WILMINGTON. DEL.. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1878.
L. XU NO. 31.
NOT BY FAVOR
BUT BT MERIT ALONE.
e maintain the reputation that we ba-e made during the past three years of
GIVING THE PEOl'LE FUU VALUE RECEIVED.
rush keeps up f om Morning until Evening. Our Sales are Gmreaslng from
to week, which ha* given us the .ront rank In trade.
A. 0 . TATES & 00.
lotting House in Ledger Building.
E. T BETAIL CLOTHING BUSINESS OF ANY HOUSE
3 Gre '
>0 THI '
SoTHimJ KO\M ty ih tho'cSty."*^*' pecmle ^veiwSid^t*mu>nd*fuilrapp«S
i-ur Roods 26 per ceu*. lower than any other Mouse
»ve' about eixt^gs^emanlyMYelmen, who will toko pleasure in showing you
IDING AND POPULAR CLOTHING HOUSE OP
A. C. YATES & 00.,
Btnut Street, cor., Sixth Street, PHILADELPHIA.
jDEEN'S & BOY'S DEPAETMENT. 626 Chestnut Street, 7 Doors above.
EW FALL STOCK.
RGE AND COMPLETE,
HEN'S TAILOR STORE.
la fact. it Is a fact thatA. Oohen N. rSnM&g
a»S^ri-g *~Uy done Order-by mai
oUy attended to. Yonrs Truly,
g, g, ear. Second aid Morkef glreelo.
. W. JACKSON
POSTER AND DISTRIBUTOR- (j
L WB8T FIFTH STREET WIL
nds promptly to all work In hi* line.
ND OPERA HOUSE.
ONE NIGHT ONLY,
.TUEDAY, NOV. 30.
Dried by a superior Company unde
!. W. Canning,
illler's great Historic play ih Five
IUEEN OF SCOTS,
■ved seats for sale at c -J
Boek Store, on Wednesday^morn
*L ESTATE, LAW ANDCOL
l LECTION AGENT.
riOK *0,124/ 8. 18 th struct,
altlmore . )epot,
llei-.Uons of Interests,
.iille Bills anil House
, l iens filed, Mort
*i!l legal business will
.toniion. All cl»ims
I' And a full line of
Prices to suit the
I. 7 A » E. FOURTH ST.
|«VM bought, .old or token
A MUSE v ENTi
V RAN D OPERA MOUS ■
FRIDAY EVENING ROYEHRlfR W»l
Katie Putnam Comedy Co
First appearanoe this season of the Pro
tean ArUatoand Peoples favorite
OLD CURIOSITY SHOP
Supported by a Powerful Company,
Reserved seats 72 cents lor sale at C.
Thomas A Oo, t Boolt Store. ____
■pOURTH GRAND ANNUAL
COMMENCING THANKSGIVING NIGHT,
RAND OPERA HOUSE.
MISS HELEN POTTER
First appeiraece ,in Wilmington,
WEDNESDAY, November 27th, 187
t®. See Future Notice.
AND SHEW MUSIC,
pos BALK AT
r bbcubb'b, music btobb, bo.
»m MABKBT STB BBT.
a nnnn 7'/ OCTAVE ROSEWOOD
A GO fVaWFOR 8185 CASH
instruments * uiirant ® e ^ p f r iij yr
Attorney and Consollmr at Law®
014 Walnut Street,
CHlaensoi Delaware uaving law bn rintoii
1 Philadelphia, or the adjoining oopnijos
m Penneyfvanla, will have It promptly
ad properly attended to, by ootomunlgn
ng with him , * n '
A Word to the Wise!
We do not advertise a large stock of old
goods marked down to olsae oat,
for tbo rooson wo
WE SAVa OH HARD AT ALL TIMM
ONLY LATE STYLES.
▲ large lino of Good* oomplote
every department, ana are
10 TO 90 PER CENT LESS THAN LAST
i ur Own M a tie
SMALL LOT OF FINE BEAVBROVFR
COATO WHICH WE ARB SELLING
FOR $20,on. FORMER PRICE 180.00.
COME EARLY AND SECURE A BAR
$f.01 to $98.00.
4,00 to 20.00.
$2 to 812.
Men's Overcoats from
Boys' o Children's Overcoats,
17 Pair Case: Fants 7* cents, lormer price
43 Pair Cass. Pants $1.75, former price
75 Pair Cass.
24 P*lr Cass. Pants $8.80, former price
Pants tACO, former price
And we will not stop to enumerate prices,
but say, call and exam no our atock
of Saen's Salts, Youth's Bulls. Boys
and Children's Suita, and laurn
very low prioeo We
are selling goods at betore
leaving our city to loo' o'-o
where, for we a re positive y 0 v en
save m6nby TO BLT
save m6nby TO BLT
LADIES' MAKE A NOTE OF THIS.
Wo have a flue line of Goods tor Ladles'
^M 4 «t7lS 9 W"dK*
BtlU retains Its well merited populari*y,
and have an immense stoek to select from
while our out tor has no wt&lu? nr ANHHIP
ol^ In BTYt-S^ FIT A WORKMANSHIP
FARMERS AND WORKME S NOTE THIS
GASSIMERS TO SELL BY THB YARD
We have the largest assortment In this
city, are speaking what we known to
be a faot when w say yon can buy
them of us sa low as_„„„„„
HRY GOODS HOUSE CAN OF JOBBERS
A full line and at prloes so low II will pay
you to examine our stook.
Canton Flannel Undersnlrt amd^Dr aw era
mur ply Linen Collars lor &
1 pair four ply Linen CulTli for 26 oents,
And we will not stop to enumerate
prices or name all our goods, but It you
will call at
213 MARKET and
212 SHIPLY St
will show you through our Immense
Establishment, Which Is the largest in the
Sate and the acknowledged leader, f styles
and low prices, and if yoa do no buy yon
will be convinced w* advertise only what
49-REMEMBER OUR MOTO,
"ONK PRICK TO ALL'
Y .E. H 0 LMB 8 ,
, * n '
New Styles Ready
GENT'S AND BOY'S
We inall be glad to have the peo
ple of Wilmington, oall and see the
1 . >
and eheapeot stock of Fine and
Medium Grades of Gent's Yonth's
Boy's and Children's Clothing that
was aver manufactured.
WANAMAKER & BROWN
6th * MARKET STS.
W f| Pftnnvnaoter & Co I
. L/. rennypaOJter 05 V>U., |
/flnnnnnnnrfi to T R Priao * Go i
fSuocessors to J. E. Prion * Co.) ,
Irapdytyipe flill Quotation
Best Patent Flour.
Choice Family Floor
Brab. per ton.
We are paying to-day far choice wheat!
*1.02; oholee oorn, 46 cents.
Adver. W. G. PENNYPACKER A CO.
Wilmington, Del* Nov. SB. 1178.
MINIATURE ALMANAC—THIS DAY.
MINIATURE ALMANAC—THIS DAY. I
— , . .„ IA
Bnurteoi. ..7.0® a. m. I Bun(aeto_4.07 p. m.
...0.01 a. m
.g IS a. ra. I In
,, . .
tMM fr MAT BBS i—To-day M will |
(•14 end portly cloudy.
_le.aa a. m.
3.16 p. m.
Wl 1 ml ngton......
...S.Sl a. m. I
S 46 p. m.
THE TRADE IN TURKEY.
, , ..
The turkey market has been regarded
during the last week, with as much interest
bv housekeepers, as that with which the I
"bulls and bears" look at the stock market. |
Turkey is exciting great ooncera, for
Thanksgiving i..Unlay " d
Thanksgiving be without turkey? The
warm weather of a dav or too ago has
kept down the supply, but yesterday, thel
weather grew much cooler—simply be-1
cause we suppoee, "Old Prob," said anow. I
Yesterday being market day there was I
also a great demand for choice birds, and
ont an utter failure, due caution ought to
TH* " PETTIGUAMSCETT" SOLD,
United State* Marshal McMullln yeater- j
•old ths abandoned sloop,
Pcttiguamacott at public sale, to H. F.
Dura, for $55. The sloop was abandoned I
during the October gale and beached near
WILL RETURN THE VISIT. I
Next Monday evening, Justice Lodge,No. I
188,1. O. O. F., of Phlladeipkla.wlll return
the friendly visit paid them bytho Del*-1
war* Lodge, No. 1, of the same order, this I
clty. Ths v isit was paid In Sep tember lest. I
The market yesterday morning waa the I
largest that has been In this city since last I
Christmas. The farmers'wagons occupied I
the west side of King street, from the rails)win*
roSd to Tenth and «5ng.
roaa ro lcuBu 1
talnment in the Court House.* New Cutl.l
this evening, couriering of rwidtag* from|wUl
, m |
PROF. MURDOCH IN NEW CASTLE.
Prof. S. K. Murdoch will give an enter
An ka* juat temn complsted
with Charlotte Tkompnon, and *ho wlU ap
pear In the Opera House on Christmas Evo. I
The Historical Society ha* » perfectlyl_Iteeat
fire-proof building. )
WHERE TO GO TO-DAY. ~
FLAOII or AMUSUtBHT WHflHE FIOFLI
MAT 00 AMD EM JOT THIMSKLVB8.
Tordsy, Thanksgiving Day will be gener
ally observed throughout the land. In
Wilmington the day will be taken up by re
ligious people generally, as one -of ebanks
giviag sad prayer and all the congregations
of the churches, tome of them uniting, wlH
sttend divine services In the morning.
There la a goodly number of places of amuse
ments for the day and evening.
The principal attraction will be the pres
entation ot ''Our Boarding House" at the
Masonic Temple by the Walnut street The
atre Company. Sam Htmple, a favor
ite In Wilmington, will appear a* Col. M.
will be held In
church at 8ixtb and Church streets.
The annual fair of tbe American Rifles
will open in Institute Hall, and will con
tinue for two weeks.
In the afternoon, Prof. Webeter'a danc
ing academy will be open for the regular
Thanksgiving matinee. Admission esn bs
hsd only by those holding tickets.
The good people of St. Paul's M. E.
church, will In tbe evening, give their an
I nual supper.
The roller skating rink at No. 220 Mar
ket (treat wlU be open all day, and the Man
ager, Mr, J. T, McDaniel will be peeaent to
look after thing*.
supper and musical selres
the bssementof St. Peter's
8.L. A. BALL.
The Thanksgiving Eve. Ball of the
Shields' Library Association, given last
evening in the Institute Hell, wss one of the
largest thst hss ever been in this city. Ev
erything peaeed off finely,and thaaffalr was a
pronounced success. At 10.80 o'clock,
when the exercises commenced, a scene of
great activity wae presented. The hall was
handsomely and artistically decorated with
flags of different nations, and in the middle
of the room upon the floor waa a beautiful
monogram composed of the letter* " S. L.
I A." upon a ahlald drawn in the national
| eolori J r ' The mem bers of the Association
Were consplcuou* by the handsome new ball
, ^ wh K Ich were purged expressly for
this occasion. At half-past ten o'clock the
grand march waa led off by Mr. Ed. L. Kane
and Mlsa Mary Redding,and 160 couples took
part. Tbe dancing was kept up till the
"wee sms' boors," and all seemed to enjoy
THE THIEF IN THE NIGHT.
On Thursday night a thief entered the
residence of Mr. Charlei Canby, residing at
No. 811 West street, and stole a valuable
gold watch and chain, aline medallion, a
silver iork and spoon and several other ar
ticles. No trace of tbe thief has been dls
IA robbery'took p'ace lastsveningbetween the
of P., K.ofP.
IA robbery'took p'ace lastsveningbetween the
honri of fl Te MTelli Rt the hoUie 0 f Mrs.
gg- Batts, No. 812 West street. The
thief, It Is supposed, made an entrance
through tbe back way, and tbence upstairs,
while the servants were preparing supper,
In one of the second story rooms a portemo
I nta aed a silver puree were secured, and
thleyss departed without tak ng any
thing more, having evidently been fright
.edsiaway. The exact amount of money
| could not be ascertained, and indeed,
la not known by the family. The robbers
made tbelr escape by jumping from the sic
ond story window into the back yard.
MMTIHO* THIB(THURSDAT) gVBHIJtG.
Jefferson Lodge, No. 2, I. O. O.F., at
MAtbaho^^Trlbe, No. 1J, I. O. R. M., at
I M< Keokuk Tribe°*No. 3, I. O. R. M., at
| uar ls' Bulldlns-, 6th and Shipley Sta.
Eden Lodge, I. O. O. F., at hall, 3rd and
Dlvisien, No. 1, S. of T., in
Hope Council, No. 2, Jr., O. U. A. M., at
0 D A M Hall, 511 Market street,
Lady Washington Home Communion, 504
I Marker street.
I Wilmington Grotto, No. 1, S. and
A. A., Bradford's Building.
William H. Dobbs, of New Castle, who
died of hydrophobia on Monday morning
last, was buried yesterday afternoon, at 3
o'clock. The burial service* were held in
j |ht Immanue i Episcopal Church, and were
.conducted by the pastor, Rav. Charlea
Igpencer. The remains were buried in the
I c i,ureh cemetery, by tb* St. John's
Lodge, No. 5, A. F. A. M., of which
IhewMa member. The following gentle
men acted as pall bearers:—Messrs. Ira
I Lunt, Robert Morrison, William Herbert,
August WUhelml, Marsh Wier, and Elmer
I Clark. '
I Tb# 0 f j oa b Cloud, the unfortu
I wha deApDodeney committed
tulelde at tho Logan Houae early Tuseday
I morning, will tak* placs from tho office of
I Mr j A WHaon, 811 Shipley street, at 9
I o'clock this morning. The remain* will be
I Interred In the
rails)win* Cemetery, and friend* of the deewaed
from Chester, Conechohockcn, and Phlla
1 delphla will ettend the (uneral. . ,
.'~1u?bC7v « v
The winter f m eflbe Rugby Academy
from|wUl begin on Monday, December 8d. Thri
lnsritutlon Is well known, and regarded as
| one of the foremost schools of tbe lsnd.
WILL BE CLOSED.
, frelgh^fflce of the Delaware
' _ w.
I Western Rai lroad wlH be closed .
) Gardner'*, Seventh and Shipley atreeta.
OUR COUNTY COURT.
VBBDICT IS THE KNIGHTS 01 PYTHIAS
CASE—LITTLE BUSINESS DONE.
Special Correspondence of the Hbbald.
New Castle, November 27.
The jury ia the case of Samuel Magee's
administrator vs. Clayton Lodge, No. 4,
Knights of Pythias, after being out over
five hours and a half returned to the Court
Room last night at 9.45 o'clock, and re
turned a verdict for the plaintiff, Mrs,
Magee, for $104.68.
Court opened this morning at 10,15
o'clock. Judges Wooten and Houston.on
Henry C. Conrad; Esq., appli
admission to the Bar of Ell H
who hai been stud
two years in his office in Wilmington.
The Court appolntel the following gen
tlemen as a committee on examination:
Messrs. John C. Patterson, George H.
Bates and Levi C. Bird.
The case of John H. Roberts vs. Isaac
Grubb, Sheriff. John Rodney, Esq., plain
tiff, and Walter Cummins, Esq., for de
The esse was an action of replevin to re
cover possession of the goods of the plain
tiff, levied on by Sheriff Grubb for the non
payment of rent.
Roberta was a tenant living In Delaware
City on the property of William Ware,
who resided in Philadelphia. Roberts gave
notiee through the mall on the 24th day of
December, 1876, that be Intended removing
from the property on the 25th of March,
next. The letter did not reach Mr. Ware
in Philadelphia, until the 26th of Decern*
her, at 1 o'clock, p. m., which was not
within the time fixed by law, that is three
months previous notice.
George A. Clark, postmaster at Delaware
City, testified to having written the notiee
for Mr. Roberts two or three days before
the 25th of December. The date of the
letter was the 24tb, which fell on 8unday.
The witness said positively that the letter
was written belore Sunday, he probably,
having made a mistake in dating It, and
.. Into the box on the same day,
but could not say when it left Delaware
Mr. Roberts left the property on the 25tb
of March, surrendering the keys to the
town constable, Mr. Ware, the landlord,
having no agent in the place- Mr. Roberts
was held responsible for nine months rent,
which he refused to psy and hence th«
suit. - •
The Court In the charge to the Jury,
ruled that the landlord was entitled to re -
celve such a notice before December 25tb.
and not before noon on that day, the la /
does not recognize fractions of daya. Tb a
Jury retired at 13 20 o'clock.
There being no caeee for trial by jury the
first panel of the general Jury was dis
charged from any further attendance i-t
this term of Court.
Judge Wooten spoke of the negligence < f
some lawyers In failing to be present wb a
their cases were called for trial.
lied for tbe
law during the past
At 12 55 p. m., the Jury In the Roberl s
Grubb case returned to the court room, a id
rendered a verdict for the plaintiff for : ix
cants damages and costs.
Mr. Cummins, counsel for the defence,
stated his intention to move for a new trial.
The Court shortly after adjourned ui til
8 o'clock, p. m
Tbe Court watted tbe whole afternc >n
for business, and adjourned at ten mlnu es
to six o'clock until Friday morning.
In oonaequence of the storm whleh j re
valled throughout the dsy and eveninr of
yesterday, Miss. Potter was obliged to p st
poue her entertainment.
It will be pleasing intelligence to the
large number who expected to enjoy • he
rich treat which this lady promised, t ist
she intends, at an early period, to ex<-ute
the programme that had beeD arrange!! for
We understand that hundreds of f^ats
had been taken, the claims to which .rill
be valid on the future occasion.
THE OYSTER 8HU0KER8' 8TRIK 3.
The strike of the Maryland oyster elmck
whlch commenced in Cbrisfield and
Norfolk and speedily extended to Baltimore
is wide spread and likely to last for tome
days yet. In Baltimore the strike la -jutta
determined and even violent. In Eaei Bal.
t.lmore, where most of the canning b maes
are altuated, there wae on Tuesday much
disorder, and seven persons were ar; sated
by the police.
THE JAIL FARE.
In going through the New Castle jail wo
notice that the prisoners are much pleased
with a change of fare, and several si.y that
this is due to the fact that ons steady
eourse has tired them. We find them par
ticularly lavish In their praise of the bread
furnished by Mr. James Murphy, of 213
Monroe straet, this city. They say If la the
best breed that has ever beer furnieUed
them, aod we do not know but wh it they
are right. ___
HIS FATHER'S FUNERAL.
On the 15th Inst., a young man named
John Collins waa committed to Naw Castle
for vagrancy. Yesterday application for
tuneral of his father on
plication will be granted.
CHIEF JUSTICE COMEGYS.
We have been Informed that the rumor of
Chief Justice Comegye having the small
pox is not true, and that he waa simply
suffering from a slight lnllaposltlon. We
are pleased to learn this, and hope that the
Chief Justice may speedily recover.
ONLY ONE DRUNK.
The only case before his honor, Mayor
Allmond yesterday morning was that of
George Pickens, who had taken too much
" stagger fluid " on board on the night
before, and aiterwards became uproarious.
porary release was made to Mayor
d In order that be might attend the
Friday. Tne ap
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