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♦ t/ n \( I L A '4 A MIDDLETOWN, NEW CASTLE COUNTY, DELAWARE, SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 8, 1870. VOL. 3. NO. 41. A Perfect Fertilizer for all Crops. BOWERS' COMPLETE MANURE, MADK FROM Super Phosphate of Lime, Ammonia and Potash. Warranted free from adulteration, and equal In quality to any sold during tlie last four yeara. Experience in the use of " Complete Manure" by the best farmers of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and of the New' England States, running through a period of four years' trial, hus resulted in proving it to bo the Best Fertilizer Offered For Sale 11 This manure contains all the elements of plant well, food food in a soluble form, containing hi for giving lasting fertility to tlie soil. An Undeniable Fact. HENRY BOWER, Manufacturing Chemist , Gray's Ferry Road ' Philadelphia. DIXON, SHARPLESS & CO. Avenue, Plillntlelplila, P«. 40 8. Delaw« WILLIAM REYNOLDS ' ISO South Street, Baltimore. Maryland. For sale alsc by JOHN A. REYNOLDS & SONS Middletown, Del. aug 27—2t BANKING HOUSE or John McLear & Son IfO. 003 MARKET STREET, "Wilmington, Delaware (ESTABLISHED 1848.) D EPOSITS of money received on interest dur ing business hours of every day, subject to draft at sight, or payable at a lime agreed upon, ns may he desired by tiie depositor. Persons depositing witli us enn give cheeks in upon Batiks, which will be tiie same manner ns jiaiil when presented. Wc buy. sell and exchange nil issues of Gov ernmeut Bonds at current market prices. Wo buy, sail and collect gold aud currency coupons. We execute orders for the purchase and sale of d bonds on com gold, and ail kinds of stocks mission. Foreign Countries payable in the ■inch they arc Drafts gold coin of tiie country upon drawn. Collections made in all parts of the United Sbitcs, Canada nnd Europe. Inquiries by mail promptly answered. JOHN McLEAR <f* SON. aug. 27—3mos FOR SALE. T riK HOUSE AND LOT, now oc cupied by the uated on Lake street, Middletown, ad joining the property of Znchariah Jones. The House is a two-story frame, 22 feet front, running buek 18 feet, with a back build ing 16 by 20 feet, and a good kitchen in the rear, eight rooms in all. The Lot is 100 feet front, by 125 feet deep, stocked with choice fruit nnd gar den shrubbery. A well of good water in the yard. For further particulars apply to June 25—tf NATIIAN SIMMONS, dcrsigncrl, sit- fîTiî A. GREAT OFFER. HORACE WATERS, 481, Broadway, New York, W ILL dispose of ONE HUNDRED PIANOS, MELODEONS and ORGANS of six first class makers, including Chickoring & Sons, at , DURING EXTREMELY LOW PRICKS FOR month, or will take from $5 to $25 til paid. thly un Junc 4—8m THOMAS MASSEY, JR. CLOCK AND WATCH MAKER, IblnStriet, nearly opposite Walker's Hotel, Middletown, Delaware C LOCKS, Watches, Jewelry, Ac. neatly and promptly repared. Always on hand and for sale, Clocks, Watches, Plated Ware, Forks, Spoons, Silv Rings, Silver Thimbles, Salt, Sugai Spoons, Rutter Knives, Gold Breast-Pins, Ear Rings, Finger-Rings, Sleeve Buttons, Watch Chains, Watch Keys, Key Rings, Steel Watch Chains, Ac. Dec. 12—tf. Napkin and Tea WOOL WANTED!! T HE highest cash prices paid for WOOL at BOHEMIA MILLS. MURPHEY & REVBOLD. Cassimercs, Kerseys, Yarns, Blankets, &c. al ways on hand, and will bo exchanged for Wool if desired. may 14—tf JUST RECEIVED. O YER 3000 Piece» of well se lected WALL PAPER, which I will sell at New York and Philadelphia retail prices : also a large variety of Borders to suit. D. L. DUNNING. march 12—tf JJIDES AND TALLOW WANTED! Tiie highest prices will bo paid at Nov. 20—tf GIBSON'S. Middletown, Del. S easoned oak and pine wood, sawed and Split, delivered in town, in quantities to suit, at $7 per cord, by E. T. EVANS. Feb 19—tf TTiriLMINGTON & READING B. R. BONDS V V For sale by GEO. W. INGRAM & CO. Oet. 23—tf Brokers. $ 10,000 Oct. 23 —tf Wanted on Rond and Mort gage, liberal—apply Geo. W. Ingram Sc Co YY'ANTED f TIgJEyg , STOCK. Highest market rates paid by GEO* W. INGRAM * GO. NATIONAL BANK Oct. M—tf ★ Wa fi u\ rÿ 1] y iv iTio only complete* 33 o CO 511 lung Bg X* < O ■< G.PATRON I THE AMERICAN Buttonhole, Overseaming, Sewing Machine, Has the following advantages over most all other Sewing Machines in the market: 1 It has a tension which prevents cutting of thread or dropping of stitches. 2 It lias tiie most powerful construction, which will insure good work for n quarter of a century. 3 It sews tho lightest cambric and the usual shoe leather without any strain whatever. 4 It has a feed bar which can he lowered or raised at will, thus adapting it to all kinds of material. 5 It is Impossible to get the machine out of or der unless tty rust, dust or taking apart, never get out of order by working. 6 It lias the highest attainable speed, making 2,200 stitches per minute by foot, and 3,000 by steam. 7 It is tiie lightest running shuttle lnacltino. 8 It makes tiie most beautiful lock stitch. 0 It lias Hie handsomest appearance. 10 it lias tiie strongest, most convenient, hand somely polished, braced table, witlt drawer, and board to prevent soiling tiie dress. 11 Its cover is polished, fitting and locked as a little trunk. There is nothing better titan this to preserve the machine. 12 It has straight needle. 13 Four bobbins hold a spool of cotton. 14 It lias the best hetnmor. 15 It lias the most complete attachment, the Jack-of-nll-trades, hems, fells, binds, hastes, tucks, braids and ruffles. 10 It is ns simple us any machine in tiie nmr it will ket. 17 It needs but little time to learn its opera tion. 18 It lifts the best embroidering attachment. 19 It sews on straight a piece while puffing another at the same time without basting, at tachment or after work. These advantages combine the best qualities of a sewing machine for the family who want to use it steadily in all kinds of work. Nothing equal can he found in the way of combining the advantages of all the sewing machines now known, while obviating all their faults. THE FOLLOWING ADVANTAGES THE AMERICAN Possesses alone and undisturbed, there beiug other machine even pretending them : no 1 It has a Inrger nrm nnd stronger construc tion than any family machine, admitting Inrger pieces of work, thus fitting the machine to family and manufacturing purposes as well, without need of two machines. It has 8$x5 inches clear room. 2 It hems any width or thickness, from 1-1 G of an inch cambric to 2 inches beaver. 3 It binds a coat, a skirt, or a hat without any braid or binding whatever. 4 It folds up the brim of a hat to any fullness. 5 It overscams a sheet or Brussels carpet. 0 It makes beautiful eyelet work. 7 It embroiders on the edge. 8 It makes buttonholes of any si: material. 9 It has the braiding machine which makes braid of size or color at the rate of 150 yards per hour. This sells for $10 extra. 10 It always won the first premium at every exhibition in which it has been entered. any THE AMERICAN Can be had as a plai sewing machine without the buttonhole and overseaming, at $15 less than the given prices. We want a few reliable agents everywhere, to whom we will make it an object to ' sell these popular machines. Machines will be sent to any address on receipt of price. Every machine 1ms a full outfit for plain sewing, hemming, Ac. We simply ask an examination to verify all we state. SUB-AGENCIES : Special Agent. — G. W. Baker, 220 King St. Wilmington. Clark T. Collins, Townsend, Dei. TnAVKLLINO AQKNTS : Wm. T. Gallaher, John Avery, George \V. Gravât, Daniel Whiting, Wm. W. Lynam, Joshua Brown, James L. Kelley. GL PATROÎnT, Office and Warerooms, 511 KFSra STREET WILMINGTON, DELAWARE. Jane 18—ly nj in For the Middletown Transcript. A SOPKJ OP HOME. Ere the lanpps are lit and tho curtains drawn, As we sit by the fireside bright, There comes un hour of tender thought, At the falling of the night, When the day-cares fade with the day-god's beam9 And we gather in silence all, To watch by the fire's shimmering gleams The shadows on the wall. As they rise and fall with the flickering rays, Memory unveils her glass, And w on by the spell of the magic time, Our lost ones before us pass; Again we sec the cherished face, And the loving voice we hear, And we reach our arms for a fond embrace, And clalj) the empty air. Fond wives sit mute with lips unclosed, Aud list for the ringing sound That a husband's step gives to tho air Only when homeward bound. The nestlings close to the bosom cling With loving lips and hands, And low soft voices sweet lullahvs sing, The same, though in many lands. CHORUS. Come home, my love, come home to me, Though by day you may w'ander far, At twilight seok the household tree, Come home with the evening star. MY STEP-MOTHER. " I wonder what papa lias gone to Glcn ville so soon again for!—Do you know, Mrs. Allen?" I asked of the lady who acted as housekeeper in our family for the four years that wo three children had been written " motherless." " I did not ask him," she replied. Her evasive reply increased my suspi cion, and after twirling my napkin a mo ment, I said : " Well we sometimes ki the reason of things, and therefore are not obliged to ask for information. 1 silence, she replied : " No, Nellie, I do not know for what purpose your father visits Glcnville." "But strongly suspect," I persisted, "and so do I. Do you not?" " If so, I do not tbiuk it best to say anything about it." After a moment's Two days after papa returned, and after tea, we gathered in the parlor, for papa is a lawyer, and did not stay in his office during the evenings. MrB. Allen took her knitting, Florie was embroidering, and I* took up a magazine, but not to read. I had told Florie that the next time papa asked me to sing, I should sing the piece entiled " I Cannot Call Her Mother," and as I was momentarily ex pecting such a request, I was trying to get up sufficient courage to do so. But papa sat in his easy chair, with his head thrown back and his eyes closed. I stole a look at him and whispered to Florie, "Doubtless papa is thinking of tho fasci nating lady who is to bo the future Mrs. Gordon." Before Florie oould reply, pa pa, opened his eyes and asked me to play, and I arose with a little fluttering of the heart to do so. I took up a pile of music in order to gain time, and looked it over, then laying it down upon the music stand, I struck the first note to the prelude of the piece I had said I would play. Be fore I began the words, Mrs. Allen left the room. She knew what it was, and thought it might lead to remarks that she would not like to hear. My voice never once faltered as I sang it with as much feeling as I could throw into words. When I had finished, there was perfect silence in the room for a few moments. I finally began a lively march, but papa interrupt ed me, and said in a pleasant tone : " You need not play any more for me this evening, Nellie. I liopo you did not sing those verses because they expressed your sentiments, did you?" " I do not know what difference it can make to any one whether these linos ex press our feelings or not," I replied, rath or coldly. "It will make some difference with your future happiness," ho continued. "Iam to be married soon, and of course that will make the lady your mother. Are you not prepared to receive as such any one I may select, and give hor tbo affection of a daughter ?" Florie broke into tears, and though I felt a choking sensation in the throat, 1 replied with some spirit : "Of course I shall treat the future Mrs. Gordon with respect if she can command it ; but I have a mother, though she bo in her grave, whom I cannot forget, if others can, with such apparent ease." " Nellie, you forget yourself, if you mean to insinuate that I have forgotten 70ur mother. I have not nor never shall; >ut you could not understand my feelings if I should explain them ; therefore I will say no more. You can act your own plea sure about loving her, but you must not forget that she will he mistross of the S sc. How is it with you, my daugh I" turning to Florie, and his voice had nderer tone than when he spoke to me; "do you share your sister'B feelings?" " O, papa! I don't want a new mam ma. "Why do you care, Florie?' "Because she will spoil our plans and make us do just what we do not wish to, and watch us all the time, and—and—" "Who told you all that, my dear?" " Nellie." "Why, Nollie I thought you haij too much sense to talk to a younger aistcr in such a way as that 1" "Well," I replied angrily. "I would like to know if there was ever a stepmoth er who was not as cross, and disagreeable, and hateful as sho could be. I never heard of one." "By what means do you becomo so ex tensively informed on the subject of step mothers?" asked papa ironically. "Well, there is a description of one in ' Claudine's Trials,' and one in • Mercie Merton besides, I havo known two young ladies who were blessed with such usurpers at home, and I gained some of my extensive information from them." "So, from the overdrawn pictures of trashy novels, and the sensation stories of schoolmisses, you judge of the whole. If your mind is so prejudiced, it will take a more able advocate than myself to show you on what a flimsy base your opinions are constructed ; therefore, we will say no more about it." The evening came on which papa and his wife—how my lips curled as I spoke the word—were expected. I had just said to Florie, " What can't be cured must be endured," but she will soon learn wliat frigid politeness means from me, and I hope you too. I'll own I'm anxious to see her, for I cannot exactly determine what course to pursuo till I do." " I panted to ask papa how she looked, but I didn't dare to after you sang that song to him," returned Florie, when we heard the carriage at the door. " Smooth your hair now and pin your collar straight," I hastily exclaimed. ,' Don't let Mrs. Gordon think you a young heathen, to whom she is to act the part of missionary." We had taken tea and were in the par lor. I had taken mamma's portrait and hung it in tho room Florie and I pied, We had one there then, but I marked to Florie, as I carried it up stairs, " Ain't I good to savo Mrs. Gordon all the trouble possible ? Now wo can have one apiece." I felt really nervous when the carriage stopped at the door, but I did not follow Ned and Florie as they rushed into the parlor till after they had been to the din ing room and partaken of some refresh ments. As papa presented his "eldest daughter" to his wife, I rose and coldly offered my baud. The lady who was here after to occupy my dear mother's place in the household was about thirty years of age, of medium height, good looking, and a pleasant smile lighted her face, as she held my hand a moment and "hoped I was well." Later in tho evening she ex pressed a desire to hear me play. I did uot rise immediately; but when she said, "Do not unless it is perfectly agreeable to you." "Most certainly it is," I roplied, and selecting the one, "I Sit aud Weep by My Mother's Grave," as the most ap propriate one I could find, I sung it with much pathos, for my heart was full of grief and my eyes of uushed tears. I roso from the piauo, and glanced at papa and his new wife. Her eyes were full of tears as she said to me in a low tone: "You sung it with much feeling Nellie ; probably more because you can sympathise with the author, and I can sympathise with both. I Lave no mother, and I too have loved re "To sit and weep Beside dear mother's grave." This was so different from what I ex pected that I oould not reply, and merely bowed nty head. As wo entered the breakfast room the following morning, Mrs. Gordon took the head of the tabic, and, foolish child that I was, felt the angry blood rush to my face. I had occupied that place six months—ever since I had donned long dresses—and I thought she takes mamma's plaoe aud mine to. After papa had gone down town, aud Mrs. Gor don, Florie aud myself were left at home, she chatted ao pleasantly with us that I had almost regretted the part I had de termined to act ; but when the gardener came iu, aud directing bis remarks to mo, asked if lie should take up all the dahlia roots for the winter, I grew angry and said: "You can ask Mrs. Gordon. I shall not direct you any more about the flowers." I did not look at her to notice the effect of my words, but Florio said her faco colored. However, her voice was calm as she said: "I will go into tho garden in a moment and tell you," taking a shawl she passed out, leaving ashamed that I did not speak in a less un gracious niauncr. I need not mention overy littlo act of hers that slowly but surely undermined the prejudice that I had against step mothers which I had imbibed from early childhood. A few weeks after she became a member of our household she tapped at my chamber, aud after coming in and sit ting a few moments, which was spent in pleasant conversation, she said to me : "Was not one of thoso portraits of your mother taken from the parlor, Nellie ?" "The oneoverthe tabic was," Ircplicd, " I bung it here a few weeks ago." " Well, if you are willing I will replace it," she continued, "so that all tbo family can have tbo same pleasure you do. I think your forehead resembles hers very much," she added, as she stepped in a chair and took it down. I had not a word to utter. I jelt that I was killed with kindness: yet, after all this, I endeavored to maintain that re serve of manner that 1 had determined should ever characterize my deportment toward her. The time for the closing of the school came, and I asked papa to get mo an expensive set of coral and gold or naments to wear. "I will think of it," he returned ; but when we were alone he said to mo : and "Ellen, if you call my wife mother, I will get these things for you. I do not liko to hear you call her Mrs. Gordon, especially before strangers." "Very well," I returned, "I can do without them : thay are not absolutely necessary to my happiness." The morning of the exhibition day came, and as I was leaving the institution I saw Mrs. Gordon come out of the jeweller's and walk hastily home. I followed, vex ed and almost angry, I thought to myself. "If I call her mother at dinner, papa will notice it and get me the ornaments while I am dressing, and I can wear them to the exhibition this afternoon and to the party this evening. I wonder what Em ma Andrews would say if I should, as I told her I never would whilo I lived, and I won't, so that's decided." Dinner over, I went up to my room to dress, for the exercises were to commence at two. As I stood by tho table, I noticed a Bmall kid case, with a slip of paper on it. I opened the paper, which bore my name on the outside, and read : " Will Nellie accept this from her friend, Alice Gordon ?" In the box lay the long covet ed ornaments in their satin bed. This last act of forbearanco and love was more eveu than I could endure, aud I sobbed bitterly, while conscience upbraided me for the past. I did not wish to go down, and as Florie was dressed I wrote on a slip of paper: "Accept the thanks of your daughter, Ellen," and she carried it to mother, as I then determined to call her. In a few moments I heard steps ap proaching, and turning I laid my head on her shoulder and murmured: "Forgive me, mother ." Gently she smoothed back tho heavy mass of hair from my forehead. "I did not do this lo buy your love, Nellie," she said. " I hope you would have given that without this testimony of my affection." From that day the most perfect confi dence existed between us, and I ever found her a true friend—a faithful adviser. And now, though a decade of years havo passed away, I still remember the look of satisfac tion that rested on her face, at the result of her labor of love, when I yielded to the diotates of my better nature, and gavo her a daughter's love and respect. A little child whose lips have just learn ed to speak that sweetest of all words— mamma—is Bleeping in her tiny couch at my side; and when I think of the future of the little one God has committed to my care, I pray to tbo Great Disposer of all hu mane events, that if I be called to leave her while yet her feet are in the thorny paths of childhood and youth, that she may find as faithful a friend in a step-inother, us sho whom in my early youth I learned to call by that name. This wide and unfounded prejudice against the class referred to has caused much unhappiness in many families. Let all who have care of children do all in their power to disabuse their young minds of such a feeling. Experience has taught me that one may find a true, faithful and loving friend even in tho person of a step-mother. Propagatino House-Plants. —As a general rule, a hot bed, or some similar structure, is necessary for propagating the various species of tender plants. There are, however, many exceptions to the rule, aud with proper care, cuttings of the more common plants used for bedding purposes will strike root quite readily iu the open air. Geraniums, heliotrope, verbenas, coleu ses, lautanaa, aud other succulent plants, may be propagated to an unlimited extent from cuttings planted in a half-shady bor der, and then supplied with an abundance of water. Wc use a soil composed of about equal parts of leaf-mould and sand. The cut tings are taken from the terminal shoots, cut into lengths of two or three inches, and the leaves removed except two or three of the upper ones. The cuttings are then set with a small dibble, aud the soil press ed firmly about them. If the surface of the soil iB covered with a thin layer of some fine material like moss, there will be less danger of the cuttings suffering for want of moisture. Cuttings of Tea and Bourbon roses may also be made to strike root un der Buch condition, and fino plants for win ter produced very rapidly and cheaply. The hotter the weather, tho sooner will tho cuttings strike root, but water must be given often and in liberal quantities. Killing Wïeds. —Many farmers havo an erroneous notion in regard to tho de struction of weeds on grass lands. The impression prevails that tho only way to get rid of weeds is to break up and thor oughly cultivate the grouud iu hoed crops. This is not always convenient or cveu de sirable, for in many cases it cannot be doue without breaking up the herd or dairy, while some uneven surface« cannot be ploughed. There is another way of killing weeds, such as the daisy and that class of plants, by the liberal use of manure aud grass seed. We have eradicated whito daisy in several instances by simply apply ing farm-yard dung and plaster, and 6trewing the ground with clover. Estab lish your olover upon tho soil and feed it until it is luxuriant, and it fast lays hold of the daisy and other weeds aud ohokes the life out of them. To cure a horse subject to swelling of the legs, feed him on roots, such as oar rots, potatoes, turnips, or any thing that has a relaxing tendency. Flaxseed, boil ed, and bran, is also good, and keep him well groomed, rubbing his lags well after use. For the Middletown Transcript. TO TUB PUBLIC. Being somewhat of a Quaker, tho spirit has moved me again to write a few lines on politics. Whilst that so-called Fif teenth Amendment (hut really only a Con gressional enactment that can be repealed whenever there is a Congressional major ity against it) was held in suspense, early IsHt Spring 1 had frequent conversations with prominent Democrats as to what course it would be best to pursue if Grant, by proclamation, should declare the said lhth Amendment as carried. They all, unhesitatingly, agreed with me that it would be best to drop the name Democrat, and appeal to all honorable white men of the opposite party to join with us in the formation of a "White Man's Party." Thomas Bayard spoke at Smyrna to a mixed white audience on that subject, and Jesse Sharpe, in every conversation I had with him, was highly in favor of the movement, and when I got out the call for a State Convention, told me in Wilming ton he would be at said Convention, in Dover, but did not come. Now since there has been a rebellion in the Breckcn ridge camp in Kent, aud particularly in Dover, I feel it my duty to give part of the unwritten history of that proposed White Man's State Convention at Dover, on the 5th of last May. A9 I stated, the leading Democrats of New Castle county were loud for a White Man's Party, and also the Democratic papers therein, from the mid dle of April uutil about the first of May. The Delawarean, at Dover, opposed it. About the 15th to the 20th of April I was in Dover, and there E. S. Itecd, William Adkinson and others, said they would procure names for a call of a State Con vention to form a White Man's party, and that leading men in Sussex, to whom they had talked, would also ,sign a call, and they would send them to me to havo the bills printed. After waiting some days, and these calls not being forwarded to me as promised, I took the responsibility to get out the bills over the call of "Many White Men," for a State Convention to be held at Dover, on the 5th of May, to form a White Man's Party, and paid the even sum of ten dollars out of my own pocket for said bills. I will here state the reason I called it on tho 5th of May. There was a Democratic call for a county meeting at Dover for the 10th of May, and the first in the State this year, and I wished to call the white people together before anv party action had been taken, so that wliito men without respect to par ty oould havo then and there joinod in equally. Supposing, if tho Democrats aro what they pretended they were, in favor of a White Man's Government to rule this na tion, they could, to aman, have joined in, and therefore need not have been afraid to take all other white men by the hand as friends and brothers, who would join in for the general good of white men and their descendants. A few of us from New Castle, Kent and Sussex, met at Dover on the 5th of May, aud a moro Sunday-likc day I never « aw in Dover, Those men, who a few dayB before were loudest in recommending a White Mau's Party, and denouncing the Saulsburys for being opposed to it, were hid like rats in their ocllars or somewhere else. After seeing that there was not the proper disposition shown to form a White Man's Party, that would to a certainty have been invincible against the Negro Party, but if organized then might make a split in the white voters and give the negroes tho State, we concluded not to organize or hold a meeting, or in any way give encouragement to the Negro Party, and, therefore went home, with tho full belief, however, that it would have been for the best if tho white voters, with out respect to party, bad met us and form ed a White Man's Party; for what do we now see in Kent county, and at this very town of Dover, one month before the gen eral election, aud that, too, after the full tickets have been nominated? A call with many names Bigncd, proposing to hold a county meeting on tho Cth inst. to form a new or second ticket, on jiurjmsc to defeat the nominated ticket, County, and probably the State, over to the Negro Party I Ten years ago, at Charleston, the Brcek enridge Democrats split tho National Dem ocratic Party and handed the nation over to the Republican Negro Party, who havo enacted all the negro cqunlity laws and tax laws the nation groans under, and now the last little State of Dclnwarc which has been under Democratic rule, is to bo split by the ambition of a set of Brocken ridge Democrats, and tho State, for all they eare, handed over to Republican negro rulo. Flow much better it would have been, last Spring, before any organiza tion had taken place, to have organized a White Man's Party on a liberal basis and nominations by ballot. But, at this late day, because some of them were not put on tho ticket, and the fear that one of the SaulsburyB will be 6cnt to the Senate in place of some one of them, they make a split in the party (that they held on to last Spring,) and now expect, as is re ported, promised help from Republicans, which means negro votes ; and if by such means they beat the Saulsburys, are they any better than Tommy Garret and such men ? And if some of their names are correctly reported, havo they not received office and political favors from tho Sauls burys, and can any one man of them put his hand ou his heart and say they doubt the faith of the Saulsburys on the supre macy of the white man over the negro ? Thon , of what particular odds is it to them, / hand the if they are really in favor of the white man's supremacy, who goes to the Senate, 8aulsbary or anybody elso, so the inte rests of the white men of Delaware aro safe :n his bunds ; aud God knows, it has been humiliating enough, for the lust ten years in the Eeuatc, for a Democrat to sit and take the abuso of the Republicans. I know I would not accept such a position, even if I were capable. We have had our political troubles in this county befuro this negro franchi sprung up, aud we ought to havo uated our candidates for the Legislature* aud tho Levy Court, this year, by ballot. Hut, notwithstanding, we have a good ticket, better than for many years, and what is better still, we can elect it. a white man, aud stand on the white man's plauk, opposed to negro equality and to all those who directly or iudirectly give aid aud comfort to it, und l hope all white men, heretofore Kepublicuus, but who arc too independent to bo transferred by politicians, will vote the nominated Democratic tickets of New Castle, Kent, and Sussex, and elect them by overwhelm ing majorities, and thus lay the founda tion of a White Man's Party in 1N72. With regard to our candidate for Gov ernor, James Ponder, no whito lean say aught against him; he is the right man nominated for the right place. Ho is honest, capable, and with his kindness of heart will give such satisfaction if elec ted, (which no doubt he will be) as will cause his name long to be remembered by the people of Delaware. Benjamin T. Higgs, our candidoto for Congress, is a whole soulcd farmer, who has aerved one term in Congress, and has given general satisfaction to the people in Delaware, and in accordance with the usage of the Democratic party he lias been nominated for the second term, and doubt will bo elected, was a tribute to tho Delaware farmers, of whose fraternity he is an honorable mem ber. noun I am 11 is noiuiuution Pause, Brcokenridgcrs of Kent, and think of Charleston, before you go further, —we have too much at stake this fall. I cannot but think you havo too much good sense to allow yourselves to bo fiattered and cajoled by white negroes to help them crush yonr old friends; for just you run a ticket, it will have that effect in Kent. Therefore, think of old friends, and think of your children who must soon take your places. We are all subject to get wrong, wc all bare our failings; I have mine; but when I reflect I generally got right. I know many of you to be the best kind of men, and for your own sakes, let the good name you have heretofore made, follow you to your graves. I know the Saulsburys as well as you. mcnccd our political lives about the time in tho Jackson Démocratie party, and neither you nor I can deny that they have devoted their time, their money; mod their energies, to tho success of the Dém ocratie party. When the Democratic party split iu 1860, l followed Stephen A. Douglass; the Saulsburys followed John C. Brockcnridge; and three fourths if you who signed the late call went with them. And I say to you, and defy contradiction, that on this negro franchise and negro equality question, there arc no more trus ty and determined opponents living, than these three Saulsburys. Put cither of them on the watch-tower on that subject, and you may sleep. Aud this negro equality question being the all-absorbing question which overrides all others, why, in the name of God, do you get up such a hellabaloo against the Saulsburys, be cause some of your prospecta for petty offices are not as good as you would have liked. I am satisfied I feel much better on acoouut of having no aspirations for office, and I thiuk if you all wonld try it awhile, you too would feel better. There fore, take down your call, and abandon your second party movement, and help, this year, to make the Démocratie party as near a Whito Man's Party* as possible. And in 1872 let us rally entirely under tbo name of the Whito Man's Party. SaMUKI. ToiVN'SEStl. as sure as We all com Fame Townsend, Oct. 3d, 1870. Cheap and Fink Varnish von Wood.— Tho beautiful varnish applied to Connecti cut clock-cases, wooden picture frames, and other cheap objects, is in appearance equal to the elaborate finish of the finest furniture, such as pianos, etc. It is made by mixing two pounds of copal varnish with half an ounce of linseed oil varnish. Tho mixture is shaken often to mix it well, and is then placed on a warm spot. Th« wood to ho varnished is prepared with a thin coat of glue-water, dried slowly, and rub bed down with fine pumice-stone or some thing equivalent. In light-colored wood, a light pigment, such as chalk, is added to the glue-water; in dark wood, an equal ly dark pigment is added. When ready, the articles arc varnished with th* above mixture, and after drying, rub with a so lution of wax in ether, tberoby acquiring a high polish. Chakcoai. sou Fowls. —A writer in the American Agriculturist gives a atatement how one by one his turkeys woro unac countably dying off, and how he resorted to different methods to arrest the mortali ty without luooGss, until, by accident, some charcoal, along with tho ashes, was thrown out from his smoke-house. This charcoal tho turkeys very greedily de voured, and the strange mortality ceased. May not pulverized charcoal mixed with chicken feed, be also a remedy for chicken cholera ?