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THE DAILY EVlsiNlNG THIrSGRAFH PHILADELPHIA; WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 1871;
REVIEW OF NEW BOOKS.
-15trife" is the title of a romance by Mrs.
E. D. Wallace, the anther of the play of Lit
tle Dorrit, of a series of interesting and
graphio European letters which appeared
in the columns of a contemporary, and of
other essays and sketches which have ob
tained favor with the public, but which gave
but slight indications of the peculiar talent
that has been brought to bear in the produc
tion of this her first sustained work of fiction.
"Strife" is a most peculiar and moat puzzling
story, that will be certain to attract much atten
tion, to excite discussion, and to meet with em
phatic condemnation at the bands of many
who will either be unable to place themselves
en rapport with the author or too indolent to
bend their minds to unravelling the subtle
metaphysical thread of the simple yet com
plex plot. The book is full of faults, which
are so palpable that the most superficial
reader cannot but be impressed with them,
while the beauties are frequently beneath the
surface, and require to be searched for with
some degree of diligence, but whatever may
be said of it pro or con in other respects, no
one can deny that it has the rare merit
of originality. A truly original
work of fiction is a rarity in these novel
producing days, when the press annually turns
out its thousands of volumes, in which the
joys and woes of humanity are treated in
every conceivable style. Indeed, the very
superfluity of positively good notion is an
embarrassment to a writer, and it is next to
impossible to avoid travelling over ground that
has been thoroughly explored before. Mrs.
Wallace, however, has succeeded in striking
out on a path of her own, and suoh resem
blance to previous performances that occa
sionally strike the reader in turning over the
pages of "Strife" are too faint to invalidate
in any way its claim to originality. We
warn at the outset those who may be disposed
to take up this romance, that it will not re
pay a merely superficial perusal, and that the
common run of novel-readers, who esteem
the story-teller's art only for the facilities it
affords them for dissipating ennui and killing
time agreeably, will derive but a small
amount of satisfaction from it. It must be
read carefully or not at all, and it will fre
quently be necessary to turn baok in order
to pick up a dropped thread, to read a sen
tence more than once in order to discover
its meaning and its connection with
the context, and to allow the ima
ginative 1 faculties ; full play in order
to be placed in sympathy with the finer ele
ments of the story.
It is not possible within the limits of a
newspaper article to give such a description
of "Strife" as would be satisfactory, and the
best we can do is to commend its perusal to
our readers, with the assurance that while
may of them will be pleased, many will proba
bly find themselves no nearer to a solution of
its mysteries at the end of the last chapter
than they will be at the end of the first. The
story is autobiographical, and upon the
heroine "Minnette" the author has lavished
all her skill. "Minnette" is a dreamer of
dreams, and she allows the events of her life
and her course of conduot at the most critical
moments to be influenced not merely by her
Tisions,,but by the impressions of a peculiarly
delicate and sensitive nervous organization;
The character is a puzzle in the book just as
it would be in real life, and that many per
sons will find it incomprehensible is no proof
of its want of fidelity to nature. On the
contrary, we conoeive "Minnette" to be a pe
culiarly fine and subtle psychological analysis,
and many of the strange features of the story
scarcely appear strange beoause they are bo
"much harmony with the character
of the relator. The , plot of
Strife" is not intricate, but it is somewhat
difficult to follow. The attentive reader, how
ever, will not fail to notioe that it is conducted
with much skill and that the peculiar de
nouement is quite an artistia masterpieoe.
The Bcene of the story is laid in Germany
and Italy, and Mrs. Wallace's travels in those
countries has enabled her to bring facts as
well as actual impressions to the aid of her
imagination in the descriptive passages. In
the twenty-first and several subsequent chap
ters there is an aocount of a night flight from
Sorrento, in whioh the leading personages
escape in disguise frem the officers of .the
Papal Government.that is exceedingly graphic,
and the account of the wedding of the heroine
in the twenty-seventh, and of a mutiny of
Garibaldians in the Abruzzi whioh succeeds
in the .thirty-first, are evidences of the de
scriptive abilities of the author. . The great
fault of the story is a want of definiteness in
its outlines. This comes in some degree from
tho peculiar character of the heroine and from
the fact that the narrative is autobiographic
There is no doubt, however, that "Strife"
would be more likely to find favor with the
mass of readers if its purpose were more
clearly set forth. As a very original and very
meritorious work, however, we give it a cor
dial welcome, and hope that its success will
be such as to encourage the writer to supple
ment it by other attempts in the same line.
Published by Claxtoa, Kemsen & Ilaffel
finger. "Light" is the title of the second volume
of the series entitled "Soieuoe for the
Young," by Jacob Abbott, in course of publi
cation by Harper fc Brothers. The various
phenomena of light are described very tho
roughly, and in that interesting and popular
style for which Mr. Abbott is famous. A clear
and comprehensive account is given of the
results of modern investigation and discovery,
and the book is one that adults as well as
young people will find both interesting an 1
instructive. For sale by Claxton, Itemaea &
"Six Boys" is a story of a widowed
mother upon whom is imposed the care of
training sis boys of diverse 'character and
taste, and her trials and tribulations, her
hopes and jo J8! set forth in such a mincer
as to secure the sympathies of young readers,
to whom the story is particularly addressed.
The third series of "Bible Sketches," by
Samuel B.Green, B. A., relate in familiar
style, for the edification of young people, the
leading incidents of Christ's life, with illus
trations from Eastern customs, and explana
tions calculated to impress the minds of
those for whom the book is particularly in
Both of the above-mentioned works are
from the Riverside press of Ilurd & Hough
ton, and are published by the American Tract
The June number of The Troof Sheet,
published by Collins & McLeester, contains a
sketch of our Democratic contemporary the
Age, with other interesting matter.
The renn Monthly for June, published
by Torter & Coates, contains several ably
written articles and some excellent book re
views. The June number of The Journal of the
Franklin Institute is filled with valuable and
interesting practioal and scientific papers
which discuss the latest . discoveries, inven
tions, and investigations. 1
The June number of Our Schoolday Visi
tor presents an attractive array of stories,
sketches, and poems suited to the tastes of
The Coachmakers' International Journal
for June contains a number of practical arti
cles of interest to the coach-making
From the Central News Company, No.
05 Chesnut street, we have received the May
number of The St. James Magazine.
JAY COOKE & CO.,
PHILADELPHIA, SEW YORK and WASHINGTON.
JAY COOKE, ftlcCULLQCH S CO.
Dealers in Government Securities,
Special attention given to the Purchase ana Sale
of Bonds and Stocks en Commission, at.the Board of
Brokers In this and other cities.
INTEREST ALLOWED ON DEPOSITS,
COLLECTIONS MADE ON ALL POINTS.
GOLD AND SILVER BOUGHT AND SOL !
In connection with our London House we are now
prepared to transact a general
. . . .
FOREIGN EXCHANGE BUSINESS,
Including Purchase and Sale of Sterling Bills, and
the Issue of Commercial Credits and Travellers' Cir
cular Letters, available in any part of the world, and
are thus enabled to receive GOLD 0N DEPOSIT,
and to allow four per cent. Interest In currency
thereon. , . ., . ;
Having direct telegraphic communication wit'
"both our New York and Washington Offices, we can
offer superior facilities to our customers. . -i - i
RELIABLE RAILROAD BONDS FOR INVEST.
BLENT. . ..:.,,',!
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Pamphlets and full Information given at our office',
5 3 8mrp
No. 114 S. THIRD Street, Philada,
MORTGGEonly$ 1 2,500 PER MILE
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TRUSTEES. . ,
FIDELITY INSURANCE, TRUST, AND SAFE
Special Attention of Investors
Is now called to tie
First mortgage Bonds
OF TBI '
BRIDGETON AKD PORT NORBIS
7 PER CERT., FREE OF ALL TAXES.
This road runs from the mouth of Maurice River
to Bridgeton, New Jersey, where It connects with
West Jersey Railroad.
The fact that this Mortgage is but for 118.500 per
mile, and that stock suoscrlpilona have been secured
equal to 40 per cent, of that amount, places this loan
upon the nrine&t basis and gives to It unusual se
curity. They can be registered, and are in Bums of 1100,
S00, f 10O0. Interest payable April and October.
They are Offered for the present at WO and accrued
For further particulars and pamphlets apply to
D. C. WHARTON SMITH CO.,
BANKERS & BROKERS,
No. 121 SOUTH THIRD STREET, ,
6 2tf PHILADELPHIA.
Ncs. 51 and 53 S. THIRD St.
Dealers In Mercantile Paper, Collateral Loans,
Government Securities, and Gold. .
Draw Bills of Exchange on the Union Bank of
London,and issue travellers' letters of credit through
Messrs. BOWLES BROS fc CO., available In all the
cities of Europe.
Hake Collections on all points.
Execute orders for Bonds and stocks at Board of
Allow interest on Deposit, subject to check at
COUPON OR REGISTERED LOAN
City of Williamsport, Pennsylvania,
With both principal and Interest made absolutely
secure by State and municipal legislation,
for sale at
AND ACCRDRED INTEREST, BY
P. 8. PETERSON & CO..
Bankers and Stock Brokers
Ho. 39 S. THIRD STREET,
Wilmington and Reading
7 run ccrjT. norms.
Free of Taxes.
We are offering the Second Mortgage
Bonds of this Company '
AT 82 AND ACCRUED INTEREST.
Interest Payable January and
The Bonds are in
SI 0003, 8500s, and SI OOs,
aBu can ne REGISTERED free or expense. The
road la doing a good business, with prospects of con
siderable Increase. :
This Issue is made to procure addluonal rolling
Bonds, Pamphlets, and information can be ob
DG HAVEN & ORO.,
No. 40 South THIRD St root.
BURLINGTON, CEDAR RAPIDS, j
First Mortgage 7 Per Cent. Gold Boa ds :
At 90 and Accrued Interest in Currency j
On a Completed Road, I
Free of U. S. Taz.
This road is now in the dullest season of the year1
earning more than is per cent, net on the amount
of its mortgage obligations. i
Its 7 per cent, gold bonds are equal for security
to Government or any Railroad inane. They com
mand a ready market, ana we are prepared to buy
and sell them at all times. No Investment in the
market, possessing equal guarantees of safety, re
turns an equal percentage of Interest. The Chicago
Burlington, and Qulncy has given a traffic guaran
tee, and obligates Itself to invest in these bonds so
Ser cent, of the gross earnings derived from all
uslness from this road. This is sufficient Indication,
of the estimate of this enterprise by the largest and'
most far-sighted corporation in the West. A limited
quantity Btul for sale by j
HENRY CLEWS & CO., !
No. 32 WALL Street, New York. ,
For sale in Philadelphia by
De Haven &' Bros.,
Elliott, Collins & Co., !
Townsend Whelen & Co.,'
Darker Dros & Co., j
W. H. Shelmerdlne & Co.,
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And by Bankers and Brokers generally. 4 28 wf tjl5
B. K. JAMISON & CO.;
. -' SUCCESSORS TO - ' - - j
BANKERS AND DEALERS IN
Gold, Silver, and Government Bondt
At Closest Market Rate,
N. W. Cor. THIRD and CHESUUT Sti
Special attention given to COMMISSION ORDERS
In New York and Philadelphia stock Boards, etc.
eto - , i ae ,
PAID TO THE PURCHASE AND SALE OF j
Stocks and Bonds, !
Here and in New York, and every facility furnished
to parties desiring to have them carried.
D. C. WHARTON SMITH & CO.,
BANKERS k BROKERS, j
No. 121 SOUTH THIRD STREET,
5 29 , , PHILADELPHIA, i
ELLIOTT, COLLINS & CO., !
No. IC9 8outh THIRD Street,
MEMBERS OF STOOK AND GOLD EX
DEALERS IN MERCANTILE PAPER,'
GOVERNMENT SECURITIES, GOLD.Etc.
DRAW BILLS OF EXCHANGE ON THE
UN ION BANK OK LONDON. 8 8 fmwS
JOHN S. RUSHTOf! & CO.,
BAKKEHS AUD BB0KEE8,
GOLD AND COUPONS WANTED.
BOUGHT AND BOLD, " J
Mo. GO South THIRD Street.
I Ml PHILADELPHIA! 1
BANKEn, " N
03U WALNUT UT..
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7 30 GOLD LOAN.
JAY COOICE & CO.
ARE NOW BELLING AT PAR,
The First RXortsasre Land
- Grant Gold Bonds
Northern Pacific Railroad
BEARING SEVEN AND THREE-TENTHS PER
vdiij. uvi,i ixvj jj.it jin i , aiiu BlUJUKEU BY
FIRST AND ONLY MOHTOaOE ON THE EN
TIKE ROAD AND EQUIPMENTS, AND ON
23,000 Acres . of Land
to evprv milo of trartr. nr finii t ...... -
each i,000 Bond. There is no other security in the
market more safe or so profitable.
jnenifrnem current price win be paid for U. 8.
riVE-TWRNTIiX, anrt all oilier marketable se
curities received in exchange.
Pamphlets, Maps, and fall information furnished
JAY COOKE & CO.,
Philadelphia. New York. Waahin irtnn.
FINANCIAL AGENTS NOUTHEKN PACIFIC
For pale In Philadelphia hv
BOWEN A FOX, No. 13 Merchants' Exchange.
SEVENTH NATIONAL BaNK, N. W. cor.i'ourt
nun jiitti Kf i, mrceiH.
"VVM. PAINTER & CO.. No. 88 8. Third strati
GLEN DINNING, DAVIS & CO., No. 48 S. Third
TOWNSEND WHEI.EN A CO, No. 809 Walnut St.
BULL & NORTH, No. 1S1 8. ihlrd street.
T. A. BIDDLE A CO.. No. 828 Walnut street.
V. .. VAKTU SMITH S. CO., 121 H. Third
STERLING fc CO., no. 110 S. Third street.
J. H. TROTTER, No. 822 Walnut street.
C. T. YERKES, Jr., & CO.. No. 20 8 Third street. '
WM. T. ELBERT, No. 821 Walnut street.
S. M. PALMEK A CO., No. 28 8. Third street.
U. M. ROBINSON & CO.. No. 183 s. Third street
SAMUEL WORK, No. 64 S. Third street.
J. 8. RUsnTON fc CO.. No. 60 8. Third street. :
GEO. J. BOYD, No. 18 South Third street.
RALEY A WJL80N, No. 41 S. Third street.
WALLACE A KEENE. No. 149 8. Third street
H. H. WILTBANK, No. 806 Walnut street
M. 8CHULTZ A CO., No. 44 8. Third Street.
WILLIAM C. MORGAN & CO.. No. 23 S. Third St. !
NARR & LADNER, No. 80 8. Third Btreet
BIOREN A CO No. 160 8. Third street.
JOHN K. WILDMAN, No. 26 8. Third street
P. 8. PETERSON & CO.. No. 89 S. Third street ;
B. K. JAMISON A CO., N.W. cor. Third & Ohesnut.
EMORY, BENSON & CO., No. e a Third street
W. II. 8TEVENSON, No. 223 Dock street. i
BARKER BROS. A CO., No. 28 8. Third street. !
JAMES E. LBWAR8 t CO.. No. 29 8. Third street.
G. fc W. Y. HEBERTON, No. 62 S. Third street
CHARLE8 B. KEEN, No. 828 Walnut street
WILLIAM T. CARTER, No. 8131$ Walnut street
W. H. 8HELMERDINE.No. 10 8. Third street
JAOOB B. RIDGWAY, No. 68 8. Third street I
MEQARY & PEALE, No. 12 8. Third Street
JOHN MOSS, Jr., No. 208 Walnut street
H. F. BACHMAN, No. 26 S. Third street
8 27mwi8m i
Safe Home Investment j
' '" TUB
Sunhury and Lewistown Railroad
7 mil csrjT. cold
First Mortgage Bondsj
... ... i
Interest Payable April and Octo
ber, Free of State and United j
We are now offering the balance of the loan of
fl,2(K),000, which is secured by a first and only lieu
on the entire property and franchises of the Com.
pany, , , i
At 00 and the Accrued! Interest
. . : Added. .,..,.,(
The Road Is now rapidly approaching completion,
with a large trade in COAL, IRON, and LUMBER.,
in addition to the passenger travel awaiting the
opening of this greatly needed enterprise. The local
trade alone is sufficiently large to sustain the Road.
We have no hesitation in recommending the Bonds
as a CHEAP, RELIABLE, and SAFE INVEST i
For pamphlets, with map and fail information,
Win. PAINTER & CO.,
. ' ' Dealers in Government Securities,
No'. 36 South THIRD Street,
IN THE DISTRICT COURT FOR THE CITY"
AND COUNTY OF PHILADELPHIA.
FISUER et aL, Executors, vs. PATTERSON.
Levari Facias. March Term, 1871, No. 1039.
- The auditor appointed by the Court to report dis
tribution of the fund arising from the Sheriffs sale
nnder the above writ of all thatcertaln lot of ground,
with the messuage or tenement thereon erected,
situate on the south side of Arch street, at the din
tan oe of 92 feet i inches east of Seventeenth street,
in the city of Philadelphia, containing in front on
Arch street 89 feet 7) Inches, and In depth south
ward of that width 150 feet to Ann street, will meet
the parties interested for the purpose or his appolnu
ment on MONDAY, June 12, 18T1, at 4 o'clock P. M
at his office, No. 202 8. FIFTH Street in the city of
Philadelphia, when and where all persons Interested
are requested to make their claims, or be debarred
from coming in upon said fund.
T. BRADFORD DWIGIIT.
c so lot Auditor. ;
IN THE ORPHANS' COURT FOR THE CITy!
AND COUNTY OF PHILADELPHIA.
Estate of JAMES quiOLEY, deceased.
The Auditor appointed by the Court to audit, settle,
and adjust the account of JOHN MELLON, admin
istrator de bonis non or JAMES QUIQLBY, de
ceased, and to report distribution of the balance
in the hands of the accountant will meet the
parties interested for the purpose of his appoint,
ment on TUEHDA Y, June 13, 1811, at 1 o'clock P.
M.,at No. 623 WALNUT Street, room No. 8, In the
City of Philadelphia. INMAN HORN EH,
6 8lwfm6t Auditor.
jOfiBFH IX CAMPieN (late Moore A Campion),
WDXIAM SMITH, KICUAKD B. CAUTION.
SMITH & CAMPION,
Manufacturers of J '
FINE FURNITURE, UPHOLSTERINQS, AND IN
TERIOR HOUSE DECORATIONS,
No, Mtt SOUTH THIRD Street
Manufactory, No, sib and SIT LEVANT Street,
" OOAL. i
p, OWEN A CO., k i
OOAL DEALERS, i
FILBERT 6TRKKT WHARF,
SCHUYLKILL. JXOlyJ 1
II III! IB I m
NOWDON A RAU'8 OOAL DEPOT, CORNER
D1LLWYN and WILLOW Streets. Lehigh and
Schuylkill COAL, prepared expressly for family use
at the lowest catih prices. 118
A LIXAMD1B . OAT TILL 00..
V . PRODUCE COMMISSION MERCHANT f
HO. IT NORTH WATER 8TE5BT,'
pUlLADitLPiiiA. . ' ,
lUXAMOn 6. CAITjUIs CLUA9 GiKlfc j
PROPOSALS FOR MATERIAL8 TO BE
SUPPLIED TO THE NAVY YARDS
UNDER THE COGNIZANCE OF THE
BUREAU OF CONSTRUCTION AND
Navt Department, )
BuREAr oF Construction and Rbfaib,V
mabuihoton, u. u., June 0, 1S7L
Scaled proposals to furnish Timber and other
materials for the Navy for the fiscal year end
ing jnne so, lot, wm be received at this Bu
reau until 12 o'clock M. of the 30th of June
Instant, at which time tho bids will be
opened. - - . .
The proposals must be addressed to the
Chief of the Bureau of Construction and
Repair, Navy Department, Washington, and
must be endorsed " Proposals for Timber,
etc., for the Navy," that they may be dis
tinguished from ordinary business letters.
To prevent confusion, and facilitate the open
ing of the bids, parties bidding for supplies at
several yards will enclose their bids in separate
envelopes, each indorsed with tlie name of the
yard for which the bid is made.
Printed schedules for such classes as parties
deal in and intend to bid for, together with
instructions to bidders, giving the forms of pro
posal, of guarantee, and of certificate of guaran
tors, with printed forms of offer, will bo fur
nished to such persons as desire to bid, on ap
plication to the Commandants of the respective
Navy Yards, and thoee of all the yards on
application to the Bureau.
The Commandant of each Navy Yard, and the
Eurchasing Paymaster for each station, will
ave a copy of the schedules of the other yards,
for examination only, in order that persons who
intend to bid may judge whether it is desirable
to make application lor any of the classes of
The proposals must te for the whole of a
class, but tne Department reserves the right to
reduce the whole class, should the interest of
the Government require it, before the execution
of the contract. All applications for informa
tion, or for the examination of samples, must
be made to the Commandants of the respective
The proposal must be accompanied by a cer
tificate from the Collector of Internal Revenue
for the district in which the bidder resides, that
be has a license to deal in the articles for which
he proposes; and, by direction of the Depart
ment, bids or offers will be received only from
parties who are bon fide dealers in, or manu
facturers of, the articles tfiey offer to furnish.
The guarantors must Decertified by the Assessor
of Internal Revenue for the district in which
The contract will bo awarded to the person
who makes the lowest bid and gives the guar
antee reauired by law, the Navy Department,
however, reserving the right to reject tho lowest
bid, or any which it may deem exorbitant.
Sureties in the full amount will be required to
sign the contract, and their responsibility must
be certinea to tne satisfaction oi tne jxavy ue
As additional security twenty per centum will
be withheld from the amount oi the bills until
the contracts shall have been completed, and
eighty per centum of the amount of each bill,
approved in triplicate by the Commandants of
tne respective yards, win De paid Dy tne ray
master of the station designated in the contract,
or. if none Is specified, by the Paymaster of the
station nearest the yard where the goods are
delivered, within ten days after the warrant for
the same shall have been passed by the Secretary
of the Treasury.
The classes of this Bureau are numbered and
designated as follows:
No. 1, White Oak Logs; No. 2, White Oak
Keel Pieces: No. 3. White Oak Curved Timber;
No. 7, Yellow Pine Logs; No. 8, Yellow Pine
Beams-Oregon Pine Beams at Mare Island
Yard; No. 9, Yellow Pine Mast Timber Oregon
Pine Mast Timber at Mare Island Yard; No. II,
AVbite rine Logs; No. 12, White Pine Mast
Timber; No. 13, White Pine Plank Boards-
Sugar Pine Boards at Alare island xard; No,
15, White Ash, Elm, Beech White Ash,
Redwood at Mare Island Yard; No. 16, White
Ash Oars; No. 18, Black Walnut, Mahogany,
Maple, Cherry; No. 22, Cypress, Cedar; No.
23, Black Spruce; No. 24, White Oak Staves
and Headings; No. 25, Lignum vita1; No.
SO, Ingot Copper; No. 83, Wrought Iron,
round and square; No. S3, Wrought
Iron, flat; No. 84, Iron, plate; No. 35,
Steel; No. 87. Iron 8pikes; No. 38. Iron Wrought
Nails; No. 89, Iron Cut Nails; No. 42, Lead, pipe,
sheet; No. 43, Zinc; No. 44, Tin: No. 45, Solder;
ISO. as, JjOcks, Hinges, Doits, oi orass ana iron;
No. 49, Screws, of brass and iron; No. 50, Files;!
no. oi, Augers; jno. oa, 1001s ior snip stores;
XT KO rTl In nnJ .linn. . 'KTn Ki '
Hardware; No. 56. White Lead; No. 57, Zinc
Paints; No. 58, Colored Paints, Dryers; No. 59,
Linseed Oil; No. 60, Varnish, Spirits Turpen
tine; No. 63, Sperm and Lard Oil; No. 64, Tal
low, Boap; No. 65, Fish Oil; No. 68, Glass; No.
69, Brushes; No. 70, Dry Goods for upholstering;
No. 71, Stationery; No. 72, Crucibles; No. 73,
Ship Chandlery; No. 74, Acids; No. 75, Resin,
Pitch, Crude Turpentine; No. 77, Belting, Pack
ing; No. 78, Leather, pump rigging, lacing; No.
80, Junk; No. 85, Anthracite Coal; No. 86, Semi
bituminous Coal; No. 87, Bituminous Coal; No.
88, Charcoal; No. 89, Wood.
The following are the classes, by the num
bers, required at the respective navy yards:
1 ' KITTERY. '
Nop. 13, 15, 18, 22, 83, 83, 89, 41, 48. 49, 50, 51,
52, 53, 54, 56, 58, 59, 60, 63, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 74,
78,85,87,88.- - -
Nos. 1, 7, 13, 15, 16, 18, 22, 24, 25, 32. 83. 34,
85, 37, 88, 89, 42, 43, 44, 48, 49, 50, 51, 53, 53, 54,
56, 58, 60, 63, 64, 65, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 74, 77, 78,
82, 85, 87, 88.
Nos. 1, 7, 11, 13, 15, 16, 18, 23, 23, 24, 25, 83,
83, 87, 42, 51, 53, 54, 56, 57, 53, 59, 60, 63, 63, 69,
70, 71, 73, 74, 80, 85, 86, 88.
Nos. 1, 7, 9, 32, 83, 03, 71, 85, 87.
Nos. 1, 3, 7, 11, 12, 13, 15, 18, 23, 80, S3, S3, 34,
35, 87, 38, 89, 42, 43, 44, 45, 43, 49, 50, 51, 53,
53, 64, 56, 58, 59, 60, 63, 64, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72,
73, 74, 75, 77, 78, 85, 87, 88. 89. .
- NORFOLK. ;
Nos. 1, 7, 9, 13, 15, 18, 22, 23, 24, S3, 39, 48,
50, 53, 58, 59, 60, 63, 70, 71, 73, 77, 85, 87. i
MARE ISLAND. - j
Nos. 2, 8. 9, 13, 15, 18, 22, 33, 83, 34, 35, 37,'
38. 89, 43, 44, 48, 49, 50, 51, 53, 54, 56, 57, 53,
59, 60, 63, 64, 65, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 74, 77, 87,,
88, 89. 6 61aw4t j
QUARTERMASTER'S OFFICE, UNITED
STATES ARMY, .
Philadelphia, Pa., May 26, 1871.
SEALED PROPOSALS In triplicate will be re
ceived at this office until 13 o'clock II. on MON
DAY, June S6, 1871, for building a brick or stone
wall, with one double and one single iron gate, at
the following named NATIONAL CEMETERIES,
Cuipeper C. H., Va., Fort Harrison, near Rich,
mond, Va., and Beverly, N . J. - ,
The rubbish resulting from the exoavation for the
walls to be removed from the grounds of each ceme
tery at the expense of the successful bidder.
Bidders will be required to specify the price per
linear root, and no bid will be entertained that does
not conform to this requirement. j
Plans, specifications, and blank forms for bids
furnished Ij the undersigned. j
6 86 et Major and Quartermaster U. S. Army.
' Optics a. C. 8.. 1 I
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., May 15, 1871.
SEALED PROPOSALS In ' duplicate will be
received at ! office until 18 M., June 15, 1871, for
furnishing the freah beef required by the Sub
sistence Department, U. 8. A., at this station during
six months, commencing July 1, 1871. Information
as to conditions, quality of beer, payments, eto.,
can be obtained by iPPto AM pRINCEf
5 is First Lieut. Ord., A. C. S. :
StOTTON SAIL DUCK AND CANVAS, OF ALL
and WatTon-oover Duck. Also, Paper fiLanoiao,
turersJ Drier iwra tinny to ieveutJHy
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k.M m,u a PaniiniL Balling. HuM Twtna. eta
TEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS, BRIDGET
r r ; Otfick or Cbikf Cowmissionbr, - v 1
, , . . No. 104 South Fifth Street, V
PniLADELrniA, June 6, 1871.) ,,
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.
8EALED PROPOSALS will be received at the
office oi the Chief Commissioner of lllgu-
ways, until 12 o'clock M. on FRIDAY, 9ttt
instant, for the construction of sewers on tho
SERGEANT BTREET from the northwest
curb line of KENSINGTON AVENUE, to con
nect with the sewer now constructed on EMER
On COATES STREET from TWENTY
FIRST STREET to TWENTY-SECOND
On BRANDYWINE STREET, EIGH
TEENTH STREET to NINETEENTH 8TREET,
and from TWENTIETH STREET to TWENTY
FIRST STREET. ' '
On FILBERT STREET from SIXTEENTH
STREET to a point about sixty-three feet east
of SEVENTEENTH STREET, said sewers to bo
constructed in the usual form, with a clear
inside diameter of three feet. - i
On SrRUCE STREET, from the east side of
THIRTY-FOURTH STREET to the west side
of THIRTY-SEVENTH STREET, to be four
feet in the clear inside diameter. ,
With such manholes as may be directed by
the Chief Engineer and Surveyor. The under
standing to be that the sewers herein adver
tised are to be completed on or before the 81st
day of December, 1871, and that the contractor
shall take bills prepared against the property
fronting on said sewers to the amount of one dol
lar aud fifty cents for each lineal foot of
front on each sldo of the street as so much
cash paid; the balance, as limited by ordinance,
to be paid by the city; and the contractor will
be required to keep the street and sewer in good
order for three years after the sewer is
When the street is occupied by a city passen
ger railroad track, the sewer shall be constructed
alongside of said track in such man tier as not to
obstruct or interfere with the safe passage of the
cars thereon; and no claim for remuneration
shall be paid the contractor by the company
using said track, . as specified in the Act of
Assembly approved May 8, 1806.
Each proposal must be accompanied by a cer
tificate that a bond has been filed in the Law
Department, as directed by ordinance of May
If the lowest bidder shall not execute
a contract within five days after the work:
is awarded, he will be deemed as declining, and
will be held liable on his bond for the differ
ence between bis bid and the next lowest bid
der. Specifications may be had at the De
partment of Surveys, which will be strictly
adhered to. The Department of Highways re
serves the right to reject all bids not deemed
All bidders may be present at the time and
place of opening the said proposals. No al
lowance will be made for rock excavation,
except by special contract.
MAHLON H. DICKINSON,
6 6 8t Chief Com'r of Highways.
OMMON COUNCIL OF PHILADELPHIA.
., .i . . Class's Officb,.
Philadelphia, June 2, 1871.
In accordance with a resolution adopted by
the Common Council of the City of Philadel
phia on Thursday, the first day of June, 1871,
the annexed bill, entitled "An ordinance to au
thorize a loan for the construction of culverts
and for police purposes," is hereby published
for public information. ,
JOHN ECKSTEIN,' ,
m Clerk of Common Council.
AN ORDINANCE ' '
TO AUTHORIZE A LOAN FOR THE CON
STRUCTION OF CULVERTS AND FOR
Section 1. The Select and Common Councils
of the City of Philadelphia do ordain, That the
Mayor of Philadelphia be and he is hereby
authorized to borrow at not less than par, on
the credit of the city, from time to time, four
hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars,
to be applied as follows, yU:
First. For the construction of cul
verts, one hundred and twenty-five thou
sand dollars. Second. For the purchase of
f round and the erection and extension of bulld
ogs for Police Station-houses, three hundred
thousand dollars. For which interest, not . to
exceed the rate of six per cent, per annum,
shall be paid half yearly, on the first days of
January and July, at the office of the City
Treasurer. The principal of said loan shall be
payable and paid at the expiration of thirty
years from the date of he same, and not before,
without the consent of the holders thereof; and
the certificates therefor, in the usual form of
the certificates of ilty Loan, shall be issued In
such amounts as the lenders may require, but
not for any fractional part of one hundred dol
lars; or, If required, in amounts of five hundred
or one thousand dollars; and it shall be ex
pressed in said certificates that the loftn therein
mention, and the interest thereof, are payable
free from all taxes.
Section 2. Whenever any loan shall be made
by virtue thereof, there shall be, by force of
this ordinance, annually appropriated out of the
income of the corporate estates' and from the
snm raised by taxation, a sum sufficient to pay
the interest on raid certlfiates; and the further
sum of three-tenths of one per centum on the
par value of such certificates so issued shall be
appropriated quarterly out of said Income and
taxes to a sinking fund, which fund and its ac
cumulations are hereby especially pledged for
the redemption and payment of said certifi
cates. . . .
' RESOLUTION TO PUBLISH A LOAN BILL.
Jiesolved, That the Clerk of Common Council
be authorized to publish in two daily newspa
pers of this city, daily for four weeks, the ordi
nance presented to Common Council on Thurs
day, June 1, 1871, entitled "An ordinance to
authorize a loan for the construction of culverts
and for police purposes;" and that the said
Clerk, at the stated meeting of Councils after
the expiration of four weeks from the first day
of said publication, shall present to this Council
one of each of said newspapers for every
day in which the same shall have been
made. , . 6 2 24t
ENQINESt MACHINERY, ETO.
fffff PENN STEAM ENGINE AND BOiLEH
m " UtTM WORKS. NEAFIB A LEVY, PRACTI.
CAL AND THEORETICAL ENGINEERS, MA.
OHLNISTS. BOILER-MAKERS, BLACKSMITHS,
and FOUNDERS, having for many years been In
snocessfdl operation, ana been exclusively engaged
in building and repairing Marine and River Engines,
high and low pressure, Iron Boilers, Water Tanks,
Propellers, eto. etc., respectfully offer their servlees
to tne public as being fully prepared to contract for
engines of ail siieaa, Marine, River, and Stationary ;
having sets or patterns of dlffeient sites, are pre
Sared to execute orders with quick despatch. Ever
escrlptlon of pattern-making made at the shortest
notice. High and Low Pressure Fine Tubular and
Cylinder boilers of the best Pennsylvania Charcoal
Iron. Forgings of all stee and kinds, iron and
Brass Castings of all descriptions. Roll Turning,
bcrew Cutting, and all other work oomiectod
with the above business.
Drawings and specifications for all work dona
the establishment free of ooarge, and work gas
The subscribers have ample wharf dock-room fat '
repairs of boats, where they can lie in perfect
safety, and are provided with shears, blocks, falls,
eto. eto., for raising heavy or light weight
JACOB C. NBA FIE,
... . JOHN P. LEVY,
BEACH and PALMER Strests,'
QIBARD TUBE WORKS AND IRON OO.;
Manufacture Plain and Qalvanised :
and Sundries for Gas and Steam Fitters, Plumbers
Machinists, Railing Makers, Oil Refiners, eto.
TWENTY-THIRD AND FILBERT STREETS,'
OFFICE AND WAHKUOl'St;
No. 49 N. FIFTH STREET. -
375HlTFARNrMS"CO , COMMISSION MEIU
chants and Manufacturers of Couentoga Tick,
lug, tic, etc, No. W CliESaLT Street, Ihiiadei