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I U IDIUIU» STOUT flATUNDAT, ■T HUIT * WM. IT. VANDERFORD. Tna.—$2.00 per annum, payable in advance. Sing)« copte» tir« cents. . Anraarieiau Ratm.—O n* square of ten lines, $1 for the first insertion und 2* cento for welt subsequent insertion. One square one your $10: six months $0. For u quarter of a column three months $8: six mouhu $16 : two year, with the privilege of four change*. $25; for half a column $50. Fractious of a square to he counted ns a square. When the number of Hue.rtions is not Marked, advertisements will be continued uutU forbid, and charged accordingly, obituaries published at advertising ruin; Marriages and Deaths iusmiod true. Yearly advertisers must confine their advertisementa to their own business. , All lettera should be addressed to this MmourrowM TasmcairT, Middletown, Del. JÖ»* Office corner Main and Scott streets, over D. L. Dunning's Hook aod Variety Store. LOCAL AFFAIRS, . Actif County Rail Road .—An adjourn ed meeting of the Board of Director» of the Kent County Rail Rond, took place at Cbestertown on Thursday- The contract for building the road waa awarded to Maj. A. F. Sears, of Newark, N. J. State A geut of New Jersey Rail Road interests. Col. Enoch Harrison, of Bergen, N. J. aud Charles T. Stratton, Ksi|'r. of this town, at the sum of $548,000. tractors take »27 8,000 of the bonds at par, $ 100,000 in county bonds, and a guarantee of #170,000 in cash. The low cr terminus of this ro.id will be at Deep Bottom, about thirteen miles below CIich tertown. The contractors purpose to be ■gin the road without delay, they can get the requisite material togeth er. They will probably begin at Deep - Bottom, for the convenience of transpor tation. There will probably be a gene rous rivalry between the Kent und Queen -Anne's ronde, as to which shall be pleted first. The con as soon eotu Meeting of the Delaware anil Maryland rAch Growers' from our pot»t, Lust week, prevented from being present .at the meeting of Peach («rowers, at Odessa, on Saturday. We Lave received no official account of their proceeding«, and presume that nothing of public importance transpired, or they would have made it- known through the press. We learn, through a gentleman who was present, tliat a code of by-laws wap adopted. What number of members A ssociution .—Absence UK wer.» reported by the e m uittee having the mat ter in charge, wc are not advised, though the public would no doubt like to know. This is more important, perhaps, to the Association, thau to the public, since their B'parate ami imlopemlcnt org miration has been the subject of animadversion by tlenien attached to a similar association, which meet at Dover. gen Rad Rtxui .—George B. Money, esq., in pushing, vritli singular energy, the scheme of a railroad from Delaware City to nect with the Delaware Railroad. COIl A few more men of hitt Npiiit, to support him, would have completed such a road long nince. Two routes surveyed Last autumn Ly Prof. E. i>. Porter, of Newark, made the distance from Delaware City to the junction, ono route five miles, and tin oth *er five and-a-quarter miles: since A few day* Mr. Money, with three other gcntlc anen of Delaware City, surveyed a line following the river to Hod Lion ('reek, then to Bear Station, and made the di . .tance four and-u-quartcr mile* of this road, in consideration of the The coat com mercial advuntagou to Delaware City, would ho insignificant.— Commercial. Wm. M. Kennard, importer of Ladicn' Kid Glove, No. 306, Market street, Wil mington, offers Vienna Kid Gloves at §1 jtnd 01.25, of all sizes and shades. Tin's best, $1.75; Kxposition #1.75, and Trefoussc, $2. fousse Glove is not known in this market, but wc wish to introduce them, and there fore have plaeod them at 25 ceuts per pair less than the usual prico. from fl to 8, and the shades arc the most magnificent over introduced into the Ame ninrkct. Uy enclosing price with «olor and sizes wanted, in a letter, wc will send gloves without cost. Jou The Exposition and Trc The size« run rican . Rev. \Y m. Uric, of the Methodist Epis copal Church, in this town, preached his farewell sertwoa «n Sunday night last. We uuderatand he intends to retire from the ministry, and will shortly Wilmington. The Philadelphia Confer ence ia now in session, and his successor riill bo known in a few days. move to His congre gation are looking, with no Iittlo interest, for the coming Timotheus. Potr* Haü Meeting . — All persons inte rested will heur in mind the meeting to bo hold ia the Lecture Room of tho Presby terian Church, on Monday nckt, the ltith inst. at 3 o'clock, r. g. to elect seven Di rectors, to manage the affairs of the Com pany and to superintend tho erection of the Town Hall, shortly to be commenced in this plaoe. One dollar per share of tjic stock wiRb« required at that time. Forty shares of stock of tho Citizens' National Bank of Middletown were sold Thursday last, by Messrs. Wnolston 4 Ce. at the Board of Trade Roams in Wilming ton, for 05« per share—par value $50. J<ewis Zebley, of Brandywine Hundred. a candidate for Sheriff. ] Delaware Rail Road Line. flprlnf^'ktntageAtoiat. O N and after MONDAY, March 16th, 1*67, Passenger Traîna will run aw follow*, until urtlier notice : Crisfifld/ Marion, King* ton, \Vt*tover, Princess Anne, Eden Fork town Salisbury Del mar * Lnurel iSoaford III idgeyUJe Grjtnwoftd Farmington north: 11 20 A. M. 11 50 12 10 12 .75 IJa-o ««A. M. 1 10 : 3o d 30 1 50 2 10 8 0S 2 40 8 05 8 60 3 35 A. M. 3 45 P. M. 4 05 P. M. Harrington 7 00 Felton Plymouth 7 20 Canterbury 7 20 Wil. Grove 7 25 Camden » 45 7 15 4 20 4 25 4 25 4 30 7 35 7 55 4 40 Dover " 4 4 Moorton 44 Brenford 8 15 5 15 " Smyrna 44 Clayton 44 Sassafras R 8 30 5 ,30 44 Blackbird 8 40 5 40 44 Townsend 8 50 5 45 44 Middleto'n 9 05 6 05 44 Mt Pleasant 9 15 6 15 44 St George« 9 30 G 30 9 40 44 Newcastle 10 00 7 00 Arrive Wilm. * 10 25 7 20 44 Philad'a 11 55 9 00 P.M. " Baltimore 1 15 pm 3 15 A. M. 4 55 10 25 8 05 5 10 8 10 5 10 10 30 10 45 8 25 5 25 .11 20 Bear 6 40 12 00 M. 12 20 P. M. 1 30 A.M. 3 45 P.M. SOUTH. 3 30 P. M. 8 30 a.m. 5 00 p.m. 2 15 * 5 05 p.M.10 15 10 40 10 55 11 15 11 25 11 45 11 55 12 00 Leave Philad'a 44 Baltimore 44 Wilm " Newcastle 5 25 44 Bear 44 St Georges 44 MtPlcusuut 44 Middleto'n C 15 44 Townsend 4 . 4 Blackbird 44 Sassafras 44 Cluyton Arrive .Smyrna Leave Bren turd 44 Moorton 44 Dover 44 Camden 44 Wil. Grove 44 Canterbury 44 Plymouth 44 Felton 44 Harrington 7 55 44 Farmington 44 Greenwood 44 Bridgcville " Seaford 44 Laurel 44 Delmur 7 25 Li 6 »0 7 15 7 .30 7 40 8 00 8 10 8 15 2 10 8 25 12i5 12 25 12 20 12 30 12 50 6 40 0 50 8 30 * 8 40 8 38 8 45 7 10 9 05 9 15 1 00 ■ 9 20 1 10 1 10 9 30 1 20 9 35 1 45 9 50 1 55 2 05 2 15 8 40 2 35 2 55 3 10 Salisbury Fork town Eden Princess Anne 10 00 Westover Kingston Marion ; Criuficld 9 30 3 40 3 50 4 00 4 55 5 10 D 25 10 45a.m. 5 45 Ni'v Oaïtl« Tuais*. —I. New C.iatle for « ilmin*loii mid Philadelphia at 7 30 A. M.— Leave Philadelphia 7 00 I*. M. und Wilmington 8 35 P. >1. for New Castle. Suïiina Uran™ Tkaine.—A dditional to those above leave Mmyrna for Clayton 12 uo noon, and 8 10 P. M. Clayton for .Smyrna, 8 -t 0 and 11 00 A. M. to make connection* wtill train« to and from Dover, and Stations South. Train» leaving Drisficld at 6 15 A. M., and Wilmington going Sonth at 5 or. P. M. will run in close connection with Steamboats to Norfolk and Portf-mouth and Kipiess Trains to and from Baltimore, Philadelphia and New Vork. They the Delaware Railroad Line only at principal stations at which their time it stated. Except that Steamboat Train Sonth will let off passengers from Hal timoré at any station to which they have tickets. Passenger« from Delaware Railroad Line to Ilaltiniorc, aod from Baltimore to Delaware Rail road, change oars at ff. C. Junction in morning, at Wilmington in afternoon and night, unless trains ure delayed. ill stop I SEWAI.L, Superintendent Delaware U. R. Jan 4 PUBLIC SALE. q'UlK sulsKTiker. will ««11 at Public Sale -L SATURDAY,'flic 21st day of March, inst. at Bi ick Mills, one mile >utl a half Host of Mirl .dtfi dlelown, 2 good road or farm 110RSKS, UjXSo-V- g°°d Mill Wagon«, 1 two-horse Wng ^Sc*\-°n, nearly new ; 1 one-horse Wngon, Dnjiout. and I Family Carriage. 2 sets Single Harne«-, Bridle«, Co]inra, Head Halter», Double Saddle und Hriddlc, 2 Mowing Scythes and Snath, Harrow, Cultivator, Grind stone, Hoe«, Shovels, Forks, Bxcclsior Grain Fun, Scaling Tub. pair of Corn Knives, Ha!f-Bu«hcl nnd Bushel Basket«, lot of good Bags and Rarrcis, ! good Proof Stat t, 2 Grein Shovels, Manure, Corn Fodder, I KggStove, in good order; Ac. Hay by the ton; Tu. nips by tlai bushel; Turkey« Geese. Terms. — AU sums of $30 nnd under, rash ; that amount a credit of three months will be given, the purchaser giving bankable note with approv ed endorser. Sale to commence at 1 o'clock, r. m CHALK A MYERS. Also, at the «âme nnd place, 1 good Milch Cow, in prolit ; J Hay or Straw Cutter^ 2 Forks, 1 Hoe, 1 Crow Bar, 1 Horte Blanket, set of Plow Cliuins snd Harness, lot of Milk Pans, lot of Onion Sets, lot ot Carpenter Toula, Bramble Seville, 1 Spade 1 lloe, Cold Chisels, Saw, Oil Cans, Half Bushel, March 7—ts* on und Single Li I d over It The Excelsior Stump Extractor, MANUFACTURED BT AVIS &, THOMPSON, PBNNSGROVE, Salem Coüüty, N. J. HPUIS Machine, a* the name indicate*, is equal, A and in many re*pcct* aurpasne* all other« now in use. 1st. Is equal in power. 2d. Superior in portability ; can be moved easi ly by one or tw o men from one stump to another. 3d. Superior iu simplicity; can be made by any farmer, assisted by a blacksmith. 4th. Superior in quick action ; can take up more stumps in one day than any other puller now in use. 5th. Lower iu price ; they v person having stumps can afford one. Price, made in a substantial manner, $20. All order* promptly sold so low that Individual right» $6. _ r _ attended to. Machines delivered at steamboat railroad free of charge. Mar 7_I in THE WORLD'S Combined Mower & Reaper, TME VKBY BEST IN THE WOULD. THE ECONOMY Wood Tooth Self-Delivering Baj and Grain Bake.. us For bale by - - • • AT. BtDD. /^RDEJIS are being received for the above _ Y-F and superior machinery, and a limited num ber only can be supplied this season. Send year orders at once. Call and examine them. ] vftrTh whom a It March 7—tf iriasôBfwiSîKEP'* ATTENTION t ' A LL priwnta indebted to Jonathan W. LeaUt utkarryaa* reqaaeted to' Wurke Immediate payment tp cithçr pt the subscribers, assignee*. JESaSK LAKE. . fWTlfTAX. S W. A Hiddlctov n. March 7 3t GRANVILLE WORRELL, 220 AN'D 222 MARKET STREET. Wilmington, Del. AMEBIC**, «MUST, UKBSIXX J..ND FRENCH DRY GOODS. ENG LIS II AND A % ERICA N CARPETS and Oil Cloths. CHINA AND CALCUTTA ' MATTINGS, MATS, BUG|3, Ac. &c. W E are prepared to fill orders Hotel«, Private Dwellings and ing, furnishing them complete, including Sheet*, Blankets, Countcrpuucs, Towels, Curtains, Cor nices, Stair Rod*, Carpet*, Oil Cloth«, Damasks, Ac. Order« will be taken and estimates furnished of the whole cost, with articles furnished or oth erwine, us parties commencing housekeeping may prefer. We cannot enumerate even leading depart ments, owing to the extent of our business, but have a lull assortment of various lines in or Churches, Public Build DRESS FABRICS, MOURNINGS, . WHITE GOODS, FURNISHING GOODS, HOSIERY, FLANNELS; &<f. Ac. Ac. Our long experience, combined with our inti mate aud extensive acquaintance wilth the largest and best Importing and Domestic Houses of tbi* conn try give u«, we believe, advantages shared by no otliur house to the same extent) in Delaware, pre lotccr than Philadel and we wish distinctly to state that we pared to sell always as loic phia Merchants. THE MOTTO OK THE HOUSE CHEAP, PROMPT AND RELIABLE. March 7, 1008 —ly IMPORTANT TO FARMERS. The«. H. Me Co mi tig hey*« PATENT CORN DROPPER. 'PHIS Dropper will positively save JL one-half the time over the old way of dropping corn. It will drop right in the cross, be set to average uuy of grains desired to a lull. be regulated to scatter the more or less in the hill, or drop dose bunch if desired. In it " » it all i windy weather this Dropper is just the thing needed, ns the corn cannot be blown about while dropping. All who have used these Droppers agree in the opinion that the corn comes up more- regularly after themi, and there is less rc-planting to do, be cause they drop a more regular number of grains to a hill, mid every grain is sure to l»c in the cross, where they are covered alike. Every Dropper will be warranted to do all tlmt is herein claimed for them, or they w ill be taken back and tjie money refundtd. JfriT* Please rend the following cert! some of the most eminent farmers tf ficaUa from f Delaware : Neaii Summit Bridge, Del. March 13 , 18G6. This is to certify that I have u for several years McConaughey's Patent Corn Dropper, and I am convinced every farmer would find it greatly to his interest to own one. B. T. BIGGS * Middletown, Marcft 16, 1866. Thomas B. McCokaugiiby :—After three years' experience in dropping our corn witfi your Patent Corn Dropper, we have found theif use to be a great saving to us over the old way of dropping, with better satisfaction in the manner in which they do their work, and we think wc have ha»! less re-planting to do since we havé been using them. R. A. Cochran, Jr., J. F. Wilson, B. F. Ilnnson, R. R. Cochran, William Wilson, W. A. Cochran, W. Green. This is to certify that we, tho undersigned, having used Thomus B. McConaughey's Patent Corn Droppers, have found them, idler trial, to be a valuable nnd labor-saving invention. We think farmers will find it to their interest to them. Win. Reybold, Wnu'lCnottsL C. Tutuian, Jr. J. A. Reynolds, Jr. W. FlinJhamL Merit llub hell, Janies Kandy, Jr. Jos. T. Griffith, B. Gibbs, N. T. sScvil, J. R. Hoflecker, R. T. Cochran, J. W. Crawford, J. J. Lockwood, Thoi. S. Merrctt, S. W. Stewart, T. Carlisle, George G. Kerr, ll. D. Melvin, «I. Stewnrt. George Derriiikson, W. R. Lockwood, Win. D. Coruog, ,T. B. Niviue, Wm. N. Wilson, O. Crow, Samuel Rnmbol, T. Murphy, Calvin Jones, John C. Spear, WitijS. Mote, C. P. Cochran, B. F. Kandy, Joseph Griffith. For sale by JOHN A. REYNOLDS A SONS, Agents, March 7—3m Middletown, D COMPLETE MANURE, MANUFACTURED BY HENRY BOWER, Philadelphia, MA DR raOM Super-Phosphate of Lime, Am monia and Potash. W ARRANTED free from adulteration. Pack ed in bags of 200 lbs. each. Price $56 per ton 2,000 lbs. Liberal discoun; to dealers. It 1ms raised good crops of Wheat, Corn, Oats, Potato««, Cotton, Grass, Tobacco and Vegetables of all kinds. Farmers would do we 1 to inquire of their nearest dealer in fertilizers as to the re sult* obtained from the use of Complete Manure The growing crops of Wheat, at thil time, freely attest its virtues. \Ve have numerous testimonials that It i* an invaluable Fertilizer, mend it highly as a top dressing for Grass. DIXON, SHARPLESS Sole Agents, 39 8. Water St. A 40 S. For sate by lo the effect [1 we reeom W beat and k CO., Wharves, hiiadelphia. WM. REYNOLDS, 79 South Street, Baltimore, Md. JOHN A. REYNOLDS A SONS, Middletown, Del. Also, by Manch 7 NOTICE. A CHANGE having this day been Inade In our Business Relations by whieli it lias lieeomr neccsaary that all oulsanding acoouijts slml! be settled, all persons having unsettled at us am requested to come forward a id settle without delay. counts with up of JOHN A. REYNOLDS Middletown, February 1, 1868. A SONS. Ifcb 8—lm Dr. J. E. REGISTER, DENTIST, ELKION, MD. /^\FFICE on North street, two doort above the V/ Odd Fellows' Hall. February 8, 1868— tf : FOR SALE. S UMMER WOOD sold low If immtdiate deliv ery is wanted. For considerable lots prices still reduced. WILLIAM GREEN. I March 7—tf W. M. KENNARD, or THE wxti Known DBY GOODS AND CARPET HOUSE, **• Market Street, Wlkwfgtqn. offer» I« the buying public one of the moat deair ablc aaaortiucnt of GOODS ever displayed by this old established house. Baying for CASH, selling on the same tern», 1*11 rebating from first Hands, AS WILL as Importing some^Styles of Goods, all combined, gives him many advantage* not usual with retail store*. A LARGE STOCK, PLENTY OF LIGHT , No Misrepresentation of Goods, AND LOW PRICES are SOME of the inducements held forth to buyers. January 4, 1868—6m THERE IS KO MANURE R SO PERMANENT AS «^RAW BONES, *=$3» A FROM WHICH IS MADE WHANN'8 RAW BONE Super-Phosphate. W W« ited Pfif ctljr Pare ■ from Adalteretiou. id Fr»* B Established as excellent Fertilizer by years of constant use, and highly recom mended by all who have used it as O A Great Crop Producer, N AND PERMANENT IMPROVER OF Tlllt BOIL. Every Farmer Should Ute It. FOR SALE BY ALL DEALERS. E WALTON, W IIANN Jl CO. MANUFACTURERS, Wilmington, Del. E. T. EVAKd. Au EXT, Middletown, Del. S Feb 15—ly DR. MUSG-ROVE, DENTIST, EL ETON, MARYLAND, /''YFFICE--Opposite the Presbyterian Church. V_/ Teeth Extracted without Pain by the use of Nitrous Oxide Gas ; or by the latest improvem —the Spray Producer, formed by Rigol me Ether. This Narcotic Spray i* used where sensitive teeth are to be excavated preparatory to filling. Also, for PAiNLBSB removal of the Dental Pulp, and for minor surgical operations. ARTIFICIAL TEETH inserted, from one to a full set. Persons from a distance desiring protracted operation* will please notify by mail, or other wise, thereby saving disappointment and loss of time. Tooth Powder and Mouth Wash keptfconstantly oh hand; also, Dr. J. D. White's Dentine. THOMAS H. MUSGROVE, D. D. S. Elkton, Md., January 18, 1868— ly ent MIDDLETOWN HOTEL. L. R. RAVIS, Proprietor. r T 1 HIS well-known and popular cutablitJimcnt A is still the favorite resort of the travelling public. The proprietor spares no pains to insure the eoinfort ot his guests. A well-furnished TA sE, the choicest brands of LIQUORS, CIGARS and TOBACCO ; his acknowledged experience us an abundant caterer, combined with attentive waiters, reliable hostlers and moderate charges, will, he feels assured, secure to him a continu ance of the liberal jar HORSES A patronage of the public. ND MULES arc always to be found on sale at his Stables, during the proper season ; and persons in want of such stock cun readily supply themselves on accommodating terms. Jan. 4—6mo. II. Rieb ni on d Cbamberlalne, MIDDLETOWN, DEL., D EALER in Drugs, Medicines, Chemicals and Patent Medicines. Fancy and Toilet Arti cles, Sponge«, Brushes, Perfumery and Soap*. Pure Wincf and Liquor* for medicinal use. Lamps, Lamp Fixtures, Shade*, Wicks, Clean ers, Ac. The latest improvements in Burner* and Chimneys. Physicians' Prescriptions carefully compounded and orders answered with care nnd despatch. Physicians and Farmer* will find our stock of Medicine* complete, warranted genuine and of the best quality. Cigars and Tobacco of the be«t Baltimore man ufacture. ßtore —Maine Street, opposite Davis' Hotel. January 18—ly sheriffalty. To the Democratic Voten of Noe Dottle County. Gesti.em*» :—I again offer rovself as a candi date for the nomination of Sheriff of New Castle county, pledging myself to give a hearty and un divided support to the stiecesaful nominee. JAMES ARMSTRONG. Newark, February 22, 1861—tn 7b the Voten ef the Democratic Party if Aew Cattle County. Gkstlzhbv :—Encou am induced to offer m nomination of Sheriff uraged by many friends I yeelf as a candidate for the for the countv of New Css pledging myself to abide by the nomination of the Democratic party, and give my hearty sup port to the successful candidate. „„ . . ^ JACOB RICHARDSON. Wilmington, February 22, 1868— tu $« NOTICE. A MEETING of tha Stockholders of the Mid dletown HaH Company will be beM in the Lecture Room of the Presbyterian Church, on Morulay Jturch 1st*, at 3 o'dock, ». a. to elect Seven Director*, at which time « payment of $1 per share will he due and required. By order of Commissioners, J. THOMAS BUDD. Fee. If, trn Secrc tarv. » ■ » .!« ■■ . m i I T J 03»tIT.ATl GOODS AT POPULAR PRICES. H AVING completed our arrangements for the following year, we are bow prepared to offer great advantage* to our friends and the public in general in die assortment and prices of our usual large line ot well selected Goods, con sisting in part un follow* ; NEW YORK MILLS, WAM3UTTA. WILLIAMS VILLE A AM03KRAO VINE I1LEACUED UlIRTl.m Utica 5-4 and 10—4 Bleached Sheetings. Atlas* tic A, New Market R R. Pacific and Salmon Falla Heavy Brown Shirtings. PocoMMt 40 inch, and Indian Head 0-4 Brown Wheeling*. Muriinac, Coclicco, .American, Sprague, Ori ental, Richmond and Concttoga Print*; beside* a full assortment of thu best make* American Printed Delaine*. A few piece* of tbo*e EXTRA HEAVY KEKSE YsS at the old price. An unusually large and attractive stock of DRESS GOODS, Alpacas, Cloth*, Caasimeres, Hosiery, Linen*, White Good*, BliuwU, Flannels, Notions, Balmo ral .Skirtf«, Gents' Furnishing Good*, Ac. Ac. BOOTS AND SHOES. Gentlemen'* Calf Boot* and Over Shoes, Men'* and Boys' Extra Heavy Leather Boots and Bro gans, Ladies, Misse* and Children's Balmoral* and Over Shoes. A Fall Assortment of Groceries, Provisions, Hardware, Queen«ware, Woodcnware, Stoneware. Earthenware, Klint«, Oils, Varnishes, Window Glass, Paint Brushes, Ac. All of which wc offer at the very lowest market rates, and cordially invito all to .call and examine for them selves before purchasing elsewhere, as it is no trouble whatever to show our goods. The credit system having been recently reduced among the Wholesale Merchants and Jobbers of the cities almost to a cash basis, our terms here after will be «IX MONTHS CREDIT, OS FIV* PER CSNT OFF FOR CASH Oil all NUtlM OVt r $1. JOHN A. REYNOLDS A .SONS, Febrary 8 Middletown. CHEAP DRY GOODS. -A-ndrew 1£. Crow & Co. YT70ULD respectfully inform the citizens of ▼ ▼ Middletown and surrounding country they have commeocod the Dry Goods Business at 29T Market St. Wllmluglon, Del. where they intend to keep a large and well selected stock of FOREIGN A DOMESTIC DRY GOODS, such as Merinoee, Poplins, Alpacas & Coburgs, BOTU BLACK AND COLORED. that Wc would coll special attention to our stock of Table and Shirting Linens, BLEACHED AND UNBLEACHED MUSLINS, CALICOES AND DOMESTICS. A FULL LINE OF CLOTHS AND CASSIMERES, J>*- FOR MEN AND BOYS' WEAR.-*! Picas* call and examine our stock and prices before purchasing. QUICK SALES & SMALL PROFITS. DO NOT FORGET THE NUMBER, Mt MARKET STREET, WtlmtoftM, Ifel. ANDREW E. CROW k CO. January 25—ly BENJAMIN F. MAY, COMMISSION MERCHANT, No. 79 South S'rsst, opposite (As Com Exchange, BALTIMORE, MD. f T 1 HB subscriber, having been at the head of the ■L State Grain Office, in the city of Baltimore, for the last five years, thereby having acquired considerable experience in the Grain Trade, and now engaged in a General Commission Business, would respectfully solicit a share of patronage from Agriculturists and Forwarders of Grain and Produce to the city. Such consignments will at all time* be attended to with promptness and accuracy, and returns of the highest prices made. AUTHORIZED REFERENCES: Kx-Govcrnor Bradford, of Maryland, Col. E ; H. Webster, Collector of Baltimore. Gen. Edward Shriver, Postmaster, of Baltimore. Hon. John M. Frazier, Baltimore. Mon. Hiram McCullough, M. C., of Cecil county. Hon. Alexander Evan*, of " " lion. George Vicckera, of Kent " Col. Edwin Wilkins, of " u Col. James Wallace, of Dorchester 41 Dr. Francis P. Phelps, of " " Col. Wm. II. Purnell, of Worcester 44 Hon. Alfred Spates, of Allegany 44 John V. L. Eindlay, Esq., of W ashington 44 Messrs. Clabaugb & Harris, of Carroll 44 Hon. G. Fred. Maddox, of St. Mary's 44 Hon. Richard Mackall, of Calvert 44 H* Vandcrford, Esq., Middletown, Delaware. January 4, 1868—6m JOB PRINTING. T Having received a large supply of new and beautiful type, we are prepared to do Job Work of every description, from the finest and most delicate card, to the largest and most showy poster. OBDER# FOR CARDS, CIRCULARS, BLANKS, DEEDS, MORTGAGES, FUNERAL NOTICES, PROGRAMMES, BALL TICKETS, BANK CHECKS, PROMISSORY NOTES, BILL-HEADS, ENVELOPES, PAMPHLETS, HANDBILLS, POSTERS, HORSE BILLS, Ac. Ac. will be promptly attended to, at moderate rate*. ß*~ Printing done in Gold, Bbohii, and all kinds of Fitrcv Colors. HAND VOUE onnils TO The Transcript Office, MIDDLETOWN, DEL. Jan 25—tf LIVERY STABLE. H orses and carriages for bin at tb« Stables of L. R. Davit' Middletown Hotel. The horses are safe, and carefal driven will be provided when desired. Terra* moderate. Ap THOR. MURK AY, At the Stable*. j. . 4. BOOKS, STATIONERY, can VARIETY STORE. to of S CHOOL BOOKS and Miscellaneous Works, Bibles, Prayer Books and Hymn Books, BLANK BOOKS, in various styles of binding. Tuck, Memorandum and Paaa llooka. Htatlwmery of *11 Itladfi. Photograph Albums, Work Box«, Fancy -* «•, Writing Deaka, Ladies' Satchel«, Pocket Book«, Port Folio«, Punaa, Portaioaaim, 8agnr Caxea, Picture Frames, Tassels and Cords, Look ing tilaaaea. Back Gammon Boards, CIIE33 A CHECKER MEN, GAMES OF ALL KINDS. Rubber Pencil* and Penholders, Writing Fluid Ink Stand«, Pocket Cutlery, Rogers' Scissors, Sleeve Buttons, Studs, Breast Pins, Finger Rings Spectacles, Violin Strings, Combs, Brushes, Nail and Tooth Brashes, Gam Bands, Watch Keys, Key Rings, and Puff Boxes. A Fli at«fC«lf*tt * C#'$. Imp, PH A LON'fci NIGHT-BLOOMING CEREUS, Wright's and Taylor's Superior Extracts, Pomades, Hair Oils, and Denial Soap, of the first quality. GENT'S FURNISHING GOODS. Neck Ties of various stylss, Bismarck Collars, Glovss, Hose, Handkerchief^, Cuff*, Wristlets, Ac. Ac. Segura, Tobacco Pipes, Meerschaum*, and To bacco Pouches. Lamps, Lamp Chimneys, Wicks and Coal Oil. DEALER IN NEWSPAPERS— Now Y ork Ledger, Harper's Weekly, Bazaar and Maga Frank Leslie, Chimney Corner, Weekly, Boys and Girls Widely, Gleason's Literary Companion. Godey's, Peterson'*, Atlantic, Arthur's, Galaxy and Mm'e.Demorest's Magasines. Urge variety of Fancy Article«. Call and examine, at sin«. D. L. DUNNING'S, Corner of Main and 8cott streets, Middletown, Del. Jan 4.—3mo. Co-Partnership Notice. I HAVE this day taken my son, T. W. Bucks, with me in the Iron Foundry and Machine Businoas, under the firm and title of WILLIAM L. BUCKE A SON. Middletown, January 1, 1868. We intend carrying on the business and giving to it the whole attention of experienced and prac tical men. Castings of all kinds, large and small, made to order at short notice. We keep on hand, and are manufactur Plow Castings of every variety, which we sell, wholesale and retail, so LOW for Hu CASH as to make it an object for dealers and farmers 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, Steam En gines, und Mill Work genenerallv. Wil. L. BUCKE A SON, Founders and Machinists. T. w. SUCKS. » WH. L. BUCK«. January 4, 1868—tf TO THE READERS or The Middletown Transcript. WELL KXOWN wit once said : Clothe« do not make the man, but they do very much to make him look respectable after he is jhade. Men are always apt to judge other* by their ex ternal appearance, and juatly so, for neatness of person is just a* much the characteristic of a gen tleman as a high sense of honor or unquestionable veracity; in this view, therefore, it behooves every man not only to procure good clothing but have it mod* in the most elegant and fashionable shape, and wo know of no establishment in town which bettor insures these desirable qualities than A to WILDES' STAB CLOTHING HALL, Main Strset, Middletown, Del. N. B.—Cloths, Cassimeres and Vestings kept constantly on hand and made to order. January 25—m GOLD MEDAL PIANOS AND PARLOR ORGANS. STIEF'S PIANOS,—THE BEST NOW MADE. pOLD VT tured ho« been awarded for the year 1867, to CHARLES M. STIEFF, examined and pronoun ced by the beet Profeesora in Baltimore to be the BEST PIANOS, and were in competition with Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York Piano«. Sticff 's Pianos contain improvements that are not to be in other instruments, and are all made at his extensive Factory and out of the best sea soned material, and warranted for five years. Call and examine for yourselves. They are sold at lower prices than any other house. HAND PIANOS from $50 to $300. Also, PARLOR ORGANS for sale cheap at STIEFF'S, No. 7 North Liberty Street, Janaary 4, 1868. Baltimore. MEDAL for the beat Pianos manafac SECOND FRANCIS TARONI R ESPECTFULLY informs his frleni* nnd the public generally, that he ho* recently located he north-east corner, of Broad and Lake street#, Middletown, and ia prepared to do all kinda of on t Hmm Md sum Painting. Graining, China Gloesing, Calcemining, Paper Hanging, *c. All work done with neatness and despatch, lie invites tlic public to give him a call, a# he flattere himself that he will be able give satisfac tion to all who favor him with their custom. All orders will be thankfully received and promptly attended to. January 11—6m Wanted. A COMPETENT PERSON to cultivate, shares, a Farm of 212 acres, in Northumber £5 d u c î. u "^ r » Tb * r ® *• * two-story Brick House in good repair, new Born, Corn Houses, Ice Home, Ac. on the premise«, all of which the tenant can u#e. It is within one mile of a Steamboat Landing, three miles from Heaths ville, the county town, and is perfectly healthv Nearly all the land is cleared and well fenced. It is suitable for raimnu grain, and has always brought good crop#. Some capital wiU be re quired to stock and work the farm. Apply to Dr. D. R. HAONER, Washington, D. C E. fl. JONES. Cecilton, *d. Or Feh 1—8w AUCTIONEERING. T 'HE undersigned, having taken oat a llsinee. offen his services to the citiseoe of New Oeatle and the adjoining counties ae Auctioneer. All ordere will receive prompt references gives. Address attention. Beat WM. J. LANK, Townseud, Delaware. Feb 15—7m* E. REYNOLDS, Notary Public and Conveyacoor, MIDDLETOWN, DEL. rvEEDS, Mortgagee, Bonds, Leases, Ac. J-*' fully and promptly pre p a red . Feb 1—tf TUST received a new lot of Mackerel, Shod and Herring, to he ?r*Id low. Feb yAUDATN t BRA NEW GOODS, NEW PRICES, NEW STYLES. JLTAVTOU juat returned from Philadelphia With ll a stock of goods of grein Variety of stylai bring selected with a* eye stogie gCMsrifcf. Muslins being entirelyNtrw, we can offer great bargains in NEW YORK MILLS, WAM ASUTTA >sd all leading makes of Bleachtd Good*. Al*o, standard Brwwu Muslin*, IM aud lG-4 Sheeting«. and qualitiaa, to the lash, a Our atock of nf'We are offering our FALL end WINTER GOODS at Gasans REDUCED PRICES such a* Balmoral Skirts, Ladles* t ests, Cleats* Balt Starts. A LARGE STOCK OF Boots & Shoes, Selling Low, all being purc h as ed from manufacturers. r* ALL WE ASK IS TRIAL, AND SHOW GOODS WITH GREAT PLEASURE.-«* !V AUD AIK A BRO. Middletown. Jan 25—ly LUMBER. LUMBER. HE subscribers offer to the citisens of MkffiW X town and surrounding country their thank« the very liberal patronage they nave received, embrace this medium in announcing to all builders and contractors and those in waat of Lomber, that they are prepared to supply then* on the most liberal term*. We have reduced our price, as the market has demanded, and we think that they will compare with the city prices. Our stock is very large, embracing a full assortment for of SPRUCE, HEMLOCK, AND OAK FRAMING STUFF. ▲LL SIZES. WHITE PINE BOARDS, HEMLOCK " OAK PLANK, WHITE PINK DO. WHITE PINE SIDING. YELLOW PINE FLOORING, HEMLOCK PLASTERING LATHES. SPRUCE AND CYPRESS SHINGLES. PLAIN AND FANCY PICKETING. SASH. DOORS'AND BLINDS. Building Hardware, XarNAlLS AND SPECIALITIES BRICKS, CALCINE PLASTER, LIME A HAIR. HEWER' PHOIPIUTE. PAINTS, OIL, TURPENTINE, VARNISH, DRY JAPAN, GLASS. J. B. FKNIMORE A CO., On the Railroad, above the National Hotel. January 25—tf 200 Tons Lehigh Coal, FOR ISLE ET K. T. EVANS. 100 Tons Locust Mountain Goal FOR SALE BT » E. T. EVANS. 100 Tons Shamokin Coal, E. T. EVANS. 200 Bushel« Prime Clover Seed, K. T. IVAMU 50 Bus Prime Timothy Seed, FOR BALE ET BALE BY E. T. EVANS. 1000 Bur Wilmington Ground Plaator, FOR SALE BY E. T. EVANS. Jan ?5*tf DB. JULIEN J. VANDEBF0BD, ylTRntR College •€ DENTAL SURGERY, H AVING located in Middletown, Del. Aj g ^g re«pectfully announces to the public^BBT that he is prepared to perform all operation* per taining to the practice of DENTISTRY. ARTIFICIAL TEETH Mounted on Dental Vul canite, a material superior to metal* in its adapt ability and durability. Persons having badly »djuated gold plate« .ve them exchanged for the Vulcanite. Great care will be given to Children 1 « Tenth : irregularities corrected, and deciduous teeth M*~ •erved until the permanent ones make fir appearance. jar*A superior Dentifrice cons Office seven doors coat of the January 4, 1868—ly pr ODESSA NURSERIES. are now offering for sale, for Spciar Planting, 1868, No. 1 Planta of the W E BLACKBERRY, RASPBERRY. STRAWBERRY. GOOSEBERRY, CURRANT tad GRAPE VINES, by the dosea, hundred, or thousand, alt of »Weh will he warranted genuine nnd true lo and&iÄÄÄ A,PWmr " POLK A HT ATT, Odeeea. Bet, Jnnanr y 25—3m TO FARMERS. 300,000 o 0 Â 0 Âfffî ANDREN BVShA to -A BECK, Middletown, Del. 1—tf OYSTER*! OYSTER*! A LL lorere of good Oyster* Johneon'e Oyrier Bonne, Catherine street, EMdletowa. Families and parties supplied $2.0« per gallon. Pon't forget the place, G. JOHNSON'S OYSTER HOUSE, Ciihcriuc 'O'c-t. Middletc should (slate »n . Jin 4.— y .