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TV Money Market during the week has been dluiglv tight, and the prospect for imtnedi ** ((|1(, ,5. we are snrrv to s»T, gloomy. The I*'* k» are unaWe to meet the demand, and rates . H 0lsth. The continued stringency in *w ",jrv aifiirs in New York, depresses the h(>r# a, in the other Atlantic cities, and ■'.‘I lf trom the West state that its effect it rir; severely lelt there. We notice that in r.ilielphia. where up to the present time the rd.Jre has been comparatively light, several ^ hate occurred, and the rates lor money j*a‘‘ a lvar.ced to double what they were a week a*„ anil credit is severely shattered. In Balti K' .a Though the Banks are discounting more Ui<*re. ll,v orally, according to yesterdays papers, yet ♦ pie is a great stringency there, and want of confidence. The Mock market is very dull, and prices tending down. Quotations altogether nominal. There are very few enquiries lor Land War unt9. and the market is depressed. We quote Npvv York pi ices as follows:. 80s and 160’s |v,/s »uc ; and 40 acres 100c.—buying. P».rES OF PRODUCE IN ALEXANDRIA. L M etna. VESSELS. AND WAGONS, (yMTIIDAY ) I- sliter .15 25 0 5 37 Ho Extra.6 00 0 6 2o ^ family.7 00 ® 7 25 wSl,. white*. f»!u*. (white).J>« % ®« (mixed).0 t>3 ® ® tyRN. (vcllow).0 00 0 0 00 («»s M»al,tp bushel.0 70 0 0 ,o * . 0 75 0 0 76 , '(retail).0 76 0 0 W) 2 | tS Sense, (* hundred).I 00 0 1 dj pU0TER. (lump, retail, deliver ed on cars,).4 00 0 4 25 Do ground do.7 00 0 7 UU Glaxo.*.60 UO 0 60 00 Llt fine.1 50 0 1 75 IK) Ground Alum.0 90 0 1 00 Bittur, roll, ? ft.0 20 0 0 ^ O 15 (d 0 20 yy »*» ■»»••• • - - -- -- -- -- Bacc*. hog round.*3 l4 ® n 1'1 PoM .0 03 & 0 00 La* (in **0. 0 15 g ? JJ Wait* Beans.150 d 1 7o Black-Kyip Pea*.1 T5 & 2 U0 Hay, (* ioofcs.3.o 62§ (3 0 75 HOUR—The receipts during the week have tan fair, but the demand has been limited, and prices have declined 50c. since Monday. On Monday and Tuesday, sales were made at $5.7 5 for I’niou street. On Wednesday, prices gave way, and sales were made at $5.00; and on Thursday, there was a further decline,and buy rr* and sellers were unable to agree—buyers offering $5 25, but holders demanding higher figure*. Yesterday the market opened heavy, holders asking $5.250f\37 J.but we heard of no transactions. Kxtra hat» been ill lair request, at $o ise#$r>.20. Small sales ol Family at $7.*2-r <r$7 50. WHEAT.—‘The market during the week has l#*u very dull, with a downward tendency. At the opening of the week, sales were made ot white at 135# 140c. for good white, and 12b# 130c. for lair red; but at the close there was a decline, and yesterday the market was very flat, and sales were made ol fair w'hite at 12**3 122c.—no prime offered. There was abetter inquiry for red, and sales were made at 122c. for \*ir. Inferior parcels of red anti white 100(3 h J and 115c. Tne quality of the Wheat is improving, though very little, prime has been sent to market—great difficulty having been experienced by Farmers in getting out their wh*ar in good order, until lately. The offerings have fallen off largely—nearly 20,000 bushels 1**m than last week. In consequence ot the Mine in prices, farmers dispose of their crops reluctantly. CORN —There has been a fair demand for Corn, but prices have steadily declined, until Thursday, when there was a re-action, and some prune white sold for 72c., which waa, however, above the market. Yesterday there were sales ol white at 6^., and the market closed dull. OATS have been in limited request, with but slight variation in prices. Sales at 30(333c. tor bright. RYK.— There has been no change in Rye. The offerings have been fair and the demand good. Sales at 75#76c. SF.EIVS.— Very light transactions in Timothy or C over Seed, and demand moderate. Sales *•'*' Timothy at $2>l#$3; Clover Seed $7(3$7.25; Flaxseed $1.5in3$1 75. iil'ANO.—'The stock of No. 1 Peruvian is »>nfir»»!v ^vlunctfiil ^dvoral r«rirAAt aro Hniv. I over, momentarily expected from the Chinchas. \ile» ar»» making, to arrive, at $60 ip 2U«*0 tbs. lhe stocks of Columbian, Mexican, and other varieties are fair, with an increasing demand. We quote Columbian $40; Mexican A A $25 •!*> A $2‘>, African, no sales reported, nomi nally $45; DeBurgs $45. COAL—The receipts this week have been light, in consequence of the interruption to navigation; which, however, we are happy to tarn, will soon be resumed. Shipments have ai» Wen light. The home deniQiui is active, *n«i quotations remain unchanged. We quote hump at $4 50 ^ ton; Hun of Mine $3.75; Km*- $:i.5o. PLASTER.—We quote $3 50 per ton from v^‘s; $42'tf$l.5U delivered on the Cars. 1-e supply is limited, with a fair demand. Vverai cargoes daily expected. L.VVHs ani> PICKETS.—There is a large '°ck on hand, with a limited demand We ii0’e p M., and $7, $*, and $0, for 4, and 5 Icet Pickets. KISH —An active demand, with small stocks nand. We quote Eastern Herrings at $4, ^■*25. and $4 5o barrel No Potomac in barker. SALT —The stock in first hands is light, but * ^rply has been increased by the arrival of i1 arg<> trotn Liverpool, which will be offered 4 unction on Tuesday next, at Messrs. Fowls ^ tV ® wharf. Sales of the week have been •s’1*, and we continue to quote last week's pri ^ V|* Eoarse at 0u395c. p sack; Fine 1453 Whiskey.—The stocks on hand are good. M to a fair extent are being made, at 273 ^ m bbls. FREIGHTS.—Thfc demand for vessels is not l' 4c'lve as during last week, though all thst *r“s* timl ready employment. Tbe arrivals * * have been numerous, and there is a good ‘ tor an increased demand next week, ( anal will be navigable. Engage* Vnt8 making at $1 65 for New York; $2 - for Boston; $1.20 for Providence; I ^°tor Troy; Dighton $2; New Haven $1.75. j P°rts in proportion. I ^ 0fh Commercial says:—There is I o* stock board. Prices continue I ^°*nwa*d at a rapid rate* without any I lath *?**r*Bt Prospect ol reaching the bottom I wn the break down commenced. The Market*. N»w York, September 11.—Flour is heavy; sales of 4.00U bbls : State $5.1£X<?$5.35, South ern $5 5CK£?^.90; Ohio $5.65<2f$rt.OO. Wheat is low*er; sales of 12,000 bush.; white 135^145c.; red 125(&t.32c. Corn is heavy; sales of 17.0«»0 , bush; mired 70S 71c. Pork is lower—Mess $25 75&tf$'8. Beef is quiet; Chicago repacked $J7.5«;u/$lh. Lard is steady and unchanged. Whiskey has slightly declined—Ohio 25}c— Stocks are firmer. Cumberland Coal Co., 10}. Charleston. S. C.. Sept. 11.—Cotton is de prassed, but prices are nominal. Sales for the | week. 1,000 bales. Flour has declined 25^50. I Ked wheat has declined—sales at 1.2' 'a11.25. Baltimore Cattle N«ikel, September 11. ! Cattle—Cattle continue to come forward : freely. The offerings at the scales to-day. reach ! ed 1,300 head, *250 head of which were driven to Philadelphia, 50 to Chester county Pa., and the ' remainder 1,000 head were taken up by Balti j more butchers, at prices ranging trom $3.75 to ' $4.75 oa the hoot, equal to $7.5UW$t>.5o net, 1 and averaging $4 50 gross. The average i> the ! same as last week, but the r-nge of puces on j the noof is 25 cts. |>er 100 lb* lower, l ne Cat tle offered were generally o: belter quality than those offered last week. Hous.— Hogs have been coming forward more freely this week and prices have given way ! slightly. The receipts of the week have been | about l,S0o head, most of which have changed ■ hands at prices ranging Horn $l4,25 to $l3.75 y 100 lbs. net. bHEEJ.- Sheep continue in good supply, and we quote them heavy at $2.5»J(<f$4 p Head. The Baltimore Sun says:—We hear that some of our bunks are now* discounting more j treely. (ienerally their receipts are beginning j to increase, and bank officers seem to have more « expectation of a probable improvement. One ! bank of medium capital has discounted to the ■ amount ot $1 10,00'-* within about a week, and j another yesterday for over ^uMj.jO. \et so far as the present is concerned, the remarks ot the j Philadelphia Ledger with reterei.ee to that mar | ket apply here as correctly as they do there. ! Money, it says, is m especial demand on the atreet there, and rates rule about double w hat they were a lorfnight ago; not that there is any scarcity oi money—which, by the way, is as abundant as it was when the street rate ot dis count was half what it now* is. but credit is dreadtulIy shattered 1 hose who have capital * I ft ft ... t .. t flu lit Af KaP. IU It IHl nave liU luiiuvnuvv “ -- rowers. _ _ The Boston banks are losing specie to New York, their last statement giving $J,-‘C>o,»JOU against .$b,4d2,tJOO lor the prev ious week. i he Post ot that city says:—“In this state ot things it is obvious that money must be tigut enough; ami it certainly is as tight as a drum—the deep est gilt-edged paper going at Pz cent , and al ! most every tiling bu' a lew lavored names at to '<£ >> cent, a month. itbiu a tew days, how ever, although the banks have iost specie, and although money has been exceedingly stringent, the tone ot the market has been rather impro ved. We notice little or nothing ot a panic leel ing at present, and, as yet, the proportion ol notes daily coming under protest is not larger than that ot ordinary times. Forkion Ordfrs for Bukausitki*—It is sta ted in the New York Cornier that there are large orders in that city from Kr.glund tor breadsP»H* at limited prices 1 hese prices, ow ing To the stringency in money affairs, have, it adds, b-en reacned. and even a shade lower, ihe prospect is that there will be a more active expoit ot Hour I and grain than was anticipated,and tnuy bullish i a substitute tor the current shipments ol gold 1 It is also stated in the Journal ot Commerce that the engagements ot gram lor («r*at Britain hive averaged f>O.U*R) bushels a day tor several days, and it the decline m prices doe* not pre vent the produce trom coming forward horn the interior, the Journal look* tor an active business in this line throughout the tall months. Nkw York, Sept 10.—Seveial mercantile fai lures have occurred here today. Frederick (». | Swan, dry goods meichant, tor a million; also, ! J. H. Cotton Ac Co., with liabilities amountii g | to a quarter ot a million, and a-sets ot halt a million: also. Peter (Limit, carp»t dealer, tor a quarter ot a million. The pressure is very great. The suspension is also announced ot Messrs. Fitzhugh and Littlejohn, proprietors ot the Old Oswego Transports'ion Company—one ot the largest establishments in tnat ime m the Sta.e. Mr* Fitzhugh i* at present oneol the canal com missioners. and Mr. Littiijohn was speaker ot the Assembly, a* its late session. Nkw York Cat^lk Market. Sept. 11—Ihe butchers having abandoned tne holding ot theur national convention; the speculators iu beet cat tle here appear to tie more successful than specu lators iu other commodities in keeping up I pnces—in tact, they yesterday realized an ad 1 vance of ^c. lb on some qualities while «a*t week s rates were generally obtained, i he al leged reason ol this is “short supplies ami im proved quality.* The Banner says:—The stringency in the Fredericksburg money market continues quite I severe. 1 util Wednesday last, neither ot -.ie Banks there had discounted a dollar tor some weeks previously. Ihe state ot thing5 was very slightly relieved by the Farmers Bank, on Wednesday, disounting a small amount n,! . C_ 13_._ VCiwIm.iCiNv II Ue siealliri immii - . took only $-r»,b*X) in specie, instead oi >U i as reported by telegraph. I he * alitornia steam er will not probably arrive until to-morrow, as ‘ she touches at Havana. Philadelphia, Sept. K>—Wm. R. Black Ac Co., and McRride A. Bros., both cotton dealers, suspended today: aiso, Richards Brother*, glass dealers, and Edward Mott, crockery dealer. Newark, Sept. 1U—The Bank of New Jersey suspended to day. Its capital exceeds its circu lation two hundred thousand dollar*. Jggr a CARD—Torus Medical Pkoikss.ox or Tide Water District ob Virginia — At a re cent meeting of the Medical Society of Virgin ia. resolutions were adopted dividing the StaTe 01 Virginia into three grand Divisions, and com mittees were appointed to report upon the Epi demic Diseases which have prevailed in eacn division of the State during the years of 1SV-7. The presentation ot these reports will be in spected at the next annual meeting ot the Soci ety, to be held in Richmond on the second Tues day in April, lSbS. Honoied with the appoint ment ot Chairman of the Committee, tor the uTide Water Distiict of Va., I desire to cali the attention of my professional brethren to this highly mtere*ting and important subject.— Freely throwing myself on their known gene rosity. 1 most respecttully solicit tneir cordial co-operation and assistance. 1 beg leave to suggest that in their communi cations, the following subjects should particu larly engage their attention: 1st. The history, treatment, &e . ot ail Endem ic and Epidemic Diseases. 2d. The Topography, Hvdography, and t.eol ogv of their respective regions. 3d. The Thermometiical Variations, (with the mean temperature.) 4th. Barometrical observations, i! practica ble. , . % - 1! All communications will be thankful.y re ceived and properly acknowledged by address ing ALBANS. PAYNE, M. D. Chairman Epidemics, 'lide atcr District of Va Paris. Fauquier Co , Va . sep 19—It_ TTifT FOR BALTIMORE—The steamer JUjEftOIAMOND STATE, will receive caigo tor Baltimore, (this day,) Saturday, leaving at 6 o'clock. P. M. WHEAT At BRO, sep 12—It Agents. TXT ESP'S No. I ETHEREAL OIL. and SO W per cent Alcahal, received, and for sole by PEEL, STEVENS Ac CO., 9tp 12 corner King and Alfred streets. JET BELT CLASPS and Elastic Belts, just received, at (sep 12) RICHARDS. BONE BUST, in strong barrets, dry. and in i prime order, foi sale by *0^2* FOWLE & CO. niHfartunen of a Merchant. The New York Evening Post furnishes ; tho following a9 the personal experience j of an importing merchant of that city, 1 during the la«t Jays of August, which will j be appreciated by inauv men in business, and even its perusal cannot fail to suggest : prudence and economy. It is a daily history ; in all timrts of monetary ••tringenev: i “August 18th ’57.—itefused discounts at . batik. Couldn’t raise money to pay duties, ! and obliged to warehouse a valuable import i ation of goods. Cashier says come again ; next offering day. 21st.—Went and found | matters ten times worse. Siw the President, who told me I deserved to be pinched for importing so heavily, and that 1 needn’t ! come there again for six weeks. Couldn’t discount a dollar. Concluded to call cn B. and b irrow a few thousands. Found note.on my desk from B., begging me to lend him some money or he would break. Tried C.— ! Same lu k. 221.—Pitched out at another bank. Customers in, wanting to sge that i fresh importation. Spent three hours try j ing to borrow enough to pay the duties.— No succ^s-*. 24 h.—Ohio Life and Trust ; Co. failed. Tiled to sell paper in the street ! at three ner cent, a mouth. N) buvers.— ! Fortunate remittance from the West—know the post-mark—Jones is a good follow.— lV-aft five thousand dollars—on the Trust Com [tuny! 25 th—Note on collaterals due at the bank. Couldn’t get it renewed for a ! dollar. Madetemp >raiy 1 >an. Stocks down j 20 per cent. Best eecuiioes unsaleable at j half price. 20th. Load called in. B^gin i to feel choking in the throat. No appetue. Tiivd to sell out my importation of dry g >ods 1 at twenty per cent. loss. Nobody arv money to buy. Went home sick. 27th.—Resolved never to put myself in the power of the brinks again. Mi-^rable institutions.— Spent the whole day trying to borrow, and barely escaped protest. My own notes stock ; in my face at three per cent, a month.— , Overheard broker say “you’re a gone man, i» you can’t. take your own paper at that price.” Feel very much so, but got to keep a stiff upper lip. 28tb.—Four hankers fail ed. Times worse than 18d7. Feet sore with running about to raise money. Can’t collect a dollar from the country. Kvery • body out on the same business—all borrow ers, no lenders. l>esk fuil of bills reeeiva j hie, pertectiy useless, specie line oi me j banks down to nine millions. Wish I’d i never seen a piece ot foreign dry goods. Would have been as easy as an old shoe if I had not imported. 1 had no business to build that new house; the old one was good enough. Ought to : nvc been content with moderate things, and lived on half the mo ney. Store rent too high. Obliged to spread out too much cn credit to pay expenses. | *29ch.—Neighbor failed. Bank failed.— : Friend called to ask if the rumor of my fail \ ure was true. Air black with foul reports. ! Half past Iwj P. M., account overdrawn, and notes unpaid.” Release of a Convict* The Auburn American mentions the re lease of a convict from the State prison in that place last Friday afternoon, on a pard m from Governor King. The prisoner was j from Chautauqua countv, and his sentence ! covered three years and some months, of i which he had upwards of a year to serve.— • The American says: “The facts in his case were somewhat odd. lie was of most respectable parentage and connections. Having secured the affections of a young ladv of wealth, a day whs fixed for the marriage, and on that cay the young man, who was of humble origin and slim means, desiring to make a “grand danh,’* ap peared with a gold watch and gold chain to match. Both were stolen! Trie tact of the theft leaked out after the marriage, and the father-in-law exerted himself to secure the conviction of his son in-law. The result was the sentence of the young man to the State prison here. Having coin ; mitted no other crime and having conducted ; himself with entire propriety during his itu j prisoument, the G lvrrnor, alter a full inves tigation of the winds matter, signed a war i rant for his pardon. Our friend’s eyes sparkled, as, when passing the ins'.deof the prison gate, he said, “H-will soon go cut a free inau !” II- knew nothing of j the matter; lie knew nothing of the efforts that had b-eo made to secure his pardon.— The piper was shown to the officers, I! j was directed to array himself in ci'izeo’s ' costume,and in a few minutes ho came into ! the office and was formally discharged from custody. He was delighted, but calm and decorous, and walked out with his triend without making any boisterous demonstra tions of exultation. But what a change it was ! II11 f an hour before he was arrayed in tho prescribed prison garb, and was as usual, at work in the coop er’s sh >p, where he was an excellent and valued hand. But he was now in a plain but neat dress, walking out a tree man! l Ho is a young and fine looking man, and wo | trust the balance of his life may be illustra ted by happiness and honesty. Ilia sin was i irrn-il ur'il <» r*V» f ! *7 lift SIltllTPlI. Scenes transpire every day at the prison that the officers get accustomed to, but they are full of novelty and intcre&t to visitors and outsider*. To us this release, end the cir cumstances connected with if, opened up a new chapter in human life.” Statue of Webster. | The Florence correspondent ,;f the Newark I Advertiser says; “Vowels’ noble statue cl i Webster has been transferred to bronze at ; the foundry in this city, and is about to be 1 shipped for Boston. 'The easting is quite worthy of the model: admirable for rone and accuracy. It was visited bv the members <*t the Koval family, the Ministers of Slate, and 4 , ■ mariv of the conuniseurs of the country, who concur in ascribing to it the highest merit.— In the general judgment here, it fully con firms aiepitation which is one i four proud : e?t titles to respect in the world of art. Its | matchless fidelity as a portrait will be be-t ; appreciated at home. N > American artist i has attained higher distinct! >n abroad j than P »wers. Attracted by this coinoian ! ding distinction, the Prince of Syracuse, a ! brother of the King of Naples, who has won for hiuiselt a more honorable position by his devotion to Letters and Ar\ recently made himself one of tho pupils of our countryman, and has transferred his methods and his tools to his own well furnished -tulio in Naples.” An Important Decision. The Secretary of the Interior, upon a case recently presented, has decided that he has no power to entertain an appeal (run the decision of the accounting i fficers of tho Treasury upon any account—except emolu ment returns—presented lor adjustment prior to the n »ssage of the act ot the 10 b of Au gust, 1850, by ar.v of the marshals, clerks or other officers of the L uited States. II d*h. Star. _ 5rvu1 Court* of Inquiry. Before Court No. 1, yesterday, the case of L'. Gray was concluded, except the read ing of the defence. The case of Mr. C. II. March (cx-Passed Midshipman) was taken up. Before Court No. 2. the case of Lt. W il liamson is still pending. Before C ;urt No. 3, the case of Commander Lockwood was still pending. _ DU. St’OTT B. SMITH, having located in Alexandria, offers his professional services to its citizens and the vicinity Office on Prince stieet one door east of the Post Office.__«T l*—»3m 1)ACON — '.*> hhds. Sides, Shoulders, and ) Hams, prime western, for sale by ieplS WHEAT A BRO. By Yesterday Evening's Halls* Narrow Escape.—Yesterday morning ! about 2 o’clock, the down train of cars on j the Richmond and Danville Railroad were thrown from the track in the vicinity of the 1 Midlothian Coal Pits in Chesterfield, and within a few feet of a precipice, down which J it was evidently intended they should be precipitated. Fortunately, no serious injury occurred, but the danger was so iuiinent that the passengers determined upon an investi gation with the hope of ascertaining the cause of the accident. The meeting was called to ovder by E. V. Coon, esq , of Philadelphia, on whose mo ! tion, A. L. Dibble, esq., was selected chair j man, and B. M. Dewitt, etq., appointed . Secretary. Persons who were at work on the road last | Tuesday, at the very spot where the accident i occurred, testified that the switch was prop erly adjusted, and that two trains had safely passed previously to the accident. It also appeared by the investigation, that the engi neer, on turning the curve, signalled “down | brake,” and that the train was moving at a ■ very slow rare, when the cars ran off. The 1 passengers seemed entirely satisfied that the I switch had been displaced by some fiond, for the purpose of throwing the train down the | embankment. The meeting unanimously adopted a reso luti ;n exonerating the officers on the cars and the Railroad Company from censure, and tendering their acknowledgements, to the engineer and the conductor Mr. II. Tyler, for their presence of mind, at so trying a moment.—Rich. l)isp. Alexander V. Spalding, who was reported to have been found murdered last week, in Botetourt County, Ya., was a son of David Spalding, of Albemarle County. The Rich mond Dispatch has received a letter from a correspondent in Salem, Roanoke, Ya., stat ing that young Spalding has made his ap pearance in “(liiesor M mtgomery counties,” and that the story ut finding his body in a h dlow tree, was of course untrue. As the Finoastle Democrat ol a subsequent date sta red the same facts contained in the Dispatch’s letter announcing the murder, it is probable that our Salem friend is mistaken. If such ... n/.» « l>n nnua n n-.fljf S»f>llr.l hnn V llOU llllAH in ij wt uiv vi»wv f \w w* ww» v ^ *» •• ••»»»' perpetrated by those who brought the infor mation to Fincastle. Synod of Virginia—This religious body met in Lewisburg, Ya., Sept. 2i. Tbe open ing sermon was delivered by Rev. Wm. II. 1 McGulfey. Rev. Michael Osborne, of West ; llanuver Presbytery, was ciioseo moderator. Tbe next sessiou is to be held in Charlottes ville. In the County Court of Prince William, on Monday last, George Bade, a free negro, was found guilty of an attempt to ravish Al wilda O.ine Shirley, and sentenced to impri.— j onment in tho Poniteutiary lor the term of ton years. Jordan Branch, esq , a highly esteemed citizen of Petersburg, died at the Hot Spriugs, Bath County, on Tuesday night last. Mr. B. had held the office of City Sergeant for a i series'of Nears, i • _ | The mail pouch fr.un Now York for Chat ; tanooga, was found on Thursday, in the Ap ! pomattox river, near Petersburg. It had been cut open and robbed of its conteuts. A stampede of slaves from Petersburg, by means of a vessel from Philadelphia, was ! prevented by the vigilance of the police. Garret King, charged with harboring arun av \y slave, the | r >perty of Geo. BeNeale, in Rockingham County, has been acquitted by tiie County Court ol that County. J imes Purcell has been appointed surveyor of roads in Prince William County, in place of Thomas Golding. ALMANAC. 1857. SUKlSUKl SF.ITEMBER. rises, sets. Moon’s Phases. | 12 Saturday... 5 4^6 13 D n. m. i i3 Sunday.3 48 6 12 Last qr. 12 2 41 e. 14 Monday... 3 42 6 11 New-18 0 3>m. 10 Tuesday.... 3 hub 10 Kiistqr..26 3 08 M. 16 Wednesday 3 32 6 8 Vi* 1 . ... 3 10 8m. 17 Phur'uiay.. 3 33 6 7 moil WATKU. In Friday. 3 34 6 6 Skpt h 12 2h 39m LATKST DA T K S. London.Au". *JH I Havre.Aujr. 2l» Liverpool .Au<. J1.* ! New Orleans.Sept "r. 3 MAHiNAt LIST. PORT OF ALKXANDKI A—-SKPTKMBKU 11. Arrived. Schr. Robert Bill.m,-.Boston, to Frost 1_ j Wll I ^ v well \ >chr. Ann IV, Simonson, New York, to Nevett Si Snowden. Schr. Marietta Hand, Terry, New York, to 0. Howard. >cnr Maryland, Chase, New \ ork, to Cumber land Coal and Iron Co. Schr. Mary Johnson. Jones. New Haven, to Cumberland Coal and Iron Co. Slir. Collector, Delozier, Matawoman, wheat to 'l homas Perry. Schr. Embark, Donaho, Philadelphia, general caigo, to S. Shinn. sloop Hero, Sinclair, Port Tobacco, corn to Thomas Perry. Sailed. I Schr. Mist, Pissoway, New \ ork, by ( umber ! land Coal and Iron Co. Schr. Urbecca Knight, Kndicott, East Cam bridge. by Frost burg ('oal Co. Schr. VVm. Cobb, Kndicott, Dighton, by Frost burg Coal Co. Schr II. Deputy, Neal, Troy, by Borden Min ing Co. schr. Monmouth, Grant, Troy, coal by W. A. I Duncan. Memoranda. Biig Andover,Cromwell, from this port, ar | rived at Boston 9:h inst; and Handy, Nooman, tor do., cleared same day. Brig Montgomery, Wylte, for this port, sailed I lorn Kastport 3d inst. Sehrs. Hamilton, Hopkins, from this port tor New York, and Fairfax, Mott, from Georgetown, 1). C, fordo, armed at Norfolk Nth inst. Schr. M. M. Freeman. Nickerson, from this port, ir Hampton Roads 8th inst. Sehr. Richard Borden, Arnold, from tnis port, i arrived at Fail River Sth inst. Schr. Breese, Pikerson, for this port, cleared i at Ph i 1 ridel pi hi a 9th inst. CtOOPERS WANTED.—15 or 20 first-rate / COOPERS can find permanent employ ment. at liberal wages A large lot ot HEAD ING on hand, ready lor use. Apply at the office oi the “Pioneer Mills' or to FOWLE Si CO., Agents aug 26- dtf Alexandria Flour Mill Co v __ __ Liverpool salt.— 4600 SACKS COARSE SALT lf>00 “ FINE SALT, all ten to the ton, just receiven per Barque “Golden Era." trorn Liverpool, lor sale by jy 27 FOWLE bCO. I! Portland sugars and syrups.—a supply ot “Av and “A A" Sugar and Sugar | house Syrups, on hand and for sale by aug 29 FOWLE At CO. I ^ARM HANDS WANTED.—12 or 15 good j P fami laborers wanted immediately, on the ! Mount ffephyr Farm, to cut brush and for other ! purp »ses. Apply on the Farm, sep 5-eoti _ I \\7ANTED.—A good Cook, Washer and j \V Doner—a slave preferred. Address Box 293, Alexandria Post Office. »ep 10—eu6t LOCAL __O_ On ’Change.—The offerings of grain this week have been light, farmers preferinc to hold on.to their crops rather than disposo of them at the present low prices. Ihe re ceipts of grain have fallen off nearly J),0b0 bushels since last week. Prices have still further declined, and white and red wheat yesterday sold at P22 cents for a good arti c'e. The demand for red wheat being great er than that for white, the prices paid fir the former in many instances exceeded that paid for-the latter. Corn was dull, and prices again tending down; sales of white at 52 cents. Flour was heavy, and there were ho transactions reported on ’Change yesterday. Holders were asking £5,37 J for Union street; Extra £G@£G,25, and Family $7(a£7,25. Business during the week has been very dull, in consequence of the stringency in mone tary affairs. Most of our merchants are at the North and East making their tall purchases, and the goods are coming forward gradually; but as yet there is very little activity on the streets. The suspension in Canal navigation caused a depression of business at the Coal wharves; which, however, will be oi short dura tion, ns we are pleased to learn that the neces sary repairs to the Canal have been made, and boats will be able to pass Williamsport to-day. Tne decline in the price of grain has caused a great falling off in receipts, and a consequent s agnation in business on Union street, and the wharves, which will be temporary; and though, at present, monetary affairs and business present rather a gloomy appearance, not, however, more so litre than in other places, we conlidenly hope tor the speedy return oi better times. Paving King Street.—At a meeting of the Board of Aldermen, on Thursday night, (^ee another column of to day’s Gazette, for ! official proceedings,) on motion of Mr. Simp • eon, it was ordered that tho Committee on S'reete be instructed to take into coneidera I . . .. _r_;_Yf!_ lion uio propriety oi icp»viug **“1* cnee., and authorizing the committee to advertise ' for proposals for that purpose, and to report the cost, and the ways and means of defray ! ing the expenses. Kecovery of Jewelry.—A telegraphic I dispatch was received yesterday afternoon, from Mr. W. W. Adam, who is now in Phil i adelphia, stating that ho has recovered a large portion of his Jewelry, stolen from his store in June last. Military Visit, Ac .--The Morgan Conti nental Guards, of Winchester, intend visit ing this city, on the 23rd inst., as the guests ! of the Mount Vernon Guards. A Fair is to be openvd at Washington llall, and continue open during their stay. They intend visit ing Washington City, before their return.— | Preparations are in active progress tor their j reception, and every thing will be done to ! make their stay among us as agreeable as ! possible. Tbe “Twelfth of September,” the anni versary cf the Battle of North Point in 1814, is to be appropriately celebrated by the “Old Defenders” in Baltimore, and by the “Asso ciation of the survivors of the \\ ar of 1812, of the D. C., in Washington.” *It is request ed that the thgs of the shipping in port, at j this place, be hoisted. Alexandria.—The Alexandria Gazette states that the Merchants of Alexandria are preparing for the Fall Trade, and argues to show that goods will be cheaper this season than for some time past. We hope the mer chants from Virginia who pass through this way will give the dealers of Alexandria a call. Nothing can be lost by it, and some thing may he made. In maintaining South ern merchants, they sustain the cause of Southern independence.—lilue Ridye Rep. The Canal steamboat James L. Cathcart, : loaded with coal, is making successful trips ,,to and from Cumberland. Improvements about the Executive Man sion in Washington, are going on—building new stables, arranging fi ivver gardens, Ac., erecting a conservatory, Ac. H1AKKIEU. On Tuesday, the Sth inst. at Haymarket, n.;..™ WiHi irri ('n Va . bv the Rev. John 8. Trone, JOHN B LEWIS of Alexandria, to Miss ANN ELIZA, daughter of Gariet Hullish. On Thursday morning, in Washington, by the R*»v. B. F. Bettinger, Mr. PHILLIP H. LIN* TON, and Miss MARTHA A. BURCH. DIKII. At her residence, iti Charles County. Md . on the 1st inst.. Mrs.SARAH DYSON, in the 77th year of her age. At his residence in Fauquier Coun'y. on the 3rd inst , in the Sf»th year ot his age, Major JAMES PAYNE. He commanded a volunteer Company ot riflemen in the war of lb 12, and died regretted by a large circle of friends en 1 dear*d to him by his eminently social disposi lion and unbounded hospitality. I rilOBACCO AND SUGAR WAREHOUSE — | 1L1 YSE STh'AVJ.RT. jllxindrin. Vo —Our stock of TOBACCO, SUGARS. SNUFF. ; PIPES. Ac., is very large, and embraces the | greatest variety ever off-red in this market. | Pound lumps. l.»w priced;do do. fine grades ! Do. do., extra quality; Loose Pressed j People's Favorite; People's Luxury; Ei Dorado i Planter's Choice; Esmeralda; Heart s Ease i Fig Tobacco; Luxury of the People Hunter’s } E>; Barrow's $ do : Sweet Orange J do Filibuster } do : People's Favorite i do Apricott Tobacco: O s, 7*s. and IUV to the pound, small twist, Ac.; Lynchbmg and other Smoking TOBACCO, in bbls. and papers; a very large 8‘rck of SUGARS, Foreign and Domestic; all kinds of SNUFF in kegs, bottles, papers, and bladders; Garrett’s A Stai's brand, to which wt invite the attention of the trade. sep 12 SAREPTA HALL.—The subscribers having leased the above mentioned Hall, lor a term ; of years, end fitted it up handsomely, offer it for ; rrnt for Exhibitions, Bails, Concerts, Public Meetings, Fairs,Lectures, Auctions. Ac. Having bpen built expressly lor such purposes, and from its central situation, being tar more desirable than any other room in this city, they Would respectfully invite the attention of parties hav ing need lor a room of the kind. For Terms, which will be quite moderate.— Apply to HENRY COOK A CO., s-p 12—dim Sarepta Hail, King street. I1ALL SUPPLY.—We are now receiving ’ per Brig Fidelia, and Schrs. Hamilton, ! Statesman, Marietta Burr, and Embark, trom New York, Boston, and Philadelphia, uur rall ; stock of GROCERIES. LIQUORS, MINES, TOBACCO, CIGARS. Ac , Ac. Our assortment, as usual, will be found to be very general and desirable, to an examination : of which we invite our customers and nier j chants generally, visiting this market. M e can and will do as well for them as can be done in Baltimore. McVEIGH A CHAMBERLAIN, sep io Prince-street M'harf. Alex. Mosquito netting, tor sale by icps MEYENBURG, BRO. A CO. BY MAGNETIC TELEGRAPH. The !Vevr York DemocratIc Convention. j Syracuse, X. Y.f Sept. 10.—There was immense confusion yesterday in the conven tion, in consequence of a contested seat from New York City, but finally a resolution was ' adopted, admitting eight Cooper and eight : Small men and they to choose the seven teenth delegate. A resolution was adopted 1 for the appointment of committees on resolu tions: two from each judicial district. I The convention then adjourned to meet «t j nine o'clock to-morrow morning to nominate ! the general ticket. Syracuse, X. Y., Sept. 11.-The nomica | tions are as follows: for Comptroller, Srun* ; derford Church, Treasurer, Isaac \ ander* | gool, Secretary of State, Gideon Tucker, At ; toruey General, Lyman Trunaioe. A Steamer In Distress. Boston, Sept. 11.— The steamer Wilson Jenkins, encountered the steamer Rpystone i * I S'ate in distress, and towed her into llamp | ton Koads, on ihe morning of the 7th. The Ohio River. Wheeling, Ya.. S3pt. 11—The river to day is d feet and 0 inches, and is falling slowly. BOARD OF ALUKK.HEN. At a meeting ot the Board of Aldermen, held j September l'», lSf>7, there were present, Law B. Taylor, esq , President. Messrs. Armstrong, Simpson, Dempsey, and Grimes. A communication was received through the j Common Council, from the Superintendent of j the Telegraph Line, passing through this city, I asking permission to change the route ot said ' line of Teipgraph, and its reference to the Com mittee on Streets concurred in. On motion of Mr. Simpson, it was Oidered. That the Committee on Streets be _i__ i t fimtii.l t/i t I * n i lit a /*<\ii«ii<lnr. ( ClIJU aiL' UCICl/J IIIOUUMVI4. VV/ . . . w atiou. the propriety ot paving King street from j the Dock to“HooffV Run,'’ to advertise tor pro posals. lor said paving, and to report the proba i ble cost ot the same, and the ways and means, lor defraying the expense thereof. Mr. Simpson ottered the following order, which wasreferred to the Committee on Streets, viz : Ordered. That a flagging belaid across Queen on The e*5t side ot Fairt.ix street, under the di ! rection ol the Superintendent of Police. Th* Board then adjourned. | Teste: S J. McCORMICK,Cterk. N^OTICE.—Alexandria, Sept r. 9th. lsG7.— The copartnership herenwore existing l»e tween GEORGE WASHING ION and JAMES I ROACH, under the firm of WASHINGTON A CO., was dissolved by mutual consent on the 22d of July, 1SG7. GEORGE WA?*HINGI<)N is alone authorized t:i use the name of the late firm in the settlement of the business GEORGE WASHINGTON, JAMES ROACH. — J 4 CARD.—Having sold on* my interest in , lb*- firm of WASHINGTON A CO., to j my former partner,GEORGE WASHING ION, I 1 cheerfully recommend hint to the business ; patronage ot my triends and the public, to whom ! I return my grateful acknowledgements for their I past favours, to the firm. JAMES ROACH. I — HAVING purchased the entire interest ot JAMES ROACH, in the late firm ol WAMUNGTON A CO, I will continue the GROCERY, LIQUOR and COMMISSION BU I SIN ESS, at the old stand. No. 11, North l nion i street, under the name and style of WASHING j TON A CO. I return my thanks for the hbe | ral patronage extended to the late firm, and ! respectfully solicit a continuance of the same, sep 12 GEO. WASHINGTON. j /' 1 ILM AN’S AM MON IA TED GUANO.— | The subscriber is now manufacturing ex j tensively, under the above title, an article which is considered by all w ho have tried it quite equal | To tne Peruvian Guano, and at about GO per cent, less price. It does not, however, like the Peruvian, exhaust itself in one season, but, de composing slowly, is much more permanent, requiring a less quantity to be usud on the same ground the next season. In preparing this arti cle lor agricultural purposes my object has been to select only such chemicals as are neces sary to promote the active and vigorous growth of plants, rejecting such as are inert and only calculated to increase the bulk. Its analysis will be found upon examination to be similar to the beet Peruvian. Having been experimenting with the article for two or three years previous to bringing it before the public. I am prepared to satisfy any one in regard to its intrinsic value as a lertilizer. Price, per ton of 2,000 pounds, $40; by the bag of about 100 pounds, cents per j*otind, with an extra chirge ot 20 cent each lor bags. Sold only for cash. Orders tilled with promptness. Z 1). GILMAN, Chemist, 300 Pa. Avenue. W a^hington, sep 1*2—eod!2t NEW FLOUR * COMMISSION HOUSE, AT ALEXANDRIA, VA —The under signed take pleasure in announcing to their friends of the Valley of Virginia, that they have rented a commodious Warehouse on Lmon Street, jilexandrui. lor the purpose of conducting a FLOUR. PRODUCE AND GENERAL COM MISSION BUSINESS. Their business connection with a large num : her ol the Merchants, Miilers, and Farmers ol ' the Valley, during the past twenty years in 1 Winchester, has given them a thorough know ' ledge ot ti:eir wants, and U ey teel assured ol being able to give satisfaction in all eases, with consignments or other business entrusted to them. They will have possession of their House i by the loth September, a' which time they will be ready for the reception ol Produce. S. HARTLEY A SON. Late ot Winchester. CtPOur References are the inhabitants ol Rockingham, Shenandoah, Page, and Warren Counties. sep 9—tf Alexandria livery and sale STABLE—Will be opened on Tuesday September 1st, at the corner of (fuer/i and Fair fax streets, one s</\t<ire north of Fetrlons Hotel, the LIVERY STABLE recently erected b\ the sub scriber. w here may be had at all times HORSE!" AND BUGGIES, RIDING HORSES, Ac., Ac The proprietor will also receive HORSES on sale, and at Livery. All Horses sold at my Stable will be sold as though they were my own, and prompt returns will be made. Com mission tor the sale of HORSES entrusted to my care moderate My Stables are fitted up in the best style, and the business will receive my personal attention. Gentlemen in the country having Horses lor sale or exchange, are reternd to any ol the merchants ot Alexandria. aug 28—eotf THOMAS COYLE. 1 10R SALE OR RENT.—A VALUABLE P FARM, lying in the County of Prince William, Jn the state of Virginia, on the Sudley Road one mile and a half from the Sudley Springs. It contains about THREE HUN DRED and FIFTY ACRES, and is now rented to George Riley. It is situated near the Manas sas Gap Raiiioad, a depot being about to be es tablished at Sudley. It has on it a small JBIuLhut comfortable HOUSE. The country : ia mountainous and healthy. Terms very libe ral. Ai ply to JOHN CHAPMAN, eaq., at the ! Thoroughtare Mills, or to the subscriber, near I Alexandria. THOMAS W. SWANN, aug 17—eo3w* ^W^RIME MERINO SHEEP, at pri ! vate sale, at Farmweil, Belmojit P O., Loudoun County, Va. »ep2—eotf SAMUEL LOOK. * w v BBLS. PITCH, on hand and lor sale b) aug 29 FOWLE A CO. AUUllUIN PAXilSP. BY S. J. McCORMICK—Acctiouker. "rrALUABLK LOTS AT AUCTION—On V Thursday next, 17/A instant, at 12 o't fork, or i immediately alter the sale of the property ot* th» late Charles Koones, i will o&r lor sale the Iollowing LOTS, viz:— No. I. Situated on the east side of Alfred street, between Wythe and Madison streets, be ing 30 feet front, and 123 feet in depth. No. 8. A QUARTER SQUARE OF GROUND situated at the northeast intersection of Pendleton and F lirfax streets, and imme diately oppo>ite the Depot lot of the Loodoua and Hampshire Railroad. Terms at Sale, sep 12—eots S. J. McCORMICK. Auct._ BY S J. McCORMICK—Acctiokmb. I1VERPOOL SALT AT AUCTION —On j 'Juttilay morning ntxt. 1 ilk inti., at II o' j clock, will be sold at Messrs. Fowle A Co *s Wharf, the cargo of the ship Isabella, from Liv erpool, consisting!— : *1.001) SACKS G^k. SALT, filled ten to the ton, ; 3,000 SACKS FINE SALT, “Deaking'' Brand, j tilled ten to the ton. in Bleached Sacking, equal ! to Marshall’s or Worthington s, j sep 10—dts S. J. McCORMICK. Auct. | BY SAMUEL J. McCORMICK—Acctioxkkr. Orange and Alexandria rail ROAD STOCK FOR SALE—Will be i olfered. at auction, in Iront of the Mayor’s Of fice. Alexan iria, on Thursday, the I <th instant, NINETEEN SHARES OF ORANGE AND ALEXANDRIA RAILROAD STOCK; also *47 f»o DIVIDEND SCRIPT, with interest i from October llth, 1856. Terms, cash. J. I). CORSE, sep f>—dts Administrator of Peter Moor#. 1)UBLIC SALE.—I will sell at auction. at the late lesidence ot James R. Kiddle, de j ceased, on Columbus, between King and Prince | streets, in Alexandria, on Wednesday, the l»WA of , this month, all the HOUSEHOLD and KP1 CH EN FURNITURE of decedent, among which are some valuable Beds, Parlor Furniture, Ac. Terms.—Six months credit lor all sums over $K*. the purchaser giving note and security—for sums under*10,cash. O. A. KINSOLNING, Administrator with the will annexed ot Jas. | R. Rid lie, deceased. R**P II—dts I WILL SELL at public auction,on Saturday, the 3d of October, at 12 o’clock, M., in front of Samuel Catts’ Tavern, West End, a TRACT of LAND, containing ONE HUNDRED and SIXTY-TWO ACRES, situated in Fairfax I oiihiy. on tne soiling noau, o mues imm ni i exandria. and half a mile from the Orange and i Alexandria Railroad—20 acre* were in cultiva tion last year. The balance is heavily timbered j with Oak and Ohesmit. Any information de ; sired, can be obtained ot F. K. or SAMUEL R. JOHNSTON, Alexandria, Va. Terms liberal, j Sep 8—dtf GEORGE JOHNSTON. I 'AUQUIKR LAND AT PUBLIC SALE.— 1 My FARM, three miles from Warnnton, Fauquier County, Va , will be offered lor sale, in front of the Court House of said County, on Monday the 28/A day of the pretetit month. (S<p I tember.) that being Court day. Mr. N. N. Gray, who lives adjoining w ill show the land to any one wishing to purchase. ; 'Perms made known on the day ot sale, or on application to me at Alexandria, Va. tep 5— !awt* JOHN H. PARROTT. SALE THIS DAT. I‘ OUDOUN LAND FOR SALE—The Tract j of Land known as the “COON SKIS," situated in Loudoun county, near Carter s Mill, on Goose (’reek, is again offered lor sale, and will he sold, without reserve, to the highest bid der. on Salurtlay. the 12th day of SepUmtter, 1857, at ubovt 12 o'clock, M, in front of the ‘ Beveridge House. ’ in the town of Middleburg. The FARM contains about biJO ACRES, 150 of w hich is well timbered, and the balance is in good blue grass sod, which ha* not been broken lor about ten years. The Loudoun branch ol the Manassas Gap Railroad passes through the j tract, and the Oatland Depot is within a quar I ter of a mile ol it. The property belongs to the estate ol the late Dr. Wm. L. PtfFell, and is sold under a peremp tory decree of the Circuit Court ol Alexandria. The Terms of Sale prescribed by the decree, are as follows: One-tenth of the purchase mo ney to be paid in hand, liable to be lorteited upon the failure ol the purchaser to comply with the terms of sale, upon confirmation by the Court ; one other tenth upon said confirmation; the balance in three equal payment*, at 12, 18, and i>.\ months Irorn the day of sale—the deterred payments to bear interest from day of sale, the title to be withheld until the 3d payments are made, and the property to be resold at the risk ol first purchaser, on failure to comply with the terms of sale. Possession will be given on the day of sale, if desired. LAW. B TAYLOR, ) ., . B P. NOLAND. $ Lo',,mr 9' Middleburg, Va . aug 11—eots. I >LBLIC SALE OF VERY VALUABLE REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY IN THE COUNTY OF ORANGE—Having detei mined to discontinue farming, 1 w ill offer lor sale, on Friday, the 18//i of September next, the very beautiful and valuable farm on which I at present reside. It contains FOUR HUNDRED AND SIXTY-NINE ACRES, with an ample supply ot timberof the best quality. Itisnear the Rapid Ann River, and within five miles ol \f .lAkAl I’ nrv/\M tlia Hrafi OA atlil A I A* V l iv uci i a VMuuuiij vuv andna Railroad. The buildings are all nearly new and in first rate repair. They consist of a two story IHVKL aLING HOUSE, with six rooms, kitchen, meat house, ice house, office, carriage house, servants house, corn house, barn, stables, and To bacco houses. At the same time and place, will be sold 0 valuable servants, 8 head of Mules and Horses, 3 yoke of Oxen, 3 milch Cows, 50 or 60 head of Hogs, 700 or 800 bushels of Oats, and the grow ing crops of corn and tobacco—also farming utensils, household and kitchen furniture. This Term* w ill be accommodating, and made known upon the day ot sale. Extensive preparations are being made for the seeding ol a large crop of wheat, and twelve tons of Guano, will be added to the sale. E C. MOORE. Raccoon Ford, Culpeper Co., sep 1—eots 1 PUBLIC SALE.—Intending to remove to the West, I will *ell at Auction, at my residence, near Salem, in Fauquier County, on Tuesday. 2id Se/tfrmf>er next, or on the first lair day thereafter. 30 head ol Horses, among which are some valuable Riding Horses; several Yoke of Oxen; some very fine Milch Cows; 150 Ewes; young Cattle; about 60 Hogs; 1 Riding Carriage; Wagons; Ox Carts; Gear; 2 sets Blacksmith’s Tools; Ploughs, and a variety of Farming Uten sils; HOUSE and KITCHEN FURNITURE; a large quanty of Corn. Also, a fine-toned German Piano. At the same time. I will offer at auction, my FARM, called “ WAVELAND, containing 866 Acres Terms will be made known on the day of sale. JAMES ROGERS. Fauquier County, aug25—eots Mount holly farm for rent — The undersigned wishes to rent this farm on snares, lying within one mile from Burke'sSta tion, on theOrange and Alexandria Railroad, con* taming THREE HUNDRED ACRES. The farm is in a good state of cultivation—there are some28 or 30 acres of rich low ground, which is most valuable lor the production of grain of all kind The improvements are a good two ^story FRAME DWELLING, Servant’s jEgLHeuses, Barn, and alt other necessary out buildings; a spring ol good and never tailing water near the house; a good ORCHARD, Ire. Persons wishing to rent, will do well to apply to the subscriber, on the premises. Possession given the first of the year 1858. jy 14—eo2m* MRS. C. BARKER. ^ FOR RENX^The WAREHOUSE, on the south side of King street, below Fur* lax street, a desirable location lor businesa. Aiso. a STORE ROOM, nearly •PPf**1* VAP ply to [sep 3—eo7t] G. W. P- RAMSAY. HITE BRANDY—1 qr.cask 4th proof WHITE BRANDY, for preserving, just received, in store, and tor ssle by JOHN A. DIXON, sep jo Post Office corner.