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'Wnalilniiton City, I. C
vr. j. MDKTAOir & co, rpnusiiEits.
The Knropcan opinion of the Americans
as a people has never been very flattering or
well defined. Onr countrymen hare more
often been the Subject of coarse caricature
than friendly comment. Foreign tourists
hare proverbially made us the object of their
attempted satire; and ridicule has exhausted
its resources from the feeble gonip of Troi
Lone to the brilliant conceptions of Dickkm
at our expense. Tho ideal American in
England Is tho result of cockney ignorance,
and the lank-limbed, sharp-risaged Jonathan
that figures in tho cartoons of Punch, We
could afford to laugh at the insular or conti
nental misconception of us, as we were gct
ting on Tcry well, and had rattier confirmed
Jalcas of our own Importance, and did not dis
count ourselves at home.
The American character has never been
fully developed, its points never brought
out, its elements called Into being, or Its ca
pacity tested, until the late war. We had been
noted for bargains, for invention, for commcr-
clal genius, for a plethora of eloquence, and for
everything requiring smartness and activity
We were unri ailed In all the hazards ofadren-
ture, and successfully competed in tho fields
of active labor. Hut which was the ruling
race hi this nation tho northerner or the
bou theme r f Which was the most essentially
American; which had tho greatest force of
character; which had the eternal ideas, could
only be worked out in tho great furnace of
affliction and the fiery crucible of civil war.
We think these questions arc now settled,
both at home and abroad. What the a crage
of manhood Is in any nation depends upon
tho opportunities afforded its citizens fur cul
ture, the general enlightenment with which
they are surrounded, and tho type of excel
lence held up for example. This war has
not only settled that the power of numbers
and the victory were with the North, but
that the people educated under free institu
tions have received from those institutions
the most positive characteristics, and are to
Impress tho future and shape the destiny of
this country, and fix the tjpe of our race for
all coming time.
Freo Institutions made the North. Its
character was no more manly, warlike or
heroic than that of the South. Both averaged
the same. But the free sj stein, and unbarred
chances of progress prevalent in tho North,
made more of Its character, produced its su
periority of numbers, its superiority of re
sources, and its ultimate success Nearly all
our legations abroad arc the representatives
of free institutions. The old world kno us
now only through them Those institutions,
since the return of peace, aro extended to
every Jbtatc, and will have their effect in
moulding tho character of the South It
can be said, In truth, that one phase of Ameri
can character is rapidly passing away. No
better commentary on this fact is possible
than the difference in the position and influ
ence of two Americans now m London
GxonoK Pea bo or, a natho of Massachu
setts, with tho sunple advantages of a New
England education, and the indomitable
will and energy which that people bequeaths
to its children, tried his fortune In England
lie amassed wealth; endowed his native
town with legacies ; generously contributed
to the cause of his country while at war ; and
culminated an honorable career by founding
the most munificent chanty for the poor of
London of which there is any record. About
to return to his native land, the Queen of
England extends to him the highest compli
ment within her power; and tho KnglUh
press can scarce find words sufficient to do
him honor. He comes back to America with
the special honors of royalty, the love or
the poor, and tho respect of all Britain as
Ms glory John M Maboy, of Virginia, was
reared In a slave State. He was of the 'best
blood' of that fumed Commonwealth lie
was a pure specimen of the peculiar institu
tion. He bad all the arrogance, Bclf-coinpla-cency,
and contempt for the lower orders
that marked the F. F. V.'s of the olden
time. As a citizen ho was courtly and
aristocratic. As a Senator he was haughty
and imperious ; as a politician illiberal and
proscnptUe He was sent abroad to repre
eent the Southern Confederacy at St James.
At first ho was somewhat. by tho snobs
and the nobility, who, naturally taking the
Bide of oppression, sympathized with the
South He soon lo?t thccharuUcrof a Hon,
and dropped into profound contempt There
ho is to-day ; the confederacy of which he was
the psuedo ambassador is " like the baseless
fabric of a vision," the South, which to him
was an idol, has been shattered to pieces
"Jike a potter's vessel," and the institution
with which It was his pride to be associated,
and around which ho threw the sanction of
divinity Is so utterly destroj cd that no estige
remains Ho still lingers in tho capital of his
English ancestors ; but tho capital which he
was sent to represent fell one jear ago into
the possession of the " hated Yankees ;" and
on the annhersury of its fall twentj thou
sand negroes, with waving bunners and wild
chants, celchruted thur deliverance from
bondage He remains in a strange land, ut
terly without distinction or infltioiue, and
cannot return to the land of u birth but as
a criminal and truitor, suvc 1i the intrc) of
a generous liov eminent. "Look hero on
this picture," of tho loal and munificent
I'kabodt, "and then on tins, of the haughty
rebel Ma no, and who will not Bit) that trea
son is already infamous
Tbaddeus Stevens attempted to add from tigli
teen to twenty thousand dollars a yar to the po
pit's taxes, and give the amount to Forney to belp
support bis Chromtle newspaj-er Congress ii
also proposing to glrs tbe paymasters several mil
lions ftum ifc4 poblta treasury, and Mr 60 rant r
proposes to pUt itill more Into tb purses of tboat
fUXirlDg patriots, tbe Coktbactobi' Ibis li tbt
wsj tb won. j goa Doito Pott .
The ItU means the iron-clad contractors,
whose claims Hviiator Hiifrman, of the Fi
nance Committee, showed to be an exceed
ingly bad precedent,
The various nominations before the Hen
ate cannot bo acted on beforo next week, as
the Senate to-day, without holding an exec
utive session, adjourned over to Monday
As an illustration of tho interest taken in
thU subject by tho people, It may be slated
inai over rorty thousand copies of the elo
quent and national speech of Mr. Has ha, in
the House of Representatives, have been
called for by the public. The closing words,
"Jn the wise economy of nations, ideas are
better than blows and brains better than
blood," should be accepted as the motto of
this great Industrial era.
In the debates on the IMh, Mr, Raymond
spoke to the point on the necessity of the
scientific inquiry, and made some capital ob
servations on the object and meaning of the
Exhibition. Ho touched on some Important
truths Jn few words, perhaps too few. Un
doubtedly "Labor and liberty" arc coming
to govern this earth, and they aro making
enormous strides to power. The Industrial
movements of the age are silently lifting the
people to power in all directions. Indeed,
the corablnatfon of science and labor is anew
power In the world stronger than armies, and
It will surely rule.
Wages are rising every day everywhere,
in spite of the combinations of capital, laws,
or rulers to keep them down, and wages are
wealth, knowledge, and power to tho people;
poverty Is ignorance and servitude.
America, of all countries, should lend a
hand to these great Industrial movements.
They are working a peaceful and permanent
revolution, and if we havo a mission on earth
outside of our borders It Is to aid in elevating
industry to consideration, knowledge, and
dignity, for that alone can give freedom to
Rulers who lend themselves to this exhibi
tion show that they know how to retain
authority, but to suppose they originated
it to honor themselves would be an error.
In their hearts they do not like it; they fear
it; but quick minds make haste to fall In with
these great industrial movements and en
deavor to lead them, localise they perceive
in them the premonitions of the coming
power of labor which cannot be successfully
Many events which contribute to the
progress of civilization originate in the de
signs of men and submit to their guidance,
but others cannot be so readily traced to
that origin; yet they come sweeping on with
ponderous force, regardless of obstacles.
and finally change tho form and structure of
society. These we ascribe to Providence.
ill Congress continue to ignore the true
nature and importance of these great Indus
trial movements, and count out a few dollars
stingily In aid of them, as if doubtful and
half ashamed to be there and half ashamed
to be abscntl Is this sort of action a proper
expression of tho true Interests of the United
States, or is it a correct measure of the in
telligence of the American people of to-day?
If so, the public must revise its opinion, for
at present the world estimates us by a higher
Let us not bo deterred by recollections of
tho contumely which of late has been show
ered upon us in our affliction, that would be
yielding to the eneraj; but rather let us be
fctimulated by the reflection that prosperity
excites jealous) , and rising greatness aw akens
fear It is for us to disregard inferior and
transient considerations of this kind, and to
be present on this important occasion with
the evidences and elements of our future.
Let tho world see us as wo are and judge us
as it may.
e have much to gain, but nothing to
fear except tho vanity which shrinks from
investigation, and the conceit which u fuses
to h am When two ought to meet, and the
mountain cannot move, is H notwise to goto
it! fc
" "DlMjruttUni; Egotism."
Fiirmct said, editorially, in the Chronicle
jestt rday, that tho President's speech to the
colon d peoplo contained "disgusting ego
tism " In the same paper Tornfy gives his
colored brethren und the Senatorial speeches
at the colored mass meeting on the outside
of his paper in small, close type, and devotes
six columns and a half of leaded large typo
on the limde to a milk and-water speech de
livered in Philadelphia b) Joiiv 'YV Fornpv
to the exclusion of the news of the day, w hich
his subscribers puy. for. If this is not "dis
gusting egotism " w hat is it T This is a speci
men of the "I). D.'s" ouarl-cry.
Mr. Joiiv Katov, Jr , of the Memphis,
(Tenn ,) Pott, arrived in town yesterday
Lorij Loke and Hon A. Strut, of Kng-
land, wart among tbt arrivals at AWllarda last
llu IitfD, v Liacoln, Major ofiloston,
li in town
John K. Owknr performed bolou Shingle
Id New York for tbt two bundrtd and flfUtth Unit
od Monday night.
Tut PptcEHa or "Wales is sitting for a
full length portrait In oil, bat as aht la a littlt thin,
a professional model all for tbt arms and neok
Tit NUajar bthlp Cttual.
Mr Pais is has aabmlttad to tht Houit a substl
tatt for the ablp canal blllt which bt inttnda to
pre, which makea provliloa for its construction aa
a miairj work bj tht Government of tht United
Etatei, ai a defence totbt lake citlea and lake com.
torrca against foreign InTaalon, while facilitating
and I ao reusing the commerce of the United States,
It la to bo 105 feet wide at tbt surface, 60 feet at
bottom, and 15 feet deep with locka 275 fttt long
by 40 wile Its construction la placed under the
dlreo Ion of tht Secretary of War, and tht work la
required to bt completed In three years Until
rates of toll shall bt died by Congress, upon reo
ommondatlon of the Secretory during the first year
of Its operation, American vessels shall pae frte,
and f relgn vessels at the same rates as tht Wetland
canal It la provided that the canal shall bo opt
rote J by officers and men of the army
Tht II lctt TIiIuk ! (he High I Place.
Long experience and activt enterprise combined
are tbe indispensable requisites of any firm that
may hope to succeed in furnishing good wines,
liquors, sauoes, relishes, potted meats, and the
thousand and one relishes and delicacies which go
so far toward ameliorating tht difficulties of lift at
the capital Now at tho establishment of E C
Ijer A Co 250 psnnsylvanU avtLut, this combl.
nation is to bt found Mr Dyer and Mr Hum ell
art tburough adepts in the business, and both
their word and their judgment may bt relied on
Implicitly We stalt this with tht utmost oolQ.
dtnet, for tbt benefit not only of invalids, who
may require articles in their line, bat of thostwho
enjoy good health, which they do not wish to suffer
damage from tbt oat of deleterious articles of
Tuts colored platform couldn't stand the
pressure of tht senatorial phalanxWilson, Chan,
dler, Trumbull, Howard, and others on Thursday.
Jlscct tbt crash. Sufftw 1UU c florid boy,
Tht President! Speech to Hie Soldiers anil
I'rei'dtnt Johnson's speech, delivered yesterday
to tbt Midlers and sailors who tolled opon him,
will bt fonnd on tbt first page. It la one of tht
best he has yet uttered, logical and conclusive In
Its reasoning on almost every polot, and bt poors
In upon tho radical camp as hot and heavy a fire as
Sheridan bestowed opon Leo's flying legions at the
battle of Five Forks. Iht fanatical hosts or tho
North fln4 bo noro favor from him In tho Presi
dential ohalr than tht haogbty secessionists did at
tho beginning of tho rtrolation, when bo thundered
at them In tht Senate Chamber
No man, woman or child In tho country should
fall to read this speech. It may bo objected to it,
aa o natter of taste by aomt, that ho refers too
often to his own efforts and I off rings Bat ho
has a right to do this, for when no other or tho
leading ooathern statesmen dartd to face tho
storm, ho stood ont through tho whole, fearless
and nndannted though left alono Again, In hit
fositloD, with all tho hounds of party, as ht bluntly
nl truly expresses It, barking at his heels, bo
mast refer frequently to his post course, in order
to keep tho record fairly before tho poople. iW
(is livtninf CtmmfrtuU.
The New York Ttmtt, editorially, In speaking
of the President s speech to the soldiers and sail,
on, jt
From these grumbler and malcontents tho Pree
Ident appeals to tho people And ho may do so
with confidence Wednesday's gathering was an
anawer to hla rerilers which will carry weight wher
ever the circumstances noderwblch it occurred art
fairly understood. In every part of Ibo land there
aro bravo men whoso hearts will echo the friendly
expressions of which tbo President's speech was an
eloquent bnt tm prompt a acknowledgment Bt their
own lot what It may, they will appreciate tho mo
tives and tbo object of tho recant order) they will
feel that ho who uses his position to promote tho
welfare of thoao who havo earned the nation's grat
ttudt, deserve tho nation's sup port j and thry aro
not unlikely to contrast this thoughtful, unassuming
friendship with the Jealousy and selfishness of his
Radical assail an tf.
Apart from the occasion of this, the latest display
of popular feeling, It Is perhaps natural that our
gallant soldiers aro on tho aide or tht President
Their sympathies aro with the man of action as
against tht men of talk. They know that the dan
gars they encountered wtro In a measure shared by
hlruf they know that ho risked life and all In tht
cause for which the fooght and bled, and they
havo little respect for the opposition of "closet pa
triots and humanitarians."
Tbt New York Trbuntt after traveling over a
half column to find lomtthtng In The Prkiidbkt's
speech to the soldiers and sailors to complain of,
finally concludes that "he talks plausibly and
Hon. Green CUrftnlth'aMltllla 11111.
Tbt "bill to provide for tho national defence by
establishing a uniform militia and organising an
active militia force throughout tho United States,"
Introduced In tbe Blouse by Mr Skith, on Thurs
day, has tht samt title as Senator WiLsis'smUltla
bill, and copies most of Its provisions and phrase
dogi but a essentially different In several partlcn.
lara of mora or less importance.
Adopting tho provision for tho enrolment of able
bodied male " persons " between the ages of 18 and
45, It adds another to tht first atctlon, to make It
the doty of Tnn Priiiobxt to direct tbt Governors
or States to appoint officers to make tbttnrolment
The classes exempted aro the samt, except that
Mr. Smith adds ministers of tbe Gospel.
In tbe clause defining the duty of the Adjutant
General of militia, ho la required to furnish sep
arata sets of blanks ttt tht enrolment of whites and
Tbt provision making pay and rations or inllUIa
called Into active aervlco tbt samt at in tht regular
army la left out.
Tbo organliatlon of tbt active militia force Is
left to States, " under such organisation as may be
directed by tbo Executive thereof " Bnt one rrg
Imtnt Is authorised for two congressional districts,
except when a State baa but one district. Wilson's
bill provides for ont to each district. Tho ages be
tween which, enrolment la made are eighteen and
forty fire, instead of twentyne and thirty five, as
InWiLSOi's bill. And the turn of enrolment la
three years, Instead of six.
Tbfss aro tht principal points of difference in
tht two bills, and rtlatt mainly to tht distinctions
ruadt between white and colored persons, and to
tbt authority or States over details of organ-
Fin Arte.
An audience composed of the very tUu of the
city attended at Seaton IIa.ll last night, when Mr.
BitBfl adt gave a private view of his picture of
Mount Hood Wt notlct that Air Bierstaot'b
pictures aro always popular with tbt ladle a They
appeal atroogly to the feelings, at the same time
that they Instruct and Improve the mind. Mount
Hood Is In Oregon, just north of the Columbia
river, where a number of these giant mountains
form one of tbt most striking features of the
country They rise, grand and majestic, into tht
atmosphere of perpetual snow, and stand like spectre
watchers guarding the great gates to tbt vast
country beyond Mount Hood Is the most conspicu
ous of these Pacific Alpa for Its clear outlines and
peculiar conformation It Is named after an Eog
llsh Admiral, who made one of tbt early voyages
along tht Pacific coast There la In thla picture
the same bold and masterly handling of mountain
scenery seen In former pictures by the same artist
If anything, tbe tone of Ibis one Is mora quiet and
aubdued, and tbe offset grand, solemn and Impres
sive. The sky Is remarkably clear and tender, and
tbe atmosphere of that variety aeen no where else
in this country. It Is a picture to be seen and
studied long and thoughtfully, for It illustrates
with striking force one of the most Interesting fen
tures or our country. Tbt deep, dark stream cut
ting through tht mountain gorges in tbe middle
ground is the Columbia river The highest tribute
we have heard paid to this picture waa by one or
our Senatore, who resides within sight of Mount
Hood He says it reminds him ro much of home
that he wanta to go and contemplate it every morn
ing We underatand that It is Mr Bicrstadt's
Intention to send bis picture to Paris, to bt ex
blbittd at tbt World a Fair It will rtmalnon tx
hlbltlon at Seaton Hall during next week, tho pro
ceeds to bo given to Bt Ann's Orphan Asylum
Coat of Pabllo Print lag1.
Mr Stive is' bill, reported from tbe Appropria
tion Committee, gives $115,000 to supply the de
ficlency of tht present year in tbo appropriation for
pabllo printing, for paper, $150,000, for binding,
$93,000 It also authorises tht appointment by
tht Superintendent of a clerk of class four This
makes tht extra appropriation $6fll,fi00.
Military Instruction in Industrial Colleges,
Mr Lvmth's bill, Introduced into the ilourt,
authorises tht Secretary of War to detail a compe
tent army officer, on application from the trustees
of the now Industrial colleges, to Instruct the stu
denta in military tactics, to such oxtent as tbe
college may prescribe
Tito Pottnibaterot Ilarrlelmrfr,
Tho gallant cavalry General Kmiie, who was
nominated to tbo Senate some daya since to Lt
postmaster at Harris burg, has neither been con
firmed or rejected, as reported His cue baa not
been acted upon
Tun bulla in Wall atreet bavt been try log to
raise gold as high as possible, In order to give them
a margin for profit when It drops under tbt weight
of tht May interest.
Istibsal reyehoi becsifts yesterday amount
ed to 1U7,021 IT
Nsvsn beforo within our remembrance, says tbe
Ntw Orleans Vtcayutu, has vegetation come for
ward In Louisiana so tarly or so luxuriant Wo
bad, Indeed, nothing that could bo called "win.
ter," and tbo few days tvtn whtn tbe mercury fell
lowest tbe btavenly vault was day and night
clotbed with cloudy lining and tht most delicate
flowers wars not harmed. Aod tbua, throughout
tht revolving atasoas, bare they continued peren.
olally to bloom, knowing neither cold nor frost,
nor autumn, nor winter, In unvarying beauty, tbe
whole year through Only In tho early spring time
did they put forth new buds and blossoms and
gather new moisture, to live a new life and put on
brighter and gayer colors, and proudly wssr " ths
trembling psuli of iprUg "
Tht Commissary Department.
Wo aro pleased to learn that A K Clark, lata
brevet lieutenant eofonet and O. 8 of volunteers,
for so loffx chief or tbe Commissary Btpartment of
thla city, has received an appointment as second
lieutenant In tbt SJ U 8. artillery (regular atr
vice ) CoL Clarke took charge of tht department
In this city to May, 1801, and continued In charge
untUJanuary, I860 During thla period tbe fol
lowing will ahow tht Immense amount of bust.
nest transacted under his supervision Tbt rations
Issued were at follows
Pork, 41,9gi.733r equal to 167,4 l.lli,
Hard Bread, 63,601,719, tqual to 1,070,034
Coffee, 67,&80,837 equal to 7,0flfi 443 lbs.
Sugar, fl4,84o,740 equal to 14,227.011 lba
Bolt Bread, (baked,) 24,415,432) equal to 163,.
873bbls flour.
The largest number of rattona of soft bread is
sued in any one day waa 180,000, when tbe depot
at Alexandria woa supplying tht great arm lea or
Sheridan, Eherman, and tho army of tht Potomac
There were lasued 67,763 head or beef cattle, of
which number 30,023 bead wtro shipped to City
Thore were 1 313 vtirels leaded and 12,338 pars,
while tht number of tbe first unloaded woo 1,201,
and of tho latter 7234 Journal,
uiely tht proper management of such vast
amount of army subsistence Is as creditable to Its
way as to win battles.
John Q. Harris, of Kentucky, convicted of vio
lation of tbo Internal revenue laws, and sentenced
to pay a fine of $600 Horace L. J ones, of Mich
igan, convicted of embeiillng from tbe mails, sen
tence 1 to ten years imprisonment! Wallace W.
Whtttttaey, of tbe District of Columbia, convicted
of abstracting public records from the United
States Treasury Department, and sentenced to pay
a fine of $1,000, and stand convicted until tbo lino
waspildj George W.Townssnd, of Massachusetts,
convicted of attempting fraud on tbt enrolment
division of tho provost marshal's office, and sen
tenced to three years' imprisonment, have been rar
doned by the President. Also, tht following special
cases under tbt first and thirteenth exceptions On
tbt 18th Instant four Texans wtro pardoned, and
yesterday one from Louisiana, two from Kentucky
and cot from Texas Wblttltsty' who has been
tight months In confinement, was pardoned because
Imprisonment had destroyed his health and his lift
waa endangered.
m "
Prlxt Caeca.
Tht action of tht Secretary of tho Treasury In
suspending tbt payment of prist money Is conse
quent upon tho paasagt of tbe resolution recently
adopted by the House of Representatives, and that
was cauied by tbt fact that In tho cast of the Uni
ted Elites vs steamer Grey Jacket and cargo, now
pendttg Inthe Supreme Court, Gen B F Butler.
who is of counsel In tht cause, has raised tht point
that the act of July 13, 1661, takea all captured
property belonging to cltliena of tht Insurgent
States out of tht law of war, and subjects It to con
fiscation under an act in which the government ex
ercises Its sovereign power Hon. C iLsa Gumma
ha written an opinion sustaining this action by tht
Poet Oflleo Department
Tho Postmaster General yesterday ordered sev
eral Important contracts for service In Georgia,
Arkansas, and IouIslana which were not disposed
of at tht regular letting
At Urbsoa, Frederick county, Maryland, Thos
A Smith la appointed postmaster, vice Columbus
W Windsor, removed
Virginia offices reopened Dapries Old btatlon,
Charlotte county, T. B Morris, postmaster
Siaita, Caroline county, Edward Vaugan, post
master At Chester, Chesterfield county, Mrs Marion
Phillips Is appointed postmistress. liceB F. Llnd
sey, fulled to bond
Freed mene AfTalre lu Florida
Brevet Colonel T W Osborn, Assistant Commls
sioner of Freedmen's Affairs for tbe State of Flor
ida, undtr date of Tallahassee, April 11, informs
MaJ Gen O O Howard, that tbo labor eyatem of
tbt Stitt baa undergone no change alnct bla last
report, and that tht freed people are universally
worklrg well, generally under written contracts,
and for good wages The Assistant Commissioner
says every effort has been made to learn whether
there were any vagrants among tbo freed people,
but he has failed to find any snob, either in tbe
towns or country, and etefy where tbt planters need
more field bands than they hare employed
Military Order lleaclmted.
Tbe general order mustering out of service on
tht 30th Instant Brevet Major Gent al Georn J.
Dianoaru, urtrei .Major uenersl Joan U- Kollnsoo,
and Brevet Major General William T Bartlett, has
been saspeudtl until further orders
Tho Revenue
Tht receipts of tht Government for three quar
ters of the year amount to $80,600,000 more than
the entire receipt a of Me choU year next preoedlog
The Douglaa Monument Correspoutlenco
wills Secretary Seward,
Tbt following correspondence has passed between
tbo Bo ird of Trustees of the Dovolas Monument
Association and Secretary Sewabd
Leiciho Uarchtl, ISM
To tfulltn William H Bttcant, Xtcntary tif Hale,
Sir Tbt undersigned, the Board of Trustees of
the Douglas Monument Aa'ooUtion, would most re
pec t folly Intlte you to be present and deliver tbe
oration on tbe occasion of laying the corner-stont
of the proposed monument In honor of tbo late
(senator uougias
Profoundly appreciating your eminent abilities
aa an orator, statesman, aod patriot, and also your
I persona acquaintance with Mr Douglas, being eo
, temporaries lu the Senate of the United Slates for
so long a period, it is earnestly hoped that your
public duties and health will permit you to accept
the Invitation hereby respectfully tendered
It is tho inteotion to lay the eorntr-stont In tbo
I city of Chicago, on tho giound recently purchased
by iht Sttte ol Illinois, some time during the month
of May or Junt next
int trustees would be pleased, however, to c n
form to your own convenience u to iht prtcUt
day, should you consent to confer upon them and
the object tbe honor of your presence
Jamea Dnggsn, John B Turner,
William B Ogden, Thomas B Bryan,
Bold A Gage, MUIIamU Uundy.
JiboL Wll on, Samuel W Fuller,
Win. A Ulcbardson, William Birry,
Sumuel II Treat, JobnM Douglas,
Jau.es C Allen, r C Mierman,
John D Caton, John Dement
NH bewaud a rterLT
DsriMTXtNTor Stats. (
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To tht Rlyt R,t Jtutt Itugym V b , u aJ ftfuri.
LMeuyi, Jtituutt
Genti it mci 1 have receded your kind letter of
the 224 u timo It Informs uo of tbe urpoeo of
the Douglas Monument Association to lay, In tbe
month of May or Junt next, the corner stotie of the
I ropuied monument In hnor ol tht late gouatur
Douglas, und that the aiioclatlon has been pleated
to Invite me to deliver tho oration on that oaoaelon.
In reply, I may Inform you that I should oonmder
It an agreeable duty to accept this Invitation,
which d es not exaggerate the regard in which I
hold tbe memory of btephen A Duugtua The last
of his d-tys in Washington werotmiloyed In con
sultatlon with President Lino In A'U myself in or
gaulilng the rcslitance to disunion Unless two
events, which are now mentioned, should coucur
hereafter I coul 1 not expect to be ublo to aioume
the proioied duty at a time so early as Mayor
June lirst, my returning health must beautne
more distinctly established, second, official duties
must bocomt less exaotlng X present, I am pre
vented, tbertfore, from making a promise which
depend so materially upon the future for Its reali
satlon Believe me to be, gentlemen, your very obedient
errant, Willuii II Jewabd
Judge Sm alley-, of Buffalo, haa decided that the
fourteenth seotlou of tbe revenue law was not re
troactlre In Its effect) that the assessor having re-
tnm,l kl II.. . ....... - ll. .. .11. .n. I...
no power to Institute a frtsh inquiry or compel tbe '
production of books and papers I
E M Fiboeb, a banker at Princeton, Illinois,
undertook to oomintt suloldt by shooting himself,
on Saturday, while alone in his banking room He
flrtd two pistol shots Into bis head. Tus wguodi
art belitred not to bt fstal,
xxxixtii conaiiKsa-FiiisT arcs m on
Fbidat, ArntL 29, J 85(1.
A number of petitions were presented and sp-
prupnaieiy rvieireu
tbe PAtiriC RAit.nnin
Mr Howard asked that tho Committee on tbe
Paclfio Batlrood bt discharged from tht furtbtr
consideration of a bill to aid in tbt construction of
tut Poo them branch or tho Paclfio railroad, upon
tbt ground that tht committee art or opinion lb it
do lunoer pecuniary obligations ougm 10 bt as
sumed by Ibe Government to aid In the construc
tion of the branches of the Union Paclfio railroad.
T,be committee was discharged as requested
Mr Howard, from tho Committee on tha Paalfln
Railroad, reported tht joint resolution extending
tbe time for tbe construction of tbe first section of
toe western 1'aolQo railroad, with an amendment)
which was agreed to, and the resolution was then
"kiwaidb orvum
On motion of Mr. Wilson, tht Joint renolutlon
manifesting the sense of Congress towards tbt offi
cers and seamen of tht vessels, and others, engaged
In tht rtscut or tht officers and soldiers of the
army, the passengers, and the officers and crew of
ine sieamsnip ban jrranoisoo from perishing with
that vessel, was taken up It provides that tho
Prosldtnt shall procure three valuable gold medals,
with aultable devices, to bo presented to Captain
Crtlghton, of tht ship Three Bells, of Glagowi
Captain Low, of tho bark Ktlby, of Boston, and
Captain Stouffer, of tbt ship Antarctic, oa testimo
nials of national gratitude for their gallant con
duet In rescuing 600 Americana from tbe wreck of
tho steamship San Francisco
Mr Johnson offered an amendment to pay
$50,000 to tbe officers snd crews of tho threo Tea
sels for tht part taken by them In tbe rescue, the
same to bt distributed bv tht President, ths r.
ward to bo proportioned according to tht effort
Mr. Johnson garo an account of tho heroism and
gallantry of tbe rescuers, ul tht losses sustained
by them.
Tbo amendment was agreed to, and tht Joint
resolution was then passed.
Tbo unfinished bustnere of yesterday, being tht
bill to amend tbt act relating to the kabta rorput,
was taken op, tht ponding question being on tbt
amendmtnt of Mr Edmunds, excepting States
where martial law did not pre rail from the provis
ions of the bill
Tht yeas and nays having been ordered on this
amendment, it was duagretd to by tbe following
YeasMessrs Bookalew, Cawan, Doollttlt, Ed
munds, Guthrie, Hendricks, Johnson, MoDougall,
Nesmttb, and Saulibury10.
Kays Messrs. Anthony, Chandler, Clark, Con
near, Crarln, Creswell, Foster, Grimes, Henderson,
Howard, llowe, Klrkwood, Lane of Indiana, Lane
of Kansas, Morgan, Nye, Pomeroy, lUmscy, Sher
man, Bpregue, Stewart, Sumner, Trumbull. Van
Winkle, Wadt, Wllley, Williams, Wilson, and
Yates Z9
Mr Saolsburr moved to amend hvtlrtltn nt
tbt aevtnth section, which Is as follows
AiulU tt further tnatttd. That If tht State court
shall, notwithstanding tht performance of all things
required for tbt removal of tht case to-tho circuit
court aforesaid, proceed further In said ciuie or
froiocnllon before aald certificate Is produced, then
n that case all such further proceedings shall bt
void and of none effecti and all parties, Judges,
officers, and other persons thenceforth proceeding
thereunder or by color thereof, shall be liable In
damages therefor to the party aggrieved to be re
covered by action in a court or tbt Statt having
proper Jurisdiction, or la a circuit court or tht
United Stales for tbe district In which such further
proceedings may nave been bad, or where tbe party,
officer, or other person so offending shall bo found,
and upon a recovery of damages In either court the
parties plaintiff shall be entitled to double costs
Mr Saulsbury said this section was plainly un
constitutional, and if he was a Judge of a court In
his State be should not obey It.
Mr Clsrk said bt ahould not baTt mad ht fur.
ther remarka upon thla bill but for tbo character of
the utterances of tbe Senator from Delaware, Mr
Saulsbury They had had enough of this kind of
lata lot oen at or una used too same languagt
when the Civil Blghta hill waa passed, and It was
time that rebellion, which had been crushed out
side, should cease its volet in thla Chamber Tht
tnator haa aeen proper to rise here and repent
again and again that be will oppose the authority
of the Government
Mr Saulsbury said ht had merely Riven btsorln
Ion that this section was unconstitutional) ht had
expressed no sentiments of rebellion, no intention
of resisting tbe authority of tbe Government, and
be asked by what right tbe Senator from New
Hampshire Mr Clark) took upon himself to lecture
Senators on this floor for their opinions. There
was nothing In that Se,nator,morally,lntellcatuBlly,
or physically that gave him a right to talk In such
a manner
Mr Clark said be had no wish lo lecture tho
cenaior, ami did not claim any superiority, mor
ally, Intellectually, or physically, over any ont
but bo lovtd bla country, and would stand by It
against all assailants Ho thought It waa time
that all should know that tbe power of the Federal
Government was supreme, and must be obeyod
Mr. Saulsbury aald he bad not supposed that
any mind here was so obtuse as to charge t man
with being rebellious because he stated his opinion
that a law waa In violation of tbe Constitution,
The tlmt had gone by when men wert to bo
charged with disloyalty merely because be hap
penel to disagree with partyoplnlons ile did not
intend to submit to any such aspersions upon hla
mitlva, and be desired tht Senator from Ntw
Hampshire to be more careful In tht future
Mr. Clark said he meant nothing disrespectful to
the Senator from Delaware, but be certainly bad
nothing to take back Ht should characterlit
things just as they occurred to blm
Mr Hendricks was unablt to aeo any thing In
the remarka of tbe Senator from Delaware to call
forth such a response from tbe Senator from New
Hampshire Tbe Scnatir from Delaware was of
ine opinion mat tne section was unconstitutional,
and he (Mr II ) entertained tht samt opinion. Ht
did not think that a Judge should bt subjsct to
punishment beoaust he acted acoordlog to consci
entious convictions of hla duty. He desired to
know of the Senator from New Hampshire what
necessity there was for this provision
Mr Wilson said there were three thousand oases
pending against officers of the Government for acta
dona in the discharge of their dntv In iHKtt
courts of Kentucky
Air liars; aatd tuet one or these S'ate courts had
refuse 1 to admit in justification orders from supt
rior officers of tbo Union army, but accepted them
when from tbe rebel army. Too legislature of Ken
tucky had DOSSel a law oroteetlinr mhul nfflara
from the consequences of acts dooe by them during
tbo war, aod when a resolution was introduced to
extend tho samt protection to Union officers it was
voiea aown
Mr Doollttlt would suggest a substitute to the
Senator from Delaware, which bo thought would
meet bis views Ho would move to strike out the
word "Judges" In tbe 4th section It certainty Is
a novel com to punish a judge for refusing to Issue
a writ or decide upon a question actually before
Mr. Trumbull said It was not a novel thing to
punish a Ju Ige in such eases There were both btate
and federal laws providing fur it Mr Trumbull
read from Chancellor Kent and other authorities
to support his position
Mr Doolittleaald theSenator from Illinois, (Mr
Trumbull,) had set down with an Idea that bis ar
gument wssconcluslre, but he had not real j touched
upon the point adranoed by him (Mr D ) He (Mr
D ) dldiuslst that it was a novel proceeding to hold
a judge responsible for a judicial act
Mr Trumbull aald the Senator from Wisconsin
had once told a story of a jusl'co of the peace to
whom after rendering a decision, on attorney ha I
read from Blaobston a Commentary a dlflerent
ruling upon a similar case Tht justice wlched to
know whether the attorney desired to mako Mm
out lo tbt wrong 'Ol), no," said tho attorney;
' but I only wlihed to show what an old fool Blaok
stone was ' i ell, Mr President, I will read from
Chanoeltcr Kent to show that Judges have been
punlshtd for judicial acts, not that I exect
lo chtnge the opinion of the Senator from U Uon
sin, Mr Doollttle but only to show what a fool
Chancellor Kent was laughter Mr V then
cited tbe case alluded to by him
Mr Cowan said that tht fact that this was a
Government of delegated powers seemed to bt en
tlrely lost sight of Gentlemen come here who,
when reminded of this fact, snickered and laughed
Well, they had a right to Uo this There wtfnotb
Ing la the Constitution to prevent a man from
making fool of himself) but U was asolemn thing
after taking an oath to support the Constitution
to take the ground that was now adranoed,
Tht discussion was further continued by Messrs
Howard, Doolittle, and Johnson
Mr Johnson said perhaps It may bev less objec
tionable to amend tht act as auggested by the Sen
otor from Wlsoonsln, but be knew of no reason why
a judge should not be punished as well as a subor
dinate officer He (Mr J believed In the propriety
01 Buspeuaiug ine naoeoi corpus wntn toe rebellion
commenced, because he believed that without the
suspension of the writ lt would be Impossible to
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pu. uuwu mi reoeuiou a eany as it snout mr wm
good of tbe country, and tbt good of humtaily,
CUsf Joj.loi Tint hid decided thst. 11 writ I
could not be suspended without tha a.nthoritv nf
4 Cougress, and he Mr. J bad written an article
repeouuuy amertng rrom tnat fereat Jurist Tht
Supreme Court would probably sustain bis Mr.
J's J opinion, but It might nou This ahowtd tha
necessity of passing some act or this kind.
Mr Doollttle again advocated tht exclusion of
juJfr.es from tht penalties prescribed.-'
Tht question waa then taken on tht amendment
or Mr Doollttle) whloh wat disagreed to.
Tho amendment or Mr Saulsbury, striking out
tht fourth section, was then disagreed to
Mr Edmunds offered an amendment, to follow tht
end of tht first section, making It the duty of tht
Secretary or War, In aoy suits or proaecutlons com.
Ing within tht provisions of this act, to carry on
tht same at tbe expense of tht United States, and
to Indemnify Jht plaintiffs or respondents for all
Mr Sherman fold this would be rather an ex
pensive operation for tht United Slates
Mr Williams aald tbe effect of this amendment
would be to encourage litigation. There would
also bo danger of oottusion between the plaintiff and
After soma dtsouiston, tht amendment was dis
agreed to
Mr. II we offered an amendment making It the
daty of tbt Attorney General and the several
United Stales district attorneys, In all oases to
which this act applies, to defend such cases at tbe
request of tht respondents
Mr Doollttle offered an amendment that In such
States and Territories where martial law did not
prtvatl.and the civil courts wert In foil operation,
such order shall bt prima facta a defense, provided
that It was not maliciously or oppressively done.
The question waa then taken on tne amendment
of Mr Howe, which was disagreed to.
Mr Hendricks offered an amendment by striking
from the provisions of the bill acta dona matt.
ctously or with cruel or unnecessary severity," on
wnicn noTiemanaoiuieyeas ana nays, wnten being
ordered, tht amendment waa agreed to by a vote of
18 to 18.
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, u' ntki nuiiunn mi BUjaiiuuiVDi, DU lot
bill woe then panel Messrs Buekaltw, Guthrie.
Hendricks, and Saulsbury In tht negative.
Tht bill has been heretofore published by us 1
On motion of Mr Clark, It was resolved that
whon the Senate adjourn. It bo to meet on Monde v
On motion of Mr. Sorairao. the Senate then ad.
Mr. Boll ins, of Ntw llampshlra, from tht Com
mltteo on Accounts, reported tht following
Jletoivttf. That tho Serreant at Arms bo allowed
to employ an additional clerk In his office from and
after tht first day of April, I860, at a salary of one
hundred snd twenty five dollars per month
The resolution, after a brief discussion, was
agreed to
Mr Ward, from tht Committee on Pensions, re
ported a bill for tbe relief Ishmael Day. He ex
plained that the object of the bill was to make some
provision for tbt declining years of an aged patriot
who had planted the American flaa In frontyof his
house In Marjland and whtn tht same was torn
down by ont of the rebel raiders under Gltmor had
shot tho raider dead, In consequence of which hla
houso and all Its contents bad been destroyed, and
be himself driven forth a homeless and penniless
wanderer. In this war tht old man had lost all
he had In tbo world, amounting to between seven
and eight thousand dollars Ihe committee were
In the habit of rejecting, as a general rule, all
claims for losses resulting from tbt war, but they
considered this a cast of peculiar merit and hard
ship, and in tbe bill just reported proposed not to
reimburse the claimant for bla lose, but aim ply to
allow biro, during bis few remaining years, tbe
small pension of 4121 CO per annum, payable stml
annually, that being the interest of the amount of
his Iom Mr. Ward said bt thought It tbt doty of
this House to testify In this practical manner Its
appreciation of tho singular derotlou to the flag
which this old man bad exhibited lit hoped that
the bill would pars without a dissenting voice
Tbt question being taken, the bill passed yeas
106, naya 13.
Tht remainder of the morning hour was consumed
In tht consideration of bills or a private character
reported from tbe Committee on Claims.
The House then wen Pin to Commltttt of the
Whole on tht bill making appropriations to supply
deficiency In tht appropriations for the publlo
printing, and, alter a short time spot In the con
st leratlon thereof, tbo eommtttet rose and reported
the bill, without amendment, to the House
Tht House then took up tbe bill, and, under tbe
operation of tht previous question, the same pasted
without amendment
The following Is n copy of the bill as passed
Am act maklngappropriatlon to supply deficiency
Inthe appropriation for the publlo printing for
the year ending Junt thirtieth, eighteen hundred
and sixty six
1U if $uatltd htflk Senate and llouu of Itrprt
ientuCivtMoftka United States of Amertra tu Con
greet attemlteJ, That tht following sums be, and
the same are hereby, appropriated to supply defi
ciencies In the ar propriation for tht publlo printing
for the year ending thirtieth of June, eighteen hun
dred and rlxty-slx, out of any money in the treas
urv not otherwise appropriated
To supply a deficiency Id tht appropriation for
tbe publlo printing, ont hundred and fifteen thou
sand dollars
To supply a deficiency In the appropriation for
paper for the public printing, four hundred and
fifty thousand dollars
lo supply a deficiency In the appropriation for
tht 1 ublic binding, ninety fire thousand dollars
And tho Superlntendest of tht Publlo Printing Is
hereby authorittd to employ an additional clerk,
of class four.
The House then resumed tho consideration of tbe
bill to reorganise and establish the Army of tbo
United Slates, tho pending question being on the
thirteenth seotlon of the same
After some discussion and tbe adoption of various
amendments, tht thirteenth section was agreed to
In the following furm
Slc. 13 Aud U 11 further $narted, That the Ad
jutant Gcreral's Department of the Army shall
hereafter consist of the officers now authorised by
law, and their rank shall bt aa follows, vis Ont
Adjutant General, with tht rank, pay, and emolu
menu or a brigadier general) four Assistant Adju
tant Generals, with the rank, pay, and emoluments
of colonels of cavalry 1 five Assistant Adjutant Gen
erals, with tho rank, pay, and emoluments of lieu
tenant colonels of rarnlrvi and ten Asdstant Ad.
Jutant Generals, with the rank, pay, and emolu-
uivmi ui majors 01 cavairy
The fourteenth section waa then taken up, con
sidered and agreed to without amendment, aa fol
lows Sec 14 And be tt further enacted. That there
shall be four inspectors general of the army, with
the rank, pay and emoluments of colonel of cavalry,
and four assistant inspectors general, with tht rank.
pay and emoluments of lieutenant colonel if cat alryj
one of whom shall be specially assigned to duty as
Inspector of cavatrvt and two assistant IniDactore
general, with tht rank, pay and emoluments of ma
jors of cavalry
iueuiiecntu section was then taken up for con
sideration, discussed at some length and variously
amended It was finally agreed to in tbt follow
ing form
bxc IS And be it further enaetetL That lha Bn.
reaoof Military Justice shall hereafter consist or
ont Judge advocate general, with tbe rank, pay and
emoluments of a brigadier general, and one assist,
ant Judge advocate general, with rank, pay and
emoluments of a colonel of cavalrvi and tbt aald
Judge advocate general shall receive, revise and
bsio records J tht proceedings of all oourts martial.
cuuru ui inquiry, anutmimary commissions, aoa
shall (erform such other duties as have heretofore
teen error me d by me judge auvocatt general
oftbtarinv And of tbe Judee advocates now In
office, there may be retained a number ntt exceed
ing ten, 10 tie seiente 1 by tne Secretary or War, who
shall perform their duties unler the direction of
the Judge udvooatt general until otherwise provided
by law, or until tbe Secretary of War decides that
their services may be dispensed with
Tht slxlconth section of tbt bill (regulating Iht
organisation of the Quartermaster's Deartmeni)
nas then taken up and discussed at length, and
wnd I ne tht consideration thereof tha further enn.
slderaliou of tht subject was postponed
Mr M Her, of Pennsvlvanla. from lha Commltta
on Houds and Cauals, reported a bill to ascertain
the practicability or establishing steamboat navi
gation ffoiu tbe Chesapeake bay aod the mouth cf
the busqutbanuah river to Lake Ontario, which was
ordered to bo printed and recommitted
Anl the House then, after ordering that tht ses
slon of to morrow (Saturday) should bt let apart
for debate only, adjourned
Tlie Future Klug euU (iueen of Buglatul,
n jkjduuu leuer vuuiatua me loiiowing
Londoi. Baturdav. Aurll 7. I8flftEtP Mon
day was a great day In England and Scotland
There was a grand review of twenty thousand vol
unteers at Brlghtoo, attended by tbt future King
and Qaetn of Lngland, as tor papers hare suddenly
taken to oalllrg tU Prince and Princess of Walea
There waa tht great speech or Mr Carlyle, at Kdln
burgh, aspeeoh which fills five colutns and a half
otU Ttmee, chlafiy on tht virtue of alienee Then
V,,uv iivrn, uu.hu VU VU9 TiriU0. B114Q0 1011
miriy uiouiaDd people went to tbt Crystal raises,
twenty thousand to tbt Zoolorleol Cardans, and
i0J tbt ether tolUloci wbiitvcr thsy pleased,
Tbe Esn or tbe Bassets FesiABs .Wa say
"tht end" became we set no other result, If tht
brave words of last evening are to be translated
Into deeds Tht Roberts Fenians held a meeting
last evening. Col Koborts, the head centra, made
aspetob, In which ht said he was lick of spoeeh
maklng, and longed to sea tko boys In tho field Ha
never opened his lips that ht did net feel somethlnr
like a guilty thing He added.
" Wo are going to cany tho war Into Iht enemy's
camp. Wo art going to fight England 2,000 nllos
from her bast where there aro Fngllsh laws, Eng
lish msglstrates, and EortWh hate of Ireland, and
no power can stop us. When I say this I mean It
for tht American Government. I know that It will
bo perfeetly neutral. Wo are not going to go on tht
border and hefd sham convention, saying to tha
enemy, Look out for jour eye, because wt aro ro
Ing to hit you there Wo ean eroas tht border
silently, and the United States troops will rush down
when wt art across, to look after us and bid us
Tbo hit at tht Ea (port netting, whtrt Cana
da la captured by resolution, wos.wormly received t
' This la tha lest tlmt that I shall staid on a pub
lic platform until a blow shall havo been struck for
Ireland. If you lore your country and havo confi
dence In vs, appoint jour committees, send men to
txamtno our books, they ore always open, and with
this assurance will you not sustain us T Then If
yon do, I pledge you that that flag shall never
wave over a platform again until it shall hart
waved over a field of victory."
Now let tht Government step In and "bag" Col.
Roberts, and so put an end at once to hla speech
making, and bis threats of personal violence toward
Groat Britain
A Fenian Senator, Mr. Morrison, of Missouri,
also r poke. 1ft said 1
"Tha cheers ho heard to night wert tht moat
grateful sounds be ever heard. They wert tht lost
cheers they would hear before the battle The So
ns te hart deeldtd thla to bt tht lost publlo meet
ing they would colt, and not only that, but they
havo decided that thty would not again hold an
other private meeting under tbe Stars and Stripes
of America. Wo bavt left our families, our friends,
and sworn that wt shall never see them again until
that flag Is unfurled on a fair field of battla "
The Senate has done wisely. If they have con
cluded to meet no mora In publlo or private, wo
can ondu-u tbt terrible uncertainty of tho next few
days, darina: which the flat? Is unfurled by these
-who hara bid farewell to their families
IT these bravo words mean anything they mean
real war. and our authorities should set to It at
onet that tht battle field Is on this side of tho lice,
between tht boys In bint and thoat In green who
would desert tht land of their adODtton to " raise a
shindy" In tht Canadaa New York Comneremt
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r-Mutiun Mount' Pllt Halve- Valnal.l
Remedy ht that Dlsae j also, a Consumption Dsatroy-
r, and aa Entire Cur for the Bronchitis, Asthma, e j
caa b found at Stott's Drug Store, oppoalt National
listen oilman's, near Metropolitan Hotel Ford's, cor
ner of Eleventh and Ptonajlvtafaaveaaei KatwUle's.
corner of Twelfth aod rennsylvaol nvaa Elliott's,
cornel of T aod Twelfth streets) Uarbaugh'a, corner of
Seventh and 0, Jail tf
4771 hereby certify that 1 hitr used Mrs.
Houot a Salve, for what I known aa th camp Itch It
had th ffcl to cur It la a vary short time This was
daring the war, la the year ISM, and 1 avail myself of
the first oppoitualtv to glv my teallmony lu behalf of
her valuable solve. ThU certificate I give voluntarily.
T T Untloo to the Metal and Heavy Hardware branch
of oar huelneia. (including Csrrlace and Wheel Stock )
from aud after thla date we will offer ourent re Block of
HARDWARE nt cot, with axpenaee added
Tu dealeri nod others who, under the constant Batta
atlons of th market, sr vowtlllnr ti carry heavy
ht ci i, an excellent cnanc Is Lere offered to buy small
quantities at wholesale r' e
junn K BJjYAaB at cu,
p3l eoltn 3UPonoylvRnla Avenue
8ICOXD.lIli(U riAHOg,
it t rgtla nog lag from A to I J0O, on roootblT ray.
lu.n. Julllt r SLLIs,
. 80S r.nniTlviuU ftvaoa. no.r ftotb
6uI.J.polfurCIIICKEUMl 4 00.1s lo, 1'ltoo.
opJU 3t
T IS . S O M i: 8 A OO.,
auTiATutts or contracts,
Ho. 47a iiviutn STREET,
oppu.it tk frktoaco, '
49- FrecUl .ItoBlloa divan 19 BaglaetaJ patant taaaa
anil tba aitaoalun of palanlt anil IwdAltw
402 AUU,unBUi:i,1K1'i. 409
rLBUBBU, iiyJiCi
402 D btraat, batwaan 81x!o aol Savauth atraata,
WAsmsaroji, n c.
Oi l.ra fur tba alovnameJ branchca of boiloeaa Boll.
olt.il aud promptly allaoiiatl lo
Flr.t claa wurlc goaraulovtl at tha lowait po.lbl
'" apl If
WASIIIKflTON D C ,r .lint
7 li W A It I) la Y O li T T ,
Ko 3171 Pasnarlvanla ftvanna, batwaan Tooth and Xlav
onth alraola, aooth alda,
Booka alagaollr or plainly boond 1'orlodlaala aai
H.wipapararar.fnllT att.ad.d to.
331 PsBsiylvaois avsoue, 3 doors west ofNlath street.
WASIlajJTOE Citt, If
All the new Imnka nf Ik. .!.. ii.i.i-
upoa Isaae from th press, aad for sole at publUbers'
Imported Stationary r& im.rin. n..-r-.i-.. .11
without Joaa of tliaa
laU.l'fa.tl0"'' P""J "d pUI" ' ' ""
All Madlul Booka anppllad it publl.bua' ralaa
ropuudlilTUjIMItuntdtootdir, j. IW

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