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1 i -I r % w * v V / N 1 \ 11 \ \ n / 4 V ! / ! /V //! V * ; / 'W y J Wllmlngtor ESTABLISHED 1831. WILMINGTON, DEL.. TIIUltSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13,1883. NEW SERIES. VOL. IV.-NO. 11 THE NEWS OF THE WEEK TLA H', LI DD El, I , MAKES A V TU /; iN EES* DK'K of the Tli niglil* Of I.a»M»r— lierai» K a Hon«* on Ill'llisli Noil. be ^fl, ad dr eased to Canada, )Ug the mails and A box of li ntlr found the Dsad Letter Office. «eut There is a scarcity of water iu Pater d the manufactories a motive power. , N. J., pending In consequence of the spread of yellow ail matter from the Pensacola ler.-d to be fumi d» steam fever, navy yard has be gated. A fatal coHIbod t* on the Weste miles fro Saturday Maryland railroad, 23 Baltimore ; killed aud two fatally injured. ok place The Horace Greeley farm at Chappa sold Saturday at trun Miss Gabrieli« M. Greeley bid it in for $10,000. Her's qua, N. Y. ' sale. the ly bid. er Lamport, from Baltimore as put in at Halifax in dis hundred and forty cattle her from Boston were lost The ste for Loud . Out .-hipped up Burg l house Trenton, N. J., , while the family and stole $1,000 plate aud $50 iu money. Dick Liddell, one of the notorious Jeaie Jatues gang, lias The story reveals almost every phase of crime, captured trains, plundered banks and highway robberies in plentiful pro fusion. In the Court of Crimiual Correction iu St. Louis last week, over 8U0 saloon keeper? for selling b abandoned Judge. This, it is said, against the St. Louis saloou keepers fur the present. The State Commissioner of Agrioultuie leived reports in crops of much injured by the "unfavorable weather." The de< iu the crop as compared with last year ounts to 25 per cent, au l iu the c crop to 15 per cent. The steamship William Cruue arrived at Baltimore Thursday tre tu Savannah greatly damaged by fire. She took fire Tuesday week oil the South Carliua coast, nud after strenuous efforts the ll extinguished wheu nearly $15,000 damage had been doue to the vessel aud cargo. Her hnll being of iron saved her from destruction. eutereil Oliver O. Bowman's Saturday «fier ont riding, orth of J îwelry and lo a full ooutefH'on. against Sunday the suggestion of tl e ds the fight of Mississippi, dioating that the cotton and that State " A oold wave appeared In the North west South aud E Saturday obed w liera the thermomei 7 below freezing. At Bismarck, » rfiiüroi-i. d Minnesota. Much c rop is reported. Friday aud rapidly extended filing St. Louis mug. The lowest point at Fort Garry, ManUoba, marked 25 de Dakota, the temperatur : d iu low« i danage to the c Wheu the morning Pennsylvania rail d train on the Lung Branch division •dge, Saturday engineer observe.I a with liis head over the rati. blown, but them. The Ills head is passing morning, tbe leaning do The warning whistles paid no heed wheels decapitated him. said to have jumped 20 feet after it had been takeu oil. lie was recoguizud as David Baker, a resident of Woodbridge. the It is stated that suit has b by Professor Willard Fiske, ex Librarian of Cornell Uuiveis-ity, to auuul the will of bis late wife, bequeathing $1,51)0,000 to tlie University. Tho groumi of actiou is a danse in its charter forbidding the University to bold property in exo $3 000,000. b ght of The b.quest, it is said, ie at the instance of Professor Fiske himself, lie U now in Italy. The Cromw 11 line steamer Cauitua, from New York, August 30th, for Halifax «truck Thursday morning ou Gull Island Newfoundland, and became a total los*. A thick fog prevailed at the time and a aud oiew, 60 in all, "leaped for their lives," but got ashore safely. Thu stsamer aauk before they could get pro visions or clothing from her. A st** has been sent to take them to St. Johns. iug. The passengers Martin Kaller, 31 years of age, shot dead by Constable Johnson, suburb of Chicago, Wednesday night week. Johnson lied friends of the dea«l burn Lib house i ing, which they said Johnson appeared Thursday morning with knife wounds, which he claimeil inflicted while he arrest Kaller boisterous companions. Frank Bwitzer, a deserter from Fort McGinnis, Montaua, was recaptured and takeu back by a equal of United Slates soldiers. Switz-r claims that he British soil, 3U miles from the United States line, when taken, nud that the troops unlawfully crossed the border aud captured bim aud bis two companions. He makes a direct appeal fur the protec tion of tbe British flag, and tbe matter is expected to tween the hooting, and attempted to retaliation for the Iciti thu unprovoked. trying to d some of the latter's lead to corresponde United States aud tbe I- * Doiuiui government. Tlie New Jersey Graud Army p asl got battle yesterday week whioh proved a pretty lively affair. The attacking party, repre senting a Confederate lo vigorously upou the Uui IMuoeton Junction , charged ists, who be exoited and refns» d to surrender. In ed 12 the melee that badly hurt that they had to be r«*woved stretchers, used up that they were hardly able to carry their muskets. many oth George W. Parrett, a New York clair voyant, says he has beeu informed by his "spirit guide" that dnring the revolu tionary war the people of Manhattan aud Long Islands Journeyed to a vault iu the ds where Central Park now is and oney aud valuables so that fiud them; hid their the British soldiers could that this treasure has remained untouched to this day and that it Parrett insiots that he knows exactly where to dig for i to the park coin to do so. The commissioners denied the application. be found <1 yesterday applied for permission The Chief of the Money Order Division of the Dost Office l)«pHrtmeut estimates that at least two-thirds of all money orders therefor the new postal notes c iu the place of postal orders. It is said that "the probability that attempts will counterfeit the new postal note?, if they should pass into circula tion has uot bee for sums leas than $5, and be ■ : be <le ency.which now •rlookcd by the Treasury Beoret service officials, aud a careful watch will be kept fur such attempts." Ex-Senator William Sharon rested a Sau Francis« afternoon on a « barge of a'ultery, as be was taking a tram for the East. The charge was preferred by Misa Aggie Hill, who claims that a contra*.t oi drawn up and agreed tc likely, Saturday between <i that, iu H'hlitiou, she loaned ly $78,000 of which he aid her. Miss Hill bases her bit $90,000, !:a «fia: •f ina*:iagH on tho fact of of marriage, as the states, n entered into between Mr. Bbart.u and Lerself, holding that in point of law it is equivalent to the marriage having been consummated. The afiair is openly pronounced a miserable case of black mailing, kept back until the last moment, when Mr. Sharon was leaving for the East. A vessel oi the Merritt CoA?t Wrec king Company anchored last week uff Elbe aud a diver began to search for the wreck of the ship Europe, which fi abont 35 years ago. Tho wreck found an«! the diver spent several hours in locating it. The vessel was loaded with i agree having b , steel and lead, and her way from London to N eked. Tho diver ft York when d the she was hall iu a good stats of preservation and brought np will be blown to pices next week. The ot the iron. The hall dlv«r also looatwd the wreck of the Eng lish ship Channoey Jen Long Branch. It and steel and wreck will also be blowu to pi John Supple and James Uearu employed in W.& R.MoCarthy 's slaughter house, near Hoboken. Supple stronger than ilearu and quite domineer ing and abusive. On Saturday afternoon Uearu <n , at loaded with iron coked in 1854. This off, to avoid assault from Supple, and shortly returned with his "big brother," Thomas Uearu. Thomas demanded of Hopple what he meant by bis continual ab answered with a blow clinched. They struggled like two Greeks, oles of their powerful frames at their highest tension, one moment Thomas having a alight advantage, aud the next Supple having a trille the bet ter of the wrestle. Thomas, however, after long struggling got the upper han«l aud threw Stipple thrice in suooeSBion. In the last fall Supple's head struck the floor with Buch force that he died in a few moments. The Hearn brothers were arrested. of James. Supple d the two mvn ili«> The few rviviug members of the Association of Old Defenders of Baltimore of the of 18J 2, attended service yesterday at the Broadway Methodist Episcopal Church tu that city. It had beeu the custom of the Old Defenders to meet iu the city hall on the Sunday preceding the anniversary of the battle of North Point, aud, after battle monument, Yesterday, owing infirmities of the survl dispensed with, and they to churoh from their h oiling around proceed to oburoh. to the age aud , the meeting taken iu carriages der escort of Wilson Post, G. A. It. There are eight survivors, six of whom were takeu to church, namely : William Batchelor, aged 96 years ; George Boas, 89 ; Nathauiel Watts. 88 ; Samnel Jen niugs, 86; Darius Wheeler, 86, James Mnrford, 87. Colonel K 11 bury, 94, aud Asbury Jerrett, 87. The other members of the Association, were infirm to participate in the uelebra ï tion. A Cincinnati dispatch says the Brother hood of Telegraphers has withdrawn from the Knights of Labor, because of the failure of the Knights to furnish them with financial assistance dnriug the late strike. Following this a Chicago dispatoli Bays that the Order of the Red Cross, a mutual benefit tho brotherhood to join its ranks iu a body, md that A. J. Morrip, late workman of the brotherhood in Chicago, has issued a circular to its members, ask ing them to participate iu the new move ment, aud assuring them that it will not be a violation of the pledge made by them to the Western Union Telegraph Compauy when they returned to work after the strike. It is not known whether the late BtrikerB will regard the not. T. V. I dation, has invited -l-'i move favorably of Sciantoi), Pa., has b Grand Master Wo.kman of the Knights of Labor. •elected The imitation of tbe old steamer Maid of the Mist pool Rapids below Niagara Falls Thurs day afternoon, in the presence of 10,000 spectators. The boat waa towed the stream and cut loose at abont the point where Captain Webb started on his fatal swim. Sue went swiftly down the stream, and wheu reaching tbe rapids dashed about like a small boat iu a kept her course safely through careening aud turn ing around several times. She reached tho whirlpool iu abont three miuutes from the time she struck water. Theu she floated around aud gradually worked toward the Canadian shore, re maining In the whirlpool about 20 minutes. After reaching the shore she secured and lier flags taken oil, alter pushed out into the stream distance, boys through the Whirl into rough t which she and floated down the ri taken in tow by aud tied little the Lewiston dock. She hut up atdamaged. J^Near Daravilie, iu D« Kalb county, Ga., of Mr. Spre l demanded of wheu she a*m gro entered the hour well, who Mrs. Sprewell something to eat. She told him she had nothing prepared. He pistol upon her and compelled her to furnish him food. After eating he demanded all the house aud absent thereupon drew ey in the giveu $6. Emboldened by bis success be grossly insuted lh^ lady. Indignantly spurning tbe wretch she sc reined for assistance, which put the negro to flight and brought three white farm hands to the honse, one of whom was her The trio started in pursuit of the negro, and iu a few minutes brought him to bay, with his back against a rock. As young Sprewell advanced to make him a prisoner tbe black suddenly whipped bis knife aud stabbed Sprewell to the heart, killing him instantly. Sprewell's enraged their revolvers and fired simultaneously, droppiug the negro dead over his victim's body with two bullets iu bis brain. No ests will lie made as public sympathy is with the avengers. panions drew Much excitement and bad feeling has Rockingham and several of the adjacent counties of North Carolina, by cases of white women nning off aud marrying negro men. white girls, Mary of them very comely, deliberately left their homes with coal-black negroes. Tbe parents d brother of the girls got on the track of the fugitives, aud armed with shot guns pursued them hotly fora few hoars. Til« brother of ds of her. She her dusky li *.i Wednesday week Lorai d Sarah Lace for life or death. The of the girls got within 500 riding bahimi the same horse which lie was belal*oriug. The brother hailed them aud raise«] his gnu to shoot the u«»gro, but desisted for fear of killing his sister. They were better mounted, and the horse with the double load distanced tbe pursuers. One of the conples ested ou the outskirts of Rockingham and there is now strong talk ot lynching the man. Nine oases of this kind have occurred iu six months, and all in the section of the county, white women nning off with negro men. iu with a verdiot of no» gnilty. Argument In the Frauk James trial « onoludtdand the case given to the jury at 12.20 p. m Thursday. At 4 p. m. tLe jury The announcement of the verdict struck the throng dumb for a moment, tbe best friemls of James iu that outlaw admiring community had«ot hoped for auything more than a hung Jury. Then tbe air was rent with shouts and cheers that threatened to lift the roof oil the Opera Honse, iu which the court held. The prisoner himself seemed the least affected,receiving tbe announcement oooly aud almost indifferently. In a out his counsel grasped him by tbe hand, an«l his friends began to gather abont him. Soon the crowd separated add ft 11 back to allow the prisoner's wife and boy an opportunity to greet him. The curial tempered mob, a majority of probably thought iu their h*-art9 guilty and expected to in each that the him punished, took np the «hont hour aft the street,and it seemed for the adjournment that everybody iu Gal latin yelling. There dictments against him for robbery, but he will probably convicted on auy of them. other in id der er be •rfectly ImIKIc if. *la "Inde Paris, Bept. 7.—The peudenoe Amerioane-1777-1882" scribed upon the statue of Lafayette which In his address at the bau«tuet which succeeded tho unveiling, Mr. Waldeok Rousseau, Minister of the Interior, declared that nothing thieateu«d the strength of the Government aud that ie viewed with indifference tli6 ruing ill unveiled at Le Puy yesterday. •ent »hist. He asserted that «monies seemed anxious to claim a heritage which must certainly enta 1 the bauishmeut of the claimant. Tli© ltuNMlan Cattle Flaguc. Et. Petersburg, Bept. 7.—Report from all parts of Russia state that tbe cattle plsguo continu« 8 its ravages with unabated tnry. Over a million cattle have fallen viotims of the plague within the past fonr yeers in European Russia alone. the eh a m< j 1 .Mi..* low Til In fini JiinIIi-c \V Received by the I* Kansas Citt, Mo., Sept to the Times, from Gal:a upon the announced) i.• . acquitting Frauk J *mm, q démonstration of appl certain quarters of the court Court, however, quietly frowned it d« and, singling a young man who made a •venient to throw up his hat, called the bar and administered a severe reprimand. Tito youth proved to he Luther James of Kansas City, a coneiu of the defeudeut. The prisoner received the verdict with perfect oomposnre, ai did also his wife, but Mrs. Samuels, his mother, waB much affected. lu order to guard against any disturbance which might follow, the saloon of the place The question a« A special ;Al f the verdict e a dei i.led h came fr^ra •in. The him ordered closed, the disposition of the remaining indiotmunta against Frank James, for complicity in the killing of Westfall at the Winston rubbery and the murder of Sheets at the Gallatin Bank robbery in 1868, was theu oonsideted the oases were continued until the Octo ber term, the prisoner being removed to await further trial. It. is announced that he will not attempt to furnish bail, but will remain In jail until the next term. It can be truthfully said that the diet was a genuine surprise to the c muuity, and much indignation is pressed at its nature. A member of tL-e jury state«l to a repot ter that on the first ballot 11 jurymen were for acquittal and I for conviction, and that one, after hearing plauation of the views ot the others, made bis vote to acquit. A versât ion with the foreman of the jury borated the statement of this jury .1 indication of the public senti ment a subscription paper la-t night and signed by citizens, including the foremost of tdie A olroa lute : a buudred , aud , for Prosecutor testimonial ef most of the business the purpose of presenting Wallace of Kansas City, a their heartiest endorsement of his o duot of the their appreciation of his efforts i of the State. se, aud to assure hi of behalf JUDGE RLACK'S REÇU. '«'lie I.ule .liirl.st'N AiiMtvcr ««» J oiler eon I>aviN. The Philadelphia /Vcm Monday prints a seven-oolnmn article, giving Judge Black's posthumous reply to Jefferson Davis' recent attack upon him. Judge Black maintains his former position iu re gard to the seoessiouists and is very severe upon the acts ot ex-Confederate President and those who acted with him. He asserts that Davis peace and planning war, and always *<*y. ing to get Buchanan to yield to the de mands of the secessionists. The most important part of the hi tic!» relates to his association with Buchanan dnring the last three months of bis ad ministration. Tbe differences betwe desoribed, and inuer history of that period set out in forcible and entertaining words. Ile de flues the scope of Buchanan's reply to tho Booth Carolina commission, and why he was going to leave the Cabinet. His ultimatum to tbe President at that moment is given in full. His reasons for his acts at that time are outlined. It tells of Buchanan's position upon secession, aud denies that his letter to the Bouth Carolina commission acknowledged the right ot a State to secede. talking the ch Of the JOHN JACOB ASTOR. Ills Entire Estate Non. Ie He« lo Ills It announced in N« circles last week that John Jacob Astor had deeded all Ms property to hi? , William Walotf Astor, nc States Minis'. York legal h United that the 1 after the to Rc deeds will not bs h ther's death. Young Asti erything, subject, however, to u p«*u siou of $100,000 per annum payable»/ ing tho latter's life. B; A-:?« Uri his father «1 this it the 8 • Pliai*-** h intact, a »ill. o objects—he keeps the and prevents auy litigation o The present of the Astor estate is estimated r.l between $ 60 , 060 ,hint aud $70,000,000, consisting largely of solid buildings between Twenty-third an«l Fiftietli streets and Eighth and Third aveunes, New York oity. It has always been the idea of John Jacob Astor practi cally to eutail this property, aud tu have the estate descend intact from generation to generation, besides the city property there are large traots of laud at Newport, U I , aud elegant cottages at different resorts. «I l.i er Dead. Reading, Pa., Sept. 6.—Frederick Lauer, the well-known bre president of the United States Brewers' Cong the first and the l«a«ler of many public enterprises, died at midnight of affection of the stomach, aged 73 years. [Frederick Lauer ago. II« d with his father about 74 years of Ja uative of Landau, Bavaria, igrated to Readiug Hid father began tbe at 9 years of age. brewing business shortlyatter his arrival iu this country, and upon oomiug ot age tbe deceased took charge of the burduess. of the first bre He iu this country among tho very earliest who brewtd lager beer. He a public spilited tributed in various wsys to the cess of all deserviug public enterprises. A staunch Democrat, he held positions of trust in the muui- ijinl gov ernment of Reading, au-1 prominently spoken of for State Trea■*• . After his term as President o' the National Brewers Association of wb'cö be the leading spirit, expired, he chosen as chairman of tbe agitation oo mittee, whose duty it matters of legislate malt IhjHors. He tiau and a ; watch affecting the sale of a devout Chris attendaut 1 régulas at the Rev. Mr. Kuendig's Lutheran Church to the erection of whioh he con tributed liberally. In business he most sagacious and built ding. A year reverses overtook him aud he failed, since which time the breweries b operated by his of the La* large brew ago been under the name Brewing Company, The de 4« of 'Squire L. C. Her ceased tolette of this city. ] J'ERSONA L. Mrs. Amanda iwkford, wid.rw of Henry Eckferd, one of the earliest and most famous of Amer So an ship builders, has just died at her home, in Norwalk, Coon. Bokford became known as a ship builder during tbe war of 1812. Ue bnilt the old line-of battle ship Ohio, fauioi ... the largest aud fastest sailing vessel of her time. Ue became chief naval or:: strnctor of Turkey, aud die«! in that office in 1852. Milton Bel Her, a farmer of near Allen* , went into the house food asked lor by a tramp. Tlie latter disappeared duriug Mr. Beidlers absence aud subsequently the barn discovered to be fire and the tramp rnnniug from the burning followed by a posse of building. He neighbors but made good his escape. The loss is about $5,000. Wednesday week Win. Jndson Garri , a farmer's hoy living married to Lizzie Bogert, a comely country lass ot 17. Young Garri had just kissed his bride, wheu he remarked: "I then astonished the wrenching off a chair leg them ceeded to smash the stove aud break dishes. Theu he front stoop, quietly stripped himself and started Wilkes barre inspired by God." He ddlng party by >1 driving of doors, after which be pro out upon the throagh the village, pnrsned by a orowd, oaptnred, and Thursday taken to an insane asylum. The young bride is prostrated with grief at the strange effect the marriage has had upon her husband. Bhe has taken to her bed, and it is feared may herself beoome insane. He to RCUE: A fOI Who Neue I Mr. Moult I■ l.i ck in I« Special «. orresp<iinl>-i Sept. 8 —A dispatch in your paper yesterday aummueed the tact iudepeu tli At George 1. Meekins dent c «lidate for county treasurer, the offl !e ï h holds. Mr Meek lug more a h a candidate for state comptroller an«l from that time up to the meeting of the ventiou he was busily engaged in working np Iub claim. Mr. M«'eklus was also a candidate for county treasurer. The late convention refused hy a large majority to elect dele gates to the state conventiou iu his inter ests as candidate for comptroller, and by a small majority he failed to receive the nomination for treasurer. Mr. Meekius has been treasurer for fonr terms, eight years.ranch longer than his predecessor held the office. He has made a good officer, bul announced himself Dr.rohester couoty e passed by the General Assembly in 1878 made him with ordinary intelli gence will conduct the business In isfactory He cannot, in his independent candidacy, be elected, becanse there public but comparatively f will. \V1 , and any sat baa Mr. Meekius. many Re* who will not support him, aud irats who I» • Mr. Meekius' name placed before the convention for dation the question abide by the deoision of the and he said ho The omi asked would he tainly would. ent Republic not nominate a candidate f r leaving a plank in Mr. Meekin's favor, it being uuderstiod that that party would quietly support him as au inde pendent. This action has greatly weak ened the Republican chances tor the election of any part of their uncomplete ti* ket Cotouel Joseph Wallace, a prom inent Republican of this city, aud a can didate for the gubernatorial nomination, is understood to have a batch of damaging facts against Mr. Meekins, and they will doubt be brought to the snrfa« long, aud the pills of the Cambridge / the Repnnlicau organ, it is said ongh to destroy Mr. Meekin's ohmic for success, though that paper, under i present management, endorses him. That there will be au official tionof the affair if the treasury ofll very certain, and the results in muoh uncertainty. Mr. Meekins' friends iu the oouvention him, aud by November the polit ici his following will be very email, though his latest move has m:questionably in political circles. The did tl is yet d.serl. «treated a Republic-. div.ded tW. .. .. aud since the appointment of W. T. Fable as collector of internal revenue, at«i the doiugs of tin ir convention, the turmoil iu their camp is very great, and the two factions are fighting each other vigorously. h CHUS H ED R Y CARS. li -«Icrlck N *!>»• In* Weil 1 . l'lifull.v Injur«*«! ' Frederick 8hip , aged 2j years, a fatally mi.lay hI. Germ; ne 1 at nie g ab NV-st Yard L-j! ' 1 ui a friend, Gabriel Ingenbaugh Iked from New York to Tren ton about a week ago ami, jumping a train there, ride to Philadelphia, whence they walked to tbid city, arriving here lug about 11 o'clock. They searched all day for employment, but failing to find work walked to the West Yard about lip. m., for the purpose of jumping a train for Baltimore. Shipman -•..ceded in hoarding a car before his left leg got caught be en a couple of bumpers. The train stopped as quickly as possible, and tbe unfortunate man was takeu out aud laid upou the grass. As oable I He Hat m il ay un had uo e than s praoti moved to the railroad hos i»l.«d limb pital iu thi? city, whir; the amputated ju«t ab« the k by Dr*. Kane and ogle. The patient received great a shock that •look yesterday morning. Undertaker Palmer removed the body the morgue,where an inquest was held . A verdict of accidental death by being crush««! between the bumpers ol two «üi was rendered. Detective Jones will telegraph to the parents of the deceased, who 1307 Webster street, Sau F account of the accident. The dead iber of tlie fi bio worke their works ty to ge that be was died about 2 ;ive at No. tosulz .l l,y a of Davidson & lire., who visited Saturday aud a^ked for something to eat, staling marble cutter. Instead of giving him money he was offered employ ment and accepted, aud started oll with the alleged intention of getting his tools. He was afterward j »inert by a confederate scrutinizing a small band map of the United states. This was the last It is thought they tramps. d the of either of them professional SUNDAY I. LEMNOS'S EIRE. A Dlu/e l.ixlite I j Soul li WllniliiKfo The frame sheds ot A. A. East burn & Brother, situated ou Lcbdell street Ueald, caught fire about 6 o'clock Huuday eveningandjbefore tlie fire depart ment, which was summoned through box 17, oould arrive tlie flames ha l so rapioly progressed that all toward protecting neighboring properties. Tbe frame premises which consisted of a shed aud slaughter house, about 50x150 «entirely destroyed within half an bcur. Nearly all of ih<* contents saved, a number of horses aud wago being run out when the fire was Hist dis covered. The Btore an«l dwelling w somewhat scorched au.l the weatherboards at the «m! ot the brick honse, belonging to a Mrs. Kirk of Germantown,Pa.,caught fire from the sparks aud was «la uagtd to the extent of $260. The loss on the destroyed buildings is estimated at about $1 000, insured iu tli Farmer's Mutual aud New Castle Couoty insurance companies of this city. Tuo flames aud sun-ke of the fire wire visible iu the central part of the city, and the tend« iciaity crowded with spectators. Work (lie I rlca. A Wyomiug, Del., correspondent of tbe American Grocer writes : Tlie cauuers all happy, and doing all they can with peaches, pears aud tomatoes. The pack of yellow peaohes wiil be very heavy, notwithstanding the price of the gr« fruit, which h now selling at stations from 50c to $1 per basket; Bartlett pears, 25o per basket, one canner taking 1,000 baskets fren could chard. Tbe better, and, I high r«*pu ds A 1 b ï : predict, will advance tb« ; tat Ion of the party w! Tomatoes very solid, smooth, aud a heavy crop, cannera tak ing them from $6 50 to $7 50 per ton. Up to, and Including August 31st, there have liHsn shipped >>v«r the Delaware railroad 2,017 car loads. At of 500 baskets, this gives 1,008,500. It is estimated that shipments by rail bave been lesseued at least 30,000 baskets daily, eqqnl to 60 car loads, by the evaporat«»», and canneries (of whioh have 178 south of Wiliuiuglon^t is said,) giving them about 170 baskets a? daily «rag«, whioh 1 deem a low estimate. Evaporators V erage buying small peaches at 25 cents per basket, aud readily getting five to five and a half pounds average yield of splendid stock, and for which, I learn,offers of 25c. per pound have beeu made for their entire product! for evaporated apples, which very fine, though fruit this season. Borne very superior "Fallow-waiters" are going to market, growers selling at $2 75 per bbl. (single heads) at stations. The oauners paying 12c. peeling peaches. Western partiea baying canned peaches for Ootober delivery. d high 20c. aud 25c. also scarce than other j form legislative shoes, expeoting to get [ all the custom of people who want foot to last forever. j Ifio. per basket for A Reading shoemaker has decided to devote his oapital and energy to the ufaoture of Pennsylvania Democratic ITEMS UF LOCAL INTEREST. !.. V. H E R J OI. ET TE, DELA WA new cadet. onitlor llayard «fieri thet'lfy a Fark —The Wilmington A North« IlNll in Hruneli— Nucci Elgin h of til«) ■id;Kl . The free library for gentlemen whioh the Young Woman's Christian Temper te Union established at the southeast corner of Eighth aud Kirkwood streets thB ago has proved a saoceBS. 50 oallers ening ; never let's than 25. The ♦ kly attendance is abont 200. six Sometimes there high iu average All of the leading magazines and papers shelves kept well filled with interesting volumes. During the month of July 150 books were purchased. The number in the library is 360. Among the oallers there elderly years ot age. The visitors mostly young file and the book of books several of them being 60 . The rooms, two iu number, well lighted, clean aud adorned with pictures. The playing of checkers, ohess, baokgam elle games as aud par is permitted In the apartment in of the reading the . The library Mondav, Tuesday, Wednes day, Thursday and Friday evenings at 7 o'clock, and on Saturday night one hour Her. From 10 ti 11 o'clock is the time for closing the rooms. Benjamin F. Hines, the librarian, preserves good order. 8 DIET. Fi CMOIlfUliOII Of Hum» 1 1* F« Past Po« t Commanders William U. d J. Frederick Loeble, Armstrong George W. Elliott and Alexander 1res of a committee appointed by Admiral DuPont Post No. 24, G. A. R , of Philadelphia, to itable testimonial to be pre sented to Admiral S. F. Dnl'out Post No. 2, of this city, as ai appreciation of the Memorial Day, prepare a •xpressiou of their -ceplion given them this city Thurs day night to perform that duty. Seveial comrades of their post accompanied them. On their arrival at the depot in this oity at 7.45 o'clock they w« re m--t aud de '«uticn committee tainefi there by a until the arrival of Post 2, beaded by the flute d d corps. * They irted to the heai >f I he post in the thet qna MoClary Building, where fi e was held. Cooling of Philadelphia . Pi st C mmauder Armstrong made a Bpeech, an i presented to DuPont PoBt a set of resolutions, adopted by the Phil adelphia port. The resolutions grobsed in 20 diffe open camp Post Commander John B. chosen ohair :d UntB, and encased in a haudsome frame of bur nished gold bronae aud crimson velvet. copy of the résolu The following is tions : Headquarters DdPont I T, No. 24, ) * niiiTUkiii-uiA, Juno 2d, 1883, ' r Department Pennsylvania, G. A. It. j At a regular muster of this post, hold tho above date, it whs rcsovod that tho sin I cero thanks of tho post be tendered Admiral Post, No. 2, of tho Department of Delaware, for tho many courtesies ex tended S. F. Dur our visit to Wilmington, Dela , to participate with thorn i their May 30th at the grave both houored memorial servie of him by whoso in bearing. JüHolotil, That a copy of those resolutions bo properly ougrossetl aud presented to sister post as a tokou of our esteem and 1*\, C. and L. JohnB. Cooley, P. C.; mes A. Clark, Adjutant. Commander Litzenbjrg, assisted by Adjutant Elwiu Uirst, accepted tbe gift behalf of tlie recipient. Addi were made by Eli Crozier, Past PoBt Com mander Loo.hle, Charles Da Young, De partment Commander Ross and Post De mander Wainwright. Music s furnished ly Past Post Commander 9. JjUv s:*n aud members of the drum erved at Anton »1.1 1 ! part ment C« Sopp*r 's, ou K mg Pit r- departed for home U t near Second, and Lh* lock. J R Ol.l CK S OM E D I MS ELS. Aiiifcs of Girl* Ol ui — 141 1>uno Dali »mall Play. The iaigest audience of the 3« ucarl;- 2 0i.ii) people, assembled at Quick stop Pü*k Fiiday afternoon to watch ».he kittenish pratks of female ba-o hallibts in short *kirtB aud colored etockiogs at play. Among the Jar*« rmnber of womeu, and the liberal spiinkling of gray heads of the grand stand infii ateil that the front row at-the show del-nation Dian terms cf diene og the 0 V iu force. Tbe players d at the field shortly after 3 o'clock, tight rf"« lusion from the gai » of the d protection from th « odds aud d H 'atli so ds of canvass ui poles- The teams called blondi-s aud brunettes dressed in white flannel :■ g to ihe knee, trimme«4 with t «kings rf blue, aud "natty" bat* al ke iu color and trimming. The brunette? were similarly attired, their suits were trimmed with red. Tbe nutter of selecting with the captains of the always blonde captain has ski umpire, left teams is that proves troublesome. The preference for bru d the brunette tor blondes. They demand au umpire should be impar tial aud handsome. After a short search mg tie ball enthusiasts present, Charles Waitt, formerly manager of the Quickstep club was selected as titling tbe till iu every particular. When Waitt recognized the compliment thus paid him, ho colored perceptibly, but bis confusion snlmided, and the ^ lay began. The blondes went to the field and thir game of ruuning after the ball began. The pitiher of the bloudes was a tab, angular girl, s«*arcely out of her thirties, and delivered the ball in a rtckless style, which brought terror alike to tue catcher aid batter. Occasionally iu of h of the onld thump the ba'l, sending it out of the half-siZ'd diauioud, which would guarantee a b frequently took the batte bases safely, heroic pursuit of the reo: a sight tor r. piiuter. the hardihood batti Strikes mini the il«l aud Their nt ball None had attempt to capture a fly and tbe feet did service to stop a under. The catcher did uot mask and 'he blonde pitcher's support least the ball her bands. Tbe in contact with ning of the girls most laughable. They auibled around the bases with attributed to a web-footed rowl. At tbe bat their attitudes willow M kwardness usually d costume their backs ith tbe rather plot For the blondes the pitch :d first baseman did ail the growling. The pitcher kicked (flgnrattvely) upon the ion, and the position of ythiug but enviable. In sligtest provi umpire be* Instance Waitt sent a batter to first strikes, wbcu the angular bloude shaking her fist uuder his nose,re(iue8ted him to learn the ditferenoe between strikes and balls before attempting to fill tbe position again. At another time sbe informed the umpire that lie was getting f«iuny for not telling her if a batted ball foul. Some, however, sub mitted to Waitt'* decisions with a be witching smile, aud believed him a gal lant umpire. The game continued until 6 o'clook, by whioh time the assemblage having sufficient of the kittens play had in the main left the ground. When game was called the brunettes, 31. One side played with but eight girls, one having eloped, while the club fctopped at Chester, with a young from that oity. Speaking of the difficulties he had to contend with the manager stated his 18 girls trouble to manage than a whole herd of prima donnas. was fair stood : blondes, 35 ; A I.lttlc Hoy's Farewell. The Rev. W. L. 8. Murray writes to ce Worker : A little boy five evening while saying his prayers at his mother's knee said: "Are we doin' to Tape May in the mornln', mama ?" "Yes, we are going in the morning," sai«i the mother. Dropping his head in his mother's lap again, he j went on as a part of his prayer "and [ dood-bye, Dod, I'm doin' to Tape May in the morning and I won't be bat for j two weeks." the Con/ old DELA WAltE'H Nil A Nearly 8100 , IH (he Ntute From the National Trca*ur>. Dovkh, Ang. Sept. 5.— Ht Long was in town to-da< aud your correspondent circulars ich lie had received from W. Willoi by F. E. Alexander of Waahiugt* D. C., oonnsel for the State of Virgin in effort to seonre for that State the fonrth quarterly instalment dne her under the deposit act, passed by Congress June 23d, 1836. A synopsis of the thirteenth sec tion of the act provides as follows : That the money whioh shall be in the United States Treasury on the 1st day ol Jan uary, 1837, reserving the $5,000,000, shall be deposited with suoh of the several states, in proportion to their respective representations in the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States, as shall, by law, authorize their treasurers competent authorities to receive the same; the Secretary of the Treasury shall de liver the same to the treasurers aud other authorities, aud receive from them In turn certificates of deposits signed by patent authorities, which certificates shall pledge the faith of the State for the safe keeping aud repayment thereof, aud shall pledge the faith of the State to pay the eys; and every part thereof from time to time, whenever the same shall be required by the Secretary of the Treasury for the pnrpoBe of defraying any wants of the public treasury,beyond the amount of $5,000,000 aforesaid. The fourteenth section provides that quarter part of said money is to be paid on the first day of January, 1837, or may be ; one-quarter the first day of April, the first day of July, aud the first day of October, year. Three of the Installments Auditor hewed d of other Bald thereafter part part quarter part all in the -quarter paid according to provisions made, and Dela ware received her proportion, but owiug to the scarcity of funds in the treasury, the fourth of th" Tr p»id. The Seoretary eiiry got Congress, by act October 21, 1837, pajmeut of the instalment until 1839. Wheu 1839 o the same excuse treasury." and another the states have been put off np to the present time. As the Treasury erilowing postpone quarterly mirth de "Ah empty from Thus ; am.. is fall thought that the payment of the fourth quarterly in stallment. There ot the states is the time to demand 26 BtateB entiled to their proportionate amounts. The amount due Delaware 1 b $98,583 83. Virginia has employed her oonnsel and is pushing the matter for all It is worth, and she advises the other states to Join her whioh several of them have already done. The aot somehow has never been re pealed, aud should proper measures be taken by the State there is no donbt that the distributions will yet be made. Mr. Long said since he had received the cir cular he had consulted several gentlemen aud they advised him to proceed at in the matter. Messrs. Willoughby and Alexander advised, through their circular a speedy conference arnouj the proper State authorities of tbe several states, that plan should be reached through which th*y might work together. Death or Henry Todd Correspondeaceof state Jo ' ! 1 ' 1 Dover, Sept. 6. —Henry Todd, a weh resident of Dover, died Uere at 9 o'clook last night of drop a y and paralysis. He had been blind f r maDy mouths aud his illness was rf long duration. He was nuoonsoioue at the time of his death. Ho will be buried here Saturday next. ( Henry Todd boru Northwest Fork hundred, Sussex county, November 24th, 1802, and he lived at the :hed the age of 21, being educated iu a neighboring country school. After attaining hio jority he attended school for two years at expense aud followed this course up by teaching school for three a farm i old homestead until he *:i: , be coming especially well grounded iu mathe matics d o*vil HJiginetrlug. Iu August 1827, Mr. To«ld removed to Dover with intent to enter upou survey Nehemiah Clark, the then leading suiveyor in Kent county, a candidate fur sheriff aud, wheu he elected, young Todd stepped into his place and practice. Iu a few years he commisfcioned Surveyor-General for Kent county, his being the last commis sion issued lor that office. After being for 21 years engaged in practical surveying, and having Berved a term of two yvars as Reooider of Deeds, Mr. Todd was appointed iu 1848 clerk of the peace for Kent county, which he held for ten years. In 1665 he eleoted a member of the lower honse of the General Apssmbly. Twenty seven years betöre he had served as olerk of the house for one term, a position whioh to him in a way almost iuor-mpre npusible in these days of wire-pulling, without his application aud without auy knowledge on his part that he was likely to be ohosen. In February, 1873, he appointed clerk of the Orphans' Court and Register in Chanoery for Kent county, and reappointed iu 1878. His private life has a history concur rent with that of peach growing in Dela ing as a a - In his younger days he accumulated real estate and upon his firms ol the first peach orchards iu Kent oonnty. In those early days of the indnstry he shippei mauy loads of peaches which did not olear him, aoenstomed to say, "ten cents a orchard of planted be lot I." A few yearB later netted him $5,000 olear of all expenses. He Introduced and cultivated variety of peach, a large, jnicy aud white ll^hed fruit, which became the Todd Silver Medal Seed ling. it having taken a silver medal at a fair held iu Uarrisbnrg, Pa. occasion the basket of premium reaches exhibited by Mr. Todd for $12 Iu bis declining years Mr. Todd overtaken by financial misfortunes, and his property was finally sold by the sheriff. He found a home in the house of Mrs. l'rettymann, at Dover, and since his failiug eyesight gave way entirely, aud he becum* totally blind, Las beeu :detly cartd for by her aud her daughters. Mr. Todd leaves two : h which auctioned off . „Robert W., who is praotisiug law in Now York city, aud James Henry, a farmer n daughter, the wife of W. A. Rey nolds, the well-known Wiimlngtuu cher. ] D ï : A F. K. It. Privilege. A Reading, l'a., exchange says : The Pennsylvania Company has seonre-i the i right of way through the village <*f Bird? boro, by leaaiug from the Wilmington Northern Company the right to lay its tracks alongside of those of the Wliming ton & Northern Compauy. The right of way covers an area of seven ^ths, i the amouut paid for the privilege $12,400. The lease is for a period of 999 years. The sizes and location ot all culvert and bridge masonry on the prem ises mast be satisfactory to the lessors, and the nearest rails of the track of the lessee mast be no nearer that eight feet to those of the lessor. The seouring of this lease by the ! : road is of great advantage, aud will greatly facilitate tbe construction of the road through the vil lage. A Terrible Fall. About 4 o'clock Thursday afternoon Louis Gametta, a Bwise-Italian, met with a serions aooident while working Delaware Avenue Baptist Churoh. It seems that he was engaged In fresoolng the oelling of the chnroh and was sit ting midway on a board he had Just sus pended on two trestles, when the board snapped in half, dropping the unfortu nate man to the floor t«low, a distance of 40 or 60 fset. He fell on his side, his right hip oomlng in oont&ot with the floor with tremendous foroe. He was done In ternal Injury and was badly bruised. Last night it was thought his injuries —ere fatal, bnt he was somewhat better this morning. Gametta has been In this oity three months and he lives at No. 412 King street. A \ND STAND Ft LI S. •»•oral l»«'r*oiiN .Slightly . Eutorlal rl—The eiit-KiicceHNfiil . A. ItnlghtH. Uavj lie to of »K Grace, Md , Sept. 6 At the entertainment of Admiral John Rcdgns Post, No. 28, G. A. R. to-day there several visiting posts present, iuolndiug Smyth Post, No. 1, of Wilmington, Del.; Newport Post and Delta Post, besides représentât! d which there George U. Thomas Post of Lancaster ; Middletown, Oxford aud Harrisburg Posts, of Pennsylvania, aud from Wilson, Dnahane aud Harry Howard Posts of Baltimore; Grr Post of Port De pot it; Wright Post of North East; Reynolds Post of Frederiok; Beattie Post of Mill Green; No. 10, Elkton; Denison of Woodbury, and Warren of Waverly, all of Maryland. The entertainments iu olude a fair, tournament, base ball matohes, boat of aud other diversions. Shortly after 3 o'clock, when the summoned knights tilting in the tournament, ocourred whioh for a ti wildest excitement. There about 6,000 people the stand, whioh begin their accident created the then the ground, and oooupied by about 1,000 women aud obildren and the Wil Post Band, fell with a fearful oraRh. fearful, aud the c fusion beyond description. Those Ui other parts of the grounds mailed masse to the struggling pile on the ground, and some of the knights rode their horses up to the scene of the disaster. Men about the margin of the mass of people on the ground begged and motiuned for the orowd tu keep back, but it ï :■ 1 ' T 1 - H Uj time bdtore anything like order oould be restored. Dresses and draperies suffered fearfully, and piles of parasols and ladies' wearing apparel gathered up, in to find owners. Among those injared Hall, Mrs. Washington Barnes, Mrs. Donnelly, Mrs. S. J. Seneca, Mrs. Jaoob Osmond of Havre de Grace and Miss D. E. Hopkins of Williomsport, Pa., Mrs. Jesse Hilles of Baltimore, Col. M. N. Bailey and Peter Ferrare. None onsly injured. Medical aid summoned. Later the tournament proceeded. Ex Judge George Y. Maynadier, of | Btlair, the orator. The Mrs. Edward promptly cessful contes tants were L. J. Payhill, Knight of G powder ; Milton Greenway, Knight of Hokeland ; Lewis Michael, Knight of Perrymans ; W. H. Rauhausen, Knight of Aberdeen, and William Cook, Knight of the Lost Cause. William Cook,as best given a silver ice equipped knignt, pitcher. Miss Sally Kennedy downed queen of love and baanty, with Mias Lida Lyon, Miss Sally Summers and Miss Ida M« maids of honor. The Rev. U. Baldwin Dean made the coronation address There a grand ball at night. To-morrow there will be Industrial parade. firo UGLY WOUNDS. Striking; Italians Resort Make Other OanRS Jol Trouble Anticipated. Violence n Th« Saturday morning at 8 o'olook 80 Italians working tions 32 and 33, B. & P. R. R. under J «vines Stewart, strnok for 15 cents ) Brandywine ou seo wageB. Alter standing aronud and chattering for bile they left the sections and went to section No. 34, uuder James pan, aud tried to pnrsuade the to strike with bi Miaus that Beutii Uem. Finnegan' en refused to quit work and suddenly without a word of warning of the strikers drew a knife and stabbed a small Italian of section 34 twice, the knife ui&kiug ugly wonu-is iu the fleshy part of his ll bis back the right shoulder blade. Serious trouble might have followed this attack seeing had uot the strikers dispersed G. J. Somers, ryieg to the scene. The injured ol the overseers, b brought to Mag istrate Bertolette's o Hi ;e in this city and warrants and several v issued for his assaulter iu the gang. One of the authorities stated to a JouRnai. reporter that the have been receiving $1 25 per day aud that he thought the strike wonld general all along the line ; also, that he thought the trouble this morn lug would only réunit lu further hostilities. When the 9 58 north-bound train reached this city this morning 12 Italians got oil' and went to tbe Felton's wharf where they will take the boat this after for Philadelphia. They l»oarded Stanton, where it is stated, iug tor the extra 15 b? the train they struck last ARRI.SJ'LD ON SUSI'IClUN. A IIoiinc Eufcred In Broad Daylight anil Valuable Properly Stolen. About 5 o'clock Friday afternoon, the honse of William F. Day, a car in spector of the P., W. & B. railroad, was euteied by thieves aud robbed of a gold watch aud chain, gold ring, amethyst ring, halt a dozen solid silver spoons au«i a number of other articles. Mrs. Day was In an adjoining house at the time, ai. entranoe to her house being effected by prying open tbe back doers. The alarm was given by a son of Mrs. Day who found the lowrr rooms of the house in great lonfnsion A crowd soon gathered at the front of the house and the thief escaped by jump ing ont of the second-story back window. Buspioiou pointed to three young __ err with moustache and side whiskers and Die other two beardless, who _ - - loafing in the neighborhood early »u the afternoon. Last evening Officers Cannon aud Vickers followed a man who answered the description of one of the party, out Delaware avenue to the oemetry wheu he stopped and whistled sever&l times, turned aud came back to Market street where the officers arrest«i him. He said his name was Wallace but be conld not be identified he was dis missed. Thai day llavi do <«i Upwards of 5,001) people attended the entertainment of Rodgers Post, No. 28 at Havre de Grace,Thursday. The industrial display, the leading feature of the day brought out 23 wagons representing the different trades. Local option seated by a very old mule attached to a wagon badly wreoked ; the wagon draped iu crape aud contained a de molished whisky barrel ; the adornu hunters : This ren yellow flags wagon claimed the handsome pot hunter's boat with awuing : n the boat ed in his suit, and before bini each side of the wagou these words : "Pot hunters st attention—a a wagon, top covered with decoys ; Barnes the hunter, i yj™ KQU _' t*" J " dead ■ pi ll From ii ing Train. James B. Bishop of No. 919 Grange street, a carpenter in the employ of the P., W. & B. Railroad Campauy, and working aooident Friday morning wh'ch will ketp him in bed for several days. Ue has beeu in the habit of riding jumping off the train yard. This morning he boarded a W. & N., train whioh was moving faster than he thought aud his jump was supple mented by a tumble which crippled his left hip and braised his face considerably. the West Yard, met with to his work and it passes the Dcpoaltorlea of Ncliool Itooki. The following is a list of the school book depositories for New Castle oonnty appointed by the Btate Superin ten lent : Wilmington, Porter & Co., 406 Market street ; Hookessin, Jasper C. Way ; Newark, William M. Wilson ; Delaware City, J. T. Cheairs ; Newport, C. M. Groome; Middletown, M. L. Uardoastle ; Blaokbird, WiUiam Brocksou ; Odessa, C. Watkins; Kirkwood,William Carnagy; Depositories for Townsend, New Castle and Stantonareto be hereafter appointed. of Au Adventuress Released. Lillian Peabody, who was arrested in Philadelphia as a oooonspirator in the pension fraud on the Government, for whioh Frank, Wesner and Rankin were sent to Jail, was Friday discharged reoognixance. on her THE MIDDLETOWN FAIR . II oi 0*1 i:i <i (lie Kao 1 ». A. Tra trice of horses (he I» FM lay's Middled) the following ee a', the cnoiiug Middle Tuesday, September 18th. Running trial for Petiiusular horses for purse of $100 and entrance money. Samuel B Foard, Klkton, Md., enters bay colt, F**ar!esH ; R T. C. Crunch, E aton, Md , enters s g Gale; J. T, Shallo Middletowu, Dei., s s Clematis. 3 30 class lor Peniusular horses- I* $150—Amasa Pratt, Cauterlmry, Del., enters b s Templeville; J. L. Ford, Dover, Del., bg Jumbo; H. C. Hess, Fair Hill, Md , b m Florence Mac ; F. B Klkintou, Oxford, Pa.; Bla«;k Frank ; R. J. Morri , Christiana, Del., b m Nannie Bueh ler; James A. Wilson, Newark, Del , bg Delaware Boy ; William Andrews, Wil mington, Del., b g Miner; Benjamin Johnson, Wilmington, Del. ,b m In^p» Girl ; G. R Ah)i, Elktou,M*i , g m Maiden Lady; W J. Vaunort, Chester town, Md., g s Lankford. 2 50 class—Purse $150.—Amnsa Pratt, Canterbury, Del , enters oh m Miunie B.; H. C. Hess, Fair Hill, Md., b w Mamie Kierman ; W. R. Merrifield, Baltimore, Md., 1) g Charlie L; Dr. J. A. Mearns, Calvert, Md., hr g Hero : Benjamin Johnson, Wilmingtou, Del., br m Delà Girl; U. Hunter, Philadelphia, Pa., g g Salem ; John Ban«!, Camden, N. J., b m Maggie S ; W. H. Connard, Phila delphia Pa , bir Harry G ; J. M. Startt, Cùestertown, Md., b s Young Smuggler. 2.31 clasB—Purse $250.— G. K. Beyer, NorristowD, Pa , enters br a Membrlno Hassan; S. R. Clark, Jr., Ambler, Pa-, b g Ike Shultz; Alex Maxwell, Middle town, Del., b m May Flower; William A. Cleam, Philadelphia, Pa., g m Alice Addison; Robert Jack, Philadelphia, Pa , br m Mollie Mack. ■1,1 Rl the ; Wednesday, September 19th. 2 45 class—Purse $200.—Amasa Pratt, Canterbury, Del., enters ch B; H. C. Hess, Fair Hill, Md., b m Florence Mac; Dr. J. A.' Mearns, Calvert, Md., br g Hero; W. R. Merifleld, Balti , Md., b g Albert Franoe. clasB —P Y. ie 2 :;r* $250.—Edmond Bailey, Canterbury, Del., entera blk g Idle Wild ; H. C. Hess, Fair Hill, Md., b m Mamie Kiermau ; Samuel McDowell, Oxford, Pa , b m Balle ; S D. McCullough, North East, Md., b g Chariis Carrol, (formerly Black Chief); 0. K. Bayer, Norristown, Pa , br h Mambriuo Hasson ; S. R. Clark, Jr , Ambler, l'a., oh m Owens ; William A. Cleam, l'bila Alice Addison ; Robert br m Mollie delphia, Pa , g Jack, Philadelphia, Pa. Mack. 2 29 class—Purse $3i>0 — S. R. Clark, Jr., Ambler, Pa., b g Ike Shultz ; Alex. Maxwell, Middletown, Del., b m May Flower ; J. W. Martin, Warreutown, Va., blk m Nelly M. Thursday, Septemurr 20th. 3 00 class,for Peuiusular horses—Purse , Canterbury, Del., enters b s Templeville ; J. L. Ford, Dover, Del , b g Jumbo ; U C. Hens, Fair Hill, Florence Mac ; F. B. Klkinton, Oxford,Pa , Black Frank ; R. J. Morrison, Christiana, Del., h James A. Wilsou, Delaware Boy ; G. H. Cole, Smy $15 J—Amasa P in Nannie Bankier ; Newark, Del., b g , Del., a s Little Harry; William Andrews, Wil mington, Del., b g Miner; Benj^miu Johnson, Wilmington, Del., b u.- Delà ••e Girl; J. M. Startt, Chestertown, Md., b s Young Smuggler. 2 4) olaas—P Fair Hill, Md., enters b ; Samuel McDowell, Oxford, l'a., b m Br«lle ; W. R. MeritUd, B.ltim*. re.Md , b g Charlie L. ; S. D. McCullough, North East, M«l., b g Charlie Carroll (formerly Black Chief); S. R. Clark, Jr., Aiubler Park, Pa., ch adelphi Cernden, N. J , b Con*»ard, Philadelphia, Pa , bg Harry G. 2 26 class —P risou, Christiana, Del., enters ch $200—11. C. Hess, Mamie Kier .Phil ; John Sand, Maggie S. ; W. U. ; H. U Pa , g g Sal $350— R. J. Mor S. R. Clark, Ambler, Pa , 1» g Ike Shultz; der Maxwell, Middletown, Del., h May Flower. Ah Ill Sl.\Ef s ROOMING. Dull Durlii; Nil tiling u it Ae ing Deller l»ecl Now. A scarcity of work has prevailed in nearly all of tbe industrial establish ments all summer, and many mechanics and lab »re beeu without ploy » at- i meut. No special tributed for this condition manufacturers say their business i brightening np, and the general impres sion is that the coming winter will be a * trade. Many & ing busy Superintendent Lungren of the I\, W. ehops, says his have all the work that they can handle, aud will be kept busy all winter. They are now, iu addition to repairing peach aud freight cars, constructing five first class Pennsylvania railroad standard coaches for the P., W. U B. road. The McCullough lion Ci.mpauv ha& not beeu very busy during the last two or three mouths, but business during the coming winter. Not mnch work has beeu performed in the ship yard of the Jackson & Sharp Company this summer, and v*ry little is being done. 175 & B. do a fair cp-c From 150 to usually employed there at -u of the year, but now there than 100. Duriug the mouths there are generally ironi five to eight boats to repair, but singularly ough there has not b trier. Why uot, the compauy does not know. Plenty of new work might have been secured, bnt no preparations made for it, it being intended to do repairing only this year. The company two boats to rebuild, and baa bids out lor other work. If a fair share of this work is secured the pany will be busy all winter. The builders are kept fairly busy, and the prospects for a good winter's work bright. Seidel, Hastings & Company have had a dull summer, but trade baa picked up daring the past two weeks ami a full foroe will be employed all winter. Hilles <k Jones, too, have had a dull summer but the firm haa good prospects for the winter. President Gibbons of the Pnsey & Jones Company, haa not the least idea of of work which hi? company w#ll handle during the coming winter. At present business is "just so so." The Lobiell Car Wheel Compauy has a fair amount ot work on hand,but it is uot rushed. The prospects are that a pretty full force of workmen will ha employed duriug tho winter. The UailHii «X UolliDgsworth Company dliog considerable work and the prospect is that its employes will be kept busy all winter. Work h»s bse A this net this has iu by of the of shops of the Bowers, Dure & Company this summer but i 1 1 a pickiug up aud the haudle a fair amount compauy exptots duriug the winter months. Ail iil|ft<*il (lie Xinai Acini«* Levi Calvin Bertolette, L. C. Bertolette of this city, is class of 16 candidates who successfully passed the final examination for admis sion to the Naval Academy at Annapolis, yesterday. 'Squire Bertolette received a letter from his of K?q ot a this morning stating that he had gone through a rigid mental and physical examination without diffi culty and academy. : ; ; ready to enter the Our Poach QnotattmiM. A , Transcript. ehesten« The Wimiugton Kv only daily paper, so far tions goes,that has given every day peach quotations. The ranging price of peaches is a matter of considerable interest especially to the people of this 1'eninsnla, and a matter that tbe somewhat pokey Baltimore papers have almost entirely neglected. Eyenino is the observa in A horse valned at $300, belonging to the Kennebec Ice and Coal Compauy, had a leg broken by being kicked by another horse while at play in a lot on Thursday and had to be shot. on LOCAL AND PENINSULAR ru /•; THE FUNERAL CHARLES DR l luiltllugr Hurt While Movln; My Nierions «loci. Is II a Preinotlih KHnsoIiiIIoii ? l»r Special CJoriespoudetic ol Delaw ■ lock belonging to Willi Sr., of this city, which o onriosity by striking • nd three last year, after standing in «um position for nearly a score of years with out being in running order, struck again last Saturday morning iu a eituil , it being nearly one year within a a few days since its last demonstration, as it struck last year and on the 1st this year. There is something very peculiar about its striking the last two years, as it has re mained silent the other years, standing in the same place and has n been touched. Some attribute its striking to the dry weather, aud others Lave it is a snpernatnral warning. The foundations for the City, Sept. 6 —The «1.1 D. Mullii, - 1 the 4th of September school has been completed. Carpenters at work getting the frame ready. The school board will try to have it completed by the 1st of January. W. E. Cleaver's caunery i uing at full foroe, giving employment to a number of persons. Nine buudred baskets of tomatoes day. oanned yester Alexander Jarrell Is erecting a new Morrow street, and W. P. Waehingt bouse Househoulder avenue. Two uiues composed of game of ball yesterday. The soore 30 to 31. Several brilliant plays made during the game by Messrs. Yonng and Bowen. played a A LARGE FUNERAL. I ll«* IlcinaliiN or Cliarlea Itrown Laid af Rest in I.aurcl Hill Cemetery. The remains ot the late Charles Brown, who died at Dover Monday week, Thursday laid ai rest in Laurel Hill tery, Philadelphia. About 9 o'clock in the morning the bed y lay in the residenoe of the deceased, iu Dover, the services there being conducted by the Rev. J. H. Caldwell of the Methodist Eepiecopal Church. It •lelphia aud deposited in the parlor of Mrs. Eliza B. Jeaues, a sister of the de ceased, at No. 621 Vine street, from where the interment took place. In the afternoon the servioes were opened by the Rev. Alfred Nevin, D. D., formerly pastor of the Alexander Presby terian Church of Philadelphia, of whom Mr. Brown and his family were members. Dr. Nevin read from the soriptnres and spoke eulogistically of the public and private services of the deceased. He followed iu prayer by the Rev. W. V. Londerbongh, pastor of the First Presby terian Church ot Philadelphia. Aft«.«r this tho body many friends. Prominent amoDg these were the palPbearers—Samuel.!. Randall, William V. McKean, Furman Sheppard, Mayor Samuel G. King, and the two Mayors, Richard Vaux and Daniel M. , aud ex-Judge John K. Findlay, ox en ator Tu theu taken to Phila viewed by Pernon, Dr. Nathan L. lia field, John U. Campbell, John F. Schell, Stephen Anderson, George F. Gordon, Hector T. Fenton, John Adams, H. G. Uartranft, Roland Parry, öamuel Jeaues. Joseph Jeaues, Washington Jaok , John McCarthy, William M. Reilly, ■ewia H. Redner, Francis McManus. The Philadelphia Ledger says : Among other friends of the 'deceased, there present, Marshal Atmore, who <*n February 12th, 1797, the same day ot the birth of the deceased, and Johu H. Dohuert, E.-n , who Is said to beoome, by the death of Mr. Brown, the last surviving member of the "Old Hickory Club," gauized in 1823 to support General Andrew Jackson for the Presi dency. Di ri Which Tli EAST. Varlo iHlmiu Accident ondence of state Journal. N< R East, Sept. 7. —Delaplaine Mo having erected day's wind engines, to be used in pump ing water for House apparatus has lately been added to Mr. McDaniel's many improvements, and "Shady Beach" will have all the »orte aud conveniences of a oity home. William Jaikson, Daniel of Uolli pply. A SM i employe ln W.W. & J. C. Davis' lumber yard, while assist ing iu moving a building yesterday, struck the head by a falling piece of The blow felled him to the ground producing severe concussion. Dr. Worrall timber. called aud prononnoed the injury uot a serious The Ivauhoe Archery Club will bold a «tine at Mr. Johu Stamp's be&atifal place, l'«rry Point, to-day. Jt fiers date for sheriff, Thursday. J es lie Simpers will the lot opposite the "up-town livery stable. Johu Moke, the liveryman, lost a valu able horse this week from Scott, the Democratic oandi town : ,i ereot a bouse -driving. A Fiaheri The West Chester Record says : "A Wilmiugton angler who visited the Brandywine day last in quest of black bass, returned home qu Chadd'a Ford BiUmv abernoon train a sorry speo taole to behold. He had procured a boat he snpposed, going to liraw from the water a mammoth mem ber cf the finny tribe, when the light craft suddenly bumped iu a sidelong position against the top of the dam breast, to which it had floated while he standing np with his back turned, the top of it he went, taokling aud all complete, into a rushing, bub bling pool of water, from which he struggled to shore dripping wet and minus his hat, which about iu I s however fished from the stream by means of a long pole by a lew small boys who assittance." to his A Non ID \V«>f Dark. Jnsteonth of Senator Bayard's home, and bound« *1 by Broome, Linden, Connell aud Maple streets id a square two-thirds of which is covered by a grove to whioh the neighboring people resort in pleasant weather. The rest of the square pied by a house and lot belonging to Senator Bayard. Realizing tbe value that the residents thereabouts 6et upon tbe privilege of using the gr< a place of recreation, Mr. Bayard has intimated that it the oity will obtain title to that part of the ?«(uare not belonging to him he will give his portion to the municipality, the whole to be used as a public park. The square is 215x262$ feet the being l early 1$ acres. The Gray Mare the ot Shipley startled Friday by th« apparition of a man rushing from an open door, with trepidation deplete«! upon his , and au irate woman at his hte' The latter presently overtook him, l ed off his hat and vigorously pulled his hat«. By the time he had parted with several handfuls ot his hirsute adorumeat, the man again took to his heels, his feminine persecutor fol lowing hard after with a brick in her hand. People in the upper p street rue ». »V X. Draucti. the Wilmington & Northern railroad's brauch along the Brandywine to Bancroft's mills has wrought a strange transformation stream from Rising Bun village for several hundred yards down. Large quantities of ruck have bten blasted ont to make the roadbed aud many busy continuing the same just below the foot o8 Will's Rocks. Before next spring the branoh will be in Work the south bank of the way teams work. The road will Sold. At 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon, L. W. Stidh & Son, ctioneers, sold for Benjamin Nieldfl, Esq., trustee, the farm belonging to the heirs ot the late Bamnel Russell, situated in Mill Creek hundred, to Gilbert Russell for $2,800.