FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10.
Io speaking of iron in Virginia the Amherst
Enterprise says:?"In Virginia valuable iron
ore lands are cheap and millions ot acres are
on the marker. Labor is abundant and cheap,
and coal, by means of railroads, is getting
nearer to ore, so that io a short time, if not
already, iron and steel can be manufactured
here in Virginia cheaper than elsewhere in the
world. All we want is capital. It is said that
Pennsylvania iron costs to make it nearly $8,
per ton more than Virginia, and that English
iron cannot compete against Virginiau, even
without any tariff. She could compete with
the world, if she had capital, and make money
at Euglish prices. When the great iron-mas
ters ot Pennsylvania aud Michigan find that,
on accout ot the high price of lands and mines
and labor, they can not compete with tounh
iron, they will transfer the bulk of their capital
to Virginia, and will continue their busiuess at
a profit, simply by a change ot location. It is
questionable whether many are not now pre
paring so to do."
The Democratic convention ot Pennsylvania
last night, after a stormy session, nominated
Judge Cyrus P. Pershing, for Governor. The
platform adopted declares in favor of equal and
exact justicc to all men; the removal of the
present federal leaders; the reduction of public
i fficers, and greater economy in the administra
tion of the Government; opposing further con
traction of the currency; favoring the retiring of
National Bank notes, and the issuing in their
stead Of legal-tenders, and making legal-tcuders
receivable for all public dues; the extinction of
National Banks aud the establishment of free
banks under State regulations.
Mr. Pershing, it is said, is personally in
favor of hard money, but will sacrifice his views
to party policy.
Governor Ames of Mississippi, has been re
quested tomalceevery effort he can to preserve
peace and order in Mississippi without the aid
of the Federal troops. The President is exer
cising great caution in the matter. The legal
points involved have been submitted to Attor
ney General Pierrepjnt, and he has decided
that nothiug can be done previous to the issuiug
of a proclamation commanding the rioters to
disperses As to the advisability of making such
a proclamation Judge Picrrepont and Secretary
Fish are in consultation. No fresh troubles are
reported, but dispatches from Jackson repre
sent quiet as being restored.
The excitement over the reported uprising
of the Indians iu Eastern Nevada is subsiding
The trouble originated in a quarrel between
two white men and two Indians, in which one
of the former and both the latter were killed.
The Indians rendevouz?d at several places with
the intention of avenging their brethren, but
better councils prevailed, and they are now re
ported to be returning to their ranches to se
cure their crops.
The Comptroller of the Treasury has request
ed ail the national banks to furnish him with a
statement of the State, city, county, town or
other municipal tax paid by them for the years
1874 and 1875, and also a statement of the
amount expended by them for internal revenue
stamps for the same period.
There will be a religious and secular observ
ance of the twelfth of September in Baltimore.
Mayor Vansant has issued his proclamation de
claring the 13th a municipal holiday. The Old
Defenders will parade on Monday, under the
oscort of the Fifth Regiment.
Copenhagen dates of the 6th inst. received
at London say that the quantity and quality of
the Danish wheat crop is greatly above the
average, and that there will be a large surplus
for exportation. The reports from Sweden are
At the meeting of the Conservatives of Spot
sylvania county, on Monday last, a resolution
introduced by Col. Goodwin, to pay no taxes
rxcept to carry on the State Government and
the Free schools, was debated and indefinitely
The affairs of the National Gold B:ink and
Trust Company of Sao Francisco are progress
ing favorably. It has paid claims aud deposits
to the amount of over $1,000,000, acditsstate
ment shows a surplus of $1,400,000 as regards
Foley's bronzo statue of Jackson was dis
patched last week from London on the steam
ship Nova Scotia, and its arrival is daily ex
pected at Baltimore, whence it will be at once
be forwarded to Rich mood.
The Maryland Democratic State Central
Committee held a meeting in Baltimore yes
terday. There was a full attendance, and
prompt measures were instituted to arrange for
the coming campaign.
Rev. Fike Powers, formerly of Staunton, has
been elected assistant minister of St. Paul's
Episcopal Church, Richmond, apd will be in
charge of St. Andrew's.
The proprietor of the Ballard House, Rich
mond, is putting in an elevator to hoist his
guest to any fl >or of the building.
Bobert G. Bickle, e:q., has been chosen as
the successor of the late N. K. Trout, as May
or of Staunton.
The great race horse aud noted sire Planet
died on Friday last at the Woodburn stud farm,
near Lexington, Ky.
Burglars broke opeu the sate in one of the
ticket offices at the depot in Springfield, Mass.,
'iuesday night, and robbed it of $4,000.
m;%vs of the day.
" To show the very age and body of the T*imes."
In St. Louis, yesterday, Mrs. Mike Walsh
and Mrs. Tom Moran, wives of two laboring
men, quarreled, and Mrs. Moran had her head
cut and bruised. Lust night alter the men came
home the quarrel was taken up by them, aud
Moran stabbed Walsh io the neck and left side,
killiug-hiui almost instantly. Moran is not yet
Benton, the Washington safe burglar, is said
to be willing to turn State's evidence io the
event of a new trial, provided he is protected
from prosecution. The whereabouts of Miles,
Benton and Nettleship are known to the Dis
trict Attorney, and it is thought they will
be brought io Washington in a few days for
The trial of the Georgia insurrectionists came
to an eud yesterday by the acquittal of Jack
Hicks. Judge Johnson charged the jury that
the evideuce adduced was not sufficient to con
vict, aud after half an hour's abseuce they re
turned a verdict of not guilty, after which all
the other prisoners were discharged aud the
In Gowanda, Chattaraugu9 county, N. Y ,
yesterday, Chas. Blockney, an attorney, was
met on the street by Lewis Darby, who drew a
pistol and fired at him, killiug him-iustautly.
The murderer then fbd to the woods and com
mitted suicide by cutting bis throat. No motive
is giveu lor the deed.
A tramp approached a farm house near Ba
tavia, N. Y., Tuesday, called for food, and
when the biredgirl refused his demand, he shot
her in the left arm, and attempted to fire a
second time, but the girl got out of the way.
The Sheriff, with about fifty deputies, are io
Forest fires arc raging in the neighborhood
ol Massena, New York, and have swept over
a tract of country one mile wide by five miles
in leogth. The flames have run through the
swamps and fields of standing grain,and in mauy
cases farmers have been compelled to abandon
The trial of Westervelt, charged with com
plicity in the abduction of the child, Charlie
lloss, was continued at Philadelphia yesterday.
Additional evidence was givep tending to show
Westervelt'8 intimate couoeciiou with the ab
ductors of the child.
A report has reached New York that the
fugitive murderer, Wm. J. Sharkey, has been
banished from Cuba, aud that he had been put
ou board a Spanish steamer, the captain oi
which received strict injunctions to land him in
The reported loss of life by the explosion in
a celluloid factory in Newark on Wednesday
evt.-niug was greatly exaggerated. Ouly one man
was killed, aud one other is missing, supposed
to havebeeu burned to death. All those injured
The Farmers and Mechanics' Conference
which met at St. L mis, yesterday, had a very
inharmonious sjssioo, the Eastern delegates
finally withdrawing. Ouly thirty-eight delegates
out of two huudred who had sigued the call were
John Green, who had been discharged in
Washington on a charge of personating fraud
ulently John W. Edes, of Georgetown, was
rearrested in Baltimore, yesterday, ou the same
Patrick Doyle, while intoxicated, threw bis
wife, Mary, from a window of their residence
in Broklyn, N. Y., yesterday, causing probably
While the steamship Nova Scotiao was com
ing up the Bay to Baltimoro, yesterday, a child
aged three years, crawled through the netting
and falling overboard was drowned.
To day being the anniversary of the battle of
Lake Erie, Gov. Lippitt, of Rhode Island, has
ordered salutes of one bundled guus to be fired
at Providence and Newport.
Three fatal railway accidents occurred on the
Chicago and Northwestern Railway, Wednes
day night, all caused by the severe rainstorms
that prevailed io the VVest.
The offer of the Pennsylvania Railway Com
pany to run a fast mail train from New York to
the South and West has been accepted by the
Gen. F. E. Spinner announces his acceptance
of the Republican nomination for Comptroller
of New York.
Virgil D. Stockbridgc, of Maine, has been
appointed Kxaminer-in-Chief in the Patent
None of the Directors of the Bank of Cali
fornia were present at the meeting beldin mem
ory of Ralston.
A Milwaukee lumbering firm has suspended
with liabilities of $050,000
The sub-Treasurer at New York, yesterday,
sold half a million of trold at 115 40.
| Reported for tiie Alexandria Gazette ]
Columbia School, in Arlington, Mr. J. II.
Barnhouse, teacher, commenced Monday, with
an attendaoce of about thirty scholars. Mr. B.
has the reputation of being an able instructor,
aud it is to be hoped the year of 1875-'6, will
be a brighter one in the annal9 of Columbia
There is much sickness in the county at pres
ent. A week ago Mr. Pniiip Wreno, oneot our
most worthy citizens, died, after a vory short
illness, of typhoid fever. Mr. Harvey E li*,who
lately purchased a farm iu Arlington, is sick
with the same fever, and not expected to live.
The Republicans of the various Districts meet
Monday evening, the 13th inst., to elect dele
gates to the Nomiuatiug Convention that meets
in Alu-xuDdria on the 15th iust. to Dominate
candidates to the House of Delegutes. As to
whom will be nominated, it is conceeded that
1. C. O'Neal will be renominated, but as to
who the other will be time must tell.
A gentlemen living in the county, long ago,
had a fine buggy blanket stolen; the other day
an idle wind discovered it to him, on the per
son of a colored woman, converted into a gar
ment of underware, but he, being exceeding
modest, did not make a reprisal.
Rev. Mr. Phelps preached in Arlington last
Sunday, in his usual sinner squelching mauner,
to a church crowded.
The Canal Company will soon build a new
bridge and the Arlington Turnpike Company
don't object, for it is neeedeil.
Littell's Living Age.?The numbers of
The Living Age for September 4th aud 11th
contain Memoirs of Count de Segur, and The
First Stewart in Kneland, from the Quarterly
Review; Nan; a Summer Scene, from Black
wood; The Mediterranean of Japan, and Prof.
Cairnes, from the Fortnightly Rvview; Thomas
Kllwood, from Leisure Hour; Hans Christian
Andersen, from the Spectator; with instalments
of "German Home Life." ''Fated to be Free,"
aud "The .Dilemma," and the usual choice
poetry and miscellany.
A new volurao began July 1st. With fifty
two numbers, of sixty-four large pa<?es each, (ag
gregating over 3000 pages a year) the subscrip
tion price ($S) is low; or still better, for $10.50
any one of the American $4 monthlies or week
lies is sent with The Living Age for a year,
both post-paid. Littell &, Gay, Boston, Pub
Washington Produce Fxcliaiiuc.
At a tucetiug of tlie Washiugtou Produce
Exchange, yesterday, Mr. Duiruw moved lo
reconsider the vote of* the Exchange at the last
meeting by which the Weuger braod ol fl^ur
was inserted ia the Price Curreut, and upon
its passage also moved that the same be stricken
troin the list.
Mr. Ream spoke in opposition to the motion,
and asked Mr. Dutruw what was his object in
having it expunged.
Mr. Duiruw uffered as his reason that he did
not think it was right to advertise any particu
lar brand of flour in the Price Current.
Mr. Ream, the ayent lor the fluur, said that
it was not bis object to advertise it, but be
doubted the right ol the .Exchange to rucousidi r
action on such an impurtaut question without
due notiee as is constitutional }' provided.
1 he Chair decided that the consideration of
the question was in order, and ou the putting
'?>f the question it was voted that the Weuger
be sirickeu from the list.
Mr. R am moved to reconsider the vote by
winch thu Weuger was expunged from the
Pnee Current, (which motion was not second
ed,) aud asked the three gentlemen who voted
in the affirmative to give their reasons for so
doing, and he wou'd toke their arguments as a
basis upon which to reply.
Mr. Spindle theu moved to reconsider the
vote by which the brand had beeu expunged,
which was agreed to.
Mr. Spindle said ho would give other reasons
for voting in the affirmative than merely to re
capitulate what had beeu said by Mr. Dutrow.
The Exchange might well quote Welch's
aud other brands as the Wenger.
Mr. Ream asked how 11 affected Mr. Spin
Mr. Spindle did not recognize the right of
Mr. Ream, or that of uny gentleman, to de
mand the reasons for voting in the affirmative.
Mr. Weoger would uot waut it quoted, for it
wuuld put up the price ol wheat iu Rocking
Mr. Ream said that io an Exchange all ques
tions were expected to be discussed freely trom
a business standpoint, aud that the inquiry was
made for the purpose ol bringing out the fullest
expression, aud it was uot a case io which a
inau was called to accouut iu a persoual mat
ter. l'he lallacy of the gentleman's statement
in regard to affecting the price ol" wheat in
Rockingham county lie* in this?that there are
one hundred or more millers iu the county,
who say to the farmers, "We will pay you so
much for wheat," and then does Mr. Weuger
cliu-io aud say. "1 will give 5al0c more for
the choice,' leaviun the general market price
to be fixed by a majority uf the millers, aud
not by Mr. Weoger. Therefore Mr. Spindle's
objection on those grounds was uot valid, aud
his patronizing argument was not appreciated.
On the contrary, it was uot only an advant
age and a justice to Weuger to have the quota
tion stated, but it was also a benefit to those
parties who have claimed that they have equal
ly as good a brand. 1 he difference in the price
of wheat in Roekinghaui county was wholly at
tributable to the quality of the grain, for which
no member of the Exchange could be held re
sponsible. W as this Exchange organized to
bow to the fancies of the people in the country,
or to makj the fair and legitimate quotations
to this market ?
Mr. Saum said he hud a fl ;ur equal to any in
the District of Columbia, aud, if questioned as
to it.s being as good as the Weoger, he would
answer that it was uot only equal, but superior,
aud soid lower, lie had no argument to offer
against presuut rates, but they were allowing
(by specifying the \\ euger) a privilege to one
manufacturer which they were not granting to
others. If any gentleman wanted to advertise
his flour, let hiui carry the business to the paid
columns of the uewspapers, where it belongs.
Mr. Ream explained that Wcnger could loi
come under standard family brands, as it was
an $8 50 flour without range, while standard
families were $i.60a7.75. It demanded a se
parate place in the report, unless "standards"
were raised to $8 00. Lie inquired it it was
the intention of the Exchange to attempt to
damage him by expuutjiun it from the report.
Mr; Saum said not iu the least; that was not
his idea of the correct way of doing business.
It was only his desire to speci'fy oo particular
manufacturer; Mr. W euger knew that.
Mr. Spindle also declaimed any intention
whatever of damaging Mr. Ream or Mr. Weo
ger. lie had accepted too mauy hospitalities
of the former to attempt anything of that kind.
But when he made the motion to reconsider he
did it with the iutootion that the whole ques
tion was to be disposed of summarily, as be
had a private engagement.
Mr. Ream williugly exeuscd Mr. Spindle oo
the plea ol a personal engagement, but could
not submit to being summiriiy sacrificed. He
stood there as the agent of Mr. Weoger in de
fense of his interests, aod at this juncture "de
maoded" of the Exehauge for the first time to
do the market justice as coostitutioually pro
Mr. Saum said it was advertised in a news
paper and appeared in its commercial reports,
for which Mr. Ream, aud no one else, received
the benefit, and that was sufficient.
Mr. R am saiu it was the custom of com
mercial editors aud exchanges to specify, once
a week or ofieuer, the principal brands of fl >ur
in the market, but he had never known of an
instance of payment beiug made for their ap
pearance iu the reports, ft was never consid
ered or treated as paid matter by exchanges or
those reportiog for newspapers.
Mr. Saum claimed that Mr. Ream was no
longer entitled to the fl.?nr by the clause which
prevented auy gentleman's speaking more thao
once oo oue subject except by cousent.
The Chair decided that the point was well
Hie main question on expunging the Weu
ger from the report was theu called, and by a
vote ol four to two it was dropped from a place
oo the Price Current
A motion was iiero made to adjourn.
Mr. Ream hoped the Exehauge would not
adjourn for a few moments, as he had a paper
While Mr. Ream was prepariog his paper,
(understood to be his withdrawal from the Ex
change,) the motiou to adjourn was renewed,
put to a vote by the chair, aud declared car
ried, aud the Exchange adjourned.
Flow the Nortii Carolina Convention
was Olio an i zed. ?The Morth Carolina Con
stitutional Couveutiou baliotted tbirteeo times
for a president without effecting an election,
the vote being within one of a tie between Dr.
Riusotn, democrat, and Judge Doekery, re
publican, while one scattering vote, cast by au
independent, made a perfect dead-lock. When
the fourteenth baliqt was callcd lor Dr. Ran
som arose and said:
"This balloting has gone on lone: enough. I
have not smiiht this position; I d; not desire
?; 1 have ca<t my vote twice to defeat myself;
i ut the people seem to desire that this convc.*
uou shall be organ.z.'d. I have made every ef
fort to effest a compromise; failing in this, I
now cast my vote, let the consequences be what
thi:y wiil, tor Eiward Ransom, of Tyreil coun
iy, as president of this convention."
The ballot was announced - Ransoo 6U, D >ck
cry 5S, Durham 1, so the dead-lock was ended
by Dr. Ransom voting for himself, Dockery
voting for Durham.
Death fhom an Opiate.?In Richmond,
Va., ou Mondiy evening, Miss Bettie Tinsley,
an estimable lady and sister of Mr. J. B. Tins
ley, manaecr of Jordan Alum Springs,died sud
deuly from an overdose of opium administered
by herself. She had for a long time suffered
from physical ailm-jnts requiring the use of
opiates, and on Monday evouiuir, in attempting
to dose herself, soon after the physician had
left her. accidentally took so much that all ef
forts to revive her were unsuccessful.
Falrfnx Primary Election.
The following is the official vote oast at the
primary election held io thiscouuty on the 7th
nstant to Dominate a candidate of the Conser
vative party tor the next House of Delegates.
? ! C
ja ! a ! ja
Si ~ JSC
s! ! ?
Court House j 23
Vienna : 9
Langley 1 20
Thornton's 1 12
Springvale i 10
3 ' S ' Ph
18 13; 28
li l| 25
C 71 1
8 ! 1
9 ! 2
7, 4 0
26 , 1
7 4, 1
1 0 !
8 1 2
0 21 1
0 lj 11
133 36 99
I therefore declare R. H. Cockerille the du y
elected candidate of the Conservative party for
the Houso of Delegates at the ensuing election,
ho having received the highest number of votes.
Tuos. Moork, County Supt.
lo the editor of the Alexandria Gazette :
A paragraph iu the Gazette, ot yesterday,
tells us that ex President James Mouroa lies
buried in a grave yard at Leesburg 1 Col. James
Mouroe died iu the city of New York at the
resideuce of his son in-law, Gouvcrneur Mor
ris?was buried in that city. A few years sub
sequent to his death, his body was disinterred,
and brought to the city of Richmond, under
the escort of the 7th regimeut of New York
city, and re-buried with great pomp and cere
mouy?Gov. Wise delivering the panegyric?io
Hollywood Cemetery, the Slate erecting a mag
uiticent. mausoleum over his remains. His body
now lies in the southwest portion of that "love
ly city of the dead.'"
And now, Irom ''the sublime to to the ridicu
lous A few days ago a paragraph copied
from a New York paper, appeared in the Ga
zette, in which it was stated that "John A.
Seaton enj >yed the confidence of his tellow
citiz :us of Alexandria to such an extent, that
wheo ho was elected to the Board of Aldermen,
he was appoiuted by the votes of his lellows as
chairman of the Finance Committee," &c. !
Well, to our esteemed Herculean African friend
this will indeed be new.-. John was an humble,
good citiz iu his sphere, aud was perhaps, in
common with many of his race who "were na
tives and to the manner born," and who con
ducted i hemselves with propriety during "limes
that tried men's suuls," thought well of by
his Caucasian friends?but he owed hiselection
to the Hoard of Aider men entirely to the fact
that in his ward Ethiopia was largely the pre
ponderatiug element and class, ^o much for
the truth of history ! 11.
Alfred Wright, better known in this com
munity us "Gilmore'e Alfred," died io this
town on Friday uight last, in about the 70th
year of his age. "U icle Alfred," was for
many years a preacher io the Old iSchool Bap
tist Church, and if those to whom he broke
the bread of life in his plain, simple minded,
unpretendiug way, will hut profit by the exam
ple he has left them of holy living, well will it
be with them. Quiet, respcciful and polite iD
his daily walk auu conversation, he was univer
sally respected, as well by the whites, as those
of his own race and he died in the enjoyment
of the fullest coufidenccaod respect ot a!l who
On Sunday lie was buried by the colored
beuevoleut society, of which organization he
was a member, aud his luuera! was one of the
largest, for one of his color, that we have ever
seen in this low n.?Loudoun Mirror.
Sunday School Convention.?A call has
been issued by the "Sunday School of All De
nominations of the City of Richmond," for a
graod Suuday School Convention of all denomi
nations, to bo hold iu R clunond, beginning the
6th day of October next. Every Suuday School,
ot every Evangelical denomination, is authoriz
ed and requested to seod oue delegate. All
ministers of the Gospel of every denomination
are ex officio members of the Convention. The
committee of arrangements request that these
delegates be elected at once, and their names
sent to Charted P. Rady, Secretary, Richmond,
Advance in tiie Price of Sumac.?Owing
to the protracted raius of July and August,
much of the ?tirly gathering of Sumac could
not be cured, aud parties were unable even to
gather on account of the raius aud the want of
sun to dry. The result is that the crop this
year will fall greatly below that ot some years
past. The scarcity has already caused an advance
iu the Richmond market, trom oue dollar to oue
dollar and twenty five cents per hundred pounds.
?FreJericJisb ury Hmild.
Gen. Joseph E. Johnston.?The Atlanta
(Ga.) Herald states, ou what it regards as re
liable authority, that Gen. Joseph E. Johnston
has received and accepted the appointment
from the Khedive of Egypt of commander in
chief of the Egyptian armv. It further says
that Gen. Johuston is to get $100,000 to pre
pare himself an outfit, aud is to receive the
sum of $25,000 annually for having supreme
coutrol of the aruiy of the Khedive of Egyyt.
Northern Visitors.?The Mayor of Rich
mond, Va., has received a notification that an
excursion party of about two hundred ladies
and gentlemen from Bridgeport, Conn., is now
en route to that city. The party will visit
Fortress Monroe, Norfolk, Petersburg. Rich
mond. Yorktowo, Fredericksburg, Mt. Vernon
PLEASANT ROOMS, "WITH BOARD.
Tonus modorato. 100 Duke st se 10-2w
Fifty bbls rbfinbd sugars for
sale very low by
G. WM. RAMSAY,
sep 10 Corner King and St. Asaph streets.
CI REEN GINGER, Pure Spices and Pure
X Cidor Vinegar for sale by
^ G. WM. RAMSAY,
sep 10 Cornor King and St. Asaph streets.
^JLOTHS AND CASS I.VI EKES.
We have just received a large assortment of
PLAIN AND FANCY CASSl MERES,
CLOTHS AMI) SUITINGS
Foreign and Domestic.
We invito thuse in want of Clothing of any
kind to exumine our stock. We can make up
suits at short notice, and guarantee a tit.
Our prices are reasonable.
sepO D. F. WITMERCO._
100 bbls. Family Roe Herring.
50 bbls. No. I Herring.
25 half bbls Family Hoe Heriing ; and
25 kits of Spiced Shad Rue.
In store and for sale at market rati'S by
W. A. JOHNSON,
sep6 cor. Pitt and Oueen streets.
FULTZ, LANCASTER and WniTE, of
choice quality, for sale by
GEO. Y. WORT KINGTON,
sep9-lm Pioneer Mills.
Porto Rico, Demarara, A and B Crushed,
Granulated, Pulverized, and other Retiaed
ifugirs, for sale by W. A. JOHNSON,
sep8 44, cor. Pitt and Queen sts.
EW CUCUMBER PICKLE^juit received
by [sep 9] J. C. & E. MILBURN.
MONETARY AND * OMWEHC UL
In business circles, outside of the grain trade,
thero is nothing special of interest to note, und
the stagnation which has existed for so long still
holds sway. Money matters are about as last
quoted, and while there is no pressing demand
the market is by means "easy." In .New York
the market shows no change, call loans being 2a
24 per cent, and the most common quotations
for good mercantile paper being 5i6 per ct In
State securities there is but little doing. Snlos
yesterday of $10u0 Virginia consols at 64?;
S1000 do. at 64i, and $10,000 do. at 644 Rail
road securities are dull, and we hoar of no sales
of locals, and quote :
Orange, Alexa & Man., 7s.. . ^77'
Orange & Alexa. 83, 3d -3
Orange & Alexa. bs, 4th 57 6b
Alexandria .Market, September IO.
if LOUR, Fine 4 50 @ 475
family ? m
WIIEAT, cummon'tofeiv:::: J ft I ? g
Good to prime 1 25 (a) I 30
Choice 1 a? ,
wkn. % J3.$
U77 M 0 78
Yellow U 78 @ 0 79
0 A f*" u CO (y u bO
(."Hickens;;;;;;;;; jiS S !Jf'!
BUTTER, prime ZZZZ 0 20 (a) 0 23
ffp,y.?IT,on t0 middling U 15 (a> 0 20
TRI^H PiVi' a wi'rjo U 17 (u) 0 18
TIMOTHY S Jffn 1'? ? u8u
BACONI H bJlED 3 00 ($ 3 -SO
' Hams'country 0 12 (a) u 13
J ,estorn 0 16 g 0 17
ri 0 i4j @ 015
1 A o |A 8 0 11 @ 0 114
PI VSTRH A 0 10 ? ? iGi
X ? .ground, per ton. 7 5U O UU
Ground, in bags or bbls... 9 50 (u) U 0J
Ground, in bags, ret'd.... b 50 (a 0 00
0 A 3 25 (g 3 75
3A.LI, b. A. (Liverpool) 1 15 (? 1 25
?ino 2 05 (a) 2 15
wnoTk'3l3lft^ 0 00 ? 040
WOOL unwashed 0 30 (g> 0 33
o,TxtAflf,hed 0 42 <u) 0 45
S b jI AC 1 00 (u> 0 00
Rkmarks. h lour is dull and drooping ; re
ceipts are light, and prices have suffered a de
cline of 25c on all grades. The receipts of
Wheat are large, the market is dull and prices
are fully 5c lower; offerings of 7111 bushels,
with sales ol white at 100 for inferior, and 120
for fair, and red at 71 and 90 for damaged, 112
for ordinary, 120, 122, 125. 130, 133 and 135, lat
ter for choice. We have 110 change to note in
Corn ; there is a moderate demand at yesterday's
quotations; ..fforings of 1434 bushels, with sales
of mixed at 7( &nd 78, and yellow at 78. Rye is
quiet and unchanged ; sales at 80. Oats are dull
ar.d declining; offerings of L24 bushels, with
sales at 41), 43, 45 and 46. The total offerings of
Grain on'Change for the week ending to-day
were: Wheat 25,140, Coru 6191, Oats 3012, and
Rye 501 bushels. Butter is more plentiful, and
the market is dtfll except for choice lots. ICggs
are scarce and in demand. Poultry is dull.
Bacon is very firm, with a strong tendency of
prices upward. Timothy So.-d is m brisk de
mand. Salt and Plaster are unchanged.
Alexandria Cattlk Makkkt, Sept. 10
The arrivals of Beef Cattlo this week were about
equal to those of tho weak previous, and pricos
showed very littlo change; sales at 34a6c per lb
for poor to fair, no strictly prime being on the
market. Calves in fair supply and selling at 5a
7c per lb. Thoie was a good supply ot Sheep
and Lambs, tho former selling al 4>.54c per lb,
and tho lattor at 2 50a5>4 50 per head. Hogs are
quiet, with snles at 10a$ll. There were but few
Cows and Calvos offered, and sold at 25a$50.
Nkw Yokk Cattlk Makkkt, Sort. 9 1S75
Bneves?Receipts 1900 head. Poor to prime
native Steers ranged from 9 to 13c, dressed ?
ordinary to fair Texas and Cherokee Cattlo
lrom b to 9c. Neither drovers nor butchers
boast of largo profits in the business, aud tho
condition ol the trade is by no means satisfacto
ry. 1 ho finest Cattle now come from Kentucky
and the worst natives from Missouri and Color
rh? fore,8V Cftttle are free from any
marks of disease, but are mainly through Tex
ans direct from the plains, and desirable
Sheep and Lambs-Receipts 3321 head, more
than one halt Lambs. The demand wa? strong
for good stock, and tho nurket was moderately
active at Iu:ly sustained prices. Poor to extra
Sheep ranged from 44aOJc per lb, and common
to prime Lambs from 6*8c per lb
Hogs?Rtceipts 4080 head, all consigned di
roct to s aughterers. Nothing doing in live
Hogs for lack of offerings, but a fail enquiry,
nnd dealers give the nominal quotations at bia
bic per lb, alive, for lair corn fed. Dressed
Hogs closod dull and weak at lO^lOgo por lb
Chicago Cattle Market, Sept. 0.?Cattle
?receipts '2800; market fairly active under a
acarcur supply; extra Steers G40a$u75; coal
men to good 3a$5 50; Texans 2 75a$3 to; choice
sold at so; shipments %'J. Hogs?receipts 5000;
market weak; sales mostly at 7a$7 5j; lighi.
7 25a$7 60 ; heavy 7 50a$7 00; Philadelphia 8 50
a$9; shipments 4000 Sheep?receipt? 500; mar
ket active and easier; sales of inferior to com
mon at 3a$3 25 ; medium to choice 4.-i$4 75.
Georgetown Cattlk Market, Sept. 9.?
The oilorings of Beef Cattle this woek reached
350. of which 328 were sold at prices ranging
from snljic per lb. There were 13( 0 Sheep ana
Lambs olFered, 1000 of which were sold at 3af>c
per lb for Sheep, and 3n$4 75 per hoau tor
Lambs. A few Cows and Calves were sold
Cincinnati Hog Makkkt, Sept. 9, 1875.?
Hogs dull; qua'ity of receipts poor;, sales of
stockers at 0 10ti$u 50; 1 ixlit shippers ~n$~ 50;
giod li(?ht and butchera 7 75*^8 80; receipts
2700; shipments 700
Baltimore Sugar and Cokkkk Market.?
The market for Sugars is more active, and may
be quoted firm with a good inquiry. we notu
the sale of 30 hhds Porto Kico grocery at b$.\
wo quote hp follows: Cub*, fair to good groce
ry grades, 8ia8ic; Porto Kico, fair to grocery,
bi 8ic; vacuum pan Demerara bialOc; New
orleans grocery grades, none.
The market for Coffee is quiet but steady.
The only sales reported to-day were several in
voices, amounting to 0017 baps, just arrived, ht
prive terms. The stock now here in first hands
is 11,909 bags. We qurti jobbing lots, lair or
dinary to choice, at 18ia2ljc, gold.
Richmond Makkkt, Soot. 9?The offerings
of Wheat are fair, but much is damp and in bad
condition ; sales of white at 90al45 for poor to
prime', and red at 115al45 for like quality. Corn
in light ruccipt, with sales at 75 for white and
mixed. Sale of Oats at 43, 45 and 50.
Lynchburg Makkkt, Sept. 9?Wheat is
coming in slowly and eolls readily at 135a 140 lor
fair to prime. Corn is in fair receipt, and prices
drooping; small sales at 7 >a72 for white, and 07
aG8 for mixed. Oats dull at 35a40. Kye is in
fair demand at 80a85.
Fredericksburg Market. Sept. 9.?The
market is fairly active, with moderate offerings.
Wheat 100?14-3 for poor to priaie; Corn 8<Ja82 ;
Kye 80*90, and Oats 50a5i.
I'ORT OF Jit,SEPT. 10.
Sun rose 5 37 | Moon sets 0 4
Sun sets .0 15 j High water l> ik.
Steamer Jane Moseley, Norfolk, to p A
Keed. She reports passing no coasters in the
river bound up.
Schr Norman, Windsor, N. S., to wm A
Schr Marion Draper, Washington, to Ameri
can Coal Co.
Schrs Dead Shot, Norfolk, Enoch Moore,
New York, arid ller;chel and e DoHart, lor
Steamer Jane Moseley, Norfolk, by F A
Steamer Express, Baltimore, by Jos Broders
& Co. *
Schr A J Bi-nt'loy, Groton, by American (,'oal
Schrs [, A K- s*, J L Pharo am! E LSmtb
Schr C P Kindberg, hence, Rt Norwich 7>
Schr Freddie L P"ri?r, hence, at Boston
Sehr .1 M Oarter, hence t Boston 7th.
Schr Paul & Thompson, from Washington,
arrived here to-day Lo go on the ways at the
shipyard; schr L'zze, from New York will
also go on the ways to-day, and the steamer
Lady of the Lake will be hauled up to-morrow,
if the ways be clear by that time.
C.1.W1 L < YAH.77 E H ( E.
Arrived?Boats J li PerceU and I M Boy.>r,
to Hampshire and Baltimore Coal Co; David
Stewart and S Lloyd, to American Cod Co;
Lizzie & Phillie and General Grant, to Wm A
Smoot; Mohawk, to Consolidation Coal Cc.
Dei arted?Boats Krchabites. Five Brother?,
D Stewart, 6 Lloyd and Mohawk, for Cumber
In Frcdm ksburg, at the residence of the
bride's mother, on Thursday, Sept 9, 1.^75, by
Rev. T. S. Dunaway, Mr. ADOLPHUS .).
KAHM, of Richmond, Va., to Miss LOUISA
B ALEXANDER, of Fredericksburg, Va.
On Wednesdny morning, Sept. 8, in Peters
burg, Va., at the residence of her brother, S. 11
Thorburn, esq , by K. v Dr. Gibson, THOM AS
HUGHES, esq., of Baltimore, Md., to Miss
HELEN ROBERTA THORBURN, daughter
of Comm. R. D. Thotburn, lormerly of Freder
At his father's residence, Middleburg, Lou
doun co , Va, August i'3, 1875, CARL, only
son of Charles A. and Olive P. Smith, aged 'J
months and 23 days.
This bright and interesting little boy possess
ed more than ordinary qualities for on.- ?,>
young. Deprived, when only a few weeks ou!,
of the tender care of a young and lovely mother,
he was the obi' ct of the deepest solicitude and
care. His presence was like a sunbeam to
hearts saddened by recent affliction, and while
our loss is heavy, we know that the sins, trinl
and temptations of oarth can reach him never
Return, my son, unio thy rest;
From God no longer roam ;
His hand hath bounii ully blest;
His goodness call? theo home.
Unveil thy b som, faithful tomb;
Take this little treasure to thy trust;
And gi\e these sacr. d relics room
To slumber in the silent dust.
Nor pain, nor grief, nor anxious (ear
Invade thy bounds; no mortal woes
Can reach the peaceful sleeper here,
Vv bile angel? watch the soft repose.
At Earlington, Ky , on the 1th of September,
in the 21st year o( his age, WM. TAYLOR
CRUTOHFiELD, youngest son of the lale
Maj. Stap. Crutohlield, of Spotsylvania county.
At the residence of his mother, in Frodnrh ks
burg, on Monday morning, August 30'.h, liv>,
alter a protracted illness, which he bore with
Christian patience and resignation, WM. 1\
CALDWELL, oldest -on vf the late John S.
Caldwell, ol Fredericksburg.
^JADET CLOTH! CADBT CLOTH !
We have just received and can furnish suit-; ol
the above goods very cheap, at the shorie-t no
tice, and guarantee a good lit. aug
XT EW GOODS.
1 have received another lot of
Superior Black Grenadines,
White Linen L vvns for dresses,
Sun Umbrellas and Parasols for ladies,
Gents' Superior HIk Umbrellas.
Also a lot of extra quality Straw Mutting and
Od Cloths, and Cocoa Matting for halls,
jy 17 __ J.M.STEWART.
PARASOLS AND SUN UMBRELLAS.
?June '28th, 187V
Another invoice of those choice goods just re
ceived from the manufactntcr.
i). F. BRASH EAR,
je428 KM King street, Alexandria, Va.
Bargains in summer an d spring
We are soiling Pink, Blue and other Colored
Grenadines at 1-J and iOijc, worth 2o, 37i and
OUe per yard. W?i are clo-ing out our Lawns
and Organdies at 12i and worth 2-r> aid :;7ie
per yard; also beautiful yard-wide Percales
and Batiste Suitings at l'24c per yard. We offer
these inducements to make room for a lar<<
stock of Fall and Winter Dry Goods, Notion?,
Hosiery, &c. ? D. F BR ASH E A K,
H. B. Hoomks. No. 10.1 King street,
aug 13 Alexandria, Va.
T PKE'l zfeli.'er & BEN DHEIM'S.
Beautiful patterns of hamburg N ET for
overskirts, with LACES to match.
New stylos of FRENCH, CORDED nr..!
Also a beautiful line of LAWNS at 12J ets.
per yard. jo 18
PRETZFELDER & ben dheim'S.
Latest stylesr heavy twilled Silk, in shad * ?>f
Blue, Brown and Black, witu Pearl anil Ivory
Handles. mv ft
EW GOOD.-?wo are in daily receipt*'!
new goods, keeping our stock well as-Ti
ed. \V e invito pur-haters, either at wholesale
or ret*? il, to inspect our goods before purchnmng.
jy 10 p. F. w1tm ek CO.
reduced PRICES ON DKESS GOODS.
Wo have just returned from Now York with
a full line of the lat?st stvles of
DRESS GOODS AT RED i] CRD PRICES.
We cannot give any idea by name- of the
goods, hut would cordially invito au examina
tion of then).
G llen A DIN ES, in Pl.;ids and Stripos, Plain
Black and in Color*.
Also gen APIN ES in the same.
PLAID lin en ft U IT in GS, something new.
Our stock is large and our price? are low.
my 13 O. F. witmer C<>.
fta PIECES RIBBON, in Blue, pink and
ov Cherry, at 1worth wc, at
ferguson a BRO'S.,
my 8 tki King street.
OIL CLOTHS and
ca r1' ETIN < ?>?
I have just received 4-4 Whit?- Mattings, some
of superior -juality. Also Checked Tahiti nr. i
Floor Oil Cloths, dotted for steps. Brusscl!
Stair Carpet and llall do. t-> match,
my 7 J. M. STEWART.
Turnip seeds i
We havo just roceved our lirst supply "!
landketli's FRESH AND GENUINE
of the following vnriuties, viz:
EARLY FLAT DUTCH.
purple top WHITE FLAT.
YELLOW RUTA bag A.
Also cl' cu M ber and spin ach : E k1 >S.
jy 17 E S. LE.VDBEATER & bk<>.
VTEW GOODS FOR AUGUST SALE.
jln Wednesday, August 18.
To Country Merchants?we have taken ad
vantage of a depressed Northern market an?j
purchased large lines of heavy staple
GOODS at down prices in anticipation o! an
active and healthy fall trade, and invito country
merchants and utheis to call or send their orders.
H. B. hoomks D. F. biiashear.
aug 18 109 King street, Alexandria, vh.
COLD, sparkling AND WELL
Pronounced by critics superior to any dri
ever offered to the public.
At W akfield & ha ll s,
jy 8 Prince and Fairfax streets. _
P~ BIME POTOMAC SHAD formate by
sep lJ J. C. &E. milblkn.
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