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EDWARD REYNOLDS, Editor. MIDDLETOWN, DEL. 8 ATURDAY MORNING, JENE 13, 1814. Thanim—H on. Eli Salisbury has our thanks for a copy of his very able and excellent speech en- the Civil Rights Bill in the U. 8 . Senate. New York is getting to be an intensely disloyal city. A "gentlemanly defaulter" stands but very little better chauve of escaping jail there than a common chicken thief would. I\ to it ed in as to The New York World and Times think Europe is on the eve of a tremendous war. If all the great wars thut " Europe has been on the eve of" within the last ten or fifteeu years, had taken place there wouldn't be much of the little conti nent left. We invite the attention of onr readers, espe efuH'y of our Republican friends, to the able,con vincing, manly article from the New York Times which we publish this week on onr first page. Coining from such a source, the leading journal of the Republican party in the United States, it ought to carry with it great weight to the minds of the members of that party. The Admission of Colorado. —On »ion of the rules, the House of Representavives, Monday, by a vote of 170 to 63, passed the >f Colorado as a state of suspen bill for the admissii til« Union. We cannot give, with certainty, just at pres it the number of inhabitants requited to entitle n state to admission to the Union, or, which is thing,, to a Representative in Congress, but unless the population of Colorado has grown with a the before equaled, it is not sufficiently large to eivtitle tlwit Territory to be c me a State. The npporliontment fixed upon by n recent Congress is not less than 120,000 for eacli Representative in Congress, at least. In 1870 the population of Colorado was less than 40,000. Of course it has not grown to 120,000 in less than four years. The action of Congress there fore is in direct opposition to their own law, ami the admission of Colorado without sufficient ei'i'iy population, can he placed upon no other ground than that on which Nevada was admitted : to secure two [more Republican Senators and one more Republican Representave ; as that Torrio ry always goes Republican. This is the great " moral party " that boasts of the honesty of its intentions. Tub County Meeting. —The Democratic meet ing held at New Custle last Saturday was one of the largest, most enthusiastic, determined and respectable political bodies ever assembled for the purpose that called this one together. When contrasted w ith the motley crowd that gathered in the same place a few weeks ago, the Democ racy ot Dehtw of their first meetiug in the campaign of 1874. No mixture of races was seen in this, but officers committees, speakers, audience, were all of the sutue race aud the same color. to be proud bave great re; minor topics gave rise to frequent and, at times, heated dis cussion among the nm the proceedings, the vast audience was orderly, and obeyed ibe rap of the President's gavel with l willingness, and submitted to Though difference of opinion :tive participants i a promptness his decisions with a readiness, seldom set dies so large. in bo One of the most pleasing features of the meet iug was the readiness with which the unsuccess ful advocates of a measure acquiesced in the will of the majority, betokening a unanimity which, in the language of the orators of the day, will, if wc be but true to ourselves, inevitably carry every thing before it at the approaching election, and inflict upon the e tien lies of our race and »State such a defeat that they from it. From the "signs of the times" and the indications that are daily gathered there can be doubt but thut a very large majority of the voting population of New Castle County favor the Democratic parly, and if Democrats will do their duty uad go to the polls and vote instead of remai ii iu g at home and allowing the election to go by default as they did in 1872, their cess is ns sure as human vill ver recover vents can be. its Bill. —In Mr. Lofla Ri b Civt the lower House of Congress on Monday, Ben. Butler renewed his motion for a suspension of the rules in order to take up the Supplementary Civil Rights Bill recently passed by the Seuate. Thunks to eleven Republicans and two Liberals from the West and South, who voted with the Democrats, his motion did not receive the neces sary two-thirds vote and consequently failed, a former n.oti to take up this IhII, Mr. Lofland, the Radical Representative whom the indifference ot Democrats in 1872 suf fered to be sent to Congress from Delaware, vot e i witU his party in the affirmative, the Republi can journals of the State have been most indus trious in their attempts to prove that ho is not in favor of it, but they assert that he is opposed to it. Not having seen a publication of the vote on the last motion, we do not know how Mr. Lof land did vote, but we know how he did not vote ; He did not vote against it. It is the sheerest nonsense for Republican gen tlemen to assert that a man is hostile to a mea Though sure who thus acts in regard to it. When mem ber* of legislative bodies are opposed to measures they usually do what they can to defeat them. Did Mr. Lofland do so? On the contrary he, at one time, cast his ballot in favor of the bill to which he is said to be opposed, and at the next hfe either voted as he did before, or he did not vote at all. At all events he is not among the honored few of bis party whose votes are record ed against this iniquitous bill. Had the thirteen Republicans who voted against tho bill, voted on tha other side, with their party, the necessary two-thirds would have been obtained, and then nothing butlhe yntt) of the President would bare prevented the Civil Rights bill with all its dis gusting and repugnant provisions from becom ing a law. Will the Republican papers still insisttbat Mr. LtfJbuxi is opposed to the Civil Rights Bill ? He may be opposed to it, but be certainly has a very strange way of Showing it. Anecdote a la the Mints Lamented " Jim, does ye link Snmbo'd steal?" "1 won't jis say dal, Mr. Cuff, but if 1 was 0 ohickcn au' dut nigger was in de yard I'd roost high, I would. Yer can draw de infer ence." 80 , if the Civil Rights bill is to be Ë again, es it undoubtedly will next would naher not trust Mr. Lofland, r republican ; and so, if we are not red, the people will think next fall. . Democratic County Meeting. A LAUGE AND ENTHUSIASTIC AUDIENCE. Appointment of the County Execu tive Committee, Judges of Nom ination Election, etc. NOMINATION ELECTION FOR SHERIFF AND CORONER FIXED FOR SAT URDAY, JUNE 20th. The Democratic County Meeting held at New Castle, last Saturday, was one of the largest, most enthusiastic and harmonious political as semblages ever convened in the ancient burgh. The morning train carried a good number of Delegates from Appoquinimink and St. Georges,, their number increasing at almost every station until they reached New Castle. At half past one I\ M. the "free" train from Wilmington ar rived, bringing a large number of "good men and true," swelling the already large assembly to a vast crowd, and marching up the street, headed by the Amphion Band of New Castle, to the inspiring music of " Hail Columbia Happy Land," they filed into the Court House, filling it to its utmost «/«wfing capacity. George Gray, Esq., chairman of last county meeting then call ed the assembly to order in the following short but excellent address :— Fellow Citizens • In calling this meeting to rrder 1 cannot refrain from congratulating the Democracy of Delaware upon tile bright skies which loom up from onr political horizon. The sun which is even now struggling through the clouds outside seems to me a hnppv harbinger of that political sun which shall dawn upon us at the ides of next November. (Applause.) It seems to me ns I look upon this assemblage, composed of the yeonmiiry of the county, that r hearts are actuated by one common impulse for the success of the time-honored principle of the great Democratic party. That party which our enemies have time and again proclaimed dead and tried in vain to bury, but. which now, reanimated and revivified, is stronger than in the hearts of the people. Our doctrines being reasserted and are vindicating themselves as the true and cardinal principles of our great government. (Applause.) One fact cannot be gainsayed. TUo Demo cratic party of Delaware comprises au over whelming majority of the white citizens of the State ; while the majority of the white people o the United States are members of the same party. These are facts from which all can take encour agement, for they tell us that the great party cannot die ns long as there are white principles to maintain. It is the mnintainance of these principles which has saved our own loved State from the condition of those States now under African rule, and there is no cause to doubt that all who arc opposed to the Africanization ill come into our ranks and help us coming campaign. At the close of Mr. Gray's address a tempora ry organization was formed by the selection, motion ofN. William?, of John P. Cochran, Esq., and on motion by Win. 1 Delaware chair ofSt. Georges, Dean, of Edward Reynolds, of Middletown, and by C. P. Johnson of N. B. Moindre, of Wilming ton, as Secretaries. The appointment of inittee on Permanent Organization to consist of move by Jof OUI • each Hundred wus th The fr prevailed and the sepli Roberts, chair, assisted by special request by gentleuen present from the different Hundreds, selected the following committee: Brandywine lid., John O'Byrne; Wilmington City, Jas. P. Hayes; Christiana, John W. R. Kilgore; New Castle, Win. Herbert; Mill Creek, Rich. G. Fisher; White Clay Creek, Jas. II. Ray; Red Lion, John W. McCall; Pencader, Jas. Nicholson; St. Georges, E. R. Cocli Rich. Ferguson. The committee retired and iu a few minutes reported the following peruiauent officers :— ; Appoquinimink :nt —John l'. Cochran, of St. Georges. Vice Presidents—J oseph Roberts, of Appo quiuimink, aud Robert N. Taylor, of Wilming ton. I to Secrktariks—E dward Reynolds, of Middle town, and II. B. Me In tire, of Wilmington. * A. B Cooper then moved the appointment of a committee on Resolutions and the follow ing gentlemen were selected :—A. B. Cooper, New Castle, Chairman ; Brandywine, John U Byrne; Wilmington, Wm. R. Hodgson; Christiana, Marshal Chandler; Mill Creek, E. Coates Mote; White Clay Creek, Win. Dean ; Red Lion, Alex. Biddle ; Pencader, S. C. Biggs ; St. Georges, 11. A. Nowluud; Appoquinimink, Alex. Dea kyne. A little ripple was created here through a mis take iu regard to the member of the committee from Appoquinimink, Samuel Townsend, Esq., having beard his name pronounced, understood thut he whs the member but on being informed of the mistake retired to bis seat, remarking that be didn't care as the position was not a very de sirable one, but be " didn't like the way it was done ns it smacked of wire pulling and he was opposed to anything of that kind." Un motion of Geo. Gray. Esq., a committee of one from each lluudred i nut ions for The committee were of New Castle, Chairman ; I» Hanby ; Wilmington, Geo. C. Ward ; Christi ana, Norris Wilson; Mill Creek, Joshua B. Barker; White Ciay Creek, James Springer; Red Lion, Dr. E. Worrell; Pencader, David Foard; St. Georges, Nath. Williams; Appoquin imink, D. C. Rose. l)r. Swithin Chandler then moved that the above committee be instrücted to report the names of three gentlcmeu from each Hundred for the Executive Committee iustead of one as here tofore. This was violently opposed by Mr. Townsend, who thought the increase would be of no advantage, it was advocated by Geo. Gray and sustained by the meeting. Townsend then moved that the nomination elec tion for sheriff and coroner he held on Saturday, June 20th. Carried. Mr. C. P. Johnson then moved that the last appointed committee be in led to report judges for holding the nomi nation elcctiou. Adopted. While awaiting the report of the committee on Resolutions, Hon. B T. Biggs was called for and made a stirring uddress predicting, " if vre are but true to ourselves," an overwhelming Demo cratic victory next fall, (wc regret that want of space will not permit us to publish his speech.) At the close of Mr. Biggs' remarks the committee on Executive Committee reported as follows :— the be the do appointed to report county Executive Committee, follows:—Geo. Gray, , Jos. of the Mr this suf vot in to on Lof ; COUNTY EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, Wm. Herbert, of New Castle, Chairman. Brandywine Ud.—Geo. W. Smith, Wm. E. Hanby, Titos. W. Bird. Wilmington—Johu P. Springer, R. H. Taylor, Milton Lackey. Christiana—J. Poulson Chandler, Robt. C. Justis, Adolphus Husbands. Mill Creek—Stephen Springer, Joseph Bough John Robinson. White Clay Creek—Wra. II. Smith, Joseph Denn, W New Castle—Wra. Herbert, J. Polk Silver, Thomas Holcomb. Red Lion—John T. Cheairs, Thomas Bird, John W. McCall. Pencader—J. Wilkins Cooeh, Sewell C. Biggs, John A. Moody. St. Georges—E. R. Cochran, Tlios. J. Craven, Wm. Polk. Appoquinimink—Rich. Ferguson, Jacob Dea kyne, F. T. Perry. They also appointed the following gentleuen JUDGES or ELECTION. Brandywine, East—-Isaac N. Grubb, Alfred D. Bird, George Clark. Brandywine, West—Benj. C. Fraim, Wm, Talley, Jackson Pierce. W iltuitigton—John H. Moore, Charles H. Bed ford, John W. Lynch, A. D. Chaytor, Edward H. Singles. Christiana, North—Joshua McCullough, Au* drew Alexander, Abraham Palmer. Christiana, South—John W. li. Kilgore, R. C. Justis, Tboraae Chandler. Mill Creek—George Medill, William Bobinson, Samuel Yearsley. White Clay Creek, East—Levi Ruth, &miuel Morrison, George Johnson. at to next not the on then bare dis Mr. He very the if yard infer be next not for White Clay Creek, West—James II. Ray, G. G. Kerr, Wra. H. Smith. Castle—Gardner L. Jamison, Israel H. Fols, Win. McCoy. Red' Lion, East— J. T. Cheairs, Wm. R, Bright, Benjamin N. Ogle. Red Lion, West—Thomas Bird, William II. Newton, Alexander M. Biddle. Pencader—Charles A. Luni. W. Pierce Iflggg, William B. Foard. St. Georges, East.—Purnell J. Lynch, William Cleaver, of John ; Coluinhus Watkins. St. Georges, West—John Morrison, John Cochran. M. E. Walker. Appoquiniiniuk, North—John C. Wilson, Wm. A. Dudley, Cyrus Tatmnn.* Appoquinimink, 'm. E. Evans, Robert Geston. r N i. South—Thomas Bratton, \\ RESOLUTIONS. Alexander B. Cooper, Esq., from the Coramit Kesolutions reported the following: The Democratic party of New Castle county pledges itself to the inaintainance of the follow a 1 ing principles: 2. The right of the States to administer their government in their own way, subject only to the limitations imposed by the Federal Constitu tion, strictly constructed in favor of the Rights of the States. 2. A tariff for revende only. 3. An irredeemable currency is the fruitful parent of public and private extravagance and dishonesty, and should be remedied at wise legislation. 4. The repeal of the tax imposed by the United States on the circulation of the State banks. 5. Such amendments to the cotrstitrou of our State as shall provide for increased tion of this county in the Lower House of the General Assembly, and.the election of Represen tatives and members of the Levy Court by dis tricts. C. Economy and honesty in the administration of the General and State Governments. 7. We believe in the superiority of the white race, and regard any attempt to effect social equality by Legislative ures as fraught with danger to our institutions, und to the best interests of both raues. The policy of the Civil Rights Bill seeks to in vade the sanctity of our homes, cord into our churches and schools. D passed, it will subvert the right of the State to regulate the domestic life of her citizens, and w»R im properly legalize a condition of'hi to the natural laws of God. selvc by other coe meas d to inject dis gs tepng We pledge to oppose in every way the aiders, sup porters aud advocates of the lueassure. R. We do further take occasion sincere and hearty approval of the c lions. Thomas F. Bayard and Eli Saulsbury, i the Senate of the United States. Whilst by the . faithful discharge of duty they have e commendation, by their great ability and chival rous bearing, they have excited our highest ad miration. Mr. N. Williams moved that the 4thresolution then suggested to express our ! course ot the ! Saulsbury, in ! be struck out. that the resolutions be read •as done. When the fourth wn Mr. Williams repealed his motion, send seconded i Mr. Wm. De 1 ado,Hod seriatim which .•ached d denounced state banks id their notes, declaring he never wanted to see in. He praised the greenback c id cd Senators Bayard and H; opposing inflation, resolution because be didn't believe i de lsb lie wus opposed the 4th sking do what they had done illegally: taxing Congress to uu that they had State 1 liât i Mr. Dean lav right to pass I t ut' existence ft long speech showing up the advantages of state banks er national bunks •d the resolution i ith plenty of cur tc. J John O Byrne, Esq. also favored the resolu tion, on the ground that the bank tax h infringement on State Rights and ought tobe repealed. Finally a vote wus taken aud the resolution The rest were the dopted. adopted without further discussion, rhole. James 11. Ray, Esq., then offered the follow .•raly, aud the Resolved , That the candidates for the Legisla ture and Levy Court for the app paigti be chosen by ballot in the differ dreds of the county, and ia the wards of the city of Wilmington. This gave rise to the most exciting debate that lmd yet taken place. Mr. Townsend was strong ly in favor of nomination by ballot and declared that convention noiniuati trolled, more or less, by rings and cliques. He thought if the Republicans could trust negroes to make their nominations we ought to be able d willing to trust our white voters to do it.— He appealed to the "people assembled " to tain the resolution. Mr. Dean opposed it and declared that a like experiment made several years ago had caused the defeat of the Demo cratic party in this county through the selection of an obnoxious eaudidnto. Jus. 11. Ray endorsed the ted the instance referred to by Mr. De said it occurred only that that a comuiiitec had been appointed at iug four years ago but had tailed to port. Tlios. M. Ogle said that an attempt w at a former meetiug to have adopted but that it w d that it w us " c l 11 soldi i d rem and •e. He also said •et ukc a i c made solution similar gagged" on the the rules."— He suggested that that rule be rescinded. John O'Byrne didn't know what the rule was, but no rule, lie considered, was strong enough to restrain the people in convention assembled iu the assertion of their rights. He appealed to the people, and advised them to stand up for their rights. Mr. N. Willii trary gro ised a point of order that the rules themselves provide that all alterations d amendments shall be made at the September convention. Mr. Townsend said, "damn the rules," I ap to any peal to the people, they rules, and should wipe out all such gag laws. The chair e super tiered the rules to he read and sustained the point of order. Mr. Hayes then moved that a committee be ap pointed to prepare a rule, similar to the resolu tion offered, and report at the September con vention. Adopted, and committee appointed as follows : Ilayes, Wilmington, Marshall Chandler, Christi ana; Joshua B. Barker, Mill Creek; Wm. Dean, White Clay Creek; John 11. Rodney, New Cas tle: Dr. E. Worrell, Red Lion; James Nichol son, Pencader; H. A. Nowland, St. Georges; Sand. Townsend, Appoquinimink. The following resolution was then offered by Wm. Dean : Resolved , That the city of Wilmington be allow ed twenty delegates to the county convention, or two delegates from each of the ten wards. Referred to Committee on Rules. John O'Byrne wus then called for and enter tained the assemblage in a short but eloquent address, in which he urged the utmost unanimi ty and harmony in the party, advising that all difficulties be fought out in convention and that we go to the polis in solid array and " utterly rout the enemies of our race, horse, foot and dragoons." John O'Bryne, lbadywine; Jas. P. New Castle. Letter fr< Nfav Castle, Del., June 8 th, 187-1. Dear Transcript ;— The presence here, on Saturday, of your edi tor makes it unnecessary for me to describe the incidents of the late interesting, rousing meeting of the Democrats of this county. The large crowd in attendance, its high re spectability in point of character and intelligence; its orderly deportment, intense enthusiasm, prompt and energetic dispatch of business ; its concise, clear and unequivocal enunciation of principles ; the eloquence of the speakers, who, iu some instances, were so prolific of ideas, that, notwithstanding a wonderful command and ~ ' of language, and an apparently limitless vocabu lary, their words, in the vain altampt to keep pace with the lightning speed of their glowing thoughts, camo at a rattling gait, hurrying,bust ling and gyrating, jostling and pushing each oth er out of their appropriate places—now bounding with a hop, skip and jump, then, with the activ ity of an acrobat, turning summersaults, and, anon, making flying leaps through the air, pro ducing in the minds of the inattentive a shadow of suspicion that in the profusion of thoughts there might he some confusion of mind ; the gen tle insinuation of ring-work and wire-pulling the seemingly wrath;/ accusation, aud, finally, the fraternal feeling and harmony with which the proceedings of one of the most interesting meetings I ever attended closed, with the cordial derstandmg that every battery would hence forth he turned against the common enemy— these and more will he so much better described by Mr Reynolds than 1 can explain them, that I shall forbear making the attempt. There is one subject, however, in connection with that really pleasant meeting that I shall beg r or space to discuss, briefly. The motion to in definitely postpone the 4th article of the platform reported by the committee was made by a gen tleman for whom I entertain the highest respect. fully conscious of his well-deserved reputa tion for honor and honesty. I aware of the great extent and remarkable accu racy of his information, and of the maturity and soundness of his judgment; hut 1 am constrained, nevertheless, to question the correctness of his conclusions upon that important subject. The 4th Article simply demands " the repeal of the tax, by the U. S. Government, upon the circulation of the banks of the States." Against its adoption, iny friend urged the single objec tion that he did not will est saying and the the the with sober at i. , also, well cusing year '28th from what ful er ns this reply off to rish the Democratic Party to be "committed" to the doctrine of issuing pa per money by banks chartered by the State. Did he mean to intimate that the idea of that article is a novelty, and that the advocacy of it involves a "new departure"? Certainly he could but how else can his objection apply? Would the chartering of banks by the State, the future, be the inception and inauguration of that practice? It is sufficient to propound the question, simply. No reply is required ; for ev ery 1 f> year old boy is ready with the answer which his own experience suggests. Fr early period in the history of fore und since the Revolution—till 1800, banks were chartered by the States without exception, 1 believe. Were those charters gr administrations of the State Governments, by parties opposed to the De ta inly not. Is it true, then, that even to advo cate the chartering of banks by States would be to "commit" the Democratic Party to a; trine? Why, manifestly and certainly the advocacy of the repeal of an •onstituti trv—be go d only by 110 son, his the from eight were, ed ed have at ratio Party ? Cer cle doc ot.— How, then, 1 prohibitory tax upon of hanks already in being—banks in tac», chartered by Democratic Legislatures, nr.d are older than the Radical par ly—be to ' commit" the De doctrine, or practice? The banks, once. They had bee the circulât i •hicli .•ratio party to that ere loug in cxist •gularly and properly chartered, had paid for their charters, and rights had vested under them. Moreover, they funush l, redeemable iu s that redeemable I have said, . . . . ']*| u . good circulating medii specie. They might restore to currency ; but here stands the V. S. ( ! with a prohibitory ! !l3 potent to restrain the ! states, as if they hud he , d M' 'timen tux of 10 per cent, winch is •tion of banks of the abolished by st« •eminent of the United States the bands of the Radicals, did by indirection that which it did not dare ides towards centralization, concentration and despotism, it grasped the money power, and ef fectively strangled and paralized the State hanks. Know ing it could not abolish them, it neverthe the State banks a state of ax il flagrant violation of the ns advocated iu the 1 st Ar ttiled to do directly. : less produced i phyxia. rights of the States, tide of This id • platform, .'hidi. to hi and 12 oilier times and circuinstant than those in which it was effected, would ha De id Every intelligent knows, I suppose, that the Radical Party, during the last fourtec have ridde rough-shod ottr laws and consti tions ; and erous powers which they y flueuce mi rc\ ly thpie was not of the >•!»-*«*, tlmt ga o such d sub controlling olutionizing sa, to verting the gover huh wer ■stablished its I r fathers, s till der dise now With their grasp upon the defi ey bugs they hid s,and ruthlessly throttled the stiluti ■e to c States tions i d peoples. And , when the indien : favorable to return to the good old paths; when the frenzy, which, engendered by war, ruled the hour, is succumbing to cooler, calmer judg lien passion is subsiding and j to be about to assert li'er reason can it be, undcmoc to the States of a right? tie to d< d the rcstori the He able and I ! It is not a proposal, remember, to launch upon earnest, lauda to steer the old Ship of State upped chnn stuldish the d unk •as: but bio. patriotic effort back into oft-tried » weis. It is d thoroughly effort, indeed, to re old and well-defined Democratic li tween Federal and State po cle does uot in fact "c< son, either expressly oi of banking whatever. S. G talions be The 4tli Arti y party or per ■ implied! y theory to s to the U. 'stand back and keep your in trusive bauds out of our State affairs." To 'commit" the Demociatic Party—forsooth!— Why tlmt glorious old party was "committed " to tiie doctrine and practice of chartering banks, by the States, before my friend or his father be •as born. let fore him' 1 havc.not attempted to lay bare, as I might'ha done, the impolicy of this prohibitory tax, but have simply sought to show its inc and said tency ith Democratic, State Rights and practice. It would be easy to show these times of der the coin d antagonism •et doctri i c that great distress d decided relief i ight be effected, of the iniquitous National Bank d this unconstitutional tax cannot -Inch billed opera ti ing S.vste be a Honied. the was, to for .Suppose, for example, that the Cilizei tional Bank of Middletown had $80,000 in gold d could issue, as in mile bellum notes, thus giving to abundant and a redeemable »' Na lines, $ 120,000 your people both It currency, would it not ease very greatIv "th y ? But there stands the U. 8 . Gov the exercise o! liters •ped power,with that ap any inconstitutiunnl prohibitory tax shall not do it. d says Thus the United States ight of tho State of Delaware, ami vir ks of thei 3 violates : tuully dep robs her people of vested lights, present dilemma, permits the States es her b charters, and the •i t her gives relief herself, nor • the people to help them and Selves. ap con as Cas by or enter all that and I have sought this opportunity to briefly pre iew3, because they did not see linds of the speakers sent 11 to Saturday, strike the with their full force. IS very render of the papers both of our Senators have the Senate of the United States, me tho repeal of this obnoxious tax from citizens of Moue Anon. ist know that P. jccntly presented to in Is lor this ÎStute. Agricultural Exhibition at Middle town. The farmers and fruit growers town deserve credit for tho pluck and ifested by their determination to hare fair. The attempt has been lingering • some reasons. nd Middle enterprise nual exhibition made here at Wilmington mid after effort it finally failed, but there and very strong ones, teo, why the prospects for success at Middleton annual exhibition* here got to be more and more merely advertising displays for city manufacturers and meetings for horse racing. They t eased to be in any peculiar way identified with the country rallier than the city, and the farmers took less and less interest in them. We do not think that a good, square, honest horse race between home steeds does any harm at a fair of lliis kind, nor do we see any impro [iriety in the display of all kinds ot manufactured articles with the opportunity offered to examine ; better than here. The 187-1. edi the re its of who, that, ~ ' keep oth activ and, pro gen ; finally, which cordial and compare them with each other, but wlienev these get to be the primary objects, and the display of stock and agricultural products is con fidcred secondary and unimportant, there longer a reason for the existence of an agricultu ral fair, and, by a wise law of nature, even salt t save it. Middletown is situated in the very heart of the richest agricultural regiou of this State and one of the richest anywhere. It is in the midst Jof the greatest peach growing country on this earth and there is no reason why on annual exhibition of farm and orchard products, i»nd of the con stantly improving stock of our farmers should not bo so attractive as to never become seconda ry to other attractions, and the distance of tha exhibition from this city will contribute to this result by making it all the more necessary to keep it specially interesting to country people in order to secure attendance. We cordial/, wish the new enterprise success, aud we doubt not it will achieve it, if those man aging it will keep uppermost the idea that it is to be an agricultural exhibition which farmers are to control and manage, and will discourage the tendency to make it a mere horse-race, which er will properly alienate from it the sympathy and support of many whose help is essential to success. do not think a little hon to mince matters by As we have said, est racing—we don't saying "trials of speed"—by horses from this and neighboring counties will do any harm, but the introduction of the most famous heroes of the turf will spoil all enjoyment thereafter for the trotting of ordinary steeds, and will bring with it a train of evils which will surely kill any exhibition depending for support on the staid, sober and thoroughly respectable farmers of this county and State. The voice of the pool-seller, at an exhibition of this kind, is the voice of doom.— Every Evening. For the Middletown Transcript. Mr. Editor — Dear Sir :—Lnst Saturday there appeared an anonymous squib in your paper ac cusing the Every Evening's correspondent from Middletown of making a false report of the students of Middletown Academy ; saying that he reported the said students ns being drunk last year at their picnic. Now, Mr. Editor, if this anonymous writer will get the E. E. of May the '28th he will find that item reads far different from what he reported in your paper. This is what it said : "The students ought to be care ful who of the outsiders they invite for ata form er picnic some of them were intoxicated." And ns Mr.-well, I will not mention his name this time, was one of the outsiders, he saw fit to reply to the communication and tried to turn it off on the students. But, however, if he promises to keep sober next time perhaps we will let him A Student. do 6 lt go June 4th, 1874. ble or There aro 140 newspapers printed in Texas, 110 of which nave been started since the war. l' Roi est Mort — Vive T Roi. —J. Edgar Thom son, President of the Penn. R. R. Co., died at his residence iu Philadelphia two weeks ago Inst Thursday, and on Wednesday of last week Col. Thomas Scott, first Vice President, was unani mously elected President. A post mortem examination has been made of the body of George Cordes, who died of trichii from eating raw' ham. A powerful microscope showed thousttiidsof trichina,moving like snakes resembling a boa constrictor. In a space of one eight of an inch sixty-five wore counted. There were, doubtless, millions in the body. He suffer ed terribly before death. Judge Rice and the Circuit Court clerk, Prig more, of Jefferson comity, Arkansas, recently rested on charges of treason, have been releas ed on $10,000 bail each. Quite a number of Brooksites who fled at the time of the surrender have returned to Little Rock.* Brooks himself is the streets daily. Everything is quiet, and matters arc about as usual prior to the late dis turbance, except that a small guard is now kept at the State House. ATTENTION, DEMOCRATS. N O M I N A T ION E LKCTI O N. In accordance with nocrntic C the ßth inst., passod at the y Meeting held at New Castle n Election for the purpose of didates for the offices of Sheriff and Coroner will be held at the usual places ul voting in the several Hundreds of this County Saturdayf the 20th i 12 M. to* 7 P. M. so Inti De nominating i . Polls will be open from in St. Georges Hundred the electi< ill be Jr., in Odes s and at the Middletown, for the livid at the Hotel of Edward Sill sa, for the voters of East St. Get Hotel of Alex Maxwell, iu voters of West St. Georges. All Democratic citiz to participate in the selection of their c .* cordially invited didates. Judges of Election for W. St. Georges, of John, I Judges of Election J K John Mohiuson, John Cochran, M. E. Wau 1 HR, Wm. Cleavki for Cast St. Georges. «us Watku $au jAdiTi'iiüi'mcnts. 200~HANÜS AND ORGANS New and Second-Hand, of first-class makers, il! lie sold at Lower Price? for cash, or juts, or for rent, in citv tli, by HORACE WATERS à SON, -er before offered in Specialty : Pianos and Organs to ney pays the price of the in strument. Illustrated catalogues mailed. A large discount to Ministers, Churches, Schools, [Joe 13-41 ! stnll ing thi No. 4SI Broadway, than New York. let til the rent t Lodges, etc. kUVV £ a ESTABLISHED 1853. Of the latest and most beautiful designs, and all other Slate work hand ade to order. Factory and sales-ronms. No. 1210 Ridge Av. WILSON & MILLER, Philadelphia, Pa. J nc 13—12t. Write la II. I.IVtJOl.X, Him York Co., Pa., for samples, price list, érc., f his celebrated LINEN AND CARD MARKER d Most Durable er invented. Partieula It is the Neatest, Cheapest tide of the kind J 13—41. LOYERS OF FINE POULTRY! The undersigned would respectfully call your attention to the choice collections of FINE FOWLS v offering for sale (for breeding purposes) at very low prices, considering the high standard of their pedigree. The varieties consist of the following : vhich he is "WILLIAMS," "DARK BRAMAS" bred fr< " 1IERST1NES " and " IMPORTED STOCK." "PARTRIDGE COCHINS," bred from IMPOR TED STOCK. "BUFF COCHINS," bred from "CHURCH MAN'S STOCK." be n T «T 5 T'rfnT' jTBÏÏÂ. Mffl ■ i* LULlim Lib. - BRONZE TURKIES, from B. F. Lewis' prize Stock. EGGS of all the above for sale. Call and ex amine them, or address HENRY CLAYTON, MT. PLEASANT, DELAWARE. January 17, 1874-lyr. the Jof tha to in is The long-contested suit of the FLORBNCK SBW1NC* MACHINE! COMP'Y, against the Singer, Wheeler & Wilson, and Gro ver & Baker Companies, involving over $250,000, Is finally decided by the Supreme Court of the United States in favor of the Flohknce, which alone has broken the monopoly of high prices. TUE NEW FLORENCE Is the only machine that sews backward and for ward, or to right and left. Simplest—Cheapest —Best. Sold for Cash only. Special terms to Clubs and Dealers. Florence, Mass. April, 1874.—8t Hungarian and Millet Seed, Hew Crop Turnip Seeds, Buckwheat, Cast Steel Iron Frame Cultivator, superior to anything in the market ; Berry Boxes, Peach and Truck Baskets for sale by C. B. ROGERS, 133 Market Si., Phila. June 5-21 JJcui ikdücrtißcmfiü». Casho Machine Comp'y NEWARK, DELAWARE, MANUFACTURERS OF THE UNRIVALLED PATENT "DIAMOND STATE n THRESHER AND CLEANER, AND OTHER FIRST-CLASS MACHINERY, MILL AND FACTORY WORK, &c. We claim for the DIAMOND STATE SEPARATOR: Simplicity, Durability and Capacity to do good work in all kinds of grain, and with any kind of power, from 'I or 3-horse tread, 4 or 6 -horse sweep power, or a 4, 5 or 6 -horse agricultural engine. 1st. It separates the straw from the grain perfectly. The oscillating movement of the Corru gated Shakers makes its separating the simplest and most complete of any machine in the market. or waste grain, ou account of an Improved lt has no rakes or beaters. It will not throw Straw Agitator. 2 nd. The Riddles are constructed differently from any other machine in the market. The dou ble motion of the Fan, the manner in which the grain strikes the Riddles, makes its cleaning gram entirely free froai straw, été., and perfectly fit for market. 3rd. It has an Adjustable Concave and Feeder Duster, which protects the feeder from dust.-— This machine lma only two belts, is easily handled, and runs lighter than any other machine buHt, doing the same amount of work. It can be run from either side of the machine, either by gear or belt. These machines arc built of the best material, are well finished, strong and durable. When 1 clean from 15 to 50 bushels of wheat per hour, according to •bine, fully believing It fills all the re do GOOD WORK under all cir cumstances, aud sold at a LOW PRICE. This machine is well adapted to threshing cloverseed. •hinc to thresh parties want their power, we solicit an cxi d trial of ination quiremeuts s long needed bv farmers, viz : achinethat MACHINERY. We ore iifso mann fort nr ing Sniffle, celebrated ERA TT 'HOUSE HA KE, CultIrutors, Wool Sc ml Paper Machinery, wheels, from 3 to 1 '2-horse power ; whew desired, we put locomotive Smoke-Stack* with Spark-Arrester, on this Emjiue ; where Break Doubletrees and Neck York are wanted, extra $-•>. TRUCK WAGONS for Separator» and Machines, mount ed or not, as preferred. ml Double-Geared 1IORSE POWERS, the 'trs, Feed Rollers and AGRICULTURAL ENGINES, mounted other Woo len THE CASHO IMPROVED TREAD POWER: It runs light, gives good power, and walks the horses slowly. ßäS* ALL MACHINES WARRANTED AS REPRESENTED. ill please be particular to menti STRAW STACKERS f s ordering Machines the kind wanted—Belt or ished when desired. Geared,—also route to be shipped. REPAIRING of Mill Work & Machinery CAREFULLY ATTENDED TO, FOR MACHINES, ADDRESS Casho Machine Company, NEWARK, DELAWARE. For Sale liy FOARD & COIEGYS, Agents, Middletown, Del May 30-4in. I I CABBAGE PLANTS FOB SALE. ,, r „ fJpiIE at ton t i lnbers of far hands to ! ho have large called to my Celebrated feed h this s (raised exclusively i for several by my brothers and ivswlf.) of planting ; is the It wilt head ye up iu sixty dais fr ti t en derest a:, d best eating, and weight of crop than any other cabbage planted, j Good strong Plants ready by June 10th. t PUICK : 40 eh.. !*r 100 : S3.5U per 1 « 00 . | . ALSO, FOTTLEE'S BRUNSWICK A SD Premium Flat Dutcli CAUBAGE PLANTS, Raised fro Ready by the latter part ol June. the best o^' seed, and t to head. PRICE: 30 cts. per 100; $2 f>0 per 1000. nnot afford ab hage for y but the best, plants will get the sn arket und l pers 1 to plant y ing kinds that I plant myself. ! j . ! HENRY CLAYTON, Mt. Pleasant, Woodsidc Nursery, May 30, '74. Delawi CORNS, BUNIONS. lion- they sting, I». act t ii ml !> U In vat re 1 tli I kni il l.ra.l risti tho sharp* we II* i still the I ;ut, hack. I U fell ; i- - ali thing of ! »tiling s hut Hrigg , liunion gi A lleviat f ring Nails, ar.»l all ill f the fe Ing Piles ! Piles Î I I: Externa I.« i. ITU I 1 l>v tli«- di e, in it.* fortunate cnougl ise sullen ins, ts ku lie afflicted with it. The sleepless nights the haggard looks of the suffi .•unity of the pi p -vailing dis« ly to th t : - - fortiiblc d I - it if Hrigg i bird Hill li. ualrd in then PI •ly ; Relief is immediate wl I for tills great remedy is unparnl sntisfactory d as directed. I ici •f The im cited. se de sing it with the i Ik ds a results. Headache Headache, Neuralgia and Ner vous Diseases. The wonderful for the speedy effect oi Dr. J. Briggs' All ,*ntinned very ; • of the »lx is known to many thou qualified sueeess. Ill complaints, it h d painful disease, I - ho Ii it with ï of th » give immediate relief, enumerated ivcr fail Consumption. ïï:"h„ »«.„», J. B. Briggs' x Throat and I.ung Healer is a pleasant, Whooping Cough, yngitis, Sore Throat, d dreaded disens agreeable and Croup, Hoarsen A stimm, Consumption, and chest. C (4 NT ^ re A*« most plentiful kind of grain in VJ O the market. Every one has a supply, from tiie little three-ye verging o' who daily promt nedy for Coughs Bronchitis, L d all diseases of tiie thront, lungs old child to the uged grands ire a hundred ; stylish, handsome young ladies de fiiHliionnble resorts; iniddie-ngo«! ins; old maids, dressed up with their patent loath app , kid gloves young K«.v; dandies, able walking stick; tho-clergy clerk, artisan am a full supply of c orntiona of the feet, all of which >' by the I "<■! î. hat^naBs d stations,have md other noth- ! s, buni banished c of Briggs' Corn and Bunion remedies, Alle via d Curative. Corns r 1 î ed tor 3. Bail Nails et, Cancers am &c., skillfully and successfully treated d all Diseases of the d Scrofulous Humors. Piles, ! at the great cen tral Chirropodical and IlealiiiK Institute, f>U7 Broadway, Dr. J. Hikous & Co., Prop. Dr. Briggs' Remedies for sale by 8AM'L R. STEPHENS & CO. March 21-ly. Middletown, Del. Also for sale by H. P. Baker, Odessa, Del. New York. AUCTION SALE! AT THE Middletown Academy, SATURDAY, JUNE 13, 1874, At 2 p. m., 5 Bedsteads, one never used; 1 LARGE GRAND PIANO, ^ TERMS: Sums under $20, cash; above $20, four months 0:1 note with approved endorser, in terest added. H. A. WOOD. S. M. Enos, Auct. 1 large Centre Table, marble top ; 1 Marble Top Wa 8 hstand, 1 Wax Cross, 8 Stoves, 1 set of Parlor Cane-Seat Chairs, 1 Extension Table. Al so, Book Cases, Rocking Chairs, Couch, Bureau, Clocks, Dishes, Lamps, Ac., Ac. may 30»ta HARVESTERS. BUCKEYE MW PEER, OH A MPI ON DR OP PER, EXCELSIOR DROPPER, WOOD'S SELF RAKE, BUCKEYE SELF RAKE, CHAMPION SELF RAKE . WOOD'S MO WEH, CHAMPION' MO WER, BUCKEYE MOWER, CRA WFOltD'S MO WER, ADVANCE MOWER. I Tl! I CA S TEEL- TOO TH WHEEL RAKE, STONER STEEL-TOOTH WHEEL RAKE. REAPER AND MOWER CASTINGS OF ALL KINDS , constantly hand. E. T. EVANS & CO. Carriages! # y J. M. COX & BRO. MIDDLETOWN, DEL, A splendid stock of Carriages now on baud. Repairing promptly attended to. May 30th, 1874-3m. LIVINGSTONE IS DEAD. For 30 years millions have intently watched his perilous yet heroic struggles, and grand a chievemcnts, and now eagerly desire the Com plete Life-History of this world-renowned hero and benefactor, which unfolds also the curiosities and wealth of a wild and wonderful country. It is just ready. 2,000 agents wanted quickly. Ono | agent sold 184, another 196 one week. Fo par ticulars, address HUBBARD BROS, either Phila., : Boston, or Cincinnati, O. utay 30-41