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WASHINGTON, D. C, TUESDAY, JULY 23, JL861.
THE NATIONAL REPUBLICAN
On S'u'rntli street, near E, opposite the (Inner!
Pout Office, by
W. .1. MU UTAH IK A OO.
JOHNSON AND BLONDIN.
fExtrcUOlbrucli, from tbo Intent wllUou uf BcnwcU'a
IJle of Dr. Jobn'on
Tbo next day was Saturday, and I called
upon my rercrend frrond in the Temple, and
niter some hesitation I mentioned that I had
purchase tickets of admission to the Crystal
Palace to seo the feats of tho French acrobat.
Blondin, who was to exhibit that day. J said
that I did not know whether I should go or
"Sir," said Dr. Johnson, "why do you tell
me a lie? Von know that you hare resolred
upon witnessing this Frenchman's exhibition,
and the weakness of the desiie is less culpa
hie than the cowardice of the mendacity that
would veil it."
I admitted that I had the curiosity to behold
an instance of the power of courage and skill
in surmounting difficulties of a grave nature.
"You are a humbug," said my veneratod
friend. " Yon care nothing for the fellow's
oourago or skill, but you bare a vulgar desire
to co with the multitude, and, perhaps, a con
cealed hope that yqu.may be present at a pain
I urged that the Prince of Wales, my Sover
eign's eldest ton, had witnessed the sight, and
rewarded the performer with a medal.
My honored friend became exceedingly angry.
" Do not," he aaid, " drag the name of a mem
ber of tho royal family of theso realms (royal
de facto he added with a murmur to himself)
into your miserablo plea. The Prince of Wales,
in not retusing to join in a transatlantic holi
day, was gracefully discharging an instalment
of the duty for which ho was accredited to tho
West. You hare no business on Sydenham
hill, and if you had a medal, so far from bestow
ing it upon Blondin, yon would stiok it upon
jour own hat, and repeat the Paolt farce. Let
me hear no such nonsense."
11 ut my character, as is well known, 13 one of
inrinciblo fortitude and pertinacity, and when I
know myself to be in the right, I am not easily
put dowu. I therefore returned to tho charge
with a courage wbioh almost astonished my
self. "Pindar sang tho praises of horse-raciug,
Dr. Johnson," I replied.
" A. horse is not a Frenchman, nor aro you
Pindar," retorted my rerorend friend, with that
quickness which belonged to him. The lively
sally restored his good humor, for, he added,
"You aro not even a Pindar of Wakefield,
though in your heart you despise Qoldy's Vicar
of that locality."
This was unjust, and I told him that though
1 did not think so highly of Qoldsmith's little
talo as some did, I was tar from despising an
elegantly written and moral fable. I then said,
" Dr. Johnson, will you do mo tho favor to
come and seo Blondin?"
Be laughed, and said I was putting him to
the expsrimn(um cruets which I afterwards
thought a most felicitous phrase, because tho
Frenchman bad to "cross" tho transept. I
doubt not I have lost hundreds of equally good
things through my culpable negligence of tran
scription. "Why, sir," ho said, "if you had asked me
to purchase a ticket for this sight I should have
peremptorily refused, because lam not justified
in contributing to bribe a fellow creaturo though
only a Frenchman and a mountebauk, to risk
the loss of his life. But as you have paid for
tho tickets, and as I shall not repay yoUj the
otm.? is wih yourself, and I will accompany
" Wo aro at tho Crystal Palace," I remarked,
as tho train entered the station:
" The building is not of crystal, nor is it a
palace," said my illustrious friend.
The name, I said humbly, was given by Mr.
"Mr. Punch is a great authority," said Dr.
Johnson, removing his hat for a moment, "and
1 will accept his nomenclature. The fact had
So ready was he to own an error when it was
properly brought before him.
" Mr. Punch" he continued, " is most fortu
nato in selecting denominations. It was he
who gave tho nama of Arcadia to that new ar
ciided garden and locality at South Kensington,
a name which I observe the journals are all
adopting without acknowledgement of tho orig
inal Inventor. But few can bo well uQbrd to bo
robbed, though the wealth of the Bank of Eng
land is no excuse for the criminality of the bur
glar." We proceed across tho beautiful garden, and
my reverend friend, whose classic recollections
wero ever ready, pointed to the Mercury on one
of the water temples, and remarked that there
was a Blondin ready perched. I sai,"Stat in
alernum," but was immediately and sternly re
buked by my houored friend for light use of a
word signilying eternity, " liut, " he added
playfully, " do not be cast dowu, for you your
sell are un everlasting doukey." This reassured
me, aud wo ascended to the gallery and took
our seats. Gazing down upon the vast area,
on tho sides of which and around it, wero
nearly 10,000 persons, Dr. Johnson whispered
" Do yon think as many persons would como
to see you supported by a single cord 1 "
1 felt hurt 1 for though I am conscioui of
many shortcomings, it was wounding to think
that tho groutest moralist of the age had ever
seriously contemplated my coming to be bang
ed. " Do not be a fool," said Dr. Johnson, kindly.
" You will repose in your Scottish mausoleum,
followed by an incalculable array of ssmi-de-nuded
Caledonia boors ; so be happy aud sur
The Frenchman came upon tho rope, ran,
tumbled, stood upon bis head, feigned to slip,
lay down, walkod baokwaids blindfolded, and
nerformed his other extraordinary irvmuostic
teats at a height of ISO feet from the floor that
had been clenrou uelow. .Military music play
ed, tbo vast assembly applauded, and tears
eame into my eyes.
"What aro you blubbering for?" said ray
illustrious frieud. " Do you envy that poor
acrobat in his triumph, or do you imagine that
you yourself could perform those feats better?
In the first alternative the sentiment is un
worthy! the second, tho vanity is egregious."
Thus did he ever seek to improvo my miud
and heart, and what do I not owo to him? I
told him, however, thatho misjudged me, and
that I was weeping to think that 10,000 of my
fellow-creatures bad assembled to derive ex
citement from the chanco of a Frenok niouute
bank breaking his neck.
" Spare your tears and stow your twaddle,"
responded my venerable friend. "They have
come for no such savage purpose. They hare
heard that a person has acquired the art of
safely walking on a suspended cord, and they
evince a landable desire to witness a triumph
of courage and skill. Do you degrade your fel
low subjects to the level of tho Roman specta
tors of gladiator fights? Is thoro one person
in that crowd who would turn up (he thumb, if
doing so would bring down that acrobat to that
I did not daro to remind him that ho had
summarily crushed ray own plea in hla cham
bers, but I asked him whether he would take
anything to drink. Ho was condescending
onough to partake of a bottle of Scottish ale
with mo, and seasoned it by a good-hummored
gibe at my selecting liquor bearing the name
of my country.
"The health of the French acrobat, with the
American reputation, in a tumbler of Scottish
alal" he aaid:
" Drunk by Dr. Johnson," I ventured to add,
" whose reputation is neither French nor Ameri
can, nor Scotch, nor English, but universal."
" You are a thundering humbug," said my
reverend friend, smiling. I have reason to be
lieve that he was pleased, for he permitted ma
to pay the cab from the terminus to the Temple.
BERGER'S BILLIARD PLAY IN BUF
FALO. The billiard performances of M. Berger in
Buffalo are thus noticed by the Commercial
Advertiser of that city :
" The exhibition opened with a French carom
game of one hundred points, between M. Ber
ger and oeereiter. r or tho benent ot the un
initiated, we Bay hero, that in this game but
three balls are used, the two whites and the
pink, and that each carom counts one. Among
evcry-day players, a ncoro of eight iu this
game would be considered good, equal to fifty
in onr ordinary game. Tho score last night
was as follows :
Birscr-S, 1,15,0,0,23, 10,3,0,1,8,1,0,5, 18,1,4,1. 10O
ScoMlter 3, 4, 0, 1), 0, 4, 1, 0, 0, 0, 0, 3, 0, 2, 0, 0, 1 IS
" When tho game was finished, M. Berger
changed the balls for a smaller set, with which
ho executed those shots which tho papers nil
over the country described, but which we never
tuny believed possible until now. it seemed
as if M. Berger had his cue-ball divided accu
rately in his eye into countless partitions, and
that he knew in just what serpentine couroo a
stroke on any one of them would force it. He
would force his ball around or over into a
basket placed on the table, and make the inev
itable carom, to the 'satisfaction me, professor.'
lie would jump it throuf b a hoop held a foot
above tho table, ovtr a cue, or send it spinning
down tho top of the side cushion, as a neces
sary preliminary to the everlasting carom.
" We were convinced, by what wo saw last
night, that the best players of this couutry may
givo up all idea, for the present, of their stand
ing even in a fixed ratio of inferiority to M.
Berger. The difference is not in degree, but
in kiud. It was seen in New York that tho
Professor would beat the person he played with
about the eame number of points, whether it
was Phclan or some amateur. Kavanagh, wo
believo, played a closer game with him than
any one else. Mr. Seereiter, a few days since,
made over seventy in a game with him. But
wo count this uothing, for we believo that Mr.
Berger, in the way of large runs, has done iu
this country by no means what he can do. He
evidently did not exert himself for this last
night, in the regular game. He tried to make
a carom each time, probably, but when ho got
the balls together he did not nurse them, but
wni'ld pfTpp.fc nlmnnt fvprv nhnt hv a nernen-
dicular force Their apparent approximation
to mm, tueretore, we thinu no test ot tne com
parative merits of our playeis. Mr. Kavanagh,
we understand, is practicing sedulously in M.
Berber's style of frame, and has acquired a
great many of his shots, but we think it will be
a long time before he equals his master."
One or tue Boys. Iu the couuty of Alle
ghany, N. Y., and on the headwaters of the Al
leghany river, lives an active, thrifty citizen,
still "in early manhood, who devotes his energies
to the preparation and sale of lumber. He rafts
many thousands of pine boards annually down
thenvers, and hag a lumber-yard at Memphis
probably not his only one. Associating inti
mately aud trading largely with Southrons, he
has ever been a thorough Democrat, and last
full advocated Breckinridge for President,
though he, of course, voted tbo Fusion ticket.
Hearing of trouble at Memphis, he started
for that city Borno weeks since, to look after his
property, but was met at Cincinnati by repre
sentations that induced him to think that even
he might not bo safe in the Tennessenn empo
rium. Ho telegraphed to a friend in Memphis
fur a solution ot his doubt, and was rather sur
prised ut receiviug the gruff answer, " Damn
you! como on I" Ho obeyed the discortcous
invitation; roached Memphis : aud soon found
his hotel surrounded by a mob of demons, yell
inc for his blood, though they only knew of him
that he came from the North, and was supposed
lo no alter pay tor bis property. Aided ty a
friend, he made his escape lrom a Tear window,
ran several miles acrosB the country to the next
station north on the railroad, thero took the
cars, and somehow reached Cinoinnati, whence
he telegraphed homo that he would follow tho
message forthwith, and wished to meet his
friends and neighbors the next evening. He
did. so meet them, and told them ho was in for
tho war for tho Union, and raised a company of
sharp shooters on tho spot, and is now at its
head in Virginia. Wheuever (he North shall
decide to entertain propositions looking to n
compromise, we shall move that he be appoint
ed oue of the Commissioijeca to arrange tho
terms of adjustment. A'. K Tribune.
Mrs. Yelvertcn's novol, " Martyrs to Circum
stances," is pronounced by London critics
" The rhapsodizing rubbish of n lovo raying
French boarding school minx, with a consider
able spico of the fast woman of tho world.
Everybody who pays the odd six-pence for it
will have purchased the fee simpleton right toset
set up for a ' Martyr to Circumstances,' too.
Thero is not an hour's reading in it, and that
is three quarters of nn hour more than it is
worth. The ' gentle-blooded ' major is avenged
his enemy, his wile, has written a boolc.
A five year old newsboy, in New Haven,
Conn., swallowed a pouny the other day, and
cried pitiably about it till a medical by-slander
told him that if the money was good it would
A remarkable case of very "early piety"
has just been found in Brussels. The police
making their rounds at midnight, found an or
dinary clothes-line hanging near a door, sever
al feet above the ground, and tracing its histo
ry discovered that it came out of a garrot-wiu-dow
above. They entered the honso, convinced
that they were on the track of some daring
burglar?, searched alj the premises, and at last
on walking into the 'garret were horrified to
find themselves confronted by a house maid, in
a very easy erening dress, who, with tears, ex
plained that the mysterious clothes-line was at
tached to her left arm, in order that a young
waiter to whom she was hereself attached,
coming early in the morning might call her
with ajerk to prayers at the Cathedral. Aa
this explained the clothes liue, and there was
not much in the lino of clothes before them,
the discomfitted and blushing police beat n
Humors of the Scuool-Roou. A teacher,
in exercising his pupils recently in arithmetic,
gave the following question t
"A farmer put 1.12 bushels 1 peck of apples
in 46 barrels: how many bnshels did ho put
into a barrel I
A lad of bright parts, ambitious to be the
first to give an answer, said :
" Fourteen bushels 3 pecks."
"But how could you get 14 bushels of apples
into a barrel?" asked the teacher.
"Oh! I suppose the apples were email onos,"
was the arch reply of the scholar.
Hkenan CniLLKNors all Enqi.and. John
C. Heenan has forwarded a challenge to Eng
land to fight Mace, Hurst, King, or any other
mail in England, for the sum of $10,000. It is
also stated that Heenan's offer embraces several
other points, viz : That he (Heenan) will stake
$10,000 to $8,000 if Mace will come to this
country and fight in Canada; ho will gire Mace
$1,000 to defray his expenses here; or the
Boy will take $10,000 to $8,000 and fight in
England, if the champion of England will pay
Heenan $1,000 to defray his expenses to that
Tut French Emfrkss Rewards a Police
Hcro. Not many weeks ago a pair of horses
ran away with the carriage of a French gentle
man, on tho Champs Elysees, in Paris, when the
crowd was numerous. The danger was imminent
to many persons, when a sergeant of tho police,
Uiscoy, gallantly ruslied forward, seized tne
horses by the head, and Btopped them in their
tlignt. A lady, passing in ner carnage, wit
nessed bis courage, and the next day he re
ceived a gold watch bearing the cypher of the
donor, nnd it was that of the Empress.
How He Got Orr. Mr. Lamberton, the
Postmaster at Warrington, Fla., who, was ar
rested by the rebels, charged with sending let
ters and papers to tho garrison at Fort Pick
ens, has got off very easy. The City Council
of Montgomery tried him wo know not by
what process of law and sentenced him to be
sent North. He was carried to Atlanta by the
Marshal of Montgomery, and will be shipped
from place to place until ho is off secession soil.
Class in GEOORAruv. "What is the low
est ridge in Kentucky? "
Small Boy" Breckin-ridge."
" What is tho crookedest, meanest lane in
America ? "
Small Soy " Jo Lane. Please mayn't I go
"Don't put too much confidence in a lover's
vows and sighs," said Mrs. Partington to her
neices ; " let them tell you that you have lips
like strawberries aud cream, cheeks like tarna
tion, eyes like au asterisk ; but such things
ofmor come from a tender head than a tender
" Will not Run." The Charleston Mercury
says the brave sons of secessia "will not run."
This reminds us of the fellow who said : " Boys,
I don't steal, but I can reach d d fur." The
rebels may not have run, but they did some
tall walking at Philippa, Martinsbnrg, and else
where. Albany Journal.
The commissioners of the exhibition of 1862
have applied to Auber, Meyerbeer, and Rossini,
for musical compositions representing France,
Qormany, and Italy, to bo performed at the
opening of tho exhibition. Rossini has de
clined, on the ground that he does not now be
long to the musical world.
Mr. Spurgeon has so overtasked his powers
as to render it necessary for him to refuse all
applications to preach elsewhere than in his
own chapel. His medical advisers have com-
Eelled him to take this course in order to save
is voice, which it was feared he would lose
UNITED STATES MILITARY ROUTE.
SPECIAL NOTICE TO TRAVELLERS.
ON and after Thursday, May 16, 1861, passen
ger trains between Washington and Balti
more will run as follows :
Leave Washington at 4.15 and 7.10 A. M., and
2.30 and 5.45 P. M., arriving at Baltimore at
5.60 and 8.50 A. M.. and 4.05 and 7.30 P. M.
Leave Baltimore at 4.20 and 8.20 A. M., and 3.45
and 5 P. M., arriving at Washington at 6.10
and 10.10 A. M., and 5.25 and 6.45 P. M.
Passenger Trains leaving Washington at 7.10
A. M. and 6.45 P. M.. and Baltimore at 8.20 A
It. and 5 P. M., make direct connections for An
napolis at the Junction.
Trains leave Annapolis for Baltimore and
Washington at 0.30 A. M. and 4.15 P. M.
Pasiengtr Trains leaving Washington at 4.15
and 7.10 A. M., aud 2.30 P. M-, make direct con
nections at Baltimore for Philadelphia, New
York, Boston, and all other points North.
All articles of freight (not contraband of war)
will be transported over the line. Tonnage trains
will leave Baltimoro at 4.20 A. M. Leave Wash
ington at 7 P. M..
By order of tho Secretary of War
THOS. A. SCOTT,
May 16 tf General Manager
U. S. MILITARY ROUTE SPECIAL NOTICE
On SUNDAY the trains will leave the Depot
at 7 10 A. M. and 2.30 P. M. for Philadelphia
and New York. Trabis will arrive at 6.10 A. M.
aud 6.45 P. M. THOMAS A. S00TT,
may 21 Oonerol Manager.
WE have received within tbo last day or two
a large assortment of BOYS' SPRING
CLOTHING, embracing all styles of low-priced,
medium, and fine qualities, which we are selling
at very low prices for cash.
WALL, STEPHENS, A CO.,
322 Penn. avenue, between Ninth
may 23 and Tenth street
Omct of Army Clotmiixi add Equifaoe,
Comer o Howard and Mercer Struts,
New York, July 8, 1801.
SKA LED PROPOSALS are Invited and will be
received at this office until 13 o'clock, M.,
03 MONDAY, the 29th day of July Instant, when
tbey will be publicly opened for famishing by
contract the following tents for the use of the
army, deliverable at such place or places In the
city of New York as may be hereafter designated,
in quantities as required.
Proposals should state the price of tents com
plete, delivered at any of the depots of the Quar
termaster's Department, exclusive of tent polst
and tent pins, which will be the subject of sops
Large supplies will be needed, and the pur
chases will be made from the lowest responsible
bidders, at the time it becomes necessary to gire
The prices per tent ahould be stated, naming
the places at which the bidder offers to deliver.
The following specifications will be strictly
adhered to :
14 feet long, 15 feet wide, 11 feet high, with a
wall 4 feet, and having on one end a lappel, so
as to admit of two or more tents being joined and
thrown Into one, with a continuous covering or
HOSPITAL TENT FLY.
32 feet 10 Inches long, 14 feet wide.
0 feet long, 9 feet wide, 9 feet high, 4 feet
WALL TENT FLY.
10 feet Ion it. 9 feet wide.
18 feet diameter, 13 feet high.
0 feet 10 Inches long, 7 feet wlde.1 feet 1 Inch
The tents and " (Ilea " are to be made of cotton
duck, of the following weight and dimensions, via :
For Hospital Tent
30 Inches wide and 22 ounces per yard.
For Hospital Tent Fly
30 Inches wide and IS ounces per yard.
For Wall and Sibley Tent
28 Inches wide and IK ounces per yard.
For Servant's Tent and WaU Tent Ply
28 inches wide and 10 ounces per yard.
AU the above-mentioned articles must conform
in every respect to the sealed standard patterns
in this office, where they may bo examined and
and additional Information received concerning
Aa it is desirable that the articles be of do
mestic fabrication, bids from manufacturers and
regular dealers will be preferred, which must be
made for and conform to such articles only, in
quality and description, as aro required by the
advertisement and the samples In this office, but
contracts will be awarded to tho lowest respon
sible bidder who shall fnrnish satisfactory secu
rities for the faithful performance thereof.
The manufacturer's establishment or dealer's
place of business must be distinctly stated In
the proposal, together with the names, address,
and responsibility of two persons proposed as
sureties. The sureties will guaranty that a con
tract shall be entered Into within ten days after
tho acceptance of said bid or proposal.
Proposals will be received for any one of the
articles, separately, and lor any portion of each,
not less than ono fourth of the number or quan
tity advertised for.
The privileges reserved by and for the United
States of rejecting any proposals that may be
All articles will be subject to inspection by
sworn inspectors, appointed by authority of the
It is to 'be distinctly understood that contracts
are not transferrable without the consent of the
proper authority, and that any sale, assignment,
or transfer, without such consent, having been
obtained, except under a process of law, will be
regarded as an abandonment of the contract ;
and the contractor and his, or their, securities
wlU be held responsible for all loss or damage to
the United States which may arise therefrom.
Payments will be made on each delivery, should
Congress have made au appropriation to meet
them, or as soon thereafter as an appropriation
shall be made for that purpose. Ten per cent,
of the amount of each delivery will be retained
until the contract shall be rompleted, which will
be forfeited to the United States in case of defal
cation on the part of the contractor in fulfilling
Forms of proposals and guaranty will be fur
nished upon application to this office, and none
will be considered that do not conform thereto.
Proposals will be cudorsed, " Proposals for Fur
nishing Army Tents," and be addressed,
Major D. H. VINTON, .
Quartermaster, U. S. Army,
Jy 15 td Box 3,298 Post Office.
PURE COUNTRY MILK.
THE subscriber delivers Pure Country Milk,
morning and evening, as usual, to his cus
tomer. Strangers commencing housekeeping in
this City, who desire Milk, can have their orders
promptly attended to by applying at this office,
mar 13 tf DAVID MILLER.
A PRINCELY LOCATION FOR SALE
GLEBE COTTAGE, In Alexandria county, can
be bought low. It consists of 100 acres well
fenced ; good buildings large bouse, two largo
barns fruit of all kinds, and in a high state of
cultivation. Inquire on the premises, or at 393
Sixth street, between G and If.
may'17 6m J. B. BROWN.
CREAM ALE I CREAM ALE I
r"pHE subscriber has the pleasure of informing
X. tho publlo that he has become sole agout
for the sale of Mabtim's Justly Cilibbatio
Cbiaii Alx, appreciated by all who have tried
it, as a nutritive, delicious, wholesome beverage.
He has also beon appointed sole agent for the
Bale of Berglcr'B Philadelphia Sparkling Stock
Ale. The ubovo beverages need no commenda
tion from the subscriber, but ho would cordially
Invito all who have never tested their merits to
give him a call at his depot, No. 461 Seventh
ttrcet, opposito the General Post Office, and sat
isfy themselves not only of tho excellencies of
these ales, but of the promptitude of the agent
iu executing their orders.
4G4 Seventh St., opp. the Post Office,
jnno 29 lm
ON the 9th Instant, a small SPANIEL DOG ;
had on a rough leather collar, with owner's
name written In ink. The finder will bo suitably
rewarded by leaving It at tho corner of Virginia
avenue and Tenth street, Island, immediately In
the rear of the Smithsonian Institution, jy 15
LOT FOR SALE. Lot Five, in Square 1032,
containing about 13,000 squaro teet. Price,
three cent per foot. Apply at thii office,
GALT'S'STEAM FIRE WOOD HILLS, AND
Wharf, foot of Seventeenth street, below the
Office, No. 282 Pennsylvania avenue, between
Eleventh and Twelfth streets.
tST Wood prepared any length or Size, or de
Je9 Coal screened before delivery.
jane 1 tf
FRESCO AND ORNAMENTAL PAINTER.
AND DEALER IN
Pafnti, Oila, GImi, Lamps, Ac., &o.
BOUSE PAINTING AND OLAZINQ.
320 0 St., bit. Sixth and Seventh its., north side,
mar 18 6m
WANTED FOR CASH All kinds of Second
Hand Furniture and House-keeping Arti
cles. Persona leaving the city, or having a sur
plus, will do well to call immediately on
Dealer in New and Second-Hand
-Furniture, No. 428 Seventh
June 4 tf street, between Q and H streets.
33T Pennsylvania avenue, oppoiitt JSrovn's Until,
WATCHMAKER & JEWELLER,
Recommends himself to the publlo In general to
do all kinds of work In his line, and guaranties
the same. Obargea low feb 15
WALL, STEPHENS, ft CO.,
MEN AND BOYS' OLOTHINQ
Mads to Order, tholi4att and Retail,
Na. trrs Peon, srenue, between Moth tad Tenth fttretfs,
WAsuLvanor, n. a
R. FINLEY HUNT,
Jfo. 310 Pennsylvania avenue, bet. Ninth and
mar 18 6m
Or ALL OBADXS AUD PEICIS.
WARRANTED Gold Band Window Shades,
Buff, Green, and Blue Holland Shades, all
sizes, made to order.
Also, a handBome assortment of Picture Oord
and Tassels, all Bites and colors.
Purchasing for cash, and allowing no old stock
to accumulate, persons needing the above goods
will find It to their advantage to give me a call.
All work executed and superintended by
practical men, who bavo served a regular ap
prenticeship at their trade.
Satisfaction guarantied, or no pay required.
Please glvo me a call. Remember the number.
No. 486 Seventh street, eight doors above
nor 26 Odd Fellows' Hall.
CENTRAL LIVERY, SALE, AND HIRING
Noa. 411 and 473 (well aide) Eighth etrcet, bet. Dand E lis ,
Washington, B. C.
First-class Horses and Vehicles, (single or
double,) and attentive Hostlers, always on hand.
T. W. WILLIAMS,
apr 3 6m Proprietor.
INTERESTING to Office seekers, Office holders,
and Everybody Else. If you want an office,
buy a nice suit ot Clothes from SMITH, No. 400
If you want to have an office, buy a nico suit
of Clothes from SMITH. No. 460 Seventh street
If you wish to look nice, buy a suit of Clothes
at SMITH'S anyhow. feb 28 6m
ANY person having a good-sited furnished
bouse to rent, or who would liko to rent the
house and sell the furniture, on terms suited to
the times, may perhaps find a rustomer by ad
dressing Box No. 247, City Post Office,
may 16 tf
GOOD Boarding, with or without rooms, can
be bad on accommodating terms by apply
ing at No. 428 Duff Croon's row, Capitol Hill,
mar 27 tf
W. O. BERRY,
TIN, COPPER, & 8HEET IRON
No. 487 Seventh strut, between D and E itreits,
WA.RtoruN, D C.
feb 20 Om
XN consequence of onr having to pay cash for
every article ot goods wo purchase, we aro
lorced to reduce our buelucss to casn exclusive
ly, for tho present. Wo bavo In store n very
large asoortmentof READY-MADE CLOTHING,
for men and boys' wear, which aro selling at a
much lower rato than usually.
WALL, STEPHENS, ft CO.,
322 Pa. avenue, between 9th and 10th st.
ITOV TOBK AND CONNECTICUT COSlf ANTES
Prompt payment of losses.
MoKENNEY 4 LANSDALR,
Cor. Pa. av. and Seventh street.
JUST RECEIVED, at Smith's, No. 460 Seventh
street, a large lot of Spring Clothing, Hats,
and Cape. All for sale, at very low prices. All
persons In want of goods In our line will find it
greatly to their odvantago to call before pur
chasing elsewhere, aa our prices are lower than
at any other bouse In town, feb 28 6m
EDWARD LYCETT, ,,i
No. 27 1 Pennsylvania avenue, Washington D. O.
a-DooU brand In nverjr Hylc, Turlktjr, Uorprco, Bu
Jnne 7 3m ,
THE BEST ASSORTMENT EVER OITIRID
IN THIS CITY L
THOSE who desire to select from new patterns,
with the advantage of a reduction In prices,
wUl'call early and examine. , ,, . ,
We would also call the attention of person
about introducing gaa Into their dwellings to mr
Increased facilities, and consequent low prices,
for this branch of oar trade, ui TV,
Inviting aU who desire their work done
promptly, and free from gaa leakages, to call at
269 Pennsylvania avenue, between "Tenth and
Eleventh streets, south aide.
nor 28 J. W THOMPSON OO.
CO.SOOTT respectfully announce to pa
. rents, that she will be happy to gire lessons
on the piano to both sexes, from aerea to four
teen years of age, at their own hemes,, at $10
per quarter, or 50 cents per lesson,
may 16 No. 44 Missouri avenue.'
IMPORTANT TO INVENTORS.
BOBERT 17. FENWICK,
Late Manager of Uie Washington BrancbOrQcaoftbaHck-n-
tIBc American Patent Agency of Maura. Nana k C,
and for mors than ten years officially coonacledwuti
aaid firm, and wliU an eiperlenca or Ibttrtera
yeaw In every branch remlng tola rain
Offlce, iu the Ink-rest of Inventor!,
COUNSELLOR AND PATENT AGENT,
Office iu Washington, D. O., N. E. corner of
Seventh and F streets, second story, directly
opposite the Patent Office.
From Hon, Charles Mason, late Commissioner of
Washihqtox, D. O., Ottober 4, 1860.
Learning that R. W. Fenwkk, Esq., Is about
to open an office In this city, as a Solicitor of
Patents. I cheerfully state that I have lour known
him aa a gentleman of large experience In auch
matters, of prompt and accurate business habits,
and of undoubted Integrity. As such, I commend
him to the inventors of the United States.
may 22 CHARLES MASON.
H. S. JOHN8TON,
SADDLES, HARNESS, AND TRUNKS,
Keeps constantly on hand
SADDLES, HARNESS, COLLARS, TRUNKS,
and all other articles in hla line.
EVERY description of harness manufactured
to order, and sold nt wholesale or retail, cheap
for cash, or on an approved credit. Old Saddle,
Harness, or Trunks, repaired or takeu In exchange
for new. No. 373 Pennsylvania avenue, between
Fonr-and-a-half and Sixth streets, opposite Na
tional Hotel, Washington, D. C.
may 17 6m
BOARD JN THE COUNTRY, NEAR
1 OOD BOARD can be obtained back of the
VT Heights of Georgetown, in a retired and
beautiful situation. Also, a furnished Cottage
with board. References will be required. In
quire of R. W. Barnard, corner of Ninth street
and Pennsylvania avenue j R. T. Z. Cissel, Bridge
and Congress streets Georgetown. apr 23
SADDLE, J1JVD HARNESS
499 Seventh street, ojiposiie Odd Fellovs' Ball
WASHINGTON, D. O.
Silver Medal awarded by Maryland Institute of
Baltimore, November 7, 1860.
Also, Medal by Metropolitan Mechanics' InatltuU,
Washington, D. C, 1857.
I AM CONSTANTLY making, and have oa
band, of the best material, every description
Vine Sole Leather, Iron Frame,
Ladies' Dress. Wood Box,
And Packing Trunks,
Carpet and Cantos Travelling Bags,
Saddles, Harness, Whips, dee- 'At
at Low rmai".
Superior Leather and Dross Trunk : also, Ce
dar Trunks, (for keeping Moth out of Furs and
line Woolen Goods,) made to order.
Repairing, and Trunks covered, neatly aid
Goods delivered in any part of the city, George
town, and Alexandria, frco of charge,
mar 22 y JAMES B. TOPHAM.
McRAE & TAFF.
Puccenmri iu Matlock & llorbert,
No. 399 Seventh st., bet. Hand ,
WASUINQTOV, D. 0., t.
Keep constantly on hand Cloths, Cassiatrtf,
and Vostings. mar 18 6m
E OFFER TO MILITARY MEN a lam a.
sortment of UKAY end BLUE FLANNEL
unTnTO tt'tllTT? QumTQ nnivwo
CAMP BLANKETS, HALF-HOSB, ke., which
we invite all cosh purchasers to examine before
making their selections.
WALL, STEPHENS, CO.,
322 Perm, avenue, between Ninth
may 23 and Tenth streets.
No. C18 Garrison street, bctucen I and Yir
ginia avenue, Nary Yard.
L10N8TANTLY on hand n full supply of Ready-
Made Clothing aud Gentlemen's Furnishing
itoods. Jan 10
ALL IN WANT ot Clothing should not fall lo
call on Smith. No. 460 So unth street, i
buy their goods, as t! svill sell thorn borgalnim
'Hl, aw tim
A LAKQE STOCK OF GOODS
TO IlE SULU
AT A GREAT SACRIFICE.
AVING DETERMINED TO CLOSE Busi
ness, my entire stock of fine Dress Uooo
will bo sold at cost. .
Fancy Silks, Lace, Mantillas, and Shawls, lu
All kinds of domestic goods at greatly reduced
Carpeting, Oil Cloth, and Straw Malting, will
bo uolil at cost.
tr District, Eastern, ajd Northern-Money
takeu at pur. W, W. BURDETTE,,
No. 351 Seventh street, between
Julys 2w I and K streets,