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THE NATIONAL REPUBLICAN
On Serenth itrtct, near R, opposite (ha General
Post Office, by
LEWIS CLEPHANE & CO.
To city subscribers, six cents per week, paya
ble to Abe carriers.
To mall subscribers, ttireo dollars and 'fitly
cents per annum, payable in advance.
WASHINGTON, D. 0., WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1861.
PRICE ONE CENT.
Too Lotto a Name. Many (rood things oc
cur which are never known outside of the little
community in which they occur. Wo have just
heard of one that is certainly too good to be
lost. We will give it, but will not be repon
eible for buttons broken off by its perusal,
In a neighboring county lives a gentlcmnn
who, notwithstanding he is good looking ntid a
very clever man, and would doubtless make a
good husband if married has lived a little
beyond the years of rnnturi y without any fair
lady to bear his name in other words, ho is
an old bachelor. Well, in the village where
he resides, on a recent occasion, on a Sunday
night, it was announced in a company of gen
tlemen, of whom ourliero was ono, there would
be preaching that night. Hereupon it was
agreed that each gentleman should escort a lady
to church. Each one was appointed to escort a
lady, and our hero was told he must accom
pany a certain young lady. He replied that he
was not acquainted with the young lady herself,
but was acquainted with her father. He was
told that the lady's father would certainly be
at home, and introduce him. He consented,
and dressing in his best clothes, started to the
lady's house. On arriving there, ho found sev
eral ladies seated in the parlor, but the gentle
man was absent. Ho was in a fix, and now to
get out of it was the question. Making up bis
mind in a moment what to do, summoning all
his bachelor courage, 'which, by the way, is not
very great, he selected the youngest lady of the
group, and thus addressed her:
"Miss , lam very sorry your father is
not hero to introduce me. A number of gen
tlemen were appointed to take a lady to church,
and I was appointed to escort you. s your
father is not here to introduce me, I will have
to do it myself. I am Mr. , late of the
State of , but now a resident of this
place, attorney at law nnd solicitor in chance
ry and proctor in admiralty, will practice in
this and adjoining counties. All business in
trusted to me will bo promptly attended to.
Collections made throughout the State. 1 11m
at your service, Miss." Tho young lady, in a
style of the sweetest simplicity, declined bis
proposed kindness, saying she couldn't go to
church with a man who had such n long name.
We tiro glad to say our hero still lives, and is
ready to practice as aforesaid.
A knavish hack driver, at Chicago, having
to drive an old lady about a mile, to tho house
of her friend, persuaded her that it was four
miles, as he had to take n circuit to avoid a
broken bridge. Driving her about tho city for
an hour, he set her down at the house ot her
friend, who, being informed of the charge he
had made, got him to carry the luggage into a
dark room, locked him in, and kept him there
till ho had refunded $2.20, by slipping the cash
under the door.
King Victor Emanuel has sent a present to
Teresita, Garibaldi's daughter, who is now re
siding with her father at Cuprera. It is a dia
mond necklace, with earrings to match, and
was to havo been presented to her on New
Year's day, but that the stormy sea prevented
its being received in time.
Mr. Cobden, writing from Algiers on tho 28th
of December, says, "the weather here is a com
plete contrast to what you are experiencing.
On Christmas day, the English residents met
at church, and on coming away, every one re
marked, 'How warm it is 1 ' We have green
peas every day fordinucr, and ripe strawberries,
and beautiful roses and flowers in the gardens.
With good British steamers to Marseilles, we
ought to be only seventy-two hours from Lon
don. It is a wonderful change of climate with
iu so short a time and distance."
TnE Batteby a Failure. The Philadel
phia, l'l ess's correspondent at Charleston , says :
" Tho cotton battery is said to be a failure,
which, I presume, will account for tho no small
denying all knowledge of- it. When it was
nearly completed some one discovered that it
could not float. I saw this extraordinary work
of art, and can vouch for its existence ; and,
nlthough the Mercury's correspondent at Wash
ington seems to have been ignorant of its where
abouts, the Mercury's editor was thoroughly
posted, and was silent."
Illumikation ix New Orleans. The Com
mon Council of New Orleans havo passed a
recommendation to have all the builJings in
the city illuminated on tho night of tho Cth of
February, in houor of the independent Repub
lic of Louisiana.
PiiErAnATtoNH i-o n the Haik and Skin.
It is a fault, both of taste and judgment, with
many ladies, that they allow questions of Macas
bar, pomatum, rouge, etc., to run too busily in
their heads. There can he no universal quick
cner of curls or thickener of braids, because it
is not possible to make such an article that is,
ono that will absolutely supply the place of na
ture in those respects. To make trees grow in
different Boils, different composts are required.
Even rouge is many-colored. And it should be
further borne in mind that there is positive dan
ger in tampering with many of the nostrums
that are put forth especially those for whiten
ing the skin. There can be no infallible bleach
nil, without tho compound possessing chemical
properties so strong that prudence and safety
require that it should bo let alone. This remark
applies generally to most cosmetics professed to
he adapted for ull temperaments and complex
ions. In tho violent days of our grandmothers
of old, when they willingly suffered any amount
ol tight-lacing, head-powdering, nnd other cruel
ties, in the cause of fashion and beauty, Myra
consented to bo tied by her hands to the bed
post for hours together, nnd Cbloe submitted to
any amount of bleediug, in search of white
hands, but it is to be hoped that the ladies of
the present generation havo become wiser nnd
less barbarous. It is also to be remembered that
nil artificial fairness in a lady's nppearance has
n gha8tliuess and unreality infinitely more stri
king than tho blemishes combalted with ; and
general caro of the health, maintained as a duty,
not as a pretext for hypochondriac and self
treasuring finicality, will, in nine cases out of
ten, suffice for the preservation of female beauty,
far more unfailingly than vitriols, or fluids, or
oils. Vitriol should in no case bo used, or any
compound of which it forms an ingredient.
Now nnd then a fluid, or an oil of an innocent
character, maybe used, us serving a temporary
Th,3t. Louis Republican, the most influen
tial journal in Missouri, declares that it will
support no man for a seat in the State Conven
tion, ".Who contemplates, presently or remotely,
a dissolution of the Union, for any of the causes
now presented to the country." And jt will
sunporj'no man who will not pledge himself to
submitjhU work in Convention, whatever it may
be, to a voto of the people of the State.
An Mctraordinnry caso of bigamy haa'-jMan
developed in. Dublin. Kate Collins, tfbattet.
dauccr(who has been for somo time bewitctirtg
the residents of the Irish capital, suddenly fin
ished, her object being to escape from the
clutches of the law the gentle Kilty being
charged with marrying no less than fire has1
bands, each of whom had been remitting her
weekly turns for her support. The' discovery
was made by the unexpected meeting of ai u
of the drd-Benedictsat1iffVetMCncer T
A Yorkshireman having occasion to visit
France, was dumb-founded to find, on reaching
Calais, that men, women, nnd children, all spoke
French. In tho height of tho perplexity which
this occasioned, he retreated to bed, and was
awakened in the morning by the cock crow
ing, whereupon he burst into a wild exclama
tion of astonishment and delight, and exclaimed,
" Thank goodness, there's English at last 1 "
A parly of fishermen caught, in the Delaware
river, near Point Pleasant, at a single haul,
five thousand five hundred suckers, as plump,
fat, and juicy, ns ever graced n table, on Thurs
day. Coffee is nETTEn Beaten than Ground.
Tho Turks employ no mills, but beat the berry
with wooden pestles in mortars. When long
used, the pestles become precious, and bring
Half an acre of land is on fire at Perryaville,
Indiana, and has been burning some time. 1 he
soil is a kind of marl, and tho surface is cov
ered with green grass, a treacherous oasis in
the desert, for when the cattle go to grnze they
scramble away with scorched feet and noses.
About two weeks ago a scandalous painting
on canvas was received by Mrs. Lincoln, per
express, from South Carolina. It represented
Mr. Lincoln with a ropo around his neck, his
feet chained, and his body adorned with tar
and feathers. Comment is unnecessary. Sleu
benville Daily Herald.
Scene at Four Monroe. Time 2 o'clock,
Dramatis persona Quiet citizen of Hamp
ton on his way to Old Point to take the Balti
more boat for Norfolk.
Sentinel on guard at the bridge Corporal
of the guard, and other soldiers.
Advance, Hamptoninn (in tho dark.)
Sentinel Standi and give the counter
sign. llamplonian Still advancing says noth
ing. Sentinel Stand, or by the " Mother of Mo
ses" I'll be afther letting daylight through
llamplonian You d n--d ass, if you shoot
at me and don't kill me, I'll make Irish mince
meat of you get out of my way you great ass.
Sentinel (Inn terrible rage, to the Corpo
ral) He called me an ass I can stand any
thing else, but bad luck to him, I'm ono of
Corporal (soothingly) He called you an
ass 1 Well, he may be right.
Exit Hamptouian, with whole bones. Nor
Great fun has been created in Turin by tho
piscovery that a golden crown, representing
oak and laurel leaves, which somo enthusiasts
firesented to Victor Emanuel, was purchased
rom a Jew for six thousand crowns : the Jew
having purchased it at tho sale of the effects of
1' anny r.lsler, tne dancing woman, whose name
and the date of its presentation to her in Lon
don are engraved inside, and have only just
now been discovered.
HoRitiiiLE. At the entrance to Milford
Haven, England on Christmas eve, a gunner
named Burke, with a rope fastened to his waist,
plunged into a heavy sea to recover a small
boat that had been carried from its fastenings.
The rone nrovinir too short, another was added.
which broke at the joining, a- d left the man,
hampered, to be carried out to seu, amid tho
cries of his wife and children. A comrade
named Kay, a powerful swimmer, plunged in
to rescue him, but was dashed back senseless
by a huge wave, thirty feet high upon the rocks.
In a little whilo tho body of the drowned man
roso to the surface, and a sea gull perched on
its head, and, in sight of nil on shore, com
menced picking at it until the ebbing sen bore
the corpse .and its wretched freight out of sight.
Two days afterwards the terror stricken widow
gavo birth to another child.
A skater of thirty years experience, who has
taught his children iu a fortnight, writes tho
following directions :
"Begin by walking on tho ice, crossing the
feet at each step, and they should practice it
also who can only run forwards on the insido
edgo, if they wish to become proficient. Walk
any ten paces forwards, crossing the one foot
over tho other at overy pace, and then walk the
same lino backwards, crossing the one foot be
hind tho other at every pace. You will get a
fall or two at first, but in a few lessons you will
find that you can do it without them. As soon
ns this is accomplished with moderate facility,
still adhering to the mossing the feet, which is
tho whole secret, let the foot follow the ekate,
and you will find that you are, insensibly as it
were, rollini! both backwards and forwards on
tho outside edge. It is a simple truth, and is
a mechanical certainty, ns, tho leg once crossed,
the skate on each foot can only rest on the out
side edge and the balance of the body iu that
positiou has been learnt."
A smart wlfo cleared fivo hundred dollars, a
now suit of clothes, and two new trunks, from
an amorous bachelor, under tho plea of eloping
with him. Elisha Griffith induced the Grunts
to emigrate to Jordan City, Minn., and take
charge of a saw-mill ; times went hard, nnd
Griffith presented the Grants with eighty acres
cfland; the mill was burnt down; and return
ing from Minneapolis one night, Griffith gave
Mrs. Grant $500 in gold, on condition of her
eloping with him j sho told her husband, nnd
obtaining an outfit from her lover, was to meet
him at La Crosse ; sho went to Chicago instcod,
and was arrested by telegraph on Monday, for
stealing tho $500 ; Griffith came on, and tho
caso was heard on Tuesday, resulting iu a ver
dict in favor of Mrs. Grant.
PROSPECTUS OP THE WEEKLY NATIONAL
Washington, D. O., December, 1880.
The undersigned have commenced the publica
tion, In this city, of a weekly newspaper, called
the National Republican.
It Is printed ona large sheet, 27 by 42 Inches,
and is furnished at the low prices stated below.
It will contain all the original matter of the
daily National Republican, with the exception of
local news not Interesting to country subscribers.
It will give full reports of the proceedings
of Congreit, and of the other departments of tho
It will contain all the news of the day, foreign
and domestic, markets, 4e., 4c, as well as an
original correspondence from all parts of the
country. The miscellaneous department will re
ceive special attention, and, la all respects, the
effort will be made to establish the cbaracterof
the National Republican as a ,
In politics, the paper will be Republican, sus
taining the Incoming Administration of Mr. Lin
coin, but disclaiming, however, any pretension
to be the organ of the President elect.
There Is no other Republican paper In tho
District of Columbia, or In the vicinity of it, and
It Is believed that recent events have opened to
such a paper an Important sphere of useful ef
fort. The time has come, when the actual ad
ministration of the Government upon Republican
principles will explode, tho misrepresentations
which have made those principles so distasteful
to the .-'outh.
But li Is not only here, and In this vicinity,
that the projectors of the National Republican
hope to make It useful. To the whole country
they offer a journal which will discuss nallonal
politics from a national standpoint, nnd which
will never be swerved from patriotic duty by any
overpowering pressure of local Interest.
One copy, ono year .... 2.00
Three copies, one year ... 5,00
Five copies, one year .... 7,00
Ten copies, one year - - - . - 12.00
Twenty copies, one year ... 20.00
Que copy, six months .... 1,00
Five copies, six months ... 3.50
Ten copies, six months ... . COO
Twcuty copies, six months ... 10.00
Payments always In advance.
When a Club of subscribers has been forward
ed, additions may be made to It on the same
terms. It Is not necessary that the subscribers
to a Club should receive their papers at the same
Money may be forwarded by mail, at our risk.
Large amounts can be remitted in drafts on Bos
ton, New York, Philadelphia, or Baltimore;
smaller amounts in gold, or In notes of solvent
L. CLEPHANE 4 CO.,
National It r publican, Washington, D. C.
Those of our exchanges publishing the above
conspicuously three times In the Inside form of
their paper, and forwarding a marked copy to
this office, will receive our dally in exchange
until the end of tho ensuing session of Congress.
rpilrl advertiser respectfully invites the atten
J- tlon of bis friends and the public in general
to his new stock of
Cloths, Cassimeres, and Vestings.
He has always on hand goods suitable for the
season, which he would be pleased to make up
to order on as liberal terms as any other estab
lishment in this city.
E. M. DREW, Agent,
O street, next to Bank of Washington,
WANTED. A young man, twenty years of
age, who has had considerable experience
in Buch matters, wishes to obtain a situation as
cleik or salesman in a store. Can furnish the
best city reference. Address " O. E. R.," City
Post Office. dec 21
MRS. O. OCKSTADT, 470 Niutb street, be
tween D and E streets, informs the public
that she Is prepared to supply them with Meat,
Vegetnb'es, and articles used In the preparation
of Soups, of good quality and at low prices,
AMAN, surveyor and draughtsman, who has
four or five hours of spare time per day,
wishes to get an engagement In drawing maps,
charts, 4c. Apply at No. 470 Ninth street, be
tween D and E. dec 18
Office Mutual Fiiik Ins. Co.,
Washington, D. C, Uetmber 31, 1800.
XN pursuance of the charter, the following
statement of the condition of the company is
Amount of premium notes on hand $125,070.83
Amount of loss during past year - 0,010.50
Amount of cash on hand - - 9,090.00
Notice is also given, that the annual meeting
of members will be held at the office of the Com
pany,'on Monday, the 21st Instant, at ten o'clock
A. M., when an election will be held for seven
managers to servo for the ensuing year.
jan 7 eoOt CHARLES WILSON, Sec.
TO HOUSEKEEPERS OF WASHINGTON
GEORGETOWN, AND VICINITY.
WE Invite the attention of housekeepers to
our very large aud beautiful stock of
China, Glass, and Earthen Ware,
Which Is now rendered complete In every depart
ment by our recent importations.
We deem it unnecessary to enumerate articles,
as we have everything that is usually kept In
the China business, from rich decorated French
China Dinner and Tea Sets, to the ordinary
Earthen Ware; and, ns we Import the majority of
our goods, we are prepared to furnish the best
quality, cither to the wholesale or retail trade,
as low as any of the importing houses of Balti
more. English and American Cutlery of superior
Aiso, Horn, Buck, and Cocoa-handled Cutlery,
from the same factories.
Silver-plated Ware on fine albata, warranted.
A large stock of Coal Oil Lamps, numerous
Parlor Lamp-shadcB and Chimneys,
Cut Glass Globes.
Hyacinth Classes, Fancy Articles, Toys, ic.
u. o. ruttjiuftiu.,
dec 4-eo 504 Odd Fellows' Hall, 7th street.
THOMAS K. GRAY,
D street, between Seventh and Eighth streets,
nov 20 Washington, D. O.
BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD,
CIIANQE OF HOURS.
ON and after Sunday, Novem
the trains will run as follows .
First train nt 0.20 A. M."
Second train at 7.40 A. SI.
Third train at 3.10 P. M., Express.
Fourth train at G P. M.
Leave Baltimore :
First train at 4.15 A. M , Express.
Second train at 8.35 A. M.
Third at 3.10 P. M.
Fourth at 4.20 P. H., Express.
The first, second, and third trains from Wash
ington connect through to Philadelphia and
Tho second and third connect at Washington
Junction wtth trains for the West, Souttrpnrt
Northwest; also, at Annapolis Junction for
Annapolis. For Norfolk take the 7.40 A. M.
For the accommodation of the way travel be
tween Washington and Laurel, a passenger car
will bo attached to the tonnage train which
leaves nt 12 M.
On Saturday the 3,10 P. M. train goes to
jan 4 T. II. PARSONS, Agent
MARITIME, NATIONAL, AND FANCY
IAN always be Und at the shortest notice, of
108 Hudson St., New York.
No. G18 Garrison street, between I and Vir
ginia avenue, Navy Yard.
CONSTANTLY on hand a full supply of Ready
Made Clothing and Gentlemen's Furnishing
goods. Jan 10
AUEXT FOR THE SALE OF AMERICAN AND FORXION
No. G7 Louisiana av., opposite Bank of Washington.
IJAR, Shtet, and Hoop Iron; Horse-shoe Iron,
JD Norway Nail Rods, Burden's Patent Horse
Shoes, Horse-shoe Nails ; Cast, Shear, and Mis
ter Steel; Anvils, Bellows, and Vices; Sheet
Lead, Bar Lead, and Lead Pipe; Leaded Roof
ing Tin ; Bright Tin of all kinds ; Block Tin,
Zinc, and Copper; Iron, Brass, and Copper Wire.
Carriage Bows and Curtain Canvas, Hubs,
Spokes, Rims, and Axles, Locks, Hinges, Screws,
Nails, Brads, Sash Weights, Sash Cord, Pulleys,
Planes, Saws, Chisels, Files, Boring and Mortice
Machines, and Grindstones, Axes, Shovels, Spades,
tuxes, 1 orKS, sc.
DEPOT FOR PLANT'S NEW PATENT
All at the lowest prices for Cash, or to punc
tual customers on short credit. nov 2G
AMERICAN AND ENGLISH PICKLES,
CHOW CHOW, !..
White and Brown ONIO.
Worcestershire Sauce, Soyer's Sultana, Read
ing, Harvey, and Anchovy SAUCES.
For sale by JE jSE B. WILSON,
327 Pa. av., betweea Sixth and Seventh
nov 2G streets, south side.
G. W. GOODALL,
Plumbor and Gas and Steam Fitter
504 Seventh street, near Canal Bridge, Washington.
ALL orders executed at the shortest notice, in
the most substantial manner, and on rea
Personal attention given to every department
of the business. nov 26
BRITISH SPECIFIC MIXTURE,
ror tho Cure of all Acuto and Chronic
IN offering these two preparations to the pub
lic, the Proprietor fearlessly hazards the as
sertion that they are unequalled, either for their
curative properties, or for their promptness and
certainty in their operation.
Long-standing cases of Gonorrhoea, Gleet,
Spasmodic Stricture, Pain in tho Loins, Gravel,
Burning in tho Urinary Passuge, havo been cur
ed by Ihe subscriber with these Mixtures, in
more than eleven hundred cases, during the past
nlno years, including the most aggravated forms
of Syphilis in some cases where the disease
was making rapid headway In its most horrible
forms, eating away the nose throat, 4c.
The Mixture for Gonorrhoea is not nauseous,
and is guarantied to cure, in from three to seven
days, cases of the longest standing.
Prepared and sold at
S H UM AN'S
SOUTHERN MEDICAL HOUSE,
Under Clarendon Hotel, comer of Sixth street
and Pennsylvania avenue, south side, immedi
ately opposite tho National Hotel. jan 10-tf
T WISH all gentlemen to bear' K
lIHlf I In mind that the plan which I
4sP1' adopted, six years ago, of selling
HATti and BOOTS at greatly reduced prices, for
cash, is In successful operation. Just received,
n full supply of the latest New York styles of
DRESS HATS. The very finest Hat at $3.50;
a first-rate Hat, $3 ; and very good, fashionable
Hat, $2.50. All of tho latest styles of soft HATS
and CAPS, at the very lowest prices. I am
constantly supplied with a very large stock of
those fine DRESS BOOTS, at $3.75 which I
have been selling for many years as well as
the very best quality of Patent Leather GAIT
ERS, at $3.50. Fine French Calfskin Gaiters,
Irora $2 to $2.50.
Terras cash. No extra charge in order to off
set bad debts. ANTHONY, Agent for the Manu
facturers, Seventh street, second Hat Store from
tho corner, opposite Avenue House, No. 40.
Butcher and Provision Dealer,
Nos. 8 and 9, CENTRE MARKET,
He has also a stand at the
Pork, Beef, and all other kinds of Meat, kept
constantly on hand, to which the attention ot
the citizens of Washington and resident stran
gers is respectfully Invited. dec 31 If
BOOT AND SHOE MANUFACTORY.
THE subscriber has the pleasure of Informing
his friends and former customers that he is
engaged In the Boot and Shoe manufacturing
business, with an entire new stock, such as
Melies' French Shoes, Gaiters, Slippers, Pumps,
4c, with a superior stock of Lemoinc's' French
Calf-skins, and all other material, for the manu
facture of Gentlemen's fine Boots and Shoes, pur
chased for Cash, and will be made up by the
best workmen, and sold at the Lowest Cash
Prices, for Cash only.
To my former patrons. It Is useless to say any
thing of my qualifications for the business I havo
again embarked in. To them, and the public
generally, I will only say, I can at all times be
found at home, nnd ready to wait on them. The
one-price rule will be strictly ndhered to. Give
me a call. JOHN MILLS, Agent,
Fashionable Boot and Shoe-maker, No.
50f Pennsylvania avenue, between the
St. Charles Hotel and Adams's Ex
press Office, formerly under Brown's
P. S. I have no Interest In, or connection with,
any other store than the one I am in, No. 504
Pennsylvania avenue. J. II.
"LINCOLN STOMACH BITTERS."
ONLY sold at the store of W. Gerccke, on
Pennsylvania avenue, between Four-and-a-half
and Sixth streets. Also, a great supply just
Imported of Swltz and Llnburg Cheese, Sar
delles, Sardines, Holl. Herrings, 4c, for sale,
nov 30 W. GERECKE.
Gun and Lock Smith,
No. 381 D street, between Sixth and Seventh
streets, Washington, D. C.
ALL work intrusted to me will be executed
promptly. All persons wishing tbelr Locks,
Bells, 4c, repaired, will please give me a call
before applying elsewhere. Terms cash,
jan 14 lw
Only 15 cents per bottle, at BONTZ 4 GRIP
FITH'S, No. 309 Seventh street, between I and
Warranted the Genuine Spalding Glue.
dec 15 eod lm
HALL k WHITE,
M AO H I N ISTS,,
STEAM ENGINE BUILDERS,
IRON RAILING MANUFACTURERS,
No. 23 Maine avenue, between Four-and-a-half
and Sixth streets, Washington, D. O. nov 20
No. 318 Pennsylvania avenue,, between Sixth and
Seventh streets, Washington, D. C,
MANUFACTURER OF GENTLEMEN'S
FASHIONABLE BOOTS & SHOES,
HAS at all times a sufficient force of the most
experienced hands to make promptly to or
der every variety of work In his line. He has on
his shelves a very good supply of work of bis own
make. Also, a general supply of Northern work,
direct from the Manufacturers, as well as from
Auction, and assures the public that no house
in this or any other city can supply, WHOLE
SALE or RETAIL, at Ivwer rates. nov 20
IVjEW MESS MACKEREL, 4c, 4c.
1 1 6 Barrels New No. 1 Mess Mackerel.
20 barrels Large New No. 1 Mackerel.
100 Halves, Quarters, and Eighths Barrels New
Mess and No. 1 Mackerel.
5,000 pounds Large Fat CodGsb.
5 tierces No. 1 Salmon.
25 kits No. 1 S.lmon.
50 toxes Scaled Herrings,
200 barrels No. 1 -t. John's Alewives.
200 barrels No. 1 Gibbed Herring.
For sale by E. E. WHITE 4 CO.,
No. 63 Louisiana avenue, bet. Siith
and Seventh streets, opposite Bank
dec 15 of Washington. ,
I AM receiving a lot or Green and Black TEAS,
among which are some of as fine grades as
can be had, to which I invite the attention of all
lovers of choice Green and Black Teas.
JESSE B. WILSON,
. 327 Pa av., between Sixth and Seventh
nov 20 streets, south side.
Champagne Wines and Brandies.
QK BASKETS HKID3IECK CHAMPAGNE.
OtJ 25 baskets of the celebrated Cliquot Wine.
12 dozen fine old Champagne Brandy.
12 dozen fine old London Dock Brandy.
8 quarter casks very fine delicate Pale
Sherry, imported direct by us.
In store, und for sale by
E. 15. WHITE 4 CO.,
No. C3 Louisiana avenue, between
Sixth and Seventh streets, opposite
deo 15 Bank of Washington.
4'JO Seventh street,
1 OU can find a complete assortment of House
keeping Hardware, Cutlery, Silver-plated
Ware, Britannia, Block Tin, and Japanned Ware,
Door Mats, Table Mats, Feather Dusters, Clocks,
and all the useful articles for Housekeeping,
together with Ladles' Satchels, Card Cases,
Purees, Fans, Combs, Brushes, Baskets, 4c,
4c, all selected with great care, bought for
cash, and will be sold at the veiy lowest prices
Purchasers will do well to remember
Houso-Furnliblng Store, No. 400 Seventh street,
.OFFICE OF INSPEOTOR AND SEALER Ot
Wasuixotox, July 18, 1860.
NOTICE is hereby given, that, agreeably to the
provisions of the ordinance of the Corpora
tion, approved May 12, 1860, the undersigned Is
now prepared, "whenever required in writing,
and on prepayment of the fee of fifty cents, to
Inspect, examine, test, prove, and ascertain, the
accuracy of registration of any gas meter In use
In this city." Every meter, If round Incorrect,
will be condemned; and another, sealed and
marked as true, will be sot In its place. a)f
proved to be accurate In Its measurement of gas,
it will be sealed accordingly, and again pat In
position for use.
Office No. 510 Seventh street, near Odd Fel
lows Hall. Open from 8 A. M. to 5 P. M.
CHARLES W. CUNNINGHAM,
Inspectorud (baler of Qas MeUrt.
jin 21 lm
Fine Old Whisky.
m BARRELS FINE OLD RYE WHISKY.
10 barrels superior old Bourbon do.
5 barrels Gibson's XXXX old rye do.
10 do. do. XXX do. do.
20 do. do. XX do. do.
40 do. do. X do. do.
60 do. medium Rye and Bourbon do.
100 dozen old Cabinet, Rye, and Bourbon
25 fire gallon demijohns very superior old
In store, and for sale by
E. E. WHITE k CO.,
No. 63 Louisiana avenue, between
Sixth and Seventh streets, opposite
dec 15 the Bank of Washington.
NEW CROP FRUITS, 4c.
I HAVE In (tore and am receiving from the
Northern markets New Crop Layer RAISIN S,
in whole, half, and quarter boxes; Malaga Bunch
Raisins, in whole, half, and quarter boxes; New
Crop CITRON, CURRANTS, .
FIGS, FILBERTS, BRAZIL NUTS,
ALMONDS, CRANBERR1E 1, 4c;
All of which will be sold as low as can be had.
JESSE B. WILsON,
327 Pa. av., between Sixth and Seventh
nov 26 streets, south side.
GOSnEN BUTTER AND CHEESE.
I WILL have In store In a day or two Choice
GOSHE.V BUl'TER and CHEESE, of as fine
quality as can be bad, to which I Invite the at
tention of purchasers.
JESSE B. WILSON,
327 Pa. av., between Sixth and Seventh
nov 26 streets, sou h side.
New No. 1 Mess Mackerel
For sale low by
BROWNING 4 KEATING,.
353 Penn. avenue, near Sixth street.
THE UNION WILL STAND, NO MATTER
WHO'S PRESIDENT I
CONSEQUENTLY, I shall remain in Wash
ington, and continue to pursue my occu
pation of HOUSE. SIGN, aud ORNAMENTAL
PAINTING. Gliding In all Its branches. Old
Glazing promptly attended to. Painting and
Ornamenting Cottage Furniture In the best
style. I also call attention to the Painting of
Roofs and Brick Walls.
All of the above I will do as cheap as the
cheapest. I therefore solicit the patronage of
my friends and fellow citizens of the District.
Punctuality strictly observed, and work done in
the best manner.
You will please mind your stops, and stop at
M. T. PARKER'S Painting Establishment, No. 53 1
53 11 53 II I Louisiana avenue, north side, be
tween Sixth and eventh streets.
P. S. Signs put up free of charge, as usual.
Fresh Fruits and Vegetables.
Green Corn, Green Beans,
Green Tomatoes, Fresh Peaches,
Brandy Peaches, Lima Beans,
French Peas, Asparagus,
Mushrooms, Capers and Olives,
Olives Stuffed in Oil. Spanish do. ,
New Raisins, Almonds,
Dates, Prunes, Figs, 4c.
For Bale low by
BROWNING 4 KEATING,
353 Penn. avenue, near Sixth street.
EDMUND F. BROWN,
Notary Public, Commissioner of the Court oj
Claims and for the State of California, and
Attorney for business in the several Depart
vients, IS prepared ta take Depositions for the Court
of Claims, and the Courts In the several States
and Territories ; and also to act as Counsellor
and Attorney for business before the different
Departments of Government.
Deeds, Wills, and other Writings, prepared,
and Acknowledgments taken.
Office, 402 F street, next to Seventh street, op
posite the Post Office aud Patent Office.
dec 4 2aw3m
Encourage Home Production.
LAMPBLACK of all qualities, and packed In
all of the different styles known to the trade.
ROOFING FITCH & ROOFING FELT,
FOR GRAVEL UOOFS,
And also used for slate aud tin roofs. Manufac
tured und for sale by
II. C. WILSON 4 CO.,
Tnenty-sccond street and Chespeake and
Ohio Canal. Office adjoining Bank of
Washington. nov 26
ANDLES AND OIL.
20 cases Paratfine Candles.
20 boxes Sperm Candles.
60 boxes Adamantine Candles.
60 boxes Hotel Candles.
1 cask Coal Oil, for burning.
Lard, Whale and Sperm Oil.
Just received, and for sale by
E. E. WU1TE 4 CO.,
No. 63 Louisiana avenue, bet. Sixth
and Seventh streets, opposite Bank
dec 15 of Washington.
A TWO-STORY Hrlck House, No. 327 G
street, between Twelfth and Thirteenth
streets, containing seven rooms. Possession
given immediately. Apply at this office,
LOT FOR SALE. Lot Five, In Square 1032,
containing about 13,000 square leet. Price,
three cents per foot. Apply at this office.
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