
streets. W ash i n gton City, D. C.. at 12 o'clock M.,
THl FSDAY. May 26.1864, nnder the supervision
of C*pt. D. G. Thomas. M. S. K , U. S. A., a large
iot of stores condemned as unfit for public ser
vice, viz: ~ ?
In tan try and Cavalry Coats and Trowsers, Shirts,
Drawers, Stockings, Felt Hats. Caps. Trumpets,
Bugles. Flags, Drums, Tents. Tent Po!e?, Mess
Pans. Camp Kettles. Spades, Shovels, Knapsacks,
Haversacks. Bed Sachs. Ac., Ac.. Ac
AUo. about sixty ?6U) tons of Tent Cuttings.
Terms raah. in Government funds
Successful bidders will be required to remove
the stores within five !5) dsys from date of sale
? , D. H. RUCKER.
Brigadier General aid Chief Ouartermasfr.
tr.y iz-ui Etpotof Wvshington, D. C
AMUSEMENTS
CANTERBURY HALL.
MUBIC J CANTERBURY HALL,) AND
HAL LfCANTERBURY HALL,\ THEATER
Lodisiaha Atksob,
Ht*r Corner of Sixth Strut, Rear of National and
Metropolitan Houls.
Sign of the Big Calcium Light.
Gioioa Lba . Proprietor
W. E. Canavaugh? ~ Stage Manager.
GREAT EVENT OK TUB DAY,
Performed at four different Theaters in New York
on the same night to
ENTHUSIASTIC AUDIENCES !
JOHN F. FOOLES VERSION OP
CUDJO'S CAVE,
CUDJO'S CAVE,
CUDJO'S CAVK,
CUDJO'S CAVE,
CUDJO'8 CAVE,
CUDJO'S CAVE,
CUDJO'8 CAVR,
CUDJO'S CAVE,
CUDJO'S CAVE,
CUDJO'S CAVE,
CUDJO'8 CAVB,
CUDJO'S CAVE,
CUDJO'S CAVE,
CUDJO'S CAVE,
OR THE
BATTLE CRYUf FREEDOM.
BATTLE CRY OP FREEDOM.
BATTLE-CRY OK FREEDOM.
BATTLE CRY OK FREEDOM.
BATTLE-CKY of freedom.
BATTLE-CRY OF FREEDOM.
NEW SCENERY AND APPOINTMENTS.
NEW SCENERY AND APPOINTMENTS.
NEW SCENERY AND APPOINTMENTS.
NEW SCENERY AND APPOINTMENTS.
A Village in East Tennessee.
A Ravine in the Cumberland Mountains.
Barber Jim's Cellar.
The Burning Mountain*.
Water tails and Cliffs hi the Cumberland Moun
tains.
Machinery by H. Waller.
Appointment* by Mr. Sullivan.
Music arranged by Joe Braham. _
The Burning Mountains and Rescue of \ irginia
Villars is one of the most awfully grand illustra
tions ever presented to the public.
EVERY NIGHT THIS WEEK,
And on SATURDAY AFTERNOON. at 2 p. m., will
bp presented the New Drama, dramati/.ed express
ly for the Canterbury, by John F. Poole, Esq., en
titled
CUDJO S CAVE,
OR T HI
BATTLE CRY OF FREEDOM.
POMP, a self emancipated bond_ _
... ........J.DLFORREST
Cudjo. a deformed negro.and a fugi- _
tive. but sound in heart .....Billy West
PennHapgoodaQuaker schoolmas
ter . . J.J.Dougherty
Cart Minnevick. a German boy, full
of courage and of cuming W. B.Cavanagh
Rev. Mr Villars, an aged clergyman
and blind Mr.
Toby, an aid negro, and servant to
Mr. Villars. .John Mulligan
Stackbridge) ..Mr. Leffert
Withers....; Tennessee Unionists ...Mr. Harper
Grodd ...... \ ( . McPherson
Lysander Sprowl ) f
Silas Ropes I I
Aug. Blythewood... i Mr.Williams
Dan Pepperill. > Secessionists. ?! Mr. Sullivan
Gad I f Wilson
Derring?? I I ?.Howard
Davis?.? ) I.,.. Johnson
Virginia Villars, the clergyman's
daughter - Jennie Forrest
Mrs. Sprowl, a widow as has lost her
brother ?.? Lucy Ciil'ton
SYNOPSIS OF SCENERY AND INCIDENTS.
SCENE 1?The First Mutterings of the Storm in
Tennessee?The Vigilance Committee?Prepara
tions to Hang the Schoolmaster?What's the Use
of Eddication-'?The Hanging interrupted by
Pomp?The First Blow for Freedom?Tableau?The
Lone Widder and her Hopeful Son?A Bright Pros
pect in View?Niggers Cheap and M?nej Plenty?
The " Wanderers on the Face of theArth"?Vil
lars Houst?The Schoolmaster Hunted Down
Southern Hospitality Illustrated?Toby and " de
Debit'"?Silas Hopes in Pursuit of the Fugitive
Mysterious Disappearance of Penn Hapgoou?Rage
of the Man Hunters?Whipping a Free Nigger?
Carl Works a Miracle?Attack upon Villars?A
Daughter's Devotion?Struggle with Silas Ropes?
?? Pomp the Slave '" No. i'omp. the Freeman !"
?Tableau?Exterior of Cudjo's Cave?The Fugi
tive Finds a Friend?The Cave a Refuge?Is it
Gloomy ?The House of Bondage is Gloomy?Is it
Damp?It is not with the Cruel Sweat of the
Slave's Brow and Back?Is it Cold/?The Hearts
of our Tyrants are Colder?Mountain Pass?The
Committee Still in Pursuit?Capture of Penn?A
Momentof Peril?Sudden Appearanceof Pompand
Cudjo?One Wiped Out?Pomp's Swing for Life
Preservation ot Penn?Grand Tableau?The Bat
tle Cry of Freedom. . _
SCENE 2.?The Return into Danger?Penn Finds
a Substitute, a Volunteer for Lysander?Stack
ridge's Hat and Coat get arrested?The Guard
Home?The Dark Hour Before Dawn?Carl a Con
federate Soldier?The Drugged Liquor?Cudjo on
Hand?A Willing Prisoner?Pomp to the Kesctie?
The Triumph of the Bayonet?Escape of the Priso
ners?Tableau?Ou the Mountain?Carl in the
Hands of th>- Philistines?A Stroke for Liberty?A
Phrenological Development?The Trust at the
Round Rock?Virginia in the Wood?Hopes and
jVars_A Dark Night and a Sad Road?8ilas Ropes
Still in Pursuit?His Desperate Resolve?"Fire in
the Mountain: Burn 'em Out'?The Mountain For
rest on Fire?Perilous Position of V i rginia? Saved
by the Desperate Heroism of Pomp?Thrilling
Tableau. . ,
(This scene ftocnpvinsr the entire length ol the
stage, is one o! the most magnificent and effective
ever presented.)
Vir?inia? Attack Threatened ? Treachery ?Vir
ginia's Defense of the Cave?Death of Blythewood?
Tableau?The Lone Widder's Idea of Confiscation?
The Women Whippers?A Little Mistake?Cudjo
After " Provisions"?Comes Off Well Loaded?
Cudjo's Cave?Love Making in the Wilderness?
TheCouneil of War?The Cave Discovered by Silas
]t0p,.f;__|>reparation8 for Defense?The Attack?A
Warm Welcome to Cudjo's Cave?Grand Tableau?
The Runawa* and the Free Nigger? Is Carl a
Cowardr?Viliars a Prisoner?Virginia's Appeal to
Silas?Her Heroic Resolve?Capting Sprowl Makes
a Speech?The Mountain Torrent?Desperation of
Virginia ?Timely appearance of" Pomp?Cudjo's
Vengeance ? Startling Death of Cudjo and Silas
Hopes?The Last Attack?Defeat of the Secession
ists?The Old Flag Floats Again in Tennessee
Grand Tableau of Victory.
First appearance of the Great Contortionist,
DON SANTIAGO GIBBONNOISE.
DON SANTIAGO GIBBONNOIHE.
DON SANTIAGO GIBBONN0ISE.
DON SANTIAGO GIBBONNOI8E.
DON SANTIAGO GIBBONNOISE.
DON SANTIAGO G1BB0.NN0ISE.
Return of the favorite Ethiopian Comedian,
BILLY WEST,
BILLY WEST,
BILLY WEST,
BILLY WEST,
BILLY WEST,
BILLY WIST.
JOHN MULLIGAN,
JOHN MULLIGAN,
JOHN MULLIGAN,
JOHN MULLIGAN,
J. J. DOUGHERTY,
J.J. DOUGHERTY,
J. J. DOUGHERTY,
J. J. DOUGHERTY,
H. W. WILLIAM8,
H. W. WILLIAMS,
H. W. WILLIAMS,
IN THEIR ETHIOPIAN ECCENTRICITIES.
MISS JENNIE ENGEL,
M1S8 JENNIE ENGEL.
MISS JENNIE ENGEL.
JENNIE AND ESTELLE FORREST,
LUCY AND EMMA GARDNER,
KITTY LEI,
MISS NAOMI PORTER,
LUCY CLIFTON,
MISS EMMA SCHELL,
MAGGIE WILSON,
Ac. &e. &c.
In their Charming Ballets and Divertissements.
Change in the Olio Department Each Night,
Change in the Oli* Department Each Night,
Change in the Olio Department Each Night,
Change in the Olio Department Each Night,
Change in the Olio Department Each Night,
Change in the Olio Department Each Night.
Admls.'ion? ~ ,. fo 25
Orchestra,.. ? ?i? 6n
Private Boxes, holding six persons? 8 00
Doors open at 7 o'clock; Performance to com
mence at 8 o'clock.
FAMILY MATINEE SATURDAY AFTERNOON
FAMILY MAT>NEE SATURDAY AFTERNOON
FAMILY MATINEE SATURDAY AFTERNOON
AT TWO O'CLOCK.
Ladies 2ft cents; Children 10 cents.
M'LLX MARIETTA RAVEL,
M'LLE MARIETTA RAVEL,
The beautiful Spanish Dauseuse and Tight Rope
Performer, will make her first appearance in
Washington in three years. Also, the celebrated
Dancer,
MONS. BAPTISTIN.
MONS. BAPTISTIN,
Y\ itfc ac entire ne<v Ballet Troupe, in a few days.
AMUSEMENTS.
GROVER'8 THEATER.
PlBBSYLTAHIA AT., BBAB WlLLABD'S HOTBL.
Lkokabd G bo tbb_ - - ._ ~ Director
THE COOLEST THEATER IN AMERICA. VEN
TILATED BY OVER lOrt WINDOWS.
JCE WATER FOR THE A VD1ESCE >
THIS (Tuesday) K VENT NO. May 17,
Last night bnt five most positively of
MISS MARY PROVOST,
the most accomplished versatile actress of the age,
who will appear for the last time positively in her
eminently artistic impersonation of
ROBERT BRIERLY.
All grades of society should witness this great
m?ral trnth. Correct Scenerv. Music and Ap
pointments made expressly for the truthful picture
of London Life as it is.
The evening's performance will consist of the
beautiful drama written by Tom Taylor, entitled
THE TICKET-OF LEAVE MAN,
which has gained the warmest eulogy and strong
est proof of approbation from crowded and fash
ionable audiences, of any play written in modern
times, wherever it has been represented.
Robert ilrierly Miss Mary Provost
A Lancashire lad, beinir introduced into life oy
the Tiger,
Time?The present day. Place?Loncton.
FORD'S NEW THEATER,
Tbbth Street, abotb Pbhkstltasia Atbbob.
Second night of the engagement of
MISS MARY MITCHKLL.
the talented Comedienne and sister of the Wash
ington favorite,
MAGGIE MITCHELL.
who will appear
THIS (Tuesday} EV1NING, May 17,
in her celebrated character of
LADY GAY SPANKER,
in Bourcicault's popular comedy of
LONDON ASSURANCE,
which will be produced with elegant scenery, fur
niture, Ac.. and a oast of characters embracing
the names of the entire company.
TO MORROW-MISS MARY MITCHELL IN A
FAVORITE CHARACTER.
The grand spectacle of the NAIAD QI. EEN will
shortly be produced in a style of unequaled splen
dor
TERESA I'ARKEKO,
THE GIFTED AND TRULY FAMED
CHILD r I AX 1ST,
Has the honor to announce a
GRAND CONCERT
iT ODD FELLOWS' HALL,
On TUESDAY EVENING, May 17,
FOR TUB
BENEFIT OF THE SICK AND WOUNDED.
In Wellington from the recent battles, under the
immediate sanction and patronage of Acting Sur
geon General Barnes, on which occasion she will
he aided by the following distinguished artists :
Madame Annie Mixsill, Prima Donna Soprano,
Mr, John Farley. Tenor,
Mr. Henry Draper. Baritone,
Herr Brnndenhoff, Pianist Accompagnateur.
Teresa will perform selections from the greatest
works of Thai berg. Lisit, Chopin, Mendelssohn
and Gottschalk. The Vocsl Entertainment will
comprise selections fr?m "Don Pasqu&le. "I
Vefpri," "La Sonambula." "I Puritana," and
"L'Elirire d'Amore," with English Songs and
Scotch Ballads. .
Tickets *1, with reserved seats, furnished at
Ellis's musie store.
(,'oncertto commence at 8'.? o clock. my V> 2t
METROPOLITAN MUSIC HALL,
PBBBSTLTABIA AvlSDB ABD ELBTBSTH STBBBT.
R. GARDINER A H. ENO'JHS???-Woprietors.
PROF. HOLDEN . Musical Director
THE COOLEST PLACE OF AMUSEMENT IN
THE CITY!
THE LARGEST COMPANY OF ARTISTS!
BEAUTIFUL BALLETS!
COMIC PANTOMIMES !
NEGRO BURLESQUES!
COMIC AND SENTIMENTAL SINGING
BY THE
GREAT METROTOL1 TAN TROUPE.
Ado.ission ? 25 cents
Orchestra Chairs ? - ? ? ? ?? .50 cents
Private Boxes ?3 and f5.
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FOR
LADIES AND CHILDREN.
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IGH STREET MARKET,
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Georgetown, D. C.
We, the undersigned, beg leave to inform
the public that we have on hand a choice
assortment of Fresh Meats of all kinds, Poujtry,
Game, Ac. Eifgs wholesale and retail. Apples
and Potatoes by the barrel. Canned Fruits of all
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TOWN, D. C.?Persons who would wish to pur
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can obtain some on application to WILLIAM
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an 18-d3w
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We guarantee them all to be
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N All legalized lotteries. Information given.
Circula.s sent free, and all orders promptly at
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ap 281m* Post Office Box 4 ,'i(<4.
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pattern for Stamping? Who is the only prac
tical person that Stamps? Who has the largest
number of hands at Embroidery? Who has the
finest stock of Embroideiies, Braids, Ac., and who
is the only persen in the District that does Fluting
for ladies dresses?
*/-PRINCE, 381 F STREET,
where ladies can select from 25,i**> choice patterns
for any kind of work, and where they can get ANY
PATTERN stamped. Having stamped for 80,iK>0
ladies is proof thathe knows his business. Ladies
who do not want their goods spoiled, but stamt>ed
as they should be, go to the only person in the city
who does good worK.
FLUTING! FLUTING! FLUTING!
The only machint in town now in operation.
Fluting done as good as in new York or elsewhere.
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244 Pa. avenue, between 12th and 13th streets,
and
388 Pa. avenue, nnder the National Hotel,
offer to the officers of the army their well selected
stock of
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single or double, with the best achromatic lenses.
Opera G lasses and Compasses at the lowest prices.
Barometers, Thermometers. Mathematical In
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Photograph Albums, Cartes de ViBite, plain or
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Stereoscopes and Views in a great variety,
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RPHANS' COURT, March 29, 1864.-District
of Columbia, Washington County, To-wit:?In
the matter of the petition of James MeSherry,
guardian to Helen N.. Mary C., and James C.
McSherry,infant heirs of Mrs. Helen Mary McSher
ry, deceased, for sale of real estate. #
The guardian aforesaid having this dRy made a
report of the sale in pursuance of an order and
decree of this Court, which has been duly ratified
and confirmed by the Supremo Court of the Dis
trict of Columbia, sitting in equity, it u ordered
that the said sale be confirmed, unless cause be
shown to the contrary, on or before the first day
of June next, provided a copy of this order be pub
lished tn the National Intelligencer and Evening
Star once a week for three consecutive weeks prior
to that time WM. F. PURCELL,
Sole Judge of the Orphans' Court.
A true copy?Test: Z. C. BOBBINS.
ap25-w3w Register of Wills.
JARCHING OUT. A Manual of Military 8ur
?1 veyiug. London. _ ? ?
Paterson s Military Drawing and Surveying.
London. . _ .
Osanam ?Method* de lever les plans. Paris.
I.alobhe?Cours de Topographic elementaire.
Paris.
L-*rt J. Ie,er 1.. ,I.M. P&'<,CK TAY1.0R.
486 WINDOW SHADES.
Different colors and siies Window Shades in
More. Any required ntyle or *i?0 rnaile ma le to
order, at J. MARKRITER S, 48fi 7th street.
Eight doors ibOTO Fellowa Hall.
Terma cash, 29-lmif*
M
CORPORATION AKKAtRS.
Council Phock*disos, May 16.?Rnurd of
Aldermen?The Cbair (Mr. Semme-0 laid be
fore the Board a communication rom the
Mayor transmitting the monthly report, of the
Chef Engineer of the Fire Department. Re
ferred to committee on tire department.
Mr. Clephane presented a resolution relative
to the completion ol a well and erwotion of a
pnmp at the corner of Rhode Island avenne
and P street. Adopted.
Mr. Tjtermehle introduced a petition of citi
zens of the Fourth Ward tor building a biidge
in Jackson street, in said warn. Referred hi
committee of improvements, with instructions
to obtain the opinion of the Corporation At
torney.
Also, a petition of P. J. Mclntyre, asking
permission to erect a u?nt at the corner of 7th
street aDd Pennsylvania avenue for recruiting
purposes, accompanied by a resolution to carry
out the intention of the petition; which were
referred to the committee on polu-e.
Also, a petition and bill to set the curbstones
and pave ihe footway along the north front of
square No. 52^. Passed
Also, an act to cause the carriage way of 6th
street west, irom Pennsylvania avenue to L
street north, to be paved with cobble Btone-i.
Passed.
Reports from eommittees were made as fol
lows, viz: By Mr. Pepper, improvements, bill
to improve Oth street east, from Pennsvlvania
avenue to the river, ($<,000 appropriated;) bill
to grade and cravel 8 street south, from 1th to
6th streets east: bill to grade and gravel 5th
str<et east, from Pennsylvania avenue to G
street eoutb: bill to grade E street south, between
10th and 12th streets east: bill to repair an
alley in square No. 570; bill to make a travel
footwalkon south front of 6qnare No. all
of which passed. By Mr. Plant, improvements,
bill tD improve the reservation at Massachu
setts averue and L street north and tilth and
11th streets west; also, a bill to fill and repair
gutters and crossings at intersection of I street
north and 14th street west; passed. By Mr.
Lloyd, finance, bill to pay assessors for services
in April, 1?64; passed; bill providing compen
sation for vaccinating the poor of the city;
passed. By Mr. Turton, improvements, bill to
construct a s^wer in L street north, from 20th
to22d streets west, (appropriates #ti,OOo;) passed.
By Mr. Utermehle, police, bill granting c.ei tain
privileges to J. H. Harloston; passed. Also, a
joint resolution authorizing the Mayor to pub
lish part of act to prevent nuisance-?, approved
June 3, 1653; passed. Also, reported favorably
' upon the nomination of Leonard Simmacher
for scavenger of the Fourth Ward; and he was
confirmed. By Mr. Gulick, claims, reported
back petition ol John Clark for remission of a
j fine; and the committee was discharged from
1 its further consideration. Also, bill for relief
of J. Kim eear; passed. By Mr. Clephane,
market?, bill to increase the salaries of the
Clerks of the Eastern and Western Markets:
passed. By Mr. Lewis, wharves, bill to extend
the stone wall on the west side of Tiber Creek,
between Pennsylvania avenue and B street
north; passed.
Mr. Turton presented a petition and intro
duced a bill to place a sewer in L street north,
between 16th and 17th streets west. Passed.
Also, a petition to have the curbstones set and
iootway paved on square No. 21!). Referred.
The following, from the Board of Common
Council, were referred, viz: Bill making ap- j
propriation to remunerate Win. Thomas for
superintending the canal improvement; bill to
supply a deficiency in the appropriation for
the relief of Charles Stewart; bill to pay for two
tons of coal furnished the new school house in
the Sixth Ward; bill to take up and relay the
gutters on the west side of llth street west,
from E to H north; bill to supply a deficiency
in the appropriation for the Perseverance Fire
Co.;bill te repair 13^ street, from L> to Enorth;
bill to take up and extend the gewer on 10th
street west, from New York avenue to Mstr-et
north: bill to abate a nuisance in sqnare Nn.
126; joint resolution to purchase 3uo feet of hose
lor the Anacostia Fire Co.; bill to improve cer
tain gutters in the Third Ward; bill to refund
certain monies to Gonzaga College; and bill to
improve the harbor and pay for driving piles.
The following from the same Board were
passed: Bill to grade and pave the alley in
square No. 263: bill to take up the pavement
and gutter on M street north, between llth and
12th streets west; and bill to award the con
tracts for laying the water mains and furnish
ing water pipes the current year.
The Common Council bill, amendatory of
the act authorizing an increase of pay on cor
poration work was laid on the table, as the law
now required thatcorporation laborers should
be paid the current rate of wages.
Mr. Utermehle, from the special eoinmit'ee
on the codification of the corporation laws,
asked for further time. Granted.
Mr. Tnrton introduced a bill to pave K street
north, on the north side ol the Western Market
House, from li/th to 20th street west. Passed.
Adjourned.
Common Council.?A communication was re
ceived from the Mayor announcing his ap
proval of the following acts: To increase the
pay of the Corporation police: to relay and add
New York llagging in alley south part of
square 516: te open an alley and grade and
pave the alley in square 247; for the improve
ment of alley In square 293; to widen the gut
ter on the north side of Missouri avenne. be.
tweeu Jd and 1% streets; making an appropri
ation for grading and graveling 4th street eac,
from Pennsylvania avenue to E;tst Capitol
street, between G and H streets north; and
joint resolution of request to the Mayor.
Also, one asking an appropriation to remove
the manure on the Center Market grounds.
Referred.
The following were presented and referred:
B' Mr. Raub?Resolution requesting the
Mayor to annul the contract for digging welU
and erecting pumps in the Second Ward, and
give the same to the lowest responsible bidder;
referred to the ward delegation. Bill to place
a five-foot sewer on 14th street, from K street
to the canal. Petition for flag footway on the
north lront of square 294, (C street, between
12th and 13th streets west.)
Mr. Shepherd introduced a resolution tending
the thanks of the Board to Gen. M. C. Meigs
for his present of photographs of the Washing
ton Aqueduct, which was passed.
Mr. Stephens introduced a bill to refund to
Gonzaga College taxes erroneously paid,
which gave rise to considerable debate.
Mr. Shedd moved a proviso to the bill, that
the anthorities of the College repair the pave
ment in front ol that Institution, (F street, be
tween yth and loth.)
Mr. N. D. Lamer stated that the authorities
of the College and also of St. Patrick's Church,
on the same square, were ready to lay down a
Savement as soon as the street was graded,
ut it would be useless for them to do so unless
that was done. The committee of improve
ments bad several months ago introduced a
bill for the purpose, which was passed by the
Board, but it had hung in the Aldermen.
Mr. Shedd withdrew his amendment, and
the bill passed.
Mr. Shepherd introduced a resolution direct
ing the committee on improvements to con
sider and report a bill providing for paving
and sewering such streets between the Capitol
and President's House, and north* of the
Avenue, as they may think proper, the cost to
be assessed on the property on those streets, in
accordance with the l*w recently passed by
Congress.
Mr. N. D. Lamer said that notwithstanding
what the Chronicle said, he would vote for the
opening of every street to Boundary.
Mr. Kelly moved that the resolution extend
also to the First Ward, which was accepted;
and the resolution passed.
Mr. N. D. Lamer introduced a bill to im
prove the gntter on 9th street, between H and I
streets. Passed.
The following were reported:?From claims
committee?Adverse reports on petitions of A.
Richards and Nelson Wylie: committee dis
charged. From police committee?Bill to sus
pend so much of the rag law as prohibits the
storage of rags for sixty days, which is not to
apply to parties who have entered the busi
ness since the passage of the law. From the
joint committee (M- Lamer) on the bids for
fnrnishing water pipe and for laving the same
Bill authorizing the contract for laying water
main to be awarded to Thos. W. Miller, and
bill authorizing the contract for water pipe to
be made with S. Fulton & Co., of Philadelphia
By Mr. Shepherd, (market committee)?Bill
to improve Centre Market by removing the
manure. By Mr. C. Wilson, (select commit
tee)?To place piles on the we3t side of the
channel of the Potomac river.
The bill laid over at the last meeting granting
permission to O. W. Palmer to build a sea
wall, was taken from the table and after some
debate it was referred to the surveyor.
The following were received from tbe Al
dermen-.?Bill for the improvement of Con
necticut avenue; referred. Counc il resolution
in relation to Pennsylvania avenne with
amendment to water the avenue; referred.
Council bill to extend the stone wall on the
west side of Tiber Creek between Pa. avenue
and B streets, with amendment*; which were
concurred in. Council bill to construct sewer
on L street between 2Iet and 2-2d, with amend
ments; which were concurred in. Bill to set
curb and cause foot way to be on I afreet,
h,'iwfu Od and 4th streets; passed To pave
tbf carriage way ofo'th street from P*. ivenun
'o;L street; referred. For the relief of T. R*ed;?r;
re *? rred.
Mr MeCathran introduced bill to grade and
gr.wel 9th street east from C street to Per.n a
avenue, referred. Adjourned.
COKOBKHHIONAIj.
K the SENATE yesterday?
Air. Karusry called up tb? bill to amend tt>?
act of 2l?t December., I%1, to further promote
the efficiency of the Navy, which it declare*
shall not be so construed as to retire any officer
under the age of sixty.two years, and who*e
tame shail not h:?ve been borne upon the regit>
l*r Ior forty? five yearn after he had arrived at
LKK,< ot SlXteen years. The bill was pa???t'<*.
Mr Wilsou cfilled up the House bill toequal
lze the pay of soldiers in the UnKed States
army, with the report of the Miliiary Commit
tee on the House amendments thereto.
1 he Senate Cou.mittee report an enure sub
stitute, with the exception of the second sec
tion: and the following were adopted :
Section 1. That on and after the first day of
May, eighteen hundied and sixty-four. and
during the continuance of the pre?eut re*w>i_
lion, the pay per month ot non-commissioned
officers and privates in the regular army and
volunteer ai d dratted forces in the service o
the I'mted States shall be as follows, viz. ser
gesnt majors, twenty-si* dollars: quarferma*
trr sfrge.-.nfe, or cavalry and artillery, twenty
thne dollars; of inftntry. twenty dollars; firn
s?-r?eai:tft of cavalry, artillery and infantry,
twenty-four dollars; sergeants of cavalry, ar
tillery and inrantry, twenty dollars; sergeant t
of ordnance, sappers and miners, and ponto
nieis, twenty dollars, private*, first class oC
the same corps, eighteen dollars; privates, sec
ond class, of the same corps, sixteen dollars;
corporals of cavalry, artillery and infantry
eighteen dollars; chief buglers of cavalry,
twenty-throe dollars: buglers, sixteen dollar*;
farriers and blacksmiths of cavalry and artifi
cers of artillery, eighteen dollars; privates oi
cavalry, artillery and Infantry, sixteen dol
lars; principal musicians of artillery and in
fantry, twenty-two dollars; musicians of ar
tillery and infantry, and musicians of sappers
and miners and pontoniers, sixteen dollars
hospital stewards, of the flrstclass, thirty-three'
dollars; hospital stewards, of the second cla?s,
twenty-live dollars; hospital stewards, of the
third class, twenty-three dellars.
After the second section of the amendment
of the House, insert the following :
Section 2. Thht hereafter rations shall not
be issued to soldiers sick in hospital, but com
mutation of rations shall be allowed and pa.d
into the hospital fund, at the rate now estab
lished by law, for each soldier reported by the
surgeon in charge as sick in hospital: and the
receipt of the surgeon in charge shall be a suf
ficient voucher tor the paymaster, or other dis
bursing officer, who may be charged with the
payment of such commutation : Provided, That
the hospital fund shull be devoted solely to the
diet and maintenance of the sick and wounaed
soldiers in such hospital; And provided further*
That the Surgeon Oeneral -hall, with the ap
proval ot the Secretary of War, establish re
gulations for the accountability of medical of
ficers Raving charge of he hospital fund. And
any officer who shall appropriate to h.e own
uce, or shall misapply any portion of a hospi
tal fund, or who shall mate any false report
of the number of soldiers sick in hospital,
rball, on conviction, be punished as a court
martial or a military commission may direct.
Other sections allow all regulars enlisted
prior to July 22, 1661, to re-enlist for thre*
years up to August next, and receive
bounties of January 13, lStfl, and exempts en
listed men employed as clerks and messengers
in military offices in Washington from the A'tli
section ot the Enroling act, and were adopted.
Other sections also compose the provisions
of a Bureau of Military Justice, giving the
Judge Advocate General the rank, pay and
emoluments of a brigadier ereneral and one
Adjutant Judge Advocate General, with the
rank, pay and emoluments of a major of cav
alry. the Secretary of War to appoint for s&.d
Bureau one fourth-class, one third-class, cue
second-class and two first-class clerks.
Tins was adopted?yeas 22, nays 11?bet on &
mo'lon subsequently to rai3e the grade of the
Assistant Judge Advocate General to that of
coionel of cavalry, debate arose involving th??
propriety of giving military titles and pity ta
what was held to be only civil and judicial
officers.
In the Hottae?
The vote was taken on the b.ll granting ian..*
to the People's Pacific Railroad Company, and
it was lost by a vote ot55 yeas to tf6navs
The bill in regard to the printing of the de
bates of Congress, appropriating money for the
purchase of back copies of the Congressional
Globe and appendix, and for a continuan -e
the publication of such reports, was taken ui?
and passed.
SIEGE OF FORT DARLING !
Outer Works Taken by Assault?The Rebel
? iuns Silenced ? 4a Iron-clad Fight?The
Kebel Kam Kirhmciid KepulsM ? Our
Monitors Victorions?>Ia.t. Gen. J. K. B.
Stuart's Orath C oniirmed?His Funeral
in H tchiiioud.
[Associated Press War Correspondence.J
1* ort Mokrok, May 16?The following des
paunes have been received here this evei..;^
from the Correspondent of the Associated
Press, near Fort Darling
Headquarters Army Va. and X. C, Proctor's
Creek, Hay 16?At daylight this morning Gtn.
Puriiham's brigade charged upon the outer
works ot the enemy at Proctor s Creek ujid
csrried the entire line, section by section.
At 10 a. m. our batteries opened upon th?
eBemy, who had lailen back to their line ot
heavy earth worths next to Fort Darling. Tt.e
enemy replied briefly until 2 o'clock p. m.,
when our batteries and sharpshooters siien.-ed
the enemy's guns.
Nothing more was heard from the Rebels
during the day. Our batteries continued to
pound away until evening.
Our loss so far has been 150 killed a/id
wounded, including among the wounded
Major Ainsworth, of the 10th New Rampsh:?e
regiment.
At 4 p m., a shell exploded a magazine :?
Fort Darling.
Later.
May 15?A small Rebel gunboat ame down
opposite Fort Darlirgthis morning and thret*
several shells infoour cavalry and then retired.
Lieut. Colonel Pond of the first United Star*?s
Cavalry discovered three torpedoes icSJames
River this morning.
At twelve o'clock noon the enemy came out
of their fortification and attacked Gen. Hick
man's Brigade. The light lasted until four
o'clock P. M., chiefly with musketry, whea
the enemy were driven back to their works.
Our sharpsbcovrs along the lines kept the
Rebel artillery silcat.
At 9 P. M. last even'.ng the enemy advanced
upon our lines near the Petersburgsturnpike,
but after a short and sharp engtge?jeni w:*tt
musketry we drove them back to their breast
works.
Bermuda Hundred, 9 a. May 16, (v.*
Fortress Monroe, May 16, 5 p. m.)?The rebel
iron-clad Richmond came down last evening;
and opened fire on our fleet. The Monitors
drove her back. The fleet followed. Heavy
firing has been heard since daylight thismora
ing.
T he Richmond Dispatch of the 14th says Gen
eral J. E. B. Stuart's funeral took place oi
the 13th in Richmond.
The enemy took possession of the road lead
ing to Louisa Court House.
The telegraph lines are all down to Lee's ar
my. The intelligence is by a very circuitous
route.
Latest?10 a. m.?from the F jih.
The enemy came out at daylight from their
earthworks and attack our right win*. We
had an engagement. Our artillery opened or*
the enemy, driving them back to his fortifica
tion with heavy loss. Our loss is light, bem<?
under cover. No officers killed in the last en
gagement. The rebel prisoners say the enemy
lost more killed than wounded in the laat '-tree,
days. One hundred and forty of our wounded
were taken to the 8th army corra ho^pirai,
ninety to Hampton; three-fourths of the
wounds are severe. Everything Is fayorac??e.
General Butler commands in person.
9 r. m.?Steamer Thomas Collier has arrived
from Newbern with Chief Quartermaster Web
ster on board. He reports all quiei.
The Richmond Examiner of the 12th says :
Mekiden, May 9.?Steele's army, 9,090 thou
sand strong, surrendered toOen. Dick Taylor,
at Camden, on the2Sth ultimo. Gen. Price h&?
demanded the surrender of Alexandria.
Goldroro, May 9.?The expedition of New
born returned on Sunday* having captured
sixty-three men. Twenty-nine Yankee pris
oners were placed in Llbby on the lith instant.
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