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SATURDAY EVENING. JANUARY 1.
For this section, colder northwester!; winda
at.d fair weather.
Church Services, &c., Sunday.?
Christ Church.?Services at 11 a. m. and 7:30
j> to. by R -v. U. Suter.
St. Paul's Church.?Service at 11 a. m.
by Rev. Geo. H. Norton, and communion.
Grace Church.?Service at 11 a. m. and
7:150 p. in. by Rev. II. T. Sharp.
St. Man/* Church.?Mass at 7 a. m., and
Mass and sermon at 11 a. m. by Rev.
Father O'Kaie. Vespers at 1 p. in.
First Presbyterian Church.?Services at 11
a. m. by Rev J M. Nourse and communion.
Second Presbyterian Church.?Services at
11 a. m. and at 7:30 p. m. by Rev. Win. l)in
widdie. C uninu'tioa ?' tu ?ruing servico.
Hunt ist < 'hurch.?Service at 11a. m. and
7:30 p. m. br Rev. I M. Mercer.
Trinity Meth. Epis. Church.?Services at
11 n. in. and 7:30 p. m. by Rev. John Ed?
Meth. Epis. Church South.?Services at
11 a m. and 7:30 p. m. by Rev. R. Smithson.
Mcth. Prot. Church.?Service at 11 a. ui.
and at 7:30 p. m. by Rev. Mr. Smith.
Free Methodist.?Services at 11 a. m. and
7:30 p. ai.
German Lutheran Church.?Service at 11
a. m ami 3 p. m. by Rev. .1. A. Schwoy.
Young Men's ('hrislian Association.?Pray?
er meeting at the jail at J p. in. Alms
House at 2:?O p. m. Rooms of the Associ
atlon at -1 p. m.
The New Year.?Tho year isso, with
all its jays and sorrows, win rung out last
night, and its successor, 1SS7, ushered in
amid tho ringing of bells, firing of pistols
and blowing of horns, which disturbed the
slumber of numerous conservative individ?
uals, whoso souls have nojoy in such blow?
outs. Watch meetings were held in Trinity
M. E. Chore;!, the Free Methodist Church
and several colored places of worship, where
crowds listened to the pattering rain on the
glass and awaited the witching hour of mid?
night before wending their way homeward.
It was w\ exceedingly unpropitious night to
watch anything except a bright lire, the
heavens being cloudy and heavy rainfalls
occurring a' intervals of abjut lifceen min
utes. To day the wind, came oil! brisk and
cold from the northwest. The Coin Ex?
change and Government offices were closed,
the postoflioe kept Sunday hour-", and the
merchants on tho wharf closed their stores
in theafiernoou. But few people "received,"
callers were few and numbers of persons
who had holiday spent most of the day in
Personals Mrs Lee held at the Gov
ernor's mansion in Richmond to day a ro
ceplion, assisted by a brill ant l> -vv of ladies
well known in society, among ?h >m were
Mrs. Philip Haxall, Mrs. George Rosp, Mrs
Caskie Cabell, Mrs. Willie Alien, Mrs Pey?
ton Wi'o, Miss Agnes Mayo, Miss Saltie
Audersou, Miss 0;ey Cullen. Miss Mary
Pegram, Miss Frances Scott, and Mi3S
Kemp, of Xaw Vork.
The Rev. J. Calvin Stewart, of Alexan?
dria, Va.. who has accepted a call to tho
Fourth Presbyterian church, is now in the
city, and will enter upou his pastoral work
at once. He will preach to morrow both
morning and night.?Richmond Dispatch.
Mr. L. A. Tiiiker, formerly of this city,
but now of Richmond, was elected dictator
of Capitol Lodge K. of H, of that city, on
Mr. 13. P. Owen. jr.. of the city staffof the
Richmond State, and the Richmond corns
pondent of the gazette, and Mis* Virginia
M. Vaden, an accomplished and lovable
Richmond belle, were married in RichmoiH.
a few days since.
Week, of Prayer.? The following is the
programme for the week of prayer which i3
to be observed in this city next week. It is
a universal institution, and observod dur?
ing the first week in January throughout
lt?a world :
Sui.day?Sermons from the text, "O thou
that hoa.'pst prayer, unto thee shall ull flesh
come."?Ps Jxv., 2.
Mouday?Grace Church, "Praise."
Tufs;iay--Trin:ty M. E Church, "Humil
Wednesday?Baptist Chin ch, "Prayer for
Thursday?M. E. Church South, "Prayer
for families and schools."
Friday-Methods' Protestant Church,
? Prayer for Mis-ions.''
Saturday? Second Presbyterian Church,
"Prayer for nations."
Sunday-Sermons. "Thy kingdom come."
Christmas Celkuuations.?The Second
l'resbvterian Sunday School held their
Christmas c *!ebration last night. The child?
ren were all bountifully supplied with
sweetmeats from the large Christmas tree
and prises awarded to a number of the
scholars lor punctuality. Rev. Dr. Dinwid
die, the pastor, of the church, Mr. K Kom?
per, the Superintendent of the school, and
Miss Rotchford, the organist, were present?
ed with handsome testimonials.
The Christmas celebration at St. John's
Chapel, West End. was held last night, and
all who attended spent a pieawnt evening.
The Behlitz Scnoor. or languages, at
Washington, I). C?one of the celebrated
schools of the same name, established in
other larger cities?is under the personal di?
rection of Prof. N. Joly (Unlversite do
France), as-isted by Prof. L. Hnebert. The
other instructors of tho school are highly
educated and experienced teachers. The
"Berlitz Method," which is employed, has
been recognized oy prominent educators as
far superior to any other system for learning
ia a short time to speak, write, understand
and rend correctly the modern tongues.
Officers Elected.?At a regular meet?
ing of Oriental Lodge, K. of P., held last
night, the followiug officers were elected
for the ensuing term, viz : P. C, Julian W.
Holt; 0. C , W. H. Smith ; A*. C. M. R.
Norriss; Prelate, H. W. Patton ; M. of A.,
George Hantzmou ; M. cf Ex., S. H. Lunt;
K. of R. ami S., A. F. Cox ; M. of F., J.
Palmer : P. G., F. Schwab; o. G., X. Ba?
ke*", representative to Grand Lodge, S. H.
Lunt; alternates, W. H. F-nett and Dr. A.
HOP.?A ielightful hop was given by a
number of young gentlemen of this city at
the Opera House last night, w hich was well
attended. The music wa* fine, and dancing
was kept up till after :'. o'clock this morn?
ing, whm the dancer- reluctantly departed
for their homes.
Old Citizens ?There are six persons
residing on the same Street iii this city and
within a distance of 100 yards of each ether
wuo-e united ages are -101 yeais.
XjlOS CHILDREN ANDINVALIDS.
DRY EXTRACT M K LT ? 50c a bottle; for sale
?y [nov-t] W. F. CEEIGHTON & CO.
SLEIGH RASK?:i\s. RUN \'EUS ai.d SLEIGH
BELLS at low prices at 88 King, corner of
Royal streets Alexandria, V?.
dec3 J. T. CSEIGHTON & SON.
A happy New Year to all.
I The year opened dull at the station house.
I Not a prisoner there to day'.
1 The public and private schools will re?
open on Monday after the holiday recess.
The cost of supplies of groceries to the
poor of the city for last month amounted to
$400, as against $225 for the sumo month
John H. Parrot has sold to Fred G. Rogers,
of this city, the building lot situated at
the southeast intersection of Cameron and
Patrick streets for $1,050.
The alarm of fire about half-past six
o'clock last night was caused by flames is?
suing from the stack at the foundry on Fair?
fax street between Oronoco and Priucess.
The police report last nicht as beiig mild
with rain. There were six lodgers hut no
prisoners at the station house. The mayor
this morning had no cases before him for
The regular patrons of the W. und O.
railroad yesterday presented the engineers
and firemen of the passenger trains on that
road with handsome badges for having made
such regular time' during the year.
A horse attached to a buggy rau away on
Prince street to day and caused considera?
ble excitement. The practice of leaving
horses unhitched on the public streets is a
dangerous one and contrary to the city laws.
A gullet-or curb to keep the mud from
washing from the bank to tho pavement on
Fayette street, between King and Cameron,
and a gas lamp in the middle of that square,
wfliiM t>e an improvement and a great con?
venient.:-: to many citizens while on their
way to and from the local depot.
Marriage licenses were issued in Washing
too yesterday as follows : Anderson Walker
and Mary Waynes, both of Fairfax county;
Winter Fnarsou and Annie L Williams, both
of Prince William county : George Martin
of Albemarle county and I. 0. Maddox, of
Georgetown, and to Jefferson C. Mitchell, of
Westmoreland county and Martha Lacy, of
Chew I.niici-*^ Plnas?The irreal Tobacco A n?
Dilute!?ITleo 1 o Cm.?Sold by ail brugBistA ?
The Berlitz School of Languages
723 FOURTEENTH ST. \. W.,
Washington, O. C,
AND ALL OTHER PRINCIPAL CITIES,
will open in two week a a BRANCH IN ALEX?
ANDRIA for the benefit of the inhabitants of this
For references and particulars apply until the
loth instaut at tho above address.
These schools are recognized as superior to nil
other similar institutions. Unexcelled advantages
to learn TO SPEAK, real and write. Best of na
tivo teachers. Private and c!a?s instruction for
ladies, gentlemen and children. Feo extremely
low. janl lm
[HAVE COLLECTED and secure 1 a cjnantity
. of RAILROAD TIES along tho shore of the
Potomac river, in t Iiis county. Tho owner can
?_'ct them by proving property and payingcharges.
( i E<' B. GRYM KS, near Stuart's wharf.
Hampstoad P. O., King George co., Va.
VIRGINIA: In the Clerk's oflico of the Corpo
ratton Coorl of the citr of Alexandria on
the 30th day of December, 1886.
Fiii'inucl Francis vs. Ross C. Latham and Bichard
M. Latham, her husband, Catharine M. Taylor,
in her own right, and as.executrix.of the last
will and testament of Rose Vaccari, bite of the
city of Alexandria, Va., deceased, Thomas W.
Cook, Mortimer H. Cook and Alary V. Cook.
Memo. Tho object of this suit is to enforce as
against the real and personal (state of which Boso
Vaccsri, late of the'city of Alexandria, Ya.died
seized and possessed, tho payment of one half of
tho amount of a judgment lor tho rum of $550.10
with interest and costs of suit which was render?
ed aeaiust the sail Richard M. Latham, Emannel
Francis and Ri>se Yaecari, in favor of tho First
National Bulk of Alexandria, Virginia, at the Oc
tub ir term. 1ST:!, of the Corporat on Court of tho
city of Alexandria, Virginia, and which was paid
by and assigned to tho said Emannel Francis.
The defendants, Catharine M. Taylor and
Thomas W. Cock, not having entered their ap?
pearance and given security, according to the act
cit" Assembly.SUd the rules of this Court, aud it
appearing by affidavit that they aro not res?
idents of this Stato, it is ordered that the
said defendants appear here within one month
after due publication of this order, and
do what is necessary to protect their interest
in this suit; andtliat a copy of thisorder be forth?
with inserted in the AlexandriaGazktte. a news?
paper published in the city of Alexandria, once a
week for four successive weeks, and posted at the
front door of the Court House of this city.
JOHN S. BEACH. Clerk.
Albert Stuart, p. q._janl w4w
QASH PRICES FOR DRY GOODS.
Black Striped Silk Velvets, ?1.25.
Camol's Hair Home-spun Dress Goods, all pure
lino wool, wide doub'.e-width, only 50c.
White Wool Blankets, oitra heavy, immense
Colo-cd Silk Velvets. $1.00.
Royal Serge, beautiful Dreis Goods, all colors,
wide doable fold, 1- yards for 82.
Heavy Bed Comforts, 75c
Excellent assortment of Black Silks, 50, 75, ST,
81. $1 25.S1.60.
Fane- Silks, 40, 15, 50c.
Black Brocade Silk Velvets, ?1.50.
Homo spun Drc;s Goods, extra wide width, .'10c.
Black Cashmere Shawls, pure wool. $1.50.
Cloth for boy's wear, excellent quality, one
yard and a-holf wide, 50c.
White Wool Blankets, $2. Tare Linen Table
d-ima.sk, 37K,, 1";. 50c. Furo Wool Bright Plaid
Dress Goods, for children's wear. 25c.
A pair of our handsome Damask Tewels, all r"re
fine iinen. immense size, worth $1, or a largo sizo
Bridal Quilt, worth $1.50, presentod to each cus?
tomer who buys $10 worth of Dry Goods.
dry Goods at cash pbices.
711 Market Space, near 7th stieet
decll Washington, D. c.
RODGERS'S FINE TABLE CUTLERY, Weiss's
celebrated Scissors, and Rogers Bros.'s Plated
Spcons and Forks, for sale low by
rov3_JAS. F. CARLIN & SONS.
UJLA1TED VEST FRONT COAT back jer
. seys at [oc8j amos b. SLAYMAKEE s.
Tho i ->l1i anniversary of i lie INDEPENDENT
MUTUAL Pi BE INSURANCE COMPANY will
l.o held on MONDAY, January 10th, at th*
Alexandria House, Alexandria, Va.. at 10 o'clock
a m. ALLEN C. HARMON,
jniil eotd Secretary.
NOTICE?1 he annual meeting of tho f-tock
bo'ders of tho MECHANICS' BUILDING
ASSOCIATION of Alexandria, Va., for tho elec?
tion of clliccr1:, &c, will be held at Concordia
Hall THURSDAY, January 0. 1897, al S::50
o'clock p. ni. LEONARD MARBURY,
dec22 2awtd_ Secretary.
THE ANNUAL MEETING of the stockholder
of the old DOMINION CO-OPERATIVE
BUILDING ASSOCIATION will beheld Ht Con
cordia Hall, JAN t'ARY 0,1887; at 7 o'clock p.m,
dcc22 2awtd_ L. E. UHLER, Secretary.
rpHE ANNUAL MEETING of the stockholders
1 of the MOUNT VERNON CO-OPERATIVE
BUILDING ASSOCIATION No. 2 will be held at
Coucordia Hall January 6,1887, at 7:30 o'clock
_ dec22 2awtl L. E. UHLER, Secretary.
rrtHE ANNUAL MEETING of the stockholders
A or the GERMAN CO-OPERATIVE BUILD?
ING ASSOCIATION Nos. :J ami 1 will bo held at
Concord in Hall JANUARY o\ 1897, at 8 o'clock
dce22 2aw2w J. SCHNEIDER. Secretary.
rnilE WASHINGTON GRANITE oUARRY
The annual meeting of stockholders for the
elcctiou of officers will be held at the \V., 0. & W.
R R. depot, in Alexandria, at 11 a. in , on WED?
NESDAY, January 5, 1887.
dcc22 2w CHAS. E. KIMBALL. rr> sidcnt.
WASHINGTON AND LOUDOUN tele?
The annual meeting of stockholders for the
olection of officers will be held at the W.. (>. & W.
R. R. liepot in Alexandria, Va., at 10:30 a. m. on
WEDNESDAY, January 5th, 1887.
flcc22 2w CHARLES E. KIMBALL, Prcst.
CITIZENS' NATIONAL HANK,
Alexandria, Va., December ?'?' ), IsstJ.
Tho Board of Directors have this day declared
a semi-annual DIVIDEND OF THREE PER
CENT, net, payable on and after January 3rd,
18S7. WM. H. LAMBERT,
ANTED TO BUY.
A PAIR OF GOOD,STRONG, WELL-BROKEN
Not over eight years old. apply to
dec2!J lw ' C. C. SMOOT & SONS.
ITTANTED FOR THE MARINE CORPS, MEN
VV from 21 to 35 years o' age; 5 feet. 5 inches
in height. Pay from thirteen to sixteen dollais
per month, with clothing, food and medical at
lciid::nn'. Men enli-tinir in ibis Corps serve at
the Navy Yards and on lio.ird of Mcn-of-War, and
havo opportunities of visiting'foreign countries.
Applj at MARINE BARRACKS, Washington,
rPHE ENTERPRISE MEAT CHOPPER is the
J 'nest: docs not grind the meat, like o'her
cutters, but CHOPS IT. It is useful for many
purposes all THE YEAR ROUND in preparing
chicken silad, beef tea, mince meat, hash, &c
For sale by JAS. F. CARLIN & SONS,
nov.'l Alexandria. Va.
A LARGE assortment of Wagons, Tablos, Desks,
1\. Slo:gha and Willow Doll Carriages, from 50c
to $2, at
_doc23_ AMOS B.SLAYMAKEE'S.
S" COTCH Wool, KNIT GLOVES. Cloth Gloves
and Fur top Dogskin, at 25c, 35c, 50c, 75c,
81, $1.25 and $1.50, at
ih.vI!) AMOS I!. SLAYMAKER'S.
DILE BEANS ?
D CUBE MALARIA.
Just received and for sale by
octl 9_W. F. CREIGHTON & CO.
DROWNE'd FLEXIBLE WEATHER STRIPS;
D cheapest and best; any one can anply them.
For sale by JAS. F. CARLIN li'SONS.
novl? Alexandria. Va.
I F YOUR CHICKENS ARE SICK,
LUSTS CHICE EN CHOLERA CURE.
Sold by ail druggists and grocers iuh.51
STAIN ! .-PAIN ! STAIN 1?Walnut, Oak, Cher?
ry and Mahogany Stain, in 15-ccnt boxes, for
jy3_W. F. CREIGHTON & CO.
SQUARE. OCTAGON and FLAT CAST STEEL
will be sold at SS King street, corner of Roy?
al, at a great lv reduced price Quality warrant?
ed. [oct28] J. T. CREIGHTON & SON.
IF YOU CANNOT SEE and cannot find anj
SPECTACLES to suit you, go to HENRY
WI LOT'S and have your eyes tested, and you
will have no more trouble nov20
WINCHESTER AND PLYMOUTH ROCK
BUCK GLOVES; best in the States; for
salo by '
nov(J AMOS B. SLAYMAKER.
WOODBURN SAR YEN WHEELS arc the best.
Full stock at
JAS. F. CA RUN &. SONS',
sc;'! Alexandria, Va.
A LL-WOOL KNIT GLOVES, with Saranac
jljl Iron I. for driving, at
novlO AMos P.. SLAYMAKER'S.
STA BEER'S corn find RED CROSS toma?
TOES just received by
nov2 G?0. McBUBNEY & SON.
COFFEES?Although Coffees have advanced
considerably. 1 am otiering them at low prices,
sei J.I_J. C. MILBURN.
POUNDS PURE. DARR BIT KWHEAT
FLOUR just received bv
uovRO_J. C. MILBURN.
r BBLS CHOICE NEW YORK BEANS n e ived
? to-dav by
novS J. C: MILBURN.
PRIME NEW ORLEANS and PORTO RIO *
MOLASSES for sale by
apl_J. C. MILBURN.
rpEAS- Having bought largely of Teas, care
X fully selected, I am selling the same very low.
sep23_J. C. MILBURN.
KITCHEN, CRYSTAL AND PEERLESS
Scouring Scans, for salo bv
au24_J. C. MILBURN.
ANOTH ER INVOICE OF PRESERVES, FRUIT
BUTTER and JELLIES received to-day by
nov30 J.C. MILBURN.
fpLOUR,?Superlative, Crystal, Triumph, New
South. Henroon and Teancy Flour for rale
low by [dcc3] J. C. MILBURN.
GOOD WHITE and COLORED BLANKETS
very cheap at
no\2 t_AMOS B. SLAYMAKER'S.
SILK CLOCKED BLACK HALF HOSE, Heavy
and Fine, at
nov24_AMOS B. SLAYMAKER'S.
FRESH ITALIAN MACARONI, Breakfast Horn
inv and New York Beans just received.
o t20 geo. McBurney & .'?on.
ijl.VNCY NEW VIRGINIA HONEY, ia 1-lb
' rnrkages, just received at
-iaa DOZEN NANTICOKE TOMATOES, very
J.UU fine goods, just received bv
nov23 J.C MILBURN.
STRICTLY PURE GROUND SPICES received
decl.3 J. C MILBURN.
SUPERIOR SUGAR-CURED HAMS, mild cure,
for salo by
nov23 J. C. MILBURN.
WOOL HOODS, SCARFS, MITTS and Gloves
in every (jua'.ity and color, at
dec7 AMOS B. SLAYMAKER'S.
NEW CURRANTS and CRANBERRIES just
oct20 J- C. MILBURN.
?URE BLACKBERRY CORDIAL, made for
XT family use.
aogio geo. McBurney & son.
BOUCLE JERSEYS, black and colored, all quali?
ties, at Iocs', AMOS B. SLAYMAKER'S.
\r \ lt oa chips, fresh stock, just received.
oct20 GEO. McBUBNEY & SON.
A VERY FLYE TEA INDEED.
I hare recently received an invoice of
Which is without doubt ONE OF THE FINEST
TEAS I HAVE EVER SEEN.
Very strong and of exquisite davor.
C. WM. RAMSAY.
DELICIOUS WITH BUCKWHEAT CAKES.
For salo at retail by
C, WM. RAMSAY.
Just received by
G. WM. RASV2S?Y.
Mai Hard's Importation.
RED and WHITE PEA BS,
STUFFED PRUNES GLaCE in trunks,
MAILLABD'S MARSH MALLOWS.
By Green & Wise, Auctioneers.
BY VIRTUE OF A DECREE of tho Corpora?
tion Couri of tIto City of Alexandria, Va.,
rendered at i:s Septombci term, lbSO, in the
causo of Daniel W. Grillith vs. Eicsiy Griffith ct
?L, the undersigned special commissioner therein
named will oiler for sab- by pnblic auction in
front of the entrance to the Court room, on Fair?
fax street, on SA'I URDAY, the 29th day of Janua?
ry, 1SS7, at 12 o'clock m., tho following property,
No. 1. A LOT OF GROUND, beginning 120
feet 3 inches 1 r-'tii the corner of Union and Kinn
streets; thence w<st with King street 2!' feet!)
inches to the contre. of the square : thence south
lib" feet to a 20 feet alley; thence cast on the al?
ley 2!? feet !> inches; thence north by a straight
line to tho beginning.
No. 2. A LOT OF GROUND AND IMPROVE?
MENTS adjoining tho property of 1). McLeod. be?
ginning at the we terrl inter-ccti'>n of Mel.l's
line wit!; King street: thence back with McLeod's
line 1KJ feet U n 20 feet alley; thenco with the
alley wostwardly 24 feet: theme with a line
parallel to first line to King street : them-- with
King street to the beginning.
No.::. A LOT OF GROUND, commonly called
tho "COAL YARD LOT," couimeuciug on King
street about City feet cast of tho corner of Lee
street, fronting say (id feet on King street and
running back 11(1 or 117 feet t<i a 20 foot alley.
Terms of sale.?Cash enough to pay cost of suit
and tho expenses of sale, and the residue on a
credit of six, twelve and eighteen months, with
interest from da}- of a do, taking bonds with good
personal security, and retaining litlo to secure
deferred nay moot 3.
C. E STUART.
dee'24 cots Special Commissioner.
COMMISSIONED' SALE?1'iirsuant to a de?
cree of the Circuit Court of tho city of Alex?
andria, roudercd on tho 2d day of October, 18^6",
in tho chancery cause of Charit s S. Taylor, jr., et
al. vs. John Lally, the undersigned commission?
ers, appointed by said decree, will oiler for sale at
public auction, in front of the Market House, on
Royal street, in Alexandria city, on SATURDAY,
the Sth day of January. 18^7. the following rehl
estate of said John Lally, in tho' city of Alexan?
dria, or so much thereof as may be necessarv to
satisfy the plaintiff's claim of $182 32, with in?
terest a3 provided by said decree, and costs, viz:
1st. TWO HOUSES and LOTS situated on Fair?
fax street, between Princess and Oronoco streets.
2d. ONE LOT situated onl.cc street, between
Princess and Oronoco streets.
3d. ONE HOUSE and LOT situated on Queen
street, between Fairfax and Lee streets ; and
4th. ONE HOUSE and LOT situated on the
southeast corner of Royal and Prince s streets.
Terms of Sale: One third cash, and the residue
in two equal instalments, payable respectively at
u' ami Iii mouths after date of sale, and to bo se?
cured by the notes of the pnrchasor, with personal
security, with interest at the rate of six per cent,
from the dato of sale.
J. K. M. NORTON, ) Cnmrn.rs
SAM'L.G. BRENT, jComm rs'
I, John S. Beach. Clerk of the Circuit Court of
the city of Alexandria, do hereby certify that the
bond, as required by tho above decree, has been
given by J. K. M. Norton, conditioned as the law
d?c7 ta JOHN S. BEACH, Clerk.
CITY TREASURER'S OFFICE,
Room No. 2. Market Building,
Alexandria, Va., Doc. 30,1S3G.
Cn and after MONDAY, January 3,18S7. the
interest due Jaunary 1st, 1887, on the bone* of
tho Corporation of Alexandria, will be paid at
this cilice upon the presentation nf the coupons.
dcc30 3t_M. B. HARLOW. City Treas.
PIANOS AND ORGANS TUNED AND RE?
Price for tuning Pianos, ?1.50; inserting new
strings. 25 cents each. Satisfaction guarantccl or
no charge made. Address
Prof. E. C. HOLMES
dec21 St* at J. T. Cox's l>ook?tore, Alexa.,Va..
FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF ALEXA.. VA..
Alexandria, Dec 11,1SSG.
The ANNUAL ELECTION FOR DIRECTORS
of this Bank will be held at the Banking Hove
on TUESDAY, the 11th day of January, lSb7.
between the hours of 12 and 1 o'clock.
CHAS. R. HOOFF.
Recognizing the tendency of tiie times to useful articles for Xmas
presents, we have placed on our counters an extensive stock of goods
for the Holidays, in which the beautiful and useful are strikingly com?
bined. An inspection of our stock will satisfy any one that we are fully
prepared to answer that puzzling and oft repeated question, ' What
shall I buy for Christmas/'
IS POCKET-BOOKS, WALLETS, and HAND-SATCHELS,
we offer an unrivaled selection that will please the most exacting, in
price, quality and design.
We have Fancy Table Covers, Tidies and Table Scarfs, in endless
We have a large and elegant assortment of
from 75c. to $11.00 in print, Chintz, Silecia, Cheese Cloth, Satine, and
Eider Down in all the colors of the Rainbow. Our
not only suggest a feeling of comfort but they satisfy the love- for the
beautiful. The handsome
are elegant presents lor gentlemen, as are our -Jersey, Dqg&in, Castor
and Kid Gloves. Our
Scarfs and Ties
are worth an examination. For ladies, nothing could be more appro?
priate than one of our Hand Painted Fans.
Special attention is called to our large line of
Gentlemen and Ladies' Handkerchiefs,
in plain and hemstitched, colored and mourning bordered, scalloped
We would like you to look at our
Table Linens and Napkins,
especially at the great bargain in extra size.
DAMASK TABLE COVERS, at $1.75.
We have had sent us on approval a full line of
SHAWLS, CLOAKS AND WRAPS,
which we are going to sell at less than we could have purchased thein
ourselves at the first of the season. Remember we run no risk on these
garments and will sell them on small margin. ti>?*ONE Price.
J. E. TACKETT,
NOS. 107 AND 10!) KING STREET, ALEXANDRIA, VAJ
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
To all our Friends and Patrons,
we AEE ABOUT TO TAKE O?K ANNUAL INVENTORY, AND WILL RUN OFF OUE
AT PRIME COST.
Now is your chance to get genuine bargains.
Call and sec us, and we will make you happy for the whole year.
Corner King and Royal sts.