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largest AND MOST VARIED ASSORTMENT
LACE; PLAIN AND EMBROIDERED INDIA
I-AWN AND MULE LACE
we Lave ? vor displayed, and rail your attention to
the very low price they arc marked.
Sale of Boysr SMrt Waists,
In Fancy French Percale, Zephyr and Cheviot.
Prices as follows:
?1.50 quality marked down to $1 each.
!'5c " u 75c.
75c " " 50c.
riic.se prices are for.lots of not less than a half
which comprises high novelties and good styles,"
wo an- closing out at cost
To secure these bargains wo advise you to call
e.irJv before our stock is broken.
WASHINGTON, D. C.
BUILDING MATERIAL" &c.
DOOR and WINDOW FEAMFS,MOLDINGS, &c
LUMBER, SHINGLES, LATHS. NAILS, LIME,
CALCINED PLASTER and CEMENT.
NO. 25 NORTH UNION ST.,
A L EX AN DEI A. VTEGIN i A
WrJ-Lumber delivered in the city free.
JOSIAH LID. SM??T,
K \ i LS, LTM E,CEMENT, CALCINED PLASTER,
?&c.. &c 6ic.
MANlTFAVTV RER OF
FLOORING, DOORS, SASH, BLINDS, FRAMES,
MOULDINGS, MANTELS. BRACKETS
\N1> ALL KINDS OF WOOD
Office and yard No. 21 north Union st. Factory
Nos, 13 ami 15 north Lee st.. Alexandria, Ya.
QSr*No charge for delivery in city. jan28
John T. Creistfiton &'Son.
W I! it I. t:s A L E A N I> Ii E T A I I. I> K A L E R - I N
iiAKI>u"IKK AND (lUTIiERY,
NO. hs KINO. CORNER OF ROYAL STREET,
Have on hand a.vory large and well assorted
stock of goods in their line.
Country merchants are invited to call and cx
tiuiue before purchasing.
Satisfaction guaranteed. Call and soo. 'ap12
J> F. PEAK I',
DOORS, SASH, BLINDS, HARDWARE, PAINTS
')ILS. LEADS. CEMENT, LUMBER, LIME.
CALCINED PLASTER, SLATE MAN?
TLES. HEARTHS. &c., kr.. Ar
Corner King and Pitt streets, Alexandria, V?.
i"AMES F. CARLIN & SONS.
NO. (i.'i KINO STREE1
\LEX A N D RIA VI EGTN 1 A
Wholesale and Retail Di alers in
HARDWARE AND CUTLERY.
Guilders' Hardware. Locks, Hinges, Screws
DoorBolts, Latches, <x.-\. Saddlery, Hardware
Bridle Bits. Bncklos Rings, Uamrs. Sic, &c.J
Wheelwrights' Hardwan .'..n1c3, Rirur:. Hubs'
Spokes. Sawed Follor?. Tire Iron. Ac , Pocket1
Table, Carving, and Butcher Knives. &c, Guns
Pistols. &c. A full anc" complete stock oi first-j
cio - goods away in store and sol'* at lowest cash
STAR it" S ? 3'BRAND
Is to the kitchen what pure, sweet butter is to
the table?ossential.?Httwe, Clcary <? Co.. Wash
For sale in Alexandria by the following well
R. W. AVERY. A. C. HARMON ev O>.
G. WM. RAMSAY.
Beware of imitations. All our kettles have red
seal stamped on side.
G. CASSARD & SON, Baltimore, Md.,
Curers of the Celobratod "Star Brand*' Mild-c?rod
Hams and Breakfast Bacon.
We have ou hand an assortment of new and
I \ RRIAGES, BUGGIES and SPRING WAGONS
Which we orlVif at bottom prices.
Come and sec before purchasing elsewhere.
REPAIRING done nromptly audat lowest r:;tcs. I
myl7 3m SUMMERS & BR0? Pitt street.
n LOWER POTS?Just received a lot of Flower
?C Pots, assorted sizes, neat and durable, with
or without saucers, at
feb!5 E. J. MILLER. SON & C( >'S.
PORCHILDREN AND INVALIDS.
DRY EXTRACT MALT; 50c n bottle ; for sale |
h uov l; w. f. < 'ReKtHTon ? co.
pXTRA FINE GUNPOWDER TEA jus: re
lJ ceived. Try it, and be convinced of its ?
j"?23 J. c. MILBURN.
UTOVE PIPE POTS-A full liucjustreceived by j
^ )?2 j. c. MILUTEN. I
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[Entered at the Postofict a! Alexandria, Virginia, as
IVesiiTH Kiimativ Asylum.
This institution has never been under
more efficient management than at present;
no Superintendent, since the establishment
of tbo asylum, has bad a clearer and moro
comprehensive understanding of the pur
believe-- in tho beneficial agencies of light
poses of such u charily than Dr. Conrad. He
aud air?in the sanitary cllects of thorough
ventilation, healthy exercise and .-,u?gestive
associations. With this view, modifications
have been made in many of tho old arrange?
ments, to assure the sun bath, the full play
of the balmy breezeb ol" this season of the
year; innocent exercises on the green sward
under the shade of the stately trees ; ami in
other modes where stricter restraints have
to be observed in certain of the patients.
Through every department this idea is being
carried out, as far as available means will
allow. It, is to be regretted that the re?
sources of the institution are loo meagre for
the work thai ought to be done. As it is,
the sanitary arrangements, the modifications
in the interest of economy, comfort aud con?
venience, and lo aid in ihe improvement of
the mental condition of the unforiuuates
committed to the institution, are such as to
greatly promote tlie- beneficial purposes of
this great charity.
The capacity of the institution will com?
fortably accommodate about 550 patients.
To thai number the present buildings should
be iimited. But there are at. this time 631,
of whom ;Jlb are males ami 316 females. In
rooms where there should he four, there are
sometimes sis or eight?comfortable it is
true, but more crowded than they should
be, in the judgment of the superintendent.
There are applications on hie for the ad?
mission of 317?of whom 154 are males and
ItiLi females. There are, however, no vacant
rooms or beds, according to the report for
the month of April. About two-third.s of
the patients now in the asylum are incura?
ble, and about an average of one-third of
those admitted are iucurable. And as the
death rale does r.ot equal the number of in?
curables committed to the institution each
year, it must necessarily follow that it will
net be many years before the present ca?
pacity cf tho buildings will he com?
manded by those who are incurable.
This is ;> serious phase of iho demands
of, the insane unou tho care of
the State. In some oilier commonwealths
provision is made at the asylums for 1,000
patients, and this ought to be and will bo
the policy of Virginia, as .-oon as the condi?
tion of che treasury will allow it. The pol?
icy of the management is to givo preference
to State patients rather than pay patients?
as it is a State charity, designed primarily
to provide for those whose friends may not
he able to provide lor them.
To pass through the various wards and
enclosures where these unfortunates are
confined, is to awaken the sympathy of
every one touched with a feeling of human?
ity. While neatness aud care aro observable
iu eery department, and in all the appoint?
ments, the fact that one stands in the pres?
ence of shattered reason and the wreck and
ruin of once bright intellects, impresses
the necessity for this bene?cent institution,
v : |he largest liberality on the part of the
commonwealth in providing for the needs
of those who, from whatever cause, may be
consigned to its walls for treatment. Wo
tin-; ;ho lime will soon come when no one
with "mind diseased" will ask in vain for
admittance. It is one of the most
sacred duties that can be imposed
upon people to care for its alllicted
and helpless?a duty that cannot be shirk?
ed or grudgingly discharged. All that the
means appropriated will allow is being done
to carry out. tho humane purposes of the in?
stitution. The superintendent is keenly
alive to Iiis responsibilities?is familiar with
the cause and condition of every patient's
ailmet't?with every department and nook
and corner of the vast establishment, and is
intelii.'tently and wisely using the authority
vi it b v. inch he has been invested, for the
alleviation and improvement of those who
have been, or may be, entrusted to his
charge. Ii affords us pleasure to be thus
able to testify, und give the assurance to the
friends of those who have been bereft of
reason that they are under hind, intelligent
and sagacious treatment, both as to mind
'ju'he following figures briefly aud intelli?
gently set forth the statistical condition of
the asylum. They represent its actual con?
dition at Ibh writing. Patients were first
admitted into this asylum in August, 1S27;
over 5U years ago:
Admitted 1827 to 1P87.3,916
Died 1*27 to 1887.1,0S0
Discharged 1S27 to 1887.2.10?;
EemainiriE; April 1,1SS7. 03d
Maie. male. Total.
Number in asylum Oct. 1,1S79...211 237 448
1880...206 273 479
18S1...217 275 492
1882...251 257 508
?? 1883...269 270 539
1SS4...2S7 282 56!?
J--S5...301 :;oo 610
" 18S0...314 313 627
Mav 1,1-^7..318 316 634
Number on.furlough. 20 2?; 40
Number actually in asylum.29s 206 596
Actual capacity of asylum.30<> 300 000
Number probably curable. 13 13 26
Number probably incurable.2S5 2S3 56S
Number uow in tho various coun?
ties of the State awaiting ad?
mission into asylums.154 163 317
Number of applications for admis?
sion from Oct. 1,1^95. to Mav ?
1,1887..*.!(?(? 200 360
Number of single rooms in asylum.117 132 219
Number of associated rooms. 56 53 10!'
I'nm'icr c1.' rav-rf''nts in asv
Inni. some of whose accounts
dato back to 1844. 17 19 .to
Number of pay-patients admitted
during the years lS^-'SG. "> 4 9
Number of pay-patients rejected
during the years 1SS5-*S6. it :i 12
Number of uuiot and harmless in
cnrables who could bo safely as?
sociated in large rooms in two
separate buildings designed for
this particular class.200 21G 410
Number of attendants. 22 25 47
Number of ni^iit watchers. 2 2 1
? ('alley I "train iau.
U. Iff. I>.
Walking down Broadway is very pleasant
when you feoi well, and T-K-never
felt better than v. hen bin friend asked him
how he got over 'hat. severe coucb r-i his so
speedily. "Ah, my boy." said T-, "G.
M.D. did it!" Arn: his ;rienfi wondered
what (1. M. J). raenut He knew it did not
mean Good Many Doctors, for T- K
had triod a dozen in vain. '*I bave it," said
be, just bitting the nail on tbe head, ''you
menu Dr. Pierce's 'Golden Medical Discove?
ry," or ('old Medal Deserved, as my friend
J-is-always dnbs it."' Sold by drug?
HAELOW & CATON,
REAL ESTATE AGENTS AND BROKERS,
Rnqm 2 Market Building,
Offer for sale on easy terms the followipg desira?
ble city and country property '?
IMPROVED PROPERTY (CITY .
Two-story frame dwelling and lot Kins street, be?
tween Payne and West.
Two-story brick dwelling and lot s. c. cor. Columbus
and Oxonoco streets.
Three-story bric k dwelling mid lot north siile <>f
Prince, between Leo and Union,
Two-story brick dwelling and lot Queen street, bet
Fayctte and Henry.
Two-story frame dwellingnnd lot Fayettestreet, bet.
Queen and Princess.
Three-story frame dwelling and lot and store adjoin?
ing 8. e. u>r. Fairfax and Gibbon.
Three-story brick dwelling and lot Patrick street,
between Kingond Prince.
Sis two-story frame dwellings si c. corner Alfred and
Three?story brick dwelling and lot Fairfax street,
between Princoand Duke.
Two-story frame dwelling and lot Columbus street,
between Prince and Duke.
Two-story brick dwelling, store and lot King street,
between Patrick nnd Henry.
Tltrco?aiid-n-half brick dwelling and lot 53 Prince st.
Four-story i>ri<k building and lot known as the "Ton?
tine Hotel,' Cameron St., betwecu Fairfax and Royal.
Tbree-ainl-a-lialf story brick dwelling and lot s. e.
corner Patrick and Kinir street-.
Two-story brick dwelling and lot corner Peyton and
('< immcrce streets.
Two-story frame dwelling and lot Columbus street
between Wilkcsand Gibbon.
Two?tory frame dwelling and lot Puke street, bet.
Patrick and Alfred.
Three-story brick dwelling and lot Kinir street, bet.
Washington and Columbus.
Three-story brick dwelling am! lot of ground Duko
street, between Columbus and Alfred.
Four-story brick dwelling, stables and h>ts n. w. cor
Cameron and St. Asapli streets.
Three-storv lirick dwelling and lot s. w. cor. Royal
and Duke streets.
Three-story brick dwelling and lot Duke street, bet.
Roval and Pitt.
Tbrec-story brick dwelling and lot Washington st.,
between Cameron and Queen.
Tbrec-story frame dwelling and lot Wilkcs street,
between Royal and Pitt.
Two-story brick dwelling and lot Union street, bet.
Duke and Wolfe.
Two-Story frame dwelling and lot Union .-'.reel, bet.
Duke and Wolfe.
Two two-story frame dwellings and lots Fairfax st.,
between Queen and Cameron.
Thrcc-story brick store Kiutr. bet. Fairfax and Royal.
Three-story brick dwelling Queen, bet. Pitt and St.
Two houses ami lots Si. A-aph, bet. Princess and
Two houses :ii!<] lots s. \>. cor. Queen and Dee.
House and lot s. w. cor. Royal and Queen.
Three-story brick dwelling and lots s. w. cor. Prince
Lots Gibbon, between Royal and Fairfax.
Two lots Washington, bet. Oronocoand Pcndleton.
Seven lots Columbus, bet. Oronoco and Peudlcton.
Five lots Henry, between King anil Prince.
Lot s. e. cor. V.'ilkcs and Columbus.
Lot Wytlic, between Pitt and Koynl.
Lot Henry, between Duke and Prince.
Lot 1 , sq. n. w. cor. Alfred and Wolfe.
Lot Columbus, between Peudlcton nuil Wytlie.
Lot }:. sq. l'endleton. Royal and Pitt.
Ten lots Duke, west of West street.
Lots Cameron, Payne and Fayctte.
Lots n. c. corner Queen and Fairfax.
A large number of DESIRABLE FARMS In Alexan?
dria. Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William and Fauquicr
FOR SALE AND RENT.
?r, FOR RENT?WAREHOUSE No. 17 King
?i?street, lately occupied by Thomas Porry. Ap?
ply to JOHN PERRY, of Perry, Smoot &. Co.
/? FOR RENT AT 810 PER MONTH.
A SEVEN-ROOM HOUSE WITH TWENTY
ACRES OF LAND, in West End, about 300 yards
from the toll gate. Apply to JULIAN W. HOLT,
Attorney at Law, corner Fairfax and King sts.,
Alexandria, Va. my5 tf
[? fish: fish:
W.ff. II. SfflTII A <0.
Dealers in and Packers of
Potomac Shad and Herring,
Having bought out the outfit of s. j. Reed, are
now prepared to furnish the trado with Fish in
bulk or by the barrel, half barrel and kits.
Having been in the business for a long time,
they think they can give entire satisfaction to
any who may favor them with their orders.
Fish house at the corporation fish wharf, No. ?'?,
All orders entrusted to them, addressed as above,
or box 228, will receive prompt attention.
apl3tf WM. IT. SMITH & CO.
JOST FROM THE FACTORY?10 dozen of tue
IMPROVED PATENT-STAY A.B.S. SHIRTS,
the best goods ever otl'crcd in Alexandria for the
price. Will outwear any $1 Shirt.
je2 a t A MOS B. SLAYMAKER'S
WROUGHT SPIKES FOR BRIDGE and BOAT
BUILDERS at 88 King, corner of Royal
street. An assortment of sizes for sale cheap to
gep27 J. T. CREIGHTON Si SON.
VTEW VALENCIA and DAHESA table
IN RAISINS. New Currants, French Prunes,
Jamaica Oranges and Malaga Lemons just re?
oct2f> geo. McBurney ^ si in.
VfEW easy LAWN MOWERS. Garden Hoes,
IN Rakes, Trowels. Ladies' Garden Sets, Crass
Cutters and all other seasonable l'oods at lowest
cash prices. jas. F. carlin & S< >ns.
apoO ? Alexandria, Va.
BISQUE FiGUEES, Lava Flower Pots, Vases in
China and Glass: also "The Fairy Lamp,"
which is having such a run in other cities, and
which has never been oil'crcd for salo here before.
dec!3 E. j. MILLER. SON & CO.
VTTE OFFER special inducements in GUNS
Vr PISTOLS, SHELLS, &c. and other goods in
that line. Call and sec at 88 King, corner of
s*ep27 J. T. CREIGHTON & SON.
WIRE-COVERED DOOR AND WINDOW
FRAMES and SCREEN WIRE of assorted
widths, in quantities to suit, at 88 King street,
corner of Roval.
m721 j. T. CREIGHTON Sc SON.
Sota RE. ?1 ct AG ON and FLAT CAST STEEL
will be sold at 83 King street, corner of Roy
al at ? greatlv reduced price Quality warrant?
ed. foct281 j. T. CREIGHTON & SON.
IF YOU CANNOT SEE and cannot find anj
SPECTACLES to suit you, go to HENRY
WILDT'S and have your eyes tested, and you
will have do moro trouble. nov20
By R. T. Lucas, Auctioneer.
Under authority of a deed of trust executed by
R. C. Smith ou the 19th day of April. 1S5H, and
recorded in the hind records of Alexandria coun?
ty, Virginia, Uber T. No. 3, folio 41, I will oiler
tor sale in front of the auction store of k. T. Lucas,
corner of Roval and Cameron StS.,on SATURDAY,
the 2d day of July, 1887, at 12 m.. the LOT
OF GROUND, situated on the west side of i'itt
street and north side of Franklin street, with ?11
the BUILDINGS thereupon, being in front ou
Pitt street one hundred and seventy three feet
two inches, and on Franklin street one hundred
and thirteen feet five inches, with the right of
way over an alley running north from Franklin
street ten feet wide.
Terms of Sale: Cash. All conveyances at the
cost of the purchaser and the taxes for 1897 also
to be paid bv the purchaser.
je9 cots " JAMES P. SMITH. Trustee.
By R. T. Lucas, Auctioneer.
By virtue of a deed of trust executed by T. W.
Smith to C. W. Wattles on the Is; day of August.
1850, aud duly recorded in book R, No. 3, page
472, of the land records of Alexandria county,
Virgin;:!. 1. as executrix of C. W. Wattles, de
ceased, and vs such authorized to execute the re?
mainder of the said trust, will oiler Cur sale at
public ami ion. on SATURDAY, the 2d day of
July, 1887, at 12 o'clock noon, in front of the
auction store of Mr; R. T Lucas, at the corner of
Royal and Cameron streets, a LOT OF GROUND
fronting on the cist side of St. Asaph street, be?
tween Gibbon aud Franklin streets. 94 feet ?
inches, aud in depth 113 feet 5 inches t?. an alley
10 feet wide, with the right of way over the same.
Also a LOT on the same square, south of the
al-ovc. frontin.Sr. Asaph struel 20 feet and in
depth 113 fed 5 inches to the alley .above men?
AJsoaLOT "F GROUND fronting25 feet on
Franklin stiett and 02 feet on St. Asaph street,
with the TWo-STORY FRAME DWELLING
Also a LOT OF GROUND noxi east <?f the last
mentioned lot, fronting on Franklin street 88
feet 5 inches and i., depth 62 tent, together with
SEVERAL SMALL BUILDINGS thereupon.
Terms of Sale: Cash.
HARRIET !:. WATTLES.
Executrix of 0 W. Wattle-. Trustee, deed.
s jt\. Ij e
ALEXANDRIA & WASHINGTON U.R.
By virtue and under authority of a decree rcu
Icred by the Circuit Court of "the United States
for the East; rn District of Virginia, on the 5th
lay of April, 1884, in the chancery; causeof.Alex
inderHayvs. The' Alexandria and Washington
Railroad Company and others tin rein depending,
the undersigned, a master said court, and the
xtmmissioper appointed by snid decree to make
sale of the property therein described, will expose
to sale at public auction, in .'rnntof the Custom
House Building, on St. Asaph street.
IN THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA, VA .
at twelve o'clock m. on
lite 9th day of July, I*?S7.
ill the RIGHTS, PRIVILEGES. FRANCHISES
md PROPERTY OF THE ALEXANDRIA AND
WASHINGTON RAILROAD COMPANY, except
;ho fund now or hereafter to come into the hands
)f tho receiver in said cause, and debts duo said
.?ompauy. The railroad of the said Tho Alex
indriaand Washington Railroad Company con?
sists of a double-track railroad froms point in the
tounty of Alexandria, State of Virginia, opposite
;he city of Washington. I). C, near the south cud
)f the Long Bridge, to St. Asaph Junction, in said
sonnty, two single tracks from St. Asaph
function into the city of Alexandria, one passing
through Henry street to Duke strict, and the
>ther through SI Asaph street cj Priuctsi street,
with side-tracks, turn-outs, &c. A complete
schedule of the property is contained in the mas
:or's report on tile amongst the papers in said
Terms of Sale: Cash as to the following sums,
rii: $59,010.27,with interest thereon at the rate
if six per centum per annum from January L9tb,
IS82, until piiid ; .860,000, with interest thereon
it the rate of six per centum per annum from
Inly 1st, 3857, until paid ; 830,000, with interest
thereon at tho rato of seven per centum per an?
num from January22d, 1862, until paid, and with
intorest upon all of the half-yearly couponsof $35
Bsch, attached to each of said bonds, and on each
running from the 22d day of July, 1862, to the
22d dav of July, 1*77, both inclusive until paid:
(79,415.92, with interest on $30,6911.29, parr,
thereof, from September 15th, 1893, till paid, and
-;22,7.*5.62, with interest on .f 9,511.1,*, part,
^hereof, from September 15th, 1883, till paid,
ind as to the residue of the pun-baso money upon
a credit of one, two and thres years, with interest
from the day of sale, evidenced by negotiable
notc3, the title being retained under the control
of the court until full compliance has been made
with the terms of sale and until all the money is
paid, and subject to resale in case of default. A
deposit of ?50.000 will bo required when the
proporty is struck off; the purchaser not to be lei
into the possession of the property until after the
linal ratification of such sale, and the future order
of the court to that effect.
M. F. PLEASANTS,.
Master and Commissioner to make sale
Conveyancing at the cost of tlic purchaser.
By Green & Wise. Auctioneers.
Sale of Stock
ALEXANDRIA CANAL COMPANY.
In pursuance of an act of the General Assembly
of Virginia, approved May 24th, 19*7. the Com?
missioners of the Sinking Fund will expose to
3alc at public auction, on
JUNE 30th. 1887, AT 12 O'CLOCK' M.,
at tbe front door of the Corporation Court room,
Fairfax street, Alexandria, Va ,
2720 SHARES of STOCK
ALEXANDRIA CANAL COMPANY.
" The stock will be offered in ^blocks of 100
shares and also as a whole, with the right to the
Commissioners of the Sinking Fund to accept the
bids for the stock in blocks or the bid for it as a
whole, as the one or the other may yield the
greater amount of money.
Terms: Cash in current money '>f the United
States. FRANK G. BUFFIN.
Second Auditor, and President Board
Commissioners of the Sinking Fund.
Richmond, Virginia, June 1,18*7.
OUR STOCK OF CUT-GLASS GOBLETS,
Wines and Tumblers is very complete just
now, besides a full assortment of Colored Glass
Ware. Wc have some very handsome Lemonade,
Punch and Water Sets, and we invite you to call
and examine them and the prices.
dccl3 E. J. MILLER, SON & CO.
npHOMAS'S LIQUID BLUE,
X IN PAPER BOTTLES,
entirely free from acids, and guaranteed pure. The
Kreatest quantity for tho least money of any pure
goods on the market. Don't fail to try it.
mh."? geo. McBurney & son.
pAINT YOUR BUGGY FOE ONE DOLLAR
Another supply of CROWN CARRIAGE GLOSS
PAINT: ready for use: only one coat necessary.
For saiu by
sep6_W. F. CREIGHTON & CO.
MINERAL WATERS and GINGER ALE?We
will from this date supplv the family trade
with STABLER'S MINERAL WATERS. Leave
vour orders at our store.
' api l __GE0- McBurney & son.
PAINT Y'OUR own BUGGY"?Just received the
following new line of Colors: Olive Fonce,
Ponceau, Ecarlate, and Jet Coach Black. Call for
sample. For sale by
jan25 W. F. CREIGHTON & CO.
I V E B V I E W F l) R 1 8 9 7
Thesteambr MARY WASHINGTON ,jh^T!m* ^
i' I ?im i*' ~*im
will leave Hoof's whar r EVERY WEDN Kspa Y at
9:30 a. in. and 7 p. m. Tickets 25c.
Family Days at tlio View EVERY SATURDAY. !
Leave Alexandria at 10:30a. m.; returning at 3
p. m. l iekets 10c.
jc8 3m E. S. RANDALL.
All! X A \ I? It IA. VI lUi I NIA.
Tivoli Lager Beer,
IN KEGS AND BOTTLES.
Only the Best Material Used
in Iii?? Maiialttelure of it* Reer?
W. il. mm FAMILY FLOUR.
These standard brands of Flours keep their rep
itation, and are made of the best selected Mary?
land and Virginia Wheats.
F'ir sale wholesale and retail by Alexandria
rroccrs and wholesale by
I.H. TIM & SIS,
my24 lm GEORGETOWN, 1>. C.
?.<> XO 8. WALKEH'S
Kranite Monuments, Headstones,
TOM1W AXD ENCLOSURES.
Three New Granite Polishing Machines. Rest
facilities for Monumental Work, lie guarantees
jhe bi st of work, good stock and low figures
Works?702, 70-1 und 706, North Capitol street,
in rear of Government printing office, Washing
ion, D. C. mh29 3m
L. STARB. ER A: CO.,
Manufacturers and Bottlers of
ML AND MINERAL WATERS,
GINGER ALE AND SARS A PARILLA.
We have just put in operation apparatus of the
newest pattern for the production and bottling of
carbonated drinks, which we are now manufac?
turing of the very best quality, and which can be
had at any of tho saloons or gToccry stores in the
city. We solicit a trial.
We supply only tho trade
L. STABLEB & co.,
N. W. cor. King and Washington sts.,
mn24 Alexandria, Va.
For sale by
feb23 J. D. H. LUNT.
rrtflE ENTERPRISE MEAT CHOPPER is tho
JL best: docs not grind tho meat, like other
cuttors. but CHOPS IT. It is useful formanv
purposes ALL THE YEAR ROUND in preparing
chicken salad, beef tea, mince meat, hash, &c
For sale by JAS. F. CARLIN & SONS,
nov3 _Alesandria, Va.
BREECH LOADING GUNS, line quality. Shell
ejecting, Double action and other Pi3tols,
Loading Implements, Shells, Caps, Primers, Wads
and other goods in same lino, will be sold at low
prices, at 88 King, corner of Royal streets. Call
novl4 J. T. CREIGHTON 6c SON.
NEW SEASON GROCERIES.?Dessert Table,
London Layer and Valencia Raisins, New
Currants and Citron, Fancy Layer Fig3, Selected
no v. 2i- qeo. McBurney & son.
pERRY S HARNESS OIL SOAP.
Three sizes?$1, 50 and 25c sizes; the Jiuc3t
article in ?hc world for harness. For sale by
feb27 W. F. CREIGHTON & CO
CEREALINE FLAKES, the most digestive of
all Farinacious Foods. A book of receipts
with each package. Sold by
aprl 4 GEO. MCBURNEY & SON.
I F your CHICKENS ARE SICK,
HINT'S CHICKEN CHOLERA CURE.
Sold by all druggists and grocers_mh31
GROSS RUMFORD'S YEAST POWDER re?
ceived to-day by
Hih22_J. C. MILBURN.
LB3 PURE BUCKWHEAT FLOUB for
salo low by
jan3 _J. C. MILBURN.
MIXED PICKLE, CHOW CHOW and CU
cumber Pickles, for sale at
jau20 J. C. MILBUEN'S.
The golden ham. for sale by GEO. mcbur?
NEY & SON. mhll
The brand <>i' Laundry Soap
awarded ;t fii I '.. - medal at the
New Orleans E.xj?ositiou. Guaran
tee3 absolutely pure, ? ud for. general
household purposes i the very best
DRUGS. CHEMICALS, &c.
t] L2AD2EATIB, THOS. lzacbkatek
X? ' LEADEEATEE A BRO?
Fi. No:. 5 and 7 S. Fairfax St..
PURE DRUGS and MEDICINES; CHEMICAL
FAINTS, OILS, PROPRIETARY MEDI?
CINES. GARDEN SEEDS, SPICES.
FINE TOILET GOODS, Ac.
Proprietors of Anodyne Pectoral, Lubricating
Liniment. Essence Jamaica (finger and Cough
lyrup ; and Agents foi Aycr*s Modioines, Ready
nixed and Tinted Gloss Paints, Ac.
Every effort will bo made to maintain the high
oputation of our old ostablismcnt. mv
4 A. WARFIELD,
CX. 'Successor to Jaunoy a Co.)
DRUGS, PAINTS, OILS, GARDEN SEED.
WINDOW GLASS. SPICES.
Acids, Dye Stulls and Druggists' Sundries.
Physicians' proscriptions carefully compounded.
Orders and inquiries front the country promptly
cpl No. 152 King streot.
ilAMUEl H LUN'j.
CORNER KING AND FAIRFAX STREETS,
FANCY and TOILET ARTICLES.
PERPUW ERY. BRUSHES, Ac, Ac.
Physicians' prescriptions earefnlly proparod at
1! hours, day and night. ap4
,'?' t. CREIGHTON A CO.,
Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
DRUGS, CHEMICALS, PAINTS, PATENT
MEDICINES, OILS .DYE STUFFS,
GARDEN SEEDS. Ac. Ac.
Corner King and Royal streets,
Physicians' Prescriptions carefully compounded,
irdera will receive prompt attention.
JOHN D H. LUNT.
Successor to Luut <x Davidson,,
?EALER LN DRUGS. CHEMICALS. PATENT
MEDICINES AND FANCY ARTICLES.
II. E. corner King and Washington streets,
Physicians' Prescriptions a specialty. [janlO
?TARLER A CO.
.Successors to R. H. Stablor)
DRUGGISTS AND CHEMISTS.
. W. Come: Kiug and Washington Stroota
Dealers in Patent Medicines, Drugs, Cigars and
igarcttcs. Fine Tooth Brushes, Nail Brushes,
erman ant' Domestic Cologne, Hair Brushes,
ponges, Flesh Straps, &c Especial care given to
ITARFIELD A HALL.
D R ? G GISTS,
Comer Prince and Fairfax streot.
: '??nficriptions a specialty. English, French,
c.-man and Domestic Toilet Soaps; Genuine
arina Cologne ; Magnolia, Hodyosmia, ((cranium
ad Florida Water; Genuino Lubin's Extracts;
pongee, Hair Brushes a:id Combs: best English
ooth Brushes; a full assortment of Patent Modi?
nos, Coxe'a Gelatine, Corn Starch ; Sea Moss Fa?
ne: Spices of all kinds, and a select stock of all
rticlcs sold by druggists at prices as Iowas the
imo quality c.?.u bo obtained elsowhoro. dec 1
A NEW LINE OF BREAKFAST WARE to be
7JL opened to-day of an entirely new and lovely
attorn which will be. sure to be popular and
?hieb you can match at any time and purchase
1 as small a quantity as you desire. Wo would
c glad to have you examine these goods before
urchasing, as wo arc making every cflbrt to
lease and take great care in ottering tho newest
odds on the market.
mh8 E.J. Ml Li.EE. SON A CO.
EARDWAKE FOR THE SEASON at S* King,
corner of Royal street, Alexandria, Virginia,
ust received a supply of genuine ENGLISH
VALDRON GRAIN and GRASS SCYTHES:
iiucrican Grain and Gra?-.s Scythes, Bush Scythes,
naths, Hay Rakes, Scythe Stones, Rides, Hay
nd Manure; Forks, which were purchased of first
ands and will be sold, wholesale and retail,at a
mall advance at SS King, corner of Royal St., by
mylO .1. T. CREiGHTON'a SON. "_
HARDWARE. CUTLERY. GUNS. PISTOLS,
Ac, at 8S King street, corner of Royal,
Llexandria, Va.?The subscribers invite tho at
ention of wholesale and retail purchasers to
heir large and well selected stock of goods in their
inc, which were bought in quantity at bottom
rices, and will be sold at a small advance. Wc
nvitc a comparison of prices and quality of goods
t 88 King, corner of Roval street,
scp 14_ J. T. CEEIGHTON A SON.
j_IEINEKEN'S VIRGINIA WINES.
Norton's Seedling claret.
Rose of Virginia
Mil! Park Sauterue "
All these Wines are absolutely pure. Forsale by
my21 GEO. McBURNEY A SON.
2 C MM ER GOODS:
J SUMMER GOODS!
Call and examine our new lim: of REFRIGE
iATORS and COOLERS before purchasing. Sole
igcntsfor the "RIDGWAY" REFRIGERATORS
tn.d "PHILADELPHIA'' COOLERS. These are
he most perfect goods of the kind on the market,
md wo invite inspection and compari-wn of prices.
apl3 E.J.MILLER, SON A CO. '
pREEN AND FIGURED SCREEN WIRE 24.
Of 30 and 36 inches, wholesale and retail, at
}8 King, corner of Royal street. You can buy
wire, and have Window and Door Frames made
)f better quality, to cost no more than tho com
rton Frames o?ered for sale in the city. Call and
iee. J. T. CREIGHTON A SON,
je4 88 King, cor. Royal st.
MUTICURA PLASTERS?New and original.
Kj and vastly superior to any other plaster for
lestroying pain wherever located or from what
sver cause produced, together with all tho other
Cuticura Preparations, Ointments. Resolvent:-:,
?soaps, Ac, just received at
WARFIELD A HALL'S,
ap7 ferner Prince and Fairfas sei.