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OjFICF, COlt.TFNTH AND PEAlJIESy, AENyit W.J. MUnTACHitmpRQPRIETOR. TUESDAY ilitlttilltllilM1ii1t'tIClMBIRHlM7. 1.11 communications, whether oa baslaea of tit publleaUoa, should be addreeeed ( Wjl J. If fa naff, rrorrlctor Satioxal BirtTBLicAr, Washing irt.DC 'AUtAKA. The Boston Javnut hi ft grphle and. racy cor respondents Alaska, who It there forth pur roie of furnishing thit paper with such reliable Information be can eollect a nd coll At for the columni of that leading Hew .England Journal. HiiflfitlftttrU dAted at SltkA, Not. a, and ii replete with much la portent end Instructive In telligence respecting thli recent purthise. Aa our readeri know, we hare favored the treat) wblch convey to the United States these rro infra formerly belonging to Russia) end we think that we cannot do our reader! end the public generally a better aerriee than to lay be fore them la our eolamna tome of the facta and Incident! atated by thla writer, which go to ihow the geography, the condition of the people, and the rcaourcea of that far-off land. Of the extent of thla Territory tnlteorreopond ent etyat "It Ilea between the 130th and the UOthdrgreet of western longitude, and lying with the ahorea of the i roien oeean on the north and the Paclfl on the touth, la that broad area of territory newly acquired by the American Republic, now desig nated by the name of Alaska. It la by far the moat northern portion of our national domain. Its area In square mllea la not definitely known. Moat of the reocraphles put It et.no.000. Mr. Sumner thlnka tt la about 6T0.0OO. He la mora nearly correct, thouih U maybe 20,0(10 more, or perhaps 20,000 less NO American map, aa yet. irhes a correct Idea of Ita toDOfi-ranhv, arc rlrers aa large ea the Hudson ana Susque- iorr nnam, nnu iiiduoi rrrnicrarca muminuis of Ithode Island, w hlcn hare no name or locality on our achool-roora maps." This writer further aays: " Alaska conslsta of newly a square body of land with two arms, one extending to the southeast and the other to the southwest In miles, the main body la COO from north to south, and ISO from east to weat.' It would appear, from what this writer tells ua, that by thia purchase we have acquired a large number of Islands, so that now we hate more sea-girt territory than any other eonntry e reptOreat Urltaln. There are not leaa than four hundred lalaoda, most of which lire very considerable la extent, none of them leaa than one thousand aerea. Eleven of these hare areas larger than Hhode Island, and Ave larger than Delaware The correspondent then goes on to show the longitudinal condition to which our AmerU ean Itejm'tllo has attained by this purchase. lie saji "Between East port (Maine) and Uape Flat tery, our previous longitudinal extremes, the distance Is 67 degreea a difference In time of 3 lioun and M minutes But the "transfer" of three weiiii ago rives the United States a reach from the eastern boundary of Maine, In the 57th iicgrr oi lougiiuur, io in isiana oi Altoo, 10 longitude 1S ehowlnjr a difference of time be tween the two limits of S hours and I minutes. " hen to-day at noon the robuat Aroostook farmer sits down to hta Yankee repeat of baked beans and pork, the moat western Inhabitants of the American Hepublle will be burled In sleep on the leach of a little harbor of the Island of Attoo the tlsh still awlmmlng In the bay which (lie hours later are to furnish them a breakfast. I hey are as yet unconscious of the fact that they are included among the Universal Yankee Na tion." The population of Sitka Is not large. The Russian population la about W4 the Creoles, (half-breeds,) SMi the Indians about 1,000. The town haa been built about slaty years, and owes Its origin to the sea otter, the moat valuable of fur-bearing animals The town at present la not of much account as a place of residence, or as a mart of trade and business except so far as It Is used as a fur depot. Sitka appears to be the general storing place for all the furs sent In from some twenty-nine differ ent outposts. The amount oi tun now In store there amount to 360,000. We quote further from this correspondent as fellows. It would !T thai the-miarlms of Yftukee land are al ready there t Z 0ftdjlliiiULto -it. un i .-J I nity emien passengers-men who fellow the earliest footsteps of elf i Illation th a brensed faced hoosler, the ubiquitous down-easter. and the Inevitable Jew A California 'forty-niner tells me that he has come to take a look at the liruiiireinc cururr ioi oi rtliza. In ISaO he could have made himself a millionaire had he known enough to have Invested his dust among the aand hjlla of si an Francisco. Now he intends to seiio the golden opportunity while it ta In hla reach 1 e has an undoubtlng faith that In ten years Mtka will grow to a city of Ofty thousand people. A Vermonter Is amour three fortune- seekers, who Is more wary. The metropoUa of Alaska will be further west, probably on the main land about Cook's Inlet, where the sum- ...... .- uj,. iu. u.. araoie, ana ine iesi Ashing grounds contiguous. "Let me not forget to add thatamong these 'soldiers of fortune' I found two professional SP" i.,fkrr,ona nod politician who took ""r.,,,;.,c""u,IB "w oraciir, naa lost easts In California, and who, It was whlspered,had come un here for the purpose of gettlnr the op portunity to draw mlUegt between Alaska and Washington That of Itself wlllbe quite a plum to say nothing of the honor of being the first Delegate from the new Territory In the National Congress "The other aspirant for the same position was a nathe of the 'Hay State' for some i ears pastt haa been a Washoe speculator, and Is now about to try his luck In this hyperborean region, home say he has a 'pile' to aid In furthering his aspira tions i at any rats he was freely dispensing di Inks among the crowd. It occurred to me thai both he and his rlral had entered the field too early, and that the man who would rain the coveted position had not yet been named ' As this writer penetrates further into the country he will develop the situation of the land.and the people and resources as he advances. In the meantime, we have to aay, that we see no tame to object to the annexation of this terri tory to Uncle Barn's domain) but, on the con trary brllcte the purchase to have been wise one PKngONAI Lien Ok J Wk.T hucRHAi Is In Baltimore and the guest of Major Ocneral Van llet. The Lleutenint Qencr&l will remain but a short time Ex-Slckctakt h M.ftTAXTOMarrhedlnthls clt) eaterdayfrom Whealiog, Va Capt nndMns. Mincatusx, of the Chinese navy, are at Wlllarda Hotel OK5 Rtrxcnand Senator Trumbull had 1l terrlewa with Oen Qrant )esterday at his olace lu the War Department Hon HavuklH Ilinny.of Marylsnd.isatthe Scaton House Ukskral Charlei 11 Blair, or Kansfts, ar rived at the Metropolitan last nfcht. CoLojikLb I' Lea and wife are at the United States Hotel Rear Admiral Hyr, V S N , Is at the LI bltt Tint 'W'AiniisuTov Oab-lioht Com-Asr are entitled to the thanks of all classes In this com munity for their liberality in donating ten thou sand bushels of coke to the poor and destitute among ua Our readers havo noticed th njv.r. tlsement of John. Hallcy, esq., the president of thecompanj, and by tills adcrtlscment wlllt,e seen the manner In which the coke U to be dU trlbutcd Josnrn SuitLisoToN, corner Four-and-a-half street and Pennsylvania avenue, sends us Frank Leslie's Ladles' Magazine and Oaiette of Fash- Ion for Januar) ( also, the Riverside Magazine for Young Feople for January. Published by Hurd k. Houghton, New York The former la the popular ladles' magazine, while the latter Is the fatorlte of young people. "Data," In the Baltimore Sua, denies the statement of Miles O'ltlley (Ualplne) that Presi dent Johnaon's candidate for the Presidency la Ocn Micrmau, or that he particularly favors Seymour for U 8, Senator from New York, or Hasklns for Governor of that Stat. "Data knows whereof he affirms. FaoM TicKtoa A Fiilds, publishers, Boston, we acknowledge the receipt of the Atlantis Monthly for January, and ' Our Young Folks Tor January Published by Tlcknor A Fields Boston i ocaTstx girls out of 2O0 employed by a Boston dry goods firm, ware recently taken 111 with small-poi, all In one day, the disease being of a virulent type It Is thought that the contagion was contained In some goods that bad Just been mported. TEX. rEXCIL, AND RCIflROlR. It la faahlonable now-a-dayt to advertise. . Doxxe haa cured Dexter of Ajlnjb p Tit i best thine ouf an aehln'tootay-raacLi in ponvjaiws-oj npau is uveoo,wf r& f j JoiiMiTrWkLfla wanted u Foian reaV aH M t ft f l I ' MM DaVnvM he2 aa!lnfan!aiiof the timiU eranastA. (s s O'UiLWiir, the Irish giant, Is mildewing for the want of a fight. Tdi Kentucky Legislature has under advise ment to forbid a seen froaa marrying hie eonsla. Lo, Ue poor Indian, has found Friends among the New Lagland Qua re. MtLAv geatlesaea think they ean puabh Na poleon by refuting to yrear French hats. Providxxci, It. X , 'has a novelty. It has promenade coneerta on Its skating ponds. STmA,we and ladles' skirts show whisk way the Wind blows. "Old Sol" yesterday was In a "melting mood." SfiaD hare cast their shad-ohiln Charleston harbor. No nation enjoys eo many and varied pleasures as the Swiss. Th greatest luxury of the holiday season the luxury of doing good. Try it. F-nisci Alkd was mei by 24,009 school ehll dren, all singing, when he arrived at Adelaide. The Newbury port Ifrreid lays thai the be it sblp-caxpenlers are working for tlJA per day. CI Arkansas they call a circus a hippo-elym plad. NiW IIlVtM thlr tal nritirinil him. tooka from the churches. Vas AMutmoa'a menagerie Is wintering nsar Jeffersonvllle, IndT Tntna are 909 volunteer offleers retained la the army. Bisnor llonaa thought that there was no bet ter moralist In the world than the newspaper. A DarroJi stage horse has traveled uTooo miles In seven and a half years. pAMAQASSAWAMXBJkK lithe euphonious name of a Maine river. Uiblkal TUftATBiOALa are popular In some parts of Connecticut. A touscj max was froxen to death In the streets of Chicago last Friday night. Homsj wreteh expresses the hope that the boys ' who skate on the sidewalks will get drowned. Two Michigan men had a duel about their wires, but neither was killed. Tim Oentllea etBalt Lake City now support two dallies. A acsixaaa noes a in Terra Haute, Ind ad vertises pig's feet as Wabash oysters." QxnaaAL Tbaw has been In town for two days, as our street crossings will testify, Tbichixa has spoiled the appetite of St. Louis for pork. It would appear that the press In Farta has no rights the rencb Emperor is bound to respcet. SnrATOttWiLSOx la buay on the proof-eheete of bis last work the History of Reconstruc tion. Tnc latest Boston novelty Is an eight-wheeled ear, which one horse caidraw with twenty thou- lUrsciTT laaKanaas growth where there was not a house four months ago of 4,000 In habitants and the Inevitable newspaper. Sax FnAvciaco la dolag a good business In the freighting way. It Is shipping the Celestial beggars back to China. A Stutid correspondent wants to know how this ean be the lsnd of the free with its Ice-bound coasts and mountain chains. ACmoAooeourt has Just decided that young women of 17 years are too old to be chastised corporeally. Pwiawsro er eamerl saa4 Hebeol Approprintlsm Btllsw The psasage of the school and appropriation bills last night by our City Councils will be balled with gladness by many. There la nodoubt tllrilarwta ttf lerUlailoa Jaag ekrt wUl soon be apparent. We do not feel at leisure to discuss at this time the merits or demerits of the constructive features of the ordinance Just passed for we only feel for the distress that will be relieved and the odium that will have passed away from the fair fame of the city of Washing ton as a corporation. In the arrearages due and payable to colored schools the sum of tM,0Mla allowed ( and though this amount did not seem to Mr. A. P. Clark and others of the Common Council to be sufficiently adequate, yet there were others of the same po litical proclivities who thought proper and deemed It right to vote for the passage of the bill at amended by the Board of Aldermen. The appropriation bill passed the lower Board unani mously, concurring with the Board of Aldermen, and we are satisfied we could give to but few per sons In the city a more happy Christmas gift than the intelligence we lay before them this morning of the passage of two such Important measures. MAKUIKD, AtTlDfllasd. X J .oatkalStk lastanl. by Bt J 11 BrllUln basdis L Caisssr, ew , of ktotktoa, M Y , t. Miss II MAaiA Moksb, formerly of Cam brldfr. Mil In Oeorgetows. oa th 1Mb lsilaal, by Rsv. P. Dall Rwwi, air, JULIAN J. MrasAT a ad MtM Elixa V. T. McLsAi, both of Wsahlnshin. At th residence of th bride's tnotLcr. en the 15th of Dsecmber. by Us llav. I)r Lewis, of (, John's rrtb, Mr William B Cols rax, ofusorisiown, to .-UIRB llltll T UIIUII, VI n B.niBflOD. Ut Mi 11 1'Avaa, to Miss Lavsa IIill la Doitoa. sIsm , Dsceubtr ITib. by th Rsv A. F Fcanody. 1 D, Captain C. b Xlsss, U. ft M. rlasConM, t IIUs Missis Osavacns, dasghttrof lfa laic Will Urn Lambert DIED, In Waahlaatoa, D C on Saturday arwraoos, D. iT arwraoc Vowlbs, rfrotxril, or apopi i(b year of his age f apoplexy, Rossst B In th (im th21t IbbIkmI. VtiieuULlliliaf. ab nf Jalin sod Sarah MeMshan. aged 2 rears a&d 10 aaoaLbs Ills funeral will take place froso ths resldesce of kle parenU, ttUl rwelfth street, Island, between (J and l, oa to-day, (Taesday,) 24th, atle'clockp m. Onlhsmornlnf of the 33d, Rv. Osssaoa Gobli Funeral services will be held at hi reeldeuce, Uti Thirteenth strwl. between Band Y. on Tuesday (to. day) at SS o'clock p ra , at wblea all his friends, without f either notification, arc cordially lavlted te attend. December 33. of scarlet fever. Otoaos Fasciatr. younsest child of Edward aad JoeephlaeKnbel, aged iwo ytT, tbre mopthe aed HyM dayii For Sale or Bent. FR REXT-SECOXD aiTORT FRO. IT ROOM JO& real, brer StlueoMU'a eat tore, 23s Psnasrlra nla avenue, near Thirteenth street. detdSt TORSALE-A FIRST CLASS DWELLING. HOL'SE- JL ioi oa reel iroa 07 iv oeep, eecoua iwi irom is corner of B and first streeucaat, next to tbCapltj Lot fid feel froat by 70 deep, second lot from (be grounds when alerted 9, Dar the Hbv VfU T, HUL1 ieer HollJlBf, T iw i'-i. .""..-f.j'w.m". 1 IntelHgneer Wanti. WAMKU -A YOUHO LADY VHuji yU sollTlf 1 1 WlBues me poaiuon ai htla iKMltlenof TiiiCHLH in m. nrlttt. tkully, toteaeb Ote ordlaarf hnlUh braachee, for rbuard Address, V 0 , HxririiLiiAMofllc u30 quired Apply at 7 Maryland avenue no3H VAVTEr-K&W AMD CAST Oil CIOTIIINO, OLD UOLD AND BlLVElt.or sny other artlcl of f alue ,al the ild-eiabtlfaed Mrrckent Pawnbroker btoreof it PL LI U.N k Co , oVi Klath sUvet, S doors ;' n"1'1" aTeauB d'jj tr "I iEPAUTMBIT OF THR IWTBRIOR. ' t "ITSD 8VAVSS 4ATSSf OfPICI, n.w .i., Wasaisuvoa, Dccmlerl9, 1W7 OatltMtltluDofUAtiit)A(lTAais, ofaesoa, .law York, almlnUiratrla bf tlM uu of Iiaae Marks, SrjlV?,liI'Tmiin rrt. of Orolon, New urk ?Tl-f.;wtIl., "l'1"1"' a patent treated totbe So.-' imj r".rl" ?ud Lrft"l I'srrlfto. tUe 13tb day of tlK".''."-""'" Uk" w-"" ' vill!lfSAlf 'i' "y i'ui.uii..t mil, ".M0! ,ai ott Mttnd.y, lit, JithdarofUsr ne.l. ::: sui;a,M7 """" "" " Srsouaoppotiuf laeextcDSlea ar rwiulred Leflle sFatcalOfflM their o,ii,B,,7iNwblRy Mt7e?t InwrttlBi. at least fweav days before tt. day of bearlofiall testlmoar Sled by either peuv, to b uied at th said hear! Df, unit b Ukea and trans niltted lo accordance witu the rules of th offlce. whleh will be furnished ou application "e.wftwa lleposltlons and other papers, relied opon as tsstU near, must be filed In the offlee twtniu days before the ear of heartsii the arguments, If aay, wiihie ( days after flllog the texlnunr Ordered, also, that this ; notice be putlUbed la th RsrrSLKAV and 1th Inttttigtnetr, Washlaston, 1) 0 . and lu lb Advertiser, Auburn, New York, once a week for three snccesslT Week.) th first uf said SublleattoDStobeatlaast slity daye previous to th ar or hearing. TO THIiXKR, dsc34 w Commluloasi gf f steals. LATEST TELEGRAPHIC HEW8 BY Tni AatOOIATKD J SWELL KXPLOHtOX. INTERK8TI tSTINO F ROM ITALY. TUB POSITION OF FBANCB The ChiIsk f 'West India IaUtsde. TUE BOUTIIEirN STATES. nifflenlttea 1st l(3eorglCotiTentlon. JLFFJLIXIS XIV ItlCHMOWD. A C0VQ2XH1CAV KILLED BY HH BOH. MURDER AND BANK ROBBERY AV0THEK FATAL BAZLB0AD ACC1DEXT. riBKI IK TfOKTIIKRIff VITIEN, rmOM EVKOPK BT CABLE. Losdow, Dee, S-renlanlam Is still engross lag a fslr share of public attention, though the excitement caused by the recent outrages has pretty mnsh died out. There Is ft wide-spread and ever-Increasing feeling favorable to the amelioration of the con dition of tbe Irian as the most rneetive means of suppressing Feataalsm. The Tlmtt of this morning strongly fat ore this idea, and believes the next session of Parliament will be occupied with the consideration of Irish affairs. Loan, Dee, S3 130 p. m. Illinois Central, Mi others unchanged. The Paris bourse Is firmer. Limroot. Dec. SJ-130 p. m-Collon easier, and declined Kdj Uplands,! 3-18 Orleans, 7 MO; Breads tuffs dulii Corn, ua, va, uutcn sianuera surer declined to lie. fid.? Loicdo, Dec. Evening. Consols closed at 914 for accounts, aad )f for money. United States & 20s, T3QTy- . FnAvxroRT. Dee. -Eventng. United States J0's,n. LivxarooL, Dec. 25r-EvnlngOotton closed eaay. Uplands, T MS la port, and to arrive! Orleans, 7. Sales of to-day 10,000 bales. Bread- stutTs quist. produce mar act ami. Airrwftnr, Dee. 3-Evening. Petroleum mar ket closed quiet, LivinroOL, Dec. 2J-Eenlng-The brig O. W King, Captain Ayres, from New York for Ant werp,has put Into Falmouth, where she Is dis charging her cargo. CoranHAosa, Dee. 33. The question of the transfer of the Danish West India Islands to the United States, will be submitted to n popular tote of the Inhabitants of those colonies la January. IfOi-DOV, Dec. . The regular police force of this metropolis, has been largely Increased. Timothy Desmond end Jerry Allan, the alleged perpetrators of the Clerkenwetl explosion, were brought before the magistrate to-day and under went a preliminary examination, at the dose of wblch they were remanded to Jail. Rome. Dee. 23, The Holy Father. In an eltoen tion, congratulated his hearers on the defeat of Garibaldi and the preservation 01 t&e uoiy see from great danger. Pahis, Dec. 23. The governments 01 r ranee and Italy have ctommeneed negotiations for the abrogation of the September eo event Ion, with aa understanding that any agreement they may arrive at la the matter shall be submitted to the annrovalbf the other powers of Europe. The Italian Parliament, by a recent vote, re fused to pay the Interest on the debt of the pro vinces formerly belonging to the States of tho Church. The French Ooverameat haa seal a dispatch to Florence nrotestlnr axalatt this action. FLoauoa. Dee. 13. Th National Parllaaaeat will, at an early day, vote to re-affirm, la a eei cmn manner, Its declaration that the elty o Tt -warns ti;t-t r1 ' 1 "se;Tm "' ' rtoaasrcK. Dee. S3 Evenlngs-Ia eonaaene of aa adverse rote la the House of Deputies, the members of the Cabinet hare tendered tneir resignations to tho King, but await thejudgment of his Ministry on their acts. The new Ministry) it Is reported, will probably be organized under Oen. Durando. Fabis, Dee. 23 Evening, it u rumored tnat Battasil will resume the premiership of Italy, and will form a new cabinet hostile to France. The French government Is seriously considering the necessity of ordering the troops of the French eapeditloa remaining at Clvlta Veechla to re turn to Roue, hi. Aceolas, and other members of the secret political society which has held Its meetings In this city, have been sentenced to Imprisonment, From nskTStna by Cable The Xewa fn vomeral Uatava, Dee. 23. By Invitation, all foreign consuls la this city visited Captain Oeneral Ler semende at his palace, where they were enter tained with unprecedented hospitality. His ex cellency will receive the government authorities and thslr friends to-day at a grand dinner. The public festivities In this city wililsst three days, Scnor Pujol, envoy from St, Domingo to the United States, remains at Santlsgo deCuba. Ho was expected here on Saturday, It Is reported that he Is the bearer of an offer to lease the city of bt. Domingo and not Samana to the United States for ninety-nine years, for an annual pay ment of 130,000, The Dominican chambers refuse to approve the loan negotiated by the government at Farla. sir. savage, conaul general at Havana, baa re ceived a confidential telegram from the AmerU can consul at oatlago de UuDa, In consequence of whleh he has sent a dispatch to Secretary Seward advising him to defer the purchase of St. Thomas. In the engsgement with the troops at Baei, In St. Domingo, Oeneral Palanco was killed, and was burled with grand ceremonies at the Capi tal. The) Loalalan Conrentlon. New Obleaks, Dec. 33 In the convention to day a resolution was offered by a colored man directing the first Legislature that convened after the adoption of the constitution to ascer tain the entire Indebtedness of the State, and to Issue bonds therefor, of six per cent., and not to run over forty yearsi and a tax of two mills be levied annually for the redemption of the same Its consideration waa postponed. la the afternoon session Mr. Coo ley read a certificate of the btate treasurer, to the eflcet that no funds had been deposited to the credit of the convention, and he therefore moved a sus pension of the rules and the adoption of his reso lution repesltng the bond ordinance. The mo tion to suspend was lost. The balance of tbe session was passed la the discussion of the bond question) In the eourae of which a colored member said that when he re flected upon the bond scheme he felt ashamed of the convention, lie felt that the Issuing of three hundred thousand dollars worth of bonds at eight per cent , for which to receive but pne hundred and ninety-five thousand dollars, was an Infamous swindle. The convention then adjourned until to-morrow. The second clause In Coo ley's resolution pro vides for the payment of the members' warrants out of any funds In the State treasury. Hon. C H llamlUou, Member of t'on- arreea, Ullled hy hla own Hon. Or. a via A I'D, O .Dee. S3 -Hon. U.S. Hamilton, the Republican representative In Congrsss from the eighth district of Ohio, was brutally mur dered by bis son In a Qt of Insanity on Sunday morning, Wing struca on me neaqwitn an aae at Marysvltle, Ohio. The son returned to tho nouss and succeeded Inlnfllotlng a severe wound on his younger brother before he could be se cured, lie is now a hopeless raving maniac. Mr. Hamilton had Just rsturned from Washing ton. Fire la aMilladlpbla-Loa t7O,0O0. 1'uiLAPLLruiA, Dec. 23.-A Are this afternoon completely destroyed tbe expensive works of ths Camden Boiling Mill Company In the north ern part t.f Camden, New Jersey, Loss 70,000i meuteu iwr hm,ww, a wo nundred men are thrown out of employment. Cauteof tbe fire accidental. Hi.wrirmeM e xks EkIIBHERT IN EHwAHD The dergl CtiTsitUn. ATtAVTA,OA.t Deo. 83. The Convention met this morning, And immediately took recess until three o'clock, Ire an opportunity to negotiate a loan to pay The afterno The Flnanci and reported i expenses of the Convention. as exeM laiit stofaat.. d silled ttaalnee eDnai i;ii.:jr:ijvi ic to usnveBj 1?f,,eB 'efforti which Ws d undghal nothing eoul4el4 (?;x JS The report of the commissioner sent to MO. Iedgevllletodrawl0,oo0from the State Treasury was resd. It says that he showed the State Treasurer the ordinance of the Conventlon,wlth Deneral Pope's authorisation" and direction In dorsed on lt,aoAthat the State Treasurer esl Wtntlst decline reytng ont'any monvy1 oa fsuch authority, being swera lo obey tho constitution nnd laws ofOeorgla,and waa bonded only to pay warrants 'signed by tho OoYevnCTV llDurlng the debate that ensued one delegate said that the treasurer had snubbed, theeonven- uon; nnouer saMaai wouki so uoa we conven tion eonld snub Pep. The negro Bradley eld, (he sergsant-ai-arms should bo sent with a file of soldiers to brlna that Impudent treasurer to the bar of the eon ventlon. Another negro said what did they bring us hero for Q rest confusion accompanied the adjournment, whleh Is over to the Ith of January next. Extreme lndtgna,4oa s expressed by the dele gates, a majority of whom hare not money enough to take them home. The hotels, board log houses, tho conrentloa printer, aad officials suffer extremely. Another Leeeuet!T Boiler Explosion - Loaa er Eire. RxADina. Pa- Dee. S3. The locomotive Iowa, belonging to 'the Reading Rallrosd Company, and used for shifting purposes, exploded below the lower depot about eight o'clock this morn lng. Instantly killing the engineer, Albert Kline. and so horribly burning and mutilating the fire man that he survived but a half hour. The boiler of the locomotive was completely torn to pieces, heavy fragments being thrown a consider awe distance. The conductor and two brakemenwho were oa the tender at the time, miraculously escaped without material Injury, though thrown some distance from the engine in different directions. Both of the men killed left families In this city. No definite cause can be assigned for the explo sion. rrona Klo Janeiro Another Earth quake at Ht. Thomas The Arrival of the Braalllan Minister. Nxw Yobk, Dee. aj The etc am ship North America, from Rio Janeiro on Not ember 35, via Ht, Thomas on the ICth Instant, arrived this morning. The United States steamer Pawnee Is at llahla. All well. Another heavy shock of earthquake was felt at St. Thomas oa the 12th Instant, and the ex citement there still continues. Three deaths occurred on the passage from Ht. Thomas SenorMagalhaem, the Drailllan Minister to the United States, Is a passenger on the steamer. From Harr Insure; Murderous Afteao.lt on ss Younar Lady Death of a Mist later. ItARBldBCttO, 'FA , Dec. 23. A oung lady, daughter of Mr. Amos TVlckard, white walking along a frequented street In the lower end of the town, was knocked Insensible by some villain with a club. The act was witnessed by persons near, and pursuit was made, but the villain has thus far escaped. The people are much exalted at the repeated occurrences of this kind here. Rev, Win". Radellffo DeWltt died suddenly this morning, aged T years. 'He had been a minister of the Presbjterlaa church In this city for nearly fifty years. Grand Kaaonle Demonstration in Ffell avdelpbla. raiLADXLrniA, Dee. C The funeral of Win. B. Schneider, Qrand Tyler oQhe Qrand Lodge of, Peaasylvaaka, to-day -was aaa of the most law posing demoaJtrntlDna tret made by th Mftsonai Liar this cltr.,TPW oa thousand Xaaoftv r .i . (. w v -. . m .. - .... waixea m u proceesiea irons ine jaasoniv UalU Qraad Master aUekard Vaux read th awmiisJ4 Mad br.tha Oraad Lodgv. Eight Tast Orand Maaters of tho Lafayette Lodge, of whleh deceaaed was a member, acted, as pall-bearers. Adjournment of the Canadian Parlla raent-Tbe Last Bills Paaaed. Ottawa, December 33 Parliament adjourned on Saturday until the Uth of March. Among tbe bills assented to by the Qovernor Oeneral ar the follow lagt Aa act to prevent unlawful training of persons In the use of fire-arms and the practice of military evolutions) to authorise justices of the peace to selxe and detain arms collected for the pur pose as dangerous to the public welfsre. Also, an act to authorize the arrest of persons suapected of committing acts of hostility and conspiracy against Her Majesty's person and uoiernment. Attempt to Hob m Dank A Watchman Shot Dead. ltAvanniLt, Mass , Dec. S3. An attempt was made at 3 o'clock this morning to rob the Merrl mac National Bank, The burglar first set fire to a paint shop, to call off attention) but Joseph Burnhsm, the town watchman, heard an explo sion In tbe bsnk building, and on entering the bank wss shot dead by the burglar, who escaped: Tbe lock of the bank had been shattered by gun powder. Uurnham was a highly respectable man, and leaves a large family. From Ht. Domingo, St. Douixoo, Deo. 20 The Cabral govern ment has been defeated. A pronunclamento of tbe people against him has been Issued, and Baez has been proclaimed president. It Is announced that a commission Is going to Washington to conclude arrangements for the transferor the Bay of Lamana to the United States. From Richmond Order from General Nebofleld. Richmond, Va , Dec. 23 Oen.Schofleld Issued aa order to-day assigning military commissioners to districts, to whom officers of the Freed men's Bureau, who are relieved as military commis sioners, will turn over tbe books. The new commissioners are to act as superintendents of the elections In their districts. Hen te nee It em It ted by Order of tlio araldn(. Aiqlsta.Qa ,Dec. 23 Oen. I.. W. Hwrcnr. wlio was aeoUoced by a court-martial and sus pended from rank aad paf for six months, has badbli sentence remit ted by order of the Presi dent, and haa been ordered to report for duty toOen.Pope. . From Macon, Ua. iieu. lop and the Convention. Macon. Oa., Dee. 23. A detach mat of troops left hero to-night for MUledgevllle, It Is aup posed that they hare some connection with the treaauret'a refusal to pay the money to the order or uen, rope anatne convention, Nenteuced for Ufe. Naw VoBi,lJeo.23 The Jury In the cast of Alargaret Welch, who bat been on trial for the past few days for the murder of police offlocr Ilobert S Mct'hesney, thla evening rendered a verdict of murder Ip the second degree. Tlia prisoner was sentenced to the penitentiary for life. m lire In Uoaton. JlotTov, Dec. 23, A email block of atorei ou lassex street, Hslem, were destroyed by lire on (Saturday night. The lost It estimated at 130.000. The property waa partly Insured, Nuapenelon of it I! unit tuff Home, St. ItoriB, Dec. 23. The banking bouse of Teialcr, Son a. Co. impended to-day. It 1 un derstood that a large amount of their ppcr haa been protested In New York. RoLLiEtxATiaa la bccomlnf io popular In Cincinnati that one of tho publio balls It to be devoted to It, Tun poll In Quebec bad to be protected by military to tate the pollt of the clt tens from fracture, ii i ii Tua snow li thirteen Inches deep near New York city. Near Boston It U but Pv. GEOKGETOWlf HEW. OiDiu for the Natioval RertraLtCAn la Oeorgetown may be lettiftl the hvdSttrea of Meiers. JIM. K. Mills fccftfato Or Sfd ell's) lis Bridge strWt, or at Uessrl O. X.Oefty k Co.'s, 106 tjrldgft street; where epWof IW KsrcsLi- bloods of tea lion, lee for disorderly com eel aa Bauds likt trhllitM street aaday night The youBgrnsa belat sUfs(racE. I aft ted a eoapl or famelea la th house to take tnaledr parts, on assunlsf tk charseUr of Ophelia, aad lb other that 'oanf m net 1 1 SlSftk rtrade. f 0rtrd th Queen Mother t while Hernial sod oralle were pmoaated.br the b aoys-Tee Jdf isnetere wsreaisutned sy Iw well-known oane laas of.WMhiaitoa. hut not oatntag thamsalf to the jexl. as thalr dlamatlon attracting th attea 1MB or xee Rarchedtoths stalloa-hoa, ere Jeatlce Buekar In of a.OOeacaea Hamlet aadjferatlo, Hdth Bass Aae each on faaay Miller aad afaggl or. - j i 'ui rt i Bsiihis flrsirr Caracas AI this church, en fiua day. Rev. Dr Catnerea, f . rrtaeetoa CIIgi K reached fa thHmlj aad evsatag, Mr Camefon lasoaW Mr. OeorrCasaeros, th former suparla teudeal ef tat ad of th Cheeapeak aad U hi canal. Th Sabbath ecaeel eosnaeted with Ihl church, will meet at th Wast street PreibrUrUa chapel on Christ mas t, whea there-will be appropriate xrcles aecorapaaled with th dlstrtbatloa of gifts from a VliuiBuirfi, Tas Kanae.Th steamer Bmelra.Capt Trlee, of ue dm ua ptiwni inironiia new sort, mim yeeterdar rannlag with merchaadls for Dliirlst merchants. Tbe uapuia reports passing lb uaiUd State gaaboat Iftbb.oaBmiUi's Total, ta th roto tnae Bh waa disabled by th Ice, sad her wheel was badly eat of repair.- e asa..B. 7. BcTLse.-Mr, J. M. AppUr, ea Hlfh street, proems sun inmi tien a w. uiier yeeier dsy to recover attaint of (44 for serTtc rendered. Th ease was tried before JasUe Walter, ef Waah tiftoa, nud Jedgmeat f 33 readered ta favor ef Mr. Appier. A iieae fesiva tkMtnfelod ! frenlf SVkJ.TreitDd'a yeeterday, beeauss th stor wa s crowded thai It was tmposMbl te gala admlUaae. This mere lag Mr. Free ad will b happy to atUad to ths waat of the dtlseae. feeliag aaeured thai he eaa do so I thslr sniiresatlsiaetioB. llAttnir flnnnL Wm It. Tai hee e ret. selected stoek of goods la th groeerr II u suited to (he holiday seasoB, most prominent aaoag which la pare appieeiaer lor temparaac people, ana eaaln Jamaica spirit ror tnos loan oi gg-aogg Purl,, Btf.e Iab J Rani. m !! eetnt. tie Biwraiy eoia uiaiTaiuaoie piece oi "rf-v-7 n .. -7".- i ,1'iriri t-z- i-". : 'atvavi Sntorda: BTOtM rlr Its. MRast Market Bpaoe belag a three-story brick i to Conrad WalU. forfta.0UO. D iso a ns a lt. The laes lmmsed Testerdar br Jus- tie Daekey b disorderly characters amoauted 140. m ALKXAIf DR1A REAVI. Ma. Tiohas Oallaossb, Ho 13 8t. Asaph street. between Gibson aad Traaklla, Is our authorised asset for the Nat to sal B true li cam- In lb city ef Alexandria, and will receive subscriptions aad ad vertisements, and receipt therefor. a clip th follow lag rttumt from Monday Jo ar ia I; Tax Foloma Transportation Coaapeay i. nt xpeet to do aay mor buelneea till sprtag wuul tka fat Car rlree LA-tnarrew no row no j Aqala creek boat ar ranalag yet aad nearly ,ed tiaerlv mi time, despite the lee oa th Potomac Such Wild gam a deer, rabbits, turkeys, partridges, swan, caayar- back ducks, pheasaats, it , are seen la UA markets aad reeUuraata hare Jrlendahlp fir company hays concluded to retain Its steam engine t th axt thing ta nrAtr ta in nl tn the (Ian sell In tmreriM.Mt horaee end hose and hire ahattnr te atUad I It. . Wild dueka wereshotrrorajLiagstroet waarr naturaay sievea huadred appUeaaU were served with soup Saturday at thaclty soup honea Mr. Hat Hays, the accom plished aad popular maater machinist of th Alexan dria, Loudoun end Hanpehlre railroad, was lb r ilhk.nl Kitarli ntthl ai th Fhmlf Hall raaterflilit. of a magullloent gold watch aad chain, presented te hla by to maehlalsu employed at the work-chop ou that road, through Captain William Carlln. On th occasion Hours, Carlln, Hays and a number of others o rated, snd touch egg nog aad other drinkable wer utea up in ice on ine reiir city has bees delaying train Penobscot sailed Tor the Wei steamer Baco leave to day. 8 F Beach, truste,oa Saturday sold a lot ea fltt treet.ahy 11 feet for OUT to T. Lauaea. K. II. Delahay, of Clond'a Mill, had ahorse stolen from him Saturday, making ths ninth la tare monina. New Advertisement.. pi A SOS. PIA1T0S n VIRAL XXCKLXJUfT SECOND lAflb VI A S Ob, for sal very ow. ... - .. 306 PennylTaa1a ayaae. WA5TID . .. . . ' . ... ...h.MW Illinois, iowa Aticnigaa ana pinyr w a ! i g n QATHOL1C BOOKS, WOBK BOXES, (very sheep,) ALBtTMg, P0RTPOLI0I, AMD ftUVCr GOODS A OF KVttT DUCBIPTI0M. i ' AW-ATTUI LOWEST PRICIS,-t At - LIIBBBMARH'B. decH CVrncr Blnth and D steeeta. II OLI DAT OOOD8. J. 1, WILLIiMSOK. XB r 8TXIET, BITWIIH BIXTn AKD TENTH, orroiirs ,t. riTBtcK', cicsc., llu o. b..d .sd will b. d.Ur rclrUc TUK0P0U TUB IIOLIDlTa JL IB. lOt Of 000D3 SUITABLE TOR FREIIKTS, WRITIIIO DESKS, DEESSl.tO CASES. ALBUM., BOOKS BBd TANCT 000DI, Of ...rrd.MrlptlOB. Jsit r,c.lT,d b Uri. tapplr of tboi. bB&d,.m. C1BISET ruOTOOBArUS 32 by 2S iBch.. d,cH-o3t A HDUEW B. COYLE, W. I. TOWERS, (LiUwllh 1'kllp SolomOB.) COILI k TOWEES ATTBACT1TE IIOLIDAT 0OOBS. tlM TBE.1CI1 AKD EH0LI8U 8TAT10.1EUV, IN BIAUTirul PACKETS. eleoaht airr books, ILLUSTEATED Br lUIHEHT ARTISTE. A HANDSOME ASSORTMENT OF CATHOLIC PRAYER BOOKS. CU01CE EDITIONS OF STANDARD WORKS) SCOTT, DICKENS, BULWRB, TnACKART, BYRON, MOORE, TENNXTSOX LONOFELLOW, POE, TrmTTIER. EPISCOPAL PRAYER BOOKS, BIBLES BEAUTIFUL AND XNTXRTAININO JUVENILES', FOR CHILDREN OF ALL AGES. CHASTE FANCY ARTICLES, IZB, WOOD, LEATHER, OLA PAPIER MACUK. riNE CUTLEItr. OOLD PENS AND PENCILS, HUflUUKIHB. VKB.1B, ABU UAKUB enOraved to order, coyi.e a towers, Jll PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, t fit li.lw..a Nl.tB BBd T.olh atrMM HOPOHAL8. IltAINtVABTIBsTBlBD IflLlTABr DlSTBICT, ) CaiartoMHissAar'aOrricx, J Atlaita.Oa .Dee. SOtb, 1K7 i Id Proposal ta duplies. ar raapeclfully Inrl Sald Proposal ta duplies! a. tea nuiii ii iwi.vai avvtusuvr sum, ivr iDrniai tnatertal and eonslruetlagon UAKK OTEM, oa ground aow occupied br th United Stales Uoti neni, lormenr in nui togni Plsn and splBcatloaa caa be seen at this offlee Dkdstob directed to th undersigned airecieato ine unaersirnea apa signed IUL anal 'Proposals THita ii Kni.r.Tv fif.1 dsc.1 I J ltoom Ho. 1, WlUlBgham Dnlldlug 0TI. -. la aua uaiei.y o i Mil, ARMY HUP PL IE fl , Hiiba'a DxrABTHBRT or toi Missorn, Orrtca Cairr QFAaTxaMAsTta, Post LaavaawoBTD. Km.. Dm. 11. 1M7 Ssalod propu-als will be rweUed at this offlee nntll IS clnck m., oa the 9Uth of December, 1W7, fof tb 'lu.000 H 08 11 ELS B HELLED CORN at Varl Ullv. Knul The Corn to be of th best quality, free from dirt. CUttUi UUI, V, viaai ivi.il, lii,,v, Bull "curti sackcdlugood guDaysaAks A bushel tobflii-stx lobe delivered at tb forage yard of th Quarter matter's Department at ort Kllov, excepting that suebcora aa shall be traasportcd by rail to that port shall be received at the station oath Ualoa 1'acldc railroad kaowa a PorUtller. Delivery to coum-nr ou or before) tb 10th of Janu ary, 18, and a sumefent quautliy to be delivered to kerp th post supplied from time or Srst delivery until ihecontractls tiled Thutlr amount to Ldellvritl by or before February 10, ltaJH. Proposal for any portion of tb amount required will be eon.dered Ulank Drv Doaal will b faralshew ou auDllcatlon at this vDIl Eaeh proposal to be accompanied by th guaranty of two responelbl persons that tacae tb contract Is awarded lo lb party proposing good and aufllcleut io ad will b eat red Into fur lb faithful performance OI IU IvSIIPtl The rig! Didderi gni is r are requested to b present at Lb opening r,f thai t.lAa 1 be corn to be subjet to the acceptance or rejection of tbeol&cer of lb Qnarlermaater'a Depart iaot at Vouchers forth supplies delivered will be given by the post Quartenuaater at fort Rily, and will be paid alibis ode , . Did from persona who hav hitherto failed to carry out contract with lb Oovtrnmeut, or to eater Into contraota which bar Uen awarded them, will not bcoasldrd, nor will aay bid b coasldered wblch does not comply with th r.alreueuu of .hi ad vr llaentcBt Th contract, when mad, will not b considered In fore until It has received the approval of lb com. luaadfug officer of the Department of lb Miss url and th Military Division oflh Missouri Br order of tbe Commanding Officer Department of tbe Missouri. L C EASTMAN. 1 deTtO Dtpt. Q. Jf.Oea ,C, M. Specitl Kotlcct. The Sabbath School ofMauglhaMl will give their tweOth Affl I iv CIIRUJKu BeWfliTAlkWitlilt;, consisting oflUnjiigJeelJitlonA ktl oh at the Church. ahieTKrblM strict enrflnd A1 street north, XJeJiVl Wi1c1bj at T) o'clock. AdmlsfTont afaltBaiewnihlldren, 14 centa. Proceeds for tS replenishment of the Library. 49-Lett r from Hon. II. II. llalbnnl, ... TeUAerBT DbpABVMIXT. Orrici or.CoiirTBotUa win YM?,CM Tin Rtn T em InrutintAf (OUI niiaiivi v-. -. .. i your AeiMc oi b 80th ultimo, In which you Inquire, "Is the re- AlIne nf ntnulf eantelalnr nnknown VBlUee. without ehsrre.'as' re fterallf" practiced br the- banks, authorised andpermtlteu py seoiion a. ana If so, are th stockholders responsible for tneir "Tohts inqufryl reply that National Banks are Incorporated' associations, dots business under U worths United States, with certain specified and limited powers. Section I of the National Currency act defines these powers, wherein the National Hanking Associations ar authorised to Vexerclse under this, act all such Incidental rtowera as shall be necessary to carry on the business of banking by discounting and negotiation: promissory notes, drafts, bills of ex change, and olherevldencesof debtf byreeelvlnc deposltsi bybuTlnr and selling exchange, cola, and bnlilonl.by .loaning money on, personal security! by obtaining, issuing, and circulating notes according to the provisions of this act " A National Bank may exercise any or all of. these privileges, but nothing more. It tnar(be claimed that a bank may receive packages of val uable securities, plate or other things, for safe keeping, under (he power granted to receive "de posits.1 J Jut the term "deposits" has a definite, wllscitalaed meaning, as established by cus tom, and authenticated by Judlclaldeclslons, and Is limited In t&e sense In which It Is used here to deposits of money payable on demand IC-tt means anything more than this It may Include anythlnr or everything. If It would Include silver elate It mlrht Include cotton or tobacco. which would be absurd. The practice to wnica you refer cannot, then, be sanctioned by this particular power granted. llut ean it be sanctioned by the authority con ferred to "exercise, such incidental power as shall be necessary to carry on the business of banking," fre.1 I think not. Tbe custody of valuables may be a convenience to the directors. aiocanoiaers ana customer oi a. Dane., uui it ir, not In the slightest degree a necessary Incident to the business of banking, llut there Is a di rect limitation to the scope of these Incidental rowers, la the language Immediately following ha rrant. Incidental Dowers necessary tocarrr on the business of banking by discounting prom lseorr nrttet. Aui. ! the nower to assume th custody and safe-keeping of miscellaneous valu ables necessary to the discount of promissory notes, drafts, bills of exohangc, kc.1 Is It neces sary In order to do any portion of a banking bu siness t Evidently not. The practice, then, not being author! ltd by law, la prohibited. The enumeration of powers conferred Includes the Rower to loan money on "personal security.' Tothlng Is said about loaning money on reel eL tate) &everthelea,tt!a just as directly prohlb Ited as though it had been done In so many words. The rale, then, Is that a bank can exer cise only such powers as are expressly granted, and that a power not granted la specifically pro hibited. In tbtsvlewoftheeaselhavenohesU tatlon In saying that, In my Judgment, It Is a di rect transgression of the provisions of theNa ttonal Currency act for a national Dank to as sume the custody aad safe-keep lag of miscella neous valuables. It Is dangerous to the bank, and In the nature of fraud upon th stook holders. If the valuables are lost through th carelessness or dishonesty of a bank officer or clerk, tho officers ara undoubtedly liable) and If the practice has been aa not toned by th board of directors, they will be held I lab let and as they are tbe agents of the stockholders in managing the affairs or the bank, 1 do not question but that the stockholders would In the end be re quired to make good the resulting loss. I think the cumtom a rerr hatardous one. and shall do all In my power to discourage Its andj under ee rta In elrcnmstaaces, might be compelled tonroeeedasralnet a bank for a violation of Ite charter eourae which I hope mar be avoided) oj Tomniary action vn uiv yxt vi iuo viuu Very respectfully, yours, n. h:iIri.TitHD. Comptroller. . 8 Korrit, ttq.t CasAfer Ftrtt Jfathal Sank, lauimorfi ja r The intention of depositors f bonda and other valuable packages is respectfully called to the above letter from the Comptroller of the Cur rency. Concurrent opinions by several eminent legal gentlemen have also been given. In conse quence thereof we do not feel Justified In longer assuming the responslbtly of the custody of such articles. Depositors ar requested to withdraw suoh deposits sow In onr possession, at their convenience, before the 1st dsy of January, lscs.i delMf Cashier First National Dank. -FINU FBEBCII CUNFECTIONEUT ron THE IIOUDAVR, AT JOS. II . N H A F F I F. L 1) ' H , Mo PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, BET. TWELFTH AND THIRTEENTH STREETS. FANCY BOXES, CORNETS, BON BONS, rHENOH TRUITS, FBENOIITOS, AID OTUEB CONFEOTIONLBY SUITADLE FOR TUE HOLIDAYS, IMPORTED FROM ALL PARTS OF THE WORLD. I HAVE NOW THE FINEST AND LAROEST DISPLAY OF CONFECTIONERY EVLR SEEN IN WASHINOTON, A LAROE ASSORTMENT OF FRUIT AND POUND AND FANCY CAKES NOW READY, MADE OF THE BEST MATERIAL, AND HANDSOMELY ORNAMENTED. P. S MY CUSTOMERS , AND THE PUBLIC IN OENERAL WILL PLEASE " SEND IN THEIR ORDERS EARLY FOR THE HOLIDAYS, TO OET WELL ATTENDED TO. JOS. 11. SHAFFII.LD. aTChiitmaB Olft totbe Poorr-1 0.000 Ilushels of Coke will be distributed at the Wash ington Qat Light Offlee, and delivered free of charge, to the destitute poor of thla city, aa fol low, VII 1 Twcntj-nve tmsnei to eacn ramny, on the cer tificate of any member of the Hoard of Aldermen or Common Council, In whose ward the appli cant resides, or the Commissioner of the Fre ad men's Uureau that the applicant It a worthy ob ject of charity. Applicant. rauii iw waue m mc ou.cv.no t Tcntii street, between tne nours or 9 anu jg a, UJ , nun 4 UU W IV l Ilia Dlank applications will be furnished at the OU1CC, JUtlil UAlUCsX, President pro tem . deSO-lw Washington Qaa Light Co, and Pocket Cutlery, and general assortment of Hardware and llouse-furnUhlQcOoods at price to suit the time. The celebrated haratoga Ukatea for Ladles and Gentlemen, U. C. MEADOIt, 839 Pennsylvania avenue, delB-lm Oct. Hlath and Seventh streets. 7Tfaa Skating Park Botaaou and Bin. gle tickets for the Washington ukatlng Club Park, can be obtained at H. P.tiavage't Qrand Skate Depot, Hi 1) street, near Tenth tlgn of the fllg i fag. del Mf AW-N OTIOE. HOW t-HS A A Ml til s, (lata J. A. NHAr ILI.l) e. CO ,) ICK CItEAM MAN1)KACTUnUt3 ANU CON FECTION KHS, t90 Eleventh it reel. bet. K it, and Man. avo , hare Just received a large ttock of French Con fecllonerlei, Itnty Iloaei, Toys, etc , tultablt for Christmas presents Parties, Weddings. Fain, etc , furnished with the best Icecream, Water Icei, Cakes, etc. at reasonable terms, Cnveusacall dcHWm "Ths Republic an on the Nary Yard Persons resldlog on the Navy Yard desiring the NatiokalIIlpubucam delivered promptly and regularly at their residence, will please leave their names and residence with Sir. Joaarn Hb pktti, grocer, next to the northeast corner of I street touth and Seventh itrect east. no2Mf -Tlje Ilcallnig Pool An ICasajr far Young Men on the TJrtma of Solitude, and the Diseases and Abuses which create Impedimenta to MAUH1AQL, with ture meant of relief, tient In sealed letter envelopes, free of charge. Ad. dress DU. J. HKILLIN HOUOHTON, lloward Association, Philadelphia, Pa, ie27-3m Personal. LEON, street. abo Penna atenue Intreatlog ACUTE or CHRONIC BU1N, OBOANIC andMERVOOB DISEASES h dales eompetltlou 0EQAN1G WEAKNESS ht gusraaUes to ear thoroughlyand permaaaatly LADIES suffering from IRRE0ULARITIE8, frttm whatever cause, ar offered a quick and thorough re FEES MODERATE dfltf CONSULTATIONS PREC PRIVATE MEDICAL CONSULTATION AT DR. DARBY'S. J0 Seventh street, opposite Odd e. lows' Hall Beparat rooms iocpannls sell tf IHMBT'S WEATHERBfRTfS," 7, AT SAVAGE'S HARDWARE DEOPT, NoJMD street, nesr Tenth , aoaWio TU8T RECEIVXD- PL9E CATAWBA GRAPES, i PEARSON'S. Gfidifebion'WrJriuiShts ii OLtDiT GOODS. " "J. lfftA115BT, 1M DHlDai ITH BIT, 'oioRorrowit, d. o Has Jsst spsd a large stock of fancy Oscda and J i. ,Yeys. f Dureaa Beta, Tbte-Ut' nets. Jaws! Bun, Mitch Doxee, Ash Holder, Cole ga Bottle, Card KeceUers nBavsssaeu. i?rj awe, uisaae veu. tousi a ST Tea Sea. Dlaaee Beta. TeA joy nniTi 4 Forks, aad Spoons, tobacco Box VASkS-Bohemian, Lava, and rreaea China, Fancy Batf tooas,ri)y Teliel Beta, MotieCaf, Mags, he wnrrrFRMCH chinx Oold Band andPe'cbnttf blaaarVree, aad Toilet Sets, Sghamlaa aad American CataadKasravad pieanterst oblete ChampaKae.WJae,aad Cordial i aad a variety ef Wsw and Handsome Patterns ulasa wars, PLATED WABirABLR cnTLXRT-Britsanla, Block TU. T 4 if Tilt WARE AMD WOODEN WARE. Lamp. OU, Wicks. Celmaeyi, aad a geserai assert. meainlueFarmlshlagarttle, aad a lagceuort ateatef Toys, wktehl emsBerlug at reduced prlees, and te watch I fat lie the attention ef the public before puvaaaiee; iMiwaire, VclM Bridge street. delT tjsl ueorgtowa, v, v TTOLIDAT BOOKS AJTD FAXCT GOODS. I Th atuatloa ef our frlsnds aad ths pnUl'garal lyi ly 1 respecfully called teeur lars and well -selected , Plaaad give a a call, as we are determined to salt lew., - (J. T. OETTr ACO., j m A 10 Bridge atreet. , . dlft-xw Oeorgetown, D C TTOLJDAT OOP pT. W hare now on baud ths largest sni best assdrtBent or FANCY GOODS sndTOTS In this DIstrlctTtocathar with a choice Mlectlonof BOOKS, Ate,, suitable for present. Call and sxsmlaaour stock, Oar motto Dioeii prynia aaq apeevy "f ' w r. wtT.T.s a- m . delMw Itt Bridge street, UorgUwB. A TTIXTION. I HEREBY filYM MOTICaT THAT jV 1 hay yet on hand a chofe aasorrABt of iiMAMiiu aua uunni-vsLivaTiiana v niuDuna. AiOi leo. aa bmortment ttt T.A11I L.ivUAn.B aae CLJAKINO CLOTH S end TRIM. ffiinun Alio, a spienaia stocx oi SHDKUliiiKEU HAADKEKCtTIBFfi. sultsbl for Christmas Uifti. which will beaeidlowla order te change bnslness. Ml 117 Bridges! , Oeorgetown, D U QRAHD OPBCTIWO. DOMESTIC A1TD FRtNCII CO. t F ECU OS fill V. IlBTlBB B10T.J i. ta. BW MUblllfeRMBt, No. 171 Brtdir, iCrMI. Imi.mb Cai rrPBKd t. rrr B th. CoBf,rtl..,rr batl.w ta .11 .RIM, R.1WM. .f1.U ... U1.B, I W B4W it. braBcfe... A.1 UABafMlONBlltor owa toodi.BBd wrrni urn immrnrr, iwiuiuiianiupnHf .Mtltlon. KT.rr T.rtolr CoBfMtloB, k.om to tb. AnAriMB or X.roprsB tn.rkeu, 1b th. flnM! .Irt. .f tB.rt, mT LpriKarWatinraUblUhiaeBtBtrrlc, 10 M- mi, poifii, HHaiira . Tb..lttiM, .f tb. Dlitriet wbo coBbnpUI. tl.lir Wldlor, DlBBer or Sapper F.rttM will b. a.pp!l4 In tb. ,korl.l BottM Bad .a lb. uoit r..toB.bl. trrmt. D.Bl.n, CommllteM Bad .11 part!., wlibla, to bor alrmt from far .at.bltabm.al ra. bat. tb. prodt of th. ..BtmlaitMi Krrcbaal or Jobbrr, aad unra a Snt .l.aa artttl. Qoit daltrond to alt porta of th. Dla trlet 10,0 Imj TKED. FREUND 55 CONFECTIONERY. 55 At WALLACE'S, Re. U IIIOII 8THKET, GKOROE lunii.ciitiwiri be lonna to nnssiassortm Cskefl, Vastrle, French Candles, drapes, Ac. th llnt aesortmsat of , rt(iBi, m rcBcu viBUifs, unpt), . Weddlav atBal l'artlaa fnrniabbl tarllh thai N.t coaftxtloaerr and la th most eUeani itjl BtH-lra pifCK O LOT IB. Oenu.n BUCKSKIIf OLOVXS. wboteeale and r tall, at UAIfsBtlUU 8U.18, No. 100 High street, Qeurgfjowa, D. O LATfEy AMb OEKT81 OADKTLKT8 MAM TO OKDEK. BollOn rpOTBITOTSMTOTfllll FAX CT ARTICLES at mr, daarrlntlA. UclnJInv drea. i,iifi tyii . iniHH lor proMnia i enii ia Triakai have Just rteelfftd a ksrg aad beanliral sup- plrorgood aultabl for Chrtsinas aad it aw Yar preseata. Call aarlr aad get th eholee. ALKKTlNEAfkltaiR. a , aia.i una Mkiiuan, aoM M Fllgh street, near Brtdg, Oeorietown ATTENTIOIft, MAJtUrACTUKIl. AMD DEALKU IX C OARS, TOBACCO. JBHDf.V, PIPES, Aa., Ho. 79 Brldga street, aear Conarew street, Oeorntowa, D C ,dalra to call tbe fttUafloa at too pablle to hi flu seleetlou of ,tt,J,.ftrJl!lA" partkalaxlr to his clear UA VAX A CI0AHaari9oata,aa7alsC0A,CUASoBlr I coat. ao23-las pUKXlTDRKI rOBKITDUKIf J, B, VAMDEBWERCIX. w JOS nidll flTHEETjpEOEOtTbWlT, Can tb attratloa of th paoll to hlasxtcaalr as- aortraeut of PlTRXlTUBB.eoasUtlag la part of beauit- f al Cottage, Parlor, and Cbamber sets. Extension Dla .a xauiea. bo,,wiikr BDBra m oeii on umbohi NEW fUElllTURB flTORB. 118 BRIDGE BTBEXT, nw dooes west or man-Bioir or the sia FLAQ. Th undersigned wlihes to Inform hi friends and Tabll generally, .bat his rDBVITUBElsaowopeD for luipeetloB, aad Ls aotfldeat b eaa show th most eompicie aaaortinvn. o om to on a in ueorgetoWB tWMftWV HHnrldgeet . nVorretnwn. !' C Alexandria AdverthcmeiiU An o n i k x , tformerlT ef tb UARIHAU, HOUSE.) Use reopened Ih COHM BXCUAXUB, 4t King street, Alexandria, when hwlU bhapprto aeabla old meads aoli Sm A JEW BOARDERS CAX DE ACCOMMODATED .. with Board and Lodging at l 00 per week. Tall 0" IIRISTUAB PRESENTS TOR LADIES BIXOER'H NOTflELUS ftKWlNO UirniMva was awardBd th flrit prise at tb last Nw York Rial Pair, Lai I and see them before purchasing aUswher, at All Ninth street, near the avenue decfl WILLIAM BMITII, AgeaL PoreaUby JOI1X R RLVAXS A Prt . H KO Peaaaylvaala avaaua, . .'weeu Ninth and Tenth streets SLEIGH BELL AND BABKETH WEET HAVANA ORANOES, AiAOAORiPEs, cnoicni. STEWART'S rAW,AE3VU"Um WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. At J. PEARSON'S. decZr-Sl 491 Eighth street, near Penna ate, JJEW STTLES PLATED TEA SETS, C , AT VEHV LOW PRICES Wc call attention to our assortment uf NEW STYLE PLATED TEA SETS, Ac , YE.-YNEW PATTERNS, AND VERY LOW PRICES Also, a large assortment of EN0LI8U AND AMERICAN TABLE CUTLERY, Ac U. W OALT k BRO JcwdUrs. decast tStar k Express AW Tena. avsaae. MO II UN k DXSTOR, PP.(-eUBOBITO ritAHCK TAYLOR, VENUE, DKTWrBN 1 P AND H1XTH t.THB1 POKEION AND AMERICAN B00KSELLER8, IUPORTEBS, AND 8TATI0NERI, Respeetfnlly announce to the public thai, having com pleted their arrangementa for th Holidays, and re Uodrlled the old store. Ihey hav dUplayed on their eouuters and shelve the lstkt noT.elt.ee and the beat nuiaiam, -ieuiiurt Hitiurr. Heaieai aad liw novia, HOLIDAY PRESENTS. fLtiu jaiau iari Kaeortmeni oi w ruiog iks, yross af Cnie, Pocketbonks.aoldPens.audOnltuPercha and (loldrat and Pens, Chess, Checker, Cribbag, and Dackgammoa Boards, Domlao, Ac, Ac Of tleleadlns'Bfrnks we eunmerale tb following' 5KWY0UK iMCTURB GALLERIES. LlUtTaad Shadows rr New York I'lclur Oallerie iTorty Photoirypla. by A A. Turner, selected and d scribe t by Willfaru lonng 1 elegant vol , larg 4io rnll tnorocroantlqur. Alp, TUB COMPLETE WORKbOPLHAELES DICKENS, V.rlltlBHlt0Ta. TUB WORKS UP SIIAK6PSARE. different edltlona WAVEItLY NOVEI a. many editions LOOl'KK It VlONkrJLa The Cooper MguetUs. LOOl'KK it VIUNW from 1 wlagsby ! 'Art' s Proof' I esch or th Steal Vli IreM Edition of Jai T.'i . Darleyi coasutlai Ituettes, Eagraved for I utiiiii laiiar. a iniiia K I Una. f Jtnsi Vatnalmnra Hyuihaar'ai wittki The Proofs are sixty la Bumber, aud eaeh Is faced wiiBapaieor leiter-preai, aeecrlptlva of tha sale JecL 1 superb folio vol , uorocco antique, or x , OUR JUVENILE DEPARTMENT Count a chclef collection of tb best Book far children of all age EPISCOPAL PRAYElf BOOKS. . A Urge aDdbeantlful variety, and with tb additional , , QUARTO AHd'SmaLL BIBLES, An eleaant aaanrtmant , , CATHOLIC PRAYER BOOKS, A fresh aud beautiful assortment Just resolved, and at tow pnoes STAPLE AND FANCY STATIONERY I Eaaravlar and Initial Stamping at short o Card lira In Ihalia.t alwla Blank Books manufactured l order. tUtB.,r.pBi.,, raVifa 'jW,1"'1,d BucoMsors to Praaek Taylor, 401 Pennsylvania Menu. decS 3t Between Four and a half and Sixth als, Fl rl ,v t . 4 r i JL s fi '