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. A ... $ |5 & . Paily I ©turtle. ■I e» $ t \ InturM »I tile Duel ol et WltiulnKlon, Del. id-olu. nutter. " l XI-NXX 148. n* A _____ WILMINGTON, DEL., F PRICE ONE CENT. 1 a Y, OCTOBER 20, 1882. M»»* '""CAmmgB* JJj" glSAN ** >U ®*J**™' Gwffiyasa&'ffsi S***/£!M Ja heretpy ff Im • 1iarl« 4i *ton floUMC. « tfiil 7.% Christian# Hi lll.l to *HI IlltOXtcu •juarl. to MOM Httt la Ol AStl far IX I iititle* than IÏ .«ml the following tun I < of ai» I «I district, rsc i.ii, to *1! : I \ lu* I». Wallace, Timothy McCarthy, îïlîïli Holland, ■7 BSuShEBTY. > tu I UP III'- !>" pplicjsti' ■gift fSallsght-r. John H« B »USA SARAH SHEARER. _ I «ri of lb' wtlliln mentioned premtMM, with *■> Aï 1 of male *nd provided, do Än that I «hall »RP'T to the Toe Court of <iriier»IHe..|i>n. ofthe •idfjedver, of tin* Hute of Deli.tr« .(ir (■•■Ikfount,, ou Monda, «ha euh 4 berneat, hein» the »rrtd.v of D, a. I».. for I le* UM! u» k .'attirn ou Delmwore str» In th* rlty or School Dto ,| Water strerta \>w Cattle Imndiea, »«.Ho M-ll lotoxleatlBir Hqn4f* In •l.TZ, ,i lt „ one quart, to b« drunk the tallowing respectable gent» of »aid district, rucotmnend Inn i P Win. Herbert, 0 Jno. J. Block, A. < Gray. J. K. V. PUtt, KtlwardT. Ksiup. Joo. W. Coffman. SAKAI! SliJbAKEH. l - 1, PATRICK LONG, EK OF the within mentioned premises, mre with an Act of Assembly In such Ikii).! prosl>M. do hereby give notice U| iDpfv Iu writing to the honorable, the s the Court of General desslons or 1 _ r " - j of I »eta ware. Monday, the t. A. i»„ i Hta, being a license to keep corner of Chesti Lai III an Upiiv V ■■ >u rt. ta juthwe In tin- Tenth ward, of the VÜrnmirtuii. IM., and to sell Intoxlcatlnx l»lr*quantities than one quart, to be « The prcuiUcu. sud the follow! kcitlfu-. residents of said ward, recoui kiaald application, to wit : •* »gellte John Brown,' John Ciillin, ■as Pie i k M thee, Victor ix-hun, Mb liael Met aff I'atrlek Itlley, Kdw. Dougherty, Thomas O'Neal, Charles Shields, kj of mi nut lu< UK re K a \ I lift. • Ing. I I* iknion, •Tty, Woran, PATRICK LONG. BCE. - 1, PHILIP PLUNKETT, (fSEROFtlie within mentioned nremtses, qlliarr with an Act of Assembly In such Hrittmlprovided, do hereby give i I Oil I apply In writ mp to the honoralde, the Softhe < »urt of G> lierai Messt« liai Jill Delivery of the stats of Delaw..., Ifor New (.»Nth- county, on Monday the k) uf November lient, A. D., 1*0. Ike dr»t day of »aril court, for a license frp au hm or tavern at No. 106 ward and eta quantities than » the premises, and the ll/en- residents of said ml application, to wit : W. H. Quinn, Richard Booth, Geo. 11. Gray. Janie* Merauly, Nicholas Jenny, ■Michael Rafferty. Nsthauiel Melchior, Charles \N eyL V K. Morrison, I leak y oc. K. Mnarks, McVey. • • H . G. Gross. PHILIP PLUNKETT. :: » ! i ( of the NtreeL In the bucond of Wlliiniiglon, Del. ■ It v litoxlriitliiir lli| , I re»w d tl» • • » Ford, tan I Hi, BrUn. ». Lewis, «I Kern«, '.fcbortlj, iL Kjuilmni, I ö ross, Y. Ilipjrins. ... ? !'... i" fa n M I,MARY PLUNKETT,OWNER «I within mentioned yremUea, lv do IhtHiv give n «tminguni,,. lutiiorahle, the Judges of El»«?r u ,i ra !> Peace and wm .iftiifsui«-oi Delaware, In aud for S"**? 41 'tan.lav the 20th dav of B x1, A - l, M ItaC. being the first day United^ la te» aud 6'rench ward, of the aud to sell quantities than one iwwpni I , 1 ., P rt '*u !»«•«, and the fol inSSâ ii rcuhleuto of said jut*. A. Hau maun. J D. liarner, Nathaniel Melchoir, "*liu Plunkett, " • H. Qulun, 1 »trick Plunkett, «•«■urge Duffy, Michael Kenny, G. H. liurrough», Daniel Reed, Suiuuel A. Gifford. tice that I shall tourt, fo II northwest ci >•. In ttie Hen •f Wilmington, ■dag Uquorit In I ••be drunk rw Del., i*» •toaolagi Neu; H,' k.. • Utah Wl-,:. N Sun., h iFlior, 1 WARY PLUNKETT. lea of the 1 th.- ïu I 1,r *Worcester Co., Ms»»., tpllUcpwItliHn i'*. premia«;». Wriïï Droit Iba 1 ! 01 . to such ^»PPlv In wH i.. ,ü . h ?£* b . y K' ve •nfthe .mM r* K to* 1 "* bouorable, the «Äl UliL 0 /, "riv™ 1 Sessions of' tbe Ihr Nh, ,1 '\\ r J of U,e "tote of Delaware, 1 Novp.i!u.I .w° u . u 1 y I 0,1 Momlay, the sk?"«*? L-'* 'ifejs.'aa V. to »ell lutoxlcatl quart, to he »nil the following re in» ol Hitl<| ward, recoiu », to wit : r ranci» x. Jacquot. •»Ulto-A, KrauHpe, ä:* * u P || '*atl fHwt, it' K| rt. iML ■jtoot*, JWn. ■•'Mill. nj ■ Alien, AugiiHt Ten wege», ••'»lui llau»on, A. F. Me»u|i-k, J"hn Gibbon», Dunlcl Morris, M. Fellhleiuer, John Fry. Gottlieb Minium le, J' »«. ».Miller. « hu». Mummele, " ui. Al»cnt»cr r«eick, «son, ffVr.' L. J. LEA. ÎVekT.V tajTJUCX SULLIVAN, iü lr 'ï»ni| ■!,. Rt southwest °r'l,*-«'ilvr u n ,u V t Blre, t ' ln lhe ,le au«l Mali.Jhulngton. county Itlth iHli or Delaware, In compll inent-wjf the Act» of the v \\\ Klyes notice that I »hall •I («i/iVn 1 of u ' , "' rn! I r . v "«••'very of the »Ute autii „r V*"'»e county, on . "I November. A. D., 1882, ' a licence I h Irl ■■ in «Ulf I», : il lh. I ÎJlN*. tt(ia ttSKj;«. : Jrt, f« '•ni, for th«* sale In I«-«» «iiinntltieH tin- prciulscH, ami citizen» or the »Hid vl* : n tu s milk n ih * , »npUcatlou, Ja. oi, w. nui. < harle» »tewurt, ÎÂtfîeg&nrv •Mu; tf'ESsr* ...kür, 1 ;, IrlrkHu.f,'«., jÆïflfc, \\ illftMiii Mt-Knlghl. „ A . 1 .V*» ll,k,p Boon, 1 A 1 RK 'K MULLIVAN. t u 1)111,, „ wilt,,,; i i î""iiui, Ja •Ä, . J; one f , Ï.HHuk .»BET,, BRUNNER, k»l* l, " , 1 *ltli .(„ a.., 1 ' tnenthmed premises, l*si. t ,r '»vi«|e«l .1 ol Assembly In such ^h. 1 I •' 1,1 w iUiiiJ in»» r * !l » y K,v '' uol,re 1 "Iirt ,,«• (A?,, honorable, the JNfH*bi llverv Ar Sessions «it* the ,,f J'* « 'mi,. Y«,,,', IV ta,e tf 1 Delaware, ■»Si '."■"»•"•r in-xi 0 ,'l Momlay, the **• " r —" ■ J.- A. D., wai being ' lleens«- to keep an *, at the 5Uv, ; -H II h tl,, 1 D.-law ue ami Dupont "" /'by of wii „r. art > to he drunk o Hi w fiUtoGlu »In the r'« A,. citizens, M'oiuincnd said applh-a jgaas »Hui, 1 Ubainbers, £ 1 H. Davis, j boni## Downey, :,*• High ter, Hlt'harcJ Walker, j oit il v^r" uumk<!r ' John ri 1 u 'G'ounell, SÄ ni Lape, 'MftABETH mtllriNKR. I, 'Hilt,,,, * *»Sr, BP* ' wV 1 "*tuin jruTicw. DEMOCRATIC MASS MEETING ! —AT— Fourth and Market Sts., —ON — Friday Eve'g, Oct. 20. AT 8 P. M. Tl* meetlug will [>t addreued Usues by GEO. H. BATES, ESQ., HON. W. G. WHITELEY and GEO. GRAY, ESQ. Cltlaen. of BOTH PARTIES ar« Invited. OCm-lUi-42 on State a ATOTICE.—NEW STOCK IN THE DIA MONl>STATE LOAN ASSOCIATION, Oral umynient now out: nod.ltt nor propert): Intoruat «Tshiplky V/hrSP. l ' u d * y or *• G KO Kg K C. MA KIM. MecroUry. NOTICE.— RENTING AND COLLECT i : «AMi 5. E . NT8 4 •Declalty, by GEORGE C. BARI8,SOI Shipley Ht.. Kcal E»tat« Agent. »,2X-lm oet14-151 AM Vs BMKNT&. C JRAND OPERA HOUSE, M MAMONIC TEMPLE. Saturday, October 21st, 1882. THE CELEBRATED RINGGOLD BAND ? Of Readiug, Pa.—26 Pieces. la of their matchleM concert«, anHlnt«*<l by the dlMUngulahed elocuttmilat, MR. JOHN M. STEPHEN. » his popular and humorous selections. Duets by Messrs. J. Winter» and T. II. Hugh; C< net koIom by Mr. W. T. Kck, aii<f(iar touet solo» by Mr. Mamucl Mchalck. Admission, Including reserved seat», &'> •nt». Admission to balcony only without re»c cents. Male three days In advance at Mcs> Thomas A Co'» d m •t 18,20,21-30 QRAND OPERA Monday Eve'g, Oct. 23, '82, HOUSE. MASON 10 TEMPLE. Ttie Latest A merleau Sucre»», Alice-The Harrisons-Louis Auri flier wcrful Drnmatlc Company, In Leou *» brilliant literary effort. anl 44 VIVA, Or, "A Sister's Sacrifice. Price of admission 35 and 50 cunt«: reserved »eat» 75 cents. Beat» for »ale at C. F. Tho Co.'», three day» lu advance. ectl9-4t-S0 IfffLP WASTED. ANTED—A LAD AS AN APPREN TICE W the printing buslnc»». Must be about 16 year» of ugc, have a fair cducatloii be well recoinineuded. Till» 1» an opportunity aeldotn offered to learn the bu»ln«'H» Iu all of it» branches. Apply In the hand writing of tbe applicant to TH E J A M KS A WEB B octlS-lf Printing •ry Company. FOR SA LF.. P'OK 100 Acres of Standing Timber. Clli.fly YELLOW PINK »ml MAPLE, wttblu one mile of railroad and three mile» of water, aud adjacent to other large and One tract» of timber land the growth of which 1» likewise on the market. For particular» a» to location, price, term», etc., addrcaa, aeptza-d, w Jt»-lf _GAZ ETTE OFFICE. Y?OR SALE.—ONE TWO-HORSE EN I GINE AND boiler in good condition ; will be aold cheap. G1LLEMP1F. A <'<>., Octl4. tf No. 106 Shipley street. WIL, Del. SALE. I aH)R SALE.—a NEW FIRST-CLASS 13 Roomed house, cornerHlxtli and French; ha» five bay window» and all modern Improvement* : Well aud all wa»te water undcrdntliieil to »ewer. Term» easy, Also other house», price from f 1,260 is, Oui. Chance for goo«l luvcHtim-nt. Apply, U. ft C. TIN DAL, 701 French »tr«*et. FURLIV SALES. RUCTION SALE —AT— 211 King Street, LMIN'OTON, DKL., ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21 mt, Mr». Kate Hauhy will w-ll a »lock of CHIN A. GLASS» at tf o'clock a. ni. octl9-2t-12 P ublic sale the entire TIN WARES. Sale STIDHAM ft SON, REGISTER'S SOTIV ES. REGISTER'S ORDER. Register's officb. I New Castle Co., Del., 8«*pt« i»her 2*>th, 1NK2. I Upon the application ol Ellen Kelly. A«lmln- .»tratrlx of Fraud» Kelly, late of Wilmington hundred, in »al«J county, deceaaed, It 1» ordered and directed by the Register that the Admlnlatra- • afore»ald give notice of grunting of letter» Adnilnl»trauon upon thee»tateol thedeceased with the date of granting thereof, by causing advertisement» to be po»ted within forty «lays from the date of such letters In »lx of the nm public place* of the county of New < astle, requiring all person» having demands against the estate t«» present the same, or abide by an act of Assembly ln such case made and provided; - be Inserted within tb^ Daily Gazbttk, a of uni also rau«; th«* same same period ln the _ •wspaper published ln Wilmington, and to be mtlma <1 therein three weeks, (e. <». d.) i Given under the hand and aenl orofltae h > of the Reg later aforesaid at W il m 1 ugt .m w Jin New Castle county aforesaid, the 4.V .nd year .bo*, writ«.., L. ROTIf B, All persons having claim» against the ***tat** °* the «leceaseil must i»re»« nt the same duly attested to the Ailmlnlstratrix.on or before 8ej>t. 29th, A. abide the act of Asw-mhlv in such ELLEN KELLY, Atluiiiilstrator. D., IHM», - case made <1 provided. : Wilmington, Del. Addre« sep29-mwf-3w FROFESMIOSAL CARDS. . J. P. BURNELL I) ,( «4- WILL REMOVE HIM OFFICER* esldenee. T«i his new NO. 712 WEST STREET, NOVEMBER THE 1st. *t20-lm-ir. C. COLE, JOHN JtOTARY PUHLIC, e AND JUBTK'K OK THE If art. Building, No. 101 Weil Blslli «treet. Tcle phuiiecall..n J-pVNIEL II. FOSTER, attorn ey-at-la w, 017 MARKET STREET, myvio NO. WlLtUNUTON, DEL. IMPORTANT ORDINANCE THE B.fc O.R.H.ASK FOR RIGHT OF WAY. HOW AN ORDINANCE WA 3 KILLED. A Hnrprls« to the Membsm of Council Wlio But Their Boot in It Before They Knew It—The Weekly Routine liusliieoM. Abuer Bailey of the Eighth ward called to the chair at the meeting of Coun cil last evening in the absence of President Conrad. After the reading of the minutes of the laat regular and staled meetinga the routine order of exercises was taken up. The Water Committee recommended the petition of the Pioneer Coach Com asking that the water main in the ward was that apany Ninth extended to their stables be granted. The company are to pay two-thirds of the oott of the work, which will be $425, the yearly revenue amounting to $40. Report adopted. The Street Committee reported having directed the Street Commissioner to repair the streets at the corner of Tenth and Union, asked for by James Hunter aud others. Report adopted. The same com mittee reported adversely the petitiou of Peter U. Furry, asking for a drain on Tenth street from Pine to 8pruce. They also re ported that they would attend to the resolu tion of William H. Quinn in regard to safety gates aa soon as it was properly worded. Thomas B. Hlzar A Son were awarded the contract for building a sewer across Dela ware avenue at a coat of $2,500. The Street Committee reported adversely on the bid of Hlcar A Son far a sewer across Madison street, aud recommended that three lengths of 28 luch pipe belouglug to the Water Committee be used. On motion the matter was relerred Jointly to the Waterand Streets Committees. A communication from Chief Engineer Cotiwall referring to the overflow of water at the intersection of Market street and the P. W. A B. railroad In the Ninth ward was referred to the 8treet Committee. Mr. Garrett said the mittee had a petition asking that Kirkwood street between Tenth and Eleveutb be graded. It would coat, he said, $200, "but as the committee had no money" it could do nothing. Mr. Menton thought it could be done for $25. Finally, on motion, the Street Commissioner was instructed to do toe work with the city teams, the dirt to be used for filling in other places. City Treasurer Pierce reported a balance $01,208.06 in bank to the city's credit. Chief Engineer Mclntire reported 40 men employed in the Water Department, the pay roil for the week amounting to $336..55. Street Commissioner Zeblev reported 33 men and three double aud eight single employed on the street during the week with a pay The had appointed John C. Patterson, Esq., and City Solicitor Turner tdtyrepare a new city charter and revise and consolidate the exist ing; charter and ordinances. Petitions and communications were re ceived aud referred to the pr« tees as follows : From Johu T. ing the attention of Council to the erection of several frame buildings on Elliott avenue; W. T. Danen berg, asking permission to set curb on twelfth street near Walnut ; Henry Mendenhall, asking for a lamp on Eleventh street between West and Washington ; Len derinan Brothers, asking permission to set curb on Sixteenth, Seventeenth and Laurel streets ; L. C. Kent, asking for the grading of Fourteenth street between Washington and Jeffersou streets ; James Ferry, asking for grading, curbing and paving iu the neighborhood of Tenth aud Bennett streets; Robert McCauley, asking for a lamp at Tenth aud Bennett streets ; E. G. Shortlldge, asking for a gutter on Vandever street be tween Buena Vista and Palmer's row. Bills were presented and orders granted for the payment of the following bills : Adams A Bro., $1.40; John Collins, $55; Elizabeth Taylor, $120. Mr. Beecher presented an ordinance which he said was "the inoat Important that had ever come before Council, as it would bave a great influence upon business, and —" But, while Mr. Beecher was just getting into a neat little speech written in a memorandum book, and by some said to have been dictated by Counsellor Bird, Mr. Menton, who temporarily Ailed the chair, cut the gentleman's oratory short, as out ol place. It was unkind, and Mr. Beecher felt it. The ordinance was then read for the first time aud the second time "An Ordinance authorizing the Dela Streets Com of tefttm roll amounting to $235.11. Law Committee reported that they er com mi t lliott, call its title, which was: ware Western Railroad Company to cross cer tain streets in the City of Wilmington, it ordained by the City Council of Wil mington." Section 1 of the ordinance declares in sub stance that the Delaware Western Railroad Company is hereby authoriz«îd to construct aud use a double railroad track crossing the streets hereinafter named at such grades as are hereinafter set lorth. Beginning at a point in the northwesterly boundary line of the City of Wilmington between Eleventh street aud Pennsylvania avenue, crossing Union street, Pennsylvania avenue, Thirteenth, Liucoln, Fourteenth, Scott and DuPont streets, Sixteenth street, Delaware avenue, Gilpin avenue, Shallcross avenue, Lovering avenue, Wawaset street, Brandy wine creek, Jessup road, Snuff Mill lane, etc.,giving the grades of the streets and avenues ; and also suitable and necessary sidings, turnouts and switches, subject, however, to sueh restrictions aud regula tions as have been, or may be made by the City Council for the purpose of regulating the speed of locomotives and cars within the city limits. The railroad company is to pave and plank between the tracks ou grade and to erect bridges where necessary. The ordinance concludes as follows : " And the said city hereby vacates to the said railroad company the bed of Sixteenth street from the southerly side of Scott street to the northerly side of DuPont street. And provided further, that the said railroad company hereby agree to indemnify and save, harmless, the city from any and all loss to j*ersons, corpora tions or property, which may be caused or occasioned by their crossing any of the before stated streets." It was moved and carried that when Council adjourned it adjourned to meet at the City Hall at 2 o'clock Saturday after noon, o visit the Logan House, the site of the propos(*d new railroad station, and that the City Surveyor aud engineers of the Delaware Western railroad be invited to ac company them. As soon as the ordinance had been read all order in the room seemed to come to end, and when the ordinance amending ordinance regulating the health of tlie city was presented for its third and filial reading it was impossible to hear the clerk. Finally, restored anil the first section of the ordinance was read, was to be taken oil the motion to make th«* words the first section, objections were offered by members who seemed anxious to tet away. Some wanted copies printed, as they "did not know what it meant," and when a vote was taken the motion was loët und the ordinance killed, much to the chagrin of Mr, Talley who wished to move that 100 copies of the same be printed. Council then adjour ned i n di sgu st. "Ah 1" moaned a widow recently bereaved, "what a misfortune ! I know wbat kind of a husband I have lost, but bow can I know what kind of a husband his successor will bo I'* ! order When the vote ! ■ jtwMt pikrs. Fishing for Stones at Hhtcu» Hook—The (Government Work There—Waiting for the B. * O. Bond. The Marcus Hook folk« are once more happy. The lost pier, which suddenly took a header into the mud some weeks ago has been found and a greuter portion of It fished from the bottom of the river. It lay em bedded in the inud 18 or 2U foet b**low the surface at low tide Many of the stones were broken loose from the mass, but the whole pier undoubtedly toppled and tell in one lump. A scow and dredging machine belonging to William W. Taxis of Philadelphia haa been at work one week under the direction of United States Engineer Locke of thia city and already a large number of the huge granite blocks and lumps of concrete, used to fill In behind the stretchers, have been brought to the surface and piled on the old landing and the small old ice pier adjoining. The scow Is taken to the site of the upset Ice pier, where It Is loaded with stones, then pulled inshore and unloaded. Good head way is being made and it will not be long ere the whole pier will be recovered. The laid dry and fastened to each other with Iron clamps or braces this shape , smelted lead being poured around them to hold In position. The clamps were made of iron about % of an inch thick and , 1>2 inches wide, the length about 1 foot and the lapped ends about 2 Inches long. The cause of the disaster is said to be very clear, and an old resident of the Hook, In conversation yesterday, said it didn't sur prise him one' whit when the pier over "For," said he, 44 lt was only an experiment, and a costly proven. Had there been any heavy Ice last winter both of the lower piers would have gone as they Just rest on the top of the piles. As it is, the companion of the lalleu pier is fast settling, and no one would be surprised at any time to see it roll over and out of sight." The two piers, built a little over a year ago, were placed upou 102 piles, driven within two and three feet of each other, ac cording to position, and sawed off eveu eighteen iuches below low water. On top of the piles a platform was built and the stones placed on that. The theory Is that the piles were notdriven sufficiently through the inud, and one side having settled the stone work lost lt6'balance, so to speak, and came to grief. The four old piers, further up the stream, built shortly after the war, were built upon a different plan and as when first put up, although was badly jarred and had some stones badly loosened at one time by being struck by the steamer Illinois of the Pennsyl.auia line. A stones were k fl topp built It has apparently as good of them The old piers were built upon cribs, con structed on shore arid taken out and sunk in position. When the crib settled, being one piece, the settling was uniform and not irregular as with the plain piling pian, i The government engineers ure very re ticent about the whole matter, and It Is said t is very desirable on their part that the story of the "lost" pier be kept as "mum" as possible. Iu fact, those having charge of the construction of the last two piers are rather chagrined at the failure of their work. Of course the government will lose the cost of the construction, will foot the bill for fishing the stone from the river, and pay for the rc-c .;.of the pier. It !a not known when the work will be commenced or upon what plan It will be done. It is al most too late this season to do much, if any thing, and the probabilities are that when spring comes there will lie two piers to re build instead of one. The Marcus Hookers don't worry much about the matter, as it gives them work during the "off" season. Proposals for an eighth pier have been received and opened and possibly the con tract has be« u awarded ere this by the de partment at Washington. It will be located on a line with the inside row of other piers, to the south, and very near to the Felton's landin Frank Tigeon of New York—for crib pier, $10,000 ; pile pier, $16,000. Leiper A Lewis, Chester—crib, $16,000 ; pile, $14,000. Chester firm will course provided sufficient security is given. On Wednesday afternoon one of the gov ernment coast survey vessels spent several hours in taking surroundings and ruuniug lines iu the viciuity of the sunken pier. At the end of the secoud landiug is the old and smallest pier of the lot. It is about half the size of the others and nearest shore. The stones in it are fastened in the same manner as those iu the one grappled lor. The clamps, however, are made of round copper about three-quarters Inch iu diameter. On the top course of stones all but two pieces of the copper have been removed at different times by thieving men and boys, who have stolen the metal to sell as Junk. The two pieces leftare hacked and bent and so firmly imbedded in the stones as to be secure, upper corner the large 6tone has been pushed several inches out of place by a bar used in wrenching out the copper. The residents of Liuwood or Marcus Hook, or Marcus Hook or Linwood,which ever it is, xioußly awaiting the action of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company. Two lines have been the new road. One passes midway between the P., W. A B. station and the river, while the other passes over a mile to the westward of the present station. Land is held at good figures and property owners are smiling at tin* prospective raise iu prices of real estate. "If the road right ; if it does not, all wrong," they say. ace. There were but two bidders : The doubt do the work, of being Of At the right hand in the viciuity for through the place, all LOCAL OPTION IN CECIL. A Correspondent Hays It Has Not Been a Failure ln Any Sense. A correspondent of the Oxford, Pa.. Pre»», in alluding to a recent article in the Gazette upon the violation of the Local Optiou law in Cecil county, which the Pre »» iu part copied, says : "As a resident of the county and a close observer of the working local option we assure you it is a grand success. We have only one-half the number of public houses that existed under the license law, and there is not one-fourth the amount of lhjuor drank then. We have less crime committed as the result of drinking, as i6 shown by our court records. The carousing round public houses day and night, the treat and being treated, the waste of time aud money that were so lamentably preva lent under the license system is virtually well nigh a tiling of the past. Trade and business of all kinds, save liquor selling, has never been better ; store bills are less and more promply pai«l and the wives and chlldreu of drunkards are better clothed aud fed. The people of Harford county are to vote local optiou iu November and the friend« of temperance expect soon to have ! that wise law iu force in Delaware. The whisky party is greatly alarmed iu Delaware and Harford county, and are spending money freely and sending out false reports to papers as freely to from ruin. The t* mperanct* well satisfied with option. They never expected to stop drlnklug entirely, but they did expect to largely reduce the quantity of ruin drank and the temptation to driuk and in this they have not been disappointed. When Delaware, Harford county aud Chester county become 41 cloth«id and in their right mind " on this question we «hall have «till less rum drinking in Cecil. ! their vile traffic l-eople of Cecil arc very l the results of local rum I CURREY AND SLAVERY. THE CANDIDATE'S LOVE FOR HIS OLD CHATTELS. FISHER'S LATTER-DAY SYMPATHY NUsn-Ilnw Judge for Prosecuting Slavery Cases and Bottled Ul» Sympathy For Twenty-four Years. A 'dory With Two Fisher Took Hi« F« The colored vote which has already proved a troublesome quantity for Delaware Republicans bids fair to be more trouble some. The course of Mayor Wales toward the colored men will be Imitated to the letter by the State leaders. Mayor Wales thought the time was not ripe for colored men to hold oitice ''because the white man had borne the heat and burden of the day," and Mr. Carrey lias stated on more than one oc casion that he would not appoint colored men to office. Dick Harrington has said the same thing It is not surprising that Mr. Currey should entertain such an opinion in view of the Attitude which he has heretofore maintained toward colored people. Mr. Currey was never an abolitionist, and like so many people lu Sussex he was a slave holder up the emauclpaticu of the black people. Ji how many negroes Mr. Currey owned it is impossible so state, but it is certain that the present Republican candidate for Governor was in full accord and sympathy with slavery aud the black people he held in bondage did not get their freedom until slavery was made unlawful. Past actions of men are sometimes awkward things, and Mr. Currey will find his position on this subject particularly awkward. Some of the Republican cam' paitrn speakers have gone so far iu heated partisan utterances as to almost charge be fore ignorant audiences that if the Demo crats got into power again Che negroes would again go into slavery. Something of this kind was done at Townsend the other night. George V. dressing the Republican meeting there aud iu speaking of Democratic opposition to pro gress said that by a man's past acts and positions you must judge his future course; by these you may judge what he will do again if he gets a chance. He then said colored men were getting better educated and know this, when a man in the audiance called out that the colored people were educated enough to kuow if the Democrats got into power they would put the negroes into slavery again. "Does my friend mean, that if they get into power we will have the same kind of slavery we were once cursed with f" asked Mr. Massey. "Just assure as God made Moses," said an old Republi can on the platform. "And God made Moses," said Mr. Massey, very positively. In view of Mr. Currey's position the sub ject of slavery it Is very dangerous ground for the Republican orators to walk upon. A good many Interesting things can be told about him, and among them how many colored voters in Sussex will have nothing to do with him because he wa6 cordially in concord with slave-holding,and because,it is stated, he treated them badly. Of course, there is nothing very horrible in a man having held slaves before the war, but the fact th«*« l.e did will, of course, explaiu why it is that he Is opposed to colored men hold ing offices ; and as Mr. Massey says, a man's past actions will show what he will do again if he gets a chance. to UBt Massey, Esq., was ad AN OLD CASE. The subject of old slavery «lays is a fruit ful one for interesting reminiscences. Ex District-Attorney George P. Fisher has been out in an interview in the copying machine at Third and King streets for some time In which he alludes to a case In which a negre woman was tried for aiding a slave girl to escape to Mt. Holly, N. J., where she was to marry a white man. Mr. Fisher was then Attorney-General. He says the woman was arrested and thrown into jail. He saw, he says, that she was the victim of a "deep machination" to throw her into slavery. He g<jes ou to say that though he did uot press the case, and did not think »he ought to b < convicted , she was found guilty, sentenced to the pillory aud lashand also ordered to be sold to the highest bidder and taken beyond the State. The ex-District Attorney then goes on to tell how John L. Bacon, now a candidate for the Legislature on the Republican ticket in Sussex, came to him to devise some way of getting the woman bought off. She had sold for $700, he says, aud to this point allusion will l>e made further on. Mr. Fisher directed him to an anti-slavery man named Hunu, so the interview' runs, and that Hunn raised $400, that he (Bacon) picked there, and put $200 t woman's freedom was bought aud she was sent out of the State. Afterwards she sent back to the kind-hearted Mr. Bacon the $200 he is alleged to have paid out of his own pocket. In order to make political capital the following is appended to the end o! the interview : "We have only to add that the Sheriff who sold this poor woman was Charles C. Stockley, the present Democratic candidate for Governor of Delaware." Iu the course ot the article reflections are cast upon the ow'ner of the slave, who was assisted to escape by the woman tried, and it Is made to appear that the owner was the leader in the "deep machination" to sell the free colored womau Into slavery. The gen tleman in question, now dead, Is Nathaulel Hearn of Laurel, one of the finest aud most upright men who ever lived in Sussex county. Above is given one side of the story whieh ex-District Attorney Fisher has flung to the windB apparently to damage one man—Mr. Stockley, the Democratic candidate for Governor—who as Sheriff sold the woman, and thus carried out the orders of the court which were given after the then prosecutlug attorney, "pure of heart and clean of soul, had convicted her against her will, beiug convinced that she was the victim of a "deep machination" to make a slave of her. The Gazette has goue to some trouble to as certain the true facts of the case, aud they show that ex-District Attorney Fisher has wilfully distorted them. The case took place in 1858, aud the womau who was tried was Elizabeth Marsh. Siie was convicted aud the following certified transcript of her trial, conviction and sentence, shows that she was not scutcnced to the pillory and lash : up $100 here and to it himself. The Indict m't— Aiding slave to runaway. True Bill. State Ti Elizaiikth Marsh, negro. April 13, A. D., 1858, the said defendant, Elizu both Marsh, appears at the bar of the court and pleads "not guilty," whereupon a jury was drawn and sworn, and after I ear lug evidence returned into court with a verdict of guilty in Hhe stands indicted. manner uml fo Whereupon it is ordered by tbe Court that said defendant, Elizabetn Marsh, negro, pay to Nathaniel Uearn, the owner of Mary Ann Hearn, negro, the sold to the highest bidder as a servant for the term of seven years, and that she Is now com mitted to the custody of the sheriff of Sussex county until this sentence la carried Into execu tion. Wm. Ellkoood, C. P. of $60U, 1 that she he This record also shows that Mr. Fisher was carefui to draw his fee in the case, amount ing to $2.4W. It shows more than this. It shows that at the sale, made necessary by the conviction secured by Mr. Fisher, the woman brought $460, being sold to James U. Boyce. If the rest of Mr. Fisher's statement then is true John L. Bacou profited by the case, I because he says $500 raised by the abolltlonlrt», «ad tbta waa $100 more than was needed to boy the woman'« freedom, and that he put 1n $800, which the woman afterward« paid him, Only $400 wag neces sary to secure the woman'« freedom, and wj^y wp# It necessary to «end Mr. Bacon Another case wa« had at the, same tfme for precisely the same charge. It was that of Louisa Ouey, otherwise Louisa Smith, for aiding the same slave, Mary Ann Hearn, to escape. Mr. Fisher was also prosecuting attorney and he likewise secured a convic tion, and got his fee. The woman was also sold and brought $165. Mr. Stockley's return of the sale is aa follows : Elizabeth Marsh, negro, sold for seven years. Costs retained.i January 19, cash paid N Hearn— 246.46 Louisa Oney, negro sold for seven years. Costs retained January 19, cash paid N. Hearn - 100.41 166 Mr. Fisher neglects to mention this last case in bis interview. $400 $104.66 166 64.59 A TENNESSEE TRAGEDY. A Father and Hon Just Acquitted of Murder Shot by a Bank President—The Murderer Slain. particulars of the bloody affray In Knoxville, Pa., which was reported by tele graph In yesterday's Gazette, are given, as follows : Knoxville, Tenn., Oct. 10.—This place was thrown into the greatest state of excite ment this morning by a terrible tragedy which occurred In the main street of the town duriug the busiest hour of the day, which resulted in the killing of Thomas O'Connor, one of the leading and most in fluential residents of the place ; the death of General Joseph A. Mabry and his sou aud the wounding of two or three spectators of the affray. The par ticulars of the affair are as follows : This morning at a few minutes after 10 o'clock, General Joseph A. Mabry, Major Thomas O'Connor and Joseph A. Mabry, Jr., fought to the death a three-cornered fight in the main street, which began yesterday after noon by General Mabry attacking Major O'Connor and threatening to kill him. This was at the fair grounds, and O'Connor told Mabry it was not the place to settle their differences. Mabry then told O'Connor he should not live. It seems that Mabry was armed and O'Connor was not. The cause of the difficulty was an old feud about the trausfer of some property from Mabry O'Connor. Later in the afternoon Ma sent word to O'Connor that he would kill him on sight. Full m y THE FIGHT COMMENCED. This morning Major O'Connor was stand ing in the door of the Merchants' National Bank, of which he was president. General Mabry and another man walked down Gay street, on the opposite side of the bauk. O'Connor stepped into the bank, procured a shot gun, took deliberate aim at General Mabry and fired. Mabry fell dead, being shot in the left side. As he fell O'Connor fired again, the shot taking effect in Mabry's thigh. O'Connor then rushed into the bank and got another shot gun. About tills time Joseph A. Mabry, Jr., son of General Mabry, came rushing down the street. He was not seen by O'Connor until he was within 40 feet of him, when he fired a shot from a pistol, the ball taking effect in O'Connor's right brfeast, passing through the body near the heart. The instant Mabry fired, O'Connor turned and discharged the shot gun at him,the load taking effect In young Mabry's right breast and side and he fell, pierced with 20 buck shot, aud almost instantly Major O'Connor fell dead without a struggle. Young Mabry tried to rise but fell back dead. THE DEADLY WORK OF TWO MINUTES. The whole tragedy occurred within two minutes, and neither of the three spoke after he was shot. Geueral Mabry had about thirty buckshot in his body. A bystander was palnfally wounded in the thigh with a buckshot and another was wouuded in the arm. Four other pierced by buckshot. The affair caused great excitement, and Gay street was thronged with people. Geueral Mabry and his son Joseph were acquitted only a few days ago of the murder of Moses Lusby and Don Lusby, father and son, whom they killed a few weeks since. William Mabry was killed by Don Lusby last Christinas. Major Thomas O'Connor was president of the Mechanics' National bank here and was the wealthiest man in the State. Colonel E. J. Sanford, the vice president, takes Immediate control of the bank. had their clothes OFFENDING THE LAW. Hearing# Before the Mayor Last Evening at the Hall. Daniel Moore and James Wilson were both very drunk, and had been for two days, and for their hilarity were given 50 cents and costa each. Jo y onahan was accused of assault and upon Michael Haughey. The batte prosecutor seemed loth to push the de fendant and wanted the Mayor to be "as aisy" as he could. Michael Sullivan, who boards at the same place as Monahan and Haughey, said the whole trouble come from Haugbey, who had had four suppers. Haughey threatened to cut Monahan, who took the knife from him. The landlady, who had been summoned by Haughey, gave that worthy the credit of the whole row, saying he had behaved in a disorderly man ner. The Mayor dismissed the case, telling Haughey that if he had auy more witnesses he would be found guilty himself. George R. Cadwalder was arrested by int Jones at the P., W. A. B. oil house ing drunk and disorderly. Fined $1 for and costs. Three young fellows last evening liuked d proceeded up Market street and arms an tried to imagine they were having a good time. They swaggered from pavement to the other and pushed people in their march. Finally one of them kicked over a basket of oyster shells standing by the curb. Two officers had been following the "funny" fellows and t«x)k two of them to the Hall where they were fined $2 and cests each. Edward Cassidy was again arraigned for selling liquor ou Sunday. Two black men testified to having obtained liquor iu the place last Sunday. Walter Bacon appeared for the defendant and said the witnesses were unreliable and made a habit of getting liquor under false pretense, and intimated that there was a scheme laid to entrap Cassidy for reasons that were obvious. The Muyor held the defendant in $300 to appear at court. side of the New Car Shops. It is reported that the Baltimore A Ohio Railroad Company have purchased a large tract of land in the vicinity of the Logâu House, where large car and repair shops will be erected In the event of the road pass ing through the city. Dhrl.tl.na Hun.lred Democrat.. Christiana Hundred Démocrate will hold a meeting at Charlee B. Dough-rty'» hotel, at Rleimr Sun, on Tuesday evening next at 7.30 o'clock. Able speakers will address the gathering. Meeting of the Delaw a The annual meetin Bible Society, of the Delaware Bible Society will b# held in the lecture room of the Central Presbyterian church on J Saturday, October 21, at 4 o'clock p. m. A FIELD DAY IN KENT. THE DEMOCRATIC RALLY AT HARRINGTON. THE ISSÏÏEB FAIRLY DISCUSSED. Address«** by Senator Bayard, Attorney Oeneial «Gray, I. t. Grubb, (Jeu^rsMiuau Martin and Juliu *1. Fay* tor. [Special correspondence of Th« Gazstt«. J Hakkinoton, Dbl., Oct. 90.—In Um steadily falling rain for two hours afternoon an immense crowd of and Republicans atood, patient and Inter ested, before Cole's hotel, and listened to ad dresses by leading Democratic speakers; and fully 1,000 people gathered around a stand on the outskirts ot the town to hear Senator Bayard on local issues and maters of State importance. Æ At both meetings Mr. Borden pr^Rded, and the first speaker was Attorney-General Gray, who argued long and earnestly on the general question that there was nothing in the Democratic government to Induce the people to make a change to the questionable leadership of the Republicans In thia State. Mr. Gray's speech was well considered and very forcible. Grubb Esq., of his i yesterday Democrats ht at He was followed by I. C. who during the cour»« that remarks claim that the Republicans were the true friends of the school system waa false and hypocritical. With one-half of their voters negroes, the Republicans would be compelled to give ted the fact that one of their owu leaders, James R. Lolland, voted in favor the Civil Rights bill in 1874 when it contained the provision requiring mixed schools in every Slate, and th it afterwards he voted against it when the mixed school clause was strick eu out. said the them mixed schools. Hs cl Congressman Martin, the next speaker, handled the subject of Democratic economy as compared with Republican extravagance and said the 1,500 school houses proposed by Dick Harrington at every cross road would cost $500,000 before they were built. TUB EVENING MEETING was a decided success, despite the bad weather. Senator Bayard spoke first aud his reception was enthusiastic. He dwelt chiefly with matters of Stole government,and laid particular stress upon the fact that De aware has been governed economically aud well. He urged the people with earnestness, not to trust the leaders Republican party who had not that purity of character or that honesty which inspired trust. He eloquently said that the honor of a State trusted to bad hands lor even a short time might tarnish it and its good name forever. T Republican leaders was dwelt upon length in a general way,and the people were warned against the evil effect of profligate rule which had been crushed in the District of Columbia. Mr. Bayard's speech was listened to attentively aud was frequently applauded. John II. Paynter, Esq., of Georgetown followed in his happiest mood, and he made many telling hits which he illustrated with side-splitting stories, it was impossible for the people of Delaware to give control to the class of men who were seeking power for the Re Ë ublican party. He congratulated tbs •emocrats on the Ohio victory aud said Delaware would give a larger Democratic majority than ever. The meeting was a very successful i great of the he record of the at He argued that A TENACIOUS CERTAIN. Clinging to a Man's Hand After Belag Scalded, Cut [Louisville, Ky., Commercial.] A peculiar case of poisoning was devel oped yesterday in the case of Ifair. Conrad, the tobacconist, who lives on Market street, near Thirty-fourth. Attached to the house iu which he lives is a very large yard. For some years back Mr. Conrad has been much interested In floriculture, working in his garden every morning and evening. Earl/ yesterday morning, Just before breakfast, hs trimming some dead sprigs l rosebush in one corner of i from a his yard, was small __ _ when he heard something hiss. He took bold of the dead member and had u it when he felt rt of the right just gotten the clippers upo a painful sting in the fleshy haud, aud at the same time his ear marked the cessation of the strange noise. Hs jerked in bis haud, upon feeling the prick, but to his great horror there came along with and fastened to it a large mottled snake with a head on it like a shovel. Ths snake measured about two feet in length and about six Inches round the largest of the body. It bad sunk its teeth Into his hand and still held its grip. So tightly had it fastened upon him that no amount of shaking or pulling could induce it to drop . He ran to the house with the snake dangling the dining room. At the sight of the snake the women ran shrieking from the room, and it was some time before he could obtain assistance. At first every one thought that he was trying to frighten them, but one look at his livid countenance served to destroy all such thought of Jokes and sport. Almost every conceivable scheme was tried to loosen ths nold of the reptile, but without avail. Ths reptile's tail waa cut, his head was beaten and his whole body dipped into boiling water, but still he held on to the hand of ths terrified man. A large crowd soon collected and an old colored woman, experienced with all kinds of crawling animals, volun teered her services. She said be would never let go until it thundred, and accord ingly set about to make some of it artificially. But before thiB could be successful she said that a hole must be made for him, for un less he hold on forever. part from his hand. He rushed Into shelter convenient he would She procured a large stocking and held it close to his head, with his tail aloft, while a man in the next room beat a bass drum. The first thump that was a flash of lightning and dropped stocking, where he was killed. From the time ke bit to the time he re leased his hold one whole hour was con sumed. Mr. Conrad's hand begau to swell and change color, turning to a bright yellow tinge. Dr. Doherty was called in. When he arrived Mr. Conrad's whole arm waa swollen. He was unconscious, frothed at the mouth, and twitched violently In every muscle, suffering excruciating pain and showing every symptom of blood poisoning. Proper antidotes were administered, and for a while bis life despaired of, but last night he was still living and considered out of danger. The reptile was a spread ing viper. the snake loosened his hold like into the A G. A. B. Visitation. Last evening Department Commander John Wainwright, accompanied by officeiw from the National and St-ate encampment#, aud a delegation from Reynold# Post of Newark, attended the regular meeting of DuPont Post. The visitor# were supper at Gotwal's restaurant. A regular business a camp and addresses were mad« jgv|^a the fire was started e by Choate and Purnell. Songs, ballads and social chat occupied the evening. A number of black men engaged in a row on Market street about 8.30 last evening and one of the number was cut oq the hud wit» a blackjack.