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WEDNESDAY APRIL 13, 1870.
"The Last Link." Very many years ago there wn? a cele bration upon the Potomac of tho comple tion of 44 the last link'*??. e., the finish ing of tho railroad lino from Fredericks burg to Acquia creok. A number of gen tlemen from Richmond met on the shore of the Potomac a like number from Washing ton, and all assembled in tho fincly-doeo rated saloon of tho stcamor and enjoyed a repast characteristic of the hospitality and fine tasto of Mr. Monci'RE Robinson, then the President of tho line. Speeches full of fine scntimont and wit were made, and Mathew St. Clair Clark and John S. Skinner, two of the best story-tellers then in the world, made the sides of all present sore for a month with laughter at their capital fun. Some of the finest gentlemen and best wits of the day were present, and every one who was there felt that one of the happiest things in this life would be the celebration of a 44 last liuk" oneo a year. Yot that 44la8t link" waB a misnomer. It was really no 44 last link " except as be tween Richmond and the waves of the Potomac. There was another link, 6f fur more importance, left to posterity to build, and that was the link between Richmond and Washington. Such was tho pressing importance of that link that the wonder is that it was not completed while yet the 44 hearts of gold " who celebrated tho 44 last link " to Aquia creek were all living and full of geniality and activity. But, strange to say, that other link is still to complete, when many of the choice spirits who tuen flourished in health and hope are sleeping in the grave. Such is the unac countable apathy that has prevailed in Virginia. The last link in the railroad live from Richmond to Washington is only forty eight miles long. It is of the greatest mo ment that it should be built. The best in terests of Virginia demand it, and there should be no delay about it. The first charter granted for building a road on the forty-eight-mile gap hoe ex pired ; aud now, as we have stated, its ex tension iB asked for; a thing Dover here tofore refused in case of a railroad charter. Ten mile6 of the road have been graded, and are ready to receive the rails, and the company is now ready, if the Legielature renews the charter, to build it at once. We have soen letters which render it, in onr opinion, certain that the road will be built in a very 6hort time. The means for this are ample. Some years after tho old charter was granted the Legislature, under assurances that the company organized under it -would not attempt to go on with the work, granted a new charter to other corporators. But the old company now show not only a desire but the ability to finish the important work they have begun. Tho revival of their charter is most reasonable and just. Cer tainly it is not more unreasonable that their charter Bliould be extended than that another charter should have been granted after their's had, and after they had done a good deal of work on their road. On the contrary, it is far more just that their charter Bhould be extended than that a eharter upon their line should have been granted after theirs. Tho granting of a charter carries with it vested rights, which it is an act of infidelity in a Legislature to interrupt by the granting of another. The failure to build tbia real " Inst link" before this day is a matter of amazement. It is a matter of great public necessity, and the company now ready to build it ought to be allowed to do so without the slightest hesitation on the part of tho Legislature. There is no justice in any rivalry to their proposition. It is impossible to rite to the proper ele vation of admiration for the rare ami ability of the Radicals in Richmond. They are doves, and the Journal otlico is the dove-cote 1 Indeed, tho route to Paradise Is through that establishment. The way armed blacks and whites rebelling against the State are metamorphosed into humble, peace-loving saints, seeking shelter and benediction at the liandB of tho venerable Virginia, throws miracles into tho shade, Oh, sweet-tempered, angelic Radicals! Whc does not rejoico that he lives in a day thai produces such Christian saints! Jakes River and Kanawha Canal.? The United States Senate Committee of Com merce, our readers will be gratified to see, have determined to report in favor of direct ing the Secretary of War to cause a survey of the route for the extension of the James River and Kanawha canal to the Ohio. This step, of course, uccording to the usage* of Congress, is a condition precedent to de riding the question of an appropriation to a proposed work, 'lhe friends of this great work are not afraid of putting it to the test. Forney is a ferocious fellow. He doesn't like these piping times of peace, llo seizes upon every report of southern outrages, and gnashes his teeth and flourishes his sword as though be would slay or drive every southerner into the sea. He is a ter rible man. In his^two papers" yesterday he is savage. He calls upon the Govern ment to pitch in. "if is for the Govern " ment, in all its departments, to show its "power," says he. Could there be any thing more frightful f He will alarm poor people into fearful spasms if he continues to make these horrible faces at the South. Gan't Mr. Bkbgh come down to the capital and soothe Forney. Judges' Salaries and Duties.?-Corre spondents are sending us much comment upon these themes, for which, in the crowded state of out columns, wc arc una ble to make room. There is groat contra riety of opinion expressed. Even on the question of salaries there is a wide differ ence. Some say the minimum salary for oounty judge should be $1,000, and one man thinks that $500 should be the maximum. We would readily give the views of these gentlemen if we could; but as we cannot, we sr? ?onsoled by the reflection that the Legislature understands the subject pretty well, and will not go far wrong. Cubioub Mistakes.?Yesterday's Dis patch made us say that the people of Vir ginia in ** accepting the situation" did so siueeyely not only as faithful citizens of the Government they had unsuccessfully resist ed feut with determination to do all the/ I. i?nn m . - . ??*< i *j> V-S?A^- " *' * Gould to promote its 11 impertfo\tiali)y, dig nity; and greRtnefl*." Wo wrote ww?par fiafiiy." Wc certainly vrant no more of gOTernmcntol " irapenitentinlity "?what ever that big word may mean. Lit- i tls'8 FrcderickBburg Mews of yesterday also has a ?<iueer error. It ppcaks of an " impivcrisficd " reception of Gcnoral Lek in Savannah. Of course " improvised " was intended. Ilowcvor " impoverished " the ! land, the people can ncvor give Gcnoral Li:e an "impoverished" reception. They can at least give their hearts, which are the true wealth of a nation. The telegraph announces that there has been n young Colfax added to the Vicc Picsiuent's family ! Ziv.s Deo! How fust we arc running into the conventionalisms of royalty. How is the young prince ? Tom Brown's School-Boy Days. Br An Old Bor. New edition. New York. | Harper & Brothers. This is the sixth edition of a very clever book. It is illustrated in a rare and excel lent manner. There is a natural freedom and grace of delineation of boyhood in its pictures that wc have seldom scon equalled. Dehenham's Voir. By Amelia B. Ed wards, Author of " Barbara's History," " M:ss Carew," &c. Miss Edwards is quite a famed novel-1 writer. We have not read this storv. Wc observe that it borrows some exciting scenes from blockade-running :n the late civil war. The Bazar Book of Decorum. The Care ! of the Person, Manners, Etiquette, and Ceremonials. New York: Harper & , Brothers. This is a pretentious book, treating not only of " manners," &c., but their proper connection with health, morals, and good taste. It is gotten up in handsome etylo by the Harpers, who have not failed to give an incidental puff to one of their pe riodicals by putting, without much taste, the ' word "Bazar'' into the title?some of the . chapters of the book having nppeared in i the paper. Self-Help. With Illustrations of Charac- j ter, Conduct, and Perseverance. By Sa muel Smii.es, Author of the " Life of George Stephenson and of his son Ro- i bert Stephenson," &c. A brief and convenient hook of reference, j The author is an industrious collector of useful information of a practical nature, especially in the way of biography. He gave to the world an excellent work in his lives of the Stephen sons. We dielike the name of his book. "Self-Help" is cant; but the book is good. All the above works are for sale by Bates & Waddy Brothers. General Assembly of Virginia. Tuesday, April 12, 1870. SENATE. The Senate met at 12 o'clock M.?Lieu enant-Governor Marte in the chair. Prayer by Rev. Mr. J. C. Granbery, of the tlethodist Episcopal Church. REMOVAL OF THE PENITENTIARY. House bill entitled " an act to authorize he Governor to appoint a commissioner in relation to the sale and removal of the penitentiary " was taken up and passed. _ ! The passage of tlie bdl was communi cated to the House by Mr. Pendleton, of Botetourt. COMMITTEE REPORTS. Mr. Pkndi.eton, from the Committee on Public Institutions, reported a bill making an appropriation for the Asylum of the Deaf, Dumb, and Blind, at Staunton, Va., was taken up, and under a suspension of the rules passed. Tlio hill makes an ap propriation of $1 ">,000, of which amount $7,500 is to be paid at once, and the bal ance at such time as the Institution may re quest. The passage of the bill was communi cated at ODce to the House by the senator from Botetourt county. RESOLUTIONS, DILLS, ETC. Mr. Sxowden (by leave) introduced a bill to incorporate the Farmers and Mc- j chanics Savings Bonk of Alexandria; which, under a suspension of the rules, was passed. Mr. Riddick (by leave) introduced a hill directing a division of the cities and towns into wards. Referred. Mr. Anderson, of Pittsylvania, (by leave) introduced a bill amending an act entitled 11 an act to provide for a general registration of voters." The bill changes the time of commencing registration from the fourth Tuesday in April to the first Tuesday iu May ; which was passed. Mr. Roller, of Rockingham, (by leave) introduced a bill amending certain chap ters of the Code so as to make them con form to the present Constitution. Referred. EVENING SESSIONS. Mr. Wood, of Petersburg, called up tho resolution which he offered on yesterday providing for the holding of night sessions, beginning at 7? o'clock; which, being put to the Senate, was lost?ayes, 10; noes, 20. COLLECTION OF TAXES. House bill entitled 14 an act in relation to the collection of State, county, and town taxes, and officers' fees," was read a second time and referred to the Committee on Finance. THE JOINT ORDER. On motion of Mr. Lewis, the Senate pro ceeded to the further execution of the joint order, having for its object the election of county judges. Mr. Riddick placed in nomination the name of Mr. Theodore S. Garnett as a can didate for county judge of Nansemond county. Mr. Garnett having received 108 votes was declared duly elected. Mr. Lewis nominated Mr. Samuel L. Straughan for county judge of North umberland and Lancaster. lie was de clared elected, having received 102 votes. Mr. Hebndon placed in nomination Mr. Peter B. Batte as county judge for the counties of Prinoe George und Surry. He having' received 119 votes was declared elected ? On motion, the further execution of the joint order was* postponed until to-morrow at 1 o'clock. On motion of Mr. French, the Senate ad journed. HOUSE OF DELEGATES. The House met at 12 o'clock. Prayer by Rev. Mr. Proctor, of the Methodist Church. COMMITTEE OF CONFERENCE. The Chair announced the following on the part of the House to the committee of conference on the bill to fix the salaries of judges?viz., MessrB. George Walker, H. N. Bell, Kelly of Smyth, IIarnsberger, and Peatboss. resolutions, etc. By Mr. Bagwell.?Resolution in rela tion to fish and oysters. By Mr. Budd.?Bill to incorporate the Board of Education for the Virginia Con ference of the Methodist Episcopal Church. CHESTERFIELD COURT-HOUSE. Bill to authorize the voters of Chester field county, to change the location of the court-house was taken up, and a substitute offered to tho bill was ordered to be printed. PAY AND MILFAOK. Senate bill fixing the pay and mileage of members was called up. Mr. Daniel moved to amend by making the mileage ten cents per mile instead of ] twenty, ' Mr.WSjiTU fliftvad to Btrlkotltti thofllittio relating to milwgo. lost. ; The bill was passed as it cam% fiom the Senate. COLLECTION OF TAXES. . Bill in relation to State, county, and city taxes, and officers' fees, was passed. The bill as passed is as follows : ?A mil in Relation to the Collection of Stole, County, and Toien Taxes and Officers1 Fees: I rTTlrPrK !< rPS * ?? r ?c it enacted by the General Assem bly, That it shall be lawful for the sheriffs and sergeants, charged with the collec ion of the public revenue in their r(*Pc*1*? counties, cities, and towns, and who I in office on the 2Gth day of Januar/' , ' ' to continue to collect the same, and to levy a,,J distrain for the same, nia authomed by law, and also for county, city, and levies and officers' fees. to" < rer. That wlicie said officer ha ^ of the bond required by too first the act passed March 5th, 18'0, he snati not be authorized to levy or bondj this act, until he shall have ? before the county court, in such snm (nm less than twenty thousand dollars as iuih'c thereof may require, with sccun y which have been or may bo collected y ? *2 Where any sheriff or sergeant shall fail to give the bond required by the pre ceding section, or by the tirst Bectionofthe act of March 5th, 1870, .t ahaUbelavvful for him to deliver his uncolkcted^tax tickets for State revenue and for county, citv, and town levies to his successor in office, and take from bin. duplicate receipts for the State revenue and for county, cit}, or town levies separately; and it shall bo the duty of the Auditor of Public Accounts to c: edit such officer with the amount ol such receipts for State revenue when satis fied that such tickets were uncollected, anil that none of the same wero lost by his neglect or fault; and he shall require the officer receiving the same to account there for within four months from the time the samo were received; and the proper rities of counties, cities, and towns, Bhall credit such officer with the amount of such receipts for county, city, or town levies when satisfied that such tickets were un collected, and that none of the same were lost by his neglect or fault; and they shall require the officer receiving the same to account therefor within four months from the time the eame were received. > "3. The time for the payment into the treasury of the last installment of the public revenue for the year eighteen hun dred and . sixty-nine is hereby extended for the period of three months from tuo time the same ouzht to have been paid. 44 4. ThiB act Bhall be in force from its passage." DEAF AND DUMB ASYLUM. Senate bill making an appropriation of 815,000 for the support and maintenance of the Institution for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind, at Staunton, was, under a suspension of the rules, placed on the ca len tar. It was subsequently taken up and passed. SHERIFF OF ESSEX COUNTY. I Bill for the relief of John L. Bunde, late sheriff of Essex county, was passed. ELECTION OF JUDGES. ! The election of judges waB next in order, the morning hour having arrived. Mr. Burgess nominated Mr. Theodore S. Gnrnett as county judge of Accomac. i The vote stood : Garnett, 81. i Joint vote: Whole number, 112? Gar Inctt, 10S; fcattcring, 4. | Mr. Haynie nominated Mr. Samuel L. Strauglian for judge of the county of I Northumberland. The vote stood: Strauchan,?; A. in. Joint vote : Whole number, 103? itrnughan, 102; Fretz, 1. Mr. F retz nominated Mr. Peter B. Batte or judge of the counties of Prince George mil Surry. . v Mr. McCracken nominated Mr. A. a. ?"retz, although requested by that gentle nun to withdraw it. The vote Btood : Batte, ?; Fretz, ?. Joint vote : Whole number, 121?Batte, 19; Fretz, 2. On motion of Mr. McCaull, the further xecution of the joint order was postponed ntil to-morrow at 1 o'clock. BILLS DISPOSED OP. Senate bill amending the registration it fixing the first Tuesday in May in the resent year for registration instead of le fourth Tuesday in April was passed. House bill incorporating the Western ranch Drawbridge Company. Ordered to ugrossincnt. House bill for the relief of sheriffs of tuo ommonwealth. Ordered to its cngross cnt. . . House bill in. relation to the solemniza of marriages was ordered to its en ?08>nicnt. T j Bill to incorporate the Piedmont Land, nmigration and Savings Company was illed?up out of its order by Mr. McCaull, ud was being considered when the House djourned. HARRIED, On the 8: h Instant, at til. James church, by Rev. Joshua l'eterkin, I?. 1)., Air. "WILLIAM H. VoWEUbto Mrs. AMELIA BARTLEY; all of this city. On the I2tb Instant, bv the Rev. Dr. Burrows, of the B.ptw Church, Mr. CHARLES W. RIVERS, or Louisville. Ky., to Miss SARAH ANN, daugh ter of John Ilartz, Esq., of Richmond, Va. Louisville, Ky., papers please copy. ? DIED, On Saturday night, the 9thinstant, at hlBlate re>ldeuce in Henrico county, after a verv 6hort illness. CHAKLEb S. WORBK1T0N, In the sei enty-foui th year of his age. He lea vea a large family touiouru bis loss. On the 12th Inslaut, J. IT., Infant son of J. H. und Ann Armstrong, aged twelve days. Ills funeral will take place THfti EVENING at 4 o'clock trom the residence of his parents, cor ner of Cl<y and Thirtieth streets. The friends of the family are invited to attend. Charlottesville and Lexington papers please copy. * on April llth, 1870, at the residence of Mrs. Mary Sklnwith In fowhatau-county, Miss Bt.T SEYr LOVESAY. beloved by many and respected by ull who knew her. Office of Assistant Assessoe6> United States Internal Revenue, > Richmond, April 11, 1870. ) CALL AT CUSTOM-HOUSE Every person doing business is required by law to come forward and make application for license, which application you hand to the collector; be will usue you the license from now to the lotn of May. You cannot obtain your license from the collector without this application from the asses sors. The assessors urgently request of all who want to save fifty per cent, penalty to promptly come forward ana register their names and get their applications, so as to have them ready by the 1st oi Mav. Every one who falls to come forward and take out his license application will cer tiinly hive the penalty to pay, and all who at tempt to do buslue*?K without a license shall have all tnesevc ltles < f the law imposed upon them. Applicailous win be Issued promptly to all. It costs nothing to get them; and you should give this your prompt attention, as the assessors wish to close up their lists hv tne 20ih or April. This is our las', notice; so take warning. W. H. READ. Assistant Assessor First Division; N. titVEETM-vN, Assistant Assessor Second Division. ep 13?e id3i* The high constable of the CITY will hoid his court in trying the civil warrants on XHUKbDAY the 14lh Instant at 9} o'clock A. M., at the Did Market Hall, before Se nior Alderman Favler. All pcrs.-ns interested will please be present. ap 13?n Down with high fbices-saye YOUR MONEY.?Great saving to dairymen, merchants, hotel and boarding-house keepers, and bakers. GOOD FRESH BUTTER ALL THE YEAR ROUND and CHURNING MADE EASY. Churning In three minutes. Saves time, labor, and money. Removes all unpleasant flavor, im proves the quality. Increases the quantity from sixty to seventy per cent. The publlo are ?e queeted to call and examine for themselves. Churning dally at 11 .v. A. M. COUNTRY AND TiiWJN RlGllTti FoR male. Dtpot, Eleventh street between Main and Bank streets. ap 13?lw* B LOEDE'S INK AND 8TAIN-EX , f TRAOTING FENCILH, for Instantaneously removing Ink, iron rust, Ac., from clothing of ?very kind, wci?d, paper engravings, 4a. . ^ i ' ssm* ??T BKEEDEN & VOX cre now opening 4argfl additional lota of BEBAGE8, GRENADINES, and POPLINS,.. AT A GREAT SACRIFICE IN PRICES. BREEDKN & FOX, Bp is -St 401 Broad stroct. f^ar BREEDEN & FOX are now receiving another Tory attractive assortment of WHITE LAWN and * PERCALES DRE8SE3 and SUITS, [up 13-5t] Q3V GOOD TI31ES AT HAND I POPULAR i.OODSI POPULAR PRICES! AT ins BROAD-STRPT.T DRY GOODS EMPORIUM. The crowds thit visit this plice aro the best proofs or Its GREAT POPULARITY: and In order to Increase the s-.mc we make it a role to keep a FIRST-RATE assortment of all kinds of DltY GOODS, and t?? sell at the VEltr LOWEST PRICES. We have now In stock GOOD SPRING DRESS GOODS, nH styles, from 20c. to $1; Excellent BLACK SILKS from ?1.50 to 93.50; JAPANESE SILK and POPLIN DRESSES very cheap; Best qualities BLACK ALPACAS, BOMBA ZINES, Ac. ; WHITE CAMBRICS and MUSLINS of all de scriptions: Fashionable CASSIMERES, BROADCLOTHS, Ac., Ac.; TA1U.K LI MENS and WHITE and FANCY IRISH LINENS, 50c. and up : BIRD S-KYK, COTTON, and LINEN DIAPER, BLEACHED and BROWN COTTON, from J to three yards wldo. Call utid All vour memorandums at WILLIAM THALHIMEU A RONS', op 11?eod corner Sixth and Broad streets. ANOTHER CASE OF ANDEOSCOGGIN BLEACHED COTTON, warranted genuine, atone chilling per yard. LEVY BROTHERS, ap0 1213 and 1215 Main street. BLEACHED COTTON, yard wide, at 12je.; UNBLEACUED COTTON, yard wide, at l2Jc.; CALICOES at ejc.; CALICOES at 10c., at LEVY BROTHERS', ap9 1218 and 1215 Main street. asr WE INVITE ALL PURCHA SERS OF DRY GOODS to call and examine the splendid stock which wc are now opening. These goods were bought last week for CASH, and we invite an examination, as we are confident we can show the best bargains of the season. LEVY BROTHERS, ap 9 1213 and 1215 Maiu street. [!S^- HAVANA CIGARS?A fresh lot of those celebrated PARTAG.VS CIGARS, direct from the factory, Jmt rerelved find for sale by OSCAR CBANZ, Importer of Wlne3. Liquors, andClirars, No. 2 Exchange Block, ap 11- 31 Fourteenth street. W3BT WHITE GOODS I WHITE GlODS! NAINSOOK MUSLINS a I reduced price*; INDIA-TWILL CLOTH, very cheap ; TUCKED SKIRTING at G0c. per yard--some thlng new and pretty.-at LEVY BROTHERS, opo 1213 and 1215 Main street. B2T NAPKINS AND TOWELS. FRINGED NAPKIN'?, warranted pure linen, at" 75c. per dozen, worth $1.25 ; HUCKABACK TOWELS at per dozen ; DAMASK TOWELS at 40c. each, worth 75c,; TABLE DAMASK at 5Cc. per yard, worth 75c., at apO LEVY BROTHERS'. (?2T GREAT BARGAINS IN HANDKERCHIEFS AT LEVY BROTHERS'. ALL-LINEN HEMSTITCHED H A N D K E R CI1IEF at is. worth 25'.; HEMSTITCHED HANDKERCHIEFS at 25c. worth $4.50 per dozen; HEMSTITCHED HANDKERCHIEFS at 33c.; can't ho duplicated elsewhere for less than 50c. LEVY BROTHERS', ap 9 1713 and 1215 Main street. S2T DRESS GOODS I DRESS GOODS! The best assortment at tho lowest prices. We are arc now opening BEAUTIFUL STYLE TLAIN LENDS, at 20 cents. JAPANESE CLOTH, PLAIN and CHECKED; JAPANESE SILKS, superb styles; * ALL WOOL DELAINE, SPRING COLORS; tbe whole of which were bought last week at the great bankrupt sale, for cash, LEVY BROTHERS, ap 9 1213 and 1215 Main street. 23T CALL AND EXAMINE THE ;0 SPLENDID STOCK OF GOODS . . . we are now rceeivlug. We are confident that we can now, as heretofore, show the cheapest and best selected stock In tho city. LEVY BROTHERS, ap 9 1213 nnd 1215 Main street. (JET SPECIAL NOTICE.?The under signed beg to inform their friends that they can now be found with the house of BURRE8S, WILLIAMS A CO., 1117 Main street, between Eleventh and Twelfth. The faclUtles of this bouse are unsurpassed, and they are prepared to exhibit to their friends a stock Of FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC DRY GOODS, full and complete, in every respect first-class, and at prices as low as similar goods can oe sold any where. John Mobtox, Edwin a. Winn, ALBEBT M. WOODFIX, W. L. JENNINGS, Thomas D. Quarles, C. R. Morton. [mh 22] (ETTO PHYSICIAN S. CHLORAL-UYDKAT, chemically pure, made by F. Sc'uerlug, Berlin, just imported and for sale by MEADE A BAKER, Dispensing Pharmacists, 919 Main Btreet. mh 19 CHILDREN'S CARRIAGES, OF NEW VJ AND BEAUTIFUL DESIGN, FINEST FINISH, and of snperior stock and workman ship, at tbe RICHMOND MANUFACTORY. No. 308 Fifth street, near Broad. Coll and examine our stock. Old carriages taken in exchange. Repairing done promptly, ap W W. 0. SMITH. Loans negotiated at mode rate BATES. RICHARDSON A CO., , ... . lH* Main street, ap H-tMay 1 under Lancaster A Co. PARTIES HAYING DESIRABLE X FARMS which they wish tot f * I ?pf ~ ? .? to dispose of at once pan hare them exchanged for New York eity pro >r goods, by applying to 37 B, ihBwHraH, Real Estate Agent, party or SSfigjfiSSHH enotti vovtcm GOT REAL THREAD LACE HOETOfc, LLAMA LACE POINTS, BICH SILKS, POPLINS, GRANADINE9, ' UERNASNIE9, BAREGES, JAPANESE CLOTH, and a general assortment of DESIRABLE GOODS Joat received, burress, williams & eo., up 7 1117 Main street. B3T SPRING 1870. NEW GOODS BY EVERY ARRIVAL, EX- ( PRESS AND STEAMER. j NO WET GOODS ON HAND, BUT DRY j GOODS AT GOLD VALUE. BUYERS ALL THE TIME IN MARKET. j T. It. PRICE &. CO., corner of Main and Ele- I veuth streets, are opening dally NEW A: ELEGANT DRESS AND FANCY GOODS, with everything In the STAPLE LINE, ail of which, bought at gold value, wll; be sold at gold prices. RICH BLACK, GRO GRAIN, and FRANCAIS SILKS; RICH BLACK BONNIE TAFFETAS, IRISH POPLINS, all colors; ELEGANT PLAIN and CHECK SILKS, COLORED GRENADINES, JAPANESE POPLINS, FOULARDS. MOZAMBIQUE^, ORGANDIES, JACCONETS, PERCALES, WHITE and COLORED PIQUES, Ac. MOURNING GOODS-SPECIALTY. BOMBAZINES, MOHAIRS, ALPACAS; SILK and WOOL GRENADINES and IRON BERAGES; LINENS, SHEETINGS, COTTONS, HOSIERY, PRINTS, Ac. mh 31 T. R. PRICE A CO. 1 83" FEATHERS. G. B. STACY A SON will always pay the highest market price for FEATHERS VIRGINIA BEDDING WAREHOUSE, 1308 and 1310 Main street. [mh 31-lmJ COUNTRY MERCHANTS WILL find It to their Interest to examine our stock, as we are prepared to fell them Roods specially adapted to their wants, In quantities to suit them, at lowest wholesale figures. Our senior partner gives personal attention to thla department, and will guarantee satisfaction. BUBRE83, WILLIAMS A CO., mh 13?lm 1117 Main street. aerBICH BLACK AND COLORED SILKS, POPLINS, MOHAIR,S, JAPANESE GOODS, CRETONES, SOLID and FIGURED ALPACAS, WHITE MERINOS and ALPACAS, PERCALES, FRENCH MOUSSELAINKS afd MERINOS, ENGLISH, FRENCH, and AMKKIACN CALICOES; WHITE and COLORED PIQUE, KID and OTHER GLOVES. MOURNING GOODS IN GREAT VARIETY; In l'act, everything kept In flrst-clasa dry goods 10U6C8, at BUKUEHq< wrLLIAMS A CO.'S, mh 15-lm 1117 Main street. E3T IRISH LINENS, PILLOW-CASE LINENS, LINEN SHEETINGS. TABLE DAMASKS, NAPKINS, DOYLIES, TOWELS, BLEACHED AND BROWN COTTOXS all makes ; 4-4,10-4, and 12 4 BLEACHED and BltOWN SHEETINGS. BUItRESS, WILLIAMS A CO., mh 13?Ira 1117 Main street. ?3* BACHELOR'S HAIR-DYE.?This pKndid HAllt-I)YE la the best In the world?the nlytrue and perfect dye; harmless, reliable, in tantaneouB. No disappointment?no ridiculous Lnts ; remedies the 111 effects of bad dyes, lnvigo ates and leaves the hair soft and beautiful black r brown. Sold by all druggists and perfumers, nd properly applied at the Wig Factory 18 Bond treet, New York. nih 20?eodls REAL ESTATE AGENTS. JTORTHWESTEKN LANDS .?Cash v paid for LANDS lu Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, ml western Miss ouri. Parties wishing to sell will pleare send us the umber of their liuda, with lowest cash price, o buy at reduced prices Lands upon which the ixes have been neglected for a few years. Address post-otlice box 3,855 New York, or our estern office, Galesburg, lllln- Is. ap 12?at E. C. A C. L. DAVIDSON. DICHARDSON & CO., LAND AGENTS, REAL ESTATE BROKERS, A.VD AUCTIONEERS, ell, buy, lease, or rent, city and eountry real estate, and NEGOTIATE LOANS. Office : 1113 Main street, under Lancaster A Co. [mh 25?1 ui* J F YOU HAVE A HOUSE OR LOT . YOU WISH TO HAVE SOLD AT AUC ION. callou E. B. NEWBURN, Real Estate Auctioneer, laX7_.lv Nn. lOlfl Main ?trw F YOU WANT YOUR HOUftES RENTED OR RENTS COLLECTED, call ou E. B. NEWBURN, Real Estate Agent, la 17?lv *o. loia Main street. DISSOLUTIONS A PARTNERSHIPS. Dissolution of co-partner SHIP.?Tbe concern of ANDREW J. GRAY CO. is this day dissolved by mutual consent. ANDREW J. GRAY. April 11, 1870. SOMEKVILLE GRAY. A I have this day sold oat my interest In the con cern of Andrew J. Gray A Co. to Mr. ANDREW J. GRAY, who Is alone authorized to settle the business of the late firm. April 11, 1870. SOBIERVILLE GRAY. Having purchased the interest of Mr. Somer lle Gray in the late Ann of A.J. Gray A Co.. 1 persons having claims against the concern will resent them to me for settlement. All persona A-lng the concern will make payment to me. I shall continue the business as heretofore con lcted bv the old concern, and hope to have the itronnge lately shown toward them and the late racern of Walae A Gray. ANDREW J. GRAY. April 11. 1870. ap 12?lm DISSOLUTION.?The concern of WILL SON A RAGLAND was dissolved on the 1st ustant by the withdrawal of W. N. RAGLAND. N. F. WILL80N, W. N. RAGLAND. O-PARTNERSHIP.?I have associated with D. W. BRAGG. Jk., for the purpose of carry, on a GENERAL COMMISSION BUSINESS lerlhenameand styloofWLLLSON A BRAGG. p 3?lw ALIAS'S PREMIUM TRANSPARENT J CEMENT, CONGLUTINE, ("a friend in need,") pain China, Glass, Stoneware, Terra Cotta, abaster, Marble, Wood, Leather, Ivory, and fancy articles, firm and imperceptible In a ort time. A brash accompanies each bottle. ...... ? ? S-i *riee, TWENTY-FIVE CENTS. for sale by jPURCELL, LAUD A CO>, ,p U m Itft* QFFI CE OF FISK * HATCH, ? 'm BANKERS AND DEALERS I IN GOVERNMENT SECURITIES. | No. 5 NASSAU 8TBEET. NEW TORS. FEBBUABT 1870. The rcmarkablo success which attended our flc gotiatlon of the LOANS of the Central Pacific ! R*Jlroad Company and the Western Pacific Ball | road Company, and tbo popularity and credit which these LOANS have maintained In the mar-1 kets both In this country and Europe, hAve shown ! that the first mortgaged bonds of wlsely-l?>cated j and honorably-managed railroads are promptly recognized and readily taken as the most suitable, safe, and advantageous form of Investment, >leld luga more liberal income than can hereafter bo derived from Government bonds, and availabloto take their place. Assured that In the selection and negotiation of superior Railroad Loans we are meeting a great, public want and rendering a valuable service both , to the holders of capital and to those great national ^Wbrks of Internal Improvement, whose Intrinsic merit and substantial character entitle them to the use of capital and the confidence of Investors, wo now offer with special confidence and satisfaction TUB FIRST MORTGAGE BONDS OF THE CHESAPEAKE AND OHIO RAILROAD COMPANY. The Chosapeake and Ohio Railroad, connecting the Atlantic coast and the magnificent harbors of the Chesapeake bay with the Ohio river at a point of reliable navigation, and thus, with the entire railroad system and water transportation of the great West and Southwest, FORMS THE ADDI TIONAL EAST AND WEST TRUNK LINE, so Imperatively demandodfor the accommodation of tbo Immense and rapidly-growing transportation between tho Atlantic seaboard and Europe on the one hand, and the great producing regions of the Ohio and Mississippi valleys on the other. The Importance of this road as a new outlet from the West to the sea magnifies it into one of national consequence, aud insures to it an exten sive through traffic from the day of Its comple tion, while in the development of the oxtensive agricultural and mineral resources of Virginia and West Virginia It possesses along its own Hue the cdeuients of a largo and profitable local busl iiess. Thus the proaf interests, both general and local, which demand the completion or the Chesapeake and Ohio railroad to the Ohio river afford the purest guarantee of Its success and value, and render It the most Important and substantial rail road enterprise now In progress In this country. Its superiority as an East and West rente, and the promise of an Immense and profitable trade awaiting Its completion, have drawn to It the at tention and co-operation of prominent capitalists and railroad men of tills city of sound Judgment and known Integrity, whoso connection with It, together with that of eminent citizens and business men of Virginia and West Virginia. INSURES AN ENERGETIC, HONORABLE, AND SUCCESSFUL MANAGEMENT. The road is complete! and In operation from Richmond to the celebrated White Sulphur Springs of West Virginia, 227 in lies, and thero remain but 200 miles (now partially constructed) to be com pleted to carry It to the proposed terminus on the Ohio river at or near tin: mouth of the Big Sandy river, 130 miles above Cincinnati, and 330miles below rittsburg. Lines arc now projected or In progress through Ohio and K? utucky to this polut, which will con nect tlio Chesapeake and Ohio with the entire rail road systems of the West and Southwest, and with the Paclfl-: railroad. Its valuable franchises and superior advantages will place the CHESAPEAKE AND OHIO RAILROAD COMPANY among the richest and most powerful and trustworthy corporations of the country: and there exists present value, In completed road and work done, equal to the entire umount of t.?e mortgage. The details of the loan have been arranged with special reference to the wants of all classesof In vestors, and combine the various features of con veulcncc, safety, and protection against loss or fraud. The Bonds are In denominations of 81,000, SO00, and 8100. They will bo Issued as Coupon Bonds, payable to bearer, and may be held In that form ; or The Bond may be registered In the name of the owner, with the coupons remaining payable to bearer attached, the principal being then transfer able only on the books of the company, unless re assigned to bearer; or The Coupons may be detached and cancelled, the Bond made a permanent Registered Bond, trans ferable only on the books of tlio Company, and the Interest made payable only to the registered owner or his attorney. The tliree classes will be kuown respectively as : 1st. " Coupon Bonds payable to bearer." 2d. "Registered Bonds with Coupons attached." 3d. " Registered Bonds with Coupons detach ed," should be so designated by correspondents In specifying the class of Bonds desired. They have thirty yean to ran from January 15, 1870, with Interest at six per cent, per annum from November 1, 1369. Principal aud interest paya ble In gold In the city of New York. The Interest Is payable In May and November that It may take the placo of that of the earlier Issues of Five-Twenties, and suit the convenience of our friends who already hold Central and West ern Pacific bonds, with Interest payable In Janu ary and July, and who may desire, In making ad ditional Investments, to have their Interest re ceivable at different seasons of the year. The loan Is becured by a mortgage upon the en tire Hue of road from Richmond to the Ohio river, with the equipment aud ull other property and appurtenances connected therewith. A sinking fund of $100,000 per annum Is provided for the redemption of the bonds, to take effect on? year after the completion of the road. The mortgage Is for $15,000,000, of which $t,W0,? 000 will be reserved and held in trust for there demptlon of outstanding bonds of tho Virginia Central Railroad Company, now merged In the Chesapeake and Ohio. Of the remaining $13,000,000, a sufficient amount will bo sold to com plete the road to the Ohio river, perfect and Improve the portion now In operation, and thorouglily equip the whole for a largo and active traffic. The present price Is 90 and accrued Interest. A loan 60 amply seenred, so carefully guarded, and so certain hereafter to command a prominent place among tho favorite securities la the mar. kets, both of this country aud Europe, will be at once appreciated and quickly absorbed. Very respectfully, FISK & HATCH, Banker?. ?. S.?'We hivo Issued pamphlets containing fUll particulars, statistical details, maps, etc. which will be furnished upon application. We boy and sell Government Bonds, and rccein tho Accounts of Banks, Bankers, Corporations and others, subject to check at sight, and allow In terest on daily balances. DAVENPORT & CO., Stock Brokers No. 1134 Main street, and p. II. HAUBY, No. 1014 Main street, Agents for sal* of ftvKiffO, sceuBise, *?, ?J. M^*s?J|Hf^WD8COUBTH? 4S0 Broad street* between ^ottrSi ancl Fifth streets. Ladle?1 Dresees, shawl*. Cloaks, and Hacks DYED IX AXYCOLORDESIRhd,orCLKAXl ED in the very best and neatest manner. Gentlemen'a garments CLEANED OB DYED as new. A Pit ON9 STAMPED WITH ALL COLOB& I respectfully inform the public that I have for sale APKO.vS STAMPED IN ALL COLOBB, and will stamp roods at mv est ibllshmcnt, No. m Broad atr? et, at a much lower rate than any house In the North. Specimens or my work can bo seeh at my btore. C-?ll and examine for yourself. L. LINNEMAN. Vo. 420 Broad street, la 57?am between *onrth and Fifth. RESTAURANTS. gETELLE, RESTAURATEUR, No. 1*03 MAIN STREET^ ?$% begins the cold season with renewed SS-J*Ik(3ei/ energies ind-lncreaavd resorrces. The public win And In his larder every luxury that la produced within the United States. lie otters evcrythlngln season here, and delica cies of the tropics. TA.ME and WILDFOWL of water and land of all rorts, VENISON, OYS TERS), FISH, TERRAPINS, and DOMESTIC MEATS, of the very best, selected wlih skill and care. He has tbo test of cooks, under the direction of a French artist, master of the profession. His tables In the main saloon and his suit of dining rooms for parties are supplied with dishes to order from the plainer sorts to the most e!c>tant, equal to any prepared In Paris. Parties entertained with entire privacy and comfort. He will supply pai-tlos and Lira Pies promptly with Meats, Fish, Oysters, Game, Pastry, Dessert, and Wines and Liquors. He will cater for ihose In town and country who desire uncooked supplies, ensuring the best the market affords at the most reasonable charges. His Bar Is supplied with the choicest LIQUORS and WINES. This he warrants. Mixed drinks prepared by the most skilful brewer in the city. Grateful for past favor, he invites the public to continue Its patronsge. and promises the most faithful and promnt fllllng or orders. oc to _____ MACmXERJY, lyjETROPOLiTAtf WORKS, CORNER SEVENTH AND CANAL STREETS. STATIONARY and PORTABLE ENGINES and SAW-MILLS: BARK. GRIST, and PLASTER MILLS: BOILERS, FOltGINGd, CASTINGS of IRON or BRASS; MILL GEARING. Ac. ENGINES and SAW-MILLS of various sixes always on hand. Ola engines, Ac., repaired and sold oa commis sion or exchanged for new. All other repairs promptly and satisfactorily done. Sena for deacripvive circulars. _ _ deJ4 WILLIAM E. TANNER A CO. M ACHINK SHOP. SLOAT A ADDINGTON, MACHINISTS. WOJtxs and Office : his Oahy etexet, vmam Fourteenth. Richmond, Va. ALL XINDSOF NE W VORIv: REPAIRING STEAM-ENGINES and BOILERS la city and country; TOBACCO WORK of all kinds mads and repaired, with all kinds of steam-fitting* Co* same: PLATFORM and otbvr SCALES AD JUSTED and REPAIRED. Exclusive agents t< f JUDSON'8 PATENT STEAM-ENGINE GOV. ERNOR, SKLDKN'S PATENT STEAM EN GIN K PACKING, TJtlca Steaui Gauge Company's STEAM GAUGES. Every one of three gaugiB are warranted for a year. We know taem to t* tue beet gauge now hi use. They are less In price loan any othor make. A full line ?f tue above ar ticles always on hand. We alio kee p HOLLAND'S PATENT SELF-FEEDING OIL-CUP, for shaft ing and all kinds of machinery, wblch savea ninety per cent, of oiL This la the newest and best thing now out. Come and ate 1'. and us. GEORGE B. SLOAT. mv IB A. JA0K8ON ADDINGTON. RICHMOND AND rjtTKKSDUH'i U.K. co March 15, 1873. J rpiIROUGH MAIL TRAINS LEAVB A Richmond at 3.45 A. M. DAILY, except SUN pAY S, :?nd at 2:50 P, M. DaIlY. H ('turning, leave Petersbrirg wt 10 A. M. DAILY, and cept STJ.N DAYS at 7:05 P. M. DAILY! ' j Local trains leave Richmond at 8 A. M.. and | Petersburg at ?:JO A. w. DAILY, except dUN DAJf^ THOMAS II. M Y.VN'K. mD ^ Superintendent. I^IHESAP E AJCK AND OHIO KAIL. \J ROAD.-On and after WEDNESDAY', 2d or i ebruarv 1870, tbo PASSENGER TRAINS wilj run as follows?viz.: , MAI,L TRAIN wll) ran dally between Richmond iex^eHt between Gordons vllte and bt&uuiou); leave Uichtuoitd at 8-35 a 5L and arrl-e at Staunton at 4:20 p. M.; leave S:auji t. u at 0:20 A. and arrive at Kicbmond at 4;4vF. fhZ^' ' 3:i cenuectlonsa; Gordouevllie and Charlotteavlofe with the Orange, Akxaadiia and Mana.eas railroad mull tr-fnc ror Alexandria. YVashlngton, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New i'ork etc.; also for Lvnchb::re, Knoxvlllc, Chxttil noosra, Memphis, Nov Orleans, Montgomery, Mo MAIL TRAIN will run trl-weekly between Staunton and White Sidohnr Spring? on TUES DAY , THURSDAY", and SATURDAY. Leave -iTn'nr0!1} '*? ^L*hd arrive at White Sulphur at 10:00 1*. M.; leave White Sulphur tt 3:20 A. 51. and arrive at Staunton at 9 A. 51. Ami going west will connect with stages as fellowa?via. at Go ' 8ben with stages for Lexington. Natural Urldge. [ and Rockbridge linlhs ; at Milk ro1 with siagri for Bath Aluin and Warm Sorlngs: and at White Sulphur with stages for Lcwlsuurg, Charleston, CvCe ' ,??.???? s al?0 ,ea7e Staunton on TUESDAY. THURSDAY, and SATURDAY' MuRJS'lNGtjl for Lexington and Natural Bridge. NIGHT PASSENGER TRAIN will rnn between Kit hmon<lu2Ml WaAMn^toii iilgbily without fhanw of cars. Leave Rf. hmond at 8:20 P. M. ami ar rive at YYnnhlngtou at 6:35 A. M. Le?ve YY'ash *?..???* arrivc af Richmond at 3.40 a. M. Making all through connections at Rich mond and YY aehlnutcn. SLEEPJNG CARS will be attached to tills train, and will he run through between Richmond and. Baltimore without ch-nue. THROUGH TICr ETS Issued to all point* North, YY est, ami Southwest. ? . JAMKS y. NETHERLANDS fn 3 General Ticket Agent. Richmond and danville rail. ROAD.-CHANGE OF SCHEDULE.-On a'.V'.r.EDNKSDA Y, December 29, 1?<J9, tbo PA. a fa.N GER TRAINS on tblc road will be run as follow-: ^ Goinq SOCTH.-Lynchbnnr and Danville pas sengers leave Richmond dully /except Sundays) at 9:15 A. M.* leave Borkevllls dally (except Sun days) at 12:45 P. Jf.; arrive at L'anville dally (ex 6.:53 *'? THROUGH ilAIL AND EXPRESS leaves Richmond daily at 6:30 P. 51.; leave- Danville ?1--Iiy at 1:55 1?. M.; arrive* at Greens -cro' dully at 4:\5 A. M. Going Nobtu.-L; uchburg and Danville pas sengers leave Danville dully (except Sundays) at <:40A. M. ; leave Burkevllfc dally (except Sun days) at 12:45 P. 51.; arrive at Richmond dally (-?.c.epi-,n'l:iJ's) Ht 33?P- M. TilROUGIf MAIL AND EXPRESS leaves Greensboro1 dally at 9:26 P. 31.; leaves Danville dally at 11:57 P. AL : ar rives at Richmond dallv at 7:2u A. 3L The Lynchburg 5.nd Danville Pa.sseugcr Train connects at Burkevllle with the trains on the Southslde road f.?r Petersburg. Norfolk, Lynch burg, and all stations on the Southslde and Vir ginia and Tennessee railroads, Bristol. Knox ville, Dalton, Chattanooga, Nashville, Memphis, and all Important points South and Southwest. The Through Mall and Express connect* at Greensboro' with the trains on the North Caro lina road for Charlotte, Columbia, Augusta, Sa vannah, Macon, Mobile, Montgomery, <fce., Ac.; and at Richmond with the Richmond, Fredericks burg and Potomac, Chesapeake and Ohio, and Richmond and York River railroads. SLEEPING CAdS and CHILES'S PATENT RKCLIJSING CHAIRS on the through express train. THOMAS BODAMKAD, "e -8 Superintendent. TWO FAST DAILY LINES (SUNDAY At& ^EXCEPTED)-? THK NORTH. EAST, A,ND \YEST, OVER THE FAVORITE ROUTrf VIA AOU.'A CRFKK?THE SHORTEST AND QUICKEST ROUTK?The THROUGH TRAINS over this route are now run from the depot corner of Bvrd and Eighth streets at 1L15 A. iLjind 8.30 P. M. (Sunday at 11 15 A. M. cnlv). making close and reliable connections with TflK WASHINGTON AND NEYY YORK FAST LINES aud with trains lor THE GREAT NORTHW EST. Cars lltted up wlUi SPLENDID RECLINING CHAIRS, for which no charge la made. The elegant and commodious steamers on the Potomac river stop at Alexandria each war. _The ACCOMMODATION TRAIN between Richmond and Mllford leaves the depot comer ol Broad and Eighth streets dally (Sundays except* ed) at 3.30 P. M., and arrives In Richmond at til A - jSls ^Through tickets to *11 principal points North*d< Tor further Information and for through I North apply at the offlce corner Broad and L. streets, ana for through tickets to all point* N and West apply at the ticket offlce comer B and Eighth streets. no 25 J. b. GE?fTRY, General Ticket Agent. PICHMOND AND YORK RIVEB IX RAILROAD LINE?FOR BALTIMORE, THE NORTH, AND NORTHYVEbT?CHANG* OF SCTIKDULk- DAILY/EXCEPT 5UNL)AYB* On and after TUESDAY, ath of June, passengers for Baltimore and all points North and North west will tike the passenger train from the depot of the Richmond and York Biv<fc Railroad at Richmond for West Point, where they take the steamer ADMIRAL, Captain L. C. JFkkkmax. or KENNEBEC, Captain J. II. Fs^niTv.-boui boats having been put In first-rate order?reaching Baltimore the following morning in time to con nect with the trains for Philadelphia, New York, and the W>st. Returning, the boats leave pier Nc. 8, Llght-Mreet wharves, tout of Barry street, dally (except Sundays) at I o'clock P. M.. passengers arriving In Richmond at 13:15 P. M. the following day in time to connect with the express train on the Richmond and Danville railroad for Das. riUe and all points on that road; Greensboro', Salisbury, Charlotte, Ac., N. C.; Columbia, H. C., and all points South. PASSENGER TRAIN leaves Richmond daily (except Sundays) aft 1 o'clock P. M.; learea went Point daily (except Mondays) at 10:1# A. M. THOMAS DODAMEAD, Is ft Sup*rlntend*tt4 T> BID'S OYSTER. FISH, ijfe Xi AND GAME DEPOT ffl CjtJ (EatatiUahed 1854.) There can (Hwaja found the best of York and other river OYbTRlt'?, with a large sunitly of all kiuds of FRESH FI>il, arriving *"w,hxvk>i au interest In several tishcrl-A l am certain of those qualities. Orders promptly attended to. Depot, Sixth street oear Clav.7 mb 30-ini POBRRT REID, JpNYELOPSS AND PAPER^-Ful