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THE SUPERIOR COURT.
Ar K ulriB tl»e .lurlHdtetloa of tho AÎ unlolpal a for UniimsoN .Against I'., W. A II. Railroad Company. Soon after opening of superior court yesterday afternoon week Judge Cullen charged the jury in the case of Annie Marie Williams, colored, vs. tho Walton & Whann Company. The charge was complete and impartial and to deliver it half an hour was required. At 3.35 o clock the jury retired. After a long wait, during which time thoro >vas no business beforo the court, tho judges departed, saying, thoy Avould return when a verdict was reached, if it Wero not after 10.30 o'clock in tho ing. At that hour been agreed upon and in a uencc tho jurors had to remain in lo court house all night. Court con vened punctually Thursday and im mediately after its assembling Judge Cullen ordored that tho jury return to the court room. Through the foreman tho jurors reported they had been unable to agree upon a verdict. Judgo Cullen remarked that it Avas very unfortunato and said ho thought 12 men as intolli K nt as tho jurors seemed to be should ve agreed upon a verdict in the time they had. Binco thoy persisted it would be impossible for them to agree, ho added he would discharge them. During the moro than 18 hours thoy Wero out tho jurors took several ballots, all of which resulted ten to two in favor Tho two dissenting Jurors, it is said, wero Messrs. Cleaver and Rcybold. Binco the jury could not agree that the defendant company avûs rcsjionsiblo for tho death of Joshua Williams, the amount of damages was Hot considered at all. Tho trial of tho caso began February 23d and its progress Avas watched Avith ranch interest. Great interest centered in its result since it would determine three other cases of a similar nuturo aguinst the Walton A Whann Com pany. The cast! will probably be re tried this term. On motion of Benjamin Kields the caHo of Selma ilummcll vs. tho Walton A Whann Company avus continued until next term. E. G. Bradford asked that tho defence in the case of tho State vs. ex-Tax Col lector Dougherty and his sureties file its pleas. Mr. Nields and John II. Rodney, counsel for tho defence, prom ised to do so. Court took a recess until 2 o'clock, when argument on tho jurisdiction of the municipal court in the case of the Btate vs. Andrew Casey will begin. The caso of Alexander II. Lyle, ad ministrator of Edwin B. Lyle, vs. the B. A P. Railroad Company, has been set tled, as also has tho caso of Samuel F. Jones vs. Davis A Brother. The caso of Maggie Harkins vs. the Pullman Paluec Car Company has been removed to the United States court, and will bo tried at tho June term. The case Avas removed to tho United States court, because tho defendant company is chartered in Illinois. The superior court took all of Thurs day afterno n in hearing argument on a writ of certiorari. Thu case is that of Andrew Casey, d. b., vs. tho State of Delaware, p. b., and involves the juris diction of the municipal court. There several cases depending on the result of th(a case. H. II. Ward and II. C. Turner represent tho complainant and City Bolicitor Curtis represents the State. Casey, who is a licousod liquor dealer, Avas lined in the municipal court $1U0 for selling on Sunday. Beforo paying the tine lie concluded to take the matter to the superior court, he being ol the opinion the loAver court hnd no juris diction the case. Mr. Ward mado the opening argument and took the en tire afternoon. His contentions wero : —A person licensed to sell intoxi ig liquor is the only person who can be guilty of tho specific offence of the aule of liquor on the Lord's duy, commonly called Sunday. Second—-The penalties imposed upon viction for the sale of intoxicating liquors upon Sunday relate only to licensed dealers, inasmuch as a second conviction ished by a for two years, ly offence of which unlicensed dealer can be guilty under tho laws reguluting the sale of intoxicating liquors in tiiis State is tho sale without u license, and the penalties provided upon different from those posed in case of the violation of such laws by a licensed dealer. Fourth—A general inspection of tlielaAvs reluting to the sale of intoxicating liq in this State conclusively shows that the :d assembly has kept dearly i the distinction between licensed a licensed dealers, not only as ; prohibited, but also 11 cvcn vcrdict had conso of the plaintiff. I )1 such a inisdemc; forfeit of the conv ict's lice Third—The r _ and to offences us to penal Avliich ties which Fifth—The laws relating to the triulof licensed dealers for c laws of this »State, »(fences aggiust the d to the punish ments imposed on them upon conviction, conclusively shows that the only tribunal Avhich can now have jurisdiction of such general sessions of Uq : offene is the court the peace, Ac. Sixtli—Acting under tlio powers 1 by section 15, article U, constitution of the Stute of lJeluAvure.lhe general assem bly, by chapter 207. volume XViI.,Lawa of Deluwarc. established an inferior called "the municipal court for the city of Wilmington," and gave to it jurisdiction to uquire of, bear, try and linully determine l .1 those criminal matters and offenses k mineralcd iu suid section of said article pf the constitution committed ivithiu said [city, and to punish ail perso of said offenses, agreeably t< this State. .Seventh—Acting under the pow f er rod by said section 15, article (», consti tution oi' the State of Delaware,tiie general assembly by said chapter 207, volume XV11., Delaware laws, further enacted that "prosecutions in tlio municipal court shall be by information, without indict ment by grand jury, or trial by petit jury," and that •'there shall be no appeal from said municipal ' court to tho court of sions of the peace and jail not involved . i convicted the laws of general delivery, except in in this discussion." Eighth—The offence with which tlio defendant below in this case stood charged, uj/penrs by the record, is not an offence umerated iu section If*, article 0, of tho I amended constitution, and, therefore, is I expressly not included in the jurisdiction I of the said municipal court. 1 Ninth—Whenever a new, limited, sum ■ znory and penal jurisdiction, providing for T trial by information only, without indict ment by a grand jury, or trial by petit jury, ©r the right of appeal, is conferred r in a new inferior court, in derogation common law, statutory and constitu tional rights, the statutes conferring such .jurisdiction will be strictly construed, and a doubt as to tiie construction thereof will lx: resolved in such a way as Avili preserve auch common law, statutory und constitu tional rights. Mr. v* aid cited many authorities and quoted freely from the State constitu tion to show that a licensed dealer charged with selling liquor on Sunday is entitled to be indicted by grand jury and to bo tried by petit jury; that ho must ho prosecuted by tlio attornoy * general; tiiht tho attorney-general shall receive extra compensation, to be taken from tho fine imposed; that the sheriff shall set vc tiie warrant; that the judg ment slit 11 ho a lieu against defendants' real estate; that tho fines aro made pay able into tho treasury of tiie State. There was a similar caso before tlio municipal court soon after its creation. John Dunto, charged with selling on Sunday, Avas represented by Ignatius C. Grubb and, Mr. Tumor Avas deputy attorney-general. "Mr. Turner appears on the otner (fide in the present case," remarked Mr. Warily and the court smiled. In the Dunn caso Walter Cummins, the then judge, decided that )ie had no jurisdiction under the act creating tho municipal court. Judge Ball, who was present yesterday after noon, remarked that that decision was afterwards rovoraed and Mr. Turner added that it was never tiled. The suporior court devoted tho entire morning to hearing tho argument of City Solicitor Curtis on the writ of cer tiorari involving the jurisdiction of the municipal court. After some introduc tory remarks ho contended on behalf of the State : "That the language of section 15, article 6 of the constitution is broad enough to includo all tho sales of in toxicating liquor mado contrary to law, whether by licensed or unlicensed vendor. The state of the law in 1831 shows that the intention of the constitu tional convention was to confer power the Legislature to invest in an in férieur court full jurisdiction of sales of intoxicating liquor contrary to law. At that time the only restriction salo of intoxicating liquor tho prohibition of its less quantities than ing generally no lie sale in quart. Spoak was required to sell intoxicating liquor, but certain pro hibitions Avere provided. It is con tented, therefore, that the section related to tiie offence of selling 'contrary to law,' that is to say, contrary to such provisions of law as then existed which should thereafter bo enacted by tho Legislature with reference to the salo of intoxicating liquor. "Again, the use of the words'criminal 15 shows tho inten tion to refer to classes of offences rather than specific offenees. It is also urged that broad construction should be given becauso the matter dnder con sideration is the construction of stitutioual provision and not a legislative statute. All In tho Btatute which rclato directly to the act of sell ing liquor are by necessity implication, incorporated in tho license and made parts of it. In other words a salo by a licensed vendor on Sunday, a sale to a minor or a sale of liquor to bo drunk off the premises are sales contrary to his license and, therefore, without licenso. "Again, tliero i penalties imposed on a liconsod dealer for a laAv and public interests matters' in scctk a con 1 rohibi 1878 tio difference in the licensed and violation of the require that jurisdiction should be upheld in order lo afford relief to the court of general sessions of tbo peace, &c., in taxed with business, and in order to save expense to the county. All the provisions of tho 1873 and 1881 apply to acts of uliccnsed a woll as to licensed dealers aud all •ere passed prior to the act of 1883, sating tlio municipal court and giving to it jurisdiction authorized by consti tution." Recess was taken until 2.30 o'clock. In superior court Friday afternoon IL C. Turner made the closing argu ment on the Avrit of certiorari involving the jurisdiction of the municipal court, lie replied to tho contentions of the State and reiterated tho contentions of ids associate, H. H. Ward, consuming almost an hour and a half. Tho case, Mr. Turner soid, is one of tho most important court. The question is, did the general assembly, in the section creating the municipal court, give it jurisdiction the offence in question. Tho amended constitution followed the act of 1827. There was then no such offences as sell ing liquor on Sunday, selling to habit ual drunkards, selling to minors, selling liquor to bo drunk off tho premises filing on election day. Under the act creating the inferior court tho judge of that court is tho autocrat of all the Rus sias. The municipal court has triple power—sole and exclusive jurisdiction, sole and original jurisdiction and con current jurisdiction Avith the justices of tiie peace. Its jurisdiction over licensed dealers' offences is tion act creating tiie court. All the liquor cases Avhich it can dccido unlicensed venders. Licenses before the usurped jurisdic offence not included in the those of granted and taken atvay by the court of general sessions. In the act of 1885, which lie himself drew he did not intend to include what he did not enumerate. A penal statute is bound to bo strictly construed. The specific offence of sell ing liquor on Sunday can only be com mitted by a licensed dealer. If licensed vendor sells on Sunday he is indicted nbt for selling on Sunday but for selling without a license. The court of general sessions is the only place such cases can and ought to be ♦rloil. The judge of the municipal coui. ,msgreater power than the three judges of the superior court and the four judges of tho court of oyor and terminer, lii a tine is imposed for a violation of tho liquor laAv tho municipal court cannot put a lien upon tho property for tho amount. Mr. Turner remarked that he has nothing against Judgo Ball, 6cientious and able a judgo as tho bench or over Avili sit thereon. The speaker said he believes tho muni cipal court should huvo a jury panel, lie asked for a proper dccisi he added, lie. felt sure would be given. At Saturday morning's session of superior court J. II. Hoffecker, Jr., presented a petition for tiie setting aside of tho sheriff's salo of real estate of Mrs. Sarah P. Mason, in Blackbird hundred. Lilburno Chandler appeared for Joseph P. Nichols,the purchaser and judgment creditor. The property is iu two tracts, aggregating 130 acres, and Avas sold three times by the sheriff. Tho first time it a vas sold for $500, subject to a mortgage, interest and costs, amounting to $2<643; the second time for $400, and the last time for $200. Tiie claim made for set ting aside the sale was gross inadequacy of price. Many persons testified iii regard to tho valuo of tho laud, the bench mado a calculation, and tho court decided that tho estimates of tiie Avit nesscs did not sUoav inode would shock tho sense o Conse Lew trial of the liams, colored, vs. the Walton & Whann Company at this term and stated seve ral reasons for his request. Benjamin Nields objected, declaring that lie did not know of such a thing having been (lone beforo and contending that to put tiie case again before a jury of the same panel would bo unfair. The court said question and it would not like to decide tho matter without the presence of the chief justice. Mr. Vandegrift, therefore withdrew his ap plication. At his request tiie trial of tiie ense at the next term was mado per emptory. J. II. Hoffecker, Jr., obtained an order^to transfer of tho property No. 412 Lom bard street from Charles C. and Augusta Behringer to Frank M. Parris and wife. The proporty, Avliich was owned by Augusta Behringer, Avho has since died, sold by her to Mr. and Mrs. Parris. Her death occurred before tiie papers were passed and CharlcB C. Behringer, as executor, desires to complete the transfer. ; at , which, quacy which f tho court, confirmed, asked for a ro of Annie Marie Wil qucntly the sale 1 »•is C. Vandegrift applied for and make valid the Court adjourned until Monday. The trial of tho caso of lie: enry D. . tho P.,W. & B. R. It. Co., by special jury, began Monday morning in superior court. Lore & Emmons repre sent tlio plaintiff and George Gray and George V. Massoy the defendant. The amount of damages desired has not been stated. After stating tho case Charles B. Adams Loro called the plaintiff. Mr. Adams testified that ho left hisJhomeatOgdens burg December 25th, 1800, for Harring ton, to coino to thin city going to Philadelphia on brother tickets for both at tho statlbn at Har rington. While they wore near tho door of tho gentlemens waiting room in going to the train tho latter started. They walked briskly to the cars, his brother leading. Witness had caught hold of two rails of a car platform and had one foot on the lower stop when ho was seized from behind by Conductor William II. Lodge, who jerked him three times in an attempt to break his hold. After his foot had been loosed ho was dragged a short distance by tho train and after his hold had been broken he was thrown by tho conductor to thestution platform. Then tho conductor got aboard the car and the train continued • Witness declared he was sore for two or three weeks after tho assault mitted and he suffered mentally because of the disgrace. Ho was employed by ids brother as a sawyer and subsequent to the assault, when ho attempted heavy lifting, there was a giving way small of his back. Because of had to engage in lighter business. In reply to Mr. Gray's cross-examination witness could not tell exactly why he felt disgraced. On redirect examination be said he did not hear anybody call "ail aboard." Further cross-examina tion was conducted by Mr. Massey. Roger B. Adams, brother of the plaintiff, gave a similar account of tho assault and said his brother's loss from loss of time amounted to $200 or $300. On redirect examination he stated that lie heard of tho train. Charles W. Wroten, who accompanied tho Messrs. Adams to Haîrington, do ibed the assault. He said lie had in thcra to Philadcl preparatory HU with him and obtained its journey. s co in in tho this ho notice given of tho starting tended to accom phia, but tho skirmish prevented hint getting on tho train. lie went to the ticket office and got back the money ho had paid for a ticket. John C. Thrawley, who was assistant Harrington, testified that the conductor throAV the plaintiff to the station platform Avith such forcé that his bodv bounded. William 1'. Sharp testified that tho plaintiff's fall press agent at h violent; he fell shoulders and had his coat torn. George R. Jones said tiie fall was rather violent. He saw hia difficulty of the plaintiff getting on the train had he not been interfered Avith by tiie conduc tor. On cross-examination lie stated that the conductor fell partially and that tiie two falls. Thomas Evans testified that tho plain tiff after his fall put his hand hip and limped. Mr. Lore rested for tho plaintiff at 12.05 o'clock. In outlining the defence Mr. Gray said the conductor, who stood on the plat form of a forward car, glanced down tho station platform and saAV tho plain tiff, who evidently was intoxicated, making an unsuccessful attempt to get aboard the train, and the conductor to the man and attempted to rescue him his imminent peril, possibly using considerable force to prevent him fall ing under tho train. Simon C. Long, assistant engineer of tiie Delaware railroad, described a trac ing of Harrington station, tiie railroad tracks, &c., which was admitted i donee. Five photographic vieAvs of tiie station, its approaches aud environments Avere also admitted. Conductor Lodge testified that ho thought the plaintiff was in danger when he grabbed him. lie used force in breaking the man's hold. Ho swung hint clear of tho track and then'lot him fall. all fours had partially two ■ r\ l Witness declared his intention avus to save the plaintiff from being thrown under the train. The man Avas intoxicated and running along Avith the train but not going fast enough to keep tip with it. lie had difficulty in break ing the man's hold. After the witness jumped on tho platform of tho , tho train going too rapidly for him to get on tho platform at which tho struggle occurred. On cross-examina tion ho repeated that the plaintiff ivas drunk, lie saw him staggering about the station platform before lie went m:%r the train. If placed in the same position lie would do the same thing again. It Avas impossible for him to assist the man aboard. What ho did Avas done with the intention of saviug the injury. If the plaintiff had held ils of tho ear platform until lie reached the high platform ho would have been struck by it. ( >n redirect ex amination Avitness stated that it is gen erally thought by railroad when fell from ' Hi that person is running with a train and attempting to board it the individual is in great danger of being thrown under the cars. Recess until 2.30 o'clock In superior court Monday afternoon the trial of tho token. of Henry D. Adams . tho 1'., W. & B. Railroad Company •as resumed. mes II. »Salmons testified : "I was brakemau of tho train Adams trying to get on. lie tried to get on tho ond passenger car 'while tlio train s in motion. lie could not keep up Avitli tiie train, and I thought ho Avould get killed. If he had held on ho would have been struck by the high platform, and if he had let go ho might havo rolled under tiie train. What Lodge did, I think, was tlio best tiling that could have been donc. I would havo done tlio sumo thing. My instructions to not allow people to get to permit them to stand on tlio car platforms while tho moving. These instructions aro for tho protection of tho public." Frederick L. Mitchell testified: "I avus baggage master of tlio train. Lodge j orders to signal tho engineer to start. 1 do not remember whether Lodge shouted 'all aboard.' It was his custom off gave to do HO." James P. Downward, who recently entered tho employ of the railroad pany, testified : "I saw Adams hold of tlio car railing with his left hand. I thought ho Avould fall under tho cars and fearing lie would bo killed I turned my head. Adams' face was flushed, which, I supposed, was caused by drink. An hour later I saw him at the hotel and I suid 'that man did you a ou out.' Adams e did not do mo a Adams trip trying to get Adams catch kindness by pulling y swore and declared 'h kindness.' I tAvice while ho train. Nino times out of TO that I havo seen him lie has been under the iuiiucncc of liquor." Jason V. Simmons, a lumber dealer at Farmington, testified: "I got off tho train at Harrington. About the tiino going rapidly. I think tho conductor did Adams a kind ness. I expected to sco him roll under the train. I considered his position perilous beforo tlio conductor went to him. The conductor handled him 'Avith out gloves.' Under tho circumstances I think he should havo been bundled as roughly as ho Avas. I am not a railroad 'dead-beat.' " the Adams reached it it John W. Kane, who is employed by a lumber dealer at Harrington, testified: "When Lodge wont to was hanging to the car Atitli his loft hand. I told Lodge lie did Adams a kindness, meaning that ho had saved ' life. I think*Adumfl was a little tho latter 'liquorized.* railroad. This is tho only pass I have (producing a mileage book) and it cost mo $20." I have no free pass on the Nimrod Minnor testified: "I heard Lodge call 'all aboard.' Adams bad time to get on. lie getting crippled Lodge all lie could do to got on. Adamà was holding conductor did right." Trial of thri in danger of killed. It cave with his left hand. The of Henry D. Adams . the P., W. A B. Railroad Company avus resumed in superior court Tuesday morning and pushed vigorously. Mark A. Jones testified : "I am a inspector. 1 saw Adams car hand rail Avith his going faster than lie was run ning and if lufhad let go nothing could have saved him from falling under the wheels. Lodge saved Adams from great peril. Adams could not get bocauso tho speed of the train creasing overy instant. I he did not have either foot on'the step." Joseph Green testified : "I am a line for the Western Union Telegraph Company. I think Adams position w very dangerous." Ezekiel Fleming testified : "I am a lumber dealer at Harrington and have a grist mill and enrriago factory there. Lodge performed a doubti i hanging loft hand. to the Th ; tram the car i:i positive od act. There is my mind that Adams' posl very dungcrous. lie was liable to bo badlv injured. .Tames W. Smith testified: "Adams Avas very mad when ho arose from tho station platform. He said if he kncAv who pulled him ho would knock Hie man doAvn. Adams might have had a drink, but I Avould not say ho Avas drunk." Simon C. Lobg a\\is recalled and testi fied: "I havo be years. 1 havo lion a railroader for 10 at least 25 persons Avhoso hold slipped from a hand rail Avhile a train was moving, and in almost every instance they wero in jured." Bradford Murphy, Dchvwarc railroad trainmaster, described tho instructions given to railroad employes in regard to passengers getting on and off moving trains and told why the instructions are given. The defence closed at 11.10 o'clock, after Avliich Charles B. Lore called many Avitnesses to rebut the testimony that Adams Avas drunk. They all said ho Avas not drunk. At 11.55 o'clock taking testimony ceased. Next Harry Emmons recited the prayers of the plaintiff and quoted Authorities. At 12.25 o'clock ho began the opening argument, continuing until 1 o'clock, Avlieu recess for an hour was taken. Argument in tho case of Henry D. Adams vs. the 1'., W. & B. Railroad Company Avas resumed in tho superior court Tuesday afternoon. Harry Emmons took half an hour in finishing his address and concluded at 2.80 o'clock. Ho Avas followed by George V. Massey, who spoke an hour. Next Senator Gray Avas heard, continuing until 4.15 o'clock, when court adjourned. Charles B. Loro made tho closing argu ment tills morning, talking tAvo hours, during his address ho said "the plaintiff is entitled to damages just as much, if they were suing, as Grover Cleveland, tho ex-Prcsident, David B. Hill, who is to bo President (suggested by George V. Massey), or Benjamin Harrison, avIio Avants to be President again." Mr. Lore indulged considerably in sarcasm, lie asked that tho plaintiff be re munerated for his physical and mental suffering and bo compensated for any permanent disability lie may have sus tained. Tho charge of the court began at 12 o'clock, and 15 minutes later the given to the jury. Immediately after tbo retirement of the jury in tho Adams caso a jury was drawn to try tho case of John E. Cook vs. Wilmington City Electric Company. Levi C. Bird and Andrew E. Sanborn represent the plaintiff, and Hoffecker A. Hoffccker tho defendant. Mr. Sanborn stated the case, saying Mr. Cook avas re turning from Avork about 6 a. m., Octo ber 24th, »' JO, and while passing the corner of Banning and Franklin streets stepped on a live electric wire lying in the path whore tho sidewalk if put clown Avould be, sustaining severe permanent in juries. Tho wire, Mr. Sanborn added, broke about 10 o'clock the night previous and avus down all night. Mr. Cook, tho plaintiff, was called by Mr. Bird and in reply to inquiries said: "When at the location in question I was •alking in tho well-defined path. I stopped on tho wire and it struck my knee, spinning me lilfo a top and knock ing me down. 1 did not see the ivire before I struck it. In consoquenco of the accident flesh is burned off the fore finger of my left hand and my eyes, head, left side, left arm and left leg aro affected. Dr. Draper attended mo tAvo months. I had no trouble Avith my eyes beforo the accident. They became affected threo or four Aveeks subsequent. 1 havo tried Avork since but cannot stand it. I had to quit because of my injuries. Mr. Trump, tho president of tho company told he was sorry tho acidcnt happened and Avould not see me Avant. IIo said lie would givo mo Avork until my hand got better. lie told mo he had an indicator in his office which would tell the circuit in which a wire Avas broken; if tiie sitting in tho office avus Avatching tho indicator it Avould tell where the break tho fault of tho storm and tho company aud employes were not responsible. There Avas only one Aviro in the neighborhood and therefore tho Aviro 1 struck could not have beon burned or broken by a Avire falling on it. Mr. Trump came to my house and offered to settle. IIo held money in his hand and I saw a $10 bill and a $5 bill. He did not tell mo what the amount was." Witness Avas cross-examined by J. H. Hoffecker, Jr., and beforo tho cross-examination ended recess until 2.3U o'clock avus taken. About 1.30 o'clock dinner for the jury in the Adams case was sent for. as. He said it w BLAINE'S CONDITION CRITICAL. 111» riiy&lclan AV Hi» llPrisido During All of I.nxt Night. Philadelphia Times upcciaL Washington, March 8.—Secretary Blaino is in an extremely critical condi tion. It is impossible for his friends to longer conceal this fact. His physician, Dr. Hyatt, puts tho best possible struction "Thoro is change to liouse reply to all inquiries: "Mr. Blaino s ~, no better." All day Mr. Blaine's temperature 1ms been high, Avith fever and occasional periods of delirium. There is no doubt that his vitality is at a low ebb and that in his enfeebled condition tiie anxiety attending tlio Novins controversy has had a depressing effect upon him. His family is greatly alarmed, and those Avho know his true condition apprehonsivo that there may bo a col lapse at any time. At 11 o'clock to night Dr. Hyatt was summoned to the Blaine residence, and a few minutes lator lie told a reporter that ho would remain there all night. Washington, March 9. —It is reported at Secretary Blaine's house this morn ing that tho secretary rested woll last night, that tho fever is gone and that he is much improved. his crise when ho says : no change but I hope for a lorrow." Tho servants at the LEVY COURT. Copies of tho Till Di»trict Assessment Lists Hung lip (nr Publia Inspection. The total of additions of names at Tuesday's session of Levy Court was 81. Business wont along quietly. Following is an illustration of what, occasionally happens iu Lew Court. An applicant named Jacob B. Slilfer appeared Tuesday. Ills voucher, William II. Pierson, said the man was to bo put examination the name Third ward list and close to it also his son "Charles Buffer's" namo. The name, however, was spolt with one "f." "I don't consider," said voucher Pier , "that that is Sliffer's namo. Ho spells his name with two "fs" and this has only one." Jolis made the motion to tho effect that the name bo transferred from the Third to the Tenth ward and that at the same time the "f" bo inserted. The motion was passed. In regard to this instance it will be re mibered that the Republican members of Levy Court for tho past week havo been in considerable tremor over chang ing or dropping or correcting a name. It is an illustration of where tho majority of Levy Court by motion lias changed its former position in such eases. In regard to the much-talkcd-of "peculiar business methods" of tho county treasurer and tax receiver, any one acquainted in any degreo Avith tho complexity of the accounts even as they necessarily statute and the system of tho Lovy Court as it has always existed would not be surprised at occassional errors among the many thousands of different items. In the first place the books are received from the Levy Court and if thoro be errors of duplication, that is not the collector's fault. Ho lias to do mand payment for each item in his duplicate. Again, the fault of apparent additional payment is just as often caused by the citizon himself. He conics to the re ceiver to pay ids tax. Supposo it is Mr. A, who has threo houses in the Third ward tho Tenth Avard list. On found on the ■Mr. according to tho of which he has re cently improved. The tax is $5.40 tiie valuo ($1200) of tho throe houses. It was about tho same last year. The receiver looked up his name, found tho amount $5.40 against it, and gives Mr. A, on payment, a receipt, less the 5 per cent rebate. But Mr. A tills year has been nutting an improvement on one of his buildings. With easy tax-payihg virtue lie has not mentioned what the assessor, unknoAvn to him has discovered, and returned as improvement Avith $1.50 additional against him. But this is not mentioned to the tax receiver by A. This tax re ceiver did not know of that little item in another part of tho book. It was the duty of Mr. A, Avho knoAV he owed some certain extra amounts to the city to honestly tell the receiver so at tho time. Avhen it would have been hunted up, found at the end of the book, and thon added to Mr. A's account. But Mr. A does no such thing. He simply sneaks off, thinking ho has gained so much money and escaped taxation. But by and by, the unpaid taxes arc handed Over to the delinquent collectors. All these little amounts and sums due improvements arc listed and all in good time, Mr. A gets his little bill for the $1.50 improvement. Ho is sur prised, then mad. Next ho writes a letter to the papers, complaining that he Avent to pay his taxes in time, in order to get the rebate, and now ho is ill treated because the receiver did not tell him that ho owed this additional sum which is gone into the delinquent tax collector's hands. Ho knew perfectly well that he owed that money to the city, but was contidont that the assessor had missed it because the receiver had not included it in his bill. His chagrin is really duo to the fact that lie has been discovered trying to dodge the payment of his taxes. In revenge he inarches around tattling about tho rascality of County Treasurer Dickey and his "peculiar business methods." If there is anything thoroughly appre ciated aud also conceded at tho present stage of this property tax question it is the fact of the extreme difficulty carrying out an exact mdthod of book keeping of the county tax levy. What largoly causes tho troublo is the improvements and transfers. These mado so often and at such contrasted dates that infinite confusion folloAvs. Tho assessor easily falls into the clerical error of duplicating revising committee fai books arc passed to the county collector iii this condition and all the condemnation of the tax-payer. Records of new transfers and improve ments are incorrectly made in tho Levy Court becauso either the buyer or seller has given inexact or incorrect informa tion. Noav purchasers have been taxed at tho same time with tho old, often strange as it may seem, becauso thoro lias been no Avay open for tho assessor to gain information. In addition to these laxities sellers of property have gone for tAvo or three years paying tiie taxes on property Avhich they have parted Avith. This accounts for tbo frequent motions passed at bate on overpaid taxes. All this calls for constant changes, erasures and correc tions in the court record. properties and the ils to correct. Tho his head falls •t i regard to rc Iu the strange condition that the prop erty tax levy duplicate comes to the county collector with its numerous ad ditional lists of items of transfers, im provements, new property items, &c., it is a wonder that the Avholo tax depart ment is not in a muddle instead of only a few isolated .mistakes found here aud there. Every member of the Lew Court, Re publicans and Democrats alike, and es pecially Chairman John W. Jolis of tlio the financo committee, realizes tho diffi culties of tlio fiscal collections. County Collector Dickey's Rucrgcstion, and one which it is understood Mr. Jolla entiroly agrees,is for a totally ucav system of book-keeping. The main point of Mr. Dickey's idea is comprised In what ho denominates a "Return Book." This is nothing moro nor less than every proporty holder in tiie county. For instance taking the divisions of cd under tlio fivo individual ledger account for tho county districts of the now Five Commissioners act each district would havo its ledger, Tlio names of property holde be arranged ulpliabeticully. »Sales and purchases would bo regularly placed to each account. This "return book" would be posted from the assessors list of property re turns. Now if tliero were such ft book in tho hands of tho court, each citizon on ap plication could formation w and corrections stead of rummaging for any particular item through a* range, of half-a-dozeu different books and his account In ould be had at sight de at sight in then not being that tho information gained is finally exact. Clerk Biggs has a pet idea also of in stituting in Wilmington hu* Ired the idea of annual property assessments. Ho claims that it would s able mistakes and trouble, that it would be much moro exact and reliablo. IIo says also that it Avould bo independent of corrections and erasures. II hibits iu his office the property assess intermin e ox ments of a certain year made hero by order of tho Legislature. "These books," Mr. Biggs said, ex hibiting them to the representative of The Gazette, "rvo the only reliable :ords in this office. Look at them" lie added, "you will not find a single scratch from cover to cover." s porfectlj' true for not a single erasure could be found in any of the books. Mr. Jolis lias an idea in this connec tion of a unification of basis of county and city assessment so far as tho two Wilmington city districts are concerned. Of course if this could boconsummated it would open the way, as he believes to a large saving of money to the tax-pay ers. It is understood that the idea is of ascertaining an assessment of city prop erty which pliall be tho standard for taxation for any or alt purposes whether for tho county ievy or for city taxation. Whatever tho county rate is it may be levied and the cltv rate it in turn may be levied independently according to its percentage. As an instance in point of the ex treino intricacy and difficulties of the existing system of property taxation accounts, John N. Carswell of the Farmers Bank who is book-keeper for County Treasurer Dickey lias been within the last day or two unsuccessful in obtaining information! from the county duplicates in regard to a prop erty transfer in which lie is personally interested. This fact was cited yester day by a Republican Lovy Courtman an illustration of tho difficulties of I present system. 'I'!:! I the LEVY COURT NOTES. Among the most frequent vouchers for applicants for assessment aro iomo of tho younger members of the letter carriers force. Among the applicants to be placed upon tho assessment list Tuesday many were found already large share of them Avere negro Levy Court met yesterday morn ing and immediately proceeded with the business of adding names. This con tinued Avithout intermission all the fore . Between 50 and CO names were added this forenoon. Copies of tho Third district assess ment, tlioso of Assessor Whann, wero hung out for inspection yesterday the following places: Sixth ward, John F. Bradley, Eleventh and French; Seventh, John L. Malone, Delaware and Jefferson Btrect; Ninth, William Sweeny, Twentieth an Market streets. The other books aro not ready yet. They are in constant use by tho court for applicants for assessment. The lias been done as opportunity and tho Third district was the books. A ' copying offered, finished first. Court adjourned at 12.30 to 1.30 p. m. A committee of the Lovy Court, on invitation of Job Jackson,went yesterday afternoon to inspect tho Cherry Island Marsh Company's ncAv bridge. TRIBUTE TO MEMORY, Tho Touching AIIii W ilmington M The regular monthly meeting of tho Wilmington Medical Association was held at tho residence of Dr. James A. Draper Monday night. Tho following members were present: Drs. W. R. Bul lock, John P. Wales, E. G. Shortlidgo, James A. Draper, Willard Springer, Thomas B. Bradford, D. W. Maull, Alexander Lowber, Charles E. Baird, J. H. Smith, William G. Winner, John Palmer, Jr., J. 1'. Pylo, P. W. Tomlin son, C. B. Naudain. Drs. John P. Wales, D. W. Maull and James A. Draper, tho committee ap pointed to prepare a minute death of Dr. Lewis P. Bush, made their report, which was adopted. It w ordered that a copy of the minute be sent the family of the deceased with an expression of tho deep sympathy > members of tiie Wilmington M Association. The minute was a lows : "By the death of Dr. L. P. Bush our association has lost its presiding officer and most prominent member, and tho community a valued and useful citizen. As a physician, and practicing his pro fession in our midst for tho past 6(5 years, he commenced and easily held his position in tiie front rank, and in all tho changes in practice and therapeutics he kept himself fully informed. In his at tendance on his patients lie possessed a true missionary spirit and enred more for tho good lie could accomplish than for tiie emoluments which might follow his ministrations. "By his gentle kindness and consider ation he gained the confidence and love of his patients, aud rich and poor re ceived alikothe benefit of his knowledge and skill. He used no arts to acquire practice, and toward his professional brethren lie w honorable iu all his dealings. With him the code of ethics was innate and its prac tice spontaneous. IIo loved his profession and Avroto many important papers medical subjects, besides writing bio graphical sketches of 72 deceased mem bers of the »State Medical Society. •'As a citizen ho was public-spirited and took a deep interest in the affairs of city and fc5tat,o being ahvays ready to join and aid any movement for tho benefit of tho community. To his efforts, both by voice and pen, wo owe mainly tho sanitary legislation which havo. Not being a partisan* though strong in liis political opinions, he gained and retained the respect of the members of all parties, lie was a religious convictions nah of the cnl Association. to Dr. of the edical most courteous and , but never obtruded his any one, but showed by example rather than precept the truth that Avas in him. lie died as true Christian gentleman." he lived, a The funeral of Dr. LoavIs P. Bush took place from bis late residence, No. 012 French street, on Tuesday. Despite tlio unauspicious Aveathor there Avas a very large attendance. The services 7TC72 conducted at the house by the Revs. William L. Me Ewan, pastor of Rodney Street Presbyterian Church; William P. Swartz of Central Church, of which the deceased AA'as a consistent member; A. N. Keigwin, West Church; George M. llickman of First Church, and Dr. Marks of Hanover Church. The benediction was pronounced by Mr. Taylor. Tho honorary pall-bearcrs were : Drs. James A. Draper, Evan G. Shortlidge, William R. Bullock, David W. Maull, Howard Ogle, Willard Springer, John 1'. Wales, Thomas B. Bradford and Dr. Alexander W. Lowber. Undertaker Wilson had charge of the funeral. Many lierai tributes Avere offered by the de ceased's many friends in this city. Among those present at tho obsequies were: Tho Hon. Thomas F. Bayard, Judge Wales, Judge J. Frank Ball, Job H. Jackson, and many others. Interment Avas made at 12.30 (»'clock at tho Wilmington and Brandywine cemetery. Fighting tlio Heading; at Associated l* Dispatch by Special AVIres; Reading, Pa., Mardi 9. —Petitions addressed to Governor Pattison being circulated for signatures in the Schuylkill valley to-day, asking him to frustrate the plans of tho Reading Rail road Company in carrying posed railroad deal and monopoly of tho coal interest. out its pro forming a Tho raccnt fair of Liberty fire com pany netted $800. » I v .. ■ • ■ s • credit to uw It. WAS HE MURDEREDP Aged Negro, Found d in Price's Run. Samuel Parker, aged colored Samuel Parker, was found dcatl in Price's Run, about onc-fourtli of a mile from tho toll-gate on the Philadelphia turnpike, at 10 o'clock, a. m., yesterday. The body wus partially submerged iu water, while the covered garments of tho negro with mud. The head of tho deceased badly cut and bruised and tho hair matted with gore. An examination of the injurios dis closed tho facts that the wounds peno trated almost to the Bkull. Besides, the neck Avas broken. Tho finding of tbo body created a sen sation among the colored population of the neighborhood. The report was at once circulated that the negro was mur dered. Word was sent to Coroner Sparks in this city, and accompanied by Deputy Coroner Giles he Avent to the spot Avhere tho body Avas found. Tho bady Ava3 discovered by Jacob Lenderman, who lives close by tho toll gate on tho Philadelphia turnpike. He Avas fishing in Prico's run, Avheu he came across the gruesome object in the middle of tho stream. IIo notified his neighbors of the ghastly find and in a short time a score or more of people wore hastening to tho banks of the creek to view the body. A search instituted about the bank of the run failed to reveal anything would explain tho cause of the man's death. Tho general bolief seemed to be that Parker had been murdered. Some, however, wore of the impression that in crossing the ruu the negro missed ids footing and fell in and broke his ncclc The deceased was about Cl years old and a member of the Grand Army of the Republic. Ho had been Avorking for EdAvard Wilson a farmer living not far from the toll-gate, and Avas last seen there yesterday morning. He promised to return at 4 p. m., and as lie had not put in 'an appearance Mr. Wilson last evening instituted search for him. His efforts proved lutile, as Parker could not bo found. It was stated yesterday that Parker Avas scon Tuesday afternoon and had been drinking, but how lie met bis deatli no one knoAvs. His son, Jacob Parker, Avlio is employed at a livery stable Shipley street, above Eighth, stated that the dooeased promised to come to his house Tuesday to assist him in moving. On his failure to appear he had gone out in search of him Avithout success. Deceased was an old slave and a character well-known in Branclywino Village for a number of years. The re mains Avere removed to tho morgue by Deputy-coroner Giles. that ORDAINED AT R I Ntl OUSTE AD. Tho Rot. William M tlio Priesthood Yesterday. The ordination of tho Rev. William Morrison to the priesthood took place at the Chapel of tho Good Shepherd, Bishopstcad, this city, at 11 o'clock, yes terday morning. Bishop Coleman and the attending clergy assembled at the Episcopal resi dence at the appointed hour and marched in procession to the chapel, where they congregated at the altar. The sermon was preached by the Rev. Alfred Harding of St. Paul's Church, Washington, D. C., from this text: "Ho shall feed his tlock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom, and shall gently* lead those that young."—Isaiah, xl, 11. The subject of the sermon was "The Good Shepherd," and it set forth tho duties of tho priesthood, concluding with words of counsel and encourage ment to the candidate. The candidate was presented by tho Rov. Alexis I. du Pont Coleman. After reciting tho litany, the bishop and all tho clergy present united in the imposi tion of hands on tho candidato. After wards the bishop celebrated holy munion, which was received by all the clergy present. The singing was conducted by W. J. Fisher, precentor of St. John's Church. clergy present Gardiner Littell, II. Ashton Henry, M. B. Dunlap, IL L. C. Braddon, V. B. Bergbaus and A. I. du Pont Coleman. The Rev. Mr. Morrison is assistant minister at St. Paul's Church, Washing ton, D. C. son Ordained The tho Revs. T. PHIL A /> EL PH JA MET HO O IS TS. Annual Session of the Philadelphia Con ference, Till» Morning. Associated Press Dispatch by Mnecial Wires. Philadelphia, March 9.—The 105th annual session of the Philadelphia Con ference of the Methodist Episcopal Church began hero this morning Avith 300 delegates present from DelaAvaro, Chester, Lancaster, Lebanon, Berks, Montgomery, Bucks, Lehigh, North ampton, Monroe, Schuylkill and Dau phin counties. Bishop J. M. Walden of Cincinnati presided. After the organization was effected standing committees were appointed in addition to the special committees on Sabbath education and Christian En deavor Societies. Tho most important question for action is the election of delegates to the General Conference, involving tho ad mission of Avomen. Tho election was made the special order for Friday morn ing at 10 o'tlock. At 12.30 o'clock tho conference adjourned, the afternoon being devoted to committee meetings. CHARGED WITH EMBEZZLEMENT. An Insuranuo Agent of Elizabeth, N. J., Arrested in This City. At 7.15 o'clock Tuesday morning Fred Lowe was arrested by Sergeants Ingram and Chambers at No. 200 King street, tiie charge of embezzling between $700 and $1,000 from tho United »States Industrial Company, whoso headquar ters aro at Newark, N. J. Lowe lias been manager for the com pany at Elizabeth, N. J., for somo time and left that city several weeks ago. He is a fine, portly-looking man, about 37 years of age. Detective W. D. Decker of Elizabeth, traced him to this city, but says tho credit of his capture belongs Captain Francis and tho local police, who very soon located the man at No. 200 King streçt, where he has been stopping for the past tu'o weeks. Dulavraro Do^s Win Prizes. At the bench show of the Washington Kennel Club. Washington, D. C., E. W. Jester of St. Georges, this county, av the following prizes : First, second third in Bassett hounds, with Curve, Bow and Bent; first and second in novice and open English setter classes, with Roi Di and Peggy Dortch; first and second in foxhound bitches, Avith Mollie aud Fannie; second and reserve in foxhound dogs, with Tan and Clymer, and tho special for the best four hounds in the sUoav. Tho shoAv con tinues until Saturday of this week. to ; The Tariff Debate Opened. Dispatch by Special AVIres. Associated I* Washington, March 9.—Tlio debate the tariff was opened in the House to-day by Mr. McMiliiu in a long speech. Tho attendance was small. Tho roof of Hanover Presbyterian Church is being repaired and the chim neys pointed. Tho Weccacoo fire company will hold a fair in its engine house, begin ning April 18th, i -o' OottAtry rosea, civ.: them .... for §4 > HTLU C KÏRSJS fXTRAIT ■a The importance of purifying tho blood cam not be overestimated, for Avithout pure blood you cannot enjoy good health. At this season nearly every good medicine to purify, vitalizo, and enrich the blood, aud Hood's Sarsaparilla is worthy your confidence. It is peculiar in that it strengthens and builds up the system, creates appetite, aud tones the digestion, whllo it eradicates disease. Give it a trial. Hood's 8arsaparilla is sold by all druggists. Prepared by C'. I. Hood & Co., Lowell, Mass. lOO Doses One Dollar ured:: a City Detectives Hawkins and Hatton j took possession of their new head quarters in room 8, Eckel Building, this morning. j PliilildulptiiM Market*. Associated Pro»» Dinpaica by Sneoi&l Wtres. i.ADRi.rnu. March 0.—Flour, dull and : Ponu8ylviinlftBupers.$3.00a3.2S;da extra, 2,$3.t5a4.15;do. roller,$4.2504.60; i' r u i I do. pat AVbeat. dull bjut firm: No. S red, $1.0134» 1.08; No. «'Pennsylvaniared, fl.03al.04. ! Corn, steady: No. SI, 49*49*c. for export, 51c. for local trade. Oats, steody; No. 8 white 37a; No. 2 mixed,; f4.t5a6.00. ' 84 c. bran, steady: dull and weak; winter, flSalDi spring, f 17.50aIS. Bale I hay. firm and in fair demand: timothy«. $14al5.60; mixed, $12al4,baled rye straw, $18.80* Butter, quiet d easy: Pennsylvania cream do. wholesale, ' cry, extra, 29e.; da p 31c.; Jobbing. 3«a85c. indy; Pennsylvania firsts, J3*c. quint and »toady; part sklma, 9a 10a Petroleum, Stoady; roäned In barrels. $6.35. Potatoes, »toady, but quiet, at 35a50a per bushel. York Markets. AMOfilatert Pro»» lUK-mton NRW York, March a—Flour, era. qui» Wtro*. amt west t, llriu; lo%y (.xtras.t3.20a3.B5: city mill*, city mills patent», f616»6.40: Winter wheats, low crudes,f3. 04.85; patents. $4.60» U1.75: straights, $4.35 mixtures, f4.10a4.75 I2. l0a3.15: ho fair 5.15. Wheat, No. 2 I L .H5: fair to fa 15 4.110: pu tents, $4.5006.35: rye superfine, f2.76u3.45; fine, - .. dull, »toady; common , f3.30a-J.. w 6; good to choice do., f3.90à%i.,. £ - *:0i, ndvanc XKVic. wo»t, only loqal trading; March, Jl.01 ,fl.02*i. Ap May.Sl^ul 0-16; Juno,(M>ü August, 95VC. 'Stem. OliaOUa. >adÿ: No. 2 Milwaukee, ffllaMjf , . s. up. dull No, 2.4»Vdtt» 5C?io.; steamer, mix. u, 4'.i»50 l £c. Oat», No. 2, quiet, steady; »tato8,3a41c.; wost-T; , 86041c. Beef, quiet,fltendy; family, 11 tfc; extra raea»A**$ "M fO.MlalO. Pork, dull, »teady: me»», $9.75al0.50;*Jl "1 primo, $10. I.urd, ou»y, dull; steam ren- V dered, $6.72 asked. M Eggs, weak, fair: ntato and Pennsylvania* t Halite.; western, 13>iai4c.; »outhoro.iaalü VuO«. Vtl Turpentine, dull, nominal; 3Hj*c. J *?•»«> talions. '' 98?jC.; July. 97 X Barley, dull, Co , No. 2. At fl o'olock sales w , New York stoelcwk market to-<lay, received over the private wireT? Of Elliott, Johnson & Co., stock brokers. No. 61« tallows: Atchn.. Topeka T A 8. Fe., 3'J, Canada Southern, 61*: Central of £ NewJarsey, 189*: Cheg. A Ohio vc tmg cts.,26*; « Obic. * North-western, 120*: Chic..' Burl, «a* (Jalucy, 106*: Chic. Mil & 8t. Faul, 78*: Chic., M fl MIL &. 9L Paul prel., l:>8: Chic.. Hock I. An J PaoiHc. R8 'ä: Chic.. 8L.F.. M. A Omaha. 4S*;/*, Cleveland. C. C. &, btJ L.,171; Del. .t Hudson^ Canal, 138*: Del.. La-'k Ai Western, 139*; Den ver. & Rio Grande, 18'i ; Denver «b Rio Grande ref.. 53; K. lenn.. An. A oa.. com., 6*; K A'a. A Go.,2d prêt., 10*; Illinois Centra' . 106; Lake Shore & .Mich., 8c.. 136; Loutavill- - *! & Nashville, 75*; Manhattan Consol, 11 1—. I Michigan Central. 114; Mobile & Ohio, 39> MlHKOurl Pacific, 61*; Mexican Central, — National Load Trust. 10*; N. Y.. A New Euqwf land, 46*; N. Y. Central A Hudson. 116*; N. ifl Lake Erie A Western, 33; Norfolk A AVestert* prof., 60: North American Co., 16; North era Pacific, 23*; Northern Pacific pref., 68*1^ j Pacific Mall 8. 8. Co,, 86*; Plpo Lino certifié- ** ' • —; Pullman l'alaco car-Co., 188; . 13*: Rich# A W. P. nerlflfco.. 87*;, exas A Paolflc, , 10; Union Pacific, 47*:. Wabash, .'it. L» A P„ ' 12*; AA'nbash, St. L. A P„ prof., 29*; W< Union Telegraph, 87*!' Pennsylvania, 54*;i P. A Keadiug, 27*; P. A Heading Gon. Mtge, 4s. 85*; N P. & Heading first prêt Lehigh Valley. 56*: I.ohii'h Nuv.. A Pu., 9; Reading pref., 55*; Laclede Marketutroet, Kick'd A AV. P. T Torn»., proL, 66*; Sugnx Kofli Silvor Bullion Cert'», 90*; T • tm , 74*; 53*: W. N. Y. prnL, 03*; Uoadlug 3d . tflb I.ivo Block. Prices. PniLAHRLPmArMarchfi.—Be®I Cattle.—Kxu«, 5a5*o.; good,4*o4*c.; medium. 4* a4*à; mon. 3*a4c.; cull», 3*aS*ci: Pat cow», 2*n3*o." Blioep—Extra. H»6*c.; good. 0*o6*a: medium, 5a5*o.; common. l*o4*c.: cull», lambs, 4*a7*c. Llogs— Chicago. 7**7* . 6*»6*o.; fate ,$?a-0; milch cow »420*45; milch d be IJUPFALO, N. Y., March 8.—Puttie— Hecaipta, BM&l U W8.2* woutera. 7i u3*o.: thin , 5n?c. 1,740 hm »teer», $4 ami heifer» 0; light Ft «ors. $3.30a 4.65; >od tooxtrft, $3«3 ou to fair, f2a2.80; Michlg t>ck«m, 2.90; yearling» and light »toekora, $2 aS. 40; wo» orn foedor», $3.85a3.75; calve». finfternitlR. fS.: tr boat, f5.75a7.25: milch choice, $40n50; extra$55. Hog» .«.«50 head. . March 7.- -Beivee—Receipts,5,116 : native Htoep», $3.H5o5; boll» ami cow», l3.3U. Sheep and l.i:ohs— Receipt». 8,636" : Hlieop, $5.r,0-46.S0: d»4M»od :n:itu.u fair at . 0a ger; good —Kecnip's, Nkw! he 11 9a!0*c. Hogs—ueoelpS», 13,110 hnad; market slow at $4.90:15.50. j Cuicaoo, March 7.— Gettl«—Ueoelpu, H,00ib head; prim© steer«, f-l.kOoL; other». $3.60*4,75:1 î ker», $2.15a3 >. Uogs—Ho- ii common. $4.63 ♦ -r* it ; llxiut $4. 95; p £4.50**4.76 .Hhoop— 4.W5a4.75; inlxod, $3 : Texans, $5.59; west »I V i, f5*10o7. tghor tl East Liberty, 1'a 2,86« licit'!; 15.125 Cattle—Receipt*», ion lost week's 19,950 hwsd: Sheep—Receipt», . higher V3a40c. Uiua -Kooeipt all grade», S4.'.k>a; head: market aei la»t wnel;'» price». Cincinnati, March 7.— Hoc;« in fuir »apply: common anil light, $3.4908 I'elpla, 4,ICO head; Baltimore, March ,.ct as goo! averr 10,549 head; quo: Trade »Jow, quality e: .monger.Keoclpta, . , 0*a7c. gttarnages. JOSEPI 3 —DRABBLE.— tho rosidPUCHof tho . l»y tho Rev. hnrle» Urinton Joseph Auulo Elizabeth Drubblu, both on th«» I city. I.YNAM—McBRIDK.—. .1 Church, on F. Hendrick». < Covenant Reformed ' > Rev. Kpisuop the 8d In Lynam of Mr.ggio C. Mcltride of - ;hia city. Arams. BUSH.—In » city, red 79 y tho 5tU inst., Dr. Levla DICKIN«.—Iu this city, on th May, (taught* ing, URMl lo >• CONNELI st„ Edna »f Johu VV. and Jennie Pick uddonly friends of tho family io funeral fr 3 a'null »»root, op Friday after« j.ock. interment! at Cathedral o 2d Inst, Margaret Champinau, lormerly of this city, ugod S2 years. FOSTER.—In this clly, on tho 7th Inst., Susan, widow of Duvid Foster, in tho 51st ye IIAZLETT.— «f lloiii Kolativ vlted to n of hoi husband on Friday, Mar. at 1 1». ni. into . the 9 lh instant, Mary Relative» u In od to t : of t» r 2 CHAPMAN.—In Trenton, N. J., . Elisabeth, wifo i year of ber age. ' > family urw in the 8th In ott Hazlett.in tli • ; d tho fut »t. h llth low cemetery, the 8th of Alban II. Oakos, lu »re invitoil Rh OAKE8. in»L. i< tho 67th y< Relative» » In Christiana hundrod, beccawif to attend Christiana •clock. Ju f.: et*ld May morning, t Drandywiiio 3d instaut, Harry E. Poaoo, n 1 hULdrod ry. PEACE—On tho «ged 2s yo P08TLKH. —J Btepben Po»tloa, ngod 80 year». O* A | ^ VICKAWJ.—On tho 3d inst., Joaejllj I I WELLS.—Iu thirt city, on tho Gîh i 5 widow Of Johu AV. Weil», agod b Camden, «w* ^ yireela .