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..vnTOvTriel-. Feb. In, 1877. -IVrcÄ». ' "'• ilil., at 1 1*. M. to .►on At I Wiiminfe't« 11 .15« n I'l'iii' 118 »2* lie* 11 (.\ tUH 1 IS J.ftJ. ;mil« | i" 13 U0# 30 1'ATIuNS. .105)4 Ionti mi:, i-'. fsTUCK H ! Illil. Asked 10.1V io# .7« 8J$ lull Hid! iiti 1 .. 4«# 47 22* 22# 49X 4U* 27 Èiivigatloii. «X »X '» , 40 fränsportalion Er £ücXi:sïückS. on Coal (Jas Company . 05 . 500 jjuiikof Delaware. itional Bank. jonal Bank. ! E B a" kViirùud jlnin 0 y wine.. I Slate Bond*. Bon City Loans. [itaiS « 'rit Mort gage. I Raildoad, extension...... id Heading, first Mol tgage [Fire Ins. Co. .. bon .t Western R. It, fit.R. Stock. UlNHiTON MARKETS. II 43 . 105 105 I'-.' 100 0 . 25 .24# ,'n MiSGToN, Bel. Feb. in. 1WT. »mat the Brandywine Mills for mi lour.... v Flour . ii .50a 7 25 . 5 50a 6 7* . 1 40a 1 50 55 & 55c HA ILUOA />«. __ DELPHI A, WILMINGTON A ft MORE KAIL ROAD. I November 27th, 1S70. till leave Wilmington as follows phla and Intermediate Stations, L.UU, 9.52, 10.45 a. in. 2.30,4.30,7.20, L New York, 2.02a.m. 12.14,12.40, Le and intermediate Stations, freund Washington, 12.52, 1.55, ■JB, 1.26,5.19 p. ni. Et Delaware Divlsian, leave for: Elle, 5 . 00 , 0 . 20 . 9.35, a. in. 1.30,0.30, wand Intermediate Stations, 5.00, Ko p- m. Hind iu termed late Stations, 5.00, SUNDAY TRAINS, hia ami Intermediate Stations, .00.6.30, p. in. hiaand New York, 2.02 a. m. 'and Washington, 12.52,1.55 a.m. 1 er information passengers are the time tables posted at the H. F. KENNEY, Superintendent. X JAL NOTICES. CREAT DISCOVERY I N KLE'S BITTER W I NE OF the cure of weak stomaeh, gene indigestion, disease of the «er st ipat ion, acidity of the ,nd all cases requiring «a tonic. • includes the most agreeable and lit of iron we possess: Citrate Ic Oxide, combined with tlie most 1 vegetable tonics—Yellow _eru m, t In many cases of debility, loss and general prostration, of an ltof iron, combined with our val re, is most happy. It augments e, raises the pulse takes off mus es the pallor of de fiorid vigor to the coun I I I I iiu Bi want something to Ktrenpthen v.'unt a Kood appetite? Do you P your constitution? Do you M well? Do you want to get rid me ss l Do you want energy ? Do k> sleep well ? Do you want brisk ÏFineof iron.' " i0U d °' lr >' y valuable tonic has been sothor. ;, oy all classes of the commu ns nowJeemed Indispensable dlclne. It costs but little, pu.. - *1 and gives lone to thestomach. be system and prolongs life. Lï, katr Â* , of tllis valuable ice si per bottle. E. F. KUN Propnetor, Philadelphia, Pa _ Iruggist for Kunkcl's liitler Wine d take no other make. Soldonly Uiein ° therS are counterfeit, on w Id S© , Tape Worm. with purdy vegetable lb i 8 . fru l? lhe ''»'•stem alive— pi* me Load passes. Coine mid Erected. W E. F.Kunkel r»« 1 '-, hlladelphia: Ad i«l aU , a " d !' lom, '<I' Worms kvRv«.. , » 0U u d . ru8glst for Kun lr™i„ Prlce per bottle. novldAwlm •'hraruhum Cure for Coras » 8i*cat popularity for «ffftaco., Corner Sixth and fiarket 8ta! *9n« Nall Sclaaorp 'adKiiS'^nn 8 "^ 11 "' Hand y rni jv, a , l ,. Rrush< ' s . etc. , for Corn,-V 1 ^, 01,1 KST A CO. oriitr Sixth and Market Sts. F °r the Hull. I i ärtlon W rushcs • * 0 'of horse the sain celasses. ^ ma,,y othcr aminghürrt a co form Sixth ana Marknfjts. ' ■ lT • 1 ' 1Ifi é and Notion "IO« E, Market Street, Ä , , nfT . r ""'«l n » and N„ "''"J on baud at tbe lowest marl *"'wa?hT kl "* <lo,,e ln lotblng ' ' bin It s ( de to order at I •: kronac,. rune«.. ,, » TOi',',V «incited. —, MUR. R. B. DAY. Feed Store, ®. ast - tu st. 1 Farm l'maùeo 'Sr >r ' F,,e<1 ' Hay, ■luhlc and f fl? relle,lt< li>al ' ,ly "i wasou " J H< ÏÏKî «-''d in u *4 Philadelphia J ' ' Wl re o'.'w. SAVAOE, ptly _ Agent. RAMPTOM bhos., Retail "aWj ewelers . ' *'5E SI K|; it-n Its «»*] 'ALU AND 19 ET, l » v *J»»trc Hl ? jADE L p HJA. *Wanur t r " ' 1 rt ' ct from vector Ur « e and "ewwt'dÎT 111 * them a^n are tcpectfuliy l 0 *! atp" ™ varied FIRST EDITION! & CMy Council. KLCBSS MEETING LAST EVENING—RE SOLUTION AND ORDINANCE INTRODU CED. The City Council met last evening, pursuant to recess taken on Thursday evening. President Litclienstein the chair. The Street Commissioner reported 13 men in his employ during the past week; and the Chief Engineer of the waser works, 43 men and 1 horse and cart. The City Treasurer reported $48, 154,72, in bank to the credit of the city as follows: Current expenses, $41,529.39; Cool Spring Reservoir, $5 »30.43; Redemp tion of bonds $700. The Registrar of the water works, reported $42,096 83, as collected dur ing the month of January. The following petitions and com munications were read and referred to the proper committee: From Thomas B. Lewis, asking to have a lamp placed on Heald street, between peach and Christiana streets. From J. L. Carpenter. Jr., asking to have the course of drain changed at tbe N. AV, Corner of Third and Van Buren street From the Chief Engineer of Water Works, two communications, in rela tion to overpaid water tax of G. II. Guyer, at 826 Poplar street; and J. Barkley * Bro., 806Poplar street. From the Fame Hose Co., asking that no deduction be made in their regular apf upriation in March next, tor hose purebasd two years ago. Under New Business Mr. Canby presented the following resolution which was read and adopted: Whereat, The Twelfth street, Market House lias eeased to tie of any advantage, or to produce any Income to the city, and has become an eyesore, and a nuisance to part of the city where fore. iu , : that there Resolved. That the committee, on Public Buildings, take the matter into considera tion, with a view of removing the same and report to a future meeting of council. Mr. Baker presented the following ordinance which was read twice, and referred to the Law Committee: it is located BE IT ENACTED BY TDK CITY COUNCIL OF WILMINGTON. Sec. 1 That Walnut street.between Front street and Water stieet, Spruce street, between Pinestreet and Church street; as the same is laid down in the plan of the said city be and the same are hereby vacated, any law or ordinance to tbe contrary notwithstanding, to and for the follow ing intent, uses and purpose, to wit. The occupation and erection thereon, by the Philadelphia, Wilmington A Baltimore Railroad Company, of a suitable building or buildings for a depot, round house and other purposes incident to and necessary for the ac commodation of said company in this city. Sec. 2 And be it further ordained that the General Assembly of the State of Delaware be asd the same is hereby respectfully requested at its present session to pass an act confirm ing and establishing the first section of this ordinance. The following orders were directed to lie drawn: F.»Vincent, S3 25; P. Chand ler, $24 30; Delaware Fire Company, $2; M. Keougb, $136 08; «James |& Brother, S3; J. C. File, $9; N, B. Culbert, 0,7.5; Mill* & Coomlw,*$305; City Auditor for C. W. Horn, $749 97; .James Mclntire, $.'191 GG; James McKendrick, $67 71; Geo. Commercial O'Byrne & Co., $16 80; g Co., $26 85; Morris, Tasker & Co., $188 55; George W. Stone, $3 25; Charles Warner Sc Co., $28 29; J. C. File, $33 05: Ferris & Garrett, *13 08; J. P. Allmond & Co.. $18 48; Leonard Sc Ellis, $52: James Sc Brother, $5 30; H. L. Tat nall & Co., $7 55; Boughman, Thomas & Co.. $610; George Jack, $425; Wilson, Wood Sc Co., $3 80; J. H, Turner $13 44; George W. Vernon & Son, $31; Wilming ton Sc Northern K. R. Co., $14 56; George W. Bush& Sou, $176 46; D. H. Kent& Co., $51 07; H. C. Mahaffy, $3 66; C. P. Johnson, $5 40, Georg« O'Byrne Sc Co., $29 25; Mills & Coombs, $47 50; Commer ciaj Printing Co., $7 63; George AV. Ver non & Son, $5 50; Francis Shean, $5 22; James Lang. $10; Henry Lea, $2; James France, $8 50; P. Chandler, $48 89; Ferris & Garrett, $505; Robert Atkinson, $1 50; Adams Sc Bro., $550; Eliza Frazer, $10, Mills Sc Coombs, $4140; H. F. Pickles, $2 83; Z. Pickles, $2185; T. B. Beeson: $1916; Lobdell Oar Wheel $14; Ferris Sc Garrett, 78 cents; RobertBruce, $17; C. B. Parry. $122, 67; James A. An denion, $25 20; SV. F Robinson, $24 65; Parry & Bro. $44 8G;JameH O'Toole,$10 35. C. F. Pickles, 40 cents; Ferris & Garrett, 2 44; Thomas Saville, $48; E. T.Dillwork, $7 42; Boughman Thomas & Co., $51 68; Adams & Rro.,$20;W.iH.Foulke,$l 75; J. H.Turner, $123,94; George Magee, $7 50; Mills & Coombs, *61 06; Charles Warner, & co.,$6722;Jnme»Murphy,$93 58; P.Me garity, 110 69; Z. O'. Townsned, 48 10; Beniamin Hirst, 128 49; A. Grubb & Son, 58 59; George AV. Bush & Son, 108 47; .lames Mclntire, 7 20; Pay roll water de partment, 408 46; E. W, Jackson, over paidlwater tax, $20, street department, $54 08; John Peoples, Cashier of Union National Bank, ; Î10.000 to meet note due February Kith. On motion adjourned. Priutin Y. M. C. A. Brevities. — Y. M. C. A. at McDowelville all this week, overflow ing houses all the time. Many stood up for prayer, 15 professed. Large petition sent Y. M. C. A. last night urging them to continue there another week. Regular weekly prayer meeting in rooms to-night at 7|. All are cordially invited. Services at Alms House at 2.30 and at nolly Tree Inn at 3 o'clock by another delegation. All are cordially invited to be present and take part. A Y. M. C. A. has been organized by the people of DuPonts Banks and vicinity since our Wilmington Association left there, commencing with about 50 mem bers. They will have a sociable there on Monday night to which the Wilmington Y. M. C. A. is invited. A special meeting of the association will be held to-night after the prayer meeting to elect new members and trans act other important business. . Person al. —State Senator Harry Sharpley attended the meeting of the Board of Trade last evening, and made very pertinent remarks on the ques tion of the reduction oi taxes. His Honor Mayor Whiteley, who has been Washington for the past few days, was suddenly called from that place to New York, on official business. _ He will return home this evening. some Locnl 3Intto l'H. New Whajif.—M essrs. Bowers, Dur« Co., have commenced building a wharf the Brandywine, near their car works. Thomas Wilt is now engaged in driving piles. roHoNKn'n Inquest.—Y esterday after noon Coroner Rose, held an inquest over body of George Wilson, colored, siding at No. HOG French street. The Jury rendered a verdict of death from tural causes. n - K. or P. Anniversaries. , -— Lafevette Lodge No. 2 K. of P. will hold its Otli .anniversary this evening, and Lincoln A..odgc, No. S, of the same order will hold 0th anniversary on Tuesday evening next. Aiim Idslocaîki).— L ast, evening, as otneer ( loud, was engaged in arresting a disorderly person at Eight and Church street, the prisoner suddenly ound and in doing so dislocated the the right shoulder blade of Mr. Cloud. At the same time M r. Cloud had hold of another prisoner. wheeled Revival M eetino,—A religious meet ing of very great interest is being held in the Mt. Pleasant M. E. church, Brandy wine Hundred. Quite a number have irofessed conversion and penitents tave been at the alter each even ing for the past two weeks. An all day meeting will be held to-morrow mencing at 10 o'clock. Win. K. Gallowav North Kast, Mil., will he present, and take part in the exercises. com Lady Knights.—S ix women are «at neaent knights ot the Grand Cross of -.egion of Honor, namely: Madam Dun bar (Sister A'ictone), superior to the Con vent Espérance, in Nancy; Rosa Bonneur; LadyPigott,decorated by M.Thiers for her zeal in helping the wounded on the bat tle fields of the late war; Miss Bertha Rocher, of Harve, who founded several charitable institutions and hospitals; the superior of the Sisters of Charity of Tous louse, who, at the risk ot her life, saved many persons during the recent Hoods; and the superior of the Sisters of St. Joseph at Guadelope, who labored for forty years among the poor and sick in the French colonie». Gone to Chester.— Messrs. McSor ley Sc Turner, song and dance artists and cloggists, of this city, go to Chester, this evening to perform with the Americus Minstrels ofthat city, who give an enter tainment at that place to-night. The young gentlemen are good song and dance artists as well as cloggists, and destined, if they should travel, to win reputation. the a Stray Waift. Very little business was done by City Council last evening. The educated bear is now in this city, performing the same old tricks. According to rules laid down by the juveniles hoops are now in order. The street market was well attended this morning, and prices ruled according iy. If you arc out of coal go at once to Mills & Combs, coi ner of Fourth anil Spruce streets, and order it. Tlieir pat ent wagon puts it directly into the cel lar, thereby obviating all dirt. «^■King's Good Samaritan Cough ISyrup 1« a first class misllcinc and Is highly re commended for coughs and colds. For sale by druggists. 21 cents per bottle. Go to Long's 311 East 8th street, and get a pound of those delicious Chicago Caramels. Six different flavors. Chicago Caramels, the only genuine ones in tha city, at Long's, 311 East Hlh street. Try them and he convinced. U-4 For sore throat, irritating and annoying cough and for all Bronchial affections use Barker's Cough Lozenges. 9-4 trnt,w,f,s, FOR SALE AND RENT. F OB RENT—A House and Shoe Maker's Shop at Brackenvllle, Bel. Apply to BERTH1A BRACKEN, feblO-ltdltw* Near the Premises. OR RENT—The second story front room _ of 416 Market street, over the Gazette office. Possession on 25th of March, 1877 ; now occupied by Messrs. Bay & McLeod as a real estate and law office. Apply at this office. jan 22 diwtf P F OR 8 ALE_TIi 6 good will, stock and fixtures of the Horrei Horse Hotel, No. 101 West Front street; apply to HENRY BRADLEY, Ja31-tf .Sorrel H*rse Hotel. F OR RENT_A Farm of 75 acres of good land, with 3 acres of strawberries, on the Hare's Corner rood, about 2# miles from Wilmington. Possession given at once to a good tenant, deciy-tf Apply to WM. BRIGHT. T YPE FOIt SALE,—Fonts 200 to 400 lbs. of second band nonpareil type for sale, would work very well on a slow press with damp paper. Price 20 cents per lb. Apply this office. _fnovZf-tf IOR RENT—The dwelling No. 355 East Eighth street, between Walnut and oplar; one of the best neighborhoods, In tlie city. Apply ut this office. nov21tf K F OR RALE OR RENT—The old estab lished Bakery, together with dwelling, fixtures and stabling, at the N. W. corner ol Fifth and Tatnall streets. Apply to_ ROBERT TAYLOR, JrCtf On the premises. F OR SALE OR EXCHANGE—A hand some lino toned second hand Estey Or gan nearly new. Apply to this office, febbtf OR .SALE OR RENT—The handsomely w dwelling 1210 Delaware R. SCOTT. F _ located Avenue. Apply next door. Jy28tf F OR SALE_Three building lots on Jackson street, between 6 th and 7th— Five building lots on Fifth street near Van Buren, four on Front street near Jackson, and a lot 21 feet front on Belaware Avenue, near Harrison. Apply at this office. inai'4tf W ANTED— F or a young man a furnish ed room. Enquire with price per week, at 504 Market street, Barbershop. feb 2 - 0 t. ESUMPTION OF TKIPR. R Wilmikotow, February 2,1877. Onr packets will resume their trips ba • ween here ond Philadelphia on Monday next Goods handled carefully and for warded prom ptly. We solicit your patrou " R'b3- I tf' !PeCtlUl OEO. W. BUSH & SON. aRKER'S COUGH LOZENGES Dissolves gradually in the mouth and thus brought more directly In contact with the diseased throat ana bronchial Ä than when taken In liquid form. Manufactured and for sale by S. W. BARKER. 215 west 2nd street, Wilmington, Del. Price 25 cts. per box. feb 8 -«t. B J AM ho usera int' er a gkainer, ° F 0 219 8IUPLEY STREET, olykk.'hn Thr Churrh.n To-Morrair. Went Presbyterian Uiurcti, Rev. J. >1. P. OtU, D. ll.. Pastor. Servie«* at lev ,, in., and 7)4 p. m. • King street Mission, King street, above mill. Sum lay'School every Sabbath mo lng at 9 o cloclc, All are welcome. Union M. E. Chlireli. eorner of Fifth ami \t ashlngton streets, Rev, T. K. Martlndale, Pastor, Services at 10*4 A M. and 7q P 1 fit. Paul's M. E. Church, Market street. above Seventh, Itov. 1>. Davis, Pastor Services to-morrow at 10:30 A, M., and 7:30 Central Presbyterian Church, King street near Eighth street. Rev. J. II. Nixon, 1>. D,, Pastor. Services at 10 c p. in. A welcome to ull. First Presbyterian Church, Market street, above Tenth. Itev. F. B. Du Va), Pastor Services at 10# a. m„ and 7 n. m .Stran gers kindly invited. Hanover Presbyterian Church, corner of Sixth and King streets, Rev. Lafayette Marks, pastor. Morning service at 10:30 o'clock, and evening service at 7:30. Delaware Avenue Baptist Church, Rev. Aiaae M. Ilaldenian, Pastor. Morning ser vices 10:30, doors closed at 11 o'clock. Seats free to all. No rented pews. Our word is "Welcome," St. John's Church—services on Sundays at 10:30 a. in., and 4 p. rn. During Lent there will be daily service at 4 o'clock p. m. except on Wednesday, when it will be at 7# p. in. Grace M. K. Church, corner of Ninth and West streets. Rev. J. E. Smith, Pastor; morning service at 10 # o'clock .evening ser vice at 7# o'clock. Rev. J. G. Willis, of New York, will preach to-morrow morning and possibly in the evening. Services of the First Baptist Church to morrow as usual at Elm street Chapel. Preaching at 10# a. m.and7# p. m, by the Pastor, L. M. Eastwood. AP are in vited, Free seats. Sunday School at 0 a. m and 2 p. in. A cordial invitation is extended. . m., and 7 Second Baptist Church, corner of Fourth and French streets. Rev. R. B. Cook, Pas tor. Preaching at 10:30 A. M. f and 7:30 P. M. Morning service by Rev. A. McArthur. Sabbath School and Pastor's Bible Class at 2 P. M. Baptish and Prayer meeting after evening service. Meetings during Wednesday and Friday at 7 p, m. Trinity Chapel. Protestant Episcopal, on King and Fifth streets. Services on Sun day 11th Inst. Sunday School at 9 o'clock, a. m. ; morning services at 10.30o'clock ; afternoon, at 4 o'clock ; meeting of Trinity Choir Class, formed for the practice of Con gregational singing and open to members of the congregation with their friends, at 7:30 o'clock. The second lecture In the course of Instruction for Confirmation will be given at the 7:30 o'clock service. AsburyM. E. Church, corner of Third and Walnut streets, Rev. George R. Kra mer, Pastor; morning service at 10# o'clock, reaching by Prof. Jules DeLany, of Florence, and at 3 p. m. he will make an address on the "Epitaphs of the Cata combs" as sitting forth "the Martyrs of Faith and Obedience," 2d—"The Martyr's hope of the Resurrection," illustrated by charts, 30 by 0 feet, originally prepared by himself at Rome. Mrs. PeLanay will per forin on the organ, and sing during the meeting. Evening service at 7 o'clock, tiie pastor. The Old 8 wedes' Church, Seventh and Church streets, Rev. William J. Frost, D. D., Rector. Rev. Wm. Murphy, M. A., Min ister in charge. The seats In tills Church id free and a cordial iuvitation is given to all who desire to Join In the worship. Services are held on Sundays at 10.30, a. m., and 3.30 p. m., except on the afternoon of the second Sunday in the month, when the service is held at 2.30 o'clock, and the children are catechised openly in the church. The Sunday School is held at 2 o'clock, p.m., in the church, un der the personal superintendence of the minister, aided by competent teachers. by are open Anniversary. —A very enjoyable and successful anniversary was given last evening by Wilmington Grotto, Xo. ], S. & D. of A. A., at their rooms iu the McClary building Market street, above Sixth. The lai-ge room of the society was comfortably filled with the members of the association and their friends, and they all seemed to enjoy themselves if one should judge from many expressions of approbation heard on all sides. A well and carefully selected programme consisting of music, solos, recitations, songs etc. The S. P. Q. It. Glee was present and render some excellent singing. The Gle is a young one consisting of boys but is able tocomplete with any otberGlee in the city it is composed of the following mem bers H. L.Pyle organist,F. Schaffer,leader Frank Cochran, alto; George Eggler, ten or, Reece Pyle Basso; \V. Cummings, basso; R. Feneman,sophrano. The singing of Mrs. Kendall, was ex cellent as was also the rendition ef com ic song by i P. C. Daly. The orchestra under the charge of J. Krauspe rendered some very fine music. Refreshments were served during the evening, and at a reasonable hour the audience dispersed wishing that the anniversaries of the lodge came oftener. Man Suffocated. —A stranger was found «lead in bed in a room of the Jef ferson Hotel, Phœnixville, on Wednes day morning last. It is supposed that he was suffocated by gas, which he blew out instead of turning off at the burner. The man is described as being tall and having black hair. His name has not been as certained. I hereby give notice that I have re moved to Wilmington, No. 625 E. Sixth street, where my office will he located, and that I will personally attend to all business connected with the Coroner's office as I have no deputy in the city. All orders left with D. Fox, 6th and Shipley streets, will be promptly attended to. David C. Rose, Coroner of New Cas We County. tmd. kecommkauku bythk faculty Allen's Strengthening Cordial and Liver Pills.—They have cured thousands of hopeless cases where all other known remedies have failed ; this, too without of the horrors that attend Surgery, or the heroic medical treatment. They ar« worth a whole army of Doctors. Trv them and he convinced. For sale by all Druggists. jan 18-d&wly. The Triumph Truss Co., of 1315 Chest nut street, Pliila., and 334 Bowery, N. Y. --j curing rupture in from 30to IK) days, and give a written guarantee of cure, offering a re ward of $1,000 if they fail., call or send ten cents for their new book. w DIED. TEN WKEGES—On Thursday, February 8 tii, 1877, Anna, daughter of August and Margaret Ten Weeges, agod 11 years and 5 months. [Baltimore papers please cour. The friends and relatives of the family ipectfully invited to attend the fune ral at the residence of her parents, No. 405 King street, on Sunday, February 11, 1877, at 3 o'clock in the afternoon. Services at the house at 2 v? oclock. arc res No 4. I. O. O. F., and the Order in general : Yoii are requested to attend the funeral of our late Brother William Bliward on Bun day afternoon, February 11th. To meet at the hall at half-past one o'clock. Bv order of the Noble Grand, WILLIAM G. BAUGH, Sec y. ff—SINGERS Safety Guard I. f9 » Don't Forget It! is worth all the Burglar Alarms ever in* vented. Agents wanted everywhere, sil ver plated sample postpaid on receipt o 25 cents. Address A. H. Singers, 438 Wa » iSt. Philadelphia, Pa. mar3we«mly ii SECOND EDITION One Hundred Yea rm Auo. AX IXT1C1IE8TING I.BTTKK FHOM GEX. WASHINGTON IX RELATION TO THE DELAWARE LIGHT HORSE. A lady of this city has in her possession an irteresting letter written by Gen. Geo. Washington, over one hundred years ago, which, though much creased and torn lias been pasted together into legible shape. It carne into the possession of the lady's great grand parents, who then kept a Hotel at Newport, nearly one hundred years ago, and lias been retained by the lamily ever since. It read as following: The Dover Troops of Light Horse, under the commanding of Capt. Bassett, being relieved by the Virginia Light Horse, arc at present dismissed from fur ther service. In justice to Capt. Bassett, his offi cers and men, I am bound to declare that 1 have ever found them at ail times ready and willingtoundertake any duty reqmired of them, for their punctual performance of which they have my thanks, and are deservedly entitled to those of the public. Given at Head Quarters at Norris Town this 2d day of February, 1777. G. WASHINGTON. The letter is in a good state of preserva tion, and is written in a plain, though rather contracted hand. It can he seen for a few days In the window of Bough man, Thomas & Go's, book store. The J. '.evy Court. MORNING SESSION. The Levy Court met yesterday morn ing at 10.30 o'clock. President Bright in the chair. The roll was called and minutes of last meeting read and adopted. The resignations of Mr. Samuel Mur phy, of Wilmington, and C. Hill Brin ton, of New Castle county, as Trustees of the Poor, were handed in by Mr. Carswell, read and approved. The members were still In caucuss and examining assessments. On motion of Mr. Polk meeting ad journed until 1| o'clock, p. in, AFTERNOON SESSION. The members being still in caucus, the meeting was not called to order until 8 o'clock. On motion of Mr. Medill, the election was commenced. Messrs. Polk and Sil vers were appointed tellers. The following officers were then elected : County Treasurer—William Herbert. Attorney—Geo. Gray. TRUSTEES OF THE POOR. Brandywine Hd.—W.P. Lodge. 3 years. Wilmington, Northern District—D. Farra, 1 year. Southern District—.Tohn Guthrie, 2 years, Pencader Hd.—J. W. Cooch. St. Georges' Hd.—W. Ashcraft, 3 years. Black Bird Hd.—II. Jfurgeson, 3 years. Appoquinimink Hd—J. Kanely 3ye«ars. Jail Physician— G. T. Maxwell, Bailiff— T. B. Smith. COLLECTORS. Brandywine Hd.—J. N. Grubb. Wilmington, Northern Distinct—A. Given. Southern District— «les. L. Car penter. Christian«a—John .Jordan. Mill Creek—J. R. Crossin. White Clay Creek—Frank Griffith. New Castle—D, McCoy. Pencader— S. H, Clendenin. Red Lion—J, O. Eagle, St. Georges'—A. G. Osburn. Bl.ack Bird—A. Hayden. Appoquinimink—J, C. Townsend. On motion meeting adjourned until Tuesday morning next, at 10} o'clock. Gunner County Appolnttnentn. The Sussex County Levy Court, on Wednesday, made the following appoint ments : County Treasurer—Daniel R. Burton, of Broadkiln, Hd. COLLECTORS. Cedar Creek Hd_John W. Hallett. Broadkill—Joseph J. Betts. Georgetown—George A. Jones. Nanticoke—William A. Smith. N. W. Fork—George A. Davis. Seaford—William E. Broad Creek—George W. McGee. Little Creek—Joseph W. Hastings. Dagsboro— P, N. B. Hellem. Gumboro- -George B. Truitt. Baltimore—John L. Derrickson. Indian River— R. D. Stephenson. Lewes& Re'h—J. C. Collins. Besides these, four Trustees of the Poor were selected as fellows : Nantisoke Hd. Josiah Prettyman; Seaford Hd,, Matthew G. Davis; Dagsboro Hd,, Wm. E. Burton; and Gumboro Hd., Ezekial Timmons. The Court then adjourned until the March session. Cannon. Police Casks. —This morning, before Esquire O'Neil acting Mayor Dennis Daly was committed to New Castle, for 30 days as a vagraut, the charge was pre ferred by his father. John Curran, for disorderly conduct and assault and battery on Edward Burke, at Eighth and Spruce streets, was required to pay $10 and costs, ond give bail in sum of $300 to keep the peace. Mr. Charles Dudley Warner is lec turing in New England on "The Poli tical Relations of Modern Egypt." And the increase of the debt is$19,~ 618,360.79. The peculiar adaption [of Dr. Bull's Cough Syrnp to so many phases of throat and bronchial diseases has rendred this remedy immensely poplar, Sold every where, 25 cents a bottle. [Buy and sell Stocks, j Bonds and Gold in N. I York,I'hila,Baltimore l and local markets. BANKERS AND BROKERS. Clayton House Building. Entrance on 8 th Street. FOR SALE, *100 Wilmington City Loan. 3äKkareK Union National Bank Stock. Heald & Co. Wm. O'CONNOR, Merchaht Tailor HAS REMOVED No 2. West Third Street, ;One door from Market.) And has laid n a Splendid Assortment of Cloths. Cassimeres and Vestings, FOR SPRING AND SIMMER, Which he will make cp at prices tojsul* the times. Pifuts a Specialty. fjbivu THIRD EDITION! I a From thePhila. Times. Holding the Fort. PROMINENT DEMOCRATS UN D1SMAYEÜ— TIIE REPUR. LI CAM PRESSURE ON BRADLEY. Washington, Feb. !>. Thejnost prominent Democratic mem bers oTtlie commission are by no means disconcerted by tbe decision,although they confess to a grevions disappointment ii. view of the strong legal grounds upon which the Tilden cases rested as to Florida Judge Abbott says lie observed with gret that the Republicans cling together even on comparatively trivial questions, but hopes this is a mere coincidence. Mr. Bayard seems in remarkably good spirits, and agreed with Judge Abbott that the vote to-day by no means settles the ques tions. They both think very important points will be presented In the Loui siana case, and say that while; they are not prepared to pass upon'themit is folly to say that the action of the com mission so far is an indication of what will be done on these new issues. PRESSURE ON BRADLEY, From other sources it is learned that a tremendous pressure has has been brought to bear upon Judge Bradley in and out of the commiasion. Complaint is made that Morton and Garfield, both sturdy and bitter opponents of the com promise, seem to nave been put upon the commission for the express purpose of "bull-dozing" Hayes through, 'they have not hesitated to crack the whip over the heads of their associates, but in sucb away that, no outsiders could inter fere A prominent Republican said to fight that their hope of Bradley rested in his wife, who is an uncompromising Republican nna thoroughly enlisted on the cause of Hayes. All the talk to night, as for a day or two past, is of this fifth Judge. In some respects it would seem that the other members of this tri bunal are little more than ornamental appendages to Bradley. The arguments of the lawyers and the discussions in the commissions are all aimed at him, and generally he assumes the robes of um pire, by waiting until everybody else has spoken and then giving the decisive word or casting vote. When the roK is called he is the last to answer, although his name is second on the list, Abbott's coming first. The other judges take part more freely in the debate, but are alwajH as grave and dignified as if on the bench, and none of them talk as much as the political members. And the annnal taxation in Philadelphia haB in creased $3,857,101.83 duiing the past five years. re M. P. H. The Florida Case Decided. TIIE ELECTORAL COMMISSION DEC LARS IN FAVOR OF TUE FOUR REPUBLICAN ELECTORS. The PropotUion Adopted by <i Party Vote after eight hours of Discussion. February 9.—The Electoral Commission, at 6 o'clock this evening decided by a vote of 8 to 7, to adopt e resolution declaring the foiu- Re publican electors in Florida duly appoin ted. The vote stood—yeas, Justices Bradley, Miller and Strong, Senators Ed munds, Frelinghuysen anil Morton, Rep resentatives Hoar and Garfield; nays,Jus tices Clifford and Field, Senators Bayard and Thurman, Representatives Abbott. Hunton and Payne. It will be noticed that the vote is just the same as tha' which on Wednesday not to go behind the returns made by the Canvassing Board, though it was reached after dis cussion in the commission quite as pro tracted if not more excited and earnest than that held en the preliminary ques tion. It is to be regretted that this is all epitomized on one side by the report to be submitted to the joint convention of Congress and signed by the eight Jus tices, Senators ahd Representatives, and, save in the few opinions ; to be written out and made public hereafter, will be quite lost among the seven who spoke against the conclusions of the report and voted against the resolution which fol lowed it. The commission met at 10 o'clock this morning, and with the exception of a brief recess at 3 o'clock and an hour at (• o'clock for dinner remained in session till 8.30 o'clock, when the report was sign ed. At 6 o'clock, however, tbe vote wa> taken on the main question of certifying to the President of the Senate for the re visionary action of the two houses of Congress. The discussion was confined, in the main, to the act of the Canvassing Beard of Florida, and as to whether it gidly adhered to the forms] of law on the 6tli ol' December, and what were its relations to tliu quopcurraalo proceeding* whioh resulted in certificates being giver, to the Tilden electors by Governor D the Democratic Governor. Among the opinions submitted by the justices, that Justice Miller, it is understood, took the y broadest ground in support of the decision of the Canvassing Board for tliu Hayes electors, claiming that neither the State or Congress could interfere with it. ministerial functions in electing electors Washington, re « . ver n<fen, //eic/iant 't!7ae/ci J S¥o. O 3t/ 'yf e/mtnatcn, 'Hffe/. A line assortment of foreign and domes tic piece goods. «F"None but first-class workmen em ployed. feb377dly SECONB URANB MASQUERADE BALL, To be held at SaVille'» Building. On MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12th, 187T # Tickets admitting a gentleman and lady 50 cents; extra lady tickets 25 cts. Ja3l Tickets for sale at 118 Market street.