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> j,m hears a good story now-a-days; “‘"JfSKJtnS bad. A year or two ago ‘ the 1010 jo the Lion, at-> a pleasant? there cal?* tlin« great-coated, commercial-tra I looking, < WeU, landlord, what have teller f ^p^teak, eh? oyster sauce, eh? bot v<x> 1° h/rrv Pgood, eh? send ’em up.’ Dinner tie Of sn*rrr, 8 dispatched, ami a glass of water comfortably settled the din oer. , 3aid the traveller, coolly and dis . ,.iiv wiping bis mouth with a napkin, Iam awkwardly situated.’ ■ SLr?'said the waiter> ‘expecting alove-let * ^"".“forthatfsir; I must caU master.’—(En »ood sir, you see this is rather awkward i '“'‘i'dinner! capital! famous wine! glorious _.but no cash.’ 1 ^Theiandlord looked black. t p v next time—often come this road—done to day—go°d house yours—a great deal bill way.’ *ne landlord looked blue. iKn difference to you, of course?—pleasant v 2: here—plenty of business—happy to take border—long credit—good bill.’ V°‘Tbere is my bill, sir—prompt payment—T ; but I must go w ithout paying. Let us * bln 17s 6d, let us have a pint of sherry to »hlr—make it up a pound—that will square it.’ S^fglr i say you are a swindler, sir!—I will have ! sir Ttell you I will call and pay you in three j -rpoks’from this time exactly, for I shall have to this road again.* "‘None of that, sir—it won’t do with me^pay money, or I’ll kick you out.’ m*the stranger remonstrated—the landlord kicked him out. ‘You will repent this,’ said the stranger. The landlord did repent it. Three weeks af ter that day, punctual to his word, the stranger re-entered the Lion Inn—the landlord looked VorV foolish-the stranger smiled, and held out nis hand—1 I’ve come to pay you my score, as I P Thehmdlord made a thousand apologies for his rudeness. * So many swindlers about, there’s i knowing whom to trust. Hoped the gentle man would pardon him. ‘Never mind. 1 landlord; but come let’s have some dinner to ffether—let us be friends. What have you got, ph? a couple of boiled fowls, eh?—nice litte ham ofyour own curing? good!—greens from your own garden? famous!—bottle of sherry and two bottles of port; waiter, this is excellent.’ Dinner passed over—the landlord hobbed and nobbed with the stranger—they passed a pleasant afternoon. The landlord retired to at !Lna tn hia avocations—the stranger finished his‘comforter, of brandy and water, and ad dressed the waiter waiter what is to pay?* ‘Two pounds ten shillings and threepence, sir, including the former account.’ »And half a crown for yourself?’ ‘Makes two pounds twelve shillings and nine pence, sir,’ replied the waiter, rubbing his hands. ‘Say tw’o pounds thirteen shillings!’ said the stranger, with a benevolent smile, 1 and call in your master.’ * (Enter landlord, smiling and hospitable)— ‘Sorry you are going so soon, sir.’ The stranger merely said, with a fierce look, ‘1 owed you seventeen and sixpence three weeks ago, and you kicked me out of your house for it.’ The landlord began to apologise. I . ‘No word3, 3ir; I owed you seventeen and sixpence, and you kicked me out of your house for it. 1 told you, you would be sorry for it. I now owe you two pounds thirteen shillings, (and quietly turning aside his coat-tail,) you must pay yourself in a check on the same bank; fori have no money now'—Bell's Weekly Mess TO THE PUBLIC. Office of Discount and Deposite, } Valley Bank, Leesburg. $ UNFOUNDED reports having been put into circulation, in relation to the Bank of the Valley, that it had stopped payment, &c., pro ducing a general panic, we take this opportu nity to assure the public of the injustice of such report®, and of the perfect solidity and stability of the Bank, its resources being more than am ple to meet all its liabilities—and, to show the confidence of those intimately acquainted with its concerns, a bond has been executed by the following gentlemen—worth from a half to a million of dollars,—and left with the Cashier of this Office, of w’hich the following is a true copy: u We, the undersigned, having full confidence in the solidity and stability of the Bank ot the Valley, in Virginia, and being desirous to give to all concerned unequivocal evidence thereof, bind ourselves, and our heirs, jointly and seve rally, to pay in specie the full amount of all notes of the Office of Discount and Deposite of said Bank, at Leesburg, and all deposites therein made, to the respective owners and holders thereof. “ We are led to irive this obligation. pledging °ur individual estates, in order to sustain the Bank, and quiet the minds of our fellow-citi ^*ns, in the midst of the singular panic preva lent in the country. '* Witness our hands and seals, this 21st day April, 1834. Richard H. Henderson, seal^ Georce Rc3t, Jr. seal John Wright, ,3Eal. Fayette Ball, .seaL. John Gray, seal John Rose, seal John P. Smart, seal George Carter, of Oatlands, seal^ Joshua Pvsey, [seal * Witness, Samuel M. Edwards.” RICHARD H. HENDERSON, President. Samuel M. Edwards, Cashier. .jFj/21, 1834—apr 24—3t_ ^ YOUNG HYSON TEA. 90 Half-chests Young Hyson Tea, Sabina’s cargo, received per schr. Columbia and . fw sale by STEPHEN SHINN, apr 2L Janney’s Wharf. PLUG TOBACCO, &c. I K Boxes Plug Tobacco, prime quality 1 ^ 1 case Hats 2 casks Sperm Oil 5 boxes Souchong Tea 12 jars Rappee Snuff U3t received, and for sale by LINCOLN CHAMBERLAIN, ,JjPr 21 Vo well’s wharf. --— ' ■ — GENESEE FLOUR. A FURTHER supply of this prime article, familv use, (Red Beach brand) for 'aIe by STEPHEN SHINN, aPr 21 Janney’s Wharf. COMMERCIAL. Price of Produce in Alexandria yesterday,from Wagons and Vessels. Flour, per barrel $4 50 a $0 00 Wheat, per bushel, 0 75 a 0 80 Corn, do 0 48 a 0 52 Rye, do - 0 60 a 0 62 Oats, from wagons, bush 0 40 a 0 00 Do from vessels, do 0 35 a 0 00 Corn Meal, white, do 0 70 a 0 00 Do do yellow, do 0 65 a 0 00 Cloverseed, do 5 00 a 5 12$ Faaxseed, do 1 00 - a 0 00 Whiskey, per gallon, 0 22 a 0 23 Bacon, per cwt. - 6 50 a 0 00 Butter, fresh, per lb. 0 20 a 0 25 Do firkin, do - 0 12 a 0 15 Lard, do - 0 07 a 0 08 Plaster Paris, retail, ton, 5 00 a 0 00 Floor.—Yesterday the current price of Flour from wagons was $4 50; a fraction more was paid in some instances. From stores, some of fered $4 62$, at which price sales were made; others only offered $4 50. The market is calm. Some lots of stored Flour have been priced at $4 50, and others a fraction higher. Baltimore Patriot Office, > Tuesday, 1 o'clock, P. M. ) The Market.—A little more animation in the Coffee market; 10 3 4 cents were offered for 400 bags St. Domingo, which ofTer was declined; it freely brings 11 cents. There is no alteration in prices of Tea; the grocers are well supplied; a cargo daily expected from Canton. The sales of Spices are quite inconsiderable; Cassia is down to 12 12 cents. Pepper is held at 7 to 7 1-2 cents. Indigo, the stock in this place is in few hands, and held at 81 25 to 81 35. There has been some inquiry for Sugar for export; the estimated sales last week were upwards of 800 hogsheads. Virginia Cotton is scarce, and would readily command 12 a 12 1-2 cents. Rice continues very dull; prime from 82 3-4 a S3. Fruit, there is little to notice since last week; the city is well supplied. New England Rum in barrels, sales at 32 cents: hogsheads 31 cents. New Herrings, No. 1 is selling at 83 3-8 a 3 1-2. A few barrels of untrimmed Shad have arrived, which brought 86 a 86 1-4. The Banks improve in their discounts. Large quantities of specie that was drawn out during the great excitement has been returned, and we hope soon to see confidence restored, particu larly towards country Banks. Flour.—There is very little change since our last; we quote Howard street to-day at $4 7d wagon price, and $5 a $5 1-8 store price. Ar rivals are very limited. Gram.—No arrivals of Wheat since our last report; best white Si a Si 05; ordinary to good, 85 a 98 cents. Corn is quoted at 55 a 56 cents for w hite and yellow. Rye 65 cents; and Oats 32 34 cents per bushel. Whiskey.—We quote to-day sales from wag ons at 20 cents, exclusive of the barrel, at 23 1-2 a 24 cents. Floor.—A fair but not very extensive business has been done in Flour, and without any further advance in prices. Sales of common Western Canal at $5 50, and fancy 5, 62 1-2; Albany, in round hoops, at 5 12 1-2, and flat hoops, $5 25. Troy is offered at $5 25. Some Alexandria sold at 5 25; Richmond County 5 20, and about 1000 barrels Georgetown, for city bakers at 5,75. * N. Y Com S SHIP NEWS. PORT OF ALEXANDRIA, D. C. Arrived, April 23, Schooner Mary Ellen, Spencer, Richmond and Norfolk, 33 hours from the latter place; Crates to H. C. Smith, Hardware to J. W. Mas sie, Tobacco to W. II. Miller, and Freight for the District. Schooner Mary Jones, Walton, Newburyport; Rum. Potatoes and Apples to J. H. Ladd. Schooner Potomac, Bears, Boston; Freight for the District. Sailed, Schooner Angenora, Toole, Boston. British Schooner Retreat, Hart, Bermuda. Schooner Washington, Knapp, New York MEMORANDA. The schooner Leo, McKinney, from Turks Island, reported on Monday, spoke the schr. Volant, Lord, of Portland, from New Orleans for Boston, 20 days out, lat. 37 N., long. 72 30 W. April 18, spoke the schooner Hellespont, Beck, of Boston, from Mobile, bound to Boston, 17 days out, lat. 36 50 N., long. 74 W. Schr. Louisa, Merrill, of Drisdam, passed Turks Isl and 22d March, 18 days out. Brig Token sailed from Boston for this port 19th. _ , . Schoonar Alexandria, Britton, cleared at New York for this port 20th. Schooner President, Kirtland, hence at New York 21-». FOR NORFOLK tutnmui>u. *«r The Schooner BETSY HAMILTON\ t^yy^MEEKiNs, master, will sail in two or three days. For freight of 300 barrels, apply to L. McKENZIE, Union wharf. apr 24—3t ___ SPERM CANDLES. or* Boxes, landing from schooner Potomac, Oil for sale by W. FOWLE & CO. LAMP OIL. 1 Tierce ) Lamp Oil X o barrels y Just received and for sale by TT anr 24_ MM. D. NU TT. 1 removal! Doctor Fairfax has removed to the late residence of Mr. Thomas Fairfax, on Cameron street, opposite Mr. James Irwin’s. apr 24—dlwf ____ ; FOR PHILADELPHIA. The packet sloop MILLER, David Teal, jH^master, will sail on Thursday. For freight apply on board, or to , , c apr22 STEPHEN SHINN, Janney’s wharf. FOR FREIGHT OR CHARTER, ___ The Brig RLBh) Captain Leavitt, a rpod vessel, ol about 1000 barrels, now ready°to io.d fc any^zENQVE & co, TURKS ISLAND SALT AFLOAT. -g k Bushels Turks Island Salt, cargo of l OUU British schooner Leo, for sale in lots Apply to y YEATON. apr 23—6t_____— ' GENESEE FAMILY FLOUR - p°K||by LINCOLN CHAMBERLA,& | VIRGINIA ELECTIONS. Jefferson. Berry and Gallagher elected.—(Both Anti Jackson.) Culpeper. We learn that Mr. Broadus (Anti-Jackson) is elected by 19 majority. 4 CONGRESS. In the Senate, yesterday, a discussion of some interest ensued between Messrs. CLAY, PRES TON, SOUTHARD, and FORSYTH, on the presentation of a memorial from New Jersey. The appeal against the decision of the Chair, (Mr. KING) admitting Mr. FORSYTH’S mo tion to incorporate the whole Protest as a part of one of Mr. POINDEXTER’S resolutions, was sustained by a vote of 27 to 16. So the amendment, very properly, wTas refused to be received. Mi. CLAY theu offered an amend ment to Mr. POINDEXTER’S resolution,which that gentleman accepted. And then the Senate adjourned. The House of Representatives was engaged with the Appropriation Bill all day. JUST RECEIVED ON SALE BY WM. M. MORRISON, ROBIN CARVER’S Popular Books for Youth—I. Anecdotes of Natural History, illustrated by 120 engravings. II. Stories of Poland, from historical facts. III. History of Boston; adapted to the mind of the young. IV. Book of Sports, by Robin Carver, con tains lively and interesting descriptions of the games and pastimes of boyhood, and the engra vings are spirited. It has been ,the object of the author to serve the cause of physical education. The sports are of a healthful and innocent ten dency; and the publishers have full confidence that parents and guardians will fully approve the ‘ American Boy’s Book of Sports.’ Price 50 cents. These volumes have been received with great favor by the press, and the public general ly. The following notices of the Book of Sports have come to hand: A little volume, which will be gratefully re ceived.—Boston Daily Advertiser. Among the multitude of New Year’s Presents which appeared this season, we have seen none so appropriate for youth.—Ladies' Magazine. a pr 24___ BLACKWOOD, THE MEROPOLITAN And the Foreign Quarterly. JUST received, Nos. 46, 47, and 48, which • complete the first year’s reprint of those works. Nos. 1 and 2 of the second year’s re print received, on a fine new type. Any person wishing to subscribe, will please call and exa mine the work. W. M. MORRISON, apr 24 _ Agent. RESTORATION OF THE DEPOSITES! THE subscriber is thankful to be enabled to announce to the public the important fact that the DEPOSITES have again been restored to his SODA and SHERBET FOUNTAINS; and as this is a desideratum of no ordinary im portance, it is believed that it cannot too early he made known, as its action will produce health, vigor, and animation. Certainly none will delay, but all will attest the sanity and sapi dity of their medicinal effects by inhaling the preciosity of their virtues. f,-b 24—3tJ. B. HEPBURN. FIVE DOLLARS REWARD WILL be given for information that willl<$ad to the conviction of any person or per sons who have been in the habit of buying pa pers from the black boy who lately carried the Alexandria Gazette in the upper part of the town. EDGAR SNOWDEN, apr 21—3t __ LOST, ON Sunday last, a plain Gold Ring. The finder will please leave it with the Editor of this paper. ___apr 24—It BERMUDA ARROW ROOT, &c. -g f* Boxes Bermuda Arrow Root 1 O 1 cask Old Copper Just received and for sale by apr 23—6tJ. YEATON. “ LATHS! LATHS! EIGHTY Thousand good quality Laths, just received and for sale, very low. by apr 23 WILLIAM N, McVEIGH. NEWMARKET GOODS, g A Bales 3-4 and 4-4 Newmarket Brown Sheetings and Shirtings, landing from schr. March, for sale by apr 21 ' W. FOWLE & Co. ORANGES ‘AND LEMONS. 50 do Lemons, for sale by apr 21 W. FOWLE & Co. POTATOES. pr Bushels Eastern Potatoes, suitable for OLrU planting, just received per schooner Betsy Hamilton, and for sale by L. McKENZIE, Union wharf. In Store—5 bales Black Moss._apr 21 NOTICE. Alexandria Canal Office, ) April 10, 1834. $ NOTICE is hereby given, That, conformably to the order of the Board of Directors of the Alexandra Canal Company, legal proceedings will be immediately taken against all subscrib ers to the stock of said Company) .without re spect to persons) who shall not, on or before the 25th day of the present month, pay up all such instalments as have been called for and are due on their stock. JOHN H. CREASE, Clerk of the Alexandria Canal Co. IHJ"* Persons interested in the above order are earnestly and respectfully solicited to make some arrangements with the subscriber, where by the resort to so painful an alternative may be avoided. J. H. CREASE, Collector. apr 12—d3t&eot25th_ TO RENT, And possession given on the 1st May next, i The DWELLING PART of the HOUSE iM of the late Mechanics’ Bank of Alexandria. It is pleasantly situated, and conveniently ar ranged for the accommodation of a genteel fa mily; with a good Stable, Carriage House, &c. &c. For terms apply at the Office of the Fire Insurance Company of Alexandria, apr eotf AUCTION SALES. BY WILLIAM D. NUTT. CORK WOOD AT AUCTION. THIS DAY, at 10 o’clock, will be sold at auc tion, on Messrs. Wm. Fowle-& Co’s wharf A QUANTITY OF CORK WOOD, apr 24 MARSHAL’S SALE. WILL be sold for cash, on Saturday, the 10th day of May next, at 11 o’clock, all the right, title, and interest, of Peter Hewitt and Jane Moxley in the following Property, to wit MOne LOT, with a two-story Brick HOUSE thereon, now occupied by Hugh Leddy, si tuated on Royal street, between King and Ca meron streets, 24 feet on Royal street, and run ning westwardly 124 feet. MAlso, one other FRAME HOUSE and LOT, now occupied by the said Jane Mox ley, situated on the east side of Pitt street, and binding on the said Pitt street 22 feet, and run ning east wardly 114 feet 5 inches, to a nine feet alley. The above property is sold to satisfy a judg ment due Tench Ringgold, for the use of Ashby and Stribling, plaintiffs, against Peter Hewitt and Jane Moxley, defendants. C. SCOTT, D. M. apr 9—eots For H. Ashton, late Marshal. NEW GOODS SPRING GOODS. WILLIAM GREGORY & CO. have lately received a General Supply of SEASON ABLE DRY GOODS, which they will dispose of on reasonable terms. Among them are: Super black, blue, olive, invisible green, brown, &c. Cloths A variety of Summer Cloths, Vestings, white Drillings, brown French do, French Linens Striped Jeans, blue and yellow Nankeens, real India 5-8, 3-4 and 4-4 Black Circassians Irish Linens, Lawns, and Linen Cambrics Ginghams, Calicoes, Printed Muslins Jaconet and other Cambrics; Crossbarred do Book, Swiss, and Mull Muslins, fig’d and plain A large assortment of black Lustrings Silk Umbrellas, Cotton ditto — Ladies’ Parasols Bandanna and Flag Handkerchiefs Linen, Linen Cambric, and Book Muslin do 5 4 to 10-4 Damask Diapers Bird-eye and Russia do Russia Sheetings, brown and bleached A 1 » u am f fk d L 1 A *1 Vi O n i U1 gv UOCU1 V* V V/* V II VA II Vi V — Cotton Shirtings and Sheetings Cotton Osnaburgs, Burlaps 3-4 and 4-4 Scotch Linens *Also, A supply of Canton Matting, Ingrained Car petings, 5-8, 3-4 and 4-4 Venetian Carpetings, apr 22—eo3t GEO. S. HOUGH IS now opening a considerable addition to his assortment received a few days since, among which are Super Italian Lustrings and Poult de Soie; Gros de Naps, Florences, and Sattins; black Satin Levantines, (cheap); Fancy Gauze Bon net and Cap Ribbons; Mantua ditto of all co lors and widths; colored Cambrics; Bonnet do; real Grass Cloth, for summer wear; brown French Linens; white and colored Drillings, some super; Vigonia and Summer Cloths; Las ting and Circassians; Russia, Damask and other Diapers; soft dressed Irish Linens; Linen Cambric; ditto Hdkfs; Fancy do., in great va riety; French and English Ginghams; a beauti ful assortment of Painted Muslins and Chintzes; Plain and Embroidered Silk Hose, Cotton ditto, for women and children; men’s Mixed do, very good; men’s and women’s super Hoskin Gloves; long white do; Hildick’s Spool Cotton; white, green, and black Blond Veils; Vesting; white and striped Satteen; fine black Bombuzette and Bombazine; Umbrellas and Parasols; Stripes and other wear for boys; Bobbinette and Gre cianette; Feather and Leaf Fans; blue and yel low Nankeens; super Pongees; Bandanna and Flag Hdkfs, some super; Brown Hollands and Lawns; brown and white Russia Sheetings; Irish ditto; Burlaps and Osnaburgs; Fancy Hair Brushes; colored and white Knitting Cot ton; Knotted and Mersailles Quilts; Silk Velvets, all colors; black Tabby do., some very good; Corded Skirts; a beautiful assortment of Tus can, Calimenta, Berlin and English Dunstable Bonnets; very tasty Patterns; Artificial Flow ers and Sprigs; super olive, brown, mulbery, black, blue and dalia Cloths: with most other articles in his line, which renders his assort ment choice and general._4 mo 22 COT T ON YARN, DOMESTIC PIECE GOODS, &c. THE subscriber, having made arrangements with the proprietors of the Occoquan Fac tory for the sale of their GOODS, offers, on fa vorable terms— 40,000 lbs. Spun Cotton, various Nos. Carpet Chain, Batting, and Seine Twine n constant sunnlv of which will be received, and their well known high character still maintain ed. Orders from Merchants, town and country, will be executed at Baltimore prices, for arti - cles of like good quality. Also just received from the Eastward, for sale low, by the package or piece— Domestic Bleached and Brown Sheetings and Shirtings Bed Ticking Calicoes, some new style and beautiful French Black Silks L. P. Madeira Wine, old and very superior, in qr. casks and cases of 1 and 2 dozen 34 hhds Pennsylvania Whiskey JAMES W. SCOTT, Union street, apr 21—tf _ "BANK OF ALEXANDRIA NOTES WILL be taken at par for FURNITURE, by JAMES GREEN, at his Establish ments on Royal and Fairfax streets, Alexan dria, and at the corner of C and 10th streets, Washington; where he has now on hand an ex tensive assortment of ELEGANT & PLAIN FURNITURE.apr 17 J. R. PIERPOINT’S SEMINARY. THE branches taught in this Institution in clude the Latin, Greek, French, Spanish, and Italian Languages; Reading, Penmanship, English Grammar, Composition, Geography, with the use of the maps and globes; History, Arithmetic, Book Keeping, Algebra, Geometry, Mensuration, Plane and Spherical Trigonome try, Surveying. Navigation, Fluxions, Astrono nomy, Chemistry, and Natural Philosophy. Mechanics’ Hall, Alexandria, apr 14—2aw6w N. E. RUM. Hhds. Boston Rum, in store and landing from schr. March, for sale by apr 21 W. FOWLE & Co. * 1X5“ No. 7 34 41, Maryland Lottery, Glass Q, Prize $150—sold at this office on Monday. DRAWS THIS DAY Literature Lottery of the State of Delaware, Class No. 17 for 1834, To be drawn at Wilmington,Thursday, April aA HIGHEST PRIZE $10,000. Tickets §3 00; halves 1 50; quarters 0 75 Virginia State Lottery, For the benefit of the Monongalia Academy, Class No. 3 for 1834. To be drawn at Catts5 Tavern, West End, on Saturday, April 26 1 prize of §20,000 1 prize of §2,000 1 do of 5,000 I 1 prize of 1,500 75 capital prizes of $500! Tickets §4 50; halves 2 25; quarters 112 On sale in great variety by JAS* RIORDA*. Uncurrent Notes and Foreign Gold pur chased._____ DRAWS THIS DAY Literature Lottery of the State of Delaware, Class No. 17 for 1834, Will be drawn in Wilmington on Thursday, April 24 HIGHEST PRIZE $10,000! gp Tickets §3 00; halves 150; quarters! 25T Virginia State Lottery, For the benefit of the Monongalia Academy, Class No. 3 for 1834, Will be drawn at Catts’ Tavern, West End, on Saturday, April 26 1 prize of $20,000 I 1 prize of $2,000 l do of 5,000 I 1 do of 1,500 75 Capital Prizes of §500! &c. Tickets $4 50; halves 2 25; quarters 1 12 To be had in a variety of numbers of J. W. VIOLETT, Lottery and Exchange Broker, Near the corner of King and Fayette Streets, _ Alexandria, D. C. DRAWS THIS DAY Literature Lottery of the State of Delaware, Class No. 17 for 1834, To be drawn at Wilmington,Thursday, April 21 HIGHEST PRIZE $10,000. Tickets $3 00; halves 1 50; quarters 0 75 DR A WS ON SA TURD A Y Virginia State Lottery, For the benefit of the Monongalia Academyf Class No. 3 for 1834, To be drawn at Alexandria, Va. on Saturday, April 26 l prize of $20,000 1 prize of $2,000 1 do of 5,000 1 prize of 1,500 75 nrizes of $500! &c. &c. Tickets !$4 50; halves 2 25; quarters 112 1-2. To be had in a variety of numbers of J. CORSE, Lottery Exchange Broker, Alexandria. Drawn Numbers of the Maryland State Lotte ry, Class No. 8 lor 1834: 42 55 63 56 34 47 54 32 40 16 7 41 NOTICE. JURORS and Witnesses who served at Octo ber Term, 1833, in the Circuit Court for the County of Alexandria, are requested to call at the Marshal’s office, on Washington street be tween the hours of nine and three o’clock, for Payment. D. MINOR, D. M. apr. 23 For A Hunter, Marshal. CANAL OFFICE, April 19, 1834. NOTICE is hereby given, That the Annual Meetingof the Stockholders in the Alex dria Canal Company will be held at the Coun cil Chamber on Monday, the 5th day of May 4ext, for the election of a President and six Di rectors to serve the ensuing year. By order: JOHN H. CREASE, Clerk, apr22—eot5thMay ICElTcE! ICE! THE subscribers for ICE are respectfully in formed that I have commenced delivering Ice, corner Prince and Fairfax streets, from sun rise one hour, and from 12 o’clock, meridian, till 2 o’clock P. M. Occasionally a cart will deliver Ice though the town in the evenings. Tickets now ready. TO LET. The STORE corner Prince and Fairfax !lsM.streets. Also a very comfortable Dwelling House on Duke street, at present occupied by myself. Possession may be had immediately, apr 22—3t CHARLES MURRAY. FOR NORFOLK. The Steamer COLUM BIA, Capt. James Mitch ell, will leave Lambell’s wharf, Washington, at 1, and Thompson’s wharf, Alexandria, at 2 o’clock P. M. on Friday, the 25th instant, for Norfolk; and returning, will leave Norfolk on Sunday, the 27th, at 9 o’clock, A. M. Passage and fare 8 dollars. Ud3 The COLUMBIA will leave the District of Columbia for Baltimore on Monday, the 28th instant, at 8 o’clock, A. M. apr 21—t25th BOOTS AND SHOESh AD. HARMON has just received, by schr. • March, from Boston, a further surmlv of CHEAP BOOTS AND SHOES, viz: Gentlemen’s Sealskin and Morocco Boots, suitable for summer wear Gentlemen’s line Calf & peg’d Bootees “ common lined and bound do “ ' fine Pumps and Shoes Ladies’ Lasting and Sealskin Slippers “ cheap Leather Shoes and Pumps apr 21 U. S. BANK BILLS, OF $100 and under, for transmission, may be always obtained of apr 21_JAS. RIORDAN, VENETIAN CARPET* OF good quality, full yard wide, warranted colors, and for sale, at manufacturer’s pri ces,,by apr 18GEORGE WHITE. IRON CHEST. AN excellent Iron Chest, complete, of medium size, for sale by GEORGE WHITE, apr 18 ___ ORPHANS’ COURT, Alexandria County, J April Term, 1834. ' $ MARY FERGUSON, Executrix of Daniel Coats, deceased, submitted to the Court her first account, as Executrix aforesaid, with the vouchers in support thereof; which account will be allowed, passed, and recorded, unless cause be shewn to the contrary, on or before the first Monday in June next; of which all persons interested or concerned will take notice. A copy—Test: A. MOORE, Reg. Wills. apr 12—w6w ALEXANDRIA MUSEUM OPEN, daily, from 10 to 12 o’clock A. M. and from 3 to 5 P. M ;aM o«