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MOMPATMOttyiirffll iifMKPAWH IbTA
Tba Medical ! " BUttlfl
Botor Soramr la hli bill for Int repeal
of tot charter or im Medical Bocietv naa
trees. misrepresented IU reactions too
conduct, lit states, ot permits It to t In
ferred, that tnt soelttj refuied to ran
license to colored phjalclan, end violated
lu charter by taleblisnlnjr a cod of ethic
and a tariff of fe. Tb atlefetioM art
untrae. The toctetr tf.i ffrmt lletMM to
colortd phjtleiaflt, and "'" hit
llthed an reflation rejjerdln; cons nt ta
ttoos, professional attendance, or medical
fee. Th toeiei did bya.very larf nn
Jorlt refa to Admit tbem to .membership,
whkb n rider tht cbtrUf H vu authorised
The Medical Allocation, which U per
iltteattj coq founded by Mr. Bnrnaer with
tht toelety, U a purely voluntary atsocla
tloni hat been aad will coatlaut to bt per
fectly Independent of the toclety, and never
hai had tht same offlcers as th Senator on
trely asserts, finch aiBoclatlODt cxlit all
ovr tht country, and art absolutely neces
sary to malttala tho harmony, convenience
and dlfally of tht probation, and to prottct
tht rlhu of tht public. They merely blod
their members to the observance of tht code
ot elhtct nnlvertally rtcoffnlxed, and eaiab
Uih a tariff of feet, which einalliM tbe
phyalclana tills, and protecU the patient
against extortlonatt charges. Magistrates
and court alwayt appeal to Iblt fee table
la lUlj(ated caaet. In fact, medical gentle
men had aa ranch right to form the associa
tion aa member of Concrete had to form a
temperance toclety or a political caucus.
and toy fair man of practical aooit would
recognize the propriety and neceaelly of lu
axltteace. The toclety U obliged by Ua
charter to grant a llcenae to aty man who
preteott a proper diploma or paiect a tallt
factory examination, Irrespective of creed,
color or character. The aiaoclattoa. la ad
dition, rto.uiret that lu members thall b of
the' aarne school of medicine, and thall be
moral and honorable men In their per
sonal conduct and professional Intercourse.
A licentiate may practice any system of
mtaiciot he pleaaet. athomeoptthvor hr
dropathy, hut he must not expect to be ad
nmwa to memotraiiip la either body,
Aa regard tht question of color, all that
neea ot taid is, that as the charter does not
compel tht eoclcly to adult to membership
lis licentiates, and aa the association la gov
arntd only by lit aelf-lmpoted rules, we hare
thought flt to exercise oar own Judgment
and taste, as to the company we shall keep,
and we wlUIngly yield to Mr. Samncr the
tame privilege, and shall not eovyhlmlta
It It not true that the white practitioner
(with the exception of four or Ore) hate or
will refuse to consult with rrputable colored
physicians. There la a distinct understand'
lng to tht contrary, and th reatrlctlre rale
of the association wlU be modified to msct
the ehaog of circumstance. It I Tery de
sirable aid eminently proper that there
s&oald be colored physicians or ability and
education, and the dictates of humanity and
the duties of a liberal profession which, at
the bed-etde, discriminates not between tho
pauper and the prince, the sinner and
the senator, will Impel us to aid tbem
in their career or usefulness and respect.
bUIty. It will be their own fault,
or rather the fault of their lll-Jndglogad-rlsert,
if pleasant and harmonious relatlocs
art not established between oa. If (he Sen
ator will condescend to seek Information
from the old colored residents of this cltr.
(his friends and our friend,) he will be told
that the physicians of this place hare erer
extended to them the most generous kind'
net and self-eacrlflclng serrlces almost
without fee or re ward j they will tell him,
alto, that color does not now, as It once did,
aoate the Harassing calls or tbe blll-co;
A philosopher like tho learned Senator
should know that the prtlodlces and antl
pathlet of birth, education and habit art
not entirely under the dominion of reason,
and thai the apothegm "at gnitOtut non
diPtilum" cannot be repsaled eron at the
behest of a Senate.
Let him. however, allow us on hair nf ita
lime that has elapsed tines tht last tlaveg
of Boston, and wt predict, nay, almost
promUa. that the race to latelr onr bonds
men will be raited lo a social quality and
leuowauip sum wiu uuiroy sue wnoit siocx
la trad of many a miscblerous fanatic and
unscrupulous politician. The last monument
of the detcttablo slave trade to disappear
win ua mo cojoasai .onuncs aoq paiaee
raUed by the horrid traffic la human blood
and human tear. These relict of " bar bar
lam the Senator wilt tee uext summer.
Th nk or iiarr omecrs 11 ah
In tht 0oum ofBepreeentallret oa Setnr
day Mr. Starkweather Introduced a bill lo
regulate the rank of -the stiff officers In tbe
naryi which waa ordered to be printed, and
referred to the Committee on Natal AUalr.
It prorldet that after the 1st day ot April,
1670, tbe staff officer o( the nary shall be
as follows i
flurgtons t tnrgeon general, with tht
rank ot commodore) 10 medical directors,
with the rank or captalo) 30 medical In
spectors, with the rank of commander) 40
urgeoo, who sue ran ui jieatenaui com
mender; 05 assistant surgeons, with tbe
rank of matter.
Pajmaaurs 1 paymaster general, with
the rank of commodore! Jo pay directors,
with th rank or captain i 0 pay lo
spectors, with tbe rank of commander j 50
paymasters, with tbe rank of lieutenant
commander t 30 paymasters, with the rank
of lleaieneoti YofWrrf. That paymasters of
in ran or lieutenant snail dire Dona la the
turn of 130,000, and those of a higher rank
In tbe turn of JO,000.
Engineer 1 englneer-In-chlef, with the
rank of commodore) 10 cblaf engineers,
with tht rank of capUlnf 30 chltf engl.
neert, with the rank of commander i 40
chief engineers, with the rank of lieuten
ant commander i 50 nrt assistant engi
neer, with tbe rank of lieutenant i 80
second assistant engineers, with tht rank of
The bill further profiles that the Surgeon
Qeneral, Paymaster Qenoral, and the o
K'neeMu-Obler shall, la each Instance, be
e senior officer on the attire list la their
respectlre corps, and ihall be respectively
tha chief of th bureaus of medLclnn and
surgery, ot prorlslout and elothlng, and or
fttaam IneertoSTi also. that fleet sureeona.
paymasters and onglneers, who may hare
cnarge oi .neir roipecitT departments id
tbe nary-yards, hospitals, and other shore
stations, stall always, wbeu practicable, be
stioctea irom iqom wn mo ranK or com
mander, or abort.
The sixth section or the bill pro Tides that
promotion In the etas' corps or the nary
shall be In tht order of official seniority.
Section serta prorldet that all staff officers
shall be DtItlfld to tha tame srarandnrlrl
lege at officer of like rank la the Hue, ex-
cpt a io command, wuicu snail in tio cast
bt extrclsed by any stafl ofllcer, except In
bit own department.
Section nine provide that all laws a
regulations relating to retired officers shall
b deemed and taken toannlw m rair ..
; well as line officers.
Tni IXDUSS. A letter from Uav
Harnsy. of Kansas, to General Bchoflcld,
I dated February 0, 7 i "Band o( hoetlla
Indians are ajralnroataUiC off a little to th
west of our frontier settlements, which
are now at the mercy of mercenaries. Will
tou Die land tomt troooe to the frontier.
and urge upon tbe Provident tbe adoption of
in ma ian pouoj we taiita or last summer,
ua rorcinE- mem. aismonntea ana ait-
armed, upon their raserratIoos,and holding
u mr oj miiuery power, or otner power
Iwaieh wui gWe wcurlty to oltUtha and dr.
1a H Qa .? ? lQdl t "d the tooner It Is
- w u uetw Ior au voQcernei."
to-ul JS"BB0BBM. "' ordrd three com.
w1 L JL5Mlr' frotn ForU Uooktf Dd I
I u?Jv frontler settlements.
' l? Lroin VSP BlPlJ tb the KIa. I
nltl and i iil?i VS. UJ" r8CoJv lb1'
W wr at iTtacut.
St. VaUatlae' Dr
TcHlay Is St. Valentine dy, the celebra
tion of which Is so well understood and
warmly welcomed by a large proportion or.
the peoplt of Ibis country, that an explana
tion of Its obserranct among nt Is unne
cessary. SHU It la Interesting to refer to It
Tb 14th of February in the calendar of
fn ita or in uaioouQ unurcn is aeaicatea so
St Valentine, but tht connection of tbe cus
toms of thla davwllh the name of the
aalnllr martrr It tmralv accidental.
In tht learendt of tha different tatntt of
idsi name no trace or tne practice peculiar
to the Hth of February la found. It hat
been tueretted bran eminent author tbtt
tht custom may hart dsscended from tbe
ancient itomiDi, udo, aurtng am Aiopvr-
calla, celebrated In the mouth of February,
were wont among oiuer luingitoput tne
names or young women Into a box, from
which they were drawn as chance directed)
and that the Christian Clergy, finding It dlf
Dult or Impossible to extirpate this psgan
practice, gave It at least a religious sanction
hj substituting tht names of particular
taints for those of the women, and It Is cer
tainly a usage mortor leat widely txtended
lu the Catholic Church to select, either on
St. Valentine's day or tome other, a patron
saint for the year, who Is termed a ralen
tlne. But It I far more orobablt that tbe
creation of choosing ralenllnes Is a relic of
that nature which was undoubtedly the
Erimiure rorm or religion in nonn western
oroDo as elsewhere, and that It sprues
from a recognition of tbe peculiarity or tbe
season. It Is said In explanation of this
that about this tlmt or the year the birds
choose their mat, and probably thence
came tho custom or the young men and
malJuuchooclor TlntIoet or special lor
lng mend on that day.
Bntnow-a-daysthe festival has dsgener
ated, tbe only obaerraneaof any note con
sisting merely of tht tending of Jocular
anonymous letters to parties whom one
wiaoea to qui, ana mi l couuaea Tery
much to the humbler classet. Tht approach
of tht day Is heralded by the appearance la
me store wuiaowo( t nimwra ot mis
sive calculated for use on this occasion.
each generally consisting of a slegle sheet
of paper, on the first race of which Is seen
em ridlenlous caricature of tbe male or
female figure, with a few bnrlesqat Terse
bIow. More rarely, the print It of a senti
mental kind, such as a Tlew or tht bymtnlal
allar with a pair undergoing Initiation
Into wedded happiness before It, while Capld
flutters abort, and heart transfixed with
darts decorate tht corner. Young lorlug
ewaln lnterchao re such eolstlet with each
other oa St. Valentine's day, no doubt con
ceiving that th Joke Is amaslogly good)
and generally the newspapers do not fall to
recora mat me nuer earner in mwr
cltle detlrered so many hundred thousand
mora letters on that dar than ther do In
general. Such Is nearly the whole extent of
tbe ooserrauccs now peculiar to du aisn
A learned traveler of the cartr part of the
last century give apparently a cornel ac
count or to principal ceremonial or m aT
a lnd aired lohr oaf foreralhar. "On tha
ere orst. vaienune's day tne young folks In
England and Scotland, by a rery ancient
custom, celebrate a little festival. An equal
numocr ot maiaa ana Dacneior get to-
?;ctheri each unites their true or some
elgned name upon separatt billets, which
they roll up and draw by way of lota, tht
maiaa uting m men- ouieis, ana m mta
the melds'i o that each ot the young men
has selected some rlrl that he calls his Valen
tine, and each of tbe girls has a young man
whoa she calls hers. Br this meana each
has two Valentines bat th man sticks
faster to the Valentin that hae fallen to
htm than to th Valentine to whom he Is
fallen. Fortune having thus divided the
company Into so many couples, the Velen
line gire oaua ana treat so meir mis
tresses; wear their billets several days upon
their bosoms or sleeves, and this little sport
often ends la love.'
Formerly England furnished all our pub-
iisoea vaicnune, aau at me present time we
believe there art only six publishers of them
la the United Bute. Of theee, three are la
New Tok city, one la Philadelphia, and
twoia Worcester, was, jneir main ddii
nss Is that of publishing children's books
and song, and th salt or stationery. Their
ralentloe branch Is simple an Incident la the
year's transaction. Bales for city ust ha
declined of lata Tears, but the couolrv d-
mana naa inareasea. ini i mspcciauy toe
case among th negroee or th south. A
thev acquire the ability to read, tber are
stimulated to make numerous purcbaseaof
cueap valentines, tne exaggerations or ibe
aesigns appealing to tneir strong apprecia
tion of the comical. The entire Yearly tales
of tht comic valtntlnet are to the extctt of
about four millions, bit or sentimental val
entines lest than a million.
ir tha ptrpetuatlon or St. Valentin t't
dv. or Us ODserrance rather, depended upon
any one generation, It woald die oat, hot
happily for the perpetuity of this old time
holiday, fresh young heart are constantly
appearing on tbe world's broad stage to take
filace of tne old on. If yonr heart, old fel
ow, and our are music-boxes no longer,
and bare become so toughened that a mult!-
tuoe or rude toucne would not Dress: mere.
there are rounr and tender hearts la DUntv
waiting ana eager ior tne magie aey mat
shall wak their fair t 41k ft music, fit. Val-
eutlne'i day will never be allowed to become
forgotten, and lis annual retarn will not
lack due observance so long as youth and
lovt art among terrestrial things."
ThiColoiid School IxrasTiairioir.
Tbe Senate Committee on the District hare
concluded their loTetlratloa la rarer' to
the management of tbe colored schools of
tne uutnci, ana nave rnrnisned to tbe Sec
retary or tne interior a copy or tne evidence
aaatneir recommendation, ine oecretry
declines allowing tbe matter to be given to
tbe public until he has reviewed tbe evi
dence. It Is understood that the Senate
committee recommend the dismissal .of a
certain member or members of ths board of
trasteesi bnt tha SecretarT 1 doubttal of hi
authority, at 1 lb Atlor&fOmraU Ta
itnM tufnra IV McnmUU dlSClO
startling state ot affair In th management
ot the school and tb disbursement of tb
mone-r DroTiaea rortneir sueunance or tne
Oonrnmeut and corporation of the Dis
trict, jams navs occn paia witnout any in
quiry mane, ana u u aiiga idu t&o en
dance prove conclusively that lrg
amount or money nave oaen squanaerea in
a manner that look verv much like private
interests nave oecn serrea.
EsTiaPstsmo Estiblishkii-t. A lire
f bualoeas house, up with the time, ready to
iae aaraDiag ot eyery sura ia tne maraes,
and wllllnr to share those advantages with
thels; petroue la always welcomed aud tup
ported la any community, aid such houses
are an eTldence or a general business pio-
auch establishment act as lraren upon the
whole lump or old fogylsm. Tht American
Tea Company le tuch an Institution la our
city. With tbcm there Is no stepping to de
bate at to tht probable movement of tbe
capital, tbe tendency of cold, the decision
of some law suit, or maiters of that sort.
int oniy questions are, wnat are tne present
want of tha teotle. and how can tbev be
beat supplied! Tbe result I they are always
prepared to furnish the latest, beat, and the
coeapesi arucie ia sour una, ana me people
appreciating It patronUe them to an extent
mat anows mat auu times ana iiow traae ao
not keep company with Integrity and enter
prise. Ton Roll or Uouoa. Rev. Dr. E. H.
Chapto, of New York, will deliver the ninth
of the course of lecture of the Grand Army
of the Republic, In Lincoln hall to-morrow
(Tuesday) even lng. Tbe subject of tbelecture
la to be "The Roll of Honor," which will be
aeuverea on mis occasion ior tne urst time.
It being a new lecture. A a lectnrcr and
speaker. Dr. Chspin need no commenda
tion. Tboae who bare ever heard him will
not miss this opportunity to hear biro again,
and those who have not, should not fall
when the opportunity Is presented.
Major General lloward will preside aud
lotroduce the distinguished speaker. Tick
ets will be for sale this morning at the book
store of Messrs. Phllp Jt Solomons, benn
sylvaula avenue, between Ninth and Tenth
DiiTn of ah EirnuuL Last. Intent.
gence was received here Saturday of tho
tuddea death In Baltimore oa Friday of Mrs.
John M- F- Hough, wife of a gentleman coo
ntcud with th Government 1'rinlloir Office.
who baa been prominently connected with
the tasnperanre reform la this District for
years past. Mrs. Hough was beloved by all
who knew hr at a lady of refined manners
and kind and gentle disposition. She wat a
mtmbtr ot Equal No. 1 Tribe of Jonadab, a
number or who member proceeded to Bal
timore yaiterdey to be present at the funeral.
Tbe sorrow-stricken husband has tbe warm
est syropetbieeof his many friends la thla
Mhi-iko or Pouca MaairriUTi9.-.
few days tloce a meeting of police magis
trate -was hId to discus matters relating
to their practice and uniform decisions In
pertain, cast. It It tald that one of the to-
Die or-ler dUcnstlon was the rmulrliiir Per-
wbo "P0 ot lhclr own manufacture.
touknout tlTentt thtrefor,but no definite
conclusion Pn tbt lubject was arrived at.
Tba Trtatstry Salldlsa;
The removal of the currency burtau from
the basement to the attic of thlt building
hat at Ittt permitted lta Interior completion
Appropriations for the finish tog of the west
centre and northwest stairways, la accord
ance with the original design of the build
ing, were made at the lilt session of Con
grest,aud stoct they became available, the to
pervlslug architect has been straining every
nerve to hare tbem completed. Tht west
centre stairs are now In place, aud tht domt
over them Is almost completed. This dome
will he elliptical In form, embracing both
stairways, and replaces the wonderful "Mob
ster Turret " which hat excited tht curiosity
of ttrangtrt to long. It is constructed bf
wrought Iron, and finished la stucco orna
mentation. Tb ctntrt It covered with
hammered glass, having an ample ventlUU
lng space between tbt glatt aud the solid
work. Thlt practically makes the stairway
a ventilating shaft, and not only lights
amply, bnt also ventilates th corridor.
Tht proportions or this dome are most
elegant, and Its enrichment chaste. Next
to tht marble cash room. It will bt tbt most
attractlrt reaturt la tht hulldlag. Tbe
northwest stairway will be flnUbed in aU re
nasie La tha eorrMDondlnff one la tb north
east corner of the extension, which hat beta
When tbu improvements are completed
access will b readily gained to the various
parts of ths building and tht corridors on
tbt various floor of tbt titration will bt
Hunted and ventilated la a thorough man
ner, Improvement which have long and
urgently been demanded, both by visitors to
and occupants ot tht building.
Desiae me worx woieu oa oeen aona on
tbe Interior of tht bnlldlng, the remodaUug
of th south front hat been prosecuted with
great vigor, and la now practically flnUhcd,
a few baipsters only remaining to be U
This great improvement consist ci toe
erection or a terrace dividing the ascent aud
reducing the bast of the order to proper
proportions, and greatly Improve the aspect
of tne building from the Avenue. Tht old
step broken by a landing have been rout at
a tlnglt flight leading from the grand ter
race, which le flagged wUh altera ate squares
ofblut and red stoat and enclosed by a
cranlta balnatrad lo a manner correspond
lng with tbe new approach to the north
front. A short flight or step leads from
the sidewalk to the terrace, and Is so gradu
ated as not to obstruct ior pauen-oy tne
tbe clear view of the mala step and en
The hljsous ralUeg and mssttvt gatsway
which obscured the view of this fair front
havt also been rtmOTtd, and a full Tlew bf
it can now oe obtain
The gates oa FlfUeath ttrl gWltraa
cceei to tht draw-way which disfigured the
south approach havt also been removed, tbt
rreat eao which so weakened the buttress
has been filled up, and the roadway Itself
torn up ana tne piaee it ooeupiea soaae-q
over and addd to tbe parterre.
Tbe space gained under the terrace ou the
front can. It Is believed, be made available
for the storage of fuel and thereby permit of
toe mucn-nceaea imprTament ot m wm
front by narrowing w unsightly oonrt-rtrd
front Ins1 on the sub-basement, whleh has
long bea made a reception for rubbish and
thus affording an opportunity of carrying
the beautiful parterre around tht building
at originally delgnd by Mr. MqUett, th
maty Improvement la Washington toclety
em ar a more perfect success than tht
series of literary reunions Inaugurated by
Hon. Horatio King, who so hospitably opo
his doors lo those who art Invited to these
lntlietail and llterarv feasts. Here en
can go, forgettlig the luperflelalltle ef fasb
lOOADl Hie, it iroia ana loam, aaa una aa
exhilarating rest among "thought that
braatbe and word that burn.' Last Satnr-
da ere a lartre assembler traced the ele
gant parlors of Mr. King, and a fine poem
oa female education, by Hon. C. C. Cox,
waa read. That It waa fall of fine and noble
sentiment who can doubt that knows the
gifted poet I la connection witu mi it js
said a volume of poems will ere long bt
luned bt th oress from bis pen
The poem was finely delivered, and was
lull or curt nus on so praam aciecur oaa
cation of oar woman, and clllnr manr la
st&ncea of Illustrious women la the past, as
well as the nreseat. to show" that woman's
mind Is equal lo man la all lepartmsnt of
tcitnce. tf at at toe cam itm ne, ia a most
beauurai manner, recoenizeatneirue mission
of woman at being that of educator la tbe
nome circle, coaorea as a wiie, lorea ana
reverea at a motner.
Among tbe distinguished persons present
were Uoa. D. B. French. Judre Edmonds.
Mr. Baumgras, the artist i CoUBurnside,
Ur. L. A. (lohrlcht. Dr. and Mrs. LlDOlncott.
(Qrace Greenwood,) Mr. Bnall, tht popu
lar teacher of Buvll nlli Dr. Palmer, and
many omen, wen mown ia tne literary
Toe much praise cannot bt awarded to
Mr. Kinn ror in tni cur wnere snow, arets.
Hotel and glltUr havt ruled so long, when
one must need have a superabundance of
luery, loss ana learners to possess an en
tree" into receptions of the season, tha
change Is gratifying Indeed. Here the "tablet
are turned," and the essential requisite It
nobility of mind and Intellectual strength
it IS sucn snort a mw, wuer trua woman
hood and manhood meet, regardless or dis
tinction of wealth, fashion and power thai
will raise tht pabUfi vitiated taste from
tbenarmlree of fashionable snbberrlnto
which we as an American people hare
Cannot some other eoterprlalag' cltlaea do
as much aa Mr. King, pr bono publico?
Local Brivitim. The alarm of fire
aboat 0 o'clock Saturday afternoon wat
caused by tha burning ot aom rabbUh la a
noute on ieTam iw " "r4
Th fir department were out, but their er
Tlce were not needed
QiiTer Brirnt. tormeriv one or tue mem
ber of tht fir department, hat been aent to
jau ror a rnrtuer neariug oeiore justice
Waller on tbe charge of burglariously en
tering and robbing tht grocery store of Mr.
II. W. Clasell, on eevtnth street, between U
and I etreets.
Mrs. W.. Rodler. tucherof Secondary
school V 5, First dlatrlct, on Friday com-
ilctod L wenty-flrat year at teacher, hav
ng been wt bf the flru appointed voder onr
present uhool system.
Mr. M. L. Illllenrs. for several rears cast
connected with the telegraph line of the
ualttmore and unit) railroad, ana ior a lour
time past th operator at tbt depot It 'ml
city, ha left for Lake City, Florida, to lake
a position on the Cuban telegraph, (tub-
A white man named John R Graves ob
tained a license from the office of the clerk
of tbe Supremo Court to marry a colored
woman namea oaran vane i euacxtcr.
There were o deaths in ueorgelowa
during the month of January, of which
seven were colored persona. .
Tbt smoke and meat house of John Cam
mlngs, located near TeaneUytown, were dl
troyed by fir one night last week.
mary i.ee, tne coioroa womau woo wao
hftiinv wnnnded bT tha assanlt of Qeonre
Shine, on Wednesday night last, Is not tx
Tierted to Mv thronrh the nlxbt. fihlnn
her supposed assailant. Is la Jail, and It Is
rearea tne woman win aio ncior a can
Identify him as the guilty party. She has
been delirious ever sine the night of the
A colored boy named William Nichols was
badly Injured oa Saturday by being knocked
down and run over by a horse aud wagon
Easslng along Pennsylvania avenue, between
Iff hth and Ninth streets. H was con
veyed to the drug etore of Mr. J. W. Nairn,
where medical assistance was readtreo?hlm.
J. Proctor and Spencer Harris wero eat a
fined 15 bT Justice Harper for huckstering
la Centre Market without license.
John Collins and Tft.om.ss uouins, coarged
with an assanlt and battery on Michael
Cavanaugb, were each fined $5 by Justice
Tub run la progress at Waurh Chabel.
corner of A street north and Fourth street
east. Is deservedly a success. The feature
or the fair Is tho "art gallery' containing a
larrs collection of curuns and rare works.
This Is presided over by Mrs. lerrlck, with
two fair assistants, Miss Cross and Miss
Merrick, miss Btantword presiaea over tne
'flshlair pood." containing choice and val
uable fish, that bit readllr. Tht fair divin
ity at tho well, Rebecca, we presume, dis
pensed delicious lemonade. Tbt fair will
continue till Wednesday evening, and all
who would pass a pleasant evening should
Ttisvt or a CLOia. Officer Blush about
10 o'clock on SalurdaT nhrbt. discovered a
man la the act of stealing a ladle' cloak from
the ttore or Jacob Kllneman, oa Seventh
atreet, between New Tork avenue and I
atreet. Tbe officer pursued the thief, who,
lu his flight, dropped the cloak, and made
good his escape.
rnnnirTina. lath notice of tbe Freed-
man's Baring Bank, In tbe RrruuoN of
yesterday, tbe net gala for tbt month of
January was pat down at t'JlcVW, It
ahould Lava been 111,019.89.
TnE NEW OOVJEEtKHKKT OF TUB
-Wbat tha Cltlaea of th County
Tht committee of twenty-one, appointed
to prepare a bill providing for a consoli
dated government for tht District, held a
meeting on Saturday afternoon at the office
of the chairman, Mr. Riddle.
Then were present Hon A. O. Riddle. R
M. Hall, Dr. C. 11. Nichols, Dr. Llndsfey,
Col. W. H. r-hlllp, L. Glephane. Dr. Peter
Parker, Jostle O. S. B. Wall, J. J. Coombs,
N. F. Chtpman, Walter 8. Cot, John R.
lrattt, B.F. Brown, Hawkins Taylor, Mr.
WUsou, Wm. flyphax and William 1L Worm
lev. Mr. J. J. Coombs submitted the following
The sab-omlttse, towhtahwas referred
thqustla a loth power or Ueerreas to
6rt to tbe District of 0limbl a Municipal
illstatur for loeal barpo, rtepeetfuily
port that they bar Wo to aula snbjeet as
(ullftBd eersfulaa aaetlauea as th llni
allow tha wculd persslt, and her uasnl
tously iei to the opinion tbst Uoafrti.
uadcr lh Uostltutlt, sy rightfully Mer
cies such power.
Your coismlUhT sot had tlmto pr-
Ear a tlenat or tb arrameats whUh
Tldtothls ODelaatoa, la which all th
ssmbra r prepared to toasar, but all tb
ssnbr tonsur 1 th opltloa that our
fforti faobtala ftomUonirtu aloatl !
turtsbeuldBot b abad4 aor relsxtil on
UoaftcM to gr
Oa motion of Mr. Chlpman, the report
was nnaalmouslr adopted, and a commit
tee, consisting of Iht Hon. A. O. Riddle, J.
J Coombt, W. 8. Cot, Oeotral N, F. Chtp
mao. and Colonel W. IK FhUlp, was ap
pointed to frame a bill for presentation to
Congress, providing for a "municipal legis
lature for local purpose." Various sug
gestions ware made for tht benefit of the
ub-commlttee by Dr. Farktr. Dr. Nichols,
B. F. Brown, and Justice Wall.
It It understood that at toon as tht above
named committee perfect their bill It will
first he adopted by the commute of twenty
oa, then ratified by the general committee
ef out hundred and fifty, andthen be placed
la tht hands of the campaign committee,
who will Call meetings In every portion of
the District, to order that the people miy
pass Judgment upon It. It will then be pre
tented U Congress.
WtUT TSTI C0UITT1TII thihk
Tht ctitsent or that portion of the county
lying north of the tlty held aa adjeurnsd
Meeting on Friday evening, which was
quite largely attended by the residents of
The committee appointed at the provlota
meetlagmade a report. It contained several
resolutions, affirming that thecltiseus of the
county desire a change In the District gov
ernment, but that the organising bill thall
provide that the county outside the corpo
rals limits of tbe cities thall bt organised
Into township, Ac, separatt and distinct
from the cltle, and aball hart th privilege
ot electing their own repreaentatlf et, In one
net least, of the propMed Qeneral As
ty, aud alt the local officers of tbe town
ships, Ac, and each township, Ac, shall
hart control of the collecting an! disburse
ment of tbe public money forlocal purposes.
Suggestions were made and adopted that
Mr. Oullom's bill be amended to as tq pro
vide that members of both branchee of tbe
lsgtstalur shall receive no compensation,
except ofllcer of tbe tame, and that Gov
ernment employees shall sot be Ineligible to
any of the office nodef tha proposed terri
torial government) and that a residence of
lx months lathe countr shall berennlred
1w wtu my parson to the right to rote lu
Fending the consideration or the commit
tee's report, a resolution was Introduced set
ting forth that any change la the govern,
meat of tbe District which did not contem
plate and pcovlde for separatt and county
organisations, outside the corporal limit
of tbt cltle. Independent or the city govern
ment, would be detrimental to the interest
or th people of tbe county, which wat de
clared tbe seqtlinent or the meeting.
A committee consisting of Messrs. Ar
nold, Davis, J 8. Brown, L. S. Emery and
J. W, Baker was appointed to present reso
lution ana plans to tue nexi meeting.
IltSriCTIOX ASTD BliXlSOOT Oit-UKTXBS.
We publish the following act or the Cor
poration ror the Information of our readers,
and as an act of Justice to the Washington
Q as Llrht Com pan v:
An Act to provide for the Inspection and
sealing ot gas-meters in tne city oi uasa
lorton. Bt it tnacttd by Vu SoarJ, AUtrnun ant!
.uearu oryommon wovneu y at cuy or h aw
inaton. That on or about the fourth Mon
day In June next, and annually thereafter,
tbe Mayor, by and with tbe advice and con
tent of the Board of Aldermen, shall appoint
tome soluble, experienced, and competent
citlsenof Washington, who Is not a stock
coiusr m or aa employee or any gas com
panv. Inspector, and sealer of ens-meters.
who.beforefhe eaters on the dlichsnr r kit
datia, kJt ftif ooaa wito security to the
atfafketloa of tha Maror. la the Ponal sum
of Ave hundred dollars, conditioned for the
Xaltbiui Ctscoarge oi tne autie oi ai oiuce,
and take an oath or affirmation bsforo some
ofllcer legally qualified to administer the
same faithfully, diligently, and Impartially
10 Giseninre nis amies oi oi
Sec S. And bt U furtrur tnaeUiI, That It
shall be tbe duty ofsald Inspector and sealer
of gas-meters, whenever required In writing,
and on prepayment of the fee hereinafter
specified, to Inapcct, test, prove, and ascer
tain the accuracy of registration of any and
all gas-meters used, or Intended to b nsad
far Hfluirfar iv determining the quartilty of
carbonated hydrogen or inamlnlln gas
consumed by any person or persons In this
city i aud when found to be, or made correct,
wUala the meaning of this act, to seal,
stamp, or mark all such meters, and each
one of tbem, with tomt appropriate, dis
tinct, ana tnwuigeui aivice.
Qaa-Ught Company aball keep near to Us
office a suitable and accurate "meter
prover." or testing gas-holder, for prov
ing and testing the accuracy of reglstratloa
of the gas-meter used la the city of Wash
ington, and by which apparatus every gas
meter shall be proved and tested, at the
written request of any consumer of gas, and
la his presence, If he desires It, upon the
payment la advance to said Inspector and
sealer of tbe sum offlftr cent for each and
very meter removed from the premises,
proved, tested, Inspected, tsaled and ro
ylactd, and If any such meter, oa being so
ieted, shall be round to register luacco
ratalT. a defined l)T thla section, to the In-
Jary ortheconsamsr, tha fee of fifty cents
snau oe returnea to me penoa applying ior
said Inspection and be paid to the Inspector
and sealer by tbe Oas-llght Compaay as a
remuneration for tht removal, testing, cor
rection, sealing aud replaclngor auch mater.
And tvtry tuch meter shall be considered
correct, and sealed accordingly, which thall
register quantities varying from tbe true
standard measure of gas, of not more than
two per cent, la favor or the company, or
three per cent, lu favor of tbt consumer
DC . A"U v K junxrr tnacim, mat is
hall not be lawful hereafter for aiy new
meter to be furnished or put la ust la this
city, which shall cot bava been previously
proved to be correct, and sealed aa such by
tbt Inspector aud scaler authorized by this
act, except during such time as from any
cause the office shall be vacant, or laid in
spector and sealer shall, after request made,
rcfosa or neglect to prove) and If correct,
seal the meters furnished at his office by tbe
Oas-llght Company for that purpose. And
lor sau proving or sealing only tbe company
shall pay to said officer the sum of twenty
five cents for each and every new meter so
proved and sealed as aforesaid.
Sec. 5. And bt U furtMr tnactid, That the
Inspector and sealer of gas meters hereby
autnonsea suau enter ia a uoua, to ue pre
pared by him for that purpose, the date of
teatlng, number, site, name of manufacturer.
and registration of every meter proved aud
sealed, or condemned as aforesaid) andsball
be allowed, from aud after the first day of
July next, an annual salary, payable quar
terly out or the general fuud of one hundred
and fifty dollars, and In addition thereto the
feet prescribed In this act.
Approved May 12, 1809.
BuruTH BcnooL Rxuwion. The Wash
ington City Sunday School Union bad a
gatbwlog of tbe Sabbath school scholars
yesterday afternoon at Lincoln Hall. Rev.
O. A. Hall, secretary of the union, presided,
and Interesting addresses were delivered by
Hon. John Hill, from New Jersey j Hon. 8.
8. Fisher. Commissioner of Patents i and
Captain Wilkinson, or Howard University
Th exsrolsss were Interspersed wttb singing
by Iht children.
Light Havana Brown Melton, suitable
ror Spring overcoats, ror ordered work, Just
Other shades light and dark Goods, aulta
bis for tbt tame or similar garments.
Light colored caasimeree for early spring
Fine Black and Blue Doeskins for panta
loons. Geo. 0. H isx i no.
No. 410 Beveoth street N. w.
TniKsrift or RaiL Estatb. Messrs.
Filch A Fox have sold for William Baruett,
of Baltimore, the north half of lot 81, la sub.
division of square 403, with Improvements,
fronting on Blx-atd-a half street, South
VYttfiingtOD, to V. v, vermuuoa ior jw.
It St. A, O. Barry prcsahtd yeitenUr Mar
ler. at Mate eratt llt.lL to, ! .nJ
rreaUilul. "Ana fa waa atratd, aadssld!
How dreidrult this Ht this tsei other
bnt th home or Ood, and this is the rat of
lleth-l.''-Oen., ylll. la. iff. Tfcce wr
tb wards uttered by Jacob oa setter th
vision In th wllderneia of tb laddcrlctdowa
rrm hcavca en whleh'th gtc aeeendst
ae4 dasccedad Th saered wrlilofs wi. be
ssld. fullot accouats ef Ul craployaieai of
eeleitlsl tncsicBiers la oranuitlf to msa
spproashlDKdsaf er.er to rasp emt seas arana
desire r soa Tntful chapter la tb world a
history. Tbay war also oftaa scat t us to
xegvfoai bTol&t pnrpoe,to farplsb
help wbea bo ether help was nlf h, ad to
(aid th waadartag aed the loal tat ware
aoul'a latultlona by tell tarns of a sain a4
wiiTiaiiBgiiy toeii a us io onnrni in
u .uvn, nippr ius l iai mail OIID
Mtr1 ulTrt. wblcb we call hcaTSa. Ia
naiiiiHii.vnt.wonB we ecu ar.Tea. ia
that rl r slims it tUa ns thr ar whit,
robed spirits, who, when we ar sorrowful,
eon to Baluster tone td striae tbca us for
the bnrdeos wefatre to nr. II saad ne deubt
tbst ertca thsr hTon tobaasa souls
west Tlsloe frost this urtald r1sa of
spirits, aad that thtuh ('f sts ajar'1 hams
eyssbsresauihtrUBpeesof hctTcaly ilry
I som bflur f qalcl thoofht, whs tk
htert ha been bni wltk taeaaatlea of th
departed, her w sol heard th rastlc ef u.
tea wmii ion our .race TirB0Uea y ps
th.! on the rlb shall speak nvrsaorf Th
fuel ar anvelle ulnlitr ! KflrBJ h Iha
stpericas of otaey, and tt has Its tcatliaoalsa
lalhcbuaanhtarta tbathsrbssa straaith.
eacd and aonaolsd by It,
I th most alofal bssrt tber assy b ions
aaered spot euarded by fl. alar al a
mother wsteb ther with all a mothci'a tdr
diii and aollaltudel May at a sister or
child, now e aBrct.wateh thsr with a lor
that at nTr Bleep! IIcIIct tlf aad hew
maar eoula ar redtcDitd throag h aash a atla
The great lesson w ar to letra od keep
crer ta our heart la tktsi that tber Is alwats
l)lTlahaIp for ust that always thsr Is a
sblalar ladder let down from heerea upea
wbtehtheaBrels core nd rl that aercr Is
aal&flaltaloT weary with wetehlsf oreraet
that all that cornea to us all that salt as
In the hardest strife, la th bitterest grief, la
th dsrkector life's ssysteries. ther isaW
ncrolcal purpoeeall will d well. All le
now far th beat, or Ood woald net permit II
to be. Throtifh ways ot derkatsa, as well as
oflirbt,throab sorrow a wall as Joy, throaah
death aa wallas llf. h Is brief lor his chil
dren hone to hlaaeir. edueatlar them for a
ptnter wotfoaaaior ta eoapaaioasalp aae
aaloyacator aajtlaa. Tbn4 for wkleh h
created us, for which Jesus Ilrcd and died, for
which all dleelplta was ordalacd, shall be
rcaebedi and thea w Shalt look back and as
that ther baa not baea on uselces panref
sarrsrlng, er on dark day toe naayi not aa
outcast It' over which Uod hss aot kept a
of bitter as well ao happy xpcrleiccs, hav
wrought for utrBl a lory andloy.
NcarlraltUhristlaBsaawftfllr adnlt that
Obrlst lorea the ataacri that He died for hlai
thathalssMklBgfor hlat and aaraesUy dc
slraa hlssalratlon. Many belter thla. bat
ssy thsy eaaaot see, after all, how Ohrlai caa
really be tb friend of thslaarai er bow tb
loat aheap can be found unless tber shall I ret
eon bask to lb fod nor hew Ills aearsh sta
be cxlcaded beyond certain llalUi aad ao
their tkcolory geta tat a a art, aad rale eoa
clatloaaar taakad to cornet pranlsss,
until tb whQlbMssss a pretty a mess or
rellffoushoteh poteh wae ercr eoeked 1 a
theologies! ksttl. Ood dee l Iotc th
inner up to aceriaia poiar. aa tacn cease
Anfsls do not pity oat, end thea hardea lhclr
be "th sea yceterday, te-dar, aad forever,
thea ao loar aa there la efca jne wanderer rrea
th he real r folJ, hod
sir loin, MOi win an
ik rtr thai
ic aad eeek till He nadbla.ln order that
tbe joy of bearea may be eoaplete.
, una tut e a
I lev of heaven mirk
Id lb Tnlag KT. Mr. Ilarr
late rcatlai dleaouri a th "Th Item sL.tr.'
9 rave a ware
Tb aerTlees at thla ehureh vaaterda naa
Bessed mora tba a ordlaarrlatareit fr&a tha
iac. mat ion aiaeourancc me moraine was a.
llTBrtMI DT MBT. LIT. DMD1II II. I lit. IllWr.
of Naw York, who was rector af She ttarlah
itrifHiin vara i9. intiiorDa ainoe was
arvHcu iu us utiumi paviir, man me me--tlnntked
elcrfymsa was listened to with
TB W0MH OV TH 1L 1THB,
Th flftkla the conric of aermotia on Ik
woman of the DIMa. waa deilad laat .
log by Rcr. Dr. Ncwmse, at tba Metropolitan
man. tnf ncjv.ji waa r.naar Tfl(Bl
tb sth ebaplerof book of Nslhcr aad lsib
Tcrs. Thabookot tat her laartb aaoat
laterastlag hocks la th Illbl. Yet It is a
remarkable fast that nowhere to all lta snared
peiee ia io oe jouna me naa 01 UN, I sal-
woederftil production of human genlue of tb
klod. an nbodlmnt of artlalla renluo that
hae never failed to excite tb adalralloB of
th esthetic 1 Tet aowher en that marval
touospeslmca of arils to be found tie name
ofthaculDtor. Yet. who aball aav that tha
O reek iterate not work of art 1 Nowbsr
on lh broad eianaof bears le th asm
of tb great Ood. Th a la re do aot spell out
his nam no vctaled flower be re lli th
HUB U0 DVI V.IUI 11 WWW tjlll !
iiueatlon that t hie fair syetca of naiur Is th
work of tb dlrla haadt All nature leada
tbalaqutrlag mind up to Nature's God. And
who aa etudr tb peg ee f thle book aad fel
low ia marTeiioaa career inereia rteorded,
wllhout being tqiprefiel that Taats Usrsl
recorded war ordered and directed bj him
who Is aU.wli and all.powerful and all-food,
Tb blorraphy or Cither nd of tb charac
ter! who neared with her was akllfuily drawn,
J'ashtl, th it use o of Ahasucru. wae praleed
or her firm deaUI to comply with a eoaaanil
dlforeod. Sharrldlato ohecurttyth ton
olouiacas that she had th urage to do right.
Th providence of Ood wae afterwards ille
plaredl tb choice of the beaullfal Jewlib
Lstherfrom amoag a raultltade of eoapeti
tors. Her history was traced, together wllh
tbst of Mordaeal, hcruael, a aorter at th
Ktog'e rt, who excited th Ir of Ilanaa,
the ambit lou a Prime MUlstar ot th Klag,
by his refusal to do him honor by prostration.
Hamaa vows th dcarrusllon of Mordcsai and
all hi race, and oblelas aa edict from th
King. It wae than that Lather gTkt mtsslo
appeared. 8h eater th King's preseaee at
th peril of hr llf.btlos her prayer thet
thancxt two dars Uaaao might b Invited
to a banquet Thea en tb last dar, eh
afcM - ea peril or her race, and sires
It from dsstraetloo. Hamaa wa hunar em the
gallows hfcd prepared for Alordcoat. The
froTiaanM al vtoa wae immh ialia.
lea of Mordeoal, It was by a slsepless night
that th Klnr was led to relset sad to eoa
Bulltheehrootoleeef his kingdom, wbr It
wae foaad recorded that Mordeeal had die
eloaed a eoaaplraey agataf t th Klag, d bad
on uarawarOad, which Claaorer led th
King to honor blm as he dearvd. Dr. Nw-
msn ioquniir poi ions in prorweac
hown la Buslnf that sleslca Bleat.
W lore to thlak of o4 as wl a Id log th
thunderbolt d tnarahalllag tb atarat yt t
th speaker's mind that sleepless night of th
Klag wa a mora stupendous wonder thea
any recorded talk easnclpatle f th He
brews from Egrpt, Ood Iotc to deal la op
posltce. When a weald erat man ha
eautea sleep to seal th ys of mB when be
would a a aatlon h asuse sleep to depart
from tbe erea of a king. Au Insect pcrebsno
eatdltibBt upa tk wing of that Insect
hang th lriloa of th world. Ood At.
mighty sssmed mere glorious to htm whea bt
baag the world upoa the wlnge of as arch
angel. Do not always tblok of Ood a ruling
the stare, bat rather as counting tb hairs al
tb bead of hi people as watihler von spar
row that Is pureed by th dart..
Another Icssoefro-u tb shjetl that of
female patriotism This beautiful queen a p
Seared before us th embodiment ofaa uosal
h patriotism tbalfouad ctprctatoa lathe
Rsrll ef her life. Wo tne a of A merlon, said Dr,
wmao. It may not be your lot lo stand lo
senatorial halls. It nay aot be your Bailing ta
marsh in embattled hosts, but thsr I aether
for you la this rccpect In whisk you sat cl,
and roar Influence will be e pasture bb l
altar or th actio, to giro dlrcetloa and
ton ta tha adueatlos of the rlala itAinUu.
What are our uBlreraltlcs, college, aad seal
narlB without th eanallfjlng influence of
wiie b ninniraij ! i inn moras BCBie
of th nation must son from worn.
More ths this, will you may aot ba
called to be Senators and I hope you nay
nrn wbilcyoB mar not be called io mar&
In arms to tk Bald of earn. and (tad
forbid tou shoull, ualsss, aa la th day ef
mvumui uut .iwi(utj ,uii and men
worthy to march t yet tber ar foe for yeu
to conquer, and Iter ar faults la eocletr
with which you may grapple, and Indeed tbe
power to subdue thos vlls Is with you. 1
refer to on, nd I do not has I tat to say
though law. and public opinion, aad arsry
man. from th least to the a reals t In this
whole country, wer la fear of this oc evil,
fet It Is wllhlath power of tb women of
bis eouatry to destroy It root aad braotht aa
rllnordraatatlng tha wari mor blight.
lagthapldmlest ao rU tbi brings tails
irttn penary inu warn ana prematura (team,
with all th crimes of the baser psaelooe Il
ls wlthta your power to grapple with this
flgantla vll. and your patrlotlam, no lea
he jour rtUgloa, demands that yea should
lift yor hand af Blast ths tsrrlbl lalaulty of
Men ear let th wemen rot nd tbca th crll
or tntcaperenee will t bnlabed. My r-
pona iiwwBiniiifiKtwing oanun iniem
peranc without the elcatle franchise, and
yetlhcydna'ldolt. ret every worn, moiher.
wife, sister, say that th Inebriating cup hall
not b la th family, not at the party, not at
lb wedding, not ftt tk feetlf board, and the
deed la done, the nation Is rescued free It
dngarsi and man-as bs alwaya docs wbea
worn la right aad women goes ahssJ msa
Lastly, tat her appears beforsue ta thr-
eieiieaa eiiiiaueri waaaeeuppiigaiione
went up ibhih waa ne? er eieepfl) waoee pe
tltloD wae preacoted to the Klor. aad lor'
sponscsb reaelred the golden aeaptr. The
aermoB was closed with aa rnsat anneal ta
American worn, to follow th axaaipU of
in eeauiuui x.ainar, anu nmtviioi saeir
exalted prlrlleges toeoatrlbut to th honor
aaaparpciuiiy vi laeireounirr,
A WAie.-Ef.rIr laat vnlm
Rlitcrs at St. Vlaeeot's Asylum, corner of
Tenth aad Q etrscle, aotlQed OfQeer Alder
that ther had been deposited ht th front
door of tht Institution fcael Infant 'llr
and k I eking," and apparantly about one week
old. As tbe child was tft young to be eared
ror aita asyium in ontoer ear naa it io in
Ceotrsl guard-house, and thea proeeeded to
lh net abhors housec to flnd. If poassble,
some kind perion who woald care for II
durlnr the alghl. A lady oa Tenth street,
near 0, agreed to be th child' Coaler mother
for twenty-four hours, and to-day It will b
properiy carcu ior.
A JOIST waarivoor th hoes brlcklaycra
and farlakmakaraof th Dlatrlct will be held
at No. 430 Seventh street, opposite Odd 11-
iowi' Jiau, n auuriuaf, xeoruary iiui,ai
ov i wi
Navf ttaimsiR. RctrjntiCAiil. Th Re
rublleant of New Hampshire temporarily
residing la Washington reorganised their
campaign dub last Saturday evening, at a
meeting- held it tht rooms of the Senate
The meeting wi called to order by Sena
tor Cragla,who, la tome pertinent remarks,
stated the object of the meeting, and tht
leeealty for all who can vote la Nsw Hamp
shire at the approaching tleetlon to be early
at faomt to wot k and .vote for the right.
Tht meeting was organised by the elec
tion of General Samuel A. Duncan presi
dent, aud Henry M. Baker Secretary lion.
Tbomae L. Tullock. Hon. Wm. E. Chand
ler. General Samuel A. Duncan, F. A. Mor
ran, esq , and 8. 0.Taiktr. esq... executive
Speeches npon tht political campaign, the
labor reform and leropereoce parties, and
tha reneral prospects of tht Republicans In
tht aeit election were made 1 Seoalors
Craglaand Patterson, and by Messrs. El,
Stevens and Benton, of tht nous, Hon. N.
O. Ofdway and others. Nearly fifty of those
Dresent UrntSed their Intention to rturn to
tbe old Granite Butt to cut their voUt for
tht regular Republican candidates on tht
ttcoud Tuesday of March.
If tbe Republicans at home art as much la
earnest as their friends here, there can be
do doubt bf the triumphant re-election of
Governor Stearns, and such a majority se
cured la both branches of the Legislature as
will seture the election of an earnest Repub
lican and true man to the United States
Senate for the term commencing March ,
Tea Ran If aw. .Wa learn that a new
tribe of Red Men hat recently been formed
U Iht northern section of tbe city, under the
name and number of St. Tammany Tribe,
xio-ia. 1 1 metnoersnipiscompotea pna
el pally of young men, tome sixty or seventy
In number, aud It It their design to plaet It
first among the many secret beneficial organ
isations ofth District. Tht first regular
meetlog of tht ntw tribe tt called for thla
evealngatShepherd'a Hall, corn er of Seventh
street and Louisiana avenue, ror the Initia
tion of new members and for the transaction
or general business.
A Winn nra to Bots. On Saturday, while
toot boys were pitching pennies at tho cor
ner ot four-and-a-half and M ttreets, an
of&cr slat down upon them, and before tbe
lttabs knew It th dreaded wolf was among
thtm. Ut caught two of the Innocents by
tbt collar and took thorn to hit den, (the
elation-house,) when out was fined $1 aud
tht other dismissed.
Aunt ne aw liitAitii Wiiitin
TjIvbbt ot llTBir, fco-A few dayc go Dew
ivciive jitiucTiitarrsBivaayouBg marma
Metric Kills Dos,wh for aom tin ha
bee earning th religions dodge orer our altl
seaa. Doan tret nsd his appear n at th
parlor of tb Young Mea's Uhtlatla Aseo
clatlo, d t&gratlaMd hlnielf la th favor
of several members, who Introduced blm
mog th congregation of MaKrndra chapel.
tt whom h tohl a pitiful story, to tb effect
that from thagof Br years h had bfea
locked up ta a convent In Emtnlttsburg. MJ t
wheaea he had but recently ecari. .
He attested tb chorda iMulerlr. and
finally proteceed religion. All fhla time he
wae Ilrf g upoa tk gaoeroally of tb eoogre-
(etloei tut apparently beooralog tired af th
tnd treatment, h 'ehnged bla bas" to th
llaalla ehureh, corner of Ninth and I1
ctreeta. Iter b told th cam every as at
MeKendree, end wa welt treated by the Ilsm
)tn people uatll thsy received let tore from
par tie In Bsltlaor warning them glat aa
ear appearance. Uajor Richards baring
keen Informed of th aatienn of tha vouth.
mpaaier, WBQeMaaiipiioB lauiau wnn 101
tna'a anncaranee. Ualor Blaharda haelna
been Informed of th action of th youth,
ordered hie arreat, which was accomplished.
irflcreoaie arrcai, wnicn was acoompiianea.
H wa brought to polls hsadquartcrc, aad
at tsr a Tery abort quaatloalng, Mr. MeDevltt
octlsRed hfmaclf thai hie orieoaer had never
been ta th aoelcty of Korean UatboUcc.
Whan enamlned baforn llaler Itlaharda nn
Saturday moraine bonne, being preiied, ac
kwldgd, I th preacae ot aomeofhle
Hamlla frlenda, thai hla alary waa a fraud.
II wtka befor JaaUe Harper, when he
gal acknowledged hie story fait la every
Tb magtetrat committed hint to tb work-
noua ir aiaeiy nays. uan 1 a smooth
faesd yuta, about twenty year of age. a
aaent talker. Terr near-ale-hi ad. hair narted
la th middle, and hae a eOemlaate ppcr
aee. After heaervee hie term h may at.
tempt to gull tbraltlsa, soil Is well that
be shouM l aaown
Tab Washluitoa Temnerane Soclalr held
Itc regular meeting last night at th Hoard of
iraoe roona, a acre waa m large aiienuane
of ladle and gentleman, Tb addrcaaee were
ahnrt aad of the moat Intareatlnr aharaatav.
and productive of treat good. Th speaker
war ir uiajmn, was preiuiau ine BDienoe
Of thpreeldctiUecsrs. Wn. P. TouIen.Wm.
1 Le. Major J. r. Ucvlec, of V 1 John II,
Thompcon, Joha Ooldla, Joseph T, Ooldwell,
VT. P. Draw, Joseph I). Herri, who delivered
Tery Interesting temperance pocmt Uoloacl
I'll oher. Judg allddlsbfook, Ksr.Mr. Ucanl.
on, aad other.
The ocltr will bold a meeting atth rooms
of th Hoard of Trade on Tharadar eeenlnr
Ballta Juslftat, at fJO o'clock, for thapnr-
! vi vuinfiaiipg yiiuiiuwi vi ian
oelcty, which ha recently Introduced th
bcaoflelal faatur o popular with other asso-
alallonalataJaeammnnltT. A aaaimlltaawBa
appointed, consisting pJTrVfirS-wVT-.iV
rrk..r-.-M. . w.TjifflOB, Joaanh T.Oold
wffl.Jadsc Mlddlcbrook, and A.N. Reed, to
racsl slmllsr eommltteecof the several tem
perance organization!, ana or me uongrei
clonal Teaperenc rAoctty, for tli purpee of
Inaugurating a grand temperance da m oat r a
iivti, 10 w (IBM 'UBBrKBuinni eaurcn,
oiaif nf Tantk and ft atraata. nn th aftar.
noonaaderenlngof February ttd, WaihlDg-
iuh. ui( wauaf 1
Taa PtflK rMir,TTh wsll kaetVQ nd
popular A'caa ramuyorowicc 011 jtiagers
eomaeaeeaecrleB of lhclr Terr arreeabta en.
tcrtalmante at Uacola 1111 on Tbareday ?.
Blag oeat Tni will b good new to very
many of r people who fa years past hav
ooen ociigniea wiia incir pcnermnBce. xney
her added to their compaay and bow offer to
air pairooe a pieacani na
ha preceated foe year.
Ta Bar. Da. Suidislivd has prep -.red
kls reply to ItT, Dr. White, and It wilt be
delivered la Lincoln Hall ta Thursday eras
ing, th isth, I nit set.
Ta St. pATatcrt' Faib, tl Carroll Hall,
will pent lively eloae ou Thursday vf!ag,
when alt aitlclca renalalag wlU be sold el
A RMIB.tlMII ! ullliAf ..
Ko. SMiansylTanla BTMur, between roar-
man nu oiaiq Bweeie 1 ontrta ior rem.
AOoLD Btod taumA. wklah the nwnar
hoa application at th buclneaa ome of
MiaR.DODoBkDiaiLl wish to pwt-
vammw fiww wvnu v ( ia( paper.
Ueorffetowa A tTr tr.
Town PoUTics DnouMSiors or Dk. C II.
OaAOin. Tht following notes will explain
n Oaoaaarowy D 0.f Vibrnary It. 117a
speetrutly, but pocttlve)y,to deolla lo b t
eandldst for any poattioa la th prevent or
but (uiv.ro vvnuipii eioeiion in iae ciiy.
Very truly, your frleeJ,
Oha. II Onaaiir.
Jt W. Broenvpfl.g-o , PttHd4nt 0 tht Xiput II
ca aemfeallnr CWaeewflim.
aioaoatews D.C,(rahrary 11.1170,
Ia cSosequcne of the above decleocloa th
member ot th lateltermbltean nominating
convection ar hereby aotlBed to ceaveae al
ia seat aei ant put as lta urci en ting
on Wed seeder evcnle a eat. th lSlh InsUnL.
Ia this connection 1 wilt any that th dsoll-
aauenoi ur.uragin, on 01 in oiueat and
stauoolteel Bcpubtlcaec of lh tews, has been
oecaslened mainly by th threatc thrown out
br tbeUoillnnUvueonellaiM. who nrnfaaa ta
b good Bepubtleaae, and who propoa to
urea th aam Bourse aa thsr dLlat iha laat
election by scratching circulating bogus tick-
k. ., auu ibihj uaiea in nepiieiiei
Tk thrtats which bv bn thrown out by
th Uruso cltqu wsr tateodsd to Indue tb
ii.iii.wiidi wuaim vui'l turn iis&at nuiu
sated, Inordcrto have a further opportunity
Ofplaclag air. Uruce on tb tic kef.
Of cuch a cone urn rant Ion I pray you, fellow
members of the nominating eoaveetlon, to
uawmv. aiau, n,u
Suoot Fib i.. About 8 o'clock on Satur
day nlrht an alarm of Ore was sounded, oc
casioned by the burning or some articles In
tht Ihow-wlndowor John M. May's fancy
stor on Tllffh street. Georretown. Tha re
caught from the gas-lights, and was extln- f
guisnen witu inning aamage.
Ta CiTTti Mahiit. Thecallle-market
at DroTert1 rest was fully attended ou Fri
day, the regular sales day, but business
seemed dull. The tales tntde were as fol
lows! SOOhctdof cstUeat ll.&0G9o0per
100 pounds, gross JD50 sheep at 6Qfli centt
perpond,grosa yeol calve 7ii cent
per pound, gross) cows and calve 123(300
ROBERT FULTON & CO,,
114 HIltTH ITBXXT,
listwtaa I) slrft sJ rnnivala avenue,
Hav reeeallr mad stcslvs rrifemts fer
HerehaiMllto of ICrery Uetcrlptloa
IDMt OT fflrOOOiRPOTIR ATI flB COT.
a B -Tha ealy Chilillat Lcaa Oil Uth
AUxaastlrtm aadi Tie In Ur.
The atMttuoVfimlutimj evening-bat tho
following newt lttmtt
A atppt SB weakly meeting of (be Ohnroo
Mutual frotcetlT Aeeoclatloawsa held at
Oamaroa aeheol-hna last tight, I). W.
Frobsl la th hlr, aadOeorge Maao,Jr
svercUry. A resolution reeemrweadlag Ttoa.
Moore, esa , of Fairfax OourtUeuae, for tha
county Judgeship wss unanimously adopted,
llwacdccmtd prcmslore totrftnaaet furl her
busiBfss until th aouaty has been divided
Tr report f Job Slclcr.Ocorgc MctjUh
Robert Uc 11, Jr., Job W. Stewart aad Taomaa
Davy, sosimualocers to tsscss compceaetlea
of damtges to W. F, Alctander, WlllUm
Gregory el 1-John U. VowirsdTlses t
al- Ukarlcs Alesander, t L, Mrs. E. I.lpptt
od Mary.Llppttetl .owners of property
upon the ll of Improvement of th A. It.
and II, K. It, company wttbla this county pro
posed lo be ttkao by that empy ror its us,
waa returned ta (ha nannl aautt on MondCT
lst,nd ordered to 11 one month for eiscp
tloas. OsiABtB SaALu, olored.wbe daring th
pact winter he bee eevcrsl tlasc arreatcd.
nd twine nut In lll rtl, ! i.jHhnvaa
.. i-iiirjvv:"! ..-. t 7."-",i" "--".-"
iui 1 ail. ior inieeine.ana wno wee
VH17 mnTq irumjaii a oa;
d from jail a day or two ago b
vldenec of a theft A kid perpe
aet onelualv, wa ar al datealsd
vcalog In lb st of stealing a bet
t feted wen
Teaieroav ..in. 1. ik. i .f..n.
of tobaeco from th grocery a tor of Mr. Frk
Hirin. 11 wa not thought aeoeeatry to
Tntfen waa a tM.hl innnl f f. ha..
rings It th market this mora log. and they
. . r mMWt npriae naa.u wm hiif
eeots for a bunch of ala.
Tan nArnnrallAB flak . u.ilI .
day until th 1st of Jan, for $l,SS0,to Mr
TsilBiri at nraaant lhlrt-al !( .i
th poor's bonis, and of that number there r
araiy enougB wnn canmeni airengia TO at
tend to lh wants of thos who r unabl to
help thcmeeivcc. Four persons are eoalaed
Tni following; havt been fixed by tht
Dominion Oovtramtnt at tb current ratet
for American tllvtr colnsi Flfty-etnt pi
al forty ccntt, twenty-fire cent pieces al
twenty cents, tea cent piece tt tight cenU,
and fire cent Dlsea at fonr Mat. Dtaeount
on American Involc for the ensuing week
Ths br tic a or riowisi oa taken from
lot Superior Court at Chlcaro to tha Ctrcnlt
Court of Lake county, broagbl by tha no-
sonosB uamauina rroctor, alias Maaaroe
Cora James, again! Ira 8. Uano, one of the
most wealthy and respected dtlsens of Chi
cago, whleh has been on trial fer several
day t past at Waukegan, resulted la a verdict
for the defendant.
Tut bill raised by the California Legists
tore awarding damages to Hall A Oarrlsoo.
tbe publishers of tbe secession baner In VI-
salla, which was destroyed by a mob, con
elating of soldier and citizens, has been
Ttwea oy tne uovernor. uusincis in nan
Francisco Is sttgnattd.
Tn aaaaaaln of laaae flreenwald we -r
rested lo Havana on v-ctar oigot. ut it a
natlT f tae Canary Island, and a terccant
oftb 6th battalion of volunteers. A court
martial wat Immediately convened for the
trial of the murderer.
CoitlOLATIOTf heals wlthont contact; mm.
what like tbt blessed air which wa need but
Fan from Dirt. Is thers but hair color.
lex preparation, either here or In Knrooe. that
resemble Fhalon't Vltalla, or Salvation for
theUtlrl Not one. It It a clear fluid that
nowt rrom tne bolliei does not Italn tha
tain, una proauce none out natural tntar s
or color. It has no sediment. Sold by all
uioggiaia naa inacy RWJc acaiex.
OrrtoiiL RiFORtt prove that IIoITs
Halt Extract hat thown an Incalculable In
fluence on tue condition or tha tick soldiers
durlnsr the lata Karoneaa wart. This fact.
Ia conjunction with tbt encomiums of our
urst pnyaiciaM, many or wnom Hart tuner
uMd it In their own famillet, or prescribed
It for their patients, with the moat happy
remits, speaks so well for HotTs Malt Ex
tract, that further praise on onr part would
Sold by all druggists an! grocers.
Tni WAtniHOTON Citt SiTrxoi Baki,
corner Seventh street and Louisiana avenue,
Is open from 0.30 to 7)30 every Saturday eve
ning, la addition to lta regular bank! eg
houra It payt Interest on deposit. 8 1
rirnt CI ms 1)17 Oooila nt Coat
DaweaUa needa, Irlah and Table Lleeaa, Innreaa
Clothe, reach bfarlnea. French SepllBa, Black
Ooa. oftj.rrvari.tr. SaprWrXoaa aed Sqmar
Pal.Uy-BSawl.. Llaasa Lace Patau aadRotea
dse, black Lyons aUkVelvaU, TalTCtMna. aiaak
vJ"."" .? "" "ia"i v'lveteena, Biaax
and Colorad hUksend.BfUna, Clel ha, Claaalmeres.
tmi ,?l,,1,"a.I.M,V , " Mlanealler
ItakllMarr. Whlieaeela each aa rr.a.h, ruil.
Caukrla, haaaeek aad Icrles Meatus, Tallies a,
QOO Dt TOE ANT IUIOX 01 J flt TAR
Ihsl arc asked for, wilt be anew a, aad Ue CO IT
In all eaacc nt eece named.
We have marked dew a large let ef
I E H H QOOIH.
tolttltsevar half thalreoat.t elect themaaL
Cad .treble Kda wlU bceeld al a aaaritea Oar
eblcetlsio eatliyly eloae vp the bssaUetsef the
imtaa earT dar,
tt. TltLOB CO..
Nbll tf Ho. 103 OcbU UarkBl Bpnc.
QUUAT BAHOAIltkl Uf DRV QUODI.
Oer lailreaseaker r vai
FAtt Aim WlSTIJt UUOPt ATQOIT.
""" vRW'rfoM:"w "
lenlk alie. tkree deere frem teycalk aireeL
The is Per C4nf . DUeourat
tlrwtVaerrledtBpea all aslea, aat'apeathe
M!1 7". ?.'" la ' llbeial terra
JOHN T. mTCQEIX,
31 '4 Paunsylraala aTcraae, bitwisa
2llatk a4Tath treet. M-t
JKW STOItBl RIW mTOnBIl
UsvIbc Ji rsterasd frem He KctUsra Asc
I.C Tlf AH W1IOUHIM! PBICE1,
Bluk 1 r.l.j.l Vlt.VITtUI. turn .1 .p.
AHDKOSCOOUIV d.j H,
all roal iLiiiit,tu,
v r.aaiyit aa-a eveaea.
OB 1WATVKT7H BPJLOX3.
hltMUkil d.w.Ualf rtMlc.f VHt flOBt
ftN4I aSD 1IAVAMA ORABOIS.
Jaatrcalvedalavfaaed tne lei f BiliHit
aad dAVAha 9kAhuin.M
fabl Iw Pet.
Sealed nro04U, from rci
Uv'iad al I Eta etaee nalll 11 v'eloek mob en
OHDAT, r.brearr Utb, for Ibe reuevaTef all
tlsk pepoallc. Aahec. aad 14 Aalmala. for ea
ycivrraiatbelatef Match neat, from Ibevarlona
barraik., olUcaa, LutUlaf. a.,lbreesheat the
cltr. accepted bf eeek braachecof tae War Dc
pertinesiec aredcaltaaled bf tbe Pepot Qaartar
Hldaari will hi rcqalred te aeesnpair tbclr
bids with a bend, alined by themaalvaa and twe
reaponwblc anreltea. In the aaiael ene iboeaaad
dellara, that tber will farnltkalt aetaaaarr ma
l.r lata and labor far ibeperformaBaeoflbc work.
SadeseeaU beads la the sum ef Iwe(t) Ibonasa
vllara. lnmedlalalr upon the award of the
iii ir iMiaiuuBienaeauaiacferr jcrjaim
Lt.U ef Ibe plarcs te bs vUIUJ tsaU be eblalai
; frem the Pepot 'iBArtarmaalar each awnlh. and
everrplaccao dcaliaatcd meat bevlsiedac 4l
reeled la thellal.
rartnaaia win be msc moBikir, or a eeea
th.raafur as foada are f aralahed fttr Ibe tnrpeae.
irihc Unocal of work reqilrad beatlbet laarcaaed
or dlralatahed dnrla ibe period ef the eeairacl. a
proportionate lacrcaaa er dlralael'ea of lh
mo ally paimcBle will be raada po acalraci
Sbonld Ike acBlracter fall to perform ths work
reqslrcd la a prompt aad aauafaclery man car. Ue
Ptpot Quartarmaatcr wUlhsvc It dplc, aadcbaJsa
lbs coat te Ibe eoatraeior. He afa reearvee tkc
rlalii le tajevt aay or all propossls l hilar nnaat
lelaelore, . ,,
Any iBforsaatloa reqslrcd will be ckecrfellr
f tyea al the olBee ef the Depot aerwnlr.
Bide akanUbe iBiereedPowala Jft Per
forralif tastUrr Work," d kdire-M w Uc
naderaTf aad. .
W .Bt ActUs Depot ftttsrlcrstssUr.
ELTHOHZO YOUNGS & 00.,
354 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE
cor, rotra.AHr.A.HAi,r ST.
Itaat VaW Tartr VtrtaJh
lWf Jf,wt,r.i OitaalsUd, IS estts.
k ICefce, lteentc. t
A ! 15' eiaTk,U' " "
Brew. L M I3ceati Vect It eettc.
Qbbpcw Ur, Japs. Ooloaf, Imperial. Icsltitt
Breatraal, ae., all iradce an prtcea, iaraatec4
a LOW as ear kMla tk cltr.
' , , ,, rc....tantai
I' KSi,.V,V ' "i't iSeeit
! j..tlVVA. . ieele
e. ("Qaaala") gteea.,... ,...isCBte
fi""',lwV"Mi""" tot Weenie
OiidHlTtltk Irrlli.i..! i.hiU
O.r Oor.. .r. ft,uf Vr.h .Tfry tititl...
tn.V'o'iiuVb '" "' '"""" "w
. atowsrl's sneer 1 While Drtpt, end ether
brsnda, wklek can celr e epprecUlcd br eiam
InbtPrlee, aIlly nl lever.
, iteBBlae article ef chela Jfew 0r1aasalvsri
hhdi as alee atker lesrer trade. f prices lew,
Weteh'a beat Tamlly f Jtl per sack,
Vhelee Pawllr per aack,
Oeod r , 1.1pareck
Hear at n.ticrbbi.
.iirtf!.f,,iflPv,,i Jewell's, severar Vrae
fi.T, Babbit's. Dobklaa1 Blectrl Kevc Tal
lew. InfaetlwcBtr-lvcklsIs er mora, all at tk
nataa. RaUlns. Paper Ikell Alnends. aad Hale af
tararal ehele variatlec, br the barret erbaeheL
Icvartl ahele vatlctlco, br the barret r bc.keL
rartlcalar elUatU alventelblc mi artlel 1
corf red. ea4wa are aaeatantlyaspplled with a
eketM artlalefrem Maw Tetk Slate.
tafMivetiveoaropeeialaed nadlvldcd attea
iU make II oer whole etadr t renlah th TgttT
hit ef CTerTthtas: la tke war of ramllr tappliae
anarallf. Oer feeUUlee fer be1a are eerpeaaed
r neae, aad we ranraalae te eell aa lew ac eey
etker nenaelntheatiyi aaalaete sivetha ertlale,
euutr aad qaantlir aa raprcacated. Plaaee five
ELFHONZO YOUNGS & CO ,
131 PKM MSTLTAKIA. ATEADK,
co is ma rons-Aio-A-naxr ST.
WONDERFUL DISCOVERY OF TUE AC1E.
Cakearc eared wtlhonltk eld ef tke knife ev
paJato iha patUal. Cnrec tearaaleed, Allwae
are aJBlCMd with Ikle horrible d.aaae akeald re at
eaecBBdeeeDr. rerklae, he. 431" hlelk ctree.
aaaaaat. ta wbtak thaaat
UallfrtWko hay baea aavad from prvelere
iraTo. kemambar tke tdeeei 43T Wlatk
aire)!. Bear tkc eeracr oi 1 street, Waaalaito a. D,0
j an ecu
Cire aPi-phUTiSM WITHOUT MlDIOlSa.
DB, FArVTOU, DTNAMIO PIITS10lutr
Csraa Isclplcat CecSBhtpUee.
K. F IHT 00. DTHAMI0 TnTBICUH,
Care Merveae PfMlralloe and Jc ef Vitality- r"
fewer. WITHOUT MIDICUb.
B. riHTOU, DTHAHtd PnillCIAa.
I mi&tSSS 9m'
8r. TAW TOO awrec tamiaarlf.
r. ViaroU enras Deafaeaa. fiUaeeB, sd.
rwtf-Sftkatrea4aad Kaaapleanla aToaa.
Wi11'' t rto4l- t?" W l a.
...Df ik w. BlUkle,.
WedwMdsr , .
fwr i.m !L..brj.l.i.T.7ov
latarJaT ..........vlDr. Di WlPrentiaej
Dr. TiiBMot 0) naearflaeJ Cllalen
noTioS jLNii riTjUrHsaJNiBll v &
PefauajlVstnlsk ATenne. Ncttr thm
'aUesaa aaa W bad with f wltheal aeeels,
isaa aaa W bad with f withe
Table beat at tt par waak.
U. B. Ml.
Tkla.BUncU Mew Hotel Isnewlreed elccaaUr
raraf.VadT tkroeikeat, ad fie Bill of rarela act
tlld la,aairir and Tsrialrbr tarkoaae la
Ikeliaie tpeetalSnlMo ef Eooma alwavo ready
Mate Special niieo of aeoma bIwbto
W add la end targe Travolta farllaa.
'H Traallm Pm.llA Tk.
emecewoBUBfelrcteleaeIaveir rcapect, fke
prleeof Board baa keen tied ( win letae freat
tanroiir or menaTinivae reaaonaoie aanei ou
wi7. na p.u.ufi.1 nr in. aa
leaaaaf a. frlaada aa tha
'ablle ar favtte le saaaa 1 0 RDT1 U0
V""w .A- -. .
tl f tke freprUUrf ef Ike '(" Hl
F. S. Mr acbc rap te from all depotcssA
SUaniloallaadlaKa. j ' T JaU-tFl
ST. CLOUD HOTEL,
f COR. NINTH AND FSTS,
Tb meat ecelral location U eltjr, lmsadlatUr
eppoalle tka Patent OnUe aAdialafaalfTantt1
aadeae kock jrosa la OeBcral reelOae Vi.
Va?lVl)aeU l laleen t Ut VaropcsB plaa.
51. ia all r fnralaked tbreeenont,
Tka r atreet fare, eemwealaaUec with the Cf
poperlmeau. and Ike Baltimore aad Okie KeUroaw
Pepot. pSS the tear
ll3-tf , yropeietreaa.
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