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EDWARD REYNOLDS, Editor. BIDULETOWR, DEL. SATURDAY MORNING, JULY 29, 1876. DEMOCRATIC NOMINATIONS. FOB PRESIDENT, SAMUEL J. TILDEN. Of New York. FOB VICE-PRESIDENT, THOMAS A. HENDRICKS, Of Indiana. FOR SHERIFF, ISAAC GRUBB. FOB COBONEB, DAVID C. ROSE. The Party Edles. —On Saturday next the Democratic voters of this county will be called upon, to decide, by their ballots, whether they will ac cept or reject the code of rules prepared for the party governance by the com mittee appointed for the purpose at the late county meeting. We published these rules last week and will publish them again next week that our readers have a fair chance to read and un may derstand them and so be prepared to vote intelligently. They have not yet been adopted and are law of tbe party, and whosoever takes exception to any portion of them has a perfect right to make his objections known and to vote for or against them be shall deem best, but it will not be a fair or just thing for men who may dislike them to stay away from the polls next Saturday and then, if they shall happen to be adopted, rebel against them and refuse to submit to them. While some of the rules of minor im tberefore not the as portance will not cause much dissen tion, others of them will meet with objection. To tbe portion of serious Rule 4, whioh provides for the selec tion of candidates for the Legislature and Levy Court, we do not hesitate to declare our unqualified opposition.— There has long been a desire on tbe part of the people to have these nomi nations made by ballot directly for the candidates. The old custom of nomi Dating candidates through a convention for the purpose, has been so unsatisfac tory to the masses that tbe general sen timent for sometime past seems to have been in favor of a change, and of auch a change as will allow all the voters of the party to have a voice in the nomi nation of the candidates. The present proposed compromise—of selecting del egates by ballot—will not amount to a thing in the way of accomplishing this desire of the people. It will not come one whit nearer to proving what are the wishes of the people than did the old system of selecting the delegates in primary meetings. This was amply proven in the late election of delegates to the State Convention at Dover. And why should not the nominations be made by the people ? They are, as a mass, capable of selecting good candi dates, and are quite as good judges of whom they wish to vote for as any con vention, no matter of whom composed. This is the method by which our oppo nents select their candidates, and it will not do to say that their selections, by the ballot of the people, are not equally as good as ours have been, though made by conventions. Another to which we object is that which provides for the apportionment of the members of the Legislature to the different hundreds. While we would not object to a legitimate increase of the representation of the city of Wil mington in the Legislature, we shall most assuredly object to such a distri bution of the present representation of the county as will give to that city an increase of representation at the expense of the rest of the county. She is by reason of her population entitled to more delegates to the Legislature than she now has, but they should be given to her by the constitution of the Stat e , and not by an unfair and unjust appor tionment by a political party. Should this proposed new arrangement be car ried into effect there would always be two of the hundreds without any repre sentation in either branch of the Legis lature. We will not discuss the matter fur ther at present. We have said this much with a view to calling attention to the rules, and urge all to study them for themselves. Tbe manner of select ing candidates opens a wide field for discussion, but we will refrain for the present. Disiionebtv Begins at Home. —The crying sin of the day is dishonesty — One hears much of it in public life ; but as we have said before, there is too much of it in private life. And its cause is to be found in the want of self control in the indulgence of tastes and appetites. Reckless extravagant living is at the bottom of it all. If this living had any true foundation in any hearty desires for desirable things, there would be more hope of amendment. But when one comes to see what ill-gotten gains are spent upon, the outlook is a sad one. Dress, display, amusement, costly things bought because they are "cost ly wealth won evily, merely that it may be wasted foolishly ; these are the signs of a time which is not pleasant to contemplate. If a man loves any one thing, say rare books, or pictures, or objects of any kind, music or science, so well that for tbe sake of that one thing in which be would be rich, he is willing to be poor in anything else, no matter though his choice be an unwiae one according to the best standards of choice, he will jet hare » motive which will help to - keep him upright. But for those who love none of these things, but simply Hon. Allen T Caperton, one of desire them because it is the habit of the time ; because, like pampered chil dren, they must need cry for whatever they see just out of their reach ; for them is needed the wholesome self discipline which shall teach them to let alone whatever is not theirs. And the beginning of this self-discipline is in the home. Parents must teach their boys and girls the great lesson of doing with out whatever cannot be fitly theirs.— There need be no niggardly restraint, but in some way the first lesson for childhood should be that of earning its pleasures. To get wbat ever it craves as soon as it asks for it, is the worst training a child can have. * the U. S Senators from West Virginia, died at his lodgings in Washington, on Wednesday evening, after a brief ill Mr. Caperton was a member of ness. the Confederate States Senate during the whole time of the war, and was elected to the U. S. Senate to succeed Hon. A. I. Boreman iu 1875. He was sixty-five years old. Collins' Beach and Down the Bay. Dear Transcript :—As Collins' was favorite resort of the residents of ever a Middletown and Odessa aod their vicin ities, who were wont to gather there for pleasure and good suppers •- though I regret to say that of late years, owing either to "hard times," lack of funds or some other equally detestable cause, Beach parties from your neighborhood have been rather few and far between— your readers will not, perhaps, find it tedious to read a short commnnication from here in which, with your permis sion, I shall endeavor to tell them what our good friend and jolly landlord, Frank Collins, has been doing and is still doing for the benefit and pleasure of his guests. Collins', as you know, was always re garded as one of the very nicest and most enjoyable places along the bay on account of its magnificent lawn which, covered with handsome shade trees, af fords one of the finest places for a resort from the burning rays of a summer's sun that can be desired or anywhere ob tained, added to which the cooling breezes from the bay, the delightful bathing and the glorious suppers for which the Hygenia is so justly noted, makes this as pleasant a summer resort as one might desire. Though alone—or almost so, being accompanied only by one of those non de-script individuals called merchants, whose thoughts never go beyond mus lins, cassiueres and calicoes and the price of sugars and coffees—it was my exceeding good fortune to fall in with a pleasant company of gentlemen and la dies from the neighborhood of Odessa, Messrs. J. W., T. F. P., G. L. T., L. V. A., E. N. M., J. V. M., S. T., and W. W., each accompanied by their wives and, in some instances, children ; also, Mr. E. T. and Mrs. D. Besides these there were the Messrs. R. from your town and Dr. C. and Mr. C. from Smyrna and Dr. V. from Texas, now visiting his relatives in Smyrna, and your correspondent. So you see I fell upon good companie. Mr. Collins has been hard at work since I was here last year and has spent a good round sum of money in making repairs and additions to his properly. A large and very commodious dining room (62 x 46 feet) has been recently added to the main building, greatly im proving that necessary portion of the house What was formerly tbe office has been turned into a gentleman's par lor and general reception room to which guests can repair on their arrival to re move the dust and dirt of travel. The office now occupies a portion of the old dining room where accommodations have been put up for coats, whips and other baggage. To the rear of the office is a retiring and dressing room for tbe use of transient lady visitors who may not care to take rooms. He has also at great expense erceted a long breakwater formed of piles and stones to diminish the force of the waves which were fast cutting into and destroying the island of high ground on which his house is situated. Sometime last winter a sloop sprung a leak near Collins' wharf and her captain, to save her, ran her upon the beach where she now lies the sport of winds and waves. Her mast, which was a remarkably fine one, was taken out and planted, with a long splice on the top of it, in front of the Hygenia House, from which a large U. S flag is daily uufurled. This flag staff is said to be 105 feet high, and the flag at its head can be seen a long distance up or down the bay. In addition to the other attractions some enterprising individual has started a little store near tbe house where he dispenses ice-cream, cakes, confectioneries and other luxuries, and furnishes bathing dresses, for a small fee, to all who may desire them. Mr. Collins tells me he has had iribre guests from distant parts of the country and world this summer, than at aDy previous season. Numbers of persons from various seciions, who have been in Philadelphia to attend the Centennial frequently ran down here on the steamer Ariel to escape, for a few days, the sweltering heat which so nearly roasted us all alive a few weeks since. Among others he has had visitors from the ex treme Southern as well as Western and Pacific States and from some of the countries of Europe, though I believe he has, as yet, bad no' Celestials regis tered upon his books. A favorite pastime of the guests this summer, and of which your correspond ent availed himself, is a very delightful and exceedingly cheap excursion on the steamer Ariel down the bay to Bombay Hook and across to Bayside on the Jer sey side. The Ariel leaves Collins' wharf at 12 o'clock, runs down the bay to "Tbe Hook," thence acioss to the Jersey shore touching at Bayside, the terminus of the New Jersey Southern railroad. The bay here is eight miles wide. This will give your readers a slight idea of the magnitude of the un dertaking proposed in the bill intro duced into th© lower House of the Del aware Legislature at its last session by Col. Nowland, of your Hundred, for the construction of a railroad bridge from _ / ri i « •, rp/ b Bombay Hook to Bayside I he amount prescribed in the bill, $100,000,000, shows Mr. N's appreciation of the vast _5*' ,_i, i it ii DCSS of the proposed work Well, we may expect to see that bridge built about as soon as we shall see this railroad op erated by the use of Jay Gould's big r . ., \ r r . ferry boats across tbe bay. In fact, owing to the shoalness of the water in some places, I believe the bridge is by far the most feasible plan of the two. But let a go back to our steamer. The Ariel is a splendid boat—one of the swiftest on the river—handsomely furnished and capable of carrying with perfect safety and comfort over 1500 passengers. Her officers are at all times courteous and attentive to their passen gers, and it will not be their fault if ex cursionists do not have a good time while on board their boat. Captain Robeson has been so long on the river that he is doubtless so well known to a large number of your read ers that any attempt on the part of a newspaper correspondent to give them a pen and ink introduction to him is utterly useless. I can only say that I owed much of the pleasure of the trip to bis courtesy and intelligent and pleasant conversation. The gentlemanly clerk, Mr. W. C. Eliason, is also well known in your neighborhood. Always on the alert, active, energetic: alive to the interests of the boat and the welfare of the passengers, he is a favorite with the company as well as with the officers and crew of the vessel. We are indebt ed to him also for much of the pleasure of our trip. At three o'clock, having spent three pleasant hours upon the water, we re turned to Collins' and joined the com pany mentioned above and spent the re mainder of the afternoon in quiet enjoy ment, lounging under the shade of the trees, in pleasant conversation and play ing "shuffle " Thus the time passed rapidly away until the gong gave the welcome notice that supper was ready, and all hands repaired in haste to the dining room where the long array of ta bles were fairly groaning under the weight of broiled chicken, fried oysters, soft shell crabs, stewed oysters and other delicacies in abundance. Every one who has ever visited Collins' knows all about its magnificent suppers, so it is not worth while for me to say any thing more about it. And now I reckon I have written enough for one time and so will close. At another time maybe I will tell you more. Ever yours, Orion. Wg ciLL attention of our readerä t0 the ad _ vertisement of the Soluble PaciBc Guano which appears in this issue. Tbe Pacific Guano Co., of Boston, of which Messrs, sbar P Ies3 * Carpenter, of Philadelphia, are agents, are making a very handsome display „t the Centennial. Their pavilion, east of the Woman's Building, contains all the crude articles that enter into their Manufactured Guano, and surrounding this Pavillion, in about an acre of ground, tbe company has a beautiful display of Corn, Tobacco, Cotton, Vegetables and Flowers, all growing in ground where the Soluble Pacific Guano been used. The exhibit is worth a careful examination on the part of our agricultural friends. Collins' Beach, July 25. The Position of Austria. The Servian war on Turkey is source of disquietude to Austria, her mixed population the people of the Slavonian races form forty-nine per cent, of Cisleytban Austria, and six teen per cent, of the Translythan divi sion of the empire. Although tbe greater part are Roman Catholics, while the Servians are of the Greek Church, they are of the same race aud a national sympathy more or less strong exists between them. Tbe pride of race among the Austrian* Slavonians is so strong that they have frequently demanded separate récognition, and to be put on a footing akin to that of Hun gary, with the power of independent self-government. Should the Servians succeed in creating a Slavic kingdom out of tbe six millions of people inhabit ing contiguous territory in European Turkey, the Austrian Salvs would de sire their emancipation from the Aus trian yoke,- and either au independent existence as a people or a union with their fellow-countrymen in Turkey, if religious antipathies could be overcome. In view of such eventualities it is natural that Austria should not look with a friendly eye on the Servian pro jects, and that she should sympathize rather with the Turkish oppressors of the Christians (hau with their Servian liberators. The Hungarians, also, now more arrogant than ever, since they have compelled Francis Joseph to divide the government of the empire with them and to come to Pesth to be crowned, are very jealous of the Slavs, whom they regard as rivals. There has never been a good feeliDg between tbe Slavs and Magyars, even when for a time their mutual interests induced them to make common cause for their respective rights. Their co-operation has always ended in subsequent enmity and estrangement. Count Andrassy, the Prime Minister of Austria, is in tensely Hungarian, aud will, as far as he can, throw all possible obstacles in the way of Servian success. Austrian diplomacy is an enemy iu the Servian rear as formidable as the Ottoman power iu front. Austria is iu a critical position, and tbe utmost vigilance is necessary to preserve the empire from dismemberment. With the Bohemians, Hungarians, Slavonians, and others clamoring for domestic legislation and for virtual independence, Prussia aim ing at the absorbtion of the Germanic provinces and a port on the Adriatic, and Russia alternately hostile and friendly, her equivocal attitude in - the present struggle between the Sultan and his insurgent vassal is easy of explana tion, and to a certain degree justifiable — Phila. - Times Of Lippincott's Macazine. —The various de partments in the August number of Lippin colt's Magazine are well and ably sustained, and in point of merit it is difficult to decide which contribution is worthy to rank as first on the list of contents. The eighth illus trated article on "The Century; its Fruits and its Festival," embraces the concluding chapters on the Exhibits iu the Main Build ing, aud is marked hv the same ability as was displayed in its predecessors. Mr. Edw. King's illustrated account of Montenegro is especially interesting and timely in connec tion with the war which is now going on there. As a sketch of the life and habits of the people of the Black Mountain, this paper will be read with pleasure and interest. Col. Robert Lewis Kimberly's "Raising the Siege at Chattanooga," is a spirited narrative of an important operation performed by the army of the Cumberland during our late war. The second chapter of Robert Wilson's papers, "On the Eastern Shore of Maryland," is not less interesting than the first, which bas already attracted much attention. Besides the continuation of Lady Barker's enjoyable letters from South Africa, there is an essay on tbe "Age of Knick-Knacks," by Lady Blanche Murphy ; "Cross Purposes," a plea santly told talc, by Margaret Vandegrift ; and tbe first of R. Davey's papers on George Sand, which is a pleasing tribute to the character and memory of the great authoress. "Phan tasmagoria," by Emma Lazarus, and "By the Water's Edge," by W. S. Phillips, are the poems of tbe month, and are of marked merit. The new serial tale, by Ellen W. Olney, "Love in Idleness," commenced iu this num ber, gives promise of a literary treat, and we venture to predict that the tale will rank high in modern fiction. The usual editorial gossip and hook reviews complete this number of the popular Lippincott. has Our New York Letter. New York, July 21st, 1876. EFFECTS OF TUE HEAT. No let up yet Burning days and sultry nights continue to follow each in monotonous and well-nigh intolerable Occasional thuuder-clouds aud still more infrequent showers give delusive promise of coolness which The little rain we get is itself warm and its only effect is to in discomfort by saturating the muggy air and, by stopping the evap oration from our bodies, tcLcut off the means of relief which was left The steady, pitiless heat has con tinued so long that it has penetrated the usually cool cellars and the most carefully closed houses. The walls of stone and brick having no opportunity of cooling during the night are burning to the touch. The pavements and roofs send up quivering exhalations. Even Central Park offers nothing refreshing. The great boulders and masses of rock which usually form the favorite resting places of hundreds who resort there in the evening, are turned into huge radi ators that fairly cook their gasping oc cupants. The weak ones among us are dying k fast, and every day saps more and more the vitality of the strong. The heat bids fair to rival in destruc tiveness the severest epidemic. If this amount of suffering were of men's infliction there would have been a second revolution inaugurated here long before this. But against the forces n > rebel succession. never comes. crease our one poor us. which now oppose us there is ling, so that all that is left to suffer ing humanity is cDdurauce and such alleviation as is'attainable. In the case of the rich this is considerable, as there are plenty of places where one can keep comfortable if he has the money and the time for recreation. Foremost among the neighboring watering places is of course old Long Branch, famed for its presidential occupancy, and the unceas ing patronage of New York's creme de la creme. Running along a line of low bluff, overlooking the ocean, the town —or rather collection of elegant hotels and cottages—is almost never without its cool, salt breeze, which effectually prevents the ardent sun from making a sultry atmosphere. THE WATERING PLACES Next to Long Brauch comes Fire Is land, a little sandy oasis some eight miles out in the desert of waters. Less gay aBd fashionable than Long Brauch, it is still very, "high-toned" udU select, the guests there being almost exclu sively of the "F F. V." order For the middle and lower classes, whose purses arc short and whose op portunities for recreation arc limited to Sundays, and an occasional afternoon, the great resorts are Coney Island and Rockaway on the outer shore of Long To these places where the fares from town are but 20 aud 25 cents respectively, the middle classes pour in shoals and multitudes. They are ac cessible both by rail aDd boat, the lat ter mode of transportation beiDg very naturally the favorite one, except with those whose stomachs cannot stand even the slight agitation of so short a voyage To the former place the trip is made entirely in sheltered water, and the motion of the boat is little or nothing ; but to reach Rockaway the little steamers have to struggle for an hour out in the open sea, beyond tbe protect ing arm of Sandy Hook. The oppor tunity thus afforded to get "rocked in the crade of the deep" is often a good one and its effect on the boisterous hi Island. larity of the pleasure seekers is often quite marked. They will come sailing down the bay on an even keel, singing, "A Life on the Ocean Wave," or some thing equally festive, but as soon as the Narrows are passed, the gentle ground swell tilts up first one end of the boat and then the other, till after ten or fif teen minutes of loudly asserted enjoy ment, songs and laughter begin to get feeble, the squeamish [ones edge up to the rail aod a subdued melancholy begins to prevade the company. But seasicknéss though not the pleasantest thing in life, is not very serious, aud by the time their destination is reached the excursionists are again ready for a good time, all the better prepared by their late experiences for stowing away the roast clams for which Rockaway is famous. Both here and at Coney Is land the surf bathing is fine and is daily enjoyed to the utmost by thousands.— The shelving beaches are lined with apparently endless rows of bathing hou ses—little coops hardly large enough to turn round in, where the would-be bather divests him or herself of all tog gery and dons the hideous bathing suit, previously hired from the proprietors A more compl e te transmogrification than that of a fashionably dressed young lady on such occasioDS, it would be difficult to imagine. Instead of following the true order, going iu a chrysalis to emerge a butterfly, she disappears a but terfly to reappear one ef the most dis couraged looking chrysalies that ever existed. A coarse, baggy suit coming a little below the elbow and knee hangs shapelessly on a form which may be Vecus-like or the contrary, but which certainly gets no flattery from its pres ent covering. Her false hair is all gone and what little remains is wound into a tight little ball on her crown. This is covered by a large, coarse, torn straw hat tied under the^chin. She evidently has a general feeling that she is "all outdoors," and paddles down to the water, knees and elbows in, blushing like a red, red rose. With the first wet ting comes the crucial test. While the dress is dry it does afford some slight disguise, but the moment it is soaked —good-bye concealment. Clinging like the wearer's own skin it pitilessly con fesses every line and angle, be that of a statue or that of a laths. However, bathing is healthy and refreshing, and she has plenty of company, so she gets through the ordeal well enough. Of course there are many other sea side watering places along the shore on both sides of New York ; but the four just named are the nearest and best known. Unfortunately their total ca pacity would not accommodate one-half our people who need the ohange, even if the latter had means to avail them selves thereof So the vast majority must suffer through the furnace heat without respite of any kind. At what fcarful cost this is done is best seen from the mortality reports. Last week tbe deaths reported were 1298, nearly or quite as great as for any equal time during the prevalence of cholera or small-pox. The ravages of the weather among the children of the poor have become so alarming that the city has employed fifty physiciaus to work among ! them, while strong efforts, are being made in other directions to better their condition. St. John's Guild, the most energetically humane society in the city, is doing a. noble work in its free excursions for poor children. Its plan is to charter immense barges which it fills with the little sufferers and their mothers, when they have any, and then has them towed down the bay to where the fresh salt breeze can blow over thfem, bearing healing on its wiogs.— By these various efforts many lives have been saved, but nothing short of a speedy and radical change in tempera ture will save the Centennial summer from being remembered with a black mark. As a result of short ice crop of last winter and the recent great demands upon them, the ice men have put up the price of that indispensable commodity, and should a change not come soon, a further advance will be the result — Fortunately the water supply about which the alarmists began croaking a week ago proves equal to the emer gency, the chief engineer reporting that we can stand a month of drought yet without suffeiiug that terrible depriva tion. DON CARLOS. Don Carlos is iu the city, having ar rived here from Philadelphia, but at tracts little atteDtiou. We're too hot to bother ourselves much about a Pre tender so soon after having a genuine Emperor among us. DROWNING OF A MILLIONAIRE. A sad accident occured on the even ing of the 20th in the capsizing of the yacht "Mohawk" off Stateu Island, by which her owner. Vice-Commodore Gamer of the N. Y. Yacht Club, with his wife, wife's brother aud a young lady were drowned. Mr. Garner, though a young man of thirty-five years, was a very prominent business man, owning many large cotton mills, and leaving a fortune variously esti mated at from fifteen to eighteen millions. Radix. Letter from Sam'l Townsend. Tbe Latest Improvement In Newspaper Business. I sent Mr. C. P. Johuson, of the Ga zette, a communication a few days ago, taking exception to the action of the Committee on Rules. Instead of pub lishing my communication and giving the people a chance to judge for them selves, the said editor makes large and extended comments on it himself in the Gazette. This is very liberal, indeed ! and I will here ask him why it is that the Republican party can and do allow the negroes in their party to help nom inate ther candidates in this county for Legislature and Levy Court by ballot, aud why the leaders of the Democratic party for the last thirty years have fought against, and put every possible obstruction iu tbe way, to prevent Dem ocratic white men from exercising the same right that the white Republicans allow the negroes in their party tojdo— help nominate, by ballot, the candidates for Legislature and Levy Court. The great Thomas Jefferson, the founder of the Democratic party, admitted and pro claimed that all political rights rested in the people Then, by what right do partisans, who are only the equals of the people, assume to dictate to, tie up aud debar the white Democratic masses from exercising these equal rights ? All party rules are the work of tricksters to cheat the masses out of their rights: for I bold that one county meeting assem bled, the masses iu it are equal to the masses at a previous county meeting. If this was not au acknowledged truth in Democracy, there would soon be nothing worth assembling for, and this was what Thomas Jefferson meant when he said the immortal words, "Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Liberty." Samuel Townsend. Townsend, July 27. General News Summary. Gen. Merritt, with ten cavalry com panies, will reach General Crook on August 1st. Many English mills are working on two-thirds time, and wages are reduced besides. Five Germau girls were drowned near St. Joseph, Missouri, on Sunday, by the capsizing of a skiff. Judge Taft Bays that he and the President are not at all at loggerheads about Avery or any of the whiskey cases. The prospects of a good wheat crop in England and ou the Continent are good, but the prices are continually de clining. The President has signed the joint resolution for the issue of silver coin ; also, the act to continue the public printing ; and the act to remove thepo litical disabilities of P. G. T. Beaure gard Mill property is selling at panic pri ces in New England Stillman's woolen manufactory at Westerby, Conn , built in 1850 at a cost of $100,000, was re cently sold at an assignee's sale for $28,000. Political Notes. Ben Franklin is the Democratic can didate for Congress in the eighth Mis souri district. The Boston Post expects that impor tant industry, "the bloody shirt fac tory," to run on full time during the next four months. The Herald comes out warmly in favor of Mr. Manton Marble as the democratic candidate for Governor of New York. Ex-Gov. Vance and Judge Settle, candidates for Governor of North Caro lina, have entered upon a joint canvass of the State. From present appearances ex-Gover nor Walker will be unanimously nomi nated for re-election to Congress to represent the Richmond (Va.) district. À brief call has been issued for a greenback State convention in Kentucky to nominate an electoral ticket The times and place have not vet been New Hampshire Legislature ad jouroed on Saturday. Its principal work was the removal of every Demo cratic State and county official, and re districting the State in the especial interest of the Republican party, Hon. James H. Ashley, known as "the great impeaoher" in the case of President Johnson, announces that be supports Tilden. In former days he was one of the most prominent and ac tive republicans in Northein Ohio, and served several terms in Congress. Der Waechter Am Erie, a leading organ of the Germans of Northern Ohio, published at Cleveland, which last year supported Hayes for Governor with great vigor, has oome out for Tilden. A New York dispatch states that on Sunday afternoon a tornado swept over Rockaway Beach, the like of which has not been known there for thirty years. Several steamboats lying at the wharves were more or less damaged and some of the restaurants were unroofed. No loss of life is reported. RESOLUTIONS By the Rector and Veetry of St. Altoe'e Church, Middletown. Whereas, In the providence of Almighty God, our fellow-vestryman, Capt. Joseph M. Babb, has been removed from our midst by a sudden und painful death, therefore, Resolved, That we hereby record our deep sense of ihe loss sustained by ourselves, as a vestry ; and by this parish, of which our de parted Brother was a consistent aud devout communicant. Resolved, That we cherish his example, and implore divine help to follow it in all faith fulness ; that, together with him, we may have our perfect consummation and reward in the resurrection of the just. Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be published in the Middletown Tbahsceipt, and that one be also communicated to the family of the deceased, assuring them of our heartfelt sympathy in their unspeakable sorrow. Jim gttatisemenk T. ANNE'S SCHOOL, MIDDLETOWN, Delaware. A Day and Boarding School for Girls and Yonng Ladies. Rev. William C. Butler, Rector. This School is offered to the parents of this peninsula as a Home, under their own eye and within iheir reach, where their daughters may receive faithful training in all things.that conduce to physical, mental and spiritual growth ; as members of th« family, of society and, above all, the Church of God. Address the Rector for circulars. The Fall term begins September 20th, 1876. ju!2Sy s $25 REWARD! Was STOLEN from the premises of the subscriber near Galena, Md., on the evening of Tuesday, July 18th, a DARK ROAN NARR, 7 years old, 15 hands high, well made, thin black mane and tail, some scars on her back, close to her rump, made ,n rolling, and shod in front. The above reward will be paid for her return, or for information that will lead to her recovery. THOS. H. TURNER. July 29, 1876. AYER'S CATHARTIC PILLS For all tbe purposes of a Family Physic, CURING Costiveness, Jaundice, Dyspepsia, Indigestion, Dysentery, Foul Stom ach and Breath, Head ache, Erysipelas, Piles, Rheumatism, Eruptions \and Skin Diseases, Bil iousness, Liver Com plaint, Dropsy, Tetter, Tumors and Salt Rheum, Worms, Gout, Neuralgia, as a Dinner Pill, and Purifying the Blood, are the most congenial purgative yet perfected. Their effects abund antly show how much they excel all other Pills. They are safe and pleasant to take,'but powerful to cure. They purge out the fonl humors of the blood ; they stimulate tbe slug gish or disordered organs into action ; and they impart health and tone to the whole being. They cure not only the every day complaints of every body, but formidable and dangerous diseases. Most skilful physicians, most eminent clergymen, and our best citizens send certificates of cures performed, and of great benefits derived from these Pills. They are the safest and best physic for children, be cause mild as well as effectual. Being sogar coated they are easy to take; and being purely vegetable, they are entirely harmless. PBKPAKBD BY Dr. J. C. AYER A CO., Lowell, Mass., Practical and Analytical Chemists. Sold by ail druggists and dealers in medicine. Soluble Pacific Guano. QUICK IN ITS ACTION. PERMANENT AS BONE. Bè sure and see tbe Exhibit of the PACIFIC GUANO CO., at the Centennial. They have Corn, Tobacco, Cotton, Vegetables and Flow ers all growing from the use of the Soluble Pacific Guano. Examine the model of the works and see all that enters into the SOLUBLE PACIFIC GUANO, aud be sure and use it this fall. Ask your nearest dealer for the Soluble Pacific Guano SHARPLESS & CARPENTER ! Ko. 39 South water Street, PHILADELPHIA. Jul 29-3m TO THE PEOPLE OF Fort Fein, Bouta loot, Collins' Beach anil Delaware Bay Shore. For the last six weeks the steamer A _bO X IE Xj , jLÆïSït Capt. J. L. Robbson, Has been running regularly ACROSS THE BAY from Bombay Hook, making a very de lightful and cheap EXCURSION. This is to announce that from and after the present date the Music of a fine PARLOR ORCHESTRA will be added to tbe attractions of the trip. The ARIEL, on down trip, will leave the different landings (according to the tides) as follows: Port Penn, from 10.54to 11.15 a.m. back at 3.30 p.m. Collins' Beach, 11.15 to 11.45 a.m., back at 3 p.m. Bombay Hook, from 11.30 to 12, back at 2 p.m. Excursion TICKETS across the Bay, from either landing, 25 Cents. No Half-fares. Children under 6, no charge. REFRESHMENTS AND MEALS, BUT NO LIQUORS ARE SOLD ON THE ARIEL. FOR PHILADELPHIA. The ARIEL leaves Bombay Hook for Phil adelphia daily, (Sundays included) at 2.30 p. m. Collins' daily, (Sundays included) at 3 p.m. Port Penn at 3.45 p.m. daily, (except Sundays) touching at Chester, and reaching the city from 6.30 to 7.30 p.m. FARE (from either landing) to Philadelphia, 50 cts. Chil dren 6 to 12, Half-fare. PEACHES and other FRUIT will he car? ried on the ARIEL as in former years. E. B. TAGGART, Agist, 104 North Delaware Avenue. July 20, '76 W. C. Eliason, Clerk. A dispatch from Eareks, California, says about 9 o'clock on Sunday night a oloud burst on the Diamond range of mountains, thirteen miles east of that place, which resulted in the death of thirteen Chineae wood-choppers and probably a large number or Italians camped in the canon getting ont timber. The Italians were camped a short dis tance above, and as no traoa can be found it is feared they all perished. The wrestling match for $1,000, be tween Bauer and Miller, at Baltimore Monday night, resulted in a victory for the latter, after a close contest. on THE MARKETS. MIDDLETOWN GRAIN MARKET. CORRECTED WEEKLY BY ISAAC JOBES, JR. Wheat,. Corn, yellow Corn, White, Oats. Timothy Seed Clover ..$1.08 . SO cts. ..50 cts. .31 cts. .4 00 ll .13.00 MIDDLETOWN PRODUCE MARKET. CORRECTED WEEKLY BY B. M. REYNOLDS. 18 $ doi. Eggs. Butter. Lard. Spring Chickens, Live. .20@25cts. $ lb ..14@15 " " 15 $ lb. PHILADELPHIA MARKETS. $1 email@example.com$bus. .58@60 $ bus. .35@40 cts. . 17@18 p lb. .3.05@ 3.01. Prime red wheat. Corn.. Oats (Pennsylvania) Clover seed. Timothy. BALTIMORE MARKETS Wheat, good to amber Corn, white, old.. Corn, yellow....». Oats, Southern. Rye. 1.15@$1 20 .58(5)60 .55@58 . 37@40 cts. .70@76 N THE ORPHANS' COURT, New Castle County To DA VID GREEN of said County, greeting: Take notice that a Sommons has been issued commanding you to appear before tbe Or phans' Court of said County, at New Castle, on MONDAY, the 4th day of September nex t, to show cause, if any you have, why a certain Judgment in the Superior Court of New Cas tle County shall not be entered as a lien against the interest of the said David Green in the Recognizance of James Sallivan, upon proceedings bad in the matter of tbe Real Es tate late of Samuel Green, deceased. C. M. VANDEVER, Clerk Orphans' Conrt. J-ss. I Attest : Jul 22-6t THE OLD AND RELIABLE. T HE undersigned respectfully informs the citizens of Middletown and vicinity that he is prepared with excellent Horses, Wagons and Carts, to do all kinds of HAULING at the lowest rates. Coal and Lumber hauled at short notice and on the most resonable terms. Orders for baggage or other parcels left at the Post Office will receive prompt attention. Good Building Sand always on hand. tjanl-77 W. W WILSON. R. TOWNSEND, TOWNSEND, DEL., WITH A. STEWART ft SON, Commission Dealers IN PEACHES, &o., NO. 29 ft 31 FULTON ROW, WEST WASH INGTON MARKET, NEW YORK. P. S.—Shipper* written to daily, and pro ceeds sent promptly each week, and between the close of the peach season and Christmas we will pay for lost baskets. We shall ajso cart peaches over the ferry from Jersey City to New York for 3 cents per basket and 5 cents per crate. Mr. WM. N. WILSON will be our shipping agent at Middletown, daring tbe coming peach season, and will be assisted by Mr. ASBURY PFNN1NGTON. je24-3ms TRUSTEE'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE. By virtue of an order of the Orphans' Conrt of the State of Delaware, in and for New Castle county, made tbe 3rd day of April, A. D. 1876, will be exposed to sale at public auctioc, at tbe Hotel of George Whitfield, in the town of New Castle, on THURSDAY, AUG. lYth, 1ST«, AT 11 o'clock, A. X., The following described lands and tene ments, being tbe residue of tbe Real Estate late of Michael Denning, deceased, to- vit :— All that tract and parcel of land situate in Red Lion Hnndred, New Castle county and State aforesaid, bounded and described as follows : beginning at a stone on the west side of Bnek road, corner for John Marcy and these premises, tbenee down tbe side of the said road south 38° 32' west 5 84-100 per ches, thence soath 50° 50' east 4 32-100 per ches to a stake, thence north 38° 32 / east 8 8-10 perches to a stone in — Jester's land, thence with said Jester's land north 50° 50 / west 13 4-10 perches to a stone, corner for this and said Jester's land and line of land of — Bradley, thence with said Bradley's land north 10° 14 48-100 perches to a stone, corner for this and said Bradley's land, thence north 86° 3 / west 10 88-100 perches to a stone cor ner for this and said Bradley's land, thence N. 1° 2' W. 47 16-100 perches to a stone, cor ner for this and lands of — Bradley and Dr. Tyndall, thence with said Tyndall's land S. 86° 43' E. 18 24-100 perches to a stone in lioe of land of John Marcy, corner for this and land of Dr. Tyndall, thence with said Marcy's land S. 7° 45' W. 44 4-10 perches to a stone, corner for this and said Marcy's land, thence with said Marcy's land S. 50° 30' E. 26 8-10 perches to the west side of said Buck road and place of beginning, containing within said bounds 6 Acres and 12 Perches of land, be the same more or less. And it is ordered that the purchasers there of be and appear at the next Orphans' Court for New Castle county, that the court may assign to him, her or them the premises sold pursuant to said order, be, she or they with sufficient surety or sureties to be approved by the Court, entering into recognizance to the State, to be taken and acknowledged in said Court, in a penal sum to be determined by the said Court, with condition to pay to the par ties entitled severally, or their executors, ad ministrators or assigns respectively, their just and proportionate shares of tbe said purchase money, with interest from such time as tbe Court may determine, in manner and form as may by the direction of said Court be pre scribed and appointed in said condition. Attendance will be given and terms of sale made known at the time and place aforesaid JOHN H. RODNEY, ., Trustee, Oa by Bis Attorney. by Attest : C. M. Yandever, Clerk Orphans' Conrt. DIVIDEND NOTICE. Citizens' National Bank, ) Middletown, Dil., July 3d, 1876. j The Board of Directors have this day de clared a DIVIDEND of FO(JR (4) PER CENT, clear of taxes, out of tbe earnings of the last six months, payable to the stockholders on and after the 15th inst. ju!8-4t J. R. HALL, Cashier. PEACH BASKETS. 100,000 first-class STAVE Peach Baskets for sale, to all my old customers, and all others needing baskets, at prices lower than they have ever been sold at before, and as low as any manufacturer or agent on the Peninsu la can sell them. Cali on or address E. R. COCHRAN. Middletown, Pel. jull-5t FOR SALS. A FINE 4 YEAR OLD COLT FOR SALE that cap trot a mile in three minutes. Apply at jul 15—lm THIS OFFICE. SA-I.E BILLS Neatly Printed at this Office. Jrg ëoods and êroiieries. DEPARTMENT OF CHINA —AND— It S. M. REYNOLDS, H&8 Opened This Week, IN THE SALESROOM, SECOND STORY, A fresh assortment of the WORLD-RENOWNED English China, in the newest patterns, imported direct from . Liverpool, consisting of HANDLE TEAS, BREAKFAST, DIN NER AND TEA PLATES, CREAM CUPS, BOWLS, PITCHERS, TOILET SETS, TEA POTS, COVERED BUTTERS WITH DRAINERS, COVERED VEGETABLE DISHES, SOUP AND SAUCE TUREENS, MEAT DISHES, ETC. Also, a full stock of IRON STONE AND COMMON WHITE WARE, in all tbe new patterns, which will be sold as low for Cash as any China House in the States. Glassware. Consisting of the new 5th Avenue, Saratoga and Newport GOBLETS, at prices from 90 cents to $1 75 per dozen. Table and Bar TUMBLERS, in full assortment and styles, from 50 cts to $1 per dozen. Mason's Porcelain lined tops and Gem, all glass, FRUIT JARS, in pints, quarts and half gallons, by the gross or dozen at factory prices. JELLY GLASSES, with tin and glass tops, in half and third pint sizes, at all prices from 45 to 90c. per dozen. Lamps and Fixtures. Ail sizes, prices and styles of the celebrated PERKINS & HOUSE NON-EXPLOSIVE LAMPS, tbe only safety Lamp now in use. Also, their make of GEEMAN STUDENT LAMP, which gives more light than any other Lam p made. CLASS LAMPS in all size! LAMP SHADES I And HOLDERS, CHIMNEYS, WICKS, Ac. In Our Basement We also offer to our friends and customers a very nice line of Housekeeping Articles, consisting of KNIVES AND FORKS, from 50 cents to $2.50 per dozen, TABLE AND TEA SPOONS, PORCELAIN LINED KETTLES, TIN FRUIT CANS AND CEMENT, BROOMS, BUCKETS, TUBS, CHURNS. anI T !owF£ LES a AND M0ulds > lawj » AND BOWLS, and a great many other very useful articles not mentioned for want of space. Please caU and see us before making purchases elsewhere, and save money at the CHEAP CORNER, MIDDLETOWN, DEL.