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mM$0Mk$ t To Omr Snbaerlbart. j ,, JotAand aftsr.the first day of Deoemfcer tha tpHUtt tbt'lTlItT ltATIOBAi.iSVBj.iOAB,dej , lire red at" ibe reside a see or enbeeilUrs, wilt baton oat ptr week, or forty-fira eeatd par. .'"' ' 'I la coaseqaeace of the f real drought iralch Haa .prevailed ilor month put la the Middle tad Verthera Btatee. the) paper nllli -worked by weterpowerla thoao Btatee bt fofnlefced but Htl paper, od some hare slopped, altogether, jakjff II Impoeslblaor thee worked by steam r"aweU Supply tbo demaad. Musk paper hM OBeoqaeatty beea Imported at heary eost. ,1V consequence of thle feet tbo prlee of paper bu Increased, alnca wo rodaood tbo prloo of tbo KarotiOAV U JaJy last, ortr fifty por ent I VVo aro therefore compelled to Increase tbo prlco to meet this unprecedented rise, lu tbo prlco of pa por, bat bopo that It wilt be only temporary, mad that wo aball bo ablo to resume tbt old prleeo la a abort time. ITotcHaia 23, 1863. LOCAL A.FFA1118. Thi Riotkbi ik ALKXAjroaiA. ThoCom nlealon mol yeaterday moraine. Tbo first wit assa called wu Bnaaa Oray,(oolcrod,) wbo testlQed tbat abo Urod next to Jaa 0 ray fa. Witness la aot a ? institute, but baa beea arroated aad tried twice or If ktlag aid for haTloa; aoldlera la her house, JohaMankta made complaint against bar oath tlaea. Ueainad ao threat against Maakln. Saw tb.o ehoollnr from bar window. Joha Mankln trod tko first shot. -Co old tentAe left aide or hie fieo. Thinks hla back waa nearly toward! bar. Talked with Jaao Gray aboat the affair. .frank Cay lee (white eoldler) for the proeeen tton i Saw aorao black men run a lor from white men oa King, between Henry aad West streets, between 11 and 3 o'eloek. Arrested Smith oa tbo 30th of December, at the eorner of Wolfe and Co lumbas streets. Smith aald ho had kaoakod a negro dowairoa Christmas, aid la retara got atraek la tbo month with a brick llaakla said, Whoa arrested, ho had had eoate dlfflonUv la Alexandria oa ChrUtmae, but had eomo to tho eon airy to eoo bla friends. Cross-exemlaed Smith seemed tobe under the lalnoaeo of liquor when arrested. At tho time of the dl acuity on King and Wtit etreeta eaw llaetlnf ton more tbaa a squire oft, at Cox'a tay are, lookiBg oa ho atood theror abont are tola a tea. Xbeneier Bronghoa (white) for tbo proseca tloa. Heard Oscar Mankla aay at r air fax C. Hi oa tbo Tuesday following Christmas tbat ho bad brateed hla band itrlklng a black man oa Christ man day, Harrison M. Slmpsoa (white) for tho present ttoa. Haf lag heard a portion of tho testimony, his evidence was aot admitted. The Judre Advocate desired only to prove by Ids remaining witnesses tbo identity of tho men lcjored aftdof tho ball shown In eoart. Both points beta admitted by the defence, be stated that tho evidence for tho proeeootloa waa con elndsd. Adjonrnod tilt Tharaday, at 11 o'clock. DBAMITO l!T CoClVTERrEIT MONBT Yfl. terdara man named Mark Xverson, who resides near tamboll'a briekyard, la tho aonthera por, tloa of tho cltr. was arrested br a rentleman connected with tho Treasury department oa a charge of dealing la counterfeit gold and ellvet eota. It appears that bo eold abont forty 4oi lira worth of counterfeit gold and stiver, laoney to a colored man. and received forltitraeubncka. rersoala between sixty and scv4-X xears of age, and when arrested bo acknowledged, thai ho bad been la tbo tustneis, hot stopped It last Anjrns., j auce uiayuB, sent aim iq jail, jor. U ' ' Fxtil Accidskt. Tcaterday afttniooD, about tbrt. .'ctook. Hr. iam.i Illnw, mplo.'L t. tt. ordatat ihov at tba Navy Yard, f.H tbr.afh tha aiala hatch of tb. tUinir Harbla baad, aad wai to lojarad tbat ha dttd about aft o'clock It appcara that ba went oa board to attcad to something In relation tothaihlp'aord nanca ctora and fall lato tha hold nnpareclred, ha being dlicorared aona flflaoa mlnntee there after, InMnetble, la which coadltloa he rernalaed until hedled fie reilded on tho Ieland, and leaTee a wife aad fire children, FouHDRr CnuBCtf. On Sunday last tb ronvreaatlon of the loundrr Church relied th. nam of tea thousand dollar, for tha purpose of liquidating tueaoDi incnrreu in erMung ineir Bow and beautiful church edifice. Rer, Oran Till lloodr nreacbed to large audience, and PreMdent Johneon wae made a Ufe.netnber f the congregatloa, one tbouiaad dollar, having boea eobaerlbed for that parpose, Finic. YeiterJay aranlne;, about flfteen inlnnlei paet elx o'clock, au alarm of ore wae eounded fr.tm box M, corner of BoTentb and 1 alrecta, Ieland, caused by the baralag of achtm uej on 8lxaadahalf street, bweea D and B. Tha eagtaoe were promptly ont, bat their cer vices wsre not needed. CocilLiDAVaAPO!8.Cbarlfi Thornton, a colored man, wee arrested yesterday evening by ODleer Illgglne, of the Third ward, for car rvlnir concealed weanoae. Justice Thompson Imposed a flee of eao, and la default of payment ne wae coat 10 tae woranouse lur luiriy o.ys. BiLLiiia Liouoa Clayton Cherry, a restaurant-beeper, wae arreeUd yesterday by oncer llrewer, of the Blath precinct, for selling llunor wlthont license. Justice Thompson lined him - Hahdiokc Cotibutio. On Sunday laet the sum t f B400 waa contributed by tbo con gregation of Trinity Church laalloftli. orphans of the Washington City OrphsB Asylum. 11 Doh't," cry tho UJlei, " with moek per fit in wtrv ni ! We're all coatentwlth tho 'Night-Blooming Cereus.' " MannTactorod only by Phaloa It Son, N. T. StR.Tr-r w!" . IN""T U IS SUPllBMttCOURT'OJf lllfc! DISTRICT OF COLUMUU.T1I18 13T1IDAT or January, isat. Ciuhlm 11. ButMOCa,) m. IN EQUITY, NO. M8. DtDOBin Aaw SarHoca. The subposaalssusd tooontpet tho defendant's appearancoJiavlogpsea rtnruedlDto the Clerk's oOlco by the Horslial.on the 7th day of Novem ber, ISfc, endorsed 'not paid,' and th defend ant having failed to enter his appearance oa tho flrit rule day; commencing twenty days after wards, and tbo complainant having filed aa affi davit tbat tho defendant Is out 1 1 the District, so that tho proes cannot be aerved on him. It Is on motion of tho complainant, this 13th day of Jaaaary, ISM, ordored by the oonrt tbat tbo do fend ant cause hie appearance, to bo entered In thla aalt oaor before tho first Tuesday of May next. By order of tho court i ' GEORGE E. II. DAT, Jalfl-law7w PUIntlff's Solicitor. TOUN R. ELVANB A CO.. v 07 LoaliUaa avs. and 303 O street, WASaiNOTON, d. a, DBlLBM nr IRON AND BTKIL. SWEDISH IRON-Ordliary slies. REFINED IRON, BAONALL'S, Ac. RODS. UORBE SHOE IRON-UItre, As BAND. OVALS AND niLF ROUNDS. U. B. NAIL RODS. t. v. r. do. L. B. do. NORWAY BnAPES, BPRINO STEEL. TIRE do. TOE CORK STEEL. HOOPO-Oalvanlied SCROLL IRON. EXTRA FALL RIVER RODS Round and square t charcoal plate Jrenj paddled Slavil HUB, T IRON American . American "Oit rarai" Belgian J Im. RnsiU) Rnsslaj ge4Vais. SQUARE CAST 8TEEI Sandsrsoa's, OOTAOON CAST STEEL, fill lift BTEXLfiaader son's. OERMAN STEEL. FLAT OAST STEEL. BL1HTIK BTIEL Amsrlosa. ROUND STEEL Cast t machlasry. apll.lm rVUlB 13 TO OIVE NOTICE, THAT THE X nbsertbor has obtained from the Orcbane' Court of Washington county, la tbo District of Co lombia, letters of admlalstratloa oa tha per sonal estaU of 0 sorgo Thompson, lato of Washington County, afuresald. deceased. All persons having claims against the said deceased are hereby warned to exhibit the same, with thrVoaehera thereof, to tbo subscriber, oa or before the 16th day of December next( they may otherwise by law bo excluded from 411 benefit or tho Ald e.tita. efOtvea naderjny hand tble letb day of Decern Ut,)m, ANN TUUHP&ON. lelf'wsw Administratrix. WaahlBtm City text OfflcW-ArrlTal aus4tp.psu1eir.sf Matra. , Northern and KasUrnMalUIiL Du.'at .40 VBt; deparU at T.JO . a.. eloaM it 0 a. m. ti. Dot at 11 a. m., aeparta at ll.lSa. m.,eloaeiatlO,JO a,in t,d. Du. att.aOp. m., departaal t p. m., eloe.1 at 4.45 p. m. Western Mall, via Relay nouesdlit,-'Dut at 5.40 a. tn., departi at 6.16 a. m.; elolei at 4. JO a. tn. 2d. Dn, at 6.15 p. &, .da- nlseK.45 p, m., elosesat 5p. in. . . lorthweitern Mall.Tia Baltlmora, Ilarrft burg and Plttibarr, Pa. lit. Don ati.40a. d.i departi at 8.16 a. m., cloiee at 4.80 a. in. 2d. Du. at 6.16 p. m.( departaat C.46p. tn., eloiei at 6 p. m. Tha Southern Mall, for Richmond, Patan bnrr, Ralelrb, Wilmington, N, 0., and other point) South, tU 0. and A. IV R.liL Una at T a. m., depart, at 7 a. m., oloaai at 0 a. ra. 2d. Sua at 4 p. m. departi at 8.S0 p. in., oloeea at 7 p. m. Fraderlckiburr Mall, "rla Aqnla Creek, embracing tha Northern Neck of Virginia and Intertnodlato point, botw.an Frtderloka burg and Rlehmond, Va. Doe at 8.50 p. m., depart, at 7 a. m., dotal at 8 a. m. Annapolli Malllit. Du at 11 a. m., d. parti at 3 p. tn., close, at 2 p. n, 2d. Du. at 8,15 p. m., depart, at 6.16 a. m., cloicl at 4.80 a. in. Aliandrla,Va., Malllit, Doe at a. m, departi at 6 n. ra, cloeei at & a. nj. 2d. Dn. at 4.80 p. m., depart, at 6 p. n,, olosel at 6 p. m. Otorgetown, D. C.'llall lit. Du. at 8.30 a. m.', denarta at 7a. m.. eloiuat 6 a.m. 2d. Departi at 12 p., eloiei at ll.JQa, m., dn. at 1 p. m. RoekTllla, Md.. Mall Da. at 8 r. m.. it- pas. as I a. m., oioiei ai D.ov a. m. r on looaoco, riuataway, ana JJameiq aiau uum on wonoay, u.aneiaaT. ana jrrij day, at 7 p. m. Depart! an TuaatLsy, Than day, and Saturday, at 7 a. m. Clow, at 6 M a. m. on thoM dayi. Upper Marlboro', .Md., Mall Dn. at 3 p. ra, dally, departi, at 8 a. ra., doling at-6.i0 a.m. Bnrratt'f, B.antown, Charlottt Hall, and Chaptleo Mall Do. at 7 p. m., depart 4( T a. m., oloe.i at 6.30 a. m. On Sunday, only two malli ara. taoilr.d from th. North, and hat on. from th. West and Northw.it, du. at 6 a. m,and lla. nfl Malli departing on thii day forth lie rootei clot, at 4.45 p. ra. lor Norfolk, Old Point Comfort, and Fortimonth, Va., at 3 p. aa, Tha offloa ii open for tha delivery of letter! and paper, from 8 a. m. to 9 p. m., .xe.pt on Sunday, when If ll opan from 8 to 10 a in., and from 6 to7 p. m, ColeivlU., Md., Mall Dn. on Tuesday, Thnrtday, and Saturday, at 8.30 p. m., de part at 7 a. m. lame da; aj olorlng 'at 6.30 a. ra. Brookvllle and Oln.y.MalU Do. at 10.80 a. m. dally, departa at 3.30 p. ra., olotei at 2 p. m. i BlOIAX PfOTKTins. -Te CcoianmvtlrM, The under aif not aaviag iooa rsitorsd to healtblaa rew weeks, bj a Tery simple' rendjr( after havlaf anVerod aoToral years with a aoTOro laag affee tloa, attd tbat dread dlseaae, Coasaaptloala aaxioasto tasks known to Ms fellow aaffer ere tbo means of care. To all who dsilro It, he will leadacopr of too presenptloa uied, (treo of starts,) with tho directions for preparing aad aslag- tho same, which they will find vr cWro for Covavar- tiov, Aitbha, BaojicatTiB. Cotraat. CoLia.Ae. Tbo only object of tho advertiser la aeadlng tbo rrescripiioa Is to beneflt tho afflleted, aad spread In format to a which bo efjneelTos to bo laTalna- bio; and bo hopea oTorjr enfferer will try his remedy, aa It will ooat then aothlag, aad may proTeabieeslair. Partlea wlsblog tho proscrtptloa will pleas address, RET. BDWARD A. WZL60JT, WUUamsbnrgb, Kings Coantf. oeM-Smdw Now York. t Wonderfully Btrausja AlMl&ma M. U. PERHKOADLT, who haa nstoatshed tho acleatlflo classes of Paris and London, baa now Eirmanently located herself at Albany. N.T. adame Perregaolt, by tho aid of her wonderful tnstrnment, known aa tho Horoeeopo, guarantees to produce a Ufellko picture of thofntar hue band or wife of th patron, together with th data of marriage, leading tralta of character, oo capatlon, etc. Thla Is no httmbag, as thoasaada ot testimonials can. assert. She will send, when desired, a written gaaracte tbat tho plot are la what It purports to bo. By etatlag age. height, complexion, eolor of oyoa aad hair, aad enclos ing jV) cents aad e tamped envelope, addressed to yourself, yoa wtU receive tho piotaro by return mall. Addrese MADAME M. JI. PERREOADLT, P. O. Drawer 303, Albany, N. Y. ocl0lyd&w 4rCoueumntlou, Scrofula.. Rhsuma tlsm, &. HEUOEMAN & CO'SOonoloo Medi cinal Cod Liver Oil haa proved, by twenty years' experience, tbo most valuable remedy la use, as while It enrea tho dUeass, It gives strength and flesh to the ratteat. Warranted pare aad made from fresh Livers. Bold by Druggists generally. 1IE0EMAN k CO., Chemists and Druggists, nol1-.l.tw3rn New York. aV7lron lu tha lllool-Th Poruvlau Syrup eopplles th Blood with Its Ltri Elbmivt, IUON, InrnslDgSTaaaaTif, Yiooa.and NawLira loto tho whole eystom. For Dxsrtrsii, Daopsr, CHaosio DtaaaHaii, Dibiutt, Fxicali Wbak Kssta, bto , It Is a sped lie. Thousand hau teen changed by V ue f thi mtXtait from wax, nctty, tujtrmg cratur$s, to trvnyt healthy, andKappv mn ani iwrnm. A M page pamphlet eent Fre. Price f per bottle, or 6 for A3. J. P. DINBMORE, 36 Day at , New York. Sold by druggists generally . ocM-3mdAw aJ-Chppt Ifautta and "Fac. Bor Lloa. CbUblafua. icUEQEMAN A CO's Cam. I bor lee, with Glycerine, earee Chapped Uaads, c. Immediately, and will keep tho skin soft and amoolb la tbo eoldewl weather. Sold by UroggUte. Price 23 cents. Sent by mall for So cents. HKQEMAN AGO., vnomlita aad Drnirinsts. aol3-dw3m Now York. - Th Ilrldal CliamlMr, us Kansajrof Warning and Instractloa for Yoang Men. AUo new and reliable treat meat for nDlesasos of the Driaary and Sexnal Systems. Sent free, ta eealed envelopes. Address, DR. J. SK1LLIF HOUOHTON, Howard Aaaoelattoa,rhliadelphla Fa mhtl-v cjoTiima, PARODY. BT THK BAHD Of OAK HALL. " Columbia, the gem of the oeeaa, Tbo homo of the free and the brave ; ' Our capital all In a motlea With freemen, bnt ' nary a slavr. ' Uay the people of Washington city Be careful with whom they deal, For before I am through with my ditty I will tho whole eecret reveal. When war waged wide desolation, And th banner of freedom o'erhead Declared It woold save tho whote nation, If our bouses were tombs for the deed. For we never bad a chance to develop Or show people what we coald do; But now the world can envelop With Chinchilla and French Beavers, too. Come bltber, come hither, come hither, From the eods of tho earth. If needs bo j Yes, the world, men and women together, Fiom lands far over the sea. Walt nol, but come soon. If you can J W Invite yon, klud friends, one and all To examine our Cloths and (he Wax Mao At Hmiti Bbos ,the famous Oak Halt. SMITH BROS. & CO., MERCHANT TAILORS, AXJi DIAIIBS t.v CENT'S FURNIfiHINQ OOODS, OAK II ALL, ., 4fls Seventh atreet. T OST-A SILVER' IIUNTINfJ-OASE JJ AMERICAN WATCH, boll.vod to be of Us American Watch Company ' IWaltham, Maie.,) laanufsctnre, enppoirt lo baB..4.0M A libe ral reward will ba paid npoalterestllutloatotha o ner, st this eJUce. Ja'iMt . jiciAhpfiVo.', BOARDtNO TWO GENTLEMEN CAM b. a.eouBsodsM auk . nnnw..j an sun BI4I7 Maryland arena..' r Mjr-tf WJ.Xj'im-'l WANTED TRAVELERfl AND'aTTi icaeof Washington to ka.w thai,.!. .I. r. b. mcoi, hsa opeaed a MIW DJPOTat 831'lTiw'Janey aveaaa, near Baltlmor. Depot. Ruw hrti-jiui. ei-tiz. n. . ---, ..miwi., awiiHrr. Btaapv, as.., oa head for eale. ' ' aJlabaerlptleal lecalved for th. Baltlmor. Dally Commercial. deSS-ln "OIl SLX.33. NOTICE IN CONSEQUENCE oriH! .real faellltl.. .1.. hv ik w..u..im. Alexandrli had Qeorgelowa Railroad Compaay. la eonaeetlon with the reopealng of a portloa of ,-vAiiariB, mhvib nsa iiampsoire ran road to Thoratoa II.aaI. r,lrf,TMi r h, cea eaabled to make au arrangement to fnraleh Thomas Oalt, E , with Oak aad Pin. wood, of --r-iiw. fu.mj ivr iuii, woereoy no wui D. abl. to eopply the pnblle generally with tble necefiary article of domoatla conaamptloa at greatly reduced rntee. Tor partlealara eea Xr. Oalt'e advertlaemenl below. JOSEPH THOBKTOH. rVEH THOUSAND CORDS OF SUPERIOR X OAK AND F1MB WOOD at LI8S IhsaOov arameal prlcee. OAK enrolled to dealore at the yard, 7 per cord. 8 " PIHBiupplled to dealer! at the yard, Mper cord. Aad delivered to eoasnmere at oaa dollar cord additional, for callage. I am BOW arenar! tofnraUfc tn d.al.ra at Ih. yard, aad to deliver to eoaaumera la any part of Washlagtoa or Georgetown. OAK AMD PINI WOOD, uaanrpaiied aa to leaglh aad Quality, from a hall jM.r.1 In ' ' TEIf TnODSAtfD CORDS. at tbo prices named aboro. which la leee tflaa tbat charred br Ooreramsnt. aad m. rtxtnetlon from prosoat retail prleer of TWO DOLLIES per oord. - Tho ttoblle ara asiniW that thla wood haa bin carefallj prepared by experienced hands es uvjiKiiT iur aai r-tt.il marcel, ana mat rui.it LSaafll AND UEASURB mar In all cases bo relied npoa. Terms cash. Vf Rawed, split, hlndllnr, and atovo wood rodaood ONI DOLLAR-rSROOKD. TITOS J. OALT. fifflu G T i.a ttal Tlaw.alk &4 l..tt. ate . and at Tard, cor. Md. ate. and ltfnth its., adjoining- Washlnftoa aad Alexaadrta Railroad Depot. JaM-dtf TOK RRNT OK SALE.TUK CENTRE A. Bnlldlng recently been pled by the United States Medical Department, oa I street, corner of New Jersey arcane, and known aa ''Dootlas Rowp"te offered for rent or sale. Itlsaflrstelasa mansion, posaosalng alt th modern Improve ments, nnd adjoins tho residence of Llent. Oen. Orant. Ills now belag thoroughly rootled and ronalrod to lie former condition by tho Dot ted States, and will soon bo completed. Tor terms of rentlagor sale, apply to my .eitorney, JOHN II. JOHNSON. No. C4 Loalstaaa aTonoe, uaak ot Washington Bulldlngi-a JalS-eodtf ALFRED LEE. tChroalel and Intelligencer copy. SALE OP TWENTY THOUSAND CORDS OF GOVERNMENT WOOD. HiAtMiirABTtfte Dar'i of Waabihotox, 1 Orrics or Cribp Qcabtbbx aitbb, I (Corner Pena.avenue and, UK street,) f WASBliroTOB.D. C,Jia.lO,1868. I By direction of the Quartermaster General U. S.A..salwtll bmadla thU eltr and Alexan dria, commaaclag THIS DAY, or (90,000) Twenty TV aaaa a at .1 ePaa..! a nr "TJ&tmJl 1b H.aHIU. fbaaa f aeivva.ia vvavao) va v vvu. IV aueaMaiaivej JitBaa y to 10 oords, to any and all persona desiring to enwevtfnes.aa ' Bald wood ta taorongsty leaioaed, of good qoamr, aaa la raixea ia pmporuon or anoni oae Ulrd Oak and two.lhlrda Pine, and will be aold at the rate of (17 SO) elren dollar! and fifty ceute V.I Eliru. ... UV1.TBlU.fll TtWIt t.IU, V. Mirylend areaa., la Waanlagtoik,ln tha tear of the Smithsonian laitltotloa, aad at the rate of (fs. 00) elx dollaro and any cente per cord, at the uoverameni wooa lara, loeaira BDOOl one Ijcbtb of a mile north of Alexandria, oa the Weehlaf toa aad llexaadrla railroad. Ordere bbob tha VTood Yarde aaa Va obtained only on e.ih paymeatet npoa Waahlngtoa yard dartnr oBo. hoaro at thle efflc. aad boob Alex andria wood yard from Br.vet Maj.r Jamea Oleaaon, A.Q. Vf ,ob th. premlaes, between th. hoare of a o'eloek, a.m., aad 13 o'clock nooa. FnrehaMra will be repaired to remove their wood from tha yard within five daye from date f order. M. r..tDDlOTO, Colonel and Chief Qoarteruaiter, JsalO'lfit DepartmenTof Waahlagton. T.ATTTCW rR13S OOODS. QIIARLOTIB Q. SMITH via tkb koit aLi.arr aiiobvbibt op FRENOII CLOAKS IN AMERICA. For Style aad Rlchneae tbey Defy Competition! No. 1141 BaoiDwiv, Oae Door above Tweaty-etxth etreet, NIWJOBK CITT. Ill Jm "OEFRESIIMEKTS AT TUB CAPITOL. The beet aad eheapeit keatanraat la Waahlni? ton ll tbat under the Representetlvee' Uall. afemben of Cooareee end visitors ara served with vlande which Tor good qaallly and moder ate price an nnsnrpnssed. Ja20-tr nil. SAMDinsON, Proprietor. I EDWARD LYOETT, J BOOK-BIMDXR AND PAl'ER.RULER, No 171 Peaaeylvaalaaveane, between Tenth aad Eleventh etreetl, eoolh elde.. Bookl elegantly or plafely bound. Perlod liala and Newapapere earefally atteaded to. rpjiE "QIDEON PRINTINO OP7I0E," E9TABLISUED IN 1803. J0SEPII L. FEARS0N, IVCCBIIOR to QIDEON PEARSON, STEAM-POWER BOOK AND JOD PRINTERS. No. oil Nloth 8treet, Bear Pennaylvaala Avenue, WASaiNOTON CITY, Havlag greatly Increaied th. facllltlee of th. above OLD OTABUSB.ED PRINTINO UOU6E by aa almoil ENTIRE KENEWAtVOrVUTERIAL And th. addltloa of eeveral of th. moit Improved POWER. PRESSES, Are prepared to execute every variety o'f LETTER-PRE88 PRINTINO, Vrom a FINE TI81TINO CARD To a LAROE POSTER, la PLAIN OR COLORED INK. PROMPTNESS AND DISPATCH MAY BE RELIED ON. riARDNER'S PIIOTOORAPI1I0 ART vji OAI,L8Y, INTELLIQINOEK BDILDINO Ml teveath etreet, ONCE MORE IN BUNMINO ORDER. The damage caused by the Isle fire bee beea eo far repaired that buetneae will bereenmed TI118 UORNINO, (WEDNE3DAT, October 4th,) When, ae formerly, the ml. will be strictly ea forced throughout the establishment, "PRODUCE TIIE BEST, WO MATTER WHAT THE COST IN TIME AND MATERIAL." Mr. O. lakea thle opp.rt.ally to think 111 bu ueroae frlenda aad cuitomere for paat klndaeaa, and to aayltiball b. bleeoaita&t aim to eon ttuue to merit the'very llberal''aBeouragemeat heretofore extended to Un. oc4-dtf ROVER'S lalATBli ... 'aaeylvaBlaBTeaae1aaatWllIard,alloUl. aevaajuruauvu el CO i.lDlraaton uoiiaon.via; jij O 0. n. Baaa. 4 IM arW-.- mrJ dv-i St the brlllaat sad memorable .Igagsmeat of tb mwiihiik umissis uaappr.a.Baaia larorlle, itlM HAOQIS HAOBJlUh, who wlllapMar ... , , TDI8 (.rtilHMDit) ETlfll'nra, in. J4, 1844, for the leeoad tlm. thla eeaaoa, la her a.Ubrsled ad lalmltable paraoaatiou of AMRIK, TIIK IITTM BARIFOOT, la the beantlfnl play, la (v. ecu. tranalated froat the Oarman e.pteeely for Mlee ltaggle Mitchell, by Anguataa Waldmar, (sq , .etuled Till L1TTLB B.EtrOOT. A truce with wordel they fell to expreea Her holy eeal aad aaraeetaeio. Th. blab. bora maid. .a tit .11 lamia Iheuld iniLwkara Ultl. Barefoot ivuoef thu (WKDrrisDAT) nrinixo, LAST Tlall-POSITIVELT LITTLK BAHIFOOT. s EATON HALL TUB OKIOlIfAL H UTCniltBOW -PAMILT, J (Trlbo of .John.) Will gUo their y TIRST COKCIRT lX Tins CltT, AT BKATOX HALL. OS WEDNESDAY BVENINO, JANUART J4. Subject of the Soon. Lore of Con at rj, Union, Foaeo. Reooastraouoa, fre-s lorraie. CopMr- heads, Maximilian, Jr. Davis, ifatrlmoar. Bachelors Wee,o.;t. Toooatlaao STery Jtvoalag Darlaa tho Week, with Chan re of- Proarammo. Tlekou to ooata. To bo bad at fillet Unsle aad PMkor'a ltsws Stand, Post Offleo. 'Doors open at 7 o'clock. Concert to ooranenoo m- JaZ3-t SB A T O N HALL. COStTIR HtRTII ABD D STREETS, vastibTcokir', rtRiwiir. CONCERTS Will tak. rtl... An TDUDAT IVVIMINO, th. Oi last, at I o'clock. aiaiaaiiasios FRIDAY, J., at , o'clock. Aaataled by UK oiolldk SIMPSON, Tenor, 8IQHOR 8TK1NB, B.aao, PEoy. di m. JuitaaiokiL, violiacsiiiit, PR07. MITTLIR, Planlat Thla will poalttvoly ba th. rait be alvee la Waablngton prior to hie departor. to. Karope. Tleken ,1 for isle at Illle' Unsle Store. 3. extra charge for reeerved eeata. OUgvame for both Coae.rU open oa Hoaday a. m. MASTF.B COKtR will elng at the Grand Eatted Coaesrt to bo given at Trlally Church on Monday avealng aext. A Chlckerlng Grand Plaao will be fnrnlahed by their agent, J. T. Illle, Ear Je21- ATJCTION 8AUSH. SALE OF O0VERNMENT BUILDINGS AT ALEXANDRIA, VA. Catxr QDABTiaNAarin'l Orrica, DlTOT 01 WABBlXaTOV, WASRtXdTOir. D. C . Jannarv20. ISM. Will be sold, at onblle anetlos. o. th. nr.m Ises, under the dlrectloa of brevet Lieut. Colonel J. (I. C. Lee, A. U.il , at ALEXANDRIA, VA , on VKIDAT, Janaary zl,lfUM, commeaelng at 10 O'clock a. Bw, tha followlag.deecrlbed Uovera meni Bnlldlnes.vlst AT TIIE CUMBERLAND-COAL COMPANY'S W11AHT. On. Ill Stable, It by 49 fast. Stable, S4U by 4Ufeet. On. 0e One i Armory, . io oy s r SH fret. I) Ouard'house. 12Ubyl3feet. I) Mess-boasa, lUby SOUfeoL rkR BEAK OF WASniNOTOIf U ATTBB. BEAR OF WAStllNOTON BALL, "aiw III a'U-ailut a UT 11 IWW. ATBR6wlt'SHOD8K.Ho.39rAIRrAXSTBEET, One (1) Out. home. 4 br fl fet. The bnlldlnge will bo sold singly, tn the orJer nsraed. nnd mast be remoTOd by the purchaser wivum uiicvn nmjm mm aaia oi ssis Terms t Cash, la aoreraroent funds. D 11. RDCKER, Brevet Me), Oen. aad Chief Quartermaster, Ja20 6t Depot of Washington. T AUaBBALEOFCONDEMNEDCLOTH. Xj ino, camp and oarrison equipage. Catir QiraBTKBHAsTitaU OrrtcB, Difot or Wabmikuto., AiOHiaillVfl, eV. V., eJKB. iO, 19UQ. 1 Will besoldaiPnbllo Anctlob. nodsr tho di reetlon of Captain D. O. Themes, M. 6. K., at the Government Warebonse, comer of Seven Uenth aad II streets, Washlogton, D. C , on MONDAY, Jaaory20, 1666, at 10 o'clock, a. m., a largo lot of condemned Clothlog, Ac, eon eUtlngof Drums, Sashes, Books, Jackets, Blankets, Bed sssks, Zgglags, Havalocks, Cap Coven, Rubber Blankets, Itobber Ponchos, Axes, Pickaxes, Hatchets, Spades, Shovels, Kettles, Knapsacks, Haversacks, Hospital Teats, Wall Toots, Slblsy Tents, Common Tents, Flsgs, Coats, Caps, pack Saddle', Voste Trowssrs, Shirts, Turbans, Ae. The sale will be continued from day to day until the stores are aold. The stores muat b removed within five daye from date of eale. Terras: Cash, In Goyernmentfunds. D. It KtTCKER, Brevet Major General and Chief Qnartermaster, JalS-tXi Depot of Wnehlngtoa. HOTELS, W ILURDB' HOTEL, STKKS, CHADWICK CO., PaoraiKToaa, COAKER FENK. AVE. AND FOURTEENTH ST. WASHINGTON CITT. uVAt TJOFFMAN HOUSE. UROADWAT, CORNER OF TWENTT-FIITfi STREET, BMW YORK CITT. MITCHELL, READ, AND WALL, PROPRIETORS. Tho HOFFMAN HOUSE Is conducted opoa th plan of the best American and European Hotels. It eomblbes all the modern Improvements aecee sarytotho greatest comfort of guests that art, lagenulty and liberality can, possibly devise and produce. The hill of fare for tho table embraces every variety aad delicacy aforled by the Amer ican markets, u their seasoa. JCLTd, 18M. JjlO-7 c A R D . owen nouss, fLATK MaBKHAM'S HOlBL.t ON THE EDROPEAlf PLAN. No. 212 Pennsylvania avenue, ajjolalag Wll lard's Hotel, WA81IINOTON, D. C. declS THUS. P. JACKS, Proprietor. DEPOT HOUSE, ., OPPOSITE BALTIMORE DEPOT, One block from the Startlog Polat or the Orange and Alexandria Railroad, Is enlarged aad re fitted, and Is prepared and hopes to receive a full share of patronage C BOYLE, noie-tf Proprietor. S POTTS WOOD HOTEL" COBX IB EltlHTH AR1 MitBB STBKTS, RICHMOND, VA. This popular Hotel Is located on the PRINCIPAL BUSINESS bTREET Of the city, and In the Immediate vicinity of al THE PUBLIC BUILDINGS aad RAILROAD DEPOTS. Since Us opening In I860, the House bae never teeu closed, but Las recently been remodeled. IboroQKhly repaired and rsnorated REFITTED AND REFURNISHED In the tha most elegant style. The traveling pablle are assured tbat they will find with us all the Attention, Comfort and Lux nry which can be secured la any FlratClass House North or South CORKERY MUXWAUD, BoSm Proprietors, 'PHIS IS TO GIVE NOTICE, THAT THE X eabserlber has obtained from tha Orphans' Court of Washlogton coanly, In the District of Co Iambi a. letters of administration on the parsons I eatste of Eleanor P. Goods, late oi Washington City, DC. .deceased All porsooe having claims against tbo said deceased are hereby warned) to exhibit the same, with the vouchers thereof,) to the enbscrlber, on or before the .10th day of De cember next j they may otherwise by law be ex clnded from all heeeflt of the eald estate. Given under my hand this 30th day of Deceu Wr, 1813, JOHN W HODGSON, ilaM-wSW AdralaUtrator. XTRAPPINQ .PAPER FOR SALE AT FT THIS OFFICE ., i,. rrrn SALE 07 CONDEMNED QUARTERS AS TAR'S BTORIS. i aaarQcAaTaaMeixTta'.. Orrics. ) Daror or WeamoTojr, J VrasmxiTOV, D. &t Jaanary M, 1M6. Will bo aold at pnblle aoctioa, nnderlhodl. reeUoa of Brot oi Coloaol O. ll.Tompklaa, Q. X., at L1HCOLV DftTOT, Washlagtoa, D, C. on THURSDAY, LTebraary 8, IMS, at iOo'eleoka. m , a largo lot af it H COltDlilMlD QDARTinMiBTitR'B 8TOBM, eonslstlsgof Chairs, Dei kiii Tables, 24 four bone Wagois, dstwo-horso Wagons, M Carte, 2 Ileanoa. 4 Spring Wagons, $ Ambnlanees, Wagnn Bodies, Wagon Wheels, Chains, Blankets, Bridles, Oam Backets, (torso Collars, Wage a CoTsra, Dorse CoTero, Ml Sou If ale Hnraees, S3 Sets Hone liar boss, 207 Bete Aasbalaaea Ilaraass, 2W Saddles, Whips, Pertablo Forcee, Chlsele, I'lanes, Ham mere. Axe. Tlees, tloee Carriages, lloes. Shov els, Spadss. Kettles, Mattocks. Bake 0eas, Brooms, Tabs, 037 poandsCastlogs, 13,478 ponada Scrap Iroa. s,a pounds CasMroa,S2,Q97 poinds Tiro Iron, 783 ponnda Bopo, Ae. Tbo sale will be continued from day to day until tbo whole la sold. The Storea most ba remored within are date from date of eale. T Terms i Cash, ta Gorerameat funds, . 'D. II. BUCKIR, Bt MaJ. Oen. aad Chief QoartsrcnaMtr, J24-14t Depot of WashlBgtoa. T AttQC SALE OP CONDEMNED ORD JLi KAMCB AltD OBDNAlfCB 8TOKKS. Will he sold, at publlo aaetloa, at Tort Monroe Arsenal, Old Foist Comfort, Virginia, on THURS DAY, the lh day of February, 1 860, at 10 o'eloek a. m., a large quantity of stores,coaslstlnIn part of the follow teg articles, Tilt 400 field, siege, and ae.oast Csnnon.wrooght and caetIron. smoothabora knJ rtiA a( mtikna varying from threo to eleven taehee, lacladlBg 33 Sd Mortars. eaaftlroa.f,.iviai.a1 aj.eAAtaitJat Slnoh,and JO'lach. 28,329 Shot, Shell, t pher1ealcaM, 0 rat, aad Cantiter, for smooth bore aad rifled Oans of ca libres varying from 10ponnder to 10tash 433 brMh loading Carbines, Boraslde's, Mer rlU'f, Maynard'a, and Worth's, sew aad re pairva. 340 Maskete aad Rifles, U. S. mtaufactare, new and repaired. 604 foreign Rifles, Austrian, cal. H, new aad repaired. 17 smooth, bore Plitola, caL H. aa w. 102 breechloadtag Carbines, Uaroslde's, Msr rlll's, Sharp's, aad Starr's. 27 Klflei. Jlearv'e and SMnesr'a. 13 Muskets aad Rlllee, U. S. and foreign man. niacturaj.vi Torionei Cemorft, 023 Cevolvers, Colt's, Remlngtoa'a, aad Lafaa cheox'e, calibres 44 and at 1,072 Sabres aad Swords. 6,414 000 Rounds of Ball Cartridges for Car blnee,Moskets,Rtfles,aad Plttols. A largo lot of Artillery Implements and Equip meats. A large lot or Infantry and Cavalry Accoutre ments and Horse Equipments. A lot of Rop,PauUae,Bueklee,Rlnge,&e, to getber with a large quantity of Smiths aud Car Mntere Tools. Samples of smsllarms ean b seen at Fort Monroe arssnai ana at (li u. B.Urdaaoce Agea CV. Ho 42 Worth Strati. Haw York i-llr. i Thirty days will be allowed for the removal of noavy erananee. au otter stores will bo re a aired to be removed within ten diys from the ate of sale. Terms of sale i CAB!!, t n tiivr.nn Captala of Ordnance aud Brevet Colonel, U. B. A., juuiuiaBtiiag. jnn xi'lol PUIILIO AUCTION OF 8TEAM MILL -ft. AflU UUVKKHHKUT BUILDINGS IN ALEXANDRIA, VA. V Orrics Daror CoaaiMABT or SrssisraxcB, ) Wasbiiotob.D.C , January 18,18w. t Will bo sold; at publlo auction, on TOES DAY, January 30, 16C6, at 11 o'eloek a. to , In ALEX ANDHIA,Va , tho following public property,vls The Steam Mill oa King street, near l"ylon a two-story bulldlag, 44 by 07 feet, and one frame building, IS by 14 feet ALSO, 1 Steam Dollar, complete, (10 horse power ) 1 Donkey Pump, f3 horse power. ) 6 Large Iron Kettles, 1 Small Iron Kettle. 1 Rleero Tab aad Coll. 1 Iron Vise. 3 Monkey Wrencbee. 600 fsel of Water and Steam Pine. 1 Steam Engine, In excellent order, (8 horse power.) and a largo quantity of Machinery. Oa PEYTON BTREKT, NEAR KINO, one Frame paitUIQI, UU llj lat tfPxe, AT TllB FOOT OF WATER STRKKT SOUTH. the Government Slaughter House, consisting of the following bdlldlogs j 1 Frame Building, 20 by 67 feet, (Slaughter nou'e.. 1 Frame Building, SO by 11 feet, (attached to Slaughter House) 1 Frame Building, 90 by 20 feet, (Office and MSB. KSODI J 1 Frame BulMlttir. 17 br 13 feet. .Stable.. Also, Fence and Platform, and 1 Scow, 23 feet long and 10 feet beam. Terms t Cash la Govern men t funds, nt the time oi am. u. Ithlilj, Jalfl-ts Major and C.8.U.S. A, CALK OF (GOVERNMENT DUILDINOS AT ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND. QXABQITABTXBS DeFABTHIMT OF WAIHIJIHTOlf , Orrics or CHitr Ui'abtbknastkb, t Coax sa lo! Stbsbt and Pexba. Avb. f WAtaixuroir. D.C , Jeo. IS, IH06. J Will be sold oa toe premises, at public auc tion, to the highest blddors, at the times and placee Hereinafter designated, the following pnb' lie bandings, at Annapolis, Maryland, and Can (JltDT) ami., utjai ium cut. i; ON THUUSDAT, FIBRUaRY 1, 1M6. AT TEN O'CLOCK, A.M , AT CAMP PAROLE, 4 Barracks, each 104 by HI feet. .13Cookbouf, each W by 2-1 feet. 4 Offlcera' Quarlere, each 1-19 by reel. 4 Heif. room, each 3-lby M feet. 2 Storehouses, each 9M) by 23 fert, 1 Wafth. bonne, 60 by 20 feet. 1 Onard.hente, 76 by 2-1 feet. 1 Headqnarlers Bolldlng, 61 by 22 feet. 1 Wing to same, 20 by la rest. 1 Barrask, 60 by 23 test. 3 Slake, each 80 by 12 feel j and eight sinks, small slie. ON FRIDAY. FBHRUARY 2t. 1864. AT 10 O'CLOCK, A. M , AT COLLEGE ORKEN BARRACKS, IN THE CITY OFANNAPOLI8: b etorenouses, eaeu i by at ret, 1 Storehouse, 67 by 1.1 feet. 1 Storeheu-e, 41 by 34 feet 1 Storehouse, 60 by 21 feet. 1 Storehouse, S3 by 2-1 feet. 1 8 orehonae, M by 13 ret 1 Forage Shed, 134 by 23 reet. 1 Blsoksmlth Shop, U by V feet, 1 Office, 31 by Id feet, and 1 Stable. SI by 14 feet. SAME DAY, AT 3 O'CLOCK, P M , AT THE HULK fvAUf, IH THK CI TV 0? ANNAPOLIS, MD : I Stable. 400 by 27 feet. 1 Ambulance Stable, 102 by 24 feet. 1 Barrack, 00 by 14 feet. 1 Barrnck, 60 by 14 feet, and 1 Shed, 18 by 13 feet. The bulldlnsB will ba sold btnirlv. and oar chaaei e will be allowed twenty days to remove them, A military guard will remain tn charge oi toe property nneen aays aiier mo saie, u ae I red. Terms: Casb, In Government funds. M.I.LUDINGTON, Colonel and Chief Quartermater, alSJltt Department of Waahlngton. noVEUNUKNT SALES. SALE OF RESERVED HORSES. QtfABTBBMASTta'aOrriCB, WABUiMtiTtiir. I) 0.. Deo 12. 1863 I The Quartermaster Usaeral of the Army directs mat ail uovemment itorses niwai uieaboro, v C., be sold to the highest bidders. Sales will, therefore, take plaoo at G I ESDORO', D, C , begloulngon THURSDAY NEXT, DECEMBER 14, 1S61 andcontlantngon each TUESDAY and THURS DAY thereafter, until all are disputed nf, A Bost will leave the bixth street wharf every honr on days of sale. These Hurea have been carefully selected, and are superior to soy herctof jre offered fur sale Animals will be sold singly. Sales to commence at 10 o'clock a. u. Terms , Cash la United State currency. JAMES A. EK1N, Brevet Brigadier Oeuerat lu charge Ja4-dtJ11 First Division, Q M. O. O. GALE 01" Q0VKRNM1 ALE OF GOVERNMENT BARQES. CUIIF QCaKTKBHAITICB'l Orrica, ) vifvt vr waeRixuroB, y WaiBinuToa, 1, 0 , Jan. 13, 16(d). Will V. ..II ...... kiln ..... I..B I--.!., ll'-.. ..II. W. .,!. M. WUU..V.UV.IWH, UIIWCT III. ll. tlon of Urevet Major UaoJ.mlu burton, A, Q U , .1 oiatu nira.i tih.ii, iuiuuiou, sj, u , on (ATUltUAY, r.bruarrS, ISOO.el 13 o'clock, lu , the followtoir.u.uied () ivernment venela. vir i Marge MIDDLESKX. Par,e FINAMCIKll. llarie JURA. Terrae Cash, In Oovernm.ot funSa, U. II lll'CKER, Bvt. MaJ Oen. and Chief Qnartermaster, JenIS lit Depot of Wlihlnitnn w RAPPINO PAPER FOR SALE AT tae oaeo ot tae a.Tioyai Kat ciuoaa TU- PROPOSALS FOR 6RADINO. TRIiT c KlNtj, Ac. - -v " 4& " i ) - cji -"J ,2 - ; MAHoa'iirOrrrcKl WASiivarov, Jaaaary xx, 1SMU if . Propoeala will be received at thlt oBse vd lo II o'clock ta , ob TUUESDAT, Febmary lstTfot Grading, Trtraialbf, Cnrblngaad Laying the) Brisk aad Tin Foot wire aad Pavlne than tare aad Alleys In tho First and Second Wards of tho cltyformlng oae'dlstrlet r for the Third and Fourth Wards, formlag' theeeeoad district; aad auu,aixin. aaa seven, vvarae, rormiag t&o third dlstriot, (eaeh dlltrlctUbe bid feraepa rately, and lobe given to dlFsreatcoatraetors.) for the year commencing the flrst day of April, 1806, agreeably to the following spodflentloac 1 Tha Carbetono to be of tha beet New York North river stone or granite. In pieces of aot less tbaa three feet IB lenatb. and aot Isaa than twealv lncbea wide or deepi not less than Ave laehea, mta , tut ivy am !?, eauu aiataarej gwi mm each side of nlnelechee, to bo well dressed and closely Jointed together, and to be of aaalform thlekBeee The Brick to be of the best quality hard red paving brick, to be laid on a bad of. sharp river sand, spread four Inches deep oa a bad of line deaa gravel, free from loam or clay, three Inches deep, with two eonnesoa the edge nxt to th curb, aad one conne on edge on the Inner line, where the pavement Is Isss tbaa the full width; no extra measurement for brick oa edge will bo made. The atone pavement to be of comsnoa quart, aot exceeding foar lnchee In diameter, eicept, tho stone on the oatslda Ilea of the gutters, which must be of six Inches (a dtamttsr, laid oa a bed of coarse sand and clean gravel, free from clay or loam, at least nine lnchee "deep and to ba twleo well rammed, the second time aMr being wet; and after being examined (and not before) by tho oommlesloner, to bo covered with Sao clean gravel or coarse sand, and the la ten tlees between the stones well Oiled with the same ma teriaL The .Flagging to he of tha best quality New York flagging. In plecee not less than three feet la length by sixteen Inches wide, aad not less than six Inches thick j the top surface and edgee to be well and evealr dressed aad cade closely jolated together, to be laid oaa bed of sbsrp sand and coarse gravel, of not leee ibaa nine lnchee thick, la equal proportion; airgradlag not exceeding elx lnchee to be rated aatrlmmlag, The work to be done In the beat manner and to the satisfaction of tho Mayor, and lo be com mcieed within tea daye after the contractor re ceives the order, and to bo completed w thla tbo time named la tho order directing tt to b done, aad warranted to stand twelve moat fas after Its completion. And upon the failure of (he con tractor or contractors to commenca the work or to complete U within the time named, or npoa bis or their failure to execute th- work of the materlsls and In the manner herein reqtilred.the Mayor to have the right of employing other per sons to do tho same, upon such terms as be may doom expedient; lu which event the contractor or contractors so falling shall pay any loss or QjuBege im vorporauon may snsvaia ia eoaso quenco thereof. Anr re Dill re or relavlor which mar ba re quired before the expiration of tho time for whirl, the work I warranted to stand to be dona by the contractor, free uf charge, within five aays aiier neueoirom ina uommissioaer or im prove raante of the ward j and epep fall ore of aay contractor or coatrsetors to make any repairs or reiay anr i-sTumin. wunio nv oaja aiier nonce afore aid, tho Msyor Is to bare tbo right of em ploying any other person or persona to do the same, oa such terma as be mar deem exoedlent : In which event the contrsctoror coat recto re en fall Inn shall ear anr loss or damans tha Corbo ration may snstaln in consequence thereof. For the due performance of the work and the furnish' mg oiibo materia., as nereia reaaireo, bona ana secnrlty to the amount uf two thousand dollars will be rcautred of the contractors. Ana if is to do aminciiy unaerstonj idaibu old mater'al, sosh e curbatones and bricks, will bo at the disposal of lha pro party -own ere The bidders will stato the rates at which the curbing, paving, and flagging will ho executed, Includlog materials. For set tit. if newenrbof New York North river enrbstone, per running font. For setting new curb of granite, per running fool. For laylnz new brick Davemeut. per sonars yard. For laying new atone pavement, per square yard. rorKrauiug, vruuer excavaiiBK or Baling,; per cubic yard. For trimming, per tunning foot. For spout glitter, per foot Fur laying down New York tagging, per equaro foot. Fur laying New York flagging, sixteen Inches wide, not less than six lochs thick, and In plerea ont lena than three feet long, the topsurfaeo 10 be wen ureaeu, ana ino enas eioseiy joined together lu all croMgutlora aud alleys, per run ning foot. Fur laying. New gYtfrk flagging, twelve Inches wide, not leas tbsh four lnchee thick, aad In rlecee not lean than three feet long, the top surface tbo well dresaed, and the ends closely Jointed together In all gutters along the curbatones, por I u a muff iooi ., And the rates at whlfh the following work, ex clnle of materials, except the gravel nod sand which may bo required : For setting new curb, Including d reusing, per running foot. For laying new brick pavement, per square yara. For taking up and relaying old brick paie ments, poraquaroyard. lor taking up and resetting old curb, per run ning foot For taking up and telaylog old a tone pave ments, per square yard. For laklug up aud relaying old flag footways, per ho a a re foot. No bid wltl be received which does not Include an oiler for each separate Item of work and ma terials. By law the Mayor la prohibited from awardlnir contracts for tha ubovo work to aaypcrsoaor perauaa wno are out practical pavers. The right to reject any or all bid Is reserved, RICHARD WALLACII, jiai-totbirtfel Mayor, PROPOSALS FOR STATIONERY. Orrica DaroT CoHHissAaror ScbiHsvivci, ) WASHUtoToit, January 13, 146 Pealed Probo-iils. In duvltcnt. will ba re reived al Ibis otllw until TJIUKtfDAY. Januarv 23, 1SW, at 11 o'clock, a. m., for furnishing thla uepoi V7iiu id louowing stationery lor tnree (i) looutba from the lit davof Febroarv. 18tsst Cap Paper, roled aad anraled, to weigh, net iaj- tutu ta Hnnui 10 tuejeani. Letter Paper, ruled and unruled, to weigh not les than 10 ponnds to the ream Letter Paper, ruled aud unruled, to weigh not man w Hiunu to iii ream. Note Paper, ruled and nnruleJ, to weigh not Ie.se than 3 pounds ti the ream. Folio Post, ruled, to weigh not leas than 21 ponnds to the ream. Envelope Paper, to weigh not leas than 24 pounds to the ream. Blotting Paper, to wolgh not leie than 100 pounas io me ream. OfHclal develop) par M, white and bulT, of Ibe loiiowmg suss: aiu, xv, xu, ni-v, s, il.jd.io, xx Id. Letter Envelopes, per M, white and halt, ot the fdllowlng Isua. 10, x3, 86-1, xxl, xx2. Seallug Wax, per pound. Mucilage, lare aad small bottle, per doieo. Ivory Paper Fuldsra, perdosen. Red Tape, Nos 17 and 2J, per spool. l'eu-hulders, asttorted, per doien. Rogers' Erasers, per doseu bteel Pens, GlUott'o. Nos. 30J, 401, 332. .101. Rulers. Lead Pencils Faber's Arnold's genuine Writing Fluid, quarts and Mots, per doisu Arnold's Copying Fluid, quarts aud pints, per III ask Iuk, quats and pints, par dose a. Dovell'aor DaM' Carmluelak, Memoraudnm Book a, aaaortod, per doieo. Blank Uooka, per quire, Cap, Demy, and Me dlum India Rubber, er pound. lukktandK, aaeorted, per doieu bauiplss will bo required, and Mddrra are lu vlted to beVreent at the oneulutf uf ilie ll.l PaymeutH to be load inoolhly.lu such funds aa tu uvitruurgi may inruiu. Proposals to be directed to E T BUIDOES, Jal.1 td Brevet Major C H V OALE OP HARD DREAD, Rested "Proposals. In dnollc.u. will ti. r..al..l attlila oIllM, on WKDNKlDAYS aad SATUHDAYs oi eaen vreea ror an lae enrplne 11AHD UHEAP The brea4 la In boxra of flrtr (V)) poonja each, and In good ahlpplLK order. All punhasea will La delivered on hoard of Iran. porta without esp.nae to to. pnrch...r. tfo propoiale rec.lv.J for le.s th.n twsotv (30) lioxei, uue thomand l,ouu) pmiud 1'avment required on notlflcatlon of accept anee of bid In Uovernmaat fundi. lopoiala ahould be endoraed "Propoiale for nam ureaa, " aaa addreiseu io JAMES CllUUY, dslt-tf Colossi aud C. U. Y "VOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OP CO. I I'Altl.NCKsllll' The copartaerahlp bare toforo exl.ilutt betw..u John Wab.ter and Kob art Caiupb.ll, In ihe hrlrk-maklus bmlnei., un der Ih """ of Wfbilar ll Cniapb.il Is Ihla 31th d.y it Jsou.ry, Itidtl, dl.iolvld rauons h.vlutf ilslina airalnst the said co psrlncriblp, and those Indebled to Ibe eaine, are reiina.led to make settlliueut at uore J.JO Jt JOHN WEll'iTEK. nrn'tTyfffffirfi'TJ a a. m.' o w- izinEBrio vurpxm t. .t jo'tr . 1 o n .3-i If brine. afaTTa,.BOTrra. ar.aa. prafiTniB u 9 i - f rao raa Omnor iniiv i - it i ' irerfi'fli Canur i . . t WaaailOTQaT, . a If. Biui ia Kuovta. haaaiVK' H9D.B ft BaltliaM. aa, r"alla' Is! l,Bf aei,Bia, .aa uuiishi at. pwate, law York. Boetea. aa, tb7 last Wllial.,t.a Raw strl, V. 0.t CharlMtaa. I. 0.1 SaraaBaaj. Oe-r ala) aaa Btw OrlMaa. S.a9,n e. ia i.. rittoaa Baaaver, Oartrsbari, LU' tleeMwa. uaiTlsnar,. CbamBersaarr. aat Ca.. S SO, BJ 7.30 pre Hale. Pa.t uaf.ntra.k Md.t tTllllaaienit,,ra.i IJnJra,Bar.lo,IU.nMUr, aaa aiaaera uip jaf i. aa. ill uuuh 1.30 b War Sutloae oa tha Peaa. a.a 7.9J BJ eivaaia u.Btrai sail. ntit Tttteaarib. ' CotaaibBi,' uiaeiaaau aaa uievaiea. ladlsasp.Ua, Calr., Ckl eafo. Detroit. LoalevlUL Bt. Loala, Tlekinarf, Xlie.1 Mamphli, aaa mbv1I1 J Yroaertek, tiaraer'a let. ' r, fTlaeawl.r. .at la. Jermed)aU potato.. t.M,tal tara i.jup u a.90pra 7.90 pn aaa Fa 8 31pm 7.90 par C.mb.rlaad. aa, wa, eta tloaa Mtweea SaiuaMr. .J P.I.V..I..J a War eUtloaeweatWCaea.' 3 SOp ml b.tlsed.Md. i WBMll.fr, lai ana reraersoarf. V,I JU.s.Tllle. Ohio.....,:... asopm 7.90 pa iMBiPOUfl aia a aaa pra 3ao.m Horfolk, F.rtroae atoarvo, aad Cltr folat, Vs.?... . 7.90, m Elehmond and Petersbar,.' Vs.: DaavlUa, SaMfB, "W.ldon, Oroeaabon, B.UiWT.CharloUa, aad 7 i MI a a 8 30 pm )p. u.iaairoro. n. u. uoiant' Bl., a. m, ai. caattanoora aad Kaox vtlle. TenneeaMt anaal Is, alkaae, Allaala, al. nuj, Maeoa. aad uolam bna, Oeorrtaf Infallaaad Moat, ornery. Ala. War ronton, Calpeper. Or aere, Oordeaevtlle, Caal loUeevllle, StaoaUB. Lvaekknrc. aed all eta. 7 am Uia B.10p m ' tlona oa tba Vlrilala aad t. ToBBaeaoo aiuwtj. Ill A!tD 111 riKSSTLVABIA ATIKDI. bovM BDTTERFIED'8 OVERLAND DIB. PATCH COMPAKT, VIA FOHT BItiT ADD THI OK1AT tetOKT UILLJIOCTI, TO DUTVXR, CXHTBAL CITT AXD THI OBKOOBT COLD M1KU OF COL ORADO TIBB1T0BT. Thla Compear etart for Atchlaoa aad Law. rence, Kanaas, a daUjUaof Xa,re. GeAekM ban, on thorough Braaa-iprlage, .omforUU. aad rooter. (FaiMnfers br lb. ineaoarl Paetie Kaiiroaa iron at. LouU oobbmI with lh.ee Coaebee at LawreaM. The route la through ala. eounlrj .boaadlB, la fame, III., aad ever the laeel natural toad la tha world. llerchaata orderln, roode la the Baal to ro br thle Llae ahoald b. .arefal Bad mark; packa,ea aeroliowit "Via Battirleld'l 0. D. Co. Ixpreee, Atehlaoa. Kaaeaa.' Prlaclpal OOee Ho. u BraUwa,, Mew York. Tor further parttculare aly t. aa, of la. followln, ottcerei SEW TOBE. E, P. BBAT, Prealdoat. Col. J. II. l'CLESTOK, Heeretarr. W. K. KlTCIIE-f, Pradeal Uatlaaal Park Beak, Treasurer. 010. E. COC1C, AesleUat Treaearer. WM. UAHTIN, Osaoral Agsat. ATCIIISOlf, KAViAS. Oea. W. R. BRI WSTIR, Tie. Pneldeat. D. A.BUTTIRrilLD, Oea'l Superlateadnt. MaJ. Oea. A. Mo. V. McCOOE, PalalJLl. oetl.tf fJeadqaartere Atehleoa, Xaaaaa. NATIONAL EXPRESS AND TRANS. rOBTATION COMPAHT. OFFICE AlTb DEPQTt COMMKRCIAL nuiLDI.tO, LOUISIANA AVBNClL betwaea Hlath aad Tenth etraete. This Companj Is bow prepared to d. a rjKMERAL EXPRESS AND TKAXll'OBTATIO.f BUSINESel To and rom New Toik, Philadelphia, Balti more, Wa.hlB.ton, Alexaadrta, Bisk. utoad, P.lersbnr,, Norfolk, Lvach burr, Charlotteavllls, Wlaebee ter, llarrlaoabara, ataantoo, Lexington, Salem, aad llrlitol, lu Virginia; Knoxvllle, TennessM; Weldoa, OolJsboro'. Wilmington, New Beta, Kalelgb, Oreansboro', Sallsbnrr, aad Cb.rlolle, N C. aad to aed from All SlatloB. on the Orange aad Alexandria, Vtr f Inla Central, Vlrglula and Tenaeee.., BleB. inond aad 1'eter.burs;, Peterabmr, aad Weldoa, Wilmington aad Weldoa, Atlantic and North Caroline, Balolgh and Oaatoa, and North C.rolrna Central Ballroade. Aa r.nlitl v a. nn.alkl. tt..TI.. -j , . of the Conipanr will be extended ta OI....U..LU if which doe notice will b. ,lven. The tariff of thar.ee la baaed opoa fair kna. n.troo.ir.. a.1.1. opoa It. large eapllat aed the character of He oBcera and agoato for that public oooldaac. eaieellaltoanccaaa. A. CUAPMAN, d.lB-ljr Aaeal. ADAMS EXPRESS COMPANY. OrFICISU PINNA. AVENUE. branch orrici I1D PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, OPPOSITE WILLABO'g. OIIAT EASTERN, NORTHERN, WESTERN, AND inUTUEBM KIPI1ES8 FOBWABDERI. Mrrchsadla., Uon.7, aad Valaahlea or all klada forwarded with dlipatca to ell eecs.il. e.etlana of th. .on.trv. COLLECTION OF NOTES, DRAFTS AND BILLS mad. la all acces.lt.le parts of the United Sulea, v. v uuaa, Agaal, BeH-tf Washlagtoa, T, C, AT COST. Our liemeae. Assortment of WINTER CLOTIIINa aad FUltNUUIBa OOODS FOB OEMTLIMEN AND B0T8 Is now olared at COST for a Few Wo.ke Oalr prenaralorr lo takla, aa acaoaat of stock. W .Aritf.ll. In.ll. -i.l.. .-1 e. . give us an earlr cell. wall, irirniM co.. . ... '.. reaaerivaaia avenue, b.tvraa JalO Jwlf Ninth aad Tenth etreeaa. f w RAPPINO PAPER JfOR 8AW ,, . v,.,.