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THE SHOOING OF JOHN CON KUAN.
A Cold Blooded Deed.
The following account of the shooting of John
Conegan by Louis Ford, near Morris' Station
the Delaware R. R., on Saturday night, 4th
Inst., written to Evry Evening , which was
mentioned by our Warwick Correspondent last
week, is, we believe, substantially correct.
Townsend, Del., April 13th, 1874.—Yonr
respondent has just gathered the following par
ticulars of the tragedy which
Morris' Station, Kent county, Md., on Saturday
night, 4th inst. :
Louis Ford, who has been concerned in a lit
tle store at Morris' Station, trusted John Cone
gan for some goods. After waiting some time
for the pay, Ford sued Conegan for the amount
of his claim. This rested quiet until Saturday,
4tb inst., when the parties (Ford and Conegan)
met at Sassafras, nnd Ford agreed if Conegan
would pay him $10 the next Saturday, 11th
inst., be would pay the cost and drop the mat
ter. This, Conegan agreed to. Ford met Cone
gan at Morris' station the same evening; they
shook hands and Conegan asked Ford to go in
and take a drink, which Ford agreed to. After
tuking the drink, Ford, in company with George
Walker and John Maguire started home. Cone
gun, living in the same direction, soon followed
on behind them. After going about a mile, one
of the party looked behind nnd saw Conegan
coming, und remarked to Ford, Hallo ! here
conies John Conegan. Ford looked back aud
saw him and said, yes, and I'll shoot the s—n ol
a b—h. Conegan then ran and caught* up to
the party and said, "Who is that y
to shoot, Lou?" (laughing.)
of ft b—h," at the same time firing nt
"Why you, you
Coneg.in, the ball taking effeet in the left side
above the heart. Finding the shot did not knock
him down, Ford struck him in the fare with his
fist, knocking him down, and struck at him, hut
Walker aud Maguire caught his arm and told
Ford for God s sake not to strike him.
1've got my death grip on his damn throat," ex
claimed Ford, keeping his hold and choking hin
,*eral minuits, then leaving hi
The three—Ford, Walker and Maguire—went on
to the house of old Liz Greenwood,
Ill-fame, which was but about 100 yards fro
the scene of shooting.
"Well, I shot John Conegan and killed him,
f a b—h, and I didn't
killing a frog ;"
* ho attempted to pick Cone
After staying a short time lie went oh
Ford went in and said :
itid it no
il threatened to
d— m s—i
shoot any one
home, and it Î3 a lamemtable fact that these two
, Walker and Maguire, nnd this old hug and
her three girls, did actually let that poor Conc
ilie woods within one hundred
gan lay out i
yards of their house all night, until about 9 o'
clock the next morning. When they went to
I frozen, nnd lmd to
frozen to the ground.
take him up they found hi
cut bis hair loose as it wm
His feet were stiff, and the strangest of it all, he
still lives, but bas not spoken
word siuce lie
I heard this morning that the Doctor says
probabilities of his recovery. Ford is
still at large. There have been writs issued in
both Maryland and Delaware. The affair took
the edge of Maryland, in the heart of
what is known
The following additional particulars
by a geutleraan from the neighborhood
J. C. T.
where the affair occurred :—Conegan was re
moved to his own home about li o'clock next
morning in a speechless and paralyzed condition.
His family at once put him i
hot irons to his feet, wliieh we
blister. Dr. Joseph Lore, of Sassafras was sent
for who, after examining the wound, found that
the ball was lost i
not be removed. Dr. L. has continued to visit
the wounded man every day, and, under the
Dr's, skillful treatment, he is rapidly recover
ing beiug already able to walk about and to eat
heartily. His speech also, has partially return
ed. He is certainly a tough specimen of human
bed and applied
burned to u
the man's chest
The Prayer Meeting of the "Young People"
■till continues on Sabbath evenings.
Mr. Hyatt has made some improvements on th«
property occupied by Mr. Jos. Parker.
A number of improvements in our side-walks,
make a decided change in their appearance.
A runaway occurred in our town on Tuesday
lost, but no serious damage was done.
Garden and yard culture have been occupying
the attention of the people for some time past.
at their work and huve bad
"their share" of luck in this department.
Mr. Ryan has taken the contract to attend to
the street lamps, in place of the contractor just
Another lot of trees have been planted out and
surrounded by boxes, which make quite a re
spectable and pleasing appearance.
The green gross and singing birds have again
returned as forerunners of spring. We welcome
them to our tnidst.
The boys are seen in groups playing marbles
our side-walks and make many loud excla
mations nf mirth and gladness.
Ms. Edward Willey is making great prepara
tions to keep a boarding-house at Reheboih Beacb
Camp Meeting. "The old gentleman knows
how to do it."
The town commissioners were elected on Mon
day week, at which Mr. Brown was on the com
mittoe to attend to having the stumps "white
washed," as they cannot be removed.
A sudden death occurred on Monday night in
0 «r town. A Miss Hannah Marshall, Mrs. Daniel
Steven's sister, who was staying at her home,
died with heart disease.
I. o. o. V.
According to the proclamation of E. F. James,
M. W. G. M., Good Samaritan Lodge No 9, of
this town has resolved to celebrate the 55th An
niversary of the Order, on the 26th of April (ae
that falls upon the 8abbatb) by attending the
M. E. Church in the morning aud the Presby
terian in tbs evening. The members to be des
ignated by white ribbons upon their coats.
Brilliant Nuptial Ceremony.
Never, perhaps, in the history of the ancient
8t. Francis Xavier Church was a more beautiful
scene witnessed within its sacred walls than that
presented to the eyes of the assembled friends of
the bridal couple, on Tuesday last, the occasion
of the celebration of the Nuptials of Mr. Hugh
McAleer Jr., of New York City and Miss Moliie
A. Craddock of Cecil Connty. At an early hour
the selected friends of the happy couple assem
bled in the church, and soon after, some very
choice selections of music were rendered by the
Amphion Band, of this place, Mr. R. L. Price
presiding at the organ. The Altar and Chancel
of the church were beautifully decorated with
natnral flowers of rarest variety, nnd tho illumi
nating tapers that blazed about the altar gave at
once a most pleasing and solemn appearance.
At 11:30 the bridal company were announced,
and shortly after, very gracefully preceded to
the chancel by Dr. T. H. Gilpin and Mr. J. S.
escorts, entered the church in the fol
lowing order :—Miss A. Price, of Cecil, as first
bridesmaid, escorted by Mr. Osborne, of Balti
more ; Miss Virginia Bond as second bridesmaid,
attended by Mr. McAlcer, brother of the groom ;
and at lust, but by no niean9 least, following the
Attendants, very leisurely moved the beautiful
bride elect, dressed in an elegant white satin
trimmed in a most tasteful and becoming man
ner, leaning upon the
of the happy and for
tunate groom. Wkile the party moved to their
places and arranged in front of the Priest, the
Band beautifully rendered the music of "March
Cclesto." After a very tender exhortation, or ad
dress to the couple, the Rev. Father McAlcer,
(uncle of the groom,) of Frederick, Md., assisted
by Rev. Father Villigcr, of St. Francis Xavier,
according to the beautiful ritual of the Catholic
Church, pronounced them
the bridal party left the church, the Band play
ing the "Bridal Waltz." A magnificent recep
tion was given a few friends at tho house of the
bride's mother, where the utmost pleasure reign
ed for the hour, and ns the happy couple left for
their new home, the Baud played "Fare Thee
well ray own Mary Ann," much to the amuse
and wife, and
ment of those present.
The happy couple took the 3:40 train for Nt
York, accompanied by some of their relatives
While we join in the generally expressed
gret nt the loss the society of this vicinity bas
sustained in tho removal of Miss Craddock, yet
we feel glad to know she will be an acquisition
to any to which the change may introduce her.
Iinnnivny nnd Smash Up.
llorso trainers a
not ulwuys perfectly suc
cessful, but sometimes their success surpasses
their strongest calculations. This was the ei
with a trainer name i Greaves, who has been c
gaged in training some of the obstreperous quad
rupeds of this neighborhood for some days past.
Last Friday afternoon week he had harnessed a
horse to a buggy to train him to go. Tho horse
did go. He went fast, and without his trainer.
He came up Main street at what might be styled
a breakneck pace. Turning the corner at Broad
street, he ran down that street, and going upon
the side-walk, regardless of shade trees and
hitching-post8, he left the buggy at Messrs. Cox
k Bio's carriage shops, somewhat the worse for
breaks. As the carriage had been borrowed
from Messrs. Cox k Bio's., it is supposed that this
very well trained horse, intentionally ran in
there to leave the buggy with its
Having left the buggy
the horse ran
further use for it.
ul then back to Mr. O. E. Anderson's
;s8 shop, ii
rder, it is supposed, to return
have it mended.
the harness to Mr. Audi
veil trained 'hanii
but he brought Mr. Greaves just a little to grief
by his various
Helle of the Wnr.
A canoe was up at Market street bridge the oth
day, which is worthy of mention During
s the dies
as used by parlies to cr
apeiike Bay, for the purpose of
y. It was captured and re-captur
ed thirty-five times, nud we
twenty-eighth time it was captured a
hand-to-hand fight took place between
: told that the
of Federal marines and a body of Confederate
infantry which resulted i
former, after several men were killed. It was
victory for the
re-captured two days afterward by a scouting
party of Confederate cavalry, they losing two
men killed while in the act of hauling it up. It
was carried three miles across the country, and
again launched. Tho last time it was taken it
whs loaded with percussion cups, coffee, tea, and
molasses. The cargo was put aboard one of the
iron clads, nnd the crew, consisting of two men
old by the com
mander of the vessel to one of our oystertnen,
who repainted and repaired it. It is full of bul
let marks, some of the bullets being still iinbcd
ed in tho wood .—Sc furd Citizen.
sent to Fort Warren. It w
The farm dwelling
Marshall Millward, it
the premises of the late
pied by James T. Vetiscy, was destroyed by fire,
together with a large portion of Mr. Veasey's
chamber furniture, and the entire wardrobe of
P« ncader H
The fire originated from a defect in the kitch
en chimney, at about 11 o'clock A. M. 14th inst.
Mr. Vensey being absent, and no person but fe
males about the house, and the wind being high,
befors assistance could arrive tbc entire structure
possibility of saving the
was in flames and
furniture in the upper story.
The dwelling is covered by insurance of $1,000
in a Philadelphia company ; no insurance on con
Mr. Veasey's family hud just moved from the
mansion, into the dwelling that was destroyed.
Mrs. Millward and family were tc take up their
residence In the mansion for the summer, on
Thursday of this week, as 1ms bceu the custom
of the family heretofore.
On the fourth page will be found, this week,
advertisement of Granville Worrell, Wil
migton'8 greatest merchant, which is well worthy
the attention o? our readers. Mr. Worrell, at
his new stores in the Masonic Temple keeps an
immense stock of every thing desirable for Ladies
and Gentlemen in the Dry Goods line and also a
very large and tastefully selected stock of car
pets, mattings, Ac.
Read his advertisement and call and see for
Store Broken Into and Robbed*
On Tuesday night last, some thief or thieves,
not having a proper respect for the law and the
Sheriff, feloniously entered the store-house ot
Mr. E. M. Hanson, and made sundry depreda
tions therein, the extent of which oür reporter
did not learn. The entrance was effected by re
moving a panel from one of the back shutters
drawing back the bolt, and crawling iu.
The following geallcmen have been drawn to
serve as Grand Jurors for this county for tho
May and November terms ensuing, to wit :
Brandywine hundred—Jos. Miller, John S.
Wilmington—W. D>. Maxwell, William G.
Christiana—Henry G. Banning, John Rich
Mill Creek—Abraham Chandler, Richard G.
White Clay Creek—Jos. Hossinger, Abraham
Cannon, Wm. Dean.
Pencader—William W. Stewart, Jacob B.
New Castle— R. P. Janvier, Wm. Couper.
Red Lion—Thomas Bird, Benjamin N. Ogle,
John W. McCall.
St. GeorgcB—Isaac Woods, R. T. Cochran,
Leonnrd G. Vandegrift.
Appoquinimink—Manlove D. Wilson, William
E. Evans, O'
A horse, attached to a carriage belonging to
Mr. Daniel Davis, while standing in front of Mr.
Jos. Gary's, on Lake Street, became frightened
at a peach basket in the hands of n passing gen
tleman, on Thursday morning and rau away
down Luke street, creating considerable excite
ment. The shafts were broken off and the
riage damaged considerably in other places by
coming in contact with the fence. Miss Fannie
Vasey and niece made a narrow escape from in
jury by the runaway team, the wheels of the car
riage just grazing their dresses.
A horse which Mr. D. Jones was harnessing,
made a big stir the game morning by breaking
loose from Mr. Jones and running up Main St
on the side walk. The clatter of his hoofs on
the brick pavement brought peoplo to their doors
and windows. Fortunately no harm was done
and "nobody was hurt."
Tlie Pcncl» Growers Meeting*
error, we inadvertently stated
last Saturday that the peach growers' special
meeting was called for last Tuesday. It is call
ed for Tuesday next, 21st inst. This will doubt
less be an important meeting and should be at
tended by ns many ol the fruit growers
make it convenient to be present. There is a
fair prospect for a good crop of fruit this year,
and it is necessary to begin in time, to make
the proper arrangements forgetting it to market.
President Hinckley, of tho 1*. W. & B. R. It.,
since the U. S. Supreme Court decided that the
State tax on the railroad was not unconstitu
tional, has made certain propositions in regard
to tho freight per car on peaches, which will be
discussed at the meeting next Tuesday.
Nothing Like Leather.
'Tis said there is "nothing like leather,"
Well tanned, it is certainly tough,
And when it is well put together,
Will stand a good deal that is rough.
*ns that are too tough to swallow,
g her than all ;
But clothing ivhich beats leather hollow.
Aud work which goes
Can always be found ai TO WER llALL.
the most durable
be found. She styles are the latest,
id reliable to
id tho pri
ory lowest—always insuring bnr
vF.it Hall, 518 Market
ces are the
nett k Co , T«
Street, (half-way between 5th aud 6th sts.) Phi!
Our thanks are duo to Messrs. J. H. Carver k
Co., of Cranberry Fishery, for a pair of splendid
shad, handed us yesterday by Mr. Thos. Kirby
the very finest shad that we
We understand from Mr.
for them. They at
have seen this season.
K. that Messrs. C. k Co. are having most excel
lent "luck" in lishiug, and aro always ready to
aUpply any demands that may be made on them
for shad, herring or perch, at short notice and at
most reasonable rates. Hall their shad are any
thing like the pair they sent us, it will bother the
liir-famed Delaware shad to equal them.
The Middletown Grange 1ms rented of IX L.
Dunning a room for holding their meetings, over
Dr. T. H. Gilpin's oflice.
The Forty-eighth Volume of IT a up Kit's
crowded with peculiarly interesting mat
ter. profusely and beautifully illustrated.
The Number opens with a reproduction
of "Coritiwa's Goiug a-Muying," with
three graceful illustrations by E. A.
Abbey. An exceedingly interesting paper.
Magazine concludes with
ith fifteen engravings, prepared by Hole
S.Connut, gives an account of Dr.Schweiu
furth's Explorations in tho heart of Africa.
Ellis (Jray's description of the "Flower
Mission," exquisitely illustrated, is timely
and very suggestive. Mr. Elliott contri
butes an illustrated paper ®n the Fur Seal
of Alaska. A comprehensive review of
the remarkable career of John of 13arue
vald—the subject of Motley's new work—
is contributed by II. H. Stoddard, with
four excellent engravings. In addition
there are two illustrated Poems—"The
Kingfisher," by James Maurice Thomp
son, and "How the Rain Comes," by
Mary Mapes Dodge.
Harriet Prescott Spofford contributes a
beautiful poem, entitled "At the Bridal."
The Editorial Departments, including
an admirable summary of Scientific Pro
gress, and a very interesting Drawer ,
conclude a Number replete with entertain
ment and instruction.
The political «quabble «bat has given
Arkansas a double-beaded Government has
been going on a good while and had its
origin in the last election for Governor
there. This election took place iu 1872,
Baxter being the Republican and Brook«
the Liberal-Consurvativ* candidat* Ac
cording to the declared return Baxter bad
!i26ti majority, but in making up this re
turn the votes of fourteen counties, catt
ing large Conservative majorities, were
thrown out for allcdged frauds.
Had they been counted, Breoks would
bays been elected. Upon this be founded hit
claim to the oflice and contested the elec
tion in a State Circuit Court, the decision
of wbieb in hia favor was so speedily avail
ed of on Tuesday by taking possession of
the State House and ousting Baxter. Tbia
is the Louisiana case over again in one
way. and just the reverse of it in another.
Both parties have appealed to Washington
Near Lynch's Station, April 9th, Ruth A.
daughter of J. B. and Ruth A. Crowden, aged
Del. Gazette please
MIDDLETOWN GRAIN MARK fit.
T. EVANS é CO.
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Wheat, . .
Clover " .
MIDDLETOWN PRODUCE MARKET.
CORRECTED WEEKLY BY 8. M. REYNOLDS.
.... 18 cts. doz
.35040 cts. $lb.
...11012 " "
..1.00 ft 1ms
. 620 00
9 0 lOj # lb.
. 3 00
Prime red wheat.
Oats ( Pennsylvania).
..$1 8001 85
„ 610 65
Wheat, good to amber.
Labels for books, packages, boxes, Ac., print
fine gummed paper, cau be hud at the eflice
of the Tit an script.
Highest cash price paid for nil kinds of grain,
FOARD A COM EG VS.
Judgment Bonds,Notes and other Legal Blanks
can be had on application
the Transcript Of
id Bill Heads are
Business Cards, Letter
printed at the Transcript oflice
be done elsewhere.
Tape Worm removed in from 2 to 3 hours with
harmless vegetable medicine. The worm pass
ing from the system alive. No fee asked until
the entire worm, with head passes. Medici
harmless, can refer those afflicted to the residents
of this city whom I have cured. At my office can
be seen hundreds of specimens, measuring fr
40 to 100 feet in length. Fifty per cent, of cases
of Dyspepsia and disorganizations of Li
caused by stomach aud other worms existing in
the alimentary canal. Worms, a disease of the
most dangerous character, are so little undcr
dical men of the present day. Call
iular which will given full des
cription and treatment of all kinds of worms.en
close 3 c
er or not they are troubled
writing and telling the symptoms. Ac., the Doc
tor will answer by mail. DR. E. F. KUNKEL,
No. 259 N. Ninth St., Philaoklioua, Pa. (Ad
vice nt office or by mail, free.) Seat, Pin aud
Stomach worms also removed.
stood by the
and see tho original and only
or send for
ent stamp for return of the same. Dr.
ncel can tell by seeing the patient whetli
ith worms, and by
NO EXCUSE FOR BEING SICK.
use Boscliee s German Syrup
ithout getting immediate relief and cure.
of Coughs, Colds
r disease of the Throat
that 1ms not been
ear for thn
have the first
vet to hoar f:
have distributed ev
free of ch.
250.000 sample bottle
gists in all parts of the United »States.
: »r prépar
Go to your Druggist,
a bottle for 75 cents
at ions such a test as
Dr. Cliftinbcrlaine, at
and try it—two dose
Mil relieve you.
ware of the quantity of iron in
the blood, but all should know the iiuj
up the supply,for debility,diseas
) supplies this vital element
(a protoxide of 1
and has cured many ehr
iovt* tin ir 1
1 stilt tin* pc
ist. tho *l>un
I - !
a thin« of
• for Co
f the feet.
«I all ul 1 1
mi— The in
,r tin- sufl'f
hl.*d with this j
1 as <1
Relief is i.
ly is unjianil
sing it with the most satisfactory
Hi udni '
i Dr. J. RrigK»'
a* "Pe'-dy ca
1 painful dit.
used it with
U known t
is who ;
full' d to K i
complaint«, it has
J. it. llrijtKs* "Throat and Lung Ileal
:8 of I
d all di.sc
st plentiful kind of
rk.-t. K v ci
old child t
hundred ; stylish, lu
the lined jO'undsirc
from tin- little th
who d.dly 1 '|
Is, dressed up
lives and iuevit
dandle-., with their patvnt loath
aide walking stick; the clorx:
clerk, artisan and mecl
ic. of All IV.
nilrt und otl
n full .apply of
11 of which
f tin- f.
î «if Briggs' Cu
uud Bullion ic
\11'! v i.i
by tlie us
ions, Ihiil Nails nml all Dis
. Cancers :ui«l Scrofulous Hun
1 Healing Institute, <W7 Bi
» & Co., 1
Du. .1. B
Dr. Briggs' Remedies for sale by
SAM'L It. STEPHENS & CO.
Also for sale by II. P. Baker, Odessa, Del.
THE OLD BANK
THAT NEVER SUSPENDS.
We Always Pay Depositors.
OYSTERS ALL THE TIME.
On and after Friday, Sept. 26, we shall bo*
pared to furnish Oysters
In and Out of the She»..
By the Gallon, Quart, or Hundred. We Imvt
also made arrangements for the accommodation
Of botli Ladies and Gentlemen,
And their orders for
STEWS, FRIES, &€.,
Will be promptly attended to. Mr. Wm. Kates
will hare charge of the Oyster Department, uud
his well-known reputation in the ovstcr business,
wc feel certain, will give entire satisfaction to all.
CAKES OF ALL KINDS
supplied for parties at short notice.
Foreign and Domestic Fruits.
GIVE US A CALL.
E. B. RICE,
Main St. Middletown, Del.
GOOD HOUSE-KEEPER. Must come well
Dr. Q. G. CHAMBER!. AINE.
IR,. ZED. SMITH
IS PREPARED TO FURNISH TnE
Citizens of Mlletown and Vicinity
OR ANY OTHER
WITH FRESH HERRING AND SHAD ,
By the Dozen or Hundred ,
EVERY MORNING, AT THE R. R. RES
TAURANT, UPON THE ARRIVAL OF
THE9 O'CLOCK TRAIN.
To the Public.
T AKE notice that the undersigned, from this
date, will have constantly on hand, at her
Store on Main street, Middletown, Delaware,
GROCERIES OF ALL KINDS,
FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC FRUITS,
Sliced Ham and Chipped Beef.
Also, everything in the Vegetable line in season.
Hoping to share a part of public patronage, I
shall do all I possibly can to please.
MRS. A. T. BRADLEY.
N. B.—Cash paid for butter and eggs.
rpUIE undersigned hereby gives notice
J- citizens of Middletown aud vicinity,
o to the
his old friends and customers, that he bus re
Fieldshoro to Middiet«
the shops formerly
.•copied by John C. Vandou
ik. where he
business in all its branches.
Will be done ii
xpericnce he feels
sured that he e
joyed for thei
He will alsi
d from the well-known and
hieb he has long cn
u factura, ho hoj
of the fi
for these articles,
to order the popular
JiEiP'Cull and learn prices.
FaslimMe Boot, Shoe and Hat Store
In Smyrna, Del.,
of Ladies', Misses'
and Children's Button GAITERS, made to order
and of varied styles
Latest styles of HATS const»
Goods at city prices.
Extra hand-made French Kip BOOTS and oth
er winter stock now offered at Cost.
R. M. k W. T. JOHNSON,
Feb 21-1 y
HILT & LTJNING-,
IMPORTERS k DEALERS in WALL PAPERS,
WIXDOW Sll IDES.
Lambrequins, Cornices, Curtain k Picture Loops,
Tassels, Bands, &e.
406 and 408 Arch Street,
P II I L A D E L P H IA .
Paper and Shades hung by competent work
men in city or country. N. B.—Store Shades
made to order. fapr 1 l-3m
HM1E GREVT AM EIIH AX COF
X FEE POT distils Coffee as clear as amber;
extracts all its strength; retains all its
aroma. The best thing ever offered. Price $2,sent
Call and see it in operation or
to any addr
send for illustrated circular. Territorial rights
RE WITT C. BROWN k CO.,
678 Broadway, N. V.
WOMAN TO THE RESCUE. ;
A STOKY OK THE "NKW CKC8AHK."
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T. S. ARTHUR'S latest
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A fitting sequel to his 'Man-Trap'
Nights,' will arouse the people like a trumpet
d sell like wildfire. Published at a low
i rapid sales and immense circula
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price to i
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for it. It will sell in dull times 1 1 Show it to
a man and he surrenders. It is sure every time.
Dou't bother with heavy books that nobody
wants. Humor is the thing that takes. Agents
wanted everywhere. Send for circulars nnd ex
tra terms to l ~
New York, Boston, or Chicago.
TO-DAY PUB CO., Philadelphia,
Mlllon* of Acres
RICH FARMING LANDS
NOW FOR SALE VERY CHEAP!
TEN YEARS CREDIT, INTEREST ONLY 6 PER CENT
Denoriptive Pamphlet*, with Sectional Maps, sent free.
a handsome Illustrated Paper, containing the
Homestead Law, mailed free to all parts of the
world. Address, O. F. DAVIS,
Land Commissioner U. P. R. R.
mar 7— 4L Omaua, Neb.
A WEEK TO AGENTS. Fastest selling
articles out. Three valuable samples
for ten cents. J. BRIDE, 707 Broadway, N. Y.
«d hair to a permanent black or brown and con
tains no poison. Trade supplied at low rates. Ad
dress MAGIC COMB CO.. Springfield, Mass. 4t
A BSOLUTE DIVORCES OBTAINED FROM
Courts of different States for desertions, Ac.
No publicity required. No charge until divorce
M. HOUSE, Attorney,
194 Broadway, N. Y.
WmtVimr Plonn Male or Feirmle < $ 30 A week
II UIaIII^ uluuu employment at home, day or
capital; instructions A valuable iwck
age of goods sent free by mail. Address, with 6
M. YOUNG A CO.,
173 Greenwich St., New York.
4 STYLES: one just out. The
very best Hand Seeders and
Cultivators for the farm
den. Light durable, unequall
cost in 2 days. Cir'ls of S. Allen A Co.
119 S. Fourth street, Pbila.
mar 21 —4t
AGENTS WANTED TO SELL THE LIFE OP
Full, complete and authentic. Sure to have n
large and rapid sale. Price low. Address Qua
ker City Pub. Co. 217 A 2Ï9 Quince St., Pbila.
Agents Wanted ! Diploma
aided for Holman's
HEW PICTORIAL BIBLES.
!200 illustrations. Address for circulars, A. J.
HOLMAN k CO., 930 Arch St., Pbila. Ap4 4t
P SYCHOMANCY, or SOUL CHARMING."
How either sex may fascinât« and gain the
love and affections of any person they choose in
stantly. This simple mental acquirement all can
possess, free by mail,for 25c. together with a mar
riage guide, Egyptian Oracle, Dreams, Hints to
Ladies, Wedding-Night Shirt,Ac. A queer book.
Address T. William A Co., Pubs., PhiJa. m21-4t
A new book on the art of
writing by sound; a complete system of Phoaetic
Short-Hand the shortest, most simple, easy, and
comprehensive, enabling anyone in a short time
to report trials,speeches.sermons.Ac. The Lord's
Prayer is written with 49 strokes of the pen,and
140 words per minute. The unemployed should
this art. Price by mail 50c. A guilts wanted.
Address T. W. EVANS A CD., 139 S. 7th St.,
April4-4w. Philadelphia, Pa.
THE UNIVERSAL MEDICINE
TRY IT. PRICE PER BOTTLE, 25 CENTS.
llEVBf&N HOYT, Proprietor,
2u3 Greenwich Street, Now York.
For sale by ull Druggists.
AVERILL CHEMICAL PAINT
Ready Mixed, 66 Shades.
Uuilon (nii m
. 10. SO Uni. Keg«.
CHEAP, BEAUTIFUL & LASTING.
Sold by all Paint Dealers.
ROBERT SHOEM 4 Si ER & CO.,
PIIII.-VUEI.PIII A AU K.\CY.
N. E. C
J. B. Funimouk & Co., Agents, Middletown, Del.
*. 4 th and Race Sts.
COUGHS, COLDS, 1 HOARSENESS,
AXI> ALL TSino.IT DISEASES,
WELLS' CARBOLIC TABLETS
ITT IT ONLY IX KI.l'E BOXES.
A TRIED AND S U R E R E M E D Y.
np I B-4t.
sale by Druggists.
PAY^S, AGENTS ! PAWS !
And learn that o
ew book is just out.
JOSH IIII,],I\(SS' PËX
rso the book will s
mister. Everybody's hungry for it. Send
•sters at n
Address, AMERICAN PUBLISHING
CO., Hartford, <
REIFF & CO.,
EXTRA FAMILY MINCE MEAT.
An nrtiok* for Pics prepared ready for use,
IT IS THE REST! TRY IT! USE
Sn!d I»y most iniovvvs.
Manufactured l»v F. CONROY*' & CO., 5 North i
Water Street, I'hiladilphia.
A MAIN OF A THOUSAND
SUM DTI OX, n
11. James was experimenting, he
of INDIAN HEMP, which
r lie givi
pt of two stamps to pa
HEMP also c
cs night-sweats, nr
stomach,and will break a fiesh cold
Address CRADDOCK .j* CO., 1032 Race Street,
2 t I
Phi la., un
Something to do that
O TT T F I T U R K E.
Large Cash Wages guaranteed for all, cither
sex, young or old ; can be done during leisure
time at your homes or pays imtnensuly to travel.
Large Salaries to Experienced Agents
Asplcndid outfit free. Write for it at once to
LÄRANE J* HALL, 10] North Charles .Street,
Tlie laiglu st Medic»! Autliorftcs
if Europe say the strongest Tonic, Purifier;
Geobstrueut known to the medical world is
It arrests decay of vital forces, exhaustion of the
nervous system, restores to vigor tho debilitated,
cleanses vitiated blood, removes vcseiele obstruc
Price $1 a bottle,
JOHN O. KELLOGG,
18 Platt Street, N. Y.
a year and two $5 Chromos for $2. Sample mag
uzitic and both chromos postpaid for öüc. Best
cash terms to agents ever offered. Agents make
$30 to $50 a week. Ukah this: "The Chromos,
ill Just One and 'Old Oaken Ducket,' given with
the Ladiks' Own Magazink, are first-class oil
"chromos, equal in nil respects to any $5 chromo
"in my store.—N. Gottmals , Wholesale Art Dealer,
Chicago. Address LADIES' OWN MAGAZINE,
New York City.
WE WANT 1,000 FIRST-CLASS
î to sell two of the most popular works
ever published :
TT. S. ZBOZCSTDS,
a record of prison life at Fort Delaware, by Rev.
I. W. K. Handy ; and
MARSHALL'S LIFE OF
GEN. ROBERT E. LEE.
Send for circulars at once.
Having rented the storehouse opposite the ttW*
tionul Hotel, formerly occupied by B. T. KntM
A Co., we Intend doing a commission business ia
GRAIN OF ALL KINDS ,
LAND A ND BUILDING LIME,
FERTILIZERS OF ALL KINDS,
Farming Implements oF All Ends.
THE BEST BRANDS OF FLOUR,
FEED, SEEDS & HARDWARE,
CO A L OF ALL KINDS.
We shall make It a specialty to get pure Seeds
direct from the grower.
We will take to sell on commission, or we will
consign for any parly, any kind of Produce, at A
small per centage.
Cash will be paid for Grain
there is a large quantity, if the seller should want
Goods delivered in town free of charge.
Hoping to share a part of the public patronage
we will try to please all.
B. A. WHITLOCK & CO.,
Opposite National Hotel,
Middletown, 1>ela warb.
WM. A. COMKGYB.
J. B. FOARD.
FOARD A C0MEGYS,
Grain Commission Merchants,
AND WnOLBBALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN
FLOUR, MEAL, FEED, &c.
A LB 0,
Sole agents for
HAMILTON'S CELEBRATED GRAIN AND
Also agents for the
SOLUBLE PACIFIC GUANO,
Which we can sell on to
ness of the times.
to suit the tight
All kinds of COAL constantly on fis nd, and for
ry lowest cash rates.
sale at the
BEST BRANDS OF FLOUR.
• store opposite the Ne
!1 times keep on hand a
a I Hotel, we
full supply of the above
and hope, by t»
ion to I
it a sh
the public patrona
ISAAC JONES. Jr.
AND WHOLESALE AHD RETAIL OBALEIW
COAL, LIME, FLOUR,
Agricultural Implemente, &o..' 2
Best Lehigh and Schuylkill anthracite nnd Cum
berland bituminous Coals ou baud
at all times.
LUMBER & HARDWARE.
J. B. FENIMORE & CO.
Opposite thk Dkpot,
DSALF.KS IN ALL KINDS ON
Lumber and Hardware,
BRICKS, LIME, IIA1R, S.V8I1, DOORS, BLINDS
MOULDINGS, PAINTS, OILS,
GLASS, ETC. ETC.
Constantly ou hand all kinds of
OR CORONER. At the solicitation of
friends, I will be a candidate for the nomi
nation for Coroner of New Castle County, sub
ject to the decision ot the Democratic Party.
Wilmington Hd., Fell. 28, 1874— tu.
S HERIFFALTY.—TO THE ELECTORS OF
New Castle County*—Gentlemen : 1 «gain
offer myself to your consideration ms u candidate
for the oflice of Sheriff; subject 1o the decision
of the Democratic Party. And pledge myself to
give the nomiuce a cheerful aud hearty support.
H. LAMBdON. L $
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