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THE NATIONAL JXEPUBEIOAN. SATURDAY MORNING. FEBRUARY 10. 1877.
LIFE IN WASHINGTON.
CbiKTCniN AHllCT TUB CITV ItT
Last treeing l'rof, Valentine garo his an
nual ma squeoad nihil academy atSL Joseph's
Hall, and as wis expected, It wu ciZwded witn
a merry party of maskers In kit kinds of cos
tumes, TeeFrof. was IMd In nts duties of
managing tfaeaflalrby Mr. Edwin Pblpp's and
tbe gueata pronouncd It to molt enjoyable
Jiartyef the season. Among the characters rep
resented were Mr R. J. Clarke Old Week Joe;
the best make-up or tbe evening, Mlis Alice
Ford tb Jolly Irishmen nil capital t
Vis Agggle MoAbee as French Spy. Mm
Wall.Trtneh Peasant Grace Hpeneer.nowfUke
Rlancho Ford, Popsyi Leon Duny.Swlii Peasant)
Mill Bout and Miss Alloway, as the Two Or-
I thane; Clara Doswelt, Arctlo Moonlight Annie
lewllng. Flower Girl Maggie Sehoneld, Pollin
queen-F. A. Garner, Grenadier: Miss Kaiser,
OentesBial Dollci Ella Sehonid, Indian Queen:
Mr. McLaln, Clown: Kile Ilrown, Night! Mr.
Wall, Centennial Flirt Harry Anderson,
London Assurance O. Hotter, Fagan
the Jewi J. Hamlttan, Hamlet ( Mamie
White, "Daegnterof the Regiment:". Miss war.
wlefc, "Gyp Fortune Teller;' Ed. Mormon,
"Darkey Swell;" Msy Scrlbner, "Queen or
Mayt" J, Illllers, Marks, tbe Lawyer;" the
Mtsses Done, on as Vlvandlere." and the other
as "Luna" K. W. Maasey, "Romeoi' Sam
Tbomnvon and Frank Hagerty, as "Ru-KInx;"
It. D. Whitney, as "Jack and tbe Dean stale i1
Mr. J. Dean, l,Nigger Countryman," and J Hoot
as his wife; K Rothberg, ''Irishman:" J. 11.
Cranston, MDraInoi Joseph Sommers,
"Mack It HI;" Charles Diets. "Domino;" L
Wormier, EagllshmaBiOeorgeGreaion. Domino;
Alice Semee,Tamoriaegtrit J, Eriemao, Me
? hill at 8. 8. Mead or, Colored Sport; MUu Mary
U Prttebett and Ida V. Collin, as Olrolllaad
Glrtfia; R. W. Collins. Domln"; M. A. Cunning
Mm, TopT. M.l. Stein, Illaa Domino; Mill
Wright, socwBakei Annie Wright, Pretty Girt;
Miss Ellrlght, Madame An got; Mary Die ken,
Princess; Maggie Rioxeon, Flower Olrlj Tilll
Heieecker.TamborlneGtrl'Kete Hilton, Madame
Angot; Mis Mile. Peasant Ulrl; Jen Uarrett
and M lis Flora Evens as two old ladles: Mlis
Maggie McSweeney, 11 rnnm'1 What Is Ut
Marl Warwick, Page; Ida Wells, Peasant Glrli
Marlon Wells. Pinkish G1rl Alice Ford, Arrah
ns-Pcgue; Ed. Hosenbaum, Frtar; Mis How
nee Dome, Highland Lassie; Miss J-irnle Ualley,
French Peasant tJ. G. Columbus. Draluo; .1 olin
Downs, Kins Henry lVi Hell Dickson, Dolly
Vsrden Miss Callahan, Filly. P. A.
darner, Uranadler. Frank Curry, Mashert
M.C Stevens, Domtnot It. P. Hackney, School
J toy; Irrin Mulllcan, the eighth Jostle 31 Wm
Klflman, Dandreary. Miss McOlll, Prlneeis; Mlis
J, 8. Anderson, Ldy in Black; Mrs. Liwrto,
Mrs. Maldoon, Ed. Dennlsoo. Ka Klax and many
Q.'Kml Mnslcal hiiU Literary rntcrtalnment
A mistake waa made la jesterJay'a Issue
rr rptctloR the grand literary and muilcal enter
talnuent for the benefit or tbe poor, which Is to
be ftlren under the auspices of the Vermont Are.
no Christian cborch, at Lincoln Hall, next
week. The entertainment will bevlrenon Moo.
lay crenlng, February H, InsteaU of Tuesday
CTcnlnsr, as It was announced. Tbe aflAtr will be
one of the finest erer presented to the Washington
public, as tbe programme, whlehls as follows, at
Part 11. Salutation br the'pistflr. Elder F.
I. Power; 2.Cislao, 7'. VttehnUt, Male "
CMiP, composed of the following Rentlenna: rt. V.
Noyes, II. Eberback, O. L. bhcrlfT, 11. it. Hrad
ley. K.S. Holmes, C. W. Hanonck, U. F. Lloyd,
Kcbt. Hall; 3. Kemarks, by Hon. James A. Ur
field, or Ohio; 4. Alleiro Con Spirlto, Op. 23 Fes
eat for PUno and Strings; O. W. Heynolds. W.
11. Unrr. C. W. Chsnman. F. Waller, freo. Firto
kc),U.Eberback&.SoIo.by Miss UettleOood rich;
C. Oomlfl Sketch Tht Frenchman anitht t'lta.
by 8. F. Conorcr, of N. V I 7- Soto, by Mr. II, C.
Pearson; a. Keadlnsr, Jlr, John Tweedale: 9,
hole. MlfS Julia E. Hopkins.
Part IE 10. TheForeit. llantr, Male O'tette
t'lnb; U. Collins Ode on the l'asflons, by Mr. 8.
F.CeDOTer, Ulnitrstlng Fear, Anrer. Despair,
Hope, Revenge, Jealousy, Lore, Melancholy
and Joy; IX Hondo, (In O minor and O) MottrL
Plsno and Strlnirs. tl. W. WitdMAi w. h
ItarT.O.W.'Jii?r, Welter, Oeo, Unckel,
II. EUrbacb: 13. Solo, by Mtie tjMUs j'ltaa; 14
How My Hrolher Jim !'- ty Jtr. J. F. Hail;
la. Flute Solo, Vy Mr. II. Sehutter; 13. Solo, by
Mr. C. C. Ewcrt 17. Ifecltatlon, Proytr nd Pot
tettt by Mr. I A. t erry.
Tbe Thalia n Club.
The rehearsals ot this amateur usoclitlon.
Indicate that their first puhllo appeirance on
Batorday evening will mark anew era In amateur
theatricals here. The cast of the play selected.
"Plot and Passion," Is as follows : Foucht,iS, W,
Keener Dtimartti. T. K. Salter; Det'erenacs
Ralph Jefferson t Btrihitr, W. C. Murdoch ; Dt
fittrwltle, 11. Y. Taylor i Jabot, J. Kimball: Grtt.
lotillt.O. Story t JLfadane Ve Fontangti. Miss
Annie W. Story; Cecil e,Mtt Katie Frye. Tbe
concluding farce, "The Two Honnycailles," Is
arranged thust Bennytatilt, J, R. Olsburne;
fmvgfin$,V. Warren; Jeknton, ). E. James;
Afrs. homnycaHIf, Mrs. W. L. llrambat) ; Helm,
Miss Minnie Fryet Pmlitr, Miss Nina Dorllllers.
Those familiar with these matters will recognize
here th names of many ol our most t&lcoteJ
The Khaugtiraun Matinee To-Day
There will be a matlnea performance o the
Khaughraun at Ike National this afternoon.
There are undoubtedly a largo number of ladles
who would like to attend if they could do
10 wltbont subjecting themselves to Intuit
at the entrance or tbe theatre. At this
spot, on matinee Jdayi, pimps, gamblers and
men or questionable character congregate appa
rently for tbo sole purpoee of staring ladles out
of countenance. There are few women who
bare th courage to lace their rude
stares without escort. It Is time that tbe police
should regulate this matter. If Richards, the
Chief or Police, hasth time and courage to at
tend to it, four or five police ofnoois might be
stationed in front of too theatre, and ladles
could attend tb matinee performance in safety,
CITY Hit C VI TIUS
Why Is tbe Capitol lllcoa deU pigeon f
Jlecnuse It has two wings and can't fly.
Only routine baslnesi wai traoiactel at the
ueetlDg.of the Hoard of Health last night.
Marrlaae licenses have been Issued to Geo.
W. Wood ham, of Prince Oeorge County, Mary
land, and Annie Kate Johnsou, or this clly, and
to 6am Jones and Etlsa Nerr.s.
Yesterday the District Commtulon'rs tal
distributed, for tb guidance of Pallceollceri. a
bound copy or the building regulations of the
ljrtrlct, to tbe Lieutenants ol tbe iiT.ral pre
&Yerai coraplatnta have been made respsct
tog the mnnner la which the Avenue from Seven
tecnth street to th circle Is being swept. It Is
raid that no sprinkler Is used be tore the stores
rlose, and tb dust has become an unbearable
Rev. Wra.M.DanfT,D.D.,rt residing elder of
North New Orleans District. Louisiana Confer
race M. K. Church, died at his home in New Or.
!ans,Pb. Mb, arter a short illness, aged M years.
II was born In Indiana, and at one time presl
dent of tbe Indiana State University. He was a
man of splendid pulpit ablly, and at one time
chaplain to the lower House or Congress.
The grand entertainment of the Juvenile
Troupe, advertised to take place at Wlllard I
Hall, on Monday evening next, promises to be a
rare treat. "Little Era," the acknowledged
child wonder, will recite several pieces la her
urual manner, which has hi re to for ezolted the
admiration of th entire audience' In fact, she
Is the wondor or the age.
?UlIe Introduce! In Congress Vktenlay fur
The bill Introduced In tbe Horn yesterday
morning by Jndg Huckntr, for tb settlement of
certain alaims against the District or Columbia,
provides that the sinking fund commissioner! be
empowered to prepare and issue th bonds pro
Tided ror In th 7th section of the act for tb gov
ernment of the District, approved Junesotb, 1ST,
In eichange (at the par value orsald bonds) for
all outstanding certificates of tho late board or
audit, created by said act or Congress; and all
certiorates prepared for Issue by said board or
tt.H. n.lA In lli 111 h ..r Marnh H'A Mil nftt.
actually delivered to tbe parties thereto; and
UKSWiie 10 cxciiinge in inoir par Tftiuuj lurm.
certificates a ut homed to be limed under tho
provisions of the second section of the aot; pro
vided, however, tbe entlro Iijuo of said 3 03
bonds so called shall not excee in the aggregate
(lo,uoo.tw), including all such bond heretofore is.
seed by th unking fund commiulonerii anl
provided, further, that no person who shall
receive a certificate prepared for lnuo by jiid
board of audit, but not delivered to him prior la
tbe lolnt resolution of Congren approved March
litn.lBTt, abolishing said board of audit. Neotlon
two makes It tbeduly or th controller and au II.
tor of thDIstrIot, under tbe superviilon or tho
commissioners to examine and audit for settle
nienti i Irst, th sewer certificates not heretofore
converted Into JU5 bonds. Seoond, tbe oertliioates
imposed for lisu by tbe board of audit prior to
hi arch II, 178, but not actually delivered to the
parties entitled thereto. Third, sums heretofore
found due to contractor!, but retained as security
lor the performance of their contraots, pro vide-1
such sums are now du inch contractors. Fourth,
claims for work and labor performed, or material
furnished under contraots In writing with th
commissioners of tb District, Including all eon
tracts mad with tbe 1st board or public works
and Dlitrlct of Columbia, wblon contracts have
been renewed, notified, or extended by the His.
trlet Commissioners, and by the terms or which
contractors agree to accept 3.6a bonds at thelrp ir
value In Heu of inoner
Th Peculiar Adai'tio
nf Dr. noil's (Jough Hyrup to so many passu of
throat and bronchial diseases, has rendered this
remedy Immensely pepilar. Soil ercry where.
;M tents a bottle
An Affaire Honor tUd at EoTtrrf.e
Aha (irawoutof Tronblent a mhliin
abta Utimau-No Una Hurt or MalloU for
There hat been conettlerable talk In West
End circles about a duel which took place a few
days ago. Two young gentlemen had some
trouble at a fasblonabtsgcrman a few erenlsgs
since, and the aggrlered party called
tb other gentleman to account for the
Intuit off red him. As both gentle
men wsre accompanied by ladles It was placed In
the hands of friends who arranged a meeting for
tbeneitday. Justa day was breaking on last
Sunday morning, thepanyeonilstlng of six per
sons, met In a grove adjoin lug Georgetown. The
rlnclpals stripped to the waist, and stood op to
eseh other In (rue ruglllatlo style ; but one bar
leg the advantage In superior strength, th sec
onds produced a pair or ordloarr small duelling
Iti toll as a fairer way of settling tb matter,
'orty paces were rnoasured oft, and placing tbe
rrlncipals back to back, one of tb seconds gar
be signal, when they wheeled and fired.
on shot taking effect in the arm of
one, and tbe month of tb other. All parties
left Immediately, and th wounds were found
not to be of a srrlona natar. lioib gentlemen
are now oat. and with th help of kind frlendi
the quarrel has been mad up, and are folly sat
isfied that It wss the result of a Misunderstand
Ipr. The parties both rank high socially, and
their friends will bo glad to learn of th fortu.
nate ending of what might hare been a very sad
RELIEF OF T1IK POOH.
"A friend of the poor" desires to be to formed
If the members or Congress are aware that tbe
roller fund was to be placed at the disposal of
tbeCltliens Heller Association and distributed
"t ccsrtf faff to Ihtir tdt of ttUtf, vis.: A quarter
of a ton of coal a month for a poor family, rice
corn meal, and floor no shoos, no bouse rents
paid, no clothing."
Iftbefouror fire thousand who are likely to
at ply for atd should reeclre each four or Are
dollars worth or fuel and groceries, this friend of
the poor will esslly calculate hew moeh will be
left to pay for house rents and clothing.
With tbe quarter ten or coal, there U invariably
lent fifty centa' worth of kindling. Incases or
sickoeii, tea and sugar are aducd, but In no case
Is money advanced.
Thi itallet Commit! loners hare no authority to
draw money under th bill; this discretion Is
A Sunday paper makes complaint that visitors
are paid by the Commission two dollars and a-balf
a day. In fact we pay ono dollar lerday, and
nsuailyobtaln about ten or twelve hour a service,
service that taies tb nervous and physical cner
gies to tbe utmost.
1 b g our friends who are so much Interested In
relieving th poor, to take the trouble to Inform
themselves beiore bringing their complaints bo
fre the public.
We Ooinmlf ilonejs do not profess to be divinely
lEsptred.nordo we eipecttoescanecritlclsm and
ccnture, but, considering the tmtilt teary each of
us receives, w may perhaps Justly look lorsomo
little consideration trom those who proless to bo
actuated by the sam motives of benevolence that
Keipcctfully, Ww. Stickket,
President It. C.
Ul'RIAL OF ADMIRAL AVILKU.
Cereuiotile at M. Joint's Chnrcli.
The funeral of Kear-Admlral Charles Wilkes
took place at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon from
bis late residence on Lafayette Square, A
large number of military and naval officers were
In attendance, but not In uniform. There were
many dlitlngulihcd men present, and the attend
once of old Inhabitants was remarkable. The
pall-bcareri were Admirals Porter and Powell,
Uvmmodoref bhuteldt and Wyman, Generals
Humphreys and f arki, I'tgretsor Henry an-1 Mr.
J. Hoiman Kerr.
The remains were enclosed In a handsame
burial case lurnlihcd by Joseph Uawler. After
th friends and relatives had taken a last
look, ftl U ;ema1oi th ease was closed
IX tnvelot.ritl In an American Car. over
which was placed floral ornaments la
tb shape of wreaths, anchors and crosses. Tb
casket was then carried to th hears at tb door
by eight sailors dressed In uniform, who acted ai
1DI iciukiDi wtro iucbiiiiulu Dkjuuoi
church, corner of Sixteenth and H streets, where
th funeral services wer performed by Iter. J.
Vaughn Lewis, D. D , rector of St, John's, anliu
cd by Rer. Mr. Cbew, rector or Mt. Auburn
church, and Rev. J. L. Townsend, rector of tbe
church ;f the Incarnation. After the services
were over the remains were again removed to the
hearse and taken to Oak Hilt cemetery, to whloh
place they were followed by a long line of carri
ages. Tbe ceremonies at the Interment wer
Mr:. I... C. Sonic, the oil lady who mjs
terloudy disappeared Thursday night returned
home yesterday morning, to tbe great relief of
her friends. She had spent the night with a
lady friend and neglected to notify her family.
An Injustice was done yesterday to tbe sexton of
the church of tbe Immaculate Conception, Mr. O.
T. Hart, when application was made to him at
midnight be readily assisted tbe friends of the
old lady In searching through the church,
J.D. Rots, GeorcIa,lsitopplozatW.lUrd7i.
J. B. Montgomery, Oregon. Is stopping at
H. B. Donnelly. Chicago, Is stopping at
C. KlhUns. Savannah, la aolournlnz at
lion. Arnoi Clark. New Jersey, hai rooms
J. V. Smith and wife, Boston, are stopping
at the Imperial.
O. W. Hanlacre, Louisville, Ky., has rooms
at the Imperial.
Bradford Allen ami wife, of St. Louis, are at
Geo. M. MlllerlEii.)ofXew York, Is a guest
at tbe Arlington.
lion. Leonard Myers, Philadelphia, Is so
Jonrnlng at Wlllard'f,
Hon. Daniel D ju chert t and wife, Phtladel
G. II. Cummlogs anl wife, Omaha, are
H.M.Woodward and wife, New Orleans,
are sojourlng at tbe Imperial.
Mr. R.Reese and Miss Reese, New York,
hare apartments at Will lard's.
Mr. Thomas Murphy, of New York Is
sojourning for a few days at the Arlington.
Hon. Jacob 8eebocber.of New York Is the
guest of the lion. Eugene Darnln, member
J.C. Rallsy, N. Y.t E. Woodman. Cambridge,
Mass.; Mrs. Mlffen, Philadelphia; Thos, Young,
Philadelphia; Oeo. L. Uaker, Pblladelphlai Mn.
D. L.llemlng,Pblladelpbiai and P.M. William
ion and family, Utlca, N. Y , reglsterol yester
day at tbe lmperlaL
E.R.Fortains,PhnJelphla;E. N. Howell,
Philadelphia; bamuel Hays.St. Louis; H C.
Prltnroie. Philadelphia; P. J. Kennedy, New
iirlcinitT. w. iturdtck. fowaiMrs. J. O.Thomn.
son. Ohio; Samuel R. Phillips and wife, Phlla.
delpblsT. H. Liguler.Naw Yorki W. W.RapIsy,
Maryland; Miss Iiaptey, Maryland; John C.Jiarr,
PltUburghtMri David W. Lewis. Phllladelphla;
J. Lewis Lilb, New York; and W. It. Whltte
Kore,cinctnnatl, arrived yesterday at Wlltard's.
J. 1. Fanllson, N. Y., James Matthews,
N. Y.. Harry Allen. N. Y.t JohnChnrcb, lr.,Cln
clnnatl, Preslfor Fraxer, Jr .Philadelphia, O. O.
H. llryant, Tarrytown, Chas. D. Poston, N. Y
A. Townsend, Cleveland, F. U. Lorelalrd, N. Y
H. Lambert and wife and Mlis Porter, Newton,
Mass., John P. Rolfs, Alfred Rolfe, Rrooklyn,
II. I-. 'Iapp,N.Y.,L Lawrence, N. Y.. O. N.
Oliver, N. ., Mrs. Samuel Rrlgbt, N. Y are
among the arrivals at tbe Arlington,
I LTTLHS FROM THE IIOIT.L.
The Coagrealoial Library.
To tht Editor of tht national Rtpubhcsnt
I noticed In your columns some days ilnoe, a
resolution ollered Inthe Senate by Mr. Howe,
relative to the Congressional Library. Among
Itsprovlsions there was ene to the effect that
said Library should be open from eight A. M. to
ten o'clock P. M , during week days, an 1 from
two o'clock P. M. till eight o'clock P. M.,on
the Sabbath. Need of such a law or rule con
cernlng Ibis valuable collection has, for a great
while, been felt among the stulenti of this city,
who would gludtyavaifihemietves of the Llbrarv,
but who do not hare tbe chance, as ft is not avail
ubte when they are not unemployed. During tho
hours In which It is now open to tbe public, stu
dents hav duties to perform directly relative to
tbelr studies, and It Is impoiilble for them to
1 bus It is almost useless to a body ordtlsens
to whom it should be of the greatest utility, and
the news that It was a boat to bo made accessable
was received with great satisfaction by my
brothers, tln mw hat agale grown doubtful, as
It has been neuily twu weeks since any action nai
bicn reported. Ho leg you will lend us your
help in gaining lor us this civtM prise, 1 am,
sir, yours, rc ectrullj, Htuucit.
Killed on 11i lUllroud Trull).
B Telrgrsph to tho National Republican.
1UITIMOIIE, Mn., Kin, s. Mn. Margaret Kir
by, tg( d m hilled by an tuglneof tbe Haiti
ruon and lililo rntlnird HU forenoon, whll walk
logon lie track at Union factory, near Kllkott
A BLOODY CRIME.
THE MCTtDElt OF CHARLES HOOVE.
The Story Developed at the Coroner In
quest Killed by Highway Robber Morris
Yesterday at noon Coroner Patterson had a
Jury summoned and held an Inquest at the Wash
Ington City hospital on the body or Charles
Rogue, who died In that Institution at ten o'clock
Wednesday night, from Injuries received at the
hands or Samuel Morris on th night of th 1st
Instant, on Louiilana avenu between Ninth and
Tenth streets northwest.
th orrtcuts stonr.
Officer Dunnlgan Unified that on the evening
of tbe lit. In company with officer Llovd, stand,
log In front of tb Horse Uaiaar on Louisiana
avenue, between vth and luth streets northwest.
he saw three men on the north side or the avenue!
There had been a robbery the erenlic be for
near th place wer themen wer standing, and
watched th men. Officer Lloyd walked towards
loth street, and witness lath direction .of eth
street, and whit crossing tbe avenue, he heard a
erasbas if a blow had been struck, and saw a
man fall and two others leaning over him, what
they were doing witness could not say. He then ad
vanced towards them, when the two men broke and
ran. The man who witness arrested ran towards
Officer Lloyd, and when h met him (Lloyd)
he ran bnck towards witness. Witness gave chase
and overtook him at the corner or Ninth and
H streets and took him to tbe Central station
home, where he gave his nnmeasSamuet Morris.
Witnrsa then reiurned to tb scene or tbe ar
fray, where be found tb deceased lying on tbe
sidewalk. Officer Lloyd assisted witness to carry
him to the station house. The next morning wit
nt is took the dictated to the Police Court as a
witness. The next time he saw him waa In
the dead house at tbe Washington Asylum.
The man arrested for the perpetration of
this murder Is known by the name of
Samnel Morris. On searching htm witness round
a large guard knife. As near as wltnessean re
member, deceased said at tho court, the man
(Morris) struck him, and that while he was
down, he felt hands going through his clothing.
On tb way to tbe station Morris attempted to
resist witners, when ho told him If he continued
It he would use harsh means, when be (Morris)
replied that he didn't care, he had killed one
man ard could kill another, or words to that ef
fect. THB rHTSICIAIf't T1STIM0TT.
Dr. John Walter testified that he was called
to the elation on the evening or February lit, to
see the deceased, Charles iJogne; he noticed a
E cod deal of blood about his face, that bis nose
ad been blrcdlng. There were also several
brnlfesaboutllielips, and a prominent one on
side of the bend, eucti as might be made by a
blow. It struck witness, at the time, that be
mtgnt be under tbe Influence or liquor, but It
might bare been the e fleet of the blow. Satur
day morning, 3d Inst witness was called again
to see him, and found him lying
on the floor or the station Louie
In a comatose condition ; there was bloody roam
ooi lug from theuouih ;stirtorous breathing and
teeth firmly closed; the pupils or the eye were
contracted and tcca Hon ally he had a twltcblng of
ore arm this condition might hare been tho re
sult or Injuries i tho man was sent the same day
to th Washington City Hospital for treatment.
From what witnera saw a fur wards at the pjf
mortem bo thougt the wounds necessarily fatal.
Dr. W, H Faulkner, resident physician at th
Washington Cltty Ilofpllal. testified that deceas
ed was admitted 'on Saturday afternoon tho 3d
Inst , about 3 1 1 J o clock, In a comatose state, and
died on the following Wednesday at 10 o'clock p. m.
Sunday evening, tbe 4th Inst, he seemed to
have Improved a little, t ut soon ralapsed Into bis
former condition; he had a black eye, a wound of
tbe tongue, and a contusion on the back of tho
Dr. J. F. Hartlgan leitlfied that he made a
noiffflorfum examination of the body Thursday
afternoon, and found a wound on the right side of
the head about three Inches above and behind
tbe car. Ihls was made by a blunt weapon of
some kind wbich eausrd a contusion and hemor
rhage ofthe brain on the opposite side from the
scat or tho Injury. It nai the hemorrhage
following tho blow that caused death.
The jury retired and soon after returned the
That raid Charles Hogueeamcto hltteath about
10 o'clock P.M., February 7, at the Washington
City Hosp1tal,DIitrtct of Columbia, by reason of
hemorrhage ofthe brain, from a blow on the
head. Inflicted with a misslte or weapon In the
pauuio. namuei .uvrn-iuutuvwu w mo jury,
i brest ot rat rxxxowiv man.
Yesterday afternoon about 2.30 o'clock, officer
Keltum,of the First precinct arrested amannamed
William Stent, on Maryland avenue near Third
street south west, as being accessory to tbe mur
der and took him to tbe station house and locked
him up. When arrested Slant was engaged In
fed Ji eg fish and stoutly denied all knowledge of
be atlilr. Officer Dunnlgan of the Fifth pre
cinct, who arrested Morris, was notitled or Stents
arrest, and appeared at the station about S 30
o'clock, and fully Identified him as one of
the parties who beat Rogue on th night
of th 1st Instant. Tbe prisoner was then
turned over to officer Dunnlgan, who renioed
him to the Fifth precinct station and locked him
up for a hearing in the Police Court this morn
ing. Slant Is a single man, twenty-thre rears
of ate, 6 feet S or 10 Inches, florid complexion,
dark hair, large light blue ejes, light mouitacb
and ehln whiskers. II has a bruls on tb left
side of his note, and eue of the fingers on his
hand Injured, which he claims was mashed sev
eral dajs ago. He does not seem to be In the
least disconcerted about the terrible condition In
which he is placed.
Jan Lewis and Annie Wllron, two women with
whom Slant has been Itvllng in Intimacy, wsre
also arrested Jast night.
T. I. S. Party.
A very enjoyable party, given by the T. I. S.
Club, took place last night at the residence of
Miss Hood, on Indiana avenue, and proved a
worthy suectsaor to the furmer deltgbirul efforts
of this society-loving organisation. The ladles
Utici ivukwu iiiwro viiuiuiiug, iug gcuwsiucit
were never more attentive, the mafic was exrj u ti
lt e, and tbe ho. ten most agreeable; so that
etcrytbtogcomb'ned to make the evening pan
A very plessant episode of the evening was a
a collection was made to lumlih 10) loaves of
bread to thenoor.whlch will bedlitrlbutedto-dar.
The ladles present were Misses RIand, Venabte,
Mills, Rates, Newton, Davis, JohnsoB, Kldwelt,
HIls, Phillips, Hean, Holmes, Thomaison, SUcr
Iff, Peterson and others.
Th gentlemen were Messrs. Travtor, Cote. Pc
long, Keay, Lelshears, Smith, Redden. MacFad
den. Dr. Ilarrett, Tanlng, Magrew, Hood and a
number or other good fellows.
Mrs. Grant' Last Reception.
Mrs. Grant's lsst reception took place yes
terday afternoon and was the largest of the sea
son, as every one was desirous or paying their
respects to the wife or lb Chler Magistrate be
fur her retirement.
Spriro overcoats, large variety, new styles, S
to sco. A. Saks s. Co, tilt) Seventh st.
Dr. Hartley cures Catarrh 733 Tenth st nw,
Stoves Tor rent, at Rutler's, corner FIRh and K
Ask Tor tbe Hebe do la Rein cigarettes; they
are me veil oi an.
Interest paid on deposits by J. H. Scaler 00 ,
bankers, 110 Pennsylvania avenue.
Left-olT clothing, watch ex, pistols, fcc , bought
at Heriog's, vift v street. Orders attended tu.
AU kinds of trunks made to order, repaired and
covered at MeMur ray's, 80S Pennsylvania avenue,
A car load of fine Western New York elder, so
to 40-ki Hon casks; also, a lot of Vermont boiled
elder; Just received at Splcer's butter store,
northwest corner of Ninth and E streets. Prices
We call attention to the advertisement In
another column of Smith, Dirge fc Co., lOltPenn.
sylrania avenue. Their facilities for steam and
warm air heating, manufacturing as they do
tbelr own apparatus, are. perhaps, superior to
those of any other house in ibis community.
H. E. Offley K Co.'s exchange and deposit bank,
northeast corner of Fifteenth and F streets, deals
In all classes or Government securities and In
District or Columbia and all first-rate Investment
bonds and stocks; alio, tn American coin and
fnrctcn mrmev. Demand draft a on Lurooe In anv
amount, licit rate allowed for 8 per cent. Im
provement bonds, t rderi promptly ruled Tor the
new United States iS lr cent, bonds.
Thousands cl the worst cases or Asthma have
been relieved by using Jonas Whltcoinh's Rem
cdy. In no cue or purely ait lima tic character
has It failed to give relief.
Hoi a' AuUiiiLt)Kiwe Clot hiro
He low the cost of manufacturing RvlUMe
Piodst well made Noah Wxur.n k dt, m
The historical irtralts of distinguished repre
sentative men, lately on exhibition at the Cen
tennial Exhibition at Philadelphia, are now
ready for the inspection of ihe puMteat "Rrady's
National nailery." t'-U Pennsylvania avenu
This collection embraces tbe eminent men of
America In addition to the medals received in
New York for many years, nd In London In 1MT,
li awarded tht htghttt ovord medal at the Uen
tennlal Exposition In Philadelphia, 170.
"sTbTso overcoats, large variety, new styles, ft
10430, A Hks Co., 310 Seventh st.
Brmwd overroats. large variety, new styles, va
to 30, A.aks St Co, 310 Seventh it.
Sriuao Overcoats, large variety, new styles, ?9
too0. ASakss. Co, 310 Seventh it.
RrniMO vercost". large variety, new ttyltf,
W fivi jfnt a v-v , otv .9c,viiii it
Yorn PxftAOHAL Intkrkat
Dictates that before buying you examine the
mest complete nock of youth's, boya' and child
ren's clothing, and pants separate from suits. In
the District, at the Hoy's Clothing house or H.
Rohlnr-on fc Co.B o Pennsylvania eve., nett to
Wtlllan's. Tbe latest styles, best materials, and
r rices it really reduced on all heavy goods In onler
oniii room for their spring stock now being
TsMroit art Orricn
Of J, Rim fc lino.. W3 Seventh street northwest,
neat door to their stores, where tboy will be
pleased to see all their customers.
"tir rr-u at DSl RCK."
To th Trail t
We bear to Inform Ton that w hare thlsdav
.been appointed general agents. In th United
oiivj auu vanua, ivr
n. nrn h. co.e "cartk BLAwcnt, sec.1
Soliciting a continuance of your esteemed fa?
We remain, your obedient servants,
Johji OanoRR, son tV Co.,
risw Yer uid Montreal.
Jakuary 2, 1177.
Witaon'a Coutourd or Purr Cod Livrr Uil
Aff d Limb.
The advantage of t his com bound over the plain
Oil is that the nauseaunK taste of the Oil Is en
tirely removed, and th whole rendered entirely
rial a table. The offensive taste of the Oil has
ong acted ss a prominent objection to Its use; but
In this form tb trouble Is entirely obr laud. A
host or certificates might be given here to testify
to the excellence end success of 'Mnieer'e Cod
Liter OH mnd time." Rut the fact that It is
rerularly prescribed by the nui'lienl Im1ty If
sufficient. For sale by A. O. Wllbor, Chemist,
JJoiton, and by all druggtits.
FAntKTS ARD OtTAROtAIS
will find It to their material advantage to pur
chase j out hi, boys and children's clothing, at
the popular Hoys clothing house of R. llobiosjn
& Co ,wg Pennsylvania avenue, next to William,
as they have just Inaugurated their first annual
closing out sale, and are nil log goods, all or the
best quality, at greatly reduced prices, in order
to make room for an immense spring stock now
being manufactured for them.
It Is reported thai Roschee's German Syrup
has, since Its Introduction in tbe United States,
reached the Immense sal of 40,ooodotenpryear.
Over e.oco druggists have ordered this medicine
direct from the factory at Woodbury, N. J and
not one has reported a single failure, but every
letter speaks of Its astonishing success In earing
revere coughs, colds settled on tbobroast, con
sumption or ary dlteaie of tbe throat and lungs.
We advise any person that has any predisposi
tion toweak lungs to go to their drugKlsts and
get this medicine or inquire about It. Regular
site, T cents; sample bottle. 10 cents. Two doses
will relieve any case. Don't neglect your cough.
Cdas. Stoit fc Co., Wholesale A genu
Usb TntrsTOiTe Ivort Prarl Tooth Pow
Dm. A perfect dentfrlce. Its action on th
teeth Is specific, removes tartar and discolora
tion, arrests decay, and keeps them sound, clean
and white. It hardens the gums, sweetens tbe
breatb, and, containing no acid, cannot Injuro
tbe enamel. Its constant use Is recommended
toall, buterpeclally tothoie who having good
teeth wish to preserve them. Twenty-five and
fifty cents per bottle.
Tnowreow's Tomaur OrTtwr, for dressing
the hair. This fine pomade merits special men
tion. Purely vegetable. Its effect is to soften
and refine coarse, dry hair. Imparting to It gloss
and beauty. Unlike many ireiarntlons for the
balr. It cannot Injure, but is highly beneficial,
equally so to the rlcn, goMen-bued tresses of
youth, the darker shades of middle life, or the
silver streaked locks of age. Twenty-fire and
fifty cents per bottle.
Practicr EroifeMT. Kcnoxste your soiled
glove thrrouirbly and quickly with Jovcn'i In
odorous Kid Glove Cleaner. Twenty-five cents
nCTTOK-STONjL cdnelaT. February 7,
nn, at th Attention P. f. ( liunh, by )(, O.
Ration, D. I. lloiiAiiT 111 mil and MAUIX
LomiBTonk, both of Washington, D. U,
Italtlmore pa ptri pleaic cop) .
1I.L180N-MON.M.Y.-In this city. February
t alls Church, Ya.
HANNA.-At 40'clock a. in., Friday, Fet
9. lC7Kafur an ttlneu of flic ttk, Fit
Aollu of funeral hereafter.
1tlVinn...l)n Thnrtltr. Fehniit-r S.
llr K. It An a li.. In tlieailh te- ofhls arc,
Tre relatlvts nnd frlenas of the family are In
vl'cd to atttnd hla nuterai. Trout hla late rcitdtnce.
No. 1X0 F itn.it, ou Sunday next ill o clojk
SEYBOLT.-On Thursday. February S, 1W7, at
HiM p. m.. John W. Bi-YiioLT. onlvaou of F. I.
beyholt, axed tl rrart and two mouth.
untralat hla utbrr'a roldencc, 1751 Peunayl
vauln avenue, on Hunrtav. attp. m. The friends of
tbe family are rcipcctfuily luvltcd to attend.
WlMiFS.-Atlo'elnck. a. m., Tluiradar. Feb
ruarys, 1S77. Hear Admiral CllAitLER WlLKKft.
TUerunral will tike p lice at bl, Jbkn'a tluircli.
at o'clock, rridir, February . Hie frleitda of
t)e Umliy are reiiKCtfully lin Ittd to attend.
PA8QUAL1..-UU Widnetdty, February 7, 1877,
III onok F, It., only ion of H. W. atU Alice V. Pas
quail, area flwjfan di ilx montu,
rumril from the rildene of 1il parents, CI
Rrldacitrtcf, at! o'clock trlday. euruaryv.
IA ,.,., UU tlllllMHIi rrilll n, "lit
HemiyK. Randall, luthet:Ulity-rourthyi.ar of
11inn.UilTft.am1 frlrndior the fatuUy are luvl
tedtoaltrnd hla funrral Irom hla lat realdcnct1,
fi. ltCQKitnt. uQBn1ay nt.xt, at t o'clock p. hi.
CAUINLT MAKER AND UNDERTAKER,
CABINET MAKER"ANI) UNDERTAKER,
NO. 613 ELEVENtTTsTREET N. W
RETWEEN F AND O STREETS.
JKS-Rodles Embalmed and prepared for trans
porta tion at the shortest notice myxi
f . HA It V b Y ,
VM V STJ1EET N011THWL3T.
I bite iccored tb. lertlcei of tht 1IKST KM'
11AIJ1E1IS id Ib.counlrr. mini
A T S I H A T S ! I
flENTI.KMF.N'S It It ESS HATS.
OENTLWIENS '10LD1NU RECEPTION
HATS. FINE SOFT AND STIFF
1737 pennaylvaula avenue, next to comer of Thlr
ti o H S
VALUAI1LE HOTEL PROPERTY
AT CAPE MAY, N. J.
THE STOCKTON HOTEL,
the larrcfct, inoit coinplt-te and porularHKASIUK
liuuakln America, lnfi rid for sale,
""'."". s. ,...
fe5-Ilw KrtBoiith Fourih itnet. l'hllalLlpUla.
A Largti Lot of
(I old an1 Hirer WATCHES,
IMAfcluMHi and otlitrflnu Jewelry,
HUN and RKVULVKItH.
LI.OCKtl and FANUY UUOUi,
New and becond-baud. at
B. UOLDSTKIN A CO.'S.
Loan and L'ommutton Itrokers,
1aS oraer Tenth and D alreetl.
Building lumber of all klnda conilantly on band.
Alto, oak, lib. walnut and poplar lumber. A large
Miorimentorti(orUplne tlinbtr of all iliea and
lengtba. Ueorgia and Florida pine flooring, well
GEORGETOWN, D 0.1
AND CORN Kit HEYEMTH AND 4 BTRKCTB.
apll-ly wAsniwuTQB, p. o.
rpilL REAL Lb r A1IS LOAN AND TRUST
COMPANY OF WAHHINUrUN, D. (?.,
No. SOOMevcnthlt., (under Second National Bauk.l
JUHN li. AHCHFK, J, U. McKKLDEN,
Honey to loau la inmi to suit on flrit-clais real
eiute located In tbe lilairlct of Columbia. Title
and values guaranteed by th company. Persona
having mouev to loan or invest will find flrtt-claai
application! for loam and real estate notes for sal
bv aoDlvlDa atthaeomDaov'snoea. 'IvtS-lv
M'lsSoU H1A VENUEa()trirpo'A RD
anil iilrasant rooms! near thuSt. .lainei.
National and letroiolltan botyls Jali-tw
rPREMONT HOUSE, CORNER
J- treet anil Indiana
avenue Hates for room
M ner day t 110 nr wetkt tHO iter
i'V linar'l. tiv, j lit; t rmnni.
.- i::.; 'i..' ...-. .;:.. i.
rnrlfa lintl 1 AI V autll n f on.
de22 yl'. HILL.
'Anil PENNSYLVAN1A;A VENUE, NEAR
X4 V Hlitb-slrcet f)epot.-ririt-elasa board.
wltkntosafroBi SdAo iopcrwetk transient i si
per day. felt-tr
PROPOSALS FOR ADHESIVE P03TAOK
POSTOrriCB DxrARTMIITT, 1
January 31477. (
Sealed proposals are Invited Trom Steel plate
Kngravera and Plate Printers, and will be received
at this Itepartment until 12 o'clock m, on Wednes
day, the 3ih day of February, 177. for furnishing;
all the postage stamps which this Department
may require for pubtie and official use during a
Serlod or four years, commencing on tbe 1st day of
lay. 1877, vis!
1. stamps forth us of th public.
3. Official stamps for thuse of the Executive
a. Newspaper and periodical stamps.
QUALITY OF STAMPS.
The stamps must be furntshed, subject to th
approval or the Department, from steel plates,
engraved In the highest style of th art of steel
engraving, and printed In such colors as may from
time to lime be selected by the Department, In tho
best and moit approved manner, upon paper or the
best quality suitable for tbe purpose, and satis
factory to the Department, thoroughly gummed
with the best quality of adhesive gum, perforated
In such manner that each separate sump can be
readily detached and used, the sheets t be well
vrcned. and racked so aa to Prevent them from
adhering to each other the same to be furnished
wnn m rrftBOUBUitj uiipair.li, in men quauuti
as ma v In each case be ordered br the Department
dally to fill requisitions from postmasters and from
in x.xiiT0 ifrpaninenu. .uiiiuipint
be printed on hand roller presses.
DIES, ROLLS, AND PLATES.
The dies, rolls, and plates from which postage
stamps are now printed, being the property of the
United States, will be placed In the keeping and
custody cf the contractor on or before tho first day
rr May, 1877, the same to be held subject to tbe
order and control or tbe Department, as herein
after provided i and th contractor will be re
quires, from said dies, rolls, and plates, and front
sueb rolls and plutes as may be Decenary to be
reproduced from the original dies, to bare on
hand, ready for Issue on the day the contract
term commences, a sufficient stock or stamps, of
the several denominations and kinds required, to
fill tbe current dally requisitions from tbe Depart
ment, without hindrance or delay.
The contractor will be further required to keen
In repair all dies, rolls, end plates from which
stamps may be printed, and to renew the same
whenever reaulredi and should new desia-ns be
required at any time to take tbe place of the pres
ent series of stamps for the vie of the public, or
of any of them, or for denominations of stamps not
nun iu uir, luaiiDia auau u lurnnnni sau vn-
f raved, subject to tbe approval ofthe Postmaster
leneral, upon his reqnest, wJthln a reaionaMe
timet All which shall be done and executed Inthe
best style of steel engraving by tho contractor,
and at his own expense. No change will be mad o
In the present designs of omeial postage stamps,
or of newspaper and periodical stamps; but tho
contractor will be required to keep In repair, and
renew when required, the dies, rolls, and plates
for these stamps, the same as for the stamps for
tbe use of the public All dies, rolls, and plates
made or used at any time In filling the contract
shall Immediately become tbe abiolutspropertyor
the United S later, and ihall h delivers). In trruvl
working order, to the Postmaster Orneral or his
authorised agent whenever demanded.
BUILDING. PLACE OF MANUFACTURE
The stamns wilt berenulredtobfimanufAetured
In a nre-iroof building, and In separate apart
raerts.dlitinct from thou In whlchanyotberwork
Is done by the contractor tbe whole to be subject
to the approval of the Department and when
uuifiiru iuuii w i'ibccu jn lira una uurgisr-
proofsafcer vault, to be specially provided for
mat iiurpvir, nu conirucicu j in
hat purpoie, and constructed to the satisfaction
f tlu DenartmenL The contractor, hla em
loyee and agents, shall conform to such reguta.
tlcns ss tbe Department may from time to time
uvj.t ive .jib sccuiiiy ui iii-i uuTcrnucai,
A rcstdent agent of the Department will have
snpervlilun ol tbe manufacture, storage and Issuo
of tbe stamps, who shall at all times hare full
and free access to the apartments, safes and vaults
where the stamps are manufactured and stored
fr the purpose of inspecting tbe same t and the
contractor shall fu rutin him and his clerks sutu
at to office and .desk-room for tbe transastlon of
the business of his agency without cost to the
Oorermnent. Tbe PoslmasterUeneral shall also
bar the right at any time to cause an Inspection
to be made, by any agent or agents whom be may
specially designate for the purpose, of the apart
ments, safes and vaults used for the manufacture
and storage of stamps, and of the stamps In course
of manufacture or In stock.
STOCK ON HAND.
The contractor shall at all times keep on hand
a stock of tbe several denominations and kinds
or stamps, subject to tbe control of tbe Post
Office Department, Its regularly authorised
aa-eni. or such other Brents aa miv be sneclallr
authorlxed by tbe Postmaster Qencraf, in all
stages or manufacture, sufficient to meet all or
ders of the Department, and to provide against
any and all contingencies that may be likely to
occur during the existence of the contract, so that
each and every order of the Department may bo
promptly filled; and the Department shall hare
the right to require the contractor, at any time
during tbe existence or the contract, to furnish
an extra quantity of stamps not exceeding a sup
ply for three months.
Stamps to be transmitted by sea routes must
be securely packed In hermetically sealed tin
cases, wrapped In strong manllla paper; nil oth
ers must cither be packed In strong binders'
board boxes, bound on tho edges and corners with
muslin, and envelopod In two thleknesscs of
strong manllla paper, or ineloied la strong ma
nllla envelopes, as the quantity to bo transmitted
may require; all packagei to be so Inclosed as to
enable the agent or tho Department to officially
Tbe stamps may be reqn'red to be delivered by
the contractor In separate packages, as above pro
vided for at the post office In the place where the
same are manufactured, or at such other post
office In the Immediate vicinity of the place of
manufacture as tb Postmaster Oeneralmay di
rect; or in inch nuantltlei at th Post Oltloa De
partment. Washington, D. O , (ea ;h denomination
and kind being kept separate,) as the Postmaster
In addition, the contractor will be required to
furnlih labels, and direct the same, for each pack
age, In accordance with tbe dally lists furnished
by the agent of the Department, together with all
other blanks required to be Inclosed with tbe
etanips; also all blanks for dally, weekly, monthly
and quarterly returns relating to the number and
denominations of stamps furnished.
The contractor will be required to report
weekly, under oath, the number, denomination
nail K1UU OI RlKiupa uiKUuiKiuivut (uuiauvu, uu-
flniihed and spoiled,) the number Issued during
the week and tbe number available for issue; all
M tolled stamps to be destroyed by the agent or
the Department In tbe preienoe or tbe contractor
or bis representative or otherwise diiposed of, as
the Postmaster General may direct.
The contract will he awarded on the bails of
the number of the several kinds o stamps Issued
during tbe fiscal year ending June 39,1570, as
1, Number ot stamps tor use ofthe
pu bllo C91,T,K0
i. Number of official sumps for use of
the Executive Departments 17tBSi,o6
& Number of new (paper and periodical
amtelv. tbe bidders statlnir In tbelrnroDOli.il
price per thousand itaraps, including everything
required to be done or furniihed,aiiet forth In this
advcrtlsementt and the contract will be awarded
as awbole to the loweit reiponilble bidder in the
aggregate, tbe amount ofa old to be ascertained
hv fxiftmtlnir the above liiuel at the nrlfles bid
respectively, and then aggregating tho amounts
orthe three several Items. Itmuit be under
tood, however, that proposals made under thd
advertisement shall Include all the stamps
needed by the Department durlug the contract
term, without reierence to th above luuei.
Should the use of any or the above kinds oTitamps
be discontinued during the contract term, the
contractor will not be entitled to damages on ac
count of suoh discontinuance.
Each proposal roust be signed by the individual
or partneriblp making It, and when mode by a
partnership, the name of each partner thereof
must be disclosed and It muit be accompanied by
a guaranty, signed by at least two responsible
guarantor, mat 1110 umucr u. wi.uiu im
days alter being called upon to do so, execute a
contract to furnlib promptly, and In quantities as
ordered, the article or articles to be furulihed by
him, tho rciponiibillty and lufflclency ol the
signers to such guaranty to be certified to by the
puitmasteror United States attorney whore the
bidder resides) and In such oontract the con
tmctor and hla sureties shall covenant and agree
that in case tho sa'd contractor shall full to door
perform all or any) I the covenants, stipulations
and agreements of i ild oontract on the part of
the snld contractors be performed, as therein
set forth, the said contractor and his sureties
shall forfeit and pay I tthe Unite-1 States or
America the sum i twt. nunorea tnouianauoi
ion, for which raid forfeiture tbe said 'contractor
and his sureties shall be jointly and severally
liable, as liquidated damages, to be sued for in
tbe name or the United States.
ir tbe bidder to whom the ;flnt award may be
made should fall to enter Into a oontraot, as here
In provided, then the award maybe annulled,
end the contract let to the next lowest respon
sible bidder, ifnot deemed too high by tbe Post
master General, and so on until the required eon.
tract Is executed! and such next loweit bidder
shall be required to fulfill every stipulation em
braced herein, as IT be were the original party to
whom the contract was awarded.
The contract will also provide that II at any time
during it contlnuanco the sureties shall die, or
become Irrepponilble. the Postmaster General
shall have the right to require additional and
sufficient sureties, which the contractor shall
furnlib to the acceptance or the Postmaster Gen.
eral within ten days alter notice t and In default
thereof, tbe contract may bo annulled.
The Postmaster General reserves the rliht to
I reject any and all bids it, In bis julsmcnt, th
Interest ef the Government requires Ht alio the
right to aannl the contract ir, la his opinion,
there shall be a failure at anytime to perform
faithfully any of Its stipulations, or In ease of a
willful attempt to Impost upon the Department
stamps Inferior to those required by the eon
Payments ror stamps actually tuned and de
livered will be mate quarterly, after proper ex
amination and adjustment of accounts.
CONTRACT NOT ASSIUNARLE.
The contract cannot, tn any case, be lawful ly
transferred or assigned.
Should the Interest or the Government require,
the contract may be extended beyond tbe time
named, not exceeding three months, by order of
the Poatm aster-General, and the contract prices
and all condition a herein set forth shall govern In
such extended contract,
All proposals must be made on the blank forms
furniinea by the Department, securely enveloped
and sealed, Indorsed on the back "Propoeala for
Portage Stamps," and addresaed to the Third As
sistant Postmaster.Ueneral, Washington, D, C.
J AH. N. TYNEft,
JiD0.TuF4w Poet master-General.
T9R0P0SALS OR MATERIAL.
NAVY PAY OFFICE, )
Ho. 421 OriMTi-rjT strut, i
PniLADXLriiiA, iebruary T, 1S77. )
Sealed Proposals In duplicate, endorsed. l'ro
posals, Uureau Yards and Docks," will be re
received at this office until FRI DAY, at 1 o'clock
f. xr., February 16, 1877, for furnishing and de
iverlng at tbe United States Navy yard. League
Island, free of all expense to tbe Government,
subject to the approval or the Commandant, tbe
articles embraced in the following classes:
CLASS NO 1.
B,coo board ft. 1 in. lit Com. W. P. Hoards.
,oco " lif.n.lit "
2J,ooo Ijm. id e in w.
1,0 0 1U In. 31 "
lu coo " 1 in. M "
All to be 18 feet long and seasoned.
8,000 boards ft, w. P. joists, 4 by e In. 34 feet
long, and .
0,0(0 W. P. lattfi or the best quality.
l,ao board ft.:, la. black walnut plank,
too board ft, 8 In, black walnut plank.
1,000 board ft, l)ln. butternut boards.
AU to be 13 to 13 feet long, best quality and
10,ouo board R. W. P. scantling. 4 bye In., 14 ft.
long, of good quality and well seasoned.
To be delivered immediately,
CLASS No. 2.
8,000 board fUY. P. scantllng.8 by 9 In. 18 ft.
long, best quality, entirely Iree from sap
0,000 board ft. Y. V. boards, 1 In. thick.
4,ww lWln. "
8,0.0 " plank.sio.
1,U tt ti it s in, i
All to be of extra quality, not less than
18 ft. long knd well seasoned.
S,CO0 board ft. Y. P. boards, U In. thick, 16 to
20 ft. long, extra quality and well sea
soned. To be delivered Immediately.
CLASS NO. 3.
T8,CO0 pressed tirlcks, straight, of uniform dark
color, h by 4 by 2 inches boat quality, to
te.OCO pressed bricks, straight, or uniform light
color, S'4 by 4 by 'JU inches, best quality,
41, too pressed bricks, moulded to 82 dlflerent
forms, of uniform dark color, of the best
quality, each to form and dimensions as
per drawing, to sample to be delivered tn
good condition. Tbe deliveries to com
mence on or before the first day of May
and be made as rapidly as required and
completed on or before tbe first day of
Rids will only be received from manufacturers
or dealers In tho articles required, and for the
whole of each class, Tbe right Is reserved to re
ject any bid that may not be deemed advanta
geous to the UovernmcnL Responsible security
will be required ror the faithful delivery of the
above In conformity with the stipulations on tbe
blank forms for bids, to be had at this office
otherwise bids will not be entertained.
febo ray Inspector U. S. Navy.
"DR0P0SAL3 FOR MANILA HEMP.
i Ai.r iTRur.tnwTun,
ProDoials. sealed and Indorsed "Pronoials for
Manila Hemp," will b received at this office
until MONDAY, February 28, at 12 o'clock m,
for furnishing twenty tons.of 2,24) pounds per ton,
Manila Hemp at th Charlestown Navy Yard,
subject there to th usual Inspection and Gov
bamples or the quality required can be seen at
the Commandant's Office at tbe said Nary Yard,
where all Information can be obtained.
Two satisfactory sureties must accompany the
bid, guaranteeing a faithful execution of the
The prlceof tbe Hemp must Include Its delivery
at tbe Charlestown Nary Yard. All Hemp re
jected must be removed at the risk and expense
ofthe bidder, and It will be at bis rlak until re
moved. Rlank forms for proposals can be had on appli
cation at this office. G. E. THORNTON
feS Pay Inspector U. S. N .
BOOKS AND TATIOaEaVT.
RF.CX1VKD THIS MOANING
Cor. Four-aiid-a-balf street and Pcnmylvauaave,
Abuc Warwick, lly tbe" author of Sylvia's Choice.
Weaver and Welti or. Love that HathualuUll
Net, Uy Mlia Draddon.
Lovelnld'encai, Uy KUenOlney.
Ihe Due hen of KoKmary Lane. Uy Tarjeon,
ITelen'a ttabteit Annala or a Raby. and Heme
other Rabid, Very Like Heleu'a, only more so.
Noe. Letter and Cap paper,
Envelopes, reus and Penctls.
of all sorts aud
veryfoweit prices, aud oftbo best quality fortbe
TJOOKS. JUST RECEIVED. ROOKS.
ROOKS, ROOKS, ROOKS.
A Huort History or the English People, by J. R.
Uret f 78
Central Africa, by Col. U. V. Long 2
Turktitan. hj Kugene ecnuyler. 2 vols. ......... 8 00
Bfacaulay's Life and Letters, by 0. 0. Trcvrl- .
yan 1 75
AlrlncfMor Ibule, by Wm. Ulack ISO
aiadcan Molet, by Wm. Black 160
Tbe Barton Experiment, by the author of u
Helen's liable..' rlotb... 100
Harold, a Drama, by Alfred Tennyson 1 DO
Boyd's Washington City Directory, 177 8 00
ALL THE NEW NOVELS RECEIVED AS
BUUH AS 1'UUX.iailX.ll.
NEW LAW ROOKS.
Abbott's United btalei Pracl Ice, vol. 1, third edi
tion 17 SO
Dia-est or the Law of Insurance, by U. B, Ban
sum, .,,.,... ......... ,..,,....... 8 00
Tbe Law of Damages, bylieorge W. Field 0 75
United btatea Buureme Court Reports, Otto.
vol. :. ; i oo
Freeman on Kxecutlou .... 7 )
Tbe Electors' Manual, by C. tt. tt hitman 80
Any of the alore books sent bv malt, poitpald,
upon receipt of the prlio named, by
iv, ii. 8. o. hTmorrison,
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-No, 47a PinnsyWanla avenue,,
ftl.tf Waahlngtoo. D. U.
AOSPLL HYMNS. NO, 2, PY PLISS AND
Bund ay tkhool Muilo Rooks.
Teachers Bibles, all ityles and at all prices.
Aids to tbe Btudy or the International Lesions,
tJabbath Hcriool Libraries furnished with all tho
lateiland butBOUKd at the same prices as In New
'k WM. BALLANTYNE.
laga-tf 4M BevuBth street.
Almanache dr tlotba. 1877 t-
llieMaktraorriorcnee. Mrs. Ollpuanl 1
Adventurta of Tom bawyir, Illustrated au
thor's edition ..
In.lcx to Atlantic ilontnly. ISM to U77.... :
A Book of Poems. BrJotin W, tiaawlck..l( !
Kojd'a wasiiington iiinctory, mi , , ovu
Oold and Debt, Alook on tlnante. Edward
Fawftlt 1 73
Mrcoftbel'rliico Consort. Vol.11 2 00
lit. taker's Almanac, JS77 ,. ,. .M
Itamblesandlitudleilii Urevee. Maliaffy 2 2S
A large assorlnieot of mlKUIamoiiibook , bound
In clotb. reduced EO cents each. Also, an assort
ment of Clironio Texts and Flowers at greatly re
duced prlus. SOIiOMONa oiIAPMAN,
Agents Lawrence's 1'nre Linen Papers,
JinH-tf Sll l'enniylvanla avenue.
foil SALE Ott KENT.
1 A HQ N STREET, NEAR THE CIRCLE
Xtt-VO For Bale or Rent Lie ven-room house,
finely frescoed and finished from top to bottom) en-
uruy new, iuuii H""iM,,,q i n 51
YTT A T O 11 E B .
AMERICAN, ENtlLiail AND SWISS
AMKU1UAN, KNUI.UU AND HWIrf-J
BY ALL THE M08T CELKBKATED MAKEUS,
A Urge siiorfmcntai very low prl ces,
JalTtf ' M. W. GALT, PRO k 00
CARROLL INSTITUTE-GRAND LITER
aryaad mnaleal entertainment at Taitraadg
ii an on a uoi'A i t r.mnu, r rnraary 14,
rrpjrramme Addreaa, JUv. father Dinah an. O.
P.f readme by l'rof. John Tweedale, Halpb Jef
feracn. and P, J Donahue Atuileal nart, ender
direction of Prof, rcramtw-u, inclmlfa tome ef
trie beat talent In the cltr. Ticket, wcenti. The
plane used on tblaoeeaalonbae bee, llndlv for
alehedbyJ. T, KlllatCo. fdrg.
T INCOLN HALL-ABBOTT.
MR. rn VIVO HAS THE HONOR TO Alt
Ofthe Seceeiaful Prima Donaa, Mini ImHA
ON Tuesday F.VENiNu. rknnu.AnTix, at I,
AitUtrdbrthe follow! nr Talent I
810Nf)RnitHIMOLl. TheBennwnf?d Teaer-
JIB. W. R flAMC Tbe DIUovnihed iMmlit.
I H. Xkt 1L BKI r KHT.... ..The Violin Vlrtnoio,
MIt.C, K, PItATT.,.AccompanUta-id Compoiir.
Admliilonll. Reiervt-d avau l extra.
Theaale of aeata eomineneea Saturday, Xenra
ary 10, at -Meiars. AlctaeroU Co.'s Maile;
Jbiekerlni piano uied at Abbott concerts
AVENUE VARIETY THEATRE,
-eleventh itrcttand rconiyivanlaave.
RRARD UATINER KNTrRTAlNMCNT
CORrORAN MAllhlLT HfUir-lUIUHV.
Corrierof Heventhandi. TIIURODAY AttTKK-
NUON, at StlOo'elork. Tlraetn 3 rents. Come
and help tbe poor. One or tbe beat bilh or the
LLP THE POOR I
For the benefit of ihtil'iiuit, undrlheaniplces
ofthe Vrrmontaenur ' hrtMr.n hnrch, at Lin
c ,1a Rail, onMUNDAYLVrMINU, Ft-bruarr 12,
Dooraorwn at T o'clock. Coinmrtifli' at rlck.
The Great III h Comedian,
tn bis InlmlUbt Irish play, the
JUST ARRIVED AND UN EX1UIUT1UN
HARLOW'S ART OALLERY,
1225 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE.
f'icture, wih mr
It Wfll ria l-ll
Full atoch arrived for th llollldaya, tttatnary.
y low era, Iottbea,Trartparenelcp,Ae.
frames attached for Cabinet and 4 art)
art .1 Vlilu
n u iau ira iuuii uiiuiiiui luau dpi 1 linilDE,
Water-Color Drawing. Riigraviueor rine Fboto
graph? Call and examine our atock, which Is one
oftbelargrit la America. ( nrd, Mrt Na1la,Ae.,
for Picture barglr g. I'leiarii packed and ihlpped.
Frame a of all klnda made to order, i'alnungs
elean'd and varnlhd. dertT
rdPERIAL HOTEL R1LLIARD ROOM,.
J mt opened with tight new tablt-M Phelao 4k
loiirnaercaaDioiiB. rf. D, 1'll.KUB,
Old No. )
7th Hr. I
( Ttb St.
ju a iv n i a - o i
No. 439 Seventh atrert. IwiwMn D and X streets.
-I.K ,1AH AUB ll.lfl V.IIob.I k-l
Choice Oil PalBtlDga, rTtgravlnga, Cbromoa, Ac.
Alan, lararal tnfk nf I'ltvrtiin.lnri Winrtn
. vji " :t""." "M ''" "
Bbadea, Plcinree, Fratma, Picture Cordaab'd Taa
Pleaae rr?nmbvrname end number.
"TTERY REST PRICES PAID FOR
ROOTS, SHOES, he..
AT JUSTH'S OLD STAND,
419 D s'rrct northwest,
Orders by mall promptly att-ndjd to. jaS-tf
XT- UNION REVIVAL, UNDER THE
auiplcra of tho Young Coavrrta, at Ht. Paul'
hurch, corner Eliventh and II atroeunnrthweat.
XACH DAY. at 13 m , and KVKRY EVEN1NO,
at7 30 o'clock. All are Invited. fetf
wtjni ta1 r iXrTs e r vie esre vTcrnt
WkLD.of Balttmore. -4111 preach In Unitarian,
bnrcli. corner ef sixth and D alrcata northweat.
Lbuaday mornlni, at It o'clock a. n. Kev. . Key
f nolda, of Concord, alaa , evening, at 7.M n. m.
a-vening aervice aean in . raw
eREV. WM. TAYLOR, LATELY OF
India, formally the great nret pr-acner of Cali
fornia, will preach In ibv Mtbedtit Cbarcbeaof
tbe Dls'rlct according to the following pro
February 11, Sabbath. 11a. ra., Voundry,
Si'Op. m MeKendree.
Tiwp. to.. Wrorgotowu,
12, Mondat,7.jnr. m.,Twftbit. s,c.
is, Tneada). 7.30 p. m.. Union.
ll, Wedmatlay, 7.p m ,Mrtronolltan
IS, Ibursday, 7.3up. in., It viand.
S-U11UKCII OF THE EPirilANY, U
treet, between Thlrfii nth and Fourlei4ith, lUv.
William Parrt, l. 1. rector Rer. Xriiun R.
Roia, anlitant. tunday a-rvlrca Holy commu
nion, 8 a, m.t HoDder thool, SJOa. m,i morning
service ana ttrmon. ur.. i
mnn. Vt.ln n In. Al tho 11
and visitors will be na'ed ai the cloe of tbe
l'sauer, Aiii.m. aua.iuip. m. mere wiu a
amnle acconimodallon. fclO
JBVACARD-TO ALL WHO ARE 8UF-
ferlng from tbe errora aid Indiscretions of youth,
nervous weakness, rally dicay, lots of inannood,
Ac. 1 will send a recite thai will cure you. gUaF.
OF CHAltUK. Thli atet remedy waa dltcoverrU
by a inlulon ary In Ffulh America, hmdaseir
addreisrd rnvrlore to tl.f Rev, Josxril T, 1NMAN,
button D, Bible House. cw York city, Ja28-Sm
JW-Y . M O. A .
AT I 30 tyCLOCB,
IN LINCOLN HALL,
Mnslc bv Y. M. C. A. qnartette. CongrtgaUonal
singing, led by cornet and organ, ja24
mr .8 PER SET, EITHER JAW, HY DR.
A. hi. C. Welscnborn, Dentist, Mo. SOS Fourteenth
atreet northwest i also Hold Fillings done at r-aaoe-
able prices aud satisfaction given, Jij-tf
JB7-S. GOLDSTEIN fc CO.,
LOAN AND COMMISSION SiKOKEKS.
LOAN AND COMMISSION PHUKEUS.
LOAN AND COMMISSION RROKLRS.
LOAN AND COMMISSION PROKERS.
FSTARL1SHED IN 1BC2.
ESTARLD-HED IN 1M2.
1HTARLIMIED IN 1832.
ESTADUSHED IN 1882.
Northeast Corner or Tenth and D streets.
Northeast Corner of Tenth and D streets.
Northeast Corner cf Tenth and 1) streets.
North ait Corner of Tenth and D streets.
PRIVATE ENTRANCE ON TENTH ST.
PRIVATE ENTRANCE ON TENTH ST.
PRIVATE ENTRANCE ON TENTH BT.
PRIVATE ENTRANCE ON TENTH ST,
Liberal Adrtnceimadeon Personal Property
to any amount sd for any time desired on very
Also, Goods sold on Com minion
A large stock or Goods on hand, (new and second-hand,)
sold very low ror cash. jsft-tr
DTltY MI X I URN'S
TTITH THEIR BUPIHinn
UUDA AND MINERAL WATERS
un airsu-jni mn iua ear.
1C 1'a. avtuu. near WUlard's Hotel.
jr?-FLUID LIGHTN1NO EXCELS ANY
remedy tur known fcr tbe Imuedlate rnre of
Neuralgia. Headache, Ac bold at C'ougnlin'a
Temple Drug tttore. oci4
Back. Ac, Instantly
ntngls applied, bold
PAIN IN THE SIDE,
dlsappearwben Fluid Light
at CoughUn'a Drug more,
PRESCRIPTIONS PREPARED AT
Coufhlln'e Temple Drug Store, F anrt Ninth
s'revta, at moderate prices. itpft-U
XT FRENCH, ENGLISH AND DOMESTIO
Aruclea for ladlia toilet uie at Cougblln'sToaple
Drug Btore. sepft-U
XT- HUMPHREY'S SPFGIFIOS, POND'S
Extract, Homeopathic Medlclnea, aold at Tcmole
Drug btore, W and NUib treM. spfl-tf
TEETH PER SET. EITHER JAW,
bv Dr. A. Pratt, graduate of Ohio I'oltrae of Den
tal Uursery. and of tbe Kuih Medical College, Chi
cago, 401 tfovcnlh street. tatt aide, comtrofD,
b.Air acting children' ten h. ascents. Jcll-tf
-bOlT CORNS -OAI-L PR0M1TLY
on Dr. t-CHULTZ, vox torner Ninth atreet and
1'enniylvanla avenue) up etalrs. No. 11, Boft
corns are always seated titween tbe toes, and are
called so from their btlrg at all times In a damp,
moist itate, 1 bey are not oulr exceedlnyly pain
ful, but often dangerous. Prof, . wlUon. of
London, layst "On oneoccstlon 1 examined a soft
corn which bad eaten In (bebones aud produced In
flammation In tbe J ol at. Diseased bone originating
In soft corns Is of bo Infrequent ocevrrence." Dr.
Ujlr.Hi Pf aritilia (if l.drna Itiinlnna. Malla.
IAe , pilnlrti and effectual certified. fir twenty
years. Call tre loo laic. 1" - uoia