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JOHN T. LAKIN & CO.
FALL & WINTER
Stock of Goods
FOR MEN'S WEAR.
OUR STOCK IB NOW COMPLETE, con
sisting of the following Good*:
BEATERS & OVERCOATINGS
Of the following makes;
CRAVATS, SCARFS AND TIES,
Shirts of the Best Make & Qnality.
Canton Flannel, Merino and Silk
Under Shirts and Drawers.
T.inan and Silk Handkerohlefc.
;G loves of every Description,
ENGLISH, FRENCH AND GERMAN.
Cotton & Merino Half Hose.
Call and examine our Stock before purchas
JOHN T. LAKIN A CO.,
No. 25 Monroe street. Wheeling, W. Va,
J. C. ORR & CO.
AVE JU8T RECEIVED FOR THE HOL*
_ IDAYB n 1H|( and splendid stock
FANCY WORK BOXES,
FANCY MATCH BOXES,
EPISCOPAL PRAYER BOOKS,
BOOKS FOR EVERYBODY.
Also ft large ?nd well selected stock of
DIARIES FOR 1886,
lunging In price from SO cents to <4 each.
*?-For bargain* call on
J. C. ORR * CO.,
106 Main Street, Wheeling. W. Va.
NOTICE TO BOOT AND SHOE
A BARE CHANCE
. ?ig OFFER FOR 8AI.E OCR RETAIL
VV Stock of Boots and shoes, for nwh or Its
. equivalent. together with store furniture, Ox
tSn*and Tease of home to Orel day of April,
lSmwlth the good will and patronage of the
?beat retail house In the city. The location is
jJS S Main street, about the centre or hurt
xlon given at any time from 1st
... a ii Tn fhn mmintlma
^fTanuJ^ytom of AprtL In the meantime
we have to *ay to our friends and the public
inSSV. tSS we shall continue to keep a
?well selected stock, as heretofore. Wehave
lust received a fine lot of iAdler, Mioses,
Men's and Children's
vite attention. R. PORTER A SONS.
Train for the West.
Whiklixo. Nov. 21st, 18^
QN AND AFTER THE 218T OP NOVEM
BER. the Passengers and Malls from
leeline tor the West will be dispatched from
?h? Depot of the B. & O. R. R. Co. at 4.40 a. m.
3-40 n m.. and leave Benwood on the arrival
of thi C. O.^.R. trains at 11HD a. m. and
1036 p.m. novg-tf
Call and. See!
WE HAVE RECEIVED FOR THE HOL
IDAYS the largest and finest Stock of
uoods we have ever had the pleasure to offer
to our cuntomers. We can only enumerate
a few of the leading articles, desiring an ex
amination by those wishing rare and fine
presents for their friends or children.
FANCY TUCK COMBS,
IVORY, BONE, STEEL A CRYSTAL
PINS AND EAR RINGS.
LAVA AND TERR,*. COTTA WARE,
BOHEMIAN AND GLASS GOODS,
SILVER PLATED GOODS,
FINE LACE AND EMBROIDERED
EMBROIDERED COLLARS A CUFFS
DOLLS, IN GREAT VARIETY,
TIN, CHINA, WOOD, IRON AND
INDIA RUBBER TOYS,
And a host or other goods. Wo nlldt an
D. XICOIX * BHO.,
dec9-2w 100 Main Street.
The Weat Virginia Mining and
HENRY CRANGLE, JACOB BERGER.
President, Vice President,
M. W. BURT, A. ALLEN HOWELL
W. B. 81MPSON, T. M. IX >DSON.
W. F. PETERSON, Sr.
TiXIS COMPANY Is now fully organized,
snd will, in a short time, commence the
manufacture of refined Carbon and Lubricat
i in* Oils, Lamp Wick and Chimneys.
For information in regard to toe Stock or
BuKiness of the Company, apply to eitherof
the undersigned officers, or at the Company's
? office on Mam street^next door to the M. AM.
Bank W.F. PETERSON, Jr. Sec'y.
~ p- HILDRETH, TreasTr,
JOSEPH H. CONNELLY, Supt, decTJ |
To Blacksmiths, or any Other Man.
*iyiJJ?r-"PETER WRIGHT'S" SOLID
Bick Face, warranted.
LOWS-"Aradt>," warranted, all sixes.
S3?Solid Box. assorted sUesT^
DOES?From 8 to la lbs.
DGE MOULDS-From 10 to IS lbs.
? P. C. HILDRETH ? BRO.
Great Reduction in Prices!
Thomas B. Bxamb. H. Guacunucnaat
Cor. Ma&n dc Monroe St*.,
WHEELING, W. VA.
TO THE PUBLIC 1!
From and after this data, all our Custom
work will be marked down. All work guar
ran toed to be made In the latest style and
best manner, at from 15 to 20 per cent, lower
than any other House In the city.
FAN CY^C ASSIMERE9.
Black Cloths and Doe Skins,
All the best makes, msde to order at greatly
OUR STOCK OF
;0 L O T H I N G
And GENTS FURNISHING GOODS ls very j
large and complete, were lately bought,
which we guarantee to sell 20 per cent. lower !
than any other House In the city.
We mean what we say, and to convince you.
all we aslc Is for you to call and examine and
be convinced that this is no humbug.
Nos. IS and 10
nov29-d&w Corner Main and Monroe Sts.
. Chickering & Son's
"For parity and sonority of tone, ele
gance of finish, thoroughness ana du
rability of structure, they rauk fore
most of all."?Thalberg and Qottachalk,
Chickering & Sons' Pianos!
Established In 1SS1.
Chas. C. Mellor, Pittsburgh, Pa,
Is the exclusive Wholesale Agent for western
Pennsylvania, eastern Ohio and
WARER00MS?81 WOOD STREET,
PITTSBURGH, AND 118 MAIN
TO THE PUBLIC OF WHEELINIt
mHE SUBSCRIBER INFORMS THE CIT
X IZENB of Wheeling and vicinity, that he
is now in the employ of
?r. C. C. Mellor, of Pittsburgh,
wholesale agent few the Chickering Piano,
and to give them an opportunity of examin
ing and Judging of the unapproachable mer
its of these world-renowned instruments,
will exhibit a choice selection of them for a
short time, in Hornbrook*s building, Main
street, above Jobn H. Hall, commencing
Wednesday, Dec. 20,1865. The subscriber win
be happy to have his Mends, former pupils
and all parties desirous of hearing sweet
sounds, or seeing beautiful furniture, to call
and examine these charming Instruments.
?VPrlces here the same as at the Pittsburgh
Warerooms, or at the Factory in Boston.
Every Piano Warranted for B Tears.
Merchants' National Bake or W. Va., \
Whkzling, W. Va., Dec. 12,1866. /
mHE ANNUAL MKETING OF THE
X stockholders or this Bank, for the election
or nine Directors to serve for the ensuing year,
will be held at the Banking House on Tues
day, January 9,1866, between the hours or 10
a. m. and 8 p. m. S. BRADY,
National Bank of West Virginia, \
Whxxlino, Dec. llth.l&tt. J
mHE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE
X stockholders of this Bank, and election for
Directors, will be held at theBanklqg House
on Tuesday, Jan. 9,1866, between the hours of
10 a.m. and 4 p. m. O. LAMB,
mHE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE
X Stockholders of the First National
of Wheeling, for the election of nine Dlrec
*? ? 111 be
m. and 4p.m. G. ADAMS,
TUST RECEIVED??00 LBS. EASTERN
?| hulled Bnckwhea* Flou^warran^pure.
decia Corner Market aad*Quincy Bts.
IS NO INVHSTMHNT
Which Pays ? Better Interest 01
Bring* More Comfort, Ilealtla,
lUpplneM and Relief to
WHEELER & WILSON
Nothing could be more acoepUble as
A. Holiday Grift
and when you are purchasing,
BUY THE BEST.
Reference la made to hundreds of flamllles
now using them in Wheeling and vicinity.
WM, SUMNEE & CO.,
No. 99 Main Street;*
WHEELING, W. VA.
CaU on or address
OO Main Street, Wheeling.
FOR THE LADIES!
GROVER dfc RAKER
Th* Only Machine ??king tha Cel
ebrated Doable Lock niub.
Tra MOOT PERFECT FAM rLY BEWrNQ,
stltchlnK, Tticklng and Quilting, and the
moat heautlral Embroidery, all done on the
?ame Machine. No waete of thread, no Hp
pin* or raveling of Beams, no dropping of
?tltchea. Every nun aeenre, and ellblaa
Beam, elastic. All Maohlnn warranted for
0. L. ABDILL, Agent,
No. 164 Market Street,
A Few door* below the Market.
BOOTS & SHOES.
T> PORTER A SONS ANNOUNCE TO
XV. their Mends and the pabllo, that their
Fail Stock of Boots and Shoes are now foil
and complete. They respectfully Invite mer
chants and others visiting our city to give
them a rail, believing they c?" sell than
goods to better advantage than they pur
chase In Baltimore orPhiladel phla, at No.
135 Main street, Wheeling w. Va.
TT7E HAVE ALSO BEEN RECEIVING A
VV very heavy stock of Gent."a and Boys*
Fur Irimmed Cape of every variety. Ladles'
and Mlwfi Fur Trimmed Skating Caps
Hoods, Genu's Fur Collars and Gloves, Ac.
deep HARPER A BRO.
CAP*! FUR CAM!
W/K HAVE THIS DAY RECEIVED A
1J lame assortment of Gentlemens'Ex
tra Fine Otter Fur Caps.
decfl HARPER A BRO.
-QEAVER CAPS?JUST OPENED, A FINE
X> lot of Gent.'a Beaver Caps.
dec9. HARPER ? BRO.
"VTUTRIA FUR CAPS?RECEIVED THIS
?1 day, a few casss of Gent.'a Nfitxia Fur
?Cap*. fdecfll HARPER ? BRO.
TUST RECEIVED AND FOR SALE AT
?J reduced prices, by CSAfl. H. BERRY,
decU No. l? Water it.
The Latest News.
By Uae Union Line:
Office, corner of Main and Monroe streets.
Equalization of Soldiers'
REORGANIZATION OP THE ARMY
Late Mexican News.
Destructive Fire in St. Louis
Washington, Dec. 21,1866.
On motion of Mr. Howard, the Presi
dent was asked to report to the Senato
upon what ground Jeff. Davis was con
fined, and why he was not brought to
The Chair appointed the following
Committee on Reconstruction:
Messrs. Fessenden. Grimes, Harris.
Howard, Johnson ana Williams.
Mr. Sumner presented a petition of
colored citizens of Tennessee, asking
Congress not to receive the delegation
from Tennessee till the State recognized
the rights of the colored citizens. Also
a petition of white citizens of the Dis
trict of Columbia, for the extension of
the right of suffrage to the colored peo
Mr. Howard presented a petition of
3700 colored citizens of South Carolina,
for such legislation as will insure them
their political rights. Reported to the
Committee on Reconstruction.
Mr. Davis offered a resoluton calling
on the Beads of departments for a list
of persons indebted to the United States.
Objected to and laid over.
On motion of Mr. Lane, the Commit
tee on Post Offices were instructed to
inquire into the expediency of abolish
ing the franking privilege, except upon
Mr. Wilson introduced a*bill, which
was referred to the Judiciary Commit
tee, to maintain and inforce the free
dom of the inhabitants of the United
Mr. Stewart called up the Senate bill
to secure the freedom of citizens of
States lately in rebellion, and addressed
the Senate in reply to Mr. Sumner's
remarks of yesterday, controverting
the theory that Southern States are
out of the Union and been reduced to a
territorial condition. Ho also urged
that the North was not justified in
forcing negro suffrage upon the South
while they withheld political rights
from negroes in the Northern States.
Mr. Wilson replied at length in favor
of the bill.
Mr. Hubbard, oi Conn., offered a
resolution that the government of the
United States ought never to recognize
any government imposed upon any
nation on the continent by the aims of
any European Power. Referred to the
Committee of Foreign Affairs.
Mr. Voorhees, of Ind., offered a reso
lution endorsing the President's annual
message and asking the support of the
House to the principles enunciated. On
his motion it was postponed till the 9th
Mr. Black, of Ind., offered a resolu
tion directing inquiry to bo made into
the expediency of admitting a delegate
to^Cou^ress to represent the District of
Numerous resolutions of inquiry
The House went into Committee of
the Whole on the President's annual
Mr. Fink, of Ohio, made a speech
controverting Mr. Stevens' position,
and denying that the Southern States
were ever out of the Union, and urging
the admission of Representatives from
that section, so as to seaure a restora
tion of the friendly political relations
Mr. Raymond, of New York, was
glad to see the indication on the opposi
tion side of tho House to support the
Union. If these indications had been
exhibited during the war, we should
have been spared the loss of thousands
of men and the expenditure of rivers of
Mr. Raymond said that the ordinance
of secession was simply a declaration
of a purpose and a determination to
succeed. Whether practical effect could
be given to tho purpose depended on
their ability in the field. The effect was
not a success but a failure. Who did
not wish that the day might speedily
come when we shall nave a great re
public?one and indivisible; stronger
than has ever been before ? He contro
verted at length the position of Mr.
Stevens, of Pa., denying that the States
lately in rebellion were over out of the
Union. At the conclusion of Mr. Ray
Mr. Jenks, of Rhode Island, said he
did not wish to be compromised by any
speech here when no question was pre
sented for tbeir consideration. The
Committee then rose when the resolu
tions referring to the various branches
of the President's messago were passed.
The House then adjourned.
Equalization of Bounty to Soldier*?
Reorganisation of the Artsy.
New York, Dec. 21.?Last night a
freight car and a street tar collided on
the Hudson river, on 10th avenue rail
road. Tho cars were shattered and a
number of persons injured, though
The World's special says:
The House Military Committee had
uuder consideration yesterday the re
commendations contained in the report
of the Secretary of War. The commit
tee have before them upwards of fifty
petitions from all parts of the country,
asking for equalization of the bounty
to soldiers. Those who entered for one
and two years received little if any
bounty, while those entering at a later
period, for one, two and tnroe years,
received three hundred dollars. The
committee will bring in a b*ll equal
izing the bounty among all tl*c soldiers.
The committee has also before them
sevoral propositions to reorganize the
army. General Grant has prepared, a
bill for the purpose, which will receive
careful consideration of the committee
after the holidays.
The Republican of last evening has
information i hat the Imperial troops in
Mexico are approaching Vera Cruz with
a view to embark for France. This
seems to be supported by no detailed
The House Judioiary Committee are
arranging a bill, in accordance with the
recommendations of the President, pro
viding for the holding of the United
States court in Richmond, which court
it is expected will have the trial of Jeff
The Herald's dispatch says: Between
seventy and eighty Misslssippians of
little personal or political note were
New York, Dec. 21.?The Times cor
The Empress Charlotte arrived at
Merida. the capital of; Yucatan, on the
22d. The reception was enthusiastic.? ,
After being conveyed through the town
to the Cathedral and the offering up of
the Te Deum, she made a speech to the
peoplo, concluding with a cheer for the
Province of Yucatan.
The Emperor, who had remained at
Mexico, was to have left on the 3d inst.
A: French transport had arrived
bringing 615 soldiers.
The Imperialists boast that the attack
of the Liberals on Matamoras was a
failure, and that confusion and .anarchy
prevailed among them. Everything
was quiet and no attaok for some time
had been made on vessels going up or
Hnwn tho rlwor
Buffalo, Dec. 21.?The heaviest gale
for several years, accompanied by
snow and sleet, visited this place last
night. Considerable damage was done,
is more pleasant.
Lebanon, O., Dec. 21.?The funeral
of the Hon. Thomas Corwin will take
place at Lebanon, Tuesday, the 26th
inst., at 1 o'clock p. m.
New York, Dec. 21.?Gold is 146J*.
St. Louis, Deo. 21.?Numbers 10 and
3, City Building on the levee, between
Market and Walnat street, occupied by
Under hill A Eaton grocers; Horace
Hulton, sail-loft; Greer <fc Co., Com
mission merchants, were burned last
night. Loss on the building was f75,
000. Halton's loss 975,000: insured for
$50,000. Number 4, occupied by Jones
ifc Co., liquor merchants; Sherwood,
Kearny <fc Co.; Hultch <fc Co., Commis
sion merchants, were also nearly de
stroyed. Loss not ascertained, but is
said to be insured. Number 1, occupi
ed by Alkire <fe Co., grocers ; Cole A
Bro^s., Commission merchants, badly
damaged. Loss unknown. Two cot
ton buildings, owned by S. W. Wig
gins, valued at $75,000, together
with numbers 2 and 3, owned by Kobt.
Campbell, was destroyed.
New York, Dec. 21.?The Times'
Washington special says:
One of the largest estates on Bull Is
land, S. C., known as the Seabrook
estate, which was sold in 1864 by a U.
S. tax collector, for the non-payment of
the direct tax, has been recovered by
the owner, he paying the taxes due and
costs, and compromising with the pur
The Secretary of War is expected to
return to Washington to-day.
The Secretary of the Interior, in re
ply to an inquiry from Gen. Howard,
deeides that tho Freedmens' Bureau
cannot hold, and the Government can
not set aside, the unoccupied Govern
ment lands in Florida, or any other
State, for the use or benefit of the Freed
mens' Bureau. He further says that
all the homestead and preemption laws
are as applicable to Freedmen as any
class of people.
New York, Dec. 21.?Tho Tribune's
Washington despatch says, orders have
been issued for the discharge of nearly
all tho volunteer medical officers on the
first of January. But about fifty will
The Horald's Washington special
contains the following: The revenue
agent, Alexander H. Lewis, of New
York city, has been before the Ways
and Means Committee of the Houbo to
give his views on several important
points of the revonue form.
Gen. Schenck, Chairman of the House
Military Committee, endeavored last
week, in the committee room, to
squelch Washburne's bill reviving
the grade of General in the United
States army, but failed. Tho bill was
ultimately referred to a Sub-Commit
tee of ono of the House Military Com
mittee, Col H. C. Devinny, who was
General Butler's Provost Mashal at New
Orleans. An adverse report is conse
Philadelphia, Dec. 21.?This morn
ing the passenger train on the Phila
delphia <fc Wilmington Rail Road, from
Holensburg, was ran into at the cross
ing of tho Reading Rail Road, at the
junction, by an engine of tho latter
road. Both |engines and tenders were
damaged. Nobody hurt. Thetrainfrom
Now York has not yet arrived. It is
probably detained by the accident.
Montreal, Dec. 21.?About 9 inches
of snow fell during the night, and is still
snowing with the wind blowing heavily.
Hew York Market.
New York, Deo. 21.
Ashes?Dull and nominal at 310 for pots, and
811(31125 for pearls; the market Is Ann bat
quiet. Cotton?Sales at 51352 for middling.
Flour?The market is 5310c better on good
sound parcels low grades, with a moderate
supply and good inquiry: while pretty much
all other kinds ruled dull; sales of 12,(300 bbls.
at S7 10(017 50 super fine State; 5815(1*8 30 for ex
tra SUite; 8 3538 55 for choice; 71037 50 for
super tine Western; 81008 50 for common to
ordinary extra Western: 8 5039 for common
to good slilpplng brands extra round hoop
Ohio: and 010(^10 for trade brands.market clos
ing steady. Canadian flour Ls 5310c better;
sales of509 bbls. at 8150845 for common; 850
?1115 for good to choice extra. Rye Flour?
ulet. Corn?Weak and without decided
lange. Whisky?The market Ls dull at 2 30
@231. Wheat?l@2c better for good sound
parcels, while unsound and Inferior grades are
heavy; sales of 09,000 bushels at 1 6231 84 for
Chicago spring; 1723184 for Milwaukee club:
1 85 old No. 1 do.; 192 refused for new do. and
2 38)<@2 43 for new amber State. Rye?Quiet
and firm. Barley?Quiet. Barley Malt? Dull.
Corn?Is more active and lc better; sides of
70,000 bushels 9031*5 for unsound; 96397 for
sound mixed western. Oats?More steady at
48355 for unsound, and 00362 for sound; In
cludingsales of prime State for export at02.?
Coffee?Quiet aud Arm. Sugar?Steady; sales
of 105 hhds at 13%313% for Muscovado on pri
vate terms; and 58 boxes Havana on private
terms; and 2000 lihds. Cuba, speculative part,
at 1134312. Wool?Quiet. Hops?Quiet and
steady at 10340 for 18dl crop, and 25305 for
1865 crop. Petroleum?Dull at40%34l crude; |
05368 for refined In bond, 86 for refined free.
Also 1000 bbls. crude for January at 40, and
1000 bbls. refined In bond for January at 64.? ]
Pork?Firmer with sales of 6,600 bbls. at 28 25 j
328 50 for mess, closing ut 28 87% regular way,
and 23 5032450 for prime mess; also 2500 bbls. I
new mess for January, sellers option, at
27 75327 90. Beef?Steady; sales of 7(50 bbls. at |
S1"@2U for plain mess, and 22321 for extra I
iness; U3l4forold plain me?i and 14317 for
extra western mess; tlrce beef more active; '
sales of800 bbls prime mess and Indiana mess |
on private terms. Beef Hams?Steady; sales I
or 325 bbls at 32@35: the latter for choice. Cut
Meats?Unchanged. Bacon?Quiet. Dressed
Hogs?Firmer at 13%314 for city. Laid?
Rather firmer, sales of 900 bbls. at 15319%;
also 1200 bbls. for January, sellers option
at 1T317%. Butter?Dull at 25338 for Ohio,
and 32345for State. Cheese?Quiet at 14319.
New York money and Stock Market.
New York, Dec. 21.
Money and Gold?Money Quiet and steady
at 7 per cent for call loans. Sterling Exchange
ls dull at 109>?3109% for gold and first class
bills. Gold lower, opening at 146%, declin
ing to 145%, and closing at 146.;
Government Stocks?Quiet and without
Stocks?Heavy; U. S, Gs *81 coupons 107%; do.
5.20 coupons 100%; do. '81 registered 103;
Treasury Notes, 7-30s, 2d series. V7%.
State Stocks?Missouri 6s 78%; Ohio 6s, *81
91; Ohfo Mississippi certificates 28%; Canton
45; Erie 93%: Hudson 108%; Michigan South
ern 7456 Michigan Central extra dividend
110; Cleveland ? Pittsburgh 81%; N. W 38%;
do.prfd do 61%; Rock Island 107; Fort Wayne
Cincinnati, Dec. 21.
Flour?Quiet and prices unchanged.?
Wheat?Quiet at 19532 for prime old red, and
1603175 lor No. 1. Corn?Dull; 50 for ear.?
Oats?Dull and prices nominal. Rye?Quiet
and 75 for prime. Hogs?Active and prices a
shade higher; the current rates at the close
were 10 6O3IO 75. The net receipts were 6000
bead. Mess Pork?In good demand at 26 003
26 50 for city. Green meats are firmer at 8%.
11% and 14%; and do. for shoulders, sides and
hams. Bulk Meat* continue dull and prices
nominal. Lard?In good demand at 16%.?
Butter?Holder* ask 16%. Cotton?Steady at
46346% for/nlddling. Groceries-Quiet. Wnls
ky?Dull at 2 23, duty paid. Gold 145.
Baltimore Cattle Market.
Baltimore, Dec. 21.
Cattle?1530 head of beef cattle received.
The heavy supply, coupled with the inferior
condition of the bulk of the receipts, pro
duced a dull market. Sellers show more dis
position to meet the views of buyers. A few
clioloe head, from different States, brought
58 75. Stock Cattle 863675; Butchers' Cattle
16 503700; first quality 17 2538 00; Rood to
prime 583875, gross. Hogs?Light receipts:
at the opening of the week rates were well
sustained, but the market showed less
strength. It being liberally supplied, on
Wednesday. Viales of common to prime live
hogs ranged from 13 to 14c, some choice lots
15c. Sheep?Receipts have more than met
the demand, and prices have been barely
maintained; <61237 12, grtas, for fair to prime
Cincinnati Hoc Market.
Cincinnati, Dec. 21.?The continued
liberal receipts of hogs, affect both the
money and the exchange market. The
arrivals to-day were over 7,000 head.
The regular packers have taken hold,
and business now promises to be
pushed straight ahead up to the close of
the season, however prices may turn.
The season for packing is already too
far advanced to admit of any further
loss of time. As hogs come forward
currency goes out, ana the inward cur
rent is too small to offset this drain;
consequently balances are in the de
clining scale, and although bankers as
yet experience no inconvenience, they
are less free, as lenders, and the tone of
the discount market is quite firm, with
out, however, any change in the rate of
Blver Matte?* at Cincinnati.
Cincinnati, Dec. 21.?The river at this
point is rising rapidly. There is now
thirteen feet ten inches full in the chan
nel, and still rising. It had risen in the
twelve hours, ending at 6 o'clock last
evening, about two feet. A dispatch
was received from Nashville yesterday
that stated the river at that point was
rising, with heavy rains and prospects
for water on the shoals good. There
was five and a half feet aud rising in
the canal at Louisville yesterday at 12
M. The Kentucky river is reported
rising and is now in fine boating order,
and all the locks have been thoroughly
A PPLES?800BBLS CHOICE NORTHER*
Resolutions for the Trial and Pun ish
ment of Lending Rebels.
Washucqton, Dec. 20.
The following are the resolutions sub
mitted in the House to-day by Mr
Lawrence, of Ohio, vie
"That public Justice and national se
curity demand that as soon as may be
practicable, Jeff. Davis, a representative
man of the rebellion, should have a
fair and Impartial trial in the highest
court tribunal ot the country for trea
son most flagrant in character by him
committed, In order that the Constitu
tion of the country may bo tally vindi
cated, and the truth clearly established
and affirmed that treason is a crime,
and that Ihe offense may bo made infa
mous. and at the same time that the
auestion may be judicially settled,
nally and forever, whether a State of
its own will has tne right to renounce
its place in the Union^"
"Resolved, That public Justice and na
tional security demand, that in case of
the conviction of said Jeff. Davis, the
sentence of law should be carried into
effect in order that the Constitution
and the laws may be fully vindicated
and fbithfullv executed, and tbo truth
clearly^ established that treason is a
crime, and traitors are to be punished."
44Resolved, That in like manner and
for like reasons, such of the most cul
pable of the chief instigators and con
spirators of the rebellion as may be ne
cessary to satisfy the demands of pub
lic justice, and furnish security for the
future, and those criminally responsi
Wefor murder and for the starvation
of Union prisoners of war, should be
tried and punished tor the high crimes
of which they have been guilty."
44Resolved, That justice should not
fail of its purpose, and thntl all who
are guilty of, or responsible for, the as
sassinution of the late President, and
the great offenders during the recent re
bellion, guilty of and responsible for
the murder and starvation of Union
prisoners of war, as well as thoso guil
tv of, or responsible for other unparal
elled violations of the laws of warfare,
are amenable to, and should be tried,
convicted and punished by a military
tribunal authorized by law aud sanc
tioned by the common laws of war,
and the usages of civilized nations,
whenever ana so far as may be neces
sary to secure tho ends of justice."
Resolved. g*hat tho Committee on tho
Judiciary bo instructed to inquire what
legislation, if any bo necessary, to pro
vide juries for trials for treason, for
writs of error, and to carry into effect
the purjKJses of the foregoing resolu
tions, and that said Committee report
by bill or otherwise."
Agency for Brown A Co.'b American
Mechanical and Tin Toys.
Fresh arrival of imported
TOYS AND FANCY GOODS.
ORDERS FROM COUNTRY MER
CHANTS FOR TOYS WILL
HAVE PROMPT AND CARE
JUST RECEIVED, FROM GERMAN-!
100 doz Woolen Hosiery,
fiO " Comforts,
fiO " Hoods,
SO 44 Nubias and Scarfli, fbr aale'at're
TEN CASES LOOKING GLASSES, I
To reduce stock, some 400 dozen ladles' and I
GLOVES AND GAUNTLETS
will be sold with small advance on cost.
In store, a full stock of
Pipe Heads and Stems
and Fireworks i
Through an arrangement with the A mere
lean agendo* of the principal French and
Belgian manufacturers of
I shall execute orders for unsilvered or mir
ror plate*, at tho same rates charged at tlie
general depot in New York or Philadelphia,
and insure on transit. Prices furnished at
ray counting room. novl5
8AM1. OTT. MORGAN I>. OTT. WM. IT. HALL
SAMUEL OTT, SON & C0?
4DAPTED TO EVERY BRANCH OF
business where a correct and durable
le is required.
Counter Scales of every Variety,
PORTABLE AND DORMANT SCALES
HAT AltI> ('ATTLK SCALES,
Warehouse mid Transportation Scales, .
Scales for Grain and Flour?Scales for Rat - J
roads?Scales for Coal I Colors and Miners
?Cotton and Sugar Scales?Farm and
Plantation Scales?Post Office
Scale*?Banker and Jewel
Ac., Ac., Ac.
All of which are warranted In every partic
ular. Call and examine, or wmd for an Illus
trated and descriptive circular.
N. B.?These Scales have all steel bearings,
which purchasers will And upon examination
Is not the case with other scales offered for
SAM'L'oTT, SON ?fc CO., Agents,
Wholesale Dealers In
Hardware, Saddlery Hardware, Ac., i
Cor. Market A Monroe fits., opposite McLure
Honae, Wheeling, W.Va. marl4 |
To the Public.
Mrs. m. a leech returns to the
public her most cordial thanks for the
very liberal share of patronage bestowed upon
her during the 28 years she has been en
gaged in ihe clothing business In this city.
The new firm of M. C. Leech A Co., respect
fully solicits and will strive to merit, at their
new place of business, a continuation of the
patronage heretofore enjoyed.
M. C. LEECH A CO.,
oc26 No. 11.1 Main Street.
Norway nail rod, best brands.
Single and Double Horse Shoe Iron, war-1
Dandy and Heavy Tire Iron, all sixes.
Flat Bar of all descriptions.
Round and Square Iron.
Annealed and Bright Wire, No. 0 to 20.
Sheet Iron, Plow Moulds, Ac.,
On hand and for salo at
No. 15 Main Strhct
We Invite the attention of Blacksmiths and
Iron consumers to our large and varied stock,
and solicit their orders for same.
sep22 ACHE8QN. BELL A CO.
McCabe, Kraft & Co.,
NO. 85 MAIN NTBEET,
Wheeling, W. Ya. .
A LARGE A COMPLETE ASSORTMENT |
"Drugs, Paints, White Lead,
Medicines, Oils, Brushes,
Chemicals, Varnishes Perfumeries, .
Dye StuSk, Patent Medicines Spleen, Ac., Ac., (
Always on hand, which are offered to the j
trade at low figures.
Purchaser are respectfully Invited to call.
BAR IRON?Round, from S-lfl to 8 In.
Sauare. " ? to 2^ in.
u> 6% in.
Halfbval" ffjj 2$ ISl
Cu t to lengths for Tire.
Hoop, B 1% to 3 In. .
novas P. CL HILDRETH A BRO.,
OK JP^C'^orwA*"iron.i*for OIL
_5*?5 68 Main street.
pCAJtFEIB Of EVERY. DESCRIPTION
\J J tat received by H. E harbour, 1
"P< MS Main ?M
Thos. P. Thomas. Henry Stuboeok.
mHE UNDERSIGNED HAVING PUR
JL chased the entire Stock or Goods or Mes
sers Wm. B. Senseney A Co.. beg leave to In
form the easterners or the store and the pub
ic generally, that they Intend to carry on the
business at the same place and on the sama
principles of Fair Dealing and Truthfulness,
as It was by the former proprietors.
THOMAS, STURGEON A CO.
We have Just opened a large stock of
NEW AND DESIRABLE.
Comprising many rich
reas Silks, Merinos, Repps, All Wool D*
Lalns, Black and Colored Alpacas,
Thibet Cloths, Poplins, Ginghams,
De Lalns, Prints, Ac^ Ac.
lso. Cloaks and Cloaking Cloths, All Wool
Shawls, Long and Square, Small Wool
Shawls, Black Shawls, Ac., Ac.
rown and Bleached' Muslins, 5-4 and 10-4
Cotton Sheetings, Linen Table Cloths,
Table Damasks, Napkins, Towels,
Wool Blankets, Ac., Ac.
We have a large stock or Kid, Silk and Meri
Ladles Silk, Merino and Cotton Hose,
mbroidered Collars, Inserting?, Hoop Skirts,
Brunera' Balmoral Skirts, French
Corsets, best make.
Flannels and Cassimers tot Boy's wear, Ac.
rgest lot or FURS In the city Just opened
Ladles are especially invited to call and
ook over our Stock or Goods.
THOMAS, STURGEON A CO.,
W. B. SENSENEY A CO.
gloots and ^hcts.
BOOTS AND SHOES.
M'CLELLAN & KNOX
65 MAIN STREET,
W H.E ELINU
-yyE HATE irST RECEIVED OCR
FALL and WINTER STOCK
BOOTS AND SHOES
Which will be sold LOWER than the SASIF.
9UALITIES can be bought in PHILADEL
HIA or BALTIMORE.
mh27 M'CLELAN A KNOX .
Monroe Street between Main A Market.
PHOTOGRAPHS-PLAIN OR FINISHED
in Oil or India Ink, from lire or copied
from old pictures.
CARD PHOTOGRAPHS? Particular pains
token with this popular style or picture.
PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS?At lew than
A good variety of GILT A ROSKW OOD
FRAMES will always l>e on hand at reason a
ble prices. dec 18
FOR THE PURCHASE A SALE OF
127 Market St. and 103 A 103 Jon cm St.
Geo. Morrison Co ATM. sepl2-timd
WTKEH At II ROWN,
1S9 Main Street.
WHEELING, W. VA.
PHOTOGRAPHR OF ALL SIZES AND
styles, India Ink, Oil and Water Colors,
finished In the latest style*.
A large assortment of Gilt and Rosewood
Frames. Also a variety of Fancy and Cheap
Old Pictures copied to cards or life-size.
aay-Call and examine. aprl.1
C1I AH. H. BERRY,
No*. 1H A 19 Water RL,
Manufacturer and Dealer in
Manilla, Hemp, Cotton and Me Rope,
Bed cords, Llnes-Twlnes/Tar, Pitch, Oak
um.IJIocks, Fishing Tnckle. Gum
Hose, Beltin r. and Packing,
JyM ? Fire Brick,Tile A Clay.
mHE FOLLOWING FAVORITE .AND
1 standard brands constantly on haud:
Russell's 10's in butts.
Cleopatra 10's In butts.
Old Buck 12sin caddies.
Half Dime 22V in caddies.
Lynchburg Twist 22*s HalfDrum.
Navy l's and J4's butt* and coddles.
Royal Gem in butts.
Golden Star In butts.
Old Buck M's in caddies.
Lilly Belle 7's
? - 10*8
California Golden Roll 22V, 4 lb boxes.
oct!2 PRYOR. HANbLAN A CO.
/-NOD FISH?10 DRUMS.--LABRADOR
\j Herring, in bbls. and hair bbls., received
and for salo by
nov22 PRYOR, HANDLAN A CO.
300 bbls. Semper Idem Family,
800 44 Indiana Mills 44
100 44 Dover Mills -
200 44 Good Extra 44
for sale by PRYOR, HANDLAN A CO.
Lard oil-w bbls. extra no. i, just
nov22 PRYOR, HANDLAN A CO.
Pork. Bacon and Lard.
OA BBLS. Mew Pork.
Ai\j 3 Casks Choice Shoulders.
15 Tierces NewlJird
Just received by LIST, MORRI3QN A Co.
er/\ CADDIES Monitor Navv 5^8.
OU 20 Dunderber* Navy^s
2 Cases Rosy Dawn^brlght 1<?.
15 Kegs Sunnyslde Fine cut Chewing.
10 44 Rosebud " " 44 ,
13 Batta Diadem. Ki brlcht chawing.
Just received and for nolo by
novlO LIST. MORRISON A CO.
f A DOZ. Washtubs Nos. 1,2, and 5.
OU W doz. Painted Buckets,
23 do*. Washboards.
200 doz. Brooms. 4
5 barrels Mason's Blacking.
25 liales Cotton Batting, Extra.
20 bales Candlewlck. Just re
"So"*1 MORRISON A CO.
"I OK TONS Hamden Furnace arriving on
1 /CO consignment, and for sale by
novfr- LIST. MORRISON A CO.
1 kA half BBLS., No. 2, LARGE
] DU 290half 44 No. 3.
50 Barrels, Nos. 2 A 3, medium.
fiO half 44 No. 3, medium.
100 Kits, Nos. 1 A 2, large.
100 Boxes Scotch Herring.
Just received by
oc23 LIST. MORRISON A Co.
0 K KEGS Rifle Powder.
4iO& 44 Mining Powder.
1000 lbs. Bar Load.
10 kegs amorted short.
?awf-D- percL^r. ma^co.
1 A KEGS JC?T RECEIVED, AND FOR
12 sateby LIBT, MORIU&ON A CO.
-I A BBLS. CUCUMBER PICKLES, READY
10 fur table, for 8MYTH.
deC7 Corner Market and Qulncy Sts.
OAA BBLS. PEACH BLOW POTATOES?