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THE DaILT EVENING TELEGRAPH PHILADELPHIA, . THURSbAf , APRIL 13, 1871.
3 mawa straxBgARTr. City Affair. The Women's Christian Association met in the Methodist Episcopal Chnroh, Broad and Aroh streets, yesterday, and addresses were made by the President, Mrs. Kennard, and Mrs. Eastlake. The thermometer yosterday at 3 P. M. marked C3 deg., being 2 dog. colder than the same day last year. James Banker, a lad of 18 years, one of a gang of whom the participants ia the late ontrage in the First ward are a part, was yes terday sent to prison by Alderman Kerr, for setting fire to a house in February last. This boy Banker, though young in years, has been a notorious criminal for years past. Edward McCann, aged 28 years, living at No. 212 Buinbridge street, attempted, bat failed, to commit suicide last evening by taking a dose of laudanum. The Board of Trusts has passed a resolu tion expressing the fullest confidence in the integrity of John II. Michener. Miss Merino and Miss Bonemo have been elected permanent teachers, the former of Spanish and the latter of French, in Uirard College. The reception of St. John's Commandery of Knights Templar, at the Academy of Musio last evening, was one of the grandest and most imposing Masonio displays that Philadelphia has witnessed for years. Yesterday afternoon another meeting of the special committee of Select Council ap pointed to investigate the charge of corrup tion against the members of Select Council and a member of the Publio Buildings Com mission, was held, at which the author of the articles in the Bulletin was present, and re hearsed his knowledge of the charge, the sub stance of which has been already made pub lic. Mr. John Ilice, having previously heard that nothing of importance would transpire at the meeting, did not attend. Redemption of Token Coins at tiie Phila delphia Mint. The Secretary of the Treasury, by authority of an act of Congress, has issued an order, dated April 12, 1871, providing for the redemption of copper, nickel, and other token coins. The coins are to be forwarded to the Philadelphia Mint in sums of not less than twenty dollars, and the Director of the Mint is to be notified by mail of the fact. Payment for the pame is to be made through the United States Assistant Treasurers in New York, Phila delphia, Boston, New Orleans, and San Fran cisco. The Treasurer of the Mint in Philadelphia, upon the receipt of the co'n, will couut and ex amine each parcel of coin in the order in which it is received, aud thereupon will is3ue a certifi cate, to be at once transmitted by him to the Treasurer of the United States at Washington. The Treasurer of the United States will, upon the receipt of this certificate, transmit to the owner of the coin a transfer check, payable to his order, for the amount specified in the certi ficate. Each denomination and kind of copper, nickel, or bronze coins forwarded to the Mint for re demption must be assorted before shipment. There are three kinds of one-cent pieces, viz., copper cents issued prior to 1857, nickel-copper cents issued from 1S5Y to 1864, and bronze cents from 18U4 to 1871. These, as well as tbe bronze two-cent pieces and the copper-nickel three and five-cent pieces, must be put up separately, and forwardeuin packagee in the aggregate of twenty dollars, or a multiple thereof; which packages must also be accompauied with a schedule of such kind of coin and tbe name and post-office address of the party sending. The expenses of transporting these coins must be paid by the parties sending them. Domestic Affair. But little progress was made in Congress yesterday on the Deficiency bill. Two more of the Soranton rioters have delivered themselves and been held to bail. The Southern Claims Commission yes terday held their second session at Wash ington. Tbe recent rains in California have proved beneficial, and the crops are quite promising. There are but one thousand elfective troops in Arizona Territory to cope with the troublesome Indians there. The coal difficulties appear to be drawing to an end, as a general board of arbitration is to meet at Mauch Chunk on next Monday. The debate on the Ku-klux bill in the United States Senate is rapidly drawing to a close, it being arranged that a vote shall be taken to-night. Eleven Japanese merchants have just arrived at San Francisco with 135,000 cards of silkworm eggs, in good order and of the best known varieties. . All the important business of the State Legislature is practioally delayed until the conference committees of the Senate and House agree upon a compromise apportion ment bill. Judge J. P. Wright, colored, of South Carolina, has just been paid $1200 as a com promise in a unit brought by him against the Richmond and Danville ltailroad Company for ejection from their cars. Foreign Affaire. Napoleon is ill at Chiselhurst. A report that M. Thiers thinks of re signing is pronounced false. The trial of the leaders of the insurrec tion at Marseilles has commenced. The Government at Versailles has been preparing effective measures to subdue the Paris insurgents and restore order. Germany will only interfere in the affairs of France when it shall become necessary for the collection of money due to her. Bishop Martinez arrived yesterday in the steamship Columbia at Havana, ana, owing to an informality in his passport, he was not allowed to land. Despatches from the British Government announce the determination of the Cabinet to make Honduras a crown colony, to form part of the est Indian Confederation. A number of Haytien spies have recently arrived at Kingston to watch refugees and report any movements made by them towards the annexation ot liayti to tne united btates. - Change of Habits in Birds. M. Pouchet says that the common swallow of Europe has modified the shape of its nest within fifty years. It is certuin that many birds have changed their nest-buiiaing naoits witnin an historical period. Some have learned to use thread in preference to grass, ine common swallow and the chimney-swallow must have built differently before they had the use of eaves and chimneys. Tbe old swallow-nests were globular, with a very small rounded opening. The new nests are long and oval, and the opening is a long slit, four or five times as lorjg as high, close to the top of the nest,t where it meets the wall above it. This is an improvement on the old nest, as the young are not so crowded, and can reach out their beads tor iresn air, wtue their pre sence does not impede the ingress of the parents. An Illinois tewn of 300 inhabitants boasU of forty widows. lotton proposes a tunnel to East Boston to cost ti, 168, 170. To Mrs. Stanton's lecture, "Why Not?" a ' lady proposes "Oh, because." A coroner a jury wan tuipaieu, ears luvai pay er out In Iudiana. moFEssoii jtusxw on land. SCAPE. We take from the London Athenaum the following abstract of Professor Knskin'8 third lectnre on Landscape, delivered recently in the theatre of the museum at Oxford. The sub ject was "The llelation of Form to Color in the Greek and Gothio Schools of Painting": We must always remember that between the various schools of painting the difference is only one of degree and of tendency: it is not that the one neglects what the other pur sues with the utmost eagerness, but that it pursues it less ardently; it is not thnt the one is entirely wanting in tbe skill peculiar to the other, but that it possesses it in a less degree. At the same time, there is a sufficiently marked contrast between the schools of crystal and of clay, as we may call the Greek and Gothio schools respectively. The former is chiaroscuriat, the latter colorist. The aim of the former is tranquil activity; its ideal is clrutkeria; it seeks to make that real and material which was before indefinite, to see all thing? truly. The aim of the latter is passionate rest; its ideal is stasia; it teaches ns to see all things dimly. Yet it is difficult to explain the con trast between the two schools without appa rent contradiction, since each oontains ideas which seem to be The Greek school is irreconcilable, visionary and obscure, and yet !in its results it is The Gothio in its purpose. real snd sharply marked, school is essentially realistic BDd yet it is at the same time mysterious and soft in its execution. The excellencies of these two schools are united in four great painters Titian, Holbein, Turner, and Tin toret, who are therefore sometimes spoken of as belonging to the one school, sometimes to the other. The real fact is that Holbein and Turner were Greek chiarosonrists nearly perfect in their adoption of color. Titian and Tintoret were Gothio colorists who were absolutely perfect in their adoption of chia roscuro. All elementary exercises in color must begin with the clearest possible separation between the various colors. As in musio perfection consists in mark ing off distinctly each delicate difference of sound, so in painting every minute shade of color must be carefully distinguished in order to attain the highest results. Some great colorists even leave dark lines between their colors, like the broad black lines in painted windows: we see this especially in Paul Veronese and Titian. In every great master of color it is a necessary characteristic that be is able to paint each separate por tion of his picture apart from all the rest, and that every juncture Bhould be made with tbe greatest care and with the greatest dis tinctness of will. This precision of method and of touch is very noticeable in Carpaccio's pictures. They will bear the closest exami nation, and without being thus examined half their beauty will belost. It is an absurd mis take to hang any pictures of the Venetian school high out of roach or in an obssure light, as thereby their marvellous coloring is deprived of all its effect. One law may be universally observed in all painters of this school, that they make white precious and black conspicuous. They paint with admirable skill a white cloud. which comes out clear and clean, even out of a white sky. They introduce a single touch of black merely to give relief to the general coloring of their pictures, amid the extreme modesty of color, which is one of their re markable characteristics. They afford an ex cellent illustration of the rule which all great painters adhere to, viz., that the value of color oepends on its subtlety, never on its violence; on its refinement, not on its loud ness; on its being soft and genial, not harsh and btriking. The coloring of the Greek aohool is essen tially sad, that of the Gothio essentially gay: tbe Gothio is always cheerful; itr.assumes that all nature is lovely, and never paints change and decay, but only what is bright and healthful and a fit object for our love. This is a defect in Gothio art, since it is impossible for art to show a complete sympathy with hu manity without the memory or the present consciousness of pain. Of exquisite Gothio landscape, there are, perhaps for this reason, very lew existing instances, not a dozen in all. There are some which are very beauti ful, but not of first-rate excellence, in the painted Missals: one of the finest is to be found in the Psalter of Henry the Sixth,', where the landscape and the flowers are exceedingly lovely. It was the He formation which destroyed the power of the Gotbio school; the modern pre-lla-phaelites,made an attempt to revive it, but they pursued dramatic sensation instead of real beauty, and so their highest efforts have resulted in painting wild apple-blossom with striking effect. None of them have ever suc ceeded nobly in painting even a head of wild roses or a mountain glade full of wild sorrel. The failure of modern painters in simple landscape arises from the idea that it is an easy subject; when they find out their mistake they are dis couraged and seek to gratify the publio taste rather than to paint what is in itself beauti ful. Now the publio mind is impatient of trammels, and is ignorant of every law of art; hence it is easily satisfied, and is deceived by the self-complacency of the painter who pre tends to an ability which he does not possess, arjd so blinds the publio to bis want of pa tience and of the finer qualities necessary to a real artist. What a contrast there is be tween the carelessness and unskilfulness of the ordinary modern painter and the accurate detailed skill of Bellini or Turner! In one of the churches at Venice there is a Madonna by Bellini, in which we are struck with the wonderful reality of a soroll which St. Jerome, who is introduced in the picture, holds in his hand. If we examine it closely, we see that this reality an es from the fact that the two whole chapters a- written out bodily. So in a picture of parchments drawn by Turner, in which the deeds have all tbe seals and ooats-of-arms most carefully and accurately painted; the actual signature, by Fairfax, the Cromwellian general, is forged letter by letter, although it is so email that a magnifying glass is re quired to decipher it. In studying any school of art nothing is more important tnan to gather up the right clue; we must keep before us the conviotion that all thmgs are bound together and con ceded one with another. Thns the Greek school pursues truth ai its vital point; and if it misses this, it misses everything. Even Michael Angelo, when he tries to draw a dragon without carefully studying it in detail, does not draw it success fully, but represents it as very like a sausage: while Carpaccio, on the other hand, is always true to life; and if be draws a suake, it is, above all things, black and crawling, clinging to the dust, hideous and ouupina ant em Lltm of the devil, whom it represents. The object of the chiarosourist school is to get sunshine and warrntn without color; everything is drawn in mystery, aud yet it represents a marvellous contrast of light and darkness, cloud and nre. in l.ahael we Lave combined the misty distance of the rhiaroBcurists with the finished detail of the Gothic; In Turner, again, we have perfect form attained, and all developed in the olond and fire of the Greeks. His picture of Dudley is an instance in point. The scene is sketched with a most perfect acouracy: we have the roaring furnaces in the foreground, and be hind we see in the distance the church and castle fading away into smoke and fire, to show the power of the manufacturers and ma chinery of England to do away with all reve rence for authority, whether of Church or State. In all Turner s pictures there is nothing more wonderful than bis intense sympathy. In one of his sketches he introduces a scene of agricultural life; everything in the picture is neglected and unbomely and ooarne; the sternness and ruggedness of the scene tell of desolation and of misery; the thorns and thistles tell of nature's curse. The object which he had before him in drawing it was to illustrate tbe degraded and miserable condi tion of the agricultural poor of England. One .f the early works represents a scene which explains to ns how the Grek mythology had its origin. It is a picture of a scene in the Valley of CI uses, on the road from Geneva to Charaounix. It is full of that absolute simplicity end picturesque archaism which was the cradle and the source of those immor tal mjtbs by which the Greeks represented to themselves their appreciation of nature's loveliness. REAL ESI AT E AT AUCTION. f ORPHANS' COURT PEREMPTORY SALE Mil Estate of Mary Miller, deceased Thtmas & Sons, Auctioneers. Three Desirable HeKldonces and six Building Lots, Oermantown Avenue, Mount Airy, Twenty-second Ward. Pursuant to an order of the Orphans' Court for the city and county of Philadelphia, will be sola at public sale, on Thurs day, Arril 20, 1871, at 12 o'clock noon, on the pre mises, the following described property, late of Mary Miller, decease, viz. : Nos. 1 and S. Two three-story stone residences on Germantown avenue, Mount Airy. All that lt of ground, with three-story stone messuage thereon erected, situate on tbe southwest side of German town avenue, Twenty-second ward, beginning at a stake on the southwest side of Oermantown avenue, 80 feet 4X Inches southeast from the southeast side of Miller street; thence by land late of Eruamis Pierce, deceased, south CO (leg. 25 mln., west 24 feet l)i Inches to a corner; thence sttil by the same south 44 deg. 12 niin., west 3S4 feet X Inch to the northeast side of Bryan Btreet, as the same Is laid out on the confirmed plan of the city ; thence along the north easr side of said Btreet south 45 deg. 30 mln., east 4b feet 1 Inches to a corner; thence by lot No. 2, next hereafter described, north 45 deg. 19 nun., east 838 feet 1 Inch to a corner, and norta bl deg. fitx mlu., east 54 feet yt Inches to the southwest side of Uer niantown avenue, and thence by the same north 29 deg. 48)$ mln., west. 60 feet 8? Inches to the place of beginning, containing 73 92-lnu perches of land. The Improvements are a three-story stooe (rough-cast) cottage-built residence, with two-story frama back building; has parlor (with folulng doors), gas, orea In out-kitchen, etc All that lot of ground, with the three-story stone messuage thereon erected, situate on the southwest side of Oermantown avenue, Twenty-second ward. Beginning at a stake on the southwest Bide of Oer nmntown avenue, a corner of lot No. 1, before described, at the distance of 147 feet IV incites southeast from the southeast side or Miller street; thence by lot No. 1 south 67 deg. 66$ mln., west 54 feet l)iinches to a corner, and south 4 di g. IS mln., west 888 feet 1 Inch to the northeast Bide of Bryau Btreet, as the same Is laid out on tht! cnii!lrmd pian of the city ; thence by the Maine south 45 deg. 8 mi a., east 45 feet Inches to a comer; thence by lot No. 3, hereafter described, nortli 44 deg. 80 mln.. east 384 feet 4)(, Inches to the southwest side of Germantown avenue, and theuce by the same north 29 deg 34)$ mm., west 29 feet 6 inches to the pi ace of beirluuiug: containing 62 7-10U perches of laud. Thn Improve ments are a inree-Biory stone trough-cast) cntasre mi in residence, wuii two-siorj iratue oack Dull. ling; has parlor, dining-room, and kitchen on the Crot floor; gas, oven lu out-kitchen, etc. jno. 8. .Large and valuable xnree-ttory stone Ke- Bldence, Barn, Ice-house, etc., W. corner of Q-er-muntowu and Mount Pleasant avenues, 3 fronts. lot 120 by 370 feet, known as "Miller's Boarding- nouse." mat 101 oi ground, wua tne large stone maiiHion, barn, ice-house, aud other Improvements thereon erected, situate on tte south west side of Ciermantown avenue, and northwest side of Mount Pleasant avenne, Twenty-seconn ward. Uegiuaiug at a stake on the west corner or Uermantova and Mount Pleasant avenues, theuce along the south west side of Ctermautown avenue norm 36 deg. 8l,Vf mm., west nu ieei a mciieH to a corner, tnence by lot jno. x, oe I ore described, souin 4 aeg. so mm.. west. 884 feet 4)$ Inches to the northeast Bide of Brvau street, as tne same is laid out ou the cou firmed plan of the city, theuce by ih same south 45 deg. 30 mlu., east 118 leet VhC inches to tho north weststde of MouLt Pleasant avenue: thence by same north 44 deg. SO mln,, east 363 leet 6 Inches to the place of beginning; containing 1 acre 484S-lo perches or land. 'I ne improvements are a large tnrte-story stt ne (rough-cast) residence, with two story frame back building and one-story kitchen; has Urge hall, parlor, large dlnlng-roiui, library, re ception-room, 2 chambers on first nonr, 11 chambers on the second, and 15 ou the third ; large porch aud verandah, gas, furnace, etc. Also, stone barn, with stabling for 5 horses, box stall, cow stable, pig pens, lee-nouse, etu. No. 4. Larue Lot vi acres S. W. corner of Ger- mantown and Mount Pleasant avenues. All that lot of ground, situate on the southwest aide of German ten n avenue and southeast side or Mount Pleasan avenue, Twenty second ward. Begiuulug at a stake on the south corner of Germantovrn and Mount Pleasant avenues; thence blng the southwest side of Oennsntown avenue south bit deg si)$ mm., east 1)3 feet 6 inches to a corner of Gejrge H. Usrrett's laud ; thence by the sam- soutn 44 deg. 11)6 nun., west 435 feetV inches to a corner, la lino of lot No. 8: thence by the same north 45 dog. 21 nun., west in leet i men to tne southeast hUIo of Mount Pleasant avenue, aud ibence sloug the same north 44 deg. 8U min., east 452 feet 9 v inches to the place (f beginning; containing l acre, 1 rood, aud X &4 liv jiei viirn til inun. no. 5.- Lot, uount neasani avenue ana Bryan street. All tlixt lot or ground, situate on the norta westside of Mount Pleasant avenun, and on the southwest side of Bryan t street, Tweuty-Becoud ward. Begtnulng at a stake on the west corner of Mount Pleasant avenue ami Bryan street: thencu along the southwest side of Bryan street north 45 deg. 2t mm., west w feet g)j lucnes to tne line of land late of Erasmus Pierce, ideceaned ; thence by the same south 44 deg. 14 tnlu., west 210 feet 1S$ Inches to a corner; thence bf lot No. 6, hereafter described, south 45 deg. 80 min., east 208 feet 7li Inches to the northwest side of Mount Pleasant avenue, and thence by the shiuo nortti 44 deg. 30 mln., east 210 feet 1 Inches t the place of begin ning; contalblng 1 acre and 41 41- loo perches of and. I N o. 6. Lot, Mount Pleasant avenue, Mo wer street and Miller strett, 3 fronts. A J that lot of ground, situate ou the northwest Bld4 of Mount Pleasant avenue, Twenty-second ward. Beginning at a sUh6 on the northwest side of Moiyit Pleasant avenue, 21ttfet inches southwest 'from the southwest side of Bryan Btreet; thence by lot No. 6, before de scribed, north 45 deg. 80 mini, west 208 feet 7! inches to a corner; thence by laud late of Krasmus Pierce, deceased, north 43 deg. 25 mln., west 122 feet IX Inches to a corner, 4 fet nortnwest of tlie northwest Bide of Miller street! thence by land late of George W. Carpenter, deceased, south 44 dag. 14 min., west 287 feet 9)$ lnche to a corner la the middle or Mower street; theuce along the middle of said street south 46 (leg. 16 jnlo., east, crossing Miiier Btreet, 213 feet 2 incfies to a corner in the Hue of land now or late of Valentine Bark hart, and theuce by the same the two myct following courses and dlcunces, viz.: North 44 (leg. 24 mlu., east no feet Inches to a corner, and! south 44 deg., east 116 feet 4 Inches to the northwest Bide of Mount Pleasant avenue, and theuce along the same north 44 deg. 30 mlu., east 1S4 feet, 5 a, inches to the place or beginning; coutalmcg 1' acre, 8 roods, 26 83-100 perches, more or less. No. 7. Lot, Miller Btreet, Mower street, and Cresheim road,;3 fronts.' All that lot of ground, situate on the northeast side of the, Creshelm road, 1 wenty-second ward. Beginuiugat aatoneonthe northeast Bide of Creshelm road; thence aloug tbe northesst Bide of said road norta 12 aeir. 84 mlu.. west, crofsUig Miller street, 252 feet 10 'i Inches tu a comer, 8 feet 6 inches,-northwest or the northwest Bide of Miller Btreet; tnence ty laud late of Uorge W. Carpenter, decease d, north 44 deg. 14 rain., east 819 feet lw Inches to a corner la the middle of Mower street, 8 feet 6 inches northwest or the north west side or Miller street; theuce along the middle of Mower street, by lot No. 6, before described, south 46 deg. 6 mln .cast 213 feet 2 Inches to a comer in the Hue of land now or late of Valentine Buikhart, and thence by tlie same south 44 deg. 24 mln., went 458 feet 8 Inches to the place of begin lima; containing 1 at?re, t roods, 19 84-10J perch- No. 8. Lot, Mt. l'leasant avenue and Mower street, two fronts. 4 11 that lot of ground situate on the southeast Bide or Mount rleascnt avenue, Tnij-econdwarrip Begtuuing at a point on ihn Houlbttibl side or Mount Pleasant avenue, 452 feet U inches southwest from the southwest side of Gtnutuiiown avenue ; thence parti by lot No. 4 and partly by grouud of (eo. H. Garrett suutu 45 deg 21 ilIb , east bbi feet 11 K' inches to a corner; theuce by ground of Geo. il.jtiarreit soutu 43 deg. 41 mlu., Wfckt 444 fett Hi incurs to a corner in the middle of KEAL. ESTATE AT AUCTION. M owct street ; thence alonz the middle of Mower street north 46 deg. 6 mtn., went 44fl feet to a c rier of land now or laie of Valentine Burkhart; thenne by said land the two following courses and dis tances, viz. : noith 44 d g. i mln., east 100 feet T Inches to a eotner, and north 44 deg., west 118 feet 9 Inches to 1h si.nthesst side of Mount Pleasant avenue, and thence t.y the same north 44 deg. 30 nun., fast 84 1 feet S Inches to the p'aoe of begin ning; contsln.nir 6 acres, 1 rood. 83 59-100 perches. No. I-of. Mower street, extending through to CreRhtim road, two fronts. All that lot of ground, situate on the northeast side of the Old Ci'esheim road, Twenty second ward, Beginning at a corner on the Dorth ast Ride of the ( hcslielm roal; thence by land, late oT John Tannatiiil, deceased, north 43 deg. I mtu., east ins feet inches to a corner, and south 44 deg. 43 mtn., ent 114 feet 10 inches to a corner: thence by lani of George H. Garrett north 43 deg. 41 mln., east 369 feet 10 Inches to the mid dle of Mower Btreet; thence along the middle of Mower street, by lot No. 8, north 4deg. 6 ruin., west 44fi feet to a corner, on the line of land now or lnte of Valentine Burkhart; thence bv the same south 44 deg. 29 tnin., west 64i feet 3)$ Inches to the northeast side of Creshelm road ; thence by the snme south 12 deg. 84 mln. .east 45 f eet 2!tf Inches to acorner, and sonih 30 deg. 10 mln., eust 2 feet to a corner of Michael Ualioway's land; theuce by the same, the next three following courses and dis tances, viz., north 44 deg. as mlu., east 146 feet 4' Irt hes to a corner, south 4rt deg., east 80 feet to a corner, and smth 44 deg. 82 mln., west 168 feet. 10.H Inches to the northeast side of Creshelm road, thence along the same south 30 deg. 10 mln., cast 69 feet 71, inches to a corner, north 79 deg. 22 mtn., east 231 feet t inches to a corner, and thence south 49 deg. 1B mm., east 19 feet 8, inches to the place of be ginning; containing 5 acrus, 3 roods, it4 62-100 perches. Bv the Court. JOSEPH C. JOS. HEX, TITTERMARY, Clerk O. C. W 1V1. KliX ie-h iiimk-T'P ? Aumiaisirawirs. JAMES KElaKLJ N. B. The above are located on very high gTound, commanding a beautiful view ot the country for nilies around, and the sites are very valuable for country residences, being la the immediate vlclaity of and adjoining elegant country-seats. Lithogra phic pinns may te had at tna auction rooms. Mount Pleasant avenne, Bryan and Mower streets are not cut through yet, but laid out on the city P aD' M. THOMAS & RONS, Auctioneers, 8 25 ap 8 15 Nos. 139 and 141 S. fc'OUKTH street. KEAL KSTATE THOMAS & SON8' SALE. On Tuesday, Mav 2, 1871, at 12 o'clock, noon, a, u De soio at putuic sate, at tne ruiutaeipiiia jvx- change, the lollowlug described properties, viz. : No. 1. Three-story brick dweiliug. No. 1903 Thompson Btreet, Twentieth ward. All that three stoiy brick messuage, with two-story back building and lot of ground, situate on the north side or Ttrmpson street, 72 tcet west of Nineteenth street, No. 1903; the lot containing In front 16 feet, and ex tending In depth on the east Hue 76 feet 5 Inches, and ou the west line 66 feet, widening on the rear to 18 feet 6 Inches. The house has saloon parlor, dining room, and kitchen on the first floor; 2 chambers, bath-room, and saloon sitting-Mora on the second th.or, and 2 chambers ou the third floor; h;9 the gas, bath, hot. and cold water, cooking-range, heater, etc. Terms 12000 may remain on mortgage. Immediate possession. No. 2. Three-story brick dwelllDg, No. 1620 Amboy street, TwentUth ward All that threo story brick mestmsge and lot ef ground situate on the west side of Amboy street, between Oxford street aad Co lumbia avcnn-, Twentieth ward, No. 1620; the lot containing In front 16 feet, lnclndimr the northern moiety or half part of an alley 3 feet 3 Inches wide, and extending in t epth 40 feet 6 inches. House con tains 6 rooms ami bath-room ; has gas, hot aud cold vater, etc. Clear r f ull Incumbrance. Terms cash. M. THOMAS SONS, Auctioneers. 4 8 22 29 Nos. 139 and 141 S. FOUKTH Street. ff PUBLIO PALE THOMAS A SONS, AUC kiii tloneers. Desirable Country Mansion, with Sta lni aud Coa :h-house, Riverside, Burlington county, New Jersey, on the line of the Camden aud Amooy Railroad, 12 miles above Camden, and two minutes' walk from Stution aud five from Steamboat Land ing. On Tuesday, April 18, 1871, at 12 o'clock, noon, will be Bold at punlic sale, at the Philadelphia Exchange, a modern double 2)$ -story brick rough cast mansion, situate at the northeast corner or Laiayette avenue and Kossuth street, Riverside, Burlington county, New Jersey ; the lot containing 80 feet in front on Lurayette avenue, and extending in depth along Kossuth street 871 feet of an luch. At the depth or 151 reet It widens 'to UK) feet, and continues In depth of thnt width. Excellent gun ning and fishing near at hand ; Due roiids and driv-' iiij! m the vicinity ; 11 trams to and from the city dully pass the premises. Photograph can be seeu at the auction rooms, and for a p an of the house and further particulars, inquire of I'd ward A. Helntz, No. 432 Walnut street, Philadelphia. Immediate possession. Will be shown by Mr. Bear, on the premises. Terms One-half of the purchase money cau remain. M. THOMAS A SONS, Auctioneers, 3 11 25 a 1 8 15 Nos. 139 and 141 S. .FOURTH Street. ORPHANS' COURT SALE ON THRPRK mlses Estate of WILLIAM. 8NYDKR, De- ciMsed THOMAS & SONS, Auctioneers. Three desirable fraooe Cottages, Stable, and Shop, and Cottage Loti, Green Street aud Goodman street, jKising tun, Twenty-nun waru. onTiiuKUAi, April 13, 1871, at 1 o'clock, will be sold at public sale, ou the premises. Full ptrtlctiiars at the auction Kooms. At. Tli imam tUNS, Auctioneers, all 18 25 a pi Nos. 139 and 141 8. FOURTH St. TRUSTEES' SALS VALUABLE itEAL PERSONAL ESTATE. Pursuant to the terms of a deed of trust executed to the undersigned, on the 12th day of November, A. D. 1669, by the Tucker Creek Oil and Mining Company of West Virginia, to secure the payment of a certain debt, therein described, due to Frede rick Faiithorne, amounting tof'000, with Interest from the 12th day of November, 1669, which deed is recoiaed In the Keceroer'B otnee of Wirt county, West Virclnla, In Deed Book No. 9, page 622, 1 will, ON THE 8TB DAY OF MAY, 1871 (.that being the second Monday of the month), at the front door of the Court House of Wirt county, West Virginia, pro ceed to sell to tnu highest bidder, by public auction, lor cat-h In band, the following real and personal property In said deed mentioned, to wit: all that certain tract of land tltuate, ljtug, and being In the county of Wirt and Stale or West Virginia, about one mile west or the Court House of Wirt county, containing 'I HREE HUNDRED AND NINETY EIGHT ACRES OF LAND, kuon as the Tucker Creek OU and Mining Company's Farm. Also, oi e other certain tract of land situate on the waters of Synn Camp Bun, and left hand fork or Tucker's Creek, In the county or Wirt and State or West Virginia, con.aiLing EIGHT HUNDRED ASD THIRTEEN ACftfcS or laud, more or less, being the en me tracts of lend icnveyedto the said Tucker Creek Oil and MinlDg Company, by Nelson J. Nickersou and wife, by deed bearing date on the 8th day of June, 1865; both of said deeds are of record In the Office of the Recorder of Wirt county, West VlrgiLla, in Peed Book No. 9, pageB 293 aud 3uL lso one Poi table Steam Engine Boiler and fix tures, 20 horse-power, two sets of blacksmith tools and a lot of oil well tools, and one fire-proof safe, all or w hleh.U now upon the premises. 1 awt Ms D. U. LEONARD, Trustee. B LAC K HAWK GOLD MINING COMPANY OF AUCTION 8ALW BY TRUSTEES. Notice if. bereoy glveu thut we, the undersigned, BENJAMIN Will 1 h aud BUKI All WALL, of the City or Providence, in the btate or Rhode Island, uiaoer and In execution or the po, vers In us vested by the deed of trust executed to us by said Black Hawk Gold Milling Crn pauy, bearing date on the twenty. eighth day of bav, A. D. IhOiS, and duly re corded, v.lil sell at PUBLIC ALO'UUN at the Ex clmi po Salesroom, No. Ill Broadway, New York, on the eleventh day of May, 61, at 12 o'clock noon, all the estate, lauds, quartz lode mining claims, mines, miuerals. mining rights and Interests, laLids and prtuases, i-u.ifls levels, mills aud mill Bites, stoies, storehouses, dwelli'in, aud other buildipgsand structures, wa'er, wat"r-poer3, ruus and tala of witter, vau r-c U;uis, and w iter -rights 8lid privileges, water-uheeU, Humes, ditches, fur. Iiscts, eugiues, btea.n-powers, tracts, machinery, re torts, tools and fixtures, and all other estate and vropett.v, renl, piri-oiial, or mixed, or said Black JUwk Cold Mining I'oinpa'jy, situate In the County or Oilplu, In the Territory of Colorado, and cou vevtd to us in and by the deed of trust aire.sitii and till the Interest aud title of said Company therein. l.tlerence is hereby made, as a part of this notice, and for a full desciiptiou of said estate au't pro nnriv. to Hld di-ed of trust, which m i i e.xnulued lithe ntllce of W. IL WUitlHuham. No. U Wall mr. Ht. New York Cltv. Terms of su!o will be made ki own at the time, and place of sale. miowwioiu PROPOSALS. JOTICE. TO CONTRACTORS AND BUILDEKS. BRIDGE Pwartmrnt or SravsTS, No. 224 Sonth FIFTH btreet, Philadelphia S7ALED PROPOSALS will be received at the De partment or Surveys until 8 o'clock P. M. or April 10, iPii.ior me tuoiuituu.x uf A. Dniuura, over the river Schuylkill on the site or the Suspen sion Bridge at Fairmount, and Its approaches to ex- tend from Twrniy-imn ann ppnng urien streets, In the Fifteenth ward, to Thirty-second and Bridge streets. In the Twenty-fourth ward, a length of about 2730 feet. Proposals will be received for the bridge super stractare over tne river. Including all materials, workmanship, and erecting ready for use. It will be 840 feet span, of wrought iron, and also two trusses for Thirtieth street, 80 feet spau, of wrought iron. Detailed plans of these bridges, conforming to spe cifications, to accompany proposals. proposals for all the iron work on approach Wll' be accepted separately, to be erected complete for use. as per plnns and specifications. And separate proposals for the graduation and masonry, to include curbing and paving, as per specifications and plans. hack bid mut be made vpnn blank prepared, other wise they will not be accepted, and every bidder must Bubmlt the names of two persons of undoubted responsibility, who will be bound with them m secu rity for the falthtul completion of contract. The city reserves the privilege or rejecting any and all bhls that may not be satisfactory. Payments will be., made monthly In bonds of tho city f Philadelphia, or in cash, at the discretion ot the Major. Each bid must be accompanied by a certificate trom the Law Department that a proper bond, Tor the rum or five hundred iriOO) dollars, has been filed there, in accordance with the ordinance approved M ay 2ft, 1S60. The contractor or contractors, In making their proposals, shall do so with the understanding that if their proposal shall be accepted every dispute or difference which may arise Incident thereto shall be decided by the Chief Engineer aud Surveyor, from whose decision there shall be no appeal. All bidders are Invited to be present at the open ing or proposals oilered on said day, at 8, o'clock. Plans may be seen and enaoitned at the Uepartmeut or hnrveys, where specifications and blank propo sals may be obtained on and after the loth Inst. STRICKLAND KNKASS, 3 25s4t Chief Kugineer and Surveyor. N1TED STATES ENGINEER OFFICE, TH1KD ST0KV UNION BANK BCILDfKOS, Fayette street, near Charles, Balt mokb, Md., March 28. 187 - 871.) PROPOSALS are invited ror. dredging a channel through Fredericksburg and Spottswood Bars, In the hapnahannock river. Proposals, to bn Healed . in duplicate, eruiirrxed on oulttuh; and accompanied by a copy of tins advertisement, will De receive l until noon or April 23, 1871, and will be opened la tea minutes thereafter. In presence or such binders as may wish to be present. Seixxrate. Proposal will be also received ror removing one wreck la Fredericks burg bsr. The material Is easily removed. The channel Is not to exceed 90 feet lu width or 8 feet in depth at mean low water. Thn locality Is sheltered. Tne tide rises about two feet Forms of proposal and any desired Information to be had on application at this oil Ice. The right to reject auy bid is reoerved. WM. P. URAIGHILL, 3 29 Major or Engineers U. 8. A. TTN1TED STATES ENGINEER OFFICE, J Amitl niOKX, L.JIWN DAM -DL'IL.IU!llt, I t FAYETTE TTRKBT, NBAK CHAKLES, Bai.timohk, Md., March 20. 187L PROPOSALS are Invited ror Dredging a Chaunel In tneenstown Creek, Maryland, from Chester Klver to (jueenstown. Proposals to be fiealed, in du plicate, eiworited on outmxie., aim accompanied Dy copy or this advertUement, will be received until noon of April 22, 1S71. and will be opened In ten minutes thereafter, in presence or such bidders as may be present. The material ia easily removed. The channel Is net to exceed one hundred feet in width or eight leet in depth at mean low water, ine locality is sheltered. Forms or proposals and any desired information to be had on application at tins oince. The rlRht to reject any out is reserved Wftl. P. C R A (QUILL. S23 Major or Engineers, U. S. Army. Q U ARTE KM ASTER'S OFFICE, UNITED bTAlES ARMY. PniLAbKLmlA, Pa., April ft, 1S71. SI2ALEI' I'KOrbSAiiN lu triplicate will bo re ceived at this oillce until 12 o'clock A. on MONDAY. May 8, 1871, fcr tho delivery or fifteen (15) cords of nieicl'antatiie hard wood, at each of the following- UBnieu national cemeteries, via.: Annapolis.. Md. : cuipeper. vn,: city point, va. : DuLVlile, Va. ; Fredericksburg, Va. ; Fort Harrison, Va. : Glendale, Va. : Cold f lai oor. Va., the last three near Richmond, Va. ; Poplar Grove, Va., pear Peters- imji, tu , J iciiuHJiju, . ci. , ciiuuuluu, y a. nevou 1'ires. va.: Winchester, va.: Hampton. Va. : York- town, Va. : Newbern, N. C. ; Raleigh, N. C. : Salls- ouy. N. c. : and w umington, in. The Wood to be delivered lu such quantities and at such times as tho Superintendents at eacn of the Cemeteries u ay respectively desire. forms ror proposals lurntsneo upon application tO this OlMce. 11 tlH BY C. HOUGhH, 4 6 Ct Major and Quartermaster U. 8 Arrar. TT 8. ENGINEER OFFICE, m lullvD OTOKY UNION JJAnK UUILOINO, Fayettb St., mhak. Chaklrs. Baltimore. Md.. March 20. 1871. 871.) PROPOSALS are Invited for excavating a ch mnel in tne James river, at ine nocketts, near Richmond, v a. Proposals, to be sealed, in duplicate, endorsed on outmde, and accompanied by a copy or this adver tisement, win oe received uutn noon or April 2D, 1S71. aud will be opened lu ten minutes thereafter. In presence of such bidders as may wish to be pre sent. The material to be removed is rock in beds and boulders. Tbe cnanuel is not to exceed 180 reet la wloth or 18 feet lu depth at mean hliib water. The locantv Is sheltered. The tide rises about 2jrf feet. forms oi pioposai and any uesirea lniormauouto be Dad on application at min omce. Tbe right to reject any bid Is reserved. WM. P. CRAIGniLL, 8 29 Major of Engineers U. S. A. TTN1TED STATES ENGINEER OFFICE, 1 11 E l) U T11IKD BTOKY, I "NfON UANK Btllt.niNO, Kaykttk St.. neak Charles Baltimore. Ma, March 21, i7l PROPOS&L8 are Invited for Dredging a Chaunel at i;anibriuge, Maryland, proposals to be sealed, in iuplU-ate, tndoraea onouUtide, aud accompauied by a copy of this 8'ieitineuient, win be received uutil noon or April 24, in, ana win ue opened ia tea minutes thereafter, lu presence of such bidders as may wish to be piesent. Tne material is easily removed. The channel Is not to exceed one hundred reet leet In depth at mean low water, sheltered. n width or ten The locality Is r'orms or proposal and any dnslrad Information to De had on appiica ion at tins otnee. T be right to reject any bid is reserved. WJd. P. CKIG8ILL, 8 23 Major of Engineer U. S. Army, QUARTERMASTER'S OFFICE, U. S. ARMY, V Philadelphia, pa., siarcu 3u, Ian. fe BALED PROPOSALS in duplicate win be re ceived at this oillce until 12 o'clock M. on Mouduv, May 1 1871, for building a brlcV or stone wail with one double and one single iron gate, around the isational Cemetery at Annapolis, Md. Binders will be required to specify the price per lineal foot, aud no bid will be entertained that does n t confoim to this requirement. Forms for propo sals and specinuaiions furnished upon application to this omce. nENKY C. HODGES. 3 si Major and 0.uartermaster U. S. A. TvEPUTY QUARTERMASTER GENERAL'S XJ OFFICE. PHiLiri8i.pniA, March 16. 1ST1. SEALED PROPOSALS will be received at this ofllce (where proper forms will be furnished) until 12 o'clock M. on FRIDAY, April 21, 1871, fer the de livery at the Schuylkill Arsenal. Philadelphia, or Sh'j pairs Boots (.600 pairs to be cable Bcrewed). Cticu Haversacks. ii (in vards Crimson Worsted Lace. V Inch. ' All to be of army standard, samples of which can be seen at in is omce. STEWART VAN VLIET, Deputy Quartermaster-General, 3 21 Brevet Mujor-Oeneral, U. 8. A. F KAMIFOKD ARSENAL, OFFICE A. C. S. Philadelphia, Pa., March 15, 1K71. PEALED PROFOSALS in duplicate will be re ceived at this oillce until W M., April lf, ISTi, for lurntbhlLg tho irtsh feef required by the Hubiust c uce Department, V. S. A., at this BUtiou duriug Hie two months commencing May 1. ISIt. Informa tion as to eouditious, quality of oeef, payments, etc., can be obtained b, M 8 IB First Lieut. Ord., A. C. 8. xy I L 8 O N s CARPET ESTABLISHMENT, 8m NO. 611 Soutn SEVENTEENTH Street. AMUSEMENTS. JAVEN PORT'S OHESNUT STREET TfllEATR S. Admission, $1, 75, 60, and 25 cents. Commence at 8 o'clock. TnUflSn&Y EVKNING, April 13, Mrs. E. E Lewis' new Play of TH E MARQUIS For the rourth time. Mrs. K. L. DAVENPORT as Mario Supported by the UNEQUAT LED BTAR COMPANY. FRIDAY EVENING, BENEFIT OF PETER K ABEL. SCHOOL ON SATURDAY at 9 O'clock. Admission s cents, 60 cents, and 11. Box sheet for Lad'es and Children now open, and tickets secured from 9 until 4 o'clock. M RS. JOHN DREW'S ARCH S t'KEET THEATRE. Begins X to 8 o'clock. TO-N1UHT (Thursday), April 13, Lester Wallack s gn at play of kuskhalk: OR. TUB RIFLE BALT. Mrs. JOHN DREW as ROSA LEIUH, Aided by thn foil Company. FRIDAY Benefit of Miss I.IZZIR PRICK. SA ITRDAY lietiellt of Mr. S. HfcMPLE. MONDAY Benefit of Mr. L. L. J AMES. Seats secured six days In advance. WALNUT 8TREET THEATR . EVERY EVENIXG AT 8 AND SATl'RuAY AFTERNOON AT 2. ORKAT SUCCESS OK t he great Spectacular Pantomime entitled THK TIIKEE HUNCHBACKS. First appearance of the voumr. neencsn. and beautiful MAD'LLE MARIE BONFANTI. whose high reputation as a Danseuse stands upon record In everv city in Europe and America, W AINU tiOOJJKICIl, the ORIGINAL SKATERS, from Nlblo's Garden."'""'. A' CADEM Y.-n ASSLER BROTHERS' GRAND VOCAL AND INS i RUM KNTAL CONCERT, FRIDAY EVENING. Anrll 14. MISS PAULINE NININGER Prima Donna MB. WENZKL KOPTA Solo Violinist GRAND ORCHESTRA AND MILITARY BAND. Admission, fl; Reserved Seats. 60c. extra: Farrrllv Circle, oc. ; Amphitheatre, 25c. Tickets at North's musio btore and Academy or Music. AM ERIC AN ACADEMY OF MUSIC GRAND CONCERT BY BECK'S PHILADELPHIA BAND, No. 1. THURSDAY EVENING, April 13, 171. GRAND MILITARY BAND. In an Entire New Uniform. CHOICE SELECTIONS OF VOCAL AND INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC. Tickets, BO cents each. Reserved scats, 7S cents. 3 13 1 4 13 A S S M B L Y BUILDING. 1 UNEXAMPIED SUCCESS 1 GRAND COMBINA TION ENTERTAINMENT 1 IRISH ART, SCENERY, SONG, COMEDY. MELODY. WIT, AND HUMOR. IRELAND IN SHADE AND SUNSHINE, en entirely new series of Magnificent Paintings, illustiatmg tbe pnst and present glories of THE EMERALD ISLE, with appropriate vocal and Instrumental Music by the IRISn MINSTRELS AND COMEDIASS. EVERY EVENING at 8. Matinee on WEDNESDAY aud SAi URDaY at 8. 4 11 et Admission, 80 cents; Reserved Seats, 60 cents. II US ICAL FUND HAL L. AL MBS SUSAN GALTON-KELLEIIER. UKAN1 EAST lilt CONCERT, FRIDAY EVENING, April 14. (Her first, appearance In twelve months.) Mme. Josephine f-chimnf. Mr. Geo. Slnmson. of New York ; Mr. W. W. Gilchrist, Mr. Alfred tvelleher. by pei mission ot Mrs John Drew; and Mr. Frank Gilder, Solo Plsnist; Assistant Conductor, Mr. W. G. Dietrich. Tickets, 100. Doors open at 7. Commence at 8. Tickets for 8cle at North's. Gould's, and Boner's Music Stores, Chesnut street. 4 11 tf A ORAND BAZAAR IN AID'"OF THESICK POOR OF ST. MARY'S HOSPITAL Is NOV OPEN, and will continue ror two weeks at CON CEPT HALL, C1USNUT Street, above Twelfth. reason ticKcts, 2a cents, single admission, 10 cents. 413 AMERICAN MUSEUM AND MENAGERIE, Northwestcornerc.f NINTH and AKCHStreett. Onen dully from 9 A. M. till 10 P. M THE WONLERFUL ALBINO FAMILY. Living Wild A luuiis, Double-hump CaiueL Last week or the Grand Specteele of CHERRY AND FAIR STAR, Admission. 2fi cents. Performances over at lot P. M .. in order to e liable all livlnir at a distance to take the cars home 1212U IO N NEW AM Jv it 1 CAN THEATRE, OHESNUT J Street, aoove Tenth, A M USEM KNTS OF ALL NATIONS. . EVT,'Y EVENING And SATURDAY MATINEE. GP EAT CONGRESS OF STARS. Comprising tin best artists tn the country, who appear iu Grand Bailets, Dutch Oomedv, Local fetches, ftiii strelsy. KthioDlan Acta. Farce. Comlo Voculism, Pantomime, etc SOAP. SOIPI SOAP!! SO?!!! PATEKT PEEPUHED DETERSIVE. PATENT PERFUMED DETERSIVE. PATEKT PERFUMED DETERSIVE. This is tbe best and most economical LAUNDRY SOAP in tbe United States For house-cleaning, and wasblDg Flannel or Woollen Goods, It bas no equal. It Is sold by all grocers, and manufactured only by McKEONE, VAN HAAGEN; & CO., 8 IB wfmsm Philadelphia and New York. MILLINERY. M R 8. R. D I LOW, NOS. 323 AND 831 SOUTH STREET, FANCY AND MOURNING MILLINERY, CRAPE VEILS. Ladles' and Misses' Grape, Felt, Gimp,' Hair, Satin, Bilk, Straw and Velvets, Hats and Bonnets, French Flowers, Hat and Bonnet Frames, Crapes, Laces, Silks, Satins, Velvets, Ribbons, Sashes, Ornamental and all kinds of Millinery Goods. OOAL. P. OWEN A CO., OOAL DEALERS, FILBERT STREET WHARF, SCHUYLKILL. 8101y ONOWDON A HAU'S COAL DEPOT, CORNER? O DILLWYN and WILLOW Streets. Lehigh and Schuylkill COAL, prepared expressly for family use at the lowest cash prices. 1 IS a - DEP RTMFNT OF SURVBYS OFFICE OP CHIEF ENGINEER AND SURVEYOR. Puiladkli'UIA, Pa., April 6, 1STL NOTICE Duplicate plana of the revision of grades upon so much of the Twenty-seventh ward as is embraced within Forty-second aud Forty-sixth btreeta, aud Spruce Btreet aud Baltimore aveuue, are now prepared and deposited ror Inspection at the oillce of WILLI AM H. JONES, Surveyor and Reguiutor, No. 4ii40 MARKET Street, aad also at the ofllce of this Department, and tbe Board or Sur veyors have appoiuted MONDAY, April IT, 1871, at 1(JX o'clock A.M., to consider any objections that n ay be urged thereto rjy any citizen interested theieiu. r-'l KlUlvLANU KINEASS, 4 9 11 15 Bt Chief Englueer and Surveyor. Galvanized Elastic Cable Fencing Does not 'kink' In warm nor "snap" In cold weather. Is cheaper than niot wood feiioea; orna mental and durame: large quantities erected aad satisfaction given. Send for circulars, or see the feticlLg at the manufacturer's, l IT fmwlra PHILIP S. JUSTICE, No. 14 North riFTH Street, Philadelphia, Chops SEVENTEENTH and COATES Streets. IORMINH, EMKOSS1NO, PERFORATING, 1 Cutting aud Scoring Machines, for MemU, Bonnets and Hats, Paper and other materials, MOULDS. Dies, Punches, and Cutters. OKORUK C. HOWARD, 6 9 mi No. IT S. EIGHTEENTH btreet,