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SATURDAY MORNING:.-..:-::-APRIL It, MM.
ONE YEAR AGO.
In tke-year of onr Lord 1665, on the 14th
day of April, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, the
sixteenth President of the United States of
America, was assassinated. Nothing In ac
tual life erer aurpaased the horror or enor
mity of the tragedy; and romance never
equalled the dreadful realty of the awful
crime. Absahax Livcot-t earned the respect
not only of his own countrymen, but the ad
miration of the world for his auitere virtues,
and lofty personal character; moro than this,
he had won, as no other American ever had,
the tenderest affections and earnest love of
the people whom he served. The moat terri
ble civil war of modem tunes had ended In
national triumph; conquering armies were
etaroing home with their tattered ensiirns:
the cannon had sounded Its hoarse notes of
jubilee throughout the empire; end the ho.
aannas of an exultant people had rung out
from ocean to ocean, in one united strain of
joy, when the anouncement of the murder
of tho great and good Parsiourr, flashing
across the continent, hashed every voice,
changed the peel into a dirge, substituted na
tional joy with national grief, and for a mo
ment made men doubt whether the Ood who
gave the victory had not robbed us of its
glory and worth in permitting the death of
onr immortal and beloved leader.
One year ago this day the darkest hour in
human history, save one, and the heaviest
task for human faith, came to us. The land
was shrouded with the emblems of woe ; a
wail of anguish went up from the whole
country; a million stalwart men in arms,
who knew not fear, quailed beforo a single
death; thirteen millions of citizens who
never lost heart trembled in their grief at
the inexplicable mysteries of Providence,
and one lifeless corpse seemed to hold within
its inanimate clay the hopes and the courage
of the nation.
We will not revive the terrors of that fatal
night Wc care not to recall tho emotions
of that baleful hour. The palsy of the com
munity ; the stricken country; the agony of
sorrow ; the funeral march, when from the
sombre Capitol they bore him, amid scenes
of unusual sadness, from city to city, past
uncounted thousands of weeping men and
women, for sateen hundred miles to his dis
tant prairie grave, Is fresh in all our memo
ries and cannot bo forgotten. Our task to
day is of a different nature. It is not his
death, but his life, that most concerns us.
We ask what distinguished that life ; what
placed him so far above his countrymen,
that hereafter the test of greotncsswill be to
approach hia standard of excellence ! Wh)
were his virtues universally recoirnliedt
Why was his loss considered almost irrepar-
aDie i ny uu the liumblest, even more
than the highest, sob over his departure 1
Why did patriotism regard him as its un
questionable exponent f What is the moral
of his career? Was the grief that followed
him to the "dark bouse aod the long home"
real or fictitious t Is his memory properly
revered, and is his peerless example regarded
to-day t These ore questions which force
themselves homo, on this dreary anniversary,
and their answers might well be considered
as the most important of all that affects us.
ABItAII AM LINCOLN fought no battles,
around his brow we do not find the warrior's
wreath. He had no extraordinary, intellec
tual gifts; classic culture did not adom his
speech; and not to him do we look for the
model of American scholarship, or for para
gons of eloquence. We find the clue to hu
greatness, the source of his strength, and the
secret of his being embalmed in the popular
heart, to be hia catholic spirit of nationality,
and his pare and unselfish devotion to the
country of his birth. He was no systematic
reformer. Ho was neither au enthusiast or a
philosopher; he was simply a pure American
patriot. Patriotism was the pervading
element of his nature. It was from tbt
purest motives of patriotism thathe avoided
while i, was consistent with national honor, a
resort to tho tribunal of arms. From the
same lofty spirit, when the inevitable fato ol
war camekhe nsed all the means which the
Tast powers of the nation placed in his hands
for its nltimate preservation. He had no
other idea than the welfare and perpe
tuity of. the Republic our which he
had been called to preside. Prom the first
discharge of a rebel gun upon tho insulted
flag of his country to the moment of his
cruel death, the ono object of his life was to
effect a restoration of the insurgent States to
tketr practical relations with the Federal
Union. For that ho marshaled immense
armies, and sent forth our matchless fleets
For that he poured out tho treasure of the
people. For that ho liberated four millions
of bondmen, and placed within tho black
man's hand two hundred thousand muskets
For that heproclaimedVrancsty to those who
would abandon the rebellion and tako oath to
Government. For that he initiated tho re
turn of the insurrectionary gtatis hcn one
tenth of their voting population gave cvi
dense of lojalty. For that ho extended
"pardon to all whosolemnlyswear to hence
forth faithfully support, protect, and defend
the Coxstitctiox of tho United States and
the States therein." For that he conferred
with tho agents of the rebel Government
and went in person to Fortress Monroe "With
the riew of securing tho peaco of our one
common country." And as if to give addi
tional solemnity to this central purposo of hu
life, a few days before he left this earth, in
an elaborate address to the country, he
pledged liimself anew and untiringly to the
work of restoration.
The toil of his weary years of official anx
iety; the essence of his prayers to heaven;
he hope of his great heart was to effect that
sublime object. ABRAHAM LINCOLN
lived to see the foe everywhere beaten. He
saw the national authority everywhere main
tained. He heard the hallalujahs of final
victory; but he died before his eyes rested
upon the replacement of the revolted, State.,
or the inauguration of a reunited Republic.
For some Inscrutable reason God denied that
triumph to him. The performance pf that
duty he left to the eotmtrrmenwho survived
him. He hu been In his grave one year,
ana still the work Is unfinished. All that he
thought needful has been accomplished, and
more. Instead of one tenth, the entire south-
-.lll. 1 ..t.latia TTf mrl lt
I emancipation hu raised Into a national fiat.
1 and hat become a part of the organic law of
every reDeiiiotWDiaxc. iTyn:uviwgpoQnB
betniurrenilereii Almost erery rebel soldier
and citizen hu rcg.stcroUhis oath of allegiance
to tho United States Government, Ereryrebel
State hu disavowed their rebel obligations. It
would seem that tho extremist wish of his
patriotic heart had been gratified, and that
his vision of success was complete. Vet,
we art not "one common country" Not ours,
on this anniversary of his assassination, be
the service to taunt any man with dereliction
of duty. But It Is the stern task of justice
to say that to sorrow over Abrauam Lix
colk's death, and to be indifferent to the
great example of his life, is to mock his
counsel ; and it argues a criminal forgetful
neu of his precepts and teachings. As far
as humanity is concerned, tho loss of him by
the hand of the assassin is augmented by the
sacrifice of the purpose which he had so near
at heart
Could our earnest appeal reach every citi
zen of this natron, on this nevcr-to-bo-forgot-tcn
day, it would Implore them not to re
member only tho successful Commakdxr-ia-CniKr,
whose legions came bock in glory
for history is storied with eminent captains
and tictorioos conquerors not to remember
only the swelling music of tho unchained
slaves, whose anthems went up to tho skies,
sweet m that music was to all who love
liberty and honor America; but to remember
that our mission is still unaccomplished, and
bid them go to those words of wi&dom, which
seem to have caught their Inspiration from
that Heaven through whose portals Abra
ham Lixcolm wu so soon to pass, and find in
them the paramount duty of tho present
time. "With malice towards none; with
chanty for all; with firmness in the right, u
God gives ns to see the right, let us strive on
to finish the work we are in; to bind up the
nation's wounds; to care for him who shall
haro borne tho battle, and for his widow and
his orphan to do all which may achieve
and cherish a Just and a luting peace among
ourselves, and with all nations."
DEATH OP IlOfl. DJLHIKI. S. DICKIHSOX
Yesterday we received tbt sudden sad announce
mtotof tbedealb of tbe lion. Dahibl Stivers
DiCEiisoa, of New York. From Mr. Jons
Sayaqb'i book of "Oar Ltvlog Representative
fen,' we gatber tb prominent Incidents of hie
biography. He waa born In Qosben, Litchfield
eountj, Conn., on the 11th of September, 1800.
nil father wai a plain, reipectable, demooretlo
farmer, of the Jeftertonlan aohoot of politic a In
1804 tbe family removed to tho Taller of Chenan
go, In New York, and settled In what le now tbe
town of Onllford. Yoans; Damiil worked on the
firm and at a trade, attending a common eebool a
portion of the time, after the manner of farmers'
boye la those days. Bat when the divinity of a
qalek and itrong Intellect began to itlr within him
he applied himself to the acquisition of literature
and scientific knowledge, making rapid progress
Then he studied law and tanght school In tbe com
mon and select schools of tbe neighborhood lie
was admitted to the bar In IBIS, and toon became
Ilitlognlshed In his own section, from wbenoe be
removed to Blngbampton In 1831, whore he has
resided ever since, and whs re he owned a beautiful
estate.
Mr. Dicsixiom was ejected to the State Senate
if New York In 1838, for four years, and from this
time became prominent as a politician At tbe
close of his senatorial term he was nominated for
Lieutenant Governor by the Democrats and de
feated . It was during the Hard Cider" campaign.
In 1812 he was again nominated, and this lime
was elected In 1844 be was made United States
Senator by Gov. BoucKtofill tbe vacancy created by
the appointment of Mr. N P. Talx ADqs is Governor
of Wisconsin Territory, and on tbe meeting of the
Legislature was elected for the succeeding term.
Daring the seven sessions of bis Senatorial ca
reer Le was associated with such Senators as Clay",
Cal.ou.t, Wanna, Clatto, Bihtov,Cass,Cit
raiDSir, and Dodolai, and in the arena with such
s these he, too, made bis mark. On the 14th of
December, 1847, be introduced two resolutions em
bodying tbe doctrine of "popular sovereignty' In
he Territories, and his speeches In support of It
irsre distinguished fr their great ability.
Mr. DicKiasox was tbe last Democratlo Senator
from New York. Ills term expired In March,
(831, and In the Convention at Baltimore In 1853
lie wis brought forward for the Presidency. lie
ves pledged to Gen. Cass, however, and withdrew
his name. From that time he lived mostly in re
Irement until the outbreak of the rebellion, da ring
which he wes for tbe Union, first, last, and always.
Mr. Dick I now threw all his energies Into the
Union cause when the Government was assailed by
an armed rebellion lie wu a firm friend of Mr,
LurcOLM, and his counsels and support were prised
at the highest by the late lamented President, who
appointed him United States District Attorney for
tbe Southern District of New York In 1804, and In
which office he died.
Tbe mortal illness of Mr. Dickimos was of tbe
most painful nature, as we arc Informed by tele
graph that be died of strangulated hernia. lie
was attending to the business of bis office In New
York Thursday afternoon, and died Thursday night
at the residence of bis son In law, S G Colbtket
In bis death tbs country baa lost a statesman aod a
Jsvoted friend of the Union.
TUB CAI'TOUS OV TIIK AHSASSINS.
One year age to-night Aibabam Lihcolx wu
assassinated. EdwjE M Stab tot, actlsg In the
capacity of Secretary of War, offered a reward for
tbe capture or the usassins Accordingly tbey
were captured Tbe captors made the country and
the world wild with Joy, but they have not to this
day received their promised reward, but, on tbe
contrary, on this very anniversary of the assasalna
tlon, u faithful Journalists of pasting events, we
have to announce the official answer of the same
Edwib M. 8 tab to jt, who still acts u Secretary of
War, In response to a resolution of Inquiry of the
United States House of Representatives that "no
action hu been taken relative to tbe awards for tbe
capture of Jobb Wilkes Booth aod David K
llAnaoLD" The people of tbla country are
anxioua to know why "no actlou bu been taken,"
and who usumea the reaponslbllity of thai falling
to act.
FOUEian'BTUAUSIlIp LIMES.
The House Post Ofllee Committee do not look
with favor upon any of the various schemes now
sought from Congress to aabitdlte steamship lines
to foreign countries Adrerse reports will prob
ably be made in all cues The lobby Is, however,
very persiatent In their efforts for this elua of
especial legislation
The author of tbe above Is understood to be the
clerk of tbo House Committee on Post Offices and
Post Boads. The gentlemen who represent the
"various schemes" referred to evidently have not
bought np the clerk of the committee The House
should sec to It
iiofjaju mtcmioxTO day.
The sssslon of the House todaytbe anniver
sary of tbe most melancholy event In American
history for the purpose only of buneora be speeches
Is viewed af unnecessary, and Is much to be re-gretUd.
Oreeea, the) Melde (aaa) Mmrderer.
XowAao "rT. Gun wu executed by hanging
at Bast CaabrUgc, yesterday, for tbe murder of a
lad named Covraasa The crime was committed
some) two and evhatf years ago. The murderer wu
poctmutcr of Maiden) Us victim was clerk la the
Maiden Bank, which was located within a few rods
of the postoffltc. On the day when tbe deed was
perpetrated, use sir, who was la embarrassed cir
cumstances, entered the bank, and passed behind
the counter, as he bad been accustomed to do, and
found Coaviasa aloie, reading, while tbe money
drawer, containing $4 000 or $3,000, wu open.
The idea wu then and there formed to kill the boy
for the sake of tbe money, Qaiaa has positively
and persistently averred that no premeditation
prompted the kUUng. lie secured bis booty, and
passed unsuspected for many days, while tbe whole
community wu aroused to ferret cut the murderer.
A lingular fact la the crime is that It wu commit
ted at mid day. In the heart of a populous tin age.
Other parties were arrested oa suspicion and bald
for examination j but no thought turned towards
tbe guilty man. At length Obese confessed to
soma friend. He could not bold bis dreadfufae-
cret. Ills arrest, Indictment and arraignment fol
lowed, when he admitted the killing, but would, on
no account, admit that It wu done with premedi
tation. According to the laws of Muaacbusetts,
murder with malice aforethought Is murder la the
first degree, and Is, alone, punishable with dath
Under tbe urgent advice of bis counsel, Gaaxa
finally pleaded guilty, and was, upon that plea,
without trial, without a bearing of tbe evidence,
sentenced to death.
Gov Aeduw doubted the legality of tbe sen
tence, and constantly refused to order the prisoner
for execution. He laid before his oounsel an
elaborate) argument to show that It would be mon
strous to punish with death, upon a plea of guilty,
when no attempt bad been made whatever to prove
the degree of guilt, and be proposed to bis consti
tutional adviser a commutation of the sentence to
the punishment prescribed for murder la the second
dese imprisonment for life bat this tbey
steadily refused to do. So It happened that while
the Governor could not commute the lantencc
without the sanation of a majority of bis counsel,
be could and did refuse to sign the death warrant.
and the cue wu left for bis successor In office, G or.
Bet LOCK
Meanwhile, a strong popular feeling had arisen
upon tbe subject, and men began to take aides for
and against the wretch's life There wu no doubt,
there could bo none, of his guilt. The only doubt
wu u to tbe degree of punishment that should 'be
Inflicted under the peculiar legal circumstances
that surrounded bis cue. The new Governor did
not share In the scruples of bis predecessor, and by
tbe advice of hia Council ordered tbe execution to
take place on Friday, April 13th. A writ of error
wu argued beforo the Supreme Courtof Massachu
setts by able lawyers, and Governor Ahdbew's
argument, blmself a lawyer of high standing, wu
put Into the case. The Court overruled the motion
for a new trial, and lut Tuesday the friends of the
unhappy man made a lut and futile effort to pro
cure a commutation. Tbey labored lealously and
generously for htm, but they did It under the dis
advantage of being forced to concede tbe guilt at
tho outset. Tbe only argument that could be
offered for the commutation; aside from the legal
objections to executing a man wljhout trial, wu,
that Green wu a vain, weak, frivolous, half Idiotic
person.
The Oath of Offlee Affair.
The Secretary of tbe Treuury yesterday commu
nicated the following to tho Senate J
Siat In response to a resolution of the Senate,
passed on tbe 6th Instant, requesting me to Inform
that body whether, at any time slnoo my report of
December lut, any persons have been permitted to
enter upon the duties of office and to receive the
salary or emoluments thereof without taklag the
oath prescribed by act of Congress, together with
other Information relative to tbe same subject, I
have tbe honor to transmit herewith reports from
the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, which fur
nish tbe desired Information.
X have tbe boner to be very respectfully, your
obedient servant, H. McCtrtLocB,
Secretary of the Treuury.
The Commissioner of Internal Revenue states
that useasors and collectors remain unpaid except
where the oath bu been taken. He reports the
appointment of 459 assistant assessors In the South.
cm Stales, and of the returns received 179 have
taken tbe oath, 68 have taken a modified oath,
(generally striking out tbe part relating to partici
pation In the rebellion, while promising to stand
for the Union In the future,) and 221 cues In
which those on duty bad not u yet made such re
turn, of whom 1 Is In North Carolina, 85 In South
Carolina, 10 In Georgia, and 12 In Alabama.
The Commissioner of Customs states that no al
lowance of salary bss been made until tbe oath
Is subscribed, and that be distinctly announce!
that tbe rule will be strictly enforced.
Returns In a very few eases have not been re
ceived, u follows : Galveston, Texu J, Jabcbb,
night ins pec torj Chables Jbbsio, messenger) C.
RiCEBLTSQB, night watchman; R, Sbitb, night In
spector. PonsMoIa, Florida CaAB lbs M. Fsa
bbl, clerk. Apalachieola, Florida Be addook
Williams, weigher. Mobile O. D. Williams,
clerk J. O'Bbibb and W. Fbbbs, watchmen, J.
EsrALA, bargeman. Savannah O. P. Bubeili,
clerk, O. K. Osgood, Inspector. Mobile E. Mub
BABr, Inspector. Charleston E. Wilbot Waltbb,
Inspectors Iiaac Habgbsavbs, porter. Tappa
bannock, Virginia Roibbt Edudbds, deputy col
lector. Brownsville, Texas Geoeob Wbiteb
field, Inspector.
The Commissioner gives the following u the only
euea in which a modified or altered oath hu been
taken
Fbedebick J. Lobd, special collector at WImIng
ton, N, G , appends to bis "It being understood
that this oath refers only to overt acts, and not to
personal opinions, feelings or sympathy,"
II D. Gilsbbt and Tbobab M. Gabdbbb, In
spectors at Wilmington, each add the words
"Provided that ctthlng herein contained la to be
construed to refer to my feelings or sympathies,
and alludes only to overt acts sgslnat tbe United
States
Tbe following guarded oath la taken by tbe act
ing naval officer at New Orleans "I, Thomas W.
Wells, do solemnly swear, In the presence of
Almighty Ood, that I will henceforth faithfully
support and defend the Constitution of the United
States, and the union of tbe States thereunder; and
that I will, In like existing rebellion, with refer.
enee to slaves, so long aad so far as unrepealed,
modified, or held void by Congress, or by decision
of tbe Supreme Court, and that I will, In like man.
ner, abide by and faithfully support all proclama
tions of the President made during the existing re
bellion having reference to slaves, so long and so
far u not modified f-t declared void by decisions of
the Supreme Court, so help me Ood V
Tho ItlffhU of Bottlers.
Tbe bill Introduced In tbe Senate yesterday to
protect tbe manufacturers of bottled beverages In
tbla city, makes It a misdemeanor to fill a bottle
having the trade mark on It, to buy or sell It, pun
ishable by a fine of fifty cents per bottle. But a
description of bottle and mark must be filed with
tbe clerk of the Supreme Court of the District, and
advertised In some newspaper two weeks. It also
authorises Justices of the peace to Issue, In certain
cues, a warrant to search the " premises, wagons,
carts, or other places of the offenders "
team on the Avenue
The bill introduced yesterday by Senator Mo a-
bill granting the privilege of using steam In city
transit to the Wublngtoa and Alexandria Railroad
Company, hu the following Important proviso:
coujeei always and In all particulars to sueu re
strictions, observations, and regulations concern
ing the use of auch stsam power u the Corporation
of Washington may, by tta ordinances, at anytime
Impose upon or at any time require of tbt "eld
rauroaa company,'
THE DEPARTMENTS.
omciix.
Dipaitesvt or State, )
WABBtRSTOS, April IS, 190ft. f
On the 14th of April, 1865, great affliction
was brought upon the American people by
the assassination of the lamented Abiauam
Lucolx, then President of the United States.
Tho undersigned is therefore directed by the
President to announce that in commemora
tion of that event, tho public offices will bo
closed to-morrow, the 14th instant.
WILLIAM H. SEWARD.
epPoet Ofllee Department,
rostmuter General Dennlson yesterday Issued
the following orders
Instruct the postmasters at Pittsburg, Pa., and
Steubenvllle, Ohio, to make up and send malls dally,
(except Sundays,) or ofteaer, If required, and cars
are run over the Pittabarg and Steubenvllle rail
road u follows. Tit: From Pittaburc. bv Tern-
perancevllle, Brodbead, Mansfield Valley Walker's
Mills, Nobleatown, Havelock, Midway, Candor.
Burgettstown, Ilollday Cove, (West Virginia,) and
Middle ferry, to Steubenvllle, Ohio 43 miles and
DHI, m
Contracts were ordered u follows
Virginia. Route 4,498. Pampllns repot to New
cure, wiin u. M, Mel'raw.
Boute 6 036 GaUarllle to Gates Ferry) contract
with Lemuel Rlddiek.
Route 4.471. Cbarrrstone to CaDarvUlei contract
Is ordered with John II. Boyfield, of Bay View
service three times a week.
Arkansu Route 7,340. Pocahontu to Doni
phan, Mo. service three times a week, from July
1, 1608, to June 30, 1807
BBOfEEED.
A large number of offices In Mississippi were
yesterday ordered to be reopened Immediately.
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Uqre Trouble Araemjr th InitUws.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs yesterday received
a telegram from Colonel E. B. Taylor, stationed at
FortXaramle, communicating the following from
the Sioux tribe of Indians "Red Cloud and
Spotted Tall are usembling their bands on the
north fork of the Cheyenne river, called the Belle
Fouche Some Minnie Congon and Ogallala young
men tried to get 4 war party, but were quickly
suppressed by Red Cloud and other chiefs, who
killed their bones and cut up their lodges. This
the Colonel considers Important, u establishing
the power and authority of the chiefs. lie had
feared there wontd be some trouble with the young
men, and hu often warned tbe chiefs to be careful
and put down at once any signs of hostility.
Farm Be boots for the Orphans of Freedmen
Mr, II. DeMtrlel, editor of tbe Mtmngtr Franco
Amsrtean, published In "New York city, hu, with
some Government uslitance, established In the
environs of Washlogton, on a site of one hundred
acres purchased by himself, a "farm school'1 for
colored children, to resemble in every particular
similar Institutions In France and Algeria. The
buildings are handsome and substantial, and tbe
land well adapted to agricultural purposes. Two
hundred colored orphans will be received at this
establishment, and under the personal supervision
and care of Mr. DeMartil and a staff of accom
plished teachers, undergo a careful preparation for
Uvea of usefulness and success.
Colonel Samuel Thomas
Was DtAaras.TT, )
BcaiAcEirruiis Fibidmix aid Abd Lauds. J
Wabbisutuv, April 10, lace. I
epetU10rdere.Vo.lU.
Colonel Samuel Thorn m having been relieved
from duty u Assistant Commissioner of this Bu
reau for Mississippi, by Special Orders, No 160,
War Department, A. G. 0 1 and directed to report ,
In person to tbe Commissioner, In order to be
placed oa other Important duty, tbe Commissioner
takes thll occasion to thank him for the energy,
fidelity aad ability be has dlsplaysd In the dis
charge of his difficult and delicate duties while
laboring for tbe freedmen In the Mississippi valley.
By order of MaJ. Gen. O O. Howabd, Commis
sioner. C. II. Howabd,
Bt. Brtg. General, and A A. A. G,
Concernlnar tho Annual Assessment.
TaiAavsr DsrAiTxaiT, )
Orr.cn or IsraisiL Rs visits, I
Willi euros, April 14, ISM. S
Bpeela?. Wo SI ' '
Blanks No. 21 aod 24), for the annual taxes for
1886, are now being printed and distributed u rap
idly u possible, and assessors are Instructed to
commence the annual usees men t u soon u they
receive them.
Instructions and ruliogi for their government will
be Issued wRhout delsy
E. A. RoLLUS, Commissioner.
Custora-1 louse Ileeelpts.
Tbe receipts from customs for the week ending
last Saturday, at tbe following portat New York,
$2,853,954 23, Philadelphia, $247,087.58) Boston,
$88,153 56. Total, $3,189,196 87.
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The Demand for the Iasborof Freedmen.
The Assists pt Commissioner of Freedmen's Af
fairs for the District of Columbia bad application
for 483 freedmen for different portions of the South
and West.
Internal He venue fJureau
Upwards of three tons of printed matter wu
sent to different parts of tbe country through the
malls yesterday from the Internal Revenue Bureau.
Tub birrBBEBT Departments of the Government
will be closed to-day, by order or.the President
Tub Ibtbbsal Revebub Receipts yesterday
were siB4,9ifl vj
Theatrical
Oaoria'sTtiEATni. Mr. Lino's benefit lut
evening wu a triumphant success. The house wu
Jam full. "Tbe plays went off admirably, and the
beneficiary made a happy speech.
To-night Mr, D. A. Stbobo, the scenic artist who
hu put upon Gloria's stage for seveial seuou
the most magnificent cartels and nalaees. the Bret-
tleat cottages and most natural foliage and land
scapes, and withal appropriate in design and bar
monlous in their effects, Is to take a benefit. Mr.
Stkoso Is a capital actor, and will appear In
"Uncle Tom's Cabin,' In tbe character of
Marks, the Lawyer. He really dsserrea a crowded
house
Next week Murdoch will commence an engage'
ment at this popular theatre.
Italian Oi'KRa, Tho Opera last l light
went off admirably, and to night, the, very lut of
the seuon, tbe beautiful il Trovatort will be pre
sen ted with a splendid cast. The leading parts will
be filled with the beat talent, and tbe delightful
aolos of the piece will be effectively reodored,
IublIo Documents.
The Joint resolution of Senator Abtbobt, offered
yesterday, does not permit tbe Secretary of tbe
Interior to dispose of whole sets of annals of. Con
gross, State papers, and other documents, but al
lows blm to exchange, or sell, or give away, odd
volumes of any documents in his possession.
" Axnaniab" (the Washington corrca non-
dent of the New York 'Irtbuu$t ta the absenoc of
Mr BriatiTOM) pots to the blush bis namesake.
He assumes to know the opinions of President Lib
coln, who would never hare permitted auch an in
famous fellow to come into bis presence.
Ur-roBK the war the total population of
Nuhvllle wu 33,000, yet It U estimated by a oor
respondent of one of our cxcbinges that from Feb
ruary, 1862, to June, 1805, there were buried In
that city 12.000 negroes Many of these, however,
came In from the adjoining country, and did not
enter into the census report
The assessed valuation of one hundred and
two counties In Illinois for 1864 wu $156,709,058;
for 1865 It Is $391,603,284, again of $34,894,231,
nearly ten per cent. In a single year. What will It
be when the bovs arc all boms, with settlers from
Europe also flocking In.
IlKAUTiruL lad its send beautiful roses to
theN.Q. JV. Happy Pic,
fiOKGRESSlONAI REPORTS.
I ) t i , cne., 1 1 .
jcxxixtii coHGntga-iitsj bVosiioh
Feidat. April It, 1866.
BKNATB.
BAILBOAD LABDS.
The abatr laid benre the Senate resolutions of
tbe Legislature of Wisconsin In regard to grants of
land for the construetloa of railroads Laid on tbo
tabic and ordered to bo printed.
TBBtBITOATB.
Also, a communication from the Secretary of tbe
Treasury In response to the resolution of tbe Senate
u to whether any persons unable to take the teat
oath aktYe been appointed to tfflec stare his report
In December last, enetoelng letters from the Com
mlssloBer of Internal Revenue and the Commission
er of Customs, glrtag the Information requested.
TBB CBABLBirOWB SAW TABD BBLABOBMBBT.
Mr. Grimes, from the Committee of Conference
on the National Appropriation bill, made a report.
Mr. Grimes stated that tbe eommltleo had agreed
on a bill substantially u pused by the Senate, tho
Senate receding from the amendment appropriating
$115,000 for the purchase of Oakmaa and Kldrldge's
wharf, at Charlestown, Mass , and tbe House re
ceding from the amendment, appropriating $5,000
for testing petroleum as a fuel.
MIS CBLLAB SOUS.
Mr Docllttlc pretested the petition of cttlsens
of Wisconsin, agalnat the importation of foreign
wools. Referred to the Commlttm on Finance.
Mr. Morrill Introduced a bill to grant certain
privileges to tbe Washington and Alexandria rail
road.. Referred to the Committee for the District
of Coiambla.
Mr. Morrill Introduced a bill to trotect bottlers
of mineral waters In the District of Columbia, and
for othor purposes. Referred to the Committee for
the District of Colombia.
Mr. Anthonv introduced a Joint sotolu tlon. which
was referred to the Commit lee on Printing, author
lilne? the Seoretarv of the Interior to dispose of cer
tain odd volumes of congressional documents and
certain otter oaa voiumw
Ob motion ef Mr. Anthonti the bill authoris
ing tbe distribution of certain volumes. Including
tbe CongTiiitoitol Glob, to Territorial Judges and
otner oncers, wu leaea up.
Mr. Fessenden wished to know If the Territorial
Delecates did not ret their proportion of these doc
uments. He did net sec tbe use of distributing
tbem to uo 'iemionei omeers.
Mr. Anthonv said -he did not know that the Con-
grtinonat Qlx was of any particular use to any
one Just now, aa speeches were being constantly
altered after tbey bad bsen delivered.
Tbe further consideration of the blllwu then
noatnonad.
un mouon oi mr uregiu, id qui ior toe reuei
Ellsha W, Do no, paymutsr In the United States
Navy, wu taken np and passed.
TBBB1TUB1AL ABBBBVEBISST.
On motion of Mr. Williams, the bill to prevent
tbe absence of Territorial officers from their duties
wu taken up.
It pro tides that no territorial olfieer shall, after
entering upon tho discharge of bis diitlfi.be ab
sent from the Territory of which he Is an officer
more than thirty days at anyone time,, and no
leave of absence shall be granted to any such offi
cer, and no officer absent for a longer time shall
receive any salary during bis absence, and upon a
wilful violation of this law the President shall re
move blm.
Mr. Williams laid that many of thece officers
were in the habit, u soon u their salary eota
menied. of learinr the Terrltorv and oomlor here
to Wublngtoa or tbe States, some of them staying
for six months, and not eiea getting leave of ab
sence until tbey cattle here. This was the case
with many of the iudgls, and the business ef tbe
Territory was much delayed thereby. He did not
wisn to nime any one, our. to nis nnowieage many
of these offloers spent the greater part of the time
In Wuhington, drawing their salaries regularly
but attending to no duties
Mr. Grimes said that be bad beard of Judges
blng away for nine months, and no doubt some
remly should be bad. Many of these officers, the
Secretary for Instance, were obliged to be absent In
tbe performance of their duties, and this bill made
no provision for that
Mr. Neamith tboucht that there wu a necessity
for some bill of this character, but this wu of too
stringent a character
Mr. Wilson desired to bare the evil remedied,
butdldnotobiect to an amendment which would
allow offloers to be absent when In discharge of
their official duties.
Mr. Conness said this bill bad called his attention
to the fact that officers for the Territories were gen.
erally selected from among the worn out and super
annuated politicians of tbe East, men who were un
worthy or unable to fill high places at home.
Tbe bill then went over.
DISAOBEBBBET OB TBB WB1BKBV QUBSTIOK.
The resolution prohibiting tbe sale of spirituous
or other liquors In the Capitol building or grounds,
as amended by tbo House extending tbe prohibition
to all public buildings and grounds, was taked up,
and tbo House amendment disagreed to
BMABClrATIOS CBLEIBATIOB IB TBB DISTRICT.
To-day having been set apart for the considera
tion of private pension bills, and tbe morning hour
now expiring, Mr. Lane, of Indian, chairman of
the Committee on Pensions, proceeded to call up a
number of such blllij which were passed
Mr. Lane temporarily giving way, Mr Grimes
moved that when tho Senate adjourn a, It be to
meet on Monday next.
Mr. Morrill said that be bad received a communi
cation from the Executive Union of tbe Colored
League, which he had been audstcrmlncif what to
do with. Tbe motion of the Senator of Iowa Mr.
Grimes gave blm aa opportunity to acknowledge
Its reception. The Communication In question re
cites that Monday, the 16th of April, being the an
niversary of the emancipation of slavery In the Dis
trict, the colored people bare resolved to celebrate
it In a becoming and appropriate manner and
recognising the obligations which tbsy owe to Con
gress, they respectfully uk that honorable body to
participate la tho approaching celebration. Mr
Morrill said be would therefore more to amend by
inserting Tuesday Instead of Monday.
After some dlsottsslon, Mr. Morrill withdrew bis
amendment, and the motion of Mr. Grlmei wu
agreed to.
surra Acs ib tbb distbict.
Mr. Sprague uked the courtesy of tho honorable
chairman of the Committee on Pensions Mr. Lane,
of Indiana, to propose s fjaery to the honorable
cbalman of the Committee for th District of Co
lumbia, (Mr. Morrill 1 ' He desired to know of the
honorable chairman when It wu tbe Intention of
the committee to report the House bill conferring
the right ef suffrage upon the colored men or the
Wit riot of Columbia. lie Mr. 8 wu In favor of
ng outer quaiiuoauon man noneet mannooo, ana
he respectfully uked the honorable chairman upon
what day be would call np the bill from tbe House.
He (Mr. 61 Intended when it was brouaht befure
tbe Senate to give his views on the propriety of
exionaiog suursge to ine coiorea men oi me eonin
Mr . Morrill Bald It had been bis Intention to oall
up tbe bill at the first opportunity, and be begged
to Inform the honorable Senator that be ahouldcall
It np at an early day.
-fESSIOK BILLS TBB FOOT EOLOOIFX
The consideration of pension bills wu then re
sumed. Mr. Van Winkle called np the bill supplementary
to tbe several acts relating to pensions.
Mr. Van Winkle temporarily giving way,
Mr. Poland offered a resolution to print 6,000
copies of the addresses on the late Senator loot
for the use of the Senate, and that tbe Rev. Dr,
Sunderland bo requested to furnish a codv of hia
funeral sermon to acoompany the addresses, which
wu referred to the Committee on Printing.
Mr. Poland offered a resolution requesting tbe
Chief of the Bureau of Agriculture to communicate
to tbe Senate whether he hu any Information as to
the Rinderpest, a cattle plague now prevailing on
tbe Eastern oontlnent, bavins; reached our shores
and also u to whether any preventive bu been
discovered. Tbo resolution wu adopted.
Mr. Chandler, from tbe Committee on Confer
ence on the bill authorising the sale of revenue
cutters and marine hospitals, made a report, which
wu concurred la.
The consideration of tbe bill called op by Mr, Van
Winkle wutben resumed aod certain amendment
reported by tbe committee were agreed to,
Mr, Van Winkle offered an amendment repealing
the 14th section of supplementary act of JuIt 4,
1804, and providing that widows or children of
colored soldiers or sailors who have died or may
die from wounds received In battle or In tbe line of
duty shall be entitled to pension, u now provided,
without other evidence than that such persons shall
bare lived together for two years u man and wife,
and children ef such connection shall be deemed as
lawful heirs, provided that, In any State where tbe
marriage of colored fcersons Is recognised as legal,
the usoal evidence of such marriage be necessary
the amendment to be Inserted u an additional sec
tion. On motion oX Mr. Van Winkle, tbe farther con
sideration of the bill wu then postponed until Mon
day next. .
On motion of Mr. Ramsey, tbe Senate went Into
executive session, and at Its conclusion, adjourned.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
BEISAOB IB BBOABD TO TBB riBBBBIBS,
Tbe Speaker laid before tbe House a message
from the President of tbe United States, In answer
to a resolution of the House Inquiring what steps
have beea taken to i rwuot tbe Interests of Amsri
can fishermen la the waters aJwent to tho coast
of the British Provinces.
Tbe menage cncloiei coniuortcatlon from tbe
Secretary of Slat, stattflf that tbe Secretary of the
Navy hi, by Jfc?
preparatory meuurei ior i","'s,iui nMvivif
time, a navil force to tho fishing grounds, wbtcb
force, It Is believed, will be adtquate to protect tbe
rights and Interests cf American cttlsens against
any unlawful vlolsoee. Tbe Secretary adds that
the Dspsrtment of State hu reavon to believe that
there are dot now any good grounds for apprehend-
Ing a collision, or ids f mpioywenr, ..
Prealdent hu also called the attention of the Brit.
lib. Government to the queatldn whether nego
tiation or legislation cannot be advantageously
employed In adjusting the differences which
hare hers to fore existed The measures taken
la that regard arc not sufficiently matured to sug
gest legislation j
TBB BBWABDI rOB CArTCiriO TBB AllAHIM OF
fax I IDE ST L1BCOLB.
The Speaker also laid before the House a commu
nication from 4he Secretary of War In reply to a res
olution of Inquiry adopted by the House.atat Ing that
no action bad been taken relative to tbe awards for
the capture of John Wilkes Booth and David G.
Harold since his communication of March 12, 1866.
The communication was laid on the table, and or-
drad tft h firintaHi.
Also, a communication from tbe Secretary of
n ar stating, in reply to a resolution oi inquiry irom
tbe House, that he hu no sufficient data upon
which to form an opinion u to the effect cf the
erection nf a quarantine station upon tbe naviga
tion of New York harbor. The Secretary says
that the Inaulrr of the House bu been referred to
O SB. Delafield, of tbe Engineering Bureau, who
reports that It la impossible Id make any estimate
or tae eneei oi ine proposed Duiiaingi -
else and location of the same are more definitely
stated.
TAB STBAMBE 1UA5A.
Mr. Denny, of Washlogton Territory, on leave,
Introduced a bill to issue an American register to
tbe steamer Diana- which wu referred to the Com
mittee on Commerce.
TBE CSOLBBA.
Mr. Wuhburne, cf 111 , offered a resolution In.
it roc ting the Committee on Commerce to Inquire
and report to this House what legislation II neces
sary to prevent tbe Introduction of cholera Into the
ports of tbe United Statu, which wu agreed to.
A PBBSOSAL EXLABAf 10.
Mr Bcofleld, of Pa.t rose to a personal explana
tion. He read a newspaper jtUtsnent signed by
two persons who claimed to haro represented tbe
oil producers of Western Pctmiylranla, In Wuh
ington, In the course of which It wai stated that
tbey bad ''found that the Representatives of West
ern Pennsylvania wore entirely Indifferent to the
petroleum Interest,' and that they had been "com
pelled to rely for the protection of that Interest
unon tbe courtesT of members of tbe House from
other States, and especially upon the endeavors of
bu, uarneia, oi unio " lis wisnea to say, idsi
prior to the coming of any deputation from the
reaosvlranla oil producers to this citv. be had been
loformed by the chairman of tbe Committee of
Hays ana Alcana, ib-u, in nis opinion, toe laaon
crude petroleum would soon be repealed. He added,
that so far aa he himself wu concerned, and also tn
behalf of bis colleagues, u far as he bad con
salted them, the charges contained in tbe state
ment whiob be bad read, were entirely aroondless.
He appealed to the chairman ef tbe Committee of
Ways and Means Mr Morrill and also to the chair
man of the Committee of Ways and Means at tbe lut
senior Mr. Stevens to bear testimony to bis efforts
In behalf of the oil Interest.
Mr. Morrill, of Vermont, said that tbe gentle
man from Pennsylvania (Mr. Bcofleld) bad applied
to blm again and again on the subject alluded to,
aod he (Mr. Morrill) had Informed him that. In bis
opinion, It wu tbe Intention of the committee to
report In favor of removing the tax from crude pe
troleum. Mr. Stevens, of Pennsylvania, said that he well
remembered, when bo wu chairman of the Com
mittee of Ways and Means In the lut Congress,
that tbe gentleman from Pennsylvania bad made
strong and persistent efforts to have this oil tax
reduced or removed. Indeed, some of tbe commit
tee had thought that the gentleman's efforts on the
subject wero rather too persistent, and he (Mr,
Stevens) was amongst the number.
Mr. Garfield, of Ohio, explained that his agency
In the matter wu merely u a member of tbe Com
mittee of Ways and Means. He bad received two
deputations on this subject,' and believing that the
object that they sought to accomplish wu a Tory
proper one, be bad done what he could to uslat
tbem.
Mr. Randall, of Pennsylvania, said that, on be
half of tbe Democratlo members of the Pennsylva
nia delegation, he was perfectly willing to give bis
colleague (Mr Bcofleld) a certificate of having done
hta full duty on the oil question! and whatever
might occiir at the next election, he need not im-
fute It to having stood on both sides of an oil well.
Laughter on the Democratlo side 4
a ration for bus. h'cook.
Mr. Taylor, of He York, from the Committee
on Invalid Pensions, reported 6 Joint resolution for
the relief of Mrs Martha MoCook
This resolution authorises tbe Secretary J the
Interior to pay to Mrs Martha MoCook, of "
bsnvllle, Ohio; In consideration of the distinguished
services of her eight sons In tbe Army, the sum of
$250 per annum in addition to tbe pension which
she nrfw receives on aecouiU of tbe death of her
husband In tbe service
Mf. Ferbam, of Maine, fromthe same commit
tee, presented a minority report as a substitute for
the report of the committee. While tbe minority
of tbe committee recognised the distinguished char
acter of tbe services srendered by the family of whom
this lady wu the mother, they were unable to see
why, out cf the thousands of widows and mothers
who bad given to their country's cause their sons
all the sons they had.lhls one should be seleoted
for special recognition
Mr. Kggleston, of Oblo, advocated the adoption
of the joint resolution reported by the committee
Mr. Or Inn ell, of Iowa thought that the Houte
should bestow Us atteotton upon the wants of tbe
widows and families of private soldiers, thousands
of whom wero destitute, rather than ujku the cues
of thoae who were well to-do In tbe world.
Mr. Rogera, of New Jersey, wu In favor of the
meuurc This wu an extraordinary case, and be
thought that tbo time had come for Congress to
make some public recognition Of such services as
those of tbe MeCook famllr.
Messrs. Binghami of Ohio, and Waihburne, of
Illinois, also made some brief remarks on the reso
lution, the former advocating and the latter op
posing It, in its present form
The Question reeurrlne on the adoption of the
substitute proposed by Mr Perbam In behalf of
tbe minority of the oommittee, It wu not agreed to
yeu 48, nsya 69
The Joint resolution, u reported by the commit
tee, wu then passed yeara 73, nays 42.
IDE BATAL ArrROPBlATIOB BILL.
Mr. Farnsworth, of HHjoIs, from tbe committee
of conference on the disagreeing votes of tbe two
Houses on the naval appropriation bill, made a
report, which was concurred in by the House
By this action of tbe House, the entire appro
Annapolis Is retained, Including appropriations for
tue improvement ana enlargement or me grounaa,
tbe erection of additional buildlojra and of a ma
chine shop, deslgaed for tbe practical Instruction
of tbe midshipmen. This action may be regarded
u a final decision In the negative of tbe proposal
to remove the Naval Academy from Annapolis to
some other point.
TUX A BT BILL.
The House then took up tbe special order for tbo
day vis the House bill to reorganise and establish
the Army of the United States, reported by Mr.
Sobenok from tbo Committee on Military Affairs.
Mr. dchenck, of Ohio, proceeded to addreis tbe
House In support of the bill. It was a bill, he said,
which had been framed in accordance with the
views of the Lieutenant General commanding,
strengthened by the judgmeniof tbe Secretary of
War, so far u It related to tbe numerclal strength
of the standing army of the coULtry tn tbe future.
He bad no doubt there would be a great difference
of opinion in tbe House as to the number of troops
fixed upon in the bill to constitute the future regu
lar army. He himself coold not get rid of an im
pression which he bad somehow received that we
ought to preserve a standing army of at leut one
hundred thousand men. J)e had, however, yielded
bla viewa to the superior Judgment of the Secretary
of War and Gen. Grant in this particular) and be
trusted that tbe many members of the House who
favored a larger standing army would do likewise.
Then, there wero other gentlemen, dsubtless, who
would claim that there ought t be either no
standing army at all, or else a very small one, like
that which existed previous to the way, and which
would merely serve as a necleua for a largo army
tn the. etnt of another war. He wu of opinion,
however, that It would be found that the numter
fired upon In the bill wu very far from being too
great, when tbo rut extent of tbeeountry, Its very
numerous forts, and posts requiring garrisons, and
lng line of defenceless Indian frontier was taken
Into consideration.
Mr. Sobenok then proceeded to explain tbe pro
visions of the bill at some length. It provides that
the United States military peace estallsbment shall
In future consist of fire real moots of artillery,
twelve regiments of cavalry, fifty-five regiments of
infantry, tbe professors and corps of cadets of the
West Point Academy, and auch other forces u are
herein provided for, to be known as tbe Army of
tbe United States " The fire regiments of artil
lery arc to consist of the fire regiments now organ
ised f and alx nw regiments of cavalry are to be
added to the six now In service. Tbo flfty.flve
regiments of Infantry are to oonalst of the fourteen
regiments now In service, of twenty. seven regl
meats to Je ermed yy aadiar two new "-P"'"
the remaining nine regimental of Un regiments to
bo raised and to no emeu ine veteran ..
Corpai and of eight regiment of colored men, to bo
known as United States colored troops. After ex
plaining the new features of the b II la detail, Mr.
Ichenek uked that tbe bill should be dUuseed
section by section, debate thereon being limited to
tho lire minutes rule. , ,
The queetloa being pot, U wu M ordered.
The House then lock up tbe consideration of tho
bUI by sections) and after pi"octdlng ai far as tho
fourth section, . ,
I un motion or Mr. elevens, "--fwu
dispensed with, and It wu .wdj1 lh
session otto morrow dc aevetea 10 ii""j'
And at a 85 p. m. tbe House adjouied.
ron.PCnoll and. Solfs.oxruu
Tub Loax Dijx ha been aigned fry tha -Prealdent.
,
Fob Laws lately enacted and aigncd, icfe
outside of to-day's paper. a
"Sib, did you over aee a dead dock." -Ye v
an "Occasional' one, Lot. Jour,
Tn storcship J. O. Kuhn sailed from tho
Navy Yard en Monday last, with stores for car war
veasels on tbe cout of Africa. She will bo absent
about eighteen months.
A ladt Waitor. who had climbed, with
several companions, to tbe dome of tbe Capitol la
Columbus, fal Med from exhaustion at the summit.
A gallant baehetot or the House cf Repreecntallvea
carried her down.
rtAnniKD,
Oa Th are Jar. tbe Hta lett, at tbe reldaee nf the
brue, tr the kv reiser
J A. Waller, Cant. Oaoaaa,
II. Mooax to Alii LliB I. . itdob, all of tbla ctly.
PIED.
Oa tbe 15th laateat. BicflAatf V. 7otr, le the els-
teeatkyeerof blear .. , ki
The foieral will take Hue from tberraaUeace or bla
falser, Rev. W. 8 rert.lte W Slath .wmi-betweosi
L aed U, le-morrow (SuidsT) afterae. atSo'eloek.
Tbe Meade a4 aeqeela lessee ef tbe tamll.r ere tavl't-i
InallsaJ
8Pi:OIAXi NOTIonn1
49 Kls-ht I low re .-The Worklngm-m of
-Cast Wasblag toa will raise aa XlgMhoar Flag oa kOM.
DAT, tbe ICla laataat, at eight o'clock p. ., oa Ua
corner ef Virginia aieaue and Eighth street. All woWl
las mea are cordially iavltec to etteaa.
By order ef COUMITTKB.
apl4-lt
4s-rKuWiv A fair for tbe tMUeflt of Grace
rrotestaat IpUsopal Ckareh, Bev ALTBID UOLUEAD,
Rector,' wilt be beld at ISLAND HALL, ea Ylrglala
Avenue, between Sixth aad Seventh atreele, commeaetag
on MOKDAT IVKSIKO, April X, aad eoatlaae twe
wetke.
Tbe Sac riAsTO to be used for tbe occsrIou am been
generously fnraUhed frem tbe Mtabllibmaaior Juun
r. ILLIS, iu-i.
TABLIADI JtVIBTXWWO. aJMf
CsV-Falrl Falsi tor thoDenefltof the Blxtla
IVe.bTtfrir.il Cbareb, W..U be beld at tealea'llali, eom.
nseaelagWEDitlSDAT, AW . 1. eoatlaulof two
week.. All tbe aaaal ellraetJoae for comfort aad pleu
ure will be fmad. Bteaned oy."11 tnm the celebrated
eatablUhmeat of Harvey A Co , Vl be eeived by tbe
ladles every etealaf,
Tbe fair will open this lafteroooe, " T,r7
nooa uatll farther aotlee, for ladle aed eblldrea.
The plaeo need at tbe fair aaa been ftW1 frnUbd
by Mr. W, O. Meiserett, '
S aaoa tickets 40 eeofk. Slagle ticket 90 eeatk' Chll
dreu belf prlee wb."-tf
4DrchIsodliir Ann. Tlie Hoard for
tbe Sxanlaatloa of Breech -Loadlsg Ami, of which Oea
eralBaaeeek le preeldeat,la aow Ib aeteloa at "f o. M
WlndSr's Bo (Idles.
Asms will be received dally, betweca the boars cf 11
a. m. aad t p. m , astll farther aotlee.
laveatoreare reiaeeted te submit their aiaa la jet
eon or by sg eat to tbe recorder ef the board.
W. OWMS,
Captfi-.bl7.8,Cav,Brev.Uaut.Col.D.S.A..
rahtx tf Recorder.
JtsrCalvaxw Daptlat Chore It. meets every
Sabbath la the Church, terser of Eighth aad II streets.
Service every Sondsy al 11 a, m. aadevealag. Beata
free. Rev T. E. llawlett, pastor. dcJO-tf
47-Omce Washington Gas Light Com
PAMT. On and after Uarcb 1, IMS, (aaUl farther 00
llce, ) the prise of COKS will be twelve reals per buaVeL.
ml-tf (SO. A. lfcILUianr, K01 Inter.
AXsV-HadaRrT-Hoanta Pile Halve Valuable
Remedy for that Disease ( also, a Ceaeemptloa Destroy
er, aad aa Satire Cure for tbe Bronchitis, Aelhma, e r
esq be found at Stott'a Prof Store, opposite JtfaUdsaL
Uoteli CUinao'e, near Metropolitan Ilotef Ford 'e, ser
nerof Bleeatbud Pennsylvania areaac; XntwUle's,
corner ef Twe.theed Peaesylvaalaaveeoej Ellott's,
corner ef Y aad TT;lfthBtreeU liaiLar-fh'e, coraer ef
Serestk aad O. Jail U
49-1 hereby ccrilfjrthat 1 haro nsed Mrs.
Monet's Salve, fer what Is known a the camp Itch, li
had the effect to cere 11 la a very ebon time. This wu
dart sf the war, In tbe year IMS, and I at tl myself er
the first opportunity to five my tettlmony la behalf of
bar valuable sal re Tbla cert locate I five voluntarily.
aplS-lm CHABLIB IDWAEDS
47- Wonderfully Btrangc.Madajne U. U
PERRXOADLT, who bu astonished tbe selenitic elaeeea 1
of Paris aad Loadoa, bu aow permanently located
herself at Albany, V. T. Madame Perrefaalt, by, the
aid ef her wonderful lutrument, kaowa as tbe Horo
scope, f aaraateea to produce a life-like picture cf tbe
fatnre hatband or wife of the patron, together with the-
date of marriage, lead Laf traits of character, ocenpatloa,
etc TbtalsBO bsmbaf,u thouauds ef teetlnoalals
eaa aaeeri. She will send, wbea dealred, a written
guarantee tbat tbe picture le what It purports tobe
By etatlag age, height, eomplexloB, color of eyes and
hair, aad eneloelnx 00 eeate and stamped eavelope, ad
dressed to yourself, yoa will receive tbe picture by
return mail. Addrees
KADAsVIsf.il p-UEiaAULT,
eeie-lydstw P. O. Drawer 3U2, Albany, V.T.
HA1
TBI II AT 811 II A TSUI
1 DESIRABLE OTLIS 07 QUIT'S HITS,
TOtl.THIft WITH
YOUTHS', L1DIE9' A.1D MISSES' IIAT9,
(Vit.sls son .rum win
rtlo.i BO J.r.l. D. II. BTIREUETZ,
apli St Ilttttr, 234 F.bd. ST. ( a.r 13ia tt
s
ITUATION WANTED-I1Y X
voong Man ae CLEKK or BALKSMAJS la noma
light boilntM Heat of reference given
Address 'D.
U," at tins oniee
aplx Si
WANTKD IMMEDIATELY A GEN
TLiMAM 0r good address, to whom a most
ravorible opportunity will be afforded to make money.
Apply for two dare at Ito. ISi ttew "fork aveaae
ap!2 31 t.
B
OAItDINO TWO (3KNTLKMKN
c.i I. iMiuibUl will a BOOU nd BOISU-
4,7 fcUrrliBd tftiafc 0.17-lf
OU KENT A FOUn-STOUY 1IOUSIV
ed n taint n
lor ten rooms, hltcbee and cellar, sliuated
at tbe corner of Fourth a.d D streets, near tbe Utj Hall
attbi
AppIj al the Lumber Yard, oa Sixth street west, south.
01 r.uo. nTcaui apt. .ti
14
7011 BENT TUB STOKE UEOENTLY
.1 O.CBDI
opt.d br LoonU Ji ll.b.w, K. S4S P.nftaTl
ib,., WuhUsto. DatldL, AIm oSle.. Nu
vbbI. BT.BB. WuhUftOB DaildlBB
S.Bd4, SratSoortSBBd It, ..cobiI go.r!&d IS, third
uwr .or HIBI BPPIT 10
J011K II. 8E1IUES,
S dlf Sutfll llou...
T WAR HEN B.ELL,
CLilMiaEST,
1TTOHKXT ADD CODH8ILLOR AT LAW,
So 438, TMBTEEHTB BTSEET,
WAsmaaTotT, d, o pt di.t
4 0"iTlIUR BIIEI'HMID, A rn
FLUMBIR, rrvzO
OAB AMD STEAM TITTZB,
403 D 81ml. Mwmb Blilh Bod S.T.nla itr.eU,
WASniiaTOH, p. C.
Ord.r. for th. boT.Bim.d brftneh... otbaila.il .all.
ell.d B.d promptly BttBBd.d to
I im-oliii work gBaraolt.d at th, low.il poaalll.
jatw ips-lf
TTUDBON TAYLOR,
BOOKSELLER AND STATIOIIEB,
SSI hiaiTlTaaia bt.bu., I door, w.al of Mlnlh alraat.
Wahiistoi Citt,
All th. Btw looha of th. B(, rHatrtd tmmadlaUIr
QpoalaaoiroffltBpr,aa,aBd for aal. at pabllahar.'
luport.d BtattoB.ry aad Am.rlcaa mBBBraotor., of all
"i)" "i- """'i a' ' low.. S.w York prio
HlaDkBooaaof lUatTLaoabaad, aad load. to ord.r
without lo.a of tlu.
yi.ltla.c.rd. pri.1.4, aid plat.. .a.raT.J la tb.
latat f.ahloa
All Uadloal Booka aoppUal at poMl.o.ra' ral" .
1'ap.r aad BatalopMaUlMd to ord.r, a(I If

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