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Decoration Day at Yorktown.
ADDRESS .BY CAPTAIN D. W. BOHONAN.
We publish below the address of Capt.
D. W. Bohonan, delivered at Yorktown,
Va., on the occasion of decorating the
gravos of the Federal dead on Tuesday
last, in accordance with the resolutions
passed by the people there present imme
diately after the address was finished.
It was directed to bo published in the'
"How sleep the brave that sink to rest,
By all their country's wishes blest,
When spring with dewy fingers cold,
Returni to deck their hallowed mould ?
She there ahall dress a fairer sod
Than fancy's feet have ever trod;
By fairy handa tbeir knell is rung
by forms unseen their dirge is sung,
There honor comes a pilgrim gray,
To dress the tnrf that decks their clay ;
And freedom ahall awhile repair,
To dwell a weeping hermit there."
Comrades and Friends: We meet to-day,
under circumstances combining elements pe
culiar, painful and to a certain extent, of plea
ing interest. We have consecrated this day to
the memory of those whose silent mounds con
ititute this city of the dead; and, to-day speaks
more grandly, more powerfully and more elo
quently than the entrancing words of earth's
greateat oiators, or the studied measuro aud
pleasing rhyme of her most distinguished
poets. Ages have rolled away, centuries have
gone to swell the volume of tbe mighty past,
since the voice of the great " I am that I am,"
made known to the solitary shepherd on the
fields of Midian, that the ground on which he
■tood was holy—and while we do not claim
for this the honor which obviously per
tains to that, we do believe and honestly af
firm, that this is as holy, as sacred and revered
ground aa any not claiming some connection
intimate or remote to the superhuman or the
And it is eminently fit and peculiarly appro
priate, that at times like these some public de
monstration of our tender and lasting regard
for our departed comrades should be made ;
some ezhtbition to the world should he given,
that our love for the cause in which they fell
has been in no degree lessened by time or di
minished with revolving years—but rather,
that the exalted feelings of fraternal regard
and patriotic zeal, born with increased bril
liancy on the altars of our hearts, as the
•wift current of existence bears us o_ towards
the broad, deep ocean of eternity. I
In addition to the interest which centres
here, from the scenes and associations of the I
present, the same is increased by the recollec
tions of tho past historical events which have
here transpired—events to which both parties >
in our late unhappy struggle can recur with a
common interest and a common pride; events
which entered very largely among the ele- '
—tents of success in our first grand struggle, for
national existence, when the colonies of the
young confederation after years of privation
and struggle came forth from their fiery ordeal
a mighty nation, a recognized influence <
among the powers of the civilized earth. It is
not my purpose at this time to review the causes '
which led to or speak of the particulars of <
the second grand struggle for our life as a na- i
tion ; tbat would be unnecessary ; for they are ■
all too well fixed on your recollection, I am ;
assured, to need reference here.
Tbe struggle came, and strong hands, brave
hearts, and true souls were not wanting to >
rush injto the maelstrom of destruction that I
the nation's strength should be maintained un- '
diminished; its honor unstained, and its in- '
tegrity unimpaired; and to day we hare deco- I
rated with the choicest treasures of the floral '
kingdom the graves of each departed hero, >
whether known or unknown, whose remains I
are gathered in this beautiful cemetery. And I
if perchance there should be found tbe grave ■
of one who was our enemy in war, I know it >
will not be neglected; but this attention will
bo rendered, not in approval of the cause for
which he died, but respect for the bravery and |
zeal displayed by him in upholding it. And if
to day there are those who cannot look on the
folds of yon starry banner with tbe delight and >
the patriotic feeling and pride that we can, let '
us hope the time is not far distant when they !
will; and should it ever be our fate to become '
involved in another war, may it be against a
common foe, and may both parties rally
around the glorious emblem of our preserved
nationality with the same bravery, the same
ardor, and tbo same devotion as when our an
cestors bore it in triumph through the dangers '
and peril of a century ago. '
This expressive and appropriate custom, can '
be traced back for many ages—e'en to the
morning twilight of our civilization—and this
tender feeling for the dead seems to be so firm- '
ly implanted in our minds and affections, that
we may witb safety assume it to be one of the '
inherent elements of our nature ; and in our
deplorable condition a welcome evidence that
there yet remains to men some of those exalted
traits ol character possessed by him previous to
hia fall. '
Bring then, your choicest flowers, emblems
of purity and lasting remembrances, and deck
tha graves of our fallen comrades ; and may
the happy custom now inaugurated be main
tained aach year with increased care and pa
triotic devotion, while the principles for which
tbey fell shall triumph on tbe earth—
"Heroic dead above each head
We'll weave a garland while they sleep,
And gently sbed for those who've bled ;
Such tears as love alone can weep.
Reviving flowers each tomb,
Where many a sorrowing form hath bowed,
And nature's loom till day of doom
Will yearly weave their vernal shroud.
And dewy tears around their biers,
And keep their memories ever green,
When evening rears its arch of spheres ;
Into a glistening temples sheen.
Let music pour its sadness o'er
The place where muiiled footsteps tread,
And cannons roar along the shore,
Where murmuring waters bless the dead.
Perchance, a hand—an angel's hand-
In spirit guise may bear away,
To spirit land at heaven's command,
Some token from each mound of clay."
It ia for some reason to be deplored tbat so
many graves in this sacred enclosure are
marked with that sad word ".unknown," for it
suggests the distant home, perhaps the lonely
widow, the weeping orphans or aged parents,
wbo mourn in sadness the uncertain fate ol
him, whose grave we have this day decorated,
and they will never be known in time; but
there, up there, where war is never known and
peace—pure, blessed and abiding peace—for
ever reigns on the imperishable scroll of glory,
their names are all recorded. There, the at
present heroic unknown, is well known and
It is a happy and consoling thought tbat the
many, each of us can call to remembrance, who
left our then distant homes with us for tho
war, and whose ashes now consecrate and
make sacred indeed, tbe soil from the Potomac
to the Rio Grande, are not wholly departed
but are with us still, and unseen by mortal
eyes, we feel their sacred presence and holy
influence, as we did on the toilsome march or
the bivouac and battle, as during the day we
cannot behold the glistening stars that beautify
and adorn the heavens, yet we know they are
there, each in its accustomed place, and as the
shadows of night gather about us they then
appear in all their splendor; so when tbe
cold winds and lengthening shadows of
death shall come o'er us we will behold
each departed friend in his own place, and
ahining with undimmed brightness in the
celestial, tbe spiritual firmament. And an
other thought in thia connection may not be
inappropriate to mention here. In our
thoughts of the dead they never grow old.
Your young friend and comrade who fell by
your aide in battle or expired in the distant
hospital, seems to you the same young patri
otic friend to-day as when death called him
hence. You have grown older by years, but
it ia impossible for yon to think of him in any
other manner than tbat just suggested. And
when you shall be called to go alone down into
tbo valley of shadows, it will be the same
young friend in years you expect to meet
you on the other side on the banks of that
immortal river "where streams of holiness
make glad the oity of our God forever."
My comrades, we live in important times
—times that are exciting a marked influence
on the human race—event has followed event
with snob rapidity and magnitude during the
past decade of years, that at the present day
w» are little surprised at whatever transpires.
Afreu tb* broad ocean the gleaming and
mighty axe of destiny has hewn down empires,
liberated millions of serfs in Russia, separated
Church from State in Ireland, enlarged the
elective franchise in England, and is to-day
moving France with all the powers and horrors
of civil war, the ultimate consequences of which
are not yet apparent. In our own country
corresponding changes havo taken place, to
secure which ihe noblest blood of the nation
has been shed, the fair South Land dotted
with graves, and the whole nation mourns her
loved and lost; but the causo demanded and
was worthy of the sacrifice, and it is a source
of self-congratulation to us tbat we were
among the humble agencies employed by Pro
vidence in effecting thia great change, the un
_ It is perhaps natural, certainly it is the tes
timony of history, that with every revolution
of the wheel of progress those there be that
deplore the same, and are willing to allirm
that civilization has been damaged, the hopes
of humanity blasted, and the cause of truth
and right materially retarded; but we liavo
no fear; for
Grown wiser, for the lesson given,
I fear no longer; for I know
That whore the plowshares deepest driven,
The best fruits grow.
The worn out rite, the old abuse, >
The pious fraud transparent grown,
The good held captive in the use
Of wrong alono;
These wait their doom from that great law
Which makes the past-time serve today :
And fresher life tbe world shall draw
From their decay.
O, backward looking son of time!
Tho new is old, the old is now,
The cycle of a change sublime,
Still sweeping through.
So wisely taught the Indian Seer :
Destroying Seva forming lirabm
Who wake by turns Earth's love and fear,
Are one, the tame.
A a idly as in that old day
Thou mourne.it, did thy rices repine
So, in his time, thy child, grown gray;
ShallAigh for thine.
Yet not the less for them, nor thou
The eternal step of progress beats
To that great anthem, calm and slow,
Which God repeats.
Take heart I The waster builds again—
A charmed life old Goodness hath
The taros may perish, bnt the gain
Is not for death.
God works in all things—all obey
His first propulsion from the night :
Ho I Wake and watch I The world is gray
With morning light I
There may be instances in the moral and
intellectual world, as the physical, when "diss
tance lends enchantment to the view." I do
not believe we can at this day form a concep
tion approximating to exactness of the great
work pet formed lor our country and human
ity by our departed comrades, great as we
know it to be. I have no doubt succeeding
ages will demonstrate the fact, tbat it was more
great, moro noble, and more lasting than we
at the present day can imagine. Let me not
be understood as advancing the idea tbat we
know nothing yet of the great results of that
mighty struggle. They are apparent on which
ever side we gaze : the shackles of slavery
taken from the limbs of four million bonds
men or slaves, and thoy to-day enjoying the
citizenship and claiming the protection of that
government which their bravery and blood
aided to preserve ; and that kings, emperors
and princes of a titled and hereditary aristoc
racy as well as the toiling millions of
despotic aod monarchical governments,
have been taught tbe lesson; that men are
capable of self-government, and that the most
desirable element of strength for any people is
not in standing armies nnd frowning battle
ments, but the cultivated, intelligent patriotism
of its masses ; that rational liberty—not the
liberty of the unprincipled and crazy mob, but
liberty regulated by laws founded on justice
and governed by moderation—is no-la- (etched
figure of the imagination ; no splendid theory
of the visionary and the enthusiast, but a real
living, vital, regenerating influence—an influ
e-rce destined to go onward, broadening in
sphere and brightening in splendor, until other
nations than ours shall have felt its benign
power and superior excellence. While theße
facts must strike the mind of any careful eb~
server with a force nearly or quite axiomatic,
nevertheless it will remain for tbe scholar and
historian of a more subsequent age to combine
the results and norate the benefits which have
occurred to humanity by the blood shod in
Freedom's cause in our own land.
It seems mysterious and Hnrlr to ua that it
should have required so much of the best blood
of the nation to cement or weld together the
bonds of peace; but we have reason to hope
that that has been so well and firmly done that
their strength may never become impaired
while human governments shall exist on earth.
Prominent among the many duties wo owe to
both the dead and living is to provide lor the
wants of the widow, educate tbo orphan and
console the bereaved. 1 doubt not these are
considered by you a privilege as well as a
duty. The broad corner-stone of charity is
that on which' our organization rests, and
while resting there tbe streugth and durability
of the superstructure is assured.
Life, my comrades, human existence, is only
ono grand warfare; it is a warfare which
commences with the years of our understand
ing, and to the good soldier it ceases not till
the Cross is merged into a Crown. The march
in the pathway of duty is not always pleasant;
and it sometimes terminates, as in the case of
those of our comrades whose graves we have
this day decorated, in an early grave. But to
bim who dies in the cause of right and the
path of duty, the crystal gates of the grand
camping-ground above will not be closed, and
the march will then be from glory to glory,
under tho Great Captain of our Salvation.
My comrades, our duty to the dead ceases
not with the close of these ceremonies. If
with what we have here performed, wo have
not caught somewhat of the inspiration of the
solemn exercises and the sacred rites, then our
labors have not been an entire success; but if
we depart from here strengthened in our pa
triotic purposes, resolved to tread the path of
duty with the same unfaltering determination
of our departed comrades, even nnto death;
if wo earnestly and honestly endeavor to
gather and garner up the fruits of their strug
gle and their sacrifice, and go forth from here
with our entire life consecrated to our duty to
our God, our country, and ourselves, then can
we look back to each annual recurrence of
these exercises as important eras in our earth
life, and then our departed dead will not seem
to bo so far removed from us as to be inhabi
tants of another sphere; but tbis life will be
but the beginning of the next, and over all the
blessings which are the inevitable consequences
of duty will fall; and uncon
sciously, too, it may bo, we will be ascending
the "great world's altar-stairs—tbat slope
through darkness up to God."
" God's ways seem darkness unto men,
Yet they track the shining hills of day."
Then, comrades, indulge not in the reflection
that war is with you over ; it is never over as
long as wrong, injustice, oppression and evil
continue; be on the alert, ready to meet tho
enemy. Ihe visible implements of war have
been laid aside by us. I trust thu necessity lor
their use may never again occur ; but clothe
yourselves in the armor described by tbe
Great Apostle of Christianity—tbat model mis
sion—go forth to battle for the widow, the
orphan, for right, justice, truth and humanity,
and God will give to you the victory.
Comrades, our exercises for the day are now
over; but before we finally separate let me
urge you, by every glory of tho past, by the
solemnity of the present, and the importance of
the future, nourish and cherish with tender so
licitude the memory of our heroic d»ad, and
when another year shall have come, let those
who sball not have been called away by death
meet here and again renew these solemn cere
monies, and after each ol us have gone to join
the grand army of the dead, may the princi
ples which actuated them still live, and our
children and cbildrens' children to remote gen
erations point wiih reverential pride to this
place, and may a grateful people unite with
them in consecrating one day in each year to
the memory of tbe Nation's Ueaii.
rN THK DISTRICT COURT o*' THE UNITED
1 Statu ior the Eastern Tistrict of Virginia.
In the matter of Wade A Th irutou, baukrupt —
To Whom it May Concern:—Tho undersigned,
Wm 11 Allderdloo.of llicbmond city.Va, beroby gives
notice of his appointment as assignee of tbe estate of
W A Thorutou, of Curoliue county, in said district,
who was, ou the 4th day ef April, IS7I, adjudged
a bankrupt upon b!a own petition by the District
Court of said district.
Dated Kichmoud, May 8, 1871.
WM H ALUIKItMOK,
my 17-WSw Aaaignee.
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Sportiog ltifles, of various lengtlia and calibre, for
accuracy and safety, we recommend onr Breech Load
ing rifles, aa superior in every respect to any othera
now made. For Circulars giving lull description and
in -ea, apply to SHARPS' 81-LB Mi'Gl. CO., Hart
ford, Conn, ap 14—4»
THE ICNFOaCEMENT ACT.
An Act to enforce the right of citizens of the Unite
Stales to vote in tbe sevetal Statea of this Union
and for oilier purpose*.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of liepre
senltttives of the United States of America in Con
gress assembled, That all cltizena of the United
States who are or ahall be otherwise qualified by law
to vote at any election by the people in any Stale
Territory, district, county, city, parish, township.
Bchool district, municipality, or other territorial Bllb
divis on, shall be enlitleJ and allowed to vote at all
such electioni, without distinction of raco, color, or
previous condltiou ofsorvltude; any conatitutiou,
law, cuatcm, uaage, or logulation of any State or
Territory, or by or under ita authority, to tho con
Sec. 2. And bolt further enacted. That If by or
under the authority of the constitution or lawa of
auy Statu, or the laws of any Territory, any act fa or
shall bo required to bo doneas a |irerei|tiisiiceirquali
fication for voting, and by such conatitutiou or laws
persona or oflieors are or shall bo charged with the
performance of duties iv furuiablng to citizeua au
opportunity to perform auch prerequisite, or to be
como qualified to vote, it ahall be the duty of every
auch persou and ofheor to give to all citizens oi the
United Btates tbe same and equal opportunity to per
form such prerequisite, and to become qualified to
vote without distinction of race, color, or previous
condition of servitude ; and if uuy auch peraon or
ofiicor shall rofuso or knowingly omit to give full of
, feet to thisj aecttou, he shall, for every such offence,
forfeit and pay tho sum, of five hundred dollars to
tbe person aggrieved thereby, to be recovered by an
action on the case, with full costs and such allowance
for counsel feea aa tho court ahall deem just, aud
shall also, for ovory auch offence, be deemed of n
miademeanor, and ahall, on conviction thereof, be
fiued not lesß than five huudred dollara, or bo im
prisoned not leaa than oue month and not more than
oue year, or both, at tbe dlacretion of the court.
Sec. 8. And be it further enacted. That whenever
by or under tho authority of the conatitutiou or lawa
ol" any State, or the lawa of any Territory, any act
is or sball be requirod to be done by any citizen aa
a prerequisite to qualify or entitle him to vote, the
offer of any citizen to perform the net required to
be done as aforesaid sball, if it fail to bo carried into
execution by reason ot the wrongful act or omiaslon
aforesaid of the peraon or officer charged with the
duty of roceiving or permitting such performance or
offer to perform or acting thereon, be deemed and
hold as a performance in law of auch act; and the
person so offering und failing as aleresaid, and being
otberwiso qualified, shall be entitled to vote in the
same mannorand to theasme exteDt as if he had in
fact performed such act; and any judge, inspector,
or other officer of electiou whose duty it is or ahali
be to roceivo, count, certify, register report, or give
effect to tbe vote of any such citizon who snail
wrongfully refuso or omit to receive, count, certify,
registor, report, or give effect to tbe vote of such cit
izen upon the presentation by him of his affidavit
stating such offer and place theiesf, and tbo name of
tbo officer or person whosa duty it was to act there
on, and that he was wrongfully prevented by
"such peraon or officer from perioriniug such acl,
shall for every auch offence forfeit anil pay the sum
ot five hundred dollara to the person uggi loved there
by, to be rocovored by nu action on the case, with
full costs aud such allowauce lor counsel fees as the
court ahall deem jnat, and aball also for every aucb
offence be guilly of a misdemeanor, and shall, on
couvictiou thoreol, bo fiuod not less than five hun
dred dollara, or bo inipiisoued not lesa than one
month aud uot more than one yoar, or both, at tho
olscretion of the court.
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, Tbat if
any peraon, by force, bribery, throata, intimi
dation or other unlawful means, shall hin
der, delay, prevent, or obstruct, or eball
combine aud confadeiate with othora to hiuder,
delay, prevent, or obstruct, any citizeu from doing
any act required to be done to qualify bim to vote or
from voting at uuy olectlon aa aforesaid, such persou
ah ill for every such offeuCe forfcil and pay the sum
of fivo hundred dollars to tbe person aggrieved there
by, to be recovered by an action, on the case, with
full costs and such allowance furcuunael feea as the
court shall deem just, and shall also for every such
offenco bo guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall, on con
viction thereof, be fined not leas than fivo hundred
dollars, or be imprisoned not less than ono mouth
and not more thau one year, or both, at the discre
tion of the court.
Beo. 6. Aud be it further enacted, That ii any per
son shall prevent, hiuder, control, or intimidate, or
shall attempt to prevent, bind-r, control, or intimi
date, any person from exercißing or in exercising the
right of suffrage, to whom the right of suffrage ia
secured or guaranteed by the fifteenth amendment
to the Constitution ot tho United States, by means
of bribery, threats, or threats of depriving such per
son of employment or occupation, or of ejecting such
person from rented house, lauds, or other property,
or by throats of refusing to ronow leases or contracts
for labor, or by tbriata of violence to himself or
faintly, such person so offending shall be deemed
guilty of a misdemoauor, aud shall, on conviction
thereof, be iiued uot less than five hundred dollars,
or be imprisoned not less than one mouth and not
more thau oue yoar, or both, at the discretion of
Sec. 8. Aud bait further enacted, That the district
courts of Slatoa, within tbeir respective
districts, uliii.ll have, exclusively of the courts of the
several States, cognizauco of all Crimea and ofleucea
committed againat the provisiona of Ibia act and
also, concurrently witli tbe circuit courta of the
United States, of all causes, civil and criminal, aris
ing under this act, except as herein othorwise pro
vided and the jurisdiction hereby conferred ahall be
exorcisod in conformity with tbe lawa and practice
governing United States courts ; and all Crimea and
cilericeß committed against tbo provisions of thia act
may bo prosecuted by the indictment of a grand
jury, or, in cases of crimes and offences not infamous
the prosecution may be either by indictment or in
formation filed by tbo diatrict attorney iv a court
having j urisdictiju.
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[General Nature—No. 10.]
AN ACT to enforce the provisions of tbe
fourteenth amendment to the constitu
tion of the United States, and for other
Be it enacted by tho Senato and House
of Representatives of the United States
of America iv Congress assembled, That
any person who, under coloi of auy law,
statute, ordiuance, regulation, custom, or
usage of any State, shall subject, or causo
to be subjected, any person within tho jur
isdiction of the United States lo the depri
vation of any rights, privileges, or immu
nities secured by the constitution of the
United States, any such law, statute, ordi
nance, regulation, custom, or usage of tbe
State to the contrary notwithstanding,
shall be liable to tho party injured in aDy
action at law, suit in equity, or other proper
proceeding for redress ; such proceeding to
be prosecuted in the several district or cir
cuit courts of the United States, with and
subject to the same rights of appeal, review
upon error, and other remedies provided in
like cases in such courts, under the provi
sions of the act of the ninth of April,
1860, entitled "an act to protect all per
sons in the United States in their civil
rights, and to furnish the means of their
vindication ; and tbe other remedial laws
of the Uuited States which are in their
nature applicable in such cases.
Sec. 2. That if two or more persona
within any State or Territory ot tbo
United States shall conspire together to
overthrow, or to put down, or to destroy by
force the govern—tent of the United States, or
to levy war against the United States, or to
oppose by force the authority of tbo govern
ment of the United States, or by force, intiini
dation or threat to prevent, hinder or delay
tho execution of any law of the United States,
or by force to seize, take, or possess any
property of the United States contrary to
the authority thereof, or by force, intimida
tion or threat, to prevent any person from
accepting or holding any oflice of trus
or place of confidence under the United
States, or from discharging the. duties there
of, or by force, intimidation or threat to in
dace any officer of the United States to leave
any State, district ur place, where his duties
as such ollicer might lawfully be performed, or
to injure him in his person or property on ac
count of his lawful discbarge of the duties of
his ollice, or to injure his person while engaged
in tho lawful discharge of the duties of his
ollice, or to injure his property so aa to molest,
hinder, interfere with or impede him in the
discharge ol his official duty, or by force, in
timidation or threat to deter any party or
witness iv aDy court of the United States from
attending such court, or from testifying in any
matter pending in such court, fully, freely and
truthfully, or to injure auy such party or wit
ness in his person or property on account of
his having so attended or testified, or by
force, intimidation or threat to influence the
verdict, presentment or indictment of any
juror or grand juror iv any court
of the United States, or to injure such
juror in his person or property on account
of any verdict, presentment or indictment
lawfully assented to by him, or on account of
his being or having beeu such juror, or shall
conspire together, or go in dinguise upon thu
public highway or upon the premises ol anoth
er for the purpose, either directly or indirect
ly, of depriving any person or any class of per
sons of the equal protection of Ihe laws, or of
equal privileges or immunities under the laws,
or for the purpose of preventing or hindering
the constituted authorities of any State from
giving or securing to all persons within such
State the equal protection of the lawa, or shall
conspire together for the purpose of in any
manner impeding, hindering, obstructing, or
defeating the due course of justice in any State
or Territory, with intent to deny to any
citizen of the United States the due and
equal protection of the laws, or to injure any
person in hia person or his property for lawfully
enforcing the right of any peraon or any class
of persons, to ths equal protection of the laws,'
or by force, intimidation, or threat to prevent
any citizen of the United States lawfully enti
tled to vote from giving his support or advoca
i cy in a lawful manner towards or in favor of
tho election of any lawfully qualified person
as an elector of President or Vico President
j of the United States, or as a member of the
Congrccs of tho United States, or to injure
any such citizen in his person or property on
account of such support or advocacy, each
and every person so offending shall be
deemed gnilty of a high crime, and,
upon conviction thereof in any district
or circuit court of the United States or
district or supreme court of any territory of
the Unitod States having jurisdiction of simi
lar offences, shall be punished by a fine not less
than live hundred nor more than five thousand
dollars, or by imprisonment, with or without
hard labor, as the court may determine, for a
period of not less than six months nor more
than six years, as the court may determine, or
both such fine and imprisonment as the court
shall determine. And if any one or more per
sons engaged in any such conspiracy shall do,
or cause to be done, any act in furtherance of
the object of such conspiracy, whereby any
person shall be injured in his person or proper"
ty, or deprived of having and exercising any
right or privilege of a cilizen of the United
States, the person so injured or deprived of
such rights and privileges may havo and main
tain an action for the recovery of damages ocs
casioncd by such injury or deprivation of
rights and "privileges against any one or moro
of the persons engaged in such conspiracy,
such action to bo prosecuted in the proper dis
trict or circuit court of the United States,
with and subject to the same rights of appeal,
review upon error, and other remedies provi
ded in like cases in such courts under the
provisions of tbe act of April ninth, eighteen
hundred and Bi-ty-six, entitled "An act to pro
tectall persons in the United States in tbeir
civil rights, and to furnish tho means of their
Sec. 3. That in all cases where insurrection,
domestic violence, unlawful combinations, or
conspiracies in any State shall so obstruct or
hinder the execution of the laws thereof, and
of the United States, as to deprive any portion
or class of tho people of such Stato of any of
the rights, privileges, or immunities, or pro
tection, named in the Constitution and secured
by this act, and the constituted authorities of
such State shall cither be unable to protect, or
shall, from any cause, fail in or refuse piotec«
tion ot the people in such rights, such facts
6hall be deemed a denial by such State of equal
protection of the laws to which they are en
titled under the Constitution of the United
States; and in all such cases, or whenever any
such insurrection, violence, and unlawful com
bination, or conspiracy shall oppose or obstruct
the laws of tho United States, or the due exe
cution thereof, or impede or obstruct tho due
course of justice under the same, it shall be
lawful for tho President, and it shall be his
duty to take such measures, by the employment
of tbe militia or the land and naval forces of
tbe United States, or of either, or by other
means, as he may deem necessary for the sup
pression of such insurrection, domestic violence
or combinations; and any person who shall be
arrested under tho provisions of this and tho
preceding section shall be delivered to the mar
shal of tho proper district, toba dealt with ac
cording to law.
Sec. 4. That whenever in any State or part
of a Slate the unlawful combinations named
in the preceding section of this act shall be
organized and armed, and so numerous and
powerful as to be able, by violence, to either
overthrow or set at defiance the constituted
authorities of such State, and of the United
Statea within such State, or when the consti
tuted authorities are in complicity witb, or
shall connive at the unlawful purposes
of, such powerful and armed combina
tions; and whenever, by •11 <11 of either
or all of the causes aforesaid, 11 convic
tion of such offenders and the preservation of
the public safety shall become in such dia.
trict impracticable, in every such case such
combinations shall be deemed a rebellion
against the United States, and during the con
tinuance of such rebellion, and within the lim
its of the district which shall be so under the
sway thereof, such limits to be prescribed by
proclamation, it shall bo lawful tor the Presi
dent of tbe United Stiiies, when in his judg
ment the public safety may require it, to sus
pend the privileges of the writ of habeas cor
pus, to the end that sucb rebellion may be over
thrown« Provided, That all the pro
visions of the second section of
an act entitled "An act relating
to habeas corpus, and regulating judicial pro
ceedings in certain cases," approved March
third, eighteen hundred and sixty-threo, which
relate to the discharge of prisoners other than
prisoners of war, and to the penalty for refus
ing to obey the order of the court, shall be in
full force so far as the same are applicable to
tbe provisions of this section : Provided, That
tho President shall first have made proclama
tion, as now provided by law, commanding
such insurgents to disperse : And provided
also, That the provisions of thia section shall
not be in force after the end of tbe next regu
lar session of Congress.
Seo. 6. That no person shall be a grand or
petit juror in any court of the United States
upon any inquiry, hearing, or trial of any suit,
proceeding, or prosecution based upon or aris
ing under the provisions of this act who shall,
in tho judgment of the court, be in complicity
with any such combination or conspiracy ; and
every such juror shall, before entering upon
any such inquiry, hearing, or trial, take and
subscribe an oath in open court that he has
never, directly or indirectly, counselled, ad
vised, or voluntarily aided any such combina
tion or conspiracy; and each and every person
who shall take this oath, and Ehall therein
swear falsely, sball be guilty of perjury, and
shall be subject to the pains and penalties de
clared against that crime, and the first section
of the act entitled "An act deiiDing additional
causes of challenge and prescribing an addU
tional oath for grand and petit jurors in the
United States courts," approved June sevens
teenth, eighteen hundred atid sixty-two, be,
and the same is hereby, repealed.
Sec. 0. That any person or persons having
knowledge that any of the wrongs conspired
to be done and mentioned in the second
section of this act are about to be committed,
and having power to prevent or aid in prevent
ing the sumo shall neglect or refuse to do, and
such wrongful act shall be committed, such
person or persons shall be liable to the person
injured, or his legal representatives, for all
damßges caused by any such wrongful act
which such first-named person or persons by
reasonable diligence could have prevented,
and such damages may be recovered in an ac
tion on the case in the proper circuit court of
the United States, and any number of persons
guilty of such wrongful neglect or refusal may
be joined as defendants in such action;
provided that such action Ehall be com
menced within one year after such cause of
action shall have accrued, and if the death of
any person shall bo caused by any such wrong
ful act and neglect, the legal representative ol
such deceased person shjtll have such action
therefor, and may recover not exceeding
$5,000 damages thereon for the benefit of the
widow of such deceased person, if any there
be, or, if there be no widow, for the benefit of
the next of kin of such deceased person.
Sec. 7. That nothing herein contained shall
construed to supersede or repeal any former
act or law except so far as the same may be
repugnant thereto; and any offences hereto
fore committed against the tenor of any former
act shall bo prosecuted, and any proceeding
already commenced for the prosecution there
of shall be continued and completed, tbe same
as if this act h-d not been passed, except so
far as the provisions of this act may go to sus
tain and validate such proceedings.
Approved, April 20, 1871.
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And everything iv tho domain of WOOD TRIM
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' wy 2T—DAWBUJ
PATRONS OF HUSBANDRY.
iiirrntlvr Commmlllec of % minimi
Grange.-Wm. Saunders, Thos. B. Bryan, Rev. A.
I! Orosli, Col. .1. R. Tbomraon, Rev. John Trimble,
0. U. Kolley, Washington, I). 0.
Deputies at Large,-Col. D.S. Curtis, (Waah
ington, D. C-l Dr. W. II lltirnbam, T. A. Thompeon,
Dr. Jaa. L. Knoa, Z.Cook.
Naiiohai, Obarui, WAsnisoiois, D. C.
It la evident to all Intelligent ininda that the time
haa crime when those engaged In rural pursuits
should havo an organization devoted entirely to
their interests. Such it ia intended to make tho
Order of Patron* it was instituted in 18'i7 ; it*
growth is unprecedented in the history of secret ns
aoclationa, and it Is acknowledged one of the moat
useful and powerful organizations iv the United
Statea. Ita grand objectß are not only general im
provement in husbandry, bnt to Increase the genoral
happiness, wealth, and prosperity of the conntry. It
ia founded upou the axloma that the products of
the Boil eompiise the basia of all wealth ; that indi
vidual happiness dependa upon general prosperity,
and I!'ii!. the wealth of a country dependa npon the
general Intelllg.mce and mental culture of the pro
In the meetinga of thia Order all but members are
excluded, and thore Is iv its proceedings a symbol
ized ritual, pleasing, beautiful, aud appropriate,
which is designed uot only to charm the fancy, but
to culllvate and enlargo lie mind and purity the
heart, having at tho sunie time, Btrict adaptation to
Tbe secrecy of tho ritual and proceedings of the
Order have been adopted chiefly for the purpose of
accomplishing desired efficiency, extension, and uni
ty, and to secure among its mombera, in the internal
working of tbe Order, coufidence, harmony, and se
Women are admitted to fall membership, and
we solicit the co-operation of women because oi a
conviction that withont her aid success will be less
certain aod decided. Much might be said in this
conne jtfon, but every husband and brother knows
that whore he can bo accompanied by hiß wife or
aiater uo lessons will be learned hut those of purity
Tho Order of the Patrone of Ilusbiindiy will ac
complish a thorough systematic organization uinong
Farmers and Horticulturists throughout tho United
States, and will secure among them intimate social
relations aud acquaintance with each other, for the
advancement and elevation of their pursuit*, with
au appreciation aud protection of their true interests.
By auch meana may be accomplished that which
exists throughout the conntry in all other avocations
and among all other classes—combined co-operative
association for individual Improvement and common
Among tho advantages which may be derived from
the Order aro systematic arrangements tor procur
ing and disseminating, iv the moat expeditious man
ner, information relative to cropa, demaud and sup
ply, prices, market*, and transportation thioughout
the country ; also for the purchaae and excbatigo of
atock, seeds, and desired varieties of piants and
troes,aml for tho purpose of procuring help at home
or from abroad, and situations for persons seeking
employment; also for ascertaining and testing the
meiits of uewly-iuveiited farming imploruents and
those not in geuernl use, and for detecting and ex
posing those that are unworthy, and for protecting,
by all available means, the farming interests from
trand and deception, and combinations of every kind.
We ignore all political or religious discuaaioua in
the Order; we do not aolicit the patronage ot any
sect, association or individual, upon any grounds
whatever except upon the intrinsic merit of the Or
The better to eecure greater benefits to our mem
bera, we desire to estaoliah Granges in every city,
town, and village in tbe United Statea. Information
relative to organizing may be obtained by addressing
tho undersigned, or either of the General Dcputiea.
0. H. KELLY,
Secretary of the National Grange.
P"~ROPOS__BTo_ ~GRAWTl r FOR THK
NEW STATE DEPARTMENT.
Office of Sopebvisino Abohiteot, 1
Wasiiinoton, May 24,1871. J
Sealed proposals will be received until 12
o'clock, m., of the 22d day of June, 1871, at
the office of tho Supervising Architect of the
Treasury Department, for furnishing and de
livering at the site of the proposed building all
the dimension granito required for the exterior
of the new State Department, for which about
180,000 cubic feet will be required. Proposals
must state the price per cubic foot for stones
whose dimensions do not exceed twenty cubic
feet, and tho rate ol increase in price for stones
exceeding twenty cubic feet. The exact aver
age size of the stones cannot at present be giv
en, but will approximate 40 cubic feet. Stones
to be quarried and delivered according to a
schedule of net sizes that will be furnished tbe
contractor. One inch will be allowed for
quarry dimensions on each worked face of the
Each bid must be accompanied by a sample
block, 12 inches cube, of the granite it is pro
posed to furnish, which must be sound, dura
ble, of uniform color and good grain; free
from discoloring or other foreign substances,
and capable of withstanding tbe action of the
elements, and that has been fully tested by use
in buildings, and is from quarries capable ol
furnishing the quality and quantity desired
within oue year, and from which stone has
been, or is now being used for first class build
Bidders will state how soon they can com
mence tho delivery of stone, and the amount
per week they can deliver. They will also
state the average and maximum sizes of stone
tbat can be obtained from their quarry.
No bids will bo received except from the
owners or lessees of the quarries from which
the Btone is proposed to be furnished.
All proposals must be made on the printed
forms to be obtained of the Supervising Archi
tect, and be accompanied by a penal bond in
tho sum of fifty thousand dollars- ($50,000)
that the bidder, will execute and perform tbe
contract if awarded to him, and give bond
therelor in the penal sum of one hundred thou
sand dollars ($100,000), and a valid and bind
ing lease of the quarry to the Government, as
security for the faithful performance of the
contract; the lease to take effect upon the
failure ol' the contractor to comply with the
terms of the contract; Baid lease to authorize
the Government to take full possession of the
quarry and work it at the expense of the.con
tractor in case of such default.
The right to reject r.ny or all bids received is
Proposals must be inclosed in a sealed enves
lope, indorsed "Proposals for Granite or New
State Department," and addressed to
A. a. MOLLETT,
Supervising Architect, Treasury Department,
Washington, D. C. "my 2G—23ts
CONTRACT FOR THE CARE OF SICK AND
Bids will bo received by the underaigned for a
contract to furnish MEDICAL ATT_NDANO_,
SUB3iBTKNC_, M-DIOINKS, and all other neces
saries for the care aud comfort of sick and disabled
seamen at thia port, AT A RATH P_K BIEM, for
one year from JULY 1, 1871, to JUNE 30,1872.
The Government reaerves the right to reject auy
or all bids tor what it deems sutficient cauae.
J. M. HUMPHREYS,
Collector and Agent for Marine Hospital - uud.
Richmond, Va., May 21,1871.
TTNITBD S 'ATEB DISTRICT COURT FOR TUB
U EASTERN DISTRICT O- VIIWINIA, RICH
MOND, VA., APRIL 15, 1871.
ORDERED that John Ambler Smith bo subßti
tuted In the place ot Lswis E, Hianr aa Assignee in
all cases iv which aaid Higby boa acted heretofore
up to this date, aud that the resigoatiou of said
lligby be accepled as soon as aaid Smith shall file
with the clerk ot this court a bond satisfactory to
the clerk, or Register Forbea, ill tho penalty ol tire
thousand dohara for the faith!ul performance of du
ties as biich assignee iv the caees atoresajd.
JOHN C. UNDERWOOD,
A true copy—Teste,
E. J. Undbhwood,
I, Howard J. Underwood, clerk of the District Conrt
of the United states for the Eastern Diatrict of Vir
ginia, do hereby certify that John Ambler Smith,
_.rj, has tliii day fi'ed his bond as requiied by the
toieeroiug order of court, and the same is horeby ap
In witness whereof, I have hereunto signed my
name and alliied tho seal of our said couri, this 22d
il.iy o! April. A. D. 1871.
_. J. UNDERWOOD,
ap22—tf District Clerk.
UNITED STATUS DISTIUUT COURT FOR THE
Western District wf Virginia, at Abiugdon—lu
The act of Congiesi approved March 21,1867, hav
ing lequirud all such adveriiirementa as may be or
dered by any U. «. Court, or judge ihereor, or by auy
officer of such court, to he published iv one or more
i ewspapers designated by the cVrk of the House ol
Representative's, by virtue of taid act, for the publi
caiiou i f the lawa and treaties; and having been offi
cially notified by sni I clerk, under date o; 22d inst.,
that be had, on tho Bth instant, selected fur that pur
pose Tub Sum Journal, Richmond, and tho "Na
tional Virginian," Richmond, I do accordingly re
scind tho order hoietofore made by me for all Buch
advertisements lobe niadoi.i the "Lynchburg Presa,"
and direct that hereafter they bo published iv ono or
ttio oilier of the newspapers selected as eluroaaid by
the clerk of tbo House of R-'preacntativea.
U. 8. Diatrict Judge for the Western Dlat. of Va.
Harrisonburg, Hist March, 1871.
Edward S. Watson, Clerk of C. S. Diatrict and ?Cir
cuit Courla, at Aninndon.
A copy—Teste :
8. ". WATSON,
Clerk U. P. I! and C. 0. W. D. of Va.
April M. 1871. ap 8-tf
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STARKE'S _DIXIE PLOW.
BY INVITATION|OF MR. F. C. WILLIAMS, OF
the county of Nottoway, a nnmher of gon
tleinen atwembled at his residence Saturday, Decem
ber 10, to teat by practical experiment the compar
ative value of the DIXIE PLOW, manufactured Ly
StArke ft Co.. and any other that might enter the
field of competition.
Tho plowa wero taken to the field at half past two
P. M., the following gentlemen acting aa Judges :V.
W. JSpof), J. D. Williams, Robert Scott* Jas. S. Gil
liam, Wm. T.Christian, Richard Kpe*. Dr. Darrlng,
Sidney Graves, Walton Sydnor, P. C. Williams, O.
N. Seay, and .1. M. Hurt. Mr. 8. Graves and Walton
Sydnor were the principal plowmen. Mr. W. Sydnor
working the Watt plow and 8. Graves the Dixie—
both of whom handled thorn with skill and
The plows entered were the Dixio two homo right
and left-hand plows, and the Matt two-horse left
hand. Soon after the trial commenced, the beam of
the Dixie right hand broke in two and was laid
aside, the contest being narrowed to the Watt left
hand and Dixie left-hand. The soil first selected
was a stubble loam wlthoutsoil ; but as the plows
were new, and did not turn In consequence of the
ronghness of the castings, after a short trial it was
decided to take them into another field where tbe
soil was a well-trodden, tenacious clay, with a timo
thy sod covered with vegetation and with straw.
The plows here performed tholr work admirably,
cutting and turning clear without choking.
As the Dixie waa a new comer, as the contest
waxed warm most of the judges took hold of it to
test personally its practical working. While there
is no intention to do injustice to any, aa neither
party had agent or representative present, and toth
plows did well, yet the trial, with the award of tho
judges, is deemed of sufflciont importance to the in
terest of agriculture to justify its publication.
The award of the judges was unanimously in favor
of the Dixie on the-following grounds:
Ist. It cut a deeper furrow.
2d. It cut a wider furrow.
3d. It more effectually inveited the sod.
4th. The draft _eemed to be no greater.
stb. Tho mechanical arrangement for altering cut
was diemed more simple and efficie&t.
At the conclusion of the trial some of the judges
were so pleased aa to determine to order them for
their own uue. J, M. HURT, Secretary.
I certify that tho above was sent to the Richmond
"Whig" for publication by myself; that I am not
acquainted with Mr. Starko ; that he had nevßr seen
the paper and knew nothing of its contents, and was
iv no wise a party to the tri_l of the plows alluded
to J. M. UURT.
We, the.luges in the "Plow Trial," on the farm of
Mr. V. C. William-, published in the Whig, hereby
certify that it was directed to be sent to that journal
as a communication by the judges who made tho
J M HURT,
F O WILLIAMS,
W T CHRISTIAN,
J B WILLIAMS,
JAS S GILLIAM.
I do not believe in plow trials made by the manu
facturers themselves, but hope tbat every fanner
wi:l at once make a full tral of the DIXIK with
every plow he can find, and buy that which does the
best work. I have not been able to supply the de
mand, nor fill my orders for sometime, and must
leave fleld-trialr) where they rightly belong— to farm
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AN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED
STATES for the Eaatern District of Virginia, at
Richmond, Va., April Bth, 1871:
R. A. Va_on
Jamea River Insurance Company,
IN EQUITY—ORDER OVERRULING DEMURRER
AND DIRECTING ACCOUNT.
This day this cause came on again to le heard upon
the amended bill of the plaintiff and tha demutrer of
D J Hartaook, oue of the defendants, filed by leave
of court aud waa argued by counsel. On considera
tion whereof, and for reasons appearing to the court,
the court doth overrule the said demurrer. Audit
appearing to the court that thia cause has been regu*
larly matured at tho Rules and set for heariug as to
all the defendants except J E Dill ird, Robert W Ei
som and George T Jones, upon whom process has not
beeu served, and the bill of the plaintiff having been
taken for confeased as to all of the defendants ex
cept the said defendants upon whom process has not
beeo served, and W D Ligon, B C Hartaook, J J
Hopkins, George J Hund'ey, J R Ward,, D J Hart
sook and William P Sht-pherd j and now this cause
came on to be heard on the papers formerly read, the
bills, exhibits, the answer of D J Hart_ook end Wil.
liam P Shepherd, tho petitiona of William D Ligon,
B 0 Hartsook, J J Uopkius, George J Hundley aud
J R Ward, together with the special reports uf the
receiver, J A Lynham, upon each of said petitions.
And it appearing to the wurt that final decreed, by
consent, have been made aa to the said William l)
Ligon, B G Hartaook, J J Hopkins, George J Hund
ley and .1 R Ward, on consideration whereof tho
court, without at tbis time passing upon any ot the
questions raised by the answers of defendants und
without prejudice to the'rights of any of the defen
dants, doth adjudge, order and decree that Jonn-s
Pleasants, of the city of Richmond, who_ is hereby
appointed a special Commissioner for the purpoae, do
take the following accounts:
Ist. An account of all debta due or to become due
from tho James River Insurance Company, together
with the priorities thereof.
2d. An account of all debts due from tach of the
defendants except the the said William l> Llgon, B
0 Hartaook, J J Hopkins, George J Hundley and J
R Ward with the coLslderation and evidence th-reof.
3d. An account ahowing all other assets of the said
James River Insurance Company.
4th. An account of the funds in the hands Of John*
A Lynham, receiver in this cause.
sth. Auy other matter demed pertinent by the
Oommls-ioner, or required by any party, aud make
report of all said matters to court. And the court
doth further order that publication by the Commis
sioner for once a week lot four successive week* iv
the Virginia k-.v_i Journal, and in some other pa
per published iv tho city of Richmond for a like
time, showing the time and place ol taking the said
accounts, shall be equivalent to personal .ervice on
JOHN C. UNDERWOOD,
April Bth, 1871. District Judge.
A truo copy—Teste :
M. F. PLEASANTS, Clerk.
v.V.Mvi-S.n ,_ K ' _ OrricK, i
Richmond, April 24,1871. |
Notice is hereby Riven that I have appointed my
ofttce in this city, No. 1114 M -in street, as the place,
an 1 THURSDAY, the _stn uay of May, 1871, at the
hour of l_. M., as the time for taking tho accounts,
m&ktmc the Inquiries and gonerally executing the du
ties directed and prescribe Iby the foregoing decree;
when and where all persons uitoretted are required
to bo piespnt, with th_ prip.ns necessity to en&b'e
me to respond to ths matters referred to me by said
Qi\6D under my hand at Richmond, this 24th i
April, 1871. JAMES PLEASANIC,
ap idfr—Tn4w Special Com»iisio»tr. i
■ OA./TTMORE LOOK HOSPITAL
KHTABI.IHHKD AS A KEFU-U l-KOM
I I oan.l PLACE WHEUfc A _Uk_
CAN BE OBTAINED.
DR. JOHNSTON haa disioveiod the Boat oartam
speedy, and only effectual remedy In the woil,: 1, t
Weaknißs of the Back or Llniba, Btrtataros, ASi.
tlous of tho Kidneys aid !>'.'.' . ui.ilrntarj r)j„
ohargo«, luipotency, General Deliiiit), WorvoUhrir-s
Dyspepsia, Languor, Low Spirits,Confo-ioii •! Id ~
Palpitation of tbe neart, Timidity, Tr.m! I ..
nesa of gight 01 -Iddbiaaa, Dlseaae* ..! ir,.
Throat, Nose or Bkiu, ASaotlonl ot the ban/as, Dion.'
a°h or Bowels—lhose ten iliie disorders ..rrisihg frm.
the Solitary Habits of Vouih -thgaa secret ood soi
tary practices more fatul to their viliniß than tli.
•ongof Syrens to the Mariner of Ultsaaa, bligbtiu.
their most brilliant hopes or aoUclpailorifl, render...
marrlagea, -c., Impossible.
■(specially, who have become the victims of ,Solltn4a
Vice, that droadful and destructive hrbit wbicti annu
ally sweeps to an untimely grave thonaaudfl ol Yor.ur
-en of the most exalted talent and brilliant intellect,
who might otherwiße have entrance 1 lißtenlng Beu
atea erith the thunders of oloqueneo, or waked to
ecßtacy the living lyree, may call with lull coulL
Married Persous, or Young Men contemiilatlnj
marriage, being aware of physical weakness, 01 gaul.'
debilities, delormities, Ac, speedily cured.
He who places himself uudor the cure uf Di. J.
may religiously confide ou his honor as a gentlemei '
ana confidently rely upon his skill as a physiciau '
— mediately cured and full vigor restored.
Thia dreadful disease— which renders life mlaorahla
and marriago 1 mposfltble— Is the penalty paid by th*
victims of Improper Indigencies. Young persons
are too apt to cmuniitt oxcesseß Ii .in not being aware
of the dreadful conaoqueucea that may ensile. Now,
who that nndeißtanda the subject will pretend to
deny that tho power ot procreation Ib lost sooner by
those tailing Into Improper habits than by the pru.
dent I Besides being deprived of the pleasures ol
healthy offspring, the most serious and destructive
symptoms to both body and mind arise. The Bysli.iu
becomes deranged, tho physical and mental funetlom
weakened, loss of procrcative power, nervous irrita
biUty, dyspepsia, palpitation of the heart, iudigea
tion, constitutional debility, a wasting of the frame
coughs, coußuuiptfon, Ao.
Orrioa No. T South .nanaaica Brass*,
Left hand Bide going from Baltimore street/a lew
doors from the corner. Tall not to observe the noma
Lettera must be paid aud 00-tain a ataum Tha
Doctor's Diplomas bang in his office
Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, London
graduiito trom one of tbe most eminent Collegoa in
tho United States, and tho greater part of whoee Ufa
has been spent in the hospitals of London, Peris
Philadelphia aud elsowhere, has effected Borne oi the'
moßt astonishing cureß that were ever known; many
troublod with I'iuging in tho head and eara wheu
aoloep, groat nervousness, being alarmed at sudden
sounds, bashfojuoss, with frequent blushing,utteniled
sonietlmeß with a derangement of the mind, wars
TAKK PARTICrt-AK NOTIO-
Dr. J. addresses all those who bave injured them
selves by improper iudulgeuciea and solitary habtu
which ruin both body and mind, unfitting them f. i
either bußineaß, -udy, society or marriage.
Theae are some of the end anil melnneholy etlecta
produced by early habits of youth, ria : VVeaknuiis ot
the Back and Limbs, Pains iv the Hood, Dimnesa ol
Sight, Loss of Muscular Power, Palpitation of the
Heart, Dyspepsia. Nervous Irritability, -oruugemt lit
of the Digestive Funotiena, Ueuersl Debility, Byoip
toniß of CoUßiinirjtlon.
Tho fearful eflocta ou tha mind ore moth to bo
dreaded. Loss of Memory, Confusion of Ideas De
pression of Spirits, Evil -orebodiugs, Aveißio'u to
Society, Belf-dietrust, Love of Solitude, Timidiiy _c
are aome of the evils producod. '
Thousands ol persons of all ages oan vow luuge
what Is the cause of their declining health, loosing
tbeir vigor, becoming weak, pale, nervous and emii
oiated, huviug a singular appearance about the eyes
rough and symptoms of consumption.
who have tnjnred themselves by a certain prucltr-e
Indulged in wheu alo-je—a habit frequently learned
from evil companions or at echool, the effects of which
are nightly felt, oven when asleep, and, if not curei)
renders marriage impossible, and destroys both mmd 1
and body—should apply Immediately.
What a pity tbat a young man, the hope ol his
ooantry, the pride of his parents, ebould be nuatehea
from all prospects and enjoyments of life by the con
sequence of deviating from tho path of nature and
Indulging in a certain secret habit. Snob nersocs,
MUST, before contemplating
reflect that a sound mind and body are the most nso>
•saary requisites to promote connubial happiness; In
deod, without l-ese, the journey tbroueh life beioniea
a weary pilgrim ige, the prospect hourly darkens to
the view, the mind becomes Hhadowod with diapair
and filled with the melancholy reflection that the
happiness of an--ther becomes liliirhted with our own-
DIBKASU OK IMPRUDINCB.
When the misguided and imprudent votary of
pleasure finds he bos imbibed the seeds of (his pain
-'ul disease, it toe often happeiiß that aclll-iinied sense
if shame or dredd of discover) lioterß bim from ap
plying to those, who, from education and respecta
bility, can alone belriend t.im. lie falls into the
handß of Ignorant and designing pretenders, who, Il
oipable ol curiux, filch his pecuniary substance, keep
him trilling oi'tith after month, *r as long as the
smallest fee can be obtained, ant! ivftu dispair leavd
him with rained tnelth to sigh over hia galling dis
appointment; or, by the tiso of that deadly poison
Mercury, hasten the constitutional Bytnploniß of the
terrible dlaaaae, auch oa Affection of the Hear]
Throat, Nose, ht in, etc., progressing with frightful
rapidity till death puta aperied to his dreadful suffer
ing by sending him to that undiscovered country
from whose bonrno no traveller returns.
BNDOUSEMENT 01? THE PR*,BB.
The many tbonsandß cured at this institution
within the last eighteen years, and the numerous
Surgical Operations performed by Dr. Johnston, wit
nessed by the reporters of the "Bur' 1 and many other
papers, notices of which appeared again and again
before the public, besides his standing as a gentle.
man of oharacter and reepouaibility, ia a sufficient
guarantee to the afflioted.
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