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TITF, MORNING HERALD
ONE CENT.
WILMINGTON. DEL., TUESDAY. DECEMBER 17.1878.
VOL XII NO. 49.
" PROCLAMATION TO THE PEOPLE!
GREATEST IAEK-D0WS15 EI5E CL0TE5&
EVER KNOWN.
thB]1 dose oat In the next thtrtv nays our entire stock of Winter Clotklng at a
" e TRKMBNEOUS SACBIP1CE. Our ilcket girls and stock-keepers have been
about a week making the neoeeeary change* for this changing the
price tickets for the Mare-Eo Wn.eto.
NOTE THE FOLLOWING PRICES;
,15,'X); formerly *7.50
, 8 Oo; formerly 10,**
...ft; formerly 18.00
8,00; formerly ll.tO
.18,00; formerly 86,0U
Excellent ('iam'imere BultaV...- lt-'^ formeriy WOO
Ifnmt Black ChevlntBults......16 W forme y U 00
FINKBT Business Bulls-—.—.W*®# t u 22
ninwAnoi I'.rpMi Hults .......ftru6r y i##uw
<ri?cse reductions have been made to fo ce the sale of our still immsnse a toe?-, unsold
1 on account of tho bach waruness of tho seaman.
Men's Overcoats...—........
noth-Bound Diagonal Overcoats.
v n* Plaid-Black Overcoats.
Good Black Fur Beaver overcoats...
u.t,n i.lned Fur Beaver Overooatse
Batin D large variety of F ur B avr Ulsters from *6,0u to82\00
16
A. C. YATES CO.
LEDGER BUILDING. OHESTKPT STREET, Cor, 6th, PHILADELPHIA
HOLIDAY ANNOUNCEMENT.
0
In order to rediioe onr large stock by Janusry 1, 1879, we have marked all our goods
down 18 per cent., as the following price list will show.
Good Business suits from $5,00 to $8,500
» $2,60 " $C,35
Cashmere suits from $6.75 to $13 25
$19,50
Boys school suits
Fine brown overcoats " $7,60 to $12,75
$ 11,00
$8,00
it
Dress suils
Bovs fine drees suits $4,00
Fine fur beaver
$9,87
«<
$4,00 to $15,00 Worumbo Beaver overcoats
Boy overcoats 112,00 to $ 0 75.
Largest Clothing House in the City.
N W COR. FIFTH AND MARKET.
M. MEYERS.
A. COHEN,
MERGHANT TAILOR
N. E. COR. 8ECOND AND MARKET STREET.
Now Is the time to order your suits for ChrletmM. Prices are put down lower than
aa 7 place in Wilmington. For *12.00 you san get a good suit made to order. You oin't
buy ready made suits so cheap. Pants made for 18 00 up. Guaranteed a good fit, spring
Yours Truly,
bottom pants always on hand.
A. COHEN.
Merchant Tailor.
N. E cor Rticond and Market Streets.
USEFUL AND ORNAMENTAL
HOLIDAY PRESENTS,
Shoemaker's Fane? Basket and Toy Bazaar.
No. 510 MARKET STREET, WILMINGTON DEL.
One door below the City Hall,
At this store can be found the largest and best, geh o oil stock of
Fancy, French and Indian Baskets,
Foreign and Domestic Paskets of various styles. Toys Notions 4». suPable for the
Holidays ever offered n this market. Ou''stock of Toys is very extensive, and prices
Mr^Shoe maker oan be found at nis old place ef business,No. 40* King street, when
ht has just received a gupeib stock of Market Baskets. Wash Baskets, and everything
in thehou e furo'Shing line. __
WEBB; THE HATTER
304 Market Street,
IS SELLING
LABS FURS OF ALL QUALITIES
AT LOWER PRICES THAN EVER KNOWN BEFORE.
THE LATEST STYLES
OF HATS AND CAPS
AT GREATLY
REDUCED RATES
ADAMS AND BROTHER
WHOLESALE ARID RETAIL
VARIETY STORE
J
So6 MARKET ST
7 WILSIIWGTOIV, iJEUWARE,
I
Would respectfully sail the attention of the Public to their large a
stock Of FANCY AND DOME8EIO
well noli
holiday
DOLLS A SPECIALTY.
GOODS.
G R EINER'8 PATENT HEADS AND BODIES,
UOLL CARRIAGES BOYS VELCIPEDE8,
EXPRESS WAGONS. SLEDS, TOY CARTS,
WHEEL BARROWS, DRUMS,
TIN AND MEKCHANICAL TOYS
•'SIAM ENGINES. A FULL LIND OF
CRADLES, DOMESTIC TOYS.
FOR TREE ORNAMENTS.
COME AND EX A INE OUR STOCK.
i
CLOTHING.
New Styles Ready
GEHT'S AHD BOY'S
New
0
oel4
CLOTHING.
We snail be glad to have the peo
ple of Wilmington, call and seethe
ft.
Is
LARGEST.
BEET.
HANDSOME*
and eheapeet stock of Fin# and
Medium Gratae or Geni's Youth's
Boy's and Cbiliren's Clothing that
wuav.r manufactured.
WA.NAMAKER It BROWN
OAK HALL
ets a MARKET STS.
9;
3
1;
ta
8.
Philadelphia.
taboos
BOTTOX MBCBH.
nur cr.Ass woaw,
L. B. JONES,
Gent's Furnishing Goods,
DRESS SHIRTS MADE TO ORDER
A SPECIALITY.
Ill OUAUABTUBD,
No. 121 MARKET Street.
Wilmington Del
oa
of
BALLS.
ed
In
CHARITY BALL.
First Grand Bal
OF THE YOUNG MEN'S
CHARITY ASSOCIATION,
(of the Jacob's Ken ate) to be held In
PaoF. WEBSTER'S DANCING ' n ' > V MY
ON WEDNESDAY, JAN. ht. 1879.
Proceeds to be donated to charitable In
st iutlona of Wilmington.
bo et*.
TICKETS,
NOTICES.
U H PENSIONERS TAKE NOTICE—
All parties entitled to pensions can have
their papers pr pared and the proper affi
davits sworn out at the office of the late
Puhl Esq., 304 Shlp ey street
Jno. H.
as formerly.
LEVI A. BERTOLETTE,
Juatlceof the Peace and Notary Public.
OTIGE-TO WATER RENTERS,
J OlT'CE Wateb DlCPATMKMT, >
Wu.MinoToN, Del., Dec, loth, 1178, j
The bills for 1*79 are now ready and pay
able at the registrar's office, No. 1000 Mar
xet slxeet. Tne law requires that all bills
paid on or before January 31st. 1*79, the
face of the bill; those paid during the
month of February five,'per cent addition
al, those paid during the month ef March
ten per cent additional, and any amount
retraining unpaid after April let, lfi'9, the
registrar Is required to have tne ferrules
withdrawn aDd suit Instituted for the re
covery of the amount due, and the water
will not be let lntesnohpremleei until each
arrears, with assessments and fil for draw
ferrules are paid. Office hours,# a. m.
P. m.
docW-Sm
N
i.1
W. J. MORROW,
Registrar.
EDUCATIONAL.
RANDYWIN® SEMINARY.
B
INSTITUTE BUILDING
Opens MONDAY. SEPTEMBER O, l«7b
EIGHTH AND MARKET 8TB..
W. 8. MoNAIR, Filnelpal.
augl8-tf
^tT.JOSKi U'N ACADEMY,
UHBTNUT HILL. PHILADELPH. 1 *
Toiler tbe oare w the Slater* ol St, J« y>
The course oli ustmcUon Includes a, si
ir»nol\e»of a uao.nl and Christian (Hi i*
ion.
Annual pension for Board nd i uiUcu.
Jkr lS '"1HKSffiiMfSSiv
THE HERALD
WIliutagSwB, Del., Dee. IT, IWfi.
MINIATURE ALMANAC—THIS DAY.
... ». an. I Ban aata...4.BB p. n.
Moon acts............
,M.OS a. m.
HIGH WATER.
Delaware Breakwater.
101 p. m.
New Oiist'e..
0 44 p. m.
Wilmington............—
4.14 p. m.
%THB WBATMBM i-Ta-day « ssHI he
oel4 and eltudy.
a. aa.
...... .1.11 a. m.
LOCAL AFFAIRS.
WILMINGTON CABS IN TIB EOUTI.
The Jacksonville (Fla.) Ueloa, ef Friday
last, says: A small paaMager coach ar
rived at the depot frem levaanah, thi*
meralag. It is for the 4 . ala and Gulf
Railroad Company, and will ha forwarded
frem her* t* lbs leetlaatloa by the steemer
ft. John* oa her seat trip. The eeaeh re
aomblea a Naw York street railway eeaeh,
and la about large onongh to accommodate
thirty pasMagera. It Is new, ant very will
built. It eemss frem the well-kaowa
minafactory of Bowers, Dure A Co., ef
Wilmington, Dal. The name of the eeasb
Is "Ellvor Springs.'*
THOSE WHO DIED.
There wtrs seventeen deaths in this city
last week, aadB. B. Fraser, Esq., Bsglstrsr,
report s them ss follows: Bern la tha United
States, 16; Englaad, 1; adults, I; minors,
9; males, 8; females, 9 ; whites, 14; blacks,
3- under 1 year of age, 8; frem ea* te five,
1; from flv« to tea, 9; from tea te twenty,1;
from twenty to thirty, 1; from thirty to
forty, 2; from Ifty to sixty, 1; from seventy
ta eighty, 1; from nighty t* alnaty, 1; eg
unknown, 2 Coroner's cases, 8. Died
the Almshouse, I. Sent away far interment
8. Total, 17.
as
St
JOIN T. RAYMOND.
John T. Raymond, the Inimitable, Is
billed to appear in ths Grand Gpera (suss,
oa Monday night next, la tha new comedy.
"Rlaka," la wklch he take* the part of tb*
Insurance Ageat. The Atlanta, Ga., Cen
atltatlen lays of bis reseat visit to that city.
"No play ever took better hare. Every
body want out smiling and happy, for ths
last set smooths out all ths trouble and
concludes with ths most laughable iaeldeai
of the performance.
i :
DUPRKZ AND BENEDICT'*.
Tha Dupres end Benedict's Miastrel
troupe gave a really first-class entertain
ment al the Opera House laat night. Moat of
the ballads were new, audthsy were reader
burlesqass were
ed In admirable style, the
In tbe highest degree amusing, and the
Jokes, lull of pith and paint, kept ths
audience in a rear of laughter almost the
whole time. The performance waa varied
and excellent, and deserved better patron
age than It received. They are tbe equal*
of any minstrel troupe In the country.
MUSICAL CONCERT.
This evening Prof. F. Bschsr and hla
music scholars will give a concert la the
lecture room of the Masonic Temp!*. The
t'rofesaor promisee that tbe affair will be a
joyous one. The aeslatance of thirty lady
and gentleman singer* has been volunteered
and Mr. A W. Aarlnkaen, wbosa musics]
reputation la good, will take part. Tke
celebrated Steiff piano will be aaed.
ENTERPRISING DODGE.
At the Plymouth A. M. E. Zten Church,
Second and Washington streets, Jams*
Jonss, ths colored man who figured so
prominently in tbe Dodaou ease, will bs on
to-morrow svening, in ths
exhibition
basement of ths eburek. Admission, 10
contg. The proceeds are for ths hsnafit ef
the church.
COLLISION AT THE BEBKWATER.
On Saturday laat there was a collision at
tbe Breakwater that fortunately bad no
aeriou* results. The Liverpool brig North
umberland collided with the Gemma C,
carrying away the lattsr's Jib boom. Ths
Nortbumberlan received no damages The
Gammas 0, still remain at the Breakwater.
A SITUATION ALREADY
W* are pleased that Mr. John M. Tayl*r (
late Treasurer's Accountant, has already
succeeded In obtaining a desirable position
with Mr. Wm. Lee A Son, as book-keeper.
A yeuag man peestissd of the qualifications
ef Mr. Taylor, seldom remain* oil ef a
altaatlen even in these hard times.
OLD CLOTHE! MADE NEW.
All persons whost slothing seeds elsealag
or repairing ahoald give Alfred Caries*,
No. 2 East Fifth atreet, la Llehara****
building (third story) a call. Ee makes a
specialty of the above, aad dess tetlorisK
work promptly, cheaply sad satis fas tor by.
Fact.
CLOSING OF A CANAL.
Gs Eaturd *y next, th* Mi* instant, tha
Delawara Karitan Caaal will be eOsially
aleaed. Tb* lut boat ef th* Electric Lla*
of freight tbitrn ere, r ana lag frem thUelty
to Naw York, will laav* here to-morrew
and New Torkoa Saturday.
TAREN TO JllfiBT.
Tiiterdsytke negro Collins, who wu ar
retted in this city, oa Saturday night, far
cemaalttlag a burglary la fiwedeabero'. New
Jersey, wu taksa away hr Ml* Jersey
Sheriff, M. 0. •enrlsaa.
la
in
Is
Til OFTEN DING FIREMEN.
id viST saivive vwjrixa *—td watba
WITCH KBITS! wm.
Wkea the names ef the wltaesses la the
ease of David lennla the driver of the Ws
ter Witch Ire company for fact driving to
free were celled et the police station las
sight the defendant ashed for a postpone
ment as seme of bis witnesses were not
present. As they earns la a faw minutes
afterward, tha case wm proeaedad with.
John Williams, a member ef the Delia
ware eempany whe wm on the eagiae at
tha time, teitlfbd that tha Watar Witch
driver earns ap Market atreet behind tha
Delaware engine trotting and running
aately they pasaad the Delaware engine on
Delewere avsaae end rnn up tha avenue
frem Bullocks shea te Pennsylvania avanus
and alM ran ont Pennsylvania avanae.
Thomas Hanlon, the driver of the Dela
ware eagiae, teatlfed that tha Watar
Wltah Mglaa passed him ea Delaware
aveauo at a run; did not see them eome up
Market atreet.
Patrick Chairs was oa tha Delawara en
gine; the Water Witch horse* ran a good
alter
ef
bit.
Chief Engineer MaCrsa, knew nothing of
the offsnM except what ha bad haard
and hearing this ha bronght tha charge.
ggart wm coming up Market
atreet at the time ef the ire; the Water
Witch hone* did uot go fast; they run a
little one* or twice.
Jem** Hanloa, law tha Water Witch
horse* and when they passed him on Mar
ket atreet, they were cantering.
Dominick O'Donnell saw the horses
which were endeavoring to rnn and the dri
ver wm trying te keep them dowe, to a
walk.
Ofllcer Jordan saw tha horsas pass Bul
locks' shop and they did not trot while in
tight.
Danlal O'Nsll, teatlled that he was
standing at Tenth and Market streets and
taw ths Water Witch come np behind the
Delaware, which wss going unusually
slow, ks aaw tha euglus till it passed oat
ef sight arsnnd the carve la ths street at
Bullocks shop and tha borsas warn not run
ning then. He also said that oa* ef the
Water Wltah hersea wm naturally frliky
could hardly be held dowu to a trot when
going te a ire.
Georgs A. Davis saw the Water Wltah
eagiae go up ths avanus from Washington
to Madison streets and the horaea were not
running.
Thomas Russell testtied|tbat the horses
of the Water Witch company were natural
ly unmanageable.
■ewsll Ball atld that he saw the Water
Witch hsraaa golag to ths ire on Delaware
avenue sear Tenth street, and only one *1
the horses wai out of a trot.
In daalilug the set* the May
there had been complaint mad.
lng teiru and he wm determined t* break
It up.
He tjmn ind ths Water Witeh driver |2
tnd cost*.
Ths driver ef the Friendship Firs Com
pany was then arraigned on ths tame charge
but It wai not sustained and he wai dis
missed.
Jao. T*
to
as
St
Is
tb*
or said that
a of fait drlv»
of
the
the
•**»
TIB TBRRIBL1 MALADY.
a jtsllt mviLcriB cash or babies at
TIE OUT HOIS ITAL—»B. BLO«XS*m'S
statbmbut.
There la at present, a case ef undoubted
hydrophobia at the City Hospital. The
victim la George Sedgwick, an amployee of
tbs Delaware Western Railroad Company,
f >r which ba raas a shifting engine. The
dreadful malady has oily developed ltssolf
wt U a few days and as yet [the symptom*
arc not violent, but ao far at developed,
show unaiistakeable symptom* of rabies.
The unfortunate man waa brought to the
Hospital by Superintendent Connell of the
D. W. R. K. and Drs. Blocksom and Dra
per yesterday forenoon, and a Hexald re
porter,(learning of the fact called at the
house and took down Dr. Blocksoms state
ment which la as follows:
"He was taken with a chill on Saturday
afternoon which was the first evidence of
the malady and was followad by a slight
foyer. He passed a restless night on Satur
day night and did not sleep any, but on
Sunday afternoon caught a few moments
sleep at the round bouse and had a feeling
which he could not describe. Becoming no
better oa Sunday night be called on me
and I prescribed for him the medicines
which In my judgement la beat for hydro
phobia m I thought that was hla allmei t.
This morning at 7.30 he agrln gent for me
and requested that I bring another pbysl
clan. I
hla
the
The
a
Tke
so
on
ths
10
ef
at
no
C,
Ths
The
(
a
a
by.
got Dr. Draper and we together
went to the house. We found the symptoms
more marked and [more authenticated. He
could not bear the sight of water and wben
ever he waa fanned, or subjected to a eold
draft of air, a shudder would run through
hla frame. He could aot bear any one to
wave a hand before bit face, frequently
sighed heavily aad had a wild aad fixed
stare. Hli condition waa an better than on
tha previous evsatag. At hi* request ht
was removed to the City Hospital this
morning where he now le. Hla mind le
perfectly elear, he ha* n*t eaten any since
ha name her* and he cannot even bear to
hav* water brought near him. Hla palae
prabahly he
from jAO to 180 befsj* tb* laat atagea. Th
U no doubt la my mlad that It la a cue of
hydrophobia.'.
Th* ufortuaat* maa U fifi years aid and
hu a wlfa aad I children. He reside* In
ledgevllla, bu been employ
war* Woatorn road for •
wall thoaght of.
Mr. Btdgwlch wu bitten by a dog In laat
ns aa tb* back of the right hand.
U bow #3 per miaate, It will
ere
ed on tke Dela
ytars and la
tha
Lla*
PRESIDENT BCXIL'fi REPORT.
Th* Cheater Time* ef yeaterday In aa ed
itorial, fairly and freely dlecuisM th* paper
reed by Preatdeit Rebel et th* leet regular
muting of the Board of Education In re
lation to his lata visit to Chester. The
Times says:
" The report read by Frealdeat Eckel be
fore th* Wilmington Beard qI Edaeatloa,
concerning th* publU sehools of Cheater, I*
ar
far
New
well worthy the raoubllcatlon given to It
la the Timet. It Is a pleasantly-instructlv*
document, tnd shows conclusively what a
good thing an exchange of visits between
the School Directors of the two cities has
been
The Wilmington Educational Board are
enthusiastic in favor of steam beating, and
notice approvingly our Introduction of steam
into the Howell street building. The
warming of school rooms Is another of
those vexed questions which have long re
mained. If the Howell street apparatus
fulfils its promise, every school building
in our city ought to be furnished in the
•ame way. We have demonitrated beyond
peradventure that both rurnacee and atoves
are a costly failure for echool-room uses.
If steaa-keatiDg Is the thing, tbs sooner lh
Is bad tbs better. The report very pleas*
sntly n ottses the distinct articulation and
appropriate inflections with which the chil
dren In our schools rendered their reading
leseocs. Good readtng, although esaentlal
la an education, la a scarce commodity In
We appreciate thle com pit*
meat, and all the more because w« feel that
It Is deserved, ii a corps, our teachers are
admirable readers, and like teaeher Ilka
child naturally follows. There are other
features of our schools upon which Presi
dent Eckel makes wise comment, but want
of space forbids further notice of a paper,
the judlolous, kindly tone of which can
hardly fail to benefit both Wilmington and
Cheater.
Come and see ue again, gentlemen.
*
*
*
most sehools.
BOARD OF HEAL\TH.
UMULIB MiaTIJtO—NDHASlOaS—TUI hi.
POUT Of TUB OL1KX Of THE SO ABB.
Ths Beard of Health met in regular
session last evening, with President Baily
in the chair.
On motion of Mr. Bu
sane* at Maryland avjji
street was referred to City Council.
The Third Ward Commute reported the
nuliance at Van Buren street abated.
E. B. Frazer, Secretary of the Board,
submitted the following report which wai
adopted;
To the President and Members of the
Board of Health:
Wilmix«t*w, Del., Dec. 16,1178.
GaHTLiMijr:—This being the last stated
meeting of the Board for this year, 1 have
felt It my duty to make a report to you.
My time Is about taken up with the duties
enjoined upon me by Council and Registrar
of Deaths and Burials, Bush being the
case 1 trust you will be content with this
brief report.
The Board baa held during this year,from
January 1 to the present time, 88 meetings.
The miautes show that the members of the
Board have had many unpleasant duties to
perform during the past year in doing all
that was enjoined upon them according to
the lawa ef the cl y. With the small
amount at your disposal In conducting the
afalrs of this department yen have reaaon
to eea'ent yourselves with the fact that you
have done your whole duty without entail
ing upon the city any additional expense.
The following la a summary of death* for
H7i, by months:—
January—Deaths, 00; males, 29; females,
S7( whites, 4T; blacks, 19; born in the
United States, 59; foreign, 7; brought here
for interment, 9; oldest person, 90 years.
February—Deaths, 70; males, 88; females,
37; whites, i0; blacks, 15; born in the
United States, 02; foreign, 19; brought
here tor iuterment; IS; oldest person, 104
years. ,
March—Deaths, OS;' males, 30; females,
28; whites, 52; blacks, 11; born In the
United State*, 52; foreign, 11; brought hero
ter interment, 4; oldest person, 100 year*.
April—Deaths, 04; males, 37; females,
27; whites, 48; blacks, 16; born in the
United States, 61; foreign, S; brought ,here
for interment, 10; o'dest person, 88 years.
May—Deaths, 64; male, 38; female, 82;
whites, 47; blacks, 17; born in the United
States, 54; foreign, 10: brought here for In
terment, 8, oldest person, 8S years.
June—Deaths, 66; males, 81; females, 85;
whites, 49; blacks, 17; born In the United
States, 61; foreign, 5; Drought here for in
terment, 9; oldest person, 90 years.
July—Deaths, 95; males, 49; females, 46;
whites, 89; blacks, 26; born In the United
State*, 84; foreign, 11; brought here lor
Interment, S; oldest person, 85 years.
August—Deaths, 72; mates, 37; females,
35; whites, 60, blacks, 12' born in the
Gutted States; 50; lorctgn, 15; nativity un
known, 1; brought here for Interment, 8;
oldest person, 85 years.
September—Deaths, 65; males, 83; fe
males, 83; whites, 58; blacks, 13; born In
the United States, 58; foreign, 7; brought
here for interment, T; oldest person, 6^
years.
October—Deaths, 59; male, 36; females,
U, whites, 52; blacks, 7; born In the
United States, 54, foreign, 5; brought hero
for Interment, I; oldest person, 78.
November—Deaths, 59; males, 33; fe
males, M; whites, 48; blacks, 11; boin in
the United States; 51; foreign, 8; brought
here lor interment, oldest person, 93
the sewer nul
and Chestnut
yoart.
NuMber af white persons died during the
and born in the United States, 488;
year
foreign, 9d; total, 5<4.
Number of black perioai during the
year, 164. Total of black and white, to
Dac. 1, 74*.
Number of males for the year, 390; No.
of females, 35>; total, T4S.
Under 1 year of age, 208.
There ar* reported to December 1 118
peraocs who died of consumption, and 49
of diphtheria.
I bar* recalved quite a number of report*
from Philadelphia, Baltimore, New York,
fit. Louis, Richmond, Norfolk, and Wash
ington, and at th* end of each month furn
ished them with a monthly statement iron*
this department.
Respectfully submitted,
E. B. Fkabbb,
Secretary.
SOCIETIES.
ITIKSS IKS (TunSDAT) BTKNIN4.
Asylum Lodge, No. 88.
Reynold's Encampment, No. 8, 2d and
4th Tuesday. _ .
Washington Lodge, No. 1, A. P. A., mute
every Tuesday nlgh^ In the McCla y build
ag.

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