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WASHINGTON, D. C, MONDAY, AUGUST 5, 1861.
No. 212.
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NATIONAL REPUBLICAN,
Bull Run Incidents.
A FEW MORE OF TOM.
Iu the thickest of the contest a secession
colonel of cavalry was knocked ont of his sad
dla by a ball from one ot our riflemen. " There
goes Old Baker, of tho Georgia first I" shouted
one of our boys, in hearing of his chaplain.
" Who ?" queried the parson. " Colonel Baker,
of the rebel ranks, has goue to his long home."
"Ah, well," replied the chaplain, quietly, "the
longer I lire the less cause I have to find fault
with the inscrutable acts of Divine Providence."
An nnlucky private in one of the New York
regiments was wounded in this fight, and his
father arrived at tho hospital just as the surgeon
was removing the ball from the back ot his
shoulder. Tho boy lay with his face downward
on the pallet. " Ah, my poor son," said tho
father, mournfully, "I'm very sorry for you.
But it's a bad place to be hit in thus in the
back I" The sufferer turned over, bared his
breast, and pointing to the opening abovo the
arm-pit, exclaimed, " Father, here's where tho
ball went in.
One of the Zouaves was struck by a cannon
shot, which tore through his thigh, close to his
body, nearly severing the limb from the trunk.
As he fell, he drew his photograph from his
breast, and said to his nearest comrade, " Take
this to my wife. Tell her I died like a soldier,
faithfnl to my country's cause, and the good
old flag. Good byo I and ho died where he
fell.
An artillery man lay on the ground, nearly
exhausted from the loss of blood, and too weak
to get out of the way of the tramping troops
and horses that flitted about him. A mounted
horseman came toward him, when he raised
the bleeding stumps of both his arms, and cried
out, " Don't tread on me, captain I Seel both
hands arc gone." The trooper leaped over him,
a shell broke near by, and the crashing frag
ments put the sufferer quickly out of his
misery.
A rebel one of the Georgia regiment lay
with a fearful shot-wound in his aide, which
tore out several of his ribs. The life-blood of
the poor fellow was fast oozing out, when one
of our troops dashed forward from out of the
melee, and fell, sharply wounded, close beside
him. The Georgian recognized his uniform,
though bo was fatally hurt, and feebly held
oui nis aanu. wo cbidu iuiu mis uuttic, uu
said, " enemies. Let us die friends. Farewell I"
He spoke no more, but his companion in dis
aster took the extended hand, and escaped to
relate this touching fact.
One of our riflemen had his piece carried
, away by a ball, which struck it out of his hands
just as his company was in tho act of advanc
ing to storm one ot the smaller rebel batteries.
Unarmed, he sprang forward and threw him
self down on his face, under the enemy's guns.
A Zouave lay there, wounded and bleeding,
out of the way of the murderous fire. " Lay
close lay close, old boy," said the latter to
the new comer, "the boys'll take this ole fur
nace 'n a minnit, and then we'll git up an'
give the rebels fits ag'in." Three minutes
afterwards the battery was carried, and tho two
soldiers were in the thickest of the fight again.
Hair-Breadth Escape. Sergeant Nelson
Cole, of company C, second Vermont regiment,
from Brattleboro, gives a very interesting ac
count of hisexpenence in the vicissitudes of
war. A companion naa Deen Bnoi in me an
kle, shattering the bone, and Sergeant Cole
was assisting him to the hospital when the re
treat took plnce. Finding the enemy upon
them, his companion begged him to leave him
and take care of himself. Ho helped his com
rade into a sheltered place, and took to the
woods for safety.
Emerging from his Bhelter, after a long run,
he found himself in tho midst of the enemy,
who bred upon mm; leaping the lences, he ran
a couple of hundred yards through the open
ground, under a Bhower of balls, and again
succeeded in reaching the woods, but was sub
sequently discovered and captured. While on
their way to the Secesh camp they passed the
hospital, when Cole begged to be allowed to
get his coat. This was granted, and Colo sent
to get it.
Finding the rear unguarded, he passed through
the back window, and again took to the woods.
He succeeded in eluding his pursuers, and,
after a weary travel, found himself, nearly fam
ished, in the vicinity of a mill. An elderly
lady was the only person about, her son being
an officer in tho rebel army. She gave him
food, and a hat and pair of pants belonging to
her son. In this disguise, he passed for a Vir
ginian, and, although three times Btoppcd, suc
ceeded in reaching tho vicinity of Leesburg,
where he sought shelter for the night. The
people (females) professed themselves Union
people, and he told them his story. After re
tiring, he heard a conversation going on, and,
listening, discovered a plan maturing to send
for 6omo neighbors, and seize tho "Abolition
ist." He waited till all was quiet, when he
leaped from a second-story window, and made
his way to the Potomac, where ho found a ne
gro to row him across, and he came to the city
on the Maryland side.
Gen. Patterson Makes Another SrEEcn.
Geueral Patterson was serenaded at his resi
dence in Philadelphia on Wednesday evening,
and in acknowledging the compliment, took
occasion to mention his late military operations
on tho Potomac, as follows:
"I know that I have endeavored to do my
duty, and believe I have handled my column
as well as any other in the field. I have been
honorably discharged by my superior officer,
anu 11 uu ujuues uu i-uuipiaint, ana it tnoso
who served under me make none, what right
bavo others to constitute themselves a military
Btar chamber, to decide on my merits or de
merits as a soldier? I havo the great satisfac
tion of knowing that nil tho officers of the reg
ular army serving with mo npprovo of tho con
duct and management of tho army under my
command. These gentlemen aro competent
judges, and their approval I value more than
the nraises of all tho civilians iu the United
States. The army standard is tho true test of
the Boldier, and by that test. I am willing to
Stand or full."
The Government has uiada arrangements at
four manufactories to have sixty rifled cannon
turned out a week. With one lirm a contract
for three hundred has been made. General
McClellan relies upon artillery as tho priucipal
firm of tho service.
Liquor Drinking in England. A corres
pondent now In England has furnished some
valuable facts respecting the drinking habits
that prevail in that country:
By the Government returns for 18G0,
27,200,000 gallons of spirits were imported into
England the past year, or nearly one gallon to
every man, woman, and child in the kingdom,
yielding to the revenue the sum of about
$70,000,000 ; adding to this the duty on malt
wine, and excise licenses, the liquor revenue
for the past year was swelled to about
$105,000,000, or one tlfird more than the larg
est revenue of the United States. The entire
revenue of the British Government is about
(350,000,000, over two sevenths of which is de
rived from the duty on intoxicating drinks. As
the expenditures of the country increased, it
was found that the easiest way to raiso the in
creased amount which was required was tq. im
pose an additional tax on spirits.
About 44,000,000 bushels of grain are con
sumed annually in the manufacture of intoxi
cating liquors in the United Kingdom, which
may be estimated as equal to tho loss of an
entire crop once in four years. It is estimated
that not less than $300,000,000 is annually ex
pended in intoxicating drinks, ono third of
which comes from the poor aud working classes.
There are 10,256 public houses in London,
giving one for every 15C of the population
above fifteen years of age : adding the beer
shops and grog shops, and there aro about
19,000. in tue city proper, there are Que deal
ers in intoxicating liquors, or one to every 72
over fifteen years of ago. In Yorkshire there
is ono liquor seller to every one hundred and
three of the population, and, in Cumberland
and Westmoreland, one to every 93 over fifteen
years old. Ten years since there were, in
Great Britain, 105,278 dealers in intoxicating
drinks, while there were 85,913 grocers, C7,C91
butchers, 62,472 bakers, 45,385 drapers, 37,268
millers.
Cotton Cultivation in India. Govern
ment is at length fully resolved to develop
the cotton-growing capabilities of this coun
try. Each local government is to take meas
ures to have the lines of traffic between their
cotton-producing districts and the port of ship
ment, whether sea or river, examined and re
ported on by a competent officor. In the north
west tutu i-guuui mum iiuviui-t:a, uuuuii in, lur
the most part, a rate crop, those lands only
which are within reach of canal cultivation be
ing sown as early as April, and the export of
mo pruuucu goes uu uunug me com weatuer.
District officers have, therefore, been ordered
to report upon the stato of the roads through
the cotton-producing districts, and to adopt
measures for their being kept in good order
and repair. So George Russell Clark is enter
ing into the business with all tho zeal and ac
tivity which characterize his government.
Capt. Anderson, the assistant political agent
for Southern Mahratta country, has been order
ed to report upon the cotton growing capabili
ties of all the districts subject to his control.
As a London cotemporary says, " Tho hus
bandman of the Punjaub, the ryots of Bengal,
tho peasants of Southern India, and all the
dwellers on the Indus, the Irrawaddy and the
Ganges, have been stirred by the tidings of ap
proaching trade. A new world has been open
ed to Eastern commerce, aud a new stimulus
given to Eastern industry. The impulse has
been quite electric in its rapidity and force.
Not a minute has been lost iu making a dash
for the prize which tho Americans have allow
ed to slip through their fingers."' Bombay
Courier.
An Old Exem- Returned. It is twenty
years or more since tho " grain worm," or wee
vil, as it is erroneously called, made its appear
ance in Northern New England. Gradually
but steadily it spread over the New England
States, and then travelling westward, through
new Aunt, r euuayivuum, unu utuer otates,
finally exhausted itself substantially in the great
Northwest. The movement of this enemy to
the farmers was very gradual, and the time re
quired for its migration from New England to
the Mississippi river was perhaps full fifteen
years; but we think it never proved as destruc
tive in tho Western as in the Eastern and
Middle States.
The rqvages of this insect were almost en
tirely confined to wheat; aud such was its de
structive agency upon this crop, that the grow
ing of wheat, both of the winter and spring
varieties was necessarily suspended for a few
years, until the scourge passed onward towards
the West. It disappeared each year on the
eastern border of tho infected district, in just
about the same proportion that it extended its
ravages westward.
Our exchanges, and other sources of informa
tion, lead us to apprehend that tho grain worm
is again becoming troublesome in the Eastern
States. In Now England, and in some locali
ties in New York on tho east aide of the Hud
son, thero uro occasional accounts of fields de
stroyed through its agency, and it would not be
strange if it should again lead to a suspension
of wheat-growing in considerable sections of
tins country.
ine enemy in question is ono which our
farmers are well acnuaintcd with, but which
they have never yet been able fully to dislodge
from their fields. Various expedients, such as
early varieties of winter and late Bowing of
spring wheat, have partially proveuted tho
threatened damage, but nothing has proved a
complete remedy for tho evil, N, Y. Jour.
Com.
Saratoga. Tho numbri of visitors at Sara
toga now is about ono third what it was at the
same date last year. The " United States," a
year ago, had six hundred guests ; it now has
two hundred. The patiorage of the other
principal public houses is about in the samo
firoportion. It is supposed that each of tho
argo hotels, instead ol making small fortunes,
as heretofore, have been steadily sinking money,
and will continue to do so to the end of the
Benson. But they aro admirably kept up ; and
their guests, from tho absence of all crowd, are
unusually comfortable.
Tho Troy JPia Bays :
It will bo inferred, perhaps, that the falling
off in visitors is " Southern." This is a mistake.
There are few Southern people there, it is true ;
but tho Southern visitors at Saratoga never ex
ceeded ten per cent, of the whole number.
Those who are missed are principally New
York and Philadeladelphia merchants, and
their families. The embarrassments of the
times press hard upon this class, and it is their
ooonomy to stay at homo.
SHOT, SHELL, AND CANISTER.
Projectiles signify anything thrown or pro
jected. Shot and shell are the principal pro
jectiles used in cannon.
Hound Shot are solid spherical iron balls, ot
different weights, from two to more than a hun
dred pounds. The sizes most employed in bat
tle on the open field, weigh from four to twelve
pounds. The guns from which they .ire thrown
arc called light artillery. Heavy shot ore n-ed
in heavy artillery, for battering down fortifica
tions, kinking vessels, etc.
Bar Shot consists of two round shot joined
by a solid bar, like a dumb bell.
Chain Shot are two round shot linked togeth
er by a chain. These are used mostly for fir
ing nt vessels, to destroy their masts and rig
ging. Grape Shot are small iron balls bound to
gether in a canvas bag. They are usually ar
ranged around an Iron spike, somewhat in the
form of a bunch of grapes.
Canister or Case SJiot aro Iron bullets en
closed in a tin box or case.
The Common Shell or Bomb, is a large hol
low sphere of iron, filled with powder. A fuse
is attached, which takes fire and burns slowly
until the shell reaches tho point aimed at, and
then explodes the shell and scatters the lrag
ments. In the improved shell, the fuse is made
of powder ground fine, enclosed between two
metal plates, uud fitted to the opening in the
shell. The inner plate has an opening lending
to the powder within the shell, and the outer
one is marked with the figures 1, 2, 3, 4. Be
fore the gunner puts it into the cannon, he
pierces the plate atone of theso figures, nt 1 if
he desires the Bhell to explode in one secoud,
at 2 for two seconds, and so on.
Shrapnel or Spherical Case, are largo hol
low shot filled with lead bullets, to which a fuse
is attached. When fired, tho powder just
breaks the shell in the air, and tho bullets fly
on with tho impetus received from the powder
in the cannon, but scatter so as to cover a con
siderable space.
The Carcasse is a shell pierced with several
holes, and containing somo highly inflamable
ingredients, which are set on fire by the burn
ing fuse. It continues to send out flames for
Beveral miuutes, and is used for setting build
ings or ships on fire. Round shot aro some
times heated red-hot and Gred for the same pur
pose 1 and recently hollow, thin shells, filled
with meitea iron, nave neeu usea.
The Hand Grenade is a small thin shell fill
ed with balls and powder, and fitted with a fuse.
It is thrown by hand, tho fuse having first been
lighted. It is used to drive off attacking par
ties from a fort or vessel, to throw over breast
works, or into forts, and is a formidable wea
pon. The Way to Unmask Their Batteries.
We hear that the forests in Virginia where the
batteries are erected consist,in a great measure,
oftunted pine and cedar, with a thick under
growth, something liko the woods in New Jer
sey. If such be tho case, there seems to be a
very ready way of unmasking the rebel batte
ries, without much risk, before attacking them,
and that is to fire tho woods in the vicinity when
tho wind is favorable, which would not only un
cover their guns but would drive out the rebels.
In New Jersey, at this period of the year, even
with the trees green and luxuriant with foliage,
fires are frequent, particularly on the line of the
railroad, and cover over thousands of acres be
fore they are extinguished. Wherever masked
batteries are suspected in Virginia, as our
troops advance, the application of fire to the
forests would doubtless test, to a certainty, how
well these suspicions aro founded. Ledger.
Tho schooner Enchantress, beforo reported
as recaptured whilo in charge of a piratical
prize crew, has arrived in Philadelphia. This
vessel was saved by the negro cook. As the
gun-boat Albatross approached her, she " fought
shy," and when hailed, replied that she was
from Newburyport, bound to Santa Cruz." At
this moment the negro cook appeared on the
gunwale, crying out as ho leaped into the sea,
with uplifted bauds, "l'or Uod's sake, save
me ; Captain, she's a seccsher, bound to
Charleston." A boat v. as immediately lowered
to save tho negro and board tho brig. On
examining her papers, it was found that her
reply to the hail was true, but she was a prize
to the Jeff. Davis, and had a pruo crew 011
board. Her cargo is first class assorted goods,
suitable for tho Union army. The 'Jeff. Da
vis's crow behaved very badly with their prize,
destroying articks of tho cargo which they
could not use. Tho Enchantress is built upon
a, beautiful model, aud is probably worth
$8,000.
" Bully for You." The word Hull is des
tined to become famous in this war. If our
men did run from Bull Run, we have now nn
offset in the fact that tho rebels, under Gene
ral Henry A. Wise, did also run from Bull's
town. So we now have Bull against Bull, and
tho bully of Accomac is tho set off, who
set off so bravely to do what he could not ac
complish. " Bully for you."
Thero was a man of Accomac,
And he was bully Wise,
Hcjump'dinto Kanawha's bush.
And scratched out both his eyes
And, when he saw he lost his eyes,
With all his might and main,
From Kanawha ho quickly flies,
To brag and run again
One day Inst week tho lightning struck tho
dam nt Byron Smith's grist mill, at South Had
ley, Massachusetts, aud gUnciug off, was dif
fused over tho pond. Soon after, the fish thnt
had bean stunned rose to the surfaco of tho
water, and large pickerel, suckers, shiners, and
otner usn were lateen ny nana in large quanti
ties. The Richmond Whig s.tys that Judgo A.B.
Clitherall, of Alabama, register of the Confed
erate States treasury, resigned his office on the
20th ult.
Notice to Bidders for Furnishing' Army
Supplies and materials.
Office of Amir Clothing and I'QnrAoc,
Corner of Howard and Mercer Struts,
New Yobs, July 25, 1861.
MY advertisement of the 17th instant, for
proposals for furnishing Army Supplies and
Materials, Is so modified as to receive bids for
any portion less than one-fourth of tbo number
of articles advertised for.
D. n. VINTON,
hily 30 t6aug Major and Quartermaster.
Anthracite Coal for the Navy.
Navy Drr-AttTMisT,
Bureau of Conitruction, Equipment, and Repairs.
July 9, 1861.
SEALED PROPOSALS for furnishing Anthra.
cite Coal fortbo Nnvy, to be delivered during
the fiscal year ending 30th June, 1862, will be
received at this Bureau until 4 o'clock, the Clb
day of August, 1861.
These proposals must be endorsed, "Proposals
for Anthracite Coal," that they may be distin
guished from other business letters.
The olTer must bo for the delivery of 30,000
ton, of 2,340 lbs.; and, If an additional quan
tity of 50,000 tons Is demanded, It Is to bo fur
nished on like terms and conditions.
The conl must be or tho best Buck Mountain,
or Black Heath, or of a kind equal to them In
all respects for the purpose Intended, which
equality will be determined by a board appoint
ed by tho Secretary of the Navy, after tho recep
tion of the bids.
The name of the coal proposed to be furnished
must be stated In the offer.
It Is to be delivered in lumps of suitable size
for naval steamers clean ; of nniform quality;
selected free from impurities ; unmixed ; ot which
tho contractor will be required to furnish such
evldenco sb will bo satisfactory ; and bo subiect
to such Inspection, as to quality and quantity,
as the Department may direct. The coal must,
In all respects, be satisfactory to the Inspector,
orjinspectors, to bo appointed by the Department,
who will nave the right or peremptory rejection.
The coal is to bo delivered on board vessels at
such pla;e In the port of Philadelphia as may be
designated by the Department, and in such quan
tities and nt such times as, in the opinion of the
Department, the exigencies of the service may
require ; commencing when the vessel Is report
ed ready to receive cargo, furnishing, when re
quired, not less than 450 tons per day, to be dis
tributed to each vessel, as may be directed, until
the loading is completed.
Proposals will likewise be received for tbo de
livery of fifteen thousand tons, more or less, as
the Department may demand, of tho same qual
ity, under the same terms and conditions, In the
port of New York.
In the case of failure to deliver tho coal of the
proper quality and at the proper time- and place,
the Department will reserve In the contract the
right to purchase forthwith, at the contractor's
risk and expense, that which may bo necessary
to supply tho deficiency.
Any demurrage or other chargo to which the
Navy Department may bo subjected from delay
in tho prompt delivery ot the coal by tno contrac
tor will be deducted from their bills.
The price must be for the coal delivered an
board vessels, stating the prioo if delivered on
board at Richmond, and that If delivered on board
at any other place In the port, on the terms and
conditions abovo stated, at tbo contractor's risk
and exponso, and without extra charge of any
kind.
Tbo oflor, as required by law, must bo accom
panied by a written guarantee, signed by one or
more responsible persons, to the effect that they
undortako that the bidder or bidders will, if his
or their bid be accepted, enter Into obligation In
such time as may be prescribed by tho Secretary
of tho Navy, with good and sufficient sureties, to
furnish the supplies proposed.
No proposition will be considerod unless ac
companied by such guarantee.
Two or more sureties, in a sum equal to the
amount specified to be paid, will bo required to
sign the contract, and their responsibility will be
certified by a Untied Slates district judge, United
States district attorney, collector, or navy agent.
As additional and collateral security, twenty
per cent, will be withheld from the amount of
all payments, not to be paid except by authoilty
of Iho Secretary of the Navy, until the contract
shall have been In all respects complied with ;
and tho remaining eighty per cent, or other
amount that may be due ou each bill, will, when
a proper certificate is furnished by tho inspector,
and the bill approved bv the Navy Depaitment,
be paid by such navy agents as the contralto
may name, within thirty days after Its presenta
tion to him.
It will bo stipulated in the contract that If de
fault be raado in delivering the coal, of the qual
ity and at the place and lunn diiccted by the
Department, then, and in that case, the contrac
tor and his sureties will foifeit and pay to the
United States, as liquidated damages, a sum of
money not exceeding twice tho contract price,
which may be recovered from timo to time, ac
cording to the act or acts of Congress In that
case provided.
Bidders whose proposals shall be accepted,
and none other, will be notified, and hb early as
practicable a contract will be transmitted to
them, which they will be required to execute
within ten days alter Its receipt at tho post oflico
or navy agency named by them.
The form of offer, guarantee, aud certificate, Is
herewith given :
Form of Offer.
I (or we) of , Stato of , hereby
agree to furnish and deliver thousand
tons of anthracite coal for steamer's use,
at the rate of per ton, of 2,240 pounds,
amounting to dollars, and tho additional
quantity If demanded j the wholo Iu conformity
with the provisions and tnrms of the advertise
ment of the 9th July, 1861, from tho Navy De
partment and hereto appended.
Should my (or our) olfer or bid be accepted, I
(or we) request to be Informed at , and
that the contract may bo forwarded to ,
tor signatures and certificate.
(Place.) (Signed) A. B.
(Date.)
Form of Guarantee.
We, the underslsned, residents of , in
the State of , and , of , in
the Stato of , beroby jointly and severally
covenant with the United Sta'c3 and guaranleo
that In case tho forecoini? bid of be ac
cepted, will, within ten dajj after the
receipt 01 tno contract nt execute tno
same, with good anJ sufficient sureties, for the
delivery of tbo anthracite coal proposed In com
pliance with the terms of tho advertisement of
the 0th July, 1861, heroto nppended and under
wnlcti It wus mauo; and inc.130 tnesuiu
shall fall to enter into tho contract aforesaid, wo
guarantee to inako good the dlllorence between
tho oner ot tno stud ana u.at wlrl may
bo accepted.
Witness (Signed) O. P
(Place ) K. F
(Dato.)
I hereby certify that to tin" best of niy Knowl
edge and belief the aliote-uamcd guarantors
and aro goo 1 aud sufficient.
(Signature.) G. H.
To be signed by the United Stales district judge,
United States district attorney, collector, or navy
agent. July 9 w4wTu
G ALT'S STKAM FIRE WOOD MILLS, AND
COAL DEPOT.
Whaif, foot of Seventeenth street, below the
War Department.
Oflico, No. 282 Pennsylvania avenue, between
Eleventh and Twelfth streets.
ttST Wood prepared any length or slio, or de
livered cord length.
m& Coal screened before delivery.
June 1 tf
LOUIS FKANZE,
FRE8C0 AND ORNAMENTAL PAINTER.
AND DEALER IN
Paints, Oils, Glass, Lamps, Ac., 4c.
HOUSE PAINTING AND GLAZING.
320 C St., bet. Sixth and Seventh its., north tide,
WASItlNOTOV CITY
mar 18 Cm
WANTED FOR CASH All kinds of Second
Hand Furniture and House-keeping Arti
cles. Persons leaving the city, or having a sur
plus, will do well to call immediately on
U. BUCHLKY,
Dealer In New and Sccond-Hand
Furniture, No. 428 Seventh
June 4 tf street, between G and H streets.
H. HOFFA,
33T Pennsylvania avenue, opposite Broum'i Hotel,
nurw-Ai
WATCHMAKER JEWELLER,
Recommends himself to the public in general to
do nil kinds of work In his line, and guaranties
the oamo. Charges low fob 15
WALL, STEPHENS, A CO.,
MEN AND BOY8 CLOTHING
Made to Order, Wholesale and Retail,
No IK lno treiitic, between NiiitU anJ Tend) ctretrti,
WASHINGTON, P C
may 2
R. FINLEY HUNT,
DEI,T1S T,
WASHINGTON CITY,
No. 310 Pennsylvania averut, bet. Ninth arid
Tenth stmts.
mar 18 Gm
INTERIOR ADORNMENTS.
48(5.
ISO.
PAPER HANGINGS,
or ALL GBAnzs AMD PB10IS.
WARRANTED Gold Hand Window Shades,
Huff, Green, and Blue Holland Shade3, nil
sites, made to order.
Also, a handsome assortment of Picture Oord
and T1-18S0I9, all cites and colors.
Purchasing for cosh, and allowing no old stock
to accumulate, persons needing the abovo goods
will find It to their advantage to give me a call.
All work executed and superintended by
practical men, who have served a regular ap
prenticeship at their trade.
Satisfaction guarantied, or no pay required.
Pleaso givo mo a call. Remember the number.
JOHN MARKRITER,
No. 486 Seventh street, eight doors above
nov 26 Odd Fellows' Hall.
CENTRAL L1VKRT, SALL-, AND HIRING
STABLES,
471 nm! I'M ( Ml fide) Ujhth street, lift. Ilan.1 Ktta ,
Washington, D. C.
Fiist-clasa Hoises and Vehicles, (singlo or
double,) and attentive Hostlers, always ou haud.
T. W. WILLIAMS,
apr :i Bm Proprietor.
TNTERESTINH 10 Offico seekers, Office holders,
JL aud Everybody Else. If you want an omce,
buy a nice suit ot Clothes from BM1TH, No. 460
Seventh street.
If you want to havo an office, bay a nice suit
of Olothes from SMITH. No. 460 Seventh street.
If you wish to look nice, buy a suit ot Clothes
at SMITH'S anyhow. feb 28 6m
WANTED.
ANY person huvlng n good-shod furnished
. house to rent, or who wonld like to rent the
bouse and sell the furniture, on terms suited to
tho tlrnos, may perhaps find a customer by ad
dressing Cox No. 247, City Post Office.
may lt tf
BOARDING.
"100D Boarding, with or without rooms, can
JT uo had on accommodating terms by apply
ig at No. 428 Duff Oreen's row, Capitol Hill,
rnar 27 tf
AiS1
W. O. BERRY,
TIN, COPPER, & SHEET IRON
WORKER,
No 487 Seventh street, beta een D aid E streets,
K.rnttGTOV, n 0
feb 20 Cm
CASH NOTICE.
IN consequenca of our having to pay oisb for
every article of goods we purchase, we aro
lorccd to reduce our Misiness to coon exclusive
ly, for tho present. We havo In store a very
largo asaOrtmentofREAHY-MADE CLOTHING,
for men and bojs' wear, which are celling at a
much lower rate than usuallv.
WALL, STEPHENS, At CO.,
322 Pit. avenut, between Olhnnd 10th eta.
June 0
TUST RECEIVED, at Smith's, No. 400 Seventh
J street, n litrgo lot of Spilng Clothing, Hato,
and Cape. All for sale, at very low pilceo. All
person in want of goods In our Hue will find it
ficatly In their advantage to call before pur
chasing elsewhere, as our priiea are lower than
i rmv ntlier lioiiun in levn. fab 23- firo
SIIOES TOR THE MILLION.
EVERY variety, for all the peoplo, on hand, or
will be speedily made to orderfn the factory
above my Btore. Guarantied to fit well, and war
ranted good. HENRY JANNEY,
No. 348 Penn. aenue, between Brown's
juno 4 '2m Hotel and Seventh street.
EDWARD LYCETT,
BOOKBINDER,
No. 271 Pennsylvania avenue, WashingtonD. O.
jg-Doila bound Iu vcrr sij-le, Turkev, Morocco. Rci
Is, and Olf.
June 7 3m
GAS FIXTURES!
THE BEST ASSORTMENT EVER OFFERED
IN THIS CITY
THOSE who desire to select from new patterns,
with tho advantage of a reduction In prices,
will call early and examine.
We would also call the attention of persons
about introdnclng gas Into their dwellings to our
Increased facilities, and consequent low prices,
for this branch of onr trade.
Inviting all who desire their work done
promptly, and free from gas leakages, to call at
200 Pennsylvania avenue, between Tenth and
Eleventh streets, south side.
nov 26 J. W THOMPSON OO.
MUSIC.
C1 O. SCOTT respectfully announces to pa
', rents, that she will bo happy to givo lessons
on tho piano to both sexeey from soven to four
teen years of age, at their own homes, at $10
per quarter, or 50 cents per lesson,
may 16 No. 44 Missouri avenue.
IMPORTANT TQ INVENTORS.
ROBERT W. FESWICX,
Latf )hoager of lbe W'ashlogion Branch OfQco of (bSclfc-
tiuc AraiTlcuQ Patent Age nty of 3Iiurs Murm & Co ,
aotl for more lluu Irn yean oHklully connected 1U
eulrl firm, and Willi on exixrWico of lonruen
years iu c erv biancli relating (o tba IVtaol
OUIco, aud Ibo Ititirest of In rcmors,
COUNSELLOR AND PATENT AGENJ,
Office iu Washington, D. O., N. E. comer ol
Seventh and F Btreets, second story, directly
opposite tho Patent Office.
Fton lion. Charles Mason, late Commissioner oj
Patents.
Washington, D. O., Oe(o6er4, 1860.
Learning that R. W. Fenwlck, Esq., Is about
to open an office In this city, as a Solicitor of
Prrtcnts, I cheerfully state that I have long known
him ai a gentleman of large experience in such
matters, of prompt and accurate business habits,
and of undoubted integrity. As such, I commend
him to tho inventors of the United States.
may 22 CHARLES MASON.
H. S. JOHNSTON,
HANUrACTU&IR Or
SADDLES, HARNESS, AND TRUNKS,
Keeps constantly on band
SADDLES, HARNESS, COLLARS, TRUNKS,
CARPET BAGS,
and all other articles In bis line.
EVERY description of harness manufactured
to order, and sold at wholesale or retail, cheap
for cash, or on on approved credit. Old Saddles,
Harness, or Trunks, repaired or taken In exchange
for now. No. 373 Pennsylvania avenue, between
Four-and-a-half and Sixth streets, opposite Na
tional Hotel, Washington, D. O.
may 17 tm
BOARD IN THE COUNTRY, NEAR
GEOBGETOWN.
GOOD BOARD can be obtained back of the
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 22
PREMIUM TRUNK,
SADDLE, JlJYD HARNESS
JIASTFACTORY,
499 Seventh street, opposite Odd Fellotes' BaU
WASHINGTON, D. O.
Silver Medal awarded by Maryland Institute ot
Ballimoro, November 7, 1860.
Also, Medal by Metropolitan Mechanics' Institute,
Washington, D. 0., 1857.
I AM CONSTANTLY making, and have on
hand, of the best material, every description
of
Fine Sole Leather, Iron Frame,
Ladies' Dress. Wood Box,
And PaclHng Trunks,
Carpet and Cantos Travelling Bags,
School Satchels,
Saddles, Harness, Whips, &c, etc.,
at iow rniCK
Bunciior Leather and Drsss Trunks: also, Ce
dar Trunks, (for keeping Moth out of Furs and
fine Woolen Goods,) made to order.
Repairing, and Trunks covered, neatly and
with promptness.
Goods delivered in any part of the city, George
town, and Alexandria, treo of charge,
mar 22 y JAMES S. TOPHAM.
McltAE k TAFF.
hmccsror to MhUotIc h Herbert,
MERCHANT TAILORS,
No. 399 Seventh St., bet. Hand lets.,
WASU1NOTON, D. 0..
Keep tonstnntly on hand Cloths, Oasslmertw,
and Vestings. mar 18 6m
W'E OFFER TO MILITARY MEN a large as
eortraent of GRAY end BLUE FLANNEL
OVER-SHIRTS, WHITE SHIRTS, DUAWER8,
CAMP BLANKETS, HALF-HOSE, Ac, which
we invite all cash purchasers to examine before
waking their selection?
WALL, STEPHENS, CO.,
322 Pcnn. avonue, between Ninth
may 23 and Tonth streets.
M. SMITH,
Fashionable Tailor,
No. C18 Garrison street, beliceen I and Yvr
ginia avenue, STarj Yard.
oc
tONSTANTLY on hand 11 full supply of Ready-
Mado Clothing and Ocntlemen'a turnismng
goods.
jan 10
LL IN WANT of Clothlnt' (hould not fall to
JS call on Smith, N j. 460 Bavcuth Btroet, to
). 460 riavcutli Btroet, I
k'LlI Bill tl.era targalna.
bny their goods, u i.
let, ".'it Mn
COAL I
COAL 1
WOOD I
WOOD I
A GOOD pnpply of WOOD and COAL of all
kinds always on hand.
Schr E Btldcn will unload a very superior
cargo of RED-ASH EGO COAL (for grates)
Saturday and Monday.
Ooul Lept la coal houses well prepared before
delivery.
Wood prepard or delivered cord length.
All orders to be accompanied by the cash or
change ready on delivery. & w
Mill and VbarfFootof 17th St. below WarDept.,
Oflice, J.'o. 282, Penn. ave , bet. Uth & 12th tts,
jy 19-llif

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