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WASHINGTON CITY: TTESWAT DECEMBER *3, 1S6' i i ?6TRKAPING MATTBR ON EYERY 1*AC K. PKS OUTBID* FOR INTERE?TIN(i TKI.E- i GBAPIUC AND OTI1KR MATTBR. Washington Uwcey narktt. Qicitaticfii* for stock*, coin and uucurrent rcnsy, ramUh*d by T.**U Johnson Jt Co., \ Pan k?r?: Buying. Sailing. IT. H. Coupon Bond*, i-yi 109m iut<* U0.1 lSil,5JU'? ? t ?. K 7..% Note*... i?tf)f ?(-7 ^uartonBasters'Checks ? New Ortifloivt 97 \ ? American surer ..132a(35 Awef-mr Gold 151 151 Kjw Yoes Kath1??Fiust Hoard. Coupon 6's, l??l, 7-30's, Certifi cates of Indebtedness, v-?i; Gold, 152 . OUR MILITARY BUDGET. TIIK POTOMAC FLOTILLA. Cn the 31st instant Commander F. A. Par- I kt*r, tlit* present popular executive officer of the Nary Yard here, will assume the com roard of tne Potomac Flotilla, which will !i?r?after extend i s limits an far down the I'fy as York Kiver. Capt. Parker is a val nabie officer, and no doubt, under his com mand, the flotilla Will be very effective. The ) tlla, Acting Master Eldridge, is being fitted op a* the flap-ship of the flotilla. Command* r Parker will be relieved sts ex- ( ecutive efiictr of 'he yard, we understand by Commander Daniel Ammen, now near * Charleston. Commodore Ilarwood will be re lieved ef the command of the yard by Com n odcre Montgomery, on the 1st of January. PEEKING WINTER QUARTERS. The r bel lr gale under (isn't Ross;"- which . tide the raid on the Crange and Alexandria iiailrcad, particulars of which we gave in .^aturrisy's irsue, passed 'hronsh Front Koyal when they left, which tact indicates that they pre pose io go to tfce Shenandoah Valley to quar ter lor the winter. ARTILLERY REVIEW. Twelve of the field batteries at Camp Barry * 111 be reviewed and drilled on the li?:ht artil lery practice ground.-, east ot the Capitol, near l.ircoln Hospital, on Wednesday afternoon, at ?2 o'clock. There wil' probably be about sixty I if us or. jiaraile. From I.uther Tucker A Son. Albanv, the f ubiisber*. we have the "Annual Ii?gist?r of 1 Rural Attatrs,'' for 1^'rtl, an excellent number cf this valuable yearly. TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. ?fry important from Charleston! ! KKBKL REPORTS OK AN ATTEMPT BY OCR 1.1.ON CI ADS TO PAS3 I11E OB fcTRUCTIONS. VliLY CLAIM THAT THE IRONSIDE? AND j I WuOF 3 HE MONITOR? WERE DISABLED. TliE I RON.slLLs TO BE A B A N DON ISD t'OKTRi?R Monroe, Dec. ii.?The Richmond papersof the ]9th contain the following tele gram from Charleston ??The Ironsides and three monitors. while attempting to pass the obstruction* iu the har bor, became entangled. "Tht> Ironsides will probably have to be abandoned. Two ol the monitors were also badly disabled." [Wp have to say thai the above report i? not crvdited at the Navy Department. The latest official information at the Department induces the beliel that no such movement by our iron clads was in contemplation or likely to have taken place at the time decignated; and in the next place, if such information bad been re ceived at Fortrefs Monroe, it would most cer tainly hare been telegraphed to the Navy De partment. We are satisfied that when the facts are known, either the report will be found to be altogether a canard, or the state of things greatly exaggerated.?Ed. Star.j ARMY OK THE ARKANSAS. Attack on Fort Gibson Repnl?ed? Threat- . ened Attark on Little Rork and Fort ! Smith. St. Lorin, Dec. St.?Tne Democrat has ad rices from Fort Smith, Arkansas, dated yester- 1 day, which srutes that an attack was made on the outposts of Fort Gibion on the nth, by the force* under Standwaite, sixteen hundred strong. The attack was repulsed, and the ren- j els fell back, pnshing their fore* across the ! Arkansas below Fort Gib=?ou, aid moving ! northeast. Information has b-enreceiv^d that two-thirds oi Kirky Smith's foree?are preparing to atrx x Ijittle Rock, and that the b.tlaneo auticipatiug fhat McNeil's force will be druw.i away to r-* inlorce General Nr??el-, are tj r-t.ll ou Kurt Smith. A communication fiom the Chojttw chief, McCurtalc, sa> s that the Choctawj will not r-jcin the rexel Cocper, ami he desir-.M an in r-ivitvr v. ith General McNeil, and says the ?ribe is disposed for peace. t-' ? r advance headquarTers are a: Waldron, ' - J -fiTe mi!> s south, and our forces freqaent ?> pk->h (.cvrii towards Washington, consiactly an; o> u-g tLe r? bel IIauk under l'rice. FROM EAST TENNESSEE. Lengstreet Returned to Ball Gap. Nashville, Dec. 19?Advices from Knox vtlie r^i re-ent everything qniet in that direc nn. Iaji f street has returned to Bnll ?iap /or *i?_5uppo-?d purpose of wintering in Waiugt -i K i sv ill, lLftteWuc^j-unniag into North ::S-VV*xl ^ ,J " 'ou to Chattanoaga.r "* - ? K * rdfe a hi" ht"aa luartera ' r.r|i?rtrd Killed and his Forces ^urroiiudej ,y .V 'x ' T'? '* ? A epeci il dispatch to .J!mtnercjal. dated Cumberland (}ap, on -. I .ij. (?#} - I.ong- r?fi divided Ll^ armr on flSi -D Jsj ?ne part makiiic an attack on li- m s I , cn . en.E -o cm ^ K' i:-r'h '? -'"d, th? j,. VlirZT*'8 the pi? a. Heavy tiriiiir *>L I S Jru*~ ! av I'-tweetu Tazewell and Clinch river" I cr g >r. e: is re, orted to have been k lied and :? tor -t-p snriouiided. a aati fi ??' the, difp.n h to the (Commercial dnti.H Ixndon, Ky. December s lyTSeteSJ ' 1 ack c Ota *: d slat! have arrived there ki! ate to ben e. He left Blair's Cr jss Koads on Y** G 1 1,4 batt.e of lie ma ."station, on the ? . a, i. mn.?u.-: d at two o t lock and la?t-d tin ? tk. >?? rtck?ef< r?i holding hi? ground till that .^rIi witi!d'(,w- Cur loss was 15U to Ki.li d end \ < nn''ed Our forces were con ^!?crr'd!efcJ,,S Cf!W; <**???* ' An p .?ih irciB Na-hville says taatOe&eral i?.'f.jt a:rj?cu .:e.*c wu Saturday. i 1 be thie\ts of I*hila<!?-lphiauin*t b ? hard up. for :tey rK en'Jy e:,ter-d a ?*fat stop" and "omething. TQey found ! cothiiig but fat ai.d wax. kA^hnrt < of Boston i a lii'f ii vtl"lo ^ ??ctJlt tngemots t ,r pcol r; Qirect from Boston to Laver tuS L^1iili.w?b^n irtrodn^d ?heKen '? remove the State caoitul fr? m Irsnkfvrt io Loa aviii-. capital ?-Tw. ?ry -ftTe co'orw3 regiment* hare al K.sro?i;.? m ? tar- I be rca' fl' lds of the UnPed States a<r gugafe naort tban *NXi,0()0 sqn ire mile?. W The fntt^er of the cotorions E?lleB>v<i di? tf a few days ago. 1 ' tti Id h.' Territory, in th( recent election, has prn>. ?i nit crnt.callv. WTlornplml of the National B.mks no *? tr*?m * f?l W I on. i. R 'Itddmrs is on a Tislt tj hit bcuein A>btaliBia coun'y. Ohio. COKti BKNW A Li. XXX"VIIItu OONGKi'-SS.,?FIRST SLsSION. Sk* ate ? After our report closed yesterday? An amendment to the bill for the Inerewd bounty and par or >olunteers was adopted, nllowine soldiers to re-enlist In other bfinches of the wr*ice. Hot-pa?After onr report clo?ed? The bill to supply deficiencies by appropri atiCK ?50,t>00 for the G overa men t printing i ftlce, and the sura of ?-.,<),UiK\iH)0, or so mncli thereof tit mfcy be necessary, for the payment of bounties, advance pay. and premiums for soldiers volunteering or enlisting in the ser vice of the United Stales, was passed. fV"-5=?TH* LADIES OV CHRIST OH U BOH Ars li? now holding a Fair at Odd fellow*' 3 all, !??? V*ril. Kinci Articles, Toys, ani Refre?h ments are offered f-r s?le. The p?tr>n??e of the public solicits I. Cora* and boy Christ-nas Pre ?? nts It continue* through th? weak. de 22-3t* rv^F*MASONIC.?A hegnlar Comnunleatio'i of lU MirmcBj' Lodge No 17, will bs b?H it Masonic 11*11, coir#r 9th aad D street*, on ^KD NKeDAY BVaNING, Dssember 23d, at 7 o'clock. The si teal election for officers will taka plass. Members will take notice and govern theaiselves accordingly. Ly ordsr of the W M. <Je!2-2t* YATKW. Stc. r>^s=*LODGING BOOMS FOR FEMALES. MARY R. YTALKSR has cbtaloei a Uocm in the t&*t wlnnnfthe City Ilal!, where sh'- will rfceive all Destitute Femjiles. b?twe?n the hoars of lit ar (i 12 M. Her dotie* are su:h that it will bs iuiposrib'* for her to receive them at any other tit e or plc.ce. It ?v-5=?ST. ALOYSIUS PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS. 113 Sr. Ai.oveir* Hall. Fir*t street, between I and K street*. Dec. ?t " o'clock p. m.?There will he a nub'ie examinnMon of St. Aloysin* Parochiil Schools, distributien of Reward* of Merit, with sp?n.Uinic ar.' singing Professor Hcala, with members of the Marine Band, will be in attendance. Parents *nd friends IpTitcd. de g- t* rv^==,>?>TICR ?A SKLEOT CONCERT will be II ? ti>en by the young liwliesofthe Second Dis school, on WEDNESDAY EVEN ING, December 23d. lfK3, at the First Baptist Chrrch. Thirteenth street,l>etweenG and n I The proceeds are to be applied to furnishing the new hall for worship The programme will consist of a choice selection 1 of quartette duetts, Ac , Ac. Tic> ets 50 cents. Doors open at 7>?; Concsrt^at | 8 precisely. It WASHINGTON LITERARY AND BRA MATIC ASSOCIATION. OCT FOURTH LECTURE OF TUB COURSE. BT ROBERT A. WEST. ESQ . (or xnr. Chroxiclh.I AT ODD FELLOWS' nALL. Y> KDN*?PAY, DECEMBER 23. 1S63 At 8 o'clock. P. M. Subject?" Woman." Tiokkt? 50 cent*. de 22 rt ?iCECRB tU AND WATER ICR3 OF TH1 be*t qus'ity delivered to Families IIotMs, TZ7rs, Balls, A e . at the lowest pri-es.at the Phila delphia Confectionery, corner 12th and F sts de 22-lin* J FITSSKLL. 03 WASHINGTON LYCEC M. LECTURES. BEV. WM. H. MILBURN, "Ihe Bllcd Prescher," Will deliver the third Lecture of the Coutse IT WILLARDS' HALL. On TUESDAY EVENING, Dee. 22. 1*VJ. Subject: "MILTON" de2' 2t* iv^=?NOTICE.-The regular meeting of the Ex IL-< eentive Committee on En!i**T!>-Jt* will he beTd at th? Mayor'- Office, on WEDNE*OAY EVE NING, at 1% o'clock, instead of Tnursday eve nitg The Ward Collectors are specially Invited to at tend, *i.d make their report.-* H C WILSON. <!e ?1 -*t Pec, of Fxecctive Committee. fY^p?NOTICB.?The Membeis of the United UJSf Pinuteisand Gas Fitters Association are respectfully requested to attend a M^etm* of the A*-sos?ation on next TUESDAY KV ENINU, Dei. 2i<l. lif-3 at 7 o'clock. at the Ilall of the Persever ance Engine-house Punctual attendance is earn estly requested as there is bu>inesa of impoitance to tram act. By order of the Committee. drfi-St* ALEX P. TONNET, Bee. Secretary. fjTS^WHARF AND WATER PRIVILEGES ? Uj The owners of vharres and water priril eges are requested tt mntat the office >f the Franklin Icsnianoe Company on the 231 inst , at 12 o clock, to take ln*o consideration the measures proper to b? taken to oonnteract the extraordinary pretensions of the eorpora'e authorities of this city to the right of ownership of these privileges to the exclusion of the owners thereof. See the Mayor's advertisement for the *a?e of a portion of them on the 4th January next. Punctual attends nee is requested. W.B.TODD, de 21-at* W. A. BRADLEY. * IY"5=?TO TBI PUBLIC?The Publishers of a UJ? small sheet called the " Guide," have been ) epresentina to <derchan's and others that they have exclusive right to circulate their issue In the Theaters As an evidence of the falsity of the above statement, the Proprietors of " THE PEO GRA MME"are authorised to refer to the Mana Ksrsof the twoprircipal Theaters( Mesus Leonard Grov?r. E T. Grover, and H. Clay Ford). who*e s;irnatures are in our poes?sa;on. "THE PRO GRAMME" is the original paper of itscharacter published in Washington. _ . ?. ?? . SARDO A BARNARD. deal at* Publishers of The Programme." ry"S=^FAIH? A Fsir for the btneSt of Christ Js^C Church (Bev. Dr Morsell's.' will beheld, coramencinv on December l^th, and oontinuiug darinK Christmas week, at Odd Fellows' Hall, Navy Ysrd. B*nd?ome Faney and ITseful Articles, suit ab'e for Christmas Presents, Toys, Conf?ctiona"T tnd Refreshments will be for sal*. The ladies earcestly solicit the patronage of the public. de W-lw? nf^^FKBTIVAL?The Ladies of the Fourth Pres ll_3 by teris? Chureh. 9th streei t?etwe?B G ani Uwi 1 bold a Festival in aid of the Sthbath Kehool, ir t^e P.asfirieu* of the Ofcuxh, eommencing on MONDAY next, Decrabe"2lst. A choice selection of Fancy Goods, Byoks.foys. Ae . sni'sbl" forChristmas Presents, will beoflVed at reaf cnab'e prices and *n abundant supply of Rs fresi men's provided. The ladies Invite *11 who desire to speni a pleasant evening to givetti-ms cell _ ?TO THE VOTERS OF WASHINGTON ? The A?*essora of the different Wurds will rotet at tlie followir ^ p'ares. from loo'clock a. ?n to 3 o'clock p m , froni the Hth to the Sl*t December ii elusive, to correct and register the names of tl ose omit>d from the Print, d Poll List; irirst Wsrd?John A. Rheem. *o. 172 Pennsylva I'in sver?*?e. between )7th a'd IHth ht'eets. 8e<-<-D<i Ward?Janes W. Ppalding, No ST1 E'e\ <-nth ?treet. eorner of L ^treet. Third War'*?Henry B. Curtin, Eighth and L streets. Rcnkln's Oyster Sa'oon. Fourth Ward?Thoma* W. Burch. Fifth street, hetwecu O and H streets. Fifth Ward?B F. 'yer, No. 671 Naw Jersey a?iEu?.l(-B Bui'dinir*. (>ixth Ward?Obarles E. Nelson, 393 G street sonth.bt tween Jixthaijd Seventh streets e*st. S-venth Ward?Peter Hepburn. No 8a F street sootii. ^fctween Eighth and Ninth streets, dw'j-td HnAFpTELD'S BALTIMOKE CONFEO tiocary aad Ladies' Oyster Saloon. 386 jlxth street, between G and H. Weddings,Parties, Balls. Fairs, Suppers, Dinner Partiee, aad other enterta'nments furnished at the shortest notice end tnort reasonable terms. Ioe Creams and Water leee, the best quality,ma4? by steam power, wholesale and retail. no 7 2m* CTP 8qow__qAS?8 fQR^balE;^ ^1 fAMKK SALVOR HAS Akntvan wanZ. ^ New Y'ork and is now disobarxlog cargo at foot of High street, George town. Consigrees will please attend to' tte r? cepticn of tnelr good* at once. - * MORGAN A RHINEHART. Agents. CLARIFIED OI Dill CLARIFIED OID1R!! Just rec>ivel per tohooner Helen Mar, from Pottos. M??s. All pereras in wsnt of PRIME CLARIFIED CI DER are Invited to call and examine tMr at BILBY A. eHINN'S Unlox Bottling Cepot, No. SI Green St., a 2w* Georgetown. D. 0. PROPOSALS FOR GEADING FIRST ST EAST* ? I t ?(??** M and H Ets Stvtk ? Proooeils will 2.*?L^?*,?a *'*he Mayer's office until if m oa U10N t AT lrth in-tant for grading 1st street enn, ?* str.ets south. Bicdera wii state the price per enblc yer t tb.-lYi. approeMatloe will be paid until the vtols wotk Udoae?Aetvih Januar*, 1811. _ , W H Ha?(Tf.P .n. j Commissioner of the ?ifth Ward. * ^ V AN RES WICK. . ,, JOHN G*IND?K. " ?* Assisiaat CeaniwUneri. 1 HOLIDAY PRESENTS o. * r**T Ur" mB<! fi?# 8tosk riact Goods, Perfumeries, Hi t Ns 1. aad To#th Brnskee, Comic, portemoaraiee. Albums, Aid 1 treat variety of To'lst Articles suitable for ri 1 i?ttr as Presents, all of whisa will b# sold low at 1 mall p c-flte. 0|]j Rni |M It EO*WELL'S Drag Etove. deT? ;t* eor. Md. eve, aad 7th st MUL18I MULES' M V L E SI . ^ I have for sal* several cairs of superior >1m weii-t>teke MU LEE for sale ac exchange I squire of J AS H. EHEBVE, <s?ll? Beveath street. PFOIE8SUR BOOLLBVS MW SYSTEM OF PENMANSHIP, taughc by himself, sou keail rosier if 7th aad Eetr'ets. is aieof tl|e axt ms fal im?t< v*B?eata of the age illaxtoely Inpi-ti as ? l gai t etole bat proda9eaaa >st masterly aem r and ?t Lava tU 'acel t< c.f exeeatioa ; transform ing it fn,m a twk to aproflta >le amusement B?.< > *e*pio? and Eloeatior are also taught oa v ? tr > ?i in-proved s?stesn? H>? 1 ertcs are low, but will be ia?ea*e4 a'isr Jataary ?st. deil Ot* ODEON HALL! UDEOX HALL, ODEO* HALL, ODSOl HALL. Correr Pern avenue Mid Four aad-a half ?t. Comer Penn arrn&e and Four ani-1 half at. Ccrr.er Penn. areaue and Four-aod a-la'.f et. Corner Ptnn aveua# and F^ur-aad-a-half at. Htadqvnrrtr* for Military and Citis?ut' Clo'hing. Htadq?ar:ert for Military) and Citizsns' Coiking, Ftod quarters for Military ami/lit i z? its' Chlhi nr. Hfnaqttarifs for Mili:ary and Cittsms' Cljthing. CCATf, PANT3 AND VESTS is end:esi variety. COATS. PANTS AND VF8TS la endless variety. ! COATS, PANT8 AND VESTS ia endless vari-ty. j COATS, PANTS AND VBiTB ia endless variety. I MILITARY CLOTHING ot every dessriptlon. MILITARY CLOTHING of every description. MILITARY CLOTHING of every Aewrlptltii, MILITARY CLOTHING of every description, Citizen*' and Military Nothing made to order. Citiz'Ht' and Military Clothing made to order. Citizens' and Military Clothing made to order. Citizens' and Mtlitary Clothing mad* to order. Tte large at assortment Boye' Clothing ia the eity. The largest assortment Boya' 01 ?> thine ia the eity. The largest assortment Boya' Clothing fn the eity. The largest assortment Boya' Clothing ia the eity. Cauimrre and Liren Shirts, a large assortment. Caseitasre and Lineu Shirts, a large assortment. Caaalmere and Linen Shirt*, a large assortment. OMsimere and Liaea Shirts, a large asjortmsut. Undershirts and Drawer* of all hinds. Undershirts and Drawers of all hi wis. Undershirts and Drawers of aU kinds. Undershirts and Drawers of all kids, GLOVE?, HOSIERY, SUSPBNDBRB. Ac. Shoulder Straps and Military Trimmings. Shoulder Strap* and Military Trimmings. Shoulder Straps and 5'llifary Trimaiags Shoulder Btrtps and Military Trimmings INDIA RUBBB3 GOODS AND VALIBBS. As. INDIA RUBBBR GOODS AND VALISI3. Ae. INDIA RUBBKR GOODS AND VAL18R3, Ac. INDIA RUBBBR G70D8 AND YALISKS, Ae. WIKSENFIBLD A CO.'3 CLOTHING B0DM8, Corner of Pennsylvania avenut and de 32 St Boar aci a half itreet PHILP A SOLOMONS' Christinas Preparations, PHILP A SOLOMONS Respectfully annoaoce that their HOLIDAY STOOK Is ready for inspection. Ia addition to their usually varied assortment o Goods, they have IMPOBTBB DIRBCT FROM PARIS the most rtrhtrcht stock of ORNAMBNTAL G03DS ?via owbbd roa sali ia wabhi*8Tos. Including a superb collection of ARTICLR3 OF VERfU, to which the atteatloa of connoisseurs is iavlted. There will also be found PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS. French, Bn?liah, and American, Magnificently Bound. ILLUSTRATBD AND OTHBR WORKS. In plain asdeostly Bindings. BIBLBS AND PRAYBR BOOKS. in Morocco and Genoa Velvet. GOLD AND SILVER PBN AND PENCIL CASES. RUBBBR PBN AND PENCIL 0A8BS, GOLD MOUNTED. CHBSB AND BACKGAMMON BOABDS. WRITING DBS KB IN ENDLB*S VARIETY. PORTKMONNAIES FO* LADIB8 AND GBNTLBMBN. PORTFOLIOS, DEBASING CASES. TOURISTS' CASES, CASKETS, WORK BOXBS, FANCY INKSTANDS. CIGAR STAND8, CDOR B0XB3, J IWBL 0A?K3, 4e , Ac., Ac., Ac. NO. 338 PENNSYLVANIA AYENUB, ??n Krr> T-STH StaiST*. Washington, '"7* Offloere and Soldiers in the Fiel*1 c*n have their orders by ?>... ^ } ^ a remittance for th? amount, ta any" paf?o:Piu? United States. de ?l-tf n fiti FOR SALE, DUlf CORDS OF OAK WO>D. cut last winter, r'led a few hucdred par<** from a switch on the Washington Railroad. Add or a >p y to JOHN KBB 40DB. de>1-l?* 91 North Eut\w et . daltliro-e, J i B I B O II B. Italian Salad Oil tsbliios iDSM Oil. Porleeux Olive Oil. Marseilles Olive Oil. For ??'e by ETNG A BURIHSLL. dell Cor. Vermott avenue sua i6h street ?HrLTh' OUWOBNT- kllt?d to prolog a *7 fall set of Wbifk?rs or Mnuscanbes In ?i* wse** upon ?he smoothest fve. EnM h?tti>r?eti<>n *i?oo or the irou'-y refunded Seat p>st p?ld 'or ?canui or four packages for SI (*. Address 0. F S9nLT<( Troy.MY. <?e-?l-ltn FO R 8 A L B 8e*eral first NORTHBRN HORSES, Vis ; One pair of Bltck Horses, I'm pair of Bay Msres, Several single Dorses. Also, Four Light Buggies ant One Open Cerri*?e, ard Siraleand Doable Setts of Harness. hteirs at A. LATBUITB'S LIYBRY AND bale * tables. NiB^teeth at, *et *?bb av? N ? * 1 O 57~" M. W.GALT A BRO. c*B at'eatloa to their un usually large assortment of WATOHBB JBWBLRY, BILYBR AN? PLATBD WARB, RICH PARIS FANCY GOODS, As., Designed especially forth* HOLIDAY TKADB, And to amrgeet to their ca?tcas*ra an *%riy stlee lira of Pxaaeats, whlls tkelr at-ortment Is eem ( plete M. W.GALT* BR ? , | de 19 St giiPm.tnin, 4 O'CUDOK P- 81 fkom fortrum mo^roe. VBP?*L PUNK IN THK POTOM\C. MYSTERIOUS fATHICKI.KO^r MEN A3)YE The United States revenue steam-r Tigef arrived at Alexandria. Va, this morn in*, at two a m., from Fortve?s Monrole in twantv I hours, having conveyed bence the A.s^i-'tarjt Secretary of the Trca?ury, Mr. Fielal*o, M' ssrs Itisley, of the special service connected with the Treasury Department; Mr. iiojers, of do.: and Mr. Eeary, of New York. Li?t of officers:?J. Morgan Jones, can'a:n: L>. S. Warmr, l?t lieut?nant: Q. T Mitbell acting "d lieutenant; George W. Jones. !?' as sistant englnerx; Enptns Jefferies, 2d assistant i ergirper; Thcmas Hmderson, pilot; Jam*"* Martha, boatswain; J. Troughtfellow, carpen ter. The steamer passed insidne|>oint Lookout a large schooner sunk in fifteen fathoms water, with mastheads above water, lower sails and gati topsails set, apparently havinr been run into within a day or two and sank by the col lision. The Tiger stopped near and saw no persor upon the wreck. It laid in mid chan nel, acd is dangerous to vessels running at night. Several miles to the northwest of Smith'* Point Lighthouse, th* officers of the Tiger saw apparently a body of men. but were unable to make out any object of their being assembled. COICORESSIOIfAL. XXXVIIIxu C0NGKBs*8.-FIRST session. Tuesday, December 22. Sewatb. ? Mr. Dixon presented petitions prajiug ihe exemption of mini iters of the goi pel fr<*n 'be enrollment act, except to serve hs chaplains *tc. Among them was one from pisbop Whitingh m, of Maryland, ani fin other from Bishop Chase, of New Hampshire. Mr. Van Winkle presented a petition fr >m citizens of Parkerthurg. W -?t Virginia, and another from citizen? Of West Virginia and Ohio, praying that Parker?burg be mnde a port of entry. Referred to Committee on Mili tary Aflairs. Mr Sumner g ive notice of a bill to provido for the r< vision audi consolidation ol the stat utes ot the United State?. On motion ot Mr. Authooy, a resolution was adapted for lidding a commit e on the Pa lie Railroad to the standing committees ot the Senate. ' Mr Pomeroy gave notice of a bill authorizing th* United Mat s to assume and reimbur.-e the State of Kansas i's ter rl'orial debt, and nave the Fume applied to the direot tax. On inoti< u of Mr Sumner, a resolution v,u adopted requesting the Postmaster Gener il t > communicate to tin* Senate the reasons or the frequent m::tl failures between New Yo-k and Washington; a'fo, what steps are nece? >ary to remedy the exlstii g evil?arid if a new railroad is not necessary p>r the postal service. Kr. Wilson introduced the bill of which he had given previous no'ic, to'prohibit memoers of Congress, trom acting as counsel in cases w here iheUnited Siatei-is concerned. Ordered to be printed. The order of the morning hocr, being the question of relieving Mr. Grimes from service on 'he Naval Committee, coming up, on motion ol Mr. Anthony It was definitely pos'poned A mefe a+;e was received from t.hn ilonse, annoui-tine the passage of j ilnt resolution aPl ropi iatmg ?5",t 00 for deficiencies for the public printing < fhee, and *"20.000,000 'or the pa\ ment ol b^unt'e- and advance pay anl pr" rr i'lims for soldi*rs volunteering or enlisting in til* service of the United S'ates. On motion of Mr. Wilson, the resolution was taki n up, he urging the necessity of its prompt passage. Debute ensued, iuvolvlng the points against large bounties, &.c. Mr. Wilson moved to strike ont the word * priminm,"' in view of the disposition mani fested yesterday not to appropriate therefor. Mr. Fe=senden said he saw no particular ob jection to the resolution, as he understood if. "The Government had incurred the obligation for the bounties to the men already enlisted, and it would have to bo paid. Mr. Sherman did not like tnU kind of legia lation. If it passed, the samo principle in volved in the bill under discussion yesterday, of spending one hundred and five millions of dollars for bounties, would be entered np, and we could not stand this burden. Hoes*.?Mr. Stevens, from the Committee on Ways and Means, reported a bill making impropriations for the service of the Pr st Offl -e D> psr ment for the year ending June 30, P-Gh w hich was made the special order for the Gth of January. Mr. Holman, from the Committee oa Claims, cflered a r? solution requesting the First Comp troller of the Treasury to suspend action in the mail carrying claim of Carmackand Ramsey? involviig two millions of dollars?until the lurtber action ol Congress. l)et?ate ensued, lu the course of which Mr. H< lman said the case should be referred to the Court of Claims. Mr. Morrill thought the amount invo.ved we<- rot thirteen hundred thou-and dollars, Bod that to fake it from the hands of the Comp troller w< uld be an injputation upon that i Sic* r'a character. , , J The resolution wa? Una'ly adopted?yeas 110, ne^sf^. . _ Mr. EUot, from the CommiWeeoa Emancipa ti< d r? poited a htll to t stablisha Bureau of Emar.cij ation; w hich was ordered to be printed ai d reo mmiited to the Committee. IheHcuse, in Committee of the Whole on the state of 'be Union, proceeded to the con sideration of .fcr bill to the offi ers and nm employed for home d-fence, in th3 Wes tern or Mistorri Military Department. TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. THK KI PPONLD REBEL STEAMER. lioKioH. I?? c. 23.?A letter from Gibrait r. dn??d the27th "Itimo, states that the ?npp rt-btl fcb amer which was seen of the Strii's. j rov*. lo ti e French war <-U amor aUach-ri us a dispatch beat to the French iron.clad fleet which are t-ru sing olTOape St. Vincent. IKUU HALiFAX. Halivax, I>c 21.?TSlere is nothing new to ??y. f?o arreeis. 1 Le Auac a, the last gunboat, sailed to-m^ht. LOCAL NEWS. A???h?p HamiciJc Case. toX?t*t.T OV BAWPT IIOCBB ROW. A preliminary hearing iu a killing case, trn> re-ult of a bawdy bouse quarrel, waa had this mornine before Justice (libers su at Pin fnuiiu W ard station -in?aM from 'he tes t tt.olj' 'hat on theevening of M nu&v. D*cem b-r IPh, a Mr; Samnel Stevenson, a Kentucky gentleman of wealth, who was for a ?m ? eo journiug a* the National Hotel, in this city, paid u visit to the bawdy hon e of Snsi-* Cr^bellng. v,uO k??ps on Twelfth street, between C and D, in the bouse from which tne notorious Ma Km Wclf was first na'f<i some time ag>. There ?were In the honse at the time a crowd of other visitors, amrng whom were Francis 0"Tooh?. D. W. Irving, David Si-son and Dieut. Enke, and others. O'Trole was qnarr liaz witn a w< mitn in the bonse na ned El'a Graham, an 1 Mr. M^vrnson. it appears, interfered, and lae resvP was an altercation. Mr.St-'V? n? 'n suo sn,n litty ti-ci ived a blow, from the ? ff *c s o wlii. ii he died. O"Toole was therefore tried as the pi itclpal in the aflair. Mr. J II. i, dealer in sutlers' gooils, a? No. 4r-3 Nir th stree', testified that ho return-d lrom Philadelphia on Tuesday night last, aid beard that Mr. SU<Tenfion was lying danger ously ill at his rcms at the National Hotel. He (Sfockiou) called to s?(* him. and be stated that hw was at the hou^o referred to (Snsle C;i>b?-ling's) and thnt someone nn4ertoik to rhasti*,* a w<.man, and he (S even on) said any rr.e who s(r'i"k a wman was no g-n'.leman. Wlieu Mr. Stevenson made 'h'" st"t- m^r-t o witness he said hs felt he waa dr'ne. Whl?? Mr. Stev?-ni<-n w ? anffering from the ?% Iff is ?>f h<s wound, some glrli cam* to so* h n. and the ?iris said the men who attacked Stevenson expressed sorrow that tbey bad e < killed the son of a b?h (Stevenson.) Francis O Toole seemed to be the principal tn tie af fair. Stev< ason also In his statement said that he was warned before be went ont that Rgcle stca threatened to kill bin, a d the go-ls tried to persuade him to leav* tbebons*>; ont be (Steveiisoi') said he did not bebeve th-* cr w eule be so cownrdly as to strike him. S ?. ?\t>).sm also sta'ed tb it th > man who *tr 1 -lr f tal Mow waa called O'Toile; and bad a tight m< ustacbe. Surrrson c*lod at 1 o'clock ?hl? morning TLe wonnd Wivs os the top of the bead, and ?luKaWrvae spp^Mfd to have been made by a sluugshot or some fimilar instrument. Erysipelas ha.l set t?> Last night St, venson was in a delirium, ar.d laited bl> hxnd, and, as though ad Ires* 'nt a crowd. boli?r> d ou*. "Come on, cow irds, 1 on whip y< u all." Mr Stevenson was a tWiran el wealth and leisure. On acconnt of ltmi'y rttfflcultns, he had been drinking: freely lately; hot witness did not think he vat drunk upon the uit?ht of 'be casually. Mr. S'Menfrn said Eggleston followed bim cut Stevenson's arm was also cut and bruised. I 1 here was alto a lieutenant in the bonse, | wto said le was couutcted with CJen. Stone i n i>n. | WLer Stevenson was found to be near death, j Ht ue. Oreen Clay Smith and Ore. n Adams, of K.mu.hj. s. gge^d that something should be done to fcnrg the perpetutors of th?- act to justice, and acting upon their surgevtion. the tacts wer.j? ated to Ser?t (Jronin. of the Fourth W arri, and :be above parries were arrested ?*ellir Ahllvrtrrd rather prepossessing look irr woman) tee'ifled that she was sick in her Tfom. and heard a row outside in the kit, hen saw Stevenson there and others quarreling John Et jr'i ston told Miss Susie that be did noi tieslie to tuss in her bouse, but he would shoot the ton ot a b?b before he left the yard. Wit n?-^s understood K. to refer to Stevenson. Mr. O'Toole theu had words with Stevenson, and wu.ess told the latter not to go out, as Eggles up tlueaened to sboot him. Stevenson repliel that lu did not tblnk they would be so cowardly as to all fall upon him. Eggleston and his party then went out, and Susie Urebling tried to persuade Stevenson not to go, as they were ? ai'lt g for him outside. Stevenson, however, j pel ?is t- d in going, and witness followed after. At the gate witness saw Stevenson fall and twon en run from him. Stevensou bad a knife ai d while flourishing it sa'.d he could lick the v bole party. Mr. Stevenson was then carried lr.to the house and be remarked that he thought it was O'Toole who struck him. After Ste venson left O'Toole came back and staid all it gbt. The next morning O'Toole passed tLmngb the breakfast room and was told that Mevtnson was badly hurt. The question of cairyirg weapons also came up, and O'Toole r? marked that he would carry a weapon any time. for Stevenson, and that it would be a pity it 'lie t? of a b?h did not die. Mr. E^glestoo enme to the bouse some days after the occur rence but he disclaimed striking Stevenson. When >tevens?.n came back to the house after being struck witness thinks a Mr. Plume and a Mr Baldwin, clerks In a store on Ninth street, w? re <h? re. J-. lUt G'? ahom testified that she and Mr. O'Toole w? ik bt. vmir some words and Mr. Stevenson in er'.ered and threatened to cut any man's thr< at who would strike the woman. St?*ven ?<n ?a" brandishing a knife, and O'Toole told him to put up the kni'e and he would fight him a Ctt flf ht. Witness did not wait to see any b.o r, but went up stairs, as she had business to ntt>nd to. Subsequcntlv saw Stevenson. O looie tame back at a o'clock, and staid the hhlRn-.e of the night with witness. O'Toole said nothing whatever to witness of the fuss S^emon. or anything hearing apon it, " ht-n O Toole took ofl bis clothes witness did not notice any weapon: nor did O'Toole's dress present 8 disarranged appearance, as though he 1 ad > etn in a souffle. O'Toole did not wash his hi nds whea he came to the room of wit tt s.-, Mid there was no appearance of blood or dir I'pt n l is p?rson. Suur Cref,fling, (the keeper of the house where this aflair occurred,) testilied that she did not know a great deal more than had l.eeu s-ated. On the night in question she went into the dtning.room hearing a scuftie, and there v-^esome gentlemen th-re. Among the num. b> r were I>. W.Irving nnd the other defend en's [Ihis witness could not remember the nanes of th- gentlemen, but said she could Tell Who they w. re If che saw them, aud a* all tbefibuv r-.rned defendants were in the stiiti^n lot.se, thev wire called before witness, and she rnc< giazed all of the ahove named de. tenciants a- of the party iu the dining-room ] Mr. Stevenson was also there, and the trou ble tPf-med to be about some one striking a wr.man. Witness h?-ard two or three make ti n ats .Si nie of the party eaid thev would w ait outside the hoti^e a]i nieht in order to s*e St' Vinson. Did not see weapons used, but saw Mr. Stevenson have a small dagger. Saw no t i e else with a weapon. There were one or t^o vho le lJoved Stev*'H*oii out. A tall rrar. wi'h black ryes and hair, said he would watt tor Stevensohn. All of the party went out toge fer, and witness tried to persuade de ceived not to go out. When Stevenson went out witness followed him to the gate, (the house stands back.) aud r marked to Nellie she was afraid something vu't i.i happen to Stevenson. A few momenta ajurvards Stevenson was on the pavement nourishing a dagger. Hesaid be bad been shot. There was rio person but one man around Ste v Escn. The man referred to was unknown to witness. Wi.ness did not go near Stevenson until he was washed off, as the sight of blood always sickens her. O'Toole came back to the h. use arter Stevevenson was washed and had !?.it, Mnd he (O'Toole) remained tbereall night. W bea Stevenson was shot the gaslight was shining Mirbtiy. .Witness went out of .he r ouse and heard him say he was shot, and re turned to Her room. He said they have shot me. Hy Mr. Bradley?Witness heardMr. Steven ecu say It he ever met the party he would kill them. Ore ot the party said if he would put nwsy t<is ktife und come out they would have a Ji t fifbt, when fee (Stevenson) replied that kn r?eVef ,ODgbl tbHt wa^' he fought with a It wn= ? bout hall past twelve when tne affair oc< nrrt d. J lis ti.eOib- rsoc remarked that the testlmon v atrnti hi Mpzhrs Irvii-^ and Si*f?on appeared to be bu! slight, i Ut be thougfat the Criminal ( oi.rt was ti e proper trib#hal to decide on the f^iiilt ai>(I ii'.autf i.ce ( 1 tbe p;irties. Mr. Bnidley 8:ud tt at the evidence in his oj in !or. (ii;i not couple Sisson with the trans a *ion. Mr. Wilsor, As-istant District Attorney, ft - that tbe ra-e had r?-t?er go to conrt! hut he t ad no objection to Nr. Sisson making a e worn statemeiit. Mr. Dond (j. ?vi* rn we.s sworn, and testified ':ibt he wt;s at'he h u-e in <'orn"anv with Mr Irwin, Lieut Luke, Mr oTooie, Mr. Smith,' ai ci Mr. Li:).*lesion. They went thereafter 11 o c!i>i k, a;ni wi ce^s s-t down on the piano stool i d tfcrmped on the k^ys Smith aud a firl called M.-.ggie sat -ntaeaofa. A large, 'all man t *im?* in ar?d -sk- d w at Le (wi'n -ss) w;.s Uoii.g with a Sou h-rn hat on; aud after ?<n;e wo-, j h? went out towa-d* the kitchea ej u w iti i>s v. nt in th>^ S im-direction, he*r i' r s ne wi'ti'- pass h-tw-n sr>m?> oarti >n. f?' fo< le esid to the tail r: an tha he ?hould not littve or-.v.ii ttie k i?- < n n m, rind asked him to pi t it cp. The t.?'| ma-i went townrd's Su Fie s ro. rr, hist came r>;tcit, and witaess left ?rd wtiu hoi- e io 1c 1 i V -tr-et Wita-^s do?s t ki i w whether he left E gjevon and O'Tcole at the d< or or iii the hdase, but tliinks he le;t th> m at the d tor. I'y >ir. Dradley?While he wis m the parlor be ^id i:ot hear any ? v. ? -ay if f>y only had a rho 'er they -.vcald rna'te: him i <y hi^ d rk down. The party m-t at Irvial's store and went rp t!.ere csisuaily. Mr If IK lrvinp ('"no of the ar-cus^d) made tt e fclioing voluntary statement: Th>* par y had leen goii g teg th^r -hat t'igh'. Tnev met at the st.,r? of wttne^n's fa her, oi Seventh smet They went over to ttie station hjuse. a- i'aual, wh?re they pot something toe^t a-id d ii It, and the went to th? tiryet*', on D street, and afterwards 'o Sn>ie Orcvlia'a. Witness was si ting in th? r?om aitourein? the parlor, avd heard bi?u word- i.i th-r>3t* VKKiHlSi kttr^0' a. h * t H>lt bis stand nevr O Toole end t,-; deceas,d:?nd itTn"p*aVd%Tt O Toole i ad att rapteu t0 str,!re a Satiy on; of fun. The decea-ed drew a knife and said no ot e should rtnk? a I tdv wh. r.; he w is. and th* deossed told E'fle..- iu ?jiW pr^n?n e of ttie whcl? party that he con Id whip them all <) Toole said he had no waoo^s. and t ie d * ceased said be torglit ' wuh a knit*. Deceased w?*nt into M"?8 Susie's room. Wit nets saw a friend of deceased Ii the rojin (a ruan with blacJt wh'skers) who told him ts ci-me bu k, bnt deceased c ime out iu th-? roo-n again and sa<d tbe matter could b^settl-d with a drink and went nway, but h^ returned short ly again and said he could whip anv oa* io tbe room; ard some ore pr-po-ed to leav\ a id Esrleston, Smith, Luke a*d wiinajig i^ft. (Sre versou retraining in th*- bonsa.) and went to Mr Bn'b r'j. where thev got something to eat and drink This was heft>rs ia o'clock, a id they remained at Butler's orer half an hiar Lifti'.Lukr corroborate 1 this statement, extent thatEggl ston raid if h? had ashnoterbe wou'd make the man put th? knife down. Jn?ile? ?Jiberson announced that he vau'd dismiss TJ^-on. and committed Francis O'Tjol? I>. W Irving sod Lieut. Orrick Luke to ini for conrt. w ?'^u FiEsirTioss?The Hoard of Enrollment this mi n ing e?eu,p:ed tbe following at Oaptvla Scbet 'r's b? at'quarters, Fourteeuth s-reet and New Ttork u\ erne: V. m. Weitih^tger. Sd war\ alienage. Henry Blcudbnm, 3d ward, over 35 anl Bar* ri.-d. Tborra? Murphy, 3d ward, alienage. Wir> Lvr^h. Rtb ward, over tt ?'?d married. J. W. Franklin, 3d ward, disability. Baata Renshaw, let ward, alienage. Maurice En right, 5tb ward, alienave. N Ji-bn Brown, 2d ward, over 35 and married. P. Har? tP, 3d ward, over 35 >u>d married. SUles S.Trttmboll, le' ward, nnderaga. John T- C. Brown, 7t4 ward, o\er 35 and n^rri-d. , ,, - Hartmnn, 8rt alienag*. W'm.T Setoloe?er. 31 wardnibimv. 1 Bob* rt Fiuverald, ftth ward, alienage. lianiej ricfcet. Iff ward, alienage. lotor K Uoeoarh, irt ward, under age. D\r?ei HaTV?n?an,4d ward, ali-nage. Jo*i? B< ce*-, 4th wr*, aliernge. 1 ? v? I'kllltr*. 1*t ward, nnrfer age. Win, Arendes, 4th ward, alleaage. Thos. While, 5th ward, uver .To au<lanarr.? j Gpo. U . Slant, I Hi. district, disaMlitf. y ra. Dotnt'y, 7th ward. uuder a?t?. J. I). O'lKJimell, 6-ta ward, di**bility. Geo. Thrmas, a<i ward, oT-r re and'marr Jcbn J. Dover, 1st ward, alienage. E. M. JShatTer, ad ward, disability. Michael Connor, llih district, siliena^ Geo C. Poulton, 3d ward, un.ier ag?. t; RobinSi'ii. 4th ward, over !ii aud mirriM Jno>mitb. ad ward and Sth district, over t;. T.J. Powers, Sih ward, over 3.} and marr -d Harrison Kosdick. 3d ward, transferred tj third class. IVnjanun T-. Babcock, 4th ward, traaslerrM to *lii> d class. Wm. Chas??, 5'h ward, over 3,". and marri?(j Robert Lylee, Sd ward, undor a?e. Churles Johnson, 11th district, under a?f George Davis, 1st ward, under a?e. J. H. Pay ne, ?th district, over 33 and nsarri*.i Harney Kelly, 3d wnrd, alienage. f^olorron Holland. 5?h ward, alienage. Wm. R. Gookin, lath district, ali?nae*. Henry R. George, 5th district, now in st-ryU* Albert Ludwir, 5tli ward, nliensee. Wm. M. Hardv, :id ward, disability. Joseph Ij. Rarker, "th ward, disability. John Herlihy, Sd ward, alieuag*. Tobias Kappeler, 5th ward, alienage. John Dorser, 4th ward, alienate. Jam^s E. Miller, ad ward, mother elect*. A*Y A1?L?.0BMATroS RESPECTING BETTY atd N?LL1B WHEBLIR will ha thankfully received by MARIA L. K1DDBR, *07 B St.. bet. ?d atd 3d. do C2 2t* WANIhD-Attbe American T?>|r?p!i Offiff. L13& P;nn. avenu*.) three brUht, intelli gent BOV*. of good address between the age* of fiftrm scd eighteen, that can cotne with flrat-claM leromirendations; bods o>.h? r used apply. de an DD?-T*L NOTICE ? R. BOF'AR Wishes to inform his pa tients and the public, that, for ths pre sent, they csn re attended to at h'l retl derce. corner Third and Faytte sts., opposite tht Monastery, Georgetown, D O. de *2-sfjt* CjC HEW ARD.? btrayea from the subscriber "on the IStb inst a White and Red OOW, w-tk the * nd of the laft born broken off. The abwe r? ward w'l! be paid if returned to the subscriber c tbree dollars if informed where she mar be found If 0. A. 8BNC18TACK RBWA RD?Stolen fr?m the Stable of th* qp**it sT>bscrib?r at Tennallytown. D O., on th, night tf- December 15th. a large DAT M a* about 1(1 hands high ; left hind foot white; *tar ia herfrrehesd Whoever will r?turn Raid Mare to the undersigned will receive 92>for the Mare aa4 Sr> tdditional for the thief deg 31? FRANCIS 0URR4* t on REWARD?Strayed away or stolen^n the 21-1 day of December. 1SS3, two Iron gray Mare COLT8. (one a Mttie darker than th? other, and 2K years old.) from my stable. on N *t bet ?th and 7th street* west. The abore reward Will he paid if returned to me 1 JOBN KREEM4N. No. 480 K et , bet 6ta and 7th west. de B-jt* Washington City GARRIAGBSt CARRIAGES! OARRIAOB8 I F? On hand LJPHT CAftRIAGES. o?the hegt -oak. r nd nnis*. rnch as Top and N:) top Raggif*. Rooy sways. Extension and Half-topn, Boit Wagooi a AC. Repairing pr^mptlr attended to. EOB'r H. GRAB AM Coac^inakor. _d*M-St 3T4 D etreet and 477 8th street ?8G8, RUTT1K, Ao. 1(0 dos. Presh Eggs, 6 cents Jen than Market price. 2 bble. Roll lintter 10 bb's 8weetCid<r. Rsisins,Cnr'ants. Citron. An. Jrst r*erj*?d ar 4 selling rhe&p for cafh, a* I w J ffir.re to Baltimore, Jan Jet. de22 !>t W. OORWIN BURGY 1 LLCBTS A T B D BOOR 3. Byron, Moore. Pope. Ecoit. Dryden, Cvak, Ponthey, Barns, S'-akipeare, Tasso, Dante, Cb*uncer, ? . Kirke White Wordsworth. Ac ire in the Cr^eft Tnrl#f morocco tuJ rail ricdiEgii. Maty of them Kr-tr-is^ Mitior del? FEANCK TATLOK jjOSWlLL'3 M K D I O A TID COUGU OANDT U the moat pl'asant and effectual remedy,knosa for Coughs, Colds, Bronchitia, and all affeetioa* of the Throat or Lungs. Sold by all respectable Druggists and at BOSWELL'S Drugstore. deft 3t* cor M4 aye, and 7tli at. pOS ill B HOLIDAY 8 . Fisher's Mineemest. Felf-Pising Buckwheat. Beif-Bieing Flour folden Bj run and Melaeaes New Currants. Pai>ins. and Citron. Few Fige, Prunes, Cranberries. Canned Fruit, Canned Vegetables. Cooking Wines and Brandies Chsmpsgne Cider on draught, Ac. For sale at ? ? r#1^ . EG AN A PBRRIB-S d?21-4tjf (Chron.) cor. M and !>th rts. Tn.? FROM LONDON" JR?*1J.otjon of Proieetilee. By Maj. Owen. R V tilled Ordnance. By L? nail Thomas. Newedi Tanfcert on the Use of Field Artillery. Borwa bp on the Shrapnel Shell Jerrii's Our Bnginea of War. Col. Burns'Oneiuons and Answers on Artidery Hrpptemeot to Bormaaa on tne Shrapnel Shell Hyde* principles of Guiinery fiii Howard Douglas''Naval Guunery. Pooffera's Projectile Weapons of War. Burns' Artillerist's Practice Cards. *et? FRANCE TAYLOR. RD'S KJW THEATER. CHRISTMA.rTFTBHNOON. TBI DRUNKARD; or, TAB FALUN SAVED. This great moral drama, which ia its actio* h*? more el04U*nee than words oyer knew anl it * thriving exhibition cf the hjrro*? and mi?-ri-? a'i'ingrrom teat greatest o* earthly torp>tad4? diunkenne-s?will be presented, in purauanse with Mr. Ford's csua' anital euatcra on Ohri^tniit Afternoon. The Drnc>ard is aleaaou anl powerful example to the mind of youtb aa to the load of sin srdtbe tra n of evl wnirh fal! ta the lctofthj rum t r'nke". The n'ay will be out upin the s;&;a with all the forsibte ant inimit'ible eloqn c?a which fu'rounds dramatic repreaentatfoas. *nd cinr ot fa'l to b? an ? ffer^ual inar-ruan'it of go-i j Itr inifinfpr C' rlatmn Art?rnoon at Pord'4 New Theater, at prer:Ri>ly 2 o'-'ork. d? i'2- t CAPITOL HILL. BDWIH BBALD ft CO,, Dealers in TIN AND WOODBN WARE. Corner Penn. avenue and Third street east. de ai lm Washington. P. O. A. V. URAY A CO., DiiLsas in HARDWARE, CUTLFi?Y, RAR IROy. <*c . 8cctHFAt* Coassa Pktikth Ptkkut UDMi^i C HCbLTTtt AVKXUI, <*s >1 Washington City. ("TnTTTTi ? O R B B 8 B English Dairy OHBE8B. Parmesan do Far Pago do ?ruvere Oo Edam do Vrrk Cream CHBEFK. Ai) of finest quality. For sa'e by KTNCT a BURCqBLL. Corner of Vermont urenve aai de 5' l*th gtrset. rpBl UBD*Rf 1GNBD- TRA5 KF'JL For Past " F??r ??. s this r^thel of informing h'i o \ ? h'ic ia g*neral. that he Is w a^erarrd to fll all <r <?r? ?or the Okriataas Po:id?*s. Part*?ular attention is called to my fine a?M)rtment of FBI NI B CONFBOTIONBRT s ANCV CAKB8 and JSLLIB8. Parties vithirg to and Cak *, etc., to their fr.Vnds ir V e army, navy. >r aiiew?sre, oaa hay* il-em ca.etuJ y packed teady fo- 'hi T>eut. T. POTEITTIHT. 279 P*rn>?'T*nla ay-nue, de sn*J b*t 1' tb ane Hth ats . aoath aide. NBW ATI RACTION. 1 Ftrtt*?U? Shoe *tor? In 71k Itrert* I BATE OPENED TBI LARGEST. fiiVAST, AND CHEAPEST, BOOT AMD SB JI STOdB in t> e city of Washington, with a very extensive t!t??>k of LADIES' M1**E">. OBILDRBN'S, ?EN I'h AND BOIB BOOTH AND SBOIS, Of ey*-ry Style and (Quality, at price* to a tit every body I. ROSENTHAL. Fo. 417 7th street. Intelll^enoer Sleek. Sd door aboye D street, weat side. ??" A great variety of M1LITART BOOTS. DO'S ?>R|? BILLIA&DSt BILLIARD? AGENCY PHELAS 4- COLLBNDER'S CELS ERASEV MAMVFACTORY. BTLVI ARD TAPLVS, OUBS, BAT.L8, CLOTHS. CbALK, RRlMlB^. LBaTHkRS, BAC-aTBI 1 ? ?A1> S and all oths ' ?rt ctes in th^ B.iliard Pn*ineeealwna on latd at manufactory prices. ?-?* JO!-?AB SIMPSON, 4.10 Pevasvlvania ?venue, de "H-St? A^n* or Phelan A Oel!*nder, K IN8. WV'CI E.Gt fat 4 q aarter boxes Buu*h %at iust reeeired 425 LsterHa?S1N6. -ft *>t*>nmro ia*t reee ardiefale^T J ? O H SBMM1S A OO , Mo. fSS ecrnerJ'h ?t e-t aud La. av . Opoonta Wast Bad I^Ren | C?etar Mark*t I D TBI - " * 1 V TBI Bn'lare' Teste made and or eal* hp BARNES * SON, Sail Makers. ?*? Bleyenth d'A ae?r W??V wt?f* *-a*..evifcu rtrti for ea'e atthe tdSe** un* tef, at ?iv oat* per roui%d, "V T