THE NATIONAL REPUBLICAN. MONDAY MORNING. FEBRUARY 12. 1877.
LIFE IN WASHINGTON.
HKETCBE1 ABOUT TUB GITT DT
Secretary Morrill snffereil Irom a iUfct
till yestarday morning, but at a late boar last
nigbthe had entirely recovered from It and bis
rendition wii slowly Improving.
An Odd Fellow's Fnneral.
The fnneral of Mr. J. W. SeyboH took
place yesterday afternoon from hla Ute residence.
No. litl Pennsylvania arcane northwest, and waa
attended by a large delegation from Wish la ton
Lodge No. . I. . o, r of which decraaed wm a
wab'f. Tho funeral aertfee. were conducted by
Rev. Mr, Kelly, or tht roarth Presbyterl-a
Chare, after waku the proceMloa Moved to ibe
Cengrvaeienel cemetery, where ibe Interment took
Hob, Alexandr U. fitephena Slxty-Mlk
"Thla la tbntlxty.flfth birthday of Georgia'!
great 'Commoner. Contrary to general expee
tatlonsoneweek ego.Mr. Stepheni hat lived to
to witness the return of tbli anniversary of Ml
birth with assurances ofa speedy recovery, HU
condition It io much batter to-day that ha ac
knowledge himself. Tor tbo flrit time tinea hlf
late MTtro Illness, that ho li better."
Ther are tbo word ofa note tea In tbo offlfe
cf tbe National Hotel lent night, by Mr. Culver
JI. Stephens, private eecretary, tor the in form a
ion of reporters.
A Novel BntertaJ anient by the Ladle of the
Mrs. .Ur.Newmaneud tbo ladleiof the Metro.
nolltanChunh aro preparing a pleasant enter
tainment for tbclr friend and the lltore who may
bclntbcfllr to attend tbe Inauguration, Tbey
will have a TnrlUh basear, Chinese restaurant,
Japanese teahouse, American and .Trench bataar.
Vienna bakery and annex. Mow England kitchen,
andln fkrt, aiinoitarrprodaetlooor the great ex
hlMtlon att'b.Udrldh.a, with nameroaa eupposed
ln,protuenlBand addition, ThUrtleplay will bo
opened In the lltlrotolltiu M. E. Church, corner
roar-end-HatfendU strut t, on the evenlnrsor
the Z7th and Sun Instant, andcloee with a ir-niilon
ortiiUiimrr, Kuthort. )Heuant wtrrlorsat Lin
coln Halt, ou tbe evmlor of March lit.
An Infant' Tumble
White Mn.J. W. Payson, reetoln,?; on Mary
land avenge near Klerenth atrcet, waa talking to
an acquaintance from a eteond etcry window Sat
urday night, an absent-minded baby wblcb she
waa holding, becoming deeply Interested In the
ecn venation, gave a spring from Ita mother's
armi aed struck ont Into etherialspeee like tbe
dumpy cherubs on the fancy aide of a ten cent
valentine. The baby's head wai heavier than
any other part ot Ita anatomy, and tbe entire In
fant sought the centre ol the earth with a ve
locity wblcb wonld bare prorod fetal, bad not tbe
lady friend on tbe sidewalk caught It In her arma,
and restored It to tbe mother. The conversation
wasrmpended during tbla exhibition of lofty
The L. K. II, Clnb.
An tDjijble party waa given by yonnr ladlee of
the Wel MiA to the LK. It. CUb, iMt Frlday
r-rnlir t tbe rcilsleiic of Mrs. atltbarn. No.
im1I frtt. ana'roHuiof wblcb waa crowded on t
of cturdyki Hli'i'hlh ah, Amo.i.g tbe young
Ikdlta pn-fvnt wre aIUii Lulu JoltnMin, J-n
y.iiprour. f tare UmiU-. atar Own, MtUe itc Don
Kid, t.U(hmart, Mmul uhepmali, Katlo Carroll,
ktltrta Unttt, lUnle Cowing, Kidddi Aoble. Her
Cbanilltr. lirrtha Llnnry eof EiniuaMaen. Tbc
!onn Inaka wtrvcaialUml by the membcniof the
.. K.ILi lubi Mr-ira. Ulaude It. Zppoiie. H. ',
icillott It.liury tail, rraak M. l)nWlltrrf 1"
Kartonand U. . I'rrot: aal Mesr. Harry fexo.
(Iille.hcdlcro rrenk MarUn, Irini Bbrraiin!
Zack Luckvv. M CUrgtlt, Artbnr Jdey, Barton
After hlddlir Mra. MUbnrn adieu, the gnrata
at a late honr tiliprrwd. well atlfld wltb their
Tbe affair wi iimttr the manarcment of tbe
rtiarmlar allta Lulu Jbmon, to wbom eretllt M
tlecfvrarranitlnK one or the plcaMutCktvicuta of
I be aoclai atan.
The flnt number of the SUNDAY NA
TIONAL REPUBLICAN will be liiucdnext
But d ay mornluffj
The Relief road.
The proper method of distributing tbe fund ap
proprlatrd by Congrcaa for the relief of the poor of
tbeDletrict, soaato reach tboae wbo are moit In
need and mcitwortbyof relief, has been Ibeaubjccl
of conalderabl dlscuslon. The Belief Con minion,
and thennoceroBS cherlUble ergenlxatlone which
hBbrafap rrctntlj. hare been looked to aa tbe
cbaaneia tlirouh; wiilli nlief should ne ad
inlnlatexrd. tfaniury Ufll.-er Cornell haiauhmUted
JS J?111:1" ri?.fiw dUtrlbuttngthe fund
throuab the police. Hit la eUimed tbat tbepMlce
ffleere are brought in contact with the poor on
ihUrbcat". and that they can eatW .UwrlmlnK
between the worthyend tbe unworthy, Rud would
te more lliely to detect Impoiltlmt then other,
carhofflccrbclg a.le arcountai.le fir thn poor
on hie brat. By tbla method tbe fund will not tw
Tbipolli. made tUrtr.two arrest, durlni Sat
iroaj ami Batsrdaj Ujiu
Th. Folic. Commliiton.rl TCitertlay paU aa
cfflelalTlalt toUiflmeral pollc, atatlon liouiea.
Mr. P. T. Dodga has bean unanimously
dect.4 Prcitdcnt of th. Totomao Uoal Club,
Tic. cot Jooeitrci!tsed.
An alarm or Sra wal Itnik from nor IIS ihorU
IT irtor noon ycttrdar on .count or tti. batnlnz
r th. roor or tha loui. No. nil, EloTcntU
ttr.,i Tae damat. waa f lljtt.
Toe Stat, Fenclblci ana tbe Wlccacoo
LCKlon of rnlladtphla, are arranaiacr to par
tleipate m the e.remonltf attendloa to. Inaacn.
ration or Frertdtnt-eleci Hju.
Tbe alarm or Br. rron bi (4, abant ten .'clock
Satnrdar nliht, wai c.uiej br tb. .ipioiion or a
coal oil lamp lntbeboute or Jobn Klne. 1931,
itreet, routbwcit. Nodauate.
The Dlitrlct Commlsiloncn haro reoneateil
tbe Ltalnccr or the Dlitrlct to bare tbe exit.
and itaira ortbe Motonlo Temple and Lincoln
llall Impected and Immediately attended to.
Col. Timothy Labejr, Water Regl.trar.hae
erganlied a rorce or men tbat will atari ont thla
mornlnz for tbe pnrpoio or cottlnn off tbe watir
trcra private premliea where tbe rent bai not
An efflcer of the Fourth preelnct, T.Rterdar
anernoen. round a dead colored male Inrant
wrapped In rail Inthealler between 21th and
(tit t nrtucate of burial.
The Dlelrlct Artillery Companyhai tp.
Jointed a committee to make arranttmenti for
ball, the proceed, to be applied rortbe benefit
ot cannonlcr Woodw.rtb, wbo wal Injured In
Bring a taint, on Judiciary Square, In Noreaiber
A printer named J, F. Moore, Saturday
W !.'. " ' fre Matthew Caiton,
wElle the latter wa, attindlni; tbe play at the
National Theatre, lloore wai arreited wbll.
tt.mptingr t. pawn tbe coat In a ibon In tbo
WUllam Morrla, a hotel thief, arreited
F' Wf7 ""Ped from tbe Police headquarterl
tulldlnt Saturday mornlna;, by dropplag rrom a
?Jni!ow.;f wat" eloietln the lecond itory er
the building. Into the rear yard, whence be eailly
made hi, way to O Itreet. 11. wai captured be.
ore reaching Fonr.and-a.Hair itreet and wal
arterwanll committed to Jail by Judge Mnell.
.Am"'' ""'?.. '."? tna gentleman at tde
Baltimore and Ohio depot, Saturday night, con
taining tbe gcntlemen'ilwallow.tall coat land tbe
S!" trmenti of hi, bridal troileau, ralucd at
1. The thlerwai afterwardi arreited. Tbe
Jeatlcman wai la baite to reach Chliago to mi.
kL'.'.vfV'ff ement wltb a y.ung lady,
bat thli Incident cauied a rerloui delay, ai tbe
Jan bVritunid0 """ '" ""' '"'"" "" '""
The flrit Bomber of the SUNDAY NA.
T IONAL REPUBLICAN wUl be lnucdneit
A FBMAI.lt WAIF.
Abandoned nil tb. step, of s Church.
Another penon li Jeitlned to Journey
through lire without tho pleaiuro ol knowing to
whom ih, 1, Immediately Indebted for her eilit.
nce. It li a girl. Officer llyram found It at the
root or tbe itepi liadlng up to St. Matthew'!
Church, about tour idook yeiterday morning.
iS."!!."?".', , d? C,J' ni1 drened In a
umber or dlmlnutlre garment!, suitable to Iti
extreme youth. On tbo orenklrt wai pinned an
nrelope addreiiM "To tbe nnder ol my poor lit-
ilf,. -V.J,'-"'101" """"'l the iJllowlng
note, written In a coarse, maicullne band:
. . WAsmvuTo-f, rebrnsrrto.
M y the gond person Mle wis little onrl on wKom
Ibis note I. round, .ii.l k,.p , tr po,lil" as III"
;li,rou. aud rthcyar. aot.blu to proiloe tor
lias their own. lilcasuplac.ltinMt Auus Asrluni.
il ask Hie liit.n to csll bcr Fanny, "r""".
It Is all a poor, unfurtu.at. ,1,1 ran .kk. and
when alia li able will subrrlbe her uille to tlin sup.
port er lb, whole Institution, MOTH an.
Th. officer had passed by tbe church steps not
twenty rnlnutei before, at which time there wai
so ilgm or the Inrant. Ai be approached the
ctepi a leoond time, a carriage poised him and
drore rapidly away, and hi! theory li that tho
occupants of that carriage left the oaby there.
The obleot or tbe parties In tearing It on the
steps of tho church waa nndonbtcdly to baro It
picked up by seme ono attending early mass.
- Mri.Ewbank. lady residing In tfiOTlclnllty,
took charge or tho waif until day. Itboreser.
cral marks of neitleet at birth, and medical aid
wai inmmoned. In the morning It wai taken to
St. Ann'i Infant Asylum and formally Installed
aa an Ininato. It cannot be stated posltlrely
whether th. mother Is doing as well as could bo
"Pected or noli but If the note Is In her hand
writing, It can be safely said that she Is quite
etroog and Tigonus, and In a fair way of speedy
lecorery. ' '
Before Chief Justice Cartter.
Archer l'ancost Manufacturing Co. Ta. A.
It. Shepherd! an action on ererdue promissory
notes for 3,tt.O. The defendant pleaded want oi
S roper notice; tbe Jnry failed to agree, and wae
Ischarged. t'atherln. Tyler Tl. tlaltlmore and
Fotomae Kallroad Co.t an action for damages In
eS,oto, for breaking plaietlire arm while attempt.
Ing to gat on a train. Tbe Jnry was respited un.
til this morning. F. A. Darnellle Tl. Wm. 1'.
lllekst an action on orerdo. promissory note for
llto, with Interest thereont Judnment by detanlt.
Wm. B. Moses ts. bylranui Oleasont an aetlon
for goods sold and deUTrred, amounting to 1004.18;
Judgment by default. Neale Tl. Benderi an ae
lion on orerdn. promls.ory notest Jodg.
ment 1st aside, ana reinstated 6n calender.
Keen i llagerty ts. If. T. lllekst an action on
notes and account f3r ealLXl. Judgment by de
fault Theljahrandt & McDowell store Oo., of
Md, Tl. II. T. lllekst an action on orerdu,
promissory not.i for 1247.81, with Interest
thereont lodgment by default. Acker, Merrill
f. Condlt To. A, V. S. Smith: aa action
on overdue promissory note for .101.89; Indg.
ment by default. Tnoe. Bmerson'e Sons ea. Dons
It Aahleyi an action on aeeount for 1024; Judg.
ment by default. M. U. Uopeland ts. M. J.
Wlard; an action on account for 122,U!judg.
rasnt by derault. Wm. M. Ualt H Co. Ts.
Augustus Deris A. AugustnsDaTts, Jr:an action
Ionvrrroue promiaaorynoiee tor ,20?, witn inter
est thrreoni Judgment for want or asulhclent
Befbre Jadg, SnelL
Wm. Stent was itood un before hli Honor,
charged with the mnrder er Charlea Ilogne, th.
peneil pedler, on tbe night of the 1st instant.
The testimony waa the lame ai tbat published In
tbe HaruBLicAlf, taken at the ooroner'l Inquest,
with tbe addition or that or two women named
Annie Wilson and Jane Lewis, to wbom he ac
knowledged baring assisted In committing the
crime. lie was sent to jail to await tbe action or
tbo grand Jnry. Cobert Campbell and Dayld
Martin, tbe two young men who gare testimony,
were held In the mm or era eeob, ai wltrc?sei.
Court Calender for To-Day,
CmcriT OorRT, before Cbler Justice Cartter.
No. 111. Cluis. use. fee.. Tl. District 01 Unlumbl.t
L Slo, Domer vs. Fumphreyt S22, Idrlngstone ts.
I Seymour: 2V4, Drown k Wallace Ta, Straining lb
a iumu; UJ, ueiu, us., jonoson TB. 1-ranS 227,
Iloltsman vs. Merrtmon; 229, Lane Ta. Cox; 234.
llall ts. I'latt: 231, United States, us. orilced et
al. tb. Thomrs et al.t zcv, Kldd fc Hrlstow ts.
Ubergt 240, Crcswell et. al. Tl Kelsoo; 212, Mul-
uvuu m, ..ri if, v.Ulll. k0, 1-CDSUHrg .( ai TS.
Cbimixalcocrt, before Judge Mao Arthnr.
John U. Chapman, aelllng lottery tickets:
Frederick Welilck, murder; Mooel Jonoi,
larcenyi Albert Cumberland, assault; Alex.
Brown, assaultr Kdward l'oweil assault
wllh Intent to kill: TLhos. Fottar, keeping
place for sale of lottery tickets; Samuel Bulge
ley, keeping place for sale or lottery tickets;
TLomas Rutherford, aeet.lng place for salo 01
A IlItUTAI. CF.1MK.
A Colored Slan Oatrag., at Yoantc Girl.
An outrage was committed upon a mula'to
girl, thirteen years or age, nau.ed Mary Neal, by
a man or her own color named W. II. Thompson,
Saturday night. The young gtrl was left alone
In tbe house No. 102, Four-and-helf street south.
west, while her motherwent to market. Thomp
son, who had beeu watcblogajble chance,
slipped Into tbe bouse, and after a
search found tbe girl In a bed.room,
and by choking her be accomplished hie purposo.
Her screams attracted the attention ot the
nclxblors, Lut Thompson escaped from the
building. Ihnmpson was yesterday arrested by
DetectlTCI MoDerlttand McKlfresb, and locked
uplntb. first precinct Stat on rem hearing In
the l'ollce Court today. The girl Is In a preca
rious condition. Thompson Is a brutal and rero.
clone looking men, about thirty yctte or age, and
ofa bright copper color.
Secretary Chandler glrca a large dinner to
morrow. Becretary Fish entertains gentlemen only at
Tbe Spanish Minister will giro a large dinner
The last evening reception of tbe Missel Itlggl
takca place thla evening.
Mrs, Bloomer's last dancing reception takes
place to-morrow afternoon.
T1,5,r,.A,.,.I-..olob '' private party at
Washington Hall this evening.
Got. Fcnlon'e daughter is expected at tbe
Biggs llouse the first or tbe week,
Mrs. Ward will entertain a number or young
people with a german to-morrow evening.
The Qarrlck Club lave Issued cards rr tbe
first or a series or social hops, to tako place on
A phantom party In aid or the St. John's Mite
Society will be given at Masonle Temple on Tnes.
day evening, Don. but those In ghostly garb will
be allowed to enter the hall.
Prof.Mirlnra annual ilaltt'Aanf'iCoifums
will take place tc.morrow evening, it Is a beau,
tirul sight upon theso occasions to see the little
ones, clad In raner dresaea. enlnvin'r thm.
The reception at tho Wood Mansion this crcn
ing will undoubtedly bo a brilliant affair. Mr.
J. il. Small. Jr., tbe eminent florat artist, has
been engaged for tho decorations, which will bo
unique tr design and raro In quality.
We are pained to record tbo death or Miss S.
E. Torler, a beautirul and gifted young lady,
end formerly quite wealthy. Tier funeral took
place on Saturday afternoon from the Church or
the Incarnation, and was attended by a large cir
cle or frlenda.
Senator Hamlin gare a fish breakfast yesterday
morning at the Biggs tUouse to Messrs. Blaine,
Hale and others of tbe Maine delegation. The
principal dish was Iske trout, Mr. Hamlin harlng
receive 1 a fine lot on Saturday rrnn mends In hu
The last or the series or germanl given by tho
Washington Club takes place to-night. These
germansbare been very Buccessrul this winter,
and bare been attended by tbo or society.
I'robably tbe one given this evening will bo the
largest and most brilliant or th. season.
The masquerade party given by tho T. C. C.
Clnb to Hobart Brooks, at bll residence, ell It
street was a perfect success. There wero many
unique characters, some or the more noticeable
being the "Centennial Tramps," taken by Messrs.
llnley and Stewart: "Ohost," by Miss Ellen
Jones; "Sam ratcb,"by Hobart Falke; "Old
Woman," by Miss Susie Cam "Bell or '77." by
Miss Jennie Harvey; and "Tho Uuakeress," by
Mlee Acme Howaru. '
Thro. B. M.Ms.ol, U. S. Kary, Is sojourn
ing t ll.e Arlington.
I iThe Misses Alcorn of JIIiilsilppl errrlreJ it
Gcd. J. H.S.Cotwell.ot Kew York U so
journing at Wlllard'i.
Jamil Bulltier or St. Louli. regiitered at
Hon. Olrlu Saunderi of Omaha rerlatereJ
at Wlllard'i yesterday.
Hon. Chapman Freeman and family of
Philadelphia, are stopping at Wlllard's.
lion, Franklin W. Tobey, a leading Repub
lican New York state Senator, la stopping at
Hod. Richard Crowley, United Statei Die
Met Attorney for the Eastern District of New
York, Is at the Arlington.
.W. II, Vunderbllt, eldest ion of tho late
Commodore Vanderbllt, Is stopping at tho Ar
lington. He la accompsnled by his estimable
"if. n. McLean, N, Y.; M. K. Klnir.N. Y.j
James C. Hopple Cincinnati: O. II. Wright and
family, l'hlla.t Yf. Miller, Herkimer, N.V.i Mr.
?.""l?Ir.V ,,I15J JfJTI' N' ! " Seymour, vt.i
,'!' 'i' KtalV'Jf- v.! Kobt- WaddellN. V.i A
H. Holland, New, Haven. Ct. U. II. Hlgeiow,
New llaven, ct.i II. A. Boot, N Y.i W. Dins.
nere.N. Y.tO.H. Dclamater and family, N.Y.,
fci?,iliIW;.'"rl,,Vi5bX.llle, Mass.; Mr. and Mrs
V P- U' rl". N. Y.; T. E. Ellsworth. N. Y.
i,n1l?.,?rBlil,6",W'.,''v'l " W.TlanJels
Buffalo, N,Y.;N. w. Osborn lloston: Chariei
Hedges, Iowa: Mr. and Mrs. Uadwell. N. Y.i
Major H.N. While, Syracuse, N.YtL. Victor
MVu.'in,!V.M.?'! V' "". Henderson 'kV.,
Miss Annie Burbank, Henderson, Ky., Miss
sXil oicA; ','!"' N.'. X'l ' Jpson, Uoslon;
Col.O. K. Feck, Iowa: O. J. Everett, Ultca, N.
Y.iWm.F. Draper, Mass.: o. w. tlrcgery, iloV
ton; are among the arrlrals at the Arlington.
v.JX ,p; U'lhoun, Fhlladelphlai Jas. Marsh,
rhlladelpnla 1 Edwin Harrls.'New Orleans t Oeo
ll.Staymer, Brooklyn, N. Y. Master flarry
Stsgmer, Brooklyn. N. Y.I Wm! Harmon, Diko.
ta 1 James Forney, U. s. M. t Thomas slmnsnu
J-hlllJelphla 1 Blcfi.rd II. Kelley and "ire' if Y '
H.O. Bfiil. N. Y.i II, U O. Ilaian sindniw'
"hint W. T. Oonardiiafe. liel'?B. . ". jJ'
I.I Cnaa. Dllslon, Fblladelpbla : Miss Susie lilii
ton, Fhlladelphli; Miss Laraaf lllsiton tPn ll
?i"fi ','.". Vr-H1' "?"? "la'lel'pthT,,?Th It.
bhla? j' ' il "T.!!& H ' " a' .V1"' Ph'ladei:
Wnlp&a'-fjol'n .YklSSi'S j
Kcuedy, St. Irfnls; Master Fiank DouihVrtr
OeorictowniO. W.'Budk(n,N. Y.,ThVs"!alley'
San Francisco: Oco. E. Nelson, Md.t Wmltow
jnd, Md.t Her. J. M. Mctlowa'o, Fhllai JamTs
tlallighcr, Fbtla.i Henry ThoinpsSn Va t o
$'!?'"' N' Frank'DwIti;, N's : l. j
Walker, city: A. P. Kirk, city; J.' s. K rk, 011,;
J- B. Llplncott ,;BalUmoro,"A. T. It Mania
andwll New fork: Franklin Murphy and
rr'.'.twtr.rffl Ar,h" U'"' "'"".
Look out for the SUNDAY NATIONAL
REPUBLICAN, which will be published next
Sunday mornlne, It nil I be a uowepaper In
THE BATTLE FOR P0W.ER.
tCtnttnmi4 ffm Tint dfff.J
were any objectlonc to tha count cf the Totee,
YfbereuponMiiDiTiD Dcdlkt Field rose
abd preaentcd the following t
An object I on la Interpoeed by tbe nnderslcned
Benatora aad JteprcaentatUee Jo (he d eel Hon made
br iheCoiau.IaloncenslUute4 by the et entitled;
JtnatteaproTe andrerultte the couatlijr o
.Ii0ir.fora.f " an J yioe-freildent, aod
the dec). loo or iue.ilo. ertklne tbreoR( tSr tbe
trrmcemmrnelnff March 4, A, 1. 1177ai to thJ
tree aad leralelector.fl TOU of roiAiJWn T the fol
I?";! th, deeUlon determined that tbe toU
east by rjaric, if, prce, rrerterlck O. HtiB
phreyn. William H. llolden.and Thorn. y Em
j.eleitortof rreMttemt nt Vlec-erfwldeBtof the
Till Ion. ta tha Ira a anil latwifni wnia.FV.u u..,:
2. for that iteld Commit to refund to receive
J?nJF?i?e,,. ?d ". "Idenee tendler to prove
y'SV.V' f'.1 l Fre,lr,.lt Hamphreya;
Wj Hotden and Tbomaa . Loer, were not ar2
.T.P1 "t'1 iB th ebolceof Wllklnaon
w ,'-Jini? Z' lone- Robert K. Hllioo ed
Kol-ert Ilelleek, who were lei-a It and renUrlT
appointed ilrctora by tbe tftaie of Tlorlda la ule
manner prceuted by the LcftUUture tkerrof
a, rorinet thedeclalon aforesaid wMfounded anon
tie resolution end order of aald Commission ire
vIouilyuKdeaafollowet Ordered, That DoeTldvnee
win be recclrcd or coaeldcred by tbe eommlwlon
?f.K.w' n,ot 0Dnilrl l 5 Joint conrentton
wlu i the dltlerent cerllBeater, exc pt aucb relatee
? t.h0p,,'ttbUllr of r c "umpbrtye, ouo of the
..V.jr?f't.,l" !tId S1"l-,0' wludee all the evidence
!!.fn bTih two IIoomi of Conareis, by tbe eotn
Inlttee of earb House, eoneerarnn fiaude. errora
.'I" -T-fltlea committed by the persons whose
ccHlflcatea are Ukco as proof of the die appoint
ment of i lectors, wv
B.For that aald decision excludes all evidence
tendl-oi; to prove that the certificate of became
(QoTernor), as also that of the Board of Stale Can
3T55r. IM Ifoc"'d or atTen In preacace of a
fraudulent ami corrupt con "piracy to chiat tho
HUteof Florida ont of Ita rlxttfurchoIcoorVlec
tors, and tosubatltute therefor those who had not
betnehostnor appointed elt?ctoraly aaid State In
Rlhe manner provided by tbe leiUla'ure tbereor.
. ror tbat tbe aald CVminUnloB rfuiel to recoa
retherlxhtofthe .-"ttsof tbo State of florid
te review and revirac jmliruientof the Ueturu
Idjt Uoard, or Hoard 01 btau Cotnmlsilons, ren
Jected and refuted to coetldcr rbe aetioo of aald
"v. ?ir niinjrriiwii iui piianeB ji, I'earce,
W II- lliininht-.i'a t f . It llaM.i. m. j ri-t. 1
- --- - --aj, hi ssviucn savin A liuiuav
" i Lonjr wire tint tntlllcd tocastlhe electoral
vote of the Htaia of Hurld. which aald decision
waa rendered by a cnort of said btate In a eaie law
"Mr brotijt-ht before said court, which eoort had
JurUllctliiii ovir the sub eel matter t her of, and
whose Jurtidlctlon over the paMihas u. larre.
r. C. Unmrhrey. W, H. Holdcn and Thoa '
Lena had all tclwd before any act aa done by tnem
as elieiorn. . '
4 T. rorlhat said dcls'on xe'ii ted Ml evldenca
tindlrrlontovetbattbobtatetf Fo 1 a bya'lilie
tleparunenlsof ! aon rtarueni, lewia a lv. exr
uTreaudJudklU. hatdecneiaa fiaudulant all tlin
eertincatf-oi bttarm (OoTrinnf. as wel- net that of
,h..8A' -,"n?saere, npon which certificate the
aid CoinmlMiloii ha. ruj, ami i,y mean uf which
tbeuneelretoraltotce of Florida bave been refu
ted and falae ones aubailtnted In tbelxatead.
a, orthat(t ennn the wi of Charlea II,
rcarce. F.C. Itonphrjia Wt U. llotdenaad ihoi.
w. Loux, a Miv-vr. j'or frcnacat and Vlee
I ';'"".. ould be a violation of the ConsUtadon
of the United Mau.
bifinej l.y bent lor Jones, of Fla., Cooper, of
Tebu , Ilarnntn. of Tonn.. Kcrnan, of, if.,
HauUbiio,ir JM IeInnad, of Ind , Heprcacn
tatleea knott. Field llolmap. Tucker, Thomp-on.
o MiM., tsvler, this, Murrbon, Howell, of-N,
Y . and eprhircr.
Tbo prrrMinif ofllcer aeked If there were any
furlbrr ot'Jedlon. and there bclnicnone. he
raid tlint tbe Senate would wlthilraw so that
tte objection could bo amemJel.
Tie .Senators then withdrew fron tbe hall.
Dr. Ifirtley caret Catarrh 732 Tenth at nw,
Stovci Tor rent at llutler'i. corner Finh and K
AfkfortheHehede la Heine ctgaretleii they
are tbo beat of all.
banker, 1410 I'enniylvania avenue.
Left-olT clotblnfc, watches, pistols, fce., hoaaht
at Hcriog't, 615 1 street Orders attended to.
All kinds of t rank a made to order, repaired and
covered at NcMut ray' j, 806 Pennaylvama avenne.
Market Space. '
A car-load of fine We item New York elder, 20
to 40-gallon casks; alio, a lot of Vermont boiled
eld en Juit received at Splcer'a butter store,
northwest cornex of Ninth and itrccti. Price I
We call mention to the advertise ment In
another oolomn of Smith, lhrge fc Co., lou Fcnn
ajlracla avenne. Their nelUtlea for steam and
warn-alr beating, mennfMUrrnr ai they do
their own appiratni, are, Torbape, superior to
tbeie of any other bonis m tbli oommnnity.
H. E. Offley at Oo.'a exobanfee and deposit bank.
Bortheaat corner or Fifteenth and F street! , deals
In all etaaiea of Qovernment aeeurltlea and In
Di striet of Colombia and all flrst-rate Inrestmont
bond i and stocks; alio, In American coin and" I
jurcign noney uemana a rait a en JSurope In any
amount. Heat rate allowed for I per cent. Iti.
provement bonds. Orderi promptly filled lor the
new United statei ii prte&ct bonili,
t A perfect drciifno; for tho hair. Tbe CoooAixa
holds In a liquid form a large proportion of de
odorised Cocoanut OH, prepared cxpreisly for
We need not te be pbyslclem to know when
wc hare and how to euro a cold. We can havo a
ipceial physician alwaya near by keeping conve.
nlent a bottle or Dr. Unix's Coran Sracr, Price
HXiL ESTATS Si LI.
U. Jl. Warner, Heal Fstate Broker and Atto
tloneer, aold Saturday artereoon at auction, for
J nines S. Kdward i and W.H.H. Clssell, true.
tees, the southern SO-feet lot 7, Kiuaro 441, on the
cast ildeofBlith, between M. and N streets north.
writ, improved by a two-story frame dwelling-,
to Oeo. w. Cliielf, at i,lio.
Hots' asd CaiLDRi'e Clothixo
llolow the cost or msnufacturlnr. Jtellahle
rircds, well made. Noah Walbr Si Ca, C25
The hletorlcal port rafts of dla Unwished repre
leatatlve men, lately on exhibition at tho Uen
tennlal Exhibition at Philadelphia, are now
ready for the Inipeetlon of the publio it "Urady'i
atlunal Gallery ," fl25 Pcnmylranla avenue.
Tbli collection embraces tbe eminent men of
America. In addition to the medals received ta
New York for many yean, and In London In 1W7,
ti awarded the hifhftt tttard mrdal at tbe Cen
tennial Exposition In Philadelphia, 1.70.
To the Trait t
We beg to Inform yon that we have tbla day
been appointed general agonli. In tbe United
Statei and Canada, for
rtruvn kiusieck" cniHi-Aasa
H. TIF IR & C0. "CARTE BIAS CITE, SEC,'
Soliciting a contlnusnce or your esteemed fa
We remain, your obedient servants,
Joax OsnoKir jon h. Co.,
. m ... inland;Montreal.
WiLBoa'a Comfouwd or Pitbb Cod Uvxb Oil
Tbe adrantageor t hli compound over the plain
OUli tbat the natmatmrf taiteof the OH li en
tlrely removed, ami tbe wbolo rendered entirely
palatable. The offensive taste or the Oil has
long acted as a prominent objection to Ita use, but
In tbla form the trouble li entirely obviated. A
but of certificates might be given here to testify
to the excellence and success of " ff jftor', Ced
Llvtr Oil and Uiat" ifut I he fact that It la
regularly prescribed by tbe medical faculty la
eufflelenL For Mia by A. B. Wllbor. Chemlit,
Uoiton, and by all drngcliti.
. It II reported tbat Uoichee'iOermaa Syrop
has, alnceiu Introdoetlon In the United States,
reached tbe Immense sate or 10,000 doien per year.
Over 1,000 druggists hare ordered this medicine
dlreot from the factory at Woodbury. N. J and
not one bai reported a single failure, but every
letter speaks or its astonishing vuccesi in curing
evere coigns, colds settled on the breast, eon.
sumption or any disease of tbe throat and lungs.
We advise any person that bai any predlsposl.
tlontoweak lungitogo to their drugglsti and
gettbti medicine or Inquire abont it. Regular
alie, 76 centi; sample bottle, 10 centi. Twodoiei
Will relieve any case. Don't neglect your cough.
Unae. Btqtt fc Co., Wholesale Agent
Ufil TBUltBTOll'S Ivobt Peakl Tootb Pott.
dik. A perfect dentrrlce. Iti action on tbe
teeth li specific, removes tartar and discolora
tion, arrests deeay, and keeps them sound, clean
and white. It harden i tbe gums, sweetens the
breath, and, containing no acid, cannot injure
IneenameL Its eonitant use la recommended
to all, but especially to those who having good
teeth wish to preserve them. Twenty-live and
Wty centi per bottle.
Tnowrson'a Pouadb Optihi, for droning
the ha Jr. This fine pomade merits special men.
tlen. Purely vegetable. Us effect la to loften
andreflne coarse, dry hair, Imparting to It gloss
and beauty. Unlike many preparations for the
hair, It cannot injure, but is highly beneficial,
equally ae to tbe rlon, golden-hued tresses of
youth, the darker shades or middle life, or the
ailrcMtreaked locks of age, Twenty.flvo and
fifty cents per bottle.
MACLfOD-UIUtlOH.-ln riilHdelpl.U, Wed
mday, fcSjpt ember 20. irs, by tbe Itev. J, Morris
lirowne, 1ohaluU, MacLiod, of Wasblnston.
JL ., uaUATTii J. uioko.vt also of this elty,
formerly ol 1'bUadeIpfala.
a.i,1AAJ?TIIEIEB' Al..Mry'aehnrcb. on the
lib of February, ia77, by tho Itev, Kullier Allg,
both o. this city,
jnAtLKY.-On Satardaynornlng, rebrnary 10,
177, Itcar Admiral THEoiKN(tR BaiLkTi if. 8, N,,
in theseventy-seeondyearofhla age.
The funeral af the late Rear Aamlral TltBOPOR
nt'e Hailrt will take ylaee rrera the reaHeneaof
bli rami y, liot Kstrctt, at S o'clock p. ia, Taeeday.
the llth Instant.
H(MILI)gN.-On Thnraday nernlag, Febraary
a, 1177, at s o'clock, In tbo Bfiythirafyear of hie
FLAIIERTr.-Oa Friday, February 1W, at
Silo p, in.. An v a, beloved wife nf Sdward u, Flah
erty, la tbe tblrtyalxth year of ber ate.
- HAItNA, AtSo'elocka, m. Friday, February
0,1877, after an Illness or five weeke, Frahlis
Uamxa, aced aoventv-oae years,
Feaeral rreat his late residence, eoncr "Ixth and
II Bl reel a rlhweat. Ihla tnnrnlnvil OiIIa.Iswbi.
proceeding to "t. Aloyalus eherch forbolcmn lie
qnlem lltu. Interment at ML UllvaL
MrAri,lFTK.-(n the lOth of Febrnary, 1177,
atso'clorka,in., JoAnwA, aged one yearandone
monih, daughter of Id orris aad Margaret Mo-
. KANbAM,.-On Thamday, Febrnary ft, 1177.
IIbmht K. Haxdall, In the eighlj-rourla year of
a, m Harriet CUAiiR. wife orThomat J. Laaler
and only surviving dauaMer of the late Rltatltov,
Msbop tarlten Chase, I. of New Hamp.blre, aged
thirty-four years, nra months and eight daya,
Fnneral at Bock Creek Chuich Taeaday afternoon
at 2 o'clock.
CAJDINET MAKER AND UNDERTAKER,
CABINET MAKER AND UNDERTAKER,
NO. 12 ELEVENTH STREET N. W
BETWEEN F AND O STREETS.
.7rJodIes Embalmed and prepared for trans,
portatlon at tbe shortest notice myaa
TJ F.UAS V E Y ,
M4 y STREET NORTHWEST.
I have seen red the services of the BEST EM
11ALMERS In the country. mhal
vv ana pieaaant rooms: near theeu Jamee,
KaUonal and Metropolitan hotels jata-2w
THEMONT HOUSE, CORNER SECOND
street and Indiana avenue Katee for room
and board, tL so per clayitio per week MO per
month. Table board, ho. The Trcraoot la
newly furnlibed, heated with steam, and Is tbe
raronte hotel oi VVashlncton.
, deTJ r" P. HILL, Proprietor,
AfT PENNSYLVANIACAVENUE, NEAR
- w.mv-B..ir-vei avf-v.ar aaaBIBtsw uvania
with i room, Ixomi to lie per week! transient. l.(4
Pr day. fel4-tf
JJOYAI. HAVANA LOTIERY.
5730,000 BBAWiTeVEUY U DAYS.
'rle of ,
I'rliea ir avnt n aaiii
S3 rrUra of il.fOOeaeh
iiira oi gw eaco
M5 Prlsea, amounting te fTW.uu
Urea) a r or leforniatloa farnfhed rttax. nr
drra fllltd. Prlies caahed. tfpanlan Bank litlla
and Uovernmcnta purebnaed,
TAYLOR & CO., DAXKFRR,
f-t. ., II Wall atrcet, Hew lork.
13HIU HALK-3 NEW TWO-STORY BRICK
Imntts,, Klflith street southwct, ft room, va
and water plpea throuahout, brick stiblc. Small
1cah payment, balance In monthly Installments f
".yltnoiit Interest. Price f2,Uio each. K. M.
1 ALL, HH Bcvenlh utrcnt. ft-tt-f.iiw.tr
FOR TRADEA HANDSOME COTTAOE
,-. fn,'.!in fcr" f Antlr Improved groiinL hi
Ineland. N. J., for a rcsldiuco here. IL AI, II ALL
MS Den-nth slrt-eL fue-ruiwlf
FOR TRADE-KOR PROPERTY IN OR
near Bt. Loiil, No,, two acres at Mount Tleae
ant fronting SOOft on Fourteeuth street road, with
flne mldviiee. Price 10,0OO. U, M. HAL 614
-. .... .t..w ICefllUW-U
FOR TRADE-SEVERAL, FIRST-CLASS
residences In Ueorgrtowu, U. 0., for any other
good proporty.U. AI. HALL, US Seventh .trect.
F1K TRADE FRAME OF SEVEN ROOMS
nn O street, nearly new. win iriarni Nhr..ir.
i. H. M. HALL, Sisetcnth at. ;feg-fmwtf
WESTERN AND SOUTHERN LANDS
w.T. i.cu?D,r.r.d ft".WahlngtoB City properly.
LHtnacrea, I'olk county, VlscouaU.
ni ' Chlnagocounty, Minn.
W, " - Alabama.
ISO Dakota county, Nebraska,
1,0 ' Monona connfr, Iowa.
10, Pemiscot conuty, Mlfsourl.
"i? Coffey county, jsansai.
17. tJ) ' Texas.
MfmAw-tr It. M.HALL.
6U 7th streeL
FOR TRADE A VERY NEAT 8 ROOM
It.sldenceln flrooklyn, N, Y., hrautlfully fur
nlfhed;and desirably located, will be traded for
properly here. It. if. HALL. frO-fmw-tf
1?OR TRADE A FABM IN LEAVEN.
- orlh County. Kansas, KM acres, 40 In timber.
for otty property here. Also, DoO acrea In Emmet t
Couulv, lo, B. m. HALL, fcff-Auw-lf
E OR TRADE A PIANO, BAROUCHE AND
K-,,D"5lllJ,ei,.rfd,,!?.rJot ' -mall house In
the city. It. M. UALL, fila Svveuth street.
IpOB TKAPE-I WILL EXCHANOE 3,000
i S t.Wrt?di-flr f mu rrm Ul'r ,0 "'y
It. M. UALL, MSSercnahstrett, fcO-frnw-tf
IilpR TRADE-HOTEL IN PITTSHURQU.
Urnls i for fLOOOper ).-ar. Will trade for prop-,
erty lit Washington. M. HALL, Ml Hoienih
FOR TRADE A SPLENDID RESIDENCE
In rhlladelnhlaandone In Pittsburgh, will be
traded for good houaua here. R.M.UaLL. Slleev
tnth street. fi-J-fmw-tr
1?OR TKADE-A FINE RESIDENCE ON
- franklin street, Ilaltlmnrc, ror unluenmhered
dwtlllug bcrc. JL M. UALL, US fen nth atrett.
FOR TRADFA FINK PLACE OF TEN
acres near the city, with new brick, of 8 rooms,
porchw. tic, Hill trade for Improved pruprtv
here. Trice ?,0i. It, M, HALL, lu'tteientli
IpOIt TRADE TWO FINK RESIDENCES
: In tho most dealrabte part of ft. Louis, con
taining all modern Improteuient. Will exchange
for residence here. Price 20,W, K, M. HALL,
MiSivintb strteL feb-frnw-tr
IPOll TRADE-ADJOININO THE ABOVE
- a farm of 80 acrea, elegant residence of 12
rpomi, tluo orchard, etc., etc. Will be trtvled for
'iv,lrr,?l " Mt "Al!,
pILE3 AND FISTULA.
A RADICAL CUKE OUARANThEDOR NO
Dr. n. D. tflirader, ofiice sis Pennsylvania ave
inienorlbweit, poalUveiy and permanently cures
PUesaBdlislulaln their worri forms by meant of
an entlrtly new and artfntLfle rnathod of areeament
wllhontutslng the knife, ligature or eauweie, and
wltliont pain, loss of time or la eon r aa bene to the
patient, and no money mjnlrtwl ftowi rvwoonelble
Pcrsous until a ihuroeth mi U off te ted. (l'rac
Ilea limited to diseases uf the Jieatva aed Anna.)
Uftlce hours, 10 a, m, to S p, xn bandays excepted.
Advleo free. Bt
A 10-oxMi ciuau run "(jiitTa bt Til
Ileadqiarters for Wholesale aa4 IleUll.
Mtor. J. b. OAHTatZ.,
aste-Hn m V stsaet northwest.
Largest variety or sew patterni In the cltr, at
aULD'3 WAKMJtTn I'UBtfAOES I
Heat prodaceil equal to Steam.
UOLD'S CENTENNIAL ItAKaEI
The Newest, llest and Cheapen Elevated Ores
In the Market.
1I10N CASTINGS, E01LEU AND MACUINE
STEAM 11EAT1NU, TIN HUOF1NU.
And all Tin and Uoppcr Work.
IKON FENCES iD oFnAMENTAI, WURK
runiiiiNo aniToas nrriNO.
All lleit Varlctlci of IlsDges and Fireplace
BM1T11, 11 ill O E fc CO.,
No. 1014 Fcnsirlvaila aresne,
pitUroSALS FOn ATiIIE31VE rOSTAOh!
roeT Omen DtriRTMitrr. I
... . Jennarr as, nil. (
Sealed proposal! are Invited frem Steelplate
Enararera and I'late ITlntors.aca will he received
at this Department nntll 12 o'eleek ro. on Wedne.
der, th. 9Blh dajr of Fehrnarr, lsn. for faralaktna;
allth postaic. atanpa which thli Department
rnar rintr. for pnbll. and emelal usa dnrlnc a
perll or fonr years, oommenelnE on the 1st day of
Kay. 1BI7, TIB l
5. Official stamps ror the nse or the EiecoUv.
s. Newspaper and periodical stamps.
UVAUTY Or STAMPS.
The stamps mnst he furnished, inbjeet to th,
approval or the Department, front steel plates,
enaravMl rn th. hl(kaatatyl..r tha art of steel
enaraTtna;, and prlated In s.h colors a. may from
pan to ttaa, b. Hlected ky ta. Department, ta the
neet and atoet approred manner, npon paper or Ik.
ben qnallty soluble tor tbe pmrpoM, and sails.
..r1! l " aieparunent, iaeroe;aiy Knsatnad
with the beet coajity of adkeatr. rua, perforaUd
la rack manner that each Benarat. stamp east b.
readily detached and ued, the sbMU t. be wall
pressed, and peeked Bo as to prevent them from,
adhering; te each othert tbe same t. he rttrnlsked
with all reaeonehlo dlepateb, in each qnaatltlei
as may la each ease be ordered by th. Department
dally To all reqnlHUons frotn postmaster, and from
tbe Exeeatlv. Departmenta. The stamp, man
he printed on hand-seller pressea.
DIES, ROLLS, AND PLATES.
The dies, rolls, and plates from wkfeh poster,
atampa are now printed, Mag th. property of th.
United Slates, will b. placed In ta. kVeplar and
custody of tk. contractor on or before tkeflrat day
or Nay, levy, th. earn, to b. held sablect to th,
order and control ef the Department, aa herein
after jrrovldedl and Ike eontreator will b. T.
qnlrsd, rrcm said dies, rolls, and plates, and rron
saeh rolla aed platea as may b. necessary to b
reproduced from th, .rlttlaal dies, to bare on
hand, ready for Issae on tka day tke contract
term commences, a snfflelent stock of itampa, of
tke sererat denomtaationc and kinds required, to
fill the enrreat dally reqalsluons from the Depart,
meat, wltkeat hindrance or d.lay.
Th.CO.tp.MA. will hafnHh..MMi.lHl.huK
In repair all dies, rolls, and platee from which
Haaspa may b. prtnted.and to naewthe same
whewtrer reqalredt and ahonM lew deBlanB bo
reenlred at air lime to take th. plan, of ta. pros.
eat series of stampc for tbe nse of the penile, or
or any or them, error denominations or sumpe not
now fn nse, tbe same shall b. rarntahed and an.
Brayed, snbjeet to the approrel or the Poatmaiter
leaeral, npon hla request, within a reasonable
tlmej all whleh ehall b. don. and axeonted la the
best style or steel eagraTlna; by the eontraotor,
and at his own expense. No chanxe will ba made
In th, present deslfns or ofnetal postae;. stamps,
or of newspaper and periodical stampst bnt the
contractor will be required to keep In repair, and
renew when required, th. dies, rolls, and platea
fer these sumps, tbe same as for the stamps for
vh.wi .a. uuuno. aii uie., roils, ana plate,
mads or used afany time tn nlllna: the contract
the United States, and shall be delivered, In rood
working order, to tb. Postmaster General or hli
authorised agent whenever demanded.
BUILDING, i'LACE OF MANUFACTURE
The stamps will be required to bemanuractnred
In a nre-proor building, and tn separate apart
ments, distinct from those In whlehaoyotherwork
Is done by tbo contractor the whole to ba snbiect
to the approval of tho Department and when
finished must be placed tn a fire and burglar
proorssfoor vault, to be specially provided ror
tbat purpose, and constructed to the satisfaction
or the Department. Tbe contractor, bis em.
ployces and agents, shall conform to such regula
tions as the Department may from time to time
adopt ror the sccnriur or the Government,
A resident agent or the Department will hare
supervision of the manufacture, storage and Issue
of the stamps, wbo shall at all times hare full
and free access to tho apartments, safes and raulta
where tbe stamps are manufactured and stored
ror the purpose or Inspecting tbe same t aud tbe
contractor shall furnish htm aad his elerkfl suit
able office and desk-room for tbe transaction of
the business of his agency without cost to the
GOTernment, The Postmaster General shall also
kaTe th. Tl.bt at an. tlm. tn .m. an Inatiullnn
to be made, by any agent or agents whom hemaT
specially designate Tor the pnrpoee, ef the apart
ments, safes and vaults used for the manufacture
and storage of stamps, and of tkestamps In course
of manufacture or In stack.
STOCK ON HAND.
The contractor shall at all times keep on hand
a stock of tbe several denominations and kinds
or stamps, subject to the oontrol of the Poet
Omce Department, Ub regularly authorised,
agent, or rueh other agents aimaybe specially
authorised by tha Postmaster Oeneral, In alt
stages or manufacture, sufficient to meat all or
ders of the Department, and to prorlde against
any and all eontlngeuclce tbat may be likely to
occur during the existence of the contract, so that
each and every order of tbe Department may be
promptly filled! and tbe Department shall have
the right to require tb. eontractor, at any Urns
during the existence or tb. contract, to furnish
? extra qnanutyot stamps not exceeding a inp
ply for three months. s-
Stamrs to he transmitted by sea rontei mult
be securely packed In hermetically sealed tin
ealas, wrapped In strong manllla papert all oth.
era mnst either be packed In strong binders',
board boxes, bound on the edges and corners with
muslin, and enveloped In two thicknesses or
strong manllla paper, or Inelosod tn strong ma
nllla envelopes, asthe quantity to he transmitted
may requires all packages to be so Inclosed as to
enable tbe Brent of th. Tl.nartmf.nt In nfnni-.il-.
teal them. " ' '
The stamps may bo required to be delivered by
km siufina--ass.Aui Iwa -......?.. .a., .-.a..-.... - .w. .7
tbe eontractor In separate packages, as above pro
vided ror at the DOS. Office in tho nlaaa wham tha
vlded for at the post office
lame are maun factored, or at loch other post
AVll.aLlfl Stif. ftHBlf.flt.f alalalB- -f, L- B--1! ni
office In the Immediate vicinity or tbe place or
manufacture a a tho Postmaster Oeneral may di
rect or In inch quantities at tbe Post Offloo De
partment. V ash IngtOD, D.O., (cash denomination
and kind being kept separate,) as the Poatmaiter
Oeneral may direct.
In addition, tbe cnatraetne will t. rnnia,t a
furnish labels, and direct tbe same, for each pack,
age, In accordance with the dally Hits famished
by tho agent or tbe Department, together with all
other blanks required to be Inclosed with tbe
ttampa; also all blanks Ibr dally, weekly, monthly
snd enarterly returns relating to tbe number and
denominations ontauips furnished.
The contractor will ba rennlrivl tt
weekly, nnder oatb, tbe number, denomination
and kind of stamps manufactured, (finished, an
finished sod spoiled,) tbe number Issued during
tbe week and the nnmber available for liiuei all
spoiled stamps to be destroyed by tbe agent or
tbe Denartmont in tha nresen-se or t hit iv.ni
or bis representative or otherwise disposed or, as
tti, i vcivhshi Uillliai HI,J UlflVt.
The contract will be awarded en the ha.l. r.r
tha nnmber of tha several klnda ot itimM lamau
during tho flical year ending June 20, 1S70, as
1. Nnmber of stamps lor use ortbe
nubile eoit TCvOtVM
3, Number of official stamps for use of
ins r-niccuieTe ucpartmenta 17.CK.eu
Did I mutt be made ror each kind or stampt sep
arately, the bidders stating In tbelrproposals the
price per thousand stamps, Including everything
required to be done or furnlshed-aa set forloiu this
advcrtlic-Pientt and tbe contract will be awarded
as a whole to the lowest responsible bidder In the
aggregate, tbe amount of a bid to be ascertained
by extending the above limes at the prices bid
respectively, and then aggregating tbe amounts
ortbe three several Items. It must be under
stood,howcver,that proposal i made under this
advertisement shall Include all tbe stamps
needed by the Department during tbe contract
term, without reference to tbe above issues.
Should the use of any of the above kinds of stamps
be discontinued daring the contract term, tbe
contractor will not be entitled to damages on ac
count or ineh discontinuance.
Each proposal mnst be slated bv tha indirtdnsi
or par men nip making It, and when made by a
partnership, the name of each partner tbereor
must be dleclosedt snd It must be accompanied by
a guaranty, signed try at least two responsible
Juarantors, that the bidder skall, within tea
ays alter being called upon to do so, execute a
contract to furnish promptly, and la quantities as
ordered, the article or articles to be furnished by
blm, tbe responsibility and sufficiency of the
signers to such guaranty to be certified te by the
postmaster or United Statei attorney whore the
bidder resides; and In such contract the con
tractor and hli sureties shall covenant and agree
tbat in esse the ix' d contractor shall fall to Jo or
perform all eranys f the covenants,, stipulations
and agreements of i ld contract on the part or
tho said contractor. be performed, as there I a
let forth, the said contractor and his sureties
shall forfeit and pay l ithe United States or
America the sum of twa hundred thousand dol.
lari, for which said forfeiture tbo said 'contractor
and his sureties shall be Jointly and severally
liable, aa liquidated damages, to be lead for la
the name of ihe United states.
ii toe Diaaer to wnom the irat award nay be
iadc Should fall to eater Into a centner. bar.
In provided, then the award maybe annulled,
and tbe contract let to the next lowest respon
sible bidder. If notdecmod too high by thePoiL
bs aster Oeneral, and so on nntll the required con
tract la ex ecu ted i and aueb next lowest bidder
shall bo required to falflll every stipulation em.,
braced herein, ai If he were the original party to
whom tbe contract was awsrdcd.
The contract will also provide tbat It at any time
during Us continuance the sureties shall die, or
become Irrecponilble, tbe Postmaster Oeneral
shall have the right to rcqulro additional end
to a dent sureties, which the contractor shall
furnish to the acceptance or the Postmaster (Jen.
cral within ten days after notice t aud In derault
tbereor, tbe contract may be annulled.
The Poitmaiterflanaral raienea lis ila-k t.
Interest of the fJovernment requires Iti alto tbe
vigbt to annul the contract ir, M his opinion,
there shall be a failure at anytime to perform
faithfully aay flu stipulations, er In ease efa
willful attempt to impose ipon the Department
sum pa Inferior to those required by tbe eon-
Payments for stamps actually Issued and da
mered will be mate quarterly, after proper ex
amination and adjustment of accounts.
CONTRACT NOT ASS ION ABLE.
The contract cannot, In any ease, be lawfully
transferred or assigned.
Should the Interest or tbe Government require,
tbe contract nay be extended Deyend the time
named, not exceeding Urea months, by order or
thePoctmaster-Ocaera1,and tbe contract prleee
and all conditions herein set forth shall govern In
such extended eontraeL
All Proposals ltiust be made en Ibe blank tonus
furnished by the Department, securely enveloped
and sealed, indorsed on the back "Proposals Tor
(v dwibii, UHi auiTftinsirU to IB intra AS-Poitmeiter-OeneraL
Waahlngtee, 1. O.
. - W- TVrfKit,
pR0P0SAL3 tVH MATERIAL.
navt pay nriTnr
No. 4S7 CHESTarT iTBErr,
i oiuDiirBiA, x eornary T, i(
Sealed Proposals in duntieate. endorsed.
Porala. Ilnraan Tarda and nanka ' will ha r.
received at this office until FRIDAY, at 1 o'clock
f. - rebrnary 18, UTT, for furnishing aad de.
irering at tbe United States Navy yard. League
Island, free of all expense to the Oevernment,
subject to the approval of the Commandant, tbe
article i embraced In the following classes:
CLASS NO 1.
",ooo beard ft. l in. 1st Com. W. P. Boards.
6,000 luimlst '
2ooo ij?in. 2d ' lnw.
I.MO " l8 in. 34
10X00 ' 1 In. W
All to be lfl feet long and seasoned.
8,000 boards ft. W, P. Joins, 4 by 0 In. 14 feet
M.O0O TV. P. laths erthe best quality.
LOoo board ft. a In. black walnut plank,
too board ft. 3 In. black walnut plank.
1,000 board fk lUln. butternut boards.
All to be 12 to IS feet long, best quality and
lo,tjoo board ft. W. p. scantling. 4 by 6 In., 14 ft,
long, of good quality and well seasoned.
To be delivered Immediately.
CLASS NO. 2.
3,000 beard fLY. P. aeantllar.S bye In. 18 ft.
iwbk, DritqumiHy, enuxeiy ireo irom sap
9,000 board ft. Y. P. boards. 1 In. thick.
8,oco " plMk'ain.
1.CCO " r t in.
All to be or extra quality, not less than
10 fL long and well seasoned.
2,CO0 board ft. Y. P. board.-, 1U in, thick, la te
SO fL long, extra quality and well sea
soned. To be delivered Immediately,
.-. .. CLASS NO. X
"B.COOprCKMbrleks, straight, of uniform dark
color, e'i by 4 by 2 inches best quality, to
f 8,000 pressed bricks, straight, r uniform light
color, ti by 4 by2Ji Inches, belt quality,
41,(00 pressed bricks, moulded to 32 dtflerent
lormi, efunllorm dark color, of the best
quality, eaeb to form and dimensions aa
per drawing, to sample to be delivered in
good condition. Tbe deliveries to com
mence on or before tbe first day of May
and be made as rapidly as required and
completed en or before tbe first day or
Rtdi will only be received from manufacturers
er dealers In tbe articles required, and for the
whole of each class. The right is reserved to re
ject any bid that may not be deemed advent.
geouatotbeOorernmenL Responsible security
will berequlred for the faithful delivery or the
above In conformity wltb tbe stipulations on tbe
blank forma ror bids, to be had at this officei
etberwliibldi will not be entertained.
, n , A. W.RUSSELL,
fee 9 Tay Inspector U. S. Navy.
PROPOSALS FOR MANILA HEMP.
Natt Pat Otmck,
h uia.ll I BllKata.,, IHlc)TUJl
Januarr al. 1B7T.
Proposals, sealed and Indorsed Propoaa, tor
Manila Herap," will b reoelred at.fhlB offloe
nntll MONDAY, February M, at M o'clock in
fer furnlahlng twenty tona,orz,2i() peundaper ton.
Manila Hemp at the Oharlestown Nary Yard,
subject there to the aiual lnrpectloa aad Oor
Samples or the quality required eaaheieenat
the Uommandant'i Offloe at the satd Nary Yard,
where all Information can be obtained.
Two satisfactory sureties mnst accompany tke
b'J' fnaranteelng a faithful exeeaUoa of the
offer, II aoeepted.
The prleeof the Hemp must Include Iti delivery
at the Charlettown Nary Yard. All Hemp re.
jectcd must be removed at tbe risk and expense
or the bidder, and It will beet hie risk until re
xuOTed. Blank forms for propoiali can be had on appll.
cation at thli omce. o. E. THORNTOhr,
fca Pay Inspector U. S. W.
BOOMS AND BTATIONEBT.
RECEIVED THIS MUHKIXO
Cor, Kour-and-a-hairstrect and Pennsylvania ave.
Anne Warwlck.By tbcaulhorer Ojlvla'a Choice.
Weaver i and Welti or. Lore that Hath as In UU
Love In LPenc ts. By Kllcn Olniy.
The Dnchess ef Rosemary Lane. By Farjaon.
llalrn'a Bableat Annala or a Baby, and Borne
other Babies, Very Like Helen's, only more so.
Ne'e.-Ltltcraad ca"ppaptr, of all aorts and
Envelopes, 1'cns and Pencils.
Playing cards of ail sorts aad qualities, at the
Tepr lowest prices, aad or the best quality ror the
JJOOKS. JUST RECEIVED. HOOKS.
BOOKS, BOOKS, BOOKS.
A, Short lllatory of tb. English People, by 1. It,
Ureen ;.........ll 71
Ccutral Africa, by Col. O. O. Long 80
TurklsUB. by KnaeneVcnurlcr, Svole i 00
htaeaelar'a Life aad Letters, by O. o. Trevrl-
ya. ,,. its
Al'rlacc.or -bulc, by Wm. Black 1 10
Madcap Violet, by Wm. Black too
Tbe Barton Experiment, by the author of
"Urlca'a Itabiee." eloth... 1 00
Harold, a Drama, by Alfred Tennyaon 1 00
Boyd's Washington CUT Dlrecury, 1177 I GO
ALL THE NEW NOVELS RECEIVED AS
SOON AS PUBUSUED.
NEW LAW BOOKS.
Abbott's Ualted Blltrc Practice, vol. 1, third edl-
tloa B7 00
Direst of lb. Law of Insurance, by u. B, Ban
sum , , a m
TheLawofDamarcB. bylleorgoW. rield 0 71
United malts Bopremo court lteporta. Otto.
Tot 2, , , , 00
Freeman on Executiona 710
Tbe Elector,' Manual, by c. B. whitman t
Any of tbe above books seat by mall, postpaid,
nponrecrlptoribeprlcc named, by
W. II. a. O. II. 1UOSRISON,
LAW BOOKsrLLrnfl and PrnLtlnxni,
.... No. 471 Pennsylvania avenue.
fcl-tf Waahlnaton. U. U.
QOSPEL 1IYSINS, NO. J, BY BUSS AND
Monday School Muilo Books.
Teachers' Bibles, all styles and at all prices.
Aids to the Study of tbe International Leisona,
Babbatli Bebool I.llirir'kTr'urnlilHvl with all the
Utei t and test BUUKls at the samo prices as In New
, '.. WM.BALLANTYNB.
Ia23-tf 41 Bcvenlh street.
Atmenschedeftotba.1877....... ......i 13 Se
TiieMak.riorrtorence. Mn, Ullnbant 1 00
Adventures or Tom Bawycr. Illustrated au-
. thor'a edition..... 1 75
lodex to Atlaatlc Monthly. 1BS7 tolB77.. 2 50
A Book of Poema. By John W.Cbadwlck.,,. 1 (0
Bovd'a waahlngton fjlrcctory, 1877 5 00
uold and Debt, Abook on finance. Edward
. r.wcCtt ., l 78
Life of the rrlncc Contort, Vol. 11 100
Wbl.uaer'e Almanac, 1ST7 so
ltamblcaandbtudlealn Ureece. Mabaffy 328
A large asaottment of mlacellaneouabooks, bound
In cloth, reduced Bo ceuta each. Alao, an asaoru
raent or t-hromo Texts and Flowers at grcauy re
SOLOMONS k CHAPMAN,
. .- AgenlB Lawrence's Pure Linen Papers,
Isnie-tf Bll Pennsylvania avenue.
con sale on bent.
1 4ffi NBTREET.NEAn THE OIUOLE
UO Jor Bala or ltsntr-Eleven.room hous&
finely frescoed and flnlahed from ton to bottom! en
tlrely new, Terms easy. Price moderate,
B.UTH, 111BUK A CO.,
oct-tf late Pennsylvania avenne.
W A T O II II a .
AMERICAN, XNULUIt AND BWISd
AMERICAN, INOLUU AND SWISS
BY ALL Till MOST CELEBRATED MAKERS'.
A large assortment at Ttry low prl ccs.
JBIMI M. W. OALT, BRO Is CO
ATIUNAli VIEATnta-COL. SELLERS.
"Tllrt'll MIl.t.IOKrj IN IT."
ONg WKkK DULY,
JUUW T. BAYHUNli.
-tAnnOLL INSTITUTE-ORAND LITSB.
'v-'ary... raaaifai nirrMinnfiil as lail.iaaail
flail .a TUIUDAY JtYEMIHO, rahraarrnVT
rrograsasa. AdervM, KTarath.r stBhaa. O.
r.t reallaeabyrrpr. J.hnTwMdale, main Jef.
in,f.iiu ,j .. wniiii, M.iiam para.
direction of rrol, raramk.... t.el.du sen.
the baas talent I. th. rltr. Tlakala- BO ac.sa.
pla...Md.a laleeccaal.nkee been klnatf fur-
iaae.1 .7., r. mna fvu.. fQesja
T INCOLN HALL-ABBOTT.
MB. ltu TITO HAH THE ITONOR TO ATf.
Of tke taece.ar.ll-rtm.n..ee, UlrJJ Itllll
ONTUMDiTrvinmo. yknoBTii,at I,
la.lri.4h.th. fallaa.!.. Pal..,! ' "
VTIT'.'. VS. V "".'e ' " .
Chlekerlnff plaae used at Abbott ceascrts.
JTLLP THE POOR!
UBABD LITFRAHT AKfl MCB1CAL
..T.att',',,"lo, atroui. and.rlheaasrlesB
',u'v,'.r,n0V..lT.." Pbrlellsn t'hurch, at Ita
ejln Hall, ca tlONllATEVEMINO, Fehraary M,
IkjJJ . meentai elill.lr.a aaa.r IS Jeu.,aceul.. .1
JUST ARRIVED AND ON EXHIBITION
BARLOW'S ART OALLERY,
IBS PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE.
S!l a!.V'M,"Kp,""JJffb1', "M.donnn dl
BIONORBKIUIKJLI, Thekenowaed Tea or. I
IjUMOH kXRRAllTl.... The Host PeaularBaaw. t
MB. W. ft OAiE TH DIMIa.lrfedPmtaC 1
MB. tMJLfxIriUT, Th. tt.ll. VlrwlOMa V
MB.C, i. ritATT...ioaM.iMMd0.mannVST. ,
Admls.l.a St. BeaerTed Masses .avra. 1
Tb. sals or aeata eoramanM. Betas d.y, rektna 1
ary 10. at Meaare. Mauwolt C'o.'a kt.slfl 1
pleeof Fepkaal's Madonna dl I
la beaatlral picture, with maay I
collection. wlllwellrepayaTtati; if
d for tb. Hollldaya. 'eUtaaJy, I
.TraaspareBelee.Ac Eaeelswltt II
otb.ra rrnn fjataa a
rnll alnak arrlacl tnr in. H.lita... '
flowers, Mottoe.jTraaspareBelee.de. Eaeelr
e-.M. ...Huniiur t.fuiBt ... i;.ri. O. TlHt.
Pkot.gr.phe. rorChrlstmaaorWeadlnff Prtwadta
5?.AJ?J, ,5; "O'e Be.uUI.1 thaa a fine Valntlng.
TMPERIAL HOTEL BILLIARD DOOM.
K.r.'.Saa'KJS?. -?!" ' "J nhiejirhflwe.
"z:. Ti' """1VU"- o iiiaiiva.
rrv p nw uit.
Old Na ON EXHIRITION ( New No,
AND SALE J
TTB BT.) AT ttw St.
No. 439 Seventh etreet, between U and I! streets.
r- lA11t!'oorboveOdd Fellows' ball.
Choice OU Paintings, Kngravlnga. Chromos, Ac.
"iaatS 0A.fi." to "" uuir""-
flea vem.mber name and n.mber. Je2S-tf
"y EBY BEST PRICES PAID FOR
BOOTS, SHOES, .,,
AT JL'STII'S OLD STAND,
BUD Creel northwest.
Orders bypiall promptly att, aded to.
da- UNION REVIVAL, -UNDER TjW
auaaicea cf the Ynang OooveYta, at Bt. rail',
'. .Vf?'.r;r"" Eleventh and II atra?ti norttweet!
AOfA DAY, at II i., aed ITkltV ETESlauI:
mjno'elock, Allaclavlted. fcB?tf
Inula, formally the great euret preacher of Oall
fornle. will preach In tbe Methodl.t Ckunkucr
irJmmlt " -ortl" o the lollowlDg Jro
Eebruuy U, Sabbath. II a. m Tosndry.
!, !r lifOp.m., MeKendriM.
.. ,, ,, ' , 7:B0j. m Oeorg.town,
. ih Snday, 7:p. m., Twelnh at. I. e.
.. Ji' ".'dlM.,dlfj 7:30p. m , Metrop.UUa
r.lo-ai " t""""Ti"iP. m BylaaJ,
AW A CARD.-TO ALL WHO ARE SUF.
frrlng from the errora aad Indiscretions of youtb.
nmous weakness, rally dicay, loss cfmanoood.
At' rWlMB"1 5.f'.clp that will cur. you. gltali.
or CtlAKUK. Thlsgre.t remedy waa dUcoverrd
JIJ "nlflensry In Eouth Ameifca. Sradaielf.
addressed envelope to tb. Rev, dosaru T. InatAK.
Station D, Bible llouse. New Yorkcily. JUoTan.
TI. M O. A.
IN LINCOLN HALL,
Mualc by Y. M. C. A. quartette. Congregational
sluilng, led by cornet and organ, Ja2
,- PER SET, EITHER JAW, BY DR.
A. W. O. Wrlienfnrn, Dentist. No. n fourteenth.
able pticea and aatlkfactlou given, Jaia-tr
WS. aOLDSTElNfc CO,
IX1AN AND COMMISSION BKOKEKS.
LOAN AND COMMISSION linuKKKS
LOAN AND COMMISSION IIKOKERS.
LOAN AND COMMISSION BROKERS.
ESTABLISHED IN ISM.
KSTAIII.IHIEI) IN 1102.
J.STA1IL1BI1EI) IN 1IC2,
ESTABLISHED IN ltCA
Northeast Corner or Tenth and D itreeti.
Nortbeait turner or Tenth and 1) itreeta.
Northeast Corner or Tenth and II streets.
Northeast Corner or Tenth and D streets.
PRIVATE ENTRANCE ON TENTH ST.
PRIVATE ENTRANCE ON TENTH 81.
PRIVATE ENTRANCE ON TENTH St!
PRIVATE ENTRANOE ON TENTH Sri
Liberal Advances made on Perional PronertT
to eny amount and lor any time dsslred on veri
Also, Goods sold on Commission,
A large stock or Goods on hand, (new and ted.
end-hand,) sold very low for cash. Jae-tf
HOT BUUA WATER,
TEA, COrrKB AND CHOCOLATE.
COLD BtlUA AND M1N ERAL WATERS
. On Draught all lb. Year.
OctO-tf ICBPa. avenu. nearWUlard'BUotel,
AW FLUID LK11ITN1NO EXCELS ANY
remedy ever known for tbe Immediate cur. of
Neuralgia, Headache, Ac Bold at CoughUn'a
Temple Drug Store. ooll
PLEURISY, PAIN IN THE RIDE.
Back. Ac, inalantly dlaappearwhen Fluid Lllht
Uafoii 1 l' " ';'"''"ln', u"" Store,
. PRESCRIPTIONS PREPARED AT
Goughlln's Temple Drug Btorc r and NlnUi
atraets, at moderate prtcea. aepe-tX
Mf FRENCH, ENGLISH AND DOMESTIC
Aruclee for ladles' toilet nse at Cong htln's Temnle
Drug Store. aeps-tr
4W HUMPHREY'S SPECIFICS, POND'S
Extract, Uomcopatblo MMloluea, sold at Teranl,
Drug Btors, t and Ninth suets. lepa-tf
. . TEETH M PER SET. EITHER JAW,
bv llr. A. Pratt, graduate of Ohio Co tree or Den
tal Surgery, aad of ibe Bush Medical College Ohl
cago, 401 Seventh street, east side, corner of D.
Eatr Beting children's teeth, a cents. Jell.tF
.W-lsOFT OORNS.-OALL PROMPTLY
on Dr. BC1IULTZ, BUI eoroer Ninth alrect and
l'ennaylvanla avrnnet up atalra. No, 11. Son
cornaarealway, seated between llie tot'B, and are
called BO from their being at all tlmea In a oamp.
tnolat state. They are not only exseedlni
f, E. VllaOU,
1 examined a
..... ua. w.tEU wau.t.vu.. IIUI,
LondOB. Bavat 'lln nnnfiiraalnn
corn which had Cal.n In Ilia Ian., ami .hiI.uJ la.
fiammatlon In the Joint. Dlaea-ed bone orlgtnatlog
tn aoft corns Is of no Infrequent occurrence." Dr?
B. trMta every species of Corns, Hnnlona, Nalla,
do , palnleaa andeffcctual, aa certified, for twenty
ye.ra. IJaller. too late - nnis
GENTLEMEN'S DRESS HATS.
GENTLEMEN'S IFOLDING IIEOEPTION
HATS. FINE SOFT AND STIFJf
, , . ST1NEMETZ, Hattar.
1787 PenntylTaula avenue, next to corutr of Thir
teenth street. lanso
if . -',' "? ? Vk'."..'l!"t' Ueortown, D. O.
Building lumber of all klnda constantly on hand.
Alao, oak, alb. walnut and poplar lumber. A large
assortment of ucorgla pin. limber of all sixes aod
lengths, tieorila and Florida pine fioorlnr, well
AND CORNER SEVENT11 AND q hTBEXTS,'
apl-)y WAinirfOTOiv, p. o.
reject any and all bldi if, la hli .adgment, the
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