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SHIP FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY. JYo. 57, Wall itreet. JV5m» Yitrk. CAPITAL, $300,000! Insure* Building* in general. Merchandise, ►louse hold Furniture, Ships mid their cargoes, (in port only) Ships or Vessels being built, or repaired aim every description of Personal Properly. Tlie subscriber is prepared to.issue Policies direct at the lowest rates of premium in Portsmouth, Nor lolk and tlie surrounding Country. Applies lions by letter, giving a description of pro uerty, Su .. Sic., promptly attended ro by F 7 ’ GEORGE M. BAIN, Portsmouth, Aue 27 Asrotit. —g————■—■■■■■■■———— SHIP NEWS. PORT OF NORFOLK AND PORTSMOUTH, Saturd\y, Novembers. arrived. Stenmer Herald. Russell. for Baltimore. Steamer Alice, Skinner, fin Richmond. Bri? Royal Sailor, Elliott, fin Turk’s Island, salt and specie to Smith k. Fisher. Sehr Talbot. Coutts, fm.N^w York, mdse to Ro bertson & Brands, R. A Worrell, C II. Sheild, Myers & Co.. .L Toni*, Williams, Staple-1 & Wil liams, H. R. Reardon, Reid & Anderson, E. P. Tabb,and Etheridire & Reid. Srhr James Henderson, Emery, from Burwell’s Bav, corn to Smith & Fi-hcr. Schr Atlantic. Nickerson, (in Boston, ballast (o Williams, Staples & William*. Sunday, November 9 arrived, Steamer Osceola, Mitchell, fm Washington. Schr Armstrong, Gil son, fm Richmond, flour to J. II • Johnston. Smith & Fisher. McCandlish & Jeffrey, and stone to R. Dalrymplc, and Kirkpat Schr Carpo, Wilson, from Richmond, with flour and iron. Schr Martha Ann. Gray, from Nansemond, pens and tar to R. Dickson. Gosport lands for sale.-win he sol i ni public auction on the premises, on FRI DAY, tbc 14th instant, SIXTEEN LOTS of LAND in that part of Portsmouth called Gosport, nttm hered in the plan of said town, as Lots No. 253, 254. 255. 256, 257. '25S. 259, 260, 261, 2C2, 263,264.265. 266, 267, *268. These Lots are in two different squares—the lx>ts 253 , 254 . 255, 256 257 , 258,259, 260, being one square, hounded by Nelson, Fourth, Fayette and Fi-tli streets. The other Lots consti tute, the other square, which is bounded by Fayette, Jefferson. Fourth and Fifth streets. The foregoing will be sold in Single Lots or Squares. Terms of sale, one third of purchase in cash, one third on a credit of three, and the remain der on a credit of six months—to be secured by lien on the property sold. VIRGINIA A. NEWCOMB. Nov 10—ew&f THOMAS R. YOUNG. FOR. RENT, for one or two years, the small FARM on Scott’s Creek, recently owned by Mr William Barnard, deceased, containing six teen acres. It is well improved, of most excellent soil, s.nd valuable as a Market Garden, it being very productive, and its location convenient both to tne Portsmouth anil Norfolk Markets. Apply to THOMAS OWENS, Nov 8—tf Near the Premises. WOOD TIM HER FOR SALE.—Will be offered lor sale, on MONDAY, the 17th in stant, (being Court day,) before the Couit House of Norfolk County, ALL THE TIMBER standing on the Patisli Farm near the City of Norfolk. The Pine and hard Timber will be sold separately.— The purchasers will oe allowed until the 31st of December, 1*41, to cut and remove the Tirn'-er from the land. Bond with approved security will be required in payments of six, twelve, eighteen aud twenty-four months, with interest from date. Also, at the same time, and place, That part of the Farm with the House on it, on the No-ih side of the road will be rented out for the ensuing year. Bond and security will be required for the payment of the rent and the keeping of the place in order. GEORGE M. BAIN, Agent for the Overseer of the Poor of Norfolk City. Nov 8—td Negroes for sale — wni be sold, for cash, on MONDAY, the 17th day of this present month, at 12 o’clock, M., before the Court House door in Portsmouth, 1 Negro Man, aged about 47, 1 Negro Woman, about 30, 1 Negro Girl, about 18, and a Negro Girl, (child of the Woman) about 7. Terms cash. JOHN R. KILBY, Adtn’r, Nov 8—5t of Jas. II. Langhorne, deceased. 'w/ Keep it before the people!— The Subscriber inlorins the public that be continue* the CABINET M AKING BUSINESS on the Corner of High anti Middle streets, where he will be happy to receive orders, and execute thorn in a style not to be surpassed, aa may he demon strated to the satisfaction of thi^c who will do him the favor to call and examine his work. He has some of the most fashionable specimens of CABINET WORK. Also a large lot of Curled Maple, Uush and Wind sor chairs. Being an experienced mechanic he respectfully ; app als to lh6 feelings of a generous public to ex tend to him a portion of its patronage. Old Fur ture taken in exchange for New. E. D HAYNES. Also Anti BEDBUG BEDSTEADS for sale as a bove. As I have a splendid Hearse, all Orders for Fune rals will be punctually attended to. 8 IN FAN FTlAPT I8 AI tested by s’Tipaire auc History ; or the infant’s claim to Churrhinem bership defended and established on testimony scrip tutal and historical, by William Hodges, A. M. Rector of Bruton Parish. Williamsburg, Vu. A few copies for sale bv Nov 7 W. H. II HODGES k CO. FOR RENT OR LEASE. SThe HOUSE AND LOT now occupied by the subscrilter, on Court street The situa tion of the premises, adjoining the lot on be Court House is being erected, and the eommodiousness of the. Dwelling and out houses - the Dwejling embracing four rooms and a passage on the first floor, and five rooms on the second with a large and finished gsrret—and the out lions’ M, n Double Kitchen and Stable, render the rst*t>. lishinenl one of the most desirable in the town for a Public House. It can be rented f.»r the year or for a longer term, and possession given on the first of the year. MARY LANGHORNE Nov 7—3taw3w FOR 8ALe7 That very neat and pleasantly situated FAMILY RESIDENCE on Dinwi.ldie street, t nearly opposite Duutrherty’s Rope. Walk. _.louse has every ronvenienre that a small tam ily could desire. For terms apply to WM. BROOKS. Also a Vacant Lot adjoining. Oct 30— 3tawtf MET HOD I NT HYMN BOOKS - A beau tiful assortment lor sale by N..v 1 W. H. H HODGES k CO. TJOCK. ET CUTLERY.— We have just opened * a lx ami fill assortment of Roger’s Wos'en boln’a an»l Marshes k Shepherd's POCKET CUT LERY, which *t are srllimr remarkably low. 4 W H H. HODGES JL. CO. GORDAN’S LOTTERY OFFICE, Drawing Consolidated Lottery Kx'-a C1»rs No. 266. *9,7,33, 49, 1|, 10,20,62,8,9,26,69, 16. SPLENDID SCHEMES. 1'liia Day only ! $30,000 !! Alexandria Lottery, data No. 43. Drawn Saturday — Drawing received to day. 75 Numbers, 12 drawn ballots. Capitals.—30.0d(), 12.000, 6,000. 3,500. 3,200. 2,500 40 of 1000, 600s, 4't0s. 300s. 1 >0., &e. Tickets only §10—Shares in proporjion. DRAWS THIS DAY ! $18,000! Consolidated Lottery.. Class No. 114. Draws to-day—Drawing received Wednesday Capitals,—18,000, 0.000. 2.000, 1,200, 10 of 1000 500s, 31*09 200.9, I50s, l(*0.9, &r. Tickets only §5—Shares in proportion. Tickets to be had at JNO I). GORDAN’S, Lottery and Exchange O/liee, Norfolk, Where the highest premium is paid for Gold, Silver, and Specie Cheeks. Nov 10 GORDAN’S LOTTERY OF Ficlo. $fi0,000! Alexandria Lottery Class C. for 1*45. To be drawn at Alexandria. D. C-, Saturday Nov 15th, IS45. BRILLIANT SCHEME. 1 Prize of §50.000. 1 of 20,000, I of 10,000. 1 of 5,000, 1 of 3,000, I of 2,853, 50 of 1000, 100 of 500, &-c., &e. Tickets only §12—Shares in proportion. Tickets to be had ,v JNO D. GORDAN’S Lottery and Exchanger Office, Norfolk. Where the highest premium is paid for Gold, Sil ver, and Specie Checks. Nov 10—tl8th. KOHLRAUSCH’S HISTORY OP GER MANY ; from the earliest period to the pre sent time. Taylor’s Manual of Ancient and Modern History. Reed’s Dictionary of the English Langtuge, containing the pronunciation, etymology, »■ ,d ex planation of all words authorized by eminc"jt wii *crs i to which are added a vocabulary o the roots of English words, and an accented list of Gree*, Latin and Scripture proper n unes. The above for ,*y 'V. II. H. HODGES & CO. Nov 7 ----- November bulle rim.-Great sale of HOOTS, SHOES, HATS, CAPS. &c., &e., commencing on Saturday, October 8th, 1845, at the NEW STORE, nex to the Farmer’s Buik, Main street, Norfolk. Ju*t received bv the brig Geor giann, 132 Cases Roots, Shoes, Hat*, Ca"s, &c.,! comprising In all the best and largest assortment ol the above named Goods ever opened in Norfolk.1 and vve take the liberty of stating that our GOODS ' are made of the best m iterials ami warranted per-1 lect in everv respect, nntinithstandinf' the repeated I assertions qf many of the dea’ers to the contrary, and ] those that do not prove so the money will be re-j funded. Particular attention is respectfully solicited to the following : j 15 Cases of Men’s heavy Boots at 374, ! 15 do do superior do do I 50. 1- do do Extra superior Hoots, at 1 624,! 8 do do Heavy Brogans, 6’4. 5 do do Extra do 75T 5 do do Super Extra Heavy, 87 4, Id do do Calf hound Shoes, warrant ed, at only 75, If) do Women’s Shoes, 50, 10 do do Bootees, 624, 09-GENTLEMEN PLEASE LOOK AT THIS : We are now supplied with 5 Cases Superior Calf Boots. N. Y. make. $3 374, 4 do ^ do do do the best in town, 4 50[ 3 do French Silk Hats, (the remainder.) they can’t he beat, 3 50, 4t do French Nutria, (the remainder,) a beautiful article, at 4 00, 8 do Fur Hats, at o 50’ ALSO, 250 BR ASS CLOCKS, Mahogany Frame, at <3:3.Of). 09- Small Profits and Quick Sales is the motto 0/ the New Store next the Farmer’s Rank. Nov7 JNO. H. GREGORY. rpRUSTEE’S SALE.—Bv virtue of a DeetT^f A 1 rust executed bv James McCarthy, to the sub scriber, as Trustee, for certain purposes therein named, will he sold, at public auction, before the Court House of Norfolk County, on MONDAY, the 17lh instant, that being Court day, for cash, all the interest of the said James McCarthy, (it being the one undivided hall) in and to a certain Lo! of Land and the improvement thereon erected, and the. ap purtenances thereunto, belonging, lying and being on Middle street, in the town of Portsmouth, it ( eitig the pruperly which was devised by Daniel Sullivan", j deceased, to the said James McCarthy and John Brown. Title believed to be unquestionable, but selling ns trustee, I will only convey the title which vests in me as such. L. W. WILLIAMS. Nov 7—rod SUNDRIES. —100 Reams Wrapping Paper, 20 l>oxe» Candles, "Hull’s Patent,’’’ 10 boxes assorted T< as, 10 boxes Chocolate, 20 dozen painted and varnished Buckets. 10 do Brushes, 20 do Brooms, 200 bags Table Salt, 10 qr casks Sweet .Malaga Wine, 15 kegs Saleratus, 20 boxes A.lams’ Wax Candles, 125 bags Rio Coffee, 15 baskets Olive Oil, Indigo, Pepper, Allspice, < Fancy s«>ap, &c., receiving and momently expect- : ed. lor sale by JOSlAH WILLS, I Nov 5 Commerre street. BUI I b R A N D Cll EESE,— 20 kegs prime' Goshen Butter, 30 boxes prime Goshen Cheese. Ju#l received and for sale by Nov 7_WILLS k CO. j ^pOBAC CO.—30 butts Join s’ lbs, Double Kxtra, • X 20 Imixcs Jones’ 8’s, Jo do 20 butts Langhornc & Son’s do do' Just received and for sale at Factory priees ’ ! Nov 7____ WILLS & CO. WHISKEY.—50 bbls momently expected for' Mtic by WILLS k CO. | F BRANDY AND HGIN~2 qr c^uTf. ! • Brandy, 4 pipes H. Gin. For salo low by NoV7 WILLS k CO. MOLASSES.—15 bbls New Orleans, I5hhds West India. For sale low by Nov 7 WILLS k CO Brooms and buck ets ~3i> doz ni^m* 20 doz Painted Pails. For sale by Not 7 WILLS & co INRESH THOMASTON LIMB.—»)0cask* of superior quality, landing this d >y anrl lor sale by FERGUSON & MILll A DO. Nov 6—3t AI) V I c K TO A Y O U N G Cl I RI ST IAN, on the importance of aiming at an elevated stand of piety, by a Village Pastor—with an intro ductory os ay, by Rev. Dr. Alexander, of Prince ton, N. J. The above Book for sale, by Nov I W. H. II. HODGES k CO. Jl ST RECEIVED a la M . pic Windsor and Kooning MIAIRS, of n|| kinds,! going low for Cash. E. D. HAYNES. Nov 6 IV)R the LADIES! MUFFS^ MUFFS' • MUFFS !! ! The Ladies arc Invited to rail at ;ny Store and examine a lot of beautiful MUFFS, j ist opened, consisting of a variety, both of quality and prices. R. BELL, _^"v ft High street, Portsmouth WORSTED CAPS. W< have on hand an I .7 v -*'TP***’ Stock of WOBSTED CA PS for La "sj Children, which will be .old cheap. *ny 5 _ JOHN COCKE ft CO. R VTT E RAN D CHE ES H.-50 boxes Prime . . „h ,ese, 10 flrklns I rime Butter, landing from brig Georgians, for sale by J WILLS, ‘ lV_ Commerce street. aJllOT — 600 bag. Bird and Bocks, mmnentl? O exacted Iron. Orleans per J. A. Lam a.ter for mIc by JOSlAH WILLS’ Nov 5 Commerce street. FALL FASHIONS. MRS. S. W. COUItY, CHURCH STREET, NORFOLK, VA. o’clock. Kespect ully nnnounces to the 1.xlics of Norfolk, Ports mouth and their vicinities, f that she has returned from the Northern Cities with a hnnd*<im>- assort rnentol MIL LINER Y, which she will o pen lor their examination this morning at half past 10 aii orners executed in tnc best and most fashion nlie style, as she has in her employ Ladies who ful ly understand their business, anii cannot in point of taste be surpassed by any in this or any other City. J GCJ- Bleaching- and Prcscinj executed in the best 8ty|e*-___oct i7— i m. RA1I< ROAD NOTICE. — An adjourned meet ing of the Stock holders of the P. & R. R R. Company, (on motion of Mr. Stephen Cowlev, at their last annual meeting.) will |,e held at the ‘•'wn Hall in the Town of Portsmouth, on WED NESDA Y the 12;h of November, *o receive tee Re port ot the President and Directors of the Company, for the fiscal year, ending- October 1st. 1S45. The Stockholders will bear in mind the impor tance of this meeting-, and a foil attendance is called ,or- JAMES C. WHITE, Secretary P. & R. R R. R. Co. OFFICE P.& R. R R. CO., > November 4.1846. £ Nov 3—td. (Herald, Deacon ami Courier copy Id.) VERM IL L16 N ’S CIRCULAR SAW MILL, IN PORTSMOUTH, VIRGINIA. THE Subscriber :a inucli ph ased in aimouncin? ! to tlie ptihiie that he has nt length completed his CIRCULAR SAW MILL, situated at the lower end or North street, in Portsmouth, and tint he id now prepared to answer Orders from the Northern Citn-s. for timb.-r ai the s orti-st notice, fir SHIP ..r HOUSE FRAMING, and other purposes. He has on hand, and will |>e constantly supplied with various kinds ..f Timber, such as Yellow Pme, Oak, Poplar, Ash, Cypress, which he will sell at the lowest prices, cut to any s:ze, desired. Having just commenced this business, at great expense, lie will be thankful for orders, which xliall be executed with promptness and despatch. . . JOHN VERMILLION. CCP * lie National Iutelllgcnc -r v. ill please: copy the above twice a week for four weeks, and send biH Jo tins i.fficc. Nov 4 — 4w BOOTS AND SHOES, CHEAPER THAN EVER. Just rec eived a splendid lot of La to die*’ and Misses’ Shoes ol all qualities, for Fill and Winter wear. Also Men’s line Shoes and Roots, Servant’s Shoe* of all discriptions, Brogans, 1st, 2nd and 3d quality, cheap. Boys’and Youth’s coarse and fine Shoes, of all kinds, Servant’s Bootees, 1st, 2nd and 3d quality, cheap and good, Ladies’ Half Gaiters, Morocco Buskins, Men’s Coarse Root* for §1.75, Bovs’ and Youth’s Roots, Leather of all kinds, and as cheap as can be bought at any Store in Norfolk or Portsmouth, Also a New Stock of the best qualities ol Trunk*. I have now on hand Trunk* of all qualities and sizes, anil as cheap as can be bought ui the Facto ry. All the above article* will ho sold cheaper than 'can be purchased at any other Store for cash. All that are in want ol Shoe* and Boots will please call before purchasing elsewhere, as I feel confident that I shall not fail to give satisfaction n* 10 price and quality. WM. B. PITCHER, West side Crawford street, Nov 5 Sign of the Black Boot. V V M. R. BOSWICK, Draper and Tailor, . ' » Crawford Street, next door to the Post OlHce, Portsmouth, Vn. THE WORLD OUTDONE- BOWERS & X LO HIT’S Celebrated PERUVIAN PILLS— warranted to cure Ague and Fever in Two Days. So happily adapted are they, to nil the indica tion* of a speedy, immediate and permanent cure, that in every instance, if directions he followed, a cure trill be guaranteed »n two days, or the money re funded. Printed directions will accompany each box of the Pills. Remember, a cure i* guaranteed in the short space of lton days, if directions be followed. N. B. None are genuine without the written signatures of the Proprietors on cat h envelope. For sale at the Drug Store, High street, Sign of the Big Mortar, who ;s the cnly Agent in Ports mouth. CHAS. H. HE1NITSH, Agent. Nov 1__ FOR SALE, /f'Tl That well known Stand for business, situ ated on County st., near the Wood Wharf „ .in Portsmouth, at present occupied by the subsci itier. The House is well calculated for bust n as, with a Store in ih" lower part, and with a Dwelling in the upper part. Also a Ware House attached in the rear of the Sto. e, entirely new. A better land cannot he found in the town for business of any kind. To any gentleman wishing to engage in business a bargain mav be expected. The Goods and House can be bad as it stand* below cost. Those wishing to purchase are requested (o view the premises. J. BATEMAN. Oct 30— I iri N OTICE.— All persons indebted to the Suhscii ber either by note or open account arc earnest ly requested to come forward and settle their re spective debts on or before the 16th of December.— On and after that date their accounts will he handed over lor collection. J. BATEMAN. Oct 30 — Itn NOT CE.-Wishing to close my business, I shall on and after this day sell my Goods at great'y reduced prices, for Cash only. Oct30—1m J BATEMAN. A RJV SOCKS.— A lew doz pair* of Country j X Net SOCKS. For sale by Oct 30 TIIOS. BROOKS, Jr. cpEA !—Gunpowder, Imperial and Black TEAS, I JL ol superior quality. For sale by Oe.t 30 THUS. BROOKS, Jr. JAMES II. IIALE, Manufacturer of Russia and American blu et Iron, Bra*s, Tin, Zinc, tic. kr., respectfully informs .big friends and the public generally, that he b now prepared to exe cute all orders in any ol the above branches with ncatncfS and despatch. He has just received a supply of Roofing Tin, and Russia and American Sheet Iron. Persons who may want Roofs or Gut ters laid, Stove Pipes, #cc., will please give him a call, as lie is satisfied that he can and wiil do any work in bis line of business as cheap as can be done either in this place nr in Norfolk. He ha* on hand an assortment of Parlor, Cham ber, anti Office St--ves ; Parlor ami Chamber Grates, with all the fixtures Complete, which he will /li-qmsc of very low. Aloft general assortment ol Hud ware, consi-ting in patt of the following articles, viz: Polished Steel and Brass Head Shovel and Tongs, Jamb Hooks and Cinder Shovels, Table and Desert Knives and Forks, (a variety) Scissors. Shears, Pen and Pocket Knives, Tea Trays and Waiters, Candlesticks, Snuffers and Travs, ba-l Irons, Waffle Irons, Hair nod Wire Seives, Brittania and Japaned Spittoons, Hrittania Tea anil Table Spoons, Soup Ladles, &c. fcc. Together with a general assortment of ffoilnw Wate. such as O’ens, Spidcis, Pots. Kettle* fee A great variety of Tin Ware, kr., all of which will l>e sold fur Cam. Those in want of any of the above artelees will please call at his Establishment, West side Craw ford street, opposite, the Market Hon-* A DEDUCTION OF 25 PER CENT in the rx price of "ork u tl,c Sign of ihc Mammoth uun- "> >'<'• I pledge myself to work as che-p as •an\ man South of ihc Polytnar, if not cheaper, and warranted to be as good. So if you want your «ork done good and cheap ch!! at the Sign of the Mammoth Gun, High street, Pot t-> mouth Va. Al so t.uns Pinlols, Shot Bags, Game Rags, Powder Masks Caps, Cap Chatgers, Ni,»plc Keys, and eve ry article called lor by a Sportsman, at'a small ad vance on cost. °ot 20 J. A. SPALDING. FOR RENT, .. For the next year, a small com fortable DVVELI 1NG HOUSE, situ atod on Effingham street. Terms [low. - - ALSO. A good DWELLING HOUSE, with a Store un der it, on the corner of Crawford and County sts., mi llic business part ol thc town, and an excellent Stand. ALSO, The DWELLING over my Store, on Market Square, plea-antly situated and very convenient ; or, 11 preferred, the Hou-e and Store will be rented j^ijUhcr. A better for bu^im’SA cannot be lound in town. The rent will h- low. <)ct '6__STEPHEN JAMES. FOR RENT. ®Phe Subscriber will rent that large, airy and commodious Three Story HOUSE, on County street in which she now resides, to tenant. Possession given immo ’iatelv. Au- 23_ FRANCES GODWIN. FOU RENT'.--The Aulisciiber will rent for the next year the HOUSE on Queen street, now oc cupied by Mr. Jnu. Tart. Apply to <:,M 16__ JOHN COCKE. I^OR REV P. for the ensiling y ar, the BRICK HOI SE on Crawford street, at present occu pied by David Griffith. K^q. It i- well situated for a Boarding House,or Private Dwelling For terms :‘PI>lvto SAMUEL B. BROWNE. ’ <,rl ® Crawford House. ---— __ I I^DR REN P, —The desirab'e and commodious Residence of Dr. W illiatn Collins on Crawford street The tenement is in exeellcnt condition.— I ossession may ho had on the first of Dcceinlier. AL-0, An Office and Me Heines fora Physician. ApdIv to Mr John Collins, or 0(122 _ S. WHEELER. l^OK Rl-'N , anrt possession «nven 1st .l.mui A fv, 1846, that large and eomm-dimis BRICK HOUSE situated on the corner >.f Crawford and County streets, at present occupied l.y Mr. Thus Guv. . J The House is desirable from its location and is well .adapted f.»r a B .aiding House. To a -mud tenant the terms will be moderate. Apply to ' O' * 29 WM. G. MAIJPIN. Boarding house.—Mrs sahau Chant, would respectful!v call the attention of Board ers and Transient Persons to her large and com modi.ms Mouse, situated in 'he most pleasant part of Port amonth, at the lower terminon-* • >f Court street, near the water, commanding a full view of t he harbor and shipping. Mrs. G. is desirous of obtaining a lew genteel Boarders, to whom she feels certain site will give entire satisfaeti >n. Her Baths ate fitted up in neat style, ami their use are free to her Boarders. Terms moderate. N. B. Two small Houses on Glasgow street for 1 Rent for the next year. Enquire as above. Oct 1 EVUII ANG E WANT ED.—The highest pto imiitiit will h : paid lor Exchange on Baltimore Philadelphia and Now York, at JNO. D. OORDAN’S, A tig 22 Lotterya nd Exchange Ollire, Norfo CJ II LA I* PUBLICATIONS received ami tor J sale l.y VV H. H. HODGES & CO. I he Betrothed, l>y Alessandro M tnzorio. No. I Illustrated Wandering Jew, Ionc.c Stni'ey, the Yankee Boy who It .d no friends, by II. Hastings Weld, High Life in New York, by Jonathan Slick, Esq. j of WeHlbersfield, Connecticut, price 2o rts, Mcsi. crism ; its rise progress,and mysteries, he- ! ing a critical inquiry into t's assumed merits and j history of i<s mock marvels, hallucinations and ! frauds, by Charles RatlclefT. H ill. M. D., 25 els, The West Point Cadet, price 2> ets, Emily El wood, or the Hermit of the Crags, a ro mance of the Last War, price 12} n.-. Forecastle Yam’s, by John VV. Gould, Mary Morris, and other Tales, by Hei More. Oct 31 I I GUT, LIGHT.—SPERM OIL selling for J SI pc gallon, and warranted to siand the coldest weather. Call at THOS. BROOKS, Jr., 30 West side the Market. BALI IMORE BEEF.—Cornell B.-ef, Choice Pieces, put up expressly for family me. Fo salp,,V THUS. BROOKS, Jr. Oct 30 More light, more light”—comc lius & Co., have supplied us with a fine ns sortment of their splendi I LARD LAMPS. VVe are selling them cheaper than ever they were sold about th. sc parts. Call and look at them ; they arc worth seeing. _ _ w- H. H. HODGES & co. \XJ E A R E F U LLY~JUSTI FI ED in call » > ing attention to the Stock of BOOKS STA TIONERV AND FANCY ARTICLES, which wc t.ave just received. Added to our goo’s on hand we hav. no hesitation in saying that our assort ment is ns inviting and desirable as < an be found. Wc are determined to sell at the very lowest pri res; we arc able to do so, and it needs hut a trial to prove "ur willingness. <>' t "_ W. H. H. HODGES & CO. DRIED BEEF.—Choice Beet Hairs in Store and lor sale by 30 THOS. BROOKS, Jr. Ur()«F)ltO> S POUNDS.-30 Mutts Wood , run Pound Lump I'tthacco of superior qual ity. j"*t received, and for sale l»y Oct 27 J. WILLS, Commerce st. SOAP—lot) boxes No. I, in store, for sale by Oct 27 J. VV ILLS, Commerce el. PORT’D RICO SU(»AR. in barrels, just re ceived, and for sale by Oct 27 J. WILLS, Commerce, pf. IIMl IT B ®IsATB PF.NCILS.-This is a * J new article, and Irom ihe only tytturry of the •' kind in the known world; possessing every cJeeira ble quality » anted to write on tire Slate, being soft, free from grit, and very strong, amt is fast super seding all <»t era. For sale at the Drugstore. High street, Sign of the Mig Mortar. CIIAS. H. IIKINITSH, Agent. A Iso 3000 Common Slate Pencils. Oct 27 S'1 V'v,<s' *MAWLS,Sfi vwi.s. JOHN ^ K V. & CO., arc How oflVrinsf f.»r -t*lc a very large and well selected Stuck of SIIAW 1.8, to winch they invite the attention of the ladies, and all who desire a neat, cheap, warm, and good arti- i clc. They arc in part as follow*: Super S 4 Striped. Plain and Fif'd Silk Shawls. Do 9-4 Cashmere do of the latest patterns and styles. Super Thibet Wool do, brorha do. Merino do, Zephyr Wool do, very large and pretty ; Mou«a)ine <lc Lane do, some of which sre white and hau l * imely embroidered ; Nett do, Prositn do., and rtl so a large supply of black Thibet and >1u*lin de La Inc Shawls. Rla<k S ik Mantillas, &<, , *jj 0f which they will sell low for the money. <Vt fi JOHN COCKF. k CO , High at BELL’S HATS. There is uo article in the wmdiobe v of a iremlcinau of taetv to which more / attention is paid than to the Hat. nnd f the skill and ingenuity of the beet ^workmen are taxed to produce an ar Hlicle which eliall suit the public. The suorcriber *di lias had many years of experience at his business, has just finished hi* * ALL HA IS, which lie oflci* to tlic beau rnondc, as possessing every requisite that can he devised.— They arc graceful in appearance faultier in style, becoming to every cast of feature, and at the same tune light, durable and economical. A single tri al will convince the most sceptical that the Hats made by the subscriber may safely d* fy competi tion. ROBERT .HEEL, Sign of the Panther, High street, .i__Portsmouth, Va. FALL FASHIONS.—THE SURSFRIRER 1. would announce to his numerous friends and customers, that he has now received the Now and Improved FASHIONS fur tlie F'all, and is prepared to furnish them with the Rest, most fashionable,nnd Cheapest Hats (h it can he pmeured in this aectipn ol country. SIGN OF THE PANTHER, High stieet, Portsmouth. S'T°__ R. BELL. • AVI 1,LI AM It FID, HAT AND CAP M ANUFAC TURER. All kinds of HATS and CAPS made to order anil at the shortest possible notice, and at ns cheap prices, as the same ar ^tide in Nfw York. _Norfolk, June 7. AVAICII AND CLOCK REPAIRING. i ne Subscribers respectful* ly inform Clie inhabitants of I’ortariouth and Norfolk, that j Mr. Andrew Robinson Ima oominenred (he WATCH Sc Cf OCK REPAIRING BUSI NESS, at the Stand former I v occupied by C. W Heydon, and they would say to the I nolle that lie has served a regular apprenticeship at the husines-, anri h is been engaged for the last ten ye ns. Repairing fine W ATCHES & BLOCKS ; t.u*rclorc, li- Hitlers himself (h it I)is abilities arc i "ut'h, as to give satisfaction to all who may favour . him with their custom. j Officers of the Navy, and others, may rely upon iheir work being done in the best manner, and at the tune appointed. The Public are also informed that Mr. D1CK90N of Philadelphia, is connected with him in business, and is prepared to manufacture and ‘•epair Jewedry nl every description, on moderate terms, and in a style not to be surpissed. S<‘P _ROBrNSON & DI0K90N. NKW FASHION* AMLR GOODS — 1 have just returned withn new nnd splen did assortment of Gobi, Silver Lepine, I.ever, and Verge VY atr.h s, Gold Guards,aiarge lot ot Hreast I’ins. an unusual large stock. Gold Fob and Veal Chains, Gold Lockets, Medal min ami miniature t; ises, Gold, Silver, and Sleet ! Spectacles, Gold and Silver Thimoles and Shield*. ; G 'Id Guard Keys, CdM Studs and Sleeve Button*, i (’oral and Clasp?, Finger Kings of every variety. Table, De«.sert anti Tea threaded Silver Fo rks, Tar hie, Dessert and Tea thread Spoons, plain Silva >P"ons, Sugar Tunc-*, Salt and Mustard Spoon*. I<adleg, Butter Knives, (’ream Ladles, Sugar la dles, Silver Tea sets cf.superior style. Combs, Tooth . and Hair Brushes, Silk and other variety of Kcti | rules, a large lot of Fancy Goods. r> A large supply of Fancy Fans from 12} ct*. I to $'6 each. Ladies, call and see them. ! 0O*Cloclca and Watches repaired and warranted I asusuil. Did Gold and Silver biug it and taken in exchange. July 7 J M FREEM AN, Norfolk. CHANGE OP HOUrT On and alter SATUR DAY, the 25th instant, the Baltimore Steam Packet* will leave Hunter’s Wharf, . M. JAS. F. HUNTER, Agent, M_ B. S P. Co. NOTICE TO TRAVELLERS. DAILY LINE, (Sunday’s excepted.) TO RICHMOND, PETERSBURG AND THROUGH TO CHARLESTON. THE Steamer CURTIS PECK.Capt John Da 1 vi.s, leaves Southgate's Wharf, every Tuesday, i Thursday and Saturday Morning, at half past 6 o'clock, and Steamer ALICE, Capt. Thos Skin ner, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday Mor ning, at aa mo hour, each boat touching at all the intermediate landings on Hie River, and con nee with the Bay steamers daily, so that passengers go ing South can go on without detention. ’ 6 Passage and fare (from and after the l«t N .vem her.) from Norfolk and to and from Richmond and Petersburg, #3 HO Pass.gc throughout to Weldon. $6 Of). 0,1 31 _ DICKSON U MALLORY. S WHEELER, Attorney and Counsellor a • Law, Portsmouth, V*. 03-Office in Rourke’s New Building, High street where he will he pleased to see all Dersons having husiness in the line of his profession. Sep 18 CARD.—-P.& A. P. HOW, Engineer.-', Iron and brass Founders, Briggs’ Point, Norfolk. Ate now prepared to contract for executingany kind of STEAM ENGINES, AGRICULTURAL I.MPLE j MEN PS, and Machinery in general. Or lers left at C. & G. Reid’s, No. 2. Newton’s ; )Miarf, or Mr. John Nash. C-rner of High and Crawford street, Portsmouth, will be promptly at tenrted to.__May 12—fini. V V’ ILLIAM WOODWARD, Notary Pub » lie anrl Serivener, G'-neral Agent, Convey ancer, and Collector, will attend to all business en trusted to his care with promptness and despatch. fj>-Office on Wide Water Street, head of Ror. | tmhe Square._ July g PR4 V ATE BO A K DING-HOUSE.—L. W. LANE, on Mi Idle, between North and Glas glow Streets, Portsmouth, Va. N. B. 'Transient Hoarders taken bv the week or month. PICK LED ov STERN, Nierty Spictd, pat as in the he t possible, in inner, can b • had bv ap plying at the St tea of John James, Norfolk; Jo st ph A. Bilisoly, Portsmouth, or to the subscriber on the Western Branch. Bop IS -2iwtf JOHN BENSON. I|UKE SPICEN.—Just received a fresh supply r of Pure Spiett, l-uc h IS Ground Pepper, Ground Allspice, Ground Ginger, Cayenne Pepper, Cloves, Nutmegs, Cinnamon, Arc. For sale at the Drug Store, Sign of the Big Mortar. * Orrj27__CHAS II HEIN1T8H. Agent. \ XEN I A XEN!!—Can be had at the St-.re of .A S. JAMES, West side Market Square, Ports mouth, tin,assortment of T. Hucstia’s AXES, of all sizes, at the lowest prices; warranted io s'and six n» .nths (let -2| MOUSt LINE Nil AWLS. A few .. , r i rivcd at MAUPlNS. Oct 17 _ _ UTELCH F L A N N EL. — Just received a few pieces Genuine WELCH FLANNEL, war ranted not to ibrink; which will be sold cheap at _ MAUPIN’S, 17 Crawford street. SATTTNF.TTN.-l have now on hand just re ceive I a go id assortment of SaMinetfs and Tweed Cassi meres from 37J to $1.50, which will be disposed of at a small advance Call at Oet 17 MAUPIN'tt Cheap gtora.