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T H K DISPATCH.
BY COW AR DIN & ELLYSON.
The DAILY DISPATCH I* delivered to tnbecrt
i?e. p?r week, psyshletothe currier weekly.
Mailed *t per annum'; ?S.5" fornix montbe; 7?c.
per month for * *hortor period.
The SKMl-WREKLY DISPATCH at 9< per an
num. or $2 W for ?lx month*.
The WKKKI.Y DISPATCH at ft per annum.
^irhntoiid psptrh.
KRIBAY JANUARY 2C, 1866.
faa?e? of >aiionnl Grratiir*
There is one portion of the late lecture of
Mr. Bekchkr, in New York, which mar* the
gi-nersl pood scn*o and practical wisdom by
which u is otherwise characterized. It is that
in which he follow* the common custom of
ascribing the great proaprietv of this country
jo its superior intelligence, without recogniz
ing the immense resources which Providence
ha? placed at it* disposal, and thereby flatter
ing the self-love of the |?opular sovereign till
the language of his heart, if not of his life,
becomes that of the self-satisfied Eastern mon
arch when he exclaimed, 44 Is not this great
? ? Babylon, which mine hands have builded ? "
We are not blind to the remarkable energy
anil shrewdness of the American people. Their
enterprise in peace and their courage in war
have never been surpassed. But they have Also
enjoyed peculiar advantages for greatness,
such ae rarely fall to the lot of nations, and
with tin* creation of which they had nothing
to do. Their civilization, their laws, their
letters, their religion, were transplanted, full
grown, from Europe, and have taken deep
root in the soil. As to our material growth,
the natural resources of our country have
-!trely something to do with that. With such
a vast and fertile territory, and such rivers
and lakes, we should be ti very inferior race of
hitman beings if we had failed to become
rich and jtowerful. That we have devoted to
their development a degree of energy and
intelligence worthy such resources is a just
reason for national pride and satisfaction, but
not lor ignoring the Head higher than our
own, which has conferred uj>on tin means of
success unknown in any other country of the
glols*.
We are surprised that so sensible and prac
tical a ]H*rson as Sir Morton Pkto, on his
return to England, should coolly advise the
people of that country to 44 imitate the
resources of the United Slates " We dare say
they would be very glad to follow the Baro
net s advice, but how to go atiout it would be
the question. The New York World suggests
that they should manufacture a chain or two
of likes like those on our northern frontier,
and create three or four territories of rich
land iiue Illinois ; two or three adequate and
appropriate rivers, and a few hundred milesof
Kocky Mountains, full of gold and silver, and
locate them tit the middle of their little
island. If they have not enterprise enough to
ruvoinplish .that achievement, they need not
? \pert to be developed. We appreciate the
amiable desire of Sir Morton to cultivate
good feelings between the two countries; but,
leallv, we think that, considering the small
ncs? of the capital in natural resources that
hi - own little island?a mere speck in the
seas?had to start upon, and the immense
results it has produced, Englishmen have ns
much ground us Americans lor national pride
ami self complacency.
The Count Jonuucfc
In view of the terrific out laugh t that has
been made l?y the New York Herald upon the
legitimatedrama, it must be matter of public
congratulation that a champion litts appeared
in its defence whom even the veteran of the
11,aid tnu>t admit to be a 44 foeman worthy of
his steel." This is no less a personage than
that chivalric knight, the " t'ount Joannes,"
Known outside of courtly circles by the popu
lar sobriquet of " Oeuruk Joneh." The j
Count informs the public that lie never criti
cises any subject he is not practically ac
quainted with, whether of the Constitution.
the laws, history, fine arts, or the drama;
and to take all responsibility which may
attach to his views, always signs his name
to his productions thus?4* The Count
.)oa.vsj-.s." lie informs its that in the classic
times of (fleece and lloine, the drama was part
of the representative religion of the country,
anfl, lie might have added, Judging from the
flue morality of some of the performers of the
present day, that it continues to occupy that
sphere in our own Republic. He insists that
the drama has also the high sanction of the
great Apostle of the Gentiles, of whom the
Count Joannes speaks i 11 a manner that must
raise St. 1*ai i. highly in public estimation as
a person of liberal ideas and an intelligent
pit run of the fine arts. In his immortal
Speech 111 the Areopagus, St. Pai'l quoted
*r<uu a dramatic poet, A it aits of Cilicia, in
that well-known passage, 4* As certain of your
?? own poets have said, are we not His oft
?? spring?" From the authority of St. Pavl,
the Count Joannes gracefully meanders to
that of Chief Justice Marshall, George
Washington and William Wikt, of Vir
ginia, as follows :
"1 lH*c:iiiie .1 stockholder in the Richmond
Theatre, Virginia, lor the public good, believ- ?
i'ig, as i do, that a theatre, properly con- j
ducted, is a great instrument in promoting
public morality, by representing the happiness
and reward for virtue, and the remorse and
punishment of crime. John Marshall,
44 Chief Justice of the United States." j
And history has declared the attachment to
the theatre by Ihe father of his country,
George Washington, who always visited the
tlo-atre, and select til '4 The School for Scandal,I
especially when he invited hi 9 .friends.
?41 believe the theatre, when properly carried
on, is a powerful adjunct to the pulpit.
?? William Wikt, of Virginia."
The practical application of the whole article
U'allack'* Theatre, and tIke application in this
case is the chief part of the discourse. It
would be a profanation of chivalry to suppose
that a free ticket, or any personal motive, has
dictated this eloquent vindication of the
drama. Such a perversion of the true spirit
of knight-errantry might be conceivable in
fiK"K >k Jones, but not in 4,The Count Jo>
A N n es .'4
Humble ?Beet.
On one occasion, many years ago, on the
trial of a cause in one of the courts of West
ern t irginirt, in which Mr. Peikpoint, the
present Governor, was engaged as on? of the
counsel, a young lawyer on the other side
endeavored to obtain eclat for his maiden
speech, as is sometimes the case with young
lawyers, by a very grandiloquent display ol
rhetoric and invective, in the course of which
he became somewhat abusiveof his opponent,
and finally set down with the air of a man
who had accomplished greatness. Mr. Psia
point, on rising, took no farther notice of him
thau to observe that "the young gentleman
" resembled a bumble-bee?bigger when he
44 "was hatched than he would ever be after
44 wards."
We were not aware before that the bumble
bee had this peculiarity, and took the trouble
to iuquire into the creature's tricks and man
ners. We find that it is even so. The buyable
or bumble-bee, on its first entrance into life,
emerges from a thin shell (which it entirely
fills) about the slxe of a hen's egg. It is, at that '
period of its existence, about as big as a man's
thumb, or as large again as when it comes to !
maturity. It crawls about In this state for
some time, feeding on the honey which it
obtains from the flowers, nod yon are then at
liberty to take it on your band, If U has no
fllifr-vblili often tb#ceee,~?#*4 enaaUs It
DA ILY D IS PA T C H.
VOL. 29?NO. 119. RICHMOND. FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 1866. PRICE TWO CENTS.
at your leisure ; you must be careful, howeve\
for if it can it will certainly sting you. During
thin period it has no wings, but soon the heat
of the summer sun begins to exert Its powers
, upon our friend, the bumble-bee, and, instead
of expanding, as we should think natural, he
dwindles and pines, and before long assumes
his ordinary size and shaj>e, and /lies away to
make a home for himself in an old tree or
decayed light wood, where he gathers and
stows away food for the future. There is no
school-boy who has not, at one time or other,
captured this spoiler of the flowers and shared
his hard-won feast. The learned, on these
subjects, must pardon tins short and common
place description, as we had it not from a
savant, but only a rustic observer of nature
who was not so well acquainted with techni
cal terms, but was death on facts.
(iovernor Pkirpoixt's opponent is notalono
in resembling the humble-bee. All humbugs
belong to this family. The tribe is so nume
rous that wo are almost inclined to think that
, man rose at first by slow gradations, not from
monkeys, as some learned persons have
affirmed, but from humble-bees.
A New Nobility.
The Washington correspondent of the New
York Herald relates that a committee of the
New York Chamber of Commerce waited upon
the President the other day, and sent in their
cards, with the number of millions they were
worth appended to their names; for example,
F. S. Wixstox, President Mutual Insurance
| Company, representing seventeen millions
dollars; R. II. Bcrdell, President of the
I Krie railroad, representing sixty millions; H.
It. Chaplis, the largest merchant of the
globe. The Herald suggests that we have new
! titles of nobility. Instead of using the prefix
of "Lord" or "Sir," we might have inscribed
on the cards of our new nobility, W. B. Aaron,
forty millions; Jonx Joxeh, seventeen mil
lions; ArursTt's A not. phi** Brow*, ten mil
lions; Thbophii.cs Robixsox, twelve millions;
HirRo.vTxrs Dry CJooph, the largest merchant
; tm the
LOCAL MATTERS.
Another Gakrotixo Cass.?On Wednesday
night, at a late hour, a policeman, near the
corner of Twentieth and Broad streets, ht ard
the cries of a man in distress, and proceeding
to the place whence the cries came, found a
man lying senseless upon thepavement. After
some 'effort he was aroused, when he stated
that he had been " muz/led" by gurroters and
knocked down. The policeman left for a
moment to procure assistance, and in the
mean time the man got up and went away. On
the spot where he laid two handkerchiefs were
found, one marked with the name of William
Lewis. Two reporters, passing the corner
of Twentieth and Broad the same night,
picked up a woolen glove, which is supposed
to have belonged to thegarroted party.
Tub Clotiiixo Robbery. ? John Shay, a
youth of doubtful reputation, was before the
Mayor yesterday to answer tlie charge of
breaking into the store of A. Polack, on Broad
street, on Sunday last, and stealing n quantity
of clothing. It will be remembered that, on
tlio previous day, Tom Dobson and Pat Cun
ningham were examined and sent on to the
Hustings Court upon this charge. We under
stand that the evidence against Shay consists
in the fact that he was seen in company with
Dobson and Cunningham on Sunday. The
case was continued, and the accused commit
ted, in default of bail.
Disorderly House.?The proprietors of the
Star saloon, situated opposite the old United
States Hotel, ajijieared yesterday beforo the
Mayor to answer a charge of keeping a disor
derly house. Policeman Loyal stated that the
only instance of disorder he whs aware of was
on the occasion of the demonstration in which
Kate Cushman, the " Hosting Gal," of Locust
alley, and an oflk-cr of the United States army,
were concerned, and that the proprietors then
made every effort to quell the disturbance.
Thereupon the Mayor dismissed the case.
A Nboro Sent to the Pknite.nhart.?On
esterday, John Turner, a brother of the negro
ramus Turner, sent a few days since to the
>euitentiary for stealingrbrass car-boxes from
ho Richmond and Danville railroad, was
trough t before Judge McEntee, charged with
wing an accomplice in the theft, and, being
ound guilty, was sentenced to join his brother
or twelve months in the ''white house" on
wnitentiary hill.
Arrest on a Charue or Burolary.?A
negro, named William Coutes, was arrested on
Wednesday night, charged with breaking into
the store of Weisiger & Thompson, on Seventh
street, and stealing a considerable amount of
groceries. He was committed for trial.
Tempekanck.?We are glad to receive the j
most gratifying accounts of the success of the
several Divisions of Sons of Temperance in 1
this city. Their work, seriously interrupted i
by the war, has been recently recommenced, j
.iiitl already a complete organization of the 1
arder has been effected, and not a week passes
but dozens of men are redeemed from tl:e
error of their ways through its potent influ
nice. The two Divisions which meet on
Church Hill (Springfield and Hutcheson) are j
in a highly prosperous condition, while the
Shockoe Hill Divisou is equal to either of its
sisters in pushing on the good work. The
gentlemen connected with the Order in Rich
mond are among our best citizens?hard
working, industrious and intelligent men?
tnd under their fostering care there is no
reason to doubt that the temperance move
ment will result in a great moral reform in
this community. The fact that bar-rooms
have sprung up, since the evacuation, like
mushrooms, in every path, is an additional
incentive to the temperance men to use in
creased exertions.
Guvernmb.vt Sale.?There was a Govern
ment sale commenced, on yesterday, at the
Government lot, at liocketts. of mules. The
stock appearing in had condition, there was
only seven or eight sold, at prices ranging from
twenty-three to twenty-flve and twenty-eight
dollars. The Government limit being twenty
five dollars, the sale was discontinued. Seve
ral wagons were also sold at fifty-seven and
sixty dollars. A lot of horse-shoes, chains,
and other scrap iron sold for four hundred and
sixty dollars?good price for the amount of
iron sold.
Juiwb Lyons'* CorRT.?Nothing but civil
ses were before this Court yesterdav. Liti*
ition between landlord and tenant, in which
>unsel are employed at fees quite sufficient
r their compensation, was the staple com
odity of the cases yesterday. We recollect
i old song about the law, one part of which
n thus:
" If you're fond of pure vexation
And long procrastination,
You're Just in the situation
To enjoy a suit at law."
Lt is strange how some people seek that
dress at the hands of the law which they
Ight easily get by a little " reasoning with one
lother," and with no expense. But the
orld is thus created, and wesupj?ose we must
y?so mote it be.
Pbovoit Court?Brb vet-Colon el McEntee
iesidikol?'The following cases were disposed
in this Court on yesterday :
Dick Henry, an unfortunate and indiscriml
its oleaginous negro boy, was charged with
ealing three pounds of butter from John '
Limmlngs. The evidence showing that a
tie difficulty had previously occurred
tween plaintiff i\nd defendant, the little
gger way suffered to slide from the hands of
e law, and will probably remain clear uutil
> gets taken up again.
A negro, named Jackson, and another, rais
Lmed George White, were arraigned upon a
targe of going into each other in the style of
a most modern prize-fighters. This was no
>ubt the truth ; but George testified that he
idn'tbeen "doin* nuffln', " and that Jack
tackled him widont cause." He had a " tear
his coat" to show "de extent obdebe&ttu."
ickson was fined fifteen dollars, five of which
ere devoted to the purposes of the Court and
n to repairing the damages to White's coat.
The case of Pat. Lee, charged with stabbing
serge Brown, negro, cam* hp again, and was
pain mttantd,
New Richmond Theatre.?" William Tell"
and ?' Taming of the Shrew" are advertised as
the plays for to-night. Plny-goersof Richmond
can now enjoy what they have been deprived of
for a long time?the performances of a good
dramatic company. Among the names of the
members of this company we notice that of
Mr. F. C. Bangs, who, we learn, will appear
this evening. Mr. Bangs is a flrst-clnss
actor, and many of onr readers will recollect
that upon his first appearance in Washington
he was hissed for the fact that he had served
in the Confederate army. He served in front
of Richmond during a great portion of the
war as a non-commissioned officer, and as soon
as the war ended, returned to his profession,
where we wish him all success.
Bulwer's " Lady of Lyons" was rendered
with much taste last night to a good audience.
Mr. Roberts filled the rolr. of "Claude Mel
notte" with his usual grace, and the character
of the beautiful and impassioned " Pauline"
was admirably sustained by Miss Carson.
" Old Bailey"promises still to be a favorite in
Richmond. MisS Phillips made a very good
"Madame Deschappelles." Messrs. Reilley
and Barth carry their parts well. Mr. Duri
vnge personated " Hickory," in the "Spectre
Bridegroom," admirably, and elicited peals of
laughter.
Go to spe Bangs to-night by all means. That
he is a first-class actor will be attested by his
comrades, who have whiled away many an
hour in camp listening to him repeat.
Ordinance Violations.?The usual number
of castas involving violations of ordinances
were brought to the notice of the Mayor yes
terday, and a considerable accession to the
amount of funds in the city treasury was the
result. The police have their " eyes and ears
open" to all cases of this sort, and any one j
who disregards the law as laid down by the
City Council may depend upon being hauled ,
up. Captain John Poe has displayed, in the |
lower part of the city, an amount of sagacity j
scarcely to be equalled. Still we think some j
of theordinances of the city might be slightly
modified, without injury to the public good.
Wf.aki.vu But's Clothes.?On Wednesday
night, Policeman Sweeney, hearing the sound
of a voice which he took to be that of a small
boy's, as if in distress, went to the spot from
whence it proceeded, and there found what at
first seemed to be a boy, but who, on being taken
to the station-house, proved to bo a woman!
Ample apologies having been made, and the
Chief of Police having been satisfied that no
crime was intended, the woman was dis
charged.
The Strevoth op a "Mrp.L" Tested.?On
yesterday, as an iron safe was being removed
from Lancaster & Co.'s, on Main street,
to a dray, it fell upon a mule, and interrupted
operations seriously. The mule, however,
was not much injured ; merely crushed down
to the earth, from whence he " rose again,"
fresh as a " new-blown rose."
Charob op Embezzlement.?Martin Casey
appeared before the Mayor yesterday upon
the chargo of taking and selling a lot of bread,
the property of C. H. Page, and appropriating
the money to his own use. At the request of
Colonel August, the case was continued until 1
to-day, and Casey was admitted to bail for his }
appearance.
Hop at the Ballard IIorsB.?On Wednes- |
day night, the United States officers stationed
in this city gave a hop at the Ballard House,
which was well attended. The officers
appeared in full uniform, and the scene was
very brilliant. The " exercises " closed about
3 A. M.
Perboval.?General S. L. Brown, of the
United States Army, and Honorable W. II.
Brown (M. C.), from Chicago, 111., arrived at
the Ballard House yesterday.
MARINE INTELLIGENCE.
MINIA T U R K ALMA X A C-J A > u A RY 26, 18*f.
Sun risen 7.0c?| Moon seta, morn.... 2.49
Sun nets.... 5.oo| High witter 12.35
TOUT OF KICIIMON'D, January 25, 1SU0.
AREIYHD.
Steamer City of Richmond, Stranalian, Norfolk,
United States mail, merchandise and passengers,
IlaskiriM A Bridgford.
Steamer S. o. l'ierce, Bennett, Fortress Monroe,
(ioveniment stores.
Steamer Stephen Decalns, A-sbidll, Fortress
Monroe, Government schooners in tow.
Schooner Rhodela Bleco, Erickson, Fortress
Monroe, Government coal.
Steamer General S. Van Vliet. Jones, City Point,
schooners in tow, A. Millspaugh <fr Co.
Steamer State of Maryland, Tracers, Baltimore,
merchandise and passengers, 1). At W. Carrie.
Steamer A. Winants, lilodgate, Fortress Monroe,
Government stores.
Schooner Heading Railroad, No. 4fi, Davis, City
Point, Government tobacco.
P
BAILBD.
Steamer M. Martin, Livingston, Norfolk, United
States m til. merchandise and passengers, llaskins
& Bridgford.
Steamer S. 0. Pierce, Bennott, Fortress Monroe,
Government ordnance.
Schooner Hope, Shannon, Western Branch,
ordnance, A. Millspaugh Ac Co.
MEMORANDUM.
Brig Albert Adams and two coal-loaded schoon
ers at Citv Point, bound up.?Reported ft;/ Pilot
(hinningnnm, of the Steamer City of Richmond.
WM. KNABE <fc CO.,
MA.Vl'FACTl"RKHS OK
FIRST PREMIUM, GOLD MEDAL,
GRAND, SQUARE
AND UPRIGHT
PIANOS.
These Instruments having been before the pub
lic for the past thirty years, have, upon their ex
cellence alone, attained an unpurchased pre
eminence that i*onouuces them unequalled. Their
TONE
combines groat power, richness, sweetness, and
tine singing quality, as well as great purity of
intonation and harmoniousness throughout the
entire scale. Their
TOUCH
is pliant and elastic, and is entirely free from the
stiffness found in so many pianos, which causes
the performer to so easily tire. In
WORKMANSHIP
they cannot be excelled. Their action Is. con
structed with a care and attention to every part
therein that characterises the finest mechanism, i
None but the best seasoned material is used in their
manufacture, and they will accept the hard usages
of the concert-room with that of the parlor upon
an equality?nnatfected in their melody; in fact,
they are constructed
??NOT FOR A YEAR?BUT FOR EVER."
All our Square Pianos have our new improved
Grand Scale and the Agraffe Treble.
Every Piano fully warranted for FIVE YEARS.
WABEK00M8: 350 WEST BALTIMORE STREET,
Ja ??3ni BALTIMORE.
TJAKVEY8 <fc WILLIAMS,
COMMERCIAL BLOCK,
CARY AND THIRTEENTH STREETS,
are now receiving, In store, and will be kept In full
supply,
SUGARS?Crushed, Extra, C, Raw.
COFFEES?Prime Klo and a few bags of splendid
pure Old Government Java, for families.
BACON?Sides and Shoulders, prime quality.
WHISKY-Of all grades.
We are also Agents for the sale of
LEAD,
SHOT,
WHITE LEAD
and ZINC,
in cans, for Painters' use.
LICORICE-The celebrated O and F brand.
MANUFACTURED TOBACCO?Finest grades.
FLOUR?Best Valley brands, Ac., Ac.
The attention of the trade is dalled to the above,
rhieh will always be for sale at lowest cash prlees.
ja 9?lm
9.
OUN Tit Y-KNIT ROCKS, also
. MERINO and COTTON BOCKS, at
a 35 LEVY BROTHERS, 15 Main street.
FLO UK.?Superior FAMILY. EX
TRA and SUPERFINE FLOUR for sale low to
rgg tc#M8H
jg i?4a cornsr of Ninth and Main street*,
HOTELS AND BOARDING-HOUSES.
^RLINGTON HOUSE,
CORNER MAIX A5D SIXTH BTBEETS.
Having newly renovated and fitted up this
WELL-KNOWN AND POPULAR HOUSE,
I am now prepared to accommodate any persons
wishing
BOARD BY THE DAY,#WBEK OR MONTH.
I would call the attention of the public to the
PLEASANT AND CONVENIENT LOCALITY,
and pledge myself that every effort shall be made
to make it agreeable and comfortable to those who
may favor the house with their patronage,
ja 23?lw T. L. COURTNEY, Proprietor.
Hoarding.?Mi?s bidgood, south
aide Main street, second door above Seventh,
can take a few more BOARDERS, with or without
lodging. de 30_ta
>OWHATAN HOTEL,
CORNLR ElBTEXTH AXD BROAD 9TREBT8,
(near the Capitol,)
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA.
GEORGE J. SCAMMELL, Proprietor.
This HOUSE, having been put In thorough re
pair and re-furnished in the must complete style, is
prepared to receive guests. The accommodations
are FIRST CLASS, and guests can rely upon find
ing in the POWHATAN the comforts or home, with
all the luxuries of a hotel of the character it claims
to possess. de 11?3m
ESTABLISHED 1845.
LOUIS J. B0S8IEUX,
Manufacturer of
DOUBLE-REFINED STEAM CANDIES,
And Dealer in
CONFECTIONERY, FRUITS, PICKLES, CIGARS,
4c., Ac.,
icgs to inform his old friends and customers that !
he has resumed business at his old stand,
No. so MAIN STREET,
ne desires to return thanks for their past liberal
?atronage and invites them to a renewal of their
)UsinesH connections, promising [equitable deal
ng ,tnall profits and quick sales. ja 25?Ct
HUNS AND PISTOLS.?We invito the
C* attention of the public to our stock of
DOUBLE-BARREL SHOT GUNS,
BREACH-LOAD1 NG RIFLES,
Smith and Wesson's celebrated
BREACH-LOADING CARTRIDGE PISTOLS, |
COLT'S AND OTHER REVOLVERS,
CARTRIDGES,
POWDER AND SHOT,
ELEY'S CAPS,
SHOT BELTS AND POUCHES,
POWDER FLASKS, 4c.
Orders received for any kind of SPORTING
IKMS OH PISTOLS.
MITCHELL it TYLER,
de 11?ts 108 Main street.
' ICORICE PASTE.
j
We have in store the following brands:
I. C. & Co. 1
YNUKRIA,
F. G. C.,
0. it F., j
All of fresh importation.
For sale by
II A R V E Y 9 4 WILLIAMS,
COMMERCIAL BLOCK,
[ja 18?lm]
EW GOODS.
WILLIAM C. LEWIS it CO.,
corner of Fourteenth and Franklin streets,
Richmond, Va.,
Importers and Dealers in
CHINA, CROCKERY, GLASSWARKJHOUSE
FURNISHING GOODS, KEKOSINE,
CHANDELIERS, LAMPS, &c.
Always on hand a Large assortment_of M t ,
P'SiP WAN5'"and 'WHITE CHINA
DINNER and TEA SETS, WHITE GRANITE
wtotea ?2itMletwake kink
FKKNCII
ii.1,irA'H Hssortinent of
CUT and PRESSED GLASSWARE, 4c
at the lowest prices.
J. G. SNELSON,
formerly of Stkbbixs, Pclt.kx & Co., would be
pleased to see the old patrons of the firm at the
above establishment. Ja M?3m
>UOK'S CELEBRATED FLOUR and
J other brands,
5ou barrels PRIME BUCK-EYE and MERCER
POTATOES.
3o barrels CIDER VINEGAR,
SUPERIOR FAMILY So A PS,
BOURBON and PURE OLD KYE*WHISKY,
MANUFACTURED and LEAF TOBACCO,
SMOKING TOBACCO, in bulk and small
packages:
FICKEN 4 WILLIAMS'S REFINED SU
GARS,
PURE and EXTRA WHITE LEAD,
PHOSPHATES and BONE DUST,
LIME and CEMENT,
SWEET CIDER.
PALMER, IIARTSOOK & CO.,
a 12?3m Libby Buildings.
ADAMANTINE CANDLES.
Ox Hand,
ONE THOUSAND BOXES
BEiT QCAUTT
ADAMANTINE CANDLES,
iberal trade discount made on hundred-box lots.
HAKVEYS & WILLIAMS,
Commercial Block, Carj and Thirteenth streets, j
AGENTS FOR THE MANUFACTURERS.
fja 13?3m] |
" IQUOR8.
40 barrels RYE BOURBON RECTIFIED
WHISKY.
10 quarter and eighth casks FRENCH BRAN
DY, imported ;
5 quarter and eighth cask* SHERRY WINE,
imported ;
IRlsn and SCOTCH WHISKY,
ALLSOP and YOUNGER ALE,
BARCLAY PORTER, all imported;
MOET and CIIAUDON'S CHAMPAONE,
GREEN SEAL, Ac., for sale low by
Ja 9?ts FRENCH A CRENSHAW.
shewing and smoking
Vj tobacco and cigars.
JAMES THOMAS'S " BRIGHT POUNDS."
" CHRISTIAN'S COMFORT."
B. F. GRAYELKYS "JESSE BROWN" and
"JOHN WARREN."
" MULBERRY," light pressedportnds, very fine.
".ZEPHYR PUFF, ' "DUCALION," "SCAKP
ALETTI."
A MOST SUPERIOR ARTICLE LOOSE AT FIFTY
CENTS PER POUND.
VARIOUS BRANDS OF VERY FINE CIGARS.
For sale by DANDRIDGE A ANDERSON,
ja lft?ta 10ft Broad atreet.
VfOTICE TO TAX-PAYERS OF
il HENRICO COUNTY.-All citizens of Henrico
county liable to county and State taxes are
requested to call at the Sheriffs office and set
tle the same Office over McC'ormick'a liquor
store, on Main street, between Eighteenth and
Nineteenth,
ja 22?tlstfe P. 11. HUFFMAN, Sheriff.
Citt Watkk Wokkh, January 23,1*<W.
NOTICE .?This oftiee has lieen
removed from Cary, between Eighth and
Ninth streets, to Bank, between Ninth and Tenth
atroeta. J. L. DAVIS,
Ja 24? lw# Superintendent.
1MIE DISPATCH i? printed on TYPE j
MADE AT TUB RICHMOND TYPE FOUND- ,
11Y. Every article requisite for a Printing Office at
Northern pricee. II. L. PKLOUZE A CO., I
Ja ltt_3m Richtftond. T?. I
r1"
[\NION8.?NORTHERN ONIONS, in
\7 barreli, for tale by
Ja If WILLIAM T. KING 4 CO.
SPECIAL NOTICES.
A Card to the Public.
The flnu of BELVIN A ATKINSON wa* dissolved
by mutual consent soon after the evacuation of
Richmond, of which due notice has been given.
The sign of BELVIX A ATKINSON that now
Appears on Twelfth street, between Main and
Franklin, doea not represent the former firm ; but
H. A. ATKINSON, of the former firm of Belvin A
Atkinson, will be pleased to see the friends and
patrons of the old firm of Belvin A Atkinson at his
.tore, on; GOVERNOR STREET, ABOVE FRANK
LIN, where they can bo suited with GOOD 1LIS
X ITU RE at moderate price*. ja 23?lw
Co-partnership.
The undersigned, of the firm of Kent. Paine A
Co., hare formed a co-partnership for the purpose
of conducting a general
auction and commission business,
under the firm of
PAINE A CO.,
And have taken the store No. 106 Main street, next !
below Mitchell A Tyler, and will be pleased to re- j
:eive consignments from their friends and the I
public. W. G. PAINE.
Ja 10?ts R. A. PAINE.
?aj* Dispatch Job Priming House?This es
ablishment has been fnrni?h*d with an EX
riRKLY NEW OUTFIT OF STEAM PRESSES and
J IV la Ii a. el ? ?? * ' ' ? "
MPROVED MACHINERY, and with everything
?? ? - ?. v. ?? . ?, m a f fi x* cm il. ? i t V, V\ Aut V A11 ndil IN
n the TYPE DEPARTMENT that the best Founders
:ould supply, and is now prepared to execute i
orders for every description of
PLAIN AND ORNAMENTAL JOB PRINTING, j
FOR MERCHANTS,
MANUFACTURERS,
MECHANICS,
AUCTIONEERS,
BANKS,
RAILROADS,
steamboats,
EXPRESS COMPANIES,
INSURANCE COMPANIES,
HOTELS,
RESTAURANTS,
BOARDING-HOUSES,
THEATRES,
CONCERT HALLS,
CLERKS OF COURTS,
SHERIFFS,
CONSTABLES,
LAWYERS,
D0CT0RS' DENTISTS,
COLLEGES,
SCHOOLS,
nd for all other per?on.?, corporations and institu
tions. We print
BUSINESS CARDS, CHECKS,
VISITING CARDS, NOTES,
?' AT HOME" CARDS, DRAFTS,
WEDDING CARDS, PRICES CURRENT,
BALL CARDS, TITLE DEEDS,
SHOW CARDS, TRUST DEEDS,
ADMISSION CARDS, LEASES,
ELECTION CARDS, RECEIPTS,
TIME TABLES, TAX BILLS,
WAY-BILLS, LICENSES,
CIRCULARS, BONDS.
BILL-HEADS,
NSURANCE POLICIES, SHIPPERS' RECEIPTS,
ALEX DAKS, STEAMERS' BILLS,
NOTICES, DRUGGISTS'LABELS,
JILLS OF LADING, TOBACCO LABELS,
MANIFESTS, CLOTHING LABELS.
JILLS OF FARE, DRAY TICKETS,
yONCERT BILLS, COAL TICKETS,
ROGRAMMKS, WOOD TICKETS,
HEATRE BILLS, BREAD TICKETS,
HOW BILLS, MILK TICKETS,
?OSTKRS, all sizes ; REWARD TICKETS,
'ASSENGER TICKETS, ELECTION TICKETS.
CERTIFICATES OF STOCK,
RENEWAL CERTIFICATES,
MANUFACTURERS' LABELS.
All work ordered will be done in the most artistic
manner, and at vert i.ow pricek.
COLORED PRINTING OF ALL KINDS. jaH_
iJTrinter's luk.
ALL COLORS AND QUALITIES.
fe are the sole agents for Virginia of
AVADK'S CELEBRATED PRINTING INKS,
nd will keep constantly on hand for sale
\V8, BOOK AND JOB INKS,
COLORED INKS OF ALL KINDS,
GOLD SIZE AND VARNISH.
Ve will supply all the above as low as they can
bought at the manufactory in New York,
he Ditpntch is using these inks, black and
ored, in its Book and Job office.
trderfl from any part of the South promptly filled
BIDGOOD k RILEY,
a 17_t? 121 Main street, Richmond.
Life Insurance.
INSURE IN THE BEST SAFEST AND
CHEAPEST COMPANY.
THE CONNECTICUT MUTUAL LIFE
OF HARTFORD.
I. the LARGEST LIFE INSURANCE COM
fY in the country.
hue the LARGEST ANNUAL INCOME.
he. tlie LARGEST SURPLUS OF ASSETS 0\ ER
BIL1TIES.
Hlil I IIJ*7.
ias the LARGEST BIA ISIBLE i>IJtPL ?
ius paid the LARGEST DIVIDENDS ANNU
nrntfihes insurance AT LESS COST than an>
company.
al, nearly
? insurance, apply to
Due. F. W. HANCOCK and
J. GRATTAN CABELL,
Medical Examiner*, or
THOMAS M. ALFRIKND k SON,
tSfTFarmrra. Sure Voor Nhucke.
BALK YOUR SHUCKS.
SEND YOUR SHUCKS TO MARKET.
0. B. STACY 4 SON,
PKAI.KRi* 15
FURNITURE. CARPETS AND BEDDINO,
Nn. lio Main utreet, Richmond,
trill pay on** dollar per one hundred pounds for all
the SHUCKS you deliver to them at their MAT
TRESS MANUFACTORY, on Cary and Sixteenth
streets, Richmond. de W?ts
WANTS.
"WANTED, bva middle-aged woman,
TY a SITUATION AS HOUSEKEEPER, ora*?l*t
( ant. Is a g?*>d plain *cain*tre?M and is willing to
make horse 1/ useful. Good references given and
required. Address post-office box No. 'lU,
j ja 24?3t ?
Aja 1 MACKEREL,
1> No. 1 MACKEREL.
35 kits No. 1 MACKEREL.
10 quarter barrels No. 1 MACKEREL,
10 half banrel* No. 1 MACKEREL, #
Juit received peT "Bontheroer." _ ?
DANDK1DGE 4 ANDERSON,
f de W?ts No. 10* Broad street.
TUST RECEIVED, CASH'S COVEN
fl TRYICAMBK1C TKILtINO, all widths i tlne
IRISH LINEN, SHIRTING C^ON, TAPE TRIM.
MING. ENGLISH HOSIER!, CRAPE COLLARS,
^ ^'^KYY BROTHERS. H Main street.
PRENERVED OINOER,
MACCARONI, 4c.
[ cases PRESERVED GINGER,
eases MACCARONI,
cases MIXED PICKLES.
Fust received by steamer.
DAN PR!DOE 4 ANDERSON.
xprtuiT.
I lo boxes LAYER and BUNCH RAISINS,
S barrels CURRANTS, for sale low to flew*
consignment.
FRENCH 4 CRENSHAW.
Ja ??Is corner of Ninth and Main otreets._
AT COST TO CI1O8EL our whole
1 V stock of FANCY DRESS UtHiDS
Ja M LEVY BROTHERS, if Xttaatmt.
the DISPATCH'
TERMS or ADVERTISING:
One square, one insertion ?*.,
Ons square, two insertions.. ! I!
One aqnare, three insertion* ' } H
One square, six Insertion*.... 1 i!
One aqaare, twelre insertion*','.'. ? ?,
One square, one month Z?
Oq^ square, two month* .*
One aquare, three moutha .1j* oo
bw^TotXttonery. &c.
Beautiful volumesofchoice
ENGLISH BOOKS.
BACON'S ESSAYS AND COLORS OP GOOD AND
EVIL. With Note* and (?l<>*earial Index, by
WaioHT. One volume. l#mo. *2.
THE GOLDEN TREASURY OP THE BEST SONGS
AND LYRICAL POEMS IN THE ENGLISH
LANGUAGE. Selected and Arranged by FlAXCM
Tvrxek Pamikave. One volume. Hmo. $2.
THE JEST BOOK. The Choicest Anecdote* and
Saying*. selected and arranged by Mark Lemon.
One volume, ixmo. f-.
THE FAlKY BOOK. The beat popular Fairy
Stories, selected and rendered anew by the
author of "John Halifax, Gentleman.*' ft.
THE BOOK OF PRAISE. From the be*t English
Hymn Writer*, selected and arranged l>y Kurx*
PKLL PALMEK. ?}i
THE BALLAD BOOK. A selection of the choicest
British Ballad*, edited by William Allisoham.
?2.
A BOOK OF NOBLE DEEDS OF ALL TIMES AND
ALL LANDS, gathered and narrated bv "The
Author of the Heir of Redclyffe." $2.
THE SUNDAY BOOK OF POfcTRY. .elected and
arranged by C. F. Ai.kxanokr. *2.
THE CHILDREN'S GARLAND FROM THE BEST
POETS, selected and arranged by Coventry
Patmokk. $'J.
BUNYAN S PILGRIM'S PROGRESS. Uniform with
the " Golden Treasure Stories."
THE POEMS OF ROBERT BURNS. E.lited by
Alexander Smith. 2 vole, ti.so.
THE WORKS OF CHARLES DIC KENS. Handsome
12ino. volume*, from *1.50 to *2. Either work
sold separately.
' WOODHOUSE k PAlillAM,
| late Jainea Woodhonse k Co.,)
i ja ti?1? Governor street, near Main.
HOTOGRAPHIC ALBUMS.
WOODIIOUSE St PARHAM,
DEALERS IX
BOOKS, STATIONERY, MUSIC AND
PIANO-FORTES.
Agent* for Dunham's celebrated PIANO-FORTES,
which they have been selling in this city for more
than twenty years.
Also agent* for the British Reviews and Black
wood'* Magajinc, which are especially interesting
at this time for their article* on American affairs.
We have just received another supply of
PHOTOGRAPHIC ALBUMS, to which we invite the
attention of the public.
JAMES WOODHOUSE,
B. M. PARHAM,
of the late firm of James Woodhouse k Co.,
Ja22?t* Governor street, Richmond.
WDHOUSE <fe PARIIAM,
(Late James Woodhoi'sk & Co.,)
BOOKSELLERS AND STATIONERS,
Governor street, near Main,
have for sale a large and complete assortment of
BIBLES AND TESTAMENTS, from the plainest
and cheapest to the finest made ; various sizes and
stvles of binding ) English and Ainerlran editions.
PnAYKR BOOKS, of various sizes and styles of
binding : PRESBYTERIAN PSALMS and HYMNS ;
METHODIST HYMN BOOKS?Southern ; BAPTIST
PSALMODY?Southern. They have a supply .of
PLAIN BIBLES and TESTAMENTS, published by
the American Bible Society, which tneywill fur
nish gratuitously to reliablp persons for dixfribu
tion, or to those unable to purchase. Ja 10
A. H. CHRISTIAN, M. D. C. E. CARDoZO.
BENJAMIN BATES.
ji H. CHRISTIAN a CO.,
BOOKSELLERS AND STATIONERS,
MAIN STREET, OPPOSITE SPoTSWOOD HOTEL,
keep constantly on hand a well-selected stock of
MEDICAL AND MISCELLANEOUS BOOKS. ?
SCHOOL BOOKS, embracing all tin? best text
book* in English, French, Latin, Greek and Ger
man. Our STATIONERY DEPARTMENT will be
found full and un*urpa*sed.
Medium, Demi-Crown and Cap Blank Books, in
every style. Memorandum, Bank and Pass Books,
in great variety. Copying Presses, Books and Ink.
Oil and Blotting Paper, Notarial Seal Wafers, &c.
Photographic Albums, Work Boxes, Writing
Desk*, Gold Pens, together with a great variety
of Fancy Good*, Prayer Book*, Bibles and Hymn
Books.
A liberal discount made to teachers. Country or
der* will receive prompt attention. ja 9?ts
REAL ESTATE FOR SALE.
By W. B. Robin*, Real Estate Agent,
Iron-Front Building, Governor street, Richmond.
A X excellent"]farm, of four
1\ HUNDRED AND FIFTEEN ACRES, IN
AMELIA COUNTY, THREE MILES EAST OF
AMELIA COURTHOUSE, A STATION ON THE
RICHMOND AND DANVILLE RAILROAD. FOR
SALE.?The land Is all good. well fenced and well
watered ; on? hundred and tw?'iity-(ivo acre* are
cleared,and produce well of the uku.iI crop* of com,
wheat.tobacco, clover, Ac. Two hundred and ninety
acre* are well set ill pine and oak woods and timber.
There are two nice now log house* of four roorua
each, each suitable to make a small family com
fortable until larger and more stylish buildings
can be erected. There are about one hundred
young fruit trees of choice selections set out. The
fencing is all in good repair. The location is very
healthy and the neighborhood unexceptionable.
Convenient to churches, schools, saw-mills and an
excellent flouring and grist-mill. In the hands of
an enterprising and tasteful man, the farm could bo
made in a year or two to Im? worth twice or three
times what is asked for it: and the produce could
be made to refund the entire purchase money. The
owner is a merchant, and sells because he has no
time to attend to the farm and wants the money in
his business. Friee,$0,wo, on liberal term*?very
low. W. B. ROBINS,
ja 6?1 in Real Estate Agent.
By W. IL Robin*, Real Estate Agent,
Iron-Front Building, Governor street, Richmond.
A PLANTATION?"IN NOTTOWAY
/\ COUNTY. V A., Til REE MILES FROM
BUKKEYILLK JUNCTION. CONTAINING THREE
HUNDRED ANI) FIFTY ACRES, IS OFFERED FOR
SALE. About two hundred and twenty-fivd acres
are cleared and under one enclosure. The remain
der is in woods?fifty acres of it in original growth.
There are seven spring* on the place, and ail the
fields are well watered. The soli is good, produ
cing well of corn, wheat, vegetables, tobacco, Ac.,
Ac. The tobacco fields are considered the best in
the county, not having been lately reduced bv the
cultivation of corn on them?and the owner thinks
that, witli good manag?m?ntfaud a moderate use of
guano, three-fourths of the whole purchase money
might be realized from the first crop of tobacco.
There are an old apple orchard, and a small
sited peach-orchard of young frees, and a
great many excellent cherry trees. The im
provements' consist of a framed dwelling-house
of six rooms, besides store-rooms and closets.
It is painted and covered with tin. The
yard is well shaded and hand*omely turfed?the
kitchen has two r?>oin* on the ground door and one
above. New smoke-house, corn-house, stable, Ice
house, tobacco barn ; and overseer's house near the
main dwelling. The location is very desirable, In
a good neighborhood, healthy, arid near churches
oft he various denominations ; accesitlble to four
markets. Will sell, also, horses, cattle, bogs, fod
der, shucks, Ac., and fanning implements at valua
tion. Fries of farm, ?".5oo.
j a 6 W. 1L ROBINS. Real Est ate Agent.
By W. B. Robins, Real Estate Agent,
Iron-Front Building, Governor street, Richmond.
BE L L E R O r~FOR SALE PRI
VATELY.?I offer for sale that desirable place
called BELLE KOI, containing EIGHTY ACRES OF
LAND, and BUILDINGS built for. and suitable for,
a boarding school for young ladies, located in
Gloucester county, Vs., on the York River road,
four miles from Gloucester Courthouse and two
and a half from Cnppahoosic wharf, on York river.
A large New Building, (built in W44J for a board
ing school, with ten large rooms?say all?aixteen
by sixteen feet, with green blinds to all the win
dows; out-house with four room*, m?at-houae,
barn, coru-house, carriage-house and stable;
these la>t not all in good condition, some of the
weatherboard 1 ng having been polled off d uring the
war. A fine pomp of water within a few feet oftha
house : a good young orchard of peacn and apple
trees. The garden was pulled down daring (ha
war. There are about eighty acre# in the Tract,
twenty of which are cleared end in good condition
I to cultivate?the balance Is well timbered in oak,
i chestnut and pine, excepting about ten acres that
! was cleared in l'?>, but since grown op in small
; bushes of chestnut. The above Is ashoit deeertp
' Hon of the place; persons wishing to purchase
; will, of course, examine for themselves. It la no
toriously healthy. It Is in one of the taoet thickly
settled neighborhoods in Eastern Virginia, conve
nient to three churches, vis: Methodist, Baptist
and Episcopal. For a school, it Is one of the neat
locations in Yirglula. Pries, ft,000
ja 0?1 in W B. ROBINS, Real Batata Agent.
_ WALANDWOOD^
T> J. WHITE. DEArTEK XN AN
IV, TIIKACITB A si BlTl'SJJOJ'S COAL. ??;
fldently recommends the PHtBNIX RED
COAL as superior for cocking and
it. Coal k?pl dry under cover. OMce al
Owens k Hoi), No. ?
side the dock. Orders left at WMBfr-ijJI'
corner Sixth and Broad, prompt* attended !*
de M?Is
and wood yard.
coalB
N. B.-OrdsrepromRW
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