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ance T. Friends, the man based Psalm, thy and man, man, cing habit silent invited their was only and less usual. man has a ton, ia, that the be MIDDLETOWN, DEL. SATURDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 17,1870. • ÎX8PKCTORS Election. —The election for Inspectors will take place on the first Tuesduy in October. The drought is so great at Salisbury, that, according to the Advertiser, the very sermons arc dry. And, we might add, the^huiuor of the papers is dry also. What a commentary upon the vote of ,the French nation upon the plebiscite , was the proclamation of the Republic on the 5th of September. The Democrats and Conservatives of St. Georges Hundred, will meet at Odes sa, this afke+noon, at 1 o'clock, to nomi nate candidates for Inspector aud for Road Commissioners. day set was of to both the who and lu the Munie election on "Monday, the ■Democrats made n gain of eleven thousand votes, but not enough to, tedeem the State. The Y er mont democracy, at the late eleçtiun, gained twenty members in the House and oue in the Senate. Through au announcement iu the Dela ware Gazette, signed Jesse Sharpe, Chair man of the Executive Committee; we learn that a Democratic mass meeting will be held iu Middletowu, at 1, 1'. M. on Sat urday next, the 24th of September. lion. James A. Bayard, and Hon. B. T. Biggs, will address the meeting. Ponder, our candidate for Governor, is expected to be present. ulb slon w one boy log 9th is be nic in a Col. James Fakmer's Clubs. —A convention of farmers clubs was recently held in Chester cduuty, Pa. In the course of a brief ad dress one of the number said:— . The life of the farmer is too monotonous. More association and intercourse is needed The present meeting, if nothing more is done than merely assembling together, will bo bénéficiai . He hoped the proposed organization would be a general tioii of the farmers of eastern Pennsvl nia, uot for the exhibition of the products of the soil or competition for premiums, hut for the inculcating of ideas, the dis semination and comparison of plans, modes of-farming, &c. ussoeia LATEST NEWS. The news from the seat of war, siuce tlie.capitulation of McMahon, at Sedan, has been rather meagre. Tile Prussians have been advancing upon Paris, and now before that city. Its gates are clos ed, aud ingress or egress forbidden with out a passport. The bridge at St. Cloud has been blown up, aud all the villas and other buildings outside of the fortifications burnt, so that no obstruction shall be of fered to the play of artillery. Paris has fiad time to prepare for tha siege, and has announced her readiness for the stern work before her. Efforts have been made througli diplo macy in behalf of peace, but all negotia tions have failed, and King William has sternly pressed forward, resolved to crush .he preseut government, own terms, after reducing the city. lluuiors of an intention to intervene on the part of Russia and Austria, have beeu circulated, but they may have no founda tion iu truth. 1 ho Pope has formally protested to the diplomatic body against the invasion of the Papal States by the Italian troops, lie luis also decided not to quit Romo. Ihe Italians are steadily advancing into the country, and aro enthusiastically re ceived by the inhabitants. . -iÇhc republican spirit in Italy and Spain ig. apparently extending, and there are hopes in those countries, among the dem ocratic clement, that Ar : J nd dictato his a republican union uf European States will be tho result of tile present state of affairs. News by cable from Madrid, states that the American Mmister, Daniel K. Sickles, has to have a body guard for his protec 4ion. How he got himself into trouble, has not transpired, private cause. L vident ly the revolutionary element is at work again iu Spain. A Madrid des patch says that the government has taken measures to repress instantly any outbreak. An extraordinary meeting of the Cortes is not expected at present. Mr. Gladstone is alarmed at the spread of Republicanism in Europe. England herself has caught the ir.fectio A portion of the army of Buzuiuc is re ported to have cut its way out of Metz, nud is marching towards Paris, under Canrobert. Probably from some A Fertilizer for Wheat. —In con versation this week with a large and suc «e^irful farmer, near New Market, about the wheat crop of this county, he stated Whit his wheat was yielding much more than llic average of farmers, and he at tributed it to the use of Whann's Raw Bone Super Phosphate. lie has br.en cWiHtsroRv using this manure for the last three years, and thinks that no money he liai# la vested lias paid him so large an iu as that expended for this fertilizer. We nre pleased to state that its use is con stoutly on the increase, and all believe it to be ihe best artificial manure in the Hrorket. Wc find the above in the Dorchester county (Md., ) Kens :— It so nearly ex presses the opinions of farmers in our vi cinity that we publish it to show that they arp not alone in their appreciation of this great fertilizer. The true test of merit is Hie best of experience, und as regards Whnno's Raw Bone Supe/ Phosphate, the best farmers use it from year to year; thus showing that its uniformly reliable char acter may be depended upon. I.OCAL AND STATE AFFAIRS. Friends Meeting. —There was a large attend ance at the Town Hall, on Sunday night, to hear Clarkson Taylor, a minister of the Society of Friends, who had been announced to preach In the Hall on that occasion. The reverend gentle man announced no'lex t, in the usual way, but based his remarks, in the outset, upon the 8th Psalm, 4th and 5th verses:—"When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars which thou hast ordained; what is man, that thou art mindful of him, or the son of man, that thou visitest him ?" Before commen cing his sermon, he arose and said it was the habit of the Friends to spend some minutes in silent prayer, in their public meetings, and he invited the congregation to turn their thoughts inward white they communed with God and with their own hearts, for a brief period. The silence was profound for about ten minutes, disturbed only by the entrance of some who were tardy in attendance. The speaker occupied an hour and twenty-five minutes, lie was fluent, auimated, and free and unrestrained iu his gestures, with less of the inlonaliou peculiar to the Friends than usual. Mr. Taylor is very justly regarded as a man of ability, and his ministry, we understand, has been received with great acceptance, lie is a teacher, und hua a very tine school in Wilming ton, where he has successfully followed his pro fession for some years, lie is a native of Virgin ia, and in social intercourse manifests much of that agreeable suavity of manner which marks the Virginia gentleman. He hoped, lie said, to be able to visit Middletowu again. tion by mink of be ed tlie the ty the to The annual reunion at Drawyer's Presbyterian Odessa, on Sunday lust, brought Church, together another large concourse ot people. The day was fine uud favorable, much like the day set apart for the meeting last year, except that it was somewhat cooler. Rev. John Patton, 1). D. of Forest Church, Middletown, preached in the morning, uud Rev. Dr. Crowl,- of Drawyer's Church, Odessa, in the afternoon. These annual reunions and association of those who w to worship together iu that ancient temple, both profitable and agreeable, tending to keep alive the memories of the past, and to strengthen the bonds of Christian fellowship among those who have gone out from the communion of this venerable mother of the surrouudhig churches, and erected other temples in more convenient lo calities. Silence broods undisturbed above its througli all the year, save upon the oeca Each revolving year ;ho erst trod rient aisles, and soon not rill be left to recall or recount the early as sociations which cluster around that sacred spot. ont ulb slon of the annual reunion, w ill lessen the number of those with reverence its one Things at Elktos. —Charles Hagen, a colored boy about nine years of age, was run over by the log wagon of Hill, Harlan k Co. on Friday the 9th instant, and so seriously injured that his life is yet despaired of. No blame is attached to the driver of the toam, it being impossible to prevent little boys from running after the team. It is to be hoped the lesson may prove salutary. The M. E. Sunday School held its annual pic nic in James Merry's grove, on Tuesduy of Iasi week. The day was every thiug that could be desired, and the joy of the fortunate participants unmarred. The hop given in the Odd Fellows Hall, on Wednesday evening, of lust week, was quite a success. "Soft eyes looked love to eyes which spake agaiu, and all went merry as a marriage bell." Ritchie did the music. The season for the popular pastime of rail shooting has again arrived. The marshes of the Elk River throng with these birds, und during the high tides innumerable small boats may be seen threading their way through the tall grass, in search of these favorite birds. We have seen some very fine bunches gracing the fowling pie ces of returning sportsmen. Efforts have been made to re-establish a direct daily mail between Middletown and Cecil ton, re cently abolished by the Post Oflicc Department. Petitions have been numerously signed by citi zens at both ends of the route, who are interest ed in having direct postal intercourse re-estab lished, and forwarded to the Department. The distance is only ten miles, but the mail traverses a distance of about sixty miles, via Wilmington and Elktou, to reach its destination, and about four days are required to communicate by letter, between Middletown and Cecil ton, whether let ters be sent via Elkton or Galena. That is, it takes two days to send a letter between Middle tewu and Ceciltou, and two more days to get an answer. Everybody knows that the business re lations between these two points are of the most active nnd intimate character, and that this tar dy postal intercourse is a great public inconve nience. All these facts have been duly set forth and brought to the notice of Postmaster General Cresswell, who is fully cognizant of them; but, as yet, he has exteuded no relief. And whether he means to afford relief or not, wo are unadvis ed. The public convenience requires it, auti by respectful petition it has been solicited of the Department, but, thus far, it has been asked for in vain. We shall have more to say on this sub ject. of The time for reopening the Lyceum, is Mouduy evening, October 3d, the constitution having provided for a recess from the 1st of May to the 1st of October. The Library nnd the Lyceum cherished institutions. The latter will cause the former to be more extensively used, and the Library will react upon the Lyceum, imparting to its members a wider intellectual scope, and facilitating their efforts at mental traiiiing.— These institutions arc worthy the countenance of all our citizens. They will prove specially ben eficial to the rising generation. Discussion com pels research, and fixes in the mind the facts of history. The attrition of mind with mind sharp ens aud quickens the faculties, and gives strength and vigor, just us physical exercise imparts strength and vigor to the physical powers. from Media, Pa. i, ostensibly to find a site for the establishment of a steam flour ing mill, has not been heard of since. He prob ably had neither the means nor the inteutiou to buy or build, aud was merely prospecting, by which wo mean that he was travelling through the country, us many now do, pretending to be desirous of buying land, mill scats, or othe r pro perty. Lund hunters are most numerous, are well entertained among the farmers, eat good dinners, arc driven around in carriages, talk largely, nnd take their leave, no more to be heard of. They thus travel cheap, fare the country, and enjoy an economical pleasure trip, and are very big men, for the time being. There is more of this sort of thing doue, than the public are aware of., Forty cottages are to be erected at Rehoboth Beach in time fdr the opening of Ihe uext mer season. It is thought that as a watering place it will rival Long Branch, Cape May or Atlantic City, and is said to possess natural ad vantages over all of those places. The beach is said to be the finest on the Atlantic Coast. Re hoboth is a few miles below Lewis, and the rail road is to he exteuded to that point. The estab lishment of a popular summer resort at Rehoboth would add largely to the travel over the Dela ware Railroad. Prospecting. —The gem le: rho recently visited this of is re tow They at last he iu But little attention is paid to the ordinances forbid the throwing of scraps of this tow of paper and sweepings and trimmings into the streets. This neglect gives to the streets a slov enly and unattractive appearance. Every citizen ought to feel a pride in keeping the town iu a cleanly condition. •Inch Mr. A. S. Naudain had his carriage blanket stolen from his carriage, in front of the Chapel, Sunday evening last. Thieves so numerous, in and around this town, that leave nothing exposed without their in this town, you clutches are upou it. The windows, doors, and other work prepared by Mitchell k Weddell, of Smyrna, for the new store house of Mr. Cochran, in this town, were all consumed, by the fire, on Sunday last. This will retard the completion of the building for some weeks. Three men escaped from the Dover jail, on Thursday night of last week, viz : Reuben P. Butler, and Charles Collins, white men, and Thomas Bullard, negro. The Sussex Journal says that two white living iu Baltimore Hundred were attacked by a crowd of negroes, last week, and badly beaten. plenty along the Del aware marshes, also along tho Chesapeake. The population of the neighboring tow Warwick, is 35H. it the ex vi they this is the thus Reed birds and rail of DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION. In pursuance of the call of the Executive Com mittee of New Castle Co. the Democratic Conven tion met in the Grand Jury room and organized by calling Isaac P. Walker, Esq. of Appoquini mink Hundred, to the chair, uud appointing William Dean, of White Clay Creek Hundred, secretary. The first business being the calling of the roll of Delegates from the different Hun dreds, when all the Delegations were found to be full, all having unswered to their names. •land, of St. George's Hundred, stat ed there had been some irregularity in the divi ol* the Senatorial districts, and he therewith presented a schedule showing what Hundieds posed the different districts, also showing tlie names of candidates and times of nominating the different candidates of the Democratic party from 1834 to 18G8. On motion of J. P. Springer the schedule pre the rule governing the Senatorial districts of the couuty hereafter, (until changed by a Democratic Coun ty Convention) shall be as follows: 1st District —Brandywine, Christiana and Wilmington Hun dreds; 'id District—Mill Creek, White Clay ("reek, Pencador and New Castle Hundreds ; 3d District—Red Lion, St. George's and Appoquini mink Hundreds. On motion of Joseph I)eau, Jr. the delegates from the third senatorial district was allowed to retire and decide which of the Hundreds are en titled to the candidate for Senator, und report the same to this Convention. The delegates of the third senatorial district through their chairman, George F. Brady, report that St. George's Hun dred is entitled to the candidate for Senator. On motion the report was adopted. William Dean offered his protest against the action of the Hundred meeting of White Clay Creek Hundred, (held at Ogletown, August 13, 1870,) instructing the delegates ofthat Hundred to vote in Convention for certain persons as can didates for representatives and Levy Court Com missioners, and asked that the action of said meeting iu regard to instructing delegates be set aside and declared null and void. On motion the protest was read. Ou motion of J. P. Springer the protest pre sented by William Dean and just read, was adopted and placed in the hands of the Secre tary to be recorded on the minutes of the Con vention. On motion the delegates for the different Hun dreds now made up their nominations for candi dates for Senators, Representative Court Commissioners for the action of the Con vention, when the Convention nominated the following named persons as candidates : For Senators .—Leonard G. Vaudegrift, of St. George's Hundred, and Dr. Alleu V. Lesley, of New Castle Hundred. For Representatives to the Legislature .—Lot Cloud, Brandywine Hundred; J. Poulson Chan dler, Christiana Hundred; Aquilla Derrickson, Mill Creek Hundred; Benjamin Caulk, White Clay Creek Hundred; Sewall C. Biggs, Pcncader lluudrcd; Albert O. Newtou, Red Lion Hundred; and Francis Theodore Perry, Appoquinimink Hundred. For Levy Court Commissioners .—David Graves, Levi Ruth, White Clay William R. Bright, Red Lion S. F. Slmllcross. St. George's lluu . N. Wilson and Alexander Deakyne, dred. On motion, the Secretary report the proceed ings of this Convention in full for record, to be read at the next Democratic County Convention for New Castle county. On motion, the proceedings be published in the Democratic papers of the county, On motion, the Convention adjourned. Isaac P. Walker, Chairman. William Dean, Secretary. about that at mand is with es at as sold Mr. goods time. here, sing filthy when we the sing a & were and in vent the first ed then the each one I ter lad, to of by and are ble of Mr. N ted by Mr. Nowland was adopted it its and Levy to be on a the be pie re citi The let it an re most tar forth but, by the for sub Mill Greek Hundred; Greek Hundred; Hundred; dred; Wii A ppoquiniinimk 11 The Citizens National Bank will build a new the lot Work will be the plans and specifica brick dwelling and banking house, adjoining the National Hotel, commenced as soon as tious cun be got ready. The Sabbath School of Forest Presbytern nul picnic i Church, of this towu, held its Col. Clay toil's Grove, on Tnursduy lust. Rev. J. C. Crowl, Jacob Grcmtmnger, George Holman and Murdecui Doughtou, ot' Odessa, all expect to build houses this year, it is said. The corn worm is more destructive the present season than usual. In souic fields, it is said, there is a worm in almost every ear. The English iron-plated war steamer, Captain, suddenly fouudered at sea, off the Firistorre, France. All on board, five hundred in number, are believed to have perished, except a bout load of eighteen, known to have been saved. The catastro phe occurred on the night of tho 8th inst. during a violent gale. Gaptain Cowper Coles, Lord Northbrook aud a son of Mr. Childers, first lord of the admiralty, went down with the Captain. This vessel was esteemed the finest iron-clad in the Brit ish navy, and was on her trial trip, was a turreted ship, and mounted six three hundred pounders. A distressing accident occuredon Thurs day morning of last week, at Tom's River, near Long Branch, New Jersey. A large picnic party, belonging to the Ccutcnary Methodist Church, of Long Branch, had visited the spot. About sixty persons were standing on a bridge over the river, when it gave way, and they wore precip itated into tho water. Eight persons wore drowned, all belonging to Long Brunch. Poke berries will cure the rheumatism. Put the berries in gin, in the proportion of two ounces to tho pint. Take a table spoonful three times a day. This simple remedy has effected some very remarkable cures. If gin is not convenient, whiskey will do. The tincture must be taken for several weeks, or until its beneficial effects arc felt. The California Building and Loan So ciety at Sail Francisco suspended pay ment on Tuesday. Thomas Mooney, its President, disappeared several days ago, and an examination of its affairs shows a deficiency of about §200,000. the cause the and of ben com of sharp Pa. to flour prob to by be pro good talk be being. the or ad is Re rail estab Dela She They The President has appointed Vico Ad miral Porter to the position of admiral, made vacant by the death of Admiral Far ragut, and has given Rear Admiral Rowan tho vice admiralty vacated by Porter. scraps the slov citizen iu a The Bavarian government has forbidden the promulgation of the Bull of Papal In fallibility in the kingdom. This is the first of the German Catholic countries to take this momentous step. blanket Chapel, Thieves that their Work is progressing on tho Kent Coun ty Railroad from Worton Station to Chcs tertown, aud if tho Directors are properly sustained by the Stockholders it will be completed by the end of the year to that point. The Republicans of the Third Congres sional District of Maryland have divided, and nominated two candidates for Con gress, R. Stockett Mathews and General Adam E. King. Both have accepted the nomination. new were This for on P. and by a beaten. Del The ingenious anagram relating to the first Napoleon—Able was I ere I saw Elba —has been rivaled by one in reference to Louis Napoleon—Regal was J ere I aaw lager. of LETTER FROM SMYRNA. Mr. Here down dence any the at Whe the free to ply up pump the and good lost uable ing only at for 200, wood loss lery total eral hour the Correspondence oj the Middletown Transcript. Smyrna, September, 1870. Mr. Editor: —Allow me a few words about the weather. It is so dry with us, that rain water might be bought and sold at uu immense amount, provided the de mand was great enough. AH vegetation is losing its greenness. We are befogged with dust, and the tidy housekeeper wash es and dusts in vain. All business is dull, except the peach business. We have some life and bustle at the depot, post office, and canning es tablishment In the evening» the ladies enliven the streets, promenading in gay costumes. No doubt business will revive as cool weather advances, when peach dealers have full wallets and farmers have sold their grain. In prospect of this the merchants are replenishing their stores. Mr. Edward Heck has the largest stock of goods ever brought to this town at one time. His storehouse is also the largest here, and displays his goods to advantage. We are having very little sickness; al though the air is filled wit l dust from pas sing vehicles, nnd is laden with offensive smells from fermenting peach rinds and filthy pig pens. Phew 1—of an evening, when the atmosphere is damp and heavy, we fear to take a long breath, and go in the house shutting dowu windows and clo sing doors, leaving only the fire place as a ventilator. A day or two since we visited Hoffecker & Bro's. canning establishment. Never haviug seen one before, we were much interested. First we saw the paring and filling department, where women alone were employed. All were working cheer fully, with sleeves rolled up, and fingers and knives carefully wrapped in strips of muslin to protect them. Those engaged in filling had to use great caution to pre vent the mouths of the cans from cutting the hands, os they were of tin, and the edges quite sharp. Let us return to the first process, where the peaches are open ed and the seed taken out by men or boys, then pared by the basket and emptied into troughs or shoots where they are put into the cans by women standing as near to each other as they can conveniently work. These looked very tired, having stood in one position so long. The cans arc then I immersed in a wooden tank of boiling wa ter heated by steam from the engine, then immediately lifted out, one by one, by a lad, placed upon a table where three young girls carefully wipe the mouths or tops with long clean towels, cover each with a piece of tin fitting the opening, and pass to the soldering table, where they arc quickly sealed. They arc then placed in huge iron baskets, holding only one layer of several dozen, plunged into two great wooden tanks of hot water, and boiled about eight minutes. This water is heated by steam from the engine, nnd can be turned on or off. The water ceases to boil and the cans arc examined to see if any are leaking. If bubbles arise from any can, it is lifted out with a large pair of nippers and returned to the soldering ta ble to be rescaled. Each basket is looked over, then lifted from the water by ma chinery, placed on trucks and wheeled into adjoining apartment, where they are | placed bottom upward in layers, by a man ,'itli heavy gloves on to protect his hands from the hot cans. The cans are left here till cool, then removed to larger quarters. We inquired why they inverted the cans, and were told that there was less strain in this position. We had only been on the first floor. The second and third floors used for making nnd storing empty cans. They must employ a large numbez of workmen in this department as they use from three to four thousand cans daily. As we passed out wo saw hundreds of baskets of peaches in a large yard ready for the next day's work. They have can ned no tomatoes this season, owing to the imperfect ripening. The canned peaches retail at §3.50 per doz. which is really much cheaper than doing them at home, besides saving the waste of nerve and tem per. Wo have no distillery in our town, and pray we never may have, as peach brandy, in our estimation, is next to Jer sey lightning. We have a Good Templars' Lodge :'n a flourishing condition, which has been of great benefit to many of our estimable young men. May its star never set, but grow brighter and brighter, till its scin tillations arc seen far and wide, is the earnest wish of your Rev. J. of Oats, Oats, Oats for So its a 223 arc at # Correspondent. Extcnilvv Fir« In Sinyi The most destructive fire ever witnessed iu this towrf occurred ou Suuday morniug last, about 11 o'clock, when five build ings, including a large sash mill and basket factory, an extensive iron foundery, two dwellings, a photograph gallery, &c., were entirely consumed/ The tiro origi nated in the factory, opposite the rail road depot, occupied by Messrs. Mitchell & Weddell, aud owned by Hoffecker & Bro., of Milford. The alarm was given at the time above stated, wheu the sermous were about commencing at the churches. At the Methodist Church, the congregation was thrown into a most terrible excite ment, many thinking the church was in flames, while others thought the floor was giving way. A rush was made by those iu the rear of the church, but those at the front, uot understanding the cry, for tunately, did uot join iu the crowd at the instant, by which life aud limb were doubtless saved. At the other churches uo sudden alarm was given. By the time the people reached the scene of the con flagration the factory, a brick building seventy feet in length, was nearly envel oped in flames, and the foundery adjoin ing, owned by Mr. Thomas B. Lockwood, was igniting, as was also the frame house on the other side, occupied by Mr. Thos. McCoy as a tailor shop aud residence— owned by Hoffecker & Bro. Fiuding that none of these buildings could bo suved the principal effort was made to save the building next to this, owned by Mr. J. S lluffington, Notary Public, tho first floor of which he occupied as an offioe, the seo ond floor being occupied by Mr. Robert H. Blair, photographer. Tho effort was futile, however, and it, together with the small tenement house adjoining, owned by Mrs. Elizabeth Wright, and occupied by Ad In the to be that the the Elba to aaw Mr. Peter Carpenter, were consumed. Here the firo was checked. By the pull down of the last mimed house the resi dence of Mr. Alvan Allen was saved from any damage whatever. But while the greatest exortiou was being made in this direction, five or six other places wore in the most imminent peril, roofs blazing up at a distance from the terrible Whe pumps. Mr. McCoiiHughy, engineer on the towu train, after he deemed the depot free from danger, had the hose attached to the tank, from which an abuudant sup ply of water was obtained, lie »teamed up the locomotive and started the tank pump as soon as possible. With the exception of the contents of the factory, nearly everything was re moved from the other buildings destroyed, and though some damage was doue to the goods, generally they were taken out in good order. Messrs. Mitchell A Weddell lost all their machinery, including a val uable ami complicated machine fur mak ing peach basket staves, said to be the only one in use. Their loss is estimated at §1,000. Much sympathy is expressed for them. The Messrs. Hoffecker had an insurance of §3,500; Mr lluffington §1, 200, and Mrs. Wright §100. Mr. Lock wood had no insurance. The properties, before the fire, were valued as follows: Lockwood's, §4,000: Hoffecker & Bro.'s, llullington'8, §3,000; Mrs. Mr. Blair estimates his loss in material at §100. Ilis cameras, negatives, &c., were all saved. The gal lery was one of the best in the State. The total loss is estimated at §15,000. The origin of the fire is not definitely known. There had been no fire in the engine room since Wednesday last. Sev eral boys were in the building about an hour before the fire broke out, and it is generally believed that they communicated the liâmes accidentally.— Smyrna Times. B to a a of Wheat, prime | in use of the a of but the at John scene. the water was exhausted iu the All in ing iug Ileighe, sirable 5* mises. and tion. one and for A A sold sale. §(i,U0U; Wright's, §000 tee, the option equal of be AV JL MARRIED. On the 7th instant, at Newark, Delaware, by Rev. J. P. Du Hamel, of Philadelphia, Thomas J. Fairbank, of Baltimore, to Libbie E. Martin, of Newark, Delaware. THE MARKETS, Come MIDDLETOWN MARKET. - CORRECTED WEEKLY DY A. T. DllADLKY. Wheat, new Gorn, yell 1 00© l 18 90 bite Oats, ne 44 Oats, old. Timothy Sued Clover Seed.. .50 i0 The that great of of that ty. ing, tion ctS p>, H: Z Butter.... Lard. Potatoes. 25©30 cts. /J lb 75©80 bushel. 1*111 LA KLIMM A. Prime new red wheat .$1 34©/. 37 .05(3 :'T .$8 00 .550 oo Corn, yellow. Oats (Pennsylvania) Cloversccd. Timothy. WILMINGTON. $1 15 1 .io Outs... Flour. $7 00© 10 50 SPECHL \OTS( LS. FINE HEADY MADE CLOTHING. 223 MARKET STREET, 2nd Door below THIRD WILMINGTON, DELAWARE. T HE LARGEST ASSORTMENT OF to Ready Made Clothing in Delaware, Our Own Make, at less tliau l'hiludetphiu Prices. • Clothing is made in Superior manner by PRACTICAL TAILORS. hand, and will be sold All J. The Proprietor having an experience of thirty years in this Business, will guarantee satis faction to any purchaser. A full line of •tr # FINE CLOTHS, CASSIMEHES, and VESTINGS, Constantly on hand for ORDER WORK, vhich vill be made in the LATEST STYLE AND BEST MANNER, At No. 228 Market Street, jJtfrThe Oldest Established Glothing Emporii in Delaware. and &c., road & f March 1G— y Edward Moore . 2 * 1 - DEAFNESS, BLINDNESS and CA TARRH treated with the'utmost success, by J. Isaacs. M. D. aud Professor of Diseases of (he Eye and Ear (his speciality) in the Medical College oj Philadelphia , 13 years experience , (formerly ot Leyden, Holland, ) No. 805 Arch street, Philu. Testimonials can be seen at his office. The med ical faeulty arc invited to accompany their pa tients, as he has no secrets in his practice. Ar tificial eyes inserted without pain. No charge tor examination. the were At in was the for the were time con Thos. that the the S floor seo was the by by apr 15—ly. GIBSON'S PRICE CURRENT. 20cts. Lard 20. Hogs Rggi lGcts. Butter Chickens, dressed 14. Ducks Turkeys Geese 11 . jllogs, alive j Potatoes, round 35. 1 Feathers I Honey lo. 14. 6ft. 1G. 12 . 20 . The above priées will be paid in cash for pro duce delivered in good order ; and we wish to say that we keep constantly on hand a good as •tment of Groceries and Provisions will sell reasonably for cash, at the Corner of Broad und Anderson Streets, Middletown, Del. March 20—tf hieb we Wm. Z. GIBSON. F or sale, TWO NEW FARM WAGONS, Ouc Iron Axle nnd the other Wooden Axle. A bargain if upplied for soou. July 23—tf J. II. WALKER. Cedar Shingles, Siding, and Rails, Tj^OR Sale.—Cedar Shingles, Siding and Rails, J. of prime quality, for sale, near Taylor's Bridge, Appoquinimink Hundred. New Castle county, Del. Apply to June 25—3m ROBERT JOHNSON. 50,000 PEACH BASKETS, For Sale ut Very Low Rates ; made to order and guaranteed to gi.vc satisfaction. W. P. BIGGS, Summit Bridge. Uel. Address apr 30—4uio' TRUSTEE'S SALE. B Y virtue of a decree of the Circuit Court of Kent Comity dersigned, as Trustee, will expose to Public Sale, to the highest bidder, a Court of Equity, the WEDNESDAY, O use, extent The Fifth day of October, 1870, n o'clock, a. m. at the Hotel Porch of at clev John Pennington, in Galena, Kent county, All that Tract or Parcel of Land in said county, containing about One Hundred Acres, adjoining the town of Galena, ing to Georgetown and Sassafras ; ah iug the lauds of Joseph P. Ireland, Dr. James Ileighe, and others. A portion of this land is considered very productive, and the whole is de sirable property. the road lcad d join CHE is A ji mVRRRINCI :: Is 5* 'and some Out-Houses on the pre mises. The property is divided into four fields, and the out and division fences arc in fair condi tion. There arc about 1400 Peach Trees, one half about four years old, and in bearing, and the other half about two y varieties. There is a small portion in WOOD, suitable for fuel, and also some Chestnut. A few Lots will be laid off, and the property in partB. A Plot of the property will bo exhibited at the ; and of good hole sold sale. The Teiims ok Sale, ns prescribed by the Trus tee, arc—One fourth of the purchase money on the day of sale or in sixty days thereafter, at ihe option of the Trustee, and the balance in three equal instalments, in six, twelve and eighteen months from the first day of January next, with interest from that time, to be secured by the bond of the purchaser or purchasers, with security to be approved by the Trustee. and to GEOllGE VICKERS, Tnnlee. Chcstcrtown, Sept. 17, 1870—tds MASONIC HALL, CHESAPEAKE CITY, TUESDAY oiul WEDNESDAY EVENINGS, September 20 th and 21*/, at 7.45, AV ednesday .Ai ternoon, AT THREE O'CLOCK. fTMIE great Original Magician an JL quist, SIGXOR ESa.ITZ. id d Ycntrilo Come and laugh—come nnd t.ha ertessieg ï the Funny Blitz, Pi*;. who m:-.k PART : - : .sTcr Blitz will ixtrei nniiiunturgic cs tiany startling 6 ancient sorcery and Natural Magic. PART SECOND. Introduction of the celebrated Learned Canary BIRDS. PART THIRD. The celebrated Dance of SIX DINNER PLATES a common table. Signor BLITZ will introduce Ventriloquism which will be the most laughable Exhibition of that wonderful power. Conversations with a great number of imaginary persons, the change of voice from old to voting, and the distinctness of tone is so perfect ns to be that the human voice is capable of such a v ty. Imitations will be given of Children Cry ing, Old and Young Persons Singing, Insects, Birds. &c. Admission, evening, 50 cents, without distinc tion of age; afternoon, 35 cents; children, 25 cents of •nicely credited sept—17 KI.INH, ! eu •in Ciuci Dr. O ÄS" 1/i V t* »hing N.C AI edi ki i:v ry ■ itl. in it tn ki ll*! t: ■ I toulil 0 l»r JIS FOR RENT Ü NTIL the 25th of March, next the 11 LOSE •eupied by the umlei giv*e to B. 1». HANSON. • I premises ;■ 5! •d. •diutely. Apply« sept-—17. LOST, LARGE BLUE COW, witlH rmiipled horns; about 7 old. A suitable given for information, or her JOHN FISHER, Port Penn. J. ill be .•turn, by the owner, icpt—17-31* BOB SALE. 75,000 ■ Very Large ami Healthy Peach Trees, embracing all the best vu K. R. COCHRAN, .Middletown, Del. rieties, new and old. N. B. Persons desirous of buying tree vited to call »»nd examine my stock. Dclawure Gazette, Statesman, Smvi _, Delawarean, Sussex Journal, and Kent News, copy weekly, and send marked paper and bill to advertiser. arc A VALUAELE FARM AT PRIVATE SALE. f IMIE heirs of the late Spencer P. II -L at private sale, the farm vvhurcc olten, offer the late proprietor resided at the time of his decease. Said Farm is located abont two miles from Mid dletown, und coûtants 1G5 Acres more less, only about eight acres in timber. It is divided into five fields, and 1ms been limed and clovered, re cently, and 1ms about 800 Peach Trees, in full bearing AND A THRIVING APPLE ORCHARD Of 45 Trees, in full bearing. The improvements are a large three-story Frame Dwelling, contain ing eleven large rooms with the Kitchen. A good pump of water at the door. Also, a good Stahle and Carriage Douse. This Farm is most conveniently located, and is productive of all kinds of grain, fruit, &c. and otters to capitalists a rare chance for investment in this neighbor hood. The terms will he made accommodating to a responsible purchaser. Apply to sept 10—3inos. to as of J. R. HOLTEN, On the Premises. we Twenty Dollars Reward. O TRAYED from the premises of the subscriber k? known as the Gum Bush farm, on Sunday night the 28lh ult. a large RED OX, four years old, no marks recollected. The above reward will be paid for his recovery. A sept lo—3w. THOMAS GOULD, 30,000 Peach Treefc? TpOR SALE,' J- usual vai'i , comprising all the 'idles grown in Delà are. sept 10—3tnoa.* SEWELL C. BIGGS. VICTOR GREEN, Attorney ut Law, Office Adjoininu Ilia Residence, N. Broad St MIDDLETOWN, DELAWARE, Jyly 2—v STRAWMIDGE & CLOTHIER MUSLINS, MUSLINS! O UR ofierings for the present season of this most important class of Goods for domestic use, will excel that of any former season, both in extent of stock and variety of fabrics offered. From immense stock patrons will be enabled to select any width, weight or quality of SHIRTING, SHEETING, &0. Known in the markets of this country, and hav ing evidence that heretofore our system of furnishing these goods to the consumer ut the lowest wholesale rates was appreciated by the community, we shall continue to otter the same inducements. . Our stock of Canton ITlannels Is also complete, ami embraces full lines of the ENGLISH SWANSDOWN, Besides all the mostcclcbratcd domestic liiukcs. LINEN GOODS!!! LINEN GOODS ! ! In llouse-Furnishiug Linens, we otter our own importations, besides choice selections from the stocks of our largest importers. Our Linen De partment cannot be surpassed for variety of as sortment in fresh new goods. Families, Hotels and Public Institutions arc respectfully invited to examine nnd especially to compare prices. We enumerate iu part: SHEETING LINENS, Heavy and Fine from; 874 cents and up.. BUTCHERS' LINENS. PILLOW-CASE LINENS, from 50c up.. SHIRT FRONT LINENS, HUCKABACK TOWELS, 10 OTS. UP. NAPKINS, $1 PER DOKEN, UP. NURSERY DIAPERS, in all WIDTHS., BLEACHED TABLE LINENS. FINE DAMASK TOWELS 20 Cts. UP. BATHING TOWELS 20 Cts. UP. DOYLIES, 05 Cts. PER DOZEN UP. CRUMB LINENS. UNBLEACHED TABLE LINENS. SHIRT BOSOMS, OUR OWN MAKE.. of a 25 Waterproof Cloakings. Wc liavo this season a magnificent stock: of these goods, unsurpassed iu the United States, comprising every grade from 874 ets. through all the grades of domestic makes, §1, §1.25, §1,27^, §1.50, §l.G2j §1.75, §2.ÙU, up tu the best English, makes of uur own direct importation. DEALERS Will Find it to their Inteuest to Look at this Stock ! ! ! Strawbridge & Clothier,, N. W. CORNER EIGHTH AND. MARKET STS. [Philadelphia, J?a. sept 3—Cm J.1I. Wi er, N.Y. A Mc Ktruth,X.Y. G.E.Dickson,Dover , IE. B. BICE Warner, Dickson & McElrath, GENERAL PRODUCE COMMISSION MERCHANTS, 338 GREENWICH STREET, N. Y. the WE MAKE A SPECIALTY OF Peaches, Pears, Apples, llerrles. Grapes, And all kinds of Perishable Fruit. vu Del. REFERENCES. . W. Cummins, Smyrna, Daniel 11. Cummin*, I* uni Dunk, 1'hila. Dr. Henry lliiffe Sliukespear, Dover, Gov. G. Suulebiu ford, Del. James I 1 Wm. M . Dov utter. Esq. Milton, inly, Md John It. off, 104 Murray Mills, N. Y. E. It. I Wm. II. Ht Del. Dr. Alex. Hurd Hud I to Queen A N. Y. J. II. Chime. Washing! . Md. s. s. w old. Bevern Hiver, Md. 11. N. Fox & Co. N. Y. A» September U—tf ESTABLISHED IN 1810. FANCY DYEING ESTABLISHMENT, J. & W. JONES. No. 432 North Front street, Philadelphia, Pa. D YE Silks, Woolen and Fancy Goods of every description. Their superiority of dyeing na gentlemen's garments is widely Crape and merino shawls dyed the most brilliant colors. Crape and merino shawls cleansed to look like new. Also, gentlemen's apparel, and curtains, cleansed or re-dyed. Kid Gloves cleansed or dyed to look like new. Gall and look at our work before going elsewhere, sept 3—2mos ladies' known. offer late Mid only into re PEACH TREES. A LARGE stock of Healthy Peach Trees of tho best market varieties. Also a general Nur-, sery stock of Fruit & Ornamental Trees, Vines, &c. THOMAS J. PULLEN, Successor to Isaac Pullen, llightstown, N.J. References : John P. Cochran, Wm, R. Cochran, sept 3—2mos* A good most all Address pciCU Growers, Take Notice! PEACH LADDERS, Light and Durable, For sale at EVANS' AGRICULTURAL WAREHOUSE, July 9—2mos years reward NOTICE. H AVING purchased the exclusive right for New Castle county to manufacture and sell Smith's Patent Extension Step and Fruit Ladder, wc hereby forwurn all persons from trespassing upon our rights in said Ladder, as we will en force the law against any one so offeuding. Juue 4 —tf J. B. FENIMORE k CO. Fruit St;ep Ladders, THE MOST CONVENIENT AND MOST ECO-> NOM I CAL PEACH LADDER St Now iu use, for sale by J. n. FENIMORE J CO , Sole proprietors in aud for New Castle Qg. July 30—2mo 1 -: