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TH E EVENING STAR
The "Hound Tabb*" t!'l? week, has an ad
mirable amd* on if** subject of mourciug
babtlitnen?s, especially tfiosi* bv whi.-h lady
mourners express the different decrees of their
sorrow,?and of which means of proclaizniug
oors onr sex are deprived. The writer says,
Ln a fine vein of bitter irony:?
?? We men have no such opportunity to ex
press sense ofonr bereavement in .'inelaborate
way. Our tailors uniform us ln funereal black,
onr ckepeliers encircle our nata with crape, and
Itsere a>. eud. A widower cannot advertise the
freshnt* s or staleuess of his sad condition by
his clothes. It is impossible to jud^ of the
state of his feelings from his hue. In Jact the
las'*- ui mankind iu this country runs so gener
ally to black that it is only now and then that
affliction finds one of us in motley. In nine
<a*es out of tea, all we require to put us in
fnli mourning Is a weed round the beaver.
0.nDot this be remedied! Why should there
not b" sorrow stores for the stupider sex ! Is
there any just reason why lonely rren should
not be put through a course of French grays
and puces and lavenders as well as women T
Ilo not onr griefs become flue by degrees and
beautifully less In the earn - way as those of the
queers of creation ? Certainly they do. Then
?-t the progress of the sequence be made mani
fest in our coats and vests and pantaloons.
I^et us htive the gradations of fading melan
choly denoted by our hat cinctur?s, so that
the public, and more particular the angelic
portion of it, may understand how we are
gKttiug alone with our tribulations. How can
the fair creatures know, under present cir
cumstances, whether an unfortunate widower
bus just been plunged into inconsolability, or
1.v emerging from it. in a lively and approach
able frame of mind * Who can ?av how many,
many male mourners of nearly ayear's stand
ex mny have missed eligible ofTers this blessed
leap ye^r, on account of the forbidding char
acter of their sable snits and love-repulsing
bat bHida? We submit to society the propriety
of a sliding-scale of funereal habiliments for
meu. Nothing can succeed in this world with
out advertising, net even grief. Who will
take a store on Broadway and open a dry
goo^s tribulation shop for "bereaved masculini
An * ttnnpt Agninst Atlanta.
[From the Kaleixh Progress.j
The Iialton correspondent ol the Atlanta
Register avers that the programme of the Abo
lition Government of the pending spring cam
paign has been fixed beyond doubt, and, ac
cording to all indications, will oj-en with a
grand demonstration in an attempt against
Atlanta. The movement of troons on the part
of ihe enemy, and all his preparations, point
plainly in that direction. It is known that
the concentration of the enemy's forces in the
direction of Chattanooga it greater than on the
Potomac, and there is more activity there than
at the latter point.
The foregoing is exactly in accordance with
onr vte-we, expreFsed in this paper a few days
apo. Whatever appearance of attack upon
Lee, or on North Carolina, the enemy may keep
up. we canno' rid of the impression or pre
sentiment that "On to Atlanta" is now his
watchword. We know our opinion in such
matter is worth but little, nor won'.d weobtrude
it en any one presumptuously, but still eur
cpinion if. tbat while the "On to Richmond" is
but a feint, the "On to Atlanta" is a reality.
TIm' Niitiouiil Hoolfstoro
The snt s<-riVier having lately returned from the
Boston, Philadelphia, and N? w York Sprius Trsde
Sales, invite tin- attention of Sutlers. Peddlers,
snd the public generally, to his l.irgo
and splendid st?.""lt of
consisting in part of
BOOKS, ol" all si/.e<, kinds nnd styI?*-j.
BIBLES. PRAYER BOOKS. PRESENT \TION
BOOKS. SCRAP BOOKS. BLANK BOOKS,
PHOTOGRAPHIC AI.BUMS in endles* variety,
all styles and pru'in.
PI A H I FS. MEMOR AN HUM BOOKS.
CAP. NOTE and LETTER PAPERS, of all style*
and qualities, to suit the tiiue-i.
ENVELOPES, Plain, Fancy and Wedding, all
PA P EH NOV Elg* by the thousand or sins'0 one.
PENKNIVES. RAZORS. SCISSORS. BRl'SHES,
COMBS, SOAPS, COLOGNES, PER?I M?RY.
CHESS, CHECKER, BACKGAMMON andCRIB
WRITING RESKS, PORTFOLIOS, ant WORK !
PLAYING CARDS, GAMES, GOLD PENS, PEN- j
I I LS, etc., etc.
Ot CARD PHOTOGRAPHS we offer the largest i
ar.d prettiest assortment ever before ofT?' r*'d in !
this market?over 5.<ri0 varieties, plain and beau- '
A !a:#e assortment of the 7 by 9 PHOTO- '
GRAPHS, for framing.
Also ."-'i.rr.i ihi ng Entire]y N< '.v? The L:irg ? C A RI
NET clZEl'OTOGRAPHS,: r lru:;iiaS; beautiful
Ajjint 'or T- r A; ?" > '* Celebrated \MRRO
At! of wh?- h we off. r (it creat indnceni^n'-to the
trade, Sutle:?, P. d Her* >Vc.,Ac. (jive us aCu.Il, at
W I LI.l All P. Rll HSTEIVS
'.*?*? PeNNSVI.V AM! ? AVVNltB,
between Eleventh and Twe!t:h ?'nvts,
Washington. D. O.
N B ?Anothe- ?ip|.|v of Ri,h--tein"-' N"w Guide
Book to Washington. nt ?liolesule and retail,
STAGE LINE - From and aft?r Wednesday, May
11.* DAIL V LINE of Stasis wiil
run fr> m the Pennsylvania House
on C street. Washington . ty, a -J t-7 V
follow.-: ToSunattsville, T.B ,Beentwwn,Urna
town, Htijjhsville, O. Hall, Chnptuo, ft. C. Bay,
and le< u?r<.P?wn. and return datlv. Th" line to
Pi?cat??ay. Duflield and Port Tobacco will run as
heretofore, every Tuesday, Thursday and Satur
A. F. KIMVELL. Agent.
Washington city. May 9, lSfil. my J iiu*
^ARRIAUES AND HARNESS FOHTsALET
Just received and for sale, of the very^ate?t
styles, six Sbijslng Top. six Plain Top.
and five No-Top BUGGIES ; twelves
Light One U. r<e CARRIAGES and two
Thirty set" Single and twenty sets Double HAR
NESS, some extra sine.
A'?o on hand, a number cf ?"corjd bi"d CAR
RIA'IE^ THOMAS YOUNG,
ap23-'m No. 409 Pennsylvania aven-ie.
YY' O 0 D FOR S A L E~
The sohscriber has a quantity os superior sea
soned OAK WOOD being delivered from the coun
try daily in lots ot haltcordi and upwards at $9
rr card. All orders left at the Post Office or 4""t>
<treit addressed to the subscriber w;ll meet
with prompt attention. .
my 1J t* W H. FREAR. Asent.
HI Tr red having bought the premises
known as toe Oyster Bay Rouse at Georgetown.
Corner Bridge and Montgomery streets,now called
the "'New Jiir>a," respectfully announce to their
frienda that they will always have on hand a Sne
assortment of Wints, Liquors, Cigars, Jtc,, A a.,
and have ah>o Vuruished Rooms to rent.
ap 58-Iw* Proprietors.
IB A B E V BRIDGE.
CHARLESS. FOWLER tc. CO.
WHOLSSALB AID 1STAIL DBALISS I*
CHINA.GLASS AND EARTHEN WARE.
floa Cutlary, Plated Ware. Roll Metal Gcods. Ice
Pitchers. Block TinOooos, Tin Chamber Seta.
Javacncd Waiters, Water Coolers, Etbsrial
and Solar Lamps Goal Oil Lamps, Lan
tern*, Stone Vara, Ac., Ac., Ac.
Goods Packed aed Delivered In this City aad
Georgetown free of chars*.
?<>4 (Odd Fellows' Hall) Ssvsnth ?t .
olab:fied cider :i
I har? Just raeeiv?d per achoiaere ' Goorge 3.
Adarcs^and "J W./'froia B->tnn a iarge snprly
of Pure Maacachasetts 0LAR1FI K!) CIDER,which
I otter for sale at the lowest market price, in quan
tities to suit purchasers
Hotel krepers, uttlare and all others in want of a
pwue aitieia ot Clier are invitai to Ok-1 and ex
ai.ue U.is before purchaJ'uf eueeLeiS.
BI*KY A. SHINM,
Caioo BottUnx D?vot, ft? Grt en at.,
Georgetown. D. P.
5 IV! B.
Attention, company;-clarks on
Gl'ENT?A Pr'r-vful Ea*b packet
warranted to p-<->dnce a full set of Whiskers or
Moustaches in six upon the ?mi>?taest face
without stain or injury to the skin. Any person
aairg this OrguenT and finding it not as repre
sented ( by inform" g me of the fa;t,/ can have their
money re'urned 'v them at auy time withia three
taonths from day of purchase. Price 51. Sont
seskied and postpaid to any addre's on receipt of the
money. Address A. C. CLARK, P. 0. Drawer 11^,
Albany. N. Y. apJ7-lm
tIN 1TE D STATES SERVICE M AG A/1N EM AY
J !Ni4. 30 cents.
Cv stists : On Saltpetre; Three Months Aronnd
Charleston Bar; Practical Campaigning. Military
Ri?ht-> ard Duties of Medieal ufficers in Ttie l.and
Furcee, llcmes for B;s.-harsed iLvaliU Soldiers;
Organization of the O. S. Artillery: <?en. M'Clel
lao'i Campaisns; The S??U*m of Commutation in
the Army; Notes on N?w Book*; EiiU-r's Spe.-ial
Department, Official Intelli gen ce.
iny 5 ' FRANCK TAITOK
LIME1 LIME' LIME!?I am now prepared to
deliver freah burnetl POTOMAC LIME. pr(?.
aared from my new Flame Kiln, without conung
in contact with the fuel.
8. D. CASTLEMAN. E'fa Line Kiln.
?.? 27 4m Pa av and RocX Creek Bridge.
8AAA BC^HELS ST. UBES SALT
tUUlF i,(M> bushels Turks Island Salt
4,?w> sacks Liverpool G. A. Salt
1 .W do do fine Salt
Afloat and in store. For sale in lots to suit pur
chasers. i. TI10E. DAVIS. 83 Water street,
ap 15-lm* Georgetown. D. O.
PIE SAl l-Aj jajr of yoang handsome bsy car
riage HORSES, well broke and flne travelers
fcr no fault. For particulars apply at this
?Cce o *3t'
War Department, Adjutant 9eneraTt OJIce,)
Washington, March 17,1964. J
Afl applications for leaves of abeenoe or per
mission x> visit Washington mnst be addressed
to Hajor General Halleck, Chief of Staff, and
must specif^ the business for which the offlcer
desires the permission. Telegrams addressed
direct to the Secretary of War on this subject
will receive no attention.
By order of the Secretary of War:
E. D Towwswn*,
Assistant Adjutant General
Headquarters Military District of WaikingUm, )
Washington, D. O., February IS, 18?. I
General Orders No. 3.?Col. T. faigraham, 38th
Massachusetts volunteers, is hereby detailed
as Provost Marshal of the Military District of
Washington. He will be respected and obeyed
By command of Brig. Gen. Martin dale.
John P. Shbbbc&ws,
fe Ift.tf Assistant Adjutant General.
M FEMALE SCHOOL.
RS. MARIA. 0. McCORMICK, lste of Alexan
dria, Va.. having removed her school to Gam
bridge. Md., is prepared to receive four or five
pirls, as boarding pupils, in her family. Their
intellectual, domestic and moral training will re
ceive her most assiduous care. Her success, while
for years engaged, in Alexandria, in educating
girls, is well known to all old residents of that
Parents in this vicinity who desire further In
the Washington Star. Her terms for board, tu
ition, Ac., are moderate.
Cambridge, Md., where she has recently located
her school, is one of the healthiest and most de
lighttul villages in the Union, and has about it no
attribute whatever except such aR a prudent and
solicitons parent will approve in selecting a local
ity in which to havaadaughter thoroughly edu
cated and trained for future usefulness,
BROOKYILLE ACADEMY ?Students received
at any time and charged from date of entrance.
Address R. K. BURNS,
sp 26-eolm* Brookville, Montgomery co., Md.
^RJKAL DISCOVERY IN DKNTISTBY.
Teeth Ertracud without Pain with tht Muhrits oj
_ . Orygtn.
I would advise all persons having teeth to ex
tract to call at Dr. LEWIE'S office,
and have them taken out by this new^
and harmless process. Also call andC
examine the Doctor's new and im
proved method of Inserting Artificial Teeth. If
you once see the great improvement in his teeth
you will have them in no other style than this new
fii? Taluable one. No. 242, Pa. avenue, between
12th and 13th streets.
novia 8. R. LEWIE, M. P., Dentist.
M. __ TEETH.
? L00MI8, M. D .the Inventor and Patentee
of the MINERAL PLA'rE TEETH, at- ,
tends personally at his officu in this/
city Many persons can wear thesev
teeth wko cannot wear others, and no
person can wear others who cannot wear these.
Persons calling at my office can be accommodated
with any style and price of Teeth they may desire,
bnt to those who are particular and wish the purest,
cleanest, strongest, and most perfect denture that
art can nroduce, the MINERAL PLATE will be
more fully warranted.
Booms in this city?No 338 Pennsylvania avenue
between 9th and loth streets. Also, 907 Arch st?
MR*. I?. SMITH, an excellent Clairvoyant and
Test Medium, 232 Fourth street, five doors
above I street, examines diseases, heals by mag
netism, sees your dead and living friends, tells
character, gets names, reads the future, has great
sympathy for the aflticted. Hours from 10 a. ni. to
?s P m- my IH
jVIEDICAL.?Magnetism and Electricity is cnr
l'l ing chronic and acute diseases when all other
treatments fail. MRS. WREN.449 K st?
_ ? between 6th and 7th, Washington.
P. !?. Ladies attended and boarded during con
finement. ap 13 lm*
^ RAY'S PATENT
Have now been before the public for nearly a year
They are universally pronounced the neatest an
best fitting collars extant.
The upper edge presents a perfect curve, free
from the angles noticed in sll other collars.
The cravat causes no puckers on theinsideof the
tarn down collar; they are as 8M00TH INSIDE
AS OUTSIDE, and therefore perfectly free and
ea?y to the neck.
The Garotte Collar has a smooth and evenly fin
ished edge on both sides.
These Collars are not simply fiat pieces of paper
cut in the form of a collar, but are MOLDED
ANDSIIAPED TO FIT THE NBCK.
They are made in "Novelty," (or turn-down
style;) in every half size from 12 to 17 inches, and
in " Eureka," (or Garotte.) from 13 to J7 inches;
and packed in " solid sizes" in neat blue cartone,
con.aining 100 each; also in smaller ones of ten
each?the latter a very handy package for travelers
army rnd navy officers.
KjTEYERY COLLAR is stamped
" GRAY'S PATENT MOLDED COLLAR."
Sold by all dealers in men's furnishing goods.
The trade supplied by
WALL, STEPHENS 8c CO.,
apU 322 Pa. avenue, Washington,
P A P E RHAN G 1 X G S .
A great variety of
ENTIRELY NEW STYLES
5.000 YARDS CANTON MATTINGS,
1,000 YARDS FLOOR OIL CLOTHS,
Our Mattings are unrivalled in this city, compris
ing in part the famous Oowqua brand for parlors
Oil Cloths from 3 to 12 feet wide, adapted to dinia
rooms, ha'ils. Ac. A!_,o?
PARLOR MATS. Ac
Pap^r hung by skillful workmen, and all order
promptly attended to. Give us a call and t-a
from 10 to a? per cent.
RIFFLE A FALCONER'S
No. 34!* 7th street, between I street and
ap 23-eo Mass. avenue.
JMPORTANT TO SUTLERS
SUTLERS WILL FIND
11. A. DOWNING & CO.'S
TO BE A MOST VALUABLE ARTICLE TO
It sells very rapidly, and is the most economical
article of diet for the officer's mess. It is prepared
in one minute, and makes a most delicious Soup or
Chowder. It is highly recommended by Arm
Surgeons, The profits are large,
11. A. DOWNING A CO.,
Manufacturers of Concentrated Food
No. 111 East ISth st., New York.
For sale by BAKLOUR A SEMMES. Sole Agents,
65 Louisiana Avenue,
*e My Washington. D. C.
0. W. BOTBl.BR. JSO. W. BOTBLII,
C. W. HOTELER * SO*,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS
CHINA, QI ASS. AND CROCKERY WARE,
TABLE CUTLERY. SILVER PLATES WARI,
BK1TTANIA WARE. BLOCK TIN GOODS,
TIN CHAMBER BITS, GOAL OIL LAMPS,
JAPANNED WAITERS, DOOR MATT8.
FEATHER DU8TEBB, BRUSHES,
WOOD WARE, AND
HOUSEKEEPING ARTICLES GENERALLY.
*/" HOUSES, HOTELS, AND STEAMBOATS
FURNISHED AT SHORT NOTICE.
319, IRON HALL.
PENNSYLVANIA AN EN US,
fe 17-eofai between 9th and lotk sis.
A Vlrtt-tlaii Itirt In 7th Strc?t.
I HAVE OPENED THE
LARGEST, FINEST. AND CHEAPEST
BOOT AND SHOE STORE '
US?**7 ot Washington, with a very sztentlTS
LADIES' MISSES'. CHILDREN'8
GENTS, AN* BOYS BOOTS AND SHOES
Of sjsry Style and Qnality, at i?. to .aitTVirr.
Iwdf I fosENTH ?r TWy
Mo. *17 m' rtr^^ntriSSiSJA^
Sd door above D street wMttrtfa
SliC* tt of milit**y boots
PI ANOS.?Great bargains in necond- hand Pi* ?u<
Five second-hand Pianos, all in best__j^M^
order, will be sold very cheap upon easyEal^l
monthly payments, to make room, at ;te"? (n
jarereoms of W. d, .METZEROTT, sale agent of
Sons'Pianos nod Maec? * iatnlin s
CAouit OriMij syi
LOl'DON A CO.,
CITI7FyS' AM MILITARY
Metropolitan Hotel, < late Brotcn's,)
\J War Dbpart*k?t,
WxsnmoTON, May 4,18--4.
Sealed Proposals will be received *t this Office
nntil TUESDAY, the 24th day of May. 18<^, for
8 inch Columbiad Shell, to be delivered in the fol
lowing quantities at the undernamed Arsenals,
At the Watertown Arsenal, Massachusetts, 10,000
5 inch thell. __
At the Watervliet Arsenal, New Yfcrk.lO.OOD 8
At the New York Arsenal, Governor's Island,
New York, lS.WO 8-inch shell.
At the Alleghany Arsenal. Pittsburgh, 10,000 8
ineh shell. , '
At the St. Louis Arsenal, Missonr., 5,000 8-incn
shell. . \
These projectiles are to be made of the kind or
metal, and inspected after the rules laid down in
the Ordnance Manual, the tensile strength of the
iron t? be not less than 14/XK) lbs per square inch.
Drawings can be seen at any of the United States
Arsenals. The projectiles are to be inspected at
the foundry where cast, and are to be delivered at
the Arsenals free of charge for handling and trans
portation. Deliveries must be made at the rate of
net less than one-tenth (1-inth) of the whole
amonnt contracted for per week. The first deliv
ery to be made on the 15th day of Jime, 1864.
failure to make deliveries at a specified time
will subject the contractor to a forfeiture of the
number he may fail to deliver at the time.
Bidders will state explicitly the Arsenal or Ar
senals where they propose to deliver, and the
number of projectiles tney propose to deliver at
each place, if for more than one.
No bids will be considered from parties other
than regular founders, or proprietors of works,
who are known to this Department to be capable
of executing the work proposed for. Should any
party obtaining a contract offer shells other than
those cast in his own foundry, they will be reject
eel, and the contract rendered null and void.
Bidders will enclose with their bids the written
acknowledgments of their sureties over their own
Each party obtaining a contract will be obliged
to enter into bond with approved securities for its
Upon the award being made, successful bidders
will be notified and furnished with forms of con
tract and bond.
The Department reserves the right to reject any
or all bios, if not deemed satisfactory J
Proposals will be addressed to " Brigadier Gen
eral George D. Ramsay, Chief of Ordnance, Wash
ington. D. C, ' and endorsed " Proposals for S-inch
Columbiad shells." GEORGE D. RAMSAY,
my5-eotd Brig. Gen. Chief of Ordnance.
Proposals will be received by this Department
until WEDNESDAY, May 25, at 4 P. M., for the de
livery, at the following arsenals, of HORSE
EQUIPMENTS, United States Cavalry pattern,as
At the New York Arsenal, 15,000 sets.
At the Frankford Arsenal, 2,i)00sets.
At the Alleghany Arsenal, 5,(KK) sets.
At the St. Louis Arsenal, 3,000 sets.
These sets of Horse Equipments are to be fur
nished complete, except the horse-brush, curry
comb, lariat, picket-pm link, nose-bag, spurs wl
straps, and blanket. The curb and watering bits,
the mallear1" iron hardware, and stirrups, are to
conform strictly in pattern and finish to those de
posited at the arsenals above named. The trees
arc to be of the regulation pattern, assorted sizes
?not less than 33* inches between the bars on the
inside of the pummel, the side bars of hard white
wood, or beech; the pummels and cantles of beech,
well put together, all the irons one-tenth of an
inch thick, and all let into thewood; to be covered
with the best slaughtered cow hide; all other
covering to be rejected. The trees are to be sub
ject to inspection during all stages of their manu
fasture, and if deemed necessary the leather to be
inspected before rutting; but the final inspection
will be made at the arsenals where delivered.
Deliveries must be made in lotR of not less than
one-tenth per week of the whole number con
tracted for; the first delivery to be made on the
18th day of June, 1364.
Fail ure to make deliveries at a specified tjme
will subject Dhe contractor to a forfeiture of the
number he may fail to deliver at that time.
No bids will be considered from parties other
than regular manufacturers, and such as are known
to this Department to be fully competent to exe
cute in their own shops the work proposed for.
Bidders will enclose with their bids the written
acknowledgments of their sureties, over their own
Each party obtaining a contractu*!! be obliged
to enter into bonds, with approve.! oureties, for
its faithful execution.
Upon the award being made, successful bidders
will be notified, and furnished with forms of con
tract, and bond.
The Department reserves the right to reject any
or all bids if not deemed satisfactory.
Proposals will be addressed to " Brigadier Gen
eral George D. Ramsay. Chief of Ordnance, Wash
ington, I). C.," and wild be endorsed " Proposals
fur Horso Equipments."
' GKORGE D. RAMSAY.
myS-eotd Brig. Gen.. Chief oi Ordnance.
pROPOSALS FOR COAL AND WOOD.
Senate of the Uniteo State*,
Ojfic of the Serxtani-at Arms,
Washington, May 12. 1S64.
Sealed Proposals will be received at this office
until 12 o'clock noon on THURSDAY, the 2>fh
instant, for the delivery in the vaults of the Senate
wing ol the Capitol of one hundred tons (2.210 lbs. l
of large Egg or Steamboat Furnace WHITE ASH
The Coal to be of the best quality, thoroughly
screened, and weighed by the Chief Engineer to
the Senate, or his assistant, and to be delivered as
above on or before the tith of June following.
Preposals will also be received at the same time
and place for the delivery of twenty cords of trie
best PIN E WOOl), thoroughly seasoned, and to be
delivered within the time and at the place for the
delivery of Coal.
The Coal and Wood to be packed away in the
vaults as the Chiel Engineer shall direct.
GEO. T. BROWN,
my 13 Sergeant at Arms U. S. Senate.
P MAYOR'S OFFICE, May 14. 18>4.
ROPOSALS will be received at this office until
12 m. on Thursday, the !<?th instant, for trimming
and gravelling Sixth street east, from Pennsylva
nia avenue to G street south The gravel to be aine
inches in the centre, tapering off to fouY inches
toward the gutter line; to be well rolled with a
heavy roller after gravelling and to be relieved of
all boulders of an improper size, at the discretion
ol the Commissioner of the Ward.
No part of the appropriation w ill be paid until
? he work is approved bv the Commissioner and
both Assistant Commissioners.
Bidders will state the price per square yard for
trimming and gravelling.
W. 11. HAMILTON.
Commissioner of the Kil'th Ward.
W. A FLETCHER.
Commissioner of the Sixth Ward.
J0>EI'H T MITCHELL,
J. H ME\I?,
my Id dtTh Assistant Commissioners.
P MAYOR S OFFICE, May U, 1864.
ROPOSAI.S Will be received at the Mayor's
office until 12 o'clock m. on Thursday, the a;th
instant, f?r grading and graveling Sth street west,
from Rhode Island aveuue to Boundary street.
The gravel to be of a quality approved by the
Commissioner and Assistant Commissioners.
The gravel to be nine inches in the center, ta
pering off to four inches to the gutter line when
Bidders will state the price per cubic yard for
grading and square yard for graveling.
The supertluwus earth to be placed where the
Commissioner of the Second Ward may direct.
And no part of the appropriation will be paid the
contractor without a certificate signed by the
Commissioner and Astistarrts certifying that "the
work has been done in a satisfactory manner an4
according to contract. WM RvTHERF'ORD.
Commissioner of the Second Ward.
JAMKS II SHREYK. Sr.,
WM. R McCHESNEY,
my 12 td Asah'tatit Commissioners.
JP J. HEIBEROE R. SUCCESSOR TO II. F.
oc 27-tf SVashington, D. C.
fj ISAAC HER7.BF.RG A SON
f'iO.OOO to loan in all sums on Watches, Jewelry,
Diamonds, Silver Ware, Ladies' and Gents'
Wearing Apparel, and for the purpose ofJ
enlarging our business, we bave erected aV
warehouse, and we now make loans on Merchan
dise, Furniture Ac.. at.our old established stand.
No. 351 C st.. betw. 4>?' and 6th. rear of National
Hotel. lmhl-3ml 1. HERZBERG A SON.
IANOS.?A new assortment of Stein way A Sons',
Raven A Bacon and Haines Brothers
1" w ri i y ,
Pianos have just been received at ourl
warerooms. which we offer for sale at fac-'
tory prices. We have also on hand several very
:ood second-hand Pianos?one for $100, one for
12ti and one for f90. Purchasing for cash exclu
sively, we are enabled to sell at lower prices than
other nou?es. and upon easy terms. Sole agency
of sw * ilubit.-. c$??0tpT?.EI>0Tt
ap 26 Corner of Uth street and Pa. avenue.
JOSEPH EEYNOLDS A CO,
PLUMBERS, GAS, AND STEAM FITTERS,
No. 600 Niith Strut, near avenue.
Have just received, and will constantly keep on
hand, the largest and best assortment in the city
of Chandeliers, Bracket*. Drop Lights, Portables,
Glass Globes, mica and other Bhaaes, and all arti
cles in this line, from the best establishments in
New York, Philadelphia, Ac., which will be sold
on the most reasonable terms.
Also, RANGES, FURNACES, and Fire-Board
We are prepared to famish the best RANGE in
use anywhere, on very reasonable terms. Hotels.
Restaurants. Ac.,are invited to call.
We do all kinds of GAS and STEAM fittings
promptly and cheap, as also everything in th?
PLUMBING line in the most satisfactory manner.
Call and see onr Bathing Tubs, fountains Water
Closets, Wash-stands, Basins, Ac., Ac., at No. 300
Ninth street, near Pennsylvaniaavenas, the largest
establishment in the city. f? 2-eotf
HAUFT ON MILITARY BRIDGES,
Cullum's Military Bridges.
Sir Howard Douglas on Military Bridges: London.
Duane's Manual for Engineer Troop*.
Instruction Sur le Service et les Manoeuvres de
Tequipaee de pont: Paris.
Meuara?Fonts Militaires: Paris.
Gauffier?Manuel des ponts etChaussees; 2 vols.:
Haupton Bridge Constriction.
Mabsn's Civil Engineering.
my 9 FRANCE TAYLOR.
ROOTS AND SHOES
JD TO BUIT THE TIM?
W? ars sow manufacturing all kinds of SOOTS
aai "iflOES, snd constantly recaivia* a san
p.'y of Eartera-mad* work of *ruj descrip. ??J
tioa, mad* axpraia.y to order, and will bsfBl
?old at a much lower price than has beta*
heretofore charged ia this city for ma?h Inferior
Fersoaa in want of BOOTS aad SHOES of Eastern
or Olty-icade work, will always find a good assert
meat ia store and at th? lowest prioes. Give as a
tail. GiUf PIN A BROTHER,
as *-tf 314 Peon. aveeo?,
PROPOSALS FOR FORAGE.
Cniwv Quartkrx astkr's Offiob, i
WaBHTNGTOH DXPOT. Dec. 8, 1K1. 1
Sealed Propos*l? are invited by the undersigned
for supplying the U. S. Quartermaster's De
partmentj at Washington. D. C., Baltimore, Md..
Alexandria, and Fort Monroe, Va., or either of
these places, with Hay., Corn, Oats and Straw.
Bids will be received for the dehvery of 5,f>H)
tmsbels of corn or oats and 50 tons of hay or straw,
Bidders must state at which of the above-named
points they propcseto make deliveries, and the
rates at which they will make deliveries thereat,
the quantity ?f each article proposed to be deliv
ered, the time when said deliveries shall be com
menced, and when to be completed.
The price must be written out in words on the
Corn to be np in good stout sacks, of about
two bnshelseach. Oatsin like sacks of about three
bushels each. The sacks to be fnrnished without
extra charge to the Govenment. The hay and
straw to be securely baled.
The particular kind or description of oats, corn,
hay or straw proposed to be delivered most be
stated in the proposals.
All the articles offered nnder the bids herein in
vited will be subject to a rigid inspection by the
Government Inspector before being accepted.
Contracts will be awarded from time to time to
the lowest responsible bidder, as th? interest of
the Government may require and payment will be
made when the whole amout contracted for shall
have been delivered and accepted.
The bidder will be required to accompany his
proposals with a guaranty, signed by two respon
sible persons that in case his bid is accepted he or
they will, within ten days thereafter, execute the
contract for the same, with good and sufficient
sureties in a sum equal to the amount of the con
tract, to deliver the forage proposed in conformity
with the terms of this advertismentj and in case
the said bidder should fail to enter int? the con
tract. they to make good the difference between
the offer of said bidderand the next lowest respon
sible bidder, or the person to whom the contract
may be awarded.
The responsibility of the guarantors must be
shown by the official certificate of a U. S. District
Attorney, Collector of Customs or any other officer
under the United States Government or responsi
ble person known to this office.
AU bidders will be duly notified of the accept
ance or rejection of their proposals.
The full name and P. O., address of each bidder
must be legibly written in the proposal.
Proposals must be addressed to Brig. Gen. D. H.
Rucker, Chief Depot Quartermaster, Washington,
D. C.,and should be plainly marked "Proposals
Bonds, in a sum eqnal to the amount of the con
tract, signed by the contractor and both of his
Juarantors, will be required of the successful bid
er or bidders upon signing the contract.
Blank forms of bids, guarantees, and bonds, may
be obtained upon application at this Office.
FORM OF PROPOSAL.
(Town, County and State)
I, the subscriber, do hereby propose to furnish
ana deliver to the United States, at the Quarter
master's Department at ?:?, agreeably to the
terms of your advertisement inviting proposals
for forage, dated Washington Depot, Dec. 8,18t>3,
the following articles, viz :
bushels of Corn, in sacks, at per bushel of
bushels of Oats, in sacks, at per bushel of
tons of Baled Hay, at per ton of 2,000
tons of Baled Straw, at per ton of 2,000
Delivery to commence on or before the day of
, lb6?, and to be completed on or before the
day of -, 136?, and pledge myself to enter
into a written contract with the Lnited States,
with good and approved securities, within the
space of ten days after being notified that my bid
has been accepted. Your obedient servant.
Brigadier General D. II. Rcckbr,
General Depot Quartermaster,
Washington, D. C.
We, the undersigned, residents of , in the
County of , and State of , hereby, jointly
and severally, covenant with the United States,
?HI guarantee in case the foregoing bid of
be accepted, that he or they will, within ten days
after the acceptance of said bid. execute the con
tract for the samo with good and sufficient sure
ties, in a sum equal to the amouut of the contract,
to furnish the forage proposed in conformity to
the terms of advertisement dated December 3,1863,
under which the bid was made, and, in case the
said shall fail to enter into a contract as
aforesaid, we guarantee to make good the differ
ence between the offer by said and the next
lowest responsible bidder, or the person to whom
the contract may be awarded.
Given under our hands and seals this day of
, 18ti?. I Seal. 1
I hereby certify that, to the best of my knowl
edge and belief, the above-named guarantors are
good and sufficient"as sureties for the amount for
which they offer to be security. .
To be certified by the United States District At
torney. Collector of Customs, or any other officer
under the United States Government, or respon
sible person known to this office.
D. II. RUCKKR,
dec 9-tf Brigadier General and Q. M.
C~ III K F Ql" ARTE KM AST ER S O F FIC E,
Deport or Wash ?
U'nshinttcn, D. C.. January
Al! dealers in Drugs, Hardware, Lumber, Leather,
Office Furniture, Harness, ami Saddlery, are re
quested to send to this "'ffic**. on MONDAY oft-a-h
week, a sealed proposal or list, in (lupli'ale, of the
articles they are prepared to furnish to this Depot at
short notice, with the price of each marked in plain
figures, so that, in case the exigencies of the service
require it. the article or articles ean be obtained
without delay, and at the lowest price.
Dealers wishing to sell to this Depot will lt?? re
quired to furnish the list punctually every Monday
morning D II SUCKER,
Brigadier General and Chief Quart-minster,
ja 5-tf Depot ol'Washington.
y 4,1"4?1. S
562 SEVENTH STREET. 5^2
TO CARPENTERS AND BUILDERS.
60,000 Lights of Sash ef all sizes, from 8x10 to 12x30,
glazed and unglazed,
l,00*i pairs Blinds,
l.SO Doors of all sizes, styles and qualities,
2i?,UU0 feet Mouldings of various patterns,
Al so, a large assortment of Brackets,
N ew el Posts, Balusters, Door ami Window Frames,
Glass. Ac.. Ac., making in all the largest and
most complete stock in the builders" line ever
offered in this market, all of which will be sold
at small profits to make room for more con
titan tly arriving from the factories.
H. W. HAMILTON, Agent.
N. B. I have also the agency for McLean's Ex
celsior Sash Sustainer and the West Castle Slate
The Sash Sustainer is the best thing <>??r in
vented, aside from weights and pulleys and at less
than one quarter the cost.
The Mantels manufactured by the abovecompany
are too well known throughout the country to re
quire any comment upon. For cheapness, dura
bility and beauty they surpass all others. Sample
can be seen at my office.
H. W. HAMILTON, Arent,
ap 16-eolm* 56'j 7th at., oppo. Center Market. ?
vH K K MAJESTY" (HA.UPAGJiE,
THE ROYAL WINE OF ENGLAND.
A limited quantity of this superior Wine has
been secured for the undersigned, and the first
shipment of 600 cases has arrived, by the steam
ship Olympus, direct from the cellars of the well
known house of
Messrs. DE VENOGB A CO.,
at Epernay, France. The present invoice will
introduced into this m.irket at the very low
TWENTY DOLLARS PER CASE OF QUARTS
payable in currency, which is much below its
The superior quality of this Wine is guaranteed,
and it is offered with confidence of its approval by
Orders for one or more cases may be addressed,
by letter or otherwise, to the undersigned.
WM. HENRY WARD,
Wine and Fruit Dealer,
No. T Broad street, near Wall, New York.
VITHITE VIRGIN WAX OF ANTILLKS^A new
? v French Cosmetic for beautifying, whitening,
and preserving the Complexion. It is the most
wonderful compound of the age. There is neither
chalk, powder, magnesia, bismuth, or tale in ita
composition, it being composed entirely of purs
Virgin Wax?hence its extraordinary qualities for
preserving the skin, making it soft, smooth, fair,
and transparent. It makes the old appear young,
the homely, handsome; the handsome^more beau
tiful , and the most beautiful divine. Price 28 and
8?H^NT'8 BLOOM OF ROSES, a most perfect color
for the cheeks or lips, does not wash off or iujure
the skin. Price 28 cents and $1. HUNT'S COURT
TOILET POWDER, for whitening and preserving
the skin. Price 25 and 60 cents. Manufactured by
HUNT A Co., 41 8outh Eighth street. Philadel
phia. None genuine unless the name of " Hunt &
Co " is blown on the bottles. For sale at A.
CROYEAU'S, 171 Baltimore street, Baltimore,
and W. B. ENT WI8LJ5. corner Twelfth street and
Pennsylvania ave., Washington P. C. apl-3m
MEDICINE." have determined?regardless of ex
Cense?to issue, free, (for the benefit of suffering
umanity,) four of their most instructive and in
teresting Lectures on Marriage and its qualifica
tions. Nervous Debility, Premature Decline, In
digestion, Weakness. Depression, or ignorance ef
Physiology and Nature's Law These invaluable
lectures have been the means of enlightening and
saving thousands,and will be forwarded free on the
receipt of four stamps, by addressing Secrttary
Parisian Cabinti af Anatomy and Utditin?, 563
Broadway. New York. Ju 13-ly
??OCOA MATriNG AT PRIVATB SALE.
We have Just received from the importers for
Jrivate sale, ten thousand yards of Cocoa Matting,
ifferent widths, at our furniture warerooms, in
tM r.1 of ou, auction WAIL * CO.,
Aucfrs and Commission Merchants,
south corner Pa. av. and 9th st
TISIl WANG, THE GREAT CHINESE
HE MFD Yfor GONORRHOEA .GLEET,
Etc. One Box will fihfokm a Cck*.?
Ingredients are purely vegetable, n in
pleasant to the taste, has no bad odor, and
may be carried in the vest pocket without fear of
detection. Circulars free. Priceflabox. Sold by
JOHN J. KROMER, successor to 8. C. Upham, 408
Chestnut st., Philadelphia, and in Washington by
8. C. FORD, 296 Pennsylvania avenue. Sent by
JOURNAL Of TBI DI8Q0VIRY OP TH*I
J Source of th?Nil?. By Capt. John Speke; 1
?ol., illustrate; ?M?. *7 '
UO VftAAQK TAXLQB
BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD.
On and after Sunrtsv, April ]0th, 1864, Daily Trains
will be ran betwe?>?i Washington and New York
and Washington and the West, as follows:
FOR PHILADELPHIA, NEW YORK, AND
Leave Washington at 7.3" a ra, 11.19 a ra. 5.30 9 m,
On 8nnday at 5.?"j> m for PHILADELPHIA,and
7.50 p m for NEW YORK.
Pasiengers for Philadelphia will take notice *iat
the 5.10 p m train is the lattst trdut Jailv for Phila
Wirt train at 7.5" p m does not *o to Philaatlvhta,
and m for New York passenters eiplusitMly
Leave Washington at 6.3" a m, 7.30 a m, 11.IS a m,
3.00 p m, 4.30 p m. 5.30 pm. and 8.30 pm, except
On 8undays at 7.30 a m, and 3 and 5.30 p m.
FOR ALL PARTS OF THE WEST.
Leave Washington at 6.30 am, and 3 and 8.20 p m
daily, except Sunday.
On Sunday, at 3 and 5.20 p m, only.
FOR WASHINGTON AND THE SOUTH.
Leave Baltimore at 3.45,4.20,7,9 and 10 a m, and
S.30, 4.45 and 7.50 p m, daily, except Sunday.
On Sunday, at 3.a and 4.20 a m and 3.30 p m, only
Leave Washington at 6.30am. and 3 and 4.30 pm,
daily, except Sunday.
No train for Annapolis on Sunday.
Trains leaving Washington at 7.30 a m and 7.80p
m go through to New York without change of cars.
Sleeping Car on 7.r0 p m train. Berths in sleep
ing car can be secured until 5 pm, daily, at the
Ticket Office; after that hour they must he secured
of the sleeping car conductor.
The first and fourth trains from Washington stop
at all way points.
Por further information, tiekets of every kind,
Ac., apply to GEO. 8. K4K?NTZ, Agent at Wash
ington station, or at the Ticket office.
W. P. SMITH. Master of Transportation
L. M. COLE, General Tfcket Agent. ap 11 tf
Vnltii States 10-40 Loan.
JAY OOOKJEB A CO.,
413 Fifteenth Street,
Rbckivb Sdbsoiiptioxs job th?
NEW NATIONAL LOAN
authorized by aet of March 3, 1864, and known aa
being redeemable at the pleasure of the Govern
ment, after ten years, and payable forty years from
date in coin, bearing Interest at PI YE PER CENT
A Y?A|, payable on bonds not over 9100 annually,
and on large bonds semi-annually, IN COIN.
The COUPON BONDS will be issued in 950, $ioo,
$500, and 91,000.
The REGISTERED BONDS wlU be Issued in 950,
9100,9500,91,000,93.000, and 910,000.
These are the only gold-bearing securities of th
Government now procurable at par, and, yielding
at present value of coin OVER EIGHT PER CENT
PER ANNUM, offer a very desirable Investment
for large or small sums.
We Buy and 8ell, at market rates,
GOVERNMENT BONDS, OF ALL ISSUES,
CERTIFICATES OF INDEBTEDNESS,
and pay the highest prices for
QUARTERMASTER'S CERTIFICATE CHICKS.
mh 20-tf ~7aY COOKE fc CO.
EW YORE AND WASHINGTON
The Berew Steamship*
JAMEB 8. GREEN.
compose the line of this eompany, leaving foot
Wallstreet, New York, and foot High street,
Georgetown, every Wednesday and Saturday.
MORGAN A RHINBH ART, Agts.,
fe 26-8m foot High st., Georgetown.
1 Ann ARTILLERY HORSES WANTED AT
Qttiu of ChitfQuaTtrrmantT.Dmoi of WashinttonA
W18HIMOTO*, D. C., April 11,1864. |
1,000 HORSES, suitable for Artillery service,
will be purchased at this depot, by the undersigned
in open market,from date until May 11,1364. in lots
of one to fifty, at one hundred and sixty-five dol
lars ($165) per animal; each animal to be subjected
to the usuaii Government inspection before being
Horses to be delivered to, and inspected by. Cap
tain C. H. Tompkins, A. Q. M., U. o. A., corner of
22d and G streets, Washington, D. C.
D. ii. RUCKER,
Brigadier General and Chief Quartermaster,
ap ll-27t Depot of Washington, D. 0.
(TRAVEL ROOFS! "
I GRAVEL ROOFS!)
n. C WII.PON A. CO,, successors to J. F. Walker
A Son, Washington, D. C. manufacturers of IM
PROVED KIRK and WATER PROOF FELT, CE
MENT and GRAVEL ROOFS.
Office?lbl 22d street, Uelow Pa. avenue. Orders
may be Wt at office Mutual Insurance Company,
7th street and Louisiana avenue, or address to
Post Office Box 534.
All work executed promptly and on the most
reasonable terms, and warranted. Repairs made
promptly. mn ll-Sm*
MOULDINGS! MOULDINGS II
The undersigned is row prepared to execute or
ders for any style or quantity of WOOD MOULD
INGS, of superior finish and workmanship. Car
penters and builders would do well to call and
examine quality of work, Ac., before ordering
elsewhere. By energy, promptness and good work
manship I hope to merit a share of public patron
age. E. 8. TORRKY.
Excelsior Moulding Mill,
ap7-lm* eor. 13th and C sts., Washington.
npO THE MUBIOAL PUBUO.-J. M. BT1EP,
A Piano Tuner and Repairer, would respeet- ?
fully announce to his friends and the musical
public generally that by leaving their orders
at Mr. W. B. ENTWISLE'S Drug Store, corner of
Penn. avenue and 12th streets, they will he prompt
ly and satisfactorily attended to.
Orders from the eountry also attended to by ad
dr?sing to Washington Poet Ogee. fe lfl-3m*
ABBEY COLLINS & OO.B
DRAUGHT alb and PORTEE,
I am now receiving large quantities of DRAUGHT
ale and POSTER from this eelebrated Brewery,
whleh I am prepared to furnish on short notice to
all persons who will favor me with their orders.
Orders given to my drivers will he promptly at
Goods delivered In all parte of Washington and
Georgetown, free of eharge,
Terms :?Cksh on dslivtry.
RILEY A. 8HINN, Agent,
Vniom Botthnt D*rot. 67 Green st,,
ap*9-t Georgetown. D. Q.
one T.I MON1YI MONEY)
M. K. WALSH A CO., /Ot
LICENSED PA WNBROKERS, Q A
No. S99 0 street, between 9th and loth ste..
Near the Yarietiee.
Money advanced on Gold and Silver Watchee
Diamonds, Ladlee and Gentlemen's Wearing Ap
parei. Ac. Ao. fe ll-3m
H. O. WILSON A CO.,
VOOf or BO 8t. WiBT, Wisiliotog, D. O..
roofing pelt, dey and taeeed sheath
ing, EOOPING CEMENT and
PELT and CEMENT, Wholesale and EetaU.
Dealers supplied on the moat liberal terms.
Factory-Foot of Bd street west. Ofloo-ieiM
street, below Pa. avenne. mh ll-Sm ?
raaiois mohcw.] [pkaiois b. uomvn,
MOHUN A SON,
Boooissona to J. T. LmUl,
Canal, ?t:teo* 111* mnd 13tA Struts,
Washington, D. O.
The undersigned having purchased the Lumber
Yard of Mr. Jno. T. Lenman, are now prepared to
furnish Lumber of all hinds at the market rates.
They desire to call attention to their large stock
whleh consists in part of the following hinds;
Abeut 100,000 feet Walnut, all thieknesses,
100,000 feet X Poplar, prime,
100.000 " Oak and Ash, various slice,
1,000,000 feet Scantling and Joist, all length!,
1,000,800 '? White Pine Cullings,
100,000 " " Flooring,
Also, a large quantity of all other kindsof Lumber
mh 18 3m MOHUN A BON.
48fi 0VAL PICTURE FRAMES. | O/?
4* NEW BTCCK ?5t>
Just received the richest, handsomest and most
varied stock of Gilt and Dark Wood Oral Picture
Frames in the District. These goods are warrant
ed to be gilded with gold leaf ana of superior work
Also, a beautiful assortment ef Card Visite
Frames of foreign and domestic manufacture, ill
goods warranted as represented. Terms cash,
_ ? J. MARKRITER,
No. 486 7th street, eight doors above
ap 1-lmif* Odd Fellows' Hall.
CA JUST RECEIVED.
t>U ROLLS 4-4 White and Check CANTON MAT*
TINGS, first importation,
i Also, 1 .flirt yards 4-4, 5-4, 6-4 and 9 4 FLOOR OIL
CLOTHS Of various qualities and patterns,
BONTZ A GRIFFITH,
*y f fit 369 7tb street, bet, 1 aad & sts.
"VAl'o'A r' pT/s?c/A?S%
Um discovered the noil Oartain, BpowlrtDdJn
taal Remedy id tba world for
UftKiRklfl or IMPRUD1NOR.
RtlUf m Six Htmri! No JHJm?*.'
firsons Ruined tm IfMtnanl Prttmdirs, if ??
Dtndly Pmson Mtrmry^, ikould tirrlv
A CORE WAHKAnTSD*qj^lyO CHAROM LM
fROM ONE TO TWO DAYS
ff?ahnaaa of the Back, Involuntary Diaaharf**,
Stricturea, affvetiona of the Kldnaya ud Bl*dlw.
Injpotoncy Ontrti Disbllity. Harvouanasa. Dj?
p?i?t Languor, Low Bpirita, OoafkBiaa of Idea**
Palpitation of the H?vt, Timidity. Tramblln*.
Dimaesa rf Sight or Glddinaaa, Disease of tka Beea,
Throat Row or Bkln, Affaolions of tke Lirtr,,
Langs, Stomack or Bowels? tkoM Terrible Disor
ders ariatng from Solitary Habits of Youtk?tke
UOUT and aolitary piactieea mora fatal totkelr
riotima than tke aong of Byrsns to tkc mariners of
Krwoa, blicht-nc tkalr moat brilliant ho pea OS
anticipations rendering marriage. Ac.. I in ariaal
bI* 10 UN 9 MEN
1 special! j, a Mo kin kMont tke vlctlma or BoD
tary Vloe.tkat draalfai and destructive kablt wklek
annuaWy sweeps to aa untimely grave thousand* Of
Young Man of tke moat exacted lalsnt and brilliant
Intellect, wko might otkerwiae kaya entranced lis
tening Senates with tke tknnders of eloqueno*, or
waked to exataey tke Hying lyre, may sail witk f*S
TAKE PAR11COLAR NOTICE.
Tkeae are eoma of the aad and melancholy eftseta
erodnoed by early hablta of youtk, rl?: Weaknean
of tka Back and Llmba. Pain in tka Head. Dimmea*
of Slgkt, Loaa of Mueular Powar. Palpitation ot
tke lie art Dypepey. Nsrjoua Irritability. Da
ran gem en t of tka Dilative Frnctlona, G*aerai Da
bill ty, Symptoms of Consumption, Ae.
Miftalitt.?The fearful effects on tka mind art
maek to be dreaded?Loaa of Memory, Oonfaaioa
of Idaaa, Depression of Beirita, Bril Foreboding*,
Ayeraion to Society, Serf-Distrust. Lore of Kll
Mamtd Ptrtons, or young man go ntemplatl*
marriage, aware of Pkyaloal Weakneaa, Organl*
Debility, #aatlng of tke Organa, Deformities, A*,
akould apply Immediately.
Ba wke places himself under tka oara oft* . J.
may rallgioualy oonflde In kis honor as agentlfcmaa,
and aonAdantly rely upon kis akill as a Phyafccla*.
org Art 10 wsAmiaaT* impotihot
IMPEDIMENTS fO MAJLRIAGR,
By Dr. Johnston's marvelous treatment, Weak
neaa of the Organs la ayaedily cured aad full vigo*
restored. Thousands of tka moat nervous, debul
tated and Impotent, wko had loat all hope. kaTtl
been immediately relieved.
All Impedimenta to marrlaga, Pkyaisai or Mental
Disqualifications. Loas or Procreatlve Powar, Rer
youi Irritability .Tremblings, and Waakaaea.or Ra?
kaaatioo or tka moat fearful kind, speedily our ad.
Memoer or tka Royal College of Burgeons, Los
don, Graduate from ona of tke moat eminent Ool"
leges In the United States, and tke greater part at
wnoae life kas been spent in the hoapitala or Lon
don, Pari*, Philadelphia and elsewkere. haa effected
some of the most astonishing onres that were ever
known; many troubled witk ringing in tke kead
and ears when aaleep.great neryeuaness.be alarmed
at sudden sounds, baahfulness. with frequent
blushing, attended sometimes witk deraagemeat
of mind were cured Immediately
TO UNO MEN
who have injured themselves oy a certain yraotioa
indulged in when alone?a habit frequently learned
from eyil comjfhnlons. or at acheol, the effects oC
whioh are nightly felt.eyan when aaleep. and If not
cured render a marriage impossible, and destroy*
both mind and body, should apply Immediately.
What a pity that a young man, the hope of klff
country and darling of his parents, should bo
snatched from all the prospects and enjoyments aS
life by tka conaequenoe of deviation from tke patR
of nature and indulging in a certain secret kabltj
luck persons mist^be^era^oontamplatlng
reflect tkat a sound mind and body are tka moat
neeeaaary requisites to promote Connubial hapvl -
ness Indeed, without tkeae the Journey throng*
life baoumes a weary pilgrimage; (be proepee*
kaurly darkens to tka view: the mind beoeme*
shadowed witk despair and filled witkftke melaa
ckoly reflections tkat tka kappiness of anotkar la
blighted witk our own.
DISEASES OF 1MPH UUHNOE
Whan the mlsaalded and imprudent votary *
pleasure finds ke haa imbibed the seeds of this pain
ful disease, it often kappens that an '11- timed senac
Of shame or dread of din<x.'*?ry deters him from ap
plying to those who, from education and respect*
bility.ean alone befriend him. He falla Into the
kands of ignorant and designing pretenders, wko.
incapable of curing, flick his pecuniary aubstanea.
keep him trifling month after month, or aa long aa
tka am all eat fee can be obtained, and in tiaspalg
leave him with mined health to sigh over his gall
lag disappointment; or, bv the use of that deadly
poison, Mercury, hasten tke constitutional symp
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the Head. Throat, Moae, Skin etc., progressing
wfth frightful rapidity until death puts an end to
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OFPIOR 7 BOUTH #RRDBBIOR BTRRRT.
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vartisement describing symptoms.
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