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THE FIRST PAIR OF BOOTS.
You'd better not call S'UB rntrn tOO big to? ' , Oid ben. if yon suap your -spu rs ay vliii will have to stand a fight witn 1.", o? boots, and a man, do y.t ,A,J.i !. ...an four spurn at 1 me, three. A couple of boot, ana YSSm U(ji pretty gvj ---it. - Ho! gentleman's boots for me. Stand out of the way, I'm going to walk T.11 .nr. Bnmfllriul? El.fll . 11 l.rnu ' i dv... j -- , , , O! how they do squeak! es, how they taiK! I thina" it. as goou ... They tie themselves without any strings, Thev match like a pair of angel's wings. vv leather!" Phone Toil smell the thing; Hb! pretty good boot-! Ho! high-top boots! HO! gentleman, s wwh tor me. I wish It was Sunday to go toelitwevfe, I wish it was Monday to play, I wish i was Tuesday to ride my noTse",- I wish it was every day. I will wear them to bed, for Uncle Jun Might fill them with water up to the brim, a . nnno r fnio1 his hnnt. for him. Ho! pretty good boots! Ho! high-top boots! 10 Eenueman oooto nr uir, Hearth and Home. PACIFIC SKETCHES. fFrom A. D. Richardson's New York Trt oone Correspondence. San Francisco contains ltMi,uou people mrV. vnsthtrd of all the" iuhabit- ans of Caifornfa.- and one-fourth of the entire p6puit ion of the Pacifi roast. In numbers It but-dry exeeed Newark. New Jersey : but 1ft impor- tanm it ranks second oolytoJuw i ork rr. has the social and business stoics to here of a great capital. The stranger is constantly impressed wiib its breadth largeness, cosmopolitanism. He boars conversations in French, Spanish, Her man, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, and beaven knows what other tongues. Theodore Parker, they say, read, ZU dif ferent languages. If he had spoken them all as well. I tbinK be could bave found men to talk with iu every one of them "within five ininutea' walk of Montgomery Street. California regarded the new Contin ental line with Gret Expectations, She discounted the future. luvestmsuts in real estate have diverted so much cauital from its usual channels, that one hears complaints of hard times and scarcity of money. A SSan Fran cisco building site, which sold last March for 50.000, now commands f80, .000. The best business lota along Montgomery and California streets are 137 feet deep, and range in value from $ 1,000 to .?5,000 (gold) per loot. Wild lands iu remote counties can stilt be bought for $1 and $2 per acre : nearer markets, they command from fd lo S10. Eancties (there are no farms in Califor nia everything is ranch) half a mile outside tue City of Sacramento and three miles from the riveiyseil for S100 an acre. - In one of tbe best districts, ten or fifteen miles soutb cf Sau Fran cisco, D. O. Mills has n et.t ef 4,000 acres. Tuougb it is not distirctrvely a diary farm bo keeps 400 milch owa. A railway track, fur taking hi prodnets to market ruiis inio h.3 barn. Tbe large, highly ifrrpr jved mnehes in that region are held at frejtri 8250 to $300 per acre. Farming in California has been wonderfully lucrative. Hundreds of thousands of acres are rated at figures which would friguteu an Eastern man, but upon which wool-growing alone baa returned a clear protit of three per cent, a month lor several years. .'.The 8ameis measurably true of other agri cu'tnral interests. Small farms grow in favor; but tbe old e-pstufcu system has left many largw lnnd bolder' To belittle immense tracts is a general ntJeetaiion, an odd out-cr.ppmg of locwr humor. The Caiiiorntau invites an Eastern visitor ''Come down to San Mataeo anct spend " week with me." "Have you a ranch there?" "Y.s, a little place." "What do you call a little place T" ' Well, 2y- 000 acres" or 30,000, or 40,000, as tbe case may be. Everybody means to have a little place. The other evening 1 met Gen. lieale, known as an old army officer, who led one of the Gov ernment . explorations for a Pacific Railroad. He resides in the Soutb, be low Ixw Angelos, though bis Summer home' is in Philadelphia. "Have you a little plaee, tot) ?" I Bsked. "Yes, 226,0Qp acres ou m' home ranch,' and 25,000 more in Northprn California!" Tnat "home-ranch" if it wer a square tract, would be-19 miles" across. It is one-third as large as the State of Rhode Island. There are other men who- own 300,000 acres apiece. Beale dispens. soiae'hing of old Baronial hospitality. Every wayfarer is welcomed to table and bed without . money and Without price. Some nigbts, 80 travelers- are there entertained. There was a prevalent impresstn that tbe moment the last rail was laid immigrants and speculators with pock ets full of money would pour into Cali fornia to buy land. As yet, no such movement has begun, and disappoint- ncnt ta felt, Still- tliotich citv lots. fmr.rr.ved farms, and wild lands have advanced from one hundred to five hundred per cent within the last two years, the new values bold their own firmlv. And a people cannot be very "hard up" whose smallest coin is ten cants, and who countthat astwelve and a half to save inconvenience in making change. The silver dime here takes tba old Southern and Western name of "the b't." and the value of tbe ancient "ninepencs" of Kew England and shil ling of New York. Eiht bus pass for a dollar. The nforniug newspaper Costs a bit ; nothing sells for less ; no smaller coin is ever seen ; change i very loosely computed. Competition has reduced the cost of telegraphing between Sacramento and Sao Francis co from "two bits" to flfteerf cents. In sending dispatches from tbe .Sacramen to office, when I gave tte clerk two dimes he kept them both without com ment ; when I gave .him only one he made no complaint. ; The hostess, at a house where I dined the other day, came to California when a mere child. She remembers absolute ly nothing of her old home. Do you really use pennies in the States T" she asked. "Yes." "They are made ol copper, are they not f" "Yes." "Have you. any greenbacks with you T" I have never seeu but one, and I have forgot ten how that looked." I succeeded in fishing up from the bottom of a pocket one crumpled twenty-nve cent note oi our postal currency. She turned it over and over with keen curiosity. "It seems very strange to me that this should be money," she said. It don't look like money." "What does it look like?" "Well (hesitatingly, and with the utmost sincerity), "tt looks like .. o label for an oyster can !" A. D. ' B. A BOY'S COMPOSITIOJV Ol ICE, I lika ice. When it's cold, I like it best. Ice is good -for a great uiy things. II Isgood to make ice cream, T like to skate. Sometimes I lend ray skates to Lizzie Jones, and sbe lets me buckle them on lor ber. one wears striped stockings, with red and white and blue stripes running around them, and her legs look like a slick of candy. Father says ice is good in cobblers. I don't know why it is better in cobblers than otner ways. 1 suppose l shall Oca good deal wiser when I grow up, I like ice eream,- with plenty of vanilla in it. There is more ice cream iu sum mer than in winter, and mora ice-in winter than in summer. There are heaps of things I do not understand. Mother says if I eat too aunch ice cream it will make my - ,Wko hurt. I eat all I want, but I am careful not to eat too much, because mother tells me not to. When next winter comes Lizzie Jones and I are going to skata some more, Toere will not be any more win ter nntil after summer comes. The seasons are mighty odd in this country. Sometimes winter comes before sum mer, and sometimes summer comes be fore winter. Spring always comes af ter winter. Father says I may bave a nawpairof skatesnext summer. When j I get to be a man, I am going to ponr red stuff on the ice, to warm it, before ! I put it in my mouth, like father does Now this, from the Napoleon North west, (Deal.) on the "economical" Dem ocratic Legislature, is good: "We are glad that the State convention returned tr Vra,nk'?' lothe lte General Assem- v Uce -of mode tn which this piece of intelligence ,ni.t i,. ever have The New marks: In York Potsi truthfni.w xinjfus, iu accepting a rennmi- . reviewed, very Volerlv ",- ?. the misconduct of the democrat ic e ",-' luture; and made questions or policy and interest .one'pfonenuS the canvass. In our own state wo k the sau.o thing will be done! IUs mCT chievous to attempt to carry a " ' : election on qucstlous of federal noii.i Ourlocl affairs are of too ref U8' tance to be thus needed" f nd w- hav noticed that the rogues are very .tTo slip in on federal isBUe8, at ,7.Se"& The brakemen on the ways are instructed In liairdagrng. Swedish Iall SUrgery ana DIIV GOODS. in oii'Br.i.s'CA.'iic c ,;, j $ i The laboring man or women who works bard for their money should go to J. II Y AT T A: GO'S for their DRY KOOBS,.BOfEHIES, Roots and Shoe, &c. Keceived tlrfi-Hayi benutUul vvr styles MEBIM CALICOES At One Milll P Best L IVool Weirs mw Cent per 1'arC 18 lstfre f Knll Stock invss Goods dirt cheap. assortment of Men' and Boy' Wear VERY IX) W. Bent Coffee only 2.? Ct. BOOTS AII SHOES. Mr. JOSEPH COX (for many years with J. A 1. Day) will superintend this depart.- I ment. We are aelliint tMe best; every-oay j Custom-made Boot in Delaware "... i Best French Kip- aw Best French Calf Call and see onr Boots ami Btwes. Boys" Boots in proportion. All we ask k for yeo to see how you can buy So, 1 hones work for same prices yon have been paying for Eastern cheap stuff. We are the Agents Itt Delaware for the sale of K. Bt TTKKK K &- COT CELEBRATED PATTERNS Of tiurments for Ladies, Misses, Boys, and Children of both sexe . Cmll and Gt a Ctatalgi. : """ " v WOOL. We keep Factory Jeaus, Flannels, Blank ets, Yarns, c, to be exchanged for Wool. Yours, tfcc, J. HYATT" JSi. CO. WOOL 1 will be ready to receive at my Ware house, at the Depot, sign of the Gilt Suck, by the 1st of June!-. Owing to the demoral ized condition of the Dry Goods trade. Wool will not, In my opinion, bring more than last year's prices. I am in shape to buy largely, and will pay the highest prices, as , buy direct for manufacturera. my21d J- III A XX. CEOTIIIXG. A CARD THE Sprfseg; & Slimmer Trade OF 18 6 9. 5Tb strive for tweraB m evrinemtty yroptri and he is the ablest t'jAo em J ." it the most honor able manner, with flue least expenditure, com- p lication vexing trouble tnt'J wasting tare. To do Business proiUabtjt amt pleasantly, a Merchant has to observe' thnrt- rwfe.- laf. To buy the Right Goods I At Right Prices J I And at the Rip tit Time ! t ! 2d. To meet Ms obligations punctually, pay ing prompt," ptearls or the interest of that Merchant with the eloquence of a Dan. Webster. 3d. To cut dom his expenses, "as a dollar saved is a dollar carneri," and it enables one to sell so much cheaper. We speak in praise of those rules, or we have tried them, and find them to be the only meant to a successful mercantile career. . - BEHOLD ! REYHOLDS & FRAHfK, - Have on hand an immense stock of Spring; & Summer CLOTIIIIVG! Open for inspectisM by the public. We still hold to the principle that it is belter or us and or our customers, that we keep none but good and well made goods. We still adhere tonjtn system; 'QUICK SALES AND small profits We wish it distinctly understood thai ou pricet are low, enact that tre do not intend any House in Delaware shall sell good and wet made Clothing less than Reynolds tt Frank Common trash we do not pretend to keep. Our stock o BOYS' CEOTIIITr Is unusually attractive, ety oj Also an endless vari' Gents' Furnishing Goads Trunks, ' Hats miacl Caps for Fallses Etc. Blens' Youths' V Children.' Wear Latest styles end promptly revolted! ; ; i , Our Merchant. Tallorlng;.Department is complete, Uarments made to order in first clash lyle on short notice. We have a large stock o. Cloths, Cnsnitneres, Tweeds, and Jcanr, ichie we will sell by the yard at the cheapest price in town. We respectfully ask a call from one and all to examine our goods beore purchasing else- here, mm- Cutting done to order'. REYNOLDS FflAt,4,; DOT COOPS. " i ti n e ase sale OF i Dry Goods, Carpel, Alv.. J. II. Tlemleiihall & Co., Have on hand a splendid assortment f M O O I S ! consisting In prt of SUl us. Poplins, Alpacjoi, Merinos, Empress Cloths, hliawls, Cloakings, Cloths. Cassimeres, 81ankets, (iuilts, De-. lainex, Ginghams, Prints and Muslins, Flan nels all kinds. Carpets, Oilcloths, lloeHkiu Jeans, Pennsyl vania, JPlaid Flannels, Dayton Carpet Warp, Dayton Cotton Yarn, Hhuet ings. Tickings, Checks, Stripes, Butts, ic. At Very Low Price.' The Price of Cutting DEDUCTED FROM Cost of Cloak Pattern. OUR CUSTOMERS Can have their garments cut in styles of their own preference. J. II. 3IudenbaII & Co.. oc23 en 8. W. Cor. Main dr. Wintei Sts WOW IS YOUR CIIAjVCE. HEW Spring and Summer Goods Jvast Reetirad and Receiving Weekly. STOCK CUl'LETE UNIT SUAE. EY.' 'ATTRACTIVE! All the IVoveltie of the .- .Season. .. Dres Goods, Shawl, Fancy Colored Silk, Black Silk. The Unrivaled Buffalo Brand Black & Colored Alpaca, Beautiful shades, always on sale. White Goods, Laces, Linen, Kid Gloves, Lisle Gloves, Hosiery, "f rVotion, IIOUSE-rURfVISHIYCi (iOODS Carpets, Oilcloth., Rugs, Curtains, Jt-Cj 4fc0af 4aCa Anil all other articles usually kept in a First-class lry Goods Store. All of which will be sold at The Very Lowest Price. C.1VK US A TRIAL, First Dry Goods Store North of II y. att's Corner, Delaware, Ohio. Respectfully, BLAKIIABs my28-tf &. ADAMS. DRUGS, 31ED1COES, &.C. ATER'S , SABSAPARIIXA FOR PIRIFYISO THE BLOOD. The reputation this excellent medicine enjovs, is derived from its cures, many of which are truly marvellous. InveterRte eases of Scrofulous disease, where the ys tem seemed saturated with corroption nave been purified and cured by it. Scrofulous affections and disorders, which were aggra vated by the scrofulous contamination un til thev were painfullv afflicting, have been radically cured in such great number in al most every section of the country, that the public scarcely need to be informed of its virtues or uses (Scrofulous poison is one of tbe mvst 5 (.tractive enemies of our race. Often this i nsseen and unffclt tenant c-f the organism undermines the constitution, ana invites the attack of enfeeblms and fatal diseases, without exciting a suspicion of its presence. Asnln, it seems tt breed infection through out the bodv, nd then, on some favorable occasion, rapi'tly develop into one or oiner of iw hideous forms, either on the surface np.mnnvti.1. t,K In tlie latter, tuoer. cl- may be suddenly deposited in the lungs or heart, or tumors iorruea in me uver, 01 it shows its presence by eruptions on the skin, or foul ulcerations on some part of the bodv. Hence the occasional use ol a Dome of this S-A.RHAPARlL.iLA isadvisatle,even when no active svm ptoms of dia appear. Persons afflicW with the fallowing com plaints generally Hnd immediate relief, and, trt lensrth, cure, bv tbe use of this SAIt-SAPARlCL,.- fit Anthtmy't fire. Roue or Erympefta, Tetter. tSaU Rheum, Scald Head, Ringn'vm. Sore Jvrf, Sore Ears, and other eruptrons or visible forms of Scrofulous disease. Also In the more concealed forms s iOwtvMiVt. in-oiwv. Heart Disease. Fit.. ijtiictt&t, 2,'curaloia. and the various I leeron affections of the muscular and nervous sys tems. Syphilis or Venereal and Mercureal ZUea-se are cured by it, though a long time is re- auired for subduing these obstinate malad ies by any medicine. But long continued use of this medicine will cure the com plaint. Leucorrheea or White. Vlerine Vlcer alutwt, and mte &i.recbse, are commonly soou relieved and ultimately cured by its Emifying and invigorating effect. Minute irectioh for each case are found in our Almanac, supplied gratis. Rheumatism and 3o"t, when caused by accumulations of ex traneous matters in the blood, yield quick ly to it, as also Liver Oymplaints. 2Torpidity-, Congestion or Inflammation, of the Liver and Jaundice, when arising, as they often do, from tne rankliuir poisons in the btotKii This 8AR8APARILLA is a great restorer for the strength and vigor of the system. Those who are Languid and Listless, Desjxm vlent. Sleepless, and troubled with Nervous Apprehensions or Feaf-a, or any of the affec tions symptomatic of Weakness, will find immediate relief and convincing evidence of its restorative power upon trial. Prepared by Dr. J. C. AYER & CO., Low ell, Mas,, Practical and Analytical Cnem- S. LYBRAXD dt CO., Agents, Delaware, O., and for sale by all Druggists and Medicine dealers everywhere. Painters' Slater iais. AM. kinds ot" Painters' Materials sold very cheap, at the UPPER DRUG STORE, April , '69-tf No. 5 Williams Block. PALMS. IAHUKSTOCK'S Strictly Pnre Lean, Atlantic Lead, Zinc, Rock Paint, and all colors, both dry and ground in oil. for eaie by "V. tT. SIT APR Opposite American House. S. LIBRAID & CO. (Successors to M. L. Starr.) The Upper Drug Store IStttEKtACKTOOET Pure Drugs, Medicines, CJiemicals, Dye-stuffs, Oils, Paints, Perfumery, Preparations for the Hair & Teeth, Soap, Tooth Brushes Brushes of all kinds. Patent Medi cines, and every article usually to be fovstd in Drug Stores. Compounded with special care, and can be reiiea on ror purity oi materials ana accu racy of composition. M. L. STARR will have charge of the hn siuess for some months. s heretofore, and we intend to bave an experienced Druggist Feb. 12. 'ti9. S. LYBRAXD CO. PRESII RUGS T) ECKIVED every week 'at the Cen- l v trai .urng store, opposite tne "American llntu - V If S1T1DR 1,-.nnt OILS RAW and Boilett Linseed Oil, Lard Oil, Neat 'a-foot Oil, Pish Oil, Lubricat- ju, anu v.oai uu, soio Dy N. U. STARR. TJrumrlst. Opposite American House, Delaware, O. BRUSHES, COMBS, Perfumery Tbllet Soaps and Fancy Articles, Sold by N. U. STARR. Druggist. DYE-STUFFS, OF1 all kinds, and tine best quality, kept constantly on band at . ST. TJ. STARR'S DRUG STORE, Opposite tbe American House, Delaware, O. RRUSUES. AUHITE Wash, Paint, Shoe, Hair. " and all kinds of B tishes sold cheap by April 9, 'es-tf No. Williams Block. PURE WOES AMD Liquors, for Medicinal Uses, for sale by N. U. 8TARR. Drnggist opposite American House, Delaware An Ode lo a Choice Cigar. Yes, social friend, I love thee well. In learned Doctors' spite: Thy clouds all other clouds dispel, And lap me in delight. All ye who love a choice cigar Can buy one such of N. U. SJTA K R, PURE SPICES AND strictly Pure Cream Tartar and teoda, sold at the tfci.TKAlj DRUG STORE, Opiosite American House. FAJCY GOODS. ri'HB Largest Stock of Fancy (tindi in town, at the iTPPTTPf rirrrrfi etopi? April 9, 'li9-tf No. 5 Williams .block FOR ANY'TIIIIVG TN the line of Druggists, call at the A. irug ntore ol is . u . . TA RK. Opposite American House, Delaware, Ohio, July 10, 6S. BEST Line of Children's Shoe at WALDO'S NEW HTOKE, on Winter tt DIAMOND, Itol.y, Darnel and Agate Rings, new styles, just received at : .r,. .,.. No. 3 Williams Block. Dissolution IVotice. rvHK . partnership ainder the ilrna X- liurue of Ol.iver dfe Perreel. has been dis m.lved, Mr. Perfect retiring from the firm to go West. All claims and tu-coulits belong to tne new nrm or mover nrotners. who will t'ontiiiue the business at the old stand. (i LOVER PEKFEt "1, ' -- f " Delaware, Ohio. Mr. Perfect in retiring took his Interest In goods which we selected, this leaves us the hirst, cleanest and most desirable stock: of goods in the eonntrv. Willi onr fresh uur- ! chases; which are now arriving, we now have on sale the hen and cheapest stock ot goods Iu tlie county, nil bought for cash since prices declined, hence we have no old or hlicn-priced goods to put off on our cus tomers, our niollo Is, not to bo undersold. Jyls-at . GLOVER BROTHERS. T AOIES' Watehea- new Block verv ij pretty stvles and verv cl lei... Itiut riu celved at the Jewelry Store of CPLATT, . sj . , . Williams Bluck. SEWLYG 3IACIII-YES. THE SIXGER SEWIAG MACHINES! THE Singer Manufacturing Co.'s Kevr Family Machine.- No other family Sewing Machine has so rapiniy w on favor in tbe household. The very large sales of that popular machine, as shown by omciai returns, larexceeu nioo uj v... er companv, and this tact orresulthas been owine to it.s real merits - hence its great and growing popularity. It is simple In con struction, easilyunderstood, easily operated ail its parts gliding smoothly and noie i,aw lnmrnnt. liable to get out of order. has f anai iiv for a great range and -Variety of work, sewing all kim-lsof cloth and with all kinds of thread, and with the numerous attachments for hemming, cording, tuck ing, quilting, trimming, binding, braiding, ic, and embroidering of many Ingenious, tatefnl and difficult designs, is the mos-t perfect of all familv sewing machines. Any one who will tafee tbe trouble to examine the merits of tbe different machines claim ing attention, can soon discover whether we claim too much for ours. It would avail ns nothing to make the above assertions if we were not ready to prove them, and all we ak is a trif, for observation alone can justly convey a clear impression of the manv kinds of work of which our NEW VAMIM MACHtist Is capable. THE FOLDING CASES, Which open with spaclons tables to sustain the work, and which fold into tables or boxes to protect the machines, when not in tit-e, from dust and mMldleHume fingers are made from choice woods, embellished by pleasing design", thus making our new fam ily machine uot. only an ornamental piece orately finished machines, a-work "of real an. the Att .Vt lira KaiTs Of our new faiiiilv machine, above rererred to, are not only numerous, our. highly useful for the purposes for which they were in tended. Thev need only a trial to show their great value. Among the most recent of the attachments Is tne EIIBllOIDEBER. Of tile different -attachments of oltr hew family machine which nave secured the at tention and approval nf our Customersihat for embroidering, like the Hemmer, . is one of the few instruments wh-ch will most please and satisfy the ob-erver Of its rem value. It is so .-irnple in structure, that any one who can sew on Our machine can u-e it, anu wunoui instruction, ii may De atiacn ed toordetaehed lrom the machine In an instant Without a lengthy description, and even then. It. would be difficult to de scribe the great variety of work that this nixie instrument win uo. ine reader mnst not suppose that what we speak of is a mere chain si itch operation, whuh is sometimes humorously termed embroidery, tf de sired, three colors of anv kind of thread may oe u-tl at any one time, and the colors or thread maV be changed t i.t.M will of the operator, by removing me spools in use and puuineomers in their stead : thus as manv or as few colors may be used as the operator wisnes, mine emoroiuering ot any garment. A great variety of results are produced b the manner in which the tensions are regu lated. Different results may be produced wniie rne macuine is lo morion by simply changing the tensions. Results, vary accord ing to ihe lengtn of stitches, kinds, colors and tensions oi the threads, as well as sizes of the needles Vised. The Embroiderer will usesit.y kind of thread. The use of zephyr Worsted for certain purposes gives- very pleasing resubs. In order to get a just idea o' this valuable attachment it will cessarv to see it iu iteration-. MANUFACTURING MACIT VjiS. We would ask attention to cur hew Button-hole Machine, which is the only practical Button hole Machine claiming public attention. Our nianufiicturing machines, for other pur poses, are too wen Known to need com ment. MACHINE TWIST. We have recently enlarged our Silk Mills in Newark, N. J and furnished them With the latest and most improved machlnerv. which is being operated by highly skilled labor. We k now and feel the importance of not onl.v sun- plying the users of our machines, but tbe trade generally with the best qualUy of machikk twist, Which we sell by measure rather than by weight. The system of selling oy weight has given rcanVfatUirers the opportunity of si. heavily weighting silk m the process of dyeing as not only to greatly injure its quality, but also convey a wrong Impression about, its nnnntitv Tn inis respeui we mean to be above suspicion inc manner in wnicn tne sizes of silk are graduated is also a matter of great Import- Ulce. but we use the urtt ..oo.i ..,. ij.w,uiiiiii snaii De exceedingly ac ! curate. In addition to manufacturing rrom ..re oai quality or raw shk, the evenness of luiMumiii n-auiyin nnwi of the manu factured ariiclfiwill not, we think, be soon d by us, of auv-nsirrtfi.il.,. si., i it To.tIr11' Contains the number "" laereoa. Length, strength Pie", ouelitv and finmi, ,. 7L "?.. '' 8 - tf, quality and finish of the thread are to eloohed to rather thB . Ha.. . be loosed to rather thai, TlOW aillr irninnfgntnn. .. o Hie r j',"' ,.V . ","r-"-" a large scale and feel thai a lai ge trade , nn A i??dibSiU a superior article at a fai r pri. e. If oilier brands of Tw 1st be offered at less price than ours, purchasers may rest assured that, it is inferior in qu ili- i u uiiYc ttuu auuu aecB in StocK at our Central Office, and various agencies, Twist oi an sizes, ana oi tne various colors and shades of color in use, and which will be Buiu.iLj.-sew ijrs prices. Tile Singer Maiiuiactnring Co IVo. 45 8 Broadway, Slew York. Cincinnati Office, 61 WEST FOURTH STREET. .1. P. CU.lI.fi I S. A't enl, I DHert, Ohio. ap'i-23'tCtf A CARD. I iO prove the statement inade bv me L recently in the local columns of this paper, that I had sold and could sell the finger Machine, and that I am the Agent i .i IS" ciass newmg iviacniues, ail 1 asK a mut ine citizsns ol Uelaware and vicini ty Call at the office over Rrnwn's SIi,..s.afa where they can see the different machines " logeiuer, anu we can show the differ- ciiue wetweeu ineiii. A(l LXT FOR . Wheeler & Wilson, Florence, . . . . . ? aaune, Biiigcr, AND ALL FIRST CLASS MACHINES. Kepalring promptly done. Machines ta- fcu cAcnange when desired. Yv e can iiirnish recommendations for the Wheeler ct Vv llson Machine where it. hns been u years, and In constant use, in the town of Delaware. All who have used different ma- Vi "nu tfle Wheeler & Wilson to be vastly superior for doing the greatest varie rfT. iw, rk' simplicity of construction and ,;!IsTot!cen.rtlclestaken froi tbe Scie I'JU: American In the Local Notice Column ..... ""I'-r & Vilsoil Srwln; M. cnine as a present for your lady. for sWl V'eJ??,anSfactuTln Howe Machine Farmitvafo,- .r..5' NeedlA r ... "a, uil,aiu il i ,' 'or all machines. ve have on hlrnd. aiso, " Wheeler & Wilson Improved ... - - , Jf,ciii FOlt THE HAIR. AYER'S II AIR VIGOR! For Kettforin Gray Hair ioitn IVatural Vitality and Color. A dressing' which is at once agreeable, healthy, and etrectual for preserv ing the hair. Faded or gray hair is suon restored to its original color, with the gloss and freshness of youth. Thin halrls thlt k- cned, falling hair checked, and baldness oft en, though not always, cured by Its nse, Nothing can restore the hair where the fol licles are destroyed, or the glands atrophied and decayed. But such ns remain can be saved for usefulness by this application. In stead of fouling the hair with a pasty scdi monts, It will keep It clean and vigorous. Its oecaslonnl use will prevent the hair from turning gruy or falling off, and consequently prevent baldness. Free from those delete rious substances which muko some prepar ations dangerous and Injurious to the hair, the Vigor can only benefit but nol linriri It. If wauted merely for a II A I It II it K 1 8 1)1 (1 , nothing else can bo found so desirable. Con alnlng neither oil nor dye. It does not soil white catnbrln, and yet lasts long on the hair, giving it. a rich glossy lustre and grate rul perfume. l'repared by J. C. Ayer & Co., I'ractii nl and Analytical Chemists, LOWELL, Mass. PRICE, 91.00 V . L Y B H A N D CO., Agents, Delaware, and for sale by ml druggists and medicine dealers everywhere. febhi'08-ly f4 ) a,, : CLOTHLSG. CLOTHTAGt . CLOTHING I CLOTHLVG! Cheap ! Cheaper ! Cheapest! AT TMK CHEAP SIOE O. K. CLOTIIIXttEnPORIU M S A M U EL ST E Ti K HAS A Bis StocK of JVew Oootls, FOB SPR1X6' AXD St -it SI ER, At Great liaigrains. If you want Goods, new and fresh, cheap er than you can buy old stock elsewhere; hen call at the CHEAP SIDE. If you want old stock at War Prices, thou go somewhere else, as Samuel Stern does not keep that kind. V iafy baiiiitel's advertisement ; We called at Samuel's Cheap Side ; We examined Samuel's styles and prices ; We saw Samuel selling piles of goods ; - We purchased our goods of Samuel ; We paid Samuel ; We are happy ; Go thou and do likewise, for Samuel re ceives Xew Good Every Week. abd as lie buys them all for Cash', be tv ill sell them Cheaper thai! any other House. See Prices. Coats from SI ou to 18 UO Pants from 75 to 8 00 Vests from ?0 t 3 ?C Suite from, i 00 to 21 00 HatS from 20 to 100 Caps from 10 to 1 50 Neck-Ties from S to 60 Collars, per box, from 9 to 80 Every thing Else in Pronertidil. Doht faii to call for any tiling in the lin of Clothing, Hats, Caps, Trunk s. Valise Gents' Furnishing Goods, &c, at SAM'L STEKS-S CHEAP SIDE O. K.. myll af) Mailt St., De la win, O - --"-.-..-"ff.-"-' HoOi'-SKIRTS & CORSETS. Hoop-Skirts, Corsets, Hosiery, Kotions and Fancy Goods. TH03IS03!'S Glove-Fitting-and ev ery other style of Plain and Faucy'lm ported and American Corsets always ou hand. Also, the Patent Self-Fastening Busks for sale. Any style or shape of Hoop-Skirt made to order, on short notice, and at the lowest iew iorn prices, ah worK warranted. jrive us a can. ilK.r. it. A. KhLLf, ooouuuusKy street, opposite court House, cianwc, vuiu IUy-iy IXSUltAXCE. THE EiUITABLE Lilfe Assurance Society, Bfo. 9 Broadway, Keiv York. S. K. DOMVIX, General Ag't., DEL A WARE, OHIO. The Equitable Life Assukakce BociEir Stands in the foremost ranks. Its Assets amount to : : Its Annual Receipts amount to 37,mu,t W.oou.tmo DIVIDENDS are made on the Contri bution Plan. Cull at the office of tbe General Agent and secure statements ex plaining the tais of system. GENERAL AGENTS' OFFICE: IVo. Ki Sandusky Slreel, Dela ware, OBiio. Sept. 11, lSliS-ly XOTICES. AOTICE. THE Stockholders of tlie Delaware and County Line Turnpike Companv are hereby notified that the second install ment of 1(1 per cent, of the Capital Stock ol' said Company -B ill be duo slid payable on the 17th ibiy of August, A. D. lSii'J, to David Revan, Treasurer of said Cori.in.iiv m ti.e store of C. Hills A Co., in Delaware. Ohio. June n, INS). 1 1 EN R Y W. CII A M II K H L A 1 N . JelH-Hw Seeretnry of I he Company OTHi;. 'I'HE Slocklx.ldrra of the Delaware, X Berkshire and Silnbury Turnpike Coni- i.tti..v u.u neieoy iioiineu tnat an lnstall- tiieni oi ten per cent, on tlie eitiiilnl si,lr of said Company- will be due n ml pavulile on the lib day ol August, A.D. to W. K. i luHKiitT oi sum t ompaiiy, at the . ll.sv .111.11111 J'dlllK OI 1W11I WHl-e. II. !., ware, Ohio. By order of the Board. , , , C. E. HILLS, Jel-Vt Seerctnry of the Conipuny. cr-sj4v R. BARRETT & CO., Proprietor., MAJ.UHKSTJSU, K. II. Julian's Interest Tubles, rphe beat In market, for aale ONLY JL at the NEW BOOK STORE. "Try it. . tV I'M? "WIT I v if , , hi1 v w . 55,, Vt.k I' 2 ' ' I ac , A : gg'v .aiijr-iVv f'ia 'X I m fc , 4 t . ' ' P - - f W 0 Vegetable Px? ?v M HAIR RESTORATIVE V 5 & "? "''I'-'l t'y N. H. siato tir O i " h!'0 "" !"' l l t-1'l.Wll..n 1,11 l,..oillnr 0 Hf, I 0W"'ll'l' il lialrluliKOriiclualcoluri if -3 I,ro",'"i'fl' Orcvth. ormllrnilnit llu-7 5-' V ,noni Bni1 P"'"lni8. amt l'r lirrs,inff iCs, X; W-riX!-"1 uUl"U.it Iho llnir. llUou CoT ? ft, Ironi ioliiuu. druiri, d.ir. iiul CSi7 f Jr. e ,ul, U' n..-s( uibrlc, nud rjo'.- :K (2 "';' 11 1 a, XvvV' BOOKS, SfEW BOOK STORE! SEW BOOKS KOW OPEXIXG AT GRAVES & CO.'S OLD STAIVD, No. 4'4 Main Street, DELAWARE. OHIO. ALL FRESH AAD IEW Xo Siale Stock to SIiow You cOupRisiJfG In part HISTORIES, BIOGRAPHIES, TRAVELS, ADVENTURES STORY BOOKS for girls & boys, ABC BOOKS, PAPER DOLLS SCHOOL ROOKS, (Wholesale and Retail.) Geographies, Arithmetics-, Grammars, Readers, Spellers SLATES, PENS, PENCILS, &e. BIBLES, TESTAMENTS, (Large and Small.) HYMN BOOKS; (All siies Fine and Plain.) PRAYER BOOKS, MUSIC BOOKS, (All kinds that are used in these parts . BLANK BOOKS, MEMORANDUMS, PASTE BOARDS, CARD BOARDS, fanct PAPfeit, Window shades, W ALL An Entire I A P E R ! IVew Stock ! BEAVTirVL PATTERNS! TO BK SOLD AT JLOWEST PRICES At the NEW BOOK STORE. i4rie initial Writing Paper and Envelopes. A COMPLETE STOCK OF PAPER A1VD ENVELOPES, (At Wholesale and Retail.) We are also closing off the stock of Gbaves & Co., at great bargains. Jan 1 69 tf W: Bi TjINrSEY & CO DRY GOODS. And History -iIl Repeat Itsel rplIK forebodings of disaster that X now fills the mercantile mind, are buy the surface indications of the coming of that terrible day of reckoning, when every high-priced merchant shall realize hls.fatal inu anew with fresh merchannise. The ma jority of goods are cheaper this spring in specie than in old specie times ; and the reason it is so terribly dull with most firms is, that the people are singling out the live ly cash houses, such as S. P. A J. J. SHUR and the like, and are patronizing them al most exclusively. Prices Down Again at Slitir's. rtplendid Calicoes.. ,,10e. regular price 12 erybest Calicoes-::.. :YIV loth 13 Fine MnsliU:;:u:Ki ..;.;;::d0 Splendid Muslin, yard wide 11 13 11 Extra Bleached, yard wide iy " " 1 Cottonades 30ft.4U " " " oU(a.tiO All-wool Cassimeres SoiiJl " 1.2or l.iO White Piques 2o " " 4Urt,00 Splendid Dress Goods iu Stripes, Checki Figured and Plain 2-j cents. Also, from Auction, immense lots Of Ca slmeres, Flannels, Sbaf ls, Hosiery, Para sols, Dfldies' Hate, Fiowere, Corsets, Hoop Skirts, tc, at nearly half price. We have a big pile of Ladies', Gents and Misses' Lisle Thread Gloves, which we bought at less than half the cost to manu facture them. We propose to divide with our customers, keeping the lion's share. We sell the best Kid Gloves in the West at 81.U0. Try the Glove, as we claim there is none better at the price. On Dress Goods you can save from lu to 2U cents a yard. On other kinds of Goods you can save ah equal proportion; People living in Marysville, Columbus, Ml. ernon, CardiiiKtoii, Gilead, Marion, and suri-oundiiiK country, can save money by buying their Goods of us. S. P. & J. J. SHUR. N. H. Look out for our Price List. Call and yet one. Free to all, or sent free to any direction desired. S. P. & J. J, S. Oroide Gold Watches. 'I'HE Extensive Advertising of t t hese modern humbugs has ind need hun dreds to throw away money with a free hand. Now, what is "Oroide Gold?" Simply copper or brass subjected to a chemical pro cess that makes the surface look bright, like ' gold, that Isall no gold in It, and yet men will pay more for these Copper Watches than I am selling good, honest, silver watches for. rihthere at home ; as, for instance, full jeweled lever Watches, in solid Silver Cases, warranted correct time-keepers, at SISj Genuine American Watches at $18 to $3j and all styles as low as they are sold else where; Ladies' and Gents Gold Wattle's at low rates. Persons wantiiiir. Watches will con sult their own Interest by linvine of C. PLAIT, my28 No. 3 Williams isiock. COX, IN CROCKERY T E AL E R 1 ' Glassware. Table Cutlery and Plated Spoons, Forks, Castors and Cake Baskets, and Nickle Silver Spoons that will last for twenty-five years. American Block, Delaware Ohio. my2s-tf GROCERIES. IVO It TO A' V POWERS DEB LEAVE TO INFORM THEIR X3 numerous customers and the public that tneir niosi saimuine expectations nave been more thanenlized, and they, accordingly have expended a considerable amount In flttinir up and adding; to their room, and are now preparea to oner Greater Inducements Thau ever before. New arrivals, weekly, of CIIO.CC GISOC V. It I ES, '-' Il I'I'hMm. iVnls, Willotv Ware, Tuhs, Iala, C Inn ns. 1'lsli. Rarim, Lard, Salt, And, iu fact, every tiling usually kept Iu a Flrst-Clsss (Grocery ad Pnrovtalon Store. .A new arrival of those C II O I C E T E A S , That a re so highly prized by all lovers of the beverage. Also, a fresh lot of TIMS IX PACKAGES. KUOM T1IK OHKAT lulled States Tea Co. All of the above Good Sold at Prices l Defy Competition. Goods ilellvereil to all parts of the Citv bus of Chakuk mid at short notice. Cash paid for ltu.ter. Eggs, Lard, Rugs, and all kinds ot Produce. Remember the place, OAK II ALL, OPPOSITE TEMPLAR HALL, Room formerly occupied bv the late Mr J no. Converse. jei GROCERIES. B. WELCH. A". K. SKA its. GROCERIES GROCERIES I GttOCERlEa t The Choicest of Groieries ! WELCH fc SEA RS, HA VI AO PURCHASED from Mr. Thomas Sixhtgh, his large stock, em bracing FOREIGN, DOMESTIC, AND BTA PI E GROCERIES, IN ALL THEIR NUMEROUS VARIETIES Invite the attention of the people of Dela ware County to their VVELti SELECTED AND FRESH tTOCK OK FAMILY GROCERIES ! Consisting of all kinds of Sugars, Coffees, Teas, Spices, Flour, Soap. Fish, Hams, Cheese, M Glasses And in fact, everything usually found in a Fli'st-class Establiiiaueui. Feeling confident that the SUPERIOR QUALITY of their goods, and the VERY LOW PRICES at which they.are sold, will insure them a liberal patronage, they announce them selves ready to receive and accommodate all who will call on them. Don't forget the location, SLOUGH'S OLD STAIVD, East Side Sandusky St., bet. Winter & William sts., DELAWARE, - - OHIO. CASH PAID FOR iOF.VTRY PlIOIJtCE! All goods delivered free of charge within Corporation limits. Ourfiiends are cordially invited to call and see us, as we are sativfled that we can give satisfaction; Very respectfully, "vV'ELCH 4 uii2i tsf t o a CHANCiE IN MODE OF DOIAG inslAESS. A1TE takethitunethod of liirormlng the Public that from and after the 20th Iay of April, riirsiiin. We Willi Mt'II frrocerlnM, and nil ot her articles which We keep forHi.l, fr CASH, AM) CASH OM.Y. 1 he profits oil Groceries are small, and do not warrant lonr credit. It Is our inten-i tion to sell at i Smaller Profits than ever before, and persons will find on examining our prices that they are lower than tbe same goods have ever been O ti e i' o d I II this Town. Persons knowing themselves indebted to the firm will call and settle. Account open after the 1st day of May, will be placed lu the hands of an officer for collection. DOATI. & POTWIX. April 9. 'tji'-f: A E W FIR n I HENRI Robinson 4t Nelson tV.Cone, having formed a copartnership for the purpose of carrying on tbe Grocery Busi ness, have opened out at tlie late stand ot M. Jackson, in the Evans' Block, an entire new stock of Choice Family Groceries AND P It O V I S 1 o rv S j To which the attention of the citizens of Delaware is Invited. OCR STOCK Consists of everything Usually fbuhd in a First Class Grocery, aud we arc bound to sell A Cheap as the Cheapest ! TER.T1S, j j CASH Oootln phrt'hnsed of us wtll he .l.verd within any part of Ihe Corporation li mitts. We reNiee fully solicit a share of the nut - roDHKe of the puhlic. api..jO" mi. iU'miN.swN cv CONK laALLEIIER V PIERSOA IX'ulers in Groceries and Provisions OF A LL KINDS; Fruits, Xuts, Candles, &.c, &.r., SASDISKV STREET, .Second door iiurtA of J. Hyatt A- Co.' Store, Pay the highest market price for Country Produce of all kinds. rE will be plcaard to are all onr a old oustomers, and as many new ones tw. .i...,v m.ur u. witu ineir pairomtge, decW" 07 t o o CTockery. ! I .... , .a..-is, ,,, L All PS, CO A la OIL Ac, A T- The Lowest Prices, A T- W. S. LITTLE'S GROCERY, Opposite American Ilonae, Delaware, February 21, ISta. Ohio. ADVERTIISf KATE? THE Delaware Oaieita has a )n:.r Circulation t; an any outer pnp"r In tne 8th Congressional District, which render. It a valuable ad venislng meditim. 'Ihe fhmi,. ing schedule ofpriiet util bt UrwOy aautreil lo; r-rr tr g-3. s-3- 3 1 1 J i 1 1 f. 3 o a g SSoi-oacows. M S 2 2 S Si ? S v. r V r' 3 - y -? a "S S ? 1 rf ? 5" ? S H"S 5' " 5 ? T " e oe si si 3, -0 H- g, t???;'".!?" f. . : 3 TI' : 7 7 ? ':" T f Si -jcT-tSo-ij. I a tr,ii .-,3 . O - rr n 0 3 ""5. toAet b 3; i n " - R8 BS H o" c SJ-S 3 to 1 e I D CO 2. ft ST St? o si Hill S I a? t a 3 e to rj n - 2 a 2 S s-" pf Si ta-a ? 53 c pi c a. u tr -ri . o S" & Attachment, Divorce, Ailtnlohtra tor'i and Elennler'i Noticea, must, tm paid for letore inHertion, km mIho all i'or. elp-n and Tranalent Arlvrrli.lnv. None but solid metallc cuts inserted. IT? IE CAKIiS. C. C. C. X. RAILWAY. TBAL18 GOI.NO liOHTll: . Cincinnati Express 11:77 a. Mail aud Express ... 4 .1 ,.' Night Express ' '" 3 ") No. 1 Freight 6.M a M it. . Columbus Train (Arrives) trains going south: Cincinnati Express Aceommodatloa ' Night Express No. 1 Freight Columbus Train (Leaves) . 3: X 11:2 A. M P. M. v. . 5:1 -j P. M. . 9 15 A M. Notice. On and after June 20, pais and nntil further notice, tbe iilithtexjiresK im-rj will run on Pat irday nlirhi Instead of js.n,. day night, leavlpg. CoUinbh at 1:5 a m. and arriving in Delaware at 2:13 a. m. SPRINGFIELD BRANCH. taw. A rrivc. Accom'n and F relght ft A A. m. 4: i v. m. Passenger Trai l a.jo p. m. fcji A. m. A. McILVAlN, Ai?nt. WHOLES ALE G ROC'S. It. V. T. HILL. WHOLESALE GROt f,n, No. 4 Williams Block, 1)EI,A tvAltt, OHIO. WILL constantly keep a gtod ilora of Staple Groceries w iiich tell Ik1 s-.m! at wholesale onl.v, at prices as low pa toe market. july J4 't; tt DE-iiTLSTSi F. Emmoks. E J. M. Ror I s t n V ! Dtl.S. EMMOTV8 A, ROPP respectful" otter tbelr s rvices to ttie pui-licss W? successors to Dunn & Emmons, at the old established office In Delaware, as !VhcH-hI Dei. tints and manufacturers of Porcelain, Rubber, and all kinds of work usimlly wnrti. Our unrivalled porcelain Plate, with t.-eib and gums so closely resembling imture ss to deceive the I st Jtnlgcs, having been u (l iu this commun ty for twelve years, w)!h increasing popularity, we contiiletu ly r.c omuiend as Ijel-ig unequnlb-d In limit... cleanliness, duibiiityj fierlt-ct in lit iuj'1 ti l desirable qualities. 1'nrticuiur iitti ii!;;m riaid to Filling. R-gulntlri-i wild t 1 r. r -. -' r . st he natural Teeth. EM MO.NS t Kvl" DRY GOOD. IIAKER, STt'KGi:o &. . Have just opcin il open" I oil u lurije an tl rtftlvi. sio'-k id S P R I IV - ti ( II h ! a 'the very bottom prices. 25 percent, tiore of Goods for the same amount of n o lhau lit any time since tlie wr. Our stock coiisists.ol :( i:,nci ni mss.-i ! in.-ot Dry Gooili, ,otion I!fl V I .1 p I ilrri'i Window Slaiiait?lT', .; cVc. i!4Kt:it, srnu.i o tv o.. Al.so wish to fca$ ttt tlie ladies of fVlit.mrt tounty that they h e heen appointr-i Aif:-iilH in It-hiwi r- for the Mile of The ' Hi .illN 'oret:" The se Corsem, besi les being the un.it In louable and ierfect lilting, have nn atlmh meut by which the entire weight of the clothing Issnsjiended from the shovil ler. Great Variety of at) lt, and at Pi lcel to alt all. Always on b.titul an assortment of the hp- IXarris Seamless liitl !,-. c BAKER, BrUKGEON & CO., 38 A'lUituns JClctck. Nd. taaris 1 y , 11 r ( " ' .1 s-'i; T ""'-V'jc'-