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The JOURNAL Is served by the carrier! to their
kaerlbers In tbe Olty at Fiftt Cikts ran Mourn
Single copies In wrapper! Trail Cinta. •
Pmion son Majuito.—Three months $1 Te; sis
s.onths W DO; one year (6 00
Che WMKLT JOURNAL will Le mailed to sat
ssirlbers three months for aerenty-flre cents; all
Pain Is snppoied to be the lot of us poor mortal', as
inevitable as death itself anil liable at any time to
come upon us. Therefore it ia important that remedial
agents should be at hand to be used on an emergen
cy, when tho seminal principle lodged In the aystem
shall deTelope itielf, and we feel the excruolatlng
agonies or pain, or the depressing infliienieof disease.
Such a remedial agent exists in tho PAIN KILI.KK,
whose fame has made the circuit of the globe. Amid
tbe eternal ices of the polar regions or beneath the
intelcrablejand burning Bnn of the tropics, it! virtues
are known and appreciated. Under all latitudes
from the one extreme to the other, suffering bninan
ity has found relief from many of ita ills by its use.
The wide and broad area over which this medicine
liai spread,attests its value and potency. From a
small beginning, the Pain Killer has pushed gradn
ally along, making it! own highway, solely by ita
Euch unexampled Biiccess and popularity lias
brought othors Into the field, who have attempted,
under similarity of name, to usurp tho confidence of
the people and turn It to their own selfishnoss and
dUhonosty, but their efforts havo proved fruitless
while the Pain Killer it atill growing In public favor,
aW Directions accompany each bottle. >
Bold by all Druggists. !
Price »5 eta., 50 ot*. aud 81-00 per bottle.
|A I V 0 R C E 8.
lilolute Dlvorco* legally obtained in New York,
ana, Illinois, and other Btates, for persons fiom
State or country, legal everywhere; doaertion,
ikennesß. non-support, etc., !ufflcieut cau!e; no
icity. No chargo until divorce is obtained. Ad
MOORE A RICUAHDSON,
Counsellors at Law,
30—ty 130 Brondway. New York City.
No. 918 Mtis HtacET,
No longer of the firm of Mnrnh 4 Pollock, il now
prepared to Bervc hi! friend!) and the public gene-
SHBBT MUSIC AND MUSICAL MERCHANDISE
of every description I
I respectfully Bolicit a call at my new establiih
no IS-ly 918 M»rn St., bet. Ninth anil
HACK AND EXCHANGE BTABLE3.
R716 Main Street, between Sevonth and El gbth
i g|_ts WM. M. LEDLEY.
JL One on Leigh, near to Adams street, con-
taiuing ten rooms; one on Adams, near Leigh street,
containing eleven roomB —built on the Philadelphia
plan, and never occupied since being built; In nice
order, with gas and water. Accommodations for
carriage, horse, and cow. Apply to
no ill—ts GRUBBS * WILLIAMS.
WOOD A. COAL.
B~~ItfrT~ISD'~A!X~ANTURaOrtE, EGG and
STOVE COAL, at. $7.60 per ton. Best seasoned
OAK and PINE WOOD at lowest price. Sawed and
J. K. F. BURROUGHS,
Ja 12—lm corner Main and Seventh streets.
piHEAP WOOD AND COAL.
PINE, per cord H--W
OAK, per cord a-°"J I
BEST ANTHRACITE AND ('LOVER HILL COAL,
at lowest market price.
de 22-1 in corner Main aud Seventh streets.
Posi Office DapiBTMLNf,)
Washington, January 5,1871. J
PROPOSALS will be received at tho Contract Office
of this Department nntil 3 o'clock p, m. of MARCH
1,1871, (to be decided by the 80th), for carrying the
mails of tho United States from July Ist, 1871, to
Jnne 30th, 1875, on the following route in the State I
of Virginia, and by tbe schedule of departures and
arrivals herein specified, viz :
No. 4700—From Hickif.rd, by Pleasant Shade. Law
r, in ci ill-. Charlie Hope, White Plains,
Qholßonville, Powellton, Plottsant Oaki I
and RyUnd's Depot, to Ulcksford, eqnal
to 33 miles and back, twice a week.
1..-live Hieksford Wednesday and Saturday
at 9 a. in-;
Arrive at Ulcksford Thursday and Monday
by 8 p. in.
For forms of proposal, guarantee, and certificate, I
and also for instructions as (o conditions to be em
braced iv the contract, Ac, see advertisement of Sep- I
tember 30th, 1670, inviting proposal! for mail service
I v Virginia, to be found at tbe principal post-offices. I
Bids should be sent lv sealed envelopes, aup.-r- I
m riled, "Mail proposals. State of Virginia," and ad
dressed to the Seoond Assistant Postmaster General. |
Ja 9—Mow Postmaster General.
(""blT ~n «fw y
leOLD DOMINION STEAMSHIP
IPANY'B elegant side-wheel
mship NIAGARA, Captain Blacxwooo, will I
c her wharf, at Rocketts, on SUNDAY, January I
, at 9 o'clock A. M.
-eight received nutit Saturday night,
nd Trip Tloketa 20 00 I
ir freight or passase, apply to
JOHN W. WYATT, Agent,
11—It No. 3 Governor street.
FFICE 1441 FRANKLIN STREET.
If your Horse is sick—send for.DR. FREEMAN.
If your Cow is sick—send lor DR. FREEMAN.
If jour Dog is eick—lend for DR. FREEMAN, the
only Veterinary Surgeon in the city.
4rj- Beware ot uneducated Qtiacki and Importers f
whose assumption is ignorance and practice fraud.
J. R. FREEMAN, V. S.,
and Member of the-Royal College of Veterinary Sur- I
geons, London. ,
•&%. A slate left on the office door aud at Mr.
Clarke's stable for orders—which will be promptly
attended to. Ja 3—lm
P* XCELBIOR 10BA0C0 WORKS,
Bran Si«it, Dnwxist Sixth asn ■aaJUia,
CHOICE SMOKING and FIG and TWIST CHEW
ING TOBACCO supplied to tbe trade on the moat
reasonable rales to be found iv this market.
pRIME NEW ORLEANS
For aa'e l.y
Ja 9— lf Fifth and Marshall atresia.
108 PRINTING EXECUTED IN THiaFIWMT
0 atjrit »t this office. '
•0,00 Per Year,
lit Cti. Per Week-
The Insane of the Stat*.
We are indebted to Mr. C. A. Schafter,
Superintendent of Public Printiug, for a
copy of a very neatly printed report of
the Board of Directors and Medical Su
perintendent of the Western Lunatic Asy
lum at Staunton, for the last fiscal year,
from which we learn the following general
facts : There were in the Institution, at
the commencement of the year, 324 insane
persons—male ITO, female 148 ; subse
quently admitted 19—male 36, female 28 ;
the total number cared for during the
year was 383—malo 212, female 671, and
the number remaining September 30th,
1870, wa3 336—male 181, female 154.
The number of patient* discharged as
cured during the year, was 20,-16 male
and 10 female; tbe deaths wero 18,-8
male and 5 female ; while but one eloped-
The prospects for the recovery of thoso
remaining in tho asylum, are thus stated—
fovorablo, 13 ; doubtful, 18 ; decidedly un
'avorablo, 304. In calculating tho cost of
supporting tho institution, Dr. Francis T;
Stribling, the medical superintendent, says'
It has been found for several years past, that
about the sum of $70,000 per annum was
required to supply the current reasonable
wants of tho asylum. I can think of nothing
rendering it probable that the same amount
will not bo sufficient for tbe fiscal years 1870-71.
On inspection of the above tables it will be
found that there was a balance on band, at the
close of last fiscal year, of $12,932.02. We have
Eiaaon to believo that there will be realized
on the paying patients' fund, during tbe
year, not less than $8,000. I therefore respect
ully suggest that your board ask an appropria
tion from the Legislature of $60,000, in addi
tion to the balance reported as on hand, and
what may be received from paying patients.—
This will leave a small margin for contin
We havo also received from Dr. D. B.
'.rower, Superintendent and Physician,
the annual report of tho Eastern Lunatic
Asylum at Williamsburg, showing the
operations of that public charity for the
fiscal year. It is a very neat pamphlet,
from the press of tho Norfolk Journal.
The following facts we glean from tho re
port of tbe President, Mr. Sydney Smith :
Daring the past fiscal year 27S patients wore
treated, of which number 25 were cured and
dißcharged, and only 7 died, tbe percentage of
deaths being 2.56, and the percentage of dis-
Kiil to number admitted being 34.2. The
irs believe that no asylum in the United
or in Hurope can show so low a per
e of deaths or surpass the percentage of
cures, the nature of the cases being taken
nto consideration. The amount appropriated
o support the asylum for the year was $60,
--100. Of this amount $50,800 were paid over
>y the auditor, from time to time, the remain
ng $200 having been applied by the late
auditor. Col. Staunton, to some detective pur
ines, as we are informed.
Tbero was a balance from last year of
54,804.54; $529.44 wera received from pay
latients, and $760 on account of debts due to
he asylum—making tho aggregate of receipts
$65,931.98. For the manner cf expenditure,
we refer to the reports of the superintendent
Tbe president and directors unite with
the officers in asking an appropriation of
$12,000 by the General Assembly for a
leating apparatus, and also rofer to the
necessity of either enlarging this asylum
or building a new one elsewhere.
On the score of economy, tbey recom
mend tbe enlargement, aud ask an appro
priation of $80,000 for tho purpose. The
Superintendent estimates that $60,000
will be required for the support and neces
sary repairs of tbe asylum during the
present year, and in this the Directors
We see from tho above facts thai it takes
a good deal of money to proride for these
unfortunates, but in a cause so holy and
charitable, we must not paute to count
the cost. They must be well takou care
of, and tbe Legislature should be liberal
in making provisions for their comfort.
Were all the crazy people in tho State
placed in these asylums, they would, in
deed, bo expensive institutions.
General Grant and the Fenianb. —
Tho letters of Secretary Fish and Mr.
Motley fulfil one useful service quite out
side of their main purpose. They must
effectually silence those noisy orators who
Kiproaching tho Administration with
rence to tbe fato of American citi
mprisoned for violating tbe laws of
ud. The contrary proves to be the
It has never been claimed that tho
rele?s«d Fenians were unjustly con
. Their case certainly called fur no
Bpecial intercession by tho United States
government. Nevertheless such interces
sion has been persistently made, and their
pardon is the result of that intercession.—
Secretary Fish expressly says that the
removal of Mr. Motley was delayed for
this, among other reasons, that he might
conclude his negotiations for tbe release of
the unfortunate prisoners—and he compli
ments the minister on tbe complete success
of those negotiations. It is hardly worth
while to call attention to this refutation of
a silly slander.
A New Idea.—Senator Johnson, of
Virginia, intends in a few days to offer a
reselntion instructing the committee on
finance to inquire into the expediency of
abolishing tbe internal revenue system of
collecting United States taxes, and pro
posing that the quota of taxes required
from each State be ascertained, and that
they shall be collected by State authorities,
in the manner Stato taxes are collected,
and by them paid into the United States
A New Paper.—Tho Southern PaOut
is to be tbe name of a newspaper to be
issued next week by Governor McMullin
and A. A. Banks, Esq., at Marion, Va.
Tba Patriot takes tbe place of the lute
magazines in tho country. It is suited in
aU respects to the farming interests of tli's
Wo aro also in receipt of the first num
ber of tho "Lafayette Monthly," published
by the senior class of Lafayette College,
Easton, Pennsylvania. It is a very inter
esting little magazine, and the articles
show a high order of literary ability.
Price $2 per annum iv advance.
Boston has a city debt of $20,029,911,
of which $2,721,660 is vn f unded.
Mark Twain receives $2,400 a year for
being periodically funny in The Oalaxy.
The proprietors of the New Orleans
Republican are reported to have mat
$600,000 last year.
Gen. Anderson, of Fort Sumter fame
is in such delicate health that his frient
feel alarmed about it.
A rumor is in circulation in Berlin I
the effect that tho Hon. George Bancrof
is to resign his ministry and return home
Swinburne is engaged upon a new poen
glorifying Franco, and censuring Englaru
for her lack of sympathy with her oil
Bret Harte, according to a San Francisco
letter, is to take up his residence in Boston
and write exclusively for the Attantic,
Tho Independance Beige has constant!
numerous advertisements from Freno
prisoners of war asking for informatio
about their friends.
Ralph Waldo Emerson h.isbeen engager
upon his magnum opus, "The Natura
History of tho Intellect," for fifteen years,
aud has no idea when he will give it the
Suicide.—A man named John Ityau,
living in Culpeper county, committed
suicide a few days ago, by taking lauda
num and arsenic mixed together. Ha ni ;
06 years of age.
General Sheridan is expected home in
February to begin his usual round of news
paper (matrimonial) engagements. Strange
to say, be has been absent four or five
months, and in all that timo has never
been m»rried once.
Before tho war the gossips insisted that
Bismarck was killing himself by intem
perance, that bo had the delirium tremens
every week or two. Tho French counsel
ors and leaders should send for some of
A Michigan court has decided in tho case
of a man robbed and murdered whil
walking home, that traveling ou foot is no
"by private or public conveyance," am
sustained an accident insurance company
in refusing to pay its policy upon him.
Baron Evain, aniutimate friend cf Gen
Changarnier, affirms that Prince Napoleon
called on the Geueral at Brussels, an<
endeavored to induce him to follow a I
course which would complete the shamo j
and humiliation of France. Tho General j
indignantly declined to follow his counsel, j
Tho clever poem of "'Antony and Cleo
patra," by Gen. William 11. Lytle, of Cin
cinnati, who fell at Cbickamauga, is going
tho rounds of the press as the production
of Wm. W. Story. Story wrote and pub
lished iv Blackwood a poem ho called
"Cleopatra ;" but it was entirely different
in spirit, ry thm, arid character from Lytle's.
The report that the French intended to
introduce George Francis Traiu to Bis
marck, with the deliberate purpose of
having tbe Chancellor talked to death, is
now declared to have uo foundation. The
French may have had some such design ;
but they knew, if they carried it out, that
they could never afterward lay any claim
to civilized warfare.
The details of the death of Mr. John
Walter, son of the proprietor of the Lon
don Times, show that it occurred on the
24th ult., while trying to save his brother
and cousin, who had fallen through the
ice when skating, on a lake in front of his
lather's residence, &t Bearwood, Berk
shire. He had only returned forty-eight
hours before from a tour round the world.
General "Fighting Joe" Hooker and
[ Chief Justice Chase have both taken apart
ments in tho samo house on Fifth avenue,
New York, a few doors from tbe Breevort
Hotel. Both of theso distiuguished gen
tlemen aro patients of Dr. Hammond,
formerly Surgeon General of the United
States, who has for some years given his
attention exclusively to affections or dis
eases of the brain. Mr. Chase's frienr.s
will be glad to loaru that he has lately en
joyed a slight improvement iv his condi
tion. Geueral Hooker, though still a suf
ferer from the effects of the paralytic
had four or five years ago,
is in fair general health, but it is consider
ed necessary that he should be kept free
from mental excitement of aoy kind.—
His frame is bowed and his step uncertain,
but bis fine features and striking face are
still as noticeable as ever.
! SJp | .
Theatrical.—After many years of ab
sence, the legitimate drama is agaiu with
ii.., and has proven quite a treat for our
people. Mr. E. It. Dalton and Miss Sallie
Partington, two great favorites with our
amusemeut-loving public, supported by a
talented company, appeared, for the first
time in many years, at Fredericksburg
Hall last night, in a varied aud entertain
ing bill. The grand tragedy of tho "Iron
Chest," with Mr. Daltou in the difficult
character of Sir Edward Mortimer, was
capitally rendered and loudly applauded.
It is a long time Bince our people evinced
such perfect satisfaction with a perfor
mance. The amusing force of "The Bough
Diamond" concluded the evening's enter
tainment. Miss Partington as Margery,
elicited tho heartiest laughter, while the
eccentricities of the "Cousin Joo" of tho
occasion, were side splitting. To-night
the bill promised is a very good one, and
full of fun and wit. Auy one desiring a
cure for melancholy would do well to be
on band to-night. Mr. Daltoa and Miss
Partington are announced for a joiut bene
fit to-morrow night. Persons desiring
them can purchase tickets of admission at
Adarab' bookstore — Fredericksburg News.
RMrs. Stovhr, tho daughter of tx-Presi
ut Johnson and mistress cf the White
onse for tbfM years, is now Mrs. Brown,
the wife of a couutry store-keeper iv
Greenville, Tennessee. Mr. Brown is des
cribed as a plain aud elderly looking ger>
" appeals; also a bill to amend the Code
' 1860 iv relation to judgment liens j also
bill to authorize the Governor to omploy
temporary clerk ; also a bill to amend
le charter of tho town of Fredericksburg;
so a bill to Incorporate tho Petersburg
nd Brunswick Railroad company.
A committee reported against tho pas- <
ago of Senate bill to confer upon married
womea tlio right to continue to hold all
>roperty held by them previous to mar
age, and all the property acquired by them
uring coverture, aa their own separate
iroperty ; also against passing Senate bill
iroviding for the payment of costs before
xecutions are issued in civil actions.
The following bills were passed :
To incorporate tho conference of St.
lary of tho Society of St. Viucent of Paul
n the city of Alexandria.
To amend and re-enact sections 4, C, 7,
nd 12, of chapter 79, of' the code in rc
ard to the jurisdiction of tho judges of the
commonwealth to award injunctions, and
o confer similar jurisdiction upon the
haocery court of Richmond (with amend
Tho session of the House was opened
with prayer by Rev. W. F. Broaddus, D.
)., of Fredericksburg. A bill was re-
Hirted to amend the act incorporating the
own of Orange ; also, bill to amend the
lth section of chapter 101 of the code ;
lso, bill amending tho code regulating
no Potomac fisheries. The House rejected
resolution to meet Monday at 11 o'clock,
nd also Tuesday at 12 o'clock.
Tho Speaker laid before tho House, from
le Stcretiry of tho Commonwealth, a
ommunication transmitting a list of all
companies to which charters of incorpora
tion have been granted by the circuit
courts of tho State. The Houso proceeded
to the consideration of the bill authorizing
subscriptions to incorporated-companies
by certain counties.
APPOINTMENT OF THE SAN DOMINOO
Commissioners.—The Washington corres
pondent of the New York Tribune says:
The San Domingo resolutions, having
passed the Senate at 4} o'clock, are now
operative. The President was informed
of the fact atonco. He has already chosen I
the commissioners, and it is understood I
that they have signified their intention to
accept in caso Ihe resolutions passed. They
are Benjamin F. Wade, Bishop Simpson,
and ex-Congressman William E. Dodae,
of New York. Mr. Wade and Mr. Dodge
are already in the city, and Bishop Simp
son is expected tomorrow. Full instruc
tions will at onca be prepared, and they
will sail as soon as possible, probably on
Monday next. It is understood they will
be absent thirty or forty days. Tho secre
tary of the commission has not yet been ;
decided on, so far as known ; but it new [
seems doubtful that Caleb Oushing will
accompany the commission.
Death of an Old Lady.—Mrs. Betsy
Davis, the oldest inhabitant of Wythe
county, died a few days since. She sur
vived her husband more than thirty years,
and had been entirely blind for nearly
the same length of time. She was the
mother of the present representative of
Bland county in the House of Delegates,
aud was the daughter of the Mr. Burke
after whom tbe well-known Burkes Gar
den, iv Tazewell county, is named. ' She
was an exemplary Christian aud beloved
by all who knew her. Hor age was about
Reynard Outwitted.—At tho hunt of
the Duke of Beaufort's hounds on Tuesday
last, after a capital run, the fox went to
earth. Underground he evidently met
with a warmer reception than he had an- 1
ticipaled, for, when dug out, he was found [
uitedead, having been killed by two large j
adgers, the lawful tenants of tho hole. I
'hese specimens were preserved alive.—
A Green Mountain youth advertises
or a wife in this style : "Any gal, what's
ot a cow, a good feather-bed with coni
ortable fixius, $500 in thn hard pewter—
ne that's had the measles and understands
ending children—can find a customer for
ife by writing a small billy dux, addressed
o Q. Z., and stickin' it in a crack of uncle
Ibenezer'a barn, back side, jinin' the hog
The Abingdon Virginian, Wytheville
'nierprise, Bedford Sentinel, Chatham
'ribune and Pearisburg Gazette aro urging
he re-election of Senator Johnson.
Yon Beust, the Austrian Minister,
lipses Grant as a smoker, and since the
war refuses to limit himself to, less than
forty cigars a day. Behind all that smoke
11 is funeral will take place at the Fourth Baptist
church (Church Hill), TO-MORROW (Sunday) at 2
, M. Hi* trieada and acquaintances, and the Rode
os friendly to the "Rising Bona and Daughter* of I
le East," are respectfully invited to attend hid fu*
eraj, . |
Cincinnati and Petersburg; papers will plei.se copy.
MIE SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION.—RAFFLE.
tor the Benefit of tho Widows and Orphans of I
i Southern States.
X3TRIBUTION No. 122. Ktuhwo Jax. 13
02. 27, 57 ; 61, 46, 72, 31, 41, CO, 77, U, 10, 70,
I6TRIBUTION No. 123. Mousing Jaw. 14~
16, 26, 32, 8, 40,»<lo, 63, 45, 49, 21, 4, 3~b9,
Witness my hand, at Richmond, Va., this 14th da y
SIMMONS A CO., C.Q.TOMPKINS,
CERTIFICATES OF RAFFLE can bo purchased
om Capt. W. I. DABNBY, at the Branch office, No.
Eleventh street, one door from Main.
JOIICD TO TAX-PAYERS.—AII peraouH who
\ failed to pay their (Class or Business) Tux for
le year 1870, would do well to attend to the same,
s I am instructed by the City Council to levy lor
le same. I may bo found at the City Collector's
Lea, City Halt, from 0 to 10 A. M. and 3 to 4 P. M.
THOS. K. WORD,
jr 14—lw Collector Delinquent Taxes
N~TIIE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED
*■ STATES, for the District of Virginia.
In the matter of W. M. Overton, bankrupt—in
District of Virginia, as.
Notice is hereby given that a general meoting of the
creditors ot the said W. M. Overton, bankrupt, will bo
held at Farmville, at the office of W. W. Foibos,
Esq, one of tho Registers in Bankruptcy, in uU
strict,on Saturday, tho 21at day of Jaiuary, 1871,
at 2 o'clock P.M., for the purposes uaintid in the 2' th
aud 28th sections ot tbe bankruptcy act of March 2d,
! i ■ pt. a
Dated at Farmville, the 4th day of January, IS7I
■ JO** T 1 IGON Afcaivnee
Religious Services To-morrow. —We note
tha following special appointments:
Broad Street Methodist.—Rev. C. W. Peth.
erbridgo at 11 A. M. Funeral of V. L. Fore
at 3 P. M. No service at night, the pastor
Sidney Baptist.—Rev. W. W. Wood at U
Fulton Baptist.—Rev. J. T. Whiteley at 11
Leigh Street Baptist.—Rev. tt. M. Wilson
will preach the anniversary sermon before the
Young Men's Missionary Society of this church
at 114 o'clock.
Methodist Episcopal Church—(United States
court-room.)— Rev. W. F. Ilemenway at 11
Rev. James M. Harden will preach at the
Alms-house at 7 P. M.
Introducing a Game. —A youug citizen,
of sporting proclivities was summoned before
Police Justice White this morning to answer
the charge of ''introducing the game of farn"
in the city of Richmond. Doubtless, If the ]
truth were known, that seductive way of get
ting rid of one's loose chaage, made Its ap
pearance simultaneously with the advent of
the English settlers at Jamestown, under Capt.
John Smith ; and if the remains ot that ancient
town could be made to speak "they could a
tale unfold" of many a "club-house" and the
The charge against the individual alluded to
in this paragraph, was dismissed, there being
no law to punish the introducer of a game,
though there i« ono to punish the, exhibitor
after tbe introduction baa occurred. No wit
ness appeared to establish the latter fact, and
the acquittal was, therefore, a logical result.
Some persons in this city conclude that
there were twelve victims who perished in the |
Spotswood lire, and they reach this conclusion i
from the fact that four persons are still unac
counted for besides the eight who are posi'ire
ly known to have been lost. Soma of tbe bag
gage, supposed to belong to these four, is yet
unclaimed. Yet it is hardly probable that
there are four persons in the world so friend
!onuected with tbe human family, as
d so miserably without inquiry hav
i here from their Iriends or family,
conjecture is, that.the parties unac
r, having escaped, have notified
interested in them of the fact, and
3n their way rejoicing, caring little I
iggage, which they may suppose to
iestroyed—or which may be of too
to be worth tbe trouble of reclama
know that there were eight victims,
Court. — Tho following cases
led of by Police Justice White this
lartin, colored, for having in her
.ron, stolen from the Tredegar com
ltinued until next Tuesday,
nch, colored, same charge and n ll
perty to Herman Schwartz.
3utler, same charge. Continued
kson, colored, stealing barrel tim- !
[, Metzger. Sent on lor indictment'
ich, charged with taking two pic
) from Edward Mayo's house. Dis
nderson mid Peter Burnt, colored, j
loublobarreled gun from Tien Leber, j
tied by Justice tlolmcs.
c Coutts, colored, charged with
and threatening Philis Winston, and
its, colored, for feloniously assault-
Winston with a brick. The parties
ed to go homo.
Warwick, colored, for seduction,
ttempting to procure an abortion,
mcd until Wednesday next.
lather. —For the past few days
ruitful, conversational subject has
ng with a brightness and beauty
i soilness the mornings of balmy
i. Overcoats and furs hare bleu
and both ladies and gentlemen
<n the streets without extra wrap
te weather continues as fine for a few
we will have the grass and llowers
peeping up from the mould, and sonit-birds
lilling the air with melody. On the suburbs
Ec city, that prince of gardeners (Morton,)
ays the greatest profusion of buds and
orris and rare plants of exquisite beauty
richest perfume. Japonicas, heliotropes,
ts, and crowds of others, whose names we
lever hope to learn, all have their abode
with Morton, who weaves a bouquet like a
I of Cold Pizen.—Oa Thursday
entleman living on the west end of
t, either for the purpose of giving I
.nil' a wholesome scare, or for tbe
ridding himself of life, Bwallowed
idanum to layout about a half dozes
ized men. It soon began to work,
rty exhibited the preliminary mo
iwsiness. Dr. Jennifer Garnett was
lirectly, and soon arriving with a
lach-pump, stt to work with such
ss, that after-an hour's hard work
vas declared capable of trying the
Where the Woodbine Twincth." — I
, colored, was arrested some weeks
le police and sent on for trial before
gs court, on the charge of being one
rties who bad stolen from off the |
ohn Sylvester a trunk containing
alued at $700, owned by M. B.
Knoxville, Tennessee. John would
subjected to the ordeal of a trial iv
, but this morning, at the city jail,
tack Sbeppard so successfully that
by the jail guardians, got into the
I, and, by the aid of an old table,
1 the outer wall and made himself
. Blueskin, who attempted the feat
was seized by watchman Franklin |
iously thrust back into the jail yard. I
deserves credit for his daring and
healre —There was another good
I night at the theatre, and another
performance. Daman and Pythias
lay, and we have seen Forrest act
luch better. To-night will terminate
reign at the legitimate, and Mr.
will take his leave of us with one
■court's mo3t courtley bows. There
i wide difference ol opinion among
in this city as regards the merits of
. The Enquirer has praised every
as done, and pronounced him one of
st living actors, and the Dittpatch,
a it had seen him, was al.-o quite
if its enconiuma; while the n'Mg
> main, agreed with as, and assigned
le place, and fixed his proper magni
g tbo stars of the stage.
'eekbj Papers. —We aro under ob
to Messrs. Johnston & Selden, 918
el, for the following pictorial and
ipers: "The Varieties," a new cat
did ate for public favor—more flashy than even
the "Day's Doings" or "Sporting Times;"
"Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper;"
"Harper's Weekly," and that finished and
ever welcome publication, "Every Saturday,"
with a portrait of the venerable poet, William
Cullen Bryant. This number is also acoompa
nied by a supplement. Messrs. Johnston &
Selden have on band all the newest and cheap
est literature of tbe day, and are well supplied
with the works of tho most popular writera
Personal. —Among the nominations sent
to the U. S. Senate on Wednesday, we find the
name of Dr. William B. Davis, to be Assistant
Surgeon, U. 8. Navy. Dr. Davis is a highly
cultivated gentleman, and will be an ornament
to the service. He is now in Norfolk, wo be
li -vi.', waiting for orders.
Madison Ward Republicans —There will
be a meeting of the Republicans of this ward
next Tuesday evening at 7 o'clock, at the
Union Hotel, Seventh street. Business of im
portance will be brought before tho meeting,
VOL TIL NO. 61.
quirement of tbe law of Mosea ij, that on the
arrival of any Hebrew child at tbe age of
leen years, he is to be confirmed by the
>i and received amongst his people as one
tern, with capacities to distinguish the i
i from the wrong and fully accountable
is own acts of omission or commission.
is done by the parents of the lad present
im before the congregation, in tbe Syna
e, to the Rabbi, who receives him with a
*r addressed to the Most High God in his
f. Ho then addresses the candidal* as to
ature and extent of bis daties in his new
relation, and the latter replies in an address.
The peculiarly quaint and solemn musio of
the Hebrews is heard tho while, and the whole
ceremony concludes with a blessing on the
candidate, and a benediction by the priest,
Kn a social reunion takes place. This beau-
I ceremony took place at noon to-day in
Eleventh street Synagogue, the officiating
Rabbi being Rev. Dr. Bettelheim, and the
candidal.; confirmed Philip, son of Henry
Stern, Esq., of this city. Last week a simi
lar ceremony took place on the occasion of the I
conlirmatii n of Henry Myers, son of Isrirel
Myers, of First and Broad street.
United States District Court. —Befoie
Judge Underwood to day :
United States vs. Wm. Boiling, indictment
for violation of the revenue law. Verdict
iva. J. W. Floyd, indictmeßt
revenue law. Verdict not
vs. Wm. It. Lindsey, indict
feiting tobacco stamps. Ver
ssioner's Court. —John W.
uel Smith for indictment for
i tobacco manufactory in this
indsey was up for defrauding
of internal revenue tax on
Appom'ed.— Mr. Thomas
nt one of the efficient deputies
lal Parker, has received an
n the postaflice department as
the Danville railroad. Mr.
.(■ a capable, vigilant and ef
nd being of even temper and
disposition will necessarily
rf, Petersburg. —lt is staled
s are in progress which will
i a change of proprietorship
it at this well-known Hotel,
n this city, of long experience
nd who knows how to keep a
said to be making nrrange
ltrol of it.
iinjjs on Broad street, be-
Tenth streets, next to the for
dozo, Alsop St Fourquerean,
d lor the erection of the now
letbodist Episcopal church of
Hemenway is pa.tnr. The
nplcted will be an ornament
f the city.
rl of Appeals. —The time o
f was consumed in the argu
inry A. Wise for tbe appellan
hnson 11. Sands vs. the Com
t'c Appointed. —William 0
jOutea county, was to-day r.\
public by Governor Walke
a Committee of the Aepnblican
ringer's Spring Park, on the lßth
Le following rceoln ion wa* miao
us Commutes call a hum mooting
i Party, at Denrriuger'a Spring
he loth hist., as 6Ji P. M,, ami in
ilicana who ar« willing to work
party ami Its success, and not for
md the said meeting aud Kid in
of the same,
the above resolution a mass meet
can party will he held at Deur
k, o> Monday, tho Kth Inst., at
mutilans ol tVe city of Richmond
ritad to to present at that meet
f vital importaace to the party
3 the same for its action. Oood
invited to address the meeting.
Jbuirmaj o! Committee :
MVLR ANGLE, Jr.,
ry Aatl Ring Republican Party.
irrival of those world renowns
' SEWING MACHINES at
BOHAJTfBB A STItSNG'S,
WB Main street.
BlLL.—This colebrated physician
at the MONUMENTAL HOTKL.
ig his services will find him. lie
id vender of many CELEBRATED
owe their discovery to his inven
TORY PEARL TOOTH POWDER
umeudid as the best dentifrice
is and preserves the teeth, hardens
a tho breath; and, containing no
stance, is perfectly harmless, and
,ith great udvantagn. Sold by all
25 and 50 cents per bottle.
A MULTITUDE 01? FAULTS."—
it tho pale cheek, to gladden tbe
the disoise (hit is lurking and
wis upon yonder rapidly declining
lor wan features are bedewed with
i feeblo aud hor day-dreami are
ight with its heavy pall of gloom
-ow ! I Can she not be restored 1
i all It! onticifig charms and bean
thrill of joy through her feeble
>f English Female Bitters, which
n.-ther column. Oo thou aal buy
LLAR BKWINii MACHINE pur
luary, 18b6, from the Family Sow
[>any, 86 Nassau stroot, N. V., has
istaut iibo ever since. It has not
once, lias cost nothing for re
simple aud reliable iv operation,
r to sew. Those friends of mine |
ti the new improvements are very j
ie one I have I would not part
MRS. ANN W.CUTHBURT,
t Thirty-sixth street, New York. |
By Cook A Ijmghton, Auctioneer".
A .> -I .. N E X ,1 BALE
18 IU ACRES OF LAND, IN DI.WYIDDIK
COUNTY, AT AUCTION.
In t-unipliitH ti with a daaraaof the Uutted tita es
Distiict Cour', for til.- Piatriotof Tlrjatnla, of
Slsr, 1t.09, in the matin ol William U. Brows, bank
rupt, I Hill sell at audiou, uu
tt'KDN KSDAY, TUX 18rn DAY OF JANUARY, 1171
at 11 o'clock M., in front of tha United iStatos Court
|li«, Iv tliti city of Kictiiuond,
A Tit ACT OF LAND,
Unwl Uiieconnty, containing I»4W ACRES,
all »'i criptlon of till, properly Mill ba giren on
of sa'e. .
I'lßMi. —Oue third oath j th*. b*lauce on a credit
of six au 1 twelve months, the puic-buser to give
lotos, iulLit-iit added, for the deferred puymeuts the
title to he lvluinod by tho assignee' tiutit said notes
J.2t-liißli- LE'WISE. HIGBY, Atsignca
V 17l MAIIK FIUIM »l> CTdl
iplL* £ouiethilig ite.'.ed l-y everybody.
Oill and see ; or 12 samples scut (i.Ojiage psidl for
50cl«. that retill easily tor |l(l It 1.. 11'ul.CoK
181 Chatham Square, N. t. 4w
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I TBRRIBLB HAITI. I. IW HUM k.
I Defeat of the French Army of the
FirriKH THOUSAND FRENCHMEN - FALLEN.
THE GROUND COVERED WITH SNOW AND
Reported Excluiively for the State Journal.
London, Jau. 14.—A dispatch has been
received here, from a correspondent with
10 Army, of tho Loire, giving the details
of tho first day's battle. The Army of
the Loire has been completely defeated
within seven miles of Lemans. Cannonad
ing has bcon beard all day, and the effect
on the population is marvellous. People
rowded to the tops of the houses, and
le thoroughfare.', displaying the inteusest
At nine o'clock, the French right wing
on the East of Lemans was suddenly
Hacked by the vanguard of the Prussians,
/ho emerged from the woods on the ex
rsnie right. An alarm being given, a
lortion of the French infantry immediately
heeled into line of battle, and artillery
mshed forward. The enemy took up a
cry advantageous position on the right of
le left French wing. The consequence
as, that the French lino, but imperfectly
ormed for action, the batflo began iv
arnest. The French line presented
ppearance of a semi-ciicle, which extend
d over 12 miles of country.
Snow lay on the field—presenting a
range contrast to where yet untrodden to
more bloody work raging in the centre.
Shortly after the engagement com
menced, the Prussians opened a terrible
rtillcry fire from tho woods where their
rlillory had been posted, and under the
loiter of which was flanked and con
ealed, an imrcenaj cavalry force.
The intention was to turn and break
Chanzy'a right wing by strength of can
By 5 P. M. upwards of 15,000 French
troops had fallen. Shortly afterwards the
wholo French line was in retreat. Chanzy
is now reported sick.
New York Markets.
(ported Exclusively for the State Journl.
Wall Street, Jan. 14—Money easy at 6@7
icr cent. Kate on governments 6, and stocks
Kzchaoge lirmer at an advance of one
uarter—now quoted at OJal 60>davi, 10}^.
old steady at UQ%@llO%. Governments
>ened firm at an advance of 14Q14, »nd con
Cotton firm—Low Middlings, 14% ; Uplands,
b\i. Sales 12,000 bales on spot, and 2,400 for
ieported Exclusively for the State Journal.
Liverpool, Jan. 14—1:30 P. M.—The cotton
arket is unchanged—sales 10,000 bales. Up
lands, IX@l%; Orleans 8. The stock of cot
ton amounts to 445,000 baloi. of which 234,000
bales are of American production. Receipt*
for the past week have been 95,000 bales, of
which 63,000 were from the United States.
J n t Lit- matter of G. W. Brooks t>t als ys J. M. Per
due, bankrupt—in bankruptcy.
TU WHOM IT MAY CONCERN ;
Please to take notice, that a potition ban beeu pre
■ented to the Hon. W. VV. Forbes, Esq., R-gister in
Bankruptcy in said District, by Janus M.Moody,
assignee of the estate of t>aid bankrupt, to sell tb\j
real estate belonging to slid bankrupt, free from all
This is to give notice to all persens interested, that
in terms of said petition an order ban beeu issued by
the Register aforesaid, for all persons who may be in
terested in said estate, to appear before the said Reg
ister, at bis office, in the city of Richmond, on tbe
aut day of January, 1871, at 10 o'clock A. M ,
and show cause, if any they have, why such order
■hoiild not be granted.
Ja 14 S2w JAMBS M. MOODY, Assignee.
TN THR DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED
J. STATES, for the District of Virgiuia.
Id the matter of John 8. Bandy, Bankrupt—in
To Whom it May Concern:—The uudersigued,
W. W. Walker, of Westmoreland couuty, Va.. hereby
gives notice of his appointment as assignee of tbe &>
tateof J. S.Sandy, of Richmond e../y, in Bald district,
who was, on the 15tb day of St-p ber, 187", adjudged
a bankrupt on his own petition by the District Court
of said district.
Dated January 13,1871.
Ja 14-83W W. W. WALKER, Assignee.
I CN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED
L States, for the District of Virginia.
In the matter ol Geo. W. Saudy, Bankrupt—iv
To Whom it may coucern:—The undesigned, W.
W. Walker, of Westmoreland cu'y, Va., hereby giro*
notice of his appointment as assignee of thu estate of
Geo. W. Sandy, ot Richmond c'ty, In said dwtii>t.
who was, on the 15th day of Boat, 1870,
a bankrupt ou his own petition by the District
Court of said district-
Dated January 13,1870.
Ja 14—SJw W. W. WALKER. Assignee.
IX the District Court ot the United States tor the
X District of Virginia.
In the matter of Thos. Johnsou. b.nkiut.r- iv
To Whom it May Concern: —Tii« undesigned,
L D. flaymond, of Bedford county, Vs., hereby giv**s
notice of his appointment as assignee of the estate
"»f Thos. Johuson, of Bedford county, Virginia, iv said
district who has heretofore been adjudged a bunk
rnpl ou his own petition, by the Du-triot court of ai Id
ja H—S3w L. p. HAYMOND, Atsiguoe.
I N the District Court of the United States 'or the
; 1 District of Virginia-
Iv the matter of Jack MuGhee, bauki upt—in
T.i wto*n It M*y Concern:—The undersigned, L. I>.
Ur-.-'ii'ii' 1 , of Bedford co'ty, Va., hwreby gives notice
0 . n piintnu-nt as 88-iiguee of the c tate ni
Ja k McGhee, of Bedford county, Virginia, In
■aid district, who has heretofore been adjudged a
bankru, t on his own petition by tbe Di trici cci. i
ofHai-1 distrh t.
ja 1 i—S3w L. P. HAYMOND, Assign—.
I TN the District Court of the Juited State* for tbe
U fie matter of Williamson Burcett, bankrupt
To whom it May Concern :—The undersigned,
1.. D. Ilajmond, of Bedford county, Va , b.r*by glTee
notice of h's appoint ncnt »t> ashiiriiwe of the estate
of Willlamwa Buruftt, of Bedford county, Virginia,
la said district, who has heretofore b*?»n adjudged a
bankrupt oohU nw» peatloa l.y the District ootut
of said district,
ja 14—l>3w L. D. lin YMONLV Assigns*
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