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THE EVENING STAR.
The H?Vftt Artificial Ol?M?nd?. Within the past year some very flae imita bone of diamonds hat* been put npon the New York market, tar surpassing in impidity and retractive powers the best pastes formerly known to the public under variona deceptive names. The new imitations, like the old ones, purport to be species of cheap ??diamonds" from the gold-producing countries of the world, tint the appellations are purely fancllul, for they are only superior articles of paste. Some dealers claim them to be a kind of quartz, but that is trne only to the extent that pulverized quanz enters into their composition, mixed ?* ith borax, alumina, glncina, arsenic, oxide of tin or other ingredients. They are not cut from the solid quartz, which is less brilliant than the common pastes. The exact process of making these highly successful imitations is known only to the manufacturers?in Paris or Germany, for not one is made in this country, so far as known?and is, of course, jealously guarded by them. No respectable jeweller attempts to pass off paste as diamonds. Swindlers may sometimes buy fine specimens from the dealers and trade them away at the regular diamond price; but j such cases must be rare, for any person of the i least crmreon sense, who thouehtof purcha sing a diamond from an individual not in the i trade, would be sure to consult a jeweler or other expert in precious stones, by whom the fraud would b# detected in an instant. No past?? can stand all the tests of the diamond. I*s warmth to the touch, its retention of moist- j ure, the ease with which it can be scratched by agate or tepaz, the minute air-bubbles which a microscope discovers in its depths, ail prove it is an imitation. But the skillful eye can tell the real diamond from the false at ; a glance. The former has a hardness of lustre, ! a cold glitter of refracted light, which the finest pastes just miss. None but the most exp*> rienced judpes can retain a memory of the icy lambency or adamantine splendor of the gen uine gem, so that they can always apply It as i a test. Ordinary judges will be deceived by the ira- ' proved pastes; and any lady, who might be expected from the richness of her attire to wear diamonds, may swing out the pastes from her ears, or displ.ty them on her fingers, without fear of detection, till the brightness of the Imi tation has departed: for it goes sooner or later, wi'h the most careful usage. The permanent lustre of crystalized carbon is its one precions wholly Inimitable quality. This permanence or stability, it may be remarked, characterizes all the precious things of nature, gold, silver, ivory, and every one of the gems. Imitations, which are almost perfect in other respects, fail | in that. It is nature's last, impassable barrier i against art. So lar with the paste manufacturers. A more interesting branch of the subject is the chemical, or strictly scientific production of diamonds from their native material carbon Some of the first chemists in the world have devoted years of toil to this task, without suc cess. Microscopic diamonds have been made or are reported to have been. Becquerel, a French chemist, produced minute crystaliza- j tions having the hardness of diamonds, by the i slow action of electricity on box-wood char- ! coal (a very pure form of carbon,) but they i were nearly black. Another Frenchman last ! year claimed to have made diamonds, by the | reaction of phosphorus on sulphide of carbon, both being nr d*r water. The sulphide of car- I bon dissolved the phosphorus, and the latter, ! it was said, slowly combined with the sulphur, treeing the carbon which crystalized out. j Nobody ever saw the diamonds?but the maker. ! Many experiments have been made with this I remarkable fluid (sulphide of carbon,) and from it, if from any source, the artificial dia monds most come. It consists of pure sulphur and pore carbon, in the proportions of about five of the former to one of the latter. The carbon ingredient is, in fact, diamonds in a state of fluidity, pos sessing the wonderful refractive power or the re8l gems. The exceeding brilliancy of the sulphide of carbon adapts it peculiarly for use in prisms, for spectral analysis?that new de Sartment of modern science by which some of te most extraordinary discoveries of the age have been made. Now. if it were possible to isolate the carbon and let It crystalize out, diamonds could be made. Ordinary attempts to decompose the fluid bv electricity, give a deposit of Enlphur on one pole, and of black charcoal in small grains, on the other. Silver has a powerful affinity for sulphur; and an ?nglieh chemist tried the effect of immersing tiiat metal in the fluid, hoping to separate the carbon in that way, but nothing came of it af ter ten years' experimenting, A French chemist has brought out, daring the present year, an entirely new process ef making diamonds directly from charcoal, by the action of borax, which he claims dissolves the carbon at a high*heat, yielding one pound of brilliants of the first water per bushel of charcoal. It is further said that a patent for this pro^B^Wsbeen taken ont bjTthe.inventor for the United States, as well as fqr all other countries where "sparklers" -are m requqft! Such are the extraordinary ' yarns" to whicp scientific journals sometimes give currency, probably fortirefun Of ehe thing, since the edi tors must know that nothing can be mors ab surd than the alleged discovery. ; ? It is not quite safe to predict what sciericfe will not do: but this -mnch>jnfLy be said, that the prospect of making, diamonds artificially* from carbon, except in Nature's secret and aw ful laboratory of the ages, is about as flatter ing as that of the discovery of the ??philoso pher's stone."?Nexu York Journal of Commerce. WHITE VIRGIN WAX OF ANTILLES-A new French Cosmetic fer beautifying, whitening, an 1 preserving the Oompiexioh. It is the most wonderful compound of the age. There is neither chalk, powder, magnesia, bismuth, or tale in its composition, it being Composed entirely of pure Virgin Wax?hence its extraordinary qualities fer preserving the slrin, making it soft, smooth, fair, and transB?Tce:. It makes the old appear young, the home!,. handsome; the handsome, more beau tiful, and the most beautiful divine. Price 2fi and HINT'S BLOOMOF ROSES, a most perfect color for the cheeks or lips, does not wash off or injure the skin. Pric? 25 cent* and (1. HUNT'S COURT TOILET POWD^JR, for whitening and preserving the skin. Price 25 and (p cents. Manufactured by HUNT A Co., 41 South Eighth street, Philadel phia. None genuine unless the name of " Hunt & Co " is blown on the bottles. For sale at A. CROYEAU'S. 171 Baltimore street, Baltimore, and W. B. ENTWI8LE, corner Twelfth street and gennsylvania^vc,, Washington P. 0. apl-3m Adams express company, OFFICE 514 PA. AVENUE, Washington, D. A GREAT EASTERN .NORTHERN. AND WEST ERN EXPRESS FORWARDERS. MERCHANDISE. MONEY, JEWELRY. VALU- i ABLES, NOTES, STOCKS, BONDS, Ac., Forwarded with SAFETY AND DI8PATCH to all accessible sections of the country. This Company , ha? agencies in the Principal Railway Towns in the 1 NORTH, EAST, WEST, AND NORTHWEST. Its principal office* are WASHINGTON. D. C., NEW YORK, BOSTON PHILADELPHIA, BALTIMORE, CIN CINNATI, ST- LOUIS, LOUIS VILLE, LEXINGTON. ^ Connections are made at New York and Boston. fAith lines forwarding to the CANADAS and the BRITISH PROVINCES and other steamship lins te LIVERPOOL, SOUTHAMPTON and HAVRE an? thence by European expresses to all prominent commercial towns m Great Britain and the Conti nent. - _ Collection of NOTES, DRAFTS, and BILLS mads at all accessible parts of the United States. C. C. DUNN, Agent, Waahip??''n. D. O. fait oooHA as co? US FIttMltt Street, Ebckivi Btrssonirrioas fob hi HEW NATIONAL LOAN authorised by act of March S, 1M4, and kaowa sa TEN.FORTY BONDS, ? being redeemable at the pleasure of the Govera ?eat, after tea years, and payable forty years from date In eoia, bearing Interest at VI YE PER CENT A TRlA, payable oa bonds not ovsr $100 annually, aad oa Jarge bonds semi-annually, IN OOIN. Tkl COUPON BONDS will be issued ia f?, fioo. Moo, aarf 11,000. *ke MOJfllERED BONDS will be issued In SO. 1500,1LM0, ll.ooo, a*4 ?io,ooo. - Jbeee are the only gold-bearing securities of Government now preourable at ?ar, and, yielding at prescaivalue of eoia (TVEE EIGHT Pig CENT PEE ANNUM, offer a very desirable Investment ?r large or small sums. v We Bay aad Bell, at market rates, BOTE UN MM NT BONDS, OF ALL ISSUES, TRIASUST NOTES, VMM TIF ICA TBS OF INDEBTEDNESS, and COIN, , aad pay the highest prices for QUASTaBMAETllI CERTIFICATE OH ECU. rnh gg-tf JAY COOI1 fc CO. 486 WU.MWMA.M, 4gg Different eolors aad sites Window Shades la gtere. Any repaired style or rise Shade made to order,at J. MARKRITEB'8,486 fth street. Bight doors abors Odd fellows' ball. Terms cash. ap?-lmif? 7fifl BBL* BK8T ROCKLAND LIMB Will be s OU sold at a Great Sacrifice to close consign ment, in lots to suit any chus of purchasers. Also, a large lot of Cement, Plaster .Lumber. Pickets, and Hay. _ __ J. W. PUTNAM, ? ?.et? - 111 Water*!., Georgetewii. ? WW I ? 1 A I. . Wae Dbpabtmbnt, June Id, ISO). Major Benton. V. 8. Artenal : The funeral and all tb# expenses incident to tlie interment of the sufferert, by the t?ce?t catastrophe at the Arsenal will be paid by tbe Department. Yon will not spare any meaas to express tbe respect and sympathy of the Government for tbe deceased and their survi ving friends. Edwi* M. Stantow, je 21-3t Secretary of War. TUBASPBT Dbpabtmbst, ) ForRTn Acditok's Ojticb, J una 18,19<W. S Persons having claims against a balance due from tbe United States to Dennis Orenier, de ceased, are hereby notified to present such claims, properly authenticated, to this office, within four months after tbe above date, je 21-3t Stxphhx J. W. Tabor, Auditor. War Department, Adjutant General's Office, ) Washington, D. C., June 13, 1361. V General Orders No. 213.?I All Sick and wounded officers, absent from their commands and not fit for duty in the field, but able to sit on Courts-Martial, will immediately report their names and address to the Adjutant Gen eral of the army. II. All staff and regimental medical officers, now on leave, in the Department of the East, in New Jersey, the eastern part of Pennsylva nia, and the eastern part of Maryland, if able to travel, will report to the nearest Medical Director for examination; and those lound un fit for active service, but able tu do hospital duty, will be ordered to report immediately at tbe hospital at Camp Parole, near Annapolis, Maryland, for Buch duly as the Surgeon in charge may require of them. By order of the Secretary of War: E. D. Towhbbwd, je 21-6t Assistant Adjutant General. Ben quarters I'rovost Marshal and Board of ) Enrollment of District of Columbia, > Washington, D. C., June 3, 1?*M. \ The Board of Enrollment of tbe District of Columbia will be in session at the office of the Provost Marshal District of Columbia, corner of Fourteenth street and New York avenue daily (Sundaya excepted) from 11 o'clock a. m to 2 o clock p. m., for the purpose of hearing cases of exemption from draft for tbe following causes, viz: Alienage: Non-residence; ITnsuitableness of age; Manifest permanent physical disability; and Two years' service during the present war, either In tbe army or navy. Citizens are requested to furnish Information as to persons who are not enrolled, or who are trying to avoid enrollment, as it is equally for the Interest of each person enrolled to place npon the "Enrollment List" all persons liable to do military tfuty, so that bis own chance for draft shall not be unjustly increased. J. 0. Pttham, Captain 1st regiment V. R. Corps, and Provost Marshal of tbe may 28-tf District of Columbia. Wmr Department, Adjutant General's Office, ) Washington, March 17,1804. > All applications for leaves of absence or per mlasloB to visit Washington must he addressed to Major General Halleck, Chief of Staff, and must specify the business for which the officer desires the permission. Telegrams addressed direct to the Secretary of War on this subject will receive no attention. By order of the Secretary ef War: E. D Towhsbbd, Assistant Adjutant General TRAVELERS' DIRECTORY. B~ CAPK MAY. T RAILROAD PROM PHILADELPHIA FROM WALNUT STREET PIER, fa-_ VIA WEST JERSEY RAIL JjtfAjH ROAD. At (a.m., accommodation due at 13% s. m. At 10 a. ro., expressdue at l}? p. m. At a. m.. express due at 8 p. m. Returning, leave Cape May? 6 a. m. express due at 9% a. m. 11 45 accommodation due at 4 J* p. m. 6.10 p. m. express due st p.m. Through without change of cars or baggage. New cars, and everything first-class. je 2ff-3m J. VAN RENSSELAER, Sup't. BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD. On and afterBanday, June 19th, 1884, Dially Trains will be run between Washington and New York and Washington and the West, as follows; FOR PHILADELPHIA, NEW YORK AND BOSTON. Leave Washington at 7.30 a.m. ,11.15 a.m., and 8.3" p. m. daily, except Sunday. On Sunday at fT.30 p. m. only. FOR BALTIMORE AND PHILADELPHIA Leare Washington at 3 p. n. daily, except Sun day. Passenger? will note that this train runs as far as Philadelphia only. FOR NE W YORK L?ave Washington daily at 6.311 p. m. This train is for New York patenters exclusively. FOR BALTIMORE. "'?CWrfTtrWashingtcn at 6.30 n. m., 11.15 a.m., 3 p. m.. 4.45 p.nw, .7.20 p. m., aqd 8.S> p. m.,except 8un Sunday at 7.30 gT 1P#^ p. m., and 8.30 p. m. \ FOR ALL PARTS OF THE WEST. } Leave Washington aft 6.3" a. m. and3,4.45and 3.? p. m. daily, except Sunday. ? On Sunday at 3 a%l 8.30 p. m % Tickets sold to ?ll points WEST, and baKtape chicktd through. , t FOR ANNAPOLIS. V Leave Washington at 6.30 a. m. and 4.45 p. nt. daily, except Sftnday. ?-? No train for Annspolis on Sunday. i Trains leaving Washington at 7.3'? a. m. and 6.30 p in. g<Lthrough to New York without change Of rars. . ? Sleeping cars on 6.30 and 8.30 p.m. trains. Berths can be secured until 5 p. m. daily at the ticket of fice. Aftfr that hour they must be secured of thfe Bleepingtcar conductor. The first and fifth trains stop at all way points. [ The 3 p. m. train stops only at Bladensburg. Beltsville. Laurel, Annapolis Junction and Relafr TlouSfe daily, except Sunday. -J On Sunday it stops at all way points. f. PARTICULAR NOTICE. ? 1*4--engers will please observe that the3p.'nA train run? only as far as Philadelphia daily, except Sunday. On Sunday it runs to Baltimoreonly. Also, that the 6.30 P. m. train takes New York passemttrj *\or further information, tickets of any kind, Ac., apply to GEO. 8. KOONTZ, Agent at Wash ington. or at the Ticket Office. W. P. SMITH. Master of Transportation. L. M. COLE, General Ticket Agent. je20tf ^JR* AT PEN N 8 Y LV AN IA ROUT* TO TBS NORTHWEST AND SO UTHWEZ T. ? ON AND AND AFTER NOVEMBER 13T|[ trains will leave Baltimore from the North Cal vert Station as follows : . Fast Mail at ?.9 20 A.M., ! Harrisburg Accommodation- >.3.00 P. M. Lightning Express? .?- 9.30 P, M. i IE 6.30 A. M. TRAIN FROM WASHINGTON Connects with the9.20 a. m. train from Baltimore tor Pittsburg and the West.and for Elmira, Buff alo, Rochester, Dunkirk. Canandaigua, and Nl-;" agar* Falls, and for New York city. ' Till 5.20 P. M. TRAIN FROM WASHINGTON connects with the 9.30 p. m. train from Haiti mor " * " and mueciB wiui ine y.j" p. ip. irain iroin Dftlll* ore for Elmiraand the North and Pittsburg id the West. ? ,* f BLEEPING CAR8 ON NIGHT TRAIN8.' SoLDisas' Tickets at Govsaxvssr Rateb, C&E THROUGH TRAIN ON SUNDAY. v - LOW FARE AND QUICK TIME. > CTFor tickets and any information apply at.tbe office of the Great Pennsylvania Route, coiner Penn. avenue and 6th street, under National Hotel, Washington. J. N. DUBARRY, Superintendent N. O. R. R. E. J. WILKIN8, Pass and Ticket Agent, cor. 6th st. and 5e9-tf t Penn. arenoe. f 1MB! LJMEl LIME!?I am now prepared to is deliver fresh burned POTOMAO LIME, pr% psred from,tar new Flame Kiln, without coming in contact with the fuel. 8. D. CA8TLE M AN, Etna Lime Kiln, ap 27 to Pa. av. and matk Creek Bridge/ a_l*TISH WANG, THE GREAT CHINESE fr4 ijREMEDYjar GONORRHOEA, GLEEJ, XjJcY Etc. Ohs Box will rsaroRM a Curs?? J 1? jr Ingredients are purely vegetable. It Is ? pleasant to the taste, has no bad odor,' sad may be earned in the vest socket without fear2>f detection. Circulars free. Priceflabox. Sold ny JOHN T ffDAirnii ? - ? - - Chestnut 8. 0 ? _. avvuuB. oeni o mail. )sl6-eo}y r^uufiio oidasi CLARIFIED OlSlft.' 1 I have just rsseiTed per sehooasrs "George B. Adams" and "jTw.Vfrom Boston a large supitar.. of PursMassaskasetts CLARIFIED 019sl,vUu tsfier tor sals at the lowest market pries, la qaan Hties to salt parckasers. \ Hotel keepers, sutlers and all others la waat eft ?timearttslsof Older are invited toeall and ex ' M before pureEgjeUewke^.^^ Vniam BottBng De?st,*TOry st.^ P A > B R H A_N G I N G customers now receiving rench PAPER . - v vi m" uuvst French Gilt Papers, sniuble for parlors, dining rooms, cham bers and nails. ~ I am also in receipt of a largs assortment of <Wlt Cornice, Gilt Window Shades and Picture Gbt*d and Tassels. All persons wishing to purchase will do well to Iook for themselvee before buying elsewhere, as I tare the largest asaortmtnt of the above goods in the city. ^ , JOHN ALEXANDER, say P-eo2m (Intel.) No. >40 Pa. avenas. |\fOORE'B MAGIC B0DA FOUNT n NQW. 1*1 ready to dispense pare and sold Soda Water* to his very numerous natrons, . ' MGOM? West End ?rag Btore. my W-Jw 11J FasTeaassMt PROPOSALS. pBOFOSALS FOB STATIONERY. Department or thi Interior. June 3, 1?64. Proposals for tarnishing such stationery 11 reay be required by this Department, and the bureaus >nd offices thereof, during the n?cal y?>ar ending June 38. WW. will be received until 12 o'clock, M.. of TUESDAY, the 5th day of July, ISfH. fkose nP.V?0IPpf,,.IfJ* satisfactory testimonials of ability to fulfil a contract will not be considered, and contracts will only be awarded to manufac turers of, or dealers in, the several classes of ar ticles. All articles furnished must be of the best anility 2. J?*ir kln,d.- and not inferior to the samples ex hibited at this Department. Each proposal, mutt be signed by the individual '.v .rAsTbKv' All articles required under a contract must be delivered, on the order of the proper bureau or office, without delay, and, if requested, mustcor respond with the *ampl?s. A failure or refusal of the contractor to furni?h proper articles will be deemed just cause for abrogating the contract. Articles not named in the schedule, if required, are to be furnished at the lowest market prices, and the right is reserved of ordering a greater or less quantity of each article contracted for, as the public service may require. Bond, with approved security, must be given by the individual or firm obtaining a contract. Should a contractor refuse or neglect to furnish, when re quired, any article or articles mentioned in the contract^ the same may be purchased in open mar ket, and if & greater price has been paid therefor than is specified in the contract, the diJerence mav be charged to the contractor in his next quar terly account. The subjoined sehedulespecifies as nearly as can now be done, the amount, qualitv. and description of the articles likely to be required. The bids will be canvasssd separately for each of the classes specified below, and contracts for one or more of the classes awarded as may be deemed most advantageous to the Department. Proposals must be addressed to th?? Secretary of the Interior, and endorsed Proposals for Station ery. it?m. Class No. 1.?Paper. 1.150 ream* cap best quality, white or blue,ruled wide, medium, or close, and trimmed, to weigh not less than 11 lbs. per ream, per ream 2. 50 reams legal cap, white or blue, trimmed and ruled, per ream 3. 750 reams quarto-post, white or blue, ruled various widths, to weigh not less than 19 lbs. per ream, per ream 4. 75 reams white commercial or other note pa per, highly glazed. hard calendered, lined, and gilt or plain, per ream 5. 10 reams flat cap, white or blue, unruled, per ream 6. 25 reams envelope, yellow or buff, royal, per ream 7. 100 reams large brown envelope, 21x38 inches, per ream 8. 150 dozen sheets patent blotting, 13x24 inches. per dozen sheets 9. 10 reams brown envelope paper, 55x40 Inches, per ream 10. 15 reams straw wrapping paper, 30x40, per ream 11. 50 sheets drawing paper, royal or medium,per Rheet 12. 100 sheets tracing paper, French, large size, per sheet 13. 1*0 yards traeing cambric, per yard 14. 12 dozen press ?opy books, not less than 600 pages, per dozen Glass No. 1.?Envelopes. 15. 1,000muslin-lined, printed to order, 8}? to 9}?x 33j to 4% inches, per Itl 16 . 400,000 adhesive envelopes, white, yellow, or buff, heavy, 8>g to 9i?x3Ji to 4>? inches, printed to order, per M 17. 25,000 adhesive envelopes, white, heavy, 9>? to 11x5 to 6 inches, printed to order, per M 15. 25,000 adhesive envelopes, white or yellow, heavy, letter, 6x3% inches, printa! to order, per M 19. 20,000 adhesive envelopes, note, per M. Intermediate sizes ordered, not to be charged higher than for size next larger. Class No. 2.?Peng and Pencils. 1. 25 gross Perry's or Gillott's barrel pens, per gross 2. 400gross Perry's, Gillott's or other good me tallic sens, per gross 2. I,f00 quills, No. 80. per M 4. 25 dozen gold pens, with handles or silver cases, best quality, per dozen 5. 5 dozen heavy barrel gold pens, withfhan dles, best quality, per aozen 6. 25 dozen ivory or gutta perch* ever-pointed pencils, large or small, with leads, per dozen 7. 200 dozen Faber's, No. 1 to 4, or graduated. per dozen 8. 15 cases fiber's poly grades, graduated, per 9. 30 dozen Faber's red and blue pencils, per dozen Class NO. 3.?Ink, Inkstands, Wafers and Wax. 1. 10 dozen glass, any patent, large or small, ink stands, per dozen 2. 3 dozen cast-iron double or single inkstands, per dozen 3. 150 dozen Maynard & Noyes's ink, or any other American copying ink or fluid in market, quarts, per aozen 4. 25 dozen Arnold's writing fluid, quarts, per dozen 5. 25 dozen copying ink, quarts, Arnold's 6. 5 dozen best blue ink. quarts, per dozen 7. 50 dozen David's carmine inK, ounce, No. 1, per dozen 8. 2 M seal wafers, best quality, red, No. 3, for office seal, per M V. 5 pounds best red wafers, common size, per pound 10. 50 pounds best extra super scarlet sealing wax, per pound CLASS NO 4.? Cutlery and Miscellaneous Arti cits. 1. 35 dozen Rogers's knives, four blades, buck er pearl handle, per dozen 2. 25 dozen Rogers's ivory handle erasers, per dozen 3. 10 dozen office shears, or scissors, extra, per dozen 4. loo doz^n silk taste, in hanks, per dozen 6. 5<0 dozen red tape, assorted, per dozen 6. 600 dozen German tape, No. 32, red, per dozen 7. 15 dozen paper weights, assorted,.per dozen 8. 3" pounds prepared India rubber, per pound 9. lo pounds pounce, per ponnd 10. 5 > pounds linen twine, per pound 11. 50 pounds best cotton twine, per pound 12. 9 dozen mahogany rulers, round or flat. 30 inches long, per dozen 13. 15 dozen India rubber rulers, round or flat, ("oo 'year's patent, 3i inches long 14. 20 pourds nest quality sponge, per pound !5. 2" pounds gum arable, per pound 16. 30 dozen mucilage, large size glass jars, with brush ana metallic top. per lozan 17. 30 dozen mucilage, pints, without birush or top. per dozen 18. 120 dozen penholders, assorted, per dozen 19. 20 dozen strong 9-inch ivory folders, per dozen 20. 30 dozen packs Bristol visiting cards, per dozen Claps No. 5.?Parchment and Parchment Paper 1. 5no sheets of parchment, best quality, 15x20 inches, per sheet 5. 500 sheets of parchment, best quality, 28x32 inches, per sheet 3 . 2,500 sheets of parchment paper, best quality, 10x16 inches, per sheet 4. 250 sheets parchment paper, best quality, 15x20 inches, per sheet. FORM OF GUARANTY. certify that ha proper facilities, and able to fulfil a contract for furnishing stationery for the Department of the Interior during the year ending June 3>, 18? should bid be accepted. Je6 M&Thlw PROPOSALS FOR WOOD AND COAL. Post Officb Department, June 17,1864. pealkd Proposals will be received by the un dersigned till 12 o'clock M.,on FRIDAY, July I, for furnishing, for the use of this Department, 4*'0tons (2,240 lbs. to the ton,) beat Baltimore Company's White Ash Coal, 60 tons best Red Ash Coal, same size, and 200 cords best seasoned Oak Wood. Satisfactory.arrangements must be made to se cure to the Government full weight and measure. The wood must be corded and measured upon the premises, and one-fourth sawed into three,and the remainder into two pieces, and all piled away in the cellar. Parties supplying the Wood will be at liberty to deliver it at such time during the fall and winter as may best suit their conveaience. provided se curity be given for the faithful fulfilment of the contract. The undersigned reserves tho right to reject any or all bids, if the interests of the Department seem to require it. No bid will be> entertained unless satisfactory evidence can be given of the reliability and loyal ty of the parties. Samples of coal, auch ai is deaired, can be seen bv i Iressed to the under signed", and endorsed "Proposals for Wood and c"1'"0' ?"SfiHffg Hii'iSwBiX; Disbursing Clera, Je 17 td Post Office Department. T PROPOSALS FOR MEAT. EE Undersigned will receive sealed proposals nntii 3 p. m. of Wednesday, the 29th inst., for stip plyingtbe Washington Asylum wfth'all the meat that may be required at the institution for the ye ir ending the 30th June. 1865. Bidders will state the price por ponnd for fresh and salt beef, for pork, lamb, veal, shoulders, mid dlings, hams, and sausages, making separate bids for the meat required for thA nft of the Intendant. The meats required for the use of the Asylum to be free from bone. All meats to be furnished at such times, and in such quantities as may be required by the Intend att, and, if not in accordance with contract, may be relected by bim. W. G. H. NEWMAN, JOHM McDEVITT, WM. SLATER, Commissioners Washington Asylum; je 20-td [Intelligencer.] TOftkAtfb wA&HinGTon STEAMSHIP COMPANY. BALTIMORE, IALV9B, EMFIEB, jaxib a. e wnyoH tti line of this aoopur, leartnc Wallstr-t, Mav York, and looVSnhi street, rk rt.. < 486 PICTDRJ AND TASSELS, . Different sizes and colors Picture Cord and tas sels, Ringa, N ?h straat. Might doors above Odd Fellows' Hall. Terms cask. ap ?-lmif* OYAL PICTURE FRAMES. beautiful assortment of Gilt and Bark Oval Eight doors above 6dd Fellows' Hall, ?T apJUnUT PROPOSALS. PROPOSALS ros STATIONERY. Chief Quartermaster''s OJfiu. Pn>ot at Washington, I Washington, June W, 1854. ' Stiuo Proposals will be received at this office until Friday, June 24,1864, atl2o'?lock m.,for fur nishing Stationery for this Depot for six<S)months from July 1, J864, as per annexed Schedule. All articles must be of the very best qualitr, samples of which (of paper, one quirt, of envel opes. one package1 must accompany each bid. Each bidder mnst furnish, with his proposal, but one sample of the article bid for, and but one. trite for each article, which must be distinctly marked thereon. The contract will be awarded to the lowest re sponsible bidder. Faeh proposal must be signed by the indiyidu&l or firm making it; and the ability to fulfill the contract, if awarded, must be certified by the per son or persons proposed as suieties. Should any articles be repaired which are not enumerated in the Schedule, they are to be fur bished at the lowest market price. The Depot Quartermaster reserves to himself the right of ordering, from time to time, a greater or less quantity of each and every article con tracted for. as the public service may require, within six months subsequent to the date of the contract, and, should any articles not be delivered within a reasonable time after being ordered, he also reserves the right to purchase the said article in open market, at the risk and expense of the per son or persons contracting to furnish the same. He will, in all cases, decide whether the terms of the contract have been complied with, and re serves the power to annul the contract upon any failure to comply with its terms. Bonds with approved security are to be given by the person or persons contracting, and, in case of failure to supply the articles ordered, the eon tractor and biB sureties shall be liable to the for feiture specified in such bond. Proposals must be addressed to "Brigadier Gen eral D H, RUCKER, Chief Quartermanter, Depot of Washington, D. C,."acd to be plainly marked "Proposals for Stationery," | Schedule of Ahticlbs. ! 40 reams Manilla Wrapping Paper, 24x38 inches, not less than 60 pounds per ream,per ream 30 reams buff Envelope Paper, 24x32 inches, not less than 9n pounds per ream, per ream 2o reams white Folio Post Paper, ruled. per ream 100 reams white Foolscap Paper, ruled, not less than 12 pounds per renm, per ream 10reams Law Cap Paper, ruled, not less tban 12 pounds per ream, per ream 300 reams white Letter Paper, ruled, not less than 9 pounds per ream, per ream 200 reams white Commercial Note Paper, ruled, not less tban e pounds per ream, per ream 1,|00 sheets Blotting Paper, per sheet 48 Blank Books, demi size, full bound, per quire 48 Blank Books, folio sire, full bound, per quire 100 Blank Books, crown cap size, bound in cloth, per quire loo Blank Books, cap size, half bound, per quire 200 octavo Memorandum Books, full size, per dozen 60 Time Books, demi size, bound in cloth, per dozen 60 Time Books, Email quarto aize, bound In clo h, per dozen _ 200 Time Books, small octavo sise,bound in leather, per dozen ... . 20,000 white.Offlcial Envelopes, No. 12, very thick, per M ... . 60,000 white Official Envelopes, No. 10, very thick, per M , . 100,000 white Official Envelopes, 8x1 inches, tery thick, per M 100,000 white Letter Envelopes, 5>?x3>? inched, very thick, per M . . . 12 dozen Arnold's Writing Fluid, in qnart and pint bottles, per dozen bottles 12 dozen M&yn&rd Sc Noyau' or other Black Ink, in quart, pint, and half-pint bottles, per dozen Dottles 12 dozen Arnold's Copying Ink, in quart and pint bo'tles, per doien bottles 12 dozen Lawrence's Copying Ink, in quart and pint bottles, per dozen bottles 24 dozen David's Carmine Ink, glass bottles and ?toppers, per dozen bottles 96 dozen Fabers or other black Lead Pencils, Nos. 2 and 3, best quality, per dozen 24 dozen Faber's or other red and blue Pencils,per dozen . 24 dozen glass Inkstanks, assorted, per dozen loo gross Gillett's Steel Pens, assorted, per gross 200 gross other Steel Pens, assorted, per gross 12 dozen gntta p?rcha Pen Holders, per dozen 48 dozen other Pen Holders, selected kinds, per dozen 12 dozen tin Paper Folders, per dosen 26 pounds red Sealing Wax, 20 sticks to the pound, best quality, per pound . 10 pounds white India Robber, 40 pieces to the pound, per pound . . 100 dozen pieces Red Tape, Nos. 17 and 23, per dozen loo dozen spools Bed Rape, Nos. 17 and 23, per spool 12 dozen glass jars Mucilage and Brushes, large size, per dozen .... _ , ? 24 dozen glass Jars Mucilage and Brushes, small size, per dozen 24 Letter Copying Books, 500,700, and 1,COO pages each, per dozen . . . .. l,0nri sheets Abstract Paper, "led to pattern, per sheet 500 Bheets Return Paper, ruled and printed to pat tern, ' per sheet 6 reams of Bill Paper, ruled to pattern, per ream 4 dozen ivory Paper Folders, per dozen . 4 dozen Erasers, ivory or wood handles, per dozen 6dozen guttapercha Rulers, per dozen D- KLOiv.Ei?? Brig. Gen. and Chief Quartermaster, le K>-13t Depot of Washington. pROPOSALS FOR FORAG1. CBIIP QUARTBWASTBB'B Of FICB, I Washibqtok Dbpot, Dec. 8,1863. f Sealed Proposals are invited by the undersigned for snpplyingthe U. S. Quartermaster s De partment. at Washington, D. 0., Baltimore, Md.. i Alexandria, and Fort Monroe, Va., or either of these places, with Hay, Corn, Oats and Straw. Bids will be received for the delivery of 6,000 bushels of corn or oats and 60 tons of hay or straw, ^Bid^erVmust state at which of the above-named points they propose to make deliveries, and the rates at which tney will make deliveries thereat, the quantity ef each article proposed to be deliv ered, the time when said deliveries shall be com menced, and when to be completed. The price must be written out in words on the Corn to be np in good stout saeks, of aboat two bushels each. Oats in like sacks of about three Dushels each. The sacks to be furnished without extra charge to the Govenment. The har and ?traw to be securely baled. The particular kind or description of oats, eorn, hay or straw proposed to be delivered most be etated in the proposals. , ? ... . . . All the articles offered nnder the bids herein In vited will be subject to a rigid inspection by the Government Inspector before being accepted. Contracts will be awaxded from time to time to the lowest responsible bidder, as the interest of the Government may require and payment will be made when the whole amout contracted for shall have bee? *<livered and accepted. The bidaer will be required to accompany his proposals with a guaranty, .signed by two respon sible persons that in case his bid is accepted he or they will, within ten days thereafter, execute the contract for the same, with good and sufficient sureties in a sum equal to the amount or the con tract, to deliver the forage proposed in confcirmity with the terms of this advertisment: and in ease the said bidder should fail to enter into the con tract, they to make good the difference between the offer of said bidder and the next lowest respon sible bidder, or the person to whom the contract mfLee?swjn*ibility of the guarantors mast .be shown by the official certificate of a U. S. District Attorney, Collector of Customs or any other officer under the United States Government or responsi ble person known to this office. Allbidders will be duly notified of the accept ance or rejection of their pi oposals. The full name and P.O., address of each bidder must be legibly written in the proposal. Proposals must be addressed to Brig. Gen. D. H. Rucker, Chief Depot Quartermaster, Washington, D.C.,and should be plainly marked "Proposals ^BondiT^n a sum eqnal to the amount of the con tract, signed by the contractor and both of his guarantors, will be required of the successful bid der or bidders upon signing the contract. Blank forms of bids, guarantees, andbonds, ma* be obtained upon application at this Office. FORM OF PROPOSAL. (Town, County and State)? (Date) ? I, the subscriber, do hereby propose to famish and deliver to the United 8tates,at the Quarter master's Department at , agreeably to the terms of yohr advertisement inviting proposals for forage, dated Washington Depot, Dec. a, 1863, the following articles, vis: , ? bushels of Corn, in sacks, at per bnshel of Kpounds bushels of Oats, in sacks, at ?? per bushel of 32ponnds ? tons of Baled Hay, at ? per ton of 2,000 ponnds ? tons of Baled Straw, at ? per ton of 2,000 Delivery to commence on or before the ? day of , 166?, and to be completed on or before the day of , 186?, and pledge myself to enter into a written contract with the United States, with good and approved securities, within the space often days after being notified that my bid has been accepted. Your obedient servant, Brigadier General D. H. Rookib, General Depot Quartermaster, Washington, D. 0. GUARANTY. We. the undersigned, residents of ,ln the County of , and State of , hereby. Jointly and severally, covenant with the United States, and guarantee in ease the foregoing bid of be accepted, that he or they will, within ten days after the acceptance of said bid, execute the con tract for the same with good and sufficient sure ties, in a snm equal to the amonnt of the contract, to famish the forage proposed in conformity to the terms of advertisement dated December 8,1863, nnder which the bid was made, and, in case the said shall fail to enter into a contract aa aforesaid, we guarantee to make good the differ ence between the offer by said and the next lowest responsible bidder, or the person to whom the contract may be awarded. Witness, Given nnder oar hands and seals this ? day of ?**-? IK1 I hereby certify that, to the best of my knowl edge and belief, the above-named guarantors an good and sufficient as sureties for the amount for which they offer to be security. To be certified by the United States District At torney, Collector of Customs, or any other officer under tha United States Government, or respon Ibl. Kt?.? *??>??> ?? til. .??k ED0 dee t-tf Brigadier General and Q. M. HIEF QUARTERMASTER'S OFFICE, 7~ ?? x. * ?? WA8BIBOtO?,l Waskintttn, D. C? January 4,1364. J All dealers in Drugs, Hardware, Lumber, Leather. short notice, with the price of each marked ind figures, so that, incase the exigencies of thesei require it, the article or articles can be obta without delay, and at the lowest price. w?.w PR0F0SAL3. P R0P0SAL8 FOR STATIONERY. Depiktjibnt or Statb, | Washington. Juno 1,18W Scaled Proposal* for furnishing such Stationery umir be required by this Department during the fiscal year ending June 30.1835. will be received until 12 o'clock ra. on Saturday, the 2d of July next. Those unaccompanied by satisfactory testi monials of ability to fulfil the contract will not be considered, and contracts will only be awarded to established manufacturers of,or dealers in, the articles. All articles required must be of the best quality of their kind, and not inferior to the samples, which will be exhibited at the Department. Each proposal must be sicned by the individual or firm making it, and must specify but one price for each and every article of the schedule or of the class bid for. The arncles, when furnished, must correspond with the samples, or any of thenl. if desired, and in no case be inferior in qnality to the sarawle; and they must be delivered without delay when ordered. and must be satisfiactory to the Secretary; and a failure so to comply with this stipulation will be deemed cause fur the abrogation of the contract. Articles not named in the schedule are to be fur nished at the option of the Department, at the lowest market prices, and the right is reserved of ordering a greater or less quantity of each article contracted for, as the public service may require. Bonds, with approved security, must bo given by the person or firm obtaining the contract; and in the event of the refusal or neglect of the contractor to furnish any article or articles named in the con tract, on the order of the disbursing clerk, the same may be purchased in open market, and the difference in price paid therefor and the contract price shall be paid by the contractor, and be de ducted in the settlement of his acconnt for the quarter during which such refusal or neglect may occur. The subjoined schedule specifies,as nearly as can now be done, the amount, quality, and description of each of the articles likely to be required. The bids will be canvassed for each of the three classes separately, and contracts for one or more of the classes awarded, as may be deemed most ad vantageous to the Department. Proposals to be addressed to the Department of State, and endorsed "Proposals for Stationery."1 Item CLASS No. 1.?Paper. 1. 10 reams white Laid Cap, heavy, ruled to pat tern, per ream 2. 10 reams Cap, white, ruled to pattern, per ream 3. in reams Cap, white, ruled to pattern, extra superfine, per ream 4. 10 reams Consular Cap, white, and ruled to pattern, per ream 5. 5 reams Consular Cap, white, double thick, superfine, per ream 6. 5 reams Regal Cap, white, trimmed and ruled, per ream 7. 20 reams Quarto Post, white, ruled, supe", per ream 8. 10 reams white Vellum Note, highly glazed, hard calendered, per ream 0. 25 reams Commercial Note Paper, lined, Buper extra, per ream lft. 10 reams Plat Cap, white, unruled, per ream 11. 10 reams Envelope, yellow or buff, royal, per ream 12. 10 ?eams large brown Envelope, per ream 13. 10 dozen sheets Patent Slotting, per doze sheets Class No. 3.?Envelopes. 1. 1,000 Muslin Lined, lithographed, and printed to order, in}? by 5 inches, per M 2. 1,000 Muslin Lined, lithographed, and printed to. order, 9 by 4 inches, per M 3. 5W muslin lined, lithographed, and printed to order, 1 by inches, per M 4. 10^,"00 adhesive Envelopes, white, heavy, lith ographed, and printed to order and pat terns, per M 5. 10,f00 adhesive Envelopes, large and small, white, letter ana note, plain, per M. Intermediate sizes ordered not to be charged higher than bid for size next larger Class No. 3.?Pent, Pencils, <tc. 1. 20 gross Perry 'a, Gillott's , or other g od me tallic Pens, per gross 2. 3,000 Quills. No. 80, per M 3. 1<idozen Paber's.or other good, No. 1 to 4. or graduated, per dozen 4. 5 dozen Faber's, Ac., red and blue pencils, per dozen Class No. 3?Continued.?/nfc, Inkstands, Wa fers, and Wax 1. 4 d ozen Draper's Inkstands, per dozen. 2. 6 dozen Maynard ic Noyes's Ink, pints, per dozen 3. 6 dozen Ink, pints. Arnold's per dozen 4. 3 dozen best French carmine Ink, ounce, per dozen 5. 6 M seal Wafers, best quality, red. No. 3, for office seal, per M 6. 2 pounds best red Wafers, common size, per pound 7. 100 pounds best extra super scarlet sealing Wax, per pound Clabs No. 3?Continued.?Cutlery and Miscel laneous Articles. 1. 3 dozen Roger's or other Knives, four blades, buck or pearl handles, per dozen 2. 5 dozen Roger's ivory handle or Shaver's pat ent Erasers, per dozen 3. 1 dozen ivory Wafer Stamps, per dozen 4. 2 dozen office Shears, extra, per dozen f>. 3 dozen office Scissors, per dozen 6. 25 dozen silk Taste, wide, per dozen 7. 5" dozen red Tape, assorted, per dozen 8. 3dozen Paper Weights, assorted, per dozen 5. 3 dozen Green's inlc Erasers and Paper Clean er, per dozen in. 5 pounds prepared India Rubber, per pound 11. 3 pounds Pounce, per pound 12. 50 pounds large Twine for packing, per pound 13. 50 pounds Linen Twine, per pound 14. 5" pounds best Cotton Twine, per pound 15. 3 dozen Rulers, round or fiat, 30 inches lonj. per dozen 16. 5 pounds best quality Sponge, per pound 17. 10 pounds Gum Arabic, per pound 18. 4 dozen Mucilage, small size glass jars, with brush and metallic tops, per dozen 19. 5ft dozen Penholders, assorted, per dozen je 8-law4w Ordnance OFFICE, U War Dkpabtmext. W ashi*gtos. June 11,1354. 8ealed Proposals will be received at this Office, untill Monday, the 27th day of June, 1854, for 24 POUNDER and 32 POUNDER SHELL, to be de livered in t_e lollowing quantities at the under named Arsenals, viz: S4-POUNDER SH1LL At the Watervliet Arsenal, New York. 5.009. At the New York Arsenal, Governors Island, I^ew York. 10,000, At the At'egSaany Arsenal. Pittsburgh, 5,000, At the Washington Arsenal, D. C., 6,0tX>, 34-POCNDER SHELL At the Watervliet Awenal. New York, S.O'lO. the New York Arsenal, Governor's Island, New \ork. 10 ooo. At the Alleghany Arsenal, Pittsburg, S,000. At the Washington Arsenal, D. C., 5,000. These projectiles are to be made of thekindof metal and inspected after rules laid down in the Ordnance Manual, the tensile strength to be not less than 14,000 pounds per square inch. They are to be made in accordance with the in structions given in the Ordnance Manual. Drawings can be seen at any of the United States A) senals. The projectiles are to be inspected at the foundry where cast, and are to be delivered at the Arsenals free of charge for transportation or handling. Deliveries must be made at the rate of not less than one-tenth (1 10th) of the whole amount con tracted for per week, the first delivery to be made on the 9th day of Julv, 1364. Failure to make deliveries at a specified time will subject the contractor to a forfeiture of the number he may fail to deliver at that time. Separate proposals must be made for each calibre. Bidders will state explicitly the arsenal or ar senals where they propose to deliver, and the num ber of projectiles they propose to deliver at each place, if for more than one. No bids will be received from parties other than founders or proprietors of works, who are known to the Department to be capable of executing the work proposed for. Should any party obtaining a contract offer shell other than those cast in his own foundry, they will be rejected, and the contract rendered null and void. GUARANTEE. The bidder will be required to accompany his proposition with a guaranteesigned by two respon sible persons, that in case bis bid is accepted he will at once execute the contract for the same, with good and sufficient sureties, in a sum equal to one-tenth of the amonntof the contract, to deliv er the article proposed, in conformity with the terms of this advertisement; and in case the said bidder should fail to enter into the contract, they to make good the difference between the offer of said bidder and the next responsible bidder, or the person to whom the contract may be awarded. The responsibility of the guarantors must be shown by the official certificate of the clerk of the nearest District Court, or of the United States District Attornev. Bonds in a sum eqoal to one-tenth of the amount of the contract, signed by the contractor and both of his guarantors, will be required of the success ful bidder er bidders upon signing the contract. FORM OF GUARANTEE. We, the undersigned, residents of , in the county of . and State of , hereby, jointly and severa/'y, covenant with the United States, ana guarantee in case the foregoing bid of be accepted, that he or they will at once execute the contract for the same with good and sufficient sure ties. in a sum equal to one-tenth of the amount of the contract, to furnish the articles proposed in conformity to the terms of the advertisement, dated June 11, 1864, under which the bid was made: and, in case the said shall fail to enter into a contract as aforesaid, we guarantee to make good the difference between the oiler of the said and the next lowest responsible bidder, or the person to whom the contract may be awarded. J Given under onr hands and seals fthis? dayot?,18ft-, r? Witness: J Seal.] [Seal.1 To this guarantee must be appended the official certificate above mentioned. Bach party obtaining a contract will be obliged r? ?n.t?r,1Pto bonds, with approved sureties, Tor its faithful execution. Upon the award being made, suceessfal bidders willbe notified, and furnished with forms of con tract, and bond. The Department reserve* the right to reject any or all bids if not deemed Jktisfactory. ,, _ Proposals will be addressed to " BrigadierGen eral George D. Ramsay. Chief of Ordnance, Wash ington, D7C.,? and will be endorsed " Proposals for 24-pounder and 32-pounder Shell. GEORGE D. RAMSAY, je 13-eotd Brig. Gen., Chief of Ordnance. R BOOFIRG FBLTII 1, O. WILiOB * CO.. foot 09 m Bt. WMt, WAMMMOB, 9. Q.. Boornre vnt, dby abd tabbed bhbatb ibg. B00VIB8 OSMBHT and LAMP BLACK, BBIaV abd OBMBBT, Wholesale aad BetaO. Dealers ?applied oa the most liberal terras, . Factory?loot ef Bi street wast. Olw-ieilH reet. below Fa. avenue. ?> 11-ln l* alma AYL9B] D R JOHN?ON. r BALTIMORE LOCK HOSPITAV OFFICE No. T SOUTH FREDERICK STREEr THE ONLY PHYSICIAN ADVERTISING, Hai discovered the moat Certain. Speedy, Mj Effectual Remedy in the world f?>r DISEASES OF IMPRUDENCE. Rrlie f in -Vir Hfmrt' Nn Trifling Persons Ruined by Ignorant Pretender", or bf Deadly Poison, Mercury, should apply immediately, .4 CURE WARRANTED OR NO CHARGE IN FROM ONE TO 7 WO DA YS. Weakness of the Bark, Involuntary Di*charr"??, Strictures. Affection* of the Kidney* ani Bladder, Impotency. General Debility, Nervousness, Dys ?ep?jr. Languor, Low Spirits. Confusion of Idea*, alpitation of the Heart, Timidity, Trembling, Dimness of Sight or Giddiness. Disease of the Ilead, Throat, Nose, or Skin, Affections of the Liver, Lungs. Stomach or Bowels?these Terrible Disor ders arising from Solitary Habits of Youth-th* srORKT and solitary practices more fatal to their victims than the sone of Syrens to the mariners ef Elyssus. blighting their most brilliant hopes op anticipations, rendering marriage, Ac., impossi ble. YOUNG MEN Especially, who have become the victims of 8oIi tary Vice.that dreadful and destructive habit which annually sweeps to an untimely grave thousands of Young Men of the most exalted talent and brilliant intellect, who might otherwise hare entranced lis tening Senates with the thunders of eloquence or waked to extacy the living lyre, may call with full confidence. TAKE PARTICULAR NOTICE. These are ion* of the sad and melancholy effect* produced by early habits of youth, vi*: Weakness of the Back and Limbs, Pain in the Head. Dimness of Sirtit, Loss of Muscular Power, Palpitation of the Heart, Dyspepsia, Nervous Irritability. De rangement of the Digestive Fnnctions, General Debility, Symptoms of Consumption, Ac. M*xtalitt.?1The fearful effects on the mind are much to be dreaded?Loss of Memory. Confusion of Ideas. Depression of Spirits. Evil Forebodings Aversion to Society, Self-distrust, Love of Soli tude, Timidity, Ac, MARRIAGE. Married Ptnons, or younjj m?n contcrapl.itine marriage. aware of Physical WeaVnes.., Ort-nni^ Debility, Wasting of the Oi trans, Deformities Ac ehould apply immediately. ' '* He who places himself under the care of Dr J may religiously confide in his honor a? a gen tleman, and confidently rely upon hi* skill as a Physician. ORGANIC WEAKNESS, IMPOTEVCY IMPEDI _ ^ , MBNTS TU^IARRIAUE By Dr. Johnston s marvelous treatment. Weak nef7 of}"e r,r?*ns >R speedily cured, and full vigor restored. Thousand? of the most nervous, debili tated and impotent, who had lost all hope, hava been immediately relieved. All impediments to marriage, Physical or Mental Disqualifications. Loss of Procreative Power, Ner vous Irritability, Tremblings, and Weakness, or Exhaustion of the most fearful kind, nr^edily cured. ? , ? DR. JOHNSON, Member of the Boyal College of Surgeons, Lon don, Graduate from one of the most eminent Col leges in the United States, and the greater part of whose life has been spent in the hospital* of Lon don. Paris.Philadelpniaand elsewhere.has effected some of the most astonishing cures that were ever known: many troubled with ringing in the head and ears when asleep.gTeat nervousness be alarm?d at sudden sounds, nashfulness. with frequent blushing, attended sometimes with derangement of mind, were cured immediately. YOUNG MEN who have injured themselves by a certain practice indulged iu when alone?a habit frequently learned from evil companions, or at school, the effects of which are nigh'ly felt, even when asleep, and, if not cured, renders marriage impossible, and de stroys both mind and body, should apply immedi ately. What a pity that a young man, the hope of hi* country and darling of his parents, snonld be snatched from all the prospects and enjoyments ot' life by the conseauence of deviation from the path of nature and indulging in a certain secret habit. Such persons must, before contemplating MARRIAGE reflect that a sonnd mind and body are the most necessary requisites to promote connubial happi ness Indeed. Without these the Journey through life become* a weary pilgrimage; the prespect hourly darkens to the view; the mind becomes shadowed with despair and filled with the melan choly reflections that the happiness of another id blighted with our own. DISEASES OF IMPRUDENCE. When the misguided and imprudent votary of pleasure finds he has imbibed the seeds of this pain ful disease, it often happens that an ill-timed sense of shame or dread of discovery deters him from ap plying to those whe, from education and respecta bility can alone befriend him. He falls into the hands of ignorant and designing pretenders, who, incapable of curing, filch hia pecuniary substance, keep him trifling month after month, or as long &a the smallest fee can be obtained, aud in despair leavehimwith ruined health to sigh over his gall ing disappointment; or. by the use of that deadly poison. Mercury, hasten the constitutional symp toms of this terrible disease, such as Affections of the Head, Throat. Nose, Skin, etc., progressing with frightful rapidity until death puts an end to his dreadful sufferings by sending him to that un discovered country from whose bourne no traveler returns. OFFICE T SOUTn FREDERICK STREET, left hand side going from Baltimore street, a few doors from the corner. Fail not to observe nam? and number. ?^"No letters received unless post paid and con taining a stamp to be used on the repiy. Persons writing shonM state age, and send portion ot ad vertisement describing symptoms. The Dt.'i Diploma hanes in his OJfite, INDORSEMENT OF THE PRESS. The many thousand cured at this establishment within the last twenty years, and tbe numerous important Surgical Operations performed by Dr Johnston, witnessed by the reportersof ? The Sun ' and many other papers, notice- of which have ap peared again ana again before the public, besides his standing as a gentleman of character and re sponsibility, is a sufficient guarantee to the af liicted. SKIN DISEASES SPEEDILY CURED. ja 29-ly gECRET DISEASES I SECRET DISEASES SAMARITAN'S GIFT SAMARITAN'S GIFTI THE MOST CERTAIN REMEDY EVER USED "Yea, A Positive Cure" for GONORH(EA, GLEET, STRICTURES, da Contains no Mineral, no Balsam, no Mercnry. Only Ten PiUa to be Taken to Effect a Cur* They are entirely vegetable, having no smell nor any unpleasant taste, and will not fn any way in jure the stomach or bowels of the most delicate Cures in from two to four days, and recent easel I^lJtw^ntT-fou.r bours." Prepared by a graduate of the Lniversity of Pennsylvania, one of the most eminent Doctors and Chemists of the present day. *0 EXPOSURE, NO TROUBLE, NO CHANG* WHATEVER, Le* those who have despaired of getting cured, or ho have been gorged with Balsam Copavia. or Mercury, try the SAMARITAN3 GIFT. Bent by mail in a plain envelope. Price?Male packages, S2. Female IS. BLOOD 1 BLOOD! | BLOOD II SCROFULA, ULCMR4, SORES, SPOTS TETTERS, SCALES, BOILS, SYPHILIS OR VENEREAL DISEASES, tie. SAMARITAN'S ROOT AND HERB JUICE la offered the public as ? positive enre. 8YPHILI8 OR VENEREAL DISEASES, the 8A MARITAN'8 ROOT AND HERB JUICE, is the most potent, certain and effectual remedy eve? prescribed; it reaches and eradicates every particle of the venereal poison, so that the cure is thorough and permanent. Take then of this purifying reme dy and be healed, and do not transmit to yonr pos terity that for which you may repent in after years ?i.w v DO NOT DESPAIR! P?,KhXon maI pronounced incurable, the SAMARITAN'S BOOT AND HERB JUICES win remove every vestige of impurities from th? system, as well as all the bad effects of Mercury. FEMALES! FEMALES I! In many affection* with which numbers of Fe males suffer, the ROOT AND HERB JUICES ia happily adapted, in Ulcerated Uterus, in ""'tee, m bearing down, Falling of the Womb Debility, and for ail complaintE incident to these*. Sent by express. Price $1 a bottle, or I bottle# for pA. ? , SAMARITAN'S CHANCRE WASH. 26 cents. Full directions. DESMOND A CO., Box 151 Philadelphia Port Office. Sold by B. CALVERT FORD, corner of llth end Pa. avenue. HENRY COOK, Alexandria. marltf r? 'RIESEMAR?Protected by Royal Letters Fat M. ent of England, and secured by the seals of th* Ecole de Pharmacie de Paris, and ths Imperial College of Medicine, Vienna. Triesmar No. 1 is the effectual remedy for Relax ation, Spermatorrhoea, and Exhaustion of the Sys tem. Triesmar No. 3 has entirely superseded the nauseous use of Copavia, Cubebs. Ac. Triesmar No. S is the infallible remedy for all Impurities and Secondary Symptoms, thus obviating the use of mercury and all other deleterious Ingredients Each preparation is in the form of a most agree able Lozenge. Secured from effects of climate and changes of atmosphere, in tin cases, at 13 eacs, o? four pS eases in one for $9, and in $27 cases, tbu* saving 19. Divided in separate doses as adminit* tered Dy Valpeau, Sallemande, Roex. Ac., Ac. Wholesale and retail by Dr. BARROW, No. I'M Bleecker street, New York. _ _ To be had also of 8. 0. FORD, No. 890 Pa- av*. comer llth street. mar 9-3m CONFIDENTIAL. , . OUNG MEN who have injured themselves bf eertain secret habits which unfit them for bosiness, pleasure, or the dutieo of married life; also middia aged or old men, who, from the follies of ?? other causes, feel a debility in advanceeftheir years, before placing themselves under the treat ment of any one, should first read "THE SECRET FRIEND.'' Married Ladies will learn something of importance by perusing4'The Secret Friene. Sent to any addreas, in a sealed envelop# on re ceipt of Tea Cents Address _ Da. CHAS. A. STEWART A CO, de 14-ly Boston. OUR MUTT.AL FRIEND. By Charles Diekens. 25 cents. . Nancy Blake Letters to a Western Cousin. < 5 cents. . Banting's Letters on Corpulence. 75 cents. Ye Book of Bubbles. $3. Censin Phillis. A tale. 28 cents. Hon'y'fcarpeiiters' and Joiners' Hand Book. 60 C*8erea Storiea, with Basement and Attic. By Ik ^Mass\e's Mission to America. Herbert Snencer'* First Principle^ ? M San and Nature. By George P. }?j*?? utors. Tucker man's America and Her Commenuior*. Hazard on the Will. f2. rJuHCK TAYLOR. je 9