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- • * ■j — ~ —— - — - — - • - FOR YOU. A thought! a thought ! for the rosy morn; That comes thro' the gates of dew ! * Hut 1 11 keep a kinder, happier thought ■ For twilight and for you. A word! a word! for the humming bird, A-tilton the jessamine new! \y ill my lip let slip, hut my heart will keep Jts softest words for yon. of •«*./ A s6ngT a song! for the mocking bird * ,Li answer to his so true ! ,* But.you know right well I will always keep k « ** * Sweetest songs for you, ' kiss 1 a kiss ! foifcthc sweet red rose, Aud one for the violet blue ! But standing here at the garden gate, I'll keep one hack for you. sigh ! for my pale white rose, A sigh ! That the chilling night-wind slew ! P J But 1 answer you when the lilies say— 1 am sighing most for y DU. For the Middletown Transcript. tlucstiona and Answers. Why is an unmarried minister popular, in a ywyralation where the other sex has the majority ?—Because among so many flops, he may, perhaps, add another— pup the question. Why are steamboats like lying-in hos pitals r—Because there are so many berths (births) aboard. What is the difference between the new town Hall, aud Cape May?—Only the let ter N—the first has arch windows, aud the second, arch widows—the first, to look out, the second, looking out. Why is Beast Butler like a dolt—a weak-minded fellow V—Because he is a spooney. Why does Beast Butler violate a com mon rule in writing V—Because he crosses liis I's (eyes) instead of his TV What lane would you naturally travel, if you were sent in haste for the doctor V -— Chamlvr-lnin, of course. Why is a retailor of scandal like the Freedmcn's Bureau ?—Because they cir culate false reports. _ Why are some eon inuuities like the .Kingdom of Heaven ?—Because " the in habitants neither marry, nor are given in marriage." Why do some Cynical people think there ,are no women in heaven ?—Because St. John says, " there was silence in heaven for half an hour," and no woman can hold her tongue still for that length of time. Why are Widowers and Old Maids a . Jjke.?—-Because, generally, both parties »would like to be married, if they could. Why are Widowers « nlike Old Maids? '—Because the first, generally, can marry, and the latter can't. What text would Young Ladies of un certain age like a single preacher to dis cuss with them in private?—"Let us love <>no another." What text would they like to impress upon his mind?—" Thou knowost that I -love thee." ** How does a young child, of cither sex, shew its military proclivity directly after it is born and for some time afterwards ? —By attacking the breast-works—by be ing amougthc infantry, by being inarms, and by looking after the N. M. E. (Nice, Excellent, Mother.) Why is the Middletown Bank like the Maryland Institute, Baltimore?-—Because it has a large, fine, handsome Hall con nected with it. What ford do the boarders at Lippin eott's, from up town, have to pass, before they can get to their dinner?—Vander ford, to be sure. Why should the proprietor of the Book Store under the Transcript office be a suc cessful collector ?—Because he is always a Dunning. What is the difference between the cook who serves you with ham and eggs, and the discoverer of the properties of gun powder?—the first is a bacon-fryer, and the latter, Friar Bacon. Is the failure of the staple crop of Del aware the result of the efforts of Bingham and Butler to impeach the I'resident?— Can't say that it is. Both, however, are failures. Fatal Accident.— Mr. James G. Long fellow, un esteemed citizen of Murdcrkill Hundred, residing near Mount Moriah Posfcoffice, had his neck broken and died suddenly, on Thursday morning. He was engaged in hauling hay at the time ; while on a load in the field the oxen started and the wheels of the cart went into a gutter. The movement threw him head foremost to the ground. lie was dead when his assistant, an aged colored man, hut a few steps off, reached him. Mr. L. was about GO years of ago, and leaves a wife and family to mourn his decease.— Dcluicarccin. Swarms oy Revenue Officers. —Under the recent act uf Congress there are 7,040 internal revenue offices created, over 4,000 yet to fill, among winch arc 2"> supervis ors. The law gives the Cuiumissioncr of internal revenue, prohnhly, more patron age than any other officer in the govern ment. Among the gifts to a newly married pair at a town in New Jersey the other »ing, was a broom sent to the lady with the following sentiment : "This trifling gift accept from me, Its use 1 would commend; In sunshiue use the brushy part, In storms the other end.'' cvc I clasped Iter fair white baud in mine— I clasped her beauteous form ; I vowed to shield her from the wind and from tlie fVOfid'io cold storm. She fixed her bcau . teous eyes on mo ; the tears did wildly flow ; but with lier lips she said to me, •»'Confound yon, let me go!" Surprise weddings are the latest novelty at Cleaveland, Ohio. They latte place picnics, oamp-mectings, excursions, and the like. An Irishman remarked of a lady who had been very kind to him, " Bedail she's a perfect gentleman." The corner-stone of a Methodist church at Akron, Ohio, cost jtftO.OOO. HOOFLAND'S GERMAN BITTERS AND Hoofland's German Tonic. L full Tlic Great Remedies for nil Disease* of the LIVER , STOMACH, OR DIGESTIVE OR GAS'S. £ueh I you HOOFIiA \D*S GERMAN HITTERS Is composed of the pure juices (or, as they are medicinally termed Extract*) of Hoots, Herbs, and Harks, making a preparation, highly concen trated, andeutirely/m/rom all alcoholic admixture of any hind. Hoofland's German Tonic Is a combination of all the ingredients of the Hitters, with the purest quality of Sinta Cruz Rum. Orange, &c. making one of the most pleas ant and agreeable remedies ever offered to the public. Those preferring a Medicine free from Alcoholic admixture, will use Hoofland's IGerman'Bitters. have no objection to the combina , as stated, will use .1 Fine Those vl tion of the Bitte HOOFLAND'S GERMAN TONIC ? a are They are both equally good, and contain the same medicinal virtues, the choice between the alter of taste, the Touic being two being Di !'•■ the most palatable. The stomach, from Tndigcsti riety of causes such as , Dyspepsia, Nervous Debility, etc. is very apt to have- its functions deranged. The Liver, sympathizing as closely as it docs with the Stomach, then becomes affected, the result of which is the patient suffers from several or more of the following diseases: Constipation, Flatulence, Inward Piles, Fulness of Blood to the Head, Acidity of the Stom ach, Nausea, Heartburn, Disgust for Food, Fulness or Weight in the Stomach, Sour Eructations, or Fluttering at the Pit of the H ( Sinking ach, Swimming of the Head, Hur ried or Difficult Breathing, Fluttering at the Heart, Choking or Suffocating Sensations when in a Lying Posture, Dimness of Vision, Dots or Webs before the Sight, Dull Pain in thell. cd. Drli- i •!><•> of P M* ion. in the Yellowness of the Ski Side, Back, Chest. Limbs etc. Sudden Flushes of Heat, Burning in the Flesh, C stan t Great Dep of Evil of Spirits, s should ml in in these dis* The su ficrer fr< the greatest caution in the sob of «1; that which lie is for his ease, purchasing < d inquiri sured from his investi pos >rit, is skilfully compounded, is tree and has established true from injurious ingredien for itself a reputation for the cure of the.' we would submit those IN lis s well-known remedies— Hoofland's German Bitters, AM) Hoofland's German Tonic PREPARED DF DR. C. M. JACKSON, PHILADELPHIA. PA. Thirty-five years since they were first intro duced into this country from Germany, during which time they have undoubtedly performed more cures, and benefited suffering humanity to a greater extent than any other remedies known to the public. •dies will effectually c plaint, Jaundice, Dyspepsia, Chronic Debility, Chronic Diarrlura, Diseases of the Kid anil all Diseases arising from a disordered Stomach or Intestine Liver Oom These re > Li DEUILITY. Resulting from any cause whatever; prostra tion of the system, induced by ships, expos There is no medicine exti edics in such eases. A tone and vigor is impart ed to the w hole system, the appetite is strength ened, food is enjoyed, the stomach digests pro perly, the blood is purified, the complexion be comes sound and healthy, the yellow tinge is eradicated from the eyes, a bloom is given to the cheeks, and the weak and nervous invalid be comes« strong and healthy being. Persons advanced in life and feeling the hand of time weighing heavily upon them, with all its attendant ills, will find in the use of this Bitters, or the Tonic, an elixir that will instill new life into their veins, restore in a measure the energy and ardor of more youthful days, build up their shrunken forms, and give health aud happiness to their remaining years. NOTICE. It is a well established fact that fully onc-lialf of the female portion of our population are seldom in the enjoyment of good health, or, to use their own expression, "Jnever feel well.* 4 They are languid, devoid of all energy, extremely nervous, ana have no appetite. To this class of persons the Bitters, or the Tonic is especially recommended. ere labor, hard •n. few t equal to these •m WEAK AND DELICATE CHILDREN Are made strong by the use of either of these of Maras remedies. They will cure every ct mus without fail. TESTIMONIALS, lion. Geo. W. Woodward, his few and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Pa. Philafhlphia, Ml 44 1 find Hoofland's Gerini tonic, useful in the diseases , and of great benefit in ant of nervous action in the Yours, truly, rites : •h 16, 18C7. n Billers is a good of the digestive or ; of debility, and dein. CEO. W. WOODWARD." lion. James Thompson, Judge of the Sup Court of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, April 28, 18G6. I consider 44 Hoofland's Gcr valuable medicine in ease of attacks of Indigestion or Dyspepsia.* lean certify this from my ex perience of it. n Bitters" poet, JAMES T/iOMPSON. of From llev. J. H. Kennard, D. D. Pastor of the Tenth Baptist Church , Philadelphia. Dr. Jackson .—Dour Sir: 1 have 1 fi «■ • with re quently requested to i commendations of different kinds of medicines, but regarding the practice as out of my appro priate sphere, I have in all cases declined ; but with a clear proof in various instances, and par ticularly in my own family, of the use of Dr. Hoofland's German Bitters, l depart for once from my usual course, to exp victiou that .for general debility of the system, especially for Liver Complaint , it is a safe and valuable preparation. In some ease but usually, T doubt not, u will be very benefi cial to those who suffer from the above causes. Yours,' very respectfully. •et my m pair with • full c id cvc J H. KENNARD, Eighth, below Coates St. From Rev. E. D. Fcndall, to tlie me, Assistant Editor , Christian Chronicle, Philada. I have derived decided benefit from the use of Hoofland's German Bitters. d feel it y priv ai valuable touic, : suffering from general debility, or ilege to reco aid them : to all who from diseases arising from derangement of the liver. Yours, truly, E. D. FENDALL. CAUTION.—See that the signature of C. M. Jackson is on tlie wrapper of each bottle. All others arc counterfeit. Principal Office and Manufactory at No. 621 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa. CHARLES M. EVANS, Priprietor. PRTOJ3.—Hoofland's German Bitters, per bot tle, $1.00—half dozen, $.i,00 llooliand's Germau Tonic, put up in quart bottles, $1.50 per bottle, or a half dozen for $7.50 FOR SALE BY ALL Druggists »ml 8torch< epcrs. F.very\rlien Aug. 1—1 year at and who she's LOOK HERE!! fTHIE subscriber lias just opened a New Store, L in Odessa, where he purposes keeping a full assortment of GOODS, £ueh as are generally kept in a country store. I respectfully invite the citizens of Odessa and vicinity to call in, and examine my prices ; and you will find that they will compare with the lowest city prices. Muslins, blc'd and unblch'd, G, 8, 10 and 15cts. 7, 10 aud 12$ " 25 44 Prints, Alpacas, all colors, Grenadines Mozambiques, Challie Delaine, Lawns (Pacific,) Ginghams, Scotch do. Splendid Liueu Duck Cottouades, Heavy Cotton Duck, Demins, 25 10, 12, aud 1ft 44 31 31 a 35 44 25 a 31 44 20 44 25 44 20 44 15 44 80 CtS. a $1,00 80 ets a $1,00 .1 Cambrics Fine all wool Cassimers, Heavy Kerseys, 12J cts. Sugar, brown. White, A und IÎ. 18 Coffee, liest, 28 50 a 80 Coal Oil, 50 $ 1,00 Lard Oil, ( Jheese, Pork aud Shoulders, Hams, covered, Herring, by the bhl. Mackerel. 20 cts 25 $7,50 QUEENS-WARE, -(A Full Assortment, Full Tea Sets, Iron Stone. $7 00 HARD WARE, WOODEN WARE. $2 00 ROOTS, Mens coarse, " Boys " BROGANS, Mens, Ladies' GAITERS, " FINE GOAT, Childrens, very low. 1 fit I 1 50 1 00 §1 75 to 2 00 HATS AND CAPS. $2 75 Linen Blankets, WHIPS, HALTERS, Ac. &c. IN THE NOTION DEPARTMENT MAY UK FOUND A FULL ASSORTMENT. Ladies Gloves and Hosiery. BAL and HOOP SKIRTS, White Goods, A Splendid Line, HULLS, NAINSOOKS, CAftIDRK KS, PLAID MUSLINS, BEILIANTS, Victoria Lawns, Bird-eye Linen, Table Covers, Fine Damask. In all, a well assorted stock of Goods, care fully selected. Bought for cash, and will be sold very low for cash, ten per cent. Give us a call, and save CHARLES T. STRATTON. Odessa, Del. July 18—tf N AUD AIN & BROTHER OF Tim WILL KNOWN CHEAP CORNER O FFER to the public a most desirable stock of Dry Goods, which they purchased before the advance, and will sell at a small profit, Wain asuttu, Willinmsville, and all leading makes of bleached and brown Muslins, 5-4, 9-4 and 10-4 Sheetings, and a lino Stock of Prints fast colors at 12$ cents. An attractive line of Dress Goods, Consisting of Alpacas, Poplins, Mohaire and Wool De Lains, and a nice stock of WHITE GOODS. We have a fine stock of Spring CLOTHS, COATINGS, and fancy CASSIMEBES. which we make a specialty. Boots & Shoes, Selling Low, Just receiving sewed and pegged BOOTS AND SHOES. Ladies and Misses Button and Congress the manufacturers, all to be sold at Gaiters, fr small advance CARPETS, STRAW MATTINGS AND COCOA MATS. A full line WALL PAPER, at city prices. Mackerel, Herring and Shad, always ALL WE ASK TS A CALL, AND SHOW GOODS WITH GREAT PLEASURE. hand. NUDAO & RRO. Middletown. April 18—ly DRUGS & MEDICINES. fil. Richmomd (hambcrlaluc, MIDDLETOWN, DEI»., EALER in Drugs, Medicines, Chemicals and Patent Medicines. Fancy und Toilet Arti cles, Sponges, Brushes, Perfumery and Soaps. Pure Wines and Liquors for medicinal Lamps, Lamp Fixtures, Shades, Wicks, Clean ers, &e. The latest improvements in Burners and Chimneys. Physicians' Prescriptions carefully compounded and orders Physich Medicines complete, warranted genuine and of the best quality. Cigars and Tobacco of the best Baltimore man ufacture. Store—Maine Street, opposite Davis' Hotel. January 18—ly D swered ith and despatch, and Farmers will find our stock ot Middletown Furniture Warerooms. JOSEPH OS. ENOS K EEPS constantly on band an assortment o FURNITURE suitublc to the market, con sisting of COTTAGE SUITS, BEDSTEADS, CHAIRS, WASHSTANDS, Parlor aud Dining Room Furnttnre, &c, ALSO FURNISHING UNDERTAKER. COFFINS of all kinds and styles; Metallic Cas kets ; Patent Burial Cases to order. Jan. 4—tf Dr. J. IE. REGISTER DEV1TST, ELKTON, MD. O FFICE on North street, two doors above Ih Odd Fellows' Ilall. February 8, 1868—tf I.D NEWSPAPERS, O cheap and convenient ppinp Paper, for sale at this office. A T. and Delaware Rail Road Line. Summer Arrangement. O N and after MONDAY, June 8th, 1868, Passenger Trains will run asfo llows, until further notice : Train leaving Crisfield 2.45 A. M. will run every morning, except Monday. All other Sundays excepted. Tr NORTH. Leave Crisfield, 2 46 A. M. " Marion, 44 Kingston, 44 Westover, 44 Prin. Aune, 3 30 44 Eden 44 Fork town 44 Salisbury 4 05 44 Del mar 44 Laurel 44 Seaford 44 Hridgcville 5 00 44 Greenwood 44 Farmington " Harrington 5 30 *1 00 A. M. 44 Felton 14 Plymouth " Canterbury 44 Wil. Grove 44 Camden 44 Dover 44 Moorton 44 Bren ford 44 Smyrna 44 Clayton 44 Sassafras R'd 44 Blackbird 7 30 A. M. 8 00 8 20 for 8 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 23 4 30 4 45 pe A 7 15 7 20 1 00 7 20 1 00 7 25 7 36 0 05 7 50 8 05 8 10 H 05 6 30 8 20 1 05 1 15 1 30 1 45 55 50 2 05 2 10 2 20 8 25 8 35 Townsend 8 40 9 00 9 10 9 25 9 35 2 30 Middlcto'n 7 05 Mt Pleasant St Georges 2 4! 3 10 Be 3 2 44 New Castle 7 45 9 55 Arrive Wilm. 8 03 a. m. 10 15 44 Philad'a 9 30 44 11 45 A. M. 44 Baltimore 1 15 1 ». m 1 15 P. M. 3 45 4 05 6 40 P.M. 8 00 44 SOUTH. 1100 P.M. 8 30 A. M. 5 OOP. M. 9 00 12 25 a.m. 10 10 10 30 10 50 11 00 Leave Phi lad'.a 44 Baltimore 44 Wilm 44 New Castle 12 45 41 Bear 44 St Georges 44 Mt Pleasant 44 Middle!»' 7 25 2 15 I 6 25 6 45 7 00 7 15 7 30 7 50 8 00 8 05 1 11 11 45 4 Blackbird 4 Sassafras 4 Clayton 11 50 12 00 12 05 1 ». m. 8 20 12 15 12 10 12 20 12 40 12 50 a I 5 2 05 Arrive .Smyrna 8 80 Leave Brenford 44 Moorton 44 Dover 44 Camden 8 8 3f 2 30 8 55 9 05 9 16 9 20 9 20 9 30 9 45 P. M. Wil. Grove 05 r terlmry Plymouth Felton 1 10 1 10 1 20 Harrington gton rood Bridgcville 3 50 Seaford 3 20 1 40 i 1 55 (1 2 05 2 15 2 35 4 10 L •el 4 30 Delmur Salisbury Fork town Eden 3 10 3 40 4 00 4 15 4 50 5 10 5 30 5 45 6 25p.m. 6 05 p.m. 5 05 Prin. Anne 5 40 Westover 5 50 Kingston 44 Marion Arrive Crisfield New Castle Trains.— Leave New Castle for Wilmington and Philadelphia at 12 05 P. M.— d on Mondays at 7 45 A. M. Leave Philadel >hia 12 00 M. aud Wilmington 1 15 P •few Castle. Smyrna Branch Trains. —Additional to those for Clayton 11 45 A. M. Leave Clayton for Smy 8 40 A. M. and 2.10 P. M. to make connection with trains to and fr South. A. M. Sundays and Mondays excepted, to con nect w'ith express, and return leaving Clayton at 6 45 A. M. Trains leaving Crisfield at 2 45 A. M., and Wilmington going South at 12 25 A. M. will in close connection v\ ith Steamboats to Norfolk aud 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 station to which they have tickets. . M. for above leave Smyr and 8 10 P. M. Dover, and Stations Also, train will leave Smyrna at 6. 15 of E. Q. SEW ALL, Superintendent Delaware R. R. April 18. CHEAP DM GOODS. Andrew E. Crow & Co, W OULD respectfully inform the citizens of Middletown and surrounding country that they have commenced the Dry Goods Business at at 207 Market St. Wilininglon, Del. where they intend to keep a large and well selected stock of FOREIGN & DOMESTIC DRY GOODS, such ns Merinoes, Poplins, Alpacas & Cobiirgs, BOTH BLACK AND COLORED. Wc would call special attention to our stock of Table and Shirting Linens, BLEACHED AND UNBLEACHED MUSLINS, CALICOES AND DOMESTICS. A FULL LINE OF CLOTHS AND CASSIMEBES, FUR MEN AND BOYS' WEAR.-Q^ and Arti and the man Please call and examine our stock and prices before purchasing. QUICK SALES & SMALL PROFITS. DO NOT FORGET TIIE NUMBER, ot »07 MARKET STREET, Wilmington, Del. ANDREW E. CROW & CO. January 25—ly DR. MUSGROVE, DENTIST, ELKTON, MARYLAND, O FFICE—Opposite the Presbyterian Church. Teeth Extracted without Pain by the use of :s Oxide Gas ; or by the latest improvement —tlie Sphay Producer, formed by Rigoline or Ether. This Narcotic Spray is used where sensitive teeth arc to be excavated preparatory to filling. Also, for painless 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 operations will please notify by mail, or other wise, thereby saving disappointment and loss of time. Tooth Powder and Mouth Wash kept'constantly on hand; also, Dr. J. D. White's Dentiue. THOMAS II. MUSGROVE, D. D. S. Elkton, Md., January 18, 1868—ly o con N &c, Cas Ih James II. Frazer, M. O. GLASGOW, DEL. services to the public, of R. M. Black Vsq. O FFERS his professional Office at the residence Jan. 4—y. A CARD TO THE BUBLIC. rriHE undersigned, having rented the large and convenient room formerly occupied by Mr. E. Jump, at Warwick, 1ms just opened u large and complete assortment of all kinds of GOODS, necessary to be kept in a first class store. Having come among you for the purpose of making honest living, he hopes by close attention to b iness to receive a share of the public patronage, pledging himself to make it to your interest to give him a eall, intending to sell any and all goods as low the shore; call in and examine, and if it is not ; not compelled to buy. No charge showing goods. they can be bought i v tow for Look at Some of the Prices, Calicoes 8, 10, 12 and 16 cents per yard. Bleached and Brown Muslins, 10, 12, 15, 18, and 23 cents per yard. Good and all wool Cassimcres, 65, 75, and $1.00 Fine Black Cloths and Cassimcres r yard. pe from $1,25 to $5,00. A Fine Stock of Ready Made Clothing AT VERY LOW PRICES. G ROCE RIES. Brown Sugar, 12$, 16 and 17 cents, White, 17, and 1H cents per Hi. Green Coffee, 25 and 30 cents pr. lb. Burnt Coffee. 30 cents per lb. Good Molasses, 55, cts per gal. Best Syrup, $1,00 per gallon. Pure Cider Vinegar, 40 cts. per gal. Coal Oil", the very best, 50 cts. per gallon. of QUEENSWARK, HARDWARE, TINWARE, tvOODEN ami WILLOW-WARE. NOTIONS. Hosiery, Gloves, Fs es, Edgings and Trimmings. cy Soaps, Perfumery, La BOOTS, SHOES, IIATS and CAPS, a fill line, at low' prices. Oil Cloths, Table Covers, Straw Mattings and Carpetings. Collars, Bridles, Halters, Rope and Chain Tra ces, Shovels, Spades, Rakes and Hoes. All kinds of e change for goods, at the highest market prices. try produce taken i ex WOOL WANTED. The highest Call it mrkot price given for Wool. d if there is anything d examine (l don't see it, call for it d we will vaut e it. in P. S. f ir 'Remember trouble show goods. Repectfully; May 30-1 y A. W. SPARKS. COAL OIL. GOAL OIL. IE «■«-SAFEST.-WSt «-Best. "SS am .L ^rClIKAPEST OlL.-V»^ fur Illuminât iug surposes the market. WE GUARANTEE IT TO UK JtyALL THAT IS REPRESENTED, AND At Lcmn Cost lo lîeaiei'M, F#' THAN CAN BE DU IICHASED In this or the Philadelphia Market. GIVE US A CALL. Thompson &, Co. Wholesale and Retail Dealers in COAL OIL, LARD SPERM WIIALE OILS, S. W. Corner of 2d and Market Streets WILMINGTON, Del. The Persian Healing Soap, will positively rc the Face. Cure Tetter,'Salt and all diseases of the scalp and Skin. Try it. move Pimples Klieu Ladies if you want fair Skin and beautiful • Tar hat is claimed the Persian Healing complexion, Soap. It is guurranteed to do for it. Price 25 cents per cake. For the bath and toilet nothing is better than the Persian Healing Soap. Price 25 cents. G. B. THOMPSON, Sole Agent for the State. Sold by Druggists and Grocers. August 22—tf. r.I WM L. CHALK'S, Flour, Feed aud Provision Store No. 9. West Main St. Middletown, Delaware. K EEPS constantly Flour, Meal an hand the liest grades of d Feed of all kinds, Corn and Oats. Vegetables of all kinds in their season, also, Fresh Meat, Beef, Veal and Mutton, sliced Ham, Dried Beef, Bologna Sausage, Butter and Eggs. Market days—Wednesday and Saturday. titles of 5» lbs. d to purchasers free ticks will be sold at Flour, Feed and Meal, i and upwards will bedeliv of charge. All the above the very lowest Cash prices, ail goods cash delivery. Thankful for the liberal Patronage of the past year, I hope by strict attention to bus iness to merit a continuance of the same. P. S.—Having made arang Odessa stage driver, to take orders for me, I will visit Odessa, three limes a week, Mondays, Wed nesdays and Saturdays, and deliver Fh and Feed, in quantities tosuit. to Mr. Money, will receive prompt attention. This arrangement will be continued with Mr. Chance or his driver, at the expiration of Mr. Money's time. Having made arrangements with the Celebra ted Miller, Mr. Drummond, to be supplied with his best Flour, I ean sell the same at his tail prices. ith the -, Meal Orders delivered d others fro the c iliumt the trouble of driving to the mill, by bringing their money to No. 9. and get their food for Man, aud Beast. May 30-If Farmer* try can be supplied, FRANCIS TARONI ESPECTFULLY informs his friends public generally, that he has on the north-east corner of Broad streets, Middletown, and is prepared to do all kinds of R d the ntlv located and Lake ESobisc and Sl^ci Painling, Graining, China Glossing, Calcemining, Paper Hanging, «See. All work done with neatness and despatch. eall, as he flatters himself that he will be able give salisfuc to all who favor hi All orders will be thankfully received and promptly attended to. January 11—6ra He invites the public eivc hi with their custom. LIVERY STABLE. H OUSES AND CARRIAGES for hire at the Stables of L. R. Davis' Middletown Hotel, safe, and fill drivers ill be The horses provided when desired. Terms ply to Jan. 4.—y. iderate. Ap THOS. MURRAY, At the Stables. WANTED. HOUSEKEEPER, to go to Sassafras Neck Cecil county, Md. References required. Fo other information applv to, WM. M. KNIGHT. Address}—Cecil ton, Cecil Co. Md. A terms, June 13—tf GRANVILLE WORRELL, 220 AND 222 MARKET STREET, Wilmington, Del. A for and 011 that AMERICAN, ENGLISH, GERMAN AND FRENCH of DRY GOODS. ENGLISH AND AMERICAN CARPETS and Oil Cloths. CHINA AND CALCUTTA MATTINGS, MATS, RUGS, &c. &c. W E arc prepared lo fill orders fur Churches, "IloteJs, Private Dwellings and Public liuiUI •, iucludiug Sheets, els, Curtains, Cor ing, furnishing them complet Blankets, Co niccs, Stair Rods. Carpets, Oil Cloths, D. Ac. Orders will he taken and estimates furnished of the whole cost, with articles furnished or oth erwise, as parties commencing housekeeping may prefer. We cannot cn terpanes, T asks, leading depart r business, but lines in »rate even mts, owing to the extent of t •ortment of Varioui have full DRESS FABRICS, MOURNINGS, WHITE GOODS, FURNISHING GOODS, HOSIERY, FLANNELS, &c. &c. &c. Our Inn- experience, combined mate and extensive acqnniutn d best Import! try giv ith •c with the largest 1 Domestic il s of this shared 1 ta us. ot li by •ish distim tfy to stale tl low or lowt of pared to Ithiu Merchant». •II always than I *h Hade l TITR MOTTO ■ run norm CHEAP. I'ltOMlT AM) RELIABLE. March 7, 10U8—ly MIDDLETOWN STOVE HOUSE. S. W. ItOVIKRTS, rnAKES ph -L of Middleiow sing to his friends ■e in mou li trv that the liberal patrongo he I duced him to otter to the public the greatest va riety, and best selected stock of Stoves, both Cooking aud Heating, ever offered in Middletown, and at prices that cannot fail to please. Among the assortment arc the following d has i COOK STOVES. NOBLE COOK, WM. ULAN, MONITOR LEHIGH, NIAGARA, CORAL COOK, and others made in the city. PARLOR STOVES. BRILLIANT. GAS BURNING BASE, GEM. DEW DROP, UNION AIR TIGHT, OUR PARLOR. Also, SEXTON'S PARLOR HEATERS. Stoves of all kinds suitable for Stores, Offices, Bar-rooms, and School Houses. Also, the Morning Glory and the Oriental, both •y. They can in operation at the store of the proprietor. All sizes of Bar-room Stoves aud Ten-plate Stoves repaired at short notice. Old Stoves taken in exchange. J&Ö-T1N WARE at wholesale and retail. surpassed in beauty 1 ellicie be As I have practical workmen employed, I think me with Particular attention paid to Roof I Cl give satisfaction to all ho fav their work. ing and Spouting. S. W. ROBERTS. Middletown, January 4, 1868 —ly Marble Hall, the Great Popular Clo thing House. B OVS' JACKETS, COATS und FAKTS, Men's Fine Cloth Coats, »Men's Suck Coats, Men's English Walking Coats, Men's French Sack Coats, Men's Black Pants, Men's Fancy Pants. We have THE REST AMD FINEST STO CK OF Men's it Boy's Clothing in the City together with a superior stock of Piece Coods fi«i* C ustom Work, at less than gold rates. Persons visiting the city, who may he i of anything in the Clothing line, should not fail •ant to visit SMITH, BRO'S. & CO., Marble Hull G loth iraj House, 40 Wtl t Ilaliiiiiore Street. Baltimore, Md. Jan 4—ly BLACXSMITHING AND YVTieelwi-igliting. rpiIE undersigned have commenced the above X business in Middletown, i Anderson streets, and solicit a share of the pub lic patronage. They llatter themselves that their not be surpassed. The Blacksmithing will be conducted by John C. Vaudenbroak, and the Wheel righting department by J. Leauby. Wagon, Plow aud all kinds of country work and Coach Smithing, done to order. ßjF Repairing neatly and promptly attended to. Special attention give All work warranted to give perfect satisfaction. John c. vaxdknbraak, LEAUBY & LEE. •lier of Mai nd to the rej iring. 9. April llth, 1S6S—tf. DR. J. J. VANDERF0RD C*rn<liintc of tl»e Pennsylvania College of DENTAL SURGERY, H AVING located in Middletown, Pel.< respectfully unuouuces to the public' that he is prepared to perform all operations per taining to the practice of DENTISTRY. he ARTIFICIAL TEETH Mounted on Dental Vul lo metals in its adapt cauito, a material superi ability and durability. Persons having badly adjusted gold plates a have them exchanged for the Vulcanite. Great care w ill be given to Children's Teeth; irregularties corrected, and deciduous teeth pre served until the permanent ones make their appearance. JZ£CA superior Dentifrice constantly on hand. Office seven doors east of the Bank/ January 4, 1868—ly m ATTEND TO Y OC It TEETH. F EW persons are properly impressed with the importance of giving early - attention to decaying teeth. The health is often affected by them, to say nothing of the inconve nience anil suffering, which they produce. It is important to have all caries promptly arrested. If treated in time most teeth may lie preserved. be Teeth Extracted Without Pain by the use of Nitrous Oxide Gas, a harmless and pleasant anesthetic. J. J. YANDERFORD. D. D. S. Middletown, Del. May 9-tf LUMBER. LUMBER. rpiIE subscribers offer to the citizens of Middle* A town and surrounding country their thanks for the very liberal patronage they have received, and embrace this medium in announcing to all builders and contractors and those in want <» Lumber, that they arc prepared to supply them 011 the most liberal terms. 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 of SPRUCE, HEMLOCK, AND OAK FRAMING STUFF, ALL SIZES. WHITE PINE BOARDS, HEMLOCK " OAK PLANK, WHITE PINE DO WHITE PINK SIDING. YELLOW PINE FLOORING, IIK.MLOOK PLASTERING LATHES.. SPRUCE AND CYPRESS SHINGLES. PLAIN AND FANCY PICKETING. SASH, DOORS AND BLINDS. iSuiitiisipr Hardware, Æf?' NAILS AND SPECIALITIES. jgf BRICKS, CALCINE PLASTER, LIME & HAIR. II E WES' I» Il USPHATE. PAINTS, OIL, TURPENTINE, VARNISH, DRY JAPAN, GLASS. J. B. FENIMORE & CO., On the Railroad, above the National Hotel. J&uuurv >f I OB PRINTING. o Having received a large supply of new aud beautiful type, we of every description, from the finest and mont delicate card, to the largest poster. - prepared to do Job Work iml most showy ORDERS FOR CARDS, CIRCULARS, BLANKS, DEEDS, MORTGAGES, FUNERAL NOTICES, BANK CHECKS, PROGRAMM ES, BALL TICKETS, PROMISSORY NOTES, BILL-HEADS, KN V ELOPES, PAMPHLETS, HANDBILLS, POSTERS, HORSE BILLS, &c. Ac. ill he promptly attended to, at moderate rates. Printing done ii kinds of Fancy Com Gold, Buokze, and all FUND YOUR ORDERS TO Tlie Transcript Office, MIDDLETOWN, DEL. Jan 25* tf LEND ME YOUR COUNTENANCE. I F you want a family mil irt good likeness of yourself J. M. HORNING'8 ONE DOOR WEST OF ROBERT'S STO VR AND TIN HOUSE. MiddlHowii, where y little Pearl Ferrotype to the life-si the beautiful Photograph, of thenmelvcH or friends should embrace this opportunity und call at once. Particular attention paid to copying daguerro types or large size 1'hutograplis. A proff will be shown before the pictures are finished. A good assortment of Rustic and other Frames hand. ill get pictures fr All wli ish a correct like mbrotypes of deceased persons into card It will afford is pleasure to have y< cult aud exa c spcci January 4—tf J. M. HORNING. GOLD MEDAL PIANOS AND PARLOR ORGANS. STIFF'S PIANOS,-—THE BEST NOW MADE. /'tdl.n MEDAL for the best Pi: V.T tured 1ms lice to CHAU LES M. STI EFF ccd by the best Professoi BEST PIANOS, Haiti s nmnufac arded for the year 1867, d pronoun Baltiniorc to be the petition with ml n c •e, I'hi lade! phi <1 New York Pianos. s contain improvements that are ■nts, and arc all made id out of the host sea soned material, and warranted for five years. d examine for yourselves. They are sold at lower prices than any other house. SECOND H AND PIANOS from $50 to $300. Also, PARLOR ORGANS for sale cheap at STIEFF'S, .No, 7 North Liberty Street, January 4, 1868. Baltimore. I'i Stiel!' not to be i tlier mst Call TURBINE WATER WHEEL, D it. T. J. KINDLEBKUGEU'S latest impro ved patent. Double Cdilic-Venl Buckeye TURBINE WATER WHEEL, Patented November 4th, 1862, and July llth, 1865. WM. II. SPRATT, Millwright. Cherry Hill, Cecil county, Md. GENERAL AGENT. April 11, 1868—1 y First Class Boarding House. NO. 7« SHARP STREET, BALTIMORE. square ft cm the B. and O. R. R. Depot t d three squares from the Eastern Shore Stiambuat Wharf. Located M US. GDSTAVCS WHIliHT, lnte of Chester tow n, Kent county, Mnryland, informs her friends und the public pcnemliy that she will commodate, on reasonable terms, Transient Per manent and Table boarders. Jan. \ f y. MANSION HOUSE HOTEL, Nurth Ire*! Corner Fayette £ St. Raul Sts. OPPOSITE BARN UM 8 CITY HOTEL, BALTIMORE. Isaac Alhcrstoii.Proprietor. jZS*'This is one of the most pleasant and tral locutions in the city. January 4, 1868 —1 y ccn FOR SALE. C ANARY BIRDS, for Sale, at $3.50 per pair. Apply to B. F. LIPPINCOTT, National Hotel, Middletown, Del June 6—3m