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THE NATIONAL KEPUBLICAN, SATURDAY MORNING, AUGUST 11. 1866.
"Woahlnnton Olty, r. C.
VT. J. HUBTAOH A- CO., PUBLISHERS.
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B. P. UAtfBCOlt.-EDITOn.1
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THI RimiUOAII OCT OP TOWH.
1 Pwtou teavtag th. city- for lb.. eeaBtrr, darls.
tM immaMf saoatba, sea uti th Rifcimcak
BaaJUd. refvlariv to thlr addrees by lMrlag thalr
. um at lata offlee. Tense, IS cents per month.
CONSCIENCE IN MASSACHUSETTS.
Speaking of Gen. CooasvrBLL's declination
j of the office of Postmaster of Salem, Mass.,
, ono of the few evidences of political con
s' sctrntloasness .that we have recently wit-
nesstil In Massachusetts, the BustojJJVani
crlpl Tolnnteers the following language:
"General Coooswbll's record as a Massa
chusetts soldier and a Massachusetts man is
unstained; and his friends are confident he
will keep it so, in spite of the falsehoods of
the Washington IUrcBUCAN or the tempta
tions of executive patronage,"
We do not understand the Trantcript. If
any Washington paper has been lying about
General Goaoawiu. It most hare been the
Chronicle, aa that paper has the monopoly
in that tine. We have never mentioned
General Coooswiix's name In the llBrcBU
cak, except to (imply announce his appoint
ment. In a leading article, on Massachusetts
politics, the other day, in passing, we alluded
to the (5cneral's father, who was formerly a
member of Governor Bucks! Council. We
may have erred even in that, for it is nut Im
possible that tho whole Couaswtu. family
may have fallen from grace, especially since
the promulgation over Massachusetts of the
radical Interpretation of the New Orleans
riot. The statements in regard to that affair
in the radical papers are all, or nearly all,
most infamous misrepresentations.
If, is the Tratucript states, " the office in
question was tendered to the General with
out any application or solicitation on his
part," wherein Is the attempt, on the part of
Tin Phisidist in conferring it, or the Its
rcnucAit in stating it, made to stain his
record! Did we state a falsehood when we
said he was appointed ? No. Did we state
a falsehood when we copied the Salem Oa
lette't complimentary notice of his appoint
ment t Let the Gazette answer. In accept
ing a Federal office which he did not solicit,
and which he thereby receives without com
promise, does Gen. Cooaswtu. consider his
record as a soldier "stained t" If to, he is
placing a largo number of radical office
holders in Massachusetts in a bad position,
from which we would advise them to relieve
themselves at once. Gen. Coooswiix's note
Is much more polite, consistent, and honest
than the Transcript' t comments thereon.
There have been some givings out that
the Philadelphia Convention will be forcibly
Interfered with by outsiders, but we appre
hend nothing of the sort The politicians
who arc opposed to Its objects, however
much they may fear its effect upon their
own party Interests, can hardly have sum.
cient partisan insanity to make such a de
monstration. We are sure that If they con
sult their financial advisors they would not
be guilty of the folly of attempting to break
up the Convention, for if such a purpose
were consummated the evil results would
fall upon them so directly and certainly
they could not escape them. How much
would greenbacks be worth if such a
load scheme should be carried outt It will
require but a small amount of that kind of
social disorder to reduce the value of Gov.
eminent securities materially. Five-twenties
are In demand in Europe, (at a lower rate
than English three per cents, however,) but
that demand is based upon the confidence of
foreign peoples In the stability of our insti
tutions as they stand, or as they did stand
before the war, a belief that President
Jo7Usox's restoration policy is to prevail,
and thst all the wheels of industry and trade
will again be set in motion in this country.
While the European capitalists are cogni
zant -of the great resources of our nation
they have not an abiding faith in the stabil
ity of the financial policy of our Congress.
Whit would thev Jo iloaU tlii lUdi bruit th
And ceatter tBe greenbacks aroaad?"
The New Orleans, Itlot.
The New Orleans Timet of the Cth closes
an article upon the late riot with the follow
" Return mails are now beginning to bring
back to us some of the ' harmless pleasantry'
of the veracious correspondents who tried to
manuracture radical tnnnaer out or loo late
riot here. Almost every one of these ac
counts sets out with the declaration that the
police and citizens made a combined attack
on the convention; whereas in truth they
had determined to let the conventionites have
their own way until they committed some act
of open hostility to the Government. Hut
for tne defiant use of clubs and pistols by
negroes, who went to the convention as its de
fenders, and attacked white citizens there, no
blood would bare been shed on that occasion.
It is an easy matter for partisan traducers to
make boUl assertions and stigmatize the nat
ural feeling of our people for the preserva
tion oi oruer as tne impulse oi a revengeiul
hate. All the acta of the Conventionites.
the assembly of armed negroes, and the proc
lamation oi me so-caueu presiaeni pro (em.,
werd in open defiance of the laws. If there
was violence on the part of the police it was
fni-,tl hv the excesses of incendiarv consnlr.
iam Andthouch all rceret the fall of to
many poor, deluded colored people, but lit
tle sympathy is felt for the conspirators them
selves, iney owru " " uc
reaped the whirl wind!"
Qi'iix Evxi, of 'the Sandwich Islands,
will be here on Monday. Mr. Chiltov, of
the State Department, hat been dispatched
by the Honorable Secretary of State to New
York to act as her cicerone to the National
Hoy. Willux U. Bbvtahd, Secretary of
State, left the city yeaterdayon a visit to hit
ibome, In Auburn, New York, on bntlneii of
a domestic nature.
jturgaaliaiiM t lis. Military Depart
'WrspaUlth tinier the ordtrof ta.WarD..
pertmeol ckiBftaf the ttllltsry ,dpartmots
thrcuieat Us tMitrr, U great was tha desire
or aillltar sua r lisrday to prptBit toplM tf tkli
iBporiMt orttt Us) Nt usslt It it-ffli Us
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1, , WAsaiaaroa, Aagast 8, 189. I
Information has been received at this De
partment from Mr. Wt. Col tin Brown, the
Consul of the United States at Hanover,
of the death, about the 20th of July ultimo,
at the above-named place, of Joint Bau
tfAkii, an American citizen, supposed to have
been a former resident of Washington.
Post OtBe. Dexmrteaeat.
At Barry, Frederick eoaaty, Maryland, Flnlgao
Bcleler is appoUUd toetmasler, vie J. B Oarrolt,
Paring the leet month Postmaster General Baa-
dell has ordered tbe ectsbllsbment of 119 offices,
38 dlicontlnood, and tbe name! of 20 were obanged
The new appolatmeati by tbe President and Senate
were 34, and lbs following reopened Alabama, II,
Arkansas, d Florida, j Georgia, 10 Indiana, 1
Ualstaae, 3j Mlielislppl, ill North Cerollaa,
Boeth Carolina, 17) Teiu, 38, Virginia, 18, aid
West Virginia, t. Total, 190.
cbaxsb la roasiaa rotviaa.
An arrangement has been made with the British
post offloe for tbe tranimlMlon of book packets and
packets eoatalnlng samples of merchandise of no
Intrinsic valae, la covers open at tbe ends and tnb-
Jeet to tbe asaal regnlatlooi, by the British mail
peckets, from Paaama to any olber port la the
Jolted States of Colombia, or to any port la Ecua
dor, Bolivia, Chill, or Pern, at tbe following rates
of postage, (United States aod British,) prejxifmtnl
For a Book Packet not exeeedlBgd ounces
-in weignt iv cents.
Above 4 os.. bnt not eieeedlnc8 os 20
Aboveflos., bat not exceeding 12 os 36 "
Above 12 os , bat not exceeding 1 lb 40 "
And so on, Increasing 10 coats for each addl.
tlonal qaarter poand, and 20 coats for each addi
tional half ponod or fractional part thereof.
I or Bm les or aiorobandlsc not exceeding
4 onnces la weight 8 cents
Abava 4ot , bat not exceeding 8 oi 10 "
Above Bos., bnt not .xeeedine: li os so "
Above 12 os, bat not exceeding 1 lb 82 "
And so on. Ineresjlnf 14 cents (or eacb addi
tional qaarter ponod, and 10 cents f.r each addi
tional half poand or fractional part thereof.
New York aad San Franolsoo are the United
8tates oBTees of despatch.
UTBsorrosTASB vo bbwsbalabd Ann Aesraa-
LIA, VIA rABAMA.
A new line of malt packets, subsidised by tbe
Governmenrof New Zealand, to ran between Pana
ma and Wellington, New Zealand, with branches
to Sydney aod Melbourne, has been established.
making monthly departures from Pensma abont
the 24th of each month, on tbe arrival of tbe malls
dispatched from Southampton, England, by the
West India packet of tbe 2d ol each month.
Letters, newipepers, and book packets addressed
to New Zealand and Australia may hereafter be
forwarded to their destination by this route in the
malls dispatched from New York or from San
Francisco to Panama at the following rates of post.
age, prepagmtut required: Letters, 22 cents per
elngle rale of half ounce, newspapers, 0 cents each;
books, 10 cents for each four ounces, or fraction
LBVTBa CABB1SB6' (rBBB DKLIVBRV) naronT FOB
. psLivsaso , ColttdHt
Mall DreD. Pitvtrt Litrtrt
Kew Tort S04,3M I7S.SIS 1M,S1 I.IS.1,030
PhltadelBhla 411.KU 10O.ISO 1IB.MS 700.600
Chleigo 246,OM 32,340 AS.tsx 23n,9M
BOftlOD. ..... t SU.D.IZ 04,011 K, IOJ Z3J,,,I
St Loot S13,0SS 90,811 46,S3S 12.1.MM)
beuitoore 1CZ.M1 14,760 SU,1U3 B7.VW
BriKiklr 131,0X1 8,713 n,41 3S,tie
ClevtUetl 10S,CM 0,611 03,417 74,116
ClaeUeatl 06,110 14,076 30,633 60,771
Weihtegloo 01,000 7,071 22,760 69,011
Dtlroll T2.0S9 6,900 30,742 40,442
Pittsburg 67,963 6,6.13 17.6U X7,ai6
Newark 66,636 6,636 10,621 3S002
Manphl 62,431 3,741 16,60t 62,446
Loalifllle 60,603 6,334 13,334 41,723
I'tlea 60,387 3,836 19,360 S1.60O
Mllweekee. 47,031 8,63 13,333 3S633
DalTelo 43,043 6,666 13 634 60,146
Albeay ,'... 43.0M 6,666 7,611 19,603
Brneeu 41,304 3,334 13,833 49,408
IToTld.ot. 80, "03 3,378 9.094 13.413
Wllllemiborfb 7,031 673 7,303 S3I4
Roeheeur 33,113 2,343 9,474 13363
Troy 30,010 4,078 8,7 36 1M70
UhsrleiloWB 23,417 3,991 7,813 12300
Wllialetlos 26,739 3,703 6,674 11,371
Toledo 23,334 1,163 34,363 33,601
Lrea 31,494 766 6,091 14,674
Jfney City 19,991 667 3,670 7, OSS
Doemty to Colared Be-ldlare.
Tbe following decision relative to the bounty
due colored eoldtore wss yesterday rendered by
the Second Comptroller of tbe Treasury Depart
ment: 80 much of the act of July 26, 1866, re
specting bounty to colored soldiers, as requires the
agent or attorney to file with each clslm his oath
or effirmatlon that he has no interest In said bounty
beyond the fees for the collection of the sseae Is
not regarded as applying to State agents who are
paid by their States, and who act gratuitously In
the collection of claims. The only effect of requlr
tag It of them would be an expense to the claimants,
or an additional affidavit In each case, and siich
was by do means the Intention of the law.
Importaat to Banlsera-luteraal Ilevenu a
Numerous Inquiries having been made relative
to tbe ten per cent, tax on banks and banking asso
ciations, tbe Commissioner of Internal Revenue has
replied that section 0, act of March 3d, 1863,
amended Jnly 13, 1866, Imposing the said tax for
paying out tbe notes of State banks does not apply
to private benkers doing business without a char
ter. The Commissioner further says that If a pri
vate hanker receives and pays out the notes of State
banks as tbs affsnt of a nl tlonal banking associa
tion, State bank, or State banking association, tbe
statute liability Is created.
The Treasury atatcnalois.
Tbe nnslghtty granite gate posts aad r?o gates
adjoining the eouth east corner of tbe Treasury
building, which hava since their erection served no
other purpose than to obsenre tbe view of tbe south
front of that magnificent publto structure, are to
bo removed to Lafayette Square, near the avenue,
where they will form the entrance to the private
road on tbe west front of the Treasury extension.
Goremnietit DepedanU In alleeourl and
Tbe Assistant Commlislonsr of tbe Freedaon's
Bureau for the States of Missouri and Arksnsss,
In a late report to Gen. Howard, estimates the
number of rations which It will be found necessary
to Issue to tbe destitute of those Stales doriog the
month of September next at 40,000, of which num.
bar 33,000 will be Issued to whites.
Important regulations concerning tbe weighing
and marking of cotton, the esseiiment and collec
tion of tba tax, and tbe removal of eotton under
bond were Issued by the Commissioner of Internal
Revenue yesterday. Copies of the regulations may
be' obtained by addressing the office of Internal
Claims AKalnet the War Department.
The Secretary of War has appointed Generals
Hunter, Canby, and Judge Advocate General Iiolt
a commission to examine loto and decide npon the
admissibility of all claims made upon the War De
partment. Tbe decisions of tbe commission will
ba final, but no oases already decided upon by tbe
Department wIU be entertained.
Iteeelpte from Cuetome.
Tbe receipts from customs at the ports mca.
tloasd bslow for the periods stated were u follows:
Boston, from July 30 to il, luolustve, 1128,703 34)
Philadelphia, from August 1 to i, Inclusive,
193,691 4J Baltimore, from August 1 to a, la.
Anblla Depositors'. .
The Wanhants' National Bank of West Vlr-
glnla, at Poiat Pleasant, was yesterday designated
as a depository f puUlo fundi by the Aollog
Comptroller of Us Currsaey.
Tti !mhu flmi'i no lf tijiilF'tV "
rtn, Pemcil, and Sclanors.
Doriko the month of July there wcro 104
Iroi la Hew York oily. '-
Gbxbral Fui.LxaroK,' it Is understood, goes
to SL Louis to anter vpea the practice of law.
Ir you want to make a .hit, you should
strike oil. ' x '
HBVBRAt, cook shopi have been started in
Parle to serve ap horse flesh. The proprietors are
all good chargers.
Tub German paper at Nashvilje places
the name of General Thomas at tbe head of Itf
oolumns as a candidate for the Presidency In 1668.
Tdb lines addressed to the Atlantic cable
are abont as dull as tho dispatches that have come
JcDot 0. O. Swain died at Dayton, Ohio,
Tnesday last, of erysipelas. At tbe time of his
death he was cashier or the Deyton National Bank.
Tub Prussians levied upon the Inhabitant
of conquered provinces for each soldier eight clgare
per day. The war will not, however, end In smoke.
Ax exchange says " a man may havo four
hando by doubling his fists." Very few men, how
ever, who were In the habit of doubling their lists
hare become "fore haaded,"Baltbough John Mor
rtsiey Is an exception.
Tub Cologne (lazetle says that the eight
thousand Bavarians who had been stattoned at
Sehleuelngen drank, during their two and a half
daye' at that place, ninety tboneand quarts of beer.
IIarbibt Hosvbr writes from Itomo to
deny that she spends her money as fast as has been
alleged, or that she drives fast horses. She Is a
talented ecnlptor, and ought not to be chiselled
ont of her reputation by slanderers.
Tux work on the Alexandria and Fred
ericksburg railroad was to commence yesterday,
and Is to be vigorously pushed to completion. The
services of a large number of laborers bare been
Tub titles of D. D. and LL. D. are fast
losing, la America, the dignity that was once ac
corded to them Extkangi.
The decadeuce of these titles dates from the ap
plication of "D. D." to Forney,
Axoxo the recent Inventions in France,
which hare been brongbt to light by the discus
sion on the neodlo-gua, Is one whloh firee twenty
balls a minute and has a musical box In the butt,
thus doing away with the necessity of regimental
A XBorto woman living near the Four Mile
Qlatlon, Alabama, gave birth, on Thursday last, to
four well-formed chlldrentwo boys and two girls.
One of the boys died after a few hoars. Tbe re
maining three children and the mother are alive
and doing remarkably wen.
A UAH named Hart, superintendent of on
oil well In Tideoute, Pa., was descending the shaft
with a lighted lantern, lest Friday, when an ex.
ploelon occurred, and be was Instantly killed. Ills
remains wore found terribly mutilated at tbe bot
tom of the well. lie wae a resident of Reading,
Mass., where he leaves a wife and several children
Hox. Akboic BcBMNaAXX and family ar
rived at noaolaln June 20, from San Franelsoo,
after a favorable passage of fourteen days In the
bark Swallow. They would probably remain about
a week, after which1 they would sail for Yokohama,
Japan, and thence would proceed to Shanghai In a
A coxxcMCATiox from the purser of the
steamship Baltlo, accompanied by the certificate
of the United States Consular Agent, gives an ac
count of the solium of a seaman on the steamship
Baltic, In the port of Bremerhaven, Prussia, by
the Prussian authorities. It is not known whether
the sailer was naturalised or not, but he wae on
the ship's articles as having shipped from New
York, lie was surrendered by our Consular Agent
at Bremerhaven, as a Prussian oltlsen.
Da. Wx. Rbad, City Physician of Boston,
writes: "The city of Boston Is entirely free from
Aslatlo cholera, and has been throughout the sea
eon, with a single oxeeptlontho case of a soldier
who died here on his wey from Hart's Island, N.
Y., to Manchester, N. U. In this ease the thorough
eradication of all the eonroee of contagion, by
burning and otherwise disinfecting, prevented tbe
spreed of tbe disease, and It le confidently hoped
that similar success may attend like precautions
In the future."
Tub proprietor of a restaurant in Phlla
detphla lest Wednesday caught a rat which was
running around the room with a clam attashed to
Its tall. The rat had been la a box containing
clams under tbe counter, and one of them had
ceught bold of It by tbe tell and would not let gu
The rat endeavored In vain to crawl Into Its hole,
the clam was too big to enter tbe orifice. The pro
prietor called a terrier, the rat was soon dispatched,
and that was the e(a)Iamitous end of tbe rat.
A bao accident occurred at Hamilton,
Canada West, on tbe 2d instant, by which Mrf.
Wlnckler, wife of Mr, Julius Winckler. a Oerman,
of that city, wss Instantly killed, and Mr, Wlnck
ler himself, and Captain Nicolli, the chief of police,
seriously Injured. Mr F. J.tt.itrlck, architect,
and Mr. Alderman Law were also hurt, but not se
riously. Tbe party were In a cab oomlng homo
from the contractors' plc.nlo at tho Beech, aod tbe
dlsester happened In an attempt to cross the Greet
Western railway track while a train was pssiiog.
Tub Chicago Republican has been in ex.
Iitence fourteen months and tu spent 1221,600, of
which som $33,000was paid for the Morning Poit,
whloh was merged into tbe Rtpitlhcan. Dana re
ceived $10,000 for the stock which the company
presented to him, and $7,300 for his year's ser
rises, Part of the remainder of tbe money wae
Inyested In a slx.cylinder Hoe press and other
presses, hot the larger part of the $221,300 was
absorbed In the accruing defiolts'that existed be
tween earnings and " running" exPvCiss Albany
Tax European correspondent of Tin Nation
"The safety of the Johanuliberg cellars Is con
firmed, and Prince Motternlou Is able to sleep
without dreaming of the havoc commuted by
thirsty Prussiaoe among his renowned casks. The
equally renowned vintage of Rudeibeim has also
escaped the forced contributions that Its owner
feared would he laid upon It. But the magistracy
of Bremen bare been less fortunate, and a good
many bottles of tbe fabulously costly 'Roseoweln.'
kept In twelve great casks with silver hovps, In
what Is thence etyltd 'The Apostlee' Cellar and
enty drunk on rare occasions by the municipal
fathers, by the sovereigns to whom tbey sometimes
present a bottle, and by the sick citizens of tho
town, who hava a proseriptlva right to receive a
bottle gratis In case of need, were disposed of by
the Prusilans. Under no ctreumttenoe Is this pre
clous Hquor ever sold, for no fortune short of Alad
din's lamp would suffice to enable Its possessor to
adopt so eostly a stylo of beverage, for the value of
wine tnoreesel, like that of diamonds, In the ratio
of tho growth of tbe compound Interest of the
capital expended on Its first purchase; so that,
as a 'piece' of German wlne,eontalnlog 204 bottles,
cost, in 1624, at which period this femoue wlna
wae placed In the Apostles' Cellar, 300 rlx-dollars,
or 1,200 franos, the cost of keeping up the cellar,
the amount of taxes paid upoa It, and the com.
pound Interest upon all this outlay through, nssrly
two centuries and a half, the seme "piece" of wine
now represents a sum of 600,000,000 of rli-dollari,
and each bottle would be worth, on the spot,
2,760,000 rlx.dotlari, that Is to lay, over ten mil
lions of franos. And as a bottle of wine Is sup.
poied to contain eight gleuss, each glass of this
unparalleled wine eoits 1,400,000 franu, and eaeh
drop 1,400 francs. Tbe Frusilini eould not resist
the tsmptatloo of tasting tbls wins, but they sp.
pear to hers contented thimselvel with very little.
Possibly they fosnd It Isn delicious than thiy ex.
peoted, for one who hat been favored with a tuts
sflt declares that It was by no means agreeable,
the vinous flavor bar log changed to a weak acd,
and tbe wins Itself being of a dark brown hue, ap
proaching to blackness. During tho oooupatlon
of Bremen by the French corns of their general!
made hiavy demands on this wonderful wlnei and
the bargcuii of Bremsa therefore ssiert that that
tin paid to Irson a vsaion heavier thai that tf
411 )i ctUrtorf! f (lirs),pPt IffUliiM1
" General John A. Locan. who Was nom
inated for Congress from Hie State of Illinois
at large by the Republican State convention
recently at Springfield, delivered a .very
lengthy speech on tho occasion. He called
(he President all sorts of names, and laid
down a new plan of restoration policy. He
oppoBedthe repeal of the "iron-clad test
oath," and favored tho disfranchisement of
all rebel officials and a representation basis
on the actual voting population." New
The acquaintances of General Imax who
met him In this city some two months ago
and listened to bis expressions In regard to
the national situation are unable to under
stand tho reason of his change of heart on
certain political questions. Wo think the
explanation will bo forthcoming in due time,
and that it will not add to tho General's
laurels, , '
A. Hbfwortii Dixox, editor of the London
Altmanwt, U la New York,
Hox. Tnos. U. Fbicr has been nominated
for Congress In the Fifth district of Missouri.
JrjDOK Vaxtri'xf has been nominated for
Congresi by tbe Democrats In the Sixteenth dis
trict of Ohio
Hox. John A. BiamiAM has been renom
inated for Congrats by tbe Republicans of the
Sixteenth Ohio district.
Hox. L. D. M. Sweat, of Portland, has
been nominated for Congress by the Democratic
convention of the F,trst district.
Ylaltora In l Printing Ofllce.
Purine the absence of the Bobs, vestcrd
we had visitors. A blooming lass, ner home
spun, practical mother, and that inevitable
nuisance, the "big boy," (big boys aro hum
bugs, tho world over,) a brother of the blue-
eyed lass, mo good lauy iniormeu us mat
thev were on a tour of insnection. and
wished "Majn, mam 0 Mam," inter
rupted that in noy, pincn ing at tne plaits
of her dress, behind. "What's this yerot I
gosh," pointing at a job press, opening and
closing its vertical inky jaws with automatic
regularity, The matronly spectacles beamed
on the machinery for a moment. "I do not
know, my son it seems like something that
don't know what it's" a doin'; Meps a comin',
but backs agin as much as it comes. I won
der In my heart if it ain't the Tennessee
Lcgislater !" The blue eyes looked brightly
at tho mother, and then, on tiptoe, whispered
in her enr."fly trap 1" 1,Mam, I gosh 1 I tell
you what, hit 'minds mo ove a yoke of niggers
a busain' watch 'cm come together tuar,
d'ye see that suckin' squeeze? now watch
'em come apart doyoaheariTiaf I gosh 1
he I he I"
"My sox," and tho brute was fairly looked
into silcnco in an instant those spectacles
havo a wonderful focal power, to be sure.
The blue eyes were beaming on us, wo knew
tncy were, lor we iett as tnougn our cueeK
uas belno neneiled with a butterfly's wina.
dipped in otto of roses, whilo the dim echo
of long lost music whispered in our ear. We
felt very good, indeed. We were aroused by
tho trood ladv. "Well I well 1 law me I chil
dren, look uacK yonder i li tnar nin t a wool
cardin mershean, with a fly brush to keep the
specks off tho rolls; how nicel" Wc ex
plained to her that it was a power press, on
which our paper was printed. "Dear, my
soul, me 1 is it f Now, mister, do show me
wharabonts In the trick-a-bob Wears are bred
made, I mean to say," and she placed the
tumey tau ion neiore ner nose, no could
do no better than point to the Inking appa
ratus. "Well, well 1 what is the world a
comin' to next; but, mister, don't they look
sorter inuckey, tho', just in their nateral
We admitted they did, and thought the
term muckey might bo applied to many
ideas in their finished state, but we did not
say so. "Mam, say mam, ax him what them
fellers ar a motlontn at, over them slopin
tables f" We answered, distributing tnvo.
sir, and we pronounced sir, sharp enough to
cut the whelp's throat. "Oh, dod rot cm, I
thought they wcr a ekecrin flies outen them
littil doxcs.'. The blue eyes fell from ours
to tue uoor iiko a pair oi stricuen Humming
birds. We fear that wo had been, perhaps
well, staring. The old lady now bethought
uersen mat was time to go, so sue leu lue
way. As tho big boy brought up tho rear,
we discovered that he had been seated on
the form of a horse bill, for across his rear,
on his whito cotton pants; we read in large
letters, "Young Buljdocus this fine anl ,"
&.C, &c. We never 'said a word, and felt in
our heart that he was most welcome to the
ink. As the good lady bowed herself out,
sho asked us '"how Mr. Ivins likes his honey!"
Heavenst now, when too late, we havo learned
that she Is Mrs. Jarrold, that the blue eyes
belong to the "bud of promise," and that
walking proof sheet of a horse bill is Jonas,
"the bov of Kcnus." Now look out for a
storm. When. Mrs. J. sees that proof the
weatner win cnaugo. unaicanooga ua
tette. .11 r. Neward'a I'oaltlon.
The Albany (N. Y.) Mvertitcr has the
" We have good authority for stating that the
representation made to our oltltens that Uov. Sew.
ard esneotallv requests that thev will aljrn tbe call.
that Is being oirculsted, for tho appointment of
aeiegaies so me rouaaeipnia uonvenuoo, is utterly
false. Gov. Seward has a policy of bis own, and a
reason lor It. lie does not ask his friends and
neighbors to commit themselves to any measure
wblentneyoonsiuer wrong, or as naving a tenaency
to dlsorxenise tbe treat Union Renubtloan nartv
of the North."
Gov. Seward always had a " policy of his
own," and has never hitherto been uuable to
" trlve a reason for it." Thoso who havo been
so eager to denounce him, in tho fuco of his
whole history and of every sontirocnt ho has
ever uttered or held, w having deserted the
Union party and gone over to tho rebels and
copperheads, will, sooner or later, understand
his position and their own a good deal better
than they do now.
Mr. Seward has devoted the whole of his
life, with a degree of ability and fidelity sel
dom paralleled, to tho promotion of Repub
lican principles, as tho basis of a permanent
aud peaceful Union, Now, that thoso prin
ciples are established, he is mora than ever
anxiaus-that tho Union, interrupted by war,
should be restore, He looks to the Phila
delphia uonvcntion as naeiy to prove an im
portant agency In effecting that restoration.
Whether It will have a tendency to "disor
gunize tho Union Republican party of the
North" or not, will depend far more on tho
action of that party than on anything the
Convention Itself may do or ny-if. V.
The BellefonUlne (Ohio) Republican says
that the wife of P. 0. Tinker, of that place, has
fallen heir to a portion of an estate la England,
valued at $20,1)00,000. The portion that will fell
to tbe lot of Un Tinker will be about $1,600,000,
after oxpeoses of settlement, Ac, aro paid, A
niece who Is living with Mrs Tinker will receive a
portion amounting to $760,000.
ToBirrxo. The Alexandria, Washington,
and Georgetown railroad Is now doing a thriving
builnats, great numbers of our oltliene, dally, avail
ing themselves of this pleasant mode of visiting the
city of magnileent distances." The night trains
especially aro abundantly patronised by tbe many
lorera of dramatic entertainments. This little road
Il a great convenience Altxandria Journal.
Hivnr. B. Bbaou. Esq., formerly a clerk
la the Post 0061 PepartBKt, died at tela reildcnis
la OntoBtc, Hi York, lait wits, 01 FH tlf btjr
J VI fJVl
The New York Convention ol tho
"rBBCii or srkator boouttlb.
Afternoon Session. On the reassembling
of tfic Convention, Senator Doolittlcof Wis
consin, was Introduced u a friend of Andrew
Johnson and an advocate of his policy.
Mr. Doolittle said he had been so long a
resident of a Western Bute that he felt
almost as a stranger here In his native State.
He was a delegate from his own SUte, on
his way to Philadelphia. He came here be
cause he was anxious to know the feeling ol
the great filato of New Yprk on the vital
question of the day. The war hat ended and
peace has come. He trusted it had come to
stay. The question is whether the American
people can be as great and magnanimous In
peace as they were powerful in war; how
powerful the world now well knows since the
war Is over. Con wo meet tho problems
which Doace has brought I ' lnhlstudirmrnt.
wo should follow In the footsteps of Lincoln, I
continued applause, guided by the wise amrl
uumane principles wmcu governed bis career,
extending "charity to all; malice towards
none" In that same path which his succes
sor is now treading, Cheers. We shall
demonstrate that our people are, as mag
nanimous in Dcace as thev are strontr In war.
But if Vo snail follow the suggestions of
i naooens elevens and nis louowera in their
cry for vengeance upon tho conquered, we
snail oe nnwortuy oi America a earner tradi
There are tome who say that the South
has not been sufficiently punished. This he
dented. -They havo lost that Institution for
wnicn tney staked their all. They have been
desolated, while we of the North, although
our Bufferings and losses have been great,
are not to be compared in this respect with
the people of thejjouth. The war 'was car
ried to their very doors their property de
stroyed by hundreds of millions, and their
population fairly decimated. They have in
deed suffered most terribly and beyond pre
cedent in the history of cither any ancient
or modem welfare. The South has been
punished, and, in his Judgmont, sufficiently
punished, to make her feel most keenly the
enormity of tho crime which there originated.
The desolation created by tho famous and
proud march of Sherman to the sea wu
enough to satisfy the spirit of revenge of
xuauaeus elevens; out irom tne spirit or re
venge exhibited by some men, it really
seemed that there were those who believed
,we were still at war. There were tome men
who were most warlike in peace. Ho con
fessed to no respect for such men.
When we must hare war, let it be as sharp
'and severe as peoplo can make it for it is a
mercy to their adversary but when that
adversary cries enough, and laying down his
arms submits to the conquerer, men tfho
would still continno the warfare upon him
are not fit to govern, and ought not to be
trusted by a magnanimous people. .The
wildest Indians on tho plains, when at 'war,
practice all sorts of- enormities; but even
they could give lessons in humanity to the
Stevenscs of to-day. There are some who sav
that Mr. Johnson docs not nte the same lan
guage to the rebels of tho South that he did
two or three years ago, I do not Do yout
Then thoy were at war. They lost, wo won,
ana we are ai peace wun tnem, uur atti
tude toward them then was one of war now
it is an attitude of peace. It should and
does make a vast difference with a Christian
people. Ho long at war exists it Is a strug
gle between the national forces; but when
war is over, the conflict Is a moral conflict.
Love Is stronger than hatred. In mustering
tho hosts of men, the doctrine of Christianity
that "you shall deal fairly and humanely
with your enemy" It much more powerful
than the doctrine of rercngo. President
Johnson would not do justice to the Ameri
can people nor to his own groat name did he
not realize this and act upon it as he Is act
ing, with tho justice and magnanimity of the
true American gentleman and Christian
Tho speaker briefly alluded to the rjatriotle
career of the President in tho Senate, and es
neciallr from tho beiriunuiir of the rebellion.
After the assassination of Mr. Lincoln; after
our great victories, and after the Southern
armies had surrendered, and the humbled
Southern States sent delegates to Washing-
ion suing lor paroon, ne proved ntmseif true
to his country and true to himself, and though
he suffered as those who now denounce hun
never Buffered, he proved to the world that
ne, anu mrougu mm, tho people of America,
could be as great and magnanimous ip peace
as they were strong and powerful and bril
liant in war. Cheers for President Jolmson
and Bcnator Doolittle. ,
' After Mr. Doollttle't speech, the Commit
tee on Organization reported Robert II.
Pruyn, of Albany, as President, and a long
list of Vice Presidents. Mr. Pruyn made a
few remarks on accepting the position of
President of tho Convention.
Resolutions were adopted that tho plat
form by the National Union Committeo in
tho call meets our unqualified approbation;
that wo havo unfaltering confidence in the
honesty and ability of the Chief Executive
or the nation, and in his fidelity to constitu
tional law aud liberty, upon which the future
safety of tho Union depends; that we are in
favor of the restoration of all the States
lately in rebellion, bnt now loyal, to full po
litical relations to tho Union, including the
right of Congressional representation; that
we deprccato the failure of Congress to
operate on measures for the restoration of
the Union upon the honorable terms initiated
by the late President and adopted by his
successor, and also its postponement of
measures likely to lead to such, restoration
and adoption acts involving a prodigal
waste of the national territory and public
money; that the results of the late war hare
forever set at rest the questions out of which
It arose, and the efforts of the people of all
tho States should now be directed to the re
pair of its ravages by the development of
the country's resources; that our thanks are
due to our soldiers and sailors.
Delegates to the Philadelphia Convention
were then elected. The delegates at large
are Gen, John A. Dix, Henry J. Raymond,
Chas. J, Myers, A. L. Oomstock, S. J. Til
den, Wm. Kelly, Hiram Devine, Sanford E.
Church. Four members from each district
were also elected. The convention adjourned
at a late hour at night
170R RENT. THE HOU8E, NO. 411
1 Thlrtieatb etrset, is for real, and a part ol the nir
nliure for isle, oa aeoommodettaf terms Tbe locality
of thti property Is emoex tbe most desirable la tbe
stir. "' eulO.Jt
OQM ANP BOARD WANTED BY A
ff.ntlamaii. and wifo la ft vrlrttti fimllr fiiltKntr
btiftht Aran a od wit hi a fonr antrM of th
lUrPKLJCiK oQlofl. Add''", A. V C . offlc of Hatioil
Birciuc4)r-ttiif location tod trtni, wblth moil b
modrtt. Ho profusion! bonding vbouM kotpar oitd
POR SALE THE FURNITURE IN A
1 private house ca O street soetb, a few doore from
tee our raiiroea. -jac noose eosieiae cisbi rooms,
Poiieiiloa of furniture sad house glvea Immediately.
Address B T , at Ibts oSee
170R SALE A LOT ON F STREET
P south, near city rsllroed, frostier nssrly S6 feel,
eed rcaefcl beek to a So.foot alley. Prise U eeate per
foot. Address T. B , sl IhUofljec.
sttweea (lath aad Teata streets, (ap stairs. )
The presrlstor o( this, fevorlle lesuarul bu scared
ac palae to make this the best lestearaat la Weiklei.
loa I sad be polats with pleasure to Ike larie pslreaae a
be bee elwsrt beta boaeied with, aad reiisilfuJr
eollilis a eeatlaesaee el the esms.
aAJfI,OYSTBXI, aad eiker refrsibaiats eculaatly
ce bead, ead b the most reasoaeole Mill,
treiared atlas tkcrtecl aatlat all la the steel SMI'
RtMr.iftmlct.CUa f tho, MIIIU17 Dtport
Mnia-lpMtfet Onlir fr-M th Wkr
OflJet. , j-
K, "l Wit DlMRTMRjrT, I
'AtotrtArrQitaiiL'a Orrici, I
. WAiauruf tw, Atgatt fl, livw.1 )
Oeftemf OfxWdi, r 19. I i '
&j dlftot.M of Ut Proridtoi, lh pMMol i
rugtmttt of AlllUrj dlrWont and dtprtmnU
li btrby dUotni.Iaivtd, nd th following di'taloni
fend MBtnudl abitUBUd: ' .
lit. Iprta.ntortlAEMl, hftdqnwUrt, Phil,
ftdatphlt, rooDtjlTe.fi. ft, MtJor GoDort.1 Uoorg O.
Motdo to eoBDud, will ombrtwo tho Now BoglM!
BUttM, Now York, Now J-rtor, aad PonmijlroaU.
3d. Dopo,rtmont of tho Lftkoi, hotdqaartorf. Do
trolt, Mlehtna, Brlgtdlor nd Brorot Major Goo.
oral Jotopb llookor to eommaod, will ombrioo tho
Statei of Ohio. Michigan , IodiansV IlliooU, and
Si, Dopartmont of tho Potomac. hoadqnirtor.
Richmond, TlrIala. Brigadier and Brovot Major
Oonoral John M Botaflftld to command, will out
braoo tho Statot of Virginia and Wait Virginia.
4th. Dopartmont of tho Booth, Headquarter,
Charloaton, Booth Carolina, Major Oonoral Daniel
K. Blcklei to command, will ombraco tho St alee of
North Carolina and South Carolina.
8th. Donartmont of tho Tannauoo. Hetdanar-
tore, NaahYllte, Tonnotteo, Major Oonoral Qoorgr
it. inpiui o .odduo, wui vmoraeo tne Diaiei 01
rKcntaeky, TenneMee. Georgia. Alabama and Mla
linlppl. fith. Department of tbo Qnt, neadqnarteri,New
Orleaai, Loaletaoa. Major General Philip n. Sheri
dan to command, wilt ombraco tho Btatoa of Flori
da, Loalitaoaand Texae. ,
TU. Dopartmont of tho Arkaniaa, IloadqaarUra,
Utile Rock, Arkansas Brigadier and Brofot Major
Oonoral Edward O. C. Ord to command, will em
brace tho State of Arkaaaa and .Indian 'Territory
8th. Deoartment of tho Mluoori. noadanextari.
Loannworth. Kaniao. Major General Winflold 8.
llanoock to eommaod, with tho lame boandarloa aa
now oonitlttited, except inch aa may bo detached
10 iorra m now uapanmeni .0 do creaiao.
9th, Department of tho Platte, Hoadqaartoro,
Omaha. Nebraaka. Brlcadler Oonoral Phllio Bt Q.
Cooke to command, with tame bonndarlea aa now
oonatltated, oxoept inch aa may bo dataohod to
xonn a now .veparimoni to do created.
10th. Department of California, San Trariolico,
Brorot MaJ. Gen. Irrin McDowell to command,
fame ai now eonitUntod.
11th. Department of Columbia, headquarter!
Portland, Orrgon, Brigadier and Brorot Major
uenerai ionn 1'opo to oommaaa, aamo aa now eon
Uthr Brigadier and Brorot Major General Al
fred IL Terry will roDort to Lieutenant General
Sherman, to take command of a department to bo
created ont ot too irepartmenia 01 too Mtiooorl
and Platte, according to Ml Judgment, anbjoct to
tbo approval of tho Secretary of War.
13th. Lieutenant General Wm. T. Sherman U
aaitnod to tho Konoral command of the Dioart
menu of Arkanaaa, tho Mtuourl, tht Platte, and
the now department to bo created.
Tho ityle of Lieut. Gen. Sherman'a command
wm no "tne sUiutary aUiTinonor tnoiuifioari,"
headqurteri at Bt. Loula, Mo.
14th. Tho Department! of California and tho Go
InmblawlU cooatltuto a military diriilon, nnder
Major Gen- Henry W. llaJleek, to bo called the
Military Dlrtaton of tho Pacific, headquarter! San
15th Tho Department of Waahtngton, with Ita
nroient limit! and tho Stale 1 of Delaware aod
Maryland, headquartart at Wm hint; ton. Brigadier
and Brorot Major Qon. Edward R. 8. Canby to
By order of tho Proaldent or tho United Btatea:
E. D. Tow no,
Aiilatant Adjutant General.
NION PAPER COLLAR COMPANY,
OkOAXUID DUD IB TRK LlWfl Of Till BT ATE OF
Ornoi, 110 BaoiDWAT, iw Toaa Bbami Orricx,
r n atiiva BTSBttT, tOWIUIs,
toi cit 10 if papeITcollii compart,
Orf tailed uader tbe lawe ef I he Bute of If ew Tort,
with a capital of 11,000.000, harlot parehaaed the
patente of Waller Uaat, Wm X Lockwood,8.s Qrar,
and A. A. Sftoa, with other 'pateate eoatroltiBf the
aasfactere ef PaDerColltra. CaffLaad Boaana. hu
fraatad Lleenaea to ihe follow In f uaauActnrera, rllf
ABitaiun avbaiEii uuliiAH uuMrABl, tftieiOB.
Hatch, JohBaoa Co , Aetata, If ew Tork.
W B. I D. LOCKWOOD. PhlladelDhla.
KIVES8IBLI COLLAB COMPANf, Boitoa,
Broa , Pi area Jl Co. Afeata.
IMWLIT CO , 0atoa.
OEOKOI B LIMB, (Bur Collar, Boaton.
OBAY WOODS, Boitoi:
BOSTON PA Pitt COLLAB MUlUFACTDRllt J CJU-
BAT A TAT LOB, SpriDf Beld
MEW inn LA SO MODXL COLLAB COMPART, Boaton.
TUIMITBOrOLITAH COLLAR COMPAMT,awTork.
TROT K AT I OH A L PAPER COLLAB COMPAHT. Troy,
Hew Tork. J II. Cooa. A(tjmt " ' '
UOBWICH PAPIB COLLAB COMPART, Horwlch.tt.
RICE BHOTUIR8 Boaton
GOLDSMITH. HOPFMAR A CO. RewTftrk.
RORPABE1L FAPXB COLLAB COMPART, Srrtaf
REW TORK ERAMELSD PAPER COLLAR COMPART,
If av Tork P. Raw dan. If vara. Avanl.
TUX COR4BESS COLLAR COMPART. Cblc.fo, III
WASUIRQTOK UAflUrAUTUUIHU COMPART, Tror,
All nackasaaof aootla Banufaetured brthe aboTe
aamed Lleaaieea will hereafter be marked, "Llctniad
by tbe Uoloa Paper Collar Company.'
The maanfaetare aad eale of Collar, Cuffa, aad
Boaoma la vlolatloa of the. nateata. will bo vWoroual v
riroaeeated at law and lu equity, aad, aa ao Paper Col
ar eau be made etcept andr one or more of all
pateata, or la lama(emat or Ike ttni, dealers ere ea
peclally eaBtloDed again it purchulng or eelllag any
each Collara. Catfa. or Boaoma. eacert of the maanfae.
tor of the aboreBamd Lleenaeaa, m they will be held
liable lu damtgej txiaallr with navufacturera.
JAHEtJ A. WOODBURT, Prealdeat.
Bolomov S. aaAT,Treaaarer.
Arvarvse f 1 0rtlt
DISTRICT OT COLUMBIA, WA8UIROTOH CODHTV
Iatheeaae of Oeorie P. Raodham, admlalatrator of
Daalal Crumbaehar. daeaaaad. tho eadtmlhlaLrfilar afar.
aald hae,wttl. tbe approbation of the Orphaaa' Court of
Wiahlaf ton eonaty aforaaald, appointed BATURDAT,
the lat day of September neat, for the Inel aettlamant
and dlatributleu of tho peraoaal eaUto of eatd de
eeaaed, and of theaaaela la hand, aa far aa the aame
hare been collected and turned loto money when and
where all the eredttora and heir of aald deceaaed are
notified to attend, with thtlrelatma properly Touched,
or they may otherwise by law be eardaded from all
benefit la aald deeeeaed'e estate : provided a copy of
thle order be published onee a week for three weeke
la the Ratioial KirtriUOAa prevtone to the said day.
am,, v avaaino,
auUw3w Rag liur of Will.
'cuvar it idoo
DISTRICT Of COLUMBIA, WABUIRQTOR CObRTT
In the eata of Jamaa J&heianei. atvajmlnr r,t Tlntlv inn
Wllllan, deeeMsd, the eieeitor aforesaid has.wlfh the
approbation of the Orpbana Conrt of Washington
Connly aforeaald, app tinted BATURDAT.the 1st day of
Diitiiiitf aejaib, lurautj aiuiHuimiB, ttD aia.riwitijiQB
of the peraonal estate of aald deeeasd, and of the
assstsla hand, a far as the same bare been collected and
turned Into molieyt whan and where all the creditors
and heir of aald dseaaaed are Aotlfied to attend, with
their elalme praperly ronchsd, ortbey may otherwise by
law vo aemaaii irom ai oaasnt aaia aacaaaaaa
tatai nrovtdad aeonv of thta order be nubllsbed onto
a week for three weeki la the Hatioval RaruiLioAi
prerlene toiaeeaia oar.
aull'lawlw Begliter of Willi.
XVASUINOTONjJlUGUST 9, 1860.
Sealed proposal will be received by the unjeratgned
nnui idi bi. auauAi, g.n .w, insuni. ior eia
atruetlBbj a Sewer la I alreet north and through the
alley of Square 48S. Tbe sewer will be eighteen facfaee
10 alemster, (In the laslde ) tbe walla to be four laches
la thickness, with Ihe uscesaary 'drops ' As.
siaaers wiusiaie ina pnee per lineal iooi ior ino
eewer, aid per place for the "drops. '
The Mayor reseryee to hlmieli fbe right to reject any
or all bide Rone but practical mechanloe used bid.
aaU-sotd R. WALLAOH, Mayor.
NNUAL TAX NOTICE.
CeincToa'i Ornci, I
U. 8. latiajrAie Bivaf tJ, 1
Disraior or Colpubia, f
Waihiiiutoi, August B,lBflS. j
Rollee I hereby glrea that the A UN UAL LIST OF
TAXES aaeeassd In ihls Collection Diitrl.l for the year
beginning Mat 1,1669, baa beea reeelr'd from tbe A
lessor, and that the Dotlea, Taxes, aad Lleeaaee therein
a peel A ed hare btcomt due and fajabU
I will attend at my offlee, Ro. 4o8 SiTeath etreet, op
JioslU General Peel Offlce, dally, (Bandayi eaeepted,)
rom this date to AUGUST ao,lBa,fron t o'clock a. n
to 8 o'clock V n (toreeelre the came
The Teies Included lathe aforesaid List are upon
IRCOMEBsfOR Uaa.LlCBBStl, BILLIARD TAULIB,
OARRIAQXB, PIAROB. SILVER PLATE, Ac ,for 1888
All persons who eball asgtect to pay the some doe by
them reapsctlrely, accord! a g to the list aforesaid,
within the time pacified, (Angnit 10,4 will, at the ei.
plratloa thereof, Veeome liable to pay TER plBCiRT,
vuuivmu apou IB amoDat isinvi, eQgaina?
other eon. LEWIS CLtpdaRX,
aDDlTIORAL upoa (be amooat thereof, together with
VtB( " vv . bu.tuaoai
Oollector of Istinil Bitiiqi for DUtriel of: Colanola.
x3 ikkmii it0cx at low ibicu,
BUT QCiXITT lOtl-LUTRIg f XUHKl,
tlfilal1 WW TlltJMKB,
MOXIBO TBUilKI, ItAT B0IU,
YUtlll, dAEMT-BAOl, lATOHllS, ,
' ' ' ' 1 ' ;'. J''L ' " t
-criBTBri' awpsin uamross iaa.ea .Terr
Sebbeth la the Church, eereer of llf hlh aad R etreete.
Bfrvloe. every leader alill,a. as. aadevealaf. Setts
free." Bov. T. B, llewlott, pester. BeSO'tfBJ
aw A apMiai btoetina r th itua er
Dlreetoreef the Wetbteitoa City Temperaac. ieelety j
will he held at Ike etjoe of John S. riellUf okeed, cor.
oretKlfhth eedJltlieeU,ea SATOaDAT BVIB1KO,
aafeit ll,el I o'clock. Bestaeeeof area! Imporlaaee
wills, broofhl before Ike meetla(,'aadll tehepeda
fell Beard will bo la alleede.ee. -
By trier 1 alBDBT ttOTOrneldeal.
Zacb. B. Baooaa, ecretary. , , aul0st
. hbiwh jEbsawmwattwya. vtusiNBiaaoBw
The Mlowlnf gtiUenen oonpoeo the RlTWiU Usior
Xsicurira Commi, whoa rooaa are at the Union
Rational Ctub, Ro,dft0 Twelfth atreel, between 1 aad 1
Dblegatee to the niladelphla Coareatloa atrirlag la
the1 eity are roquectei u eall at the roe .of tbe elan
and reglatar their a4aae t
ItOR. A. W. BAHPAL'l,
HOM, O. H. BXOWR1MO,
IIOR. MOXWOMEXT BLAIR,
C. WIRDXLL, ISO.,
C&A8. KMAP, Efta,
A, X. PIXRT, XBQ.,
SAMUEL TOWLXR, ESQ.
llojr. CaABtii UAaoa,
Jon a ft Cort-a,
BecordlBf SocreUry. Jyll-laull
rVwatlAea-l M .!. ..usi .. us
AaTUflleo Commleeaty General off Priowm
era, Wathlagtoa,D.a(Auguet T, 1866 HOT1CE By
dlreelloaof the Secretary Of'War,elaliai agataet tho
land nnder the charge of thla vuleo (meaeye reeerered
from the rebel athorlUee,Ukea' from Uatled State
ooldlere while held aaprtaoaero of war,) will be re
eel red until October ..IMS. Claims made after that
date wilt aol be considered.
All peraoni who hare undo elalm agalait aald fond,
either la thla offlee or to Bt. Brig. Oea- John X. Halford,
late United State Agent for eaehaage ef prisoner or
war, are reiuetrd to forward to thla ot.ee their correct
post offlee addressee.
la all casee where elalm 1 made tho exact amount
dao aad the character or tho leads taken by the rebel
muat be clearly staled. X. A. HITCHCOCK,
Major Oeneral United Bute Vols a leers,
au-12t CoaimUaary Oeneral or Friaoiera.
Barllay-or'o OAeo. Waohlnarteta, D. C.,
Aagasl 9. IM8,
BPXCI AL ELECTION 70B DXLtOATU TO THE PHIL
Iaeompllaneowlththo reelect eoaialaod la the na
aeaed reeolutlen of tho Rational Ualen Xaecatlre Com
ml I tee, I hare appointed PBIDAT, the 10th lsslaat,
from 0 o'clock, a, m., to 9 o'clock, p. m,, at tho Com
moaCouacll Chamber, In Ua City Hall, la the city of
Washington, aa tbe day and plaee for ea election for
delegate to represent the District of Columbia la the
Rational Convention to bo beld at Philadelphia oa the
mn oi august. kuuuahd WALL AC H, Mayor.
Boom or Tilt Ratioial Uaiov XxirrTtra )
CouniTTki, WACHtaaToa, Aug. X, 1818. (
Jiuottmt, That the Mayor of Waablagtou aad
Oeorgetewa be requested to Iteue a call Cor a meeting of
Ihe cltltens or the District of Colambla. for the purpose
ofelectlagdelegalea to the Ratioial Coareottoato bo
held at Philadelphia, Aagust 14. aa7tnthnt
dXer Collotora Offlcot City nail, WaablMa;.
toa.D.O, August 1, 1M1 ROTICX TOTAXPATXXS.
Rotlcel hereby glrea that, by "aa act approred July
tS,lSod, the rate of Uioa allreal and pereonal property,
Block. Ac , for the year 1884, le Ixed at one dollar and
Ua eeate oa erery one hundred dollar or thoaaaeeaed
.rain of aald property. Upon all tauee npon all prop
erty not In arrears forMxee or general purpose aa
abatement of Ere per cent le allowed from Aagaat 1,
188A until tbe lat day or October, .808, after which ao
abatement will bo allowed. , WM. D1XOR,
dtdTDreoeh.Losullwe; Arm Tho Beetnt frr
tho KaamlaaUon or Breeea-Loadlif Ami, of which Oiu
oral pancotk le president, le bow la eeealoa at Re, SI
Winder' Bulldlag. '
Arm a will bo recelred dally, between tbo hour of 11
a. m. and lp, n, until further notice.
lureutore aro requeaUd to eobmlt their Enae la per
eoa or by ag eat to the recorder of tbo board.
Capt, 8th U. 8, Car Brer. Lieut, Cot U.S. a.?
dWrMadam Bfonaita' Pile Balre VJuibU
kemedy for that Dlaoaae J also, a CoaaamptloB destroy
or, aad aa Retire Car for the Broaehltle, Asthma, A, j
eaa bo found at Btott'a Drug- Eton, opposite Rational '
Hotl Oilman's, near MetTopelllaarHetelf Tord'e, eor
BcrorXlOTCBthaad PeanylTanlaarnue Xatwlele'e,
eoraer of Twelfth and Fenneylraale OTeauej Xlllott,
corner of J aad Twelfth etreete Barbaugb'o, eoraer of '
Serentb aad O.4 JalS-U
4VMofla and Preokl Lavdlas wJUlttut
with Dlecoloratlone on Ihe Pace, called moth patches or
freckles, aboald nee Perry e Celebrated Moth aad
Preekla Lotion. It la lafaUlblo. Prepared by Dr. B. O.
I1KRY, Darmatotogtat, 49 Boad etreet, Row Tork. Sold
by all druggists la Washington aad elsewhere, Price
44TAmanunals Peresai doslrluax tbo oor
rlcea of a COPTlhT or AMAHUKRSIS, eaa bo aeoommo
dated by a lady who writea'a neat and plat a band, by
npplylng at Ho US Sixth street west, between M and
V etreet north. aptvtf
J4rWondorftil but. Trael M.uljvm.nem-
Iiotoi, Ihe world-renowned Astrtjloglat and Som nam
bulUtle Clalrroyaat, while la a clairroyaat state, da
Uneatee the tery features of tho person you are to
marry, aad by tho aid of aa lis tru meat ef latense
power, knowa aa the Piyehomotrope, gaaraateee to pro
duce a perfect and llfelike picture oT the future hue
bend or wife of the applicant, with data of marriage,
occupation, leading traits of character, ate. Tble le no
Imposition, aa testimonials without number eaa aeiert.
By atatlag place of birth, age, disposition, color of eyee
aud hair, and eneloetng fifty cents, aad a tamped enve
lope addressed to yourself, you will receive the picture
by return mall, together with desired Information.
Addrea in confidence, Maoamb OnaTanpa BauiiuToa,
P O.Box 207, Wast Troy R. T el-dwly
Waiuirutov, D, C.. July U, 1886.
The uuderilgned, baring declared hie Intention to
close the Washington Oyianasluin, knowa ae BRADT'S,
by reaaoa of the pretsurc of other aad more Impoitant
engagements, and baring recelred Bumereuc appeals
from many of our cltlaena to continue aa eatabllefamsUs
which baa been productlre of ao much good to all who
bare aralled tbemaetree of such aa Inraluablo mcaae
of preferring tho "men eana la corpora atno, " at
each trifling expense, be baa been Induced, at the re
quest of many Interested persons, to dispose of hli
right, title, and Interest therein, to a Slock Gompaay.rcp
rsasnllog one thousand share at eight dollars (s) per
auaro aad for thltfpU'pose books will be opened for,
the aale of stock aharssou and after the 34th Inslaat,
at the Gymnasium, aad eloeed oa tbe 18th proximo, at
which time aa eleetloa of officer will bo beld aad a
constitution aad by-laws adopted.
for full lafonaatloa oa mattcriof detail, tbe under
elgned eaa be eonenlted at the Oymaaalum on Monday,
Wedaesday, aad Fridays, from 7 to 9 p. m.
It were aeedleu to point out tho advantage to bo de
rived by membere of an organised oompaay owning
each an Institution, confessedly tho beet nppolnted la
the country. Acknowledged by all to bo the most
agreeable end certain meaae of establishing la health
tbo weak aid malatalolng therein the strong, His man
ifestly the cheapest. It la almply paying Elgbl Dollars
for a Life Interest U a Oymaatlum where for member
hip thirty dollari per year are now freely paid.
To laiuro proper oaro la physical culture aid die
clpllae, the uaderilgaed would bo able to devote two
or throe evening! la a week, at a nodenato remunera
tlon by the company, for purpoeei of Instruction la
Fcreona purchasing itock bare the prlrll'sc of com
mencing their exercises use of Bathe, Ac. at the time
Bookiwlllbeops.forth eale of eberee at the fol
lowing places, ae well aa at Ihe Oymaaalum t
RIO OS ft CO. , Baakere, Plfteeath etreet aad Peaa art-
S, W, riABSOR, at Jar Cooke It CVe, Biaken, Tlf
tesnth street, opposite Treasury,
LEWIS JOHSBORo. CO, Banker, reaa.arinuo, cor
usr of Tenth iircet.
BITTERUOpsE, P0WLIB A Cq , Bankeri, under
CiptUaW.M. MEW. Secretary 'a Offlee, TreaiBry De
ruILP A BOtOMOKB aad BUD80R TATLOE'fl Book-
torn. Ml aad 89a Pe. areaat.
J.k, J, BITU, CoBgrsMlonsiaiobeOflle,
ABR1B 8, BflADT,
rrofiiior of Oy mi utlce aid Oallsthonlaoi
Late Proprietor aad laelmtot of Brady 'iTth Bcglmist
TTOUSdti WANTBD.-A MEDIUM
XL "UD U0UIL thoroiihly furalahadi with
niveau Improreaiit, 1 a hstlihr location,! willed
Ste'wrwiwt pt, eVCitttt i (mj.;5m