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SATUEDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 31.
For this district warmer, rain, fr.ah to brisk
southerly winds, shifting to westerly during Sun?
Church Services, &c, To morrow.?
Christ Church.?Services at 11 a. m. and
7:30 p. m. by Rev. H.Suter
<Sf. Paul's Church? Services at 11 a. m.
by Rev. Dr. Norton and communion.
Grace Church.?6:30 a. m., prayer; 10a.
m., missionary service; 11 a. m. sermon
and communion ; 3:30 p. in., Sunday schodi;
?3:30 p. m , iotercession service ; 7:30 p. m.,
t vening prayer and sermon.
St. Mary's Church.?Mass at G and 11 a.
m. and sermons, by Rev. Father O'Kace.
Vespers at 4 p. in.
First Presbyterian Church.?Service at 11
a. tu. by Rev. J. M. Nourse.
Second Presbyterian Church.?Services at
11 a tu. aod 7:30 p. ru. by Rev. Jame3 I.
Baptist Church.?Services at 11 a. ns., and
7.30 p m.
Primitive. Baptist Church.?Service at 11
a. m. by Eider Wni. M. Smoot.
Trinity Meth. Epis. Church.?Services at
0 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. by Rev. R. F. Bishop.
Ssimon on the execution of tho anarchists,
repeated by request, at the evening service
Meth. Epis. Church South.?Services at 11
a m. bv Rev. Jaj. Smith, of Washington,
and 7:30 p. m. by R v. J. M. Nourse.
Meth. Prot. Church.?Services at 11 a. m.
and 7:30 t?. m. by Rev. S. J. Smith.
Free Methodist Church ?Service at 7:30 p.
m. by Rev. J. T. Michael. Subject: "Love
of God's Law Essential to Heaven."
German Lutheran Church.?Service at 7:30
p. m , in Germau jby Rev. \V. V. H. Llieb
kert. of Washinetoo.
Young Men's Christian Association.? Pray?
er meeting at the room* at 4:80 p. m. Alms
House at 2:30 p. m. and j.ul at 2 p. en.
Memorial Meeting ?According to call
a cU zea's meeting wan held at the Opera
11 iuse last nicht to cake .suitable* action rt
spec ing tho d. a h of tbe iuteMayt.r J- i.n I'.
?uj jo:. The mealing, while uot so largely
attended as was expected, wasa representa?
tive one. embracing Alexandria's most
prominent aud ii Quential citizens, as wt?ll
a* many in tbu humbler walks of life Tho
m-etini: was called to order by Mr. J. J.
Jantwsm, who nominated Judge O. 15. S;u
art for chairman, and bo was unanimously
elected as Hueh. Upon the platform were
Messrs. J. T. SwOeuay, J. J. Jamieeon, K.
Kemper, M B Marlow, J. O. Bsck.ham, Juo.
M. Johnson, P. A. Reed, W. H. Lambert
Judge Stuart, on assuming tho chair, said
it was with feelings of prulound regret ttia
lie state 1 the object of tbe meeting to be t he
expression of public nen'itnent in regard to
tbe death of Mayor Smoot, who had bean
stricken down in vigorous, nobie imnhotd.
I? every position of lifr, be (-aid, Mayor
Smo it had proved himself true, died end
faithful. His every act bad at heart '!<*?
welfare of the city of Alexandria, [n al!
nublic moveroeuts he was at tho head
?At tne conclusion of Jurfgo Stuarts re?
marks, on motion of Mr. M. B Harlow a
oommiitee of five, consisting of J-.hn M.
Johnson, M. B. Harlow, Isaac Eichoerj. F,
A. Reed, and W. H. Lambert, was appoint
ed to draft gut table resolutions. The com?
mittee retired and hood afterward- rein; in d,
and through Mr. J. M. Johnson presented
the following resolutions, which wore unan?
imously adopted, viz:
The citizens of Alexandria, feeling deeply "the
loss which has fallen upon us in tho death of ear
late esteemed Mayor, John B. 8mout, desire to
give expte-sion to tho universal sentiment of ie<
?pect and aarrow ia which all classes and tfreeds
unite ander this solemn dispensation of Divine
Ueeolvod, That in the sadden dc.tli of John B.
Smoot our town h*s losta publicgsrvatA faithful,
watchful, tiuo. iirm aud devoted to tbe iuterestof
Our business men hive lost one o-' their nuiubor
who pro.i;cruJ by t'.tir moans, an? against whose
integrity envy itsolf couid uot cast a suspicion or
Oar people, rich and poor, bavedost a friend on
?aIi in hit might lean with p/rfect conn* lence; al?
ways ready to counsel aud eneour.ige. aud g ;uar
ous to help tho needy.
Resolved, That wo w-'d cherish tho memory of
J fin B. J-moot, of b* eminent virtues, of his
(treat modesty, of hi-' patient forbos ranee, of his
warm heart and of b>s hoaorablo earear as a val?
ued portion of tho history of our city, which gave
him birfh, auJ which has beeu witness to hisu-e
fa! lifo. . I
That wo tender his afflicted family tho assur- ;
ai ? of sincere sympathy, trusting they may find J
consolation where he found strength, in the mcr- j
ciful father of all; that we will strive, in our va- '
rioue walks of life, to imitate the bright example
of r.ur departed brother, who in mecknees and j
w thout. stentation sought to fullll every duty to |
(to<l ai.d man.
Kesolved, That a copy of this minuto bo seut to
Mayor Smoot's family and furnished tho Alcrau
urn papers for publication.
Mr. Johnson in offering the resolutions
said that every aim and purpose of John B.
Smoot's lifo was given to the welfare of j
A lexandria. He was ft man who always
bided his friends, rich and poor, whenever he
could. No higher eulogy could be paid j
bim tbau that set forth in the resolu?
Mr. Jacob R)xbnry said that he wished
to place one wreath on the tomb of tho
lamented mayor. Ho spoke feelingly of his
love and aflection for the deceased, and said
be t>elieVfd that he had gone to reap the re?
ward of a weli-*?pent life in a gloriom im?
Mr. it. B. Harlow said he had known
Mayor Smoot !rom childnood, and that for
the last twelve years they bad been c!o?ely
associated. 1 he deceased was Alexandria's
first citizen, foremost in every enterprise.
Mr. F. A. Reed said that although not to
tho manner born he had learned to love and
revere the deceased. His death was to him
a great peisonal lose. Ho was always, bo
said, his trusted friend and counsellor.
Mr William H. Lambert, of the Citi?
zens' National Bank, said that the de?
ceased wss nearer to him perhaps
than tj any other man in the audience.
He was bis foster ' brother aud they
had been raised together from boyhood up.
He was worthy, he said, ia tho fullest sense
of all the piaise that had been bestowed upon
Mr I. C. O'Nea! spoke last and briefly.
Tho deceased, be said, was an honest man,
the noblest work of God, and his memory
would long continue to live.
'lha emarksof tbe-several gr-nt lernen tri 0
spoke were impreasiv? and delivered iu a
feeling manner, aud were expressive of the
spirit which pervaded the assembly.
Sudden Death.?Mr. Henry Breerwood,
of Cambridge, Ml, died suddenly early
this moinuig at the resideuceof tbe late
John B. Sbj ((! ?f !exv. Mr Breer?
wood wasa m., hvi j? |,lW oi .Mr.Smoot, by
Slnfi V;' " ; ? b?eto ??end the
funeral of lh, wh'cb took place OU
f ?wd?ylast. He was in apparently ttood
ih-Jesl*rd*y W0*' the evening et
SdaMKDWOfMr- G B C*r,in- H*%e
the RRmi tf ?Ual fa0,ir hlH l'A*b* occupying
Smoo, TK Wllh h" re!?t!Vr' Mr
called h--0"^ "hralb? latter was
S i, . ?c0Se H,,d ?omm-nced dressing,
TblZ Bfterw^ *o do likewise
"-onis, Air. Smoot approached th?i bed and
bock hte <?>. mpanicn of the night to awa
t.ei Mb, wicn, to his amazement, he dis
covered that he was dead and realized that
h^- id htfen sleeping for 8om3 time with a
con Mr. Breerwood several years since
lived n thi:-. city and was a brother of Robt.
Breerwood, who conducted the dry goods
busine.'o here with the late Geo. Bryan. He
has been motarecently living iu Delaware
where he had a flourishing school. His re?
mains will be sent to Cambridge for inter?
Railroad Meeting.?An adjourned,
meeting of the stockholders of the Virginia j
Midland Railway Company was held in this
city this evening. Mr. J. W. Burke was
called to the chair an 1 Mr. W. H. Marbury
acted as secretary. A committee consisting
of Messrs. W. H. Payne. J. A. Jones and
V7. H. Marbury were appointed toascertain
the numherof sbaresof stock represented and
reported that there were 35,702. On motion
of Gen. VV. H. Payne.Geu.T. M. Logan was
elected president of the company with the
fotowing board of directors, viz : J. S. Bar
boir, C. 0. Holland, C. M. Black ford, W. H.
Payne, J. T. Lovell. J. B. Pace, E. D. Chrin
lian, of Virginia, and Oeo. Parsons, J. C.
, Mab-u. CS. Biice, J. A. Rutherford. Q. F.
I Stone, G. S. Scott, E. Lehman, J. McAnei
ney a;d JjH. Ionian, of New York. No
otherbUHOeSS was tran3.iCted.
PESBONiL.?The Wytheville Enterpriie
j fiayri 'Mr L. D. Harrison is without an equal
as aujaucfioneer in tbis entire Southwest
; Virgiiia, To substantiate tbis, frequent de
! mand? ate made upon him to conduct sales
? of rf-.i nu<) personal property from all sec
ti ,asj' IVr. Harrison is a native of this
city aid (WS many friends bore who will be
, glad p i' h i! I hut he in doing so well.
Mih Minnie Eldtridg?, of Philadelphia,
i \ stiois Mrs. F. A Reed,
j Mr'i'''.vs. Swaun. of Leeehurg, grandson of
I th:- ku< ex-Gov Swan, of Maryland, and
.Mir.-\iiinia Mason, ^rand-daughter of the
late Phoiipson F. Mason.of ' ColrcBB," were
marrpd ?t Wormley's Hotel, Washington,
M. John II. Lipp, of Baltimore, is in the
! city be< attest of City Treasurer Harlow.
j DfAD?Mrs. Emma Louise Ratbbone,
i wiffcl Mr-? Justus H. Ratbbone, the founder
J of t'0 onicr of Knights cf Pythias, died at
hetbomt em upper Piince street this moru
:nt ?fter/a long illness, in the 45th year of
I hf age. Mrj. Ratbboue, with her husband,
j cpe to i Ids city a little over a year ago
aid during he r reeidence here made many
fiends For sometime past she had been a
g-cut sufferer and recently submitted to a
?aiofu operation for cancerous tumor.
j Nkw Year's Holiday.?Although New
Lyears' lay l?ils on Sunday, Monday will be j
[observer] us the holiday though there will
bo no general suspension of busiuees. Tho
bank* end jiubiic offices will be closed, the
postotfire till observe Suuday hours, there
will be no meeting of the Commercial Ex
I change am, after the morning hours, proba?
bly bone olthe stores will clo^e.
Et.fcTioN.oF Officers.?At a meeting of
[Orieaal Lome K. of P. held last uight. the
' folloving cObere were elected : P.C., Dr. 15
Birdail; C. D., El. Crum;>; V. C. J. C. D?
Plltren ; lVnlute, Frank Deaton ; M. of E.,
W. If. Smith ; M. of F., J. VV. Palmer; K.
of It. and 3.; Dr. A. F. Cox ; M.at A., Chas.
E. .-'Uiarf; Trustees, 8. H. Lunt, J. C. De
l*ntr<:, and A. F. Cox. *
F'NKRAr..?The funeral of the late Wm.
H.alcKnight took place from his late red
de/ce, ou south St. Asaph street, this oven
ir-|. The services were conducted by Rev.
.1 . Vance, and Messrs. Geo. Wi3e, J. J.
J&ieson, S. Swain, L McKenzie, J. R
Zmmerroan and J. P. Hcironemous acted
MONETARY AND COMMERCIAL.
i < oDec. 31.? Virginia '>? consolidated
tith coupon 43 ; past-due coupons ?; 10-40.-, 35.
tew 3s fJ'J bid to day.
New YobK, Dec. 31.?The weekly b-euk state
uent shows !ho following changes:
fieserve, decrease, $477,'250
loans, increase, 1,130.500
8| scie, im-rcaso, 806,500
Lt,;al tenders, increase, <r>91 G(X>
I)i;,c sits, increase, 7,163,700
Citcnl&titn, increase. 10,700
The bank) now hold iu excess of the
25 pet cent. rule.. 8,559,150
Alexander" Market. December 31.?Tho
clour markets are without material ohange and
very firm: but few rouud lols are, however, pass?
ing liaviis. Wheat is strong, and thero is a grow?
ing demmd for milling lots, which resdily bring
the recent advance, whilo samples that would
grade No. 2 aro r.lso active and higher; prices
raj-ge from 79 to 90, 33 to quality and condition.
Corn is steady, with light recoipts; salos at 54 per
bushel. Rye and O?ts coutinue very scarce. Pork
is wanted; at ?GaG 25 per cwt. Poultry, Eggs,
Butter ai d other produco are quickly sold at full
Baltimore, Dec. 31.?Cotton steady and dull;
middling 10%. Flour firm, with a lair inquiry.
Vf h. :it?Southern firm; red 92a93 ; amber 93a
,r,5 ; Western Orm ; No '2 winter rod spot and Deo
84 Vi; Jan 83^88^; Feb 90^; May 95^a95%.
Corn?Southern firm : white 54a5G ; yellow 55a
57 : Western mixod spot 5G"4 ; Jan 5G'4a57 ; Feb
57:,tt. Oats firm : Southern and Ponna 34a39;
Western white 38^40^ ; do mixed 36a38. Rye
firm at GG.,70. Provisions steady and quiot.
Coffee st8*dy ; Rio cargoes ordinary to fair 18Vja
19. Whiskey steady at $1 15at 16. Other arti?
New Yor.k, Dec. 31.?Flour quiet and firm.
Wheat opened bettor, but later lost the advance.
Corn ^a^c higher. Pork firm at $15 50alG.
Lird firm at $S 05.
T1TE OFFER 8oecial inducements in GUNS
VV PISTOLS, SilELLS, &c., and other goods in
that lino. Call and see at 88 King, corner of j
aop27_J. T. CBEIGHTON & SON.
^OR THE HOLIDAYS?Rogers's celebrated
. Ivory-handled Tablo Knives, 8ilvor-plated
Spoous aud Forks, Penknives and Ladies' Scissors j
ofthe best quality.
decl?_JAS. F. CARLIN & SON8.
IOW PRICES-Oood Cooking Baisins, 7c; best I
-i Turkish Prunes, 7c; best Currants, 7c; best ]
Citron, tJ5c; Dinner Nuts, mixed, 15c. All new
fresh goods at
doc!3_J. C. MILBURN'S.
rPHE LADIES'FRIENDS-A CARPETSWEEP
1 ER and an ENTERPRISE MEAT COTTER.
Both aro useful all the yearnund and make a
u ii ttal Christmas gift.
decl5_JAS. F. CARLIN & SON8.
rjiHE CHRISTMAS TURKEY will bo enjoyed
X more ir thero is a nice CARVER and FORK
for the host to carve with. Wo have them at all
dcclS_JAS. F. CABLIN & SON8.
J_)ERRY'S HARNESS OIL SOAP.
Three sizes?$1, 50 and 25c sizes; tho finest
articlo in tho world for harness. For salo by
fel>27_W. F. CRE1GHTON & CO.
F YOU CANNOT SEE and cannot find any
. SPECTACLES to suit you, go .to HENRY
WlLOT'S and havo your eyoa tested, and yon
will have no nioro trouble. nov20
SISAL AND .1UTE FODDER YARN just re
ceived at 3'28 King street, for sale wholesale
and retail by
sep!5_J. T. CREIGHTON & SON.
DOUBLE FRONT and BACK finest grade
CAMELS' HAIR SHIRTS at
nov25 AMOS B. SLAYMAKER'S.
San BLAS COCOANUTS just received by
decl? J. C. MLLBUBN.
A large tow of oyster bca:3 went down
the river this morning.
Acting Mayor Strauss has called a special
meeting of the City Council for to-night.
A watch meeting will be held at Trinity
M. E Church lo-oight, bt ginning a! 9:30.
Mr. Jno. C. Nigbtingill, jan'tor of tljc
'Market building is confinsd to his homo by
During tho month the clerk of the Corpo?
ration Court i^ued 14 marriage licenses and
recorded 27 deeds.
There was a false alarm of fire about half- '
past siz o'clock last eight which brought out
the entire department.
The river again froza across last n'ght but1
the channel was opened this morning by the
steamers passing op and down.
A sociable will be held at the rooms of the
Y. M. C. A. on Tuesday night nt zt. An ad
dress will be made by Dr. White.
The canai basin was covered yesterday j
with skaters for the Erst :im ? tl.is winter,
the ice beii.g about two inches thick.
Gov. Lloyd, of Maryland, in bis forthcom- j
iog message, will discuss tho affairs of the
Chesapeake and Ohio canal, and will pre?
sent suggestions for its relief.
The Fanchon Club will give at McBur?
ney^ Hall, on.the 11th inst., the third of
their series of complimentary dances to tht-ir
friends of this cily and Washington.
The Christmas celebration cf the Sunday
school cf the Methodist Protestant Church
took place 'aal eight and was largely at
tended. The cbildreu were made happy by
being bouutifully supplied with good things.
From some unknown cause the fish and
oysteiB in Britain's bay, in tho lower river,
are dying, and persons walking arcurid the
shores can se e l umbers of dead catfish, eels,
fiouuders and millers' thumbs Heating about
The bop giveu at McBurney's ball last I
night waa a most enjoyable afi'jir. It was I
weil attended and the music was delightful. '
The dance was kept up till about 2 o'clock
this morning. There were many Htiangors
In addition to the cbaoges mentioned yes?
terday Mr. W. P. DeSassure, tho assistant j
counsel of the R. & D. R. It. has been suc?
ceeded by Mr. John N Staples, of Washing?
ton. The law departmi nt of the company ?
has been ordered back to Washington from
The police report laut night an being cloudy <
and cold, with ono prisoner and five lodgers at j
tho station h'1111). Tan only CSio hefiro acting
Mayor Straws this morning was ti.at of Wru.
O'Brien. arrosted by officer Jones for being rlrunk
on tbc street. He was ordered to Icavo tho city.
Tho police t-j dsy arrested a deranged colored
woman who was walking on King street inker
b no feet.
The tiiae for killing partridges in this Sfato ex?
pires to day.
Tho interest on the city b >nrla due Jan nary 1st
will bo paid by the City treasurer on and after
Deputy Flour Inspector Hancock during tic
quarter eudu-1 to-day inspected 11,365 baraclsof
rinn r of all grades.
Mr. Presley N. Jeffries, an old and respected cit?
izen of Fauquier county, died ou Wednesday and
was buried yesterday near Marshall. He wss
about BtS avoHra ubl.
Snow commenced falling shortly aftor noon to
day, and soon tho ground was covered.
The First National Bank has declared a semi?
annual dividend of ?'?'?> per cent.
"Lay thy nweet hands in mine, and trust
iu mo," he said, but she only remarked that
sho hr.d neuralgia and must hold her head.
Then ho bought her a hot tie of Salvation
Oil for twenty live cents. Now ho holds her
sweet hands by i ho hour.
For a useful present a nice cloak for
your wife or child would bo very acceptable,
and no one keeps a better stock at more
reasonable prices than cur former towns?
man, ('has. Baum, of 410 Seventh street,
Washington, who has an immense establish
ment an I at present is mi*kintr a great (Its
play of Holiday Goods. Pay hirn a visit.
JZSf" ('onfedebate Vi tekan's ? Tho r* gulsr
mouthly meeting of B. E. Leo Camp, Confederate
Veterans will be held on Monday evening. Janu?
ary 2d. at 7:30 o'clcck, at tho Columbia engine
bona?, [ilect":I 2i] fno.\n Wai.kielii. Adjt.
/ 1ITY TREASURER'.-- office.
\J Boom No. 12, Mark, t Bnildiug,
Alexandria, Va? Dec. 31, 1*87.
On and after TUESDAY. January 2,1383 the
interest duo January 1st, 1858, on the bonds of
the Corporation of Alexandria, will he paid at this
oflko upon the presentation of the coupons.
de<:3l 3t M. B. HARI.t>W. City Tress.
ITURST NATIONAL BANK,
" Alexandria, Va . Dec 31, 1387.
At a meeting of the Board of Directors held this
day a SEMI-ANNUAL DIVIDEND of THREE
AND ONE HALF PER CENT, was declare,), pay?
able January 2d, 1888.
dec313t CHARLE8 B. HOOFF, Cashier.
j^ANNON'3 OPERA HOUSE FOR RENT.
The building on the corner of King anl Tilt
streets, known as Lauuou's Opera House will be
for rent on and after January 7. 1338. Scaled
bids will bo recesved up to that dato.
dec3l td Miss MARY E. BROWN.
Boar Lithia Water
For s.ilo by
J. D. If. LUNT.
Twenty-fivo cents per gillon.
0*11 for pamphlets. dcc31
On aud after Monday, January 2J, the 0 a. -m.
FERRY BOAT from "Alexandria and the 0:30 a.
m. boat from Washington will bo discontinued.
dectlO 2t C. W. RIDLEY, Manager.
NOTICE?All persons arc warned to KEEP
OFF MY ICE POND, near the Stono bridge,
till I have cut my winter's supply of ice, after
which the gates will bo thrown open tothopublic.
Trespassers will be dealt with according to law.
dec30 2t M. SCH?LER.
KENTUCKY WHISKEY, thrco years old,
$2 AO per ga!l?n ; tho best value we havo
jc? ._McBurney & son.
SPLIT PEAS AND BARLEY.
mhn p-?o. McBurney & son.
ALARGE ASSORTMENT OF TOYS, Mechan?
ical Engines, Iron Trains, <5tc, new ou exhi?
bition and for sa'rrat
dccl2 AMO= B SLAYMAEER'S.
ENAMELED KETTLES of all sizes, Apple and
Peach Parcrs, Enterprise and other Meat Cut?
ters for tale cheap at 328 King, comer of R. yal sr..
ser8 _J. T. CBKIGHTON & SON.
EW~CALIFORNIA LOUBLE CROWN RAIS?
INS (fancy clusters}; also Valentin Oil'atalk
Cooking do. just received at
ICE SKATES are very cheap this year, and we
have a nice line. Thoy make a Christmas gilt
that always delights the boys and girls.
dec!5 ? JAS. F. CA RUN & SONS.
SQUARE, OCTAGON and FLAT CAST STEEL
will be sold at 88 King street, corner of Boy
al at a greatly reduced price Quality warrant?
ed. foct281 J. T. (IREIOHTON & SON.
CHOPPING AXES and AXE HANDLES, on
hand and for sale at a small advance at 32S
King, corner of Royal, by
dec2 J T. CBEIOHTON & SON.
MIXED PICKLE and CHOW CHOW for sale
by the gallon or pint by
oct4 ?_J. C. MILBURN.
POTATO CHIPS, in half-pound boxes, received
aov2 J. C. MILBUBN
OTJCE TO STOCK HOLDERS.
. The annual meeting of the stockholders of the
WASHINGTON AND ALEXANDRIA TURN?
PIKE COMPANY is called for MONDAY, Janua
: ry 2,1889, at 12 o'clock m , at the office of Fr*u
j cfs L. Smith, No. 123 south Koyal street, Alfxan
dria Va. Electioa for five Directors and a Clerk
and Treasurer same day und place
i dccl219,2>> ALBER'i rtEWSON, Clerk.
! \JJASHINGTON AND LOUDO?N TELE
i 77 GRAPH COMPANY.
I The annual meeting of stockholder* for the
i diction of oiEcers will be held at the W., O. & W.
K. R. depot in Alexandria. Va.. at 10:30 a. m. on
WEDNESDAY, January 4th, 18S8.
dr c21 2w CHARLES E. KIM BALL, Pre t._
11HE WASHINGTON GRANITE QUA ERY
The annual meeting of stockholders for the
c'ection of officers will be held at the W., 0. A W.
r. R. depot in Alexandria, at 11 a.m. on WED?
NESDAY, Jaonary 4,1S88.
dec21 2w CHARLES E. K1MBALL, Prcst.
By R. T. Lucas, Auctioneer.
TRUSTEES SALE OF VALUABLE REAL '
By virtue of a deed of ttust from Henry Grube |
and Annie A. Grubo. his wife, dated May 4th,
18SG, recorded In deed book No. 17, page 118,
and by order of the Bonrd of Directors of the
Mt. Vernon Co-operativo Building Association
No. 2, of Alexandria, Va, the undersigned will
sell at public auction, in front of the Royal street
entranco to the market building, at 1*2 o'clock,
noon, on SATURDAY, Jauuiry 7th, 1833, the
following propo:ty, to wit:
ALL THAT TENEMENT AND LOT OF
GROUND on tho west side of Patrick street, be?
tween King and Camemu st roots, in tho city of
Alexandria, Va , fronting twenty feet, six inches ?
on Patrick streit, and extending west with fame
width as the front ouo bandre I and twuuiytliree
feet five inches.
'1 truii of Sale.?Cash.
HUBERT SNOW DEN, )
CA. YOHE. [ Trustees.
S, B. STOUTENB?EGH.J
C1ITY TREASURER'S OFFICE,
> Room No. 2 Market Building,
Alexandria, Va.. Dec. 19, 1837.
DELINQUENT STATE TAX-PAVERS TAKE
At the January term of tho Corporation Court,
at the fr. nt door of tho Corporation Court House,
on Fairfax street, I will OFFER AT PUBLIC
SALE ALL THE REAL ESTATE belonging to
delinquent tax payors for tho year 18S4, a de?
scription of which can be seen at my office, No.
2 Marktt Building, or at tho Clerk's ollice of tho
Corporation Court. M. B. HARLOW,
dct'20 tf City Treasurer.
l i veryst?Ibles.
Livery, Sale & Exchange Stables.
Eosrding and Hiring. Horsts taken at Livery
by the Day, Week or Month. Ail kinds of vehi?
cles f?r hire at re;is .-nable r.ites. Pers mal atten?
tion given to hII customers and sit'sfaction gu.ir
Parties, and Wedding? served. Safe, Prompt
Driving Teams for Family use.
Telephone call No. 4.
dcc23 PATTERSON & llKOTIJER.
Livery, Sale and Mm Stallte.
HOUSES, CIRRI A OES. BUGGIES AND OTHER
VEHICLES FOR HIRE.
HORSES BOABDJlD BY THE DAY, WEEK OR
MONTH AT LOWEST RATES.
Telephone call SO. 74.
dcc22 FRANK TAYLOR, Managor.
I have opened at
NO. 414 KING STREET
(Between Pitt and Royal)
A MUSIC STORE, where YOU will FIND a
COMPLETE STOCK OF
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS AND NOV?
AND SHEET MUSIC AND BOOKS.
Mus e tciiclicis should 'eave tluir rards at my
Store, SO they c mi have tho he n fit of the usual
discount to the i refessiou.
I am a'so ag( nt l\>r the celebrated
which I will sell nt leafouab'e prices.
Call snd ee my stock.
Caialoyuo mailed to any addiess.
8. A. MAMLY,
de.<-23 2m No. 414 King st.. Alexandria, Va.
.^HABLES 3. taylor, Jr ,
GRAIN, FLOUR AND FEED,
cottonseed meal, hominy chop,
cracked corn and
CUT HAY SPEClAl/II?S.
No. 113 King street,
Prompt attention given to all orders.
_ Tclephnno No. 85. P. 0. box '203. dec29
Pianos and Organs Tnoetl and. Repaired.
Orders Ufr at 512 Cameron street, south side
between Pitt and St. Atapb, will receivo prompt
dec20 Ira Prof E. C. holmes.
for sale by
W. A. JOHNSON & CO.,
dccl7 1 w Corner Cameron and Royal Eta.
qom MISSIONER'S NOTICE.
I will bo in my storo, 324 Kirrg ttrect, daring
tho month of Decembei to meet those wishing any
information connected with their State or city as?
sessments. OtKca hours: 2 to 5 o'clock p. m.
nov28 Commirsioncr of the Revenue.
All persons doing business for which a license
is required, and who have not paid, aro requested
to call at the Mayor's Office from to 12 to 2 o'clock
oach day from now to December 31st, and settle.
deco-td_JNO. B. SMOOT, Mayor.
CITIZENS' NATIONAL BANK,
Alexandria, Va., December 29,1887.
The Board of Directors have this day declared a
SEMI-ANNUAL DIVIDEND OF THREE AND
ONE HALF PEE CENT., payable on and after
dec29 td_WM. H. LAMBERT, Cashier.
S0r REWARD will bo paid for the arrest and
conviction of the parties who stole a DOOR
MAT from the steps of my house on tho night of
the 23th instant.
dec29 Duke and Fairfax st.
One carload of
CHOICE NEW YOBK APPLES
iust received and for sale by
I dec!91w N. LIND3EY & CO.
j."eTt?CkeTT. e. c. MARSHALL.
THE MM HOLIDAYS
Will soon be upon us, when we can again indulge in the time-honored
custom of giving presents to those we love and esteem, and the people
being wise in their generation more than ever, combine the useful with
the beautiful in their selections.
There is not the slightest necessity for you to puzzle your brains about
what will be an appropriate present for this one and that one : but come
see our stock and have the question settled at once.
We can show you an elegant assortment of
HAWD BAGS ?&MD POCKET BOOKS,
in all shapes, colors and sizes and at all prices, from oc to $3 snd $4.
Then there are the
md those that are not hand-painted.
The White and Colored Silk and Cashmere
ire certainly nice for gentlemen, and our stock of them is larger and
Detter selected than ever before.
Umbrellas, with and and without Cold and
n Silk, Gloria', Alpaca and Gingham, for both ladies and gentlemen,
md as for
SBLK ARID LISTEN HANDKERCHIEFS
;ve have enough for all, and some ol them are exquisitely beautiful.
"A thing of beauty is a joy forever," and our
TIDIES ?ft?D TABLE COVERS
ire things of beauty. The Table Covers are of Felt, Raw Silk, Chenille
TOWELS as handhome as ours when given to those keeping houses
make the heart glad, and COMFORTS not only produce pleasure, but
five also what their name implies. We have an immense quantity of
hem ?t prices from 7-5c to $11
?TTOIVIA^S, RUGS and BflATS
n abundance. We have before called your attention to the very low
->rices of ttcae goods, and we have been rewarded by large sales, and
he same is true of
What is more acceptable to either a lady or gentleman than a NICE
PAIR OF GLOVES? and wo have all kinds. We would need a great
leal more space than we have to mention half of the useful and beauti
ul articles suitable for presents that we have in stock.
J. E. TACKETT,
431 and 433 King street.
_ FANCY GROCERIES.
Frencli & American Ganfly
FOE SALT: LOW BY
Go WM. RAsVSSAY.
BLACK BASKET CLUSTER.
FLAT QUARTERS do.,
FLAT QUARTERS do.,
0 NSAR A LAYERS,
FINE NAPLES WALNUTS.
PALM NUTS AND FILBERTS,
Faif Flo* .taps
JUST RECEIVED BY
C. VjfjW. RAMSAY.
C. WM. RAMSAY.
ATIRE'S mince meat
English Plum Pudding
F02 SALE BY
Days of holly and mistletoe;
shorter for shopping and longer for
reading the holiday news. Let us
carry your thoughts along with
brief suggestions that you will wel?
come through this stock that fills
the truest sentiment and measure
of Christmas cheer?things to give
for use and wise giving:
Silk and Satin-lined Overcoats
(as luxurious as clothing can be
made) and plainer ones.
Storm Coats and Ulsters to resist
the winter shower,
Dress aud Business Suits.
Neckwear, all the most fashion?
able shapes and shades, elegant
quality and made for us.
Gentlemen's Silk Mullicrs
<; " Handkerchiefs.
'.' Linen "
Men's and Boy's Underwear.
" Dress Shirts.
" Flannel Shirts.
" Colored Shirts.
Boys' Reefing Jackets.
" School and Dress Suits,
Kilt Suits, shirt waists.
Sa'.iu Embroidered Suspenders.
Crown Collars and Cuffs.
Monarch Shirta for men and boys.
Silk Umbrellas, with attractive
Men's and Roys' Rubber Coats.
Best'kind of Gloves, fur trimmed
Real Buck Gloves.
Also Perrin's celebrated make of
Acme Pants Stretchers.
909 Pennsylvania Avenue,
WASHINGTON, D. C.