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The Forest Prediyterian Church .—
The cougregatiun of the Forest Prcsby- .
tenon Church of Middletown, Del. have
completed the repairs of the Church, and
it was reopened at their regular commu
nion season, tho second Sabbath of Dee.
when six persons wove added to the mem
Tho walls and ceiling have been hand
somely painted, the pews grained, and
the Church recarpeted, giving it a neat
- and handsome appearance, at a cost of
The young men of the Church have had
. assigned thorn a tasteful room on the first
floor, where they hold their weekly prayer
During the past year we understand tlugt
forty-two persons have boon added to the
number of members, und the Church ap
pears to be working with commendable
seal for the salvation of those around them.
We learn, also, that the congregation con
template building an addition to their par
sonage in the Spring, showing that they
not" unmindful of the comfort of their
pastor, who labors with them so earnestly.
When the proposed improvements arc
completed, with the addition of a tower
and bell, the congregation will certainly
have a beautiful and comfortable house ot
worship, an ornament to tho town, and a
monument to their liberality.
From the report of the operations of the
Church, for 1807, we glean the following :
Pastor's salary §UHI0; donations to pastor
in cash, §150; Sabbath morning collections
§170.14; Special collection in January,
§220.10; Spacial coll, in May, §255.10;
Proceeds of tableaux and refreshments,
§210; Subscription for repairs and im
provement of Church and Parsonage,
§1125; total §3042.34. Collections—For
Home Missions, §12; Tract Cause, §7.30;
Ladies' Mission, §30; Willing Helpers,
§20 ; Foreign Missions §25; Sab. School
§13.25; Sessional Fund, §31.32; In the
Sabbath School §01.0; total §100.90.
Sabbath School—Officers : Sujierinteit
dent, Assistant, Librarian, Treasurer and
Secretary, male teachers 0, female teach
ers 8, total 17 ; Scholars, male 52, female
03, total 115; Female llible Class, held
at the parsonage as an adjunct of the
school, teacher L, scholars 10. Amount
raised in school for various purposes,
§74.34. Religious services during the
year—Sermons, including Lectures, 141;
prayer meetings 79; funerals 7; pastoral
visits212; baptisms, infant 13, adult 4, to
tal 17. Membership.—Members at the
beginning of the year, 70; added on exam
ination 35; added on certificate 7; dismiss
ed 2; nett gain 40; total 110.
The Sabbath School of the Methodist
Episcopal Church, of thw town, held a
festival at the Church on Christmas night.
The audience room was handsomely det
rated, a large flag was suspended frt
gallery to gallery, which when removed,
revealed a tastefully decorated Christmas
tree, reaching from the floor to the ceiling
fifteen or twenty feet high. This tree wa.s
beautifully illuminated, and Hcemcd to
yield, from it« pendant, branding, " all
Nor was it "forbidden,"
9 manner of fruit.
for tho little onoswere called up in régula
order, aud "did eat." Tills coremouy was
preceded by brief but appropriate address
es from the pastbr, Rev. Wm, Uric, and
Mr. Lingo, the Superintendent. The en
tire audience were then invited into the
basement, where a bountiful table was
spread, aud loaded with cakes, comfit«,
aud other good cheer, and all partook with
a hearty good will, and an interchange of
those kindly sentiments and feelings which
the interesting occasion was so well calcu
lated to inspire.
The Peach Growers of this region will
meet on Saturday n,ext, according to ad
journment, at the Iiouhc of W. T. Chance,
in Odessa. It is desired that Peach*
4i rowers gone rally should uttend, iu order
to consider and adopt some mode by which
»he great loss of baskots oxperieneed by
Ê wers for yoars past, in market
eg", may ho provouted in the fu
to consider other questions of
interest toithe community.
tel W. Robert«, of this town.
was thrown from his wagon, ,on Saturday
last, iu the line of Mr. Amoe W. Lynch,
aud so stut
pnd bruised by the fall,
that he wus *nahlo to uttend to business
for several days.
Cecil County Court commences on the
second Monday in January. In drawing
tlie jury the Benin, rat nays:—" By one
I hose strango result« of eitancc incident
the new law, not one name was drawn
from the fire! djrlri, t,"
Fublic Hall .—Wo are pleased tu learn
that the Commissioners of the Middletowu
Hall Company are about taking active
steps toward erecting their nail during
the year. §7,500 have been subscribed,
and the most desirable lot ou Main street,
4>8 by 185 feet, has been purchased, and
they are about placing their specifications
the hands of an architect. Certainly
the Hall is much ueedod, and wo doubt
not the stock can be mauuged so judicious
ly as to pay a good per centage aud will
doubtless prove a safe and paying invest
Sliarcs of steck are issued at §10, and
we hope that every citlrou of the town,
and tho onterprising men of tho vicinity,
will be active in taking the stock at once,
so that our town may bout of a neat and
commodious building before the close of
the ensuing summer. Nothing can be
done to add more to the value of property
and to make tho town attractive than a
good Public null. We learn that the
plan proposed will give ps a handsome
building, an ornament to (lie town, and a
good investment to the enterprising men
of capital who may feel, disposed to aid in
The Sunday School of St j Ann's Church
held their Christmas anniversary in the
Sunday School room in Middletown, on
Christmas evening. Carols
sweetly by the scholars, ami
lighted ChriptimiH Tree add el to their en
joyment Also, Monday -31, St. Ann's
congregation visited the Rectory, aud fur
nished the Rector and his wifdwith a vast
number of the good things of life, includ
ing turkeys, chickens, Ac. and presented
the Rector, Rev. J. W. Broèu, with a
purse containing $115. Mr. If own lias
resigned the Rectorship of St. Ann'«, to
the general regret of his parish* »era, and
removes shortly to Philadelphia, where he
will assume the Rectorship of Trinity
Church, and which opens up before him,
perhaps, a wider sphere of Hidofulncaa.
The Rectorship of St. Ann's is for the
Owing to the cold Houp whientopk place
early in December, and so
close navigation on all the crdJts bud in
lets to the landings upon the ODiclupeake,
and Delaware Rays for several nWs below
the Chesapeake and Delaware uwiul, the
grain market at this place has win quite
brisk, since the new crop of corn Began to
come in ; more than 40,000 bu à els of
corn and 10,000 bushels of wheat having
been delivered during the last mu lb, be
sides potatoes, oats, and other gi >in and
seeds usually sent from this stn ion by
railroad. And this large amount
duco is freighted from Mkldlcto\A, not
withstanding much grain is shipuul both
at Townsend and Mount Pleasant, /the one
four miles south, the other four milL north
of this town. We understand th* trade
from all the stations on tho road li s been
The Jif^tintorc t Central Rail 1 mil.—
There i« a prosperous future befi t* this
road—beyond ull question. Owin to its
financial embarrassments, it cnoo itered
much difficulty in its construction ; ut tin*
indomitable perseverance of its Mi lagers
triumphed. We congratulate the Erect
ors of tho road upon tho "good timt that
The Wilmington and Heading Railway
will, connect with tho New Cattle
mington Railway, two miles from tlfir lat
ter place. This will put the new lfep in
communication with tho Delaware liver
at Now Castle, and with the roads thnkidi
out the peninsula .—Jejff rsonian » ] '
The Delaware and Chesapeake Clual
which has been blocked up with ioephr
some time past, is now open, and the Ir
iesson lines have resumed their regia*p
trips to Baltimore, Philadelphia and Nl?
Three hundred cords of wood, belonj
iug to Mr. Gray, stored in the Ruilro:
Company's woodshed, ajl. Harrington, we
destroyed by fire on
A large coastiug «ciooner, liulen witlA
coal, was cut through by the icc,
«link lit the Delaware Citv wharf last
sunk, at the jjeluwarè Lity wntirr last*
^4 Rarity .—Crabs V
tabic of L. 11. Davis' Middletown Hotel,
w. )re served at the
on the 2d inst.
Th« liuüoa of Pelu\,;iro City liuvo been
playing eroqnot on thé ice, and declare it
is " pcrfoctly splendid,"
In Circlevillo, Uhjo, a country woman
brought homo butter to a storekeeper to
exchange for coffee. The clerk weighed
the butter and dashed it into-thc bin, when,
lo, it burst open, and «ut rolled a big stone.
The clerk quietly, and without sayiug any
thing to the woman, deposited the stone in
the coffee and rolled it up i^ tbe paper.
She paid for it aud depurted, aud ut lust
advices had not returned ty rettify the ir
The Pittsburg Oqi 'I y Fust has token the
lead in Pennsylvania in urging the nomi
nation of the lion. George II. Pendleton
for the next Presidency. Tito Foot sup
ports his claims to tin' Democratic nomina
tion on the grounds I lint he advocates («ly
ing the national debt in greenback*, and is
in favor of equal taxation.
On Wednesday last about twenty-three
millions of the public debt matured. This
money will go to pay the semi-annual in
stalment of. interest on the five twenty
bonds, the principal and interest on portion
of the bonds of 18(i7-'8, and the semi-an
nual interest on the bonds 1881. About
forty millions of dollars per annum are re
quired to pay interest on the five-twenties
—twentystivc millions of which is paid on
the first of May and first of November, and
the remaning fifteen millions on the first
of January and the first of July. Over
seven millions will be required to pay tho
principal and interest on the bonds of 18(17
and lbti8, falling due on the first, and over
seven millions will bo required to pay the
interest on the bonds of 1881. This will
throw about twenty-three millions of
dollars iu coin upon the murket after the
1st lust. The amount of gold now in the
Treasury is a little over eighty millions.
The War Department, by direction of
tho President, has issued an order reliev
ing tleueral Pope from the command of
the Third Military District, and (jieneral
Ord from the command of the Fourth
Military District. Ucneral Mead is ap
pointed to suqceed Pope, and General Mc
Dowell to succeed Ord. Ocu. Ord is to
succeed McDowell iu California. General
Wagner Swayue, of the Frccdmeu's Bu
reau is also relieved, and ordered to his
regiment at Nashville.
Bradley, the negro lawyer from Boston,
who emigrated to riavnnmnih dud was cho
sen a member of the lladieal State Con
vention of Georgia, was tried iu the May
or's Court at Savanah, convicted of riotous
and disorderly conduct and sentenced to
pay a fine of one hundred dollars, or suffer
ninety days' imprisonment, with an addi
tional ten days for gross contempt of court.
There was much, excitement among the
negroes in Savannah.
All the business portions of Indiauola,
Texas, were destroyed by tire on the 9d
instant. The Custom House and fifty
other buildings were burned. The loss is
estimated at thirty thousand dollars. The
tire is attributed to incendiarism.
The various steamship lines plying be
tween New York and European ports, of
which there are nine, transported during
the past year 2112,081 passengers, 1,018,
277 tons of cargo and §40,185,784 in
specie. . A
III.-—Alexander II. Stevens, of Geor
gia, writes from Philadelphia that bis
physical constitution is very feeble and
that he is hardly ablu at times to sit up iu
bed. lie is expected here this week.-r
Wush ! n y hm Hoar.
The Newbcrn, North Carolina, Herald
of the 4th inst., says: ' ' We are credibly
informed that in our city at least three
persons have died from starvation within
the last few days."
General Canby has issued an order sta
ting that the convention has been carried
iu South Carolina, und directing it to meet
at Charleston on the 14th of Jauuary.
The Crumptonian says the Chester river
is now free from ice, aud the steamboats
have no .ifficulty in making trips.
Children are all thu time getting lost in
the woods of A ustralia. Every now and
then dead bodies are discovered.
Green peas are plenty in Florida.
At Bruail Street Methodist Episcopal 'Parsonage,
Philadelphia, by tlie Guv. Thomas C. Murphy,
Mr. Louis R. lliuhebcck, of this pin«, aud Miss
Saille P. Foster, of New Castle.
At Spring Dale, the residence of Thomas W.
Anderson, near Frederick City, Md., un the 3d
instant, by the Rev. Father Surin, 0. C, Muuru
ilcr, Km.,., of Upper Marlborough, Md., und Miss
uileu O. Turner, daughter of the late Thomas
Turner, formerly of Georgetown, D. C.
On the 20th ultimo, at the residence of Mr. D.
Stewart, near Sasskfras, Augustine Biddle, aged
Wheat, prime ri
.$2 50@2 60
. 3 20
. 1 40@1 42
. 1 I0(a}l 22
. 75(t£ 80
1'iiii.ADKU'HiA (Jattmj Markkts.— The receipt«
of beef cattle were large this week, reaching
about 1,600 head ; tho market was more active
and price« were higher, extra I'onnsylvania and
Western stetsrs selling ut 9^@lo£c lb gross ;
fair to good do. at 8£(a}9fc. and common ut 6@
U gross, as to quality.
I PHE undersigned, intending to leave the neigh
L borhood, will sell ut Public Vendue, on
Tuesday, tlu^lith day of January, instant,
at St. Ann's Rectory, the following described
property, viz :—l .Sorrel Mare, 5 years old next
''"y; I Buy Mare 8J year« old both very laet.
11 two-sea ted Carriage, light and strong, in ex
andjoellent order ; 1 YorkWagorf} lately put in order,
I lu,l b Baltimore make ; I set Double Harness, 2
Q . . , I|U . n6g8} j Sli<ldle ftud Bridle, l
Rrh igh, new ; Buffalo Robe, Blankets, Bells, Whip,
i Mill'Wagon, Hay Cutter, Saws,
c., Ac., 1
HOUSEHOLD ARTICLES, bought new, and
tie used, such as Refrigerator, Step Ladder,
ove and Equipments. Kitchen Furniture, all
e articles for fumily use ; Baskets, Scales, Flat
ms, 1 splendid Cow, Churn, Milk Pans, kc.
ash Tubs, Buckets, Tables. Chairs, Bedsteads,
titrasses, Ac., one lot of Croquet, Drum and
ite for bed chamber, 1 Bet of Library Funiture.
feule to commence at 10 o'clock, A. u.
r'MHMH.—All sums of Twenty Dollars and under
wl be cosh; over Twenty Lollars, a credit of
siimonths will be given, the purchaser giving
no| at Bank with endorser aud stamps.
J. W. BROWN,
St. Ann's Church
S.tnUBL M. Enos, Autionecr.
Iddletotvn nail Company.
1EKT1NG of the Commissioners of the
Middletowu llatl Company will be held on
AY next, at 1 O'clock, l'i M., at the
>f the I'cuineular Machine Works.
J. THOMAS BUDD,
J. Thomas Budd,
UFACTURKU ami Dealer in Agricultural
ichinery, Steaiu Kn^ines, Bolting, Oils,
Savva and Tools of uverjr descripn
D I l,iS ' ^sale at
Delaware Rail Road Line.
O N and after MONDAY, November 2B, 1867,
.Passenger Trains will run as follows, until
8 00 A. M.
6 00 P. M.
44 Prince«« Anne,
. 44 Harrington 7 00 12 30 P. M.
7 15 12 46
11 55 A. M.
12 05 P. M.
44 Canterbury 7 20 12 50
44 Wil. Grove 7 25 12 55
44 Moor ton
4 4 Brenford
44 Sassafras R 8 30 2 00
44 Blackbird 8 40 2 10
44 Townsend 8 50 2 20
" Middlcto'n 9 05 2 35
44 Mt Pleasant 9 15 2 45
44 St Georges 9 30 3 00
44 NewCustlelOoo 3 30
10 25 3 50
" Philud'a 11 55 5 25 P.M.
44 Baltimore 1 15 pm 8 00 P. M.
7 35 1 05
7 55 1 25
8 05 1 35
8 15 1 45
8 70 140
8 25 1 55
9 40 3 10
1 20 A.M.
3 16 A. M.
Arrive Wil in.
11 00 p. m. 8 30 A. M. 4 30 P. M.
• 7 23
12 30 A.M.lo 15
44 Baltimore 9 00
44 NewCastle 12 50
44 St Georges
44 Mt Pleasant
44 Middleto'n 1 40
44 Clayton 2 05
44 Moor ion
44 Wil. Grove
44 Harrington 3 20 1 45
44 Sea turd 4 10 2 35
44 Salisbury 5 00 3 40
44 Princess Anuc5 35 4 35
Arrive Crisfield 6 20 a. m. 5 45
. 8 00
New Cahti.k Trains. —Leave New Castle for
Wilmington and Philadelphia at 7 30 A. M.—
Leave Philadelphia 6 00 P. M. and Wilmington
7 40 P. M. for New
Smyrna Branch Trains. —Additional to thoso
above leave Smyrna for Clayton 12 00 noon, and
7 40 P. M. Clayton for Smyrna, 8 40 A. M. and
2 00 and 10 03 P. M., to make connection with
trains to and from Dover, and StationsBouth.
Trains leaving Crisfield at 6 00 P. M., and
Wilmington going South at 12 30 A. M. will run
in close connection with Steamboats to Norfolk
and Portsmouth and Express Trains to and from
Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York. They
will stop on the Delaware Railroad Line only at
principul stations at which their time is stated.
Except that Steamboat Train South will let off
passengers from Baltimore at any station to which
they have tickets.
Passengers from Delaware Railroad Line to
Baltimore, and from Baltimore to Delaware Rail
road, (.hange cars at N. C. Junction in morning,
Wilmington iu afternoon aud night, unless
train« are delayed.
E. Q. SEW ALL,
Superintendent Delaware R. R.
PENINSULAS MACHINE W0BKS*.
J. THOMAS BUHD,
Hand and Power Corn Studiere, Pdton't
Triple G eared Horse Power s,
Me Cartele Gang Plow, Cultivator and Corn
Pennington's Improved Reaper, Buckeye
Steel Tooth Self-Delivery Horse Rake,
Montgomery's Celebrated Rockaway Grain
Fan, Gale's Lever Cutting Boxes,
JtréT Forgings and Castings of all kinds,
Iron Railings of a variety of new and
beaut if ul pattern s.
Sole Owner of Noblett's Patent
Iron Railing for Yards and
Verandah and Porch Railings of various
Hitching Posts, Cellar Gratings, Gearing
and Mill Work.
pm- Jobbing promptly executed. Orders by
mail punctually filled.
January 4—tf _
LEND ME YOUR COUNTENANCE.
I F you want a good likeness of yourself or
fumily call at N
HORNING'S MAMMOTH CAR,
where you will get pictures from the beautiful
little Pearl Ferrotype to the life-size Photograph.
All who wish a correct likeness of themselves
or friends should embrace this opportunity and
call at once.
Particular attention paid to copying dagnerro
ty|ies or ambro types of deceased persons into curd
or large size Photographs.
A profile will be shown before the picture« are
A good assortment of Rustic and other Frames
It will afford us pleasure to have yqu call and
J, M. HORNING.
MANSION HOUSE HOTEL,
North ffesf Corner Fayette J) St. Faul Ste.
orrosir* bsbxum's city uotsi,,
of the most pleasant and cen
Inan« 1 Albcriston
tr^ locutions in the city.
January 4, 1868—1 y
P RIMFs OAK, HICKORY and PINE WOOD by
tfie cord, and delivered at the shortest notice.
Aliio, a fine lot of White Oak Post«,
Book, Stationery, and Variety Store.
S CHOOL BOOKS and Miscellaneous Works,
Bibles, Prayer Books and Hymn Books,
BLANK BOOKS, in various styles of binding.
Tuck, Memorandum and Pass Books.
Stationery ol* all ltlndS.
Photograph Albums, Work Boxes, Fancy
Boxes, Writing Desks, l^adies' Satobels, Pocket
Books, Port Folios, Purses, Portinonaies, Sogar
(Jusos, Picture Frames,"Tassels and Cords, Look
Back Gammon Boards,
CUKSS A CHECKER MEN,
GAMES OF ALL KINDS.
Rubber Pencils and Penholders, Writing Fluid
Ink Stands, Pocket Cutlery, Rogers' Scissors,
Sleeve Buttons, Studs, Breast Pins, Finger Rings
Spectacles, Violin Strings, Combs, Brushes, Nail
and Tooth Brushes, Gum Bands, Watch Keys,
Key Kings, and Pun Boxes.
A Fine Assortment of Colgate A Cs's. B aa p ,
PHALON'S NIGHT-BLOOMING CEREUS,
Wright's and Taylor's Superior Extracts,
Pomades, Hair Oils, and
Dental Soap, of the first quality.
GENT'S FURNISHING GOODS.
Neck Ties of various styles, Bismarck Collars,
Gloves, Hose, Handkerchiefs, Culls, Wristlets,
Segars, Tobacco Pipes, Meerschaums, and To
Lumps, Lamp Chimneys, Wicks and Goal Oil.
DEALER IN NEWSPAPERS—
New York Ledger,
Harper's Weekly, Bnzaar and Magazine.
Frank Leslie, Cuiwhey Corner, Weekly,
Boys and Girls Weekly
Gleason's Literary Companion.
Godey's, Peterson's, Atlantic, Arthur's, Galaxy
and Mm'e.Deniorest's Magazines.
pff-A large variety of Fancy Articles. - *^
Call and examine, at
D. L. DUNNING'S,
Corner of Main and Scott streets,
Jan 4.— fïino.
VALUABLE REAL ESTATE
Middletown, at Auction.
W ILL be sold at Public Sale, at the Hotel of
L. R. Davis, iu Middletowu, Delaware, on
Monday, the 1 Sth day of January, 1868,
at 1 o'clock, p. m., all that Valuable Real KstAte
situate in tbe town of Middletown, Deluware,
described us follows :
No. 1 is a Three Story House,
with a Back Building, containing altogether
eleven rooms, all in good order.
No. 2 is adjoining the above, and has belong
ing to it a large and commodious Stable for five
horses, und a good substantial Carriage House.
Both houses have large Gardens, Water con
venient ; have generally all the modern improve
ments, und are iu every respect first class proper
Terms.—T en per cent, on the day of sale, when
property is «truck ofT. One-half can lay on
d and mortgage on the property, and the
balunce to be paid upon the execution of the
deed, and possession on or before the 25th day of
Mbs. L. R. ROTIIWELL
Ogle k Townsend, Real Estate Agents and
Auctioneers. Jan 4— ta
T HE subscribers offer to the citizens of Middle
town and surrounding country their thanks
for the very liberal patronage they have received,
aud embrace this medium in announcing to all
builders and contractors and those in want of
Lumber, that they are prepared to supply then)
the most liberal terms. \ We have reduced our
the market has demanded, aud we think
that they will compare witii tho city prices. Our
stock is very large, embracing a full assortmeut
SPRUCE and BEMLOCK/or Framing,
WHITE PINE mid HEMLOCK BOARDS,
PLAIN AND FANCY PICKETING,
DOORS, SHUTTERS, SASH, GLASS.
OILS TURPENTINE, VARNISH.
PAINTS, TURPENTINE, PUTTY.
IST HARDWARE of all kinds for bunding
purposes. Alsu, a large supply of Lehigh COAL
at low prices. Cali at the Yard.
J. B. FKNIMORE k CO.,
On the Railroad, above the National Hotel.
1..II. DAVIS, Proprietor.
flMIIS well-known and popular establishment
JL is still the favorite resort of the travelling
public. The proprietor spares no pains to insure
the comfort or his guests. A well-furnished TA
BLE, the choicest brands of LIQUORS, CIGARS
und TOBACCO; his acknowledged experience as
an abundant caterer, combined with attentive
wuiters, reliable hostlers und moderate charges,
will, he feels assured, secure to him a continu
ance of the liberal putronage of the public.
iTSfi-HORSES AND MULES are always to be
'found on sale ut his Stables, during the proper
season ; and persons iu want of such stock can
readily supply themselves on accommodating
terras. Jan. 4—6mo.
H3HB subscriber about to remove to Baltimore,
-I Md., utters at private sale a GOOD FAMILY
gentle in all
I have also for sale about 300 cord of WOOD
(standing timber) on my Levels Farm, four-and
a-lialf miles from Middletown, and two-and-a
half miles from Townsend, both Stations on the
Any one wishing to purchase either' of the
above will please apply to
years old, sound in every limb,
kinds of harness, and a very good
Or, JOHN A. REYNOLDS k SON,
m Middletown, Del.
Middletown Carriage Works.
ESTABLISHED IN 1880.
J. M. COY k BRO«, Proprietor«.
W E keep constantly on hand and manufac
ture to order Carriages of the latest styles
and finished in the best manner, os we employ
none but firstrcloss Workmen aud use only the
par Repairing executed with neatness and
All work warranted.
WINE AND LIQUOR STORE,
T HE undersigned take this method of notify
ing the public that they hare opened a
WINE and LIQUOR STORE
In Middletown, Del. opposite Davis' Hotel,
where they have on hand a large and rartsd as
sorlntont of WINES AND LIQUORS, in bottles
and casks, which they offer on advantageous
terms to the purchaser, at wholesale or retail,
**r-Aieo, a Hne assortment of choice TOBAC
CO AND CIGARS,
OOOHRAN k DAVIS.
Olf STERN! OYSTERS I
A LL lovers of good Oysters should call *4 G.
Johnson's Oyster House, Catherine street,
Middletowu. Families and parties supplied at
î-.OO per gallon Don't forget tho pleas,
G. JOHNSON'S 0Y8TBRH0USE,
• —Cuthfriac Street, Middletown.
Goads mm kind prif ndii? to
WE WILL SELL OUR
FALL & WINTER DBE8S GOODS
A Discount of 15 per cent, for Cash.
JOHN A. REYNOLDS k SONS,
January 4, 1868— y
E. T. EVANS,
LAND and CALCINED PLASTER,
OFFICE AND WAREHOUSE
January 4, 1868—tf
W. M. KENNARD,
DEY GOODS AND CARPET HOUSE,
offers to tbe hoping public one of tbe most deeir
ever displayed by this old established house.
Buying for CASH, selling on |the
AS WELL AS
Importing some Styles of Goods,
all combined, gives him many advantages not
usual with retail stores.
A LARGE STOCK,
PLENTY OF LIGHT .
No Misrepresentation of Goods,
AND LOW PRICES
pm * ore SOME of tbe indt
its held forth
January 4, 1868—6m
Middletown Furniture Wareroom*.
JOSEPH U. EH08
R EEPS constantly . _ __
FURNITURE suitable to the market, con
BEDSTEADS, CHAIRS, WASH8TAND8,
COFFINS of all kinds and styles ; Metalle Cas
kets ; Patent Burial Coses to order . Jan.4.tf.
First Class Boarding House.
NO. 76 SHARP STREET,
Located out itputrr from lit B. aud O. M. M. Dtp*,
and thru tquaru from Ute Hatten Short
M BS. GU8TAVUS WRIGHT, Ute of Ghetto»
town, Kent count,, Maryland, informs her
friends and the public generally that ehe will as
iate. on reasonable terms, Transient, Pw
H ORSES AND CARRIAGES for hire at the
Stables of L. R. Davis' Middletown Hotel
The horses are safe, and carefuT drivers will be
provided when deatred. Terms modérais.
At the Stablee.
MULES FOR SALE.
A very fine lot of young Kentucky
MULES, for sate at the 8tables of L. R
Daris, Middletown, Dataware bj
If* H. Truster, M. B.
fynCh *t the residence of R. M. Black, E*a
profcM "'"' 1 * wv "*» v a» puCS:
REN JAM KM V. HAT,
No. T9 South Street, opposite the Corn Frêhsm/f
HPHE subscriber, having been *t the head of Ha
X H täte Grain Office, in the dty of Baltimore,
for the last five years, thereby having acquired
considérable experience in the Groin Trade, and
now engaged in & General Commission Busin»s,
would respectfully solicit a share of patronage
from Agriculturist« and Forwarders of Grain and
Produce to the city. Such consignment« will at
all times be attended to with prompts en and
accuracy, and returns of tho highest prices made.
Ex-Governor Bradford, of Maryland,
Col. E. H. Webster, Collector of Balten*.
Gen. Edward Hhriver, Puteaster, of
Hon. John M. Frasier, Baltimore.
Hon. Hiram McCullough, É. ^L. of Cecil
Hon. Alexander Evans, of 44
Hon. George Vicekers, of Kent
Col. Edwin Wilkins, of 44
Col. James Wallace, of Dorchester
Dr. Francis P. Phelps, of 44
Col. Win. H. Purnell, of Worcester
Hon. Alfred Spates, of Allegany
John V. L. Kind lay, Esq., of Washington
Messrs. Clabaugh k Harris, of Carroll
Fred. Maddox, of St. Mary's
Hon. Richard Mackall, of Calvert
H. Vanderford, E«q., Middletown, Delaware.
January 4, 1868—Cm
MIDDLETOWN STOVE HOUSE.
8. W. ROBERTA,
J densure in announcing to Ms friends
dletowu aud surrounding country,
that the liberal patronge be has received has in
duced him to ofler to the public the greatest
riety, and best selected stock of Stoves, both
Cooking and Heating, ever offered in Middletown,
and at prices that cannot fail to please. Among
the assortment are the following
NIAGARA. NOBLE COOK. MONITOR,
CORAL COOK, WM. PENN, LEHIGH,
aud others made in the dty.
GAS BURNING BASE,
DEW DROP, ft*.
UNION AIR TIGHT,
Also, SEXTON'S PARLOR I1RATKRS.
Stoves of all kipds suitable for Stores, Offices,
Bar-rooms, and School Houses.
All sizes of Bar-room Stoves and Ten-plate
Stoves repaired at short notice.
Old Stoves taken In exchange.
Jt&t*TIN WARE at wholesale and retail.
As I have practical workmen employed, 1 think
I can give satisfaction to all who favor me with
their work. Particular attention paid to Roof
ing und Spouting.
S. W. ROBERTS.
Middletown, January 4, 1868—ly
HENRY BOWER, PMIadelpfcla,
MADE F BOM ^
Super-Phosphate of Lime, Am
monia and Potash,
VK7ARRANTED fro. fro» adultérai««.
V ▼ ed in bags of 200 tbs. each. Has robed
good crops of wheat, Corn, Oato. Potatoes,
tun, Grass, Tobacco and Vegetables of all kinds.
Farmers would do well to inquire of their near
est dealer in fertilizers os to the results obtained
from the use of Complete Manure. The growing
crops of Wheat, at this time, freely attest t5
Recommended by Booth k Garrett, Chemists,
Philadelphia. Williams k Moss, Chemists, Phil
adelphia. C. Elton Buck, Chemist. New York.
And by aH who have used it up to this time.
We have numerous testi
that U is an invaluable Fertiliser, and we recom
mend it highly as » top dressing for Wheat and
DIXON, SHARP).KSS k CO..
Suie Agents, 39 S. Water St. * 40 B. Wkar.es,
For sale by
7» South Street, Baltimore, M.
, hr tit In •« ■■■■
JOHN A. REYNOLDS RISOKS,
Jan 4— ly
I HAVE this day taken «y so% T. W, Bfas%
with me iu the Iron Foundry and Machine
Business, under the firm and tide of WILLIAM
L. BUCKS k SON.
Middletown, January 1, 1868.
We intend carrying
to it the whole attention of experienced
Castings of all kinds, large and small, made to
order at short notice.
We keep on hand, and are manufacturing.
Plow Castings of every variety, which w# WUI
sell, wholesale and retail, so LU Wfor the CASH
as to moke it an object for dealers und formers to
call on us.
In our Machine Shop we have facilities for
doing work of every description.
Particular attention given to Repairing Cotton,
Woolen and Agricultural Machinery, Sterna En
gines, and Mill Work geueuetaUy.
WM. L. BUCKE k SON,
Fouudcrs und Machinists.
T. W. BUCKS
the business and giving
WM. L. BUCKS.
Jauuary 4, 1808—tf
DR. JULIEN J. VANDERF0BD,
OradMte of Um Pteptefe CsUtp mt
H AVING located in Middletown, Dei. ggno
respectfiilly announces to the publfcjQBV
that be i« prepared to perform all opusutiea* per
taiuiug to tbe practice .of
ARTIFICIAL TEETH Mounted on Dental VuK
cauiuya material superior to metals iu its adapt
ability and durability.
Persons having badly adjusted gold plates
have them exchanged tor the Vulcanite,
Great care will be giveu to Children's Teeth ;
irregularities corrected, and decidqpas teeth pre
served until the permanent onos make their
pm-A superior Dentifrice constantly on bond
Office seven doors east of the Bank«
January 4, 1868—ly
Marble Hall, the Great Popular 0U
B OYS' JACKETS, COATS and PANTS, Me«'*
Fine Cloth Coats, Men's ISack Gouts, Men's
English Walking Coats, Men'« French Hack Coats.
Men's Black Pouts, Men's Fancy Pants. We have
THE BEST AND FINEST STOCK OF
Men's & Boy's Clothing in the City
together with ft superior «took of
rename visiting the city, who may be In want
of anything in the Ulotbing line, ehonld not teil
SMITH, BltO'8. k CO.,
mâÈ* Marble Hall Clothing House,
Haiti mo**, No.
ePHJ exercises of this lnatitatk» will ho ra
X named January *, MM. .
J E. NEW