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PRICER Of PRODCCK IN AI.KXA.NDK1A .<-M»yri> "Ts »iZ Do Family.'« g *" "* * g jg Corn, (white ).. ..y M ^ 0 9*) Corn, (mixed ). ^ u 90 Com. NUaa-r bushel.0*5 0 « «» "AT8.....i uu 0 101 p—■■*-.;:? £ i t IS 0 194 P^sTsu Qun.p. retail, deliver rVro^ ;io'-‘.'.-.v.::.:.7oo 0 700 P.'to* . 57 00 0 07 00 v . tine 1 65 0 2 00 £ Ground Alum.1 00 0 I 15 Birnk. roll, p N.0 20 0 0 25 l)o firkin.0 15 0 0 40 ground.19 £ g » Jg 1 B "ck-Etao •’.as.* ”, g ? ™ Ha*, (tr iootts.7. I F LI >C R-_There were no offerings on L hange, and no export demand. There have been light receipts ol new Flour, but not sulfieient to give tone to the market. Sales to retailers at *7 5o 70 for Union street. WHEAT.—Offerings lair, with an active de mand. Sales of new white at 16Ni#170c.; red DV>tflO*c.; quality interior. Prune tots of tthue or red would command higher figures, and we w ould recommend to our country frieuds to pay more attention to the cleaning oi their Wheat, as the additional trouble will be more than compensated by the enhanced price.— prime Wheat is always in active request m this market, and will command as high it not h,gher prices than in the neighboring markets. CORN.—Sales of white at 9dc., with an ac tive enquiry RYE is active, at an advance, bales on 'Change at 10lc. OATS.-Receipts light. Sales at 6O0b2jC. GUANO—There is a very active demand, «.th large sales, principally of Peruvian. The cargo oi the ship Zephyr, !»•*> tons, has alrea dy been disposed ot, and sales to a large amount hsve been made ot that to arrive. We quote Peruvian No. 1 at *57 f ton, Columbian *IU; .Mexican _ m __ The M^rkatR* Baltinokk, July 29.—1* lour is <juiet, but firm, Howard street, Ohio, and City Mills sold tor $7 6* <*$7,75. Wheat is irregular; red 16utf# io8c , white Ihfxtf 175c. Corn is better; sales of white at SNifooc ; yellow at 87c. Whiskey is unchanged—City 28c., and Ohio 30c. Naw York, July 29—Flour is firm—sales of bbls, State $0.10<*$8.40; Ohio $»>.5o6* $7.30; Southern $7.3O0$7.65. Wheat is heavy, at a decline ot 3c.; sales ol 12,000 bush., hut pri ces are unsettled. Corn % firm ; sales of 13,000 tn>h.; mixed 90c. Provisions are hrm. Mess Pork $24.25. Beef is steady, Chicago repacked . $t6ul$l7. Lard closed buoyant at I5fc. Whis key closed firm; Ohio 32c. Stocks are duller. Cumberland Coal Co., 18$. Sterling Exchange u dull. __ New York Money Market* The weekly New York Bank statement is un eipectedly lavorable in the specie line, showing a loss ot only $838.00*1 from the previous week, alter a toreigu and Sub-treasury drain ot nearly $2, 1UO,<mmi. 'rt> the amount of specie in bank jh to be added nearly a million and a halt tioni California, received on Monday. 1 he increase in the line ot loans is very large, the point now reached being nearly $1 19.)* ‘»,0**0. The in crease is three mi lions eight hundred thousand dollars since the present mouth carne in. The deposite line shows bur lit ie change, the un drawn amount being $f>7 3* *w, 'M>t $87, 005,000. The mterior ban*, oalaiices are in creasing 1 h**re have also been considerable receipts of coin from the interior and neighbor mg cities during the week in settlement ot bal ances, which has counteracted the calls tor spe cie tor shipment. The excess ol irnjiorts lor 1857 over 1856 for the corresponding period, is sixteen and a ^alt millions. The amount of sj»ecie has been con siderably augmented by the consignments trom California, the Illinois having brought $1,468, 1)43. New York Cattle Market, Jaly 98* The price ot Beet Cattle keeps up in this niAiket. Yesterday there was a good demand at last week s figures at Iroin $10 to $12 cwt. The Sheep market was brisk, and about 6.9 n) head changed hands at from $3 to $5 each tor tat Sheep, and trom $2 75 to $3 tor store sheep, and lrom $2 to $3 tor Lambs. 300 Cows were ••tiered, ami sales made at trom $35 to $65 tor milch cows, and from $^3 to $35 tor dry cows. Since January t8.r>7. there have been sold m this market about 130,000 head ot live oneep. vvnicn ♦‘xc**c\is tut* uomoer som tim ing the same period m 1856 by 44,‘MX) head. Sugar. It it stated that the stock on hand in New York is about km) hogsheads, besides from fifteen to twenty thousand hogsheads ol Melada. The Evening Post says the decline in price on this stock since the 1st instant, including reduc tion of duty, is at least two and a half or three millions ol dollars. The tall is fully 1} cents p pound on general qualities, and the market remains depressed. Recent importations trom the West Indies costing I * j cents have been sold in lots at centwh The Western Stales have produced largely from the maple tree, and the drcrease of demand on this market trom that quarter is enough of itself to affect prices seri ously. Every table m the West is supplied with maple syrup anti sugar ol home make. The three great articles of manufacture, •ilk, cotton and wool, are rapidly rising in price in Europe, and doubts are entertained whether the supply of any one of them will be found equal to the demand. Wool is sel ling at from 42s. to 4o-». the todd of 28 lbs.; and th« greater part of the dip, which was on the sheep's back a month ago, baa already, it ia stated, passed into the handa of the spec ulator or the manufacturer. DIVIDEND-A dividend of Four Dollars on each share ol the Capital Stock ol the Bank ol Alexandria, will be paid to the Stock holders on and alter this day, at the office of the Exchange Bank of Virginia. P. E. HOkFMAN, l * - K. JOHNSTON. $ Assignees. jy 30—3t [Nat lnt. and Balt. Sun, 3t] OX MARROW' POMADE.—A supply just manufactured, and for sale in jars or bulk, by JAMES ENTWISLE, Jr., jy 30 Apothecary, No. 04, King-st. NOTICE is hereby given, that all accounts due the late firm of D. Hume & Co., unset tled on the lf*th of Angust, will on thatday be placed in the hands of a lawyer for collection. JOHN J. KNOX, Jr., Surviving Partner, jy 23—tAuglf>__ The exercises of * jlexjxdru ECLECTIC JCJDEMY” will be re turned oh Tuesday, September 1st. GEO A. BAKER, Principal. WM. E. BAKER, Aast Principal jy 28—eotf __ DOCTOR J. B. J0HH90SL SURGEON AND PHYSICIAN. Offers Uis services to the citizens of Alexandria Office No. 7, Washington sheet, two doori cm King. jy 16—Uli * Coal Tdai or tha Cumberland Field. There are iu the Cumberland Coal Field 15 ▼eioe of coal, of vaiious thickness, but six of which are only considered readily availa ble, and profitable to work. These are de signaled respectively as loilows: First at the ; bottom is : The Bluebaugh vein 3$ it. in thickness. *• Parker u 3 u Alt Savage or Faw n Ash 3 u Six loot vein *> “ Big u u 14 * Aleshack u » . “ | The latter vein had not been discovered to i extend all through the entire field, being ! chiefly found it» the north end of the basin. 1 The others extend over the whole field, though i those nearest the lower formations cover tho ! greatest area. The “Big Vein ’ lying nearer ! tUe surface, has been in most of the ravines ! and rallies was1 °d out, whilst in in- ^ <*;iHes j those lying belt w remain;consequently there i is more coal in toe “six looi” or in the i baugh” vein than in tnis, although it ' t»ie • one chiefly worked and is best knowr. There | is a similarity in ail the properties ot tho various coals of the basin, and no one vein Uau be sad to bef.e* than auotbor in its practical economic saiue. Geologists have determined that our 14 foot vein is identical with the “ihttsburg \ e.n. The thickness however, decreases us wo ! goto Westwarbly. Its chemical constituents ; also vary. Tho Reports of Prof. R >dg-rs ! show that tho thickness v ines from seven tect | at Pittsburg, to nine iu Fayette Co., in S un ' erset county to eleven and in the Cuuiber I laud coal field to fourteen feet ot workable | coal. The same reports state that the quan- j tity of gaseous matter in the coals of these ( different 1 icalities, also vary much. The coal 1 of Pittsburg furnishing 40 per cent of volatile j ■ matter, lhat of Somerset Co., ^5 per cent, ; while that of the Cumberland coal field at | fords but 15 per cent. Tne coal ot Pitts ! burg is well adapted tor gas making while ! compared to the Cumberland coal it holds a low raok f*r steam purposes, the experiments of W. R Johnson, 1844, showing their rela tive values to be as 8 to 10. lii * Cumber land coal quite equaling the best qualities of Pennsylvania Anthracite, iu its evaporative power. The quantity of coal in the Cumberland Basin can hardly be computed at too present time, as the knowledge of its extout and con tents is limited, it is estimated that the quantity available now, from the three veius best known is as follows : Big vein,.26^O«J,00!J tons Six loot vein.Ssu.bdtyjUU tons | Forty-lour inch vein,.3‘>3>UOv),u»JO tons , ...» I oil) i ii li M It )*) tons This id from those three veins tiloue, ana j the estimate is rather below than above their actual capacity, it is an amount of coal sufficient with the present consumption ot coal, to supply this country lor centuries; *od practically, it may be said to be inex haustible, and it surpasses lor most purposes any other coal in the United States.— Ctint barland CinVitf/i. __ DIED. On Sunday nit.ht, the 20th instant, after a painful illness, ANDREW SULLIVAN, in the fiftieth year ot his age. He was a volunteer in the Mexican war, in the Alexandria Volunteers, and received an honorable discharge. But alas! he has gone to that "bourne from whence no traveller returns. "He sleeps his last sleep, he has lought his last battle, . No sound can awake hi in to glory again. On the 2Vd ot duly, of consumption, Mr THEOPHILUS NOW’LAND, aged 2t» years. « months, and 4 days. He bore his sickness with Christian fortitude, and teil asleep in his Sa viour's arms. __ almanac. 1*57. Sun Sun JULY. rxstf sets. Moon’s Phases. Mi Thursday.. 4 5G 7 G d h. m. 31 Friday.4 Go 7 4 Full. G 1 2S K. 1 Saturday... 4 07 7 3 ast qr. 1G 2 11m. 2 Sunday. 4 5* 7 2 New.... H» 11 2G m. 3 Monday... 4 Gy 7 1 K*i*t*}‘ 27 1U 3 m. 4 Tuesday.... G 0 7 0, high WATER. 5 Wednesday. 5 lb GP July 30 lh L AT 1ST V A T K 8. London.July l.j j Havre.. 4 Liverpool.July to I Now Orleans.Inly 1> !?» a Hi iM & Lam port OF ALEXANDRIA—JULY -H.». Arrived. Schr. A. V. Bedell, Ryder, New York; general cargo to Nevett At Snowden On the 27th, saw I two schooners on shore to the northward ol Smith's Island. Schr Daniel Brown, Heald. F all River, to l»>r den Mining Co. Capt. Heald reports having run ashore of! Blackiston's Island inconsequence of there being no light in the lighthou »• from 12 o'clock to 3 a. m. Schr. Experiment. Owens, King lieorge,wheat to Perry, Peun> backer At Co. Sailed. Schr. Elizabeth B, Bacon. F'all River, iron by Perry, Pennybaoker Ac Co Steamer Maryland. Mitchell, tor Norfolk. ^-v VESS KLS W A N 1 E1 >— jai^F'or PORTSMOUTH. N. H , BOS ION, NEW YORK, TROY, _J V..#tl.nrn nml L'acturll aim Aivi uivi ii - JV2S FOWLE k CO. FOR NEW YORK —The leguhu pac ito.ket St-hr. FAIRFAX, Molt master, will sail on Thursday For freight apply to jy op_‘Zt S. SH INN. Jannev * W’harf. IlYKKPOOL SALT — j 4000 SACKS COARSE SALT l;'»oo “ FINE SALT, all ten to the ton, just receive*! per Baitpie “Golden Lia, trom Liverpool, tor sale by jy 27 FOWLK k CO. 1 PORTLAND SYR1T AND SUGAR — 450 bbls. Portland Syrup !U0 bbs. A Sugar, just received, and lor sale by FOWLK k CO, jy 11_ Agents. 1VERUY1AN G U A N O.—The subscriber* having made arrangements w ith Messrs. K Rarreda k Bro , to receive their supply of GUANO this season, diukct from thk Chincha Islands, are thereby enabled to oHer tne ar ticle to their agricultural triends at lower prices than it can be procured in any other mar ket in the State. They are daily expecting the ship “Zephyr,” or “Castilian,*’ trom the Is lands Those w ho desire to do so can now en gage to be delivered from tne Ship on arrival. 5 jV 13 FOWLK & CO Deburg s super p h os p hat e of LIME —We have on hand, and will be receiving during the season. tut I supplies of this •excellent fertilizer. It contains over * percent, of pure Ammonia, and about 4.) per cent. Bone Phosphate Lime, besides other valuable ingre dients. For sale at lowest rates, by NEYETT k SNOWDEN. jy 29 Agents for Alexandria. r~ lOLOMBIAN GUANO—We have m store, ) a supply of No. 1 COLOMBIAN GL A NO, ; put up in strong bags, and having the Baltimore State inspection brand, ^or sale at lowest rates, [jy *29] NK\ Ell A SNOW DEN. A A MEXICAN GUANO—We have in ^X ®tore, a full supply* of A A WT H 1 1 E » MEXICAN GUANO, analyzing SO per cent. Bone Phosphate Lime; the richest Mexican Guano ever imported into the country; also, A A BROWN MEXICAN GUANO: analyzing 70 per cent. Bone Phospnate Lime, an unusually rich article of its kind, and much sought after by the farmers of upper Maryland, jy 29 NEYETT k SNOWDEN. LBS. COUNTRY SOAP, for sale by \ PERRY, PENNYBACKER k CO. yy & By Yesterday Kveulug’a Malle. -:o: Destructive Flood.—The heaviest rain with which this community has been visited for live years, fell on Sunday eveuing last, from live to six o’clock. Black clouds came up from the southwest and uorthwest, and seemed to unite in a northwesterly direction from town, and moved to the southeast.— ! The range ol the clouds extended tor many miles north and west, and all the creeks and ruus between Stony Creek tbe Brook, over sowed their embankments, submerging the bottom lauds through which they run. The farmers living on Pugh’s Hun and its tribu taries, seem to have suffered to the greatest extent. Spring houses were washed away, corn greatly damaged, meadows overflowed, fences carried off, and considerable damage done 10 other respects. The \ alley turn pike Bridge across this run was carried uwav, and also a portion ot the gearing ot toe carding machines at Burner’s Mill, and the wall oi the Mill was damaged to some ex tent; and it is a wonder the uuil was not swept away. The river also was much swoo ion, and tne wheat in the shock and the corn crops buffered considerably. A. & II. Hot tel, we understand, lost about one hundred shocks. The streets of the town were over flowed to a considerable depth at several p >int8. but no material damage was done.— Wow!stuck Tenth Ley ion. Attempted Murder.—A daring attempt was made on Monday, to murder John Dodd, overseer for Mr. \V m. Bou!ware, living in Henrico county. Dodd had tied one ol ibe negroes, with the intention of correcting him, when some half dozen others set on him and he was terribly beaten, though he escaped with life. His strength alone saved him.— The participators have be^u taken into cus tody. Auditor of Public Accounts.—Jona than M. Bennett, esq., of Ljwis county, has been appointed by the Executive, Auditor of Public Accounts to till th? vacancy occa- I sioued by the death of the late Oapt. G. W. c lutter. Mr. Bennett was President of tho Branch of the Exchange Bank located at Weston, in Lewis county. He has tilled sev eral posts of a public character, and has es tablished a reputation for ability and admin istrative talent, which makes his appoint ment judicious. Kau.uoad Subscription.—The Lynchburg j Virginian states that tho Board ot Public : Works of Virginia have made a third-fifths ! subscription to the Cumberland Gap Kail- 1 road, and have appointed ktate directors ana proxies. Th-* completion of the road may, therefore, be regarded as a fixed fact. Naval Court* of Inquiry. Before Court No. 1, yesterday, Messrs. (iannell, Thrift and Thomas, citizens of Fair ies county, A a., were examined in behalt of . ex-Lt. Duluny. The court then adjourned | until Friday, on account of the death of Com modore Newton. The other two Courts on meeting im mediately adjourned over. And thou the members and Judges Advo cate of the three Courts, in joint meeting assembled. Commodore Scorer iu the chair, and K. P. Little, esq., as the secretary, adopted the following preamble and resolu tions: Whereas, it has pleased divine Provideuce in this inscrutable dispensation, suddenly to remove from our midst Commodore Johu l. Newton, the presiding officer of the Senior Court of Inquiry now in session iu this city, therefore Resolved, That in this afflicting dispensa tion or Providence, we recognize the truth, that “in the midst of life we are in death.” That in the sudden demise of Commodore John T. Newton the Navy has sustained the loss of a valuable and gallant officer—socie ty that of a worthy and accomplished mem ber—and bis family ft bereavement eliciting • ir sincere and heartfelt sympathy. j That in token of our regard for the de- j ceased, and our sense of our loss sustained i by turseivea as his frieuds and brothers m j toe service, we wear the usual badge of mourning ou the left arm tor a period of 30 days. That a copy of these resolutions be forwar ded t>y the President of this meeting to the family of the deceased. And thereupon, on motion, the meeting adjourned.— Wash. Star. OLD DOMINION NAILS.—The subscri bers would re?pectlully intorm dealers, that they have b< en made agents lor the sale ol the above brand of NAILS. They are now receiv ing, and will continue to keep on hen-*!, a targe supply, which will be sold at the very lowest ca-It prices The quality of the Richmond Nails being so well known in tins mat kef, no commendation is necessary; wherever they can be had, they have th*- preference over ail others. We invite the attention particularly of those merchants who have been purchasing the Haiti more Nans; we will se-1 you u murhln-tUr nrtitlc, and you will save freight, commission. Ac. jv vvi JOHN T. CREHiHTON U CO. Ikjf ARSHALL HOTS E, Ai.icxandkia, Va — j The subscriber has leaded the above nam«d HOTEL, and having thoroughly repaiied and refurnished it, asks o» the travelling public, a share of their patronage. 3ly house is central iu its location, being on King street, at the cor tier ol Pitt, immediately in the centre ol busi ness. The TABLE is supplied with every deli cacy in season Tue CHAMBERS are roomy, and carefully looked after. TheSKRVANIS are polite and attentive! and tin* Proprietor and his Assistants, are anxious to make it pleasant to all who sojourn in Alexandria to patronize this house. OMNIBUSES are always in atten dance at the Caiw and Steamboats, to convey passengers to the house. L. S. PRITCHARTT, jv *2.7 —3m Proprietor. NrK.\V PAPER HANGINGS ANI> IN I E RIOR DECORATIONS.—J. P. CL, 1KKE, No. I r.s, Ai/ig street, has on hand, and is con stantly receiving Irorn the bes* American and French Mann! icuirers,the latestsly.esoi W ALL PAPER, which he invites the attention of persons in want ot these goods to call and ex amine. as they will be sold l >w. Rooms papered at reasonable prices,and war ranted to please. jv 2B REMOVAL—The subscriber has removed * to the S. E. COHN Eli OF pRISCE AND Usi >N streets, next door to his old stand, where he will he pleased to have his old friends and cus tomers call. He has on hand a well selected stock oi GRO CERIES, LIQUORS, \r„ which he will sell low* tor cash, or to punctual customers on usual time. [iy 27] W. ML SMITH, N* OTICK —All persons having claims against the estate of the late Mrs. Axse Hender son, are requested to present them,dulv authen ticated, to the subscriber, at the Counting House of Messrs. Caz**nove At Co., and all persons in debted are requested to make immediate pay ment. RICHARD H. HENDERSON, jy 28—eo3t Administrator. DR. WM. J. LUCK, having located in Salem. Fauquier county. \ a., offers his proles tional services to the citizens and public gene rally. He will always be found at his office when not professi* na’ly engaged. Salem, Va., jy 2b—eo2in rpUTOR IN A PRIVATE FAMILY WAN | TED.—I wish to engage as a teacher in my family, lor the ensuing session, a young gentleman from some of the Southern States, and who is qualified to teach all the branches of an English and Classical education. Refer ence required. Apply by letter to JAMES K. SKINKER. Broad Run Statiou, M. G. R. R.,jy 22—co2w LOCAL ITEMS. -» ■ -o - — City Council.—Both branches of the City , Council were in session, on Tuesday night. ' A communication was received from the Mayor enclosing a letter from tho City Au thorities of Knoxville, Tennessee, asking the appointment of delegates from this city to the Southern Commercial Convention, to bo held at Knoxville, on the 10th of August, and the Mayor was authorized to appoint twenty delegates. The following gentlemen were appointed delegates to attend the Convention, to be held in Buckhannoo, in Upshur County, on the 5th of August, to consider the propriety of exteudiug the Alexandria, Loudoun and Hampshire Railroad to the Ohio river, viz: R. II. Miller, G. II. Smoot, Francis Miller, Benjamin llallowell, S. G. Miller, G. D. Fowle, T. M. Monroe, I. Buckingham, D. Funsten, and L. B. Taylor. The resignation of R. K Stone as Dispen ser of Medicine for the poor, was received and accepted, and John Leadboater «fc Son eleoted to fill the vacancy. The Canal—The Chesapeake and Ohio and Alexandria Canals, are now in tine nav igable order, and a large fleet of Coal boats is expected here every hour. The Coal wharves already present a lively und bu-y appearance, with quite a number of vessels collecting there awaiting the arrival of the “Black Diamonds,” with which they are to be freighted. Fkeiuuts.—In consequence of the resump tion of navigation on the Canal, and tho large amount of Coal expected here for ex po. tation, vessels are in great dornaud, and freights have considerably advanced. Guano.—There is now an active demand, which is steadily increasing, for this article, and large quantities of No. I Peruvian, are being shipped daily by railroad and river, to the farmers in the upper and lowor country. The cargo of the ship Zephyr, (nearly two I thousand tone.) which arrived hereon Satur day list, has already been disposed of at S57 ton, and large sales have been made, to arrive. Mes«rs. Fowle & Co. expect an- , other ship, from the Cbitioba Islands, iu a ! short time. Dividend.—It will be seen by reference to tho advertisement in another column of to day's Gazette, that a dividend of $4 on each share of the stuck of tho Bank of Alexan- j dria, will be paid by the assignees to the 1 Stockholders, on and after to-day. The Washington States says:—“We un derstand that Mr. Crocker, a farmer, resid ing in Virginia, a few miles beyond tho Po tomac, has been missing since Tuesday even ing last. He had attended market; and, on his return homeward, he stepped at a tavern , near the Lung Bridge, on the Virginia side. I Having taken two or three drinks there, ho expressed a determination to return to tho city, and departed towanls the bridge on foot since when nothing has been heard of him.” At Sonora, California, on the 19th of June, several prisoners escaped from jail; but Mr. James Lunt, a native of Alexandria, Ya., the jail keeper, took his gun, followed them, etptured them, and brought them back to their old quarters. YVell done fur Mr. Lunt, and may ho always bo successful ! Mr. Jus. Steuart, also, a native of Alexandria, is tho Sheriff of Sonora. The death of Com. Newton, U. S. N., is much lamented in this place, uf which ho was a native, and where ho has many rela tives and personal friends, lie was a gal Unt officer, and deservedly esteemed by all who knew him. His funeral will take place from tho Meade House, on F street, in Wash ington, this morning, at 10 o'clock. Tho States says:—“There is but a slight prospect of the steamer George Washington being replaced by the George Page. We learn that the parties in New York, referred to yesterday, havo agreed to pay £14,000 for the YVasbington. Unless something unfore seen occur**, the boat will bo transferred about the 12ch of next month.” Trottino Course.—We learn that a Trot ting Course is being prepared near the Long . . . . . • T . • J . LinJgo, on this siue tno river, it i« umuo by a stock Company, composed of citizens of Washington and Alexandria, and it is ex pected to be completed in about a week. The Washington Star says:—“The Presi dent of the Washington and Alexandria Rail road Company is about putting that road in tirst rate order, with a view to a resumpt ion of travel on that road. It will be done by the tirst of September.” Laborers Wanted —Five hundred labor ers can find immediate employment at the Alexandria Coal Wharves. Alexandria female seminary.— The tenth annual se^iun ol this Institu tion \\ ill commence on the loth 01 next Sep tember, ami those who propose to send their daughters, eith< r as day scholars or boarders, will please make early application, as no seats will be reserved unless jiositively engaged. Circulars, containing particulars, can he ob tained by applying to JAS. S. HALLOW ELL, 7 mo lin_Principal. "VTOTICE TO FISHERMEN —The snbscri* her olfirs at private sale his large FISH ING OUTFIT, comprising one large round bottom Boat, good as new; also one laige Bateau, Scowes, a large number of Vats and Stands, look out Boats, Seines, eight iion Cap stans, between live and six hundred barrels; also a good deal of Salt and the usual appurtenances o a Fishery. The above can be seen at any time at'Upper Goose Bay, by calling on the subscriber. Those feeling interested can ascertain terms by calling on Thomas Perry, of Alexandria, or on the subscriber at his residence in Nanjemoy. THOS. P. GRAY. Charles County, Md.. je 2—eo2m _ ~A CARD.—TO MY FRIENDS AND THE /V. PUBLIC GENERALLY.—DEVjiUGHS begs leave to acknowledge his thanks for your liberal patronage, and hopes that it may in crease. H? has just received a supply of FRUIT. As follows .— Oranges. Lemons, Citron, Brandy Peaches Tamennds Prunes, Figs, Raisins English Walnuts, Almonds, (hard and soft shell,) Palm Nut* Pecan Nuts, Ground Nut*, Filberts, and Can dies. Come in and see for yourselves. WM. H. DEVAUGHN, ap 18 No. 211, King street. Hotel candles.—20 boxes 12*, fo sale by |Jy 6J WHEAT * BRO. BY magnetic telegraph. Litter from Key Weal* Charleston, July 28.— The steamer Isa bel arrived last eight with Havana and K*y West dates of the 25th. Tho ship Cossack j from New Orleans for Liverpool, with a car* go of cotton was destroyed by tire on the 17th iust., southwest of Tortugas. The cap tain arrived at Key West ou the 22d. Pro*prc|« of an Indian W»r. IUbuoue, Iowa, July 28. — Hites of the 20th have been received from the Sioux agen cy via St. Paul’s, reporting that 10,(HJU In dians were defying the troops, and that a ruiewal of hostilities was unavoidable.— The settlers were Hying for protection. Gov. Medary was at the agency, endeavoring to preserve peace. He sustains the action of t :e Superintendent in suspending the Indian a muities until tho Sioux nation should de liver up the infamous band ul murderers.— Tue Sioux still refuse, and are trying to bring about a collision with the Govermeot troops, i Tho telegraphic dispatch from the Secre tary of War, refusing to grant the request of Governor Medary for permission to arm tho volunteers, occasioned someexcitemeut. i wo hundred men had been prepared, and deter mined to march thither if Deeded for the pro tectiou of the frontier. The Democratic Convention had not or ganized. __ 'Washington Items* It is said to-day, on the Avenue, that yes terday the President received from Drighani Young a letter expressing gratification at being about to be relieved from the labors and cares of federal office, and pledging him self that the Mormous will treat all the fede ral officers he may send to the Territory well, provided they prove to be honest men, who attend only to the legitimate discharge of their official duties. His letter is further said to be replete with abuse of the returned Territorial U. S. functionaries. Tho three Assistant Postmaster Generals having, upon due examination of the bids and samples offered for furnishing stamped nttti aIavmiu rnAnftni 1 n» rh« Puritmftfiter (ieneral their opinion that the bid of G. F. Nesbitt, of New York, was the lowest and best bid offered. The Postmaster General himself inspected the samples and prices of the com peting bids, and decided to award the con tract to the said Geo. F. Nesbitt, as the low est and best bidder, having reference to quality of samples and prices. Governor McMullen, of Washington Terri tory, who is now in this city, departs by the eteamer of the 5th of August for his post oq tbo Pacific side. We hear that it is not the intention of the President to make foreign appointments ere the meeting of Congress, other than such as may be necessary to fill existing vacancies, or those that may occur.— Wash. Star, of ]'esterday A fternoon. ALEXANDRIA GAZETTE JOB PRINTING OFFICE. HAVING JUST A DDK!) LARGELY TO OUR ASSORTMENT or JOB TYPE, ^•Eiul.rai-ins E7EP.7 7£P.IET7, wo are prepared to execute orders for the following, with NEATNESS AND DESPATCH. PAMPHLETS. BILL HEADS. CHECKS, SCHOOL REPORTS, CIRCULARS, RAIL ROAD RECEIPTS. NOTES, APOTHECARIES LABELS, BILLS LADING, BUSINESS CARDS, POSTERS, HANDBILLS. W ARRANTS, BONDS, VISITING CARDS, and every description of printing, Executed upon a? reasonable terms, as at auy crr:3E scttk zt the pctsmas. Office, No. 70 Prince Street, between Fairfax and Royal Streets. _iv 28-—tf I. O._O. P. EXCURSION OF POTOMAC LODGE, No. 33,1.O.O.F. OX FRIDAY. JULY Wit, IS-',7, FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE ORPHANS. ipv< 1'OIU.VIAU LO i>G 1*., No. I •";•£!. O. O. F., will make an KXUUR Sl(L\ on the steamer GKO. lYASHIIS/GTOA, on Friday. 31st of July, lo the WHITE HOUSE. The proceeds oi ihe Excursion will he »levo ted to the School Fund of the Lodge, provided for the education of Orphans—an object which | must appeal to the sympathy of every generous I heart. I hivun ivii Rcci!Fs»iwkntts will be prepared by Mr. Samuel Tennesson. Dixnkii bo cents. The Pavilion will be engaged lor Dancing. The Commute** pledge themselves to do all 1 in their power to make tne Excursion as agree able as p .ssible. The Orphans will accompany the Excursion. l^tT* KSrUTA’S celebrated Band has been en gaged tor the occasion. Tickets, admitting a gentleman and lady, $1. Single Tickets lor Ladies, bO cents. Children niuler 12 years ot age. ‘<20 cts. I ickets can 1 e procured trom Samuel Tennesson, Albert L. Gib son, H. B. Whittington. A. Eucbsel, and o! either ol the toliowjpg Committee: Wesley Avery, Nathaniel Hayes, A. D. Warlield, Phinea.s Reed, Hugh Latham. nr The Boat w ill leave her whart (Dainger lield’s) precisely at 8 o’clock, and returning will leave the White House at b o'clock, P. M. Cr*The membeis of the Ouoku will meet at the Hail, at 7 o'clock. A. M , for the purpose of escorting the Orphans to the Boat. The music will head the procession. jy 2b—dtd 1' AND FOR SALE—Having determined to _j niove to the West, 1 offer for sale the ♦aun on which I now reside, in Fauquier coun ty. Va., containing TWO HUNDRED ACRES. This l.irm lies three miles east ot the tow’n of Warrenton, which is connected by railroad with the cities ol Alexandria and Richmond, and within one ai.d a quarter miles of the Alexan dria Turnpike. The neighboorhood is a very agreeable one and the location eminently heal thy. The buildings consist of a commodious DWELLING, and outhouses, comprising ! Kitchen. Smoke house,Ice house, Stables, Corn 's house and a large Barn, all of which are new\ ! The land is susceptible of the highest degree. , of improvement, and with as little expense as any land in the county. It is well watered by never-failing springs, Mill Run passes through 1 a portion oi it, comprising about twenty-five I acres of meadow land which is finely set in I grass. The supply of wood and timber is abun dant. In addition to these advantages, there is A VALUABLE MILL SEAT on the farm, w hich has once been used lor the purpose of a manu’acturing mill, and which would be a most desirable location for a similar establishment on a smaller scale. As persons desirous ol pur i chasing will doubtless look lor themselves, it is | unnecessary to say more, d am satisfied that no farm in market furnishes more lavorable induce ments to any one who may desire to make a sate land judicious investment in land. »l,e un* questionable. For terms, which will be rea I sonable, and other information, apply on the premite* to . „ «• «. GRA1. Fauquier County, jy 23 cootB__ LASTF.R.—Soft Blue Windsor Plaster, to arrive, for sale by GRAY, MILLF.R & CO., jy 13 corner of King and Water »U. I AUCTION SALES. I SHERIFF’S SALE.—Agreeably to an order O ol the County Court, and to satisfy Jail lees and other expenses, l shall offer for sale io front ol the l unit House, in the city ol Alex andria, mi the first Monday in Jugust, a NEGRO MAN. who was committed to the Jail ot said County, as a runaway slave. Terms cash jy 30—dts E SANGSTKR, Sheriff. BY J- Met oRMll K—Ai'ctionbkr 'll 7*ILL BE OFFERED FOR SALE, at the f f residence ol R. I«. Brocken, corner ot St. i Asaph and Queen she-ts.on TutsJuy. Jugust 4th, 1 commenting at Wo'rlmk. and continuing tromday today till all is sold, his HOUSEHOLD AND KITCHEN FURNITURE, to which the atten tion of the public is invited. The articles to lie sold consist o! a fine toned Piano, a large assort ment of Parlor. Dining Room. Chamber and Kitchen Furniture; also a large and valuable Cook Stove, suitable for a Hotel ora Boarding House, large Iron Wash Boiler. Iron Bath I ub. 30 handsome Office Chairs, a Ruling Carriage, in first rate order. Ac . Ac. At private sale, an assortment of school Desks and School furniture. Philosophical Apparatus Ac., also a lot of Seats suitable tor a public Hall or Lecture Room, cases tor apparatus, Ac. jy 29—dU I^RF.F. STONE POINT FISHERY' FOR ^ KENT.— <hi Tuesday, the ’4-)th day of Ju gust. at 12 o'clock. M . betoie the Mayor * Office, in the city of Alexandria, the undersigned, exe cutor. will offer lor rent, at public auction, the said FISHERY’ tor live successive fishing sea | son*, commencing in the spring IbOS. Term? made known at the time ol renting. JOHN W. FAIREAX, Executor of jy 2f)—dim Henry Fairfax, deceased II TYCKOFF GOLD MINES FOR SALE. J j —Pursuant to a decree ol the County Court of Fauquier County, pronounced on the 24th ol June, lb.r>7, in the cas% ol Engs vs. the Wyckoir Gold Mining Company, the under signed, who were ap|H>inted Commissioners to execute the said decree, will offer lor sale, at public auction, to the highest bidder, at Mnrris wlle, iu the said county, on Friday, the 31 it day of July. I5nr>7, if fair, if no!, the next lair day, all that TRACT OF LAND u^>on which the said mines are situated. This land is located in the lower end of Fau quier county, about two miles Irom Morrisville, and ten from the Orange and Alexandria Rail road. The T ract contains Sl3 ACRES, by re Mceut survey, and has upon it a good DWELLING HOUSE, with all the neces sary out-houses. There is also situated upon it an immense Building erected at a heavy cost to the Company, tor Mining purposes. Seveial veins of ore have been opened and worked, aud the whole tract indicates rich mineral wealth. To those wishing to prosecute mining, this | Farm offers great attractions, whilst the Ma chine House, which would make an elegant barn for Slock, the Saw Mill, Ac., render it very de sirable to iarmers. This property will be so.d on the following terms:—Ten per cent, of the purchase money to be paid in cash, and the residue to be secured by bond with good personal security, payable in six, twelve, and eighteen months, the title to be withheld until the last instalment is paid, and upon failure to complete the purchase by executing boad with approved security, the cash deposit to be forfeited and the land resold at the risk of the purchaser RICE W. PAYNE, WILLIAM H. PAYNE, Fauquier Co., je 30—eots Commissioners. FTBLIC SALE OF VALUABLE LAND. —By virtue of a decree of the Circuit Court of Fauquier County, pronounced on the 20th day ot September, lNr>f>, in the case of Ashby against Adams, the undersigned will sell at Public Auction, at Piedmont Station, in the said county of Fauquier, on Friday, the 1 4th day of jhtgwU, 1857, if lair, if not, the next fair day thereat ter, that highly desirable TRACT OF LAND now held and occupied by Benjimin F. Adams, and lying in said County, within three miles of the ManassasGap Railroad. The Tract contains about TWO HUNDRED ACRES, and has a soil highly improved and well adapted to the growth of Wheat and Corn, with an abundant supply of wood and water. a The improvements consist of a DWEL LING HOUSE, and other necessary out buildings. Persons in want of a small Farm, w ith the advantages of a convenient market, good society, and healthfulness of location, are requested to examine this Farm beloie buying elsewhere Terms of Sate :—One tenth oi the purchase money to be paid in hand on the day of sale; the residue in three equal instalments, of six, twelve, and eighteen months, to be secured by the bonds of the purchaser, with good personal security; the cash payment to be torteited it the purchaser fails to complete his purchase, the tide to De withheld, and the land subject to re sale under the order of the Court, as a further security lor the deterred instalments. CHAS. T GREEN, Commissioner. Fauquier Co., Va., jy 13—‘>awts. riALK OF VALUABLE SLAVES-By yir tue of a deed of trust from the late Win. S. Mason, ol the County ol Fairfax, to the sub scriber, dated the 1st dayol .January, 1».V>, and recorded on the 3d day ol said month and year, in the records of Fairfax County Court, and tor the purposes therein mentioned, I shall between the hours of 12 M. and 2 F. M.. on Thursday, the 2''th uj jiugust next, if fair, if not, the next lair day, at tne Tavern of Samuel Catts, West End, in the said County ol Fairfax, offer for sale at public aucti on to the highest bidder, tor cash, two likely NLA V KN—one a young mulat to woman aged about 22 years, and a good house servant; the other, a negro boy aged ten years. Selling as trustee, l shall only convey such title as is vested in me, which however, is be lieved to be unquestionable. JOHN A. WASHINGTON, Trustee. Fait tax Co., jy 15—eots MEADOW FARM FOR SALE.—! offer at Private Sale, my FARM lying in the Comity ol Prince William, adjoining ihe land ot Judge Tyler, and immediately on the Turn pike Road leading Irom Alexandria to Warren ton. and two and a hall miles Irom Gainesville, a Depot on the Manassas Gap Railioad, thirty live miles distant Irom Alexandria; which place can be reached in two hours on the Cars. This Estate contains NINE HUNDRED AND FORTY-ONE AND A HALF ACRES, —about four hundred ot which are in Wood and timber. The balance is cleared, and divided in to nine Fields, all ot them w’ell watered by last ing Springs, broad Run—a large and never tailing mountain stream—passes through the Estate troin West to East, bordering on which i* a beautiful Meadow’ of one hundred acres, now well taken in Timothy and blue grass, and not only valuable as a Meadow, but highly uselul for grazing purposes. The uplands are rolling and susceptibe of any degree ol improvement. The improvements aiea largssnd com ^iilmodious DWELLING, with seven »p** cion* rooms, tour above and thiee below' stain, and the nece»sary out-houses. Surrounding t e yard is a large and tlouiishing Orchard ot p ples, Pears. Peaches, Cherries, Apricots, ., o the finest varieties, and many ot them in fu bearing. Country Stores are numerous and con venient. The neighborhood is b>' any in the State lor health, and affords the bent S°Tho^e within* to purchase a fine country re sidence, will do well to call and examine this k*FV further information, address Judge Z. Collins Lee, Baltimore, Md, or the subscriber, DR JAS. W. F. MACRAE. Buckland, Pr. Wm. Co.. Va.. ap 14—eotf Hickory, oak, and pine wood for SALE —SAMUEL BEACH $ SON are now engaged in running their owrn Wood to market, consisting ot the above named kinds, which they offer lor sale, (at their Wood Y ard, on St. Asaph street, opposite the Jail, or at the F’»h Whai£ where landed,) to their customers and others, cheap for cash; and as they intend to sell lor small profits, ask a share of public patronage. SAMUEL BEACH, jy 17—dim_JOHN S. BEACH. F)RK —10 bbU. Mess Pork, tor sale at je 19 HARPER * ROUSHS. AUCTION SAI.KS. SALE mis DAY. FJBLIC SALE OK VALUABLE REAL ESTA I’E.—By virtue ol a decree oi the < irctiit Court lor the County oi Alexai.dna. Virginia, rendered at the May term, lb.r>7, m the j suit of Ellison & Sons, against William E At ; well and others, the undersigned, Commission j eis appointed by said decree, will orfer at pub ; lie sale, ill trout ol the Major’s Olhce. in tt:e city ol Alexandria, Virginia, on TUmuiny U>< ! [HJtfi tiny of July. 18*57, at 12 Otloik. Al . I he lol loping ties^Ilhed REAL ES 1 A l E. Situate ill the >aid city i%t Alexandria. No. i A LOT OR QUARTER SQUARE OK GROUND, situated on the North side oi Princess street, and East side ol Royal street, .v the intersection ot said streets, fronting on Pun cess street 1*23 leet f» inches, and on Royal : street 17»> leet 7 inches—from which said lot ol 1 ground is to he deducted, a lot of ground con J veyed by William E Atwell and wste to John | T. Gordon, and described as follows, to wst | Beginning al ibe middle of the squaie, on the j Noith, side of Princess street. Llween R.ival 1 and Fail lax stre ts. and running W est on Prin cess street thirty leet; thence North parallel to Royal street sixty live leet; thence East parallel to Princess street tnirty leet; thence South m a straight line to the beginning. So 2. A LOT OK GROUND, bounded a follows: Beginning on the East side ot Allied street 1U0 feet 7 inches, North oi Prince -street, and at the Noith line of an alley, II let-; 7 inches wide, and running East with sa d a'lev and parallel to Prince street 73 feet, thence North parallel to Allred street 22 leet; thence West parallel to Prince street to Allr»d slice , thence with Allred street to the beginning No 3. A LOT OF GROUND, on the N nn side ol King street, which is thus described m a deed Irom Charles McKuighf to William E. Atwell, dated Uith of April. 185*2 : Beginning at the W’est corner of William McKmgbt s lot. thence running West on King stieet 12 leet 3$ inches; thence North and parallel to Royal street nut'eet. to a three feet alley; thence Ea.-l 12 feet and 3.J inches, parallel with King stiee*. thence South and parallel with Royal street . leet to the beginning, togethei with tii*» right ol way over a three leet alley, running hack ot ^ai.i lot out into Royal street, and. also, the use ot and right of way over a court or alley adjoin ing said lot, and back of H. L. Simpson s More, which court is twenty feet long by ten leet wide, in an oblong form: thetei; feet side ot tin* com' is parallel with King street. This lot i> sold subject to a debt ot tlu** the estate ot Charles McKnight, dee d , and secured by deed of trust. Terms ok Salk:—One-tenth ol the purchase money to he paid ill band, and the residue in three equal instalments, at six, twelve, and eighteen months, Irom the day ol sale, w ith in terest from said period—the said deterred pay ment9 to be secured by the bonds ot the pm I _ __I__...... k c.nr.to 'tll.i Ill»- tl ciia.-ci, niiu gww jituwiiui . tie to be retained until the purchase money is fully paid, and the property liable to be re-old upon the failure of any purchaser to comply with the terms ol sale. FRANCIS L. SMITH, >C m r, DAVID FUNSTKN, \ Comm 25—2av.t* SALE THIS DA y 1 EXTENSIVE SALK OF NKW FI RM TURK AT AUCTION.—We shall sell at our Auction Room, No. I Royal stre*-r 0,1 Thursday morning, the 30th I nil, ill \*orluk, a splendid lot Ol NKW fclRNIIURK. hm*-tI^ Baltimore made, and name: Nine S<>i;i*. two very line: Three Lounges; Two Marble lop Bureas; Two Fine Dressing Bureaus; Two Com mon do.: Three Fine Marble Top Tables: Five Cherry Breakfast and Dining Tables; S!\ 1 oi let Tables; Six Fine Hair Seat Chairs Four Hair Seat Rockers; Five Cane Seat Rocker*, a lot of Cane Seat Chairs; Child's Chair-. <*i!t and Mahogany Frame Mirrors: Six Double and Single Cottage Bedsteads; Double and Single Mattresses, Ac.. Also, 50<) yds. Carpeting. Persons wanting a superior article ol Fun.i ture, would do well to attend this sale, as \\e are to close out the whole lot. jy *24—4t LEWIS CLARE A CO. Auct SALK THIS PAY. rpAVKRN PROPERTY FOR SALK—In j| pursuance ot a decree ot the C ircuit I our? ot Fairfax Comity, pronounced at its June term. 1S57. in the case ot Levi hidwell s guardiai . vs. Robert Kidwell. Ac., the undersigned. Com mi&sioner, will olfer at public sale, on thepiem Mises, on the ‘30th day of July inf tout, the TAVERN HOUSE and LOT, formerly belonging to Hezekiah Peacock, on the Middle Turnpike road, lft miles trom Alexandria, with TWENTY FIVE ACRES OF LAND attached thereto. This property is well known ns a Tayek* Stand, and is valuable a« such; tbe land is in good order, with about six acres ol Woodland There is a good Orchard upon the premises, and the usual outbuilding*, in tolerable repair. Terms of Sale :—One-tenth ol the purchase money in hand; the balance in ft, 12. and IS months, with interest, to be secured by bond with good security, and the title to be retained until the whole pui chase money is paid. Possession given on the 1st day ot January, THOMAS J PEACOCK, Fairfax Co., Va . jy 7— lawts Commissioner I^UBLIC SaLE.—By virtue ot a deed ol tiuM 9 executed by John F. Latshaw and wife, on ttie “20th day of October, lhf*4, and ot recoid in the Clerk's Otlice of Prince William County Court, the undersigned, therein nameu as I ms tee. tor the purposes therein set lortu, will s»*!l to the highest bidder, for cash, on Monday, ih' ‘irddayo/ .du*u»t next, (that being Court day ) at the iront door of the Couit House ol Pm ce William County, two TRACTS OF LAND, situated in said County, near Dumfrie,. i ae first contains SEVEN HUNDRED asi> M)l h ACRES, 1 iood, 2h 32-40 pole*. The second (ad joining the first.) contains SIXl\ A( Kh\ 2 roods, and 27 poles. These tracts are we!I ;«> •Eg rated for fanning purpose*—have good jjijlBUILDINGS, and are considered among tbThest farms in that poitionof the Comity. Selling as Trustee, I will only convey such ti tie as is vested in me, as such, which is believ ed to be good. F.PPA H I N I ON, 1 rust# e. Prince Wm County. Va. iy 4—eots fllRUSTEK'S SALE.—By virtue ol a deed of I trust, executed to me by W. H Norvell and Edith A., his wile, on the mb day ol June, lSf>4. and of record in the Clerk * Office ol Prince William County Court, I shall, on Mm day, the '3rd day of jhi^ust next, sell by public auction, before the Iront door of the Court House of said County, for the purpose of pay in*/ the debt secured by the said deed, a I RACT OF LAND, lying in the said County, on the wa ters of Quantico, adjoining the lands ot T. T. Cannon, Mary B. Cannon, and Lundy Dowell, containing TWO HUNDRED ako TEN ACRES. Teims, ca*h. Such title as is vested in me by sard deed, will be conveyed to the pur* * baser. M. B. SINCLAIR, lrustee. Brentsville, je 20—eot* 11 ARM FOR SALE—1 oiler for sale “CAR* Jl KINGTON,” the residence of my lather, James Rust, containing 404 ACRES. This Farm lies in the upper part of Fauquier county, and is within four miles of Piedmont and Mark ham Stations, on the Manassas Gap Railroad. 'The land is in a fine state of cultivation, being divided into seven fields, and a meadow' with a running stream of water in each, which mak**« it a most admirable farm for Grazing, as well as tor Farming purposes^ Tbe improvements are of superior quality, and as persons wishing to purchase would like to examine the premies, I invite them to call on me, near Piedmont Sta tion. and I will take pleasure in showing them the property, aud make known the terms, which will be liberal. F. G. RUSI, Trustee of Sarah Rust. Fiedmont Station, my ‘2<v—3taw3m_ WE offer for sale— Peoria and Oqtiawha Railroad Bond**, an unquestionable security, paying P**f cent interest. _ .. . , Orange and Alexandria Railroad Bonds. Alexandria Water Company Stock. Bank of tbe Old Dominion do. Alexandria City Stock. Aiexanoi f()frLE 8N0WI)EN * <o, mb 24 Nos. 07 and W, Jsing sUcet.