WAreHKS AND JEWELRY.
. 1 . ci.ayton Massf.y,
Watches Clocks & Jewelry,
NO. 15 EAST FOUKT'iH ST.,
WILMINGTON j DEL.
A full line of silver and plated ware kept
yn liana ami sold at reasonable prices. Re
pairing neatly and cheanly dune.
Sole agent for Scbatfliausen Spectacle* ami
t)ye Glas «i. _ JelT-tf
CLOCKS, WATCHES, JEWELRY, SPEC
TACLES. EYEGLASSES, SILVER
WARE, &C., &C.
NO. 404 ICING STREET,
, Wilmington, Delaware.
Particular attention paid to Repairing in
all branches; spectacle glasses changed. A
laige assortment of glasses constantly
1416 CHESTNUT STREET, PHILA.,
DIAMONDS, WATCHES, JEWELRY,
i Newest Htylen.l
GOLD, STONE, CAMEO, PEARL,
AMETOYST, ONYX, SHELL,
JETT AND OXYD17.ED SILVER.
STERLING SILVER TABLE WARE,
BRIDAL SILVER,BEST PLATED WARE,
CLOCKS, BRONZES & FANCY GOODS.
selection at our expense.
1410 Clicnitiit Street._
The Artisan's Savings Bank
has been removed to Fifth and Market Sts.»
in tde Claytou H«
for business. Six per cent, has been regular
ly paid uuDepositH since tlie organizatil
me bank in 1801 .
j solicited fro
chanics, Deale's, Widow* and Orphan*' Es
rates, and from those whose business enables
them to keep a varying cash balance, from
di, if placed with us, they will deri
in the shape of
J'l*e X 4 *w 4 'h*U«» ConiHy ,11 ii( uni In
' SEMI-ANNUAL INTEREST.
deposit,s, winch thuscoiujiouhd tlulr interest
NVm. S. Hm.i.ks,
UfcOKUE W. Re
Mkxry F. Duri:,
N. R. Bicxsox,
K S. Capei.i.k,
k.mk.vt B. Smyth,
il. L. Liuhtkx
E. M. Stotsunuuro, Gt
Chas, W. H«
Jus II. J
Da m.i Mi'n
WIIJJAM IIILLES, President.
GEORGE W. BUSH. Vice President.
E. T. TAYLOR, Tie
Minmicp Com pa n l».
OFFICE, ''INSTITUTE BUILDING.''
*s Mgaiust FIRE, house
kinds of liuildliigs
d all other
ith their contents
varying Hum three mouths
I., W11.1,1 A
Cm as. VV. Hou r.
ent B. Smyth,
Eli IS A K ll Bit
. II. Bates,
tun Rich a ud.son.
E. T Be id.
•Umi: s Bi
JJliPOsiT OF THE PUBLIC MoMF.YS _
AND Flvan. iai.Aokntokthk
'* i LLIA Al TATNA LL, Presidenr.
SAMUEL D. SMI Til, Secrotary.
Flrs.I Xiklioiial Hunk
EJW. BfcTfs, Presidicnt.
"O. I>. ARMSTRONG,Ca
The collecting and exchanging or Govern
)temled to fur small commfe
. Philadelphia uitd New York Exchanges
regular depositors without charge
Mondays and Tuursdaya
at 8.30 a. in., fur Disco
Tlie Mechanics' Naving* Bank.
NO. 4 WEST THIRD STREET,
• W ILIfif NOTOJf, DELAWARE.
Office open to receive Deposits and make!
Payments daily, except Sundays, from 9 a.
m until 4 t>. in., and on Tuesday - aud Satui- |
4 to 8 o'clock.
gs i re
T M. Ogle,
George S. Grubb,
C. P. Jobnsou,
Benjamin F. low useful.
James B/a 'told,
diaries B Luie
J. P. Wales,
No manager h allowed to borrow
ot the institution.
A. H. GRIMSJIAW, Secretary
JOHN F. MILLER, Clerk.
LIOR SALE.—That beautiful leHideuee and
I; tbree squares of ground, bounded by
broom, DuPont. Seventu and F.ighth streets,
* *. xy For price aud terms apply to
M. M. CHILD & CO.,
Nu. 4 West Seventh street,
iriliuiugton, Del. .
1 7IUR SALE.—A >>niHil farm of about 70
! acreH, situated on the Jackson Inn road,
near the Kemiett Turnpike. The WLming
and Reading Railroad passes through
tue*piace, and within ly d miles of the city
limits. Fox further particulars applv to
Si, M. CHILD & CO.,
No. 4 West .seventh street,
UlQK SALE.—Twoaelsof ,ecoudhand dou
Jj ble carriage harness. Also, four sets of
single harness, ail in good order, will be sold
cheap, as the owner has no further use for
them. Can be s
,1 . A, CONNER & CO'S
Hamesaaturti, 221 Market St.
QOR SALE.Two brick houses with large
I* yard, being the second block of brick
the north side of Lovering Avenue,
of Lincoln street For
'ins, &c., ap
M. M. CHILD & CO.,
N o. 4 W. 8th street.
II. R. BRUfGIIURST~
NO. 317 MARKET STREET.
make. A capi
Cholera Mixture of»
tal remedy for Diarrhoea, Cholera and Loose
ness of the Bowels.
Essence of Jamaica Ginger, a capital pre.
parationof the finest while Jamaica Ginger
manufactured with the greatest care,
suited to the most delicate constitutions,neat
ly put up, at u reasonable price.
Fluid Reuuett. In making (Ills, care is
taken to procure the best rennet!, and then
3 out best suerry wine
phor, the best protection against
r Gum c
uth.H for furs or wooleu goods.
the quart or u
> 1 ), or bottles oi'dtMlrahlo atylo». Gall and
Cologne and Buy K
Extracts for 1 lie handkerchief, iu bottles or
in bulk, No.-1 iu quality, (or salelu any quan
tity to Hlllt.
apartment for lilting true
wanting a tTU8!
and guaranteed a tit.
Mrs. Allen's, Hall's, Rings, Woods' Ster
ling's Ambrosia,and many other Hair Prepar
have always hnd a private
have it adjusted
's Salad Oil, wholesale and retail, at
ll. K. UKINGHURST'S,
317 Market Street.
per day. Agents wanted
where. Particulare :
CO., SL Louis, Mo. 1
MU to $20
zrco. 4.P. BLAIR
liv virtue of a writ of Levari Facias, to me
rilrcctfU. will be ex|H>setl to Public Sale, al
tie* Lafayette Hotel, No. 841 Shipley street,
kepi h y ,/uiues C. Pierson, in the city of Wil
mington, New Castle couii y, J)el., on
SATURDAY, AUGUST 8.187-1,
At 2 o'clock, p. in.,
The following described real estate :
All that certalu lot or piece of laud, with a
BRICK MESSUAGE thereon erected, situ
ate in the eh y of Wil umigton ulorexald, bound
ed and described as follows, *.o wit: Begin*
uing ou tbe line of the westerly sideot Searles
street, at the dlstauce of HI feet m.
from Ihe corner formed by the intersection of
the line of the westerly side of Searles street
with the line of the northerly side of Second
street, said place of heginuliig, being at the
centre of tlte wall dividing the house in this
lot from the house in the lot adjoining in the
south ; thence westerly, parallel to Second
street and passing through the centre of said
division wall 72 feet more or less to the easter
ly side of a three feet wide alley leading into
Second street; thence northerly a.ong said
side of said alley, and parallel to Searles
street, 12 leet,
thence easterly, paudlel to Second street, 72
teet, more or less, to the wesleily side
Searles street; and thence routheilv, along
said side of Searles street, 12 feet
less to the place of beginning, be the couteuts
within said bounds what they may.
Seized and taken in execution as the propi r
tvot Henrv Witsil and a mile E. Wltidl, his
wife, and tene tenants, ai d to be sold bv
KOIIEK I L. A llMSTltONO, Sberltf.
stle, duly 21 ), 1*74.
Sheritf'H Ollice. N
By virtue ot a writ of Lev
Lien,) to me directed, will be exiused lu pub
lic sale, at the Latiuette butel, No. 841 Ship
ley street, ke*>t by rlumes <\ Pearson, in tbe
city of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del
SATURDAY. AUGUST 8,1874,
At 2 o'clock, P. M.,
The following described Real Estate,
TWO SMALL BRICK DWELLING
by thirty feet deep—
HOUSES, having two
being fifteen feet trout '
Tbe said houses are located on a lot in the
city of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del
aware, situated on the easterly side •
laston street, between Eighth
streets, said lots being desermed us follows :
Beginning at a point 190 feet southerly from
the southerly side of Ninth street; thence
southerly along Wollaston street 38 feet A
lands of William A. Murnhey;
reby easterly, parallel to Ninth
street, 41 feet 0 Ruches ; thence northerly, 34
feet,8 inches to other lahdsot Andrew Gruin
lish, and thence thereby 33 feet 0 inches to
the place of beginning.
Seized and taken into
perty of Andrew Crumhsh (owner or reputed
owner) ami Johu Mines, (couiraeior) and to
be sold by
_ROBERT L. ARMSTRONG, Sheriff.
| . Sheril f's O ffice, New Cast.ie. July 20,1K74.
OT1CK.—IN THE COURT OFCHAN
cery or the State of Delaware, iu and
for New Custle county, at the September
Term, A. D. 1873.
CHARLES W. BLANDY,
et. al. Petitioners.
In pursuance of a renewed order of the
Chancellor in the above cause, made at the
incites to i
into exec in
February Term, A. D. 1873, ad pers
iug any iieu or liens atfectiug the interest or
estate of Charles W. Blandv, Thomas R.
Blandy, Hugh Percy, H. Blandy, ,lbhn F.
Blaudv, dames H. Hhmdy, Gialiam Blumlv,
F'raticis L. Shspleigh, Waldron Shapleigii,
FJizabetli Shaplelgh,Aliev 1). Shaplelgh, Ann
F. Shanleigh and Helen Shaplelgh,
of them, in the lauds
said cause relates, are hereby notified to file a
I petition setting forth the nature and amount
1 01 the same, in the office of the Register iu
Chancerv for New Castle county, ten days be
tore the'first Mot
M'pteniber, A. 1>.
re .said lienor liens
Jourt, before the
the third day of r^ie
•GEORGE li. R DNEY, *
! New Castle, Del., July 18, 1*>74. jyUH
By virtue of a writ of Venditioni Exponas, to
directed, will be exposed to Public Sale,
at the Hotel of George Whitfield, in the town,
d county of New Castle, and
State of Delaware,
FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 1871,
At 2 o'clock, P. M.,
The following described Real Estate, viz:
All that certain tract of land, situated in
Pencader Hundred, New Castle County and
| state of Delaware, bounded and describ'd as
I follows, to wit: Beginning at. a stake in tbe
; middle of the New Castle and Frcuchtowu
Turnpike Road, a corner tor land
of William T. A inch ; thence by three lines,
paratmgthis from other land now or lateo(
William T. Alrich, the three following courses
and distances thereof to wit: North, 39 de
grees west, 41 O.lti perches to a stake in the
middle of a ditch ; thence north, decrees
along the middle ot said ditch zl perch
a .'take, and north, (>4 ^ degrees east, 6
me of laud
ur late of J. A. Kendall; (hence along iiisline
, 0 perches to
r late of Jos.
Moore ; thence alorg a line of said land south
35 degrees east, 39 3-10 perches to the middle
of the New Castle and Freuchtown Turnpike
road aforesaid , aud thence thereby south 62
degrees west, 26 4-10 perches to the place of
beginning, containing within >aid bounds,
SEVEN ACRES, TWO ROODS AND
TWENTY-TWO AND FORTY-THREE
ES OF LAND, bo the
, witli dwelling house
and other bmld'iigs there.
n execution as the prop
erty of Conrad M. Whitaker, andtobesuld hy
ROBERT 1 L. ARMSTRONG, Sheritf
Sheriff's Office, New Castle, July 20, 1874.
of laud south, G1 ^ degree
a >take, i
a line uf land
Seized and tah
BY VIRTUE of a writ of Levari Facius,
to me directed,will be exposed toPublic Sale,
at the hotel of Sirs. Brack in, at Brackinvllle,
In Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle County,
TUESDAY. JULY 28, 1874,
At 2 o'clock, p. in.,
The following deacribed real estate, viz:
All that certain far
tract of laud and
buildings thereon, situate in Mill Creek Hun
dred, bounded and described as follows.to wit:
Beginning in the centre of the Gap and New
port Turnpike Road in a line of land
lute of John Howards; thence along the mid
dle of said Turnpike Road north 40 degrees
west, 11 chains and 83 liuksto a corner In the
same; thence by t! new lines, dividing the
herein bounded lauds from lauds of Francis
1C. Runiford, south, 34 degrees aud 05 minutes
west, 11 chains ami 81 links to a stake ; thence
south, 10 degrees and2.> minutes
chains ami 7 links to a stake; thence north 40
degrdes and 0'» minutes wosc, 1 chain and 10
links to a stake; thence south 02* degrees
west. 34 links to a stake; 1 lienee south 40 de
grees aud titty minutes east, 1 chain aud 38
liiiKs to a stake ; thence south 12 degrees and
00 minutes west, 0 chains and 27 links to a
stake iu a line of William Foore's laud; thence
by said Foote's land north, 82 degrees and 37
minutes east, 21 chains and 82 links to a corner
sume in a line of laud now or lute of Thomas
Hoopes ; tlieuco by said Hoopes' land In part
and in part by Howard's land aforesaid, north,
7 degrees and 5 minutes west, 22 chains and
47 links to the place of begluuing, containing
47 ACREH AND FIFTY-SEVEN PERCH
ES OF LAND, inoreor less, and bounded by
lands of Thomas Hoopes, other lands of the
said James C. Jackson, William Foote and
Francis E. Rumford, Ac.
Seized and taken in execution as the prop
erty of James O. Jackson and A iiutla S. Jack
, his wife, and William Nicholson, aud
Michael Douojio, terre tenant, and to be sold
ROBERT L. ARMSTRONG. Sheriff.
Sheriff'* Office, New Castle. July fi, i»74.
VT DNE BUY THE VERY BEST qualities
il or Auihraclte and Bituminous coal,
dry and well screeutdand delivered trom the
GEO. W. BUSH,
French street, wharf.
FARMERS AND OTHERS
Ar* purchasing their
Union Pacific Tea Co.,
512 MARKET 8 TKEET,
Kach purchaser of Tea receives, gratis, a
* genuine Japanese fah m *
AT PRICES TEN PER CENT, LOWER
THAN AT ANY OTHER STOBB
fcTIN THE CITY -jg%
By virtue of a writ o; Venditioni Exponas
to me directed,will be exposed to Public Sale,
at t he Lafayette Hotel, 841 Shipley street, kept
bv James 0. Pierson, in tbe City of Wilming
ton, New Castle County, Del., oh
SATURDAY, AUGUST 8,1874,
At 2 o'clock, P. M.,
The tollowingdescribed real estate, viz:
All that certain lot or parcel of land, lying
and being situated in tbe cityof Wilmington,
bounded and described as follows, that is to
,y : Beginning at tbe corner formed by the
ter.sect ion of the line of the northerly side
of Fourteenth street with the hue of the
south westerly side of Delaware Avenue,
thence westerly along the hue of tbe norther,
ly side of Fourteenth street, 162 feet six inch
es to its intersection with the line of the
terly side of Broom street; thence thereby
northerly 65 feet 6 inches to its intersection
with tbe line of the southwesterly side of Del
aware Avenue; and thence thereby south
easterly 175 feet 6 inches to the place of begin
Seized and taken in execution as the proper
ty of The Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Association of Delaware, and to be sold by
ROBERT L. ARMSTRONG, Sheriff.
Sheriff's Office, New Castle, July 20, 1874.
TO lilt; PUBLIC.
Enterprise, Harletgh, Lehigh and Shawnee
Coal, at Schuylkill prices.
Oak and Pine Wood by the cord and sawed.
We try te excel all our
preparatioji of our Coal. <
have sucdP*44a wc wimears
neighbors in the
Orange and Water streets.
the Northern District, at the next Republican
nomination election. je!8.tn
PROVOST will be a candl
City Assessor and Collector of
A ssessor and collector.—T he
undersigned informs his friends and fel
low-citizens that he will be a candidate for tbe
office of City Assessor and Collector of tbe
Northern District of Wilmington, at the Re
publican nomination election.
je25 tn CORNELIUS FIPPS.
N OTICE.-OFFICE of the city
No. 8 East Sixth street )
Wilmington,,Del.,May 22. 1874. \
Tbe holders City of Warrants or whatever
denomination, are hereby notified that 1
am prepared to redeem them, at my office,
No. 8 East Sixth street, on Monday, the 23th
day of May, alter which interest upon them
P ERSONS IN WANT OF TOILET ARTI
des will find a good amiortmeut at tbe
Delaware Avenue Drug Store. Also, new
stock of Family Mediciuea, including HUM
PHREY'S WITCH HAZEL, ana Homce
pRtbic Specifics. Call at 300 Delaware Ave
nue aud get a pamphlet.
W. P. ALK1CUS.
^TkAYED OR VTOLEN.—On Monday
O night, the 13th lust., from the farm of the
subscriber, a Belsblre Holstein bull, two
years old. Any one giving information that
will lead to his return wiirbe suitably rewar
New Castle Hundred.
ALE OF COWS.
Tlie subscribers will sell at Public
sale at Red Lion, Chester County,
MUNDA T, JULY 27, 1874,
At 1 o'clock, p. m.,
EIGHTY HEAD OF FRESH COWS of th*
best quality. [jy!3]
SILL & BAILEY.
SAVE TOUR MONET.
TttMft, Comes and Bine ttroesrlss,
FKtlM the boat selectkd stocks of tbe New
Yoi k markets, at tbe bouse of
W. H. PIERCE,
No. 0 West Fourth Street.
N K W BOOK S;.
E. S. R. BUTLER'S
BOOK. STATIONERY St NEWSPAPER
420 MARKET NTREET
Not Easily Jealou**,
An Open Questlou,
Mrs. Skagg's Husband,
Wonders of Sculpture,
Livingstone and his African
New books received as soon as published.
ELL WOOD DOANE,
GILT, ROSEWOOD AND WALNUT
FRAMES, CORNICES, LOOKING
G LASS, PICTURE, OVAL & PHOTO
GRAPH FRAMES, OF EVERY
IMPORTED AND AMERICAN
Cliromos, Engravings and Lithographs,
NO. 10 WEST EIGHTH STREET,
iLlJAM H. GILMORE,
HEAL ESTATE AO ENT AND CONVEY
No. 6 West Sixth StieetAWliulngton, Del.
Houeet Rented; Rente and M lit CeKe.Ud.
Tl1 ® ™*'
fcacretary Bristow returned to W ash
'flie National Executive Committee
of. ihe Union League will inept in Phi la
deljiiia on the 30th inst.
'i'he Comptroller of the Currency has
authorized the tint National Bank of Fas
i V •lorTnor?' l ° ° I ^ an 20 Wlt 1 a Ca ^ *
A meeting of the manufacturers oi
Ortano, to consider the proposed treaty
ot reciprocity between Canada and the
Ulited States, has been called to be held
at Hamilton, on the 12th and 13th of
terrible cloud-bubst in Nevada,
DlSTKUCTlON OF L!FE AND;i.B..PER.T V .
—San Fraupisco, July Jo.—A desiiatcli
'rom Eureka, Navada, gives the particu
lars of a storm which occurred there yes
terday. It liatl been raining with great
violence from early in the morning till
noon, when a cloud burst oil a lofty range
of mountains to the eastward, and a vast
vohitne of water rushed down the canon
where the town is located. The eastern
part of the town was flooded in ten min
utesby a fearful rush of water, which
was constantly increasing in violence,
depthand impetuosity. The people in
that portion of the place were hemmed in
and every moment horses were torn from
their foundations ami swept away with
their occupants. Ropes were procured
and a line formed. Brave men thus
nmtected dashed into the lorren't ' 111(1
saved many lives.
Only | HW W0 Jneu and cltildren were
lost. Tire hotly of one Mrs. Brav was
recovered Roileer Itohinett a renorter
of the Sentinel, is among the drowned.
The Sentinel office was swept away.
Three Chinamen were lost. Thirty
houses were swenf •«« and all licit
houses were swept away, and all tli.it
part ot the town in which were situated
dance houses and other places of amuse
meat is gone. The flood lasted only half
ur. llie total loss ot life in not yet
n, but it is believed it will reach
twenty-live or thirty.
In Woolfbrd county, Ky., on Friday
nighl, Mr. Muuday aud wife, Mr. Black.
wife and daughter, and a colored man
living in the same house, were all killed
by the same stroke of lightning. During
the same storm the lightning struck at
many points iu Central Kentucky.
DiiKhargtd .— 1 Twenty men laborers
and mechanics in tiie machine sltop at
the P. W. A B. Railroad Co., were dis
charged last Friday evening.
It Is slso that McLear & Kendall will
discharge the greater portion of their
journeymen U -morrow evening.
The Franklin Loan Association Held
their 73 monthly meeting and first of the
setond series tliis evening, for the pay
ment of dues, the repdrt shows the value
of each share for six years to lie $1 ill 4B,
advance on each share $47.40, the aver
age premium of nearly 24'percent.
Tlie body of au unknown man was j
found In the Delaware, at ( healer, on
Friday evening. It is supposed to have I
been in the water twenty-four Imuis. |
Deceased was about 50 years (O' age, 5 j
feet 0 inches high, and had black hair
mixed with gray.
The Fastest Time on Keoohd.—
Goldsmith Maid trotted atainst- Judge
Fullerton on the Iflth inst.,tat Saginaw,
Mich. 3 one mile hears in 2:19-3-4, 2:1«J
2:16, beating Dexter and the world of
trotters past and present. The Mali! has
long been regarded by celebrated judges
as the greatest trotter of the age and they
believed that she would one day beat
the time of Dexter. 8 kei 9 a small hay
mare, with beautiful action aud great
pluck and bottom. '
FIRE IN BOSTON.
[By telegraph to Daily ItEruRLirAii.]
Saturday, July 25.—Throe new
brick dwellings in the Highland District
of Boston were destroyed by
diary fire last night. Loss, $1
[By telegraph tv Daily Ripi-blican.]
London, July 25. —The French gov
ernment consented to a recess by the as
sembly, because it hopes, before that
body meets again, to prepare a'hew C
stitutional bill for which it can meantime
secure the support of a majority.
[By telegraph to Daily HiernuijA.N,]
Vfar Department Office of the Chief
Signal Officer, Washington, July 27, i
Probabilities for to-day—For Hie Mid
dle States increasing cloudiness, with
rain, southeast to southwest winds, slight
change in temperature, and falling barom
A letter from Fort Si ill, dated July
16th, says that two days previously the
) of )lr. Evans, thirteen miles
tot, was attacked by Indians,
detachment of troups sent
against Ihe Indians compelled them to
fly and kbadon sixty head of cattle. The
body uiia white man,stuck full of arrows,
was foiihdduring the pursuit.
It is reported from ElJ Kito Creek,
New Mdiico, to July 17th. that twenty
one persons, six Americans anil fifteen
Mexicans, |had been killed by Indians
between Fort Bascom and the Baton
Mountains, and that the savages had
driven four hundred hors
Territory. A company of the Eighth
Cavalry left Fort Union on the Pith, for
Dry Cinnamon river, the scene of recent
Departed this life, June 16, 1874$ at
theiresidence of b's son, John H. Wolfe,
Kent co., Md., william R. Wolfe, in ihe
64lh year of lds age, a native of Sussex,
In Christiana village,on the 2'2mt inst.
Susannah, wife of Joshua R. Tweedy,
aged about 09 years.
In this city, on Saturday morning 4
July 25th, Bessie T„ infant daughter of
James T., and Rachel A. Bales, aged 8
months and 16 days.
At New Castle, on Sunday, July 26tli,
Daniel Rodney,aged 41 years.
His frldhds are respectfully invited to
attend thit funeral, Au Wednesday, July
29th, at 2 v\n'cloek P. M., at Immanuel
Church, N wr Castle.
Calendar Rolls —Lobdell Car Wheel
Co., have just put in a set of chilled cal
endar rolls in the paper mill of Thomaa
S. Marshall of Chester County, I'a.,
which cost about $1400. These give a
high finish to paper and the quality now
tinned out by Mr. S. is very good.
Educational —The Board of Educa
tion will meet this evening,
no question of any importance to be dis
posed of, unless some member may have
something new to offer.
A Narrow Escape.— Mr. and Airs.
Geo. W. Holmes of Milford, and Alex
ander Wales and Mr. Herman Roe of
New York, and MissSaliie Davis and
Miss Georgia Shelldrake of Faimington,
narrowly escaped drowning at the Big
Stone Beach, or. the Delaware, on the
18th lust., by being carried off their feet,
and had it not been fortlie good swim
ming of Messrs. Holmes and Roe the
otliers would have been drowned.
Humphrey Morrow invites all who
wish an easy shave to call at the corner
of Third aud Walnut Streets. All whose
i visage were elongated b? the result nn
Saturday by any other disappointment,
should take the hiut. i
^ r * •'* H. Bewley, of .Smyrna, has
contracted for the building of a vessel of
W or 80 tons, and it is now under way
at tlie handing, by Messrs. Scott and.la
* Small. —If ihe editors of the Every
Evening had any modesty they would
certaiuly feel like crawling through a
gimlet ihole! Their stock of brass is
enormous if they can hereafter pretend
t0 possess either influence or foresight!
,1 ^ m
To Atlantic City.—T he Atlantic 1
City excursion by boat and cars bids fair
to be a grand success as over halfol'the
. limit . e ' l nUmb f baVe
cured by parties that look forward to a
day of real pleasure. Those intending
to join this delightful excursion would
do well to secure their tickets before
they are all disposed of. Arrangements
have been made to have a good dinner
furnished for 50 cents for those that may
wish to satisfy a ravenous appetite creat
ed by bathing ill salt water. The boat
will postively leave at five o'clock, a. in.,
on Thursday morning.
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'lav eu n tig, liertniet it. Walker ot Ken -1
'"' lt Nt|uare, I a., addressed a meeting of
larmers, in!Shaipleysi school house, Bran-'
dywine ilniidreil. ills subject was tlte
Grange movement, aud his object l» or
ff'titlze a farmers' Grange. After the ad
<l|, '' ss > ''hout forty persons, liy their sig- i
natures signified their willingness to as-,
sisl in sllcb au organization. A further [
meeting will lie held at the same place
on the night ofMondav, August fld, when
"» pm'Msbllity, a Grange will lie |s-r.
m ""™' >>' '-'Wmizeil.
Base Ball— An interesting «aiiui of
i mieiestmg game oi
base ball was played on the brick yard !
grounds in West Wilininglon between
the Restless and Dauntless 'base hall
! SL rfifi?city on^u.X afternoon! :
j aIl u*resulted in favor of the latter by the
j following score :
Rk*t,.kss. h. liairam.Ku.
I T. Cahill, i! I W. Green,
a. Itobeis, 2 | If. Lynch,
, ,|, Connell, :! I W r . McF.lveyle
J.Piorce, 2 .1.Bradford,
H. Sutton, !i I P. Fagen,
p. Peckwortli, 1 t! Hilton',
w. Sinex, IS ,T. Coyle,
p, Connell, 1 | R. Haley,
T. Connell, 1 | H. Maguire,
Z/on A. lit. E. Vhnrrli —Dm lug II,e
j pasi wet-kjlit* Wilininglon Conference of
A. M. E. Church has been in session at
I Zion's Church, corner of Ninth aud Wal*
| nut streets, the pr< ceedings of wnich have
j been publUhed. Yesterday it was pretty
well known i hat Bishop Simpson was to
preach, and ordain several deacons aud
elders. The Chinch was crowded to
overflowing with boih while aud colored.
't'A e Bishop preached a very able sermon
from "Jesus saiht unto him, 'Ihouias,
because iliou hast seen me, thou hast be
l^ved: blessed arc they that liaye not
seen, and yet have believed." 81 . John
chap. 20 verse 29. At the close of the
Bishop's sermon, the pastor of the church
stated that there was owing ou Bethel
chapel the sum of $400 and that if they
could raise $300 the Church Extension
Society would give the other hundred, a
collection was i hereupon taken and the
sum of $156 realized. The Bishop then
according to the Ritual proceeded to or
dain (he following parties Deacons: Wm.
Mauttey, Tlios. H. Johnson, Geo. H.
Washington, ('lias. Ash anu Daniel K.
At 3 o'clock, p. m. Rev. G. Maulufl'
preached an eloqiumt sermon from "This
is a faithful saying, and worthy of all
acceptation that Christ Jesus came into
the world to save sinners, of whom I am
chief." At the close of w hich the fol
lowing were ordained Elders :
Frederick Lee, Peter J. Adams, Willis
C. Dickerson and John E. Webb. Con
ference met this morning, and after hear
ing the reports of several committees, ad
journed sine ilie.
Base Ball.—The Hoodoos and Hot
picks played a match game of base hall
on Saturday last, at the cor. of Seventh
and Pine streets. The game resulted in
favor of the Hoodoos 39 to 35.
A game was also played on the same I
day at Sehuit/en park, between the
Butcher Boys aud Athletics. The game j
resulted in favor of the former hy a score
oi 32 to 21 .
Fire .—The dwelling house upon ihe
farm of K. C. Stotsenburg, in While Clay
Creek Hundred, near Christina, wus en
tirely consumed hy fire about one o'clock
yesterday morning. The fire is supposed
to have originated by rate or mice gnaw
ing upon a box of matches. Mr. Nathan
Ryletl the tenaut upon the farm, and his
family eight in number, narrowly escap
ed w ith their lives. There is an insurance
upon the house, but none upon the fur
niture, ihe properly of Mr. Ryletl whose
family are now living in a tent which
necessity compelled them to erect.
Police Court .—Since Saturday morn
ing there were live drunks, usual fines
Andrew Barker for disorderly con
rfllcer wus held to
duct and resisting
bail in the sum of*$300.
John Carson, a flagman on the P. W.
& Baltimore railroad, died on the 2tith.
*»«»»» O/.-G# 0 i*e II. Kelley hav
* . *'*sposHu of bis coal business, will
ln9f , » ar ^°* " est Front,street a
P aIr °* mules, two horses,two coal carts,
wagons, harness, <&c. Persons wishing
bargains should he on hand. L. W.
Stidham & Sou, auctioneers. See adver
Sale of Cows.-James Sawdon, Jr.,
will have a large sale of cows, stock cat
tie, <fcc., at Newport this afternoon, which
Stidham & Son are prepared to knock oil
at fair prices,
Th . w , .. . .
* 3 7 , 1 he Waui ' D 8 t l oa
Western Railroad Company having
completed their track, to Market street
on Water street. Hie regular trains of tbs
road will hereafter be run from that point.
b ? Ve '!' Hbri( * b, * Ud *? 1 *
the >S. \Y. corner oi Water and Market
streets, to lie used as a passenger and
therlff Sale —Sheriff Atmstrong ad
vertises to sell the furniture, bar fixtures
and stock ot liquors in the Western hotel,
porner of Fourth and tmtttge streets, be
longing to Henry and Charles .1. Kyle,on
Wednesday, tlte 5th ot Augttsi.
• Ao/nt !■ ovndution .—The foundation
walls of the Bradford market house, at
the corner of Third and King streets,will
scon be completed. Tltey are being built
under the supervision of Washit
Cox, and they nave been commended by
many persons lor their apparent strength
and durability. The workmanship is
certaiuly of the best character, and they
look as though they may endure forevei.
l° obu l eat teutiou is frequently given to
the foundation of buildings, the masons
tlir-owlniz in the stone as tlinmrli their
I. i ■ . ' . ' as tnoi^u tnen
°'J ec f wa » icmplete the wtjrk at
ttirpay toS samTTe'are' S
1 Py ■' a " • la J
Fruli, Growers.—A special meeting of
the Fruit Growers of Milford and vidfil
ty will be held on Wednesday afternoon
in Milford, when a committee of the
m>w York Farmers' Club will be pres- '
ent. An interesting time is anticipated.
Humphrey &Sandt, hatters,are selling
the balance of their straw hats at half
price to close them out. Great reduction
on light felt hats of all kinds, No. 216
Market street. 3(Jy27.
lell.— Charles, son of Ezekiel Ewlog,
of Nanticoke Gity, aged about six years, •
was tryiog to blow a feather from a win
dow, ou Monday of last week, when be
lost his balance and pitched headfore
most to the porch below, splintering a
board in the floor, but luckily escaped
without serious Injury,anil on recovering
consciousness observed to his mother
that "his head must have beeu harder
than the floor."
Stolen .—Gooige King of Htatulywlno
Hundred, ofl'ers a reward of $10 for the
recovery of a plain Germantown wagon
which was stolen hy some rogue one nighl
to see a different course put sued, and
commend it to the alientiou of all build
era and contracto's as worthy of iraita
Peaches .—Good peaches may now be
had every day of Richard Groves, No.
305 King street, lie had a tine lot
Saturday which went ott' like hot cakes.
Fie is a pleasant man to deal with and is
doipg quite a large business.
That Butting Bam. —Yostutl. v morn
ing quite a numder of gentlemen assem
bled in front of the Clayton House on
Market street, and while there listened to
a very appropriate illustration by Mr.
Croasdale, of the Every Erening y about
"the rain that, butted at an iron man un
til nothing was left but his tail and it
" We think the Edi
t01 ' lms studied Pope to some advantage :
"Man, know thysolL'' .
Every Evening's Influence.— Notwith
standing the tact the editor of tlu* afore
said sheet took special pains to caution
tlu* voters of the .Sixth Ward about cast
ing their votes for Kobeit Fraim,
his majority was three greater than any
other mail \oted for in that Ward.
Friendly Visit .—A committee of gen
tlemen from the Irish Nationalists visi
ted Wilmington last Saturday, for the
purpose of seeing how tlu? order was pros
pering here. They were taken iu hand
by some of its members, and shown the
sights of our city. They expressed them
selves well pleased with both the enter
prise and hospitality of Wilmington.
Harvest Home .—The Newport M. E.
Church wiH hold a Temperance Harvest
Home in Lynain'sGrove, near Newport,
on Thursday next, July 30th, commen
cing at 1 o'clock. Dinner at4 o'clock.
Addresses will he delivered |»y eminent
Good Prices .—Sewell C. Biggs, Esq.,
of Summitt Bridge, has shipped early va
rieties of peaches to New York,for m Inch
he received $8 per crate. Charles B. Lore,
Esq., also shipped peaches from his farm
in Somerset county, Maryland, at simi
Sheep Kilted.— Eight or teu sheep, be
longing to VV iu. Passmore, of Christiana
Hundred, were killed by dogs one night
last week. The boys, aimed wi'li a good
gun. have since been watching for them.
Ever/ worthless cur roaming about ih*
couutry slum Id lie treated to a load of
shot, or a dose of strychnine, a lamb
and two ewes were also killed ou an ad
joining farm a night or two afterwards.
Henry M. White, ot New Castle Hun
dred, advertises a stray hull which came
to his premises on the Kith inst.
Meeting of the Trustees of the Poor —
A meeting of Ihe Tiustees of the Pt»oi of
this couuiy w ill he held
next. At this meet hip Hie Trustees will
pass upon the unpaid hills of the institu
tion, therefore it is a matter of impor
tance to those who have bills against it
should present them lo the treasurer be- *
fore that time.
Com p Meeting —The Red Lion Camp
Meeting will commence
the 29th inst. The grounds were popu
lar in former years, aud great good re
sulted from the preaching there. We are
glad to see the interest revived therein.
A large boardiug tent will he kept by Mr .
Oliver, and our citizens may rind, acqoajb
modal ions there.
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