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WEDNESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 1<>
Those who leave the city during tho sum?
mer can have the Gazeite mailed to them for
?my length of time, an I the address chanced as
often afl desired. The subscription price is."() cts.
per month, or at that rate for a greater or less
arSnbscribors who fail to receive the gazette
n l'ularly will please report such failures to t!ds
e promptly. _
For this section fair weather, slightly warmer,
. .rihbli winds, generally southwesterly.
I'KRSONAL.?Mr. and Mrs. James A. Long
of this city, have gone to Fortress Monroe
and Virginia Beach.
Professor A. T. L. Kurian, lormerly of
the Mt. Vernon Institute, of this city, but
DOW with the Koancke Female College, of
Danville, is in the city visiting.
.Mr. James (J. Hudson, of this city, e'erk
in i lie adjutant general's office, at a sa'ary
of ?1.000, has been promoted to a $1,200
.Mr. L. Jaquelin Smith, of Morrisontown,
N . .1 , is in the city on a visit tu bis relatives.
liav, J. M. Nourse, bus returned from a
v. it to Maryland.
Mis-. Fannie Dixon, of this city, was
among those present at the gormun given at
i ? While Sulphur Springs on Monday night
Mrs, Henry Krallt aud children have gone
to lviusale to spend the remainder of the
[ul*,irui*t:on wss received lu re Ibis evening
tin! <l,-u <! W. C I.??-, wild is i'l :i! "KavonS
v th," in Fairrai coil my, is improving.
Mrs. A. .1. Stone. <>!' Fairmont, West Virginia,
h : i h : little daughter, i-" visiting Mrs. ?road us,
Lt ti"- ? ?riH-r of Queen and St. Asaph streets.
Fl rks.? Yesterday evening about C:30
n'clo-.k the casiug around the trap door on
i he roof of the building ?t the fool of Cameron
street, occupied by Mr. J. VV. Prescott as
ii Fipoke factory, was discovered to t>" on fire
mill an alarm was at once sounded. Before
ih - arrival of the lire engines, however, Mr.
vV. A. Smith and o'hers had extinguished
the flames with buckets of water. The (ire
iginated from sparks from the stack, but
fie damage is insignificant.
About 3:30 o'clock this evening tho roof
ot the shed adjoining the same building
caught lire but the ilan.es were again extin?
guished by Mr. Smith before much damago
had been done, and a short time afterwards
the roof of the main building was discover
on tire lint this also was extinguished by a
stream from tho Columbia engine before the
!lrmej h id gained any headway.
Police Rbport.?Last night was mild
and cloudy till about 1, when it became
clear. There were two prisoners at the sta?
The Mayor this morning disposed of the
Edward Girlz, colored, arrested*by Officer Da?
vis for hu Rs-viult on Laura Green, also colored,
was lined i- and put under bis personal bond in
e sum of ? 100 to keep the peace.
Catharine Hughes, colored, arrested by Officer
Davis for being drunk and disorderly, was
Hag Staunten, colored, charged with attempt
in : in intimidate witnesses, was lined $-r>.
Wm. Parker, colored, arrested by Officer Bren?
ner for an assault on S:irali Parker, also colored,
had his case continued till to-morrow.
John Bell und Reuben McGuire, both colored,
srrestod by Olli -er Prico, charge 1 with threaten
in.' InngtiHge towards Wm. Smith, also colored,
Attempted Suicide.?Ida Dennis, better
known as "Tall Ida," who lives on north
Fairfax street, yesterday evenioe attempted
to commit suicide by taking laudanum. She
- Boon in the act of drinking the dose
from a bottle when it was knocked out of
ber hand by a neighbor. She said she had
taken the contents of one bottle and might
us well b.< allowed to take more. Dr. Jones
was summoned, who administered restora?
tives, nnd after being walked about for some
time the woman recovered. It is said that
this makes the fourth attempt at suicide the
w man has made. She hud been on a spree
for some time and tho attempt to take her
lifu was the result of her long debauch.
BOARD of Health.?The Board of
Health met last night to consider matters
relative to the health of tho city. It was
decided to request the City Council to pass
a law making it the duty of the police force
t < notify citizens to remove grass, &0 , from
in front of their property. The alley tun
uiug from Pitt, between King and Cameron,
and the alloy in the square bounded by
K Piince, llemy and Payotte streets
were c indemnod as nuisance-, and repairs
>v ire < r b red to he made to the alley in the
l tare hounded by Commerce. King, West
aud Payne streots. Other matters of a sim
i tito wore considered.
To Exclude Outbids Pupils.?At a
meeting of th-* Washington School Board
held last night a committeo was appointed
i n rtain whether it will be feasible and
expedient to have tickets of admission to
the schools issued to pupils, at the begin?
ning of the titxt school session at every
school building. This is a preliminary step
Inwards) excluding pupils residing practical
h in Alexandria ami tho counties both of
try laud and Virginia adjoining the Wash*
iugton District, who, it is claimed, dock to
the schools and actually crowd out. pupils
residing within the Washington city limits.
Property Sales.?The deed of sale of
the Braddock House, in this city, by Mr. J.
U Fish, of New York, to Mr. Timothy
O'lleara, president of th;> Arrow Steamship
Co., was recorded in the clerk's office of the
Corporation Court to day. Tho considera?
tion named in the deed is $27,500.
Mr. A. R. White, formerly of this city,
butiiow of Washington, has sold his house
:<ini lot on Prince street, between Fayette
and Payne, to Mr. M. H. N&sh for $1,000.
Why BUTTKR Costs soMOCO.?"Butter
has advanced considerably within the h>st
ten days," said a commission tmrchant.thi
"and it will continue to advance
till October, when it will probably become
stationary. The main cause for this in
crease has beet tho terrible hot weathei
and the unusual droughts in the West. Al
tlii- seasou of tho year there is always n
shrinkage, but not within the past half dev.
en years has it been so great as now."
Arm Broken.?While unlading a c.v
loaded with steel rails, near the corner o
Wolfe and Lee streets this morning, a Mid
railroad employee named John A
Stubbs, of Aldemar!? county, bad his righ
Mm broken and was otherwise injured by i
rail falling on him. He was taken to th
office of Dr. Powell where his injuries re
Body Rrcovkrkd. The officers of tb<
steamer Wakefield report! d y< sterday even
lnr that they recovered on in.it day's tri]
fnebodyof Thomas L Stiles, who fell o
lumped (ti the Lady of the Lake on Satur
''?'>' night lost, and buried it in Princ
<? barles county, Md.
ccorsion.?The excursion to be givei
to-morrow, to River View, by the Sunda<
schools of the First and Second Presbyteri
"a Churches, promises to be a most delight
li , ie, and all wLo wish to enjoy a picas
t c -y should attend. Tickets will he on
! u. the wharf.
Ti ?? Kydrauiion fire engine is iiudetgoing
i some .-!<gbt r< pairs at Mr. \V. A. Moore's
' machine shops
Five boats cleared from Cumberland on
ill- canal yesterday, being the Orst thai
have goue oul since the canal break oc
Not man Leo, the little six-year-old sou of
; Officer Samuel Ticer, died yesterday even
; ing of scute pneumonia, after au illuess of
but two dajs.
Tierce's "l'Jeasant Purgative Pellets" are
perfect preventives of constipation. In?
closed in glass bottle^, always fresh. By all
RENUMBERED 117 AND 119 KING STREET
NEW ROLLER LETTER PRESS: en hd us.-i
anywhere?in the office, at home or while travel
; Every lie reliant, lawyer, engineer anil every
business man should have one. With complete
? ?litlit, including four quires of copying paper
hi <! moistening l>ru->h: weighs leu than two
pounds Price No. 1, SI. No 'J.-!">(>.
Jost received aiid in stock a QUARTES OF A
MILLION ENVELOPES; :UI grade? and sizes,
from the smallest drug size up to Nm. 12 and 1 1
Ail bought prior to the very large advance iu
price, ami will he sold correspondingly low.
New and cheapest line of Bill, Letter and Note
Heads ovor offered jost iu.
A full line of Mctns, Pass Books. Day Books,
Ledgers and Journals ; ?11 sizes and styles, cheap?
er than ever.
auglO _G. F- FRENCH.
I EE CAMP. SOLDIERS' HOME.
i J Cilice President JJoard of Visitors,
Richmond, Va . January 24, 1SS7.
In accot dance with instructions of R. E. Lee
I Ca Dip, Confederate Vetoraus, we have this day
entered into contract with Mr. ('. F. Russell, of
this city, til*.-; manufacturer of a brand of SMOK?
ING TOBACCO known as "LEE CAMP." where?
by a :oya!:v upon every pound of -aid brand sold
will he. paid to the "K. E. Leo ('amp Soldiers'
Home," for the support of its inmates. We w< aid,
therefore, earnestly request the smoking public to
give the ''Lee Camp" brand its patronage, fs each
purchaser thereof will materially contribute to
the comfort of the helpless old veteran?.
President Board Visitors.
The above Tobacco can bo obtained from tho
OLD dominion CIGAR CO., corner King and
Fairfax streets, wholesale or retail. auglO lw
j N ADMIRALTY.
U.S. MARSHAL'S SALE.
By virtoaof a writ of venditioni cxponas. to
Die directed and delivered. I will sell at public
am Lion, at the wharf of the Marine Railway and
Shipbuilding Company, in tho eity of Alexandria,
Va?pn TH?RSDAX, tho 11th day of August,
18S7, id 11 o'clock a. m., the following described
THE SCllooNEE BEEFZE,
of Georgetown, D. C., her apparel ami funiiluro.
This schooner is in good condition. Her ton?
nage is45 net. Terms: Cash.
T. W. SCOTT. uj S. Marshal.
By I. C. O'Neal, Deputy. augl ts
AS ADMINISTRATOR of Julian Arnold, deed.,
1 will sell at public auction at R.T.Lucas's
auction rooms, corner of Royal and Cameron
streets, Alexandria, Va.. at 10 a. m. SATURDAY,
August 20, 18S7, the following property, to wit:
HOUSEHOLD and KITCHEN FURNITURE,
STOVES, BEDS, BEDDING,Ac. Terms: Cash,
augfl is W. II. SMITH, Sergt. Admr.
gALE OF LAND IN ALEXANDRIA COUNTY.
By virluoof a decree of tho Circuit Couitof
Alexandria county rendered iu the chancery
cause of Cha& H. Tinner and wife versus Samuel
HySOO et als. on the -I'th dav of Juno, 1SS7, the
undersigned will sell at public auction, in front ol
tho Market House, Alexandria eitv, on tho 20th
day of August, IS37 SATURDAY), tho REAL
ESTATE of which Louisa Hyson died seized and
possessed, bounded by Four mile run. tho land of
the late John Summen and the Alexandria coun?
ty road, coutsining about four and ono half acres.
Terms of Sale: One-third cash: the residue in
six and twelve mouths, to bo 3ccurcd by notes of
purchaser, with good personal security.
JOHN H. GREENE, I Comm'rs.
SAM'L. <;. BRENT, i of Sale.
I, Howard IT. Young, Clerk of the Circuit Court
of Alexandria county, do certify that .lohn II.
Greene, commissioner of salo in tho abovo cause,
personally appeared before mo and executed a
bond in the poualty of $400, as required by law.
Teste . II. H. YOUNG, Clerk.
FOR SALE AND KENT.
FOB SALE FRAME DWELLING No. 7o
j-jjji south Lee street, with gas and water,
A FARM IN ALEXANDRIA COUNTY, VA .
one mile und a half from Aqueduct and Long
bridges; one hundred and thirty acres of good
soil; largo house and barns for twenty head of
stock ; fiuit of every variety in abundanco. Ad?
dress F. B.W., 605 1 Ith street n. w., Washing?
ton. D. 0. mg6 1m
j=, FOR RENT HOUSE No. 17 north Leo
Jiiil st rent.
J?30 If J. H.I?. SM DOT.
7K>R SALE-I will sell privatelv one of FAR
0 REL .v MARsDEN'S STONE BREAKERS.
I; n. i sold previously, will besold at public salo
AUGUST 8th, tho first dav of Coin :.
WM. H. CLEMENT, Road Commissioner.
Letsbtirg. July 8?ts
g X e CUTOB'S NOTICE.
All pcrsous having claims against tho estate of
ISR \ EL MARVEL, deceased, will present them,
duly authenticated, for payment, to A. W. ARM?
STRONG, No. 50 King street, and those indebted
to the said estate will conio forward and settle at
jyl!> Im K. KEMPER. Executor.
KENTUCKY WHISKEY', three years old,
$2.50 per gallon; tho best value wo have
McBurney a son.
Ill VERMICELLI, LENTILS,
SPLIT PEAS AND BARLEY.
mh5 (4vo. McBurney a son.
j F YOUR CHICKENS ARE SICK,
LUNT'S CHICKEN CHOLERA CURE.
Sold by all druggists and groecr3 mh.'JI
pASTOBINE! CASTORINE!?Baum's ovei
V ' ready Castorine, a perfect oiler for Buggies
Wagons, Carts, &c Novor Gnnis; Never Chills
I'.e sale by |.ief>l W. F. CRE1GHTON & co.
j ON DON PURPLE.
.lust receive 1 a fresh pupplv at
jcG \V. F. CREIGHTON & CO s.
I."'lower POTS?Just received a lot of Flowe
. Pots, assorted sizes, neat and durable, witl
or without, saucers, at
feb!5 E. J. MILLER, SON & GO'S.
rye bbls CHOICE FAMILY FLOUB, bos
i 0 known brands, bought before tho advance
for sale low by
janlS [_J C. MILBURN.
AFULL STOCK OF ALL KINDS OF DO
MESTIC DRY GOODS offered at the lowos
prices by [myl t! AMOS B. SLA YMAKER.
GREEN GINGER and NEW MACKEREL jus
aug9 J. C. MILBURN.
FRESH EGGS and BUTTER just received by
aUg9 J.C. MILBURN.
ATEW MILD CHEESE just received by
IM aug9 J. C. MILBURN.
MONETARY AND COMMERCIAL.
New York, August 10.?Tliestock market was
strong at the opening this ruoruing, first prices
being from ~? to % per cent, above yesterday's
closing figures. The market was quiet and prices
iiad a sagging tendency in the early dealings,
which, however, scon disappeared. Fluctuations
wero very light, .however, and tho maiket re?
mained stotidy throughout, becoming extremely
dull late in the hour. The trading was entirely
devoid of feature. At 11 o'clock tho market was
quiet but lirni at small fractions above the open,
ing figures. Money Oasy at 3a4.
Baltixoee, Aug. 10.?Virginia ?s consolidated
47; psst-due coupons Gl*4t; new 3j ?; 10-40s
35'?> bid to day.
WHOLESALE PRICES OF PRODUCE AUG. 10
Flour; fine. *l! SO (ft -
Superfine. 3 00 (a) 3 25
Kxtra. 3 75 & 400
Family. 4 25 ((6 4 ,o
Fancy brands. 5 00 fa) 5 25
Wheat, Longborry. 0 76 @ OHO
Fnlta..-. 0 75 (di 0 78
Mixed. 0 7G fu> 0 79
Fair Wheat . 0 72 (<u 0 7o
Damp and tough . <>?o (a) 0 68
Corn, white. 0.52 <3 0 53
Yellow. 0 50 (i 0 52
Corn Meal. 052 @ 0 55
Uv?. . 0 49 (to 0 50
Oats, new. 0 28 Ca) 0 31
Put ter, Virginia prime_ 0 17 ftp 0 20
Common to middling... 0 10 Qt Oil
Kgga. 0 12 (a) 013
Live Chickens. 013 (<? 0 14
Ve:.l Calves. 0 3 (a) 0 1
Irish Potatoes per bushel... 0 30 fa) 0-to
Onions. . 090 (5 100
Dried Peaches, peelod.... 0 7 (a) OH
?npoelcd.... O 4 fa) 0 5
" Chcrriw. 0 8 ? 0 1?
Dried IcyjfitH. O 3 @ 0 4
ItHcon?Uatas, country. 013*?>? 0 14
first sugar cured it.Mos. U13^b@l 014
Butchers' Ham.,. 0 13*4 fa 0 14
Breakfast Bacon. 0 11 Co) 0 11^
Sugar-cured Shoulders. 0 8 Co) 0 8V
Bulk Bhoaldera. 0 t;:U (a) 0 7
" Ig.cl. sides. ? !? Ita 0 9
" fat backs. 0 8 & 0 8-fc
" hollies. 0 9 (c 0 9*4
Bacon Shoulder*. 0 7 (?0 0 7*4
" Sides. 0 i'HiCco 0 9%
Lard. G 7*4 <B 0 8
Smoked Hoof.. 0 l?1^ (a) 010
Sugars?Blown. 0 4'lj (5) 0 o-fc
Off A. O 5hi @ 0 5^
Conf. Standard A. 0 5% (a}
Granulated. 0 G1* (a) 0 ?l4
Coffees?Bio. 0 1!? (oi 0 22
LaGaoyra. 0 22 (d) 0 2 1
.lava....'.. 0 25 @ 0 28
MobmsosB.S. 015 (a> 01?
C.B. 0 17 Co) 018
Sugar Syrups. 0-22 (u) 0 33
Herring, Eastern, per bbL. 3 50 ? 5 25
Potomac No. 1. 4<>o ? 4 50
Pot. Family Roo bbl. !? 50 f.nlOOO
Do.half barrel. 4 50 (>u 5 00
Mackerel, small.por bbl. 0 00 (oj 0 00
No. 3, medium... loOO (u) 10 50
No. 3, largo fat... M OO (a) 14 00
No. 2. 1". 00 fu) 18 00
Clover Seed. 4 25 @ 5 00
Timothy . 216 (a) 2 25
Plaster, ground,per ton. 4 75 5 00
Ground in bags. 5 75 (? ?00
Lump. ISO (g) 3 75
Salt?O.A. iLiverpool!. 0 75 (a) 0 80
Fhio. 1 20 @ 1 30
Turk's Island. 115 ($ 1 20
Wool- Long unwashed. 0 2? (# 0 27
Washed. 0 30 @ 0 34
Merino, unwashed. 0 22 (j$ 0 25
Do. Washed. 0 3(1 @ 0 34
Sumac. 0 70 @ 0 75
Uav. 1O00 (g) 13 00
Cut do. 1m 00 @ 1!?00
Whoat Bran $ ton ty'car.. KiOO (a) 16 25
Brown Middlings " 1(5 00 (at 16 25
White Middlings " 17 50 (a) 18 00
Hominy Chop " 10 00 (a, 20 00
Cotton Seed Meal " 2100 (u> 2? 00
The ofTerings of Flour are good and tho demand
only fair, but woll distributed as to grade. The
Wheat markets are rather more active for prime
Bamp'cs and such let, as would grade No. 2, and
wo note an advance of a fraction of a rent per
bushel, but there is no change iu common, dam?
aged or garlicky Wheats, which still form the
bulk of the receipt?, but buyers tako them very
reluctantly even at present low prices; sales are
ranging from 55 to ho as to condition. Corn is
firm : white 53a5'l; yellow 51a52. Kyo and Oats
aro quiet but steady. Choice Butter is scarce and
wanted. Othor produca is withont material
change, with liberal receipts.
Baltimore, August 10.?Cotton dull: mid?
dling 10. Flour steady, with an active demand
for new i rop : Howard st and Western super 82 25
a2 75; do extra S3 00a3 60; do family 83 75a
4 .T> ; Citv .Mills super $250a300; do extra
$3 25a3 75; do Bio brands $t 25a4 50; Patapsco
superlative jinterit -???"> 10; <bi family >1 75. Wheat
?Southern firm; red 78a80; amber 80a32; I
Western highor, closing c:.sr; No 2 winter red
spo 78!?a79; Aug 79 asked'; Sept79&?a80; Oct
81*4a81Hg; Dec 84aS4*4. Corn?Southern firm;
white 52a52-? ; yellow 51a52 ; Western higher ;
mixed spot and Aug 49,/j asked; Ecpt 48?ga49 ;
Ocl 50,i50%;Jsn 52lfc asked. Oats lirni for old
crop; Southern and Pen in 33a37; Western
white 33'.?s.'ts; do mixed 31a34. Ry'oqoiotat
4Sa52. Hay Grin : prime to choice Western 813a
13 50. Provisions Steady and quiet. Moss Pork
81 tu 17. Bulk-moats?shoulders and clear rib
sides packed 7a!'. Bacon?shoulders 7*4aS-4 i
clear rib sides !?'._>: hams 12-?al4. Lard?rc
fincd H. Butter firmer; Western packed 17a22 ;
creamery 22*25. Eggs steady at 12 'ji>al 3. Co flee
dull and nominal; Bio cargoes ordinary to fair
IS~4&19. Sugar steady, with a fair inquiry ; A
soft 5?a. Whiskey quiot and steady at $114a
New Yobk, August 10.?Cotton steady; uplands
9?8; Orleans 10; futures steady. Flour quiet
and steady. Wheat higher. Corn better. Pork
dull at $15 50alG00. Old mess Pork dull at
815 00al5 25. Lard steady at $11 85.
Chicago, Aug. 10.11 a. m.?September Wheat
G9H?. Sept Com 42 11-10. Sept Oati 26*4.
Jan call Pork 813 15. Sept Lard $0 55.
I7H1R EXCTJBSIONS AND PICNICS?Potted
. Ham, Tonguo, Chicken,Turkey, Duck.Gamo,
Sardines, Pickles, Chipped Beef, Lobster, Salmon,
Whole Lambs'Tongnos, Sauces and a full lino of
Crackers and Fancy Cakes at
raOB EXCURSIONISTS?Extra Chipped Brcf,
t Sardines, Canned Salmon and Lobster, Potted
Meats, Crackers, Cakes, Lime Juice, Oranges,
Lemons, &r , &c , for sale by
je2S J. C. MILP.URN.
WIMUtlHT SPIKES FOR P.RIDGEand BOAT
BUILDERS at 88 King, corner of Royal
street. An assortment of sizes for sale cheap to
Bep27 J. T. CREIG1TTON & SON.
JpERRY'S HARNESS OIL SOAP.
Three sizes?$1, 50 and 25c sizes; the finest
article in the world for harness. For salo by
feh27 W. F. CliEIO][TON & CO.
PAINT YOUR OWN BUGGY?Just recoived the
following new line, of Colors: Olivo Fonce.
Ponceau, Ecarlate, and Jet Coach Black. Call for
sample. For sale by
jan25 W. F. OREIOHTON & CO.
NEW EASY LAWN MOWERS. Garden Hoes
Rakes, Trowels, Ladies' Harden Set3, Grass
Cutters and all other reasonable noods at lowest
cash prices. JAS. F.CARLIN s< >NS,
ap30 Alexandria, Vs.
ENAMELED PRESERVING KETrLES, Cher
ry Sewlcrs and Fruit Presses, wholes ilo auf
retail at SS King, corner Royal street, by
_je9_J. T. CREIGHTON & SON.
COFFEES?Wc do not sell package Coffees; sol
only pure Coffees, freshly roasted and grounr
at our store.
jc2_J. C. MILBURN.
AFIRST-RATE STOCK IN G FOR CHILDREN
G to Sh> ribbed : white feet and all colors, a
10c per pair at
my!3_AMOS B. SLAYMAKER'S.
WHITE WASH BRUSHES of snperior quality
and others suited to the wholesale trade a
8S King street.
jcO J. T. CREIGHTON & SON.
A BOABDLNG AND DAY SCHOOL FOB BOYS.
The 19th annual session begins September 21,
1SS7. Pupils prepared for College, University or
Business. Terms moderate. A limited number
taken. There wore no vacaneios last session. For
Catalogue, giving full particulars, address the
Principal, at Borryvillo, Va.. until September 13 :
after that dato apply at tho Academy, No. 54
uorth Washington street.
JOHN S BLACKBUEN, Principal,
ang9 eotaep21_Alexandria, Virginia.
SIXTY-FOUBTE SESSION BEGINS
Academic and Professional Departments.
YIKCIIXIA ACADEMIC STIDEXTS
Pay no tuition fees; their necessary expenses
rmgefrom $180 to $S4S. For Catalogue ap?
ply to CHAS. S. VENABLE,
Chairman of the Faculty,
augl wlm P.O. Univorsity of Virginia, Va.
OFFICE ALEX&NDBIA GAS WORKS.
Rooms Nos. 3 and 5 Market Building,
Alexandria. Va , August 5,1887.
PROPOSALS.?Sealed proposals will be received
by the Committee on Light until August 13th for
REMOVING THE CHIMNEY at tho Alexandria
Gas Works. Bids will bo received for tearing
down the chimnoy, tho party doing the work to
state what amount will be allowed for old brick :
and bids will also be received for tearing down
chimney and removing same to any part of tho
yard, tho bricks to belong to Gas Works.
By order oi tho Committee :
aug5 td WM. H. HANTZMON, Supt.
WANTED TO RENT?A FARM, either in Ma?
ryland or Virginia, already stocked, to work
on shares. Can givo all tho reference needed.
Fivo working hands in family. Address "Farm
er," 519 north Capitol street, Washington, D. C.
FOR PICNICS AND TRAVELERS.
FANCY OLIVES in small bottles,
IMPORTED FRENCH MUSTARD,
CROSSE & BLACK WELL'S CHOW CHOW,
PRESERVED GINGER in small and med. pots,
CRYSTALIZED do. in half pound boxes,
POTTED MEATS AND GAME,
SOFT ?IA RS n M A DO WS in half lb tins, &c.
For Balo by
C. WM. RAMSAY.
Nice & Convenient.
In pails, without heads, tails or batkbono.
Packed expressly for
50 PARRELS AND HALF BARRELS.
In store and for sale by
G. WM. RAMSAY.
Fine Siar-crf Hams,
SIX TO TWELVE POUNDS,
FOR SALE BY
G. WM. RAMSAY.
Q~EOBGE E. PRICE & CO.,
Corner Fairfax tireet and Market alley,
Watermelons and Cantaloupes
AXD SWEET POTATOES
DURING THE SEASON.
Their long experience in tho business enables
them to select tho lxsi and freshest articles that
come to market.
Those favoring them with their patronage art
Watermelons kopt on ico for customers.
Ordors from tho country solicited.
J. II. KUEHLIXC,
Excelsior Copper LiM?iii M Mai
Speaking Tubes 6ttod.
Iron Safes and Bank Locks repaired.
Electric Bells and Burglar Alarms.
All kinds of Lightning Rods erected.
1-212 PENNSYLVANIA A VENUE N. TT.,
aug4 lm_Washington, D. C
Nos. 2 and 3
FAT MACKEBEL IN BARRELS AND KIT:
aug9 lw A. C. HARMON & CO.
J. E. Tackett. 1U. C. Marshall.
We have finished "taking stock," and the next tiling in order is to
"mark down" prices and close out Summer Goods to make room for
We cannot "carry over'goods from one season to another; we haven't
the room to pack them away; thus we are compelled to get rid of them,
m PER CENT. OFF 1IATT1B.
We have a good assortment of both white and colored, from the low
priced to the fine seamless. All new goods ; no dried-oul, had stock in
BATISTE REDUCED TWENTY PER GEHT.
'We do not intend to have any of these left over.
LINEN LAWNS AT IB ets.
are certainly worth buying. They make such very cool, neat, clean
looking dresses, and then they wash and wear so well. The sale on
FL AID MUSLINS
(and especially the 32-inch goods at 12 Ac) has boon all we could ask.
There are only a few of them remaining.
i BARGAIN I CARPETS.
A great many of these goods that were formerly $1 are now 75c, and
75c ones are now G5c. Then the Remnants have accumulated, and
they must be cleared out, and the only way to accomplish this is to do
as we have done?put a price on them that will make everybody want
* Turkisl f of els Sii for flue Dollar
have not all been sold. We still have a good assortment of OHALLIS.
Our COLORED CHAMBRAY ROBES have been reduced from
$3,75 to $2.
J. E. TACKETT,
NOS. 107 AND 109 KING STREET, ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA.'
EIX* CAT 10 N AL
BETHEL CLASSICAL AM. MILITARY ACADEMY
Iu a country noted for beauty and health. Course of study, 10 branches. Medical ami Law Coin s
preparatory to the University of Va. I'..>ard. tuition, medical attendance, half session. $95. No extras
Addrt.>s Maj. A. O. Smith, LYthcl Academy 1'. O., Famjuior eo., Va._ _jy28 taepl
I CK MONI) COLL HOE.
SESSION SEPT. 22df18S7,TO JUNE 21st, 1888.
Eight independent schools, completely mnnnoil
and well equipped; good library and museum;
special courses of lectures ; healthful location, at?
tractive grounds, elegant halls and class rooms,
largo and airy dormitories; high standards, per?
sonal and scholastic, and. the best social and reli?
Espouses of non-resident student. >:^7.50; of
resident, about SJOO for nine months' session.
For Catalogue, with lull information as to or?
ganization, courses of instruction, degrees, foes,
&c. address U. H. HARRIS,
..jylli eotiw Ch'n. of the Faculty, Richmond, Va.
The 14th Annual session will open September
14th, 1887. In location, buildings, equipment,
course of study, teachers and general advantages,
equal to the very best schools in Virginia, yet
terms moderate. Send for Catalogue.
A. MAC ILL SMITH, M.A. ( Univ. Va.),
Successor to Eev.J.C. Wheat, D.D. jy 1 tw'Jm
Sonthwest Virginia Institute
FOR YOUNG LADIES.
Glade Srarxo, Washington County, Va.
Thorough training in preparatory and colle?
giate courses by eight instructors.
Comfortablo and attractive accommodations for
seventy-live boarders. Location beautiful and
Terms for session of nine months, $1"><'. This
covers expenses for board, fuel, lights, etc., with
tuition in entire course., including Music- vocal
nid instrumental?with use of piano.
Next session will begin September 11th, 1887.
For Cataloguo containing full particulars apply to
Kev. J, E. HASBIhON, Financial Agent, or to
jylli Im M. M. HARGROVE, Principal.
YOUNG MEN OF VIRGINIA.
Do yon desire to fit yourselves for a useful busi?
ness career ? If so, attend
Dunsmore's Business College.
This institution has been Incorporated by the
Legislatur? of the State of Virginia and endorsed
by some of her best citizen?. It not only teaches
young and niiddlo-aged mc.i tho theory of Busi?
ness and Accounting, but oach and every one is
required to do actual business transactions, as
they would have to do in every day life. They
iro thoroughly trained in everything pertaining
Stal nton, Va., July .'JO, 1831.
Wo take pleasure in recommending to tho nub
lie "Dunsmoro's Business Collogo" of this city.
Wo havo attended and taken part in sovoral ex?
aminations of Mr. Dunsmore's pupils, and can
testify to his thoroughness as a teacher, and to
tho uniform proficiency of his scholars. His pu
s are now filling a number of important posi?
tion. * * *
Tito. A. Bledsoe, Cashier Nat. Va!. Bank.
W. P. Tams, Cashier Augusta Nat. Bank.
For Catalogue address
J. G. DUNSMOBE, President,
jy?> 2m Staunton, Virginia.
Albemarle Female Institute,
Unsurpassed in quality of instruction, in health
fulness and beauty of location and in provisior
for comfort of pupils. Terms very moderate. Or
der Catalogue. W. P. DICKINSON,
jyl5 lm Principal.
St John's Academy
THE MILITARY SCHOOL AT ALEXANDRIA.
Begins its .l.ltii year on Monday, Sept. 5th.
Thero aro three courses of study?Classical,
Scientific and Commercial; in tho last-named
Typewriting and Pbonograby will be taught.
Tho school has lir.c apparatus and an excellent
library, a.s well as Improved arms, full camp
oquipago, &c, and coo? into camp every summer.
Send for Catalogue.
BICHABD I,. CABNE, A.M.,
aut'l . rdsepl.", Principal.
'"i?eM Hi Scliool
Markh.no, Fauquior county, Va.
W. C. MARSHALL. CHARLES PUB YE AB
M.A., C.E., 15.Sc, Co Principals.
A home school for boy:-: and young men, Pre?
pares for college, university or busincfs. Eypenscs
for board (including fuel, liyhu, washing, etc..)
and tuition. $200. A - extras. For Catalogues
adilrcst tb< Principals. ausrl eollJt
Virginia A?ric'l. & Mecbanical C?lleg?
Tiie t'>th session of this College will commence
ou Wednesday, Scptcnilicr.I I. 1887.
Tuition free. Expenses $135 per session of !t
months. Typewriting taught on the Remington
For Catalogue a:nl further information apply tu
L. L. LOMAX, President,
jy-7 1 in JJIa'-Jcsburg. Va.
pCMTDAi At, Gordonsvillo, Va. Principal
bLI? I flHL is :i m. A. of University of Virgin?
ia. Full and thorough courses.
Eight assistant*. rrflSAI r English tuition
Board with fuel. T Cm ALL aud Latin, $175
liest facilities a year,
for music, art,telegraphy, &c IMCTITIITC
Ac. BoginsSeptcmb?r 15th. MO I I I U I L.
Address JAMES DiNWlDIME.
jy'J<> 2m Principal.
AUQUIEU FEMALE INSTITUTE.
Warren ton, Va.,
Opens its 27th annual session September 15th,
lisT. Situated in tho Piedmont region of Vir?
ginia; unsurpassed for its beauty, fertility and
bealthfulness; only 50 miles from Washington.
Tho grounds, ten acres in all, arc tastefully laid
ont, and the building one of the finest school edi?
fices in the Stato. A full corps of teachers. Terms
reasonable and nude known on application. For
Catalogue addreis GEO. ti. BP FLEE, A.M.,
jylG co2rn _ Principal.
"?OANOK1-: <<?:.! MLKM, VIRGINIA.
Several courses for decrees. Fpeeial atten?
tion to English. French an-1 German spokon.
Instruction thorough and practical. Library
10.000 volumes. Rest mneal awl religious influ?
Expenses for nine months 5l i'.> ?flT'Jor $204
(including tuition, l?j?r?. &c,).
Thirty-fifth session bogins SEPTEMBER 14th
For Catalogue (with view of grounds, bnildinps
and mountains,-addr^^ p dreFIER,
s:hSchool of Virginia
L, M. ELACKFOBD, M.A , Principal.
LLEWELLEN HOXTON, Associate Principal,
With able Assistants.
This School for Boys, thrre miles from town,
begins its -10th year September 2s. 1887.
For Catalogue, witti particulars, address tho
Principal, Alexandria, Va. jyl5 2awtoetl