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THE, DAILY EvbhiNQ TELEGRAPH- PHILADELPHIA, TUESDAY, APRIL .25, 1871.
THE GOOD SAMARITAN. A SERMON Delivered toy the Rev. II. O. Ttattersott, D.I)., at St. Clement's Church, Philadel phia, on Bnuday Kventng, April 23, 1871. ' When BedcparUil He took out twopence .and gave thtm to Ihe h it, and laid unto him, lake care of him; and whateoever thou tpendest more, when 1 come again IicUl repay thee.'" Luke x, 35. The mystical interpretation of the parable of the Good Samaritan is, I doubt not, known to most of yon; yet it may be useful to state it briefly, while I take ocoasion from it to say a few words on the subject itsuggests the min istration of the Word and sacraments of Christ as a remedy against sin. The Good Samaritan is a representative of our Lord Jesus Christ. Th traveller is man himself, who early left his home, Jerusalem, the Holy City, the paradisal vision of peace, and went down to Jericho, the cily of the world. When once the gates of Eden were closed upon him, his course was ever and con tinually downward. His way lay through a vast and ever-widening moral wilderness, in which he fell among thieves, the evil crew of Satan, a robber and a murderer from the beginning. They stripped him of his raiment the deceat clothing of his origi nal righteousness they covered him with the wounds and bruises of sin, nor left him until (half -dead as he was in his trespasses) they thought his destruction and death were cer tain. In this condition, man could do nothing for his own reoovery. His case, as to any help in himself, was desperate; but with God all things are possible. In Ilia good time a means of recovery was provided. The dis pensation of the law, the exhortations of the prophets, did not reach the case. The law was weak; its priest passed by on the other Bide. The prophets came nearer to man, as did the Levite, for they tried to bring home the law to the consciences of the people, and ap pealed to them by the love and terrors of God. "Ifthere had been a law given, which could have given life, verily righteousness should have been by the law." But the law was weak and powerless to this end, and man could only wait for the fulness of time, in hope of more effectual aid. At length the blessed Son of God under took His weary journey and came to man, as he lay all wounded and helpless. He came full of compassion, and (that He might more fully sympathize wilh the weakness and wants of humanity) He laid aside His own glory, and came to man as a man, binding up his spiritual wounds, into which He poured wine (the blood of His passion) and oil the anointing of His Holy Spirit. The wine may also indicate the smarting which correc tion of sin produces, while the oil is the comfortable assurance of forgiveness. Man is then raised from the ground through the exaltation of his nature by the incarnation of Christ, ne is brought to the inn, which is the refuge and shelter of us all; the Church of the Acw Covenant; and there he is cared for with the most loving solicitude. Bat inasmuch as Christ could not always remain in the flash with maii aS became expedient for man that' he should go away, 7efc He would not leave Him alone and friendless. The Lord commits him to t- are of tba hoBt the ministry of Jl9 church in whoae ka1, he lltjes, like two pieces of money, S.S Word and Ilia sacraments. A sufficient provision for man's edidcation and support until he can enter upon the last stage of his heavenward journey. The parting command of the Saviour to His apostles and their successors concerning the wounded man is, "Take care of him;" or, as He said to St. Peter, "Feed my lambs" Teed my sheep;" anl there is a promise, "Whatsoever thou spendest more, when I come again I will repay thee." "If besides the due ministration of my word and sacraments, which I have committed to you, ye shall bestow, out of self-denying love and sympa thy, kind, healing words, gentle and lowly deeds, charitable thoughts, a pure intention, these things (even to a cup of cold water) I will not overlook ye shall in no wise lose your reward. It is to the ministration of the sacraments of Christ those two priceless pieces of money which ne has given to His churoh that I would now draw your thoughts. Let us oonsider this ministration as it is a remedy for sin; a remedy against the po'son of sin past; a remedy tending to its gradual and complete removal from our whole system. First. Consider the ministration of the "Word of God in the Church. How fully and systematically is that word read in the daily course of the let-sous, and in the weekly course ol epistle and gowpel! How are we, hour by hour, taught to take into our mouths, as part of daily heavenly food, the rich and exhanstless language of tbe Psalms of David! How is the liturgy of the Churoh, her matins and even-song, her various offices for special times and occasions, steeped, as it were, in the words of Scripture! And then to all this patient setting forth of the Word is added the illustration of the same, and its enforce ment by continuous and faithful preaching. In the face of such a constant proclaiming of the revealed will of God, such an orderly Betting forth of the history of man, such an increasing testimony to the misery which sin has brought into the world, there ought Burely to be no churchman of ordinary spiri tual apprehension and ordinary opportunities of grace, who is not convinced of sin, per suaded of its opposition to the will of God, its ruinous efi'eots on the human race, and its exceeding sinfulness in that it needed no leas an atonement than tbe shedding of the innocent blood of Jesus Christ, the beloved Son of God. "When we see how Bin cast the disobedient angels out of heaven, and our diso bedient first parents out of Paradise; bow it marred every effort under the law and the prophets for the bettering of man's fallen estate; how, even after the incarnation of the Bon of God it entered into the Church Which He founded, and introduced schisms and heresies; and is even now, day by day, rending into ever smaller shreds the seamless robe, when we see it in the unspeakable hor rors of war, and the throes and upheaving and convulsions of professedly Christian na tions, in the wrong and cruelty of man to man, and in the disquiet of the sinner's breast through his sin, the words so constantly rea 1 and preaohed to us from Scriptures touching sin, are brought home to us, and evermore proved before oar eyes and in our hearts. Surely nothing more should be wauted to awaken in ns that amazement at the dre 1 oonse(ueneeB of Bin, and that sharp fear of its punishment in ourselves, which is the first step in the case of most mea toward reoavery from it. After a while the further knowledge of the "Word will begin to excite in us a worthy hor ror of sin as a malignant, defiant opposition to the will of God and the terrible cause of the humiliation, the agony, and the death of Christ. Then follows the kindling of love towards ihe Kedeemer, through whom the restoration of man is effected, and a fountain opened for in and for all uncloanness. Tbe more we contemplate the mighty work which was necessary to undo the consequenoes of sin in the world, the more must we be filled with that love of our Divine Master which issues at length in a complete detestation of sin, ia a saving repentance, in the most watchful heed against future assaults of the evil within and without ns. The love exhibited in the atonecent pro vokes our love in return; and when Chat love is perfected in ns the bitterness of sin and the fears of its reward must be cist out forever. But tbe remedy for ein is neither iatellec tual alone, through understanding of Holy Scripture, nor selfish alone, through fear of the punishment of sin, or even through de sire for the blessedness of heaven; nor is it emotional alone, through a zealous love cf Him who so loved us; but it must come of grace infused into the heart an 4 soul, a gift direct from God. It is a participation vouch safed ns in the divinity of Him whose mem bers we were made in baptism. It is tho taking of our human nature into God; the extension to us of the incarnation of Christ. Began in baptism, it is increased to us in confirmation, and in all the ordinary ap pointed means of grace offered through the Church, and specially strengthened in worth) communion the feast upon the sacrifice of the body and blood of Christ. Without these divinely instituted means of grace, there could be no true conviction of pin; no repentance, no amendment, no love for Him who redeemed ns by His mighty passion and death. Thus the sacrament of baptism is our new .birth in Christ, the begiuning of our spiritual me, tne emigntenment of our moral under standing. Through its virtue we first conceive a filial love for Him who has thus begotten us anew in Christ, that we should be sons with Him and joint heirs in His everlasting kingdom. Through its light we discern the boundaries of good and evil; nor can we choo3e evil, after we have received baptism, without knowing what we are doing and wilfully abandoning the vantage-ground of truth and purity on which we had been placed. And even with regard to Bins after baptism, the power of the sacrament is not limited; it reaches forward as well as backward, and all the penitence of our after-life is but a striving to recover tho lost innocence which the waters of the holy flood of baptism bestowed upon us. Bnptism, therefore, is the prime sacrament of the Christian life; the sacrament most ne cessary to salvation; tho first remedy, the chief remedy ng&inst sin, original and aotual alike. Then what a mighty means for the with standing of sin is the sacramental rite of con firmation! Tho seven-fold gifts of the Spirit are poured out upon the worthy rociplent, and at the most critical period of their days they receive large increase of strength where with to fight the battle of life. Would that it were more common to bestow this gift before the special dangers of life come in like a flood upon the young soul, rather than when those dangers are already come! xnen mere is me least of lov kna thnnk f H01! -aoharist. This is be in deed and in truth worthy partakers in it and of it. For, in order to a worthy partakinc, there must be a very sincere repentance, an aotual forsaking of wilful sin, a sincere love for God and man. While the result of a worthy partaking is such a measure of spiritual strength and refreshment, such a drawing closer of the bonds of our union with Christ as makes us strong to resist the assaults and temptations of the Devil, and to bear the burden of that spiritual watchfulness and bodily self-denial essential to any real and true progress in a godly life. It is the nearest approach to heaven which mortal flesh can meke. In the language of our own bishops, it is indeed a "heavenly place." "In the bread and wine of that holy com munion, faith discerns the body and blood of our Saviour Christ; and to those who worthily receive that sacrament, how inesti mable its benefits ! It is unlike any other festival on earth. The host, whose table we surround as guests, is there set forth, evidently crucified before us; and though we do carnally and visibly press with oar teeth the sacrament of the body and blood of Christ, yet if we be void of a lively faith, we only eat and drink damnation to ourselves. "But though this table is ladon with sym bols of death; though we are to eat and flrink memorials of death the most fearful death that ever took place on earth, yet it is a most joyful feast, and we partake of it with a solemn gladness, and with a calm yet rejoicing soul. (Jur eyes, indoed, may overrun witn tears, as we remember how deeply, how fre quently, and how vilely we have sinned against the Blessed Saviour, our hearts, indeed, may throb with momentary anguish, as we call to mind the intense sufferings of the dying Jesus; but the pervading tone of the mind is that of holy joy, springing fro u peace with God, through the blood of the Cross. For that feast assures that "a full, perfect, and sufficient sacrifice oblation aud satisfaction has been made" for our sins; that the Atonement has been accepted of God; that that death has purchased for us eternal life; that blood secured our pardon; those merits have become to us a robe of righteousness; and thus clad in the garment of our Elder Brother, thus washed in the blood of Calvary, thus reconciled to God, and united to Christ by a living and s jul-purifying faith we approach with gladness, and gain there new assurance of mercy, new strength for duties, new supplies of peaoe, and a deeper fulness of joy in the noly Ghost. At the communion we get nearer to the heart of Jesus than at any other time. Like St. John, we then seem to lean upon His bosom, and feel beneath our head the puUe-btut of His lov, as He breathes over us the Spirit of holi ness and peace." These are not my own words; they are the words of our own bishop, and were they not an endorsement of every word I have taught on the subject I should not quota them here. The services of our Churoh are filled with blesbings, with good things, to be used as need requires. And these good things are common and free. "They are not only fitted for all the wants of life, they are free to be used by everybody when those wants come. There is something for every man and for every condition in which any man may be placed. There are words of comfort for the difetressed. There is instruction for the ig norant. There are thanksgivings for the rejoicing. There are confessions and for giveness for the penitent. For the sorrow ing there is hope. Can we ask that more be said to bring out the Samaritan ideal in the practical working of the Church? The Church of God that is, is meant to be, and 1b, a home and rest. A man is to feel as if ho wore in a Father's house, where ie may enjoy, all the house contains. How many eh.irchmen nnderstend this and act npon it ? How many of ns use the good freely given ns ? We are too mcdest or too thoughtless oerUinly very few cf u get half the good tLat we might or.t of tho Church. Consider the ptayers and thanl qgivingr concerning sickneaj, travail, and distress. Tha Church prays in general for "ail in trou ble, sorrow, need, sickness, or any other ad versity." But she ofTsra special petitions for individual cases. Tto humblest member of any parish may ask the prayers of all his brethren in the house of God in any Buffering or distress. The humblest soul may ask all to join wilh it in thanksgiving for any good that God has sent. The Church will ilr Lis special petition or his special thanksgiving 3 ana put it up as ner common onering to God. In this, especially, the family character of the Catholic Church comes cut of the close ness of the unity wherein, "if one member suffer, all tho members suffer with it." She makes common caiiHe wilh all her children. The loneliest sufferer is not alon. The most single-handed toiler does not toil single handed. She seoks to bind all in loving bonds and knit together all her ruemuess in a common life, with cccimon interests, hopes, and aim?. In thus setting before you, my brethren, the ministration of the word and the sacra ments of Christ in the Church as a remedy against sin, we would neither boast ourselves too highly, nor would we undervalue those who do not possess the same high privileges. We feel that the very greatness of our spirit ual gifts is an abundant reason for oar own exceeding care that we do not, amid such almost limitless means of grace, prove fruit less and unprofitable. It will be grievous indoed to see those who had far less advantages than ours out stripping us in the heavenly race. Very ter rible will be our condemnation if, in spite of all our helps and blessings, we come short of the prize of our everlasting race. Church men, above all who profess and call them selves Christians, ought to fear aud tremble the most in working out their salvation; aud while at the present day we are tempted to bewail the many hindrances which lie in the way, obstructing the free energies of the Church, letnsremembertoour shame that few of us live up to and use the privileges and opportunities we already popsess. Ve have not yet proved so faithfui in few things as to entitle us to claim tho use of many things. We are not so catholic in our lives as the Church to which we belong is catholio in her teaohing, in spite of all her chains and fettejs. Let us use what gif t3 wo have, and God will surely bestow upon us His larger bless ings. Let us pray not only with our lips, but let it be the living prayer of our daily walk and conversation, that we may first daly appreciate the means of grace already ollered us, that that which is good among ns may be strengthened by use; and then, when we have shon ourselves capable of higher and better things, tljn.t which is want ing to us may, in ine tender pity of the grea Head of the Church, be vouchsafed to us. Le us ask ourselves "What is the work of tLe Church in tho world?" Is it to gather a few respectable men and women in the church once in a week to hear the sermon ? Ia it merely to be a useful institution in providing for tho wants of the poor? Ah, no! It is to grapple with the deadly power of sin, to close wilh tbe devil in bin own palaoa, to drive him from his dwelling-place, the human heart. Is the Church in America really doing this work? Is it exercieiug any real power in this awful contest? We have well-filled churches, but what proportion of the many hearer are really doers of the Word? Do we not hear the mournful plaint every day of the lo.v state of morals all through the land? What power has tho Chnrch of God to-day among the lmsses? Is not the state of morals of a large propor tion of this great city something saddeniag and terrible to contemplate? Three or four hundred thousand peoplo in this city to-day who have not said one prayer or hymned one word of praise to God. What is the Chnrch doing for such ns these? What is the result of the work of tbe Church during the first century of her existence on this continent? "We found the savage stranger lying in his degradation, and, pnssing by on tho other side, we have allowed the pillage, rapine, and murder of a so-called Christian government to scatter their bleaching bones on every hillside in the land! We call ourselves a Christian nation, and yet we are a nation of unbaptized, non-communicating, skeptical, unbelieving believers. And yet we fold our hands with self-com placency, thanking G-d that we are not as other men; boasting of our f roedom of speeoh, we shut our eyes to the fact that it has be come freedom of slander ! Our brethren on every Bide, sick and wounded, weary and helpless, cry to us for succor, and we "pass by on tbe other Bide. O God of pity, lieip ns ! lsit in mercy this vine which Inou bast planted! liaise up, we pray Thee, Thy power, and come among us ! By iby bountitui graoe and mercy help and deliver us ! Cast us not away for our bins, O Lord ! but give us repentance and for giveness through the blood of Jesus Christ our Lord. WATOHgB, JEWELRY, CTO. GOLD MED AL REUULlTOItS. . W. B1IJ8SULX,, No. 22 NORTH SIXTH STREET, Pegs to call the attention of the trace and customers to the annexed letter: TRAK3I JTION. 'T take measure to announce that I have srtven to Mr. G. W. RU&SKLL, of Philadelphia, tue exclusive sale of all goods of uiy manufacture, lie wUM be utile to sell them at tue very lowest prices. "GUSTW BECKER, First Manufacturer o Regulators, "Freiburg, uermany. TOBACCO. LEAF TOSACCO. 100 CASKS CHOICE CONNECTICUT WRAPPERS, Crop is9. For sale by DAVID L. KETLER, Nos. BO and 62 South FOURTH Street, 4 7 J mrp Philadelphia. E D WAR O PO J T I &C O, , IMPOR'I EKS OF FOREIGN PRODUCE, Wines, Oil, Fruits, Cigars, WPOi.EALB AND RETAIL, Io. OOJ, U'AlU'V tttreet, FHlMDKliHlIA. IDWAKD POKTI. 13275 JAMKS W. OiVBKS. TORN FARNUM & CO., COMMISSION MER- fj chants and Manufacturers or ronetttoira Tick ing, etc bio., Ko. -a ClL&dUT bUeet, pulladet- puiu. EDUOATIONAL. JJAKVAKD UNIVEliBITY, CAMBRIDGE, MASS., CornpriBee the following Dcpartaaonta: Harvard College, the University Lectures, Divinity SoLoc Law School, Mellcal School, Dental School, LaArrence Scleutloo School, School of Mining and Practical Geology, Burs'!? Institution (a Koheol of Agriculture and Horticulture), Botanic Garden, As tronomical Observatory, Museum of Compwattve Zoology, Peabody Museum ef Archaeology, Eplaoepal Theological School. Tha aext academic year begins on September S3, 1S71. The Drst examination for admission to Harvard College will beg-tn June S9, at 8 A. M. The second examination for admission to Harvard College, and the examinations for admission to the Sctentlflo and Stlnlnr Schools,; will begin September 89. The requisites for admission to the College have been changed this year. There is now a mathematical I'ternatlve for a portion of the classics. A circular describing the new requisites and recent examina. tlca papers will be mailed on application. T .MVERSITV LECTURES. Thirtv-three courses In 1-sro-Tl, of whicii twenty begin In the week Feb ruary 12-19. These lectures are intended for gradu ates o colleges, teachers, and other competent adults (cien or womn). A circular describing them will be called on application. THE LAW SCHOOL, bas been reorganized this year. It has seven l&structors, and a library of 16,eoo volumes. A circular explains the new course of study, the requisites for the degree, and the cost of attending the schooL The second half of the year begins February M. For catalogues, clrculara, or Information, ad- dress J. W. HARRIS. 963m Secretary. E D Q E H I L L C U O O I 4IKRCHAKTVILLR, N. J., Four Miles from Philadelphia. The session commenced MONDAY", April 10, isn. For circulars apply to Rev. T. W. CATT3LI THE REV. DR. WELLS' X EOARDING SCHOOL FOR LITTLE BOYS From Six to Fourteen years of age. Address the Rev. DR. WELLS, 2 23 tutt82m Andalusia, Pa. PROPOSALS. riX CONTRACTORS AND BUILDERS JL SEALED PROPOSALS, Indorsed "Propo sals for Building a Public School- house In the Twenty-second Ward." will e received by the undersigned at tne oillco. south east corner of SIXTH and A DELPHI StreeU. until THURSDAY, Arril 27, 1S71, at 12 o'clock M., lor bunding a I'ubiic school-house ou a lot of ground situate on Alien s lane, Mount Airy, Twenty second ward. Said school-house to be built In accordance with the plans of L. H. Esk'r, Superintendent of Scnool Buildings, to ne seen at tne omce oi tne Board of Public Education. No bids will tie considered unions accompanied by a ceitlUeato from tLe Oity Solicitor tnat tho provi sions of an ordinance approved May 25, I860, have been complied with. 'l he contract will be awarded only to Known mas ter builders. By order of the Committee on Property. 1L W. UALLI WELL i 14 Secretary. T7N1TED STATES ENGINEER OFFICE, U Tuikd Story union bank bcu.hinos, " f 371.) r ayette street, near unaries, Balt.more. Md.. March 2S, 1371. PROPOS ALS are Invited for dredging a channel through Fredeilchsmirg and Spotiswood Bars, In the Rappahannock river, Proposals, to ba nailed, in duplicate, rmluretl on ovtxhle, and accompanied by a copy of this advertisement, will be received umll noon or April 28, 1871, and will he opened In ten tiiinstts thereafter, in presence of such binder as may w ish to be present, separate Propoxate will bj also received for removing one wreck in Kroderlcks burg bar. rim material is easuy removed, 'i ne channel is not to exceed 80 feet iu width or 8 feet In depth at mean low water. The locality is sneltered. Tne tide rises abi-ut two leet Forms of proiioral and any desired information to be had on application at this oltlce. The riKht to reject any bin is reserved. Wid. P. ORAIQHILL, 3 29 Major of Engineers U. S. A. 0 U A RTEKM ASTER'S OFFICE, UNITED faTATKb AltJlY, Philadelphia, Pa., April 5, 1ST1. SEALED FROFOSALS in triplicate will bo re ceived at this otlice until 12 o'cloc M. on MONDAY, Way 6, 1&71, lor tuo delivery or niteen (15) coras oi merchantable hard Wood, at each of the lollowlng- naiued .National cemeteries, viz. : Aniispolls. Md. ; Culpeper, Va.; City Point, Va. ; Danville, Va.; Fredericksburg, Va.; Fort Harrison, Va. ; Olendale, Va. ; Cold Harbor, Va., the last three near Richmond, Va. ; Poplar Grove.Va., near Peters burg, Va. ; Richmond, Va, ; Staunton, Va. ; Seven Pines, Va. ; Winchester, Va.; Hampton, Va, ; York town, Va. ; tiewbern, N. C. ; Raleigh, N. C. ; Salis bury, N. C. ; and Wilmington, N. (5. The Wood to be delivered in such quantities and at such times as the Superintendents at eacn of the Cemeteries nay respectively desire. Forms for proposals furnished upon application to this Olllce. HEN RY C. HODQES, 4 B tit Major and Quartermaster U. S. Army. u. 8. ENOINKER OFFI C E, Tnian Story Union Bank Building, Fayettk St., kkak Cuaklks 3h Baltimore, Md., March 29. 1871 PROPOSALS are Invited for excavating a channel In the James rlvtr, at tbe Rocketts, near Richmond, Va. Proposals, to be sealed, in duplicate, endorsed on vvtmue, and accompanied by a copy or this adver tisement, will be received until noon or April 29, lbil. aud will be opened in 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 bouldera. The channel Is not to exceed ISO reet In width or 18 feet In depth at mean high water. The locality Is sheltered. 1 he tide rises about 2!tf reet, Forms or proposal and any desired information to be had on application at tins oinoe. The right to reject any bid is reserved. WM. P. CKAIOniLL, 3 S3 Major or Engineers U. S. A. QUARTERMASTER'S OFFICE, U. S. ARMY, V i uiLAnELPHi a, ra., marcn 3i, isu. SEALFD PROPOSALS In duplicate will be re- reived at this otlice until Vi o'clock M. on Monday, May 1, 1871, for building a brick or stone wall with one double and one single Iron gate, around the National Cemetery at Annapolis. Md. Bidders will bo required to specify the price per lineal foot, and no bid will be entertained that does not conform to this requirement. Forms ror propo na's aud fpeciiications furnished upon application to tills omce. nENRYC. HODGES, 3 31 Major and Quartermaster U. S. A, MARBLE WORKS. H. S. TARE, & SON'S MANUFACTORY OF Carved and Ornamental Marble Work, CllRIIt Street, above Seventh, 1 80 8m PHILADELPHIA OOAL. P. OWEN A CO., tlOAL DEALERS, FILBERT STREET WHARF, SCHUYLKILL. 8101y CNOWDON A RAU'S COAL DEPOT, CORNER O D1LLWYN and WILLOW Streets. Lehigh and Schuylkill c al, prepared expreawj mi huuuj ujw at the lowest caan prions. S R Y S PATENT COMBINED WATER-COOLER AND REFRIGERATOR baa proved lueix to be superior to any la the market.' 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Ao. 804 WALSUT St., just obow Snd. fcl'OWN.-The Inmnn T.ln nf u.t Steamers are appointed to sail as follows : uiiy oi crassem, Saturday. April ti. at 8 P. M. City of London, Watnrday. April 29. at 1 P. M , Cltv of Dublin, via Halifax, Tuesday, May 8, at 1 Cltv of Antwrrn. Woilnoarlftv. Mvi f a x u- P. ' ,iv "i i in. And f-flch RUV,CWiTUi Sam tvl aw n,wi & 1 1 m . - - n - huv BiKli LAO In I 1AHH day, from pier No. 4ft North river. By Mall Steamer Sailing every Saturday. Payable in irolrt. PucoKio in st. First Cabin. lift, Steerage '. .130 Ta Tendon cn m I..,.,,- To Halifax sol To Halifax ih sim, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, etc,, at reduced CltfiB ro Tickets enn he boneht, hp at mnrinrn persons wishing to send for their friends. For farther Information apply at the company's Office. JOHN tt. DALE, Agent, No. 18 Broadway, N. Y.l Or to O'DONN ELL ft FAULK, Agents, No. 403 CHESNUT Street. PtlladelDhia, rpEB RKOULAR STEAMSHIPS ON THE PHI L. LaPKLPHlA Ann cmRMfiiTiiv otvim SHIP LINE are ALONE authorized" to Issue througt umavi minus i alienor points soutn and West ir .(rnflnnHiii, with t: .. . . . fiAMnwH ti. - wjuibvMwij wnu Duum vaiuiiim rut 1 1 rutin vjcrnnanv, I I UW LM T TUT T. ( Vice-President So. C. RR. Co. - TC tITTTT inprrtTTTI . riUfcLlMAIL STEAMSHIP COMPANY'S hp. o I l.AK SEMI-MONTHLY I.ITJII To icvur LEANS. La. W" Thft .TI'NIATA will Bftfl fnr Moor OrUon. i tt .... ..... vimauo. itaiiir vana, on Tuepclay, May 9, at 8 A. M. ine wiu sau irom new Orleans, via Ha vana, on . May through dills of LADING at as low rates as by any other route given to MODILE, GALVES TON, 1ND1ANOLA. ROCKPORT, LAVAgoa, and BRAZOS, and to all points on the Mississippi river hf-t.wpfn Np w Orlp.fltm and fit. T.nnla it . - . - --- uvu.a. VVjVA ftlVUl freights reshlpped at New Orleana without charge of commissions. WEEKLY LINK TO SAVANNAn, GA. ' The WYOMING wiil sail for Savannah on Sat urday, April W, at 8 A. M. mo TUMAWANA.A will sail rrom Savaanan on Snturdaj, April n. ruitOLUii JJILL3 of LADING given to all the principal towus In Georgia. Alabama. Florida. Mis sissippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, aud Tennessee In con nection with the Central Railroad of Georgia, At- -hulic auo uaii uauroao, ana r ioriaa steamers, at 8 slow rates aa by competing lines. SEMI-MONTHLY LINE TO WILMINGTON, N. C. The PIONEER will sail for Wilmington on Tuesday, April 25, at 6 A. M. Returning, will leave w nmington Tuesday, may 8. Connects with the Cape Fear River Steamboat Compcny, the Wilmington and Weldon and North Carolina Railroads, and the Wilmington and Man- .. V. . ....... Tl.il T . . ' 1 I .... I H..t.... Freights lor Columbia, S. C, and Augusta, Ga., take n via Wilmington at as low rates as by any otter route. Insurance effected when requested by shippers. Bills of lading signed at Queen street wharf oa or before day of sailing. wu-ljaju L. JAjiiss, uenerai Agent, No. 130 S. THIRD Street. T I I, I 1 ri . n .. . i. urn i nt'Li PlllLADP.Lf 111 A. RICHMOND AND NORFOLK STEAMSHIP LINE, THROUGH FREIGHT AIR LINE TO 1 HE SOUTH AND WEST. Steamers leave every WEDNESDAY and SATUR DAY "at noon," from FIRST WHARF above MAR- RET Street. No bills of lading signed after 12 o'clock on sailing day. THROUGH RATES to all points In North and South Carolina, via Seaboard Air-line Railroad, con necting at Portsmouth, and atLyuchburg, Va., Ten nessee, and the West via Virginia and Tennessee Air-llne, and Richmond and Danville Railroads. Freights HANDLED BUT ONCE and taken at LOW EK HaTES than by any other line. No charge ror comminsions, drayage, or any ex pense of transfer. Steamships Insure at lowest FREIGHTS RECEIVFD DAILY. State-room accommodations lor passungcra. WM. P. FOKVKh, Agent, Richmond and City Point. T. P. CROWELL fc CO., Agents, Norfolk. PHILADELPHIA AND nilART.RSTnN Us-PHILADELPUIA and CHARLESTON STEAMSHIP LINE. THURSDAY LINE FOR CHARLKSTON. The first-class Steamship FalL RIVER, captain HI ckliy, will sail on Thursday, Anrll 87, at 18 o'clock, noon, from Pier 8, North Wharves, above Arch street. Through bills of lading to all principal points In Sonth Carolina, Georgia, Florida, etc., etc. Rates of freight as low as by any other route, yor rrelght or passage apply on the Pier, as above. WM. A. COURTENAY, Agent In Charleston. -.rr. FOR NEW YORK DAILY VIA JS332delawa he and RARITAN CANAL. kvi'KKSS Si'KAMbOAT COMPANY. Tlie CHEAPEST and QUICKEST water commu nication between rnnaoeipnia aua .ew xoric. Steamers leave DAILY Irom first wharf below MARKET Street, Philadelphia, and foot of WALL Street. New i orK. THP.nl Gil IN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS. Goods forwarded by all the lines running out of New York, Norm, taat, anu est, nee oi commis- Freight received dally and forwarded on accom- modatlng terms. JAMES HAND, Agent, No. 119 WALL Street, New York. ,fP ,, Nk-W EXPRESS LINE to ALEX XiaSANDRIA, GEORGETOWN, AND WaMUNGION, D. C, Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, connecting with Orange and Alexandria Tiallrnnd. steamers leave regularly every SATURDAY at noon, from First Wharf above MARKET Street. Freights received dally. HY'DB TYLER. Agents, Georgetown, D. C. M. ELDRIDGE & CO., Agents, Alexandria Va. DELAWARE AND CHESAPEAKE TOW-BOAT COMPANY. uor..uu t.nwed between Philadelphia. Baltimore. TioUr-rt.orace. Delaware City, and intermediate p0lt'APTAIN JOHN LAUGnLIN, Superintendent. ' PHILADELPHIA. WILLIAM pTcLYDE k CO., AGENTS For all the above lines, m..,M. where I further Information may be obtained. LOIULLARD STEAMSHIP OOMPARY Volt NEW TO UK, BAILING TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS, AND SAT- URDAY8 AT NOON. INSURANCE ONE-EIGHTH OF ONE PER CENT. Ho bill of lading or receipt signed for less than arty cents, and no insurance effected (or lesa than one dollar premium, For further particulars and rates apply at Com pany's oalce, pier 83 East river, New York, or to JOHN F. OlIL, PIER 19 NORTH WHARVES. N. i, .Extra rates on small package! Iron, metalaf eta jrfr. ' FOR NEW YORK, VIA DELAWARE Lr.-i.-j-.and Karitan canal. bVV 1 bi SI RE TRANSPORTATION COMPANY. DESPATCH AND SWIF1 SURE LIN El Tbe steam propellers of this company leave daily at li M. and 6 P. M. Through in twenty-four hours. Goods forwarded to aay point free of commission. Freights takea oa accommodating terms. Apply to WILLIAM M. BATRD k CO., Agenta, No. Wi bouta DELAW ARE Avenue. a-. smppiNa. F OK SAVANNAH, GEORGIA THE FLORIDA PORTS, AND THE SOUTH AND SOUTHWKST. GREAT SOUTHERN FREIGHT AND PA8SEN- CENTRAL RAILROAD OF GEORGIA AND AT. Win l ivj flrni UUL.ir JU 1 1, Kl JiVAfc VOIIR KTF.AMRP.4 A WKIIir TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS, AND SATURDAYS. TnE STEAMSHIPS RAN SALVADOR f'ontoln Nli.bnrun hn m. NftSNortaKifen r "w WM. R. GARRISON, Agent, No. 6 Bowling Green. MONTGOMERY, Captain Falrcloth, from Pier No. I North River. R. LOW DEN, Agent, No. 93 West street. LTD. Pflrtflln tVirhnni fmn Pin vt . - ... 13 River "- " io Aast MURRAY, FERRIS fc CO., Agents, Nos. ei and 68 South street. GTTNKrtAT, RARXTTS r.nt.in innM No. 86 Norti. River: ' w LIVINGSTON, FOX A CO., Agents, No. 63 Liberty street. Insurance by this line ONE-HALF PER CENT Superior accommodations for passengers. ' Through rates and bills of lading ia connection ylth Uie Atlantic and Gulf Freight Hue. Through rates and bills of lading In connection Hth Central Railroad Of Georgia, to all point. C D. OWENS, I GEORGE YONUE, AentA.G.R.R., Agent C.R?R, No- g'9 Broadway. No. 409 Broadway. THE ANCHOR LINE STEAMERS Sail every Saturday and altemato Wednesday PaSRI'Bgers booked and fnrwnrriiit In on tmm an railway titations In Great Britain, Ireland, Ger many, Norway, Sweden, or Denmark and America .a,n,,rrm.-ui, cowioriaoiy, ana cneapiyaabv any other route or line. vt'-vw JSXPRRK8 6TEAUXKB. ANGLIA. RXTHA" BTBAMXBA, AUSTRALIA, lO W A, TYRIAN, BRITANNIA, IOWA, TYRIAN, BRITANNIA. BRITANNIA, COLUMBIA, From Pier 80 Nerth river, New York, at noon. Rote8 0f rassage, Payable In Currency, to Liverpool, Glasgow, or Derry : First cabins, $06 and 7S, according to location. Cabin excursion tickets (trood for tmrnisn mm.thav securing best accommodations, $130. intermediate, 133; steerage, lis. Certificates, at reduced ratpn ran ho hnnnht Yi by those winning to send for their friends. traits issued, payable on presentation. Apply at the company's oiiines to HENDERSON BROTHERS, No. 7 BOWLING GREEN. HITS STAR LINE" OCEANIO STEAM NA VTfl ATIOTT rflMP A MVH LINE OF NEW STEAMERS BETWEEN NEW YCRK AND LIVERPOOL, CALLING AT CORK IRELAND. The company s fleet comprises the following mno--. nlflcent full-powered ocean steamships, the six largest In the world : OCEANIC, Captain Mnrray. ARCTIC. ATLANTIC. Captain ThomDSon. BALTIC PACIFIC, Captain Perry. ADRIATIC. These new vessels have been designed SDeclallv for the transatlantic trade, and combine speed, safety, end comfort. rassenger accommoaations nnnvaned. Parties tending for their friends In tbe old conn. try can now obtain prepaid tickets. Meernge, a, currency. Other rates as low as any first-class line. For further particulars apply to IS MAY. IMRTB CO.. No. 10 WATER Street, Liverpool, and No. T EAST INDIA Avenue, LEA DEIS HALL Street, London: or at the company's ofllces, No. 1 BROADWAY, New York. a . ii. ora.m.a, Agent. FOR ST. THOMAS AND BRAZIL. UNITED STATES AND BRAZIL STEAM SHIP COMPANY. REGULAR MAIL STEAMERS sailing On th 83d of every month. MflRKifliAt'K, captain wier. SOUTH AMKRICA, Captain E. L. TlnklepangQ. NORTH AMERICA, Captain G. B. Slocum. These splendid steamers sal on schedule time. and call at St. Thrnnas, Para, Fernambuco, Bahla, and Rio oe tianeiro, going ana returning. For engage ments of freight or passage, apply to wm. it. uAiotisu.N, Agent, No. 5 Bowling-green, New York. OORDAOE, ETO. CORD ACS. XIaniLU, Slial and Tarred Corda&3 At lowact Raw York FrloM asd Vralcbta, EDWIN n. FITT.KR At CO raotoiT, THPTH Bt. and aEBMANTOWH Avnaai tor. Ho. 83 a. WATKB Bt. and 93 D DELAWARB Avanna. PIvILADELFHIA JOHN S. LEE fc CO., ROPE AND TWINE MAN1 FACTUREKS. DEALERS IN NAVAL STORES, ANCHORS AND CHAINS, SHIP CHANDLERY GOODS, ETC.. Nob. 46 and 48 NORTH WHARVKS. GOVERNMENT SALES. Q.OVERNMENT SALE. Will be sold at public auction at the UNITED STATES CUSIOM HOUSE, on THURSDAY, April 87, 1871. at lu o'clock A. M., the following-described property, seized at the Port of Philadelphia, P., for violation or the revenue laws or the United States:. June S3, 1S70, from Brig Lophemla, from Zaza, 1 lot cigars. September 16. 1879, from Brig Thnsnelde, from. Liverpool, 1 keg rum, 1 dem. whlaky. September SI, 1878, rrom Schooner Wllhelmlna, from Liverpool, 17 pieces old Iron. September 81, 1S70, from Ship Enoch Talbot, from,' Liverpool, 1 hamper iron stoneware, 8',' doz. brown, stout. October 18, 1870, from Bark Abbie N. Franklin,, from Leghorn, 10 boxes soap, 1 bjx salad oil, 1 marble stab. October ss, 1870, from Canal Line, from New York,, 1 chtk brandy. February ti, 1871, from Brig John Chrystal, front PerDamouco, 8 bags sugar. March 7, lb71, from Brig Oeorgo K. Dale, from Cardenas, 1 bbl. molasses, l dem. rum. March 9, 1871, from Brig Ueloise, from Fernam buco, 1 tbl. sugar. March 4, 1871, from Schooner C. A. Farnaworth, from Jamaica, 1 bag coffee, 1 obi. s agar, 1 bbl. rum, 1 keg rum. March 11. 1871, from Schooner Mary E. Smith, from Trinidad de Cuba, 1 bbl. sugar and X bbl. Any person claiming said property la required to appear aud bin with the Collector of Customs of Philadelphia his claims to the sime within 80 days Irom date of first publication of this notice. HENRY 1). MOORK, Co lector of Customs. , JAMES A FREEMAN, 1 4 13 85 Auctioneer. . . FUHNITUKt. jokeph H Campion (late Moore & Campion), WILLIAM BMITH, RICUABJ) B. CAUrlOH, SMITH & CAMPION, Manufacturers of FINE FURNITURE, UPUOLSTERINGS, AND 1N TERIOR HOUSE DECOR ATIONS, No. 949 SOUTH THIRD Street Manufactory, Nos. SIB and SIT LEVANT Street, Pnuadelphla. . 91 COPYINQPEESSES. Jnst received, a Large Assort ment or the Latest Styles COPYING PRESSES. WM. M. CHRISTY, Stationer and Printer, NO.A3T S. THIRD Street, Opposite Girard Bank. 1 28 eod SAXOTJ GREEN. Is Brighter, wHU not Fade, Costs Leas than any other btcbute It will Paint twice aa much surface, hOLl) BY ALX. DBAl.KUt IN PAirJTS. J, H. WEEKS A CO., Mannfactnxert 19 If N. lit N. FOUUfU L, PhiUdelpkUu A