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Under all latitudes from the one extreme to the other, suffering bninan ity has found relief from many of ita ills by its use. The wide and broad area over which this medicine liai spread,attests its value and potency. From a small beginning, the Pain Killer has pushed gradn ally along, making it! own highway, solely by ita Euch unexampled Biiccess and popularity lias brought othors Into the field, who have attempted, under similarity of name, to usurp tho confidence of the people and turn It to their own selfishnoss and dUhonosty, but their efforts havo proved fruitless while the Pain Killer it atill growing In public favor, aW Directions accompany each bottle. > Bold by all Druggists. ! Price »5 eta., 50 ot*. aud 81-00 per bottle. Ja I—darwlm |A I V 0 R C E 8. lilolute Dlvorco* legally obtained in New York, ana, Illinois, and other Btates, for persons fiom State or country, legal everywhere; doaertion, ikennesß. non-support, etc., !ufflcieut cau!e; no icity. No chargo until divorce is obtained. Ad free, Address, MOORE A RICUAHDSON, Counsellors at Law, 30—ty 130 Brondway. New York City. JOHN MARSH, No. 918 Mtis HtacET, No longer of the firm of Mnrnh 4 Pollock, il now prepared to Bervc hi! friend!) and the public gene- SHBBT MUSIC AND MUSICAL MERCHANDISE of every description I I respectfully Bolicit a call at my new establiih no IS-ly 918 M»rn St., bet. Ninth anil LIVKUV STABLES, HACK AND EXCHANGE BTABLE3. R716 Main Street, between Sevonth and El gbth i g|_ts WM. M. LEDLEY. FOR BENT, TO RENT. JL One on Leigh, near to Adams street, con- taiuing ten rooms; one on Adams, near Leigh street, containing eleven roomB —built on the Philadelphia plan, and never occupied since being built; In nice order, with gas and water. Accommodations for carriage, horse, and cow. Apply to no ill—ts GRUBBS * WILLIAMS. WOOD A. COAL. B~~ItfrT~ISD'~A!X~ANTURaOrtE, EGG and STOVE COAL, at. $7.60 per ton. Best seasoned OAK and PINE WOOD at lowest price. Sawed and Lena;. J. K. F. BURROUGHS, Ja 12—lm corner Main and Seventh streets. piHEAP WOOD AND COAL. PINE, per cord H--W OAK, per cord a-°"J I DELIVERED. BEST ANTHRACITE AND ('LOVER HILL COAL, at lowest market price. de 22-1 in corner Main aud Seventh streets. PROPOSALS. ited'stateV MALL Posi Office DapiBTMLNf,) Washington, January 5,1871. J PROPOSALS will be received at tho Contract Office of this Department nntil 3 o'clock p, m. of MARCH 1,1871, (to be decided by the 80th), for carrying the mails of tho United States from July Ist, 1871, to Jnne 30th, 1875, on the following route in the State I of Virginia, and by tbe schedule of departures and arrivals herein specified, viz : No. 4700—From Hickif.rd, by Pleasant Shade. Law r, in ci ill-. Charlie Hope, White Plains, Qholßonville, Powellton, Plottsant Oaki I and RyUnd's Depot, to Ulcksford, eqnal to 33 miles and back, twice a week. 1..-live Hieksford Wednesday and Saturday at 9 a. in-; Arrive at Ulcksford Thursday and Monday by 8 p. in. For forms of proposal, guarantee, and certificate, I and also for instructions as (o conditions to be em braced iv the contract, Ac, see advertisement of Sep- I tember 30th, 1670, inviting proposal! for mail service I v Virginia, to be found at tbe principal post-offices. I Bids should be sent lv sealed envelopes, aup.-r- I m riled, "Mail proposals. State of Virginia," and ad dressed to the Seoond Assistant Postmaster General. | Ja 9—Mow Postmaster General. BHIPPINO. I (""blT ~n «fw y leOLD DOMINION STEAMSHIP IPANY'B elegant side-wheel mship NIAGARA, Captain Blacxwooo, will I c her wharf, at Rocketts, on SUNDAY, January I , at 9 o'clock A. M. -eight received nutit Saturday night, nd Trip Tloketa 20 00 I ir freight or passase, apply to JOHN W. WYATT, Agent, 11—It No. 3 Governor street. FFICE 1441 FRANKLIN STREET. If your Horse is sick—send for.DR. FREEMAN. If your Cow is sick—send lor DR. FREEMAN. If jour Dog is eick—lend for DR. FREEMAN, the only Veterinary Surgeon in the city. 4rj- Beware ot uneducated Qtiacki and Importers f whose assumption is ignorance and practice fraud. J. R. FREEMAN, V. S., and Member of the-Royal College of Veterinary Sur- I geons, London. , •&%. A slate left on the office door aud at Mr. Clarke's stable for orders—which will be promptly attended to. Ja 3—lm P* XCELBIOR 10BA0C0 WORKS, Bran Si«it, Dnwxist Sixth asn ■aaJUia, RICHMOND, VA. CHOICE SMOKING and FIG and TWIST CHEW ING TOBACCO supplied to tbe trade on the moat reasonable rales to be found iv this market. Ja 18—im pRIME NEW ORLEANS MOLASSES, For aa'e l.y J. MCCARTHY, Ja 9— lf Fifth and Marshall atresia. 108 PRINTING EXECUTED IN THiaFIWMT 0 atjrit »t this office. ' •0,00 Per Year, lit Cti. Per Week- The Insane of the Stat*. We are indebted to Mr. C. A. Schafter, Superintendent of Public Printiug, for a copy of a very neatly printed report of the Board of Directors and Medical Su perintendent of the Western Lunatic Asy lum at Staunton, for the last fiscal year, from which we learn the following general facts : There were in the Institution, at the commencement of the year, 324 insane persons—male ITO, female 148 ; subse quently admitted 19—male 36, female 28 ; the total number cared for during the year was 383—malo 212, female 671, and the number remaining September 30th, 1870, wa3 336—male 181, female 154. The number of patient* discharged as cured during the year, was 20,-16 male and 10 female; tbe deaths wero 18,-8 male and 5 female ; while but one eloped- The prospects for the recovery of thoso remaining in tho asylum, are thus stated— fovorablo, 13 ; doubtful, 18 ; decidedly un 'avorablo, 304. In calculating tho cost of supporting tho institution, Dr. Francis T; Stribling, the medical superintendent, says' It has been found for several years past, that about the sum of $70,000 per annum was required to supply the current reasonable wants of tho asylum. I can think of nothing rendering it probable that the same amount will not bo sufficient for tbe fiscal years 1870-71. On inspection of the above tables it will be found that there was a balance on band, at the close of last fiscal year, of $12,932.02. We have Eiaaon to believo that there will be realized on the paying patients' fund, during tbe year, not less than $8,000. I therefore respect ully suggest that your board ask an appropria tion from the Legislature of $60,000, in addi tion to the balance reported as on hand, and what may be received from paying patients.— This will leave a small margin for contin gencies. We havo also received from Dr. D. B. '.rower, Superintendent and Physician, the annual report of tho Eastern Lunatic Asylum at Williamsburg, showing the operations of that public charity for the fiscal year. It is a very neat pamphlet, from the press of tho Norfolk Journal. The following facts we glean from tho re port of tbe President, Mr. Sydney Smith : Daring the past fiscal year 27S patients wore treated, of which number 25 were cured and dißcharged, and only 7 died, tbe percentage of deaths being 2.56, and the percentage of dis- Kiil to number admitted being 34.2. The irs believe that no asylum in the United or in Hurope can show so low a per e of deaths or surpass the percentage of cures, the nature of the cases being taken nto consideration. The amount appropriated o support the asylum for the year was $60, --100. Of this amount $50,800 were paid over >y the auditor, from time to time, the remain ng $200 having been applied by the late auditor. Col. Staunton, to some detective pur ines, as we are informed. Tbero was a balance from last year of 54,804.54; $529.44 wera received from pay latients, and $760 on account of debts due to he asylum—making tho aggregate of receipts $65,931.98. For the manner cf expenditure, we refer to the reports of the superintendent and treasurer. Tbe president and directors unite with the officers in asking an appropriation of $12,000 by the General Assembly for a leating apparatus, and also rofer to the necessity of either enlarging this asylum or building a new one elsewhere. On the score of economy, tbey recom mend tbe enlargement, aud ask an appro priation of $80,000 for tho purpose. The Superintendent estimates that $60,000 will be required for the support and neces sary repairs of tbe asylum during the present year, and in this the Directors concur. We see from tho above facts thai it takes a good deal of money to proride for these unfortunates, but in a cause so holy and charitable, we must not paute to count the cost. They must be well takou care of, and tbe Legislature should be liberal in making provisions for their comfort. Were all the crazy people in tho State placed in these asylums, they would, in deed, bo expensive institutions. General Grant and the Fenianb. — Tho letters of Secretary Fish and Mr. Motley fulfil one useful service quite out side of their main purpose. They must effectually silence those noisy orators who Kiproaching tho Administration with rence to tbe fato of American citi mprisoned for violating tbe laws of ud. The contrary proves to be the It has never been claimed that tho rele?s«d Fenians were unjustly con . Their case certainly called fur no Bpecial intercession by tho United States government. Nevertheless such interces sion has been persistently made, and their pardon is the result of that intercession.— Secretary Fish expressly says that the removal of Mr. Motley was delayed for this, among other reasons, that he might conclude his negotiations for tbe release of the unfortunate prisoners—and he compli ments the minister on tbe complete success of those negotiations. It is hardly worth while to call attention to this refutation of a silly slander. A New Idea.—Senator Johnson, of Virginia, intends in a few days to offer a reselntion instructing the committee on finance to inquire into the expediency of abolishing tbe internal revenue system of collecting United States taxes, and pro posing that the quota of taxes required from each State be ascertained, and that they shall be collected by State authorities, in the manner Stato taxes are collected, and by them paid into the United States ■ • A New Paper.—Tho Southern PaOut is to be tbe name of a newspaper to be issued next week by Governor McMullin and A. A. Banks, Esq., at Marion, Va. Tba Patriot takes tbe place of the lute magazines in tho country. It is suited in aU respects to the farming interests of tli's Wo aro also in receipt of the first num ber of tho "Lafayette Monthly," published by the senior class of Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania. It is a very inter esting little magazine, and the articles show a high order of literary ability. Price $2 per annum iv advance. > Boston has a city debt of $20,029,911, of which $2,721,660 is vn f unded. Mark Twain receives $2,400 a year for being periodically funny in The Oalaxy. The proprietors of the New Orleans Republican are reported to have mat $600,000 last year. Gen. Anderson, of Fort Sumter fame is in such delicate health that his frient feel alarmed about it. A rumor is in circulation in Berlin I the effect that tho Hon. George Bancrof is to resign his ministry and return home Swinburne is engaged upon a new poen glorifying Franco, and censuring Englaru for her lack of sympathy with her oil Bret Harte, according to a San Francisco letter, is to take up his residence in Boston and write exclusively for the Attantic, Tho Independance Beige has constant! numerous advertisements from Freno prisoners of war asking for informatio about their friends. Ralph Waldo Emerson h.isbeen engager upon his magnum opus, "The Natura History of tho Intellect," for fifteen years, aud has no idea when he will give it the finishing touches. Suicide.—A man named John Ityau, living in Culpeper county, committed suicide a few days ago, by taking lauda num and arsenic mixed together. Ha ni ; 06 years of age. General Sheridan is expected home in February to begin his usual round of news paper (matrimonial) engagements. Strange to say, be has been absent four or five months, and in all that timo has never been m»rried once. Before tho war the gossips insisted that Bismarck was killing himself by intem perance, that bo had the delirium tremens every week or two. Tho French counsel ors and leaders should send for some of Bismarck's lirjuor. A Michigan court has decided in tho case of a man robbed and murdered whil walking home, that traveling ou foot is no "by private or public conveyance," am sustained an accident insurance company in refusing to pay its policy upon him. Baron Evain, aniutimate friend cf Gen Changarnier, affirms that Prince Napoleon called on the Geueral at Brussels, an< endeavored to induce him to follow a I course which would complete the shamo j and humiliation of France. Tho General j indignantly declined to follow his counsel, j Tho clever poem of "'Antony and Cleo patra," by Gen. William 11. Lytle, of Cin cinnati, who fell at Cbickamauga, is going tho rounds of the press as the production of Wm. W. Story. Story wrote and pub lished iv Blackwood a poem ho called "Cleopatra ;" but it was entirely different in spirit, ry thm, arid character from Lytle's. The report that the French intended to introduce George Francis Traiu to Bis marck, with the deliberate purpose of having tbe Chancellor talked to death, is now declared to have uo foundation. The French may have had some such design ; but they knew, if they carried it out, that they could never afterward lay any claim to civilized warfare. The details of the death of Mr. John Walter, son of the proprietor of the Lon don Times, show that it occurred on the 24th ult., while trying to save his brother and cousin, who had fallen through the ice when skating, on a lake in front of his lather's residence, &t Bearwood, Berk shire. He had only returned forty-eight hours before from a tour round the world. General "Fighting Joe" Hooker and [ Chief Justice Chase have both taken apart ments in tho samo house on Fifth avenue, New York, a few doors from tbe Breevort Hotel. Both of theso distiuguished gen tlemen aro patients of Dr. Hammond, formerly Surgeon General of the United States, who has for some years given his attention exclusively to affections or dis eases of the brain. Mr. Chase's frienr.s will be glad to loaru that he has lately en joyed a slight improvement iv his condi tion. Geueral Hooker, though still a suf ferer from the effects of the paralytic had four or five years ago, is in fair general health, but it is consider ed necessary that he should be kept free from mental excitement of aoy kind.— His frame is bowed and his step uncertain, but bis fine features and striking face are still as noticeable as ever. ! SJp | . Theatrical.—After many years of ab sence, the legitimate drama is agaiu with ii.., and has proven quite a treat for our people. Mr. E. It. Dalton and Miss Sallie Partington, two great favorites with our amusemeut-loving public, supported by a talented company, appeared, for the first time in many years, at Fredericksburg Hall last night, in a varied aud entertain ing bill. The grand tragedy of tho "Iron Chest," with Mr. Daltou in the difficult character of Sir Edward Mortimer, was capitally rendered and loudly applauded. It is a long time Bince our people evinced such perfect satisfaction with a perfor mance. The amusing force of "The Bough Diamond" concluded the evening's enter tainment. Miss Partington as Margery, elicited tho heartiest laughter, while the eccentricities of the "Cousin Joo" of tho occasion, were side splitting. To-night the bill promised is a very good one, and full of fun and wit. Auy one desiring a cure for melancholy would do well to be on band to-night. Mr. Daltoa and Miss Partington are announced for a joiut bene fit to-morrow night. Persons desiring them can purchase tickets of admission at Adarab' bookstore — Fredericksburg News. i #e» RMrs. Stovhr, tho daughter of tx-Presi ut Johnson and mistress cf the White onse for tbfM years, is now Mrs. Brown, the wife of a couutry store-keeper iv Greenville, Tennessee. Mr. Brown is des cribed as a plain aud elderly looking ger> " appeals; also a bill to amend the Code ' 1860 iv relation to judgment liens j also bill to authorize the Governor to omploy temporary clerk ; also a bill to amend le charter of tho town of Fredericksburg; so a bill to Incorporate tho Petersburg nd Brunswick Railroad company. A committee reported against tho pas- < ago of Senate bill to confer upon married womea tlio right to continue to hold all >roperty held by them previous to mar age, and all the property acquired by them uring coverture, aa their own separate iroperty ; also against passing Senate bill iroviding for the payment of costs before xecutions are issued in civil actions. The following bills were passed : To incorporate tho conference of St. lary of tho Society of St. Viucent of Paul n the city of Alexandria. To amend and re-enact sections 4, C, 7, nd 12, of chapter 79, of' the code in rc ard to the jurisdiction of tho judges of the commonwealth to award injunctions, and o confer similar jurisdiction upon the haocery court of Richmond (with amend ment). Tho session of the House was opened with prayer by Rev. W. F. Broaddus, D. )., of Fredericksburg. A bill was re- Hirted to amend the act incorporating the own of Orange ; also, bill to amend the lth section of chapter 101 of the code ; lso, bill amending tho code regulating no Potomac fisheries. The House rejected resolution to meet Monday at 11 o'clock, nd also Tuesday at 12 o'clock. Tho Speaker laid before tho House, from le Stcretiry of tho Commonwealth, a ommunication transmitting a list of all companies to which charters of incorpora tion have been granted by the circuit courts of tho State. The Houso proceeded to the consideration of the bill authorizing subscriptions to incorporated-companies by certain counties. 1~ APPOINTMENT OF THE SAN DOMINOO Commissioners.—The Washington corres pondent of the New York Tribune says: The San Domingo resolutions, having passed the Senate at 4} o'clock, are now operative. The President was informed of the fact atonco. He has already chosen I the commissioners, and it is understood I that they have signified their intention to accept in caso Ihe resolutions passed. They are Benjamin F. Wade, Bishop Simpson, and ex-Congressman William E. Dodae, of New York. Mr. Wade and Mr. Dodge are already in the city, and Bishop Simp son is expected tomorrow. Full instruc tions will at onca be prepared, and they will sail as soon as possible, probably on Monday next. It is understood they will be absent thirty or forty days. Tho secre tary of the commission has not yet been ; decided on, so far as known ; but it new [ seems doubtful that Caleb Oushing will accompany the commission. Death of an Old Lady.—Mrs. Betsy Davis, the oldest inhabitant of Wythe county, died a few days since. She sur vived her husband more than thirty years, and had been entirely blind for nearly the same length of time. She was the mother of the present representative of Bland county in the House of Delegates, aud was the daughter of the Mr. Burke after whom tbe well-known Burkes Gar den, iv Tazewell county, is named. ' She was an exemplary Christian aud beloved by all who knew her. Hor age was about Reynard Outwitted.—At tho hunt of the Duke of Beaufort's hounds on Tuesday last, after a capital run, the fox went to earth. Underground he evidently met with a warmer reception than he had an- 1 ticipaled, for, when dug out, he was found [ uitedead, having been killed by two large j adgers, the lawful tenants of tho hole. I 'hese specimens were preserved alive.— Court Journal. .. 1 A Green Mountain youth advertises or a wife in this style : "Any gal, what's ot a cow, a good feather-bed with coni ortable fixius, $500 in thn hard pewter— ne that's had the measles and understands ending children—can find a customer for ife by writing a small billy dux, addressed o Q. Z., and stickin' it in a crack of uncle Ibenezer'a barn, back side, jinin' the hog en." ... — The Abingdon Virginian, Wytheville 'nierprise, Bedford Sentinel, Chatham 'ribune and Pearisburg Gazette aro urging he re-election of Senator Johnson. ■ i»—i Yon Beust, the Austrian Minister, lipses Grant as a smoker, and since the war refuses to limit himself to, less than forty cigars a day. Behind all that smoke 11 is funeral will take place at the Fourth Baptist church (Church Hill), TO-MORROW (Sunday) at 2 , M. Hi* trieada and acquaintances, and the Rode os friendly to the "Rising Bona and Daughter* of I le East," are respectfully invited to attend hid fu* eraj, . | Cincinnati and Petersburg; papers will plei.se copy. MIE SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION.—RAFFLE. tor the Benefit of tho Widows and Orphans of I i Southern States. X3TRIBUTION No. 122. Ktuhwo Jax. 13 02. 27, 57 ; 61, 46, 72, 31, 41, CO, 77, U, 10, 70, I6TRIBUTION No. 123. Mousing Jaw. 14~ 16, 26, 32, 8, 40,»<lo, 63, 45, 49, 21, 4, 3~b9, Witness my hand, at Richmond, Va., this 14th da y January, 1871. SIMMONS A CO., C.Q.TOMPKINS, Managers. Commissioner. CERTIFICATES OF RAFFLE can bo purchased om Capt. W. I. DABNBY, at the Branch office, No. Eleventh street, one door from Main. JOIICD TO TAX-PAYERS.—AII peraouH who \ failed to pay their (Class or Business) Tux for le year 1870, would do well to attend to the same, s I am instructed by the City Council to levy lor le same. I may bo found at the City Collector's Lea, City Halt, from 0 to 10 A. M. and 3 to 4 P. M. THOS. K. WORD, jr 14—lw Collector Delinquent Taxes N~TIIE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED *■ STATES, for the District of Virginia. In the matter of W. M. Overton, bankrupt—in bankruptcy. District of Virginia, as. Notice is hereby given that a general meoting of the creditors ot the said W. M. Overton, bankrupt, will bo held at Farmville, at the office of W. W. Foibos, Esq, one of tho Registers in Bankruptcy, in uU strict,on Saturday, tho 21at day of Jaiuary, 1871, at 2 o'clock P.M., for the purposes uaintid in the 2' th aud 28th sections ot tbe bankruptcy act of March 2d, ! i ■ pt. a Dated at Farmville, the 4th day of January, IS7I ■ JO** T 1 IGON Afcaivnee Religious Services To-morrow. —We note tha following special appointments: Broad Street Methodist.—Rev. C. W. Peth. erbridgo at 11 A. M. Funeral of V. L. Fore at 3 P. M. No service at night, the pastor being absent. Sidney Baptist.—Rev. W. W. Wood at U Fulton Baptist.—Rev. J. T. Whiteley at 11 A. M. Leigh Street Baptist.—Rev. tt. M. Wilson will preach the anniversary sermon before the Young Men's Missionary Society of this church at 114 o'clock. Methodist Episcopal Church—(United States court-room.)— Rev. W. F. Ilemenway at 11 Rev. James M. Harden will preach at the Alms-house at 7 P. M. Introducing a Game. —A youug citizen, of sporting proclivities was summoned before Police Justice White this morning to answer the charge of ''introducing the game of farn" in the city of Richmond. Doubtless, If the ] truth were known, that seductive way of get ting rid of one's loose chaage, made Its ap pearance simultaneously with the advent of the English settlers at Jamestown, under Capt. John Smith ; and if the remains ot that ancient town could be made to speak "they could a tale unfold" of many a "club-house" and the doings therein. The charge against the individual alluded to in this paragraph, was dismissed, there being no law to punish the introducer of a game, though there i« ono to punish the, exhibitor after tbe introduction baa occurred. No wit ness appeared to establish the latter fact, and the acquittal was, therefore, a logical result. Some persons in this city conclude that there were twelve victims who perished in the | Spotswood lire, and they reach this conclusion i from the fact that four persons are still unac counted for besides the eight who are posi'ire ly known to have been lost. Soma of tbe bag gage, supposed to belong to these four, is yet unclaimed. Yet it is hardly probable that there are four persons in the world so friend !onuected with tbe human family, as d so miserably without inquiry hav i here from their Iriends or family, conjecture is, that.the parties unac r, having escaped, have notified interested in them of the fact, and 3n their way rejoicing, caring little I iggage, which they may suppose to iestroyed—or which may be of too to be worth tbe trouble of reclama know that there were eight victims, enough. Court. — Tho following cases led of by Police Justice White this lartin, colored, for having in her .ron, stolen from the Tredegar com ltinued until next Tuesday, nch, colored, same charge and n ll perty to Herman Schwartz. 3utler, same charge. Continued kson, colored, stealing barrel tim- ! [, Metzger. Sent on lor indictment' ich, charged with taking two pic ) from Edward Mayo's house. Dis nderson mid Peter Burnt, colored, j loublobarreled gun from Tien Leber, j tied by Justice tlolmcs. c Coutts, colored, charged with and threatening Philis Winston, and its, colored, for feloniously assault- Winston with a brick. The parties ed to go homo. Warwick, colored, for seduction, ttempting to procure an abortion, mcd until Wednesday next. lather. —For the past few days ruitful, conversational subject has ng with a brightness and beauty i soilness the mornings of balmy i. Overcoats and furs hare bleu and both ladies and gentlemen <n the streets without extra wrap te weather continues as fine for a few we will have the grass and llowers peeping up from the mould, and sonit-birds lilling the air with melody. On the suburbs Ec city, that prince of gardeners (Morton,) ays the greatest profusion of buds and orris and rare plants of exquisite beauty richest perfume. Japonicas, heliotropes, ts, and crowds of others, whose names we lever hope to learn, all have their abode with Morton, who weaves a bouquet like a I of Cold Pizen.—Oa Thursday entleman living on the west end of t, either for the purpose of giving I .nil' a wholesome scare, or for tbe ridding himself of life, Bwallowed idanum to layout about a half dozes ized men. It soon began to work, rty exhibited the preliminary mo iwsiness. Dr. Jennifer Garnett was lirectly, and soon arriving with a lach-pump, stt to work with such ss, that after-an hour's hard work vas declared capable of trying the t again. Where the Woodbine Twincth." — I , colored, was arrested some weeks le police and sent on for trial before gs court, on the charge of being one rties who bad stolen from off the | ohn Sylvester a trunk containing alued at $700, owned by M. B. Knoxville, Tennessee. John would subjected to the ordeal of a trial iv , but this morning, at the city jail, tack Sbeppard so successfully that by the jail guardians, got into the I, and, by the aid of an old table, 1 the outer wall and made himself . Blueskin, who attempted the feat was seized by watchman Franklin | iously thrust back into the jail yard. I deserves credit for his daring and escape. healre —There was another good I night at the theatre, and another performance. Daman and Pythias lay, and we have seen Forrest act luch better. To-night will terminate reign at the legitimate, and Mr. will take his leave of us with one ■court's mo3t courtley bows. There i wide difference ol opinion among in this city as regards the merits of . The Enquirer has praised every as done, and pronounced him one of st living actors, and the Dittpatch, a it had seen him, was al.-o quite if its enconiuma; while the n'Mg > main, agreed with as, and assigned le place, and fixed his proper magni g tbo stars of the stage. 'eekbj Papers. —We aro under ob to Messrs. Johnston & Selden, 918 el, for the following pictorial and ipers: "The Varieties," a new cat did ate for public favor—more flashy than even the "Day's Doings" or "Sporting Times;" "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper;" "Harper's Weekly," and that finished and ever welcome publication, "Every Saturday," with a portrait of the venerable poet, William Cullen Bryant. This number is also acoompa nied by a supplement. Messrs. Johnston & Selden have on band all the newest and cheap est literature of tbe day, and are well supplied with the works of tho most popular writera Personal. —Among the nominations sent to the U. S. Senate on Wednesday, we find the name of Dr. William B. Davis, to be Assistant Surgeon, U. 8. Navy. Dr. Davis is a highly cultivated gentleman, and will be an ornament to the service. He is now in Norfolk, wo be li -vi.', waiting for orders. Madison Ward Republicans —There will be a meeting of the Republicans of this ward next Tuesday evening at 7 o'clock, at the Union Hotel, Seventh street. Business of im portance will be brought before tho meeting, VOL TIL NO. 61. quirement of tbe law of Mosea ij, that on the arrival of any Hebrew child at tbe age of leen years, he is to be confirmed by the >i and received amongst his people as one tern, with capacities to distinguish the i i from the wrong and fully accountable is own acts of omission or commission. is done by the parents of the lad present im before the congregation, in tbe Syna e, to the Rabbi, who receives him with a *r addressed to the Most High God in his f. Ho then addresses the candidal* as to ature and extent of bis daties in his new relation, and the latter replies in an address. The peculiarly quaint and solemn musio of the Hebrews is heard tho while, and the whole ceremony concludes with a blessing on the candidate, and a benediction by the priest, Kn a social reunion takes place. This beau- I ceremony took place at noon to-day in Eleventh street Synagogue, the officiating Rabbi being Rev. Dr. Bettelheim, and the candidal.; confirmed Philip, son of Henry Stern, Esq., of this city. Last week a simi lar ceremony took place on the occasion of the I conlirmatii n of Henry Myers, son of Isrirel Myers, of First and Broad street. United States District Court. —Befoie Judge Underwood to day : United States vs. Wm. Boiling, indictment for violation of the revenue law. Verdict iva. J. W. Floyd, indictmeßt revenue law. Verdict not vs. Wm. It. Lindsey, indict feiting tobacco stamps. Ver ssioner's Court. —John W. immissioner,today, examined uel Smith for indictment for i tobacco manufactory in this indsey was up for defrauding of internal revenue tax on ii hearing. Appom'ed.— Mr. Thomas nt one of the efficient deputies lal Parker, has received an n the postaflice department as the Danville railroad. Mr. .(■ a capable, vigilant and ef nd being of even temper and disposition will necessarily rf, Petersburg. —lt is staled s are in progress which will i a change of proprietorship it at this well-known Hotel, n this city, of long experience nd who knows how to keep a said to be making nrrange ltrol of it. iinjjs on Broad street, be- Tenth streets, next to the for dozo, Alsop St Fourquerean, d lor the erection of the now letbodist Episcopal church of Hemenway is pa.tnr. The nplcted will be an ornament f the city. rl of Appeals. —The time o f was consumed in the argu inry A. Wise for tbe appellan hnson 11. Sands vs. the Com t'c Appointed. —William 0 jOutea county, was to-day r.\ public by Governor Walke lilic Meeting. a Committee of the Aepnblican ringer's Spring Park, on the lßth Le following rceoln ion wa* miao us Commutes call a hum mooting i Party, at Denrriuger'a Spring he loth hist., as 6Ji P. M,, ami in ilicana who ar« willing to work party ami Its success, and not for md the said meeting aud Kid in of the same, the above resolution a mass meet can party will he held at Deur k, o> Monday, tho Kth Inst., at mutilans ol tVe city of Richmond ritad to to present at that meet f vital importaace to the party 3 the same for its action. Oood invited to address the meeting. Jbuirmaj o! Committee : MVLR ANGLE, Jr., ry Aatl Ring Republican Party. irrival of those world renowns ' SEWING MACHINES at BOHAJTfBB A STItSNG'S, WB Main street. BlLL.—This colebrated physician at the MONUMENTAL HOTKL. ig his services will find him. lie id vender of many CELEBRATED owe their discovery to his inven OTICX. TORY PEARL TOOTH POWDER umeudid as the best dentifrice is and preserves the teeth, hardens a tho breath; and, containing no stance, is perfectly harmless, and ,ith great udvantagn. Sold by all 25 and 50 cents per bottle. A MULTITUDE 01? FAULTS."— it tho pale cheek, to gladden tbe the disoise (hit is lurking and wis upon yonder rapidly declining lor wan features are bedewed with i feeblo aud hor day-dreami are ight with its heavy pall of gloom -ow ! I Can she not be restored 1 i all It! onticifig charms and bean thrill of joy through her feeble >f English Female Bitters, which n.-ther column. Oo thou aal buy LLAR BKWINii MACHINE pur luary, 18b6, from the Family Sow [>any, 86 Nassau stroot, N. V., has istaut iibo ever since. It has not once, lias cost nothing for re simple aud reliable iv operation, r to sew. Those friends of mine | ti the new improvements are very j ie one I have I would not part MRS. ANN W.CUTHBURT, t Thirty-sixth street, New York. | By Cook A Ijmghton, Auctioneer". A .> -I .. N E X ,1 BALE 18 IU ACRES OF LAND, IN DI.WYIDDIK COUNTY, AT AUCTION. In t-unipliitH ti with a daaraaof the Uutted tita es Distiict Cour', for til.- Piatriotof Tlrjatnla, of Slsr, 1t.09, in the matin ol William U. Brows, bank rupt, I Hill sell at audiou, uu tt'KDN KSDAY, TUX 18rn DAY OF JANUARY, 1171 at 11 o'clock M., in front of tha United iStatos Court |li«, Iv tliti city of Kictiiuond, A Tit ACT OF LAND, Unwl Uiieconnty, containing I»4W ACRES, all »'i criptlon of till, properly Mill ba giren on of sa'e. . I'lßMi. —Oue third oath j th*. b*lauce on a credit of six au 1 twelve months, the puic-buser to give lotos, iulLit-iit added, for the deferred puymeuts the title to he lvluinod by tho assignee' tiutit said notes are mid. J.2t-liißli- LE'WISE. HIGBY, Atsignca V 17l MAIIK FIUIM »l> CTdl iplL* £ouiethilig ite.'.ed l-y everybody. Oill and see ; or 12 samples scut (i.Ojiage psidl for 50cl«. that retill easily tor |l(l It 1.. 11'ul.CoK 181 Chatham Square, N. t. 4w Adfertlueiaents will be innerrM (n the IVENINt* JOURNAL at the following ratei; One square, one Insertion f 7ft One square, two Insertion l 2ft One square, three insertions l 7* One square, six Insertions 8 00 One square, twelve insertions ft go One square, one month 10 00 One sqnare, two months is Ou One square, three month* 26 For quarterly And yearly Advertisers Special arrangement* will be made. BY TELEGRAPH J BXCLUSIVBLY FOR TH" STATB JOURNAL. t I TBRRIBLB HAITI. I. IW HUM k. I Defeat of the French Army of the Loire. FirriKH THOUSAND FRENCHMEN - FALLEN. THE GROUND COVERED WITH SNOW AND BLOOD. Reported Excluiively for the State Journal. London, Jau. 14.—A dispatch has been received here, from a correspondent with 10 Army, of tho Loire, giving the details of tho first day's battle. The Army of the Loire has been completely defeated within seven miles of Lemans. Cannonad ing has bcon beard all day, and the effect on the population is marvellous. People rowded to the tops of the houses, and le thoroughfare.', displaying the inteusest terest. At nine o'clock, the French right wing on the East of Lemans was suddenly Hacked by the vanguard of the Prussians, /ho emerged from the woods on the ex rsnie right. An alarm being given, a lortion of the French infantry immediately heeled into line of battle, and artillery mshed forward. The enemy took up a cry advantageous position on the right of le left French wing. The consequence as, that the French lino, but imperfectly ormed for action, the batflo began iv arnest. The French line presented ppearance of a semi-ciicle, which extend d over 12 miles of country. Snow lay on the field—presenting a range contrast to where yet untrodden to more bloody work raging in the centre. Shortly after the engagement com menced, the Prussians opened a terrible rtillcry fire from tho woods where their rlillory had been posted, and under the loiter of which was flanked and con ealed, an imrcenaj cavalry force. The intention was to turn and break Chanzy'a right wing by strength of can nonade. By 5 P. M. upwards of 15,000 French troops had fallen. Shortly afterwards the wholo French line was in retreat. Chanzy is now reported sick. *<£>«. IIAIIKU'IS-TO-DAVS THI.KGKAMS New York Markets. (ported Exclusively for the State Journl. Wall Street, Jan. 14—Money easy at 6@7 icr cent. Kate on governments 6, and stocks Kzchaoge lirmer at an advance of one uarter—now quoted at OJal 60>davi, 10}^. old steady at UQ%@llO%. Governments >ened firm at an advance of 14Q14, »nd con nued firm. Cotton firm—Low Middlings, 14% ; Uplands, b\i. Sales 12,000 bales on spot, and 2,400 for uture delivery. Liverpool Market. ieported Exclusively for the State Journal. Liverpool, Jan. 14—1:30 P. M.—The cotton arket is unchanged—sales 10,000 bales. Up lands, IX@l%; Orleans 8. The stock of cot ton amounts to 445,000 baloi. of which 234,000 bales are of American production. Receipt* for the past week have been 95,000 bales, of which 63,000 were from the United States. J n t Lit- matter of G. W. Brooks t>t als ys J. M. Per due, bankrupt—in bankruptcy. TU WHOM IT MAY CONCERN ; Please to take notice, that a potition ban beeu pre ■ented to the Hon. W. VV. Forbes, Esq., R-gister in Bankruptcy in said District, by Janus M.Moody, assignee of the estate of t>aid bankrupt, to sell tb\j real estate belonging to slid bankrupt, free from all liens thereon. This is to give notice to all persens interested, that in terms of said petition an order ban beeu issued by the Register aforesaid, for all persons who may be in terested in said estate, to appear before the said Reg ister, at bis office, in the city of Richmond, on tbe aut day of January, 1871, at 10 o'clock A. M , and show cause, if any they have, why such order ■hoiild not be granted. Ja 14 S2w JAMBS M. MOODY, Assignee. 4066 TN THR DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED J. STATES, for the District of Virgiuia. Id the matter of John 8. Bandy, Bankrupt—in Bankruptcy. To Whom it May Concern:—The uudersigued, W. W. Walker, of Westmoreland couuty, Va.. hereby gives notice of his appointment as assignee of tbe &> tateof J. S.Sandy, of Richmond e../y, in Bald district, who was, on the 15tb day of St-p ber, 187", adjudged a bankrupt on his own petition by the District Court of said district. Dated January 13,1871. Ja 14-83W W. W. WALKER, Assignee. I CN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED L States, for the District of Virginia. In the matter ol Geo. W. Saudy, Bankrupt—iv Biiikruptcy. To Whom it may coucern:—The undesigned, W. W. Walker, of Westmoreland cu'y, Va., hereby giro* notice of his appointment as assignee of thu estate of Geo. W. Sandy, ot Richmond c'ty, In said dwtii>t. who was, on the 15th day of Boat, 1870, a bankrupt ou his own petition by the District Court of said district- Dated January 13,1870. Ja 14—SJw W. W. WALKER. Assignee. n«i IX the District Court ot the United States tor the X District of Virginia. In the matter of Thos. Johnsou. b.nkiut.r- iv l-Liikiuptcy. To Whom it May Concern: —Tii« undesigned, L D. flaymond, of Bedford county, Vs., hereby giv**s notice of his appointment as assignee of the estate "»f Thos. Johuson, of Bedford county, Virginia, iv said district who has heretofore been adjudged a bunk rnpl ou his own petition, by the Du-triot court of ai Id distrh t ja H—S3w L. p. HAYMOND, Atsiguoe. 3064 I N the District Court of the United States 'or the ; 1 District of Virginia- Iv the matter of Jack MuGhee, bauki upt—in bankruptcy. T.i wto*n It M*y Concern:—The undersigned, L. I>. Ur-.-'ii'ii' 1 , of Bedford co'ty, Va., hwreby gives notice 0 . n piintnu-nt as 88-iiguee of the c tate ni Ja k McGhee, of Bedford county, Virginia, In ■aid district, who has heretofore been adjudged a bankru, t on his own petition by tbe Di trici cci. i ofHai-1 distrh t. ja 1 i—S3w L. P. HAYMOND, Assign—. ltM I TN the District Court of the Juited State* for tbe DUtrictui Virginia. U fie matter of Williamson Burcett, bankrupt in bankruptcy. To whom it May Concern :—The undersigned, 1.. D. Ilajmond, of Bedford county, Va , b.r*by glTee notice of h's appoint ncnt »t> ashiiriiwe of the estate of Willlamwa Buruftt, of Bedford county, Virginia, la said district, who has heretofore b*?»n adjudged a bankrupt oohU nw» peatloa l.y the District ootut of said district, ja 14—l>3w L. D. lin YMONLV Assigns* O EX THE KEVOLVING CHRYSTAL PAttfM VTIO O MORT4R, at WAGNER & CO a Prqysaa Illuminated nightly.