THE EVENING STAR.
War Ocfwfmrnl, A-hnto.nl Qtneral't Office, )
WanKinjjton, Inlv IS, IMH. $
tpecuil Order?, Atf. -241? rE\tr*ct l # * *
1 Tbe following ofllora are hereby
laaetered cot of the eervioe of the Vaited
Brigadier (J?u. John II. Koba.t Waru, U.S.
Army officers who may be reports as Aidet*
de Camp toeitber of them, will join tfceir re
giment* without delay.
?** ?* -*?*#
By order of the President of the United
Utatee K. D. Townpe^d,
Assistant Adjutant Qeneral.
Otficla) R. Williams,
Assistant Adjutant General.
N E W STOK K
a> iv .siour:
War Vtj: *r:mt Adjutant Itenerant Office, )
Washington, Nov. 21, 1**64. C
The following officer*, having been reported
at the headquarters of the army fortheoffenoee
hereinafter specified, are hereby no tided that
they witt stand dismissed the service of
the United State*, unless, within fifteen days
from this date, they appear before the Military
Ooamission, in session in this ci'v, of which
Brig Gen. John C. Caldwell, U'ulted States
volunteers, is president, and make satisfactory
defence to the charges against them :
Captain J. C. Battersby, 1st New York cav
First L.ientenant John Beadle, iu?th New
Tort volunteers. E U. Townhknu,
W*r DefartmeAdjutant 'ion^raVs Offic, I
Wtixkington, Xovtmb. r 21. l*l?l. \
Li^otensDt It VV Jones, Stst Ohio volun
teers, charged with offenses, and heretofore
published, is exempt from being; dismissed the
? er*ice of the I 'niled States, the Milit irv Com
missicn instituted by Special Orders, No 51,
?erle? of IM>3, from tbe War Depar'.men", tiav
Irg reported that sati afajtory def-nse his ueen
made in his case. E. I> Towssbnd
Assistant Adjutant. General.
IV ar l''f irtment% Adjutant nrr.W> Ofi< *,)
WastongUrii, yorernt>er *JI, I-01. ^
The official publication of Second lieutenant
E. B. Humphrey, jjth U. S. Infantry, for fail
ing to report at. i;ii Mimati, Ohio, as ordered.
Is hereby recalled, evidence having been fur
nished tbi" offi.e of the decease of that officer
on the tth ul'imo E I> Towd^ind,
Assistant Adjutant General.
War D'purinttnt, Adjutant General's Office.,
H ashingt' n, I). C., Nov. 21, Wil.
Captain Henry C. Gapen, loth United States
infantry, having been reported at tbe head
quarter* of the araoy for failing to report at
Cincinnati. Ohio, as ordered, is hereby notified
that he will b<? recommended for disims-al
from the tervice of thel'nited States, unless,
within fifteen (15) day* from this date, n?s ap
pears before the Military Commission in ses
>ion in this city, of which Brigadier General
Caldwell, United States volunteers, ts presi
dent, .ind maii-s satisfactory defence tj tb-*
charges againai him.
E. I) Town9hni>,
Assistant Adjutant (JeuerAl.
Frkak-4 or THK ARISTOCRu v- 4 H-irwi't
DaughUr y.lofrt wtfh a <iard>n> r.? An elopement
extraordinary took place a sport lime ago?'tie
lovely and accomplished daughter of a wealthy
baronet leaving her father s house in th" dead
of night, under the protection oi her fatner's
gardener, to whom s-oe was married on the
following morning At a hotel not a bnudred
miles from Clifton, a very common looking
man, supposed to be the lady's serv aiit.er.g lged
room* for a lady, and when that laoy arrived
various were the whispers and surmises that
this man might be ber husband. However, so
it proved; and the father being appealed to in
vain, this interesting couple were soon almost
in h state of starvation The people of the
hotel, however, were very kind, and, feeling
tu interest in the lady, they n??d their in
fl u> nee, and at length succeeded iu getting t he
husbacd Into the police, where as uight police
man Le was too tbaukfnl toearn his guinea a
week ? Court Journal
Military Ext< ltion.? In accordance with
general orders, i^M.ed by General Burbridg*.
commanding I)l? rict of Kenti' k>. on Sunday
aturnooL five guerrilla- were -hot to death,a*
HeLder6on, in retaliation for the murder of
Union men in that vicinity. Three of :j v
tlms were bm'tiers, n:'med Horton, the others
Forest and Fry. The Horton brothera and
For?-9tvere arrested in Evansviile some time
s*o. Th*y were an unprincipled set of men.
having been engaged in numerous robberies
along the Ohio river. Atter their arrest, they
broke jail a1 Evansviile, and afterwards were
captured m Kentucky with arms in th?*ir hands.
The place of execution wns about one mile
above Henderson. The exe u'iouers consisted
of a detachment of n-gro foldiers. The tive
doomed mm fell at the first fire, most of them
*bot through the head or heart.?vill*
Hobruile ?In the Police Cour. at Ch ago,
Monday morning, a wretched woman named
Bridget Silver was accused of rbeawfn! crime
of debasing fcer little danghter, ajed n ne
years, lijr money. The evidence in the case
was ?o clear that the nnna'ural parent was
fl ied 825, and sent to :be Krideweti for a term
ot nicety days. The child was removef fo 'h
Cttholic Asy lum to rf'.-eive the care which her
condition reqn res. The penal'v f >r tbt?
off. n^e should e imprisonment for life.
A fall f.>-?ertCTent of
HC1'!1, \ .
1 EATUKR LKP?i.
PILLOWS ARD BOLgTIR.-.
WIN IM)W 8n ADKf?.
conceivable article toat i? necus'iry
Id the P jn?ek?' pt'ijc line, at ibe New ?tore,
No .JBV 1N TU STKKBT,
Betwki.n G asd H bTaxicTj, Iast 8n>?
He pg just retnrned from th? North with an
iirii. stock of lioids. I would rMi-^sctfTiiiy ctil
Wis attention of the c tizeo* and tho^e about fur
bwhiue tu n y stock *>t New Goods, wrtich wa? pur
ck??-d before the la'?- adv?cc? in no-1 and waich
1 ?ill ?el| at pri^-s tb?t cannot fail to p!'?<e.
W? rh?r/? nothing for sbowins our <?o<> t? anl
f??l contidebt that when teen th>*y will ?h11 thcra
?elvee. it. HCCU1.Y,
40t. Tth street, b?-tw??-o G hiiI H,
JT-'r Ten doors above the Old Stan 1.
1? I'OKTaNT TU V K MA LK^-Ijh Cll K K** B
k- AN 8 i'lLLt*?Tb? c< mbioa ion w murf
dients >o tbene Fills is the result of a Ion* and
en? n*i?e practice. Tb?y are mild in th?ir op^ra
*ion and ?rtainin correcting all irr^gulariti^e,
painful mei>truatiins, removiog all obstructions,
wbt ther froiti c*>l<l or oth^r <*au?es. hsadaoht*. pain
in thr sia^ palpitation of the heart, whites all
n?rvoo? atf^iti'jn*. by"terifs, fatigue, p?iu in the
back ar> i iiubs a e.. dieturhed-l^sp, whirb ariKe
fmu interruption of na'ure. l>r. Cbeeseman's
Pills ?a?tbe 'jminenceuient i>f anew <*r% in ihe
tr< atrnent of th* ?e irr^ealarities und o??tracti -ns.
wb rh b?r? coteigned so m*sy to a premature
grav*. No female can enjoy good health anU-s
? lie is regular, an* ?b'D?T?r an obstructiontak^s
?lacs tbe general health benitis to decline Dr.
Ch?e*?ma>''? Hill-*re the moat eftcctuai rutnsdy
#v,r l<D'>?u for all c tnplainte peculiar to femaVs
To a!! ? lan-es thsj are invaluable, indD""inc. with
rertain'y, periudii al regu'ari y. Thev a'e known
to tbounodi. who have u?*d them at dirtereat pe
riod* throo sbnut the country, ba*ing tbu sanction
of ?onie at in? ru .at etiiiuent ph>niciau? in Amsri
ca Aitli^lt dir> < tions, stating when the) ahoaid
not be osrd, with each box; th? price, one dollar
rpr b<'i, conlainlug fr?tra fill to riO pill*. Pills ?^ut
y n ait proirpt!., hy remitting to the proprigtors
?oH *>7 Urrgxi'*'' ?^n?rally.
HUTCHING^ A 111 I.LYBR Proprietors,
not 2 I'l*itWat "?1 Cedar street. New York.
369^ n iSn snuBir 369
GRKAT REDUCTION IN PRICES I
W? hr-T* ;ist r?-eivei from the N^w Y'orH auc
tions a lot of
whi?-b wo are ??IHi-g tiftr P- r cent, less than for
WUlIK an i COI <i RID b!. A N K ETf, v?ry chtrap,
i?,?? tan'1-.ii KKD C<*MKuKr- whith ws p.ir
X ?h*?ed dn rjjig th? r?c*ut de dine in tbe prices
ot good*, which eiab'sx us to offer th?;n at bar
r b"f ' T"d P onda pile<. ligKSE CKATHEas.
TheM) !t\-h^r* ar? ( p . Montgomery couu.y,
Md . at t nf pi 1 mr .,Tltrv
Lar???' 'l^^Tt HK.OrtDOKKHY GI,AS8,
WOODKN and WlLL4|^r WAKkl in the cjty
t.r i i?t ICbrwni -leJ 3?i1l 7th ?t n?,rl
BOOTM AND 8H0KS ~~~
T? ^UIT TBI TiM*a
Wi mJe now manotaoturim all kiu'laof Bin) rs
aod rfU Jktt. and win?tanl> rvcei?iog % nnp
pi? of I viern w?rll
tiot,. ciasr ?'xpr^K*l? to order, and will >>?l
lu'd ?' a mu'-n !..wsr i rice than ha* h?w?
hsrrt?forc 'barged in tbi* city far much inferior
Per?oo? :u want of H<>t)TH and gllORM of Ba*teru
or 0i'? nikd^ work . will a'wafa Ind a go^<l aetori
m? nt to tUw and a?th-lowrst prions, (im o?a
call. OBI Vr IN 3t BKOTIIBH,
ap ft tf P?on ??? ?n>.
BlfU'Al HO(?Ke ~ Dr uitt'a 8arger?; Daltous
Pb y?ioiog?; Puugisog'a Medical DiC'ionary;
Ursprr " fby* olo^y, kil>ia' IIcdical Pormulary;
F.riebsen'o SurgT*; L"df<'w'? M?"Ual of K^ani1
nation"; Nf'.ll A *mith'? Compendium; Tboinas
Prononrcli* Medical Di"'ionary: t?rsr'? Au-a
?otry: Wtv 4?' Practice. 3 tele.; Woods'Ther ?
"5?* 2 FRANCE TAYLO*
?-e Office 414 r?nn'??T?n!if,
, , betwetn 4.S, and 6th streets,
? e*r<?>n 1 eure,of OONORRH H A,
iftfc*T?tt#?P?S5*a810N UK THE M K <JSK8.
rinliti 2JJHJt.i'UNu8- UVE1, KIDNEYS,
AND SPLEEN: BORE RYU, BORli THROAT,
HaTinghad many years experience in the prac
tice or thosethe doct jr bide detian:e to
all competition in their treatment and care.
<Jj " c*'?* of venereal disease* caret in t?w or
two day*. Ladies and (?>tUm?n can consult him
at hi* office from 9 to 4 o'clock dally- "old l?n"
MRS BROOK PI ELE^ ef Kansas, ean be con
sulted on the Pa?t,Present and Future events,
at her roam. on the northwest earner of 4th and L
(it*. She has studied anier one of th? most cele
brated Astrologers of the ace. She guarantees
?atisfactien to all these who may give ner h call.
She can be >e?Q from a a. m. to 9 p.m. Price one
MRS. L. SMITH, with her extraordinary powers
to describe your living and dead friend h, (ire
the a amen of both, tella character, the fature, ex?
amines all kind* diseases, wiVl give sittings at 349
4th street, Ave doors above I street. Roam from
V) till 8 p. m. Circle Wednesday evenings. s28 2m*
TBI MOST POPULAR CLOTH I NO H0U81 IB
SMITH, BR08. k CO.,
40 West Baltimore street, Baltimore.
SMITH, BROS. A. CO., Clotbiera and Merchant
Tailors, 40 Wett Baltimore street.
The Bon Ton Merchant Tailors,
Ho 40 West Baltimore St., Baltimore. Mi.
N. B. Goods of all descriptions at reasonable
Wasnlngtonianscaa save M per cent, by retting
their Clouting made at
SMITH, BROS. k. CO .
40 West Baltimore street.
The best and cheapest Clothing House in the
country is SMITH. BROS k CO ,
4 0 West Baltimore street.
MARBLE HALL CLOTHING HOUSE.
40 West Baltimore ot., Baltimore, Md.
Persons in Washington can save 20 per cent, by
buying their Clothing of
BMITH, BROS, k CO.,
40 West Baltimore street.
Our Washington customers ean Bod the best
stock of Clothing in the country?eve<7 article
?ponged?at SMITH. BROS. A CO.,
40 West Baltimore street.
The leading Clothing House of Baltimore offers
the finest stork of Clothing in the country.
SMITH, BRO* * CO , Marble Hall,
40 West Baltimore street.
Do not fail to come to SMITH, BROS. CO. to get
your Clothing. 40 West Baltimore street.
The pla?e where everybody gets suited.
SMI I H, BROS. & CO.,
40 West Baltimore street.
The en)y bou^e in Baltimore or Washington that
spouge all their Gooa*.
SMITH, BROS. Sc CO.,
40 West Baltimore r.reet.
All Discharged Soldiers in Washington are
eflered a discount of Id per cent by baying of an.
SMITH, BROS. ? CO ,
40 West Baltimore street.
Discharged Boldiera can nave twenty dollars en
a Suit by bay ing of
SMITH, BROS, k 00 .
40 West Baltimore et., Baltimore, M i.
It will pay all to come to Baltimore to buy your
CLOTHING. SMITH. BROS k CO.
Merchant Tailors and Clothiers.
Be sure and come to SMITH, BROS, k CO.,
Marble Hall Clothing House, 40 West Baltimore
street, to get your Fall and Winter Clothing.
SMITH BPOB. k CO.,
Merchant Tailors and Clothiers,
40 West Baltimore street.
Peg top PANT8, French and Saglish WALKING
' COATS. Peltoe's I'.ncy and plain BACKS; also, the
new style SACKaTKL, the prettiest coat oat.
All in endless varieties at SMITH, BROS, k CO '8
Popular Msrbie Hall Clothing House, 40 West
Baltimore street. Sep 24-3m
By TUB PRESIDENT O THB UNITED
FOR TH1C 8 * LE OF V A LC ABLE L ANDS IN TTIE
LATH WINNEBAGO INDIAN RESERVATION
In pursuance of law, T, ABRAHAM LINCOLN,
Presidant of the United States of America, do
hereby declare and make kDown that public sales
will be held in the un*l?-r-meutioned Land Office,
in the State of Minnesota, at the periods herein*
after designated. t? wit:
At the Land Office at St Peter. Commencing on
MON DAY. the fifth day of December next, for the
disposal of the pnblic lauds comprised in toe late
reserve for the Winnebago Indians, above men
tioned. and sitnate<l in tbe follo'iag part* of
town'bips. which will he sold at tbe appraised
value of the lands and the improveuwn trtnereon.
JVorrA uf the bo'e lin> and ?e?'t of the A f:/i pi mi pal
In township 1"6. range 24 15.W.94 ac res
In township 1?7, range 24.,, , . . 5.4o5.44
In township 1"6, range 2S 15 251.34
In township VfJ. range 25 17
In township leg, range 26.? ? 277.81
A schedule particularly describing the individ
ual tracts, with the appraised value per acre, will
be open for inspection at the District Land Offices
The offering of the above lands will be com
menced <*n the day appointed, and will proceed, in
the order designated in the above-mentioned
schedule, and consecutively by tewnsbips. as here
in advertised, until the whole shall have been
offered, and the sala thus closed ; bnt tbe an'e
shall not fee kept open longeTth&n two weeks and
no pri vate entry of any of the lands will be ad
mitted until after the ex pi ration of the two weeks.
Given un?<er my hand, at the city of Washing
ton, this 23d day of Augnst. Anno Domini oae
thousand eight hundred and sixty fonr.
By the President:
J08 8 WILSON,
Acting Commissioner of tbe General LacdOfflcO.
NOTICE TO ACTUAL BONA PI DE SETTLERS?
In the third section of the a<-t of Congress, ap
rrovvd 21st of February. I^.l Statutes, volume 12,
rage 65H, op-ning to sale the Winnebago R-serva
ion. it is stipulated that before any person shall
be entitled to enter any portion of the fail land*,
by pre empMon or oth?rwi?e. previous to their
exposure to sale to the highest bidder at public
outcry, he stall become an actual bona 9Ie j
settler thereon, and shall conform to all the
regulations now provided by law in case* of pre
emptien. aid shall pay, within the term of one 1
year from the date of the settlement, the full
appraised value of the lands and the improvements
Now. in order that all sn^h bona-fide, actnal
settlements may be secured to the several pre
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,
that they mast come forward and file their afllda
vita, designntiog '.he particular tracts on which
the* may he actually settled, giving tbe date of
such actual settlement, and, before the expiration
of one year trom such dare, the several pre-emption
claim* must he entafelisbed before the Register arid
Receiver, according to tbe requirements of the
pre emption laws, and fn'l payment male thereon,
according to tbe full affixed, appraised value of
the lands and improvements thereon.
1st. In all su<*b esse* where the year any not
?lapse before the commenoement of the public
sale, such bona tide actnal settlements ma? aud
are he-eby ordered t?? be excluded from the publia
2d. In all pre eraption caces in which the year
may expire before tne commencement of the pub
lic sale tbe patties must estabtish and pay up for
their claims, otherwise all tracts ia this class will
be offered to the highest hi lder, under the forego
ing proclamation, yet with ihe stipulation that at
such public sale the price must not be for a less
sum than for the appraised value
JOS. S WILSON,
an JO-lawlSw Acting Commissioner.
A OrriOK or Comm hoi.i kb er thk Gurkeiot
w. Washington, October 4. I&>4.
?v H?**. k* ?*tisfactor> evidence presented to
tbe undersigned, it has been maoe to appnar that
Jhc Plaiionui bunk oj the Alrirupolis, in lae Citu uf
?remiaftea. in tn? county of W<xshm*ion%n<\ Dm
trici 0; ls>.arri',ia, has been duly organised under
and according to the requirements of the act of
Congress entitlel ' An act to provide a National
Currency, secured by a pledge of United States
bonds, and provide for the circulation and re
demption thereof.''approved June J. ww.and has
complied with all the provitsious of said act re
quired to be er.a plied with belore commencing
the business of banking under said act -
Now,therefore, I. Hugh McCalleck.Comptroller
of tbe Currency, d > hereby Certify that 1 fit iVa
Bank cf the M'tropclix, io the City q( Wash
in the c?unty of Waih'ntion a> J bistnciaf
( oluvihia. is authorised to commence the business
? f Banking under the act aforesaid
In te*timory whereof, witne-s my band and seal
Of office lhis/o?r'A day of Otichtr, |gi,4
11-B.J HUGH MoCUNLOCK,
oc6 dft't Comptroller of the Currency.
WEA KlNGb AND NAVAL HEROES London"
C Allen e l.i'eot Dundonald, London
Dixon's Life ot B'nke, London
hLi^wrrck s and Lmasters at Sea. London
Lives of British Admirals, Londcn
(tiLj's t" hi 1. wrecks of the British Navy, London
NcptuLe s Ueroea, Loudon
Cooper s Naval lit. grttpby
8outhe> s Life of Nelson, London
Coopei s Nsval History
Memoir of Admiral Brenton, London
Memoirs of Admiral Sir Sidney Smith, 2 toll,
Memoir- of Admiral de Paumarer.. 2 vols., London
Life and Correspondence of Admiral Napier, 1
vols..londin _ , ? ?
Ni?.b?las' History oftke Royal Navy,2 vols., Lon
don , _ .
M A H U R *.
TBE kept AMU CD BAP EST MANURE IN T 0
M!J?nrVatr?!fBr,'hfcV,n? oontraotod fortll t*
H Gh4t?r'l.Po,"t' ^ 0 ????<?*
4ddres? No 3S0 E hrM< Washl??t??
6IE8BORO POINT WH Afflp ' ^ *
aaM-tf JOHN PETTIBOMN 4 00.
pioroMLa kjj a loam.
Tmup?t Nnifiimjtir ?. UU
Settee fcfa?r?by *lvea tkat ra*a?rl?tto?* wtll
te roeeived by the Tnwuir of t*?U?ited gtatee.
the several A<?i?uit Trtwarer? u4 Designated
9*fO?ltnri?ii udkyth*Ilitlnul Rank* designated
ad oalHled as Depositaries and Klaaacial A#enta'
or Treaeary Ifotea payable Ur?? yean from
August lfi, 18M. bearta* Interest at tk? rat* af
w>N and three-tenths per ?eat. per wnn, with
aemi aasual oeupons attached, payable la Lawful
Tkeee notes will be e?nvertibla at the option ot
the holder at maturity, into sis per eent. ?*,d
iMlh! bende, redeemable after ?ve and payabla
twenty year#from August IB. 1S67.
The Notes will be iiened ia the deaemlaation ? o
?fty. oae b Bad red, *ve hundred, one thousand an
Bve thousand dollars. and will be issued in blank,
or payable to order, aa may be directed by the rtb
All gobeerf?tioB mart be for fifty dollar*, ?*
.->me?itiniple of fifty dollar*. ? ^ _
^Duplicate cartiflcaUe will be l???d for all depoa
!tee The party depositing mast eadoree upon tha
pr,*?aaJoertHlcatetha denomination of netee re
paired. and whether they are to be issued in blank
or payable to order. When so endorsed It mast be
left with the officer receiving the depoeit, to be
forwardod thie Department.
The notes will be transmitted to the owners free
Of transportation charges as saon after the reeeipd
of the orirtatl Oertiflcat ea of Depoeit aa they can
be prepared. . . ?
Interest will be allowed to Aufurt U on all
deposits made prior to that date, and will be paid
by the Department ape? receipt of the original
As the notes draw interest from August 16. p?r
?on? making d^ponitt to that date
must pay the interest accrued from date ot note to
date of deposit.
Parties depositint twenty thousand dollars
and npwards for thee* notes at any one time will
be allowed a commission of one-quarter of one per
cent., which will be paid by this Department upon
the receipt of a bill for the amount, certifl-d to by
the officer with whom the deposit was raa'e. No
deductions for eommissiens must be m?^j .rom
Officers reeelvfn* deposits will see .hat the
proper endorsements are ma'la upon the original
All officers authoritod to reoeiva deposits are
requested to give to applicants all desired informa
tion. and afford every facility for mal111ng sub
scriptions. W. P. FE88EN DEN,
jy j6-tf Secretary of the Treas ury,
R0P08ALS FOB WRAPPING PAPER AND
Post Office Dkpartmut, i
Oc.tober 22, 11 ?t. \
Sealed Proposals will be received at this Depart
ment until the *th day of Desember next, at 12
o clock . noon, for famishing
WRAPPINO PAPER AND TWINE,
for the use of the Prst Offices in the United States,
for on<> year from and alter the 31st Jay of De^ea
b*lhe*h?id articles are to be da'i?er^d, free ot or
pense. at the Blank Agenciet of the Post Office De
partment at Washington, D. 0., New York city,
and Buffalo, N. 7, , , ,
The estimated qaantity of each article, and the
quality thereof required at each Agency, yearly,
are specified below.
Diitrii't No. 1, at Wn.<h'itztoHs I),C.
2 "0? reams of Wrapping PapT, 2" by inches In
** size, of material and quality fully equal to that
now in use in the Department, and to weigh 22
pounds to the ream, and eacn ream to contain
?' perfect quires,
JO reams of the same kind of Tap?r. 26 by 4?i inches
id site, and to weigh pounds to the reanr
C.'On p> nndaof Jato. or other suitable Twine, hard
twisted, and iu halls, to weigh one pound each,
or abont that. ? _ , ,
2.0fo pounds of coarse Tlemp Twine, about one
eighth of an inch in diameter, we.l twisted, in
balls, to weigh from I it te 2 pounds each.
JJtstrift Mo. 2 York Cay
12 000 roams of Wrapping Paper, 'imilar to that
' described in the t-stirnate of Oistrict No. 1.
2tfl reams or' Wrapping Paper, similar to that de
scribed for District No 1.
If.<00 pounds of Jute, or other Twine, simitar to
that tirst described for District No 1.
10,'-?0 pounds of coarse Hemp Twine, similar to
that of the second description Jor District
Dxitrtrt So 1, Buffalo. JV. 1,
I0,0f0 Teams of Wrapping Pap*r. similar to th&t
first named for District No. 1#
3i] reams ef Wrapping Paper, similar to that last
named for said District _ ,
10,ko pound? ef Juto, or oth?r Twine, similar to
that of the tir?t description for District No 1.
TjivQ p<ii,nds of coarse Heinp Twine, similar to that
of the second description for s*id District.
Proposals will be rec>*i*ed for raoh articlo sspa
rat?-ly,and separately for each District, or for the
wl>0le. . .. ..
Th? contract or contract* will he awarded to tha
lowest and best bidder, to be determined aft-r a
careful for tb? pnrpos^ of a?cer;a o
ing which bid will, in its practical results, De most
advantageous to the Departm'-nt.
If the Districts should b? recoos'mcted, or in
creased in cumber, or any o' them ai-contm ied,
the articles sha'l he deii*ered at snch place or
places as the Postmaster General shall designate,it
pro rata prices. _ . ..
And the Postmaster General reserves to himself
the privilege of in ?reasiug or reducing the q'ikq
tity of the articles required, if it shall be found
necesssry to do so. . . . .
8?mpies of such arf.cl-* M are now furrnshod
ran be fte^D at either ot the above-named Ag?ra
Bidder* wi'l sord ?amplo? of suchartirle*) astl ey
propose to furnish with their bids.
Each bidder mutt furnish, wi'.h his nroposais,
guaranties of his ability to comply with his bid:
and a cer -ideate from his nearest P?>stmast?r. that
such guarantors are credihle aud reliable citizens,
must also accompany hia pr?0"sais. .
Two eufficient sureties will bo rO'iuir*-d -o a con
^rFaiiures'o furni?h the articles contractod for,
promptly or the furnishing of artic es of an ute
nor quality to tho?e contrasted for, will be con
sidered a sufficient chum) for the forfeiture of tha
contri-ct. , ... .,
Bids not made in nccordau^a with these propo
sals will not he considered.
Proposals mo?' be marked on the outside or the
envelope with the name of the article or articles
proposed for. and ihe letter containing tHui ad
dressed to the First A?siBtant
Washington, D. 0. ? W. URnMBON.
oc 26 lawtjw Postma-ter General.
DROPOSALS FOR MAIL BAGS
Post Offip* Di:pa*t*?nt, ?
Wash:;*'.Toa. D. O., Oct. H, 844.\
Sealed Proposals will be received at this Devsrt
ment until 9 o'clock a m., the twenty second day
of NoT<*m^r tor 'ut isbi Qt*, during the pe
riod from the first day of December to the
th rti#?th of Juno, J.tyv5, quant.ties of tae fol
lowing kind of MAIL BAGS a* may lrom time to
time be required ai d ordered, to wit:
JUTS CAN V AS MAIL SACKS,
Of size No 1, (43 inches in 'ensftb and h2 inches in
circumferense; of site No. I, (II in:he8 io lougth
and W inches in circumferouco;) antl of site No. i.
(32incheein 1-sngih anl 3d inches in circunifer
ence ) ,
The sacks of size No. 1, are to ba made of closely
woven Jute Canvas, w-i^hiDg uot less than it
ounces to the yard uf 31i? inches in wilth; the earns
of the warp to be oa^b doubled and twisted, and to
weigh one oonce to about fift* ?ai ds, and of the fill
ing or weft, if not line tb?>s? of the warp, to weigh
one ounce to about eighty five yards
The sacks of size No 2 are to be made of Jute
Canvas, weighing not less than II OJnoe* to the
yard of24.S inches wid h; the varp and weft to be
rifsrly as above described.
The sacks of size No S are to be made of thinner
Jute Canvas weighi ng no' ?? ss thau 4;? onnc?s to
the yard of I9ii inches width.
Those of sizes Nos. 1 and 2 are to be male with a
tabling or h?m st the top two inehes wide, upou
which a suflieient number rf eyelet holes?at least
ten to the former and eight to the latter?are to be
well wrought; and th-y are eacti to be proviied
with a good and suffi'-ieut hemp cord to l?ce and
tie them thoroughly ai 0 strongly. Lnless seam
lees. they are to be mide with tw ) seams, secured,
each with two rows of sewing. All are to be marked.
inside and outside, " C. 8. MAIL," in large and
distinct letter*. ..
Any proposed improvement thav may be de ra
ble in the quality of material s e.^manner of con
struciion will be considered, relatively to price, in
deciding the lowest and be?t bid.
No proposal wi 1 be considered it n<?t accompa
nied with specimens sbowir* the com'true ion and
quality of ma'erials and workmanship vt each "it?
of the sa-ksbid for; and also a written guaranty
frrmthe persons proposed as sure ies i wbose re
sponsioility must De certifier hy th? post naster cm
the pla*e where they res de' that they wil become
respcn*ible, on sufficient bond, for the due perfor
mance of the contract in case such proposal be ac
cepted. . ,. j
All the sacks contracted for are to be delivered,
at the et pense of the contractor, at Doston, Sew
York. Philadelphia Baltim' ro. and Washington,
D. C., in such quantities and at such times as may
be ordered. . .
The esiiinat'd qaantity required wi'l, probahiy.
notc-iceed thirty thousand sack*, including all
rte*; but the Postmaster General will reserve the
rii<ht to ord?r and receive more or less than such
quant'ty. during the term of the contract as tn?
waots and interests of the service may seem to
h>m to demand.
The specimens must ho delivered at this Depart
ment on or before the i2d of November n?f x\; ?nd
eveiy one cubmitted should be well and distinctly
marked with the number den .ting its size, and
have attached to it a "amp'o ?jf . he cloth or canvas
isix inches square) of which it is made. Such a*
can.w-th faftty and convenience, be used in the
nervico. will be paid for at the prices specified in
th- proposals relating 'hereto. .
A nerisio i on the bids will be made on or bet ire
the 23d i f November next. a> d tl e accepted b.iiiler
will ^e r quired to enter in*o contract, with *uf
flcj#nt bond and security,rn or before the 1st of
D* cemh-r, ltyU.
The proposal should he transmitted in a sealed
envelope endorsed, " Proposals for Mail-Bag*,'
a?.d be addressed to " Tbe Second Assistant P -st.
m?s*.-r General. Contract Offl-e. Wash?n?tou,
DC" W. DBNNI8 ?N,
oc 19 w4t Postmaster General.
ITNiTUD 8TATB8 SERVICE MAGAZINE FOR
IJ OCTDBER.?Contents : Pailanthropy and the
War; ti*oificanc? of Military Titles; G. eat Bat
tles in History; Lif?<?f jemini; The Nightingale
and "h" Cricket, Enigma, Life of MO 0>-a. Jas
H McPbe'sof: ^ing Can o<. ; Editor s Special
D:r.V"'^t: ?&C^DUUTkIhGK TAYLOR.
[MBI WM1I U.MBh-1 am now ?r*^red to
H"n,er freak boraed POTOMAO ClME. are.
new flam* Ilia, wttkoet eomlog
Proposals foe hidrs, tallow, hoofs.
HORN*. CHUCKS. srilN87 AND
Orrici D*ror Commissary or 8cbs13tknoic.<
WASHINGTON. Di.e., Nov. 16. 18H. S
.. * Proposals, in duplicate, are invite 1 until
nu ??,of ?ovember. at II o'clock a. m .for
Hid''# Tatlow. Hoof*. Horns, Churks, fcbios. and
tongues. of all Government Cattle slaughtered
w"nn the anrient limits of tbe District of
Columbia, for fonr mouths, from the commence
nient of tiie contract.
The above article* to be eollested by the eon
tractor, and rsmoved from the variou* places at
wMeh the cattle are killed at such times as may be
d??ignat?d by the officer in chary*.
t The njmber ofCattle used monthly vary from
J ?& 0 to 3,ono, ^Dd are now killed at Chain Bridge,
Oiesboro .Convalescent Camp, Washington. and
_ l***n?ria, bat other places mnyoccur within the
? *v .V w*>*re these article* will he re
'"I?!*? to collected.
1 he contractor shall be liable for all th* Hide,.
I***0*' Hoofs. Horns. Chucks, Shins and
7.f,T":r.coI!,;ne/rom .?? the Government Beef
r ?V if ? * v unless it can be made satis
???.1^1? 4pp**r 10 lh? Subsistence Department
that all doe exertion, diligenoe. and care wan made
to obtain said articles.
Vayments will be required every ten dav? in
The bids will state the amount, per animal, for
the articles referred to, and be accompanied by
the followirg guaranty. certificate, affidavits of
each guarantor,and oath of allegiance
Blana forms can be obtained by application to
J' } of tbe State of , county of ,
Ofler per heaJ for all H ides Tallow. Hoofs, Horns,
^hucks, Shins, and Tongues of all Government
Reel Cattle killed within the ancient limits of the
I) strict of Columbia, dollars and cents,
; (the amount to be in words and Store*,) subject to
all tL<? condition* of the advertisement herewith
; appended. .
_ L GUARANTY.
We. the undersigned, residents of , in th
I county of???and State of .hereby, jointly
and Severally, covenant with the United States,
1 ?iD guarantee in ra^e the foregoing bid of
I shall be accepted, that be will, within five day* af
I Iur 0 acceptance of said bid, sign a contra'-! for
' tb* and faithful execution of the same,
a^d uiat we will become his surety on a bond, in
the sum of fifteen thousand dollars, for th? per
formance of his contract in conformity with the
LrT,8?f. rruposal. and that in easethesaid
shall fail to enter into contract, under the terms
of the advertisement dat.'d Not. 16, i)^, we guar
antee to make good the difference between the of
fer made by ?aid in the foregoing proposal
ami the next lowest responsible formal bidder, or
tne person to w hoin the coutract mav be awarded.
J Given under our hands and -eals
'this day of .
Wrnes- ,gPal ,
The responsibility of the guarantors mn-t 1*
shown by .he official certificate or' a United State*
I i<tru! Attorney or L'ntttd Stat-.* Judge. Toe c'r
tihra'e i?.u? t be in the following Corm :
I hereby certify that from evidence entirely
isfactory to me. the above-named guarantors are
good and sufficient as sureties for d'-uble the
amount for which they offer to be security.
th?ro^n7h eUAran;or mQSt r';*ke
., q, 4 ~ oATn.
deposes and nays tnat h*> i-, worth, over and ahiva
thoisa'nd do iar"d liabllitieB' th? '?"= of thirty
nf-^8ubscnbedtand sworn before me. this jay
No bids will be considered r.nless ma'e out in
conformity with the above form, and are a" com
affidavit. for"4:oiiig guaranty, certificate and
anAoithdif r?ii?n,t forwar1 with their proposals
l.ihfh Usance, unless oDe maybe on tile
with the officer who shall open the bids and no
rwu^rnVnt,1 ?1,T n0IB',1?iu? wrh the foregoing
requirements, as well in fa< t as in form will be
considered or regarded as a propo-al within the
meaning of this advertisement.
st Tn?t|Ii?^?rnWilJ-b'*n?111 &cconntable for the
?r!?w ir? * Horns, Chucks, Jtc., one
r thesigning of the contract.
Bidders must he present at the opening of their
kL I- h? r,",p,0?.d?t0 thelr, n'^nies, and all bids must
Ttlln- n r Proposal ? for Par h*sing Hi les,
??,' ",)rns- Chucks. Ac.." and be di
rected to the uuderaitfned. G BELF
noT 17- td Lient. Col, and C 3
J>R0P0riAL8 FoH HAY.
QjJ[ ' Derot C5o?:mt'<ary of Su'"si??<*<??,I
He?ioil u '"/'iWa^inHos.N'ov 16, ISh'i <
(W i n 'ii d? t" ~K,Tor Fi - " 'Dlred
ki .L. ' ?? of O?;od Mt-rchantable B*!e-? H^y. will
ber ^J'fr mU.Qt" M?N ?A'*' N?T^"
Bids most be accompanied by an oath of allegl
5c?c:tha ???on ? tb', <>.
than twA ?"'?r*n'.y. Sirnsd by not le-s
Li P? 0 r?"POusible persons wh..-e solvency na-t
^ bt the .ftfcial certificate of the Cleric
8ta'es A^t*rney. r'Ct ?OUrt' ?f ?f th" Unit?'J
inTW?lhV? li"1"*- ^4?r^'*"ivb,.M. and delivered
? .? gt*'n or Alexandria tree of all expe sa
tne Department, as may be reqnired. it will
t e ri?idly inspect*d befi.re it is accepted, an 1 none
but good merchantable Hay will oe e'-eivel
Karties to whom awards maybe mad - mast at
Zmnn. t1* !D ? co?/ra'**' an<1 give bonds equal :Q
amount to on-? half tie sum to b^ receiveil ou 'he
dSv^tor'""1 by t'1? '-ontrac.or an1 both of his
b^"-uriiH will Dot l>e made'o ?nv person who has
heretofore tailea '.o fulfill his contracts ? ith *he
be'con'ijderH?0' W'U prop<',J*13 o;"dislojal j-arties
Go vVrnmrnt*? r'jeet Pr0P0,,ftl?, is reserved by the
Hidders mnft be present at the opening of their
?Iru* ? respond to their nan:?s.
The deliver* of the Hay muf't common-* within
fifteen (15) days from the execotion of the con
J.'^arVl l?6'e C0BpIelei th? "fteenth lay of
Cpon the completion of the cmtra-t the nav
wi'l be paid for iu such funds as :be Government
n.H y tu td 1 ? n.
Bids must he endorsed "Proposals for nay nl
,7?^ed 10 ^ K V ?H1DGKS.
nov 17-1d Cap'ain and C. 8. V.
DAMfl 1XPRR88 COMPANY
OYflCli *14 PA AVXNU1,
WfAmtton, D. ?
GREAT 1A8T1RN, NOKTHBR^, AND WJ8T
IKN EXPRISS F0BWARDER8.
MERCHANDIBE, MUNBY, JEWE1>RT. VALO
ABLE8, NOTB8, STOCKS, BON DB.^e..
Korwarted with 8AKETY AND DISPATCH to al<
accessible sections of the CMuntr*. This Oumpaoi
Has agei cies in the Principal Railway Towns in th<
NORTH. EAST. WEST, AND NORTHWEST
Its principal offices are
WASHINGTON D 0.. NEW Y0K&, BOSTOR
PHILADELPHIA. BALTIMORE, OIN
CINN ATI 8T LOLJI8, LOniB
VII LK, LEXINGTON.
Connections are mad* at New York and BonoL
with lines forwarding to the CAN ADAS and th?
BHITIgH PRO VlNCEf and other steamship I in.
to LIVERPOOL. RODTHAMPTOl* and HAVRt
and tbence bv Vnrnpean expresses to all promlneo
ooinmeroial towns in Greai Britain and the Oontl
O 'llectiou of NOTEb, DRAfTS, and BILLBmadi
at all aeceaaible parte of tbe Cnit? d States.
0. 0. DONN. Agent,
39 WMklo^^n. D. 0.
LfilC I0R BALL^. PARTIES, Ac.
LOUIS WEBER. No .'>69 7th st eet east, re
spectfully inform- his friec J" aud former pa
trots tt at he e?>utiuues to attend Ralls, I'ar-J
ties, Ac ,njth his well organiz-*d Band of.
Scientific Musicians. No. 5?>97t!i ht. cast, N? y
b> the use of thw
?bratea Pbumlb and Piaisoopie fePiOTAOLBb.nni
versally acknowledge I as the best for Sraewon
?HiNu avn Paesiavmo the impaired lyesight
scientlHrally and correctly raited, by FRANKLIN
k OO., Optieians.
44 4 Pennsylvan.e avsnne, bet. 13th and 13th its.,
Pennsylvania avenue andei the National
riEI.D GLASSES OPERA GLaSSRS, MICRO
dCOPES THERMOMETERS. 8TBRK08COPR8
PHOTOGRAPH ALBrMS. CARTES DB VISITS,
tc . In a great variety, and at the loweat priees
OuC PAWNBROKErt AND OQK
iOD LOAN OICKICE. ZOO
LICENSED BY AUTHORITY.
i-a MATTHEW K WALSH. 3^>
'2"!> C Strict, between V th aud 11th,
Secend door from Harvey'!* 0"ster S.ilooa,
In comuHaiice with the wish of many friends, I
am now pre pared to make liberal Cash ad
vaLces on Ookl and Silver Watches, Dla
n onds. Jewelry, hilver war?*. Hardware.
Clothing, and Merobandire of every deecriptl
K/'liatiiw had twelve yearsexperieocein bnsi
ne?s in theOity.and favorably kunwn t? man) of
its citizens, I am confident that t > all who inav in
trust me wRb biis'nens,(whi--h will be strfetij
coofid" nlisl) I will give satisfuction Office open
every day I Sunday excepted > from 8even o'clock.
A w. until Nine o'clock p. m. sep 13-3in
piAKOS AND MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS.
W G METZEROTT, corner Pa. av. aoduthst.
Tbe l?r?eat Mus cal BstabllshmeiitAjCS3H|
and only importing house in the Dls-T f 9 f 11
trict. Sole Agency ol Steinway k Sons gr-i d and
equare PIANOS, vf which we h<tv? just received a
new assortment. ntaRiug our sto-k lr> instruments
of this crlehi ate' factory alone, which is a larger
assor n.eut than can be found at any otW- r ageo
C) of this house in the country liesi les these,
we have a Mock of Raven A Bacon, and Haines
Broiliets iiiake on hand. We are * he sole agents
ofMa?oi A Hamlin's justl) celebrated 0 % BIN KT
ORGANS wliM'h we Heil at factory prions from
$110 to t*> i*. Prince A Co "m MEL.0DK0*?8.
l'ur?li?sifcg ex2lu*iv>l< for east, we are enabled
to sell ?t the lowest figure* for cash, and upjn ac
Old Pianos taken in exchange, tuned and re
r? R A N K U N ACO.OPTIcTa N'S,
i}4 4 Pa ?v.. bel. 17th and l:'tb sts . an^ 3S9
Pa av.. under the National Hotel.
CARTES DE VISITB
of celebrities plain or c lore<,j
holding from 12 t?. 31< pictures. In a great veriety
of tii ding;
8ThRKhCOP*8 and STERKSC(?PIC VIEWS
of l.tMiacaien, Public Build ngs, Groupea, fancy
BATTLB SCENES &C.,*W?
atth?l-weai prices . _
Constantly on hand a floe selection or Opera
G^ssea Ifield ()la??ss 8pe-taeies and EyeGleeses,
Optical and Philoswphical Instrnme^te.
ArtificialJtjes insetted wiihoiii paiuu 52. . _
| INDWrARN CHABE.anovel. By T. Aoolpha
OrnJl^a Island. 0 I'ornls and J
Bote 8ro?M. U? 1 ERANjK TAYLOR
pROIOSALS f OR RATIONS*
OMrtimrhr'j Q&it, U. S. Mjrint Corr'A
Wa.'kmKtvn, 2tat October, V^?. j
Sealed Proposals will be received at this office
until 1 o'clock p. in . of th-? 2ath is* ->f Naveraber
next. for furnishing rations to the United States
UtriDM at the following stations. daring th# year
Portsmouth, New Hs-nphrc
Brooklyn. New York.
Washington OitT. District of Columbia.
Gosport. near Norfolk. Virginia. , .
Karri riition to consist of tbr?*e-fourths or a pouna
of pork or bacon, oron? and* fourth pound or
fresh or salt beef; etghte#? ounc?e of bread or
Sour, or twelve ounces of hart br*nd. ?r ?n*?au' *
fourth p<?nnd of eorn meal; and at the rate to one
hundred rations ofeifht e ?erts of beans, or, in
lieu thereof, ten pounds of rife; or, in lieu tbereoi
twice per w^l.onn hundred and tiftv ounees of
dedicated potatoes, and oo? hundred ovin^-s of
mii*d t^n ponn4a of ?'>?*?? *r?|n
thereof, ene and a half pound of tea;
of sugar; four quarts of vinegar, one pouni of
?perm candles, or one and one fouJ* ?f .
amantine candles; or one and a half' ,?f ,i~
low, fonr pound? of soap. and two ,"f >L.
The rations t" be delivered npon tl^wfr^h bief
Comtnandln* Officer of **ch station, the froh beef.
either in bulk or by the single 'VVh.'fore^nd
quality, vitb an equal proportion of the fow ija?
hind quarter*, necks and kidEey?tallo"
ded: the pork.Ko. 1 prim? roees *\rk; 1the Sour,
eitra superfine; the coffee. Rio, the sugar,
good New Oileans or its equivalent;and thebeans,
inemr, caidlee. soap. aalt. fce., to be e! *o<>d
A'l ?nhj?ct to Inspection.
All bids vnust be accompanied bv .ho following
*uarantee. rQRM Qf GCARASTy.
The undersigned, , of ?;?the Btateor
. and , of , ?n the State or ??i
hereby guarantee that in case the La
for rations, as above described, he accepted,
he or they will, within ten days after th9
of the contract at the post offiee named, execute
the contract for the same, with good and sufficient
seenriti?s; and in case the i?ldrtall Am! to
enter into contract as aforesaid, we Z
make good the difference between the offer of the
?*" ?;s,d ""?h"" a! ?
E f C.D.. Guarantor.
196? , .. .
I horeby certify that the above nawied ??
are known to me as m^n of property, and ab.e .0
msKe go>d their guarantee. ni.=trir>?
To be signf-d by iha United States District
Judge, United elates District Attorney, or Cohec
*?No proposal will be considered unless ac'ora
panied by the above guarantee ahovewill
Tw~/ft?'?fSS?Sa" P-oKfUfor lUttooA
for 1864." and addressed to the ^d^rsl^L40K.
oc ?2-!aw4w Major and Quartermaster._
pBOFOBALB f 9B I QUASI.
o?i?? UBiiTBiMAwnt Omcn^ <
WaeaiMoroi Diror. Deo. 8, WO. 1
Sealed Proposals are lnvitod by the undersigned
for ^applying the U. 8. Quartermaster ? De
Xartment, at Washington, D. 0., Baltimore, Md..
.lexamdria, and Fori Monroe, Va..or either or
these places, with Hay, Cum, Oats and Straw.
Bids will be received for the delivery of 8.(X<
bushels ef corn or oata and 60 tons of hay or atrav.
and upwards ^ .
Bidders must state at vhleh of tha above-named
points they propose to make dellveriei, and '-h?
ratea at which tney will make deliveries thereat,
the quantity ef each article proposed to w del'v
?red, the time when said deliveries shall b? oo^
menced. and when to be complete.
The price muat be written cut la wordaonth#
b Corn to be up in good stoat aaeka, of about
two bushels each. Oatsin like sacksofaooat three
oushels each The a?ck? to b?> furnished without
extra charge to the Govenmeot. The hay xnd
atraw Ut be securely baled.
The pskrtieular kind or description >f oatt. eorn.
hay er straw proposed to be delivered mest be
'^AUthe MtiolM^ffered o?der the bids herein In
vited will be subject to a rigid ;nspec-ion by tha
Government Inspector beforebeing acoeptad.
Contracts will be awarded from Ijme to time to
the lowest responsible bidder, aa the interest o!
the Government may require and payment wtll be
made when the whole amout ooutracted for shall
have bee* 'slivered and accepted.
The bidaer wil) hi required te aeoompany his
proposals with a guaranty. signed by two respon
?ible persons Xhat in caae nis bid is accepted he or
they wlH, within ten days thereafter, execute tha
contract for the same, with good and sufflciant
?ureties In a sum equal to the amount of the con
tract, to deliver the forage proponed in conformity
with the terms of this advertismentj and In ease
the said bidder should fail to enter Int# the con
t"^ct. they to make good the difference between
' a* offer of ?a*d bidder and the next lowest reap?n
aible bidd? , cr the person to whom the oontract
mT^e "r?*pon?ibility of the guarantors mnat be
ahown by the official certificate of a U. 8 District
Attorney, Collector of Customs or anv other officer
andar the United Btatea Government or res pons!
b1ITC8i.? "urS. *SilUM c, th.
must be legibly written In the ?ropos*l?
Propo^alp mopt he to Bri^r Q?n. D. H.
Rucker. Cbief Wcot Quartermaster. Washington,
D O . and should bt plainly marked "Proposals
f0Born?d?.1n a sum equal to the amount of tn? oon
tract signed by the contractor aad both >1 hit
guarantors, will be required of the succesa *1 bid
der or bidders npon signing the cor
Blar ? forms of bids guarantees, and bonds. c.a?
be obtained upon application at this Office
I0BM OF PROPOBAIa.
(Town. County and riuto) ?? ?
I, the subscriber ,do nerebp propose to furnish
and deliver to ?he United 8tatea,at the Quarter
master's P^partmeut at , agreeably to the
terms of your advertisement Inviting proposals
for forage, dated Washington Depot. Dec. 8.1MI.
the following articles, via: _ ,
? bushels of Corn. In ucki, ?t ? per bushel ef
66 pounaa . , ,
? ousbeis oi Oats, In saeks, at ? per bos&el of
tons?ofDBaled Hay, at P?* on of 8,000
? tonsnodf"Baled Straw, at ? per ton <sf 8.000
Deift^rvto commence on or before the ? day of
?- and to be completed ?n or before the
A' y^T7 : , 186- . and oledge tnyeelf to enter
ln?? a written contract with the United States,
with ?ood" and approved securities, withla the
space often 4 aysaf?er bei ? * * bld
has been aoo*nted. Your obedient ser ant.
Brigadier Oeneral 1>- H. Aoocia.
" General Depot Quartermaster,
Washington, D. O,
We, the nndersigned. reeideute of
Ooun\y of ,and Stat* of ?-?,hereby.Jo!Intip
and severall?, covenant with the United Statea,
and guarantee in case the foregoing bid or ??
be accepted, that he or th"*"',"'
after the acceptance of ?aid bid, execute the con
tract for the saw . with good and sufficient sure
ties, in a sum equal to the *m?uutof the contract,
to furnish the forage proposed ^jJonformityU)
the terms of advertisement dated December*. ia<s?
ander which the bid was made. and. in case too
.aid shall 'ail to entei into a contrac. as
aforesaid, we guarantee to make ???jthe iffer
ence between the ?ffer by saidi and the next
lowest responsible bidder. or the person to whoa
the oontract may bo awarded.
Given uider our hands and seals this "7^** ?*
.1*-. I Seal. 1
I K.r.h. aertlfy that, to the best of my knowl
edge tLd lellef, tLe above-named guarantors are
?5dwld sufficient as sureties for the amount for
%eVo2ti&r bi a." DnUeJ States D17tr~At
toTney Elector of Customs, or any other officer
Krthe rioted BtatesOovernment.or respon
sible person known U? thl ^ RunusH,
dee t-tf Brigadier General and Q. M.
CHIJf QUABTBBMABTBBIS OVriCB. 1
Dipont e? WatfaiR?Toa,S
WMAHsfiew. D. O.. Jauaary 4,186* \
Ail dealers m Drugs. Hardware, -umbo- Uatnei.
Office Furniture. HaraeeR and 'addlon are re
ja??ted to eend to thisofflco.on MONDAY of each
week. a.sealed proposal ot list, m iupittais, of the
articles they are nrepared to fnrniah to this Depot at
?hort notice. wttS the price of each marked in slain
flgurea. so ttat.oaw the exigencies oftheservioe
M<inlre n. article or articles can he ohtnlnod
withnot delay, and at the lowest price
QMleee ndshlng to sell to this Depot wilt bn i*
^ Jgrigadler General ana^^nT^astat.
JAV COOK?? U CO., BANKERS,
IifTKISTB 8TRIEr, OfPOSITB D. S. TltBABOaY,
Receive Subscriptions for tho
NEW U. S. 73.10 LOAN
authorized by the act ef Juae 30th, 1864.
The notes will be issued under date of August
Uth, In denominations ef
9&o, fioo. $500,81.000 and js.ooo,
payable to bearer or order, bearing Interest at
7 3-10 per eeutum per annum, payable semi-an
naally.and will be convertible at the option of
the holder at maturity into six per cent. Five
We buy and sell?
GOVERNMENT BONDS of all Issues
CBRTlPlCATBd 0* INDBBTBDNXS8,
And pay the highest price for
QUARTERMASTBR'8 CBBT1F1CATI CHICKS,
M1% ?.u J AY cook* a 00, J
1MNAH8 AMD DIN IRS, by ?. L. Btanehard,
Mni?ua) * i Cooft?T9? London
one Hnucred and Twenty-four Receipts for Cook*
ing a Rabbit, London
Hinis for tho Tablo, London .
Coikery, Carving, and JStiquette ef the Table,
gimison'o Band Book of Dining, London
Cnisinler Prauticien, Pane
l.e Cuisin'er Imperial, Par
Miss Le lie'" French Cooker
^oyer's Modern Housewife
Ci okery forfhe MHVton, London
! Sanderson's Complete
i jllaf kill's Hon ??keeper's Encyclopedia
I Francatelli's M- dern Cook
Hcufebeld Cyelofffidia, Loadjn.^^ TATt0J||
LOOR HUB P IT A. ft.
0PP1C1 Ho. 7 SOUTH FBBDBKtC* nHIITI
Tht offlt pursiriAjr advbrtisjso
Mm discovered IBa oi Certain, Steady,
IflNtakl K?n?4r ?? World 'or
Rr.litf in Si* Uowrt / So TVi**ap /
Persona Rained bi Ignorant Pret~adere. er fry
Deadly P?>ls.?a, Merco-y. should apply
A COBB WABRASTBD OB SO OUAMOM
IS FROM OSE TO TWO OA TH.
WnkDM of the Involuntary DiseaarfOi.
Strictures, Affections of the Kidne?- id Bl(4l?r,
Impotaaey, General Debility, N~rvnasa?*e WW"
t'ff. Utciior, lovjtlriu, CotfuMon of tdui,
PslpitetloB of Ik* Heart. Timidity. Trembling,
Dunne**?ff)|(Btor0id<l1tM?, Di*>w?uftb? Reed,
Throat. N*a?, or 8hia, Affect'one af the Liver.
Lung*. ftnmwh or Rowel*?the*- P?rr1hle Disor
ders arising frem Solitary Habit* of fonlh tkt
*??' solitary practices morf fatal to their
victims than the mid> of Syren* to the mariners of
W'u taeir m??t brilliant k?f*< *r
anticipations, r?i?rln| otrnift, Ac., laipnml
tsrlng marriage. Ao.
VC! ^?oom# the victims of Soli
tary Vice that dreadful and d-?tra*ti ve habit<vMa*
annually sweep* to an untim-W era** thousands *2
Young Men of tbe moit exalted talent and brilliant
Intellect, who might otherw.*? har* entranced H#
ten in* WDatti "itk the thunders *f tloiitiN M
waked to extacy the living lyre, rear call wltk fu
TAKB PARTaC BLAR NOTICE.
These are some of the sad end msi?uokely affaati *
prodaced by early hablteof youth, via: WnImM
of the Back and Limbs. Pain in tke Head hmiiM
of 81pht. Low of Macular Power. Palpltatioa o!
tke Heart, Dyenepsia. Nervon* Irritability, fee
ran re rnent of tire Digestive Fonctiooa. Geaeral
Debility. Symptoms of Ceneuroption. ie
Mimii.TT.-Th?f<t?rfiil eFect* on tbe mind iff
mncb to be dreaded?Low of Memon. Confnsiaa
?f Ideait. Depression of ''pints Bvil Forebodinga,
Avernion to Soeiety, Selfdistrutt, Lot* of toil*
Mamid Ptrtons, or yean* m?n enntomalattaa 4
marriage.awere of Physical Weakaaaa, Orgaaig 1
Debility, Wanting of tke Organs, Oefermitiea, Ac..
should apply immediately.
He who place* himself ander the care of Dr. J.
may religiously confide in hi* henor as a cen
Uemnn.and confidently rely upon tola aklll as*
ORGANIC W1A?NH*U, 1MP0TBN0 Y IMPBBI
MJNT8 TO MARRIAG1
By Dr. Johnston's marvelous treatment. Weal
ne?* of tbe Organs is speedily en rod, and full vigor
r?*?tered Thousands of the mint nervous, dehtlU
tated and Impotent, who had lost all hope, hare
been immediately relieved
All impediments to marriage, Puyaicai or Mental
Disqualifications. Loss of Procreatiye Power. Ner
vous Irritability, Trembling*. and Weakness, or
Bibaastion of tk? moat fearful kind, speedily
?ember of the Royal Oolle?e of Bar?*ons. Lon
don, Graduate from one of tbe most emlaent Ool
leK<>s in the United 8tat*>s. and the greater part ol
whose life has h?*?n rpent in the hospital* of Lon
don, Paris,Philadelablaand elsewhere.has effected
some of the mosi aetonishinK care* that were ever
known; many truuKed witb rin?in? in tke h<ta4
and ears wkeo A^Je.ep.freat nerroasness.be alarmed
at sndden sounds, hashfnlne** with fre^nent
blnshinc, attended sometimes with rferanftmaai
of mind, were enred immedistely.
TOO SO MBS
who have Injured tkemselves hy a ceruin pradtlM
Indulged in when alone?a habit frequently learned
from evil companions, or at school, tbe effMte of
which are nifhtly felt, even wkea asleep, and. if
not cured, renders marriage impossible. an < de
stroys both mind and b*dy, should apply lmmsdi
What a pity that t yeuna man, the none of Mi
Country and darling of nis parents, should bo
?Hatched from all tht prospects and enioyments ef
life by tbe eonseaoenoe of deviation from the yoth
of nature and indulging in a certain secret habit
Sueh persona must, before contemp'atlBf
reflect tkat a sound mind and body are tfco sofl
necessary requisites to promote eonnublal haopi
ness indeed. Without these the journey througk
life becomes a weary pilgrimage; the nrespect
hourly darkens to the view: the mind neeomag
shadowed with despair and filled witb tke melan
choly reflections that tka kappinesa of onothw la
blighted with our own.
DISEASES OF IMPRPDBSOa.
When the misguided and Imprudent votary 01
Rleaeare Suds be has imbibed tbe seeds of thlayolB*
il disease it often happens that an 111 timedaenag
of shame or dread of discwvery deters him from ap
plying to those wbe, from education and reapesto
bility can alone befriend him He fall* lato tkg
hands of Ignorant and designing pretenders, who,
incapable of curing, fllch his pecuniary subatanoa,
keep him trilling month after month, or as loug al
the smallest fee ean be obt&i aed, and In deapait
leave b!m with ruined health tw ?igr> over hia gall
ing disappointment: or, bv the use of that deadly
poistm. Mercary. Hasten the conatitational aymy
toms of this terrible disease, such as Affections ot
the Head, Throat; Nosa, ?kin. etc.. prngreasing
with frightful rapidity until death uuts an and to
his dreadful sufferings hv sending him to that aa>
discovered country from #bosa b"ii'na an travala.
OFFICB T BOOTH FRKDEKI' & BTRBBT,
left hand side going from Baltimore street, a f*ty
doors from tka corner, fail not to obaerve name
letters received unless posi paid and aoa*
talDing a stamp to be used on tbe repiy per*t>m
writing snould state age, and send portion ot ad
vertisement describing symptoms.
Tki Lh'i Dip in ma Via?< in ku OHM.
IS DORSE MBS T OF THE PRBSB.
Tke many thousand cured at this eaiabDskmaal
within tbe last twenty yvar*. and the aimirvU
Important Surgical Operation* perfortued by Dr.
Johnston, witnessed by the reporters of TnaBun"
and many other papers, notices of which have ay
rsared again and again before the publio, basidaC
la standing aaa gentleman of character and re
apoBsibilltr. U a auAciant ruarantaa to tka !?
SKIS DISEASES SPEEDILY GORED
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OOSOtLBQtA, VLMBT, Si UH tOREB, At
Contains ao Mineral, ao Balaam, ?u Mercury.
Onlt Ten rtUJ to be Ta*-u to Bfaci a Owf?
They are entirely vegetable, having no siuei) not
any unpleasant taste, and will net in *ny sat la
]nre the stomach or Soweis of tbe most delicate.
Cure* in frein two to four day*, and reoent oasat
In "twenty-four houra " Preimred byagradoata
of the University of Pennsylvania, one oftbe raort
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10 1XPOSOU*. 10 TBODBLB. BO 0I1IOI WH4T1VB1,
Let those who have deeps;r?<1 of getting cured,
or who have been gorged with Balsam Copavla, BV
Mercury, try the
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Price?Male packages, $j. Female 12.
BLOOD I BLOOD II BLOOD It
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la offered the nubile as a positive onre.
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most potent certain and effectual remedy eva%
prescribed; it reaches and eradicates every partiala
of the venereal poison. *0 that thecure Is thoroBgk
an^ permanent. Take then of this purifying reme
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8AMAR1TAN'8 ROOT AND HBRB JUTcia
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most happily ^lapted. In Ulcerated Uterus, ia
Whites, in bearing down Falling ?f the W?mb
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forSS. gAMARlTAN'B OHANOUD WASH.
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Bold oy ft. CALVCilT fORD, corner of llta aa?
HBNRY COOK. Alexandria. may HI
c o y FIDES 11 A A. , _
a OUNG MKN who have Injured tbemsalvaa py
Certain secret habits which uuht them fo? buslneaa
pleasure, or the duties of married Ufa, al?? mlddia
aged or old men ko, from tbe folliee of ??oth of
other causes, f?*i a debility In advance of thelj
years, before placing theui*eive* ander the treat
ment of aay one, should flrst read ' TH1 81CR11P
FRIBND.' Marriad Ladies will learn aomatblaa
of importance by perusing "The Secret friend.
Santto any address, in a aaa'?d envelope oa H"
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Atnf Anglaad. and secured by the seals of tht
?cole de Pharmacie de Paris, and tka Imperial
Ooliega ?'f Medicine, vleena ...
TriSsu ar No. 1 is tke effectual remaoy tor Relax
atioa. 8i?ermatorrkoea,and Rihanetiun of the Byo>
tern T.-iesmar No. t has entirely *uy?r?eded tk?
nauseocsnse of Copavia. Cubebs. Ac. TrieamaX
Ko. 9 ia the infallible remedy tor all Impuritiea aa4
Beoonderv Symptoms thus obviating the aaaot
p?-?a ,-y and all other deieterioua ingredieats
>acb preparation ia la the form of a moat aarao*
able Loannge. Secured from effects of dlimato a*4
changes of atmosphere, In tiu cases, at U each, o?
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tered by %'alpeau, Sallemaude, iton*.Aa.f ^
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To be bad also of 8 0. FOR?. No.
corner Htk atraat. mar?L6m_
HIFP1MJ08 OH MIBBRTI? THAT IS THA
O 0 A S r./ O ?. -T h r o p r i eu, r a o ft Be " I? AJU
BiAfTtLABlNBT W? WONDBRB, AN ATOMT, ami
Mfcnnii n E." kate detormined-r??ardle?* of aa
pena??to issue,free,(for the bea^nt .>f <ufferla4
aomafiity.) four of weir most instTncti*# and la
toreatina i.ectarea on Marriage and ita j aal 1A aa
tio n* 5 er ? ousDa b i 11 ty. Pre ma to re Daaliaa, ta
digvstion, Waakaaaa, Depraaaion, or ignoranaa a
Physiology aud Nature's Lav Tkaaa lavalaaM
lectures have bean the m'jaas of snllglBteBlna am
aaviag tkousanda,and will bo forwarded froaoa Ik
reaoipt of four atom pa, by addraaslBg SsevsMt
TtBHWANG, THE UhXAi BHlSJEM
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it. Obi Boa will pxaaoBM a Ovaa.
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it to tka tasie, kaa Oo bad odor, aa
may Be carried
detection! Cir utara fraa^rricefl a box. Sold b
la WamUMftM b
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