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■•Tenth Ann««l Meeting of the Btock * id*™ 0r (t»« Manuaea Gap Railroad Cawp**^ Pursuant to adjournment, the Stockholders re assembled at American Hall, on Friday night, at 7 o’clock, Mr. Boswell in the Chair. Mr Naaaon Bare, Chairman of the Com* njutee to whom was referred the reports of the President, Chief Engineer, and accom* joying papers, presented the following re ort' which was read by Mr. James W. Eos tfT * The Committee of Enquiry, to whom was referred the K ports of the President, and 0tber officers of ibis Company, have had the ^rne under consideration, and make their report as follows: ^ # The time allotted is not sufficient to enable them to enter into a minute enquiry into the details ot the Company’s administration, but has been ample for a full investigation of the prominent points, to which their attention ha, beeu directed. Tne Committee fully approve the action of ti;e Board io suspending the prosecution of the a or k on the L mdouti Brauch, and the Independent and Valley L’ues, at the time the order was given to stop—the funds appli cable to their iurther prosecution having teen exhausted. It was proper that tho w, rk shouli have been prosecuted on those hoes, as long as there was money in the bands of the Company specially devoted to this object; because it couid not have been u«*ed for the payment of the debt of the Com ply, or for any other purpose whatever, without violation of laith to subscribers, who had paid their money upon the condition that it should be applied to these specific works, and to no others. The C ommittee has ascertained that the tl )ating debt is not chargeable to the lines nam^d, because the accounts exhibit the tact, that no mjre money has been received than has beeu paid on them. The floating debt, | according to the papers before us, is proper 1* chargeable to the work between the Moun tain and Strasburg, and to the superstructure to Woodstock, which had no means applica b e to them, except proceeds ot sales troin the Company’s bouds. The completion of the road to Strasburg was a main object of the Company, and in the accomplisnmen* oi ims, » ucw hundred tbousaud dollars was incurred, with the confident expectation entertained by the K ,ard. that this debt could be met by money derived from sales of bonds. The sales of bonds was wisely postponed until the com pletion of the work to Strasburg, when the large iucrease of freight expected from this source would promote their sale. Unfortu nately, however, at this very time, the crisis of 1854 occurred, which affected so seriously the price of State stocks, that no market was left for railroad bonds, except at ruinous rates. The Board having the debt of $300,000 upon them, payable on demand, had the al ternatives of Sales of bonds at these rates; of suits from contractors and others, with accumulated costs; or, of making such loans as they could. The last alternative was adapted by the Board, und this Committee conceive the plau was properly prelerred; because, under the circumstances, it best protected the property, credit, and character of the Company, and was justified by the advantage it gave in awaiting the chances of legislative aid, which was confidently hoped for from the expected rise io the price of public stocks, and the im provement from a more abundant supply of money. It is true the Board gave very high rates of interest, but the price given appears to have been no higher than money in large sums then commanded. With regard to the unsold bonds, the Committee are of opinion that all proper exertions to effect a sale at reasonable rates have been made by the Bvard, but the continued increasing embar rassments of the whole country have prevent ed it, and the present paralysis of credit makes a sale, on any reasonable terms, hope less. Your Committee find, that in default of the pavraent of interest, the road itself may be •object to the control of the future purchasers of the bonds, if sold, by the parties who now hold them as collateral security. To prevent any such occurrence, it is deemed wise, there fore, to increase the revenue, by additional charges on freight, to meet the interest on the debt. Certainty of payment of the interest will have a most beneficial effect towards keepiug the property of the Company in the hands of the stockholders, and the creditors will be better satisfied with the securities, and less disposed to sell; but, if sold, will secure a better price for the bonds thau they would otherwise command. lu regard to relief from indebtedness, but two modes present themselves: one by the sale of bonds, the other by obtaining aid from the Legislature. The former is much to be deprecated, as no sales could now be effected, except on such terms as your com mittee would regard a great sacrifice, con sidering the abundant security on which •aid hoods rest. Yet the question may arise, whether it might not be better to make sale a a •» a ia • An «r wanauiiii* • V V 1 « Ul I fcVli V IMV.VV emergency, rather than pay the heavy ex change aud interest now demanded. Your Committee also refer to the President and Directors such retrenchments as in their discretion may he compatible with the best interests of the Company. In Conclusion, your Committee will add, that they perceive no cause for loss of hope or confidence. The elements of suceess and prosperity oo which the expectations of this Company were originally predicated, still re gain. The gloom that now overhangs the country, and the stagnation that pervades all the channels of trade, will, without doubt, soon pass away, aud brighter prospects and tatter times will yet return, and bring in their train a fulfillment of the most sanguiae hopes of its early friends. Mr. K irzer moved that the report he re ceived, and the committee discharged from the further c Moderation of the subject. The motion was carried. Mr. B. E. Harrison stated that the report Wa® not satisfactory to him in every particu lie had been considered inimical to the ^•d, but he denied the accusation. He bad opposed some of the proceedings of the Stock hollers, but had always been, and was still, • friend to Manassas. He thought the Com* Pmy bad been speculative; the maoage ®*nt bad in regard to the interests of indi ?*dual stockholders. He considered the Com ply in a deplorable conditjgp. The inves Ugation had not been as full as he desired, he hoped the President would explain w^*t, in his opinion, the Committee had De lated. Mr..T. S. Hall wished to know to what P**t of the report the gentlemau objected. Mr. Harrison.—That part which refers to expenditure of the funds applicable to tta completion of the Independent Line and ^udouo Branch. Mr. Hall was glad of the opportunity af* °r*ied by the gentleman's reply, to oorreet certain erroneous impressions prevailing, and •°®gbt to be used to the prejudice of the oil* p of this road. There had not been a doL the money subscribed to the main line *ch had been used in tha <y>netruction of the Loudoun Branch or Independent Line. On tbe othor hand, the funds applicable to the construction of the Independent Line and ] Loudoun Branch had "been sometimes bor rowed for the prosecution of tbe work on tbe ' main line. Alexandria, so deeply interested in the welfare of Manassas, had sanctioned the building of the Independent Line. In his opinion, the building of tbe Loudoun Branch was the best enterprise in which Al exandria hai engaged since the opening of Railroads to the city. The Company know no such word as fail, and this most impor tant Branch was to be pushed forward as speedily as possible, lhe Company are in debted to the Loudoun Branch and Indepen dent Line—not one cent have those lines ever borrowed. Mr. II. said there were ef forts being constantly made to prejuiice the public against tbe Directors of this Compa ny, in reference to the misapplication of it9 funds, which gentlemen insinuated had been applied to the completion of tbe Branches of the roud instead of to tho main line. No such charge could be brought against the Directors, in whose honor and integrity, not only the Stockholders of this Company, but eveu its bitterest loos, had the iulle&t confi dence. In 1854, when the Company had been compelled to raise money to carry on the road, instead of selling their bonds at ruiu ous rates, the Directors had hypothecated them, and the debt w as thus created. It was their best policy. The inouey was to be raised and it was better to create a debt than sac rifice the bonds. The road was eminently an Alexandria road, and he hoped would yet, by bringing to her market the products of tbe rich valley, make her what she should be, and what her eligible position entitled her to be. In order to facilitate this much to be desired object, the road had to be extended to Woodstock, where the trade of the valley it was thought would be concentrated; the ( road was constructed to \V oodscock, and this was a cause for further indebtedness. It was to beneht Alexandria, tuai me company bad become so embarrassed. It was for this that the Stockholders along the entire line had pledged their stock, and it would be cruel in Alexandria to now taunt them with their misfortunes. Away with this design to prejudice the people against the Presi | dent aud Directors, because they had done all in thoir power to obviate the difficulty, 1 and to benefit Alexandria, and by so doing had run the Company in debt. It should be ! borne in mind that the New York and Erie Railroad—that mighty corporation, with its millions upon millions of capital and back ed by the great city of New York—having at its head the best financiers iu this coun try, now lies prostrated on account of tho financial condition of the country. Tho I great Central Illinois Railroad, with its vast grants of public lauds, the sale of which, it was thought, would realize millions, nad been compelled to make an assignment. Com j mercial enterprise every whore was complete ! ly prostrated by the crisis. lien such was ! the case, was it to be wondered at that this ! Company finds itself somewhat embarrassed, i It was not a time to attempt to tarnish the I names of the President or Directors, j Mr. Harrison denied any such intention. | He had never turned against Mauassas or her officers. He hoped the Chairman would keep the gentleman iu order, i Mr. Hall had no objection to being kept ! in order. He thought it the duty of the | meeting to provide some mode of relief to the Company. The Committee have recom mended an increase in the rates of toil over ! the road, and there was not a man in Fau quier, who would not willingly submit to the increase for the sake of Manassas. 1 he Com mittee have also recommended, that a Com mittee be appointed to memorialize the next 1 Legislature of the State for assistance, lie I ^ j believed that the Legislature would come to ! the aid of the Company, and next Spring, Manassas would be able to go on her way rejoicing, not only up the vallov, and away iuto the Northwest, but will also be able to complete her Loudoun Branch and indepen dent line, which if they were finished to night, would be of such vast importance to the Com ; pany, and tho city of Alexandria, and would have saved the Directors the mortification of j presenting the report that they were com I % % % * » peitea io uo. Mr. Harrison still contended that the Committee had uot time to make a full in vestigation. lie approved of the first aud last parte of the report, but objected to tLal part in legard to the Loudoun Branch and Independent Line. Ho made no charges or insinuations against the Directory. Mr. E. C. Marshall, for fear that the Stock holders might take up a wrong impression in regard to the investigation made by tft Committee, explained the mode by which the Committee had arrived at their cooclu sious. He read a report of the amount of bonds on hand, aud how many had been hy pothecated. The report set forth that $825,000 of the ' bonds had been hypothecated, at an average of 40 cents io the dollar, and were in the possession of Banks, Bankers, and others io Alexandria and elsewhere; and that $475, 000 had been sold at 82 cts. in the dollar. He also made the following statement of the operations on the branches : LOrDOl’N BRANCH. Received from Individuals.$99,307 OS u “ State. 133,517 31 $232,884 99 Paid to Contractors. ..$170,059 09 “ w Engineers.... ‘20,128 09 u For land damages 20,000 00 $210,187 18 INDEPENDENT LINE. Received from Individuals. $76.1 IS 77 *4 “ Corp of Alexandria SO.uOo 00 « “ State. 227,637 40 $383,'756 17 Paid to Contractors . .$237,604 98 u 44 Engineers... 1*2,000 00 44 44 Land damages ‘25,000 UO $274,604 98 lie thought Mr. Harrison wrong io suppo sing that the debts of the Loudoun Brauch and Independent Line, were assumable by the Stockholders of the Main Line. Mr. S. C. Williams moved that the report of the Committee be received. The motion was adopted. The same gentleman moved that the meet* ing now go into tho election of officers to serve the ensuiog year. The motion, at the request of Mr. E. C. Marshall, was with drawn. Mr. Monroe, suggested the adoption of a resolution, for the appointment of a Com mittee to memoralize the Legislature, at its next session, in behalf of the Company. He ! thought it would give weight to any petition that might ba offered. He also urged the adoption of his recommendation, presented to the meeting in the m iming, in reference to an additional subscription, by the present I stockholders. Ho thought such a paper, in ! the hands of influential gentlemen, would accomplish much good, and that $50,000 could easily be raised. Mr. E. C. Marshall questioned the success of such a course, and he was uuwilling that ; the stockholders rest up ;n any such hope.— He doubted whether the money could be raised. The couuties have been exhausted. The experiment had been tried on tho Lou doun branch, and had failed, and he thought this would also prove fruitless, lie was not opposed to begging, but he thought the less said ab' ut tho indebtedness of their company the better, if they wanted aid from the Legis lature. That budy was always more willing to assist a strong company than a weak one. Mr. J. W. F oster differed from Mr. Mar shall. lie was in favor of the recommenda tion of Mr. Monroe, and thought every Stock holder would be willing to make the ex periment in the face of the bare possibility of losing tho road, which had been intimated. He did not concur with Mr. M >nroe, in rais ing a Committee to memorialize tho L*gis lature. Mr. S. C. Williams said that the proposi tion in regard to raising a subscription was impracticable. It would mike the shares of stock unequal. Mr. Monroe explained his proposition. Mr. Williams—The law requires the shares to be $50, and you cannot have less than one share, and the 6tate could not be called upon ■ •» 1____ under the circumstances 10 suoscnue ucr tui tion. There is a probability that the Direc tors will bo able to raise a sufficient sum % > build the road to Mount Jackson, llo thought the state would have a surplus, af ter paving the interest of her debt of £l>uO, Out), and she will then make good her obli gations to the Company,—until that time the bonds of Rockingham and Alexandria can bo hypothecated. In raising these five dol lar subscriptions, there was a legal difficulty j which could not be gotten over. Mr. Pittman thought that this subject could be discussed after the election of Pre sident and Directors. Oo motion of Mr. Kinzer, the report of the Committee, which had been received, was ad ^pted. Mr. T. S. Hall thought that no injury could arise Irora making the attempt to raise the additional subscription. Ho was more hopeful than the President, lie believed that the amount could be raised, in the man ner proposed. He renewed the proposition of Mr. Monroe. At the suggestion of several gentlemen, Mr. Monroe reduced his proposition to a re solution, as follows, which was adopted : lusoli'cd, That the President and Direc tors of tnis Company.be instructed to ap point suitable agents in each of the several counties interested in this improvement, to solicit subscriptions to the capital stock of this Company, to the am >unt ol >50,000, fur the purpose of completing the road to Mount Jackson, in Shenandoah county. Mr. S. C. Williams renewed his motion to go into the elcetiou of officers—agreed to. Mr. Deneale nominated E. C. Marshall fur re-election as President, and Hiram Marti and 1>. U. Lamukrt, as Directors, on j the part of the Stockholders. The nomina- j tions were seconded by Mr. '1'. S. Hall, and ; by consent, the \\)te was taken rica cure, and the gentlemen nominated were unanimously re-elected. On motion of Mr. J. W. Foster, T. S. Da vison, S. Shinn, and J. k. Skinkcr, the for I mer Committee, were unanimously re elected as an Examining Committee. Mr. Pittman offered the following pream ble and resolutions, which he prefaced with some pertinent remarks, advocating a con- i nexion by railroad with Washington. Whereas, the Alexandria, Loudoun and VT.ir^rtoK'irn Ooinnftnv IS tU)W Unit mg with the city of Georgetown, in offering to extend a Branch of their road to that point, with a view to iLfluence the action of Congress, and secure the erection of a per manent Bridge over the Potomac river, as a means of connection between the North and South either at Georgetown, or at some point west of it; and, whereas, a crossing of the Potomac as thus designed, would, if made, prolong the distance between Alexandria and Washington city, some live or six miles; and inasmuch as the Alexandria, Loudoun and Hampshire Railroad Company is prohi bited by its charter from making any con nection with the Baltimore and Ohio Rail road, or the Washington Branch of said Rmd, and would, if it could, induce Con gress to build a permanent Bridge at George town, make Georgetown its terminus, and ! thus prevent a direct Railroad connection be tween Alexandria and Washington city, a matter of the deepest interest to the Manas sas Gap Rnlroid, and Orange and Alexan | dria Railroad Companies, in which the State | of Virginia has so large an interest, as well as to the cities of Alexandria and Washing ; ton, and the travelling public: Resolved, That we concur in the views ex i pressed by the Orange and Alexandria Ra.il | road Company, in their late meeting, as to the value of a direct Railroad connection with the city of Washington, and that tbs best and cheapest way to make that connec l tioo is through the agency of the Alexandria and Washington Railroad, and that we le ! spectfullv request our Representatives and i Srnators'in Congress to use their influence i aud exertions to secure the speedy construe | tion of a permanent Bridge over the Potomac * River, at or near the present site of the L)ug Bridge, which for half a ceDtury has been established as a public highway con necting the North and South. Resolved, That a copy of this preamble and resolutions, be forwarded to each ot our Senators and Representatives in Congress. [The preamble by mistake was not read, and in consequence not acted on by the meet Mr. Monroe moved to lay the resolution on the table. Mr. Deneale hoped it would not be laid on j the table. He preferred that the Washing ! ton Railroad should be a separate Company, •o that none of the great lines leading to this city should have entire control. We need tbie connexion to male* our railroads profit a blc. When the river is frozen up, there was do way of egress but by omoibuses, which was a most disagreeable mode of travelling, lie would resist any effort to injure Alexan dria, but a railroad connexion with the me tropolis of the Union, be thought would be the means of improving rather than injuring our city. Ho wished every railroad in the state could be speedily completed, so as to dcvelope her immense resources. When Ma nassas shall reach the great West, she will ! pour a stream of trade into this city, that will draw’ capital from other cities; hut wo must not attempt to dam up this trade—it was the most mistaken policy in the world to attempt such a thing. If you do attempt it, you will force trade and travel to seek other outlets and wo will not receive any of the benefits whatever. He hoped Alexan dria would come forward and aid in the con struction of a Railroad to connect with \\ ash* iugton. Mr. Monroe opposed the connexion and gave at length his views why it should not be made. We must first get the trade and then we can build outlets, but if it is not done we shall be a mere way station. Bal timore and other larger and wealthier cities would offer such inducements that the trade Would pass through Alexandria and not stop. The people of this city have again and again refused to allow a Railroad to pass through our streets, and ho appealed to the Stockhold ers of this Company not to do any thing that would injure this* city, that had been such a friend to this road. Mr. Deoeale was certain that Alexandria would repeal her former decision and allow a connection to he made. He did not want a through line—let there be a break—hut have a Railroad connection. He cited the advantages that had accrued to Petersburg from allowing ju9t such connections to bo made. The people of that city had also feared that it wound make it a wilderness —but it has' excelled Richmond in its ra pid improvements. Baltimore, and all the Northern cities, had Railroad connections ... 1 * . I • t_u. WHICH CIJUICU IU lUCU UVUCUt. Mr. Monroe said that bo would withdraw his opposition, if the gentleman would in sert a clause in the resolutions to the effect, that th vo should be a break of the width of the city, or half that distance. Mr. Dcneale refused to accede to the re quest. Mr. D. then went on in an able, elo quent, and somotiraes very humorous speech, to set forth the advantages of this connexion, lie also stated that Virginia had lost ground from the fact that she had refused to build railroads and dig canals early enough, lie was proud to say that he had been the lirst to present to the Senate of Virginia, a bill for the establishment of a line ot steamers, from the Chesapeake to the continent of Eu rope, touching at England. lie wauled the south to import direct, and he believed that the present exorbitant rates of exchange in the Eastern cities, was having the effect to turn the attention of the south to this subject, and make them take bold of the matter in earnest. Mr. Deneale’s speech was most attentively listened to, and elicited frequent applause during its delivery. Mr. Monroe withdrew his motion, and the preamble and resolutions were udopted. Mr. Krazer moved that when the meeting adjourn, it adjourn to meet on the third Thursday in November, 1858. Carried. Mr. Foster moved the printing of the usual number of copies of the proceedings of this meeting. Adopted. On motion of Mr. Monroe, the thanks of the meeting were tendered to the President, and Secretaries, and the meeting adjourned bine tlic. Narrow Escape.— In another column wili be fouud an account of an accident to the Leesburg stage last Thursday. Among the passengers was Capt. Arther Herbert, of this place, lie was riding on top, and made an eff *rt to get the reins, while thehorses were running but lost his balance,and caught by the rail around the driver’s seat, and was carried suspended, over the wheels, for half a mile, when it being evident that the stage would be upset, he jumped and cleared the wheels, without being hurt. Within twenty feet of the place where he jumped off, the stage was upset, falling on the side on which he had been suspended. The U. S. Steamer Water Witch passed down the river on Saturday morning, on her way to Norfolk. Saturday l ist, wa9 very much like Indian Summer—the air balmy, the atmosphere hazy, acd the sunshine warm. Not So. The statement telegraphed from this city that application was made yesterday by Gov. L;gon, of Maryland, “to the Government for the employment of the I nited States troops on Wednesday next, to assist, if ne cessary, the State authorities of Maryland, in preserving the peace at the election in Baltimore,” is. we are satisfied, without foundation.— If us/i. Sfdr. ALMANAC. 1X57 'Sun Son; NOVEMBER. rises.\ sett. Moon’s Phases. --, 2 Monday.. .,6 51 5 9 o n. m. 3 Tuesday.... 6 52*5 8 Last qr. 8 11 14 m. 4 Wednesday 6 54 5 6 New.... 16 lu 54 m. 5 Thursday.. 6 55 5 5 Firstqr..24 12 32 K. 6 Friday. 6 56 5 4 Full .. 1 5 56 m. 7 Saturday... 6 57 5 3 mail WATER. 8 Sunday... . 6 5X5 2 Nov r. 2 7n linn. LATEST DATES. London.Oft. 17 I Havre.Oct. 17 Liv-<fp«»o! .Ocl. 17 1 New Orleans.Oct. 19 MARINE LIST. FORT OF ALEXANDRIA—tX'ToHEU 31. Arrive*. Schr. Hamilton, Hopkins, New’ York, to S. Shinn. Memoranda. Schr. Mary Peavy, Ellmgwood. hence at St. Jehn. N. B , 23d ult. Schr Nags Head Reed, from Georgetown D. C, arrived at Norfolk. 2,.,:h nit. jtr* FOR BOSTON —With despatch, the ^^tregular fast sailing packet Schr. Searsville, Sears, Master, lor freight. Apply to M. ELDRIDGE. oct 31_ Union Wharf. FOR NEW YORK—With Despatch I *The fast sailing- Schr. W. C. RUTAN, Rose, master. For freight, apply to oct 31 M. ELDRIDGE. Union Wharf. SWEET CIDER, for sale by T. M. McCORMICK & BRO. nov 2 Theatre Building. BY MAGNETIC TELEGRAPH. Approaching Election In Baltimore. Baltimore, October 31.—Our streets are thronged in the neighborhood of the Mayor a office and the police etatioDP, and many rumors aud all sorts of speculations are ri<e in relation to the courso of the governor, the Mayor, and the General Government. T11 e Governor has not yet withdrawn his * proclamation. j tH7* TONIC.—From Col. Albert Pike, M. C. from Arkansas.—Washington, D. C., June 11, 1S50.—‘ I have used two bottles ot your blKR HAVE’i HOLLAND BITTERS, ami have found it very useful in cases ot Indigestion and Headache, and recommend it to all who need a pleasant aud efficacious remedy and valuable | tonic. Dyspeptic Women.—Notice.—BtERHAV ES j HOLLAND BITTERS has cured me ol Dys* j j pepsia by using it only one week. I recoin* ! mend it confidently to all suffering from this disease. CLARA E. SCHUCHMAN. j Pittsburgh, October *24, 185 ). (Mrs. S. is the wife of the noted Lithographer.) j Caution!—Be careful to ask tor BtERHAV E S i HOLLAND BITTERS. Sold at $1 per bottle i or *5 bottles for $0, by the sole proprietors, BENJAMIN PAGE, JR., At CO., Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. Sold in Alexandria, by PEEL Ac STEVENS. Wholesale Agents; WM. A. HART, J. R. PIER POINT, and by Druggists generally, throughout the United States, nov ‘2—eolw ' trTO PETER HUFF, OF VIRGINIA, formerly of Brooklyn Centre, Cuyahoga C«»uo- < ty, Ohio, your nephew, Henry Clinton Huff, j now un orphan, is in search ot you, and intor- ! mation ol him may be obtained by letter, ad- | dressed to the Postmaster at Alexandria, Vir | ginia. The papers throughout the State will confer a favor by copying this notice nov 2—It NOTICE— FIRE INSURANCE COMPA NV OF ALEXANDRIA—A semi-an- j nual dividend of 4 per cent, on the capital stock | of this Company has been declared, payable to the Stockholders or their legal representatives,; on and utter luesuay, the 3d instant. C. W. WATTLES, Secretary, nov 2—eo2w TI7ET NURSE.—The advertiser has a fre«h breast of milk, is young and healthy, and wishes a situation as Wet Nurse. Best ot reference given. Enquire at the Gazette Oluce. nov 2—2t# Dressing wrapper trimmings, Girdles, Buttons, Cords, Ac , at nov 2 RICHARDS’. I MILLIARD TABLES FOR SALE.—The J|) advertiser has tor sale two BILLIARD i TABLES—one nearly new, and both in good order, with all the accompaniments complete. , One or both will be sold a bargain. For lurth* er information, enquire at the Gazette Office, or address Box 293, Alexandria Post Otiice. oct 21—eo2w JUST OPENED a large assortment of Fancy Hoods, Talmas, Rigolettes. Circular Man* j tillf's, Opeia Cloaks. Scarls, Comforts, Infants j Hoods, Wool Gauntlets, Gaiters, Ae., and for sale at reduced prices to suit the times, by C. C. BERRY, oct 28 No. 72 King street. ! rpHF. SUBSCRIBERS have lately received I from New York, Ac., their FALL SUP PLY OF GROCERIES, embracing most of the = articles in that line, to which they invite the I attention of their customers and the public j generally [oct Id] C. F SL 1 ILK A CO. j 111NE ILLUSTRATED Household edition ! ^ of the Waverly Novels.—Sixteen volunrus i now ready, published by licknor A Pields. Price 70 cts. per vol. For sale by JAMES ENTW'lsLE A SON, j oct 30 No. 90 King-street. I DRESS FURS, for Ladies, Misses, and Chil- ; dien, in great variety and beauty, and at moderate prices, at ME YEN BERG, BRO. A CO.'S, oct 23 Sarepta Hall. \\7ANTEI) IMMEDIATELY.—We are in want of $3,000 in gold, lor which we will pay the highest price. J. F. A L. A. LARKIN, oct 28 No. t'» I. King-street. IJLA^TER! PLASTER 1!—The undersigned | are just receiving a cargo <0 Sott Blue Windsor Plaster, to which they call the atten tion ot Farmers. KN* 'X A BRO. oct 17—1 in I^L ASTER. ■ 300 tons N o. 1 sott b! ue I laslr r, | cargo brig Speedaway, from Windsor, N. S., for sale by NEVKTT A SNOWDEN, oct 19 _ SUGAR AND COFFEE.—0 hhds. low pri ced SUGAR; 10 bags Rio COFFEE—le ceived, and for sale, by oct 28 DAVY A HARMON. IJLASTER.—2(F) tons tine Blue PLASTER, i on hand, anil lor sale by Al. EF.DRIDUE, j ' oct 30—2w Union W’harf. BUSHELS FRESH ORCHARD] / GRASS SEED, just received, ami ior sale by DRAYTON G. MEADE, oct 28 No 12 Fairfax street. I'MSH—10 bbls. and quarter bbls. No. 2 ; MACKEREL, SCOTCH HERRINGS,and COD FISH. Received, and for sale by oct 28 DAVY A HARMON. SEASONABLE GOODS at RICHARDS’.— Worsted Legings, Sleeves. Stockings, and Socks, for Children; also, 3 Thread Saxony Yarn, at [oct 24] RICHARDS', HO Kmg-st. I)UTTER AND CHEESE—25 boxes prime ) Eastern CHEESE, and 5 kegs Glades j BUTTER, in store, and for sale by oct 28 DAVY A HARMON. WANTED TO PURCHASE—Three thou W sanu dollars in specie and specie dralts. The highest premium will be paid, by oct 28— lw JOHN T. EVANS. TTARM HANDS WANTED.—12or 15 good JP farm laborers wanted immediately, on the Mount Zephyr Farm. Apply on the Farm, sep 5—eotf IjMSH.—A lot of prime No. 1 Nova Scotia ^ Herrings, just received and for sale by. oct 24—2w M. ELDRIDGE. OAA BBLS. EXTRA and SUPERFINE )! ) FLOUR, in store, and for sale by oct 26 PERRY. PKNNYBACKF.R A CO. OPIR1TS TURPENTINE, a full supply, re ceived, and for sale by oct 31 H. COOK A CO., Sarepta Hall. DRIED APPLES—Purchased by xM. ELDRIDGE, oct 31 Union Wharf FISH.—100 bbls prime Alewivea. in store, and for sale by M. ELDRIDGE, j oct 30—2w _ Union Wharf. | 1\TO. I MACKEREL, in half barrels, just J\ received and for sale by oCT 16 MARSHALL A WARD. OA HHDS. P. R. SUGAR, part strictly A\ I prime, just received, and for sale by ™tlS MARSHALL A WARD. 1MOTHY SEED.—A lot of prime TIMO THY SEED, received, and for sale by oct 27 ADDISON, WALLACE A CO. ^ FOR RE-^TO DWELLING. No. 80, King street. Apply to oct 15—eotf R. U. SMITH. AUCTION SALES. BY S. J. McCORMICK—Aictionkku. SALE THIS DAY SUPERIOR HOUSEHOLD and KITCHEN FURNITURE AT AUCTION.—On HW neiday morning, '/bth instant, at oclmk, will be sold at the residence of I)r. J. B. McNair, on Cameron, between Pitt and St. Asaph streets, all his HOUSEHOLD AND KITCHEN FUR NITURE, consisting in part ot— t\ very superior RhscwooJ PIANO Elegant Pier Glass, with Marble Slab and Brackets Mahogany Sofa; Mahogany Hat Rack Pair Mahogany Tete Tete Solas Mahogany Parlor Chairs Sett of Damask and Lace Curtains Marble Top Centre Table Very superior \ kl\ kt Cakfkt Two handsome Chandeliers Mahogany Card and other lables Two large Gilt Frame Looking Glasses Feather Beds; Bedsteads; Bedding; Carpets Cane, Brush, ami Wood Seat ( hairs One Walnut Marble Top V\ ashstand Bureau-: Dressing Tables Mahogany Secretary and Book Ca9e Two Radiators and other Stoves, Ac.. Ac..to gether with a general assortment oi Kilt HEN FURNITURE. This FURNITURE will be sold without re serve. Tkkms of Salk:—All sutnsol $li) ami under, cash; over $lu a credit of ‘.*0 days will be given tor approved negotiable notes. The House is lor rent, oct 20—dts S. J. Met OR Mil K.Auct. ID" The above sale is unavoidably postponed until Monday, hevt/nbor 2d. oct^l—eoiits S. J. Mel .. Auct BY S. J. McCORMICK—Auctiuakkk. SALE THIS DAY •7^5 FOR SAUK.-Will be sold at Public Auc jii^rion. in trout ol the Mayor s Odice, on the ‘<nl (toy of Rt.veinbcr, at 12 o clock, M., a block ot TWELVE FRAME HOUSES, on Washington street, a«:j >iumg the Cotton Factory. Terms liberal, and made known at sal a. oct 1 — lawts 1 INVITE CITIZENS and strangers to call at my manufactory, No. 141, King street, between Washington and St. Asaph streets, and examine my large and handsome assortment ol SADDLERY GOODS, as 1 do not intend to be surpassed in my line of business, by any other city. I have on hand, ami am daily manufac turing as line and superior an assortment, as can be lound in any of the Northern cities My stock comprises as great a variety as can be found in any other house, consisting ol HAR NESS, of ail kinds, from the fine quill work down to the dray, cart, and plow Harness— TRUNKS, of every kind, line SOLE LEATH ER. Steel Spring Iron frame Ladies TRUNKS AND BONNET BOXES, and all other kinds down to the common packing Trunks; SAD DLES, BRIDLES. MARTINGALES, WHIPS, Kc, as fine as the finest; Buffalo and fancy ROBES. DRIVING GLOVES, HORsE COV ERS. CARPET BAGS, VALICES, Kc., kc., of all kinds. Call and see tor yourselves. Thankful lor the very liberal patronage here* tolore extended, solicit a continuance of the same, and 1 pledge mysell to spare no pains to give satisfaction. All GOODS warranted to be ds represented. oct 31- tf WILLIAM F. PADGETT. rilOTTY'S SUPERIOR TONIC BITTERS. |_ These Bitters are tonic, stomachic and aro matic, and will be found to excel any now in use. Prepaied trom purely vegetable remedies, possessing the power to cuie disease without in jury to the health or constitution. They are highly recommended lor the cure of Dyspepsia. Ague ami Fever, Cholic,Cramps of the Stomach and Bowels, Nervous and General Debility, Lan gur, Lowness of Spirits, Diarrhoea, kc. Persons whose systems have become derang ed by imprudent eating or drinking, will find these Bitters a quick and excellent restorative. Neatly put up in pint bottles. None genuine without the lithograph of the Proprietor, and the far s hi le of his signature upon each bottle. Full directions accompanying each Lottie.— Price GUc. Prepared and sold wholesale ami retail by B W. Tonr. No. 10G Cary street Richmond, Va. A libeia! di count to the trad**. .1 C. Fill Druggist, corner and D street south, so'e agent lor Washington, Geoigetown and Alexandria. oct 28—eolw / 1 F.NTLKMEN’S GOODS—We call aften \JT tion to our large and choice stock of su peuor French Cloths, and of superior French and American Cassirneres, Silk, Cloth. Velvet, and Valencia Vesting*, some very elegant Lambs Wool, Merino, and Silk Shirts and Drawers Cotton, Silk, and Lambs Wool Half Ho>e, in great variety Neck 'l ies, Cravats, Scarfs, Shirt Collars, and Travelling Shawls, over Coating, Ac., kc. We have made arrangements by which we can have any articleot Gentlemen's apparel, made up atshoit notice, in a st)le warranted to give satisfaction. oct 29 ASHBY k WOOD. BARRELS RECTIFIED WHISKEY.— 10 hbls. Old Whiskey f> u superior, warranted 10 years old 10 “ Malaga Wine G “ Port “ G casks Madeira 4i 10 hbls Domestic Brandy G ^ cask superior * 4‘ G hhds. Brown Sugar, part prime; 5 hbls. Crushed Sugar, 20 boxes Mould Candles; 20 do. Brown Soap; 10 do. Adamantine Candles; 20 dozen Demijohns; 10 do. G and 10 gallon Kegs; 20 do gross Matches; twenty thousand 8»*gars; 2n hbls. pure Cider Vinegar; G boxes (.round Coffee; IU boxes I'.pes; <mz. nrooms, for ‘-aie low, by [oct 271 W. M. S.M! PH. 1BEG LEAVE to notify those of' my custo mers whose orders were not filled, as well a-> those whose oulers were partly filled from Srbr S. E. Jones' cargo, that l have another vessel coming liom Philadelphia, from which they shall certainly be supplied. Said vessel will be due here about 1 uesday next, the 3rd proximo. I have ordeied and expect to receive during the ensuing month, thiee additional cargoes of BED AM) WHITE AsH COAL, of the qual ity which 1 always sell, that is A No. 1. 1200 TONS OF CUMBERLAND COAL now in the yard, and for sale. W. A. DUNCAN, Union-street, cct 30—diw opposite Custom H*.use. ACK N0 W L K 1)G M E N T.—We ack no w ledge the receipt this morning, through the Post Office, of a Ten Dollar Note, on the Patriotic Bank, of Washington, from some unknown hand. No doubt this is a case of conscience. The sender will receive our sincere thanks. We know' there are many more who should be similarly affected. In these troublous times the receipt of moneys justly due us will b« a | relief CLAGETT & DODSON. Washington, oct 30—3t Hotel furniture for sale, and HOTEL FOR RENT.—I will sell at pn i vate sale the furniture of the YhiGlMA HOUSE, at the upper end of King street, on rea sonable terms Also, the HOUSE can be B^rented lor the coming year To any one wishing to engage in the business, a good oppor tunity is now offered The rent will be made reasonable to a good tenant, and possession given immediately if desired. Inquire of 6 W. B SCARCE, oct 23—eotf Proprietor. YALLEY FARM.—This valuable MAR KET FARM, containing THIRTY-FIVE ACRES, hing on the Great Hunting Greek, which separates it from the city of Alexandria, not having been sold by auction, on the 24th in stant, is now* offered for sale, at private bargain, for a few' weeks, w hen .if not sold, it will be rented for the ensuing year. Apply to GEORGE WHITE, Agent, oct 26—eotf No 133, King-st., Alex’a. SILK RUCHES for Bonnets, a very superi or article, manufactured by oct 14 W. B RICHARDS, jr., 110 King-st. WOOL purchased by je 26 DANIEL F. HOOE. I AUCTION SALES. IfAA ACRES SUPERIOR ORANGE • DUU AND MADISON LAND AT I AUCTION—The undersigned, pursuant to the last will and testament of Wm. Smith, deceased. Will on TUESDAY the 24th day ot November next, (if fair, it not, the next fair day.) oiler at public sale, the lands iu said will directed to be sold, embracing about 1,5UU acres ot superior farming land, lying in the counties ot Orange and Malison.and on the Rapidan river and Blue Run, and about five miles Irom Orange (otur House, and eight Irom Gordonsville. 1 tie w hole j will be divided into three or more tracts. 11»»* principal mansion tract, regarded by all who know it as equal to any in the county, will be made to consist of from S00 to IOOJ acres This will contain come 400 acres ot superior Rapidan river and Blue Run bottom, beside, valuable highlands, and an abundance ol excel a lent timber. THE MANSION is laige, convenient, new, and elegantly situate.! The out buildings are numerous and iu good ie pair. It is within 1 hours travel of eithei Rich mond, Alexandria or Washington cities. No better inducement can be found for put chasers who seek a beautiful home, rich laud, good wa ter, pure mountain air, the best society, and travelling ami marketing conveniences The residue of the land wi l be sold in two smaller tracts. Though they have no buildings, otherw ise they lack nothing to make them desirable homes. Terms, as prescribed by I the will made known on the day ot sale. The undersigned or Mr. W. Grayson, who lives on the farm, will take pleasure in showing the premises. The perishable property will be sold immedi ately alter the land. ROBT. THOMAS,) p G. S NEWMAN,) E5te,u'°r* Address Dr. R. THOMAS, Orange C. H , ot Dr. G. S. NEWMAN, Somerset, Va. Orange Co , nov. 2—2awts T|TRUSTEES SALK OF A RAILROAD. X LOCOMOTIVES, CARS, Ac., Ac—By virtue of a deed of trust, executed by *ThtJilrxan dr hi and Wathington Railroad Company, to the undei signed dated on the 31st day ot December, lhOO, conveying all the works and property oi the said Company to secure the payment ot the ! said Company’s bond for Jfn4,S4‘J.5U with inter* 1 est from the 1st day of January, lh07, 1 wid. by ! the direction of the holders of said bond,u»i 'ln<' aay, lit day of Dtitmbcr, 1>57, at 12 o clerk. M . at the depot of the said Company, in the c t\ , Alexandria, sell at public auction, koh cash, a!! ' the property and works of the said Compai y.«»r I so much thereof as may be necessary to pay th<* said debt. The property consists in part ot TWO LO( O MOT1VES, TWO BAGGAGE CARS, and SIX PASSENGER CARS—all nearly new and in good order. Also the RAILROAD ot the said I ompany extending from toe cuy oi Alexan dria to the Long Bridge, opposite the city oi Washington. The Rolling Stock and movable property, will be first sold, betore the Railroad is offered. i. LOUIS KINZKR, nov 2—2awts [Sentinel.] 'lrust»e. 1)UBLIC SALE— On th* 2\tl day of Srvt her. lbf)7, will be offered for sale, on tin* farm of C. Barker, near Burke’s Station, Orange aud Alexandria Railroad, all the Farming Im plements. two Horses, one two year old ( olt, Cattle, Hogs, Crops of Corn, Oats, Hay, Fodder. Straw, Ac. Tkiims:—All sums of and under $1') ca<h, and over that amount, a credit of six months, with approved endorsed notes Terms to he complied with on delivery of property. C. BARKER. Fairfax Co.. Va., nov 2—eo2t TITHE SUBSCRIBER offers for sale, piivavly J until the 12th of November, the F A R M upon which he now resides, in Fairfax County, situated upon the north side of the Little River Turnpike, 3 miles from Alexandria, containing ir*ti ACRES, 110 of which are cleared and ara ble, the remainder in wood. This Faun enibu ccs all social, religious, and other advantages claimed by any place in said county. The im provements consist of an excellent Bi icL g BDWELLING HOUSE, with a fume ad dition, Stable, Sheds for grain and stoc!:, Corn, Meat, Ice, aud Servants* houses, all new, and most conveniently arranged. Any further <!* - niption is unnecessary, as persons wishing *o purchase will visit the place. It not sold previously to Fovnnber 12(b l shall ofler it at public sale on that day. upon the pi** mises.it fair, if not, the first fair day alter. At the same time will be offered HOUSEHOLD and KITCHEN FURNITURE, Horses, Wagon, Farming Implements, Ac. Also, a LOl, con taining 20 ACRES ot Bottom Land, enclosed by a substantial post and rail fence, s tuated upon the above named turnpike, and adjoining the land* of Messrs James Cloud and Geoige Auld. Terms made know*n on day of sale. F. RICHARDS. Fairfax County, Va., oct 24—eots SHIT TIMBER AND FARMS FOR SALE. —I will sell a lot of WHITE OAK TIM HER, standing in the woods, about 12 mile* below’ Alexandria, Va., on the Maryland si*!** **t the Potomac River, nearly opposite Mount V»i ; non, with easy access to the water, where ves sels of anv size can load. Also, the following FARMS — No. 1, within one mile of the Potomac Riv«*r, and about 12 miles below Alexandria, coota'iis 4UO ACRES, soil very productive and ea^y Mworked, on which is a good DWELLING HOUSE, Barns, and other necessary out houses, and is in a good state of cultivation. No. 2 adjoins No. 1, contains about 110 ACRES; soil good and nearly covered with Wood. No. 3, within 2 miles of the Potomac Ri\*-r, about the same distance as the above from AS Mexandria. BUILDINGS new, soil gno.i, and nearly all covered with WOOD ai. 1 TIMBER. Contains2u6 ACRES. No. 4 adjoins No. 3, and of same quality, nearly all covered with WOOD and 1IMBEK. Contains about 200 acres. No. 5, within 3 miles of Pye’s Whaif, and 18 miles below'Alexandria; soil productive. Budd ings common. Contains 100 ACRES. No G, about 12 miles below Alexandria, and within 4 miles of the \iIhgeol Pi*ca»away, contains about 200 ACRES, on which is in* Buildings. MNo. 7 adjoins No. 6, on which is com fortable BUILDINGS; soil fair and con ! tains about 185 ACRES. All the above Farms will be sold low and on accommodating terms. Enquire, at Alexan Jria. Va„ of J. H. MONROE, sep 9—eo2m 110R HOUSEKEEPERS.—Toilet Sett ^ of Painted Tin; Cake Boxes; Spice Boxc»-; Waiters and Tea Trays: Plate Warmers; Nur sery Lamps; Chamber Slop Pails; Farina Bor ers: felly Strainers; Cream Freezers; Moulds for Cake, Jelly, Ice Cream, and Vegetables: Egg Boilers: Coffee Biggins; Knife Trays; Table Mats; Chaffing Dishes; Oyster Stands; Urns; Britania Coffee and Tea Pot»; Castors, Lamps, Ladles, Mugs, and Spittoons; Table Bells: Table Cutlery; Plated Nut Cracks; Nut Picks; Si a ugh Cutters: Salad Forks and Spoons, of Boxwood; Silver Plated Spoons; Folks; Butter Knives; Pie Knives: Castors; Cake Baskets and Waiters; Napkin Rings; Fire Carriers; Fire Dogs: Sho vels and Tongs; Coal Hods and Sifters; Foot men to hang on Grates; Scales and Weights: Spice Mortars; Sausage Meat Cutters; Apple Pearers; Carpet Stretchers; Hearth and Carpet j Brushes; Feather Dusters; Leather Key Basket*-; | Step Ladders; Clothes Horses, Ac., for sale by JOHN OGDEN, Dealer ir | oct 29 Articles useful to Housekeepers. BAKER’S TOBACCO —* 15 boxes Gold Leaf 10 boxes Joy to the World, ’ a! ‘ t lor sale by KNOX A BR01HER. oct 2—2m____ OAA PIECES Black Velvet Ribbon, just 000 received; *•, • 1»'«* j*J*1 fin., for »«Je, »t c J; B®*RY s oct 31 _No. 7a, King street. OOL purchased by 19 _JVHRAT * RRO WOOL, purchased by je 2 ROBINSON k PAINE.