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THE EVENING ST A It.
? . D. WALLAI M. gdifr anil Pr?t?riefr.
WASHINGTON CITY t
THURSDAY WW 19. I0?4i
*/" R3ADING MATTER ON gYKRY PAG1
III OUTBID* rOK INTERESTING TKLI
GRAPHIC AND OTHER MATTER.
Grant Moves on the Enemy!
UK IS PUSHING LEK SHARPLY ON THK
LEE FALLING BACK TOWARDS BOWLING
i Correspondence Associated Press ]
HBAIXjrADCEK^ AF.MT OF THE POTOMAC.
May lb.?Yesterday was spent in making
preparations for an attack this morning, and
we aspect a battle to-day, provided Lee has
rot disappeared, which is not at all probable,
the p< blished reports to the contrary notwith.
His army was in strong entrenchments yes
terday in front of the 5th corps, on the stage
;oad. nrteeu guns being counted in one place,
with strong lines of earthworks, wherever the
openness of the country permitted a view.
Last night a body of stragglers arrived here
firom Washington, to the number of 600, in
oludlng seventeen officers, some of them hav
lng surgeon's certificates of disability and
Othprs slightly wounded. Qen. Meade has or
dered the latter to be tried by court martial.
Many resignations have been sent in within
the past two days All will have to be accepted
for the good of the service. It is believed that
no officer capable and disposed to perform his
duty at this time would resign.
It was reported yesterday afternoon that the
enemy were moving columns of troops and
wagon trains toward Bowling Green, under
the impression that our army were endeavor
ing to tum their right.
This morning, at 1 40, firing opened briskly
on our right, a*d it is believed Gens. Grant
and M^ade intended to pus>h the rebels sharp
A large force of cavalry from the dismounted
Camp have arrived here witb fresh horses and
will be of great service to the army in the ab
sence of Sberldan's command.
May IS, 6. a. m.?From the firing it is be
lieved the enemy are falling back, as the sounds
FROM THE FRONT.
ORAM MAKES A31 ADVANCE.
LEE REPORTED TO HAVE EVACUATED HIS
WORKS AND CHANGED HIS POSITION.
FIGHTING TESTERDAY. IN WHICH THE
BIGHT WING AND CENTER WERE
P.UMOR THAT BUTLEB HAS FALLEN BACK
TO BERMUDA HUNDRED.
The steamer State of Maine arrived here at
four o'clock this morning with about lour
hundred wounded. Among them were about
The boat brings up a report that at 4 o'clock
>eeterday morning a charge upon the rebel
works was ordered, when it was discovered
that the enemy had ehanged position on their
Cavalry was sent in pursuit, and Gen. Grant
was preparing to push the whole army for
The steamer Utica, which left belle Plain at
1 o'clock this morning, brings a report that
lighting commenced yesterday morning, and
that at ooon the right wing and centre ol our
army were engaged.
It was also reported there by an arrival from
Point Lookout that Butler had met with a re
verse, and had fallen back to his entrench
ments near Bermuda Hundred. The wounded
from Butler's command w?n Untied at ruint
Lookout yesterday afternoon by the City of
New York. v
Late from the Army of the Potomac.
ARBIVAL OF THE HOSPITAL STEAMER CON
NECTICUT WITH FOUR HFNDRED AND
SEVENTY NINE WOUNDED.
TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION BETWEEN
GENERAL GRANT S HEADQUARTERS
AND BELLE PLAIN,
COMPLETION OF THF. AQUIA CREEK AND
PITIFUL CONDITION OF TnE WOUNDED
BROUGHT UPON THE CONNECTICUT.
The hospital steamer Connecticut, Captain
t&aahan, which left Belle Plain at 2 o'clock
sterday afternoon, arrived at Sixth street
wharf last evening at half-past 5 o'clock, with
wounded on board, In charge of Surgeon
Hood. Parties who left Gen. Grant's head
quarters a few hours previous to the departure
of the Cencecticnt from Belle Plain, report
t lat no fighting had taken place up to that
time. It was expected that the ball would
open yesterday or to-day, (the weather per
mitting,) as Qen. Grant euly desired a few
hours' time in which to complete his arrange
ments tor a general advauc*. The reinforce
ments bad been assigned to the various dlvi
Bion?, and all the troops seemed anxious for
the coming great struggle. Nothing was
known of the reported junction of Breckiu.
ridge's forces with Lee's, neither was the re
Telegraphic communication has been estab
lished between headquarters and Belle Plain*
the work upon the line having been completed
The railroad between Aquia Creek and Fred
ericksburg has been completed, and it was
thoaght that trains would be running in a day
or two, as the cars and engines sent from Alex
andria had arrived at Aquia Creek.
As soon as the cars begin running, the boats
?rtli land at Aquia Creek Instead ol Belle Plain
The wounded brought upon the Connecticut
consisted of those lett in the hospital to the
left of Spottsylvania Court-House, which was
abandoned by our forces and taken possession
of by the rebels, and which was afterwards re
captured by Gen. Grant. Owing to the leglect
of the rebel surgeons, the wounds of these men
were in a frightful condition, which rendered
cecetsary to exercise the greatest care in
moving the wounded from the hospital to the
baat. The surgeon and officers in charge of
this itesmer were verv attentive to the suf
ferers, and were from live o'clock Tuesday
evening to two o'oiock yesterday afternoon in
placing them on board. The wounded limbs
of taste men were black, and in maay in
stance* terribly swollen, requiring tbe imme
diate and solicitous attention of our sargeons
and their assistants who were ever ready to
appJy theneiessary remedies. Three wounded
..oldiei*, whose names are unknown, died on
: upward trip.
IMrf? Wrt9 a auMf Of MM W#OA0?4
among thoee brought up on the Connecticut, I
turw ?1 Whom died t*Iore rsachlng this city. ]
These rebel wour.ded C?lf that while the Con
federates bad possession of the hospital they
were treated bat little better than our wounded,
and complain that tbe rebel surgeons robbed
them of their money and such food as they had
in their haversacks. One poor fellow, who
had a limb amputated, remarked to one of the
at-endants on the boat that he was glad he had
"fallen into tbe hands of clvilixed people, and
that he was ??surprised at the kind treatment
he had received."
Upon the arrival "of the steamer at the wharf
in this city, It was found necessary to convey a
portion ?1 the wounded to the hospital on
stretchers, as some of them were suffering with
such intense pain that it was impossible for
them to bear Uie jostling of the ambulances
over the rough roads.
Too much praise cannot be awarded to Dr.
Waters, the surgeon in charge of the Sixth
street wharf, who was untiring in his attentions
to the wounded, and who exerted all hi* efforts
to have them removed to comfortable quarters
as speedily as possible.
There has been no time since the first Bull
Run battle when the prospect for the Union
cause was as bright as at this moment. Generals
Grant's and Mead?'s operations have been a
series of most Important successes in their
betkring on the future of the campaign. Slowly,
and at great cost though it may be, they have
driven Lee back from line of defense to lint* of
defense, with losses, in killed, wounded and
stragglers, fully equal to ours, and three times
as large in prisoners and five er six times as
lurge as ours in artillery. At least ten thousand
or our slightly wounded, enervated and strag
glers will be back in line in the next fortnight;
while Grant has already been joined by at
least twenty thousand fiesh veteran troops,
and many thousands more are being pushed to
tbe front. We are very sure that by Saturday
night be will be as strong, quite, as the day he
crossed the Rapidan. While he will then be
clear of e%*ery wounded man and prisoner, Lee
will still be greatly embarrassed by the presence
of thousandsof his wounded. Sheridan, Averill,
Kautz and Orooks having immeasurably em
barrassed him by destroying his means of
clearing his camps of them, and they have also
plawd great havoc with his depots of pro
vsions and war materiel everywhere within
one hundred miles of his position. Richmond
is dow completely isolated; her every railroad
being so damaged as that months will be
required to get them again in fair running
Butler's operations, too, have been most im
portant in their hearing; holding a large force of
rebels in front of Richmond and threatening to
reduce it at any hour. We have no fears what
ever tor him, as for Lee to detach a force suffi
cient really to endanger him, will insure his
own speedy utter defeat by Grant.
Nothing more than he Is accomplishing could
possibly be asked of Sherman, whose operations
are just now quite as important as those of
< Jrant; and if concluded before O.'s, must exf rt
tremendous influence towards securing the
latter's triumph. Scholield, too, is greatly aid
ing our operations elsewhere; his career being
as marked a series of victories as those of Sher
man. It is not true that Steele has surrendered
in Arkansas; bat, en the contrary, we are
rapidly recovering 1-n that quarter from the
temporary effect of Binks' disastrous blander.
We submit these facts to the public as the
plain reasons why we feel greater confidence
at this moment than ever before in the opinion
that the current campaign will substantially
end the war in favor of the cause of the Union.
SIEQE OF FORT OARLINQ.
TERRIBLE FIGHTING ON MONDAY,
Fortress Monroe, va., May 17.?The
transport George Levy arrived here this morn
ing, heavily laden with wounded of yester
day's fight before Fort Darling. The engage
ment is represented as being most desperate.
Gen. Heckman 1b reported wounded and in the
hands of the enemy.
The Thomas Collyer brought to the Point,
this morning, the rebel crew of the gunboat
Bombshell, which was captured about a
fortnight since in Albemarle Sound. They
numbered thirty-five men, and were all re
markably well clad.
REPORTS FROM RICHMOND
Beauregard Reinforced?Rebels Crowding
Troops into Richmond?Great Efforts to
[Washington correspondence ft. Y. Post ]
A telegraphic mesaengeremployed in Peters
burg, Virginia, who has just escaped, states
that Beuregard has been reinforced by Ran
som's di vie ion, and me rebels were crowding
their forces into Richmond by way of Greens
boro and Danville. He states that there are
five iron clads at Richmond, and that there are
heavy batteries on tbe James river from War
wick's te Drury's Bluff.
He believes that the rebels are making every
effort to put their united strength in Lee's
army against Lieut. Gen. Orant. He says the
prevailing opinion in the country around
Richmond is that if they can bold the capital
during this campaign the war will terminate;
consequently every effort Is directed for its
The rebels have great confidence in the gen
eralship of Lee, and express the belief that the
city of Richmond would have fallen a week
since under any other commander.
The Effect cpow the Market.?The New
York Tribune of last evening says:
??Gold, under the effect of the fraudulent
Proclamation, sold up to 194)f, and receded to
i-i v alter the statement that it was a forgery.
Serious alarm has been caused by it, and at
noon the quotation is up to 1?3\.
?Stocks on the street were all higher, in
sympathy with gold, and buyers are operating
with creat confidence."
ry-^=?KNIOHT8 OF PYTHIAS?WASHINGTON
il_5 LODGE No. 1.?Officers and members of
tins Lod*? are hereby notified to assemble In the
lsrtfe icom. Temperance Hall, atf).^ o clock on
FRIDAY fcVENING. iOth inst..for the purpose of
pacing a fraternal visit to Franklin LodgelSo. 2.
ByVrder: JOEL R. WOODRUFF, W. C.
Wm. R TtrroMB. Scribe. my 19-?t
rr*="NoTlCK.?Tn^r? will be a regular monthly
LL5 meeting of the lia^men^s Association to
beheld on THURSDAY KVENln^; *t Se clock,
at the William Tell Hotel. The mtjmbers are *0
? nested to be punctual in their attendance, as it is
or the election of officers and other important
my 13-2t* JOHN T. BRAXTON. Sec.
MpA CONCERT OF VOCAL MU8IC WILL
be given by the pupils of the Female Sec
ondary School, under the direction of Prof. J. H.
Danief.at the Smithsonian Institution,on THURS
DAY EVENINO, the 19th instant, commencing at
6 o'clock The proceeds of the concert will be
I unfd for the purchase of pianos for the school.
Mr J. F. Ellis has kindly offered the use of one of
I his finest pianos for the occasion. my 17-3t
fV*?FAIR AND FESTIVAL.-The Fair and
IL ? Festival of the Foundry M. E. Church,
corner 14th and G streets, will continue another
wrek, for the purpose of raisin* funds towards
building their new church. Tho public are cor
1 diafly invited to attend. my 16-6t
IV=F=?1G? CREAM, C0NF1CTI0N1RV, AO.?
. [L5 Receptions, Parties, Weddings. BaUs,Sup
per*. Fairs and other entertainments furnished at
shortest notice and most reasonable terms. Ice
Cream and Water Ices made by steam power, war
ranted to be the best In the city, wholesale and re
tail, delivered to any part of the city. Charlotte
Basse, Jellies, Pyramids and WeddincCakes made
to order, at JOSEPH SHAPFIELD'B Confection
ery, 3t*6 Sixth St., bet. G and H. ft 11-Sm*
MR. M. WILLIAN WILL BE THANKFUL TO
any surgeons or officers in charge of hospitals
for information of any wounded Hungarians under
their care. M. WiLLlAN,
n,y I9 .it 336 Penna. avenue.
^ ' DISSOLUTION.
Partnership existing between the under
trading as J. B Smith & Co., sutlers to 1st
regiment P. R. C., is this day diswlved by mutual
pfinKPfit Ao. aS. oMI *
May 11.1864. [myl9 3t?) PHILIP F. FRY.
T" E~B E8A CABRENO
Begs to announce her
GRAND FAREWELL CONCERT
FRIDAY EVENING. May rth,
AT ODD FELLOWS' H A LL_.
: Aided by her company of talented and favorite
1 "is|l; found at Ellis's Music Store and at
i QMMCt to 8* o'olooi. Uw
Municipal Bltction ?Candidates, fcc,
flr*?r?NOTICE.?The loyal voter* of the Sixth j
I Ward who are in fnvorof John H. Seui'n''* i
for Mayor ?f Washington. are requested to meet ?t
the hall <>f the Anaeostia Engine Company on FRI
DAY EVENING, Mar MB, at 7H o'clock.
my 19 2t*
?V^?THK UNCONDITIONAL UNION VOTERS
\L " of the Seventh Ward favorable to the re
election of Richard Wikliach for Mayor, we re;
quested to meet at Inland Hall on THURSt>A\
EVENING. May 13th. at 8 o'clock, to nominate
candidate# for Board of Alderna?-n, Common Coun
cil, and Assessor. my 1' 3t*
II iB "SEVENTH WARD.
IJJ? FOR RE-ELECTION.
UNCONDITIONAL UNION CANDIDATE
my iyt* frETER HEPBURN ,
rv^^ UNCONDITION AL UNION TIOKET.
ITj FIRST WARD.
JOHN R. TURTON.
Fop. Common Council?
H. C. WILSON.
JOHN A RHEEM.
jnyJ6 te* THOMAS H. DONOHUE
rr5="FOURTH WARD INDEPENDENT UNION
Fop. Mator?? ,
JOHN H. SEMMES,
For Common Council?
WM. H. BALDWIN,
GEO. X. KENNEDY.
[Intel., Repub., Chron. &. Con. Union.]
JOHN H. SEMMES.
PETER M. PEARSON.
For Common Council?
JOHN G. DUDLEY,
JOHN H. BIRD. my 1*M3t*
KF F0 U "XON ifjK?TN.00N1,"I0KiL
J NO. P. PEPPER.
Fob Common Council?
my 12 MICHAEL LARNER.
nr5=* INDEPENDENT UNION CANDIDATE
LL3 t FOR MAYOR,
JOHN H. SEMfifBS.
ap 29 te
UNCONDITIONAL UNION TICKET.
? ? fifth ward.
CHAS. I. CANFIELD.
For Common Council?
WM P. KEROUSON.
JAMES B. DAVIS,
r J. B. WARD.
B. F. DYER. mar 6-Sw*
(Y^s="THIRD WARD-JUiVB ELECTION.?Tt*
' I < unconditional Union voters of the Thirl
W ar4 will support the following ticket at the ap
proaching municipal election, vis:
F0B R&HABD WALLACH.
JOSEPH F. BROWN,
Fob Common Council?
NOBLE D. LARNER,
THOMAS A. STEPHENS,
JOHN W. SIMS.
Fob Assessor ? ? ?
JAMES P cKEAN bp S-tf
fY^=?THIRD WARD- JUNE ELBCTION.-The
'1. ? unconditional Union voters of the Third
Ward will support the following ticket at the June
ALEXANDER R. 8HEPHERD.
Fob Common Council?
N. D. LARNER.
JOB W. ANGUS.
JOHN W. 8IMS. ^ aptt-te
FOR 8ALE?Two HORSES, HARNESS, and
CARTS, at JOHN BLIGH'S Livery Stable,
corner 12th and C eta. my 18-2t*
Ladies and gentlemen wishing
PLAIN SEWING done. Machine Stitching,
and also Gentlemen's Shirts made to order, can bo
accommodated by calling at MRS. MILLS', No.
173 2d street west. between B and C, opposite
Uarnden's Express Office. my 17 1 w *
BEAUTIFUL SILK GRENADIKES,
Black Grodsd with
RICHLY EMDKOIDERED COLORED FIGURES.
We have just received from auction the largest
ard handsomest stock of the above goods ever ex
hibited in this city. Price '5. 87. $1 and $1.25 per
Also. 5ft cases of elc--* *? *? ????? .fciiglisli,
German and American
for summer wear, at exceedingly low price'.
JOS. J. MAY A CO..
30* Pennsylvania avenue,
my 13-2t between 9th and 10th sts.
SCARCE AND DESIRABLR
MI8SES AND CHILDREN'S
BLACK 8ILK SACQUES,
BLACK SILK CIRCULARS,
BLACK SILK MANTILLAS and
CLOTH SACQUES AND CIRCULARS.
N. B. All sizes. At MAXWELL'S
Cloak and Mantilla Store, 32* Pa. ?v?
my 18-6t between 9th and 10th sts.
MORA!* ?e HAYNJEft.
PLAIN AND ORNAMENTAL
WASHINGTON, D. C.
Work entrusted to our care. executed
with neatness and despatch.
Shop?No. 564 7th street, near Canal Bridge,
LACE POINTS AND MANTLES.
One hundred splendid quality REAL FBBNCn
LACE POINTS and MANTLES just received and
will be sold very cheap.
These goods are consigned to us from the largest
Lace House In New Yor?. The prices marked on
them cannot fail to sell the goods very quickly.
J. J. MAY Sc CO.,
308 Pennsylvania avenue,
my 18-2t between 9th and loth sts.
??AVALRY HORSES WANTED.
War Department, Cavalry Bureau, )
Ojffirt of Chief Quit term ister. >
Washington, D. C., Mar 18th. 18M.\
THREE THOUSAND(3,000)HORSES WANTED.
One hundredandsixty-five($ltS5)dollars per head
will be paid for all
delivered within the next thirty (30) days at the
Government stables at Giesboro, D. C.
Sai-d horses to be sound in all particulars, not
less than tivo (6) nor more than nine 9) years old;
from fifteen to sixteen bands high, full in He*h,
compactly built, bridle wise, ana of size sufficient
for cavalry purposes.
These specifications will bu strictly adhered to
and rigidly enforced in every particular.
Payment made on delivery of seven (7) and over.
JAMS8 A. EKIN,
Lieut. Col, and Chief Quartermaster,
myl8-lm Cavalry Bureau._
nft.. 8UMMER OPENING^ ZdfS
SsHrM183 M J- PLATT will,on Thnrsday-CW
SUmMhy 18th, open a new and splendid as
Bortinent of BONNETS. RIBBONS, FLOWERS,
e?,C.. comprising all the latest styles of Paris and
home manufacture, to which she invites the ladies
of Washington and vicinity to call and examine at
her rooms, '24t> Penn. avenue, near 13th st.. and
over the Independent Telegraph Office, my 17-M*
ILITARY AND CITIZENS,
E. LINNBY, Merehant Tailor. No. 1TO Penn.
avenue, between 17th and 18th streets, lias
constantly on hand anew and varied as-"
Bortment of rich
which he will make up in the latest and most im
proved styles. my 17-3t*
Bargainb in millinery
AND CHILDREN' BFANCY HATS,
NEW YORK ESTABLISHMENT.
No. 4 Market Space, aecond door from 9th street.
Having a large and extensive Stock ef Goods,
and desirous of reducing It before the close of the
season, the prices will be marked down much
below their original value.
Ladies will now have the opportunity of pur
chasing an elegant, stylish Bonnet for the same
price they would pay for an inferior one else
The stock is oomplete, with every novelty of the
season. my l7-2w*
OASTUBAGE FOR ANY NUMBEROF HORSES.
I Apply at BROGDEN'S Feed Store, K street,
between 2ist and tad. my 17-St*
COR SALE?At the Foundry Church, corner of
17 14th and G streets, 43 Oharch Beats, with backs
and painted, 16 Venitian inside Blinds, 8 Window
Shades, 26 yards floor Oil Cloth, 2 Furnaces, with
fixtures complete.) Stovsa,and 60 foet of Btove
Pipe, 9*i feet of Picket Fence, with cedar post*
turned, 3 Cords of Ash Wood. All *r uy of tht
above articles will be sold very cheap on applica
tion to D. A. ? ARDNKR, 460 New York avenue,
near 16th street my 16-lf.tf
NOTICE.?All persons having accounts with the
firm of W M. 8IIU8TEB ? CO. are requested
to make an early eettlement. They will find the
books la the hands of W. H. Olaoitt, at the old
All persons baring accounts against the firm are
mMlM KWH tfeMhe HttliatBt MlHfl
3 O'CLOCK P. M.
Further Good News from Sherman
HE DRIVES JOHNSTON FROM RE3ACA AFTER
TWO DAYS HARD FIGHTING.
JOHNSTON ATTEMPTS TO BURN TUE fiAir.
BRIDGE IN HIS REAR.'!
SHERMAN'S RAILROAD COMMUNICATIONS
PERFECTED AND EVERYTHING IN
HOPEFUL CONDITION FOR HIS
On the night of the 15th ol May, johnston
evacuated Resaca after two days fighting,
partly burning the railroad bridge. The
bridge would be repaired in a low days. The
railroad had been repaired as the army ad
vanced from Chattanooga, and railroad trains
arrived at Resaca at 6 p. m. of the 16th, with
forage for the whole army. The men of the
army bad been well supplied from the time
they left Chattanooga. This is most credit
able to the officers of the Quartermaster's De
partment, including those connected with the
military railroads in Tennessee.
THE BOGUS PROCLAMATION.
In a postscript to our last edition yesterday*
we mentioned fhe fact of the arrest of the op
erators at the different offices of the Indepen
dent Line of Telegraph and their commitment
to the Old Capitol, on charge of being con
cerned in the transmission to New York, of the
Messrs. J. Worl, John Locke, and Lis
combe, of the telegraphers of the Independent
Line, are still confined in the Oid Capital. The
ethers have been released
Report had it this morning that Mr. Yillard,
of the Western press: Mr. Lanmau, correspond
ent of the New York Journal of Commerce; Mr.
King, Postmaster of the House, (connected
with a Rochester, N. Y., paper,) and other
newspaper men, had been arrested in this con
nection but we cannot learn that such is the
The bundles of the World of yesterday were
seized at the depot last night by the authori
The World and Journal of Commtrce were not
allowed to issue their papers this morning, but
it is said here that the editors of the World
have explained the matter satisfactorily to
Gen. Dix and that the suspension is only
The bogus despatch is supposed to have been
transmitted by the Western A.-sociated Press
Agents here, bnt it was stopped in New York
and did not get either to Rochester or Cincin
The party who wrote the copies of the al
leged proclamation did so upon duplicate pa
per^ It is said) similar to that used by the As
sociated Press, and this fact tended to deceive
the press to a greater extent.
The offices of the Independent Line in this
I city are still guarded by soldiers of the In
[ valid Corps.
TI1E SITUATION IN THE VALLEY.
I The recent defeat of Sigel need create no
alarm whatever. We know from his own
headquarters, dated but three or four days
before Breckinridge whipped him, that his
force immediately surrounding him was at
least twice as numerous as that of Breckin
ridge, who was then thought (there) to be in
the vicinity of Staunton. Sigel himself was
full of discontent with the extent of his force,
tori distrn?t?d It; we 8UPr",?? " al?
ti uoieu nun. xne uaioacc of his force, under
Averill and Crooks, is more than making np
for Sigel's short-comings. Thus A. and C. are
damaging Lee's prospects far more than Breck
inridge is, or can possibly improve them, with
the force?forty-five hundred men?with which
he is operating iu the valley.
It is believed universally here that the Pres
ident has already ordered some vigorous and
efiective soldier to the command of Sigel's
forces, as to hesitate an instant to do so would
be next to madness.
The Navy Department has received infor
mation of the following captures:
On the morning of the 30th ultimo, off Mobile
Bay, the U S. steamer Conemaugh captured
the schooner Judson, with a cargo of forty
bales of cotton, eleven bales being on rebel
account. The master, (L. II. Thomson) of the
JudBon professed to be a good Union man, but
the vessel was sent to New Orleans for ad
On the 27th ultimo, between Tampa Bay and
Charlotte Harbor, the U. S. Supply steamer
Union captured the English schooner ?'0. K.,"
a noted blockade runner. The ''O. K." was
from Havana, bound to any port on the coast
of Florida. Her cargo is an assorted one, con
sisting of medicines, spirits, cotton, cards, Jcc.
SANITARY SUPPLIES FOR JAMES RIVER.
The Sanitary Commission yesterday loaded
the steamer Kern and a schooner in Baltimore,
with $15,000 to $20,000 worth of sanitary stores,
which were dispatehed in charge of Mr. J. B.
Clark, for Butler's command on James river.
The Commission have recently expended over
$1,000,000 In pickles, kraut, &c., for use in our
Yesterday afternoon, the steamer Daniel
Webster arrived at the 6th street wharf from
New York, bringin; a detachment of about 150
of the Veteran Reserve Corps, who have for
eome time been doingdnty in New Orleans.
TO BE MU8TERED OUT.
The ?th regiment Pennsylvania Reserves ar
rived in this city at an early hour this morn
ing from the front, en route to Pennsylvania,
to be mustered ont of service, their terra of en
listment having expired.
ARRIVAL OF MORE WOUNDED.
The steamer State of Maine arrived here this
morning at 4 o'clock, having on board between
four and five hundred wounded. Among the
number were aboat fifty Confederates.
MORE ONE HUNDRED DAYS MEN.
The itilth Ohio, numbering550men,and 166th
Ohio, 900 men, for special service of one hun
dred days, have arrived.
REBEL DEMONSTRATIONS IN THE
VICINITY OF PORT HUDSON.
New Yobk, May 19?Advices from Port
Hudson to May 7th state that the rebels had
been making considerable demonstrations in
that vicinity. The report was current that
they were entrenohed in considerable force at
and near Clinton.
Gen. Ullman, who is In sole oommand at
Port Hudson, has so completely strengthened
the fortifications of that post as to defy any
attack from ten times the number the rebels
now have in that region.
Oen. Ullman has received important addi
tions to bis army. On the 3d be attacked and
pursued some two thousand rebels over five
miles, but the enemy declined his offer of battle
The guerrillas are very bnsy cutting the
telegraph wires, icc., bnt many had been taken
It is stated the rebels have planted a gun on
the banks of the Mississippi, above Port Hud
son, but it is believed It would soon be cap
Gen. Ullman'* force i? in good Itealth and
4 O'CLOCK P. AL
MOKE OUKKRIL* a OPERATIONS NEAR
"y ^ arrival of the steamer John Brooks,
we ?earn that yesterday afternoon as a small
detachment of troops (mostly of the 9th Massa
chusetts) whose term of service had expired,
were on their way from the front to Belle j
Plain, when about three miles from that place
the officer accompanying the party (Capt.
Smith) walked some distance ahead of the
others, and espied four men mounted, unl
formed the same as our troops.
Thinking tnat they were Union soldiers, he
walked lamiliarly towards them, exclaiming.
"How are yon, boys!" when the party turned
and one of them fired at him, the ball striking
head and inflicting a not serious wound. The
captain immediately returned the fire, and
thinks he wounded one. He called to his men:
bnt the guerrillas scampered off and made their
Guerrillas still infest the neighborhood, and
not a day passes but that some outrage is com
mitted by them. On Sunday last a colonel was
riding a short distance from the Plains, accom
panied by two orderlies, and seeing two men
riding a short distance off, he dispatched the
orderlies to overhaul tbem; but before they
reached them one of the guerrillas wheeled
aiid fired upon the orderlies, killing one of
them. The remaining orderly however, pur
sued them, and succeeded in bringing in one
of the guerrillas.*
The aggravated nature of this guerrilla deed
created great indignation at the camp at the
time, and there was some talk of banging the
fellow on the spot. He will probably be sum
marily court martialed.
It is believed by those living in the vicinity
of the plains that the notorious John Morgan
is in that neighborhood and has the direction
of all the guerrilla movements thereabouts.
Many of our soldiers who saw Morgan in the
west, and who havs caught glimpses ol him
near the Plains, are equally positive that it is
the redoubtable John Morgan who is at work
LATER FROM SIOEL'S COMMAND.
We have news of the arrival yesterday of
two officers from Nigel's position in the vicini
ty of New Market, at Martinsbarg. They re.
port that S. met Breckinridge's advance first
on last Saturday, about one mile east of New
Market, and a smart skirmish ensued followed
by the battle on Sunday, in which Sigel's total
loss wae seven hundred. He tell back across
tbe river and Breckinridge did not follow as
Crooks was close upon his rear.
Breckinridge's infantry is not more than
4,510 strong, and Crooks, we believe, had as
many *roors a week ago. If a collision occurs
between them we feel confidence that Crook's*
will be victorious, as his lorceliave every con
fidence in him and are flushed with numerous
We can have no hope thatSigel will aid him
though the force with him is now twice as great
as Breckinridge's. He is a chronic lagger?
always finding something wanting to enable
him to venture to act efficiently.
The bulls in gold, and for the most part
secessionists, are doing their best to create a
temporary belief that Butler has been worsted.
All who will can see through the motives'of
tneir labors. If he has gone to Bermuda Hun
dred (of which we have no confirmation,
though we hope the rumor may prove true,)
he has done so doubtless for strategic reasons.
In that position, with the gunboats to aid
him if attacked, he is master of thejeituation,
and is free to move in any direction in Bupporl
of thT heavy cavalry force now vigorously
operating in connection with him.
At Bermuda Hundred, so situated, he me
naces Richmond fai more Beriously than if t U
gaged in besieging Fort Darling, being free to
act as the circumstances of the main opeia
tions between Grant and Lee may render ex
iXXVlIlTH OONttKfcBB.-flRflT 8J88I0N,
Thursday, May 1?.
Sbkatb.?Mr. Harding, from the Committee
on Tublic Lands, reported back tb bill to
amend the act of September 27, le50, iu relation
to donation settlers upon public lands in C Ui
lornia, and it was passed.
Mr. Fessenden, from the Committee of Con
ference on the army appropriation bill, made
a report, recommending that the Senate insist
on the amendments thereto, and ask another
Committee of Conference, which was agreed to.
Mr. Morrill, from the Committee of Confer
ence on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses
on the bill for the erection of the Territorial
Government of Montaao, made a report, which
recommends that the Senate recede ffOul its
amendment striking out the words "every free ]
white inhabitant," in regard to voters, and in
serting "all citizens of the United States aud
those who have declared their intention to be
come such," Ac.
A debate arose on the subject in wliich sev
eral Senator? took part.
HorPE.?Tne House passed the Senate bill
changing to the first Wednesday of September
the time for submitting the State Constitution
of Nevada to the people.
Tbe House resumed the consideration of the
Indian appropriation bill, and finally passed it.
Mr. Dawes, of Mass., rising to a personal ex
planation, and referred to the speech of Mr.
Loan, of Missouri, delivered during the dis
cussion of the contested election case from the
seventh Congressional district of that State.
He referred to the fact that Mr. Loan had char
acterized him as a guerrilla who flies a friendly
flag that he may inflict a more effective blow,
and who had earned tbe scorn and contempt of
every honorable man, and had added a foot
note applying to him the expression of Benton
as applied to Petti*, of Indiana, that he was a
"great liar and a dirty dog." He (Mr. Dawes)
had always endeavored to conduct himself
courteously, and as he had no intention to be
unkind, the remarks of the gentleman were un
Mr. Loan, of Missouri, in response disclaimed
any premeditated purpose to be malicious or
unfair, but he considered that Mr. Dawes had
cast an imputation on his personal honor. He
believed that his reply was nothing but a just
and legitimate defense of an unprovoked at
tack. if in the opinion of the House it was an
unjustifiable reply, he begged pardon of the
House, but not of the gentleman. At the in
stance of a friend he had omitted the offensive
Mr. Mallory, of Ky., called attention to the
fact that Mr. Julian had changed his reported
remarks, delivered on a former occasion, aud
had committed an offensive forgery in that re
Mr. Julian said that he did not alter the sub
stance of his remarks, but had merely availed
himself of the privileges of other members to
change the phraseology.
Mr. Mallory replied, insisting on his former
position. He said that Mr. Julian did not make
use of remarks, as applied to him, which ap
pear in the Olobe. The words were never ut
Mr. Julian.?It is false.
Mr. Mallory.?Your assertion that you ever
uttered them is false, and the member knows it
Much contusion prevailed,and demands were
made that the objectionable words be taken
Mr. Julian called on Messrs. Longyear,
Driggs, and Stevens, who said they beard Mr.
Julian utter the language, which Mr. Mal
lory characterized as a forgery.
The controversy was continued at some
length?Mr. Mallory calling on several gentle
men, who said they did not hear Mr. Jnliaa
make the remark that the blood of Mr. Mal
lory flowed in the veins of mulattoes to be
GOV. CVRTIN ISSUES A CALL FOR
ONE HUMORED DAY MEM
FROM THAT STATE.
Philadelphia, May 19th?Governer Curtin
has issued the following.
Whereas?circumstances render It not im
probable that the President of the United
States may, within a short time, call on Penn
sylvania for her Volunteer Mflltia for a brief
term of service;
And whereas the example of the brave men
new in the field from Pennsylvania, who here
tofore on every battle field have been distin
guished for courage and efficiency, but who,
ia iu* !?**; battel ii* Virgiiua, hare sliced
an enviable distinction by tbeir deeds of Tale*
and endurance, should stimulate tbeir brothers
at borne to increased efforts to sustain their
country's flag and exterminate the rebellion ,
Now, therefore, I, Andrew J. Ourtin, Got
tT^or Of the Common wealth of Pennsylvania,
do make this my proclamation, earnestly re.
questing the people of the Common wealth
willing to respond to such a call of the Presi
dent, to join military organizations without
delay, in order that they may not be found un
prepared to do so.
And I do further request that the command
ing officers of all military organizations which
may be formed in compliance with thiB proc
lamation do forthwith report tbe condition of
their respective commands, that prompt
measures may be taken for getting them into
service in case a requisition should be made
by the general Government.
Such calls, if made, will not be for a less
term than 100 days. Tbe troops will be clothed,
armed, subsisted and paid by the United States
and mustered into service thereof.
Oiven under my band at Harrisburg this
l?th day of May.
By the Governor. Eli SLiria,
Secretary of the Common wealth
A GOOD BARBER 8H0P FOR SA?E. on G
fa. street. near22d. Inquire at No 7th st
my 19 3t*
I^OR RENT?A tbree-?to-y BRICK HOL'SETou
K street, near the corner of 17th containing
nine rooms. Inquire at No. 440 13th street, be
twcen E and F. my Kt 3t
B A CARD.
V A Remark in yesterday's 8tar I am accused
of being a swindler. Tbe trial of this case, whiefc
will come on before court, will prove that the ac
'?using party is in fwult and will have to suffer for
making a false statement, thereby inju'ing my
character. JOS. NATHAN.
Washington, May 19, 18*1. It*
D EUR ABLE HOUSE AND LOT FOR RENT -
I bave for rent a fine Brick Dwelling House,
containing 9 rooms, winter and summer kitchen*,
closeta. Ac. The (rounds are spacious and filled
with choice fruit, flowers, Ac.. also a Testable
garden sufficient for a larite family. Posset-aiuu
ttiven 1st June, ami undoubted city references re
quired. L.J. ROTH ROCK, 452 7th at.,
my 19-6t Opposite Patent Office.
Y W. L. WALL A CO.. Auctioneers.
LOT OF OA RDEN SEED AT AUCTION.
On SATURDAY MORNING, 21st instant, at 10
o'clock, we will sell, at the Auction Rooms a large
assortment of Fresh Garden Seed, the stock of a
Seedman declining business.
my.)9 2t WM L. WALL A CO., A nets.
Y WM. L. WALL A CO.. Auctioneers,
At the Horse Bazaar, 9s La. av.
CARRIAGES AND HORSES AT AUCTION.
On SATURDAY MORNING. May Jl, commencing
At Id o'clock, we wilt soil at our Bazaar and Repos
itory, a Jarge number of Horses. Carri g?s and
Harness, comprising about fo>tv Work. Sadiie and
Harness Horses, a part of which is valuable stock.
12 Top acd No-top Hnttry Wagons, Family Car
riaees. and Roekaways,
1 Park Carriage, and Jageer Wagon,
2 very superior Trottir g Wagons,
2 very superior Koad Wagors,
New and Second-band Harness and Express Wag
m?.19-2t W. L. WALL A CO., Ancts.
Y J. C McGUIRE A, CO., Auctioneers.
BRICK HOUSE AT-- D LOT AND VACANT LOT
O* K STREE r NuHTH. BETWEEN NEW J E It
FEY AVENUE AND FIRST STREET WEST.
On TUKiSI AY AFTERNOON May 2d. at U o'olk.
on the premises we shall sell, part of Lot No 5. ii
Square No. 6f>9 fronting about 17 feet ou north K
st, ett. between New Jersey avenue and First st
west and running back 161 feet II inches. improved
by a well built two story and attic Brick Dwellia*
Houre, containing seven rooms, with a pump of
excellent water in the yard
Also, adjoining on the east a Vacant Lot about
19 by 80
Termn: One third :n cash, the remainder iu six and
twelve months, with interest, secured by a deed of
fust on the premises.
Conveyances and stamps at cost of the purcha
my.l9-d J. C. McGUIRE 4 Co., Aucts.
IT Y J. C. McGUIBE A CO., Auctioneers.
FURNITURE. CHIVaTaND GLAS8. BUPERIOTt
PAIR OP CARRIAGE HORSES, CARRIAGES,
harness, robe?, au.
On MONDAY MORN iNG. May 23. at 10 o'clock,
at toe quarters rf tbe late Col. Harris, Marine
Barracks, we shall sell
Several superior marble-top Chamber Suites in
rosewood and walnut, together with other articles
Handsome green edge French China dinner and
d. ssert Ware, cut-glass Ware, Parian China Ware.
At 11 o'elock. in front of the premises, a pair of
superior long tail bay carriage Horses, seveu years
old, well matched acd Una travellers.
Exce lent open family Carriage.
One cloe? family Carriage.
One leather top Buggy.
Wolf Bobe. single and double Harness.
Saddle, Bridles, Netta, B ankets, Ac.
my 19 d J. 0, McGUIRE & CO., Aucts.
|?Y J. 0. MoGUIRE A CO., Auotieneers.
TRUSTEES' SALE 0F~~VALUABLE REAL ES
TATE-BRICK HOUSE AND LOT.
Br virtue of a decree of th* Supreme Court of tbe
District of Columbia, aitting in Chancery, pass d
on the 9th day of May, ?. D.,l?&i, wherein Edwin
C. Morgan and Walter 8. Cox, Trustees, were com
plainants. and Snsan G. Walker et al.. defendants,
we will sell, the following described Real Estate
and tbe improvements thereon, namely. Lot No.
?.i, in Square No. one hundred and seventeen. (117.1
and the improvements thereon, consisting of a
Brick Dwelling House on M street between 19th
and 20th, in the City of Washington. District of
Columbia, on the premises, MONDAY, 13th day if
June, at 6 o'clock p m.
The terms of sale will he, one-third eash, balance
in 6 1*. and 18 months, bearing interest, and se
cured to the satisfaction of the Irustees' purcha
sers will have the privilege of paying all cash.
E C MORGAN. I
WALTER 8 COXA Trustees.
my,19-3awAds J. C McGUIRE A CO. Aucts.
JJY J. C. McGUIRE A CO., Auctioneers.
VALUABLE IMPROVED" AND UNIMPROVED
PROPERTY NEAR FOURTEENTH STBEET
AT PUBLIC AUCTION
On TUESDAY AFTERNOON, May 24th, at 6
o'clk on tbe premises, we shall sell, Eleven Build
ing Lets in Drury's sub-division of Square No. 209,
fronting on Fifteenth street west, between P and
Lots 71,72. and 73, in sub division of Squar* No.
210 fronting together 60 feet on north P street,
bttween Fourteenth and Fifteenth streets west,
running back 130 feet to a 30-foot alley, improved
by a large and substantially built Frame Building
with brirk foundation,formerly used as aChuich,
and capable of being changed to a Cottage Dwel
Terms: One-third in cash, the remainder in six.
twelve, and eighteen months,with interest Secured
by a deed of trust on the premises.
Conveyances at cost of the purchaser,
my 19 d J. C. McGUIRE A CO.. Aucts.
Y J. C. McGUIBE A CO., Auctioneers,
TBU8TEE*S 8ALE OF VALUABLE SLAUGH
TER HOUSE PROPERTY, with Brick Building
Brick and Frame Dwelling-houses.and VACANT
LOTS near the Navy Yard, belonging ts the
estate of tbe late Charles Miller.
On WEDNESDAY AFTEBNOON. May 18th.at
4 o'clock, on tae premises, commencing with the
first named and continuing in the order herein
named, by virtue of a decree of the Supreme Court
ot the District of Columbia, sitting in chancery,
passed on the 9th day of April, 1?64, in a certain
cause wherein Geo. W. Miller is complainant and
hllen Miller et al. are defendants, (No. 146.) we
shall sell? _
Lots Nos. 1,2, 3, 4,5,%. 7 . 8.9,10: 24, 25. 26 , 27, and
23 in Square No. 953. fronting respectively on 9th
and lbth streets east and south N street, impr oved
by a brick dwelling house, slaughter hohse.
stables, pens, Ac., known as the slaughter yard of
the late Charles Miller, to be sold entire or di
vided as may be deemed most desirable.
Immediately after. Lots l. 2, 3, and 4, in Square
No. 964. fronting on south O street, between 9th
and 10th streets east.
Immediately after, part of lot No. 2. in Square
No 976. fronting 5" feet 8 inches on south M street
and running back 94 feet 3% inches on 10th street
east and improved by a double two-story frame
dwelling house. . ?
Immediately after, part of Lot No. 1, Square No.
962, beginning for the same at 83 feet 6 inches from
the southeast corner of said lot and thence ran -
nine west and fronting on M street r? feet, thence
north 75 feet 6 inches, thence east 17 feet, thence
south75 feet 6 inches to the beginning, together
with the Improvements, consisting of a three-story
brick dwelling house.
Immediately after, part of Lot 2> same Square,
beginning for the same at a point on M street
south loo feet from east loth street, thence north
about 72 feet thence west 23 feet 9 inches, thsnoe
south about 72 feet, thence east 23 feet 9 inches to
the begiuning, together with the improvements,
consisting of a two-story brick dwelling house.
Immediately after, part of Lot No. 3, in Square
No. 999. being the south part thereof, fronting 20
feet on llthsireet east and running baok that width
on M street south 80 feet, together with the im
provements. consisting of a frame dwelling home.
Immediately after, Lot 13. in Squaro No. 1,023,
fronting 90 feet on 13th street east, *t the corner
of south K street, and running back 95 feet, to
Sther with the improvements, consisting of a
ree-story briok dwelling house, with three story
brick baok building
Terms: Ona-third in cash;the rot" under in 6,12,
and IS months, with interest, for which the pur
chaser must give notes secured to t ao satisfaction
of the Trustees. The purohaser to have the option
?f<fonveyanci,ng^d stamps at the coat of the pur
If the terms of sale are not oomylied with in five
days thereafter, the Trustees reserve the right of
reselling, at the risk and expend of the defaulting
ap Jl-eoAds 0. MoGUIBE A 00 , Auots,
SSTTHE ABOVE SALE IS POSTPONED IN
consequence of the rain, until WEDNESDAY KM
TEBNOON. May 25th, at^o
E. C. MOBGAN.
A. T1I08. BRADLEY,
a.; 15 i. C. McU UiP.E & CO.. Aucts.