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LATER FROM EUROPE.
Srw York; June 2.?The steamer Persia
to qn-Uv<l i'rora Liverpool, with advices to
j; A" ?** * *
i\\c? 24th.
< n*nera! ilooker's retreat- miraeted much
?onirn^nu and was generally regarded as a
numerable laiiuro.
The cargoes of the ships Nora, Charios ITiii
?v?i L'iurp. Haix-ii. destroyed by the Alabama,
having1 heen British property, loud calls are
being made on the British (tavernment
?' interfere. These vessels were oouud from
'Kagiaud to the East Indies, and the _ cargoes
v.-ru shipped by and consigned to British sub
}'
Parliament i* not in notion.
Tue French electoral contest in waxing
warmer, aud opposition candidates are daily
increasing.
Polish affairs are unchanged. Engagement?
continue trequem, and ther* is no diminution
,Ui the humbw oi cue insurgents. it is report*
,1 that liiisM has called on Prussia for assist
a nee.
The pki'ty} who was alleged to be a Federal
iv->ruitirig agent in the county of Cork, turned
one. to be a swindler, and has decamped.
A letter froul? the Capcain of the ship Nora,
burned by the Alabama off Pernambuco, states
that h* informed Captain Semmes that his
*mrgo was British as did also the Captaia of
shy;> Charles Hill.
The Fimes things that the British Govern
ment will now take instant action in the mat
ter.
The Prussian Chamber has not yet done
anything on the King's Message disapproving
of their course towards the Ministers. It h
Sieved that the Ring's Message must bring
matters to a crisis and produce important re
sult?.
Liverpool, May 23.--Breadstuff* are firm
er. Flour is steady, \\ heat firm and Ad
vancing.
West Virgin a..- -This new State- elected Us
first 6t:iU* officers on Thursday last. The
TTnion ticket had no opposition. The vote was
thirty thousand, nearly all one way.
The ticket ejected is as follows:
Governor , A uthur L. Boreman*
Secretary of State ?J. I. Boyers.
Treasurer ,,, Campbell Carr,
A ud it or ..Samuel Cra n e.
Attorney General ...A. B. Caudwell.
(' it. L. Berkshire
fudges of Court of Appeals, -{ VV. A. Harrison.
( J. II. Brown.
Tor Legislature, Sheriffs, iiecorders, Survey
ors. Prosecuting Attorneys, &cM there was in
doat counties a spirited contest between Union
ii-.en on local or personal grounds. The ques
?on of a location for the State capital will now
r^gross attention. Charleston and Parkers
>iorg are compeiitors.
'.Vin. Garbraith* of the marine corps was
- i:r?.- martialed at Philadelphia for disobeying
'Vdevsj found guilty, and sentenced to be eon
:ne<i on board the U. S. screw sloop Juniata
?or thirty days, in double irons, on bread and
:.Tater; every seventh day to have lull rations,
-J so to lose three months pay; to stand regu
lar guard every day for thirty days, with one
?xtra post of two hours each day in addition
l/) the regular duty. The Secretary of the
^avy disapproves of this sentence as being too
wild, and says: "The offence of disobedience
<>t orders is one of the most serious known to
&e military code, and the person found guilty
01 is liable to the punishment of death/ '
Lhe Boston Traveller says the flour trade of
^osioq has become so important that five
l&0U5and barrels will be required this year for
*-very business day, or one million five hundred
-oousand barrels this year.
- nerman. one of Baker s detectives, capfcur
fu by Mosebv's cavalry, and once reported tj
T * V ? ? c _
aavp hung, is alive acJ ^eu, bttt ateii a
i-'HiODOr in Il'iC-hffiOQQ
A One S; bed Duel. ?A letter from the Ar
toy of the Potomac says:?It is not often j
that we have to chronicle duels here. A one* j
sided affair of the kind came off in French's ;
Division. Second Corp?. One night Captain. I
Fuller, of the 108th New York became some- j
what elated by whisey, and slapped the Face
of Lieut. Porter, or the same regiment. The
latter challenged him, ma wac on the
ground with a pistol and second ar the
appointed hour. Fuller also appeared
but stared that he was unable either to bor
row a pistol or procure & .second, 1 'That
need not interfere/' said Porter. "we will toss
up for the 'first lire. Irou being the chal
lenged parry, may select the number of paces."
The tossing ensued, and Faliner won.?
He then chose four paces. "It will be noth
ing kjs than rDurd?:r,'' said Porter, "but
; never mind, blase away/' Inserting his
: hands in his pockets, he then quietly iaced
his antagonist. Fuller fired on one side into
the ground and the matter ended.
The ship Do Witt Clinton, Captain Mother,
; left Boston for New Orleans on the Such Jan
uary, with 200 men and about i 50 horses, and
| arrived at her destination on the 12th May,
: having been 101 days on the voyage. There
was much suffering on board, and a large num
ber of the animals were lost.
t
A meeting was held by the German citizens
I of New York on Tuesday night to protest
; against the charge of cowardice and ill beha
} vior on the battle-field, brought against the
| German troops in the Eleventh Corns of the
i Armv of the Potomac.
c
j&?'' A Card.?We the undersigned, return
our sincere thanks lo the members of the Sun
I Fire Co., Steam Fire Department, and officers
j and citizens generally, for saving our Bowling
1 Saloon from the terrible fire which occurred
last night. ELLIT & BICKER,
j je 4?1c*
FOR SALE,
I THE TWO STORY akp ATTICK
j MIL BRICK DWELLING-, Xo, 24 south Roy
; al street. Lot 21 feet front by 123 feet deep/?
| House contains 10 rooms. Will bo sold a fear
I gain. Apply to I. LOUTS KINZER,
je 2?fit 248 King- street.
| ? FOR ALEXANDRIA, WASH
i INGTON, AND .LANDINGS ox
! THE P O T 0 M A 0 ELVER.?The steamer
?! KEY PORT. Capt. E. A. Ryther, will leave
j pier foot of Barre street, Baltimore, every Fri
aav, at 3 p. m.. for Alexandria, W ashington,
and landings on the Potomac river.
Returfiino\ will leave Washington every Tues
day. at 7 a. m., and Alexandria same day at S
a. n>., for Baltimore and landings on the Poto
mac river.
/X#" Custom House permits must accompany
freight for Alexandria and landings on Potomac
river.
All freight must he prepaid.
For freight or passage, apply on hoard or to
A. NEEi>HAM & SONS. 142 Light street
wharf, Baltimore, or to
mh 28-?if . BiiODEKS >s: CO., A lei1 a.
F. G. SWA IKK & CO.
CHEAP FAMILY GKOCEKY,
No. 26 North Uey&l street.
A fiiM supply of family groceries always t E
hand, jfcft II
f
BARGAINS I
i %
T KAUFMAN (formerly of the firm o
*J * Hecht, Kaufman & Co.) has opened store
No. 16 Royal street, opposite the market, where
he keens 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 \
s?ood and cheap Shoes, for yourself and chil-j
aren, please give a call to )
J. KAUFMAN,
No. 16 Royal street, \
my 13?Irn (Mrs. Engelbreehv's old stftnd.)
A LEXAFBB IA GAZETT1
1* v
srssgn. nmwm# eqzaz
L 1 a E U T Y H A LI!
8ANDEHSO N'S CONCEKT.
C AKD.?TIic young and celebrated Amer
ican Pianist and Composer.
Mil HARR Y S ANDERSON.
'uavins; returnee] from Havana, whore he met
wu h cho most; liattering marks of success, the
manager bogs to announce to the public ths'c
iie will 2*1 ve, in A lesandria,
O N' JK U U A X 1> C O \ ? K K T f
ON THCESDAY KYEN IXG, June 4th. at
8 o'clock, on which occasion the following &r
f.i.-uos will aooear:
Mxib. jen'n y xempton.
The American Contralto,
Me. WILLIAM. CASTLE,
The Talented Tenor,
Musleal Director?Mk. E. FIE DLEK.
Admission 50cts. .Reserved seats 25 cts. extra,
The .Diagram for Reserved Beats will bs
kept open until 12 M., on the dny of the per
formance, at Robert Bell's, Stationer, and L.
I#. St oil e* 8. Book Seller, on King Stieet, where
Tickets can be had, and seats secured.
.
J? 0 E SALE
Ju A SUPERIOR CARGO OF
CUMBERLAND COAL,
low for cash,
J NO. LETHERLAND,
je 1?1 w* No. 26 King Street,
v KEEP COOL!
rTIKE undersigned would inform their friends,
JL and the public generally, that they are now
prepared to furnish "ice at all hours of the
day or ktuht. at the "old stand" No. 26, north
Rovai street, oooosite the market. *
' F. SWAIN & CO.
wP, S.?Order? for large quantities of ICE
left iih us. will be promptly filled at most xa~
yorable terms, - - mb 27?if
I cE! I 0EH I CE in
large and superior cargo of PORTLAND
e pleas
their orders, will have it delivered, DAIL"i
fro Nil wa aron.
mh 27--tf V. G. HENDERSON.
cos r \ p * s *
V K R M I N E X T E ft M I JN A T 0 X,
l^OR RaTS, M i OB, BO ACHES, ANTS,
r Bod i>ues, Mofh in Fius, Woollens, &c<t
Incr-ots on Plants. Fowls, Anirjals. &c,?Pu?
up In 26c. 60c. and Si. boxes, bottles and 3ass>
and ?.f> si^e-s for II at eh, Public Instil iii^u3t
&c<
"Only infallible remedies known,"
41 Freq from poi.sons.'1
" Not dangerous to the human family. '
uKats come out of their holes to die.''
Sold wholesale in all large cities.
Sold by all Druggists and Retailer* eta*/
wherf1.
Beware of all worthless imitations.
that ^Costars" name i* or- each box, bofc*
tie and flask. before vou b\i v.
^ Address HEKRY It. COSTAR.
Principal Denot, 482 Broad war, V.
Sold by " ^ * HENRY COOK,
Wholesale and Retail Agent,
ap 7?3m Alexandria, Y&.
,<<#& FOR SALE.?A la rye two-story BRICK
Mill HOUSE, with back building and carriage
house, situated on Prince, between Patrick and
ilenrv streets. Terms cash. Applv to
\Y. E/llOWARB,
je 2?3t* No. tl?. South Fairfax street,
JOHN X; COOKE,
CHEAP FAMILY GROCER,
CORN EE PITT AND PRINCE STREET#*
HAS constantly on hand, Nos. 1, 2 and 3
. Mackerel, in barrels, half barrels, and kits;
Salmc n, Potomr-o Herring, Smoked Halibut,
Smoked Herring, and Sascked Beef. AUot &
choice brand of Sagar Cured Hams, for
use; Shoulders and Breasts, and a gene?nl as
sortment of goods for family supplies. Call and
examine. dec 2
" CcC. BEADLEY, *
Cabinet, 6%aw and &>/? Manufactory,
CORKXR SING AND ALFRED STREETS,
ALEXANDRIA, VA.
HAS constantly on hand And offers t>tl emib*
lie, an excellent assortment of CABINET
WARE, SOFAS and CHAIRS Gf ever^v
iy, and on the lowest cash terms, whicn, 3*5.
r&bilitv and Salsh, c&BJWt fee sc rpis&A,
my

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