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Wow ed some ms SATURDAY MORNING, MARCH 7, IBM. __Mwat 4 B. Fatter, No. »1 Poplar stmt, WUtafcMsa,. is authorised to solicit subaerip tteao, ad v.rtl.iw.a u, Ac. fcr tho Middletown flaal • fcf the was to of Whs» the roads wbioh are aow building aid tboae which are projected are comple ted, thy peninsula bet the Delaware ■fld Chesapeake Bays will be covered with a net-work of railroads, threading -every county and eommunicating with every coun ty seat, connecting the main stem with tide-water, all along the shorea of either hay. Nor ie the time of the completion ef these road* far distant. Some of them its the and into who The are finished, and others in an advanced mage of progreee, while others still are jut being oommenced. Commencing at the tipper part of tho peninsula, we find a road projected from Columbia, Pa. to Port Deposit, thence connecting with the Philadelphie, Wil mington, and Baltimore Rail Road, to Ktkton,' and thence to New Castle Junc tion, where the lumber, coal, granite, slate, Ac. of the region traversed by the road^will And an outlet to ship navigation. A portion of the road is already built, and the upper part, from Colombia to Port Deposit is in progress. The lower section we understand, has been surveyed. A road, We believe, is also projected from mom point in Pennsylvania to Wilmington. The Baltimore Central croaeea the upper part of the peninsula, and the Philadelphia Wilmington and Baltimore, croaaee it about sixteen miles lower down, touching the head waters of the Christiana, the Elk and the North East, orossing the Susque hanna at its mouth. Then we have the Delaware Rail Road, with its connections, running from Wilmington to Deimar, trav ersing the beokbene of the peninsula be tween the two bays. From this main atom, lateral roads, building and to be heult, branch off to the right and left, through the length and breadth of the pe ninsula. First, the Frenehtown and New Castle. The Frenehtown section of this track wan taken up, and the road aban doned, come years ago; a part of the Del aware portion of the road remains and is in use. Second, tho Kent Rail Road, from Townsend via Moaaey'e Cross Roads to Swan Creek, Kent eounty, Md. Then the Smyrna and Bombay Hook Road. Then the Queen Anne's and Kent Rail Road, to run from Massey'* Cross Roads Via Millington, Suddlersville, and Centre villa, to tide. This road it it said, will ha oommenced and completed within the promet year. Then the Queenstown tnd Barrington Rail Road, projected, but not ^ Jot commenced. The Maryland and Dela ware Rail Road comet next, running through Caroline and Talbot counties, to Oxford, on the Third Haven. This read has progressed to near the Talbot line, and effort* are being made to push it to com pletion. Then the Dorccster and Delaware Rail Road, from Seaford to Cambridge. This work wm commenced last season, and ta rapidly progressing. Then the Poco moke and Wicomico ; and, not to mention, them in regular order, there are the Dela ware Central, from- Dover to Maryland Um; the .Junction and Breakwater Road, - from Salisbury to Berlin, aud the road from Seaford to Georgetown, and lastly, the Erotern Shore Road, from Delmar to Criaficld. All these roads, when finished will form the complètent system of rkilroad connection and transportation, perhaps to he found in any equal area of country, in the Union. ed fail on 87 If of as of The editor of tho Transcript hoe not wintered Bay colle lately oa high-priced (rain, or ho woald haow the reaeon why farmers prefer buying to raising harem sad mules,— Belauerten. Doe* not tho Delawarean know, that we are fresh from tha form, and familiar with tho wet and care of stock T Does it not aIm know that colts require grain in Ken ta*ky, aa well at in Delaware ; and that the price of grain ie about'the eame in both State* 7 And if tbe Kentucky stock breeder« can rear them and bring thorn hero end eeU them to Delaware formers at a profit, the latter could rear them at a grea ter profit, or at lese coat to themselvea;. thus saving the immense annual outlay in cash, to keep up their supply of stock. «TAND1NU Sw arret OX TUI NrORO Platform . —The Bond wing of the Balti more City Radical Convent»», on Thurs day of Uto week, after declaring fo r Gen. Orast, placed themselves squarely on the aagro platform by passing the following resolution by aeclamation: Bctohml, That the Republican party In Mary land, having in Ita State convention of May 1«, 1M7, solemnly Sad deliberately organized aaew, m the basis of impartial manhood suffrage, and having then and there ms de the colored nun a member of tbe party in full standing and fellow ship, eannot now east him ont, and we therefore demand that Ma rights be recognized and impar tial suffrage be oarriad out, not fa theory bnt in practice. If a President la asvar to bs impeached, pray why la there a constitutional provision for that «stream process 1—Madwai Paper Than we suppose tha Proaidant moat be impea ch ed provision. No better reaaou than thia has been offered ia tbe articles of impeach ment. sly banana* there it aueh a A ridiculous story of a conspiracy to Wow up Congress by nitro-glycsrins, gain ed cuiTsney sorbs days ago, and oocasionsd some sxeitsment in Washington among the ms mh sT i , Who it sterna, ware not altogether prepared fcr a spsedy settlement of their flaal accounts. The story originated from despatch from Superintendant Kennedy, fcf New York, to the Chief of Police of the District of Columbia, Which dispatoh was caused to be read by speaker Colfax, to the effect that about two hundred pounds of nitro-glyoerine was missing from a wall knows establishment in New York, and its supposed destination was the cellar of the Capitol. Tho memory of Guy Faux and the British Parliament rushed at onoe into the minda of the purturbed members, who thought their loot hour The effect on the floor, aaya a Washington letter writer, was ludieroua in the extreme. wet come. Baugh's Journal of the Farm says, the indications of a large wheat and rye crop, were never more promising. In many portions of the country, and especially in Northern States, the ground has been cor ed with snow daring the entire winter. The protection thus afforded, ean scarcely fail to affect the crop favorably. In a few eases, the experiment of compresing tbc snow with rollers, has been tried, with what refaits, remains to be seen. At the regular monthly meeting of tbe Middletown Building Loan Association, on Thursday evening, money brought an average premium of 34} per oent. AMIttard Article* of |papwk waL Th« impeachment committee of the House had apparently completed its in dictment, yet, as if feeling the detection of the flimsiness of its charges by the public judgement, it on Tuesday proceeded to frame additional allegations against the President, which were reported to the House j one, that of Gen. Butler, which had been voted down the day before, charging Mr. Johnson with having nsed language in hi* speeches at the White House to a committee of eitixens, in Au gust, 1866, snd in Cleveland and St. Louis, also in 1866, to bring Congress into contempt and ridioule ; and another, fore shadowed in the speech of Mr. Stevens on Mgpday, relative to the suspension of Mr. Stanton last summer, and the alleged at tempt of the Preeident to defeat his rein statement while the Senate was consider ing the sufficiency of the reasons reported for his removal. The Houae adopted the article offered by Mr. Butler by a vote of 87 yeas to 41 nays, (showing thus thst some republicans voted against it,) and that of Mr. Stevens by a strict psrty vote. If anything were necoeasary to show indis putably the intensely partisan character of this whole proceeding, it would be the re version by the House, in its adoption of Mr. Butler's article, and of its own action of the day before. In a matter bo grave as impeachment, in which one department of the government is putting another trial, ire should expect men, if ever, to act on individual couvictions and conscience, and yet we find the majority in the House shifting about in mass, from day to day, tipon a matter involving the structure of the ' government, with the facility of a flock driven hither and thither hv the shepherd. We might suppose, indeed, that action in such a case would be solely guid ed by the highest dictates of conscience, but it is idle to claim that this ia so when such spectacles as this are presented. The majority of the House cannot claim to have acted otherwise than under a party date after such a turnabout as this. Senate of tbe United States ie made of like pliable material, an idea which is too un reasonable to be entertained, then is im peachment a mere work of party ; but we eannot and will not admit to ourselves such a possibility until forced to it by its own proceeding. The eonntry will "look to the Senate" for high, fair and equitable judicial action, and that ia the hope of pa triotic and juat men.—Baltimore Sun. on man Ifthe PncHdlagi or Coagrtis. The 8enate was on Thursday ths great center of attraction, and at an early hour the galleries were thronged to witness the expected organization of the court of im peachment. About one o'clock Chief Jus tioe Chase and Associate Justice Nelson, sccompanied by a eommitte of the Senate, consisting of Messrs. Pomeroy, Buckalew and Wilson, appeared at the bar, the Chief Justice being in his robes of office. The President pro tempore (Mr. Wade) imme diately ordered all legislative business to be suspended, and then vacated the chair, which was taken by the Chief Justice, to whom the required oath was administered ■hr Justice Nelson. The oath was to the effect ' ' that in all issues pertaining to the trial of impeachment of Andrew Johnson, President of the United States, I will do impartial justice, according to the consti tution and laws." Tbe required oath was then administered to all the Senators pres ent? except Mr. wade, whose name is last on the roll. When the name of Mr. Wade was called Mr. Hendricks arose and ob jected to the swearing of that gentleman as a member of the court, on the ground position as the President pro tern he Senate made him an interested On this question a long and ex debate ensued, Mr. Johnson holding that it would be clearly in violation of the constitution for Mr. Wade to participai Howard and W that his Pare of t party, cited ' a to, while Messrs. Sherman, llama sustained Mr. Wade's right to be sworn, because there is a probability that that the Senate may, before the verdict, elect another than Mr. Wad* to he Preei dent pro tern. The discussion oomkiued np to the hour of adjournment. il At the corporation election in Frederick, Md., last week, the Democrats carried the city by an average majority of 207. The Democrats also carried the city of Reading, Pa., by 336 majority. Last year it was Bepolicati. a LETTlOt nu» BÂLÏIHOUK. in Baltimore is still experiencing of the Frost King. Thermometer rangi from 4 to 1.8° above aero, the harbor filler! with floating ice, the wharves and ware houses piled with freight, awaiting the S snial rays of old Sol to loosen the ice tters and allow the white winged craft to resume their away. Business necessarily dull, the merchants, however, with the the effect it opening of spring anticipate a lively trade. All eyes are turned to Washington, watching the progresa of eventa. Im peachment the all engrossing theme, ap ropos of this the great Democratic Conser vative Meeting at Front street Theatre a decided suocess, the people turning out en-mosse without distinction of party, cramming and packing the building from pit to dome. The stage was filled with eminent and distinguiahed men. The Mayor presiding with a full complement of Vice Presidents and Sec retaries, after tho reading of a number of letters from prominent gentlemen, HU Excellency, Governer Swann, Maryland's proud Bird of Liberty, arose and addressed the meeting in support of Andrew John son and his policy, based upon the con . His speech was telling and to the point, eliciting round after round of ap plause. The Govenor was followed by the Hons. Messrs. Keer, of Indiana ; Ross, of Illinois ; Brooks, of New York ; Collady and Trimble, of Kentucky ; and clusin with 8 Archer, Esq. of Maryland. A the speakers denounced Congress ss the Rump, unconstitutional, tyrnuical, usur ping, and destructive in its aims and pur poses, but cautioned the people against hasty ill advised action, recommending the Ballot as the sure and safe remedy for all our troubles. The audience appreciating the magnitude of the event for which the meeting had been called, listoned calml and attentively, save when concerning the Flag and American Liberty would oause an outburst of applause that "Shook tho very ground the building stood on, evidencing that Maryland, my Mary land, is patriotic and true. Judge Chase's letter to the Senate, proves a first-class shell in the impeachment ranks. Denouc ments hourly looked for. The grain market fluctuating, wheat $2 65(^2 80; yellow corn white. 1 12@1 15; oats 75®82'cents! Gold $L40f 1 40J, 1 41. More anon March 5th, 1868. was stitution £ some remar f 11 1 14, Dave. For the Middletown Transcript. Messes. Editors.—Y our paper is fast becoming the battle ground for clashing ideas, and worthily is it, that the scene is removed to where reason has its best portunity for reflection and calmness, and on both sides, all being said, will eliminate the truth and advantage of the contestants and them selves. We have an organization among us, about which there is a different opinion and in whose favor there seems to be used only the wildest conjecture and assertion, it is a case for a pure mathematical proof yet queerly there is none vouchsafed, in the truth of the promised benefit lies staked, or about to be the future welfare of poor men. Now if a certainty can be obtained a good to the community will be produced, therefore, our object which is to arrive, directly or indirectly, at this result is commendable. The nature superficially of the Building and Loan Association iu its practical part needs no explanation, they are scattered in this age of Gold Gambling aud Oil Stock Speculations over the land, but not therefore for that reason are they unim peachable. We wiah to hear an answer to a few inquiries. Why is it that this great discovery, greater in its beneficiary capacities than any introduction since the Banking System, and secoud only to it in importance, gives no world-wide celebrity for its vast results to its inventor in this age when no history is lost ? Why is it not recommended by the head oentres of financering as the medium for the loan of all money, regulating for the intoreat of both, the communications be tween borrowers and • loaners Î Why do not s considerable part of our funds pass through this more than Midas-like institu tion, where tbe borrowers' 6 per cent, is tripled magically, for the satisfaction of the capitalist. Why cannot this prin ciple be introduced into mechanics, aud by improvements at last perpetual motion he obtained. Wc see a limited number of in dividuals engaged solely in money loaning, trading exclusively with each other en riching,'to usurious extent, a part of them selves and not at the expense of others, aud of course at no one clse's. It is with out doubt, to illustrate, the anomaly of a man lifting himself over a fence by the straps of his boots, which, if accomplished, overcomes the difficulty in the way of per petual motion, as I have stated. One-half, probably, of the members do not expect to borrow. If the association run» out in eight years they will realise about 18 per cent. Now, if we had association large enough, and the members sufficiently patriotic, could not the Gov ernment be loaned money at 2 per cent, and yet net 6 percent, to loaners, relieving an over-taxed people, by enabling a sink ing fund to be formed, which would clear off the debt. Let us proclaim thia thing, Messrs. Ed itors, money is worth only 6 per cent. Let us make it plenty at 2 per cent, us pay off the National debt, and earn the blessings of posterity, and let ns by all means nave from the wordy friends of this super-eminent invention, the figures, tho mathematical demoustration of its feasi bility, and let the medium be your paper. We are well aware that our in some sort description displays inconsistencies, but they are necessary in writing of the in stitution, as many think they comprehend it. So let us have no exhibition of the folly of thia communication in words. Let it be attempted to be demolished where ouly it can be by the proof of a mathematical statement. There has been enou stan np your readers decide to the soon Let tgb surmise and argument without sub tiatlou. Inquirie. The Boston Journal says at a dinner given by the directors of one .the Bank street banks in Boston, last week, there were present, among others, thirty gentle men worth a million of dollars each. Ar du JAUsovs Transcript. Messrs. Editors.— Feeling an interest the progress of your paper, the Middlc Vrantcript, and earnestly hoping that succeed in its objeot, I know c better way in which to signify my good wishes than in writing a description of a Masquerade Party given in the vicinity of New Castle. I have also another objoct view, and that is, to partially oontra dict, or rather to render more favorable opinion which the good eititens of Middletown have long entertained of onr town, namely—" that it is the moat stupid and dead-and-alive plaee in the world." The caid " Party," was given by Mr. D., whose residence is about half way be tween Now Castle and Wilmington. At nine o'clock, the guests were all, or nearly all, assembled in the spacious parlor of the hospitable host, and a spectator entering the room at that moment could not fail to have been pleased with the beautiful and picturesque effect produced by the variety of costumes. First there was, " Night," represented by Miss V. A. The dress was of black velvet, ■ stars, velvet crown ol lace veil nearly enveloped her figure, next in order was " Morning," represen ted by Miss L. J. A dress of white, a pink tarleton veil, and sing forehead, while her beautifi a may of no the sUgled with silver atara, and a black The le star over the 'ul golden hair fell in natural ringlets to her waist, in all very pretty idea of the " rosy dawn." Then came the "Highlander" represented by Miss L. R. Her dress wan of gay plaid material, a plaid aaah crossed on the shoulder, and a coquetiah black velvet cap, with a black plume, dropping gracefully on one side. The " Flower Girl," beautifully represented by Misa A. J. A white ewisa drees, looped up with flowers, flowers on the shoulders auj at the waist, and a basket of flowers in the haud. The "Goddess of Liberty," was Miss C. M. Her dress was of thin white material, trim med on the skirt with red and blue, red Zouave"' jacket, blue sash, and liberty cap, her dark hair fell in waves over her shoulders, while a silk flag carried in the hand completed the costume. " Summer," was there in the person of Miss K. J. A dress of white silk, festooned with flowers and grasses, with a sash and wreath of flowers. The " Nun," Miss L. E. dress and veil of black, white the breast, aud a " rosary" at tho belt. The " Equestrian," was Miss L. P. At tired in a long black skirt, black velvit basque, black velvet hat, gauntlets, and an ivory handled riding whip. Miss L. A. was the sweetest little " Shepherdess," im aginable. A grey skirt, black boddicc. and a crimson and lace cap, with a crook in her hand. Miss M. L. represented the " Peasant girl," short dress of scarlet einbroided with white, black velvet " pea sant waist," with a piece of red material, trimmed with lacc, thrown over the head. Miss E. 8. was a sweet " Scotch Lassie." Robinson Crusoe and his Man Friday, were duly personated by Messrs. P. J. and J. E. "Base Ball," was personated by Mr. J. R. The " Girls from Yankee Land, wero very well represented by Miss. E. B and Miss C. R. also by a young lady from Philadelphia, Miss D. M At 11 o'clock the company unmasked, whence ensued the confusion and rectify ing of mistakes as usual on such occasions. Then followed dancing to very excellent music. At 12 o'clock refreshments were served, after which dancing was resumed until a late hour, or rnther until an early hour in the morning. Thia " Party," I would state, had been prececded by others of the same nature, by musical aoirees and sociables, so that our old town can and will compare with any other of the same aiie, in regard to its refinement of aociety, and social intercourse. L. wore cross on For Ike Middletown Trtmteript. Rigas of «Me Times. That pomp, and pride of power which in the first flush of conquest plays with conscicnoe, and datlica with magnanimity by it* seductive grace cheating friend and foe alike, hath given way at last to open deed* of bold effrontery, aud legalized crime. Step, by step, through the long suffer ing aud continued forbearance of a once truly patriotic people, the hydra-headed monster of party power feeling stealthily her way rises now to gigantic stature, and dropping tho habilimeuts of disguise bares tbe deformity of her nature. A faction, potent by patriotic hoodwiukiug, stirring appeals of sentimental philanthropic com prehensiveness, working for the sole ng-' grandizement of self, deems tho momeut auspicious to unveil her face, and prônent the hidden mysteries which for years they have toiled to culminate. Fully convinced that some extraordinary means are essential to secure that contin uauce of power which is necessary to main tain their dominance, by trampling con stitutional rights with cloven heels they hope to ride triumphant in the harbor of eternal security. Shorn of power, the Ex ecutive of s powerful nation presents an abject object of pity to an amazed and startled world ; the scorn of envious crowned heads, the burlesqued actor to the priest-ridden serf of foreign soils. glory of a nation hath de parted, and the liberty of a once free peo ple, dimmed by usurpation and tyranous action, witlTappealing glance and sorrow ing heart, shudders at the fortbcoiuing ca lamity, while they staud aghast at the ap palling blood-stained banner of Revolution herald a Republic's overthrow, thud of a saddened sations and agonizing in its tbroba for an ebbing existence, beats wildly to lighten the gloom of a comely countenance. Those who rushed to a border, drawn by sectional strife, stand horrow-struok at the impious civil war which threatens itn inent danger, and loth to polish guns anew, watch with stern brows, and com pressed lips the impending struggle which endangers freedom. The old battle ory which infused vigor to the arm that wield ed sabres, and gave zest to tho double ? |niek of bataillons eager for the former ray, is wafted afar, while sedition with wistful eye silently greets the near ap proach of murder, ready to crown the dû tard brow of Civil Revolt. , Importing the viocs, and glorying in the lustful example of foreign emissaries, heed ing the advice of bloated partisans, who support unprincipled factions, that threaten The boastful The dull hoart great in its pul to inundate a vast country by storms blood, we are Cut losing self respect and natural bravery, while we passively sub mit to pander a great birth-rig Jit for the pottage mess which swells the stomach of a pigmy race. Liberty, with broken staff, and glaring eye, tramples her eap in the dnst, and gathering her royal robe close around her symmetrical form, disgusted, and broken hearted drops humbly, while monarchy with pompous mien eyes the throne a god dess offers to vacate. of of in ity cd of of set as the is tle is of ed out for the iD a Roderick Random. Mu* dieting In Baltimore. of Thursday says :—The mass meeting of ci tike ns of Baltimore at the Front Street Theatre last evening, to ex press the sense of the community on the present critical condition of national affairs, was ono of the largest and most imposing popular demonstrations ever witnessed in this city. Like the meetings of s similar character which have preceded it in New York and Philadelphia, it was composed of those commercial, manufacturing aud working classes whose interests are inti mately identified with the continued peace and prosperity of the country, and whose voice ought, therefore, to be heeded by those who desire to ascertain and are will ing to be iufluenged by the intelligent pub lio sentiment ôf the country. Prior to suoh assemblages as these we had mostly mere partisan utterances on both sides of the question, but the proceedings of these announce principles which befit the mouth of national and conservative men of all parties. In addition to ( the speeches made and the letters received and read, from dis tinguished persons in different parts of the country, at the meeting last night, resolu tions were adopted which express the gen eral sense of sober aud reflecting minds with reference to the issues between tbc legislative and executive departments of the United States government, aud which bave reached a crisis in the impeachment of the President of the republic at the bar of the Senate by the House of Represen tatives. They pay an earnest tribute to the firm aud unflinching manner in which Mr. Johnson has stood by the great principles of the constitution, and exhibit impressive manner the extraordinary spectacle that is now presented of the arraignment of the President by the House for the oxcrcise of a power conferred upon him by the constitution, and which ceded to he such by all parties, and by the most eminent jurists and statesmen of the country, down to the present time ; and of the hot, indecorous haste by which a proceeding so grave and momentous has been hurried through. Confidence is, not withstanding, expressed in the constitu tional tribunals of the country, and the Senate still looked to as a rampart behind which the constitution .may find a ref uge. It is to be hoped that the intuitions which the people have formed and signified in their late meetings of the injustice and ovila of tho impeachment proceeding will not be coutomued by the Senate, and that this dignified assemblage will consider whether to act in this matter which the masses do not approve tcuiplatod by the constitution or, demanded by any publie exigency, will not he pro ductive of greater misohief than any which it is likely to remedy. * The Sun 111 &u mil upon causes as con Th* Démocratie Victories. It thunders all around the aky. The town elections held in New Hampshire, Maine, and New York all tell one atory— overwhelming Democratic gains ss com pared wijh last fall, when the Republicans were everywhere beaten. With these fig ures before us, it is safe to say that were a Presidential election to be held next week the Democrats would earry every State in the Union, except, perhaps, Mas sachusetts and Iowa. In Troy wo gain twelve hundred upon the vote of last year ; in Lansiugburg three hundred ; in Utiea two hundred and fifty ; in Rhincb'ck three hundred, and in eral minor towns equally large gains. A hotly cont :sted town election iu New Hamp shire shows so large a gain that if the proportion holds good next week that State is sure for the Democracy by a handsome majority. The Portland election shows that the popular reaction against Republi canism is as strong in the old Pine-Tree State as in New York. Every return tells the same tale, and all condemu the mad majority in Congress. The impeach ers stand impeached before the high court of the people.—AT. V. World. at Bishop Stevens. —The accounts from Wilksbarre continue to indicate the grad ual improvement and the eventual recov ery of Bishop Stevens, who was so seri ously injured by dent. As he wtl service for a considerable length of time, the Bishop has authorized the Standing Committee of his Diocese to procure the temporary assistance of some of the other bishops. The Standing Committee, though its President, the Rev. H. J. Morton,D. D., is making the necessary arragements to fill the Bishop's appointments, during ot month, and it is expected thart the Episcopal duties of the Diocese will be performed by Bishop Randall, of Colora do ; Lee, of Delaware, and others. a recent railroad acci ill he disabled from aotivc the We would suggest to Farmers; Market Gardeners aud others, to give Bowers Complete Manure t fair and impartial trial. I-ost season it was found to be of remarkable benefit, and from the result of that it will be largely used this spring. It acta at once in the soil, forces and sus tains the crop, and ia the substantial food so necoeasary for all vegetation. A despatch from 8an Francisco, dated March 3 says, Governor Haight sent in a message to-day, in which he declines to forward the resolutions endorsing the ac tion of Congres* on the impeachment of the President, on the ground that it would improperly influence the judgment of the Senate setting as a court. Biblical Curiosities. —The twenty-first verse of the seventh ubapter of Ears has all the letters of the alphabet in it. The nineteenth chapter of tbe second Book of Kings and the thirty-seventh chapter of Isaiah, are exactly alike. And in the Book of Esther, which has ten chapters, neither the word Lord nor God occurs. It* MU of News. At the Democratic State Convention of Peuusylvauia, held on the 4th instant resolutions were adopted in favor of the prompt restoration ot all the States to their rights and functions ; that the Constitution of the Uuited States is the supreme law, and binding upon tho people aud evey de partment of the goveruiueut ; denouncing the impeachment movement : opposiug the present raveuue system ss ill-devised in congruous aud inequitable ; demanding rigid economy in every department of the government, and a reduction of the army aud navy ; making the republican party responsible for the delay in restoration ; condemning the tenure-of-office act, ami approving the Executive opposition thereto. Charter elections were held ou Tuesday in a number of places in the State of New York. In Utica the democrats elected their mayor by 487, about 21) less major ity thau they had in November. In Au burn the republicans succeeded by 417 majority. In Elmira the democrats gaiu cd 10U over last year. In Rochester the democratic mayor was reelected by 88S majority, an increase of 871 over the vote of last November. In Ithicu the result was—republican majority, 117 ; gsiu since last spring, 28. The democrats carried Troy by 1,456 majority, against 140 last year. A number of other towns show democratic gains. A new paper has been started in St. Louis called the Jiejmdiator, which will advocate, it says, the repudiation of the so-called national debt, except that portion of it represented by legal tender notes. Judging from the State platforms recently set up iu the West, it will find a large nnmbcr of adhurents in both parties in that section. President Johnson has appointed Thom as Ewing, Sr., of Ohio, Secretary of War. The nomination has not been confirmed by the Senate, though it itfcagain rumored that Stanton will resign, to get rid of a judicial decision of the ease now pending against him. • The disease known as plcuro-pneumonia is committing great ravages among the cat tle in the vicinity of Baltimore. In ouc stable thirty-eight ca^es have occurred, of which thirty-five were fatal. The scourge is believed by some to be the riuderpest. Secretary Stanton is still iu possession of the War Department. He cats and sleeps in his office, and has not left it moinunt since General Thomas was appoin ted Secretary of War, ad interim. An attempt was made at Limerick, Ire land, on Tuesday night, to burn a large machine shop, but it was frustrated by the police. The incendiaries, who are alleg ed to be Fenians, used Greek fire. Barnum has had his Museum burned out again. This makes the second time for New York, and inculdingthe Philadel phia Museum, the third time for Barnum. A dispatch from Bangor, Maine, says the Democratic Convention resolved in fa vor of the payment of bonds in greenbacks and supporting President Johnson ; also iu favor of Pendleton for President. A train on the Canandaigua Railroad ran off the track near Gorham, N. Y. on Wednesday, aud three cars were set on fire by the upsetting persona were burned three of them fatally. I'ortus Baxter, Representative from Vermont in the Thirty-seventh and Thir ty-eight Congresses, died on Wednesday, iD Washington. The New Hampshire State election takes place on next Tuesday. The Democrats confidently erpcct to redeem the " Granite State" this spring. Daved McConkey, Esq. well known as a capitalist, in West Chester, Pa. died suddenly of paralysis, on Thursday the 27th ultimo. General George H. Thomas, like Gen eral Sherman, declines the promotion offer ed him by the President. St. Louis was visited by a thunder gust on Sunday, and on Monday by a snow storm. Sixteen or eighteen persons left George town, Delaware, on Tuesday of last week, to seek fortunes iu the West. The Grand Jury of Bucks county say that their poorhouse is unfit for even the confinement of animals. Two girls are walking 300 miles in Iowa on a wager. of a stove. Twelve Tike Advfci In Cotton. The late riae in cotton, even though it may enhance somewhat the value of an ar ticle of such general consumption as cot ton goods, cannot be regarded ns a matter of regret in view of the immense relief which it affords to the great staple of Amer ican production, which had been formerly such a prominent source of national wealth, from a condition in which it did not pay tho cost of production. The low rate of ten vents a pound left tho producer no margin for profit, and so depressed tho cotton interest that sorions apprehensions were entertained for the future of a culture which hud been, and ought to be, one of the principal tributaries to the commerce, revenue and general prosperity of tho country. It must have been a very al and anomalous state of things when the great staple of a country did not pay the cost of production, and the more immediate cause of it may, perhaps, be found in the financial revulaion and mercial failures in England, under which those who had been bolding up cotton for speculative purposes gave way, throwing a largo quantity upon the market when manufactures themselves were stagnated as well as general business, and there thus but a small ootton demand. The re dundancy huving ceased, and the supply from this country not being as great was anticipated, the value of ootton has been enhancod, and prices have risen fiotn 16 to 23a24 oents a pound. The bent fits of the change to that portion of the eonn try which hus suffered so much from the natur com WU8 impoverishment of war and the remunera tive prioes of their chief production cannot be overestimated. By this healthful change the factors will bo able to make ad vances to the planters, and these in their turn will be able to employ and compen sate the laborers, so that, to a more or less extent, all classes may be able to go to work again with rather more cheering prospects, a more contented spirit prevail, material reconstruction forwarded, and the 8outh, it is hoped, bo in a good degree put upon its feet again.— Baltimore Suv. of '"he Maryland United States Sena tor. —The two houses of the Maryland Legislature on Thursday voted four times more for United States Senator, but, as on the previous two days, failed to make a choice. The vote on the last ballot stood : Swann 29, Thomas 23, Vickers 22, Mc Cullough 18, Harablcton 9, and J. K. franklin 1. The name of Mr. Earle was S nporarfly withdarwn. An informalcnu i of the members was to have been held t night. The House has passed a bill appropriating $5,00(1 as a year's salary to the lion. Pllttip Francis Thomas, who was refused his seat in the ate. - M , In Smyrna, Del. February 17. by the Rer. W. B. Gregg, Mr. John C. Kirkpatrick, of ('evil Co. Md. and Mies Eleanor 8. Alexander, of New Cas tle County, Del. i At " Essex I.odgo," on tbe loth ultimo, by Rev. C. 11. Shield*, U. T. Barton, Eeq. of Win chester Virginie, and Mim Katie, daughter of Wm. Knight, Esq. of Cedi County, Md. DIED. On Wednesday morning, the 4th instant, at his residence in rhiludrlphia, Richard II. Bayard, ia the 72d year of hia age, At Kirkwood, on Monday; March 2d, Barney, R. oldest son of «lohn C. and Hue B. Clark, aged 11 years and 7 months. In ApjKtquinimiuk Hundred, William Ginn, aged 70 years. At Delaware City, Dei. on the 29th alt. Mr John Hurtles, in the titlth year of his age. In Ited Lion Hundred, on the 4th instant, Mrs. Jonc E. Penuington, iu the 75th year of her age. In New Castle, on Saturday tost, the 29th nit. Mrs. Sarah Isabella Atlderdice, in the 44th year of her age. the 29th ult. TUB MARKST*. MIDDLETOWN MARKET Wheat, prime red Cora yellow. " white. Onts. Timothy Seed. Clover Seed. Butter. Kggs-.. Turkey*. Occne.. Ducks.. Chickens t. Lard.. Hogs. Beef. Hams. » Sides . «Shoulders... Potatoes. .$2 50 1 05 1 00 70<a>15. 4 VO . 9 SO 45(350 eta. p 17> 30 ct« T* d err n lSft'20 cm. » !t> 18(0(18 " " @1« •• " ..I6@18 " " ..13@15 " " ..10(atl5 " '*< ..2fl(®25 " •• ..16(ÿl8 '< ..14@I6 " " ..13(515 '• « 1 0C@1 10 74 buih 2 *0 — m is wuMHHrroi. Wheat red. Corn. Oat« ... Flour«*.»*, — 75(3 «O *12 75(313 50 nULAUELrillA. ...$2 50(32 55 1 17 *»(i>85 Prime red wheat , new.yellow 0 Oats.. MIEHLER** HERB RITTERS H»» cured more Diseases in roumranities where it is known, than all other Medicines combined ; and is kept in every Family.- It is Hie Only Rem edy that Really Formes the Blood, and has never failed in curing Dyspepsia and Kidney Affections. As a general remedy to build up a shattered and broken down constitution, nothing can equal it. Sold by «17 Druggists and Dealers. Milkier't Or ten Ijakel lkrb Bitten, Is a specific for Scrofula,Old Buaning Sores, and Rheuma tism. Bold everywhere. Jan 18—3m FOR SALE. 1 ÇJFHMKR WOOD sold low if immediate deiir t-7 cry is wanted. For considerable lots prices still redsced. ' WILLIAM GREEN. March 7—tf ATTENTION I » A LL persons indebted to Jonathan V. Leath erberry are requested' to make immediate paymeut to either of the sabscribers, assignees JKS8K LAKE, W. A. COCHRAN. Middletown, March 7—3t THE WORLD'S Combined Mower & Reaper, THE VEHÏ REST IN THE WORLD. TUE ECONOMY Wood Tooth Self-Delivering Hay and Grain Bake. ■tor Bat* by - - A. T. BVDD. O RDERS arc being received for the above new and superior machinery, and a limited num ber only can be supplied this season. Bend your orders at once. (Jail and examine them. ■* A genu for Economy Rake wanted, to whom a liberal commission will be allowed March 7—tf The Excelsior Stamp Extractor, KANl'rACTCOED BY 11 AYI8 A THOMPSON, PENNSGROVE, Salem County, N. J. M MIIS Machine, as the name indicate«, ia equal, A and in many respecta surpasses all other« now in use. 1st. I« equal in power. 2d. Superior iu portability ; can he mored easi er two men from one stump to another. 3d. .Superior in simplicity; can be made hy any farmer, assisted by a blacksmith. 4th. Superior in quick action : can takcupmote slumps Iu one day than any other puller aow la IF by 5th. Lower in price ; they are sold so low that IV person haring stumps cun afford one. Drier, made in a substantial manner, $20. Individual rights *6. All orders promptly attended to. Machines delivered at steamboat or railroad free of charge. Mar 7-r-Jm PUBLIC SALE. T HE subscribers will mil at Pablte Sal* ea SATURDAY, the 21st day of March, last, at Brick Mills, one mile aud a half last of Mtd dletuwn, 2 good road or farm HORSES, C*pKVq2 good Mill Wagons, 1 two-horse W*g Alo*X.'m, nearly new ; 1 one-horse Wages, Dugout, and 1 Family Carriage. 2 acts Sieg]« Harness, Bridles, Collars, Head Hallen, DonBU and Single Lines, Saddle and Briddle, » Mowing Scythes and Snath, Harrow, Cultirator, Grind stone, Hoes, Shovels, Forks, Excelsior Grain Fan Scaling Tub, pair of Cora Knives, Half-tlusfaei and Bushel Baskets, lot of good Bags and Barrels 1 good Proof Start, » Grata 8boveb, Manure, Corn Fodder, 1 Egg Stove, ia good order ; Ac. llay by the ton ; Turnips by the husbel ; Turkeys and Tsana.—All sums of $30 and under, cash • over that amount a credit of three months will he g(van. the purchaser giving bankable note with approv ed endorser. Sale to commence at 1 o'clock, r. «. . CHALK A MYERS, Also at the same end place, l good Milch Oow, in profit • 1 Hay or Straw Cutter, 2 Fork*, k Mae, 1 Crow Bar, 1 Horse Blanket, set of PlowChaias and Harness, lot of Milk Pana, lot of Onion Sets, lot of Carpenter Tools, Bramble Scythe, I Spade, 1 Hoe, Cold Chisels, Haw, Oil Cane, Half Ruehel, he. March t-ds* J UST rectived a new lot of Mackerel, Shad and Herring, to be sold low. Feb ;g NACDAIN A BRO.