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WEDNESDAY EVENING, DEC. 15 .VH BEAUtIKUL GATE. It is a fair itaditiou, one oi old, ' ? That, at tire <ra!te of' Heaven called Beautiful, The souls of thoseto whom wc ministered On Earth shall greet us as we., enter in, With grateful records of thpse lowly deeds Of Christian charity, wherewith frail man Proffers his humble loan unto his Lord. < ? ? . r*? *? ? t ? " Msay we:not 30;believeA since Jle, hajth said. That, inasmuch as it,was done tp one Of those ilis liftlo'ones, 'iwasdone tolliui? Oil, think, if this be true, how maoy eyes Whose woepiug thou hast stilled shall gluten S*"*Y A| ' " ? \ 4 tberg, ^ > ;? ^ ... ,; llow jhany hearts whose burden thou hast *shurei,t ? j U , Aid. heavy'feet whose .-t^ps we're' turned by < I, ,1 thee v-<> Buck to their homes, elastic through the joy Of ucw iouuu hope and sympathy aud love, Shall wclcomo, thee withio the Gates of liliss, The Golden City of Jerusalem ! SAVE 25PER CENT AiiDBUfYOUii V"' ' ' " I. ? IUMBUR6ER & SOS'S, t;i5 l'liJi?SiLVAi\U AVIiXlii, (Near Bait. & Potomac depot,) W AS H ITS G TON, D. 0. jn-H"- Parties fiom Alexandria purchasing Clothing at this establishment to the amount of $15 will have their round trip fare paid back to them. [bring this advertisement with you.], Washingtun, nov -jQ-1 m UOSi'KBLAC&MLK VfJAKT, KiCH STK1PED 13LACK VELVET FOK OVEKDKESSES, ' EMBK01DEKED OVEKDK?SSES AND JACKETS, KEAL CAMELS' HAIK SHAWLS, ! CASHMEKE INDIA SHAWLS, ELEGANT NEW WOOL FLAIL'S, SEAL BKOWN AND ALL DES1KABLE SHADES OF FKENCH Mfe KINOES, and FINE WOOLEN FAB Lily UES of an almost endless variety, and the largest and most complete stock ot . ?_ .. > 1C11 BLACK AND COLOKED DUESS , -SILKS to be found in the District. Ladies may feel assured that thoy can buy them as low as they are sold lor in New York or elsewhere. ONE PJLUCE ONLY, in PLAIN FIGUKES. ' 1 W . )I. SHLS1ER ?V BRO., ?Jl'J Pennsylvania avcnUe, nov 22-1 ui Washington, D. C. The Lalest. Having made my Fall and W inter purchases of CLOTiJING, GENTS' FUKN ISiiING UOOIS. TKIINK.S, HATS and SATCHELS, anJ other goods , usually found in a lirst class Clothing Establishment, I would invite tho public to call and inspect them before purchasing elsewhere, feeling con fident that 1 can please the most fastidious. My purchases consist in part of the linest of American, French, Scotch and English fabric?. Boys',. Youth's awd Men's Overcoats, of all shades and qualities. Suits for Boy? at moderate prices. My stock is the largest and most complete ol any in the city. An early call is solicited. S..DEA LllAM, oct 18 .? ? bi). King street. Special Notice. Gknts' Extra Fink Boots axd Shoes. We have just received a fresh supply of Gents axtra line, hand-sewed Boots and Shoes, anu Slippers of every description, which we unhesi tatingly rocomnicnd to be the very best on sale in the city. W...B. WAUUEY, yet 1-, r 4 r King Street Ladle**. ItiisMB*' ami (liildro'ii^ UoOl*, Shoes and Slippers. "We are this day receiving a full lino of La dies', Misses' aiul Children's Boots, Shoes and Slippers, suitable tor Full and Winter, 0111 bracing all of the latest styles. We solicit pur chasers to call and examine for themselves, at they will be sold at low prices. oet 1 W.' B. WADDE Y, 74 King st. A Fact That We Are Willi ug to 1'rove, ? That we can show a larger and bettor assorted otock of Boots and Shoos, suited to the wants of the people, and that our prices are lower, con sidering the quality of the goods and workman ship, than any other house, in our line of goods, this section of the country. W. B. WADDE Y, oct 1 74 King street. JJJ.VLIwVG JI C.1MHJII IES> PKOF. JL. E. VALLJiTlNE'S Fashionable Dancing Academy, HARMONIE HALL, Opons for the reception of pupils on Thursday, .Nov. 18 Ladies; 0.15; gentlomen 7.15 p. m. 1 have the honor to announce to the citizens of Alexandria and vicinity that I will open ut the above hall for a series of lessons, and hope my past record in "Washington as a teacher for the last eight years will be sufficient recommenda tion for those desirous of learning the art of dancing. All the modern dances now us^d in fashion able circles, including Boston, German, Double Glide, &e., will be taught. Days and Hours of Tuition: Class for ladiess oxclusive on Mondays and Thursdays, at 6.15 to 7.15 p. ul; reunion of both classes samo evenings 7.15 to 8 15; gentlemen's class Mondays and Thursdays, at 8.15 to 9.15 p. in. ; Terms: One month $4; one quartor $10; lady and gentleman; entbring together, per month, $0 ; do., per quarter SIti. A reduction made to clubs or two or more of a family.1 -Circulars can be hud at tho Academy or at the most prominent stores in the city. nov 15-lm LOSING OUT. From this date I will soil at REDUCED PRICES any articles in my stock of CLOCKS, watches, JEWELRY,' ' PLATKD WARE, SPECTACLES, SPY GLASSES, COMBS, BRUSHES, MATHEMATICAL INSTRUMENTS, and various other goods, for the purpose-of closing my store business., BEN J. BARTON, _^dec l()-2w ? ; 84 King street. LADIES' and MISSES' BALMORAL SKIRTS, Breakfast Shawls and Knit Jack ets at ? FERGUSON & BRO'S., *sep22 ' 96 King street. Another supply of ne"w~bucT WHDAT received to-day by - ? _ocU2 J. c. & E. MILBURN. FLOUR?250 bbls Occoquan high grade Ex tra Flour for "sale by aug 13 WASHINGTON & BRO. I'KiresJtjyn WAKFIE LD & HALL," DRUG Gr 1 S T S COR. PRINCE & FAIRFAX STB. Prescriptions a specialty. English, French, Gorman arid Domestic Toilet Soaps; Genuino Farina Cologne; Magnolia, Hedyosmia, Gera nium and Florida "Wator; Genuine Lubin's Ex tracts; Sponges, flair Brushes and Combs; best English Tooth- Brushes; a full assortment of Patent Mcdiicinos; Coxq's Gelatine; Corn Starch ; Sea Moss Parine; Spices of all kinds, and a ielect stock of all articles sold by drug gists at prices as low as the same quality can bo obtained elsewhere^ _ jlec 1 S. H. JANNKY. ?' M. H. JANNKY. A. A. WARFIELD. j ANNEY & CO., DEALERS IN DRUGS, CHEMICALS, PAINTS, OILS, VARNISHES, GARDEN SEEDS, PATENT MEDICINES AND WINDOW GLA.SS, No. 145 King street, Alexandria, Va. Physicians' Prescriptions Carefully - ' ?' Compounded. ? /SB" Orders and inquiries from the country promptly attended to. oct 19?tf FRANKLIN CRElOHToN, W. Wholesale and Retail Dealer in DRUGS, CHEMICALS, PATENT MEDI CINES, PAINTS, OILS, DYE STUFFS, GARDEN SEED, &e., &c., &c., No,. 85 Jung street, (und,er Sarepta Hall,) Alexandria, Virginia. Physicians' Prescriptionscarefully compound ed. Orders will receive prompt attention, mh 21?tf v . ; . . ESTABLISHED 1792, S. LEAD BEATER & BltO. E. Dealers in PURE DRUGS AND MEDICINES, CHEMICALS, PAINTS, OILS, VARNISHES, GARDEN SEEDS, SPICES, ACIDS, &c., Nos. 5 and 7 South Fairfax st., aug 2?tf Alexandria, Vq. ~ HIS I.1H.W MATERIAL. JOUN T. CKEJLGfrrON & SON, Wholesale and Retail'Dealers in Hardware, Cutlery, HorseShoes Iron, Plough Castings, Nail Rods, Axle Grease, Wagon Materials, House keepers' Goods, Ac., &c. MO. 88 KING STREET, CORMER ROYAL mh 8^ Alexandria, Virginia. B. F. PEAKE. " A. W. NALLS. JOHN W. PEAKE. Jg F. PEAKE & CO., (Successors to J as. W, Nails, Son & Co.) HEALERS IN DOORS, SASH, BLINDS, PAINTS, HARD WARE, LEADS, OILS, CEMENT, CALCINED PLASTER, &c., No. 187 King street, feb 2-tf Alexandria, Virginia. wool} JBJYMI COAL,. J^ANAWHA SPLINT COAL. We have just received a consignment of the above Coal, to which wo invito the attention ol consumers. It is pure and free from slate, kindles readily and heats quickly. Its combus tion is complete, leaving no cinders. T. J. M BHAFFEY & CO., feb. 1.0 Wharf and Yard foot of Queen st. CIOAL! COAL! V COAL! On the wharf and to arrive a full stock ol all kinds of ' ANTHRACITE AND CUMBERLAND COAL. Sold at market ratos per ton 2240 lbs. aug 14-tf W. A. SMOOT, Smoot's wharf ^OAL! c< COAL! We have now on band and are constantly re ceiving at our wharf and storage yards, foot of Queen streets, fill, the best COALS known to this market. "We name in part: LYKEN'SVALLE Y., SHAM.OK1N and EAST FRANKLIN LOR BERRY RED ASH. JOHN'S, from EAGLE VEIN COLLIERY. The celebratod CONTINENTAL and HA ZEL DELL, from the Goodrich Colliery, oe teemod the best in the market. And LEE and STANTON WHITE ASH ANTHRACITE COAL, of Steamer, Broken, Egg Stone and Nut sizes. Also, GEORGE'S CREEK CUMBERLAND COAL. Also HICKORY, OAK and PINE WOOD. Having ample space, each variety of Coal is kept distinct t'rom that of others, and is es pecially prepared for family use. Yards lloor ed and Coal sent out well screened and free from slate, 2240 lbs to the ton. Orders left with Messrs. Clarridge & Grigg, corner King and Royal sts., or at the yards will be promptly liiled. T. ?f. MEHAFFEY & CO., jy 17 Wharf and Yards foot ot Queen st. SCE ItEJlLEUS. ICE! ICE! ICE! A full ?upply of NORTHERN ICE, from the clearest 01 ^ator, and of unusual PU RITY and SOLIDITY, constantly on hand. Pergone desiring to secure their summer's supply of the article, ABSOLUTELY FREE FROM ALL IMPURITIES, and at REA SONABLE RATES, can do so by leaving their orders at my office, or by arrangement with my drivers. F. A.EEED, ap 21 , JANNEY'S WHARF. fuyjuycijil. ~W. D. CORSE, STOCK, AND COLLEO 110x\ HKOMEK, Will deal in Gold and Silver Coin, State, City and Railroad Securities. Will executo orders for any Stocks or Bonds on the Stock BoardB of New York or Baltimore on commission. Virginia Coupons, receivable for taxes, tor sale. Agent for the MUTUAL LIFE INSUR ANCE CO., of New York. jy 2 JB URKE & HERBERT, Dealers in * GOLD, GOVERNMENT BONDS, LOCAL STOCKS, AND ALL FIRST-CLASS RAILROAD BONDS and other good investment securi / i ties, have for sale l VIRGINIA COUPONS, receivable for taxes. ALEXANDRIA CORPORATION SIX PER CENT BONDS. Any information in regard to investments icheerfully given. my 23 coi'.i it r.YEitsiiirs. Alexandria, Va , Dec. 1, 1875. TUE FIRM OF BECKH A.M & LEW is this day dissolved. Either partner will sign in ;settlement of accounts. J. T. BECKHAM. R. C. LEE. IHA.VE associated with me Mr. C. S. TAY LOR, Jr., and will continue in the GENER AL COMMISSION BUSINESS at-our old stand, undor the irm name of. J. T. BECK HAM & CO. [dec i-lm] J. T. BECKHAM. FRFUMERIES-Lubin's and Piver's Ex tracts, J&nney^s Orange Blossom Cologne, Genuine imported F. Murie Farina Cologne, Drexel's Vienna Bell Cologne, Read's Grand Duchoss Cologne, N. Hynson Jenning's Double Eau do Cologne; Hoyt's German Cologne and Lanman & Kemp's Florida Water. Also Cou dray's Genuine French Extracts in bulk, of all the popular odoia, and for sale by the ounce or pound. [dec 9] . JANNEY & CO. NEW NO. 1 MACKEREL, prime, received to-day by sop 14 J. C. & E. M1LBURN. VOJ9*ni8BlOJY JHKRCHJUTTti. -yyr A- JOHNSON, Doaler in GROCEK1ES AND LIQUORS, Ho. 41 corner Queen find Pitt streets, ALEXANDRIA, VA. All orders addressed to "William A. Johnson, Alexandria, Va., will receive prompt attention. novlS tf P. B. HOOE, (Successor to Fowle <& Co.,) NO. 2 PRINCE STREET. GENERAL COMMISSION AND SHIPPING MERC'T. Dealer in all kinds of . FERTILIZERS, SALT AND PLASTER Agent ot the NEW YORK & BALTIMORE STEAMERS Also of the LIVERPOOL & LONDON & GLOBE IN SURANCE COMPANY. feb 6?tf W. A. JOHNSON. J. R. Sll KRWOOD. JOHNSON & SHERWOOD, GROCERS, LIQUOR, FEED, AND CO.V1M1SION MERCHANTS, N. E. Corner Cameron and Royal streets, ALEXANDRIA, VA. We take pleasure in informing our friends and the public that we have leased the above store, formerly occupied by Mr. F. G. Swaine, and hope, by strict attention to business, to merit a share of their patronage. sepl-tf J C. & E. All LB URN, Wholesale and Retail GROCERS & COMMISSION MERCH'TS., No. 19 N. Royal St., cor. Market Space, Alexandria, Virginia. Orders and consignments solicited. Thoy will receive careful and prompt attentiou. jy 2 R M. LAWSON, GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANT, No. 69 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. G7 Cameron street, aug 3 ALEXANDRIA, VA. rpHOMAS PERRY, GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANT AND AGKNT FOR THE SALE OF FERTILIZERS, No. 17 King street, aug 16?tf ALEXANDRIA, VA. Gno. WASHINGTON. H. J. WASHINGTON. "Yyr AS HI N GT O N & BROTHER, COMMISSION MERCHANTS NO. 20 UNION STREET, ALEXANDRIA, VA. 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 ?yyr a. smoot, DEALER IN COAL, SALT AND PLASTER SMOOT'S WHARF, (Foot of Princess St..) fob 21-tf Alexandria, Virginia. g H 1 N N & CO ~ (Successors to Samuel Hartley,) GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS No. 13 Union street, Alexandria. Va. Particular attention paid to the soiling of FLOUR, GRAIN and all kinds of COUNTRY PRODUCE, and filling all orders for GliOCE RIES, GUANO, PLASTER, SEEDS, &c., &c., at the lowost market rate3. ri&r Agents for the sale of James S. Welch'i celebrated brands of FAMILY FLOUR. Agents for the sale of the " ROUND TOl LI FDR A ULIC CEMENT." jan 6?tf 1. BKODKRH. J. LANNON. JBRODERS AGO.. ? JS o. 1J King street, Alexandria, Va. GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS. Wholesale Dealers in GROCERIES, LIGUORS. PROVISIONS, ; SALT FISH, and PRODUCE. Also keep on hand a general ussortmont ol Cordage, Tar, Pitch. Nails, Lime, Packing, Oils, Lam us and Ship ana Naval Stores. All orders and consignments promptly attend ed to, and goods forwarded without delay to con ignees on arrival. Agents for Dupont's Gunpowder. XA.X Ale and Porter always on hand. Agents for the Baltimore and Potomac Trans portation line. mh 10?tf ?j,EORGE McJJURNEY & SON, Dealers in CHOICE FAMILY AND FANCY GROCE RIES, WINES AND LIQUORS, ENGLISH and SCOTCH ALE and BROWN STOUT. Also, EASTERN and POTOM AC HERRING and MACKEREL. NOS. Hits AND 110 KING STREET, (Washington Hall Building,) Alexandria, Va. Orders promptly filled. mh 31?tf Gr. WML HAJiSAY, WHOLESALE AND FAMILY GROCER, ?AND? TEA DEALER. S. E. COR. KINO AND ST. ASAPH UTS., nov22-tf Alexandria, Va. CAUUYET FUltJVITURE. J JAS. ?. MUIR. JOHN A. MUIK. A.VES r. 51 U I It ?fc IS It O ., J [Successors to Wm. H. Muir & Son,] Manufacturers of and Dealer a in FURNITURE, 141 and 143 KING STREET, ALEXANDRIA VA. A large and fine stock always on hand, jy 31 A M E S H 7" D E V A U G"H N^ Manufacturer and Dealer in FimiSTITTXRE, No. 130 King street, ALEXANDRIA, VA. LOOKING GLASSES, HAIR, COTTON TOP.. iND HUSK MATTRESSES, kept constantly on hand and msde to order at reasonable prices. In ordor to secure prompt attention orders should be addressed to JAMES H. DKVAUGHN, my 18?tf No. 13U King street. ?? . ' ' . - l I STEl'HKN A. QRKKX. JAMES K. GHKKN, i Q.REEW & BROTHERS STEAM Furniture Works and Saw Mill ? ' ALEXANDRIA, VA. Having fitted up our factory with the lates and most approved machinery, wo are prepared 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 PLANING and CARVING in our line. Wanted, in exchange for the Furniture, Wal nut, Popular, Oak, Maple, Birch and Cedar Logs. je 8-tf NEW CROP TEAS at bottom prices at oct b RAMSAY'S CORNER. it a ir ?turns. NEW GOODS Ihuvejust opened from New York another line of superior BLACK GRO. GRAIN SILKS, very cheap. Soinu of these are the "Cachmore," finish and very handsome. - ' ! ? ? ALSO, Long and Square Black Cashmere Shawls. Black Crape Veils. Black Cashmeres. White Flannels, &o. Some very handsome Crimson and Groen Ter rvs, for furniture covering and curtains *nov 20 J. M. STEWART. N OTICE. FRESH STOCK ? at 9 REDUCED PRICES. It is not our custom to publish prices of goods, but will say to our friends and customers that on an examination of stock they will find our prices on all goods as low, t*nd often lower, than they can bo bought in this city. Our large sales enabling us to buy Demestics, such as Bleachod and Unbleached Cottons, by the case and bale, we can and do oiler them less than they arc generally sold. It will bo to the interest of purchasers to compare our prices bo fore purchasing, i _ oct 28 ' _ IX F. JWITM E R CO_ LARGE_AND CHOICE'STUCK OF FAN CY AND STAPLE DRY GOODS. October 4th, 1875. New York, Philadelphiaand Baltimore markets. Wo have just returned from the North and opening to-day aspiendid assortment of goods, embracing the newest and Latest styles out for fall and winter. Our Dress Goods Department is complete, and we make Black Goods a spe cialty. We cannot enumerate all the diliuieiit lines of goods, but invite a general examination of the stock. Poyular prices may bo expected. D. F. BRASH EAR, H. B. Hoomes. No. 109 King stroot, oct 4 ? Alexandria, Va. N OTICE. KID GLOVRS. I havo received this day my Fall supply of KID GLOVES, at prices as follows: Two but ton, at 75c $1.00, $1.50 and $2.25 per pair, oct 1 C. C. BERRY, 72 King st. B LACK SILKS 1 have just received from New York a line of my suporior BLACK SILKS, of every grade, some of thuni uxceedingly rich in quality and finish; also beautiiul Pin-stripe ditto. French Merinos in the new Cloth Colors; a largo stock ot black ditto, with Cashmeres, from 87 cts. to $1.50. Also, a tine stock of Plaid CAMEL'S HAIR ar.d other goods for Ladies Jackets and Cloaks, in the new styles, and handsomely trimmed. sep30 J. M. STEWART. C 1 AKPETIN GS. I am now opening a large stock of superior BRUSSELS AND INGRAIN CARPETS, HEARTH RUGS, OIL CLOTHS, MATS, HASSUCKS, &c. These goods are hanosomo and cheap sep30 J. M. STEW A RT. Latest styles of cloaks. A full line just received. D. F. WITMER CO. Full cloths and kerseys. A very large assortment. The attention of wholesale dealors is called to thorn. D. F. WITMER CO. I>oys' CASS1MERES, in groat varioty, J cheap, just received by _jep 29 D. F. W1TMER CO. DRESS GOODS?Wo begtocallthe atten tion of the ladies to a large and varied stock of FALL and WINTER DRESS GOODS to bo opened tbis morning, in connection with many other seasonable goods D. F. BRASHEAR, sep 27 109 King_8t'reet._ ^S.SEMBLY ROOMS CARP ET H ALL. Our Carpet business requiring it, we have had the Assembly Rooms litted up, ana now it i.-s our pleasure to invito our customers to look at CARPETS, OIL CLOTHS and other goods in this lino, in one of the hand somest, if not the handsomest, Carpet Hall in tho State. Our stock in these, as well as in all our lines, is large aud woll assorted as to prices. All that wo ask is a comparison, sep 21 D. F. WITMER CO. N E W GOODS I N EW GOODS1 We have just received our fall supply of goods, consisting in part of tbe following: La dies' and Children's Balmoral Skirts, Ladies' and Children's Vests, Nubias, Break last Shawls, Jackets, Bustles, Hosiery, Jot and Plated Jew elry, Millinery Ornaments, Windsor and Silk Ties, Black Lace Fischues, Kid Gloves, Worsted Dress Fringes in all shades, and a variety of other fancy articles, at FEKGUSON & BKO., _ oct 18 90 King street. OUR STOCK COMPLETE?OCT. 18, 1875. We have now in store the best and most complete assortment of FOREIGN and DO MESTIC STAPLE and FANCY DRY GOODS ever offered by us in this city. These have been purchased with great care and at very low rates in the Now York, Philadelphia and Baltimore markets. Will bo sold at down prices to cash buyers or to responsible parties on short time. D. F. BRAsHEAR, H. B. Hoomks. No. 109 King street, oct 18 Alexandria, Va. P ISO'S CURE FOR CON SUMPTION?As the season for coughs and colds .is now again upon us, we would call the attention of our customers and the public generally to the above invaluable preparation, it has now stood the test of years, and ever since its introduction by us into this section of the country our sales of it have shown a constant and steady increase, bearing testimony to its growing popularity. In bottles of two sizes at 50c and $1 each, respec tively. The trade supplied at proprietor's rates. sop 21 JANNEY ?& C01_ SECURITY! SECURITY! Endanger no longer your life and property by using inferior quality of coal oil, but have entire security by using C. WEST & SONS' ALADDIN SECURITY OIL, warranted 150 degrees fire test; water white in color; burns brighter, burns longer, and will not explode Be euro and try it. It burns in all coal oil and kerosene lamps. For sale by JANNEY & CO;, Dealors in L rugs, Paints and Oils, nov 29 145 King st., Alexandria, Va. QARBOLIC CAMPHUR FoITmoIHS. The above article is cheaper and more reliable than common Camphor for the preservation of Furs, Carpets and Woolen Goods of all descrip tions. Ik packages at 25 and 50 cents each. The trade supplied at manufacturers' prices by W. F. CREIGHTON, ? ap 21 General Agent for Alexandria. RECEIVED BY RAIL THIS DAY. 20 bbls White Sugar; 20 bbls Yellow do.; also Rio, Lagauyra and Old Government Java Coffees; Syrups; Molasses; PickleBHnd Canned Goods; also a choice lot of Sugar cured, uncan vassed Hams. Breakfast Pieces, Sugar cured Shoulders and Sides. For sale cheap for cash by JOHNSON & SHERWOOD, sep 17 N. E. cor. Cameron and Royal sts. PEARL HOMINY, Breakfast do., Breakfast Wheat, Grits, Barley, Farina, Maizena, Corn Starch, Graham Flour and Oats Meal, for saieby [oct 18] GEO. McBURNE 1' & SON. NOTHER LOT OF SMALL HAMS, Ma ryland brand, just received by J. C. & E. M1LBURN, sep 9 19 north Royal street. EDAM, PINEAPPLE and SAPSAGO CHEESE just received by G. WM. RAMSAY, oct 8 Corner King and St Asaph sts. Pineapple, edam and sapsago CHEESE for sale by oct 25 GEO. McBURNEY & SON, NEW ORLEANS and FORTO RICO MO LASSES reoeived to-day by nov 18 J. O. & E. MILBURN._ SEAL AND OTHER COLORS IN CACH MttRE received this a. m. oct 21 D. F. WITMER CO. BOOKS JiJYn STJJTMOJYEIt V. SCHOOL BOOKS! AND SCHOOL REQUISITES, of every description, at French's, No. 95 King street Just received a full supply of all the books authorized by the State Board for use in the public schools. School and College Text Books, English and Classical, at publishers' prices. Slates, Pencils, Composition Books, Book Carriers, School Satchels, Pens, Penholders and every school requisite for a complete outfit. New styles Papeteries just received, contain ing the very finest English and French Paper and Envelopes; a great variety of patterns and colors; very handsome. New Books daily. Constantly on hand all the leading Magazines and Reviews, American and Foreign. Bibles, Prayer Books and Hymnals in beauti ful styles of binding. Fine Portemonnies and Card Cases, in Russia Leather, Turkey Morocco and Seal Skin ; Rus sia (Satchels and Travelling Bugs The finest Airerican, English and Fronch Stationery, all the latest styles. Just received a lull line of Blank Books, all sizes?Journals, Lodgers, Day Books, Cash Books, Medium, Domy, Crown and Cap, full and half bound, Memorandums, Pass Books, Indexes Owing to the new postal law increasing the postage on packages of merchandise from half cont to one cent por ounce, the price of lot No. 1, five quires, Note Paper, prepaid, will bo 35c ; lot No. 2, 50c; lot No. 3, BOc; lot No. 4, 80c and $1; French Quadrille same price. Initial Notes, a great variety of styles and prices. Pierie's finest French Rep Papers and Envelopes to match. Paper, Envelopes, Books, Magazines, Re views, etc., mailed to any part of the country. CEO. E. FRENCH, sep 4 95 King street, Alexandria, Va. FISH, OYSTEKS, Sc. WW. H. SMITH ?fc CO'S. NORFOLK OYSTER DEPOT, NO. 43 KING- STREET, OFFICE: NO. 7 NORTH FAIRFAX ST., ALEXANDRIA, VA. We have constantly on hand OYSTERS OF THE BEST QUALITY, from Norfolk and elsewhere, received FRESH BY STEAMERS EVERY DAY, and are prepared to furnish the trade at a* LOW PRICES as any house in tLo city. All orders intrusted to us shall rocuvo prompt and careful attention. Packing House. 43 King st. oct 4 Office, 7 north Fairfax street. O YSIERS. We keep constantly <>n hand the BEST THE MARKET AFFORDS. All orders promptly attondod to by the old established house of J. H. JleJLEAS <fc CO., No. 77 Prince street, Opp. the Gazette office, sep 3-4m Alexandria, ,Va. JLEG.1L JYOT1CES. T7I11GINIA: At Rules held in the Clerk's V ollioe ol tlio Corporation Court of the city of Alexandria, on tho Oth day of December, 1975: D. S. Watkins and Alary C. Watkins, his wife, Joshua Ellis and Ann Maria Ellis, his wife, and Virginia Young, complainants, v=. John Evans, defendent. In cnancery. Memo: The objoct of this suit is t?) obtain a decreo for the division of the real eswteof which John T. Evans, late of the city of Alexandria, died seized, in tho State of Virginia, amongst his heirs Rt laws, according to their respective interests, and ponding proceedings for 3uch par tition to havo a receiver appointed to take charge of such real estate, to collect tho rents, puy the taxes and do such other acts as may bo necessa ry for its preservation. The defendant not having entered his appear ance and ^ven security according to the act ol Assembly, and the rules of this Court, and it ap pearing?by alfidavit that he is not a resident ol this State, it is ordered that said defendant appear here within one month after duo publication ol this order, and do what is necessary to protect his interest in this suit; and that a copy of this or der be forthwith insorted in the Alexandria Ga zette, a newspaper published in tho city of Al exandria, once a week for four successive weeks, and posted at tho front door of the Court House of this city. A copy?test: MORTON MARYE, Clerk. S. F. Beach, p. q. dec 9-w4w ^DMINliSTRATOlVS NOTICE. Having been appointed by the Corporation Court of the city of Alexandria as administrator of the estate of John T. Evans, deceased, I hereby givo notice to all parties indebted to the estate to come forward at onco and make pay ment to mo. All parties having claims against the estate will present them to me duly certified for payment. I- C. O'NEAL, oc25-tf Adm'r of John T. Evans, dee'd. UNS, CAPS, WADS, &c.?Just opened at 3T 88 King street, Alexandria, Va., corner of Royal, an assortment ol English Twist Shot Guns, of good quality, and at very low prices; also a Breech Loader, with all the fixtures, sholls, &c., Musket Caps, Gun Wads, Flasks, Pouches, Bolts, &c., to which we invito atten tion. sep 22 J. T. CREIGHTON & SON. N~OTIONS, HOSIERY, GLOVES, &c., &c. Wo call special attention to our full stock of Hosiery, Gloves, Handkerchiefs,Skirts, Fan cy Silk Ties, Ladies' Vests, Belts, Men's Meri no Vests, Suspenders, Umbrellas, Overskirts, t&c.,?all at popular prices. D. F. BRASHEAR, H. B. Hoombs. No. 109 King street, nov-8 Alexandria, Va. ECEIVED THIS DAY BY STEAMER. R 25 bbls No. 1 Split Labrador Herring. 25 bbls No. 3 Mackerel. Also on hand Family Roe and No. 1 Potomac Herring. For 9ale by . JOHNSON & SHERWOOD, sep 17 N. E. cor. Cameron and^Royal sts. FOUGERA'S READY MADE MUSTARD PLASTERS, Superior to common mustard plasters, always ready for immediate use, clean and not liable to change, easily transported and pliable, so as to be applied to all surfaces. For sale by WARF1ELD & HALL, aug 20 Corner Prince and Fairfax streets. REDUCED PRICES?Wo are ottering FANCY GOODS, NOTIONS and TRIM MINGS at reduced prices to make room for Holiday Goods, which Mr. Ferguson is now in New York selecting, the arrival of which will be duly noticed. FERGUSON & BRO., dec 0 9G King street. OODS THAT PEOPLE WANT TO BUY IT CHEAP?Canned Strawberries, Raspber ries, Pineapple, Peaches, Winslow's Sweet Corn, Green Corn, String and Lima Beans, Tomatoes, Salmon, Lobster and Condensed Milk. Tho place to buy these cheap is at dec G McBURN EY& SON'S. NEW FRINGES! NEW FRINGES 1 Received to-day a full assortment of the above goods, in various styles and shades; also a full line of CORDED SILK DRESS BUT TONS, in all shades, at FERGUSON & BRO'S., nov 5 96 King^street._ Blankets, flannels, ^.-auc tion PURCHASE?November 22d?We receive and oiler for sale an auction purchase of Bed Blankets as cheap ad ever sold in any mar ket. D. F. BRASHEAR, H. B. Hoomus. . No. 109 King street, nov 22 Alexandria, Va. AKER'S PREMIUM BITTERS," a per manent cure for Dyspepsia, Nervous De bihty and all diseases caused by a disordered state of the liver or stomach. Just received fresh supply at WARFIELD & HALL'S, sep 23 Cor nor Prince and Fairfax street. BUSHELS PRIME TIMOTHY 1UU SEED. THOS. PERRY, sep 13 17 King st'e^t. boots JiJY? shoes 74 KING STREET. BOOTS&SHOES WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. Fall Trade, 1875. The subscriber has now on hand one of lib* argest and best selected stocks of goods in hi! line over otJored in this market, which he ca-'i atlord to sell at prices to suit the times. He names in part: LADIES', GENTS', misses', boys' AMI children'S BOOTS & SHOES, of fine and coarse work, of superior nualitv -o any ever before offered for sale in this market manufactured from tli-s best material, and in th* most durablo and stylish manner, comprintn??'? great variety of new and handsome styles. Also a large stock of SUITABLE KOK TUB C ? U N I H Y iH A l> K , tp which no invites the special attention of country merchants and farmers. All in want will do well to call before pur chasing elsewhere. W. B. WADDEY, sep 15 74 KING STREET, ALEX ASlHtIA, VA. FEltTtLlZKUS. J. J. TURNER & CCVS. EXCEL8IOH. JVP1 PERUVIAN Ioitan^L,. lasts _ ANvroKiA8 > ^f"0s.UME5IPR?^ Turner The price of thia deservedly popular Fertilizer is reduced to FIFTY DOLLARS PER TON. In mechanical conditioned quality EXCElr SIOR is the conceded standard of oxeollonni, and competitive tests for seventeen years have established its superiority for all soils and for all crops. Apply to a?g M Ii. M. LAWSON. Reduction in price of ober\s GUANO. AA Guano, $55; Ammoniated Superphos phate, $45. We offer these well known Fertili zers at greatly reduced prices, and will furnish any information and Circulars, containing ie.< timonials, on application. P. B. HOOE, Agent, au? 6 No. 2 Prince street. s TANDARD FERTILIZERS. Wo oOer tho following popular Fertilizers reduced prices: OBER'S "AA" GUA.NO, $56. AMMONIATED SUP. PHOSPHATE, $-T,. BLOOD GUANO?PUKE BLOOD AM) BONE, ?54. EUREKA ammoniated SUP. PHOS PHATE, $50. GU AN AH AN1 GUANO, $36. For particulars and Circulars, containing tes timonials, apply to P. B. hooe, Agent, auK 6 No. 2 Prince street. w, .TI.ICHt.VrSTS. S. MOORE, MACHINIST and BLACKSMITH, No. 05 Union street, Alexandria, Va. Where he is prepared to furnish all kinds of MACHINERY. wrought and CAST IRON FENCES, &c Repairing done with dispatch, and at pruoi that were charged previous to the war. jan 20 JpHILIP PARK, PRACTICAL PLUMBER, No. 12 South Fairfax street. The oldest and best established .Plumbing establishment in the city. All work doo*3 with dispatch, and in the most durable and workman like manner. Satisfaction guaranteed. JOBBING done at short notice, and byhim elf, or the most experienced workmon. ja 2-tf JANNEY'd OLD DOMINION TONIC BITTERS. These Bitters are the extract of tho best and most favorably known Me.licinal Herbs, Roots, Barks and Berries, together with suffi cient Pure Old Cognac Brandy to preserve them in any climate?lorming, in elegant combina tion, a superb Tonic, Alterative and Diuretic. They are confidently recommended iu all cases of Dyspepsia, Nervous Headaches, Indigestion and Heartburn, Weakness, Langor and Debii ity, Torpid Condition of the Liver, Obstinnio Constipation and Loss of Appetite. They are also a sure preventive of Ague and Fever. They are pleasant to the taste, and tho most delicate stomach will find nothing disagreeable in them. Along water courses and in low and marshy districts they will prove a sure safe guard against tho diseases incident to such sec tions ol tho country. Weak and debilitate! females will derivo great benefit from their uso. In quart bottles, at $1 each. Prepared only by JANNEY & CO., and for sale, both wholesale and retail, at their Drug Warehouse, 145 King street, Alexandria, Virginia. sep 28 Matin ague mixture Will Positively Cure CHILLS AND FEVER I This Mixturo contains nothing whatever that Can injure tho general health, nor is it disagree ablo to tho taste. It is composed of tho finest ingredients, and the patient need not chatign his customary mode of living whilsttaking the rem edy. It is a pleasant tonic, and if taken in small quantities bef .-re breakfast each day will pre vent chills and fever in localities where miasma prevails. It will bo found that Matin Ague Mixturo excites an appetite and improves tlio general heaith. For children as well a.- adult*, it will do found a most effectual and pleasant remody. Price $1 50 per bottle. JANNEY & CO., Sole Proprietors and Manufacturers, sep 2 145_King St., Alexandria, Va. Dry goodsi dry goodsi Third trip North this season. FALL STOCK AT POPU LAR PRICES. We receive and open to-day a great muny choice styles of goods, and offer them at su<n prices as cannot fail to please. Country Merchants will find it to their inter est to take advantage of our down prices. ^ Large line of Staple and Fancy Dry Good# now on sale, viz: Blankets, Flannels, Counter panes, Comforts, Cloaks, Shawls, Dress Ooous in great variety, Brown and Bleached Domt'Stio very low, new style Calicoes, very handsome, Table Damask, Towels, Crash, Cloths, Cw - meres, Vestings, &c , &c., together . U. LLUUilftO. r? . .r u0T5 Alexandria, V?.