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THURSDAY EVEKING. SEPTEM I!
^^Subscribers who fail to receive thoGazETrjt
regularly will please repoit sncli failures to t'iis
lor this district cooler, fair weather, fresh
to brisk northerly wind-, diminishing in force
and becoming variable, followed by rising tempe?
rature en Friday.
Personal.?Judge N. B. Mond.? baa re?
turned from Fauquier, where ho and his
family have been spending tho summer.and
will preside at tho September term of the
?' orporation Court, which begins on Monday
Judge C. E. Stuart and Mr. A. W. Arm
strong left here this morning for Baltimore,
where they will this evening take a steamer
for a trip to Boston.
Gen. M. D. Coise is confined to his home,
I aving had his eves operated upon for catu
Mr. W. B. Corse, son r.f Gen. M. D. Corse,
who has been seriously ill with typhoid fe>
'. er, is convalescent.
Cards are out for the marriage of Miss
Florence, daughter of Gen. N. G. Ordway,
to Mr. Frank G. Wilkins. Tho marriage
will take place Sept. 15 at Maple Grove cot- j
t.ige, Waterloo, N. H., (Jen. Ord way's sum* ?
Mr. Linden Kent h.rs returned t > Wash- I
ingtoo from a visit to Lenox, Mass , l.'.oking
Mr. Win. McA. Green, son of Mnj. J. W.
Green, of this city, is to be married on the
5 h of October next, at Topeka, Kansas, to
Mies Frances Elliott, daughter cfD. P. Elii- j
i>tt, eiq . of that city. i
Gen. G. W. ('. Lee, whose relapse was j
mentioned on Monday, is improving, and '
hi.pes to ba able soon to resume his duties
as president of the Washington and Leo j
Rev. and Mrs. F. M. Lurch, who have
been visiting relatives in this city, returned
to their home in Philadelphia to day.
A letter was received iu this city to-day j
titating that Mrs. J. W. Stewart, who was
stricken with an attack of an apoplectic na
!ure at the Sweet Chalybeate Springs las!
week, is in a critical condition and tbat but !
little hope is entertained of her recovery.
Among the canvassers at largo appointed j
by the democratic State executive commit- i
tee are Messrs. lt. T. Scott, E. E. Meredith I
and C. E. Stuart for the Eighth district. |
Miss Althea J. Aitcbeson is visiting Bilti j
Police Report.?Last night was elsar I
und mild, with three prisoners at the station j
bongo. The Mayor this morning disposed
of the following eases:
Dan Corbio, colored, arrested by officer
Grady, charged with stealing a cao of lai 1 !
from ? railroad car, had his case continued.
Samuel Hayden, arrested by officer 11 ritz
Mi the charge of Cabling ?oi;i? time r>no,
was lined $3; and George Gray, colored, ar?
rested on tho samo charge, was lined $1.
Susan Brigadier, colored, arres'ed by of
licers BontZ and Ticer fjr mi assault ou
.Susan Gibson, also colcred, had her case con?
E I ward Field, colored, arrested by officers
Sherwood and Brenner for an assault on
Henry Wood, was lined $5,
A white man, charged v\i!h an i s null or.
[d a Doonis, was fined $10
i-'uaiuul Jackson, colored, arrested by of
ti ;.-r Brenner for keeping hoes within the
coro lratioii limits, was fiaed ?5
^1 ij ton Hall, n:i ohl colored man, w.is
given a permit to enter the alms linuse.
Thk Cn.voTAUQ.nA Literary andScien
Tiric Cii.clk.~Kor the p?st two years
there has bseu ?ti organiz ?lion in lb s city |
tinder the name of "Margaret J Preston I
Circle, C. L S. C./'and tho members of this
circle now propose to organize oue in the
Young Men's Christian Association, using
their own as a nucleus. For Ibis purpose
the members of tho Voting Men's Christian
Association and Ladies' Auxiliary uro in
vited to meet the Margaret J. Preston Cir
cle in the parlors of the Association build?
ing, where the matter will bo fully explain
<-d, atid.il possible, an organization be ef
fected. The course of reading for this year
urn braces a number of ia cresting books,
uud as their cost is small, aud as that is al?
most the only expense, it is probable that a
large number will join the proposed now I
Hide. The organization ii; doing a good I
work in promoting Ihe habits of reading
and study, in a most inleres'ing manner, in
.nature, art. science, 'literature. ?tc.
Bkli *? Marionettes ?The0*>era House
Iva? filled to its utmost capacity la-t nichi,
'ho occasion b -ing (he second appearance in
won city of Bell's Royal Marionette*. The
programme opened with Ellis & Burke's
Ip.Ugbableact of''A Night in Wonderland.*'
Next came the royal marionettes in a n in
strel scene and Humpt3' Dumpty. Th?
dancing .skeleton, which followed, is one of
the liiicst. pieces cl mechanism over seen cu
this stage. Miss Adele Gilbert, on her mus
ical glaasrs, pleased every o.ie, whiloSigoor
Giovanni, with his troupe of educated ca
nary birds, drew admiration from all the
ladies and children. Mine. Strong's Fata
Morgana -bowed some excellent views.
The two leading presents given last nicht
were a French china tea set of 50 pieces,
won by Peter Simpson, 122 Patrick street,
and a chamber set of 12 pieces, won by W.
F. Gordon, -IS Henry street.
Second Presbyterian Church.?A
meeting of the congregation of the Second
Presbyterian Church was held last night for
tho purpose cf considering the subject of
calling a pastor to fill tho pulpit which bas
been vacant for the past four months. An
interchange of views was bad aud the names
of several gentlemen were proposed for the
position. It did not appear, however, tbat
the congregation would become a unit in
cat'iug a minister (a sine qua non iu such
n matter) ; hence it was deemed advisable
?o postpone the further consideration of tho
BU bject for two weeks, at which lime num?
bers of the members of the church who are
out ol *De ci,'y wi" hflvc> rotarnod and then
a fuller <x',re:s:on of views may be ex?
Tu" Fire****'8 Excursion.?At the
meeting of th^ Columbia S F. E. Co.
last night the Sec* "?"">'. ***** ^bat ? n?m
ber of names had bt nanded in of persons
who intended visiting Allentown. la., on
the 21st iost., and tbat yearly all the neces?
sary arrangements had be cn mace forasuc
cessful trip. The committee was instructed
to complete arraugements aii(? report thetr
action to a meeting of the company to be
called at a later day. Ail persons desiring
to accompany t be Columbia on thsir trip
should report to tho Seen tar; er any mem?
ber of tho committee.
Decision Awaited.?The case of Caz-o
nove et al.vs. the county of Clarko and the
W., 0. and W. R. R., will be heard in the
Court of Appeals at Staunton, about the 10th
inst. It involves the question of liability to
the bondholders as between the county and
the railroad company. If the decision of
the lower court in favor of the bondholders
ia efiirmed, there will be another dividend
paid the creditors of the W. and O. R. R.
?i i. K C?lpeper Fair ? The fifteenth an
?a! fair of the Piedmont Agricultural Soci
o; -ned at Culpeper yesterday. There
?a line display in all the departments.
Thi acos yesterday afternoon were as fol?
Fir.-r race, three-quarters dasb : Garth s
Vigilant first and Bradahaw's Redwing sec
j-ocd; time, 1.21}.
Second race, oae-mile dash: Garlb'H St.
John firsl and Bradsbaw'sBrookhil) second;
time, 1 511
ird race, milo and a quarter dash:
];,... v. '- Brookhill first and Garth': Eo
line second ; time, 2
A number cf persons from this city were
in attendance The fair closes this evening.
District Conference.?The Washing
District Conference of the M E. Church
b, in session at Occcquan, will cloeo to
This conference embraces twenty
ch uges. with n membership of over
i - i:;tiion and Nearly all the charges are
I representc-d. Reports on the general slate
; the Church from the various charges show
: advancement. The following delegates
? have been el< clcd to the nest session of the
Baltim -. Annual Conference, to meet at
j M irtinsburg, W. Va., next March : Edward
i. i; ? un, of Middleburg ; J:.iin-s E. Alex
? .iii. r of aI ? sandria ; John II. Hammill, of
(! cqoan, and Jas B. Peugh, of Hamilton.
Grand Encampment Officers.?At the
-. ion i fine Grand Eucamptnent I. 0. O.
F., of Virginia, h^ld in Norfolk yesterday
the f >'.!'! .vi; ;; . Ili -ers were elected for the
nneuing v ar: W. I). Morris. G. P. ; W. F.
11,? z .'.?VI. Richmond; G. H. P. ; A.B. B je?
ering, Fredericksburg, G. S. W. ; CO.
Wheat, Staunton, G. J. W. ; A. T. Burr,
Richmond, G. S. ; A. E. Wbitehurst, Ports?
mouth, G. T ; A. L. Hill, Norfolk, G. It ;
H. M. Haas, Hampton, G. M. ; Samuel Mc
Cr.ugho;. G. I. S. ; Wm. Eiberidge, Ports?
mouth, G O. S. The Grand Encampment
ycsteiday adjourned sine die.
The Leti er Carriers.?The Domination
by Postmaster Herbert of Me.-srs. C. A.
Howard, (' T. Price. G. W. Dix and Timo:
tl.y Hdjts lo ba letter carriers and C S.
Watties to be substitute, wbicb, as hereto
it. the Gazette, had been made,
i-..:- lire:: confirmed by the Department in
Washington, and the above named have
been notified lo prepare their bonds? 81,000
each. The carriers will now procure their
uuiforms arid enter upon the discharge cf
thoir duties on lbs first proximo, the day on
which the free delivery system goes into ef- <
feet in this city._
Assignment.?Mr. B. W. Nails, doing
n hardware business at the southeast coiner
of King and Washington streets, to day
i:; dean assignment to Mr. J. M. Johnson
for the benefit of his creditors. The lisbili
are estimated at $2.U00 and the assets at
$2 800, so it is expected that the creditor?
v. 11 rec ivo tho full amount of their claims
ion as the trustee can settle the affairs.
preferred creditors aro named, all being
pul on an ujual footing. Tho cause id
ihe assignment, it is said, was the inability
of Mr. Nails to make collections cf outstand?
The OlA Dominion Doat Club crew which will
cn:er tho Washington regatta this month aro now
in active training.
Mr. G. R Prico will have another lot oflarc.0
silt water tailors and trout for sale in the market
morrow and also same nice salt shad.
Oraan'c weakness or loss ot
power i:> either sex, however induced,
speedily nnd permanently cured. Enclose
10 cents in stamps for book of particulars.
World's Dispensary Medical Association,
1 Butlalo, N. Y.
A vegclablo compound, contains no Quinine. A
safe and positive cure for MALARIA, FEVER and
AGUE; also as a touic for strengthening and in
vig'-rating the system.
For sale by all druggists; Fifty cents a bottle:
three bottles for $1.25. sep2 3m
Mis? CLARA H ARRISON,
Pupil of Win Mason, New York.
Address drawer IS, Alexandria, Virginia.
AMT. VERSOS INSTITUTE.
224 routh Washii gtou street.
*?*? h'ool duties resumod 1 hnrsdhy, Sept. 1"?.
For particu'ar3 apply ??? the Principal,
sep8 2w Miss M. A. ROACH.
SALE OF HARDWARE, PAINTS, &c.
i will si 1! at private salo until TUESDAY, Oc
1th, 1887. the stuck of merchandise con?
sisting of HARDWARE, PAINTS, OILS, &c, in
tore o:i tho southeast corner of King and
Washington streets at cost price for cash ; and on
that day 1 will sell tho residuo thereof at auction
for cash. JOHN M. JOHNSON, Trustee
PERSONS INDEBTED TO BENJ. W. NALLS
L will make payment of their indebtedness to
mo, and perrons to whom he is indebted will pre?
sent their claims, vir.lied on oath, to mo for pay?
scpS oots JOHN M. JOHNSON. Trust cc.
/ 10RN KNIVES and HOOKS, best quality, just
V ) received at 328 King street, corner of Royal;
: wholesale r.ud retail.
J. T. CREIGHTON & SON.
] .TNAMELED KETTLES of ail sizes, Apple and
i-i Peach Parcrs, Enterprise and other .Meat Cut?
ters for rale cheap at 328 King, corner of Royal st.
Be] 9 J. T. ('REIGHTON & St IN.
GUNS. PISTOLS, SHELLS, PRIMERS. &c. of
all kinds at 328 King 6treet, wholesale and
sep8_J. T, CREIGHTON & SON.
ICED TEA?E.\tra-mised Tea, suitable for Iced
To?, 50c per lb, can bo had at
j elG J.C.MILBURN S.
I A BD LS NEW HOMINY and HOMINY GRITS
I v just received by
nov23 .T.C. MILE-URN.
SATISFACTION TOBACCO received to-day di
k roct from the factory, and for sale low by
: - '< J. C. MILRURN.
! I7RESHLY-SM0KED SUGAR-CUBED SHOUL
; - deb3 and BREAKFAST PIECES received
tu-day by_[j?2'21 J. C. MILBUBN.
j HAKCf NEW VIRGINIA HONEY, in Idb
I 4. packages, |ust received at
jllHTMATISM CURED BY DR. MITCHELL'S
; IV Celebrated RheumaGsm Plaster, for salo by
, *1,U ^-U. CREIGHTON & CO.
j I1RESII BUTTER and EGGS constantly ro~
i 1 ceived and for salo by
my31 J. C. MTLBURN.
1 QMALL HAMS. Missouri brand, 7 to It) pounds
kj each. For sale by
aug5 _J. C. MfLBURN.
BOYS' EXTRA SI?ED HEAVY RIBBED
HOSE, !> and f?;2:12^c at
novd AMOS P.. SLAYMAKER'S.
rjtEIE COMBINATION CRAVAT can 1 e found at
1 scp5 AMOS B. SLAYMAKER'S.
H HAD AC HE
DR. C. W. BENSON'S CELERY AND CLTAMO
MILE PILLS aro prepared expressly to cure
Headacboi and Norvoua diseases and will euro
any case of cither Sick, Nftivcu? or Dyspeptic
Headache, Neuralgia, Nervousness, Sleeplessness,
Paralysis <>r Indigestion, no matter Inw obstinate
er long standing the case may be Price r>0 cents
a box, postage ficc to any address. Sold by all
druggists. Benson Chemical Company, 521
North Howard et rot, Baltimore, Md.
Dr. BENSON'S SKIN CURE FOR ALL SKIN
POO TS AND SU OES. _
N OPPORTUNITY SELDOM HAD.
Have just finished opening a brand-new stork of
Men's and Boys' Clothing,
BOOTS, SHOES AND RUBBERS,
which we will fell lower than the lowest. A? old
?lock; oll new good*. Our stock of Clothing was
entirely destroyed by firo on June ISth, and wo
have just finished lomodcliiig our store; and have
just opened our Clothing Department with a new
and desirable stock, and cm please tho most fas?
tidious. All wo a.sk is a trial. If we can't sell to
you lower than any other house, wo won't ask
you to buy.
J. A. MARSH AIX,
Now No. 422 King street.
(W. B.Waddey'a old stand I.
Clothing Department over shoo stoic. aug23 I'm
FOR SALE AND RENT.
QTOEE FOR RENT ON THE V, U. R. W ?Sizo
lO of building 45x25 feet, 2 stories, 1 rooms np
stairs, nicely finished and fitted up; warcroom
a'so on lot; a good location for business.
O. B. VT. NALLE,
ansSl 2awlm* Raccoon Ford, Virginia.
(tx, FOR SALE -The THREE STORY BRICK
B5a DWELLING on Prince street, near Pitt; one
oi the most desirable residences in Alexandria.
For sale at a very low price. Apply to
augSl ce.G; W. N. McVEIGH;
At Private Sale.
First class alatc-Toof BUSINESS STAND, with
DWELLING and Stahle attached, situated on
Royal street exactly opposite the Market.
Alsa TWO-STORY BRICK DWELLING, in
good order, on the north side of Prince street, be?
tween Alfredand Patrick streets. TWO SMALL
TENEMENTS in rear, fronting public alley.
SEVEN FRAME BOUSES on Columbus street,
between Wytho and Madison streets.
BUILDING LOT fronting on Columbus street
5G fo-t. and running west 123 feet.
LOT on Alfred street, between Wj the nod Mad?
ison streets, G6 feet front, and running cast 123
Also TWO FRAME DWELLINGS,six rooms
each, for ronf.
Apply at 12 1 X. Royal ft ret!. p.uf 23 1 in
ITORFIIOUSE FOE RENT.
t offer for rent my S'.orchou o in the (own of
IVriy, Fauqdier county, Ya., now occupied by'J.
Y. Button &Co. Possession given the 1st day of
October next. Tho houso i* new. largo, complete
and commodious, and a good -stand for business.
The pcstotlice is kept in the building. Corres?
pondence solicited. W. W. ROGERS.
Paris, Fauqnicr co., Va., auglS tf
rjTRANSFER OF BUSINESS.
The nndcrsigncd hiving this day transferred
the real estate 'business heretofore conducted hy
him to the Alexandria Real Estate) Investment,
Truss and Title Company, desires to thank his
friends for their liberal patronage, and solicits a
continuance of the same for his successors. In the
future I will boas ociatcd with the ah vc-namcd
. nuipiinv as an -iiom er :e::d sale* agent.
Rep.'. -J.v K. T. LUCAS. _
^ 1 A !?' P KTS I'Li: A N ED.
Solicits the patronage of those having FOILED
CARPETS, RUGS, ftc, lobo cleaned. His process
restores the original c dor and makes the. old look
new. 117 West street, or P.O. box 210. Speci?
mens on exhibition. Referencesgivot. [sep5 2w
rjAUM'S NEW JERSEY JOY
Don't take-my woid for it?try it. Price 25 clo.
For sale hy
anglG ,T. D. IT. LUXT._
APPLE PAREIiS and CORERS, Preserving
Keiths of all kinds, Fruit Presses. Family
Scale ;. Meat Choppers; Carrot Sweepers,Clothes
Wrin. era and many other goods to lighten the
work of the honsekocpcr, to whieb wo invite their
attention, for the cjs:. i.? such :? i to bring them
within the reach ;.!' all.
.1 F. CACLIN ? SONS.
aug20 Alexandria, Ya.
0 R I C U L T ? R A I. f. I M E
We have on hand
TEN" THOUSAND IjUSHELSOF SHELL LIME,
Which we will fell in lots to suit purchasers.
Api ly at our offi :o, Nt>. 110 King street.
Bep2 Im_ .1. T. i*c .1. (!. BECKHAM.
We have on hand a
SUPERIOR EOT OF FULTZ WHEAT,
put asitlc especially for seed.
scp2 Iro .7. T. & J. G. BECKHAM.
F.W MACK EBEL.
FANCY NOS. 1 AND 2 MACKEREL
just rece ived ; white and fat.
Bcp5 CEc. M? RURNEY & SON.
JUST ItECElVKD Ani.th. r lot of TAYLOR'S
IMPROVED PATENT BUSTLES, self-fold?
ing;, r.nd for comfort and durability cann >t be sur
passed. Latc?t stele.
re?5 A MO'-! p. SLAYMAKER.
17UNE PRESERVES?Cross i Biackwoll's Pic
. served Damsons, Plums, Currants, strawber?
ries, Peaches, Apricots and Cherries just received
by_ [sepl] ,T. C. Ml LB URN.
AXES: AXES! AX ES:-"Light Horse Harry"
and "Red Warrior'' Chopping Axc3. Over
100 dozeu of these celebrated goods in store All
the regular weights and shapes. Wholesalo sud
rotail. JAS. F.C?RLIN i SON'S,
\TEW PATENT ADJUSTABLE IRON
Ii PLANES?The .subscribers have received a
let of the above Planes as samples, to which they
invite attention at the southeast corner of King
and Boyal streets, at low prices. Call and examine.
jsnglG_J. T. CREIGHTON & SON.
SHEEP DIP, Sai;e, Ground Sage, Diamond
Dyes, Fitche's Pocket Scales, Hood's Sarsapa
rilla. Warner's Kidney and Liver Cure, Erown's
Iron Bitters, Volina Cordial, Pratt's Astral Oil,
and Sweet Majoram?a larg? supply just received,
deel E. S. LEA DEBATER St BRO.
DAINT YOUR BUGGY FOR ONE DOLLAR.
Another r-npply of CROWN CARRIAGE C-LOSS
PAINT; ready for u?c ; only one coat necessary.
For sale by
_jwp_S_ W. F. CREIGHTON St CO.
SPORJING GOODS, GUNS, &c?We aro now
receiving our stick of Paper Shells, Guns.
Primers, Wads, Stc, to which we invite the atten?
tion of the public. Prices low and poods first
class. JAS. F. CARLIN & SONS,
ane.23 New No. 315 King st? Alexandria.
RED WARRIOR and LIGHT HORSE HABRY
CHOPPING AXES. Disston's Patent Cross?
cut Saws. Wood Saws, BROAD AXES and Me?
chanics' Tools generally, in creat varietv.
JAS. F. CA ELI N & SONS.
NOTICE?All per-a ns indebted to GREEN &
BRO. are hereby notified to rettlo without
further delay. Aftern reasonable time the bills
will be put in suit.
scp7 lw GEO. A. MUSH BACH. Assignee.
POTTED MEATS?Hani. Beef,Tongue,Turkey,
Chicken, Dock and (lame.
aaglO ?EO. McBURXEY & SON.
FOUR NIGHT3 AND SATURDAY MATINEE,
COMMENCING WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 7.
Bell's Oriiinal Royal Marionettes
From the Crystal Palico. London, giving
MINSTRELS AND HUMFTV DUMPTY,
Together with ELLIS & BUB EL'S
G IE A X I> GIF T t'ARX'I V .4 L .
TAA ELEGANT PRESENTS GIVEN 1AA
ll/U AWAY AT EACH SHOW. lUU
Admission 15, 25 and 35c. Seats cm be se?
cured at Summers & Allru's drug store without
extra cliargo. sep3 7t
O CHESTNUT! STRAIGHT GOODS!
AN ABSOLUTE FACT!
Over 835,000 Worth
Hals and Gents' Furnishings.
NOTE THE FOLLOWING PRICES:
030 MEN'S SUITS AT. $2 55
200 " '? . 3 24
308 " " . 4 20
300 " " . 510
80 " " . 0*25
78 " " . 7 40
58 " " . 0 24
300 " " . 10 00
GS " " . 4 58
40 " " . 13 50
200 " " . 15 00
GO " " . 39 50
39 " " . 2100
22 " ?' . 25 00
21 " " . 27 50
1,000 CHILDREN'S SUITS, ranging from $1
to $0 25.
690 BOYS' SUITS, ranging in prico from$2 25
BOOT AND SHOE DEPARTMENT.
Men's, Boys', Children's, Misses' and Ladies'
Shoes at prices so low as to astonish all.
Men's and Boys' Fino Calf, Kip and Split Boots
at extremely low figures.
Wo invite tho public to inspect onr stock and
take noto of our pricos and styles. Tbe sale con?
tinues until our stock is reduced satisfactorily.
Wo would request all who desire to take ad
vantigcof this opportunity to come as soon as
l o^siblc whilo onr stock is complete
MEW Xos. 108 A 110 KIXO STREET,
MR. FRANK HUME will bo supported by bis
fri< n>ls in the city and county for tho l'.ouse
of Delegates, subject to the action of Undemocrat?
ic pi r \\ |sep5 tfj VOTERS.
TXT ANTED?A GOOD COOK, WASHER and
?V 1 RONER to go to Washington. Apply at
tbis oflieo. sop.3 lw
ROCK A WAY BUGGY.
Apply at this office. sep2 tf
I j \V. NEW BY & CO.,
SURVEYORS AND ENGINEERS,
All .van.Irin, Va , and
1C03 I' Btroct, Washington, D. C.
Accuracy a.id >unuip(ne?s guaranteed. [r.c2im
AMES R. CATON,
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT LA IF,
OOice, No. -I south Fairfax street.
Practices in Alexandria city and county and
adjoining counties and in tho federal courts.
/GENERAL MEETING OF THE STOCK?
IST HOLDERS OF THE VIRGINIA IRON
SHIPBUILDING COMPANY?A genoral nioet
ing of the stockholders of tho Virginia Iron
Shipbuilding Coinpiny, will ha hold at tho otlico
of companv in the c tv of Alexandria, Va, on tho
15tb day of SEPTEM BEB, 1887, at 12 o'clock m.
P?v or let of directors,
an I wtd CHARLES E. MOODY, Soe.
Real Estate Investment, Trnst and Title
Office?No. 4 tonth Fairfax it. Telephone W>. 2.
Protideut. PARK AG NEW.
Vice President, JAMES R. CATON.
Scct'y. and Treasurer, M. B. HARLOW.
iiavk for sale
A large list of city and country property, consist?
ing of FARMS, MILL PROPERTY, DWELLING
HOUSES, VACANT LOTS, &c.
All persons desiring to buy or sell real estate,
or to negotiate loans upon real estate security,
will find it to their advantage to givo us a call.
In all investments made by us upon real estate
security we puarMitce the mo">t careful examina?
tion into tho questions of title and sutliciency of
10 PROPERTY OWNEBS AND TENANTsT"
Tho undersigned contractor for numboriuc
houses h.is oi cued an otlico at 414 King street
for the purpose of receiviig complaints of
ERRORS, OMISSIONS OR CHANGES that own?
ers desiro to make. '
All parties having placol orders for NICKEL
PLATES, which have not yet beeu furnished,
and those desiring to order SPECIAL NUMBERS
will please report their names so that they may
bo properly listed and tho work completed.
Mr. E. S. Fleming will bo in attendance at the
jZ?~Mnjor II. W. Ncwby is tho only authorized
person to collect moneys due me on contract for
eep? tf Contractor.
All persons who foci interested in the scheme
to lay out, and construct and maintain a drive
trom Washington city to Mount Vernon are re?
quested to meet at the oflieo of the undersigned.
No. 102 south Fairfax street, Alexandria, Va.. at
3 o'clock p. m. on THURSDAY.Sept. 15th. 1SS7.
ALEXANDRIA REAL ESTATE
INVESTMENT, TRUST & TITLE CO.
\ITOODBURNS SARVEN PATENT BUGGY
VV and CARRIAGE WHEELS arc Hiebest. They
cost a trifle more, but you get tho worth of your
monev. For sak- by
.IAS. F. CARLIN ife SONS,
ang23 New No. 315 Kiiik st? Alexandria.
Just received a fresh 6upply at
jeG W. F. CBEIGHTON & CO'3.
COFFEES?We do not sell package Coffees; sell
only pure Coffees, freshly roasted and ground
at onr store.
je2 _J. C. MILB?RN.
RED WARRIOR CHOPPING AXES, wholesale
and retail, at 89 King, corner of Royal st.
dec8 J. T. CBEIGHTON & SON.
J. E. Tacke tt.
15. C* Marshall.
"We have finished "taking stock," and the next tliiDg in order Is to
"mark down" prices and close out Summer Goods to make room for
fall purchases. . ?
We cannot "carry over*'goods from one season to another; wo haven t
the room to pack them away; thus we are compelled lo get rid ot them,
ill' Iff i Ii
"We liave a good assortment of both white and colored, from the low
priced to the fine seamless. All new goods ; no dried-out, had stock in
We do not intend to have any of these left over.
LINEN LAWNS AT IS 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
(and especially the 32-inch goods at 12*c) has been all we could ask.
There are only a few of them remaining.
a mm ii 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
flie Turkish Towels Six for toe Dollar
have not all been sold. "We still have a good assortment of CD ALLES.
Our COLORED CTTAMBRAY ROBES have been reduced from
$3,75 to $2.
J. E. TACI
tfQS. 107 AND 109 KING STREET, ALEXANDRIA, VI HO INI A.
GUARANTEED STRICTLY PURE.
Whole and Furo Gronml Spices.
For Balo by
G. WM. RAMSAY.
FRESH fiROliVI) OATMEAL
' Crushed Wheat
Just rccoivi'l by
G. WM. RASV1SAY.
FOR PICNICS AND TRAVELERS.
FANCY OLIVES ia 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,
80Fr M A RSn MA DO WS in half lb tins, Ae.
For sale by
FAMILY RIIE ?EFIRIN?.
50 BARRELS AND HALF BARRELS.
In store and for sale by
BOOKS AND STATIONERY.
School Hook for the Million,
NEW AND SECOND-IT AND, AND
SCHOOL SUPPLIES OP EVERY DESCRIPTION
(Wholesale and Rcf.til |.
HGAIMlUARTER?i AT I'KKNCIT'S,
?117 and 11!? King strcot,
Wo arc now receiving Iho largest, most varied
and cheapest stock of Rooks, now and second?
hand, for the public schools of Virginia, ever offer?
ed in the State. In school requisites everything
in to ho found?School Bags over rln':ty different
styles). Rook Straps, Book Carriers and a thousand
mid one other thing '.
Bop'2 GP.O. E. FRENCH.
s. !P. r>^-soisr,
Hooksi -lit - and Stationer,
8 King street, Alexandria, Va.,
[Next Id Opera House.)
A little rtoro, hut fall of now goods. Blank
Rooks from the smallest up. 50,000 Envelopes
bought low and will lie. .-.old low.
SCHOOL AND MISCELLANEOUS ROGES.
Come and sen what I have gol for a start even if
you do not wish to buy.
Orders fr?m the country solicited. auzl2 3m
Special Saturday Eveiiir Excursion
NORFOLK, FORT MONROE,
VIRGINIA REACH. OCEAN VIEW,
PINEY POINT and
Palace steamer GEORGE LEARY, SATURDAY,
Sept. 10, '? n in , from Prince st. wharf.
Returning, loavo Norfolk and Western Railroad
Company's wharf (only ?r?0 feet from Virginia
Beach Railroad depot) upon arrival of the train
from the Beach, aud from the Beaton wharf at
?1:.'50 p. m. Sunday, arriving in Alexandria at
Ct-.'.iO a. m. Monday.
To Norfolk and return, $2.50; V> Fort Monroe
and return. $2.50; to Virginia Reach and return,
including dinner at Beach, $3 25 ; to Ocean View
and ro'.urn, including dinner at hotel. $325; to
Fort Monroe and return, including breakfast an 1
dinner at Hygeia Hotel, $3.50.
For other information apply to
PHILIP B. UOOE,
jyl5 tf Agent. Prince street wharf.
IV ER VIEW FOR 1887.
Thosteamor .MARY WASHINGTON ^,jp-? ^
will leave Hooo'3 wharf EVERY WEDN fcsa\S
f>:30 a. ni. and 7:30 p. ra. Tickets 2.3e.
Family Days aWtho View EVERY SATURDAY.
Leave Alexandria at 10:30 a. m.; returning at :t
p. m. Tickets LOc.
je8 3m E. S. RANDALL.
"HOTELS AND RESTAURANT?
EXCHANGE ASD BALLARD HOUSE
Stcnemagel A Xcixse, Proprietor*,
Arc i.ow ready t:> supply the public with
FINE SALT WATER OYSTERS,
served in every stylo and in the best manner.
NEW STEAMING APPARATES
has been put up.
The Ear, as usual, is sleeked with the BEST
WINES, LIQUORS, &c. a?g3
riTERRA COTTA 1, 2, 3 ami 1 gal. COVERED
X BUTTER JARS. A very desirable article, at
febJ 5 E. J. MILLER, SON & CO'S.