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JEÖ- All litte NEWARK MACHINE WORKS. 4S mmsÊÊÉmâeeÊtmiÊma^ THE DIAMOND STATE Thresher and Cleaner W E call the attention of Farmers to our im proved Diamond State Thresher and Clea ner, with double acting Separator. 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 terials aud workmanship, and Warranted to Suit Purchaser!*. of the best inu Large or small powers can be used to drive them as desired. Galvanized sheet iron is used for S v s and Shaker bottoms. They arc unequakd in strength; durability and ease of running, doing their work rapidly and in the best manner. The machine is a model of simplicity in its con struction and operation, and the price of it below that of others in the market. 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Worrell's store, 220 Market St. Wilmington, will be promptly attended to. Wool sent by rail, and directed to me, and directions by mail with careful description of goods wanted, will be carefully attended to. i cash for hand a good line THOMAS WORRELL, 809 Tatnall St. Wilmington, Del. May 23—lmo. J UST received a new lot of Mackerel, Shad and Herring, to be sold low. Feb 28 NAUDAIN & BRO. a. & H. BAB,MORE, MANUFACTURE 1(8, Wara-roomi, 348 Bleecker Street, New York City. 33 Yea CCntabliaked, aud 37 Pria« lîlcdnln Awarded. Oar Piano Portos universally acknowledged by be tlie^Best lnNiiufortured. the moat at and« preeminently to tboaenf other great ancceM achieved, and Improvem they have been I orcl I» thrlr f, nta inutle by us I finit t laae Plano can a (Ton I'M than a a bought elic where Ev«ry Piano Forte Warranted for 6 Years, and to give Satisfaction. Our Pl&noa tie to I «art are thoroughly can be procured. N ed, and oftli la alighted i the q puhlK par ■ asrecs will hew vigilance. Every part tS "TS, m . tly. faithfully and ■t minute rxamiui d in th gin ryday,)lnnar Iona, dellghtfi 1 . b4 driicatr. purr in ita t^and hu all the u deal 1 In ti OSBOKN MANUPAOTUBINQ COMPANY, 100 Bleecker Street, I». V " oenoiut " Hinu and animai, cages. . ""l 5Ä SS'nM!: te,V>.V„ 0rtl * ep » rt ' C™* jr|ii».c.r«. , .of.pMt,.ri.ty or . 1 , 1 « Bn i, 6i ,, d Canary. Parrot. Mockin* Bird, Snulrrel <ko. ■nrwrlor manner; ao r«i«v o» «■• Fhicli isao fatal I« bird« and animal« —brine »cd Btbcir conMructlon. Tm ai Vum> Blnfptn dcre will appreciate thrar pointa of excellence, to be ft y*»jg r raw , They received the hlghaat_ Im-rtcm iMtltuU md New York State Fain of l . Liberal dlsrouat to 111« Trade. Stud for Circula at tb« d File« NEW GOODS. Spring ami Summer • Opening!! AT * J. A. Reynolds & Sons' MIDDLETOWN. H AVING replenished our Stock with a large aud complete assortment of Spring and Summet Goods, we extra inducements to the people of Middletown und vicinity, us the following list of prices of some of our leading articles will show, Calicoes at 10, 12} and 14 cents per yard. B'd Muslins 10 12}, 15, 20 and 25 " " Unbleached do 10 12} 14, 16 and 20 14 44 5-4 Pillow Case do 25, 31, and 37} 4 . 4 44 Am'rand Russian Crash. 12}, 15, and 18 " 44 American Ginghams 12}, 15, and 20 44 44 Tickings 25, 35, and 45 DRESS GOODS. i uow enabled to offer American I,awns 20, 22, and 25 Jaconet do 31, 37}, and 45 Plaid and Fijz. Cambrics 22, 25 and 31 " Detains 20, 22 and All Wool do 37}, 45, ana r>o " " Black and Colored Alpacas 50 to 00 " " Silk-Mixed tall Wool Poplins 75 to 1,25 " " Coatings and Cassimeres. per yard. A meric A splendid stock of 6-4 Coatings and Cloak ings, consisting of Tricots, Piques, Doe-Skins, kc. } in Black and Fancy Colors, ranging in $1 50 to $6 00 per yard. Fancy Cassimeres for Pants and Vest 90, $1 25, $1 50, $1 75 and $2 00 per yard. price fr NOTIONS, &c. Spool Cotton Knitting do Linen Hdkfs' 5, 8 and 10 cts 62}, 75, and 87} 10, 12}, 18, 25 und 35 cts each. Ladies, Misses, and Children's White Cotton Hose a 12}, 15, 25, 37} and 50 cents per pair. Ladies and Misses Hoop Skirts a 50, 75, $1 $1 25, $1 50 each. per Spool, per Lb. BOOTS AND SHOES. Ladies' Lasting Gaiters a $1,25, $1,50, $2,00 and $2,50 per pair. Misses' Lasting Gaiters a $1,00, $1,25, $1,50 and $1,75 per pair. Gents' lind Boys Lasting gaiters a $2,00, $2,50 $3,00 and $3,50 per pair. Gents' Calf Boots $5,00 $5,50 and $6,00 per pair. GLOCEItlLS. Brown and White Sugars at 12}, 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18 cents per lb. Laguayra and Rio Coffees 25, 28, and 31 cts. per lb. Green and Black Teas $1,00 $1,25 $1,50 and $2,00 per lb. Brown and White Soaps at 6, 8 and 10 cents per lb. Molasses at 50, 02}. 75 and 95 cts.per gallon. ßdt- Please cull and examine! JOHN A. REYNOLDS & SONS. April 25, 1868. NAUDAIN & BROTHER OF Tll-K WELL KNOWN CHEAP COENEE, O FFER to the public a most desirable stock of Dry Goods, which they purchased before the advance, and will soil at a small profit, W..... asutta,«WiIliainsville, and all leading makes of bleached and brown Muslins, 5-4, 9-4 and 10-4 Sheetings, and a fine Stock of Prints fast colors at 12} cents. An attractive line of Dress Goods, Consisting of Alpacas, 1'oplius, Mohairs and Wool De Luins, and a nice stock of WHITE GOODS. We have a fine stock of Spring CLOTHS, COATINGS, and fancy CASSIMERES, make a specialty. which Boots & Shoes, Selling Low, Just receiving sewed and pegged BOOTS AND SHOES. Ladies and Misses Button and Congress Gaiters, from the manufacturers, all to besold at small advance. CARPETS, STRAW MATTINGS AND COCOA MATS. A full line WALL PAPER, at city prices. Mackerel, Herring and Shad, always on hand. ALL WE ASK IS A CALL, AND SHOW goods with great pleasure.-«^ IVAIIDAIM & BRO. Middletown. April 18—ly LEWIS' PURE WHITE LEAD, IN 12J, 25, 50 AND 100 lb. KEGS. Black Paint, Prussian Blue, ( into.71 1 ; GltEEIt und ÏEIXOW, Burnt and Haw Umber, BURNT AND RAW SIENNA, Indian Red, Red Rend, VEN. RED, SPANISH BROWN, Yellow Ochre, Ohio Brown, Dry and in Oil IN 1 lb. TO 25 lb. CANS. Putty, Linseed Oil, Turpentine, JAPAN DRYING, COPAL VARNISH, Glue, Gum Shellac, LAMP BLACK, WINDOW BLASS, besides a full assortment of Paint Brushes and Sash Tools, For Sale by J. A. KEYNOLDS & SONS. May 16, 1868—3m HARNESS MAKING. T HE undersigned having, commenced Harness making at ODESSA, DEL. Is prepared to furnish every article in his line ft " the most reasonable terms. His experience in city and country justifies hin promise that ALL Ills WORK WILL BE OF THE JST BEST QUALITY. And gives him confidence to solicit a share of the public patronage. ^Sf**lIiB Shop is on Main street, in the house formerly occupied by Joseph Tawresy. WM. T. G ALLA HER. April 25—tf. LIVERY STABLE. H ORSES AND CARRIAGES for hire al the Stahles of L. R. Davis' Middletown Hotel. The horses are safe, and careful drivers will he provided when desired. Terms moderate. Ap ply to Til OS. MURRAY, Jan. 4.—y._At the Stables. FOT1 8 ALLL I HAVE for Sale about 50,000 No. 1 ORANGE Quicks. Apply to R. R. COCHRAN. April 11-tf OSAGE TRUSTEE'S SALE. B Y virtue of a Decree of the Circuit Court for Cecil county, in Chancery, passed i Wherein James W. Veazey and others plainants,and Thomas W. Veazey and others are Defendants, the undersigned, as Trustee, will expose at Public Sale, at the Court House, in Klkton, on Thursday, the 4 th day of June 1808, at 11 o'clock A. M. all the following mentioned ; cause ! Com* TRACTS OR PARCELS OF LAND, forming part of the Real Estate of which Gov. Veazey aied seized, and situated in Sassafras Neck, in so id county, near the junction of the Elk and Bohemia Rivers. No. 1, known as the Mansion House Farm, contains 300 ACHES, MORE Oil LESS. On it isan APPLE ORCHARD, of about 4 Acres: a PEACH ORCHARD ?f about 35 Acres, in full bearing; and about 30 Acres of WOODLAND, of which a. fair proportion is Chestnut. The remainder of the farm, with the exception of a few acres of marsh, is under cultivation. No. known ns the DEEP VALLEY, contains 80} ACHES MORE OR LESS, of which about 18 Acres Acres are Marsh, and the remainder Woodland. Clear, about 15 No. 3, known as the HILL FARM, contains 139* ACRES, MORE OR LESS, of which about one-half i the remainder, except some marsh, is Woodland— principally Pine Cleared Land, and No. 4, known as the HOLT EARM, contains 130 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, On it is a PEACH ORCHARD of about 18 Acres, in bearing, and about 20 Acres are in WOOD, with a fair proportion of Chestnut. The reuiain xeept some cultivation. This Farm lies River, and affords a fine opportunity for Fishing, Ducking, Ac. der of the Farm, •sh, is under the Bohemia No. 5, known a the Elk River, and contains s the FISHERY FARM, lies on 90 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. On it is a PEACH ORCHARD of about 15 Acres, in full bearing, and the remainder of the F . On this Farm is one of the is under cultivuii best FISHERIES Elk River. THE BUILDINGS No. 1 arc fair ; and on Nos. 3, 4 and 5 are in different. * No. 2 has no buildings. These Farms are under fair Fencing, lie in a very fine Peach growing region, and are well adapted to the growth of Peaches as well as of Grain. Most of the soil is of good natural quality, and has been several .times limed ; and these Karins having ' or more Lundings upon them, afford rare op portunities for the landing of Lime, aud shipping of Grain and other produce. Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4 form one contiguous tract, and No. 5 lies but a few hundred yards from the main tract. The undersigned intends to otter these Farms separately and as a whole, and to sell in whichever way, in his discretion, he deems advisable. A Plot, showing the lines of be seen at the office of the each Parcel dersigued before the day of sale. TERMS OP SALE: The Terms of Sale, prescribed by the Decree, are :—One-third of the purchase money to be paid in cash on the day of sale, and the remain der in two equal instalments, payable respec tively in One and Two years from the day of sale. The credit payments to bear interest from the day of sale, and to be secured by the Bonds or Notes of the purchaser or purchasers, with a surety or sureties to be approved by the Trustee. Possession given January 1st. 1869 — Qpsts of Deeds, Stamps, Ac. to be paid by purchaser. JAMES BLACK GROOME, TRUSTEE, Elktun, Md. May 16, 1868—ts SCOWDRICK & MOORE, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DRY GOODS AND GROCERY DEALERS : ESPECTFULLY announce to their friends and the public generally, that they have just constantly receiving direct from the Importers and Jobbers a large and splendid stqck of Spring and Summer Goods of the latest Styles and Patterns, consisting iu part of Fine French. Cloths, French and Doeskin Cassinier«, Ladies' Fine Cloaking Cloths. R •ceived and DRESS GOODS, OF EVERY VARIETY SUCH AS MOHAIR'S, POPLINS, ALPACAS &c. OF ALL COLORS. BLEACHED AND UNBLEACHED MUSLINS of the best standard make. A LARGE STOCK OF WHITE GOODS AND TRIMMINGS, Hosiery, Gloves, Notions, &c. HATS AND CAPS. Groceries, Hardware, Queensware &c. in fact everything usually kept in a first class Country Store; and at the very lowest prices the ™ Q rket8 can afford. We have also bought of Mr. D. McKee, his tire stock of BOOTS 'AND SHOES, OF III8 OWN MANUFACTURE, which in coniie^fen with be offered at greatly reduced prices. Thankful for your heretofore bounteous trouage, to share a continuance of the same.' count of the Credit System being so thoroughly redueed-among the Wholesale Dealers and Jobbers, our Tkumh will be hereafter 6 months credit, or 5 per May 2-y General Stock will hope by strict attention to business *nt off for cash. SCOWDRICK k MOORE. Middletown, Del DR. MUSGROVE, »E1VTIST, EL ETON, MARYLAND, O h MCE—Opposite the Preshyterian Church. Teeth Extracted without Pain by the use of Nitboch Oxwk Gas ; or by the latest improvement —the Spray Producer, funned by Klcoline Ether. This Narcotic. Spray is used where sensitive teeth are to he excavated preparatory to filling. Also, for paini.es« rtmiovul of the Dental Pulp and for minor surgical operations. ARTIFICIAL TEETH inserted, from a full sot. Persons from a distance desiring protracted operations will please notify by mail, or other wise, thereby saving disappointment and loss of time. . Tooth Powder and Mouth Wash kcptfconstanlly on hand; also. Dr. J. D. White's Dentine. THOMAS H. MÜSGROVR, D. D. S. Elkton, Md., January 18. 1868—Iv to Delaware Rail Road Line. Summer Arrangement. O N and after SUNDAY, April 12th, 1868, Passenger Trains will run as follows, until further notice : Train leaving Crisfield 2.45 A. M. will every morning, except Monday. All other Trains Sundays excepted. NORTH. Leave Crisfield, 2 46 A. M. 4 * Marion, 44 Kingston, 44 Westover, 44 Prin. Anne, 3 30 4 4 Eden 44 Forktown 44 Salisbury 4 05 44 Del mar 44 Laurel 4 30 44 Seaford 4 45 44 Bridgeville 5 00 44 Greenwood 44 Farmington " Harrington 5 30 7 00 a. m. " Felton 7 15 44 Plymouth 44 Canterbury " Wil. Grove 4 ' Camden 44 Dover 6 05 7 50 44 Moorton 44 Brenford " Smyrna 4 4 Clayton " Sassafras R'd " Blackbird 44 Townsend 44 Middletu'u 44 Mt Pleasant 44 St Georges 4 4 Bear " New Castle 7 45 9 55 Arrive Wilm. 8 03 a. m. 10 15 " Philad'a 9 30 44 11 45 A. M. 5 40 P.M. 44 Baltimore 1 15 p. m 1 15 P. M. 8 00 44 7 30 A. M. 8 00 8 20 b 45 9 20 9 45 10 05 10 30 10 45 11 05 11 30 11 50 12 00 M. 12 15 P. M. 12 35 12 50 7 20 1 oo I 20 1 00 7 25 1 05 7 35 1 15 1 30 01 1 45 8 10 1 55 8 05 1 50 6 30 8 20 2 05 8 25 2 10 8 35 8 40 7 05 9 00 2 20 2 30 2 4f 9 10 2 9 25 3 10 3 25 3 45 4 05 SOUTH. 8 30 a.m. 3 30 p.m. 5 00 p.m. 7 25 10 10 Leave Philad'a 44 Baltimore " Wilm 44 New Castle 10 30 10 50 2 15 2 15 5 0 6 30 6 50 44 . Bear 4 4 St Georges 11 00 44 Mt Pleasant 11 15 44 Middleto'n 11 35 44 Townsend 11 45 44 Blackbird 11 50 4 4 Sassafras 44 Clayton Arrive Smyrna Leave Brenford 44 Moorton 4 4 Dover 4 4 Camden 44 Wil. Grove 1 05 44 Canterbury 1 10 44 Plymouth 1 10 44 Felton 1 20 44 Harrington 1 40 44 p 7 15 7 30 7 40 6 15 8 00 . 8 10 8 15 12 00 M. 12 05 p. M. 6 40 12 15 12 10 12 20 12 40 8 25 8 30 6 50 8 40 8 35 8 45 9 05 !» 15 9 20 7 10 12 50 9 30 9 30 9 50 p. m. ington 1 55 44 ' Greenwood 2 05 . 44 Bridgeville 2 15 44 Seaford 2 35 4 Laurel 2 55 3 10 44 Salisbury 3 40 44 Forktowu 4 00 44 Eden 44 Prin. Anne 4 50 44 Westover 5 10 44 Kings! " Marion Arrive Crisfield 6 05 p. m. 10 45 p. m. 8 20 8 40 44 Del mi 9 30 4 i:> 10 00 10 10 5 45 New Cabtle Trains. —Leave New CaBtle for Wilmington and Philadelphia ijt 12 05 P. M.— and on Mondays at 7 45 A. M. Leave Philadel phia 12 00 M. aud Wilmington 1 15 P. M. for New Castle. Smyrna Branch Trains. —Additional to those above leave Smyrna for Clayton 11 45 A. M. 0. 15 and 8 10 P. M. Leave Clayton for Smyrna, 8 40 A. M. and 2.10 P. M. to make connection with trains to and from Dover, and Stations South. Also, train will leave Smyrna at 6. 15 A. M. Sundays aud Mondays excepted, to con nect with express, and return leaving ClAyton at 6 45 A. M. Trains leaving Crisfield at 2 45 A. M., and Wilmington going South at 5 05 P. M. will in close connection with Steamboats to Norfolk and Portsmouth And Express Trains to and from Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York. They will stop on the Delaware Railroad Line only at principal stations at which their time is stated. Except that Steamboat Train South will let off passengers from Baltimore at any Btation to which they have tickets. April 18. run E. Q. SEWALL, Superintendent Delaware R. R. Whann's Super Phosphate, RHODES' SUPER PHOSPHATE Moro Phillips' Super Phosphate. Cronsdnle's Super Pliogphate, HEWES' SUPER PHOSPHATE, COE'S SUPER PHOSPHATE, BAUGH'S RAW BONE PHOSPHATE, BAUGH'S CHICAGO BONE, BERGER & BUTZ'. PERUVIAN GUANO, PACIFIC GUANO, RODUNDA GUANO. t SCHUYLKILL LIME, %RIG1ITSVILLE LIME, CHESTER VALLEY LIME. LODI POUDRETTE. FOR SALE BY E. T EVANS. April 11. Excelsior Reaper &; Mower. New Yorker Reaper & Mower. Uttle Citant Reaper & Mower. Woods' Reaper & Mower. STONER STEEL TOOTH RAKE. Westinghouse Threshing Machine. For Sale at the Agricultural Warehouse of E. T. EVANS. Middletown, Del. 10,000 SALMOM BRICKS, 10,000 Red Rricks, 20,000 Hard Bricks. KO II SALE K. T. EVANS. Middletown, Del. April 25 SHERIFFALTY. To the Democratic Voters of New Castle County Gentlemen :—I again offer myself 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 •cessful nominee. JAMES ARMSTRONG. Newark, February 22, 1861—tn 7b the Voters of the Democratic Parly of New castle County. Gkntlkmkn :—Encouraged by many friends I offer myself as a candidate for the Sheriff for the county of New Cas tle, pledging myself to abide by the nomination of the Democratic party, and give my hearty sup port to the successful candidate. am induced nomination oft JACOB RICHARDSON. Wilmington, February 22, 1808— tu W. M. KENNARD, OF THE WELL KNOWN DRY GOODS AND CARPET HOUSE a»« Market Street, WllMl.|tw., offers to ths buying public on« of th« most desir able assortment of *£* GOODS *=2# ever displayed by this old established house. Buying for CASH, selling on the same terms, Purchasing' from first Hand«, AS WELL AS Importing some Styles of Goods, all combined, gives him many advantages not usual with retail stores. A LARGE STOCK, PLENTY OF LIGHT, AND LOW PRICES are SOME of the inducements held forth to buyers.^5^ January 4, 1868—6m 628 II00P SKIRTS. 628 "yyiLUAM T. HCPKIN'S own make' ' o Keystone Skirts," are the best and cheap est Low Priced Hoop Skirts in the market. Trail Skirts, 25 springs*$1.00; 30 springs, $1.20; and 40 springs, $.45. Plain Skirts, 6 tapes, 20 springs, 80 cents; 25 springs, 95 cents; 30 springs, $1.15; and 35 springs, $1.25. Warranted in every r Our owji make of Union Skirts, Eleven rape Trails, from 20 to 50 springs, $1.20 to $2.50. Plain, Six Tapes, 20 to 50 springs, from 95 cents to $2 00. These Skirts by other establishments as first class goods, and at much lower prices. Our own make of Champion Skirts are in every way superior to all other Hoop Skirts before the public, and only have to be examined or worn to convince every one of the fact. Manufactured of the best linen-finished English Steel Springs, very superior tapes, and the style of the metalic fastenings and manner of securing them surpass for durability and excellence any other Skirt in this country, and arc lighter, more elastic, will wear longer, give more satisfaction, and are real ly cheaper than all others. Every lady should try them. They are being sold extensively by Merchants throughout this and the adjoining states, at very moderate prices. If you want the best, ask for "Hopkin's Champion Skirt." you do not find them, get the merchant with whom you deal to order them for you, or send direct to us. Merchants 'will find different grades of Skirts exactly what they need, and we especially invite them to call and examine our extensive assortment, or send for Wholesale Price List. To be had at Retail at Manufactory, and of the Retail Trade generally, and at W'holesale of the Manufacturer only, to whom all orders should be addressed. Manufactory and Salesroom, 628 Arch Street, between 6th and 7th streets, Philadelphia. WM. T. HOPKINS. March 14—4m eet. r better than those sold If com A UDITOR'S NOTICE. I hereby give notice that I will attend, for the purpose of settling with the SCHOOL COM MITTEES of the fespective counties os follows: At Georgetown, Sussex county, on the 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, and 17th days of April. At Dover, Kent County, on the 27th, 28th, 29th and 30th days of April. At New Castle, New Castle county, on the 11th, 12th, 13th, and 14th days of May. To avoid confusion and the detention of Com mittees over one day, settlements will be made with the districts in the following order : For Sussex County.— April 13th, Nos. 1 to 30, inclusive; April 14th, 31 to 60, inclusive; April 15th, Nos. 61 to 90, inclusive; April 16th, Nos. 91 to 120, inclusive; April 17th, Nos. 121 and upwards. For Kent County. —April 27th, Nos. 1 to 30, inclusive; April 28th, Nos. 31 to 60, inclusive; April 29th, Nos. 60 to90 inclusive; April 30th, Nos. 91 and upwards. For New Castle County. —May 11th, No«. 1 to 30, inclusive; May 12th, Nos. 31 to 60, iuclu sive ; May 13th, Nos. 61 to 90, inclusive. ROBERT LAMBDEN, Auditor of Accounts. April 4-tf DR. J. J. VANDERF0RD, Uradunte of the Penmylvanla College of DENTAL SURGERY, H AVING located in Middletown, Del.-JgjJ respectfully announces to the public^ÆEfir that he is prepared to perform all operations per taining to the practice of DENTISTRY. ARTIFICIAL TEETH Mounted on Dental Vul canite, a material superior to metals in its adapt ability and durability. Persons having badly adjusted gold plates have them exchanged for the Vulcanite. Great care will be given to Children's Teeth ; irregularities corrected, and deciduous teeth pre served until the permanent ones make their appearance. superior Dentifrice constantly on hand. Office seven doors east of the Bank. January 4, 1868—ly can THE WORLD'S Combined Mower & Reaper, TIIK VERY BEST IN THE WORLD. THE ECONOMY Wood Tooth Self-Delivering Hay and Grain Rake. For Sale by ■ - - - J. T. BUD». O RDERS are being received for the above new and superior machinery, and a limited num l»er only can be supplied this season. Send your orders at once. Call and examine them. #0** Agents for Economy Rake wanted, to whom a liberal commission will be allowed. March 7—tf PLASTIC SLATE ROOFING. TMPERVIOUS to Water and Stbah and rn» i fsctly Fins Proof. Forming r aolid sheet of Slate, without seam or joint, large aa the surface covered. Light, durable and cheap. Send for a pamphlet giving full particulars. Orders for roofing promptly attended to. ROBERT ATKINSON, No. 5 West Fourth St. Wilmington, Del. April 4-3tu GEORGE M. PATCHEN. This thorough bred trotting Horae flH^will stand for Mares the ensuing season. Insurance, one mare, $30, two $28 each, three mares $26 each, fonr mares $25 each. or more JAMES T. SnALLCROML March 14—3ra THERE 18 KO MANURE R SO PERMANENT AS *£-RAW BONES,*=230 A FROM WHICH II MADE WHAN'N'S RAW BONE Super-Phosphate. w Warranted Perfectly Part and Free front Adulteration. B Established as an excellent Fertilizer by year# of constant use, and highly recom mended by all who liave used it as O A Great Crop Producer, N AND PERMANENT IMPROVER OF THE SOIL. Every Farmer Should Use It. FOR SALE BY ALL DEALERS. E WALTON, WTIANN & CO. MANUFACTURERS, Wilmington, Del. E. T. EVANS. Agent, Middletown, D-d. s Feb 15—ly IMPORTANT TO FARMERS. TbtO«. B. McCunanght)-'« PATENT COEN DROPPER. T HIS Dropper will -positively save one-half the time over the oid way of dropping com. It will drop right in the cross. be set to average any numbe. of grains desired to a hill. It a n be regulated to scatter the corn more or less in the hill, or drop it all in a close bunch if desired. In windy weather this Dropper is just the thing needed, as the corn cannot be blown about while dropping. All who have used these Droppers agree in the opinion that the corn comes up more regularly after them, and there is less re-planting to do, be cause they drop a more regular number of grains to a hill, and every grain is sure to be in the cross, where they are covered alike. Every Dropper will be warranted to do all that is herein claimed for them, or they will be taken back and the money refunded. It Price *2,25. Please read the following certificates fiom. some of the most eminent farmers of Delaware : Near Summit Bridge, Del. March 13, 186$. This is to certify that I have used for several f ears McConaughey's Patent Corn Dropper, and am convinced every farmer would find it greatly to his interest to own one. B. T. BIGGS. * Middletown, March 15, I860*. Thomas B. McConaughey :—After three years' experience in dropping our corn with your Patent Corn Dropper, we have found their use to be n great saving to us the old way of dropping, with better satisfaction in the manner in which they do their work, aud we think we have had less re-planting to do since we have been using them. R. A. Cochran, Jr., J. F. Wilson, B. F. Hanson, R. R. C«chran, William Wilson. W. A. Cochran, W. Green. Thw ia to certify that we, the undersigned, having used Thomas B. McConaughey' Corn Droppers, have found them, after trial, to be a valuable and labor-saving invention. We think furmers will find it to their interest to use them. Wm. Reybold, Win. Knotts, C. Tatman. Jr. J. A. Reynolds, Jr. W. FI in thane, Merit Hub bell, Janies Kanely, Jr. Jos. T. Griffith, B. Gibbs, N. T. Sevil, J. R. Hoffecker, R. T. Cochran, J. W. Crawford, J. J. Lockwood, Thos. S. Merrett. S. W. Stewart, T. Carlisle, George G. Kerr, R. D. Melvin, J.*Stewart, George Derrickson, W. R. Lockwood, Wm. D. Cornog, T. B. Nivine, Wm. N. Wilson, O.Crow, Samuel Rambo, T. Murphy, Calvin Jones, John C. Spear, Wm. S. Mote, C. P. Cochran, B. F. Kanely, Joseph Griffith. For sale by JOHN A. REYNOLDS March 7—3m s Patent & SONS, Agents, Middletown, Del. COMPLETE MANURE, MANUFACTURED BY IIENRY BOWER, Philadelphia. MADE FROM Super-Phosphate of Lime, Am monia and Potash. W ARRANTED free from udultcration. Pack ed in bags of 200 lbs. each. Price $56 per ton 2,000 lbs. Liberal discount to dealers. It has raised good crops of Wheat, Corn, Oats, Potatoes, Cotton, Grass, Tobacco and Vegetables of all kinds. Farmers would do well to inquire of their nearest dealer in fertilize suits obtained from the use of Complete Manure. The growing crops of Wheat, at this time, freely attest its virtues. We have nuuierous testimonials to the effect invaluable Fertilizer, and s to the re that it i mend it highly Grass. DIXON, SHARPLESS & CO., Sole Agents, 39 S. Water St. & 40 S. Wharves. Philadelphia. i rccom top dressing for Wheat and For sale by WM. REYNOLDS, 79 South Street, Baltimore, Md. JOHN A. REYNOLDS k SONS, Middletown, Del. Also, by March 7 TURBINE WATER WHEEL, D R. T. j. KINDLERERCUlR d latwst iuipro ved patent. Double Centre-Vent .Buckeye TURBINE WATER WHEEL, Patented November 4th, 1862, and July 11 th WM. H. SPRATT, Millwright, Cherry Hill, Cecil county, Md. April 11, 1868—ly GENERAL X GENT 1865. FARMERS AND THRESHERMEN Look to Your Interest, A ND Buy THE WHEELER and MELICK Threshing Machines, (of AUwny, New York,) acknowledged by all to be the best in use and for sale by A. J. M1CHKNKU, Genl. Agent. West Nottingham, Cecil county, Md. All Machines W arranted to give entire satis faction, or may be returned after a reasonable time for trial. Repairs constantly on hand. Also Agent for the Keystone Clover Huiler. April, ll-3m SHERIFFALTY. To tks Democratic Voters of New Castle County : Gkntlemken :— At the request of many friends I offer myself as a candidate for the nomination of Sheriff of New Ga^tle Countv. Pledging nyraif to give « hearty and an undivided sup port to the successful Nominee. „ , EDMUND B. FRAZER Wilmington, February 17. l«t*»P—tn K P Â */• HOWE Sewing Machine# MANU FACTO RID j>T * **■ B»w* KiAniim to. —ELIA8 HOWE , »OR Families and manufacturers. THE GREAT PRIZE. Exroamoa Cnniimi, Far«, 1M7. Awarded o XJffhty-two Competitor*. THIS HIGHEST PREMIUM. zbr only emom or Tax lxoiox or BONOX m OOLL» »»W.T. m ■ cive* to JLatai«*» Sswixs M llahadln the " Moniteur Universel ■■•P'Dmperisl Deere«, fmb •!' (Official Journal «I th« , In th«*r words : French Empli«), td July, Bust Hews, Js. j Fabricate de Much I nr. coudre exposent. Manufacturer of Sewing Machine«, Exhibitor. The Howe Sewing Machines srs celebrated for d..ln* best work, usings much a uralter needle * thsn any other machine. Tb« y are faeturinguf Stitch, silk« ' m adapt'd to «II kind« of Family tewing. «nd Manu evara description, makImr akeautlfuT and perfect e ou Both tide« of the article tewed, and will neither rt K.„ ''BSvK'iSS cannot be surpm Guide go with rat h Family M near per tly alike. If any part need« to b« Family Machine I a Hemmer. Faller • without a rival, and t. Braider. Quitter and free ol charge. Bayera of Sewing Machine* aarvethe Mvdalli. earn ratty Cautioned t« «t f Ella* Howe. Jr . fTradeiuark) Certain partie« have taken ad • 5"?, 0 * 0 *! v«l««lly dUhuneat « Public a« llowe Machine*. SEND FOR CIRCULAR. •*mb«d<rd In each Mac! device« tofu N. B. We have Fuller A R« •r or «elf guide a New Tuck Creaaer aud 1 biu«d, for »II Sewing Macbia SIBLBV Sc STOOPS, tie ««enta for Pennsylvania, New Jeraey, Delà Irftaia, to whom all application« for A re ml'a eaaed at either of the following place* : No «3 Philadelphia. (Principal Ortie« •*r«et^ Pit tabor«. Pennaylrauia, or ■ b* a« F.lrUlh ill No. « Sala» Clair Broad «tract, Newark. horr iB le ::: 1 HA VE SUFFERED WITL CATARRH thWy years, it had destroyed my vo*«* and smelling— impaired my sipht and hearing. In six week« I have been entirely cured. For humanity's sake I will send the recipe for the simple remedy nsed, postage free, to all afflicted. Those wishing or needing the same, will please address. JAS. T. HOLDEN. 8tatlo« D, Bible House«N. Y. T— »at'a Craw« i'rlMlft«ca Are Charming for Light«« Cr«wB Crlaolli_ Are Superior for Elasticity. T ho 1-' Crown CrinoliL.^. Are unequalled for DarabOity. T - ■ CrlaoHoM, In a word, are She beat in (be world. o«4 e widely known than any other. At whole«ale by THOMSON. LANGDON Sl Co.. Ml Broadway, »a C Vaw York. HOWE'S r*YE#r DESCRIPTION OF «CALE a.u*»t» m ara* AJ •4*ia»»*«Tia«. Sund for Catalog«« «ad Circula» ■aakera, tak«a la »art p«y Ht MMBd hMd Scale« of «that MIR for Hit CHEAP. HOWE SCALE CO.. irufc Plaça. N«wY«i* Federal at.. BmMx (ESTABLISHED IN 1835.) FIRST PRIZE GOLD MEDAL. Awarded by th« Amerioan Institut«, New York, 1857, to SCHUTZE & LUDOLFF, FOR THE BEST PIANO FORTES. Bol« Kanufketnrers of Grand and Square Fateai Monitor Plate Piano Fortes, with DOUBLE IRON FRAME. 1 COMPLETE PROTECTION AGAINST VET, COLD OX HOT CLIMATE. (Patented February 90th, I860. ) WARRANTED FOR FIVE YEARS. »mac 8l., New Ymrftu Th« Patent Monitor Plate Plano« by their peculiar Caw ■traction are auprrlor to all other«, and their merit fn Oata raat plank being rapported by the Iron frame, allow the aoundiug board than la poaaaiwed by quantity aa wail ■as r kind of Piauo. By alltv ofth«! tone la largely Increased «nos have been pronounced by tlM «■rivalled Power and Sweetness of Tone, Easy and Agre ea hl« Tonch and Beauty of Rnish. : beat jndgea tab« Moat fl OotUcluilk. Strnkoarl bed I* of to* ns ■ for Mauu low pricM as ta*' tu ring, wo arc «bird fcrior utak Baud for perior fi rolar and Price Liât. NEW YORK PIANO FORTE COMPANY- * (CDARTKKKD MARCH, IBM.) Manufacturait of JB RAIÎD AND SQUARE Agraffe Piano-Fortes. N«. 340 and 343 Second Atcsm, (CORNER OF 90th STREET,) NEW YORK. Bend for descriptive Catalogue and Price Liai« THOSE BEAUTIFUL NEW YORK SILICATE BOOK SLATES, J««t published in the moat attractive atylaa. Oaa m vaa DESCRIPTIVE PRICK LIST. College, School, and Mercantile Book Blote«, (WITH FULL CLOTH HINDI NOS.) for M. POCKET BOOK 8L.ATK, Interleaved, and with raUn '.*»•** ■ witbaoapatoae im-mcJI, • • i IUABTZ SOCK BLATE,^ .oapeto«« CRYSTAL BOOK OLATK. P— *11» BXLICA BOOK BLATX. Interleavad,(alx Slate •tirl«rea)for«rbnol, general purpuaea, with mercantile 4a. «|aui do »«»I M m a I and aruiinaiita. with a.MMlnn«- pc tasa s», â'-SîsIS! acadvmlvi au, I ,,roft«ional uar, with aoan ■Ime pencil. <fo. i au •urforr*} for the .*« l Hj IN» I ofth* abnvr (m ramplre) will be raat. (prepaid b* receipt of th« ■ingle prit r. Everybody want«; everybody b J«M the thing for prartfral A good man wanted for tbli y quirk aa *e«u. ly. apply or addrea» %?u2 Msw York 8ilieate Book » Now York. B rown's U. S. Standard Scales. R«Htoa4. Hay, Coal, Platform, and Grocers Scad«* All Good* Warranted. May 2— Juios of every description. 3 Bar« Is v Street. New York.