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I [From the Phil. Inq.j f v-neral Lee is presumed to be meditating ? th.3 offensive, from the fact that he has detain I e<] the Surgeons and nurses whe crossed with 1 tJ]i'ambulances to look after wounded. At the f raited States and Bank's Ford he has placed I batteries in position, and it looks much as it f tlfjsuriied an advance over the Rappahannock, 1 and an attack. It may be. however, that he himself fears a forward movement on the part of General Cooker Reports of a cavalry raid upon the Nation al Capita'!. via the Chain Bridge has been cir culated freely, and the citizens of Georgetown seem to have suffered great anxiety on Tues day with an idea that Stuart or Moseby were about rivaling the Harris Light Cavalry, when they flashed up to the gates of Richmond, a short fortnight since. Lest such a movement might be indulged in. it is said the planks of the Chain Bridge were removed, while a full j battery was stationed at the Aqueduct Bridge. From West Virginia we learn that Fioyd is moving forward at the head of ten thousand men to reinforce Jones and Imboden, with a view to ad\anee upon the Baltimore and Ohio Rai'aoad at some point between New Creek and Wheeling. General Kelley is on the alert. Her British Majesty's corvette, Rinaldo, arrived in Hampton Boads on Wednesday, from Charleston on Monday afternoon. She reports the flags on the forts and in the city at half-mast,in memory of "Stonewall" Jack son. The iron-clads were still in the vicinity of Port Royal, and no indications of an attack upon Sumter were apparent. Ihe Alabama has been heard from south of the Equator. The Richmond papers of the 12th instant are filled with panegyrics on "Stonewall" Jackson. His remains were kid in state iathe old Capitol, on Tuesday, News from the Army of the Potomac rep resents everything as quiet. The troops are resting and preparing themselves for another encounter* tae Latest frcln Geh. Graiit. Cairo. May 13.?The Hon. M. Washburne left the extreme front on Friday, and from him we learn that General Grant's advance was within fifteen mile? of Edmonds' Station which was 18 miles east of Vicksburg. Two divi sions of General Sherman's Corps had reached Grand Gulf, and General McArthur was cross ing. The army ism excellent condition. Second Despatch.?Cairo, May 14.?The very lastesfc dates from Gem Grants army are to Thursday. At that time he was eighteen miles from Grand Gulf, encamped near the Big Biack River. We had not yet possesion of any part of the rairoad between "Vicksburg and Jacks >n. There is probably no truth in the reported I artie at Clinton. General Grant is receiving heavy reinforcements. A new overland road lor troops and trains has been made from Young's Point to the river be low, which is only eight miles long, and great ^expedites the forwarding of men and sup plies, Ten negro regiments have been formed and Gen Thomas, who is just from Memphis, thinks that ten more can be formed. The Vicksburg Whig office has been des troyed by fire. Another attempt at revolution had been made in Hayti, but without success. French reinforcements for Mexico had touched at Martinique and other islands. Crop prospects look promising. The National Intelligencer says:?"The number of Confederate prisoners taken in the |ate battles at Fredericksburg, etc. and brought here have been ascertained, we are informed, to amount to about twenty-one hun ted. Twenty-two regiments of Gen. Hook er s army, whose term has expired, have re }red from the army?numbering about ten tuousaad. rvXF.CUTOR'S SALE.?Will be sold at pub JLj lie auction, ON TUESDAY NEXT, THE 19TH INST., at the late residence of Mr?. Ann Solomon, deceased, her entire stock of MILLI NERY GOODS, consisting of RIBBONS, LACES VELVETS, BONNETS, BONNET FRAMES, and a variety of other goods, such as are usually kept in a milliner}" and fancy store. Also, will be sold at the same place and time, all the HOUSEHOLD and KITCHEN FUR NITURE. Terms.?Cash on delivery. my 14?(ltd W. C. RICHARDS, Exct. ~ ~ " GREAT BARGAINS! BOOTS AND SHOES. T KAUFMAN (formerly of the firm of pj o Hecht, Kaufman & Co. f has opened store No. 16 Royal street, opposite the market, where he keeps constantly a large stock of all kinds of BOOTS, SHOES/GAITERS, &c , which he intends to sell at the most reasonable rates. Ladies and gentlemen, if you desire to get good and cheap Shoes, for yourself and chil dren, please give a call to J. KAUFMAN, No. 1G Royal street, ray IB?lm (Mrs. Engelbrecht's old stand.) BOARD FOR SMALL FAMILIES AND SINGLE GENTLEMEN.?Board for a few single gentlemen or one or two small fami lies can De had at No. 53 Henry Street. MRS. HENRY N. GITTINGS. my 13?2w* . _ i PAINTS OILS &c.?1 bbl. Spirits Turpen tine, 1 bbl. Native Turpentine, Copal Var nish, Coach Varnish, Japan ditto, and a full supply of Linseed Oil, Paints of all descriptions, Window Glass and Putty, Lamp Oil, Neetsfoot Oil, &c., &c., received and for sale by my 12?3 w* HENRY COOK, 39 K i n g-st. ? is no use talking"! SCHWARZ'S well known old stand takes the premium. They are selling now? I Fine Chally de Laines at 28 cts. a yard, in all j styles; Good Prints ar 20 cents, and best at 25 cts. Elegant Pocket Handkerchiefs, all linen, for 10 and 15 cts. Splendid white Hose, for 15 cts., as good as ever. Deb ages, for travelling dresses, at 15 cts per yard. Elegant and fast colored Lawns at 25 cts. And in fact, everything at lower figures than | they can be bought anywhere else. Having a j large stock on hand, and wishing to reduce the same, bargains may be expected. Call and see. j at 132 King street, opposite Provost Marshal's j office. ap 24?tf j GRAPE VINE SETS.?The subscriber has a quantity of GRAPE VINE SETS, of the most choice variety, which he offers for sale low. ED WARD SHULER, my 5?tf No. 43 Prince street. Mayor's Office, ) Alexandria, Va., May 8, 1863. ] V'OTICE is hereby given that it is contrary JLN to law for dogs to run at large in the Mar ket House, and all dogs so found after this date will be killed and the owners thereof fined. my 8?tf C. A. WARE, Mayor. THE CHEAPEST C O A. JL OIL In the city, to be had at C? A 9 m 9 NO. 15 ROY AL STREET. 2~ BBLS. of the best OIL ever manufactured 0 just rccrived. On hand, a large and splendid assortment of LAMPS, of all styles, together with GAS FIX TURES in variety, at extremely low prices. Look to your interest, and call at theright place. jan 26?tf PROF. R. BUKOWITZ ANNOLtNCES to the public, that he has es tablished himself in this city, and will ac cept pupils, beginning April 20th, inst. PIANO SINGING AND The highest references given. Orders left at Mr. E. S. Fleming's jewelry store. No. 86 King street, will receive prompt attention. ap 20?lm_ TXTANTED?'To Rent or Purchase?a MELO VV DEGN. Address H. W. B., P.O., Box XUON'S AMPHITHEATRE, KING STREET, NEAR ROYAL. 33^- First appearance of MADAME MACARTHY'S E U ROPE A N S H 0 W, and ROYAL BRITISH CIRCUS, in conjunction with tLe A R A B TROUPE, consisting of five performers, (male and female) who have created such an immense sensation at Barnum's Museum, Nfsw York, will appear. The charming Songstress, MISS FANNY FORREST, in her beautiful ballads. The young American actress, MISS ADA OGDEN. MISS JOSEPHINE DEVENIER, The celebrated female Blondin. JIMMY REYNOLDS, and SAM. LATHROP, in their comicalties and comic songs. MR. EATON STONE, the greatest living equestrian, on his untamed steed, as the Gladiator. MR. CAMPBELL. MR. WEBB, MR. HORACE NICHOLS, Maitre de Cirque, And a host of others. Admission?Boxer, 50 cents; Pit, 25 cents. Doors open ati to 3 and i to 7 o'clock; per formances will commence at 2 and 7i o'clock, my 7?3t ! FOR ALEXANDRIA, WASH ? INGTON, AND LANDINGS on THE P OTOM A (J RIVER.?The steamer KEYPORT, Capt. E. A. Ryther, will leave pier foot of Barro street, Baltimore, every Fri day, at 3 p. m., for Alexandria, Washington, and landings on the Potomac river. Returaing, will leave Washington every Tues da}', at 7 a. m., and Alexandria same day at 8 a. m., for Baltimore and landings on the Poto mac river. Teg?* Custom House permits must accompany freight for Alexandria and landings on Potomac river. All freight must be prepaid. For freight or passage, apnlv on board or to A. NEEDHAM & 801s S] 112 Light street wharf, Baltimore, or to mh 28?tf BRODERS & CO., Alex's. Why Sot Talk While \%e Live I LIVE AND LET LIVE! ! ! THAT IS MY MOTTO! 1 I INVITE the ladies of Alexandria to con tinue patronizing me at my new stand, only ?recently established, where 1 keep nothing but the latest styles and new goods at the lowest prices. Polite attention to my customers is my aim; and while I study to please, I never mind the trouble to show goods, and let people have their own choice. All goods sold as cheap as elsewhere. S. ROSWALD, 178 King street, nea/ Washington, ap 20?tf Alexandria, Va. COSTAR'S VER M IN EXTE R M I N ATOR, For rats, mice, roaches, ants, Bed Bugs, Mo'hs in Furs, Woollens, <Src.f Insects on Plants, Fowb, Animals, &c.~Put up in 25c, 50c. and ?1 boxes, bottles and flask S3 and $5 sizes for Hotels, Public Instil Uioa?, &c. "Only infallible remedies known." "Free from poisons.7' "Not dangerous to the human family. ' "Rats come out of their holes to die/' Sold wholesale in all large cities. Sold by all Druggists and Retailers etef/* where. Beware of all worthless imitations. See that uCostars7' name is on each box, bot* tie and flask, before you buy. pfr Address HENRY R. COSTAR, Principal Depot, 482 Broadway. N. Y. Sold by henry cook, Wholesale and Retail Agent, ap 7?3rn Alexandria, Va. leander MAKELY, of Fairfax, is respectfully announced as a candidate for a seat in the next House of Representatives, from the 7th Congressional District. Mr. M. is a gentle man fullv qualified for the position, and will, if elected, make an influential and useful mem ber^ The voters of the District are requested to give him their support. VOTERS OF 74IS74X