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WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 24, 1873,
Tho Great Error of Virginia. *
Our friend of the Petersburg Xnn* over
slaughs the point in the question of the
policy of Virginia in making ft road through
the richest part of the State, four hundred
miles long, from Bristol to Norfolk, without
taking its largest city en route, when to
do so would have increased its length,
some say only five miles?certainly a very
little: so Inconsiderable as to he absolutely
contemptible In comparison with the im
mense advantages that would have been se
cured to the State by placing Richmond
upon the Hue of that most important road.
That is the point.
That it would have been less to the bene- j
fit of Petersburg and Norfolk had tlie road
been located by way of Richmond we sup
pose no man will have the effrontery to say.
We say it could not hare been /ess to their
advantage than if has been located as it is,
leaving Richmond fifty miles away by the
line of the Danville road, and not less than
twenty-two miles distaut at the nearest
point of approach to it.
The State never made another error fo
great in the matter of improvement. She
left out of view the only city within her
borders that could make a show- of compe
tition for the large commerce of the Com
monwealth, and the towns which are claim
ing the road as essential to their growth?
which has been no growth?have not been
benefited by the opportunity afforded them
to thrive by that commerce.
Had the towns whose fancied interests
led to an ambitious and unwise combina
tion against the principal eitv of the state
been able to build the lines?the direction
of which they controlled?that would have
beci quite a different affair; but it was un
fortunate that places so inconsiderable
should have thus succeeded in a misappro
priation of the money of the State-of which
Richmond contributed more than all the
towns in the State put together? l>) which
her principal commcici.d intciMs and pros
pect* received a severe blow?a blow which
jdic is not compensated for in any way that
we know of.
About " Virginian "and"anti-Virginian*'
lines of railway there has been a vast deal
of talk, very little to the enlightenment of
any body. It has been intended merely for the
arraying of parties for or against particular
railroads. We shall welcome the influx of
fjreign capital to build railroads. Every
railway within-ti e boundaries of Virginia
is a Virginia road, it cannot be taken out
of the State. The more there are of them
th^ better. Our people, in greater or less
numbers, have been the advocates of them
all, and all of them and as many more as
may be built will benefit more or less the
people of Virginia.
We have never been able to appreciate the
distinctions drawn by the railroad partisans
as to which were and which were not Vir
ginian. All railroads endeavor to get as
much freight to carry as they can, and we
believe all set a high value on " through
freightIf there is one that does not put
this estimate upon "through freights" we
should like to know which one it is. In
deed, we make no objection to any road for
its ambition to increase all kinds of trans
portation upon it. There is nothing more
delusive than the cry aboat " Virginian " as
applied to railroads. They are all for them
felces. They are obliged to be.
Slavery in Cuba.?A correspondent of
ilie New York IJerald reports an interview
with Scnor Zulueta, President of the Casino
E-panol, at Havana, who owns 2,500 slaves.
The reporter ?ays that the Senor admits that
the abolition of slavery in the island is in
evitable; but he desires that it shall be gra
dually accomplished. He dreads any sud
den shock .to the interests of the island by
hasty abolition. Sefior Zulueta is a sensible
Xnan. The world is gone wild on abolition,
and slavery must be abolished everywhere
gave in Africa, where it is not possible to abo
lish it now, nor will it be for centuries to come.
It must be civilized first, and when will that
condition be fulfilled ? How long will it be,
indeed, before the Africaus, in the nii(l.-t of
.?be civilization of this continent, are civil
ized ?
Evans's (Raleigh) Independent states uV>n
good authority that Litilefield?the noto
rious fccamp who, a few years since, ran a
?'rum-shop" at Raleigh,where there were
free driuks for the members of the Legisla
ture?is now in Florida penniless. He
figured extensively in the business of get
ting through the Legislature the bonds that
were squandered, aud which the State is
now endeavoring to repudiate. The scamps
who plundered the southern States under
the protection of military rule and the
patronage and encouragement of the Fede
ral Government have been rapidly coming
to grief. ' Many of them- have fallen ^
the hands of their own friends; aud a great
body of them have come to sorrow, with no
way of escape open to them. They have
none at the South, and if they go back to
their cative North they have no hope of
social cordiality and aid there. Northern peo
ple, under the impulse of feelings excited by
the war, may have enjoyed somewhat our
afflictions through the frauds aud cruelties
practised upon us. But they canuot admire
the unprincipled adventurers who were the
instruments of our torture. It is some con
solation to know that these bad men are
coming to reverses well deserved, yet hardly
equal to the retribution due to their crimes.
If it requires ?1,000,000,000 of currency
to do the business of the country now, it
appears evident to u< that it will require
?2,000,000,000 to answer the purpose when
the business doubles. "Why is this reason
ing defective? asks the Cincinnati Trade
List, and we repeat the question.
The saiiiLs of the war, led by the incom
parably devout General Howard, have so
fallen in respect of their piety and their
honesty lhat people begin to find out their
hypocrisy aud their sordidness. If we can
not trust the Abolition crusader General
Howard, whom may we trust I"1
It is now reported that the Dominicans
are about to upset Bakz, who Is called a
tyrant We take this information to be of
the smallest possible consequence to the
world. And what of Bakz's tyranny?
None but a tyrant can govern San Domingo,
and the inhabitants may well be grateful that
their country still supplies tyrants to take
the place of tyrants who are ejected from
their places.
It is reported tbat Grant will have a
chance to establish another satrapy,?this
time In Texas?as Davis refuses to yield the
office of Governor to the Democrat (Cork)
just elected by forty thousand majority.
MIps Louisa 31. Alcott, of Boston, is a
smart lady, of an uncertain age. She has
written some of the mo9t entertaining of
stories for " young people," nn?l all know
that such stories are equally Interesting to
old people. Indeed, these stories are so
pleasant that we are tempted to say that
Boston has the best maker of children's
books of the day, as she has in Miss Led
yakj>, the best sketcber of child-iifo and chil
dren that we have ever known.
But there is something the matter with
Miss Alcott. Her health is incomplete, her
digestive organs arc not iu the condition
of those of the little people she so happily
represents. Wc say so because she so fur
I depart* from the innocent and the unpreju
diced spirit of childhood's morality as to
put a bit of fanaticism and puritanisin into
one of her recent book?? Cupid and Choxr
Chotc. In the chapter devoted to "Nelly's
hospital" elly is seeking through the
woods for subjects for pity and for relief
when she linds a fly iu a spider's web.
?4Nelly," says Mis* Alcott, "had heard
"much about contrabands; knew who they
"were, and was very much interested in
'?them." So Nelly, when "she freed the
poor, black fly," " played " that he was her
conl rabaiul, and, continues the story, "was
" glad that her first patient was one that
'? needed help so much." Having freed him,
sin* set him at liberty "because she had no
wish to mike a slave of him."
.Pursuing her mission in search of the dis
tressed, she found "a little gray snake with
a bruised tail." [A bruised 4< head " would
be more harmonious with sacred wril.] She
pitied il, yet shrank fioui it, "for it had a
I 44 iierv eye and a sharp, quivering tongue,
1" that looked as il' longing to bile." 44 4 He
" is a rebel. 1 wonder if I ought to be good
"to him,** thought Nelly. * * "It says
"in my little book 4 Love your enemies.' I
44 think snakes are mine; but I guess I'll try
-una love him,because God made him."
A pretty good way of comifl?iUmg slavery
and ^.-eWlstothoc-uild-s mmai How
could the fW" 10 wom,0,r h0"' V
th.,i aod should have at ail made these
rebc*la? thoc gray snakes? If the author
had thought her book would never reach a
southern State she would nevertheless have
committed a great siu to plant the weeds of
uncharitableuess aud hate in the innocent, i
pure minds of children ; but as she certainly j
knew it would be scut to the South, where (
her writings have many admirers, her oflence
is unpardonable either on the score of mo
rality or charity. .
"Let her, in her next scrap-book, im
print upon the young mind the horrors of
the Yankee slave trade. Let little Nelly
thread a shady path near a frog-pond, and
let a black frog therein cry out, " Jug o'
rum," 44 Jug o' rum," "Buy a nigger,"
<? Buy a nigger," &c., and then say ? Nelly
had heard of the slave-ships and the cruel
ties of our Yankee forefathers in bringiug
ncro slaves bought with 1 rum' over the
sea?cruelties that would have shocked a
hyena-and therefore she felt much obliged
to the old black frog, who has, no doubt, re
latives in Africa, for dinning it into the ear?
of the people that their ancestors did very
j bad thing*. Sj she said. ?lhauk you, Mr.
' <? Frog, for your bit of history ; aud now tie
"a bit of flannel about your neck, for you
" seem to be hoarse.' Good-bye."
This would be very pretty and very true.
AVe suggest to Miss Ai.cott that she is uot
true to her mission of making sweet and in
nocent impressions upon the stainless minds
of the dear, delightful children. There is
something the matter. Is it celibacy'( The
remedy for that is uot disagreeable.
The Emperor William of Germany, re
ported to be slightly paralyzed, is in his
seventy-seventh year. His cjreer has been
an eventful one. lie stauds to-day at the
head of European sovereigns by the grandeur
of his achievements and the diguity and
force of his character.
The Petersburg Appeal may rest in the
assurance that the letter-carrier system will
commend itself to the good people of the
Cockade City. "
New Books*.
Mu Kalulu: Prince, King, and Slave. A
Story of Central Alrica. By Henry al.
St anlkv, author of " How I Found Liv
ingstone." With Illustrations. New
York : Scbibnek, Armstrong & Co.
This book is issued as an appropriate
Christmas pvc?ont for young people. Stan
lev vveut to Africa to hunt for Livingstone,
and found him. In his travels he had the
opportunity to liud much besides Living
stone. He is an active, curious fellow, and
unquestionably a big story-teller. In weav
ing up this African story he takes care to
put in it a great deal about encounters with
the fearful beasts of prev and destruction iu
the wonderfully strange country. The boys
will find in the book enough of tbis kind of
reading to last them for a long time.
For sale by J. T. Ellvson.
DEATHS.
Died, on the 23d of December, at 1 o'clock, Mr.
WILLIAM WALDttOP, in the liftleth year of bis
a The friends and acquaintances of the family are
respectfully requester! t<> attend bis lunoralat his
late residence, on Broad street near HrooTt avenue,
TO-MORROW (Thursday) MORNING at 11
o'clock
Died, on the 23d Instant, at 12)4 o'clock A. M>
Wll.l.lAM COATK& ALLEN MAYO. son of the
lat<- Philip and Mrs. Caroliue HI. A. Mayo, in the
thirty-first year of his age.
ill-, funeral will take place at 3 o clock I - M. TO
DAY from the First Presbyterian church.
HARDWARE.
i^iNE TABLE AND POCKET CUT
r lehy, plated knives, forks,
AND SPOONS, &C.
Rogers's Ivory-Handle D^kr-K>"vives,
ROCKUS'S IVOHY-UAN1>LK DB8MKT-K. ^
WOSTKNIIOLM S t E> A>AViMORS. SC.;
WOSTENMOLM'SnSmsK-KNirJcs; .
Extra Quality ilated y1 kkt.knives ;
Extra Quality I'lated forks ;
Extra ytALiTY Pi?Ti?^? ksu'k, FORK, and
CHILDREN'S fc>JET&?PLATIW
Si*OON. in <***'; for bousckcepers, for
anu uiauy other useful g ^ ^ WILLIAMS,
sale low by t M dealer In Hardware, Carriage
Wholesale and retail w* ?=
and Wftgua Materia, . >laln 9trect,
vv . ...A. --.k kH-teig,
between Fourteenth anu . ...een,
b?twcen
de 24-2t
dc ? .
T> ODGERS'S CELEBRATED CUTLERY,
ivory-Handle Dinner aud Dessert-Kkives ;
ivory-Handle Carvers, Forks- and ^tkkls ;
PEN and POCKET-KNIVES, RAZORS, SCISSORS,
&C*?
Best quality Plated Spoons and Forks, Dinner
and dessert-knives: > .
Plated sets in cases,?Kuife, Fork, and >i)00I1~
for children;
Rodgers's scissors, in cases;
Charm-Knives, &c., &v., for sale low by
H. L. WILLIAMS,
No 1433 Main street, between Fourteenth and Fif
teenth streets. de 23-31
_ PERSONAL.
/?TaUTION.?TO THE PUBLIC: The
\J undersigned hereby givrs notice that Isbon
Benkdict Is unauthorized to sell the tickets of
"The White Star Line." and that any tickets sola
by him on or alter daie will not be recognized by
the above tieamshlp Uue. J. H. SPARKS,
Agent White Star l ine,
19 Broadway, New York.
Richmond, December 24,1873. de23-lw
N OTICE.?The First aud Secoud Markets
will be ki'jit onen on WEDNESDAY the 24th
from daylight until ti o'clock P. M. There will be
uo market held on the 25ih (Christmas day).
SAMUEL KLLIn
GEORGE TiMWSRLAKE.
dc 23-2t Clerks.
RITING-DESKS AND
vroixK-wsati^
marked down very low at
J. T. ELLfyOITSi
1112 Main street.
ft
Store open to-night until 10 o'dock. de 2#-lt
Books are PARTICULARLY AP
PROPRIATE for presentation. The assort
mi nt at 1318 Mnln street is large and choice.
The best works In PROSE and POETRY, Illustrated,
In flno binding*;
FAMILY BIBLES. SMALL BIBLES, HYMN"
ROOKS, and PR A YKR-BOuKS, in leather,
[ wood, velvet, and ivory.
For the Juvenile-, books without number, from
ilie bright A, B, C to tales of land and sea and the
fairy n alms.
Album*, Work-Boxes. Desks, Gold Pens, Ink
stands, Pocket-Books. Games, Fancy Paper, ?fcc.
de 24 RANDOLPH & FAG MSN.
G
RE AT EXCITEMENT WITH THE
LITTLE GIRLS AM) BUYS.
441 pay, George, where are you going V" u Where
am I going? 1 am going down lo 204 Seventeenth
street, between lJroad and Grace, where they arc
giving tovs away." "What, George, giving toys
awav ?" 'Well, thev are selling them so cheap I
I call U giving them away." ?? Who keeps the store J""
I " A friend to the public M de 24-2t*
QUPERB. -BOOKS FOR PRESENTA
| O TIoN.?Mnrilio and the Spanish ScliotiV x?C |
I Painting?an elegant volume with tlnest engrav
ings, folio, morocco extra, 830: Pictures by Leslie,
with descriptions and biographical sketch of the
painter?a beautiful volume, folio, $7.50; Pictures
of English Landscape by Hlrket foster, with pic
I turns In words by Tom Taylor?a superb quarto
volume, morocco, $15; Beautiful Pictures by
British Artists, being the best specimens of Wllkle,
Turner, Landseer. Slc.?folio?price, $10.50;
Court Realities of Charles I (-engraved from the
j originals In the Koya' Gallery at Windsor, which
| were painted by Sir Peter l.efy?with memoirs by
Mr*. Jameson, folio?price, $12.
de 21 WO'HHIUL'SE & PARHAM,
f TOILET SETS,
I X cake-moulds.
MK? HA NICAL TOYS.
STEAMBOATS,
WALKING dolls.
for CHRISTMAS PRESEN'I S, at
GKOKGK KLEIN' S,
I de 23-2t N'o. 612 Broad street.
HO, FOR CHRISTMAS AND NEW
YEAR !?I have some fine Old Rye Whlskev.
I of dlfTereni brands, which 1 will sell in suitable
quantifies from a barrel down to a gill. Also.
| jjmitbamj'ton Apple Rrandy, New Englaud and
Jamaica lium. line Fish Gin (made after the old
Dutch style). Port and Sherrr Wine. Also. Irish
a d Scotch Whiskers I would also add that I have
some Old Flinch Brandy and many-other Liquors
too numerous to mention.
, , JOHN Iv. MOLLOY,
W holcsalo and Retail Liqnor-dealer,
, ? corner Main and Twenty-third streets.
de 23-10t
Refined sugars,
100 barrels A. B, Extra P. and C SUGARS
150 barrels fair to choice YELLOW SUO YKJ*',
75 barrels CUT. CRUSHED. POWDERED
and GRANULATED SUGARS,
in store and for sale by
de23 ROBERT F. WILLIAMS & CO.
N
TEW ORLEANS 31OLASSES.
40 barrels prime NEW ORLE ANS MOLASSES
laniilng and for sale by
de 23 ROBFRT F. WILLIAMS A CO.
pHRISTMAS AND NEW-YEAR'S
\J GIFTS.
We in vile our friends and the public srenerally to
ea!! at So. 91-5 Main street and select their
CIIRI>Tvl AS AM) NEW-YEAR'S PREHENTS
1'rom our large, fresh, and varied assortinant of
fri>od8 just received from northern importers, con
sisting of
El kg a nt Editions of the toets, Novelists,
Ac.:
Lawks' Wokk-Roxes, i>r:kssixg-Cases;
Itl'ssia leat1ieu and PEAUL CARD-c'ases ?
Goi.d Puns, Penc ils, Jewelky-Caskets;
Hymn-hooks of all denominations;
Pit ay eii- Books, Family Hiiu.es ;
pltotogilai'lI-ALlSfMS, PAI'eu-WEIGHTS;
cimwkkn'es Toy-Books in <-ndlcs* variety:
games OK almost EVERY descilli'TION, tucll ilS
Avilude, Snap, Old Maid, i)r. Bus-by, Ac.;
Parchcesl, Stella, Crlbbape, Ac., Ac.
Before you purchase elsewhere will at
STARKE A RYLAND'S BOOKSTORE.
T gen NET'S, opposite the posf-offiec,
1v you will iliiu a superb stock of JEWELRY,
such as
BRACELETS,
EAR-RINGS,
GOI.D and STONE I.OCKETS,
for Christmas presents. de 19-2w
jjoliday PRESENTS.
CHRISTMAS AND NEW-YEAR'S CiiFTS.
de 22-41
No. 915 Main strert.
"WEST, JOHNsTON* & CO.
wsm^im
volumes or iiibtis. WRITI VG-DE?KS an?l
Fle?>! W .XKf taSnl.lSL.a.leslga;
PIIOIh/gkaPH ALBUMS in endless variety ;
Mm iiRi v< u R | T1SG -DES KS ar.d C Abbb,
. ?nT KMKN-S 1 >RKSSlNG-<Sl>,CS'
^li nVnAN HOLOEKS. and PENCILS.
DESK-INKSTANDS of new uud beautiful de
PlIor&JRAPlI PAPER-WEIGHTS and other
f a Ml? 'y uiiil'i^s (i r :ii I k i.kIs ; >l>na.
pJv' Vul.CiS, CKIRBAGE-JMM.1. I>j>. ,
DOMINOES AN i) UIL^MEN .
gtW ^^^^K&BOOKS and
eadd'^'ku^ia^lea^iiek* BELT-SATCII- j
BOOK-MA15 KS?soincthlnp new and very pretty ;
GAMhs 'FUKLECUi L DKEN 'of mauv different
. ,T,^vvSii it o? ? toy BOOKS, a very large assort
J L incut. In "auV^Ive binding beautifully illus
v'^i'mkkSi'iSSS to us ?IU receive our
,lc .2o-4t ___ adjoining post-office.
CPLEND1D STOCK OF CHRISTMAS
h GOODS AT No. 508 BROAD STREET.
I take preat pleasure In informing my frlends and
natrons that 1 am uow opening a first-class stock |
oi confectioneries and Toys ot every inscription,
embracing
FBENXU.nd AME|UCAKeC^DIsE|
TOYS of ull kinds, DOLLS, sc.,
and. In fart, a full stock of all kinds of goods usu
ally found in a Orst-class F.TZE,
d 2041 Itroad street. _
OLIVER'S FINE SMOKING TOBAC
COS, album and buc?e\y Jg seR. Drueelst.
IOAjVS. ??- I
nn?^oTraSi~TH^^N?yD0?^ I
_L LARS to loan on Governor street.
burban property. Cauan
de 23-3t* ? ?
L0ASS'
SEVERAL THOUSAND DOLLARS
TO LOAN
ON RICHMOND CITY REAL ESTATE,
on
ON COLLATERAL SECURITY.
Apply to KICUAItDSOS * CO.,
de 22-41 1113 Main greet
T
PROFESSIONAL C' Alt OS.
0 TIIE AFFLICTED!
WARRANTED TO CURE I
I wish to say \0 ti,e pnbhc that I will Insure a cure
of all case", of CANCER placed uuder my treat
ment, ar.d in eveutof no cure will not charge any
?M,?a foi' my services. ' w"l also remove all
WKNS, HAIR-MOLES, ^OOD-MARKS, Etc.,
leaving but a slight scar, ana insn?'e M ut,0> e
Also, all chronic diseases,such as
RHEUMATISM, SPINAL AFFECTlOS,
RHEUM,'NEURALGIA, PILE*, Etc.,
treated, with a guarautee of a perfect cure; in de
fault of which, money will be refunded to the pa
tlWith ray past experience and success in the treat
ment of these diseases I feel free to say that my
medicines are intallible, and without a rival In
this or any other country In effecting
A SURE AND SPEb-DY CURE
in thP atH?ve specified diseases.
Office hour* rrom 9 A. M. to 12 M., and from 2 to
5 Office ? Virginia 7fousc, Grace street, near Cap
U?K^d"Sfeen?Of many persons who
have beeu cured will be furnished bj mall or upon
application in person. ?mrinn
de 22-dAw3m Db. A. G- WOLLARD.
STOVES, TINWARE, Ac.
QTOVES, HOUSE-FURNISHING
O GOODS, and TINWARE at PANIC
FJtlCKJS I
II ?? ATING, COOKING, and P A R L 0 R
STOVES at rost to reduce stock. Before purchasing
elsewhere call on . ? ?.
J. R. M0UNT6ASTLE, Ju., & CO.,
No. 200 Broad street, corner of Second.
Stoves of all kinds repaired or exchanged.
do 20-2w
< IIISIST.IXAS iHXi 3>.N.
QRAND
CHRISTMAS DISPLAY
AT
TCZZINPS confectionery;
b: 607 BROAD 8TREET, tflCHMOND, VA.
I take pleasure In announcing to niy friends and
the public generally that notwithstanding
PANIC, BUMOR8 OF WAB, Ac.,
Santa Class will make hia annual rounds, and
HEADQUARTERS, 807 BROAD STREET,
and is, as usual, prepared with a Urge and varied
stock of
CANDIES, BON-BONS, CANDY TOYS,
CHOCOLATE VARIETIES,
CRYSTALIZED FRUITS,
FRUITS. ULACK. Jtu
spread on mv counters for their inspection and pur
ciia-e. Every customer shall be promptly waited
on, and supplied with the best goods tlie mark(
affords at us LOW PRICES as pure, unadulterated
goods can be sold for.
So common or impure goods will be offered, but
THE REST, PURE SUGAR CANDLES
will he sold at such rates as were considered dirt
cheap helore the lilgb prices since the war were
known.
To HOUSEKEEPERS I offer beautiful
NEW RAISINS.
CITRON.
CURRANTS,
ALMONDS,
NUTS, and FIGS.
To young men* I offer an elegant and varied as
sortineiit of
FANCY SILK, SATIN, A D STRAW BON
BON BOXES
of my own Importation, which will make a most
elegant and acceptable present to their ladv friends
and such a present as cannot be had at any other
establishment in tills city.
To YOUNG MISSES i offer a large and beautiful
stock of
IMPORTED WAX DOLLS,
TALKING DOLL a, and
DOLLS IN CARRIAGES,
which, although tliey have l??en exposed for sale
only a lew days, ARE RAPIDLY DISAPPEAR
ING, for their beauty Is almost irresistible.
TO THE BOYS I off-r
FIREWORKS,
FIRE-CRAtKERS, ?
TORPEDOES, and
(ANNO N-C It A CK E R S
at PANIC PRICES. I guarantee ail of them to be
of A No. l quality.
Then, come one, come all! Look if you will not
liny. You are welcome, and should you desire to
purchase we will see that vou are pleased with your
bargains. ANDREW PiZZINI, Ju.,
de 22-31 Confectioner. 807 Broad street.
Q1IRISTAIAS PRESENTS.
What is more appropriate for a reallv* valuable
Christinas present than one of those would-itt;
NOWNED
G ROVER & BAKER SEWING-MACHINES?
The donator of one of these machines to a friend,
relative, or intended life-companion could not pos
sibly make
A MORE VALUABLE GIFT,
or one that would he more highly prized and of
lasting benefit to the recipient.
All st vies, and prices according to finish, to he had
at No. 621 Alain street on accommodating terms
of payment. de 22-3t
pnRISTMAS GOODS !
Vy CHRISTMAS GOODS!
TOY-BOOKS. GAMES,
KALH)IOSCOPKS,
JiUlLDING-BLOCKS,
PHOTOGRAPII-ALB U.MS,
WORK-llOXRS,
W IHTING-OKSKS,
MUSIC-BOX KS,
MUSK-ALBUMS,
POIBUFOLiOS,
GLTTaKS, '
s
ACCOROKOXS,
VIOLINS,
BANJOS,
DRUMS. FLUTES,
CONCERTINAS,
FIFES.
MUSIC-BOOKS,
MUSIC-FOLK'S, Ac.
Subscriptions received to all publications at pub
lishers' rates. C. F. JOHNSTON,
tie 22-31 918 Main street.
ELLIXG OFF AT COST FOR CASH
TO MAKE A CHANGE IN BUSINESS.
A BAKE CHANCE FOB CHRISTMAS SUP
PLIES.
Intending to make a change in mv business I shall
offer mv entire stock of FAMILY GROCERIES,
WINES. LIQUORS, TOBACCO,CIGARS, Ac., at
cost for cash.
Fixe (jit een Tea. Cooking-Wine,
Black Tea, Cooking-Bkandy,
Japan Tea. Fixe old Brandy,
English Bheakfast Fine old Whiskey,
Tea, Fine Old Pout Wine,
Sauces. Fine Old Gin,
Saudines, PcitE Champagne Ci
?'ellies, dek.
Canned Goods,
I have also TWENTY BARRELS PURE CI
DER VINEGA R, three years old. Also, a small lot
of VIRGINIA HAMS.
SAMUEL S. CART hit,
de 22-1 Ot 830 Main street.
Good things for christmas.
CANDIES, CAKE?. ANO FIREWORKS
FOR THE MILLION.
ALEXANDER WERST, No. 223 and 225 Broad
street, corner of Third, respectfully calls the atten
tion of his friends and the DUblicgenerally to his
abundant stock of Confectioneries, etc. Ashe man
ufactures himself his Candy, Fancy Cakes, Iced
and Ornamental Pound ami bruit Cakes, he guaran
tees them to be of the hues (.quality, and highly re
commends them for the coming holidays. ?-1 Toys
and Dolls, ns also of Fire-Crackers. >ky-Rockcts,
and Roman-Candles, his store Is well supplied, aud
his prices arc guaranteed as low as those of any
house In the cltv. Jelly is constantly on hand, anil
Ice-Cream made to order at short notice.
Thankful for past patronage, he respectfully re
quests a continuance of the sinic. de 19-0t
JJEADQUARTERS OF SANTA CLAUS.
TOYS: TOYS!: TOYS! ! !
Just received and opening a large ami select
assortment of
TOYS OF EVERY DESCRIPTION,
including all tlie latest novelties. 5I?CIIA>"ICAL
Toys a specialty.
Thf se goods will be sold at prices adapted to the
times.
A full assortment of TIXWAliE, STOVES, &c.,
at GEORGE KLEIN'S.
G14 Broad, between Sixth uud Seventh streets.
de 19-tft
-lrfOI MAIN STREET. 1421
I'db/Ol TO THE T K A I) E.'
CORSON'S VIRGINIA MINCE-MEAT,
a home manufacture; made of selected materials;
fully equal to anv In the world. We offer this arti
cle 10 the'trade on the most liberal terms, and ask
onlv a trial. A. OAPPJSL & CO.,
de 3-2m Wholesale Agents.
t^ishing my friends a merry
CHRISTMAS, I beg attention to the following
partial list of SEASONABLE GOODS :
Poke Jamaica Rum, five years old;
FiucN'CH Brandt. in gla&s or on draught;
California Brandy,
Virginia Peach Bkan*DY,
Virginia Whiskeys.
Scotch and Irish Whiskeys;
Sweet Cidek.
oranges and Lemons ;
gilatine anci Isinglass;
Citron and Currants;
Raisins and Nuts ;
and lastly,
atmore's Mince-Meat,
a pure and wholesome article. J. B. KIDD,
da 18 717 Broad street.
TKISH WHISKEY, RUM,
A and APPLE BRANDY;
Pure PORT and SH ERRY WINES,
FRENCH BRANDY.
old KYiiand liKCTIFIKD WHISKEYS,
GREEN and BLACK TEAS,
Choice GROCERIES, forsa!e bv
de 18-6t JOHN M. TIIGGINS.
H
OLID AY GOODS.
OVERCOATS AND TALMAS,
READY-MADE CLOTHING,
and
GENTLEMEN'S FURNISHING GOODS,
suitable tor
CHRISTMAS PRESENTS,
for sale low by
E. B. SPENCE & SON,
Merchant Tailors,
de 13-10t 1300 Main street.
gELLING OFF AT AND BELOW COST
TO CLOSE BUSINESS.
I am OfferJ^ eiu, pi-pa^- Isdtiefcinents uuring the
Christmas boll flays, consisting of
REAL LA.UK COLLARS AND SETS.
real HAIR-BRAIDS, long CURLS,
JET AND GOLD-PLATED jewelry.
Intending to quit the business. I shall offer my en
tire stock of goods at great bargains.
WILLIAM H. adams, Baltimore store,
dul7-tJa3 623 Broad street.
rUllUSTMAS GOODS.
V gold watches,
BRACELETS,
opi^-C^ins,
vest-CHAlNS,
SL EEV F-B UT'l'ONS, '
bosom-BUTTONS, &C.
de 22-31 C. lumsden, 810 Main street.
IJSTDUCEMENTS TO BUY" PRESENTS
FOR christmas.
R. FERRANDINI.
artj3t IN HAIR-WORK
AND
LADIES' IIAIR-DR ESSER,
Is prepared to sell at extraordinary low prices to
suit the* times and quality of (roods?especially
Wigs, Toupees, aud all kluds of hair-work.
Hair Jewelry, Illusive Wljrs, Boimuets. and
Wreaths made to order, aud guarantee the goods to
be as recommended. In addition to this flue hair
work 1 have a lurxe stock of Fancy Goods Imported
from 1'arls auU Loudon, Oruajueut? for the llair,
Opera-Fans; Work,Glove,Jewelry, and Perfumery
Boxes. Also, the best quality ot Perfumery and
Toilet Articles.
Frizziug, Plnkiug. Crltopliur, aud Curllng
Irous. &c.. ?fcc.; and In general every article kept
In a llrst-elass hair establishment, which 1 offer at
the very lowest prices at 013, 61G, aud 617 Kron4
street, between Slsth and >eveu?n, de 12-tJal
CMftlMTJIAS Ci<>4?2>3.
T E. BRAGG, 201, CORNER SEC-?
O ? OND AND BROAD STREETS,
now on hand a Jarjre and superior etock of
CHRih TMA8 CHAINS for children. CHAMBER,
FAHLOiw DIN IWG-ROOM FURNITURE GT
every deacrlj1^00 at reduccd prices. Fumltnrc re
ralred. Chain1 cane-scated at the lowimt price.
Goods delivered' free In the city. . Call and ace ine
before purchasing elaewherc. <teS2
gOMETBING TO WEAR FOR
CHRISTMAS PRESENT
MUST BE HAD ANYHOW.
' NO USELESS WASTE OF MONEY.
You cannot do wlthouta pair of BOOTS, SHOE8,
or a TRUNK. We are now receiving an extra
supply cf full and wluter goodi, new styLe3, at re
duced rates,
FOR CHRISTMAS PRiSENTS.
A splendid lino of gentlemen's, boys', and
youths' SLIPPERS. AJso, ladled1, misses', and
children's BOOTS and SHOES of every descrip
tion. Custom work jruaranleed to flr mid please.
JOHN H. BOSCIIEX & SON,
de 22 f)09 and 511 Broad street.
George w. gary, steam book
AND JOB PRINTER, NO. 3 GOVERNOR
S TREET, RICHMOND, YA.?Something uew and
unique. cHRISTMaS CARDS for business men;
TRANSFER PRIXTlNG-INKS, all colors, war
ranted to copy In any ordinary letter-press book.
Call and see the only Hoc double-medium stop-cyl
IndiT press south of Philadelphia. de 20-1 w
T?ANCY AND TOILET ARTICLES FOR
X" CHRISTMAS.
Toilet Sets. Extracts for Tire Haxdkeh
CUIKP, (Jeuman* cologne. Toilet soaps,
Fine Dressing-G'omrs, and ILuu-BllUSIIES,
Pocket-books. &csold by
de 20 BO DICKER BROTHERS, Druggists.
c
CHRISTMAS 15 COMING,
AND MAY EVEHY HEART REJOICE
when it Is known we sell
PURE FRENCH BRANDY,
PUKE APPLE BRANDY.
PUKW CALIFORNIA BRANDY,
SEMilES'o VIRGINIA WHISKEY, warranted
pure;
JAMAICA,ST.CROIX,and NEW ENGLAND
RUM;
TABLE and COOKING-WINE and SWEET
CIDER,
ATMOR I'.'S MINCE-MEAT,
. LEMONS. RAISINS, NUTS,
FIGS. JAMAICA GINGER.
BEEF TONGUES, PICKLED SHAD,
EDAM, PINEAPPLE, and FACTORY
CHEESE,
and other CHOICE GROCFJ'lES.
ARCHER Sr. BOOKER,
de 20-lw 7:35 Main street.
B
OUCIIER'S CIGAR FACTORY.
SUPPLIES FOR THE HOLIDAYS.
Fine stock of superior CIGARS, TOSACCO,
PIPES, Ac., at JOHN BOUCHER'S FACTORY,
No. 1108 Main street, two doors from First Na
ti->nal Bank, at wholesale and ret'tll. de 18-3m
1 k BARRELS REFINED SUGAR,
1 *J BEEF TONGUES,
SUGAR-CURED HAMS, CURRANT JELLY,
PICKLES. PIGS' FEET, GELATINE,
M INCOME AT, NUTS, RAISINS, WINES,
BRANDT, WHISKEY, RUM. Ac., tor sale low.
WILLIAM II.TATUM.
SUPERIOR FLOUR. de 20
CHRISTMAS CHEER!
PURE JAMAICA BUM,
JULES ROBINS'S COGNAC BRANDY,
FINE PORT and SHERRY WINES*
APPLE and PEACII BRANDIES,
CHAMPAGNES,
BUMGARDNER WHISKEY,
FULCIIER & BOWMAN WHISKEY,
NEW ENGLAND RUM,
COOKING WINES .and BRANDIES,
FLAVORING EXTRACTS,
GELATINE, CITRON,
RAISINS, CURRANTS,
ASSORTED JELLIES,
LEMONS, ALMONDS,
PECANS, PALMNUTS,
SWEET CIDER,
MINCE-MEAT.
NEW ORLEANS MOLASSES,
SUGAR-CURED HAMS anil SHOULDERS.
I CHOICE FAMILY FLOUR, iu barrels, half
barrels, quarters, and eighths;
BUCKWHEAT,
DRIED FRUITS, &C., &C.
CHARLES L. TODD,
de 19-lw corner Sixth and Clay streets.
#
TXOLIDAY PRESENTS,
opened since the great fall In prices,
AT NOW LAN & CO.'S.
ELEGANT NEW NOVELTIES IN RICH
JEWELRY :
New Roman Balls, Cable Necklaces and Crosses ;
New Roman Lockets, Chains, and Bands;
New Roman Scarl'-Flus, Buckles,. Rings, and
Siloes;
New Se.il, Slirnet, Diamond, and Onyx Rings
New Onyx and Roman Sleeve and Bosom Buttons;
New Opera. Matinee, and Vest Chains;
New Ainethvst and Diamond Encrusted Rings;
New Glove-Buttons. Seals, and Charms;
New Silver Pieces iu eases, for Christmas; and
BRIDAL PRESENTS.
de 19 NOWLAN & CO.'S.
MtfS. SMITH is selling
WORK-BOXES, WRITING-DESKS.
PHOTOGRAPH-ALBUMS, P A ItC II E ESI,
GAMES, Bound and Paper JUVENILES,at re
duced prices.
Ail who will favor her with a call will be pleased
with their bargains. Be sure to call and see her at
211 Broad street, between Second and Third.
A full line of Pl.AIN and INITIAL PAPER,
wh olesale and retail. In fact, any tiling you may
wish in the book line may l>e had at
SMITH'S bookstore,
211 east Broad street, between Second and Third,
de 20-6t.
rjOILET
ARTICLES
FOR
CHRIST M A S.
OXIDIZED-SILVER VINAIGRETTES, of the
most fashionable Paris styles;
FINEST BUFFALO DRESSING-COMBS,
BEST ENGLISH IIAIR-BRUSHES,
ELEGANT HANDKERCHIEF EXTRACTS,
REAL IMPORTED COLOGNES.
TOILET SOAPS, COSMETICS, &C., at
MEADE & BAKER'S Drug Store,
de 18 919 Main street.
?T<OYS, FANCY GOODS, &c.
I would call the attention of those who may want
to purchase to the large variety of
CHINA TOYS,
BOHEMIAN-GLASS TOILET SETS,
VASES, ic.;
DECORATED-CHINA DINNER, TEA, AND
CHAMBER SETS,
and housekeeping goods generally, and ask an ex
amination or mv stock, which I offer for sale at
very low prices. E. B. TAYLOR,
No. 9 Governor street,
de 18-lw Richmond, Va.
RAISINS, FIGS ifcc.
r>0 boxes LAYER RAISINS.
75 half-lmxes LAYER RAISINS,
100 uuarter-boxed layer RaISINS,
100 drums and boxes ELEME FIGS,
MINCE-MEAT and CITRON, at
\V. G. DANDRIDC.E & CO'S,
de 15 827 Broad fctrect.
QHRISTMAS SMOKING !
THE HOLIDAYS AT george SCHCES'3,
cobneh op Mais and Eleventh stkeets.
What can be more cnJovahle than a line cigar
alter a good Christmas dinner ? SCHCEN lias the
largest and twst st<ick of
Foreign and roMfl&i'Jc cigars
In the citv. and MANILLA cheroots. He
has also in store a choice snpply of tlie> most cele
brated brands of SMOKING and CHEW 1NG TO
BACCOS.
Meerschaum Goods of all dtscripiloua; Clgar
Cnsesand Tobacco-Ponchea; ludeea, every article
usually found lu a llrst-ctasa establishment.
Thou smoke and tbLik on Heidelburg and me,
Where chrarsgrovr on every tree;
Where brooks run r>eer, tobacco grows in groves
We'll meet and smoke, and driuk to former loves!
de 17 -2w .
BAKER'S BROM\ AND COCOA; also,
Coxe'aand NeUou'a Gelatine, Cooper's sheet
Isinglass, and French pink-colored Isinglass,
de 20 L. WAGNEU, I>ruffgl;t.
JtAbi,'HW.
QHRI3TMAS PRESENTS FOR
SUNDAY AND DAY SCHOOLS.
A LIBERAL DISCOUNT.
will bo given to tcacbew pttrchafdng bookfl for the!
holidays.
Bly stock is larjpe and selected with special refer
ence to thl? trade.
Orders by mall will rcceire prompt attention.
J. T. ELLYSON,
de 18-tDe2fl No. 1112 Main street.
?|HRISTMAS DEPOT
FOR CHILDREN'S BOOKS.
FINE ILLUSTRATED GIFT-BOOKS.
STANDARD BOOKS,
GAMES,
WORK-BOXES,
WRITING-DESKS,
AND
ALBUMS.
J. T. ELLYSON,
1112 MAIN STREET,
THREE DOOUS ABOVE DISPATCH OFFICE,
would call public attention to the following adver
? llsemeut of
CHRISTMAS GOODS,
and would respectfully Invite everybody to call at
his store, 1112 Main street, and examine hid spleu
dld stock of
BOOKS and FANCY GOODS, ?
purchased expressly for the holiday trade.
ILLUSTRATED AN"I) STANDARD BOOKS FOI
HOLIDAY PRESENTS.
TIic following list embraces a few of my STAND
ARD and FIN ELY-ILL U ST It AT E D HOLIDAY
BOOKS, lust suited for Christinas presents :
ALDTNE for 1873?Bouud volume?Cloth, 48
Turkey morocco, *10.
ROME. By Francis \\ ky. Containing three hun
dred and forty-five engravings on wood, dc
signed by the most celebrated artists, and a plan
of Rome, with an Introduction by \V. \V. Sto
UY. bound In tine Turkey morocco... *45
TIIE POET i\ ND.PAINTER ; or, Gems of Art and
Son).'. Numerous illustrations; Turkey mo
rocco *20
WOULD-NOTED WOMEN; or, Types ol Woman
ly Attributes of all Lands aud Ages. With sev
enteen engravings on steel, from designs bv
CHARLES Staal. Turk"y morocco *15
THE GALLERY OFBYRON BEAUTIES. Ideal
pictures of the principal characters of Lord
? Byron's poems.,. $7 50
THE POET'S GALLERY. A series of Port mi t
Illustrations of British Poots, designed ex
pressly for this work bv the most eminent Enjr
llsh artists *7.50
ITALIAN PICTURES DRAWN WITH PEN
AND PENCIL. Cloth *4
SONGS OF NATURE. Selected from many
sources, with numerous illustrations *5
SHAKESPEARE ANNUAL, with Illustra
tions *5
THE LITTLE PEOPLE OK THE SNOW. Bv
William Cullen Bryant. Illustrated from
designs bv y lvred Fkkdehly id
THE STORY OF TIIE FOUNTAIN. Ky WIL
LIAM o I'LL en" Bryant *3
COUNTRY LIFE. Illustrated by Poetry and Pic
tures *2.50
BYRON, MOORE. MILTON. COW PER, GOLD
SMITH, BURNS, and WORDSWOiriH.bound
in half calf, each *2.50
SHAKESPEARE, 13 vols., pocket edition, in neat
box .*10
CHAMBERS' MISCELLaNYOF USEFUL AND
ENTERTAINING TRACTS, now complete; a
new and improved edition, with portraits and
illustrations. 12ino.. 10 volumes, cloth....*10
GIBBONS'S HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND
FALL OF THE ROMAN EM I'IRE, with notes
by Dean Milinm. <5 volumes. Crown 8vo.;
cloth, extra ; ? ....*9
GOETHE'S WORKS, cloth,extra, o volumes.*7.50
HUME'S HISTORY OF ENGLAND, latest edi
tion, with Autobiography. G volumes. Crown
8vo.: tine cloth *9
IRVING'S WORKS, Including his life: 2(5 vol
umes. 16mo., steel vignette titles, cloth, ex
tra *32.50
MACAULAY'S 1HSTORY OFENGLAND.com
' plote; steel portrait and six colored mans. 5
volumes. 12mo., cloth *7.50
SHAKESPEARE'S COMPLETE WORKS, printed
on tone.l paper, Turkey morocco, jrilt eoges,
1 vol., 8vo ?10
BYRON'S COMPLETE WORKS, printed on
toned paper, Turkey morocco, gilt edges, 1 vol.,
8vo ,*10
Any of the above sent by mail post-pal djou re
ceipt of the price by J. T.ELLidON,
de 10 No. 1112 Main street.
|^LEGANT JUVENILE BOOKS
FOR
CHRIST M A S PRESENTS.
THE NAMES OF THE AUTHORS A GUAR
ANTEE OF THE EXCELLENCE OF
THE BOOKS.
AMERICAN HISTORIES FOIt YOUTH. By
Jacob Abbott. In eiirht volumes; each volume
complete in itself. Illustrated with numerous
maps and engravings from original designs by
Darley, Cliapin. llerrick, Perkins, Parsons",
B<!aulfeu, and others. Per set. *10.
TIIE GOOD BOY'S LIBRARY. 10 vols.,
18mo, Illustrated, given muslin, gilt back.
Per set; $G.
THE GOOD GIRL'S LIBRARY'. 10 vols., 18mo,
illustrated, red muslin, gilt Isick. Per set, $6.
THE GELDART SERIES. By Mrs. Thomas Gel
dart. Illustrated by John Gilbert. C vols., 18mo
edition, gilt back. Per set, $3 60.
AUNT MARY'S STORIES. U vols., cloth, square
18mo. Per set, $3.
THE BRIGHT HOPE SERIES. By Rev. J. T.
Troxvbriilge. 5 vols., ISino, gilt back. Uni
form. Per set, $1. *
THE OAKLAND sTORIES. By George B.Tay
lor. 4 vols., 161110, illustrated, gilt back. Per
set. $3.60*
Til K ROLLO STORY BOOKS. By .Jacob Abbott.
12 vols., 18mo, Illustrated. Per set. 14
LITLE ROSY''S TRAVELS. 6 elegant miniature
vols., beautifully illustrated, similar to "'lhe
Pet Lamb Stories." Per set, $1.50.
LITTLE BESSIE'S COUNTRY STORIES. (3 vols.,
elegantly illustrated, similar to "Little Amy's
Stories." Per set, $1.50.
THE VIOLET STORIES. 12 elegant miniature
vols., similar to "The Rosebud stories," with
40 illustrations made especially for this series.
All bound in fancy cloth, 32mo. Per set, $3.
THE KaTHERL AND SERIES. (J vols., translated
from the German. $0.
IDLE WORD SERIES. For the young folks. 5
volumes. Handsomely illustrated. Per set,
42.40.
AMtK1CAN BIOGRAPHY'?Daniel Boone, Gene
ral Israel Putnam. Captain John Smith, Bene
dict Arnold. 5 volumes. Price per set, $5.
CECIL'S BOOKS OF NATURAL HISTORY?In
sects, Birds, Beasts. 3 volumes. $3.75.
BALLANTYNE'S LIBRARY OF ADVEN
TURES. 6 volumes, cloth. $7.50. One of the
best set of boys' hDoks published.
PARLEl'o COTTAGE LIBRARY. By S. G.
Goodrich. 12 volume?, 18mo , muslin, illus
trated, gilt back. Per set, $7.20.
PICTURES and STORIES OF ANIMALS, FOR
LITTLE ONES AT HOME. By Mrs. A. A.
Teuney. Complete In 6 vols., the whole con
taining 500 wood engravings. 6 vols., 16mo,
fancy cloth. Per set, $0.
THE FLORENCE STOrtlES. By Jacob Abbott.
(3 vols.. 16mo. Illustrated, gilt back. Per set, $6.
CHARLOTTE ELIZABETH STORIES. A new
edition, elegantly Illustrated, of the old favor
ite. 8 vols., 16mo. Per set, $8.
Any of the above will be sent by mall, post-paid,
to any address, on receipt of the pricc.
J. T. ELLYSON.
Bookseller and Newsdealer,
de 9-tDe25 1112 Main street.
gELECT BOOKS FOR YOUR CHIL
DREN WITH CARE. ?
AMERICAN BOYS' I}00K OF SPORTS AND
GAMES. $3.50:
AltABlW NIGHTS, $1.50:
ROBINSON CRUSOE. $1.50;
GRIMM'S HOME STORIES. $1.25;
OLD TALES FOR I HE YOUNG, $1.25;
ANDERSON'S FAIRY TALES. $1.25 ;
GILES'S MINORITY (new). $1.25 :
CHILD'S OWN BOOK OF FAIRY TALES, 500
illustrations, $1.75;
TURNING OF THE TIDE (new), $1.25;
MARO -NEK'S ISLAND. $1.50;
SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON.$1.50;
SANFORD & MERTON, $1.50 ;
GRIMM'S GERMAN POPUL * R TALF3,$2.50 ;
PILGRIM'S PROGRESS, $1.50;
A JOURNEY TO THE CENTRE OF THE
earth. $2;
NAl'OLr ON AVI) HIS MABSHALS, $2.50 :
GORILLA-HUNTERS, by Balle.VTYNE, $1.25 ;
"WILD MEN OF THE WEST,$1.25 ;
A HISTORY OF WONDERFUL INVENTIONS,
BIKD1E AND IIIS FAIRY FRIENDS, $1;
CHRISTMAS FAIRIES,*1.23:
RHoDA THORNTON
i.orriK e.\ ?????"
CIH' 1 __0 incw), ti.CO;
SA"\ lNGS. $1 ;
FOX'S HOoK OF MARTYKS $1.25;
THE DAUGHTi R'S own ROOK,60c.;
MAYNE RElLt'S BOOKS FOR BOYS (each),
$1.50;
DU cHAILLU'S BOOKS FOR BOYS (each),
$1.50.
Any of the above sent by mall, post-paid, on re
ceipt of the price by J. T. ELLYSON,
Bookseller ami Stationer,
de 9-tDe25 No. 1112 Main street.
QHILDREN'S ANNUALS FOIl 1873.
Chatteh-BOX. New volume for 1873. $1.50.
Little Folks for 1873. $1.50.
Sunday Reading kok tjik Youno. 1.50.
Ciiildken'8 Ficiend for 1873. 75c.
Infants' Magazine for 1873. 75c.
Nuuseuy for 1873. $1.50.
The above are all bouu<l la attractive board covers,
and will Ik* sent by mall, post-paid, to any address
on receipt of the price by J. T. FLL YSON,
do 15-M)c35 1112 Main street.
American toy books-all that
. are published.
PANORAMAS?a lar?e assortment at 25, 50, 75c.,
and $1.50;
BIBl.Ks In every variety of binding from 50c. to
*1<#
PRa Y1.R-BOOKS?a larce assortment?ran^hi#
from 40e. to $5;
HYMN-BOdKS of ail denominations, it* grvat
variety:
CATHOLIC PRAYER-BOOKS?a tine assort
ment?purchased expressly for the Christmas
trade:
WORK-KOX*:S from 75c. to $5;
WRITING-DESKS lVom $1 to $15, J?t
,).T. KLLYSON'S,
de 10 No. 1112 Mala strevt.
? :212ii.7fXA.i CiOQJ)H.
QHILDRE2TS GAMES,
the labgest and most complete as
**** bort'Ment in the city,
EMBRACING
? I ' -*? Jh --y?. f *. > *
S^S?w^sf0N BOARDS (famished) |i 00
GAME OK BTEEPLE-CHASIf. 1 XH
CR1SPINO, a new and most faicIoaUn'ir
board game 2 00
I^^^E&EEESr 5?
KIO AKO... 00
GAMK OF AUTHORS f50
SEQUENCES 40
STt/BRONETTE COMICAL1T1RS 140
THE TICKLKK. Fun of the Funitle?t.... 80
TOTEM (new) ??,??????; 80
Old Maid, Co?Ter*itlon-Card*, Hnlp-hiiap
Snorum, Red ltidlnft Hood. House tfiat
Jack Bnlt, Mother Hnbbard, Cinderella, Dr.
Fuaby, Fortune-Tilling Cards, cach 25
Any of the above scut by mall ixwt-pald on re
ceipt of tlie price by -J. T. EM.YSON,
liookiK-llcr ai fl Newndealcr,
do 10 1112 Main strr<-t.
^LPHABET AND BUILDING BLOCKS.
alphabet Blocks 25,30, CO, ani 75c.
K.INDEUGAUTEN BLOCKS.
IHll's Union Collb?k Blocks 50
JOHNSON'S B0ILWNO blocks j 50
CltANDALL'ri MASQCKHADB BLOCKS 0 75
Cbanpajx'8 EXI'MESSION Blocks 0 50
bwiF-r's building Blocks 1 oo
1'orsale by J. T. KU.Y.-ON,
de 10 1112 Main utreet.
POPULAR POETS, handsomely ljound
In cloth. bevelled hoards, and >,'1)1 edtco*; with
illustrations by SlrJoiJN GlLBEJST. Biukkt Fos
teu, E. II. COltBOULl). J. WOLE, and others. Price,
cacti. $1.50.
LIST Oil' the series:
Milton's Poellcal Works, UlufetraWl by Ilirvov.
Hums, lllusirated by r?lr John (illix-r. a. K. .\. .
Moore's (Thouiao) Poems, lilustrat. d by E. II. Cor
bould.
Byron's Pccms, lllurtrated by Sir .1. Gilbert, A. It.
A- Wolf, and others.
Pope'* Poetical Works, Uhistritea by Sir John Gil*
r>ert, A. R. A.
Scott's Poetical Works, with Illustrations by L. II.
Corbould.
Campbell's (Thomas) Poetlfal A\orks, with llliii
t nit ions by Sir John ol!t>?rt, A. It. A.
81iak?speare*s Complete Works, illustrated by Sir
John Gilbert, A. U.A. ..
I ehfh Hunt's Poems, illustrated by h. II. Cor,*>u.iI.
R?icer?'s Poems, with many wo?>d cuts.
Mrs. Henian's Poetlc.il Works, lllusipated.
Any of the above sent post-paid r,.V.)! ; 'f ^
i,.. .J. 1 . IM.l. l
?:n
1421
MAIN STREET. 1421.
CHRIST M A S G OO US.
Nf.w Layer-Raisin*.?,
FINE LONDON' LAYER ail'l
MU.SCATEL IiALSINS,
Ciioick sultana Raisins,
Phi me Citron.
Currants ofbcs: quality,
Fine Figs and Dates,
Almonds, Xuts, and Cocoa-N'uj.s.
Pure Candies, both French and plain;
Chocolate and Walxct Candy,
Cakes of every deserlptlon.
CHRISTMAS CANDY TOYS and FIREWORK!}
In unsurpassed variety, and at low prices,at
Owing to the prevailing panic I have Neon able to
purcliase mv stock of FANCY G<>? >1 >8 at a sr-atly
reduced price. 111 view and with the hope that my
customers will appreciate my motive. I l.ave
marked all of my stock, mostly adapted fur > lirl>i
mas presents, at twenty-five tier cent. Mow the
regular price. The goods consist of i iwautil'ul line
of real oXIDIZEDCLA>l'S,C??IN MI.VI.K OXI
DIZED, It ALL EAKKINGS < >X I l/.KD. SIL
VER. PEARL,and GIL1>KD VISAGKKITK and
CHATELAINES. Also, the most beautiful line of
line PLATED GOLD SETS ami BK.U'KH TS to
he found In the city. In addition to thealiove. I
have about three hundred REAL IlAllt BRAIDS,
which, with the balance of uiy .stock of kid
GLOVES. EMBROIDERIES, LACES, CORSETS,
<fcc., &c., 1 will offer at prices defying competition
at E. L. GKANGKK'S,
dell-tll 027 Broad stmt.
A. CAPI'EL & CO.'S,
Confectioners
1421
de 11
Main street
1421
ARGAINS FOR CHRISTMAS
At E. L. GRANGER'S,
627 Broad street.
JpOR DECEMBER, CHRISTMAS, AND
NEW-YEAR.
T. I!. PRICE A CO. are adding many now ami
beautiful goods to their stock, Just foe light in the
northern market.*.
Great Jobs in I) it ESS and other Goons,
Black ghos-Grain and Bonnet sii.kj.
Navy-Blub, Klepuant-IHikatii. hh<I other
new shades Poplins ami < 'aciiemkkbs:
Dress Goods (great reductions;, 25, 30, anil
35c.;
Mot;it nino Goods, many new styles?Gro he
Zurich, Imperatrice. Hernattas, Mo
hairs, Camel'S-Hair. Ac.;
Crape Veils, collars, and Ties :
Ladles' SHIRTS and Drawers, all Nos.;
Vflveteens. Twilled silk>, and Vki.ochs;
Hosiery. Kid Gloves, Lined <;loves. Ae.;
DOMESTICS at very lowest rates. Ac. de 10
QPECIAL AXNOUNCEMENT
FOH THE APPROACHING holidays.
CARDOZO, FOt RQUR EAN A CO.
have now on baud and will this week dally receive
many CHEAP yet handsome and useful
articles suitable for
CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR'S PRESENTS,
such a:>
LADIES'and GENTLEMEN'S INITIAL HAND
KERCHIEFS,
HEM-STITCHED HANDKERCHIEFS, 11; fancy
boxes:
MISSES'and YOUTHS' HEMSTITCH ED. colored
borders;
MISSES' KID and other GLOVES,
KID GLOVES In all sires, styles, and qualities;
RUFFS. FRILLINGS, COLLARS and CUFFS, III
great variety ; ?,
LADIES' and GENTLEMEN'S SCARFS, TIEW,
and CRAV ATS. full stock ;
BELTS. BELT-BUCKLES. SHAWL and VEIL
I'tNS, with many other novelties suited fox the
soasou,
Beim* aware of the scarcity or money they will
sell the above, with their entire stock of
dry GOODS,
at retmrkably low prices. de 16
Raisins, citron,
CURRANTS. NUTS (assorted},
AT.MOKE'S MINCK-MEAT,
NELSON' and COXE'S GKLATINE,
COOKING WINK and CIDEIL
de 13 GEORGE A. HUNDLEY A CO.
^HRIST3IAS PRESENTS, etc.
T. R. PRICE A CO. havu opened new supplies o?
CLOAKS and WRAPPINGS;
Elegant stock STRIPED and FANCY SlL^fl'LS;
HANDKERCHIEFS.
In boxes, for ladles and geutlem ^ ?
GLOVE'* inj/reat Variety,
Lack and MUSLIN SET*.
LINEN COLLARS and ??ijFFS,
1IEMSTITCHKI) and LINEN .CAMBRIC HAND
KERCH IE b*S.
SO'Jf ' *
,a SP^PENDEB#.
jit A VATS. A<*.. Ac. ____
fit
T/KCE avi0 FaESII s~T0CKt BOUGHT
i ..p.,P?!1 - prices, ami will be sold choap.
..t assortment of
DULLS and FANCY BOXES
io be found In the city. Call early. Select what you
want. It will be put aside for you for Christmas.
IMZZIM'S.
tie 3 fe07 itrog'i strvet.
OlIKlSTJUtf GOODS.
ku,,t,.v . _r ' MOWIS AXO SIlOKSt
f ASHIONABLE . ?>><; holiday / 'a
Just rewired suitable for .. "M-EtaH Sutton
aoiu Ladles' Cassimere-Top n.. ?? ? Ln<mv
Scoto; Laities' French Kid Butt?u li<*.<_ ??.r
Serjre Butto'i Hoots; Ladles' Fowl Haltfluf*w,
Ladles' French (ioat Balmorals; Gentleman's
Handlew?>:l Gaiters, slnsrlc ami donbit) sole: to
gether wliii ;t general assortment of M Ivies', Chil
dr??ii's,and Bov?' Shoe*; all of which for sale low by
| John c. PaOP, J?-? y09 Jlaln *irv*-t. between
Mntli ami TenMt.
" Heap ou nore woo/' ? the *luc ^ chill,
But let It whlsfje rs It * "L
We'll keep our! Christina* merry still."
oudiioi;se jTPakhaS.1
offer many elegant and appropriate Iblngs for
Christmas aud Ncw?Year's jtltt.% among which
may be fouud _ ?
SUPERBLY ILLUSTR VIED WORKS OK ART.
STAXOaRD aUTHUKS, iu fresh ano ?."-r*ctivc
WmMULS;
THE FAVORITE POETS-MUtou. ,sh?k?P?w*.
Byron, Bums, Pcott, lloore. Pope, t owper,
Tenuymio, Mrs. Hcuiaus, Mrs. Browning, *C.,
Jfcc,?various e?ln Ions In beautiful fflndiux*.
BIBLES., PICA YEK-BOOKtf, ami H\ MN-BUOKS,
| from tlie ch> apest to the most elegant:
PHOTOGRAPHIC* ALBUMS, a great variety ;
PORTABLE W KITING -I) K>K Si of mipitr imucA ?>,
rosewood, walnut, leather, and oilier s vies ;
Elegant POC'KKT-tfOOKSUudPOKTivOION A1ES
of Knssla-lrather. monxvo. and ealf-.dcln ;
I.Al>IhS' woKK-HOXl.Saud LaATHKk BAUS,
COLO PENS, i)l the 1h-.sC of nak>rs.
l'f NCll/t'^SKS. some vers beautiful;
rit^TTY CM ROMO*-! rained;
POCKEr-KXIVfc>, PAPMJ-b'OLDKILS,
INK STA N US. PES-W1PKIJH,
ALPllAB?.Ttud BUILDING BLOCKS.
CillLDUEX'b liUOlii??au immense collection,
tie 15-101

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