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rCBLHHIb BVBRT SATURDAY, BY HENRY VANDBRPORD. Office corner Main and Scott streets, over Î). L. Dunning's Book and Variety .Store. Thumb.—$ 2.00 per annum, puyahtr «w advance. Single copies five cents. AnvKttTiRiNa RatNê.— O hfc square of ten lines, tl for the first insertion nttd 25 cents for each subsequent insertion. One square one year $10; •ix months $6..- For a quarter of a column three Inonths ,• six niotihta $10 \ one ynnr, with the Privilege of four changes, $26 ; fr>t* half 560. Fractions of a square to be counted squuns. When the number of insertions is not ftiXrked, advertisements will be continued until tafbld, and charged accordingly. Obituaries Œ '>ed at advertising rates; Marriages and inserted free. Yearly advertisers must confine their advertisements to their own business. ßdt' All letters should be addressed to The Miuulktown Tbanschipt, Middletown, Del. column SPECIAL NOTICES. Masonic I fall, Union Lodge No, 5, A. Y. M. Middletown , Del. Jan. 5 lh, 5868. At a regular communication of Union Lodge No. 5, A. F. A. M. held as above, the following preamble and resolutions were adopted : Wherkas it has pleased the Supreme Architect of the Universe to summon from his labors upon Earth, our beloved Brother, Cy P. M. of Union Lodge No. 5, calling him by His omnipotent will, to that judgement which awaits who arc toiling in this Earthly temple; and whereas the Masonic ties which so long bound us In mutual friendship and enjoyment to our de parted friend are severed, no more tobe united until the day when the grave shall yield up its dead; therefore •»►-* Resolved , That we mourn this disruption of cov enanted friendship, bearing in tender remem brance his fidelity to Masonry aud his devotion to the principles it inculcates. Resolved , That while we earnestly sympathize with the relatives and friends of our deceased Bt other, we commend to them that consolation which the world cun neither give nor take und that Usual badge of mo* } Tatmun, late av ; will drape the Lodge Uoom with the mon tli. Resolved , That n copy of this preamble and olutions be forwarded to the family of ceased Brother and inserted in the Middletown A. G. COX, W. M. J. TIIOS. BUDD, Sec. pro tern. ing for de» Transcript. Coughs and Colds. —At the present time when re suffering from Throat and •o many pers Lung Diseases, they should hear in mind that Hasson's Compound Syrup of Tar never fails In curing Coughs, Colds, Honrsncss, Pain in the Breast. Sore Thront, Asthma and all diseases of the Thront and Lungs. It is an excellent remedy for Croiipnnd Hooping Cough. No family should be without it. Sold in Middletown, at Dr. W. 11. Barr's Drug Store, for 50 cents a bottle. Rus sell and Landis, Proprietors Philadelphia. Dee. 12... Brnos. DEAFNESS, BLINDNESS, and CATARRH treated with the utmost success, bv J. Isaacs, M. D. and Professor of Disease of tlio Eye and Ear, in the Medical College of Pennsylvania, 12 ▼earsexperience, (formerly of Leyden, Holland,) No. 805 Arch Street, Phil«. Testimonials can at his office. The medical faculty ▼ited to accompany their patients, as he has secrets in his practice. Artificial eyes inserted without pain. No charge for examination. bp QUARTERLY REPORT OP TPE CITIZENS' NATIONAL BANK OF Middletown, Delaware, January 4th, 1869. RESOURCES : Loans and Discounts... V. S. Bonds deposited t of Currency Furniture aud Kixiurcs Revenue Stamps. Due from other Banks. Compound Interest notes Cash on hand. ..$124,460 13 tvith the Comp : circulation.. .80,000 00 .935 50 .352 57 .13,832 82 .960 00 .20,384 75 $240,925 77. .$80,000 00 .7,064 02 ..7,081 60 .70,417 00 .1,121 (HI .6,120 53 .69,121 62 LIABILITIES ; Capital Stock... Surplus Fund. Discount, Profit and Loss.. National Currency in Circulation State Bank Notes in Circulation... Due to other Banks.. Individual Deposits. $240,925 17. J. R. HALL, Cariiier. Jan. 9— 1$ PTJBLJC SALE. f I^IIE und/ersigned intending to relinquish farni 4- ing, will offer at Public psafe oq Wednesday, Jan. 20, 18^9, at 10 o'clock, A. M. At the Moody Farm, now owned by Pol. J. Clay ton, all his jStock, Farming Utensils, Household GOODS &c. Consisting of 2 pair of good Mules, 1 Horse and *--— —|C ( qlt, coipjng 2yeurs old ; 1 'pair or good Oxen, 4 hca(}(lK^ _.of Cow's, coming into profit early in the Spring; 4 head of young Cuttle, aud yiShoAts. . .. * Farming Utensils. FT Two Wagons, 1 Ox-Cart, 2 Mill Wagons, l Kir ,by Rcajier and Mower, 1 Wheel Rake, 1 Revolv ing Rake, 1 good Roller, 1 good Hand Corn Sheller, about 50 Grain Bugs, lot of Ploughs, Harrows, Cultivators, Wagon and Plough Har ness, Collars and Bridles, Single and Double Trees, Hoes, Rakes, Shovels, Forks, and other articles generally found on a farm. TFRMS Easy und made known on day of saIc. JONTHAN BROWN. R. T. P. Clayton, Auctioneer. Jan. 9—2w HARNESS_MAKING. T HE undersigned having succeeded Win. T Gallaher in the above business in ODESSA, DELAWARE, Is prepared to furnish every article in his line pn the most reasonable terms. His experience justifies his promise that ALL HIS WORK WILL RE OF THE Jt&BUST QUALITY, And gives him confidence to solicit a share of the public patronage. * His Simp is on Main street, in the house formerly occupied by Win. T. Gallaher. WM. C. DRAPER. Jan. 9—3mo. NOTICE. Citizens' National Bank Middletown, Del. Jan. bth, I860. i T HE Board of Directors have this day declared a Semi-Annual Dividend of Five (5) per eint, clear of Tax, payable to the Stockholders cn and after the I6th ipst. J. H. HALL, Oashicr. ' Jan. »— lw STOVES!!! S W. ROBERTS received afresh Invoice of • those 'Beautiful Oriental Stoves, from Al ban^, #hicb be is offering to the public at rea sonable rates. * jïâj u.' ROSADALIS, THE GREAT BLOOD PURIFIER, CURES Scrofula in its Various Forms , SUCH AS ('ommmptloii In It« tenrller «Inge«, Enlarge ment nnd I It eration of the Gland«, Joint«, Hone«, Kidney«, (Jit-run, Cliroule llheu mntlMin, Eruption« of the Skin, Cluonle Sore Eye«, &c. DISEASES OF WOMEN, Ijott of appetite, Sick Headache , Liver Complaint, Pain in the Hack, Gravel, GENERAL RAD HEALTH, And all the diseases of the RI.OO,L> LIVER, KIDNEYS AND BLADDER, It it a Perfect Renovuter. ROSADAL1S eradicates every kind of hu mor and bad taint, and restores the entire sys tem to a healthy condition. ^ô-lt is Perfectly Harmless, never producing the slightest injury. jtö'lt is not a Secret Quack Remedy. The articles of which it is made are published »round each bottle. Recommended by the Medical Faculty and many Thousands of our best Citizens. For Testimonials of remarkable cures, see "Ro sudalis Almanac" for this year. PHKI'AIIKD UN I, Y BY DR. J. J. LAWRENCE & CO. 244 Baltimore Sreet, BALTIMORE, MD. For Sale by Druggist« Everywhere. January, 9—ly BOWER'S COMPLETE MANURE, MANUFACTURED BY HENRY BOWER, CHEMIST, PHILADELPHIA. MAI»K FROM Super*Phosphate of Lime. Ammonia and Potash, WARRANTED FREE FROM ADULTERATION. HIS Manure contains all the elements to pro duce large crops of all kinds, and is highly recommended by all who have used it, also by distinguish^! Chemists who have, by analysis, tested its qualities. Packed in hags of 200 pounds each, DIXON, SHARPLESS A CO. BOI.K AGENTS, 39 South Water and 40 South Delaware Avenue, T PHILADELPHIA. For sale by WM. REYNOLDS, 79 South Street, Baltimore, Md. Also by JOHN A. REYNOLDS & SONS, Middletown, Del. And by dealers generally throughout the coun Jan. 9, 1860—ly. try. PUBLIC SALE, OF A Very Desirable Residence IN MIDUIÆTOWN. rjlHE subscriber will sell at public sale, On Sitturday, the ICdh day of Jan. 1869 His residence situated on Cass street ; nearly new, convenient and pleasant, containing TIN KLVE ROOMS, and warmed by a furnace. There is a good Stable, Carriage House, Ac. The LOT is Ninety feet front by Two Hundred und Fifty feet deep, running baek to Scott street, and weil supplied with Standard aud Dwarf Trees, Apple ,Peach, Plum, Apricott, Cher ry and Quince Trees, also (Jrapes, Raspberries, and Strawberries. This Property will be divided, or sold as a whole, to suit purchasers. Also a good family Horse and a good York Wagon and Harness. .—One-half cash ; the balance in six and I' Te eighteen mouths. jfcffrSalc to commence nt 1 o'clock, P. M. S. B. KELLY, Middletown, Del. Jan. 9—2t. Gazette, Republican, and Journal and States man, copy twice aud send bill to udvertiscr. HOLIDAY PRESENTS. AT D. I,. DtWMYG'8 VARIETY STORE, MIDDLETOWN, DELAWARE, Pppsislipg ip papt qf Hooks, of evßry description, Photograph Albums, Work Box?*, Writing Desks, Ladies' Satchels, Pocket Boqks, Port Fofios, Purses, Portmoiuiies, Scgar Cases, Picture Frames, Hack Gammon Boards, and Games of till kinds. Pocket Knives, Scissors, Sleeve Buttons, Studs, Breast Pins, Finger Rings, Keck Tics, Mcerchaum Pipes, Paper Collars, Perfumery, Arc. Fancy Boxes, Dec. 12—tf WM. N. BRICE, WHOLESALE COMMISSION MERCHANT AND PRODUCE DEALER, No. 18, Central Market, Delaware Avanue, above Race Street. PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA. P ARTICULAR attention paid to the sale of UR4IN and klVR STOCK. All orders promptly attended * to. Consignments respect fully solicited. REFERENCES. ITon. D. C. Blackiston, Kent Co, Md. Kpuiklin Dyre, Esq. " " " W. A. Brice, Fsq. " " " Win. Lockwood, Cecil Co. 11 J. Ü. Griffith, F. T. Perry, Harry Clayton, Middletown, Dec. 5, 1868—ly Odessa, Del. PUBLIC SALE. T HK Subseriiier will sell at public sale, on the premises, tyrar Head of Sassafras, Md. Saturday, January 9th, 1869, at 10 o'clock, A. M. The following property, vi« : .TWO HEAD OF HORSES, [one a 'beautiful roan _.lion, coming 7 years old ; BcAe 3 superior Milch Cowe, one Heifer und 2 Calves. One Farm Wagin and Harness, Plows, Har rows, Cultivators, Hoes, Forks, Shovels, and many other articles not necessary to enumerate. TERMS CASH. JAMES THORNLEY. It. T. P CLAYTON, Auc. Jan. 2—2t* PROSPECTUS. 1869 THE AGE. 1869 A DAILY AND WEEKLY DEMO cratic Journal in Philadelphia. 2 1 gon es, $20 lie and Improvement« In e Wry Department, Polit ical, Literary, Commercial, Kliuui clal and Agricultural. T HE Publishers of The Age beg to call the at tention of the Democratic and Conservative masses to the Daily and Weekly issue of their popular journal. The importance of circulating newspapers among the V® »pie can not be too high ly estimated. This is thoroughly appreciated by our opponents, and nothing is left undone by them to accomplish this purpose. We should not be behind them in this great work. The general dissemination of sound political information must result in great good to the Democratic party. WhereVçr Radicalism sends its poison, let us be prompt tn furnishing the antidote ! We have just finished an exciting political struggle, and the Democratic party, vigorous and undismayed, is now ready to begin the fight again, and to fight on until victory crow efforts. One of the most powerful engines in securing victory is the Démocratie press of the country, and every man who can afford to subscribe for a Democratic newspaper should do Thk Daily Aok will continue to be in future what it was in the past—the earnest defender of the Union and the Constitution—the bold and fearless advocate of Democratic Principles—and the constant and unyielding foe of Radicalism in every form that it presents itself to the people. It will contain the latest news from nil parts of the world, discussions on all subjects of general interest und importance ; editorial comments on Government, Politics, Trade, Finance, and all the current questions of the day; and will have all the characteristics of a live, progressive jour nal. our at once. A Tub Weekly Aok will be a complete compen dium of the news of the week, and will contain a large quuntity of original political, literary, ag ricultural, and miscellaneous matter, making it in all respects a First-class Family Journul, as well as for the Politician and the General Reader. Tkumu of thk Daily One copy one year, $9 ; six months, $4.50; three months, $2.50; for un less period, at the rate of one dollar per month. Payment required invariably iu advance. Post age on the Daily, thirty cents per quarter, or one dollar and twenty cents per annum, tobe prepaid at the office of delivery, Tjrms of tijk Wkbkly :—»One copy one year, $2 : five copies one year, $9 ; ten copies one year, $17.50; twenty copies one your, $33. Postage on the Weekly, five cents per quarter, or twenty cents per annum, to be prepaid at the office of delivery. In order to pluee the Weekly within the reach of ull, the publishers present the follow ing low 1 for CLUB RATES: One Hundrvl copies, one year, all addressed to one person, $100; and one copy extra to the getter up of the club—additional copies at the same price. Seventy-five copies, one year, all addressed to one |>ers<>n, $84 ; and one extra copy to the get ter up of the club—additional copies at the same price. Fifty copies one year, all addressed to son.$62.50; und on© copy extra to the getter up of the club—.additional copies at the same price. Forty copies, one year, all addressed to one per son, $52 ; and one copy extra to the getter up of the club—additional copies at Ihe same price. Thirty copies one year, ail addressed to one per son, $42 ; and one copy extra to the getter up of the club—additional copies at she same price. Twenty copi.s one year, all addressed to one person, $30 ; und one copy extra to the getter up of the club—additional copies at the sume price. Ten copies one year, all addressed to one per son, $16.50, undone copy extra to the getter up of the dill»—additional copies at the same price. Five copies one year, all addressed to one per son, $8.50; These prices, which are cash Invariably in ad van oo, apply only to yearly subscribers, aud they must, in every case without exception, be seut to person, and not addressed severally to the meii|l>ers uf the club. It will l»e observed that offer of an extra copy to the getter up of a club, refers only to a club of ten or more. The above terms will be rigidly adhered to. Drafts on IMiilailelphia, or Rostoffice Orders, payable to the order of the publishers, being saf er, are preferable to any 0< her mode of remittance. All who send money by Express must pre-pay Express charges. Specimen copies of the Dailv and \V(* a kly sent grulis on application at this of fice. Advertisements inserted at moderate rates. WELSH A ROBB, 14 A 16 South 7th street, Philadelphia. , per* of Address will Jan. 9—tf NEW GOODS IT REDUCED PRICES. JNAUDAIN & BROTHER, opening a fresh stock of FALL AND WINTER GOODS, P URCHASED since the fall in many kinds of the same. Being bought for Cash, and from first hands, principally—hence weavoid thesecond profit of the jobber and intend giving the advan tage to liberal friends. Our stock consists of Merinoes, blk. col'd Al pacas, Wooj Popliqs, Wool de. Laines. Good assortment pf Prints, CpMpp apd Woql Flannels, lit 2 5 jileaclt'd apd Bfo. Mpslin, Rulpiorul Skirts, Snawls an<j Hoods, Ladies Vests, Gents Knit Shirts und Drawers, White and Col'd Bhink S ets, HATS AND CAPS, DRUGGETS, CARPET AND OILCLOTHS, Painted Window Shades, GLOVES, HOSIERIES, AND FANCY GOODS. In fact, anything kept in a first class country store. We call particular attention to our fine stock of Over-Coatings, Cloths Sc Cassimeres, which we make a Speciality. Receiving from the Manufacturers, Ladies' Misses, and Children's Shoes, Gents dewed and pegged, double upper and sole, Calf Boots, Men's heavy, winter Bouts k Shoes, that wc have made of the best material ; and guarantee satisfaction. MACKBAH' .StlAD, AND HBRItlNG Always qu I la iul; THOMPSONS' GLOVE FITTING CORSETS GENTS ARCTIC OVER Slip ES, ' MENS pUÇK G A UNTLETTS, GLp VES, MITTS. F to for the due A Stock of Dried Fruit Consisting of LAYER RAISINS, NEW DRIEU CURRANTS, NEW DRIED CITRON, X of DRIED APPLES. Also an cjtra article of BxjckwJieat Flour. LUw^^iscpuntCor cush, and show Goods with pleasure. N4I OAIN & IIIIO. Middletown, Pep. }?—ly Middletown Carriage Works, ESTABLISHED IX 1830. J. M. COX & 1IKO., Proprietor*. W E keep constantly on hand and ppinufac ture to order Carriages ôf the latest'stvles and finished in the best manner, ns yyê employ none but first-elnss workmen and use only the best material. ßüh Repairing executed with neatness nnd despatch.'. All work warranted. Jan 4—tf F PUBLIC SALE, OF STOCK, FARMING UTENSILS, Household and Kitchen Furniture. f J T HE Subscriber will sell at public sale, at his residence on the "Levels," Appoquiuimink Hundred, New Uastle county, Delaware, on Thursdty , January 14, 1869, at XQo'oclock , A. M. The following property to wit : 2 Good Work Horses & 4 Good Mules 1 of the Horses is a good driver, 2 young Milch Cows, 3 years old; 5 Beef Cows, 1 Heifer, 18 lbs old; 5 lost Spring's Calves, 3 Farm Wa gons, ouo with iron axle, with Peach Body and springs, one with wood riggings; 2 sets gon Harness, 3 sets Plow Gear, Plows, Harrows, Cultivators, McCormick Reaper k Mower (self raker) Pennock Hand Corn Sheller, Wheel Bar row, Carriage Tongue, 2 York Carriages and Harness; tSleigh and Bells. Buffalo Robe, Horse Blankets, Double-barrel «Shot Gun, Bridle und Saddle, Collars, Ox Yoke, Cross-cut Saw, Grind Stone, Cradles, Scythes, Half Bushel, 2000 lbs of Pork, 5 tons of Timothy Hay, Beds, Bçdstçadp, Chaire Tftbles, Rooking Glass es, Cftrpcts, Stoves, Dishes, &c. &o. TERMS.—The Beef Cows and Pork, ftpd all sums of $20 and under, cash. All sums betweeq $20 and $50, six mouths credit. All sums over $50, twelve months credit. Credit payments tq lie secured by bankable notes, with upproved en dorsers, stamps and interest udded. THUS. U. ROTH WELL. Republican and Tribune copy till day of sale and send bill to advertiser. Dec. 26th—ts I ol Wu MIDDLETOWN ACADEMY. A First Class Boarding and DAY SCHOOL, UNDER THE DIRECTION OF WARREN I. IIICKS. A. B. HUDSON A. WOOD, A. B. assisted by Mrs. GENIE H. IIICKS and Mrs. MARY WOOD. a it ) Principals, ; of 1 'f ALL Tern» begins October 5th and ends De . cember 24th. WINTER Term begins January 4th and ends March 26th. SPRING Term begins April 5th and ends June. 25th. Tuition per Quarter ofl9 weeks, payable at the middle of each Term : Small Scholars iu First Lessons.. Primary Department. Academical Department... Classical Department... Instrumental Music. Vocal Music,,,,,,.... Use of Piano,,,,,. German and French (each extra) Tuitiou per annum, including board, wood, lights, anil washing.* The same per Term...... Students charged from the time of entering. For further particulars address the Principals for Circulur, Middletown, Del. Oct. 3—tf $ 5 00. 8 00 . 11 0 «. 15 00. 12 00 . .2 00 . .2 00 . .2 00 . to , 220 00 . ,.75 00. JOB PRINTING. Having received ft large supply of new aad beautiful type, we nre prepared to do Job Work of every description, from the finest and most delicate, curd, tp the lurgest aud most showy poster ORpEBS FOR CIRCULARS, CARDS, BLANKS, MURTGAGES, DEEDS, FUNERAL NOTICES, BALL TICKETS, PROGRAMMES y BANK CHECKS, BILL-HEADS PROMISSORY NOTES, ENVELOPES, ■ PAMPHLETS, nASDBILLS, POSTERS, HORSE BILLS, Ac. Ac. will be promptly attended to, at moderate ra tes XS" Printing dune ip Oulu, Buokxr, and all kinds of Fancy Colous. SEND YOUR ORDERS TO Tlie Txanscri.pt Office, MIDDLETOWN, DEL. Jan 25—tf THOMAS MASSEY, JR. CLOCK AND WATCH MAKER, Main Street, nearly opposite Walker's Hotel, Middletown, Delaware uyj C LOCKS, Watches, Jewelry, Ac. neatly and promptly repared. 41WAin o|> hand and for sale, Gloctfs, Watches, Plated ware, Forks, Spoons, Silver Napkin Rings, Silver Thimbles, Salt, Sugar and Tea S ppp na, Jluttef Knives, Gold Breast-Pins, Ear Rings, Finger-Rings, Sleeve Buttons, Watch Chains, Watch Keys, Key Rings, Steel Watch Chains, Ac. Dec. 12—tf. OO TO DEAKYNE'S F OR everything that is nice, in the way of fresh family Loaf Bread, Fancy Cakes, su perior Confectionery. Ice Cream, Ac. Parties supplied with Cake, Confectionery, Ice Cream Ac. to order, at shortest notice. Go to Deukyno'e for everything that is nice. August 8—5m. J. B. DEAKYNE, Middletown, Del. NOTICE. T HE Annuul meeting of the Farmers Mutual Fire Insurance Company of St. Georges and Appoquinimink Hundreds, will be held at the Company's office, in Odessa, on the first Monday, the 4th day of January next, at which time an Election for Se*en Directors, to serve the ensuing year, will be held. A year's Interest on the Deposit Notes will be due at the same time, CllAtt. TATMAN, Dec. 10th, 1868.—4t Secretary. FOB BENT. rpilE STORE HOUSE in Middletown, on the X corner of Main and Broad streets, long occu pied by Lockwood A Talman, nnd now by Chas. Tntman, Jr. This is one of the best business stands in the town. Possession given of March next. For terms, #c. apply to RICHARD LOCKWOOD, Per MARY R. LOCKWOOD, On the premises. - Dec. 26—lm JOHN FULLMER, Manufacturer of and Dealer in BOOTS AND SHOP, No, 408 Market »treat, WILMINGTON, DELAWARE. Particular Attention Paid to Custom Work Oct. 17—tf FOR SALE. F ive thovsaijd #'hiïe 04 K posts. Apply to JAMES P. ROTHWELL, NearMiddletuun, Del, Nov. 28—31* GRANVILLE WORRELL, 220 AND 222 MARKET STREET, Wilmington, Del. AMKKICAN, KNdLISH, OKRMAN AND PttKNCII DRY GOODS. E N G L I S n AND A H E R I C A N CARPETS and OU Cloths. CHINA AND CALCUTTA MATTINGS, MATS, BUGS, &c. &c. W i are prepared to fill orders for Churches Hotels, Private Dwellings and Publie Build ing, furnishing them complete, including Sheets, Blankets, Countermines, Towels, Curtains, Cor nices, Stair Rods, Carpets, Oil Cloths, Damasks. Ac. Orders will b$ taken and estimates furnished of the whole cost, with articles furnished erwise, prefer. Wo cannot enumerate even leading depart ments, owing to the extent of our business, but have a full assortment of various lines in DRESS FABRICS, oth partici commencing housekeeping nmy MOURNINGS, WHITE GOODS, FURNISHING GOODS, HOSIERY, FLANNELS, &c. &©. Ac. Our long experience, combined with our Inti mute and extensive acquaintance with the largest and best Importing and Domestic Houses of this country give us, we believe, advantages shared other house to the same extent in Delaware, and wc wish distinctly to state that wc arc pre pared to sell always as low or lower than Philadtl phia Merchants. by THE MOTTO OK TIIK HOUSE CHEAP, PROMPT AND RELIABLE. March 7, 1068—ly CHRISTMAS NICK NACKS, Just in Time. EAKYNE'S CONFECTIONERY Is brim full of every thing nice for the Holidays. He has just received a fresh supply of CANDIES, Plain and French Mixed, Rosins, Prunes Currants, Dates, Figs, Citron, Cocoa Nuts, Oranges, Lemons, Apples, White Grapes, Almonds, English Wulnuts, Pea Nuts, Cranberries, Hontiny, Mince Meat, CANNED FRUIT. AC. AC. A great variety of CHRISTMAS TOTS. Cakes furnished for Parties and Weddings. Don't forget tu give him a call'AS^. Dec, 10—It D MIDDLETOWN STOVE HOUSE. 8. W. ROBERTS, T AKES pleasure in announcing to his friends of Miudletowu and surrounding country, that the liberal patronge he has received 1ms in duced him to offer to the publie the greatest va riety, and best selected stock of Stoves, both Cooking nnd Heating, offered in Middletown, nnd at prices that cannot fail to please. Among the assortment the follow ing COOK STOVES. NIAGARA, coral cook, and others made ip the city, PARLOR STOVES. DEW DROP. UNION AIR TIGHT, OUR PARLOR. Alu>, SEXTON'S PARLOR HEATERS. NOBLE COOK, WM, PENN, MONITOR LEHIGH, BRILLIANT, GAS BURNING BASE. GEM, Stoves of all kinds suitable for Stores, Offices, Bar-rooms, nnd Scbool Houses. Also, the Morning Glory nnd the Oriental, both unsurpassed in beauty nnd cfficiencv. They can be seen in operation at the store of tfie proprietor. All sizes of Bar-room Stoves aud Ten-plate Stoves repaired at short notice. Old Stoves taken in exchange, ^■®^TIN WARE at wholesale nnd retail.*8^ As I have practical workmen employed, I think I can give satisfaction to nil who favor me with their work. Particular attention paid to Roof ing And Spouting. ft. W. ROBERTS. Middletown. îfinunry 4, 1808— ly LUMBER. LUMBER. T HE subscribers offer to the fttizeus of Middle town and surrounding country their thanks for the very liberal patronage they n nnd embrace this medium iu announcing to all builders and contractors and those in want o Lumber, that they are prepured to supply them on the most liberal terms. We have reduced our price, as the market has demanded, and wc think that they will compare with the city prices. Our stock is very large, embracing a full avo received auortwcnl of SPRUCE, HEMLOCK, AND OAK FRAMING STUFF, ALL SIZES. WHITE PINE BOARDS, HEMLOCK " A OAK PLANK, WHITE PINE DO. WHITE PINE SIDING. YELLOW PINE FLOORING, HEMLOCK PLASTERING LATHES. SPRUCE AND CYPRESS SHINGLES PLAIN AND FANCY PICKETING. SASH, DOORS AND BLINDS. Building Hardware, JC2TNAILS AND SPECIALITIES.^ BRICKS, CAIyPINE PLASTER, LIME & HAIR PJPWKS' PHOSPHATE. PAINTS, OIL, TURPENTINE, VARNJSH; DftY JAPAN, GLASfe. r-=t J. U. FKKIMORK k CO., t On the Railrond, ubqvp tlip National Hotel. January 25—tf WINTER GOODS!! Winter goods?!! fT7E would respectfully announce to our V V tomers and the public generally are now opcni:*' o#e of the largest and that we Best'SelecW Assortments of WINTER GOODS, Ever before brought to this market, consisting in part as follows : HKA VY MOSCOW i CANTOR BFA.VER, IIKA VY FROSTED BE A VER, BLA CK ENGLISH and FRENCH' DOESKIN CASSIMERKS FANCY and SII.K MIXED CASS MERES, MALLALIEW'S, MURPHY'S, AND DEAN'S HEAVY KERSEYS LADIES' DRESS GOODS In great veriety, Such as Fine Plaid, Pluin, and Fig'd Poplins, Black and Colored Alpacas, Wool Detains—all colors, French Merinoes—all colora Calicoes, from 6 to 12J cts. Brown nnd Bleached Muslins from 8 to 20 cts, A large assortment of Ladies' Single and Double Shawls, From $2 00 to $8 00. Zephyr nnd Wool Hoods Breakfast Shawls, LADIES' HOSIERY, GLOVES, Ac. in great variety. Men's Buck Gloves, Mitts, Gauntletts, Driving Gloves, Ac. A large stock of MEN, WOMEN, AND CHILDREN'S Children's Sucks, Ac. BOOTS AND SHOES, Bail and Brogans, Made expressly fwr winter : selected from lbi*l»eat manufactory* in the city; bought at the very lowest cash prices, and'will be sold nl a very small advance. Having a large stock of goods to dispose of be tween now and the 1st of January next, — pose to offer to our Cash Trade special induce ments. Give us a call and you wifi lie convinced tlmt money can be saved by buying for cash at SCOWDRICK A MOORE'S Middletown, Del. we pro Nov. 21— y DELAWARE Mutual Life Insurance Company, Wilmington, Del. PAID IN CAPITAL, $100,000.00. JOHN P. MqLEAR, President, GEOv W. STONE, Vice President, M. M. CHILD, Secretary DIRECTORS. John P. McLear, William Bush, Thos. W. Webb, William Canby Geo. W. Bush, Williams. Hilles, This Company offers unusual advantages to those who desire tq avail themselves of the bene fits of Life Insurance. Çxaupue tl)p fol!u\ring reasons : Samuel Brancroft, jr. Ed. Bringhurst, jr. Win. G. Gibbons, George W. Stone, Jno. V. Rice, W. H. Swift. 1st.—It is a Jlome Company, agd has adopted r plan of Life Insqruqce that is safe and just. —It's risks are selected 1 with the utmost care 3d. and skill. 3rd.—It is a purely mutual Company.^ 4th.—It offers new features of Loan«, original to itself. 5th.—It is the wo$t economically managed Company represented in the Peninsula, 6th. Its excess of funds will be loaned OUtoqly to the members of the Company, thus giving them, the use of the money at ouoc, 7th.—It will loan its member« money for a short time. 8th.—Its rates are from 25 to 30 per et. lower than any Mutual Company in Exist* nee. 9th.—Its policies are first payment. 10th.—It will issue risks from $25 to $10,000. 11th.—It insures railroad Employees aud haz ardous occupations w ithout extra addition to the premiums. l?th.r-dt combines Reliability, Low Rates, Economy, Pnfety. and all advantage that are to be derived I from Life Insurance. 13th.—It has no notes hanging ore« th9 poli cies, and demands no iuteresi money iu advance; nor does it ask an cxtortional Cash premium.' 14th.—It is within the power of the poorest man ns well as the millionaire to protect his wife and family from want, by taking a policy in this Company. -forfeitable after the First Class Reliable men are wauted in every locality to act as agents for the Company. Ap plicants will address the subserilter, with refer ences. J. THOMAS BUDD. Middletown, Delaware, Agent for Delaware and Eastern Shore Md. Send for Circulars setting forth fully the plan and operations of the Company, Approved. GEO. W. STONE, Vice President. Sept. 12—tf COAL OIL. COAL OIL. T HE pm* SAFEST,-^ ^O'Bcst,-». and ^CHEAPEST OIL,-*^ for lllumiuat ing surposes in the market. WE GUARANTEE IT TO B8 Jt^-ALL THAT IS REPRESENTED, AND At L«m Cost to Dealer«, pM- THAN VAN BE PURCHASED -»C. I« this W the Philadelphia Market, GIVE U8 A GALL, ThompHon A Co VYhotcäale and Retail Denier, in COAL OIL, LARD SPERM WHALE OILS, fl. W. Corner of 2d and Market Street. WILMINGTON, Del. The Persian Healing Soap, will positively re the Face. Cure Tetter, Salt Rheum, and all diseuses of the scalp and Skin. Price 25 cents. Try it. Ladies if you want a fair Skin and beautiful complexion move Pimples the Persian Healing or Pine Tar Soap. It is guaranteed to do what is cluinq-d for it. Price 25 cents per rake. For the bath nnd toilet nothing is bftttef than the Persian Healing Soap. Price 25 cents. G. B. THOMPSON, 8ole Agent for the State. Sold by Druggisti aqd Uf«V¥T§, August 22—tf. MANSION HOUSE HOTEL, North West Corner Fayette dr St. Paul Sts. OPFOflITK BARNUM'B CITY HOTKL, BALTIMORE. Iaaac Alberttton . ;... Proprietor. **~Thin ia one of the most pleaaant and ern t al location. In the city. January 4, 1868—ly CHEAÇ DRY GOODS. Andrew. E, Crow & Co XX/OtrLD reapcctfully tafcm Um V V J^iddlctown and «urroii draÿ they hnra Cviuimjnccd the Dry Uuuda JOT Harikft St. WllmlmglMk, SHI. where they Intend to,kiei,aUrge and wrll.sclected. slock of FOREIGN pettBSTlOUKY GOODS,' dtinens of jxdmtry that at such as Merinoes, Poplins, Alpfttji&^Ooburg^ BOTH BLACK AND COLOMft. We wonld : ca^ facial, attention to onr stock tX Table and Shirting Linens, BLEACHED AND U N BLEACHED MUSL^, CALICOES AND DOMESTIÇS. A FUU.L I,.INE OF CLOTHS AND, CASSIMERKS, MEN AND BOYS' WEAR Please, call and, our stock and prie« before purchasing. QUICK SALES & SMALL PRO#«». oq NOT rotplKT Tflfi NC«»»«, MT M A U K KT NTI1KKT. AVIlmii»«!»», Dvt. ANDREW E. CROW * CO. January ÎN-rty. QDE38A NUR SERIES. fTTVJE Proprietors ofwfsr Sale, for Fall plant-. X ing of 1868 or Spring of 1869, 70,000 Reach TVo*?«; sf % Market and Family Varieties.. 200,000 8MAt>£<, FRUIT PLANTS consisting of OgJ.fpIIpjTilng pieties STRAWBERRIES, RASPBERRIES, BLACKBERRIES, GOOSEBERRIES^ CURRANTS, AND GRAPE VINES, ASPARAGUS ROOTS, 300,000 OSAGE 0BANGE QUICKS,. One aad Twq, Years Old., ALKO EARLY ROSE, HARRISON. AND EARLY GOODRICH POTATOES.. ■Apply ta Scpl. Jti. 1868;, fOLK k HYAJMl Or to WM. B. CROFT-. Odessa, Del. DB.LJsVANPEBE<»I\ Gnda*k «I Mm> PeatMgVnvftift H AYING: looted in MiddfeUngq, Bub respectfully announces, to, tiu» public^^EfflÇ that be is prepared to pei^orm all operation# pe$. tnining to th# practice of DENTIST*^ ARTIFICIAL TEETH eanitc, a material sui>erior to memlt On adapt ability and durability. Fersous having badly adjusted gold plftUn çan^ have them exchanged for the Vulcanite. Great aire will be given to Children's Teeth} irrcgulartics corrected} and 1 deciduous teeth served until the permanent ones make appearance. pro taclr A superior Dentifrice conitently on band Office »even door. e<ut of the Bank. Januar, h, ' ' f* wôôSsïM Small Fruit ^N^ursery, STRAWBERRIES, RASPBERRIES, BLACKBERRIES, CURRANTS ANB) OSAGE ORANG\3 PLANTS. AWOi EARLY ROSE, AND HARRISON POTATOES; Circulars containing prices rant be had by ap plying to tfKNRY CLAYTON. Sept. 5—3 iq, Mount Hrasagt, Del DOB B INS' ELECTRIC BOOT POLISH MAKES A LASTING SHIN«-. T HOSE who black their boots on Hatgrdaj night with ordinary blacking, don't hava much shine 011 Sunday, as the polish fudes pff: but the shine of üoblviïMa* Blacking Luv* NdU'rtLty tt'^Ll ami nil d>ijt iS'»*(toy. It Seats any other Blaokiag mad«, Manufactured only by J. B, DOBBINS, at hit imunse Soap and Blacking Works, Sixth Street d GtTmanto\vg Avenge, fhUftdplfhia, Pa, JOHN A. REYNOLDS à SONS. Middletown, J*el. Nov. 28—3ra FOR BE NT, T HE Cottage on Gre^ I*a^g Farm, «ear Mid; dletown. gjvqjj at any time. Dec. lîMtf i^pply fc WM. BRApY, ELECTION^ NOTICE, 0*ne,f' National Bank rf Middlttmn, DA. Dfçtvdxr, VA, 1868. T HERE will b« UR Election held at ttm Bank for the purpose of electing Wine Directors to serré during the ensuing yaar. J. R. HALL. P«P- *?— »I Cashier. } .lamps p. Fraser, M. n. GLASGOW, P*L, O PFER.S his profession al services to the public. Office at thcreeidence of fl. M. Black (n J Jan. 4—y. 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