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_ Hll>D1,BTOWIt, DEL. SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 32, 1870. DEMOCRATIC NOMINATIONS. FOK GOVERNOR. JAMES PONDER. FOR CONUKESbS. BENJAMIN T. BIGGS. NHW CASTLK COUNTY TICKET. ■■MATO 88. Ix*onnol O. Yimdejrrifl. of St. Ocorpe'H Hundred. Ur. Alleu Y. Lesley, of New Castle Hundred. BCPRBSBNTATIVKS. Lot Cloud, of Brandywine Hundred. J. I'ouliion Chandler, uf Christiana Hundred. Aquilla !)crriek»on, of Mill Creek Hundred. Benjamin Caulk, of White Clay Creek Hundred, leweil C. Uigg,fl of IVncnder Hundred. Albert O. Xe Francis T. Perry, of A|ipoquiuimink Hundred. Sheriff. —Janie* Armstrong. Coroner .—Daniel B. Woodward. , of Red Lion Hundred. C0MUIS9I0NKRS. Devhl Grave*, for Mill Creek Hundred. I.evi Ruth, for White Clay Creek Hundred. William R. Bright, for Red I.ion H H. fc\ ShullcroNs, for St. (1 William X. Wilson. Alexander Deakyne, dreri, rge'â Hundred. Appoquinimink Hundred. Federal Interference with Elec tions. —We have the authority of a Re publican official for the statement that Marshal Dunu says he spoke only in jest when lie talked of sending soldiers to the polls iu this State. And so it has become a matter of jest for a Unite ] States Mar shal to threaten to send soldiers to the polls to overawe citizens at the elections ! We hardly know which is tho worst, to do such a thing iu jest, or in earnest. It would be no jest for Marshal Dunn to find himself in the toils of tho State law, for unlawful interference with the elections. From the same authority we hear that deputy marshals, will he appointed in all the Hundreds, it is probable. These dep uties will ho as amenable to tho law as others, and should be careful of its infrac tion, presuming not upon their official character to shield them in any sense from the penalty which it imposes ; for exam ple will be made of any one who shall disregard the laws of this State in refer ence to elections. Wc think that the Secretary of the Peach Growers' Association, might have slips printed at tho office of tho Delaware an, of the proceedings of the Association, and send them to tho newspapers of tho State, so that all might publish them as early as possible, and not have to wait to copy them from the Delawarean, a week or ten days after a meeting has been held. After the many courtesies extended to the Association by the Press of tho State, in promptly publishing the notices of their meetings, and tho proceedings of said meetings after they have been held, lliink the Association might, througb-its proper officer, in a spirit of reciprocity, do this much for the distaut Press, at least. It is not always convenient for them to have their reporters present at the meet ings of tho Association, and if it were published proceedings of that body authentic except such as bear the signa tures of its proper officers. we , no are New York hag been invaded by Caesar, who sends thither 4,000 soldiers under command of Gen. Terry, ostensibly to prevent illegal voting, but really to ovorawe the Democratic majority in that city, so as to defeat Hoffman and the de mocratic state ticket. These four thou sand soldiers are to he hacked by eight ten thousand deputy marshals. The World characterizes this movement as "a foul conspiracy," and a determination on the part of Grant "to provoke civil war," hut says the election will be quiet hut charac terized by an earnest determination on the part of the people to rebuke by their bal lot» the Radical plotters against the peace of the city. "This determination will se cure one of the largest Democratic votes ever polled in this city." Sussex Countt.— Tho Republican Con vention of Sussex county assembled at Georgetown, Tuesday of last week, and placed in nomination the following ticket: Sheriff—David W. llarr, Nanticoko. Senators—Albert Carry, Nanticokc, Peter R. Burton, Indian River. Representatives—James II, Deputy, Ce dar Creek: Julm D. Rodney, George town ; Isaac M. Fisher, Seaford ; Lemuel P. Burton, Lewes and Rehoboth ; William W. Morgan, N. W. Fork ; John T. Long, Dagsborough : Jos. E. Hall, Baltimore. Levy Court—James Houston, C. C; Elijah J. Ellis, Seaford; Elisha W. Can non, Dagsborough; Cyrus W. Cannon, Broad Creek ; Benjamin B. Jones, Indian River; Caleb R. Stewart, N. W. F. ; Manna Hill, Nanticoke. our or Qiidkr at the Folls.— It is proposed tn Easton and other pluccs in Mary laud, to have boards put up at the polls in order to sepaiate the white and black voters the day of election, and to preserve the peace and guard against collision, publican, of Appoquinimink Hundred, uiade a similar suggestion, on Wednesday last, for Blackbird. The on A re arrangement was talked of for Odessa, at the lato elec tion, but was not carried into effect. These suggestions arc understood to have been made in the interests of peace and ofder at the polls on the day of election. The Delaware Republican says:—We are authorized to announce the following meetings of the people, in behalf of the Republican Ticket: Townsend, on Friday evening, Oct. 28th, to be addressed by Anthony Higgins, Esq. and Dr. Frankliu Tuylor. City Hall, Wilmington, Saturday even ing, Oct. 29th, to bo addressed by the elo quent Irish Orator, Mayor James Haggar ty, of New York, and Wm. J. Harvey, Esq. In the Masonic Hall, at Middletown, on Tuesday evening, by Edward G. Bradford aud Dr. Taylor. The annual election for members of the first branch of the city council took pi in Baltimore on Wednesday. There being no Republican opposition ticket, the vote cast was very light except in the five wards in which thero were independent candi dates. All the regularly nominated demo cratic candidates were elected, and no dis turbances occurred in any of the wards. The total vote cast for them was 8,782, and the vote oast for the independent didates was 1,430. city 10,212. :u.v cau Total vote cast iu the The People's Literary Companion, for November, comes to us as bright aud as fresh looking as the greeri* fields are after a gentle rain. It is published by E. C. Allen & Co. Augusta, Maine. Terms. 75 cents per year. A fine Steel Engraving, entitled "From Shore to Shore," is pre sented to every new subscriber. The Companion is printed on fine, heavy paper ; its columns arc filled to the brim with good things by talented authors, and withal it is one of the largest and finest illustrated family papers published. to None ov That. ■We sae our story en titled " Raistng the Tunk," floating a round in the newspaper press, credited to the Denton Unit Now, we won't give our contemporaries any morcktf our fun, ( and we have a good st&k of it yet hand ) if they don't credit tho Transcript when credit is duo. If petit laroeny of this kind were punishable at. the whipping post, we fear tho shoulders of many of our editoriul brethren would feel the cat. on ed G Indiana Election. —Tho official vote of all the counties in Indiana has been ccived, showing a democratic majority on the State ticket of 2,438. All the State officers and supreme judges elected democrats, and the same party have a ma jority on joint ballot in the Legislature. Gen. Grant carried the State in 18G8 by a majority of 9,572. rc are We acknowledge the receipt, from Sen ator Rayard, of a pamphlet copy of the " Act to enforce tho right of citizens of the United States to vote in tho several States of this Union, aud for other ses." purpo Two farms are to be sold at public salo, in this town, on the 3d of Nov. See ad vertisements in this issue. Arrest of Citizens. —On Thursday night last Col. Geo. Gale, Lewin Usilton and James Coheo, Esqrs. wero arrested by a United States Marshal, uuder tho act of Congress to enforce tho fifteenth amend ment, on the affidavit, we arc informed, of John W. Corey, James L. Bowers and John B. Beck, charged with intimidating a negro voter before the Registrar of the Worton District. The arrost Of these gentlemen bas been agitated ever since the close of the sitting of the Registrars in September, one month since. We are not advised of any of the faots—if there are any facts in the case— but we know from the character of the par ties arrested that the charge will not be sustained. This arrest, and the rutnor which has been started that forty citizens of the ty are to he arrested, is intended to intim idate our people, so that every negro who y he brought to the Registrars and the polls by the Radical leaders may be per mitted to vote, regardless of their legal right. It is also rumored that soldiers are to be brought to our polls, to intimidate voters. We do not believe these reports are true; but we hope the people of this county will prepare their minds for such contingency, and determine to vote at all hazards. It will not be tho first time that soldiers have been stationed at our polls ; and the same parties are at the bottom of it here, who conveniently manage to keep in the back ground' and let those who have less cunning bear the odium Wc hope that these arrests will arouse our people to tho highest point of activity to defeat the Radical schemes to carry this county ; it is an acknowledgment of tho want ofpo to carry the county fairly, that this scheme of intimidation has been resorted to. We hope that meetings will be immedi ately called in every district, and the pub lie indignation expressed for these outrages upon our citizens. Let the wholo scheme be fairly exposed, and its authors, and it will arouse suclt a blaze of indignation will re-act upon the Radical party here. — Chc»tertown Tranterij>t. a ooan , as Messrs. Gale, Cohec and Usilton, to have had a hearing in the case, yester day. It will amount to nothing. were Chang, one of the well-known Siamese twins, has lately Been Buffering from tack of paralysis, and the attending phy sician, Dr. Henry Lee, writes to the Lou don Lancet, giving his opinion in refer ence to tho physical condition of the two brothers. Dr. Lee believes that a seper ate and distinct volition and vitality exists in each of tho twins, arid believes that Chang, in case he should die first, could successfully be out from tlie body of E an at n « LOCAL. AND STATE AFFAIRS. Meeting of Far it Gowbu'8 Association.— The Delawarean of Saturday says : The Associa tion met in the State House, Dover, on Tuesday last at 2 o'clock, p. m. the President in the chair. The reading of the minutes of the last mcetiiig was dispensed with. On motion, the Association went into an tion for officers for the ensuing year, and the fol lowing gentlemen were unanimously elected : President —John P. Cochr clec , New Castle co. Vice Presidents—Henry Ridgely, Geo. W. Cum mins, Kent. Secretory —J. Alexander Fulton, Kent. Treasurer —Henry Todd. On motion, the Secretary wa3 authorized to publish notices of all future meetings in all the papers in the State, except where there is more than one published at the same office, such case in the weekly edition only. On motion, the Association elected the follow ing gentlemen members of the Executive Com mittee: * Kent county—Henry Ridgcly, Chairman, II. Todd; Newcastle county—Samuel Townsend, Seriek F. Shallcross ; Kent county, Md.—Robert S. Griffith. On motion, the subject of drawbacks and her of peaches shipped ov Wilmington and Baltimore d in imm er the Philadelphia, and Camden and Amboy Railroad was referred to the Executive Committee, with power to act in the premises. The following amendments were proposed to the constitution : Art. 1, Sec. 1.—Strike out at the end of the section the words " like amount," und insert one dollar. Art. 3, Sec. 5.—Strike out this section entirely. Adjourned to the third Tuesday, (20th) of December next, at 2 o'clock, p. M John P. Cochran, President. J. Alexander Fulton , Secretary. List of Pk Jurors —drawn for the Novem ber Term of the New Castle County Court :— Rrundywine Hundred, George L. Cloud, Francis Petitdemange, Esau S. Perkins ; Wilmington Hd. Henry Evans, Samuel Murphcy, Edward L. Hire; Christiana Hd. William Armstrong, Chus. Dough erty, W. G. Derrickson; Mill Creek Hd. John Armstrong, George Pierson, John Rail; White Clay Creek Hd. Joel Thompson, Chas. II. Groves, Hiram Moore; Pcncader Hd. Jacob Collins, Jus. A. Benson, Jesse Houlden ; New Castle Hd. Thos. White, George Rartholoinew, Alexander Riggs; Red Lion Hd. James Montgomery, W. H. II. Clark, Edward Reybold ; St. Georges Hd. Jo seph II. Walker, J. M. Cox, James Garnmn ; Ap poquinimiuk Hd. Isaac Staats, Jr. À. S. Naudaiu, John W. Denny. A man from Philadelphia, calling himself Dr. Rodgers, a vender of pills and " magnetic oil " which medical virtue is claimed, took a bug gy, on Monday afternoon Inst, and mounting in to it with a Chinese gong, drove through the streets und gave proclamation of a "free lecture " on the laws of health, his gong attracting public attention as lie went. At night u blazing flam beau attached to a small stand was erected in the street, aud mounting a chair, his mouthing and vending his ware commenced, but his trade did not seem to be very activo or prosperous. There arc so many itinerant venders of small ware travelling through the country, that the crowds which gather around these wordy bab blers, are less gullible than formerly. for •Mammoth Swket Potatoes. —Recently in no ticing some mammoth sweet potatoes grown in different parts of this peninsula, we yielded the palm to Talbot, for producing tile largest; but "c must now claim the honor for New Castle county, site having excelled all the rest. The largest potato heretofore mentioned was that Talbot, uoar St. Michaels, which weigh ed Gij lbs. Two potatoes were brought to this oßiee on Wednesday Inst, grown by Mr. William licnnctt, Delaware City, i G lbs. 13 ounces, and the Can auy one beat that? New Castle county i ahead of all competition in the growth of stcr potatoes. Albert J. Lynam, of Christiana Hundred, deserves the premium for raising the largest sweet potatucs that we have heard of the present season, one weighing loj pounds. grow î of which •eighed ther 7 lbs. 4 ounces. Stolkn House Recovered. —Capt. Samuel Pen ington recovered his bay marc, on Tuesday lust, which was stolen out of his pasture, two since. She was found estray, near Frederica, Del. and taken up by a gentleman iu that vicini ty. She was stolen by a negro man, who after riding her in vurious directions, proceeded to wards Frederica. There he laid down on the eek or roadside and went to sleep, after hitching the mare to the fence, and the nmre either slipped her bridle or broke it, and thus got loose, she was taken care of by the gentleman who re stored her to the ow made good his escape. I p ■ 1 ; . The thief w seen, but The new depot is about finished, and will be occupied, after the first of November. It is of the most complete and conveniently arranged station houses on the road. The furniture for the ludies' department came dow , . , . . a few days ayo. It is the intention or.the Company to fill op all the depressions near the station, so ns to shot off tlie water from the road. The Company have also takcu steps to suppress the disorder oc casioned by gangs of noisy'boys who assemble at tlic depot at night. Offenders wili lie arrested and sent to New Castle, as the Company are de termined to protect passengers from such annoy On Wednesday night, of last week, Capt. Ben jamin YValmsley, of Fredericktown, Sassafras Neck, Md. was informed, after his store w ed, hat there w clos light inside it. Procuring tlie assistance of two neighbors, he and they cd themselves and proceeded to tlie store. They found that parties were inside and summoned them to surrender. Two of them did other attempted to escape, lie wa wounded so Hint lie will probably die. His name is Russell. The names of the other two were Hjgincer and Brown. All arc colored men. >, and the shot«and The Alleghanians, or Swiss Bell Ringers, had a benefit at the I own Hail, on Wednesday evening Inst, notwithstanding the Circus of Mudigan h Go. exhibited the same evening. The Ilall has never been so densely packed as it was occasion, and the that terininmcnt afforded the highest satisfaction to all present. The side splitting comedy of Mr. Walter Field ; the novel music of the bells ; but, above all, tlie sweet har mony of the quartet in their exquisite melodies, ravished every listening ear. Fire.—A bout 4 o'clock our citizens were Thursday morning used from their slumbers by the cry of lire. It proved to be the house occupied by Frederick Heffuer, belonging to Mr. Levi Ry an. The weatherboarding was on fire, and as there had been no fire in the room, it is supposed to have been set afire by some evil disposed per son. The lire was discovered before it got fairly under way, and was easily extinguished. Madignn A Co.'s Circus exhibited bore on Thursday. The number in attendance was small, but tlie performance was good. Dan Garduer was as happy as ever, and the vaulting was hard (o excel. Among their most brilliant and astonish ing feat», 'ere somerset» over nino horses, und of the company threw a double somerset turning twice in the air before alighting upon his feet. r A peninsular convention of the Methodist Epis copal Church, will he held at Smyrna, Del. on the. 15tli, 16th, and 17th of November, next. Railroad tickets will he issued at reduced fare! It is expected that several hundred persons will he in attendance. A nutting party, consisting of some ten dozen ladies and gentlemen, left Middletown for the forest, on Saturday morning last, iu a large peuch wagon, und a right merry party it wus.° ay he seen around the doors Middletown. It is sold to the farmers at 9 cents per lb. for the purpose of ty ing up their corn fodder. Piles of old junk of the stores i . Lister, near Bridgeville recently caught rabbit in a steel Imp, anil took therefrom two tape-worms, one measuring four feet aud the oth er sixteen inches in length. Dr. A. Wliiteiy, of Frederica, presented tlie Delawarean with three ripe strawberries last week. They wero taken from the vines on the 17th. The Citizens' Cornet Band of Newark gave a concert in tlie Nowark Presbyterian church last evening, the proceeds .'or the benefit of said Band. Samuel B. Fonrd, of Elkton, 1ms sold his celc hrated trotting l.orre "Cecil," to Thomas B and H. I). M. II. *1. lor $2000. The Democratic meeting at Newark, on Thurs day last, was one of the largest and most enthu siastic meetings of the campaign. The proccs , which marched through town about twelve o'clock, consisted of three bands of music, nearly three hundred horsemen, with wagons, carriages, and vehicles of every description, all of which were beautifully decorated, making a fine and imposing sight. At the appointed hour, the horsemen, headed by the three bands, marched to the residence of Win. Reynolds, Esq. and escort ed the speakers to the place of meeting. There were from twelve to fifteen hundred persons pres ent, a fair proportion of them ladies. The meet ing was called to order by Win. Reynolds, Esq. who announced Wm. Dean, Esq. as President, and named one from each Hundred as Vice-Pres ident. The Hon. Willard Saulsbury was intro duced as the first speaker, who made an ablo ad dress, introducing an occasional anecdote by way of illustration. The audience paid marked attention throughout, and not the least attentive listoner was Senator Wilso attracted hither to hear his friend and fellow-senator. We understand there of Massachusetts, ho w •ere many more prominent Republicans present, represent ing most of the Northern States. The lion. Eli Saulsbury was next introduced, and short but forcible speech. The meeting then ad journed. At 7 o'clock in the evening another meeting was held, which was addressed by the Don. Thomas F. Bayard. ade The frequency and brilliancy of the auroral displays are m iking us famili tial phenomena. On Monday and Tuesday nights the heavens presented anec. west across the heavens, a little south o'* the ze nith. The aurora borealis in the northern licav enswas elevated several degrees above its usual position, and resembled the dawn. Two belts of white light, arched like the rain-how, extended between the north-east and north-west, ly above the other, while ever an tions of light shot up from the dun-colored base of the aurora. Altogether, it was beautifiH and magnificent displays of the kind we ever witnessed. 'ith these celcs most magnificent appear A crimson zone extended from east to sliglit d anon corusea of the most U. S. Circuit Court, Judges Strong and Hull, presiding, met at 10 o'clock on Wednesday ing. The ease of John Minot, a citizen of the State of Massachusetts, in reference to the Dela ware State tax, on the Philudephia, Wilmington & Hal timoré Railroad, was taken up and argued on the part of the road liy Messrs. McGowan, of Philadelphia, and J. P. Comcgys, of Dover, and on the part of the State of Delaware, by Messrs. Eli Saulsbury and Thomas F. Rayard. The Court reserved its decision till this morning. Tableaux were held in Newark on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings last, in aid of thcPrcs being completed. The ex highly creditable, and ulso a suc cess pecunlarly, the proceeds amounting to nearly two hundred dollars. The Swiss Hell Ringers will give entertainments on Wednesday evening and Thursday afternoon and evening next for the benefit of the same church. byterian Church hibition w A Republican mcetiug was held at St. Georges on Wednesday evening last, two-thirds of the au dience being negroes. The meeting was ad dressed by Anthony Higgins and Dr. Taylor. Another Republican meeting was held at Glas gow on Thursday evening, and addressed by Dr. Taylor. There were about forty persons in tendance a number of whom were Democrats. Mr. Samuel J. Corlmley, of Kent, Md. w ited by a party of friends last, on the merry party were present, and the evening given up to social enjoyment. Sundry additions were made to the family stock of tin-ware. Mayor Valentine, of Wilmington, was brick batted by a negro boy on Monday morning. Of ficer Hyatt, being near, took him into custody. An Osage Orange plucked from the hedge of Mr. J. Kancly, measured 17ij inches in circum ference. Appoquinimink against the world. nt vis Monday evening •easion of his tin wedding. A right Newark College is in full operation, with up wards of twenty students, and we understand • number more are expected to enter Coal, lumber, stone, kc. town by water, via Odessa. Directors take the hint ? The stone foundation of the new Rank build plcted on Thursday, and the first laid yesterday. And nosv look out for the Sanford Opera Troupe which is to exhibit iu the Town Hall evening next. coming to this Will the Railroad ing was cc bricks wer Monday Our citizens now able to get prime fresh Oysters, delivered at their doors, for 30 cents per quart. The wheat sown in September, in we learn, is sulteriug greatly by the the fly. Rlind Tom, the musical prodig)', exhibits i Elkton next Tuesday. this region, ravages of BUSINESS LOCALS. Sanford. —The great Sanford and his Star Troupe give Town Hall, on Monday evening next. This Com pany is first-class, having no vulgarity, which Sanford will never have. Their entertainments is choice and select. Hilly Chambers, the Come dian, with Harry Rrown, the American Tenor, and Sanford, whose name is enough to crowd the house, so, give Sanford a call us he is a big fa vorite in Middletown. of their select entertainments at Have you seen it ! It is said that Hanson Bi-qs have the largest and best selected stock of goods in Delaware, bought for Cash at bottom prices. Thomas K. Hum, is making extensive prepar ation for making up Fashionable Garments for Fall and Winter use. He has procured a supe rior workman from the extensive and well known establishment of Rockhill k Wilson, Philadel phia, and is prepared to give the fullest satisfac tion to his customers. For a neat and tasty coat, vest or pants call on Hurn. & The members of Union Lodge, No 5, A. requested to meet at their Middletown, F. A. M. Lodge Room, ir ing next, November 1st, ns business of importance requires their attendance. By order of the shipful Master. D. L. Dunning, Sec. Tuesday eve FREEMASONS, as 'ell as others, desiring to buy goods very cheap, will find it to their interest to see the new stock just received by HANSON BROS, in the Town Hall, Middletown. If you want fresh Oysters from the shell, at $1.00 per gallon, go to Wine's Oyster Ray for them. Ladies go to Hanson Uros. for your fine shoes, they have a full stoek of French und American Kid. Families can have their Oysters delivered any where in town, at $1.00 per Gallon, or 30 cents per quart, by calling If you want good Oysters go to the Oyster Bay, on Main Street, kept by WINE. Hanson Bros, make a specialty of Boots and Shoes. Wine. Tho First National Bank at Grafton, Mass, was robbed on Tuesday night of mon ey and vnluables to the amount of two three hundred thousand dollars, including over $100,000 iu United States bonds. Five robbers entered the bank, gagged and bound the watchman, and succeeded in securing their booty after several hours' work on the safe. They told the watch man that there were twelve of them in all. In escaping they dropped a number of gold dollars in the street. They also stole a horse and wagou in the vicinity, which were found in Worcester. The bank of fers $10,000 reward for the capture of the robbers and recovery of the property, and George F. Slocum, one of the directors, offers $3000 additional. ITEMS OF NEWS. The Ncwburyport Herald thus describes the aurora which has attracted so much attention throughout the country : " Last evening, as soon as Titlionus had retired for the night, and was enjoying his first snooze, his spouse, the rosy-fingered Au rora, daughter of the morning, snatched the saffron-covered coverlet from his bed, and wrapping it about her, danced iu the northern sky." The steamer Cambria, of the Anchor Line, which left New York for Glasgow about la days siuee, when withiu hour's run of a port for which she making struck a reek and became a total wreck. Her passengers and bered two hundred, all of whom posod to be lost except one The. West Point court-martial met Friday Oct. 21st. under charge of military offences, and among others will have before jt colored cadet Smith, who appears to be a regular brute and a discredit to his The first colored jury was empannelled in the criminal court, Judge A. L. Rob inson, at Evansville, Ind. last Friday. Among the jury is one man who speaks French, Spanish, Portugese and Italian, and an Indian dialect, man and Euglish. write : four can read. They sentenced colored man to six months in the county jail for larceny. The Nashville (Tenn.) Banner keeps a poet. Hear him talk about tlio people at the state fair : "It was a beautiful specta cle. The bright dresses of ladies and children set off the sombre hues of the masculine portion of the crowd, us if a raiuhow had shivered into a thous and fragments and fallen among the throng." Perry Baudolph, arrested in Jackson county, Mo. some months since, charged with passing counterfeit money, has enter ed suit against his lawyers for $20,000 damages, alleging that he paid them $7, II) bail, which they failed a J'g one was crew num ure sup man. It tries all cadets who are race. Two speak Gcr Three cau read aud It was 600 to procure him bail, which they failed to do, but kept bis money. I be Hollywood Memorial Association at Uichmoud, \ r a. bas adopted a resolu tion recommending that Sunday, Nov. 27, be set aside as a day of mourning tbrougb out the South for Gen. Lee, and on that day collections be taken up in all the churches to constitute a Leo Monument Fund. Two prisoners were takcD from a sheriff's posse, near Orleans, Indiana, on Tuesday night, by quo hundred masked and armed men, and hanged from a bridge. The vic tims had robbed a farmer several days previously, and were on their way to the county jail, at Faoli. General Jubal Early invokes a meeting of all officers of tho Confederate army of Northern Virginia now residing in the State to moot at Richmond, November 2d, to inaugurate a memorial association in honor of the late Gen. 11. E. Lee. A man in Buffalo pulled off his coat and jumped iu the canal to save a woman from drowning, when a pick-pocket stole his pocket-book from the coat, and the woman abused him for pulling her hair in his ef forts to save her life. New England was terribly shaken by an earthquake, on Thursday, the 20th inst. on account of the sins of that section, doubt, but the shaking was not at all ad equate to the turpitude of the people. North Adams now manufactures a total of 1.710 cases of shoes per month in six factories. Of these. Sampson, Chinamen, turns out four hundred, the striking Crispius co-operative company ono hundred. no with his and of Honey is getting to bo a very important item in tho marketable produets of tho Jefferson, Wisconsin, in one day last week, shipped 10,320 pouuds of thi luscious material. The population of Lexington, Ky, is so averse to church-going that the clergy adopting open air preaching wherever they can catch parishioners in the streets. The census returns for Philadelphia, just completed gives the whole population at G57.179. In 1870, it was 565,529, This is a gain of 91,650 in ten years. A farmer in Stockbridge, Wisconsin, is about to thresh his second crop of barley this year. Ilis first crop yielded him eighty bushels to the acre. A New Orleans broker, awakeuing from nap the other day, found that his tender child had gone through him for $12,000 in notes and drafts to make kite a of. Much sickness prevails on both shores of the Mississippi. Half the inhabitants arc down with chills, and the other half only to wait their turn. 1'redcriek Brickbusch, an alleged coun terfeiter, has failed to appear for trial at St. Louis and forfeited his bonds, amount ing to $25,000. 1 he trial of Smith, the colored cadet at West Point, has been concluded, and the sentence will soon be made public at Wash ington. A New Jersey girl, to keep off mosqui toes, bathed her face with benzine, aud then went too near a lighted lamp. • An exchange suggests that the defender of Metz be enrolled among the nobility as the Duke of Bomb-Bazine. The President, by proclamation, has designated Thursday, November 24, as a day of national thanksgiving and The court judges in Virginia have to halloo to the darkey jurors to keep them awake. A society was lately established in Ne braska for the purpose of encouraging im migration to that state from Europe. ^ Rev. T. J. Quigley, a well-known M. E. clergyman, died at Laurel, Delaware, on the 19th instant, Hock fish and eels are taken in large numbers, in baskets, from tho Delaware, at Belvidere, this fall. James Bowdin and Peter McCloskey were on Monday convicted of counterfeit ing in New York city. Providence is to have its streets lighted and extinguished by eleotricity. The civilized Indians of Oregon raised three thousand bushels of wheat this year. The Rocky Mountain Herald predicts that the buffalo will be extinct in twenty years. A Mrs. Fletcher is to leoture this win ter on " Are you for sale?" Nebraska had but qne thunder storm last summer. west. in a seem of i prayer. in For the Middletown Fran script. I see by the Delaware Republican, Mr. Editor, that the Republicans have called their meeting for Middletown, in the Town Hall. Is this done to hide the smallness of their numbers, or is it done to exclude the blackeys from their association ? Do they mean to "go back" on their colored friends, and shut them out from seats be side them in the Town Hall ? Come, Re publicans, honor bright, now, and don't resort to any such dodge as that. Take the darkies into the Hall, along with you, and divido the honors of the organization of your meeting, with them. Give them, if not the President, at least a Vice Pres ident or two, or the Secretary. This is no more than fair. If you expect to get the votes of the negroes, show thorn that you are not ashamed of them. The black men are watching your manœuvres, and they will keep an eye on all you do. * Watch 'Em. Fur the Middletown Transcript. Mr. Editor; —Would you pleaso be kind ns to insert the following statement in your paper for the benefit of your merous readers who are engaged iu the trade ? Mr. J. W. Vandcrgrift has in his Or chard two hdndred trees of the variety of Crocket's White, but recently named by one of our worthy citizens "White Fawn." In 1869 those trees bore 1605 baskets, in 1870 tho same trees yielded 700 bas kets. so The 1G05 baskets sold for 25 cts per bas ket, making $40J.25, the 700 baskets brought, averaging $1.16 2-7 per basket, $814. We make no comment, lours &c. Lucius. A Fiendish Outrage. —A negro man named Elias Wallace, near Reading, Pa. on Wednesday, about 1 o'clock, enught a Kttle girl 1) years of ago, who was going to school, and drawing a knife threatened to kill her if she made any noise, ravished the child and left her. She made her way to the school and told her teacher. She was then taken home and laid in con vulsions the greater part of the night. Wallace was arrested in Philadelphia, on Friday, charged with other crimes. On his person was found a letter from his bro ther, urging him to leave the country for crimes committed around Port Clinton. He then Illegal Aiikksts. —A very important decision was rendered by United States Commissioner Osborne, of Now York, last Friday, with reference to the recent arrests under the congressional election law, the substance of which is that the Federal officers, acting under that law, have power to make arrests. This decision was elicited by the arrest of several individuals, who wero taken into custody on Monday, on the charge of attempting to fraudulent ly enter their names on tho registry. All the prisoners accordingly were ordered to be discharged. BO Much complaint is made of the incom petcncy of many of the deputy marshals appointed in Philadelphia to take the cen sus of that city. The marshal appointed stupid negroes and incompetent favorites of the "ring." The result is unsatisfac tory, in relation to industrial statistics, no loss than the enumeration of the ^habi tants. It is believed iu Washington that Grant will appoint a Western man to tho English ission, although gossip connects the of Senator Patterson, New Hampshire, with the position. It is also thought that name with the position, the appointment will bo held iu abeyance for some time. It appears from the Fiftli Auditor' port that the cost of tho collecting inter nal revenue for the year ending June 30, 1869, was $2,128,696 the amount collect ed being nearly $140,006,060. penses of our foreign missions for the same period wero $1,404,000. The Petersburg Index learns that it is very probable that General G. W. Custis Lee, now a professor in the Virginia Mili tary Institute, will be elected to succeed his father as president of Washington Col lege, at Lexington, Va. Tho population of Baltimore is set down in the census returns at 207,599. Balti more is the 6th city in the Union, Ncw York, Philadelphia, Brooklyn, Chicago and St. Louis, outnumbering her in popu lation. About eight thousand deputy marshals will be sworn in,in New York city by elec tion day. Agassiz, during the last year, has dis covered ten thousand different varieties of the fly. The ex PUBLIC SALE OF A VALUABLE FARM. W E will Offer at public sale at the Hotel of v * Geo. W. Ortlip, in Middletown, Del. on THURSDAY, Nov. 3rd, at 2 o'clock, P. M. The following described valuable tract of land situated in Appoquinimink Hundred, New Castle county, Delaware, upon the public road leading trout the "Levels" to the Sassafras road, and ad joining the lands of J. 1». Rothwell, Win. Wilson within ljj miles of a station upon the Massey's branch of the Delaware Railroad, Containing 192 .Acres of good land, 172 acres of which are vation, and 20 acres of Woodland. 5000 NICE PEACH TREES, 3 years old "in i ?gLÎÎ?* 1 2î?F,E EACI1 TUEKS > 8 years old. AI I LE TREES. The entire farm is under good Fencing, (rail and hedge) and is a portion of the tract known ns "Levels." The soil i under culti Therc arc bear 300 good clay subsoil with nice loam and adapted to Grain, Fruits and Vines. Its close proximity to a railroad station, enables the crop of grain und fruit to he shipped direct to New York and Philadelphii Markets, and the turthcr advantage of having lime improvements landed within easy distance of the farm. The Improvements consist of a _AtA splendid new FRAME DWELLING(jSSfll 42 by 22 feet, three stories high, SStel ri» liIff modern style and finished through-flHImM out, and a comfortable Two-Story RaTkRÎikü mg ; Carnage House, Poultry house, large Corn Cub and Granary, good SUiblound Hay Loft all in good order. * ' easy, and will be made know., n , ,, GE0 - w - INGRAM & CO. Real Estate Agts, -Middletown, Del. erras day of sale by oct 29—It n on MARRIED. In Philadelphia, at the residence of the groom's uncle, on Tuesday last, Mr. Charles W. Jones of Middletown, Del. and Miss Mary W. Mears of Millsborough, Del. SOMETHING- NEW. A great Hoot and Shoe and Hut Store, in SMYEN .A, KNOWN AS TUB BEE HIVE, Where a full liuc of Boots, Shoes, Hats, Caps, Trunks are kept constantly on hand. I would call the attention of the public to my new store, just opened the largest stock Roots and Shoes er opened by any dealer on this peninsula. My stoek embraces Mens Heavy Kip Hoots, eighteen and twenty inch legs, double sole aud double upper, and tap sole, warranted to turn water. Mens Fine French Calf, Double Upper and Sides Lined Roots, CUSTOM MADE, And warranted as good as can be made in a shop, at three dollars less on the pair. Ladies', Misses', and Chil dren's Shoes, IN LARGE VARIETIES, HEAVY, MEDIUM, AND FINE. I make a speciality of Ladies', Misses' and Chi! dren s line wear. ^ on will always find the lead ing styles. All the leading styles of Men's, Youth's, and Boy's Hats, and Staple. Also, the Fall Stylo OF GENTS FUR HATS. I.a<llra', Misse.', anil « lilt,Iren's i-'nra, A Choice lot of Trunks and Valises. I have ev Stylish, Pltti These goods arc all bought frrom first hands, for Cash, and will be sold only for ('ash, as we keep no books. Do not forget the name, the PEE HIVE. J. if. PRIMROSE, Commerce St. below Market, Smyrna, Del. F* S.—T think it would he well for persons in d around Middle tow , to come to Smyrna anil purchase their Hoots, Shoes, Mats, anil ' Furs at the Bee Hive, as 1 am determined to make it to your advantage. Don't forget this. J. II. P-_ sept 24—3mos THE MARKETS, MIDDLETOWN MARKET. COltttttCTBD WHEEL Y BY A. T. BBADLKY. Wheat, new.... Corn, yellow,. 11 " ne' " white,.. 1 00(a>r 2D» HO .Gfi .80 i fr onts, new. Timothy Seed. Clover Seed... Eggs. Rutter. Lard. Potatoes. 40. .6 25 .9 00» .25 cts dk>a .37040 cts. lb. .10^t,21 " " .9001 00 ft bushel. WILMINGTON. Wheat, prime. Corn,.. Oats. Flour. .$1 25. 1 00 .$6 50010 00' CLIMB A. Prime new red wheat .$1 3G0Î 40 .80083 .54 .$8 (O .$»J 00» r yellow. Oats (Pennsylvania) Cl overseed.. Timothy. EUGENE M. HANSON. BKNJ. I». UANH02C HANSON BROS. IN THE TOAVIST HALL, Middletown, Delaware* H ave just opened a large stock OF NEW GOODS, comprising in part, BLACK SILKS, ALPACAS, Serges, Delaines, Poplins, dec. &c. A full liuc of Ladies' White anti Colored TrlmmlngM, SATIN and VELVET, CUT BIAS. FLANNELS, GILBERT S OPERA, DOMET, CANTON, AC. CALICOES, BROWN A BLKAHCHKD MUSLINS Clofhtt, CaHNlmcren, HATS AND CAPS. BOOTS & SHOES, EARTHENWARE, QUEENSWARE, Groceries, Provisions, &c. And i fact everything kept in a first-class Dry Goods and GroceijÿStorç.. Special imluccmcnts to cash but/ens. oct 29—3m 9 Town Hall, Middletown, Delaware POSITIVELY ONE NIGHT ONLY I !i MONDAY EVENING OCTOBER 31sfc v SAN FORD'S OPERA TROUPER rpiIE FAR-FAMED SANFORD and his STAR J- TROUPE will give one of their choice and select entertainments, when they will appear in A Choice Programme. For further particulars see small hill», ÇARDS OF ADMISSION, 35 and 50 Cents. Doors open at 7 oct. 29—lw 'clock, commence at YL H. CONRAD, Agent. PRIME WYE RIVER UND FOR SALE. A Valuable Farm upon Wye River. 176 acre«;. no better soil on the peninsula ; buildings good; conveniently located in a desirable neigh borhood; the finest fish and oysters uhundnnt;. one hundred acres seeded in wheat. Will be! i 'l V P, nvate 8ale for $35 per acre. One hun dred dollars per acre lm? been refused for it, hut tlie farm must now bo sold. A great speculation. tan on tho Editor of the Transcript for further information, oct SO—3t Chester White and Jersey Re4 Pigft For Sale. Apply to oct 29—2w% ÇIIAS. P. COCHRAN, $çur Mkhjletowg, DcL