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✓ C' t / TV (/ y / / t .A_ WILMINGTON, DEL., TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1879. VOL. VI.—NO 64. PRICE ONE CSVT ■FECIAL MENTION. Ouaxd Orssiso ! Gn*sii Opexino ! !— Binding that our store, No. 302 Market street, (although the largest and finest toot and shoe establishment in this part of the country,) is not large euongh to hold all the goods we would wish to place before the people of Wil mingtos aud vicinity, we have conclud ed to open a branch store at No. 413 Market Btreet, (half way between 4th aud 5th streets,) where we will place the greatest bargains to lie fouml any where. We are confident by this time that the people are aware that we can sell cheaper than any other house in Wilmington by manufacturing our own goods and selling them at and under wholesale prices. By giving us a call and comparing our prices with others you will be convinced that what we say is true. Remember the place, No. 413 Market street. P. McCullough k Co. Mr. McCracken, who is manager of this new store, will he pleased to see of his old friends who may call to any see him. 183(i— Hats! Hats— 1879—Ruml'ord Brothers atu still holding forth at No. 404 Market street, and selling the fall styles of hats and caps as fast as they can he made up. This is the lead ing house in the State, as regarding price, quality, amount of sales, kc .— Their genial and accommodating has to some extent been the means 5 f attracting and retaining ous'orn, bnt the low prices of their goods are the chief incentives to buy. Black Cashmkhes. —Russell k Spen cer are now having a special sale of black all wool French Cashmeres, at ruinously low prices. They guarantee these goods to be the best value ever before offered in this market. Look at the prices aud examine the goods, and will soon he convinced that you iiave'found the right place. 4t'o., 42$o., 45c., 48c., 50c., 55o., 60c., 65c., 70c., 75c., 87$o., $1 aud $.125 per yard. The Ague. —Derangement ot the liver and digestive organs is the cause of fever and ague. The "breaking of the child" is no cure. The affected orgaus must lie more healthy. Medicine taken internally will not do this. The only cure is in Flagg's Liver aud Stomach I'ad, the great remedy that never fails, and the sure preventive. Our last two weeks. Office No. 7 East Fifth street. Consultation tree. man Her vou Special Phayeb Meeting —A meeting to invoke the blessing of God upon the Union M. E. Church will he held this evening. A cordial invitation is ex tended to all tiie triends of Jesus to meet with us, and unite their petitions With ours for a gracious oatpouring of -the Holy Spirit, aud the revival of the work of the Lord. M. A Special Lot of Maddoch k Co.'s English Iron Stone China plates, war I ranted not to craze. Dinner size, per doz., $1.12 ; breakfast, 98 cts.; tea, 84 Ms.; dessert, 72 cts. The above are far below regular prioes. Lawton, No. 605 parket street. f Boots ani> Shoes at Reddced Pbices. i—D aniel McCusker, 216 W. 2d street, has got in a large stock of hoots and Ihoes for the fall trade, and is deter mined to sell them cheaper than any house in the city. Give him a call and save money. Marshall's Cubet Cigarettes cure Catarrh, cold iu the head aud Asthma. Try them. For sale by J. R. Hart man, Druggist, corner of 5th and Pop lar streets. Nasal Douches aud Atomizers, for catarrh, at the Ladies' Department of James belt's Drug Store. Entrance No. 1 W. 6th street. Lady attendant. Parker's Hair Balsam and Parker's Ginger Tonio, for sale by Taylor k Ful lerton, Druggists ami Apothecaries, 302 King street. Smoke Lone Jack Cigarettes, best in tho world. A. A. Chapman, sole agent, 4th and Shipley streets. Hoorelary Evans' tho stats of labor in Europe sport ays that the food supply imported into Great Britain from the United States in amounted to over $171,000,00(1. That is one of the reasons why the hat uce of trade is not accidentally in our And as the consequence of these rrear [avor. bounteous supplies, the United States Consul at Bristol reports that the Eng lish workingman of to day eals fully iliree times more meat than the man of the same class did twenty years ago. A Wife'. Dilemma. John Morningstar, of Indiana, enlist id in tiie army eighteen years ago, eaving a wife and infant daughter at Afler being wounded and dis charged he went to California, where ie lias since been engaged iu mining, ■.'(.tiling was ever heard from him at tome until Friday, when he returned He found his wife louje. i wealthy man. narried again and his daughter a full The town of Fowler is ;rown woman. ;reatlv excited over his return. His ormer wife, now Mrs. Scott, is in a lilcmma. Mark HopkluM* Fortune. The magnitude of the late Mark Hop -1 :ius' fortune may be estimated from he fact that the pleasant sums of $5, )OQ,OO0 iu bonds and $300,000 in gold loin belonging to Mr. Hopkins have ust been discovered lying in the 'reasury at Washington, where they lave been overlooked by the exeoutors. 'he total value of the estate is said to >e $23,300,000. It is a sad sight to see an intoxicated >erson on the street. How much more o is it to see a |dull aud sickly Baby mdered so by tbe use of dangerous piates? Dr. Bull's Baby Syrup con iins nothing injurious, and may be iven to the most delicate Baby. Price 5 cents. of at be The Weather. War Department, Office of the Chief igual Officer, Washington, Oct. 14—1 1. M. Indications for Tuesday—For the fiddle Atlantic States, clear weather, ollowed by increasing cloudiness, cold lortherly, veering to easterly winds, tationary or higher barometer. NKWN MJMMAKY. William Lett, of Company C. Twen tieth Infantry, was shot dead by Wil liamTurner, first Sergeant of Company L. Tenth Cavalry, at Fort Stockton, Texas, on the night of the 7th inst. Turner surrended himself. The cause of the shooting is unknown. . , , , , n ... A large meeting of colored Repnbli cans in favor of the McCulloch bill for fundiDg the State debt was held in Blandford, V a., on Sunday night. e colored people in Virginia are taking about as much interest in the < ebt queetion as the white. Charles Wise, a son, and James Downey, a nephew of th, missing aeron aut, Professor Wise, both express the opinion that he and George Burr are lost. The balloon foundnear Milwaukee has been identified as one sent up from Waukesha last Friday. Securities to the amount of $8800 were stolen from the house of Leonard Fairbanks, in Milford, Mass., last week, hut the loss was not discovered until Saturday. A house painter lias been arrested on suspicion. r A commission, appointed by the Pres ideut, wiU make trials at Long Branch to-day and to-morrow of appliances lor life saving stations, such as rafts, boats, flags, life preservers, &c. General Meritt's forces reached the White River Agency on Saturday, the indians retreating southward. It is thought they will scatter into small bauds aud slip into the various agen r ° iu ou for ly ing out ties also of they the llleval Mall Matter-Tlie Fair ground Accident—Mnlirond Acci dent — Ma«aachu*etla Politics — Accidents, Incidents, Crimes and 4'asualtles. The postmaster at Louisville, Ky., having refused to deliver letters ad dressed "T. J. Commerford, Secretary Commonwealth Distribution Company," suit was brought in the Federal Court to test the validity of Postmaster Gen eral Key's older in regard to lottery let ters. The Court decided yesterday that letters addressed to T. J. Commer ford could not be detained, but that the Department order regarding letters ad dressed to individuals as agents of lot teries or to lottery firms was valid. The coroner's jury in the case of the disaster at Adraiu, Midi., where 15 persons were killed and 270 injured by the falling of a stand on the fair grounds, has rendered a verdict declar ing W. T. Lawrence, owner of the stand ; Sizer, the architect, and Henry aud K. II. Armstrong, the carpenters who built it, guilty of criminal negli gence. All but the last named have been arrested for manslaughter and held each iu $3000 bail. Additional particulars of the railroad disaster at Belton, W. Va., ou Satur day night, show that only one passen ger, a little girl, was injured, aud her injuries are slight. A boy of fifteen, named Flanagan, who was stealing a ride, was killed. Jasper, the firemau of the west bound traiu, George Shinn, the postal clerk, and a colored boy who was stealing a ride, were seriously in jured. The Massachusetts Greenback State Committee has nominated A. C. Wood worth for Lieuteuant-Goveruor, iu place of Wendell Phillips, decliued. Wood worth is also a candidate on the Butler ticket. The committee lias refused to accept the decliuation of W. F. Whit ney of Ashburnham, the nominee for State Treasurer. Major Irvine, of the Canadian Mount ed Police, who has just arrived at Winnepeg from the West, says there is no danger of trouble in the Northwest ern Territory. If the Sioux should prove troublesome the loyal Black feet would faruish 1600 mounted warriors to the Government. The body of an unknown man, ap parently 45 years of age, badly decom posed, and with the skull split open, was found in the woods about seven miles below Albany, N. Y., on Sunday afternoon. Large public meetings have been held in British Columbia to protest against the employment of Chinese labor in the construottou of the Canada Pacific Rail way. The bricklayers of Nashville, Tenn., struck yesterday for $3 for ten hours work per day, an advance of 50 cents. The employees say they will not grant the demand. Tho steamer St. Paul, witli General Grant on board, arrived at Astoria yes terday morning and was saluted by the forts. She will arrive at Portland to day. J. J. Wheeler, a newspaper editor of Paris, Texas, was shot (lead yesterday by a lawyer named Bonner, whoso life he had threatened several times. John Quincy Adams has written a letter accepting the regular Democratic nomination for Governor of Massachu setts. William Beaver was indicted at Louisa Court House, Va., yesterday, for the murder of his wife ou the 8th inst. Garrett Geisler, aged 45 years, was drowned by falling off a canal boat,' while drunk, at Little Falls, N. Y., on Saturday. Several additional parties of negroes have arrived in Washington from North Carolina, and are anxious to go West. Henry Grear ond Jobu Donovau, tie cutters, were killed by a train near Effingham, Iil., on Saturday. Robert Gordon, a prominout citizen of Ogdensburg, N. Y., committed sui cide oq Srturday night. Sale orHouns ami Lota. J. T. Healct advertises to sell at pub lic sale, on Saturday, the 18th inst., at three o'clook, P. M., several dwell ings and building lots situated in dif ferent sections of our city, as may be by advertisement in another col umn. The price of real estate is on tho advance in our city, and any one having money would do well to attend the sale as a paying investment may be made. seen oik miMiusi.i'HiA LEirn. The Dry Weather—Dimly Nlreem— Fair■uiinnf Park—Horticultural Mall—Rare Exotic*—Military Ilia pints, Ac. Special correspondence o! ttie Republican. Philadelphia, Oct. 11, 1879. Iu dry weather it is said all signs fail, and this saying might lie truth fully applied to the weather of the past week. Almost every morning the sky was overcast, and a portion of the time the wind was from the east; hut iu spite of these ominous signs the sun soon shone as brightly as ever, and with force enough to drive the mercury up to the eighties. Such weather naturally acts as a check upon business which seems to be "straining upon the start." Merchants have laid in their fall and winter stock and now it looks as if the former were going to remain on their hands. The public don't like this kind of weather auy more than busi ness people because they caD't very well buy what the latter have to sell them; it is needed badly enough, it is true, but it isn't seasonable. Next to this threatened stoppage of business for the time being,is the dread fully dusty condition of the streets. Kvery oar or wagon that passes along leaves behind it clouds of dust that choke or blind pedestrians, and that seem to penetrate every thing that is not hermetrically closed. Owing also to the dearth of rain the streams are becoming low, and anxious people al ready see a water famine. What seems to be the worst feature in the matter, however, is the bewildered manner of the professional weather prophut. For once iu his life an east wind,aheclouded sunset, a clearing off during the night and the various other signs indicative of wet weather, have unanimously re solved not to come true, and he desper ately struggles for his reputation, by saying that the pain he feltiu his corns —his barometers—was not natural, as he imagined, but was caused by a tight shoe, and thus he accounts for his er roneous predictions. To those, however, who make occa sional visits to Fairmount i'ark, such weather is highly enjoyable. Rveu to day, threatening as it looked, a number of people flocked to this favorite place of resort, many to hunt chestnuts, with which some portions of the Park abound, aud others, again, to stroll arouud aim lessly. There are two points of attrac tion at Fairmount that take the lead of all the rest. One of these is Lemon Hill in the East Park, where musio is dispensed two or three times a Week regularly Saturdays, and where per haps one-half the entire number of visit ors to the Park locate themselves for thed The musicians, it is said, are for eugaged , )y the several street railway in com panies whose lines terminate! there, e and the arrangement cannot help but be profitable t0 both. Each company ebt j a a8ses3ed s0 m uch per week — about $t;o—for this purpose. Lemon Hill is a nicely formed spot aud is the favorite oroqnet ground. the Horticultural Hall is the centre of are attraction in the West Park. It is one of the group of buildings that helped to m&ke the little city ou the Centen nial grounds during 1870, and was no <*. oubt Hie most ornamental of the en tlr « nllmber : . D " rlu S last spring it wa ' f«Pf>«tea inside ami outside and now looks as picturesque as it did three yearsago. Running south from the bu , lW ;"* h . e 8 r ( °" nd . > 3 . hollowed out to a depth of live feet, is 15 feet wide and about 30U feet long. The banks on each side of this hollow are made to lor slope outward toward the top and are uicely sodded. The bed of the hol low is artistically laid with a variety of flowers, and here and there a little fo,lutaln >nodestly dessemma es moist is ure among the surrounding plants. At the southern end of the hollow, and on a level with a broad carriage way, call ed, I think, the Avenue of the Repub lie, stands the statue of Religious Lib erty, erected as a Centennial memento by the I&nelites. The figures are cut from pure white marble, and are very attractive. It is by the side of this statue that almost every carriage pass ing that way comes to a halt to enable the occupants to view the scene be fore them ; and it is oue worth see ing. On both sides of this sunken floral bed are other beds of llowers iu great variety, all laid out iu pretty designs, aud the effect of this liviug picture is decidedly a fine oue. The interior of Horticultural Ilall is filled with exotics, some of which are quite rare. Prominent amoug them are broad-spreading palin trees,and banana trees, bearing their delicious fruit, whose leaves are nearly, if not quite, teu feet long. There is also a cactuss departm*-ut aud a fernery, in which latter are over 300 varieties, gathered from all parts of the country. The seeds of the fern grow ou the under portion of the leaves, and the maimer iu which the plant is propagated is by simply rubbing the seed-side of a leaf ou the earth aud waiting patiently for the results. This department is the objective point of lady visitors. The Hall is opened aud free to visitors all the year round. The latter portion of the week has been taken up with military displays. Noteworthy arnoqg these were the col ored Knishts Templar. Their uniforms are similar to those of the white Tem plars but their drilliug, though fair, could not begin to compare with that of the latter. In answer to a question a white Knight said they were not recog nized in this country on his side of the house, and stated the cause to he that when the colored brethren had applied for recognition years ago they reckless ly threw open their doors to au examin ing committee of white Templars with out going through the required formal ties attending the application for admis sion to a lodge meeting, since then the whites have declined to commune with them. Outsiders, however, state that isn't the reason at all, hut it is the color line which creates the trouble;but then outsiders don't know anything about it. The Gate City Guards, of Georgia, also appeared in our city iu the course of their northern tour. Surely they must have imagined at starting that they were going to make a journey to the Polar regions, as they brought — ad let the ad lot the 15 by fair the have and her a who in to for at is feet I. of of a do be the to overcoats with thorn. To-day the Brooklyn Zouaves took partiu a large parade of our 0. A. tt. boys, and their soldierly beariDg won them plenty of applause. When one oomes to think of the large number of peruana in this city who belong to military organiza tions of one kind or another, one can not help feeling a pride in the fact that the martial spirit which animated thousands of Pennsylvania's sons to such active participation in the last war is not on the wane, but seems to increase with years. It would hardly be an over-estimation to say that, in cluding colleges,perhaps 5,000 equipped men aud boys may be found in this city alone, leaving out the Grand Army of the Republic, whose members uum ber some thousands more. is of is of a M. Police Picking*. The first offender ushered into the dock last evening was au inebriate, who had fallen down and cut himself severely. For this privilege he was lined 50 cents and 'lost. Owen Hannan was the next man. He was arraigned ou the oharge of drnnkeness and disorderly conduct, lie very indiscreetly became offensive to an officer in the very temple of justice, aud he was waltzed back so quick that the celerity made his hair curl. One hundred dollars to keep the peace was the penalty. John Sweeney was arraigned on the charge of threatening his mother bodily harm. She stated tha* on no offense whatever her son had cursed her and threatened to mash her brains out. John denied the charge aud supplemented his disclaimer with the hurried ejaculations. "You were drunk ! You know it ! What did you call me a bum for, and a loafer." < >th er words followed between the two, and the unnatural scene was ended by the Mayor imposing a fine of $1 and costs and holding the son in $100 to keep the peace. Thomas Hanly was next brought iu. lie had been fighting upon the trouble created by this youngster pending an other case. While . officer Gutehner was taking the boy to the hall,he pass ed by the store of John Hanly the father of the boy. Mr. Hanly naturally objected to the boy's arrest and endea vored to make him believe that the boy was an innocent boy. One witness swore that the father caught hold of the officer and threatened to lick him furthermore stating that he could ker whollop any two police on the force.— Officer Gutehner made the same state ment. Mr. Hanly denied the charge and as proof had another eye-witness who stated that Mr. H. merely touched the officer on the shoulder, that there was uo effort made to deter him in the performance of duty. Here was conflict ing testimony, and consequently an ex isting doubt. The prisoner was given the benefit of the doubt and the ca3e was dismissed. The boy was lined $1.00 and costs for fighting* $ Slightly Injured. Philip Anderson, of Philadelphia,one of the workmen at the new Court House, met with a slight accident at the latter place, yesterday morning about 11.30. A large stone was being raised, and Anderson had the guy rope tied around his body. The shears gave way and Anderson was thrown violent ly to the ground, receiving what was at first supposed to be serious injury to his spine. Dr. Ogle had him sent to the City Hospital, and attended to his injuries last evening. This morn ing Dr. G. Troupe Maxwell, the regular physician, informed us that beyond a few bruises the man was all right and would be able to resume work shortly. a Little Boy n misfortune. Last evening as a little boy in the employee ol William Y. Warner, was going in town for the purpose of pur chasing a new suit of clothes he was so unfortunate as to lose the money amounting to $10. The lad is a poor boy and the loss of his earnings is quite a misfortune. Mr. Warner his employ er offers a reward for the return of the money. Orgaulzlng. The colored voters are coming to the front again. The Charles Summer club of colored voters will meet to-morrow (Wednesday)eveuiug,the 15th instaut, to perfect their organization, wheuthey will apply their efforts to getting their names upon the assessment books aud in gettiug ready to vote at the next election. A full attendance of the mem bers is requested. FerMoiml. Dr. Geo. Troupe Maxwell will deliver an address before Washington Lodge, I. O. O.F.jof New Castle,iu a few days, on the "History, Principles aud Purposes of the order." Mr. Harold Rhoads, son of Mr. C. B. Rhoads, our well-knowu music teacher has just returned from an extended trip through Pennsylvania. of to are tbe by A Minstrel Squeezed. Two dollars aud ninety-two cents is what it cost one of Emerson's minstrels for tapping a son of 'Squire Cole on the head with a cane, during the parade yesterday. More < ompialnts. The peoplp residing in the neighbor hood of Nineteenth aud West streets, Ninth Ward, complain of the lamps not being lighted in that section of the city. ( lie Bov Question. Messrs. Editors :—We commend the Republican for al) it has to say 'about the war against unregistered dogs. But do you remember that registering a dog will not prevent him from being bitten and going mad and doing the greatest amount of mischief. Rather let the cry be death to all dogs found oil the street unaccompanied by, and under 4 control of their masters. If the master will the risk he ought not to have the right to subject the community to it. Extermination. run Yours for Wilminoton, Oct. 14, *79. the of to last to in this THE BOARD OF EDUCATION. A Long Session Bat Little Basiness —The Committee on Teachers Propose More Changes—A Coal Mhovel Given to hehool No. 14. The Board of Education held a long meeting last evening iu which the members relieved the peat-up eloquence of two week's accumulation, in the consideration of such lofty subjects as dyspeptic heaters,coal aud coal buckets infantile recreations and the like. From their sublime vaporings we gleaned the following record : The Committee on Teachers reported the following : Wilmington, Oct. 13, '79. To thk Board or Public Education— Gkntlkmkn Your committee on Teachers most respectfully recommend that section 20 of the rules be amended first follows: In the strike out "two" of the fifth paragraph line and insert "three" in ltd place, and strike "eighty" out of the nlntn line and Insert "seventy-five" In its place. In the second par agraph Etrlke "eighty" out of the eighth line and insert "seventy-five" In its place, and Insert "two" between "next" ana "annual" in the same line. If these amendments are adopted the average required In the elemen tary branches to get a permanent certificate will be seventy-five Instead of eighty, as now, and the time for the study of higher branch es will be three years instead of two, as now. The effect will be to make the examinations somewhat lets diflicult than they have been the last two years. These amendments do not in any way change the examinations of persons applying for positions as teachers In our schools. the was of to that One was the on had her you >th and the iu. 1 an the the of Action was on motion deferred until next meeting. The committee on No. 9 to whom was referred the extension of the facil ities of the building reported the mat ter unadvisable and were discharged. The City Treasurer reported the fol, lowing amounts received; taxes, lain . f rom appropriation lor 1871) Total. $933 47 7,166 6« 1 8,089 03 The committee on printing reported that the bids for printing Superinten dent's report wore as follows: Ulatts & Eckel print and bind 500 copies. $1.00 per page Fefrls fit Bros., do. 1 33 " " The bid of Glatts & Eckel was a<?* oepted, A resolution was adopted instructing the appointment of a committee of three to open an evening school in No. 9. Messrs. Baird. Heialer and Lally were appointed as the committee. Mr. Conrad offered an amendment to dispense with intermissions in the different departments of No. 1 school. After much discussion the matter was laid over for two weeks. The monthly report of the Superin tendent showed nineteen days absence of teachers during the month, 61 of which were for sickness. The number of teachers absent was fifteen. Col. Heisler offered the following resolution. Resolved,7hat the Committee of No. 6 is requested to fill all vacancies In said school by promotions from the various grades, and also that the committee transfer all scholars that live near and belong to other schools. This also caused considerable discus sion which resulted in the resolution being laid on the table. Dr. George Troupe Maxwell of this city, through Mr. Conrad, presented a paper ,on "halt time education." It was referred to Messrs. Conrad, Brows aud Morrow with instructions to have it printed if deemed advisable. The seat of Dennis Menton being va cant, Louis P. Lynch, on motion of Mr. Ruth, was elected to the position. Vote, 9 for Louis Lynch, 5 for Dr. McKay aud 1 blank. The Committee of No. 12 school asked for a new heater. This caused more discussion, which resulted iu the com mittees being instructed to purchase a new one. Mr. Baird asked for permission to open No. 2 school 20 minutes before 2 o'clock, from the 1st of November to the 1st of March. The cause was the inability of the children to see. The other members of the Board objected unless it be made general. The motion was postponed for two weeks. A resolution was offered by Mr. Lally providing that hereafter all re quisitions foi stationery be referred to the Superintendent for examination and approval before approval by the Visiting Committees. The resolution was laid over for two weeks. Some repairs were then ordered to different schools after which the Board gravely considered the proposition of granting a coal shovel to school No. 14. More eloquence ensued after which the Board, greatly relieved, adjourned. The following bills were ordered to be paid: W. I\T. Kennn.nl fit < 'o., $18.18: Henry (Jrebo, $17.44: W. H. Foulk, $3,25; Hiatts ii Eckel, $15: P. B. and J. B. Forman, $5.36; Geo. VV. Bush fie Son, $1,268.68: Chas, I). Agnes, $21.84; G. F. Rudolph, $2.26; C. W. Bliss, 60 eis.; C. P. Johnson, 11.89; Lewis Curlett. $4: L. H. Springer, $2.03; U. P. Johnson, $1.50: Robert IVlcCauUey. $6.60; Jas. Bradford, 25 cents: Gawthrop fit Bro., $8; Jas. Bradford, $1.01; W. F. Robinson, $28; .lame? Jackson, $10,25; J. H. Beggs. $2.40; pay roll ol teachers.f4.379.60, pay roll of officers. - $320.46. Total. $0,208.86. Orders were also directed to lie drawn in fa vor of C. F. 1 hotnas fit Co. to the amount ol $1,741.29: F. B. Forman, $100; Patrick Crutny, $ 100 . at to a at you tiie the get five as a new a most bent day Now We And Large PreanlnniA. A newsboy in referring to the efforts being made to increase the circulation of the "Every Evening" through the offer of premiums, jocosely suggested that the niauager should name the dou ble cylinder press as a first premium, and the single cylinder as the second premium. Another lad immediately suggested that the stockholders should throw iu the eutire office as it seemed to him that it was an elephant on their own hands. Sensible lad that, fully equal to Aunt. Polly Bassett's son, Jedediah, who figured largely at the exhibition of the New England "Singin Skewel." Cottage Prayer Hooting. The members of tbe church of the Covenant will hold their cottage prayer meeting this evening, at No. 420 East Ninth street. The public generally are iuvited to attend. Habitual poor health is a direct re sult of habitual poor attention to the physical system. Keep the head cool tbe feet warm and the bowels regular by the proper use of Dr. Bull's Balti more Fills, hnd sickness can not ap proach yon. Ice. alone BOARD OF HEALTH. Mpeclal (tension (.aat Evening—Tlie City Solicitor Lay. now. the Law. Last evening the Board of Health held a special session called to settle the matter of jurisdiction i. e. whether the Board has, if any, within one mile of tiie city limits. The idea was to learn if something could not he done to relieve the city of Vandever'e bone ren dering establishment. Samuel _ Macallister, City Solicitor stated: In 1809, when this city was a small borough, the Legislature delegated to City Council the power to create a Board of Health aud to clothe that board with power w ithin the city limits and- within a circle of one mile beyond the same. After defining what a nui sance was he stated that owing to the rule of law that statutes must be strict ly construed it was diflicult to extend a power of abating nuisances beyond the city line when the statute said within. He suggested that the ordinance be amended : If any person shall exercise within this or within one mile thereof he shall suffer the same penalty as within. The Board have no power to bring an action in the name of the State but if information was lodged with the Mayor he could hold the parties offending in hail for court and the Attorney Gener al would prosecute. You many declare the place a nuisance and then abate it and whatever expense was attached could be recovered from the offender by action in name of Mayor and Council of Wilmington. Mr. Hawkins thought the best way to have some one in the neghborhood take the matter in band and make complaint before a magistrate. He made a motion to this effect which was seconded. The President understood the board was compelled to visit a place in a body and declare it a nui sance before it was one in fact. Mr. Hawkin'a motion, That the bus. iuM, be left to private citizens to pros ecute the same, was carried. The President stated that he had re ceived much complaint of the gutters being dogged up by leaves, etc. Mr. Kennedy moved that the Street Committee let the water run. Mr. Singley said that he would not do it. The President said he did not wish to conflict with the street Commissioner but that he and every other officer were under the orders of the Board of health. Kennedy's motion carried, after which Board adjourned. as we 20 do of In 47 6« 03 of of ShootlDg Match. There will be a grand pigeon and glass ball shooting tournament at the Hare's Corner Hotel, on Monday, the 20th inst., commencing at one o'clock, P. M. All the leading marksmen of the county have been invited, and a lively time may be anticipated. BBEYlTll#*. is a Sun rises fl.Cb... Sun sets 5.23, No equinoctial yet, A sight to behold—Eyesight. A stuck up thing—A show bill. Thieves work on abstract principles. Is a man with a wooden leg club footed ? Nobody's child—Joshua, the son of Nun. Hard money is that which is hard to got. The eastern apples are large and luscious. Salt oysters, ice cold, lor sale at Fullmer's. Eight cents per line Is charged for advertls ing in this column. A poetic exchange, in an Indian summer ripe. " essay, says "lovers Pure elder vinegar at Weldin & Lloyd's, at Seventh and King. A lump of sugar steeped for a minute in vinegar will cure the hiccoughs. " Puck " suggests that a pretty irirl in front and a tax-collector behind would keep the average pedestrian up to a live hundred and fifty mile course. A new lot of picture frames, chromos and game pictures at the 99 cent store. A war ol extermination has set in against all dogs found running at large. A meeting will he held in the Union M. E. church, to unite in special prayer lor the cess ol the church. Cupping and leeching at No. 103 E. Second streot. Residence No. 403 East Second street, Tho " Herald " says that the port physi cian called their reporter a d——d leol. Maybe be was right! That "Lord, make us willing to run rands for Thee. " Chicken salad at Fullmer's. It Is suggested to us that the Board ol Ed ucation Is a n instrel show on scale. It has its middle Job printing promptly and neatly done at the Republican office. a good prayer ol the old deacon : little er amateur and end men. Call and sec Adair's furniture emporium, at No. 207 Market street. No trouble to show goods. Husking corn lias commenced, but the weatner is warm yet. beautiful hardy flowers. They can be made to blossom in the winter. G. S. Humphrey, the hatter, oflors grent barga'ns in hats this day and evening at 216 Market street. Pot the youngest of y The past few wrok* have boon of a kind very roof put on yo ur favorable to having a dwelling. as to Guinioe is popular drug at present. If you take it in milk tho taste will not be so nauseous. Gen. Giant's horses were much admired at tiie Dover lair, and so laundry soap. Tiie wentlier Is getting dryer, and many of the country mills have to bo run on short time. Always buy at home when it Is possible to get what you want. Thousands of bargains In tin-ware and no tions. Remember the place! The original five cent store, 231 Market street. If the teachers ol No. 12 school could get as much comfort from their dyspeptic old stoves as the educational board can eloquence from a fire shovel, there would bo no necessity for new heaters. The sun is 320,000 times larger than the earth, and yet it persists in striking so small a thing as a man. The " Axminster " is the handsomest and most economical parlor stove in tfro market; found only at QuW's, Ninth and Shipley. A profane upstart—Tho man who sat on a bent pin. Is tho man who beats his wife enforcing the licker-her law ? Chicken croquettes at Fullmer's. Oi course justice is coel, because it is.just He shook her at the Opera House on Satur day evening, and she was compelled to go it tiie homeward jaunt. Notice to the Public.—I will half-sole and heekboots and shoes for $1, other mending in proportion, John E. Bailey, S. W. corner of Seventh and Tatnall streets. Now while the breezes with the flowers play, And all the woods aro sad and picturetque, We turn a moment from onr dreams away To watch the loaves dance round in gay bur lesque, And watch the urchin surreptitious sip Mellifluous rapture from the white tur-nip, Kolley fit Co.'s A. E. do Ice. L ded alone the mile to to ren to a the a the be an if in it by of He a re CHESTER cttL'jtTY ITEMS. Matters In and Around Avondale and Wentgrove. Special correspondence of the Republican? Avondale, Oct. 13th, '79. A visit to Chester County at this sea son of the year would amply repay the lover of the beautiful in nature. Hill and dale hav»* taken on the brown tint that tells of a year drawn near its close. On Saturday evening we had the pleas ure of being present at a public meeting of the M. S. R. A. of this place. This institution is now nearing its second anniversary and is in a flourishing con dition. The meeting on Saturday evening was addressed by John Mc Donald, Frank Whelen and President Hughes. The choir consisting of Misses Alice Clark, Annie Lamborn, Maggie McAllis ter, Emma Grade, I.aura McArdle, and Annie Miller, and Messrs. Thos. J. Me gilligan, Harry Fell and Hnnry Green field, rendered several excellent selec tions. The officers of the society elec ted at the last stated meeting are as fol lows : President, C. C. Hughes ; First Vice, Wm. Mackey : Second Vice, John McDonald; Third Vice, Bartley Speak man ; Treasurer, Emor Wood ; Finan cial Secretary, Mrs. Annie Lambert; Recording Secretary, Miss Annie Miller; Marshal, Morris Hoopes ; Ass't. Mar shal, Henry Greenfield; Sergeant at arms, Ellis KiDzie ; Trustees, William Hughes, Joseph Henderson, Milton Con rad. We yesterday made a tour of the ex tensive quarries of Wm. Hughes & Son, near Avondale. This firm have been turning out from 125,000 to 130,000 bushels of agricultural lime per year. They aie now about erecting one of Foulk's perpetual burning kilns which when started can be kept running uigltt and day. This kiln Will tv»rn out buil ding lime of a superior quality. These are the most extensive quarries in this section and the veins of limestone aro almost inexhaustible. In addition to their quarries this firm also run a flour mill which is kept running to its utmost to supply the demand for the famous Glenn Quarry brand of flour, which is here manufactured. They also deal exten sively in coal aud several thousand tons pass through their hands annual ly. Business iu and around Avondale is brisking up wonderfully. Mr. B. Chambers who conducts the main store of the place has three clerks constantly employed. The R. R. Compauy also con template erecting a large depot at this place. West Grove just above us, is also looming up into importance rapid ly, a great deal of building now going on, the most of which is being done by Messrs. Joseph Pyle and Francis Good, the former being one of the live men of West Grove, and the town owes a good deal to his energy. Harvey Murray, contractor does the most of the plaster ing here and employs a large number of hands all the time, among whom □one is more reliable than pur old friend Elias Kinze. West Grove is sup plid with water from a spring located upon the grounds of Mr. Joseph Pyle, the water beihg forced into a reservoir by means of a windmill and two hydraulic pumps. The nurseries near this town are also extensive employing in the neighborhood of one hundred of a h a n d > By invitation your correspondent paid a visit yesterday to the large dairy arm of Mr. Everhard Conrad, located about half way between West Grove and Avondale. There is a legend •onnec'ed with the settlement of this mace-which ruus as follows:—About the year 1725 Isaac Jackson, who resided in Ireland had a dream that he had come to America and chased some hnd, and tbe tract si> vividly impressed on his mind that to America in search of it; visiting Cheater county he found the identical tract ot his dream, and pur chased some seven hundred acres. The bulk of the property is yet in possession of his descendants, Mrs. Everhard Conrad being of theseventh generation. They have a magnificent house here beautifully arranged grounds and w^ll appointed buildings. pur was h : J. C. A Fall. Uriah Drake, residing at CIS West Seventh street, was quite badly hurt by falling through a car in the car s> «»p of the Harlan & Hollingsworth Co., on Thursday last. He has since been con fined to Ills bed, but it is thought by his physician, Dr. Quinby, that he may venture out in a day or two. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. ■VrUTlrt; -1, WM. OAMPUEL.L, HEKE .Lw hy give nullce that I shall apply to the Judges oi the Court ol (Icneral Sessions of the Peace and Jail Delivery of tho State of Delaware, In and lor the Count v ol N Cas Monday, the 17th of November, being the ttrst day of the November term, 1879, fora license to keep an Inn or Tavern at thoS. W. cor. Fourth and Orange streets,it being known as the Western Hotel,in the Third Ward of the City of Wilmington, County and State afore said, with the privilege ot selling intoxica ting liquors In less quantities than one quart to be drank on the premises, and ;the follow ing respectable citizens recommend the said application to wit; William Baxter, James Meekam, Hilary 11. Ltghtcap, John Green, tie, A. A. Chapman, Edward Fa l)an'l McElwee, Robert Taylor, Edward J. McManus, JameR Clark, A. BIcrmann, Nathan Lieberman. Michael Megary, John Bader, William McElwee, James Megary, John Brady, J. P. TheodoreFuckel, Charles lllchmann, Patrick Monaghan. E. I). Morrison, Hugh C. Dully, Thomas 1. Russell, John Dunn, Emile Bucher, James Smith, Meyer Meyers, Thomas D. Gibson, 10-14 3t WILLIAM CAMPBELL. P OU RENT.—One five room bouse on Marshall street near Warner's Morocco factory ; five dollars per month. 10-14-3t* S. MARSHALL, 105 W. Severn h street. W ANTED.—A smart, honest colored boy of 12 or 13 years old, to go errands and do chores around the house. Apply to 714 French stroet. 10-14-tl L OST.—Going from Beach to Market streets, last evening, two five dollar notes. The Under will be suitably rewar ded by returning tho same to tho office of 10-14-3t W ANTED.—A good boy at No. 12 E. Fifth street. 10 l4-2t* Third and WM. Y. WARNER. Maryland ave. and Beach sts. W ANTED—A goed, stout boy to kettle oysters, Apply at Sixth and Penn. lC-14-2t J.B.LOFMAN.