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s? Do you want energy ? Do
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feelings? jf you do, try
Fine of Iron.
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fed by all classes of tho centime
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Khelne. It costs hut little, purl.
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he system and prulon;
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SISTANTS- A Nlw OltDINANCR PASSED
City Council met last evening
President Lltcbenstein in the chair.
lhe streetcommissioner reported 15
men in his employ ; and the Chief En
* ° 8er of the Water Department, 38
.b;™Ä T B'"i"a.7ÄfSs
*50°73t» 78°°' 0t * Rmount in Dank,
Upon motion to dispense with read
nuVrl n 17 le8 « n ^ l , be Miscellaneous
pay roll, Mr. McGlinchey, objected
and it was read, after reading Mr. Mc
Glinchey, moved that the amount »25
credited to Dr. Shortledge, be changed
as he was not elected by the
year reduction in his pay took place
on January let. Mr. Johnson, moved
to amend that it be referred to the
Hospital committee so as it could ex
amine into the matter.
Mr. McGlinchey, accepted the
amendiment and it was passed. The
remainder of the pay roll then passed.
The following petitions were read
and referred :
From Charles Cannon and others,
asking to have a crossing laid at Peach
and Heald streets.
, Mr. Baker, presented a communica
tion from C. II. Gallagher, chief En
gineer of the water works, informing
the Council of the break in the main
that crosses the Brandywine, and the
communication also stated that in or
der to supply the citizens of tho Ninth
ward, with water, that there would be
a pipe 575 feet in length laid over Mar
ket street bridge at a cost of about
8500. The connections would
made next Tuesday.
Mr. Baker slated that the
committee did not deem it necessary
to call an extra meeting ot Council to
lake action on the matter, and under
the circumstances the committee had
ordered the work done, on uis motion
the action of the committee, was rati
J . C. File petitioned that the water
backed up at Eighteenth and Tatnall
streets be carried off.
Mr. Canby presented a communica
tion from BiBhop Lee in reference to
the deposit and accumulation of tilth
in the city sand hole.
Mr. Jones presented a petition
from Thos. H. H. Messenger, and
others, asking that Tenth street, from
Broom to Union, be graded.
Mr. Baker, presented the return of
the commissioB, on opening Franklin
street, from Judge Wales, conflrmning
the action of tiie commission in assess
ing 82,370 to James Downward as
Under new business Mr. Baker
moved that Council go into a nomina
tion and election for chief Engineer
of tiie Surveying department. He
nominated M. C. Conwell, the pres
ent encumbent who was elected for
three ytara without opposition. For
assistants the present encumbents G.
L. Heckman and Seymour P. Thomas
were re-elected without opposition.
Mr, McGlinchey called up for its
final passage the ordinance in lela'ion
to contractors which was read a third
lime, and passed unanimously.
During the evening tho following
orders were directed to be drawn :
George W. Vernon <fc Son, »27; Pat
rick Megarity $159,Gti; Pay roil street
department, »213,6b; Pay roll police
department, 81,383,84; miscellaneous
pay roil, 81.357,30; Patrick Carberry
on account, $30*1; William P. While,
On motion adjourned
.FAME V KIDULE. SON, A: OO's STABLE
JUTRNKI)—ONE HOJt«E J'KRJSUF.S IN
East night about i 1 o'clock, an alarm
of fire sounded from the City Hall, and
the different engine houses. The alarm
was occasioned by a bright light in the
northern part of the city. The light was
occasioned by the burning of the large
stone and frame stable belonging to .lames
Riddle, Son & Co., situated on Riddle's
Road just this side of their cotton mills.
At the time the fire broke out there was
in the stable three mules, two horses and
All of the live stock were rescued from
the building with the exception of the
pony which perished in the liâmes. The
building was entirely consumed, together
with all the hay, carriages, sleighs and
great many other articles. The fire
as first discovered by Leander F. Rid
dle, who was on his way home from this
city. He immediately had the «alarm
whistje on their mills sounded which
notified the fire department in this city.
Although the Fire Department were
soon on the ground notwithstanding they
had to drivo through mud nearly hub
deep. After arriving they were unable
to get water and so had to abandon all
efforts to subdue tho flames. The origin
of the fire is supposed to be from an
oendiary. The loss will probably be be
tween $2000 «and $.1000.
The Estate of Dh. Porter.— Wil
liam Canby aud W• II. Poj ter, trustees
of the estate ol Dr. R, It. Porter, de
ceased. have sold the following pro
perties No. 848 Spruce street, to Wil
liam Maxwell ; No. 8. r >0 Spruce street,
John Cook ; and house and lot S. W.
Corner ot Eighth and Church to Phillip
Bleak, chilly March and N
the two worst months ol the year for
those su fie ring with pulmonary diseases.
Keep Dr. Bull's Cough Svrup near by and
such sufferers will be able to brave thi*
rough weather without * langer.
RKCrOMMKRUtkO BY TUKFACULU
Allen's Strengthening Cordial and
Liver Pills.—They have cured thousands
hopeless cases where all other kuown
remedies have failed j this, too without
the horrors that attend Surgery, or
heroic medical treatment. They are
worth a whole army of Doctors. Trv
hem and be convinced. For sale by all
I hereby give notice that I have re
moved to'wilmiugton, No. 625 JS. Sixth
street, where my office will bo located,
and that I will personally attend to all
business connected with tho Coroner s
office as I have no deputy iu the city.
orders left with D. Fox, Gth and
Shipley streets, will be promptly attended
* David C. Bosk. Coroner of New
Castle County. .md.
Fkkoonai —State Senator Ray ii in
town to-day having come up from Dover
non. B. T. Biggs, is stopning over in
the city to-«lav on his wav from Philadel
Off KOI Oarracas.—. 7. D. Bilim*,
Elian .Johnson, B. T>. Harris, Frank Car
penter and Geo. L. Brittle, of this city,
left to-day for New York, when thev
will leave to-morrow on the ship W llnrd
for Carracas in South America,
:ond party for that place.
Boaud Meeting —The Board of Man
agers of the Y. M. C. A., met at their
rooms last evening at 7.30 o'clock. Henry
W. .Morrow was elected Vice President.
Active means were suggested regarding
financial matters. After general routine
business the Board adjourned.
The Green Him, Meetings. —The
revival meetings at. Green Hill, under the
management of the Y. M. C. A. still
continues with unabated interest. The
church was crowded last, evening. Thirty
four desired prayer and eight were con
verted. J. Wesley Sullivan, Jr., led the
services last night. No arrangements
have as yet been made for the continua
tion of the Revival.
Amount of Water Pumped.— During
tho month of January tho amount of
watpr pumped from the City Mill, into
the basin at Tenth and Market streets,
was 7<>,44V>,11G gallons, 44,308,770 gallons
by Washington engine and 32,09G,:i40 bv
the water power pumps. Twelve times of
tlie above amount would be a large in
crease over the total of last year, but the
Chief Engineer states that the increase
during the p.ast month was owing to the
breakage in the main under the Brandy
Runaways —Two boys aged about,
sixteen and giving their names, as Wil
liam Rost and Joseph Carr, ran away
from their homes in Salisbury, Md., yes
terday. They came up on thé Delaware
train North arriving here at 4;30 p. m.,
and upon arriving in this city got off of
the train, and were taken in charge by a
man and taken to the Residence of officer
Cannon, who sent them to officer Dono
van. who gave them lodging in the City
Hall, promising to send them home this
They stated this morning to the chief
of police that they wanted to go home
and had enough money to pay their way
back if they could get half tickets.
1'ost's father is a fanner, and Can 's a
clerk in a grocery store.
The Christiana creek below Third
Street Bridge is nearly clear of ice.
No cases before the Justices this morn
No light, yet at Sixth ami 5X3111111
Testimony is still being taken before
W. S. Mc.Caulley Esq., master in chancery
in the Killgore case.
Policb Cases. —The followiuL' cR»ea
were heard before Ksquire O'Neill, act
ing-Mayor, this morning :
Ambrose Wilson, for keeping a unre
gi»tered dog, required to pay $5 and
Patrick Murphy, from Newark for
drunkness and fast driving through the
Htreets, sentenced to pay «50 cents and
William Ewing and Mary Ogle, two
tramps, were left oft' under the promise
to leave town.
A man for letting hogs run at large
over Eleventh street, bridge, was required
to pay $2.00 and costa.
W ANTED—For a young man a furnish
ed room. Enquire with price per
w<*ek. at 504 Market street. Barbershop.
To bo held at
On MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12th, 1877.
Tickets admitting a gentleman and lady
50 oent«; extra lady tickets 25 cts. jaai
Tlokets for sale at lis Market street.
N otice to heal estate own:
Those who sell or transfer Real Estate and
do not wish to pay the tax of 1877, will oblige
the undersigned by leaving a notice thereof
at our office, that we may assess it to the
proper owners. EDMUND PROVOST,
Office No. 19. E 6lh. St., between Market
and King fets. Hours, H a. ni. to 12 m„ 2 to
5, and 7 to 8 p. m. decH-tf
Do not Fail to Visit*
M r\ A AA JBj DD/%
M ^MIwl V# Ob Ol% V»^
506 Market Ht.
FLA WARE STATE MUTUAL
Fire Insurance Company,
office. No. 404 market Street,
risks taken at the lowest
W .. IÎ 1 UG nr, President,
Du. Jas. H. Tantum, Vice Pi
1) T HAWKINS, Sec'.v.
janl 2 -an' M. M. CHILD, Trias.
Canton mattings l y
WM. B. SHARP,
Fooi til and $
M attings.— w
white and diet
■le at 1
fjovuKtiss (um;xti\o the ***<;
TOR At VOTE.
Both Houses of Congreess met yester
day In joint convention, President pro
tempore Kerry presiding, to count and de
clare the Klectora) Volt, The rote» of
Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colora
do,Coneucticut and Delaware were count
ed without objection. When the two
certificates of Florida were read, objec
tion was made by the Democrats to the
Hayes certificate, and by the Republicans
to the Tilden certificates. Objections was
also mode to Humphreys, one of the
Hayes Electors, as ineligible. The certi
ficates and paoers in the case were there
upon referred to the Electoral Commis
sion foradjudi cation,andjthe ioiutjconyen
tion adjourned, the Senate withdrawing
to its chamber. The Electoral Commis
sion met in the Supreme Court Hoorn,
immediately after the ad journment of the
joint convention, and arranged that argu
ment in the Florida case should begin
this morning. As the argument will oc
cupy to-day andto-worrow, a decision in
the case cannot be expected before the
early part of next week.
In the legislative session of the U. 8.
Senate, yesterday, the Chair presented a
message from the House announcing the
passage, oyer the president'» veto, of the
billabolishi ng the Police Board of the Dis
trict of Columbia. The bilFand veto were
referred. The credentials' of Henry M.
Teller, Senator-elect from Colorado for
the long term, were presented and filed.
Mr. Robertson presented resolutions
adopted at a mass meeting of the whites
audlnegroes in Barn well,'South Carolina,
declaring that the v bail voted for Hamp
ton" to secure to their native State honest
government, and free from corrupt car
net baggers and infamous scallawags."
Mr. Sargent objecte d to the reading of
the resolution oa account of their vitu
peration. but after some discussion they
were read and referred to the Committee
on Privileges and Elections. Mr. Sauls
bury then presented a lengthy printed
memorial signed by hankers, merchants,
clergymen and other citixens of New Or
leans, declaring the Kellogg Government
incompetent, and asking the people of
the country not to believe the charges of
fraud and violence made against the peo
ple ot Louisiana. On motion of Mr,
Howe, the memorial was referred to the
Committee on Privileges and Elections
with instructions to summon such of the
signers as they might deem .advisable to
testify regarding the accusations made.
Mr. Mitchell, of Oregon, from the sub
committee of the Committee on Privil
eges and Elections, appointed to inquire
into the eligibility of Presidential Elec
tors, presented a report. Objection was
made that the report should be made to
the full Committee before going
Senate, and it was stated that, th
Committee had authorized the report.
After some discussion the report was re
ceived, the minority stating that they
differed from its conclusions. It declares
that. Frost, in Missouri, and Halliday,
in Virginia, were not eligible as Electors.
After an executive session, the Senate
FOR SALE AND RENT.
F OU KKNT—The second story front room
of 410 Market street, over the Gazette
office. Possession on 26th of March 1817;
now occupied by Messrs. Day & Me I, cod
as a real estate and law office. Apply
this office. Jan22diwtf
F OR SALK—The good will, stock and
fixtures of the Sorrel Horse Hotel, No.
101 West Front street; applv to
Sorrel Har.se Hotel.
F OU RENT—The Dwelling No. 313 Ship
ley street. Apply to
F OR RENT—A Farm of 75 acres of good
land, with 3 acres of strawberries, on
the Hare'» Corner road, about 2\c miles
from Wilmington. Possession given at
once to a good tenant. Apply
deel9-tf WM. BRIGHT.
T YPE FOR SALE,—Fonts 200 to 400 lbs.
of second hand nonpareil type for sale,
would work very well on a slow press with
(lamp paper. Price 20 cents per lh. Apply
at this office. inov27-tf
F OR RENT—The dwelling No. 325 East
Eighth street, between Walnut ami
Poplar; one of tho best neighborhoods, in
the city. Apply at this office. nov21tf
OR SALE OR RENT_The old estab
lished Bakery, together with dwelling,
fixtures and stabling, at the N. W. corner ol
Fifth and Tatnall streets. Apply
jrCtf On the premises.
F or sale or exchange—
some fine toned second hand Estcy Or
gan nearly new. Apply to this office. feb8tf
F OR SALE OR RENT—The handsomely
located new dwelling 1210 Delaware
A venue. A pply next door.
)jr2«tf R. SCOTT.
OR SALE—Three building lots on
Jackson street, between 6th and 7 th_
Fifth street near Van
Five building lots
Buren, lour on Front street near Jackson,
and a lot 21 feet front on Delaware Avenue,
near Harrison. Apply at this office. mar4tf
i Buy and sell Stocks,
TToolrî Ær Pn J Bonds and Gold ln N.
neaia 0C IjO. } York,Phlla,Baltimore
I and local markets.
BANKERS AND BROKERS.
Clayton House Building. Entrance on 5th
25 shares Delaware Rail Road Block.
;x) shares Union National Bank Stock.
THE MISS HOUSTONS'
Select Day and Baaroiiig School,
!UKNCR* XT fiOO UKUWaNK aVKNlF,
!£EPJ EMBER, 1870.
These young Indies are thorou«h educators
of the moct refined kind, in inind, manner?
j nnn fpirit. We
i will be dono to all pupi'a i»itrusted to their
rare. To teach the >oung to think, to dmw
out the young mind and to pour instruction
out of one uiind into another with facility
and in a way that is useful and delightful is a
hue tiy art. and this i« the method and charac
ter of these youn« ladiea. Thoir prospecta
are said to bo wncouratring, »a their number
is ÜDifetl and tilling up. Those wlio wish
the advantago of the»r instruction should ap
ply soon. Toe location is healthy aud conve
ui»Ef, directly on tho street car routo. The
pupil the heart of the city in any
.huilier could *tep in and get
th« doov,and in other weather the
vigoruting and healthy.
tho greatest justice
walk is in
N- W- Cor- 3d <Si Washington Sts*
WI LX 1 KG TON, Eel
Triniffling and Notion
M2 'Market Street,
H^A fine assortment of Trimmings and No*
nous constantly on hand at the lowest mar
Dressmaking and rinakmaking done in
fbo best style at short ao 'ce.
Children's Clotlii i g ia ule to order ut
J'ublic patronage ro>pectftillv sallclted.
Iec23-d&n MRS. B. B. PAY.R
AN IMPOßTANT LETTER.
From tlio Balt. Gazette.
In 1870, during the administration
of Governor Scot*, in 8outh Carolina,
there were iasued fraudulent state
bonds to the amount of nearly six
millions, which have since bien repu
diated and declared void by the Leg
islature. At that time Chamberlain
was attorney general of the slate, and
was one of three persons constituting
the state board of finance, and which,
with a man named Kimpton, had en
tire control of the emission and sale of
state bonds. The seal of the state
was taken to New York, aad a large
issue of bonds were sealed and sold,
the proceeds of which did not go in.
to the state treasury. This transac
tion is conjectured to have had a great
deal to do with Chamberlain's rise
from poverty to afflueace, and indeed
four hundred thousand dollars has
been named us Chamberlain's share of
the swag. It will be recollected that
at llie state republican convention of
South Carolina which nominated
Chamberlain there was quite a dra
matic scene between Elliot and Cham
herlain. There had been a breach be
tween the two, and Chamberlaiu bad
denounced Elliott as a public crimi
nal, and had declared that the salva
tion of the Republican party of South
Carolina lay in unloading such
as he. Elliott vowed vengeance, and
it was announced that at the
tion be would explode a mine which
would demolish Chamberlain. Elliott
made a speech in which be
ed his ability to ruin Chamberlain,
but that "he had been approached by
friends of Governor Chamberlain and
advised not to make known what he
had intended io." He had also been
warned that what he might say would
do no good, "as Governor Chamber
lain lias sevenly-six votes Hint would
stand by him if lie was proven guilty
of Inrceny." lie made a great liourish
of some documents he had, but lie
did not enter into details, and the
scene wound up with a reconciliation
between the two, and both were put
upon the republican ticket.
The Charleston News and Courier has
gotten hold of a copy of a letter held
by Plliott at that time, and its con
tents are interesting. It is as follows :
Kei-tembek. 23.* 1870 .—Dear P.. Yours of
the 21st came to me this evening. 1 was
glad, indeed, to hear from you, aad es
pecially that die hnances now promise to
weather the storm. I have no doubt It was
well to defer the "Statement" until October
There is no special news here. For a lew
days we have had fears of an outbreak in
Laurens and Newberry, but we heard yes
terday that the danger is over. About ttie
United N ta tes senatorship I don't know
what to say. /know very welt that It. is, in
rvry way, better for me to reniait i where 1
far the rest of my term. Still, I am called al
ready, and my position Is Just this : If my
friends wish me to become a candidate for
tiie sake of keeping the party from going
over to negrophuism I will stand : but if no
such need exists I should prefer to remain
Where I am. What the chances are I have
•ans of guessing now. 1 will serve
my friends in anyway in my power, and
especially you, J )o the commissions fool up
pretty weit k Eh :■ Reyanls to K.
Yours, faithfully, CHAMBER T, A in.
The P. to whom this letter was ad
dressed is State Treasurer Parker, who
perpetrated such colossal frauds upon
the slate. K. is lviinplon, the finan
cial »gent who uegutiated the fraudu
lent bonds. It was owing to his part
nership with those persons that Cham
herlain was able to say that it was in
•very way letter for him to remain
where he was. The salary of a United
States senator would have been poor
compensation for tbeloss of "the com
missions" or percentages, according
to which the spnils were divided. It
is stated that further documentary
evidence muy be forthcoming which
will show Chamberlain up in uis true
character of a public robber.
From Philadelphia Press.
Every person who lias baen in the
Canitol at. Washington
al Legislature i9 in session in that me
tropolis of the Republic, or who has at
tended the legislative session of any
State in the Union, must have been
struck with the fact that the debating
took place and the business was done in
the presence of a large number of audi
tors and spectators of both sexes, for
whom ample accomodation had b
provided. There are galleries for strang
ers in in every legislative chamber, na
tional or local. The architect who
planning one of these Capitols, should
omit to provide such accommodation for
the public would be justly regarded «as an
incapable blocKhead. In England, by
the ancient custom of Parliament, and
by orders of both houses, strangers are
not to be admitted while the houses are
sitting. This is to carry out the idea that
the business of P.arliainent shall be pri
vately transacted, and if any one com
plain of such a privacy or public affairs,
the ready answeer is, "Tho newspaper
reports of tho proceedings convey to the
world a generally accurate idea of what
has been said and done"—there is no
official publication of anything.
when the Nation
€. W. 1ÏORX.
Late of J. Merrick A Co.
103 WALNUT STREET,
One Square above P., \y. A B. R. R. Depot
_ purchased uie large
shop and warcroonts located as above,
would inform the public that he has every
facility for manufacturing Light and He.avy
Carriages of every description, in the best
manner, and ean offer Inducements to pur
chasers superior to any first-class establb
ment in tho city. Our work all made in the
shop, out of tho best material, and under
therefore confident i ha
ttir • all and examine our stock of car
riages before purchasing elsewhere.
O. W. HORN,
193 Walnut St..Wilmington.
nee, anil we
will give sat
LACK CASHMERES—Direct iroin
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DEMOCRATS CONFIDENT OF
II7,o Will Frètent the fuse
Special lothe Balt. Gazette.
Wami ix,, TON, February 1.— It Is arrang
ed that David Dudlay Field and Ran
dolph Tucker will speak for the deoc
craticobjection on the Florida 'case to
morrow, and also Charles O'Conor and
Judge Black. The arguments for republi
can* in the same case will be made by
W. M. Evarts and Stanley Matthew-.
Mr. O'Conor has gone to the bottom of
the Floriila'case,andJsay.»JTiIilen's cause is
He claims that the status of the Hayes
electors has been held in quo icarranto by
the Circuit Court of Florida. The demo
cratic counsel are ready and better pre
pared to proceed than their adversaries
They feel entirely confident of
chiefly because the commission, by ti e
fifth rule adopted, provides forgoing be
hind the returns by providing for the is
suance of process against witnesses, the
production of documents and taking of
testimoney before United States commis
sioners and clerks of UnitedStates courts.
Maddox T ells the Story.
HE MAKES A CLEAN BREAST OF
THE RETURNING BOARD
J. W AIM HON WELLES WILLING AND KAGEP.
TO DO ANVTHINO FOR MONET.
Washington, Eebruary 1.— Maddox
made a clean breast to-day before the
Committee on Powers and Privileges of
the House. Eich detail of the plot to
sell the stolen votes in the hands of the
Louisiana Returning Board for $1,000,(Km
was given to the committee, and the
cross-examination by Judge Lawrence
upon data suggested by Wilson, aided
by Chandler and supplied by telegraphic
dispatches from prominent Republicans
absent from the city, failed to shake his
The strongest evidence is yet to come.
Governor Kellogg said, in conversation
this evening, that the case against the
Republicans would be hopeless only when
all the members of the Returning Board
were implicated therein. Evidence in
complete proof of this fact will be sub
mitted before the committee, if not to
morrow, at an earl; day. In a recent dep
osition Kenner claimed that he had
kept the minntes of the executive ses
sion of the hoard. This claim upon tiie
production of his minutes, was found
be without foundation. Memoranda cl
each session had and of other facts in
connection with the meetings of the Re
turning Board were kept in detail by a
subordinate in the employ of the board.
These memoranda are now in possession
of the committee. They corroborate the
evidence presented by Maddox,—the
statement made by Lutletleld and th
position taken by Pickett, while impli
cate each member of the board in fraud
ulent schemes practised, and throw light
upon other alterations more serious in
their character than the forgery perpe ■
trated in the Vernon returns.
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