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TlfCESDAY EVENIKG. SEPTEMBER 1
For this section cooler, fair weather, light t?>
fresli northerly winds.
Mount Yernon Avenue.?According t>;
announcement a meeting of these interested
in tho construct on of an avenue from
Washington to Bit. Verton was held at tbe
Opera House, in this city, this evening
'i'ne meeting was presided over by Mayor J.
B. Smoot and Messrs. M. B. Harlow. of this
city, E. W. Fox, et Washington, J. E. Clem?
ents, of tho county, anil W. Giliiogbam, of
Fairfax, were chosen secretaries.
Mayor Smoot, on taking the chair, said
he felt complimented in being called to
preside over a meeting assembled' to inau
guratesncb a scheme as tho building of a
grand avenue Dom Washington to Mt. Yer
uon, and thought Mich an undertaking feas
On motion of Mr. M. B. Harlow, Mr. E
W. Fox addressed the meeting. Mr. Fox
tiif a explained the plans of building the av
. i.tie, said it would he the grandest avenue
in the country, and read a tetter from (Jov.
l'oraker, of Ohio, approving the piiiu.
Speeches advocating the building of the
avenue, and promising aid. were also mado
bv Messrs. Frank Hume, X. W. Piereon, J.
M. Troth, M. B. Harlow, J. Ii. Calort, I). A.
VVi d-rir J. H. Kintz. Judge Gray and olh
A r< solution was adopted riiiocling Mayor
Smoot to appoint a committee of twenty
one, to be composed of citizsns of Alexan?
dria city aud county, Fairfax county and
Washington, one of whom shall be the
Mayor Alexandria, to be known hs the
, (cctUive commit tec which committee shall
h ive full power 10 perfect all arrangements
for the furtherance of the scheme.
The .Mayor was given ton days or two
sveeks in which to appoint the committee
aud announce th*ir names through the pub?
lic pi ess.
Mr. 11 !'.. Ilarlow was elected toinporary treas?
urer and J."l" was subscribed towards paying t lie
i tpeiiscfl ol i urvey of the proposed avenue.
After some conversational debate and after
th >se i resaht had tignud their names in a book to
he kept by tbo Bccretary, the meeting adjourned,
ub'ee.i to the call of tho chairman.
j be mueUiig was well attended, in my inline:'
Ii.I ii.,-a from lVa<thiu?toii city. Fairfax aiAl
Alexandria counties being preseut, besides m iar;;c
uiimbci of Alexandrians.
Tub Virginia Iron Shipbuilding Co.
According to announcement in the Gazettk i
.i general meeting of the s'.ockholdi rs of t he I
\ ir^'i .i? Iron Shipbuilding Company \*u
held at the office of the company, in this
city, to-day. Mr. C. E. Moody, of B isten.
v. ho represents a majority of the stock,
came bore Ibis morning, and ho, with Mr.
John W. Green, of this city, cbmpr-sed the
meeting. Tho proposition of the hoard ol
directors for the settlement of rents and
taxes duo the city wbi considered and
unanimously approved and full authority
L-lven the board to carry it iuto effect. The J
proposition is that tho company surrender
to the city the Pioneer Mills property, to be
received in lieu of all taxes due the city to
Tbe proposition was considered by tho
Gnance committee cf tbe last City Council,
but was cover formally submitted to Coun?
cil. It is supposed it will be when tbo pres?
ent council meets after itssummerrecees.and
that action on the matter will then bo taken.
charter Recorded.?The charter of iu
corporation of the Steel Tubular Car Com?
pany was recorded in the clerk's oflica of
the Corporation Court of this city today;
The incorporators are E M. Marble, H K.
Perrine, II. 0. Palmer, W. W. Smith, J. S.
Orr, i. H. Morrow, Yvon Pike, M . T. E.
Chan.Her and J. W. Post, and the officers
am J. s. Orr, of Philadelphia, president; E.
M. Marble, of Washington, vice president,
und J. W. Post, of New York, secretary and
The object ,.f tho company is to construct
railroad cars, to manufacture machinery
and implements, and to buy and sell rights \
and privileges. Tho capital stock of tho i
company is to l?? not more than ten nor lesa j
than live million dollars, to ho divided into j
one hundred dollar shares, and the comp:- j
ny is allowed to hold real (state no: to ex- I
caed five million dollars in value. Tho
principal offices are to bo in New York,
Washingto i and Alexandria.
Rkpublican Convention.?Tho conven?
tion to nominate it republican candidate for
tho Legislature from this city and county
met at Johnston's Hall, at Arlington, in tbe !
Bounty, last night, and was called to order \
by Mr. ('. W Dearborn, of this city, chair- :
man of the uity and county republican com- 1
mittees. Willis Wormley, colored, of tho
county was chosen chairman [and Joseph
Crupper, white, of this city, secretary. Mr.
.1 H.Greoue.of this city, nominated L.W.Cor
b -it for i he position and there being no other
nominal ions he was declared the nominee
by acclamation. Speeches were made L. W. !
Corbet! and j. Trimble, white, and Richard
Howe, Henry Drummond and Chas Jackson,
colored. The convention was composed
largely of colored delegates, only threo or
four whites being present. Tho ball was
crowded with spectators but no disturbance
Nothing New Under the Sun.?At th->
Modi al Congress recently held in Wash
ingtoti, the question of transplanting teeth
was discussed, which question was consider
id l>.\ many as something new, but tbe fol?
lowing, taken from the Virginia Journal
und Alexandria Advertiser^published in this
city in itsi. goes fur to substantiate the old
adage that "there h nothing new under ihn
l>r. Lomaynee, Dentist, will bo in Alex?
andria in a few days, who transplants teeth,
will remain but a short time." April II,
"Any persun inclined to part with Borne
pf their Fore Teeth, will bear of h purchaser
by calling at Mr. Porrin's store."?May G
The Late Mr. J. G. Beckham.?The
Warrentou Virginian says: "On Wednes
day morning the mortal remains of John G.
Beckham were brought to this place for in?
terment, from his home in Prince William
county,where be died ou Sunday, Septembo
12th. For many years Mr. Beckham lived
in Warrentou and w hile here exorcised ;:
much influence in the community e.s any
other man in it. He built she old Warna
Green Hotel mid the Court House in War
reutoo besides several others of tho more
important building*. Ho was for a loug
time presiding magistrate of the old county
court. He lived in Warren ton until after
the w?r when he removed to Alexandria
aud thence to his farm in Prince William
Case Continued ?As slated yesterday
George L. Hunter, who robbed Miss liive
Thompson'.-? house, iu Washington, of jewi I
ry, was brought into tbo police court there
yesterday, aud there he met his confeder?
ates, John Dye and Thomas Sullivan. Hun
tor and Dye went to Washington from. Fred
ericksburg, and while there thev met Thos.
Sullivan. They went to Miss llose Thomp?
son's house where Sullivan's grandmotiie
was lying dead, and while the inmates wery
beside the corpse the robbery took place,
ranter is said to be the sou of one o. the
v ilihiest business men in Fredericksbnrg.
I Ti rase against the young man was enntinu
I ed. The jewelry was found on Hunter
1 when arrested at Fredericksburg.
Foli.-e Rf-.rORT.?Last night was v,arm
'and cloudy till aboin 1 o'clock when it he
j came cl< ar. There were three prisoners and
I ono lodger at the station house.
The Mayor this morning disposed of the
Louisa Brown and Mary Williams, both
colored, arrested by Officer Grady for dis?
orderly conduct, were fined $3 each.
Sallie Timbers and Fauuie Hill, both col?
ored, arrested by Officer Grady, charged
wir is disorderly conduct, were discharged.
Three small white boys, charged with as
r.aullingand cutting the ear of a colored boy
named Robert Moore, had their case con?
tinued till lo morrow.
Corporation Court?Judge N. B. Meade
presiding ?The will of Margaret M. Stew
ait was admitted to probate and Rev. J. C.
Stewart qualified as executor.
George Young vs. S. H. Lun! ; decree fur
Woi. Rogeis vs. Ii. H. Gerueny; attach
Com. v. Joiin Curran, indictment for
killing Officer Arnold ; motion for change
of venue; argument heard and further coo?
len !ion of I bo matter postponed till Tins
Court adjourned till Saturday morning at
Off for 1'iiit.a dblphia.?The Alexand?
ria Light Infantry, forty-four strong, under
command of Cap1.. Mushbach and Lts.Mon
roe and Bryan, left hero on the 1:20 p.m.
train to day for Philadelphia, where they
go to tako part in tho Constitutional Cen?
tennial celebration in that. city. Several
members of the Monticello Guard, of Char
lottesviilo, will join the company in Phila?
delphia. The company, with three others
from Virginia, will form Gov. Loo's escort
i.. tin parade to come ell' to-morrow. In
their march to tho depot to-day (he com?
pany was followed by many of their friends,
eoveral of whom went ou to Philadelphia
with them. They will return on Saturday.
Dratb of Ballard E. Dodd.?On Mon
day iasl Prot her Francis of Sales, well
known to many of our citizens as Ballard
E D?dd, <i young man from Norfolk, who
was (???? peveral years a cadet, and after?
wards a junior teacher at St. John's Acad?
emy, died at tho Novitiate of the Brothers
cj tho Christian School, Annandale, Md.
Ho joined that society soveral years ago,
g'r. i;;t: up for the purpose a claim to a large
property, but hu? been in very bad health
almost ever since.
Will Probated.?The will of tho late
Mrs. Margaret M. Stewart was admitted to
probate in tho Corporation Court lo day.
The deceased bequeaths all her interest iu
the estate of her late husband, J. W. Stewart,
in equal divisions to Rev. J. C. and Miss
Emma S. Stewart, and to the latter all of
her personal effects. Rev. J. C. Stewart is
named as executor of the will, which is
dated Nov. 13,1SS5.
The Aqueduct Bridge.?The represent
alive of the contractors for the iron work,
the Mount Yernon Bridge Company, says
that the Aqueduct bridge will be completed
by the specified time, October 21. Many
people, however, think this is almost impos
sibln, but Mr. Wyukoop, the firm's agent,
declares that it will be done. The ap?
proaches are being completed ?teadily and
j will be ready in time the bridge is finished..
The Flats Improvement.?The work
upi n iho Potomac flats, shown by the Au
gust report, had up to the close of that
month redeemed 1(11 acres. About ouehalf
of the tidal reservoir has been dredged to
the depth of eight feot. Tho embankment:!
of tho tidal roservoir are now to high water
mark. Tho coffer dam work is in belter
condition than last month.
Property Sale.?Mr. Edward Baggctt
and w ife have sold to Messrs. \V. H. and C.
T. Helmuth eleven acres of laud lying part
ly in the city and partly in the county, ad?
joining the old fair grounds, for $2,3o2.S0.
PRCS ?NAL.?Rev. Jas. Kirk, a well-known
f inner school teo.cher of this city, was here
lo day on a visit to friends.
"Wlial is Woman's Worth"!
asked a !.;ir damsel of a crusty old bachelor.
He did not know, so she said : "\V. 0. man"
(double yon, O man), But a woman feels
worth little if disease has invaded her sys
teui ai <! h d lily sapping her strength. For
ill female weaknesses, Dr. R. V. l'ierce's
"Favorite Prescription" stands unrivaled,
i! ? ures i: o complaint and builds up the sjs
tern. Rend 10 cents, in stamps for pamphlet
lo World'? Dispensary Medical Association,
OGG Main Street, Buffalo, N. Y
117 A NTED. A i. s;.table COLORED WOMAN
\\ to cook and <h> general housework. Mo
washing ami ironing. Call Saturday, between 3
and 5 p. m , at :::>17 0 etroct, N. W., Washnglon,
D. C scpl'i
QISAL AND JTJTE FODDER YARN just ro
O ccivodat 328 King ttreet, for sale wholesale
and retail by
BeplS J. T. CTvEIOlITON & SON.
ENAMELED PRESERVING KETTLES, Cher
IJ ry Sooden Mid Fruit Presses, wholesale and
retail :il 88 Kinu', corner Royal street, by
jc9 J. T. OREKIHTON & SON.
IF YOO CANNOT SEE and cannot find anj
SPECTACLES to suit yon, go to IIENRY
WILOT'S and have your eyes tested, and yon
will have no morn trouble. nov20
/ lAKTOitiNE! CASTOR1 NE!-Banna's eve)
V ? ready Castorino, a perfoct oilor for Bngcies
Wagons,-Carts, &C. NovcrGnms; -Nover Chills.
Forsaloby fjo9] W. F. CREIQHTON A CO.
,1 LOWER Pol's -.lust received a lot of Flower
C Pots, assorted sizes, neat and durable, with
>r without saucers, at
ft !?! ."> E. J. MI LLER. SON & CO'S.
/'COFFEES?Wo do not soil package Codecs; soil
V > only pure Coffees, freshly roasted and ground
ie'2 J. C. M1LRURN.
IF YOUR CHICKENS ARE SICK,
LUNTS CHICKEN CHOLERA CURE.
Sold by all drnggistsand grocers mh.'tl
:ed 'I ea?Extra-mixed Tea, suitable ror Iced
I e l, 50c per lb, can he had at
LUNCY NO. 1 MACKEREL, and Nos. and::
I do., fat.
tjUNOY NEW VIRGINIA HONEY, iu 1-lb
1- packages, ;ust received at
MONTSERRAT and LIME FRUIT JUICE re?
ceived to day by
i(,-'L_ ' J. C. MILRURN.
! -j A BliLS NEW HOMINY and HOMINY GRITS
i l V? just received by
j^ATISFAl TP >N TOl'.ACCO^reeeivo.l to-day di".
lo low by
rect from the factory, and forsalo low by"
iy'-!'5 -T. C. MILRUR
I."miesII I.y-SMOKED SUGAR-CURED SHOUL
r OERS and BREAKFAST PIECES received
to-day by f iy--] J.CMILBURN.
INDIGO BLUE BOATING SUITS, from facto?
ry, .just received by
my!2 AMOS B. SLAYMAKE :.
The prcspecls for new students at the
Theological Seminary are paid to he most
One of the members of the poiice force
received through the mail to-day from one
of the lower counties a small box filled witb
chinquapins, ou which postage to the
amount of thirty six cents had been paid.
The chinquapin! could have been bought
for live cents.
It is understood that the department of
the Virginia Midland Railway for the de?
livery and shipment of local freight will be
changed from its present site, at the upper
end of Duke street, to tho depot of the W.
and O. branch of the road, on the corner of
Lee and Princess s'reets, about the middle
of next month.
Use the great specific for "cold in head"
and catarrh-Dr. Sage's Catarrh Remedy.
A vegetables compound, contains no Quinine. A
safe and positivo uiro for MALARIA, FEVER and
AGUE; alto aau tonic for strengthening and In?
vigorating tho system.
For sale by all tliuggists. Fifty cents a bottle ;
throo bottles for $1.25. scp2 3m
NORFOLK, FORT MONhOE,
VIRGINIA BEACH. OCEAN VIEW,
PINEY POINT and
Palace steamer GEORGE LEA BY, SATURDAY,
Sept. 17, t> n. nr., from Prineo st. Wharf,
Returning, leave Norfolk and Western Railroad
Company's wharf (ouly 50 feet from Virginia
Bench Railroad depot) upon arrival of the train
from the Beach, and from tho Boston wharf at
1:30 p. m. Sunday, arriving in Alexandria at
C: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 Monrno and return, including breakfast ani ]
dinner at Hygcia Hotel, $3.50.
For other information apply to
PHILIP B. HOOE.
jyl5 tf Agent. Prince street wharf.
11 KS'l'N UT ! STKAIGHT GOOPS!
AN ABSOLUTE FACT!
Over $35,000 Worth
Mais and Gents' Furnishings.
NOTE THE FOLLOWING PRICES:
(ISO MEN'S SUITS AT. $2 55
290 " " . 3 24
:ios " " . 4 20
100 ?' " .t.. 5 10
8!) " " .;. G25
78 " " . 7 49
58 " '? . 9 24
300 " " . 10 00
CM " " . 4 58
49 " " . 13 50
200 " " . 15 00
6.' . I8 60
39 " . 2100
21 " '? . . 27 50
3 <"?:> CHILDREN'S SUITS, ranging from $1
to $(j 25.
890 BOYS' SUI TO, ranging in price 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' Fine Calf, Kip and Split Boots
at extremely low figures.
Wo invite tho public to inspect onr stock and
take note of our prices and styles. Tho sale con?
tinues until our Stock is reduced satisfactorily.
We would request all who deairo to tako ad
vant-igo of this opportunity to come a3 soon as
j 038iblo whilo our stock is complete
new Xos. 30S ?V iio king street,
BOOTS AND SHOES.
^N OPPORTUNITY SELDOM HAD.
Ha vo just finished opening a brand-new stock of
Men's and Boys' Clothing,
?tooas. shoes asm rubbers,
which we will Fell lower than the lowest. A7? old
\loek; nil uor goods. Our stock of Clothing was
entirely destroyed by lire on Jnno 18tb, and wo
have just finished remodeling our store, and have
just opened our Clothing Department with a new
and desirable stock, and can plcaso the most fas?
tidious. All we ask is a trial. If wo can't soil to
you lower than any other houso, wo won't ask
von to bur.
Now No. 422 Kiiij; street,
(W. B. Waddcy'a old stand).
Clothing Department over shoo store. aug~) 1m
FOR SALE AND RENT.
At Private Sale.
First class slate-roof BUSINESS STAND, with
DWELLING and Stable attached, situated on
Royal street exactly oppasito tho Market.
Alst? TWO-STORY BRICK DWELLING, in
good order, on tho north side of Prinro street, be?
tween Alfred and Patrick strcels. TWO SMALL
TENEMENTS in rear, fronting public alley.
SEVEN FRAME HOUSES on Columbus street,
between Wytbo and Madison streets.
BUILDING LOT fronting on Columbus strcot
56 fett, and running west 123 feet.
LOT on Alfred street, bctivecn Wy tho and Mad?
ison st roots, Ur3 feet front, and running oast 123
Also TWO FRAME DWELLINGS, six roDms
oaeh, for rent.
Apply at 124 N. Royal street. aue23 lm
STOREHOUSE FOR BENT.
I offer for rent my Storehouse i:i tho town of
Fiii is, Fauqnier enmity, Va., now orcupied by J.
Y. Button & Co. Possession given tho 1st day of
October next. Tho houso h new. lBrgo, complete
aud commodious, and ? good seind for business.
Thepostoflice is kept iu the building. Corres?
pondence solicited. w. W. BOGERS.
Palis. FaiH|Uier CO., Va , aticlS tf
Apply at this oQiro. se[>2 tf
ALL PERSONS having claims against the es?
tate of WM. W. ROCK will please, present tho
same, properly authenticated, for settlement to
sc pi 4 Im J. II. D. SMOOT, Executor.
AAfk SIX-OUNCE CAKES FINE TOILET i
.UUU SOAP for sale at 5c each by
oct20 J. C. MILBUEN.
>UEE SPICES, wholo aud ground, for sale by
[aug24J J.C. i ILLUBN.
No. 517 kino street,
Inforn:s his uiitomcrs that he Las received a
FALL AND WINTER GOODS,
And is now prepared to
FURNISH SUITS IN ALT. THE LATEST
STYLES AND ON REASONABLE TERMS,
GUARANTEED STRICTLY PURE.
Whole and Pure (irouud Spices.
For sale by
C. WM. RAMSAY.
FRESH GROUP OATMEAL
Jujt rocoivtd by
FOR FIUICS AM TRAVELERS.
FANCY OLIVES in small hollies,
IMPORTED FRENCH MUSTARD,
CEOSSE & BLACKWELL'S CnOW CHOW,
PRESERVED GINGER in small and mod. pots,
CRYSTALIZED do. in half pound boxes,
POTTED MEATS AND GAME,
SOFT MARSHMADOWS in half lb tins, &c.
For sale by
50 BARRELS AND HALF BARRELS.
In r.toro and for salo by
G. \NM. RAMSAY.
A R PE TS CLEANED.
Solicits tho patroimgo of thoso baring SOILED
CARPETS, BUGS, &c, to bo cleaned. His process
restores the original color and makes tho oh! look
now. 117 West street, or P.O. box 210. Spcci
mens on exhibition. Rofereners givon. [sopS 2w
BREECH AND MUZZLE-LOADING SHOT
GUNS, tho largest and best assortment wo
have ever had and at lowor prices; also Paper
Shells of all grades, Wads, Caps, Belts and Canvas
Coats. It nill pay purchasers to call and sec us.
.1 AS. F. CARLIN &SONX,
0cl2S Alexainlria, Va.
ITIROM AUtTloN- 1 package of ENGLISU
J. PRINTED CHAMI5ER SETS, two decorations
and four colors; very handsome and at only
$3.25 per sot of JO pieces Also a few set3 of
SLIGHTLY DAMAGED GOODS at$2 each. A
rare bargain. Call early and get tho pick of them
at [uihS]_K. J. MILLER, SON & CO.'S.
jju. ho'rton-s miasma antidote.
THE ONLY INFALLIBLE REMEDY FOB
MALARIA AND FEVER AND AGUE.
It never fails to cfloct a speedy and permanent
euro. For sale by
rpiIE ENTERPRISE MEAT CHOPPER is tho
_L best; does not grind the meat, liko othor
cutters, but CHOPS IT. It is usoful for many
purposes ALL THE YEAR ROUND in preparing
chicken salad, beef tea, mince meat, hash, &c.
For salo by JAS. F. CARLIN & SONS,
nov3 Alexandria, Va.
SPORTING GOODS, GUNS. &c?Wo aro now
receiving our steck of Paper Shells, Guns,
Pi inters, Wads, ?Stc? to which wo invite the atten?
tion of tho public. Prices low and goods first
class. JAS. F. CARLIN & SONS,
nne23 New No. 315 King st., AlexajuHjn,_
AXES! AXES! AXES!?"Light Horso Harry"
and "Bed Warrior" Chopping Axos. Over
100 dozou of theso celebrated goods in storo. All
tho regular woighta and shapes. Wholosalo and
retail. JAS. F. CARLIN & SONS,
SOpA Alexandria, Va.
EW PATENT ADJUSTABLE IRON
PLANES?Tho subscribers havo received a
lot of tho above Planes as samples, to which they
invite attention at tho southeast corner of King
and Boval streets, hI hue prices. Call and examine.
anglU J. T. CREtGHTON A SON.
R~ED~WARBIOB and LIGHT HORSE HARRY
CHOPPING AXES, Disstou's Patent Crnss
Cnt Saws. Wood Saws, BROAD AXES and Me?
chanics' Tools generally, in great variety.
JAS. F. CARLIN & SONS,
augl8 Alexandria, Va.
WOODBURN'S SARVEN PATENT BUGGY
and CARRIAGE wheels are tho best. They
cost a trifle, more, but you get tho worth of your
money. For salo by
j jar. F. CARLIN a SONS.
aag23 Now No. 315 King st,. Alexandria.
?.K WAGON HUBS, Hickory and Oak Eim3
Oak and Hickory Spokes, three grades of
each kind ; also Shafts, Poles, Wagon Skeius and
Rotas both steel and iron, fresh and full stock at
J AS. F. CARLIN & SONS'.
anelH _ Alexandria, Va.
PAINT YOUR BUUGY FOB ONE DOLLAR.
Another tmnpiy ot CROWN CARBIAGE GLOSS
PAINT; ready for use; only one coat necessary.
F?ae>y_by W. F. CREIOHTON & CO.
P~~ rime cream cheese for sale by
jy2l J. c. MILBUEN'3.
_DRY GOO I-S.
MEW jp&jLiii GOODS.
We are ready to meet the demands for early fall goods with a stock
to the selection of which was given a great deal of patient care and at?
tention. Our buyer devoted very much time to the examination of
the best and largest assortment in the market before making choice
and the result is we have numerous very attractive lines of goods that
are needful for the commencement of the season.
received a great amount of thoughtful care, and from tho '-'midst of
plenty" have been culled some of the most choice gems, and in
FtUGS AND CARPETS
the like has never been seen. Beautiful designs, and colors the richest.
"We want you to particularly notice this department, not only on ca
count of its sightliness and worth, bul also on account of the low prices
About, this department there needs to be very little said ; its speaks for
itself. We have an elegant line of SUITS and SUITINGS, and in Cas
simeres at $1, $1 25, $1 50 and $2 the stock just purchased is superior
in quantity, quality and style to any we have heretofore offered.
We occupy tho same store, but our numbers have boon changedfrom
107 and 10!? to 431 and 433 King street.
NOS. 431 AND 40:! KING STREET. ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA.
Miss CLARA HARRISON,
Fnpil of Wm, Mason, Now fork.
Address drawer 18, Alexandria, Virginia.
jyjT. VERNON INSTITUTE,
224 south Washington street.
School duties resumed Thursday, Sept. 1C.
For particulars apply to the Principal,
sepS2w_ Miss M. A. ROACH.
HOARDING AND DAY SCHOOL FOR GH LS.
22^ south Washington street.
The next session will hogin on Tuesday, Sept.
20th. Tho Music Department?vocal and instru?
mental?will ho in chargo of Mrs. M. C Wailcs,
of the New England Conservatory of Music.
Muio. Bailhacbe Ehrmann, a native of France,
and an accomplished and experienced tcachor,
will take charge of tho French classi m.
Circulars, hinting terms, Ac , can bo oht.iie.cd at
French's bookstore or at tho Institute.
REBECCA C. POWELL,
anglO toct 1 Piincijuil.
EPISCOPAL FEMALE ISST1TUTE,
The 14tb snnnal ecssion will opon September
14tb, 1S87. In location, buildings, equipment,
course of study, teachers and general advantages,
equal to the very l>cst schools in Virginia, yet
terms moderate. Seed for Catalogue.
A. MAGILL SMITH, H.A. (Univ. Va ),
Successor to Ree..).('. Wh;at, D.!>. iyls tw2m
1RANSFER OF BUSINESS.
The nudersigncd having this day transferred
tho real t stale business heretofore conducted by
him to tho Alexandria Real Estate Investment,
Trust and Title Company, desires to thank his
friends for their liberal patronage, and solicits a
continuance of tho sarno for his successors. In the
future 1 will ho associated with tho ab?vc-namcd
(ompanv as auctioneer aud sales agent.
sop". 2w R. T. LUCAS.
G R I C U LTUIi A L L 1 M E
Wo have on band
TEN THOUSAND BUSHELS OF SHELL LIME.
Which wo will sell in lots to suit purchasers.
Applv at our otlico, No. 11!? King .- trcet.
scp2 3m -_.T.T. & J. G. BECKHAM.
We have on hand a
SUPERIOR LOT of FULTZ WHEAT,
tint aside espcciallv for seed.
sep2 lm_J. T. A j. g. BECK ETA M.
171ALL TRADE, 18?7.
1 J. C. MILBUEN
Offers a full line of fancy and STAPLE GRO?
CERIES at low prices. J. C. m1lburn,
Hej.f? _New No. ll'l n. Roval St.
?jy avis's;diamond hams,
Finest in tho World.
_scp9_GEORGE MCBURNEY & SON.
NEW EASY LAWN MOWERS, Garden Hoes,
Rakes, Trowels, Ladies' Garden Sets, Grass
Cutters aud all other scasonablo goods at lowest
cash prices. JAS. F. CAR LI N & S< >NS,
ap30 A'pxandria, Va.
Blue Bello of Scotland, Trailing Arbutus, Tally
Ho, Marcchal Niel Eoso and Alpino Violet1? ac
je29 _JOHN P H LUNT S.
K~ITCHEN, CRYSTAL AND PEERLESS
Scouring Soaps, for salo by
au24 J. C. MI LBURN.
Clarons School lor Girls,
Seminary Hill, 2ty> miles from Alexandria, Va.,
re-opens fcEPTEMBH: -0. Ten experienced
professors ami teachers. Thorough instruction ;
careful training ; home influence. Special terms
for hoard per week to pupils residing In Alexan?
Miss G. A. WORTIIINGTON.
scp7-colm I*. (). Box 21, Alexandria, Va.
St John's Academy
THE MILITARY SCHOOL AT ALEXANDRIA.
Begins its 55th year on Monday, Sept. 5th.
There are thrco courses of study?Classical,
Scientific and Commercial; in tho last-named
Typewriting and Phonograhy will he taught.
Tho school has fine apparatus and an excellent
library, as well as improved arias, full camp
oqnipago, &c, and goe.-, into camp every summer.
Send for Catalogue.
BICHABD I,. CARNE, A.M.,
angl cotscpl5_ Principal.
A BOARDING AND DAY SCHOOL FOE B0Y8.
The 19th aunu.il session begins September 21,
1SS7. Pupils prepared for College, Cnivcrsity or
Business. Terms moderate A limited number
taken. There were no vacancies last s salon. For
Catalogue, giving full particulars, address tho
Principal, at Berry vi Ho, Va.. until Si ptcmber 13;
after Ibat date apply at tho Academy, No. 54
north Washington strut.
JOHNS BLACKBURN, Principal,
aneD cotsP]t21 Alexandria. Virginia.
JjjlAUQUIEIi FEMALE INSTITOTK,
Opens its 27th annual session Septaniber 15th,
1887. Situated in the Piedmont region of Vir?
ginia: unsurpassed f>r its beauty, fortuity and
hcaltbrutaoss; only 50 miles from Washington.
Tho grounds, ten acres in all, an- tastefully laid
out, and I bo building one of the (Ina t school edi?
fices in the State. A full corps of teachers. Terms
reasonable and made known on application. For
Catalogue address OEO. G. BUTLER, A.M.,
jylG oo2ni Principal.
A SELECT BOABDING AND DAY SCHOOL
FOB YOUNG LADIES AND CHILDREN.
Board, etc , tail inn in English, French anl Lat?
Special rates in special cases en application.
Extras at reasonable charges.
For particulars and circulars address
Miss M. V. LOMAX, Be- 137,
rppl torlin Warrenton. Va.
Alexandria Female Institute,
* No. I<> south Fairfax street.
The next annual session of this Institute will
commence Tuesday, Sept 20th, 1687.
Instruction thorough in all branches.
For terms apply to
ang201m _Mfcscs GREENE, Principals.
Episcopal High School of Virginia
L M. BLAGKFOBD. M.A., Principal.
LLEWELLYN HOXTON, Associate Principal,
With able Auistants.
This School for Boys, three miles from town,
begins its 4?tb year September 28, 1 687.
For Catalogue, witu particulars, address tho
Principal. Alexandria Va. iy 1- 2??I. ril
nrilTDKI At Gordonsville, Va. Priiicipn
Ltn I IImL is a 5I.A. of University of Virgin
i Full and thorough courses.
Eight assistant*. CfTMf. 3 ? 1 n f\ }l .
Board with focL i LIIIhLE aud laio, St.>
Best facilities a year,
for music, art.telegraphy,| jUQTJTISTP
&c Begins S? pten?b.-r 15th. 1110 I I I U I L*
Address ' JAMES DINWIDDlE,
jy2G 2m Principar.
?.(UM) BLui'KS COD FISH,
scpO " GEOEGE McB?RSfY $ SON.