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The Fatal Door;
The Chevalier Gerard De Kam pis, was a very rich, and a very roud man. Soon after the com pletion of his magnificent castle, he wished to have a house warming, and accordingly all his great neigh bors were invited to a grand feast. At the conclusion of the sumptuous repast, his guests a ade speech after speech, in which the host wn3 laud ed to the skies, and told he was the most fortunate man alive. As the chevalier loved flattery, we can im agine how proud and delighted he Was. One among the guests, however, said nothing for a time. When each man had his speech, he utter ed the following singular oberserva tion upon the happiness of the host: " Sir knight, in order that your felicity should be complete, you re quire but one thing, but that Ls a very important item." " And what thing is that ?" de manded the knight, opening wide his eyes. "One of your doors must be wall ed up," replied the guest. At this strange rejoinder, several of the guests began to laugh, and Gerard himself looked as much as to say, " This man has gone mad." Wishing, however, to have the clew to this enigma, he continued, "But which door do you mean?" he de manded. "I mean that through which you will one day he carried to your grave,'' replied the other. Tlio Quaker Dog. There was a dog, and ids was Buff. He was educated in a Quaker family, and partook largely of their quite, peace-loving spirit. Like them he was of few words, and never spoke except the spirit moved. Tor a companion he had a cat, brought up under the same Advantages, but who had failed wholly to imbibe the non-resistant principles of her teachers, as may a scratch on poor Buff's nose fully testified. He had suffered long, and had begun almost to doubt the love liness of peace doctrines, when grimalkin gave him a severe clap per-clawing for some fancied wrong. It was too much for the philosophy of Buff; he seized her by the nape of the neck, walked calmly to a mud puddle near by, plunged her in, and after holding her in it as long as he thought safe, let her go. It taught her a lesson. Moral :— " Never ride a free horse to death," nor impose upon a man to-day, be cause he did not resent an injury yesterday. A Good Smell. —A little girl went into a neighboring house one day, where some apple-paring lay on a plate on the table. After sit ting awhile, she said: "I smell apples." " Yes," the lady replied ; "I guess you smell these apple par ings on the plate." "No, no," said she, "Taint them I smell. I smell w hole apples. name >y Shakespeare said : " There is a tide in the affairs of men." But it appears to he pretty much all tied back iq the aflitirs of women. E HOME LIGHT OIL" ^.1 , T SJi- '■4! ü n iii ; i , tfî i5SasssaB**T !* PERFECT IN EVERY PARTICULAR—NOT ONE FAULT CAN RE FOUND IVITII IT. It Stands A Fire Test of 150 Degrees Therefore cannot Explode. It burm; in all lamps, with a clear, brilliant tlam»5, until the oil in all consumed, and when used in a night lamp doe» not emit i It is not tieccsBury to keeptlic lam docs not require any change, of hi mere. By actual comparison it will b • found ae white a» pure water. This is obtained by re moving all the impurities found in the com mon oil. We would call special attention to our now cans, in which the oi. is put up. For conven ience and cleanliness, they cannot be excelled. For Sale by the following .Storekeeper», J. G. Glatis, «17 Madison St,, J\ A. Kiilrov, 7th and Madison, B. G. Weils, titli and Tatnall »J. Na ugh ton, Front and Chestnut. W loney, 1238 Chestnut St., Mrs, W. DeitlJng, 211 Walnut St., Win. Turner 3 and Poplar, Bice A Co., öth ami Poplar, O. \V. Bliss, (30 East 5lli St., E, Colo. 828 Poplar. Wholesale and ltctuil by W. G, ADAMS, 12 »äst Second Street, n v odor. p full, and . Ma. AMSGOW'S LARGEST DMWfi BOOMS IN THE CITY. We furnish a first class meal for 30 cents. A good lioast dinner for 30 cents. in every style. Open for the accommodation ot Market people from 4 in the morning, to 12 at night. A. L. AINSCOW, under Third St. Market, Entrance on King. J. A. BOND, And Surveyor, Office:—302 Market Street, Second story.' WILMINGTON, DELAWARE. Houses rented, Kent« :»ml Pills collected, and careful Survey of laud made, ap 20-tf IMMENSE ! the invoice of ; .lust received at the MM ONE PRICE Boot % Shoe House i I NO. 2ÜÎ) MARKET STREET, WILMINGTON, UEL. __ „ I m y *'**- in ' HENRY PIKE Iran] P P £33 S P O o *-*3 . * 3 g s». & < E ©*» S ''J c £ « o 85S3 $ W WO g a ^ ^ $ pt £ f c 'h z> o o' P £ o X; *+> *< r* * P - P •r OS 0 Tlie Cheapest Place IN THE CITY ■3?0 33uy 3TOTU.X* ■» IS AT O. K DÜBELUS No. 2 EAST THIRD STREET, WILMINGTON, DEL. my 23-1m FROM EDWIN HIRST, 881 LOMBARD ST., Wilmington, Del. Who, also, repairs Clocks, Watches, Me* chanicalToys,&c. Also, Musical Instrumenta of ail kinds, such as Organs, Melodeons, Con certinas, Accordéons, Musical Boxes. &c., in the best manner H. F. PICKELS, i Works, 11th and Hcald St., Store, 7 and 3 East Fourth Street. WILMINGTON, DEL. Repairs for all the different pattornsof Stoves on hand. Tinware, knives and forks, tea and tahle rpoono. Tin and Sheet Iron work of all kind», Rooting, Spouting, &c. ap 3 lm JAMES BROWS, PRACTICAL and Printer, ; Ko, 2 WEst Third Street, ('2nd Story,) Printing of every diseription, BILL HEADS. ^9, l « 3EMFO«X? , 3ES —AND MTTIIIIA®®, STATEMENTS, and everything that the Business man needs in the line of Printing. OFFICE OF THE BUSINESS INDEX.