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ALEXANDRIA, VA.. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1S73. NO. 244. A LEX A. GAZETTE & VIRGINIA ADVERTISER, PUBLISHED DAILY BY EDGAll SNOWDEN, OA/.KTTE BUILDING, NO. 70 PRINCE STREET One Year . ^ Su Months oq Tbroo Monthg 2 00 One Month 0 75 ALEaA. GAZETTE 4 VIRGINIA ADVERTISER, (ITOR THE COUNTRY,) Published regularly on TUESDAYS, THURS DAYS and SATURDAYS, at kivk dollars f&r annum, payable in advance. A BANK PRESIDENT IN COURT. Richmond, Va., Nov. 25,1873.?This even iug there was concluded before United States Commissioner Mathew F. Pleasants, of this city, the first examination of a criminal case which has arisen in Virginia under the nation al banking laws. From. the high social position and aristocratic associations of the accused,and because of his, until lately, supposed great wealth, more than ususal public attention has been attracted to it, and the business men of the Commonwealth hare looked on at its pro gress with an interest that was heightened greatly by the remarkable developments ex pected. For eight years, and until the great panic of September came, Mr. T. T. Broocks was Pres ident of the Merchants''National Bauk of Pe- j tcrsburg. He was the great financier of that city and was a man in whom the merchauts trusted and to whom capitalists looked tor ad vice, and his sway in commerce and business was little less than absolute. He was uot only President of the Merchauts' Bank and director in two or three other banking institutions, but was a partner in six or seven of the largest mer cantile firms of the city .and wasconnected with nearly every enterprise that needed a name or money to sustain it. He seems to have beeu good-natured, easily flattered, proud of his financial abilities and withal reckless as to w/iose money he used. By much speculating in commmon railroad stocks and other securi ties, and by a princely style of living, Broocks brought himself and all the firms with which he was connected into debt, and for twelve months or more ran the bank to hide his and their insolvency. When the panic of Septem ber came the bank, a weak and hollow thing, was forced to suspend and was placed iu the hands of Orson Adams as receiver. After nearly two months of careful investiga tion Mr. Adams concluded to have Broocks ar rested, charged with embezzling $100,000 of the money, funds and credits of the bank. The examination has shown that the charge was a mild one. For it has been proved that Broocks owes bis bank, as payer, $259,684.46; as endor ser, $243,999.90; for overdrafts, $5,100; alto gether, $508,764.36. The firms of which he was a member owe, as payers and endorsers, $499,975 57. Their assets will not probably realize twenty per cent of the whole indebted ness. All are now in bankruptcy. So sublimely was Broocks trusted that his directors only met once a year, but Broocks kept the record book of the Board, and during the past year at regukr intervals of two weeks falsely and fraudectly entered a minute like this:?"March 11,'73?At a meeting of the Board of Directors held this day, we hereby ratily and confirm all paper discounted by the President. Present?T. T. Broocks, E. G. James and W. G. Lumsden." Further,Broocks had time drafts to the amount of $84,000 drawo by himself upon nun existing houses, or houses with whom he had no credits, discounted and placed to his account, and would never allow these drafts to be forwarded for acceptance. Paper of bis firm was carried year after year, and the ring with which Broocks was surrounded got all the money they wanted by exchanging uotes and drafts. Their accommodation bills at all times amounted to several hundred thous and dollars, although the bank was only au thorized by Jaw to carry $40,000 of this kind of paper. On the evening of the suspension of the bank, to straighten his accouut somewhat, Broocks discovered two notes of his own, endorsed by a Petersburg firm, amounting together to $50, 000. On Tuesday, the 23d of September, when the news from New York came by the morning's Herald, excitement in Petersburg became intense, and depositors, mistrusting this bank most and first of all, made a rush upon it. They soon exhausted its small amount of currency, atd the "bubble burst, carrying ruin to the homes of many farmers, mechanics and honest merchants, who were relying upou the unfaithful and neglectful directors to see that all went well inside the bank. The capital stock of the bank was $400,000. It owes depositors $750,000, andforrediscount ed paper $350,000. Its assets consist of $3, 500 cash, $18,000 real estate and $1,350,000 in bills receivable, all worth say $400,000. The failure of this bank came near bringing general ruin to Petersburg, and but little of the deficit can be made out of the stockholders. Broocks' offence is a grave one, and the wail of the widow and orphan, robbed of their susten ance, will be a sound that only death will bush from his ears. The directors, who gave up everything to him, and allowed him to rule and ruin, are regarded as scarcely less responsible. The Commissioner, after a full hearing, seut Broocks on to the United States Court, at its April term, for indictment, aud allowed bail iu the moderate sum pf $15,000. Broocks is com pletely broken in spirit and is almost deserted by his old friends. Like Tweed be is finding that the way of the transgressor is hard in the eud. s AMUEL J. REED, Dealer in Choice FAMILY GROCERIES AND PRO VISIONS, No. 74 South Fairfax street, and No. 27 Market, cor. Fairfax and Cameron sts., H/?s on hand at all times a full supply of choice MEATS, consisting of all kinds ox Meats, Sau sage Meat, Smoked Sausago, Mince Meat, Pure Leaf 1 ard put up in smull packages expressly for family u e by himself, with a good supply of Prime Family Bacon, Hams, Breasts and Jowls, with Spiced Beef Bounds?all of my own curing. Also Raisins, Currants, Citron, ?fec., together with a supply of cheice Fresh Butter received weekly. For sale at lowest priccs for cash. __ nov 25?tf I JJROPOSALS FOR MED1CIN~ES. Sealed proposals will be received to December 6th for DISPENSARY MEDICINES for the poor for the next six months. WM. A. MOORE, nov 28-td Chairman Committee on Poor. s TATE TAXES FOR 1873. All bills not paid by the 1st of December will be turned over to the City Sergeant for collec tion with live per cent added. W. D. CORSE. nov 25-td City Treasurer. The "annual meeti n~g of the Stockholders of the .VIRGINIA TELEGRAPH COMPANY will be held at the office of the Company, in Al exandria, on WEDNESDAY, the 10th day of Deeen.ber, 1873. nov 20-eotd W^D. CORSE, Sect'y. ENGLISH CITRON, Lemon Peel, Fine Elerne Figs in layers, also Figs in drums. ?J^ayer, Valencia Seedless and Loose Muscatel JRaisins, Lemons, Currants and Turkish Prunes, for sale by GEO. McBURNEY & SON, Ilov 27 1G6 and 170 King street. CLItTHiJYa wf.v/j GEJVTS> FUTIJY1SJHFJVG GOOltS. 7tb <fc 1), 7th A D, AND NOW! W ASH. VOX, I>. (.. WASHINGTON, D. (. WE TELL YOU OF IT AGAIN! MANY DISBELIEVED AT FIRST BUI NOW ALL ARE CONVINCED That we arc literally doing all that we advertise to do. o HUNDREDS READ OUR ANNOUNCEMENT. SCOSIKS ( ALL DAILY. ALL ARE SATISFiED. ALL BUY. ASK THOSE WHO HAVE PURCHASED. TAKE THEIR ADVICE. THEY WILL ADVISE YOU TO COME. TAKE OUR ADVICE. WE ADVISE YOU TO COME AT ONCE. AND THESE ARE THE ADVANTAGES WE GUARANTEE SIS FULL SUITS FOR $12 $20 FULL SUITS FOR $14 $22 FULL SUITS FOR Sit. $25 FULL SUITS FOR SI8 $28 FULL SUITS FOR $2<) $30 FULL SUITS FOR $22 $80 FULL SUITS FOR $25 $40 FULL SUITS FOR $8.) SIo OVERCOATS FOR S10 $1? OVERCOATS FOR $12 $20 OVERCOATS fOR $14 $25 OVERCOATS FOR $18 OVERCOATS FOR $20 $30 OVERCOATS FOR $22 $35 OVERCOATS FOR $25 $40 OVERCOATS FOR $30 ALL GOODS GUARANTEED AS REPRESENTED-WELL MADE, PROPERLY TRIMMED AND SHRUNK. FOR BOYS' WEAR, We have a large and elegant variety of SUITS AND O V:E RCOATS, WHICH WE OFFER AT THE S \ME HEAVY REDUCTIONS. o OUR STOCK BEING FULL AND COMPLETE, You will tee the advantage of coming at on<;e. LIABLE BROTHERS, MERCHANT TAILORS AND FINE CLOTHIERS, Corner 7tli and D streets, WASHINGTON, 1). C. Washington, D. C., nov 15?tJl J BiriL,I>BJVO .n.iTEM.IL. OHH HAWXH URST, Dealer in LUMBER AJK1> TI.TIliKK. BILLS cut to order and delivered p?.-r Alex andria and Fredericksburg Railway. Has just set a Mill in a fresh piece of timber, of which a considerable portion is white oak, of tine quality, niucL of it suitable lor planking vessels Also Yellow Pine, Red Oak and Hickory. Can furnish Bills promptly, and solicits a por tion of the public patronage. Orders may be left at our wood yard, corner of Duke and Union streets, where my son is of fering ISA WED and SPLIT WOOD for sale at reasonable prices. Postollice box Alexan dria,_Va. augll-3m ROBT. JAMIKSON. A. G. UHLKB. BOYD M. SMITH. JAMIESON, UHLER & CO., ALEXANDRIA PLANING MILLS, SASH, DOOR & BLIND MAN UiPAOTOKY. Dealers in DreHsed Lumber, White Pine, Geor gia, Carolina and Virginia Flooring. NOS. 29 and 31 NORTH WATER STREET. jy2?tf J. W. HALL8. B. W. NALLS. B. K PKAKK. JAMES W. NALLS, SON & CO. 187 King st.. Alexa., Va. Dealors in HARDWARE, CUTLERY Carpenters' Tools, Doors, Sash, Blinds, Door and Window Frames, Brackets, Mouldings Balusters, of different patterns, and Newel Posts. A large stock of French and American j Glass, double and single thick, of all sizes.? Paints, Oils, Varnishes, Paint and White Wash Brushes, Lewis' Pure White Lead, and other brands of line quality, Putty, Turpentine and Machine Oil. Also, Lime, of superior uualiiy, Cement, Calcined Plaster. Pitch and lelt i'or Roofing, ?&c. A large stock of Pugh's celebra ted Car Augers, and other articles found in iirst class Builders' Furnishing establishments. All orders for Lumber, Brick and ail kinds of Building Materiai, promptly attended to. Terms cash. feb 11?tf R 1SHIELL & HOOGE, VIRGINIA SASH, DOOR AND BLIND FACTORY AND PLAINING MILL, CoK>'i'K Fairfax amj ^ukhn Streets, Alexandria, Virginia. Sashes, Doors, Blinds, Frames, Mouldings, Brackets. Newels Balusters, and Mantlepieces, constantly on hand at the Factory. Call and examine stock and prices. ap8?tf T AXES FOR 1873 Taxes for the year 1873 are now ready for col lection. All tax payers are hereby notified to come forward and settle thes?me on or before the FIRST DAY OF DECEMBER, as after that date FIVE PER CENT will be added. I will be in each township on the following ^tt^ashington, at Robert Bucher's blacksmith shop, from 10 to 3, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th of October. Arli J. to 3, ... No further notice will be mven. ' V. P. CORBET, County Treasurer. Alexandria co., Va., Sept. 4, 18<3. oc ??tf CiEO&lCxE K. HILL A CO., Steam Cracker & Cake Bakers, ALEXANDRIA, VA. jy U?tf ctober. ., ? Arlington, at my residence, from 10 to 3. J li'erson, at Charles Cor belt's store, from 10 3, October 13, 14, 16, 10 and 17. O VST EH It E.I EEUS. Jj^KIED OYSTERS FREE. From to-morrow, Tuesday, October 21st, 1873, r nice FRIED OYSTEK WILL BE GIVEN FREE to each drink taken at my place. I also inform the .public that the FINEST LIQUORS can always be hadrftmy Restaurant, such as very good and old pure Whiskey ; war ranted genuine and pure Holland Gin, direct through the custom house of Baltimore; genu ine Lundon Ale and Irish Stout. I also will receive in a short time some genu ine GERMAN LAGER BEER, direct from Bremen. This is put up in bottles and nice for family use. FINE NORFOLK OYSTERS, fried, stewed and raw, always to be had at my place F. SCHNEIDER, 16 N. Royal St., oct 20-tf Next to Harrison's auction store. O YSTERS. JOHN S. COGS WILL, At his Oyster Hou-e, opposite the Gazette office, is prepared to furnish OYSTERS to all who may desiro them. All orders fr.:m the country will receive prompt attention. sep 13 J C?siJBiJYE T fLtUYi VI! HE. IHfiB H. DEVAUGHN, Manufacturer and Dealer in FUENITURE, No. 13U King street, Alexandria, Va., Looking Glassos, Hair, Cotton Top and Husk Mattresses, kept constantly on hand and made to order at reasonable prices. In order to secure prompt attention ordorE should be addressed to JAMES H. DE VAUGHN, my 18?tf No. 130 King stree}. 'INEST WAREROOMS IN THE SOUTH F1 Wffl. H. MIS It A SON, Manufacturers of FURNITURE, 141 and 143 King street, Alexandria, Virginia. A large and fine stock always on hand. ja25 STEPHEN A. GREEN. JAMES E. OBBEN. yHEES A BltOS.' Steam Furniture Works A Saw Mill, ALEXANDRIA, VA. Having fitted up our factory with the latest and most approved machinery, we are prepared to furnish all kinds of HOUSE, OFFICE and SCHOOL FURNITURE at the very lowest races : and are also prepared to do all kinds of SAWING and TURNING, MOULDING PLANING and CARVING in our line. Wauted, in exchange for the Furniture, Wal npt, Poplar, Oak, Maple Birch and Cedar Logs, jo 8?tf BOARI>IS>'G. TWO OR THREE GENTLEMAN can be accommodated with BOARD in a private family. Apply at this office. sep 23-tf ^ BOARD.?Well furnished rooms, in a desir able location, with or without board, can be obtained by addressing A. B.t Gazette office sep 2 DR. BULL'S CELEBRATED PECTORAL COMPuUND COUGH SYRUP, Hunne well's Cough Remedy, and Tyler's Compound Syrup of Gum Arabic, just received and for sale by WaRFIELD & HALL, oct 27 Corner Prince and Fairfax streets. FJI.VCY GOODS. FURS! "FURS! ?AT? HOWELL'S NO. 80 KING STREET. We have just received a large and selectstock of LA.DIES', MISSES' and CHILDREN'S FURS; also a large stock of EUR TRIM MINGS for Ladies' Cloaks, which we are selling at twenty-five per cent cheaper than last year. Wo solicit purchasers to call and examine for themselves before purchasing elsewhere. We have LOW-PRICED FURS for laJies from two to three dollars a set. Also a large assortment of HATS find CAPS. P. S.?Furs cleaned and repaired. nov 10 FEi;4UlSON'S HAIE _DEPOT. NEW NOVELTIES IN JEWELRY, BRACELETS, HAIR ORNAMENTS, &c. Call and see our new $2, S3, SJ and $o Switches, superior to anything ever before otter ed at these prices. COMBINGS! COMBINGS! Made into beautiful Braids, Switches, Curls, &c. All work warranted fir-1-class at oct 29 __ FERGUSON'S HAIR DEPOT. Kid gloves i KID GLOVES ! In addition to my already latgo stock of Kid Gloves, 1 h-ive ju^t received a large supply of the JOSEPH GLOVE, insingle and doublebut ton, at $1 and $1 25. Every pair of this make is warranted. CHAS. C. BERRY, nov 13 72 King street. fAvt r noons jtjvn .voTto.vs. JMPORTANT ! W. L. PADGETT, No. 104 King street, Has added to his large stock of FRENCH AND AMERICAN MILLI NERY AND FANCY GOODS, and a large supply of Frank Leslie's Lady's Journal CUT PAPER PATTERNS. By the use of these Patterns each lady may b.come her own dressmaker. They are selected from the designs of Worth, Rouot Roche, Fauet & Beer, Morrison and other modistes in Londonand Pa ris. Special efforts have been made to furnish the most practical and useful patterns, and will continue to receive new ones as they are required. This selection comprises over throe hundred of tho newest designs. Patterns sent by mail to any part of the country on receipt of price. Send for Catalogue oct 3l-tf OUR FALL STOCK, which we are receiving daily, has been selected with great care. It is, without doubt, the most complete assor - ment in the city. Call and see it at Mrs. DREIFUS', oct 18 100 King street. A FULL LINE OF HOSIERY, GLOVES, Corsets, Iuibroidery, in new styles, which have been bought cheap, and will be Eold ac cordingly, at oct 18 Mrs. DRIEFUS'. _ OURC0UNTRY FRIENDS are especially invited, when in town, to call and see us. Mrs. DREIFUS, 100 King st., Next door to Mr. PatTs shoe falore, sign of the big boot. oct 18 HEALTH IS WEALTH.?Go and get a full supply of WINTER GARMENTS of all kinds, at Mrs. DRIEFUS', oct 18 100 Kingjtreet. A FULL LINE OF ZEPHYR and GER MANTOWN WOOL and SILK and WORSTED BRAIDS, at _ oct 18 Mrs. DREIFUS', 100 King st. DON'T FORGET TO EXAMINE OUR FIFTY-CENT KID GLOVES. They are just in.season and suit our hard times, oct 18 Mrs. DREIFUS, 100 King st. WATER-PROOF S.UITS can be bought and will be made to order at oct 18 Mrs. DREIFUS', 100 King st. D PROFKSS/OJY.IL,. R. JAMES B. H0DGK1N. DENTAL SURGEON, (Graduate Baltimore College Dental Surgery.) Otfice 99 Prince Street, (Two doors above Royal.) Alexandria, Va. Nitrouh Oxide Gas administered, [aug'2-tf LKln.i L. Q^EORGE MASON, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Practices in the Courts of Alexandria and vicin ity and Washington, D. C. Offices: 342 D street, Washington, D. C., and Mansion House, Alexandria, "Va. nov 0 M "AO 'CURE AO PA F." ATIN AGUE MIXTURE WILL POSITIVELY CURE CHiLLb AND FEVER ! Baltimore, Md., August 4, 1873. This is to Certify, That 1 have this day sold unto Messrs. Janney & Co., of Alexandria Va., the sole right to prepare and sell the Mutin Ague Mixture, according to the genuine recipe as tor morly owned by me. Robert H. Biouek. Alexandria, Va., August 15, 1873. The very many instances whicn came under our personal observation while acting as General Agents for the sale of Matin Ague Mixture, in which it effected a cure when all other remedies had failed, induced us to purchase the recipe and proprietorship of the Medicine, and enables us confidently to recommend it to our patrons and the public generally, as a most reliable and val uable preparation. Janney & Co. Price $1 50 per bottle. Each bottle is accompanied with an express Suarantee of cure or money refunded. Liberal iscounts to the trade. JANjNEY & CO., Sole Props. & Manufrs., sop 11 145 King St., Alexandria, Va. SCHEETZ'S CELEBBATED BITTER CORDIAL Wholesale Depot: N. W. corner Fifth and Race sta , Philadelphia. JACUli &CHEETZ, Sole Proprietor. It is a reliable Family Medicine, and can be taken by either infant or adult with the same beneficial results. It is a certain, prompt and speedy remedy for Dinrrhcert, Dysentery, Bowel Compiaint, Dyspepsia, Lowness of Spirits, Paintings, Sick Stomach, Heaiache, &c. For Chills and Fevers of all kinds it is far bettor and safer than Quinine, without any of its pernicious effects. It creates an appetite, proves a poweriul digester of food, and will counteract the effects of liquor in a few minutes. Sold by E. 6. LEADBKATER & BRO., oct 25-3m Agents lor Alexandria. j OHN A. FIELD, (Successor to William Buckingham,) Manufacturer and Dealer in C'IGAKS, TOBACC O, SNUFF, I'IPKS No. 71 KING STREET. me a call. jan 8-tf_ [7ARMOUTH BLOATERS just received by L nov 27 J. C. MlLBUKN. J)Hi' GOODS. P RETZFELDER & BENDHEIM Agents for the celebrated $1 and $1 25 REBECCA KID GLOVES. Even' pair warranted. Have just received NEW YORK GOODS at New York prices. Great Reduction. Immense Bargains in DRESS GOODS. Consist-ng in part of CASHMERE, VELOURS. EMPRESS, ME RINOES, &c., in Plaid, Striped and Plain styles. Especial attention culled to our line of double width ALPACAS, all colors, at 2oc. ELANNEL DEPARTMENT?The most complete assortment of Plain and Twilled Flan nels in the city. Splendid line of Gray and White BLANK ETS. SUAWS?Magnificont selection of Plain, Striked, liroche and Merino Shawls. UNDERWEAR?Ladies', Gents' and Child ren's Underwear, of all kinds. HOSIERY and GLOVE DEPARTMENT? Renlete with every style and variety. FUR DEPARTMENT?Children's a^d La dies' Sets, in attractive styles, from $2 50 to $10. nov 16 At 141 King street. Q.OODS ATTHE LOWEST POINT. Just from New York. We have just returned from tho market with some as cheap goods, of every description, as were ever offered in this city. Tho DRESS GOODS AND SHAWLS we would cull particular attention to. BLANKETS, all numbers and qualities. FLANNELS, white, red and grey. COTTON SHEETINGS, in all widths. CANTON FLANNELS, bleached arid bro., and everything else to make our assortment complete. We invite all who want to make purchases in our line to give us a call. We Lave the goods, and the prices are right. X.OV 13 D. F. WITMER CO._ QASSIMERES. We have just received a beautiful assortment of Cassimeres and Suitings, making our stock as con pletc as at any time during the season. VVe have always on hand the best makes of English, French and German Good-, and will furnish Suits in tho very latest styles, guaranteeing it and satisfaction. oct 20 D. F. WITMER CO. N EW FALL GOODS I am now receiving my Fall Goods, consisting in part of the following: Kid Gloves for ladies and gents, the largest assortment ever otlered in this city, at prices from $1 to $2 35 a pair; Cam bric Edging and Ins-rtings, beautiful patterns and very cheap; Scarf and Sash Ribbons, in great varioty; Cursets of several kinds and prices; Zephyr Worsted, all shades and ot the best quality; Germantown Wools, all shades: Yarns, in white, blue and black mixed, red.&c., ot the best quality and lull we.ght; Satin and Woisted Caps and Bonnets for intnnt;; Guipure Silk ; Thread and Cotton Laces, in great variety; Buttons, Gimps, Fringes, Velvet Ribbon, Vel veteen, ifcc., for Dress Trimmings; Pla'n and Embroidered Linen Collars and Cull's; Hand kerchiefs, at all prices; Alpaca and Gingham Umbrellas; Knitting Cottons; Rubber Cloth; Oil Silk; Combs and Brushes; Ladies' and Children's Underwear; Gilt and Rubber 'Jewel ry, and every article usually found in a lirst class fmcy store. C. C. BEKRY, oct 7 72 King s'.reet. N ivoov jjyju eo.iL* EW WOOD YARD. The subscriber has opened a WOOD YAKD On Fairfax St., between Duke arid Wolfe, OPPOSITE THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Where orders for any amount can bo tilled upon reasonable terms of the best quality of either oak ok pine wood. Any person in want will please give mo a call, sep 2lJ?tf JOHN (J. YOUNG. CIOALI J COAL We havo now on hand and are constantly re ; ceiving at our wharf and storage yards, loot of Queen streets, all tho best COALS known to this market. Wo name in part: LYKEN'S VALLEY. SHAMOKIN and EAST FRAN K LI N LOR BEKRY RED ASH. JOHN'S, from EAGLE VEIN COLLIERY. The celebrated CONTINENTAL arid H.i ZEL DELL, from the Goodrich Colliery, es teemed the best in the market. And LEE and STANTON WHITE ASH ANTHRACITE COAL, of Steamer, lirokeii, Egg Stone and Nut sizes. Also, GEORGE S CREEK. CUMBERLAND COAL. Having ample space, each variety of Coal is kept distinct from that of others, and is es pecially prepared for family use. Yards floor ed and Coal sent out well screened and free from slate, 224U lbs to the ton. Orders left with Messrs. Clarridge & Grigg, corner King and Royal sts., or attheyards will be promptly tiiied. T. J. MEHAFFEY A: CO., jy 17 Wharf and Yards foot ot Queen st. C^OAL! COAL! J COAL! To arrive and on wharf a full stock of? Lyken's Valley Red Ash Coal. Lorbe ry Red Ash Coal. Shamokin Coal. Honry Clay Mine Coai. Leo Mine White Ash C??nl. Delano Mine White Ash Coal. Lohigb White Ash Coal. Locust Mountain Coal. Chesnut Red Ash Coal. Chesnut White Ash Coal. West Virginia Coal. Cumberland Coal. All of the best quality, and for sale at lowest market rates?22-lU lbs to the ton. Orders left at lJ7 King street will be promptly attended to. W. A. a MOOT, jy 10-tf Smoot's wharf, font of Princess st. HAVING disposed of my interest in tho Wood and Coal Yard on King street to John Leathcrland, I shall continue the Wood and Coal business at yards on tho north arid south coiners of Union and Queen sts., where will always be on hand a full supply of the best quality RED and WHITE ASH COALS of the different size*: CUMBERLAND COAL by the cargo, car ioad or retail. Also HICKORY, OAK and PINE WOOD. The patronage of the citizens is respectfully so licited. All orders left at the office <>f the Alex andria Insurance Co., No. 64 King street, with Col. Marye, oi at Clarridge & Grigg's Dru^ Store, corner King and Royal streets, will be promptly attended to. Weight guaranteed, jy 3-tf THOS. J. M?11AFFE Y. J . P . A a N ? W , Agent for the Sale and shipment of best quaiit GEORGE'S CREEK, CUMBERLAND and O r W ANTHRACITE COAL, Either bythe cargo, car load or retail. ^fCoal Docks, Alexandria, Va,, and George town, D. C. jan iJ-tf BLAN KETS r ~BLAN KETS 1 BLANKETS I Another lot of those popular NONPAREIL BLAN KETS just received by PKETZFELDEK ?fc BENDHEIM, Agents for the CELEBRATED REBECCA kid GLOVES, nov 'Si SUGARS?Demerara and Refined Sugars re ceived and lor sale by ocl 21 DAVY & HAKMON. EANS and BLACK-EYED PEAS for sale by [riov l;ij J. C. MILBUKN. B ciKiuni&sioJY an e r vhjjjyts. LEWIS MCKENZIE. JNO. J. jamikson. J NO. J. JAMIESON & CO., G K N E R A L CO M MISSION M E RC1IA N TS No. 8 south Union street, ALEXANDRIA, VA. "Special attention pnicl to tlie sale of Wheat, Flour find Country Produce. Orders for Gro ceries, Plaster, Seeds and Suit tilled at market rates. Agents for PA TAPSCO GUANO. [?ej.3 tf rpHOMAS PERKY, GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANT AND AGENT FOR THE SALE OF FERTILIZERS, No. IT King street, aug TG-tf ALEXANDRIA, VA. Gko. Washington. r. j. wasuinoton*. / ASHINGT0 N & BKOTHE R, W C U M M I S S I 0 N M ERCHANTS NO. -JU UNION STREET, ALEXANDRIA, VA. Consignments of Gruin, Merchandise and nil kinds, of Country Produce solicited. Special attention given to all business entrusted to them. Prompt returns made. ap -4 W M.W. HERBERT, (Successor to Washington & Herbert,) COMM1SS10N M ERCHANT, OFFICE?NO. 11 NORTH UNION STREET, Alexandria, Virginia. Particular attention paid to the selling of all kinds of Country Produce, and tilling orders for Groceries, Guano, Seeds, Plaster, Fish, Salt, Lime, &o.. at lowest market rates. feb 7?tf J C. MILBURN, Wholesale and Retail GROCER AND COMMISSION MERCHANT, NEW STORE. No. 19 North Royal st., and cor. Market alloy, Alexandria, Va. The proximity of this store to the Market House, "the centre of trade," will enable me to Obtain good prices for Flour, Grain and Country Produce consigned to my care. Consignments and orders for Groceries re spectfully solicited. They will receive careful and prompt attention. oct 'Jti-tl' w r A. SMOOT, DEALER IN COAL, SALT AND PLASTER S M O O T ' S WHARF, (Foot of Princess st.,) felt 2i-tf Alexandria, Virginia. M . L A ?V S O N , R. (Successor to Brewis & Lawson,) GROCER Jc COMMISSION MERCHANT, Nos. t>7 <ir.d 69 Cameron street, Alexandria, Va. Orders and consignments solicited. feb 13 II OOE & JOHNSTON, (Successors to Fowle & Co.j NO. 2 PRINCE STREET. GEN ERAL COMMISSION AND SHIPPING MEliC'TS. Dealers in all kinds ol FERTILIZERS, SALT AND PLASTER Agents ot tne NEW YORK & BALTIMORE STEAMERS. Also of the LIVERPOOL A LONDUN & GLOBE IN SURANCE COMPANY. feb o?tf t P G. SWAIN E, GROCER & COMMISSION MERCHANT, No. North Royal street, On hand and for sale a well selected stock of GRUCKK1ES. Consignments ol'GRAIN, COUNTRY PRO DUCE, &c., respectfully solicited. Strict at tention paid to sales, and prompt returns guar anteed. jy 19-tf g U I N N & CO (Successors to Snmuel Hartley,) GENERA L COMMISSION MERCHANTS] No. 13 Union street, Alexandria, Vh. Particular attention paid to tin;.selling of FLO UK, GRAIN mid all kinds of COUNTRY PRODUCE, and lilling all orders for GROCE RIES, GUANO, PLASTER, SEEDS, &c., &c., at the lowest market rates. ^t***Agcnts for the sale of James S. Welch's celebrated brands ot FAMILi bLOUR. Agents lor the sale of the "ROUND TOt li IDEA U LI C CEMENT." jan 5?tl' J. HHOUKKS. J? LANNON. JBRODEKS & CO., o No. 11 King street, Alexandria, Va. GENERAL C<)M -MISSION A1ERCi 1A N'1 "S. Wholesale Dealers in GKOCERIES, LIOlTORS, 'PROVISIONS, SALT FISII, and PRODUCE. Al?o keep on hand a general assortment ol Cordage, Tar, Pitch. Nails, Lime, Packing, Oilb, L imps and Ship ana Naval Stores. All ordern and consignments promptly attend ed to, and goods forwarded without delay to con signees on arrival. Agents for Dupont's Gunpowder. XaX Ale and Porter always on hand. Agent* for the Baltimore and Potomac Trans portation lino. mh 10?tf 7 A King Street, 7 A ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA. BOOTS & SITOICS WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. FALL TRADE, 1 8 73. The subscriber has now on hand one of tho l?rg'st and b'-st selected stocks of goods in his line ever ' if.-rod in this market, whieh he can afford to sell at prices to suit the times. He names in part-? LA D1 ES', GENTS', MISSES', iioYS: and CHILDREN'S BOOTS AND SHOES, of tine and coarse work, ever before olfered for sale in this market, manufactured from the best material, and in the most durable and stylish m inner, comprising a great variety of new and handsome styles. Also a large stock of BOOTS, SHOES ARil) KltOGAXS, SUITABLE FOR THE COUNTRY TRADE, to which he invites the especial attention of country merchants and farmers. All in want will do well to call before pur chasing elsewhere. AV. B.AV\AJDr>EY NO. 71 KING STREET. sop 1*2?tf ^ANTON FLANNELS, in ail qualities, at ' No Kin^ street. C r.ov is R. L. WOOD.