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Civil War Harper's Weekly, December 19, 1863

This site features the Harper's Weekly newspapers published during the Civil War. This weekly illustrated newspaper was the primary source of information on the war during the Civil War years. Today, they serve as an invaluable tool for students and researchers to better understand this period of American History.

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HARPER'S WEEKLY.

[DECEMBER 19, 1863.

816

ANOTHER "STRIKE."

GRAMDMA. "Well, Father; I wish you would give us your advice! CLARA and GEORGE have tried every thing—but these Children say they positively will not go to school till their pocket-money is raised to FIVE CENTS a day."

FISK & HATCH.

Bankers and Dealers in Government Securities,

AND

AGENTS FOR THE UNITED STATES

FIVE-TWENTY LOAN,

No. 38 Wall Street, New York,  

FOR

Holiday Presents,

SEE

J. H. Winslow & Co.'s

Advertisement on page 815.

HOLIDAY GOODS.

Schuyler, Hartley & Graham,

19 Maiden Lane AND 22 John Street, 31 Rue du Chateau d'Eau, Paris, Sands St., Birmingham,
England.

French and English Fancy Goods.

PORCELAIN VASES. MANTEL ORNAMENTS. MARBLE CLOCKS. BRONZES. CARD RECEIVERS. PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS. ODEUR AND DRESSING CASES. CARVED WOOD WORK-BOXES. LIQUER CASES. OPERA GLASSES. FANS. LEATHER BAGS. Also JET AND CORAL JEWELRY, DIAMONDS, WATCHES &c. MILITARY GOODS—GUNS-PISTOLS—CUTLERY, &c. FINE ENGLISH SKATES.

THE BOWEN MICROSCOPE,

Magnifying small objects 500 times. MAILED FREE everywhere for 30 CENTS. Five of different powers for $1.00. Apdress F. C. BOWEN, Box 220, Boston, Mass.

FURS.
C. G. GUNTHER & SONS,

FUR WAREHOUSE,
46 Maiden Lane, New York,
Importers, Manufacturers, and Shippers
of Raw Furs and Skins.
Invite attention to their extensive Assortment of Ladies'
Furs now on hand.

NATIONAL BATTLE PIN.

this beautiful keepsake and record of gallant acts.

LOUIS PHIILIP, 609 Broadway, N. Y.

Soldier's price, $50; Civilian's, $75. Send for a Circular. J. W. WESTON, Agt., 491 Broadway, N. Y.

A GOLD OR SILVER WATCH
And a Gold Chain Free.

NEW STATIONERY PRIZE PACKETS for the Holidays. NEW and SPECIAL INDUCEMENTS to AGENTS. Send for our New Circular.

G. S. HASKINS & CO., 36 Beekman Street, N. Y.

A Household Word.—Buy your Housekeeping Articles at BASSFORD'S, Cooper Institute, New York.

A Bad Breath,—The Greatest Curse the human family is heir to. How many lovers it has separated—how many friends forever parted. The subject is so delicate, your nearest friend will not mention it, and you are ignorant of the fact. To effect a radical cure, use the "BALM OF THOUSAND FLOWERS" as a dentrifice, night and morning. It also beautifies the complexion, removing all tan, pimples, and freckles, leaving the skin soft and white. Price 50 cents. For sale by all druggists.

The Trade supplied by HOWARD, SANGER & CO., 105 and 107 Chambers Street, N. Y., and for sale by all Druggists.

Davis Collamore & Co., 479 Broadway, below Broome Street. Are now Opening HOLIDAY GOODS in great VARIETY and of very beautiful styles.

Also DINING, TEA, and TOILET SETS. GLASS WARE, ENGRAVED with CREST or INITIAL.

BLUE CANTON COFFEE CUPS, &c., &c.

CHICKEN EGG DISHES.

The Soldier's Gift

To the Loved One at Home.

We will deliver free of freight charge, at any Express Office East of St. Joseph, Mo., any of our beautiful Albums of the value of $5 or more, that may be ordered by members of the Army or Navy of the United States as Presents to friends at home. We manufacture elegant styles at all prices to $25, and higher.

E. & H. T. ANTHONY,

Manufacturers and Importers,

      501 Broadway, N. Y.

Learn to Skate in One Hour by using

Musical Boxes,

$7. WATCHES. $7.

A Beautiful Engraved Gold-Plated Watch, Lever Cap, small size, English Movements, perfect time-keeper. Sent free by mail, in neat case, for only $7. A Solid Silver, same as above, $7. Specially adapted to the ARMY. CHAS. P. NORTON & CO., 38 & 40 Ann Street, N.Y.

Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, of Aug. 22, says: "Messrs. NORTON & CO. have combined two very desirable things in a watch—cheapness and reliability. When it is known that for $7 a person can have an excellent timekeeper, there will be greater punctuality in all the affairs of life."

Europe, as well as this country, having received the first Prize Medal at the World's Exhibition in London, 1862.

The principal reason why the Steinway Pianos are superior to all others is, that the firm is composed of five practical pianoforte makers (father and four sons), who invent all their own improvements, and under whose personal supervision every part of the instrument is manufactured. Ware-rooms, Nos 82 & 84 Walker Street, N. Y.

$35 WATCHES. $35

Genuine Full-Jeweled American Lever Watches, in 4 Ounce Coin Silver Hunting Cases, Gold Joints, for $35.

Also every variety of gold Watches at equally low rates. All orders from the Army must be pre-paid, as the Express Companies will not take bills for collection on soldiers.

J. L. FERGUSON, Importer of Watches.

      208 Broadway New York.

$15 Per Day Easy $15
And a Watch Free.

Employment for everybody, male and female. 100,000 men, women, and children wanted to act as our Agents in every Town and Village throughout the U. S. to sell our immensely popular, unexcelled, and valuable extra large size PRIZE STATIONERY, RECIPES, and YANKEE NOTION PACKAGES, containing fine Writing Materials, such as Paper, Pens, Pencils, Envelopes, Blotters, Beautiful Emblems, Ladies' Fashion Plates, Designs for Needlework, Cottage Keepsakes, Household Companions, Camp Companions (for Soldiers), Parlor Amusements, Letter Writer's Guide, Medical Preparations, Many Ways to Get Rich, Likenesses of Military Heroes, Union Designs, Gents' Pocket Calendars for 1863, YANKEE NOTIONS of all kinds, rich and costly Presents of Fashionable Jewelry, Rare Recipes, Games, Army Advice, &c., &c., &c, the whole worth, if bought separately, many dollars. Price each Package ONLY 25 cents retail. Wholesale rates to Agents very low, from 100 TO 200 PER CENT. PROFIT ALLOWED. Our Packages stand same as ever, alone, and above all competitors, and have long been acknowledged as the leading and only real valuable and standard Articles of the kind now manufactured. Packages of all descriptions put up by the 1000 for Sutlers, Peddlers, Wholesale Dealers, &c. Goods sent by Express safe to ALL PARTS of the army South or Southwest. A SPLENDID SOLID SILVER WATCH, ENGLISH MOVEMENTS, and correct timepiece, presented FREE to each person who acts as our agent. Send for our NEW Circulars, containing Extra Premium Inducements, sent free. S. C. RICKARDS & CO., 102 Nassau St., N. Y. The Great Original, Largest, and Oldest Prize Package House in the World.

For Holiday Presents

Be sure and read B. T. HAYWARD'S Notice on page 814.

FINE DRESS

SHIRTS

TO ORDER.

UNRIVALED

In Manufacture,

Fitting, and Material.

At UNION ADAMS,

No. 637 Broadway.

Remington's

Approved by the Government.

Warranted superior to any other Pistol of the kind. Also Pocket and Belt Revolvers. Sold by the Trade generally.

E. REMINGTON & SONS,

         Ilion N. Y.

3,000 dozen pure Roman Scarfs. Made from the Purest and Softest Silk. These are the most fashionable, elegant, and economical Scarfs ever imported, as they are reversible; one Scarf is as good as two. They are much worn in Europe by both ladies and gentlemen. Can be worn with either pin or ring. The whole lot will be retailed at

WHOLESALE PRICES!

$1.50 AND $2 EACH. A single Scarf sent by mail on receipt of the cash, and six cents for postage. Very fine Gold Plated Scarf Pins or Rings At $1.50 each. S. W. H. WARD, No. 387 Broadway, New York.

ENAMELED WHITE,

Having the appearance and comfort of linen, have been worn in England for the last two years in preference to any other collar. as they are readily cleaned in one minute with a sponge. To Military Men and Travelers they are invaluable. Price $1 each, sent by Post to any part of the Union on receipt of $1.15.

WHOLESALE AND RETAIL

AGENTS WANTED in every Town in the Union. S. W. H. WARD, Sole Agent for U. S., 387 B'way, N. Y.

FRENCH FLANNEL

OVERSHIRTS.

the largest assortment in New York, $2.75, $3, $3.75 each; all cut one yard long. A single Shirt sent by mail on receipt of the cost. The cost of postage must be enclosed—63 cents for each Shirt. Send the size of your neck.

ENGLISH MERINO UNDERSHIRTS AND DRAWERS, $2, $2.25, and $2.50. SCOTCH LAMB'S WOOL UNDERSHIRTS AND DRAWERS. ALSO, FINE WHITE SHIRTS MADE TO MEASURE AT $24, $30, $36, AND $42 PER DOZEN.

Self-Measurement for Shirts.

Printed directions for self-measurement, list of prices, and drawings of different styles of shirts and collars sent free everywhere. The Cash can be paid to Express company on receipt of goods. S. W. H. WARD, No. 387 Broadway, New York.

PRESENTATION SWORDS,

Military and Masonic Goods. Emerson Silver, Office No. 447 Broome Street, second door west of Broadway, N. Y., Factory, Trenton, N. J. Manufacturers of rich presentation and Masonic regulation swords, fine spurs, belts, jewels, flags, banners, &c., &c. Our facilities are unsurpassed. We make every part within our own establishment, and are constantly getting up now and superior designs. OVER 30,000 SWORDS made for United States Government since the war.

Agents Wanted.

To sell the most interesting and popular BOOK on the War yet published. "GENERAL BUTLER IN NEW ORLEANS; A Full Account of the Capture of New Orleans, and Gen. Butler's Administration There," with much other interesting matter. By JAMES PARTON, author of those most interesting of American Biographies, "Life of Andrew Jackson," "Life of Aaron Burr," &c., &c. Everybody wants to read Mr. Parton's new book. Agents can do finely with it. Retail price $2. Apply to the Publishers, MASON BROTHERS, Nos. 5 and 7 Mercer St., N. Y.

Fogg's Double-Action Patent Lever
SKATE BUCKLE,

Manufactured and for sale on Straps, at wholesale, by F. STEVENS, Manufacturer of Skates, Straps, and Leather Goods, 215 Pearl St., New York, 68 Kilby St., Boston.

BILLIARD BALLS

Patent compressed Ivory Billiard Balls, 2 1/2 and 2 3/8 in., $10 per set. 2 in. Bagatelle, $8 per set. 1 3/4 in. Bagatelle, $6 per set. 15 Ball Pool, $30 set. WM. M. WELLING, 207 Centre St., New York, sign of the Golden Elephant.

GOLD PENS AND CASES.

Retailed at wholesale prices. 14 kt. Gold Pen, Solid Silver Case, $. 50, warranted for one year, guarantee accompanying each Pen. Send for a circular. Pens re-pointed on receipt of 35 cents. E. S. JOHNSON, 15 Maiden Lane, N. Y.

MUNN & CO.,

Solicitors of American and Foreign Patents,

And Publishers of the ILLUSTRATED SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, 37 Park Row, N. Y. Pamphlets of information concerning Patents, FREE. Specimens of the Paper, FREE.

The only enameled "Turn-over" Collar made in metals. Send $1 for a "Turn-over" or 75 cents for a "Choker," to Box 5173, and receive it by return mail. American enameled Metallic Collar Co., 94 Pine St., N. Y.

HOLIDAY GIFTS

For Ladies.

Prang's Album Pictures, in Oil Colors, ought to grace the Photograph Album of ever Lady.

400 subjects, such as

Autumn Leaves, Flowers,

Birds, Butterflies,

Views of the Hudson and of Central Park, &c., &c., are now ready.

For Children.

Little Red Riding Hood, the prettiest, most original book published this season. It is in shape of a paper doll, and gives the old tale of Little Red Riding Hood in verses, with 36 Illustrations in Oil Colors.

For sale at all Booksellers.

Published by

L. PRANG & CO.,

      Boston, Mass.

Beware the Northeaster.

Totally exclude Wind, Rain, Snow, and Dust from the crevices of doors and windows, without interfering with the free use of the same for ventilating purposes. They save one half the fuel, stop the rattling of the sashes, and are deadeners of sound from the street or otherwise. For circulars with references to thousands of our most respectable citizens, address, THE PATENT METALLIC WEATHER STRIP COMPANY, No. 644 Broadway, corner Bleecker Street, over the Manhattan Savings Bank. LOCAL AGENTS WANTED EVERYWHERE.

IVORY SLEEVE BUTTONS

Engraved with initials, 75c. per pair, sent free on receipt of the price. Pearl, $1.00 per set each. WM. M. WELLING, manufacturer of Ivory goods, 207 Centre St., N. Y., sign of the Golden Elephant.

The Best Writers in America

Contribute each month to the

Subscription Price THREE DOLLARS per year. 1600 pages of the best reading which American talent can furnish. A liberal reduction to Clubs. Send Four Cents for postage, and receive a specimen number gratis. Address TICKNOR & FIELDS, Boston.

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