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WAHH1NOTON. D. O.
THUK8DAYiii:iit!iii!i!:iimtiArRIL 31. 18M.
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...... ir shmfcrnl li well nal0fbll known
In Ibli oommunltjr, from liarlm ooro tot s.Ttral
months pint of our ptloelpal Uxsl TUporlrri,
ap4 wr eommro'l Mm to onr tltltensoahl new
WifrnvoTOn, AprlM, IBM.
liY TELEG11A1MI. vi4
Mr. J. fc. Hallenbcik has bfa appointed our
agent to reeelr subMrlplloo and adTertliemrnts
tortheltiriBLicAH from the cttlstna o( Alexan
dria and Ticlnltr. Ilr. Hall.nU.k.'. Newepeper
od rerlndleal itore li at 119 Klnr trMt, four
doors tttlow the rroost Marshal's oBlee.Alexan-1 lhcy wcr0 forCcd lo ralrc, which thtjr did
mi. . .
Tli tindcrelpiod, who, by original arrolnl
inenl, or snbMiueiil desIEnatlon to All racan
tied, constitute tho kocuUto commute cre
Bird by the National Contention, held nt Chi
racoon th 16th day of Mir. 1M0, do hereby
tiltipon nil quallflcd YOlcra who delro tho
incontUllonal maintenance of tho Union, tho
anprcmacyot the Constitution, and Iheconiplct
aoppf eulon of tho existing rebolUon, with the,
cause thereof, hy Tlfforona war and all apt and
efficient means, lo send delegate lo a conten
tion to assemble at Baltimore, on Tuesday, tho
7lu day of Jane, 1604, at 13 o'clock, noon, for
tho purpose of presenting candldatea for the
oinrc of President and Vice Fretldenl of the
United Slate. Each Stale haling a represen
tation In Conffrraa will bo entitled to a many
tlrlrcates as shall be equal to twice tho number
ft elector to which inch State la entitled In tho
KlccVoral Colleen or the United Slate.
EDWIN MOHOArf, New York, Chairman.
1 1IAHL1.3 J. UILMAN, Main.
F, DRAINARD, Vermont.
K. H. IIOM.IN. New Hampshire.
J. 7 GOODRICH. Maaaachuaetta.
THOMAS a. TUHNKR. Rhode laland.
(JIlllON Wr'LLEJ, Connecticut.
!)r.NNINQ DUtwIt, NewJereey.
ADWARI) MrPJIt-RSON. rennajlTanla.
N. n. SMITHI R3, Delaware.
J. K. WAGNKR, Maryland.
THOMAS srOUNER, Ohio.
11. s. LANE, Indiana.
SAMUFL C. IASKT, Kentucky.
F. rXCK. Illinois.
HKRBrRT M. IIUXIX, Iowa.
AUSTIN BLAIR, Mlehlcan.
CARL SCHUR7. Wllconiln.
W. D. WASHBURN, Mlnneaota.
CORNELIUS COLK, California.
WILLIAM A. PHILLIPS, Kamas.
o H. IRISH, Nebraika.
JOSEPH CERHARDT, Clat. of Columbia.
itKii mvr.n KxfKniTiDN.
Tho Unlou Victory In th Recnntl natlle
Confirmed Tire) Tboneantl Prlaonere
nit RlBhteenUniia Cttnrett,
In reading tho followlfiB dispatches allow
ance mull be made for the fact that H la tho
statement of a ptWato soldier In tho rear rc-
lstlng whst bo hears about operations In front.
C'niCAOO, April 50. A loiter, dated at Grand
Ecore on the lllh Inelant, from a prltale In the
cv.lr.ro Mercantile llaltcry, iiltlnc an account
or tho part U ken by thai baltery In th; battle,
confirms yesterday's dispatch In regard to tho
dissaler to a poruon oi our iurtv wiupi,ib
tho Kcd lllyer jtxpeauion.
The letter says: "Of onr whole division,
..mhrrlnff Irtrra thnnaand men. but ono thou
sand are left to tell tho rearful odds ngslnat
which they contended.
Two regiments or Iho dlylslon were consoll
,tiirt and had In all fourteen linndrcd men
and eercn officers, Iho highest In rank being n
rn.n NlnMrniti (?ortn checked the rebels and
I held them for about twenty-nTomlnnlcs, when
liney were lorccu 10 riure, .tni. tj ....i
I slowly, and as nlghl ramo on Iho bloody ton.
n.n mm( rrcninrr (cnerai a. i omiiu ramo
up with his commtud and kIIctoJ (Icncral1
rrankuu, nnu wmnw mw iwo u..j.
Twelro plecca of cannon wero recaptured
and elijbt hundred prisoners taken.
A letter from another prlrato in Iho eamo
battery, saysi "Our corp (tho Thirteenth)
wrrn alt rnt to pieces, and we fell back to this
place (Grand lcore,) nyo or sit miles from
the battle field to organize.
"Wo lost twenty-four pieces of artillery, alt
that were In the fight."
This letter also says thsl General Smith cap
tured two thousand prisoners and Ihtrty-sfx
runs In a fight on tho Oth.
Still another letter saysi "Wo get all sorts
of reports from the front. Tho latest Is that
General Smith whirped Iho rebels, taking two
thousand prisoners and clghtoon guns. Tho
expedition Is no doubt broken up, and our
troops are falling back."
General Banke la mcnllonod as haying been
on the field on tho 8th.
Caino. April 20. Information obtained from
reliable sources confirms the statements of the
Chteapo JournaVM Red rlrer letter of tho 10th
Instant, concerning the battle of l'lcasant 11111
on the sin, mat account ucing mainiy correct.
wm m 1 AAa Iiahawab w nennloi, ItiBhn lrirktrln
VUt tusa uunviti. n a,iui.vi a,uu hiviuu
uatcd. Tho eg tit wound up In the enemy
being handforaely irlilppod, and drUcn from
me neiu wun a uearj loss.
From Ic' Army.
An orderly ncrgeant of a Mlulttlppl rvgi
tuent, who waa one of a party of rebel deserters
who Arrived here yesterday, having left tho
rebel lines on Sunday, alatca that LcVi whole
force on the IUpldan amount to about sixty
thouiand men, consisting of two Army Corps,
but that reinforcements were, constantly arriv
ing. Longstrcct was reported to be at Charlottes
vlllo with hi army, marching towards Staun
ton, for the purpose. It la thought, of advanc
ing through tho Shenandoah Valley. Twelve
thousand new recruits are staled to bo on their
way from Mobile to Join Leo.
Borne daya since seven days' rations were
Issued to Lee's army, and It was currently be
lieved In tho army that ho Intended to com
mence a forward movement. This deserter
stales that tho rebels stake everything on the
next great fight between Leo and Grant. The
Bplrits of the men are kept up In anticipation
of gaining a victory this spring.
Stont ( ntl Not StoncmMU.
The first dispatches received here by tele
graph respecting the revcrso of tho lCth army
corp? 1" the Red River expedition, stated that
(ieneralSionemanwas In command. General
Stone was the officer In command. Stoneman
commands the cavalry In the army of the Cum
berland, aud nan. of course, many hundred
wiles away from the Red River expedition.
Mr. lUrrls ha Introduced a bill to secure a
census or our Industrial Interests, by State
Legislatures, In Jane, 1SC5. It proposes to
require the SccreUry of tho Interior lo furnish
tho necessary schedule and Instructions, and
allow returns to be franked to tho Interior
Ftca of District Offlcr.
Tho returns made, lu answer to a resolution
of tho Senate, of fees and emoluments of At-
torncy, Marshal, and Clerks of our several
courts, exhibit the following racist
Tho fees of E. C. Carrlngton, U. 8. Attorney,
during lbC3, are returned In gross, Jl-701t
allowance deducted, JI.CCl.C; leaving net
fcos, $11,009.83, of which fC,000 1 received by
tho Attorney; the remalndsr go. Into the U.
The Marshal return Is as follow:
Tutftl rroit emolument a. 1 4,858.2
Allowances lor Deputy iul Clerk. e,24S.oo
Total net eninluncats $8,410 a
The Fort Flllotr Atrocities.
Cairo, April IB. Ten more wounded from
Fort Pillow were picked up a few days since
from their hldlnr places, where they have been
euUerlng since the battle. They were brought
up to Mound City Jloepllal.
Tho rebel recently made a raid on a cotton
ttlanUtlon In Tcmsas. La., forty miles below
Vlrksbnrir. Thev canturcd a number of mules
ana negroes, ana carnea oil . it. AUison, oi
uattoon, in. Aiiergciung io a saie aisnocc.
they compelled him to dig his own grave, and
made the negroes bury him. The statement
Is derived from the superintendent of planta
tions, who arrived here, and can bcrcllednpon.
The fruerrlllas alone the river are determined
that tho abandoned plantations shall not bo
worked by Northern men.
Tho steamer Eclipse, from Cincinnati, re-
?orts seeing about two hundred guerrilla at
lurrlcane Island, about forty mile above
Smith Laanainir. where sue was nroa into, l ne
steamer Liberty was also fired Into opposite
Shawncctown. There wa no damage In cither
.Later from Kurop.
Snw Yobk. April CO. The steamer Austra
lasian, from (jucenstown on the 10th instant,
The bombardment of Bonder burg and Dupj el
till continues vigorous.
The Mexican qnostlou Is settled. Maximilian
will accept the crown on the 10th, and sail a
day or two after.
iuo wapiain oi inu unuoa bibic iicamcr
Kearsage, in a letter to Marquis Clanrlcarde,
defends himself from the remarks inn do by
me Marquis in raruement, ana ucmes iubi no
has enlisted men; but, on tho contrary, says
the Koarsago has more than hir full complement.
Mr. Laird, in rrnlv lo Inquiries, said thai the
Enirlish consuls had confirmed the accounts of
kldnaoDinE Irishman In New York and Boston.
ana ixira Lyons naa inaae rt'Pre8cnvailonB 01
the fact to the American Government, and an
answer was soon expected.
uanbaiai enters ionuon mi ino jiiu, aim u
la believed that tho preparations for the recep
tion will bo un parallelled.
Tho bombardment of Duppcl Has vigorously
sustained on tho 7th.
The bombardment of Sondirburg ro-com-menccd
on the btb, with extraordinary vio
lence. The conference meets In London on the 12th.
All difficulties as to the Mexican crown hare
been adjusted. -
Maximilian receive tho deputation on the
10th to formally accept It, end sails on the 11th
or 12th for Mexico.
It Is asserted that the relation between
France and England are again very friendly.
CAlanscdue United States (2,610 oo
Tho fee and emoluments of John A. Smith,
Clerk of tho Circuit and Criminal Courts, from
Janusry 1 lo March 4, 1601, are reported at
$3,W0.1 allowances, tlfiStti maximum com
l-cnsatlon at IG.OOO lcr year, ?1,035.C1, bal
jucu due United States, 1 723.C3.
The return of It. J. Mdgs, Clerk of the Su
preme Court of the District of Columbia, from
March '!' to December 21 , 1&63, exhibits a gross
total of H1.CJ7.10; allowances deducted,
t5,615.'J0, leaving net emoluments (5,451.8-1.
GovsnNOU Yates, of Illinois, aud Governor
Morton, of Indiana, are at the Metropolitan Hotel.
(lovBitKOR Ilaoron, of Ohio, is stopping at
If vU Change.
Cai'Uln S. F. Hazard, ordered lo the Naval
Kcndcxvous, rortsmouth, N. II.
Llentcnant Commander George A. illgelow,
detached from tho command of the Calhoun to
Lieutenant Commander Ueorgo M. 1'erklne,
detained from the Sclota and ordered North.
LieuUoant Commander William II. Dana,
duached from tho command of the Cayuga
and ordered North.
Lieutenant Commander II. A. Adams, de
tacliod from'orduauce doty, Philadelphia, and
ordered to tho Sclota.
Lieutenant Commander II. WHsou, ordered
lo command Ihc Cayuga.
Lieutenant M. S. Bluytuvaut, ordered to tho
Assistant Paymaster C. B. PerWy llrown,
detached from tho Ma rata ni: a a aud ordered
rftginccrU.M. Brown, detached from ihc
est dulf squadron, to await orders.
Il.ira Assistant Engineer Wo. D.McIIvalnc,
aciautta from the Oneida end ordered North.
Third AsBliuut Engineer John Van Hoven
bury, detached from the Rhode Island and
ordereJ to the Juniata. t
Lord Llfford, In a letter to the Times, say he
know of an able-bodied nun n irand, the
iauicrv a jam u, woo receives but 3 10s.
nnd hi oatmeal food aa hi wages for six
Tli Fort PUloiT KxpedHlon llrilllant
Cuicauo, April CO. This evening's Jvurnal
publishes extracts from private letters from
members of the Chicago Mereohlllo Uattery.
dated April 13, to tho effect that on tho day
aucr mo rsceui uisasicr io mo loin army corps,
General A. J. Smith, with the lfth eorps, tn
gaged tho enemy and defeated them, capturing
",000 prisoners and -0 cannon.
Fire la Philadelphia.
PnitaADKLrnii. April 20. The Adamantine
Candle Works of C. II. Grant A, Co., corner of
Twenty-third and Hamilton streets, was en
tirely destroyed by liro this afternoon. Loss,
jiuv.Lw, mostly insurea.
Eighty men are thrown out of employment.
The firm did an extensive business, shipping
18,000 boxes of candles to California per month.
Harris Burnt lu KiUgy.
IUitimorij, April 20. The Union men of
r,asi uaiuraorocxprcsBca mcir indignation for
Representative Harris to-night by burning him
Visit of Mrs. Lincoln to the MarjrUiitl
State Sanitary Fair.
About noon yesterday Mrs. Lincoln arrived
from Washington for tho purposo of visiting
the Fair. She wa accompanied by Mr. lilon-
.IaII tl.n Itlrwtan If Inlatr.. . Iff. .1.1 1
Maaamo llcrgna, the wife of the Secretary of
me ueigiau icgBiion; jtiajor iiay, mo 1 resi
dent's Private Sccretaryi Mr. John W. Garrett,
the r real dent of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail
road Company; lion. Geo. Ashmun, and Mr.
William 1'rcscott Smith.
'ihc distinguished party were recehed at tho
uooroi i no institute uy (.en. John B. llerry.
Chairman of tho Executive Committee, and
Col. R. Stockel Mathews. Chairman of the Ito.
ccpllon Committee, and under their chargo
Mr. Garrett escorting Mrs. Lincoln mado a
tour of tho whole Fair, lsltlng Iho Art Gal
lery, New England Kitchen, etc., tho observed
oi an. jurs. uncoin expressed hcrscir as
hhrhlv Pleased with tho apnearanceof the Hall.
and warmly eulogized the beautiful ladles of
Maryland, anu tne nooio cause ror hlch they
were laboring. Many elegant and costly arti
cle were pres emeu uunui; ucr isu.
At the splendid tablo of tho LadleB Central
Rrllcf Association. Mr, John W, Garrutt nur.
chased a magniflently worked sofa cushion for
1100, and presented It to Mrs. Lincoln. Iho
ladies of the Knitting and Social Circle pre
sented ncrwiui a very uanasomu vbbo oi wax
.lowers. Great f.nantltlca of beautiful fioweis
have been roculvoddallx from the President's
garden at Washington, and the ladles pre
sented the vase n token of their appreciation
of Mrs. Lincoln' kindness.
Josenli J. Stewart. Eki.. of Rdltimoro coun
ty, acted as spokesman on the behalf of the
ladles, and Mr. Garrett received tho gift on the
part of Mrs. Lincoln.
The party visited the New England Kitchen,
where tbey took dinner, and spent considers
hla time in vlewlnt? tho curiosities thero to be
met with, after which tbey were escorted lo
thAlr ran-litres and shortly after left for Wash-
Ingtop. ZfaWi American, iiOth.
lmliftl4rnrlliVli en.Uncr Apfll 16,
Colonel Athct, B. LeWy.-tWlh Pennsylvania
voln.itters,ito date April?, 1801, fof absence
Lieutenant Colonel L. M. lUlslon, 100th
Pennsylvania volunteers, lo date April 12, 1804,
for absence without leave from tht general ren
dezvous for veteran volunteers at Cheater hos
pital from the lltfcof March lo the -iltuof
Major Henry M. Allcs, 7th New York, vol
untecrs, to dale March SI, lftVi, for giving du
pltcato discharge lo enlisted men.
Major Siegfried Von Fostncr and Captain
John Stall, 3d New Jersey cavalry, to date
April II, 1&C4, for making false musters, and
being Implicated lu borrowing men from one
company to swell tho rank of Another.
Captain Albert Hertzberg, and Captain F.
W. Schacfcr, 3d New Jersey cavalry, to dato
April 11,18C4, for borrowing men from one
company to awclltho rinks of another, thereby
making falso musters.
Captain S. C. Means, 3d West Virginia cav
alry, to date April 13, WA, for dlobodUnce of
Captain M. A. Downing, 1st New York
mounted rifle, to date April 15, l&ol, for ab
sence without leave.
Lieutenant and Adjutant N. Flansbury, 57lh
Illinois volunteers, to date Arrll 0, ISM, with
loss of all pay and allowances, for committing
a fraud upon tho Government by passing three
private citizens on Government transportation,
from Galva to Chicago, 111.
Assistant Surgeon Samuel T. Slorer, VJLh
Ohio volunteers, and First Lieutenant Charles
G. Baldwin, ISth Ohio volunteers, to date
April 12, 18C4, for drunkennoss.
Lieutenant W. G. Algle, 1st Maryland cav
alry, to dato April 11, 1664, for breach of ar
rest and habitual drunkenness.
Second Lieutenant Nlsbct Co inly, 1st Ohio
heavy artillery, to date Arrll 0, 1SG4, with loss
of all pay and allowances, for continued ab
sence without lcac.
Second Lieutenant James Colter, 34lh Ohio
volunteers, to dato December 8,1803, for de
sertion. Second Lieutenant John C. Howard, 4Gth
Ohio volunteers, to dale April 11, 1804, for
The following ofllccrs, to date March Si
18C4, for the' cause mentioned, having been
published officially, and failed to appear be
fore the commission t
Abtrnce telthuut Itaie.
Captain J. II. Ilakcr, lit United States sharp
J'ur imprcptrty entitling a minor.
Csptaln James A. Harris, 4th Ohio cavalry,
and Captain 8. A. Clark, 5th Independent fist
tallon, Ohio cavalry.
Utenct without leave from Camp Parole tlnee
Second Lieutenant Lewi Kustcr, 'Jth Ohio
Tho order revoking tho dismissal or and dis
charging First Lieutenant William T. Worrall,
4th United State colored troops, has been re
voked, and the dismissal of Lieutenant Wor
rall to dato March S3, 1&04, has been confirmed.
Colonel John Stockton, 8th Michigan cavalry,
aud Captain A. C. Stockton, 8lh Mlcbgan cav
alry, to dale April 15, 1804, with loss of all pay
and allowances, for rendering false and fraud
ulent accounts against the Government.
First Lieutenant L. C. Kent, 33d United
States colored troops, having requested a mus
tering officer to sign a false certlficat, lu order
that ho (Kent) might obtain a local bounty lo
which ho was not entitled.
First Lieutenant Wm. P. Ollly, lit Delaware
caalry, to dato April 11, ItMJI, for druukon-
Tho muster out of Captain Timothy M. Wil
cox, 3d Missouri cavalry, lo dale Mareh 26,
101, for Inefficiency and ncglecl In Hie per
formance of his duty, has een couQrmcd.
Tho orders of dismissal lu tho follow lug cases
have been revoked.
Captain Gcorgo W. Hill, 13lh United State
Captain Timothy Guilford, 'JOth Connecticut
luntocrs, and he has been honorably dis
charged as of the dato of Iho order of dismissal.
Captain E. P. lloas, SOlh Illinois volunteers,
satisfactory cvldeneo having been furnished
that tho charge upon nhlch lie wns dismissed
Captain F. Scguln, 70th Illinois volunteers,
published March S.l&Gl, as Csptaln F.Leguin,
70th Illinois volunteers, and he has bevn hon
orably discharged at of the date of tho order
Hospital Chaplalu John A. Spooncr, United
States Army, and his resignation lins been ac
cepted, thus leaving him honorably out of Ihe
service, lo date February 8, 1604.
Lieutenant S. C. Collins, 23d Indiana loluu
leers, satisfactory evidence having been fura
Ishcd that he died in Not ember, 1503, from
disease contracted In the lino of his duty.
Lieutenant John V. Ilovcll, G6th Illinois ul-
unteers, and he has been honorably discharged,
to date August 13, 1803.
niSIIONOIUWB Mt'STEII OLT HEVOKED.
The order dishonorably muttering out of scr
Wco Assistant Surgeon Washington Ilurg, lS2d
Pennsylvania volunteers, as Assistant Burgeon
WashlngUm Bury, 19:M Pennsylvania volun
teers, has been revoked, aud ho has been hon
orably discharged, to date May 10, 1803.
RESTORED TO COMMISSION.
Tho following officers, heretofore dismissed,
aro restored, provided the vacancies have not
been filled by tho Governors of Ihclr respective
Captain D. II. Connors, 2d Pennsylvania Re
serves; Captain James Durglnc, 7th New Hamp
bhlre oluntccrj and Captain Granville P.
Mason, 7th New Hampshire volunteers, tilth
pay from the dato at which tboy rtjoln their
regiments for duty.
Surgeon J. B. McCouaughy, 17lh Mlioourl
FOUR O'CLOCK. P. M
TIIK UNION VICTOHYOI ItKI IllVKIl
Tlicro la lltlla doubt tbst Ibo Utile fought on
tho Rod rlrer on tho 9th Inst, (the day after our
forces vers repulsed) resulted In a terrible ro-
pnlso or tho encror, a completo Union victory,
and the captnro of tiro thousand rebels and
eighteen or twonlr piece of cannen. This
report, which reaches ns through the corre
spondence of the Chicago .Ammsl, Is confirmed
br the ofuclal dispatch of Fleet Captain Pen
nock, which appeared In the KirgMJClN yesterday.
DUTllICT CONVKNTIUH TO KLKOT
DELEUtTKS TO nAXTIMOIlB.
It will bo observed, by a special notice In
another column, that Mr. Coombs, the prcsl
dent of the meeting held on Friday evening
last, at the Union Lcagno Rooms, for the elec
tion of delegates to tho National Union Nomi
nating Convention to bo held at Baltimore on
the ?lh of Jane next, has oblalnod the use of
the City 11.11 for the next meeting on Friday
(to-morrow) evening, the time to which the
last Friday evening meeting adjourned. As
the president of thst convention (Mr. Coombs)
Is the only person aMhorued to call Its moct-
log at another place, and ns the City IIa1 la
the most appropriate place for such a meeting,
and as delegates elected to theBalttmore Convcn
tlon under any ether call, whether signed by any
other person than Mr. Coombs, or not signed at
all, would be Illegally elected, and would not be
admitted to scats In the National Convention
at Baltimore, we caution our loyal, Unlon-lov
log, legal voters of the District not to bo de
eelved In the matter, but to attend tho Conven
tlon to bo held to-morrow avenlng at the City
Hall, at that U Me only leUtmoti Conrenflon
auJAorued to elect delegates to Baltimore.
UOVKIINUIIS OP FOUR WKITERH
STATES IK TIIK CITY WHAT
Governors Brongh, of Ohio; Yates, of 1111
nols; Lewis, uf Wisconsin; and Morton, of
Indiana, aro at present In this city, and have
Jointly waltod upon the President and request
ed him to lssne a call for two hundred thou
sand volunteers, to servo six months for spe
We understand that tho Governors made a
tacit agreement that the four State which they
represent will promptly furnish half of the
number designated. The Frcsldcnt has tho
subject under consideration.
WIIISICKY IN TUB HOUSE TO-DAY.
The llousc, In Committee of the Whole, this
afternoon, by decisive votes, refused lo tax
whiskey on hand, and agreed to tax manufac
tured whlilcoy one dollar r gallon after the
first of May next, Instead of sixty cents.
(Jen. Slough's Administration In Alexan
.Senator Chandler reported yesterday, from
tho Committee- on the Conduct of the War,
upon the resolution of inquiry Into tho truth
of tho charges affecting the administration of
General Slough, the Military Governor at Alex
andria, with particular reference to the al
leged cruelly practical upon the soldiers In the
slave pen of that city, that, after a canvass of
tho facts, they camo to the conclusion that
l(lho administration of General Slough has
been characterized by energy, discretion, and
a careful irgard for tho peaco and good order
of tho community over which ho was ap
pointed, and that It deserves, as it has re
ceived, the commendation of Iho military and
eh 11 authorities of our Government."
The New York Pels. Caeca.
Tho report of Solicitor Jordan, of tho Treas
ury, who has been long engsgod In an lnveall
gatlon of alleged frauds and Irregularities,
t Indicates tho conduct of the offlclalaof the
prize courts In New York, lie says that al.
though there have been delays aud Irregularis
lies, these proceedings will compare favorably
lu point of Integrity, economy and dispatch,
with liko proceedings In any country, at any
Tlie Hew Coinage
The House passed last evening, the Bcnato
hill providing for the coinage of new cent,
lomposcd of ninety-live parts of coppesand
fn o parts of tin and sine, and two cent pieces
of tho same composition. Mr. Kasson, wlio
reported Iho bill, said It would put a quarter of
a million annually Into tho Treasury.
at some lenrth In defeneo of Mr. Pollock, Ihe
Superintendent of the Philadelphia Mint, who
had written a letter In oppoeltlon ton amend
ment proposed to the bill by Mr. Neemlth, of
urrgoii, iot eaiauiianios; a miss Bl Jjaiiea CUT,
tnsteaa oi an assay omce -ssr. r: naving ior
tnerly spoken In sharp ridicule of the super In.
tendent's views on the subject.
After some reply ty Mr. Neemlin, toe amend
ment for a branch mint was adopted, and the
hill laid aside.
The consideration or the bill to repeal all
act and parts of acta for the rendition of fu
gitive slaves was resumed, and Mr. Van Win
kle, of West Virginia, proceeded to address
the Senate, contending that West Virginia was
constitutionally a Stale of the Union.
HOUSE OF RltrilESF.NTATiVES.
Mr. Ambrose W. Clark, from the Committee
on rrlnllog, made a report concerning th
puoucauon oi tno proceeuings oi uongrce in
tho Conarttilmal Olobt. The report was com
mitted, with Instructions. It proposes to give
The House f Mr. Washburne. of Illinois. In
tho chair) resumed the consideration of the
hill to prcflde Internal revenue to support the
Government, to pay Interest on tho publle
aeDt, ana tor otner purpose.
Tho committee, during the four hours' con
sideration yesterday and one hour lo-day, actod
upon all the general provisions, comprising
forty-seven sections. .
On fifly-Srst section Mr. Washburne offered
an amendment, providing fortaxlegthestocks
A half hour'a discussion ensued bclwoen
Messrs. Washburne, Stevens, Allen of Illinois,
F. Wood, Morrill of Vermont, and others. The
debate was closod on the pending seclldn.
Tho amendment was rejected yess &5, nays
On motion of Mr. Morrill, of Vermont. It
wss amended ao aa to make tax on distilled
spirits one dollar per gallon after May 1st, In.
st:ad of sixty cents.
From Wall Btrast.
Dy th Teopls's Tslrfraph Xinf.J
Nrw Yokb, April 31.
Sulckillrer 7 (id
.a.6-20'a no (iD
u. s. lartincstcs nv w
Gold, (I p.m.) 1S8'3
FROU IUNGGOLD, UA,
The nsbcla Quiet Capture of lurgtoia
Usrx K. walker Confirmed.
RinaaoLD, Ga. April 21. The enemy is
quiet. Thero Is a tacit undcrt landing between
tba rickets of both sldoa to keD oulct.
raiicrson, irnose ongaaa piciteia in iron, oi
this place, got drunk a few days ago at Tunnel
nil., ana was piacea unaer arrosi.
sVtl.at Vla V TtFraltr-AB aallain !).) ....
.iiAia (, u it aiaviji, savting BBTraarVBUb IUI
goon to Dan Mc Cook's brigade, was csp tared
a few days ago while ylsltlng citizen patient
outside the lines.
UrULEsTiTa Uhdihtub lUMMaa-Jmc
C Mcrjuir Co. said, j-ettriiy afUraooti, lot 49,
In rr,imt kHl.on H i(rtet,btirMi rirst atret t
wist ) North cap, tot street, t-i John H.CuttMnr
hum. frtf itottpf njuir font
iiii ftfUQioiav boot, to inATin w.nurrsy,
for SI etntsper squsrsfoot. '
i LM 41, In sftms squirt ,to Job a McCrsaa, al nx
snts per sqasra foot
IUf nisi uriri atoiu ivv smuirsj rirrnicii IDIO
anca Cnmpsny stosk at 184 per cent
FlTS'fiimn'iiut iflvtn hnmlrcddalla's Corpora
lion of Wsihlogtoi at par.
ExrxBiurjrr&L Farm m the Distkict. The
reirvtion which has been turned orer to th
Atrtsultural Dsprtnifat is tht Utween Twcinh
tnr. aTntirtaxtnth tll-oats). knOWB ttt th Mtal). II
ooUlm iomi forty aerss, and la to I aa cxpart-
jntraifti iirm. temmiiiODrr(ivfiuni now un
tun., kvfiriflv of iMdt rfl61td from aouthern
Rusilaandrrom Auitralls, which lis Intends to
son; upon In grouaa in qucmon.
f!HKMNs TcnxouT. Columbia Firo Com
pany of this eltv had a snlsndid dress parade
throorh tbt streets ol our rlty yesterday. They
werchtrultd hr th Marina brsas band, mnd etch
nssilier was tn full fireman's nalform. Th occa
sion was th arrival of their new and handsome
hot reel, wbish has jolt been manufactured by
Mr. Wilium M. Ires, of Btltlmore, and this " dm
bin' was finely deoorated with miniature 1US.
An UtfCOUVOnTXnuc Bed, Walter Burke
was found yesterday Tenlnr, about 8 o'tloek,ty
Patrolman Hurler, of tb Eecond precinct, lrlni la
a branh on Uxbih stret, oear the boundary. H
wns drunk and was almoit exnaustedirom tn
Sect of th water running orer him. II was
tkn to tha ttlon-hout nrf etrtd fnr till thl
mornlnr,wben h was ablAto go to FlnleyHos-
pitas, wain a peiQDgi
' ?V"l III'!?! li"""
ty- Doctor nnnlaga Braeea will b ap
plied by htmlf at the National Hotsl for a fsw
days only, ommsalnf oa IATTJRDAY, the Sid,
btwsn the hours of halfpsst lasdlp.m. Pul
meals, Dyrptptlss, Drooalnf ChUdrea sad Adnlts,
and the rubjscta of Hsrais, Splaal Affastlons,
Utarln VTakBti, Coastlpattott and TO should
apply arlyf sspaolally wtklsdls,Urks at the
desk, aad military svjMta, rbptttte aadwsik
, rrlrate rfereee to dlstlfagnUhsd iadlrlduais
saa b gtrea aptl-lW
M CfCatri!! Falfc at IMplam II4J
aEORQCTowR-A Fair, forth bBBt of the Mai
aad rmatrrfchooIa of Gorrtownf Is now
opn, day and relDr, at tba Valoa Hotl aad
ontaln a crat ratUiy of thlofS too numerous to
dtallhr. Admlsrtoa UnU, pM-iot
tlon naTlba bo mad br th lattor f th Unlaa
Una Readme Room, to th holdlaf al that plaM
A Cohjpoil Coktist. A colored man
named Ostr W. H.cki,who llres In Jackson
Hall alley, bent bit wlf so aTerelr last Saturday
algbt that he left lbs house, afraid of being arretted
by th police. Me did not return horn until U it
alfht, when, socio her 4nvleidnr, he brraa to
bcitowuponber enother thrashloci but did not
ueoeed so well as ou Bttarday, his wlf baniiblnf
her etreatlon nd lolnlnr brittle. Th maa wae
soon arrested by oOeer Tbompion, who was at-
iraeieaio'in spoi py ie noise, ana wae nnva
Tni DiSTHiCTCiVAmr Special Orders. Xo,
153 Wak DcraaTBtERT, Awutaht Qimebal's
urritss aitu iv. ioi.
18. Tli following chiears ar hereby detailed,
R. f. Drerito.i Lieut. James If. Russell, da
without del.iv. at th
cralry Bureau, Washington, V CiMnJorJ. W
i, lit iiimei oi ijiuniDiet vitTsiirTiuBpt,
CB II. UUBI
Towiticitu, A A. O.
and wlll.reimrt for duty.
By oriler o the seeretai
f the adjouraid aieeUng, oa Friday rnTa almt,
ior wi mnuis i tifTe so ui union vonTea
tlon to b held at BaUlmor. od thaTth Of Jufle
iupinuniui u,ui vut mit Usui ii.OMn vo
nane of th Onion, th aapreiaaey of the Consti
tution, and tb sompist sappremloa of tb exist
InjC rsbtlllon, wlthtb aus thereof, try rigorous
trUned, .Thertror, rJl Mtnvlifld TOters1' of thl
DlstrlrV "who dasir tali lusondiuoaal ntalnt
naatooivn usioa, tn aapreiaaey or taa consti
tution, and th sompist sappremloa of tb exist
war and all apt aad ffltltmanl, ar latlted
tn mmI et tb atT Hal), oa riidar erenlarf. Amil
Xld, at IX o'etoek. for th jmrpes of shooting del
egates to said Bitulmor ConreaUoa. Ampl ar
rangemsats will be mad to secure aa opportunity
.or.UtOT.1.. y... coomb,, MU..t.
D. CaoMaackia, KcreUry. apta-st
Cr Ijal Mtt Atumtlam! k 4sUt
Journd meeting of tbe Mess CoareatloB of Loral
voters of tbe IHstrlet of Colaabta for tb tcetloa
of delegates to a a-narUaa eoaratloa to b held
tvtimjmmmtnl, attb OMtON tn AG UK UCAt
Itili KOOM-SonFRIDAT KVKNIWO, (Wdloit.,)
at TM o'clock.
TbTotrprssatat th rasetlng held oa th
10th lniuat karlog by their actloa, determined to
nauembl at tbe earn plae, aay ateatlor held
Uwberwm btfouritontofordr,and no
authorised under th oritlaal eslL mpun
O-Falr ad FeeUral. Th Fair aad
Featlral for tbe Wee ft of the rrlh rrbytrtaa
Church, (Dr. J. & ttmllb,, is bow open at Odd Fl
lowe tfsjl, whr may be fouad a fiae solltla of
fancy articles; onlectUaaryi A( at reasonable
prices Com and a us. apis-st
Atteiut at Burolabt. Teeterday morn
Ihg Andrew Schwarti, who keeps a grocery and
liquor stor on Eit Capitol stret, between First
and Second, fouad that aa attempt bad been msd
to cut out tb knob of bis front itor door for th
purpoi of breaking In and robbing. Lett night b
remained In tb store, and about half-pact ten
o'clock he heard a noli at tbe door, and ham
mering, aa If the aam partr had com to finish
their work of th prerlous night. II tookare
roirer.ana going out snot at to ma, who ran
through a back ailer nod maJahlr. Miituhv hld-
iu Biuuufj m aivuirti un ua LBpiHii common I.
He searcbed, but could find nothing In shape of a
maa until he reaehed North A street, wher a
black man nautcd William Henry Douglass, a drlTer
a, wno naa
t stop, which was eomplled with, and the man
of being tb burglar wh attempted to break Into
of MoCllntock's baggage cxpreas wagoo, who bad
been concealed, aroe and attemntedto run. Mr.
Sohwarts drew his pistol sod commanded the negro
wii taken to th lUtloiwioui upon tb sdiplcloa
ofbclnrtb burtUrwb attcmoted to break Into
bis store. Th colored man was, howsrer. dls-
milieu DTJUiim neriuBon, dniuiiho prooi was
adilaced to ihow that the man waa the-miltvnftrtv-
nor was any knife or burglarious Instrument found
oa his person.
Mr. Beh warts returned to his stor after he mad
th arrest, and about I o'clock heard soma persoos
at tb door, which was partially pried open, and
at tb windows of which th saahee wer anllt aa
ltbyaehlsel. Upon going out he sawtwomen-
au inoi at iaftn. noay le return bqoi at nin ana
ran across East Capitol street, when Patrolman
Bnrarue car ehaie. Duriulor on of tha men tn
thecurnerorSecoDdaiul KaatCanltnlatrMt. ThM
tb aergcant of tha guard stationed at tb barracks
hot at the pursued party In order Uacilltat bis
arreat by th patrolman. Tb tiring, howerer,
produced tbe opposite effect, for the burglar ten
eluded the rlgilance of tbe officer and made his
About I o'clock, whilst Roundsman Tierce was
going bis rounds, he saw two men prowling at-out
tbe streets In rather a suspicions manner, and or-
Militabt PlniPi. The 1st Kcgtment Vet
eran Reaerre Corpe, Ueut-LoI. Trot ten command
ing, made a full dress street parado this forenoon,
accompanied by their One regimental band. Ther
marched Irom their barracks up 17th street, past
tb War Department buildings, aad then down th
Atodu. They marched la column by platoons,
and marched with a steady step. They reoelred
th prala of th pedestrians and promenadsrs
no naa tn gooa lonune w ace ididi.
FxtiT LASO-ar. Wary Jackson, n colored
serrani, was aecujea or unniei mcnoia, proprn
tor of th FMladelDhla House, of aleallnt lot l
articles belonging to him, and was arrested by Pa
trolman Clements, of tbe Eighth preclnst. Sb
was taken before Justice Ferguson, who com
mitted her to Jail for court upon the charge of
rrDUaa r tha Nerroas, aalmal,
Urinary and Sexual tystema new aad rsllabl
treatment la Reports of tb HOWARD ASSOCIA
T101S seat by mail la sealed letter --dt elopes,
free of sbarge. Address, Dr. J. IXILLIlf HOUQH
TON, Howard Association, He. a South HUth
street, Philadelphia, r.
trI CretaM. CMftlry, sfc--Il-
eeptlons, rartls. WddugSi.Blt luPPfj Fairs,
and other ntrfalamata ruralshcd at abort!
notice and most raaoaabl terms, lee Craas aad
Water Ites mad by steam power, warranted to be
tb best la th eity.wbolesal aad retail, dllrrd
to any part of thaelty. Cbarlott Russ, Jam,
Pyramids, and Wedding Cake made to order, at
JOS. SHAFFIRLD'S Coafsfltleaery, S8e suta
street, btweea Q aadM. JaST-tm ,
tt Th Comrlms amd Bxprtm ar
am Imtalid. PutlUhed for tb benefit, aad aa a
warning aad A Avnoa to TOiraa staa who suffer
from Nerroua Veblilty, rrmator Decay of Man
hood, etc., supplying at tb sam tlm rnt at a Am
or sxur cvaa. By on who ha urd hlmlf a1
tar belnr put to great expense and Injury through
medical humbug aad quackery
BY neioaiBg a post-pua avourwii-Mt r !"!'
ngl eopie may b had of th author.
uv iriii. u ant-iiE s u.)ibtuus1 luauiicrs IOU Or
dered Tatroltren Spraruo and Parkburst to arrest
turin, uo BUBiiiciua oi Lrtnng me oargiari wno man
aged to e fleet their escape. Ther did so, and th
men wer taken to th Eighth precinct station-
ite, wnere tney wer cononed la a ecu. During
i night, however, they eicape from the cell,
leh la a wooden shanty and la a very dllapl-
bouse, where tbey were cononed
dated cond tlon. Being built against a brick wall,
tb prisoners only bad to remny several bricks
la order to make an apcrtur large enough for tbe
egress of their bodies. This tbey did, and being
soldiers, are to-day rambling about their camps,
Ina'ead of belnr Immured within nriaon walla. It
Is thought, however, that they can b again cap-
turcu, luce in policemen oar varioua ciucs
wmen wouia lean to ineir arreat.
TheHammondCouht-Mahtul. Tho court
martial before which Burgeon General Ham
mond Is being tried drags wearily along, Judgo
Aih ocate Ulngham evidently hoping to convict
him. whilo his counsel, Mr. Bradley, is labor
ing hard to securo an acquittal. The recogni
tion by Dr. Hammond of "tho rogular ira -tlcc,"
aud his Indexible opposition to homeo
pathy and other innovations" Is ovldently ap
priclatul by tho M. lVs of tho old school; and
tho opportunities gUen to many of them to
niaUc pleasant trips slcco ho has been Surgeon
(Uneral. at the public expense, have been grato
fully acknowledged by fitting testimony. 1 ho
Atadimy of Medicine and the Col lego of Thy
siclAns and Burgeons at New York have done
oil in the power of their members and ofllccrs
to shield the Burgeon General, and so over
whelming has been the complimentary testi
mony of the "regular practitioners" that it
may conceal tho evidence previously given
about blanket contracts and the supply to sick
men of whlslcy that would kill a horse. Wath.
Cor. Jioiton Journal.
Tns IJlkk or Arunutoi Is preparing to
mofe Into new ami more commodious and hand
Indictments agalast I. C. slake r.
The grand Jury presented three several Indict
meoti against Lafayette C. Baker on yesterday!
I For the false imprisonment of Dr. Stewart
Gwynue on tbe 6th of January, IBM, detaining him
so Imprisoned SO hours.
2. For taking out or iho post office, on ISth of
January, a letter addressed to Dr. Stewart Gwynne
and breaking It open before Is delivery to Dr.
J. For libeling the said Gwynne, after Imprison
ing him upon a false accusation of fraudulent
towards the Government, by causing to b pub
lished In the ar newspaper a statement that be
had not been unconditionally released from im
prisonment, thereby leaving the Impression that
he (Stewart Gwyane) was still held to answer the
false charges against him.
THI1LT V-BIGIITII CON U 11Kb-8
TnunsDAT, April 21, 16C4.
Various petitions were presented, including
a number from railroad companies against the
extension or tno uooayesr patent.
Mr. Morrill, from the Committee on Com
merce reported favorably on tho bill lo rccu-
lato the foreign and coasting trade on tho
Tost Oitico and Tost Koads, reported back tho
House bill for tho relief of postmasters who
havo been robbed by Confederate forces or
rebel guerrlliss, and It was taken up and
Mr, Collamcr also reported favorably on the
House bill to establish a postal-money order
system, ana the diu u secure me speeay trans
mission of the malls.
Ho also introdncod a bill relative to franked
matter, which was rclerrcd.
Mr. Chandler reported, from the Committee
on commence, toe uui io auiuonze tho issue
of a register to the steam vessel John Martin,
ana it was pasaea
On motion of Mr. Wilson, tho Joint resolu
tion for nrlntlnir the official rei-orts of oncra-
t.... t ,....lu nt t Van tTnlf 1U1 Gl.lna l1r
up and passed. Lit rc-iulrcs the .Secretary of
war lo nave arrangeu an reports, uucgrapu
dispatches, &c.t In chronological order, which
tho Superintendent of Public 1'rintlng Is then
in nrlnt. so manv copies for the Denartment
and so many for Congress.
Mr. Morrill called up the bill to regulate pro
ceedings In cases between landlord and tenants
In tho District of Columbia; and it was amended
Mr. Lane, of Kama a, called up tbe LU1 to es
tablish Portland, Oregon, and .Leavenworth,
Kansas, as ports of delivery, with a surveyor
of custom j and it was passed.
Mr. Howe called up the bill to establish an
assay oUlco at Carson city, In Nevada, and at
Dallas city, Oregon, and addressed tho Senate
Hour., BwiaT Home. A boy named Frank
Knott, son of Ignatius Knott, tho bookbinder, was
found by Patrolman MUatead, of th Ktghth pre
cinct, on rennsrlvanla avenue near First street.
The iwyls about 6 years of age, and wae crjlsg
when fuund. Tha a niter aaktii htm visit kllaxl
htm, and was told that tbe child was lost, and
could not find his borne. Tb policeman then tok
una io me aiaiioD-nousr, wnere, upon DtiDgqura
tloned. be said that he llred on Seventh street.
near the Northern liberty Market-house, Rounds
man Meredith took blm to that vlclnlty.wtth whleh
the boy was very familiar, going tbenea directly to
me iiume. wmim ( wa laaaineauieiia Teuue
The Ilouadsman went with blm and delivered him
to his mother.who was very distressed at knowing
his whereabouts. His father was out at the time,
ringing a bell and making a vigilant search Tb
boy waa lured away from his horn by tb musts
of a band, which he followed, and which waa em
plojed by the Columbia Fir Company, who wer
out on dress pared. W hav had occasion to re
port numerous instances or enuarea wno bar
been lost from their homes. In some cum hear a
axdeven days hav elapsed before tbeywrr re
stored to their parent. Whsa our polio and Oie-
alarm telegraph Is completed, greatly increased
facilities will be afforded la this respect, caring
parenia iron great acai ui uancccaaary uisirras
DgsinTBRS amd KiruGBKs. This morning
intutj'vu uhii sol mu ! i.iiaiH uuui aviur
presented themselves at the offloaofth Trovest
Marsha), where they took tbe oath of allegiance,
wera fum lathed with tranaDortatlon to th Narth.
and went on tbelr way rejoicing. We do not rec
ollect of seeing a better party ef men who have
deserted from the rebel arny than those alluded
to. Their appearance gives the 11 to tbe rebels and
tbelr sympathizers that no men desert from tb
rebel army but those of foreign birth and men
guided by mercenary motives, Alltbesdeserters,
with but two exceptions, ar natives of Alabama,
Georgia and South Carolina. They wer clad la
all sorts and colors of ctotblngi some of them hai
coats of many colors. Tbey represent matters In
Lee's army as unsatisfactory to th authors of th
rebellion. Th people and soldiers ar dissatlslled
with tbe condition of things. Gen. Grant's taking
Tub MonDin or J. W. IUnBisox. A Jary
wss empaneled this morning, to inquire into the
cause of tb death of J. W. Harrison, who was
fouod dead by th nolle In on of th streets of
Georgetown. The following witnesses wer
H. Hutehlns, sworn: Left his booth about IS
o'clock, with several other men. John Mesta left
tbe deceased about IS o'clock, la company with
John Taullng, A. Orunty, and w. Graves. Met
abeut hiteen soldiers In front of D.KUls! estab
lishment. Drs. lllnes and Ritchie examined tb bdy of
deceased, and believed the wounds sufficient to
sergeant D. Collins, of tb police, sworn i About
i o'clock heard three shots saw a man lying oa
the side-walk his shirt was on nret called aa offl
cert beard tbe firing la Orldg street near the mar
ket, tb man bad no pistol near him; taw tb maa
fifteen minutes after th firing took place.
After examining other witnesses, tbe Jury ren
dered tb following verdict! ' That th ealdJ.ll.
Harrison was this morning, about quarter past
one o'clock, April 31st, IMt, was found on roto
maeand water street lying deadi be had tar
plstoWehot wounds on hie bodyi said pistol-shots,
cither or all of them, sufficient to eaus death)
said shot or abota were fired by said person or per
aona lo tha larr unknown."
The deeeaaea waa a maa of dlasolut htblte. and
It Is supposed met his death at th hands of on of
ins cooa companions
AnRIVAU AMI CLUuASCU,CuSTOX-HOU8g,
Pout or GaoaoCTOwir, D. C , ArniL SO. Cleared.
Kobr. Kitty Ann, Ye ado n, Tanglers) sebr. A. T.
Thompson, lies res, Dal tl more; sloop T. W. Riley,
Stover. Narvonlnci sehr. Matilda. Justice. Aero
meet "hr, Forsyth, 1'owtll, Acoomaei schr. Me
chanic, Bc&dum, Tanglers acbr. Tboa. Nerett,
White, Maaocken rlferi schr. HeoIy.Mltchell,
Baltimore) schr. Golden Itule, Berkley, Baltimore!
schr. Laura, Mordock, for fct. Mary'si schr. Com.
Ccnner, Gllnwre, Ealtlmorei schr. Daniel Brown,
Brown, Fall ftlver, Massachusetts sehr. Little
navmnnd. Lod. Norwlcki schr. Geo. lfcnrr. Klr-
gln. Veronal sloop Carolina speaks, Soott, Cherry
atone) schr. Vista, Metcalf, Cherrystone, W.
schr. Jao. Wesley, Char rick, Cherrystone. Va.j
sehr. Ida, A. Jayne, Kail Riven schr. Moonlight,
Tuthlll, Hudson, N. V.) schr. II. W. Godfrey.
Week, rest Cambridge. Arrived i ichr. Daniel
urowa, vcaretey, run noyiu, "
SurrosxD Murdib. The dead body of a
man named Harris waa fouod rly this morning,
lying near Ray's mill, on rotomac street. In th
vicinity of tbe market. Upon examination It was
discovered that the deceased had been shot, three
bullets having pleroid his breast. The Coroner Is
holding an Inquest. IM clue haa yet beeu obtained
to the murderer.
COLLEOB TniATMCAL ElUIBlTIO. At IhO
Georgetown College, on last Tuesday evening, tbe
students held another of tbelr fin theatrical ex
hibition, which was witnessed and applauded by
a very larg and brilliant assemblage.
ALEX AN Dai A N E W S .
slngl eopie may 1
n ATHAHLEL MAT FAIR, K
Betuoro. auaars uonaiv, n. v
rt-K. J. trilktai. Kmn ka hai ap
pointed Agent of tb Great fannsylraala Bout,
Tin v. Ui ngriOBi w imi iumibi lusju.um.i.
Mr. Wllklna has been eoaetd With tb Offie. at
th corner of tilth street aad afeaasyrvaataev-
DU, ourug u past two yeara, ana u vaorvagiuT
conversant with th business of th rout la all
Its departments All appUeatloas for Information,
tickets, a. must b addressed to M. J. Wixim.
Agent Creat Penasylvanta Koute, BlxUi street aad
Pennsylvaalaavaau. XD. TOUNO.
General Passenger Agent, Great Perm. Bonte.
Wa TAXB the following from our AloxandrU
exchanges of tha 30th Instant i
JnnirrrMry Vtltbrttion. Major Meservcy's com
mand, the 1st Wisconsin artillery, celebrated the
anniversary of their three years' service by an ln
dlstlogulsbcd gentlemen, with their ladles, from
spec tlon and review at Battery Rogers yesterday,
Gov. Lewis, lion. B. D. Hastlaga, Hon. Dan. Wells,
Burgeon us-ncra! woiwm, -oi
ittery Rogers yesterda;
ol. faelllck, and other
command of tbe Army of tb Potomac, Seriously
rebellion will receive its death blow. These de-
dlsturbs th rebel generals, and they boldly assert
If they ar defeated lath Impending battle, th
aertere say tbey have become convlnoed that they
nave ieen aeiior wroex, nu uaT.ug even me error
of their ways, they now Intend to enlist la tbe
Union army and fight fer the good eld flag.
Jail Waudem, A Question Settled. Tho bill
hlch Passed the Senate on Monday coneeratne;
convicts and tbe expenses of keeping them, besides
which passed the Senate on Monday concerning
providing for such In all the States and Territories
where there may be no penitentiaries, as is the
case la this District now will remove the difficulty
which had arisen here as to tbe Jurisdiction of tb
marshal over prisoners in tb Jail under tb lata
act for appointing warden to th jail. Th war
den la to eonver all nrtsonera awar when ther ar
aentcnoed to beeoctlned In a penitentiary at a dis
tance, ana ds aiiowea in actual eapeneca lQercior.
He is only to have the actual cost also for subsist
ing tbe prisoners lo Jail, and the Secretary of War
Is to make and govern all contracts with other
prisons, Ac. It is the duty or th warden also to
eiccute any prisoners who ar adjudged to suffer
death, and the office of the warden of the peniten
tiary la suspended during the time la which there
shall be no penitentiary here. Lately, It will be
recollected, when there wer two laea to be hung,
there was no one who considered It his duty to ex.
Jbwisii Festival. The Feast of the Pass
over, a celebrated religious observance, which Is
kept by the Jews with peculiar reverence and
fidelity, originated, as our readers are well aware,
attb Urn of th deliverance of this oppressed
peopl from Egyptian bondage, and la commemo
ration of tbelr remarkable end providential pres
ervation from th last or the fen plagues, when
the Israelites, lo obedience to tb commands of
Moses, sprinkled sheep's blood upon tb lintels
and door-posts of thslr dwellings, and th destroy
lag angel left the lamates unharmed. Tbe feast
commenced last evening, and wlli be celebrated
durlns tA whole of the Wftlc.l
Wisconsin, were present. Gsneral Sloirh'a band
furnished tbe music, and the affair passed off
nieasantir. Toe omeera expressed themselves
ve y highly pletsed at the fine military appear
anoe presented by Major Mtservey'a com in and.
This command was mustered Into service April
Bod u found Th bod 7 uf an Infant child waa
found, wraopod in a sheet and burled liia past
bole, near Battery Rodger s, on .Monday. Coroner
Penn held an Inqueat, and according to th evi
dence of Tost Surgeon Berky, the child was born
(live, uui, inrougn negiiKeno aw wmii ui iua
tlon. died shortly after its birth.
A Hint If our military authorities would plsce
a guard near the tunnel, it would be a great con
venlenee to those who live la the vicinity Loafers
do eong rerte there to an alarming extent, and are
as free with their Insults as Uncle Sam is with his
Cone to IKajAlnjiJoa. Mr. Joseph Tarker, maaa
gr and proprietor of tbe Alexandria Theatre, and
one of the beat comedians of the age, goes to
Wacblogten to-night to assist in tho presentation
of ahakspeare's great oomedr entitled "As You
riVs It 'I at Mp.Vnnl'i hew Theatre.
Wkitkey Much of tbe whiskey that Is smuggled
Into this city reaches us through Hunting Creek,
boats being able easily to run up and discharge
their cargoes on tb beach inside tbe guard. The
crcsk should be looked after. Speaking of whls
ksv remind ua that a distinguished surceon re
cently made an examination or a keg of tbe article
seized a few days slnee, and declared upon his
honor that one glass of It would set an able-bodied
man insane, so villainous were the compounds
frem whleh it waa prepared.
btixtd Vndtr th VQHjlication J t(. Forty odd
eft..-, nt aiTiireof nrouertv M for condemnation"
under the United States confiscation act, are ad
vertised. The property belonga to 1L L. Rotch
ford. J. H. Ham mill, fof Prince William.) Mead a.
Maryre, Wm. SeleomaOsT, R. Love. Turner Tbomp
aoo, George Bailey, A. D. Wroe, John Landstrcet
Maoydier Mason, J. B. McCarty, A C Landstrcet,
Jvm. ll. Taylor, W. o. rariiow, i. i. a.vana, . r,
alia, A. T. Ruat, J. W. Minor, George Rust, T. K.
Tebbs, D. T. tfhieev. Arthur Chichester, V. H.
Gray, Francis Mason, Richard Mario w, John Mar
low, Nicholas Dawaon, Charles Dawson, L. H,
Hutchison, J. II. McVeigh.
Ulsttlet Buprcm Court Cslmlual Term.
0s Popla TUaTTps.. BUw Vint Claa
Linxj, direct to HI W TORT, BOSTON, and all
Important polat. vTaablagtoa Office 1 REPUB
LICAN BUILDIHO, 111 Klntk street, (west side,)
and corner rcnasylraala avenue aad Sixth street,
under National Hotel. ,
UAAnLaKi b. nuia.9,
febis-tr Ma eager WaahUgtoa District.
CJ-W bars learned t to V MWmUit!
at anything. Tears f xprleae aad a corre
spondent xtsndlBg throughout aUnaUonalitle
of the habitable globe have tamed theories Into
facts and established a basis from which we need
not err. We are not surprised at sash fast aa th
following although the persons who writ theta
are. We know th parsoas aad Ireumataneee,
hence feel at liberty to latotse tbelr statement i
" Maw Bsaroaa, Mass., Nor. U, last.
Dcab Sib i Ihavbaamictedmanyysars with
severe prostrating ereaapsla my limbs, eoldfeet
and hands, and a general disordered system. Physl
elans and medielae failed Urtllare as. Whilo
visiting some frtenls la New Berk who were using
rientatloa Bitters they prevailed upea as totry
them I eoauneaeed with a small wlot-glassfull
after dinner, reeling bttr by deer, la a few
days I was act niched to findth eeldasas aad
cramps had eaUrejy isn me, ana i tenia sleep in
night through, which 1 hav not don for yaars. 1
feel like another being. My appetite aad streagth
have also greatly Improved by tb us of tbe riaa
Respectfully, JnniTH JLvssel.
' low mush to you, for 1 vrlly
believe th Plantation Bitter hav saved my life.
Rbv. W. H. WAoaoaaa, Madrid, N. T."
' Rkdiivst, Wis.. Sept II, IM".
11 1 hav bee la tavarmy hospital
for fourteen months speechless aad nearly dead.
At Alton, 111., tbey gar m a bottle of PlaataHea
Bitters. Three bottles retord
my speech end urd at. C. A. fuvti.
The following Is from the Manager ol th Valoa
Home School for the Childrea of Tluntrs,
lUvihtavaa Mabsioit, sttm STaaxT, I
Naw Toax, August t,tss,
D. DaAsa; Tourwondsrfttl riaaUtloa Bit let a
hav been given to some of ear Uttl ehlldre suf
fering from weakness aad weak longs with most
happy etTwt. On Uttl girl la particular, with
pains la her head, loss of appetite, aad dally wast
ing consumption, oa whom all medlsal skill had
been exhausted, haa bea. eatlrsly restr4. We
commenced with but a tearpeoaful ef Bitters a
day. lUrappetlU and sweogth rapidly Uereaasd,
and sh is now well.
Respectfully, Mas. O, M. Davor.
Then wilt send me two bottles
more of thy PlaataUon Bitters. My wlf has beea
gTeatlybenentted by their use.
Thy Trleod, Asa Cvan, rhlUdalphla, Pa.
I have beea a grsat saffkrsr from
Dyspepsia, and bad to abandon preaching. Th
Plantation BltUrs hav urd aa.
Rbv. J. a. catkbqst, Rohster, N. T."
I hav given tb plantation Bit
ters to hundreds ef our disabled soldiers with the
most astonishing effect.
Q. W. D. Axoaiwe,
sup't Soldiers Nome, Closlnaatl, O."
it The Plantation Bitters hav
cured me of tbe Liver Complaint, of which I wa
laid up prostrate, and had to abandon my bast
nesa. H. B. Xiisilst,
April 21 James Rldgeway was convicted yes
terday of assaulting and ruslstlog polls officer
John Mortimer waa acquitted of larceny.
Th oas of Benjamin Cudllpp and George W.
Cudlipp, indicted upon the charge of assault and
battery, was submitted, and a fine of s)l and costs
Alloa Randoltih. lmlletl for keeDlnc a bawdy
bouse, was adjudged guilty and was sentenced to
pay a Cn of S20u.
Henry Butcher, arraigned upon the charge of
larceny, plead guilty, and was AaM S3 and costs.
Tbe case of Thomas Story, indicted for forging
ceruneaics oi vore rnmcui) was cvuiutuvu.
e The Flaatatloa BltUrs hav
cured me of a derangement of the Kidneys aad
Urlaary Organs that has dUtrssied me for years.
It acts Ilk a charm. O. C. Mooaa,
No. Ui Broadway."
Ac., A., As., Mi As.
The riantatioa BltterTmske tk weak strong,
tb languid brUllaataaadar exhaust aatura's
great restorer. They are mpsd of tb eele
brated Call save Bark. Wlatrgrn. Sasasfraa
Roots, Herbs, As., ail prarvdlapfeetly pure
St. Croix Rum,
Pmrmnnt nf aedoatarv hsblts. troubled with weak-
ceis.lssilluie, pslpItaUoa of the heart, lack of
appetite, dlsuee alter auog, serpm uver, wm
patloo, A., deserve tosufrer ifthy wllliot ley
Tbey ar recommended by tke highest msdleal
authorities, aad are warraated to produce aa w
ewdUtM beneflslal efTsst. Thsy are exceedingly
agreeable, perfectly pure, aad harmless.
NOTica. Any parson prstendlaf to ssll riant a
tlon Bitters la bulk or by the galloa Is a swindler
and Impostor. It Is put up only la oar lot cabin
bottle. Beware of bottles refilled with lmltaUea
deleterious stuff, fer waleh ssverei persoos ar al
ready la prison.- tec that every bottle has our
United States stamp orer the cork emnWifafi-J,
and our slgnstir oa steel-plate side label.
Sold by respeeUble dealers throughout the hab
itable glob. r. H. DltAKX A CO.,
ftUotm .Headway. N. T.