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RATES OF ADYEBTlimg,
Oat aqaarf, aaa(iBertloa,l .ab.d.a.at la.,r.
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fl4tlla rropartlaa. at la taa ralaa, -
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iJEdlurl.l Mtteytl mil HJ Uataaak lamtfata.
fcoiai aollMi, B taWta'par llaatata lanrUaa.
oUtdd V Wada. laW.r,,,. aa.
J Y lO LAB.K A 0 07,1
900 Pennsylvania avenue, between Nlslh and Tsnih
itmta. 1 1 T
JT NAQLB It Ca.'ADCTIOHKBS,
hale Jtoeaia 413 f eventhitreet, opposite Patent Offlee
TOTVAifcr n'wWj.noaiiRYj, woollen
m tiOODB, OniNA-WAUE, it AUCTION
We 'shall eelt daring thl wHk tl ear spacious
Pale'reon.-, 443 rveiilE street, opposite PatenlOfflee,
EVERY MMNlNU at 10 o'clock. aod lu.XOSa
7 o cloth, great variety of Toys, Poll, Fancy
Good. China-ware, WaxiUea Ofoit HoalerygAc,
AC, , CODKllttDI of 11
Tor ofell description
Polls, Yaaea Mantel Ornaments, UtatoarTr
rM,Trrfii niri vrvicnHiiqiwii.
IttibUi. IlooJi, Olorai, aaunilau. fitocxli
mhlrta, Drawer. BUnkett, CTrllla.
rawerfl, BUnkett, CTrllla. .
;Ha, Kautr BatktU, Market Baiketa.
d T and Talf flpoona.
iWm, Aapki&riB, Caatora
Albania, blbl. . ,
Cbolea Clfara aodTsbkCM,
Uanaebold araUtrf, 8toTa, A
A 1irc4 lot" ai" Clothtat jWU aaj fikoaa. A.
, Moatuf lbaaboTa-naijidio4avtwaoiuloed
t sa frm tka Morih, and will b4 nold without r-
Y J. T. COLDWELL C0 , ACCTI0.1EIKI.
'jrntirnlrara' aialai r,t flnl.1 an.1 ! WaltAai
RlBf, Pima, Caalaa. Matlfml ImttrantaU, aid a larra
Tarltr of faefal avaid Uraanraul ArtUUa. at ROBERT
f Xl I'tOJTt CO 'M,U HlathatfI.MATUBDAir.
MOXUAT, Dd TDfiflDAYi the Oil, XU, aid Mtkof
DoMiabar. al 0 o'fltck la tb evaalax
a N S -HjolJ and Stlrtr WaUhMTslaavr Smrlnf
al.Ura aad a tart Tartar f ih tbovo articlea
gALl QrrUXSXaVlCBABUE QUAETBKUAIHn'8
M "Tifot StfAiTiaarAaTia'a 0rici.
WAaRiioToir.l). C , DaecmbcrlS, 1SC7. J
WUlM aald at pabKeanctloa, aadaitha aaparvUIoa
or BrcTfll ColonafA. P. Blaal. A. O. M . U. armr.
Oa A.DAY, 37th laaUat. tLlaflTa Dapol, a Ut of
Manrmtvir nioroi, rum aa BBMrTlCtaDiv, bob
&OMU lad Uattllar-
ittatta whaat do ,
VI acta wbael AnibiilaDca
39 Watoa Whwli,
M da. . Tbhm.
19 two Itoraa Amtm
1 do, WoftaUftoa
1 1 tfilncVorea do
6,ft)0 lba. Uld8koa,
l.Oddo. do HolU,
1,000 do-, da Time.
OUOdo do Striata,
fcOuo V, UM Bowi,
1 rower l'tincb
OtO If nU Paeb- HJUib.
TogaiaarwlthTtMlaoraU klad. aad other articlea
Kale will commence at 10 a n.
. rarchaaec nut be remoTod wltblatoa daye iron
Taraiai Caah. la OoTaraneot fanaa
hj order of lb Uaarteraaater Ueiral (
DfPOtfQ H Ueaeral,
JeM-td BreT Brit General, U B A
)UBU0 8 A LB OV ORD1YANCB 8T0BJE9.
WAaantoTOWCiTT, D 18, 1MT
. Thara will hm aold al pablte aaettoa, to thaklfbeat
re, a TnullBvaXftBo inta aarer jaBaarr,
it 11 u . it Jaferoa Barrack a jteecrr. Mfe-
aoari. a larce lot of Mtaeellaixwafl UaaerTte-abta
Naval Ordnance tftorra, compoaod In part of Shot,
Obeli, Caaiatcr, Old Caaaoa, Obb Carriara Bkot
Oana, KUc, Axes, Walat Delta, aad Cartridge
Tht.a artletaa will be aold la lota.
Terma: Caib, aad Ue articlea to bo remorad wllbin
tea dar after the coaclnaloa of tUe alt olbenrlao
tbcjr will rcYc t to Ibo OoTeroneaL w..w
'Mf of Bafa'a .
ETROPOUTAX HQTBL BILLUBD PAKLOR.
. y H KATIONAL LOAN OFf ICE,
Mr 111 If lath atreef , four doora north of PenniTlTa-
nia BTnne , no3H lm
OO'i poou rtOl'LK'S yiuiufo Oo1!;
i'. boyxr'i Lola prricR.
0M Twelfth atreet, botweea O and D, near TeaaaTl
raala aTraaa Money loaned on ladle and gentle
iaaa'afaaiiag Apparel, Oold and Bllrer Watchee,
Dtamaada, Jewelrr. riatola. Mechanical Tool. Aa
Baalneaa eonldcntlat. Old Gold aad Bllvat boajht
JalT'tf P. B0TKB,
L1CE58ED BY AUTU0U1TY.
LOAIf OrYICE, m TMrlDth atreet, U door aontb. of
PeBaaylvania arcane Monejr loaned ou tine it eult
euitomera on Keal lUUte, Uold and Bllrer Watekea,
blamoBd. Jewelrr. BUrar Plate. PIbbob, Farnltore,
Ifecbanlcal Tool. Lad lei' and Ueutlrmea'a Woarlm
i Uold aad BUrcr bongbt.
480 BBYKSTH BTREET. gg
PAPERIIAIfQIltas AND WINDOW SHADES.
Tkeebeleeit acleetloa af tbe above Oonli la the
DUtrlct, at MARKKITKR'H,
No, 46 Seventh a troet, between 1 and K atreeta
Terma caib. no28
PAPERnANOER AND UDI0LSTKUEB,
mrOATIB APD PIALIk u
FRENCH AND AMERICAN PAPERHANQIlTaS
iM Mnlh atreet wcit, between D and R strcete,
fabl WAaHIBOTOK, p o.
Tbe attention of tboia Decorating belr Homea.or
cktogfur a llandiome preaent for the approaching:
Jlolldara.la reapectfullr called to tbe aaaurtment oT
ilandaomelr Framed Lograrlnga, Cbreuo a and
PalaUaga, now open for laaseetlou Alao, a oholee
aelectlonofUval Walnnt and alf (Jilt Plrture Fratuei
Square Frame made to ordir, netttre Cord and 1 as
aela. Picture Rluga, Walla, 4e. ,,
lenaa eaaui maiiiuiih
Builderi and Material.
SA8II. DOQR9. BLINDS. MOULD NOS, LUMBER,
WHOLEJAI B AND RETAIL '
Ballderadealrona of aavtag noney wilt Ind It to
tbelr advantage to giro ma a call aad examine my
baw aad ex touatvasEock before purrhaslngelaew here.
daSto tOCat..Ut 12tb and 13th ata wait
QL ATE MANTELS,
OXOUOK M. BARKER.
4M MsMMhuteUe avenue, between Sixth and Seventh
Wholesale and B.tall dealer, la Slati Martiij.
Dooaa, Bliwdi. and Ham, would call tbe attention of
harpeBtora, Builders, and othera In want of Mantala,
l aa examination ut bla stock, nnaurpaaaed In
atrengtb, JurabHttj, beauty, and cheapness. They
are a highly poIUbed thai they retain their beauty
mock longer tbao marble, and an not Injured by
aaaoket eoal gaa. or aelda They Lave six (Iroei the
atreagih of marble, and their appearanoa lamuch aup
T UMBBR, LIME AND CEMENT!
UW.000 beat quality of White Pine Steam Kilo Dried
XV.uuOfeet ofjWhltB Pine and Spruce Sctnlllnr , ,
Also, Fence Pick eta, Ilemlpek, Hoards, Italia, Jolat,
Ac , Ac, inat received aad for aal at our wharf, foot
of Seventh atreet.
milE PLASTIC 81 ATB ROOF,
AT 11 Bit OR TEM-
j .. Jt ' tARCOMB,
i Proprietor for the DUtrlct of Columbia,
tf Northeast corner of tint and D its
-arOUVT ValtKOIt MAHBLI WOBKi.
tAKOI STOCK OF MARDU OKnIIl(T8.
AUaaMmpUi varl.tr of Uatbl. Hiatal., Coaalar
dliba, aad X&Hi WUUl 6l lW lor caib.
POSITIVE IALB OF OVER SjMOtOTS OF GOODS
tWitw!irilk el oar JUere THIS KVEHINU al 6U'
ec( end lo a. n . Fare, Lava ead.Chiaa Tea Bete,
fla )&. r anty Bx-r Qelefaaa JUtvtv Wate-ee'
Jewelry, Bfitwi, Bed Spread. Blanket,. Clothing,
Anhaa, fable and Pocket Cutlery, Sllver-rUled
Wj&ti iilrr Ac
"J'aJ: "HIT Al
o trll ll of. w
.Kiaoi kndHmle. .V
Tlaaa Btool. of alt lMrtpttoai aad all trie, at tb.
War.rMra,,f . . .1 ,fc
ftol, lM.1. af Uttaw' Pta.A. ..A
PQI A"" PARLOR ORGANS. NEW AND
BKCOND HAND, for rent, aad rentansMl
applied t farchase,
ttAallftJ lima Prlr
nea ' Seeead-haadfTTw"fl
BD DOLLARS .pull 9 I I
WU HUnuailf AflH
U not from f JlUKK
lUNDREp Largaet aaaortment and Krealek varlctT
tf er offered la ihla city,
Miami city, Junn rMgLbia,
pi AN O GOV IBB.
.1 large aaaortmeal, aalactod by aa fa ManeWuf,
nave jqk poob reoaivau, aao w esar
them for alo at lowest Importer
n,u, iaixBAyii hv,
Solo Agoata of SUtaway'a Plaaoa. ,
Tamborlaea, Masle Tolloa, Moith Organ a 4
Tor Musical Inatramenls. Card
Vlailea, Ma ileal Ba-
. u IWPanniTlvanJa a venae,
decll-ooti r p eat Tenth atreet.
QRBAT SUCCESS OF THE NEW STORB.
PIANOS AND PARLOR OBGIITS SOLD FROM TUB
NEW WAIIK SUOMS.
WHO PURCHASED THEM, AND WHERE TITET
WM. It NALLEYt t-q &44ob II street, a Plane,
MlaSM. li. fiUttkOwV. W oa EUvtala atrtel, i
U, COLLAMEU, Dnnbartoa atreet, Oaorgetowi, a
RH A flrtl.D. Varvlkriit aMia. tuttwurl Tfiln.
i'l.l . . rr -l'..' -i.--ri.-" "".:. -"-
loratn ana anBia eiraeis, airr i am, a i mao
P. II. tiMITlI,Ea.lPlala, Faaqaler county, Va., a
Jf AkfES O. MEEM, Uq , No. Ill Greta atreet, aoar
Weat, Qeorgetowa, aPlaBO,
ortN IltTMPIlRBY, Eq ,lOtf oa Sixth, UtwacaM
It B'. iiouoiI.Bew .High street, near BeaU.Oeorio
towB. a Parlor Orgaa T
Mldd DELIA TIN U LB, near First atreet. To I gate,
Seventh atret Koad.aa Orni.
CUURC1IOF lNCAUNATtON, corner Twalflh and
, o j .no oonuniHce, a yaarcn urgaa.
I am delighted with my eoeceie The rnblte respond
to my eadeavora to laae, I am grateful to tbem
Vor the holidays,! have a eonpreteaaaortiaeat of all
w .M i . JOHN F.ELLIS,
No. 300 renniylvaala avenue, near Tenth it,,
deltt-eo4t New Iron Front
IXCOXTROVEST1BLB PROOFS OF TUB HlOHEaf
AWARD TO 8TEINWAY SONS
The followlag eBelal docameate prove beyond a
lateraaUonal jarlea to bestow vaa by their unanl
moaa verdict accorded to
MESSRS. BTEINtVAT k SONS
fad that tha Rlbboa of the Legloa of IToaor,
adlvtdaaliy by a member of a nether Atari
firm upon hla owa paraoaal appllcatlea far the aaaw
front, the miisrar. was
nat aa perauuntly aad fauaiy
: bj ithtr flan or group Jury,
Kji-kfrtd I rMH.ni-nndii4
f Immirial rtotanlii-ilri.'
Piiii. laiei Ian
Wa tertlfy that the mil exita. at. for Xmeiieaq
Plaaoa kaa baaa BaaBlmoaslT awardskl la Maaara.
Slot away A Beaa by,tie Jury t( Ue laAaraaUonal JU-
poaitioa. (.rai pa uwf iuiui eiaaa a.
rrealdeatof laternatlonal Jury,
J. A. OaVABBT,
Maabera of Interaatloaal dary.
KTfta-aT Anrtif-IUL ItMT.
I certify herewith that the Jary of the International
BiDiim.oa ta raria.aaweii aaiae iraapor jurors,
have nnaalnetutyMknowlUsd the pUcpaof Meeara
iteinway A aoae. or itw io.k, oooiULingoi urana.
quare, and Upright Plaaoa, to be auperlor to thoao of
neasrs BicaenBa: m dob, i joa4un
this account the Brsi large gold medal haa
Mesars Chlckeiioc m Boas, af Boatooi aad that on
ims ae.iun. tiia nraiiarn aold medal iiai been
to Meaara. Blelnway Done ror America
Member of Jnry, Claaa X t
Member of Chamber of Commerce, Ac.
OnVTII U IHIUII ai vvatiawaa. v j aiii,.4 jk.bbi aiuiui, V
H Lonaul for the Kingdom of Wurumbarg, dated
oiutiasri, auiuii to, oui.
ROTAL CoXIBBTATOtr OF MratC, 1
Dikictob'b Orricx, Bauaaxu, Kept, 15, 1967. J
iBanawersoyoor le.ieroiuioiiHainauiii, i paveio
117 nutiorauia iiikitiiuH vt ,u uit di ijiih iv, ui
theUDlveraalKxpositloaln fans, dated Joiya), met
the nnt gold medal for American Plaaoa haa been given
you iy we unBBimouB Tote oi mis Jury, aa wen aa
oj in superior IjUBBCUOI i-roaiuauis. niuiirriai vura
mlaalon ) I declare, furthermore, that neither the
Jnry of Claaa 10, aor the eeoond Group Jury, nor the
Superior Council of PresJdcnU. have aiked the deco
ration of thoLeaio&of lienor for Mr, Chlcktrlug. aa
auch a demand wa not within their province.
Accept, gentleman, bit high regard ,
The reporter of Claen 10, FETIS,
delTtf DlrectorotthtCoaaervatory ofUrnaaela.
t .tT 5r..vi " -it . IL...1J :r.. ,:.' -,. :
A 0 A R D .
WE HAVE JCST RECEIVED AN ENTIRE STOCK
OF FIRST-CLASS CLOTHING, FROM ANEW YORK
IIOI'SEDECLINING BUSINESS, ALL NEW000DS,
AND MADE UP IN FIRST-CLASS MERCHANT
TAILOR STYLE, AND ORDERED TO BE SOLD AT
WALL, ROBINSON k CO.,
821 Fax gB UTAH A AT1II1,
deia-2w Between Ninth and Tenth atreeta
I. F. MUDD,
330 D atreet, eorntr of Ninth,
respectfully thaakehla frleoda for their liberal aap
Ji port daring tholaat aeaaon, and would Inform
fl them thai be haa jut t reoelrod a tpleadld assort-fC-tnentof
"CLOTHS, CASSIMEUES AND COATINGS,
selected expressly for gentleman's wear, which he
will make to order at the lowest cash prleea.
All work warranted to give satisfaction JyS tf
E M O V A L,
TTaa removed from opposite the Post Office to Hlggius'
Marbls Building, opposite the Patent Offlce, seventh
street, where he Is supplied with a new STOLK OF
OOOUB, to which be Invitee his frlenda and the pub
lic, eonndoat of being able to give aattaractlon la II,
material, and price
pSTABLISHBD IN 1S4Q,
NEW 000DS AND LOW PRICES
navlag sold off our old stock, wo now offer It oar
euatomars an tntlra new stock of Finest Clothing aad
Oentlemea'a Fo milking Goods, bought at the preaent
low prleea for cash. Great Inducements caa be made
to purchasers, as we have enlarged oar caps el ties for
a Large, New and Fashionable Variety of Goods,
having arranged with extensive house la Naw York
to sell at th very lowest prices
WALL, ROBINSON k CO ,
923 Pennaylvaala avenue,
no29-lm Between Ninth and Tenth street
GEVTLEMEN DESIROUS OF HAVING THEIR
Loats, 1'auU, and Vesta scoured and Repaired, se
as to appear as good as new, oaHdA0upEKE8ft
Booming and Repairing Depot,
it? Tenth street, a few doors above 1'enn. avenue
BECOND-IIAND CLOrilINO DOUGlil AND bOLD.
man., aciuuek'akd bealeu
CALU ADD II EU
UI-EVEKT1I bT., WA-IIINOTOir, B O.
UT . A.EIANUUXA, 'A.
, . K1AU I
WRAPPUIO FArilH VOB BALI AT TU18
4 i I' r aaa a ,t c 4i
I , " ' ." ',' j n . - -1".
",J 'Hatii, Capfoooti ani Bh'oei;
VQR OENTfl BUTI.
real variety ak .ts -j
BOOTS AND SHOESJ ,
OUR STOCK I) HOW COHPLITI VOX
DALl, AXD PARTY TTEAX.
A 111 fTOCK OF tEATIXO DOOM T0H LiOISS
VTaluUf BaaU .a. IhM. foi
, u. Kuuaa sc ,u ,
O. BtTUXS CO
TC8T B1CI1TIO AS 1WMIHM IOT OF CHIt.
. UBM o .nu i n ib nil ovuun nvvii,
ttt. . larf. aM.rtm.at of all tA.r .trl calorf,
... MPlallr7M "Chrlalaiaa illta" V. ta llltl.
a..., at T , C01IUlKlt,fi.tBmTtct..
dMait Smqb door Mow X.riUonHaraal.
AN KXTNSIVB BOOT A.ND SHOE IlOtfSE,
Whera tbt tntlltU.VVJl 'llPT THEY
HJtni) anuoiine DHiMAaufjivium
, eeeoaa aooraauin or iv
C tr..l and North.ra VTarit.t
JaYJs. . r
QATTEK ill rOBalll.
CASES. UUBltELiAS. Aa
Va tojrint.tSYI.VANIA AVE.1DE, .
T Und.r MrtropoMt.a llotl
518 ""miMTcS'1" 518
Have jaitepened attlS Beveath etreet, eppolto In
lelllgnncer ItuMdtng, a aew and well-selected stock
of HATS, OAVS. BOOTH and BHOEy for deatlemea
aad Dora1, which they offer at a small advance npoa
ooit. IfavlnB bought for Cash they are enabled to
offer superior Inducements to purchaser, and solicit
only en opportunity to convince the public that they
are rraUr soiling a desirable class ofgoodf at very
low n a" ores.
A call aollclted. and comparison of prices chal
leuged with any similar etaMUrantinihe city,
3, T. PETTY CO , f
SIS STe&tbitat,oppoil to latelllf en cr Building,
WasbtngtoB D. C.
. Good stock tf Ca&tB and Umbrellaaeoaatantly oa
band, , Boffl tf
109 aE0' T Ke0tUB' jT 109
No. 109 Pennsylvania avenue, between Nineteenth aad
Calla particular attention (o bla extenalv slock, ef
HATS, CAPS, BOOTS AND SHOES,
whins be la eelllng at the lowoat rates. Alao
CHILDREN'S 8UOES AND GAITERS
of every alytt. Calt at onet and make your pur
chase nolMf i
BOOT AtD BJIOB STORR, ,
I am la receipt of another Tfab Arrival of those
FRENCH AND ENGLISH
BOOTS AND SHOES
that has given uch gcaeral satisfaction, to mj'aoi
REMEMBER, NEXT TO LADIES ENTHaHCB
NATIONAL HOTEL aoaB-inf
nOOTS AND SH6E3 MADE TO ORDER? T
u jb, lusiivnvi
the well known anatomical BOOT MAKER, an
BOUBeeutaBie ir-oasa anu tne punuc, snas note pro-
pa rou .o mm uvsi qaauir
vuKKf.if r.lt.v linnTi awd GnoriL
aewed and pegged at tha lowest raUa. 1 guarantee to SI
all klnda of feet, with lamps, coma, and bunions, sat
lafactorlly, or no fharn will be mad 1 have nu-i
meroua toatlmonlala or the entire satisfaction I hav
given ta tne past, ana wiu continue toe Mtmewitnau
Stoves and Tinware.
nOBIRT BOTD, NO 7 NINTn STREET, BE
IV LOW , haa oa hand Latroba LleaUra and
Rangea, Bibb' (re place Stove and repalra for
earae U to be bad and dona at Ihla eetabllshmosil.
tttovas ma to Bord a For renalra to
klndaoftttoveajOIOlloydrs, No. it Ninth atr
between D and E no28
W B Coomb
A. J Raoax
1 ii u i- k il as li. a u A a .
k R A G A N ,
VJ fSBfcoFof Jss Ktlrvtor.!
STOVE. TIN AND BULhT-IKON WORKERS,
t7 tie ven th atreet, above Pena'a Ave ,
WA8UINUTON. D. C.
Mg Particular attention paid to repairing For-
naces. Ranges, Parlor Heaters, Ac, and all work
arranged myM tf
270 J- B hodoson, 279
KEVBNTH 8TREET, BETWEEN LAM,
Haajast received a new Stick of all the latest stylos of
STOVES, RANGES, TIN WARE, Ae
noannr. Renairlna'. Ac. nromntlr attemleil to
Charges moderate ortl 2m
2TOVES1 STOVES!! STOVES HI
pnn?E BitnnrKn at nnrn's. j-a Niaih .tFi
between D and E Cooking and Heating Btovea at low
a at lo
ir, of a
II tares Urates. Bricks, and Plates, ferrepali
aina auu sues oi wti.W c.
Just received, a lot of the eelobrateJ
NOI8BLL8S AUUAND BUHNERS,
which consume ons'thirdleM na thaa olJier varie
ties, Also, the LURLKA, EXCbLSlUU, and PAH A
UON B UKNhit . madeorbraae, ant liable to corrode,
and arranged to regulate the flow of gaa. We are aolo
agents fur the above
iiuorai uisruuii. u iu
ALLX. K SlIU'llfiRD A BROS ,
dsQO oo3t Near Corner Eleventh atreet
GAS FIXTOKE8.-WE HAVE. IN ADDITION TO
tur rejnlarbustaesa of Plnmblng and Uas Fitting,
ion ami niieu ep m taraa dhuw-moow at ao, aoj,
th Htraet. between D and K streets. aJtololn Union
Ilall. whara nav be ftiund tLa lareoal and lnjaieom.
plate asaorunont of
CHANDELIERS, BRACKETS, PORTABLES, Ac , Ac.
la Ueelly, at prices tt suit all. w fc nMiftrn
Nes. 477 and 49.1Nlnth street,
jy30 tf between D and E stroma.
Paints and Oils.
WHOLESALE AND HBTAiTi DEALER IN
PAlNTa, 01 U, VARNIolll-S
Dent t for Lewie, Jeweu. and Ilall A Bradley' pure
Lead, Paint Broshaa, Window Ola and Alcohul, lien
sine, SpIriU ofTBrpehtlne. Coal Ul, Mrd and Sperm
Sll. Lamps, Chlmneya. Wicka, Ae , Ac
o, WO E atreet, belweenTwelf lli and Thirteenth streets.
ana o ctiuiu siroei, vppoaue tosi uu.ee fcpart-
lied paint ready for csaof the best Quality, Or
ers for Plate and ground glass rtcolvod and promptly
BTRkKT, near Sixth atreet, where they are prepared
iv uu aii aiuu.vt uvyaai aid ti.iu, uraiuiug, war'
T)AI NTIN Q.
M. T. FAtlKMt i MACNICHOI.'S
PLUS AND DECORATIVE HALL PA1NTIN0,
CALCIMIJIIKO la wr rarl.tr aud colori
QRAlRIXa aad UARBELIXO lalmltatlouofallklad.
of wood aad .tope
QII.UINO AND IlItONZINO,
CHINA OLOtS, OK KXAHEL WnlTB PAINTINH.
and .v.rr.lrl.of HOUaE DECORATION, HHitr
la tbo taoat lalabrd aad laatofal n.DO.r
BRICK YRONTB CLEANED, OILED, AND TEN'
PLAIN AND ILLUMINATED BIOS., BANNERS,
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opened for tholr Inspection, embracing, with others.
the following Artistic Game la Painting and Engrav"
Chocolate Olrl t ly Coldewe React i by Coldowo
Shakspeareat the Court of Queen Elisabeth Recltlug
"Macbeth i ' autr Jinder'eeciebratod picture, Ao,
Napoleon, from Waterloo to Paris) Sunshine of
Llfeand Companion Pictures Wain lag ton Reading the
Duche Letter) Merry Making In the Olden flwei
Franklin before the Lorda at Whitehall- First Im
pression rrlntiug, ana companion ricture, Ac
Alao. a choice selection of all grades Paperliani
logs. Window Shades, Oral and Square Picture
Frames, In walnnt and all gilt, from 4x9 to anit
laches) Picture Cord and Taeaele, Rings, Nails, Ac
Square Frames made to order Orders fur Paper
hanging or Window Shades punctually attended to
Term.: Cash MARKRITER,
No. iM Seventh slreot,
8 doors above Odd Fellows' Ilall,
del3 tf Between. Dead E streets
(Mas. I owi's Bbarcr Stokb)
r IIRitfrUAS PHkMKMTil.
Jmt received, a flue assortment of
IIANUKKULIIIRFB. Ern Frn
Point Appllaue, Round Point, and Valeneleane Lace
BQ4 r.Jgltigs, uoimn romi Appnque LUiun,
Lace IrlminoJ Handkerchiefs. In great
variety, ella. Linen Collars,
VufTa, and Set
Every variety of preee Trlmmiags, Buttons, ete ,
bought direct from tinportera and aold at lha lowest
prices , w LOWE a,
dels fit No 11 Market Spare
Will be aoU St public auction, on FBI DAY, Decern
ber 77, at 11 a ra , under tbo euperyUlon of Brevet
LlanLanarit (.olonelB P. Le. Bob assistant Oram la.
atouor, the following BuUdiugi, eomprlaing lick lea
Bar ruck, in Alexandria, a , ou Ihe curuorufPayno
and Uronuro street, to wilt
4 Hospital warus, uuxjj, o,ieetuigu.
lloadauarter, i JU, U feel high, two alurlo
f lint lfAiiH. lftilir. 0 feet blah
Alee, 1 Ambulance, l(J)-bore Wagon, 1 Beaveeger
J art, 1 tart. Slots liarueia, and a large lot of con
pinaod bureau atorei, eonalating of at vea. Pipe,
Klbowa, Agricultural Implemeata, aud OtBce Fural
lrvia Cash, taOovvioitnt fund.
Bulfdlnga lo be at tha risk of the purchateriroiu
day of aalr, and luast be removed in teu oar
uy oruer of tire vet ungaoirfenerai ' vrtwn
dec t 9i Bureau R, , F, k A. L. , Diet of Va
J Pa Av.
a, consisting oi
is. White Shirts.
CtTY OOPNO itB,
f 1 2." . "-. i iTVl
Hoard of Aldermen
J. Hussf 11 Uarr.esq , la the chalr.and H. V. Norei,
Apseni, nir. J. 14. laBrmna.
ThrxMaror.trMsWtted a, comnjtiakwtlon ap
proving an actio ratulixa the compensation of
ui,iuvsecigeTB p-na iwaruoi Aiufmn anu
OoniMon fJonnof It and An act changing hr man
ner of assessment of the coat of rrnavlnr the
0 extra, portlpn of the alley la boubb Ko BOS, ex
tending from M to N eueet north.
Kir. nioore movea to reconsider the vote by
Whlch!thli'IbAfdIrcfUMd,toiDaBa the ameniL
wcumiuj Mia iuoa souoot diii asua- iasmrcev
a. jib conicnucu inn tne 4111 wbb orijctnaiea
the tower Hoard. The endnpaemeiit nraved
hla a a ae ft lan.
Mr.Noyet remarked that the Brat poiUona of
the bill were, word for word, tha same aa the
original 01 taia uoaru.
Mr. Moor aald he endearorcd to deal fair!
onbothildea. II vaa anxious an kny here td
get thli bill passed, lint there; wereuqanwnd
mentefrotn the lower Hoard. It was IhtU, bill
and not oarr lie would read hie amendment 4
beforehaadif nawssary. ' "
."fiiiuju iu h wan inaauitrnea uusaowa
o the colored school matters.
Mr. Klrans would arrce to rpennalile tn v.
pedlte bnetneaa. ' '
inr. inoore rcau ma atncnamrnie panif, wnen
Mr. Livana e ailed tha miUmi tn int?.
atattnf that per mf salon had not been given by
the Board for hfm to proceed.
Mr. Moore appealed to the Ctulrtobear htm
The Chair decided that Sir. Moore had had the
unanimous consent of the Hoard to read ibe
amendment 1 propoaed, when 1
jur, Aiiuors naianeo nia rcaatoa;.
Theaueation then rscurrctil nn einnaiAr4nJ
the vote, and the vote was recooa blared.
Bir. jiooro men moreaio strike out an atter
the ttret section of the bill and to Inaert th
amendments read by him, T
Mr. lllehards Bald that U tho Board wouU
aubatltutathe first and third. ectloni of the bill
paisedon the 2lst ef October laat. he would be
content. It would cover the) whole ease u 1
The follow Inr are the aDendmenia proponed by
Mr, Moore to follow the flrat aeatloai.
See. 3. And be it tnacied. That in order (0 pro-
1 aud ivi tun iniuirut VI BUCH 111111 OI monCT
as are required by the aet of Oongraaa approved
July 23, 100, to bo paid by thin corporation to
the truatrea of colored achools,belnx auch a pro
portionate part of all moneys recehed or ex
pended for school or educational purposes, In
cluding the cost of altci, buildings. Improve
rncnta, furniture, books, and aU other expendi
tures on account of schools as tbo colored
children between the agree of tlx and seventeen
ream bear to the whole number of children,
white and colored, between the same ages, tarre
be and la hercbj appropriated out of the achool
fund, or In cast of its Insufficiency, out of the
Eeneral fund, the further sum of ftaa.iJI 89 to ena
1 tha Mayor to pay certain money asseaaed
upon the expendlturoa for the publio schools of
this corporation by the eald act of Congress for
the benefit of colored acnoolo organized under Its
own authority, namelyi To enable bin to pay the
trustees of colored ecboola the balance of the
assessments due and In arrears oa the SOtb. of
June, 1SC3, under the act aforesaid, accord lag to
the late decision of the ease by tho Supreme
Court of this District, the sum of 4I.wwDX.to
enable him also to pay the Bald trustees ot-eol-oied
achools the balances of assessment! which,
In rlev of the decision of court aforesaid, an.
. . A .... J... , , - - - - - - - IV. m- --.
pvarvu y vm uu iuu iu aiiran iur vos nioai
year teiotttlvely on the 90th, of June, lsoo,
and iha 30th of June. 18QT. the aum kloJKLkit
and to iCnsJjJc him to pay the trustee of col-
orco tcnoois an aiacaioiena proporiionate with
tha aaaaaament awarded than far th tMnirt
upon the proposed expenditure on account of
public schools of tbe corporation for the cur-
real HBcai j car aa iuv aaniD arc rppropnaiea lor
in the first section of this act, the sum of 934,160,
or ao much thereof as may be necessary to pay to
the said trustee a sum equivalent to one-dfth
part of the entire expenditure on account of the
said corporation schools for tbe present fiscal
bee. 3. And be it tnacttd, Thai the Mayor be.
sums of money as mar badue on aeeount of ar
rearages aue prior to ineourreni nsoai year,aad to
Eay also such Interest on eald arrearage ae may
e due under the law, and lo enable him to pay.
with interest, such further aum as maybe neces
sary for that purpose, I hereby appropriated!
ana be is further directed, la disbursing, from
time to time, tbe appropriation made In the first
section of this act for the support of the schools
of this corporation, to set apart and pay, at the
same time and times, a proportionate aum or
sum to the trustees of the colored schools) the
aald proportion to correspond with the award
made In the late decision of the Sunreme (!nnrt
of this District, hereinbefore referred to.
(The following; (s the substance of tho first 000
tion of this bill, tt having been subsequently
passed br tbe lower Hoard as amended I
The first section of the sohool bill provides for
tbe salaries of school teacher to be appropri
ated out of the school fund, and In case of Insuffi
ciency, out of the general fund. It provides for
the ea larlei of teachers the sum of 4M,M, and
aa.ooo for the demands for new school Vnr th
use 01 pujiuu.-ruuiuB. .euwi. lor mo rent or
acnooi-roorus, uii.we, lur tuoi ana siot e nxturei,
BO.O09I for eoutlagent expenses, tja.OOOi for con.
tlogent expenses of Hoard of Trustees, f0.T00 1
Mr FJvans Bald that he wanted to ret iM hi it
off of tho hook, and he would more their adon
11a. r tn .At thf. Kill iIaivii araU. '
t.uaa, rav aa mw - v... uvth ....
The question was put. and the amendment was
agreed tot after which the bill was passed.
On motion of Mr. Moore, the title of the bill
UKVOBIALB, PKTITIOK Ar kTO.
Mr. Turton presented the petition of Qcorgo
Schnell for the remission of a fine. Referred
Mr. lllcharde presented a bill making appro-
Ff jtt.iuua iui iuo Duiiu.-ujiaHMB uiapvnaary, uo
erred IMr. Elrans presented tho petition of Marshall
A Porter for the remission of a tine. Referred
Mr. llnrr ottered, bill to mv BiilO Attt nf th
general fund to M. A. lUdcnour, amount of judg-
Uiviirf tor uauiagLS. 1 naarru,
Mr. (liven renorted back a folnt reanlntlnn tn
parehaae fuel for the poor, and also an amend
ment oh Anglo g the amount from 4ituo to J 100.
Tbe amendment was adopted, anil tbe bill waa
Mr. Itlehard called from the Finance Commit
tea the bill nroi idlnir thai on a ehentc alima hv
the Mayor and City Keglster, the bank in whloh
the corporation tuna aro iieposited, no money
shall be paid by the bank, except from the fund
as ipecinen on iiio laoe 01 tne cneox
Mr. McCathran moted to lav the hill nn th
tabic Not agreed to ycaa S, nnya 9
Mr Mctlathran aald ha had annnanil th I. in
on a former occasion, when those of the subur
Mr. Turton remarked that he was one of them
suburban fellows, and he would like to know
what Mr. M meant.
Mr. McCathran replied th,at tho gentlemau
Mr Turton said he was gooso enough, and
would not read that work, llo was no woolly
Mr. Elrans said he probably wa a woolly
Mr. McC. said he did not beloar to that aide.
and continued to oppoao the bill, aa there wa
now rnougii iruuinu suuui mp wuru lunus
Mr.IMehanlsoftrrrd an amendment which be
contonded would regulate both the ward fund
and tho school fund, ns w ell as other funds He
was disposed to bo liberal He desired to sue
the lmprotements co on In all the wards.
Mr. lSors uioitri that the bill le recommitted
to the Committee on . (nance, with instructions
Finance Mr Hl en reported fai nrrililv (Inm.
mon Council bill to Instruct the committee be
fore Congress to urge Congress to glre the cor
poration power to subscrlbo to the extension of
me jouuoun anu .inniniuire rauronu to this
The subject was discussed by Messrs Moore
Mr. No) es thought that before taking any defi
nite action the grunt of the nrU liege to suba. rlbo
ahould bo obtained from Congrcaa Ho was in
fa or of securing tha connection of all roads pos
sible. It presented trade and commerce from
turning on our cltj the cold shoulder..
Mr Mooro proposed to modify the resolution
by submitting to a vote of the peoplo whether
tne Councils shall appropriates) .xwortMO.ax)
to bring this road to the city,
Mr. UUrn strenuously opposed the Idea of Mr
Moore, and held that the cen tie man' a a mend men r
wa out of order, as It might be unnecessary,
should Congress refuse the permission
Mr. Moore motcd to postpone the bill one
week. Lost yeas 4, na) s 8
Ihenutstlon then recurred on Mr Mnni,
amendment, and which was lost by the following
Yoas Messrs Grinder, Lloyd, McCathran,
UnnM anrt 'Pa 1 hurt a
Messrs hlvans, Ohra, Noirs. lllch-
ards. Tait. lurton and the nreaM-nt.
Mr. Moore then moved that the sum 2,000 be
inserted In the bill Disagreed to.
Mr, Moore then mo, ed to Insert the sum 41,000.
r. woure mo ru to adjourn OT agrecu to
Mr. Moore moved to lav th- hill mmn h
table. Lost Mr Moore only voting for the mo
tion. The concurrent resolution was then passed, as
fotlowa i '
Yeas Messrs Lhans, Olren, Lloid, Noyes,
Hlcharda, 1 alt, 1 urton, and tho Proildent-6.
JA - MOSiH Ol
PllICE 3 CJEiNTS.
Nyi-Meiiri.brIiiJer,McCAtIir an, and Moore
.. .-t. FIABDirABTWBT. ,
Mr. Talt antimllled a letter from Air.nandolbb
Ooyle. water register, la reference tothefreex-
lux 01 water piugsi wmen was oroTwu uw
Also, reported a eo mm tin (cat Ion from the sec
retary of the fire department. Mr. E. O. Eek'otT.
giving the amount 01 hose la the fire department
as 8,000 feet, 450 of which la unserviceable, tut
which will be repaired and put la service a soon
aa ins general appropriation oiu paseoa. vcuvrvu
to be printed.
Several unimportant bill were taken tip and
A bill from tha lower Hoard, appropriating
jmv louuf mcuur too pour 01 ius ciij) itm
Hoard of Common Conn ell
The 'Hoard met at tha usual hour, James C
Hulls, prcaident, In the ehalri II. A. Hall, tee
The folldwing communication was read.
, Washibotox. D C , December II, 1307.
To fAe Board n, Vonmon LvunHl ...
OxTTLKMrNi At a meeting of the Frovldenl
Aid Society, held In the City Hall, thlt S3d Inst ,
tbe followlnaT reaolutloa waa naaaedi
JUioIvtd, TlWt the Secretary of this Society ad
dress a communication to the Hoard of Alder
men ao,d Co mourn Couavcll, requesting Tour hon
orable bodies to make provision for furnlsblpg
wooa to ino ucserving poor 01 mc cuy.
i eurt aO i JtXD. A. Uoawbll,
bee rata r.
Mr.1 Connolly asked general consent to report
a bUl relative te the auhjeet. and asked that the
rule be suspended, and the bill aated on at
Mr. Nailer thought that there waa a bill from
the Hoard of Aldermen which would do Just aa
The bin of Mr. Connolly wa readf which pro
vide for the purchase of wood to the amount ef
2,500. under the direction or tbe Mayor, for the
use of the poor and the destitute of tbe city.
Mr. A. P. Clark moved that the wood be dis
tributed throurh the Provident Aid Soclstr.
Mr. O. S. Haker sujcgetted that the amount
tfu,ouof oe nos expended as once, dui mis it oe
divided la to three parts, and expressed hla rea
Mr. A. 1. CUrk moved to strike out f 2,o00, and
Insert tIWO-dO00 ta bo distributed eaeh week
Mr Crocker, though he thought the remarks
of the gentleman from tho First ward very good,
thought 2,b00 waa needed at onoe, and tbe wood
should be purchased and placed in dlstributtoo.
further appropriations might be necessary, but
he thought that the sum called for by the resolu
tion was now needed.
Mr. N alley said the Provident Aid Society had
adopted rules for the distribution of chanty
which gave only to those worthy, and the society
had facilities fur finding out the needy and des
Mr. Halton believed that the sooletr would
faithfully perform their duties, and distribute
the wood properly,
Mr.O 8. Haker made a few ether remarks, In
which hesald that charity was likely to be abused,
astt has been in many cases. Private purses
were open to charity, and he thought it would
be well, when the publio could not give any more,
for the Councils to step in and assist, lie thought
that would be plenty time for them to act.
Mr. Hall favored the passage of the resolution,
aad called for the previous question.
The bill, with the amendment of A. P. Clark
flving the distribution ot the wood to the Pror
dent Aid Society, waa then passed.
Mr. O B. Haker aaked a suspension of the
rules to pass "An act granting privilege to Q. P.
Drown to erect an Iron railing within certain
limit r which was granted, aad the bill passed.
Mr. TlUey introduced a resolution caUlngupoa
mo prupcr tvuimmcc iu iuiuruiai.ua wo
membera of the Hoard Were not farnlahed wit!
copies of the Digest of the Corporation, now in
Debate ensued upon the resolution, partlcU
paieu in oj jucsira. inter, nancy, anu U. D.
llakeri when tho resolution nasscd.
, jur. a. r, visra urcavnivu luviiouiion 01 win.
llartellfor th remission of aoae. liefer red to
the Committee on Claim.
Mr. A. P.Clark offered a resolution appointing
a committee of three to prepare a memorial to
Congress, praying them to adopt some mean to
.. I .. .ai..t - i.J la. .in.. ....
to the wasningtoauas iigatuompanyior tneir
generous donation of coke lo the poor on Satur
day inai, anu aiso mr incir uonaiion to tot
Peovldent Aid Hoolelr. Pasted.
Measrs. A. P. Clark. T. O. Connolly, and Rob
ert Hall were appointed tne eomnuttee to me
morial lie L-ongresa.
nir. urocacr ooereu a resolution mat mi sec-
retarv of tbe Hoard be requested to solicit Oen
Ulchler for 86 copies of his report for the use ol
memhera of tha Hoard. Paaaed.
Mr. Crocker asked that the bill for the relief
or A. K ii neyB oe taxen up. it was so ordered,
aad tba bill read. Passed.
Mr. Crocker, from the Committee ontCIalms,
reported a bill for the relief of Wm. Huokley.
It ef erred to the Committee on Schools
The same eommittee renorted back the bill for
the relief of Mary Hade y the erroneous pay
ment of taxes. Passed Also, the bill for the re
lief of the widow of Oeorge Dean and other.
faned. Also, the bill for the relief of William
urner, Passed, Also, the bill for the relief of
j onn J , uaivert .-oatponcu.
The school bill waa reached from the Hoard of
Aldermen, and taken up The bill was read
Mr, A. P. Clark moved that tbe Hoard refuse
toeoncnrln the amendments of tbe Hoard of
Aldermen, and ask for a committee of confer
ence. Mr. O S Haker said this blU was a compro
mise bill. It had passed the Hoard of Aldermen
unanimously. He was satisfied that If the bill
passed there would be no fault-finding by an.
body In view of the great distress prevailing
in the city he trusted that there would be no
hesitancy in passing the bill They could not Bit
there ana escape odium If they did not pas the
bill, HI constituent were satisfied with the
bill as it Is, and he trusted it would pass without
Mr. A, P. Clark said he should oppose tba bill,
for the amount gU en to colored schools w aa not
Mr'u. W. Miller said that the Chief Justice of
the Dlstrlot Supreme Court had decided It was
mo wnoio amount.
uicaais. Jt a vima,, Airi.uui nitu jjatiun
spoke upon tho adoption of the bill, the latter
gentleman favoring It, as he thought It was cor
Mr. A P. (Mark withdrew his first motion, and
moved that the bill bo referred to tho Committee
Mr. L 11 8 Mllljrwaa onnoscd to the refer.
ence, and favored Immediate action, and moved
me previous qucanun,
Oa a vote being taken, the previous question
was ordered b) a vote of 10 eas toSnaja.
The oucstion then recurred on conourrlntr In
the bill aa amended bv tha lower Hoard, and th
atea and ni.s were demanded, reaulllnraa fnl.
iuwbi iu ma auirmaiivv, Messrs. j, j- liaxer.
Ik. J11. 11. 1 WISKV! AllllVU, W t lUIU-Ft "
H S Miller, Nalley, Parker, Rutherford, blowcn.
'llllev. and bulln. president 1.
In the negative. Messrs, Arrlsoo, K. S, Haker,
Dealt, A. 1'. Clark, Connolly, Crocker, Knight,
So the amendments of the- Boaid of Al trrmeu
were concurred In, and tho bill was decided by
the nrealdont aa naa.ed.
Mr, S. S. Haker appealed from the decision of
id uuair, nnu ine yoas anu naya v. ere uen.anufu
Several of the members explained their totes,
and the result in sustaining the decision of the
Chair was, yea 11, nays 6. othe Lhnlr was
sustained aud the bill declared passed.
On motion of Sir Crocker, the appropriation
bill wa taken up. He moved that the rtportnf
the committee of conference be agreed to ) which
was so ordered, and tho question then rtcurred
on the passage of tbe bill, when It was unani
A few minor bills v.cro then passed, and tho
AtixtLTEXAif In Nashville wrgtc to Dickens'
agent to ascertain If he Intended to glvo read
ings In that eity, la his rejoinder Mr, Dclby
I'yii "1 amyetunnMc to learn if Mr, Dickens
will take the South la tbe line or his tour. He
will go west after the new year, and will read In
Cincinnati, bt Louis, andChicago. Perhaps he
may atop la Louisville. He desires to lslt New
Orleans In the event of his going toN-shilUe
the terms will bo similar to those of the larger
Tus tables of the Italian life Insurance com
panies show that la Italy 2-X per cent, of the
lufant population die .early, and that, even In
tho healthiest d Utricle, tho aterago duration of
uie is 33 43 years oni) , while In trance It UM.N,
at Qencva 42 03, and in Kn gland 39 31 The num.
ber of births, too, Is relatively much smaller ta
iiaiy wun ia r.ngiana ana ranee,
France has a na. y of three hundred and fort) -three
steam and one hundred and sixteen sailing
vessels. During tbo present .ear twcn.y-lx
tessele h,c been ad led, two of which were
built In this country.
It Is estimated that oyer ten thousand tona of
prairie bay have been dcstrO)ed b) fires within
the paat two month In tbe . Iclnll) of Foit liar
kcr This 1 a serious loss to the new settlers
TflE NATION AL'rEPCBLICAN
fa puUlthed1 every morntsg (Sunday excepleJ) 1C
ItWJMnaeA,,Bortheusraf Tenth 1 and L
LAiaaiafcdtaOie Peaastlvaala avoaae. and la fr
Klahed to Bbeertbers (by earrlers) at 80 eon la per
Vail eabenlbtra, 90.90 per aaaami SB 00 for etc
aaeatb a 1 aid It SO for three moatlr, favarfoliV f
. THE-WEEJtLT MAT! ONAL REPUBLICAN le pub
llahed every Friday jSaoralBgi One copy, one year,
S100)Tbree copies, one year, HHiVTensepIes, one
tTfom "The Naraery fbr January, 158. PuttUhed
by John L. Bborer. BoatoB, Maes J
HOMEBODY' STOW IX .
Krla Krlngle la eomlat.
Kris Kringle la eemrng to tow I
He wears a big pack
On the top or lils back,
And look like a funny old elowa.
Now wait Just a minute 1
I'll tell what's In It,
Then won't your eyea sparkle with Joy I
There' some thing with curls
ter good little gliu,
And something aa nice for eaeh boy.
There are flaxen-fialred dollies.
And all aorta or follies,
To please little folks Christmas Day,
There are gay borers prancing.
And Handy Jack dancing,
And everything fitted for play.
From Kris Cringle chin
Hangs a plenty of tin,
Tin trumpets and watches And drums 1
Noah' ark painted red,
A Uttle doll1 bed,
And soldiers with t ery big guns.
From out of his pocket
He'U take ingar lockeu
m Aad candies, all red, white an.1 blue t
And there will be klssea
For nice little mlasee,
And sweetmeat la plenty for you.
Oh I won't there be fanning,
And laughing and running,
. WhcnlltUe folk peep Ta their hoee,
And pull out the candy,
And everything handy.
HtuflVd fuU to the rod of tbe toe I
Then hang up your stockings I
Oh t won't there be kn. kings,
Whe Krla K Marie enters the town t
He waara a big pack
On tho ton of hla back.
And look like a funny old clow n I
Wines and Hqqon.
rl l'i.VXSYLVARIA AVE.Nl'E,
Imrortf r aad Dealer la
TIKI OLD DRASDIE",
SUEimr AXD POUT WISES,
JAMAICA KUK, TOR EOU-BOO,
oib vrmsET, sr croix Rru,
CARTE S OR, LAC D'OB, AXD SlLLESl'
TllXCn TSUITI, SWEET Oil ,
. Ja.t m,lrI, tba flaut wIbm lnparte)d
GOOD THINGS FOR CHRISTMAS
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MLD1L. rUlaltlS, AC ,
JOHN )f Et.Mll.
309 Pennaytvanla avenue,
TO BS HAD At
STEPHENS A CO. '8,
810 Pennsylvania avsnue,
letween Ninth and Tenth streets
FIDS snltl (if CLOTH IN fl tar IhanUnr vnrinaT. t.fv.i
or imall , of all w hou caa be accumuwdated
AT 310 PENNSYLVANIA AVENL't
OVERCOATS FOR CHILDREN,
ITauJaomely trlmmcJ, aud little Sl'ITS louatm,for
tb rising gtneration,
Christmas Present In
KID, CLOTH, SILK AND OTHER OLOVLS,
SCARFS, TIFS, BIERYK BUTTONH AND STt'Drf.
. OU CHRISTMAS PUbSENTS
Hemmed stitched and other HANDKERCHIEF, Iu
fancy box, for Christ mis present
ln ffttvery kind Af Men'. Youth's snj Boy
CLOTHINU audFURNlotimf GOODS, for Chrt.i
luasprc-euia niat'llfiAa a LU ,
Between Ninth aud Tenth.
PROPOSALS FOR FORAGE.
. Dxror QrABTiBHASTxa'a nrvirg, 1
, . JBrraBsotviiLx, lxn , Dec 16, l7 (
S aloJ Proposal wi'l bo roceln 1 at ihUomceontil
2 iu .January i. MS, for the delivery of a Ihreo
nouths1 anpply ofOATSaul HAl forthl Dtfpvl
Phdlk.l, .1 I.a ..r? ,!. -, n..lt,M m
A IT II "1 . MM t 1J"J
by the o racer in charge
llltl must no natie in duplicate, with a eni
Hdi mutt bo n.adeln duplicate, with aepj of thli
adv-rtUenienl attached to each, and each bid mast be
accompanied by the guar
partloa that. 1b rase the ri
. in rase tu ma tmci ia awarui to the
rlaodutnrtnt bond wlllbegivt.n for the
bidder, go 1 1 a od utnr.nt bond wit
faithful performance of the contract
Hid will betudorwd "Proposal
igc, ' and
i'a to l
Tin risbt la reserved U reject any or all bid.
By order of the Quartermaster Oeaerel
pROPOSALS FOR FRESU BLEF.
CofiSiasABV Orricx. 4m U 8 Cavaixt. 1
Cabf Vkbdk, Txxi, Dec 8, lit 7 J
Staled Proposal, which muit bo In duplicate, with
a copy of this advertlaeueal attached to each, are In
vl ted until 12 o'clock m, December A 17, furaun
nlrtna fresh Beef I either on tha honf or ai.nni.fa.
iia may be requlredlto the troopa at Camp erde!
Trias, and to all Post. Camps aud Hoapitala lu the
Tii-imai, uiirimi -ui'i'iicaj .uvrairum, irom January
1, loraasooii thereafter aa may tie required, to
Peceubei 31, lttri, or auch lesa tlm aa the CuutuUs-ary
uencniDi BausisiantT may aireci.
The bids stato tha price per poui
for the Fresh Bacf furnished, on I
I-. ii- im ayuuuu, iiv, iur iuii turuiineii siauauiireu
i'ropoaala muat be acoompanled by a proper guar
anty, signed by tworespoBslblepersoiiM. stating that.
If Ilia nrunaiaial la aivantaa.1 Ik. h 1,1,1 ar will a alar Inli a
coutract, and that they will eater into bond la the
l-ruat ibiuwi lartw iaoaaai auiiaia iv. u taitBtui
porformano of the contract . ... ...
Tho name ef trma akould be tated In full, with the
addreaa of all the membera yt toe nrm
Nobldwlllbeenlerutned when put In by coutrae
torewhekavtprevloBilyrallwl to comply with therr
eoa tract, aor when ll may be dtecovered that the
bidder baa o Here J directly or Indirectly more than
Bidder (If a nrin, the member) muit be preaent to
respond to (belr bid, and to alga aad eomplete the
eomrarta and bond upon Iba above named day,
Ibo beef rattle furnished must not be over B we years
and welah nut leaa than (flOOJ five hundred tun a da
The beef furnlshad mutt be ef rood market..!
quality, in (owl proportlona of fore and bind oar
Mr, neck, abaak and kidaer tallow excluded, and to
MTr, bvb, an.aa.aa aav ai.a.f ,-.vw Kllluni, BUU Q
be delivered at such tuue aud la auch QuaaUlte aa
Ibvitibls will be made mouth! t. or as bhah ihu..
after at fund may be received therefor
The Government ruseivea th right to reject any
and all bid offered
Endorse envelopes enclosing bid "Proroial for
aaar-t a proposals u tne underlined
4fc3Ml IstU. IthU 8. Cavalry,' A.YSs
a.aiaSai-TyirV EiaaiVr S J"T