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rODLUHCD EVERT SJTCRDAY, BY HENRY VANDEUFORD. advance Terms.—$2.00 per annum, payable it Single copies five cents. Advertising Rater.— One square of ten lines, $1 for the first insertion and 25 cents for each subsequent insertion. One square one year $1U; six months $6. For a quarter of a column three months $8 ; six mohhts $15 ; one year, with the privilege of four changes, $25; tor halt a column $50. Fractions of a square to be counted us a square. When the number of insertions is not marked, advertisements will be continued until forbid, and charged accordingly. Obituuries published at advertising rates; Marriages and Deaths inserted free. Yearly advertisers must confine their advertisements to their own business. jaar - All letters should be addressed to The Middletown Transcript, Middletown, Del. jsuf Office corner Muin and Scott streets. Tbe new hotel in New York, the South ern Hotel« now building, will he the lar gest hotel in America. It will cost $2, 114,000, one-fourth being for the furni ture ; will accommodate 2000 guests, has 700 rooms, 1500 windows, 2000 doors, four dining rooms, six parlors, and be ill all respects the "Hotel of the Period." The New York Herald refers any one not aatisfied with this palatial edifice, to St. Peter's at Rome, or the "late Coliseum of the Hub." The Committee on Commerce in the IIouhg of Representatives at Washington, have reported favorably on a bill authoriz ing the construction of a bridge across the Deleware, between Phila. and Cambcn. The Spaniards in New York felicit tc themselvos with tho belief that the Pres ident released the gunboats because he feared a war with Spain. A young lady, aged seventeen, lias boon arrested in Buffalo for bigamy. She be gan marrying at the age of fourteen. HOLIDAY PRESENTS SUITABLE FOR Youth, Manhood and Old Age. XX I«. DUNNING. FFERS at low rates a carefully selected stock of Christmas Presents of all descriptions, consisting in part of Cromos framed ready for hanging. Arabiun Knight Series, Robinson Crusoe, I)on Quixote, Swiss Family, Children of the Abbey, Scottish Chiefs and other standard and Miscel laneous Works, suitable for Youth and Old Age. Bibles, Prayer Books, I with additional Hymns) Methodist Hymns, Parish Psalmody, in Turkey and other neat bindings. Toy books, English and American Manufacture. () FANCY ARTICLES. Photograph Albums, Work Boxes, Writing Desks, Glove Boxes, watch cases, Ladies Cabins Port Monaiesand Pocket Books in great varieties Hair Brushes and Combs, Jouvin's best Kid first class Gloves, in fact every thing kept i Variety Store. BACK GAMMON BOARDS, CHESS, AND CHECKERS, und GAMES uf ull KINDS. DIARIES FOB 1870. Stationery, Monograms on French and Ameri can paper. Bill, Letter and Note size Paper of all grades, Mourning Paper und Envelopes to match. Jeff* Gentlemens Furnishing Goods of all descriptions. Picture Frames, Rustic and Plain, Passe-pertouts, Papier Mache, Rustic and Common Brackets, Picture Cords and Tassels. Stereopticon, with views. Dec. 18—tt. HO ! FOR THE HOLIDAYS ! ! KRISS KRINGLE'S HEADQUARTERS Are to be Found at Deakyne's, HO has provided everything that is nice to gratify the wants of his customers, und to meet their demands for the Holidays. Candies, plain and French, Raisins, Currants, Prunes, Figs, Dates, Citron, Oranges, Lemons, Coconnuts, Almonds, English Walnuts, Peanuts, White Grapes, Apples, Canned Fruit, Mince Meat, Cranberries, Hominy, Toys in great variety, Ac. Ice Cream, Cakes, Ac. furnished for parties oi weddings. . J. B. DEAKl Nh, Dec. 18—4 w. Middle tow W for A so the 10, in Del. NOTICE. flMIE annual meeting of the Farmers Mutual X Fire Insurance Company of St. Georges and Appoquinimink Hundreds will be held at the of fice of the company, in the village of Odessa, on Monday, the third day of January, 1870, at 10 o'clock, a. m. for tlie puposc of electing a Board of Directors for the ensuing year, and also pay ing three per cent, interest, in advance, Deposit Notes. DANIEL COUBIT, Pres't. Dec. 18, 1869—2w. Odessa, Del. the BROOM CORN. A LL farmers having broom corn to sell please address \V. COCIIUAN k SON, 7th and Market, Dee. 18—3t Wilmington, Del. TO TRAVELLERS. T ICKETS from Odessa to Philadelphia $1.50. To Wilmington $1.15. From Philadelphia to Odessa the same price, and from Wilmington to Odessa the same. Tickets to be had of 18 —tf £T - R. N. Long, Prorletor of the Stage Line. SHERIFFALTY. Newark, Del. Dec. lltb, 1869. To the Democratic Voters of New Castle county. Gkmtlkmkn :—My name, as a candidate for the .Sheriffalty, will gain be before the party for nom (inatiou. From the generous support accorded me ,in the past, I am lead to hope success will crowu this my third attempt. Should fate decree oth erwise, the successful nominee shall have my cor .dial support. Trusting the principles of Demo cracy may triumph, let the stundurd bearer be v whom ho may. I have the honor to be Very truly yours, Dec. 18— lm. JAMES ARMSTRONG. ELECTION. Citizens National Bank of Middletown , Dec. 18 th, 1869. ) T HE Stockholders annual Election for nine Di rçctyrs, to serve for one year will be held in the banking-house on Tuesday, January 11, 1870, between the hours of 11 and 12 o'clock, a. m. la—it J. R. HALL, Cashier. Will hay a good YORK WAGON, very little used. jl. J.\ #175 ;a®, Middletown. Del. F.RFOBD, Nov . 20—tf STRAWBRIDGE & CLOTHIER N. W. Cor. Eighth and Market Sts. PHILADELPHIA. Black Astrachans Black Astrachans Black Astrachans Black Astrachans, Black Astrachans Black Astrachans Black Astrachans Black Astrachans Black Astrachans 4.50 ! 6.00 7.50 8.50 9.00 10.00 12.00 14.00 5.100 I Black Beavers, Black Beavers, Black Beavers, Black Beavers, Black Beavers, Black Beavers, Black Beavers, Black Beavers, Black Beavers, Black Beavers, 2.00 2 50 3.00 3.50 4.00 4.50 5.00 6.00 7.00 8.00 OUR STOCK OF WINTER CLOAKINGS, it is believed, is unsurpassed in America, and be ing bought for cash during the late great depres sion in business, we guarantee the prices to be the lowest of the day. STRAWBRIDGE & CLOTHIER Central Cloth House, N. W. Cor. Eighth and Market Sts. PHILADELPHIA. IMPORTANT TO BUYERS OF DRESS UiOODS. At this advanced stage of the season we find it necessary to make very great reductions in the prices of Dress Goods, Silks and Shawls, and pre fer placing them in the hands of our customers at ciry low prices than carry them until ncxtscuson. GOOD STYLE DELAINES, - 18c. WRAPPER CASHMERES, - FINE ALL WOOL POPLINS, SILK & WOOL POPLINS, ELEGANT PLAID POPLINS, 87Jc. ELEGANT CLOAK PLAIDS, $2 00. LARGE BLANKET SHAWLS $5 00. RICH BROCHE SHAWLS, $25 00. GOOD BLACK SILKS, EXTRA GOOD SILKS, RICH EVENING SHADES, $2 25. 25c G5c. - 87Jc. * 81 75. - $2 00. STRAWBRIDGE AND CLOTHIER, N. W. Cor. Eighth and Market Sts. PHILADELPHIA. Dec. 11—6m Cards, priced eral Dec. 11—6m LARGE ASSORTMENT OF A C HR IS T M A s GOODS Has just been received at The Religion* Book A Tract Repository, 821 MARKET STREET, Wilmington, Del. ß-H* Call, Examine and PuRciiASK.-tfeSv Dee. 11—4t. iNOTICK. . purchased froi tli. I ^IIE hei of mTj. it..UK h • xpired Pate - Kuhn's A Ihiiuca for Grian Drill, known : Haines A Wood," or "Wood's Drill," has made several important improvements in it. viz:— A Cast Iron Bottom, —Front Feet of Box Hinged, so ns to be independer. of the Frame,—Combined distributing tho Plius phate and Grain toge , A.'. Ac. md sseurod the same by Letters Pate dauJ November 3c, biued wit. my celebrated open Metalle Spouts, 1869, havec it does the PHOSPHATE IO WER, With its Movable Cast I sett sit Patent, dated Oct. 27, 1868, and 10, 1869, by a decision of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia. As there has been over 100 of these machines introduced and used in this neighborhood, with in the last two years, with entire satisfaction, 1 enabled to offer to the public my improved Bottom, adjusted by rs, Ac. also secured to me by Letters firmed July DELAWARE PHOSPHATE DRILL to can ith a full guarantee achine As a first class of good workmanship and satisfactory perform I would also notify all persons that I shall prosecute any infringement upon any of the improvements secured to me by either of the a bovo Letters Patent. ance. W. N. HAMILTON, M. D. . Odessa, Del. , 1869—tf Dee. aSTOTXCE. fpiIE undersigned would inform the public that X lie has opened a Lager Bcir Saloon and Boarding House, in Middletown, in the house back of Mrs. Ryan's residence. Philadelphia 1 t ger Beer, Fried Lunch, Ac. always on hand. House comfortable and convenient. Dec. 11—3t* FREDERICK llEFFXElt. EPHYRS and Germantown Wools for knit ting Shawls, Nubias awd Afghans, also stocking and knitting Yarns. Samples sent b}' mail, and goods sent by Ex press, to any part of the country. Sold at retail at the WAVERLY MILLS 1024 Lombard Street, Dec. 11— Brnos Z be riilladclphl», 1'a. ELECTION. New Çastlc County National Bank of Odessa , Dec. 8th, 1869. ff^he Stockholders annual Election for nine Di X rectors, to serve for one year will be held in tho banking-house on Tuesday, January 11, 1870, between the hours of 1 and 3 o'clock, p. m. Dee. 11—3l. } J. L. GIBSON, Cashier WANTED. A good girl tp wait opou the Uible and act as chambermaid, at the Middletown Hotel. J. II. WALKER. ) Di in Dec. 11—tf. FOB KENT. A Second Story Room on Main Street. Pr: r Apply to JOHN T. HAYES, Middletown, Del vote entrance. Dec. 4—3t. ANTED—Several wagon loads of COBS' Dee. 18 w Apply at the Transcript office. ADJ OURNED Administrator's Sale OF VALUABLE REAL ESTATE IN APPOQCINIMINK HUNDRED. ■ B Y virtue of un Order of the Orphans' Court, of the State of Delaware, in and for New Castle county, will be exposed to sale at Public Auction, on THURSDAY, Uec. *3d, is«», at * »'flock, I*. *1. AT THE HOTEL OF O. i'. HILL, BLACKBIHD,\EW CASTLE CO. I>E T . The following described lands and tenements, be ing part of the Ileal Estate of the late \\ illiam M. Vandegrift, dcc'd. the same being ordered to be sold for the payment of his debts, to wit : A TRACT OF LAND Appoquinitnink Hundred, on the road leading from the State I!» id to the Thoroughfare Neck road, adjoining lie lands of Jacob Hill, Wm. Weldon, and Ay.a. Stockley, Containing about 125 AcreB of Land, more BUILDINGS thereon creeled. The said premises will tie sold subject to the widow's dower, tendance will be given and terms of sale made known by the Administrators or by Charles B. Lore their attorney. By order of the Court, BENJ. R. USTICK. Clerk O. Court. situated i FRAME HOUSE and OUT less, with At Property is well worth the atten tion of capitalists, being well adapted to the growth of Peaches, Smull Fruits, Vegetables, Being situated about two miles be* renient to Railroad and The above Grain, &c. low Blackbird, it is c Steamboat frem Smyrna Creek. There are about the farm at 1,000 PEACH TREES in bearing present. TERMS OF SALE. ratification of Twenty-five Hundred Dollars sale ; balance in two equal annual payments of one and two years, with interest from date of confirmation of sale. Ten per cent, of the pur chase money to be paid on the day of sale, to be treated as part of cash payment if conditi complied with, otherwise to be forfeited by pur chaser. The Widow's Dower will he sold at the time to give the purchaser a clear title. FRANCIST. PERRY, \ Adm -, THOMAS CAVKNDER, f AUm s> same Dec. 4—ts. ESTRAY! S TRAYED from the farm of the subscriber, m-nr Odessa, about Hie 12th of November, a BRINDLE BULL, the end of bis horns cut off, Any information will ./bite face, two years olu. lie very thankfully received, dec 4 tf F. J. PKNINGTON. CIRCULATION M5,OöO COPIES. rpiIE greatest success is attending the publica -L tion of DAl.LOU'3 MONTHLY MAGAZIN K . _.j periodical in the world. Each number contains One Hundred Pages of the choicest Stories, Poems and Engravings, or Twelve Hun dred Pages every year for $1.50—being fully three-fourths as large as either of the four dollar magazines, at about oue-third their price, is the time to subscribe. of i&B-N Terms,$ 1.50 a year; 7 copies 12 copies $15. Send stamp for specimen (ropy and prospectus ELLIOTT, THOM ES A TALBOT, to Publishers, Boston, Mass. dec 4 3in MAGIC ELASTIC HAND STAMPS! A NEW INVENTION tlicr, Glass, Paper, Wood, L I AOR Printing 1 Cloth, Ac. Cards, Billheads, Wrapping Paper, Ac. Printer's Hills. Prices $3 to $8. Sheets with priced designs sent free. Agents Wanted. Lib eral inducements—$10 per day easily made.— Canvassing outfit, $1. SMITH, HALL A CO., CO Courtlandt St. New York. Business Men ! print y ow Saving dec 4 3mos oOAVAj? If price. FniTitr. ©be CHAS. A. DANA, X I The ch body lik ïrrsï re« edition« • D •6 ; 8 d Fruit N* $1» Far Weekly nu ery •uUcrlU' ,1. $1,000 nr. , Pwlor Or«* un». Sped ducemenU «rend Pi* ,, n £u , apd luu free. Mowing Ac I UKNGLANP, Publiai er Sun, New York. I. The Little Wonder Sewing Machine, PRICE, $3. It makes the elastic loek-stitch ; it sews as well use it; ; no noise ; it be carried in child c arket; any machine in the it requires no instructions ; it makes does not get out of order ; it the pocket ; it makes an elegant present. UNION SEWING MACHINE COMPANY. Agents wanted. Dec. 4—3 mos. 234 Broadway, N. Y. TOBACCO & SEGARS ! ! A PUFF BY TELEGRAPH. Middletown, Del. Nov. 18, 1869. The following dispatch has just been received from I. A. via Warwick. The author of it is un known, but ho is evidently some one who is "up to snuff," and that lie is fond of " puffing " there can be no doubt : As round the town you poke, You wish to have a pleasant smoke ; Take my advice, (this is no joke,) You'd better go to WINE'S Or if you want to get a chew, Of sweet Black Fat or lloney Dew, You'll find it and good "Fine Cut" too, By dropping in nt WINE'S. policy is, "to try to please," His Segurs always smoke with ease, The Snuff is bound to nmke you sneeze You get at WINE'S. His Take my advice without delay, (llis place you know in ou Main street) Invest your "stamps," it's sure to pay Both you and WINE. Let politicians plot and plan ; Rule the people must and And you or any other man, Ilad better go to WINK'H. X. B.—Rail Road Tickets to and from New Castle, Wilmington, and Philadelphia for sale at reduced rates, at the Tobacco Store next door to the Middletown Hotel. Nov. 20—-y in } I. HEY NEK IJUKEH, Denton, Md. J. ALFRED MAY, Elkton, Md. MAY & DUKES, GRAIN & GENERAL PRODUCE as COMMISSION MERCHANTS, No. 24 SOUTH WATER ST. Bctwcru Client nut & Market Sts, PHILADELPHIA. r Consignments of Grain and Produce solicited. Orders for Guano, Fertilizers and Groceries, promptly attended to. Nov. 6—If 18 PRICES REDUCED FOR 1886!! Fall and Winter Goods. CARPETS, CLOTHS, CASSIMERES, ALPACAS, DELAINES, BLANKETS, SHAWLS, LADIES CLOTH COATS, latest style, MEN AND BOYS' CLOTHING, SHIRTS A DRAWERS, HATS & CAPS, HOODS, BÜCK AND SHEEP GAUNTLETTS AND GLOVES. A LARGE STOCK OF CITY MADE BOOTS and SHOES. Also, agent for Roger's Celebrated Magnetic Oils and Pills, for the cure of Rheumatism and all pains. SAN1L. 11. STEPHENS & Co. * Middletown, Del. Nov. G —ly MIDDLETOWN ACADEMY. A First Class Boarding and DAY SCHOOL, UNDER THE DIRECTION OF WARREN I. HICKS. A. B. } HUDSON A. WOOD, A. B. / assisted by Mrs. GENIE H. HICKS and Mrs. MARY WOOD. Principals, F ALL Term begins September 13th, and ends December 3d. WINTER Term begins December 6th and ends March 18th. Vacation of one week at Christmas and at the close of the term. SPRING Term begins March 28th and ends June 17th. The following Spring Terms of 12 weeks; but as the Winter Term continues 14 weeks, one sixth more will l>e added, making it proportionately the same as the other two Terms. a the charges for the Fail and Small Scholars in First Lessons Primary Department. Academical Department. Classical Department. Instrumental Music. Vocal Music. .$ 5 00. ... 8 00 . ...11 00. ...15 00. ...12 00 . 00 . Usw of Pi 00 . German and French (each extra). Tuition per annum, including board wood, lights, and washing. The same per Term. 00 . 220 00 . ..75 00. Students charged from the time of entering. For further particulars address the Principals for Circular, Middletown, Del. Oct. 3—tf THE LADY'S FRIEND. TWO MONTHS GRATIS!! I CTM1E Lady's Friend announces the following X Novelets for 1870: "Did he forget her?" by Louise Chandler Moulton; "The Cascannons' Aunt," by Elizabeth Prescott, author of "Be tween Two," Ac. "Solid Silver, or Chrisic Deane's Bridal Gifts," by Amanda M. Douglas, author of "The Debarry Fortune," Ac. with hu merous shorter stories by a brilliant galaxy ol 11 dy writers. A finely executed Stejl Engraving, handsome double-page, finely colored Fashion-Plate, und a large assortment of Wood Cuts, illustrating the Fashions, Fancy Work, Ac. PORTRAITS OF DISTINGUISHED AU THORS.—The Janury nnmber will contain Por traits, engraved Is steel, of Mrs. Henry Wood, Florence Percy, Louise Chandler Moulton, Eliza Prescott, Amanda M. Douglas, Mrs. Margaret llosiner and August Bell. NEW SUBSCRIBERS who send in their names foi 1870 by the first of November shall receive gnificent December Holiday number, mak ing thirteen numbers in all ! TERMS.—$2.50 a year; two copies, $4 ; ! copies, $6 ; five copies, and one gratis, $8.— copy of the Lady's Friend and one of The Post $4. A copy of the large and beautiful Premi Steel Engraving—"Taking the Measure Wedding Ring"—eugraved in England at a cost of $2,000—will bo sent to every full ($2.50) sub scriber, and to every person sending a club. This Engraving is a gem of Art. Specimen copies sent for ten cents. Address till* of the DEACON & PETERSON 319 Waluut street, Philadelphia. Nov. 6—tf TOWLE'S PATENT Grade and Drainage Level, Price $15. E VERY Parmer needs one. Every School should have one. No engineer, required to lay out roads, walks or water courses, tablish levels for foundation walls, bridges, made ground, Ac. It is extremely simple and beauti ful. Sent to any address on receipt of price. De scriptive circulars, with cuts, free. HAMILTON E. TOWLE, Civil Engineer, and Special Europeun Patent-Solicitor, J76 Broadway, N«w York. Will es Oct. 9—3m AMERICAN & SWISS WATCHES. M. E. DICKSON, No. 35J SOUTH EIGHTH STREET, PHILADELPHIA, SKS attention to his fine selected stock of A. WATCHES AND JEWELRY, Of the latest Styles and the best Factory make. Silver Ware. Sterling Silver Spoons, Forks, and Butter Knives, which will be sold at a very small advance. Particular attention paid to repairing Fine Watches and Jewelry. March 6—tf Wm. A. Raisin. II. McCoy. McCOY & RAISIN, General Commission Merchants, No. T3 SOUTH STREET, Opposite Corn Exchange, BALTIMORE. W E refifT to the following among our patrons in Kent county Marylaud : Judge Jos. A. Wickes, Hon. Samuel Comegys, Hon. Wm. Welch, George 1). S. Handy*, William B. Wilmer, George T. IJollyday, Jervis Spencer, Dr. Samuel A. Beck. June 19— y NEW LOT OF STOVES JUST RECEIV ED, AT ROTIIVVELL'S STOVE STORE. Oct. 2—tf. N 304 W. M. KENNARD 306 TIIE CASH DRY GOODS AND CARPET HOUSE, OP DELAWARE. 304 & 306 MARKET STREET, WILMINGTON, Is now prepared to offer to Cash Buyers one of the best selected, greatest variety, and largest assortment of goods ever offered in this State. THE CARPET ROOM Having been enlarged, is filled with a fine variety of the best makes of English and American Tapestry, Brussels, Three-Ply, Ingrain, Ac. Oil Cloths, all widths, Cocoa and Canton Mattings, Rugs, Matte, Window Shades, Fixtures, Stair Rods, Ac, Ac. Ac. Ac. In the Wholesale Deparment Will be found all the best makes of Sheetings, Shirtings, Ac. all of which will be sold at New York Wholesale Prices. The Cloth and Cassimere Department Is one of the most extensivein the establishment, comprising all kinds of goods for Ladies', Men's A Boy's wear. The Flannel Department j2i!0- For Variety, cannot bo surpassed THE RETAIL Sheeting and Mußlin Department Is large and all kinds of the best goods will bo cut at very low prices. The Hosiery and Glove Counter Will be found full and complete at all times. Ladies' and Gentlemen's Underwear Of all kinds at reasonable rates. The Dress Goods Room Is the pride of the House, special attention being paid to this department. W. M. K. constantly in the New York and Philadelphia markets, enables him to procure all new and desirable goods at the lowest rates, and us he buys direct from the importer in large lots, it is to his advantage to sell cheap, that goods may be turned out fast, thus keeping the stock new and lively all the time. All arc invited to call, feeling assured that they will not be disappointed either in assort ment or prices. W. M. KENNARD, 304 & 306 Market st. ABOVE THIRD, WILMINGTON, DELAWARE, Oct. 9, I860.— y rAiBKOSIW RING'S AMBROSIA RSSTOBB8 GRAY HAIR ORIGINAL COLOB. of RING'S AMBROSIA ERADICATES DANDRUFF, Cures Humor/, AKT» itching of the Scalp. RING'S AMBROSIA Prevents Baldness, And frnqu.ntly eauus Nm> on Bald Hair to place«. v> SOLD BY DRUGGISTS And MEROHANTS Everywhere M Price One Dollar per Bottle. .E.M.Tubbs»C k Proiyrietorg. G G. CHAMBERLAIN B. Middletown, Del. JOHNSTON, HOLLOWAY, k COWDEN, Wholesale A rents, Philadelphia. For Sale by Cc*. 23—Cm SPECIAL NOTICE. W E would respectfully call the attention of customers und friends to our stock of ___ . ~ . ,-vriT m tti rnn CUBA, SINBADj <& FELT HATS, in Nutra, Black and Brown Color«, selling at a groat reduction on the original price, to enable everyone to flit himself out in a New Hat for the coming Holidays. large stock of BLACK AND FANCY CASSIMERE3 Which we Also, rear, at prices per yard, suitable for men and boys' ranging from $1 to $2.2, constantly every week from the tu re which we il'ur rs and jobbers in new and fresh styles. We have on our second floor nice line of INGRAIN, STAIR, GERMAN, TURKEY, ami RAG CARPETS. Floor Oil Cloths, &c. to enable our Which we are selling at city prie customers to buy their Carpets at home, instead of going to the cities for them. JOHN A. REYNOLDS & SONS, Middletown, Del. Nov. 20— y y FOR SALE A DEUG AND VARIETY STORE, IN THE COUNTRY. A rpilE subscriber intending to quit the county X and not wishing to pack his goods and fix tures will dispose of a complete assortment of Drugs Medicines, Oils, Paints. Glass. Ac. The store is doing a good prescription business and patron ized by a skillful physician who has an extensive practice, and with the addition of a small capital in merchandise, there eould be done u very profit able business. For terms, apply Jo_ Nov. 13—3w M. T. HYNSON. ick, Md WANTED Confidential Agents to dispose of a stock of Goods. None but good and •anted who can keep their mouths of $25 100 reliable me shut. Small capital required. A fort 000 guaranteed to a man of the right stripe. P ticulars free. Call on or address Nov. G —3in Sample of goods sent for 25 cents. J. P. WATERS A CO. 197 Broadway. N. Y. THE IIINKLEY Family Knitting Machin». PRICE $30. E VERY Family in the country needs one. knits everything from a mitten to a Blanket. A child 12 years old, can learn to work it in an hour. It is operated the same ae chine, by hand or foot. It uses but one needle, and is the perfection of beauty and usefulness. Circulars with cuts and full particulars free to everybody. Agents wanted in every county. Apply quickly. Oct. 9—3m. It -wig TOWLE A HARDING, General Agents 176 Broadway, New York. 1869. PHILADELPHIA 1869. WALL PAPERS. HOWELL & BOTJRKE MANUFACTURERS OF Paper Hangings, & Window Shades, Sales Rooms, Cor. Fourth and Market Sts. PHILADELPHIA, Factory, Cor. Twenty-Third and Sansom streets. Ne-vr Styles Every Day, of Oar Own Make Oct. 9—3m_ AGENTS WANTED LOCAL AND TRAVELING, For THE American Meat & Vegetable Chopper, T HE best thing, without exception, in the market ; saves 90 per oeut, in time and la bor; cuts 10 to 13 lbs. of meat, sufficiently fine for pies, in four minutes. Agents aro coining money. Cut of machine, terms, Ac. free. D. A. NEWTON & Co. No. 38 Cortland St. N. Y Address Oct. 9—3m J^OTICE. Dr. J. J. VANDERFORD gives notice that be has just made a new supply of Nitrous Oxide Gas, and is prepared to administer it. Persons w ishing to have their teeth extracted can do so now without suffering pain. Nov. fl—tf JOHN A. REYNOLDS, NOTARY ETIE^IC MIDDLETOWN, DEL. May 1. 1869. ANTICIPATING nra FALL TRADE* -IIK undersigned' hw avuio tbe mort *l»»>or * ate preparation* anti already offen to tho*« who may wialMo.he early in making ktelr f* 11 and W inter purehaaea, a T FULL STOCK OF GOODS'. Suitable for Kali and. Winter wear and usage. My stock uf DRY GOODS will consist in part of BLACK a ml COLORED ALPACAS, Wool Delaines, Wool Poplins^ ATolmirsty A good'assortment uf Prints, Cotton end W uo* Flannels, 1,1}, 2j Brown and Bleached Muslins Henry Domestics, Bal. Skirts, Shawls, Ac. tie.. NOTIONS. Hosiery, Gloves, Ludiea Corsets, Ladies Vest»,. Ribbons,' Edgings, Gents Undershirts, Lad If* Collars and Cuffs, Combs, llair Brushes, Velvet«, and in fact everything y»u eould well expect !.. find in a first Class Notion. House may hero b* had. ask the particular Attention of the gentlemen to my assortment of FRENCH and AMERICAN CLOTHS, and Fancy Cawiniers. New Styles of which I am constantly receiving and disposing of at reasonable prias. Also to tbe Community in general to my Stock d of Mens, Womens i of Mena* IIbavv Boots, and Miese* IIkavy Shoes, which I have made to OaDKR of the Bust material, and on any of which I am willing to guarantee satisfaction. I have also a good asaortmont of Mens sowed and pegr ged, single and doubla uppOF And Calf Boots, and Ladies Press Shoe* in Yapiou* Styles. Hats and Caps. Carpets, Druggets, Oil (Moths, Oil Cloth Win dow Shades, Door Mate, Hardware, Cedurware, Queens ware, Earthen ware, Stoneware, Groceries, &c. Ac. &c. Glass, Oil, Paints, Mackerel, Shad, and Her ring always on hand. ^r<r- Will show goods with pleasure, and make a liberal discount for Cash. G. VV. W. NAUDAIN. No. 3. Middletown Hail: Oct. 1G—tf of _ CPHE Proprietors offer for Sale, for Fall plauk JL ingof 1869 or Spring of 1870, 70,000 Peach TrOCS the * of the leading _ _ . , , •, rr • a* Market and Family Varieties. 1200,000 SMALL FRUIT PLANTS I consisting of the following varieties t ! STRAWBERRIES, j RASPBERRIES. BLACKBERRIES. GOOSEBERRIES, CURRANTS, AND GRAPE VINES. ASPARAGUS ROOTS. ODESSA NURSERIES. 300,000 OSAGE 0BANGE QUICKS. One and Two Years Old. ALSO EARLY ROSE, POTATOES, our And several other leading variciies, for seed. Apply to Oct. 16, 1869. POLK 4 HYATT, Or to WM. II. CROFT. Odessa, Del. GEO. W. INGRAM & CO. BROKERS, BROAD STREET ABOVE MAIN. Middletown, Delaware, A TTEND PROMPTLY TO TUB TION OF NOTES, DRAFTS, BILLS, &q. to. C'OLI.KO LOANS NEGOTIATED UPON THR MOST LIBERAL TERMS. INVESTMENTS MADE IN THE MOST SATIS' FACTORY MANNER. Stocks Bov y ht and Sold on Commission. Also, receive applications for Del. Mutual Life Insurance Company OF WILMINGTON. Refer by permission to tho following aamsd gentlemen : McDonough. Geo. W. Karsner, J. W. Vandegrift, Soyfert, McManus A Co. Philadelphia. Gen. Robert Patterson, " B. F. Chatham, Phila. Nat. Bank. Oct. 16, 1869—y rpOWN LOT FOR SALE, if n Eligible Lot, upon Broad street for sale low, GEO. W. INGRAM A OO, Aapplied for oct. 23—tf EST BEEF EVER KILLED IN MIDv DLETOWN, AT INGRAM t GIBSON 8 B Nov. 20— tf # 10,000 Oct. 23—tf Wanted on Bond and Mort gage, liberal Geo. W. Ingram A Oo. to ARM IN KENT COUNTY, MD. OF SftO. ACRES, UPON NAVIGATION, For Sale upon very reasonable terms. Apply to oct. 23—tf GEO. W. INGRAM A CO. F D elaware rail road bonds, DELAWARE STATE BONDS, NEW CASTLE CO. BONDS. For Sale by GKO, INGHAM à CO. oct. 33—tf w STOCK, llighcrt market rater paid hy Oct. 23—tf GEO. W. INGRAM « CO. NATIONAL BANK W ILMINGTON k READING R. R. BOND* For suie by GEO. VV. INGRAM A. CO, Oct. 23—tf brokers, F IRST Cluss Real Estate Bonds foe sale by GKO. W, INGRAM 4 CO.. Oct 22—tf so APITALISTS are invited to call and exanst ine onr list of Securities before investing. Geo. W. Ingram a Co, C Oct. 23—tf J-JIDES AND TALLOW WANTED 1 Bull Hides 6 cents. Sheep Pelts 75 cts, Utccr Hides 8 cents. Calfskin 14 cents. Tallow U> ceftte. The above prices will be paid at Nov. 20—tf INGRAM $ GIBSON S. Middletown-.