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[Special to the Morning Herald. Nbw Castli, Dae. Mr. Burnham died suddenly this morning. J. H. X. Governor Hampton la out of danger. — It la said the British forces ecoaptad Jol lalabald on Friday. The power loom weavers are still on a strike, In Kensington, against a redaction of wages. At Laaanon, Pa., John Ivanaon waa stabbed to death by n German tramp, who was arrested. Nellie Smith,a young woman *f Klngstoa, N: T-, died at the Poughkeepsie almshouse of malpractice. Major Cayagnarl confirms tha news that the Ameer of Afghanistan Cabul to Turkestan. M b from Taharan says says ' Persia rejected th* Ai offer for an offensive and defensive alliance. Governor Carroll, of Maryland, nlea by Ajutant-General F. Bond, were cor dially received at th* Naval Academy, Annapells, on Saturday afternoon. George Albertson, switch tender at the Pennsylvania round house, at Harrisburg, was Instsatly killed Saturday morning by no engine running ever him. Gerald Alpkeus 8. Williams, Congres sional Representative from Mlchigan/dted yesterday hi Washington. Ha command ad the Twelfth Corps at Gettysburg. The body ofH endrlck Washburn, a most estimable young man, of Middlaboro, Maas., gas arrived home from Trinidad, where he waa shot in a theatre by a drunken rough. The troubles at Jackson, Breadhitt Co have ceased. A detachment of State Guardi are now stationed to the court house. J. W. Lydon has been unanimously elected Coun ty Judge. At Zanesville, Ohio, on Friday, Judge Malsch sonteaced Dr. Hayl, the grave robber, to one year's imprisonment, and a flae of 81,000. Baton, hi* accomplice, waa sentenced to four montha' Imprisonment, and 8100 fine. At Bangor, Me., Saturday, an ice garga formed below the dam, tha river being full of It for thirteen miles. It was feared th* city would suffer damage, but at last ac count* th* went was over. The notes of the denominations of 85080 and 810,000, t* he b* issued after January 1,1879,differ somewhat to appearance from the legal tender nates now to ctroulatton. The else ef the notes will however be the acme. Lot Clark and BUI White, two moat Im portant witnesses in tha Louisiana election trouble case, while on tbslr wayjto give their testimony before th* Grand Jury,were kUled by armed men at Shreveport, on Sat urday. » The sub committees, appelated by the select committees ef the Senate and Wtw. to visit the south to investigate th* earns* of the yellow fever epidemic, and If any plan can be devised to prevent a recurrence of the same, expect to leave Washington Memphis and New Orleana and vicinity. The Bngllsh newapapers coatlnne to pub lish accounts ef the distress throughout the country. At Sheffield there is great suffer lnr, and the ladies committee,in connection with the Mayor's relief fend, have a hun dred women making clathing and distribut ing relief. Employers In the manufactured Iron trade in th* North of Bngland claim before the Arbitrators a five per cent, redaction la consequence of the depression to business. The men elatm that tha price of labor is al ready lower than It has bean during tha past twenty year*. has Had frnm A 4 that meer's tha Sb •f on for jii ALL OYER THE PIBTF8ULA. Frultland, Wleomlco aounty, Md.. ha* a two-headed rabbit ' * 0° Jtnoary l*t BUhop Icott will dedicate Milton'* naw M. K. Church. James M. Dodd died at hi* raaldane* near Moorton, after a abort illness, on Monday p B / rn *> h " been ra^laetod President of the Doreheator and Delaware Railroad. ing out It of The Newark M. B. Church choir will give a concert in Delaware, Collage Oratory Christmas night. -™ in . e J » hn Qumdrxi, aged 18 year#, was duck shooting at Ocean City, laat week, he was accidently killed. A State Temperance Convantten will bs held In Smyrna on Thursday, Friday and Saturday of next week. At the Sussex county almshouse were slaughtered eighteen hogs on Mondav laat that weighed 6,000 pounds. Ellas T. Booth,wh# shot Edward D. Mile band at Harrington, on Thursday, Is 65 years old, and au ex-member of the Legie lature of Delaware. 16 .f J tk ® breaking oat of th* war the Math* oaiBtp or Dorchester cfrcmlt were to nneb excited that th© congregations mxch reduced. i P r -*? 1T,d Q< Bowman, recently of Mary del, Md., was, a few week* ago in the Nor ristown Coart of Pennsylvania, granted an "baalute divorce from fcsryE. Bowman,his on the Aa to At bl* by were Mr. P. Hendrickaen, Millington, Md.,ha* a calf one week old that weight 118 pou of the Short Horn Durham stock. The _ erage weight of a calf at that age Is shorn 80 pounds. It coat a youag man named Marvel 86 and coats to throw a quid of tobacoe to the face of Rev. Mr. Walton, while h* waa en gaged la prayers at fibephtrd'a Chapa), la Carol fas county, Md. ndfc ? r the wa. at a? Hog Island, nntke Atlantic aid* of Vir ginia's Eastern Shore, is gen* snre eaougb. The waves roe* into th* tro* tops la th* great storm of Oetober M, and bav* net yet receded. It to supposed that tha island sank. It is stated by the engteem that If th* ship canal rues by the way of tha Chop tank direct to tb* Breakwater, neither locks, feeder* nor force-pamp* will be needed. The canal would be In effect a river joining the two beys now divided by the Peninsula. Thl# proposed river will be a salt water stream. SAD FAMILT AFFLICTIGN. The family of Mr. W. H. Griffith, siding No. 338 East Fourth street is at present suffering trom a sad affliction. Ihe ion, s yon tv -im of fins abilities and geod reputi- . a* just died nnd while preparations .. -re being made tot his fun eral their daughter died yeiterdsya/^rnoer, This is the second edition of the kind that has fallen on this family. our the M. of the ■ at re R. THE CHRISTMAS ENTERTAIN MENT: — Jol a waa who gyr *n jotabm houbay avtaib torru xrr bt pnor. cbabb, and ho puriia. Tho Christmas entertainment given by the pupils of Prof. Jamas E[. Crabb'a Wil mington Academy, St the Opera House, Saturday evening, waa well attended. In all its phases it was an anjoyabla affair. The exercises of the evening opened with a grand tripple march, lad by Miaaas Mamie S. Brattan, Nellie N. Ewbanks, Hattie M. Frishuuth, Ids May Loomis, and Masters Grant S. Bio* *■« Frank D. Carpenter. Fallowing ibis earns the open ing address by Alonaa H. Carlisle, which waa very wall delivered, and after a full chorus, "Th# Rover," by the school, a musloal and tableau allegory, entitled, "The Seven Agee," wae presented. This i part in by eleven scholars and consisted of'll tableaux with appropriate music. Clara G. Crabb next sang "Grand pa's Vacant Chair," very nicely. Farther on in th* programme came a farce entitled "Qhosts," by H. W. Glower and G. ff. Riggs that; was quite good in ita way. Another prominent feature of the affair was Jama* H. Crabb's Grand Original Christmas entertainment, entitled "Christ among tha poor and rich," which claoad with a grand double march and a diatributioa of Christmas gift*. The eo tfrtainmeat redacts great credit upon ;Prof. Crabb that cor the by ad most he Co W. Coun grave a waa garga full th* ac from the Im give Sat the of of al it frnm that waa taken THE NORTH EAST ACCIDENT. A fatal accident occurred at North East, Md , on Friday, 18th iast., a* already stated in the Hixald, th* circumstance* of whieh|are a* fellows t Israel R. Dean (son-in-law of Wm. Scetton, Esq., general manager of th* Mc Cullough Iron Company), Jaoob W. Campbell, C. Foard, Samuel Bouckell, and faur other employes ef the Company, \ engaged in pushing a heavily loaded along the branch track leading from th* P., W. A B. road to tha rolling mill, whan on* of the caps suddenly and nnexpectodly broke in pises*, which precipitated th* coal oar and these engaged in pushing it to the ground. Samuel Bonohtll wm un fortunately caught beneath tha tolling car, which toppled over and fell upon on* aide of the track, and waa instantly killed, and J. W- Campbell wu considerably, but not totally, hurt by th* coal, which toll around him from tha car and entirely covered the lower part of hi* person, and bruised it very muoh: A post mortem examination •f th* body af the unfortunate man wu made by Dr. P. I. Housekeeper, who also took charge of the ir;''r-d mac. Mr. Camp bell; and.he is now < Jaseiit. w*rs car AMUSEMENTS. John T. Raymond the great American comedian will appear at the Grand Opera Houae this evening in Bartley Campbell's new comedy success "Risks" or "Insure your Life," in which he takes the part of Pemberton Pembroke, supported by his own firBt class company. It is unnecessary to say any thing ef Mr. Raymond's acting, we all know what aoeomedian he is, Let a toll house greet him. Charlotte Thompson, appears aa Julia th* Hunchback on Christmas night. Th# latest New York success, "Almost a Life" will b* produced hara on .Saturday evening next, Dec. 28th. Th# play is now on its third month in th* Staadard Theatre New York. A powerful oast in aluding two groat and popular favorites, Miss Mary Davenport and Miss Emily Rigl. for now jii a * A SATURDAY NIGHT BLAZE The alarm ot Ira Saturday evening, was caused bv the burning ot the frame build ing on Orange street below the Railroad ocaupied by Mr. JohD Groen as a a<iah and moulding factory. Tb* engine* tamed out promptly and exti nguish'd the fire which, by the time the alarm was given wm blazing fiercely, having enveloped the whole of tha inside of the second story The damage will be from about $408 to $500, and is partly covered by insurance. It is strongly suspicioned that the fire is of incendiary arigin. he bs 65 an on SACRED HEART CHURCH FAIR. This evening the fair for the benefit of the German Catholic Church of the Sacrod Heart, commence* in the Institute Hall Aa thia church is such a beautiful addition to the churches of our oitv, and was *oa menaad and built in such poor and htrd times; it deserves and surely used* the patronage of every well-meaning citizen. At the fair a very elegant vestment chasu. bl* valued at about $100, will b* voted for by the respective congregations. "SUGAR AWFUL" GAINING NOTf. RIETY. 86 la A black boy, utmed Sugar Rothws ti_ ? r Awful," as people more fr ^ iarly call him, has been making hi m«lf vary busy about town for some tier .TT.! breaking windows, upsetting ash bor : „ B nd the Ilk#, and far these miedemeat J0 „ h. wa. before the Mayor some time » Saturday night ha was again area r or aaaaahing a small boy namer , 8 T ^ m „ Ryan. This charge not bein/ , iaf t*ined at vfti diimi 08 ©d. 4 a TWO VALUABLE V ,'ORK6. Mr. H. C- Gold.borough m »k#a use of our lorol columns to annou BC , thlt h# u the sol* agent m Wllmin/ ;(on for H#n _ M. Bumey'* great wor' * "Through the Dark Continent," and alt w for th . Library of Poatey and rong, met ooriaI , ddiUoll of Wm. Cullen Bryant's w <r ks. Mr. Golde terongh can b# found at th- Washington House, 203 Market 1st a( timc du ^„_ the day. " SENT TO TH» , ALMS HOUR. Lawrence Kiegar ,y ( *ho cam e to th* police station on 0f .lurdar, in n destitute condition , was senf . to tbs' almshouse. WflRam Mahon;, a sailor on th* aehooner ■ B.OarmtohaeL.was aecidontally drowned at Baltimore, oaTrldsy night R. by Wil In D. open full a This and ff. way. affair a eo ;Prof. f ■ ■o. The most varied assortment of goods suitable for Christmas Presents that can be found in the city. We have opened a special de partment for the Holidays, which is stocked with a variety of new and beautiful articles which combine utility with beau ty, and are therefore doubly de sirable. We have opened this depart ment for the benefit of all, but more particularly to accommo date those living in the upper section of the city. There is no necessity for purchasers going down town, while we can make it to the advantage of those liv ing down to come up, as we will offer many classes of goods at least from 40 to 50 per cent, be low the regular prices. Our stock consists of Satchels, Ladies Companions, Pocket Books, Silk Handkerchiefs, Linen Handkerchiefs, Handkerchiefs in boxes, Napkins, Cuffs and Collars, Fancy Hosiery, Combs and Brushes Ladies Kid Gloves, And a variety oi other useful articles which give us an assort ment ot CHRISTMAS GOODS, out of which no one can fail to select something pleasing. Call upon us, and we will take great pleasure in showing our stock. Store open until 10 o'clock every evening. East, Mc W. and th* th* it un car, and not the it w*rs car of ef a ti_ nd h. or „ of u _ the of " JAMES A. SANDERS, E. Coirner Seventh & Market St., Wilmington, Del. N. —r A WILMINGTON MAN'S INVBSTM&T. The Philadelphia Tines of yesterday, eeye • J. W. Welters, arrested at Wane. maker's oa the 10th teat., -With an assorts ment of articles which he had pilfered, was given a farther hearing before Magistrate Smith yesterday. An employee et T. F. Creamer, 511 c Market etreet, was shown a half doaen children'll knit hooda found on Walters. He said Walters paid for only oa Tuesday a week ago. It further transpired that Walters had left a lot of articles In a satchel at a saloon on North Twelfth street, which were taken to Wil mington by his wife after his arrest. Walters said there were thirty or forty doses spools of cotton, but be claimed to hare bought them. He also affirmed that he wee under the Influence of liquor when arrested, and was net responsible if he had stolen anything. "Well, you're an old hand at this business," remarked the Magistrate, In committing Walters under 11,500 ball. [Walters Is a No. 800 West four painter by trade, and Ilyas at Fourth street.] CHEAP CLOTHING FOR THE HOLI DAYS. It is an undoubted fact that the finest stock ready-made clothing and Men's Fur nishing Good* in the State can be found at Samuel Cohen's New York Clothing Houae 331 Market street, Wilmington The quel tty of the goods 1* very flne, and the prices ! Oh, my I Cheap 1* no name for them. Now |ust think; overcoats as low ae 83.50, run 830. MeD'a pants from Sul s from 85 nlng up to price to 85 cents to 86.00. very fair hat for 65 cents, with linen bosom and cufls and the body oi good York twilled muriiu tor 850 cents; Oner shirts for 81.00; the very best that Is manufactured, 81 35. Four-ply linen col lara, 3 for 35 cents. Men's heavy knit un dershlrt* and drawers, from 35 cento to 81.35. Paper collars, per bucket of ten, 10 cente. This house manufactures most ol their own goods. At these prices, Is it any wonder that they are doing the largest clothing business in Wilmington f Want ol space will not allow us to enumerate the low prices of this stock to detail. We would advise everyone seeking for anything to the clothing to pay a visit to the New York Clothing House, 331 Market street. Has a lot of pants on hand and will sell them at half f rice. to 825; a Wbt'e shirts FINE TOBACCO. A fine-flavored cigar is a luxury; a choice brand of chewing tobacco is solacing, and good smoking tobaeco In a mer ebaum or brier-wood pipe Is something to be desired by all lovers of the weed. We are happy to be able to inform our readers where such articles can always be found in abundance, and at the most reasonable prices. We allude to the large and commo dious wholesale &Dd retail atore of of 8. W. Schultz. No. 8 East Fourth street. Here can be found all the choice brands of chew ing and smoking tobacco, Imported and do mestic cigars, singly or by the box, and a most beautiful assortment ol meerebaum, brlerwood, clay and fancy pipes. A call at this store and an examination of the large and superb stock, will convince any one that here Is the place to obtain good and cheap goods. Mr. Schultz keeps continually on hand a supply of the old genuine Wheeling a togas, made from the beet Kentucky tobacco, which be Is soiling for two cents apiece. declfiitf TO THE PUBLIC. As there has beeo considerable talk and advertising in different ways by oyster deal ere I take this opportunity to Inform the Jubllc that I was tho first to advertise 'solid measure," and loglvlngwbatladver tlaed, my business has so Increased that It doubles that of any other house In the city. We keep three expert hands busy, and manner of opening oysters leave them tlrcly free from shell, as we use wbat Is known as the Boston "stabbing knife." Our oysters cannot help being fresh as they are received every morning direct from Crlsfleld land other points, and the live business we do enables us to supply customers with the freshest. Our prices are low as the lowest, and we supply oys ters by the quart, gallon, bushel or barrel, delivered to any part of the city, country or town. Churches and fairs furnished at 80 cents per gallon. Just try our measure and seo for yourself. our en our Respectfully, A. L. Ainbcow, 711 Shipley Street. SOCIETIES. MEETINGS THIS (MONDAY) EVENING. Delaware Lodge, No. 1, I. O. O. F.. at Odd Fellow^ Hal]. Herman Lodge, No. 20, I. O O. F at. Odd Bellows'ILtll. ' Wilmington and Brandywine Council, Not A, O. U. A. id. at Mechanics' Hall, 219 King street. Wilmington Council,N. 5 Jr. O. U. A. M. at Jr. O. U. A. M. Hall, Fifth and Market streets. Enterprise Circle B. U. C. A., at Hall 506 Mirket street. Washington Lodge, No. 1, K. of P„ at Knights ot Pythias Hall, 211 Market street. Washington Lodge, No. 3, A. O. of G. F. at McClary's Building. Star of Bethlehem Division, No, 7,8. T., Ninth and French streets. MinquA Tribe,No. 8,1. O. K. M. at th Maris' Balding, Sixth and Shipley streets, SMOKERS ARTICLES FOR THE HOLI DAYS. of Probably ope of the finest stocks of cigars. g ar< ! mr L rchaum kood* to (the city n£r b ^ 0nnd « 8 " llh '* °P er » House ?'° re ' No ' 8!1 Marhet street. Mr f "J" ka » Purchased this stock with a view to the holldi*js. Ail persons who desire smokers articles should give him a call w111 ® D<1 th«y have acted to their fn7*h taKe 'in M '\ 8m,th has * re Putatlon for the quality of his goods, and bis prices a esucta as to defy competition in bis line -.■^.^"bler named Crabb attacked his pal, wsitov itorms, while standing on the rear platform of the rear car ol the Grand Trnuk throi'i " e K.L, R i^ Wty I Mlchl 3 an i cut hla throat, robbed him of 8600, and then threw tbe tra *° • Storms struck a snow bank, » D d crawled to a farmer's house, 8,relcaI a,a w *» summoned. He cannot recover. W^5I®R~7 A . n "6 e nt In every city and see«fSn tl liL t 5£ aaco on i?Utlonary pnek a5d tSL. da y> ar «; Write for Sample and Terms. CHARLES T. EDWARDS. 1030 Market street Pblia, Pa. TH1 PHOPLB'8 COLUMN. Henceforth we will niv« » „„i to correspondence upL any p " n U " n d *"f for discussion. It Isexpcc^ed that n ' J; " ct ideations will be written on nM,? 01 ® 11 - of the piper, and account" '. name of th • writer. The Hemr , U ,b * he considered ns endorsing or L \T ,0 w*y retponslhli* fir the opinl of poadenu In this column ' any Mires* Mxsbb.. Editous or Mok'nino Hmu». —Gentlemen; will you allow the columns of your valuable make a contradiction to astst rn«m In yoar Issue of the 10th i n , t w h ®' represented that Alex. Cummins* J? the aforesaid date make an at" root ^ c"" bis wife with an axe. Now wb »7l. J 1111 slate Is this that I did go there with '' b to n my hand bnt with no totentlotT of , n , W# tog my wife or any member ol the fain"'; elmply went there for the purpose J ly 1 ing a conversation with my wile °/, bav - bold sacred Independent ^ I ' .' Legislature may pass. But unfortnn., 1 ? there exls.s a certain class TTZ ] 1 that vicinity who neglect therein Pi duties In order to find out eomethln»T 8t ' gatory In their neighbors- But hank °' I hsvs been married for twenty during that time I hav^ never hw nr , d tempted to lay violent hand- on r DV « though I admit I have erred. Novlh.Jr wish the public to distinctly understand Is that my wife never preferred silk charge against me. The reasons for her Li tog an application for a divorce arc , entirely different character, furthermore I have been married for twenty yean „ J ready stated and during that time I ' committed a breach of the peace as f» r her and I are concerned. My slster-ln l.L •Uted that I had not supported my f dni jj v for 4 years that I will leave for the pnb ?J to determine, as I Intend to produce evid** to the contrary, and furthermore I the public to bear Id mind that Rebecca Jane Devers Income Is not suffideot tain her to her present position without the support of my two boys, w ho I wish to support their mother and not her Fur tbermore I have kept house for Uer.'v years and I defy any butcher, bikery e ro - cer, dry goods merchant or any othr mau In public busluess to bring a claim of flv« dollars against ui, D Paper to It OH God never i to sus> Respectfully, Alex. Ccmmivos. OUR.KEYSTONE NEIGHBORS. In the colored night school in Chester, there are twenty eight scholars, all but one. A West Cheater nurseryman received a car load of peach atone.- from Mississippi for planting. A pole cat got into a school house cellar in West Whiteland Township Ti e pupils were hastily dismitsed. In the Ohestei County prison there are seven women and four babies, T .is num ber is unparallelled in the his ory of the prison. The ordinauce prohibiting the throwing of snow balls, stones and other missiles in the street? ot West Chester i- to be rigidly enforceJ. On Saturday 75,000 pounds of produce was shipped from Oxford, Pa., 36-870 pounds of which came of! of the Balt. 0. Railroad. The greater portion was poul men try. PERSONAL. Jno, O'Byrnc, Esq., delivered t r ) ad« dress comuiemor tive ol the founding of the Phiiopatrian Institute, a liter,irv soci ety of Philadelphia, at their Hall in Lo cust etreet last night, the 28th anniversary of its organization. He is one of three of the twenty original, or charter memlitri who survive. w, B. ROBINSON, WHOLESALE & RETAIL MANUFACTURER AND SEALER IN Imported nnd Domestic Peyars, plug amt smoking tobaccos. Wilmington Hela wurs. FlIlST OI.ASSWOHK, BOTTOM PiRCFSi L. B. JONES, Gent's Furnishing Goods, DRE 'S SHIRTS MADE TO ORDER A SPECIALITY. FIT GUARANTEED, No. 121 MARKET Street. Wilmington Del. (/} S w Us O K ir it ; O & I h- i A £ 1 9! O h J II o i r'. 0 ^ w k w H e n; , 55 p I H a? Z it W |1 p i o Cl s -J 9 Ul I tf i o s o i j: < o W i M -J 3 I % 5 a CL P K