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FRIDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 23.
SUPEKSTITIOUS NeGBO COASTMEX.?No
reward could induce the negro 6urfmen on
the Xorth Carolina coast to walk along the
bsach at Dight, especially during a etorm,
when the lightning ia flashing and the huge
white capped breakers come sputtering in
on the sandy beach. They imagine tbey
can see in the phosphorescent light the
forms of eailors who were lost at sea, riding
in astride of the huge billows. On account
of this superstition it has been found im
possible to induce negro coastmen to euter
tbe life saviog service, no matter how well
adapted they may be for the w ?rk. The
odious night patrol along tbe desolate sea?
shore is what tbey object to. The average
seashore negro would almost rather die thau
encounter the vague form of a departed sailor i
man in the surf or on tbe beach.?Brooklyn
Citizen. _^ ^_
There is & Scandinavian tradition to the
effect that kissing was first introduced into
England byRowena, the beautiful daughter |
of Hongist. Again, in Cromwell's ?me,
when tbe banished Cavendish visited a
French nobleman at his own chateau, the
mistress of the house, at tbe bead of htr
maideos, thus greeted him : "Forasmuch as
ye be an Englishman, whose custom it is in
your country to kiss all tbe ladies and gen
tie women without olfense, and a though it be
not so here in this realm, yet will I be so
bold as to kiss you, aud so shall all mi
"Fools Rush in. Where Angels Fear
So impetuous youth is often giveu lo foiiy
and indiscretions ; and, as a re.-^it, nervous,
mental and organic debiliu follow, memory
is impaired, self-confidence is lacking; at
night bad dreams occur, prematuie old age
seems setting in, ruin is in tbe track- iu
confidence, you can, and should write to
Dr. R. V. Pierce, of Buffalo, N. Y., ihe au?
thor of a treatise for tbe benefit of that class
of patients, and describe your symptoms and
sufferings. He can cure you at your home,
and will send you full particulars by "mail.
ADVICE TO MOTHERS
Mbe. Winslow'8 Soothiko Syrup, for chil?
dren teething, is tho prescription of one of the
best female nurses and physicians in tho United
States, and has been used for forty years with
nover-faiiing success by millions of mothers for
their children. During tho process of teething
its value is incalculable. It rolievcs the child
from pain, cures dysentory and diairhcea, griping
in the bowels, and wind-colic. By giving health
to the child it rests the mother. Price 25 cents k
bottJo. *5 IrtV.W&F
J HAVE ACCEPTED THE AGENCY FOB
HAEDMAN, EMERSON & NEWBY AND
for tbe eouuties in Eastern Virginia A full line
of tho above may be found in t he storo at 314 |
King street, whero I shall bo happy to seo my old
a3 well as now customers. Will also offer fine new
Organs at $50 cash ; SCO monthly payments.
Lower prices and easier terms than ever before
offered for now goods.
sep!7 lw F. L. VANAUKKN.
rjIRANSFER OF BUSINESS.
The undersigned having this day transferrod
tho real estato business heretofore conducted by
him to tho Alexandria Beal Estate Investment,
Trust and Titlo Company, desires to thank his
friends for their liberal patronage, and solicits a
continnanco of the same for his successors. Iu the
future I will be associated with the ab -vc-named
company as auctioneer and sales agent.
sep5 2w B. T. LUCAS.
^gr i cultural lime.
Wo have on hand
TEN THOUSAND BUSHELS OF SHELL LIME,
Which wo will sell in lots to suit purchasers.
Apply at our office, No. 119 King street.
sep2 Im J. T. & J. G. BECKHAM.
Wo have on hand a
SUPEEIOE LOT OF FULTZ WHEAT,
put asido especial! v for seed.
sep2 Im J. T. & J. (;. BECKHAM.
rpHE ENTEBPBISE MEAT CHOPPER is tho
JL best; docs not grind tho meat, like other
cutters, hot CHOPS IT. It is useful for mauv
purposes ALL THE Y'EAB BOUND in preparing
chicken salad, beef tea, mince meat, ha3h, &c.
For sale by JAS. F. CARLIN & SONS,
nov3_ Alexandria. Va.
TENNEY'S NEW SOUTH,
FAMILY AND BOLLEB EXTBA,
For salo bv
ap23 J. C. MILBUEN
SHEEP DIP, Sage, Ground Sage, Diamond
Dyes, Fitche's Pockot Scales, Hood's Sarsapa
rilla, Warner's Kidney and Liver Cure, Brown's
Iron Bitters, Volina Cordial, Pratt's Astral Oil,
and Sweet Majoram?a largo supply just recoived.
dec!_E. S. LEADBEATEB & BRO.
RED WABRIOB and LIGHT HORSE HABBY
CHOPPING AXES, Disston's Patent Cross?
cut Saws, Wood Saws, BBOAI) AXES aud Me?
chanics' Tools generally, in great variety.
JAS. F. CABLIN & SONS.
auglS Alexandria, Va.
JUST RECEIVED?Another lot of TAYLOR'S
IMPROVED PATENT BUSTLES, sclf-fold
ing, and for comfort and durability cannot be sur?
passed. Latest stylo.
scp5_AMOS B. SLAYMAKER.
QNE-POUND BLOCKS COD FISH,
sep9 GEOBGE MCBURNEY & SON.
FALL TBADE, 1887.
J. C. MILBURN
Offers a full lino of FANCY and STAPLE GRO?
CERIES at low prices. J. C. MILBUEN,
sep9_New No. 113 N. Royal st.
FANCY NOS. 1 AND 2 MACKEREL
just received ; white and fat.
sep?_QEO. MCBURNEY & SON.
ENAMELED KETTLES of all sizes, Apple and
Peach Parers, Enterprise and other Meat Cut?
ters for salo cheap at 328 King, cornor of Boyal st
sepS J. T. CEE'IGHTON & Son.
IF YOU CANNOT SEE and cannot find anj
SPECTACLES to suit you, go to HENBY
WILDT'S and have your eyes tested, and you
wiU have no more trouble. nov20
AVIS'S DIAMOND HAMS,
Finest in tho World.
scp9_GEORGE McBURNEY & SON.
AFRESH INVOICE OF FINE TEAS, includ?
ing our EXTRA MIXED TEA at 50c per lb,
j ust received by
sep!4_J. C. MILBURN^
CORN KNIVES and HOOKS, best quality, just
recoived at 328 King street, corner of Roval;
wholesale and retail.
B0P3_J.T. CREIGHTON & SON.
LUNCH' and MARKET BASKETS, a full line
just received by
sep*9_ J. C. MILBURN.
Indigo-BLUE BOATING SUITS, from facto?
ry, just received by
my!2_AMOS B. SLAYMAKER.
ICED TEA?Extra-mixed Tea, suitablo for Iced
Tea, 50c per lb, can be had at
jelG_J. C. MILBURN'S.
JtANCY no.l mackerel, andNos. a^d3
feb23 ' McBurneys.
BAKING POWDERS. ?
This powder n< vtr varies. A marvel of pur?
ity, strength and wholosomene: s More eco?
nomical than the ordinary kinds, and cannot
be sold in competition with the multitudo of
low-test, short weight alum or phosphate
powders. Sold only in cans. BOYAL Baki.nt.
POWDKB Co , lOOWall street, New York.
DRUGS. CHEMICALS, &c
P.VVt'D. P. LXADBKA.KK. THC8. UKACPKATJCS
H S. LEAD3EATEB <k BEO.. v
Hi. Nos. 5 and 7 8. Fairfax st.
PURE DBTJGS and MEDICINES, CHEMICAL.
PAINTS. OILS. PBOPEIETAEY MEDI?
CINES, GAEDEN SEEDS, SPICES,
FINE TOILET GOODS, &c.
Proprietors of Anodyne Pectoral, Lubricating
Liniment, Essence Jamaica Gingor and Cough
Syrup; and Agents foi Ayer's Medicines, Ready
mixed and Tinted Gloss Paints, &c.
Every oflbrt will be made to maintain the high
reputation of our old establismont. _ mv 3
. (Successor to Jannoy & Co.}
DRUGS, PAINTS, OILS, GAEDEN SEED
WINDOW GLASS, SPICES.
Acids, Dye Stuffs and Druggists' Sundries.
Physicians' prescriptions carefully compounded.
Orders and inquiries from the country promptly
::epl No. 152 King street.
DEL E. LUNT,
COENEE KING AND FAIRFAX STREET?,
D aal er in
FANCY and TOILET AETICLES,
PEEFUMEBY, BBUSHES, &c, &C,
Physicians' prescriptions carofully prepared at
ell hours, day and night. ap4
F. CBEIGHTON & CO.,
Wholesaio and Betail Doalor in
DBCGS. CHEMICALS, PAINTS, PATENT
MEDICINES, OILS ,DYE STUFFS,
GARDEN SEEDS. &c. &c.
Corner King and Royal streets.
Physicians' Prescriptions carefully compounded
Ordera will receive prompt attention.
JOHN D H. LUNT,
iSuccessor to Lunt a Davidson..
DEALER IN DEUGS. CHEMICALS. PATENT
MEDICINES AND FANCY AETICLES.
N. E. cornor King and Washington streets,
Physicians' Prescriptions a specialty. [janlC
STABLER & CO.,
(Successors to E. H. Stabler)
DRUGGISTS AND CHEMISTS,
N. W. Cornor King and Washington Stroot:
Dealers in Patent Medicines, Drugs, Cigars and
Cigarettes, Fino Tooth Brushes, Nail Brushes
Gorman and Domestic Cologne, Hair Brushes!
Sponges, Flesh Straps, &c. Especial care given tc
\^TAEFIELD & HALL,
D R ? G G 1 8 TJB.
Cornor Prince and Fairfax street,
s'iescriptions a specialty. English, French.
German and Domestic Toilet Soaps; Genuine
Farina Cologno; Magnolia, Hcdycsmia, Geranium
and Florida Water; Gcnuino Lubin's Extracts;
Sponges, Hair Brushes and Combs; best Englisl
Tooth Brushes ; a full assortment of Patent Medi?
cines, Coxe's Gelatine, Corn Starch ; Sea Mobs Fa
rino; Spices of all kinds, and a solect stock of al]
articles soid by druggists at prices as low as the
same quality can bo obtained elsewhoro. dec 1
QEASONABLE GOOD-, will bo sold at very re
? O duced prices at 88 King, corner of Boyal St.,
Alexandria, Va. Wo name in part: Doors of va?
rious sizes and Adjustable Frames for windows,
covered with wire, nica goods; Screen Wire of as?
sorted widths, in quantities to suit; Fowler'sFly
Fans, best quality, bronzo bars; Paragon Fly
Traps, detachable tops; Roach Trap3, Cyelonopat?
ent; Peerless Ico Cream Freezers, Preserving
Kettles of all sorts ; also a goneral assortment of
goods in tho Hardware line at wholesale and re?
tail, to which wo ask tho attention of purchasers
at 88 King street.
jo2S J. T. CBEIGHTON & SON.
JJOMESTIC SEWING MACHINES.
The good qualities of tho abov.< machines aro
now well established.
Wo aro selling them at as low a price as thoy
can bo purchased in any of tho larger cities, and
aro prepared to allow as much for old machines of
any kind as is possible.
We have seen so much good dono by tho "Do?
mestic," that wo wish every family to havo at
least ouo in their house. Prices fixed, but terms
Call and examine, or send for a circular.
oct22 E. S. LEADBEATEB & BBO.
ICE! ICE! ICE!
A full supply of NOBTHEBN ICE, of superior
quality, constantly on hand and for sale wholesale
and retail on the most favorablo terms.
Orders left with onr drivers, at our offico, or by
telophono wiU receive prompt attention.
Our facilities for delivery by the car load are
unsurpassed in any city.
Packing for country delivery a specialty.
F. A. REED & CO.,
joS Janney's Wharf.
1IIAMPAGNE AND OTHEB WINES.
G. H. Mumm's & Co.'s Extra Dry, pts. and qto.
Dry Verzenay, "
Urbana Gold Seal, "
A. Werner & Co.'s Extra Dry, "
Ysasi Old Spanish Sherry on draught.
Old Spanish Port "
Pure California Port, " $1.50 gal.
" Sherrj, " 2.00 "
Pure Catwba, " 1.00 "
my21_OEO. McBUBNEY & SON.
HAEDWABE, CUTLEBY, GUNS, PISTOLS,
&c, at SS Kiug street, corner of Boyal,
Alexandria, Va.?Tho subscribers invito tho at?
tention of wholesaio and retail purchasers to
their large and weil selected stock of goods in their
lino, which wero bought in quantity at bottom
prices, and will bo sold at a small advance. We
invite a comparison of prices and quality of goods
at 88 King, corner of Boyal street.
_sepl4_J. T. CBEIGHTON & SON. _
For sale by
J. D. H. LUNT.
piEDMONT AIR LINE BOUTE.
EICHMOND AND DANVILLE B.B. CO.
CONDENSED SCHEDULE, IN EFFECT
SEPTEMBER 4th, 1887.
Trains run by 75th Meridian Time.
South Bocttd. pafly. Daily, i Dally. I Dally.
Washington .... 8 30 a m il 24 a m; 5 30 p m il 00 p m
Alexandria. 8 55 " 11 45 " I 5 55 " 1125 "
Manassa.-. 3 01 " 12 35 pm 7 00 " 12 15 am
Warr'n. June... 10 23 " 1 01 " : 7 35 " 12 42 "
Orange.'UiS " 218 ?' 19 01 " I 1 55 "
Charlottf-ville... 110 p mj 3 35 " !10 30 " ' 3 00 "
Lynchburg. 3 2-5 " ,5 45 " |lC0am|515 "
Franklin Juuc.l.: 7 23 " |. 6 45 "
Danville.i 8 30 " . 7 45 "
Ashcvillc.;.i.!. 5 08 p m
Hot Springs.'7 05 "
Atlanta. . 1 2u p m. 10 40 "
Chattanooga..... 9 05 a m. 5 45 p m,.
Memphis.; 9 15 p ro. C 10 a m,.
New Orleans... 7 10 a m 7 10 " . 7 2? p m
Louisville.! 7 10 p m\.
Cincinnati. 6 00 " .
?_ No. 51. No. 5.-!. No. 59. No. 55.
JhoutiiBo^d. dauy pllily d|lily.
Danville.^. 10 30 B ni 11 40 p in._
Franklin June. 11 38 " 1-37 a ni.
Lvitchburg. 1 20 p m 2 05 " 3 50 am 2 50 pm
Chnrlottcsvi'.le 4 00 " 4 15 " G 03 " 5 30 "
Ornnge. 5 04 " 5 10 " 7 0! " CM "
Warr'n. June... 6 2S " 0 26 " S ?0 " 7 6.1 "
Manaaeu. 7 03 " 6 55 " 9 22 " I 8 S2r "
Alexandria. 8 03 " 7 50 " |10 2". " 9 20 "
Washington. 8 2.1 " 8 10 " 20 45 ?? j 0 40 "
Baltimore.1123 " 10(3 " ?j*f4i?Hu B "
Philadelphia... :: CO a m 12 35 j> 111 < ? 7,, .. 3 00 11 m
New York.i 6 20 " 3 20 " ttsn'" ' ? 20 '?
-Daily except Sunday.
Daily, except Daily, except
0 47 n 111 Washington. 2 35 n m
11 00 pin 9 22 " Alexandria. Ar '-55 " 4 00 a 111
9 15 " 815 " Mannsso.?. ? 4 00 " 6 00 "
3 17 " 6 21 " Front Koyal. I 6 31 41 H KJ.'p
2 50 " 610 " Itivcrton. 6 38 " il2ai "
115 m 5 45 " Strasburg. Lv|7 05 " 13.1? "
WABEENTON? Trains Nos. 50,51, 54, 55, 58
and 59 connect dailv to and from Warrcnton.
FRANKLIN DIVISION?Daily, except Sunday.
Leavo Eocky Mt. 7:10 a. m., arrivo Franklin
Junction 31:10 a.m.; leavo Franklin Junction
7:30 p. m,. arrive Bocky Mt. 10:30 p. m.
GOBDONSVILLE?Trains leavo Orange for
Gordon5villo 11:53 a. m., 2:30 p. m. and 9:20 p.
p. m. daily, and 8:45 a. m. daily except Sunday.
Returning, leato Gordonsvillo for Orango 0;15 a.
m., 1:35 p. ra., and 4:20 p. m. daily, and 11:00 a.
m. daily except Sunday.
SLEEPING CAB SEEVICE.
On trains N?,s. 50 and 51 Pullman Buffet Sleen
ers between New York and Atlanta, via Danville.
On trains Nos. 52 and 53 Pullman Buffet Sleep?
ers between Washington and Montgomery, and
Washington and Augusta, via Danville.
On trains Nos. 54 and 55 Pullman Sleepers be?
tween Washington and Louisville, and Char
lottesvillc and Cincinnati.
On trains Nos. 54 and 59 Pullman Buffet
Sleepers between Washington and Memphis,
On trains Nos. 55 and 58 Pullman Buffet
Sleepers between Washington and New Orleans
via Lyncbcurg and Kcnncsaw route.
WASHINGTON AND OHIO DIVISION.
ALL TRAINS DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY.
Leave Alexandria 0:00 a. m., 9:17 a. m. and
4:50 p.m.; arrive at Bound Hill 11:20 a.m.
11:45 a. m. aud 7:19 p. ra.
Returning, trains leavo Bound Hill 6:08 a. m.
11:44 a. m. and 1:23 p. m? arriving at Alcxan
dria at 8:32 a. m., 4:40 p. m. and 3:47 p. m.
The 9:20 a. m. train from Alexandria connect)
at Bound Hill with stago for Bluo Bidgo, Berry
ville and Winchester, and at Lecsburg with stagei
for Aldie and Middleburg.
Tho 9:20 a. m. train and 4:50 p. m. train fron
Alexandria connccls at Vienna with stages foi
Fairfax Court House.
Through tickets on sale at the principal station:
to all points. For rates or information apply t(
any agent of the Company, or to
J. S. B. THOMPSON, A. G. P. A.
JAS. L. TAYLOR. G. P. A.
Washington, D. C.
SOL. HAAS, T. M., Richmond, Va.
GUftS, PISTOLS, PERCUSSION CAPS, WADS
Ac., at a further reduction in prices to close
out. We havo on hand thc"Mcrino Felt Wads,'' Bal
timorc make, at manufacturer's prices. Call at 8?
King, corner of Boval street.
dec7 J. T. CREIGHTON A SON.
PAINT YOUR OWN BUGGY?Just received the
following new line of Colors: Olivo Fonco
Ponceau, Ecarlate. and Jet Coach Black. Call foi
sample. For salo by
,jan25 _W. F. CREIGHTON & CO.
BISQUE FIGURES, Lava Flower Tots, Vases it
China and Glass; also "Tho Fairy Lamp,'
which is having such a run in other cities, and
which has never been offered for salo hero before
deel ?'! E. J. MILLEB, S( >N A CO.
FOi: EXCUESIONISTS-Extra Chipped Reef
Sardines, Canned Salmon and Lobster, Potted
Meats, Crackers, Cakes, Lime Juice, Oranges
Lemon3, Ac, &c, for sale by
je28 J. C. MILBURN.
WBOUGHT SPIKES FOE BBIDGEand EOAT
BUILDEBS at 88 King, corner of Eoyal
street. An assortment of sizes for salo cheap tc
sep27 J. T. CREIGHTON A SON.
DRY STATE! DRY STATE!
Tho above preparation, in 50-ceut packages,
for salo by
jy3 _W. F. CREIGHTON & CO.
"pERRY'S HARNESS OIL SOAP.
Three sizes?$1, 50 and 25c sizes; the finest
articlo in the world for harness. For salo by
fcb27 W. F. CEEIGHTON ft CO.
pABIS GREEN: PAEIS GREEN!
Another large supply just received. I'utnp in
1-lb and H>-\b cans. For salo by
jc6_W. F. CBEIOIITON & CO_
VTTE OFFER special inducements in GUNS
VV PISTOLS. SHELLS, Ac. and other goods in
that line. Call and seo at 88 King, corner of
sep27 J. T. CREIGHTON & SON.
11ENCTNG WIRE?Wc have now a full stock of
Fence Wite, both with and without barbs,
twisted and ribbon, and we arc selling it low.
JAS. F. CARLIN & SONS,
ap30 Alexandria, Va.
JUST FROM THE FACTORY?10 dozen of tho
IMPROVED PATENT-STAY A.B.S. SHIBTS,
tho best good3 ever offered in Alexandria for the
price. Will outwear any $1 Shirt.
jo2 At AMOS B. SLAYMAKEB'S
ENGLISH and AMERICAN SCYTHES, Hay
Bakes, Scytho Stones, Ac, at wholcsalo and
je9_J. T. CEEIGHTON A SON.
SPLIT PEAS AND BABLEY.
mh5 '-'O. McBUBNEY & SON.
KENTUCKY WHISKEY", three years old,
S2.50 per gallon; tho best value wc have
je>9 McBUBNEY & SON.
AFULL LINE OF FANCY BASKETS, in?
cluding Lunch, Fruit and Flowor Baskets,
just received by
je28 j_J. C. MILBURN.
AFIBST-BATESTOCKING FOB CHILDBEN
6 to 8j4j ribbed ; white feet and ail colors, at
10c per pair at
my!3_AMOS B. SLAYMAKEB'S.
WHITE WASH BRUSHES cf superior quality
and others suited to the wholesale trade at
88 King street.
je9 J. T. CEEIGHTON & SON.
CHLOBITE, an elegant preparation for chapped
hands and lips, for sale by
jan7 J. D. H. LUNT.
DEINK MOXEY'S NEEVE FOOD
for sale by
ap22 J. D. H. LUNT.
COFFEES?Mocha, Java, Maricaibo, LaGuayra
and Rio Coffees, all prime, for sale by
my31_J. C. MILBURN.
i fT\BY THE QUAKER STARCH. For sale by
I -L ang5 J. C. MILBURN. I
IQQT GBEAT IQQT
1 OO i PENNSYLVANIA BO?TE 1?O i
TO THE NOBTH, WEST AND SOUTHWEST.
DOUBLE TRACK, STEEL BAILS.
In Effect May 16,1887.
Trains leave Washington, from station, corner cf
Sixth and B streets, as follows:
For Pittsbnrg and the West, Chicago Limited
Siress of Palace Sleeping Cars at 9:50 a. m.,
y; Fast Line, 9:50 a.m. daily, to Cincinnati
and St. Louis, with Sleeping Cars from Harris
burg to Cincinnati, and Buffet Car to St. Louis;
daily, except Saturday, to Chicago, with Sleep?
ing Car Altoona to Chicago. Western Express,
at 8:10 p. m. daily, with Slcoping Cars
Washington to Chicago and St. Louis, and
(except Saturday] Earrisburg. to Cleveland,
ronnoeting daily at Harrisburg with through i
Sleepers for Louisville and Memphis. Pacific i
Express, 10:00 p. m. daily, for Pittsburg and
the West, with through Sleeper Harrisburg
KALTIMGEE and potomac eailboad.
For Erie. Canandaigua, Rochester, Buffalo, Niagara
10:00p. m. daily.pxcept Saturday, with Palace
Cars Washington to Eochcster.
For Williamsport, Lock Haven and Llmira. at
9:50 a. m., daily, ercopt Sunday.
For New York and tho East. 7:25, 9:00, 11:00
and 11:40 a. m., 2:00, 4:10, 10:00 and 11:20
p.m. On Sunday 9:00 aiur 11:40 a. m, 2:00,
4:10,10:00 and 11:20 p. m. Limited Express)
of Pullman Parlor and Dining Cars, 9:40 a. m..
daily, except Sunday, and 4:00 r. m. daily,
with Pennsylvania Railroad Dining Cars.
For Boston without chance, 2:00 p. m. every
For Brooklyn, N. Y.,all through trains connect At
Jorsoy City with boats of Brooklyn Annex,
affording direct transfer to Fulton street, .-.void?
ing double ferriage across New York City.
For Philadelphia, 7:25, 9:00, 11:00 and 11:10
a. m., 2:00, 4:10, 0:00,10:00 and 11:20 p. m.
Ob Sunday 9:00 and 11:40 a. nr., 2:00,, 4:10,
6:00,10:00 and 11:20 p. m. Limited Express,
Parlor and Dining Can 9:40 a. m. week days,
and 4:00 p. m. daily.
For Baltimore 6:35,7:25, 9:00, 9:40, 9:50,11:10
and 11:40 a.m., 12:05. 2:00,4:00. 4:1 U, 4:20,
4:40. 6:00, 8:10, 10:00 and 11:20 p. m. On
Sunday, 9:00, 9:05, 9:50 and 11:40 a.m., 2:00,
4:00,4:10, 6:00, 8:10,30:00 and 11:20 p.m.
For Pope's Crook Line. 7:25 a. m., and 4:40 p. m.,
daily, except Sunday.
For Annapolis 7:25 a. m., and 12:05, 4:20 and
6:00 p. m., daily oxcept Sundays. On Sun
at 9:00 a. m. and 4:10 p. m.
alexandria and fredebicksbubg eailway
and alexandbia and washington eatleoad.
For Alexandria, 6:00, 6:45, 8:40, 9:47, and
10:57 a. m., 12:04 noon, 2.05,4:25, 4:35, 6:01,
8:05, 10:05 and 11:37 p. m. On Sunday at
6:00, 8:40, 9:47 and 10:57 a. m., And 2:30,
6:01, 8:05 and 10:05 p. m.
For Richmond and tho South, 6:00 and 10:57 s.
m., daily, and 4:35 p. m., daily, oxcept Sunday.
Trains leave Alexandria for Washington, 6:05
8:00,9:10,10:15 and 11:07 a.m.; 1:20,3:00,
3:23, 5:10, 7:05, 9:32 and 10:42 p. m., and
12:15 midnight, except Monday. On Sunday
at 8:00, 9:10 and 11:07 a. m.; 2:00, 5:10,
7:05, 9:32 and 10:42 p. m. and 12:15 night.
Tickets and information at tho office, Northeast
corner of 13th street and Ponna. Avenue, and at
the station, whore orders can bo loft for tho check?
ing of baggage to destination from hotels and
residences. J. E. WOOD, G. P. A.
CEAS. E. PUGH, G. M.
COAL AND WOOD.
A. H. AGjNW,
GEOBGE'S CBEEK, CUM BEBLAND AND AN?
COAL AND WOOD,
2240 pounds to tho ton.
Office and Yard?South end of Union street.
Orders left at the drug storo of W. F. Creightou
& Co. will be promptly filled.
VESSELS HAULED OUT ON EAILWAYS and
repaired. A full stock of material alwavs on hand.
We invito tho attention of dealers and con.
Burners to our largo stock of C ABE FULL v pre?
PARED COAL of the following varieties:
8HAMOKIN RED A.sii.
WHITE ASH (free burning and hard / of steam?
er, broken, egg, stove and and nut sizes.
Also GEORGE'S CREEK, CUMBERLAND and
KANAWHA SPLINT, from Wost Vs.
Making Coal a spocialty wo aim to keep only
the HIGHEST GRADES, and having two large
Storage Yards, each variety is kept separato, end
is especially prepared for family use.
Yards floored, and all Coal sent out WELL
SCREENS AND FEEE FBOM IMPURITIES.
Dealers, families, public institutions and man?
ufactories suppliod at lowest market rates?per
ton of 2240 lbs. J. B. ZIMMERMAN,
(Successor to T. J. Mehaffcy & Co./
my7 Wharf and Yards foot of Queen -
We offor the following fancy and choice brands
of Flour at low figures :
Hungarian Faury Patent.
New South "
Herwood Choice Family.
Tennoy's Best "
Whitfl as Snow
Blue Bidgo "
jan24 _GEO. McBUBNEY & SoN.
BUBBANK, NOVA SCOTIA AND MAINE
EABLY ROSE POTATOES
in 3tock and for sale by
ap6 CHAS. KING & son.
A consignment of
PBIMK MINNESOTA BUTTER,
which we aro offering to the trade at current
_apl5_ HABLOW BROS.
fTtHE LARGEST and finest assortment ever oil
jl ored in this city of Havcland & Co's and
other makes of French China Aftcr-Dinner Cof?
fees, Fruit Plates, Ice Cream and Salad Sets,
Buckwheat Cake Plates (new), Biscuit Jars, Tea
and Dinner Sots, besides many smaller articles too
numerous to mention. For sale by
decl-3 _ E. J. MILLEB, SON & CO.
CUTICUBA PLASTEBS?New and original,
and vastly superior to any other plaster for
destroying pain wherever located or from what?
ever cause produced, together with all tho other
Cuticura Preparations, Ointments, Resolvent':,
Soaps, Ac, just received at
WARFIELD & HALL'S,
ap7 Corner Prince and Fairfax sts.
GREEN AND FIGUBED SCBEEN WIRE 24,
30 and 36 inches, wholesale and retail, at
88 King, corner of Boyal street. You can buy
wire, and havo Window and Door Frames made
of better quality, to cost no more than tho com?
mon Frames offered for sale in the city. Call and
see. J. T. CREIGHTON & SON,
je4 88 King, cor. Royal st.
fTlEA SETS?We havo just received the cheapest
jl line of CAELSBAD and FRENCH CHINA
TEA 8ETS ever offered in this city, of 44 and 50
pieces each, low-shaped cups and heavily gilded
and beautiful decorations. We arc sure of suiting
both your taste and pocket if you are in need of
anything in this line,
ml E. J. MILLER, tON & CO.
BBEECH LOADING GUNS, fine quality. Shell
ejecting, Double action and other Pist'Is,
Loading Implements, SheUs, Caps, Primers. Wads
and other goods in same line, will be sold at low
prices, at 88 King, corner of Royal streets. CaU
novl4 J. T. CREIGHTON <z SON.
FOE EXCURSIONS AND PICNICS?Potted
Ham, Tongue, Chicken, Turkey, Duck, Game,
Sardines, Pickles, Chipped Beef, Lobster, Salmon, j
Whole Lamb-3' Tongues. Sauces and a full lino of '
Crackers and Fancy Cakes at
CHOICE ORANGES just received by
myl8 , J. C. MTLBUEN.
j o. mtlbuen,
gb0ceb, TEA DEAL ee
No. 17 North Royal street, near Market space
Orders and consignments solicited; they will re?
ceive careful and prompt attention. apl9
QHAELES KING & SON.
67 CAMERON STREET
?.pl ALEXANDRIA. VIRGINIA.
PHILIP B. HOOE.
No. 2 Princo street.
! GENERAL SHIPPING
AND COMMISSION MERCHANT.
Grain a specialty.
Agent for steamers to Norfolk, connecting with
lino to Roston, Providence and the East. dcclS
W. A. 8MOOT. M.S. Kh.s;i
A. SMOOT & CO.,
COAL SALT. PLASTER,
ap-1 Special attention paid to forwardiug
,7 A. JOHNSON ? CO.,
GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS,
And Dealers in
ALL KINDS OF LIQUORS.
Have on hand GIBSON'S XX. XXX. XXXX,
and PURE OLD RYE. OLD CABINET and
MONOGRAM WHISKIES; also BAKER'S aim
THOMPSON'S PURE RYE WHISKIES, to which
they invito tho attention of tho trade.
Orders from tho country for nioreba'.idisu shall
roccivo prompt attention.
Consignments of Flour, Grain and Country Pro?
duce solicited, for which they guarantee tho high?
est market prices and prompt returns.
Northeast corner of Cameron and Eoyal streets
sopl4_ Alexandria, Va.
GROCERS, GENERAL COMMISSION
WINE AND LIQUOBS.
FLOUR GRAIN AND COUNTRY PRODUCE
PROMPT RETURNS AND LIBERAL AD?
VANCES ON GOODS IN STORE.
AGENCY OF LAFLIN & RANDS SPORTING.
BLASTING AND MINING POWDEB AVi
COTTON AND WATEB-PBOOF FUSE.
N. W. cor. Cameron and Boyal sts.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
COHA'jEZt LEE AND PRINCE STREETS.
S. FERGUSON BEACH, 1 ( CHA3. B. HOOFF
President. \ \ Cashier.
Prompt attention given to all business, includ?
ing collections throughout the United Statoa and
john e. s?oot,
wl?. U. laxbeut,
Capital $100,000, Sarpta $20,000
COLLECTIONS MADE AND PROMPTLY
j&r&LL KINDS OF IK VESTMENT 8EC?BITIB8
Dibectoss?J. B. Smoot, E. L. Daingerfield, l\
Wheat, P. B. Hooo, John Porry. ap4.
Burke & Herbert,
BANKERS and BROKERS
LOCAL STOCKS AND A LL FI EST CLASS
RAILBOAD BONDS AND OTHEB
nty? BUEKE & HEBBEBT.
FANCY GOODS, NOTJONS, &c. "
Amos B. Slaymaker,
MANUFACTUBEB AND DEALEB EN
Laoies'iients' & CliilLlreii;sFnrii'c. Gooils.
DEY GOODS AND NOTIONS.
Wholesale and Botail.
NO. 105 KIN G STREET.
sop25 ALEXANDEIA. VA.
FOUNDERS AND MA CHI NI STS.
W. S. MOORE.
Mm, Iron and Brass Founder
8HIPSMITH AND BLACKSMITH.
(OLD DOMINION WOEKSj
Nos. 59 and 65 Union street, Alexandria. Va.
Will furnish and repair all kinds of Machinory,
Iron and Brass Castings, Wrought and Cast Iron
Fences, Mill Work, Ship and Blacksmithing. Edge
Tools, Mill Picks, Facing Hammers, and all kinds
of Mill Work made and repaired at tho shortest
notice, and at reasonable prices.
Tho highest market price paid for Old Wrought
and Cast Iron, Brass and Copper. jo21
l . S T A Ii I.je R A <?<>.,
Manufacturers and Bottlers of
SODA AND MINERAL WATERS,
GINGER ALE AND SARSAPARLLLA.
Wc have just put in operntion apparatus of tho
newest pattern for tho production and bottling of
carbonated drinks, which wc aro now manufac?
turing of the vory best natality, and which can be
had at any of the saloons or grocery stores in the
city. Wo solicit a trial.
Wo supply onh the trade.
L. STABLEB & co.,
N. W. eor. King and Washington sts.,
HARDWARE, CUTLERY, ?sc, just reocivctfat
83 King, corner of Boyal street and for salo
at a small advance?wholesale.and retail. Rodgers
& Son and other make of Carvers and Forks, a
great variety. Rodgers <x Son, and other makc'of
Table and Breakfast Knives. Genuine Eodgcrs
et Son, Heincsh and other make of Scissors.
Pocket Cutlery in great variety, several hundred
patterns. Table Knives, with Fork's to match, at
low prices. Enterprise, Champion and other
Meat Cutters, all sizes. Browne's Flexible Bob?
ber Weather Strips, the best in use, with a great
variety of other good3 in our line, for salo cheap.
Special attention is asked to a largo job lot of
Fraj's Solid Steel Seaside Scissors and Shears, for
sale at a large deduction from usual prices. Call
and see. at 88 King, corner of Boyal street.
dec? J.T. CBEIGHTON & SON.
MINEEAL WATEBS and GINGER ALE-We
will from this <;a:c supply the family trade
with STABLEB'3 MINERAL WATERS. Leave
vour orders at our store.
? apii geo. McBurney & son.
Ni). -2 FAT MACKEREL for sale by
jyl-1 J. C. MIT BURN.
Principal Br?ess^oises of tie City
Burko <s Herbert, cor. King and Fairfax stree:
Citizens' National Bank, n. w. cor. Prince
First National Bank. e. w. cor. Prince ah,:
streets. , ,
3ooka. Stationary and Printing.
S. F. Dyson, 508 King street.
G. E. French, 95 King street.
Boots and Shoes.
John A. Marshall, 422 King street.
Arlington Brick Machine Co., Canal lock.
China, Glassware, &c.
E. J. Miller, Son & Co , 65 King street.
Clothing and Furnishing Goods.
Jos. Brager, No. 12 King street.
P. B. Hooe, 2 Prince street.
Henry Brenglo, 129 King street.
Dry Goods and Notions.
A. B. Slaymaker, 105 King street.
J. E. Tackett. 109 Kiug street.
Carter, 711 Market Space. Washington.
Drnga and Chemicals.
W. F. Creighton ?Co, N. \V. cor. Kn,t ,..
A. A. Warfield, 152 King street.
S. Lead heater ? Bro., 7 S. Fair/as str<
.H. Lunt. cor. King and Fairfax Mm: .
J. D. H. Lunt. n. o. <nr. King and Washing
L. Stabler & Co., n. w. cor. King and >l i
Warfiold # Hall, cor. Prim e and Fairfax g| r
Grcccra and Liquor Dealer?.
J. C. Mi'.hurn, 17 n. Eoyal street.
Charles Kiug ? Sou, 67 Cameron street.
Harlow & Bro., n. w. cor. Royal and Camci
W. A. Johnson, a. e. cor. Koyal andCami
G. McBurney & Son. 3. w. <?r. King \v
G. Win. Eamsay. cor&ing and St. Asaph ?
Hardware and Cutlery.
J. F. Carl in & Sons, 63 King street.
J. T. Creighton & Son, HS King btrect.
B. F. Peake. cor. King and Pitt streets.
F. A. Rood ii Co., Strand.
H. Wildt, 10 n. Royal street.
Perry, Smoot & Co., No. 25 corner Cameron and
tosiah H. D. Smoot, 21 north Union *t.
AT. S. Moore, 65 Union street.
James R. Catou. Attorney and Counsellor a:
Law, No. 1 south Fairfax street.
Eeal Estate Agents.
The Alexandria Real Estate Investment, Tru^t
and Title Company.
Wood and Coal.
W. A. Smoot i Co , foot of Princess st.
A. H. Agnew, foot of Franklin St.
J. E. Ziiumermas, foot of Queen st.
Opening an<l Closing of the .Unit-.
Northern mails closo at 7:30 and 10:30 a. m.
and 12:30, 0:30 and 7:30 p. m. Open at 8:30
a. m., 12:00 m. and 6:30 p. m.
Southern mails via Richmond. Va., cioscat 5:45
and 10:30 a. m., 4:15 and 9:00 p. m. Open at
8:30 and 11:30 a. m.
Southwestern mails via Charlottcsvillc, Va.,
closo at 8:20 and 11:15 a.m. and 9:00
Open at 8:30 a. m., 12:00 m. and 8:30 p. m.
Manassas Division mails close at 2:30 p. m.
Open at 10:00 a. m.
Alexandria and Round Hill, Va., mails close at
8:45 a. m. and 4:00 p. m. Open at !?:00 a. m and
4:30 p. m.
Closed mails to Falls Church, Vienna, Fairfax
C. H., Herndon, Lccsburg and Purccllville, Va.,
close at 4:00 p. m. and open at 9:00 a. m.
Western mails close at 12:30,4:15 and 7:30
p. m. Open at 8:30 a. m., 12:00 m. and 6:30 p.m.
Washington,D.C., mails cioscat 7:30 and 10:30
a. m., and 12:30, 6:30 and 7:30 p. in. Open
at 8:30 and 10:00 a. m., 12:00 m.. and 3:00 and
0.30 p. m.
Offico Honrs?Open at 8:30 a. m. Close at 5:3< >
p. m. Open at 0:30 p. m. Closo at 7 p. m.
Sunday Hours?Open at 9:00 a. m. Close at
9:30 a. m.
VIRGINIA : In the Clerk's cilice of the Circuit
Court of Alexandria county, on the 27th day
of August, ls-7.
Mary A. Markham, complainant, vs. Emma Hain.'-,
Robert T. Lucas, trustee, S. F. Merrill and the
heirs of Joseph Markham, deceased, who are
parties unknown, defendants. In chancery.
Memo. The object of this suit is to obtain from
the court a construction of the last will and testa?
ment of Joseph Markham, deceased, and a decree
that the complainant have a fee simple estate in
the real estate and an absolute estate in the per?
sonal estato devised by said Josoph Markham; or
if a life estate only should bo decreed to said com?
plainant, then that the complainant's lifo estate
bo commuted and ascertained, ami a sale of said
real and personal estate decreed, and complain?
ant's interest be paid to her out of the proceeds of
Tho defendants, the heirs of tho said Joseph
Markham, deceased, who are parties unknown,
not having entered their appearanco and
given security, according to tho act of A'
scmbly and the rules of this Court, aud it
appearing by affidavit that they are par?
ties unknown it is ordered that the
said defendants appear lu re within one month
after due publication of this order, and
do what is necessary to protect their interest
in this suit; and that a copy of this order he forth?
with inserted in the AloxandriaGazettz, a news?
paper published in the city of Alexandria, once a
week for four successive weeks, and posted at tin
front door of tho Court House of this county.
II. EL YOUNG, Clerk.
Edmund Burke. Solicitor for complainant.
HARDWARE FOR THE SEASON at 88 King,
corner of Royal street, Alexandria, Virginia.
Just received a supply of genuine ENGLISH
WALDRON GRAIN and CRASS SCYTHES
American Grain and Grass Scythes, Bush Scythes,
Snaths, Hay Rakes, Scytho Stones, Rifles
and Manure Forks, which were purchased of tir-i
hands and will be sold, icholesalc and retail, at a
small advance at 88 King, corner of Royal st., by
mylO ? J. T. CREIOHTON & SDN. "
LIVEEPOOL AND LONDON AND GLOBE
Statement U. S. Branch, June 30, 1885.
Liabilities. 3,303,592 17
Surplus. 2,014,970 96
Total losses paid in tho U. S.30,076,759 55
For policies in this excellont company apply to
PHILIP B. HOOE, Agent,
dec!5 No. 2 Prince street.
JJEINEKEN'S VIBGLNIA. WIN Es.
Norton's Seedling Claret.
Boso of Virginia "
Mill Park Sautcrno "
All these Wines are absolutely pure. For sale by
my21 GEO. McBUBNEY & SON.
PILLSBEERY'S BEST MINNESOTA PATENT.
JONES'S HUNGARIAN "
BAKER'S CRYSTAL "
TENNEY S OUB NEW SOUTH
The above are the finest brands of Flour made
ap20 GEO. McBUBNEY.
A NEW LINE OF BBEAKFAST WARE to bo
A. opened to-day of an entirely new and lovely
lattcrn which will bo sure to bo popular and
irhich you can match at any time and purchase
n as small a quantity a3 ycu desire. We would
ie glad to have you examine theso goods beforo
mrchasing, a3 we aro making every effort to
ileae.e and tako great care in offering tho newest
;oods on the market.
mh8_E. J. MILLEB, SON & CO.
DESSICATED COCOANUT, in bulk, for sale by