•-Tvm SATUIDAY MORNING, AUGUST 22, 1857. "NO. 199,
t V/J i« 14 V
ai«uu i.'^HieAYIrgiiU Advertiser, j
PUBLISHED DAILY BY
KUO AH SAOWDKR,
At t i>. liars p*,r manual. parable half yearly.
Cieielie 4> \ Irglalt Advertiser*
(FOK Tilt COUNTRY)
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......it s.k. i u*-l three tiinee Ibr one dollar. Adver
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. 4, .. r < 1U-X IN-KKTIOSI INSiDK. or CeUU OUTSIDE.—
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A |7*rtn u -ei' ‘ y tb«* yi-ar. at prices to be agreed upon,
*j tfjn; reicf’-uce to t usual amount of space they may
,. V Qp V*.
P^, \ i*er-i-iriir by the y.-ar not to advertise articles
„ r in ■:;i t -l in their regular businewt, nor to insert In
•fi-ir t«ivertb*eu»euls auy other names than their own.
»r:1 ’‘irionr N'/ricxa. exceeding five lines,
h«rr— I f r t> advertisement*.
OKANGKand ALEXANDRIA RAIL ROAD.
crkTi' SOCTHKXX mail link
Twice daily. (>un*Uy nights excepted.) be
f-A^cn Washington and the South, via Alhxan
. * G.ao.N.N.sviLLK. and Richmond.
Leave* AiVxan Iriu at 7jo clock, A. M.
Alexandria at 5>f o'clock, P. M.
Karc from Washington to Richmond, $5,50.
II Kok Lymbmjii and thk South West.
| Ltave Alexes iria at ~i o'clock, A. M., ar
I ; ;n UmnrH next morning at 4, A. M.,
I f■ .j i.-rrng with rhe traius on the Virginia and
I TiBBimcr Railroad lor Sbvn. Mail Stages
I .T »rn Charfotttivillt to Lynchburg a distance of
I •Jo mies.
I fdre irorn Alexandria to Lynchburg, $7,50.
| •* “ to Memphis. $34.
I The most expeditious route to the Virginia
Springs—only six hours' stage travel to the
[ Greenbrier White Sulphur.
j Leave Alexandria, at 71 o'clock, A. M., ar
rive a: Whitk N lchck the same night.
I Karr from Alexandria to White Sulphur, $12,
[ c je 13—tt
[ MANASSAS GAP RAIL ROAD.
1 JASsK'NoKKs tor this Road will leave the
J[ Alexandria Station, iu the Orange Traiu
at 7 15. A. M., daily (Sundays expected.)
je 93—tt LOW. GREEN.Trea urer.
11o7 SPRING 4nd SUMMER ARRANGEMENTS. 1857
ADAMS’ EXPRESS COMPANY
TWITE the attention o! the public to the
X facilities afforded by this Company, for the
quick and sate conveyance ot Specie, Bank
Notes, valuable packages, heavy and bulky
EXPRESSES lor the East, to Baltimore,
Paiiadelphia. New York, Boston, Providence,
Hart.ord, Ac., leave our office daily, at 2, P. M.
EXPRESSES lor the South, to Richmond,
Fredericksburg Petersburg, Lynchburg, and lor
points in North Carolina. South l arolina, ueor- j
gu. Alabama, ami Tennessee, leave daily at
2, P. M. . .
Our EXPRESSES are always accompanied
by careful and trustworthy messengers, and the
public can rely upon all business entrusted to us
i*uii done with safety, punctuality, and des
Ratks.—On heavy freight from Baltimore,
3*$ cents 100 lbs.; from Philadelphia, $1;
trow Now York, $1.50.
No packages of goods taken by weight, un*
\m weighing over 200 lbs.
teb%>—if R. W, FALLS. Agent.
x* VESSELS WAN TE1), for Portsmouth,
^IlfcN H . Boston. New York, Troy, and other
Northern and El astern cities.
jV 28 FOWLE k CO
x* FOR FREIGHT OR CHARTER —Br.
<j*A$ihr ALBl ALBON, carrying about 1100
bids. Apply to CAZENOY F, & CO.
The Steamer GEORGE. PAGE
Passengers to and tr»»mall the trains on the
Washington Branch Railroad will take the
GEORGE PAGE. ELLIS L. PRICE:,
mb 3—tf Captain.
FOR OLD POINT AND NORFOLK.
rap The steamer MARYLAND, will, j
the Nth July, commence running
regularly to the above places, leaving YSashing
tor every Wednesday and Saturday atOo clock,
A. M , and Alexandria at i»Y. Returning, will
lea\* Norfolk every’ Monday’ and I hursday, at 4
o'clock. P M. She will touch, going and re
turning. at OLD POIN T, PINKY POIN1, j
BLA( KISTON’S, ami all the usual LANDINGS
op the Potomac. Passage, including meals, to
Old Point and Norfolk. $">.
Jy :i—tf WM. MITCHELL, Captain.
TEAS LlUVOKSvA.YO TOBACCO.
RIDGKLY, HAMPTON fc CO.,
WtlOliK^ALK DKALKK9 AN
TKJS, LHJLOtiS, JND TOHJiVO, ONLY\
A RE', now receiving their FALL SUPPLY
ot the above GOODS, comprising every
art;cle in their line, ami by far the largest Stock
ever belore offered in this market.
They respectfully iusilc the attention ot deal
ers to an examination ot their Stock, with the
[ A'suranoe that they can, and will, sell to them
upon the most favorable terms, and as low* as
! the same description of goods can be purchased
in any market further North. aug ♦>
T?RENCH BRANDY—A further supply of
IX the famous‘fj tiles Room A Co. brand,just
at'.devl, which together with other popular
brands, we offer tor sale low.
aus 12 RIDGELY, HAMPTON & CO.
X BBLS. APPLE BRANDY, warranted pure,
*1 and three years old: also, a large lot of
MOUNTAIN RYE WHISKEY” a superior
article, tor sale by
aus 1> RIDGELY, HAMPTON A CO.
1>0RTER, ALE. AND BROWN STOUT,of
X the most approved brands, tor sale by
m 12 RIDGELY. HAMPTON A CO
Pennsylvania pure rye whiskey,
X Copper D:>til!ed, just received, by
5J W R IDG ELY. HAMPTON k COL
l'| \ii i Yi Vi v FEET assorted White Pine
250,000 feet Spiuce Joist
lOu.Ouo teet assorted Georgia Pine Timber
lUO.OtU “ South Carolina Flooring, Al
tw.uoo Eastern Laths, just laid in, and for
**by WATERS, ZIMMERMAN A CO.
T UMBER. COAL, AND WOOD YARdT’
p Corner of In as* and Queen s/reds, A’arth —
***** 1 am piepared to furnish every descrip
T^ of LI MBER. SHINGLES,LATHS, LIME,
^ A!>©,0»k and Pine Wood, Red and White
A*b. and Cumberland COAL, which I am sell
ow tor cash, or on reasonable terms to good
c %ners. [tugJU-ttj U. W. BARKFE
\RTHUR>. PATENT SELF-SEALING
A CANS am> JARS, for preserving tresh
l omatoes, Ac. These Cass have given
>f^ ^ls^ction. They may be used year af
T*nr- Fail directions accompany them—
Pr‘c« and sues.
J.ln Uans. pmr size, $2 per dozen; quart $2 30;
$3.50; gallon, $5. Jars of Fire
leUow-wire, pint size, $2.23 per dozen;
iJV** For sale by
- ? l»--2m JOHN OGDEN^
IITGIIL aurehaaed by
vv * U2 WHEAT k BRO.
JOHN H. PARROTT,
BOOKSELLER AND STA TIONER,
ALSO, sole Agent m this place, and this
region of V irginia, tor the sa'e ot Wor
cester's Celebrated Pi A NOS, and ( ariiakt Ac
Needham s MELODEONS; keeps constantly on
hand a weil selected Stock ot SlAllONERV.
Also, the largest Stock oi Ml M( and MUSI
CAL INSTKUM ENTS ever ottered in this mar
ket. [jy 3—tf] JOHN H. PARROTT._
FI 'P Z P AT KICK. At BURNS.
FA1KV1KW COTTON WORKS,
NEAR T11E CANAL BASIN. ALEXANDRIA, \ A.
Manufacturers of Matres es Patent Spring.
Hair, Cotton, Husk, and Moss; Cotton Warp,
Cotton Twine, and Cotton Bats.
&T Any description and size made to order
at short notice.
Xpr An assortment of the above articles al
ways on hand. ap 3—*1
ai mi, 3itl>l>, NEW Y‘,‘KK. t IIUUHKS, &T. Lol IS.
311 UD A CO.,
GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS,
131 Pkakl Street, New York.
Refer to Messrs. J. Ac J. Stuart Ac Co., New
York; John A. Dougherty Ac Co, New Orleans;
Woodruff At Co., New Vork: A. K. Philbps \
Co., Fredericksburg. Va ; l*eo. T. Booker, esq.,
Richmond. Va.; Wm. N. McVeigh, Alexandria,
Va.; McV eigh Ac Chamberlain, Alexandria, V a.:
Edgar Snowden, esq , Alexandria, V a.
jan 7—<lly _
JM. SIMMS, (Late of Alexandria, Va.)
# PRODUCE and GENERAL COMMIS
SION MERCHANT, BALTIMORE, MD
Solicits consignments of Produce and Mer
chandise generally. Also, orders lor Groceries,
Grain, Seeds, Guano, Ate.
Messrs. McVeigh At Chamberlain.
R. H. Miller Ac Co, VAlex a., Va
Knox At Brother, 3
John A. English, esq.. Fredericksburg, V a.
Thomas Wallace, esq., Petersburg, V a.
Baltimore, tnh 19—dly
THOMAS S. JA311ESOX,
MACHINIST and IRON FOUNDER,
ty Corner of Royal and Wile* streets,*^
IS PREPARED to execute orders for STA
TIONARY STEAM ENGINES. BOILERS,
Mill Gearing, Shafting. Pulleys and Hangers.
Pumps, Fans, Slide and Hand Lathes, Drill
Presses, Wrought or ( a>t Railing, i olumns anu
Girders,Gas or VYater Pipe, and MAC HINEKV
of every description. Superior CASTINGS
made to order at short notice, and on reasonable
terms. On hand, several Sl EAM ENGINE**.,
eight horse power, and eight or ten LAlHhS,
to which the attention ot those in want is le
quested ll1^1 ‘ J
ISAAC ENTWISLL. MOUUK
IINTWISLE Ac MOORE, Union Street. Alex
andria, Machinists and Black-Smiths, aie
prepared To do all work in their line, at reasonable
prices, and with despati h.
Muvin# mad** arramfemeiits w ith Messrs Smitn
& Perkins, tor the use ot their extensive assort
mentot Mill-Gearing Patterns, they are prepared
to t‘ll all orders tor Mill-Gearing, and \\ ork con
nected therewith, promptly, and at the lowest
List of patterns forwarded, when requested, by
mail. oct %0—dly
JE N KINS & LAMBDA N, MA A i 'FA <
'JLUFFS OF SASH, DOORS, S11 LT
TE LS. BL1FDS, anti FRAMES, keep con- j
stantly on hand a large assortment c»| the above
named articles, and will sell thun. (quality con
sidered.) as cheap as they can be bought in the
All orders promptly attended to ( irru
lars of sizes and prices tur..ished, on applica
tion. Add less JENKINS \ LAMBDIN,^
cor. of Queen and Fairlax-sts , Alex.. \ a
James a. McPHKKson, aorjcl ltl -
RAL MACH IFF SHOP, tvrmr of Coni
ffttvct and Luytttf stttits, Jiltxa'otii m, l inzmiit,
manufactures and has tor saie the ceieiua ed
New York THRESHERS and CLEANERS,
which are warranted to thresh and clean in a
marketable manner, one bushel oi wheat per
minute. REAPERS and MOWERS, tor sale.
Particular attention paid to repairing alt
kinds of Agricultural Machinery.
my itj—tf JAMES A. MiTHEKSON.
J TAC'EY, PAPER HAM',FR. IPHOL
. STKRFR, (ALDER, and HOI SE OF
CURATOR /A OFFER. A. w hilst letuming
his grateful acknowledgements to his numerous
friends tor their very libeial encouragement du
ring the two years he has bten amongst th« tn.
assures them that it w ill be Ins continued effort
to serve them with promptness, and at moderate
charges, at his old stand, No. 14‘d, north side
Kingstreet, Alexandria. nih gi)
c. J. WISE. L B CJRKENK
111NE GROUND PLASTER, 2210 pounds
to tuk Ton« constantly ground and tor
^ale by WISE & GREEN K, 'it the Franklin
Steam Mills, Alexandria, Va. Calcined Plas
ter always on hand.
|p~Countmg Room, Union street. No. — 2nd
story over l). S. Gvviu s Commission Store,
my .r>—d l y
C1 C. BRADLEY. Cabinet, ('hair, and Sofa
/9 Manufacturer, cornel ot King ami Allied
streets, Alexandria, \ a., has constantly on hand,
and offers to the public, an excellent assortment
of Cabinet Ware. Sofas.and ( hairs,ot eveiy
variety, and on the lowest terms, which,for Dura
bility and finish, cannot be surpassed.
S. W. KINCHELOK. SIDNEY BRt IN
K1NCHELOE & BRUIN, GROl'ERS
a nd COMM /SS ION M E R ( I LI NTS, No.
25, King-street. Alexandria. Virginia.
RS* Farmers may rely upon bavir.i tiieir
personal attention to all produce entrusted to
them. jy 17 ^
T. A. BREWIS. £ . (Mnj, S ANTHONY LAWSON
Jiao., \ ACARJ>- l LovmC.H.
fTl A. BREWIS & CO., wholesaleandiik
| # tail GROCERS. PROP! 'CE. nut GEN
ERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS, Came
ron st., opposite tiie Market House.
aii£ 23—1 v ______
PH HOOFF. Alexandria Va., FLOI R.
# GRJIN b GROCERY MERCHJNT,
has removed to No. 5b South of 1 bixck. and on
Union street. Particular attention will be
giveu to all consignments of Produce. Plaster,
Salt, and Groceries iurnished at current rates.
I SA AC PAUL, COMMISSION MERCHJNT.
for the sale of Wheat, Flour. Corn, and
all other Country Produce ; for the purchase ol
Plaster. Guano, and other goods to be had in
Alexandria. Prompt and personal attention to
all orders. tFTorner Union and Prince streets,
on the Railroad, Alexandria. Va. jy 22— ly_
George w. harrison, corner of Union
and Queen streets, dealer in Gl\Ol FRIES.
LIQUORS, and PROVISIONS generally.
\ All orders from the country promptly at*
i tended to, and produce taken in exchange.
feb *28—tt __
I GEO WASHINGTON. JAMES ROACH.
WASHINGTON & CO.. Wholesale and Re
tail Grocers,Commission and Forwarding
j Merchauts, No. 11,north Union st., Alexandria,
I mh 7—tf _
c N1YITT. WILLIAM SNOWDEN.
IVTEVKTT & SNOWDEN, SHIPPING and
11 COMMISSION MERCHJNTS. Rummy's
Wharf fah 10—tf
Ho. E. RIDGELY. HENRY HAMPTON. R H. HINTON
SiDGELY, HAMPTON & CO.. WHOLESALE
DEALERS IN TEAS, LIQUORS AND 10
CO, 35 Umoff Stea*t. sep 11
Ill SINKSS (A HITS.
E. 1). J*ARSONS, JOHN T. HSIl, WM. H. BKOM N,
Att'y. :it Law. Surveyor, Surveyor,
X<?jrimitoit. .%!•>. Sprini; field, Mo. H.//>atv, Mo.
PARDONS, F1S11 *fc BROWN,
GENERAL LAND AGENTS, W arsaw. Mo.,
\\71LL BUY. SELL, and LOCATE LAND.
V F (either with Warrants, or with Money )
Particular attention paid to the selection and
rnteiing ol laud& lor distant parties, at W aksaw
and Surinufikld Districts. All ‘elections are
made in jierson by one ol the lino, and are
guaranteed to be as represented.
About 30,tmh> Acres ok ('hoick Prairie Land.
lor sale in quantities to suit rhe purchaser, situ
ated m Nodaway, Gentry, and Holt counties, Mo.
Hon. Wm Smith, Virginia.
** H. VV. Thomas, Virginia.
Lewis McKenzie,esq., Alexandria. Va.
James McKenzie, esq . Cashier ol Bankol (fid
Dominion, Alexandria, V a.
James M. Stewart, Alexandria, \ a.
Messrs. Bryan Nt Adams, Alexandria, V a.
u Corse Brothers. Alexandria. V a.
Sweeney, Kittenhouse, bant & ( o., ol
Washington, D. C.
For information as to terms, &c.. address
FISH & BROWN, Warsaw, Mo.
1 OB (>. Me V F.IG H, ATTORNE V AT LA IV.
FI and GENERAL LAND AG EN 1, Si.
Paul. Minnesota 1 erritury. ^
References.—Sturges, Bennet A (oj R. H. ;
Loury, Cashier Bank of Republic, New \ork;,
Chubb Brothers, Washington, D. C; Brent & j
Kinzer; VV’ m. N. McVeigh, President of Bank
of Old Dominion, Alexandria, V a.; Worts,
Austie & McV*igh, Philadelphia, Pa.; Hopkin-,
Hull & Co; Appleton A Co, Baltimore, Md.; R.
H. Miller \ Co., St. Louis, Mo.; Hon. J. Wr. ,
Brocket brough. Lexington, V a. jy !>- eoly
J. U. COKSK. »• «■
RANKING. EXCHANGE, and COLLECTION OlHLLuf
No. y.’t, Exchange block.
117 F. will make Collectionson all accessible
VV points in the United States, and hold pro- j
cecils subject to Check,or remit promptly to any
designated point. _
We will deal in Exchange. Tune Hills, Promts
wry Notes, Lncurrenl Money. Coin.
Stocks and other Securities bought and sold
on Commission, and Loans negotiated upon fa
vorable terms. Interest allowed to Depositors.
A varied experience of many years in this
business, enables us to oiler our services with
confidence to the public. fob 19 tf
/ 1 AS F l T T 1 N G ESTABLISHMENT.—
\ f WILLIAM COGAN, Practical Gas-filter, i
fayette Alley. Alexandria, proposes to open a j
branch ol his establishment at Charlottesville.
where, as here he will at tend to GAS- b 11 1 IN t * ,
in all its branches. Stores, Dwellings, Churches, j
Machine Shops and Public Buildings fitted up *
on tne most approved plans, and at reasonable
CtT He is also prepared to furnish Steam
Pipe, Steam Guages, and Steam Cocks, ('on
tracts will be made lor work,and fixtures ol any
\ • 1 _I. I ~ ¥ «l a I All-net ro toC
KII III m uiv iv ”
All Work warranted. ap 28—ly
AL. GREGORY, Ao. 1 IN. King street, cor- j
ner of Fitt, Alexandria, manufacturer
and okalkk in TIN anb SHEET IRON-WARF,
STOVES,kc. 1 would respectfully invite the .
public to call and examine my stock ot S10\ ES,;
GRATES, Xc. 1
R 00 FI N G. GUTTERING, and SPOT T
1NG. promptly executed, and warranted tight, j
Terms, cash, miles- otherwise agreed on at
time ol sale, and no new account will be open
ed until old ones are closed^_ dec 8 tt
C1HARI.ES HASKINS, Architect. Washing
/ ton, 1). C., will continue to turnish designs |
and plans, for every class of building, together
with detail working, drawings, and specifica
tions ot materials and work; also, the drawing of
contracts for the same—and general superinten
dence. rrorfice. Penn, av., between 10th and
Hth sts., Washington, D. C. leb 12—dtt
C1 C. BERRY, Wholesale Dealer in H>k-|
jm ku;x and Domestic Notions, No. <2, king
street, is now receiving his SPRING Si PI L\
t»l goods, which consists ot thegiea’est variety
ot FANCY GOODS heretofore ever oifered in
this market. Dealers and others visiting our
t it v aie requested to give him a call belere pui
chasing elsewhere, as he is satisfied that he can
Imiiish them Goods upon as good teirris as any
house tinllier North. D'h -l _
CUTll HKRT POWELL W. LEV IN POWELL.
< k-m* o* M*u«toun.)
1\()W ELL * CO., GENERAL COMM IS
SIOIS MERCHANTS, dealers in WIN ES.
TEAS, LIQUORS, SEGAKS, \c ., corner king
and Union shuts. Alexandria, I a.
py Strict personal aitention given to the
>a!e of all kinds of Country Produce. All
i orders tilleit with despatch. my H*—tl
FOW IjK, sxowdkx & C O.,
Ji A N A /; A* S.
jVo ,s, font h hoy a I Street.
A L E X A N D R1 A, V l RG1 N I A.
i JOHN S. KNOX. JR. RORKKT F. KNOX.
KNOX k BROTHER,
(Successors to D. Hume A Co.)
Grocers, Commission am/ Fonrording
No. 27 King-street, Alexandria, Ya.
117 B. RICHARDS, Jh, No. 110, Kino
\\ • street, Alexandria. Ya.. mar.utac
i turer ot Hooped Skiits. Bonnets, Elastic, Mo
rocco. and other B« Its, Head Dresses, Ac.
! i v 1 n>
1 1 | KLDK1DGE, GEFERJL CO.VMIS
31 • *WjS MERCHJFT und SHIP BRO
KER. aLo, Agent for the Boston. Alexandria,
ami Georgetown regular line ol Packe s. Union
Wharf. Alexandria. U nov 4—tf
\\7 ILi.lA.M H. MU1IL M*ntkactlrek and
j \\ DEALKK IX ALL KINDS OF CABINET FUR
! NITERF'. (HAIRS, MATTRESSES, LOOK
ING GLASSES, &c, ranter of King and SI
.P-pit streets. Jilixemdria, Va je ‘2—1 y
N ew palm shop.—ic. j. higdof
has removed his PAIN I SHOP over Hill
A Webster's Carpenter's Shop, on Prinre street,
next to the Forme) s* Bunk, where all orders w ill
: h»- faithfully attended To dee 7
OF.O. H.KOH1NSON. THOMAS K. PATXI.
ROBINSON & PAYNE, Grocers,Commission
and Forwarding Merchants, Prince Street
I Wharf, Alexandria,Va. net ft—tt
1CHARD L. CARNK, Jr., draleb n FOR
V F1GF und DOMESTli HJRDWJRE,
I ciTLERY, HOLLOW-WJRE, iff., fyr., Fo.
^0, King street, earner of Fairfax. oct 17 tf
TP. CLARKE, dealer in Taper Hangings
# Shades, and Fixtures. Curtain Hangings,
and Venitian Blinds, King street, Alexandria, \ a
jy 14—dt t
j oiWLMKR GOODS.—Just received another
lot of those celebrated AU11C REFR1GF.
1 R A TORS; also, a large assortment of WAl ER
COOLERS, of styles and prices to suit all who
! rr.av be iifwant of such an indispensable article.
Hip Plunge, and Shower Baths, Ice Cieam
i Freezers, both plain and patent, together with
a general assortment of useful articles, to which
l invite your attention at No. 10, Royal street,
ACr METALLIC ROOFING and all JOB
WORK promptly attended to.
my 7 JOSEPH S. STANSBURY.
I EXCHANGE ON ENGLAND in bills of £1,
|j £2, £3, A4, and £5 sterling, payable at
i sight, turnished by _ .
1 teb 21 FOWLE, SNOWDEN A CO.
4 'J TENTION FAR M E RS—KETTLE*
WELL'S MANIPULATED GUANO —
NOTICE.—Th*» arrangement heretofore exist
ing between the undersigned, in The manipula
tion and sale ol ‘‘REESES MANII ULaIED
GUANO," has been by mutual consent discon
tinued, ?nd the article herealter will be manipu
lated and sold under their individual name and
The advertisements heretofore published, and
tue certificates which have been and may here
after he obtained, in reference to the action ot
the aiticlr heretofore sold, to be used by both
paities iu their future business.
1 JOHN KKTTLEWELL.
JOHN S. REESE.
This article is now, lbr the fourth season,
brought beloie the Agricultural rublic, and
claim'd to be the anginal Manipulated (Juana
not a bag was ever intioduced prior to Novem
ber, lb3b, manipulated by other machinery
than my own, and under my able and com in
tent Superintendent, (stiil in charge;) persons
having purchased prior to that date, and since
as KETTLE WELL'S M A N 1 P U L A T E D
GUANO, may rely upon getting the same arti
cle, and of uniform quality. It has met with
unprecedented success—in r.o instance to my
knowledge, lias it failed to equal Peruvian
Guano in first crop; in most instances excelling,
and lar better as a permanent fertilizer—noth
ing could be more simple or calculated to in
spire confidence—a union by perfect and costly
machinery, which no farmer can approximate
to by mere mixing ol the best Phosphatic and
Peruvian Guanos, integrated hall and half, re
ducing the Ammonia of the Peruvian Guano
one half, and doubling the Phosphates. The
time has now anived when I challenge Peru
vian Guano pound lor pound, with my No. I
Manipulated Guano, iu the production ol crops
upon any soil, under any condition ol applica
tion. and lor either Spring ora Pall crop, lhe
Manipulated Guano is put up in strong bags, a
large portion new, and is offered in two foims,
designated as No. 1 and 2. The No. 1 is hall
and half, containing b per ct. Ammonia. 4u to
50 of Phosphate Lime, and is sold at $1b ^ ton
of 2000 lbs. The No. 2 is one-third Peruvian
and tw’o- birds Phosphatic Guano, confining 5
j-> ct Ammonia, and 50 to 55 ct. Phosphate
Lime, unu is sold at $13 p ton oi 2000 lbs. The
quantity per acre and mode ol application pre
cisely the same as Peruvian. Certificates unan
imous in its favor, can be furnished by letter, or
seen at my ollice. For sale by
No. ♦>. Bowly's Wharf. Baltimore.
My sole Agents in Alexandria, ROBINSON
At PAYNE. ’ Baltimore.jy 15—eo2m
rilHK ORIGINAL REESE’S MAN1PULA
I TED GUANO, Analysis: Pure Ammonia
b per cent ; Phosophate Lime 45 to TO per cent.
The uniformly pulverized and dry condition ol
this guano, rentiers it peculiarly adapted lor ap
plication with lhe drill, which method is now
l.nl i/ttiu.l In* m-inv fn hi) ill/* 1^ RmflffS IU*
i!not'd to "use this article, must be particular to
specify in their otders Reese's Manipulated
Gua.-to, and observe that our name isouevery bag.
JOHN S. REESE CO., Baltimore,
Sole agents tor Alexandria, WHEAT & BRO.
jy 24—tf _ _
1 PERUVIAN G U A N O.—The subscribers
having made arrangements with Messrs.
F. Rarreda & Bro, to receive their supply ot
GUANO this season, pikkct from the Chintua
Islands, are thereby enabled to oiler the ar
ticle to their agricultural friends at lower
pricesthun it can be procured in any other mar
ket in the State. They are daily expecting the
ship “Zephyr,” or “Castilian,'5 Irom the Is
lands I hose who desire to do so can now' en
gage to be delivered from the Ship on arrival.
& jy 13 FOWLE & CO.
1 PERUVIAN GUANO —The undersigned has
in store, and will be receiving during the
season, his supplies ot PKRUV IAN GUANO,
which he offers lor sale at tne lowest maiket
Expecting soon to receive the Ship ‘f hariot
ot Fame," direct from the Chincha Islands, he
is prepared to make sales deliverable upon her
arrival at this port.
Engagements may be made by early applica
tion at his depot, No. .SI, Union-street.
aug 13—eo4w FITZHCGH COYLE.
DFBURG'S SUPER P H OS P H A T E OF
LIME—We have on hand, and will be
receiving during tne season, full supplies of this
excellent fertilizer. It contains over 7 percent,
oi pure Ammonia, and about 4<> per cent. Bone
Phosphate Lime, besides other valuable ingie
,bents. For sale at lowest rates,by
NEY ETT SNOWDEN,
jy o(J Agents for Alexandria.
/ COLOMBIAN GUANO—We have in stme,
x / a supply of No. 1 COLOMBIAN Gl ANO,
put up in strong bags, and having the Baltimore
Mate inspection brand. For sale at lowest
i rates, [jy 29] NEY KIT \ SNOWDEN.
VA MEXICAN GUANO —We have in
store, a lull supply of A A W H 1 l 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 pel* cent. Bone Phospnate Lime, an unusually
! s jch aiticle of its kind, and much sought after
by the farmers of upper Maryland,
jy 29 N E V ETT fr SNOWDEN.
rru) FARMERS.—MEXICAN GUANO —
| The subscribers have in store 300 tons of
i the above “Kmaralda Guano, which they offer
for s;:!e in lots to suit purchasers, per ton of
! 2240 lbs., at a very reducedprite. 'They have in
; their possession letters ficm gentlemen that
I have used it, showing better results even than
the Peruvian, and solicit otders for the same
irom any in want.
jy 21 FLEMING At DOUGLASS.
1)EKUV1AN GUANO.—We have made ar
rangements lor a supply ol No. 1 PERU
VIAN GUANO, direct Horn the Chincha Is
lands. which we are prepared to sell at the low
! est market rates. MARSHALL At VVARD.
| jy is
C10L0MLIAN GUANO.—The urdersigned,
j sole agents in this city ol the Philadelphia
• Guano Company, have constantly on hand a
i full supply oi best COLOMBIAN bl ANO of
their own importation, which they otter lor sale
j at low est cash prices. M)WLE At CO.,^
nih 12_tf Alexandria. Va.
G1 UANO.—We can supply our customers
l with No. 1 PERUVIAN GUANO, on as
I favorable tenns as any other house in this place,
any 14 — eolm r. A. BREVN IS At CO.
| mO FARMERS —No. 1 Peru vian Guano, of
J dirt cl importation from the Chincha Is
land®. tor sale in lots to suit purchasers, by
aug 1H KINCHELOE Ac BRUIN.
j i 1 UANO—No 1 Peruvian Guano, direct im
VX l>ortation from the Chincha Islands, for
j sale at louxst market pri es. by
i aue o KNOX At BR0..27 King street.
G~1 UANO—No. 1 Peruvian and ^^mbian
f GUANO, for sale by **
jy 31 C F SUTTLE & CO._
Mexican guano—“a. a:: and -a.”
MEXICAN GUANO, always on hand,
and for sale by FOWLE & CO.,
tnh 12—tf Alexandria, Va.
AFRICAN GUANO.—A supply of this val
uable fertilizer, just received, and for sale
by FOWLE Ac CO., Alexandra, Va.
G1 UANO—Peruvian Guano, for sale by
([ aug 18 HARPER « BOUSH.
llr T>. MASSEY would respectfully call
W 0 the attention of his customers and the
public generally, to his stock of CLOTHS.
CASSI MERES, a*d VESTINGS, embracing
every variety of shades, color, and style the
market can afford. Thankful for the kindness
heretofore extended, he hopes still to merit and
receive a just share of the public favor in his
business. All garments made are warranted to
give satisfaction to the purchaser.
Also, on hand a goo ls*:ock ot READY MADE
CLOTHING, suitable for the present and ap
proaching season. which will be sold as low as
the same kind can he purchased elsewhere.
Also, Shirts, Glo\es. Suspenders.Collars, Stocks,
Neck-Ties, Hanlkerchiels, Umbrellas, Halt
Hose and such other articles as are usually kept
in a Merchant Tailoring Establishment. King
N. B. 1 have engaged Mr. RUDOLPH MAS
SEY as Cutter. mv 2—tf
V KW (it>Ol)S —SPRIXG AND SUMMER
^ STYLES.—The undersigned is in the re
ceipt of a large and well selected STOCK Ob
GOODS tor Gentlemens wear, comprising the
lates* patterns and of the very best fabrics, to
which he respectfully calls the attention of his
friends and the public generally. From many
years experience in purchasing tor this maikct,
he Hatters himself that his selections are such
as will please all tastes, and his present supply
he regards as the best he has ever had. He
names m part: Cloths ol every description; ( as
simer*s ot every variety, both plain and fancy;
Silk, Satifi, and Marseilles Vestings, of all
grades. All of which he will make up in the
best possible manner, and on the most reasona
ble terms. In READYr MADE CLOIHING,
he keeps a good assortment, which he is pre
pared to sell cheap He also keeps Glo*es,
Hosiery, Shirts, Drawers. Collars, Stocks. Cra
vats, and Neck Ties, with a general assortment
of Tailor s Trimmings.
Thankful lor past encouragement, he solicits
a continuance ol the same lavors, as it will be
his endeavor to give satisiaction to all.
WM. ARNOLD, Merchant Tailor,
ap 22 No. 07. King street, North side.
r 110 THE GENTLEMEN.—A. S. ROBIN
SON, MERCHANT TAILOR. (No. 102,
King-street^ one door rust of Geo. E. trench #.) has
just returned from the North, with a new and
complete assortment ot GOODS adapted to the
spring and summer trade, and believes his stock
comprises as complete and beautitul an assort
ment as can be lound in his line, embracing
the manufactures ol French. English, Belgian,
and American Cloths, Cassitneres, Yestings,
Trimmings, Ac., of all shades, colors, and quali
His stock of CL.YTHS comprise all grades
and colors w hich a man of taste could wish for.
His stock ot CASSI MERES are of varieties too
numerous to mention, and in \ ES 11NGS, either
of Silk, Linen, Marseilles, or mixtures, he con
siders his assortment complete, (any more kinds
i i _ __i_\
\MiUiW uni) Uf .ill ciiiumui ante j
Also, a very large assortment ot FURNISH
ING GOODS, superior Snirts. Collars, Under
shirts, Drawers. Cravats, Neck Ties, Gloves, Ho
siery, Ac., which he invites his friends and the
public r« rail and examine, as lie will take plea
sure in showing them at ail limes, mh 20—ti
FAD AND REFLECT WHOLESALE
AND RETAIL BUYERS.—Spring Im
portation op lsf»7.—100,000 GAR MEN rS, of
all the different styles in Men's, Boys', and
Youths C LOT H 1 N G. just received and now
opening at this large and well known establish
ment. Their stock is ready for inspection, to
which they invite one and all to call and satisfy
The GOODS are manufactured by one of the
firm in New \ ork city.ot the very best materi
als anil the very latest design, and are now offer
ed to the public at New York prices—thus sav
ing the community the expense of going further.
The facilities which this bouse has over other
houses, by reaching the New' ^ork, as well as
other markets, is unsurpassed by any house
in That line. North, East, South or West. There
fore, dealers and consumers, look to your inter
. ests. The Goods shall and mus: he sold to
make room for more. The” have also on hand,
a large assoitment ol Gentlemen’s FURNISH
ING GOODS, to which they call the attention
ot the public. To avoid mistake, they give par
ticular name and place.
SUHOOLHERR & BRO,
IdS King street, third door below the Marshall
House. Alexandria. \ a. mh b—tt
OPAR I N KUSH IP- RIC HARD W. ROFh
IN SON and JOHN A. KEYS, have this
day associated themselves together, for the pur
pose -ol conducting the business ol M ERC HAN I
TAILORING, under -he name and style ot
nr Thankful lor past favors, they hope by
unremitting attention to business, to merit a
continuation ol ihe same. All orders in their
line ol business will be thankfully received, and
promptly attended to.
nr* All peisons indebted to either of them,
will please call and settle the same.
RICHARD W ROBINSON,
mb 18—tf JOHN A. KEYS.
SPRING STYLES.— W. if A. MURRAY,
Merchant Tudors, No. 11-2, next door to Mar
shall-House. have just opened a judiciously selected
stock ol material for Gentlemens* wearing aj>
parel, adapted Ta the season, and bought irorn
iiist hands in the city ot New York. Without
enumerating very minutely, it may be remarked
that their stock comprises CLOTHS ot every
• _I __ _I _l •i' \ will
wlIICl} aiiu j imp. v anu |mmi
MERES; VESTINGS, of every description;
Shirts, Collars. Hall Hose, Cravats, Suspenders,
and every other article necessary to a Gentle
man's wardrobe; all of which will be furnished
at as reasonable prices as they can be had at any
first class house in the country. mil ‘J7—tl
OUMMER CLOTHING, of various kinds, at
| reduced prices W. I) MASSE\,
a0? l | No. * King street.
I) EMOVAL —The ALEXANDRIA BOOK
V BINDERY AND BLANK BOOK MAM
FACTORY; No. 73 Prince street, opposite
the Gazette Office. Alexandria. \ a. The
proprietor of the above establishment returns
his sincere thanks to his Iriends ami patrons for
past favors, and respectfully informs them that he
has lemoved the BINDERY to the above build*
* ing, and having made considerable additions and
improvements, and spared no expense in select
: ing new Stock, and with increased facilities tor
doing work, he hopes by strict attention and ex
perience, to give satisfaction to his patrons. He
assures them that, in all cases, the most reason
able scale of prices will be adopted. MUSIC
BOOKS bound in plain or elegant styles. Har
pur's and Graham s Magazines. Godey's Lady b
Book, and all the various Reviews and Periodi
cals of the day, bound in any style required.
Laic and Medical Works and Works of Divinity
bound in a strong and durable manner.
BLANK B(X)KS of every description bound
in the strongest manner, and RULED to any
pattern upon the shortest notice.
tFN. B. —Work from the Trade and Country
immediately attended to, and carefully packed
without additional charge.
nov 6—tf GEORGE SIGGERS.
JOHN T. EVANS would respectfully call
the attention of the Lad>* to his assortment
of SUMMER BONNETS, RIBBONS, FLOW
ERS, Ac., just received from New York, please
call anti examine. Also a large lot ot Shaker
Hoods. Trimmed, for 37 Jets each. my ft
THE UPRIGHT BARREL CHURN is r«
commendeti to those in w ant of a good
art cle which will give satisfaction. For sale
l by [jy 31] JOHN OGDEN.
UOOKS, isTATIOSERY, Ac.
More new books.—the biograph
ICAL HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY,
from iTs origin in Grercr, down to th* |>rrwnt
day, by George Henry l*ewcs.
••Man is not l«»ru to solve the mystery of Kxistenee;
hut he must nevertheless attempt it. in order ih.it he
uiay learn how to keep within tlie limits of the Know a
••for ! doubt not through the ages me increasing pur
pose runs. .
And thoughts *-f uieii are widened l»y the process or tne
su ns/'—T l> > vs «>.
New Library edition, much enlarged and tho
roughly revised, in one handsome volume, bvo.,
pp. >30. In cloth, $2.70; or bound iu *2 vols.,
OLD CHURCHES ANI) FAMILIES OF
VIRGINIA, by Bishop Meade, in ‘2 Vols. bvo.,
Biographical and Historical Sketches, by T.
Bahingtou MacauUy, 5Uc.
Punch's Pocket Book of Fun. being cuts and
cuttings from the wit and wisdom ol twenty
live volumes ot Punch, illustrated with 70 en
gravings. bvS. P. Avery, -U cts. Just publish
ed, and tor sale by ROBKR1 BELL.
a,,a iy No. til King-street.
1ATE PUBLICATIONS —Climatology of
j the United States, and of the temperate
latitudes of the North American Continent,;
with Isothermal and Rain Charts for each sea- i
son, the extreme months, and the year, by Lorin
Blodget, one vol bvo. cloth,$5.
Philadelphia and New York Glee Book, con-1
taining one hundred Glees. Quartetts, i rios,
Songs iu parts, Rounds and Catchers, by George j
Loder. 1 vol. bvo. cloth. $1.
Chief of the Pilgrims, or the Lite and Time
of William Brewster, Ruling Elder ot the Pil-,
grim Colony, by Rev. A^hhel Steele, A. M., il* i
Iustrated with steel engravings, 1 vol. bvo.,
cloth. $2 50
The Protestor, a Tale. byCurrer Bell, author
of “Jane Eyre,’’ Sic.. 75 cts.
Agnes and the Little Key, or bereaved parents
instructed and comforted, by her hather, 75c.
Leonora D Oreo, by G. P. R. James, bvo pa
per, 5U cts.
The Fortunes of Glencore, by Charles Lever,
bvo. paper, 5U cts. For sale by
JAMES ENTWISLE * SON, |
aug 13 No. 95, King-street, j
I EVANGELICAL BIOGRAPHY —Memoirs j
of Rev. Admiral Sir W. Edward Parry.'
Rt. F. R. S. etc., late Lieut. Governor of Green
wich Hrspital, by his son the Rev. Edward
Parry. M. A ol Bathol College. Oxford, and
late tutor in the University of Dublin. 1 Vol., i
12mo.. price «»3 cents.
THE LIFE OF MRS. SHERWOOD author
of “Henry Milnor," “Lady ol the Manor, “Amis
on the Church Catechism," “Little Henry and
his bearer." \c., abridged for the Presbyterian |
Board of Publications, price 50 cents. Just j
published, and for sale by ROBI. BELL,
ail£ |k tit King street
it MUSIC AND MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS.
—I nave just received anoiuer suppij ui
the above, direct from the publishers, manufac
turers, and importers—l am prepared to sell
any thing in my line as cheap as the same goods
can he had elsewhere. It you wish to save
money, stop and give Alexandria a lair trial, j
| I and my neighbors in other branches of busi
! ness will be glad to convince you of the (act. !
I We are as anxious to sell our goods as those in
other places, and can and will work as cheap
i for cash or punctual dealers.
aug 15 JOHN H. PARROTT.
G1 ODEY fo7sEPTE.VlBER^at FRENCH’S,
|" a splendid number, containing numerous
I fashion Plates, and a choice variety of reading
| matter. cts.
A fresh supply of Frank Leslie s Paper,
; containing the illustrations of the new feature
j in the Burdell Tragedy, bf cts. aug 18
I FARMERS ALMANAC FOR 1858—just 1
^ published, and for sale low by the groce
, or dozen, by ROBERT BELL,
aug is No. 61, King street.i
CCABINET, CHAIR and SOFA MANU
j FACTORY, No. ISO, King stnet, Jiltjcan
i dria, la.—Having lately fitted up one of the
handsomest and most spacious ware-rooms in
the city, for the FURNITURE BUSINESS. I re
spectfully invite public attt'iition to my large
stock ot Furniture, which 1 am constantly in
creasing. Persons visiting our city w ill find it to
their advantage to give me a call as the range ot
my GOODS in resect to quality and price, is
such as to cover the w ants and views ot all.—
My stock comprises Mahogany Solas, Rocking,
j Ufcne and Wood seat Sitting (’hairs. Side
boards, Dressing Bureaus, (marble top and plain;) I
! marble top and plain Wash Stands, marble top
; Sofa,Card, Book and fancy Tables, Cottage Set, ,
1 Bedsteads, of all patterns; such as high, Field
ing. French, low-post, and Trundle Bedsteads,
I several patterns of Cottage Bedsteads, Hat
racks. Wardrobes, Looking Glasses, and a large
number ot otiier articlesembraced in thebusiness.
CxT" Beils, Bolsters, Pillows, Mattresses, Ate.,
constantly on hand.
net2—tf JAMES H. DEVATJGHN.
MARSHALL HOUSE, Alexandria, Va —
The sul»scriher has lea*ed the above
nainvd HOTEL, and having thoroughly repaired
and refurnished it, asks ot the travelling public,
a share of their patronage. My house is central
in its location, being on King street, at the cor
ner of Pitt, immediately in the centre of busi
. ness. 'The TABLE is supplied with every deli
cacy in season The CHAMBERS are roomy,
i unit r*r#*hillv look'd! alter. The SERVANTS
are polite and attentive, and the 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 Cars and Stkamhoats. to convey
passengers to the house.
L. S. PRITCHARTT,
jy 23 —3m Proprietor.
A LEXANDRIA LIBRARY COMPANY.—
i f\ Library kept in the south room, lirst-story,
• ot the Lyceum Ha!!, S. W. corr er of Prince and
i Washington streets. Open every evening from
7 to y o'clock, and on Tuesday, Thursday, and
Saturday afternoons, from 3J to 0 o'clock. An
nual subscription, $3; six months, #1.00; three
months, $1. Volumes in Library, about 4»>OU.
George K. Witmer, J. Edward Chase,
Benjamin Barton, Sylvester Scott,
Elisha J. Miller, And ew Jamieson,
S. Ferguson Beach. Richard L. Carne, Jr., ,
I B. Henry Jenkins, John A. Milburn,
William A. Duncan.
Librarian.— Norval E. hoard,
NOTICE—The senior partner haying with-1
drawn Irom the lirmol JAMES GREEN j
1 Ac SONS, our future business will be conducted
under the name and style of GREEN Ac BRO.. j
who have now on band lor sale, and will con
tinue to manufacture at the old stai d, corner of
Prince and Fairfax sts., a general assortment ol
! the most modern and antique Furmjturb, Feather
: Beds, Hair, and Shuck Mattresses. Ace .and every
| other article embraced in our line of business.
J We hope by the aid of the most modern ma
j chinery, and the many conveniences which our
m«nutactory is provided with,t9 be able to make
it the interest of those wanting anything in our
line, to give us a call. JOHN W. GREEN,
ap 30—tf _A. GREEN.
LAND WARRANTS WANTED!—Highest
market rates paid for Land Wan ants and
1 Revolutionary Sciip, by
90—tf RUHRF. * UVVnVKT
WOOL, purchased by
je 2 ROBINSON & PAYNE.
DRITGH, CHKM1CAL8. Ac. _
OtTABLRR’S AGRICULTURAL SALTS,
0 better than Guano, composed of Phosphate
01 Lime. Sulphate of Ammonia, Nitrate ol So
da; Muriate ol do ; Sulphate of do.: Sulphate ol
Limt. Carbonate of Potass*; combine.! in such
propoi tion* as have been found most successful
by experiment, and as the best authors on Agri
cultural Chemistry advise; and also such as
Wheat and other cereals require for their vigor
ous growth; containing no inert ingredient, the
consumer saves the expense oi transportation
on any but active substance*.
R. H. STABLER, Chemist.
aUj; $ Alexandria. Va.
POPULAR MEDICINES—Wistar’s Balaam
of Wild Cherry; Ayer’a Cherry Pectoral;
John Bull s Sarsaparilla; Townsend’s Sarsapa
rilla; A. H. Bulla Sarsaparilla; Osgood s India
Cholagogue; Perry Davis* Pam Killer; Bartine *
Lotion, McLane's Liver Pills; Brandreth s Pills;
Wright s Indian Vegetable Pills; Morses Invigo
rating Cordial; Hampton’s Vegetable Imciure;
McAlirter's All Healing Ointment; Dally s Pain
Extractor. Sold by
PEEL, STEVENS & CO.,
aug 21 corner of King and Altred-sts.
1.1RESH BEDFORD WATER—We have
^ just received per Canal Boat Iglehart,
from Cumberland, a large supply of fresh BED
FORD WATER, in barrels, half barrels, and
by the gallon. J. LEADBEATER A SON,
Stabler's old stand, Nos. 5 A 7 south tairfax-At.
8 mo 18 _ _
FANCY A RTICLES, Ac.—Best German Ta
pers, Hair Oil, Ox Marrow Pomade, Meen
Eun, Lilly White,Chalk Balls, Smelling Bottles,
Black Stick Pomade, Toilet Powder. Just re
ceived and lor sale by
JAMES ENTWISLE, Jk,
aug 20 Apothecary, 94 King «treet.
VIENNA MATCHES and Match Stand*:
(tales’ American Shaving Soap; German
(’ologne. just received and lor sale by
JAMES ENTWISLE, Jr,
aug 21 Apothecary,^<^94, King-street.
rpURNIP SEED —Red Top, White Norfolk,
J White Flat Top, and Ruta Bag* Turnip
Seed, just received and for tale by
DR. R. H. STABLER,
aug 19 No. 16f>, King-st., cor of Washington
/ 1 ENU1NE HAVANA SEGARS—A large
supply ol Havana Segars, of choice brand*,
just received from first hands, tor sale by
J. WILLIAM. BOWLING;
aug 19 No. 62, cor. Prince and Fairfax sts.
ALLSPICE; White Mustard Seed; Black do.
Celery Seed; Long Pepper; Tumeric;
Mace; Black Pepper, received, and for sale by
J. WILLIAM BOWLING,
aug 13 No 62, cor. Fairfax and Prmc»-sts.
1) ASPBERRY, LEMON AND ROSE
ij GUM DROPS, a full supply, just receiv
ed, and for sale by JAS. ENTWISLE, Jr.,
aug 21 Apothecary, No 94. King stree*.
_ ... ... _ — ar I t or
JUM KMMtr.ll AT OiOii do, nu 1
King-street, a large supply ot genuine im
ported Cigars and Chewing Tobacco. C all and
try them. aug D*
EW~AND BEAljTiFUL DISCOVERT
at BENNETTS PORTRAIT GALLE
RY, No. 69, King-street, Alexandria.—Great im
provement in the Ambrotypes, or Pictures on
glass, plain or in colors, surpassing in beauty,
durability, artistic effect, and life like expres
sion, any style of PORTRAITS aver belore
drawn by pencil or light.
They are without the glare of a Daguerreo
type not reversed, and can be seen In any light
as distinctly as a fine engraving.
The beauty of these PICTURES is beyond
description; they must be seen to be appreciated.
Specimens only at BENNETT’S, No. 69, A'tng
street, w here they are taken daily, w ithout regard
to weather. Exhibition free ar 17—dtf
JKEROSENE OILS, distilled krom Coal,
^ (not explosive)—Seiwed by LetUrs Pa
tent.—The different grades of these celebrated
Oils, suitable for Machinery of all kinds, Bin
nacle and Family use, can be had of the under
signed, also of the Wholesale Oil Dealers and
Druggists in the city of New York, and of the
authorized Local Agent ot the Company in
this place. AUSTENS. General Agents.
Kerosene Oil Company,
• No. 50 Beaver st., N. V'.
t^Local Agencies granted on applic ation as
above. Orders should specify the description ot
lamp or machinery lor which the Oil is wanted,
my 29—eol y
”117 E offer for sale—
\ f Peoria and Oquawha Railroad Bonds,
an unquestionable security, paying eight per
('range and Alexandria Railroad Bonds.
Alexandria Water Company Stock.
Bank of the Old Dominion do.
Alexandria City Stock.
FOWLE, SNOW DEN A CO.,
mb 24 Nos. 57 and 59, King street.
XJEW paper hangings and INTK
RIOR DECORATIONS.—/. P. ClJlRKE,
No. 15s, King street, has on hand, and is con
stantly receiving from the best American aigl
French M anufaclurers, the latest styles ot WALL
PAPER, which he invites the attention of
persons in want of these goods to call and ex
amine, as they will be sold low.
Rooms papered at reasonable prices, and war
ranted to please. jy M
WINDOW GLASS—3f>0 boxes Frisch
WINDOW GLASS, 8 X 12 and 10 X 15.
Having purchased this upon terms much below
regular prices, we will sell these two sizes at a
large reduction upon the prices ot 8X 10 and
10 X 12. Parties about to put up new buildings
would find it to their interest to regulate their
> window' sash to conform, and give us a call.
3mo23 R. H MILLER, SON A CO.
Richards’ hooped skirts.—i would
call the attention of the Ladies and Mer
! chants to the Skirts ot my own manufacture, as
i being the best fitting and most durable Skirt
msde. I keep always on hand a good assort
ment of Reed, Steel, Whalebone, and Brass
Hoops WM. B. RICHARDS, Jx.,
aug 20_HO King street.
SOMETHING*"NEW"FOR THE LADIES.
Cnnolxnt Cord for Skirts.—It combines all
the advantages of former contrivances, and
its superiority over all must be acknowledged,
as it yields to the slightest pressure without
disarranging the shape and cannot be broken,
just received at. H B. WHITTINGTON’S,
aug 18 82 King street.
SPECIAL NOTICE to Country Merchants, is
hereby giv» n, that they can get their orders
filled, and get better WARES than can be got at
the North, and at the tame price; so if you will
take the trouble to call and examine my stock,
which is the largest in the place, the lact will
be made manifest to all.
mb 28 ENOCH GRIMES. Noje, Fairfax-st
Saddles, harness, bridles, whips,
Ac.—1 have ou hand a large and superior
assortment of the above articles, to which 1 in
vite the attention of buyers, being confident to
gether with quantity and quality, that I can not
fail to please all who may favour me with a call.
WM. F. PADGETT,
«p 11—dtf N0^141 King street.
SAXON Y YARNS —A large supply, just re
ceived from the manufacturer, and »or sale
by [aug 7J C^G. dEKKi.
S~ AXONY YARNS, a second supply, just re
ceived, and for sale by C. C. BERRY,
aug No. 72 King street.
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