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« ff 3>* 1 I 2£3 2 2. Æ n K o D b ü w*i*~ H Z' y -XI D d Wm /4 w «W j. :'V Sf VOL. 41. DOVER, DELAWARE, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11. 1900. NO. 101 PUCES FOR ! I Eastern Shore Appointments as Announcrd Last Night, CONFERENCE SESSION ENDED. Delegates Fleeted to General Con ference After the Liberal Metho dist Protestant Fashion.—Rev. N. O. Gibson Returns to Dover. At the close of the session of the M. P. Conference atj Westminster, Md., yesterday. President Melvin read the appointments, part of which follow, being of interest to the people of this section. They are: Accamac—C. K. McCaslin, Beaver Dam—F. A. Holland Cambridge— S. B. Treadway. Caroline—J. W. Norris. Cecil— B. F. Jester. Centreville— F. T. Benson. Chestertown—J. M. Gill. Chinooteague—W. A. Melvin. Clayton—J. E. Nicholson. Crisfleid— O. W. Haddaway. Crumpton— G. H. Stocksdale. Deltnar—J. E. T. Ewell. Benton—J. M. Dickey. 'Dover and Leipsio—N. 0. Gibson. Easton—!.. F. 'Warner. Felton— H. L. Sehlincke. Frederica— E. H. Jones. Georgetown. D. C —J. Bn. Kinzer. Georgetown Circuit— G. E. Brown. Georgetown—J. H. S. Ewell. Greenwood— E. B. Stone. Harrington—W. S. Phillips. Kennedy ville — Bonis Randall. Indian River—To be supplied. Laurel—IF. C. Klein. Mardela—'Elmer Simpson. Milton— H. E. Bennington. Newmarket— S. F. Cassen. Oxford—J. T. Lassell. Parksley— F. H. Mullineaüx. Pocomoke City— B. G. Greenfield. Poeomoke Circuit— F S. Cain. Queen Anne's— G. W. Hines. Reliance— H F. Wright. Salisbury—S. J. Smith. Salem— R. K. Gewiß. Seaford—J. W. Balder si' on. Snow Hill—Avery Donovan. St. James— E. C. McCosky. St. Michaels—S. A. Hoblitzell. Sussex— G . R. McCready. Talbot— C. S. Daugherty. Warwick—J. M. Brown. Wilmington— G. G. Wolfe. West Wilmington—James L. Nichols Wicomico—W. 0. Livingston. [ i I Wye—J. F. Wooden. Between Easton and Cumberland, the, eouference decided to meet next year j at Easton, Talbott County. Md. The full list of delegates to the Gen-] eral Conference is as fallows: Ministerial—'Rev. T. H. Lewis, D. D.. j Rev. A. D. Melvin, ,D. D., .Rev. J. D. Kinzer. D, p.. Rev. F. T. Little. B. D., Rev. W. S. Hammond, D. D., Revs. J. O. Crouse, J. L. Straughan and Rev. -Hugh L. Elderdiee Lay—Dr. Joshua W. Hering, T. P. Fisher, Daniel Baker, J. N. Warfield. Thomas A. Murray, G. T. Atkinson, J. R. Caton, Samuel Vannort, William J. C. Dulaney, E. Riggin and W. B. Usil ton. M. Sheridan, T. Cape May Steamers. A dispatch from Cape May says: "The Cape 'May Pier and Transporta tion Co. has been incorporated to open a line between Cape May and Baliti This project is part of the more. scheme announced some time ago to run a steamboat between Cape M-ayj„ and Lewes, and there connect with the Queen Anne's railroad, making a com bined rail and water route between Baltimore and Cape May. The Cape May corporation is to build a pier and furnish ithe transfer service between Cape May and Lewes." At ft W I «■ 1 Is your breath bad? Then your best friends turn their heads aside. A bad breath means a bad liver. Ayer's Pills are liver pills. They cure constipation, biliousness, dyspepsia, sick headache. 25c. All druggists. ■1 T^iUit jour moustache brown or rich black ? Then use BUCKINGHAM'S DYE WHS™ bear<\ a beautiful ( ■p er», of QgiiaaijT*, oq_ Sêrçf BISHOP DENOUNCES GREEO AND IMPROPER PLAYS. His Palm Sunday Visit at Christ Church, Dover, and St. Paul's. Camden. Bishop Coleman preached at Christ Church on Sunday 'morning to a con gregation which completely filled the church. His text was Homans 14,7: "For none of us livefth to himself, and no man dieth to himself,' ject was unselfishness. He talked on patriotism to ithe church, especially during the special fasting and prayer, and referred to the patriotic mayors of certain towns who had objected to the presenilation of "notoriously improper plays which have been profaning the holy season throughout the country." He said that he often wished a Socrates might come among us, as he did in Athens in all it3 glory, and cry ont, when the public speakers were addressing the populace upon "Courage," saying: ''Sirs, what do you mean by courage?" He said that It is the courageous 'mam who is needed in the public places, and now that this state is entering upon a new struggle for place and position, men who will guard the sandtity of the home, and forget self in matters of public moment, must be chosen if we are patriotic. The 'Bishop spoke of a parishioner who had been pronounced dangerously ii! with nervous prostra tion, and who had declared to him that it -was not overwork, but worry alt the treatment Of It'he publie funds by men who had gotten into power. The alarm at this systematic looting of the ptvh ! lie. treasury had brought him to a sick I bed. and his sub of season At the Close of the sermon the Bishop confirmed a class of five candidates. Revs. G. E. Bond and J. P DUIIamel also assisted in the services. Tn the evening Bishop Coleman con [ firme da class of seven at St. Paul's i Chapel. Camden. MUCH SMOKE AND G* ç BUT ! ITT E FIRE. I A ldicks anil DuPont Mon Use Their Liberality Test as an Occasion For Twitting. j "The Morning News" has received tlie following from Dover: "To glori ify the Addicks convention the sub servient State Sentinel ubtiiushing l.v says on its own authority that at the Republican (by it called Baiters') Convention, 'the janitor did not get a cent for hie extra trouble' in opening the hill, whereas 'in the Union Repub lican Convention the liât was passed and the janitor received over twelve dollars.' "The janitor to-day said, and so cer tdifies under his hand, that at the Re publican Convention on March 21. the j hat contained $11.85, and at the prima ries of the East Dover Republicans. held ithe Saturday before, the persons j present made him up a purse of $1.10. The 'slight difference' to which the "•Sentinel" alludes should therefore be The Ad characterized as follow* dicks people make a vulgar parade of their money; whereas, t'he Republi cans pay their bills without delay or display." "To 'The Morning News': "The Republican Convention held at Dover on March 21 passed the hat for the janitor, and -it contained $11.85,and at the primaries the Saturday before, the East Dover hundred Republicans paid me $110. both organizations hav ing used ithe Court House, of which 1 am janitor, "Dover, Delaware, April 7, 1900." A well-known Regular Republican "James C. Tomlinson. has handed in this communication to The Delawarean" for publication, "A article apnpeared in the 'State Sentinel" headed "A Slight Difference" hut if any person doubts that at the convention held in Dover March 21 by the Republican party of Delaware, the collection was not equal to the Ad dicks Convention, let them ask the jan itor. "Moral—Do not play with Dupont powder: while it is smokeless, yet it Is doubly -powerful and capable of blowing gas -to smithereens." Want a Clear Channel. Senator Kenney has presented a peti tion in the U. S. Senate from several hundred citizens of Kent county, Del., asking Congress to appropriate suffi cient money to cut a channel through a sand bar thalt has formed at the mouth of the St. Jones River, owing to the heavy storms of last winter. The petition recites that a steamboat line has been established between Lebanon and Philadelphia, which carries large quantities of grain, lumber, coal and perishable fruits. The sand -bar has reduced the depth of water at low tide from six feet to one foot and the steam boats are unable to make their trips. ) Woman Disposes of Three of Her Offspring in Three Years. is ONE FOUND IN A SOAP BOX. Bnt Coroner's Jury To-day Found Direct Testimony to Hold Julia Holliday for Infanticide. Coroner Knotts and a jury of inqui sition were kept busy all this 'morning investigating a deploable case which came to the notice of the police of Do ver yesterday. Dogs had scratched up the body of child in Christ Church cemetery and it was found to have been buried on Mar. 3, in a rude soap box, only a few inches under ground. The body was identified «* the child of Julia Neal, alias Holli day. a Evidence before the Coroner to-day showed that it'he woman has coasted that her illegitimate children should never see the light of day. and that hree infants which she bore have, in three successive years, shared the same fate of mysterious deaths and rude bur ials. The coroner, made a thorough investigation of the ease to-day and, while the evidence was strong against the woman in a circumstantial way. it was noli sufficiently direct, in the minds of the jurors to hold lier for (trial on the charge of infanticide, almost as serious a charge as murder. The jury's verdict was death from un known causes, after Dr. A. R. Davis 'had testified that the posit-mortem held by him showed no evidences that ithe infant was not still born, as the woman claimed. The jury, however, recommended a severe admonition from the coroner to Julia Holliday .and her release only on a parole for good behavior. 1 OFF TO WASHINGTON. State Senator J. Frank Allee to Con for Again With the President. State Senator J. Frank Allee, who is Stale Chairman of the Union Republi can party, has gone to Washington far an ifher conference witli President Mc Kinley and other administration lead ers relative to the Republican quarrel in Delaware, and the chances for the Union Republican delegates being seat ed at Philadelphia. At Union head quarters it was stated to-day thaï the President had personally expressed a desire to see the memorial presented to the Regulars by the Union Republi cans early in the campaign, and to hear fully the Union side. President Mc Kinley and Senator Hanna are both anxious that the Republicans should end their quarrel: especially anxious are It,bey that Delaware should send her three electors and her two new Sena tors to the aid of the administration forces. The new developments in ithe Ad dicks fight are believed to have caused a rumor that was published last night in Wilmington that the two factions of the Republicans had decided to follow the same policy as in 1S9S. each work ing for a separate ticket but eontain j ing the same names except in the ca.se of Legislative candidates who would vote either for or against Mr. Addicks. This, it was said, would involve the admission of both delegates to the Na tional Convention ait Philadelphia, each man having a half vote. STATE BOARD ON DR. MUSTARD'S DEATH, His Personal Worth and Profes sional Skill Commented Upon in Resolutions of Condolence. Tlie following resolutions were pas sed by tbe State Board of Health at the staled annual meeting held at Newark on Thursday, April 5th, inst: Resolved, By the members of the State Board of Health assembled in annual session -on this day, when the sad funeral rites are being performed over the remains of a lamented -broth er and former member of this Board, David L. Mustard, Of Lewes, thalt we desire to place on record our keen sense of personal bereavement and public loss sustained in t'he death of our departed friend and nothing but ihe discharge of official duty which can be done on -no other day prevents our attendance upon -his obsequies. Resolved, That without attempting to rehearse the many proofs of his per sonal worth and private virtues, his professional skill and patriotic instinct we hereby extend to ithe afflicted fam ily and devoted friends our heartfelt sympathy and condolence in the Irrep j arable loss realized by all.—Alex. Loiw I her, Secretary, < TROLLEY COMPANY FILED NEW SURVEY. Proceedings Before the Chancellor Were Knocked Out By This Ac tion.—Company Pays Costs. The new litigation against the Del General Electric Company, which has held up its trolley system work below Dover, occupied the atten aware tion of Chancellor Nicholson on Satur day in the chambers at the State 'House and while the injuinetion against the company will not be granted, the diffi culty was not settled, and the company is open to another restraining order at any time. The motion for a preliminary injunc tion to restrain them from occupying the lands of Mrs. Sara'h E. Cooper be low 'Dover was heard with Messrs. Higgins and Hilles, of Wilmington, representing Mrs. Cooper. The rail way company, by its answer and affi davits showed thait they had, since the filing of the bill, withdrawn the con demnation proceedings and disclaimed any intenltion of crossing the Cooper lands. After argument Chancellor Niehol ja son dismissed the bill, denied the mo- j l:or\ for a preliminary injunction and; dismissed the restraining order, but | required the company to pay costs, since t'he bill was properly filed upon file state of facts existing at that time. j I I ! Mrs. Cooper will probably attack s now on the ground that no company ! ■ can amend its survey filed before the Secretary of State. PRESBYTERIANS AT SMYRNA. Now Castle Frosbytery's Spring Ses sion Next Week "Will Fleet Dele gates to St. Louis, Tlie Presbyterians of this section are 1 poking forward wiitlh great interest to the coming sessions o-f the New Castle Presbytery which meets here on April 17 and IS. An important feature of the' meeting will be the election of two (toners to the General Assem- j St. Louis on j com mi bly which convenes in Mav 17. E. H. Beck, of Smyrna, will doubtless lie elected a commissioner. | Rev. 'Wilfred W. Shaw, of Port Deposit ! —tie moderator—will preach the aer-, on Tuesday evening, to be follow ed by the Lord's Supper. Another im portant item will be the election of a stated clerk to succeed Rev. Bull her A. Oates, who removed from Delaware City to Chambersburg, Pa. Rev. .1. R Milligan, D. T)„ of Wilmington, is men At t'he session a of mon tinned for this place, on Wednesday morning Rev. T. A. Mc Curdy. D. D.. and Br. Milligan, of Wil mington. will make addresses on "Our Young People " HUNG ON LIVE ELECTRIC WIRES. Wilmington Boy Climbed a Polo nml Current of 500 Volts Passed Through Kin. Wilmington, April 7 -As the result of being shocked by electric light wires, Willard Lenclernmn. a 13-vear old boy, living at Ninth and Van Huven Streets, is unable to use his hands. The hi y climbed the pole yesterday and euaghl hold <>!' tlie wiles to pull himself hi tin top. A current of 500 volts passed through him. He hung to tlie pole until he was iiueonseiotls and then dropped to tlie ground. The attending physi cians think lie will regain re tlie use of his hands. Interesting Cases Before Magistrate. Before Magistrate Peter L. Cooper on Friday afternoon, Michael Powell, of Hartley, brought suit against Isaac Robinson, the Baltimore canner, to re cover the value of one and a half acres of tomatoes which Powell sold to Rob-j met. Powell delivered to the cannery ; 277 baskets of tomatoes and had near- j »" j refused, on -the ground that there was! a quarter of an acre more than had 1 been bargained for. The amount sued for iwas $75. The referees, Messrs. Charles Denney, John Satterfield and Joseph T. Hoffecke-r, after hearing the evidence, awarded Powell $50 and costs A -suit which created some excite ment was brought -before Magistrate P. L. Cooper a few days ago, ini the way of a dog case. Enoch David, a wheelwright of this town, brought suit against Walter McGinnes for damages, David claiming that the canine was poisoned by arsenic, and thalt McGin nes -was the suspected poisoner. It was proven that McGinnes had purchased some meat at a butcher's in Dover,and also some arsenic from a drug store. Upon an examination of the stomach of the dog, which David had made, it was found that Ithe dog had died from arsenical poison. Magistrate Cooper decided that there was no cause for action and the case was dismissed. ' I in of Subscribe for "The Delawarean," $1. \ NOT TEA. BUT POISON OAK. —-; This is What the Family " of Captain Hensch Drank.' - THE MISTAKE WAS niSmUERFfl WflJ) UIObUVtHtU „ I While the Family Were Drinking the Tea Thinking it Sassafras Tea, a Widely Known Spring Tonic.—Medical Aid Pre vented Casualties. j j ! \ The family of Capt. A. C. Mensch, a prominent and well-known farmer re siding near Rising 'Sun, consisting of himself and wife and their daughter, Miss Ella, made a very narrow escape from being fatally poisoned on Monday and as it is they are yet suffering se It will be known thalt many persons in this vicinity regard sassafras tea verely. ja very healthy Spring tonic and Cap j win Mensch is no exception to this rule. One of the farm boys, Leslie | as Springer, was directed to procure the j sassafras and he, not being well posted I brought in a bunch of small roots of I poison oak instead of the roots de Not noticing the mistake Miss Ella made the tea of which the family par took. But while they were drinking it another boy employed about the place, named Conner, discovered the mistake, and no doubt his discovery saved them much suffering or possibly their lives, All of them were made very ill, the symptonis being a swelling of the ! s j,. e( ] ! ■ glands of the throat and face and nau sea. Prompt medical attention, how ever, relieved the suffering. j especially when they are desired for j medicinal or edible purposes. It was a narrow escape, and the fam ily realize now that extreme care is de- , ma tided in handling herbs and roots. | ! lf Ho(v a Father Waldron's Faster Tide. Rev. T. F. Waldron, priest in charge Cross Church. Dover, and w'hov-te parish extends from Smyrna down into Virginia, will have a busy : . day on Sunday,in his celebration 0 f Father Waldron will arise at • Easter. 4 a. m„ and after morning prayer.wil! drive t: Smyrna, where he will conduct Hp tntist : morning mass at 8 o'clock, re.nr« to Dover in time to hold 10 o'clock mass at Holy Cross Church, af- j ter a drive of 25 miles. There will be j again at St. Polycarp Church, i vespers Smyrna, and evening service at Dover, ! all under Faith« Waldron's special su-Ï Dover I nervision The decorations at church will include some of the most I elaborate ever seen here, and the deco- j : mors are already at work. EVERYTHING READY ^ ^FOR SPRING - - 1900, AXT ROSS' New DEPARTMENT STORES ; PRICES GUARAN TEED the LOWEST 1 j j Clothing, Hats, Furnishings, Dry Hoods, Notions i m • • . t a tx • 1 ailQ TrimmiDg'S, at LOWDSt PnC8S. 210 M-AJE&IEIIET ST.. 13 T0_A_E T 2X3 ST. ' WILMIMGTOIT, I 0ÜR /NEW CLOTH IMG DEPARTMENT Will be formally opened on completion of our new building, with a com plete line of Ready-Made Clothing for Men, Youths, Boys and Chi dren. Lowest Prices.-Spring Goods are now ready in every department. . -ALL.THE LEADING 1900 BICYCLES Stearns, Barnes' White Flyer, Eagle, Spalding, Reading Standard, Eclipse, Rambler, Stornier and Pennant, Imperial. Headquarters for Spalding's AtWetic and Sporting Goods. Baseball Goods Now Selling. Agents for "Domestic" Sewing Machines, Regina Music Boxes, Edison Phonographs, and Columbia Graphophones. ROSS' NEW DEPARTMENT STORES, 13 EAST SECOND ST. 210 MARKET STREET. WILMINGTON DEL PR 1CHS GUARANTEED THE LOWEST, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL* BUSINESS WILL BOOM IF PEACHES HOLD ON. Prospects of Buds Cause Some Figur ing Which Shows That a Million Dollars Will Come Here. A peach crop meaas muA t0 Delaware farm«*, and nothing that grows, perhaps, is given moreatten lion or watched with more anxiety by SPOwePS ' sl,ippers 0T people generally in the early spring than is the welfare I of the peach bud. As the crop has been a practical and almost total failure for the j several seasons pas: nad as this has j meant the loss of th >:i«ands dt 'lars, ! much anxiety was felt regarding Its \ probable fate for the coming season. The mildness of a portion of the win ter frightened many of the watchful growers, but following this came the cold/ ..d backward spring, which ditk~_Jstill exist, and this is retard ing iMe swelling of the buds, so that universally the prediction now is that the entire peninsula will be blessed this year with one of the best peach crops enjoyed for several years, con As an indication of what Is at stake in the success or failure of the crop for the people of Delaware and the Eastern Shore of Maryland, It may be noted that an average crop of say 2,000,000 baskets, selling for 50 cents a basket would mean a distribution of $1,000,000. In addition thousands of dollars would be paid to railroad and steamboat companies, to extra labor for harvesting the crop, to basket fac tories and their employes, most of (which would drift to the local mer chants for supplies, and readily it will lie seen why the interest in the welfare of the crop is so universal. The sue cess of the peach crop means prosperi ty ail over the section. PROFESSOR HEATH DEAD. , Afti Teaching. Former Principal of Wyoming Institute. Pas ses Away. Useful Life of Christian The Rev. Moses .Heath died Monday morning in Wilmington. He was bora in Kings wood, N. J., May 13th, 1827, .mil graduated ar. Colgate University in 1834. in which year he was married. : . Two vears later he was ordained as a Baptist Clergyman and went West, his • !irat charge being at McKeesport, Pa. He was in Minnesota nine years doing missionary work, and saw service dur : the Indian troubles. While engaged In this work he contracted bronchitis j and was compelled to give up minis j terial work, becoming an instructor, i He came East, and went to Hatboro, N. was at Wyoming Institute, this ! J*. county, as an instructor, for nine years I ami afterward went to New Castle for I a y ear nml then to Wilmington. He is j survived by Mrs. Heath, two daughters : and one son.