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ertie the eans Mye mat no ■IDDLEreWS, DEL. SATURDAY MOKNIîtà , MAY 33,. 1868. The vote was taken en tht eleventh , on Saturday ladt, and resulted to follows: Guilty. —Messrs. Anthony, Cameron, Cattell, Chandler, Code, Conklins, Con ■Sii C »s h « t>, . Cra gm, Drake, Edmonds, A Frelinahuvsen, Harlan, Howard, Morgan, MocrU of Maine, Morrill of Vermont, ar ^Jlorton, Nye, Patterson of N. H. P Sherman, Sprague, Stewart, Sumner, Byer, Tipton, Wade, Willey, Williams, , Ferry, Howe, Ramsey, and Yates IVbt Gvütu —Messrs. Bayard, Bucka- ring * "lew, Davis, Dixon, Doolittle, Fessenden, * Fbwler, Grimes. Henderson, Hendricks, Johnson, MeCreery, Norton, Patterson of Tennessee, Ross, Saulshnry, Trumbull, \Yan Winkle, Vickers—19 Thirty-six votes being necessary to 2F.TU.O Harriet, the President was declared not - guilty. ing has The result was immediately telegraphed throughout the oountry, and flashed ,7... through the depths of the ocean over the ^.Atlantic cable to Europe. We received a dispatch between one and two o'clock. »- J The seven Republican Senators voting for , the President's acquittal, were—Messrs. „. Messenden, Fowler, Grimes, Henderson, Truinlgjll, and Van Winkle. The v. <3«urt then adjourned until the 26th inst. without voting on any other article. - ,,i , • The 11th article was added by Thaddeus ,b Btsetens. after the other articles had been fmputoâ, and was supposed to be the most likely to Bring about the conviction of the President. Hcnoe the vote was taken on rt w .f it first, and the President acquitted, to thé great disgust and chagrin of the im * peachera, whose fury is almost without bounds. Those seven Senators have been .-readout of the Republican party by the .Mew York Tribune, and some of them accused of having been bribed. The board managers are resolved into a board of inquisitors, by the authority of the House, , - with power to send for persons and papers, to investigate the eharges whieh have been trftfisped up against these Senators. But Jtj np(bing will come of it, because the char . > .#toare false. What will be the final ac th* of the Court of Impeachment upon I; the remaining ten articles is still involved ' ' In 'uncertainty. Some hold the opinion -u^lkat impeachment is at an end—others, ,: that oouvictiou may ensno upon some one off the remaining articles. The matter will probably be finally disposed of, when it «MME up again, on Tuesday next. . "t->* O., è The friends of the President are not free ■* fro m apprehension that some stroke of pol "* tdf'Or change of tactics, may yet favor 44 , 1 ^« designs of the managers. Tbe expul :r - mm. ef Senator Beat is one of the expedi talked of, if the inquisition can find • foe shadow of a plea to base* charge upon. ' '* But his expulsion would not secure a two »hird* majority. It would require preoise r, ly*he «ff 5* as 54. The expulsion of one Sena tor will do them no good ; they will have to expel more than one, or the play of the neie of expulsion will profit them Ettle. Another expedient in contemplation, is the admission of the Senators from -Y number to oonvict in a Senate some ... «ff the Southern States, and permitting them to veto on the remaining ten artioles; os if that scheme be impracticable to intro duee a new article, and try him and eon vict him on that. Such a course of ae tion on tbe part of the impeaehers ought to awaken the people from their lethargy, from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and from, the St. Lawrence to the Rio Grand, to ut ter their indignant remonstrances, and to . sand in their protests against it. The in -r. iqnsty of such a proceeding would proba bfy swell the negative in the Court of Im *j$ i pesehment, and again defeat conviction. Kvc.pUom or th» Newa I« ESmrope. The news was recived by Cable on Satnr day night in London and Paris, aad produc ed a profound sensation. In the former city Marfy all the morning journals, on Mon day. had articles on the subject. Th« fol » v lowing is an epitome of their views : ' The Timet says the eleventh article was almost too vague for a substantial charge, , hut ths vote upon it corrects the fear of bios, and shows that the n judged on its merits alone. Mtrning Telegraph has the follow •fsl "Dignity and deoornm have marked Ifce whole trial, and the non-removal of ' Johnson is a most fitting elo«e ; and sven • ■»«* »1'ra Radicals will be compelled .- to admit this at no distant day." *• ■ - Tl »« Standard says the Radical plot has • ■ f-been beaten, and the country has beds , Atted the shame of dopoeing its Chief Mag di-fojoste for refusing to obey an illegal act CdOOgïVHH . The Morning Post considers the th« eleventh article of impeachment ««malumye, and says : " The resalt of this tosal demonstrates the folly of the Radi 1 ** * certainty at success is the only . * * 'excuse for their taking such a step as im peachment. After all, if the right is vin dioated, the result is due to aoeident." The Daily News takes widely different ground in comments, and thinks the vote not conclusive of the whole ; " ' Ol tlm Parisian journals the Tempt V t ffDM«rilM) say. Johnson haa been saved v ia 'c^r legal form« only. He ku been dcpo$* ' ■ > 'off ■ the minds of the oowntry. The Journal des Débat» (Orleans) says : Whilst • t JshatKH» > swquittod , th« vote is Each as to O', rttmav ease The vote \ n render him powerless hereafter. La Lib ertie (Radical opposition) says simply the verdict shows that liberty is the guarantee of justice. The Constitutional ist (semi-official Im perialist) regards the vote as fatal to the (opposed to impeachment the beginning) blames the Republi- f eans for attempting to remove the Kxocu Mye <m grounds »».trivial, aud say» that • mat political party could not more alum tâ?ti£s (Austpo^Sitholio) venture. no decided opinion, bat confines itself to , admiration of the republican institutions which permit the Chief Magistrate of forty WP 1 ? *° «».b^bt to trial without bloodshed or national disquiet. ^ that best The The' New York Times, (Rep.) in rofer ring to the late vote of the Senate upon the impeachment, sayB that the general feel Tb« Feellag «T RaCeeting Men. ing of reflecting men is, that the country has had a narrow escape from an impending danger. It adds : " When the heat of party passion has passed away, sober and reflecting men will wonder how they conld have been betrayed into such a violation of common sense and common deoency. The Senators who will have to justify themselves, to their own consciences and at the bar of puhlc opinion, will be those who voted for conviction on this charge—not those who voted against it. And every man who has any appreciation of what it is that consti tutes the honor and security of the nation, will rejoice that the country was saved the scandal and reproach of deposing a Presi dent under so shallow and barefaced a pre text as this. We have escaped this black and lasting stain on our national reputation: and it is one of the narrowest escapes any nation has ever made from one of the greatest dangers which any nation has ever enoountered," *• OrriciAL History or the late Civil War," st Hon Alex. H. Siethens. —We publish, in this morning's issue, the an nouncement of Stephens' History of the late Civil War, "its causes, character, con duct, and results, a book for all sections and all parties." No gentleman's library ought to be without it. The name of Mr. Stephens is a sufficient warranty of its ability and fidelity. It will take the place of all other histories which have been is sued from the press, too many of which are littte bettor than mere catch-penny trash, thrown upon the market only to sell. Mr. John A. Looby, 637 Pine Street, Philadelphia, is agent for the woik, and proposes to wait upon our citizens after Tuesday next, for the purpose of canvass ing for the work. into was The was of . The National Industrial Advocate, is the title of a new and handsomo hebdoma dal just issued at Washington City, in the interests of th« working classes, by H. R. Austin, Esq. st $2.50 per annum. The Advocate's ample pages are well stored with appropriate matter, and its editor seems to wield a well-practiced pen. It Will doubtless meet a liberal encourage ment at the haads of the industrial classes of the oountry, who need an able oentral ing of bot in I organ to wateh ever their interests. JaeobYowm, Esq. President of the Na tional Bank at Port Deposit, has purchas ed all the shares of the National Bank of Blkton, subject to the approval of the Comptroller of the Currency, and that in stitution will he speedily reorganized and placed upon a proper footing, with Mr. Tome as President.. His enlarged finan cial experience and ample resources will enable him to make of it such an institu tion as is required by the business inte rests of that community. A Chance for Capitalists. —The fine estate of the late Gov. Veaxey, situated in Sassafras Neck, Cecil county, Md. will be sold at public sale, in Elkton on the 4th of June, by James Black Groomc, Esq. This is a desirable property, and located in the finest district in Ceeil county. The Delaware Gazette, of yesterday, says " An intelligent Republican office holder told ns on Tuesday that New Castle county would he carried by five hundred majority against the negro suffrage plat form." of to We leant that a prominent and influen tial Republican of 8t. George's Hundred, recently publicly denounced it in this town. His example will be followed by others. Travel from Wilmington to Philadel phia is cheap now—by rail, 40 cents the round trip, single tickets 25 cents. By steamer, single tickets 10 cents, excursion tickets 15 cents. Tho shop-keepers in Wilmington, have to soil low, now, to keep trade at konw. They have the advantage ef Philadelphia in rents, if nothing more. Georg* Nebeker publicly retract« the ehMge of forgery. made against Sheriff Wm. Herbert, some time since, and presses bis regret for tho same. ex The Am Lies Railroad Scheme.— The Roads and Canals Committee of the House are in reoeipt of memorials, Ac. from New York sod Massachusetts, urging the passage of House bill 621 to authorise the oenstnotion of an "air line" road between New York and Washington. The com mittee, it will be remembered, have already reported in favor of such a measure, and it n>Uy ere long pass the House. The better opinion, however, is that H has no ohance in the Senate, as erne of the leading commit tee» rf that body reported adversely on a --ilar «teneur* last Congres*. lOCAL A FF AIKS. Tin PiAcn Caor.—Such contradictory statements have been made public iu ref erence to the next peach crop, that the public are likely to be misled iu reference to the yield. The crop has been greatly a,n '* c<1 reccnt fro9ts ' In thia nei « h ' borhood it will not be one-f ö urth of an average crop. Here and there an orchard, favorably situated, will bear well; bat in '?*** ° f * T * hed eIoe P t » few <>" the topmost bonghs. I» 8aBsafras Neok, we have been assured by two intelligent gentlemen from different of A>t vemat . glowiag region, f. . . / , ° " »_ » there will not be two hundred baskets. Mr. of near ty, ing A gentleman from Bridgevillo informs us that the crop is much damaged there. In Kent county Md. the News says :— We learn from reliable sources that recent frosts have seriously injured the peach crop in thiB county. Many orchards that prom ised a fine yield have been so badly dam aged that but few buds are left upon the trees .—Kent News. In Qncen Annes county, the Observer says:—We learn from large peach growers that the cold wet weather of the past week has very materially injured the peach orop. The buds have beoome withered and many of them dead. In Kent county, Del. the Delawarean says :—Our information about the peach crop in this vicinity now is that it will be a failure, the continued wet weather and late frosts hare caused the trees to shed the fruit. In Somerset county, Md. the Herald says :—There will not be moro than half a crop of peaches, owing to tho late frosts of last month. The Town Hall. —We learn the Di rectors of the Town Hall, through the various Committees are making active preparations for pushing the work forward. The contract for Brick has been awarded to Messrs. Lewis & Son, of Wilmington, Del. Other contracts for material Will be awarded at an early day. Mr. David Maxwell, has been appointed Superinten dent of the work. The plans submitted by Mr. Samuel Sloan, of Philadelphia, have been approved by tho Board and they will soon have a most beautiful, oommo dious and attractive Hall, something long needed, and an edifice which we doubt not will reflect great credit upon the Stock holders and all connected with it« build ing. Naerow Escape from Fire.— One of the ladies in tbe family of Mr. J. B. Fcn imore, of this town, having occasion to go into the closet in the seoond story with a lighted candle, on Wednesday morning, accidentally set fire to some clothing which was hanging up in the closet at the time. The clothing was consumed, hut the fire was extinguished by the active exertions of the inmates, assisted by one or two neighbors, without communicating to the building. Owiog to the prevalence of wet weather maay formers have not yet finished plan ting eorn. Some have not finished break ing their ground. A letter to the editor of this paper from the lower part of Tal bot county, Md. dated the 10th of May, •ays:—" Farmers are very much behind in planting eorn; some have planted, but I suppose half of the oorn ground in our neighborhood ( Royal Oak ) is not yet broken. The wheat prospect is tolerably good." An Immense Business. —The Gazette learns that the firm with whieh Major Benj. T. Biggs is connected do the most extensive nursery business in the United States. They have four extensive nur series and have sold nearly ono million peach trees alone this year. They have one nursery in Now Jersey, two in Mary land, and one in Delaware. Tho Major owns about 1400 acres in Delaware and Maryland. Strawreert Festival. —The ladies of the Methodist Episcopal Church, of this town, contemplate holding a Strawberry Festival, for the benefit of the Chnrch, in the fine large Show Room of the Messrs. Cox, of which due notiee will be given. The ladies are looking forward to tlte oc casion as one which will afford them not only much social enjoyment, but their Churoh abundant pecuniary aid. in The enterprising firm of Messrs, J. B. Fcniiuore & Co. are erecting a Steam Saw and Planing Mill, corner of Scott and Lake Streets. They havo reooived their Engine and Boiler, and have erected their Mill building. They expect also to add (o it a Sash and Door footory, and will soon bo prepared to execute orders for all work in th«ir tine. At a meeting of the board of Directors of the Kent County Hail Road, held at Chestertovm, on Monday last, Thomas W. Eliason, Esq. of Chcstcrtown, was elected Président. The board will meet again on Monday «ext, and the meeting will he an important one in view of expected action in reference to the upper terminus. it a The cold, rainy, backward season, is the subject of general remark. Rain, snow md hail commingled, descended upon one night I*ft week. This week has been wet and cold, firs* and overooats being indispensable. us As Ethiopian Changing his Skin.— Mr. John Pratt, wbo resides on the farm of Mr. Samnel M. Reynolds, of this town, near Blackiston's Cross Roads, Kent coun ty, Md. has a negro man in his employ, whose skin, from hiB neek to his waist is turning white. The process has been go ing on about three years. He is said to present n very strange appearance. Droves of Cattle still continue to pass upwtrd to be fattened upon the fine g ra sing grounds of the Delaware Marshes. The wheat and grass crops are looking well in this region. NftttoMl Gonventlon The RepnMl Assembled at Chicago on Wednesday last, with Carl Schurx as temporary chair man. In the evening the oommittec on organisation reported General Joseph R. Hawley, as permanent president. A com mittee was appointed to which all resolu tions were to be reforrod. The Creswoll wing of the contesting Maryland delega tions, was regularly admitted, while the Bond party ware allowed scats on the floor, withonb-ihe privilege of voting. The Baltimore Sun, of yesterday, thus glances at the platform and proceedings : —Gen. Grant was nominated by acclama tion on Thursday. Tho doubtful oontest for the nomination of Vioe President re sulted in the nomination of lion. Schuyler Colfax, of Indiana, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Thus the west, and two adjoining States of the west, carry off the lion's share of the official honors. The whic judged by than its candidates, is a string of generalities, being like many political platforms, a oareful avoidance of any dis tinot enunciation of fundamental princi ples, not an announcement of what is right, or what those who frame it ought to say, but a work formed by those who look around and ask what is politic, and what strings to pull and what to let alone, which, under other circumstances they would pull most vigorously. In regard to suffrage, Congress is to guarantee it to all the loyal people of the reconstructed States, whilst the suffrago in the North seems to be left to the people The popular vote on that subject in the Northern States was sufficient to show the Convention what to let alone in that directioh. If Ohio and Michigan had voted differently, the Con vention would probably have made a plat form to suit that vote. Therefore, what honesty of principle is there in tbo platform on that point? But the roconstruoted States have no rights, nor power, if they had, of enforcing them, they are handed over to the political supremacy of a dass which the North as to have a voice in its government.— Upon the vital questions of currency and taxation there is no square facing of the issues of the day, hut vague de clarations and -ambiguities, intended to befog and delude. There is a grand flour ish about paying off the national debt in— good faith, which may be made to mean greenbacks or gold, according os the letter and spirit of the oontraot may be con strued. Andrew is soemssd of platform adopted by the Convention, h is what the party is more to bo of the several States there. will not permit so much ganee, an assertion which can only be made by men who think the America« people are simpletons, and do not know that the Ex ecutive is lying helpless at the foot of Con gress, and incapable in any ease of the crime charged upon him, as Congress has to make all the appropriations, and the President cannot spend a dollar that they do not authorise. Do they suppose the country does not know this, or has forgot ten who is responiible for the freediuan's bureau and other heavy military outlays in the South, which the President has in vain ent'eivored to remove? It is probable that the people of the United States have intel ligence enough to see through these show man's tricks, and will not Barnnmized as is anticipated elaring that Andrew Johnson was justly impeached for high erimes and misdemean ors, the platform avoids any condemnation of the non-impeachincnt Senators. Thus the party has let itself down easy on this subject, after all its grand furore over im E cachmeut, and the spending of probably alf a million in the trial besides the waste of precious time demanded by measure« vital to tbe great practioal interests of the coun as readily Whilst de try An Unlucey Divorce. —James M. Grant, of Bridgeport, rcceutly obtained a divorce from his wifo Julia, and the fact was announced in tho Bridgeport Farmer. The next day Mrs. Grant informed tho pub lio through the columns of the same that the notice was the first she had of the matter. Last week Mrs. Grant re ceived information from England that a de ceased relative had left her between $80, 000 and $00,000 and Mr.Grant is said to be somewnqj. disgusted at the turn which affairs have token, and is fruitlessly lament ing that divorce. Mrs. Grant will be rec ollected by our citizens as a resident of Hartford for a considerable period, and as especially distinguished for her equestrian ship, she having bccu awarded premiums at several State fairs. paper heard Curious Incident. —In the Fourth Dis trict of this county two cows, ono a buffa lo, the property both of Mr. Anderson, be came engaged in a fight, when the buffalo's head the o days befors it was discovered. They were thus formed together for eight days and were only released by one of the horns of the oow being sawed off. They were so much reduced that they could hardly stand. Annapolis Democrat. got wedged in between the horns of thereow, and remained as several The following fling at a country editor, is well offset by what follows,:—A country editor thinks Columbus much credit for discovering America, as it is so large he could not well havo missed it. A metropolitan editor gravely and tri umphantly announced the other day, that " the people" of this country had been numbored, and that they were " In the majority !" is not entitled to Political Items. The Philadelphia Fret», Forney's paper, thus insolently undertakes to repudiate and rood out of the party the seven Republican Senators who had the manliness to vote for the acquittal of the President : Johnson's new Recruits. —With shame and mortification we detail the names of those Senators whose sodden and unexpect ed defection surrendered die Government for the coming year into the hands of i man whom tho country has over and over again repudiated and condemned. Having left the army of tbe Union and to Mr. Andrew Johnson's train give them a place by themselves. Doubt less, after a week or two of thorough dril ling, they will bo able to manoeuvre ored itably with the veteran Democrats, falling in on the left: Fessenden, Fowler, Grimes, Honderson, Ross, Trumbull, Van Winkle. Thb Eleventh Article. —The Radicals regarded the eleventh article of impeach ment as the strongest of the whole number. This article was drawn by Mr, Thoddcus Stevens, after the othere were adopted by the House. Mr. Stevens said this ono "was worth all the others put together." We give below his remarks on presenting it to the House : "This charge is not here contained in the articles reported by the committee, and unless it is inserted there can be no trial on it. If thero be shrewd lawyers, as I know there will, and caviling judges, and if without that article they do not acquit him, they are greener than ever I was when I commenced practioe at the Quarter Sessions. If that article be in serted, it will show both the removal and the attempt to defeat the reinstatement, and although the Senate should decide the other charge in his favor, how could he escape from this one ?" Forney's Press places the following journals on the " black list," because they did not denounce the Republican Senators who voted for acquittal : New York Even ing Pott, Chicago Tribune, Cincinnatti Commercial, Providence Journal, Spring field Republican, Bridgeport Standard, Buffalo Advertiser, Buffalo Express, and Hartford Courant. This list, it will he seen, embraces some of tho ablest and most influential journals in the country. Harper's Weekly, a Radical paper, ex coriates the New York Tribune for its course on impcaohment. The New York Nation, a Grant journal, defends the conrso of tho Republican Senators who voted for acquittal. Ex-President Pierce has written a letter to say that he will sustain Mr. Pendleton, Mr. Seymour, Mr. HendriokB, Mr. Doo little, General Hancock, or any other man whom the Democratic Convention may nominate for the Presidency. He desires a united democracy and a vigorous efforts to "arrest the surge of constitution-defying radicalism. be A no over •nd, we With this spirit among the democrats generally the party must again become formidable in tha-politieal struggles of the oountry. The ex-President will probably be considered as sound a man on the subject of the party's principles and policy as any other in the country. What Impeachment has Cost.— The east of the impeachment trial of the President of the United States is estimated at four hundred thousand dollars. The probabil ity IS it will exceed five hundred thousand. Some witnesses cost five thousand dollars each. It is reported that the bill for prin ting the tickets of admission amounts to six thousand dollars, people taxed, In this single instance, to gratify the malioe of Thad. Stevens & Co. —Albany Argus. Democratic Nominees.— In connection with the nomination for Representative to Congress by the Democrats, the Delaware Gazette names the following gentlemen : Hon. John A. Nicholson, Major B. T. Biggs, Charles B. Lore, Esq. Copt. J. M. Barr, John Paynter, Esq. Dr. SwlthaU Chandler, and James M. Johns, Esq. The namcB of Messrs. Lore and Biggs, it is quite oertain will be before the conven tion. Thus mach are the Lot Cloud, Chairman of tho New Cas tle County Executive Committee notifies the Democratic voters of the respective Hundreds, to meet and select, on or before Saturday, the sixth of June next, five del egates to represent c'ach Hundred respec tively in the County Convention for nom inating candidates for State Legislature Levy Court, Said Convention to meet under the call of the County Execu tive Committee. and The New York Legislature has passed a resolution declaring that the United States Bonds, the payment of which is not pledged in coin, ought to be paid In green backs. Strange to say, the resolution was introduced by a republican. The Day Book says "it was tho first sound of the slogan," and "we shall hear more of it by and by." The Democratic Convention of Balti more city met on Friday night, the I5th instant, and appointed delegates to the State Convention, which meets on the 3d of June. The resolution offered to instruct the delegates in favor of George H. Pen dleton for tbo Presidency was laid on the table. The negroes of Baltimore havo held a convention and resolved not to commit themselves to either faotion in the Radicai a to of as party of the State. They say they bold the balance of power, and can dictate their own terms to either. of so On Saturday afternoon last a crowd of people compelled the New York Tribune to take down a list of the names of the Senators .who voted against impeaohment, headed "traitors." 1 Tho Maryland Democrats will hold a State Convention in Baltimore on tbe 3d of June, to elect delegates to th« National Convention. Tho Democrats oarried WiUtiamsport, Pa. on Wednesday last. Logan was elected Mayor, over Herdle, Republican, by three hundred majority—a gain of 279, The Boston Post nominates Charles Francis Adams for Vioe-Preaideat on tbe democratic ticket. The Maryland six per cent loan of $500, 000, oalled the " defence loan,''was all ta ken Wt par. William of it it. tri the to ConneUy, Of Hillsborough while in a " Cheap John" aufjjon room * Ibtitimor«, »eee*tly, had his poehpt picked Items o t News. The cable to he laid from the southern point of Florida to Cuba has been comple ted by the English manufacturer, and will be laid this Bummer. It is proposed to place the Dry Torturas and Fort Taylor in telegraphic communication with the main land, which Bcheme will no doubt be car ried put. It is further proposed to lay a on oatJe frum the Isthmus of Panama to Cuba, thos establishing another link with Eurfpe. This project likewise moots with much fa vor among those who have the will aud the means to carry it out. Struck by Lightning. —The barn of Mr. A. P. Sharp, at Rock Hall, in this county, was struck by lightning during the severe thunder-storm which prevailed on Thursday of last week. But little dam age was done, however, notwithstanding ing the shed attached was filled with stock. A loaded, musket in the dwelling about forty yards from the barn, was discharged by the same concussion .—Kent Ne tes. ^ A tomb in an old burying ground in Danvers, Mass, was broken into by some young men who stolo tho silver plates from tlio coffins and sold them, and sold the skeletons of the dead for lame manure. Some hoys, playing about tho bone yard with a human skull for a foot-ball, at tracted attention and led to these horrible disclosures. Mr. Lewis living near Warrcnsburg, Mo. undertook to mix some gunpowder and asheB us medicine for a cow. He poured some powder from a fwolve-pound can into a shovelful of ashes, in which there happened to be some sparks. His recovery is doubtful. The roof of the house was lifted off and two of his children killed. The well known negro minstrel, George Christy (whose real name was George Har rington), died in New York on Tuesday the 12th inst. His career, until a few years since, was one of great prosperity, his comic powers drawing large houses nightly. He made half a dozen fortunes, but spent his income as fast as he rccieved it, and died poor. Adolph Ilocffelnian and Geo. Trautwcin found a shell buried in the ground ou a farm whoro they wore at work in King George county, Va. tho other day. Traut wcin applied a match to tho tube, to bcc if shell was loaded. An explosion fol lowed, which cut off' both of Iloeffclman's legs and one of Trautwciu's. The former died soon after, and it is not belcived Traut has tax of is to the wem can recover. The scheme of Mr. Mercer, to colonizu the Pacific ooast with tho superfluous mai dens of Now England, has thus for been a success. Of the two hundred damsels ex ported about two years ago to Washington Territory, all found comfortable homes within a fortnight after their arrival out, and all but three are now married. Mer cer, himself, became an early victim to one of the collection. ' The ex. cutive committee of the Douglas Monument Association has decided to re move the remains of tlie late Mr. Douglas to the tomb prepared for them, on the 3d of Juno next, which will be the anniversa ry of his death. The New Orleans papers record the sudden death of N. C. Hall, Esq. a native of Cecil county, Md but for nearly sixty years a resident of Louisiana. He served under General Jackson during the battle of New Orleans in 1815. Tb« great fight between Joe Coburn and Mike MeCoole for the championship of America takes place on the 27th inst. at some point within fifty miles of Cincinnati. Coburn arrived in that city on tho 13th. A man living in Cohosc New York last week applied oil from tbe bowl of' a pipe to a burn on the lip of his little daugh ter, and the child died in convulsions about twenty-four hours after. A Turkey gobbler weighing 47 pounds, having five distinct beards from three to seven inches long and also withacrownon his head three incites long, has recently keen shot in St. Helena, La. Mrs. Harry Thomas, a lady of St. Lou is, walked ninety-two miles in twenty-three hours and a half, ending at half-past twelve on Tuesday. She started to walk ono hun dred miles in twenty-four hours but failed, as above. She will make another trial. Two venerable ladies, who had reached the extraordinary Bge of 103 and 105 years, respectively, died in New Orleans a few days ago. They had livod nearly a cen tury together, and died within a few hours of each other. The Newtown, Worcester county, Md. Record, says, one gontleman shipped from that town fifteen thousand dollars worth of apples, eggs, and other small things, last fall, December. A horse recently jumped over the chains of ono of tho Boston Ferry boats. The gon to which he waB attached caught in the chain, and he hung over tho end of the boat, his head in the water, until he drowned. Brorscn's periodical comet was observed with the telescope at the Naval Observa tory, Washington, by Com. Sands, on the evening of May 11th. The cost of the original Capitol at Wash ington city was $1,400,000. Tho addi tions, now nearly completed, will cost $15,000,000 more. A Chicago girl of nineteen now sports her fifth husband, His four predecessors joyed married life from six months to a year each. It is stated that Mrs. Lincoln is soon to publish a volume of revelations of things at the White House, during her term Présidentes». The quantity of gold now in existence, is estimated to be $3,000,000,000, which welded into one mass, could be contained in a cube of 24 feet. The town of South Danvers, Mass, has finally deoided, by 133 majority, to change its name to "Peabody," it having been the birthplace of that charitable millionaire. The orange crop in Florida will be im mense, and market gardening will make hundreds rich. Colt's armory is doing a brisk business. About 400 workmen are now employed on a Russian order for 30,000 Berdan rifles. The report of the attempt to assassinate Logan, at York, Pa. is pronounced a pure fabrication. '■ a KXrProsident Buchanou in recovering from a severe attack of pleurisy. i: a between September and the 25th of wa was of a as Delaware Affairs. on each hu -toskjl. Seafood Town Assessment. —Mr. Wm. Wilds, Town Assessor, has completed the assess the real estate of this town, which usent on has been revised and approved by the Commisaionera, It amounts to $819. 625, upon which there has bcon levied » tax amounting to about $1,185—ten cents hundred dollars. The capitation ^ Timet. -ViSmj yrtsu J tm ' .—This town is improving prob ably more rapidly than any other in the State, tvku quadrupled itself within the last four years. Fifty houses were erected lost yoar and forty the year Before, and there will probably be one hundred houses erected there the coining year.—- Delaware Republican. Appointments.—B enjamin R'. Ustiek, Esq. or Now Castle has been appointed by Governor Saulsbury, Clerk of the Orphan's Court and Register in Chancery, for this county. Mr. lÎBtiek, is well qualified for tho position aud will no no doubt make a good officer. Wm. Herbert, Esq. Sheriff, lias been ap pointed commissary, for New CaBtle coun ty, by the Governor. A Millionaire in the Penitentiary. —Mr. John Develin, a Brooklyn member of the whiskey ring, has been sent to the Albany Penitentiary for defrauding the Government out of various sums of money, amounting to upwards of $500,000. He is the richest man in that institution, being worth $2,000,000. Last year he in dulged in woodcock and cushioned arm chairs ; this year he will devote to shoe making and corn-meal, made toothsome by "long sweetening"—New Orleans molas ses. Great efforts were made by his friends to save him, but without avail. Prof. Sweot has just completed; in Providence, his task of walking one hun dred miles within twenty-four hoars. Wade Hampton will make the_ nienecment address to tho literary societies of General Lee's college. Senator Henderson, of Missouri, is about to marry Miss Mary Foote, a belle of Sara toga. MAHH1RU. On the 30 ult. by Rev. R. B. Frampton, Mr. Bennett Jackson to Miss Lizzie Frampton, belli of Talbot county, Md. In Philadelphia, on the I4tb inis, by Rev. J. W. Glaxton, Mr. Jesse Chandler, of Wilmington, and Miss Virginia Point, of New Coatte. In Baltimore, on the I3th inst. by Rev. Mr. Norris Mr. Harry II. Harbert, and Miss Millie J. Nicholson, both of this county. THE MARKETS, MIDDLETOWN MARKET Wheat, prime red Corn yellow. " white. 1 16 1 13 Oats » . Timothy Seed Clover Seed Butter. »5 75. ds 2o(S)25 et», y lb 20 cli ft dozen 18 M 11 i: Cnickeus Lard. Hors. 18@20 11 10015 " 20025 Sides. Shoulders Potatoes.. ..15017 11 " f«0@l lintut T Prit« Ad wheat Cora, o.w yellow ss .. Oats. ...... WILUWOTW. Wheat ret. Cora. Oats. Flour. .. .93 u .1 36 .'fix 75(a) 14 35 a on ■v V THE DIAMOND STATE Thresher and Cleaner. W E call the attention of Farmers to our im« pro veil Diamond State Thresher and Glea ner, with double acting tSeparator. The practi cal operation of these machines is such as will warrant us In advising those wanting Threshers and Cleaners to examine ours before purchasing elsewhere. We manufacture three sizes, No. 1, 36 inch cylinder, No. 2, 30 inch cylinder, No. 3, 26 inch cylinder. They are of the best ma terials and workmanship, und Warranted to Suit Purchasers. Large or small powers can be used to drive them, asdeeired. Galvanized sheet iron is used for Selves and Shaker bottoms, they are unequaled in strength; durability and ease of running, doing their work rapidly and in the best manner. The machine !b a model of simplicity in its structlon and operation, und the price of it much below others in the market. Tbe double shaker Sr|virates ail the grain from tbe straw, iuwe is wasted, and the crimped sieves and the peculiar motion of tbe fan shoe makes it a cleaner unsur passed. The shoe can be detached from the sep arator and used as a Thresher and Separator atone. Two and three Horse Endless Ohatb (tail way Powers with steel other Lever Powers, and so sondier a circular.. CASHti k Co. Newark, Dpi. Address— Joel Ftaey, General Agt, May 23—3m Newark, Del. and WOOL MANUFACTURING. F ARMERS and others, having wool to manu facture, will find it their internat to call at IIzassTtAD Factoey on Mill Creek, where >tha r attention will be paid to manufacturing Ocseimerès, KeraeVa,' Blankets, Stocking yarn, Ac. and with skilled workmen, ,»yd increased facilities, a guaariintoe ia given, font the work will tie dfine in a proper manner, and at reason able prices. Full market price pahl In cash for Wool at foe Factoijr. Also on hand a good line Superior Goods, Yarn *c. nt very loq Prione. Orders left at G. Worrell's store, 3*0 Market Bt. Wilmington, will be promptly attended to. Wool sqnt by rail, and directed to me, end directions by MSUlwUh'OaMful deserirfowi of good, wanted, will be carefnlly attended to. THOMAS WORRELL, 809 Tatnall Bt. Wilmington, bel. of May 33—tat* PURE COOL SPRING I 11 ICE 8 -.m ,LTA W ILL ba served te foe Çüliena of Middle town, on and after Monday, May 25th, at foe following rates—Xp Regular çiagmyureg loo lbs, and over, 80 cent* per HJUMJbs. up .to 100, 1 cent per lb. under 25 lbs, IjiMU per lb. l'annal customer« will be cbauetawEto*. y Z3-3w . Oil ARLES Aft AMS. "1 M«v