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EDWARD REYNOLDS, Editor. MIDDLETOWN, DEL, SATURDAY MORNING, JUNE 17, 1876. DEMOCRATIC NOMINATIONS. FOR SHERIFF, ISAAC GRUBB. FOB CORONER, DAVID 0. ROSE. The Congressional committee to whom were referred the charges made by the witness Harney, of corruption against Speaker Kerr, made a unani mous report a few days ago completely exonerating the speaker from all the charges that had been brought against him. adopted by the House by a rising vote, Bepublicans and Democrats vieing with each other to do hooor to the character of the distinguished gentleman whom this base attempt was made to villify. Thus tbe man Harney has been stamped as a perjured scoundrel and liar. It only remains now to meet ont to him the punishment his dastardly conduct so richly deserves. The report was unanimously The Nominations. —As will be seen by the report in another column the nomination election held on Saturday last has given to the party as its candidates for the offices of sheriff and ooroner for this county, in the coming campaign, Ieaac Grubb and David 0. Bose. This is generally thought to be a Mr. Grubb is well strong ticket, known to the people of this cunnty, having been before them on other occa sion both in an official capacity and as a candidate for the nomination Hia which he has just received, promptness in performing the duties of his office as Deputy Sheriff some years since is a sufficient guarantee that the interests of the county will not suffer in his hands as sheriff. Though not elected when he lead the 'forlorn hope' of his party on occasions when defeat was oertain, he nevertheless, ran far ahead of the rest of the candidates on bis tioket, a sufficient indication of his popularity with the people. Mr. Bose is a resident of Appoqnini mink Hundred, a good-hearted, genial man, of quick intelligence, prompt and energetio in his business habits, and, will, if elected, doubtless be one of the best coroners New Castle county has had-in a long time. Sunday at the Centennial. —To their lasting credit the Centennial Com missioners still hold on to their original determination to close the gates of the great exhibition on the Sabbath day, notwithstanding the most strennons ef forts, on the part of persons who desire to have it opened, to cause them to re cede from that determination. In the meantime remonstrances against open ing the exhibition, and petitions to the Commissioners to stand firm in their adherenee to the right, are pouring in upon them from all over the country. To keep that exhibition open on Sun day would be a desecration of that day, injurions in its effect npon the morals of the nation, extensive as its bounda ries and lasting as its existence. America boasts herself a Christian land and has always given to the Sabbath that observance whioh is its due, and never yet has she felt or suffered one par ticle of loss or hinder ance in her progress to greatness by that observance. Why then should an abrogation of that cus tom be made now? Now, of all other times, we need to adhere strictly to oar moral and religions customs and observ ances. Many nations and- peoples, of all religions and customs, are gathered upon our soil, and now, if ever, we need to show before them our respect and re gard, as a nation, for the Christian Sab bath. A vast influence mast and will be exerted upon our guests from foreign lands, from their visit here, which will go with them to their distant homes, and according as our example is good or bad so will be the effect of that in fluence upon them. If we show our selves ready and willing to yield up and lay aiide our oon viciions, or "scruples," at the desire or demand of the devotees of other religions or opponents of our own, our foreign guests will be led to think that we have not the reverential regard for our religion whioh we profess, aod they will have but a poor opinion of our conatancy and fidelity. Tbe paltry excase that the demand for the opening on Sunday is to afford workingmen an opportunity to visit the exposition, is of no weight. It is an insult to the American laborers, as a class, to pretend that this demand is for their benefit. It is not they who want it. Take the sense of the laborers throughout tbe land, and nine out of ten would oppose it. Tbe demand is 'from other sources and from other causes, and the professed regard for the laborers is an excuse or blind for the real reason. All arguments that could be made in favor of keeping tbe exposi tion open on Sunday coaid, by a slight change of tbe train and wording, be used with eqnat weight at other times, and on other occasions. Let not the first step in the wrong direction be taken, and no others will follow to be regretted. If the exhibition cannot suc ceed without opening it on Sunday let it fail. Advices from Mexico are to the ef fect that in the revolutionary contest the government forces are uniformly suc * cessful, and that the insurgents are losing popnlar sympathy. Letter from "Washington. Washington, D. C., Jnae 6, 1876. 'SUOCISS!' THE DEMOCRATIC WATCHWORD. Personal intercourse with leading Democrats from every section of the country, who have been in Washington during this session of Congress, and a careful scanning of the principal Dem ocratic journals from ev^ery State, has forced upon me the conviction that there has not been, for many years, so great a determination to succeed in a Presi dential election, as exists now in tbe Democratic party. Tbe necessity for success was never more keenly felt; nor baa there beeB for years so much reason to expect success. Upon these pointB we are agreed ; it ia only upon the Î uestions of policy that we are divided. Int even then, the willingness to yield preferences to what shall seem to be the wisest course is almost unanimous; and it only remains to determine what the wisest coarse is. The fact is not dis puted, I believe, that neither party win without the State of New York. And it is also agreed that Administra tive Reform is to be the chief issue of the campaign, expected that Governor Tilden should be selected as the man most certain to become the next President of the United States, if nominated by the Democratic party. Believing him to be so, I have from time to time, frankly stated the facts of his career, as the leader of a Reform movement that has relieved the Democracy of the great State of New York of a blighting disgrace and made him the most popular man within its borders. AN ARISTOCRATIC ROBBER CONVICTED. The ideaB in the preceding paragraph were suggested to ma by reading in the New York Herald and Tribune of to-day (the World ia strangely silent) editorials the conviction of George D. Lord, at Buffalo, of frauds in the management of the Canals. The Lord family have been to the State of New York what Tweed was to the oity; with the differ that while Tweed was plebeian and vulgar, the Lords were aristocratic and "respectable." When Governor Tilden commenced war upon the Canal Bing, this family and their wealthy and pow erful connections defied him, preeisoly as did the Tweed Bing. But the peo ple were on the side of justice and hon est government ; they have sustained Governor Tilden at every step, and, yesterday, the chief member of the Canal Bing was eonvioted of crimes that' may send him to prison for five years. Is it strange that Governor Tilden is opposed, when many of those fighting against him are straggling to save themselves from the penitentiary ? Bat, for every thief that rises against him, five honest men come to his sup port. The Tribune says of Lord's con viction: "Among the people at large this evidence of the practicality of the Governor's reforms will make a deep impression," and thinks that the ques tion of Governor Tilden's strength and popularity is settled. The Hera a similar view of the matter. COMPROMISE CANDIDATES are beginning to loom np in both par ties, in view of the possibility that the friends of the gentlemen most promi nently mentioned in connection with the Presidency will become so embittered against each other that the nomination of none of the rivals is possible. Of the Bepnblicans,Wheeler of New York, Washbnrne, of Illinois, now Minister to France, and Governor Hartranft, of Pennsylvania, are most spoken of— Wheeler, perhaps, ahead. Among the Democrats, if neither Bayard, Tilden, Hancock, Hendricks, Thurman or Parker can be nominated, Governor Thomas Swann, of Maryland, will be strongly urged as a candidate. Mr. Swann's public career is unspotted, and his privato character is without blemish. And, in speaking of Governor Swann, I am reminded of a fact that compara tively few persons consider, when dis cussing the capacity of publio men. It is this : The Government official who has all the help he requires, who is pro vided from the Public Treasury with all the money he requires for the payment of expenses which he may deem neces sary, has a fine time of it compared with the conductor of large private en terprises, whose duties require of him that he shall not only prosecute them to success, bat shall also provide the means for doing so. George Law, Cornelius Vanderbilt, A. T. Stewart, Thomas Swann, and a score of other able and wealthy railroad men, projectors of steamship lines, inventors, and others, whose pursuits in private life have con tributed to the wealth of the country, and to give it a high place among the nations of the earth, have not only per formed duties through life similar to those of our best Cabinet officers, aod equally beneficial to the people,but have been obliged also, and at the same time to perform the incomparably more dif ficult task of raising the means for tho payment of expenses. Of Mr. Swann it may be said that he has never touched any enterprise, of either a public or pri vate character, in which he has not ac complished his purpose to the satisfac tion of all concerned—whether as Gov ernor of his State, Mayor of Baltimore, a Representative in Congress, President of a railroad, or in any other of the va rious enterprises of private life of which he has been the director. MR. BLAINE The excitement occasioned by the sadden illness of Mr. Blaine was very intense here, and is hardly abated at the time I write, foresee what the effect will be upon his chances for the nomination at Cincin nati ; bat it would seem hardly safe to nominate a man for President whose brain may have been seriously affected by apoplectic effusion. Still there can be no doubt that Blaine's illness has had the effect to create great sympathy for him, even among his political ene mies, and the telegrams from Cincin nati give assurance that none of his friends have yet deserted him on ao connt of it. Blaine is not a man whom the Democratic party need fear if he is nominated. He has very great ability, and has more personal popularity than any other man named in connection with the Cincinnati nomination. He is a general favorite with the members of the Press, to which fact he owes mach of his political advancement. Bat he is so involved, even by his own state ments, in questionable, if not positively corrupt, transactions, as a member of Congress ; that, whatever • may have been the temporary effect of bis daring coup de n uu'n(e) in the House, the sober second thought of the people will con demn him, and he will, if nominated, prove an unfortunate choice. SPEAKER kerb's TRIUMPH gives general satisfaction here. The can It was, therefore, to be on a ence takes a is of is It is not possible to report of the House Committee fully exonerated him from the charge of bribery brought against him by Haruey and was signed by all the members of the committee, including the two Be publican members. The latter made speeches expressing their confidence in the integrity of Mr. Kerr, and the House unanimously accepted the report of the committee. Altogether, it was a pleas ant scene to witness in these times, when party spirit is so rife. Our New York Letter. New York, June 9, 1876. A CHAPTER ON EXODUS. And Dow comes the season when if you want to see any New Yorker who is anybody yon can't find him—or her, the case may be. Mrs. Grundy says that if you are anybody you must not be in New York for the next three months at the very least ; so if Pater familias, owing to hard times, falling stocks or misplaced bets on base ball or mustang riding, pleads a lack of the multiplicity of $ necessary to take a cottage at Newport, or settle the family at Saratoga or Long Branch or Cape May or the Centennial for the season, Materfamilias draws down tbe corners of her mouth with ominous determina tion, has the front blinds closed with a bang, jerks down the shades with her own hands, locks the front door and pockets the key, gives Paterfamilias his breakfast in the kitchen, and after send ing him out the back way to seek his "nasty old office," through byways and alleys, sits down to condole with her daughters over tbe brutality of meD iu general and of the head of that family in particular. Tbe accumulation of dust the front steps and door plate is thence forward a thing to be encour aged, and should any indiscreet domes tic in basement confidences with the girl next door dare to breathe aught of the true state of the case, the places that knew her would straightway know her no more. as OD hot weather Thus it is that only we unfortunate scribblers are supposed to show our heads in the city this hot weather. But for us there is no respite, and even in these days when a fellow feels like punching the marrow out of his bones to get a draft through them we have to be dodging about with true newspaper ubiquity gathering sunstroke for our selves and news for an insatiable public. With which bid for sympathy permit to offer you a few disjointed facts, placing first the coolest ones 1 can think of. me A FREE SWIM. The two public swimming baths which the city boasts have been opened this week and are gratefully appreciated by the few that find admission thereto. In a city of this size, which is so sur rounded with water the inadequacy of these institutions is simply shameful. Two baths of the size of these are merely an aggravation to the quarter of a million people who should and would use this great sanitary appliance were the conveniences thereto furnished them. Some new ones will doubtless be opened this season. THE regatta. The Centennial Regatta of the New York Yacht Club, which came off on Thursday afternoon was a grand suc cess. The heat on shore only served to set off and render more gratefnl the refreshing coolness and stiff bre. ze on the bay. There were twenty entries for the race, and the spectaole formed by the large fleet of white wings and shapely hulls flying over the water was inspiriting indeed. A MUNICIPAL BEREAVEMENT. We have suffered a municipal be reavement in the death of the second of the two white whales recently brought down from the coast of Labrador for Coup's Aquarium. One of these ani mals, which were the first ever known to be taken alive, died shortly after their arrival and now the second has followed it. Tho loss is a severe one, as the cost of taking and transporting the huge creatures was very large, but nothing daunted, Mr. Coup has this week dispatched another expedition to Labrador for a duplicate monster. Extra care is to be taken of their next prize Instead of letting him beat himself to death in a tank it is proposed to tow him down, at least part of the way, by river or canal. Who wouldn't be a white whale this weather ? FLUNKEYISM. In my last I omitted mention of an event which caused immeasurable ex citement among our social creme de la creme, namely, the marriage of a real, live English lord to a beautiful Cuban. The aristocrat who so greatly honored plebeian America was Lord Mandeville, heir to the Duchy of Manchester and to one of the finest estates in England.— The haut ton are ecstatic over the re flected glory with which the occasion covered them, and the newspapers plume themselves on the "future Amer ican Duchess" and the "brilliant pedi " of the noble fish taken in an grec American matrimonial net. Consider ing that the lady is herself a foreigner, the daughter of a Cuban refugee and belongs in no way to our republic, the extreme fiuukeyism of this is rich in deed. Would it not be well for the government to repeal all taxes and ob tain its revenues by selling titles to our codfish aristocracy who so evidently yearn for them ? How the bosoms of Lord Corruption and Lady Shoddy would swell with pride and gratified ambition on receiving their patents of nobility and how carefully would they gather up their skirts to save their saored persons from the contamination of contact with the common herd !— The plan is respcotfnlly submitted to Congress as entirely feasible and certain to be popular. THE RING SERPENT. It was generally supposed that the old "Bing" serpent was pretty thor oughly killed, but there is a little life in the tail yet. The "wiggle" that at tracts notice this time is the suit of the widow of the Bing architect,Kellum, to recover his commission of three per cent, on $8,000,000, the alleged cost of the famous Court House, which furn ished the daily bread of those industri ous and self sacrificing patriots, Tweed, Connolly & Co., for several years — This olaim, which amounted to some $240,000 was prosecuted with vigor, until the city, after getting the testi mony of experts to the effect that the building should not have coat over $2, 300,000, hinted at suing Kellum's estate for the amonnt it had lost through the architect's villaiuy or incompetence, when the widow "folded her tents like the Arabs, and as silently stole away," finding that that was all sbe could steal. JEROME BONAPARTE. The most distinguished stranger in New York at present is Jerome Napo leon Bonaparte, grand nephew of the first and nephew of tho second Em peror, himself showing the hereditary instinots by his brilliant record as Col onel in the French army in Egypt. He is a tall, striking looking man of mid dle age, distingue and of fine presence, altogether worthy, in appearance at least, of the illustrious name he bears. Col. Bonaparte, who intends visiting the Centennial and then passing the summer at Newport, is now staying with his family at the Westminster, one of tbe most quietly elegant hotels on this continent and the one especially sought by men of prominence in litera ture, science, and art. Here was the New York home of the lamented Dick and of Wilkie Collins during his recent visit to this country ; and hero during their sojourn in the metropolis may always be found Proctor,the great English lecturer and astronomer, our own John B. Gough and scores of others among the class whom men de light to honor. gilmore's cheerless and beerless. CDS The Hippodrome as it was under Barnum and Moody, Gilmore's Garden as it is to-day, bas been a prominent point of interest this week. It was Offenbach's last week for one thing, and for another, this was the objective point of a grand assault by the ultra-teetotal element, who, doubtless believing that the shades of Moody & Sankey, still hovering about the place, would aid them in such a work, took the Sunday liquor law as a pretext, and invoking the aid of the police made numerous arrests of the waiters and beer sellers there employed. These radical pro ceedings do not meet popular approval, and even the Judges before whom tbe cases were taken but thinly concealed their disapprobation. Recorder Hackett in fact openly condemns the action as officious and unwarrantable. Offenbach having finished a very successful season here will next direct a series of his own operas to be given at Booth's Theatre with Ainjoe as prima donna. Gilmore with his military band and Levy the cornetist will occupy the stand thus vacated amid the verdant decorations of the Garden. AMUSEMENT GOSSIP. This week endiDg the regular season at most of the theatres the coming one will be a sort of off week in amusements. The Union Square closes temporarily, after a very successful run of "Con science," reopening on the 19th with the ever popular Vokes family. "Pique" will have its 200th and last representa tion at tho 5th Ave, on the 23d inst.— The success of "The Mighty Dollar" at Wallack's continues unabated. Messrs. Jarrett & Palmer of Booth's, not satis fied with their brilliant successes of the past season promise us a genuine sensa tion in the near future, the exact nature of which it is not as yet permitted to mention. At the Park Theatre "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is drawing splendidly, with B jou Heron as Eva and the original Topsey, Mrs G. C. Howard, who for 23 years has played this part and no other. Radix. General News Summary. Tbe fire at Kingston, Ont., on Mon day night destroyed property valued at nearly $400,000. The Maine Democratic State Con vention at Bangor Tuesday adopted re solutions indorsing Tilden. Immense damage has been done by floods in Switzerland, and railroad tran sit has been considerably interrupted. Hon. H B. Anthony has been re elected United States Senator by the Rhode Island Assembly for the fourth term. The 19th of September has been fixed npon for the commencement of the trial of General Babcock, in the Criminal Court of Washington. The foot and mouth disease has bro ken out with great violence among the swine in the country near Montreal, Canada. Several children bave died in Port Jervis, N. Y., of a disease of a strange and malignant type that seems to baffle the skill of the physicians. The House has passed a resolution to modify the treaty with China so as to restrict immigration to persons engaged in commercial pursuits. The loss of thç Gautemalean gunboat General Barrious is reported. The crew were saved, but sixteen soldiers were drowned. The great railway lines have again reduced rates for west-bound freight, this time from 75 cents to 25 cents per 100 pounds to certain points. The rivers in the south of France, especially the Adour and Garonne, are rising with alarming rapidity, and a disastrous inundation is feared. Senators are so greatly absorbed in the proceedings of the Cincinnati Con vention that an adjournment was had on Monday until Thursday. Clymer's committee on Monday pre sented a unanimous report exonerating Speaker Kerr, which was adopted un animously by the House. Michael Nolan was kicked and beat en to death by Thomas McDonnell, Jr., near Lake Montibello, in Baltimore county, Md., on Friday afternoon. Henry Ward Beeoher's house in Brooklyn, was robbed of between six hundred and eight hundred dollars' worth of silverware od Saturday morn ing. In the trial of Charles G. Fisher, late Assistant United States District Attorney, in progress in Washington, the defense will put in tbe plea of in sanity. By the bursting of a fly-wheel weigh ing three thousand pounds, F. L Kuntze's brewery, in New York city, was partially demolished on Saturday. No one was injured. There was a torchlight procession in Dublin Saturday night in celebration of the escape of the Fenian convicts from West Australia. Mr. Disraeli was burned in effigy. Dyspepsia. Americans are particularly subject to this disease and its effects : such as Sour Stomach, Sick Headache, Habitual Costiveness, Heart Burn, Water Brash, coming up of the food coated tongue, disagreeable taste in the mouth, palpitation of the Heart and all dis eases of the Stomach and Liver. Two doses of Green's August Flower will relieve you at once, and there positively is not a case in the United States it will not cure. If you doubt this go to your Druggist Dr. Chamberlaine, Middletown, or H. P. Baker, Odessa, and get a Sample Bottle for 10 cents and try it.— Regular size 76 cents. CINCINNATI CONVENTION ! REPUBLICANS IN COUNCIL! BLAINE AHEAD! BRISTOW STOCK RISING! THE PLATFORM I HAYES NOMINATED. FIRST DAY. The Republican National Convention assembled in Exposition Hall, Cincin nati on Wednesday, and after prayer by Rev. Dr. Mullen, was organised with Hon. Theo. M. Pomeroy, of New York, as temporary chairman, who made a speeoh, returning his thanks to the con vention, and eulogizing President Grant and tbe Bepnblican party generally. The Roll of the States was called and the usual committees—on credentials, organization,resolutions &o., appointed. Besolutions were offered favoring wo man suffrage,non-sectarian schools,com pulsory education, the taxation of church property, the protection of immigrants, and opposing compulsory observance of the Sabbath, and any discrimination against citizens of foreign birth. All the resolutions were referred. Follow ing these resolutions Mr. Geo. .W. Cur tis, of New York, rose and requested that an address of the Republican Re form Club, of that city, be read before the convention. Permission being ac corded, he repeated the address of June 6th. The allusions to specie payments, the broken promises of the President and Congress, and to the accession of the democratic party to power unless the convention expresses a determination to reform things generally, were received with applause. The proceedings continued with a characteristic speech from Gen. Logan, in which he spoke of the investigations ordered by Congress as an uprising of the rebel element in a new form to assassinate the private character of every leading republican in the land, and bring about by "star chamber" the destruction of the proceedings Republican party. After brief speeches from General Hawley, Governor Noyes, the Rev. Mr. Garnet (colored), who injected into his remarks the Freed Bank swindle, (which rather negatives the force of Mr. Logan's objections to investigation,) Gov. How land of Michigan and Fred. Douglass, Edward McPherson, of Pennsylvania, was made permanent chairman, and tho convention adjourned at 3.45 P. M. until 10 A. M., next day. man's second day. The proceedings were altogether pre liminary to the main issue—balloting for the several candidates put in nomi nation. Almost the only debate daring the day was on the report of the com mittee on credentials, and on that there was no serious controversy except in respect to the contesting delegations from Alabama—the one known as the Haralson and the other as the Spencer delegation. The Haralson delegation was finally admitted by a close vote. THE PLATFORM. The platform reported from the Com mittee on Besolutions congratulates the Bepublican party of having purged the country of slavery; it declares that the United States is a nation and not a league, and that the Bepublican party is the defender of popular government; that it is its duty to protect citizens everywhere; demands a steady progress towards specie payments ; declares that Senators and Representatives ought not to dictate appointments, and that fitness and capacity should be the sole pass ports to office; recommends a constitu tional amendment against appropriations for schools under sectarian control ; op poses further grants by railroads, but says nothing about subsidies by means of government loans to or indorsements of bonds of railroad corporations ; thinks something or other should be done on moral and political grounds about the Chinese, but that it is the duty of the government to protect all other classes of immigrants ; denounces polygamy ; says a kind word for the woman suffra gists; another and stronger for the sol diers; deprecates sectional strife, and at the same time provokes it by denounc ing the Democratic party, as allied to and sympathizing with treason, and at the close praises President Grant for his patriotic services, and as deserving the continued gratitude of the Ameri can people After the reading of the platform the following candidates were put in nomi nation for President of the United States in the order stated : Marshall Jewell, of Connecticut; Oliver P. Mor ton, of Indiana; Benjamin H. Bristow, of Kentucky; James G. Blaine, of Maine; Roscoe Conkling, of New York; Rutherford B. Hayes, of Ohio ; John F. Hartranft, of Pennsylvania. The heaviest applause was manifested when the names of Bristow and Blaine were announoed. The convention adjourned at 6 p. m , without a ballot, until 10 o'clock Fri day morning. THIRD DAY—FRIDAY. By Telegraph. The balloting for a candidate for President commenced this morning, with the following resnlt : 1st ballot. Blaine, 291; Bristow, 113; Morton, 125; Conkling, 96 ; Hayes, 65 ; Hartranft, 58 ; Jewell, 11. 2nd ballot. Blaine, 298; Bristow, 114; Morton, 111; Conkling, 93 ; Hayes, 64 ; Hartranft, 63. 3d ballot. Blaine, 293; Bristow, 121; Morton, 113; Conkling, 90 ; Hayes, 67 ; Hartranft, 68 ; Wheeler, 2 ; Washburne, 1. 4th ballot. Blaine, 292 ; Bristow, 126 ; Morton, 108 ; Conkling, 84; Hartranft, 71; Hayes, 68; Washburne, 3 ; Wheeler, 2. 5th ballot. Blaine, 286; Bristow, 113; Hayes, 104; Morton, 95; Hartranft, 69; Washburne, 3, Wheeler, 2. SIXTH BALLOT. Blaine, 308; Hays, 113; Bristow, 111; Mor ton, 85; Conkling, 81; Hartranft, 50; Wash burne, 4; Wheeler, 2. SEVENTH BALLOT. A dispatch received at 6 o'clock P. M. says that Governor Hayes, of Ohio, was nomi nated on the seventh ballot, but we have not been able to ascertain the particulars. DIED. Fenimore. —Iu Middletown, on the 27 th ult., Mrs. Sarah M. Fenimore, wife of J. B. Fenimore, Esq., in her 75th year. A fire at Hontzdale, Pa , on Sunday night destroyed a house occupied by James O'Neil aDd his mother. The lat ter was badly burned and the son per ished from suffocation in rescuing her. think fob toubibw. Thousands lead miserable lives, suffering from dyspepsia, a disordered stomach ana liver, producing biliousness, heartburn, cos tiveness, weakness, irregular appetite, jo spirits, raising food after eating, and often ending in fatal attacks of fever. Tm know they ABE sick, yet get little sympathy. The unfailing remedy, which is yearly rest< ?)j"K thousands, is DaCosta's Badical Cure, sold by C. Anderson, Druggist, Middletown. A 25c. bottle will convince you of its mer its. Don't delay another hour after reading this, but go and get a bottle, and your relief is as certain as you live. Will yon do it, or will you continue to suffer ? Think for your Professor Parker's Pleasant Worm Syrup is perfectly safe and extremely palatable.— No physic required. Co3ts 25 cents Try it. self! Jtaü gidwrti^mcttts. Dramatic Entertainment. III 't A Temperance Drama in 3 Acts, BY LADIES AND GENTLEMEN OF GALENA, MD., TOWN HALL, Middletown, Tuesday Eve'g, June 20tli, fob charitable purposes. To conclude with the roaring farce, THE DANCING DUTCHMAN. Commence at 8. Reserved Seats, 50 Cents. Children, 15 cts. Doors open at 7. ADMISSION, 25, ADMINISTRATOR'S SALE. The undersigned will sell at public auction at the Hotel of R. T. Clayton, in Middletown, On SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 1876, the following described property, belonging to the estate of Frank W.Lynch, dec'd,to-wit: 1 "BesT Portable Steal Mm, 1 Westinghouse Thresher, Complete ; ONE CLOVER HULLER, ONE CORN SHELLER, ONE 6 INCH LEATHER BELT, 1 Crowbar, 1 Chest of Tools, all in complete order. Sale will begin at 2 o'clock, P. M. Terms made known on day of sale. J. B. CLARKSON, Adm'r. CARD OF THANKS. To my Friends generally : Feeling very grateful to you for your sup port in tbe late contest for the nomination for the office of Coroner of this county, I take this method of publicly expressing my thanks and respectfully ask from you a continuance of your efforts in my behalf, and when elected will satisfy you that your confidence was not misplaced ; and I will, to the best of my abil ity, fill the office so that none can reproach themselves for having assisted in my election. Respectfully, DAVID C. ROSE. Appoquinimink Hd., New Castle co., Del., June 12th, 1876. REGISTER'S ORDER. REGISTER'S OFFICE, New Castle County, June 5th, 1876. Upon the application of Sereck F. Shall Administrator of HUGH FLEMING, CROSS late of St. Georges Hundred, in said County, deceased, it is ordered and directed by the Register that the Administrator aforesaid give notice of the granting of Letters of Administration upon the Estate of the de ceased, with the date of granting thereof, by causing advertisements to be posted within forty days from the date of such Letters, in six of the most public places of the County of New Castle, requiring all persons having de mands against the Estate to present the same or abide an Act of Assembly in such case made aud provided ; and also cause tbe same to be inserted within the same period in the Middletown Transcript, a newspaper pub lished in Middletown, and to be continued therein two months. Given under the hand and Beal of ,,-- « Office of the Register aforesaid, at < L.S. > New Castle County aforesaid, the *• '-y-' ■* day and year above written. S. C BIGGS, Register. NOTICE. All persons having claims against the Es tate of the deceased must present the same, duly attested, to the Administrator or or be fore June 5th, 1877, or abide the Act of As sembly in such case made and provided. S. F. SHALLCROSS, Administrator. jun!7-2m Address—Middletown, Del. TRUSTEE'S SALE OP REAL ESTATE. By virtue of an order of the Orphans' Ceurt of the State of Delaware, in and for New Castle county, made the 24th day of February, A. D., 1876, will be exposed to sale at Public Auction ON SATURDAY, the 17th Day of June, A. D., 1876, at the Hotel of R. T. CLAYTON, in the town of Middletown, AT 12 O'CLOCK, M., the following described lands and tenements, being the real estate of JOHN M. NAUDAIN, deceased, to wit : Beginning at a stake in tbe centre of the public road leading from Middletown toward Blackbird, a corner for these premises and lands formerly of A. Snow Naudain but now of Robert T. Cochran, thence with the centre of said public road toward Middletown, north 12° 40 / west 88 8-10 perches to a stake in the centre of said road a corner for these premises and lands of the heirs of Elias S. Naudain, deceased, then leaving the public road and with tbe line of lands of E. S. Naudain's heirs and lands of John Appleton, north 81J° east 244 8-10 perches to a stake in the woods, corner for these premises and Appleton, thence south 88j° east 9 4-10 perches to a stake by tbe side of a small drain leading into Noxentown mill-pond, corner for these premises and Ap pleton, thence down said drain and binding therewith north 58)° east 12 4-10 perches, north 64° east 12 4-10 perches to a stake, north 57£° east 25 6-10 perches, and north 72° east 3 3-10 perches to a stake by the edge of the most northwestern prong of Noxentown mill pond, thence down the said prong south 78}° east 4 6-10 perches, north 79|° east 4 4-10 perches, south 79f east 48 perches to the main prong of Noxentown mill pond, thence up the main prong of said mill pond and binding therewith about 2R perches to the line of lands formerly of A. Snow Nau dain, but now of Robert Thomas Cochran, thence with the line of said Cochran's land, north 55° west 26 6-10 perches to a stake, corner for these premises and lands of Cochran, south 88}° west 74 perches to a stake corner for these premises and lands of CochraD, thence north 3j° east 44 perches to a stake, corner for these premises and lands of Cochran, thence aouth 89}° west 101 6-10 perches to the stake in the centre of the pub lic road leading from Middletown toward Blackbird, the place of beginning, containing within these metes and bounds 253 ACRES and sixty-seven square perches of land, be the same more or less. Attendance will be given and terms of sale made known at the time and place aforesaid by JOHN H. RODNEY, Esq., Trustee, Attest: Or by his Attorney. O. M. Vandever, Clerk Orphans' Conrt. N. B.—The above property is situated about two miles from Middletown, in New Castle county, Del., and within } mile of Ginn's station on the Delaware Railroad. The improvements consist of a Frame House two and a half stories high, in good repair, stable, granary, ice-honse, carriage house, etc., all in good order. There are about seventy acres of peach trees in full bearing ; also a good apple orchard of about two acres. The fencing and hedging are good and tbe place is in a high state of cultivation. The terms will be easy—the greater portion of the money remaining on the property. Particulars will be given on the day of sale. my20-5t JOHN H. RODNEY. MARTIN B. BURRIS, LAND SURVEYOR MIDDLETOWN, DEL. junlT-lm A SMALL FARM —AT— Public Sale. Will be sold at th. Voshell House in Ches tertowu, Md., TUESDAY, JUffiE 20, 18T6, ON At 12.30 P. M., à Small Farm in Kent county, Md., 4 miles from Cbestertown in Morgans 0 «** Neck on tbe State road, adjoining lands of J . K. Bosee, Gen'l Vickers, and others, containing about 80 Acres of Land, It lies in a thrifty and healthy neighborhood, convenient to churches, schools, mills, etc., within half a mile of public landings on Ches ter river. The soil is naturally good and is now in good heart, having been improved by the application of lime, etc.; it is well adapted to grain and fruits. The DWELLING is a new frame, and the out-bnildings are in good order. 1000 Peach Trees, 140 Pear Trees and 70 Apple Trees of choice varieties, in bearing. A rare opportunity is here offered to any desiring to purchase a comfortable little home. TERMS.—$1000,cash ; balance in two equal annual instalments; but these terms may be modified to suit purchasers. Apply on the premises or address me at Chestertown. B. H. GARDNER. J)rt) (goods and drowim. 1776 POPULAR CORNER. 1876 GREAT REDUCTION IN PRICES ! TREMENDOUS SUCCESS. All hail ye people, far and near, Of Popular Corner you now shall hear : With good» piled up from door to door, And sold for less than heretofore. Jnst received, a large and well se lected assortment of Spring DRESS GOODS for ladies' wear, at greatly reduced prices ; French and Amer ican Cloths and Cassimeres for men's and boys' wear, very cheap ; 300 pieces of Choice New Prints from 5 to 8 cts. per yard. The best makes of bleached and brown MUS LINS, Table Linen, Flannels, Ac., kept constantly on hand and sold at prices to soit the times. The largest assortment of LADIES' SHOES in town. Hosiery, Gloves, Ties, Hand kerchiefs, Trimmings and Edgings generally in great variety. The gro cery department will bear inspection as to quality and prices. Agency for Mme. Denoreit'i re liable Pattern« of Fashion. But we'll not tax your minds any longer by telling Ol the many cheap goods that we are now selling, But come one! come all! and all oome in time, To the Popular Corner of G. W. W. Naudain, Middletown, Del. (H G. RILEY, Assistants: -< S. J. TOLSON, ( J. DAWSON. apr 22—tf THE BEST GOODS For the Least Money ! —AT THE— Fountain Heal fnr BARGAINS ! GRAND SPRING OIPETsTZTSTOr! ELIASON BROS. Middletown, Del. Having concluded that large sales and qaick returns will not only pay better than haring the goods lay on the shelves, but enable us to constantly show a greater variety, we have marked all our GOODS DOWN, to a very low figure. We have now in stock, and are prepared to show the inhabitants of this town and vicinity a magnificent line of Dry Goods, Fancy Goods, Ready-made Clothing, Hats, Caps, Boots, Shoes, Notions, etc., etc. EVERY ARTICLE NEW. Your patronage is solicited, and you will be dealt with right. Money may be scarce with you, but remem ber that onr prices will be in proportion to your puree ; and if yon have the money to spend and want our goods, do not fail to see us soon. We adhere strictly to "Popular Prices," and the popular verdict on our prices is that no goods of the same style and work manship can be bought anywhere else for the same money. WI HAVE WITH US W. GEO. MABREY. Jan.8-tf CENTENNIAL El 1876 SPRING TRADE. 1! S. M. REYNOL S l Wholesale and Retail INVITES THE ATTENTION OF THE LIC TO THE £ Magnificent Dis| —OF— EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN Dry Goods , Carpetings , Notions , . M m #c., 8fc. ImnesH Secured for our Sales at the LOWEST CASH PRICES. Fall lines of STAPLE COT TOYS and WOOLE1SS In assort ment unsurpassed by any bouse on tbe Peninsula. i t A Beautiful Stock of British French, and American I Dress Goods, carefully selected and adapted to tbe wants of the Trade. Muslins at Jobbers' prices, by tbe Piece. PRINT DEPARTMENT, une qualled, in extent and variety. Opening daily Newest Styles from all the leading Mills, at 51, 6i, 7 and 8 cents. Best Brands of the popular PHILADELPHIA-Made Goods always In Dill Supply. Under this head may be In cluded Choicest Patterns of CARPETINGS fresh from the looms of the most celebrated Makers. Headquarters for Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps, he. LIBERAL CASH DISCOUNTS, LOWEST PRICES THROUGHOUT, SATISFACTION GUARANTEED. S. U. REYNOLDS,, Cochran Square and Broad Street, If MIDDLETOWN, DEL. March 25, 1876.