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THE ELBE HEN'S CHICKEN
AND COMMONWEALTH.
WUUKU)OTON, DEI..
Saturday morning.
WEDNESDAY
FRANCIS VINCENT, Editor.
. J Somi-Weokly, pe
• ( Weekly, *'
$3 OO
TKlll
> a* Bqn
ohargsd In
lvortlMments
-Larger
>w*ortlo£
■WOfTmrly and I
auU a lit or
rly Ailve
WEDNESDAY. MAY 28, 1802.
A Challenge
lish In another column
Ddbl.—W e pub
a matter of :
the card of Mr. Chas. W. McWhorter, from
which it appears he has challenged the Hon.
Geo. P. Fisher to fight a duel, and that he
(Mr. Fisher,) has refused the ohallenge. Mr.
Fisher has done right. If he had accepted
such a ohallenge he would have
only in direct antagonism to the publio
of Delaware, bnt contrary to the law
whloh forbldB any
penalty,of fine,imprisonment,and being inoapa
ble for
I
• 1*1-1 nn!.'
of " holding any office of honor,
or profit in this State." For,
in his position
be guilty of fighting a duel, would (to say
nothing of the crime, itwould.be nothing less
than murder,if his antagonist fell)be
folly. He is probably
of hi« party in the State, and the fighting,
if It ahould turn out to be bloodless,
would forever bar him from any political dis
tinction.
the foremost
The law is right, and
it 'repealod. Aud, though
probably, attempt
should loss of life
nobody would ev
prosecute,
such a conflict,
office, yet,
ir ii
long as he did not
eleoted, it
probable, be proseouted in the
v Coarts. No party would risk the
ho
tl
nination
eh a candidate. In this State, tlie accept
of a challenge forever dooms a
private life.
-f
Small Birds—The C
Roads, Ao., Ac.—The
making dreadful ravages among the c
Brandywine Hundred. They are
present year, we
farmer in that Hundred thau he has ever
Wc
, Ac.—C attle
worm h
the
intelligent
i n
I
before. They numbered
seven
his
twelve iu
thinks they hive been getting
that it is owing
hill. He
the destruction
of the blaokbirds. Several farmers have coin
plained
s of the destruction of the small
birds. They think tile killing of the
disoriinluately, is the
ards.
off in
the decay
The wood-pecker, and other
they were plenty, destroyed
insects aud allowed the treeB to
thrive. From all the information
gather from intelligent farmers who have ob
ved the habits of birds, innoh loss is
tertained by the farmer from their being kill
ed. The birds indeed look
the insects took
thi
birds, wh
of
some grain, but
. The birds keep down
the inseots, and in doing go, if they do take
a grai*
it is the opinion of many th
the fanner is the gainer. Many farmers
plain to
, that especially in the neighbor
annoyed by men and
their plaoes killing their
«, they
hood of to
boys wandering
small birds. The conduct of
, they
is outrageous. They go
in defiance of them—
their places
if interfered
threaten to qhoot th
striugenûaw
y Great complaints
cattle running loose
r farmers desi
finding feed
hardly any f«nc
's grain and pasture fields. This pas
turing of cattle o
. They desire a mo
protect them.
also made
s of
e roads. Many of
a lawagainsl this. Not
the roads, and being hnugry,
!e will keep them
«i
far
the roads hna he
unbearable nuisance. We shill soou elect a
legislature. The
matters should
r oitize
the attention of
Coubt Proceedings.—O n ac
Proceedings, we have for a weok
editorial.
both—and thought
of Cour^
left
readers would prefer
for
t
LOCAL AFFAIRS.
Bubinksb, Personal Intbliokncb. &o.
Franklin Darlingt
ohased out the inter»
in a
of this city, has pur
of Judge FFollerton,
in W>
Mr. E. K. Crawford,
ho commenced busi
I
tli« first shoemaker
a iu Second at., be
Alarket aud King, and vrho now has
shoemakers all around and on each side oi
him, has commenced the manufacture of u
style of home made button gaiters, whioh
enighly spoken of. Go and see them.
We would call the attention of the ladies
the new and handsome Tumbler Holders,
S.™, N,w Urug s,or 'i a.«!«;
Building. They are very pretty, and proven t.
the hand coming in ooutaot with the tumbler
thereuy saving the necessity of rem '
glove. His soda water with shaved ioe and
We call the attention
ving the
■J®*® of G®o- H. Walter oorner of Thir
the
ho h
- Just received ov«»
B u! 7 L° a r s , of . a nevr8took °f Spring goods,
whioh includes gentlemen's ladies misses
and children w'orb,which is principaly bought
n r «ash, and at waj prices. He is now
lug gentleman's patent, leather gaiter*
per pair. Ladies gaiter heelo^gneliali h
ef good quality
offer
:
t
r 91
P* 2 1** T»i
nd8. Of Mi
aritfty, Also thirty diff
ron'fTwork. Call and Bee
, which
ork
ha
excellent st
ck.
Loccst Mcontain Co
receiving Kepplier's Loc
Coal, whioh for purity,
equaled by auy coal i
ooal is under,
before delivery,
market price.
Those wishing
forget the
Thompson,No 802 Marker
Uft of everything
Co and
G. & G. W. Bush
Uo
d durability,
rket. This
r, and oarefnlly s
They offer
■ "I
drug« should
stock of George B.
t, where the
be had.—
' "lient
I D
A Good Chance— Those in wa
family groceries, of the best quality,
do better than call at the
N. E. oorner of 6th and Poplar
mington Del.
of oheap
D. Dodd,
lm *
Telequai
Commcnicatio».—T elegraphic
communication has again been opened aor
the Chesapeake Bay from
uty, Va. This "able, it is
niles in length, and it
nuer that guarantees its
superiority over any other sub-marine cable
formerly laid. We consequently have tele
graphic communication with Fortress Mou
Northampton o
said is twenty
constructed in a
a Fluid Lanp.— The
Church in Brandywine Village <
ing burnt last Sunday evening
bursting of a fluid lamp w
lighting up the Churoh.
damage dene
badly burned, hovre
. E.
near be
by the
hilat the sexton
For
ely
there
The sex
is speedily
Breach ib a Dah.—T he water in the
this aide of Brandywine river, and some
four hundred yards above the bridge
v. »d through the dam last Saturday
night week and when discovered by the
watchman,*- early the next morning, it had
made a breach about 80 feet long. A num
ber of workmen were set to work buildldn it
Monday morning, and they will
the church.
, bat
had.
e Regiment is new oom
d number» about 850
^hU regiment maiU be
Tbb Agricultural Fais. —The attendanee
at lb« Agricultural Fair ou Wednesday
greater than many of its friends expected
exhibited in the ulti
>
aking it
□nual affair. We pr.
the ground. Th
e 2,000 people
nnoh
»took as there should have been, although
there
of
a
; expected
learn
prlv
). Tl
sales of cattle,
, although
told
thi re
eral. Them w
racing on the cou
observed a n
sulkies bnt no attempt
speed, via: "Oceola," the splendid young
horse belonging to Gee. Lobdell; "Baal
a beautiful, ooal black, fre
oounty, Pa., '•Montreal,'' fro
Del., "Moscow," belonging to Win. S. Flem
ming, of Christiana Hundred. Mr. Lobdell,
had several other stallions
among the
risin
owing
of bean
the heat. We
ul stallio
11 : 1
Burlington
"John Bell'' a beautifnl colt,
yoara old in July, which a
much attention. A young sorrel, through
bred, belonging to John Davidson
admired. T. Husbands had a flue
Henry Grant's "Beppo" aud his young gray
stailiou. Moses Jouroey had a fine Btal'ion.
•:Black Hawk," belonging to Wyatt A Roe,
also a beautiful bay cult 25 months old be
longing te the aame parties. A very fine large
eu months old, we could
tain the owner. These constituted, as far
we could learn the s tallions present.
The mechanical exhibition was quite cred
itable. We uev
rs and
grouud before. "Hull's New
ny
mowers, on
impoited Irou, Harvester" and a "Litt!
Mower," by Wm. T. Shaw. S
"Urmy's Complete Mo
per with self-laker," Bee advertisement.—
Also his horse power washing machine and
various other articles. The "Little
Mower;<D»via & Eutrlken's combined Mower
Reaepr, by Bl&ndy A Casho, Kerby's
American Harvester—a combined Mower and
ug around the ground
Mower and
John Woods'
eilen
e sold ou th
ground. J, H. Brinton's Broadcast Maohi
s. Henry Cole, exhibited
aranda, a patent gate and
at trim ' *
up
attention.
Reaper," from New
grain drills andTHor
chin
"Bucks
Je
Rakes,
hum we
u:her of
foi
other
.
Jamly,
b»y
chran's bay hot

•tie

Wa
Thb Auction.—T hou;
uck off the following liorsos
M. Ogle, auctioneer
the parties
:
A number of the above w
ties; and subsequently sold
Such
ere bid in by par
priv
the oa
, we kt
of Mr Samuel Canby, whioh be sold
Sterling
Dr. R. McCabe sold a pair of oxe
bert Butler; for $120, Bidder
sold a
the ho
Hugh
$165.
o Al
& Thomp
Mr. Per
kios for $60. Bryan Jaokson sold his Dev
bull oalf, 7
County, Md.
year old Dev
bull
$40 and two Buck
from Quee
k old
entlema
llow many
know but the
sales took
told sold Btiveral Reapers
d Mowers aud Jesse Urmy sold
e fro
, expressly to parch
ges; hut unfortunately there wer
the ground. The friends of the Fair c
»red it a decided success, and the
deserve great credit for getting it up. To
mechanics it will be useful
farmers who
.in
Mr. Shaw,
Several gentle
West Chea
isid
nage
Gaz
A Car on Fire. —The
day night last aboutj^J o'olook, w
' ed by the bur
t sleepinir j-jrjts
s stated that t
of tire
Fn
fi
rought te
il
of mingi
iia/ train, an
in the
, where it
how it originated i
as oonside
a dij
of
I..
fire,
mystery. The
>ly' damaged inside and
another somewhat sc
: '
Real Estate Salb.— T he real estate of D.
W. Qeiuniill, in New Castle Hundred,
sold at public sale, last Saturday, as follows:
The main farm of 250 acres to Mr. Cox, of
Philadelphia, for $25,000; the rivor tract of
about 80 acres, to Edward Edwards, for 992
the mansion with 35
Authouy Rey bold, for $6,600.
a
i tfi
v
Fletcher, who has
ee of the
PausojPBuownlow.—M r. James
behalf of the Com
erican Mechanics, has receiv
m 8. F. Carey, the
. From it, it will
oartain when the
for
ed the following letter fro
Bio
be perceive fi that it is
Parson will be here.
New York, May 19th, 1862.
Jambs Flbtchbh, Esq.—Dear Sir :—Iu reply
---- 17th inot.,
say that he
hen he oan visit Wil
OB8 hence to New England,
>t probably g
time, when he will be able
Truly yours, &o.
In . H i.
low ho desires
Ii]
mingtoo. He
and will
oi
u
t.
'
ay fr
e you again
t be with you.
S. F, Cart.
for
The Tii
Delawark Regi
has been
Austrian Rifles. The
7/arper's Ferry Rifles supplied the regiment
from Dover and Milford,
have been returned
pplied with the
informed,
State.
GhCdb Wo
the edge of
seeking for and destroying grubb worrnsj
of hi* potato plauts. In a
w about 100 yards long, he said he had bil
led about two hundred; and of a ve
.—We noiioed a farmer in
city,
the other
ud the
; tanking a worm to about every other
hill. Tb« grouud is very dry, and ne think,
would tsnd greatly to lessen their number:
but he said it needs a very
them. They lie very
the
McNka"
t
—-*>'« . Q f y graliliéd
ce that our worthy aud
obliging Iriend John T McNeal, lat«
tor of the Mechauic'iri|utel, liaiJjoen granted
lictnse during the pLseut Besalou of the
Court for the house in/now occupies,
of Fourth and Shipley'streets. The ho
well adapted for the business —the proprie
affable aud competent—his tables and bars
rpassod by any In the place. Go
' try his champaign«, ale Ac. It
be
Bee
i •
e is
cannot be
McNeal a
"I
unot be excelled. This is partly owing t
his superior vaults whloh he lias lately e
B.
the
About
i—The Philadelpln
Evening Bulletin says:
Dr. A. H. Grimshaw; of Wilmington, Del
aware, had done a timely aud useful servi
by reprinting a phaiuphlet, first printed iu
Philadelphia iu 1795, containing the "Minu
tes of the Proceedings of the Sec
tion of Delegates fro
establishod
Conven
the Abolition Societies
of the United
cabled in Philadelphia
The Convention mot
States, ass
bled,
in January, 1795."
the City Hall, aud there
in tha following societies, viz.—
t, New York, Pennsylvania, Dela
are, Wilmington, Maryland and Chester
'u (Md.) The Pennsylvania delegation
sisted of William Rawle, Robert Patters
Benjamin Rush, Samuel Coates, Caspar Wis
tar, James Todd and Benjamin Say—all hon
ored and honorable names. Tha Delaware
Society sent an delegatus Richard Bassett
(grandfather of the present Senator Bayard),
John Balaton, Alleu M. Lane and Caleb Boy
er. The Wilmington Soolety.s delegates w
Cyrus Newliu, Ja
is
it
its
» onneof Ion
E.
be
the
ely
. Bayard (father
Bayard), Joseph Warner
give
the
it
will
present Öen
bat
and William Poole. It is
the names of the other *
ss ary
«legates, Benjamin
as chosen President, and Walter
Franklin, of the Pensylrania Society, Secre
tary. The Convention sat fer one week, and
the proceeding«, aa given in oxtllne by the
«s, appear to have been dignified and
moderate. Memorials were reported and
adopted, to b#-prasent«d to various State,
the subject of slavery, and various resolution
agreed to, aU look!* g to th« best
extluctte» of slavery. The doou
1 b interesting oWtnaxy icoc
Min
he
850 j peoially
be j ai^purest men
it Is es
tts showing that the best
itthe time
earnest in
Fourth Anniversary.—"Something Good''
Verifier —Tli« Fourth Annive
of the
>
ng Men's Christian Association of the Ceu
Presbyterian
oiidav evening
tral
Church, which
last,
« off
a gi
veil a
bilug affair. It was very
ded, and
or and glory
everything passed off to
of the Association. Over the pulpit, from
one ohandaloer to the other, was the beauti
ful motto In large letters—encircled with
flowers— God, and our Country: —which was
characteristic of tbo Loyalty aud Patriotism
pnlpit has proclaimed and sustained
since the breaking-out of the Rebellion. Be
neath the motto, gracefully swung that good
old bauner, divided by that sacred desk,
a bouqot of beautiful flowers fn the ce
Tire exoiclses were opened with au Anthetn
sung by the choir ; aud followed with pr
by tkc Rev. Mr. Cathers of the Scott M. K.
Church. The report of the President of the
Association—Mr. William Bush—was th
noli was full of interest, showing th
the Association had accomplished an inane
good during the last year;
thoagh the cause of our country had taken
many from their little band, yet they plodded
on, and God had brought the
The
d ti
'ely through,
ed in the onward march of
McClellan—iu tlie ranks of Gen.
Ualleck—in the ranks of Gen. Banks, and in
the noble Delà
en. Wool. The
e Assooiatio
in a flourishing condition, numbering
Hundred scholars to about Fifty
. They were then addressed by Hon. Jas.
Pollock in a
e under
Sunday Schoo s under
all
ch
appropriate and
speech, setting forth very clearly
through Christianity,
the "earth
vanish
r«otl( tl
th
1
ougl
that all other ways
earthy," an
The gentle
otion
given a glimpse at his addr
suffice to say, will be
which no
ere hut
aid
ay
full of ip
kuowledge, (for we have but
,)
embered by the
orthy o
iatlou and those present, as
praotioe, emanating as it does fr
lias "tasted some of the worhl'B honors," and
who had been guided through all the politi
cal strifes and conflicts by th
tue — Christianity. They were next address«
by their Pastor—Rev. Geo. F. W
said he bad prepared
that he wa- expected
he saw it in the notice
He Baid ha would
obling vir
ill—who
othing, not know
be
say anything until
e road in the pulpit.
empt to add any
thing
I'.-it
ad I
so pithily sai l, for
for months
there
gh in it,
a year, and that they could V
s to wait for
d; and thon, as he hoped,
rable gentlema
rell
ut theiusel
refreshed by the
e H
The Ode tha
heretofore noti
then
snug by the Associate
Four, and responded too by the main body of
the Association. Thus ended the Fourth An
10 little band of Sixty, who
have bnilt up, and now nourish all tlie Sab
■ ■I
: oy «
bath schools of the Chur
; and the
of their work
"I'll *.-:i
keep the
unity of the Spirit in the bonds of peace," i
seen aud felt all o
II
Rhpoht
We h
this excellent institution. Fro
ibor of paying members is 587, of
embers 7, a de
Wilmington Inbtiiutb.—
r table the,
Report of
it we la
that the
i.i.
se of 72 since last
sd for duee for the
$1,734.00. There were 44 delin
who had not paid their dues. There
were mauy donations made during the year;
many of great value, including books, engra
vings, curiosities &o. Tlie oeutribntors were
T. J. Megenr, Samuel C. Morton, Hon. James
A Bayard, lion Jno. WaleB, Samuel S. Grubb,
d Fulton, Henry Mor
, Dr. J. F. Wilson, Captain James M.
Joues. Department of Interior, Miss Elizabeth
Montgomery, John R. Latimer, Dr. L P Bush,
Charles Howland, O
, Hon. Willard Saulsh
mon Sharpe Surg. U. S. N.
316 books have been ■
purchased
The amt
quo
, Bamuel Wol

B.
aud Solo
- . To the library,
added, of whioh 146
d 140 douated, being 12
r. The renting of
building has amounted $1,123.50, viz; for the
hall. $529.50; from stores
$1,125, others &c, 469. For ne
were spent $181.73. A complete chemical
bath has b
css than the preceding
M arket
spapurs
erected in the le
This is one of the
lole its vigorous progress. '
valuable institutions
Is
PU
Tub Fi
Pkla
Norfolk,—A wri
ter iff the Peuinsnla News gives the following
account of the entrance of the first Delaware
into Norfolk. lie says:
r expedition,under Major-General Wool,
embarked early the
^iew, below Wiloughby Point,
ilea from Norfolk.
ornnig at Ocean
i distance of
Our landiug
ouuted pickets
along the shore, lied precipitately Lo theii
camp about a mile and a half dis
first approach to the beach; but they ouly fled
give the alarm for a general stampede,
whioh was done rather huiriedly it would
olvers, tobacco,
tides in their
of
of
■■vante
effected witho
any
alty whatever. The rebel
at o
v
seam, as they left behind
riding vehicles
flight. Th® camp iu question was a
appearances was oooupied 1
hundre "
Gen. Max Weber's brigade, of
regiuieut—the First Delaware—to
land. On
h
camp, and fr
a foroo of about
oug.
a part,
wus the first
with but few obstructions till
's Creok,
folk. There the rebels we
bridge, uuder cover of the lire of
of artillery. Our sharp-shooters, however,
were "on hand" as usual, aud picked off one
two of their gunners—oar artillery
being iu position,
rth of
reached Tan
three miles below Nor
e p
ridge were strewn a
soldier's clothing audequipings belonging to
the forty-first Virginia rebels;!
the
it least so their
In consequen
destruction of this bridge, we wc
compelled to take aaotker route
whioh lengtkeued
six miles.
arks aud letters indicated.
Norfolk,
ok to the city about
When vre had approaohed
three miles of Norfolk aguiu, we
e in sight of very formidable earthworks,
rkioh, after some preliminary arrange
e advanoed m good and regular
olose approximation found them
the regimental flags of
rp fluttering
works. Upoi
a
in
der. but
abaudoued, aud b
the vaiious regiments
ithin
in*"
rks we
-In
ondlao
bn I !"•
pealing himself iu the *
that kemaight escape the vengeauoe
rebels. | When he fonnd that o
tl
ops were
Norfolk and that the rebels
ara-foSt fleeing before oia, be came from his
cualment and met
It
io place designated, but little supposing to
soldiers fro
n he discovered the flag
Firs
Delawa
e hia joy seemed unbounded,
d moat lustily. Upou entering
nobinents they were found
is
the liue of eu
be about thre
niles long,
only mounting
twenty-nine guns—Jong thirty
two pound howitzers.
were spiked, some of them so poorly though
that the sptkec were easily removed by our
. It waa about 4 o'clock p.
ere a short 1
o aud forty
The uio&t of the
. wh
entered the works,
made; but before night a column
moved ou to the oity, headed by Gen. \
and staff and accompanied By Secretary Cl
of the Treasury, and took quiet pos
e United States.
Ifog
the breeze from the Custom House
r publio buildings, to the seeming
joy of mauy oitizeus. The First De
maiued at the earth works above spoken of
till Sunday afternoon, when it took up its
line of march for the oity, where it is quart
ered for the present, and its worthy Colonel
(John VV. Andrews)
of the
iu
aiofio
the pla
Early the n
thrown
aud
Pi
Marshal
Norfolk aud Portsmouth.
e work
All is quiet here at
disloyalty to loyalty goes b
ly on. The Norfolk Day Book
usual.I believe by
ession garb
kinds or Imsine
, bntI do
the e
published
old editor,
eretofore—
is suspended for
suppose it
yesterday
long,
necessities of
the people will uot admit of such a c
Several torpedoes have beeu found
en, but as they
r such thiugs
yet.
bj
fui v
have exploded
of them
Garrett Cox.—G ar.-ett Cox,
emiuent oitlxen of Middletown, and
•st prominent and influential business
New Castle oounty, died
the 18th Inst.
»! I hr
his residence in
tl ^
School Pick
.—Sohools No. 2, 7, 8,
and 3 of Brandywine hundred, inte
iug a pio nick in the wood* of Mrs.
Weldon
hold
Beulah
Turnpike, on Friday next. The Rev. Messrs.
d Frees», and Mr. Thos.
Cam«;on will be present and
rth« old Blue Ball
r, Murphy,
Roberts and Dr. C
deliver addresses.
i
PROCKBWdoa
niram H. Lodge. v B .
entof Samuel Lodge, decease^, which
given to the Jur y last
verdict for the'TlVrt'nce
o'clock cn the saute day. The verdict
taiued the Will.
CotJRf.—In the
e Last Will and Tea
'•I
Thursday afte
rendered about 7
ly
Thobsdat Afternoon.
Geo. W. Kar
saway Watkins.
This was a suit-brought by Mr. Karsne
ver damages from Mr. Watkluä, for injury
and inconvenience experienced fr<
sault which the {«fendant
hi« way
July. The amount claimed
The case was stated by Mr. Sp
which witnesses
Mary Martendale,
Donough ; saw Mr. Karsner oome up in his
liage ; Mr. Watkins beckoned for him to
stop ; approached, and oharged Mr. Ka
with calling his daughter a secessionist, Mr.
K. denied doing so» whs» Watkins said he was
a liar, aud jumped-lom the carriage, and la*d
his hands on Mr. Karsueriu nota very friend
er. She &HK. the boy of Mr. Watkins
holding the horse, he being told to do so by
Mr. W.; saw Watkins
not see him hit him. Did
Btrike at ell. Saw. Watki
, thr
an
e on him while
Odessa, on the 29th of last
tooo.
r u' Rft8r
>m.—Resided
ake Karsner, l
see Kars
after ha had got
his hand iu at the hack of the
She waifcrrpry much frightened iu
Oh ex
ore Wat
e Wat
nag«.
-• 'i""
. They
Karsner tried
re both v
d.
drive off l
Did uo
kins got iu
kins lose his wig.
age, aud stopped ii\ the road,
him have a pistol in his hand, aud heard hi
threaten to shoot. The pistol
towards Watkin s, m * Watkins
sheot. Karsner replied, do uot lay hands
me again, or I will.
Margaret Rose,
in a carriage fifty ygrds from her ho
e canine.
K:usn
len sh
' I' "
him
orn.—Saw so
per
u. Her
a*. She
Wat
by the feet.—
call Miss
ed by loud ta
the door, i
pull -■
kich she
kins try
Heard Karsner say
Watki
II® did
. Heard
liii the
I black boy holding
I Watki
ea£
ist hal
age four
atkins
or five in
the horse, hat did
thin
Watki
say any
him. Baw
nage tu
again apprdm
ough he withe
e up alter the carriage fir
ed. Saw Karsner with a pistol in his hand
after the seoon.l attack, and heard him say if
you lay your haudstvn me again I will shoot
Thought WaUjnswas in his
r BTOppcd opposite the door
of Watkins, after he turned.
Greensbury T. Rose, s
d in a
ome injury.
Mr. R
V v
ves. Kars
.—His attention
ffuir, by the question, if
ot in it at that
men fighting
approached, but Watkins w
. The
appeared excited, aud he said
men what in the worftNw* you doi
kins said Karsne:
secessionist. Kar
ner turning around lie slopped, whe
said, remember you live not got a
w. Karsner replied I have something
belter and drew a pistil. Watkins grabbed
the back of the
? Wat
. led his daughter a
nied this. On Kara
Watkins
riag.i. Witness stepped
. -khrsner said he would
en the pa
shoot If W
He told Karan
is put hh hand
- he luMiXotter
Karsner we
t out orTlbox,
him again.
approached iu a thr«
nor exclaimed you d
you here again. If .
I will shoot you.,i{
Ferris for a gun and 1
it. Karsuer was very umche
, and
ouuds on his u«ok.
, when Watkin
ning manner. Ka
ned old villain, are
lay your hands on
atkins called on Mr.
go and get
ed aud ner
shirt bloody
r. Janvier ap
proaching, Watkins asked him for his pistols;
Mr. J. declined, and aw^mpanied Mr. Wat
hi
; his oo
fi
ki
Albert D. Ferris, sworn.—Was present at
the difficulty betweeu Kfcrsner aud Watkius.
Had bis attention called
ditli asking him if lie ever saw a light iu a
carriage ? He weut oitrand saw Karsner and
Watkins. .Saw a colored man holding Kars
r's horse, lie heard a good deal of loud
talking. Saw Karsner go
witness to go te Chris,
would shoot the
ner. He also hear
let him have his nj
it by Mr.
e, get «
neb. Watkins
*1 get & gun, aud he
oundtel, retiming
s ask Mr. Jauvier
r. Janvier «aid,
id Uhl ho ill of
him and took him awa^-.
, I am ready lor you
eford Mr. Jauvier came up.
Saw Watkius in the afternoon, when he
going to have a pistol—one like George'B
which cocks itself, as 1 may torge
Karsner when at the store was much
ried and bloody.
. W. 'Stanton, sworn.—W
gh when the disturbance o
sharp words; when he saw them Watki
er the front wheel cf the carriage;
a stopped behind the
r by the
and struck him; after he let go, Karsner
ed his horse toward the
on you
. This
ii
cited,
McDon
ed; heard
eamug
aud grabbed Mr. Kar
i-"i.
s followed iu a thr
eu Karsner [told him if he laid
his hands on him lie wjm
Karsuer took kiB se
iiis pistol; Wa
Id shoot,
the box, Watkius
Wheu
old him il he would put do
tin
istol he
ould dress hiut o
e; Watki
a pistol,
er took him
d bloody, he
d then
or UlotliH, saying he had
Vlituess lived at Port
McDou
violent
oalled for a gun, and alto asked
but he did uot get any, iud Janri
home. Kar
washed it ol
Sir." PoSrälo
e to get
Odessa.
business
Penn, and only happened to oall
ough. Watkins
tr
s ah
fiooundrei, gut
. ou up!" [Karsuer said on
box, ' I will have to shoot you if you do
behave yo
Mrs. J. U. Ev
stopped in the road;
riage with Kars
the horse;
back of the
hold of Mr. K.; did
ly, exclaiming,
"Y
1 I will I
. it.
, swo^oL—Saw the c
' V r utkins In the c
a negro staudiug
Watkius approach
aga
riage; did
b*ar what
in consequence of the dlptauce she
them; she was alarmed, and called fox person
to go to the assistance
said,
FRIDAY MGR&ING.
Couit met at "
Elizabeth Morris, sworn—I witnessed the
difficulty betweeu Watkins aud Ka
* house of Mrs.[Groves, iu McDon
ough; we heard a noise in the street; Grov
dowu stairs and oaffe
10 o'clock.
,
I
iu Ka
carriage; Karsnor's kor&e was at the door
Watkins' negro boy IwIÜNtf Hsar
id
KTrs
pot iu his
n't ÀMiiu one help uit,'
utkins told his boy to*'leBrhiii)
augry, wlmu.be said something
alkius; Watkins
caught
pull him out; Karsuer
laid handti
m; Watkius
it Watkius.
carriage aud said "
I dll not
any
i. .
go;" this
mat.- k.n -
in an indig
il*-- I l.
thi
riage
got his pistol and told hiu it he
ou him again he wouli al!jfl#"lii
told him to shoot away, kartmer
ply; he did not point the pistol
of
after he drove off.
Ja
J. Janvier, s
-I
n MeDon
e of the crfffoulty; Ka
tiding across the
back of i the
ed to have hold of K^rgner: fr
oarriuge
eet, Wat
rriage and
where
I
whattWatki
s do
Karsner; K
around and went t
s walked up also; I 8
Watkins asked
I told him "
">o
or turned his c
rds Poole's
afte
Ipan of my pistol:
rriage
tailed hi
took ho
Karsner
outside the
about 6 or 8 ft
of Watki
ok hi
a beuch
staudiug
tha
ri.-f.l iug
e, and Watki
't from him talking
ich excited.
• y
Joshua Evans,
the affray. Watkins
carriage and his black boy
horse; Watkins caught held
tried to pull him off the
Karsuer'« oo
the boy let go the bor«e: K*rsn«r~turned the
; he got out
down
up, Ki
told him if he touched him again he would
shoot him. Watkius asked some
gau foi him; he then asked
Karsner's pistol.
rtkur, sworn—I was at the
ujp stairs iu Watkins' house, and
ug; tlie carriage stopped; hear
th« window
n the wheels
ouly a part of
14 the road in the
holding the
Karsner aud
at; whon he let
; Wafkins got
of
ge and drove off to the
aud had a pistol in his ban t; he
e bench and Watkius
e to get a
take
( atharina
d.
Kar
ing a lond noise I looked
Watkins standing butfee
of tbe carriage I told his daughter he would
he killed, 1 weut down stairs, aud saw IFat
kius sotting in the carriage without his wig;
think he had hold of jx.u.-gni l: bis negro boy
of the gets aud L*^ld him to baud
him his w.j; s » \k Kairoer
horse while IFatkins w*^,
! 11 I
the wheels; he said "yon tried to r
Watkins told. Karsner he did
linrt him but wanted him to acknowledge;
saw Karsner get his pistol, and heard him
tell IPatkims lie would shoot him, IPatklus
I himself around and told him to shoot;
Mr. Karsner th
Daniel Corhit eworn—Mr. Karsner wa
my honse, at Odessa, on the day of the af
fray; he said he had had a difficulty with
Watkins ; Did not observe whether he
injured any or not, but he oomplaiued about
his tbroae being hurt.
The defence here olo3ed, W. C. Sprnauce,
for the plaintiff, addressed the Jury
slderable length, lie was followed by T. F.
Bayard and Cl. B. Rodney for the defence,
. C. Gordon then closed the arg
the plaintiff.
The Jury returned a verdict for the plaintiff
laying the damage at 9100.
State vs. Williamson.—Defendant
raigned for passing conterfeit
Brooke T. Turner and U. R. Robinson, Har
rington for State and Booth for defense. The
Jury returned a verdict of guilty in both
e prisoner were remanded for
a ap*«c
sentence.
Thk Dark Days ov Wilmington in 1801.—
The Christian (Baptist) Chronicle edited by
Rev. Mr. Dickersou, of this city, says:
We find iu the N. Y. Evangelist a letter
nimiugton correspondent, which de
much vividness tlie dark days
of April 1861. The sketch, we judge to
o Rev. Willi
Aiknian, of the Hanover Street Preshyteriu
church. We
for only a fa
from a
from the graceful pen of
eta. Little Delà
e God of Na
ed
front the vor
iiile we
umeutality, we
*1,
llld
overrate
believe that
der God,
done chiefly
by the
loyal mini
: I * -
pulpits of the city, Mr. Aik
"You aud I
says:
er forget that night, or
you re
ey, stoppe.» b
bridges all charred
e reports of blood-th
side. We
next Sabba
which
tz
fruitless j
y
busqueha
blackened, an
will not forget it. It
here; the telegraph w
il"*
ainly
anight.
down
1 a
tl
all the
eyed, bC
s and Washington w
neu of Moesauliuse
the streets o
at the
been i
I
I m
Baltimore,
that
pushing
adv
get possession
at there would pro
iurn the bridges on
that there
oing and
oward this city
hably be
either side of
hundreds of
only waiting for ai
r oity;
e k
1 rebels ai
opportunity to
ibit
their power, aud that our only
ety
activity
had arms iu his posse
to them, and h
iu voluntary companies. It
Saturday night, aud ushered iu a troubled
■ i.-i.l.i
. Rvery
i looked carefully
wild
dreds enrolled tl
Sabbath.
We shall n
forget th
came to the church as to the
God, and it was good
Sabbath. We
uctuary of
as. My ohoir, as the bell oe
begau Hoftly, alter the plaintive prelude to
organ, to Bing, "My country, tis
Every one jvas tremulous will
sang with
emotion, and
the deep inspiration
of the hoc
r heart
e. We had sung
hundred times befon
meaning till
my life. It was a
ihile
d fell
sponsively
heard
, but we i
'liât week
new its
• long
eek of years.
o have consulted
« sending
lie well to box up
It see
a/,
a valued picture o
.1 he

i
o see q nie t aud pdace
go with
ey w
1 u:
handling their rifles,
they practised
tlie la
II
any a deep-toned oomplaiut thr
prepare to deread
uns; to wonder
by tru
s be compelle
ir h
es with sucl
whether
minister us y o
defepoe in your house, aud
uot be tl
all
duty for you,
have s
er it might
»skill whioh had been ouly
yet
a pastime befo
' - 1 •
of
home aud country.be called into plav iu
trenoh or behind some earthwork«
these roads
But
at look southward,
is passed now
We talk ot it m
thunk pod, it h
.something long gone.
unueco
that were farther away, but it
n foolish
> "
all real to
d then.
We
, iu those dark days when
know bu,t
of the in
ertaiu, whan we d
Washington was iu the ham
, aud the tide of rebellion liad swept
r the Susquehanna,
tli
r K"
eu Baltimore
in i in
ia demon
ob, ami the
that burued
egade of Wilmington,
fire this city—we had a
set of emotions at familiar soumis.
e shrill whistle of the
u who had headed the bam
he bridges, a
wholly
For months together
otive suggested only troo
first, and betöre
the long
I i.
t,
rs will
imiows und
piatfnrws tilled, roofs alive with men.waviug
their adieus or greet ings, would call
n»*tn replies. But it
go; each thousand
the country was safe, and
brethren from the north
Joy-, %ve welcomed the
home feeling—
ould give
good
ew assurance that
« hailed o
with unutterable
with pride;
iu hike
ee them
d old
rth, birth,
heart
ill.*
e, and loved o
there—had its sway aud
prayers."
bid them
veil
Tu k Kent County Democratic Meeting.—
The Democratic Central Committee of Kent
Co., ( Messrs. G. Saulsbury, Jonathan Brown,
Thomas H. Deuuy, S. C. Fraiser, H. B. Fid
dema n and Alexander Johnson) have called
a mooting of their party at Dover, on Tues
day tha 17th of June, at 10 o'clock, a. M., In
rhei r call thay say it is to renew their pledges
of attachment and devotion to the Coustitu
tioaal Union of our fathers, which, in the
language of Jefferson, we regard "
okor of our peace at home and Bftfety
abroad."
"We cordially iuvite all p
they have-heretofore co-opuri
party organization or
the maiutei
r, r.N
i n i , iu7 heth * r
e in favor
I
of the Consti
of the Union
e opposed to the wild ackern
cipation and negro equality of
tional and Abolition party no
h*
, of
Beo
In power, to
friends, aud let
gixe
countenance and
gather. Co
sei.
The perilous condition
ntry- de
mis that every lover of Liberty aud Free
should be up aud doiug.
"The restoration of
Uov
uda
ii "
"Theprese
.lion of the Coustitutic
de
Î 'Thei
euance of Liberty and Fro
and houe8ty in the public
at the r
o Gov
dollar,
of
r millions of
a day,
power should be displaced th
stitutioual aud peaceful means of"the ballot
that
« party
"The rapid
ulation of au enormous
and purmaueut publio debt," threatening us
with u
er and hopeless insolvency
publio debt already reaching
nd million of dollars,
eavy ta
re than
, demands
It,
KS
"The
already
n direo
id indirect,
. „ adred million of
dollars a year, eating out the subs
the people^aud augmenting eyery year, de
"Reduced wages, low prices, depression of
trade, decay of busiuess
aud impending ruin
it."
But above all the restoration of the oou
cord, good feeling, prosperity, and sense of
security of former years, demand it.
• IFe, therefore, iu behair of the old aud
tried Democratic party, whose oo
e, iuvite every citizen of Ke
distinction of party, who
Constitut.km
Quite with
ce of
ity of work,
every Bide, demand
littee we
County,
iu favor
it is, and the Union
in this great work
allty.
will
of perfect
«rjr man who is in fav
ntinnanoe and perpetuity
ut, who places his
invite
free gov
in the "intel
ligence, the Patriotism, aud. discriminating
juslioe of the Amerioan people, who believes
the Federal Go
powers, derived solely from the Constitution,
aud springing from and upheld by the pop
be present and participate
of limited
n:
Wo say to
in favor of supporting
their reserved rights
whol e ^in stitutional vigor,
HflArfHKh« usurpation of
the State who is
gove
the general
government in
power and violations of the Constitution, and euit,
of the public and private lights of the citiaen
by the party now in power, we extend to you
the right bund of fellowship. Come out and
unite with us iu the great work.
To every man who is in
oe of the right of the people peaceably
hold elections and to select their own pub
lio officers without interference or military
dictation;
To every man who believes in the supre
macy of the civil over the military authority
who is iu iavor of economy in the public ex
es: who thiuka that the people have
rignt to require of their Agents and publia
servants prudenoe in the contraction of debts
in order to the sacred preservation of
pnblio faith;
To every man who believes in freedom of
Religion, freedom of tb
ted:
on
the
iu
ers,
Mr.
fall
in
■ t•
Press, and freedom
tcotion of the Habeas
der the
trial by juries impartially selec
the
be
To ov
who believ
inaoy of the white u
who is in favor of maintaining that suprema
cy, socially and politically, and who is op
posed to harboiin?, feeding aud clothing
rthless runaways and stolen negroes, as is
ow being do
To all snob,
the supre
over the negro, and
e public expe
reason
lotry'a
tlii-*
time of your
v

The
eeting will he ably addressed by Hon.
Charles Brown, formerly a
sa from the City of Phllàdelphia,
citizen o
distinguished speakers, aud Will continue
during the day.''
amber of Con
.u,/
eral other
Wants a Wife?—W e have received
ritten in a
the foil
ing advertlseiue
e fe
kioh, howev
e hand,
iusert iu the local.
Whoever wan
is a chance, if it is
u hoax. It
. young lady of a respectable family,
; tired of
d like
inin* at
, »ingle,
to 4wn
ith
young gentle
of a good standing, wliiol
ould finally
iu
eugagome
both parties m
question, is of
The ) oung lady, it
°B*
•liui
«ight,
r, black
tola is cou
hui
b! *
eyes, and ou the
king. No persor
est. For
need
app
s add
s Annie Mayfield, Middle
par
Delaw
Fob Ri
.—A beautiful throe Btory brick
iuiug three rooms aud kitoli
the fir
■ and batl
I
third floor, with
ater in yard, kituhe
bath room; also a good sized yard. Thii
house is situated at No. 404 Bombard st. For
ilnrs inquire at this office, or at the
above mentioned.
aud
partie
I
JOS.—The 4th ieo
eon the "1*11—
ill take place on Friday
ery high
grim's Progress,"
evening
xt. These lecture
ly appeoiated, Judging fr
which they are attended;—and
interesting.
the m
j, they
grow
Got Caouht.—S o
oring
this city.
offered
rascal has bee
cheat the Rev. Me. Galey, formerly of
deav
It was as follows: lie called to
shed to pi
« tli
I
pay for him
for a larger am
the balance. The dr
auco ny giving a
di
oui. I be good for
nothing and the pupil would
This dodge did not work with Mr. Galey who
procured a police officer and arrested the
Cheater jail.
ml. lie is now iu We
Juvenile Tiubvks. —Our city
a gang uf juvenile thieves,
rying iu age from 9 to 14 years. We
ur of these youths
Friday evening, for entering the office of R.
Carswell, Coal Merchant, and stealing there
$5. On Saturday,another
tor robbing the till
class of criminals is rapidly ou the incr
aud demands that the proper anthoritits
should provide some place for their pnHish
be
infested wi
Ul K
i
Uro
. Gawthrop. Thi»
nine exoliange
ortliy
A IV KW
says that I
Representative in Cougress, is spoken of
Candidate.—A
. Geo. P. Fisher, our
hat authority the supposition is found
are not informed.
— A second track li
been laid
city.
I
by the Raili
Win. W. Si
ad Company through
the contract for pav
ud placing tlin ir
ed by
is work is
ing betweeu the rails
gs over the gutle
It is s
those competent to Jjudge that
being admirably executed. Mr. S. has iu hia
r a duz
KENT AND SUSSEX AFFAIRS.
We copy the following items fr
Times.
The Railroad Depot at Camden, Del.,
i Mouday night. Among
destroyed were about 800 7'o
hioh had been forwarded by the Del.
ciel y to be distributed to the
3d Delaware Regiment.
The grain depot, on the opposite side
the road, iu whioh there were twelve hundred
oartridg
the
Si
destroyed bp fire
the c
a
aware Bible
ed only by the
rk of
stre
iu«en
effect. It
the
We copy the following ite
Smyrna Times.
The Preachers' Association for Easton Dis
lot held its meeting for pr
Camden, on Tuesday aud Wednesday of
this week. The ■
much similar tha
from the
quarter
'■n i nu " of
formerly, though
e discussions were fully equal to fori
eetiugs. The pr
ertained
of
aud people
ou Tuesday evening by a
lecture from Rev. S. I- Baldwin
highly
China.
We hear uopiplaints fr
that the fro
1 M
s that
uriug the first
have considerably injured the i
of the pe
ay
rly varieties
erop. It will not be kn
however, the extent of the in

juries.
We copy the following fr
(Milford) News:
We leSiU that a fine t
r the "Red Mills," about
Lewes, <
early on Sunda
the Peninsular
r
wo story dwelliug,
es this
entirely destroyed by lire
rniug, the 11th inst.—
We believd the property belonged
lady, Mrs. Parker, and was
geutleman of the
the de
side
of
to
Plod by a
e-of Craig. So sudden
that notkiug of much
could be rescued from the devouring
clement.
In our last issu» we stat
Preaohers' Association"
of Philadelphia Conference, would
the 8th u/ J
been a meeting of l
the Distr
oiling connection, aud
eddhat the "Local
r'Suow hill Distriot
Milton
e; it aliould have
iation of the
reache
e regular trav
the looal preach
Lasiern shore of Maryland
Allair
Ck
<•*,.
A horse exhibition will take place at Ctoil
tou, June 14th.
We copy the following items from the Cecil
Whig.
Oi
aturday last the 5th regiment Mary
quitted Newport News ror
l Jd Uh '
.land Volunte
I Norfolk. The
b ut comylaiu that they are
active duty. Imputations have been
that the men viU tight badly, '
sire te sbow to t»!*® world that old Maryland
produce as brav 0 RQ 4 haroio
excellent
d they de
ed on the map.
other
0 f % 'he fishermen h
flailing business
s season;
dene bet
W« learn that
"out
We belie
been v
profitable'
e said t» lit.
though
gillers
the herring
With the
of negroes to
drink up what little money they have v
aud among the rest "Old Joe," whom blai, in «
thk *
of the Ashing
o loaf about
army
v 'il they
"
a
ts is a nuisance, albeit o
everybody seems inolined to telerste. J
about the only "notable"
19
e hav e no w: form
hod a number of them, but one by
one they have gone. Tkure seems to- be gr
danger that Elkton will lose her reputation
for notables.
Dr. Solomon Sharp who has bee
for the last, few months, has been
Norfolk.
Elkton
to
last week.
He left for that place
The publio scho«t
this towq, Mr. M.
Johnson Rhodes, Principal, will hold
pio-nio, In Hollingsworth's woods,
north of th».
Ma
e mil«
Thursday
Kent Go,
We co.py the fo 1 } owing fre
tertowii) News.
Thy. first quarterly meeting for Sent
the Santi
euit, (fid. B. Churoh.) will be held at Still
Pond on Saturday morning, May 31st. The
Rev. T. J. Quigley, Presiding Elder, may be
expected
the occasion, and also
on the following Buuday morning.
Since the
patlon of Fredericksburg by
the Federal troops,letters have been received
iu Chestertown from that place, which, stated
that. Mr. Win. h. Greenwood, formerly of this
d well known to many of our read
ers, was the only Union man in that city pre
vious to the advent of the Fedora
Mr. G. has resided in Fredericksburg forsev
avering
army
fall
ry during the lo
id Blue* the secession of Virginia is
period whloh has
Interv
in keeping with his high-minded and
oharaoter, and will more
his numerous Union friends in
■ t• .*I linn
this oemmnnity.
Queen Ann's.
The Circuit Court for Queen Ann's Co.,ad
Saturday last,
the 2d of June—wh
be held.
meet again on
fer argument will
'
Blub IIbs :—
I noticed in
your issue of the 24th inst., Dootor Norris
reports of the po
the body of John Redden, in which
observes.
"1 made a complete post mortem examina
tion of the cranial cavity—appearances pre
sented on iuside of oalvatium, when detached
—natural, no spioula of hone projecting
congestion of the vessels noticeable,
removing the cerehuiu and cerebellum,a small
fracture of the frontal hone just at the left of
ring was perceptible. The bralu
was healthy with the exception ef the small
clots at a point direotly opposite the fr
which accounts satis facto rily for the sympton
the bones of the skulfT The oompressio
• "doubtedly caused by the severe blow lacer
oft!
m examination of
Dou
the na
no depression of
small ve
whloh
probably blood slowly flowed." In oonolusioit
Is fro
th» Doctor obs
"It is therefore my op
, in which Doo
and Killgore coincide, that the
same John Redden's death
secondary meuigitis togeth
of the braiu fro
Fisl
ed by
e effe
of the
ceived."
aud the appearauc
the e
complete,
'.
the various parts ex
nutely de
mi
what
tailed, —wlint were the evidences of
ary menigitis, which the Dootor placeB first
us of the causes of
death? The symptona of compression
observes are sufficiently acoo
the e
aud most prominent,
I: '
nted for.
oiugitis, if the
: the illness Of
I
, during
symptona were pre
the unfortuu
the
"I *.
clear from the Do
MEDICU3.
Dovi
. May 20th, 1862.
Mr. C. P. John
n —Devr Sir: —May I tr
r valuable paper, for the
rhioh,iu justice to myself, 1
Delà
oitmg a space
I
following
'■■"in I
rd,
the people
they may be enabled
of the responsibility an l
sorge P. Fisher. I have uever
aspire to publio notoriety, aud
driven to the
fathom the depth
rage of
do 1
nt I I
e I»
I have adopted within
rry
ant alternative tl
the past three weeks.
It will lie remembered, that on the seooui
day ot May iu the Congress of tha United
States, Hou. George P. Fisher saw proper
offer a gross and unpardonable insult
self, and there in the presenoe of the
lull*
on, declared himself responsible there or
arks. Whereupon, I,
Mr. Fisher had thrown down
I did so, and immedl
uvitatiou to his honor
■111
ere fur his
feeling that
the ganntlent, the only co
accept it.
ately despatched
requesting him
eet my friend
any
place lie might designate, iu the Btatï of
Delà
the Distriot of Columbia,
rnake the preliminary arrangements for an
honorable adjustment. The honorable fynv
nepudiates his responsibility and!
grat me that honor,
sitive a
refuses
ing his
sible "here
I therefo
withstauct
, that he is.r.esponr
elsewhere" for his qx-prestdAuL
ish the fact
be heralded
orld, that George P. Fisher is guilty of
misrepresentation and slauder, and
is an inconsiderate and contemptable ooward,
"and as such '
sidération
the
is unworthy of
a loyal negro."
Yours, very truly,
Chas. W. McWuorteu. •
Leiter ft-oin file Second Délu
ré Regiment.
Camp Marshall, Snake Hill,
Near Baltimore, Md., May 10th, 1862.
The "Chioken" makes its appearance
sionaly in our camp, and while looking over
a number to day, 1 read a letter from
the 1st Delaware Rogimeut; it occurred to
Regiment, (the Second,) lias be
hut little noticed lately,
papers. This, of
uf inter
of
the Delawar
course, is uot from any waut
■ doings felt by the Editors
people of Delaware, but perhaps from
lessneas; you have no oorrespoudeuts
satisfied that
interest
lo
camp, otherwise
every incident that occurs
friends would be published with pleas.
the articles copied from our 'Regimental Flag'
proves this, while the contributions
sheet show that we have material here
. . , fur
nish trequent letters through the oolumus of
the Delaware newspapers that will prove
r friends at home,
e this done hereafter, aud
shall look fora weekly contribution from the
2nd Delaware. This is not fro
in
terestiug
We hope
any desire
to gain newspaper notoriety. No Regii
has avoided it
doubtless caused
e, and this feeling has
mplaiuts of onr friend*
heard from; but there
d in us, who desire
nd to ivkom every little inoi
deut connected with the Regiment will be plea
sing words for those we write.
In commencing this
camp, which
the 2nd Delaware remains iu a
take time to give but little a
reserving jnucli for future letters, be
since »e
era have been in'Wilmington
home inters
In
of letters from
ntinued while
will
a
hope to
Hav
cans amongst
ral of the Offl
Furlough-,
ery opportunity
position
friends
to gain reliable information
wishes, add expectations.
Camp Marshall, where we are now station
ed, id about a half a mile beyond the East»
limits of Baltimore city, aud
Horn the P W A R R R, which
be plainly
passes
The Fort is of
unted with 24 aud 32 pouud
i siege guns, aud 8 inch oolumbiads, with
. aller pieces, making in all, 32 guns
ne "Marshall" ia derived from the
Col. of the 7th Maiue Regiment, who died
here after his Regiment had built the foçV.
In.-idu the fort are accommodations fa«-com-
panies B, U, E, and F, while the renaming 6
companies have geod barraoks on khp Sonth.1
side, within a atone'a throw of tt#*
The locations is very high, overlooking p 0 rt
McHenry seme 2 miles south, portions of the
city of Baltimoro, aud with a fluovi
extent of several miles.
The elevated position should be a healthy
one; but the waut of plenty of good water
e marshy grounds
may havo their had effects
Regi
within so
Earthworks,
50 yards.
n."
'
of the
and the stagnant pools
rrounding
daring
warm weather. So far,
has been romarkably healthy, and we
have had more men injured by casualities,—
shooting Ac., than havo died lrorn disease.
Onr duties
«
*
cor.sist in drilling
heavy guns from half past 7 to half
A. M.; guard mounting
half past 11; Batalli
âk'd dress parade at
" C a.'la" oocupy
the
past 8,
9, company drill,
drill 2 to 4 P M,
time pretty fully, aud as
a genv' r ®' thing, we sleep soundly from tattoo
M. Ujl Revillee
While . ! ir Aocomao
p^sed part
al Lockwood; hut sinoe our removal here, we
no BrlgaV» commander, but are
oorps D'Arme, oC Division of Maj. General!
Dix, whose headq uarters are in Baltimore,
and through him we receive all important '
10
et; these,
sunrise,
uty, Va.,
at 9 P.
Regi
the Brigade of Gener
tha
stay in Baltimore, quite a
ber of tesignatloDB, promotions, and appoint
intmenta, have taken place amon
bej Lave been published
!..
list has
any of th« W11
l send ta* whloh-Jöay
. I

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