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4 fkuiia rule of Uuuj U.v/iVi oujkt k be biuim ki.il/,
• 4.1 .s ».< lu i/«, .irtst 'nil. dWlMTji eu’t.^tu or. Mu'
!•; »‘ jktUit*u .1 r«. k.,4U- ■ /•*'■ ><* .ulrcrtMooionta.
mV *t ueut«ri.a4 to return rtfa lmt ,. ■umuntoabone
I «>l Uum) Iu Eirrliuni,
It Km been pretiv conclusively shown by the evidence
taken tie lore it,-1 Congressional Committee ou Public Ex
penditures, that in the Fall of I'iH, large niuis, obtained
Iroui the prolil of the public printing, were use,!, with
the implied consent of our virtuous President, James
H Kbaii in, for the purpose of controlling the l'ongression
al elections iu New York and Pennsylvania. This money
was used to aid iu securing the election of the President's
•pecial frieuiLs—to corrupt the people with their own
money. Al the time this was going on, the President al
fee ted to be righteously iudiguant at the use of money
to influence elections. Ou the g-td of November, 1
he wrote a letter lo the l>u.piesne Ceutcnuial Committee,
from which we make the following extract:
"1 shall asume the privilege of advancing years in ref
ereucw to another growiug and dangerous evil. In the
last age,although <>ur tatlicrs. like ourselves, were divided
into political parties, w hich otieu had severe conflicts
with each other, yet we never beard until within a recent
period of the employment of money to carry elections.—
Should tiiU practice increase uulil ail voters and tkeir
representatives iu the "state and National Lcgislaturv
ahall become infected, the fountain of tree government
will then be poisoned at its source, and we must end, as
.wt ipv nrtiiM in « 4 11.iti.
Republic, all agree, cannot long survive, unless sustained
by public virtue. When th: - is corrupted and the people
become venal, there is a cancer at the root o!' the tree o!
Liberty, which must cause it to wither and die.”
This letter was quoted by the enemies of republican
institutions in Europe as proof that the people of tin
United States were bt-coaitig venal and corrupt, and that
the experiment of - l:-government was a failure. Wli •
a’ th it time drcin.ed that M •. Buchanan himself u
aecte'.ly employing money to carry the elections of his
friend:, a practice which he seemed to deplore with vv |
allected regret, and that he himself was implicated in a
etlort to poison the "fountain ot free government at it
source-” Alt?’ for human virtue when the head of a
great nation wh.es homilies on the lapse of public virtue,
ami practices the corruption he condemns.
It gives us no pleasure to dwell on the fact that the
p -opie of the United States bare selected a Pecksuiif to
occupy tin- Presidential chair, hut the truth ought not to
be disguised. The money of the people has beeu used
to aid in corrupting the pe >p!e’s representatives, and th>
testimony of the President's special aud confidential
friends shows that thous-iuis of dollars were used tor thi
purpose, with the Piesident’s implied consent, at the ve
rt time that he was shedding crocodile teats over the
fact that the fountain of free government was being pois
oned at its source. Let Mr. Buchanan exculpate himself,i:
he can, from the damning evidence of his ow n friends.—
Uu.il he does this, the jiejple can wtdl dispense with hi
homilies on the subje ct of political virtue.
Atleutiou Vofuul-irw!
- There is a movem-nt on foot, in this city, to bring
about a general encampment of the volunteers of Vtrgi
n.i, to be held torn t rue d trirg the ensuing summer 01
autumu, near Richmond, a< the most accessible point in
the State. According to the term’ of the proposition, a
it has been unfolded t> us. there are to beotfered appro
priate prizes, to be award -d by a competent board ol
oili or- to the best driiie 1 companies, for example stand
of colours to the infantry — pr ■ ■ Xo. t, Xo. 2, Xo. ", Ac
—and a silver bugle, or the like, to be contended for by
the cavalry. The pia: may be so enlarged as to let in
troops from any of the Southern States who may choose
I > contend for tl e pr -e->.
Xo publie t m I* haie '• ■< n provi led to ihfrny the'cha; •
ge- incident to such a movement . it will be necessary,
in sous- qneuce, for each trcop to defray its own expeti
im, and that |W‘ expensei any not bo made iui.uode
rate, there will be »p,> iu;ed a committee of arrange
ments to attend to the procurem *ut of supplies at nas
osable price’. Il wili, ill couscq ;e ice, be n e’- irv for
ea h captain to notify the committee in advance, if li••
means to be pie cut on the '<v ■ •. on, whethci 10 enter
into the contest or not.
The games of :ui:i.taily running, leaping, casting the
bar, or feats of horsemanship may Ik- n animated—the
Olympic games; or such as w.-re practised here at a pe
riod not very remote.
W . n n ■ || he ' .:■<>!
Virginia adorn enUten and e -. i : ■ i > h i
may there not U* a «,»ueen, or everal tiuevus of Love aud
B -ante, to crown the victorious ch impious—thus (•!« ml
in; the games of the tireeks with the martial exercises of
« ti'n' Thus t - «■ . ;■ . v. • ■ conic th.- '.''.-a'
tes-.ival of the Soilih, o: it lea-t of Virg i, ami the
mean* of training for the light, and infusing warlike ar
dour into the martial youth of our Commonwealth —
VulunU-ersof Virgi ia, what -ay you * Daughters and
beauteous maidens of Virginia, what say you' With
your l.idiea the plan, now but an airy tin o
rv. beeomes a glorious reality. Of course, soldiers and
ui ode ns, tbe whole atfdr eon -hides with a grand military
d -play an 1 * majtn fie nt > a'
lt < > in Pw l>li« alien*.
O * Kixu or Kot a Acres, and the Money ur Made by
It. Uubhshed by Saxton, Bi -< r A Co , New fork.—
f or -ale in Richmond by Woo.Aou-e V t'o.
This is an entertaining little hook, which has had a run
through twelve editions in lam Ion. Two sister-in mod
• ■ate circnaMtan.es, with a large fan il» of children, de
ter mine to remove t'rOtn the city to the country. They
t ike a Farm of Four Acres, in spite of the prediethic* ul
friends that titey will find it "dreadfully dull' and "dread
ful v expensive.” Their experiences during the first six
mouths are detailed'nttno:o:: It r. i tn. :.fully, convey
ing many valuable bint* for domestic management, in a
readable story. How they made $7 * 5*>onbu'ter and
milk, ?7 '7 on the pig. » » >'>7 on the chickens, $1 > on
the pigeons, and ^ '-'ou the kitchen garden, and lo-t
|2 26 on the rabbits, is minutely natrated, leaving them,
alter deducting rent and expenses, *115 t'J for the half
yevrs'pront. The story is one of fact, not ti -tioa. The
American edition has a preface by the F.litor of the Hor
ti ulturali.it,
T i* PaTiv>r”«i axt> Pnv-r< tax'- A't>. By E M. Hunt, A
M . M. I*.,author ot "Physician'sOout:-sIs,” Ac. Pub
lished bv Saxton, Baiket A Co.. New York. For sale
in Richmond', y Woocbou-e -V Co.
A collection of instruction* how to preserve health,
w'vat to do in sudden attack* or until thr nmi«,
and how best to profit by his direction- when given.—
Taustood, extrci-e, v*nt: at.o i, clothing, accidents, poi
ho k, preparaoons tor the .-iek Ac., A ., are separately
and intelligibly treated of. The inloru-v on it contains,
j niicious)v used, may do much good. We do not, how
«.er. idvise anv to rely oa if, we. the -ervice* of a pliy si
c in can be obtained.
Tu* HtsToar or FaascK. By Parke Godwin. Vol. l —
i.luciewt Caul) Publi-hed by Harper A Bro*., New
tork. For sale in Kichmoud by A. Mortis.
Mr Godwin says t! at *he l.elegtu to read hi-'Wi .
he was surprised as well as disappointed in not being able
to find in our Kt g'i-h literature a good general history
o' France.” It is somewhat singular that there should
be no such history, and it is to supply the want acknoal
e Iged by all that Mr. Godwin ha- undertaken the pref
eat work. He ha* devoted year- to the preparation of
the work, and he has produced a History that will do him
credit and* will be regarded a- most trustwo-thy.— '
Much is the conclusion justified by the present volume. ,
Hi* plan L* to give a narrat ve of all the prim-’ pd
events in French hi-tory, from t ie earliest recorded
times l<> the outbreak of the great Revolution of 17't*;
to treat like sub|ect by |ieri*'d*, so that each volume will
he complete in itself. The p.iiods he proposes to des
cnlie ate Aneieut Gaul, terminating with the era of
Charlemagne Feudal France, closing with St. Louis;
France during the national, civil and religion* war*;
F rance under the great Ministries; the reign of Louis
Fourteenth, and the Eighteenth Century.
His styie is terse and forcible, and some of his descrip
tions are e\ceed»uglv wr\ dona. The work is one which
well deserves to met' with a large circulation. Tue pub
lisher* have issued it in good style.
Woolxu axn \1 itlivi ix th* Wltl»*ax*»-A ‘luty of
ktnlmrky, bv Chas. D Kirk, (Se Lie Kay ) Publi-hed
bv Uwrby A Jackson, New Uirk. For sale in K elt
moud by Geo. L. Uidgood.
This book pre-eut* ilitnura’-ions of domestic life among
the early settler* of Kentucky, in a sene* of graphic
•vetch «. iw!#-wO wo With a 'Simple tliieid of launly
|l wueftce.” Tril l rid romance are agreeably blended^
-
and th* reader a ili he in teem ted by a p**d«rtbe»o* I
if he can appreciate reminiscence* of the trial* and tribu
>: i 'in . m ountcied by the pioneers of the W est.
Tnr C»\Ti'X' A Family Picture. Ily Sir Kdward Bulwer
I.vttoii. Bart. Library edition. Published by Harp**?
.k Bros. No* dork, for sale in Richmond by A.
Morri..
This is the first number of a new and improved editim
of the novel* of Bulwer (we prefer to call him by the
name we are accustomed to) which the Messrs. Harper
are about to is-tie. It is well printed, on good paper,
with fait tvp«. “The Caxtoo’s," we need hardly say, is
one of the tiest of Bulwer's novels.
Siobivs nr Rainbow axi> Li t ky, bv Jacob Al>t>oU. X.'*
York llsrjier.Brothers, Publishers. For sale by A.
Morris.
We have already bad “Handle,” “Rainbow’s Journey
and this before us is “The Three Pines.”
These stones are connected, and very interesting.—
Trough there Is a sameness in all of Mr. Abbott's t>ool.s
tor children, it i- a sameness that never tiri'9. We to
sooner finish one, than, like poor Oliver Twist, (though
not starving like him, but feasting) we a-*k for more, lie
should lie a happy uiau that imparls so much of happi
uess to others.
A Ni m Hropti. t.
d’oiing Joe Smith, -'on of the late Mormon prophet,bus
eoui'lii'J. I to tike the place of hi. father in the Mormon
I’huri h. A conI'ervnee wav held at Amboy,IU-,a tew weeks
nice and « new organization was started. The preach
ers on the occasion denounced the apostaev of the Church
in I tab, and the betvsie, ptoniulgaicd bv Brigham doling
and hi' -atelliies. Polygamy was especially adverted lo
as the great evil, uud as presenting evidence of the fall
■ g away of the Saints. Joe offered himself to the Con
ference, as the prophet of the new orgaui/itiou on the
*.lli iii't., and was accepted; after w hich the Church w as
liven over into his hands. Twelve apostles were ap
|H>i:ited and ord.cucd to be members ol the Council ol
the Church. Whether the new organization ol the let
ter Bay S.lints will take measures to depose Brigham
d >;:• g and i.is “false prophets” and falleu 'aints," lime
will determine.
Aits!unis'" Lecture.
The lecture of Mo/.is Addums” on Friday evening last
was a complete anil triumphant success. lie was com
plimented bv the largest and most select audience whiili
we Lave ever seen assembled in this city on any similar
occasion, -ave only whea Kverett delivered his lecture
on Washington. The Mechanics’ Im-titute Hall was fill
ed to its utmost capacity, there being present not less
than eight hundred or a thousand persons, all of whom
»pp ai ed gratified and delighted with “Xozis’ ” "apology
for Jool*."
S'.ouil ‘ dlori'" reoeat his lecture in Petersbure.
Lynchburg, and other cities, the citizens ot those places
may anticipate a rich treat.
Ottering a |>ru> -r and Propoaiug a Treat In the
artute Brealli.
Tin? Kn.julrtr, ot'Saturday,contains an article, which is
piit. a .... ing. I. offers up a most feeling prayer in bo
ixlf of the Charleston Convention and its individual
members, in thes- words.
‘•This w-’l be the most important political convention
which ha- ever been convened in our country. Upon its
let. rti : itious may rest the perpetuation or dissolution
>! this In ion, and in view of the awful responsibilities
which r.-.-: upon them, we do solemnly invoke the bics
ing; of God upon their deliberations—we pray Him to
give unto the del. gat. s true wisdom, and beseech Him
•o guide their counsels and so order their actions that
dl they may do shall redound to the honor and glorv of
Hi.- name, the perpetuation of this blessed Union and the
■est weal of our common country.
Now tor its proposal to tr it, which is in these words:
“If it, i the nomination,1 fall on our choice, we shall
cel inch' ei. iu the dood ot otir joy, to staud treat for
"all the wot Id tnd the rc-t of mankind.”
Now this looks a little sacrilegious in our neighiior—
offerii. : up a devout | rarer and proposing a general
"treat." in the same breath.
I'lu- .Hmwi. hu. tli Del gallon l» 4 hwrfcwton.
T..e D -t»n .1' -. unit lie* gives the following side
wip. it th- Charie-ron delegation from that State, going
down to the Sou h -ru Seas in a spec ial steamar:
Who vouches fur the soundness of tliu cargo? Docs
the Cu b Cl. -king / llis own orthodoxy has been
i up -ac:. J upon the iloor ol Congress since the present
-a an commenced. Does Collector Whitney ? He ca-t
.he “one vote" which elected Charles Sumner to the U
■v S ti :ie in ls-1. Dots the Kev. Mr. Lovejoy' We
- iw tuc other dav an ancient and yellowish copv of the
Lib r. -,r, upou which his name appeared as traveling ]
or local ug ut of t.iut *' unsound and incendiary sheet."
Do-s the ll-ii. Isaac Pavi? He hxs frequently beeu
ccted to otlice by the Free-Soilers ot Worcester. Docs
t:i llou l!. F. llallctt? It is scarcely teu years since
.0 decltred himself “tor freedom and free—oil all over
God's hetit ikres Col. Urcvue ? He tirsl suggested
t ecodi i -n which resulted in Sumner’s electiou. Does
Mr. F:o !i : _ m He w.is a member ot the Mas-srchu
.-tts House of Kepresentatiyes by special grace of the
Free soilc: - of Uli.ule-.onn. Devs Mr. Geo. 15. I.oring'■
iis paint t, i "i . h the most ultra doctrines ol the
i*m: Jhi.ish s, .u-i «>t Abolitionists were promulgated,
m \ -t be foi.n 1 wi' cut -.arching tbe libraries of the
am. plan.*!-. Doe-(teu. B. F. Butler' He has been iu
os. eoi.iitiuniou with the Free-Soilers for the lu-t teu
tear has openly justified Sumner s electiou bv the De
> r i - • f 1 '-'.I. ad -uhstuntially withdrew himself fiom
the t’oncr. -sional . rnva - ot IS' •_ so that Gen. Wil on
rig! i • cluis. u io the lower House over Mr. Wentworth,
a scheme that catue vei \ near succeeding.
Tire lluHglu* (lame.
The W.x-htr ’on N. -< Demo.niicl exposes the game
• t tint |s>'-pi-l ti iun and .leu: :.;t> le, the “Little Giant”
very comolly, no doubt, in the following paragraph:
If there remains anybody here w intine any td' the
good tilings ttie next a in-ini-nation will have to give
• it, we advise lh--iu to call on Senatoi Douglas, or some
q . id now located in the W i-h
• g li- :*!■-, and pick an 1 chon.-c to his heart's conieut.
liny . 1-. one and all gel positive promises of any and
evei'vlbiug good Hid lat, they may lanev to bespeak.
Fiom the Vict-lYesid. ticv or Cabinet places, down to
ines-1-1 get-nips in the Departments here, any is pi rant of
.vhatevei decree 11-ay have thus promised whatever lie
most fancies to appropiiate to hiiuseil i’. advance. The
only condition exacted Is attendance at Charleston and
cea-- - -s I. ggiug w bile there, for tire ilffruiaatiou ot Doilg
>xs. At h ast twenty—the mention of who-.- mini, s in
any such connection would excite a smile u|>on every
America" coutifenn.ee—have doubtless been thus prom- t
- • r treogth oi Douglas tor the ,
1‘resideirial nomination; and a> many more the vote ol ,
.is paitizitis in the convention for the Vice-Presideucv. ,
i ,11x are at this tuotuei t positively sine that they have ,
..-al.'d bo1 1- for Cibinet places, and a hundred have as
good lU'h-jiiiy for Foreign Mi -ions; a thousand at least
have Bureau-. M -rsbaiships, Collectorships, Ac., alteady
ri.uost -u»gly buttoned up in their breeches pockets, \c.
,v -. To great a length and so openly Ls this game j
i-t now carried on, according to popular belief here, as 1
Uthi « tround us not willing to swallow Mr. Douglas’s ,
. ,cc it holds out, a:o splitting their sides with laughter ,
a’ it—Ui. wi: g well I hat ere the cud of m\t week the ,
bubl.\ will l.urst at Charleston, ruining politically and ,
tiuanciall v the -p dilators in polities w ho surround Doug- |
las and exp»-ud tluir wind and money iu pLying lor him ,
h • game of br ig, and forever disinclining the promised (
..orde I'. 1 ever ig.iin putting l-ith iu the promises and ,
iloul.itiuti of place seekers like themselves.
t illlt r Y-M\lli CONUKKSS—Flrwt Keaalou.
\V asUINutos, April go.
The Senate is not iu session.
HOUSE OK REPRESENTATIVES.
Thole was a slim attendance of members at the hour !
! r tic in eting of the House.
Mr. Crawford -aid he was satisfied that no quorum ]
world be present, and therefore he moved an adjouru
ii* it till Tue-ilay. He was determined that.the House
ihouM transact no business without a quorum, if there '
was power to enforce the rules.
Mr. Houston said as the House yesterday refused to
t ’jot r.t untilt he hit April, he was in favor ol remai iug
icio aud doing something. They could aet on such bills i
i- w« ic r- port d iu accordance with the estimate, aud
ibout which then* wax t:o controversy. 1
I hi mo ou of Mr.Carter.it was ordered that a com
Tr:’r of conference be appointed, in accordance with
he t .i ies: of the Senate, on the disagreeing amendments
corporation of Washington to 1
make a loan lor a new Centre market house. 1
The House proceeded to the consideration of private <
- . 1 pi- ■ d lliat from the Senate giving a pension of
• . . to the widows respectively,of 1
. mt. M i nub. Smith and Riley. The vote was—yea* '
in, nays 33. 1
Mr. Campbell, from the committee on elections, made 1
i report, concluding with a resolution, that Experience I
- -tatuook ts ii t, i d that Samuel fl Italy »», eutilled to ’
. -eat in the lion-e as a Delegate from the Territory of 1
Nebraska. 1
On motion ot Mr. Burlingame, it was resolved that the 1
omu t tec on foreign a Hairs be instructed to inquire into
he e\ ■ v of raising the niixaion to Sardinia to one <
... I
The House adjourned till Monday. *
Vika tut K irL—Ota Tuesday last, E\-fJovernor ,
(eMu len, of Washington county, caiue near being killed, ,
u cons, .j.ieuce of the mail train ou the Va. A Tenn. Rail- t
oad coming in eolh-iou with i horse which he was ridii g, t
aid which was ki I' d instantly. It seems that near c
larioi, in Smyth* county, flov. McMullen had crossed t
he ra lro.nl irat k ou horseback,about one hundred yards
head ot the train, which was ruuning at the rate of tweu
v miles an hour, but the horse becoming frightened, ^
>a* ungovernable aud managed to gel on the track just
s the tnuu came up. The coosequence was that the (
ow-ealcher 'truck the horse, instautly killing him, but, ^
nth great presence of niiud, Lor. McMullen, at the time J
t the accident, jumped from the horse's back, on to the >
ow-ealcher, where, securing a hold, he maintained « po- ^
ition until the traiu a as stoppied aud he was rescued from (
is perilous position. The escape of the (loveruor from t
u'tant death is eertaiuly most remarkable, and is sttrib
'fed <ol. lv to his gn at caliuucss in the moment of dan- u
:«'r . all who witue sed the accident testifying that be
> s* a- coinpo.-ed aud unmoved as if au actor iu the most
n vial occimetK'w—Z van A&tarp /.‘ijniifiriiA ^
Ut.HKIMaS. >0 nt.it So. i Cat llerrla**. Itodm* f«,r *
•**•*> ApS* BACON A DAShAAVIU-h, *
SPEECH OF WYNDHAM ROBERTSON, ESQ.
ElOMOP, Feb. 28, I860.
r„ Wthmiiv Robertson. Esq , House of Delegates:
Dear Sir : Believing that your late able and inlet eat
mg speech ou the James River and Kanawha improve
inent should be generally read, the undersigned respect
fully request that you »ill furnish a copy for public#
lion.
Very respectfully, your fellow-citizens,
Goodin A Apilkson,
R. H. Mai ry A Co.,
BoLltNtl W. Ha\ALL,
Kpmonp, Davknport A Co.,
Warwick A Barkspalk,
W. H. Uaxall,
Uaxall, Crknshaw A Co.,
B. B. SOMKRVILLK,
H. E. C. Baskkrvill,
Kknt, Paink A Co.,
C. W. Pcrcku. A Co.,
1Iknuy C. Cahui.l.
Richmond, April 14, 18Cil.
Gentlemen—I avail myself of my earliest leisure, afte
the adjournment of the Legislature, to comply with you
complimentary call on me, contained in your note o! th
jstli Keb’v, to furnish a copy ot my remarks,made in th
House of Delegates, ou the James River and Kanawh
bill, for publication.
The speech was unwritten, and m v notes of it hav
been mi-laid; so that I eauuol hope to have relraect
with absolute accuracy, what I said ou that occasion
but, I am sure, notwithstanding, what 1 scud is the mil
stance, and, generally, au accurate trausciipt of th
speech as delivered.
Di gging you to accept my thauks for the honor don
me,
i am, gentlemen,
Very respectfully,
1 our ft lend and ob’t sv’t,
WYNDHAM ROBERTSON.
To Messrs. Goppin A Appursox, R. 11. Mai iiy, an
others.
Mr. Roliertson said: Though laboring under serioi
iudis(K>sition, so as scarcely to he able to make hiinse
heard, nothing should prevent his at least making the a
tempt to say something on the important bill under coi
sideration. The apathy and seeming iudillcreuce of th
House towards it.he w as at a loss to ueeount for. It coul
hardly be that they did not appreciate its iroportauce.
lt was rather, perhaps, that shrinking ofteu oceasioue
by the very magnitude and difficulty of great question
with which we feel we are bouud to grapple. Whatevc
the cause, or whatever the solution, the necessity of ac
ing on this subject could not be evaded. The exigenc
was pressing, and must be met. The House had recen
lv p issed uuder review the long line of our internal in
provements, of every grade, from the largest to the leiu
considerable. It had dealt with almost all ol them, h
thought, in a spirit ol w ise and judicious liberality. 1
had in the main given them the succor they uceded, an
in proportion to their wants. It had opened up, alst
new aveuues of trade and intercourse, for districts <
country now almost shut out from them. It had, in h
opinion, deserved well of the country, and entitled Use
to public gratitude. But the greatest work of all—th
James River and Kanawha Canal—was still behind.
That was still to be provided for. It was that wliic
. . ..... .1_.1_......... ... v„. „..l..r„ii..
be red by posterity, by the blessings it would confer on tii
country. It was that which yet remained to crown the
labors. coronat ojtut.” Without that, their wor
was still incomplete. Without it, be was fully convince
that hardly a work they had projected or aided,but woul
utterly fail of realizing the rich returns ex|iectcdof i
and which it is capable of yielding. Many ol them woul
be a mere burden on the treasury, and had better uevt
been undertaken. This work is the great sustaii
iug tunuel of almost all of them. lie would ventue t
state it us his opinion, however extravagant it may L
viewed by some, that it wa> not only the most imperial
of them all, but more important than all ot them coinbit
ed. Let not gentlemen be startled. lie repeated that, i
his opiniou, a greater amount of public interests were it
volvt d in the support or the decay and abandonment (
this work, than iu that of all they bad so far provided fo
He challenged the fullest scrutiny an i analysis of the opii
ion. He asked them to come close up to the grounds t
it aud judge if it were well lounded.
L'-t us suppose the work abandoned or gone to ruin
what are the inevitable losses which would follow? I
has cost already upwards of ten millions of dollars, whicl
ot course would bo a totnl loss to the Shite. Underrate
and misunderstood, as it continually is iu that respect,
hazard little iu say iug that its benefits, in the wav of rt
duced tolls and faros, represent a sum nut less thau tL
annual interest of ten millions more.
Looking to its length of 250 miles, I have no doubt
is an under-estimate to say that it adds ten dollars pc
acre to a million of acres of land, making another to
millions to go down with it. You would hardly estimat
the injury to this city, Lynchburg ami Petersburg, an
the smaller towns along the course of it, at less thau at
other sum of ten millions of dollars, liut look in unothi
direction. It.'abandonment would depress, if not dc.‘
troy, all hope of foreign commerce. It would a! one
Jwraf your York Kiver Railroad from a Slate to hard!
more than a county improvement, it would almost des
i-.-uv the value of your South-Side connections—of you
Uiv inna and North River improvements. It would h
felt throughout its whole length most injuriously, bv you
great Virginia and Teiiucssi e Railroad, and the great in
crei'ing trade aud productions of East Tennessee, fo
which mainly it was built, aud even now with the advan
tage of the canal vibrating in the balance, whether P
a iopt it or the Western outlets to market, would—tba
advantage relinquished—be lost irrecoverably, both t<
it and to the State. Most of all would it be disastrous t<
ti e Covington and Ohio Railroad—which, instead of th
fruitful source of benUil to the State it i< o fondly hop.-,
to prove, would then become but a huge monument o
legislative folly—a curse, and a burden upon your Trea
<ury forever. Look upou these inevitable results, as
•one* iie, ot the decay of the James River and Kuiiuwh
i anal, ami say it I have exaggerated the importance o
uistaining it.
These are certain and direct consequences of abandon
•r tins guut work. Who 'bull pi.-tend to estimate tin
v due of that rich freight of litqitd for blessings aud ben
-tit- to the Common wealth in the future wherewith it i
lid-.n; to secure which it was projected, and for which i
inis bet it still sustained and urged, Itoaever sluggishly
inward for a space ol five and twenty year* ! What i
ibe character of it v and what is iu object ? it is di
gued to be a continuous line of water communicatioi
in abut at one end ot. the waters of the Ohio, which i
:be gate ot the Western woild, ami on the other on tin
wat> rs ot the Jaiucs, w hich is the gate of the Hasten
so Id. Ii is to be cut through the mountains that inter
let -• aud be the conduit ot their vast and diverse pro
ins lions. < In the one 'ide are the vast plains and uiouu
.litis of the Wc't, rich in nil the raw product'of tin
i.-Ids, the forests, and the mines; and on the other tin
ue it hive of manufacturing industry ol the East, teem
ug with CVety variety ol fabric made by the bands o
nun—both waiting but for the removal of the harrier
.ha now scprr.ite them to rush into exchange, and mutu
illy niccct, and fund'll the supply and demand that hot!
ire prepared and eager to interchange. I>et these harrier*
>e but removed, und » but it picture of prosperity would
Virginia present! Levying just tribute on the vast
(reams of wealth that would then pour through fu-i
elude length, from one extremity to the other of her ter
i’Otv, wl.at would then be the spectacle she would
‘xbihit? Her fields teeming with every variety of agif
uillural product; her valleys everywhere vocal with the
-hecrful hum of manufacturing industry ; her popululiot
lor.tiled ; the wharves of her cities become the great ex
•! angcofa world; cities that should then recall aud riva
he ancient glories of Sydon and ol Tyre ; her commerce
vbitei ing every sea; her moral development keeping pact
with her material; Virginia would then attain to the hu
e-rid grandeur aud opulence and power for which Hod
Hid Nature seemed to have designed her. Is this a
* liool hoy's fancy ? Is it a mere sketch of the imagine
ion or a practical deduction of the reason ? If it be n
Ircuin, it was one at leas* of men who vindicated, in tbeii
lay, a title to practical sagacity that none living will veu
nr-- to rail in question. It was the dieamol Washing
on, of Madison, of Marshall, who, each in the different,
tnd in many respects dissimilar, careers it was allotted
heui to mu, showed themselves, beyond all their com
K-ers, fitted and able to grapple with the realities of life.
1VI10 is there, here or elsewhere, that shall deride as visi
tuarv or impracticable auv project that received then
avor and sanction ?
Hut, >ir, if »e let this groat work fail, what would be
he spectacle Virginia would then present? Her town*
til dwarfed and unimportant; her fields tilled by a scat
• red nuil unprosi>erous population; her people still leav
ing beie for more inviting fields of industry ; she fall*
rack, -till receding, lower aud low er in the scale of States
—a thing, it may be. of scorn or pity, without powei tc
i ike herself cither feared or respected—subject, it might
>e, to aggression or insult which she could neither pun
sh nor resent.
What is the condition of this great work that now
•alls on you for aid ? It is ou the verge, it is in the vo
•y jaws of bankruptcy. It cannot pay its officers, its
lontractors or its worktneu. Its absolute necessities hat *
seen met by the private credit of its President aud Di
ve tors, and by the forbearance, in some instances, emi
lettly patriotic, of the contractors themselves. Tilt
n il is not conliucd to this. Some of its principal works,
ts lams, tw o especially, one near Lynchburg, and atioth
•r a short distance above this city, on which depend the
rust products ol the valley of James River for liit mean*
>f getting to market, are in momentary danger of giving
nay. And the snow may be even now falling on your
uountaius, which, melted by the coming spring, may
uriish tint swolen Hood that shall sweep them from their
emulation. And this great and eminent catastrophe,
rhicb, if it should happen, would speedily occasion to
he State losses tenfold the amount necessary to avert
hem, it depends, now, on you, and you alone, to pre
et.t.
Hut you will say, it has been said, “Shall we be called
m to aid a company that has so mismanaged its affairs as
o ead to this state of things ? that has tbits shown it
ch'incompetent and unlit to be trusted? Sir, 1 deny
bat the condition ol its affairs Is the result of misraan
gement, or proof of iucompeteucy. Xot t'iat I, or any
isn can, suppose that so great a work could be carried
n lor more than twenty years, absolutely without nib
akes—but tliat any have occurred capable at all of ac
0 lilting lor, or of producing, the -fate of things that
ow exists, 1 am satisfied cannot be shown.
During this whole period it has lieen in charge of
liree, ouly, of your most respected citi/cns, John 0. Cu
rll, John Y. Mason and Thomas II. Elds, men distiu*
nished for the intelligence, fidelity and zeal with which
lev devoted thpmselves to the interests of the work
ommi'ted to them. They not ouly gave to it all
; eir time and energies—but, it deserves to be meulioued,
ud to be remembered, what 1 doubt if can be said of
iv work of its magnitude in this or any other country,
tat they disbursed, through a period ol more than tweu
r years, millions of money with a caution and integrity
1 remarktiblo, that a dishonest or improper expenditure,
r application of the company’s funds, has never been
liarged. or even been suspected! The honor of the
late autt'ered no staiu iu ilieir keeping, and no blush of
lame need crimson our cheeks as we revie* in this r*
)rct, at least, their administration of the affairs ol the
jtupany.
f Tbs fhult which ha* reduced the Company to 'It* de
plorable condition, waa not the Company’s—uor of the
manage nent of it. The fault was here in this Hall ol the
Legislature itself. Tho policy ou which the Company
rested its hopes of success has not been pursued. Why
. has it not been ? It was a policy devised mainly, I bc
. lieve, bf Mr. Cabell, with the great abilities of Chapman
.lohnsoi to aid him—was embodied in the charter grant
ed by the Legislature, who thus gave it their sanction,
and had the concurrence and active co-operation, also,of
Mr. Mirsball, whose declining days were gilded by the
hopes this measure inspired, that ^his long cherished
dream of future glorv and power for Virginia, by means
of it, was at length to be realized. This policy was to
carry on tho work upon au adequate basis of subscribed
capital. to*be enlarged from time to time as might be
uecesst.ry. Accordingly the charter provided for a capi
tal oi !P'i,000,000, with a provision to enlarge it to any
amount necessary for the completion of the work. No
one evjr dreamed of completing a work of fifteen or
twenty millions ou a basis of five. The Company never
departed from its original policy. Its first application to
the Legislature, after exhausting the original live millions,
r was for an enlargement of the capital stock, and that po
r licy, I believe, in all its applications, was invariably urged
e u|>ou your adoption. It was the Legislature itself that
e overruled that policy, aud substituted that miserable
a Iroin-hatid-to-raouth |>olicy ol boi rowing, front year to
year, what was necessary to keep the work alive, on
L> which the Company has ever since been barely .subsist
ing, and which has filially, as was to have been expected,
resulted iu its present exhausted and helpless condition,
i- What great work was ever yet undertaken by individuals
c or c<ir|Kiralious, and successfully prosecuted on merely
borrowed capital ? It was not, then, the management
c of the Company—it was not Ute policy of the Company
that hia broken down this great w ork, hut it was the pol
icy of the Legislature itself, adopted against the wishes
aud prjtest ol the Company, hut to which it has no al
ternative hut to submit.
It comes agaiu before you, in its extremity, asking
J succor. I do uot think, iu view of the exigencies in
which it is placed, you will deny it. The question is in
what te rm shall it be given ? Tho Company still ask a
s recurrence to the origiual policy, an increase of capital
I stock, and a loan oi as much money as is needed (MM,
. oi to) to pay oil' mainly its Uoatiug debt. Hut two other
plaus a "c suggested. Due plau is to sell out Uie Com pa
e ny on the mortgages y ou hold, and, of course, buy iu
J yourselves the property. It would, indeed, be a smart
- speculation. You might make a handsome plumb by it.
J But let us look iuto this. Who are this Company *—
s They Hre but your own citizens. Not only so; hut 1 uu
r dertake to say, that never yet was known a subscription
to any great public w ork, where the inducement to it for
y profit, ai an investment, bore so small a proportion to the
- paitioiic spirit which prompted it. Doubtless the former
- consideration entered, more or leas, iuto the views of the
t subscribers to its stock; but looking back,as I can,to those
e w ho asst inblcd in this Hail to set ou foot this gi eat under
t taking, I hazard nothing iu saying that the moving impulse
J that animated their action, was more the love ol country
i, than the love of gam. Even your corporations caught
1 the patriotic contagion aud blended it with financial
s views. You granted v liberal charter, you invited, nay,
f in the cate of the Bank of Virginia, almost coerced sub
e scriptions; you break down by your own course of poli
- cy the value of the property of your own citizens, then
ft •<»•]] ir nnil Itnv it in tnr <• untiir! Whv it 5a it run.
i- uibalistu—and of the most unnatural kind—for you feast
e on your children. It is as a sow that feeds on her own
r farrow. But the picture is too disgusting. Aud I turn
iv from it in the confidence that it can never find favor at
d the hands of this House.
J Anotbe' plan contemplates a change of the company’s
organization, so as to make it purely a State work. 1
d deprecate the change, and hope the Legislature will not
r sanction i . This State Las ex er kept itself freer, than
i- any know i to me, from the corrupting intiuenccs of mo
o uey. The ugh loug in the hands of those whose political
0 course 1 have always opposed and deprecated, 1 am yet
t proud tha". the honor of the Slate, in this regard, re
i- mains cssiiitiallv untarnished. Keep it so. These great
u State corporations are almo-t everywhere hut the meaus
i- aud sources of party corruption, used by the party in
if power to taaintuiu its ascendency. Let us have no such
-. feud, let is run no such risk. In the main, the mixed
• system of State ami in iividual management, 1ms proven
if best, aud, I hope, will be adhered to.
I profess no particular familiarity with financial
- schemes, i.nd do no propose to examine, in detail, that
t before the House, especially after the full aud able ex
1, position o’it by tbe gentlemen who have preceded me—
J Mes-rs. Dt vis, of Lynchburg, and Anderson, of Bote
1 tourt. It is tbe same substantially that has been recoin
- mended by the company to the aduption of the Legi.-ia
e tore, for several years successively. It is enough lor
me that it has the sanction of the enlightened gentlemen
t who have iharge of the work, after full examination, aud
r with full knowledge of the subject, ami who have noth
ii ing but the interest of the woik to detenniue their cou
i- elusions. The plan proposed seems to me wise and judi
1 cious, and worthy of our adoption, uud I appe .1 to the
House, in view of the exigencies of the company and
the vast in ore.-ts hazz irded by inaction, not to suffer it
to fail by i.o re bliud or factious opposition. 1’uder the
circums'anors, I think oppo-ition to it ought not to be
counter ced, or tolerated, unless tho-e who oppose it
shall press- u a better.
THREE DaYS LATER FROM EUROPE—ARRIVAL
OF THK AMERICA AT HALIFAX—ARREST OF
UKENAN.
Ni'v York, April 21st.
Tin- steamship America, which arrived at Halifax, this
morning, brings advices from London and Liverpool of
tin- “tb of April, and via Queenstown of the Nth.
Of a commercial character there is nothing later than
that brought by the North Amciicau, as, in consequence
ol Hood Friday, all the circulars were pubiishid on Thurs
day afternoon, and their contents telegraphed to Queens
town, to inte-cept the steamer. There was no business
done on Saturd tv. Consols closed on Thursday evening
I ut 1*4 :i-S a l»-l .VS for money, and tM 1-2 a 8-1 5-8 for ac
count.
I Heenan ta* arrested neat Derby early on the morn
ing of Hood Friday, and was kept in custody until tin
day the Ameiica sailed, when he would be brought be
fore tin- magiitrato.
It was supposed that the fight would Ik- indefinitely
postponed.
It w is reported that the Ur<-at F.istern would be ready
In sail with the squadron which accompanies the 1‘iincC
j of Wales to Canada early in June.
It was stated that the inhabitants of Savoy and Nice
would vote in u lew duxs by universal suffrage on the
question of annexation.
The R. M. steamship, .V ia, from New York, arrived at
I .iverpuol ou I t.e Hih.
The Steamship Hainmonia, was to leave Southampton
on tin-•■tli for New Volk, in pine ol the Itorusei,
which bad broken her main si,alt.
The Paris Bourse had advanced.
1*0X1 VIKKi'lAt. INTEI.I.IUEME.
I.iv Mti-oot., Apr,I 7, I hi'.ii,—Tin* Brokers' aud other
Liverpool Cirrul.tis weie published on the aftenionn ol
the 5th, and their contents telegraphed to Queenstown
in si astiu lor -.lie North American. The markets wen
all closed on Hood Friday, and also to-day. There is
consequently nothing later. The following is what ad
ditional information we can gather as to the Liverpool
aud London niirki-ts previous to Friday.
I.ivk i-ool Provision Market.— Richardson, Spence
A Co. report Pork steady with a large business in old at
5ta57s. ltd. Reef Steady. Bacon steady, laird dull
and nominal. Tallow declined Gd.als. Butchers’ 5Gs.
Gd.a57s.
Lonmin Ma ikkts.—Baring's Circular, publi.-hed outlie
evening of the 5th, reports the money market slightly
easi.-r. Const Is for money '.'I t! 8 a '.'1 5-8, and for ac
count H4 1-2 a 84 5 8.
Breadstuff- dull but steady. Iron steady at £5 10s. a
£5 15s. for both rails and bars. Sugar dull and easier,
but quotation* unchanged. Rice firm and all qualities
slightly higher. Tea quiet at Is. 4 1-Id a Is. 5d. Spirits
Turpentine firn uud t-lightlv advanced; sales at "Gs.—
Collee hrm. Oils, sales unimportant. Tallow quiet at
Mtis on the spot.
INTERESTING FROM WASHINGTON.
Was iiMiTOv, April 21.—The Constitution says - “If
any member of tin; Cabinet has sought, or taken steps to
change the line of action of tlic President in auy impor
tant matter ol state policy, without the advice, knowl
edge or eouse it of the President, he lias been guilty of
an act of inljilclity and bad faith which should invoke bis
severest ceuscre.
“Indeed suc h conduct would he dishonorable and just
ly incur a forfeiture of his confidence. In this view we
think we have the right to demand of Mr. Walker the
naming of the individual implicated.
"In the absence of a reply we shall maintain that he is
wholly mistaken or is wholly unable to substantiate the
grounds of his belief.”
Tlii# article c xcites much comment from its semi-official
character, audits it involves the question of the unity cf
the cabinet,
MARUIEO,
In Ba'tlmore, on Tuesday evening last, the 17th Inet, at the reil
ideoce of the bri je's father, by the Kev. Mr, Elder, UtlllEItT It.
DAVIS, Esq., of this el'y, Ij MISS CI-AltA R. second daughter cf
Mr. Pranels floorer, of the former place.
Bkanpkkth'm Pills vs. 8 ahsapa killa.—One twenty-five cent box
of Brandrelh’s Pills is warranted to contain 'more pure Sarsapa
rilla than any Lottie of dollar Sarsaparilla. All wbo are using
Sarsaparilla, tel them substitute Brandrelh’s Pills, and take one
each night. The effect will be found superior to the bottled arti
cle. A box of flic Lira Amotion Pills arc warranted equal to two
dollar j'lilies of Sarsaparilla. Try one of the I’llls, whose main ac
tive Ingredient Is alkaloid of Sarsaparilla. Take one pill every
third day, you who are now using Sarsaparilla or any other tonic
remedies. Drop all these for thirty days and use these pills In the
place thereof fop that time. The cost will be fifty cents, and taelr
worth a tliousai d dollars. Principal office, 291 Canal street. New
York. Sold by respectable dealers In medicines. ap9— ImdAw
WHY
does Crlstadoro’.i ExceWor Dye present stronger claims to public
confidence than any other ltalr Dye In existence?
UECA18E
it Is the only on; that has ever been analysed and publicly ap
proved by the highest Chemical authority.
ALSO,
for the reason that no other Dye has ever been subjected to chemi
cal ai a lysis at ulL
wmrovEK,
besides being 'ree from every poisonous ingredient. It confers a
finer black or brown, and In a shorter space of time then any
other dye In the world. Sold everywhere, and applied by all Hair
Dresser#. CkisTAIxiKii, No. C Astor House, New York.
ap.h—dAwlm _
YAM A B LE F A IS 11 OF 1,000 A< KKSONTHK
MATAPOH RIVER, ADJOINING FRAZIER'S FERRY FOR
SALE.—We are suthoilied by Messrs Jno. Jaghy and Wm M.
Gary, to sell the above valuaole FARM, containing about 1,000 (
acres of high IsauI and a large booy of marsh. It ha# on It two
dwel. ng house i, three good barus, uegro houses, stablrs, Ac , In
good repair. The I Mill has recently been extensively limed and
might be very well divided so as to make two farms Persons dis
posed to pur htse are requested to view the premises,and then call -
on uh. the litallhl ess ol the place Is proverbial. The terms of
payment will lem.de accommodating Apply to
GODDIN A APPERSON.
ap"8—2awlin Kl.hmond, Va.
SV N1MIIBS.—"nap. Cso.lle*, Blacking, Starch, Ground
Co# Brooms, Lij-kets, Pepper, Spice, Singer, Nutinig*. Fig
Blue, loiigo, Cigars, Tobacco, Twloe, Wrapping Paper, Mustard,
Maulits, Clot Sea Tins, Ac., Ac., for sale br
apXH-dlw WM WALLACE FGN8.
We have been abown a document signed by the May
ors in office of the cities of the United States and Canada,
certifying to the superior excellence of Dr Ayei’s com
pound Extract of Sarsaparilla and to the value of all bis
remedies as articles of great public utility. Such evi
dence fiom such high sources hears us out triumphantly
in the position we have long maintained with regard to
Dr. Ayer’s preparations, or more particularly our adver
tisements of them. No publishers need be more oppos
ed tbau we arc to the promulgation of quackery of any
shape, but we knew when we began that bis remedies
were above any suspicion of deception—that they were
about the best it is possible to produce for the cure of
disease, and that they have the confidence of all commu
nities where they arc known. Not alone because the
Mayors of the whole country believe them useful to their
people, but because we know from experience that they
are so to otirs, do we believe we are rendering a sub
stantial service to our readers in making their virtues
known to them.—Courier, Princeton, A’v.
TIIK OXVGENATKD H9TTEIIS.
Pyepe/nia, Indlyettian, Heart Bum, Water Broth, Sour
Stomach, Jaundice, Flatulency, General Pebility, ke., find a
lead; relief aud speedy cure In this great remedy.
THE OXYGENATED III ITERS
Are believed by many who have been cured of the above rom
plaiulx to lie the only medicine which the materia medial afford*
for their Infalliuhle cur*. It I* not an alcoholic preparation, which,
while giving a momentary ttlmulu*, reduce*thesystem I,.the aame
ratio; but one distinct and different from any medical preparation
ever compounded, and which will, In moat case*, extract the dis
ease by the root* and restore the patient to prlillne health. In
proof of which, testimony of the very highest and unexceptional
character Is presented.
■tellable T< alimony.
We call the attention of the reader to the following letter from
Pre»ldent Smith, of Wesleyan University :
Mii.oi.slows, Conn., Feb. 23,1389.
Messrs. Sktii W Eowms A On.,—
tirntleuitn— I Ural made use of the Oxtgkxatkd Itirraa.-) anme
seven or eight years since. IIaving null, red for twenty years from
Dyspepsia, which was attended with a nervous headache, on an
average of not less than one .lay In a week, I was Induced hy the
unpretending recommendation of Dr. Green “to try one hottle and
If u > heuelK was received to discontinue the u»e.”
The us-of one bottle warrants? I a further trial, to the extent of
some three or four, with a can-lid observance of the accompany
ing directions The result was an almost entire relief from the
usual dyspeptic symptoms and their depressing, painful ronse
«iuenees. I believe these Hitters ptoduced au entire change In the
habits of my intern and upon the ac ive energie* of the digestive
organ*. I now deem mvaelf as rxempt from Dyspepsia as moat
persons. These Hitter* have also been of service to other member*
of my family. Very respectfully your,
AUGUSTUS W. SMITH.
Prepared by SETH W. FOWI.E A 00., Boston, and for
sale, at wholesale and retail, hy ADIK A GRAY, PURCELL,LADD
A 00., W. PETERSON, J. P. DAVAL, Richmond, and by all drug
gist* and tlealers lu m.dlclne* In city and country.
mh:!0—dcAwlm
ripr—Rt. Known, April 21.
Kkjr TO PEACHY It. (Alt ATTAIN,
ES'l l i e undersigned, anxious to secure for the adiuinlstration of
the Important functions of the new Judgeship for this city, tht servi
ces of one who would discharge them wisely faithfully, and prompt
ly, known none to whom they might look more confidently for such
a discharge of them than youraolf. long wpnesses of your labo
rious habit*—of your tempt rate life—ol your incompatible Integ
rity—of your pjblic spirit—of your eminent prnftsslonal learning
and ability—of your profound recognition of the sac-redness of the
laws—or your stern devotion to duty—or your benevolence or
character which would temper justice with mercy, but always
within the limits of law; and in acknowledgement, too, of ycu:
long faithful and valuable services In our City Council; we, your
neighbo s. friends, and follow cilix ns earnestly desire that you
should fill the office In question, and cordially ask to be allowed
to use your name a candidate for the Judge of the Hustings
Court of this city
Wyndham Robertson, Samuel T. Pulliam,
Kent, Paine A Co., th is. II. llabliston,
Fleming Griffin, HughW. Fry.
J. Randolph Tucker, F. W. HahlUt n,
Joseph Alleu, N. B. Binford,
Arthur A. Motion, Wm. P. Hmi.h,
Kudos, Sutton k Co., H. !> Cronin,
F J. Barnes. J. W. Ribard,
Win. A Macfarland, R. O. Carl,
Wm. (Ire*n. P. W. Barksdale,
Andrew Johns’on, B. Garnett,
Wm. W. Gwalhiney, A Pirtini,
J. Pannll, J. MillhUer k Bro.,
The*. W. Brockenbrough, Jno. T. Sublrtt,
J Maury Garland, Geo. W. Hublett,
II A. Claiborne, J Poller W ren,
John W. Branslonl, Henry Karr,
Burton k Greenlmw, Geo W'. It oyster,
W. 0. Taylor, Wm. A. Phillips,
J. G. Cabell, Ro. T. Johnston,
Jno L Kabank, Thus U Whiting,
Alex. Duval, Page T. Hutton,
P J. Wright, Wm. W Jones, Jr.,
John L. Tate, A «!. Porter,
C. W. Pu cell, J. J. Anderson,
P. T. Sutton, Wm. H Spencer,
Nestor II Forbes, Win A. Robinson,
Purcell, Ladd a Co , Thos. T. Giles,
Geo. N. Gwathmey, Thos. 11 Kids,
Geo. W. RaLdolph, Jas. APred Jones,
Ju K Lee, W . 8.4 11 Donnan. a
W. II Haxall, Geo. A. NolUng,
M M. Young, JohnJ MInter,
W Goddin, A. W Mort tr,
J as. M. Tiylor, N. Devereux,
Thos R Price, Jas. B. Flcklen,
Geo. J Suurner, Henry C. Cabe.l,
K Miller, J. B. Watklns.
Wm II Christian, J II. Binrord,
Jno. L Bacon, A J. Watkins,
Geo. H. Palmer, A. J. Singleton,
II. K. C. Haskervilie, Ja*. II. Gardner,
Wm. P. Strother, Geo. L Hldgood,
A Anton!, lferj. Rates,
Wnr A. Jenkins, J L App»rson,
Ham’l J. Harr son, John II Montague,
Sam*l B. Sodth, O. F bresee,
J«»*. H. Pleasants, P 1> McKinney,
B C Wherry, W. J. h words,
L Nunnally, Thos II. Roberts,
Jas. II. M armurdo, J G. Chenery,
J. r C Potts, Wm K Taylor,
J M Murray, James 1). Ur'wn,
Richard II. Htrother, R II Meade,
R C Macnmrdo, Wm. W. Ilarvle,
J. Adair Pleasant, W T. Carrington,
Wm, T. Aden, Thos. M. Aifriend,
B. W. flax ill, (fhas Gurnet,
P. J. Archer. Jno A Robinson,
J. Adams 8 i ith, Henry Kxall,
Thos J. Evans, If. Ilanewinkle,
Hancock Lee, V. B. Hart,
Ro. A. Payne, Janie* Woodhouse,
Edw .nl Hmton, II. Kldridge,
T. R. Raker, Thus K. Niinmo,
Geo W Jones, Hain’l M Drinker,
MihsH -Men, Ed. H Hmitli,
Ham’l P. Mitchell, A. Peasants,
Win II. Fry, Geo. VV. Gilliam,
Powh it an Roberts, R. H Powers,
L. Loftier, |>. J. But.
Beni'u H. Gray, Hnrith, Hho«les A C-» ,
Alfred Gwathmey; Joseph Aden,
F. P. Gabes, Wm II Blnkad.r,
James A. Hcott, Jno. II Claiborne,
A. N Walker. ' John W llaR,
Walter P. Marris, Wm M. Caldwell,
D T. VVillia'os, John Tie tupsoii,
Jas. Pleasaatt, D hi. Robertson,
F. VV Rn.blcy, Theo J Robertson,
Jatm * B Ihipuy, Henry J. Callsher,
John K WMre, O A Htreoker,
John G Powell, Win. Taylor,
I*. It. Hub lett, E II Bentl'7,
Henry C. VV at kins, Lewis Webb,
Ham’l C Don >ari, A Morris,
K H Dihbreil, W. L Biker,
T It. Grufidy, F. Warren,
It. D. Barn ‘s, N F Mb« ppard,
Thos. T. Johnson, J. II. Bechtel,
J. II Anthony, W N Kulford,
Cha*. McGruder, J Carlton, '
M Wm. DeVotj, p Cary Nicholas,
W B Smith, If ugh Itlalr,
Pottr, Farley A Co .1 A Kckles,
Jas. tJ. Hunt, Isaac Hycels,
Henry Jam.s, Henry Adler,
Win H. Triplett, D A. Brown,
flamT II Gordon, D S VVnoidilJge,
W. U. Powers, H. V Landrum.
Harvey, Arm stead A Char II Wynne, l
William*, llernan R. Ballwin,
B. II Hmitli, K. M Porter,
J. C. Joplin, P. P. Winston,

To Messr* Wyndham Robertson, Kent, Paine A Co , Fleming Grif
fin J i« Tucker, Jos All n, Artlmr A Morton, and others :
<irntl*tncu — 1 have received yours of this day, requesting m<*
to perm t my name t.» he presented to the voters of the • ily, to Dll
the office of Judge of the Hustings Court of the city of Richmond.
The importance of that office to ths people of Richmond, and the
responsibility which will bear upon the mail who fills it, eannot fie
too highly appreciated either by the public or himself. And whilst
I cannot decline the honour or the trust, R the people of Richmond (
feh ill be pleased to confer them upon me, 1 cannot but be conscious
that your estimate of ary fitness for the place murt find its sane- I
llo i rather in your kindness than in my capacity All I can say ,
Is, that If elected to the office, I sh ill tndcavor to answer your ex- |
rrectatbi.o a* t-> n,\ fidelity to the trust committed to me.
Me assured thru I shall ever retain a grateful sense of the kind
and rompluncntary terms In which you express yourselves to
ward me.
With respect, yours, PEtcHVR graTTAN. ,
CT AN FIXTCRM. " . tod the largest and
T most elegant assortment of (las Chandelier*. Penants, Ifrack
ets, I’ rtablrt.ae , which we are determined to tell lower than any
other house In the city. Call and examine them
ap.'i STEBIilN'SA PULLKN, No 101 Broad St. -
^ 1 ju| enter upon the Spring Season with
• * 1 UtM/'llr , the largest, most varied and elegant
so. k of F1*R SPRING CLOTHING, for retail tales, we have ever |
shown, nr to he faur.d in the South. The assortment embraces
the choices styles of European and American good*, all of which
have b<eugotten up hy ourselves in that peculiarly tasty and
durable manner, for which our Clothing has to long been celebra
ted.
We shall continue to offer every l-ducenient to purchasers
and hope to merit and receive even an lucreii'e of the very large
patronage bestowed tipou us fur more than twenty vears past.
ty New styles introduced constantly and all the novelties of
the season may ha found at the old stand, 1'Main Street
KEEN, BALDWIN k WILLIAMS. I
\T1KGINIA : In the Circuit Ccuit of the City of Richmond '
Januar, sth, 1-AL
Philip M. Thompson adminl.tra'cr de bonis non of Garland 1
Thompson deceased, Pialntlff. 1
against,
Jona’han I'. Harris and Marv Ann Ids wife, Rosalie Mitchell, Au- '
guitine Mitch 11 IWelllngV ■ G dilln a d admin'strater de b mis 1
non, with the will annexed of William D. Wren deceased, Joseph 1
Mayo administrator de bonis non of Thomas II. Mitchell de- ‘
ceased, Defendsnts ‘
This cause. In whlsh the defendants Jonathan D Harris and 1
Mary Ann his wl e, Rosalie Mitchell and Augustine Mitchell have *
been proceeded against in the mode prescribed hy law as to ab- *
Sent defendants, came en this day to be heard on the bill taken *
for confessed as to Wellington Goddln administrator de bonis non 1
wi h the will annexed of William D. Wren deceased, and Joseph '
Mayo de bonis non of Thomas H. Mitchell deceased, and at ex dhit 1
filed, and was argued by counsel, on consideration wh> sof the ’
Court doth adjudge, order and decree that Wellington (•- dd! ad ‘
ralnlst'atcr as aforesaid do render an ace. unt Indore ne of the *
Commissioners of this Court of the administration o' W ill! m D. ’
Wren, on the estate of the said Thomas ||. Mitchell dei > ase . and,
also of any asstta belonging t> the said rstatewhlcf may have 1
come to his hands ; that said Joseph Mayo admlr.istr tor . afore- ’
sal 1 do alio render before said Commisioner an aecoi nt of hla ad- ^
ministration cf the estate of Thrs II MUch.ll decease-, and any
account which may have been heretofore settled by the adminis
trator ol Thomas H Mitchell deceased, ^If any there he,) the Com
raissioner is directed lota e as prkna facie correct, with liberty to
the rialntlff to surcharge and falsify thej same, that said Com
missioner take an account of the real rstale In Virginia left by the
said Thomas H. Mitchell at his death; that he ascertah in whose
poi«ess:ori it now Is; what Is lt« annual and what Its fee simple Tab
»e, and report to the Court wifijanv matters deemed pertinent hy
him or required to be specially stated by any of the parties *
A Copy—Teste : a
ItENJ. POLLARI), Dep. Clerk.
COMMISSIONERS OFFICE, I
Richmond, April 2Ht, ISfiO. f
The parties Interested are hereby notified that I have fixed on
Wednesday, th • ‘2ld day »f May, l-6n, at 10 o'clock A. M., at my
jfitce, ou liith Street, lu the city of Richmond, to execute the fore- V
going dert ’e. The parties are hereby required to attend at that ,l
inn- and place, with evidence necessary to enable me to state the l'
iccounts ordered by the laid decree. L
THOS. J. EVANS, »
ap‘2'2 -wt-r Commissioner in Chancery.
“n TIE1KEN I'HITli: l-AHD, just received for sale
.)U by ap2ii~dl w WM. WALLACE SONS. -
-Jl BIII.S. EXTRA t. HIG.tlt, In store for sale by I
Jlf np2.i—dlw M d. WALLACE SONS. T
I mills. N. «. SI G A It, In Store for sale bv
ap.'i II w WM W A1.I.AIK SDNS. .
1 itAit IIBLN. EXTRA A N D N I I* E It F 1 N E
L’lUU Flour suitable (or Rakers' use, for sslejky
_ap25—dlw _WM. WALLACE F0N9.
UHLS, FULL RKDII'n NO. 3 TIACKEIt
-M' El, In Store for sale by WM. W ALLACE SONS.
I nil HUES. ON ON It AGO KYK WIIINKY, for
LvV tale by_apaa-diw «« wallck wins
I till HAGN Kill, JAVA A mot'll A (OFFEF, t
LuU tor sale by WM. WALLACE SONS, »
ap2J—dlw_Cor, Pearl and Cary Street*.
LO VhMING’N CliliMIKD, POXVDEKEU AND ~
A WHITE II GAK3, for sale by C
ap'ij - ll I. 1(1 B. DAVENPORT. I
commercial.
Orric. or th« Wm«, April SI, 1*«0.
TIIK W001. TEAMS.
Thn Mark Lane Kxprnxi of thn 2-1 inut., nay* :
“Tti. wool tratle hu enntinurJ n a h.allhjr Milr, mt prkM full,
equal to those current In the previous month The public aalea of
Colonial wool, at which about 44)/* *0 bales were disposed of, have
gone off at extreme quotations. The buslneǤ transacted by pri
vate contract, however, has been very moderate, and wholly con
fined to immediate waute. Manufacturers, generally, comptwiu
that hitherto they have not been able to obtain an advaoeelu the
value of the manufactured equal to the rise In the raw material,
and hence, that they have been compelled to decline buying be
yond actual necessities, In order *o keep their mills going. The re
sult Is, that there Is now scarcely any stotks of woolen goods on
hand, and should an active demand spring up the quotations must
advance considerably. Thearilvals of wool from our colours
have rapidly Increased during flhe past fortnight, and there are
in.w in warehouse fully ¥0,0 mi it* es for sale. That quant ity, Inrlu
ding the whole of the fresh Impoi 1st Ions, will be offered at auction
lu May next.**
THE ORA S TRADR.
The Murk Lane Kxpre**, of 2d instant, in its General
Agricultural ankle for March, »iji :
Owing to the continuance of coM northerly winds, vegetation has
made v. ry little progress during the p*st month, even In our most
forward districts. The backward appearance of the young wheat
has, In many instances, glveu rise to unfavorable teports In refer
ence to the prospect of the m xt yield ; but, at prasent, we sre no
reason why a short crop should Ue antlc.pated a« th.- result of a
backward spring, because, ns fa • as we can ascertain, no actus
damage has been sustained by th1) winter wheats, and b« cause the
breath of land uuurr cultivation Is fully equal to most previous
yean. However, the wheat trade has now become more healthy
than for some time pn.it ; price* continue to rise, and very few of
the growers or importer* are wiling to sell, except at further en
hanced rates. That there Is ample room for even higher rates does
not adu.it of a doubt, since the Importations from abroad are like
ly to be very model ate for some ' Ime, sod a * our farmers will be
much occupied In sewing of bent corn betweeu this and the end of
April. In that period, cur maracts wilt be»cantily supplied with
wheat, there will be a considerable reduction In the supplies of for
legn produce lo warehouse, not cnly in la>nd<*n and Liverpool, but
II cwi*e at Hull, Gloucester, Ac., and consumption, under the In
Uuenceof a moderate range lo ths value of money, and of an
enormous borne trads, wid contir ue large These fe atari s p»d«»t to
further enhanced rates for wheat; but our impression la, that we
can hardly anil- Ip tie exclUmer. in the <1 *mand, or a range |o val
ue much shove ht-a per qr. fur It e I »st of white qualities
The sowing of .spring corn has ween delayed to a much later pe
riod than u«ual, owing to the saturated • ondition of the Soil There
is, however, nothing to fear on th « head; In other words, we do not
anticipate any great falling oft* i i the yield from this circumstance.
The supplies i ow in stark in all | arts of the United Kingdom are
v.-ry moderate ; and he quantities of barley on offer since we l ist
w rote have fallen off considerably. The consequence Is, tr.at much
difficulty baa been experienced i » obtaining adequate «uppl n» for
set d and malting purposes, and the value of all kinds has ruled
high
As regards potatoes, we may cbterve that fair average supplies
have appeared on sale in our leading markets, in, for the most part
very ml tilling condition. (io*d sound qualities have changed
hands freely, at 14D*. to, In some* Instances, l&N. per ton , but oih
er kinds have moved off slowly, At about previous rates. The stocks
in growers’ hands are now reduc I to a somewhat narrow compass,
and we regret to state that a poHion of them is until for human
consumption ; hence unsound qualities will now chiefly be consum
ed in dal.I*8. Our advices from the continent arc to the effect that
very few potatot.* are now on hand ; so that we cannot suppose
that any addi.lon w.:» be made to cur supplies from that quarter.—
This lompaiative d« licicncy In the arrival of potatoes may tend to
impart additional firmness to tin wheat trade, both here and In the
continental markets, where, sine • the commencement of the year,
prlc-s have advanced fully (is per qr.
We understand that very large orders for the purchase of wheat
have lately been forwarded to the various Baltic port*, for ship
ment on tfi* re-opmingof the navigation. We may, therefore—es
pectally ns stock* have accumulated in the North of Europe—an
tlcipate somewhat heavy Importations during the summer months.
HMppln / is now Vtundant, and t! e rates of freight are >sry I »w ;
but we must bear in mind that th ? arrival* or man wneai am uour
frutn the United State*—not w: tbs vndiug that the flupp l • of the
former In the hand* of the growers are at ill very Urge—will he
limited, ari»irg from the high qu< tatloni In the American market*,
and the extent o' the »pe?t itlve investment* by wealthy hoi ler*.
It 1* a rriu trkah'e fact that, during the last two year*, U»e produce
of Bpilng corn throughout the world has not kent pace with the ac
tual want* of the trade. The consequence 1*, that the value of bar
ley, oat*, beau* and pea* h** ru>d relat.vely hlghtr than wheat,
and that our makers have been compelled to pay enormously high
prices fur barley. This stair of tl logs, a* regard* value, I* not like
ly ts be improved eV# n by Increased Importations from abroad,
tlnce it is quite evident that we arc now In a position to consume
every bushel tb it the continent (in .spare for us
1 l*e Fetich markets have bet n moderately well supplied with
produce Wheat ha* commanded rather more money, and the
value of spring corn ha* been ful:y supported. The shipraen*»to
the sooth have continued on a Liberal scale. The stocks of grain
on hand are * id Urge for the time of year.
In Ireland more money has bern paid for wheat, but the de
mand f »r that description of produce has been by no means ac
tive. Fine barley and oats have commanded extreme rates, and
the transactions in Indian corn have someahat Increased Wry
little grain has be -n forwarded either t» Kngland or tcotlsnl, and
the Importation* from the westward have been only moderate.
The same journal, In Its revb w of the grain trade for the prece
ding we:*k, says:
“ The recent ’gradual advance, gained with difficulty, has been
followed by a larger business than lias been e«|»erlenced for some
lime past, e«tablisldng a rise of fuilv *2*. per qr. In the course of
the Week. Ftill, from town nlltns not raising their best qualify
H »ur, the advance in Maik bine has been followed by a ca’m. -
The risr h» re has. however,given as'imulus to the French *rarketr,
which had beaua to Hag, and there I* no doubt but such an Influ
ence w II be ge erally extend* d,b th throughout Europe and Amer
l a Pufficim tim , however, not having yet elapsed, the continen
tal advices, India ling Odessa, have v* ry litJe changed. The diffi
culty of transit keeps the Fp.inisli an I Xeapol.Uti markets very
un -qua!; but s^ great is the »ant of Wh at in the interior of the
kingdom of Naples, that Malxc is being freely used as a substitute,
snd Urge orders are said to t»»* sent to Odessa on account of Gov
ernment. In addition, though, to the orotpccts of a ftlrcrop in
southern Europe, the Wheat lands cultivated in Algeria are s«ld
to be looking unusually promising."
at Tin: REQUEST or i sis;
VUBl • Ikt following ewd from t*« Di*
patch, lie coiniuuiieatUin ll citin referred to having also appear
ed In Ill's pap-r:
EDITOR.- OF DISPATCH—GvsUKtivs : Ples*» say to your cor
respondent, ••Jihix" and to the— who m ty Pave noticed hi* c >tn
luunlcatlon in your pap-r th!. morning, that 1 am nocandida'e for
lie Judgeship of the Hustings Court, l>ut desire to aee another pci
Ion elected, and (hall do »h it I can to secure hi. election.
Respectfully,
N. P. HOWARD.
Ririiuoxn, April 20, ISA*. »pW-lt
BARRY’S TH If Ol'II EKOI'N Is t! e best and cheap
rat article for dressing, beautifying, cleansing, curling, preserving
ind restoring the hair. Ladles, try It. Sold by all druggists and
perfumers. tali Id—dfim
pllKH ING A \ It tO(l)K IM. TOBACCO.-Lang
Uy borne A Sondifferent ti iJ.. aIm.sM bnls. smoking Tobacco,
n store and for sale by
apZi 1IITNT A JAMES,
M I’EKIOK 11.01 It.
* l\l\ BhLS. FAMILY FLOI'R, Stapleton lil t City Mills, B n
'* J brook, Bcllgrove, Oarsl, Shepardsdaleaud A. tl. Martin.
InO bids. Stapleton ektra. In store and for tale by
HI NT A JAMES
1N|YK DOI.LA IIS H RWAIID. -Strayed Iron «
1 my Farm, on Wetlham <"»d. a dark brown FILI KY, «•
ibout two years old. with a oldie »p t In the forehead,-I -*--**
mil some few white hxlrs about 'In tl ink. .-he Is in thin eond.tloii,
if long figure, and not well gm*n for her age. Th. above reward
sill tie paid to any one wbo will deliver her to Uie overseer at my
► arm
■I NVUNO W IIA\ALL.
I | IIII K k THAT KVKKYIIOUY MIOI I.lt
I > HAVE
i SITTING WORK; awrb if ir/any textures, wrought by Ruth
Partington I’ric. (I iwl
! I HOUSE PERTHES, the Chi' '.Ian Wife. Coodensed from the
Ufeof Fredrriek Christopher Perthsa; by Mrs. L. 0. TuthUL— |
I gft
ll k M M A’S LESSON S A BOL'T J RSIT8 , by a mother TSc.
ILIND M AN'S HOLLIDAY, or Sl.ort Tales for the Nursery ; by ,
the author ol "nyilhey drey," Ac. I lustrated fate.
11 'Til INDIIKII IHIENDS a-to: y for girls .W
tl K IIIIILE CLASS and the good that comet of it ; hy Miss Caro
ntini t Fairfield. I W.
l ADEMOl.-ELI K MORI , a laleof modern Rome 123. i
HE SCHOOL Mlltl-i IN NI MHER to, or Principle put to the |
Titt. t
•HE WIFE'S TRIALS AND TRIUMPHS, hy the author of “firace I
Hamilton's S-'hol Days." It " I
For sale by A. MORRIS, Hooks Her, I
a|.2f Vi Main street.
I
\T I HI. IN IA I'lMI-IIOOlvS.-A full supply of these us ,
pertor II tolls of all sites, iuipor'ed hy ourselves direct from j
tie maker., together with a complete assortment of Limerick
looks on gut; Cotton, Linen, Silk add ten/ Chinese Fish Lines,
tldch we uilrr at low prices In quantities to suit purchasers. |
C J. PINION A CO, |
pi in of the Circular Saw, '
ap'.'t II MainoL
LKCOI LTIIK IIAZOKN. A lew dosen oftheie unrl- J
v*l<*d Kstiur* just rtiflifJ. and I >r tale by
0 J HINTON k 00 , I
Importer* of Hardware, i
71 M
snciM. IND m HIIBBfcl i 1*01 him-,
IF 01 U 0 VI 1\ A .V II II 0 i>l E M A -V I' F.1 (' T I U E.
' vI’R stork of It itly M id** Clothing i< comfritt*, and we aik the J
ir lurntii-n "i our iimrs at.- pu'-m-m rmcrsi, iu cuii aiu i
e convinced who ran mil tlir cheap*»c, ami Oral made Clothing '
i this city. Our stock Is large, and a will coullnur lo make up 1
urtug the Summer, so ns to lie able to ketp our stock In complete 1
e«s We will, also, make Clotliea to Order, in the latest, sty lea, J
■ii*l will warrant to lit or no sale. J
A large stock of Cloths, I'assimeres and Vesting! on hand. All I
re ask is a call, and luok fur yourself, a'. K .MUItKIS A Go.,
ap28 l»U Main Street. I
V’1114.1 N I A.—In the Circuit Court of the l ily of 111 tuuuml,
December 20th, IsWt:
aloes Higginbotham administrator de bonis non with the will an
nexed of Daniel Higglnbjlham, deceased, and administrator of t
John J London deceased, Plaintiff, *
a against
Inline Hanks, Caroline II. Wise an Infant under the age of twenty
one years, by PonhnUn Roberts her gt irdlan ad litem assigned
to ucfeiid her in this suit, James O. II. hacks, Mary hanks Lon
don, David Higginbotham, Daniel 11. London, John Thompson, I
Jr., and Samuel M.'-ar and, executors of Jesse A. Dig, inbotham
deceased, William P. Illgg nbotham and Mary P his wife, Alex
antler P. Taylor and Elvira M his wife, Mary P II gginbolham,
Laura Banks, Charlotte Hanks, Sarah Hanks, Lucy Banks, Dan- (
lei P Banks, Adaline Banks, Henry Banks and Rebecca Banks,
Defendants.
It appearing to the Court that John J. London, rxrcutor ot Dan
'I Higginbotham deceased, departed this life without having reli
eved a further account of his administration on the estate of his
estator, as by the decree of the 2-id day of March lafAhe was
equlred lo do, and that James Higginbotham. In whose name this •'
uit was revived on the Ith day of December 1V>7 hot 1 as admlnis
rator de bonis non with the will annexed of Daniel Higginbotham
eceased and as administrator of John J. London de eased, has j
ot rendered any such account, t or any account ol h t own trans- |.
ctlons at administrator de bonis non Ac as aforesaid . The Couit,
n motion of Alev nder P Taylor and Eivira M. his wife, by their
cunsel, doth order that ihe said James lllgglnboll.aiu as adminis- I
ralor of John J. Loudon deceased, doth reuder before one of the
'ommlssloners of this Court a further account of the admlnistra- I
on of Ihe said John J London upon the es>ate t f the said Datdel l
ligginbotham deceased,- bringing down Ihe same to the period of
Ve death of the said John J London, and the said Commissioner Ji
'ho shall take Ihe said account, Is dire ted to examine the said
redits for fees of counsel, and either admit or reject Ihe same. In
'hole or in part, as they shall appear to hare been incurred in a
uc course of the administration of the estate of the said Daniel
ligginbotham deceased, and to guard iti Interest or on account of
le said John J. London himself
And the Coutt deth further order that the salrl Janie* Hlggtnbo
lam as administrator de bonis non Ac , of Daniel Higginbotham
eceased do render an account before Ihe same Commissioner of I
is administration upon the said estate, tinge the death of the said n
uhu J London, executor ss aforessld.
And the said Commissioner shall report his proceeding* under
ill decree, with any matter* specially stated, deemed pertinent
y hitmtlf or required by the parties to he so slated.
The said Commissioner before proceeding to execute this decree,
tall give notice of the time and place thereof, by publication of
te tame lit some newspaper published In the city of Klchmcnd 0
ace a week for four successive weeks, which shall he equivalent
> personal service of such notice upon all the parties, except the **
ild James Higginbotham, upon whom ape.sonal service shall he ®
ade *
A Copy—Teste :
MOREAU B. MANN, D. C. &
— n
CfcvutssioxKa's Outre, I
RtjUMOxn, April list, ItstiO. f b
The parties Interes'ed sre her* by t ot fled that 1 have fixed on *
'edntsday the 2 ’.d day of May 1** .0 it 1 o'cl .ck A. M , at roy of- _
•e on HUh street. In the C.ty of Ulrht'ionri, to execute the forego
g decree at which time ami place tin-parties are hereby required (
attend with the evident" necessary to enable me to state the
•counts ordered by the said decree.
THOMAS J. EVANS, .
Commissioner In Chancery. '
ap2.1 lawlw ^
1T«TICE. -I have just received five half cheata at very supe- ^
1 rlor dun Powder Tea, also five half chesta of superior Black
to and fa) palls of tieurge aud Jenlvln family lard, for sale by
KOU’T A E. DABNEV,
ap21 Grocer and Commission Mert imt opposite the Theatre. m
iHItl IIALKSUV HAY, *
L.UU'f 1 no® do of Shucks,
1,001 bushels ot Shlpatulf,
6,OUO do Brown stub', 0
6.000 do Bran,
1,000 do clean Oats,
For aale by
KOB’r A. K.-DABNEV, j
ap8t Grocer and F- i-'l store opp >,iu it,,4tre. M
■A BUIS. OK VEIIV kl l KHlou FAMILY s
IW k Lot U—warranted lo give satisfactiun, for sale by "
kOB T A. K DABNEV, •
»pl>_Broad tt opp-siu Theaue. L
;n canes wheat whisky. warranted to ba It I .
year* old... M. JON 18,
BKYaNb *■
. PULMONIC WAFER),
Th4 mo* «m**m ami _
/or all IHmr.m* of tMt CKo* ,lrul *, ***' ******
OuLU, A*l ma, ***,
m*i, Uoarmmm, Difim#
ft** Throat, 4< ^
THCTI Wafer* girt the meet li.!.,
M.l when persevered with according to *M ►«*««,.
fect a rapid and luting core. Th*a*u* * **"»(«
perfect health who I are tried other * k*n "at*...
and all ronitltutlon* they are equally a Me«| *' T* « dw 1
need deepalr, no matter how long th, ,iWm„ '* *M * '*»* v?
however .were It mty be, provided the '«*U|
tal organ. 1. not hopelerol, d«»„j. g 0. ‘“'•“u'u.
give them an Impar lal trial. ’ * *air««4 .*
To VociMsm .an Prune Hr.,,,,, w ,
valuable; they will >n <>*s hat remove the "* ,r' pw**ww
hoaraeneaa; and th lr regular «, to, a few UrfZ?
Increaa* the power and fleribllity of the voir, M <‘a
lutone, cornpu* and elearncM, for which 1‘"’’•’i
lari j used by many profotalt nal vocalUta. “** *'« r**
JOB MOftyp a., .
Bagsr*" ,»<*»r««wSiSa»
to TiiK Piriii uii or tbe soi thliu ifir*
Wolfe’* <;<>nnlii«> Cognac Krai,rt,
Wolfe’* fjieiiiiiue l*«p| Whi<
Wolfe’* Pennine Madeira \V,Mp
Wolfe’* lienniae Kherry
I am now tupplvlng the trade with pure Cognae hf ** I
tl*-s, both tor m?dir%| arul |.rifat«* use. tj,* I®,, ft
haa cro«m. d roy . ff .ru to pl.ee a pure Oln whh|r* **
under the o.me of Aromatic Bchiedrm Bchnapp, ^ *f U,
of the tn.rket the pemlcloo. rniupoan.b a,,u ^ J l,‘bt
tlie country, led miny leading druggi.U, apothec.r** ’ ’**"•
men, for aomc yean put, to aollcit me to puraue \£ ^ ““*•*
In reganl to the aillrle of Brandy. I .hould h.*e' *
tlicac requeat. from all quarter, long »g0, l.ut w4, ,, ' »u
by the fat t that owing loth* exorbitant price, of Brand"^ ,N* ‘
coruegu-nt upon the ahortneu of the grape er.1(,. *, j > ’•
Utere waa no chance of my being able to Import the ‘t,‘
dy, bottle It and «el| It at moderate price. y, ,u, , “ !!f
the grape crop for the I ait and preiioua year (and tt ^ ***
for thia) waa abundant, and price* of Brandy h.v« f4" I"**"
the (Undard of ten year. ago. The duty on Br..„ "J*4* I
aeventy per cent lower, an I I have now made arr.r, rrJ * **“ j
four Brandy exporter. In y-ane , pute
ularly receiving con.lgnmenu of the bett Cognac Ilr.nj **
am bottling and veiling a* Wolfe’. Genuine Cognac Brual*1
guarantee with my leal, label* and certificate., U.e Oru 1
Ued by me, aa the pure, unadulterated article, and it U''
when u.ed a* a mHIduc, a beverage, or a corJI.J, heaBk(U
Invigorating. It baa been a matter of umver.al Corcp 4 “ M
bottle of pure unmi.ed French Brandy, waj rerydlfle v. to * '
and the purrhaaer, nine time* In ten, w4.
ufaetured Imitation. Of all deaertptiona of ardent>p.nt* i. '
from IU high price, haabeen the one article Ui.t mhen*0lj ^ ’' I
hive turned their attention to, and mlliloni of gallon, ot > '
called French Brandy have been acattered annually u„0. "
land, and have been the prlnury came of murder.,,ui,.; ,,v't' '
Ilea and Crimea, and tiave lent thouaandi to an early r,'t
deatroyera, from delirium tremena, mania-a potu an! . ’ *'
name, unknown, until unprincipled men began to tatie e. ■
(Off CumDOUU«1i and sell it the t»ur.* KrwnrK
The Tirtuc) of pure French Brandy need not he i»y ky rt t
They are known throughout the world at a medicine or nuurta
ulant It I*, as the French nation poetically call It, • y, ,
rle," the water of hfe. But tl U applies to it only »hea p0„ ,.*!
unadulterated. Manufactured with the fearful logredl. •, ,
make a good Imitation, It become* a death drink to Inn or etc uei
of thousands of our race. To remedy a fearful erll,| hair ,
menced Importing Brandy, bolting It, and selling H a*
"WOLFE’S fJKMlFINK CO UN AC Hit tMiy.n
I am dally receiving order* from druggist* and a poll era.:,, ' u
part* of lire Union, to sell It lor medical purpose*.
I'DOLPUO WOLFE,
No. 22 Beaver bTkkaT, Naw y0M
ffT Agent* In Rlchmood,
■MMMa fisher k Vim s
Hide, Oil aai Leather Stan*
D. KIRKPATRICK A 80X8, No. 81 S. Third Street, bet.*.
Market and Ch-wln it Streets, Philadelphia, have for til* DRV ill
SALTED SPANISH HIDES, Dry andOreen Salted Pstn* Klfi.T,,.
ner*' Oil, Tanner*’ and Curriers' Tool* at th* Uwcat pr!r* at!
upon the best term*.
fcf^AII kind* of Leather In the rough wanted, f r whlrhih*
highest market price will be given In caah, or takes‘o ti haip
or Hldcw. Leather stored free of charge and sold on r»<aWst«a.
fe2t—d3m
OLD MMISIOI 8AVIK6S BASK,
OF RICHMOND,
Chnrtartl I y fit Ltgirlufurt tf Virginia.
THIS INSTITUTION srffl rrccivaDEP.-i - ....
e»t of »U per c -nt per annum * id ' • ; . , -
Ing h'liger than »ia morphs, and live per cent for a «! orlerttw,
Depos Is received at lire inaurance otli.-e of hleatn. Boat.,., *
Wvirr, No. 180 Mo s «t, l>r the Ta > ,;ra,
CM AS. V MOKKIfS, /.c, mt.
JOS P. SWORDS, Scrrehr .
CM AS. r. WORTIIAM, Tr/d.’irtr.
ntatcroB*
Chaa. V. Men Its, Jut H Conasy,
John Dooley. Ro If. R. .her,
Cleo W william*, J. B. Mel le land,
John O. Chiles, R. ti. Mortis*,
Jno. F. Regnault, P. If Starle,
Wm. Brent, Ro. J. F. hoi.,
P. M Niir.tno, A. E. Df kin.on,
Thor J, Stvrke, Jo*. P. Sword.,
Jo.. F. t o tr.ll, Wm B. pic.»,nil,
Pol. A. Myers, Jno. C Shafer,
Wm C. ilrazeal, Jas. J Dornin
Wnt H. Maildo., Chaa. K. Wortham,
I.. W’. Olazebrook.
_ apIT - ■ 18m _ _ _
UCI IIMON I II KET.i TO THB llltlll ls.
TON HINVEtTlON.
IT, /.zx" ■ _ .... i
■>??.«»*>— RjiiMtr.Coar.si
Ro iiv so, \ > , April Id, 1VW. |
1.IOR th* convenience of person alter, . the lor enne.
vehl’on, to b# held at rharlecton, on Ihe Ih'sh Inst, rears
Icketa will It* fold a-. Ihla office from Ihe 1'iht.i Ihe .'.Shinn.,
md gon,l ur-tll four days after the adjourns.. ’’ >.f the • r.*tl.a
•rife *25 Ml. T If ttVNS,
ap li-tlt Sup.l nm
SOUTHERN SEWING MACHINES.
LEMEIt >IA.M'FA(TI Bl.Vir fOWPA.W,
itit-iiiiit.nd. Fa.
1 HIP •tuMerlbrra have formed a Joint it. ■ iteyaf
. pose of manufacturing
LUSTER’S CELEBRATED
rWO-TIlREAD, LOCK-ST ITCH. RRITTLK
S K\V I NO M AC 111N ES.
rhicb, from slrupllcltyr of con.lruftlon and adaptation t all hr**
he* of needle work, Mand. unrivalled, and *e olfer theta to tlw
. it title with full confidence, believing that a fair trial of the mi
bine will satisfy all oi our ability in furnish this valuable n'i >
n domestic economy, from OUR OWN PAOTOilV, that will grove
a every re.peel equal to Ihe best furnished l.y Northern OMn.fr
or lea
These machine* are manufactured and *ol.| onder leral rights
nun Elias Howe, Jr , Wheeler A Wilson's ruarm acUfilf V dp*
.y, Grover A Baker’s cuing Machine Company, aoJ L N Kliuftf
I tin.
nlui H. Lester, Janie* 8. Kent,
Llirsm Warwick, P. Horton Reach,
Itrace L. Kent, Christian A halhrop,
Mioond, Davenport A Co., P. C. Warwick, Jr.,
V. G Paine, Bolling W. Ifasall,
. L. Appersnn, H. K Ellyson,
). 8. Wooldridge, B W. Kn .whs,
‘ho* W. McCanc*, Thos L D. Wslford,
ames Dunlop, John A Geo Gibson,
810*. K Pi ice, Keen, Baldwin A William*
A m. Beers, Edmond A Davenport,
11. Montagne, C. Geiinet.
V B. Warwick, Wm A Walter*,
t R Howtson, 8 McGruder’s Son*.
V H Maclarland, I. W Ulatehrook,
am’l Putney, John Purcell,
)eo. J Sumner. Crenshaw A Co ,
*m. it. Havull, II I C Baakmlll,
'. B. Illlke, Corbin Warwick,
Fill. Palmer, Geo. W. Yancey,
ohn Thompson Browm, Jas. A. Oowardin,
o*. P. Winston, W. B. Pleasantr.
am’l J. Ilsrrlson,
N. B —Local Agents rrantedln all the large elder an ! h er.' la
lih United Stales and Canada, to sell the above Machine* •>*■*
>r the preicot, CORINTHIAN HALL, Main street Addr.tr
LESTER Manufacturing Company,
mh81—tf R! harnad. Va.^
i Nucrlllce ol Silk*
STILL MORE SDRPBING.
AND OTHER
Elegant Dress Goods,
Embracing the
LATEST NOVELTIES
IN MATERIAL AND DBWF
At unprecedented prlcea, bringing them within the reach of all, si
gurra bo per cent below the coat of Importation.
WATKINS* FICKLEN.
WHOLESALE AMI RETAIL DIALERS IN
FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC DRV GOODS.
ISO .Tiniii Streel,
re now receiving and opening thvir third supply of
SPLENDID SPUING GOODS,
If ANY of which have been purchased at tie auction itlnH
ML New York during the past week, at which the pricr* •,l*
iwer than ever known before. In
SPLENDID SILKS.
DRESS GOODS.
i elegant Satin striped and Caiuiueaux
ORGANDIE*:
i plain and flounced SKIRTS ;
eautlful CHINTZ MO US LINK DK CHINE; ,
SATIN PLAID GRENADINE, ail silk,
nd EROCilE BERKGE ANGLAISR;
RICH LACE AND SILK MANTUA
embroideries.
SHAWLS.
HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS.
LINENS,
PRINTS, . „
PLANTATION I LAIDS AND STRIPES al 'artery prirrt.
Ither by wholesale or retell, they are prepared to vfbr >“
euu Hiruaaro txaunau-xo.
WATKINS * FICKLE!'8
SF.t OND OPKNIMi OF MLKH,
ON WEDNESDAY MORNING, THE Am INST.
We shall be prepared to exhibit an U»*iv*u.*n Sr.* a cf *
I the choicest styles and aatonlahicg prices. ..
tar On THURSDAY morning, the bth, we will exhibit .Mir IT '
d Stock of French Lace, Damasie, Pusher and Real Lac., P.**
rrege Mantles and Shawla, »»me of which are very elegan
itirrly new In style. _ ... j.,
HVOur beautiful TRAVELLING SUITS for l»a)!<w. embryo
beautiful variety, will b. exhibited at the same lime. Our
ent, the extent and elegance of which an adverti»ement cs.i r .
) Idea, will well repay the examination of all da»seSOf I ry
iver*. By polite attention, Uie beat goods, at the lo*c*l.,>
ad liberal terms, we strive to deserve the patronage ..fa
ipg WATKINS t FICKLE^
\NK SECOND HAND PATENT BALANCE.
J wetghln* IbUO lb.., In perfect o^der, for g , ^~
nilK CO Yl W ISM INHIS will opeo B kf l
L lion to the Block of the Bank of Richmond, on the
ay next, at the offices cf Messrs. 8. Mctiruder * 8«>ui
avenport A Co., an I the Gallego »<«•■ „ (;gUnEK.
ISAAC DAVENPORT, J»e
apll—dtIMay ABRAHAM WARWICK^
1ANTON WATTING.— „iit
J Just received 4-* White Canton Matting
6 4 do. do do
♦-! Red Check Canton Matung
r •+trior “d ,,rjr ch,%.RlSTAlN * LATHROP.
apll_ ”
1INK HAVANA CHJABN, warranted genuine, a k**1
alg^l'w m*Dt' *°r ^ whf- WALLACE tOSl_
17 WALLACm PCM
rV . WHISKY, for sal, by_WkjjaALLRU*
)AA BOXES OHANtIKB AND “di
»UU this day per manor, Which we w« * %,
Baltlmor, prick. >• * ,urkt.

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