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THE DAILY 'EVENING TELEGRAPH. miLADELPIIlA, "WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, JL3GP.
II TLIGIOliS IISTELLI(;i:CE. foreign. Tekih. China. A heatunn trmple hn boon rnrcliHKcd, tin Idolc removed, and a misRkuary hospital commenced. Germany. In the Upper Aiwtrinn Diet an earnest (iiRCtisftlon took plc.c on the claims ol Dr. Hradtger. Binbop ol Llur, that all children born in the lviiig-iu hospital must be christened by Roman Catholic prltntc. The Dirt mautull.r uphold the rights ol non-Catholic mothers, and lorty -three del uties out ot titty voted m avor ot' the motion made bv Dr. Von Fipuly, "that all the children ot Protestant women delivered in the Upper Austria lying-in hospital Khali be bap tized by TroteBtaiit clergymen." Colfnho Aoin Dr. Colcnso ban expressed Ms willingness to be tried by the Archbishop of Canterbniy, but will meanwhile maintain his legal rights as a Colonial Bishop, and claim his salary. DOMESTIC. Roman Catitolic. The Second National Council of the Roman Catholic lUshop- ol the United States will be opened in Haltimote on the first Sunday of October. There are at pre sent in the United States seven ecclesiastical provinces, embracing forty-eight dioceses. According to letters from Rome, it is Arch bishop Spaulding, ol Baltimore, and not bishop Lynch, of Chaileston. who was to receive the cardinal's bat at the next Consistory (which, by this time, has probably been held). Baptist. The Baptist papers are dlscifslne the pioposed union between the L'apttsH and Disciples, a maioiilv of them opposing the measure or doubting lis expediency. Tlio Southern Board of Missions bavin? pos session ot the Coliseum Meetintr House, New OrleanJ, has ordered the colored Baptist church worshipping there to leave. This act of un Iriendlmcss to the freedmen ia much censured. CoNdBDOATioNAL. The Rev. Mr. Holbrook, now in England, has obtained a stone from th build ng in which Elder Brewster lived, in Scro bey, Enelnnd, and in which the Scrobey Church woislupjied. It is for the New England church, Chicago. 80 Chicago outstrips the Brooklyn I'ilgrini Church, which only went to Plymouth Rock lor their memorial btone. Tub American Missionaby Association. The receipts are now coming In at a rate which, if continued, w ill give the society the $2'0,00() re commended by the Nationnl Council. Thus far, nearly one-tilth of Uie receipts came fcom Eng land. But the Conirreeational Churches in Ame rica are especlaUy interested In gathering the um ot $2,1(1,000 from themselves, according to the recommendation ot the Council. Presbyterian. The reports of revivals con tinue to flow-in from all sections of the country, and large additions to the membership are re corded. The reformed Presbyterians in New York have obtained an act ot the Legislature by which deacons alone are to act as trustees ot their congregations. At Auburn, N. Y., the three Presbyterian churches leceived one hundred and eleven ne.v membeis on April 1. At Jacksonville, 111., three hundred conver sions are reported, of whom one hundred are students. At Lncon, III., over two hundred have been added to the churches, among tiieru the chief men of the town. In Johnstown, N. Y., about three hundred have joined the churches. Methodist. A powerful revival is in progress in DickinSon College. Thirty to forty students proless convert-ion. In the North Indiana Conference, in seven districts, great revivals are repotted, and the increase ot metnDersnip is given as 6S7S. Rpv. Dr. Durbln is about to start, early in May. tor a Ions tour among the Missions ol tho Methodist Board in Central and Northern Eu rope, and perhaps in Bulgaria. Al the late General Conference of the Methodist Church, South, at New Oilcans, tho Genua", ministers and members of the Rio Grande and Texas Conference proposed to sever their connection with the South, and Join tne cuurcii JNorta. At Mtadville, Pa., two hundred and fifty persons have joined trie cnurcti. Methodist papers report accessions as fol lows: Western Advocate, 1875: Christian Adrto- cate, (N. Y.), 1700: Western Advocate, April 11, 8k7; Aorthwestcrn Advocate, over 900. Over 1200 have been added in the Columbus (Ohio) District. Unitarian. The First Concregational Church (Unitarian), Providence, carrying out the design which they bad of aiviug a testimonial of their esteem and atlection for their pastor, the late Dr. Hall, have given $8(ioo to his tamily. Rev. A. G. nibberd has resigned the pas toral c harge of the Unitarian Society of Detroit, Mich. Refobmed Dutch. The receipts of the Board of foreign Missions during the eleven months (from May 1, 1804, to April 1, 1865) ol the last financial year, were $71,038,34; during the eleven months of this tieal ve&r, they have been $44,3:8-H0. The derrease is $20,CW48. To close the year, on April 'M, without debt, the Board needs $23,000. Miscellaneous. The London Record an nounces the return ol Mr. Hemans, son of the poetess, from the communion of toe Church of Rome. Rev. J. W. Roberts has been tlected Bishop of Monrovia, Africa. He is a brother ot the first President of the Republic, now Chancellor of the College of Liberia. A Card from barney WHUani. To the Editor of the Herald. A. paragraph has boon t'Oinir the rouna ot the papers coinaaimif nns statt'Dients vi tiica.it not contradicted, uvuuld place me In a false and unpleasant position with the nu lio. Iho ioliowin? are tue tucU, which dillur niato. riallv Irom those which hivo been nublieliei : J'bkbiiis the Diaison Lturee, oil Uu no quurH, with a irivud lat Suturiiav altornoon, I saw a whito boy returuins trom school, '-vith boons under his arm, In a ait tile with a ucro hoy; 1, win my in-ud, steppea in and arparutod tho two boys; tbov had (carcoly b-en parted an instant when the neero boy lolloped the white onu and struck him on the nosx, CRUBinir it to bleed protuueiy A person paaainK bv called a policeman, and requested him to prevent the whne Lov irom arikiUB tne ncro one in roturn. 1 said, "It in not the wluto I o who is iu tault but his oin onent. who struck him without provocation :" to which he replied that he .as no mine of a netiro than I was, which assertion 1 emphatically denied, whereupon the policeman ordered m to "Clear out!" 1 simply replied, ' Ciear him out, lor he is lh person causinu the oflenae. lie ttiea arieited me. 1 hr tnaristrate be'oro whom 1 was takeu iu- stantlv discharced me. not with a reprimand or "adniorntion," as my testimony was tully corrobo rated bv two rcceatuble citizens who accoraouuied n e to court to see justice done me. 1 intend com mencing proceeditiiis auaiiist the officer lor an assault on ine. lours rnfpecnuilv, JIabney William In lHtll there were in the late Kinardom ot Naples, 3078 schools, attended by 05,411 chil dren; m i3 mere were ooud schools, auenaea y 148.025 children. Iu Sicily there were 671 BCUOOis iu inoii niiKiniuu ujr u,uub scnuiars; IU 18G3 there were 1177 schools, attended by 32,588 bcholars. It thus appear that lu two years the number of schools has almost doubled, and the number ot scholars more than doubled. Mud'lle Titiens, on her passage to Berlin and Hamburg, was induced to plav tour nights at Cologne, and made her first appearance there in Bellini's opera ot Noriiia. The prices ot admin slon were "trebled," notwithstanding which U was Impossible lor numbers to obtain a place. Many of those disappointed, however, pre sented 'beuiselve at ner hotel, with a petition signed by over 70t0 names, beautifully enirrossed on pan liuient, together with a inasfiiitlcent sti ver cilt ciowu, of original and chaste design,1 beam? the arms ot Crebeld, Dutseldorff, llauo yer, Mlnden, Kssen, etc., bcKtintr her to vlit An 1,1,1 1m ATi a pvammr en ar nvn terms. This she unfortunately has been com pelled to decline, in consequence oi her approacn Inir ret urn to I otidoii, where she Is eapacred at her Malestv's Theatre. At Colotrne and Hanii burp. Mad'lle Title.ns receives as honora (salary) halt the total receipts, amounting frequently to 0001. (200) per uigui. INSURANCE COMPANlti DELAWARE MUTUAL SAFETY 1XSURANC riiMi'ANY, lKCOHrORATU LY HIK. LFOIaLATUItK 11 NN YI.VANIA, 1H35. OFFICE B K. 10HM-K 1 HI HI) AND WALNU SI KFJ- 't I. I HII.A lKLriiIA. MAKlKfc INSURANCE OS VF8SHLB.J CAROo, J To all parts of the w ,rlUi,iWKT,INSt;RAKCF8 On Goods by Elver Canal. Lake, and Land Carriage ell pr,s oi t fie Fnton F1RK INSURANCES! Cn Veri-handlsc ) encra It On Htores, Dwelling Housos.etc. ASSETS OF TIIF COMPANY Nnvemtier I. lWi-V Bimi mo fnlted States 6 per ceut loan, '71....)rMinDtj itirro " si.... lis ioovo 200.000 " 7 -IO per cent, loan Treasury Notes 1 1)4 ITS 00 100 000 State ol j ennsy Ivania Kire Fer cent. loan... 90. MV 84,000 Stat-e ol Tcmisylvanla Six I'er Cent. l oan 59290- 128 OCO Cltv of I'lilladelph'a Six Ter Cent. Loan 112.813 09 20.(00 Pennsylvania taliroml First Wort gate Mx PerOrjL Honds 2i,00'-00 i,flC0 Pennsylvania Harfroad Hecond Mort- Kupe Mx l'er Cent, Bonds 23 750 0 25 000 W Him I cnnsrlvania Hal. road Mort (t: co Six For Cent, Honds l.,7J 15,000 Sill Hiam Htork Wcnimnlown Oaa Crmiianv rrinripal and Interpnt guaranteed hy Uia 1117 ot l'uila- delphla 1J.537 51 7,15014)1 shana Stock I'ennviva..la Ball- roi.d tomnny R.AHOt 6,000 1(0 P harra Slock North Femuirlvanla Kaiiroad Company 1,250-00 0A0 pei oott with t'niud Stateii Govern ment, auliject io ten naya' call 40,000-00 :i0,iC0Stnte ot 1 nneave Flva Fer Cent. Lorn 18.900 l70 7001.oana on Kondn and aiortgaue. flut Hem on uv Property 170,700-0) tl.03i',850Far. Market value !)!! MUI OO Ki-al Katat 36,i 00 00 Mlla receivable lor Insurance made. 121.013 37 Hulance due at A gencles.- Freinluma on AJjrlne I'ollciea Accrued Inte rcut, and otuei douta due the C'om- uPny 40 811 44 icrlp and Hiock of anndrr Innurnnce and oilier ouipauica. I 1UJ. Katl n'ated valne , J.9101 CMi In Hanks 55,956 89 Cnh In Irawer b7H-48 , 56,G3V1 1 2o9 6 t" IS HKLCTOrW. I Samuel E. fltoke. Thnmaa C. R Jol,n C. I)avla. r (Imund A. Honder, 11ieophl,iiaPauldina, John H. 1'enroae, Jnnieii Traijuaii, Heno- V, liailctt, Jr., .Inniea C. Uiind W llliam r, I.udwf(i, Jokepo 11. Heal, l-ieorse C. l.elper, flnxli Cralit. Hobert linrron. 4. r . t'enisian Ilenrv Moan, William U. lionlton, Edward Darlliifftou, II. Jonci Brooka. Edward l.aiourcade, Jacob P. Jones. J nines H. alcFarlaud. Joshua P. Eyre, Spencer Mcflvaln, J. J. Semole, Pttubura, A. R Beroer. P'ttMiura, 1). T. Mnrinn Plttuhlini John it Taj lor. i hujh r r. H ANI), Prealnent, n... t J0H O. DA VI8. Vice President. HKKBT I.Ti.arPK. hecrtar. U 13 jORTII AMERICAN TRANSIT INSURANCE COHPANY, No. 133 South FOURTH Street PHILADELPHIA. Annual Policies Issued against General Accidents all descriptions at eicecdluglv low rates. Insurance effected lor one yoar. In any sura from 10 to 910,000, at a premium of only ono-holf per cent, securing the lull amount Insured In case ol death, and a compensation each week equal to the whole pre mlum paid. Short time Tickets for 1, 2,3,5,7, or 10 days, or 1.3, or 6 months, at 111 cents a dav, Insuring- la the sum of3J00, or giving 16 per week It disabled, to be had at tne General Office, No. 133 S. FOURTH Street, Philadel phia, or at the various Railroad Ticket offices. Be sure to purchase the tickets of the North American Transit Insurance Company. For circulars and further Information apply at the General Office, or of any of the outlioilr d Agouts of the Company. LEWIS L. HOCPT, President. JAM KM il. ONKAI), 'Ironsurer. HENRY C. BROWN, Secreiarv. JOHN C. BVLLITT. Solicitor. 1 IRKOiORs. L. L. Houpt. late ol Pennsylvania Railroad Company. M. Baird. of M. Baldwin & Co. 'a. 1 1 Samuel C. Palmer Cashier at Commercial Bunk. Richard Wood. No. 309 Market street James M. Conrad, No. 62:1 Maiket street. J. E. Kinualey, i ontinental Hotel II. G Leit-enrlng, Nos. 231 and Dock street, t-aiimei Work ot Work, Mctouch Co. George llartln, No. 'ill Chcsnut street, 11 3J 1S29"" CHARTER PERPETUAL. FRANKLIN FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY OF IJHIJADKIJP11JA. Assets on Jamiarvl, 18(G, 6,r00,851,()G. Capital $400 flilii tsj Ai elut L ISuiplus U-14 5-1:1 IS rreuiiums 1,10 avt al liNSElTLED CLAIMS., INCOME FOB 18S6 H14G7 53. 310VW. LOOSES PAID S1XCE li50 OVER 85,000,000. rerpctual and Temporary Policies on Liberal Terms. DIRECTORS. . Charles N linncker, Edwasd C. Pale, Tobius Watiner, .George Falea, Samuel Grunt. Altred Filler. Geort: W . hichards, ! Francis W. Lewis, 11 . D. HaacLea, Peter AlcCall. CHARLES N. HAr.CK.ER, President EDWARD (' DALE. Vice-President. J AS. W. AlcALLlSTKR, Secretary protein. 2 1 U23 TV II K PRO VI DEN LltE AM) TItUST COMPANY, OF PHILADELPHIA. Incorporated by the state of Pennsylvania, Third Jlonth- 22a. lboi. INSURES LIVES, ALLOWS IN- T1KKST ON DEPOSITS, and GRANTS ANNUI TIES. CAPirAI., 8 150,OUO. D1UKCTOUS. I hlchurd C'adhury, Henry Haines 'I . Wmtar hrown. Kaniuel R. Hhlpley, lereiumn iiuCKer. Joshua 11. Morris, likhurd Wood, I William C. LoiiKHiretli, i naries r luiiiii, SAilCrL R. SHIPIEY. Presldont. Rowland Pahut. Actuary. 7 UBS Uff JlJi, AO, 111 a. tVUKTM jIKF.NIX INSURANCE COM PAN f OF PHI LADKLI'UIA. IMUUrOUA'lED 1RM-CIIARIER PFRPETCAL. No. 'IU WALNUT street, onuoslte the fcxetianiii). lnaUdhlonto MARINE and IN LA -D 1NSIKANCE this Company Insures fioin loss or iiamue y nut, on liberal erms on buildings, nien haudise. inrnltiire. eta., lor iimitea perioas, aua pera-auentiy on buiiuinvs, oy ili-noutt ot Dremtum the Coin piny has been In ae'ive operation for more tlinn f . i . r i l tAitn.ouriiiK wuicu i pioiupily adjusted and vald. nl los&eu have been John L Hodire. eiKEUlUK'- Lawrence Lewis, Jr., J!. K. Alaboiu-y, Joliu 1. Lewis, Wllllain S. Orant Robert W Learning, J. Clark Wharton, bauiocl Wilcox . jmviu Lewis, lteujainiii tt Inn, 'J'homai H. Powers, A. li. Mcllenry. Kduiond CastllloQ, Louis C Norrla. WCl'IiJCKEB, President Bamtfl Wilcox, Secictarv. l,MI?E INSURANCE KXCLUSIVELY.-TIIE T VVVNSYLVANIA FIRE INSURANCE COM p N y-Incorporated 1825 Charier Perpetual No. 10 W ALNUT street, opposite Independence r-quare. ihi. rmnnv. lavorablv known to the comuiunltv tm nv.. .,rv vnars. continue to Insure avalnst loss or daniaxe by tire on Publio or Prlvaia buildings, either lt-rumuentlV Or lor inuncu .iiiiu. aiKi vu s uiu.iu.u, Moeta or (loods and Merchandise geneiaUy, ou liberal Their Capital, together with a laiye Burnlns Fund. Is Invested In the most careful manner, which enables them to ofler to the Insured au uuduubted aecurlt; hi u e case in loan. PIBECTOBS Daniel Smith Jr., I John Devereux, Alexanoer Renson, Thomas Smith, Isano Htzlehunit, Henry Lewb. Thomas Robius. I J. (illllugham Fell, llanlttl Trailitnek. .If. TiiKi.1. hmITII. Jr.. President. William G, Chowku.. secretary i INSURANCE COMPANIES. (jlltAUD FIUE AND MARINE IKSUEANCE COMPANY. OFFICE, No. 415 WALK I'T STREET. rillliADF.Lrill A CATllAL l'AIH IK, IN CASU, 200,1 OA. 1 Mr- ccmpnry crntlnues to write on fire Jlut$ onlf Its capital, with a good surplus, Is sa.elj Inreated. 701 Loff e I j Ore tave bem promptly paid, and more than j!50O,0OO Dlsbuired on this account w ithin the past few years. For the present the cflce of this company will remain at No. 415 WALNUT 8TIIF.KT, Hut within a few months will remove to its OWN BUII.D1M1 S. E.( OKNER BEVEKTI1 AND CIIEBNTT STREETS Then as now, we shall be happy to Insure our patrons such tatts as are consistent with safety. DIRKCTOH. A LFK r.Jt H. U1LI.KTT, H UMAN hHU'VAD, 1 hOh, MAI KFI.LAU, JOHN MJl'I'Ll E. JObN W I LaGUORN, blLAS YKUKf P.Ja.. N . I.AWRSNCK, ( nARLES I. MTONT, HKMtY V. KENNr V, JOME1U KliAVP, M. U. THOMAS CRAVEN. Treatdent AI FRFDH OIM.F1T V. I resldent and Treanuror. JAMK8 a ALVOlil). Secretary. 1 1 S FI It K INSURANCE. 1UE HOME IN.-VRANCF. I'OMfANY OK 1'liJl ADI Ll'lll A. No I.W 8. FOl'K'IH Utrcet. Chatter Tcipetual. Authorized I'apiutl, ')00.000. l uid-up t apllal. t-1' WO Insn re apalnsi loss or dunmire hv J I It F. on bulldlns, either p rniHiientlv or lor a MMl l El perloii. Also, o-i W I ltril AMUSE generally and Household Furulturo, city or country. DI RECTOS a. J ames Rrown. I homaa Kl nhcr. Jr.. ( I srles A . Kuv. William 1). Lewis. Wll Imn It. ltul nek, Wl Ham N. Nerdlea, Lemuel ( oflin, J Hilllmrn Jonej), John Woodslde, William '. Lonpstreth, John u. la lor, j. . iiutcninsoM, JAMES BROWN. President. t HAS. A. DC Y, Vice-Preside -t Thomas N fii.son, Secretaiy. 3 31$ CITY ORDINANCES. KEDOLUTIO N I o La? Water l'ipe in Evorcrecn and Otln-r Streets Kesolved, Bv the Select and Common councils of the Citv of Philadelphia, l hat the Chiol Engineer ol the wator Ucpurtriient do mi a is nen-oy uirectea to have a water pipe laid In tte loHowins streets: l.verercen street, irom iweutv-nrst street to Twentv-second street, 'n the Twuiitv-sixth Ward. JcOl-rson street irom Twentiom street to Kide avenue, in tho Twentieth Ward. rweniy-third ttn-ot, Irom Waslilnirton avenue to f ederal stieet. Sixteenth streot, Irom Catharine street to Car. penter street. Aner street, trom Twenty-first street to Twenty second stieet. and Twoiitv-second street, Irom washincrton avenuo to I edeial street, ail in the i wonty-sixth ward. W1LJL1A.H !S. STUaLKl, rrcsldont of Common Couucil. Attcst- KODERT BETWELI,, Assiaiuut C ork o' Select Council. JAMES LYNX), . President of tjoioct Council. Approverl lhi twenty-first day of April, Anno ih iniui one thousana oigut huuarea aua sixty-six (A. i. lsuti). uuition Juc.uitiiAMi, 42Clt Mayor of Philadelphia. RESOLUTION Assenting to the Assignment of a Certain Case. liesolvcd. Bv the Select and Common Councils ot the City ot Philadelphia, That the consent of the city oi j'tiiiaai'iptiia, as trustco unaor tne in or Me- phen Glrara, aec a, is ueroDv grauioa to an assign ment to be made by Cornelius Garrctson of his lease ol certain tracts of lands known as in the warrantee names ot David Iteese, Samuel Reese, and Thomas brant, situate in Butler township, Schuylkill county, to Iheodore Uarroton, suotect to all the covenants and auroenietits contained therein. Provided The assignee thereof shall tlrst pay to the City Treasurer the sum of twontv-fJve dollars, to pay the expense ol the puDitcauon oi tins resolution. I. , 1 1 A .1 CJ kl. I? V President ot Common Council. Attest Robert Bkthf.ll. Atsisiaut Clerk of Common Council. JAMKS LYND, President ot Select Couucil. Approved this tweutv-lirst day of April, Anno Iioiniiii one thousand ei;ht hundred and eixty-six (A. V. itHjU). murtiiia flicaiu tiAr.ii, 4 25 It Mayor ot Philadelphia. INTERNAL REVENUE.' NIT ED STATES REVENUE STAMPS UNITED STATES REVENUE STAMP'S. PRINCIPAL DEPOT, No. 1304 CUESMJT STltKl-yi', CENTRAL DEPOT. No. 103 S. FIFTH STliKKT (Ono door below Chesnut.) ESTABLIBUED 18C2. REVFiNUE STAMPS ot eetj description con stantly on band, and In any amount. Orders by Mail or Express promptly attended to. United States Notes, Droits on Philadelphia or Nlw York, or Current Funds received in pay ment. Particular attention paid to small orders. Hie decisions ot the Commission can be consulted, and any information regarding tho law cheerfully given. Tho lollowinfr rates of discount are allowed : On all orders of ?25, two jier cent discount. On all orders of $100, three per cent, discount. On all orders of 8200, lour per cent, discount All oiders should be sent to i HARDING'S STAMP AGENCY, No. 304 Chesnut Street PHILADELPHIA, 16 PROPOSALS. p 11 O I' O S A L S FOR BEE PbiladelTuia, Pa.. Aorll 28 1806 Sealed Propota a. in nuoliouiu. will be recoived by the niidet'sipucd nntil 10 A. M , April 28. lBiifl, ofllce No 118 Girard street, third floor, or direoted to him, Post Otlice Box No. 1338 Philadelphia, lor furuish inr the troops, employes, Soldiers' and bailors' fioine, cio , at rnnaaeii hia, and within a circuit oi ten nil es trom the Eotchanire, tncludiUK FrauLlord Arsenal, with rKC.au BEEF, of a irood marketable oualitv. m nnual proportions of fore and hind quarters, excudiuv uee, shanks, and lidney talow; the Beef to be delivered tree of cost to the troops, einoloes, etc., w tlnn the circuit aloresaid, in such quantitlo- as may be from time to time rfquued bv the proper authority, and io con tinue id lorce t-lX AiONJ US, or such less time as the Commissary-General shall dir-ct, ani subject to hts approval, commencing on the 1st day oi aiuy, 1P6. v , Upon acceptance of the ofler, security and bond In the sum ol three thousaud dollars will ho required torthb laitblul performanou of the coutraot. Bids must be endorsed, "Proposals tor Frosb Beet." C. L. KILBCBN, 4 23 tit Brevet Brigadier-Genera', A. C. U. S. PROPOSALS. N J A V I DEPARTMENT. AruiL 21. ISilO Scaled Proposals, endorsed "Proposals lor Erect. itig a I.tmains' lor the Department of Enginery ou the aval Aradt my Grounus at Annapolis, Marv. Inna," wi t lie received at this oflioo until 12 o'clock M., on the lith lav ul May next, at which hour the bids will he opened, lor lurii'Pliiue all the nmtona's and woikmanship necessary in the erection and ctmpletii n ci a bui'dinr acrordmr to plans ana hi eviheations to be seen at the Navy Department, or at the Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland. rindcm will be required to state tue amount lor which thev will luru'sn all materials, and complete the LtiiHiirta; according to the plans and peciflca. lions, did n all respects rcadv for occupation. 1 hot are reque-ted to name the time in wuich they will encase to complete the wotK. ii upon tne examination oi tne pinna ana sjpciii canons, it should appear thnt monilications can bn made tending to lessen the cost of the building; with out iinpaliintr its strenirth or nnrabllrty, bidders are it vili d to siiirirrst such tnodilivations, and to stato the amount lor w hich they will complute ihe budd in? i such modilloatioi s are no'oDtoU; that is, they can t id according, to tho plans and apecillcatioos, and also accoitlins to such modifications they may think proper to ip-gest. such niooilicauons must not involve any cnanve in ihe dimensions of the hulldiua or in thenar- tlcular atrabftemcut oi looms as shown ou the p'ans. Each bid must be accompanied br rood anr snOl cient eiiarantors. approved Ov an ofliaer of tne Gov. eminent known to tus Departroont, that tho bidder wil , ii h s oiler bu accou eo, enter Hi o coutraci to perform ihe wore a cording to his tud, and the lie. lurimeiit reo rves tho right to reject auy or ull tno D'ds, as tho interest oi tne Government may ro quire. IliUlUX lUIM A.ilKAMS, 4 25 'vn.fw' t hiol ol Bureau ol Navigation. OVKIiNMKN r SALE OF THE HILI1ARV " EAlLlOAD AT BliAZulS SAN1IAL.O. JEXAS Quartkrmasteb-General'8 Office, I V APH1NOTON. D. V., Aptii 19, 181)6 I 1 he atten'ion oi catmalists seeaintr a nrotilahlo liivenii cut is mvitod to this salo. M-alt d Pioposuls will be rtceived at the ofTico of the Qiicrtermaster General (Division oi liiver and j. an 'i iBPFportntion), at n asiiis - iu., it. ., inn il ti e first Cay ol June next, at 12 o'clock M .' lor the purchase of all th - right, tit e, and m'erest ot 'ne united Mate" in ana to i no united Sta'es Military Baliroud irom Hrazos bautiago to White's Knuclio. lexas. 'iho sale will Include the entire track and aid. inns, builuiugs, wator stations, turc-taoles, bridges, etc. the rai ioad ma:crials and suppl es pertaining to the road, tovctber with tte loLing stuck, cars, macliiutry, and other equipment. lite Bale will not inciudo tho tit e to the land, winch i oes not boionp to the United States. 1 his rond is about tn nine in luuuth, and extends liom Brazo t-antiai'0 to White's Itanciie. on tlio io Grume Prom this point connection is made bv "b-auicr with Brownsville and Matamoras. l ins route is the shortest and best lor the iinraonse traffic he'ween the Gull of Hi xico and i be interior of coulbern Texas and Northern Mexico, and the communication by ran alone can readily be ox iwnueu iu i:rowunvino ll.e toad already completed saves thirty milos of d II, cult and tortuous navigation. Boats on the river now charge, u is stated, tor treieht to Browns vi le, as high us S3 per barrel, and lor passengers $15 cerh. the road is Cvo-leet guage, good ties. T rail, and lun-spiaea. a ore particular description ot tne property can be obtained at tins ollico, or at that of (fix Chief CjiiarterniBBter Military Division ot the Gulf, at New Orleans. A condition of the sale will bo that transportation shall be liirnishi-d tor all Government troons and supplies, whenever required, at the rates paid by iiovornmoni at tne lime to toe xsuw l or it central Kaiiroad. The terms of payment acoerted will be those considered tho n.obt lavorab.o to the covoiu- mcnt. 1 cn per cent cat-h, in Government luuds, to be taia ou a ceptance et proposal. Jhe Government reserves th? right to reject any or ail proposals. 1 roi osais should be endorsed. "Proposals for pur chase of Brazos Santiago ana Rio Grande Kailroan," and addressed to tne Division ol luver and Kail 1 ranspoitation, Quartermaster Genoral's Ollice, v af nuiiton. u. u. Bv older of the Quartermaster General. ALEXANDER BlISS. Brevet Colonol and A. O. M,, in oharae of Fourth DlVlBloti Kj. M. G. U. 4 Ti tMUl 7 EPARTMENT FOR SUPPLriMG TUE CITT X-' 1 1 11 W A 1 E.K. I HIKF riAOIKEKR H tlFPICB, Fifth Strkkt, below Chkbntjt, l'HILAUKI.PHI A. April 23. 18H6 riiOiOSAI.S lOK SERVICE JlAINs. IRON, AND BRASS CASTINGS, LIsaD AND tAKKT. Sealed Proposals will he received at the Office of the W ater Jippaitment, it I 1 street, below Cnesnut unui T ILMli x , May 1, at 8 o'clock P. il., tor the followuiir articles. delivered at suou points in tlio city as the Chief Engineer may designate, true Irom oovernmenr tax: First, tor Iron Pipe, by the pound, as follows: 60t0fcet4in Pie, ,30.000 loot 6 iu. Pipe. 3t;00 leet 8 in. Pipe. 8,600 foet 10 in. Pipe. 4010 lcet 12 in. ripe. I Also, 70,0 0 pound" of Branches, Bends, etc. Pat terns to up turnisbed by tho contractor, and ai -i . I. -1 ' uiuyt-u uv mc viiici i ji f i nun . No allowance will be made for any metal In the pi) es. branches, bends, etc., lire per cent, above tho specified weight. second. 70,000 pounds of Iron Castings for shop, for mukmir Mops, Piuirs, etc., Irom patterns iur nisbed bv the Department. 1 bird KoOO pounds ot lrass Ca-tinps tor the shop, for Ferules, Plu"s, Stops, etc. Patterns lumiBhed bv the Dei artmeut. Pouith. 25 000 pounds of Icad, for laving pipes. Plans and specifications can be seen at the otlice ot the Chiel Engineer. The Department will subject the mateiiaU to snob tests as may be doomed suiheiout, and will be the judge of the quality and fitnee iso bio win be received except irom persons manu facturiugthe ar,icle bid lor, and unless it be accom panied with a certificate that a boi.d o! five hundred ilol bis has been deposited with the City Solicitor, as perordinance ot May 25, 1800. 1 he Committoe n-sorve the risrbt to acoont or re ject any or all ot the bide ii. i'. m. mi re twist in ai, Cbiel Engineer oi Water Department, 4 24 3t Pniladelpuia. J , Mil OSALS FOR ELECTKOTYPED EN GRAVINGS. Oil-ICE SCPtBIKTENDEM PCBLIO PRINriSO, ASHiNtiToti, April 23, lHti6 8ea i d Proposals will be received at this ollice until MONDAY, the 14th day or Mar. 1806 at 12 o'clock, ti r lumishing one set of Electro y pod Pages of the illustrations ol Machinery, etc., accompany ina iho Report ol the Commissioner of Patents tor the J ear 18C5. 'Ihe drawings v ill De ivrnished on paper to tho contrsctor, who must arrange them into papca in numerical order, as nearly as is consistent with lit-atress and compactness; and the execution of the work, in every r spect, must be fully equal to that lurmsi:ed lor tno published report tor lsb4, which has i ecu atiopioa as the standard lor tne present vo tno. The p Btes aie to be delivered at thU oliioe (ice ol cost lor transportation, subject to the ap proval or rejection ot the Superintendent of i tie Public i riutiug. Boud and approved security will be required lor the laithful performance oi the con tract. 1 hi work will comprise about rive thou-and Illus trations, makica over seven hundred pages, measur ing 4i bv 8 inches. Bidders are required to prop sse for tho work ly the illustration, with tho understand ing that, when more iban ono figure is required to iliustiute au invention or desirn las is sometimes the case) tin-whole number of lieurcs will be estimated and paid tor as a single illustration . Any turther iiitornmtion that may be required will be lurmsbed upon application at this oflioe Proposals will be addressed to the undersigned, Washii:pton, D. C, aed endorsed on the envelope -1 ropoBa s ion ateut umoe iu-iori. JOHN I). DEFREE8, 4 23 8w Puperintendent of the Public Printing, GOVEHNMENT SALfcS. ORDNANCE OtFICE, UNITED STATES NAVY YARD, Philadelphia, April 24, 1866. On WEDNESDAY, the 9th of Mav next, at 12 o'clock M., will be sold bv auction, at the Philade plna Navy Yard, tue following artioles in estimated quutitiiies, vu : luna, ten ton. On Canvas, five tons. Ten per cent, ot the purchase monev must be de posited ot the close of the sale, the remainder to be paid and the goods removed within tire days alter tne saie. Commodore n. K. IIOFK, U- S. N , 4 25 17t Inspector ot Ordnance. rpHE 6TAMP AGENCY, NO. 804 CnESNt'l JL KTRKKT. A HOVS TUIKD, WILL BE CON llJtCEJ At Hl.KKTOFOKK. HTAWP8 of tv T DPSCRIPTTOB OOM8TANTM ON RAND, AN AfiTAMOU . U II GOVERNMENT SOLLS. JAHGE HA EE OF V1 i POKES AT IHE CAVAL Rl UtVlASTEH'S i' DEPOT.GIES- 110RO, D. C. yuabtkbmaster gfhf-.: a l's office, i First Division, WAOnifOToa, D. t' , Api-i, 23, I860 ) Br order of Iho Ouarletmastcr uencrai, there will ce Mi d, i r the premises, at pub le auction, under the anminn oi Captain i.eoro T. lrov uing, A. y. M., on lUKMMl ,tbe 81 h of May. 1868. and continue irom c!av to dav until all issclii.ino lollowinff rii- si ul ed iota of (Jiiartermastor's f loras, via : 146 e. ls art Harness 125 lbs lailow. 38 seta Four-horse Har. 6 bbls. alt. ne a. 80 Oil Can. 40 sets Ambulance liar-6 Plat orm Scales, ness. 8 huge and Doible Blocks. 28 Ciotvbars, 517 IU. Raiiioad Spikes (new). lr-0 Sndd es, 86( ata, 8 W nleririr Carta. 17 A i my Wagons lioife), 8 Amir Wagons (tour 250 Miuitor and Oate (twol Hasps noise). zo lbs Nuts. 700 Open Rmsrs, BolU, 1 Amhulanoe (tour horse), 6 Dcad-hors" Wagons, m I.,... . i. - , ' Liiiks. etc , NX) Tire Ho ts, 850 iJncb fins, 1200 t-taplos, Hooks, T's, etc , j i suit? r urges, 60 Anvils, 27 Cauldrons, 20 Cooking Stores and AIUIUS, P0 Heating Stores, 3)0 Benehra, 44 pairs Homes, 80 Riding Bridles, 20 pa. (seta 4 horae Amhu I lane Haruoss (new), 10 Bridle 'netv), 100 eta Dines and Martin j g 0,1, '91 Cottar Pads, lfid Me. lanlrs. 2iX'0 Table )oons, luoo niuves and orKs, 64 Ladles, li o 1 in Cups, ltmtl Jiu l'lates, 35 Cottle Pots, 2oO urinlns. Saddlo ba and Cruppers, 1 sei Hobbles, 70 B.uukeis, 4 sid s Beitlnir Leather, 4 sides Bnnie Ix-aiher, fjiXl C urrv Combs, 700 Horse Brusues, 13slipols Mieoi-irou (now). 15 Hread l'ans. 250 Mauuro Forks, liio Axes. 50 Spaoes, 450 bhovois, 7 onl Bucki ts camci. AM) Water Buckets, 318 Uend Halters and, 250 lbs. lx'ttd. Ropeslnew), 50 lb Babbit Motal, 10 Head li alters and 125 L.uitcrns. Lumps. Hones (ff'-od). '6 boxes Window Glass. 10tO Heud 11a tors (good), 20 II) a. Rotten S'ouo, 210 Head lla.tcrs. 1 Circular .taw. frame and 600 Head Halters and, bct.ing. 2 Circular Saws, and 2 Cro-cut Saws, ;4 Wood Saws, t haiiiB, 6C0 cck Straps I haius 600 Hulter Chain", 1 32 Hand Saws, 250tinvas Horse Covers, 10 It-non mws, 8 tinndstoncs. 50 1 tunes assorted I, 82 Axlo Boxes, 1 60 aulkmg Irons, Uay I Hooka, etc., ill V cet, 150 Rraudstaosortod), 8 Cicaveis, CXM) lbs. scrap Iron, 8iK 0 lbs. Iiorso Shoes, 600 lbs. Chain, 6 Fog Chains, 4110 lbs. Assorted Iron, 1122 li s. fciap Iron, t;0O0 lbi. Rope, 14 Augers, 1 lenon Augrr(complet0), 8 Kmc -8 and Hits, 60 Auger Hits (assorted), 12 I rvii.g Squares, 10 Spoke Shaves and Saw Sotis, 40 On Stones, 14 Claw Hammers, 50 h itclielrt, 6 Sc ew Duvcrs, 1 12 Monkey W rinches, 11 D. awing Knivos, 2 Spiiit Leve8, 5 Aozos and Hand Axes, 4 S ts Stocks and Dios, 1U0 l hl-Cls (assorted), 600 lla:ter Squares, 200 cross Buckles, 10 gioss Hatter Bolts, 110 if-oss. Riupg. 170 Wall Brushes, 87 sets Shoeing Tools. 40 si ts t-add lor' Tools, 50 Hardies. 150 Pritcbels and Puncbes, 200 vairs Tongs, li 0 pairs Pinchers, l 76 Cold Chit-cla, j tiO Clinch Irons, : 250 Hammergiaesorted), ' 8l0 Rasps, 200 Hies, 2 Fellows, 200 Brooms, 30 Ice Hooks, 2 sets Shoeing Stock, 100 Wheelbarrows, 50 Iron Pots, 4 Dutch Ovens, 276 Stove Pipe, Joints and Elbows, 60 Camp Kettles, i.25 Picks, 2 Plows. 6 Road Scrapers, - DO Door Bolts and Thumb Lnlches, 175 Locks (assorted), 800 i arriare knobs, 20 lbs. Cojip"r Rivets, 150 pairs tiutt Hinges, 150 pairs Strap Hinges, 3OU0 Plastering I.aths, 60 cnairs, 90 Wagon Hounds (new), ;2 OtVe Tables, 27 Feed Troucbs, 125 Ollice and Field Desks, 88 Doublo trees and Lead 18.0U) Gralu Sacks. tars, I One "Pelton's Eight horse Poivcr," with bear ings and bo.ts, stialiiug, gearing, pulleys, etc., and Ono Force Pump, capable of forcing twelve thousand (12,000) gallons ot watr per day. And many otbor articles noi enumerated in the above list. Terms Cash, in Government lunds. Stores will be delivered o the wharf ol tho Giesboro Depot, tree of expenso to tho pur chaser. The purchaser will bo allowed five (5) days from date ot sale in wuicu to remove tne stores. A bat lor Giesboro will leave the Sixth Street wharf every hour during the c ivs oi sale JAMES A. EKIN, Brevet Brigadier-Ce..eral, iu charge 4 2412t First Division, Q M. G. O. ASMS1ANT QUARTER AS I hit a OFICE, Philadelphia. April 24. 18tJ6. Will be sold at Public Auction, on account of tho united Mates, on tne STOutd. AT CHhSNUf HILL, PHILADELPHIA, ON fi A'lURDAX , May 6 li. aud MONDAY, 4Iay 7th, Tt'j'3, Sae commencing each day a. eleven (11) o'clock, A 11.: Ihe Buildings, etc., beret. -tore known as the U. e. Mower Hospital, viz.: 86 Cranio hinldings. 6 Cedar Water Tanks, oapacilv 12.000 gallons each. i ceuiir water ii-nx, capacnv 2ouo ga-ious. 7 Cooking Ranges. 1 Abbott & Co 's Coal Scslc. 1 Wasbinaton Steam Puina 1 very superior Steam Engii e, 8 horse power, with sbatttng anu belting in nne or or; near y new. 2 Tubnlar Boilers, 4 feet dial eler. 4438 leet ol Oak Picket Fenco. 170 Liflitnliif-rod Irons. 6 large Wooden Wash TrouiV.s. 65 Wooden V ah Sinks. 49 Iron Soil Containon, 22 Iron Hoppers. 160 Table I ops, and 820 Tref ' es. 275 Vt ooden Benches. 1 he trame buildings contain 1,000 7f)0 feet Hemlock anu Wr ite Pine Scantling, 735,890 leet Tongued and Woiked Boards. B76.110 lcet Rough Boarus. 2'.)3 COO feet looring Boards. 60 feet Counter and Shelvlui', in dispensary. 122 700 Bricks, in chimney stacks aud ranges. The Luildmps will be sold separately. Terms nt Sale Caah. Government funds. A deposit of ten (1(1) per cent, to be paid on each bid, balanco to be paid o: iendit.ou ol the ac count. T he Iron and Terra Cotta Pipe to bo sold by the foot, as they lie buried in the round anu to be dug up. and ihe prouud tilled in b the puicuacr, and is supposed to amount to 175 lcet ol 4-inch, aud 2650 lcet of li io 2-inch Iron Gas Pipe, more or less J be iron Wuter and Drain Pipe is supposed to amount to 70ti teet ot 6-inch, 1609 feet ot 4 inch and 3 Inch, each Kspcotiveiy. 600 leet of 4 inch Drain Pipe, more or less, and C-i nch Iron Valves. T be Teria Cotta Pipe is supt.osod to amount to 2700 leet of 14-iucii. more or ess. P.ans of buildiuga can be otvrainort al ibis ollico and specifications ot the Droreitv seen Ihe ton o'clock A. M. train of the I'hi'ndelphla Geiuiautov.ii, and Nonii-towt- Railroad Company will arrive at aiower noBpnai in time tor tne sale, startins from Ninth and Greri. streets. Ihe buildings, etc. must be leuioveu within thirty (30) tavs liom date of salo, an., wi.l lu at the risk ol the urcliaser. Itv nrrier of Brevet Brigadier-General OECRGE II CRO-MAV, Assist ant Quartcrma-i.-f-ijeneiai u a GE iGE R ORME, 4 24 11 ( apta-n and Assis.mit Quartermasfer, l aRGE SALE OF GOVERN MKST PRO J , PERT. Will be sold o N EV HERN, North Carolina a laree amount r-i OLD.ANCE and ORDNANCE STORES. Salo to conimonce on the 16th day of May, 1806, at 10 o'clock A. M , and con tinued daily until ail the property, the principal olat-ses ot whloh are given below, fcre sold : Iron and Brass Guns, Gut Carriages, Harness, 8add.es, Halters, Bridles, Blankets, Whools, Old Iron, Lead, Smiths', Armorers' and saddlers Tools. Old Leather, Sling Shots, Gins complete, Infantrv Equipments. Implements tor Fiold aud Siege Guns, and other articles too numerous to mention. Correct lists ot artioles to be sold w ill be famished upon application to this ollice By order ot Majer-General A. B OYER, Cbi ol Ordnance, Washington, D. C- JASPER MYERS, 4 19 15 13 Brer. Capt. Ord Dept V- 8- B E1DE8BUBO W ACLUN WORKS, Ko, X'. pkodt'stiieet. We ar prepared to nil order w W eatant lor Otu well known j MAChIN EKT FOB COTTOJT i VT) WOOLLY IfTLLS, neluttlng all recent ioipron'euU ,D Caralug , Bpuinhuj, and v tavlng. . Wa lovita tha tttsatloa at aannikctnrers to our ettea- sjvaoru ALfBED JXKK9 41 Kl. GOVERNMENT SALES, CALKu HIE AM GRIST MILL, C7 at ins CAVAERT DRlor. GlFSfORO, I, C. tiCAUTKRMAlmB-GKKKRAL'8 ClFriOK, ) tlliST DlTIBIOI. I Washinotoji, D. C, April 17. 1808 ) By order of the Quttermaster General, there will be sold on the premises, at publio aiiotim, undnr the diMCtion ot Captain George T. Browning, ,n . WEDNESDAY May 8, 1866, at 12 o clock M , the following described publio pr t-wtv. to wit: ONE (1) STEAM GR1NDINO AND FEED a ILL, (frame, flth massive nanPe foundations). 40 by 80 net, with coal, bar, and enpnne housos attached, all cuiisn ucit-u ui i no verr post matorial, and in tha most sul stantial manner. A o, at the samo time and place, the machinery and app innc(e of the mill, con-istinrot ON 11(1) KNGINK. OF 100 HOKBB POWER, wltn ovlinder ot twenty-two (22) Inches diameter and twenti-lour (24) inches stroke, set upon a heavy cast-iron bcd-piate, with cold and hot wator tumps and heater and a cast-iron fly-whl, with driving poiley, ol the tame material, fen (10) foci in diame ter and twenty-lonr (24) inches face, with Jndsou'a pB'ent governor. TWO (2) BOILERS. OF 00-HORSE POWER EACH, made of the best boiler iron, flve-slxtoenths (5-16) of an ii.ch in ttitcancM. live (6) IVet In diameter, and lourucu (14) lcet five (6) inches in length; eaoh toner co laintng seventy-six (76) lap-welded flues, each three (8) and one-fourth () Inches in diameter, Willi all ihn itqiiisite appendaues. 1EN 10) PAlliH Or- BI- KD'A PATENT BUCK INGHAM THIRTY (30) INCHES tPRINU Mi LPS, . . constructed of solid French tmrr millstone, and set in heavy, wcll-haluticed Irames, with hav-cuttors, elevators, and conveyors suthcieut to cut and handle tho nay, gr: in, and prepared Iced on the most oco- nomicai aim lanor-savinir plan. Hie shading is ot finished wrought iron, and tha puilo s ot cunt iron, faced and balanced. with banger and boxes, i-ullioicnt to dnvo teu (10) palts ot bnrm. etc. i ue main uriving noil is ot lour 14) ply rubher, and twenty -lour (24) inches wide. The belt tor driving the mills, etc., are of the beat oak-tanned, patent stretched leather. Tho Enrine, Boi erg. Machinery, and Fixtures of eveiv description, are ol the very best material and woraniaiutnip, aim are still in excellent oonditioM and tine workiug older, the mill having been in ope ration only about tiiteeu months. II deemed advisable by the acent ot the Govern ment on the day of sale, the buildings will be sold separately. 1 erms Cash, In Government funds. Purchasers will be reomred to remota their property before the first (1st) day of July next. uuiess ouierwiso uriaugea wnn tue ownor Ot tne grounds. A boat for Giesboro will leave the Sixth street wbart every hour during the day ol sa e Any further information that mav be desired will be given upon application, in person or by letter, to Captain GEORt.K T. BROW NINti, Assistant Quar termaster, Giesboro, or to tbla otlice. J A Jlt,S A. EK.LN, P-icvct Bligadier-Goncral, in charge 1st Division, vuancrma:(cr-ucncrai s uuice, 4 1ow DEl'OT QUARTERMASTER'S OFFICE. K0tK.il TB' LAJ.PIKO, RICHMOND, Va I Aprn ia, ima. i PUBLIO SALE. Notice Is hereby given that 1 will sell at Publio Auction, as Rocketts' Landing. Richmond, Va., tnn lol owing public property, commeuoina on the 27th dav ot APRIL, I860, and coutluuing until the pro perty is ail sold: 18 Ambulances. hio Set Harness. ' Blacksmith Too a. Veterinary Instruments. ' Pautins. Stationery. Mule Shoes. Printing Material. 131 Watrons. 118 Saddles. Carpenter TooK Tent nee, assorted. Clothing, assorted. Otlice furniture. Stove aud Pipe, Iron, assorted. One Tread-wheel horse-power Machine, and a luree quantity ot other promiscuous property. 1 erms Cash, in Government lunds. Sale tocommenco at 10 A. M. GEORGE B. CADWALADER, Bievet Lteutenant-Colonol and A. Q. M 4 20 in charge ot Depot. s ALE OF ARMY WAGON8. Chief Ouartehai abter's Office. Depot of Warrington, v Washington. D. C , April i9, 1866. ) Scaled Proposals are invited for the purchase Ol 670 ARMY WAGONS, in lots of not less than twonty.five. These wagons are worn, but still serviceable for road and farming purposes. Proposals wU be received until 12 M., WEDNES DAY, May 9. Payment (in Government funds) will bo required upon notihcatiou ol acceptance of bid, and prior to the delivery ol the Wagons. The rieht to reject all Lids considered too low is reserved. These a aeons are at Lincoln Depot, about one mi'e east ol the Capitol, and can be seen by applying: to Colonel Tompkms. the Quartermaster m charge. Proposals should be signed with the bidder's full name, and eive his Post Ofllce address, endorsed ' Proposals to purchasoiArniy Wagons," and directed, to D. H.RUCKER, Brevet Major-Gen. and Chiof Quartermaster, 4 20 Kit Depot of Washington. gALE OF SPADES, SHOVELS, ETC.. Chief Quartecmapteb's Officb, ) Dlpot of Washington, t Washington. D. C, April 19, 1866. J Wi'l be sold at Auotion, under the direction ot Cap lain D. G. Thomas, Military Storekeeper at Clothinf 1 cpot, Aimory Square, tnls city, on MONDAY. Mav 14 1866, at 10 o'clock A. M. : 17,000 Spaoea, new; 65L0 short-bandied and 1600 long-handled Shovels, new) and 90 Mblev Tents, worn. 1 liese Spades and Shovols are from the best manu lecturers, and many of them are iu original pack agos Tents will be sold singly; Spades and Shoveig in lots oi twelve, with the pnviiege of twolva dozen. Five days are allowed purchasers to remove their at oda. Icrms Cash, In Government funds. D. U. RUCKER, Brevet Major-Gen. and Chief Quartermaster, 4 21 18t Depot of Washington. QFFICE OF ASSIST AKT QUARTERMASTER, Wilmikoto. Del , April 8. 1806. Final and closing sales ot suiplus Government MULES AND HORSES. Will be sold at WILMINGTON, Del., on 1U1DAV, the 18th at April, RIDAY, the 20th of April, FRIDAY, the 27th of April, TWO HUNDRED AND TEN MULES. SEVENTY MULES on each dav ot sale. On the last day ot sale, April 27th, in addition to the Mn es, there will be sold THIRTY ONE GOVERNMENT HORSES. The t special attention of purchasers is invited to be above soles Farmers and others needing aood Working Animals will Und it to their advantage to attend, as many good bargains may be bad. Animals sold singly. Sale to commetc at 10 A. M. Teimi Cash, in United Mates currency. By order of Brevet Brigadier General JAMES A. EKIN, in cbaree 1st Division Q M. G. O. C. H. GALLAGUER, 4 6 191 Capia n and A. Q. M. C-i OVERNMENT HARNESS AND SADDLES 7 NKVVAND SLIGHTLY WORN AN IUMKNSK BTO( K."l"iess- Saddles, HalUrs. Belns, Lead Lines. i ollars, WaKon Covers, Bbelter Tenta. Portable forges, etc. etc. rery cheap. A lot of entirely new Officer? Buddies, only 18. Plated Bit Bridle, J1. Wholeaala ...,l ralall ,d retail PITKIN A f"0 Ko. i39 North FRONT fctreet, l'hhad'a. 4 51ni fj A II N E S S. A LARGE LOT OF NEW U. S. WAGON HAR NESS, 3, 4, and 6 horse. Also, parts ol HAR NESS, SADDLES, COLLARS, HALTERS, U., bought at the recent Government sales to be told at a great sacrifice Wholesale or Retail. Together with our usual assortment of - SADDLER YAND SADDLER YOARD WARE. WILLIAM S. HANSELL & SONS, 8 1 No. Ui MARKET Street.