an amateur ehortcake maker to ■
Out vor/ skillful, .hertcake eater.
Of all the rich dainties of the epicure's dreaming,
Your trout and your game may the appetite
But for three times a day, and a lunch intervening,
A strawberry shortcake is better than all.
And give me a wife that knows how to make it,
(Or If willing to learn, that might
Now the way that the housewife should make it
and bake it,
To assist the unlearned, I am going to tell^
Stir Trtfo your flour some cream rich and golden ;
No servant should do it, no hand but your own ;
Bake quickly, and when it is out of the oven,
Cut open und butter us soon as 'tis done.
Then heap on your berries. How fragrant the
As crushed with sugar they lie 'neath your
It may not be "food for the gods," but no mortal
, A piece of this strawberry cake could with
Poverty in Ute Pnrnonnge.
The following remarks from the pen of
Dr. Guthrie are recommended to the con
sideration of our readers :
The calamity which I stand in dread of,
and which, next to the withdrawal of the
divine blessing, is the greatest a Church
can suffer, is that the rising talent, genius,
and energy of our country mav leave the
ministry of the Gospel for other profes
"A scandalous maintenance,"
Mathew Henry says, "makes a scandalous
ministry." And I will give another,
equally true : "The poverty of the par
sonage will develop itself in the poverty of
the pulpit." I have no doubt about it.
Genteel poverty, to which some ministers
are doomed, is one of the great evils under
the sun. To place a man in circumstances
where lie is expected to be generous and
hospitable, to open bis hand as wide
as his heart to the poor, to give his family
a good education, to bring them up in
what is called genteel life, and to deny
him the means of doing so, is enough, but
for the hope of heaven, to embitter his
In the dread of debt ; in many daily
mortifications—meeting, perhaps, some old
acquaintance, whom he dared not ask to
his table, lest bis prudent wife should
frown upon his extravagauce ; iu harrass
ing fears what shall become of his wife and
chidren when his head lies in the grave ;
a . n . ia . n . cu l fc,vafcc d mind nnd delicate
sibilities has trials to bear more painful
than the privations of the poor.
It is a bitter cup, and my heart bleeds
for brethren who have never told their
sorrows, coucenling under their cloak the
fox that knaws at their vitals.
A writer to the New York Express, un
der date of June 20, refers in glowiug
terms to the beauties of that now famous
locality. He writes :
The sky here just now, and the earth
arc a paradise—and the heavens above,
and the earth below, remind one more of
Grenada and of the regions of the Alham
bra and the Alcazar, than any other laud
I have ever been in. Here rushes a cool
ing mountain torrent passing right through
the very heart of the city, almost under
the walls of the Tabernacle—and there
ripple innumerable little rills through the
streets, making happy the grass, and the
trees, and vegetation of all kinds, while
overhead are the " Nevadas," the snowy
hills tempering the hot rays of the now
burning sun, if not by therinometrical
admeasurement, by all the inspirations of
the age and the delusions of the imagina
tion. Heaven, earth, thus all tempt
man to Mormondom, if not to be a Mor
It is not a marvel that man is hap
py here, and if slavery, as some socialists
say, is the destiny of woman, even in the
heart of Christendom, the slavery here is
compensated for by this air, this earth,
this sky, these grand surrounding
tains, looming high up in the Bkies, and
these fruits of the earth, that flourish
man asks for them, from snowy mountain
side to living meadow.
Gutta means the gum or juice of a plant,
' percha means the particular tree from
which this gum is procured.
This gum is contained in the sap and
milky juices of the tree. The way in
which the gutta, or gum, is obtained is
by cutting down the trees, aud ringing
tlip bark at the distance of from ten to
fifteen inches apart, aud placing a cocoa
nut shell under the fallen trunk of the tree
to leccivc the hardened sap that oozes out
upon every incision. After the
collected, it is boiled to separate the gum
from the water. When the gum haa be
come well softened by boiling, it is rolled
out in thin sheets, aud all impurities
picked or rubbed off.
This gum is remarkable for the ease
with which it may bo manufactured. By
immersing it for a few minutes in hot wa
ter, it becomes soft nnd plastic, and may
be moulded to any form, which it retains
upon cooling. This was discovered by
the inhabitants of the Malaysian Islnnds,
who manufactured it into various domestic
articles, some of which were buckets, tubs,
basins, jugs, and Bhoes.
Tho gutta-percha tree is a native of the
Malaysian Islands and the neighboring
countries, wlierj it attains the h i^ht of
from sixty to seventy feet, aud from two
to four foot in diameter.
There is no accounting for taste. '
We chew tobacco, the Hindoos lime, and
the Patagonians guano. Our children de
light iu candy, the Africans in salt, while
the Esquimaux leap for a bit of tallow
candle. To us turtles are a savory dish ;
the French are great on frogs and snails ;
savages on snakes.
There is a pear tree in Danvers from
which pears were taken two hundred and
fifty jears ago, nnd the Salem Gazette
aays it beara more fruit every year than
can comfortably bo eaten by all the people
HOOFLAND'S GERMAN BITTERS
Hoofland's German Tonic.
Tke Gnat Rimcdlii for all Olxaiti of the
LIVER, STOMACH, OR DIGESTIVE
HOOFLAND'S GERMA? HITTERS
Is composed of th^puru j
medicinally termed Ertrags) of Roots, Herbs,
and Barks, making a preparation, highly concen
trated, uçd entiroly/rcc/roè» all alcoholic admixture
any kind. , %
Hoofland's German Tonic
Is a combination of all tbs tugamUeuts of the
Bitters, with the purest quality of Santa Crus
Rum. t)range, &e. making one of the most pleas
ant npd agreeable remedies ever offered to the
Those preferring a Medicine flee from Alcoholic
admixture, will use
Hoofland's German Bitters.
Those who have no objection to the combina
tion of the Bitters, as stated, will use
HOOFLAND'S GERMAN TONIC
They are both equally good, nnd contain ths
sum« medicinal virtues, the choice between the
two being a mere matter of" taste, the Tonic being
the most palatable.
The stomach, from a variety of causes such as
Indigestion, 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 scrcrul
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,
Sinking or Fluttering
at the Pit of the Stom
ach, Swimming of
the Head, Hur
ried or Difficult
at the Heart, Choking
Suffocating Sensations when in
a Lying Posture, Dimness of Vision,
Dots or Webs before the Sight, Dull
Pain in the Head, Deficiency of Perspiration.
Yellowness of the Skin and Eyes, Pain in
Side, Back, Chest, Limbs etc. Sudden Flushes
of Heat, Burning in the Flesh, Con
stant Imaginings of Evil, and
Great Depression of Spirits.
The sufferer from these diseases should exercise
the greatest caution in the selection of a remedy
for his case, purchasing only that which he is as
sured from his investigations and inquiries, pos
sesses true merit, is skilfully compounded, is free
from injurious ingredients, and has established
for itself a reputation for the cure of these diseas
es. In this connection we would submit those
Hoofland's German Bitters,
Hoofland's German Tonic
PREPARED BY DR. C. M. JACKSON,
since they «ere 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.
These remedies will effectually cure Liver Com
plaint, Jaundice, Dyspepsia, Chronic or Nervous
Debility, Chronic Diarrhu-a, Diseases of the Kid
neys, and all Diseases arising from a disordered
Liver' Stomach or Intestines.
Resulting from any cause whatever; prostra
tion of the system, induced by severe labor, hard
"bips, exposure, fevers ac.
There is no medicine extant equal to these rem
in such cases. A tone and vigor is iiupnrt
ed to the whole 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
eradicited from the eyes,* a bloom is given to the
cheeks, and the weak und nervous invalid be
comes a strong and hculthy being.
Persons advanced iu life und 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 and happiness
to their remaining years.
a well established fact that fully one-hnlf of
the tenmle portion of our population are seldom
in the enjoyment of good health, or, to use their
own expression, "jicver feel well." They arc
languid, devoid of all energy, extremely nerv
and have no appetite.
To this class of persons the Bitters, or
Tonic is especially recommended.
WEAK AND DELICATE CHILDREN
Are made strong b
remedies. They w
mus without fail.
the use of either of these
cure every case of Maras
Hon. Geo. W. Woodward,
Ckirf Justice of the Supreme Court of pa. writes ;
Philadelphia, March 1C, 1867.
I find Hoofiand's German Bitters is a -rood
tonie, Userai in the diseases of the digestive or
gans, ami of great benefit in rases of debility and
want of nervous action in the system
Yours, truly, GEO. W.'WOODWARD."
Hon. James Thompson,
Judije of the Supreme Court of Peuiuylvâiiia.
Philadelphia, April 28, 1866.
. .. .. . " Hoofland's German Bitters" a
valuable medicine in case of attacks of Indigestion
or Dyspepsia. 1 ran certify this f rom my ex
perience of it. Yours, with respect,
From Rev. J. H. Kennard, D. D.
Paetor of the Tenth Baptiet Church, Philadelphia.
Dr. Jackeon,— Dear Sir: I have been fre
queutly requested to connect my name with re
commendations of different kinds of medicines
hut regarding the practice as out of my appro^
priate sphere, I have in all eases declined - hut
with a clear proof in various instances, and
tieuluriy in my own family, of the use
Hoofland's German Bitters, I depart for once
from my usual course, to express my full con
viction that, for general del, il it,, of the eg,tern and
especially for Liver Complaint, U ie a eafe and
valuable preparation. In some eases it may fail ■
but usually, l doubt not, it will be very benefi
cial to those who iuffer from the above '
Yours, very respectfully,
J H. KENNARD,
Eighth, below Coates St.
From Rev. E. D. Fendall,
Aeeielant Editor, Christian Chronicle, Ptutada.
I have derived decided benefit from the use of
Hoofland's German Bitters, nnd feel it my priv
ilege to recomtnond them as a most valuable tonic
to all who are suffering from general debility or
train diseases arising from derangement of the
liver. Yours, truly,
E. D. FENDALL.
CAUTION.—Sue that the signature of C M
Jackson is on the wrapper of each bottle All
others are counterfeit.
Principal Office and Manufactory at No r. 9 i
Arch »Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
CHARLES M. EVANS, Priprietor.
PRICE.—Hoofiand's German Bitters, per bot
tle, $1.00—half dozen, $5.00 Hooiland 's German
Tonic, put up in quart bottles, $1.60 per bottle
or a half dozen for $7.50 *
FOR SALE BY ALL
Druggist, aud Storekeeper., Everywhere.
Aug. 1—1 year.
SPRING OP 1869.
JOHN REYNOLDS & SOW,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS,
A RE prepared to supply the Buying Public
from an uuusuaily Large and Attractive
Assortment of NEW GOODS, complete in the
the following Departments.
FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC DRY" GOODS,
Colored and Ulnck Cloths nnd Cassimercs,
LADIES COLORED AND
BLACK CLOAKING CLOTHS,
HOSIERY, GLOVES, NOTIONS,
HOOP SKIRTS ,
WHITE GOODS, LINENS AND TRIMMINGS,
latest Style Colored nnd Black Hats k Caps,
Rubber Overcoats, Umbrellas k Parasols,
Ladies', Misses' and Childrens'
Gaiters and Balmorals,
Men and Boys' heavy Boots and Brogans,
Oil Cloth, Window Shades and Fixtures, Carpets,
White k Check Mattings,
Willow and Wooden Ware, Cordage k Co.
China, Glass, Queensware, nnd Stone Ware,
Hardware, Cutlery, Tin k Earthenware,
Drugs, Paints, OilSj Glass and Paint Brushes,
GROCERIES, SPICES, PICKLES,
CANNED FRUITS, JELLIES AND SAUCES,
TOBACCO, SNUFF «j- CIGARS,
Highly Perfumed nnd Washing Soaps k Candles,
Fish, Salt, Flour, Provisions, &c.
Dreers nnd Shakers Vegetable nnd Garden Seeds.
Star Mills Seamless Grain Bags,
Which we are constantly receiving in new nnd
fresh lots, and oiler for sale nt the lowest market
rates on the most reasonable terms.
BOOK, STATIONERY, AND
S CHOOL BOOKS and Miscellaneous Works,
Bibles, Prayer Books and Hymn Books,
Blank Books, in various styles und binding;
Tuck, Memorandum nnd Puss Books.
Writing, Letter, and Note Paper,
Envelopes, in variety;
Mourning Paper and Envelopes to match.
Photograph Albums, Work Boxes, Fancy Boxes,
Writing Desks, Ladies' Satchels, Pocket Books,
Port Folios, Purses, Port Monaies, Sogar
Cases, Picture Frames, Tassel und
Cords, Looking Glasses,
BACK GAMMON BOARDS, CHESS AND
CHECKER MEN, GAMES of all KINDS.
Rubber Pencils and Penholders,
Writing Fluid and Ink Stands,
Pocket Cutlery, Roger's Scissors, *c.
Sleeve Buttons, Studs, Breast Pins, Finger Rings,
Combs, Brushes, Nail and Tooth Brushes,
Gum Bands, Watch Keys, Key Rings,
A fine assortment of Colgate & Co's. Soap.
PIIALON'S NIGHT BLOOMING CEREUS,
Wright's and Taylor's Superior Extracts,
Pomades, Hair Oils,
And Dental Soap of the First Quality.
GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS.
Neck Tics of various styles, Bismarck Collars,
Gloves, llose, Handkerchiefs, Cuffs, Wristlets.
Segars, Tobacco Pipes, Meerschaums, and To
Lamps, Lamp Chimneys, Wicks and Coal Oil.
NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES.
New York Ledger, Harper's Weekly, Bazaar nnd
M&gAzine, Frank Leslie, Chimney Corner,
Weekly, Girls and Boys Weekly,
Gleason's Literary Companion, kc.
Godey's Peterson's, Atlantic, Arthur's, Gal
axy and Mm'e Demorest's Magazines.
D. L. DUNNING,
No. 2 Town Hall.
J. M. COX & BRO.
J&r- MANUFACTURE ALL KINDS OF
ALL WORK FROM THIS ESTABLISHMENT
TO GIVE ENTIRE SATISFACTION.
Repairing promptly attended to,
Cecil Democrat, and Whig, News and Tran
script, Cliestcrtown, Smyrna Times, and Ccnlre
villc Observer copy G months and send hill and
lia per to advertiser.
ATTEND TO YOUR TEETII.
F EW persons arc properly impressed
with the importance of giving early frrfrri
attention to decaying teeth. The health is often
affected by them, to say nothing of tho inconve
nience and suffering, which they produce. It is
important to have all caries promptly urrested.
If treated in time most teeth may be preserved!
Teeth Extracted Without Pain,
bv the use of Nitrous Oxide Gas,
J. J. VANDERFORD, D. D. S.
a harmless nnd
ICE CREAM ! !
Wholesale &. Retail,
At J. B. DEAKYNE'S,
a Middletown, Del.
Parties, Pic Nies, and Families, served
at shortest notice.
LOOK .A.T THIS. *
LOOK AT THIS.
S. R. STEPHENS & Co's.
NEW WHOLESALE & RETAIL STORE.
GOODS at PHIL ADSL PHI A PRICKS.
H AVING Just returned from the city with a
large and splendid assortment of
FROM AUCTION AND FIRST HANDS,
BOUGPTAT TltELO WEST CASUPRICES
Comprising in part a large stock of
DRESS GOODS, NOTIONS,
CANNED FRUITS, PICKLES,
And all Goods usually kept in a First Class
Country Store, which we
very low for Cush, or Country Produce.
prepared to sell
ßdl': Buyers would do well to give us a call.
SAML. R. STEPHENS & Co.
Iioor SKIRTS. 628
WM. T. HOPKINS.
No. 628 Arch Street, Phila.
MANUFACTURER OF THE
Celebrated lt Champion ft Hoop Skirts
FOR LADIES, MISSESAND CHILDREN,
The largest assortment, and best quality and
styles iu the American Market. Every lad)' should
try them, as they recommend themselves by wearing
longer, retaining their shape much better, being
lighter and more elastic than all others—Warran
ted in every respect, and sold at very low peiccs.
Ask for HOPKINS' "CHAMPION" SKIRT.
Superior Hand-made Wlmle-Bone Corsets in
Fifteen different Grades, including the "Impe
rial" and Thompson* k Rangoon's "GloveFitting"
Corsets, ranging in prices from Hi Cents to $5.50 ;
together with Joseph Beckel's Celebrated French
Woven Corsets, superior shupcs and quality, Ten
different Grades, from $1.10 to $5.50. They ore
the finest and best goods for the prices, ever im
ported. The Trade supplied with Hoop Skirts
and Corsets utlhc Lowest Rates.
Those visiting the City should not fail to call
For Sale by
• Goods and Pri
ns we defy
Sept. 19, 1868.
JOHN A. REYNOLDS k SON.
PURIFY YOUR BLOOD!
The Great Alterative and Blood Purifier.
or ScaorcLi or Kivu's
Evil,Cutaneous Diseases, Ear
8IPELAB, Boils, Pimples, and
Blotches on the Face, 8ore
Eyes, Yellow Jaundice. White
Swellings, Mercdkial Dis
eases, General Debilitt, Pal
pitation and Fluttering at the
Heart, Consumption, Asthma.
Syphilis and Syphilitic Arne
I HNinnMl tionb, Bladder and Kidnet Dis
L-urnuum eases, Gravel, Dropst, Dybpep
BLOOD Headache, Female L Complaints*
0 &c. To the broken down female it
DAM A rr A R B . Ive . 8 IIfe and ener 87 by restoring
v ANALLAII the lost powers of nature. Persons
all weakness and lassitude, by use
J ing the PANACEA
J stored to
I vigor. Try it.
Price $1.00 Per Bottle.
perfect health, bloom and
8. Al. FOUTZ,
Manufacturer and Proprietor,
theUuîwS 8 ï utïï 8gl ' t * *°' 1 8tore keepers,throughout
For sale by
W. II. 91arr,
Why, a Cigar and Tobacco Store ! !
T HE undersigned begs leavelo inform the citi
zens of Middletown, Odessa, nnd vicinities,
that he has opened a
CIGAR AND TOBACCO STORE,
On Main Street, near the Middletown Hotel,
Where he will keep constantly on hand à supe
rior Brand of Cigars and Tobacco that cannot be
.Smokers and Chewers are respectfully invited
to call in and try our selections. You may easi
ly know tile place by the sign of Pat Malloy,
the Irish Boy, Jemmy. JAMES WINE,
May 15—3mos. Middletown, Del.
ENGEL, HOTIIERMEL & CO.
SHIPPERS AND DEALERS IN
Schuylkill Navigation Wharves, Wind
mill Island, Delaware Hirer, oppo
site Lombard Street,
OFFICES, 108 Walnut St. 308 S. Del. Avenue.
C 40AL supplied in vessels, in large or small
J quantities, or lots to suit purchasers.
April 10, 1869—9m
RICHARD TOWNSEND & CO.
DE A LEUS IN
Peaches, Strawberries, Veg
360 & 3T0, Centre ACor. Merchant*« Row,
West Washington Market , N. Y.
R. Towscnd, Del. J. Hilliard, F. McMulken, N. Y.
ßS* Emties promptly returned, and letters
No. 35J SOUTH EIGHTH STREET,
ANGING BASKETS, Earthen and Wire,
For Sale at ROTHWELL'H New Store,
y 29 Main street, Middletown, Del.
Mutual Life Insurance Company,
PAID IN CAPITAL, $100,000.00.
JOHN P. McLKAR, President,
GEO. W. STONE, Vice President,
M. M. CHILI), Secretary
John P. McLear,
Thos. W. Webb,
Geo. W. Bush,
Samuel Brnncroft, jr.
Ed. Bringhurst, jr.
Wm. G. Gibbons,
George W. Stone,
Jno. V. Rice,
W. H. Swift.
This Company offers unusual advantages to
those who desire to avail themselves of the bene
fits of Life Insurance. Examine the following
1st.—It is a Home Company, and has ndopted
every plan of Life Insurance that is safe and just.
2d.—It's risks are selected with the utmost care
3 rd.—It is a purely mutual Company.
It offers new features of Loans, original
5th.—It is the most economically managed
Company represented in the I»eniusula.
6tn. Its excess of funds will be loaned out only
to the members of the Company, thus giving them
the use of the money at once.
7th.—It will loan its members money for a
8th.—Its rates are from 25 to 30 per ct. lower
than any Mutual Company in Existence.
9th.—Its policies are non-forfeitable after the
10th.—It will issue risks from $25 to $10,000.
11th.—It insures railroad Employees and haz
ardous occupations without extra addition to the
12th.—It combines Reliability, Low
Economy, Safety, nnd all advantages that
be derived from Life Insurance.
13th.—It lias no notes hanging over the poli
cies, and demands no interest money in advance ;
nor docs it ask an extortional Cash premium.
14th.—It is within the power of the poorest man
as well as the millionaire to protect his wife and
family from want, by taking
policy in this
First Class Reliable men are wanted in every
locality to act us agents for the Company. Ap
plicants will address the subscriber,
J. THOMAS BUDD.
Agent for Delaware and Eustern Shore Md.
Send for Circulars setting forth fully the plan
and operations of the Company.
GKO. W. STONE,
ODESSA NUR SERIES.
THE Proprietors offer for Sale, for Pull plunt
L mg of 1868 or Spring of 1869,
7 0,000 Reach. Tr
of the leading
Market and Family Varieties.
consisting of the following varieties :
CURRANTS, AND GRAPE VINES.
300.000 OSAGE 0KANGE QUICKS.
One and Two Years Old.
EARLY GOODRICH POTATOES.
Sept. 26, 18G8.
POLK & HYATT,
Or to WM. B. CROFT.
A First Class Boarding and
UNDER THE DIRECTION OF
WARREN I. HICKS. A. II. 1 ..
HUDSON A. WOOD, A. B. } Pmxcn'Ai.s,
Mrs. GENIE II. IHCKS and Mrs. MARY WOOD.
I ^ALL Term begins September 13lh, nnd ends
« W ! N ! E , K Tl ' rm •'«gins January 4th and ends
SPRING Term begins April 5!h nnd ends June
Tuition per Quarter of 12 weeks, payable at the
middle of each Term :
►Small Scholars in First L
Use of Piano.
German and French (euch extra).
Tuition per annum, including board,
wood, lights, und washing.220 00
The same per Term.. 0 o.
Students charged from the time of entering
t or further particulars address the Principals
r Circular, Middletown, Del. Q c t a_ t f
.$ 5 00 .
... 8 00 .
12 00 .
.2 00 .
.2 00 .
.2 00 .
W 1 ™ bnproved Machinery and New Dies
, T , ' vc " rc oow prepared to furnish at thé
(Round with Collars and Egg-shaped with sole)
from Two to Seven Inches Calibre, superior to
any in the market. Also
BRANCH JOINTS Y SHAPED & SILT BASINS,
As recommended by "Waring" in his Work
Underdrnining. We also manufacture
Ilt-lcku nnd Earthenware,
ßS~ Liberal discount made to Dealers.
Please address for price, *c.
W. If. BELL
ALLEN k BELL,
THOMAS MASSET, JR.
CLOCK AND WATCH MAKER,
Main Street, nearly opposite Wtilut'f Hotel,
C LOCKS, Watches, Jewelry, ie, noatly and
Always on hand and fur sale, Clocks, Watches
Plated Ware, Forks, Spoons, Silver Napkin
Kings, Silver Thimbles, Sail, Sugar and Tea
Spoons, Butler Knives, Gold Breast-Pins Kar
Rmçs, Finger-Rings, Sleeve Buttons, Watch
Chains, Watch Keys, Key Bings, Steel Watch
WILCOX & GIBBS
FAMILY SEWING MACHINES.
THE DEBT FAMILY SEWING MACHINER
IN THE WOULD.
OBVIOUS REASONS WHY THE
WILCOX & GIBBS
•Family Sewing Machines
ARE BECOMING SO POPULAR :
FIRST, Because they make the " Twistfd
Loop-Stitch," which is'the most Beautiful, Elast
ic, and Durable Stitch known.
SECOND, Because they arc adapted to the
Greatest Range of Work,
ton, Silk, or Linen Thread successfully.
THIRD, Because they are Perfectly Simple in
their Construction ; and will Ilem. Fell, Stitch,
Bind, Cord, Tuck, Gather, and Embroider, in
the most perfect inunner.
FOURTH, Because they use hut One Spool,
d are found Competent when all others Fail.
d will use cither Cot
Rend the following Statement« of Fact« nnd
Commendations of Individual« nnd of the
In Regard to the
WILCOX & GIBBS
Family Sewing Machines.
From the Superintendant of the Penn
sylvania Central Eailroad.
ALTOONA, Pa. Sept 14, 18C5.
One of your Sewing Machines has been used in
my family for several years. For simplicity and
•«eehanieal accuracy of construction, I have soor.
no Sewing Machine equal to it. The speed and
correctness with which it does its work «re admira
ble. It 1ms given and continues to give us entire
satisfaction. ENOCH LEWIS.
DOVEIt, Sept. 12th, 1085.
Messrs. BV/roa- «$• Gibb
ing had eighteen months' experience xt
Family Sewing Machine, I take pleasure i
ing that it has given perfect satisfaction,
been the means of selling -several in this locality.
I). F. BURTON.*
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN. Jan. 29th 1859.—
"The simplicity and accuracy of its mechanism
vent its dropping stitches, to which many oth
machinos are liable, and which has hitherto
brought the "chain stitch" into disrepute. One
cannot but admire the beauty and
Gent h men .—I lav
„ uracy of its
movements, und the entire absence of all noise,
hen running nt the rate of 2000 stitches
nnd upward per minute. This «lone must prove
a great recommendation to it. Another merit is
the good workmanship. The parts arc made in
terchangeable, so that in the event of accident to
the machine, any part can be replaced, at a tri
fling cost. It is, indeed, a "mechanical wonder
—a household necessity !"
PHILADELPHIA PRESS, I860.—"The un
paralleled success which bus attended the intro
duction of the Wilcox & Gibbs »Sewing Machine
sa sure guarantee of its merits."
¥>. 1 *»
The following arc names of persons in this
neighborhood, whom we give ns references, who
have had the Wilcox k Gibbs Sewing Machines
in use for some time :
Mrs. William Green.
Mrs. J. B. Clarkson. I Mrs. II. Vanderford.
. R. A. Cochran, Jr.jMrs. S. M. Reynolds.
Mrs. Benj. Armstrong.
Mrs. T. 8. Bowers.
No. 1. Ornamental Iron Stand, Walnut
Top, (oiled.) with Hemmer and Fel
No. 2. On Ornamental Iron Stand, Walnut
Top, with Drawer and Lock,
No. 3. On Ornamemtftl Iron Stand, with
Polished Muhogany or Walnut Top
and Drawer, with Hemmer and Fel
No. 4. Valnut Half Case, (oiled,) with
Hemmer und Feller,
No. 5. Extra Half Cuse,
Box. Hemmer and Feller,
No. 6. Walnut Half Case, f
Fancy Work Box.
No. 7. Mahogany Half Cose, (Polished,)
with Hemmer and Feller,
No. 8. Full Cabinet-Case, Mahogany
Walnut with Hemmer aud Feller,
" with Work
(oiled, ) with
Those wishing a first class Sewing Machine,
would do w ell to call and examine the
Wilcox & Gibbs
FAMILY SEWING MACHINES,
JOHN A. REYNOLDS b SONS,
HENRY BOWER, CHEMIST,
Super-Phonphatc of Lime } Ammonia and
WATIHAXTKI) FREE FROM ADULTERATION.
T HIS Manure contains nil the elements to pre*
duce large*crops of all kinds, and is highly
recommended hv all who have used it, also by"
distinguished Chemists who have, by analysis
tested its qualities.
Pueked in *
bags of 200 pounds each,
DIXON, SIJARPLtiSS k CO.
—. ,» .. p , AUEXT8,
39 South V ater nnd 40 South Delawure Avenue,
For sale by WM. REYNOLDS.
79 South Street,
Also by JOHN A. REYNOLDS^kSONS,'
. . . . , Middletown/Del.
And by dealers generally throughout the
For information, address IRnry Bower, Phil
adelphia. Jan. 9, 18C9—ly.
J. IT. WALKER,
H A\ ING succeeded Mr. L. R. Davis, in the
proprietorship of this well known, long
tablishcd, and popular establishment, the present
proprietor will spare no pains to insure the com
fort of Ins guests, and make his house, as hereto
fore, the favorite resort of the traveling oublie
A well,filled larder, a well furnished table •
fartable and airy apartments ; the choicest brand*
of Liquors, Cigars, and Tobacco; with a deter
mination to render the fullest satisfaction
bined with attentive waiters, reliable hostlers
and moderate charges, will, he feels assured '
cure to him a continuance of the liberal patron
age heretofore bestowed upon the establishment.
Accommodation for Drovers and Dealers in
Horses and Mules can always be secured. A lib
eral share of the public putronage is respectfully
solicited. JOSEPH H. WALKER
Oct. 17—ly Successor to L. R. Davis.
WM. N. BRICE,
WHOLESALE COMMISSION MERCH ANT AND
No. 18, Central Market, Delaware
Avenue, above Eace Street.
P A ,?J!?HLAR attention paid to the sale of
GRAIN and LIVE STUCK. Ail orders
promptly attended to. Consignments
Hon. D. C. Blnckiston, Kent Co, Md.
Franklin Dyre, Esq. " " •«
W. A. Brice, Fsq. 11 " "
J. G. Griffith,
F. T. Perry,
Dec. 5, 1868—ly
Cecil Co. "■
DR. J. J. VANDERF0RD,
Graduate of tlie Pennsylvania College of
DENTAL SURGEIIY, *
H AVING located ill Middletown, Del i gex
respectfully announces to the public^SBS? '
Mint he is prepared to perform nil operation» per
taming to the practice of 1
ARTIFICIAL TEETH Mounted on Dental Vu!
«imtc, a material superior to metals in its adapt
ability nnd durability. *
Persons having badly adjusted gold plates
lU've them exchanged for the Vulcanite
Great care will be given to Children's Teeth:
irregularties corrected, and deciduous teetii pre
served until the permanent ones make their
.ft'f'-V superior Dentifrice constantly on hand
Office on the corner of .Scotl and Main streets
formerly occupied by D. L. Dunning '
April 10, 1869—ly
Middletown Furniture Warerooms.
JOSEPH II. ENOS
K E KnnNITrnr tIy "."m and "" flssor ""<mt of
A A. I UIINITl RE suitable tu the market,
SIStlllg ot '
BEDSTEADS, CHAIRS, WASHSTANDS,
Parlor and Dining Room Furnitur«,
COFFINS, of all kinds and styles; Metallic Cits
acts ; Patent Burial Cuses to order
MANSION HOUSE HOTEL,
North West Corner Fayette A; St. Paul Sis.
OPPOSITE HAItXl'M 8 CITY HOTEL,
Isaac Alberst on
^•9**This is one of the most pleasant and
tral locations in the city.
January 4, 1868—ly
DELAVEAU'S CELEBRATED REMEDY.
i Price Fifty Cents.
Prepared KT Sixth and Wood Sts. Philadelphia.
Ask your Druggist for it.
Mur. 6—1 y
MIDDLETOWN IRON FOUNDRY
T >L °' V ® Plow Castings, Machine Castings
tï • a °n hand or made to order.
I articular attention given to Repairing Machi
nery. Cash for old Iron.
WM. L. BUCKE k SON,
founders and Machete to.
15,000 Superior Peach Baskets,
W V, Auctioneer, has removed to
. • New Castle, Del. Those desiring his ser
vices as Auctioneer wi.l please address him at
that place, and their orders will meet with
prompt Attention. uu
April 3, 1869—tf
JOHN A. REYNOLDS,
May 1, I860.
O LD NEWSPAPERS, a cheap and çonvenient
Wrapping Paper, fur sale at this office.
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