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I LÎuh K quotation» furnished by R. [ ^ ( o., N. E. Cor. 4th and Mar I Wilmington, Del., at 1 P. M. to .i«U< ber tee the only per ties. 11 tee the the io in Î b.iil*. ire ire 112 * . 11.1 J ne* m* 112 * il*» 11 . 110« ...33 Bid. Asked . WJ* . io* . NTork QUOTATIONS tne. 25* 23* ail 6* . fit»* îific . 47 40* 22* 22* 49* 49* Valley. Navigation 27* • 27* . 8* 40 rrmispoftation... Eiie. 14* LOCAL STOCKS, rton Coal Gas Company ... Hank of Delaware ational Bank...... d Bank. .. 90 . .101 llank'wiV. ai.d Brandywine. .63* State Bonds. lj*j : lot rton City Loans. tie County. t Kall mul, first Mortgage. . b Raildoad.extension. ml leading, first Mortgage.. JLMINCiTON MARKETS. W si. m I ; nm at the Brandywine Mills for 1 (.rain—Corrected Dally. . 9-800A 9.75 . 6 .Via 7 25 . 5 Via C 75 1 40a 1 50 .. 52 Cat 53C. 101 • ton, Del. Jan. 9. 1^7. Flour y 'Ll IAL SOT I CHS. GREAT DISCOVERY! ; U N KLF.S BITTER WINE OF r th»? cure of weak stomach, gene iv. indigestion, disease of the ner uin, constipation, acidity of the , and all cases requiring a tonic, ne Includes tlie most agreeable and suit of iron we possess : Citrate ftic Oxide, combined with the most lot vegetable tonics—Yellow Peru ci in many cases of debility, loss x*. and general prostration, of an alt of iron, combined with our val rve, W most happy. Jt augments ite, raises the pulse, takes off mus hincss, removes tlie pallor of de d gives a florid vigor to the coun t want something to strengthen iyou want a good appetite ? iuild up your constitution 7 Do you eel well 7 Do you want to get rid a a nos« ? Do you wont energy 7 Do l to sleep well ? Do you want brisk reus feelings? If you do, try I Wine of Iron. lly valuable tonic has been sothor lAted by all classes of the comma* l it is now deemed Indispensable as nedicine. It costs but little, purl lood and gives tone to the stomach, s the system and prolongs life. ;>r.ly ask a trial of this valuable E.F. KUN Do you Price $l ix r bottle, le Proprietor, Philadelphia, Pa.— rdruggist for KunkeFs Bitter Wine inii hike no other make. Soldonly lev. All others 1 U'.firu counterfeit, so Tape Worm. y removed with purely vegetable ', passing from the system alive.— intll the head atients treated forth Ninth St.,, hiladelphla. Ad i Scat, Pin and Ktomuch VV Dved. Ask your druggist for Kun o km Syhui*. Price $1 per bottle, c.reuiar. i.ovldAwlra and passe«. Co . Dr. E. F.K UNKEL, r» Mlrm nli Care for Corn** i-mcdy oi great popularity for g < ornv without pain. F BRINGHURST A CO., Apothecaries, er Sixth and Marked. St*. [ Fine Nall NcIsmoh LmI Straight, Nail Brushes, Hand , Nail Files, Nail Brushes, etc., for 1 E. BR1NGJUJUSTA CO., " er Sixth aud Market Sis. For (be Bath. [rushes,Bath Towels,Bath Sponges, li s **oaps in extensive variety. A Iso U» v**s, Straps. Brushes, Ac.,Of horse •y ]■ riction Gloves, and many other o! tin? same classes. E. BRINGHURST A CO., , ( orner Sixth and Market Sts. U< «ibert Iiiitton, tw and Gas Fitter, • t- 1£. feiccoud St |J Kinds of work In his line in Hie nif r and at the lowest figures, than!:! ni]y reecived and promptly to. NI * Camps of different kinds kept id for very cheap. m liionable^ Furniture, i J. nHSahivian» ti£ liiiiK Mrtei, tNUTON, DEL. '■II, " 1 '"'sportfully inform tlie citt ' ' : w ilmington, and tho sur itry that we continue hand id keep •Lablished ware ry variety and -any, Uo.scwood hire suitable for parlor, chamber •i i. f Ma! t ; is larger and be found In Delaware, our establishment "Id Ut ; represented. *i tlie most fashionable h.r and kept constantly ' manufacture and con ... ...... •« assortment of Spring *md Husk Mattresses. 4.,, * J. N. HARMAN, •119 King»trect, Wilmington. "'«Blind, hiadc t< • w ils H\ U. UlItXELi, MACHINIST, RbO East Second Street, 13 «mag* Streit, (np-etilr,,) ami makes to order his Pat. m' ™ ™vct Cutters, Drilling Ma i „poppers, Improved Pipe hi, 'î'mgand Cutting MachlneV; ,t, , ,Vq 11 Vt , r .>' superior for the pur I ncifi* a *' so »'"Pali*« Guns, m pr.,n ' docs llkut Machine intliel£ st £yi e klnd " 01 edgtd U>ols ulï ï/nV ßo,n e knowletlge of ma MTiiulr I l)c ' ttt,ccn ns a partner, us 0cr * 1US ttore than he can atlend I 0 Put ronage poetfully Policlted liN G H1RZEL. 11 - 11 JO advertisers. 1 nd for our LAW ARE LIST ;i application. GO., 4 j Parle «cow, K 2taw4w Add re» s GEft ♦MX 1IOV FIRST EDITION! i a the of. Board of Education. HEOULAR MHETINO LAST EVENING— new Member sworn :n—resolu tions OF BKgPKCT. A regular meeting of the Board of Education, was held last evening, President Shortledge in the chair. Allen Smith the newly elected mem ber from Fourth ward, in place of Jas. Woolley, waB sworn in. Mr. Price chairman of the Commit tee on Finance, reported bills due to the amount $7,180, aud that there was only 91,800 on hand to meet them,and therefore he would move that the pro per officers be instructed to have a note for $10,100, discounted at the Union National Bank, for 90 days. Adopted. Committee on Accounts reported a number of bills correet, and asked that checks be drawn in favor of the pat ties. Adopted. Mr. Ruth asked if the water bills were the same as last, and if so there was a mistake in them as schools Nos. 11 and 12 did not use any water from hydrants. The bills were referred back. Mr. Ruth, chairman of the Commit tee on Fuel stated that he had asked the committee on No. 18, to look after the fuel aahe bad heard that after the school was dismissed, church took in, and used the fuel. Mr. Heieler stated that he had heard that some of the fuel had been put into the minister's cellar, and upon visiting him he lodged it but premised back. Committee on Insurance, staled that the policies in the Farmers and New Castle Insurance Companies had been renewed and the premiums amounting io $183 50 had been paid. Mr. Jenkins stated,that the furniture in Nos. 8 and 1C was not insured. The committee were authorized to have it insured. Mr. Etkle, fromCommiltee on teach ers bad no report to make with the ex ception that there bad been two inter esting lectures delivered at the night school. Mr, Eckle, moved that the building committee on No. 5, be discharged.So ordered. The committee on N*. 17, were in structed to rent the school, for another Î 'fear, providing that they can procure t on the same terms as at present or lower Mr. Heisler rose to question of privi lege. and stated that he had noticed a local in one of the daily papers that the rooms in No. 8. were not kept warm he desired to state that they were al ways warm though the stoves were in a had condition, Mr. Smith was appointed a member of the visiting committee of No. 7 in place of Mr. Woolley. The Secretery read a communication from the Delaware Association for the Moral Improvement and Education of the Colored People enclosing a check for $539 20, the amount of tax collect ed in this city under the act taxing colored people for the support of their own schools. The check was accept had acknow to pay it ed. Mr. Roberts moved that thecommit tee of No. 16, he authorized to procure four clocks aud two tables fer the use of that school. So ordered. Mr. Baird, stated that ho visited the office of the superintendent yesteiday morning, and he noticed a little girl there very badly marked from punish ment by one of the teachers of No, 7, and he would ask the committee of that school if they knew of the circum stances. for for Mr. Morrow, from the committee of that school stated that he knew of it shortly after it occurred and he did not think it worth while to bring it before the Board, as be thought the committee could arrange the matter. Mr. Heisler, moved that when the Board adjourn, it adjourn to meet on □ext Monday evening. Bo ordered. Dr. Buck moved that the resolutions read by Mr. Eckel in reference to Mr. Woolley, be published in all the daily papers. Mr. Chandler 6aid that he thought that it was not necessary to go to such an expense as other good members had left the Board and nothing was said about them. Mr. Zebley concurred with Mr. Chandler saying Mr. Woolley had done no more than his duty same as any other lhembei. Mr» Eckel, read a very touching eu** logy on tue death of William S. Hilles and on his motion the following Reso lutions of Respect were unanimously adopted. Wiiekeas, This Board has learned wiih icere regret of the death of its late fellow •mber, William 8. Hillcw, which occur red at the town of Nice, in Southern Fr on the 26th duy of Docembcr last, and Whereas, In recognition of the sad event it broom es us to give expression to our feel ings and take such official action as may he consistent with our senseof duly, amt tin* relaiions which the deceused held with this Board, therefore Rr.Holvid, That in tho death of Mr. Hilles this Board has sustained the loss of one oi its most valued members, whose and mature judgment, were alwi cised in behalf ol' the cause of pupului cation and i*s varied Interests. Resolved, That whether officer, member of committee mnscl du its presiding station, he always commanded the respect of Ills associates by the integrit y of charac ter and honesty of purpose which he talnod, and which were admired as con trolling elements of hin nature. Resolved, That in testimony of tlie high regard in which we have held him as a elt iasen a friend and an associate, this Board will*attend his funeral in a body upon tlie arrival of his remain* at home. Resolved, That these resolutions bo entered at length upon the record of the Board, and attested copy sent to tho iamily ol tho dcoeased. Resolved , That in further testimony of our respect for his memory, the Board do now adjourn. _ The Pknna. & Del. R. R.—Travel the Pennsylvania and Delaware R. R. continues between Landenburg and Pom eroy. No trains are running between Landenburg aiid Delaware City. The Jefferson Ci.ub.— At the regu lar meeting of the Jefferson Club last evening, the question. "That the Chinese vote would be beneficial to tlie Democrat ic party," wa3 decided in the negative. The semi-annual election of officers will take place next Monday evening. Tho Triumph Truss Co., of 1315 Chest nut street, I'hiltt., and 334 Bowery, N. Y are curing rupture in from 30 to 90 days, anil give a written guarantee of cure, oiieriiig a reward of $1.000 if they tail.. Call or send ten cents for their new book. d&w THE «ITT COUNCIL. An adjourned meeting of tlie City Council was held last evening, President Lichtenstein presiding. Mr. Febiger, stated that he had received a communication from the Mayor, stating that he thought that if there was a map taken from the map of he city, showing the locations of the diflerent fire plugs and the size of the water pipe supplying them, and furnished to each engine Com pany, it would facilitact mattere at a fire. But there being a motion before the Council the communication could not be. taken up until the motion was disposed of. Mr. Pickels, called for thejthiid reading oftbe ordinance,making the annuafappro priation which was as follows: Waterworks. *20 000 llord of Health.. Opening and Grading nlrects Public buildings. Public Lamps. Fire Companies. Kepalrlng and Cleansing Streets_ Paving Beds of Mtreeta. Hewers. Incidental and Miscellaneous Ex penscs. Salaries. Public Square.. Hospital,. Printing... Garbage,. Fuel. Public Schools. Total amount of appropriations includ ing interest as published in t lie G A zkttk last week $200,811. The Ordinance passed by the l'oilow ingvotc: Ayes—Adams,Canby, Chandler, Davis, Downing, Keastcr, Irclan, Jones. Kendall. Lynch, McUlinehcy, Paynter, Pickels, Taylor, Windle; President Lich tenstein, 1(1. Upon the motion to fill the blank for Fire Companies with $14,000, Mr. Lynch moved to amend by insetting $15,000, saying that firemen could not get along with any less than $2,000. Mr. Irelan said they were the poorest paid men in the city, and he thought they ought to get more than they do now. Mr Pickels accepted the amendment and it passed. Mr. Pickels moved that Council pro ceed to the nomination and election of City Vaccine physicians. Mr. Canby nominated Dr. E. C. Dun ning, for the Eastern District, and Mr. Windle, nominated Dr. N. B. Morrison, for the Western District. No other nominations being made Council proceeded to ballot, and the above physicians were elected receiving 10 votes to 1 blank. On motion ad journed. 7,00 00 2,000 18,000 10,000 *20,000 1,000 2,000 "»,001 40,000 2,000 1,500 5.000 3.000 65.000 Stray Wftifto. The Weccacoe steamer is again in ser vice. The subject of Henry Ward Beecher's lecture in this city on the üoth inst., will he "Hard Times." CARD. The undersigned successor to and a part ner in tho late firm of E. B'inghurst & Co., u holesale and Retail Druggist«, will con tinue* the business at tho old rftond, and while returning his sincere thajiks that the previous efforts of tho firm have met with such gratifying appreciation, will, with tho aid of a full corps of competent and skill full assistant«, who have had a practical training in this establishment in their ex rcspectivcly, of from five to ten years each and throe of whom are Gradu ates of the rhUacUtptUa CbUege if rtuzrmacy , endeavor by faithful and careful attention tx> tho highly responsible duties of tho Apothecary in his manifold dealings with life and health, to merit and receive tho lib eral pat ronage so long extended to this house* Z. JAMES BELT, Apothecary, < 'or. Sixth and Market Street*. ol as In perle '-if InfluciiE«. Kioto Mr. W. P. Oglesby, of Harrisburg, of Pa. ■A little over a year since I was taken with a bad cold, aud for some time was confined to my bed with severe pains in my breast, back and side, accompanied with a violent cough, so that 1 was fear ful that the disease had maxie a lasting impression on mv constitution. Through tho family of Rev. W. R. DeWitt, I was informed of the efficacy of Dr. Wis tar's Balsam of Wild Cherry in cases like my own. I gave it a trial with the most lutary result«. I had not taken it three days before my cough commenced to yield, and before the contents of a bottle were taken it had entirey left me. Since then I have induced several persons to use the Balsam for coughs, colds, whoop ing cough etc., and always with the most satisfactory results." 50 cents and $1 a bottle. Sold by all druggists. DMXD. Tnc funeral of Robert Lloyil Coxo will leave tlie residence of his father, Tenth street above Jefferson, on Wednesday, at 2 o'clock. The relatives and friends of the family arc affectionately invited to attend. WANTED. W ANTED—Poultry, Butter and Eggs, for which the highest price will be paid by Nicholas B. Appleton, Thirdstreet Market, ianSeod-ltw ANTED—Good Mortgages, large and small, country and rit£ HKAU) . Ciuyton Hound Building. w janC-ll. I>H. SHAIUXÜER S DKIKr N- W- Cor- 3d <Si Washington Sts STORE, WI LAI i NO to n , Ei.l. MAS 1 1'üJi.i ' AO TJ CE. TN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF TjJEU. FOR EASTERN RI8TRH I OI I S. l'ENNA. In the Tiiiiin Circuit. EDMUND D. RANDOLPH vs. TUE WJLr MI NO TON and R E A DIN ( »' R A J LR ft AD COMPANY ct. al. Of October Session, 1M5. No. 41. Tho Masters appointed by the Circuit Court to report distribution of Uie proceeds of tlie sale of tho Wilmington and Rending Railroad, in the hands of George Richard son, Abraham Gibbons and George Brooke, Trustoes, under a decree of sale in the above entitled cause, will meet the partie« Inter ested for tho purpose of their appointment, on MONDAY, January 8th, 1817. at three o'clock P. M., at No. lot) South Third street, in the City of Philadelphia, when and whore all parties having claims must pre sent tho same or be debarred from coming in on tlie said fund. HAMUEL BELL WILLIAM McMICHAEL, Masters. dec27 2taw2 I>r. I>. S. Thomas». v the Colton Dental Assooi ation. devoted to the Tain loss ilh fresh and pure Late Entire Practlc Extraction of Tcctti 1Y1.TKOÜS OXIDE GAS. S A Lady In Attendance. OlfiCH'-Oftö WALNUT STREBT \f)i tli side. Phlladoljrtna. j_ y A. M. to 5 P. M. UUgl7 Ho : FOR *A I F. a SO RENT. TIOR SALE. 1 Stock. Good Will anil Fixture« of tue d established Hat Store, 233 Market street In offered for sale one week. None need apply except those meaning business. jUn9-4t E of _afteruoou, Î Stilt FENT.—Tim utilmcnlier offers tlie KARM be resides on, In Mill Creek Hundrcd, near Brandywine Spring», for e rent. DAVID GRAV jttiitlwtt EH OR RENT_A Fnrm ode acres of good land, with H acres or strawberries, oil the Hare's Corner road, about 2* miles from Wilmington. Possession given at "ÏS?, 8 ™ 11 u "' u,t A ' , i > < | y, u ' ! declfl-tf WM. BRIGHT. ie T YPE FOR KALE,-Fouls 200 to 400 lbs. : '" of second band nonpareil type for sale, ! would work very well on a slow press with I damp paper. Pi Ice 20 cents per lb. Apply «I Uns office. novin-tf T7IOR WALE OR EXCHANGE—A hand 1? Komo fine toned second hand Estey Or gan Hourly new. Apply to thm office. feUJlf F J jlOR RENT—The dwelling No. 320 East ' Eighth street, between Walnut, aud oplar; one of the best neighborhoods, in nov2itf the city. Apply at. tills office. OR KALE OR RENT-The old estab lished Bakery, together with dwelling, fixtures and stabling, ut the N. W. comer of Fifth and Tatnnll streets. Apply to HUBERT TAYLOR, jrOtf On tlie premises. F F OR HA LE OR RENT-The handsomely located new dwelling 1210 Delaware A venue. A fp!y next door. jy28tf OR SALK—Three building lots on Jackson street, between tith and 7th— Five building lotN Buren, four on Front street near Jackson, and a lot 21 feet front on Delaware Avenue, near Harrison. Apply at tills office. mar4tf R. SCOTT. F Fifth street near Van mEBTH FOR ALL THE PEOPLE. A BKMJTIFUL TEETH AT $ 3 , $ 0 , $8 and §10 PER SET. fFfCfSSk ! Truth extracted without pain by the use ga*. Over thirt y years experience. ox- . .... DR. GALLAGHER, No. f> Last 5th Street, opposite Clayton p y ELAWAIIE CARPET HOUSE, 309 MARKET STREET, ABOVE THIRD, WILMINGTON, DEL. Honw*. D The cheapest place In the city to buy your CAHPKTS OIL CLOTHS, MATTINGS AND WINDOW SHADES) Henry Grrebe'«. 309 MARKET 8T. N. B_ lia* Oarpet woven to order at the aii.rtestnolioe and lowest market rates. ser will NOTICE To My Friends and Fatrons, JANUARY. From Uris date wc have reduced the price 3877 1877 Co., con and the with tho ex ten , tho with lib ol HANGING WALL PAPER as follows : Unglazed or blank paper redu ced from 1H to 15 cents per piece; glazed or Katin paper reduced from 22 to 20 cents per piece; all other qualities reduced in propor tion. I am thankful lor your patronage during tho past twenty years, and trust that with my practical knowledge and personal su pervision tlie busidess will be so conducted that It will be mutual interest lor you to continue your patronage. We have hopes that on or before March 26th we will be able to reduce prie material department, as well a« at present In the work department. Yours very truly. JOHN R. HOLT 223 Market « in tlie et. janl-tf U. «.DISTRICT COURT. District of Delaware. In Re Alfred Gallagher ,, Bankrupt. ^ District of Delaware SH Upon reading and considering tue petition of George McCall, praying that Charles Welley Weldin may be ordered to deliver up to paid petitioner his Bond and Mortgage, executed for security for the pay ment to said Bankrupt's creditors, of cer tain notes accepted by said creditors In pursuance of a resolution of competition adopted by a meeting of said creditors ; which said notes are alleged to have been fully paid and that tlie said Weldin may bo ordered to satisfy said Mortgage of record at New Castle It is orderad by the Court that notice be published in the Delaware Republican and Gazette, newspapers in said District, for two times, that all creditors of said bankrupt and other persons in interest may appear at this Court as a Court of Bankruptcy, Friday the 12th day of January, l«77, at 'clock, A. M., and show cause, if any there be, why the said Bond and Mortgage should not be satisfied and cancelled. R. RODMOND SMITH, Clerk U. H. District Court, Distriot of Delaware. was in fear I Wis like most three to bottle Since to the all ) In bankruptcy. 10 will Tenth at the dec291t*w2w EPILEPSY OR FITS. M Sam A kit v Nervine, the great Sgg Nerve Conqueror, cures Kpilept le Fit», Convulsions, Hpasms, .St. Vitus llanceand all nervous diseases ; tlie only known pos re for Epilepsy, it has itive and sure lieen tested by thousands and has never been known to fail in a singleease. Inclose sump for circulars, giving evidence of cures. Trial package free, 1'lcaso give name of express office when ordering med icines. Also send names und address of all persons subject to Epileptic Fits. Address, Dr. is. A. RICHMOND. Josephs, Mo. 711 Bo: jannd&wly nd sell Stocks, i Bonds and Gobi in N. > York, Fhila,Haiti I and local market«. BANKERS AND BROKERS. Clayton House Building. Entrance Street. FOR SALE, S II A R E 8 DELAWARE R. K. CO'S STOCK. ■ imv Heald&Co. 5th low JOHN DAVIS. Merchant Tailor, \a. no 'larkrt Street. WILMINGTON. BliL. Largo and.'soleot Etock. Prices to suit the times. All ge.ds and work guaranteed. Promptness our motto. octl&-3m o KND 16c. u> G. P. ROWELL A 00.. New ^ York, for Pamphlet ol 10ft yaices, contain n* list of S0G0 newapaner. in »no estimate inr coetof aiivertUiojç. apr2ftljw W ANTED.—A girl to cook and do kitch en work, Apply at 1105 Market street. Jan4 4t buy kav HE'S Improved Patent, True Fitting hand-made shirts. Ail the Latest Styles of Gents' Furnishing Goods on hand. Hl I 51 4 J4i> HAVRE, K». 1 .')■'> 1 4 lie.iuut Sir.. I'ltila N. E. coriier Broad, (ipen in cvci in uovUdikwam : ThoP W Sl K. R. K, eWNl AL MEBTIXO. The annual meeting of the stockhol ders of the P. W. & B. R. R. Co., was held at the office, in this city, yesterday at which the annual report of the President and Treasurer were suli mitted and the following directors eleet e ,i ' as Samuel M. Felton, Thurlow, Pa..; Wm. Sellers, Isaac Hinkley, Philadelphia, Pa.; Joseph Bringhurst, Samual Harlan, Jr., Chan. Warner, Wilmington, Del.,; Thos. Kelso, Enoch Pratt, Tlios. Donaldson, Kamuel M. Khoemaker, Baltimore, Md.,; Jacob Tome, Port Deposit, Md.,;Nathan ie i Thayer, Wm. Minot, Cha*. P. Jiow '" tch > Kot,ert H Stevenson, Boston, Mass, At a subsequent meeting of the direc tors the old officers were re-elected. The annua] report shows the net earnings of the main line tobe $3.305.437.87; of the New Castle & Wilmington, $81,887,19; and of the New Castle & Frenchtown, $08,811,13. Total net earnings, $3,456, 130,19, The gross operating expenses of the main line tributaries was $1,757,091, 091,48, adding to the latter $77,790.77, for ßtate and local taxes and $15,234,00 for interest, gionnd rents, &c., and deduct ing the whole from the grots earnings, shows a net re venue of $1,600,019,97, out of this 925,960,00 has been paid lor di vidend Nob. ol and «»8, ol d per cent. 1 ur ther deduction» are made lor cost ol operating the Delaware Railroad, sub scription to Centennial stock and shrink age of value in material and $.'*05,837,13 lor additional buildings, equipments, &c. not properly chargeable to operating ex penses, and there is a surplus of $256,774 27, of which $250,000,00 was placed to re newal fund, and $0,774,27 to credit of revenue account. from traffic, including those of the New Castle and Wilmington, and New Castle and Frenchtown, compared with those of 1875, show an increase of $409,965,11, to a The gross receipts or about 13] per cent. ! The operating expenses, taxes included, show an increase over 1875 of $29,014,73, or about 1 .<>-10 per cent. The passenger receipts of the. P. "NV. X: lï. R. R. show an increase over 1875 of $4K)3,900,07, or about 35 7-10 per cent., and the increase on tho Delaw 1 are R. R. was only $4,304, 96, or about 7J per cent. The freight receipts on the Delaware R. K. show a decrease ol $180,201,71, or "» or about 13 per cent. The increase in pas senger receipts is attributable to the Centennial, without it there would prob ably have been a decrease fan compared with 1875. In anticipation of an in crease of passenger traffic due to the Centennial, the passenger car and loco motive equipment was added to, the ex tent of $206,843,39. The report was that the company owns 80 locomotives 19$ passenger and baggage cars, 1250 freight cars and 15 miscellaneous, making a to tal of 1460 cars. A Herloum Arridrut. We regret to state that Mr. David Robinett an old irentleman residing at 206 E. Sixth street, met with a serious accident yesterday morning. While in t.he act of depending the stairs about 4 o'clock, he slipped and fell. His son hearing the noise found him lying at the foot of the stairs insensible, his head lying in a pool of blood. Dr. Harlan wan summoned, and dressed the wounds which are principaly about the head, and shoulders. No honea were found to be broken, and hia recovery ie speedily looked for. or to PASSING COUNTERFEIT MONEY. Charles Smith, of this city, was arres ted this morniDg, from passing a counter feet $10 bill on Wm. Hitchen, grocery man, Cor. 4th and Walnut streets. If e will be given a bearing this evening at 7 o'clock. tlie In Darkness,—T he police office, and Council Chamber, remained in darkness, last evening, for a few minutrs owing to water getting in the pipes. Members of Council had to get candlep, and put them on their desks before business could be proceeded with. The Historical Society.—I t has been deemed expedient to postpone the delivery of the historical paper on the "Battles of Trenton and Princeton/' Mr. Rodney having consented to read it at some future time. Another Victim ok Diptheria.— The only remaining child of Henry Gamble a little daughter, six years old was buried yesterday. The cause of her death was diptheria. Mr. Gamble, lost two sons about a week ago from the same disease. It is stated that members of the Senate Committee on Counting the Electoral Vote have intimated that there is a fair prospect of an agreement. In ; of be at at i HEALTH INFLUENCE! Restoring tho NervOusand Debilitated. Imparting Life, Strength, and Health to the uanuty organism, SuccoMfuUy treating Disease Dr. BRYAN'S ELECTRO VOLTAIC AND " MAGNETIC APPLIANCES. Jtmul Medicine, Recently introduced after years of study and research. They are of quadruple pow er. imbuing tho system with a constant cut of yilulizing UUctric an d Magnet ic JCrr/C, ELECTRICITY IS NATURE'S POWER. A Sovereign Specific* in Dy^pcpwo—Ner vous Debility—Diseases ol* the Lungs— Rheumatism Paralysis— Kpilepsy— Sciati •a—Spinal derangements—'-Iniiioteney— Disorders of the Kidney»—and Functional difficulties generally. f Tho Applianeesare strongly charged with FIs-trie, Galvanic and Magnetic influence, of different degrees of intensity, suitable to all cases, and conditions, and effect, (hires where medicines haw faded. References to numerous Physicians and Patient«. Illustrated Pamhplets explaining tho principles of their action. Cost, etc., free application. Address DR. BRYAN, 147 East Fifteenth Street, New York. janödly rag carpet weaving AT STANTON. DEL. BY JOSEPU MARSHALL ail di.erlptloa l st .1 d . * ■ • CABPfiTb WITH WOOL. n stripe or chain woven to order. M ATTINGS—We have now in stouk white and check Canton mattings by no piece, in axle at th lowest prices. V WM. B7SHARP, Fourth and Market FOR «ALE. . B'.aoksinuh j ?* *h l 0 U „,wn' ■ e ., | n, v 1 l' WtÎ ,nl TVhcélwriffht shops iojreth ug U ol > l.lud 'This il tit bio. si ow.*rk, Dc aware i. i bed o\ <r 40 years. « II. ' IllGIlT, been; xr<. Del ' SECOND EDITION! THE duel,. liennctt HhootN Muy Delaware seems to be a favorite spot for engaging in Duels and prize fights, as another instance, the much talked of due) between James Gordon Bennett anil Frederick May, the brother of Miss May to whom Mr. Bennett was engaged to be married on last Tuesday, and owing to the non-fulfilment on the part of Mr. Bennett he was publicly and severely cow-hided by Mr. May in front of the Union Club House in New York The castigation led to a challenge from Mr. Bennett to Mr. May that led to a duel yesterday afternoon near Slaugh ter's Station on the Kent Co., R. R., about one mile from the Maryland line several places had been designated for the in countre among them being one on the Vermont line near Canada. The circumstances of the Duel are about as follows: On Monday morning New York two gentlemen arrived on the and Washington Express that arrives here at 2 o'clock, and stopped at the Clayton House, registering it is supposed under factitious names. The gentlemen appeared to be utter strangers to each other in the morning, when one of the party offered to pay the others bill, being told that it was settled he turned around to the gentleman who was present, and ; nini by name asked him if he had settled.being answered in the affirmative he replied all right. Shortly afterwards they departed together and that was the last seen of them. Yesterday morning on the arrival of the 8:30, train from Phila delphia, two fashionable dressed young men disembarked from the train, anil were immediately joined by the two gentlemen who had stopped at the Clay ton House. Nothing more was heard of them until the departure of the Delaware train South, at 9:30, when they were seen to get on board. Nothing moro was thought of it until yesterday afternoon, about 5 o'clock when the officials at the Delaware railroad, office in this city received a dispatch from the agent, at Clayton Station, asking for a special en gine. The dispatch stated that a party wished a special engine, and car and hail paid $100 for its use. The party dis patching gi Upon th callin ve no name. e receipt of the despatch it was immediately surmised that it was Mr. Bennett and his friends, which sur mise seemed to be confirmed upon the arrival of the train at this city. Th f ine left here about 6:30, and arrived :06. Upon the arrival of the train four men disembarked, and went into the de pot resturant, calling for whiskey. Being informed that it could not be had there they took ale. Afterwards one of the party, a mao about 6 feet 2 inches, broad shouldered, with a heavy sandy mous tache, and having a scar on his face, called at the United States Hotel, and drank a glass of whiskey. After having drank he adjusted a pair of gold eye glasses and scrutinizing a despatch lying on the bar left. From the description S ' ven he was supposed to be Mr. Bennett. r. Joseph George, residing near Slaughter s Station, stated this morning that a party of six men were seen in that neighborhood yesterday afternoon look ing around, and after being a§ked sever al times what they were looking for, they gave no information, and soon al ter wards left. The party that came up last evening on the special train, left for Philadelphia on the 9:20 train. Mr. May, accompanied by came up on the Delaware e en ai a friend, train this morning, and it is said was slightly wounded about the body, but he declined to give any information. a u. s. c^orirr. The U. 8. District Court met this morning. Judge Bradford presiding. The graud anil petit Jurors wen* sworn in. A nolle pro8iqui t was entered in tie following cases for selling liquor with out special licensi : Vincent O'Neil, William Duffy. Ira Corby. Patrick Iieury, Robert Welsh and Howard H Fletcher. The case of Iria J. Swain for for^ gerj of U. S. pension papers was con' linued until next term. The Grand Jury has not as yet re ported on any of the cases laid befoie them. The following is a list of Jurors drawn yesterday afternoon: GRAND JURY. New Castle County.—Stephen S. South ard, John Stafford, Henry H. McMullen, Kamuel W. Stewart, Elmer W. ^Howard Garrett, Wm. L Rudolph,Charles Smith, M. B. Ocheltree, Isaac S. Elliot. Kent County.—John W. Carter, Wil liam M. Green. Sussex County.—Nutter G. Wootoi. D. W. Moore, MarkH, Davis, David S. Truitt, John E. Parker, H. S. Downing. John II. Cade, James T. Thompson, J. .*> Burton, Win. R. Tubbs, John Wilgus. Clark, ic I'ETIT .11 RV. New castle County.— M B Stotsenburg Warren Burnaby, Robert McFarlin, Jacou I'HerdmaiijWm W Hoopes, Wm TShaw. Skumel Culbert, Wm Alexander, James Black, James A. Hart, Andrew Carey, J. M. Bryan, Kent County.—Charles E Simmons. ge E Bell. Sussex County. —Peter B. Jackson. Thomas H. Riggan, Zadoc P. Collier,John L. Bacon, Joseph S. Truitt, Wm. V. Sip ple DavidS. l'urnell, Wm. J. MeNait. Robert W. Hurley, James R. Casey,David Hauston, Henry P. Wolf, Charles H. Maull, Jas. D. West, James Rudy, David W. Warrington. At 1 o'clock the Grand Jury not having reported on any case the Court, took a recess until 2 o'clock. to Ge The British Exploring Expedition to the North Pole has returned, but made no special discoveries. They simply re-travel ed the territory so thoroughly explored in Drs. Kane and Hayes. How much mon useful the discoveries made by Dr. Pierciv with their announcement, dates a new epoch in curing diseases. His Golden Medical Discovery cures the most malign ant scrofulous affections, restores diges tion,removes all impurities from tlie blood and enriches it. if the liver be sluggish, bowels cosntipated, with headache or diz ziness, use his Pleasant Turgative Pellets These remedies are standard. Representatives Springer and Willaic. the sub committee of the House Commit tee on Counting the Electoral Vote, have compiled a volume of 850 printed pages, giving an account of everything heretofore done in regard to tho counting oftha* vote, with the views of leading men upon the subject.