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iW J % "A'"# ■j. THE I ri > r i fe§^5= ONE CENT. WILMINGTON, DEL., TUESDAY. DECEMBER 10. 1878. VOL XII NO. 43. ae NOT BY FAVOR BUTBT MERIT ALONF V W111 we maintain the repsrtatlon that ire bare made during the pa GIVING THE PEOVU NU VALUE RECXI* v^ars Of HO ABATEMENT at in the rush keeps np from Morning until Evening. Our ° week to week, which has given us the .ront gales rank in tr a ■ veiling from A 0. WES 5 CO * I; The Great Clothing House in Ledger Building.' ffE DO THE LARGEST RETAIL CLOTHING BUSINESS OF ANT HOUSE IN AMERICA. our Goods are mrrestylish, better made, anl withal CHEAPER THAN ANY OTH kk CLOTHING HOUSE In the Olty. The peonle have round it out, ami fully appreci ate the fact. We sell our goods 35 per cent, lower thad any other House possibly can. WK BUY ALL OUR GOOD8 FOR CASH direct from manufacturers and Importer. Our stock comprises the largest assortment of Fait and Winter Clothing EVER OF FERED IN PHILADELPHIA, New and Fresh Goods manufactured by ourselves. Webave FIVE FLOORS FILLED WITH NEW AND FASHIONABLE CLOTHING. We have about sixty gentlemanly salesmen, who will take p ensure la showing you Ib Bea?ln mind, for the next SIXTY DAYS WE SHALL GIVE SUCH BARGAINS In Clothing as never were offered before, which have mude us the LEADING AND POPULAR CLOTHING HOUSE OP PHILADELPHIA. A. C. YATES & CO, Chestnut Street, cor, Sixth Street, PHILADELPHIA. CHILDREN'S & BOY'S DEPARTMENT. 620 Chestnut Street, 7 Doore abov • A. COHEN, Merchant TaFor N.E. COR. SECOND AND MARKEF STREET. Now is the time lo order your suite for Christmas. Priors are j ut down lower than any place;in Wilmington. For 112.00 you can get a good suit made to er Jer. You cau't buy ready made suits so cheap. Pants made for S3 00 up. Guaranteed a good fit, spring bottom pants always ou hand. Yours Truly, A. COHEN MERCHANT TAILOR V. C. cor. Socond and Market Blrocu, HOLIDAY ANNOUNCEMENT. -O In order to reduoe our large stock by January 1, 1879, we have marked all our goods down 18 |>er cent., as the following price list will show. Cashmere suite from 96.75 to |13. 25 Dress suite • I " $8,00 " $19,50 Boys fine dress suits $4,00 Fine fur beaver Good Business suite from $5,00 to $8,500 $2,50 ' $6,35 ii Boys school mils Fine brown overcoats " $7,50 (o $12,75 $ 11,00 $9,87 $4,00 to $15,00 | Worumbo Beaver overcasts Boys overcoats $2,00 to $ 0 75. Largest Clothing House in the City. N. W. COR. FIFTH AND MARKET. M. MEYERS. BALES. PUBLIC SALES. N EW CASTLE OOUNTY FARM AT PUBLIC SALE. The undersigned, a committee of th e Trustees Ol the Poor of New Castle t'o., wll *wl' at Public Sale, at the hotel kept by William H. Doble, at Hare's Corner, near the premises, on THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12TH, 1878, at 12 o'clock, fanon) all that valuable Farm, known as the Hare's Corner Farm, belonging to said Trustees, situate in New t-asth Hundr d. New Castle Co. Del., on the public road leading front Hare's Corner to Christiana, and also on the State road leading to Dover being five miles Irom the Oliy of Wilming ton, one mile from the City ol N«W Castle, and live minutes walk from State Road Station ou Delaware R. R. contains about 180 aores, about 30 acres of which Is valuable woodland. All the re sldue is improved and productive land, divided Into convenient fields, well fenced and watered, and has recently been well limed. The Improvements are a frame mansion house, laige barn, two tenant bonsee, granary and ether outbuildings, all In good repair. There Is also a good apple orohard on the premises. Persons w shine to view the premises can do so by applying to Thos. Appleby, the tenant •heron, or to either of the undersigned' The terms will be easy and made known °n the day of sale. A large portion of tbe purchase money can remain secured on tne Piemlses if desired Sale positive. No Postponement on account of weather. Dan'l Fabra, Milton Lackey, Wilmington, Del. J. W. Cooo*, Cooch'o s Bridge Del., Trustees. BY STATE AUTHORITY. The farm H®c,5-tsinwf WINES AND LIQUORS. John F. Betz. Gaul's Brewery PORTER, ALE, BROWN STOU1 Brewer and Dealer In BARLEY, MALT AND HOPS callow hill and new market st Philadelphia, 1 jK)K SALK—3X1 shares of Clayton Loan 1 gtocB, uew aeilea, ut one dollar a snaie new plan, Joa lug tne foil amount aud collecting the premium monthly. M. L. LICHTENSTEIN novl5.ini \1 1U. Sec.y MISCELLANEOUS. PIANOS, KGAN8, AND SHEET MUSIC, gos baLr at r. BJtoBJSJfe, music stobb, wo, Ml MARKET STREET, A GOOD TV, O'JTA VE ROSEWOOD PIANO FOR 1186 0A8H AH Instruments guaranteed for five yean. aprJ8-lyr K CLANCY, 504 WEST SVCOND STREET. Boot and shoe maker. The cheapest place In (he city lo get the best band made shoes. Eltfce;' made to order, or already made EDUCATIONAL. RANDYWINE SEMINARY. B INSTITUTE BUILDIM Opens MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 187*, EIOHTH AND MARKET STS. W. S. McNAIR, Principal. aug!3-tf T.JOSE4 H'S ACADEMY, CHESTNUT HiLL. PHILADELPH' A Under the oaro w the Slaters of Ot, Jo spa The oonree ofi. istruoUon Includes al ot oranoheeof a uae.ul aud Christian eg »• 11 fin / . * Annual pension for Board nd 'J ult'oi s PROFESSIONAL. JOHN O'BYKNE. Attorney and Conseller at Law 814 Walnut Street, PHILADELPHIA. Citizens ol Delaware having law business In Philadelphia, or the adjoining counties In Pennsylvania, will hay# it promptly and properly attended to, by oomffiunlra ting with him ,Wu FAIRS. UURTH UBASU UBDiL F FAIR -3T THE— American Rifles! .-AT— Institute Hall, COMMENCING THANKSQIVINGNIGHT* - 10 Cents. AWne lesion AMUSEMENTS. QEO. W. JACKSON BILL POSTER AND DISTRIBUTOR. No, « WERT ririH STREET WIL MINGTON DELAWARE. At ten Is promptly to all work In his line. RANDOPERA MOUdE G • THREE DAYSONLY DECECEMBERlOth, 11th AND 12th. GRAND BAZAAR BY The Provident Society FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE POOR, Admission 25 cents. Season tickets 50 cte. FOR SALE. QTORE 'Nil PICTURE'S FOR SALE AT Q LOW PRICE. The under Uned having opened .a gro cery store at No. 12 East Secondstreet, and circumstances making It necessary for him to change bis business, offers tbe store, and fletures, together with stoek of goods, at less than cost price; The rent ot store Is paid up to first of Jan nary and can becouiin'Kd indefinlt-ly. A rsre cbancc lsoflered Call soon. C. P. BOYKK. NOTICES. J rT S. PENSIONERS TAKE NOTICE J All parties entitled to pensions can have their papers pr pared aud *he proper am davlts sworn oot at the office of the late Jno. H. Fuhl Esq, 301 Ship ey street '** foru,erly - ljlBVT A . BERTOLETTE Juitlceof the Peace acd Notary Public N oticeT-' u. s. pensionmwau per sons entitled to Pension- ran have tbelr papers carefully prepared, und affida vits sworn out os ana after Wednesday, December 4tb, 1878. Lone experience In i,he Department at Washington, enables me to facilitate this class of buslines with promptness and dispatch. _ App'y to Thomas r. lally. No, ttOl'/i Market street. p M. O'CONNELL, REAL ESTATE, LAW AND COL LECTION AGENT. OFFiok no, 124o s. 18 th street. Near Baltimore Depot, Philada, Olty and County collodions of Interests, • hound Rente, Meicautile Bills and House Rents promptly made. Liens filed, Mort gagee fo-eclosed, and all legal business will receive prompt attention Al u>»ims cashed as soon as o dleded. PROPOSALS. P roposal* »or lighting, ex •JINGUHHING, CLEANING AND REPAIRING THE LAMPS OF THE CITY OF WIi MINGTON. AND FURNISHING GASAND OIL FOR THE YEAR 1879. will be received at the office of the ulerk of the City Council, In the City Uall. until Tuesday, December 10 th, ls78. at 7 o'clock in ike evening, for fIGUTINW, EXTINGUISHING., CLEANING AND REPAIRING the lamf s of the olty of W ilmlngton, and furnishing gas, oil arid all other materials for the sanfo for the year iH'B. The lamps to he lighted and extinguished every night In the year. The time for lighting and ex tlngnhhlngtobefurrlshidby the Chair man of the Lamp Committee. Each lan tern to be taken off the post and washed with soao and water at least oneo In two weeks. The contractor to furnish all matches for lighting, and materials for washing the lamps Payments will oe made mo'ithly, with one month's pay retained by the olty, for the faithful peiformane* ol contract and the w vk must be done to the satisfaction of the Committee, Proposals will be reselved for the whole olty or single dlstriols. All proposals must be accompanled with a bond for the sum of $5,009. with good and sufficient sureties, conditioned that a con troc.t will be made if proposals asoepted, and that such other security will be given as tbe committee may require. The blank proposals with the accom panying form of a bond can be had at tbe Cler»'s,Office of City Council Ireeof charge. The eommlttee reserves the right to re J ect any or all bids. PHTERB. HUESTED, Chairman Lamp Committee. Sealed dec6-4t NITED STATES OF AMERICA, DIB . TRICT OF DELAWARE, 88. Whereat, a libel hath been Hied In the Dlstrlot Court of the United states of America for the dlstrlot of Delaware, on the 3rd day of December. In the year of our Lord oue thousand eight hundred and 8. venty-elght. by 8. A Macalllster, Esq., proctor In behalf Of William E, Qrentlatd, against the schooner "Sarah," her tack el, apparel, and furniture, in a cause o wages, civil and maritime and praylm the usual process and monition ot thi Court, that all persons Interested In th* said ve*sel.her tackel, apparel and lurnl ture, may be cited to answer the process, and all due proceedings being had- that the same may be deoreeu to be sold,and proceeds thereof be distributed sooordln| to law Therefore, in pursuanceof said mon tlon, under the si al of said court to me directed and oeUver'd. I do hereby give notice generally unto all persons hiving protending to have any right, title or Inte rest therein, to appear before the aforesaid court, at the olty o Wilmington, on Fri day, the 30th day of December, A. D. 1878 11 o'olook in the forenoon, then and there to answer said libel, and to make their legations in that behalf. ^ HENRY H. MoMULLKN. U. S. Marshall for said Dlstrlot. dtog-8 u the or al S. A. MaOAnnsTKR, Keq. Proctor for Libellants. .. J CLOTHING. New Styles Ready GENT'S AHD BOY'S c :;l i'■i') CLOTHING. We snail be glad to have the peo ple of Wilmington, eall and see the LARGEST, BEST. HANDSOMEST and cheapest stock of Fine and Medium Grades Boy'* and Children's Clothing that was aver manufactured. oi Gent's Youth's WANAMAKER & BROWN OAK HALL 6th * MARKET STB, in Phlladelphla. THE HERALD. Wilmington, Del,, Dee. 10,1*78. MINIATURE ALMANAO—THIS DAY. Snurises....7.l* a. m. I Sun seta_4.M p. m .foil a. m. Moon sets. HIGH WATER. Delaware Breakwater. >.40 p. m. New nusMe-..— IS 17 p. m. WU m 1 ngton 12.47 p. m. .>.*4 a. m. .«• ■ -- a. m. .12 24 a. THB WHATHBK :-To-<%ay It ufflbe partly cloudy er cloudy, iHIhfrain, follow ed by gradually etearing weather and /kit ing temperature* LOCAL AFFAIRS. PRONOUNCING BEE. A Pronouncing Bee was held in the Sec ond Baptist Church last evening. Prof. William A. Reynolds acted as Pedagogue, and Miss Emma Worrell, Prof. Willey and Alfred Gawthropae umpires. There were selecting readings by Messrs. Henry C. Conrad and C. W. Horn. Vocal music by Mieses Mollte Hurst and Harland, Mrs. Cooling and F. N. Cooling. Miss Agnes Ogle presided at the organ. Guitar duett by Mrs' J. W. Cooling and her son F. N. Cooling. The Pronouncing Bee was the main feature of the evening's entertainment In the first trial, Miss Vlctortae Vindever wae the successful competitor, and in the second Mrs. Georgians LeMalstre carried off the honors Each victor received aa a prize, a handsome book. The proceeds go toward lying a new carpet for the church. The affair was a most enjoyable one, and every person seemed highly pleased. WHO WAS THE BEfiT MAN! Last Saturday night there wss a sort of a colored people's festival at a plsce known as Scrabble, across from Townsend, and before It was ended, a probably fatal fracas occurred between four negroes, named Buck Henry, Tall Henry, Ell Briscoe and Bird Williams. The cause of the fight was a dis cussion aa to tbe muscular ability of each. During tbe row, clubs, razors, and the like were used with extreme carelessness, and when the matter waa Battled, Ell Briscoe was carried home In a dangerous condition from a fractured ekuU, and there Is some doubt expressed as to his recovery. All the others were also used np. SOCIETIES. HBXTINOB THIS (TUXSDAT) SYSXIXO. Asylum Lodge, No. 26. Reynold's Encampment, No. 8, 2d and m J 4th Tuesday. _ Washington Lodge, No. 1, A. P. A., meet* every Tuesday night In the McCla / build- log Lincoln Lodge, No. 8, K. of P., at K. of Hall, 311 Market street. at GETTING BETTER AT LA8T. We tre pleased to ltarn that Mr. J. C. Farrs, Secretary and Troararer of the D. W. R. R. company, who has beefi'lbw with Typhoid Fever for the past two Week* if getting better. It will however be some time before he will be abla to be out. THE TREASURER'S ACCOUNTANT. A special m - ting of Council will beheld to-night for the purpose of electing an aq couotxrd for the Treasurer's Office, the term of Mr. John M. Taylor having ex pired. THE CORONER'8 DEPUTY. We are pleased to learn that eur friend Esquire James C. Wilson, ef Townsend, hts been Bii'z gppointed Deputy Coroner by Coroner , This is a good selection. i The Board of Education met last night. i,. ufoOLfliq « aiti'w ■ii u-jv. THE BtARDOF EDUCATION. KiarLiB KBITIXO LAST XI**T~TX« A** iTHiiETio qtrrfsriox— t*at ri»rr *• OUESTBX—A I20TIOW BTXIOKBX O0T— TfiB SOWAKD SCHOOL—BBFOBM SPBLL ifio—SieXIXO THB OHBOKS—IHSOKAHOH lTTBBS—bills passhb. 1 Tfie Bosrd of Education matin regular 8 • >n last evening, with Tiestdent Kecks] s chair. . Keat as chairman #f the hook cbm. w a«ked for lnforaatlbu bn a' matter of obscarlty la relation to Brooks union arithmetic, concerning which, there waa e misunderstandings to Whether It was In ose In the schools.__ Mr; Bald presented the foiling resftlutlom wUdh covered the matter and ltwaa apop in mlt s Rssolvbb, That the Brook'S union arith metle No. Bis stilt upon the list of she text public reboots. motion of Mr. Palmar, the rule* suspended and Mr. Alfred B: Poole, the new member from tha First Ward was swornhi. The committee on finance reported ISO In the Treasurer's hands, as school taxes collected for 1877, end also $286.64 for 1878 The former soon was made payable to the city council and an order was directed to be drawn on the Treasurer for the. second sum payable to the board. The president seated that there was a vasancy in tbs committee on the sale of otd school house, Me. IS and also on the committees of Ns. U and lfl schoola,caused by the resignation of Thomas Johnson, Mr. Ppeie wss opposed to fill those vacancies and Mr. Morrow Will hereafter act as chair Its foruse In tha were man of th* committee on the sale of old No. 18. , -. Qrlmshaws resolution to strike out No. Till, section 31, taken up ahd adopted. The wan es follows: "Whenever any member of the Board shall not givedu eatfontlon to the duties of. his office either by neglecting to attend three consecutive stated meetings of the Board, without reasonable excuse for hi* absence or by falUag. for two consecutive months to discharge Ms duty as a member oi the visiting committee, without like ex cuse for such a failure, it shall be the duty of the Board to declare hit seat vacant,and re to III It as, Increase of other vacan Dr aw The matter ef the committee to revise the charter was then spoken of by the Presi dent and hd appointed the following eom J dttee: Messrs. Bated, ■ Speakman, Kent, yle and Morrow. : n t H % pH n AU a On motion of Mr. Bslrd, President Eckel was added to the committee. President Eeksl said lhat something Would have to be done In the Howard school No 16, owing to the fact that pupils were advancing do rapidly that neW graded were necessary. He proposed the building of an addition to the'.house. Th* weather was referred to ts committee on that school. A communication from the Chicago school board, asking the co-operation of the various boards of education throughout the country looking to a reform In English spelling was not by the President. It waa reserred to a special committee consisting Of Messrs. Speakman, Grlmshsw and Pyle. In relation to the recent vislf of the board in the Chester schools. President Eckel nude an address In which he dwelt vary pleasantly upon the occasion, and pointed out the difference between the ohools el that place and those of Wilmlng: |ton,as shown by a comparison: H • 0a motion of Mr. Bette the Secretary of the Board was instructed to notify the present occupants of the old . school build in; »t Second and Washington streets to v .cute the building by the 25th of March next. M r. D&vlnson stated that the committee of No. 14, had appointed Mrs.Ltzzte Brown as Janitor, and on his motion she was also made of No. 18, or of district No- 7| ac cording to the late action In ' relation to janitors. His motion was adopted. Mr. Betts presented a resolution to the effect that all business papers be locked np lu the fire proof safe, In charge of the Treasurer. The resolution w»* aacepted. Owing to the fact that the protracted ill ness of the Treasurer, prevented him from signing the checks of the Board, Howard Simpson, Esq., waa empowered te act in that capacity anttl Mr. Cloward was abla to resume hit duties, with the consent of Mm and hi* sureties. Mr. F. A. Taylor was authorized to fill up and sign all cheoks until further notice. The committee of No. M was authorized to have a dock repaired. The Committee of No, 14 waa allowed tb bay a clock and to have the heater ' re trad. a • r of ri pe- , The Committee of No. 18 wee granted permission to have the stain repaired. The Superintendent'a report oftheabaence of . teachers for the past month showed an' absence from sickness of 43 days, and from other causes ef 5>f; ... Mr. Lally said that the Insurance pollaiee ef schools Noe. 4 and 14 were about to exS pin, and aa order of $21 25 was directed drawn In his favor to renew them. )Mr. Lally, ensteman of the Committee on Insurance* mowed that the committee be authorized to divide equally the amount of Insurance among the Delaware, Farmera and New Castle oompxnles. It was post poned until the next meeting. . The committee of No. 4 school word authorized te procure a sufficient number Wetpter's High School Dictionaries. During the evening the following bills were ordered to be paid : . Foulk, $156.22; Henry Grtbe, $64.54; W. F. Robinaon, $17.54; Springer, Morley * Gaum, $5 64; Charles F. Nos trand, $1.50; Wm Caeperson, $1 90; Mc Cartney & Kenny, $14.19; Paris M. Mitchell, $22.53; Gawthrop & Bro., $4.20; James M. Bryan, $4.93; Charles M. Heebner, $2 10; Catharine Gray, $6 00; A. J. Pyle, $1.84; G. W. Vernon <fc Son, 68 cents; T. F. B. Hizar, $4.68; H. F. Pickles, $2.26; Glatte k, Eckel, $24 59; Allen Smith, $86.25; Ferris <& Garrett, $8 24; PHnn fit Jackson, $48 50; 8. Hanna $ Co., $1.85; Jas. Davis, $19.57; Thompson Bros., $5.00; L.F- Hair, $1$ 08; Harry Loper, $69.53; C. F. Thomas & Co., $78.06; Barker & Stradlay, $105.66; Wilson, V7ood fit Co., $1.80; pay-roll of teachers' apiaries, $4,850.Oflj^payroll ef puperlnteu of C. D. if Wm. H aq the ex hts t, rotary, $473.66. Jo It If i-J unii -i^I: :jI ij OTR COUNTY COURT. TH» HAKKIS HOM'ClXB OASB—IT IS ABAX— DOBBB BT THB STATB—B*#WX T*B TBAIN WBBOKBK ABB DBAPBB THB MID, BLBTOHH HUBBBBBB UXTXXOID. >nT Special Correspondence. •' i' : NXW CiBTLB,/DeC. ®. The Court of Oyer and Terminer opened tbif morning at 10 f^clock, Chief Jnstlee Comegys, Ekd Jfldyti) Wftottflii Hoiu^oa and Wales, on the bench. The Harris Hemictde oiee irae then taken upifor trial. Harris was Indicted fer the Spbrder e 1 Isaac Hopkins of Appoquhst mlhk Hundred on the .1,5th, of 1877. Alfred F. Robinson, Depaty Attorney General, for state; Baaiamlnfl. NIelds for defendant. , After calling twenty throe Jurymen,which occupied, sbeut three quarters of an hour, e following jury wae Ifspanelled: . . barld i Morrison,. Elwood B. McKae* Lorenzo D' Ginn, Thomas C. Murphy, k Joseph Henry Hanson, Andrew Wall, Wil liam Harrison, William Jemma Ella#on> James Powell, Richard, $, Martin Jasso Mm; ■['.] ;.i u a „ Mr, Robinson, opening the case, said the Stfte was at a disadvantage without some m iterlal witnesses who were, sheep ton ac count of death In thslr families. We have n4 eye witness to the murder, hut hit qwn wffe who Is by law prohibited from testify ^be witnesses for the State were then silled. ut-fu - i -i - . Isaac Cork, oelorsd, . sworn:-Live in Appoqnlnlmlnk Hundred, knew Harris 5 0 7 years by sight, knew Hopkins; I was ■ i Hopkkfns funeral; saw wound os Ml breast; I didn't see-Harris after the shaft* ii g affair; saw him a few days before. Har ris lived In Appoqulnlmlak Hd. James Gattls, colored, sworn:—Live la 1 laAbird Hundred,knew Hopkins and Har ris; law Hopkins In Stephen Gattla' house serose the road from Harris' house; saw Wound on his side; Hopkins lived with Hap* 1 ' i is. Mary Price, colored, sworn;—Knew Hop If tie end Harris; Hopkins said he was shit Very bsd and it would be the' death of him. Dldn'frsty who shot him; Hopkins dted ! lay evening; didn't see Harris after the tlug. ■TJohn H. le Hopkins on Sunday December , I found him wouaded and shivering: as not dying at that time. The next ilssw him dead. ie State had tried to produce as avl ie the dying declarations of Hopkins to Parris. -it..'..: ,.i ! r. i NIelds objected, unless the greased knew he was In danger of death: ih s pert of the evidence wss not allowed to be taken. ! The State here abandoned their case for W.ant of proof, After directions, from the . urt, the jury rendered a verdict of "not guilty" kt twenty minutes past 11 o'clock. I The testimony of the wits Of Harris, be fore the Coroner's inquest which could net be used In the trial was as follows: husband, William Harris, and me at a festival on Saturday night. On the way home about 10 o'clock,w« were together all the way hofne. Hopkins was asleep; he boarded with us. My husband took my clothes end hid them, to keep me froin going to church on Sunday, and w* then had a light abont his takihg my* clothes; he took a brick from the Are place and threw It at ms, and then shot at ma with a pistol. The noise waktmed Hep. kins, and he said to my husband "you will kill your wife," my husband says to Mm, "you-— do you take it qp lor her,' and told him to go out of the house. Hop kins Said he would as soon as he put his hoots an; my husband snapped Ms ptstei at him twice, but It did not go off. Hep kins commenced putting his boots on and going towards the door, he was going hack ward, when my hnsband took up US sad shot Mm in the breast; never knew him and Hopkins t# have a quarrel about quarrelled With my husband abont Hopkins, I did not come home first from the festival my husband came home th of m Parvis sworn:—I was II My were at gun me; never with rue. Mr. Ntolds counsel for Harris, said ht could have proved undue Intimacy existing between Hopkins and Harris wife, which would have gone some ways la hjs , behalf. The Dobsoa ease waa called. George Gray Esq., asked for the postponement of It until te-morrow morning. It Was thought that It would hay* oome to trial this mooing bat, three important witnesses felted to pqt in their appearance, and the case was laid over until to-mortSw morning at 10 o'clock, When If the witnesses era not present grounds for a continuance will be laid. Court adjourned at one o'clock. On tho re assembling of Court at 8 o'clock. Hirlsy G. Brow* the train wrecker, and Geo. Dra per, colored, who kilted John Wilson at Middietowa ware brought 1 nto court and sentenced. , George Draper who wss found guilty of murder in the second degrer wss sentenced to pay tbe costs of prosecution to pay to tho Itate of Delaware, a fine of $1,000; on JBat urday the Slat of December to stand hour hlthe pillory to be whipped with ty leshea, end to be Harley G. Brown, found guilty ef man slaughter was sentsaoed to pay the costs of prosecution, to pay a line of $4,000 and to be Imprisoned five years. , an' ' of M. B. 08; sl X* lm for life THE TREASURER'S OFFICE, The adding up of long column* of fig* urea, the paying of intfrwt and bills and the urbane polltaness of tl^q worthy Treas te all risitors wafo all suspended yea -day and workmen were busily engaged fixing the heater, white the Tnanurar hknaelf was off and away to Philadelphia, on business lor tha elty, CALVARY'S NEW RECTOR. urer in Rev, W. G. Ware, has received and *c cepted a call to the rector of Calvary P. 1. church, of thte elty aad will taka Asm about tha 22nd laqt.