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Kxtraet Buehu, tatruet Buehu,
Extract Butha, Ixtract Buehu,
Extrut Buehu, Ixtxaet Buehu,
Bxtract Bmehs, Extract Buehu.
ma stcumitu delicate disvedexs.
ID SECRET AND DELICATE DIXtRDERf.
fOR SECRET AND DELICATE DISORDERS.
KIR SECRET AND DELICATE DIMRDMRSl
IOR SKCRE1 AUD DtlJCAT DITQRDMRS.
IOR SECRET AND DELICATE DISORDERS.
IOR SICRETAND DELICATE DISVRDtrr,
A rueltlve and Bpeeino Remedy
A Positive anil rtueolfia Itemedr
A Positive and Hpeelflo Remedy
A l'uaillve and Hpeoluo Remedy
A Positive and Bpaolno Remedy
A Punitive and Hpeelfto Remedy
A Pueilive and Bpeolno Remedy
roa nisrUju or th
BI.ADDKK, GIIAVKL, KIDNKYS, DK0I"8Y,
HLAIIUhK UUAVKL, KIDNKYH, DROfaY
lll.AllOKR, UKAVKL, KIDNKY8, DKOl'aY
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ntlADDKK UKAVKI. KIUNKYH, BIUIFDY,
Ill.AIIllK.lt OIIAVKL KIDNKYH DKOl'SY
ULAbUEU. UKAVKL, KIUHKYS VUUt-KY
OlOANIO WEAKNISS,
CIIGANIO WKAKNES8,
IJUGANIO WEAKNESS,
CHOANIO. WEAKNESS,
URNANIO WEAKNESS,
OKOANl'J WEAKNESS,
AnJaU IHtewi cf 0u Auwl Unvu,
Anl all Ditaua if tU Ra1 Crpl,
IihI all Diuaia tf tke Smat Organs,
Andatt Diteua if IX fcnal Orfm,
And all Dtoua if tt faint Uritmi,
AniaUDwun On Saml Oryaju,
IKIftlNrl HAM
s
GtLAHM, Hxpoimrei, and Imprurienqles In Lifo,
Kicrnei, Kipouri,and ImprndenclM In M,
KtnfiwuK, Kpour,and Imprudtndaa la Llfo,
KinmuutM. Ki iKntnrM. and lmurndanc1 In Ltd.
KicfiMei, Bx?Huinreii,and Imprudenolea In Life,
fixreMM, Kxponurfl, ana impriiatnoiea in uid(
From wliauvir mm orllHUag,aad whetlur
ul U In
rinuln.Uko no non filial TbtraraotnoaTaU
lor igmiiuBW uwhicbi h mj msk. wm
Kmtraira Bacaia.
Ilclmbolit'a Kxirut Dacha It a Medicine whlah U
i ((ccllr plcatui I iu
Bat immediate In iuacllun, xlTlnx Itcalta aad Vlf or
to tne-rramei iiiuom io ma rua iOmk, ana rt
itorlna the iticot tf a pe rffct tat of
HKAI.TII AND niKITY-
Itlmbiild'iikxtraet ltaeha la nrtoared aooordlnff
tn rhirnucjr aad Cnemlairjr, and b ireierllxd and
UdCd hy
TIIR MH.fl riUISKHI viirswux.1
D.lar ao loacvr. Vtocaro tha rarnad y at oaoa.
ITIoa l r bottle, or elx lor M.
iihk, 104 Hoath Ttatn olrett, FklladelpUa.
Ilawaro or Uaprlnclplad Daaltra
Trylax to palm off Ihair ova or other arllolu of
.HuUIIUon lha reiralalioa attained hy
IIKIjaaHtUl'S UTIAUT jIUtillV,
The ilrlxiaal and only Qenalae.
Uo dcelre to ran on tha
ukmt iir nlTR ARircLMI
Thcln la worthiest la aold at aiaoh lata rataa aad
oomodkiu, couauently paylaf a maeb better
WK IIKFY COMPETITION I
Aek lor .
llclmbold't Extract Iiucliu.
Ttike na ttlher,
old h Z. D.OILICAR
KIUWKLIiaLAWXKOX,
I. B. WAITS,
a. c. roui.
.van mubi,
I. B. KNTWISTUI,
i. B. MAJOK.
Aad hy all UrafittCi avarrwhtra.
JUHH W11.KT,
rtlllK UHIOia WltJ. BTAJID,
1 NO afATTKB WUO'B rKXalOKHTI
CVntt'iatntly, I ahall raaaala U WaaUaftoa, aad
iwnuuae to panaa aty oooapatloa of
MOUSt, alQM, AND OBNAMINTAL
B-Z J9L. I wr V X iu- V !
UILDINU In all IU tranche Old OLAZIHU
prwnptlr atundad to. ralaUa and Oraaaaeatlat
f'otl'it.c furniture, la tin baet aiyla. X alao oall at
irnlwn to the I'alntlac of Kooft and Brick Walla.
All ihe above 1 will do aa cheap u tha aneaptat
I tltrreloro aoUoil the patroaaxa of my frleadcaa
Nlow nitiaeiuof tha Dutrlat. funotaality tUlotly
ubMrvril. and work doaa la tha beat aaaaaer.
Tun will pleaae mind roar etopa, aad atop at
.ralAtiof JEatabUahmeat,
Ilo. OS Loolalana ayenaa (north aide),
between Bixth aad Beyeath ameta!
r - Ultae pat op frea of chari., aa aamak 1
aotta
(till ir.VKK'1'OlIJi AHIJ PlIIITIXt.
I. UUNH CO., proprletort of tha folaatlBa
ARwruau.aud aicotaior proourutf Atterleaa aad
a oiaixa
VATBNTai.
VfilA rfuli en Xeart JCntenetw in tke ihtiiamt,
Brlor to Uon. Jadxa Maaoa. lion. Joaaoh licit,
Uon. W. D. Blthop, ex-Comauaaloneri of ITatanta,
aad to mora than Ifteen thoaaaad taraatora who
hire bat buunon aoaa uroaf a Maaa awl rat
cat Axeney.
Famphlcl ot adTloa aeat frea by Bull. a
rateat lwi aad Befulatlem, 119 paxat, at aaaM
Dtil. , -
No oharaa for aoataltatloa. orall aa b null.
rrellmlnary KxaolaaUoa la Uaited BlataaYaiaai
naae. ai.
Otncei.Mo IT rarkBow.Kew York; Waabitfion,
corner of V aad Beyeath atraala,oppMU tha rateal
Oaoe. mar II amir
LKONAUD BC'UTT CO.'S
HKVMNT Or Tilt
BRITISH REVIEWS
BLACKWOOD'S" MAO AZINE1
ieonard Scott . Ca, New York, oontlnne to pab
tlvlt the iol lowing lending ltrltUh FerlOtlicals, vis i
1. rite London Quarterly, (Conservative )
i 1 he Kdinburgh Ueview, ( Whig )
3. I he North British Review. (Kree Church.)
1 iho Westminister Hevlewj (Liberal.)
a lflackwood'sr.dinbnrgbHagulne,(Tory.)
11km l'erlodlcals ably represent the three great
political rartieeof Ureal lliitain WhJ, Tory, and
Uadical but politics forms only one feature of their
character. As Organs of the most profound writers
uu Beit ace. Literature, Morality, and'Keligion, they
IHUUi BUI 111; IVC WAtf BVwVaja, uurtTauajt tit auf
wfrld of leturs. being oonaldered Indispensable to
I he scholar and the professional man, whllato the lav
ts41icut reader of every class fumlsfa a mora
corrtxit and satlslactory record of sejrent Uter
lureot the day, throughenrlM wtf73a, than can ba
poMLpiy oDtainva iron any ower sousjos.
MEW VOLUMES OF TltM
FOUR ENQLISU REVIEWS AND IllALlWWf
VUMMMNCM JULY, Hfll.
EAULY COriES. V ,
Ihn rriiit of ATaVANHK HHKKTH from the
British publishers given additional value to these
lUprlnt , inasmuch as they can sow be placed In the
hands of eubKrlbers about u soon u tha original
eaiuonn
TEUUS.
Kor any one of the four Reviews, per annum W
For any two of the lour Reviews, " , 6
Kor any thne of the four Reviews," " ,,.,. T
For all four of tho Reviews, " " 9
tor Blackwood's llagaxine, " " 8
For lllackwood aud one Review, " " o
j-or Blackwood and two Reviews, " ' .... T
For Blackwooil and three Reviews,1 .,,,,
Fir Blackwood and the four Reviews, " 10
ray mcti is w ve maue in au cases m auvanoo.
Bioni'y aurrciu ia ui owm wuciv whivu wui do re-
ctrJatpar. CLUBWN0
Adbcountof twinty lire Mrcent from tha above
in if. win be .Hawed to Club orderlna four or more
uuuica ol any ono or mora ot tha above works. 1 hut i
our coplc. of Itlackwood, or or oiw Itevlew.will be
hot to one addreM for so; four copies of tne lour
Aeviewe ana uiacnwoou iui i i biiu mi uu.
rOHTAflK.
In all the nrlaelnal citiea and towna, these workt
will be delivered, FBEE OK l'OSTAUK. Wbea
tent by mail, tbe roetage to any part or the United
State, will be but twenty four eenu a year for " Blaok
wooJ," and but fwrlm anti a yearjbr each of the
M, II. i he price in Great Britain of lha fire Ptrtod-
Ifati .hnve n.med I. a31 Iter anBnm.
itemlttancea for anyofHhe aboya puhlleatlona
thouM alwaya be addrented. poet paid, to the pub.
lliliert, LhONAItn HC0TX4CO,
nov'J'l No. ttaoldat.. New York.
mf Till! FINEST STOCK OF CLOTUINO IM
thr United States Is cow offered at less than whole
sale piloe at iN'o. 400 Seventh tftreet. opttoslte l'ost
Oihcc, by J. W. KEEP,
musmvtif wm ua.i1 Miwi4j flrvin
A ir M y
N
EXPKESSCpMrANY,
ALL RAIL FROM NEW. YORK.
gortyono
Thle Contpaay la prepared to fonrard all xlnda ol
goodi to and float
XBW TOBK..,
,...,..0ffloa M Broadway,
.t.OmoaT Coagrrat atnet
and t Coagreea Bqaara,
..Offlaa U7 ChtautMrtet,
BOSTOIf
rniLAUKLPUIA
BALTIMOBP.
ALKXAMORIA
,., Offloe Caaden Slatioa,
..blBM tot Klax ahreet.
ANKAl'OUS, F0UTBES3 MONBOE,
NEWrOBT NEWS, POBT KOYAL,
And tha Bonthtn Bloekadlnff Bqaadrona,
AT FAIR KATEB.
I
oiiDiMi' monmr
ALLOTMENT DBAFTH.
TUUADAV3 EXrBESSCOMrAVT
will forwwd
SOLDIERS KEMITTANOKH
totbclr fftttUlnat oy pUee on the Uneitf thetr
TWKNTV FIVE CENTS
For urn sol exoeodlag tfltij UolUra i and A
IvoporuoaiM maiuonai onarf w pimoct rcKacu
uj (xmntrvuss axiiajui.i.
Th remltluM. wbeth.r Gold. TrctTory Notet.cf
AlloUneiit Draft, -vhovld b racloted In an cnrclopt
aadMettrelytwaIc4.ai41iaTa tha fall aMrtM (in
oladlng towa. poit effloa, and Btata ; aad la cities,
the ft ml aad namber) of tha iwnon to hoa to t
lent, aad the amount le glbl marked thereon.
tnrelopea for this variKMa maybe had at ur
offlce.
To faallltate prompt del'very.the chaiga for re
mlttaaca thould be prepaid ,
marSl-lm AUAhAkXPRKSI COMPANY. ,
CHARLES'
LONDON
COKDIAL
GIN
zy
"OuVsir
nT
tAmmminiitt
WUMUl
mxiut
It distilled In Loroux, and put
up aoWly In qaart and plat bot
Uea. to aaeet tha reqalrtmenU ol
irw-Yejij
DrMIta, aad thoea to whom Pnia and Unadoltar
Ud Uqaor la a Xaoaealty or a iuary.
ft Li ih. MilMi iut.hll.hed ol all tha Qtaa (I)
which hara ttarted Into txlatenae npan the haala ol
Itwallleatmd aaa nara etr.cn eaieonty.
It aaa na oonaaotloa with, and ti la no way Uka
ina irauy aaixiarce wu . "mimii uipr- ui
M Oia Tote' or" Laanoa DookI or " Loanoa Qui'
M., M , ao auttai now maon uwiany or ra
ptaUhlUty " k aaaunad hy their haxatten.
Br. TalenUna Matt, of Hew York, aaya i ' It la
far tr.ur.ble to ei.a ruaa Holland Ula, and la Uu
HttaitUieVlliMadiaaMrKr lem." Do tay thaa
aaada of pnytlolaaa.
at Ita btaaaeuil aHati; It la a oertala aafe (aard to
health."
Tba nUadaliUa ladirar aayt: It hu ao tape-
bar, ITaa aqaaf, la medtfliil Tlrtara."
Tka rw Orlaaaa Htayaaa aayai "Than la ao
remedy oa earth tor aytptpua ea,ai to It.
TMB0tt
pr.TetiTe,oi
Itlaouaad.
Tha Boatos loaraal aara: "Aa a beyeraxa, aa a
aa a remeuiai axesi, we want no ooaer.
omaa of ABarlea, ror you it u paxioiiari
aid. Ia aSaaaaaa or haalUi,lt la your grtate.1
frlaad.
B. BALDWIN A CO ,
B0LB luroarjaa,
M Liberty ilnet.Mew York,
old la Wwhinxton by
LOVBLL. CULLKS A CO.,
1S Httraet.aear I"e. aveaaa,
daoU ly And deolera generally,
mo thk urriuKKS or tub ahmt.
M.
Jait arrlTcd, a t
turret Importation iter tlaaatcr
raiton, from Karoo
rone, a very Sue and larxa aawnt.
Btent of Marine, Opera, Field QUueet, aad Tala-
Hioiie.. whlah I will tell a very little aboya tha 004
la Parle. Aa to tha qualltlea, there are aone rape
rlor to ha had. haTiax beta aelecud parpaaely for
thla market. Alao, a urge and well aaeorted atock
ol Opera Ulaaica, ktloroaoopee, fold,allyer,aad tied
Speciaolea and Eya Ulaaaee, nulled to the tight by
tha aaa of aa Optometer. A,ooniiderabla number o
oertuloatee to be aeen at ay offloe, from geallenin
nUW U1E VWU DI,W M H1J Vlt nWV.WUH.lt..
06 PeMiyhaniaiYenne, beiween Fou-uid-a-half
aad Sixth Street,
Mr abtalUkmaatt la mp stavlra,
eumt ftttei i BmtL Tha trade sappUed.
ooua-ly
TVATKB 41 WOOD,
wnousAU am mrria dealem in
ARMY AND NAVY SUPPLIES,
oonanmsa or
ricklM, rntarvti, Cattupa, Baacet
Jalllat, Vrulta, Ullyca,
Bardlaca. Baled Oil., Choice li.li.hee,
Coadcaied4Iux, Mattardt,
PRH5EBVED HEATS, FISfl, BOOTS, Ao.
Fate Wiiiu tnil Uquon by the raekage
CIQARS AND TOBACCO.
garAgeaia lor Tildan's Extract of CoOce.wltn
ougar ana tauu aomunea.
wev Jeunrylvaala avenua,
WA3UUf0tV, D. c
dooIT-tf
PVABB WATSUB'B
rillLADELPUIA
8ALAHANDEB,
FIltE AND
BUBQLAU I'ltOOr
M AFE r.
Store, II south Fourth street,
- - v Fblladelpbla, Fa.
Orders raettvad by v
W. B. BUEPHEBD,
Coraer of gevcaih and D etreela,
laalT-ly Wathbgua, I). a
DATT ATTOHNKVB.
MASON, FEHWJcitT & LAWBENCR.
OHABLES MASON.
Late Cumnuteloner of Talents.
UOBBBT wTfENWICK,
FUUen yean In Fatent Agency Uotuieaa.
Da WITT O.lAWRKMCK,
Lata member of tha Patent Offloe Appeal Board,
OFFICK IN WAsillNUTON, D. 0.
Nora Patentt procored. All Information neces
tary to obtain a patent tent frco of oharge
lanao-tf
JUST HEUEIVED AT L. A. 11KALL A CO.'S,
No. got Seventh between I and Kttnl,a new
atoca or ULAjTiuriu, ruumauifiu uuuus.
lltUNKS, HATS and CAl'S.
LA. BKAIX A OO '3, No. 301 Seventh itnel,
between I and K, le the place to buy your
ulotiiinui KUKNinuitiu uuuus, iitun&a
11 ATS aad CAl'S, at Hew York price..
COME ONE AND ALL AT L. A. 1IKALL A
CO 'fl. No 301 Seventh .tract, between I and 1C.
to buy your CLOniIN(J,yuaNISU!NU UOOD3,
uAta tuita warn. .
NOWISYOURTIMETOBUYYOURCLOTIL
inq, ruitmsuiNo ouons, hats and
OArs at very low prloes,at L. A. BEALL h CO. '8.
Na 391 Seventh, between I and K streets.
nurSl 3m
EVERYBODY'S ATTENTION IS CALLED
to ur new stock of Spring Clothing, Furnishing
Goods, Trunks, lists and Caps, at Mo. uOO Seventh
itttet, oppoftta tU Port Ofloa BCf -43ffl
aJ&H! jSiifcv
aw surrkiicsiMie-aa.
IJvwnrflvriifat art ( Whim, April i.Utt. ,
8KPAKATK VKOroSALB, tealad ina eodomd
PratMxtAli for Nam Kanfi1(aiJ' will h Mwlmd !
this Bareaa uatil 8 o'clock A. mX.t oa ATedaeedar:
tne aoth daj ot Aptll next, for tnrabalnf aad dell.
erlai (on reoelvlni ten flat natloa. azaept tot bW
oait, for which Art rfayi' nieiallba glren lot
every thirty thoaeand ioanrtn required) at tha Ual
ted BUtei navy rard. at Charleeiown. Maneuha
aette; Broohlya.New York; aad Philadelphia. Peaa
TiTmnMi socii qainuucs wi oi imi touovui am
clea m may be required or ordered from tUoatro
tore by the chief uf thUbareiu. or by ihe repcetlra
oomTTiindlnit offloeri cf the eala aaty yard., during
the fiscal year ending Java 0, 1103, vli: !
Uitcalt, flour, rfcoe dried applet, sugar.Ua, coffee,
baaae, nolawee,"lDegar. and whleky. r
The blisult shall be made wholly from iweetcu
rerflne flour, of tbamunfaolaracitheyearlMlor
Mi, bat Dull In all eaau be manufactured Iroia
flour made of the atop Immediately preceding 1h
datee of the itquUltloni for tlie name; and ihall be
fully fquel In quality, aad conform la alie and
nape, to tha amplf which art depoaiud la the at Id
navyyardi; hall be projierly btked, thoroughly
IKUU-UIaam, WOU lA. HU UlllTCmi 1111 Ol StWrf
i iu iuj unncii niavica, in Ktni, ivuoui wciiviica.
ongm nouT Dirriir, wiui ine nesae wen eeeurea, or
In air and water tight whisky or eplrit barreu, at
tha option of tha Bureau. ,
me flour shall be equal to tha best Rlehmnnd aad
TJiltlmora brande . nnd of tha manufacture of wheat
growa In the year IMl or 1803 ; but shall in all cues
be manufactured lrom pure, sound, treah gronad
wheat ot tha orop Immediately precedlag the dates
of the rcqutrltio for the fame; hall be perfectly
aweet, and la all re pacts ol lite best quality and
shall be delivered In good shipping: order,frea of all
charge to the United States, la tha bent new, well
aWEJoned.tuund. brlnht barrels, or half barrcbi. u
thecal maybe the stares and headings lobe cf
red oak of tha best quality j strong and well hooped,
with lining hoops around each bead, and equal la
quality to sample barrel at the said navy-raids: two
ua.ii nnricij io u svoiiucrvu uarrti, mu not
more than one third of Ihe renulrcd auantltvto be
In htJf bKirebi
xim ruesuui be oi ina very Den quality ana at
tne croo lmmeauKir unof tunc iae amies gi uie ro
nnlnltloni for the eame.
1 mt. ji.-a a.. It t.. a at. Vu.4 .!!. a.
thall ba prapa'cdhy .a dryiHjoiilr.aiidof tha crop
irwrre aipjUfalBIIaVU US Wl U hrvait JaMlf , tmau
01 iae autumn immeuiaiciy pnccoiuine a.u. tu
the renalritlona for the eame; aad than bo dcllrered
In naciaa.a oontalnlna not more thaa three hundred
nAH.dt-
Tha Iron hoopi on tha barrala and half barreta
oontaiDiD. wnuty, ro3Tawir.,ma Tiacaar 10 oa well
painted with radlead.
1 ne .BX.r .ii.il i ury .. ui ivr pscinc, .ml
The tea shall be of good qutUty Oolong, equsl to
tho samples at Mid navy-yards, and be delivered In
half aad quarter chests oniy. ,
1 he ooiTce shall be equal to the best Cuba, accord-
Invtaasmnla..
That cans shall be of the very best qualify white
beans, and shall be of the crop Immediately preced
lag the ates of the reqals'tlOB for the same, M pounds
to oa taken as one bushel.
1 he nioUMfs shall be tally equal to the very best
quality of New Orleans mousMS, and shall be deliv
ered la new, well-seasoueul red oik barrets, and hall
barrels, and with white pine heads not Ices than l X
loch thick: the staves not leas than ,,' Inch thlck.tl.s
barrels and half bairels to be three-quarters hooped,
and.la addltlontohava four Iron hows, one on
each bUge, i tf loch la width and 1 lflth thoh thick:,
and one on each chime l U inch In width and Mnh
loch thick, and shall be thoroughly coopered and
piaeea in me dtsi soirpiDg oaouitiaa, ono wwa im
quantity to be In half barrels If required by the Buj
The viaeaar shall ba of the first Quulhr.raasl to
the standard of the United States fharnuoora-la.
and shall contain no other than acetic acid, nnd
shall be delivered In barrels aad half barrels similar
la all respects to those required for molasses, with
tha cm-Motion that vikile oak staves and heads shall ba
subetltated for red-oak slaves and white ptne heads,
aad shall ba thoroughly coopered and placed In
the Dsstshlpilsgccdr;oDSt bird to be In hall bar
rale.
The whisky shall be mtde wholly from grain.
svunnunamerviuiDiiQir, ana uviuiinrK jruo- sw-
VWnuaSJ mm wailCtiaaai viautawic-uuu-g uiniin,.
uu soaii a Qomvtm rtuneu. u aotui am aviiTerea
la good, new, souad.bilxbt.turtefqaaiters hooped,
vmll-aaaaoiMa white Oavk barrels and half barrels.
with white oak heads, the beads to be made ot thne
piece heading, and well painted; the staves not to be
Itf-a ihAa s. tnah thick, auid tha haiada me teas I tun
X-inca Uuakt and each barrel and half barrel shall
be coopered, la addition, with one three penny Iron
hoopoe, each bilge 1. Inch In width, nnd I-lfith-Inch
thkk,aud one three-Many hoop on each chime,
ltflnch In width, and labth inch thick, as per dla
gram The whole to be put la good shipping order,
freeofaM charge to the UalteU btates; une-ihlrd to
be In half bam Le.
AH tha foregoing described articles, embracing
cavaks. harrala..liall barrel., and boxes, thall bo anti.
lest to such Inspection as the chief of (he liuteau of
Prorlilons ancXClothina mar direct, the tnsDeetlse
ameer tj be appointed by the Mary Dettrtntent.
All laspecuoas to ba at tha place ot delivery. Ulscult
may, however, be Inspected at tha place of mauu
factare, but will In all eases be subject to a dnal In
spection at the place of delivery before tha bills are
aignett lucrciaJTa
Tha orlccj of all tins foreffolnn artlelee tab. tha
same tlirottghcmt the year, and bidders may offer (or
one or moreanlcies.etd his offer will be accepted
for that yard for which his proposal may ba lowest,
and where mora than one article Is award! to a bid
tier the articles will be embraced in one cr more
contracts at the option of the Bareaa.
All the casks, bar. els, aad half barrels, boxes or
pSrCs-tgs,ttuUl bo marked with their contents and
the contractor's name. All the barrels aad half
barrels of flour and bread shall have, In addition to
the above, the year when manufMtured or pat up
marked upon them.
(The samples relcrred to lu this adveitljcawnt are
those selected for the ensuing fiscal year, and Juisc
fro rtt-MU-s to iucA at haveleenvriviwtij ehiltUd )
The quantity of these articles which will be re
quired cannot be precisely stated. 1 huy will probe
Diy PCi-Wtna
Bltcult.
8,000,000 lbl
4,000 bill.
M.ooo ibe.
890,000 IU
OM.OOOlbl
7S.OO0 lbl
, 16,000 lha.
Itfm baaheU.
00,000 gallona.
.. so 000 aalloni.
Flour
nice
Dried epplt.....
Bugar
Tea
Coffee
lleaua ,
HolaaHt
Vinegar
wauky.
lto,ooo gallont.
Tha iiuantitlea ol aiiy or all may be Increased or
dlmioUued. The contract, will therefore be made,
not for apecttlo quantities, but for tuch quantllie. aa
the service may reriulre to be delivered at the.
navy-yardj, reipeotlvtly.
Coblraotort not realdtag at lha placea where do
llverlcs aie required uuat etublUli agencl.t at rach
place., that no delay may arlae In luratahlog what
may b required, tnd when a ooDtractorlalle prompt.
ly to oouiyly with a requbuUoa ; the Chlel of tha Bu
reau of 1'rovUlont and Clouilog .litll be authonztd
todlreot purchaact to be made to aupplv tha ded
cienov. under tha neaalty to be axnretted In the con-
treat; the record of a reqnbttlon, or a duplicate copy
thereof, at the Bureau of rrovlsions and Clothing,
or at either of the navy yards aloresald, shall bs
evldenoe that such requisition has been made and
received.
Separata offers must be nude (or escu arlloie at
each of Ihe aforesaid navy-yards; and In case more
than one artlala liconlaint-d In tha offer, the Chief
of tha Bureau wiU have the tight to occeptoae or
more ox ina aruo.es oonisinea id such oner, una rt
IcDt tha remalLder. and blddf r whosa nroDau.La ara
'- ' . i:tt:it:".' .7".:..r. : .. ..:zr rrr .
aooepieatana none oxnenj wiu oeiorinwuunounea,
ana as tij as praoucaui a vuuuaaji win ua vans
mittedtothem for execution, which contract must
be returned to the bureau within five dare, exoln
aive of tbe time required lor tha regular IrammlMlon
of the mail.
Two or mora approved sureties, la a sum equal to
the estimated amount of the respective ooBtraats,
win uj ivtiuircu, uu iwmiij yvi iifiiiHiu m auujuua
wlU be withheld from the amount of ail payments
uu auouiuii lucrcui Buwvuxtivnuiroiijiir, uiauuiiiuu,
to sctmre Its performance, and not in any event to be
ua unui u t in au respecu comimca wiin.
Blank forms of pnrposils may be obtained on ap
plication to the navy m--- at Vortsmoutb.Mew
Ilampshire, Boston, Hew Yoik, I'bUadrlpblaaltlr
more, and at this Bureau.
at, (Vtiviu.v uvtuivaiv vi aiav sctbvg AiVlaAiiU(
bidder of the acceotance of bis urooosal. will be
deemed a notltioat Ion thereof, wlth'n the meaning
of the act of 18ta, and his bid will be made and ao
cepted la conlortnity with this understanding
Lvery offer made must be accomplUhcd (as dl
rected la the act of Congreu makiug appropriations
lor the naval service for Hltt-47, approved loth of
August, Uid) by a written guarantee, signed by on
or inorcresponifule persons, to ihe effect that fie of
they undertake thai the bidder or bidders will, if
hu or their bid bs ac&pted, enter lato aa obligatloa
within live days, with good and sufficient sureties,
to furnish tho nupplles proposed. The bureau will
not DC oDiigatea u oonslder any proposal unlets ao-
oompaaled by tha guarantee required by law the
competency of the guuantee to be cer tilled by the
navf aijvui, uisinvi aitomcy, or wuccwrui iuo
rent, aistrict attorney, or ooL
cuitonu.
fas tUlenttcn cfUddtrt it talLtd to Uu tamvUt and di-
tcrtjium jf artttfci required, or, tit (As intpedionfor recto
(ton, a just M riaid tomptriion mil bt madt betw&n tke
arluUi offered and tht tamjU and lontract, noticing nans
that fail ielow them; nmf tkeir attention it alto particularly
tirtcUd to the joint rtKlution rfnA Man,Usi,and h
the get ciJts vx sifgmt,iMe. ap 8-iaww
NERVOUS DEBILITY, W
SrERUATORRnOaA,
U positively Incurable by any means but those I ad
vocals. Before commencing aur treatment, learn
how tha wltcr actually cqkkd himself, and subse
quently hundreds of others. Enclose a post-paid,
superscribed envelope to Box ITS. Charlestowa,
MiMtrniflltl MUTT-4V
NATIONAL REPUBLICAN.
The Battle of Pittsburg
Landing.
OFFICIAL, REl'OKT.
Ileirlt!lB.TIIUJ, PtTTuBURO, Tikn ,
April 'J.
Cbpfaln .V, U. McTint, vlaV-anl Omeral, Vt
partment of tht Mlstitslppl, M. Lwlt:
Clmts: It bocomci my duly again to repori
another battle fought between two great
arralea, one contending tor the maintenance of
the beat OOTtrnment erer derlsed, nnd the
other for III dettrncUon. It it pleamnt to
record the enconi of tlie army contending fof
the former prlnolplaa.
Oa Sandar morning car picket were at
tacked and drlyen In by the enemy. Itnm
dlately, Ihe lire fllrllon atatlooed at thh place
were urawn ap in una oi name to meei.ueni.
The hauls, epoo waxed warm on the left and
centre, Tarjtog at times to all parts of tho llni
It was the moat continuous Bring of mutketrt
and artillery erer beard on this continent, nod
was kept up until night, when, the enomr barf
102 torcea me enure line to uu back near r
balf way from their camps to the landing at a
lata nour in idu nivenioou, a uceperaie euori
was made by the enemy to turn onr left and
:oi poaaemon oi too lanuing, transports, d).
'bis oolnt was guarded br the sunboata Ttler
and Lexington. Gantalas Owrn and Sxlrkusen.
commanamg, witn lour zu pounder rarrou
guns and a buttery of rlllod guns.
Ai there la a deep and imDoaelble ratine
for artillery or' cavalry, and very diOcult lor
Infantry at this point, no troops were stationed
here except the necenarr-artillerists and a
famuli Infantry force for inert support. Juat at
tnu moment tne advance of Major uen. uneill
column, a part of the Division of Gen. Nelson),
arrlred, and the two Generals named, both
being present, an advance was Immediately
msda upon the front of the attack, and the
enemy were soon driven bock. In this repulte
much is due to tha presence of Iho gunboats
Tyler and taxlngtoarand (heir able oommaut
ders, Captains Gwrnn and Shirk, .United State!
Nary. , , .
During the night tho dlrlalons under Genj
crals Crittenden and sfcOook arrlred.
General Lew. Wallace, at Cramp Landing,
tlx miles below, was ordered at an early hour
In the morning to bold hlxdiviaion in readiness
to be moved in any direction to which It might
be ordered. At about eleven o'clock an order
was dellreYed to more it op to Pittsburg, but
owing to Its being led by a circuitous route, did
not arrive In time, to take part in Eundajla
action.
During the nlgit all was quiet, and feeling
that a great moral advantage would be gained
bj becoming thex Attacking party, an advance
was ordered toon as jJAy; dawned, and the re
sult was te gradual repnlao of the enemy ut
aiipouiiaoi ue im uotn nine uu prooaoiy
fire o'clock In the afternoon, when It Became
evident that tho enegn wen retreating.
Before the close of the action the advance of
Gsn.J.J. WoodV djvlaian arrived In time 16
tike part In tbe eoBon. .
uy lore was tow mucn nugnea irom twp
days' hud Ogbtiof pd ucpoaure la the omi
air to aret.ci.iog rrn,aon-ig ue laurrentoff
light, to paraue aumrttmj, and the nlglu
closed la cloudy nd with heavy rain, ntOclnjr
that Tangnrl. wi nptkiUnBraljBi I a, rltilAPtf '
Next mornint, Qrtt Bherman,' however, fol
lowed tin enemy, Boding that the main part ol
the army bad, retreated lit good order. Hoafil
tsla or tbe enemv'a vroundod Were fottdd' an
alone' tke roods far ag tke nuraak was nude.
Dead bodies -of i the; enemy ui- nany gravns
were alto found. ... '
I enclose herewlli tho report ot Gtin.'Xnerl
man, which will explain more lull the result
of the pursuit and the part taken by each sepa
rate command. I oasnot nuke' .pedal notice
in this report, but will do so more fully whet
the reports of the division commanders are
hnndAil In.
Gen. Bucll. commaadlne In tbe field with
distinct army long under bis command, an!
which did such eSdent service cammanded
by himself In person on the field, will be much
better note to nouce tnose 01 nis commona
who particularly distinguished Ihoinsclves than
I possibly can.
i feet it a amy, however, to a jtanaoi, an
able officer, Brigadier General W. T. Sherman,
to make special mention that be not only was
with his command daring the entire of the two
days' action, but displayed great judgment and
skill In lb, managtnunt ol nis men. Although
aeverelj wounded IB the band on the first day
bis place wu narer.TACant.
lie wu again woaadel and had three horses
killed under him. In' making this mention of
a gallant officer, no disparagement la Intended
to other division commanders.
In making this mention of the gallant'oQleer,
no disparagement Is Intended to the other di
vision commanders Major Generals John A.
McClernand and Lew. Wallace, and Brigadier
Generate S. A. Dorlbut, B. If. Prentiss, and W.
II. L. Wallace, all ol whom maintained their
places willi credit to themselves and the cause.
(Jen. Prentiss wss taken prisoner In the first
day's action, and Gen. W. II. L. Wallace wu
severely and probably mortally wounded. Ills
assistant adjutant general, Captain William
McMichael, Is muulug, and was probably taken
prisoner.
Uy personal staff are all deserving of par
ticular mention, they having been engaged
during tbe entire two days In carrying orders
to every part of the field. It consists of Col
J. D. Webster, chief ot staff; Lieut Col. J. B.
McPhcrson, chief of engineers, assisted by W.
U B. Jeremy and Com. lUsher) Oupt. J. A.
IUwllnge, Adjutant General W. 13. illlyer, W.
K. Rawl, and 0. B. Ltgow, alda-de-camp; Col
G. Bride, volunteer aid, and Capt. J. P. Haw.
kins, cblef of tbe commissary, who accompa
nied me upon tho field.
Tbe medical department, under the direction
or Surgeon Hewitt, medical director, showed
u-rcat energy In providing lor tbe wounded
und In getting tbem from tbe field, regardless
or danger.
Colonel Webster wu placed In special charge
or all the artillery, and, was constantly upon
the field. He displayed, as be always has
heretofore, both skill and bravery, and at least
In one Instance hn wu tbe means of placing an
entire regiment In a position lor doing the
most vaiuaoie service, ana wuera it coma uoi
nave been but tor nis exertions.
Lieutenant Colonel McPherion, attached to
ray staff as chief of engineers, deserves more
man a passing nonce lor nis activity ana cour
age. All the grounds beyond our camps for
uiilcs have been reconnoitred by him, and plans
careruuy prepuruu uuuer nis supervision, gtv
Ine accurate information of the nature or the
approaches to our lines. During the two days'
battle ho was constantly in the saddle, leading
the troops, u they arrived, to points where
ineir services were requireu. uunng toe en
gagement be bod one bono shot under him.
The country will have to mourn the loss of
many brave men who Tell at the battle ol Pitts
burg, or Shlloab, more properly.
The exact loss In killed and wounded will
bo known la a day or two ; at present I can
only give It approximately at 1,500 killed and
3,500 wounded.
Tbe loss of artillery was great many pieces
being disabled by the enemy's shot, and some
losing all their horses and many men. There
were proDaniy not less than two hundred horses
kiiiea.
The loss of tbeTnemy In killed and lelt upon I
the field wu greater than ours. Iu wounded I There wu but one dealro, and that wu to da
ta estimate, cannot be made, u many cf then ' stray. There wm Utile shouting. The warriors
mn,t have been sent to Corinth nnd other points.
The enemy suffered terribly from demorallr.it-
uon ana aesoiuuon. i
A flag of truce wu sent In todav from Gent.
Beauregard.. I enclose herewith a copy ol cori
reaponuence.
I amyrcspectiuiiy, yonr odi servt,
U. S. Gxm, i
Major General Commanding.
Gen Mkarman'a Xtapoct of the Pnrault ojr
With tbe cavalrr'placed at ray command
and two brigades ot my fatigued troops, I weal
tout morning out toe tonnin roaa. uno o
another of tne abandoned campe of tho enem,
lined tbe roods, with hospital Hags lor protei
Uon. . At all we found more or leu wouode
and dead. At the fork of the road I found thl
head of Gen. Wood's dlvialon. At that point
oraerra tne cavalry to examine ooin roaai
ana louna me enemy's cavairj.
Col. Dickey, of the Illinois cavalry. ark
for reinforcement. I ordered Gen. Wood I
advance to the bead of hla column cantloual
on the left, whilet I conducted the bead of thl
Third brlgaieesf the Fifth division up the right
band road, about half a mile frcm the forks.
There was a clear Held through which the road
Earned aad Immediately beyond a apace of two
tindred yard, of fallen timber, and beyond an
eilomlve camp. The enemy's cavalry could
be teen In this camp, and after a rcconoolsanon
I ordered two advance companies of tbe Obiti
k3evcnty-tevenui, Col. Iteldenbrand, to deplolr
as exiruiiaoen, una tne regiment itseu lorwnrg
Into line with an Interval of one hundred yards.
In this order I advanced cautlourly until tbk
skirmishers were engaged. Taking II for
g,(SUMU Mll U11B umpuBiuuu wuuiu cicur ua
camp, I held M. Ulckey'a 4th Illinois cavalr
amp, 1 1
Bady to
charge. The enemv'a cavalry ca:
down boldly to charge, breaking through ttai
line of skirmishers, when the inlantry without
cause broke, threw awoy.DwIr guns, and lied.
As the regiment of Infantry broke, Dlckeyja
cavalry began to charge their carbines, snn
fell Into disorder. Instantly I sent aiders Ui
tbe rear for tbe brigade to form In line ol baltU,
which was promptly executed. The broken
iniantry anu cavalry tauiea oa the line, and as
the enemy's cavalry came to It. onr cavalry In
torn charged nod-drove' them from the field.' 1
aavaacea witn to, enure origauo upon tqe
same ground, and sent Col. Dickey's cavalry a
mile further on the rood. On examining the
S-ound which had been occupied by the 77tb
hlo, we found 15 dead and about 25 wounded.
I sent Tor wagons and bod all the wounded
carried back to camp, and the dead hurled. B
also caused the whole camp to be destroyed.
Here we (ound much ammunition for field
pieces, which we destroyed. Also, two caissons
and a general hospital with about two hundred
and eighty Confederate wounded, and about
uity oi our own. not naving tne means
bringing them off, Colonel Dickey, by my order,
took a surrender, signed by Vtedlcal Director
Lyle and all the attending surgeons, and m
pltdgo to report themselves to you u prisoners
oi war. Also, a piaage mat our wonnac
would be carefully attended to and surrenders
to as to-morrow u soon as ambulances coul
go out. I enclose the within document and
request you to send out wagons and ombn
lances lor lha wounded of ours, to-morrow.
Also, that wagons be sent out to bring In many
tents belonging to as which are pitched all
along the road for miles. I did not destroy
mem, u l anew tne enemy couia not move
them. Tho roads aro very bad and arc strewn
with abandoned wagon., ambulances, and lim
ber boxes. The enemy has succeeded In carry
ing off hla guns, but hu crippled his batteries
by abandoning tbe bind limber boxes ol at least
twenty guns.
I am satisfied that the enemy's Infantry and
cavalry passed Hick Creek this morning, trav
elling all lut night; and that be left behind all
his cavalry, which hu protected his retreat,
but signs of contusion and disorder mark the
whole road. Tbe cheeck sustained by us at the
Fallon Timbers delayed onr advance, so that
night came on before tbe wounded were pro
vided for and the dead buried. The troops be
ing fagged out by three days of hard lighting,
exposure, and privations, I ordered tbem back
to camp, wnere an now are.
Signed, W. T. Siieiuun',
Brig. Gen. Comd'g Division.
Correspondence Betwcn dene. Seanre
gantftnil urant.
The following Is the correspondence referred
to In tbe foregoing report between uen. ueau.
regard and Gen. Grant:
Hkuxiuihters DtriUTBCM MisanutiTi,
Monterey, -April 8th.
Sin : At the close of the conllict yesterday
my forces being exhausted by the extraordinary
lengtn oi time aunng waica iney were engagcu
witn yours on that and tbe preceding day, and It
being apparent that yen had received, and were
still receiving, reinforcements, I felt it my doty
to withdraw my troops from the Immediate
sceno of conflict. Under these oircumstanccs.
in accordance with the usages ol war, I shall
transmit this under a Hog of truce to uk per
mission to send a mounted party lo Ibe baitls-
lleld ol tsniion, ior tne purpose oi giving uecent
Interment to my dead. Certain gentlemen
wishing to avail themselves ot that opportunity
to remove tbe remains of sons and friends, I
must request for them the privilege of accom
panying tbe burial party; and in this connec
tion, I deem It proper to say that I am asking
only what I have extended to your own coun
trymen under similar circumstances.
Respectfully, General, your obed't eerv't,
P. T. BtlURtU.BD.
Uenors.1 Urant'e Itepljr
llKADtiuamina, Army in tub Fiku,
Prrrsnmta, April Ulb.
(Ventral P. T. Beauregard, Vomnantllng " Con
federate" Army, Department UlsiiJ-fpjil,
Monterey, Ttnn.:
Your dispatch of yesterday Is Just received.
uwing to tne warmtn oi tns weainer t aeeuieu
It advisable to have all tbe dead of both par
lies burled Immediately. Heavy details were
made for this purpose and It Is now accom
plished. There cannot, therefore, be any no
oesslly of admitting within our lines the par
ties you designed to send on the grouuds asked.
I shall always be glad lo extend any courtesy
consistent with duty, and especially so when
dictated by humanity. I am, General, respect
fully, your obedient servant,
Signed U. S. Gbaxt,
Major General Commanding.
K Description or the Fiffbt.
A special correspondent of the Cincinnati
Commercial thus describes tbe first day's fight
at Pittsburg landing :
Hotter and hotter grew the contest ; fiercer
and fiercer tbe struggle. Each man fought u
II success or defeat depended on bis own right
arm ; and charge alter charge was made upon
tha Rebels to regain the ground we bod lost
Tbey stood firm u a rock 1 and though our
artillery often swept down their ranks, and left
fearful gaps In their columns, they manlleeted
no trepiuauou, uor am iney waver iui mo
ment The living supplied tho plaoe of the
dead. The musket that bad fallen from a life
less hand wu seized at once, and the horrid
strife swept on u before. The force of tho
enemy appeared lncreuing, and where the
greatest bavoc wu made, there the strongest
opposition wu shown. Hand-to-hand contests
were Innumerable. Every s'ruggle was for
life. Quarter was asked on nellher Vdo. and
the ground drank up the blood of hundreds of
brave fellows every hour.
MOU 10B. lOUir BCIUUJ.UCU U UUU1.UI., Ml.
the spirit of tbe demon shone In their faces.
. r .... X ll., ..... In 1l
were too much In earnest They set their toot i
firm and strained their every nerve to Its ntmoi
tension. Death lost all lu terrors, and me
seemed to feast upon the sight of blood.
The light of tho sun wu obscured by tb
cloads of sulphurous smoke, and the ground
became moist, and slippery with human gorel
Tbe atmosphere trembled with Ibe shock of tb
armies, and tho earth shook with the tramp of
the thoneandi and tens or thousand Of "warring
foes. 1 T
iNTUxsiTr or nil kxotsvsnt. I
The balance ol victory evrr vanna. it no
Inclined to this side, and now to that lit
the Unionists gained an advantage: there
Confederates. Advance wu followed bv n
treat: success bv renulse. At this oolnt H
drove tbe enemy back, bat were driven bac
-..- . . . ...
in return. Hueeeaa was always suminc. du
nerer actllrd. llone and fear, ior and Borrow.
seized the soul by turns, and ercry lour held a
month oi t motion. Ail consciourarsa oi time
ccusod) all thought or tho future, all recolleo)
Uon of the past Krerythlng wu absorbed In
the sanguinary present, and external nature
assumed the hue ol blood. Men glared at rack
other as at wild lieaaU; aud, when a shell
burst with latal effect among a crowd of thfc
advancing foe, nnd arms, legs, and heada werp
torn off, a grim rmlle of pleucro lighted up the
smoke-begrimed lace of tbe transformed beings
who witnessed mo catastropno.
Soldiers were woanded and knew It not. so
Intense wu thiir exoitement, and often a mot)
tal hurt w announced to tbe victim only by
the ccsiilluii of vitality. Hen with knitted
brows and flashed cheeks fought madly oveb
ridges : along ravines, and up sleep ascents,
witn uiooa aaa perspiration sireanvog uown
their faces. Men with shattered fingers change
their ininkcts to tho left bands, and still flrcfl
their pieces u best they could. I
Kverywhcro wu mad excitement, every.
where wu horror. Commanders galloped wild
ly to lha Iront of their regiments, and cheurea
them ou, using their sabres on each and every
loe, nnd urging their spirited steeds whenevur
the troops wero falling back, careless or their
own life, as ir they hod a million souls to spare.
Csptalue, majors, colonels, and generaki
fought like common soldiers, and It was not
uncommon to a field officer firing a musket
or charging with bis revolver upon tbe ad
vancing loo.
There was no pause ia the battle. Tho rour
of the strile was ever heard. Tbe artillery bel
lowed and thundered, and the dresdlul echoes
went sweeping down tbe river, and the paths
were filled with the dvlng and the dead.
Tbe sound was deafening tbe tumult li-
ilescrllnole.
UVKICIAL,.
LAWS, OK TniTuNITED STATKS
Pusjttl a! tlt Acond Session of !Ae Thirty-
seventh Cbitores .
PtJBUO No. SO.
AN ACT for tbe release of certain persons held
to service or labor In the District of Colom
bia. T
JJe U eiwefrt! djr Iie t'euofs ami lloust of Hep-
rtuntatliu of tht Untied Sates of America in
Vmgrtst assmMta, inai ail persona new io ser
vice or labor within the District or Columbia
by reason or African descent aro hereby dis
charged nnd freed of and from all claim to tuch
service or labor ; and from and after the pas
sage ol this actneitaer slavery nor involuntary
servitude, exceot for crime, whereof the party
shall be duly convicted, thall hereafter exlstiu
said District. .
H.o. J. .1iul he it further enacted. Tb.lt all
persons loyal to the United States, holding
claims to service or labor against persons dis
charged therefrom by this act, may, within
ninety days from the passago thereof, bat not
thereafter, present to the commissioners hero-
Inallcr mentioned ineir respective statements
ntlon, setting forth the names, ageB, and per-1
...1.1.. .. 1 .111.,. . IRl l.an.tlV t affirm-
sonai aesenpuon oi sucn persons, me manner
in which said petitioners acquired such claim,
and any facts touching tbe value thereof, and
declaring his allegiance to tho Government of
the United Stales, and that be has not borne
arms against the United States during the pret
ent rebellion, nor In any way given aid or com
fort thereto : iYoi-uIal, That the oath ot the
party to tho petition shall not bo evidence of
the facts therein stated.
Sec. 3. And be it farther enacteil, That Ihe
President of tbe United States, wltb the advice
.nd r.nntnt of the Senate, shall annolnt three
cemmlssloncrs, residents of the District of Co
lumbia, any two of whom shall have power to
act, wno soau receive we pciiuuun nuu,. wvu
tloned, and who shall Investigate and determine
the validity aad value of tho claims therein
presented, u aloresald, and appraise and ap
portion, under the proviso hereto annexed, tbe
value In money of tbe several claims by them
found to be valid : Provided, iotver,That the
entire sum so appraised and apportioned shall
not erceed In the aggregate an amount equal
to throe bondred dollars for each person shown
in h.i-a bin ao held bv lawful claim : And
provided'ftaihtr, That no claim shall be allowed
tor any Blare or slaves brought Into said Dis
trict after tbe passage oi this act, uor ior any
slave claimed by any person who has borne
arms against ine uovcrnmem oi me uuueu
States lu the present rebellion, or la any way
given aid or comfort thereto, or which origi
nates In or by virtue of any transfer heretofore
made, or which shall hereafter bo made by any
n..r.nn wlm liat In any manner aided or sus
tained the rebellion against the Government of
Ihe United statea.
See. 4. And be It further enacted, That suld
nmmUniui. ahall. within nine months lrom
the passage of thla act, make a full and final
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report oi ineir prucet-ui"iiOi uu'"fio, p
nminriiont. and shall deliver the same to Iht
Secretary ol tbe Treasury, which report shall
1, i1,!uuim1 and taken- to be conclusive In all
rerpects, except as herelualter provldid; and tho
Secretary of the Treasury shall, wills like excep
tion, cause Ihe amounts so apportioned tu said
claims to be paid from the Tieasury of the Unl'ed
States to the parties found by sold report to lie
entitled thereto as aforesaid, and the same shall
be re.xlved In full and complete couipcnsauon:
-Prodded, That in oases where petitions may
be filed presenting conflicting claims or setting
np liens, sum coniuussiuuviB man -u ri.vv.. ...
said report, and payment thall not bo made
noAArvifnf. in tim nw.nl nf suld commissioners
HVVW.u.u .- - - - , V .,l.a,l
uulll a period oi sixty aays nu-u "-" v,-p.vw,
during which time any petitioner claiming an
iniAro.t in ih. nartletiiur amount maylllou bill
In enully In tho circuit court of the District of
Columbia, making nil other claimants defend
an la thereto, setting lorth the procccdlnga In such
case before said commltsloners and their action
therein, aud praying that the party to whom
payment has been awarded may be enjoined
imm receiving the same: and it said court shall
grant such provisional order, a copy thereol
may, on motion ol sold complainant, lie served
imon Ihe Secretary of tho Treasury, who shall
ilmrfliinon causa the sold uuiouut ot money to
be paid Into said court, subject to Its orders
ana nnai accreo, waicu payuieu. euuu uu m
full and complete compensation, u In other
cases.
Sec. 5. And be U furtlier enacted. That said
commissioners shall hold their sessions In tbe
city of Washington, at snch place and limes
as the President of the United States may dl
reet, of which they shall giro dne and public
notice. They sball have power to subptrna,
and compel tbe attendance cf witnesses, and to
rccelvo testimony and enforce its production,
u la civil cases before court of justice, with
out the exclusion of any witness on account ol
color; and they may summon before tbem tbe
perrons making claim to service or labor nnd
examine them under oath; and they may also,
for puroceeaof IdenUflcatlonaadaDpratBemcnt,
call before tucfai the person so 'oldBed. Bald
commissioners shall appoint a clerk, who shall
keep files and complete record of all proceed
ings beforo tbem, who ahall pave power to ad
minister, oatha and affirmations In said pro
ceedings, and .who shall Issue all lawlul pro
cess by tbem ordered. The Marshal ol tbe
District or alambU''sbairrtrsooally.'or by
deputy, attend noon (he sessions of said com
missioners, and shall execute Ibe process Issued
by said clerk. ..,,
Sec. ti. Ami In U further enacttj, That'ssld
commissioners shall receive In compensation
for their services the aum of two tbousaad Sol
lars each, to be paid upon the filing of their re
port; that said clerk shall receive for bis ser
vices tbe sum of two hundred dollars per
mouth that said manraal.ehailircoelvn'auch
fees u are allowed by saw tot similar, services
performed by bun In tho circuit court of Ibo
District of Columbia; thai the Secretary or the
Treasury shall causa all other reasonable ex
penses of seld commission to be audited and
allowed, and that said compensation, fees, and
expenses shall be paid lrom the Ireasary of the
United States. .
Sets. 7. And le U further enacted. That for the
fiurpose of carrying this act Into effect, there
s hereby appropriated, out ot any money In
Ihe treasury not otherwise, appropriate, a sum
not exceeding one million 'or dollars! '
Sec. 8. .-Wl le it further mooted, That any
person or persons who shall kidnap, or in any
manner transport or procure ! to pcx taken) out
of said District, any person or persons Un
charged and freed by the provisions of this not,
or any free person or persons, with Intent to
re-cnslavo or sell such person or persons into
slavery, or shall re-easlare any of said freed
persons, tne person or persons soionenuing
shall be deemed guilty of a felony, and on con
viction thereof In any court of competeut ju
risdiction In said District, shall be imprisoned
In the penitentiary not less than fire nor mom
thau twenty years.
Sec. 3. Anil bt it further enacted, That within
twenty days, or within such further lime as th-i
cummts'ioners herein provided for'shall limit,
after the passage of Ibis act A statement in
writing or schedulo shall be filed with Ibe clerk
of the circuit court lor tho District ot Columbia,
by the several owners or claimants to tho ser
vices of the persons made tree or manumitted
by this act, setting forth tbe names, ages, tux,
and particular description of such persons,
severally; and the said clerk shall receive and
record, In a book by him to be provided and
kept for that purpose, tbe sold statement! ur
schedules on receiving fifty oents each tkero
for, and no claim shall Im allowed to any
claimant or owner who shall neglect this re
quirement. Sec. 10. And bt it furtlier enacted, That tho
said clerk and his successors In office shall, Irom
time to time, on demand, and on, receiving
twenty five cent therefor, prepare, sign, and
deliver to each person made tree or rmnumllleil
by this act, a certificate under the seal of said
court, setting out tbe name, age, and descrip
tion of such persou, and stating that such
person was dufy uianuinltted and set free by
this act
See. 11. Ami be it further tnacUd, Tint tho
sum of one hundred thousand dollars, out ol
any money In the treasury not otherwise appro
priated, Is hereby appropriated, to be expended
under the direction of the President of tho
United States, to aid In tbe colonization and
settlement of such free persons of African de
scent now residing In said District, Including
those to be liberated by this act as may desire
to emigrate to the Republics of Ilaytl ur Llbe
rta, or such other country beyond the limits ol
the United State u the President may de
termlne ! i'lovt'iktl, Tho expenditure for this
purpose, shall uot exceed ono hundred dollars
for each emigrant
Sec 12. And bt U farther enacted, That all
acts of Congress and all laws of the Stato or
Maryland In loroe In said District, and all ordi
town, lncousistcnt with the provirlonsot this
nances oi tne clues oi vvasningiou ana ucorKe
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I Approved, April lb, IBM.
Miscellaneous Iteius.
Sinuous. Puinohonon. As the sloop Apol
lo, Capt Freeman, wu passing off Faulkner's
Island, on her homeward bound passage through
the Sound, on March SOIh, she wu visited by
a meteoilo Illuminator, which attached itself
to every part of the rigging and sails, causing
her to present the appearance or a vessel
wrapped In a sheet of flames. Jfyilts Pioneer.
Since tbe elocution of DnmoUard, the Infa
mous wholesale murderer or young girls, lwo
hundred people in the south or France, who
had the misfortune to bear bis name, have ap.
plied to the tribunals for permission to change
their name, which I a very common one In that
region.
The Wheeling InteWiencer gives an account
of a fight between Senator Carllle and United
States Marshal Norton, on Saturday lut, In
that city. The two gentlemen cuncneu anu
proceeded to strike aud wool one another for
uboul two consecutive minutes, when aomo
gentlemen interfered and they were separated.
The cause of the fight wu certain languago
and accusations used In letters which had
passed between them.
A OxMnotM Act Mr. George B. Senter
called at the rooms of the Soldiers' Aid Soolety
yeeterduy, and presented a check for the sum ol
live hundred dollars. Let all emulate this
noble example, and give of their abundance In
this hour of the country's emergency. Ww
laitdCOMo)ierald.
Tho flag borne by Fremont, In 1811, and
planted on the summit of tho highest peak ot
the Rocky Mountains, is now la tho hands ol
Messrs. Tiffany 1c Co., New York, having, by
order of Mrs. Fremont, been backed by a shoot
or purple silk, bsaring, In silver, the inscrip
tion, " Rooky Mountains, 1811." Tbe design
of tho old tlig the stripes of Ihe American
flig, and on tli field an eagle, grasping an In
dian pipe, and surrounded by stars.
Tbe Cumberland Is rising very fut Al
mighty God furors the gunboat or the Union ;
and the very elements, tho rain and winds ot
hi-aven seem to doom the rebels to deelrucj
tlon. So long a stage of blgb water never was
known before in tbe Cumberland river. Aiit'i
uifle ('fenn.) Union.
ThcYUaton Rouge (La.) .iduocafe declares
"We have bad luck with Kentucky and her
Eecple. Crittenden, one of her sons, lost u
atllo he uught to bavo gained; Tilghmau,
another Kentacklan, gave up Fort Henry,
Johns'. '0, another Kentucklan, failed to save
Fort Douelson, which be might have done;
and Buckner, also a Kentucklan, surrendered
twelve thousand men."
Lieutenant Governor Stanton has gone (u
Pittsburg, with authority to brlog tip all sick
and wounded Ohio volunteers. The LeglsU
lure, on motion of Mr. Vbgg,$fifmfn
the nurchue of medicine aud hospital stores--
tprbyjfiM Ohio) -VetM.
Not many weeks sgo the rebels expelled tho
venerable Judge Catron from Na.hvlUe. for
nerslstlng so firmly In his loyalty to tbe Nation-
that city to try for treaitn the Individuals who
maltreated him.
A gentleman in New Bedford has Invented a
new plan for a gunboat, one peculiarly or
which Is that the guns are fired under water.
It Is described by those who have seen It as
highly Ingenious. Hoslon Journal.
Tho sleighing hag been good over a law
portion of ilalno since the 1st of December, and
U bids fait to lut UU Hay.

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