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THE GAZETTE. I
SATURDAY MORNING, JUNE 10, 1854. !
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DESTRUCTIVE PROPERTIES OF COAL
GAS.
A voluminous and important report has
been presented to the City Court of Sewers,
in London, by Dr.Letheby, Professor of Chem
istry and Toxicology in the London Hospital,
upon the destructive qualities of gas. He
states that sulphuric acid is produced by the t
combustion of the gas, and that little or no
’ ammonia escapes to neutralize it. 1 lie Pro
fessor then proceeded to examine the ques
tion as to the effects of this destructive com- j
pound on various articles of furniture &c., and i
produced specimens of leather, paper, cotton, '
and linen to prove that the corrosive power
of the acid is very considerable, and said:
“It may now be asked whether I can sug-1
Set any remedy for the evil. I reply that ;
e remedy is threefold: First, in respect of j
the manufacture of the gas: secondly, as re- j
garde its purification: and, thirdly, in n more
perfect system of ventilation. At present
gas is manufactured from materials which j
are known to contain a large per ccntage of j
bi-sulphuret of iron, and the temperature at i
which the gas is made is far too high for
sanitary purposes. Secondly. Although much I
attention has been directed to the purification .
of gas from one or two of its impurities, little ,
or no notice has hitherto been taken of the j
most important of all, namely, bi-sulphate of
carbon. This, I believe, has been in conse
quence of the difficulty which the public have
in recognising it: and a hope has therefore
been entertained that it would pass unnoticed.
It is, however, one of the most formidable ot
all the impurities contained in coal gas.
Thirdly. It is advisable that gas should be
burnt outside the room or shop whenever it is
practicable; and. when this is not the case,
the products of the combustion should be con- j
veyed away by a special contrivance as spee
dily as possible; indeed, they ought not to be
allowed to escape into the room at all. I am
quite sure that many elegant arrangements
may be suggested for this purpose whenever
the public are made aware of Us importance.
Tnese views are not entirely now to us,
though the subjec* has never been brought
very prominently beforetlie American public.
We have been told that the principal reason
why the Astor Library is not opened at night
aside from the generally thin attendance at
liberaries in this city in the evenings, is the
destructive effect of gas upon the books.
The London booksellers have found that gas
ta so ruinous to their stock that they have
almost universally discontinued its use; and
in those cases where it is used it is provided
with an apparatus for carrying all the dis
charged gases out of the apartment. W hat is
worse, it is found that the gas is most destruc
tive to the finest kinds of binding and that the
Russian suffers more than any other.—A. I.
nut. m
CONSUMPTION.
Miss Landon, better known as ‘L. E. L.,’
til popular during her life, by reason ot her
•entimental poetry. But her permanent fame
will be secured by her descriptive verses.
U«re is a passage:—
It is most sad to watch the fall
Of autumn leaves!—but worst of all
It is to watch the flower of Spring
Faded in its tresh blossoming!—
To see the once so clear blue orb
Its summer light and warmth forget,
Dark’ning beneath its tearful lid,
Like a rain-beateu violet!
To watch the banner-rose of health
Pass from the cheek:—to mark how plain,
Upon the wan and sunken brow,
Become the wanderings of each vein!
The shadowy hand so thin and pale!
The languid step, the drooping head!
The long wreaths of neglected hair!
The lip whence red and smile are fled!
And having watch’d thus, day by day,
Light, life and color pass away,
To see at length, the glassy eye
Fix dull in dread mortality,
Till the grave sets its sign of death.
A CARP.—J. R. NICKLIN. would respect- j
fully inform his friends, that he has per- j
xnanently connected himself with the house of ,
McVEIGH $ OUMBERLilN. W hole sale Gro- •
cer*, Prinre street Wharf. He takes this method ot (
returning thanks for the liberal patronage exten- j
fled to him since his residence in Alexandria,
and respectfully solicits a call from his friends
and dealers generally, when visiting our city,
je 9—6m
COPARTNERSHIP NOTICE.—We have
this day associated with us in the GRO
RY BUSINESS, C. C. BUCKNER, esq.
The business will hereafter be conducted in the
name of BAYNE, BUCKNER & CO.
je l, 1854. WM. & CHAS. BAYNE.
4 VVL' VL’U k. m u uill L'U4I L'
H JA UV V v» v ....
X> GROCERS. N. H' corner of king and H ti
ler etreete, 'Alexandria, Va., oficr for sale th^ir
extensive assortment of GROCERIES on the
moet favorable terms. They respectlully solicit
a continuance of the patronage of the custo
mers of;. W. k. C. BAYNE, and invite deal
ers generally, to give them a call. All orders
sent to them from the country, for articles in
their line, will receive prompt and iuithiul at
tention._ Je 1
CBTPvA REWARD!!—A man, about 5 feet y
or 10 incties high, of good appearance,
hair slightly gray, w ith whiskers not very full,
took a BJYHORSE and a BUGGY\ with har
ness, from me, on Thursday last. I w-ill give
$50 reward for the apprehension of the thief,
with the stolen property, or $25 for the Buggy
and Horse. J. W. COLLINS.
Fredericksburg, Vau, je 8—3t
LA FOR RENT.—The comfortable two
.Elstory BRICK DWELLING, situated on
King street, one door east ot Payne street, on
the north side. This house has been thorough
ly repaired—it has a good cellar, large back
buildings, and gas pipes running through the
bouse. Possession given immediately, tor terms
apply to [je b—3t] C. C. SMOOT.
Lost—An introductry l e t t e r
I from Mr. Hayes, of Baltimore, to Mr. Dot
termear, of Petersburg. The finder will confer
a iavor, by leaving the same at this office, or at
the Counting Room of
HOWARD k POOR,
j# 8—3t Daingerfield’s Wharf.
J' UST RECEIVED—Extra fine CHEWING
TOBACCO, of the following brands:—
California Gold Bar
Ne Plus Ultra Honey Dew
Prize Medal Brands, by
WILLIAM A. HART,
je 3 • Fairfax st., between King k Prime.
INDOW GLASS.— WASHINGTON T.
HJRPER has received and keeps on
hand by the single pane or box, all the various
sixes and kinds of WINDOW GLASS, which ne
will sell as low as the same article can be
bought in Alexandria__je 1
C AAA W ANTED.—Wanted on
J)e)sl/V* ^ bond mort8afe' ,our to
Ave thousand dollars, for five years. Real estate
security worth double the amount. Apply to
CORSE, SNOW DEN k CORSE.
my 24-dtf _Exchange Block.
\TOTICE.—A meeting of the subscribers to
the Stock of the Virginia Locomotive and
Cam MAxmcTTXiNO Company, will be held at
tifeeSce of the underlined, on Saturday. Ju»e
170, 3 •’«***. P A JR
t Sd . . .. T. PERKINS.
CJWHUtR TURPENTINE.- WASHINGTON
; OPT.- HJMHXX, he* just reeeived S hble.
'USAOdd far wh \y the nUen or hbl. ee low ee
jnAleeeadno._ . Je 2
T?KATHE$S,-25 bales new Feathers, now
P landiBg, and for sale by
*jj# % J. J. WHEAT k BROS.
IU
BRILLIANT SCHEMES,
To be drawn at Wilmington, Delaware,
IN JUNE, 1854.
GREGORY & MAURY, Managers*
51,000 DOLLARS!
LOTTERY for the benefit of the State ot Del
aware. Class 132, for 1854, drawn at Wil
mington, Del., on Suturduy. June 10th, 1854.
75 number lottery—12 drawn ballots!
SPLENDID SCHEME!
1 prize of $51,000 20 prizes of $6,000
1 do 25,134 128 do 500
&C., &C. &c.
Tickets $15, hi vs. 7,50, qrs. 3,75, eighths 1.87$.
Certificates of packag's 25 whole tickets $200 00
Do do 25 half do 100 00
Do do 25 quarter do 50 00
Do do 25 eighth do 25 00
38,000 DOLLARS!
LOTTERY for the benefit ot the State ot Del
aware. Class 138. tor 1854, drawn at IN il
niington, Del., on Saturday, June 17th. 1854.
13 drawn numbers out ot 75 !
SPLENDID LOTTERY!
1 prize ot $38,000 20 prizes of $500
1 do 20,000 20 do 400
1 do 10,255 20 do 300
4 prizes of 5,W0 122 do 2<)0
20 do l,oou &c.
Tickets $10; halves $5; quarters $2 50!
Certificates of pack'gs 25 whole tickets $130 00
Do do 25 half do 65 W
l>o do 25 quarter do 32 50
Go,W0 DOLLARS!
1‘ OTTERY for the benefit of the State of Del
^ aware. Class G, for 1854, drawn at NN il
mington. Del., on Saturday. June 2 \th. 18.>4.
7> number lottery—13 drawn ballots!
MAGNIFICENT SCHEME !
1 prize of $60,U00 2 prizes ot $->.0o<>
2 prizes of 3oj.HXt 2 prizes ot 3,230
2 do 20.01X) ) 00 do 1,000
2 do 10,000 173 do 600
2 do 6,000 &c., &c., fcc.
Tickets $20, halves 10, quarters 5, eighths 2 50
Certificates ot packag's 20 whole tickets,$2 /() 00
Do do 26 halt do 135 00
Do do 20 quarter do 07 50
Do do 20 eighth do 33 75
REORDERS for Tickets and Shares and Cer
tificates of Packages in the above Splendid Lot
teries, will receive the most prompt attention,
and an account of each drawing will be sent
immediately after it is over to all who order
from me. Address, P. J. BUCK KN , Agent
my 24—Im Wilmington. Delaware.
HENRY'S INVIGORATING CORDIAL,
PURELY VEGETABLE IN ITS COM
POSITION.—This invaluable CORDIAL, is
extracted from Herbs and Roots, vvhieii have
been tound after years of experience, by the most
skilful Physicians, to be possessed ot qualities
most beneficial in the diseases lor which it is re
commended, and hence whilst it is presented to
the public, as an efficacious remedy, it is also
1 known to be ot that character on w hich reliance
• . t _ i I
may be placed aslo ns saieiy. in
poteacy, Haemorrhages, Disordered Sterlity, Mens
truation. or Suppression ot the Menses, Huor
Albus or tor D K B I L I T Y arising from
any cause, such as weakness from sickness,
j where the patient lias been confined to bed lor
some time, tor Females after Confinement, Aboi
tion or Miscarriage, this Cordial cannot he ex
J celled in its salutary effects; or in loss of Muscu
i lar Energy, Irritability, Physical Prostration.
1 Seminal Weakness, Palpitation ot the Heart, ln
! digestion. Sluggishness, Decay ot the Procreative
i Functions, Nervousness, &c., where a IONIC
MEDICINE is required, it will be found equal, if
not superior to any Compound ever used.
T O FEMALES—HENRY S INN 1GORA
TING CORDIAL, is one of the most invaluable
MEDICINES in the many complaints to which
Females are subject. It assists nature to brace
the whole system, checks excesses, and creates
renewed health and happiness. Less suffering,
disease and unhappiness among Ladies would exist,
were they generally to adopt the use oi this C OR
D1AL. Ladies who are debilitated by those
diseases which females are liable to. are resfoi
ed by the use of a bottle or two. to bloom and to
vigor,
YOUNG MEN—Those diseases so fatal
to the existence of man. (and it is the young
who are most apt to become victims, trom an
ignorance of the danger to which they subject
themselves.) cause N E R V O l S DEB1L11 N ,
Weakness of the System, and Premature Decay.
Many of you may now be suffering, misled as to
the cause or source of disease. To those, then
who by excess have brought on themselves any
diseases creating Nervous Affections, or any
other consequences of unrestrained indulgences,
lessening both mental and bodily capacity,
•Hold! HENRY'S INVIGORATING COR
DIAL, a Medicine that is purely Vegeta
ble, will aid nature to restore those impor
tant functions to a healthy state, and will
prove of service to you. It possesses rare vir
tues, is a general remover oi diseases, and
strengthener of the system as a IONIC MEDI
CINE, it is unsurpassed. N\ e do not place this
i CORDIAL on a footing with quack medicines,
I and, as is customary, append a long list ot Re
commendations, Certificates, &<\, beginning with
"Hear what the Preacher says, and such like: it
is not necessary, lor "HENRN S INVIGORA
TING CORDIAL,'1 only needs a trial to pio\e
flint it n»-ill aPi'rim nlliill all SJlV.
THE GENLINE -HENRY'S INVIGORA
TING CORDIAL,’' is put up in Hoz Pannel Bot
tles. and is easily recognized l>y the Manufactu
rer's signature on the label ol each Bottle, (to
counterfeit which is forgery.)
i fpr Sold for Bottle; Six for $8; $16 p
dozen.
[Jjr* Prepared only by S. E. COHEN, No. 3
Franklin Row, Vine Street, below Eighth. Phila
delphia, Pa., to whom ALI. ORDERS MIST BE AD
DRESSED.
For sale by PEEL Ac SI EV ENS, Wholesale
Agents for the State of Virginia, to whom orders
from the State must be addressed.
jp* A liberal discount made to the trade and
dealers.
For sale also by Wr. H. GILMAN, Washington
City, IX C. jan 27—dly
SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS, FOR
jS GENTLEMEN S WEAR.— W. D. MJS
SjEY, Merchant Tailor, would call attention to
his stock of CLOTHS. CJSS1MERES avd
VESTISOS. embracing all the varieties ol qual
ity and shade to be found in the markets of the
Northern cities, which he is prepared To make up
in the best manner and latest fashion, at the very
j lowest prices.
Also, a good assortment of READY-MADE
CLOTHING, fashionably cut and properly made j
up. Also,
Fine and Common* Shirts; Collars;
Handkerchiefs; Cravats; Stocks;
Gloves; Half Hose; Umbrellas;
Suspenders; Ace., &c.
Thankful for former encouragement, no effort
shall be spared to merit future continued confi
dence, at the old stand, south side of King, one
door east of Royal streeT. ap 5—tf
rpHK ’HAZARD POWDER COMPANY,
I Manufacturers ok GI N POWrDER—
| Continue to furnish Gun Powder of all their
| well known brands, viz:—-Kentucky Rifle,
-Sea Shooting.” “American Sporting,*’ -ls
; Dias Rifle.'* -Electric," -Duck Shooting,
| in kegs, half and quarter kegs, and canisters of
! one pound each. Also, a full assortment of
j POWDER for BLASTING, and MINING pur
l poses, and for EXPORT. The reputation of their
GLTN POWDER is too well known to require
comment. For sale by the principal dealers in
this place, and at the office of the Company. 80
Wall St.,N. Y. City. A. G. HAZARD, Prest.
A. Fi Dorr,lass. Sec y. N. Y..ap 6—d3m
SOAP—The subscribers, agents for the sale
of MYRICK’S SOAPS, offer for sale
boxes Chemical Olive Soap
3000 do Pale do
2CH>0 do Brow n do, w arranted equ
al to any manufactured, put up in packages to
suit, without charge. J. B. A. & S. ALLEN,
7 and 8, South Wharves, Philadelphia.
Philadelphia, mh 18—3m_
/CHEMICAL FERTILIZER—Each Barrel
1/ contains of Salts of Potash, 60 lbs., Sulphate
-ofAnomonia, It lbs., Salt* of Soda, 20 lb*., Sup.
Phosphate of Lime, 80 lb*., Animal Carbon,
rm lb*. Price $3 per bbl. For sale at the
Agricultural Warehouse, Fairfax, street, Alex
andria, Va., by £ap 27] R. S, HUCK,
il i /VllllJL/XVXli. ^
DRUOS,^HBMICAL8» Ac._
GLENN’STRUE VERBENA WATER —
This delightful perfume prepared by a
chemical process from the hot house plant,
“Lemon Trifolia,” is confidently recommended
to the Ladies in particular, on account its re
freshing and delightful odor. It contains all
the fragrance of the plant itself in a concentrated
form, and will be found very usetul lor remo\
ing the langour occasioned by crowded rooms,
Ac5, also as a delicious perfume for the hand
kerchief, and will be found much cheaper than
the extracts, yet equally good, and a plea
sant change for Cologne Water, Ac. Glenns
Rose Geranium Water; Glenn s Citronella Wa
ter; Glenn’s Musk Toilet Water; concen
trated and delicate perfumes; Glenn's Roman
Kalydor for beautifying the complexion; Glenn s
Indian Oil, for gradually changing the color ot
the Hair; tor sale, together with an assortment
of Glenn’s celebrated perfumery by
R. E. STONE, Alexandria, Va.
^General Depot, 20, south 4th st.. Philadel
phia. where all orders should be addressed,
my Id—lm
PATENT MEDICINES,Ac.—McLane s Liv
er Pills; McLane s Vermifuge; Corn Plan
ters; Sands Sarparilla; Bulls ditto; Stabler s
ditto; Railways Ready Relief; Mexican Mus
tang Liniment; Ayre s Cherry Pectoral; Rhu
barb Root; Extract Hyosciamus; Sweet Oil in
Bottles; Brown's Ess. Jamaica Ginger, and Ex
tract Liquorice. Received, and tor sale by
JNO. LEADBEATER,
je 3 Stabler*!* old stand. Fairfax st.
DALE'S AROMATIC TOOTH POWDER
—For healing diseased Gums, removing
Parasitical Animalcule, Fetid Matter or lartar
from the Teeth, and leaving them perfectly
clean, and brilliantly polished, without injury to
the enamel. ITT* Nicely put up in glass boxes,
and lor sale by
JOHN A. MIL BURN, N. E. cor. King
je and Wash-sts.
11RKSH DRUGS, Ac.—Sal /Eratus; Cream
^ of Tartar; Pearl Sago; Tapioca; Carriwav
Seed; Coriander Seed; Cardamon Seed; Aniseed;
Citric Acid; Tartaric Acid; Sal Soda: Lupuhn;
Acetate of Zinc; Irish Moss; Beeswax; Senna:
Chammornile Flowers; Blue Stone; ( ascarilla;
Ground Cinnamon; Mustard, Ac., for sale by
je B. C. MAJOR, Apothecary.
MORSES’ A HENRY'S Invigorating Cor
dial, Osgood's India Chologogue, Rowl
and s Tonic Mixture, Stabler* Cherry Expec
torant and Diarrhiea Cordial, Mexican Mustang
Liniment, (new table,) tor sale in quantities to
suit, by PEEL A STEV ENS,
je S [Sent.] Wholesale Druggists. I
PATENT M E D l CI N ES.—upham’s Pile
Electuary; Davis' Pain Killer; Jayne s Ver
mifuge; Bull s Sarsaparilla; Mexican Mustang
Liniment, just received, and for sale by
JAS. ENTWISLE, Jit., Apothecary,
i,, ;> onp. Sarenta Hall.
BULL'S SARSAPARILLA; Ayer s Cherry
Pectoral; Brown's Essence Ginger: Barry’s
Tricopherous: Lyon's Katheiron; and Rapp's
Rheumatic Ointment, just received, and tor sale
by [je 7 J B. C. MAJOR, Apothecary.
1) ETA BAGA TURNIP SEED—
Mangel Wurtzel Beet do
Long Green Cucumber do just received
and for sale by JOHN LEADBEA 1 EK,
je 8 Fairfax street.
1)0RTF MONA1ES.—A very complete as
sortment of the most approved styles, and
ot superior quality, just received, and for sale by
je9 J. A. MILBURN. Apothecary.
1 FAHNESTOCKS VERMIFUGE.—A full
^ supply of this unexcelled medicine, just re
ceived, and for sale by JNO. A. MILBLRN,
je 7 Druggist, N. E. cor. King & Wash. sts.
IAAA LBS. BEST PUTTY, manufactured
with pure Linseed Oil. for sale by
PEEL k STEVENS.
je 6 Wholesale Druggists.
I IN SEED OIL, of very best quality, receiv
j ed and for .sale in lots to suit purchasers,
j,- 2 H. COOK k CO., Sarepta Hall.
1)KST LINSEED OIL in bbls.; Boiled do,
|) on draught.
je 7 PEEL k STEVENS,
In BBLS. Ethereal Oil, Spirits Turpentine
Ml and Camphine, for sale at market price,
je 8 [Sen.] PEEL k STEVENS.
SARATOGA WATER, in bottles.
0 je 7 PEEL k STEVENS.
An GROCE OF MATCHES, in round wood
( )\ ) boxes, [je 6] PEEL k STEVENS.
fTYHE GREAT PIANO AND MUSIC KS
J TA BUSH M ENT.—HORACE WATERS,
Xtt Broadway, New York.—THE BES1 AND
MOST IMPROVED PIANOS AND MKLO
DEONS. T. Gilbert k Co.'s World's Fair Premi
um Pianos, with or without the JEolean, and irith
iron frames and tirrular srales. l'he merit o!
these instrumenss is too well known to need
further commendation. Gilbert s Boudoir Pia
nos. an elegant instrument tor small rooms.—
HALLfcTT k CUMSTON’S PIANOS, of the
old established firm of Hallet k Co. Mr. \N .
being sole agent for all the above Pianos, can
offer them lower than any other house. HORACE
WATERS’ PIANOS, manufactured expressly
for him, having great power ot tone and elasticity
ol touch. SiS dkoadway is ine largest uepui i
lor Musical Instruments in this country, afford
ing an opportunity for selections not to be had
elsewhere. Second-hand PIANOS at great bar
gains. Prices from $b<> to $175. Every instru
ment fully warranted or the money refunded.
M ELOD E() N S.—GOC)DMAN A BALI)
WIN'S P A T E N T O K G A N M E L O
I) E O N S, with two banks ol keys—a sweet
and powerful instrument. Prices from $75 to
$ouu. S. 1). A H. W. SMITH'S celebrated
M ELOD EONS, MARTIN'S unrivalled GUI
TARS. BROWNS HARPS, FLUTINAS, VI
OLINS, BRASS INSTRUMENTS, Ac., Ac.
Dealers supplied with PIANOS AND MELO
DEONS at factory prices. 12^ ^ cent discount
to Clergymen.
MUSI C.—This list comprises the pro
ducts of the great masters of both the Amer
ican and European continents, and is re
ceiving constant additions by an extensive
publication of the choice and popular pieces
of the day. D E A L E R S I N M U S I C,
and Teachers of Seminaries wishing to pur
chase any music published, or make arrange
ments for continued supplies of Mr. Water's
new issues, will find it to their interest to call or
forward their orders.
MUSIC sent to any part ol the Union or Can
adas. postage free. HORACE WATERS.
New York, ap 3—d3m
Highly important to those in
WANT OF FURNITURE AND HOUSE
FURNISHING ARTICLES, at the cheap cash
Uphi>lstery and Furniture Ware Rooms, southwest
corner of King and Pitt streets. opposite the Marshall
House. I would embrace this opportunity to
thank my friends and the public generally, for
their very generous patronage, and would re
spectfully assure ihem if they give me a call
they shall not be disappointed with regard to
quality or price ot any article embraced in the
business. I am induced to make these very
flattering offers from a determination to accom
modate one and all at the lowest cash price, be
lieving that "a quick penny is better than a slow
shilling.” I am prepared to furnish BEDS,
BOLSTERS and PILLOWS, CURLED HAIR,
(any quality or price,) Cotton and Shuck MAT
TRESSES,’SOFA, Pew and Chair CUSHIONS,
LOUNGES, Union and Chamber CHAIRS. I
have on hand. Sideboards, Bureaus, dining and
breakfast Tables, cane and wood seat, rocking
and sitting Chairs, Looking Glasses, large and
small sixes; Clocks, eight day and thirty hours ;
and numerous other articles not necessary to
enumerate. Give me a call, at least, before you
purchase, and see for yourselves.
N. B.—Old Sofas, Mattresses, Cushions, and
all kind ol UPHOLSTERING work, repaired
without delay. Second hand FURNITURE
bought or exchanged in part pay for new.
ap 8—tf JAMES H. DEVAUGHN.
Tarnishes a*d japanwashing
TOM T. HARPER has pit received
from the manufacturer, a superior article of
Demeir, Furniture, extra light Coach Bbdy, and
Brown Japan, by the barrel or small quantity, r
tW Sign of the Whale. je 1
BOOKS AND STATIONERY. _
MORE NEW BOOKS.—Life in Abyssinia,
being notes collected during three years
residence and travel in that country, by .Mans
field Parkyns, illustrated, 2 vol9. $2^ •>*>.
Bartlett's Personal Narrative of Exploration
and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California,
Sonora, and Chihuahua, in 2 vols. with maps and
illustrations. Svo., cloth $5.
Farmingdale, by Caroline I homas. No work
of fiction of the day equals it. 2 vols. paper
covers, 75c. 1 vol. cloth. $1.
Ward's Trial—A full and authentic report ot
the testimony on the trial ot Matt. f. V\ ard,
25 cts.
The Chemistry of Common Life, by .lames
F. W. Johnston. M. A., F. R. S. etc.. No. 2,
comprising two numbers of the English edition,
25c.
Delissers Interest and Average Tables, 7 p ct.
a new* method, combining accuracy, speed, and
simplicity, by which the interest on any amount
from #1 to $%60U, for any period can be found
at a glance. $ 1.
The Knout and the Russians, or the Muscovite
empire, the Czar and his People, by Germain de
Lagny, 12mo., cloth. $1.
Seoanes Dictionary’ ot the Spanish and Eng
lish Languages, abridged from the authors lar
ger works by \ elasquez, 1 vol. in two paits, $2.
Dr. Smith’s History of Greece, revised, with
Appendix, illustrated with wood engravings,
$1. ...
Our Parish, or Pastor and his People, .$1 2«>.
Farm Implements, and the principles ol their
construction and use. an elementary and famil
iar treatise on Mechanics, Ate., w ith 2UU illus
trations, $1.
Vara, or the Child of Adoption, $E
The Hive ol the Bee Hunter, a Repository ot
Sketches, including peculiar American < harac
ter. Scenery, and Rural Sports, by’ 1. B. 1 horpe.
of Louisiana, $1.
Behind the Scenes, by Lady' Bulwer Lytton,
$1 25. „
Fern Leaves, from Fanny s Port folio, 2d se
ries, $1 25. . . ...
A fresh supply of The Revised ( ode ot » n
ginia, and Mayo’s Guide to Magistrates.
Just published, and lor sale by
JAS ENTWISLE At SON.
No. 2, Exchange Block.
-yy E W B O O K S at FRENCH’S Bonk- and
Periodical Depot.
Persons and Pictures from the histories of
France and England, from the Norman Con
quest to the fall of the Stuarts, by Henry Wil
liam Herbert, author of the "Cavaliers of Eng
land.” "Oliver Cromwell," “Roman Traitor."
1 vol. 12mo. cloth, $1 25.
Farmingdale, by* Caroline 1 homas. just pub
lished by Appletons. 75 cts.
Reginald Lyle, by Miss Pardoe, author of
• Lite of Marie de Medicis, “Confessions ot a
pretty Woman, etc., complete m one volume,
5U cts.
The Rival Beauties, or Love and Diplomacy,
a sequel to the Royal favorite, 5Uc.
The Road to Ruin, or the Dangers of the
Town, by Edwin F. Roberts, 25c.
The Curse of Clilton. by Mrs. Southworth.
$1; The Mother-in-law, by do., 50 cts.; 'Ihe De
serted Wife, by do.. 5o cts.; The Discarded
Daughter, by do., $1; Virginia and Magdelen.
by do., 50 cts.; Retribution, or the Vale ot Sha
dows, by do., 25 cts. je ;>
I ATE ARRIVALS OF NEW BOOKS, at
j No. 2, Exchange Block.
Fern Leaves from Fanny's Port Folio, second
series, with engravings, $1 25.
Life and its Aims, in two parts—part 1st,
Ideal Life—part 2d, Actual Life—1 vol. 12 mo.
cloth, $1.
Struggles for Life, or the Autobiography ol
a Dissenting Minister. 12 mo. cloth. $1.
Vara, or the Child of Adoption, a very inter
esting hook, being a sketch ot a Missionary
Family in one of the Pacific Islands. $1.
The Dodd Family Abroad, by Charles Lever,
esq., 75 cts.
A Treatise on the Principles and Practice ot
Levelling, by T. W. Simms. C. E., »>*1 25.
The Morning Watches and Night Watches, by
the author of‘-The Faithful Promise." 03c.
The Woodcutter of Lebanon, and the Exiles ot
Lucerna, by the author ol "Morning and Night
Watches," 50c.
A large assortment of Port Monnaies. at very
low prices. JAS. ENTW1SLE A SON.
jel _ _
C1UMM1NG ON DANIEL.—Prophetic Studies
) —Lectures on the Book of Daniel, by the
Rev. John Cnmming, author of -Apocalyptic
Sketches, Ac.,;' uniform American edition, price
75 cts.
Life and its Jlims, in two parts—part first.
Ideal Lite; part second, Actual Lite, $1.
Cottons Map of the Lnited States, showing
the country from 1 lie Atlantic to the Pacific. t»2
X 55 inches, mounted. $5. Just received and
for sale by |je 8] ROB I . BELL.
PUTNAM’S MONTHLY MAGAZINE, i*>r
June, a very interesting number of this
popular work, price 25 cts. Just published, lor
Lie by JAS. ENTWISLE A SON,
je No. 2, Exchange Block.
1 TRANK LESLIE'S LADIES’ GAZETTE.
^ of Paris. London and New York Fashions,
tor June, at FRENCH' Rook and Periodical De
pot. This is the most elegant number ever is
CHINA, GLASS, EARTHENWARE, &r.
rpo BUILDERS, AND OTHERS.—By an
I arrival from Antwerp at New W>rk.l ex
pect to receive in a few days OUU boxes BEL
GIAN WINDOW GLASS of my own importa
tion.
T his lot has been carefully selected as to quali
ty and I can supply builders and others upon fa
\orable terms with a superior article.
5 mo 25 R. H. MILLER.
1.TNAMELLED WINDOW GLASS.—Just
j received a handsome assortment of EN
AMELLED WINDOW GLASS, lor hall doors,
transom and side lights, in sizes to suit.
5 mo 25 K- H. MILLER.
1 TRENCH WINDOW GLASS.— I2M boxes
^ WINDOW GLASS, assorted qualities,
sizes from 9 X 11, to 14 X 2<», which will he
sold low. [5 mo 25] R. H. MILLER.
FANCY ARTICLES, «Jtc.
Musical instruments and jew
elry.—On hand, an assortment of cele
brated PIANOS, from lour different manufacto
tories ol the highest estimation, of which pur
chasers may take the advantage of satisfying
their own tastes; sold at manufacturer's prices,
and warranted. Also, an extensive assortment
of VIOLINS, amongst them some old rarities,
viz: Cremona. Guarnerius, and Andre Steiner;
Melodeons. of the last improved styles—Guitars,
Flutes, Fifes, Clarionets, and Accordeons, of
every size. Also, a large assortment of the new
style JEWELRY, WATCHES, AND CLOCKS
WATCHES caretiiMv repaired and warranted.
RASCHE & PFLU EGER,
sep 3 opposite Sarepta Hall, King-st
STOCKS AND COLLARS, tor gentlemen's
wear, always on hand and tor sale cheap,
at H. B. WHITTINGTON Ac CO.'S
je 8 Variety Store.
EMPIRE CABS.—A further supply of those
superior Empire Cabs, at reduced prices,
just received at [je 7] C. C. BLRR^ S.
HOUSE-KEEPERS PLEASE NOTICE.—
It is the business of the subscriber to fur
nish articles necessary or convenient in House
keeping.
My variety embraces Wooden-Ware. Willow
Ware, Hardware, Tin. plain and painted. Britan
nia and Silver plated ware, Brushers. Feather
Dusters, Door Mats, &c.
Many articles in this line cannot be found
eLewhere in Alexandria.
GOODS bought, not suiting, may be returned.
House-keepers are invited to examine my varie
ty and prices. JOHN OGDEN,
mh 29 Next to Theatre Building
MMONIATEP SUPER PHOSPHATE
OF LIME, carefully prepared, and highly
recommended by those w’ho hare used it For
sale at the Agricultural Warehouse, Fairfax
street, by [ap 26] R. S. HCCK.
OOL WANTED.—The market price paid
tor Wool.
my 30 J. J. WHEAT & BROS.
DRY GOODS, Ac.___
IIL EGA NT FLOOR OIL CLOTHS.—Just
received and on sale ‘Jo sheets ol Goods in
the above line, which we are rapidly cutting up
as per diagrams.
Those in want ot Oilcloths which are as rich
as can be produced by the most faithful work
manship and materials, will do well to call and
examine our stock. On a specimen ot the qual
ity of the hotly of the cloth we have on exhibi
tion is a most lile-like portrait of Washington,
to which the attention of the public is invited.
To the manufacturers ot these Oilcloths wa^
awarded the highest class medal at the World s
Fair. New York.
Amongst the designs will he found heauti
tul imitation Mosaic inlaying patterns ol dow
ers on vanegated tiles, on very heavy body.
Tapestry patterns after rich velvet carpets.
Oak and walnut-grained pannels.
Marble, granite, and porcelain tiles and chintz
patterns. .
Also, a stock of rich Berlin and Leipzic '1 able
Oilcloths, from 4 to S-4 wide.
Housekeepers in want of goods in the above
line w ill do well to call on us soon, as we find
it difficult to keep up a full supply ot such as we
now have. CLAGKTT Ac DODSON.
Washington, my 1 ■*—eo.'tw
Dry goods of select grades—
Fourth Instalment.—We are hourly open
ing the fourth instalment of our purchases this
spring of rich Fancy and Staple Dry-Goods, com
bining all the novelties in our line, and it may be
added, that our Stock of Goods, lor general fami
ly consumption, w as never so complete as now'.
A full stock of Mourning Goods constantly on
hand; also, a vast supply ol Goods adapted for
youths’ and misses’wear.
Lustrangers who may not know where the
best bargains are to be obtained are cordially in
vited to examine our stock, it Gut lor their own
gratification.
CsTWe make daily additions to our stock
throughout the entire season.
lyGood articles, low prices, and fair dealing
may be relied on in all cases.
PERRY Ac BROTHER,Central Stores,
opp. Centre Market, City ol Wash n.
Washington, ap 19—tf
Hosiery and gloves.—iurper $
Mcl'EIGIL otler tor sale a large and gen
eral assortment of Ladies, Gents, and Misses
Hosiery and Gloves. j
Ladies white, mixed, bro. and b!k. Cotton Hose
do do do do do Lambs wool do 1
Misses do do do do Cotton do j
do do do Fancy and Lambs wool do ;
Boys do do do Cotton Halt Hose \
i Gents do do bro. do do do do !
Gents white, col d., and hlk. Kid Gloves, very j
superior
do do do do Silk do
d„ do do do Thread and Cotton do
Ladies and Misses Kid, Silk. Cotton and Thread
Gloves, in great variety
Ladies and Misses Black Silk Mitts and Gloves,
just received, and lor sale, at the Notion House ot j
my 10 HARPER & McVElGH.
HARPER & BRO., received this day. by
Express, another supply of !
Summer Silks, some very low-priced
White figd Muslin; White Merino
French Chintz, small figures tor children
1 piece solid Pink, pretty and fast color
Barage De Lains, plaid and figured
English Crape, pink and white Crape, Paarasols
and Parasoletts, some for children; Grass Skirts,
Moreen Skirting. Cassimere, small figure, for
business coats; do, do do do, for boys; green,
blue, and black Summer Cloths. Black Silk
Lace. 11-4 and 12-4 Bleached Sheeting, &c , all
of which will he sold cheap, at the corner of
King and Royal streets. ap 25
TTTHITE, blue, and pink Counterpanes;
\\ plain and embroidered Swiss Muslins;
Damask Table Linen and Cloths; Russia, Huck
aback, and Linen Towelling: Pillow' Case Cot
tons and Linen; 10-4, and 12-4 Linen and ( otton
Sheetings: 20 pieces superior Irish Linen; 100
pieces bleached Cotton, v ery cheap; Lawns. Ber
ages; Challies. and Ginghams; black nett Mitts
and Gloves: Lisle Thread anil Cut Silk Gloves;
15 pieces Black Silk Laces; 25 pieces white,
black and colored Silk Fringes, tor sale low by
je 9 TAYLOR & HUTCHISON.
VSHBY, HERBERT & CO., would call the
especial attention of their friends from the
| country and the public generally, to their large
; and splendid assortment of FOREIGN ash
| DOMESTIC DRY GOODS, which they will
. sell at a small profit to punctual customers, and
j very low fur cash.
Purchasers in town or country will find it to
! their interest to examine their stock belbre they
j buy. ap 2k>
Dress goods.—k wjtmer b
BRO.. hav e just received another supply of
Grenadines, Eugeiiias, Berage. plain and figured
Jaconets. Lawns. Ginghams, Berage de Laities.
Kc.. many of which have been bought exrtnl
ingly loir, and will be sold at about half the origi
nal cox/. my 1
C1RAPE SHAWLS.—A splendid assortment
/ of plain and embroidered Cantos Crape
| Shavvi.s. at various prices and qualities, from #5
j up. Together with an assortment ot De Lain.
! Berage, and embroidered Cashmere Shawls—
just received, at MEYHNBERG A BROS,
my ■>
VLhAAADKK > KID — v> t* nave
just received tlie celebrated KIDGLO\ KS
1 ol Alexander's make, to which we invite our
| customers. MEYENBERG A BROS,
j Remember that there area tew boxes left ol
j Saloon's at .'IT Y and other makes, at 20 cts. a
i pair. my '*
i)RYAX, ADAMS & CO., have just received
) an assortment of beantitill TAPESTRi.
| MU SSELS, IMPERIAL THREE-PLY, and
i SI PER INGRAIN CARPET IMIS. They
! have on band, and will receive 4-4. 0-1. and S-4
Floor OIL CLOTHS Also. Hall and Passage
do., cut to suit'diagrams. mh 22—eo2m
"ITT ILL I AM X. BERKLEY has just opened
y f and is selling cheap—
Fancr Lawns, black do., fancy Prints
French Worked Collars. Hosiery
Linen Drills, Bed Ticking, bleached Cot
tons, Ac. Call early and get desirable and cheap
I GOODS. ie s
J A DIES' am. GENTLEMENS GLOVES.
j Best Kid Gloves, tor Ladies and Gents
Silk and Thread do. lor do do
Also. Black Twisted Silk Mitts, long and
short, at [je 5] WM. X. BERKLEY’S.
JUST RECEIVED BY EXPRESS—4 pieces
beautiful black SILKS, which will be sold
a great bargain.
jeS WILLIAM X. BERKLEY.
£ 10RSETS.— We have just received an as’
sortment of Mrs. Boyce’s LINEN CORS
ETS. to which we invite the attention ot the
ladies, [je 0] G. K. WTTMER A BRO.
1 FURNITURE DIMITY, from 3-4 to 9-8
^ wide, in store, and for sale cheap, by
je 9 G. K. WTTMER A BRO.
C1ARPE1INGS. Mattings, Oil (.'loth', and
j Rugs, received and tor sale cheap by
je 1 G. K. WTTMER A BRO.
SADDLE. HARNESS. AND TRUNK MAN
_ UFACTORY .— The subscriber wishes to
ketjt it before the public, that he is still In ttnen. at
his OLD STAND. on King street, second door
above St. Asaph, w hich has been neatly refitted,
and keeps constantly on hand, of his own manu
facture. #11 articles iu his line, and hopes the
public will still continue to extend that liberal
patronage heretolore extended to him. and in
; order to merit it, he keeps the best material, enr
ploys the best workmen, and consequently, can,
and w ill sell better bargains than can be sold else
where. Call and examine his STOCK—it will
give him pleasure to show any article.
All ORDERS promptly attended t<f RE
PAIRING done at the shortest notice, and in
the neatest manner.
ap 4—tf WM. F. PADGETT.
MEXICAN GUANO.—The undersigned
Sole Agent* for the sale of MEXICAN
NO, ih this City, have now on hand* a good
supply of this permanent fertilizer,
mh 39—tf FOWLE k CO.
WT001* purchased by
TT «p2* DANIEL F. HOOE
GROCERIES, Ate*_,..
PAINTS, OIL, &c —
White Lead, pure and extra in Oil
Red Lead, dry and in Oil
Paris Green do do
Chrome Green do do
Chrome Yellow do do
Virdagris do do
Prussian Blue do do
Linseed Oil, raw and boiled
Turpentine, Litharage, Yellow Ochre. > e
nitian Red; Chinese and American Vermillion:
Putty; Lamp Black; Black Lead, and Imperial
Black Paint; bright Varnish. Ac.; Paint Brushes,
all sizes, and of best quality, for sale low by
STEPHEN SHINN A SON,
ap j Janney's Wharf.
BAYNE, BUCKNER a CO., are now receiv
ing, and offer tor sale. cor. King and W ater
streets;
41 > hhds. N O. Sugar
50 hags Rio Coffee
| 50 b!»ls. N. O. Molasses
10 hhds. Cardenas do
50 kegs Lewis’s pure White Lead
50 “ other brands “ j‘*
Da S. BLACKLOCK are now receiving
# per packets from Boston, New York, and
Philadelphia, their Spring purchases of GROCE
RIES. W INES, BRANDIES. DOMESTIC LI
QUORS. Ac., all 01 which have been purchased
at very low prices. I hey would im ite Mer
| chants and others to call and examine their
| stock belore they make their purchases,
ap 4—eotf
1/v CASKS PURE PORT WINE
J [ ) 20 ^ and l casks French Brandy
75 bids. Old Whiskey, in store, which we
i will sell to punctual customers, as low as they
I can buy in any marker North or South.
ROACH A WASHINGTON.
jp o Union-street.
! 4ITK have just received a fresh supply of
\\ English and American PICKLES. Wor
cestershire SAUCE, Walnut. Mushroom and To
mato CATSUP. OLIVES. CAPERS. PEPPER
S\UCE and ESSENCES, of different kinds.
T, M. McCORMICK A CO.,
mv 07 Theatre Building.
0/1 BBLS. N. O. MOLASSES
Ox ) ’> tierces fresh Rice
lu casks Shoulder Bacon
1 •• Hams 41 Landing this day,
and for sale bv
je i ROACH A WASHINGTON.
I POTATOES.—
On bbls. Red Mercer Potatoes
5n bags W'hite do do. Received this
dav P» r Steamer Columbia, and lor sale by
v 3d HARPER A BOUSH.
¥ —
v BARRELS No. I Potomac Herring
■' [ f 50 bbls. No. 1 Shad
10,000 lbs. Sides, and Shoulder Bacon
40<KJ lbs. Hams, lor sale by
my 26 KINCHELOE A CO. _
l^ERUVIAN GUANO.—1400 tons Peruvian
Y Guano, now going in store, and to arrive,
per barques Teal and Albus, direct trom the (.bin*
cha Islands, for sale by
ap 1:1 HOWARD A POOR
1) ED FORD MINERAL WATER—10 bar
) rels. and 10 half bbls. BEDFORD MINE
RAL WATER, this day received direct trom
the Springs, and tor sale by
je 5 McVEIGH A CHAMBERLAIN.
11VERPOOL SALT.—10,000 Sacks coarse
j and kink SALT, just received by Barques
London and Carl Auguste, for sale by
my 19 FOWLE A CO.,
tCHAMPAGNE WINE.— -5 baskets Heidsic,
j in quarts: 10 baskets do, in pints, of Re
| nauld A Francois importation, just received and
| lor sale bv [my 3*)] R. H. HUN ION.
POTOMAC HERRING—A lot of prime
Potomac Herring, in whiskey bbls., just
l received, and for sale by
j my 22 GREEN, SUTTLE A CO.
Bacon AND LARD —
•Jo buds. Sides, Shoulders, and Hams
i 10 bbls. Leaf Lard. For sale low bv
je 5 J. J. WHEAT A BROS.
PICKLES.—Cucumbers in J and I gallon
jars, of fine quality, just received ; on hand.
, Catsups and Sauces, of various kinds, lor sale at
je 0 WHITE’S, Post-office corner.
PERUVIAN GUANO.—10o0 tons Peruvian
Guano, in store and arriving from Chincha
| Inlands, for sale by HOWARD A POOR,
mv 26 Daingeifield's Wharf.
POTOMAC HERRINGS.— loo bbls. No. 1.
Potomac Herrings in store, and tor sale, by
j T. M. McCORMICk b CO.
mv 27 Theatre Building.
I 'll 7*0< >L.—The subscriber wishes to purchase
y\ urt.Ooo tbs. WOOL, tor the Auckland
Factory, for which the highest market price
J will l»e paid, [je 5] ROBT. H. HI NI ON.
I)RANDY AND PORT WINE—very old
y and superior, tor sale by
K. A. MARBURY,
mv 27 Fowle’s Wharf.
I ON DON BROWN STOUT —40 dozen re
j <-ei\ed and tor sale. Also, 16 packages
| Younger s Scotch Ale. by
• )/ W W V TONS OK PERUVIAN GUANO,
^g\ M M ) daily expected per Ships Ailsa and
Beatrice, from the Uhincha Islands, lor sale by
ap 22—dtf S. S. MASTERS be SON.
1)LAISTER.— lOu t«»ns Windsor Plaister. re
ceived per Brig Candace. For sale by M.
ELDRIDGE. Union Wharf, east side Dainger
| field’s new block. my 27—Iw
HERRING.'—bbls. prime lull roe family
Herring:‘Hh) bbls. No. I Herring, in store
and lor sale low by S. SHINN Ac SON.
J my In .lanney’s Wharl.
PERUVIAN GUANO of direct importation,
lor sale by the single ton or otherwise, by
j nih is DANIEL F. HOOF.
i rnOBXCCO AM) SEGAKS. in store and for
J sale by F. A. MARBURY.
I ' my 27 Fowle's Wharf.
(1 HA MI’AGNE WIN E.— lb baskets different
j Brands, just received, and for sale by
jefi JOS. GRIM ES.
rT UNPOWDER TEA, in store, and for sale
J by F. A. MARBURY,
my ‘if Towle g Wharf.
SMALL HAMS.—100 small sized Hams,just
received at
i je f» WHITE'S. Post-office corner.
0L1\ E OIL.— lb dozen, for sale bv
F. A. MARBURY.
ray 27 Fowle’s Wharf.
i J .....
i HHDS. PRIME SHOULDERS, BACON,
pj received this day. and for sale bv
je 2 FLEMING Ac DOUGLASS.
MEXICAN GUANO.—20 tons Mexican
Guano, in store, and for sale by
my 30 J. .!. WHEAT Ac BROS.
hWk BBLS* Rectified whiskey, land'
1 J \ M f ing this dav, and for sale low bv
je 2 ROACH Ac WASHINGTON.
VIT HITE LEAD.—bO kegs “Lewis’s" Pure
7 7 Lead, received and for sale bv
my 30 J. J. WHEAT Ac BROS.
G1 UANO.—600 tons No. 1 PERUVIAN
T GUANO, in store, and for sale by
my 27 HUME. MARSHALL Ac WARD.
G1 UANO.—100 tons PERUVIAN GUANO,
T direct from Uhincha Islands, for sale by
jan IS GREEN. frUTTLE Ac CO.
Bacon.—3000 ibs. mountain bacon,
HOG ROUND, in store, and for sale by
my 27 HUME, MARSHALL Ac WARD.
0/\ BOXES English Dairy Cheese, for sale by
fjU my 1* R. H HUNTON.
\TAILS.—S'jO kegs Avalon Nails, for salt by
jl je> J. J. WHEAT MBROS.
LARD.—600 &». No. I Lard, just received at
js 6 WHITE'S, Post-oAe# earner. .
TflAR.—60 bbls. TAR, for sale by
± my 30 THOMAS k DYER.
BOOTS AND SHOES.
SHOE STORE.—To my customers, and t« tk«
public generally, I return my grateful thank*
lor a liberal share ol* their patronage during the
last few' years, and by endeavoring to keep ou
hand everything within my line of business, l
hope to merit a continuance of their favors. My
I stock of GOODS consists in part, as follows:
LADIES WEAR
Whole and half Gaiters, black
Do do do fancy colored
' Morocco and Kid Buskins and Slippers
j Do Seal Walking Shoes.
MISSES, AND CHILDRENS WEAR.
Black Morocco Boots and Slip|>ers
Fancy Gaiters
Bronze and light-colored Slippers and Buskin*
GENTLEMEN $ WEAR.
I French calfskin stitched and pegged Boots
Gaiters, Monroes, Jeffersons, and Slippers,
j Together with all other varieties and qualities
; of work worn by gentlemen.
BOYS AND YOCMS'
j Boots an<l Shoes, warranted to give satisfaction,
j and on a> literal terms, (quality considered,) as
1 in any other house in town.
Come and examine for yourselves.
oct 27 RICHARD Y. CROSS.
Henry l. simpson, (&&§mi street, third
store from Kin# street.) would respectfully
call the attention of his friends of the Town and
Country to his very extensive stock of BOOTS
( AND SHOES, suitable for the present and ap
proaching season j which, as usual, he otfei* lor
sale at fair living prices. His stock consists in
part of the following very seasonable articles,
! viz:
I Ladies Morocco and Seal Walking Shoes
j *• u Slippers
j “ Gaiters
“ Boots (morocco and seal)
Misses and Children's Boots and Shoe*
Gentlemen's Calf, Kipp, and Burt Boot*
44 »4 44 4* Shoe*
Bovs “ and Kipp Boot*
cl u Shoe*
Youths “ and Kipp Boots
44 “ u Shoes
Men's thick Boots and Brogans, No. 1, for farm
ing and similar purposes, and in >hort. every ar
ticle usually found in a well-stocked Boot and
Shoe establishment.
N. B.—I should be most happy to receipt the
bills which 1 have rendeied to my friends, if they
would only give me an opportunity. (1 hope I
an understood.) _ oct ^
I VTOTICE—BOOTS and SHOES.—T he »ub
; scriber would most respectfully invite the
attention of his friends and the public generally,
| to his stock of BOOTS and SHOES, comprising
in part as lollows. to wit:
1. A OIKS' W'KAR.
Gaiters, black, brow n, tan, pearl, and other Uucy
colors.
Black Morocco wots and Musk ms
Parodi Boots, Slippers, and French Ties
Bronze and tan colored Boots and Parodi*
MISSES WEAR.
Black, brown, and pearl colored Gaiters
Black and Bronze Parodi Boots and 'l’ies
Buskins and Slippers
Substantial Goat Boots
A variety of children's Shoes, of various colors
and patterns
GENTLEMEN S and YOUTH'S WEAR
Calf. Sewed and Pegged Boots
Detached and Congress Gaiters
t Ox lord Pies. Monroes, and Slippers, ot various
j qualities. Together with many other articles
! usually found in a well appointed Shoe store,
i All kinds ot work made to order, and warrant
I ed to please, and on as easy terms as anv house
i in this city. R. PL BUCHANAN,
i mh 9—tf King-st
Attention all—The undersigned mo»t
respectfully calls tiie attention ot the citi
j zen»of Alexandria, and others visiting the city.
! to their large assortment ot BOO 1S AND SHOES,
| AND GAITERS, AND MISSES AND CHIL
DREX SHOES, which they otf«-r on terms a*
reasonable as at any other establisnment in the
: city. As most of their work is made under their
[ immediate superintendence, they can warrant it
j tor durability.
X. B—We would most respectfully call the
! attention of the public to our tall stock ol w ork,
i which is very large, such as KIP and COARSE
! BOOTS AND SHOES, which we are determined
I to sell low* for cash.
All orders for work w ill receive the stride.
! attention.
JOHN L. SMITH SON, Fairfax street.
Sf»p 5—tf 4 doors north ol King
FIltK 1XSI HAXCK NOTICII.
rilHE FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY OF
J ALEXANDRIA, continues to insure against
Fire, generally, in J own and ( ountry, ashereto
; fore, on the most reasonable terms.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
Anthony P. Govkk. President.
I William Fowle, I hornas Keith,
Dwight Metcalf, William H. Fowle,
Hugh Smith. John H. Brent,
i William Gregory, John B. Daingertield,
! Robert Jamieson, Edward S. Hough.
Hugh C. Smith,
Office hours from 9 to 1$. and from 2$ to 3$
j o'clock. . C. W. WATTLES, Secretary.
Office on King street, near St. Asaph.
! nov 10—dly
rlMUMAl lAMKAiM h l lUll'A.v i *'r
ALEXANDRIA —
Samtkl Milleh, President.
I )| HECTORS.
Wm. N. McVeigh. J F. Dyer,
G. D. Fowle. Lewis McKenzie,
J. A. English, Thomas Davy.
This Company is prepared to receive offers lor
Insurance. Office in the Exchange Block, King
between Pitt and Royal streets.
j d#»c .h—tf JOSEPH EACHES. Secretary
SOUTHERN PROTECTION INSURANCE CO
Alexandria, Va.
Board ok Directors.
H. W. Thomas: President.
W. D. Marshy, Treasurer.
(lias E. Stuart. Edward Sangster.
S. S. Masters, Christopher Neale,
Sholto T. Sfrr.irt. Basil Brawner,
1 W. T. Harper. Henry Prnyne.
Henry Shackelford; 'P. T. Hill.
t riMflS COMPANY will make Insuranceeith*>
I on the cash or mutual plan, and lor period*
ol three years, or les*. under any one policy.
Jpj )lu at ions lor Insurances will he iecei\t-d at
the office ol the Company, on Washington stiert
| in rear ol Dr. Stalder’s Drug Store.
Office hours from N to \\i A. M.. and Irom 1$
to 5 P. M. JAMES T. CLOSE,
my —tf Secretary.
LIMKEH V Alt US.
B. WATERS. R. ZIMMERMAN. T. A. WATERS.
WATERS, ZIMMERMAN & CO.,
Extensive dealers in Lumber, Shingles,
Laths, Ac., on the wharf, foot of Cameron street,
are constantly in the receipt ol Building Materials,
from the States of North Carolina, Pennsylvania,
, X. York. Maine and the British Provinces, which
they offer for sale on accommodating terms.
Their arrangements with manufacturers enable
them to supply particular hills of White, Spruce,
and Yellow Pine, at the shortest notice.
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11MBER YARD.— I he mbecrihcf having
j rented the yard, recently occupied by Messrs.
James Green A Son, between Duke and Wolle
streets, has, and will keep on hand, a general as
sortment of the different kinds of LUMBER, viz:
Eastern White Pine. Spruce and Hemlock, differ
ent kinds of Susquehanna. Eastern Shore, and
Carolina Scantling and Boards, well seasoned.
Also, Shingles, Laths. Nails, Lime, Plaister. Ce
ment, and all other articles found in Lumber
Yards. Persons wishing a good article, will find
it to their interest to give me a call before pur
chasing elsewhere.
oct 7—dtf JOSEPH MASTERS.
LUMBER YARD.—We take this method of
informing our customers, that we have con
nected our LUMBER BUSINESS with the CAB
INET MANUFACTORY, where we are prr
pared to furnish every description of Lumber
usually found in the most extensive Lumber
I Yards.
Also, Lime, Hydraulic Cement, Calcined Plais
ter, Laths, Shingles, Failings, Nails of all siz*s.
See., Ac., which we will sell low for cash, or at
1 the usual time to punctual customers.
jan X JAMES GREEN A SON.
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