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Sl it Suspended.—At the last meeting ol the City Council, a resolution was adopted appointing a committee to confer with the Hoard of directors of the Virginia Central Kailroed. in order to adjust the subject of a *u‘t which the city has brought against that company for refusing to Day her a dividend, *>,iu il with other stock holders, on the auiouut has invested in her stock. The dividend claimed is on the eastern section of the road, while the city subscription was made to the western section. We have very little doubt that the misunderstanding will be amicably adjusted, and the suit complained of with* j raw n.—AV/i momi Dispatch. Kansas C.okrs.—We observe ajiotioe of Mr. Jaines Barbour, Chairman of a Committee in the County of Culpeper, in which it is stated that the Kansas Committee has raised suffi ced means td send fifteen young men to Kansas, and authorize Mr. B. to invite the applications of those who may be willing to out. The Committee propose to pay the ♦•xpeuses of removal to Kansas, and to pro file one months’ maintenance after reachiog the Territory. Persons wishing to join this Company, will please make application to Mr. Harbour before May Court-day, when thev will be required to appear personally be fore the Committee.—Fred. Herald. Chinch Bug.—We conversed with a large number of farmers at Caroline Court on Mou* day. aud they all, with au exception, spoke of a sad change in the appearance of their wheat Helds withiu the last week, caused by the chinch bug or the fiy. The seared leaf mav be seen in all quarters, but we do not tbink.the calamity will prove as disastrous as many anticipate.—Fredericksburg Herald. A Venomous Reptile.—One day laatweek Mr. W. A. Perrin, of this place, while gath ering chips in a wood near town, was bitten in the hand by a copper head snake, which held on till it was killed. Mr. P. suffered violeut paiu in bis band and arm for several days, but is now considered out of danger.— Staunton Spectator. Col. T. II. Rosser is appointed by the Exe cutive Committee of the Kansas Emigration Society, general agent for this State, and whether we consider the decision of charac ter, business capacity, or uniform urbanity of this geutleuian, we are confident a more judicious selection could uot have been made. We understand the Colonel’s ranks are fill log up rapidly.—t tierzouty Uenwcrw. Id some instances, in this country, the tiy, chinch and other insects, have attacked the grain, but the effects of their depredation are scarcely perceptible, owing to the rapid growth of the gdin within the past few days. We have never seen a more en couraging prospect for an abundant harvest, for twentv year?*, than now greets our lar urers.—Tenth L*ujiony W ood$t(*’k. Philip Stroud, a uative of Virginia, and a revolutionary soldier, died in Arkansas on the 3d ult., in the 106th year of his age. He was also a volunteer in the war of 1S12, not withstanding his age. George Iloltzbecker, formerly of Newark, l>el.f was shot dead on his farm in Amelia county. Va., last last week, by the accidental discharge oi his gun. The Front Royal Gazette says, that Mr. J. E. Vincent and Mr. Robert Newman, were both thrown from their horses on Monday last, and somewhat injured. Mr. Peter Winsburrow has sold his farm, situated on the south branch of the Shenan doah river, to Mr. Asa Updike, for $6.000.— lie bought it, two years since, for $.“>,000. DIED* In Prince Ceorge's County, Md., on the 8th instant, Mr. ZEPHANIAH TAYLOR, aged about 70 years. At the same place and on the sami* day. Mrs TAYLOR, al an advanced age, wile of the above. N»*ar Front Royal, on the 8th inst.. ol typhoid lever, RICHARD H. T., eldest son of Josiah and Sarah Swift, aged 10 years and 10 months. Near Linden, in Warren County, on the 9th instant,alter a protracted illness, Mrs. CATH ARINE NKWMA^i, in the 71st year of her age. On the 23d of February last, in Washington Territory, WILLIAM 8 NORTHCRAFT, in the 34th year of his age. He was born in Montgomery County. Md. When very young he came to W’arren County, Va., where he re ceived a liberal education. AliMAiNAL. 1856. Son ua M A Y. run iWi Moon’s Pbaskh 16 Friday.i4 5b|7 gj d h m. 17 Saturday... 4 57 7 3 Full. 19 6 46 k. lb Sunday .... 4 57 7 3 Last qr 25 5 6m. 19 Monday .. 4 56 7 4 New. 2 6 29 k. 20 Tuesday....'4 55 7 5 First qr.. IU 8 40 w 21 Wednesday. 4 55 7 5 moil Watkk. 22 lkt*abv. 4 54 7 6 May 16 lh. 7m. LATEST DATES. London.April 30 1 Havre.April 29 Liv«rpool.Apt il Si I New Orleans.May 3 M AKIN IK LIST. PORT OP ALEXANDRIA. MAY la. Amrivkd Bii* Robert Reed, Johnson, St. John, plaster to Cazenove At Co. So hr Zuleika, Blair, Eastport, plaster to L. McKenzie. IV_ u._ P_i_ v.v 111. i imn i, v«im vii'ii) »ii »» vi i >«) • ^ . C , lumber ami naval stores to John F. Dyer. S» hr. Robert Stockton, Edwards, New York, to Borden Mining Company. Schr Benjamin. F. Ri\es, Shaw, Jersey city, to Borden Mining Company. Sailkd Schr. Music, Ketchum. New York, by Cum berland Coal and Iron Company. Schr. Joseph Guest, Renner, New York, by Cumberland Coal and Iron Company. Schr. John L. Redder. Endicott, New York,by Cumberland Coal and Iron Company. Schr Monmouth. Grant, New York, by Alle ghany Mining Company Schr Statesmau, Weeks, New Y'ork, by S. Shum At Son. Mkmohaxda. Bng Andover, Atkins, hence at Boston, 13th inst. Schrs. Mary Ktnma, Lord; M. A. Caroline, Henderson; Suwassett, Hudson; Bower, Ch»m b»*rlai!i. aud Arctic, Pritchard, hence at New York. 13th inst. Schr. Maria Jane, Crosby,hence at Boston, 13th inst Schr. Golden Rule, \ ancleat* hence at Provi dence. Pith inst. i Schr. I ram Smith. McGivern. hence at Fall Kiver. ! 1 th inst. _CANAL COM HI KRt 1._ Departed, May 15. Boat D. J. McCoy, hardware from English St * 4*Heman, for Hancock, Md., and Emmaville, Pennsylvania. £4 FOR RENT.—A DWELLIN’(Jin Wash •d‘ngton Row, on Washington street, one door North of Duke. Possession given imme diately—Apply to DR. LLOYD, corner of Wash *ngton and Queen streets. my lfi—eobt 1AA BBLS. assorted LIQUORS, in store, X\J\J end for sale by JOSEPH BRODERS, No. 8, North my lb Union-st., near Ferry Slip. Congress. In the Senate, yesterday, the Florida rail road laud donating bill from the House, and the bill for the relief of the widow of the late Geo. Roger Jones, Adjutant General U. S. A., were passed. The Naval Retiring Board question was then taken up, and Mr. Mallory addressed the Seuate upon the subject In the House of Representatives, Mr. Knowlton rising to a question of privilege, offered a preamble and resolution reciting the action of the courts so far, on the recent homi cide of Thos. Keating by Mr. Herbert, a mem ber of the House from California, and direct ing the Judiciary Committee to investigate the facts of the homicide, with power to send for persons and papers. Mr. Cobb, of Georgia, denied that the re solution was one of privilege. The Speaker decided that it was not his province to decide whether the resolution was or was not one of privilege, and being about to put the question to the House whether it would or would not receive the resolution, Mr. Stephens moved to lay that question on the table—yeas 79, nays 70. The question then arose on the pending motion to reconsider the third reading of the Washington City elections bill. A Nobleman Thief. The Malta Times, of the 1st, contains the following :—“ Last week a Sardinian noble man, Conte Luigi I>e Cesnola, appeared at the bar of the magistrates’ court, before Dr. Ceci, on a charge of stealing a cigar case and a cambric pocket handkerchief, belong ing to Captain Yanee, of the 3^th Regiment. From the evidence produced, it appeared that the accused arrived here some time ago from Constantinople, and put up at Dune ford's Hotel. On the 19th instant he pr - ceeded to the Union Club, to which he had obtained au introduction, in company with an English military officer, and sat himself down upon one of the sofas, on a coat which Captain Vance had taken off and laid there, previously to playing a game of billiards with one of his friends. Presently the Count g >t up, and took leave with the usual com pliments ; but Capt. Vance’s suspicious hav ing been aroused, he at ouce looked in his coat pockets, and discovered that he had been robbed of the above articles. Upon online of the circumstance, a search was immediately made in the lodg ings of the Count, and the cigar case was discovered in a drawer, and the cambric handkerchief in one of his coat pockets. The Count was arrested, and acknowledged the crime, but stated iu his defence that he was iutoxieated when committing the act. He was sent to prison for one mouth with hard labor.” [Communicated. If the Superintendent of Police would clean out and lime the gutters between Duke and^VVolfe, on Pitt street, and on Royal south of Duke, and have the filth scraped up and hauled away front Water south of Wolfe, I assure him it would he better for the health of the town, than spending time aud mouey sweeping dry dirt about the streets. SOUTH END. COMM KHUIA1.. _ Alexandria Market, May 13. BREADSTUFFS are steady. We hear of no gales of flour. The stock is very light, and in few hands. The principal holders ask $'*>, tor up-country, which is above the views of buyers at present Wheat is firm ; sales of lOlM) fa 1200 bushels good red from store at 120c. Small sales of white at 140c lor good: ordinary samples 130 fa 140c. Corn is steady at 40 fa 48c. Rye 00 fa OSc. Oats 30 fa 32c. FISH.—Good supplies are still coming up.— Shad were selling, yesterday, at $11 v hun dred, and herring at $2 00 to $4—according to quality. The Markets. Baltimorb, May 1C> — Flour is steady at $♦». Wheat—Prime is 3c. better; white $1,78, red $1,48; other qualities are about the same as yes terday. Corn—White is lower—43 fa4t*e ; yel low unchanged—0U fa 02c. New York, May 10.— Flour is dull; sales ot common t© good State $0,37 $ fa $0.87$: com mon to low’ grades of extra Ohio $0.87$ fa $*y 31; good to standard Southern $«.lN(fl$f>, 87; fancy to extra do. $7, fa $8,25. Wheat is steady; sales ol Southern wh'te $1.80; red $1,00. Corn is improving ; sales of Southern mixed OSc. H7" PUBLIC MEETING — We requested to say that a Public Meeting of the American Par ty, will be held at American Hall, this evening, at 7 $ o’clock. The opposing candidates are ex pected to be present, and define tlieir positions. The people, generally, are invited to attend. my lt>—It IF/- Robert Ashby respectfully declines the nomination made ol him tor one ol the Magis trates of Alexandria County. my —It 135*^ John W. Blkke respectfully declines being a candidate tor the ottice of Magistrate in the Fiist Ward of Alexandria, my Id—It |p» The Fair room will he open this after noon, tor colored persons. my 1 *’>—It James a. McPherson, agricultu ral MACHINE SHOP, of Com _- .Air.ruiuti ui l mriniii i \ r * ”7 — v manufactures ami has ior sale the celebrated New York THRESHERS an* CLEANERS, which are warranted to thresh and clean in a marketable manner, one bushel oi wheat per minute. REAPERS aS1> MOWERS *or sale j Particular attention paid to repairing all kinds ot Agricultural Machinery. niy \$—tl JAMES A. McPHERSON. 1 FAMILY SHAI) axd HERRING.— ^ 20 bbls. No. I Shad 50 “ No. 1 Herring, picked expressly for family use, in store, and for sale by JOSEPH BRODERS, my lb N« 8, Uuion-st. near Ferry Slip. OATS.—4oo bushels OATS, tor sale by my ir> WHEAT Ac RRO. Mule shoes, a full supply, on hand, ami j for sale by [my lb] WHEAT & BRO. NOTICE TO ALEXANDRIA £^SS£b£travellers GOING SOUTH. _On and after this date, the Right Boat of the Great Southern Line, will stop at Alexandria, go in* and returning, until further notice. GEO. MATTINGLY. my |S_im Superintendent of P. S. B Co. WANTED.—A VESSEL to take cargo to an Eastern Port—one ot 7000 bush «U capacity preferred. Apply to n,y |5 JOHN F. D\ r.R. Xk WANTED—A good VESSEL of about bbls burthen, to load lor Jacksonville, Fla , and bring a return cargo to this Port. A\ ply to [my 15] JOHN F. DY ER. XUST OPENED some beautiful white Coun ♦I terpanes; also a fine assortment of the LA TT,ST STYLE PARASOLS. Call immediate ly at BERKLEY k SHACK LETT'S where you may find those very cheap Kll) GLOVES at 50 ct,.*L(notquite all sold)_ my,JL_ Cl ANTON MATTING.—Just received a large j lot of 4-4 White Matting, of superior qual ity' BRYAN, ADAMS k CO. mjf 14—d3tC00t XjOC A L IT1CM8. Trade.—The Spring trade is rapidly draw ing to a close, although our wholesale Drj Goods and Grocery houses continue to make sales to date' customers. There has been a fair business done here this Spring, but the great scarcity of money in this entire > section of country has operated against both buyers and sellers. Alexandria has been the market for a large section of country, and many merchants who have heretofore 1 made their purchases in the Eastern cities, have, this spring, bought their goods here. I This is encouraging. As we have before stated, there is a want of money capital in ' the city, which operates against all classes of business men. Increase that, and we have nothing to keep us back, and prevent Alexandria from being a large, prosperous, and important commercial place. Cleaning the Streets.—We mentioned, yesterday, that the Superintendent of Police was having the streets properly cleaned, and j those that have been swept, look cleaner than we have ever seeu them. Beiure sweeping, the streets are watered, to prevent dust, which is a decided improvement. Sale ok Land.—The Sentinel says, “We understand that our townsman, Mr. G. K. Winner, sold, on Tuesday, his larm, lying in Fairfax county, on the Leesburg turnpike, about six miles from Alexandria, at STo per acre/’ Accident.—An interesting little boy, son of Mr. Emanuel Compton, of this place, whilst climbing a tree, on Wednesday after noon, accidentally fell, and was very severely injured. Music.—There will be a fine band of Mu sic, at the Fair of the Mount Vernon Guards, this eveuiug. We know uot how to reconcile the discre pancy between the positive assertion in Mr. Crampton’s dispatch to Lord Clarendon, re lative to Mr. Clayton, and the latter gentle man’s positive denial of that assertion; but, we suppose, Mr. Crampton will say that he misunderstood the language of Mr. Clayton. The New York Commercial justly com plaius of the telegraphic reports and rumors, concerning public affairs, seut forth from Washiugton, without authority, and often without the least f< undation in truth. A man named Linden, was arrested in Washington yesterday, charged with obtain ing goods from a firm in Baltimore, under false pretences. _ Thomas Gratland, at work on the Wash ington Aqueduct, had both his legs broken yesterday, by the falling upon him of a mass of stone. __ A man has been sentenced in Richmond to six months imprisonment, and a fine of $500, for assaulting and beating bis wife. The Distrefc Committee of the House have agreed to report a bill for tho completion of the Washington Aqueduct. A. Gordon McGrath has beeu appointed District Judge of the United States, for South Carolina. __ The North Carolina Medical Society, is in session in Raleigh. I3T The following persons are recommended as candidates for Makistrates, in the coming election, for the Four Wards of the city, and will be supported by MANY YOTKRS. First Ward. J. H. Davis, .1. J. Wheat. B. H. Lambert, l)r. Klipstein. Second Ward. G. H. Robinson C. F. Suttle, W. N. Brown, Thomas Smith. Third Ward. James H. McVeigh, Robert Brockett, Jas. A. English. Cassius F. Lee. Fourth Warp. Wrn. H Fowle, Wm. B. Price, Robert Ashby. Isaac Buckingham. my 15—‘ft TO THE VOTERS OF ALEXAN DRIA CITY AND COUNTY—I offer myself as a candidate for the office ot Sherifl at Uac en suing May election, and most respectfully solicit your support, pledging myseit it elected to dis charge the duties of the office to the best ol my ability, [dec 27—lawt ] H. L. MONROE. IF* TO THE VOTERS OF ALEXAN DRIA CITY AND COUNTY.— At the solici tation of many friends, I announce mysellacan didate lor re-election to the office ot SHERIFF, of the County of Alexandria, at theensuing May election, and most respectfully solicit your suf frage. (dec 24—lawt!] E. SANGSTER. YjF-To the Votersoj Alexundtiu City und I'oun ty—Alfred Maddux is respect lull y presented as a candidate lor the Sheriffalty, and will be supported by [apU—tej MAM FRIF.NDS. 10* To the citizens of Alexandria, Town and County.—Gentlemen :—We present to you tor your suffrages, Peter C. Clauomtoiv, for the office of Commissioner of the Revenue, at the ensuing election. THE PF.OPLE. ap ^5—eote lOTHK > OTKKn OK n LBAAMiKlA v uiaii, —1 hereby announce myselt as u candidate lor the other ol Commissioner ol the Revenue, at the ensuing May election, and respectfully solicit your suffrages. If you should elect me, it will be my purpose to discharge the duties faithfully and to the best ol my ability. Respectiully, your fellow-citizen, BENJ. FUG ITT. ap 21—eote CTWe are authorized to announce GkorGB Duffky, as the American Candidate lor the Ollice of Commissioner ot the Revenue. ap 21—dte BT We are authorized to announce C. E. Stuart esq., as the American candidate for the ollice ol Commonwealth's Attorney. ap 23—te RT* We are authorized to announce Lawukm k B. Taylor, as a candidate for Common wealth's Attorney lor Alexandria County. ap 17-dte I POTATOES AND APPLES.— 000 bushels prime white Mercer Potatoes 200 bids. Russett Apples, in line order, just received j»er Scb.r. Aictic, from Newbury* port, lor sale by my lf>—3t B H LAMBERT. GOODS.—I have just opened a lot of beautiful all wool and silk Challies Frencu Cambrics Craj»e Despangs Grass Skirts, Mantles.he. my |5—3t J. STEWART. Dressed flooring boards.—iso,ouo feet tongued and grooved flooring boards. 1 b, 1, i, and 1, jj inch, cargo of the Schr. John Cadwallader, lor Halt* in loU to suit purchasers, by [my Ift]_JOHN F DYER. NOTICE.—Owners of DOGS must take out license between this and the 10th day of June next, after which all dogs not paid for will be destroyed, and especially dogs in and about the market. GEORGE P. WISE, my 10—dtd Mayor. BY MAGNETIC TELEGRAPH\ Important from Washington. Washington, May 15.—A message was received in the Senate, from the President, ! this afterneon, relative to routes of transit I between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, and the general condition of Nicaragua, j It says that a small body, who had been invited to Nicaragua, have apparently put an end to the struggle. We do not go be hind the fact of a foreign government exer cising the actual power to investigate the questions of legitimacy. We do not inquire i into the causes which may have led to the change of government. If, then, when the Nicaraguan Minister (Mr. French) came here, a few months ago, facts now presented had existed, he would have been received. Various objections to him were stated. Pa I dre Vigil has presented himself, and been | received, satifactory evidence existing, that he represents the government de facto and de jure. Numerous considerations of interest are advanced in reference to property. His re ception suggests additional measures for se curity of transit to Nicaragua. The message was read. Mr. Weller sustained the action of the administration, lie reviewed Walker’s hi3- j tory, his invitation and advent into Nicara gua. He spoke warmly and feelingly. Mr. Crittenden followed, and denounced the action of the executive, giving it as his opinion, that in less than ten days after in telligence of the acknowledgement of the iu i dependence of Nicaragua reached Europe, our country would be involved in a war, in consequence. Adjourned. After some debate, the House passed the bill governiug the municipal elect:ons of ! Washington. After the reading of the Pres- ! ident’s message the House adjourned. The documents accompanying the Presi-! dent’s message, are vepy voluminous. They include a letter from Padre Vigil to Secretary Marcy, and one from President Rivas, of Ni- I earagua, to President Pierce. A spicy correspondence has taken place between Senor Moliua, the Minister of Costa Rica, and Mr. Marcy, relative to the late massacre of American citizens at Virgin ! Bay, and copies of instructions to naval com manders and depots, lor attending to the iu- j terests of Americans in Central American. Later front California and the Isthmus* New Orleans, May 14.—The steamship ! Empire City has arrived at this port from New York via Havana lltli inst. She con nected at the latter port with the steamship Philadelphia from Aspinwall, and thereby brings the California mail of April 2i. The steamship George Law for New ^ork has nearly two millions in gold. The advices from California are unimpor tant. The San Francisco markets were quiet.— Flour was recovering gradually from its de pression. In Oregon the war continue*. A body of regulars had been defeated by Indians near Rogue River, with the loss of 28 killed. The “Cascades” had beeu captured by the Indians and burned ; several whites were massacred. It was reported that a body of one thou sand Indians were approaching the “Dalles” from the north. Several other fights are reported in which the whites were generally victorious. From Washington Territory the intelli gence is that the Indians were breaking out r' upon the settlers in every direction. Col. D. Buchanan had defeated the Indians ; on Rouge river, and relieved the citizens in that vicinity. From Central America there is no intelli gence of importance. The Panama papers are filled with the offi cial correspondence between the dignitaries of State, the commander of the steamer, and others, in reference to the late riot. There is absolutely nothing from Nicara gua. - Washington, May 15.—A young man, | named Jarboe, shot and killed another named Nally, for the seduction, and subse- j quent refusal of the latter, to marry the for mers sister. Both were employed at the j Navy Yard. Jarboe surrendered himself to a magistrate. He is now in prison, awaiting an investigation of the matter. Providence, May 15.—At our municipal election yesterday the Americans carried their whole ticket by about 500 majority. Philadelphia, May 15.—The steamer j City of Baltimore henco for Liverpool sailed this morning with 140 passengers and a lull -. . . . i cargo oi ireigm. Boston, May 15.—The accommodation train from Albany, while entering this city j last evening, came in collision w ith a carri age in which Mr. Win. McFarland, wife, and Mies Ifnestis were riding. The two ladies were killed instantly, and Mr. McFarland j was fatally injured. __._ rpHK MOST EXTRAORDINARY PUBLI I CATION OF THE DAY, just received ami lor sale at FRENCH’S Book and Periodical j Depot. _ I ' Doesticks new book—Plu-ri-bus-tah, a Song That’s-by-no-Author. “ a deed without a name.’ perpetrated by Q. k. Philander Doeaticks 1 vol. 12mo., $1. 1 Dick Tarleton. or the last ol his race, by J. F. Smith. Esq., author of4* Minnie Grey.” ‘-Gun Howard,” &c.—25 cents. ^ ! 1 Fred Graham, or Masks and Faces, by J. F. < Smith, author oi Stanfield Hall. Amy Lawrence, &c.—50 cents. [Fair. Neysj_ CColumbian GUANO.—We have in Store, } a full supply of this valuable fertilizer, im- ; ported per Brig “Mary Elizabeth” from Monks’ j Island, by the Philadelphia Guano Company, | and containing as p**r Inspector’s Certificate (in our possession) 87.21 per ct. Bone Phosphate ol j j Lime. It is put up in bags of ldO lbs each, j marked with the Inspectors brand, and will be sold at the lowest market rates. NEVETT & SNOWDEN, my 15 Long Wharf opposite Pioneer Mills. AZAPPONE, Teacher or Languages, . # especially of French, Spanish, and Ita lian, will be teaching most of his timt in Alex andria in the coming session. Those who de- ! sire to employ him should secure in time a suit able hour. He is now teaching in several schools in town, and can be seen at this office, my 2—lawly THE SPRING of the year is the most pro per time to take cleansing and purifying Medicines, ol which SWAIM S PANACEA stands pre-eminent. SWAIM’S CELEBRA TED PANACEA, for the cure of SCROFULA incipient Consumption, General Debility. Whitt Swelling. Rheumatism. Diseases of the Livei and Skin, and all Diseases arising from Impuri ties of the Blood, and the effects ol Mercury SWAIM’S PANACEA has been for more thar thirty years celebrated in this country and in Europe for its extraordinary cures—for the cer tificates of which reference is made to the di rections and books (which may be had gratis) : accompanying the Panacea. Some ot which ! give the particulars of cases too frightful lor : general publication, where the patients have been almost eaten up with Scrofula, and were dee met! incurable by Physicians. It has been used in hospitals and private prac tice. and has been recommended by the most celebrated Physicians and other eminent persons. Among others by— W. Gibson. M. D., Prof, of Surgery, Pennsyl vania University. Valentine Mott, M. D., Prof, of Surgery, N. V. University. W. P. Dewec9, M. D., Prof, of Medicine, Pa. University. N. Chapman, M. D., Prof, of Physic, Pa. University. T. Parke, M. D., President College of Physi cians, Philadelphia. Dr. Del Vallo, Prof, of Medicine, Havana. Jose Koureuco de Luz, Prof, of Surgery, Lis bon. J. Cbipman, Member Royal Col lege Surgeons. London. G VV. Erving, late Minister to Spain. Sir Thomas Pearson, Major General British Army. Gilbert Robertson. British Consul, &c.,&o. The wonderful cures effected by SWAIM’S PANACEA, have for many years made it an invaluable remedy. The Panacea does not con tain mercury in any form, and being an inno cent preparation, it may be given to the most tender intant. The retail price has been reduced to $1 per bottle, (containing three halt pints) or three bottles, for $4. BEWARE OF IMPOSITION—SWAIM’S PANACEA is in round bottles, fluted longitudi nally, with the following letters blown on the glass;—“SWAIM’S—PANACEA—PHILA DA.” Having the name of James Swaim stamped on the sealing wax and written on the label cover ing the cork, and a splendid engraving on the side ot the botlle, by Draper & Co., bank note engravers, of Philadelphia. In the centre of which is a portrait of the late Wm. Swaim, (copy right secured.) If persons purchasing the Panacea will be careful to observe that the name SWAIM is cor rectly spelled, they need not be imposed on. ALSO. SW AIM’S VERMIFUGE—A valua ble Family Medicine, being a highly approved remedy for all diseases arising from debility of .1: _ ......u Ill*: ui^ramr oin as u.i iiui^ vm iiiv Stomach, Worms, Cholera Morbus, Dysentery, Fever and Ague, Bleeding Files, Sick Headache, Ac., Ac. See the Pamphlet (which may be had gratis) accompanying the Verm Huge. Prepared only at SWAIM’S LABORATORY, the old stand, Seventh street, below Chestnut, Philadelphia, and sold by all the resectable Druggists in the United States. General Agents for the United States, SCH1KFFELIN BROTH ERS A CO., 170. William street, New York. Philadelphia, my 7—eofit jfeaT.l FAIR NOTICE! A FAIR lor the benefit of the MOUNT VERNON GUARDS, will be held at SAREPTA HALL, to commence OX MOXDAY, MAY 1201, As this Fair is under the especial management of the Ladies, it is needless to say, that it will prove attractive, as this announcement is prima facie evidence of the fact. They propose to have on exhibition and sale, a fine lot ot USEFUL and FANCY ARTICLES, REFRESHMENTS, Ac , and will spare no pains to reiider all who visit them an equivalent tor their outlaj. As the object is a laudable one, the Committee hope that they will receive that support, which they, lor the first time, have asked from a gene rous community. 6SP" Any person desiring to contribute arti cles to the above, will please leave them with Mrs. Win. C. Reynolds, Mrs Gotleib Appich, or with any of the undersigned, where they will be thankfully received. Capt. S. H. Devaughn, Qr. Mas’r. J. A. Field. Lieut. C D. Rudd. Serg t. J. L. Smith, jr., Lieut. Wm. W. Allen, Jetteison Tacey. tdj^’ Admission 12^ cents. Season Tickets 50 cents. my 1—tf Manipulated guano—The under signed having been appointed sole agents in this City lor the sale of this valuable article, will be receiving during the season full supplies, which they otter to customers at low rates. This is a highly concentrated manure, being composed ol equal parts ot be*t Peruvian and some other Phosphatic Guano, rich in Phosphoric acid. The Guanos are manipulated by a process entirely new, by which they are rendered as uniformly. as intimately. and perfect ly integrated, as it the article was taken from the original deposite in the condition it is otter ed. Every particle of the one is brought into the closest possible union with the other, so that when applied to the soil a mutual action takes place, by which the Phosphate ot Lime is rendered soluble by the action of the Ammo nia. and thus placed in a condition to he imme diately assimilated by the plant; and the Am monia. on the contrary, is rendered permanent by the reverse action ol the Phosphate ot Lime. It is furnished in a form as fine as Hour, being entirely free from the bard particles which are bo objectionable in all Guanos. 1 he Manipula tor challenges the most rigid inspection or analysis of every lot ottered for sale; therefore, purchasers may confidently rely uj)on the uni lormity of the article NEVETT A SNOWDEN, my 15 Long wharf, opposite Pioneer Mills. (COLUMBIAN GUANO.—The undersigned j having been ap|>omted sole Agents ot the PlIILADKLPHIA Guano Comi'A.ni, at this port, tiave now on hand, and will be receiving during the season, a full supply of the above perma nent terti I i/er direct from the Islands, which they ntter to their customers at the lowest market rate*. This Guano has been analysed by the most . ^ ii • /• * v • _ __«_ ^ . I i •mineni i nemisis 01 iuuuu;, •!« i«uhu contain Hone Phosphate of Piffle, in much larger proportion than any other description ot Phos phatic Guanos, say b7.00. Analyses of the same can be seen at the office of the undeisigned. or iviil he forwarded by mail, it requested. Its use ,s highly recommended either alone or in con nection with Peruvian Guano, tor all kinds ol irain, grass, or root crops. It is put up in bag* >f very superior quality, marked with the Im porters' brand, [rny 10] M)WLE k ( 0. Tun Bank or tub Old Dominion. > Alexandria. Va., April 30, lhf>6. ) A MEETING of the Stockholders of this Bank is called, to be held at the Banking House, on Tuesday. tird day of June, at 11 o clock, A. M., for the purpose ol considering the Act jf Assembly of Virginia, passed at Iho last session, authorizing the establishment of a Branch of said Bank at Peareshurg. Giles Coun y, as also, the consideration of any other busi iess that maybe brought before them. By or Jer of the Board : JAS. McRENZIE, ap 30—2awt3June Cashier ICE—The subscriber respectfully informsnis friends and the public, that he will during Iit> season, have ICE. of the purest aud best kind, or sale, at the room under the old watch-house, ronting on Fairfax street, next door to Gilbert Simpson's Grocery. Customers can be supplied it any hour of the day, ami until b o'clock at lighton Sundays until y o'clock A. M., and rom half past 4 o’clock until night. A g«od ar icle always furnished. WM. BURLEY, my 13—3t*_ DUPONT’S POWDER— 500 kegs Blasting 125 do FFF 25 do FF, to arrive per Schr. Keziah, ind for sale by my 10 CAZENOVK k CO HORSE SHOES— 50 kegs Patent Horse Shoos, assorted, for sale by my 2 WHEAT k BRO. ; AUCTION SALES, VALUABLE FARM IN ALEXANDRIA COUNTV FOR SALE—By virtue of a > deed of trust from Peter Davis and wife, dated July 2d. 183f»f the subscriber wi I! offer for sale, at public auction, oh Saturday, the 31*/ day of May, 183ft ,</( 1 P. M.. in front of the Auction Store of A. Green, in the city of Washington, a 1 RAC r OF LAND, containing about ONE HUNDRED and NINETEEN ACRES, situa ted in Alexandria County, upon Tie Columbian Turnpike, about three miles from the Long Bridge. 1 he said I RACT OF LAND is well water ed, handsomely located, has a commanding prospect, and lies in a very healthy and desira ble neighborhood, immediately upon the line of the Alexandria, Loudoun and Hampshire MRail Road. The improvements consist of a good DWELLING HOUSE, Stabling, Arc., Ace. Terms ok Sale:—One-third cash; the remain der in three equal instalments, at one, two, and three years, wi h interest from the day of sale, secured by bonis of the purchaser, and deed of trust on the premises. The TRACT will be divided to suit purchasers, if desired. LAWRENCE B. TAYLOR, my 1ft—dts [Nat. Int.j Trustee Household and kitchen furni ture FOR SALE AT AUCTION.— Will be sold, on Tuesday, the 2Oth instant, at the American House, upper end of Kinn street, a lot ot HOUSEHOLD and KITCHEN FUR NITURE, Stoves, &c., Ac. Terms, cash, my O'—dU* S. F. CATON. S. J. McCORMICK.—Acctiovbsb. \T71LL OFFER lor sale at auction, on ▼ f Thursday morning, June Z)lh, at Irwin’s Wharf, foot of King street, the following valua ble pieces of property iu the city ot Alexan dria, Va., and Fairfax County. No. 1. That valuable WHARF PROPERTY, known as IRWIN’S WHARF, loot of King street, extending irom the Warehouses into the River Potomac. No. 2. The middle WAREHOUSE in tfin contiguous block, with the alley ex tuiuling to the Wharf, (now occupied by James Irwin ) MNo. 3. The WAREHOUSE adjoining the above on the south, at the corner ot Union street and Dock alley. MNo. 4. The WAREHOUSE immediate ly east of the above, binding on »he Wharf property and Dock al ey. No. 3. A half SQUARE OF GROUND, on the north side of Gibbon street, between Patrick and Henry streets, known as Nailer’s Hill. Also, a LOT at the southwest corner of Fairfax and Gibbon streets, 87 leet on Fairfax, by 123 feet on Gibbon. No. ft. FIVE HUNDRED and THIRTY SEVEN and a HALF ACRES OF LAND, sit uated in Fairfax County, about seven miles from Alexandria, near the Little River Turnpike, and adjoins the lands of Wm. H. Fitzhugh, James NI. Benton. Henry Daingertield, and Daniel Minor. It is, also, near tin* Orange ami Alexandria Kail Hoad, and is said to contain a valuable Soap Stone quarry. No. 7. FORTY-FOUR and a HALF ACRES OF LAND in Fairfax County, on Holme’s Run, about live miles from Alexandria, and adjoins I he land of George H. Terrett, known as SHOAL'S MILL CAT. Persons inclined to purchase, are respectfully invited to examine the premises. The Terms of Salk are one-third cash; one third in twelve months,and one-third in eighteen months, with interest on the deterred payments, and satisfactory security. my f»—eots BY GEORGE R BLACK LOCK—Aictionkkr. rjlRUSTF.E'S SALE.—Notice is hereby given | that on the 2'2d day of April next, in trout of the Mayor’s Office, in Alexandria, at 12 o’ clock, M., I shall proceed, under a deed of trust, dated October 24th. 184‘d, Irom William Page and wife, and Richard H. Clagett and wile, to Henry Winter Davis, to sell, at public auction, upon the terms of payment of one-third of the purchase money in hand on the day of sale, and the resi due thereol in two equal instalments at three and six months, respectively, with interest from the day of sale, secured by the notes of the purcha ser—the title to be retained till payment of all the purchase money—the follow ing property, to wit : All the right, title, and interest of said gran tors. and of Richard H. Clagett and wife, in the M BRICK HOUSE and LOT OF GROUND on the east side of St. Asaph street, be tween Duke and Prince streets, and extending from a point fifty feet from the corner of Duke and St. Asaph, thence running east twenty-eight feet, thence north parallel with St. Asaph street fifty feet to a ten feet alley, thence with said al ley west to St. Asaph street twenty-eight feet, thence south with said street to the beginning. HENRY WINTER DAVIS, Trustee mh 17—eots and Attorney. IdP" The above sale is postponed until Mon day, May lylit, when it will take place in front of the Mayor’s Office, at 1 o’clock, P. M. ap 23—-eots H. WINTER DAVIS 11ANCY GOODS AT PUBLIC AUCTION, ’ without reserve at No. *28, Kino Street, during the present week, commencing at 10 o'clock, A. M. and 7 o’clock. P. M. of each day. Private sale to country merchants, by the pack age. at 20 percent, under cost. T. T. HILL, ap 1">—eott Trustee for W. Walton Har|»er. YEATKS’ GARDEN. rpHIS delightful summer resort is now’ open I ed for the visits ol the Ladies and Gentle men of Alexandria, and every effort will he used to afford them satisfaction. It will be con ducted, in all its arrangements, as it was whilst under the care of the late Mr. Yeates. 'I he Dancing Saloon has been removed, and no en tertainments of a public character |>ennitted. ICE CREAM, SODA WATER, and other re freshments, will be served every day, from 4 o'clock to lo. P. M. The GARDEN has been refitted, and put in complete order, and it now affords delightful walks, and pleasant grounds lor promenades or exercise, and in the warm summer months will be a pleasant retreat. Admittance into the Garden bj cents; and re freshment tickets 12$ cents. my 14—1 m CHANCEY A BRO. "\TOTICE,—All |>er»ons indebted to me, are i\ requested to make immediate payment, as longer lnuillgciirt* cauiiui uc gi>eii. y Muitc in over the store of Mr. J Broders, No. b, North Union street, where I can be found at any time during the ordinary business hours. In my ab sence. Mr. T. B. Creighton will attend to my business. His receipt, as also that of Mr. J. Broders. will be good lor any moneydue me. my 13—If AN A WAY, on Wednesday last, the 3<tth ult. a white BOY named CHARLES MORT1M0RE, about 15 or 16 years of age. He left his brother's residence in Fairfax Coun ty, near Bailey's Cross Roads, and has not si rice been heard ot. Notice is given that no one shall employ or harbor said boy, without my permis sion, and the law will be put in force against all offenders. GEO. H MORTIMORE. Fairfax County, my 7—eo3t* VALUABLE SLAVES FOR SALE.—A NEGRO WOMAN, about 50 years of age, a good Cook, Washer and Ironer; also, a NEGRO WOMAN, abou* 45 years of age, a good Cook, Washer and Ironer, an "I her three male children. Terms moderate, and (I desired, a credit of lour mouths will he given. Apply at this office. „ my 7 —eotf Berkley & shacklett.—Have ju»t received in addition to their former stock ot Spring and Summer goods, Berage DeLaines, Cbalies, Berage, Mouslines, Lawns Brilliants, plaid Naninsook, dotted Swiss, all very pretty, and selling very low. Call and examine our stock, at No.62, King street. my 15 FOR SALE.—A new and very desira JuKble three story DWELLING HOUSE aod GARDEN attached, having all the modern im provements, and situated in a healthy and plea sant part of the city. sep6—eotf SAMUEL J. McCORMICK. FOR RENT —The Brick DWELLING JoLon the north side of King street, near Wa ter street. Also, a small STORE ROOM. Ap ply to G. W D RAMSAY, my b—d3Ukeo4t AUCTION SALES, BY SAMUEL J. McCORMICK—At <tiwn».k. A^KRY VALUABLE REAL ESI ATE A I* \ AUCTION.—On Tuesday, theWih duy of May next, at 12 o'clock, M . will be sold hi 1mm,t ot the Mayor s Office, the following very desi rable Real Estate, viz: No. 1. A lot ot ground on the south side of King street, between Alfred and Patrick streets, adjoining the property of Harrison Bradley on the east, fronting on King street, about -Ti t«et 5 inches, and running back 100 feet to a lifts * it a leet alley. Said lot is improved by two TWO-STORY FRAME BULDJNGS. No. 2. A lot of ground, on the ea*t side of Patrick street, between King and Prince sire* ?'. fronting on Patrick street. 1*4 feet, and running back 114 teet to a court 23 feet w ide. This lot is improved by two substantial two story BRICK HOUSES, having very large yaid*, w ith Stables on rear of lots. There is a!»<> a 10 or 12 feet alley, both on the north and south side of this property, which will be sold m two lots, if desired. No. 3. A lot of ground, on the north side ot King street, between Patrick and Allred street*, adjoining the property of S. S. Masters and others, (routing on King street, 26 leet o inches, and running back lOOIeet to a 12 leet ailev — Ihis lot is improved by a large and convenient thiee story DV\ ELLING, (formerly occupied by M rs. J. \V. Massie.) now in thorough repair. There is, also, a Stable on the lot. This i» a very desirable piece ol property, being situated ina very healthy and pleasant portion ot the otv No. 4. A lot of ground, on the south side ««t Prince street, one door west ot Royal stiert. fronting on Prince street. 17 feet, and running back 75 leet to a 4 feet alley, improved by i two story BRICK HOUSE, now in the o» cu pancy of Mr. Nightingale. No. 5. A lot ol ground, on the north side of Duke street, between Columbus and Allied streets, adjoining the property of Charles R Hoot! on the west, fronting on Duke street. .'»* feet, and running back ^ feet; improved by a two story FRAME BUILDING. This lot i* subject to an annual ground rent of $1 5U. No. t>. A lot of ground ou the corner of King street and Market Alley, bounded as follows. \ i/ Beginning at the corner ol Market alley on King street, 24 feet east, then north about 40 teet, then east eight feet, then north twenty feet, turn west thirty two feet, then south sixty-two feet, to the beginning. This lot is improved by a three story BRICK STORE HOUSE, now occupied by English A Castleman, and is too well known to need any further description. And. also, a lot of ground, separated from the former by an alley, and situate on the east side of Market alley, fronting on said alley 40 feet, including a small alley, and running back 55 feet, improved by a two-story BRICK WARE HOUSE. No. 7. An annual ground rent of pay able by Edward Buichell, and issuing out ol a lot of ground, improved by a two-story FRAME HOUSE, situated on the west side ol Royal, be tween Wolle and Wilke* street*. No S. An annual ground rent of $38.12. pa\ - able by F. Ac A.H Dodge, ol (Georgetown. If C , issuing out ol a lot of ground, improved by a two story BRICK HOUSE, situated out be north side ot King street, between Patrick and Henry streets, now occupied by Mrs. Bodkin. Tkkms ok Salk—One-tenth of the purchase money will be required in hand ; the batanee hi one, two. and three years—the deferred pay mentsto be secured by approved endorsed note*, bearing interest from the day of sale, and a deed ol trust on the property. Further descriptions of the property on day of sale. INMAN H. PAYNE. RICHARD H. FOOTE, GEO. WASHINGTON, For the heirs oi John W. Massie, dee d, ap 21—3tawtg VALUABLE LOTS FOR SALE—On filth day (Thurt day.) the tenth day of January. U>56, will be sold on the premises, two valuable TRACTS OF LAND, in West End, Alexan dria, Va., late the property oi Reuben Roberts, dee d., being a part ol the Cameron Farm—one lying between the Orange and Alexandria Rail Road and Cameron Mill Race, and fronting on the Occoquan Road, containing nearly MX ACRES ol very desirable LAND for Gardening, Pastures, ora building lot. and will be sold alto gether. The other TRACT fronts immediately on the Little River Turnpike Road, between the Occoquan Road and the road leading to Came* rou Mills, and contains nearly ELEVEN ACRES, which will be divided into lots to suit purchasers, thus furnishing a rare chance (lor those who want a home of their own.) to pur chase situations at once healthy, airy, pleasant, and on one of the most public thoroughfares to the city. Any person desirous of viewing ihe property, will be shown the same, and obtain any further information by calling on Robei i F. Roberts, at Cameron Mills, or on the subscriber at Cetlar Grove, near Accotink P. O., Fairfax County, Va. Term* at Sale. HANNAH ROBERTS, Executrix of Reuben Roberts, dee d., by JONATHAN ROBERTS, Agent, dec 10—eots IdF* The above sale is postponed until the 31>t inutant, when it will take place in front ofCatts* Tavern. West End, at 1 o'clock P. M. jan 12—eots f£7"The above sale is further postponed until [he 'l*ld of May, W’hen it w ill take place at the name hour and place. feb 2—eots Ha ~ / w REWARD.—Ranaway from the sub scriber, on April 4th, a NEGRO BOY, named AED, about l‘J or 20 years old, live feet eight or nine inches high, coffee color, rather spare made, head sets down a little in lus shoulders, cheek boue* high and rather promi nent, front teeth Straight and a space between them, shows them much when he talks, stam mers a little when spoken to quickly or interro gated closely, leet set very much out, and is ruptured on one side, and hail on a truss when he left. He was dressed, when he left, in a black kind of overcoat, black slouch hat. drab pantaloons red spotted, rather an inferior pair of boots, hut carried a bundle of clothes with him, and may have changed some,excepting the coat, as he had none other along. I will give $20 it apprehended, and secured in jail in the State, or $'XJ if taken out of the .State. L. E. MASSOLKTTI. Bristersburg, Fauquier Co., Va., ap 20—eotf T M WIRT A NT TO FARMERS—The under 1 signed having seen the importance of some thing to facilitate the Planting of Corn on a more expeditious plan, and a* the planting season is unusually late, by the coldness ot the weather, and as every farmer wishes to get his corn crop planted as soon as the ground is in suitable con dition, this, the VIRGINIA COHN PLAN 1 KK, will plant from four to six acres per day in the hands of one man. It is also cheap, simple, and durable, and can be worked by any ordinary field band. The price only $3.50, and warranted. They can be bought of T. M. McCormick At Co , Theatre Building, Cameron at., Alexandria. Any communication for information may be directed to the subscriber, Washington, i). C. ap 20—eolm WM. JENKS, Patentee. JUST RECEI VED a fresh cargo of FRUIT 40 boxes fresh Oranges 40 do do Lemons Also. 10 boxes OO Oranges, suitable for retail ' 37 half do red O Oranges 60 drums Smyrna Figs 183 Bird-Eye Pine Apples, which I offer for sale. C. SCHAFFER, No. 3, Fairfax st. my 10 _ Negroes wanted —i wish to purchase any number of NEGROES, for which I will pay liberal prices. Those wishing to sell, will do well to call on me betore selling, at my old stand, at West End, Alexandria, Va. JOSEPH BRUfN EOR SALE OR LEASE.—A vacant LOT on the west side of Union street, opposite the i Wharf, 52 feet front by about 140 feet deep, with an alley in the rear 20 feet wide. Apply to fist mo 26] R. H. MILLER. ALEI^-GRAY S PHILADELPHIA ALE, constantly on hand, by Y. A. MARBURY, Fowle’a Wharf, ap 23—In _ tlLOVER SEED, for sale by i my 13 WHEAT A BRO.