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Robert E. Lee Portrait
[AT THE FAIR :—SCENE: Very pretty girl
pinning bouquet on Young Swell's coat.]
YOUNG SWELL. "Twenty-five cents
for the bouquet, I think you said: here's a Two-Dollar Greenback."
YOUNG LADY. " Yes ; twenty-five
cents for the bouquet : a dollar for pinning it on your coat: and seventy-five
cents for the pin. That's just right: thank you. Can't I show you something else
Bankers and Dealers in Government
FRENCH AND ENGLISH FANCY GOODS.
Also, a full assortment of
Jct. Coral, and Steel Goods.
Schuyler, Hartley & Graham,
19 Maiden Lane & 22 John Street,
31 Rue du Chateau d'Eau, Paris.
Sands St., Birmingham, Eng.
Shults' Onguent, warranted to
produce a full set of Whiskers in six weeks, or money refunded. Sent post-paid,
for 50 cents. Address C. F SHULTS, Troy, N. Y.
Good News for the Army.
Hereafter we will send,
post-paid, any of our PHOTOGRAPHIC ALBUMS ordered by soldiers for themselves or
friends, giving an Album of the full value of the money sent.
Our Albums have the reputation of
being superior to all others in beauty and durability, and range in price front
50 cts. to $50.
Our catalogue of
now embraces about 5000 office,
army and navy, statesmen actors, copies of work, of art, &c. Catalogue sent on
receipt of stamp.
Stereoscopes and Stereoscopic
Our assortment of these is very
extensive, including a great variety of views of the present war.
Catalogue sent on receipt of
E. & H. T. ANTHONY & CO,
501 Broadway, New York.
Manufacturers of Photographic Materials.
The only enameled "Turn-over"
Collar made in metals. Send $1 for a "Turn-over" or 75 cents for a "Choker," to
C. H. WELLING, 94 Pine Street, N. Y., and receive it by return mail.
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 St.,
IMPORTERS or FINE CHINA,
WEDGEWOOD, PARIAN, &c., &c. ENGRAVED GLASS to order in great variety. COLORED STONE CHINA DINING SETS.
WASHINGTON, March 28, 1864.
GENTLEMEN:—You may use the sentence about "Cudjo's Cave" which I wrote to Mr.
Trowbridge. The book MERITS HIGHER PRAISE, and I have heard it more highly
praised by discerning judges. Yours very truly, S. P. CHASE.
Messrs. J. E. TILTON & CO., Publishers, Boston. What Secretary CHASE says of the
Novel. "The inflamed condition of my
right eye has prevented my reading or writing much lately. "Cudjo's Cave" I
could not help reading, however. It interested and impressed me profoundly."
Hoyt's Hiawatha Hair Restorative,
HOYT'S HIAWATHA HAIR RESTORATIVE.
HOYT'S HIAWATHA HAIR RESTORATIVE. HOYT'S HIAWATHA HAIR RESTORATIVE. HOYT'S
HIAWATHA HAIR RESTORATIVE.
Superior to every other
preparation for the hair in power to restore faded and gray hair to its original
color and natural appearance, to prevent it from falling out, to over come
effects of previous use of preparations containing sulphur, sugar of lead, &c.,
and to remove the impurities and humors of the scalp. Invaluable dressing for
whiskers. Hoyt's Imperial Coloring Cream.
Superior to any Hair Dressing in
use. Oils and Colors the Hair at the same time. Changes light and red hair to a
beautiful brown or black. N.B.—Ladies' French hair dresser
in attendance to apply the Hiawatha. JOSEPH HOYT & CO., 10 University
Place, N. Y.
BUCKLEY'S MELODIST. A COLLECTION of about ONE HUNDRED
of the most popular Songs of the day, Words and Music, bound in cloth. Among the
contents are. "When Johnny comes marching home;" "Break it gently to my mother
;" "Read me a letter from home;" "Do they think of me at home ?" "Her bright
smile haunts me still ;" "How can I leave thee?" "Long weary day;" "Mother, is
the battle over?" "Rock me to sleep, mother;" "Sword of Bunker Hill:" "There's
music in the air;" "Tis midnight hour:" "Black Brigade:" "The Cure;" "The
Captain ;" "Go away, black man ;" "Glory Hallelujah ;" "Invalid Corps ;" "Jeff
Davis's Dream;" "Murther complate ;" "Sally come up;" "What will you do, love?"
&c. Copies mailed, post-paid, on receipt of 35 cents. HENRY TOLMAN & CO., Publishers,
291 Washington Street, Boston. For sale by the AMERICAN NEWS COMPANY, NEW YORK.
IVORY JEWELRY. A fine
assortment white and imitation of CORAL, and JET BROOCHES $1 50. BALL EARRINGS,
$1 50 pair. IVORY INITIAL, BUTTONS, 75c. pair. New Patterns Pearl $1 00 pair.
Sent free on receipt of the price. For sale at WELLING'S, 207 Centre St., N. Y.,
Sign of the GOLDEN ELEPHANT, THE TRADE SUPPLIED.
$50 AMERICAN $50 LEVER WATCHES.
TRADE MARK, P. S. BARTLETT,
WALTHAM, MASS., FULL JEWELED, WARRANTED, IN 4 oz. COIN SILVER HUNTING CASE, GOLD
JOINTS, FANCY PUSH PIN, FOR $50. Also every variety of good
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.
Soldiers of the Union!!!
Bead the following Letters received from your
comrades as endorsements of the
WORLD-KNOWN AND WORLD-TRIED REMEDIES
Pills and Ointment.
You will here find unsolicited
testimonials received from all parts of the country where our army of occupation
is in force.
See to your Health!
All of you have some one
interested in your welfare, then do not delay.
Your Life is Valuable!!
Not only to yourselves, but to
your Fathers and Mothers, Sisters, Wives, and Brothers. Then while you may,
purchase your Health
For 35 cents, 88 cents, or $1 40,
Will, when expended in these
medicines, bring you down to the greenest and ripest old age.
The following are genuine
letters, on file for inspection at this office,
80 Maiden Lane, N. Y.
39th Illinois Volunteers, FOLLY
ISLAND, S. C., November 26, 1863. Prof. HOLLOWAY, 8O Maiden Lane, N. Y. :
SIR: Enclosed please find two
dollars, for which send me one dollar's worth each of your celebrated Pills and
Ointment, by return mail. Please attend to this at once, for I am much in need
of the above remedies. Address
Lieut. A. W. FELLOWS, Q. M.,
39th Illinois Vols.
CAMP NEAR BRANDY STATION, VA.,
January 7, 1864. Prof. HOLLOWAY:
DEAR SIR: I have heard a great
deal of talk about your famous Pills, and as I never was in need of them until
now, I want to try them, as Diarrhoea is very prevalent at the present time:
send me the worth of the enclosed.
JOSEPH WALSH, Co. E, 5th Regt., Excelsior
Brigade. PULASKI, Tennessee, December 26,
1863. Prof. HOLLOWAY : DEAR SIR: Please find enclosed
one dollar, and send me the amount in your famous Pills, as I am troubled with
Dyspepsia, and seek cure. Yours, &c., THOMAS F. TURNER, Co. 1, 2d Iowa Infantry. MORRIS ISLAND, S. C., January 12,
1864. Prof. HOLLOWAY: DEAR SIR: Enclosed you will find
50 cents; for which I wish you to send use solve of your valuable Pills ; send
them by mail. I enclose 10 cents for postage. Address, ISRAEL C. HALL, Co. D, 4th N. H. Vols., Port
Royal, S. C. CAMP OF 5TH EXCELSIOR BRIGADE,
Jauuary 22, 1864. Prof. HOLLOWAY : SIR: Please send me for the
enclosed 50 cents the worth of it in Pills; enclosed find 15 cents to pay
postage, and you will oblige. Address, Yours, &c., Sergt. WM. POWERS, Co. E, 5th Regt. Excelsior
Brigade, Washington, D. C. MORRIS ISLAND, S. C January 21,
Prof. HOLLOWAY: Please find enclosed the sum of
one dollar for Pills. I have Diarrhoea, and can't get it stopped, so I want to
try your Pills. Yours, &c., WILLIAM CHRISTY, Co. D, 104th Regt. Penn. Vols.,
Morris Island, S. C. CAUTION. If the reader of this " notice"
can not get a box of Pills or Ointment from the drug store in his place, let him
write to me, 80 Maiden Lane, enclosing the amount, and I will mail it box free
of expense. Many dealers will not keep my medicines on hand because they can
not, make as much profit as on other persons' make. 35 cents, 88 cents, and $1
40 per box or pot.
10,000 Copies sold in One Week.
THE NATIONAL ALMANAC
And Annual Record for 1864. Containing recent, reliable, and
ample statistics relating to the United States, each separate State, and all
foreign countries. It is an Encyclopedia of useful
and interesting information, and is indispensable to all who read or think.
12mo, 650 pages. Price in paper, $1 25; in muslin, $150. Sent free by mail.
Canvassers and agents wanted. Address, GEO. W. CHILDS, Publisher, 628 and 630 Chestnut Street,
Philadelphia. For sale by Booksellers and News Agents everywhere.
DRY AND GROUND IN OIL in several dark shades. For English and Gothic Cottages,
Outbuildings, &c. ROBERT REYNOLDS, Agent, No. 74 Maiden Lane.
A Treatise on MILITARY SURVEYING, Theoretical
and Practical, including a Description of Surveying Instruments. By G. H.
MENDELL, Captain of Engineers. 1 vol. 12mo, with numerous illustrations, $2.
Sent free by mail on receipt of price. Just published by D. VAN NOSTRAND, 192
Broadway, New York.
WATCHES. AMERICAN SILVER HUNTING CASED
WATCHES, from $32 to $75. SWISS SILVER HUNTING CASED
WATCHES, from $16 to $25. ENGLISH " " " " $35 to $75. AMERICAN GOLD HUNTING
CASED WATCHES, from $75 to $150. SWISS GOLD HUNTING CASED WATCHES,
from $ 45 to $100. ENGLISH " " " " " $75 to $200. All warranted as timekeepers,
and each article to be worth the amount charged for the quality sent. Orders (large and small)
faithfully attended to. Established 20 years. T. B. BYNNER, 175 Broadway, N. Y.
A BEAUTIFUL ENGRAVED GOLD PLATED
WATCH, Double Case, Lever Cap, small size, enameled dial, cut hands, "English
Movements," and correct time-keeper. A single one sent free by mail in
neat case, for only $7. A neat SILVER WATCH, same as above, specially adapted to
the ARMY. Sent free by mail, for only $7. $15 European Timekeeper. $15
OR, COMPASS WATCH. A SUPERB "Extra Double Gold
Plated" engraved or engine turned Hunting Case Watch, Magic Spring, "Genuine
English Jeweled or Nickel Movements," "M. J. TOBIAS" Independent Action, Self
Balance, and has a NEAT MINIATURE COMPASS sunk in the cap and attached to the
movements, making it a "Correct Guide" to the Soldier or Traveler. Perfect
time-keeper, "warranted one year." WILL STAND ACID, and is an Exact Imitation of $100 Watch,
Used by the British Army
Officers. Sent free by mail, in elegant Morocco Case, for only $15. Frank,
Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper of Feb. 20 says of the'' European Timekeeper," "
It is a novelty here, and :an imitation of the celebrated timekeeper is much in
use among the British army officers, and is calculated to meet the wants of our
soldiers in the field." Illustrated News says, " Correct timepieces ; and for
beauty and fine finish they are equal in appearance to $100 watches." Address CHAS. P. NORTON & CO.,
Importers, 38 & 40 Ann Street, New York. $11 Watches. $12
" AN ELEGANT WATCH." Set in very heavy Silver hunting
cases of splendid finish, Silver capped, ruby jeweled, fine English Movements,
pure white dial, and steel polished hands. Warranted a correct timekeeper, and
promptly forwarded, together with a very handsome gold plated chain and key, to
any address, postage paid, on receipt of twelve dollars, or eleven dollars
without chain. C. E. CLARKE & CO., 208 Broadway, N. Y. P. O. Box 5650. Send for
Ready made or to measure, at $33,
$39, and $45 per doz. Self-Measurement for Shirts.
Printed directions for Self-Measurement, list of prices, and drawing, of
different styles of Shirts and Collars sent free everywhere. FRENCH FLANNEL OVERSHIRTS, $3 00,
$3 75, and $4 50 each; all cut one yard long. A single shirt sent by mail on
receipt of the cash and 63 cents postage for each shirt. Send the size of your neck. Also
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 Travellers
they are invaluable. Price 75 cts. each; sent by post to any part of the Union
on the receipt of 90 cents. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. AGENTS WANTED in every Town in
the Union. S. W. H. WARD, 387 Broadway, N.
Y. Soldiers Discharged For Wounds,
$100 Bounty paid by applying at once. Blanks and information sent by mail.
SOMES, BROWN & CO, 2 Park Place,
N. Y. City.
$15 Per Day, $20 And a Gold
Hunting-Case Watch given free to all agents who sell our Original and "only
Genuine" Extra Large Size Stationery Prize Packages. One of our Wonderful
Packages contains more really valuable articles any half dozen others ever sold.
Among the surprising contents of "each package" will Ins found large Quantities
of "Fine Stationery," Pens, Pencils, Envelopes, " Engravings," Ladies' Fashion
Plates, Designs for Needle work, Cottage Keepsakes, Household Companions, Letter
Writer's Instructor, Parlor Amusements, Gent's Pocket Calendars for 1864, Union
Emblems, Games, Rare Recipes, Many ways to get Rich, Yankee Notions, Fancy
Articles, Rich and Costly Presents of Fashionable Jewelry, &c, &c., all together
worth many dollars, for only 25c. Agents make immense profits. One hundred
packages, with presents of jewelry and gift of a superb watch, show-bills, and
sole right far a town or county, sent anywhere on receipt of $15. Smart agents
can sell 100 Packages in It few hours. Agents wanted in every town. Send for our
Great New Circular for 1864, containing Extra Premium Inducements, free. Address
the Great AMERICAN PRIZE PACKAGE CO., Cor. Nassau and Ann St., New York. Only
Original, and Largest and Oldest Prize Package. House in the World.
Scurvy and Scrofulous Eruptions
will soon cover the bodies of those brave men who are fighting their country's
battles. Night air, bad food, and drenching rains will make sad havoc with the
strongest; therefore let every man supply himself with HOLLOWAY'S OINTMENT. It
is a certain cure for every kind of skin disease. 35 cents, 88 cents, and $1 40