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For oui v a in O ntl» im eC i° n( * btreet * ronS wh«nTi h i 'I 'honeymoon a separation ènsued' T ° U a ?ha?sTewas,";äted badh- miitbe'Ts band that he found compromising letters About five mouths ago the wife gave birth toa child All thermo previous lo this Foster had not contributed one ,11» UfS&.'Z did he even see her to talk to until the child was four months old. About a month ago bo commenced to il on her at Lor mother's house. The , young man was particularly nice to his 1 wife during these visits and soon he was again in the confidence of the family. But there was a motive behind nil these attentions and on Monday last it was first made manifest. Foster called as usual on that dav. Ho had not been in the house long before he commenced to act queer and finally he picked up the child and said that he' going to take it with him. screamed for her father. Joseph Heston, and Foster then said he was onlv jest ing. "IS MARRIAGE A FAILURE?" Mahhm IÎ. Foster is Thoroughly Cou vlneed That It Is. Maillon B. Foster Is a young man of barely 21 years of age, who lias an office as a public accountant in the Robinson Building at the N. E. corner of Fourth and Market streets, above his office is the Telephone Exchange. A little over two years ago Grace C. Heston, a very pretty young girl, secured " work in the Exchange a course in mastering tho intricacies of tho big kejj board of the exchange, calling "Well, and soothing by a sweet voice angry subscribers. In this she was parti cnrarly successful and scam become competent todo this as any of her equally accomplished ^assistants. Foster axid she both Laving occasion to pass eacii other frequently, it was not long before Foster's attention was at attracted by the blue rosy cheeks of the on a -"-I eyes and young girl, ami after several exchanges of sheep s eves, etc,, they became friends. In a few weeks it was a bad case of love on both sides. The others in tlie Exchange noticed tlie turn affair* had taken, when,all ^^■-of a sudden everybody was surprised Jo hear that in Jutm, 1887, tho pair had Wed themselves to tue friendly shores of Jersey and secured tlie services of a Camden minister of the Gospel ami made one. There was the usual i was The woman Foster called again yesterday morning at 11 o'clock, and after some talk he said that some friends were visiting his rela tives and they had expressed a desire see the child. At first Mrs. Foster ob jected to the child leaving, but after some persuasion she consented, and dressed the little one. He was only to he gone an hour, but afternoon came and he did not return and the mother became frightened. About I house. No. 623 KVest Second street, they saw Foster with another carriage on Parish street. As soon as he saw his wife he quickly jumped into his carriage and drove rapid y away. Tlie wife entered the house and found that the baby not there. Justice Bertolette was thenj visited and a warrant was procured for "Foster s It was shown that the child nursing and without the mother could not receive the proper nourishment, and accordingly the S. P. C. C, took charge of the case) Duplicate warrants were placed in Specioal Officer Stout's and Sergeant Blackburn's hands. Several attempts to arrest Foster were eluded bv him until this morning, when officer Stout came up with him and brought him direct to the justice « office. rue wife was sent for, Foster at first clrjmed he had taken the child away in | tlie mother was to po to Colorado. He j however admitted this to be untrue in j the presence of the wife this morning. hen arrested he was disposed to make light of the matter until told bluntly by the justice that ho would hold him without bail unless the child produced. This brought the youth to his senses. He at once agreed that he would give an order for the child, said that it was ou Sheriff Allen's farm j "Spring Garden" on the New Castle and i Hare's Corner road, Hnrlock. to was arrest. was was He , , , , ,, , tenanted by Mrs. : j I Officer Stout, accompanied by the moth er, started out after the baby at 1.30, and at 3 o'clock returned with tlie child. Fos ter awaits results at the police station. l-lttl« Business Transacted— The fuse «r THIS MORNING'S COURT. Walter Cummins To-i lorrow. In the Superior Court this morning testimony was heard and argument made on a rule to set aside a sheriff's sale, ou the ground of inadequacy of price. Tlie property in question was tlie farm of 100 acres at Hockessiu formerly be longing to Elizabeth T. Chamberlin, sold by tlie sheriff in November to Charles F. McVangh for (|!8,2fl0. E. G. Bradford, Esq., was counsel for tlie petitioner and W. T. Lyaam for tlie respondent. The petitioner claimed that the property was worth $13,000 or $15,000 on account of its proximity to the railroad station, contained valuable deposits of kaolin clay. The respondent showed that the price was equal to that obtained for other property in Its vicinity. The opinion of the court will be delivered next week. Benjamin Neild'g, Esq., spoke to the court on the question of disbaring ex Judge Walter Cummins, but in the ah sence of George H. Bates, Esq., counsel for Mr. Cnmmins, the court decided to hear the matter to-morrow morning when Mr. Bates would be present. Brief arguments were made before the court iu the case of the Wilmington and Reading Railroad Company vs. James Downward & Son, on a rule to set aside a sheriff's sale. The case came back to the Superior Court from the Court of Errors mid Appeals. Anthony Higgins, Euq., is counsel for the railroad company and George H. Bates, Esq,, for the Downwards, who are tho petitioners. The judgment was obtained in 1869 and the^sale made at the Novemb r term, 1887. The \Vilmington and Reading merged wffh the Wilmington aud North ern in 1887. The jadgment on which the sale was made was assigned to tbe Wil mington and Northern Railroad Company in 1886 and the question to be discussed is the right of the W ilmington and Reading Co. to so assign It. Argument will be heard on Saturday morning. The license cases will come up at the end of the special Oyer and Terminer Court next week. At 13.45 o'clock court adjourned until 10 o'clock to-morrow and as it was morning. Order your Etchings and Frame* at once at Verger's Art Uallerv, as they are busier than ever. 419 Shipley street THE CHRISTMAS MARKET. Everything Ready .for tho Opening at 0 O'clock To-morrow Evening. Arrangements for the Christmas Market for the benefit of the Delaware Hospital, to be held in the Institute Hall on Thurs day, Friday and Saturday of this week. are about completed. The market will open on Thursday evening at 6 o'clock, aud will continue through Friday and Saturday, day and evening. There is to be no solicitation to buy from anyone connected with the affair. If people care only to come in and listen to the music they will bo perfectly wel come whether they purchase any of the goods in the market or not. The sizes and prices of the dolls will suit everyone's pocket or taste. Tire prices will be from a few cents up to $5. This being the highest price. There will be no mechanical dolls, but the assortment of mechanical toys will bo large. They were purchased of Schwartz, the toy dealer in Philadelphia, at a discount of 25 per centum. This will allow them to be sold at the same price asked for them at the stores. The steam toys all have safety valves, so that the steam wilt blow off at a safe pressure and there will be no danger of explosion. Persons who attend should bear in mind the unique orange tree, which will be growing in the market. The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Managers of the Delaware Hop pital was held this morning |at 1106 Jef fcrsoti street. The carpenters will go in to the Institute Hall at 13 o'clock to night, and have it ready for the opening sr " 0 oclück tümorrow m a rï n ë matters, V TIie Eastern Shore Steamboat Com panys steamboat Tangier has been put *" th , e d , ry dock ,lt the IIurlau & Hollings worth Com l* a " y ' Tbe three-masted schooner Potosi nr rlved n 'the Walton and Whann Com P""»* " P^pliate works yesterday with a '-'ergo of South Carolina phosphate rock. , . OR,,,.. both, Del., is loading lime in bulk from the Jackson Lime and Coal Company, at the Shipley street wharf, for her captain, , « 1 ' 1 i The schooner Joseph Ö. Atkins of Mil ton, Del., is loading 317 barrels of flour at the Shipley street wharf, from the William Lea & Sons' Company for parties in Milton, Del. ' The national ensign is at half mast on nipinrirv nf \ R iL naAtl tkA IB Sr - s«-œ colors a. half mast. The steam yacht Restless, owned by William M. Singerly of tlie Phlladeipliia Record, while In this city had her masts moved by the Pusey & Jones Company, and was taken out on Moore's ship rail way and bad her bottom cleaned. Tester day she went to Chester. 8he may make a southern cruise this winter. CITY NE. A/S IN BRIEF. The paymasters ear of the B. & 0. R. R- will bo iu this city on Friday next „ , . D . "J 1 " 6 " Burns is now assistant bridge tend * r ut th »* Market street bridge, George Keliev, cashier of the Citizen's Bank of Middletown, was iu this citv over night. * Tbe literary and musical society of Hanover Presbyterian Church will give an entertainment on Friday night. George Tell of No. 114 Tatnall street, had his head badly cut last night with a brick thrown by some person. Blocksom put four stitches in the cut. The messenger boys of the Postal Tele graph Company have been provided with neat uniforms. They are of dark blue cloth with trimmings of light blue braid and silver buttons. Caps to match hav# also been provided. Dr. PERSONAL PARAGRAPHS. Miss Irene Williams and Miss Anna Isenburg of Smyrna, Del., are visiting F. K. Smith on Washington street. John C. Clark, the well-known real täte agent, went to New Church, Acco mac county, to-day on business. es l*enm>u ill - Hiizei. j i - James Pennewill and Miss Alice Hazel were married at 3.30 o'clock this after , noon in the Methodist Church at Dover : by the Rev. Thomas E. Terry, tlie pastor j of the church. The groom is tho son of I Simeon Peuuewib of Greenwood, Sussex county, and chairman of the Republican* State Central Committee, junior member of the law firm of Massey and Pennewill. The bride is the only daughter of William H. Hazel, senior member of the firm of Hazel and Penne will. He is the The event was the leading society eveat of Dover this season. Both parties are well known and popular over the lower part of the state, persons attended the wedding from this city. I A number of A ■iateil Charities' Manager. There are a dozen of applicants for the position of superintendent of tbe Assci ated Charities iu tlie place of Superin tendent Mossey, who has resigned. The present superintendent receives $1,060 a year, but lack of funds this pels »he managers to reduce the salary to about $600. This in a great measure per cludes the selection of a desirable person for t he position. There will be a meeting some day this week, when the selection will be considered. All the applicants for th* position are local proposes »o again enter the work in Phila delphia. ▼car rom men. Mr. Massev Th* Park Commission. The monthly meeting of the Park Com missioners was held yesterday afternoon in the Board of Health rooms withWiliiam M. Canby, the president, in the ehair. A number of plans were snggested for the improvement of the park the coming spring. The commission proposes to put the grounds in first class condition and make them as attractive as possible tho coming spring. The offer of the trustees of St. Anne's Church, donating'the prop erty occupied by St. James Orphan Asy lum was accepted. The board adjourned to meet at the call of the chairm an. Blakeley's Condition. Robert Blakely, the boy who was hurl on Sunday by being crushed by a street car, does not improve very rapidly. In the day time he feels in podd spirits but at night his sufferings are intense. A Beautiful Christmas Present. Fannie Michener's poems and prose, a neatly bound volume of 386 pages with a portrait of the gifted young poetess, is for sale during the holidays at Porter & Company's, No. 409 Market street. Wilmington Clearing Honse. Tbe exchanges of tlie Wilmington banks fo.'ooi »«''"'."H. TT 6 wcre l »181,201.0* and the balances $25,008.04. REPUBLICAN ORGANIZATION-. The Republicans of this city held a meeting last evening in the Seventh Ward Republican club room, at the cor ner of Tenth and Market streets for the purpose of simplifying the party organ ization. This work had been turned over to a special committee of six at a meeting held on November 10 in Institute Hall, The committee was composed of Feeder h'k E. Bach, chairman, Henry C. Mac Lear, Colonel John M. Dunn' James L, Hankins, Seth H. Feaster and Henry F, Pickles. The committee made its report last evening. Mr. Hawkins moved its adoption, when it was debated by Mr Hawkins, Colonel Dunn, Charles Baird! C- K. Gilmore, JohnH. Graham, Amos a! Eastburu, Mr. Pickels, Mr. Feaster, Robert C. Fraim, Esq , and others after which it it was unanimously adopted. The report reads as follows: "Wilmington, Del,. December 4, 1888. To the Republican voters of the city Wilmington: organization of the party machinery in this city, appointed at a mass meeting of Republicans on the 10th of last month. beg leave to submit a report of their work and to recommend the adoption of the same for the future guidance and regulation of the party in this ci tv. "It was found upon taking up this work that there were two committees with equal authority, but wholly separate iu action, in possession of the active organization of the party The one ««" i- theWilmingUm the Republican Executive Committee of New Castle countv, and isapnlitlca/bodv over which the Republicans 1 of this city *» "«* ^ exclusive authority, hi Uif t '}, UU,ns t,x j st, 'nce ere sub u w ■ V 11 ' combined authority of nn.U h T , thp «'î « J ^ 13 ko d > is e.eeted hi enniully and the EmSUSKSÂÎT " "*— » The City Committee is Abolished by liim Meeting -The First District Committee Put la Change. f Your committee on the re "The other body known as the Renn b licau City CmnmiUee end elected aliv has hitherto been in nlmn« »■, p m fniohfa etoGo s ù^d tbe^worl municipal elections and the work all immediately pertained thereto. Over this committee the Republicans of Wilming llav '' absolute power. H"i( has been tbe object and purpose of your committee to bring together the mîtteeVrto imitent Im'divid l ti •. Saal wSi sponsiDiiiiies mat now rest on both and organization. It is a noteworthy fact that a good many of the best party workers are now members of both com miltees, and hence the abolition of one of them will not retire from active service any .'considerable number of committeemen. Your committee, there fore, recommends' these two com eflective "First, That the Republican City Committee be dissolved and abolished, and that its powers, duties and purposes be vested in the First District Committee. That the First District Com mittee shall be sole organization for the conduct and management of the affairs of the Republican party in this city, whether pertaining to national, county or municipal politics. "Third, That the members of the First District Committee be requested to organize at once in the several* wards of the city, ward committees composed of two members from each municipal elec tion district in the ward." The First District Committee will hold a meeting at No. 810 King street on next Monday evening to put into effect the in structions and requests of the partv. Frederick E. Bach is chairman of this committee. Edmund Mitchell, Jr., is sec retary and Henry B. Duncan is treasurer, Tlie Republican Conuty Committee, of which Henry Pickels is chairman, will meet next Saturday afternoon, 2 o'clock, at No. 810 King street. "Second, state TWO NEW TRACKS. They Want Shelter While Waiting for the Trains—The.Engine Breaks Down By Letter to Evening Jocksae. New Castle, Del,, X)ec, 5,—A new railroad track has been started from the William Lea and Sous' Company wharf, which runs across Delaware street below tlie Jefferson House stables, and couuects with the Delaware railroad on the bat tery. A petition will be sent to the superin tendent of tbe P., \V. & B railroad from » number of citizens of this city asking for a shed to he built over the plat form on the battery. This would be a great accommodation for those who go to Wil mington daily, as they frequently have to stand iu stormy weather on this platform with no shelter more than an umbrella. Tlie engine of tlie Triton cotton mills broke down.yesterday, thus throwing all the employes out of work for half a dav. Miss Emma Ridings of this city 'is visiting at West Chester, Pa. A new tin store lias been opened in the room formerly occupied bv George W. Dickerson in the K. of P. Hail, by Robert Harrington. Tbe trustees of the Common held their regular monthly meeting in theirroom in Tbe trustees of the Common held their regular monthly meeting in theirroom in tbe old Court House last night. Harry F. Robeien ami William H. Robinson of Wilmington were the guests of Theodore Hauf yesterday. A new track lias been started from be tween the depot and high bridge. It will •xlend around the curve below the depot. This will make this place less dangerous for the trains. Several collisions have occurred at this place. Pleasant Party. Miss Katie Lockwood of No. 883 Kirk wood street entertained a large number of her friends last evening, at her resi dence, by giving a "pie" party, a novelty in its way, that was much enjoyed by those present. Various amusements were indulged in during tbe evening. Grain Market. The Fourth street grain market was full this morning with oats and Nearly 500 bushels of corn and over 1,000 bushels of oats. The ruling prices were, corn .50 cents ; oats, 38 cents a bushel. Most *f the staples offered for sale comes from this and Chester county, Pa. corn. First German Church, The Rev. Mr. Gnnther of Minock, III., the new pastor of the First German Baptist Church, is expected in this city about the 18th or 14th of this month. He will preach on the Sunday following. Lerture un Bookkeeping. Professor William A. Reynolds will lecture on "Bookkeeping, Its Import ance," at the Wilmington Commercial College, to-morrow evening at 8 o'clock. Ladies Watches. An elegant assortment of Ladies' Gold Watches at Millard F. Davis', 9 East Second street. Prices positively the lowest. Ask your pion Mince grocer for Toppin's Cham Me*t. Telephone 505 Ask your grocer~tor Î pu.u Mince Meat. Te e .hone -V, i Cham DOLL SALF. AND FAIR. Hospital Fairs Galore The Ilumonpatlis Have One Nest Week. ' The chairman of the doll eaio to be given in the Institute Hall on December 13, 14 and 15, for tho benefit of the Horn ipathie Hospital, report great success in tlie preparations for all departments. There will probably be 800 dolls on sale at all prices. AH have been dressed by fho ladies of the Junior Association of the hospital and some an some. ' very Laud Aprons and fancy articles are to be on the same table Of t lie former there will he aprons for use, ornament and beauty, it is said that some of the fancy articles in preparation are very beautiful. Mrs. »I *' Moody, Mrs. E, J. Mühlhausen and Mrs. W. N. Hamilton have charge of this table, assisted by the following aida: Miss Purdy, Miss Fanny Pusey, Miss Mrs. Dr. J. Hariner Rile, Alice Pusey, __ Mias Albina Phillips, Mrs. Joseph "w! Mrs. T. Allen Hilles and Mrs. Coley, Mrs. T. Allen Hilles and Mrs. Henry Cranor. Grace Church orchestra will furnish the music for the occasion. The orchestra is rehearsing new selections now aad mav have a director from Philadelphia for tho evenings of the sale. If not, Dr. J M Curtis will lead it. An attraction not before mentioned, is that an amateur artist of this city, Mr. \\ illiam Mendinhall, will take life size sil houettes for a slight consideration of all who desire to be so pictured. 1 here is also to le* a wedding during tlie fair, admission to which will be lit rents. The parties who will participate are not yet known. The cards will he out noon, they are in the hands of tho en graver«, Daily, Banks and Biddle of Phiia dflphia. Mrs. I. A. Kittinger will have charge of the Christmas tree. The committee in charge of there* tauraut expect interested people to stop in at the fair after business hours and get their suppers. Oveters are to be served in every style, chicken salad, the best homo made rolls and coffee, choco late and ten. tinned d : I Additional dishes not ill complete the bill < Supper will be served every evening lunch at noon. ' men >f fare. , * One of the special at tractions of the restaurant will he the i many beautiful young ladies who will serve the dishes. The restaurant committee are Mrs, ■Samuel N. Trump, chairman: Miss Alice Lodbell, Miss Edith Emilie P. Warner, Kirs. J. N. Carswell. Gawthrop. Miss the Misses Barr and Their aids will be Miss Reba Gallagher. Miss Tantum. Miss Brown, Misses Maggie and Emma Lob Bertha dell. Ella and Bertha Ncgaudauk, Anna Farnh and Rilev. Greta Ferris, . ..I Mattie McLear, Alice Smith, Allmond. Annie and Helen Me Gttullev, Maltha Fllnn, Gertie Connell, Julia Smith, Bessie Jackson, 1_ Thompson, Elizabeth and Reba Scott Florence Pusey, Miss Ware, Mrs. Wil liam Robinson, Misses Mamie and Margie Prentiss an l Miss Mollie Solomon. The ice cream and cake table will ho an adjunct of the restaurant and will be in charge of Mrs. Baedenkopf. Bessie ENTERPRISING CLOTHIERS. A Ilellable 1 lim Ilntldlng up ISniilnes». a (*ood Justis & Davidson, the popular cloth ing men at No.2l3[Market and 212 Shipley streets, recently purchased the building which has been occupied by them for fiv jears. In this time they have built up a good business. The third floor is used bv the firm for manufacturing purposes. On the second floor, front, is the mendiant, tailoring department, supplied with all fie appurtenance necessary to first class work. No slip shod work is done. On the secoad floor, hack, is the jo verront s and black goods of all kinds. On the first floor are the suits,odd trousers and gent's furnishing goods in frout, and children's goods hark, not guarantee to give dollar gold pieces for 9) cents, but it does a dollar's worth for fl. Both George Justis and Joseph David son have been in this city nearly all their lives. Their fall trade this year has been hatter than for any year before. By honest dealing, they have achieved à reputation that is envied bv I and the boys The firm does ma ay, Weather. Delaware and Maryland, Ip. m.: Wartntr. fair to partly ciondv weather, southerly winds. New York Herald forecasts: The depression from the Northwest, now cen tral near Lake Ontario, will probably be come strong and move eastwardly to tho New England seaboard to-day, attended by lain and snow. Temperature rose slightly in tho l lilted 8tates yesterday; the chief minimum was 10 degrees, at Fort V\ ashakee. W. T. ; the chief maxi mum. 68, at Key West. In the Middle States warmer, fair to partly cloudy weather, and fresh southerly to brisk southwesterly winds will prevail, fol lowed by rain or snow, except in tlie southern portion.and in New England war mer, cloudy weather, snow and rain, witn fresh to brisk southeasterly and north easterly winds, becoming" high off the coasts. On Thursday in this section partly cloudy to cloudy weather will pre vail. with slight thermal changes and brisk to fresh southwesterly to north westerly winds, preceded by snow or rain and followed by clearing, slightly colder weather, and on Friday slightly colder, fair weather, Bayuard's thermometer, 7 a. m., 41; 9 a.m., 48; 11 a. m.. 52, 1 p. m., 61. Whiskey in the Spring-Honne. Lewis Kristian, a German farmer at Marshall s Mills, near Kcnuelt Square, Pa., was arrested on Sunday in the midst of a revel which was in progress in the loft of the spring house on his iarm. He had laid in a stock of liquors, and each Sunday for some time past he bad bsen selling it te the men aad boys of ths neighborhood. The great number of visitors excited the curiosity of the con stables, who paid a visit to his place on Sunday. The loft was filled with half drunken men, whose names ware taksn s» witnesses. Kristian has been held for trisl. ■'O A Une Dollar Fair. The members of the Children's Band of Hospital Workers of the Homeopathic Hospital, are busily engaged In preparing for a fair to be given ut the residence of Mrs. H. T. Ganse, on December 22. No article of a greater value than $1 will be offered for sale. The proceeds of the fair will be added to the child's bed dowment fund which the band is raising. en Water Guardian«. The regular weekly meeting of the Board of Water Commissioners was held last evening, City Treasurer Griffith re ported a balance in bank of $31,620.97, divided ns follows: Current expenseik $17,543 28; bonds and interest $14,077.69. The weekly pay-roll of $825.34 granted. was Latest novelties in Fancy Baskets con taining a bottle of Extract, 25c, 45c, .50c, 65c, 75c. Brush aud Comb Seta, $1.00 up. Danforth, Druggist, Second and Market streets. Cure a cold with Mclnall's Syrup of Tar, 35c. It is reliable and contains no opium. If VOU «'i . ul u comfortable neat fitting shoe at a reasonable price, order frem K. j D. Gates. See advertisement * CHURCH RECEPTION. Reception t< Martin II. Dunlap, Old Swede»' Neu Pnutor. ! , Holy Trinity Guild of Old Swedes' P. E. Church gave a reception last evening to Hov. Martin B. Dunlap, the new pas tor. The reception was held at the resi lience of William Forrest, corner of Eighth and Buttonwood streets. The parlors of tho house were filled with members of the church, who enjoyed themselves thoroughly. Rev. H. Ashton Henry of Trinity Obapel introduced Mr. Dunlap with a few remarks, stutiug that the object of the meeting was t the new pastor, propriately. r iug was spent In social enjoyment with singing. About 9 o'clock the guests were invited to the dining room table had been laid. welcome Mr. Dunlap replied ap The remainder of t he even where a well-filled The centre of tiie table was set off by a high pyramid of fruit, and refreshments of ice cake and fruit cream. Among present were Rev. Martin B. Dun " illiam Forrest. Rev. II. Ashton Henry, \\ il'.iam Davidson, Mr, ami Mrs. Ha«id A. Forrest, Mr. and Mrs. John Goriest. Mr. and Mrs. June* Carrow, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Klett, Mr. ^f ,s - J"hu Quinn, Mr ami Mrs. Charles Card, Mr. and Mrs. James I). Groves. Mr, and Mrs. James Montgomery, " illinm Montgomery, Misses Annie Drabble, Emily Foster of Middletown. hloreuce Davidson, Maggie ('arrow, Mat nllt * Maggie Butler, Mrs. ( arrow. Hr. Mrs. Alfred Wilson, Mr. mid Samuel MacDonald, Mrs. L. Edwards, Ml ' 8 - Hall and daughters. Miss Blanche MeKowen, Mrs. Ella Stewart, Mrs. Wil Ham B. Norton, Mrs. Taylor. Mrs. David Montgomery, Misses Mattie Wilson, Agues Hickman. Emma Partridge, Mav Evans. Jennie McHugh. Ada'MeKowen, Mrs. Wilson Elmer Robinson and mother, served. vere those and WIGWAM, CONCLAVE AND CASTLE. The Ancient Order Knights of the Mystic Chain will celebrate with appro nriatc exercises the founding of the order in the state, at Institute Hall to-night. Several hundred cards of admission been issued and a full house Addressee made by Supreme Commander Horace O. Rettew of this city; Select Vice mander J. A. Suydan of Dover: Select Commander Skerratt of Philadelphia, ami Charles Naylor of Philadelphia. Frank Conly. the humorous man will assist in the program, ami a goodlv array of loral talent will also participate. Music will be furnished by a local orchestra. « HV ' s expected. will be Com Grand Master Workman William H, Foulk paid an official visit to Industry Lodge, No. 2, A. O. U. W., last evening. There was s full attendance. The grand master workman made an address of con gratulation to the lodge, on its devotion to the principles of the order ami the interest shown by the members. At the invitation of W. II. Casperton, master workman of the lodge, adjournment was made to No 812 Makret street, where a pper had been prepared by W. O. Farra. Eighty-»even covers were' laid and the members enjoyed an excellent menu, sisting of oysters, cold meat and sauces, ice cream and cake, coffee and biscuit! Short speeches were made by W. 11. Foulk, Rev. J. W. T. Boothe. D. D., w! F. Robinson, Lewis Todd, W. A. Rey Holds, George \V. Roberts, W, 11. Mays tein, Meyer Movers and W. N. McCor mi ;k. -■I con UNIVERSITY PROFESSORS RESIGN K.tirem.nt of Ur. I». Uajre. Agatov and Several Other«. The Trustees of the University of Penn sylvania at Philadelphia, held a meeting yesterday afternoon to take action upon the resignation of Dr. D. Hayes Agnew from his professorship. It was accepted with regrets and expressions of the value of his services to tue college. Professor John Ashurst, Jr., the present demon strator of clinical surgery, was appointed Dr. Agnew's successor. The resignations of Hon. J. I. Clark Bare and Professor William Osier from the law and medical detriments also accepted. Dr. A. Sydney Roberts resigned his position as instructor in Orthopedic surgery, and a number of nominations were made for the position of demonstrate? of clinical medicine. Tim trustees in a resolution thanked Charles H. Hutchinson and (ioorge Hillock for gifts to the university. were SPORTING POINTS. Tho Seniors Foot Ball Team of Univer team sity of Pennsylvania defeated the of the Freshmen by a score of 38 to 0. The playing on both sides was good, al though the Freshmen were too light for their opponents. Lehigh lias made a great record in foot ball this season, having won ten games and lost two, scoring 250 points against 12». and winning the championship of Pennsylvania. Wurriuer. Amherst. '88, has been playing full-back on tue team. It is announced that C. A. J. Quock berner, of jt he Consolidated Exchange, ami a member of tbe Staten Island Ath letic Club, is going to make another at tempt hammer throwing. Mr. Qiieckbemer is the champion of this sort of sport, but his best records are not made in compe tition with other athletic young men. to lower his own records at SHIPYARDS AND FACTORIES. A Brandywine Granite Company's barge was put off the Pusey & Jones Company's railway yesterday. Pusey & Jones shipped a car load of paper machinery to tlie Pettebone Paper Company. Niagara Falls, N. Y., yester day. The steam yacht Susquehanna, owned by Joseph Stickney of New York, np to the Harlan and Hollingsworth Com pany's works on Monday morning for pairs. Notices are posted on the gates of the Harlan and Hollingsworth Company's yard, inciting the employes of the pany to the funeral of the late^N. R. Benson, at 2.80 o'clock to-motrow* after noon. came n '•"111 •iarknou ami Sharp Company. The shipyard of the Jackson and Sharp Company is full of activity. The keel of the large schooner for Cap tain OsboriTe is being laid. A number of improvements are in pro A shed to be used in wet or snowy weather will be built below the present saw mill. It will be open, 160 feet long by 40 feet wide. The half frame pieces of Birdsall's schooner are being put in place, all the timbers will soon be attached! This schooner is modeled on fuller lines than tho F, and T. Lupton, recently here, was. This will make a difference of several hundred tons tonnage. Th* schooner F. and T. Lupton, which recently left for Philadelphia lias loaded with coal, having 1326 tons on board. She will sail shortly for Boston R. D. Gates shoes for fit, wear and price cannot be excelled. Order from him See advertisement gross. Etchings and Engravings at Yerger's Art üiüler; , 411)Shi»'cy si root. Brazilian Balm cures colds ; 10 to 25c. * Y ! o>utui day was a big day for Overcoats, 1 tlioy cleaned ns out of those fine Mon tagnac Reavers and Fur Beavers, but got a new lino in again, and we are pared to give bigger bargains than ever. AV e also have am we pre a new lot of Cape Over 1NTibet beauties and for eoats for Boys. superior to anything ever shown before 3 and at price Wo hav in the city s away down, e just finished One Hundred Pair of Pants, Our own manufacture, which wo ing at $2.50 are offer Full lino of per pair. STORM OVERCOATS. Wo aro busy in our Merchant Tailor Hecause wo aro ing Department Why ? offering goods at LowVrices, and Good Fit and \\ orkmanship guaranteed. BOSTON ONE-PRICE CLOTHING HOUSE, 213 Market St. and 212 Shipley St M WILMINGTON, DEL. JUSTIS & DAVIDSON, Proprietors. OPEN AT ALL TIMES. No Special Day for Opening. Alphabet Block« from fle to87o, in endless variety; Bureaus, 50c to $5; Bedsteads, 50c. to *5, Books in great variety. Child's Doll C'uariuges. 50c to *6; Christmas Tree Ornaments from 3c upwards, in large variety., Dolls in Bisque, China, Wax and Rubber, tho finest assortment ever dis played. Doll Shoes, Stockings, Combs, Cuff Boxes, Brushes and Igvoe Br»sa Drums, 10c to *2. Dice, Dice Cups, Dominoes, Checkers. Desks for 85o to *5 ; Rocking Horses, 75c to # 2 ; Swinging Horses, on tirel.v new, from $*2 to $8; I'ianos, 50c to l«i; (lames, in endless variety for 5 cents to *2. Express Wagons, iron axles and boxed wheels, 95c to 87.50, Jumpers and Coasters from 45c to $6, made by the led manu facturer in the country. Plush goods in endless variety. Steam Engine» from 25c to ♦ 15.60. Mechanical Toys. Rubber Boots and Shoes, ami look for yourselves. The place is Caps. CuiXlO ADAMS <& BRO., Wo. 504 Market Street. COMPANY. Calcined Plaster, Marble Dust, Cements, Lime Sand Fire Brick Coke Coal. ; ) I ) Market St. Whams PENNIES AND SMA LL CHANGE CA > BE HAD AT THE COUNTING BOOM Ol rax: evening joubnax. COAL I Our stock, selected from th» best mines especially for family consumption. I he Fall rush being now over we can deliver all orders promptly, and will be glad to receive same, assuring our cus tomers we can please them. Broken, per ton. 2940. Egg. per ton, 2340. Stove, per ton, 23«) . -Small Stove, per ton, 2S«. Chestnut, per ton, 2340.... »«.00 8.00 6.00 &2ft 83» WOOD. Oak. Pine and Hickory wood in the stick, or sawed for low down grates, or split into kindling to suit purchaser. Geo. W. Basb & Sons, FRENCH STREET WHARF. JOSEPH H. WOOD, Successor to B. Frttack, Manufacturer of all kind* of Kancl*cut Files anti Ail kinds of Grinding and JeKk... NO. 8SS mu Bîhü..