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____j ! EDWARD REYNOLDS, Editor. SATURDAY MORNING, MARCH 6, 1875. -- <■ - - - — ..up, Since assuming its new typogrsphical dress, the Cecil Democrat is on« of the handsomest papers that comes to our office. MIDDLETOWN, DEL. We are heartily glad to see this I marked improvement as the Democrat ia one of our best as well as favorite exchanges. The Commercial thinks that "fiends," "devilish malignity," "insatiate love of power" &c , are the most appropri ate phrases in which fo characterize its description of radicalism. Well, we will accept the amendment. Perhaps that paper is right. a a to to in by of of of all to An interesting communication on the subject of "Sheep Husbandry" from Wm. Dean. Esq. is published on our fourth page this week. We are always glad to receive letters on such topics this—barring his strictures on the Senator who voted for the dog bill— and feel justified in saying that they are read with interest by the large ma jority of our readers. as "Tha wish ia father of the thought." The Wilmington papers saw the county division meeting at the City Hall, last Wednesday night, from different stand points. The Republican, Every Even ing and Gazette, though the latter op poses division, say it was large and en thusiastic, and attended by an intelli gent audience, while the Commercial says "the attendance was small through out" and that "very few prominent persons were on hand." Now evidently somebody is wrong, and which shall we believe, the three, or the one ? The Free School Bill. —The "Act in relation to free schoola in this State," recently introduced into the Legislature, provide* for theoreation of • State Beard of Education to oonaiat of the Governor and throe county superintendents, whose duties shall be to hear appeals and de termine all matters of controversy be tween Superintendents, Teachers and Commissioners, and make an annual report of the condition of the public schools in the different counties. It also provides for tho annual apoint ment, by the Governor, of a Superin tendent of Free Sehools in each county, who "shall visit every sebool in the county at least twice a year ; shall note number of scholars, ths condition of the buildings, grounds &c., the quali fications of ths teachers, the method of instruction, the conduct of the scholars and the government of the school, aad from the notes thus taken shall make a report to the Board of Education of the condition of the schools in the county." He shall examine all appli cants for positions as teachers in the public sehools, and shall give to all who are competent a certificate, which when countersigned by the county Treasurer, upon the payment by the applioant of a fee of $5.00, shall en title the holder to the position of teach er in accordance with the grade of his certificate. These superintendents shall each receive a salary of twelve hundred dollars per annum, and shall not be al lowed to engage in any other business. to of is no is The Failure of the Force Bill.— We confess to having experienced an inexpressible sense of relief since Thurs day, the 4th inst. To know that the Forty Third Congress bad passed out of existence without accomplishing its base design of enacting the infamous "Force Bill" is joy unspeakable. A great weight of anxiety bas thus been lifted from our mind, end we breathe freei than we have done for many a day. Of all the iniquitous schemes which were conceived by the corrupt minds of that bad Concress, not one was so con spicuously unconstitutional, or so preg nant with "hatred, malice and all un ehari tableness, box, full of evil and mischief—a very magazine af wrong, violence and revo lation. Truly the defeat of such a measure is abundant cause for grati tude to God—tbe great dispenser of •vents ! The last two weeks of the last ses sion of tbe late Congress were the most critical in the history of the Govern ment of the United States. Never be fore has our Republicanism received •u«b a strain. That its complete sub version waa deliberately meditated, in tended end planned, there is not room for the shadow of a doubt ; and but for the patriotism of a few of the members of the Republican party—for the Dem ocrats were unable to accomplish its salvation without their aid—the over throw of the Government, as framed by our forefathers, would have been an accomplished fact. It was the last desperate game of gamblers for power ; the violent despair ing death-throe of the unprincipled third termists. Its failure has saved the constitution and preserved the lib erties of tbe people : but it has destroy ed Grantitm. It has left Grant's ad ministration without a party in Con gress, and has turned him over to the contempt of all patriotic citizens. Poor Grant! As a soldier, bis only distinc tion will arise from his utter disregard ef human life; as a civilian, his admin istration will only be mentioned to be execrated, and as a despot—which role he aspired—his ambition is disappointed n It was a Pandora's to a to •te I and be i8 a defUDCt ' p«*"« "Imperial Cæsar, dead and turned to clay, ! Will serve to stop a crack to keep the wind away." State Ain to Corporations. —There is an eld and familiar aphorism which says " If you want to keep your credit ..up, pay your money down," the truth of which we opiue will be disputed by the nobody. Another piece of wholesome our advice which, if followed, would be a this I most excellent preventative of bank ruptcy is, "Pay as you go." The !at ter, while it is always good and souod, may not always be expedient, but the former can, and should, be always borne in mind. By paying your money aud meeting your obligations when they are due you will always be able to keep your credit up to the very highest point. This advice is equally as applicable to States as to individuals. The rev love its we euuc of a State, even so wealthy a State as Delaware, bn* a limit somewhere, and to keep the expenses within that limit is the-duty of those who manage the affairs of the State. 'Individuals are frequently led into financial diffi culty and ruin by endorsing the obli gations of others, who fail to realize theii great expeetations of gain iu their speculative schemes. So a State, which lends its credit and gives aid too freely and recklessly, runs a great risk of in solvency and ruin. Delaware has now most excellent credit. Her bonds are held at more than their par vaine, and eagerly sought for investments. But if our legislators lend her credit to every projected railroad echeme that asks it, and grants subsidies to every corporation that seeks them, how long will she he able to maintain her high standard of financial credit? When State aid is given, or State credit loaned, to expensive enterprises it should be confined to such as will ben efit the pcoplo of the whole State and not of one particular part only. Thus the granting of aid to a railroad which, like the Delaware, runs the whole length of the State, is equally bcoeficia) to the people of all three counties alike. But a railroad which runs through only a particular, aud very small portioD of New Castle county, or through certain portions of Kent or Sussex counties, is a mere local affair, beneficial, directly, to the inhabitants of that special local ity, and it is unjust and unreasonable to fritter away the State's funds, or compromise her credit, in aid of such local undertakings ; the more especially in times like the present when the fi nances of the people are iu such a de plorable plight, when every increase of taxation would fall with such a heavy weight upon them. Every vote cast by members of the Legislature in favor of snch measures is just that far a vio lation of their implied pledges to legis late to tho best advantage and interest of the people of the whole State. In the name, and on behalf, of the people of this seetioo, we do most earnestly protest against the passage of any or all of the so-called subsidy bills appro priating the funds or credit of the State to local enterprises whose benefits must necessarily'be confined to a very lim ited proportion of the State's popula tion. the our the we is or of of of a of so Butler Despondent. Ben Butler is said to have expressed to a reporter of the Washington Chron icle "grave fears and gloomy forbod ings" in regard to the future of the country. This despondent state of old Ben's feelings may arise from his want of confidence in the statesmanship of his successors Doubtless tbe Massa chusetts representative thinks no one is so fully capable of taking care of the interests of the Republican party as himself; hut perhaps the Ship of State will sail on as steadily after Ben's re tirement from the helm as she ever did under hi» guidance Be that a* it may, no man ever retired from public life leaving fewer persons to regret his loss, and followed by as many and as deep and heart-felt execrations and wishes for his lasting seclusion as this social pest, and whether the nation will get along as well without him or not, there is probably not a single respectable decent individual in the entire country hut who is perfectly willing to make tho trial ; and could he carry with him into his seclusion several of his con gressional and party associates, bis tirement would be all the more grati fying. No doubt a large portion of Butler's despondency was caused hy his antici pations of the defeat of tne "Force bill," or as it has been appropriately termed, "Grant's third term bill." On a of for of a or re of plaee unlimited power in the hands of; - as . . , to e.ect himself, to tbe office he is so ! illy fitted for, a third time. the passage of that bill rested the hopes for success, in a great measure, of the Radical party in 1876 Aware that they cannot possibly succeed by fair means, these men, in their desperation, would gladly have passed that bill to a man who has proved himself so unfit 1 for it, and would use it without scruple But perhaps Mr. Butler's gloomy forebodings as to coming troubles, arise fron his knowledge of the aim and in tentions of Grant.and his Radical allies ed and satellites. That they have been trying by every means in their power to drive the Southern people to another revolt is patent to all observers of their j public acts. All ihn objectionable and obnoxious measure* which they have ilitary interferences , . , of governments and constitutions have been done with that one object in view passed ; all tbe with elections; all overturning of State m —-to provoke the people ef the South, to whom these things are supposed to be most galling, to another revolt, iu the hope of deceiving the Northern people into again "rallying to the pro tection of the flag aud the Union," that they may be enabled to retain their hands upon the government and ride again to power over the sufferings of the people. Had the Force bill been passed by Congress they would have had an apparent legal sanction for their contemplated acts of violence and in justice in the Southern States, and an for their premeditated crimes, but the defeat of that bill has deprived them of that greatly desired cloak for their iins, and they are doubtful of how the people of the North and West will view further illegal and tyraunical in terfering with the rights of the South ern States and their people. Hence their despondency. The prospects for a third lease of power to their figure head are daily decreasing, and their hopes of provoking the Southern people to another "rebellion" are greatly les sened. Well may ths people ot Amer ica rejoice and chant Te Deums from «very shrine, that these unscrupulous, unprincipled, lawless meu, whose every thought is vile, whose every intention is corrupt, and who would hesitate at no villainy, however great might be the distress entailed upon the country, in order to accomplish their aims and aspirations, are removed from the con trol of the government. by a !at the excuse Tue Convenience of having a Court in Wilmington. —Have our people ever considered what a convenience it would be to have the Courts held in our city? Now, when a person is summoned as a witness be bas to go over to New Castle and hang about the court bouse there, neglecting his business until the case in which he is summoned is called. The lawyers dare not give him permis sion te go home for the case may be called at aDy time and lost for the want of witnesses who cannot be summoned from their homes or business places in this city and got over there in time. Now if our Courts were here the cus tom of other City Courts could be fol lowed EDd witucsses be permitted to stay at their homes or places of busi ness, with the understanding that they were to be sent for whenever they were wanted. This is a matter which inter ests everybody, for any one may be called on to become a witness. There is but one way of accomplishing the es tablishment of a Court in this city, proposed at present, and that is by the division of this county, which will at the same time give Wilmington two members in the State Senate and four or five members in the House. It will add nothing of importance to our peo ple's taxes and secure at once their con venience and their rights. We eannot afford therefore to be indifferent in the matter —Every Evening. Adjournment of Congress.— Ou this 4th day of March the Forty-third Con gress »arches forth—steps dowD and out. At noou Thursday there will be a concentrated sigh of relief all over the land ; of relief, because the body of Congress is relegated to a condition of disintegration, in which it can do do more legalized harm ; and a sigh be cause while it had legal entity that body did deeds which will go far to wards indorsing the allegation that our republican form of government is a fail ure. But we must never "despair of the republic." The whole body of the people has shown itself aroused to the dangers of the hitherto supinenss, and their votes at the November election indicated a determination to inaugurate a cleansing of the Augean stables In the future there will be, no doubt, less of the trickery of party mongers appar ent in our national councils, aud aeon sequent diminution < f the attendance upon the partisan legislation which has so long cursed the nation. At all even's there is consolation in a belief that the lowest depths of our DatioDal degradation is already reached, and that a resurrection is not only possible, but very probable.— Balt. Sun. The Negro Excluded —The female effusion ef patriotism at tbe Academy of Music was a great success. The tea party, the Washington's birthday cele bration of the Centennial, on the 22d, was hardly ever excelled, so far as crowd and company were concerned. Every country was represented at the tables by ladies who took the part of representing these several nationalities But one country was omitted, and that was Africa ! ! No negroes were ad mitted. Tbe power of the Union League and Morton McMichael's negro organ could not force tbe negro into association with the white ladies of Philadelphia. The civil right« bill must he passed at once. Where is Banditti Sheridan ? Send the troops forthwith to Philadelphia? There one glory in this Washington's Cen tennial tea party—no negroes weie there to make the room offensive. Now for another declaration by the Phila delphia blacks of "blood, rapine, and fire." Cemetery lots for sale !— Phila, Commonwealth. was The Forty-third Congress ended at noon Thutsday. The general appro priation bills were rushed through in the last hours of the session by means of conference committees, but many prominent measures failed to pass. Among the bills that failed were the Force bill, the Bouuty Equalization bill, tbe Postal Telegraph, Texas-Pa cific and Northen Pacific schemes, the bill for the admission of New Mexico - as a State, the House Steamboat bill, , the bill to regulate the counting of the ! Electoral Votes, the bill to regulate railroad commerce among the States, and the bill to repeal the Pre-emption laws. During the eetire session about 5000 bills aud resolutions were intro duced in the House and 1500 in the 1 Senate, but only about one-sixth.of them were passed. The extra sessiop of the Senate, call ed for the consideration of executive business, began on Friday j A Pittsburg despatch reports a dis turbance at the Loyal Henna mines on Friday, caused by an attempt of tho company to put men at work in place of the strikers. Firearms were used, and tw0 of tlle millerg wc „ w0 „ ude d Several of the rioters were arrested. • This day the Forty-lbird Can gress at Washington expires and with it the Republican majority in the lower House. May no human being ever be able to frod their political grave. Conceived in iniquity, born in sin, its history from beginning to end, has been one ef blood, outrage and wrong, of the roost diabolical aud intolerable kind ever inflicted on an enlightened people. It is useless to enumerate, at this time, the long list of outrages and usurpations perpetrated on the American people by the party iu power for the last 12 or 15 years. Inch by inch, step by step they bave violated all decent legisla tion, and history will record it as the blackest era in the political record of the nineteenth century. We did think and hope, they would take heed to the warning voice which came up from the people in the last elections, which spoke in unmistakeghle tones of disapproval of their acts ; but not so. It is said whom the Gods wish to destroy, they first make mad. They have gone on from one degree of wrong to another until their diabolical schemes have culmi nated in the passage of the infamous civil rights bill. Men of Delaware, who is responsible for the passage of this last act ? Who voted to rescind the rules to enable the House to get a vote on the bill, and when the bill came up to be voted on, and he knew his vote was not needed for its passage sculked around and voted against it ? Where is Jimmy Lolland ? May be he cau give some information on the sub A Blue Hen's Chicken. For the Transcript, to iu pro that their ride of been have their in an for how will in for les at be and Mr Editor: jeot. March 4th, 1875. Division of the Coüntï. — Divido it. Its component parts are incongruous. We of the northern hundreds are the Cinderillas of our southern sisters ; we do most of the woik, pay nearly all the taxes, and get but little ïd return Wilmington has a great future, to re alize it she must be cut loose from the rustic bearing of the Levy Court, which is incapable of understanding her wants, and hence unfitted to intelligently direct her march to prosperity. Leave New Castle to its maiden glory of being the capital of a county. The three northern hundreds can well take care of them selves. In the proposed division we will more nearly approach the idea of Home Rule, for the reason that the wants, habits and productions of the people require a homogeneous policy.— Advertiser. a be in to General News. The indemnity promised by Spain in the settlement of the Virginius contro versy is $80,000—not $18,000, erroneously reported. In consequence of the civil rights bill and fearing trouble, both tbe hotels in Alexandria, Va., have cancelled their licenses and closed. The Secretary of the Treasury Wed nesday issued a call for the redemption of five millions of coupon bonds of 1862, on which interest will cease on the 1st of June, 1875. Mrs. Colonel Curry and her daughter were drowned oa Monday, while at tempting to eross Mill Creek, near Fortress Monroe, in a small boat. The boat was capsized in a heavy sea. The Civil Rights bill having passed both Houses of Congress wus signed by the President on Monday, and is now a law. Oue more villainous act laid up for the future reckoning. The bill passed by the United States Senate for the admission of Cobrido was passed by the House on Wednesday. The bill for the admission of New Mex ico was lost. v Four colored men were admitted to seats in tbe dress circle at the new Memphis Theatre, in Memphis, Thurs day night The manager of the thea tre did Dot feel inclined to contest their newly acquired privilege in the courts. The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company have reduced the freights on coal from Cumberland, Piedmout and other regions on its line 25 cents per ton, way rates being proportionally reduced. The new tariff, which is understood to be fixed for tbe season, took effect on Wednesday. as a M AIIHIED. By Rev. C. F. Sheppard, in Bethel M. E. Church, on the evening of March 4th, 1875. Mr. James B. Foard and Miss Orie W. Eliason, both of New Castle County, Del. DIED. Fenimore.—A t the residence of her parents, near Odessa, Sunday, February 21st, Susan A. daughter of Samuel and Mary Fenimore, aged about 17 months. McCabe. —In Cbanibersburg, Pa., on Fri day, February 26tb, Rev. Jehu Collins Mc Cabe, D. D. t late rector of St. Anne's Church, of Middletown, aged 65 years. Unruh. —In Middletown, at the residence of her brother, R. H. Eliason. Mrs. Kale Unruh. THE MARKETS. MIDDLETOWN GRAIN MARKET. CORRECTED WEEKLY BY COX à JONES. Wheat, . Cora, yellow, new. Corn, White, new. Oats. Timothy Seed. Clover " . Beans. $1.15 $ 1.20 72 eis. .70 cts 60 ' 4 25 .5 email@example.com . 75@90 MIDDLETOWN PRODUCE MARKET. CORRECTED WEEKLY BY 8. M. REYNOLDS. .25 cts. 33 dot ..30@35 cts. $ lb ....15@16 " " 1 00(5)1.50 39 bus. ...14@15cts. 39 lb. .15®16 " Eggs. Butter. Lard. Potatoes. Chickens, dressed. Turkeys, dressed. Geese, " . Ducks. " . ,14@15 " PHILADELPHIA MARKETS. Prime red wheat. Corn,"yellow, old. Oats ( Pennsylvania) new Cloverseed. Timothy. 1 20(3)$1.20 39 bus. .8t)@81 39 bus. .65(5)68 cts. .9| @ 11 $ lb. 3.25 BALTIMORE MARKETS. Wheat, good to amber. Corn, white. Corn, yellow. Oats, Southern. Rye.a. .$1 25 .80(3)82 .78@79 S9@.70 cts. .1 04(3)1 05 Business locals. No. 1, 2, and 3 Mackerel in ba-rels, half barrels, and quarters ; New Split Labrador and Eastport Herring in barrels 'and half bar rels; Codfish and Smoked Bloaters just re ceived aud for sale by S. M. REYNOLDS. I White Mercer Potatoes, at S- M. REYNOLDS'. : I 2000 lbs. Rock Salt, 500 sacks Dairy Salt, and 100 boxes fine pulverized Salt for table use jn store and for sale hy S. M. REYNOLDS. Mi'S. Harvey, an aged lady, wife one of the Orphans' Court Judges of Can- Garrett county, Maryland, was killed and Tuesday morning, while crossing the the track of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail its been of by or the of the the of first of a his ? he road. The whistle was blown, but she became confused, and did not get out ot the way. General Lorenzo Thomas, late Ad jutant General, died,Tuesday,in Wash ington, aged 72. His death was the result of a congestive chill, following — a slight attack of pneumonia, be remembered as having been appoint ed Secretary of War ad interim by President Johnson, during the latter's contest with Secretary Stanton He will The Ohio House of Representatives, Wednesday, adopted a joint resolution requesting Congress to reduce the President's salary to $25 000 ^pctial fjoticfs. Whence this great commotion the country through, among the Aieoholic Bitter-mongers? They stand aghast at an ianovation on their privilege of making drunkards of the sick.— A competitor bas come into the field with which they cannot contend. Dr. J. Walker's California Vinegar Bitters, the undefiled es sence of the most efficacious vegetable tonics and alteralives in the world, is driving all the etill-bom nostrums of King Alcohol to the wail. There is no disease, internal or exter nal, in which it is not beneficially adminis tered. All who want a good SEWING MACHINE and having the Cash to pay for it, will hAve inducements offered them at the Great Sewing Machine Depot of A. T. STOOPS, N. E. Cor. Fuurth and Arch St., Phila., they can get at no oth°r Sewing Machine place in this city. All kinds of needles, oil, Bilk, cotton, lineu thread, Ac., low for cash. Old Machines taken in exchange, and par ties allowed liberally for them. it. the we the re the of TO CONSUMPTIVES. The advertiser, having been permanently cured of that dread disease, Consumption, by a simple remedy, is anxious to make known to his fellow sufferers the means of cure. To all who desire it, be will send a copy of the prescription used, (free of charge), with the directions for preparing and using the same, which (hey will find a seas ccre for Con sumption, Asthma, Bronchitis, Ac. Parties wishing the prescription will please address Rev. E. A. WILSON, 194 Peon St., Williamsburgb, N. Y. Dec 12-6m. ERRORS OF YOUTH. A GENTLEMAN who suffered for years from Nervous Debility, Premature Decay, and all the effects of yoHthful indiscretion will, for the sake of suffering humanity, send free to all who need it, the recipe and direction for making the simple remedy by which he was cured. Sufferers wishiog to profit by the ad vertiser's experience caD do so by addressing in perfect confidence, Dec 12-6m. JOHN B. OGDEN, 42 Cedar st., New York. in of is Jtcuj ^dwrtiaemcnis. as LARGE AND ATTRACTIVE THIRD ANNUAL Auction Sale or about 50 HORSES AND MULES, ABOUT 20 COWS AND OXEN, SEVERAL CAR RIAGES, BUGGIES, Ac., Ac., ON MONDAY, MARCH 15,1875, IN MIDDLETOWN, DEL., At the Hotel of A. Maxwell, commencing at 12$ o'clock; sharp. Catalogues giving full description of Horses, Ac., on the morning of sale. i Among tbe horses is one fiue young sorrel mare, "Fanny Pi.Tee," sired by ike celebrated " Frank Pierce." This mare was raised in Talbot co., Md., is 15$ bands high, is seund, gentle and fast, and only six years old. Une large bay family horse, "Comet," 15f hands high, weighs 1100 lbs., is.,8 years oid, and is sound, gentle and fast : be can pull two meu in a wagon in 3.15. One fine young brown horse, 15| bands high, 5 years old, sotind, gentle, kind in ail harness, and for style anil endurance is hard to excel ; Bashaw stock. One young sorrel mare, 15 hands high, sound, kind in all harness, a good driver and No. 1 hackney and an excellent family mare. One small Canadian mare, young, sound, and fast trotter. Also a number of other good horses, suited to the road, saddle and farm, among them four mares with foal. Ten pair of three year old mules of first quality, unbroken. Six pairs of good broken mules, running from four to ten years old. FOUR YOKE * OF GOOD OXEN. Kitte« u good Milch Cows, some of them ef superior stock and now springing. Also, Carriages, Buggies, Ac., with which tbe sale will commence. WM. POLK. E. R. COCHRAN. S. M. Enos, Anct. March 6-ts. Smyrna Times, Delawarean, Sussex Journal, Kent News, Cecil Democrat and Del. Gasette copy once; Wil. Daily Gazette and Every Evening publish three times, beginning Thursday, March 11. All send bills to Wm. Polk, Odessa, Del. of SOMETHING UNIQUE. COME AND ENJOY IT! A. BAZAR Will be held in tbe Lecture Room of Drawyer's Presbyterian Chnrch, Odessa, Delaware, THURSDAY EVE'G, MARCH 18, 1875. Music by the Odessa Social Orchestra. ADMISSION, 10 CENTS. DOORS OPEN AT 7 O'CLOCK. March 6-2t. NOTICE. All persons interested in tbe matter of Tax ation upon Assessment of Investments for State, County and Po.or purposes in New Castle county, will please take notice that the Asfsessors of the several Hundreds will call upon them for the purpose of Assessing the proper Investments a3 provided by Law, and for auy information respecting the same may call or address the Levy Court Representa tives for their Hundred, and for redress to the Levy Court in person, as the Court will sit as a Court of Appeal, during the davs of their sitting, until tbe 31st dar of March, 1875. JOHN P. SPRINGER, Mar 6—3w Clerk. NOTICE. The Levy Court of New Castle County has appointed THURSDAY, the 18th day of March, 1875, for Ihe purpose of considering tbe application of persons interested in Public roads, and school districts. By order of the Levy Court, JNO. P SPRINGER, Mar 0—2t. Clerk. ELECTION. Tbe SECOND ANNUAL MEETING of the | Mutual Loan Association will be held March ; 16th, 1875, at 7 o'clock, in the usual place. Election of officers, aetingon proposed amend ... ... men,s t0 B >" Laws - " n ' 1 0,tl f r '™P"': ,ant bus '- ! I ntS3 - mar 6-2t. Secretary. 1 ; A. G. COX, NO 1 ICE TO FARMERS. : I EXCELSIOR OATS weighing 40 pounds i to the bushel, Mammoth White Pent Coru, : and Early Rose Potatoes for Seed, for sale by W. F. GODWIN. March 6. 1875 — 3t. ÿfœ ^düfrtisemcnts. of, of killed j nTT _ T Tr , Q AT — the PAl i f i. Rail- ; The subscribers will sell at Public Sale. she the Deer Park Hotel iu Newark, Del., oa " out T g E g DA y MARCH 16th, 1875, ' 11 ! The following personal property, to-wit : Ad- | ^ n HEAD OF HORSES : Nos. 1 k good drivers, quiet and gentle, 1 and 8 yrs. old ; No. 3, light bay—prompt ! the : driver, quiet and gentle, without a blemish, sound and all right, 15 hands high, 6 years old ; No. 4, brown—prompt driver, quiet and gentle, without a blemish, sound and all right, up-headed and very stylish, 16 hands high, years old ; Nos. 5 A 6, bay and sorrel—good workers, 9 years old ; Nos. 7 A 8, a pair sorrels—nearly matched, sound, gentle, quiet and prompt drivers, 4 and 5 years old ; Nos. 9 A 10, a pair of mares— No. 9 is 11 yrs. old, sound, quiet and will work anywhere : No. is a good worker, tip-top in the shafts of cart ; No. 11, dun mare—with foal by C. Mur phy's 'Arlington,' 10 years old, quiet, gentle, and a good worker. 2 yoke of Oxen, well broken and quiet, live weight 3100 and 3400 lbs. ; 3 FEEDING STEERS, 6 GOOD COWS, on* fresh by day of sale, the others springing; 1 two-year old Ball, part Alderney ; 1 pair Fat Oxen, live weight 4000 lbs., fed by W. A. Morrison. 1 two-seat carriage, with tongue; 3 Good York Carriages, 1 set of Double Harness, sets of Single Harness, 1 set of Wagon Har ness, 1 two-horse Spring Wagon, 1 one-horse Spring Wagon. Terme of Sale. —All sums of Thirty Dollars (30) and under, cash ; en all sums over that amount a credit of six months, the purchaser giving a bankable note with approved endor ser, interest added ; or three per cent, off for cash. The fat Oxen will be sold for cash. JOHN E. LEWIS, JOHN A. REYNOLDS, Ja. by will the msi ■5H their sick.— with es tonics the the exter hAve Cor. at city. lineu par H. Riddle, Auct. inar 6-ts. SHERIFF'S SALE. By virtue of an Order ef the Superior Court of the State of Delaware, in and for New Cas tle County, made at the November Term, A. D., 1874, to me directed, will be exposed to Public Sale, at the HOTEL OF ALEXANDER MAXWELL, In Middletown, Id St. Georges Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware, on TUESDAY, THE 23 d DAY OF MARCH, 1875, At 1 o'clock, P. M., The following described Personal Property, viz : Five Shares of the Capital Stock OF THE Middletown llall Company. Seized and taken into execution as the prop erty ef Thomas H. Rethwell. and to be sold WM. H. LAMBSJN, Sheriff. SheriiTs office, New Castle, March 2d, A. D. 1875. by i To the the same, Con Y. from all for to for was ad by ts BLATCHLEY'S /*■ »j Improved CUCUM \l Jj ■ BER WOOD PUMP vV fy is the acknowledged STANDARD of the ^market, by popular verdict, the best 3 pump for the least money. Alten jgtion is invited to Biatcbiey's Im \ proved Bracket, tbe Drop Check Vaive, which can be withdrawn without disturbing the joints, and the copper chamber which never cracks, scales or rusts and will last a life time. In order to be sure that you get Blatchley's Pump, be careful and see that it has my trade mark as above, if you do not know where to buy, descriptive circulars, together with the name and address of the agent nearest you, will be promptly furnished by addressing, with stamp, CHAS. G. BLATCHLEY, Manufacturer, mr 6-9m. 506 Commerce St., Phila., Pa. ct t is 'w* 20 AN ACT To alter and amend the Act entitled "An Act to raise Revenue for State and County pur poses," passed at Dover, March 30th, 1871 : Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre sentatives of the State of Delaware, in General Assembly met, Section 1. That from and after tbe passage of this Act it shall not be lawful for any Assessor iu this State to assess, and no tax shall be levied and collected oa any deht or debts due from debtors residing in this State secured by or due on judgment decree, recog nizance, mortgage or bond for any purpose whatever. Section 2. And be it futher enacted that this act shall not apply to, nor exempt from taxation any bonds, mortgages or any other obligation due or owing from any incorpo rated Company in this State from any taxa tion whatever, and all acts and parts of acta inconsistent with this act be and the same are hereby repealed. Passed at Dever February 9th, 1875. mar 6—tf. at i mare six 15f oid, two ail hard and first ; ; CORN BOUGHT AND GRISTS GROUND AT ef SELLERS' STEAM MILL, Middletown. Del. mar 6—tf. Kent three bills MULES! MULES! T HE subscriber has just returned from the West with forty (40) head of extra fine YOUNG MULES, carefully selected by him self, and will sell them on reasonable terms at the stables of A. Maxwell. l. p. McDowell. Middletown, Del., Feb. 6, 1875.-2t. KENTU CKY MULES. T HE subscribers will have a large nnd su perior lot of three year old KENTUCKY MULES on baad, on and after February 13tb, 1875, and they want tbe people to come and see them. Feb 6—tf. WM. POLK, E. R. COCHRAN. ! STOCKHOLDER'S MEETING. P URSUANT to adjournment, a meeting of the stockholders of the Peninsula Agri cultural and Poniolegicni Association will be held at the office of J. T. Budd, Middletown, Del., on SATURDAY, the 6th day of March, 1875, at 2 o'clock, P. M , to consider the ques tion of acceptance or a charter, and also for the purpose of electing officers and managers of the Association. for the the to of CHAS. BEASTEN, President. Middletown, Del., Feb. 13, 1875.-U READING ROOM OPEN. Notice is' hereby given that the Middletown Library and Readiug Room are now open for tbe accommodation of the members. New subscriptions can be left at any time with the treasurer, C. Tatman, Jr , Esq. Jan. 30-tf. E. W. LOCKWOOD, Preat. RAN AWAY From the subscriber, in Odessa, Del., on the 8th inst., ELIZABETH LEWIS, an ap prenticed colortd girl about 15 years old. All persons are forbid trusting her on mvaccount. W A HÜKILL. of Odessa, Del., Feb. 20, 1875.—2t FOR SALE. About 1700 PEACH TREES, good late va rieties for sale cheap. Also, Wilson's Seed ling Strawberry Plants. | ; Feb 27-tf. H. VANDEGRIFT, Mt. Pleasant, Del. '- ! . , . ,, „«nu .. « . A very desirable STORE ROOM within 1 fifty yards of depot. Apply to ; FOR RENT, - H. VANDEGRIFT, Mt. Pleasant, Del. Feb. 27-tf. A fine let of CHESTNUT RAILS for sale. TURNER BROTHERS, StilLPond P. O., Md. i E>m> «an w : * ■ by Apply te Feh 6-3t. T fublk $alis. PUBLIC SALE. The subscriber will sell at Public Sale, at his farm near Kirkwood, Del., at 2, and ON MONDAY, MARCH 8, 1875, at 10 o'clock, a. m., his entire stock and farm ing utensils, as follows, to wit: 14 HEAD OF HORSES; No. 1, bay mare, 'Flora,' excellent driver, and road mare; No. 2, gray horse, 'George,' excellent driver, and work horse; No. 3, sorrel horse, 'Jim," also good driver and worker; No. 4, light roan, 'Tony,' excel lent single leader; No. 5, black horse, 'Bar ney," also excellent leader and wagon horse; No. 6, gray horse, 'Frank,' also good leader; 1 Kentucky mare, with foal. The remainder ail good wagon and farm horses, two be ^^^^^^iag excellent shaft horses. 8 ■HHQmiLCH COWS,some with calves nBHBf by their sides ; 4 yoke of Oxen, 20 Shaats. Farming Utensils : 2 Farm Wagons, iron axle; 1 iron axle Peach Wagon, 1.Peach Bed and springs, 1 Market Wagon, 2 Miil Wagons, 2 Hay-racks, 1 Wood Wagon, 1 Grain Fan, 1 Pelton Horse Power and Thresher, 1 Corn Shelter, 3 Log Wagons, 4 Ox-Carts, two with iron axles ; 1 Horse-Cart, 1 pair of Timber Wheels, 1 York Carriage, 1 no-top Buggy, 1 1 steel-tooth Horse Rake, 1 Grain Drill, 1 World Machine Reaper and Mower, 1 Kirby Reaper and Mower, 1 Jersey Blue Reaper and Mower, 2 Threshers, 3 sets double Wagon Harness, 6 sets single Team Harness, 2 sets Cart Harness, 3 Endless Chain Machines, lot Plow Harness, 2 Potato Sorters, 2 Sleighs, Plows, Harrows, Cultivators, Shovels, Rakes, Forks, Ac. Potatoes by the bushel, Peach Blows and Early Rose, Hay by the ton. so, a lot of Blades. 50 barrels of Vinegar, will be sold by the barrel. Terme made known on dry of sale. S. M. Enos, Auci. Feb. 20— ts. and 9 of Nos. old, 10 a Mur well 3400 Fat A. 4 Har that for are Al M.H. PAXSON. Carnap aid Harness Bazaar » FOURTH STREET Cas A. to sold A. [Between French and Walnut Sts.,] Wilmington, Del. J. & W. MERRICK, Pro'rs. Respectfully inform the public that they have for sale a large and well select ^Hkved stork of desirable Carriages, Har I nrrr and Sleighs. They always will have the latest and most fashionable styles in stock. Through ths large experience of the senior member in the carriage manufacture,and bay ing everything for cash, they are enabled to sell at the most reasonable prices and give satisfaction in every transaction. It will be to the advantage of wholesale and retail buyers to examine our extensive collection. In a short time they will, in con-' nection with their regular sale of Carriages and Harness, have a public sale of Carriages, Horses and Harness, every Saturday morning. They will, at any time, buy or advance cash on Carriages, Harness, Ac., or sell on com mission. Feb 27—tf. J. A W. MERRICK. the Im the C-A^CEIR,, CURED BY DR. BOND'S DISCOVERY. Dr. Bond's Chemical Antidotes unite with and destroy the virus of Cancer and Skin Af fections, but will not affect the healthy part. Patients may visit tbe City and remain while under treatment at the Perfha. Cancer Insti tute (one of the handsomest marble edifices in the city, ) and the finest remedial Institute in the country. Remedies, with full directions, sent to any part of the world. Send for Pamphlets and particulars. Address, H. T. BOND, M. D., Penaa. Cancer Institute, 3808 I'lieanut St.. : tax or PHILADELPHIA, PA. Feb. 27—tf. NOTICE. W E. the unde-signed, shall on and after February 8, 1875, adopt the cash sys tem in our business and shall confine ourselves strictly to the following rules : On all work when tbe cash is paid on delivery, 10 per cent, will be deducted from the regular price. For ail work which is charged, a credit of six months will be given, and 10 per cent, will be added to the regular price aud ao bills to run for a a longer time than six months under any circumstances. All persons whose bills have stood upon onr books for the space of six months are requested ta call and settle at once aud save cosis. Feb 6,1875.—3m LEE A GEARS, Middletown, Dei. NOTICE. D R. WM. H. BARR begs leave to say that having sold bis Drug Store and business to Joseph M. Barr, he invites the same gener ous patronage in the future as has been be stowed in the past on the store. His office will be at the old store, where he will be found, as heretofore, prepared to ren der professional advice and services. WM. H. BARR, M. D. Middletown, Jan. 1, 1875.—tf NOTICE. A LL persons indebted te the firm of J. H. SCOWDRICK A CO., are hereby respect fully requested to call aid settle their ac counts on or before the 1st of January, 1875, and save costs. M. E. WALKER, Dec. 19—tf. Assignee. NEWPORT PLASTER MILL. I am now grinding and bave for sale LAND PLASTER, tbe purity of which I guarantee. Can furnish large or small quantities at short notice and low figures. Feb 13-tjuul. J. A. CRANSTON, Newport, Del. $5.00 REWARD. T HE above reward will be paid for inform tion that will lead to the apprehension of the party or parties who steal the lamps from the town lamp posts, or damage tbe property of citizens. By Order of Town Commissioners, T. E. HURN, Chairman a oct31-tf PURE GROUND RAW BONE Furnished by car in lots of five tons and upwards, or smaller quantities from store._ Partie* ordering early will get all the benefits of lowest prices. Also, materials for manu facturing Phosphate always on hand. Prices as low as the lowest, quality as good as the best. Orders aad inquiries by mail promptly attended to. J. A. CRANSTON, Feb 13-tjunl. Newport, Del. NOTICE. The co-partnership of Cox A Jones was not dissolved by the death of Mr. Cox, but under a provision iu the will of the latter it will con tinue until January 1, 1876, and the business will be conducted in the firm name nntil that date. Jan. 30—lm, COX k JONES. GRANGERS, TAKE NOTICE ! Pure Ground Raw Bone and all tbe ingred- i ients for manufacturing Phosphate, furnished | A to Grangers at wholesale prie«. Orders and i inqttiries by mail promptly attended to J. A. CRANSTON, Newport, Del. I Feb 43-t jnnl. WANTED. djj3,000. Wanted, a party with this amount W to go into a business that can clear oue thousand dollar* a vear. dresa For particulars, ad WM. RICHARDS Middletown P. O. - Feb 2Q-3t. NOTICE. ! The Third Series of Stock of the Mutual Loao Association for sale at $1.00 per share. - first payment March 16, 1875 Feh. 20—tf. A. G. COX, Secretery. frg (Hoods, êrorfimfc. GRAND OPENING at 1875, farm OF horse, horse; driver excel 'Bar horse; be 8 calves Oxen, iron Bed 1 Corn with 1 1 Kirby and sets lot Rakes, Peach FOR 9 1875 , Having reorganized and replenished our rious Departments, we invite special at tentionfof town and country bnyers to the unusually complete and attractive stock va of Al HOSIERY, Gloves, Notions, » they select Har will in senior bay to give con-' cash com DRESS TRIMMINGS, BXBBOSe, SBAWU, SKIRTS, AND DRESS GOODS IN ALL THE LATEST NOVELTIES OF PLAIN, TWILLED AND PLAID SUIT INGS. By purchasing in large quantities, we were en abled to obtain ezelueive control in this town of the popular Collingwood brand of BLACK ALPACAS, with Af part. while Insti in in Which for lustre and finish are unequaled hy , any other brand in the market. Prices— 25, 31, 37$, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 75, 80 and 90 eta. per yard. With the advantage of baying direct from manufacturer* and importers, thereby saving the large item of commission charges, we are prepared to distribute these goods to onr customers at wholesale prices. In addition to which we offer, below the market rales of the day, a large line of all the leading of Staple and Do mestic Goods purchased at the close of last season, among which we will name after sys work cent, For six will to bills of at WAMSUTTA MUSLINS, In 5, 10, 15, and 20 yard pieces, at the low price of 14 cent* per yard. Cash. 7000 yards of the best makes of Prints, at' 9* and 10 cents per yard. 350 doc. Clark's O. N. T. Spool Cotton, A ef*. per spool, 70 cts. per dozen. Haring made arrangements with tba leading manufacturers of tbe Peninsula, we are receiving from them All-Wool SPRING Dei. that be he ren D. CASSIMERES, (slightly imperfect), which we will sell at the low rate of 80 CENTS per yard, tbe reg ular price of which is $1.25 per yard. A full line of . H. ac INGRAIN, HEMP AND RAG C.A.IR/I'ET, and FLOOR AND TABLE OIL CLOTHS, of a AH widths and newest patterns-; Ladies', Misses' aad Children's BUTTON AND LACE SHOES, the In Kid, Morocco and Lastiag, of all the latest styles, manufactured exclusively for our trade, and every pair warranted. Also. Baisser' s celebrated make of CALF BOOTS, And Button and Congress Gaiters, for men's and boys' wear. IN GROCERIES, i | A fall stock of Sugar», Syrup* Molasses La i _. p *' ■' p ®' " '*****' *•» guarra,Kio aad Java Coffee,Teas, Spie«, Canned Goods, Provisions, Ac., will al I ways be found fresh and new. ^"WK NEVER ADVERTISE AN ARTI CLE THAT WE DO NOT HAVE FOR SALE. O. S. M. REYNOLDS. March 6th. 1875.