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THURSDAY EVENING. AUGUST ?!?
;Z?r Those who leave tho city during the sum
UK r ran have the Gazkite mailed t<> them for
any lougth of time, and the address chansed as
often as desired. The subscription price is 50 eta
per month, or at that rate for a greater or less
fgrSubscribers who fail to receive tho Gazette
regularly will please rei>ort such failures to this
For this tectiou slightly warmer, fair we ither.
winds shifting to southerly._
Crrr School Boakd.?The annual meet
ing required by the State law was held last
night, present: Messrs. Aitehe3on, Wm. F.
Carne, Kendall, Leadbeater, Mankin, Mar
bury, Smith, Strauss, Sweeny and Vincent,
trustees and Richard L. Came,superintend?
ent of schools. The chairman having gone
to Roanoke, the meeting was called to order
by the clerk, and on motion of Mr. Strauss,
Col. Smith was appointed chairman pro (cm
Tho minutes having been read. Mr. Lead
heater, from the Committee on Finance and
Accounts reported the following bills, which
were ordered to be passed, v z : Wm. Co
gaasSons, repairs to sink at Peabody build?
ing, $3.05 ; J. H. J). Smoot, lumber for Sea
ton'building, $75.03 ; J. T. Creighton &Son,
locks, &c., for do., $7.60 ; James F. Carl in &
Sons, sundries, $2.35 ; George N. Dufiey,
medal, $8 ; Gazette job otlice, printing,
517.50. Supt. Carne laid beforo the board
tho report of tbe city treasurer with vouch?
ers aud his own vouchers under the Grand
staff act, and the clerk presented his ac
count of expenditures of the contingent fund,
with vouchers, all which were, ou motion of
tho former, referred to tho committee on
finance and accounts for immediate exami
nation in presence of the Board, as required
On motion of Mr. Strauss, the sum of $10
was voted to tho janitor of tho Peabody
building for extra servioas in cleaning up,
etc., duriug vacation.
Supt. Carue, from tho committee on
schooihouses and furniture, laid before the
Board the bids of George W. Jono^ and B.
F. Price for alterations of staircase and en?
largement of rooms at tho Academy build?
ing; whereupon, on motion of Mr. Strauss,
tbe bid of Mr. Price, being the lower, was
accepted, and the committee directed to
contract with him for the work.
i ?u motiou of Supt. Carno, the following
resolutions were unanimously adopted viz ?
Resolved. That tho committee on school houses
and furniture have all tho schoolhous >.; put into
Resolved, That the Supjrintendeut of Schools
bo authorized'to procura the neee.-siry rogistera
f>r tho coming session.
Resolved, That the Superintendent of Schools
!iudirected tore-open tho schools on the 1st day
? >f September, employing the presont teachers un?
til this board shall elect.
With respect to the latter, he explained
that it having iieea uncertain whether it
would ho necessary to have a re examina?
tion, the city superintendents having pe?
titioned the State Board to make it option?
al with them, he had not hold one as yet,
but the petition having been refused, it was
now necessary to do so, and as there would
ha no meeting of tho Board until Septem?
ber 2, there could bo no olootion in lim* f ir
Mr. \V. F. O.irno olljre.1 tho following
?raondment to the by-laws, to follow 'in
20 h, ami after some explanation of it > use
fulness it was unanimously adopted, viz :
21. The ordinary promotions and redactions
from grade to grade and transfers from division to
division shall be tu ado by the principal*, but
teachers or parents fooling aggriovod by any such
promotion, reduction or transfer may appeal (?>
the Superintendent <>" Schools, whoso decision
-.hull bo tinal. No promotion shall, however, be
made by any principal except to tho grade itumi -
lintely above, but in cases whore lie or she niny i
deem it expedient, such promotion shall be ro
commended to the Superintendent of Schools,
who shall examine the pupil so rocommonded
and promote hiui or her if found qualified.
(?.i motion of Mr. Strauss the following
j luttors were unanimously ro elected, viz:
Peabody building, Ii. F. Penn ; Washington
building, Mrs. Martha J. Clemonts; Ij'o
bui diug, Wm. Clagetl : Saoton building,
Mr. Marbury, from the committee on (i
nance ?ml accounts, reported all the report*
referred to it correct.and supported by proper
Whereupon, on motion of Mr. W. F.
Carne, Ihn clerk was instructed to crttly to
tho Superintendent of Public lost tuet ion
that the warrants issued by the City Super?
intendent of Public Schools hid been exam
iaedand found to correspond exactly in
number and amount with thosn redoeioed
Supt. Carrie then oil-red tho following
amendmeut to the by-laws, which was, on
his motion, laid over until the next meet?
ing, viz :
31. Strike out the period at tho oud of the 2d
i i3e iu I the. number of the .'id clause and the
w ed "a!i" after it, and insert "and.'' so as to
make it one clauBe.
A Well-Known Cornsr.?The well
known "Burns's stand," northeast corner of
Prince nod Fairfax streets, where for over
half n century a grocery store tins been
kept, has its shutters closed at last. Over
fifty years ago, when a frame building stood
on the corner, a prosperous business was
conducted there by Mr. Matthew Robinson,
who was succeeded by Mr. Charles Murray,
And subsequently by Mr. Thomas Burns.
In 1S1G the latter gentleman demolished
the <>bj frame structure and erected on its
site the present brick building, and stocked
it with grocerie* and liquors, and for many
years thereafter the proprietor enjoyed the
reputation of keeping some of the best im?
ported wines of that day. Upon tho death
of Mr. Hums, in 1861, the business was con?
tinued by his widow aud others, until now,
by the death of Mrs. Burr.?, the store has
b ten finally closed.
A Pleasant Excursion.?As will bo
seen by au advertisement elsewhere, tho
steamer George Leary will make an excur?
sion to Colonial Beach on Monday next,
August Sth, leaving here at 9 a. m. and re?
turning at !? p. m. This will doubtless be
one of the pleasantest excursions which has
been given this year, and is designed especi?
ally for the bout lit of families desiring to
spend a day on salt water. The steamer is
largo and commodious, and every effort will
be made to render the trip agreeable to all.
An excursion of this kind is beneficial to
children and infants during tho heated term
and no better opportunity will bo offered
i hi* season to give tho little ones a chance
to inhale the Invigorating brerz-^s of the
Another Brick Yard Accident.?
While William Pinkney, a colored boy liv
log in this city, was engaged n, dumping a
cartload of earth into the crushing machino
at the Columbia Brick Works, nt Waterloo,
ou the A. iN: W. railroad, yesterday morning,
bp fell into the machine and would have
been crushed to death bad uot two men em?
ployed near by seen his precarious pre-dica
went and gene to h's rescue. As it was
the flesh was torn from bis feet and he was
otherwise seriously injured. A pbysiciau
from Washington dressed his wounds, after
which he was removed to Providence Hos?
Personal. -Mrs. Capt. W. H. Brook?
i g ne tu liockarray Beach to spend a
. ;sa Kate liosson, of Culpeper, id visiting
Mn$ Annie Woodward, on sonlb Lec street
Mi** Liilie A. Hill ba3 loft the city, to
visit n lends in Culpeper county.
Mr. Montroso W. Houck is back from a
: trip to Maryland.
j Messrs. Louis Brill and Louis Shuman
i are sururcoring at Old Point, Norfolk and
i resorts thereabouts.
Mr. Abrain H. Soiylhe has gone to Texas.
Miss Minnie nccompanifd him.
Mrs. 11. Hell, jr., left for Asbury Paik this
Miss Katie Houck is recreating at Ading
don on Chesapeake.
Miss Matti9 Aitcheson, who has beeu ill,
Mr. Willie Smith is at Colonial Beach.
Mr. Edward L. Chapin, of liomney, W.
Va., is visiting relatives here.
Oath J. Nugent ami Mis? Bertha Hall
I were wedded in Washington vesterday.
Mr. R. Theo. Cook, Clerk of (Ja?, is at
Mis> Ella R Siooot back from Old
Miss Elbe Lynch left to-day to spend a
few weeks at Barhouraville, Va.
Miss Ida aud Master George Buggr tt have
goue to the mountains of Virginia fjr the
month of August.
Mr. J. M. Johnson has gono to the Rock
bridge Alum Springs.
Mrs. Hesse. Smith and hor sister Mrs.
Jameson, have gone to the mountains for
the remainder of the hot term.
Revi James M. Nourse, of the First
Presbyterian church, left for a rhort vaca?
tion in Maryland this morning.
Rev. Dr. Rodgers and family have gone to
Memorial Tablet.?A neat and hand?
some memorial tablet of white marble and
gothic design has been inserted iu the south?
ern wall of the First Presbyterian church
in memory of the late Dr. Harrison and Mr.
Robert Bell. It is inscribed as follows:
Sucre I to the Memory of
Bev. Elias Hakeison, D. D.
For forty six years the devotod past<-r of this
Church. Died Foby. 13, 3s(>3, in the soven
ty-third year of his ago. Modost and un?
assuming ; a diligent biblo student
and teacher ; faithful in the dis?
charge of his ministerial du
m tits: and greatly beloved
by his people and the
citizens of Alex?
Malachi II. ti. ftalmXV.l 2.
Horn in England in 1800. Eecame a member of
this Church in 1832and olected Ruling Elder
in 1815. Eminent in Christian word and
i ee.1. and aetivo in all the work of
this Church and Sunday School
for more than fifty years.
Aftor faithful service ho
entered into r> st July
realms XXVII. 1. Sex. XIV. 13.
Mrs. Paulina C. Fowle, of Boston, Misses
Ellen and Lydia Mark, Mr. Lewis McKen?
zie and several others, it is understood
contributed to its erection.
P(ti:i.ic School Matters.?The annual
report of the Clerk of the City School Board
for the year ending July !>lst has been
.submitted to the Superintendent of Schools,
according to law. During the year the
Board received $6,454.87 from the State.
>:i oou from the city, $70 from rent and $S
from the sale of confiscated pistols, etc.
Theie was paid out $10,(115 for teachers'
salaries, $S21 for janitors' saluries. $450 for
treasurer's and dork's salaries, $SSS S3 for
repairs and furniture, $460.18 for fuel and
about $500 for other current expenses. The
sdaries of teachers were divided as follows :
White male teachers, $1,578; white female,
teachers, $5,325; colored male teachers,
$1 950; colored female teachers,$1,765. The
School Hoard owns five buildings, three brick
and two frame, valued at $25,000. Those
buildings are supplied with suitable furni?
ture, maps, blackboards, globes, etc.
Suicide of a Barker.?John Holzondoi f,
a well known colored barber of this city,
committed suicide yesterday afternoon by
swallowing an overdose of laudanum.
Holzendorf hail been dtinking to excess,
was Iii i wont and earlier iu the day had
bad u Ggbt with a companion named Win.
Sprit;?: they wero arrested aud lined $2 50
each. Later, while laboring under a ner?
vous tit , Holzandorf procured laudanum -
and BWaliowed a large dose. When it was
discovered that ho had Hwallowed the po?
tion, a physician was summoned and every
effort made to save his lifo but his jaws soon
bocume, locked and after remaining a fen
hours in a stupor ho died. Holzendorf had
been here for ten or twelve years and wa=>
well known, lie leaves a wife and several
POLICE II?tort.?Last night was clear
and warm until about 11 o'clock, when it
became cloudy. Thoro was one prisoner nl
the stiii ion house.
Alderman Strauss presided at the Mayor's
office this morning and disposed of tiio fol?
lowing cases :
John Mason, colored, arrested by Officers
Simpson and Sherwood, charged with na
saulting aud beating Fannie Sunder, was
dismissed, complainant not appearing.
Ben Hughes and Martha Hughes, colored,
charged with assaulting Lula Bird, wero
dismissed, complainant not appearing.
Ilachael Chase,colored,arre-?ted by Officer
Bettice, charged with disorderly conduct,
was Dned $2.
TlIB pocahontab.?The Maritime lie
porter, of Now Vork, speaking of the Arrow
Steamship Company, says:
'?Tbo company has now just completed the last
of its preliminary work, and has done it in Srss
than seven months. They arc now ready to go
on with the iron work, and it is safe to say that
six weeks moro will seo in place as many sectious
of 'The Coming Ship, The l'ocahoutas.' "
Lawn Party.?The Ladies' Mite Society
of Lincoluia, Fairfax county, will give a
lawn entertainment in the grove at tbe res?
idence of Mr. Adam Martin, next Tuesday
evening. Refreshments will be abundant,
with music and other amusements, and the
proceeds will aid in furnishing the Method?
ist parsonage now being erected at Falls
On Wednesday, August 3d. 1837, at the home
of the bride's paronts, near Lofsbur?, Sir. N. s.
IM ESEL of the drug firm et Mutt & l'nrsol, of [
Lecsbnrg,! was united in marriage with HELEN
J., daughter <>f Isaac Vandovauter, esq., Rev. J.
K. Bridges . Dictating. Tbe bridal parly took the
train on the W., O. & W. B. B., for Spring Lake
on the New Jersey coast.
At the Naval Hospital, Bostou, at G a. m. Satur?
day. July 30th, 1887, after a short illness, of
consumption, Dr. JOSEPH SHAFER, Assistant
Surgeon LT. s. Navy, and sou of F. W. Sharer, of
Locshurg in the 26th year of his age. About two
years ago be was commissioned by President
Cleveland an Assistant Surgeon in the U. S. Navy
with the rank of lieutenant.
r-The regular meeting of the Relief Hook
and Ladder Company will be bold Friday even
', lug; August 5. 1837, at 8 o'clock.
an4-2;_C. H. Pick in. Sec.
DES.-h'ATEP COCOA NUT, in bulk, for sale by
ap!2_J. O. MILBUBN.
i Q mall hams for sale bv
lO io20 J. C. MILBUBN.
The schooner Laura C. Wolfe is on the
small ways at the shipyard.
The steamer Arlington was huuled up on
the ways at the shipyard to day.
The chain eang has done some excellent
work iu the way of street cleaning during
the past few days.
Grass in thn gutters and dirty pavements
indicate slovenliness on the inside of the
house where ii is found iu all cities.
Alphorzi Arrington, who shot bim?elf
with a rifle on Sunday night week, is rapid?
ly improving, ami expects soon to he out
A meeting of the Board of Health was
called for last night, but no quorum being
present, the Board adjourned until next
Potatoes are more abundant and lower
than for many years. In fact, the purchas?
ing prico of a'dollar is greater than for a
lonu while but the dollar is rather hard to
The remains of Mrs. Laura M. Morrill,
whose death was announced iu yesterday's
Gazette, were brought from Washington to
this city this morning and interred in the
Presbyterian burial grounds. The pall?
bearers were Messrs. Geo. Laraont, Lewis
McKenzie, Douglass and George Mason
and Benj. T. and W. E. Fendall. llev. Dr.
Leonard, of Washington, officiated.
Pierce's "Pleasant Purgative Pellets" are
psrfect preventives of constipation. In?
closed in glass bottle", always fresh. By all
MONETARY AND COMMERCIAL.
New Yoke, Aug. t ?The opening of the stock
market this morning w.?s very active and strong,
first prices showing advances over yesterday's
final figures of from to lh% percent. Tho mar?
ket became feverish and unsettled during the
early dealings, but later bocamo firm to strong
aizaih, and fractional advances were established
throughout the list, while the activity underwent
a marked decrease. The rise culminated at about
10:40, wbou prices were from \[ to :!j per cent,
above the opening, and after that tinio tho nmrket
yielded and part of tho improvement was lost
At 11 o'clock the market was quiet and heavy
gcncn-.liy at small fractions above first prices.
Money easy at 4a5.
Bai.timoee, Aug. 4.?Virginia Gs consolidated ;
?15; past-duo coupons 64 : new .'is <>?'!'>>; 10-40s
36 bid to day.
Alexandria Market, August 4.?Flour is
easy and quiot but without change, tho inquiry is
from local dealers and for freshly ground old
wheat stock. Tho Wheat markets present noth?
ing new and continue heavy and feverish, the
balk of the receipts are in very bad condition,
but few lots Loing dry, sound and well cleaned.
Millers and buyers arc careless and discriminate
closely hs to grade, paying full prices only lor
choice samples, hence the very wide raugo in tho
markets, generally, sales running from 55 to
80 cents per bushel. Corn is steady and firm.
Eye and Oats aro fairly active. Potatoes aro in
abnndaut supply and very hard to soil as they rot
so (prickly this hot weather. Other produco is in
Baltimore,August4.?Cotton nominal; mid?
dling 10. Flour lower and fairly active;
[Toward street and Western super !?2 35a
?2 75; do extra $3 00*3 GO; do family 83 75a
?1 ::"> : Citv Mills super $2 50a3 00; do extra
2?a3 7? : do Rio brands $4 2?a 1 50 ; l'atapsro
superlative patent $? 10; do family $-1 ~~t.
Wheat Southern steady; rod 78a80; amber 80a
82; Western lower and quiet : Nr. 2 winter red
spot and Aug 78?78^; Sept 7!i';4a7.'l%: Oct 80'^
aSO^;"D<c stl'.i?si. Corn?Southern nominal;
white 51*52; yellow ?O.i?l'*.,; We.tern easier
and dull; mixed Aug 4Ga46-&; Sept 47a47-ty;
Oct t.' '?? bid. (>:iis firmer with a bettor demand;
Houllicrn and i'onnn 33a3S ; Western white 36a
38; do mixed 33i35 Ryo quiot at 4Sa53. Pro
vis'ons st. arty and quint. Butter higher and firm :
Western packed I5al8; creamery. 19a24. Pota
toesdull .-iL ^t 25a! 75 per bbl. Coffee easier;
Rio cargoes ordinary to !air 18^al9. Whiskey
quiot at $1 I4a1 15. Other articles unchanged.
Cbtcaoo, Aug. 4, 11 n. in.?September Wheat
opened at 69%, rtfter which it declined sharply to
<?"-i. anil is now quoted at tho latter figure.
Sept Corn opened below yesterday's close at
39*4?, declined to 39*4,and now sells at 39-&.
S. pt Oats 25% Sepi. Uird $6 70. Year Pork
New York, August I.?Cotton easy; uplands
10; Orleans lo1^; futures steady. Flour dull aud
heavy. Wheat, lowor. Corn lower. Pork steady
ht. $lG25atG75. Old iiioM Poik steady at
$ 15 25al 5 75. Lard woaker at $( i! W.
WANTED TO RENT?A PA cm, either in Ma?
ryland or Virginia, already stockt d, to work
on shares. Can give all the reference needed.
Five working hands in family. Address "Farm?
er, ' 519 north Capitol street, Washington, D. c.
_ ang-1 lm .
WANTED TO RENT?A HOUSE containing
about live or six rooms, in a good locality.
Bent must bo moderate, (.inly two in family.
Answer W.. this oili.H>. aug-1 1 w
A SECURE BOOM
in which to store furniture. Address
j>'23 S., Gazette OifiVo.
(GENERAL MEETING OF THE STOCK
IT HOLDERS OF THE VIRGINIA IRON
SHIPBUILDING COMPANY.?A general meet?
ing of tho stockholders of the Virginia Iron
Shipbuilding Company, will bo hold at tho ollieo
of company in tho e'.ty of Alexandria, Va , on tho
15th day of SEPTEMBER, lS87,at 12 o'clock m.
By order of directors,
au-l wtd CHARLES E. MOODY. See.
.5. II. Kl FEHLING,
Excelsior Copr Ligtti Eni Maim
Speaking Tubes fittod.
Iron Safes and Bank Locks repaired.
Electric Bells and Burglar Alarms.
All kinds of Lightning Bods erected.
1212 PENNSYLVANIA A VENUEN. IV.,
au.: 1 Inj_ Washington, D. C.
U. S. MARSHAL'S SALE.
By virtue of a writ of venditioni exponas, to
mo directed and delivered, I will sell at public
auction, at the wharf of the Marino Railway and
Shipbuilding Company, in tho city of Alexandria,
Va..ou THURSDAY, tho 11th "day of August,
lss7, xt 1 1 o'clock a. m., the following described
THE SCHOONER BBEFZE,
of Georgetown. D. 0., her apparel and furniture.
This schooner is in good condition. Her ton?
nage is 45 net. Terms: Cash.
T. W. SCOTT. U. S. Marshal.
By I. C. O Ne u., Deputy._ augits
T FRENCH'S, !??> AND 'X, KING STREET
Perfection at Last!
THE HARMLESS GUN.
Fires hollow rubber balls; no danger; no ram?
rod, arrow stick, dart, powder or poisonous caps*
can't, break windows nor do harm. 75c.
Ju?t received a new line of Card Crues, Purses,
Pocket Books, Bill aud Letter Books, from the
cheapest to tho finest grades; all colors and shapes
New lot just iu of Crcquat, Hammocks, Balls
jy-2 GEO. E. FEENCH.
gELECT FAMILY EXCURSION
('Ol. ?XI A I. BEACH.
STEAMER GEORGE LEARY
MONDAY, AUGUST 8th.
Miuic and Dancing. Familien can secure rooms.
Loavo Princo street wharf at 9 a. m., returning
at 9 p. m. Tickets 50c; children half price,
Special Saturday Evening Excursion
NORFOLK, FORT MONROE,
VIRGINIA BEACH, OCEAN VIEW,
PINEY POINT and
COBN FIELD HABBOB.
Palace steamer GEOBGE LEARY, 8ATUBDAY,
Aug. C, 6 p. m., from Princo street wharf.
Returning, leavo Norfolk and Western Railroad
Company's wharf (only 50 feet from Virginia
Roach Railroad depot) upon arrival of tho train
from tho Beach, and from the Boston wharf at
?1:30 p. m. Suuday, arriving in Alexandria at
6:30 a. m. Monday.
To Norfolk and return, $2.50; to Fort Monroe
and return, $'2.50; to Virginia Beach and return,
including dinner at Beach, $3.25 ; to Ocean View
and return, including dinner at hotel, $3.25 ; to
Fort Monroe and return, including breakfast and
dinner at Hygoia Hotel, $3.50.
For other information apply to
PHILIP B. HOOE.
jyl? tf Agent, Princo streot wharf.
T?vo excursion trips daily (rain or
shino) where boating, bathing and,_
lishiug can bo enjoyed. Music and dancing on
boat and grounds.
Week Days?Steamer loaves Reed's wharf at
10:30 and 0:30 p. m. Returning, arrives home at
4:30 and 10:30,p. in. Saturday evening trip3 at
7:30, returning home at 4 and 11 p. m.
25 cents.ROUND TRIP.....25 cents
Family Days?Evory Saturday at 10:30 a. m.
Returning borne at 5 p. m.
10 cents.ROUND TRIP.lOconts
Meals served ?l boat.
For charters, &c, apply to
jy2.3 lm_902 Pa. avo.. Washington, D. C.
Lower Cedar Point.
WASHINGTON'S CONEY ISLAND.
Excursion season opens Juno 27th. Music,
Boating, BathiDg, Dancing, Fishing. Cheapest
and best excursion out of Alexandria. New
and magnificent fast palace steamer
HENRY E. BISHOP will leave foot,_
of Princo street Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
and Friday, at !*:30 a. m.; roturniug, arrive atH
p. m. For special rates Sunday scliools and or?
ganizations should apply to
7th si root wharf, Washington, D. C.
Bound trip 50c; children 25c. jol4 2m
TVI V E R VIEW FOR 1 8 8~7^
Tbosteamor MARY WASHINGTON ^ff-^
will leave Hooe's wharf EVERY WEDNESDAY at
9:30 a m. and 7 p. m. Tickets 25c.
Family Days at tho View EVERY SATURDAY.
Loavo Alexandria at 10:30 a. m.; roturniug at 3
p. m. 1 ickels 10c.
jo8 3m E. S. RANDALL.
for picnics \m travelers.
FANCY OLIVES in small bottles,
IMPOBTED FRENCH MUSTARD,
CROSSE A- BLAt'SWELL'S CHOW CHOW,
PRESERVED ? IINGER in small aud mod. pots,
CCYSTALE'.ED do. iu half ponud boxes,
POTTED MEATS AND GAME,
SOFT MARSHMADOWS in half lb tins, &c.
For sale by
G. VVM. RAMSAY.
Nice & Convenient.
In pail?, without heads, tails or backbone
Packed expressly for ?
C. WM. RAMSAY.
? 50 P. A EBELS AND HALF BARRELS.
In storo and for sale by
G, WM. RAMSAY.
SIX TO TWELVE POUNDS,
FOR SALE BY
G. WM. RAMSAY.
CHOICE ORANGES just received bv
mylS_J. C. MILB?RN.
NO. 2 FAT MACKEREL for sjle by
jy14 J. C MILE URN.
eJ. E. Tackett.
E. C, Marshall.
ACCEPT THE OPPORTUNITY
?WE GIVE YOU TO BUY?
FIE PLAID MUSLINS for tntoaM cents
That would have been cheap at 20 cents in the early part of the season
These goods are 32 inches (nearly a yard) wide, and
are really splendid values.
Continue to be in such great demand that we have put in another
full line of especially choice patterns at old pritw.
\Ye have a small lot of
IIA HIS if TWENTY-FIVE GENTS
That are well worth 37he. These goods were purchased for consider?
ably less than their real value from parties preparing to take
stock, and we arc offering them at cor?
respondingly low figures.
Has been replenished, and we now have a good assortment at popular
J. E. TACKETT,
NOS. 107 AND 109 KING STREET, ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA.
BETHEL CLASSICAL AHDMILITAItV ACADEMY
In a country noted for beauty ami health. Coureoof study, 10 branches. Medical and Law Com i.
preparatory to the University of Va. Boaid, tuition, medical attendauco, half session. >!)">. KTo extras.
Address Maj. A. Cl. Smith, Bothel Acadomy f. O., Faunuior eo.. Va. jy28 Uepl
SESSION SEPT. 22.1,1SS7.TO .TUNE 21st, 1 888.
Eight independent schools, completely manned
and well equipped; good library mid musoum;
special courses of lecturos ; healthful locution, at?
tractive grounds, elegant halls and class rooms,
large and airy dormitories; high standards,per?
sonal and scholastic, and the host s icial and reli?
Exponscsof non-resident student, S's7/'0: of
resident, about $200 for nino months' session.
For Catalogue, with lull information as to or?
ganization, courses of instruction, degrees, foes,
Ac, address H. H. IIAUBIS,
jyltl eoCw Ch'n. of tho Faculty, Eichmond. Va.
EPISCOPAL FEMALE INSTITUTE,
Tho 14th nnnnal session will open September
14tb, 1887. In location, buildings, equipment,
course of study, teachers and general advantages,
equal to tho very best schools in Virginia, yet
terms moderate. Send for CaUloguo.
A. MAGILL SMITH, M.A. (Univ. Va.),
Successor to Re*-. .T. C. Wheat, D.D. jylN tw2m
Southwest Virginia Institute
FOE YOUNQ LAME?.
Glade Spbino, Washington Co?ktv, Va.
Thorough training in preparatory and colle?
giate courses by eight instructors.
Comfortable and attractive accommodations for
seventy-live boarders. Location beautiful and
Terms for session of nino months, .$1/50. This
covers expenses for board, fuel, lights, etc , with
tuition in entire course, including Music-vocal
and instrumental?with use of piano.
Next session will begin September 14th, 1887.
For Catalogue containing full particulars apply to
Rev. J. R. HARRBrON, Financial Agoot, or to
jyl? 1 m M. M. HABtiEOVF. Principal.
Albemarle Female Institute,
Unsurpassed in quality of instruction, in health
fulness and beauty of location aud in provision
for comfort of pupils. Terms very moderate. Or?
der Catalogue W. P. DICKINSON,
Y?UN? MEN 0F VIRGINIA,
Do you desire to fit yourselves for a useful busi?
ness career? If so. attend
Dunsmore's Business College.
This institution has been incorporated by tho
Legislature of the State of Virginia and endorsed
by some of her best citizens. It not only teaches
youug and middle-aged men the theory of Busi?
ness and Accounting, but each and every ono is
required to do actual business transaction?, as
they would have to do in every-day life. They
aro thoroughly trained in everything portaiuing
to business lifo.
Staukton-, Va , July 30,18S4.
We take ploasure in recommending to tho pub?
lic "Dunsmore'a Business College" of this city.
Wo have attended and taken part in several ex?
aminations of Mr. Dunsmore's pupils, and can
testify to his thoroughness as a teacher, and to
the uniform proficioncy of his scholars. His pu?
pils are now filling a number of important posi?
tion. ? * *
Tno. A. Eledsoe. Cashier Nat. Val. Bank.
W. P. Tams, Cashier Augusta Nat. Bank.
For Catalogua address
J. G. D?NSMORE, President,
jy6 2m 8taunton, Virginia.
St J ohn's Academy
THE Ml LIT A R V SCHOOL A T A LILY. INDRIA.
Begins its 55tb year on Monday, Sept. .r?th.
Thorn are throe courses of study?Classical,
Scientific and Commercial; in tho last-named
Typewriting and Pbouograby will bo taught.
The school baa fine apparatus and an oxcollent
library, as well ?.a improved arms, full camp
00.uipage, ?C, and goos into camp every summer.
Send fur Catalogue
ru11 ard L. CABNE, A.M.,
angl iTii tep15 Principal.
Markham, Fauqnier county, Va.
W. ('. MARSHALL, ('HARLES P?RYEAR,
M.A., C.E., BJSc., Co Principals.
A home school for boys and young men Pre?
pares for college, university or business. Espenses
for board (including fuel, lights, washing, etc..)
and tuition. $200. .Vn extras. For Catalogues
addrcsitbc Principals. anal eo!2t
Tho l'ith session of this College will commouce
on Wednesday, September 14, 1897.
Tnilion free. Expenses $135 per session of 9
months. Typewriting taught on the Remington
For Catalogue and further information apply to
L. L. LOMAX, President,
jy271m Blacksburg, Ya.
PrWTD ft 3 At Gordonsville, Va. Principal
ULll I ilML j j a m. a. of University of Virgin?
ia, Full and thorough c< urses.
Eight assistants. rrrij|?| r English tuition
Hoard with fuel. T LIU it LSI and Lalin,$l7G
Best facilities a year,
for music, art. telegraph v. *c., IWCTSTJITP
&e. Begins September 15th. lllolllUlL.
Addrcs3 JAMES ?INW1DD1E,
jy2<I 2m ' Principal.
T71AUQUIEI: FEMALE INSTITUTE,
Opens its 27th annual BC&sion September 15tb,
iaS7. Situated in the Piedmont region of Vir?
ginia; unsurpassed for its beauty, fertility and
healthfulness; only GO mile* from Washington.
Tho grounds, ten acres in all, are tastefully laid
out, and tho building one of the finest school edi?
fices iD the State. A full corps of teachers. Terms
reasonable and made knom.application. For
Catalogue address GEO.G. RUTLER, A.M.,
jyltj oo2m_ Principal.
J30AN0KE COLLEGE, SALEM, VIRGINIA.
Several courses for degrees. Special atten?
tion to English. French and German spoken.
Instruction thorough and practical. Library
Ki,000 volumes. Bad moral and reliijloim iuflu
Expenses for nine month $149. .?'.170 or $-204
(including tuition, board, &>:..).
Thirty-fifth session begins SEPTEMBER 14th
For Catalogue (with view of grounds, buildings
and mountains,) address
J ULI US D. DREHER,
Episcopal HigliSchooI of Virginia
L. M. BLACK FORD, M.A . PrincipaL
LLEWELLEN HOXTON, Associst. Principal,
With able Assistants
This School for Boys, three miles _f;ora town,
begins its 4'Jth year September 28, IS87.
For Catalogue, with particufcvs, address tho
Principal, Alexandria Va. jyl5 2awt ell