WILMINGTON. DEL., FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 1, 1878.
VOL. XII. NO 11
■n by u
NOW IS YOUR TIME!
OF FALL AND WINTER*
manufactured by us the PAST FOUR mouths A
NEVv^AND FASHIONABLY CUT AND WELL MADE.
V ; WE8HALL SKI I, OUR GOOD3 THIS PALL
F^obb 10 to 15 Per Csnt. Lower than Last Year.
We still adhere to our Votto, "SMALL PROFITS AND QUICK BALH9,"
made ua the leading and
POPULAR CLOTHING HOUSE OF PHILADELPHIA
We are the ACKNOWIEDAED LBADKbn OF FASHION. We have brought Grod
Goeds and Low Price Into Philadelphia. The people apprecla e it. Tho last two years
our citizens have betn better dressed, nud st lower prlcia, than ever bvtore. Any cne
doubling this, let them drop In any hour ol the day, and see the rush for... the New Pall
A. C. YATES & CO.,
Corner Sixth ad Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia.
OUK CHILDREN'# AND BOYo' DEPARTMENT, i.hwtnut Btr©«t.
5-1 YOU CANT STOP US!
WE ARE BOUND TO
® BOTTOM PRICES ^
. . j n »t received a Full Line of Gentlemen's, Women'* and and Chll- ^
9 dren'n shoe*, which I shell sell at tbe Lowsat Possible 1'rlcea, which I f.
ham have merged down to meat the times. Ian bound to tike tbe lead this
fall. Call and n# convinced as to oreapnwa. We will _ »ot be under*, d
T^ up ' S
$ 2.18 and up.
Also a Full Line of Lad'.ea', Mine**, and Children s full drea, Sho-a at X/1
tor Cain. Kemauibar ll\e Piute K.7 Market *
iwurjy oppMlt. the Clay tea House.
Mlstes' flho's, (1
Women's ihoes 1
Children's " 48
the Lowest Pi.as.hle I'rioe
Bireet, Wilmington, Del, n
f J. Hall, Jr.
LOOK! LOOK! LOOK!
A Great Sensation Produced,
• NEW AND DESIRABLE GOODS,
AT THE POPULAR CLOTHING HOUSE
H.K. COR. FIFTH & MARKET Sts.
This Store la uncalled lu Ihe State, being perfect In every detail, and at, prices pe
cularly attrartlxe io tboae who study (conomy, offering nottnue but tho beat, and most
"eslrablr goods at ihe very minimum price*. We have tho largestarsor montofMen't
Boy'aand chlld'enV Clothing In Delawrre i ftke Latest Styles, and at ihe Lowest
Filoes, which the few 'ollowlng prlcta will show.
12 00 Up
2 , 1 0 up
Call and examine our Fearful MARK DOWN Prices at
the Great Clothing Emporium of ,
MEN'S STRONG WORKING PaNTS
BOY'S PUIT t
S.E. COR FIFTH tMAJKEJ' SU.,
93 $. All goods warranted as respreseted.
NEW FALL STOCK
LARGE AND COMPLETE,
COHEN S TAILOR STORE.
It Is a fact. It Isa fact that A, Cohen, N. II. Cor. Second and Maikot, has a fine stock
of Foreign and Domestic Goods alway a on hand. Alao a fine stock of Gout's Furnishing
Goods. Give him a trial. Cleaning, Dying and Repaying neatly done, i. rdera by mull
promptly attended io.
212 Shipley sts
Ever shown la this Market.
THE STYLES WILL PLEASE,
THE PRICES WILL SUIT.
THE GOODS WILL CONVINCE
That we can and will sell (he BEST
GOODS FOR THE LEAST MONEY.
Our goods we warrant lu evary instance
to be Just exactly what we represent them
For Children, from 4 to 10 years of ege.
For Boya from 10 to 16 years of age.
For Yoath's from 15 to 19 years old.
In all grades for Men from the Cheapest to
tbe Rest Goods lu tne Market. Also a
Immense line of
GENT'S FURNISHING GOODS.
This Department 1* stocked with the FIN
2 GOiin- in the Market, lacludlug
Underwear, Neck wear and Hosiery.
Our Custom Department.
Attracts great atientlon at this Besson, be
oausej of th* Une display at
FOREIGN AND D^ ML.STIC GOODS.
»a well as the ARTISTIC STYLE of outllng
and making oi garments by ear practical
Mr. J. H. SHINN.
W eordlnlly Invite all to call and ex
amine our immense stock and learu tne
very low prloee. Remember our motto;
"ONE PRICE TO ALL"
New Styles Ready
GENT'S AFD BOY'S
W* iiu.ll be glad to have ths peo
ple of Wilmington, eall and see the
and cheapest sleek of Fine and
Median. Grade* oi Gent's Youth's
Boy's and Phil iren's Clothing that
was aver munulaelured.
WANAMAKER & BROWN
6th 4 MARKET STS.
Democratic Mass Meeting
Will be held at the
SATURDAY Hov. 2, '78
AT 7 o'clock, P. M.
An address will be made by
HON. THOMAS F. BAYARD.
The public 1s respectfully Invited to at
tend. Mratu will be reaervad for ladlea and
By order (the
Wilmington, Del., Oat. 21. M75,
W. C. Pannypacker & Co
(■.Successors to J. B. Fries A Co.)
Best Fatent Flour..
Cholee Family Flour..
Brail, per ton..
We are paying to-day lor ohoioe wheat
$1.03; choice corn, 45 oeu ts.
Adver. W. G. PBNNYPAOKKB A CO.
MINIATURE ALMANAC—TB18 DAY.
Snurlaer.. • 3* a. m. 1 Sun sate.. 4.88 t>, m.
4.08 a. m
1.8R p. m
0 IS p. m.
0.46 p. m.
...19,00 v. m;
.4.09 a. m.
....... 0 99 a. m.
THE WEATHER .'-To-day U will he
clear or fair and oetd.
SITFS—In Philadelphia, not 8Stb, U78, Dr
Jos-pb Sites, scn-lu-iaw of tbe late Dr
Simons of Ibis city
The fr.ends ot the family ere respectf ullv
IdvI ed to utte'i i to# funeral on Tl ursdey
afternoon, on ihe arrival of the trai l at
t o'clock, Interment In tbefamllv lot at
tne Wllinlnglou and i rand: wine Ce.m
C'iNNKLL- In this clt '. on th j 30th Inst..,
Patrick Connell, ogtd 41 ye tra.
T he rel lives and friends of the family
aieie pecllu lyiDvil >' to at end the lu
natal I i m his late r ..d.ncaNo. H. Pow
er street < n taturilay n.ornli g, High
M'S- at St. Mary's Cl urch at 9 o'clock. Iu
t-.rrrentat the new Latnolio Cemetery.
This evening at tbe Black Horse Hotel
No. 518 West Front greet a Democratic
Mas* Meeting will be held. The meeting
will be addressed by Messrs. H. B. Penning
ton, Walter Cummins, James B. Vallaud
ingbam and others. Senator Bayard will
•peak at tbe Opera Houae on Saturday
John Perklos who was huit at Holly
Oak by the cars a day or two ago, Wkeia
arm was amputated at the Alma Houae ou
Wednesday U Ids lair way to recover, al
though It will be a long time before he la
AN IMPORTANT WITNESS.
A woman whose name ts withheld says
that ou ihe night, that Patrick Collins we.
killed she saw Mrs McCann strike him
aver tbe head with a club. She was sick
at the time of the Inquest and did net testi
ly at the time.
the cmr COUNCIL.
RHOOLAB MBBTIBU LAST MISBT—THI
BOARD or M»V CATIOB OAR 61* HO AID
FROM GOtJHGIb—THB SIHIIH# FUHD.
The regular meeting of Council wes held
laet night with President Llehtenateln In
The Water Committee reported favorably
on the petition of Patrick McOarrlty ask
ing for water pipe* on Chestnut street near
Monroe. KeUmated cost, 840.
The Opening ftreet* Committee reported
that the contract for opening TanBaren
•treat had been awarded to Hugh Patton.
The Law Committee reported upon Mr.
Chandler's resolution offered at the last
meeting. The resolution was to the effect
that tbe matter of tbe relief eeked for by
tbe Board of Public Education In the shape
of an extraordinary appropriation amount
leg to 81.200, be relerred to the Law Com
mittee In order that their opinion on the
legality of granting the request might be
known. The report was accompanied by
tbe following communication from the City
R. H. Taylor, Chairman Law Committee:
Dear Sir—Tbe City Council cannot com
ply with the request of the President ol
tbe Board of Public Education, •• the
charter of the city doea not give the
authority to use tbe mooey of the city for
other purpose* than Its own.
Tha City Council has nothing to do with
the public echoola further than to aaatss
and collect tbe amount of money ask"d fur
by tbe Board in tbe month of November,
It cannot make any extraordinary appro
priation for school purpose*.
Samuil A. MgAllistir.
Tbe report was accepted and tbe Com
mb tee discharged from further considera
tion ol the subject.
T he City Treasurer'! report showed a
balance In bank to currant expenses of
8147,80. He also reported to have paid out
to the Water Commission on Cool Spring
Reservoir, since hit laet report, the turn of
868 53. Had paid out In total, 8140,366 00.
The Chief Engineer of the Water Depart
ment reported 46 men employed under him
for tbe week ending Tueeday, October 88,
with a pay-roll of 8879,89.
Tbe Street Commissioner reported 63 men
sad 9 double teams la the Street D.part
mrnt lor the past week, with a pay-rotl of
Mr. Townsend pi esented a petition from
tbe Franklin Loan Association, asking to
have 82.33, amount of city and school tax,
refunded, as there was aa error In the
David 1. Jones tsksd permission to bavs
the use of two musket* owned by the city,
to be used In practicing for the American
Mr. Paynter presented a petition from
Bernard Donohue, asking to have a lamp
placed at Lord and Church street.
Mr. Chandler presented a communication
from Jacob Sharp and other* asking to
have the ordinance prohibiting the sale of
meat on the street by farmers, be repealed,
Mr. Lynch banded in tha following pro
posal* for painting the City Hospital (
Barker & Stradley,
Clarke & Cloan,
L. H. Quay,
John W. Gibson,
Moere & Budd,
James M. Bryan,
On motion of Mr. Lynob they Were re
ferred to the Committee.
Mr. Guthrie presented tbe following :
Wilminotok, Del , Oct. 81,1878
To the City Council—Gentlemen The
Finance Committee beg leave to report that,
they have examined the books and accounts
of the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund
for the year 1878, and report them correct.
Tha following statement embodies their
April 1, 1878. Cash balance on band 8 39
Ree. from Council, i
Oct. 1, 1878.
Paid during year, for which cancelled
bonds are In the possession of tbe Com
miSBlenera, representing amounts aa fol
Apall 1, 1878.
J. Morrlfc Way,
C. H eld
James F. Brown,
Rebecca A. Basil,
Total amount redeemed,
Cash balance on band,
report was accepted.
Oo motion of Mr. Guthrie tb# Clerk of
Council was lua'ructed to direct tbe Cltv
Treasurer to credit the Commissioners of
tbe Sinking Fund on bis books with ihe
redemption ot th" bends and charge Ihe
Sinking Fund )o<n with the same.
On motion of Mr. Guthrie a 90-days note
wss ordered to be made out for 880,000, to
meet cnrri st expenses.
During the evening the followtag orders
were directed to be drawn: Kdwla Hlrstf
83: Elizabeth Elliott, 8160; L. F. Adair,
8180; Hiram W. Moore, 8136.67; B. H.
Hoag land, 86 38.
Dr. Welch went to Sussex county yester
day morning, to help the Greeubaekera
8en*iora Bayard and Saulabury will apeak
atSe-ferd aext Filday, aud st Laurel ou
Mr. I. N. Mills, General Agent of the
Delaware Dlvlslouol the P., W. <fc B. R. R.,
is home from his western trip, muck Im
proved m health. Me bad a fine time shoot-.
▲ 8MA8HUP ON THE W. A N. R. R.
The Ifeit Chester News of Wednesday
ssjrs : A smashup occurred yesterday os
tbe Wilmington A Northern Railroad st
Sager's Station. It sppesrs that In tbs
afternoon Maura. Hoop-s Bros A Thomas,
of this borough, were loading aoaae trees
at that station for shfpoaeut. The car was
«'ending on the main li ark and t he signal
turned to warn approaching trains Bat
hepilnion the signal had become son
off and the engineer of the down Irelght
train No. 8 , which bore In sight about 8
o'clock tailed to see It and the train onme
on with unchanged speed and da*hed into
the car on tbe track, knocking it into
lutrlken's meadow and making a complete
wreck of It The wheels of the freight
wert sent down the track and did not atop
until they had nearly reached the nrxt
statloa. The cow-catcher of the en Ine
was torn off,the milk pUtfrnin knocked Into
"smithereens," and one end ol the sta'lmi
bouse store in by 'he crash. The engineer
and fireman finding that tbe collision was
Inevitable reversed their engine and jumped
off. Mr. T. T. Smith, tobacconist of this
borough, had some goods on tbe train
which were considerably damaged. No
one was Injured by the accident, hut the
anglneerand fireman got badly shook up
and jarred by their leap.
THK GRIitNBACK TICKET.
The Greenbackers bars completed their
nomination* for Levy Court Commlaaloners
which make* their ticket whole at last.
The following are the names of the candi
For Governor, K«o«"y Johns Stewart; fur
Congraaa, John G. Jackson, lor Sheriff;
Isaac Murray; for Coroner, John A. Jones,
Senators, Albert H. Weld, John Rumor.
Representatives—Benjamin L. Kent,
Wilmington; Jacob Hstinrthwlte, Mill
Creek; John H Todd, White Clay Creek;
ChrUtoper C. West, Christiana; Ur. Sam
uel Marshall,Wilmington; George W. Dick
arson, New Castle; Frank E. Gallagher,
Levy Court Commtealoaers—John Stark.
White Clay Creek; William M Vandergrtft
St. George*; John Narvel, Mill Creek: Johu
D. Carter, AppoqulnIm!ok;James B. Henry
Red Lion; Itaac R. Blasts, Blackbird.
ICUTIHTOa THIS (VBI9AT) BV1H1WO.
Walola Lodge, I. O. of G. T., Sixth and
Fairfax Lodge, No. 8,1. 0. O. F , at Odd
Columbia Lodge, No. 86,1. O. O. F., at
Odd Fellows' Hall.
Washington Council, No. 4, O. U. A. M ,
at Mechanics' Hall, 818 King street.
Rescue Council, No. 3, Jr. O. U. A. M.,
at Jr. 0. E. A. M. Hall, 611 Market street.
Delaware tribe, No. 1 I. O. R. M., at
Marla Building, 6th and Shipley streets.
Excelaor Lodge, K- ol P., at K. ofP.
Hall, 214 Market street.
Washington Camp, P. 0. S. ol A., at Mc
Pioneer Council, No. 1, Sovereigns of In
dustry, at McClary'a Building.
Mt Calvary Decampment, No. 18, K. of
P., meet every alternate Friday evening, at
Lett night, Hallowe'en, brought with It
all the mischievous (rank* of the boys, who
seem to be the only one*, that keep up the
cuatoma from year to year. Early In tho
evening the number of children on our
streets was particularly noticeable aa they
run from bouse to liouae, ringing door
bells, taking off gales, and doing other
mischievous things. Long ago the boya, on
Hallowe'en, spent their night before fire
side, trying to discern in the shadows on
the hearth the face* of their sweethearts,
but those day* have gone by, tbe boy*
trusting to the photographs and having
I heir fun In the open air.
PUBLIC SALE OF HAT.
The subscriber will tell at 'ala residence
at Talleyvllle, Brandywine Hundred, on
Wednesday, November Otb, 1878, at 8
o'clock, p. m., about twelve tone ol good
L. W. Stidham A Son, Auctioneers.
The salo#n >oom of the Odd Fellows'
Hall la undergoing a thorough repairing.
Tlie gallery has been removed, and four
prlv-ts boxes put in Its place A new atace
and dressing room b-Vr been put lu. N' w
patent ebalra will take the ^lace of the old
benches. The plasterers era now at work.
BURGLARS A l' WORK.
About one o'alock yesterday morning
thieve* entered tbe residence of Koliert E.
Racdsli, E-q., brother of Speaker Randsll,
af the House of Rapre-eniailvrs, No, 811
Wet -treet, aud carried off a Bnn overcoat.,
and a pocket book cantabiing 860
Edward Turner, who was seriously In
jured on Monday at the Edge Moor Iron
Work* by being struck In the back by the
balance weight ol a punching machine, la
•till lying very low at his residence, No. 7
Lammott atreet, Ninth Ward.
Lafayette* College, at It* founders' meet
lag on Wednesday, conferred the degree of
L. L.D. upon N B. Sutlthers, of Dover.
«lr. Riultber* m ids hie ackuowledgmemi
lu a Latin epe-ch.
A BOLD THEFT.
Seme held thief took a cashmere coat off
of a dummy In Croutcf Llcbermaa'a cloth
ing store at Fifth and Market etreet e#
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