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"ZTTIT~~~~ FEBRUARY 13 1W7. rp ^ ~ljCTTf:lt rBOM WAiHISfiTOS. Corr^pon^c^ony Klch mond Dl.pmUh. ?TSsSSSW* "*4 - ^r"'VZ?s"?- **"?* 20' ""a'S'i'.'Sr.K'KSi rCiP?llitSjr! of this morning, Aat the Pre 0?^r?^?iU not sign the reconstruction bill itlh niiH Congress yesterday, has put ^*<TaU speculation on the score of f.n f!L durinf the present Congress, and its fate daring vu? f ^tlng to know overy one >he mesaage of the 5 ?Int retaining the bill with his objec President ^tu^g i ^ the sl|ghte8t tjon?; again over the veto. The Hadicals are masters of the situation f-Yunoi imagined that they or any ol fwm would be nmved by what is said In oMection to their action, It appear. from positive statement. regarding what Mr JohDsoo's intentions are, that those who a^bed to him the position of an un ?? gether impossible to kn( hvPsonator Re rely. The position takin y> . verdv Johnson has e ftnd wjn give cals in Congress ?7;!Tre.teratiug a favo them strong grouTMli^^ Johnson haM rite dogma that rrjend to the South, proved himself a badIfriew ' lbe The same charge, are mad" m ] Democrat. ?ho ?nanjmjty it is de With ?KftgSftbTIToutb meet in the clared that ? m of rcconstructioo npirit of levor fore ,he dls?. r?^ton? "mbe Amoved, and di.fr.n bility clause . .^s provisions. chisi-i"?nt 8 nt Stevens claim that V* lr,riuMl o minoritv in filibustering he acted with the mmo^ y which he Ihieved It i? ?<* ,'cli"Cd n0W lbln of th<?-?c..rerm 1*1 ed ?in^ c'ase?of "impeachment; and just ?It U the opinion that enough has been now it is tuc \ with the removal a^PPresidentt but Butler may create a irwhenhethes his "VolTeTno? crv for bis decapitation. No one knows what a day may bring f"""' . , ,he The commissioners to investigate^ ?Gfenfeui.%? theffmturT^l face of the opposition of prominent Radi Ca'Dffis?; said to exist in the CM net with regard to the congres'liooal plan nf reconstruction. It ^ill ccitu oliJTdSssion at the meeting to-morrow. ? Th. deliv of the House in acting upon ire afraid of their success. Timon. Colonel Von B?whe* February 22,1861. To tht Editors of ft<? Richmmd Ufatf' In vour issue of yesterday you published an account of the probable death ot Colo i v!. Borcke. I saw to-day upon the Virginia will be glad to hear that he lives. Uefs in the Third Prussian Dragoons.^ tiEXEBAL AKSKMIILY OF VIRGINIA. Fridav, February 22, 18G7. SENATE. The Senate was called to order at 11 o'clock by Lieutenant-Governor Cowfer, and opened with prayer l?y the Rev. P. A. Peterson, of Trinity (Methodist) church. The amendment of the llouse of Dele gates to Senate bill in relation to the or ganization, government, and discipline ol the penitentiary, was taken up, and, on motion of Mr. Keen, laid on the table for the present. CHESAPEAKE AND OHIO RAILROAD. House bill to provide lor a lino or lines of railroad from the waters of the Chesa peake to the Ohio river was takeu up, read twice, and, on motion of Mr. Kkes, laid on the table and ordered to be printed. PLANTERS SAVINGS BANK OF FARMVILLEi House bill to amend and reenact section 2 of the act passed February 21, I860, en titled "an act to incorporate the Planters Saviugs Bauk of Farmville," was taken up, read twice, and referred to the Com mittee on Banks. REPORTS FROM COMMITTEES. Mr. Gray, from the Committee on Ge neral Laws, reported Senate bill to amend and rceuact an act to incorporate the Vir ginia Steam Sugar Refinery, passed Fe bruary 4,1866, with an amendment thereto. Senate bill to amend and reenact the yth, 10th, and 74th sections of chapter 87 of the Code of 1860, concerning tho in spection of tobacco, without amendment; Senate bill to amend and reenact the 7th and 16th sections of chapter 52 of the Code of Virginia of I860, in relation to county roads, causeways, and bridges; also, to landings and wharves, without ameudment. House bill incorporating the Manchester Insurance and Savings Company, with a recommendation that it do not pass; House bill to incorporate the Portsmouth Water Company, with a recommendation that it do not pass; House bill to incorporate the Firemen's Insurance Company of the city of Rich mond, with a recommendation that it do not pass; Senate bill to incorporate the National Insurance Company of Richmond, Va., with a recommendation that it do uot pass; Senate bill to incorporate the Richmond Hat Manufacturing Company, with a re commendation that it do not pass; Senate bill to incorporate the Piedmont Confederate Cemetery Association, with a recommendation that it do not pass; 1 Senate bill to incorporate the National Wine Company, with a recommendation that it do not pass; Also, Senate bill to incorporate the Old Dominion Oil, Coal, Iron, Plaater, and Gold Mining and Manufacturing Company. Mr. Gray, from the same committee firesented a report in regard to the forego' ng bills reported upon adversely, which states that the committee tbiuk these bills come within the province of the act passed at the present session of the General As sembly, conferring on the Circuit Courts the power to grant acts of incorporation ; and that this power having been conferred on the courts, the General Assembly is, by the express terms of the Constitution' prohibited from taking jurisdiction of the Subsequently the report wa? taken up, end after a prolonged debate between Messrs. McRas, tf*AT, OuLD, Kkbk, Mitchell, Dilaht, and others, the Se MM ?fo*4 toeoacur,tadtUbtlUvera I recommitted to the Committee on General Laws. rrxrK law. Mr. Strotheh, by leave, introduced a bill to defino the powers and Jurisdiction of the county court* in regard to the act paued January 26, 1866, entitled "an act J relating to fences and the protection of crops," accompanied by a petition of A. B. Carter, of Fauquier county, asking for the repeal or modification of the law. Referred to the Committee on Courts of Justice. THK CHARTKR OF THK CITT OP ALEXAN DRIA. Mr. Dclaxt presented a bill to amend the charter of Alexandria, passed January 26,1866, which was taken up and passed under a suspension of the rnlei. THE FOCKTB JUDICIAL CIRCUIT. Mr. Keen Introduced a bill authorizing thejusticcsof the Fourth Judicial Circuit to make an additional compensation for the Judge of said circuit; which, On motion of Mr. Oild, was laid upon the table. The bill was, however, subsequently taken up and passed. immigration". Mr. Lee called up Senate bill to amend' and reenact the 2d and 9th sections of an ' act to promote and encourage immigration into the State of Virginia, passed 3d March, 1666. The ponding motion being to fill the blank making au appropriation with the words " ten thousand dollars," it was agreed to. On motion of Mr. Lee the bill was amended by adding the following indepen dent scction: " Be it further enacted, That the propri etors of iands, sales of which shall be ef fected through the State Board of Immi gration, shall pay to that board a commis sion on the amouut of such sales, not ex ceeding ten and a half per cent., which, with the bonus received under the act of March, 1866, shall be paid into the treasu ry, until the amount advanced by the State to promote immigration shall be reim bursed." The bill, as amended, was then read the third time and passed, and forthwith com municated to the House of Delegates. leave of absence. On motion of Mr. Washington, leave of absence for a few days was granted to Mr. Meade, of Frederick. foreigners AND REAL ESTATE. Mr. Hannah called up House bill to au thorize foreigners to purchase or inherit real estate; which was read the third time and passed. THE PROPOSED STATE convention. Senate bill to take the sense of the peo ple upon the call of a Convention, and pro viding for the organization of the same, came up in its order ; and, on motion of Mr. Keen, was laid upon the table. ixtkrest ON the PUBLIC DEBT. Senate bill to provide for the payment of interest on two-thirds of the public debt was taken up, and, on motion of Mr. Cole man, laid upon the table. OTHER BILLS PASSED. House bill to amend and reenact sections 28 and 40 of chapter 49 of the Code, in re lation to fines imposed upon public officers and their securities. Senate bill to amend the 2d section of the act passed the 28th of February, 1866, entitled "an act to repeal the 2d section of chapter 87 of the Code of 1860, in relation to the collection of taxes," was taken up and passed. Senate bill to amend the 4th section of chapter 141 of the Code, in relation to in. terest. Senate bill for the relief of Ann M. Johnston, wife of Peyton Johnston, of Richmond city. Senate bill incorporating the Richmond Oyster and Fish Company. MARRIAGE LICENSES. A bill to amend and reenact the 1st sec tion of chapter 108 of the Code of Virginia, in relation to marriage licenses, was taken up, read once, and ordered to a second reading. DILLS REJECTED. A bill to amend and reenact an act to provide more effectually lor the punish ment of horse stealing; A bill to amend and reenact section 28, chapter 184, Code of 1860, in relation to fees of certain officers ; A bill to amend the 2d section of chap ter 159 of the Code, in relation to the terms of district courts; A bill for the relief of R. X. Newby, of Culpeper county, refunding taxes erro neously paid ; A bill to create the Metropolitan police force for the city of Norfolk, and to esta blish a police force therefor; A bill to amend chapter 119 of the Code of 1860, in relation to mechanics' liens on buildings; Senate bill to amend sections 2 and 21, of chapter 36 of the Code, in relation to the collection of taxes?for want of a con stitutional majority?yeas, 12 ; noes, 10. THE DISMAL SWAMP CANAL. Senate bill authorizing the Board of Public Works to sell the State's interest in the Dismal Swamp Canal Company, was taken up and read the second time, with the amendments proposed by the Commit tee on Roads, &c.; and, on motion of Mr. Keen, laid upon the table. Sundry other bills were taken up and read the first and second times, when, on motion of Mr. Galt, the Senate adjourned. HOUSE OF DELEGATES. Prayer by the Rev. Dr. Burrows, of the Baptist Church. The Journal was read; and Senate and House bills reported from committees placed on the calendar. RESOLUTIONS, ETC., were introduced and referred : By Mr. Garnett.?A resolution provi ding that after the expiration of the morn ing hour all business of a general charac ter shall bo considered and disposed of be fore any of a private or local character shall be considered. By Mr. Robertro*.?-Of citizens of Alex andria to have the charter of said city amended. By Mr. Bentlkt.?The petition of peo ple of Loudoun for a restoration of the old dog law which was in existence before the present. committees' reports aoried to. The following reports were concurred in by the House: The report of the Committee on Agri culture, etc., adverse to the petition of citizens of Priuce George for the repeal of the fence law; The report of same committee against the expediency of amending section 9, chapter 99 of the Code of I860; The rej?ort of the Committee of Conn ties, etc., against the consideration of the resolution relative to the erection of suita ble monuments marking the boundary be tween Maryland and Virginia ; The report of the Committee of Propo sitions against a resolution inquiring into the expediency of reporting a bill to pre vent the spread of "small-pox "; and The report of the same committee againvt the consideration of a bill to incor porate the " Virginia Exploring, Mining, Manufacturing, and Savings Company," on the ground that the circuit courts have jurisdiction of the case. the lunatic ASTLt'MS. The bill relating to the government and regulation of lunatic asylums coming up in order as the unfinished business of the House? ?JSi Watkimj1d the chair) staUKl that ho had prepared a substitute for the bill which wonld make it accepta ble to its Wends and also to the Western Lunatic Atjrlsm, thus roidiof the dim eulty of hiring two Uwi of different cb*. raMlrr Pi'nnr expuftcThis views of the noHcv that shotild be pursued in the ad. ministration of the affairs of the asylum, and concluded by expressing his approTal of the substitute offered by Mr. Baldwin. Mr. Smith intimated his acquiescence in j the same. ? i [The bill, Mr. Baldwin saul, protected ! the institution from the improper disburse 1 ment of the funds for its support, aud from improper contracts, which were the abuses chiefly complained of, and gave tho < - vernor the authority to appoint a new Board ?t an early day-lat oUt.ly t.eiMI The substitute was agreed to, and bill ordered to be engrossed. " TTKOIN'IA EXPRESS 00MPANT. The Senate bill to amend the "hiectlon an art missed December 1?, 1866, to in w&sw&FS lrire'dT.;r zsszJfc bill was ordered to Its engrosament. WINCHESTER AND POTOMAC RAILjtOAO. \rr Wai i the bill autho ? ^nff?h?eU Winchester and Potomac rail ffitrfow money, etc ?s taken ?P, read a second time, and ordered to its en grossment. JAMB9 RIVER and KANAWHA COMPANY. The bill to authorize tho James River and Kanawha Company to borrow money came up in order. r_. When the bill was last up, Mr. Gra ham's amendment to the substitute ot Mr. Crump was pending. Mr G. now with drew his amendment, and the question re curred upon the substitute, wliic i \>as Mr. Pendleton offered & substitute for the substitute empowering tho company t0 borrow $4,000,000, but prohibiting it from borrowing more than ^50,000 until the Covington and Ohio railroad shall be put under contract. Tha interest authored, eight per cent.; and tho company is re quired to recognize the $180,000 received Td sold underact of March 18, 18C2, as a part of its floating debt. Mr. Pendleton sustained his own, and opposed the substitute of Mr. Crump. llis chief objection to it was that it delayed the privilege of borrowing money, while the condition of two dams on the line was such as to threaten the suspension of the operations of the work any day. It would deprive the company of the means to pre serve its works and continue its business. Mr. P. considered it important that the canal should be sustained. It was the most valuable work in the State, ami brought to this city last year near lo,00J tons more than all the raUrofVp ?i?nn ting here, at a saving of near half a million of dollars to the labor of the country. Mr. Crimp (who appeared in his scat after a brief detention from it by indispo sition) avowed his friendship for the cana and his full appreciation of its commercial importance and value. He e*l'rer,M>' a his high personal regard for the gentlemen to whose direction it was entrusted, lie admitted their general ability. ^ et there had been one general complaint lor a long series of years against the James River and Kanawha canal until that eomphunt had become chronic, lie intimated that this condition of feeling towards the cor poration demanded an investigation, and ho was unwilling to give thiacompany four millions, or any additional aPPr?Pr1?1^' until an investigation and approval of it. management. It had thus far been a sink ^Mr Crump explained tho substitute, which authorized the mortgaging of the oroperty of the canal for a loan not ex ceeding $4,000,000 ; but prohibited the is suing of bonds or the giving of mortgages until a meeting of the stockholders ot the James River and Kanawha Company shall be held ; and it appointed Robert h. Lee, John J. Allen, William ll.Macfarland, Ro bert Y. Conrad, and Wood Bouldin, com missioners who were to examine into the condition and prospects o( the canal and determine whether it was not wise and prudent to lease it. Their conclusion, whatever it might be, would command u general confidence. What gent emanwould not give up his judgment to theirs/ The atl'airs of the canal had arrived at the point which made this inquiry entirely oroper. It was neither reasonable nor sensible that this canal should be allowed to come here year after year to ask the privilege of borrowing money upon mort gages until the property in the canal would be pledged for more than it was worth. But a short timo since the State passed a conversion bill, relieving the work o some $7,000,000, which was to make all easv, and the company was to be no more in want of means. Yet it continued it* annual appeals. It always came under ur gent necessity; a dam was about to break, and would do so unless a bill was passed through immediately, and it had now a tloating debt of $750,000. Mr. Crimp alluded to the hopes so often held out by the company and so often dis appointed. It had lived on hope. The DeBellot scheme had afforded a vast amount of this sort of shadowy food ; and DeBellot came here through the cable aud secured the passage of a bill to enable him to see whether he had borrowed 840,000,000 or $200,000,000, Mr. C. could not tell which. If he succeeds, give Bellot glory ; but Mr. C. protested against the State be ing fed on such hopes aud fancies as had led from one step to another in the embar rassment of the canal until it had brought down the general clamor now heard against it. Mr. C. wanted to see if something bet ter could not be done for the canal. As far as he could see, with his limited know ledge of accounts, the canal had done its best; but he wanted to see if some one could not do better. If the commissioners decided that this could be done by leasing out the works, Mr. C. felt satisfied the whole State would acquiesce with perfect confidence in their judgment. Mr. C. would be uuwilling to paw? any bill giving the company power to borrow money before a proper investigation, and for an additional reason :?becauso of the questiou of the legality of the bonds issued under the act of March 18, 1862. It had been considered'by the Committee of Courts of Justice a judicial question. The Auditor had issued the bonds under this act precisely similar to the bonds issued in I860 ; and this rendered it probable that the State was bound for them. He con tended that the subject was therefore com plicated, and no immediate authority to borrow money should bo given. No in jury could arise from the delay till the general meeting of the stockholders; he had no idea the dams would break, and the stay law could keep creditors ofl" of the com pany in the interim. Mr. Pendleton struck out of his substi tute the clause requiring the Canal Com pany to recognize the $180,000 issued under the act of 18th March, 1862. Ho contended that the canal was precisely in the condition of the railroads?unable to get along, because of the consequences of the war, without borrowing money, and as much deserved indulgence as those roads ; all of which had been allowed to borrow money. He objected to the commissioners named in the bill; the matter was out of their line; thought the Board of Public Works much better capable of under, standing the subject and wisely deciding It. The matter of leasing had been in. quired into by competent engineers years ago, and they reported that it was not advisable. Mr. P. denied that the com. pany bad been losing money annually, taking into account their ordinary ex. (tenses. The deficit of $50,000 per annum alluded to in the debate was for extraordi nary repairs from injuries by raiders during the w?r. Tbt da bale wm further continued by Messrs. Graham, Word.Pwd*'**01'' K*1'" lam, and Cri mp. . Mr. Graham stated that the ?????? ment of the canal had been sue paired its credit, and he Panted o letter from Messrs. Maury & Co., in which Messrs. Branch & Sons concurred, staling that the company at this time could not "X'.'pI 'd'^to's .t.ted tb.t Mr. Ellin Id formed him that Lancaster & Co. assured . him that the loan could he made. At 1 o'clock, before the disposal of the bill, the ord??r of the day, on the bill I Jo the payment of the public debt, came up ; and that bill was postponed until to TUThe House then proceeded to the second order, upon the bill providing for through lines from the Atlantic to the Ohio and Mississippi rivers by facilitating the com pletion of the CUMBERLAND OAP RAILROAD. Pending the question upon Mr. Pendle ton's amendment requiring that the prt vato stockholders of each of the four com panies named in the bill?the Norfolk and l Petersburg, tho Southside, the \ irginia i and Tennessee, and the Cumberland Gap ! railroad companies?shall concur before I the proposed consolidated Atlantic, Missis J sippi and Ohio company shall be formed. ' The bill only required the concurrence of j three of them. | Upon this a very protractcd debate oc curred, in which the amendment was op posed by Messrs. Baldwin (Speaker) and Goode and sustained by Messrs. Pendle ton, Clarke of Campbell, and Evans. The question beiug about to be put, Mr. CiiCM/ was permitted to read, by way of argument, an amendment which he desired to offer to tha bill, in the following words : " Provided that said Atlantic, Missis sippi, and Ohio Railroad Company, and tho Virginia and Teunossee Railroad Com pany, in tho event that tho said last named coniptny shall not boconie consolidated with the other companies herein named as proposing to form the saul Atlantic, Mississippi, &nd Ohio Railroad Company, as provided by the bill?shall allow the Richmond and Lynchburg railroad, or any other railroad, which may be constructed or extended within the next ten years from any point at or near Richmond, to any point at or near Lynchburg, to unite anil connect with either of said roads, or any improvement of either of them at or near said city of Lynchburg, and run their engines and cars over the said rail roads from such point of connection west ward, and the said engines and cars shall hive all tho facilities for passing and re passing over the said railroads as afore said, as shall and may be enjoyed by the engines and cars of the aforesaid railroads themselves; and provided further, that these aforesaid railroads shall havo the same rights and privileges of passing and repassing like trains over the Richmond and Lynchburg railroad to and from Rich mond ; but neither company shall be enti tled to take any local freights or passen gers along the iine of the other. i " The Board of Public "Works shall have the right, and it shall be their duty, to pre 1 scribe the rules and regulations under and upon which the privileges as aforesaid shall be exercised, unless the companies them selves shall agree upon proper terms." The question having been ordered, Mr. I Cri mp's amendment was not in order. The vote on Mr. Pendleton's amendment 1 was then decided in the affirmative?ayes, 43; noes, 41. i The hour of recess arrived, and the , House adjourned. NIGHT SESSION. | The House did not enter upon any mea sure exciting debate. Several bills were passed. None of them of very general importance. Among the bills passed were a Senate bill " to authorize the Danville Railroad Company better to provide for its liabilities by the creation of a new mortgage *, " (sustained by Mr. ans, and ' explainedaud supported by Mr. Garrett? passed, ayes, 63 ; noes, 15); a House bill " to amend the charter of the Roanoke Valley Railroad," (sustained by Mr. Townes, and passed by 72 ayes) ; and a House bill "to incorporate the Shenan doah Valley Railroad." The bill " to in i corporate the Potomac and Alexandria ; Railroad Company," was upon the ques tion of its passage rejected. It was stis I tained by Mr. Dunnington, and opposed by Messrs. Robinson and Leonard. PROFESSIONAL CARDS. _ DR. JOSEPH WOODWARD, JflBJIB SUROBON AND MECHANICAL DENTIST. Office and residence, No. 721 Main street, Ja 4?ts above Eighth street. D R. JOHN G. 8KELTON (late of Powhatan county, Va .) may he found at offlce No. 733 MAIN STREET, tHRKE DOOR8 i AHOVB SPOTSWOOi) HoTEL, from 13 A. M. to 2 P.M.; at all other hours at his residence, No. 612 Seventh street, north side, between Clay and Leigh. de 17?6m TAKNTAL NOTICE?REMOVAL.? J./ JOHN 0. WATT, DENTIST, has re moved his office to his new residence, on( Ninth street between Franklin a:id Grace streets. He ha? resumed the practice of ME CHANICAL DENTISTRY, and insert* teeth on gold, silver, or vulcanite, at the pleasure of his pa tient*. d? 12?6m JQR. GEORGE B. STEEL, DENTIST, No. 711 Mai*, bktwxbx Sxvxxth AKn Eiuhtb BTKiETB, Richmond, Va. [de 12_u] J)R. JAMES DOYl^ OFFICE AND RESIDENCE No. 121 MAYOSTREET, THIRD DOOR ABOVE SYNAGOGUE. Can be found at all honrs day and night [de ??t?l P DAVISON, SURGEON DBNTIST. OFFI0B AND RBB1DI5CI, No. 1110 Mai*, bstwirk Elive.xtb ahd Twilftb ram, RICHMOND, Va. [<* u-iy] W B. PLEASANTS, M. D., and_ H. CLARKE, D. D. 8. OFFICB: Govkbxc-b htbbst, orroniTi Ootibvok'! Horsi, [oc1? U] RH. TALLEY, ATTORNEY AT ? LAW, practices in the city of Richmond, eonctle* of Cnestarfieid, Henrico, and Hanover. Also, attends to the COLLECTION OF CLAIMS. Office and residence, Manchester. Communications addressed to Manchester. Vs., will receive prompt attention. oc 4? ts 1 THOMAS J. EVANS, ATTORNEY AT LAW AND COMMISSIONER IN CHANCE RY, practice* lr. the Court* of tha City of Rich mond and tho County of Henrico. Office on Frank* lin. s*?nnd door from Sixth strent. la 11?U REM')VAL.?Tlie office of the JAMES river manufacturing company is removed f-om Manchester to No. 18 WEMT SIDB OF fourteenth STREET, BET WBEN MAIN ANDCAUY, where the undersigned mar here after be found. He will her* exhibit sample* of the new and tuperior *tyles of shirtings and BHEfcTINGK now manufactured bv the company, and invites the trade to call and examine tho same. f? l?-6t E. B. BENTLBY. Agent. CPEC'IAL NOTICE.?TO FISHER O MEN.-Superior PATENT STANDARD gill threads, Id skein* and balls. Soperlor braoda lust receiving by BURRESS, POWERS k YANCEY, fe 5? lrn 11^8 Main street FRENCiTTalT'SK INS.?Cornelian, Beauiuerville, Guillot, Leveu, Suser, and other celebrated brands, for sale by 0. H. chalkley * CO., f? II Thirteenth *tre*t. D SIMMONS A CO.'S WARRANTED t CAST STEBL AXES?light, medium, and ]>U-V UM Mtlsitmt. GOAL AND WOOD. WOOf. WOOD, WOOD.?FIRE AND KJFDLI5G WOOD CUT A WD SPLIT UP to twelva inches Ion* or any size, and cord wood sawed to a?1t cuatomeis, fnrnlabad and delivered at th? very lowest caab price*. Ordera respectfully Cdib order* left with L. Wagner, drngglat. Stxth and Broad atreet*; Davie*' Musical Exchange, Tenth and Main street* ; W. H. Scott, draMiit. Seventeenth and Franklin street*. and at Wood Mill. Canal between Tenth aud Eleventh atreeta, or with kindling-wood carta on the ?treat, will be promptly attended to. yRBp T AWpRBW ANTHRACITE coal.?gary A CRUTCHFIBLD, Eight atreet. near the packet landing, have Jaut received 100 tons anperlor qualify free-bnrnlng ANTHRACITE COAL for grates and stoves. Also, SOFT COKE, BITUMI* NODS COAL, and OAK and PINE WOOD, aawed or unaawed, for sale at lowest market rates. fe U?lgi gUPERIOR FAMILY FUEL. CARBON HILL SOFT COK*. PRICES: LUMP, for gratea fe 50 STOVB, for Btoves ? oo NUT, for amall stores 4 SO WERTH, RATHBUN k CO., Office, Tenth street near Main. Yarda, Serenth near Canal, and aonth aide of dock, corner of Nineteenth. fe 12?ta WIRT ROBKRTH. QBORU1 W. WItiO.H. Anthracite coal now land ing.? 150 tons superior frea-burulag RED ASH for atovea or grates, for sal* by RObERTfc ct WILSON. corner Seventeenth and LuU ntroeU. _C0ALso!d by weighty ie Li?U "MIDLOTHIAN COAL, CLOVER HiLL COAL, ANTHRACiTE COAL, beet qnallty, for family, engine, an.i .mithlug par poses, for sale by G. W. SNELLINGS, Agent. Terms : Cash, unless atlpnlated otherwise. Office, Fourteenth street, n*ar Richmond and Danville repot. fe 8 THE DOVER COMPANY ARE NOW prepared to deliver promptly their anperlor LUMP COAL, for grates, at oo HAIL COAL, for gratea and atovea, at 5 oo , AVERAGE COAL, for grate* and engine*, at.. 4 50 1 FINE COAL, ferahop* and engines, at 3 50 OVEN COKE, for cooking parpoaea, at I 50 per load of twenty-fire bushels In any part of the city. Yard on Sixth atreet between Canal and Byrd. fe 7?ta THOMAS C. JONES. Agent. CARBON HILL SOFT COKE.?Tlio canal being open, we hare once more a full supply of this fnel, for which onr friends hare been so anxiously inquiring during the late freeze. Also, superior ANTHKa^lTE and MID LOTHIAN COAL. K. J. WHITE A C<?., Old Market Coal Office, fe 6 Seventeenth street between Main i?nd Cary. ^ HALT; CREW, BCCCKSBOR TO PHMBERTOK & CRBW, DEALER IN COAL AND WOOD. Best ANTHRACITE COAL, for stovej, oratib, and K0H5DRT PURPOSES. ALL COAL SOLD BY WEIGHT. W. HALL CREW, Ja23 ta Seventeenth and Dock streets. 1 ^NTHRACITE ? FREE-burning RED ASH?for grates and open stoves. BROKEN WHITE ASH, for close stoves. LUMP WHITE ASH, for foundries and furnaces. WEKTH, RATHBDN & CO. ! la 19?ta Office, Tenth street near Main. OPRINGFIELD AND DEEP RUN COAL MINING AND MANUFACTURING COMPANY, JajicaktI, 18?7. Soft Lump $6 SO Hard Lump.... < 00 Average Soft < 00 Average Hard 5 CO Smiths' Coal 6 oo Ja 5 -3m P. A. WELL FORD. Anthracite coal?tree-burning and very superior?4?.50 per ton, delivered. Jn 5?3m P. A. WELLFORD. ANTHRACITE coal, OF BEST QUALITY, FOR FOUNDRY, FACTORY, AND FAMILY USB, for aal? by S. H. HAWES, successor to Samael P. Hawes ii Son, Eighteenth and Cary streete. Jal ^nthracite coal! ANTHRACITE COAL! I Snperlor quality. Warranted free-burning. Sold by weight. LARUS k CHERRY, Dock street between Seventeenth tie 13?ta and Eighteenth. T^NGLISH GRATE coal.?300 tons JTj ENGLISH GRATE COAL for aale at reduced a TARDY 4 CO. HOTELS AND boarding-HOUSES B allard HOUSE, RICHMOND. YA. THIS NEW AND BLBOANT ESTABLISHMENT la now oomplete in all its appointments. It I* acknowledged to have NO SUPERIOR in the southern States, AND TO BB EQUAL to any In the North. The owner has spared no expense to make It equal in every respect to ANY HOTEL IN THIS COUNTRY. The proprietors pledge their best efforts to make their gueste la every way comfortable. Their LONG and SUCCESSFUL EXPERIENCE justifies them in saying that the accommodation* of no hotel shall be superior to theirs. They ask the support of their friends and the public generally. BALLARD & BROTHER. Job* P. Ballabd, Thomas E. Bali.abd. Jal PLEASANT ROOMS, with BOARD, can be obtained at No. ?17 Main street, between Sixth and 8eventh. de I? ta Tbbascbbb's OrrrcK Skaboabd) ABD ROABOBB R&II.ROiD COMPANT, > PoBTBMortH, VA., February 1,18*7.) A LL PERSONS holding COUPON A BONDS of the Seaboard and Roanoke Rail* road Company are requested to address the under signed, stating the numbers and dates of their coupons remaining unpaid, and giving tb*lrad drts*. in fall. RICHARD WALKK, fe 6? lin Treasurer. Exchabob, Hotel,) RlCHMOBD, January It, lsd?. f A CARD.?IN ORDER TO PRE VENT misunderstanding, I desire to say that the society represented bv General Roeser Is not the " Southern Orphan*' Relief Association of Maryland," of which Mrs. Colonel Polk, of Haiti* more, is president, and myself treasurer. Ja U?ta Maa E. A. t. MEAB8. PAINTS, OILS, Ac.?Lewis's Pure White Lead, Linse?d Oil, Spirits Turpentine. Copal and Japan Varnish, colors ground in OIL, Paint Brushes, Window Olass, Patty, etc , sold by A. BODEKER it BKO., Branch store, Sixth street between Broad and Marshall, fe 19-t* OMOKING TOBACCO,SMOKING TO O BACCO The lovers of real line SMOKING TOBACCO can And a very superior article, entirely free from stems, manufactured In Lynchburg. Brands: "The Old Virginia Gentleman" and " Speckled Pup." For eiue by S. W. POWERS, |a >1 eomer of Maln and Fifteenth streets. OLE LEATHER SOL^LEATH KR. Cv We have in etore and for sale low a prime lot of Good Stamp and Good Damaged Sole Leather O. fl. CUALKLEV & CO, '* y Thirteenth street. CHOCOLATE CREAM DROPS.-SOO ? CHOCOLAT* CREAM DROPS, BARB, ?Mk. INSURANCE. a LBEMARLE INSURANCE COMPANY, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. Fbbbcabt XI, 1N7. JOHN WOOD, Js., Secretary, WILLIAM T. BAKLY, President. BICBM05D orrtci, J. H. MONTAGUE, AosBT, COB.1KB OF MAI* A*D rWItfTM STBKST3. This company having for thirteen years psat maintained the highest reparation for punctuality and fair dealing, and baring largely Increased its capital, now offer* the public the benefit of ite GUARANTEE AOAIN8T LOBS BT FIRE, WIT! ASSETS EXCEEDING fjoo.ooo. The Directors of thia Company pledge thsmeelres to conduct its affairs upon the same liberal and correct principles as heretofore, and ask a fair share of public patronage. fe 12-JawJw H OME LIFE INSURANCE. THE ARLINGTON MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY Or VIROINIA Is now ready to receive applications, and with an AMPLE GUARANTEE CAPITAL offers facilities of HOME INSURANCE at rates u low as those of any other company. Home office No. 1310 Main street, Richmond, Va. The surplus accumulations of the company wlil be lfrested at home, ander the control and management of the following DIBir-torfl .* John Enders, Henry K. Ellyson, William F. Taylor, Asa Snyder, Samuel 8. CottreLl, H. E. C. Baskerrlll, John Dooloy, Samuel C. Tardy, Charles T. Wortham, George Jacobs, William Willie, Jr., J. W. Allison, Sd. A. Smith, George S. Palmer, Thomas J. Erans, A. D. Cbockley, James A. Scott, H. C. Cabell, B. M. (juarlos, D. J. Hartsoqk, W. H. Tylor, J. B*. Pace, J. E. Edwards, J. C. Williams, A. T. Stckes, William G. Taylor, J. B. Morton, A. P. Abell, R. H. Dlbrell, William B. Isaacs, William H. Palmer, George L. Bldjiood, Samuel M. Price. J. E. EDWARDS, President. WILLIAM B. ISAACS, Vice-President. D. J. Haktsook, Secretary. Chabt.b* H. Smith, M. D., Medical Examiner. Joh5 H. Claibobkb, General Agent. fe SI J^IFE INSURANCE. A HOME COMPANY. THE RICHMOND BANKING AND INSURANCE COMPANY INSURE LIVES ON THE MOST FAVORABLE TERM8. J. B. DAVIS, President. J. F. <5. Potts, 8ecreUrr. fe ?? ts pOMESTIC INSURANCE. THB INSURANCE AND SAYINGS COMPANY 0? VIRGINIA, with Alt AMPLI OATITAL AMD iCIPLCi, ISSUES FIRE AND MARINE POLICIES AND PA.TS INTEREST ON DEPOSITS. Principal offlc* No. 1J10 Mala ?tr**t, Richmond. D. J. HART800K, Pr*sld*nt. D. J. Baa*. Secretary. B. C. Whisht, Ja., Assistant Secretary. d? 11?>m rpHE MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OP NEW YORK. ACCUMULATION. flT,?l?,M4. The profits of this vast accumulation, u well a* the premiums received y*arly, NOW OVER F'^C ti MILLIONS D0LLAH8, are annually divided among policyholders cash dividends for I'M and ltM? SI XT Y PER CENT. Average reversionary divldend# payable with the policy at death, ONE HUNDRED AND TWEN TY PER CENT. Applications may be made to Archibald Boiling, J. B. Macmnrdo, Dr. J. B. McCaw, Alfred Poln dexter, R. T. Reynolds, John M. Otey, E. B. M*ad? or John T. Ooddln, with 0. F. BRE8EB, General Agent. Office, Main street, next door below poet-office, and 11 South street, Baltimore. noM-ta / \FFICE OF THE SOUTHERN GENSEAL AGENCY OF THB 8ECUBITY IN8UBANCB COMPANY OF NEW YORK. Capital Snrplne - Annual Income l.ooo.oe* This eompany, harlng complied with the law of the Bute requiring a deposit by foreign lneurat. eompanlee with tne Treasurer, U prepared to lMue policies?either FIRE, INLAND, or MARINE?on the most favorable terme. Application ean be made to James B. Macmnrdo, Archibald Boiling, John M. Otey, E. B. Meade, or John T. Ooddln, with 0. F. BRB8BB, General Agent, Main street, Irst door east of poet-oflc*. no M?t* JOHN H. MONTAGUE (Late of the Merchants Insurance Company of Richmond) INSURES PROPERTY OF ALL KIND8 IN THE MOST RBLIABLB COMPANIES. He also effects MARINE INSURANCE AND LIFE INSURANCE. Office, No. ill* Main etreet, oppoelte VifjxUrh office. ?? SEEDSMEN, FLORISTS^ <kc^ LANDRETH'S AN D THORBURN'S genuine and reliable GlfRDEN SEEDS sold at A. BODEKER k BRO '8 Branch store, fe 19?t* Sixth utreet oppoelte Second Market. LOVER SEED, just received and for .ale by PALJlBR, HARTSOOK ft CO. fe 1? y^LLAN A JOHNSON, give notice that orders for FRUIT and ORNAMENTAL TREES, PLANTS, FLOWERS, SHRUBBERY, ft*., are filled at their nurnrl** In rotation. Therefor* ?end your orders at once. Orrici : IK* Main street, Richmond, fe 11?f / tARDEN SEEDS, FIELD SEEDS, FLOWER SEEDS FRESH AND GENUINE? AT ALLAN ft J0HN80N'S SEED STORE, ism Maiv stbbbt, Richmond, Ya. [fe 11?Jm] TUST RECEIVED, A FRESH SUPPLY or GARDES SEEDS OF ALL KINDS AT BLUNT ft MOSILEY'8 Druggist* and Apothceari**, US4 Main *tr**t. ??) __ JjiRESH GARDEN SEED. A large assortment of fre^and rellabl* Just r?c*tTed from the celebrated Shaker gardens, fa 7 corner Main and Fifteenth >ir*ete. EMOVAL.-WE HAX? bSuba^ Iv to the new warehouse on UmBaSIH IBANK. corner of Eleventh J***''and buy and hous*. Ar* prepaid U> store gt**s ana ?uy no? sii.?0n?jj."s!r? URAIN. awlQsssis SSatoSl th* public generally. Prompt r*wn* maae w ?u business confided U)01* "ftgy ^ mimqi bit-iv QmmtmioiMuik-k, RAILROADS. Ovrtct VfMIVf A Cmtaai, RAIf?o*D.? KlCSMoHO, Febrnary IT, !?e7. f New through link to kalti MORB BY VIRGINIA CENTKa L AND ORANGE AND ALEX A I* DBF A RAILROAD* If4KINO CL<*B CONNECTION* WITH HAITI' MOKE AND OHIO RAILROAD FOR NEW YORK AMD THB WESTERS CITIES Nothaogsof cart at night between Richmond and Alexandria. Fare m low ?* br the Potomac route. Train* leave at half-past 7AM. and P. M. , H D. WHITCOMB, '* 11 Gsneral Superintendent. Kicbmovd A?r? Prrtasirao R?ilsoad^o!7T Ric**o/d, Va., February#, IM7. f WINTER SCHEDULE.?On and after TT MONDAY the U:h !n?t*n! th? trainson this road will ran at follow* : Leave Richmond dally at 4.11 A. K. And I. It P. M., and arrive at Petersburg at 1.4# A. M. and I. Jt Leave Petersburg da'.ly at 7 A.M. and UUP. M., aAd arrive a1 Richmond at I ? A. M. and 11.tt P. M. All of the above-mentioned train* make cloee connection* with the train* for the North and South. On MONDAYS, WBDNB8DAYB, and FRIDAY! a FRIIGHT and ACCOMMODATION TRAIN will leave Richmond at 10.io A. M. aud Petersburg at lt.lt A.M. The lt.lf P. M. train from Petersburg will atoy only at Chester, and 4.15 A. M. and tho >.1?P. M. trains will atop only at Rlee'e, Half way, Ch?*ter. and Manchester, a signal being given : and tb* 1 A. M. train from Petersburg and th* ACCOM MO. DATION TRAINS will stop at placee named In th? schedule. Passengers going to Clover Hill or stopping place* on that rr>ad, will Ukoihe 4.1& A.M. train frorr. Richmond on MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, and FRIDAYS. Through tickets Issued to Norfolk, and baggage checked through every day except Sunday. The train leaving here at i. (?> P. M. connects with the train at Petersburg for Norfolk, ar.d a train will leave Norfolk at S P. M., connecting with oar night train at Petersburg, arriving In Richmond at 11.20 P. M B. H. UlLL. fe it?u Engineer and Superintendent. Richmond and danTii.le RAILROAD?CH A NOB OF SCHEDUL8. On and after THI" KSDAY, January 11,1*47, the train* will run a* follow* : LYNCHBURG AND DANVILL* AND WAY AC COMMODATION PASSENGER TRAIN. Leave Richmond dally, except 8undaya, at .. ....7.11 A.M. Leave Danville dally, except Sunday*, at ....took. M. connecting at UURK&VILLB with trains on the Southside rosd. Pas*eng*rs for stations on that road, Lynchburg, Knoxvllie, Nashville, Memphis, Ac., take this train. THkoOdH EX PS EH* MAIL TRAIN OOINO WK8T Aleves Richmond dally at J.lo P. M Leaves Danville daily at ?.J5 P. M. GiMNO (LAST. Leaves Greensboro' dally at *.*> P. M. Learv* Danville daily at 4 45 P.M. Pa*?eng*rs for all elation* we*t of Danville, Charlotte, Columbia. Charleston. An^uata, Macon, Savannah, Columbus, Atlanta, Montgomery, Nsw Orleans via Columbia, Ac , take tbi? train THOMaS dodambad, ja 10 Superintendent. VIRGINIA CENTRAL RAILROAD. On and after SUN DA Y, J ANUA RY >7tb "ie following trains will leave Kichmond : MAIL TRAIN dally to Gnrdonavllle, and eYcept on Sanday to 8taunton. at 7 Jt> A. M NIGHT PASSING BR TRAIN dally to Gordons vllle at 7 3o P. M. These trains make close connections with trains on the Orange and Alexandria railroad; and on NIGHT TRAINS passengers will go through tu Washington without cha' g? of car*. THROUOH TICK BT* sold to Washington and Baltimore, and to Lynchburg, Knoxville, Na?h vllle, Memphis, Mobile, New Orleans, and other prlncipalpolntH In the Southwest; also, to Lex fngtou, Winchester, and otberpointa In the Val e^RBI0HT TRAINS, except on Sunday, Isare Richmond at 5,15 A. M , making close connections with FRBIGHT TRAINS on th* Orange and Alex andria raiiroa-1 for lynchburg and Alexandria. Also, KRKIOHT and l'AS^KNOER TRAINS leave Staunton for Jackson'* river on MONDAY, WED NESDAY, and FRIDAY at 4.to V. M. H. D. WHITCOMB, ja!& General Superintendent. Yii'MSHACkntk.u. Railroad,) Decetuber3, ltee. ( liMST FREIGHT LINE BETWEEN J? RICHMOND AND LYNCHBURG ?The Vlr giuia Central and tiramje and Alexandria rail road* have arranged a *ch??dule for a DAILY FRKIGHT TRAIN BETWEEN RICHMOND AND LYNCHBURG. Good* leaving Richmond at 4 A. M. reach Lynchburg same nixht. Good* leaving Lynchbunr at 7 P. M. reach Richmond next day at IP. M. Through receipt* given. H. I) WHITCOMB. de t General Snp'.Tintendoii?. ITT . ?*n: 'J2 * OH 1REAT HHORT ROUTE TO THK VJ NORTH, KAST. AND WEST, VIA TH1 BICHMOND, ^REDEilCR.shCRO A?/d POTOMAC RAILROAD. carrying THK LNITBD STaTK8 *AIL TWlhK DAILY -ELKOANT CAM/WITM NEW PATENT SLBRPIN? CHAIRS, c/n ALL NIGHT TRAINS. WITHOUT EXTRA ftlAROE REDUCED THROUGH FAKES T/ieoni?raiir<ad root* Issuing THROUGH TJCKET8 and THROUGH baggage CHECKS froU Richmond to Yhe .ltlei North, East and Went. Tralui on thl* road ar? now rnn as follows ? Th? ?^.t t.n.r.??'^ mail HiAJN I e a vec Rich men 4 dallr atO# A. M., arriving r Waxblnirton *t 1.1# P. M.. connecting wish the EARLY afternoon WE3T " *""" ?u?*V lUBT. ?4 The NIGHT THROUGH mail TRAIN with ELEGANT CARS with NEW PATENT SLE&PINO CHAIRS attached. leaves Richmond dally t! n A P. M., arriving 2n WaahlngU a ?t 1.50 A. M., eon. necticg with the EARLY MOKNING TRAILS tow the NORTH. KAST. and WEST. 50 EXTRA CHARGE F(*R BLEEPING CHAIRS. "T*A The accommodation TRAIN, with loral ex prMiptekaHi.lMTu Richmond dally (Snnday* excepted)i at a.U P. M., arriving in Fredericks oarg at 7 r. M* THROCOH BAG0A01 PhHnM. ^a,hln?to?. Baltimore fiSMSSii- th'.wi.1 ?" ?">? p"? For farther Information and through t'eksts J.at * offlc', ot lh* Company, corn*r Bread and Eighth street* Hhocko* Hill. J. B. GENTRY, General Ticket Agar! Sawtil Bote. Sap*rintendent. no I STEAMERS. yOK NORFOLK, PORTSMOUTH, OLD POINT, AND ALL LANDINGS ON JAMEh RIVER. The fast and elegant steamer, JOHN SYLVESTER, CArtAijr Z. C. GirroaD, leaves her wharf at Rocketa for above-named place on MONDAY. wednesday, and FRIDAY at (o'clock A. M , aud return on Tuesday, Thurs day, and Saturday. P ascenders will arrive at Clly Point to time to connect with train for Petersburg. Freight received at all hoar# for Boeton, Baltl more, principal landing* on Chesapeake bay, and All landings on James river at reaaonable rate*. Freight for any landings mast be pre-paid. Apply to L. B. TATUM, Agent. fe 8?ta Office, Steamer's wharf. FOR NEW YORK.?ATLA TIC ^?A8T MAIL bT*AMSHIp?&H? ihlf H aTTKrIS* AP.1!nd,d D#W steam IfiW? ? u ' Alixawd*! Commander, ALBK f**1rhikn?B??h??ond ^ And FRIDAY i ltiv# Nam Tnrk ?VP WJ?A!SDAT ?Dd Saturday? Th**? SHIPS are entirely aew, and ware bntlt expressly tor the rout*. ' w' EGoVh f A LOO* 8 and STATE mw" "* "VJHw4 by ,?U ?!u# u* l*oded regularly wUhta fo^.fchi hoart ^07'* ,0?m* plw' . Shippers are invited te notice that the treat damage md Io*< kf handling. and expoeare fr. a a* on other lines. Is avoided toy this route. I ?Tjr?lSt>Jri/ur-Potnt*-^*yond York will be for , warded with gispatch, and no charge made except iw ^PMMs tncarred. _ J?*** ??|P* dlacharg# cargo In If ew York at pier ??-?? ?prth river, and the Company'* steamere Wilmington, North Carolina ; Charleeton, Sa vannah. Mobile and New Orlear*, leave from the MB* pier. Goods for theee point* can be trans ferred without expense or exposure. Imttranc* la ?ery low ?y tfcest ships, and the ?eonomy In time. Inaarance, and condition la which goods are delivered, make* thla the cheap est route from Virginia, lustranee effected at lowest rates, when ordered. AGENT! r uvurosToa. fox * co., Ul Broadway, New York. ?AMUBLAYRBS * CO./ Rlshaond, Virginia. J0HB M. WIST. 01 tv Pol.il sad FiUMiii, T. H. WBBB. BorfolX, Virginia. For freight or paeeage, appij to SaMUEL a TKKt? 4 CO.. Agaata. 0B?S corner of C*rv and Virginia eir?ti?, odm> ?He the Tobacco Exchange. dc ll_is JOSEPH RODOERS A RON S CUTLK KY?ENCoDRAOriloKE IMPORTATH^ Wt oat# ww dif rtc?lr?<| *u uiortmniti uf tba moetXsa .tif.i 1 toR Y - H A N DL EDTA^Ll CUT LIRY ever offered In this market. Theee good* w* have imported direct ftom th* manatacturers, and we will offer them at price* which cannot fall to satlafy parchaaers. All in want will please fire oe a call. BBAMCH A CORRaU I? corner of Eighth and Main streele, f*4 ?*M,7 BpoUwood Hotel. ??L;??KKHS can alwayn And at WOOD 8 PHARMACY a eaperlor article of e?Ue(actlou. The pro fT! J J&12. attantlon to keeping ?p hi* V11?1*' afforts have been ta?