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a ! THE DAILY REPUBLICAN WILMINGTON OEUWARt FRIDAY. MAY 16,1884. VOL. XIII- NO. 95, -nil i ONE C NT cm' w <£ASSSa ,f City o-eekl v westing *1 evening, with eil was held •«» * chftl * Th e Jent and all the niem unswefe. | a , || | °„ m»l'Ion fKSJSf W tcarling was * il , h ' 1II „,ii(ee reported favor .*»■«* S of ilantes McKay, op the I" 1 yr an Buren street ater ptP° avenue anil ^ a * *" Ii0V . „ tl e Wtition of Barry • - ,jl 1 ' Kratikl j-pglll^ r Jliiph; at.d Jackson pj'iio laid as soon as The reports iu », the l,W,i i/rsi|.M. , , cw s * , ..j.jjipft r» i p"rt<*l i* 1 ' 14 ' iglpB'en ' |„ w i„g petitions: 'M^'to^ave a g.tier Swtreet between Maple and * kl * ..Lrci'airrd ; to l*a»" '* '"him Uri'iull. street be. ween I', * .. , ,1 West streets ; that ot ^r Allan s, to set c" rl * H , n<l It" l " g' (toss gvenue he e'auJ Vuhv stnwlA The £ related in favor ot of John Conway, walk and gutter repalns & , .r l(n newer on Maryland I'ffi hi favor of accepiing the *l"#Paris.4 Brother to repave SL.I finin ilis railroad to Church Bl l to pave Harrison street be E 'J,, Ninth streets. The meach case «as a<lopt«l. i,« Committee reportwl that haUitiniiad the ordinance to fix •tablish Hie grade <>f CiflU slreel La, .treet, and Harrison street Futtrth atid Fifih streets ; also .Line to establish the grades ot I Button wood ami A st.r«cts in Wilmirfct™, ai d found nothing nncontrary to law or tho city MB Opening Streets Committee re |i favor of accepting the liiil of U'urkrn, fur K™ling SixtL Dear Clayton, and tliu rnport waa ,1 a.wiu favor of Riving tho •Ifth street, Keogh, and for grading T Ittid s!i*s t, b Mart it report was adopted. Stevenson asked if Mr. Mo jliliii was not the lowest bidder for lit work on Sixth street, and Smitl), chairman of the committee, liewas, but the committee did not him or his security, and they did bilk fie work could be done at lilt he ottered to do it for. Un of Mr. Moore,the motion where* contract fur grading Twelfth tn» awarded to Patrick Car berry ! urnittee 1'ickeU thought the c •ling to law, warded the contract, to the lowest wits H'Vi ral of the inuuittee explained that they did iiuw Mr. McLaughlin, or tin* man •curltv, and as frevifi-li'.l that the work could done at tl> price he offered to had thrown •inhere of 1 as his be i the ronir.ict for, thej Piukfls nrgnl that as Mr Mo jin bail oft'-r* il to do the work for pffiVriit-ryard, »nd Mr. Barberry pi Lett's, ail the committee ha J pa to amrtain if the security and if he was, to 'o the lowest bid i"' l tin ''T!: - , ,-. '011 had been discussed foi''/ i-. Mr. Pickets moved hi 'If i .one of Patrick Car '• that of McLaughlin. M to another discussion, bin. at**! ihat, ho wi ftDii; when •quaint-d ho offered to become McLautfln'i.'H M'curity, ami he be tuii tu be a responsible man. f cnnt! opinion of tho members iwn.«»l to be that Mr. Me In:n .had made a mistake in his iu Id not be right, for ; advantage of it. IiCkt-> said that he Mr.Li.rl,, that;; to la ,'ould with • lo refer the mittee with in. UiOlior o the «•( « tii iiufuiri concern , and ii they wore satis ind Hie contract to Mr. and tbe motion was tosm Ciiv Tri-s as, ir«*r reported $2,084.2 • the Unio il National :• Auditor reported that, zi. k he hud collected •TM: ; pu.: ami oil , , mrces, $358.75, paid to the city Tre; VY r,l ' a yl'houthls signature to the pay-roll of the , „ m '>d> and one to ,on " ' department, but. overruled by Mr. ^solution, : irer. i My f» was r S,» v Inch lilty vote ot 1;; f'er of the \V that he hui b i'h a pay-roll aiuo report int The ■as no passed by an ave and '• Mr. Mentor. not mtniHsioner reported 33 funs employed. wi*h n»»v ,».«■« >0 *245.88. ' " PHy ^hector presented hi* foiaafnh.r' !i t , ; reettd in rhiscit v hr, ■ •K» <1 stores ; 7 ' kiluitioti.s 1 *>«!.,-ill, IK » , IU; slal'U-H d welling into Mon s liuinufi ; offices and WyK i,m, ' hl ' ' 'n oa w 9 <; k < "" r *>"•!<>• ordcrJi made S u 'wo buildings to be K Hit) "I'iMiug dinulH, 1 l the new tmildj collected - unnfactoriPB was :• ::i>tl,e i « i, he , d for maUn* "d» Star. of "'Hi l >»il'llni , H u V 1,1,1 I 1 '? I: an*. "udiciHiitlv langiug hi mauv tlieru In K „i OTa 'i I'.'iri, of I'niiv .. in.!'"'"Ply with tlx* b lw 11 I"»itiom-,1 f«r » *9! „ })M lo rj 'In • K >, ii "mi a 1H referred m t,j M . "biTuilr.... " il!l MessiiivT I, •veil and guttered, *7. r;* 11 '. "as refer! nini( ; , :;:;'l uin B,« r d 0 f ,,, .'uiiiIhiuuIiix »kod f or u I'll. tew } "»> Ad •m s streets <«'<!, and 5 Street /•roHsiii,, ' l,! h'rred to i] ryN.'iv f ■ Wl '!l fur the trL ' t hulwuuii Ma. 'ankiln pie and Jackwm sfrM-t* to allow of wa pjprs Mug lHid, and tlio petition reft rred to tlifr* Opening Streets Committee. A communication, tbat na« received ami fill'll, was presented from the Hoard ot Trade, ftfaowlftg that tli< W»'8t System of h« wcrage wan oot what it. wan repr«*t-*rtMl to la*, nrul protesting against it« introduction into this city. Mr. Miller pnsented the petition the Grand Army, for tli© u*e of the Ciij Hall on memorial day, to receive and arrange flowers for decorating tbe of their deceased comrades. ter WBa grave Mr. M11 lev urged that the request be granted, aud his motion to that effect was unani niously passed. Samuel N. Ilanum, asked that the sidewalk on Sixth street lietw anis and Jackson streets be paved, and the petition was referred to the Street Committee. The petition of George II. Bates, asking that the gutter on Fourteenth street between Delaware avenue and Broome street be paved, and that crossing be laid at Franklin street, was refe Ad ;if to the Street Committee. William A. Bacon asked that I liu'oln street from Delaware to Hliallcrf*s» avenue ho paved with cobtdo dtonos, or that is inexpedient, that it ho mac adamized with oyster shells,and'tl epe utiuu r<*f«rred lo the Street Com Mr. Horsey presented the petition of Arthur 11. Smith and others calling attention to Shipley Hun sower at Ninth ami Monroe street*!, and asking that the brick sewer commenced at Tenth and Adams bo completed as soon as possible to that point. 1 u presenting tlie petition, Mr. Hor sey said that Shipley Hun sewer was open at. that point, aud threw offgasses that weia not only unpleasant, but highly deleterious to the health of those residing in the vicinity. He also stated that a number of new bouses were bo ng constructed on Tenth street, and that unless the request of Mr. Hmlth and other pioperty owners in the vicin ity was granted, there of diseao* ing summer. The petition was rolerred to the Street Committee. The petition of Patrick S. Bradley, for a lamp on Eleventh street bstwtxu Heald street and Hailrond avenue was referred to tho Lamp Committee. •I. Frank Huth was granted permis sion to set cuib on Ids own property at Linden and Franklin streets. Mr. Plckels, chairman of the Finance Committee, presented the following as the bssessRients for the coming yi'ar: great danger breaking out during the com NOltTHBJtN DIbTBICT. .$14,694,568 .. 225,400 $14,819,966 Heal Estate., Capitation... SOUTHERN DISTRICT. Heal Estate., Capitation... .. . $13,381,351 . 139,250 $13,620,601 Total city assessment for both districts. .$28,340,567 School assessment for the Northern district, including capitation ($418,900; $14,918,083; Southern district, in cluding capitation ($290,000), is $13, 741,485; total school aasoswmenL, $28, 959,273. The Finance Committee also reported favor of refunding $3.39 overpaid tax to David Costello, and the drawing an order for $100 in favor of Eug F. h r.urn, for copying the city assess ment lists, and the recommendation in each case was complied with. Mr. Moore moved that tho ordinance regulating aud defining the duties of th« Building Inspector be taken up for third reading, but upon a vote being taken the motion was lost. Mr. K&sr.bnm called the attention to the resolution passed at tho last meet ing, instructing the Street Commission to inquire by what authority the Wilmington & Northern Hailroad Com pany w » ro blocking East ami West Lib erty streets. He presented a letter from the super intendent of the road, stating that they had put up a fence to prevent parties using it for a dumping ground, ami that he never had any knowledge that those streets had ever boon opened. The commission appointed to con demn lands of Joseph C. Seeds aud W. C. R. Golqiihoun, and assess damages on account of new sewer over Rattlesnake Hun, recommended 50 cents damages to each, uad tho report was adopted. Mr. Fickels moved to take up for a third reading the Building Inspector ordinance, hut Mr. Easthuru and several He then gave uotice that he would call it up next meeting night. M r. berH objected. Denney offered a resolution, was adopted, instructing the (Wnmissionoi placed on Franklin street, between Maple and Jackson streets, to fill up boms, so 1 hat tbe Chief Engineer of the Water Department, could lay water Street. have aHlies H» lsoy said that he had a griev o w hich lie would like to call the attention of Council, and proceeded state that while he and other mem bers ot the Opening Streets Committee were passing along Scott near William Wednesday afternoon, they saw a horse and cart stuck in the mud, aud said that such incidents were of Ho thought, some should be taken in the matter, his motion the Street Commis* was ordered lo abate tho nul M daily occurrence. On motion of Mr Smith an order for favor of Martin Keogh, for grading on Heald street. Mr. Horsey again rose and said he hail another complaint from tho Hey outh Ward. As he waa passing along Gilpin avenue, a few days since, he noticed that the Baltimore and Phila delphia Railroad Company had a num of men and teams employed taking dirt from the bed of that thoroughfare,to fill excavations on their road, and as he thought, this was an in justice lo the citizens, the Street Com nihsiouer was, on his motion, instruct to order them to desist at once. Mr. Baugh said that some six months ago, the Street Commissioner was in runted to place a new railing around City Spring, but up to the present jo nothing had been done, ami ho oved that the Street Committee be in attended to. $190 w as drawn i sine ted to see that it Farrell thought, it. would ho better icier the whole matter to the Board Health, as he did not consider tho let - fit to drink. Mr Baugh's motion vas amended so that the Public lding Committee w as instructed to 'Hie railing repaired at ■<*, On motion of Mr. Menton, tho City Engineer and Surveyor was Instructed furnish the lines at Fourth and Fifth Franklin streets to any one wish to build on those streets, and tho ' officer was also instructed to pro pare an ordinance fixing and establish* n.gjlhe grades of these streets. Mr. .Pickets offered a resolution that Street Committee be instructed to advertise for proposals for the paving certain streets in this city, aud said that the Finance Committee had recom mended an appropriation of $20,000 that purpose, and be wan anxious to much could be done for that b amount. T resolution wan amended by seve ral of the members, until it included the paving of Fourth street from Mar ket to Walnut with Belgian block h ; Fomth street from Mad! Hon to Van Bareti, fourteen feet in tho middle, with Bel gian blocks, remainder cobbleHtone. The remainder, all of cobbleHtone, are : Eleventh fiom Church French, ami from Heald to the approach to Kieventh street bridge ; Walnut, from Third to Elev enth ; Front from Market to Madison Lincoln fro to Shall cross avenues ; Eighth from Monroe Broome and Vandever avenues. The*resolution as amended was adopt ed and the committee instructed to re port the proposals at the next meeting of Council. The ordinance fixing the grades parts of Lobdell, Buttonwood and streets, and the ordinances est.abl ish ing the grade of parts of Fifth and Har are read a third time, I, and sent to the Mayor for his Delaw rl street Pi approval. Council then adjourned. New* nummary. The Fish t' ral Association, in session at Washington! adjourned on Thursday, after adopting a resolution declaring " that this society most carri es; ly recommends the adoption of the principle of individual ownership oyster grounds, that the oyster cultur ist may possc^H the safety of gathering tho results of his labors, and it is like wise the opinion of the society that an investigation of nil the conditions af fecting the life of the oyster is eminent ly desirable and should be immediately undertaken." A telegram from Fort Worth, Texas, reports that fn the northwestern sec tion of that Stale "the cattle are in fine condition, water abundant and the range good. A heavy drive is now going ou, the cattle being mostly young steers, going to Colorado, Montana, Indian Territory, Kansas and Wyom ing. Several large purchases of cattle were recently consummated by Eastern companies." The railroad war at Denver is believ ed to be at an end,the BanYaFe aud Bur lington officials having restored rates. Wednesday " was the most exciting railroad circles of any on record. The Buntn Fo office employed a brass band as an advertisement, and at the other offices chronics and cigars were thrown in to buyers of tickets. The lowest rate touched wan $L'0 lo New York." Fourteen men were killed and twelve injured by the railroad disaster near Connellsville on Wednesday. One the injured died while being taken the hospital. A coroner's jury found that the collision v.'hh caused by the carelessness of Gilbert Lewis, train despatcher. Only two of the bodies could bo identified ; the rest were burned into a shapeless mass. In the African Methodist Episcopal General Conference at. Baltimore, yes terday, the camp meeting question was discussed, and a resolution offered President II. F. Lee, of W ilberforce University, was adopted, " refusing recommend the holding of camp meet ings, but allowing rhem to be con tinued." The Red River at Shreveport, Louisi ana, is still rising and is one inch higher than in February and March. The Benoist levee is guarded night, and day. Great distress exists in the over flowed district. Heavy ruins fell during Tuesday night and Wednesday in tk around Dallas, Texas, threatening the wheat, with rust, ami setting back the crops in the lowlands for about a fort night. country By the fire in Panama on the 27th ult , 38 buildings were destroyed, aud is estimated at $500,000. Dur adrunken aud the 1< ing the progress of the llam mob detuni the military and polio, plundered right aud left. Judge Reid committed Mourn Stirling, Kentucky, yesterday morning, by shooting himself in the bead. lie had shown symptoms of in Auuity within a few days. Lightning yesterday struck the Bap tist church at, Port Hope, Ontario, de molishing the roof damaging the building. The steamer Tunatall, sunk by lee in the Gulf of St. Lawrence on Sunday last, was valued at $100,000. Three ol her crew are missing. Tlie bone factory of A. B. Meyer, at St. Louis, was burned yesterday. Loss $05,000. icide at ot.liorwi How 4'hlldren Atierd Nchool. furnishes Superintendent. 11 arh some interesting figures in the attendance of children ai our pub lic schools. The figures are made up from reports sent to the superintendent by the principals of the various schools for tbe school month ending on the 9th inst.. In tho high and grammar schools there were 1,357 pupils enrolled, 380 withdrawn, 11 suspended, and 1 ex pelled. In the 15 primary schools there were 4,621 pupils enrolled, 1,205 with drawn, 92 suspended and 9 expelled, making a total of 6,878 scholars enroll ed, 1,585 withdrawn, 103 suspended and 10 expelled. In the four colored schools there were M8 scholars enrolled, 262 withdrawn, none suspended aud none expelled. Those reported as withdrawn were our of school because their parents had taken them out. Those reported sus pended were out. because compelled to leave by the committee or principal account of bad conduct or irregular at tendance. Suspended pupils are. re-in stated when tho committee is satisfied that they will conduct, themselves prop erly, or attend regularly. Those that it is deemed best, not to ro-instate are re ported .m excelled. A Chance for Home*. At, the m eting of Clayton Loan As Noeiat'on this evening, in the second story of Mm Telegraph Building, Third aud Market, streets, a n ble bouses and lots will be offered at public, sale on very reasonable terms Nos. 1, 2, 3 arid 4 consist of four two story brick houses Non. 812, 814,816 and 818 lleed street. No. 6 is a three-story brick bouse, No. 613 West Front, street,, tin r with three desirable building The above will be sold on reasonable terms, and persons contem plating purchasing a home should at tend Ibis sale. her of deuirs to iu! iry New styles of type will bo constantly added to the Republican job rooms. •hen wanting job work, and we flatter ourselves tbat we can please both in work and price. Go to I. A. Nor III A I o»* For the Wilcox & White organs and Hazel ton Bros, pianos. Wo invite a call loinii Heavy BIiikkihip The Wilmington club played second game yesterday with the Monu mentala of Baltimore, at the place, and eon an easy victory. vibltiiJK team did bouie heavy HlugKitiK and laid the home team out in a manner. Tho score by Inning* was: Wilmington .,..00442202 1—21 Monumental . . .33 0 0 0 0 0 0 3— Base hits—Wilmington," 23; Monu mental, 12. Errors—Wilmington, Monumental, 14. The name clubs play again to-day. In tho Trenton-Active game at Head* iug yesterday the former, who stand second in the race for the pennant, suf fered their second defeat of the season, which was ('.rushing iu its character tho score will show : At Beading : Trcnlon. 00000 0 010—1 ...0 0 2 0 0711 x—20 Active . . Hast- hit. — Active, 22 ; Trenton, 3. rors— Active, 7 : Trenton, 9. Thu Harrisburg club were also par alyzed by tho V irgiuias on the latter's grounds at Kicbmond, yesterday,by following score : At Kichuioud : Virginia. 2442000 4 0—1G Harrisburg ... .0 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 2—7 Base hits—Virginia, 19; Harrisburg, 10. Errors—Virginia, H ; Harrisburg, ji At Allentown the Domestics of New ark won another championship game over tho Allentown club, tho score standing as follows : At Allentown : Allentown. 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0— Domestic. 1 0 0 0 4 0 3 1 1—10 Base hits—Allentown, 10; Domestic, 19. Errors—Allentown, 4 ; Domestic, OTHER GAMES YESTERDAY. At Providence—Providence, 7 ; Chi cago, 5. At Washington—Washington, 4 Athletic, 3. At Altoona—Keystone U., 6 ; Al toona U., 7. At Cincinnati—Cincinnati U., 2 Boston U., 3. At Boston—Boston, 11: Detroit, 9. At Ht. Louis—Bt. Louis U., 20; Balti more U., 6. At Chicago—Chicago U., 8 ; Nation al, U., 3. At Indianapolis—Indianapolis, 3 8t. Louis, f, At Philadelphia—Buffalo, 5 ; Phila delphia, 25. At New York—Allegheny. 0 ; Metro politan, 8. Cleveland,1; New York, At Brooklyn—Brooklyn, 7 ; Balti more, 4. At Columbus—Cincinnati, 3; Colum bus, 5. At Toledo—Toledo, 7 ; Louisville, Tli© Great irnslt. Matters were quieter in Wall street yesterday, and the general outlook was improved, though there was a set back late in the day. The Metropolitan Bank was found to be solvent by the Exami ner, aud its doors were re opened noon. George I. Seney resigned the Presidency of the Bank and Henry Jacques was chosen Ills successor. The failure of A. W. Diinock & Go. w'as announced in the morning, the firm making an assignment. A. W. Di uiock is President of the Bankers and Merchants' Telegraph Company, and large shareholder in the Company, hut it was said that his failure would not involve the Company in any way. The run upon the Becotid National Bank ceased, but runs were make upon seve ral of the savings bauks both in New York city and Brooklyn, and the Atlan tic Bank, in the latter city, remained closed. A rude shock was given to the growing fooling of security in New York by the announcement shortly be fore d o'clock in the afternoon of the failure of Fisk & Hatch, one of the largest and best known houses the street. One of the partners, A. Hatch, is I 'resident of the Stock Ex change. The Tuna Valley Bank, at Bradford, Penna., suspended yesterday. It was a, correspondent of the Metropolitan Bank iu New York. The officers of the Rank promise to pay the depositors full, and if is believed that Hie embar rassment is only temporary. F. A. Hawley & Co., bankers and brokers, of Boston, faile<l yesterday. Their liabilities are stated by the firm at $150,000. They say their suspension " is due to a failure to ascertain just where they stand." Later in the day Mr. Hawley told a reporter that their failure w« uot expect to resume. The " Dr. 8. A. Richmond Medicine Company," failed ou with no assets." bud one, and they did in Si. Joseph, Missouri, Wednesday "for $150,000, lav*wll||;aUiiK Broken Basks. Washington, May |15.—A resolu tion was offered by Senator Morgan to day, which, under the rule, w'ent over one nay, directing the committee on :e to examine into tho causes of f such of the National .i the faiiui banks iu New York city as have sus pended bus.ness in May, 1384, Slid re port. whether said failures have, to any and what extent, resulted from any violation of the laws regulating their conductor from giving certificates upon drafts or by their acceptances of drafts other commercial paper drawn upon them directly or indirectly,in evasion or violation of the laws and whether any of the national bauks in New York city have been engaged since July 12, 1882, iu violation or evasiou of the laws regulating their conduct. la Is Ileal|y a Wonder that Mullin & Sen are so busy with tlieir orders. Their trade has been con stantly on the increase, and yet there many who have never tried them. We are sure it will repay any one to in vestige. »o. You can save money aud he better suited by buying of them. Trimming* sud Notion*. Ladies wishing to purchase dreaee* ready made or made to order, should on Mrs. Jones, No. 618 West Eighth street. Also gento' furnishing goods. Ward #1 ceil lift. A meeting of tbe Sixth Ward Repub licans will be bold at the room of tbe City Executive Committee this (Friday evening) at 8 o'clock sharp. By order the committee, J. B. Roberts, Vice President. TcnlHi Ward N<unfnation. Tlie Republican nomination election tho Tenth ward will be held at Chamber's saloon, corner of Pleasant Jackson streets, tomorrow after noon. I'crMMial. Mr. Bel dell, of the firm of Seidell Hastings, will sail for Europe on the 24th. His wife will accompany him. Prompt I Reliable! Nafe Canada Pine Syrup for coughs and colds, can bo depended on every timo. cents a bottle. ■FWlih MlfTiOl To Down Town Patrons. ltemember that the Branch Store the Great Tobacco Mart ib at No. 5 Kast iThird .treet, where we have not | largest but tie best anbortmeut of , bates and Cigars in the State, which | we wHlecll at ruinous prloee. Chapmai. Flab. Powell Bros, have on their stalls in the Third street and Madison street markets a good supply of sea bass, porgies, sturgeon and mackerel, also snappers, In addition hi a full stock shad and herring. Call early. „ , Pbotocrapns Reduced In prices. Fine re-toadied cabinet reduced from $6,00 por doeen to $3.00 down. Card photographs finely re-touched, reduced from 92.60 per dozen to $1.60 per do* MTflUrk«££it ' Ph " t0|<r * P ''' r ' **"*" Arrive*. A prime lot of gilt edge hay, also choice lot high mixed at bheward's, No. 713 West Front street. Thie hay will be eold low to make room. Tele phone 299. The Old Process. Burr-ground Hour makes the best and sweetest bread. |5.75 pcrbbl.; $2.75 bbl ; 24>^ lbs. for 70c. Try it. W. Kimble, Front and Madisou streets. Attention. Flour and toed, upward in quality and downward in price, long measure and full weight at Bheward's, No. 713 W. Front street. Lookout, Painting. W. S. Simmons, house and sign paint ing graining, glazing, etc. Brick stain ing aspecialty. Bhop, 716 Shipley street. Bargains! Bargains f! For the next thirty days In cigars and tobacco, to make room for new stock, at 105 Erst Second street. Painting. T. Danner, 610 Market street, is still alive aud ready to do all kindsof paint ing and graining. Jobbing a specialty. Burke and liellnni. Call telephone 247 for the best coa for family use: also lime, sand, etc Burko & KeLum, King and Hailroad. Palatine. House and sign painting by Walttr Joseph, at 122 Market street. fse Cream. Kyle's ice cream can be found at his old stand in the Second street market. Sbad, o, ah ad, aud all kinds of fish at McClure's stalls in the Eighth street market. Having rooms fitted up especially storage of stoves, beaters, drums, etc., we are now prepared to receive storage during the summer months reasonable rates, stoves, heaters, drums, etc. On receipt of order at store, will send promptly to get the same and turn when wanted. Warranted to keep in good condition. Bchoeu Heater and Stove Co., 415 Market and 414 Hhipleyi streets. We have purchased this year nu merous cuts of steamboats aud steam cars, besides a good quantity of well selected wood typo suitable for poster work, such as is used for pic-nics and Huuday school excursions, and will guarantee good work, aud prices keeping with such at the Repuhlican oflice. If you warn the very best 3-cent cigar in Wilmington, call for the High Art at Roberts, Front and Tatuall streets, who sells the best and cheapest cigars, and does the best and cheapest printing at. the shortest possible notice. Don't forget the place. Front and Tatnall st refits. Don't be in a hurry pitting off your winter clothes ; you many catch cold. If you do get one, take Canada Pine Syrup ; nothing better ; 25 cents. Mr. Hanna, 605 Jefferson street, will open bis ice cream saloou to-day, May 9th. Special rates to parties and excur sions. Familias supplied at short notice. Stoves taken on storage carefully and delivered when wanted tended by H. F. Pickels, 7 and 9 East Fourth street. Jjeave your orders at the store. Go to No. 13 E. Fourth street for all kinds of fruit and produce in general and save money ; wholesale aud retail. Smelt/. & Co. L will prosecute all persons to the full extent of the law found trespassing the property No. 832 Monroe street,. W. Scott Vernon. Bird Tonic, Bird Manna, Bird Seed, Rod and Silver Gravel, and patent fish bone at Hartman's drug store, Fifth and Poplar. Indian Oil, Sagwa and Indian Worm Killer for sale by Taylor & Fullerton. 302 King street. HollauJ takes pictures In cloudy weath er as well as clear, by the instantaneous process. Gallery, 307 Market street.. Ice cream wholesale and retail at Hanna's, 605 Jefferson street. Now open at 502 King street, dining rooms and ice cream parlors. French street wharf is the place for good clean coal. Ico cream ut Shoemaker's, 502 King street. Coal f good coal 1 French street wharf < omrrcNM. In the IJ. S. Seriate on Thursday the Chair presented a message from the President recommending an appropri ation to enable tbe Government to exe cute the provisions of the convention between the United States and Mexico relating to the boundary line between the two countries. The Pension bill was placed on the calendar; tho Expo sition bill passed substantially as it came from the House, with an appro priation of $1,000,000. Tbe bill for the erection of a building in Wilmington, Delaware, was taken up on motion of Mr. Bayard and passed. Mr. Cullom introduced a bill to prevent speculation by officers of National banks. After an executive session the Senate ad journed. In tlie House the greater portion of bn session was occupied with tho con pi*-oration ot tho Consular aud Diplo matic Appropriation bill in Committee of the Whole. No quorum voting proposed amendment, the Committee rose. The Speaker announced as visi tors to the annual examination at West, Point. Messrs. Kosecraus, Beach and Henderson, of Illinois; ai to Annapolis Messrs. Cox, of New York; Evans, of South Carolina, and Goff'. The Senate amendment to the bill for tlie World's Centennial and Cotton Exposition wore aud the House adjourn* t a l as visitors JpiCBSONAL. Weak and undeveloped parts ol tho human ularged, developed and strengthened, an interesting advertisement long run t>ody etc., our paper. In reply to Inquiries wo will say that there is no evldonco of humbug about tills. On the contrary, tho advertisors aro very highly endorsed. Interested per sons may get scaled circulars, giving all »articulars, by addressing Erie Medical Co , '. O. Box 613, Buffalo, Now York.—-Toledo Evening Bee. al5-eod-20t Baeh'e coal is the kind you want. SWjRfc m Han rises 4.46. Obrlstfleld A Best. Agent* for Danlsp'i Hat*. Ruiuford Broth era. Halters. Itevli crabs at Fullmer's. Hun sets 7.07 Clam soup at Fullmer's# loe cold salt oysters at Fullmer's. Intelligence office, 611 Shipley street. Freeh roasted collee at 409 King street. Coal, Hour, feed, Hheward, 713 W. Front. Mm rtTl?' iTnt2nt Millard I. Davis, jeweler,u E. and street. Wringers sold and repaired, at 313 Shipley Rustic stands and baskets,at the uic store (J. S. Humphrey A Bro., batters,302 Market Fine 18 K. KlngB, at llanf, 16 E. Fourth Hrasllian Halm, coughs und colds, 10 Go to West'B, 618 Market* street, lor base ball goods. Goto West's, 618 Market street, lor sport ing goods. ttheap and finely made frames iur picture*, Gall and examine and you willnot regret "r 8peDt ' i,aBi?h m west Second street. Cheap flour and leed, Kimble, Front and Madison streets. Brass band music goes by the pound, church music by the choir. What fruit does a newly married couplo mostly resemble?—A green pear. Go to B. Hammer, 301 Adams street, the best cigars and cheapest tobacco. Dr. Daruion may be consulted at his offloe No. 1824 Cainac street, Philadelphia. <-lams and crabs, also salt oysters, at Pen nells flsh stand, 120 and 122 King street. "Of what complaint did your father die? "The jury found him guilty,"was the answer For good butter and cheese, go to H. 11 Moore, stalls 72 and 74, Second street market house. Generally speaking, the beggars moil ashamed or begging are those who have beg pardon. Ask your Druggists for a free Trial Bottle of Da. King's Nkw Disoovbky for (Jomsump tion. N. B. Danforth. Tab* your bablea to Holland's, 807 Market street, and have their pictures taken by the Instantaneous process. A Kin has been arrested while disguised an old woman. The old woman disguised a girl Is still at large. Wherein are a policeman and a rainbow alike ?—Both are tekens ot peace, and usual ly appear alter a storm. A proud and loving Missouri father, In set tlog forth the accomplishments of his daugh ter says: " Bhe can everlastingly howl and paw Ivory." " Were you ever seized with a rago speculation ?" asked one friend of another, who replied: " My rage always comes after the speculation." Having bought a job lot of bill-heads and cards cheap, we will give those who wish printing the advantage in the money saved, at the Khpubligan offloe. Hydrant hose,(wholesale and retail. Best make of standaru qualities. Couplings, noz zles and sprinklers to suit all hydrant nose. Khoads fit McC'omb. Fourth and Orange sta. Kois has received during the past ten days about forty oases of Men's and Hoys' straw hats from New York and Halttmore, at Market street. His prices are very low. (Jail and see them. My mouldings Are of all sizes and kinds. Political Notes. The Democratic members of Louisiana Legislature met in joint cau cus last uight to choose a candidate for U. 8. Senator. J. B. Eustis was nomi nated for Senator ou the first ballot. The Senate of New York yesterday adopted a resolution calling on Senators and Representatives in Con gress from that State "to use their best efforts to secure the passage of act granting pensions to ex-prisoners the civil war." A resolution has been introduced the Legislature of Louisiana requiring her Senators and Representatives Congress "to join iu with all other American interests needing protection to avert impending danger, and to exert the strongest efforts in arresting so fatal a calamity as would result from even the slightest diminution of existing duties on sugar." The Democratic Convention of the Third District of Indiana yesterday nominated Jonas G. Howard for Con gressman on tiie 571st ballot. The dis trict is now represented by 8. M.Stacke lager, Democrat. The Democrats of tho Twelfth Indiana District yesterday re-nominated Robert Low ry for Congressman. The Democratic Territorial Conven tion of Dakota met in Pierre on Wed nesday, ami elected Tildeu and Hen dricks delegates to the National Con vention. A telegram from Newr Brighton, Penna., says the announcement or Mat thew' S. Quay's candidacy for Congress, being unexpected, has caused a sensa tion. There were already three candi dates in the field. state of me Thermometer the Rkpttbliuan offloe in the shade, 10 o'clock 68 ° o'clock 12 o clook 64 710 Fenn Ai Co'* thermometer registered •esterday, 71 degrees at 3 p. m., 67 at p. m., and 60 at 10 p. in. Tlie Weather. To morrow promises to he warmer* partly cloudy aud possibly showery. Work and Kesl. Work aud relaxation are both means the same great end—tbe perfection individual happiness and national welfare. We cannot, afford to neglect either, nor to emphasize one at the ex pense of anot her. Both are duties, and should be treated as such ; both should pleasures, ami will be so when their proportions are duly regarded and claims of each faithfully fulfilled. A Now Drive. Something worth advertising. I have just bought 100 yards of a good black worsted, good weight and quality. I assure dye, which I can make into sack suits at $25. Frock suits $27. Come look at it is all 1 ask you. Ferd Carson, tailor. Central tailor store, Seventh and Market streets. When Made Bead Thin Before Yon •peak. I fyouwantatouofgoodcoalfuli weight andwellscreenedoraloadofoakbickoryor pinewoodsandlimeceiuentorplaster go to Combs & Co's coal yard, 11th and Church streets. Trimming;* and Notion*. Mrs. Toy has established a first-class trimming and notion store at 613 West Eighth street. Her selection of goods uf tlie best and the prices asked are lowest. The patronage of the public respectfully solicited. Nprlng Nfyle*. Mr. Joseph H. Groenman, Jr., located No. 614 King street, is now ready to accommodate those of our citizens who wish for anything in the wall paper or shade line. Call and eee his spring styles. Smell 7. & Co., the great Southern produce dealers, 13 K. Fourth street. iVETERANS BANQUETING. ■ .THE RE-TMON MS THE NI&ETY MAT'll PFAM)YIAAMA regiment. The surviving members oftheNiutt ty ninth Pcniisylvar is V.terau Ktq>i ruent held their second annual m union last Saturday at Capta n Abram Setley'e hotel in New Holland, Lancaster Coun ty, Penna. One year ago the survivors formed an association, and Peter Ayers, of this city, wuh chosen chair 1or . ,. . e yet a |Bing,"an'd ,7" the 7ii 'presen' on g a tnrday all but one has been wounded. The refluent was organized early in July, 1801, and mustered in for ' three years, and at the expiration ol their term of service the members rc enlisted, and served to the cud of the war. The last of the veterans that attend* ed the re union did net arrive at New Holland until about 7 o'clock in the cveuiup, ami were met at the Htatiun by a large delegation ol citizens, bead ed by the New Holland Band, and es corted to Captain Setley'a hotel. The time until 'J o'clock waa spent in conversation, when the vetert.ns received tho order, " Forward,march " to the banqueting room, where a taste fully arranged table, laden with a bounteous Buppiy of substantial* and delicacies, and ornamented with beau tiful growing plants and bouquets greeted them. After being seated they were wel comed by Captain Setley, who ex pressed the hope that the occasion might prove one of enjoyment to all present. After ample justice had been done to the many good things, Major Fasnachi, of Lancaster, chairman of the Committee ot Arrangements, called upon Lieutenant Peter Ayers, of this city, who responded by expressing his gratification that the association was enabled once more to meet aud recount the events of their military career. A number of toasts ware proposed and responded to, and just lteh.ro mid night the President declared the meet ing adjourned. Tho re union proved a happy occasion to all present and served to cement Bftill closer the bonds formed between these men on the bloody fields of Fredericksburg, Chan cellorevillc, Bull ltun aud Gettysburg. There are three ot the survivors re stding in thie city: Peter Ayers, the well-known letter carrier, Taylor, a boss painter at Jackson & Sharp's, and Andrew Morris, engineer at Pusey's mills, anil each one of the three has been wounded. Mr. Ayers passed through all the hard fought battles in which this gal lant regiment participated, and escaped with a slight wound in the shoulder, but on April tith, 1HI.5, iu the last battle in which the regiment, engaged, while he was acting adjutant, and braveiy leading his men in a charge ou a rebel battery, lie had an arm so badly muti tated that it had to be amputated. At tbat t j me be ha( ; served Dearly four years and never missed a single en gagement in which his regiment par ticipated. William Btiffby Literary Anniversary. A large audience assembled at tho Opera House last^night to witness the exercises of the Rugby Literary Society, the occfteTffii being their twelfth anniversary. The exercises were of an interesting character and opened with an address by P. Bowrnas Bird, President of the society. The pro gram consisted of essays by Leonard E. Wales, Jr., John S. Littell and Albert B. Harris, a declamation by Harley F. Denney, and two laughable farces, in which the following members took part : A. B. Harris, John Oak ford Lambson, J. Savin Hoffecker, Adam K. Luke, H. F. Denney, George D. Nuber, Frederick A. Boyle, P, B. Bird, C. L ;Ward, A. S. Littell, J. B. Burnham and L. E. Wales, Jr. Ex cellent. music was rendered during the evening and the affair was a success in every particular. Tho floral offerings were numerous and very handsome. Olivet i'reabyterKin C'Kiurcli. The regular weekly meeting will be held this evening in Olivet Presbyter ian church, corner ui Adams and Chts nut Btoeets, to which all i invited. The lecture room has just been supplied with new hymn books,the gift of tbe sons of Mr. .James Morrow, to whom the thanks of the congregation are due. Tho service morning will begin ut half-past ten o'clock, when a sermon will be deliv ered by Rev. I). Dodd. The evening service will be omitted, because of the absence of the pastor, who goes by order of tho Presbytery to declare vacant the pulpit of the church in Zion, Mary land. cordially next Sabbath Fell Down Nfalrs. Mrs. Foy, mother of " Chick" Foy, who resides on East. Second street be low Walnut, met with a painful acci dent this morning, by falling down stairs, her ueck being iiadly wrenched and her wrist sprained. Mrs. Foy is an old lady and her escape from more serious injury was very narrow. A CARIy.-iu ALL WHO ARE SUF faring from the orrors and Indiscre tions of youth, nervous weakness, early de cay. loss ot manhood. otc..l will send areetpe that will cure you, FREE OF CHARGE. This great remedy was discovered by a mis sionary In South America. Send a dressed cnvolopo to tho REV. JOSEPH T. INMAN, Slftlion D, New Yoik City. mar4-eod d&w-ly If-ad Du tier. Butler. Cheap, fresh Lancaster County butter, 20 and 25 cents. Al&n all kinds of fruit and strawberries. Smelt* & Co., No. 13 E. Fourth street.. A Groat Dlnplny of Beef Call at. Richardson's Delaware market* 51J King street, and see the handsomest stall of beef ever in this city. Six head of young steers fed by James Morgan, Delaware County, Pa. Prices reason able. If In Remarkable a cold can be cured by fol lowing closely the directions that come with each bottle of Canada Pine Cough Syr .p. Be sure you try it if you need anything of tho kind. Pianos avid Organs. Bay only WiLCfvx & White Organ . A. North & Co., 713 Market street. W. H. Mullen, Manager. l-nnch, Mincti. Catfish lunch tc-night at the Ebbitt House. How F Nice dining rooms at the Temperance House, 502 King street. Try Bush's coal; yon will like it. Go to 502King stre £ for a good dinner Deal SPRING OFFERING -QF f, s igeraiars, men I Sabf Carriages, 1 ii A first class dry air refrige rator with porcelain lined ice cooler combined, lor $12 oo, which you can have by pay ing $2 cash and $1 weekly. -0 A handsome basket baby carriage upholstered in Cre tan or raw silk, four springs and lace parasol cover, for $ 10 . 00 . Which we will deliver on payment of $ i .00 cash and $1.00 weekly. Also a lull line of 25 different styles in rattan and reed, correspond ingly low in price. A complete assortment ol Mattings from 15 cents to 40 cents, in * plain, vvhjte and fancy col ors. TERMS. On a bill of $ 10.00, $1 down, and $1 a week. P.J. a ■y 506 Markets :eet, WILMINGTON DELAWARE.