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Treasury Department will bo partially sus pended until after New Year's Day. Pay ments by warrant upon the Treasury will be very light for the remainder of the month, and there will be no occasion to draw heavily on the forty-million reserve. The President in conversation yesterday stated that he had no intention of with drawing the nomination of Attorney l iencral Williams. The friends of Mr. Williams are confident that he will be con firmed so in after tho reassembling of Con gress in January. Tho United States marshal has minted a complete list of the creditors of Jiv Cooke & Co., with tho amounts claimed. The lollowing is a general sum mary of the different obligations, with the number and amounts : Philadelphia house, number 1,437 amount, $3,408,410.58. New York house number 753; amount, $4,584,134.19 Washington house, number 784 ; amount $667,589.93. Secured liabilities; Phila delphia house, number 17; amount, $1 174,774.30. New York House, number _ amount, $13,341.07. Total numbers i!, 993; amount, $9,848,250.07. Of the above claims there are about tw millions of dollars which are fully offset and for which the holders retain amp. collateral. NEW YORK. I'imiiiclnl. New YOBS, December 21.—As usual a the Sock Exchange this morning, call wa commenced at 10:30, but owing to the con fusion in consequence of tho early adjourn ment of tho board, the governing oommitte ordered the stoppage of business. Th following are the quotations: Stocks dull Money (1. Gold 109 J. Exchange, long 8 short 9}. Governments dull. State bont quiet. Disaupearecl. New York, December 24,—Thomas C Chisholm, a prominent Chicago grain denier, recently arrived here, has disap petted. Items New York, December 24. —Doland & Barrel!, glove dealers, and William fit. Carpenter, millinery goods, have suspend ed. The amount involved is believed to be about $300,000. A Key West dispatch says, the Wyo ming, under special orders, left last night for Aspinwall to fetch the steamship Gen era} Sherman to her former port. MARYLAND. l» ;>lli ol' !!:<■ Ucitltiilest Hun lv lliil. (iiiiorv. Baltimore, December 24.—John S. Hopkins, the wealthiest man in Baltimore, is dead, aged 79 years. Mr. Hopkins last March gave four million dollars to found a free hospital ; also 15,000 shares of the Baltimore and Ohio railroad stock to found v university on his Clifton estate. I CALIFORNIA. Ilic Neuntorshlt.i.. ; San Francisco, December 24.—Judge" Hager, of this city, anti-railroad candidate, was yesterday, at Sacramento, elected United States Senator for the short teim on the second ballot. MISSOURI. St. Louis, December 24.—The Col lier white lead and oil wonts were burned last night. Lost $00,000. FOREIGN. CUBA. New York, December 24.—Advices from Cuban sources relative to the military movements of the Cuban army, state that in tho attack on Manzanilio on the 20th of November, the insurgents captured twen- i ty-fivo rifles, eight thousand cartridges, a j quantity of gold and Spanish bank notes, cloth, provisions, &c, besides destroying one million dollars worth of property, aud capturing one hundred prisoners who were paroled. The losses of the Spaniards were esti mated at over two hundred, while the Guban loss was thirteen officers, and sixty privates killed and wounded. On November 20th the Cuban army went into camp at Sanja, having made fur 'her captures of 150,000 cartridges, 7« l ifles and a number of horses. Cuban agents in this city state that orders have been received that no more rifles aro needed by the Cuban forces, as i hey havo captured moro than sufficient to arm all the forces they can put at present SPAIN. Bayonne, December 24.—Ten steam ers are at San Sebastian for the purpose of embarking the force of Republicans under •m ™ J?k ~r ! ?n es' which i 3 surrounded by .10,000 Carhsts, and cannot escape capture except by taking refuge on vessels. FRANCE Pahis, December 24.—Tho reported OOTTDOIR PROPHECIES. - , BY JOHN HAY. One day in the Tulleries, When a aonth-weat Spanish breeze Uronght scandalous news of the Queen The fair, proud Emprets said, "My good friend loses her head ; If matters go on till* way, 1 shall tee her shopping some day In theßoulevart-Capnclnei." The saving twlftly went To the place of the Orient, And tbe »tout Queen sneered "All weU I" d.. . .'d."?' T P r _ ,a anu Pmde, ma belle I But I think I will hazard a guess, "Si. *! e _ on one '•ay piny Ing chess with the cure of Carabanchel." Both la<lies, though not over wise, V. ere lucky in prophecies. For the Boulevart shopmen well Know the form of stout Isabel, As sho hays her modes de Paris : And after Sedan, in despair. The Empress, prude and fair Went to vlelt Madams ta Mere. , In her villa at Carabanche !— Bat the Queen wm not there to tee. [Scrtbner't for January. STATK NEWS —James Shay, supposed to have been murdered in Staunton, a few days since, was accidentally killed, as declared by a jury of inquest. —It is understood that in the case of Elzy ej, als, vs. Graham et als., a suit in volving some $17,000 purchase money of the Gunßton estate, in Fairfax county, the counsel for the plaintiffs have entered a motion before the court of appeals for a re hearing of the case. —The Virginia Peoplo learns lhat a joint S stock company is organizing in Pulaski county, for tho purpose of manufacturing boots and shoes on a large Bcale. The company is to have $10,000 capital; shares to bo sold at $50. Nearly seventy shares have already be,.-u taken, and there is a fair prospect of selling the balance. _ —The rails on the Lynchburg and Dan ville railroad i.aye now been laid to a point thirty-six miles from Lynchburg, or nine miles beyond Staunton river. Sixteen milea more will take the road to Pittsyl vania Courthouse, which place will be r reached early in February. Comparatively little work will bo done until after the —There are two colored men, called respectively Henry and July, living near the Rev. Isaac Long's on Mill creek, in this county, who Shave been digging for gold for the last two years. The place of their research is in a bar ' ren hillside, where they believe a large quantity of the precious metal was hidden a long time ago by some one who had stolen it. Some of their friendly white neighbors have tried to persuade them that their undertaking is foolish and . useless, and that the reward they seek may be found sooner by faithful labor on the farm, but they seem possessed with the idea that the gold is there, and will only work enough to get bread and somo raggedclothing, when they return again to their fruitless search.— Rockingham Reg [ 4.ENERAE ITEMN. —Julia Ward Howe says that no 1 woman can be brilliant after marriage, and • Mrs. Hows has been married several years. —Tho last words of an Arizona miner J were "Boys, strike a light. I can't see to drift here! Give me a knife to cut this fuse." —Nineteen brothers of General Ryan, who was one of the victims of the Virgin ius affair, have already put in an appear : anco for public sympathy. • —The farmers of Vermont are killing ■ their sheep to a great extent, because it is ■ more profitable to sell the skins than to > keep the sheep through the winter. ' . ai) y ' D solent Spaniard ever places ; his haughty hoof upon the prairie sod of > Champaign county, 111., he will And a full fledged military company at his heels in less than twenty minutes. —"The bright particular star, whose ' effulgent light shines most conspicuous in the galaxy which illuminates the dramatic ' I horizon in America at present," is plavine in Charleston, S. O. X I —The New York Tribune acknowledges i the receipt of $20 which somebody has ■ sent to its conscience fund. If the conscience • fund of all newspapers were paid up there > would be an amazing increase in the wealth of journalists. ! —The Postmaster-general has made ar rangements for a fourth regular mail from New Yprk to Europe each week—the new or additional mail-day being Tuesday. Mr. Creawell has determined not to make new contracts after the expiration, on the 3lßt iDstant, of those' now in existence, • but ho will give the ocean mails to vessels which make the quickest trips across the • Atlantic. The case of John W. Morton, charged : with appropriating to his own use $116,000 ( government funds, while employed in the . money order department of the city post office, came up yesterday, and a motion was mado to quash the ind.otmeut on the ground that Mrs. Morton had turned over all the property on condition that criminal proceedings against her husband should be abandoned. Decision reserved, fj __,___. . In England and America rebellions are generally crushed in tho mass, and after -1 wards tho leaders come back into Parlia ment and Congress rather as heroes than as sinners. Modem France rushes into a great war and gets soundly thrashed, and supplements its overthrow by shooting several thousand of its own people, and condemning its unfortu nate generals to death. If Bazaine is to be sacrificed, Napoleon HI. is safe in the grave from the same fate if he had been caught and tried by the same tribunal that condemned tho ill-starred hero who fol lowed poor Maximilian to Mexico.— Philadelphia Press. A Boston lecturer the other night re- j peatetl a story which an old lady once told . him. This lady at one time kept the most I select boarding-house in Cambridge.near the college. One day a seedy-looking man, with unkept hair and beard, came to her door and asked for board. "Sir," she said, "understand that I receive none but gentlemen into my house." "Very well " he replied, "I will go elsewhere." "And who do you think that shabby fellow was ?" the venerable lady said to the speaker. He was no less than Professor John CJuincy Adams, now President of the United States." There is (or rather was, for, rest his soul, he's dead), one liquor dealer in Mas sachusetts whose soul was not impenetra ble to tho visitings of conscience. He violated the laws in Springfield * _ few days ago, when he committed suicide, we presume from remorse for his past iniquities, though possibly ho had been imprudent enough to drink his own liquors. If there needs must be suicides we know of no class that can commit them with greater pro ! ' ' — Op twenty-five men who have been Speakers of the House since Congress only one—Jame K. Polk, of Tennessee—ever reached the White House. Henry Clay was speaker twelve BOHD PRICE CUBRENT ANI» IIIHIt I\HMM.| Richmond, December 24,1878. Offer tnge. Vhlte, 783 .bushels. Red, 490 bushels. 7hlte, 1114 bushels. Rye—ll bushels. Sales Wheat-Whl te, 454 bushels © »1.78 to *i _o i.""». p . riln .* to. common. Red, 884 bushels © 11.70 to »1.3fl for very good to common. Corn—White, IVO6 bushels ©65 very good new ■ 20 prime private term*. —-—»•- Oats—l2o bushels good mixed 48c.; .186 very good white 48c; 108 very good white 60c. Rye—4 bushels prime 87c. i*i — LITE STOCK. Richmond, December 17, 1873. Mr. 1. Gimml, weighmaster at the Live Stock Scales, makes the following report of transac tions for the week ending December 17 : Cattle, 12.1 head, sold from $3 OOoss 50 per hundred lbs. gross. Sheep, seld from tl 0068 oo per 100 lbs. gross. Hogs, sold from $4 7307 25 net. Veals, per bead from $5 00010 00. Re- axkb.—The market is well snpplied, and lt will be observed that the prices have devi ated bat little as compared with those of last week. In cattle there Is an Increase in the offerings and sales, and the condition nearer an average, judging from the contracted mnrgln In amounts paid per head. Mt» 1 TOBACCO. SI. AC*. Lugs, common, to good » 6 oo© 6 60 Lugs, medium to good c 800 7 60 Leaf, common to medium 8 000 9 00 Leaf, good 9 60011 OO Leaf, line wrappers and stammers.. 12 00014 00 saiaHT. Lugs, common, chiefly smoker* 7 000 8 r.O Lugs, medium to good smokers and Lugs, extra smokers 18 00026 00 Leaf, medium to good fillers 10 00016 00 Leaf, extra to good fillers 14 00010 00 Leaf, wrappers (mahogany), com mon to line _~ 12 0001S co Leaf, wrappers, com. to medium.... 11 00025 00 Leaf, wrappers, good 30 00046 00 ' Leaf, wrappers, fine to extra 90 oo©7o 110 I*l I. UMBER REVISED BY GIBSON k BROCK Sixth Street and the Canal. Lumber of all kind* very dnll. Va. Pini—4 4 boards Mer'taoie..«lo © in " " clear 14 0 18 6-4, 6 4,8-4. " 16 0 16 B'rds and scantlings —clear heart 35 Knotty IB 0 is Joists and framing tlm'rs—av'ge length. 10 0 16 Long M @ an Port, a a— fi, 4-4, 8-4 and scant ling 16 0 16 Wti Oak—Plank and scantling. 12 © m Select to order 20 © 22X Hioxort —If solid, clear and good, about 26 Waxndt —4-4, 6-4,8-4,3 In,, 6x« Bxß, according to qual ity SS © 35 Hoor Ps—Dull; white oak, green. 70 ' tj_ II ckory, desi rable ™ B>_ © 9 Flour barrel staves, seasoned [H healing] 5 0 8 __ar__?_... green 211 Market well supplied, prices weaker. Seasoned poles entire ly unsaleable. Price of hoop poles and slaves nominal. Laths —Sawed, 2000 226 Split 1 26 0 1 80 Suitor.■* —Vervfew coining ln ; prices Arm. Cypress No. I—6 Inch heart _ v no @ ]2 00 N0.2d0 7 (_l © 8 00 No. 2—Saps 6 Oi © 6 60 4 Inch heart 5 000600 Sapsdo 8 000360 Va. heart pine, 4 inch 4 60 0 6 00 Sapsdo 250@300 Pali«o» —Susquehanna w. pine 25 00 ©SO 00 -n. .. Virginia pine 10 00 ©11 00 I The above are the wholesale prices paid by the dealers. . 'I COUNTBT PRODUCE. REVISED BY __~ POWERS k SON. 15-10 East Alain street. Bcttkr—fl ft Choice 28 © 30 Prime «•_■_. „,, , ,„ Fair to common fj © _~ Coat MtAL-Bolted white, fl but 0 m Chess-—Primp cuttinjr ig q ~ Goodtofair ItMQ 15 Driid FatJir— A PPI e ». 4M 0 o Peaches 10 0 c Cherries, ft ft _ 9 g 16 Blackberries, fl tt Be @ c Eons—ln crates, fl doz sg In bbls and boxes, ft dot... © as Fxathehs—Live geese fl ft _. 0 @ 60 Mixed, fl ft 40 © 60 i Flaxseed—fl bus 1 60 © 1 80 I Fi.ooa— Family ft bbl 9 28 ©io on Extra " 800©8 26 Super. 7 28 © 7 75 Fm » " 6 80 © 6 SO Hay—Vs. Tim. baled,fl 1001b5... @1 25 Va. Clover " ... tj y _ 3 Northern •• __ j p g Oats—Baled, fl 100 lbs.-. 90 © 7 ()0 Otiots-fl bbl., prime 450 © 6 on PtAt-Black Eye fl bu* 1 no © 1 25 Black " 1 w @ Potatoes—New, fl bbl 200 0 8 00 Roots—Ginseng, ft ft 6 o 0 7* Sen"**. " 86 © so St*aw—Baled, ft 100 lb* 711 © fn Somac, nominal at 75c. per 100 pounds. Shcc.s- (0 © Tallow—fl ft 7 @ VixEOAa-Older, fl gall .' 21, @ 80 Wooi—Washed, ft ft i 0 & to Unwashed a „ q m fit: yi lit:.:. —Hemlock O ver-w'gh t, ** $ 28 © 80 Middle, 118032 a., light 28 Good, damaged 23 © 20 j Oak—all weights 37 @ 42 Sims -French kip 128 ©1 so BestFiench calf 1 60 © 2 26 American calf. 1 15 0 1 60 Finished—Upper, fl ft s3 q m Habniss —Saddlers' Country, 55 [ Vft so © 3,1 I Best harness 8g @ 42 Bouea sToca-Skirting, flft 26 © 80 I Calf skins, fl ft 75 © 80 Kip skint, fl ft 40 0 50 Sheep skins, fl d0z.... 300© 600 Wool on 3 @ 10 tf, HIDES. W*tSaltkd—as they run, fl B>_ ©9 no Calf skins, eaoh 1 25 © 140 D»t—Country flint,.buying rates) 14 © 16 s »"ed 12 0 14 Green (buying ratal 4 ® 6 UROCERIES. A v. BACON AND LARD-Western shoul ders, Baß.ic; Bone Bides, 7Uaßfcc; Clear Bib, »aoV_c; Breaats, 10al4c; Plain Hams, 12a lSc; Sugar-cured. 12a13c; Canvassed, 12a14c.; Virginia hog-round, Bate*. Lard. Country, Bade; BalUmoie leaf ln tierces and barrels, loalOXc ; In half barrels, 10J*c; in keg.,.l2al2)«ic. These' are the Jobbing prices. CANDLES.—TaIIow iana.4 cent*per pound; I Adamantine, 14a16 cents. COFFEE—Rio, fair to good, 20a26c; pnm* to I choice, »7a29c; Laguayra, 28«S0c; Java, 27*28; Mocha, .»0c COTTON YARNS—Country yarn*. No «. | __ 11, *1 66; Leaksqille, N. C, yarns, $1.65. I FlSH—Herrings—Eastern gross, SS.tCae per I barrel: North Carolina No 1 cnt, »B.ooa*s.Mi per ' P North Carolina No. 1 roe I Mill SO p. r half-baml *A.60: North Carolina No. 1 .«.60a«6_Mack*r*l-No. 1 Bay mackerel, i; No. 1 Bhore, liwii; No. 2 (ln bar \V i?? - 1!?™ "" ba ™" ) •»*■•» «°' W OASTTNOS-Whole«U..B»lc.: retail. .:BINDSTONES-13»a2_. ~.r | |. lor .mall and medium; large site, 2Ka2)l. IRON—Bnr tMv jpr c-utunion intra; 6*l*Bl* for bands; Norway and Sweedet, 7a7lf ; Conn. LIQUORS — Recltlled whiskey — t Marmot "Reclined." »/ia«1.10; fall proof, il.ldo.al.JO; medium rye, t1j.0i.2; pure old rye, t_su; Vir I gmia Mountain rye, new, tl.7f>; old, ta.stial.fso I Domestic brandies. •1.28 a*. Domestic gins, I ti :.,i .- i Fruit brandies, ♦l.'iGai.au; Black berry do, tl.S6al.Bli. Oeauine Holland Gln •lo.on per case. LIME AND CEMENT—Hockvllle, Virginia •1.20a1.40; Klvertou, t1.30a1.40; Rockland ♦IXO by quantity from wharf; t1.76 by retail from store: Rosedale, t2.20a2.2fi; Calcined Plas ter, t2.75a3 ; James River Cement. t2a2.25. MOLASSES AND SYRUPS—Amber good Syrup 60a6S; N. O. Molasses 76050; Dark Stand ard Molasses Syru.w, In barrels, 27e; in tierce* IS; In hogsheads, SSc; Cuba Muscovado, In bar rels, Ma6o; Porto Rico, 80n75 ; While Syrup, *1.76.per gallon. MILL OFF AL—Rran. 20c; Shots,2Se; Brown stuff, 30c; Shlpstuff, co, wholesale from mill. NAILS—OId Dominion, 10 to 60-pinny, t6. to i 9-penny,t6l<; « to 7 penny, »6>_;*4 to 8-pennyl ♦6 \; S-iienny, *?*. By the 100 kegs,2«c. less. STEti.—Naylor's cast, 18H. English blistered, 18c; Americen do.. Ilal2c OlLS—Kerosene 18a2Cc. wholesale; strait*, 66a70c.-. linseed. 80c. per gallon by the barrel. Virginia lnbrlcating Oil, /.oc. Whole OH, 90c.; Lard Oil, 8BC.; Sperm Oil, t2.36; Labrador Cod Oil, for tanning purposes, 66a90c PAPER STOCK—Mixed cotton rags, 4a4ke, white.fiofiMc; woollen, 2a4c; imperfections 2%iaSc PREPARATIONS—OId Dominion Fertilizer, teo: Gilliam',. Tobacco Fertilizer t7O 00: Oil ham's Truck do, »70 ; do. cotton Fertilizer, tOO 00. Powhatan Raw Bone Snper Phosphate, t*o no Wfaann's Super Phosphate t&S; Soluble Pacific ■ Sea Fowl, and Norfolk Fish, ».'.() 80; English To bacco Fertilizer, $70 00; Eureka, tS7X; Flour of Bone $80 DO; Gilham's Peanut Fertiliser, tSO 00 POWDER—Sporting, ts per keg, t«.80 by the lot; blasting, *3.7..a4 by the lot; mining, *4.26 a 4.60 by the lot; Eagle powderin flasks t11.60 per cose of 26 pounds: Treble F. ln canisters, tat per Of 38 pounds. SUGAR—Raw Porto Rloo. New Orleans and CubaMus'do, SXaIOX. Granulated 12). ExtraC 10 Powdered 12J. c „ 9V, Crashed 12>_ Refined Ye110w...'..! 8 A 11 Out Loaf. 12K B lo* Country merchants should remdinber In order Ing, that refined sugar is constantly fluctuating. SALT—Liverpool, »2.40; jobbing price, per sack. Ground Alum, t2.26a2.40. SHOT— r 2.BOaSOO per bag. SPIRITS OF TURPENTJNE-SOaOOc. TEAS—Black, 4nc.asl.oo—the last a prime ar ticle; Imperial, SOatl.dO; Gunpowder. 60at1.75. METALS—lkok—Horse shoes, 71<a8Xc; mole ! shoes BXaBH: nail road Be. SPECIA-TlttimciESl. Hsr DEALERS IN SEINE THREAD. Fifteen thousand pounds Seine w__ < *_*)))J_Bt__ K Thread, my own importation, has arrived (supe rior to any other brand) and for sale low at L. LIOHTENSTEIN'S, Importer of Seine Thread, 1703 and 1707 Franklin street Hani Seines furnished at factory rrioes de 22—Sm g&" PATENT AND SOFT SEINE TWINE all numbers, SEINE LINES all sizes, SEINE CORKS and CORK WOOD, LINEN nnd COTTON ROPES, COTTON YARN all numbers—for sale cheaper than ever at L. LIOHTENSTEIN'S 1705 and 1707 Franklin street. Remember that Is the place to buy the cheapest and best Seine Thread. hW AT COST!-! I am closing out my entire stock of.. BOOTS, SHOES, TRUNKS, BAGS VALISES. Great inducements offered xt, pur chasers. Call early, or you will loße your chance. O. S. LEATHERBURY, no 11—6 iv 1419 Main street. mwii. Mccormick, AUCTIONEER AND COMMISSION MER CHANT, 1414 MAIN STREET. On consignment, a largo and desirable stock ol FURNITURE, CROCKERY, GLASSWARE DRY GOODS, HATS, CAPS, NOTIONS, CLOTH ING, io. 1 would respectfully call the attention of the citizens of Richmond and public generally, to this large and varied stock of the above named gobds, embracing as it docs nearly every artiolo to bo found in a well-stocked house. The most of theso goods have been [purchased since the great financial crisis, at greatly reduced prices, which enables me to offer to the trade and con sumers, at private sale, greater inducements than can bo found elsewhere in tho city AUCTION SALES DAILY. Consignments solicited. Outdoor sales oc * Auctioneer and Com. Merchant. W&- PERKINS & CARDOZO, GENERAL PRODUCE COMMIB3ION MERCHANTS, Richmond, Virginia. Liberal advances made on consignments. *W Special attention paid to the sale of To bacco. Grain and Flour. an 21—tf •er CHURCH COMMITTEES TAKE NOTICE.-GAS FIXTURES and CHANDE LIERS, BEBRONZED and REPAIRED—made to look as food as new—by ..„„ ,r DANIEL O'DONNELL, aP 9 ~ tf 818 Broad Street. DEPARTURE OK STRA MSIIIPII "OR MEW YORK. «_,fm THE OLD DOMINION STEAMSHIP COM PANY'S elegant steamship RICHMOND. Oapt. Lawrbkce, will sail on FRIDAY, De. osmbcr 28, at 9 o'clock a. m. Freight received until 8 a. m. On and after Novomber 1, ships will leave Norfolk at 4 o'c'ock p. m. during the winter. Through bill:- of lading signed, and good* lot* warded with dispatch toall points—North.SouU-. east and West, Close connections mode with, tju Passenger accommodations iui.-*i:rj,:_>..i.* Fare ..11200 Steerage too Round Trip Ticket* ......T .... so oo For freight or passage, apply to GEO. W. ALLEN a CO., de 38-21 Company* What*,. Rockett*. THE SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION RAFFLE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE Widows and Orphan* of the Southern DitTtmnTiot No. 708. Evtitito, Deo. 23. 50 11 58 6 C 9 30 23~2T8 6 Q 35 10 UitTtißPTiot No. 709. Moaama. Dec. «. 32 25 C 4 17 45 68 39 23 2!M 58 6t)~ Witness my hand, at Richmond, Va., this 24th Jay of December, 187 H. CERTIFICATES 0~ RAFFLI' can ha nn . chased from Captain W\ I DABNEY at <_£ Brand office, No. 9 TwtlDh ttreeN <lo S™ UNITED STATES HAH. __-___._ POSTOFFICE DEPARTMENT, I >-,«.,«.Tot. December Ist. 1673.$ PROPOSALS will be received at the Contract from Ist July, 187., to .Tone SO, 1878, on tbe fol lowing rontes in Ihe .State of Virginia, and by itie schedule of departures anil arrivals herein ."perilled, viz : ND. 4760 From Winchester '.o Capon Spring* (W. Va.), 24 V mile* and back, six time* a week, from I.lth June to 30th of Sep tember only In each year. I.eavo Winchester daily, except Sunday, at 8.30 p in; Arrive at Capon Springs by 8.30 p mj Leave Capon Springs dally, except San day, at lam; Arrlie at Winchester at 9 a m. 4761 From Aldle, by Sudley Springs, to Ma nassas, 20 miles and back, twice a week. Leavo Aldle Tuesday and Friday at 9.30 am; Arrive at Manassas by 4 p m; Leave Manassas Wednesday and Satur day at 9.30 a m; Arrive at Aldle by 4 p. ra. Proposals In vited to begin at. Sudley Springs, reducing distance 13 mile*. 4762 From Hampstead to Fair Haven, 10 miles and back, once a week. Leave Hampstead Wednesday at 9 a m; Arrive at Fair Haven by 12 m; Leave Fair Haven Wednesday at 1 p m; Arrive at Hampstead by t p in. 4765) From West Point, by Shackleford's, Driver* shop, Glenn's, and Saluda, to Urbana, 20 milee and back, three times a week. Leave West Point Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 6 am; Arrive at Urbana by 11 m; Leave Urbana Monday, Wednesday, an Friday at 1 p m; Arrive at West Point at; p in. 4764 From Stevensville, by Carlton's Store, t New Prospect, 10 miles and back, twic a week. Leave Stevensville Wednesday and Saturday at 2.30 p m; Arrive at New prospect by 8.30 p m; Leave New Prospect Wednesday and Saturday at 11 a m; Arrive at Stevensville by 2 p m. 4765 From Rural Retreat to Clem's Branch, ! 28 miles and back, once a week. Leave Rural Retreat Saturday at 8 a m; Arrive at Clem's Branch by a p m; Leave Olem's Branch Friday at 10 am; Arrive at Rural Retreat by 7 p m. 4766 From St. Tammany's, by Shaw's Store r (n. o.), Joycevllle (n. o.), and Marengo (n, o.), to Cabbage Farm, 20 miles and back, once a week. Leave St. Tammany'sSaturdayatSam; Arrive at Cabbage Farm by 12 m; Leave Cabbage Farm Saturday at 1 p m; Arrive at St. Tammany's by 7 p m. 4767 Frem Pamplin's Depot, to Walker's Church, 6 miles and back, three timet a week. Leave Pamplin's Depot Monday, Wed nesday, and Saturday at 1 p. m; Arrive at Walker's Church by 3 p in; Leave Walker's Church Monday. Wed nesday, and Saturday at 13 m; F Arrive at Pamplin's Depot by 2p m. •* From Salt Creek, by Pedlar's Mills and Winner's Store, to Forks of Buffalo, 16 miles and back, twice a week. Leave Salt Creek Tuesday and Satur day at 6 a m; Arrive at Forks of Buffalo by 11 a ni; Leave Forks of Buffalo Tuesday and Saturday at 1 p m; Arrive at Salt Creek by 6 p m. -76» From Carsonville to Elk Creek, 10 milee and back, three times a week. Leave Carsonville Tuesday, Thursday, and Satnrday at 10 a m; Arrive at Elk Creek by Ipm; Leave Elk Creek Tuesday, Thursday and Satnrday at 3 p m; Arrive at Carsonville by 5 p m. 4770 From Poplar Hill, by Stafferdsville, t< Eggleston's Springs, 14 miles and back twice a week; Leave Poplar Hill Wednesday and Saturday at 7 a m; Arrive at Eggleston's Springs by 11 a m; Leave Eggleston's Springs Wednesday and Satnrday at 1 p m; Arrive at Poplar HUI by fi p m. 4'_T7l From Hansonville, by Hawkln's Mill* and Willow Springs, to NickollsviUe, 1! miles and back, twice a week. Leave Hansonville Tuesday and Friday at 8 a m; Arrive at NickollsviUe by 12 m; Leave Nlckollsville Tuesday and Friday at 1 p m; Arrive at Hansonville by 7 p m. 4772 From Peerysville (W, Va), by Mouth ol Uradshaw Creek (n. o.) and Head oi Slate (n. o.), to Orundy, 25 miles and back, once a week. Leave Peerysville Wednesday at 12 m; Arrive at Orundy Thursday by 12 m; Leave Orundy Thursday at 1 p m; Arrivo at Peerysville Friday by 12 m. 477.1 From Sulphur Springs, by Peerysvilla (W. Va.), to Alderson's (W. Va), co miles and back, once a week. Leave Sulphur Spring Tuesday nte a m; Arrive at Peerysville by 8 p m; Leave Peerysville Wednesday at 8 a m; Arrive at Alderson's by 5p m; Leave Alderson's Thursday at 6 am; Arrivo at Peerysville by 6 p m; Leave Peerysville Friday at« am; Arrive at Sulphur Springs by 6 p. m. Proposals invited to end at Peerysville, reducing distance 32 miles. 4774 From Jeffersonville (n. o.) to Peeryville (W. Va.), aud back, once a week. Bidders will state distance and propose schedule of departures and arrivals. 4775 From Glade Springs, by Chilhowie Springs (a. o.), to Ooolsby's (n. o.), ami back, once a week. Hiddeis will state distance and propose schedule of departures and arrivals. The contiaets are to be executed and returned to the Department by or before the Ist day of June, 1874, otherwise the accepted bidder will be considered as having failed, and the Post master-General may proceed to contract for the service with other parties, according to law. For forms of proposed guarantee, and certifi cate, and also for instructions as to the con ditions to be embraced in the contract, &a.. see advertisement of September SO, 1870, and Decem ber Ist, 1872, Inviting proposals for mall service In Virginia, to be found at the principal post office*. Bids should be sent in sealed envelopes, super scribed, " Mall proposals. State of Virginia," and addressed to the Second Assistant Pott JNO. A. J. ORESWELL, de 18 Postmaster Qeneral. LOOKmO-GLASSEsT PICTtTRE FRAMES, &C „ Large assortment constantly on hand J. «E?,.™ eve, y ,t,le and a " sizes MADE TO ORDER at short notice, 20 per cent cheaper than any place In the olty. . w ?"™ ftl *°"* entßfort h.ecelebratedSTATEN ISLAND DYE WORKS. Parties living Tat a distance from the city can send articles to ns by I express and have them returned the same day All goods left with us will i-ecelve urompt atten "■ » . ANDREWS k PETERSON, 207 Broad Street, between Second !- , AUCTION SALEft. ~-~ ~, - _._.— 4818 NEE'B BACK H| BLE R_AL° F ESTATE IN lELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA. Hence to an order of the United State* Oourt for the Eastern District of Vli* ted October 31st, 187S, ln the matter of . Smith, bankrupt, I will tell at public on SATURDAY, JANUARY 10TH, 12 o'clock m.. In front of th* United istom-house, In the city of Richmond, iwlng property, to wit: ONE-FIFTH TEBEST of an undivided TRACT OF ontaining 178 acres more or less, sltna lople township, Westmoreland county, longed to Albert W. Smith, and was d by the bankrupt from Peter Smith, it* will be given on the day of sale. S :—One-third cash; the balance on a six and twelve months, the purchaser lotee for the deferred payments, with I security, and interest at six per cent. m to be added, title to be retained until sare paid. WM. M. WALKER, lawSw Assignee. BALE OF VALUABLE _j> REAL ESTATE ml to a decree of the United States Ills rt, pronounced on the 10th day of Octo ber, 1873, in the matter of Benjamin N. Robin son, ln bankruptcy, the undersigned will sell, on the premises, at public auction, that VALUA BLE ESTATE, known as the "Brick House," situate in the connty of New Kent, containing about I.SOO ACRES, lying immediately oppo site the town of West Point; said salo to be made on MONDAY, THE 2d DAY OF MARCH, IERMS.— Cash enough to pay the debts and >reat thereon, secured by trust deed executed Benjamin N. Robinson and Lucy, his wife he 26th March, 1871, expenses of sale and it of proceedings in bankrnptcy, say tB,OOO ; balance upon such credit as the undersigned lv»r Starke may prescribe. R. T. ARMISTEAD, O. A. BRANCH. BOLIVAR STARK, Trustee*. Assignee. no 81—law4w ■— I BANKRUPT NOTICES. 8062 r, THE DISTRICT OOURT OF THE UNI TED STATES for the Eastern District of Virginia. Iv the matter of R. H. Dibrell, a bank rupt—in bankruptcy. At Richmond, this 17th day of December, 1673. To Whom it May Concern—The nndertigned, Wm. 11. Allderdice, of Richmond city, and State of Virginia, hereby gives notice of hit appointment as assignee of the estate of R. 11. Dlbrell, of tho connty of Henrico, in said district, and who wot, to wlt, on the Bth day of Nov., a. d. 1873, adjudged a bankrupt upon the petition of himself, by'the District Court of the United State* for tald district. Dated at Richmond, the 17th day of Dec., a. d., 1878. WM. H. ALLDERDICE, de 19—FSw Assignee. ten IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES, for the Eastern District of Virginia. In the matter of W. Howl*, bankrupt—in bank ruptcy. At Richmond, Va., this 17th day of Dec, 1873. To Whom It May Concern—The undersigned, S. B Witt, of Richmond, Henrico county, Virginia, hereby gives notice of his appoint ment as assignees of the estate of W. Bowie, of the county of Louisa, in said district; and who was to wit: on the Bth day of Nov., a. d, 1873, adjudged a bankrupt upon the petition of himself, by the District Oourt of the United States for said district. Dated at Richmond, the 17 Ih day of December, a. d„ 1873. S. B. WITT, de 19-F3w Assignee. IN THE DISTRICT COURT Ot? - THE UNITED STATES for the Eastern District of Virginia. In the matter of Isaac Overbey, bankrupt—in bankruptcy. Eastern District ef Virginia, st : Notice is hereby given that a general meeting of the creditors of the said Isaac Overbey, bankrupt, for the purpose of declaring a divi dend, will be held at Richmond, before W. W. Forbes, eeq., register in bankruptcy, at hit office, ln said district.on Saturday, the 30th day of December, 1873, at 10 a. ra., in accordance with tbe provisions of the 37th and 28th sections of thi Bankruptcy Act of March 2d, 1887. Dated Richmond, this Sd day of December, 1173. WOOD BOULDIN, JR , de 4-T3w Assignee TNTHE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNI JLTED STATES for the Eastern District of Vlr- In the matter of George A. Reinhardt, bank rupt—in bankruptcy. At Richmond, on the 10 day of December, a. d. TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Please to take notice hereby, that a petition has been, to wit: on the 10th day of December, 1873, filed in said District court by George A. Reinhardt, of Richmond city, in said district, who has been heretofore duly declared bankrupt under act of Congress entitled "An act to establish a uniform system of bankruptcy throughout the United States," approved March 3d. 1887, for a d leehargeand certificate thereof from all his debts and other claims provable under said act, and that the 7th day of January, a. d , 1874, at 10 o'clock a. m., before W. W. Forbes, one of the registers of said court in bankruptcy, at his office, In Richmond in said district, is the time and place assigned for the hearing of the same; when and where you may attend and show cause, if any you have, why the prayer of the said petition should not be granted. You are Also hereby notified, that the second and third meeting* of the creditors of the said bankrupt will be held at the same time and P>ac e - W. W. FORBES, Register in Bankruptcy for the de 10—W2w 3rd Cong'l Dlst. of Va. TN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED I STATES, EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIR G-YIA-OCTOBER TERM, 187.1. WILLIAM BASKERVILL, JR., Assignee- Plaintiff. AOAIKST MARK ALEXANDER, SR., et. als.-Defend ants. IN BQUITY. [Extract of Deoree.j The court doth adjudge, order and decree that William T. Atkins, who is hereby appointed a special commissioner for that purpose, do take, state, settle and report an account of the trant iu-lions, 0t S. P. Thrower and R. D. Baskervlll, a* Trustees in the deed of trnst from Mark Alexander, er., dated Uth December, 1888, and tiled as an exhibit with the papers in the cause. And that he also take an account of tbe debts secured ln the second class of said deed whloh I Mill remain due and nnpaid. And ln taking these accounts It Is ordered that a publication once a week for four weeks In th* Mecklenburg Sentinel, a newspaper published in the town of Boydton, and In Th* Stat* Joubsai,, a news paper published In the city of Richmond, shall be equivalent to a personal service of notice upon all parties interested. And that the said commissioner make a statement distributing the Hinds ln the hands of said trustees among the parties entitled, and report hi* proceedings to the court. HUGH L. BOND, " Olrcnit Judge. A copy—Teste: M. F. PLEASANTS, Uomltuiona Atki»s' Office »' Boyctok, November is, 1873. } All parties interested are notified that I have I appointed TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1«, 1873, at my office at the time and place for executing I j the foregoing decree. It will be necessary for person* secured in the SECOND OLASS of the deed of trntt from Mark Alexander, sr., to Thrower aad Batker vlll, trustee*, dated December 11, i_.es, to prove their claims that day, as this will be a Anal distribution of the fund. WILI-IAM T. ATKINS. no 24 1 awl w Special Oommtealone r _ ,Br J- Thompoon Brown, Real Estate Agent and Auctioneer, COMMISSIONER S SALE i or VALUABLE REAL ESTATE, CONSISTING OF A BRICK STORE ON MAIN STREET, AND HOUSE ON NINETEENTH STREET, IN THE CITY OF By virtue and in pursuance of a decree of the United States District court for the Eastern Dis trict of Virginia, dated December Sd, 1878, In the matter of S. Lichtentieln, a bankrupt, we, the nndersigned, as Special Commissioners, ap pointed In said decree, will sell at public auction, on the premises, on MONDAY, THE 29TH DAY OF DECEMBER, 1873, at 8 o'clock p. m., that valuable HOUSE AND LOT, sitnated In the city of Richmond, on the corner of Main and Nineteenth streets, fronting on Main slreet twenty feet and eight inches, running back on Nineteenth street one hundred and sixty-live feet, and including house now'occnpied by Dr. S. D. Shultz, being a portion of the above property. TERMS:—One-fourth cash; the balance at clx, twelve and eighteen months, secured by ne gotinble notes, with interest added nt rate of six per cent, and the title retained nntll all the pur chase money It paid. JOHN. S. WISE, JACOB COHN de 18—tds. Special Commissioner*. By J. Thompson jjrown, Real Estate Agent and Auctioneer, Ills Main street, T>ANKRUPTS SALtT Mm VALUABLE HOUSE AND LOT IN TITO CITY OF PETERSBURG, VA. In obedience to a decree of the District Court of the United State* for Ihe Eastern District of Virginia, entered in the case therein pending, In the matter of J. N. Judktns, bankrupt, th* un dersigned, assignee of the estate of the said Jud kins, will offer for sale at public auction, free of all Hens, In the city of Richmond, WEDNESDAY, December 10,1873, at 12 m., in front of the United States Custom-House, a HOUSE AND LOT, fronting fifty feet on Harrison street, adjoining the lots of William H. Drewiy and others, situated in the city of Petersburg, Virginia. TERMS.—One-third cash ; balance In two equal installments on a credit of six and twelve months with interest from day of tale, and title retained until all pnrchase money is paid. r___. -_. „ JACOB OOHN, 17-2aw.lw Assignee. POSTPONEMENT. The above sale has been postponed until MON DAY, JANUARY OTH, at the same hour and JACOB OOHN, delo-2nw3w As*lgnee. Mm ASSIGNEE'S HALE am nL E5£i ESTATE INRIOHMOnT) vmoiN-F w COUNTIEs - In obedience to an order of the United State* District Court for the Eastern District of Vir ginia, dated Fobruary 6th, 1973, ln the matter of R. H. Mothershead, bankrupt, we will sell, at public auction, on SATURDAY, JANUARY 10th, 1874, at 12 o'clock, m., in front of the United States coustom-house. In the city of Richmond, tho following property, to wit : 49 ACRES lying and being at Lyell's store, in Richmond county, and 12a ACRES, lying and being at Porter's store, in Westmoreland connty, with all the improvements and buildings thereon, boundaries to be given on the day of sale. The said property is snbject to the wife's contingent right of dower, TERMS.—One-third cash ; the Dalance on a credit of twelve and eighteen months, the pur chaser to give notes for the deferred payments, with approved security and interest at six per cent, per annum to be added, title lo be retained until said notes arc paid. WM. FLEGENHEIMER, de G-'awSw WM- M- WAILKEB > mm ASSIGNEES' SALE Mm, _____ of __j VALUABLE REAL ESTATE IN THE COVW TY OF LANCASTER, VIRGINIA. In obedience to an order of the United State* District Conrt for the Eastern District of Vir ginia, dated February eth, 1873, in the matter of E. L. Dobyns, bankrupt. We will sell at public sale, on SATURDAY, JAN UARY 10TH, MM, at 12 o'clock m., ln front of the United States custom-house, In the city of Richmond, the following property, to wit- HI ACRES OK LAND, more or less, with the family residence and other buildings thereon, lying near the village of Kilmarnock, In the county of Lancaster, Virginia, and bounded by the land of Wm. L. Dogget, the estate of Addi son Hall and the lands of Wm. Davenport. TERMS.-One-third cash ; the balance on a credit of six and twelve and eighteen months, the purchaser to give notes for the deferred pay ment', with approved security, and interest at six per cent, per annum to be added, title to be retained until said notes are paid. WM. FLEGENHEIMER, RO. M.MAYO, dell-2aw3w Assignees. MM ASSIGNEE AND TRUSTEE'S fa, SALE OF A VALUABLE FARM IN KING WILLIAM COUNTY, VA. By virtue of a decree of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Vir ginia, dated the 24th day of November, 1873, In the matter of John M. Fauntleroy, bankrupt, we will sell at public auction, in the village of Ayletf, on the 2D DAY OF JANUARY NEXT (1871), at 12 o'clock m., that very desirable farm on which the said bankrupt now resides, known as "Pine Top," containing 833 acres, be the same more or less. This is one of the most desirable farms in King William county. It Is situated immediately on the Mattaponl river, which Is navigable for vessels and steamboats just two miles above Ayietts. Tbe land is very fertile and well adapted to the growth of Corn, Oats, Rye, Teas, Potatoes and Tobacco. The build ings consist of good dwelling-house, nearly new, containing eight rooms, two good barns, stable and ont-honses, all in good condition, and in a very desirable neighborhood. This land will be told free of all liens and encumbrances. TERMS OF SALE —One-thlrd cash; bal ance at six and twelve months, for note* secured by deed of trust, carrying Interest at six per cent, per annum. h_o j, . £■ T ' MOOKLAR, Assignee, de 9-2awßw T. O. DABNEY Trustee. mm ASSIGNEES SALE Mm, ______ or *[* VALUABLE REAL ESTATE IN RIOHMolff) COUNTY. VIRGINIA. In obedience to an order of the United States District. Conrt for the Eastern District, of Vir ginia, dated February Bth, 1873, in the matter of Kenner R. Cralle, bankrupt, we will sell at pub lic sale, on SATURDAY, JANUARY 10th, 1874, I at 12 o'clock m., in front of the United States custom-house, in the city of Richmond, FOUR TRACTS OF LAND, in fee simple, to wit -48 ACRES, 30 ACRES, 29 ACRES, 87 ACRES. lying in Richmond county, in the vicinity oi Farnham's X Roads. Also, A LIFE INTEREST IN THREE TRACTS, to wit: in 78 ACRES 4854 ACRES, and 26 ACRES, lying and being In the same county, with all the improvement* and buildings on said property. Boundaries will be given on the day of sale. TERMS.—One-third cash; the balance on a credit of twelve anl eighteen months, the pur chaser to give notes for the deferred payments, with good security, and Interest at six per cent. per annum to be added, title to be retained until j WM. FLEGENHEIMER. SiVwEi^T^HT^Wi I year.