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IDLXTOWS, us to 8ATUBDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 14, IMS. are Gen. Grant is said to have snubbed some of his political supporters, sinee his return to Washington. We hope he will ■tot be more tolerant of the toadies of the opposite party, who are preparing to thrust themselves under his notice. If current raiaora are true, no small part in the in auguration ccremouies will be taken by the democracy. From Philadelphia the regiment of National Guards, fully armed and equipped, and commanded by General Lyle, sheriff of Philadelphia, will attend. This is a democratic organization, whioh did gallant service during the war, it is aaid. The Fairmount and Good-Will en gine companies and the Wecoacoe Hose, all democratic companies, will be present in honor of the President elect. A Wash ington letter also says that a movement is on foot, and gaining ground in that eity, to have all the Democratic Electoral votes Oast for Gen. Grant. The arguments grave ly adduced for such a course, are, that it would make Gen. Grant a President elect ed by a majority of the people ; whereas, if the Eleotorai votes of the States which gave Radical majorities are alone cast for Grant he will take his seat evidently at the bidding of a. minority of the whole people. It is further gravely alleged, that such a course will be a guarantee that should General Grant's administration be a conservative one, he will be backed np by the Democracy in bis inevitable quarrel with the extreme branch of the Radioal party. But, what if it should nut be aervative t By their officiousness they would be plaie J in sn awkward unpleasant position, and wonld rest under an impu tation of inconsistency which wonld admit of no defence. No guarantee is needed that the Democrats will sustain the Administration, if it should be tive ; and wo do not tbink that Democrats need to oonoern themselves about Gen. Grant being a minority President, for such a thing it no novelty. With or with out n majority of the whole people, he will he the next President if be lives ; and Democrat, with becoming self-respect, will be found swelling the ranks of presidential flatterers and parasites, and with obseqni oua bow and grimace, fawning at the foot stool of power. A Presidential kick wonld be the Attest return ■ for such May they not foil to receive it. for and con new conserva 111. a course. The Next Step.— Some unsophistica ted people thought that after slavery abolished there would be an end of the wan negro question. But not so. Wendell Phillips, who for years has shaped the •tzsme of the Radical party, in hot haste, on the day after the late election addressed % Jotter to Gen. Grant, through the press, demanding the passage of a constitutional amendment forbidding a state to disfran chise any of its citizens on account of a race or oolor. This is to be the next step in the march of fanatical "progress, rights of ths States to regulate suffrage for themselves, so ostentatiously proclaim ed in the Chicago platform, and recognised ss a cardinal principle of our compact, is to be ignored, and the negro enfranchised. It subverts the Constitution and repudiates the Chieago platform at one and the time. Forney, also, joins Phillipps in de manding this amendment, for be says tbe Radicals will not have the requisite two thirds in the 41st Congress. The The Republican papers refer to the di minished Democratic majority in Mary land, at the late election (32,000) evidence of the growth of Republicanism in that State. Let any one consult the registration, and he wilt see that voters enough remained at home on the day of the olection, to have swelled the Démo cratie majority to over fifty thousand. The vote was 6000 short in Baltimore (Tty alone, and one thousand short of a full poll iu many of tbe oonnties. Nearly all the absentees were Democrats, as the Republicans polled nearly their full strength In every plaoc. A foil vote can never be polled, unless there ere local candidates v upon the ticket, to bring out ell the voter*. Besides, every Maryland Demo crat knew that the State was safe, there fore they wore Indifferent as to a foil vote at the late election. ss sn It is rumored in Wssbington that Gea. Grant bean a strong antipathy to offiee , and that comparatively few re wovals will be made. The ins will have tbs advantage of tbe outs, this time, if this be true. The Republicans will have less than a two-thirds majority in the next Congress, unless they ejeet some ton or fifteen Dem ocrats, which it is believed they will not scrapie to do. "A Charade" in verra, will appear next week. We will send the Trantcrip! free, for one year, to the lady or gea tie man who first solves it. Sl. Wa intended to give the returns eom to his ed in us are so muddled that we are unwilling to burden our oolumna with them, as they are valueless, until corrected, for future reference. In New Castle coqnty 9178 votes were polled, as follows : j. Rep. Majority. 4230 713 4964 4218 746 4966 4217 746 4217 676 6065 4167 888 4981 4246 685 4964 4216 748 The following flgures show the result for President in the State : Dem. Electors, Congress, Senator, Representatives 4898 Sheriff, Coroner, Levy Court, 4943 Seymour. Orant. Majority. New Castle, 4943 4280 713 2876 1816 1560 8186 1888 1253 Kent, Sussex, 10955 7429 8526 Since the above -was in type the Proc lamation of the Governor has been made pnblie. The official majority of the Dem ocratic Electors, in the State, is 8,848, and for Maj. Benjamin T. Biggs, for Con gress, 8,325. Hon. John A. Nicholson's majority in 1866 was 1,880. In this county the vote for McKim, (Radical) 4,408; for was, Nicholson, 4,810. The Democrats have, therefore, gained 649 in New Castle county and 1,975 in the State on the Congress ional vote. The Republican vote in this county has fallen off 190. of at It The following is the result for Presi dent in all the States ; PSKSIDZIIT, 1868 PBSSIDSNT, 1884. , Grant, ITCIellan, Lincoln. Dem. Seynu Had. Galifornia Connecticut.0 Delaware. Illinois.... Indiana... 5 ft 0 o o 3 0 0 1G 16 0 .0 13 ta 0 .0 Iowa 8 8 0 Kansas... Kentucky Maine. Maryland.7 Massachusetts... Ü Michigan. Minnesota.0 Missouri.. Alabama. Arkansas.0 Florida. Georgia Louisiana.7 Nebraska.0 Nevada.0 New Hampshire 0 New Jersey...... 7 New York.33 Ohio..., Oregon Pennsylvania... .0 Rhode Island.... 0 0 3 0 3 11 11 0 0 7 7 0 0 7 0 0 12 12 o 8 I 0 0 4 4 0 II 11 0 0 8 0 0 5 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 I o 0 . I 8 0 3 5 0 I 0 o 33 o 21 21 0 0 s 0 26 26 4 0 4 Tennessee.. 10 0 Vermoat. West Virginia...0 Wisconsin.0 North Carolina..0 South Carolina.,0 3 0 6 - ■ I 0 0 « 0 Total.80 Necessary to a choice 148. 214 21 216 Democratic Gains. —Besides electing Democratic Governors in New York and New Jersey, tbe Democracy of the Union have gained thirty-five members of Con gress, as follows : Arkansas... Georgia. Illinois. Indiana. Louisiana.. Maryland.., Minnesota.. Missouri.... New Jersey The probabilities are that the Radicals will have from fifteen to eighteen less than a two-third majority in the House. 2'New York_ 4 North Corolina. 1 Ohio. 1 Pennsylvania... 4 South Carolina 1 Tennessee. .A .4 .3 .1 2 l Total... 3 ...33 t Repeal K the Oflte-TeHn Act. The odious tenure-of-office bill with which the Radioal Revolutionists in Con gress tied the hands of President Johnson, would be found a very inoonvenient piece of party maohinery with a Radioal Presi dent in tbe chair. It it therefore already proposed to repeal it. But it U meanly and no doubt falsely alleged, in the sub joined extract, that tbe Democrat* intend to move in the matter, and that the Radi cals will forestall them. This is done to break tbe force of the glaring inconsisten cy of tbe Radicals, and as a' pretext for the repeal of tbia piece of palpable and unparalled political scoundrelism. Presidential Privileges. —It ia said that certain democratic members intend to introduoe a bill for the restoration of tbe privileges of the presidency to' Gen. Grant, and it is believed that the republi cans will anticipate them, and that an act will pass in December, from the fourth of March, which will give tbe new President the full privileges of his office.— Wath. Cor. N. Y. Tribune. a be full to take effect. The press of the country are endeavor ing to foreoast the policy of the incoming administration. Radicals, Conservative* and Democrats, are all speculating upon the subject, but know no mon than the man in the moon. We doubt if General Grant himself knows much more than they do. He will be governed by eireumatan oes, bat is Hkely to look to kis radical ad visers for direction. re if Tub Coniular System.—T he fifth audi tor of that for a not the Treasury Department reports r the year ending June 80th, 1868, aggregate salaries paid to the United 8tates consuls, including loeees in ehange, amounted to $873,750. The to Ul receipts in fen* Ä "— ; — - $486.170, showing ex of the United St porting until tbo tie to over $60,000 a year. of the to tle of so Sxrehadb.— The Odessa 8axe-Horn IV Representative to the General Assembly of Delaware, from St. George's Hundred, Joe. W. Van degrift, Esq. on Wednesday evening last. The band presented itself in front of Mr. Vandegrift's residence, aud began to dis course some stirring airs ; when to the surprise of the members they found a number of his friends were assembled al ready in advanoe. After the music bad ceased, Messrs. Nowland and Vanderford welcomed them in behalf of thoir host, to share in the congratulations and festivi ties of the oooaaion. Mr. Yandegrift in his usual agreeable and pleasant extended a hearty weloome to the läge; shaking of hands, smiling counte nances and words of cheer went the rounds. Republicans and Democrats min gled in the same cordiality that existed contending political parties days of yore. In due time the assemblage was conduct ed to the dining room, where a table was beneath the load of those itien that satisAes the ora vings of the inner man. Toasts were drank, responses given. A ppoquinimink met in close embrace her neighboring ter 8t. Georges ; Pencader kissed in dual form—embracing made the trio complete. Eating, now the in turn, over and both the eating and drinking, when an utterance needed any qualiAcation. After several songs were sung the guests took leave of their host, leaving with him their thanks for the sumptuous entertain ment, and their well wishes for the publio oareer upon which he has so auspiciously entered. Band serenaded our worth msnner assemb in the tween spread, groaning peculiar commod sis occupation; drinking then over again "qualifying" Protractrd Meeting. —There is one of the greatest meetings now in progress at tbe " Union," on the Smyrna Circuit, that has been known for many years. It has beon protraoted now for eight weeks, with great sucoess. On last Sabbath evening the house wob crowded, there were at least six hundred persons present. It is said there were one hundred aud fifty vehicles, besides " horse baokers." Already some eighty have professed a ehange of heart. Oar Republican fellow citizens had a little jollifloation to themselves, here, on Tuesday night. Thoir dwellings were il luminated, and a torch-light prooession, preceded by drum and fife, marehed and countermarched through the streets. A couple of " baby-wakers" uttered mimic thunder in the line of the prooession, and for some time after the procession was dis missed. Cheers and huzzas were sent up, with rockets and Roman candles, along tbe line of the procession, and the affair passed off much to the satisfaction of those participating in it. Fourteen horse carts, recently engaged upon the Kent Rail Road, passed through here yesterday, on their way to New Jer . Work is suspended, for the present, on that road. The Commercial says:— We learn that Hayden A Co. of Balti more, the new successful bidders for com pleting the Kent Railroad bave thrown up the contract, and that a new award has been made necessary. sey Isaac Sinex, of Newport, New Castle Co. committed suieide on Wednesday by shooting himself. He was for many years in blaoksmithing and was a 2 engag spectable and worthy oitisen. We pre sume that he was near seventy years of age. It is said that he has been laboring under aberration of mind for some time back.— Republican. re The Right Rev. Alfred Lee, D. D. Bishop of the Diocese of Delaware, will (D. V. ) officiate in Saint Ann's Church, Middletowu, on Sunday morning next, 15th inst, and at night in the Chapel ' Middletown at 7 o'clock. ill We hear that Mr. G. Parker, on yes terday, Bent some 15 teams to Masseys Cross Roads to comuicnbe grading the braneh road from that place to Townsend. The Queen Anne's and Kent road has now only about six miles to grade. James Nicholson, Esq. of Pencader Hundred, has reoeived the appointment of Recorder for New Castle county, from Gov. Saulsbury. We doubt not that Mr. Nicholson will make a very efficient officer of Resigned. —Rev. C. H. Shield, motor of St. Stephen's Church, in Sassafras Neck, has resigned his charge to accept a call tendered by tbe vestry of Christ Church at Washington, D. C. The Delaware Republican says a move ment is on foot to re-install Col. A. H. Grimshaw as Post-master in Wilmington. The hank of Smyrna has declared a div idend of 6 per oent. for the last ' months, clear of tax. six Presidential Electors. —Tbe Presi dential Electors, chosen in each State meet at the oapital of their respective States on the first Wednesday in Decem ber. They vote by distinct ballots for President and Vioe-Prasident, and send the result, carefully sealed, by a special messenger, to Hon. Benj. F. Wade, Pres ident of the Senate. Tbe Senate and Honae, having fixed a day for a joint convention, will assemble together in tbe House. Mr. Wade will open the certificates, count the votes, and aunounee that Ulysses S. Grant is elected President and Schuyler Colfax Vice-President of the United States. The Supreme Court of the District of Columbia on Friday discharged John F. Surratt from custody. Some weeks ago, the prisoner, after pleading the- limitation act, was discharged, the prosecution ob jecting and entering an appeal. The ap peal is now dismissed by the Supreme Court, on the ground that no appeal lias ■gainst a criminal judgement in favor of th* defendant. It is said the party in fcvor at a repub rapidly gaining ground in Spain. ic, is Bat little ie known here of the progrew of the revolution in Cub*. The author itiea of the Island are careful to permit the publication of notbiug which proper idea of the difficulties of t eminent with the revolutionists. We have been permitted to make the follow ing extract of a letter datod Havana, Oc tober 29th, to a gentleman in this oity s •* You already know that the inhabi tants of the eastern part of this Island d proclaimed dependence of the Island. The Govern ment bos sent about ten thousand soldiers to cheok the revolution, but until the pres ent it seems they have been able to do lit tle or nothing, on acoount of the difficul ties the troops And in marching through unsettled districts oovered with rooks and woods, and where many men are lost without seeing the enemy. Whole com panies have often been obliged to run for their lives without having Ared a single shot. Our papers publish every day ac counts of the victories obtained by the royal troops, but we well know wliat this means, for though we read that so many of the enemy were killed and wounded and so many prisoners taken, we And in the same account that tbo killed and wounded were taken away by the rebels, who would not be overtaken in their precipitate Aight. In another part of the paper we are told that one prisioncr was taken and marched through the nearest town, whioh proves that taking prisoners is a rare occurrence with our brave troops. Our present vio tories are similar to those obtained in St. Domingo, and the result will probably be the same. The Government is doing everything in its power to crush the rev olution, but it has not the means to do it effectually, and no help can be expected from the mother country. We do not yet know what will be the result of the pres ent oonAiot. No business is done in the city ; money is so scarce that even our National Bank cannot cash its notes, and the latter can only be changed for gold at the stores at 4 or 6 per oent. discount. gives a the Gov have rison in arms an the in Repartait Filibustering Expedition to C«tbn. The following extract is taken from a long report published in the New York World of yesterday. We give it merely as a rumor : The highly important events that have transpired in Spain duriug the last five weeks, which have resulted in the over throw of one of the oldest thrones pn the European Continent, has drawn the at tention of adventurers and filibustering Americans to tbe unprotected or weak state of the defences of the ever-faithful Isle of Cuba. An expedition, or rather series of expe ditions, are now in process of fitting out, the objective point of such being some central point for general concentration iu the heart of Cuba. These expeditions are severally being organized in New York, Mobile, Boston and New Orleans The object of these several expeditions, when united, is the annexation of Cuba to the United States. Communication has been established be tween the leading insurgents now in arms against the authority of the Captain-Gen eral Lersundi and the different chiefs of the movement in the United States. In New York oity the acknowledged leader of the filibustering movement is a Colonel George W. Gibbons, who has held a commission and served in the vol unteer force em war. Colonel Gibbons is about twenty eight year* of age, is a man of powerful frame, and when a mere lad served under the ill-fated General William Walker, iu hi* Nicaraguan filibustering movement. during the late DELAWARE LEGISLATURE. The Legislature of Delaware will be composed of the following gentlemen, all of whom are Democrats, exoept the first two Senators. SENATS. N. Castle Co.John G. Jackson, Curtis B. Ellison, Charles Gooding, James Williams, John H. Hall, Thus. H. Denney, Sussex Co.John H. Paynter, Jacob Bounds, George Russell, REPRESENTATIVES. Lot Cloud, Dr. Jno. A. Brown, Albert H. Silver, William Dean, George F. Brady, Jos. W. Vandegrift, Jaoob Deakyne, Kent County .William C. Jump, Benj. F Hamm, Thomas J. Marvel, W. W. Meredith, Robt. J. Reynolds, Henry 0. Woloott, James R. Mitchell, Sussex Co.Isaac Conuoway, Peter Robinson, Shepard P. Houston, Philip W. Mathews, . John S. Bacon, John Hiokman, Win. B. Tomlinson,* RECAPITULATION. Deni. Kent Co. N. Castle Co. li T Senate House. 7 21 0 28 2 A Nsw Rural Family Papkk. —Mes srs. Pettengill, Bates & Co. et 87 Parkl Row, New York fore January next they will issne the first number of a Rural and Famil per, to be called Hearth and to he devoted to all that pertains to coun try life, in its broadest sense." The pub lishers state that the paper will not be par tisan or sectarian. Donald G. Mitehell (better known ns lk Marvel) will bave the general editorial charge, while the home and fireside department will be subject to the supervision of Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe, who is also engaged as a reg contributor. Other talent is enlisted special departments, and the publishers promise to epara no labor or expense to , announce that on or be lv weekly Home, " pu 'and Ular for or CurrupoHdmtt <J tie Middletown Transcript. Conflict between whites and blacks—Negroes in cited to violence by Carpet-baggers—A war of races apprehended—Pleasant weather—Crack brain Literature—Active trade in Cotton—A Line of Steamers to Liverpool. gon pay of be ry ers Savannah, Ga. Nov. 9, 1868. Mx. Editox :—You have doubtless re ceived an acoount of the recent collision in our city between the Whites and Blacks Affairs wore quite a belligerent aspect several days. I visited the scene of con flict shortly after it occurred and saw some of the dead marks of the pistol balls on the trees and houses around Court House Square. The police, assisted by some citizens, having defeated the negro rioters, they withdrew from the city, and organised themselves under their leaders for further offensive operations. At night, when marching to wards the eity, armed with muskets, &o. they were met by a delegation of citizeus who wont out to dissuade them from fur ther acts of hostility. They replied with a volley of musketry to the advice given them. T.ie consequence was, Mr. Law, a highly respectable gentleman of Savannah, Two policemen have also died from wounds rcceivod in the fight. I can hear of no further demonstrations being made by the Blacks, although our people arc keeping a striot guard to keep the city from being burnt by incendiaries at night. The negroes are ignorant and gullible, the dupes of their leaders, who will not hesi tate to use them as their hate or feelings of revenge may diotate. In a former let ter to you I stated that " the Radical car pet-baggers have the ear of a good num ber of the blacks, and I four that in their ignorance they will be excited to still great er deeds of violcnoe and bloodshed than those enacted at Camilla and other places in this State." I was almost an eyo-wit nc-88 of a verification of this prediction. Will such soenes be repeated in tne future Ï I sec no help for it under the present sys tem of reconstruction And, in truth, at every repetition they will in increase vio lence and fierceness, and, it is to be feared, will usher in the day when a war of raoes will be waged. The glorious privilege of American citi zenship, the elective franchise, was exer cised by some rare specimens of humanity on the the 3d of November. I saw many of our colored fcllow-citizcus who, in con sideration of a half a dollar, would most williugly agree to vote early ana often for auy candidate you would suggest. A sight of the negroes—many of them in tatters, almost «ans culotta —as they came awk wardly up to the polls, with clubs in hand, was a striking satire oil negro suffrage. Some men express the fear that the cut unsettled condition of affairs will be continued under Gen. Grant's administra tion, but it is to be hoped that he will not lend himself to any policy which will be detrimental to the interest of so large a portion of our oouutry as that occupied by the Southern States. for and wounded, as well as the was killed. er on iu a ill 1 It is to be noted that the indignation of the whites is not felt towards the masses of the negroes whom they pity, "but towards thoir leaders, the carpet-baggers and Northern negroes who make iiifiummator speeches to them, and even boldly spea of the torch and weapons of war as the means of carrying out thoir purposes. We have had a few days sufficiently oold for fire, but, in general, the weather this fall has been tuild, sunny, and pleasant. I am writing with windows and doors o and I can look out on trees bright green, and oranges, ing from full Our city has the (doubtful) honor of producing an author of extraordinary bold ness in the walks of literature. He has brought out a work, " Attila," in which he attempts to prove that " woman has no soul," But not that alone, for the Turks and some other semi barbarous nations hold to that idea and regard their women as greatly inferior to men, looking upon them as utensils for the advantage and conve nience of the lords of creation, or as toys for their amusement and gratification. Tbe aforesaid writer goes beyond this, and labors to prove that " woman is not a hu man being, and that she is not a part of creation." Think of that, ye Arainintas and Dulcineas, as ye put on the Greoian Bend and exhibit your huge paniers to the admiring gaze of the rougher sex ! What scourge oan be found for a being of such depravity as to use all bis ingenuity and logical powers for the furtherance of any ideas which tend to detract from your high position in the seule of creation ? Some of our ladies here, in their indignation, would willingly pay old Charon's foe for him and send him aoross the river Styx, and I doubt not, if their voioes could reach those nether regions, that they would cry to the grim inhabitants, seize on him Furies, and carry him to your torments 1 If I had the time I would like to show your readers the line of argumentation pur sued in this work. I may Rt some future time make some comments as a counter blast to these heterodox ideas. Savaunah, in addition to her well-con ducted public and private schools, has a medical college of high merit. The oorps of professors would do honor to any col lege in. our country. Great advantages for olinical lectures and for the study of disease are afforded by the oity hospital, an institution whioh docs great good to the poor of the eity, and to sailors and others who come into our port with diseases. The diseases of foreign countries sb well as those of various sections of our own country are exhibited here for the benefit of those interested in medical science. There seems to be aetive trade in cotton in this city. In furtherance of the mereial facilities of Savannah, a line of steamers hss been established between this port and Liv South to avail herself of any means that present themselves for restoring her lost wealth and giving her a more respectable position in the Union. n. arraye Roses are still iu blossom, Î ;reen and golden, are hang aden brunches. to to OOlll 1. It is well for the COSMOPOLITE. Michigan has a man of 109, and Odens burg, New York.jjne of 106, now living, The blind staggers is very total among the horses in Talbot oounty. A firm in Portland has_ 24,000 planchettes this Season. for Item* Kim, A bill has been introduced into the Ore Cbinamen to month before gon Legislature, compelling pay a license fee of $15 per .. engaging in any employment, employ to be responsible. The bill also imposes upon vesaels a tax of $10 for every Chinaman brought to the State, pro hibits the employment of Chinese upon public works, and forever disqualifies for holding office any officer who shall ad minister the oath of naturalisation to a Chinaman. The New York Times says:—"Tbo sum of $25,000 per year is too small to sup port the President in proper style; it should be at least $100,000 to meet the necessa ry expenditures as Chief Executive of the nation. President Grant should not be compelled to live in the cheap boarding house style." How do yon like this, tax payer Î At Galesburg, Iowa, a widow named Wilcox was so'badly burned, recently, in fighting a prairie fire, that her life is dis paired of. Her barn, hay and grain stacks, one hundred bushels of wheat and other property were destroyed, but the bouse was saved. It is reported that Prince Louis of Hesse finds the temper of his wife too much for him, and will apply for a divorce. His spouse is the PrincesB Alice, Victoria's second daughter. She has lost the little beauty she bud, aud is exceedingly irasci ble aud jealous. Eleven ballots were cast in Indiunopolis, Ind. on Tuesday, by Germans, for the ab olition of the presidential offioe. A mem orial to Congress praying for the same is circulated there, aud has been signed by a number of the more radioal German citi zens. ers A queer case of combustion occurred at Elk Grove, Grout county, Wis. A farm er was thrashing wheat with a machine, when tbe wheat ignited from the machine, and stacks, maohinc and applianoes all consumed. a Recently two young men were playing ball in San Frauciseo, when one of them struck at tbe ball and instantly fell forward and expired, without saying a word tease of the heart was the occasion of bit death. General Roscorans, United States Min ister to Mexico, sailed from New York to Vera Crux on Tuesday, on the steamer Grenada, accompanied by bis family. General Longstreot was also a passenger on the same vessel. One hundred tons of guano have béeu sent to Birmingham from Southampton to be used in the manufacture of lucifor matches. It is of course the phosphoric acid which the guauo contaius which is valued. Ex-Judge Siduey A. Hubbell, of New Mexico, bus recovered $12,000 damages iu the United States Court at Chicago, for injuries received by tbe explosiou of the steamboat Lansing, ou the Mississippi riv were . Di er. The Democrats in Winterscnt, Madison county, Iowa, us a juke, put the name of a full-blooded negro ou their ticket for jus tice of peace, aud he was elected. Being now a citizen, he inteuds to hold office. It is said that diptheria is prevailing to an alarming degree in sonic sections of Washington oity. One family has already lost two meinbors, and three others arc suffering with the disease. There will be another election in New York oity in about four weeks, for mayor, to fill the pluoo of Governor Hoffman. Al dermen, couueillnen, &c. will also be cho sen. A young lady of twenty-three summers, seven feet seven inches tall, weighing three hundred and seventy pounds, passed through Island pond on the cars for Can ada a few days ago. A wrestling match took place in New York oity, on Monday last, between a young man 26 years old and a woman of 21. The female contestant obtained easy viotory. Mahogany is so abundant in Nevada ns to be used for fuel. A coutract has been entered into to su cordB of it at three dollars aud a half a cord. several thousand On Friday morning, Oct. 23, Frederic William Dickens, latest surviving brother of Mr. Charles Dickens, died of abcess on the lungs, in Darlington, England. The San Francisco Bulletin says: "More farms have been ont up and sold in this State duriug the present year, probably, than in any three previous yearB. . John Morrissey has more, than eleven thousand majority in the Fifth New York District. George Francis Train received twenty-five hundred and fifty votes. Louisiana and Florida are now begin ning to compete successfully with Cuba and the West India Islands in raising or anges for the northern markets. The silver mines recently discovered in Eastern Nevada have yielded during the past three months, about aw avearage of $100,006 per month. Mrs. Partington (P. B. Shillaber) a democratic candidate for the Massachu setts Legislature in the recent election and was defeated. Knoxville, North Carolina, with scarce ly a hundred inhabitants, has sent North this fall nearly $100,000 worth of dried fruit. Lancaster oounty, Pa. has a chestnut tree 27 feet in oircumference, with a cher ry tree growing from one of its branches. A new book by tbo lato Artemus Ward, with 85 pictures from his panorama, is an nounced by his English executors. A voter sold himself in Albany for a twenty dollar greenback. The next day he discovered that tbe bill was counterfeit. In Wisconsin an Indian who shotanother. was formally tried by an Indian jury and is to be hanged this week. The eohool census just completed, makes the population of Chicago 252,000 ; In crease sinee April last 9,671 A heavy snow storm prevailed at Buffa lo, N. Y. on Wednesday, and on the lake. More than one-seventh of the State of Mississippi is advertised for sale under ex ecution. One-half the twentv-five and fifty-cent currency In ciroulatlon Is said to he ooun was a severe A plantation in Mississippi, whioh cost 1160.000 ten years ago, was sold lately for $269. J Gen. Robt. K. Lei. — We were inform that the Knickerbocker Life ni pan;, of New York, have ed yesterday Insurance Co transmitted a communication to General Lee, tendering him the position of "8u of that institution in The salary proposed to be paid is $10,000 per annum. In this connection we may state that there has been considerable "talk on 'Change" about the expediency of electing General Lee to the presidency of the Ches apeake and Ohio Railroad Company. The advocates of the idea argue that his elec tion to that position would secure the im mediate realisation of the funds to complete the road to Ohio. mond perviaor of Agencies the Southern States. uired WcA *>• What Will ths Coming Mam Do We do not pretend to conjecture what Grant's policy will be. We leave specu lation to our Radical friends, who are di rectly interested parties. Wendell Phil ips bas indicated what bis ring expects, while the Conservative element of the Re pulicans as unmistakably declares its pref erences. Between these two opposing tions stands Genrral Grant. He cannot hope to satisfy both ; and, as a necessary consequence, war must be declared. Hos tilities will commence with the assembling of Congress, and we look for as interest ing a combat as that of the Kilkenny cats. "Let ns have peace ."—Newark (A 1 . J.) Journal. fac Tux November Mxtcors. —The an nual meteoric shower is expected this year between the 12th and 15th of November. The astronomer of the Cincinnati Obser vatory writes to the Gazette of that city : " On the 12th and 15th of November, between the hours of midnight and sun- ' rise, watch will be kept at this observa tory for the so-called November meteors. In this labor it is peculiarly advantageous to have the co-operation of several ob servers, aud, as the observations are of a very simple character, the director would cordially invite all who are interested in this subjeot to unite therein with him." A Woman Skntknckd to ok Hanged, —Kate O'Brien, who murdered Bridget MoDermot, in Buffalo, N. Y. was on Sa turday seutenoed to be executed op the 18th of December next. When asked if she bad anything to say why the judg ment of the law should uot be passed upon her, she arose and delivered an incoherent appeal to the court. At the conelusion of her remarks Judge Musters pronounced the sentence, and the last words were spoken the trembling woman seemed to realize her doom, and burst iuto a passion of weeping, the sound of her sobs iilliug the court-aoom as she was led away. - The Louisville Courier and the Louis ville Journal have been recently been uni ted and merged into one concern, the title of the Louisville Courier — Jou. . nul, under JUAHHIET). On the 29th of October, at the residence of tho bride's parents, by the Rl. Rev. Oco. I). Cum mins, l). D. of Kentucky, assisted by Rev. l)r. J, Morsell, Rowland Cox. of Washington, D. C, and Fanny Cummins, daughter of Robert Hill, Esq. of Smyrna. On the 29th ult. by the Rev. J. S. Willis, Mr. Solomon Townsend, of New Castle county, to Miss Hattie, daughterof John West, Esq. of Kent uounty, Del. ' a of the: markets. MIDDLETOWN MARKET. Wheat, prime red. Corn yellow, New " white.", .82 Hi IS î lata 40030 . 4 23 . » 00 30 cts $ dozen 43030 cts. a lb 14016 " " 14016 " " 14016 " " lttonio " " Timothy Seed. Clover Seed. Eggs. Butter,,,..,,.. Chickens ( Dressed ) Ducks. .". Turkeys .". Lard. Hogs.. Beef. Hams...,... Sides. Shoulders. Potatoes. t U 18 in of a of ii 19020 " " 16018 " " 70080 fl bushel .82 0003 IS 10075 PHIl.ALUa.PHlA. Prime red wheat. Cora, new yellow. Oats. 1 16 WILHINOTON. Wheat red.... Corn, New. Oats. Flour. .$2 00 .90c Old 1 15 . 90 .811 30012 00 "5 DEAFNESS, BLINDNESS, and CATARRH treated with the utmost success, by J. Isaacs, M. D. and Professor of Disease of the Eye and Ear, in the Medical College of Pennsylvania, 12 year» experience, (formerly of Leyden, Holland,! No. 805 Arch Street, Phila. Testimonials can be seen at his office. The medical faculty are in. vited to accompany tbeir patients, as he has secrets in his practice. Artificial eyre inserted without pain. No charge for examination. no PUBLIO SALE OP Valuable Real Estate. nr QUEEN ANNE'S COUNTY, MD. T HE Undersigned as Attorney for Edmund Lyuch iiewett, Esq, will sell at Public Sale, at Church Hill, to the highest bidder, on TAunday, iHccmbcr 3d, 1868, at 2 o'clock, />, Jf, All that Farm or Plantation, Containg 150 Acres. more or 1 cm, situated ig Quee* Agnç's CQtiQty. Maryland, on the public road leading from Ohureh Hill to Rutlipburg. adjoining tfce lands of J ' Charles McCoilister and J. D. Elliott, E Within oq$ mile of Hewctt's Station, oq __ Anne's And Kent Railroad, now being rapidly pushed to completion. * The improvements consist ofa TW0-ST0EY BRICK DWELLING. Built within the last ten years, * BARM, STABLE anal ath.r OL'TBUILDIMGS. The quality of the soil is excellent, being light, with a red clay suh-eoll. The whole tract lies high, not one foot of land being loat, during the tbr#e or iQqr extremely wet eeasons. Persons desiring to mirchase a bargain in (Juten Amie' 8 county will do well to attend this sale. The tenant now on the premises will •how to any «pe deairing to view them. Vielter a from the North take can on Delaware Railroad to llalltown Station; Md, ^ TERMS—Very easy. Made known on day of •aie, or previously, by • ' THOS. H. GAFÄ'^Ür *^555*-. Nov. 14, 1868— ta. I. *m