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THE MORNING HERALD.
~r .VOL. 1. NO. 298. WILMINGTON. DEL., THUKSDAY, JULY 27. 1876. ONE CENT WANTS. . N'rRn—Any Ferson HavingQUART ilbl>°~ e ut WALKED dsCuMMINOH, i w Water aud Justlson str eets. N on ly Jyi _ . n r Y AT HOME -Agent* wanted. $ 1*2 outfit and terms free. TltUB dr CO. Xu- nsta, Maine. !yeod ' I of P FOB SALE. Ut HALE-CHEAP A GOOD HORSE. >1 l Apnl.v at THIS OFFICE. ALE.-A GREAT BARGAIN—A (loomed Dwelling in West Wil 100. For particulars apply id, FARRELL, N. W. Cor. 5th and Walnut. 70 1 1' l-'iv miugton, let 2U x to JfW FOIl BENT. Rooms to Rent. 4!2 ^Orange is IIHER | street. HOTELS. a KKFEKS N HOUSE, j new castle. -t' , elegant and delightfully located nronertv having gone Into new hands, has H .r. roughly and elegantly renovated ini-iived, and the undersigned hav soured neither pains nor expense in i mg aud stocking it, will offer ac and facilities second to no ml mi| mi inundations trv Hold on the Peninsula. , WHU idled to the property Is oneof t stables In the White, under the management of Messrs,Tuft and wno will idfer every accommodation CO CO! iu- ttiws riii'ii'ii ' FIRST CLASS LIVERY. patronage of the lted. GEO. A. MILLINGTON. Ti;o Inspection and jiB'.nlc is respectfully inv :!-itin STEl'^lSN'H HOTEL, CHESTNUT ABOVE TENTH ST., Philadelphia. v, - attention to respectfully called to telwaiit hotel, centrally loca ...,av< nientto all public offices, places ii- ment and interest, u;.hcd throughout In the most elabo . No pains will ho spared to a model hotel, pleasant and those wtio favor us with a . Transient rates from 83 to 85 per . tneeial rates to families and perma ii n "ii er ralt thl tc &! :( jet ata THOS. ASHTON, Prop'r. apl-ly o H. CRAWFORD, Manager. W SEA-SIDE A SUMMER RESORT, ATLANTIC HOTEL, |'.'"AN CITY, SINEPUXENT BEACH MARYLAND. -. Li mud bathing, either Ocean or Bay, BA UK AND COMMODIOUS HOTEL J >1RBCTLY ON THS SURF. Ho: ;| Fare—$2-50 per day, $12.50 to $15.00 per Week. o-nibln from Philadelphia anil Baltl vvia Phi adelphia, Wilmington and -i. .more, and Delaware Railroads; also Baltimore per E. S. Steamers to CTls i'M by tiailroad to Beach. ■is lauded from the cars within steps of the Hotel. Fare for the toil trip greatly reduced. A t i.'.i, tit trill ■ii TliACY & DOUGHERTY, i. OCEAN CITY, MD. L V EE GROVE J PliNNhVlLLE, SALEM CO„ N. J. FllrlE TO ALL REPUTABLE SOCIETIES. fhe undm-eigned respectfully Invites Com roduwx, superintendents, Teachers aud to the above fleam iful Grove, which Largest and Best Skaded i ne on the are, and is delightfully situ'led, hisj i.facc-ss, Excursionists will be ■njoy tnomselves without, wea v'D'.-s, either while coming to the Grove, iluiiiu; their stay, or on their return borne. is 1 !i 1 led , the silver grove hotel Hi since the clos • of the last season, mien enlargpd another story having en added, aud Verandah on each side ■ mmt at. ever story, 107 feet. The '"■e bus been Refurnished and Refitted. ii'vatory is afforded the finest on tlv Delaware .''"'"i l" to (it) Boarders can lie nccommo ' ''"Ut i : 7.IK) per week, Adjoining the snivels the Magnificent HATH[no AND fishing shore, WITH BATH HOUSE- 1 . I'innc-.-s furnished lor 50 Cents, to large op *"tttll Parties, when previously ordered. Vl-v; II, I he i It JOSEPH A. KIDD, Prop'r. ' D.-Penusvi He, Salem Co.,N, J. h- B Excursion parties wishing to char "•f finals, can effect arrangements by cal .UCapt. Taggarts' office. No. 101 Nortli < euware avenue, or on bjurd the steamer 'V.jyy Blue," Pier No - 12, North wharves. ot FX€(IR!»IOi\8. EXCURSION. j iifipy s annual excursion (o Atlanllc -a) ,under the direction or J.L. Gouley and ^ Morrow, will leave French street THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 1876 AT0 A.M., 1 0X STEAMER JOHN A. WARNER, JjLunden, and thence by rail, allowing the sea. at 6 p. ra. • „— ..... bo main , disreputable person will be -d on Hie excursion. Order Is our \, t ickets for aduPs $2 26; children,$1. J r ir " ,r ' L. Gouley, 5 East Fourth street, • Xu Trow l:ttO irintr utvoof ltr7_ arwl tu Q i ," , x hours in the city by tttlS B ?', leave Atlantic City r t„t'iihfetofore good order will nil, I,-* 8 no disreputable pers row, 1311) King street. Jy7-eoUta2 HCEL'8 MAGIC HU,HAIR RESTORER. he-.,j *gfay-mlxod, led, light or faded be'M.fn?; L lRlr ' beards or moustaches, to a C S iS w,or biack, In from one to lead ''' 'i^kjjons, it is free from sulphur, JurioMfal , Ai ,1 ? oro S r J r ' 8llv « r ( or anything ln oiis to either hair or bend. ®u*8 N°r fad* or MV9 off. - NOTICES. N i TICE.—A Quarterly Session ot the Sons of Temperance of Delaware will beheld in S. of TV Hall,McClary'sBuilding, on Thursday, July 28,1878, at half past one o'clock, P. IS. Represen atlves are urgent ly requested to attend. By order of Jy 22 G.W.P. P In I O. O. F.—THE Members of Jefferson Lodge. No. 2, and tbe Order in general are respectfully invited to meet at Odd Fellows'Rail, Wednesday, 20th Inst., at half-vast one o'clock, to attend the funeral of our late brother THOMAS HAWKINS, P- G. j o proceed to Wilmington Ceme tery. ByoideroftheN.G., *Jy24-8tl WILLIAM HAMMOND, R. S. and the city due the the or ry ed in O l F1CE OF CITY AUDITOR, No East Si xth Strewt, Wilmington, Del., July 24, 1876. All property owners ou Fourth stree> who ha ve not paid their bills for work done by the city In front of their property, will please take notice that if they do not come forward within the next six days and make some arrangement! in reward to doing so, I will proceed to collect thesame according to law. J. L. BEGG8, City Auditor. CARD. To the electors of New Castle County: Gentlemen:— Permit me to return jou my sincere thanks for your continued con fluence and generous support at the nom ination election, held on Saturday last, having received the nomination as the Damosratic candidate for the office of Sher iff of New Castle county, I reepectiully so Holt your support at the ensulnz general election in November next, and should J be elected to the office, l perforin the duties In such a manner as to give you no cause to regret having given a e your support. 1 am respectfully yours. ISAAC GRUBB. Whl ;e Clay Creek Hundred, June 22, '76. A myself t» OTICETO COUNTY TAXPAYERS, >3 The undersigned give notice that the State, Count y and Poor Tax, for the year ot 1871, Is now due, and thev will be found at their office, No. 618 MARKET STREET, un til tiie first day of July, for the purpose ol receiving thesame, aud from July 1 loWep te'mber 1, they will be at No. 10 EAST SIXTH STREET, during tne day. All delinquent taxpayers for 1815, nrerr qu.-sted to call and settle their taxes (im mediately) without further notice, or thou property will be advertised for sale. JOS. L. CARPENTER, Jit. A. GIVEN, 0. to of pi Collectors. my23tf N otice to delinquent city tax PAYEK8 FOR 1875. The undersigned having given notice and called time and again on delinquent tax payers, and having on the 12th day of June settled with the City Finance Committee for 1875,as required by law. now give notice to tne few delinquents still on the books, that they must call immediately and pay their taxes for the past year, and thus save cost and trouble. , . Office No. 10 East Sixth street, between Market anil King, flours from 8 o'clock a. m. to 12 m., and from 2 to 5 and 7 to 8 p. m. „„. ^ EDMUND PROVOST. Receiver of Northern District, (including all north of Sixth street. EDWARD FARMER. Receiver of Southern District, (including nil south Sixth street. PAYERS, TAKE NOTICE 1 CITY AND SCHOOL TAX FOR 1878. Tbe undersigned Receivers ot Taxes for the city of Wilmington, will be at NO. 10 EAST SIXTH STREET, between Market and King slreets, on and after the first day of J uly. 1S76 between the hours of 7 and 12 In the morning, and from ■J to 0 in the afternoon, for the purpose ol receiving taxes. ,, ,, On nil taxes paid dm"ng the month of July Share will be a reduction of five cents on every dollar; and alt taxes* pntd on or after the first day of August, including the first Tuesduy of September, shall bo pay able, without a deduction or addition as aforesaid, and nil taxes unpaid on the day next after the first Tuesday of September shall be increased by the addition ot five per centum on ^'^^ND PrIvOST, Receiver Northern District, including all north of Sixth »feet VARDFAKMARi Receiver Southern District, including all south of Sixth street, Jyf 1 ' T FESTIVALS. I.iAIR AND FESTIVAL in St, Paul's P Sunday School Hali, Fourth nnu Jock son 'streets, beginning August 5. Open every afternoon and eve ing lor tlnee weeks. Admission Five cents. ju21--w AL$. pROPOS FDR BUILDING A 8CHUTE OR BRIDGE P FOR OARRYIN G THE .WATER OVER THE BsANDI V' IM'- JGU E AT THE FOOT OF ORANGE S1UEE1. Sealed Freposals will be received by the Street, Committee at the office ol the street Commisloner, until THURSDAY, JULY 27, 1870, at 2 o'cloc-K P. M. For the construction of a Scliute ofwhic.lt the dimensions will be the same as the old schute. with the exception of width, which will be two feet wider. The material must be as follows: Frame work to bo good yellow pine the same size as is In the old one; the floor to bo ol 2 inch white pine plank, planed aud grooved to gether'the sides of 2 In. white pine, 12 lu liich The work to be done in a good and workman!ike manner,and under the di rection and to the satisfaction ol the street ^ No bidwtU ^be received unless it be from a responsfb'e P art ^ M McM ENAMIM, jy 20-2t chrm'n Street Com. COLEI PAPER COLLARS Qt -iyumI hosiery, gloves, umbrellas, Ruspen 5VAf. 'SStve buttons, stud! small wear. war™ 11 CABINET 8HIBT BABB. a to Call onus. . s, PUBLIC SALES. P UBLIC SALE.—M, THOMAS & SONS, Auctioneer. THE WILMINGTON & READING RAIL ROAD. In the Circuit Court of the United States In and/or the Eastern District ol Pennsyl vania. In equity, Ko. 41. October ses sions, 1875. EDMUND D. RANDOLPH, vs. THE WILMINGTON & BEADING RAILROAD CO. AND OTHERS. of In Under and by virtue of a decree entered theOtli dayof.lune, A.D.1870,ln tbe abovesult and In the exercise of tlnjjjower conferred upon us under mortgage of THE WIL MINGTON AND READING RAILROAD COMPANY, dated March 3, A. D, 1888, the undersigned trustees, to whom all the ne cessary authority in the premises has been given by said decree and mortgage, will on the 2d day of October, A. D. 1876 at 12o'cloek noon, at the Merchant's Exchange, in the city ef Philadelphia expose to public ven due or outcry, as one entire lot, the Rall Wilmington and Reading Rail road Coruqany, extending from a point on the line of the Philadelphia and Beading Railroad at or near Birds boro. In the county of Berks, in the State of Penn sylvania, to the city of Wilmington, in the State of Delaware,with all rights,privileges immunities and franchises of the said Wil mington and Reading Railroad Company under any and all grants from the State of Pennsylvania, but exclusive of the fran chises granted by the state of Delaware, to gether with the equipments thereof, con si*tlnf-:o! all the locomotives,cars and roll ing stick belonging to said company - aud also all the rights of way and lands occupied or u-ed In connection with or lor the con struction, completion and maintenance of said railroad, together with all the bridges, culverts, side-tracks,depots,depot grounds, stations, machine shops buildings and other structures and improvements of ev - ry kind and description acquired and erect ed or connected with said railroad.whether in the .States of Pennsylvania or Delaware, the said property win be sold clear of all incumbrance subsequent to-the lien of said mortgage. of road of the in TERMS OF SALE. The property will be sold to the highest and best bidder, upon his signing the con ditions of sale, paying one hundred thou sand doliars(S100,0UU)ln cash of the purchase money at the time the property Is struck off, and (he ba'ance within thirty (30) days after the confirmation of the sale by the 0. S. Circuit Court for the Eastern Dis trict of Penusy.vania. Provided, however, that the settlement of the balance of the purchase money may be made by receipting to the undersigned Trustees fo- the divi dend on the balance of the purchase money wt/ch may appear to lit payable on any of the bonds and mat ured coupons of the Wil mington and Reading Railroad Company secured by the mortgage of March 3, 18s8, which may be held by the purchaser or pur chasers, and the delivery of said.bonds to the undersigned. Upon the confirmation of the sale by the Court, the purchaser or purchasers, upon a full compliance with the conditions of sale and order of the Court made or to be made touching the payment of the purchase money, shall he entitled to take a.id hold aUthe purchased pi oporty,rights, franchises aud appurten ances, free from all claim or demand o'the Wilmington and Reading Railroad Compa ny. or a ny one claiming under them, there on or thereto by way of equity of redemp tion or otherwise. . * GEORGE BROOKE, A. GIBBONS, GEORGE RICHARDSON CAARLFS HART, 1 CHAPMAN BIDDLE./ M. THOMAS & SONS, Auctioneers. Nos. 139 andlJl South Fourth Street, Phil'a Je28-28tbwi&f rustees Of Counsel with tbe Trustees. PROPOSALS. pROPOSALS FOR CONSTRUCTING A CULVERT ON SHIPLEY RUN About-seventy feet In length, connecting with tbe culvert on tho southerly side pt Eighth street, between Madison and Mon- roe streets, aud extending back to or aboul Edward M. Jackson's line between Seventh and Eighth streets. Sealed proposals will be received by the •afreet Committee, at tlio office of the Street Commissioner, until THURSDAY, AUGUST 3d, 1S70, Commissioner, until THURSDAY, AUGUST 3d, 1S70, at 5 o'clock, P. M. For furnishing Brick, Stone, Lime, Sand and Cement; also the Centres for turning the arch aud dolngall the necessary digging and other work connected therewith. The said wall will be about seventy (70) feet long and eight (8) feet wide in theclear, ,,u(l uvi) feet, six Inches thick, aud three (3) feet high above the top of i he pavement; In the bottom of Culvert tho wall must be well bonded together and built on a good solid foundation; tbe pavementin the bot tom to be 9 inches deep; the arch will bed Inch brick of 2 feet radius, or one fourth of the span, and built ot good hard brick, and all to be laid in good cement. The whole work to be done in good work manlike manner and unuer the direction of and to tiie satisfaction of ttie Street Commissioner. The committee reserve the right to reject any or all bids. No bid will be accepted unless it be from a responsible party jy25-taug3 W. McMENAMIN. Chairman of Street Com. pROPOSALS FOR GRADING. Pealed proposals will be received by the Committee on Opening Streets, ut the office of tiie Street Commissioner, until WEDND4DAY, July 20,1870. at 5 o'clock p. m., For grading the bed of Elliot avenue from Tatnall to West si reeds. , . Tho dirt and stone to be delivered subject to the orders of the Street Commissioner and to be leveled at the expense of the con tractor. .... . , The committee reserve the right to reject any or all tdds. No;hlds will be accepted unless. it ue from a rwsponsibleparty. WM. McMENAMIN Chairman of Com. on Opening streets jy2f-tJyio._ AIR EMPORIUM. 621 Market Street. Human Hair Work In Ait its branches - t-urnbings ruled and glossed i qual to fine hair. Ladles and gentlemen's wigs a specialty. Ladles and children's h-iir cutting- All orders promptly attended tobv tyl7,#od-8m H F. JOHNI LOCAL NEWS ing but these dark ered him ing was was off time but Journalistic. Messrs. Truitt & Smith are the successors of Jno. T. Hand, In the publication of the late "Maryland Citizen" at Centrevllle. They have changed the name to "Maryland Times." Mr. Truitt was formerly foreman In the office. Mr. Smith is a young man who lately moved to the county. Joslah White has altered his original pur pose of buying a half Interest In the Denton Journal, and takes the entire paper, ne will assume control on the first of Novem see her. To the Centennial at Half-Price. Orders have been issued by the manage ment of the Pennsylvania Railroad Com pany .to carry all employees and their fami lies to the Centennial at half fare. The "modus operandl" is for each employee to apply to the division superintendent for an order on the ticket agent authorizing said agent to sell the employee, or any member of Ills family, a ticket to Philadelphia at half-rates, aud upon presenting this order at the ticket office a regular excursion ticket will be sold at half-rates, endorsed "em ployee." Claymont Item*. Much sickness is prevalent in this vicin ity,- owing to the recent warm weather. A man in the employ of R. Armstrong, Esq., by the name of John Bowers, was sunstruck on last Thursday. People are making preparations for the camp meeting which is to take place in Tallie's woods, on August 1st. The old mill which is situated on the property of Win. Churchman & Co., was built in 1749. It is therefore looked upon in these centennial times, as an old relie of bygone days. Master Arthur Hamlet, who lives with his uncle, Mr. E. Lawson, has a beautiful, large flag which floats (rein a staff' which projects from the station building. The flag i6 much admired by the railway pas sengers. held the way the the The Surrounding Country. ' The Chester county prison has sixty *hree occupants; a larger number than ever before. A locust tree on the Hopewell road, near J. M. C. Dickey's barn was shattered by lightning. The "Delaware County Republican now says it was Rogers' White Bearded Wheat that made the big yield. The Way Brothers have contracted to furnish eighty tons of egg coal to the West Chester public schools at $6 46 per ton. Tbe school directors Of London Grove township advertise for proposals for build ing a new school bouse at West Grove. ■ A valuable horse of Joseph Miller, Pcrns bury township, dropped dead in the hay field a few days ago, killed by sunstroke it is supposed, A horse being ridden by Captain A. E. Fairman, in Havre de Grace, Md., on Wed nesday, fell and died In a few minutes, from the effects of the heat. Ac ice cream festival will be held in Media school house, East Nottingham, on next Saturday afternoon and evening, for the benefit of the Sabbath school, of by if ty. Minor Locals. Brighten up your shovels and picks for work on the basin. The 12.14 train was an unusually long one yesterday morning. Chincoleague Island is looming up as a famous summer resort. Chester has a woman among the mem bers of its School Board. This morning work will be resumed on the Cool Spring Reservoir. Bush's Shamokln coal is just what Is wanlcd this warm weather. The regular meeting of the Workingmen's Loan will take place this evening. "Uncle Samuel" is the title of a campaign paper issued from the office of the Lancas ter "Intelligencer." A meeting of Fifth Ward Republicans is called this evening at the Hayes and Wheeler Club rooms, to organize the Ward. Tho annual meeting of the Pennsylvania State Teacher's Association meets at West Chester on the 8th, 9th and 10th of A ugust. The steamer Felton is carrying, more pas sengers to and from this city than the cars. At yesterday noou (about 200 came down to spend the day on the Brandywine. Two cows on the W. & W. R. R. were run over a!, the Faulkland dam yesterday after noon, and instantly killed by the cast bound train. One or two others were injured. A quarterly session of the Grand Division of the Sons of Temperance will be held in McClary's Building, Market street above Sixth, beginning to-day at, 1-30 o'clock. The secopd annual fair of the Somerset CouDty Agricultural and Moohanical Asso ciation will be held at Princess Anne on the 4th. 5th, 0th and 7th days of October next. A good picture of yourself to send to your friends is what will please them. Mr.' E. F. Lummis, the photographer, N. 2 E Third street, will take them, very cheap, too. b.; b.; f. . , Salisbury is already preparing for the Presidential campaign. A Tllden anl Hen dricks club has been organized, and friend Bell, of the "Eastern Shoreman" was elec ted permanent president. The contract for the building of the new Methodist Episcopal church at Summit Bridge, this county, has been awarded to West. & Carroll, of Baltimore, The church will be built lu tho most modern architect ure. At Townsend, on Monday, Sheriff Lamb son sold a tract of land in Blackbird hun dred, containing two hundred acres, the property of William C. A listen, to Thomas 8. Merritt, for $1,160 subject to a mortgage of $1,150 Tbe Delaware Avenue Baptiat Bible i pa the School will make «3 " NEW CASTES. Citizen* in Terror on Account of Bin frank—A Bold Thief-Correspondence of he Herald. Our citizens are anticipating a desperate attempt ot Big Frank to escape l'rom jail. Numerous friends from New York are call ing to see him hut many are refused ad mittance. They make all sorts of excuses but the Sheriff is determinad that none shall The populace arc fearful lest these friends of his may come here some dark and gloomy night and fire different parts of the town and get the people gath ered at these parts and then Big Frank's colleagues break for the prison and release him with as many more as they see fit. Property owners would -rather have Big Ftank released, and most of them are will ing to sign a petit ion for that at any time. A colored man named Charley Brown was arrested in town on Tuesday last for stealing clothes valued at $25, and $50 in money. He concluded that since he only was released from jail last court he had better not return here, he struck the officer under the ear felling him to the ground, made his escape across the marshes,'and becoming entangled in the mud, be threw off all his clothing except his shirt, by this time another officer came upon the scene but only to drop at the thief's feet from a heavy blow over the mouth. Two shots were fired but Charley kept up his speed in nude state aud made good his escape. to see him. of in Granger'* Market. The building 511 King street, has bsen re cently rented by ths Newark Grangers, of Newark, who have men now employed upon the building fixing it up fer a Market House. It will be opened for business by next Monday, and will be supplied with tbe choicest produce of the season. of Council To-Night. The regular meetiDg of Council will be held this evening, and it is expected that among the chief topics pf discussion will he the condition of your workingmen, and the way to devise means for continuing work on the Cool Spring Reservoir, It is understood already that tlie Water Committee are powerless to act in the matter ; and also ■ that Council can do nothing farther than what has been done. This no doubt will be fully explained at the meeting to-night, and the men led to understand that Council i? indeed unable to assist them. The $4,000 now due the Reservoir will last but a little while and then what Is to he done for the suffering and the needy, is yet one of, "them things which no fellow can find out." to it Justice's Courts. Before Esquire Frazer, last night, Louisa Evans was required to answer to the charge of tbe larceny ot a calico'dress from Annie Dickson. Louisa borrowed the dress to wear to a camp meeting, and while there doubtless heard the preacher say something about the time when "the people had all things in common, that she decided to carry out the principle by a practical test, and keep that borrowed dress, in common with her own. had not been to "camp" and therefore was not aware of the divine injunction, at least if she was, she concluded that Louisa must fetch dat dress back agin; and to convince her more fully, she brought the camp meet ing advocate before Esquire Frazer, who compelled Louisa to surrender the proper ty. He then dismissed her with the bene diction, which consisted of the costs in the case. Louisa now declares that camp meet ings are no 'count for your soul, no iiow. This so influenced her Annie Base Ball. The Independent Base Ball club of thi city will play the Bostons of Chester to day at that place for the championship. Game at 4 o'clock. Admission 15 cents. The Chester Base.Ball Club started on their tour Monday morning. Yesterday afternoon they played the Actives of Read ing. losing the game by a seoie of 10 to 2. The club is composed of the following play ers: McAleer, p.; McClosky, c.j Kilts, 1st, b.; Curry, 2d b.; Dunlap, s. s.; Peffer, 3d b.; Blackley, 1. f ; Keating, c. f.; Dolton, r. f. Scorer, E. Bagly; Manager, C. J. Long bottom. To-day the Western dub will meet the Diamond State on the Rodney street grounds, the game to be called at 3 o'clock. Yesterday afternoon the Quickstep met the Lock Haven Club, in Lock Haven, Pa,, and defeated them by score of 23 to 8. "Our boys" have been quite successful during tlielr trip, and have wou quite a number of games. Peninsula Notes. A night school has been opened in Chris field. Salisbury is making up a party to visit the Centennial. A Iroupe of Mexican performers have been exhibiting in Salisbury. Land buyers are visiting county in considerable numbers. The first watermelons were shipped from the lower Peninsula 1 xst week. Wm. E. Ford, of Fairmotinf, has been ap pointed standard bearer of Somerset eouu'y. Thomas Roberts proposes to start a ra w line of steamers between Cambridge and Baltimore. Camp meeting will begin at Hungary neck, 10 or 12 miles from Princess Anne, August 11. The potato bugs have almost entirely dis appeared, and complaints of their ravages are no longer heard. James P. Drydcn's store at Deal's Island, was recently broken Into and robbed of some money and goods. Easton proposes to erect a $400 lightning rod on one of Us school houses—and reduce the teachers' salaries. Of five deaths which occurred In Queen Anne's within the past fortnight, only one was under 70 years of age. The quill driver of the Extern Shoreman visited Ocean City recently, took a bath, and had a foot race on the beach. The dwelling bouse of Dr. Thos. Stone, near Whfte Haven, Somerset county, was recently Owtroyed by fire. Lose, fl.fiOfi. Darclt ester Ned Leary's Luck. Ned Leary goes to Chester to day oa boat to be married to Lucinda Loper. says he marries one hundred dollars yearly, ; and three houses, and he is happy to tbtefc that he will be a property holder. He will return to this ciy to morrow evening with bis happy bride. Il'orfc nt Our Boat Xante. Tbe Harlan & Hollingsworth Company have one ship to build, and according to A rumor expect to get auothcr one, and this will give employment to not less than 800 men. They are now running on full time, and we should consider It lucky wen they to receive the probable contract. Meeting of the Water Committee. Tbe Water Committee met last evening, and received the names of one hundred men to work rn the basin. A number of Coun cilmen did not report, but it is presumed they have given men in their wards written orders to go to work, and such will be em ployed. Nothing-further was done. Another Mystery. A few days ago a man's wearing apparel and a valise, which had been opened and the clothing taken out was found on the hill between Christiana, Lancaster county, and Atglen, Chester county. One of the pieces of the clothing, a coat, was nearly new, and in one of the pockets was foand a letter postmarked "Bine Ball." The caaele in volved in mystery. , . Ballroad Accident. Joseph Whittaker, an opjrative at Os borne's mill, Rose Valley, Nether ProvI dence, iu attempting to get aboard a train of the Philadelphia & West Chester Rail road, at Manchester station on iiunday morning, slipprd and fell b neath the care, and the train moving a wheel passed over his wrist severing the hand from the arm. He received surgical attention. The State House Bell. The new bell in the State House steeple, winch has been declared would not make a sound sufficiently loud enough, Is now said to be ail right, according to the following, from yesterday's "Bulletin:" The new bell in the State House steeple was struck yesterday with a much heavier hammer than that which has been used hitherto, and the result was the production of a deep, rich tone of a kind that seemed to us very satisfactory. This experiment indicates that there is no defect is the belt, as has been alleged, but it will fulfil all tho hopes of the founders and the donor when it is smitten with sufficient force. Here and There. Texas legislators have reduced their own pay to $2 a day. The Chinese Government has ordered the translation and publication of Tyndall's book on "Sound." Thirteen law students were examined for admission to the San Francises bar, and'bot one was accepted. David Small of Ludlow, Me., has killed seven bears since May 1. The skins bring him $70, and the bounty $35. The chimney sweeps of London have formed an association for the purpose of "elevating tho business financially and socially." The late Rear Admiral Benic of the French navy bequeathed his entire fortune of 500, 000 francs to the National Lifeboat Society, A treatment for lung and blood diseases, practised in Milan, Italy, consists in putting rlie patient into an apartment containing compressed medicated air. Ten large cases, filled with a magnificent collection of Peruvian antiquities, have just arrived at the Louvre, sent by Charles Warner, an Australian explorer. During the fourth week in June there were 7S.44S paupers reported in London, of whom 38,778 were in the workhouse, and 44,675 in the receipt of outdoor relief. A woman and a man in a grocery at San Antonia, Texas, began by throwing nuts at each other, then they used weigh*s, and ended with pistols. Both were wounded. A mob threw stones at a house In London, until every window was broken, because of a belief that a ghost was In it,and the police had to arrest eleven persons to quell the dis turbance. Lieut. Craycroft, tho only surviving mem ber of oue of the companies exterminated with Custer, happened to be in Kentucky at the time of the massacre, purchasing horses lor the regiment. The Roman Catholic and the Protestant missionaries in Japan clash in their work. They traverse the same section of the coun. try, assailing each other's doctrines, and thus have little influence with tbe natives. A Scene at n Funeral, J. P. Kune, a wealthy merchant of Troy, N. Y., died, and the widow was married to A. J. Patterson, who had been one of her late husband's clerks. After a few months pf wedded life with her second husband she died, and the Rev. Dr. Tenln, a leading clergyman of Troy, was engaged to conduct the funeral services. He attended, and as he was about to begin the services he was summarily thrust aside by Mr.Patterson and told he Bhould not open his mouth. Mr. Patterson, although never a clergyman and always a dry goods clerk,preached a sermon from the text, "Judge not that ye be not judged." He soundly berated the clery, and press, the relatives, and the neighbors, and used very offensive language. It la averred that Mr. Patterson was under the influence of liquor. A Fatal Occurrence. At an early hour on Monday morning, James J. Ballard, a druggest at Tenafly, N. J. was awakened by tbe fumes of some th lug burning, and on going down stairs to the store he found that a can of phosphorus Jgntted front spontaneous com e seized the jar for the purpose had becora bastion. 1 of throwing It out the dorr when the bottom fell out, and the liquid tire was scatterred over the lower part oi his body and lege burning him In a shocking manner. In the midst of the excitement, Mr. Ballard's aged mother fell into a awooo, which ter-