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TI1E DAILY EY KiN lNG TELEGRAPH PHILADELPHIA, THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 1871.
THE RED REVOLT. Collapse of the Commune The Closing Scenes of the Struggle Terr; Mb Encounters ia the Streett of Parig The City in Flames. The following extracts from late foreign papers show the final struggle in Paris to have been even more desperate and destruc tive than was represented in the cable des patches: PARIS IN FLAMES BURNING OF THE TOILEBIE9. "oris (May 24) Correspondence London Times. At dark I climbed upon the top of the Hotel Chatham, and a sight, such, I trust, as I never may see again, met my view the southwest of Paris was a sheet of flame, and I began to fear that the menaces which we had scoffed at as idle threats were about to become a terrible reality. From Auteuil to Montrouge the heavens were lit up by a series of conflagrations which died away in sul phurous smoke only to burst forth again with a loud report, and spread still farther west ward. We were at a loss to conceive what could be on fire. Passy seemed smouldering slowly, the real bluze being more in the direction of Luxembourg. It shot up in showers of sparks, revealing a dark mass of dome that loomed black against the sky. This we took to be the Pantheon, and rejoiced in the fact that the river lay between ns and the advancing tide of ilame. The smoke spread slowly, but surely, and some one announced that the Pan theon had caught fire. We saw light shining through the roof, and presently an immense jet of flame shot straight up into the sky, re vealing a form which was at onoe reoognized as the central pavilion of the Tuileries. A cry of horror burst from the lips of the peo ple who had assembled on the roof at the dis covery of the terrible truth, and we gazed fascinated as the flames licked rapidly the mass of buildings, shooting up from time to time in long forked tongues, accom panied by heavy white clouds of naphtha-smelling smoke. Although at bo great a distance from the scene of operations, we could hear the roar and the clatter of shiver ing slates and rafters, while we were so well , lit np in our position on the roof that bullets began to whistle in our direction, probably from the Linesmen on the Opera-house, who took us for members of the Commune cele brating our hideous victory. Shells whizzed past ub, rattling down in neighboring streets, and we began to feel our situation precarious. By this time the great Pavilion was a mere skeleton of golden light cut by ourved ribs of black, and crowned by a square gallery. It reminded me somewhat of St. Peter's when illuminated, St. Peter's, of course, appearing as a toy in contrast. I continued to Btare, Bcarce daring to believe my eyes, when suddenly there was a vivid light; the Pavilion had sunk in with a crash, and a stream of sparks flew straight into the heavens, literally mixing with the stars. (Steadily the fire advanced with a certainty that indicated the presence of petroleum in large quantities, and we were forced to admit at last that the great collection of the Louvre was to be sacrificed. Fortunately the pictures of the Italian school are hidden away, but who shall replace the antique statues the Venus of Milo and the Polyhymnia that are destined to be destroyed by the diabolical spite of the madmen who have been a terror to ns for so long. The sight and the reflections which it engendered were so awful as to blind us to the presence of other conflagrations that were springing up along the line. A huge red bar like a giant f xiiace indicated that a large portion of the Quartier St. Germain was being destroyed, while a light in the Palais Royal and another in the Luxembourg suggested the idea that all Paris was indeed to be destroyed, and that at any moment our own quarter might be sent into the air through the agency of powder or petroleum in the sewers which run under the principal thoroughfares. Sick at heart I lay down, to be awakened shortly after by vio ent detonations. RAISING THE BARRICADES. Pari Correspondence of the London Timet. The rapidity with which the barricades sprang up on Monday (22d ult.) was per fectly amazing. One passed down a street one hour without difficulty, but, coming back the next, found a barricade some three or four feet high already rising across it, and not to be approached, as every civilian who came near was expected to lend a hand in making it. This was, indeed, the problem of the morning how to get about without being seized and impressed into barrioade-buuaing, A regular trap was laid for unwary passers by, and it was amusing to watch, from a safe distance, the process by which tuey wore caught. A sentry, placed so far from the bar ricade as not to excite suspicion, did not take any notice of them as they advanced towards it, but when, on getting up to it and seeing their danger, they tried to turn, he politely informed them that there was no objeetion to their staying where they were, but as to going back, that was out of the question. Mean time, his comrades came up and carried oil' their victims in triumph to the barricade, occasionally cutting short all resistance or argument by pointing bayonets and even re volvers at them. PARIS AiUZOKS AND CHILDREN AMONG THE PRISONERS. Paris Correspondence London Seise . Among the prisoners marched into Ver sailles were a company of the Amazons of the Seine, and a battalion of patriotic children The former were dressed as vivandieres Borne who had shown themselves restive wars handcuffed. One had a child strung on her back. The arm of another was in a sling, The habit-shirt of another pretty brunette vas covered with fresh blood. Another Amazon was wounded. They all 'shovel symptoms of fatigue, bnt still woro a defiant air, and did not seem to belong to the class with which the Magdalen asylums are peopled. All were not young; inaeea, matrons were more numerous than maidens in this baud of female warriors. They were f oread to wilk at a quick pace under the broiling sun, by a troop of mounted gendarmes. Tneir i advent in the streets of Versailles was the cause of much mirth among the people. Oae stout old woman, who responded to the smile of the by-standern by disrenynefnl putoiniiuj, 'was bailed as Mere DucltHime. Ia one de tachment of 200 National Guards, 10 of thjm were children not 12 years old. Tne young patriots seem to feel that the eyes of Europe were npon them, and posed accordingly. ILey wore the uniform of the National Guards. rEISONIBS MURDERED FEBOCTTX OF THB IABIS WOMEN. Paris Correspondence (May 84) of the London Time. A gentleman whose word is beyond dispute told me that be witnessed from an upper window the storming of the barrioade on the Boulevard Malesherbes, and that ne saw with his own eyes the rebels lifting the butts of their muskets in token of surrender, whioh canned tho linesmen to advanoe aoross the barricade. No sooner did they approach within a few paoes than the muskets were suddenly reversed, and a plunging fire laid some fifty of them writhing in a heap. This morning, while walking on the line des Petits Champs, I saw a soldier fall, struck by a bullet from an unseen hand. An offioer who was fiassing told me that many men had lost their ives in this manner, and that the delinquents were instantly shot, lie also told me that at the Batignolles barricade yesterday a woman went up to the officer in command to ask a question, and that before he had com pleted his answer she had drawn a revolver and shot him through the head. The soldiers were ho infuriated that they forgot her sex and riddled her with bayonet thrusts. Among the 20 persons who were exeouted this morning at the corner of the Rue lloyale two were women. I Baw myself four men taken possession of at 8 o'clock this morning close to the Magasins du Louvre. They were kicked and cuffed until they reached the Palais Iloyal gate, and there against the burn ing house they had their hands tied, and were foroed to kneel. A woman rushed from the crowd with a scream, and, clinging to one of them, announced herself his sister. She was ruthlessly torn away and carried back to the throng, while a dozen soldiers advanced and calmly Bhot them down; a piece of torn carpet was thrown over their remains, and every man went about his business as though nothing unusual had occurred. Escorts with prisoners are continually passing about the streets followed by a jeering mob, which counts more women than man among its ranks women who hoot and clap their hands, and insult their victims to their hearts' con tent. Verily, it was with truth that Voltaire declared that a "Parisian woman was half tiger and half monkey!" A SUMMARY EXECUTION. Versailles (Kay 25) Corres. of the London Sews. I noticed that there were many old men among the prisoners. Friends accounted for this by explaining that the greybeards of the Paris ateliers took up arms to stimulate the young men. When the juniors showed a tendency to take to their heels, they rushed to the post of danger, lhey belong tothe old-fashioned class of Paris emeutiersho, at the bidding of the bourgeoisie, desoended into the streets, chased Charles a, and, pro voked by the same bourgeoise, threjr up bar ricades, from which they were dislodged by General Cavaignao. The whole way to Sevres the road was crowded witn trains of wagons, ambulance vans, policemen, and cavalry escorting prisoners. To show the bitter ness of feeling among military men at Ver sailles, I may mention that when one of four field officers in conversation ex pressed a wihh to see the prisoners handed over for the benefit of science to the professorB of vivisection, the other three ap plauded the idea. While talking a young officer entered the cafe to refresh himself with a glass of beer. He was in command of a convoy of prisoners going to Satory, and said he had ridded his country of some of the scoundrels. One from fatigue, one from weakness, and two who were sulky had sat on a bank. He ordered them to get up directly if they did not want to be shot. "Shoot us," replied one of the prisoners. "I will, take you at your word, my good fellow, tne captain answered, "and I shall consider those who do not get up directly to be of the same mind as you." No one moved. The firing party was quickly told off, and the four men were corpses in another instant. The captain was highly commended by his brother offioers for his firmness, and when he had gone all fell to-praising bim. INDISCRIMINATE SLAUGHTER. Paris Corresjiondenee of the London Times. A harmless citizen was calmly struck with a bayonet in the Hue de la Paix for daring to insinuate a difference of opinion, and 1 my. self heard a quietly-dressed maid servant threatened with a similar fate for attempting to reach a distant chemist's shop in search of medicine for her sick master. At tne corner of the Hue L&fiitte I saw a woman shot for some imaginary offense, and recognized the effects of the terror according to the golden model of '93. Anxious to discover the state of affairs about the Hotel de Ville, I pene trated through the Hue St. Anne ane Marche dej St. Honore, the latter of whioh was strewed with plaster, brick, and class, shat tered down by the shells tnat clattered about our ears at every turn. A few steps further and I was ia the Hue de llivoli, with an am bulance friend and two young infirmieres, bent all of tbem on establishing a temporary hospital in the neighborhood of tne great barricade, which has been a bugbear to us so long, at the corner of Hue St. rloren- tin. We had not advanced many yards whan we perceived that shell and bullet were falling fast around ns, coming, as it seemed, irom some point above tne ruiaia ae i inaasirie We crawled along the wall "under the arcade, watching the dust fly up as a bursting shell fell npon the stones, when suddenly, without previous warning, there was a tremendous report close to our heads, followed by a rat tling down of masonry and a shower of glass The shock was so great that l closed my eyes for an instant, aud on pemng tne in per ceived my friend stretched upon the ground, bathed in blood, and half smothered in the debris of clocks and watches, which had been showered from a shattered window-front. A shell had burst against a corner of the aroade, the greater portion of it plunging into tne watchmaker's shop, one unlucky fragment striking my friend in the side and throwing him on the ground, from which he was never again to rise alive. INCIDENTS OF THE SECOND DAY'S FIGHTING, Paris (May 23) Corresponded of London Times, The Versailla's are closing surely round us, The Boulevards are untenable; heavy gnns have opened fire from the Place de l'Opera towards the Madeleine, which shakes our win dows. Bullets are thick in the Hue de la Paix. All shutters are ordered to be opened as well as doors to guard against troason irom within. The terrace of the Tuileries gardens fires npon the Palais de l'lndustrie; the tocsin has been violently rung all the morning. The barricade of the lice Koyale la firing upon the Invalides. It becomes momentarily more difficult to get about. A strauger is threat ened with being forced to beir a musket. Shells have fulleu in front of the Varieties Theatre. Shot were fired from a home in the Hue Hocbechouart upon some National Guard, who entered the Louse and 6umuiarily executed some persnnB who had arun ia their jHiMhetiKiou. Formidable barricades have beeu erected at distances along the Hue Lafayette. Women are descending from the Mont martre heights, armed with muskets to de fend them. The dying Commune continues U issue incendiary proclamations. The bar ricade of the Hue St. Florentin has been mounted with heavy siege gens. The fire still continnes to bum in the Ministers des Finances; some two hundred fireiren have gone to the spot. Archives strew the Hue de Hivoli, blown hither and thither by the shock of artillery. The desperate portion of the National Gunrds increases in insolenoe. I saw at the corner near the Cafe Voisin a supe rior officer offer to escort a shopman some little distance in search of provisions. The party consisted of several guards and a vican- dicre. The latter took imaginary offense, and charged the shopman with insulting her, upon which be was ordered to be shot. He trem bled violently, and the ticandiere, being ap peased, turned round and gave him her pro tection. The guard who had ordered the arreBt stood on his dignity and insisted on his instant execution. Tidings now arrived that the barricade at the end of the street was attacked. This drew off the attention of the guard, and the delinquent escaped. TEARING DOWN THE RED FLAG A DARING FEAT. Paris (Mai 24) Correspondence of the London Times. A terrible f nsilade was meanwhile raging in the streets adjoining the Opera-house, and we watched with intense anxiety the move ments of the red-legged people on the roof of that building. A man crawled cautiously up the balustrade, half enveloped in a huge tricolor, which ho succeeded in planting on the angle of the building. A sort of sub dued clapping of hands might have been heard from sundry neighboring windows; but the whole work was not yet complete the red flag had to be got down from the lyre of Apollo on the front, a by no means easy task considering that the figure is upwards of 30 feet high, and within direct range of the Federal troops below. Several men endea vored to shoot it down with chassepot bul lets, but this attempt, although reiterated, proving a failure, one young fellow, more daring than the rest, aotually climbed from limb to limb of the gigantic bronze, and tore it down witn Lis two bands, while bullets whistled around him, striking every now and then the frieze or coping of tbe pedestal. He accomplished his task in safety, and dis appeared with his trophy. CHASING THE COMMUNISTS A DASTARDLY MUR DER. Paris (May 23) Correspondence of the London Sew. The Versaillist troops collected about the foot of the Hue St. Honoro were enjoying the fine came of Communist bunting. The Parisians of civil life are caitiffs to the last drop of their thin, sour, white blood. But yesterday they had cried "Vive la Com mune 1" and submitted to be governed by this said Commune. To-day they rubbed their hands with livid currish joy to have it in their power to denounce a Communist and reveal his hiding-place. Very eager at this weik are the dear creatures of women. They know the rat-boles into which the poor devils have cot, and they guide to them with a fiend ish glee which is a phase of the many-sided sex. Voila! the braves of France returned to a triumph, after a shameful captivity ! They have found him, the miserable ! Yes; they drag him out from one of the purlieus which Haussmann had not time to sweep away, and a guard of six of them hem him round as they march him into the Hue St. Honore. A tall, pale, hatless man, with something not ignoble in his carriage. His lower lip is trembling, but his brow is firm, and the eye of him has some pride and defiance in it. They yell the crowd "Shoot bim; shoot him!" the demon-women most clamorous, of course. An arm goes into tne air; mere are on it tne Rtripea of a non commissioned officer, and there is a stick in the fist. The stick falls on the head of the pale man in black. Ha ! the infection has caught; men club their rifles, and bring them down on tnat head, or clash them into splinters in their lust for murder, lie is down; he is up again; he is down again; the thuds of the gun-stocks on him sounding just as the sound when a man beats a cushion with a stick. A certain British impulse, stronger than consideration for self, prompts me to run forward. But it is useless. They are firing into the flaccid carcase now, thronging about it like blowflies on a piece of meat. His brains spurt on my boot and plash into the gutter, whither the carrion is bodily chucked, presently to be trodden on and rolled by the feet of multitudes and wheels' of gun-car riages. vomannood, tnen, is not quite dead in that band of Bedlamites who had clamored "Shoot him." Here is one in hysterics; another, with wan, scared face, draws out of the press an embryo Bedlamite, her onspring, and, let us hope, goes home, But Burely all manhood is dead n the soldiery of France to do a deed like this. An officer one with a bull throat and the eyes of Algiers stood by and looked on at the sport, sucking a cigar meanwhile. SAD SCENES AT VERSAILLES THE CAPTURED FEMALE INSURGENTS. Versailles (May 28) Cor. of the London Times. It is a harrowing sight to behold these con- vojs of prisoners which arrive here every day in increasing numbers. We had of late been accustomed to see among the prisoners brought in here men with travelling-bags, evi dently refugees irom tne accursed city, flee ing from the rigors of the Commune. Many were very well dressed, some gloved, and even wearing decorations. They were . -.1. m . urongut in witn otner prisoners, but atter a preliminary examination they were kept sepa rate, and, if their identity was sufficiently established, they were set at liberty. We had Jesterday about 100 women brought in who ad been captured at barricades or fighting witn tne COmmnnist battalions. I saw about forty of these pausing along the Avenue de Paris who were being conveyed to the House of Correction; some were packed to gether in an aituiery wagon, others were on foot, walking between two linesof gendarmes. It was a very sad sight. Some of them were old women, but most of them were under thirty, and two or three could not have been eighteen years old. Some seven or eight were dressed as eantimeres, and wore upon their heads either a little hat with feathers or a dust-colored ktpi. Those who had retained the attire of their sex had no other head- covering than their own hair. Their arrival at Versailles excited great curiosity. An im mense crowd collected' to look at these Corn- munevses, some oi wnom were said to have assisted in discharging mitrailleuses. They were received with insulting laughter, and jests in sorry taste, occasionally even with ribald insults. The female spectators, especially, were very furious agaist these unhappy creatures, and I Baw one who, in spite of the esoort, knocked off with her parasol the military cap which a cantiniere was wearing. The latter looked toward her assailant and wept. On all hands the cry was raised, "Off with the caps!" One tall young woman, rather good- looking, wearing the vest and military head gear, persisted in remaining uncovered. A woman stepped forward to enforoe compli ance, when one of the esoort, too readily yielding to the injunctions of the crowd, rudely placed his hand npon the girl's head, and, seizing her hair with the cap, compelled her to bend down ber head! Immediately afterward she stood erect, casting a look full of hatred npon her persecutor. I turned away from this spectacle, which wounded me to the heart. I said to myself with grief that a people which has no confidence in, the jnstioe and efficacy of the law Is not nt lor liberty. FOR BALEi CJ FOR 8 ale valuable farms, SITUATE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY, PA. On the Bethlehem Tike, 18 miles north from Philadelphia, near the North Pennsylvania Railroad, containing 26S acres. The Improvements are large, consisting of Stone Mansion, with bath, water closet, range, etc, two Tenant Houses, two large Bsrns.stabllng for 100 horses and cattle, and all other necessary outbuildings. The farm Is under good fence and well watered. 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I) BALE US IN PAINTS. PROPOSALS. rliOPOSALS FOR MATERIALS TO BE BUPPi.trn Tr tup. navy yaRT) UNDER THE COGNIZANCE OF THE BUREAU OF CONSTRUCTION AND REPAIR. Navt TWpahtwmt. 1 BCRIAC OF CONSTRrCTIOM AND RlFAIR. V "Washington, D. c., June 6, 1871. J Sealed proposals to furnish Timber and other materials for the Navy for the fiscal year end ing june 3U, ia, will be received at this Bu reau until 12 o'clock M. of the 30th of Jnn instant, at which time the bids will be opened. The proposals must be addressed to the Chief of the Bureau of Construction and Repair, Navy Department, Washington, and must be endorsed " Proposals for Timber. etc., for the Navy," that they may be dis tinguished from ordinary business letters. 10 prevent eonjuswn, ana facilitate tm open ing of the bid, parties liddinq for supplies at several yards will enclose their bids in separate envelopes, each indorsed with the name of the yard for which the bid is made. printed schedules for such classes as parties deal In and Intend to bid for, together with Instructions to bidders, giving the forms of pro poeal, of guarantee, and of certificate of guaran tors, with printed forms of offer, will be fur nished to such persons as desire to bid, on ap plication to the Commandants of the respective Navy lards, and those of all the yards on application to the Bureau. ibe lommaudant ot each JNavy xard, and the purchasing Paymaster for each station, will have a copy ot the schedules ot tne otner yards, for examination only, in order that persons who Intend to bid may judge whether it is desirable to make application for any of the classes of those yards. The proposals must te for the whole of a class, but tne Department reserves the right to reduce the whole class, should the Interest of the Government require it, before the execution of the contract. All applications for informa tion, or for the examination of samples, must be made to the Commandants of the respective yards. l he proposal must De accompanied ny a cer tificate from the Collector of Internal Revenue for the district in which the bidder resides, that ae has a license to deal in the articles for which he proposes; and, by direction of the Depart' ment. bids or otters will be received only from parties who are bona fide dealers in, or manu facturer s of, the articles they offer to furnish. The guarantors must becertiflcd by the Assessor of internal nevenue tor tne district in wnicn they reside. The contract will be awarded to the person who makes the lowest bid and gives the guar antee required by law, the Navy Department, however, reserving theright to reject the lowest bid, or any which it may deem exorbitant. Sureties in the full amount will be required to sign the contract, and their responsibility mu?t be certified to the satisfaction of the Navy De partment. As additional security twenty per centum will be withheld from the amount of the bills until the contracts 6hall have been completed, and elchtv per centum of the amount of each bill, approved in triplicate by the Commandants of the respective yards, will be paid by the Pay master of the station designated in the contract, or, if none is specified, by the Paymaster of the Btation nearest the yard where the goods are delivered, within ten days after the warrant for the same shall have been passed by the Secretary of the Treasury. The classes of this Bureau are numbered and designated as follows: No. 1, White Oak Logs; No. 2, White Oak Keel Pieces: No. 3, White Oak Uurved Timber; No. 7. Yellow Pine Logs; No. 8, Yellow Pine Beams-Oregon Pine Beams at Mare Island Yard; No.' 9, Yellow Pine Mast Timber Oregon Pine Mast Timber at Mare island xard; No. 11. White Pine Logs; No. 12, White Pine Mast Timber: No. 13. White Pine Plank Boards- Sugar Pine Boards at Mare Island Yard; No, 15. White Ash. Elm. Beech White Ash. Redwood at Mare Island Yard; No. 18, White Ash Oars; No. 18, Black Walnut, Mahogany, Maole. Cherrv: No. 22. Cypress, Cedar; No. 23, Black Spruce; No. 24, White Oak Staves and Headings: No. 25. Lignumvita?: No, 80. Ineot Copcer; No. - 32. Wrought Iron. round and square; No. 33, Wrought Iron, flat; No. 84, Iron, plate; No. 35, rnn WVnntrht Nails'; No. 89, Iron Cut Nails; No.' 42, Lead, pipe, sheet; No. 43. Zinc; No. 44, Tin; jno. 45, Bolder; No. 48, Locks, Hinges, Bolts, of brass and iron; No. 4'J, Screws, of brass and Iron; No. 50, Files; No. 51, Augers; No. o'J, Tools tor snip Btoros; No. 53. Tools for use in yard and shops; No. 54, Hardware; No. 56, White Lead; No. 57, Zinc Paints; No. 58, Colored Paints, Dryers; No. 59, tine; No. 63, Sperm and Lard Oil; No. 64, Tal low, Boap; JNO. Do, fisn uu; jno. 03, liiass; ISO. 69, Brushes; No. 70, Dry Goods for upholstering; No. 71. Stationery; No. n, urucibies; jno. i, Ship Chandlery; No. 74, Acids; No. 75, Resin, Pitch. Crude Turpentine; No. 77. Belting. Pack ing; No. 78, Leather, pump rigging, lacing; No. 80, Junk; No. 85, Anthracite Coal; No. so, Semi bituminous Coal; No. 87, Bituminous Coal; No, 88, Charcoal; No. 89, Wood. The following are the classes, by the num bers, required at the respective navy yards: KITTERY. Nob. 13, 15, 18, 22, 83, 33, 39. 4t, 43. 49, 50, 51, 53, 53, 54, 56, 58, 59, 60, 63, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 74, 78, 85, 07, 88. CHARLESTOWN. Nos. 1, 7, 13, 15, 16, 18. 23, 24, 25, 33, 33. 34, 85, 87, 38, 89, 43, 43, 44, 48, 49, 50, 51, 53, 53, 54, 56, 58, 60, 63, 64, 65, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 74, 77, 78, S3, 85, 87, 88. BROOKLYN. Nos. 1, 7, 11, 13, 15, 16, 18. 23, 23, 24. 25, S3, 33, 87, 43, 51, 53, 54, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 63, 63, 69, 70, 71, 73, 74, 80, 8S, , PHILADELPHIA. Nos. 1, 7, 9, 33, 83, 63, 71, 85, 87. WASHINGTON. Nos. 1, 3, 7, 11, 12, 13, 15, 18. 23, 30, 32, 33, 34, 35, 37, 88, 39, 42, 43, 44, 45, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 69, 70, 71, 72, 53, 54, 56, 73, 74, 75, 58. 59. 60, 63. 64, 68, 77, 78, 85, 87, 88. 89. NORFOLK. Nos. 1, 7. 9, 13, 15, 18, 23, 23, 24, 33, 39, 43, ou, an, oa, OJ, w, ., u, ti, o, OU, t;i, 7U, 71, 73, II, oo, o. MAKCi 1SLAIN1J. Nos. 2, 8. 9, 13, 15, 18, 22, 33, 33, 34, 35, S7, 38, 39, 43, 44, 48, 49, 50, 51, 53, 54, 511, 57, 58, 59, 60, 63, 64, 65, 68, 69, 88, 89. 70, 71, 7a, , it, oi, 6 61aw4t QUARTERMASTER'S OFFICE, UNITED STATES AKMY, Philadelphia, Pa., May ?a, 1S71. SEALED PROPOSALS In triplicate will be re ceived at this offlce until 18 o'clock M. on MON DAY, June sa, 1871, for bullolng a brick or Btone wall, with one double and one single iron gate, at the following named NATIONAL CEMETERIES, viz. ; culpeper C. H., Va., Fort Harrison, near Rich mond, va., and Beverly, N. J. The rubbish resulting from the excavation for the walls to be removed from the grounds or each ceme tery at the expense of the successful bidder. Bidders will be required to apeolfy the price per linear foot, and no bid will be entertained that does not conform to this requirement. Plans, BneellicatiouB. and blank forms for bids furnished by the undersigned. 6 M St Majorand Quartermaster U. S. Army. F RANKFORD ARSENAL. Offick A. C. 8., Philadelphia, pa., May 15, 18T1. SEALED PROPOSALS in duplicate will be received at Mis office until 1 hL, June IS, 1871, for tarnishing lbe reh beef required by the Sub sistence Department, U. 8. A., at tills station during six months, commencing July 1, 1S71. Information as to conditions, quality of baef, payment, etc., can be obtained by PP'?" pRI 6 ia First Lieut. Ord., A. C. S. COTTON SAIL DUCK AND CANVAS, OF ALL Humbert and brand. Tent, Awning. Trunk and W&guo-cover Duck. Alo, Paper Manolao turera Drier Fefta, Irom thirty to eveutj-U to, wl Paulina, 90, It CBPUmwrartcai fctourt HIOHWAY PROPOSALS. DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS, BRIDGES, BKWEKS, ETC. OrricB or Cm Commission", Nv iru Hottth Fifth Street, 3 Philadelphia, June 5, 1871. NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS. SEALED PROPOSALS will be received at the offlce of the Chief Commissioner of llljrh ways, until 12 o'clock M. on FRIDAY, th instant, for the construction of sewers on the line of SERGEANT BTREET from the northwest curb line of KENSINGTON AVENUE, to con nect with the sewer now constructed on EMEU ALU 8TREET. On COATE8 BTREET from TWENTY FlrtST STREET to JWENTY-SECOND STHEET On BRANDYWINT5 STREET, EIGH TEENTH STREET to NINETEENTH STREET, and from TWENTIETH STREET to TWENTY FIRST STREET. On FILBERT BTREET from SIXTEENTH STREET to a point about sixty-three feet eat of SEVENTEENTH STREET, Bald sewera to be constructed In the nsual form, with a clear Ineide diameter of three feet. On S RUCE STREET, from the east side of THIRTY-FOURTH STREET to the west side of THIRTY-SEVENTH STREET, to be four feet in the clear inside diameter. With such manholes as may be directed by the Chief Engineer and Surveyor. The under standing to be that the sewers herein adver tised are to be completed on or betore the alst day of December, 1871, and that the contractor shall take bills prepared against the property fronting on said sewers to the amount of one dol lar aud fifty cents for each lineal foot of front on each side of the street ns so much cash paid; the balauce, as limited by ordinance, to be paid by the city; and the contractor will be required to keep the street and sewer in good order for three years after the sewer la finished. When the street is occupied by a city passen ger railroad track, the sewer shall he constructed alongside of said track in such manuer as not to obstruct or interfere with the safe passage of the cars thereon; and no claim for remuneration shall be paid the contractor by the company using ald track, as specified in the Act of Assembly approved May 8, 1866. Each proposal must be accompanied by a cer tificate that a bond has been filed in the Law Department, as directed by ordinance of May 25, 1860. If the lowest bidder shall not execute a contract within five days after the work is awarded, he will be deemed as declining, and will be held liable on his bond for the differ ence between his bid and the next lowest bid der. Specifications may be had at the De partment of Surveys, which will be strictly adhered to. The Department of Highways re serves the right to reject all bids not deemed satisfactory. All bidders may be present at the time and place of opening the said proposals. No al lowance will be made for rock excavation, except by special contract. MAHLON H. DICKINSON, 66 31 Chief Com'r ot Highways. OITY ORDINANCES. OMMON COUNCIL OF PHILADELPHIA Clerk's Office, Philadelphia, June 2, 1871. In accordance with a resolution adopted by the Common Council of the City of Philadel phia on Thursday, the first day of June, 1871, the annexed bill, entitled "An ordinance to au thorize a loan for the constructioa of culverts and for police purposes," is hereby published for public information. JOHN ECKSTEIN, Clerk of Common Council. AN ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE A LOAN FOR THE CON AND FOR 8TRUCTION OF CULVERTS POLICE PURPOSES. Section 1. The Select and Common Councils of the City of Philadelphia do ordain, That the Mayor of Philadelphia be and he is hereby authorized to borrow at not less than par, oa the credit of the city, from time to time, four hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars, to be applied as follows, viz: First. For the construction of cul verts, one hundred and twenty-five thou Baud dollars., 8econd. For the purchase of ground and the erection and extension of build ings for Police Station-houses, three hundred thousand dollars. For which interest, not to exceed the rate of six per cent, per annum, shall be paid half yearly, on the first days of January and July, at the office of the City Treasurer. The principal of said loan shall be payable and paid at the expiration of thirty years from the date of the same, and not before, without the consent of the holders thereof; ana the certificates therefor, in the nsual form of the certificates of fe'ity Loan, shall be issued in such amounts as the lenders may require, but not for any fractional part of one hundred dol lars; or, if required, in amounts of five hundred or one thousand dollars; and it shall be ex pressed in said certificates that the loan therein mention, and the interest thereof, are payable free from all taxes. Section 2. Whenever any loan shall be made bv virtue thereof, there shall be, by force of this ordinance, annually appropriated out of the income of the corporate estates and from the sum raised by taxation, a sum sufficient to pay the Interest on eaid certlfiates; aud the further sum of three-tenths of one per centum on the par value of such certificates bo issued shall be appropriated quarterly out of said income and taxes to a sinking fund, which fund and its ac cumulations are hereby especially pledged for the redemption and payment of said certifi cates. RESOLUTION TO PUBLISH A LOAN BILL. Jiesolved, That the Clerk of Common Council be authorized to publish in two dally newspa pers of this city, dally for four weeks, the ordi nance presented to Common Council on Thurs day, June 1, 1871, entitled "An ordinance to authorize a loan for the construction of culverts and for police purposes;" and that the Bald Clerk, at the stated meeting of Councils after the expiration of four weeks from the first day of said publication, shall present to this Council one of each of said newspapers for every day in which the same shall have been made. 62 24t Henqines, maohinery, ETO. tjFfK ENN BTJSAM BNUINJt ANi BOILJES iLLLJL WORKS. NKAFIJi ft LEVY, praoti. CAL AND THEORETICAL ENGINEERS, MA. CHIN1ST8. BOILER-MAKERS, BLACKSMITHS, and FOUNDERS, having for many years been In successfdl operation, and been exclusively engaged In building and repairing Marine and River Engines, high and low pressure, Iron Boilers, Water Tanks, Propellers, eto. etc, respectfully offer their Berrteea to the publlo as being fully prepared to contract for engines of all BUeas, Marine, River, And Stationary j having seta of patterns of dlrieient Bizet, are pre. Sared to execute orders with quick despatch.' Every ascription of pattern-making made at tne ahorteBt notice. High and Low Pressure Fine Tubular and Cylinder Boilers of the beat Pennsylvania Charcoal Iron. Forginga of all Hie and klada. Iron and Brass Castings of all descripUoas. Roll Turning, crew Cutting, and all other work connected with the above business. Drawings and specifications for all work done the establishment free of charge, aud work gas ran teed. The subscribers have ample wharf dock-ioom fat repairs of boats, where they can lie In perfect afety, and are provided with shears, blocks, fails, eto. eto for ralnln tfiavy or Ujrht weight. JACOB a NEAFIi Jtnm p r.cvr pKACH and PALMER Streets, piRARD TPBE WORKS AND IRON CO., PHILADELPHIA, PA., Manufacture Plain and QaJvanJse4 WltOl GUT-iKON PIPK and Sundries for Uas nud Steam Fitters, Plumbers Machinists, Railing Makers, Oil KoOners. eto. WOKKS, TWENTY-THIRD AND FILBERT STREETS, OFFICE AND W AKKiiOl'Htl No. Si N. FIFTH bTKEET. "ToiTn farnTm'a co., comIssiWmer!. tJ chants and Manufacturers of Conestcgs Tick ing, etc, etc., No. Kxs CIL&SNL'T fiUeet, PUladcl. phia,