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Alexandria gazette. [volume] (Alexandria, D.C.) 1834-1974, June 05, 1863, Image 3

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A SKIRMISH.
__ special despatch from Fairfax Court House,
aared June 4. says:?Last night a party of
;,|osehyJs guerillas fired on the picket guard
uear Clinnrilly and wounded one man and
killed his horse. The guerillas then re
(reared. Colonel Cray, of the Sixth Mich
igan rivalry, commanding the outposts, start
ed immediately in pursuit, with a detatch
meni of cavalry and overtook the Confederates
about eight miles distant, when a brisk skir
mish ensued and the Confederates retreated.?
Three or four Confederate prisoners were cap
tured. among them a surgeon. General Stahl
Parted out in pursuit with a body of cavalry
and i-k: vigorously following them up.?Phil.
: DC.
??;>.e aider for the consolidation of the First
Oisaicv regimant was promulgated some rime
..Lrj': J ae reduced number of companies
-rKvi^g cm overplus of officers, it is reported
.;vro ?;rra:igemen: has been entered into be
i'iic officers themselves, by which the
will remain: Lieut. Col. Lem. Tow
;Iie staff officers; Captains R. E. Allen,
,:iooevt Allen, Robert Boyd, Robert Clark,
Aid. YL P. Fisher; First Lieutenants John
J/OiU?v&. F. McGraw, C. W. Sherwood, and
*V. W Winship; Second Lieutenants Win:
:'oung, Waiter Oobson, J. W. At well and
y Stiies, (the last named at present in charge
of the two companies of colored troops for the
?o'iored regiment) Those who are to be mas
tered out are Colonel James A. Tait; Captains
it. M. Knight, James Coleman, James Fletch
j?m E. Rodier, and Jos. Mundell; First
-jieiuenants C. P. Wroe, R. W. Barnacle, C.
T. Barrett, Joseph Venable ; Second Lieuten
ants Jerome Callahan, P. McChesney, W? E.
Morgan, and Edward Carroll.
Massachusetts' has accepted her Agricultu
r,i College grant, and scrip ?will be issued by
.he Lane Commissioner" for 360,000 acres, to
..'hick ihe State is entitled under the act.
vices from Newbern, of the 1st inst.,
"\>en. Wild, who came here to organize
,:,,y AiYiuan brigade, meeting with very good
.Tuacess. Gen. Foster considers this a splendid
lr-lci lot black troops, and would like as many
?vgimenis as the North can send him."
The ioial subscription in the United States I
.it Atlantic Telegraph stock now amounts |
, ?3X3,000. 1
j?x.ob Barker. of New Orleans, on the 27th I
. I;-, presented each of the newsboys of the city j
,'itii c. new hat. Re expressed his intention j
c eoiiinue his benevolence by adding a j
osont of a shirt and pair of pantaloons to each, j
<jU'. j. P. Cranch, the American artist. |
?..i-o naii resided some fifteen years iu Paris,
'iid whose pictures of Venice have been par- j
>,iui?i'Iy adnared, has lately gone to that city 1
x ic!:e some new studies, and intends return- j
io america to reside during the coming |
ThelNevv York Dry Goods market is dull, j
prices keep constantly declining. As usual j
m s falling market, dealers bay only for irnme- [
-nate consumption.
The validity of the will of one of the Chris- j
*7?, of minstrel notoriety, who some months j
fell out of a window, killing himself in- \
"lantly. is being contested in the New York j
courts.
One hundred and ten contrabands arrived
ju Washington yesterday, by steamer from
iirbanna, on the Rappahannock, via Aquia
creek. They were of the crowd gathered in
iae recent cavalry raid.
? paper mill in Pittsfield Mass., works
'imively upon paper from which paper col- j
ace manufactured.
LATEST NEWS.
The Washington Star of this evening says ;
.By arrivals from Harpers Ferry we learn that
there is some apprehensions amongst civilians
there of another raid by th^ Con federate? upon
the line oi the Baltimore and Ohio railroad,
and possibly an attack upon Harper's Ferry ;
and some families are leaving in consequence.
The military authorities there do not, as far as
we can ascertain, share in the apprehension.
The Star says "it is very generally believed
to-lay that Gen. Gilmore has been assigned to
the command of that portion ol our army oper
ating in South Carolina.'5
One thousand one hundred bales of cotton
sold at auction at Memphis on the 28th, at
thirty-four to thirty-seven cents. The sale
advertised to take place on the fourth instant
had been indefinitely postponed.
The inauguration of Gov. Gil more of New
Hampshire took place yesterday. In his ad
dress he went for the support of the admin
istration iii the prosecution of the war. He
says New Hampshire lias furnished 700 troops
more than her quota.
The 19th U. S. Regulars went into a battle
at Vieksburg with 200 men, and came out
with 80.
John J* Henry, of Delaware, has declined
the appointment oi U. S. commissioner and j
consul general fco Liberia.
aaWBWMB?W?????MM
DIED, I
In this city, on the 4th inst., Mrs. M. E. i
TAYLOR, widow of the late Robert I. Taylor, j
in the 71 VI year of her age. The friends of the ;
family are'invited to attend the funeral, on Sat- j
urday (to-morrow) morning, at 11 o'clock, from j
her fate residence. \
On the evening of Thursdav, Jim ft 4th, j
KATE S. JAMtESON. $s?/Her funeral
will lake place on Saturday afternoon 6th inst.,
at four o'clock, from her Father's late residence,
on Fairfax street.
Yesterday, MAPvY ESTHER, infant daugh
er of Samuel O. Baggett, aged 5 months and 10
days. Her funeral will take place to-morrow, j
(Saturday) afternoon, at 3 o'clock.?[Washing- j
ton Star please copy.]
31 av 28th, 18Go. at her late residence In Prince j
Georges county. Maryland, Mrs. ELIZA \
BARRY, consort of Mr. David Barry, in the )
49th year of her age. |
mO MRS. MARTHA HOOFF,
1 Personal Representative of Jno. llooff,
By deed of the 6th June, 1817, Peter Wise con
veyed to John Hooif sundry pieces of property
in Alexandria, amongst others a certain tene
ment and lot of ground, situated on the west
side of Fairfax, between King and Prince sts.,
fronting on Fairfax ah out 20 feet, and about 100
feet deep, upon trust for the use and benefit of
Mary Ann Martha Wise (now Chap in), as by
the said deed, of record in LiberE. Xo. 2, page
3:0, of the land records of Alexandria, will more
fully appear. The said John Hooff having de
parted this life, and there being now no person
to execute the trusts, you will please to take no
tice that, on the first day of the July term next
of the County Court of Alexandria, or as soon
thereafter as the motion can be heard, i will move
the Court to appoint a trustee under said dsed,
in the place of John Hootf, deceased.
je 5--law4w GURDIN CHAPIN.
17011 RENT.?Two large ROOMS on first
ij floor, will be rented to a gentleman and wife,
without children; will rent them furnished or
unfurnished: also, two good ROOMS on third
floor. Apply at No. 89 Alfred street, between
Queen and Cameron. jeo?3t*
Tc eTic em ic e m
A large and superior cargo of PORTLAND
il ICE, is for sale, at my ice depot, Fairfax
street, opposite Mansion House Hospital.?
Those who may be pleased to favor me with
their orders, will have it delivered, DAILY
fro <j~i wagon.
mh 27?ti' P. G. HENDERSON.
FOE .SALE.
THE TWO STORY ATTIC K
M BBIOK DWELLING, No, 24sourh Uoj
nl street. Lot 2' f'~>et front.by I"':' feet ittii'.n.?
| House contains 10 rooms. Wili ?.???? -"hi ft bar
i gain. Apply in 1. LOUTS K INZER.
| jo 2?6t 24? K iii;r si reel.
! * 1 OK SALE
! 1. A SUPERIOR CARGO OF
CUMISER!,AND 00AL.
i low lor cash.
| J NO. LKTil ERLAN D.
je 1 -] sv* No. '26 Khue Street.
LJS
FOR ALEXA.N Di'JA WASH
?se? INGTON. AND LANDINGS on
THE p 0 T 0 M A 0 RL YER.?The neamer
KE Y PORT, Capt. E. A. Ryther, will leave
pier foot of Barre street, Baltimore, every Fri
? day, atop, m., for Alexandria, Washington,
and landings on the Potomac ris er.
liouirsring, will leave Washington wvery Tues
day, at 7 a. m., and Alexandria same day at 8
a. fo.. for Baltimore and landing- on ihe Poto
mac river.
ti&r- Custom House permits must accompany
freight for Alexandria and landings on Potomac
river.
All freight must be prepaid.
For freight or passage, apply on board or Ui
A. NEEDHAM & SONS, 142 Light street
w h arf. Ba 11imore, or to
mh iM?tf BRODERS & CO.. AWa.
BOOTS AND SHOES.
) KAUFMAN (formerly of the firm o
? Hecht, Kaufman & Co.) has opened store
N o. 16 Royal street, opposite the market, where
he keeps constantly a large stock of all kinds of
BOOTS, SHOES, GAPfERS, &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. 16 Royal street,
my 18?lm (Mrs. Engelbrecht's old stand.)
THE CHEAPEST
COAL OIL
in the city, to be had at
NO. 15 BOY AL 8 T B 1 E T.
ar BBLS. of the best OIL ever manufactured
just rc-eeired.
On hand, a large and splendid assortment of
LAMPS, of ail styles, together with OAS FIX
TUBES in variety, at extremely low prices,
Look to your interest, arid call at the right place,
jan 26?tf
F. G. SWAIHE & CO.
CHEAP FAMILY GROCERY,
No. 2f? North Ro v al street.
?u
A fuU ftUpply of family gvoc&cizi always a*
hand. jan 12
K E E I' C 0 O L!
rpHE unci ersigncd would inform their friends,
.JL and the public generally, that they are now
prepared to furnish ICE at all koues of run
day or nig 11 t, at the "old stand71 No. 120, noril*
Koval street: opposite the market.
F. SWAIN & CO.
w'P, S.?Orders for large quantities of 1CK
left ith us, will he promptly tilled at most fa
vorable terms, mh 27?tr'
COS TAR'S
V K R M I N E X T K 11 M I N A T 0 R,
T?OR IIATS, MICE, ROACHES, ANT8,'
C Bed Bugs, Mo'hs in h;?s, Woollens, Ac.,
Insects on Plants. Fowls, Animals, &e.?Put
up in 25c, 50c. and $1 boxes, bottles and Ha**
So and $5 sizes for Hotels. Public Instil Aliens,
&c.
uOnly infallible remedies known/'
"Free from poisons."
"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 eve;**
where.
Beware of all worthless imitations.
See that "Cottar's" name i* on each box> bot
tle and flask, before you buy.
pgr- Address rfENKi' it. COSTA K.
Principal Depot, 4S2 Broadway, N. Y.
Sold by * ' HENRY COOK,
Wholesale and Retail A {tent,
ap 7?3m Alexandria, Va.
A LSXAKDBIA GAZETTE
Job PrSiuiiiir Office,
1(0 VJ. I AJVfj PITT.

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