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V RI OA V .i V JBiN ix-. (.?, OCTOBER 16. The History of. Church Pews ?la the | i!"Hy *la\;>. -f th Angij-Suxoo ana some of tbe 1 N ruidTi churches, a stone beaoh runnin* ar iuud the interior of tbe churoh except the '?ust >ide, was the only sitting accommodation for its members and visitors. In 1319, the people are represented as .nittio/a: oo the ground or standing. A little later tho people iutro duced low, three lec*ced stools promiscuously n^-.r the church. Soon after tho Norman con quest wooden seats were introduced. In 1337 a decree was issued iq regard to the wrangling for seats, so common, that none should call any seat in church his own except noblemen and patrons, each enteric? and holding the one he first fjunl From 1530 to 1540 seats were more appropriate i; a cross oarguarded the en trance, hearing the initial letters of the owner. Lu 1608 sallericM were introduced. And as early as 1614 pew^ were arranged ro afford com fort hy being baiz :d or cushion;d, while the sides around were so high as to hide the occu pants. A. little boy of four years, standing in the moonlight by his sister aged six, said to her. "Is n't God a good man, Nelly, to give useuch a beautiful moon ?" "Oh, Freddy," said the sinter, in earnest remonstrance, "don't call God a mau, lor if ever there was a gentleman, Fro sure God is one I" Facts.?[Christian Union. _____^ A man who has travelled says it didn't take him long to find out that the brakomen own all the railreads and the clerks ail the hotels. An elm lately cut down in Darby, Ct., was 13$ feet in circumference, and contained 8 cords ot wood. Special Notice. Gents' Extra. Fuse Boots and Shoes. "We have just received a fresh supply of Gents extra fine, hand-sewed Boots and Shoes, and Slippers of every description, which we unhesi tatingly recommend to be the very best on sale in the city. W. B. WADDEY, oct 1 74 King street. Ladies9 JflxHes' and Children's Boots, Shoes and Slippers. We are this day receiving a fuli line of La dies', Misses' and Children's Boots, Shoe* and clippers, suitable for Fall and Winter, em bracing all of tho latest styles. We soiicit pu) chasers to call and examine for themselves, at they will be sold at low prices. oct 1 W. B. WADDEY, 74 King at. A. Fact That We Are Williug to JProve, That we can show a larger and better assorted stock of Boo'.s and Shoes, suited to the wants of tho people, ar.d that our prices are lower, con lidering the quality of the goods and workman slap, than any other house, in our line of gocfcU, in this section of tho country. W. J5. WADDE Y", oct 1 74 King street. r^UEY JllVf BE HOLD! I will close out SUMMER .CLOTHING AT HALF VALUE. GOOD CASSIMEKE $12 SUITS AT....$6 ALL-WOOL $14 SUITS AT 7 ALL-WOOL $1G SUITS AT O ALL-WOOL$20 SUITS AT 10 FINE ASSORTED $20 SUITS AT.., 10 FINE WORSTED $24 SUITS AT... 12 FINE $40 DRESS SUITS AT 20 &c., &c., &0. H. DEALHA.n, "The Fathionablc Clothier jy 2 89 R'^g street rjlHE EPIZOOTIC, I hereby inform the owners of horses in Alex andria and vicinity that 1 have for sale ut 60 eta. a bottle a RLMh-OY for the prevailing horse disease, which Las been tried with unvarying success in the stables of the express companies and livery stabieb of New York city. Also DIS INFECTANTS of various kinds, to be u?ed in stables for the prevention of the disease. SAMUEL H. LUNT, oc 13-1 w N.E. eor. King & Washington sts. E P H Y R WORSTEDS AND YARNS. Just opened the above goods, IN ALL COLORS, AT oct 11 ' C. C. BERRY'S. PARIS GREEiS, the popular article for the destruction of the potato bug. We have just received a large supply direct from the fac tory. For sale by _jQ 4 K UEADBEATER & BRO. CHOPPING AXES and AX HELVES, of J assorted quality ; a itirga lot just received at 8fc> King street, corner of Koyai. Wholesale and retail. oct 12 J. T. CREIG HTON & SON. _ CaUT JN AILS, Wrought Spikes, Horse Shoos, J Horse Nails, Bar Iron, Bellows, &c.; a largo supply on hand ; prices low, at 88 King stroot, corner of Royal street. oct 12 J. T. CREIGHTONjfe SON. XT'IRE-PROOF SAFE, Herring's; also FOUR JO STOKH COUNTERS, with or without marble slabs, for sale cheap by oct 7-1 w _ &SJL1JSAJJBEATER & BRO._ Ij^LOUR-?250 bbls Occoquan high grade Ex JP tra Flour for sale by jaug_13 WASHINGTON & BRO. CCHOICE UN CANVASSED SUGAR CUR J ED HAMS just received by oct 12 J. C. & E. MILBURN. Another supply of "new buck wheat received to-day by _oct 12 _ J. C._& E. MILBURN. _ CONDENSED MILK, Cocoa Shells and full weight Adamantine Candles received to day by [oct 12] J. 0. & E. MILBURN. English pickles for sale by" G. WM. RAMSAY, _s?p 11 Corner King and St. Asaph streets. Pineapple and edam cukese juet received by aug 30 GEO. MoBURNEY & SON._ GOOD BLACK TEA, with Green Tea " ' b by MILBURN. A Flavor, for salo at 60c per.ib by _jyl4 J. C. & E. M1J CANDY ORNAMENTED CAKES ; a nice assortment: try them. _aug 30 GEO. AlcBUliN E Y_& SON._ C^ADET CLOTH just received and for sale by J D. F. BRASHEAR, _ sep 18 109 King stroet, Alexandria. BE\UTIFUL SUGARS forlOandllc just received by sep 21 McBURNEY & SON. COLD WATER SOAP for sale by G. WM. RAMSAY, jy 24 Corner King cud_St Asaph streets OTARCH?30 boxes Durvea's, Kindsford'e O and EukoDbrecher's Starch ju>t received by aug 24 J. C. & E. MILBURN. NEW BUCKWHEAT FLOUR received this dty by J. C. & E. MILBURN, oct 4 19 north Royal st,. NEW SAL.UON and No. 1 Mackerel for sale by sep 21 _ GEO. McBURNEY Js SON. JU^T RECEIVED English and Scotch Ale and Brown Stcsit. nug 31 GEO. McBURNEY & SON._ PRESERVING SUGARS for sale low by aug 23 ? J.C.& E. MILBURN. PHOFf:SSIOJYJ1L ? Ji R ftS. A CARD.?Circumstances rendering it do sirable that I should locate in Baltimore, I kave transfer! ed my DENTAL PRACTICE in A-lexandria to DR. D. N RUST. He has been i ;or to many yeaTs associated with me as to need nu introduction or endorsement, his skill, ability ind reputation for honesty and high integrity being weil known. I cordially commend him to the favor of my friends and patients, as well worthy of the position to which he succeeds, and bespeak for him the practice with which, for sc long, I have been favored. JAM tfS B. HODGKIN. Alexandria, Va., mar 10-tf 0 OL. RICHARD L~ MAURY," A TTORNEY and CO UNSELLOR A T LA W, 1015 Main street. RICHMOND, VA. Special facilities for prompt collections throughout Virginia and West Virginia. Money invariably remitted on day of receipt. Refers to: Gov. J no. Letcher, (recent partner) Lexington, Va.; Gov. Jas. L. Kempor, Rich mand, Va.; Hon. R. M. T. Hunter; R. H. Maury & Co., Bankers; Messrs.^ Barring Bros. & Co., London, England; J. K. Gilliat & Co, London, England. Richmond, fob 19-ly FiJYJiJYC S.I ?>. W. D. COESE, (STOCK, EXC HANGE AND COLLEC TION BUOHEK, Will deal in Gold and Silver Coin, Stato, City and Railroad Securities. Will execute orders for any Stocks or Bonds on the Stock Boards of .New York or Baltimore on commission. Virginia Coupons, receivable for taxes, tor SaAgent for the MUTUAL LIFE INSUR ANCE CO., of New York. jy *2 gURKE & HERBERT, Dealers in GOLD, GOVERNMENT BONDS, LOCAL STOCKS, AND ALL FIRST-CLASS RAILROAD BONDS and othor good investment securi ticic Victtja fV\r calf* VIRGINIA COUPONS, receivable for taxes. ALEXANDRIA CORPORATION SIX PERCENT BONDS. Any information in regard to investments cheerfully given. my 21 ICE ItEALERS. ICE! ICE! ICE! A full supply of NORTHERN ICE, from the clearest of water, and of unusual PU RITY and SOLIDITY, constantly on hund. Persons desiring to secure their summer's supply of the article, ABSOLUTELY FREE FROM ALL IMPURITIES, and at REA SONABLE KATES, can do so by leaving their orders at my office, or by arrangement with my drivers. E. REED, ap 21 JANNEY'S WHARF. Received by kail this day. ~ bbls White Sugar; 20 bbls Yellow do.;' also Rio, Lugauyra and Old Government Java Coffee?; Syrups; Molasses; Pickles and Canned woods; a!so a choice lot of Sugar cured uncan vasseU Hams, Breakfast Pieces, bugar cured Shoulders and Sides. For s&lo cheap for cash by JOHNSON & SHERWOOD, sep 17 N. E. cor. Cameron and Royal sts. T u lJu ST FLOWER. GKEEN'SGREATDYSPEPTICPANACEA Cures Dyspepsia in all its forms, such as dis eases of the Stomach, Bowels, Kidneys, Bladder, Constipation, Bllliousness, Sour Stomach, Heart burn, Waterbrash, Sick Headache, and all the terrible diseases caused by Dyspepsia Just re ceived and lor sale bv sepl WAKFIELD & BALL. T^j- E W R E S S ^J. O O D S . Just opened by express this morning a lot of verv eleiegant " PLaID AND STRIPED BLACK GRENA1/INES, for over dresses. Also PLAIN ZENEPINES, &c. [my 13] J. M. STEWART. TRAVELLING BAGS. Just received our third supply of Travelling Bags and Satchels, all sizes, which we are offer ing at very low prices. FERGUSON & BRO., je 24 90 King street. S~ HOVELS, SPADES, FORKS, SCOUPS' TRACKS, RAKES, &c., FOR FARMERS, USE?We have on hand a large stock, which were bought at low figures, to which we invite special attention. Come and see at 88 King st., corner of Royal. mh 30 J. T. CREIGHTON & SON. ?ACON! BACON! ? Just received P. T. George & Co's brands oi Maryland and Lord Baltimore Hams, all sizes ; Reynold's & Ely's star brand; alBo small Sugar-cured Shoulders and Breakiast Pieces. W. A. JOHNSON, sep 4 Corner Pitt and Queen streets. NEW YORK ENAMELLED PAINT, al ways roudy for use; the best in the world, combining beauty, durability and economy, furnished in any quantity, from one gallon up wards. For sample card and prices address jy 2 B. F. PEAKE & CO., 187 King st. ORANGE BLOSSOM COLOGNE WATER. We have just prepared and bottled for bale a large supply of the above popular Perfume. In bottles of three sizes, at 25c, oOo and $1, respec tively. [jy 22] JANNEY&CO. W~H O L E S A L E DEALERS, ATTEN TION?Our stock of goods for country merdhants is now large and well assorted. An examination of it will, wo think, convince that our prices are right. ap 'J D. F1WITMER CO. Non-shrinking shaker flan nel. Ju?t received, "for early sales," a full line of the above desirable goods at very low prices. D. F. BKASHEAR, aug 27 No. 109 King St., Alexandria, Va. PRIME NEW NO. 1 MACKEREL, just received by G. WM. RAMSAY, augol Corner King and St. Asaph stree's t~ 1HEAP~SHIRT FRONTS?Another large / lot of those cheap all Linon Fronts from 163c up. [my 29] D. F. WITMER CO. FINE TOILET SOAPS?a full assortment just received. _aug31 GEO. McBURNEY & SON. 5 GROSS RUMFORD'S YEAST POW DER just received by sep 14 J^C. & E. MILBURN^ NEW PICKLES, just receivod by G. WM. RAMSAY, aug 31 Corner King and St. Asaph streets. B PURE CIDER VINEGAR for sale by J. C. & E. MILBUKN, aug 24 19 north Royal street. o LD FAIRFAX COUNTY VINEGAR is the best. For sale by _sep21 McBURNEY & SON. FLOUR?100 bbls Manck's high grade Extra Flour for sale by aug 14 WASHINGTON A BRO. IN SEASON?Green Ginger, White Mustaid Seed, Ground and Stick Cinnamon, receivtd by [sepl] DAVY & HARMON. SPLIT PEAS?new?for sale by G. WM. RAMSAY, oct 8 Cornor King and St. Asaph sts. FRESH OATMEAL, loose and in packages, just received by G. WM. RAMSA\, oct 8 Corner King and H. Asaph sty. VALENTINE'S PREPARATION OF M EAT JUICE just received aDd for sale by my 20 WAKFIELD & HALL. PRIME CHEESE received to-day by oct 12 J. C. & E. MILBURN. UOJIiJrfiSXIOSV JRJBHfJMJtJVTB. W. A. JOHNSON. J. K. 8HKRW00D. JOHNSON & SHERWOOD, GROCERS, LIQUOR, FEED, AN D COiiMiSlON MERCHANTS, N. E. Cornor Cameron and Royal streets, ALEXANDRIA, YA. We take pleasure in informing our friends and the public tnat we havo leaded the above st re, formerly occupied by llr, P. G. S^aine, and hope, by strict attention to business, to merit a share of their patronago. sepl-tf J. C. & E. Ml LB URN, Who'esttle and Retail GROCERS & COMMISSION MERCH'TS., No. 19 N. Royal St., cor. Market Space, Alexandria, Virginia. Orders and consignments solicited. They will receive careful and prompt attention. jy 2 M. LAWSON, R, GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANT, No. ti9 Cameron street, Alexandria, Virginia. Deals in Standard Fertilizers and Grass Seeds. Cash advances made on Grain in store. Con signments solicited. aug 3 R, B. LAWSON & CO., [Successors to R. M. Lawson,] GROCERS AND LIQUOR MERCHANTS, No. t>7 Cameron street, aug 3 _ ALEXANDRIA. YA rj^HOMAS PERRY, GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANT AND AQKNT FOR THE SALE OF FERTILIZERS, No. 17 King street, aug lti-tf ALEXANDRIA., VA. GKO. WASHINOTON. R. J. WASHINGTON. ASHING TON & BROTHER, COMMISSION MERCHANTS NO. 20 UNION STREET, ALEXANDRIA, YA. Consignments of Grain, Merchandise and all kinds, of Country Produce solicited. Special attention given to all business entrusted to them. Prompt returns made. ap 24 A. SMOOT, DEALER IN COAL, SALT AND PLASTER SM OCT'S WHARF, (Foot of Princess st.,) feb 21-tf Alexandria, Virginia. j^OOE & JOHNSTON, (Successors to Fowle & Co.,) NO. 2 PRINCE STREET. GENERAL COMMISSION AND SHIPPING MERC'TS. Dealers in all kinds of FERTILIZERS, SALT AND PLASTER Agents ot tne NEW YORK & BALTIMORE STEAMERS Also of the LIVERPOOL & LONDON & GLOBE IN SURANCE COMPANY. _feb 5?tf g HIN N & CO (Successors to Samuel Hartley,) GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS No. 13 Union street, Alexandria. Va. lp&~ Particular attention paid to the selling oi FLOUR, GRAIN and all kinds of COUNTRY PRODUCE, and filling all orders forGROCE RIES, GUANO, PLASTER, SEEDS, &c., &c., at the lowest market rates. flgf Agents for the sale of James S. Welch1! celebrated brands of FAMILY FLOUR. fp?r- Agents for the sale of the "ROUND TOT HYDRAULIC CEMENT." jan 6?tf^_ J. BRODERS. J. LANNON, J BRODERS & CO.. ? No. 11 King street, Alexandria, Va. GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS. Wholesale Dealers in GROCERIES, LIQUORS. PROVISIONS, SALT FISH, and PRODUCE. Also keep on hand a general assortment ol Cordage, Tar. Pitch Nails, Lime, Packing, Oils, Lamps and Ship ana Naval Stores. All orders and consignments promptly attend ed to, and goods forwarded without delay to con ignoes on arrival. Agents for Dupont's Gunpowder. XXX Ale and Porter always on hand. Agents for the Baltimore and Potomac Trans portation linb. mh 10?tf /jEORGE McBURNEY & SON, Dealers in CHOICE FAMILY AND FANCY GROCE RIES, WINES AND LIQUORS, ENGLISH and SCOTCH ALE and BROWN STOUT. Also, EASTERN and POTOMAC HERRING and MACKEREL. NOS. lfiti AND I7() KING STREET, (Washington Hall Building,) Alexandria, Va. Orders nromotlsr filled. mh 31-t.f 1 UM. UAJISA 1, WHOLESALE AND FAMILY GROCER, ? AND? TEA DEALER. S. E. COR. KINO AND ST. ASAPH STS., nov22-tf Alexandria, Va. J CjBTBMA'JBT FUUJYITUMUB. JAS. K. MUIR. JOHN A. MUIR. AMES ?. 91 I I 11 BKO., [Successors to Wm, H. Muir & Son,] Manufacturers of and, Dealers in FURNITURE, 141 and 143 KING STREET, ALEXANDRIA VA. A large and fine stock always on band, jy 81 JAMES H . D E V A U~G H nT Manufacturer and Dealer in FURNITURE, No. 130 King street, ALEXANDRIA, YA. LOOKING GLASSES, HAIR, COTTON TOP iND HUSK MATTRESSES, kept constantly on hand and m-de to order at reasonable prices. In ordor to secure prompt attention orders 3hould be addressed to JAMES H. DEVAUGHN, my 18?tf No. 130 King street STKI'HKN A. OBK EN. JAMKS E. GRKKN. Q.REEN & BROTHER S STEAM Furniture Works and Saw Mill ALEXANDRIA, VA. Having fitted up our factory with the lates ind most approved machinery, we are preparer! to furnish all kinds of HOUSE, OFFICE and SCHOOL FURNITURE at the very lowest rates; and are also prepared to do all kinds of SAWING and TURNING, MOULDING f LA.N1NG and CARVING in our line. Wanted, in exchange for the Furniture, Wal nut, Popular, OaK, Maple, Birch and Cedar Logs. je 8-tf Rims, hubs, stokes, & c. At 88 liing street. .Just received at 88 King street, on the corner >f Royal, a large supply of Rims of extra quali fy, both of Oak and Hickorv, made of Mary land timber, which are far superior to the West arn Rims in every particular, and prices nearly .he same. Also Eastern manufacture of Hubs, Spokes, *fcc. Call and see. jy 20 J. T. CKEIGHTON & SON. SMALL HAMS, of best quality, received this day by aug 13 J. C. & E. M1LBURN. ''K&A 1/ J\-o Titus. I/'IKGINIA: In the Clerk's offico of the ? Corporation Court of the city of Alexan dria, od the 28th day of September, 1875- Georee Kason Executor of Willis Henderson dec'f ?yV3' J?h11 T' Hend???. defendant In Memo: The object of this suit is to set ud & :ortain .ost note lor the sum ot' live hundred lollars, dated Ju y 22nd, 1866, and payable .welve months alter date, and to substitutea Wi to L S t i01 trHbt fi?T" John T- Hender son tc L. B. lay lor, dated December 10 1866 ifZTMerem convfyod totbe The defendant not having entered his appear ince and given security according to the act of Assembly, and the rules of this Court and it an pearing by affidavit tlmt he is not a resident of 3 ?t is ordered that said defendant anu^r lere within one month after due pubwPo^f .Ills order, and do what is necessary to protect his interest in this suit; and that a copy of this or ier be forthwith inserted in the Alexandria Ga zette a newspaper published in Che city of Al exandria, once a week for four successive weeks 5?th?s?StJHt a lront door ?f lhe Cuurt House 3i una city. A copy?tesf ? K-??, , ? . MOHTON11AKYE. Clerk. . Kent & Nealo, p. q. sep ( ^OMMISSION EK'S OFFICE, ob King dL, Aloaandria, Va In the Corporation Court^^^X, Mftrgaret Gallagher, who sues on behalf if hersell and other creditors of tho esiate of Rnl> ert Alexander, dee'd., vs. J. 13. Hodgkin ad mini, rator d. b. n. of Kobert AleSdi?' de \vrn* ' /.arues -Kobert Alexander Charles William Alexander, Clarence Lee Alexander -Betty Jackson Alexander, and Eveline Keid ter d^d'-'EsnlA?eldre(f ?f ^?bl!rL Alexan uer, uec 0., b. Alexander, widow of Kobnri. Alexander, dee'd., and Cecelia Virginia Bovd and Charles Boyd, her husband. [ 4hH?Cpfr?n,'1 iheu do?ree ot S?pt. term, 1875 ] thHt il n K adjudge, order and decree that this cause bo reierrod to K. ivemuer one ot the Commissioners of this Court, who after publish.ng the notice of the time and place oi taking the samo once a week lor Jour successive weeks in some newspaper published in Alexan < oTnts :y' tHk? and State the foll?wing ?c , ^ general accounts of the liabilities and ^ThoefUt0?f Kobert Alexander' de^'d L-in 1 ti a^m.,n.1SLratl?n accoui.tof J. B. Hod? AlB"Lfd?r? dccS"!Ur?f . . 8' rTu HSC?rla'n and report tho Hormonal a* and ii tSf?0 ?f K.oborl Alexander, dee'd., 10 sald !,ersonal wtate should be in<uf fluant to pay the indebtedness ot the said estate helwT,r?m,Wlmt,l"'nof lhe reat estate oi so'a"to rv? >ha"- rausl iu<"e'?u?ly sold SO as to subxorve Lhe interests of all parties." Notice is hereby given to ail nar. ties interested in the ubuvo suit and nr... Oaobor2m Mr? 'lvad upT Tu-UK8Day| Va aethnti'n H ,ni^ 0lhue, Alexandria, 6 Lil? llmo Hri(J place when imd where 1 shall proceed to execute the above del J tend. 10 Hn P'HCe til0y Hre re'luired to 'at b? lS75UniKmlE MPEKSr ' ^ I termflSK^^ WKCU1T WUK^ J'">e %%%%?"'& X'Xf ? that rdoth ,acj-iudK0, order and decree that a rule be awarded iq this cause against W C. Hubball to appear at the next term of thu ft cause why the tract of land in IIuountyK(/ij1t. C0UKT FAIRFAX 77. u J V 1 ^ J une lori". 1875. ixincheloe versus Mickey. In chancery. thut ^?urt doth adjudge, order and decree t at a rule do issue to landlord Otis, directed to appear at the next Leriu of this (\inrt ti cause why .h? tract oi land in thVb" l and Cfodings mentioned should not b. rwofd m de." iault oi his lailure to comply with triM inn r **le and complete his puE1^ Ext Teste 1R . *'? w. KIlHAKDSOW -Sop " deputy Ulerk. I COUNTV8^^ 00UF OF FAIKFiS \T V^V I1 ' ? ,June torrQ. 1875. V?n,08' executor of Thos. An C Jone? "a'tuI(! i ? 1 in's,ex00ftor Ot al. I? chancery: tho , Mr i granted USHInst William Fletcher the purchaser, returnable to the first day of the next term of this Court, to show cause why tho m re'1^ cstate Should not bo resold " Extract s^'is j F? w- W<-'HAltDSUN Seplb-w',w Ueputy Cierk. ^ Fredericksburg Woolen Goods . SEPTEMBER 8, 1875. Wo received this day a full stock of these verv popmar goods, purchased in person at the fa<f O.y anu w.ll be sold to the trade at Agents pricc&, and retailed at small profits mo w h- F- ^iiASHEAR, H. B. HOoXs"85'^' Va Bell metal, BRASS and ENAMELED PRESERVING KETTLES, of all sizes, at reduced prices, wholesale and re tail by J. T. CKE1GHTUN & SON, jy 14 88 King street. BENSON'S CELERY and CHAMOMIL PILLS. These Pills are prepared expressly to cure Headache, Neuralgia and Nervousness. For sale by [je 30] WARFIELD & hi ALL. WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED A FRESH supply of YAK LACES, BUSTLES, RUCHiNGS, ana a variety of other Notions, at FERGUSON & BKO'S., aug 24 90 King street. SPANISH BACK COMBS, Dressing Combs and Brushes ; a large assortment; also La dies' and Children Striped Hose at FERGUSON & BRO'S., aug 20 % King street. OILS I OILS! OILS I?Just received anoth er supply of Machine, Natural and Lar Oil, for lubricating purposes, at W. F. CREIGHTON'S, je 3 85 King street. PERSONS wishing a pure COD LIVER OIL can get it at W. A. JOHNSON, 44 corner Pitt and t^ueen streets, who gets it direct from the Fulton market tish dealers, in New York. Price 50c per bottle. sep 3 Patent Machine for working BISCUITS. Call and see, at 88 King street, on the corner of Royal. Something new and desirable, jy 30 J. T. CRE1GHTON & SON. THORN'S 1 FALLIBLE OINTMENT, for the cure of Erysipe.as, Scrofula, Tetter, Ring Worms or any other eruption of the skin Just received another Bupply at aug 20 WARFIELD & HALL'S. HUBBELL'S SEA SALT, lor producing a real sea water bath in your own room Also Perfutuo Atomizer, a valuablelittle instru ment for perfuming clothing, &o. For sale by _je 29 _ E. S. LEADb AATER & BRO. CADET CLOTH! CADET CLOTH! We have just received a supply of CAUET CLOTH, and can now furnish suits at the short est notice. [;iugl8] D. F. WITMER CO. WORSTED FRINGES! WORSTED FRINGES ! Just received a bo*utiful line of Worsted Fringes in ev^ry shade at se 4 PRETZFE'LDER & BENDHEIM'S. ITiAMILY ROE and NO. I POTOMAC JJ HERRING, for sale by the dozen; also new No. 1, 2 and 3 Mackerel, at W. A. JuHNSON'S, sep8 44, cor. Pin and Queen sts. SPICES?Grain and Ground Cloves, Pepper, Allspice, Mace and Ginger, constantly on hand at DAVY & HARMON'S, sepl Cor. Princo and Royal streets. RUM FORD'S, Wilson's and Patapsco Yeast and Baking Powders for sale by W. A. JOHNSON, sep 2 44 cor. Pitt and Queen streets. E^LOOR OIL CLOTHS, from 3-4 to 16-4 wide; cut to fit rooms or patsasres. my 22 D. F". WITMER CO. steamboats. CII AN GE OF TIME. REGULAR LINE TO NORFOLK, BOSTON AND PROVIDENCE. On and after MONDAY, September 20, 1876, the new and elegant steamer LADY OF THE LAKE will make THREE REGULAR TRIPS be tween Washington and Norfolk each week, touching at the principal River Landings, as' follows: Leave Washington EVERY MON DAY, WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, at 3 o'clock p. rn., and Alexandria at 3:30 p. m., and Norf lk EVERY TUESDAY, THURSDAY and SATURDAY, at 4 p. m. Fare to Norfolk $4; round trip tickets $6. Meals and Staterooms extra. Tickets good until used. For tickets, staterooms or information apply to F. A. REED, Agent, ^sep "23-tf Janney's wharf._ POTOMAC FERRY COMPANY. PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION. Steamers on the Potomace Ferry line will be run, on and after SEPTEMBER 3, 1875, ac cojdinj; to the following schedule: Leave Washington at 7.30. 8.30, 9.30, 10.30, and 11.30 a. in., and 12.30, 1.30, 2.30, 3.30, 4.30, o 30, and 6.15 p. rn. Leave Alexandria at 7.30, 8.30, 9.30, 10 30 and 11.30 a.m., and 12.30, 1.30, 2.30, 3.30, 4.30, 5.30, and 6.15 p. m. Sunday lirst trip 9.30; last tiip from each city 6.15 p.m. S. S. HOWISON, aug 31 President Potomac Ferry .Co. FOR POTOMAC RIVER LANDINGS. On and after Tuesday, August 17, the steamer PILOT BOY will leave King street wharf on TUESDAYS and SATURDAYS, at 7.30 a m., for Currioman and Rivt-r Landings, returning on WEDNESDAYS and SUNDAYS. For freight or passage apply to SHINN & CO., Agents, aug 13?tf 13 Union street. MERCHANTS' LINE NEW YORK STEAMSHIPS. The line consi o: the following first-class outside steamers E. C. KNIGHT Capt J. K. Chichester -JOH N GIBSON Capt. W. H Winters Will leave New York EVERY SATURDAY for this port: and, roturning, will leave Alexan dria EVERY FRIDAY, at 10 o'clock. All freight must be on the dock by 9 a.m. For freight apply to HOOE & JOHNSTON. Agents, No. 2 Princn street. Agent in New Y'ork, J. C. KEN YON, my 5] 22b South st.. Pier No. 41 East river. BALTIMORE ANl) POTOMAC RIVER STEAMERS. The steamer EXPRESS, Cv.pt. J. T. Barker, will leave pier 10,Light street, Baltimore, EVE RY TUESDAY, at 4 p. in. Returning, will leave Alexandria EVERY FRIDAY, at four o clock p. in. The steamer SUE, Capt. James Harpor, will leave pier 10, Light street, Baltimore, EVERY THURSDAY, at 5 p. ro. Returning, will leave Alexandria EVERY MONDAY, at 9 p. m. Freight will not be received after 4 j\ m. Both steamers will stop eaeh way at their re spective river landings. For further information apply to J. BRODERb & CO. Agenti, mh 11 King street. /CLYDE'S ST EAM LIN E S TO PHILADELPHIA, PROVIDENCE AND BOSTON. Steamers leave Alexandria EVERY TUES DAY, and leave Philadelphia EV-^esss# ERY SATURDAY, at 12 o'clock ~ SSfiSff from Pier No. 1 North Wharves. This line connects at Alexandria with the O., A. & M. and W. & O. R. Rs., ana at Philadel phia with the new and popular "Iron Line," for Providence and Boston. Freight forwarded with promptness and care, free of commissions. N o charge for transfer in Philadelphia, and no wharfage in Boston. Through to Boston in sixty-iive nours. Through rates and thiough bills of lading given. Insuranco guaranteed at less than usual rates. Agents: F. A. REED, Alexandria. WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Philadelphia. GEO. F. HYDE, Georgetown, I). C. jan 8-tf Si/MJMEH REPORTS. nOUHTKY BOARD. First class country board, with largo and airy rooms, bath house, plenty of ice, near churches, store and postotlice and in daily commnnication with Washington. Address A. B., White Post, Clarke county, Va. je ly?tf J. P. CLARKE, NO. 16b KING STREET. NEW PATER HANGINGS AND IN TERIOR DEiOUATlONS. The largest, best, and most boautiful assort ment of New Wall Papers, Window Curtains and Interior Decorations, suitable for Parlors, Halls, Chambers and Dining Rooms, surpassing in quality and price any goods in this line ever offered in this eitv. ap 15 Breakfast Wheat. ACKNOWLEDGED SUPERIOR TO MOST PREPARATIONS OF WHEAT. THE EQUAL OF THE BEST. PRE-EMINENTLY A CHILD'S FOOD. FOR SALE BY GROCERS. feb 8?tf yANCY GOODS, NOTIONS, HOSIERY. -C &c.?We are receiving and keen constant ly on hand a full line of Handkercniefs, Hose and Half Hose, Ladies' and Men's Vests, Shirt Fronts, Cravats, Collars and Cuffs, Suspenders, Belts, Buttons of every description, Hat Crape, English Crapo Veils, Shawls in great variety, Printed and Plain Skirts, together, with other very cheap goods. D. F. BRASHEAR, my '29 No. 100 King St., Alexandria, Va. I FERGUSON'S. ' CORSETS 1 CORSETS! A lull assortment of all the leading styles of Corsets, including the celebrated Thompson Glove litting. Our 50c and 75c article cannot be surpassed at the price. Also new styles of Bus ties, Hiah Combs, Ladies' and Children's Striped Hose and a full line of Notions, at FERGUSON & BRO'S., aug 6 96_King street. AVERILL^CHEMICAL PAINT?mixed ready ior use?We have just made large additions to our stock of the above celebrated Paints. Sample card of colors, with rule for ascertaining the amount required for any build ing, can be obtained upon application. For sale it lactory prices by E. S. LEADBEATER & BRO., ap 26 Agents for Alexandria. QARBOLIC CAMPHuR~F0R MOlHS. The above article is cheaper and more reliable Lhun common Camphor for the preservation of Furs, Carpets and Woolen Goods of all descrip tions. In packages at 25 and 50 cents 6ach. The Lrado supplied at manufai turers' prices by W F. CREIGHTON, ap 21 General Agent for Alexandria. QANTUN MATTINGS, OIL CLOTHS, &c. I am just in receipt of another lot of those su perior Canton Mattings, the best article in the market this season. Also several sheets of White Ground Tiled Oil C:oth for halls, hand some Step Brussels Carpeting, with the hall to match, small Brussels, Rugs. &c. je 23 J. M. STEWART. BBLS RAW and BOILttD LINSEED OIL, and 4000 lbs Lewis' Pure White Lead, in store and for 6ale in quantities to suit purchasers at lowest market rates sep 21 JANNEY & CO. 1 UJlLKOJiV 6. "^TASHINGTON & OHIO RAILROAD WINTER ARRANGEMENT, BEGINNING OCTOBER 8, 1875. The MAIL TRAIN will leave Waihingtoa at 9 a in., and Alexandria at 9:10 a. in., daily, except Sunday; pass Leesburg, going westward' tit 11:20 a. m ; nnd arrive at Round Hill at 12 ^ Leave Rouna Hill at 12:30 p. m.; puss Leesburg, going eastward, at 1:10 p. m ; a? d *rrivo Alexandria at 3:15 p. m., and at WashUi^ton hi 3 :30 p m. The ACCOMMODATION TRAIN will leave Washington at 4 p. m., and Alexandria at 4:lu t). m., daily, except Sunday, and airive at L'ea ourg at 0:20 p. in. Leave Leesbu g at 0 a. ui., and arrive at Alexandria at 8:15 a. in , and Washington at 8:30 a. ni. Passengers from Washington will take the Washington and Ohio cars at the Baltimore and Potomac Railroad .-tation at 9 a. in. and 4 j.. m., and go througn without change of cars. The 9.10 a. m. train from Alexandria and 12.30 p. m. train from Round Hill connect at Round Hill with Harris' Daily Line <4 Coaches for Snickersville. Berryville and Winchester; also with Reamer's Line of Coaches, which le^ve Leesburg daily for Aldie and Middleburg. Both trains, westward, make close connection, at Vienna, with hisson's Line of Stages for Fair fax Court House. Coiuiufiliation Uohels, S cts. per mile >\uuu?l tickets, $60. R. H. HAVENER, oct 5?tf _ General Ticket Agent. ~C., VIRG. MIDLAND & G. S. K.~K W, DOUBLE DAILY TRAILS BE'i WEE)? BALTIMORE AND THE SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST. On and after THURSDAY, Sept. 23, Passer, ger Trains will run as follows : SOUTH BOUND. Mail Train. Express. Leave Baltimore 0.00 a. m. 5.20 p. ni. " Washington?i 8.00 " 7.00 " u Alexandria I 8.35 14 8.0.? " Gordonsville ' 12.45 p. m. 12.25 a. m 1.48 " 1.20 " 4.50 " 4.?0 " 9.10 11 i " Charlottesville. Arrive ut Lynchburg. " Danville NORTHBOUND. Mail Train. | Express. 9.00 p. m 12 ^5 a. ri>. 1.30 11 5 35 " 0.33 11 7 30 " Leave Danville daily. 0.30 a. m. " Lynchburg 9.30 " " Charlottesville. 12.55 p. m. " Gordonsville....! 2.15 " Arrive at Alexandria. I 0.20 " " Washington.... 7.33 " " Baltimore ! 8.15 u MIXED TRAIN. Leave Lynchburg daily, except Sunday, at 5 00 a. m.; arrive at Danville 11.25 a. m. Loavu Danville 2 55 p. m.; arrive at Lynchburg 8.51 p. m. This train makes good connection at Danville with Richmond and Danville trains North and South ; and at Lynchburg, with reg ular Express Train on this line, in both direc tions. WARRENTON BRANCH. Connection between Warrenton and Mail Line, to and from North and South bound Mai! Train only. MANASSAS DIVISION. Passenger Train daily, except Sunday, be tween Strasburg and Washington. Leave Stras burg J unction 3.55 a. m., arrive at Alexandria 8.33 a. m., and at Washington 9.30a. m. Leave Washington 4.00 p. ni., Alexandria 4.45 p. in., arrive at Strasburg Junction 9 45 p. m. Good connection at Manassas .Junction with Main Lino Mail Train, both South and North bound. At Washington, full connection with North and West; at Danville, to and from South and Southwest; at Lynchburg, twice daily to Mem phis, Atlanta, New Orleans, Arkansas and Tex as, and, at. Gordonsvillo and Charlottesville, with double daily trains on Clies. & Ohio li. R., Ea*t aud West. Eastward to Richmond, Petersburg and South, and Westward to Staunton, White Sulphur, Huntington, Cincinnati and the G;< at West. PULLMAN SLEEPERS run through with out chanye between Baltimore and Xeu) Urleaim, via Lynchburg, E?sl Tennessee ai.d Atlanta Line, and daily, without change, between Haiti more and White Sulpur Springs, leaving Balti more at 5.20 p. m. Excursion tickets to all the Summer Resorts on sale. Lowest rates to all points G. J. POKE ACRE, Gen. Manager. J. M. BROAD US, G. 1. A. _ je 14 AL EXAN DRl A~ & FREDERICKSBURG RAILWAY AND ALEXANDRIA & WASHINGTON RAILROAD T- cassastjf-r. ALEXANDRIA AND FREDER1CKSHUR0 RAILWAY. After JUNE 2, 1875, trains will run t?s follows : Leave Southward from Alexandria & Freder icksburg depot at 12.07 a. m. Southern Express daily, except Monday. The Southern Express runs through to Ricbmjnd without change,con necting at Richmond for all points Soutn. Leavo Northward from AlexandriaFred?.r icksburg dopot at 3.58 a. m. Northern Exprusi daily, except Monday, through North and West. The Northern Express run through to Baltimore, without change, connecting witl trains on tho Northorn Central Railway for the North and West. ALEXANDRIA AND WASHINGTON RAILROAD. After JUNE 2d, trains will run as follows, daily, except Sunday : Leave Alexandria for Washington, from SU Asaph street depot, at 0.0<>, 7.00, 8.00, 9.00, 10.0C and 11.00 a. in.; and 1.0O. 3.00, 4 00, 6.00, 0.00. and 7.00 p. m. Train- leaving at 0.0;), 8.00 and 10.0') a. m. and 5.00 and 7.00 p. ni. rn; daily; all others daily except Sunday. The train.-, leaving Alexandria at 7, 8 and 11 a.m., 3, 4, 6 and 7 p.m. connect through to Balti more. The 7 and 11 a. in. and 7 p. m. trains connect at Washington with through New York trains. Leave Washington for Alexandria from pas senger dopot, cor. 0th and B streets, at 0.0(! 7.00, 8.00, i'.OO, 10.0(1, and 11.00 a. m.; and 1.00. 3.00, 4.00, 5.00, 6.00 and 7.00 p. m. Trains leaving at 7.00 and 0.00 a. m., and 1.00 anp 6.00 p. m. rur. daily ; all others daily except Sunday. Trains leaving Washington at 7, 9 and 10a.m. 1, 3, 5, 6, 7 and 11:38 p. in. connect with trains from Baltimore. The 7 a.m., and 5, 6 and 11.38 p.m. trains deliver passengers from New York. TjsSf Alexandria and Fredericksburg Railway trains leave passenger dopot, cor. 6th and B sts., at 11.38 p. m. Southern Express for .Richmond and all point.' South TRAINS FOR PHILADELPHIA AND NEW YORK. Leave Alexandria at 7.00 a.m., and 11.00 a. m., and 4 and 7 p. in. Leave Washington at 7.45 a. m., and 1.18, 4.53 and 9.08 p. m. Train leaving Alexandria at 4 p. m. connects with train leaving Washington at 4.&> p. iu. for Philadelphia, arriving at Philadelphia at 10.45 p. rn. Tickets to Philadelphia and New York can be obtained at the St. Asaph street depot. GEO. C. VVILK.1JNS, Sup't. D. M. BOY'D, Jr., Gen. Pas. Agent. [je 10 UL'M L,LH.VG JiJl TEHIA1'. JOHN T. CREIGHTON & SON, Wholesale and Retail Dealers in Hardware, Cutlery, HorseShoes Iron, Plough Castings, Nail Rods, Axle Grease, Wagon Materials, House keepers' Goods, &c., ?fcc. NO. 88 KING STREET, CORNER ROYAL mh 8 Alexandria, Virginia. B. F. PEAKE. A. W. NAI.LS. JOHN W. PEAKE. g F. PEAKE & CO., (Successors to J as. W, Nails, Son & Co.) ibalers ,n DOORS, SASH, BLINDS, PAINTS, HARD WARE, LEADS, OILS, CEMENT, CALCINED PLASTER, &c., No. 187 King street, # . . feb2-tf Alexandria, Virginia. E~ NGLI3H and SCOTCH ALK and Brown Stout for sale by je 14 GEO. McBURNEY & SON.