GENERAL KENNEY'S SUGGESTION,
Militia to.be Better Instrueted—Endorses!
by a Military Journal.
By Letter to Evening Juchnai,.
Dovkk, Dee. 29.—On December 10
General R. R. Kenney, issued the follow
ing circular letter, addressed to everv
adjutant-general in the United States;
"Dear Sir: The custom of detailing
regular army officers for duty at the sev
eral state colleges has obtained for some
time past, and, without doubt with
some good results. Why should not the
same system of details to the National
Guard of the several states lie inaugura
ted and iierfected. It is ad nitted on all
bands that, in case of war, the govern
ment would have to look to the several
states, and more especially to the N»
tioual Guard, for its army." What, there
fore, could be of more advantage to (he
government than to have ready to muster
into actual service a force that has been
instructed aud drilled in strict accord
ajjee with the tactics and customs of the
l nited States Army.
"For this purpose what could or would
be more effective than for the War De
partment annually to detail au officer of
the regular army, not less in rank than
captain, to each of the states for duty
assistant adjutant général'.' The benefit
and advantage to the National Guard
service, from such an officer, would be
iavaluable, and at the same time the uni
formity of drill and custom with the reg
nlar service would make the National
Guard troops the equals of regulars in
almost all desirable qualifications. Even
if legislation for the purpose should be
necessary, if the National Guard author
ities of the several states were united, no
difficulty would, I opine, arise in regard
to securing the same,
fi Should these ideas meet
pqpvai, I would bo glad to have a letter
from you endorsing t he same ; and your
co-operation in bringing about this, as to
desirable result, is
me appears, very
Mmes! ly solicited."
This week the Army and Navy Journal
copied the letter aud says editorially :
"Thia is an excellent movement, and
we shall watch it with interest, tho re
«ult of General Kenney's very sensible
Coming from the officiai military jour
nal of the United (States, this ia a strong
The Warren Club Gives Its Second IMeas
». / ln« Entertainment.
The Warren Athletic Club last evening
gaVe the second of Its series of monthly
entertainments. W. J. Lee. J. C. Cooper
and Alfred Davidson gave exhibitions on
the double flying rings; Cooper, Lee W
V Chandler, Jr., Z. H. Lofland and H. C.
Simmons acted on the horizontal liar
and in tumbling. Simmons, Chandler]
Davidson and Cooper took part.
A light-weight tug of war between the
following teams was given- C. C. Kurtz
anchor, U. Mynich, T. McCall and J V
Gartlaud; W. N. «Chandler, Jr., anchor
H. C. Simmons, W. Spoerl and J. C.
Cooper. Kurtz gained four inches at the
drop and at the call of time held his op
ponents by one inch. This was followed
by club swinging by J. U. McCoy and n
heavy-weight tug of war. " These
teams took part ; C. C. Kurtz anchor
s' xv ?• - M >' uIck
jV ' : V, k. ' irtue, anchor ;
C. H. Ruth J. Spoerl and E. Crossley
Kurti lost eighteen inches on the drop
and at the expiration of three minutes
his opponents had fifteen inches.
Ju the high kick, Mynich. Chandler,
. JjQEand and Simmons took part, Myxich
The evening's entertainment closed
with a number of sparring exhibitions.
New Year's at Healdmoor.
New Year's Day will bo celebrated at
the Healdmoor Rifle Range bv tho lovers
of_shooting. The events will bo as fol
lows; Wilmington Rifle Club's monthly
badge match at 20Ö yards; new quarterly
continuous match will opeu ; military und
sporting practice: beginner's monthly
badge match at 100 yards; military be
ginner s match. The quarterly continu
ous match will be shot under the same
conditions as the last with the following
exceptions ; There will lie seven prizes
divided as follows: 30, 20, 15, 10, 8, 7
and 5 per centum of. receipts, as the
rules of legitimate rifle shooting for
record provide that no score can be «hot
to count in two different matches, and
that two five-shot scores, although
secutive, cannot count
,, , ten-shot
score, so that any score to count must be
declared a ten-shot score, and must he
shot for the single purpose of this match.
A M«ry!ani! Outrage.
Mrs. Ruth Ann England, a respectable
widow, aged about 65 years, residing in
the Sixth district of Cecil county, Md.,
not far from the Pennsylvania line, was
brutally assaulted on Thursday morning
near her home When she reached the
dwelling of V ebster McVey, a neighbor,
he states that she was bleeding from the
mouth and nose and that a good deal of
hair had been pulled from her head
»tephen Farrell, au Irishman, who has
been hut two years in this country aud
hkd worked at biacksmithing recently
' '"-aim Blackburn r
~7 « fik«irr5Bridge,
0" county, Pà.. A'ûh eotntultied to
laii after a hearing before Justice Tay
lor, at which she pointed him out as her
nocqiit and was ofi his Way to BklG.ïüure
ht the time in search of Work.
that he is !»•
A Widow and Widower,
Mr*. Annie Tait, a handsome widow,
35 years old, who resides with her uncle,
Charles Canning, near West Grove, Ches
ter county, Pa., on December 18preferred
serious charges before Justice Dougherty,
against William Castle. Castle is a
widower, a wealthy farmer, and resides
two miles from West Grove. He is 55
years old. When the couple met in Jus
tice Dougherty's office, where an attempt
was mode to settle the case, they were
very near having an altercation. All
efforts at a compromise have failed, and
Castle has been held in $600 bail for trial
at the March term of the Chester county
After using Ely's Cream Balm two
months 1 was surpised aud delighted to
find that the right nostral, which
closed up entirely for over twenty y
was opeu and free as the other, aiid
use it now as
many years, I feel very thankful.— R. H.
Cressengham, 275 18th street, Brooklyn.
From the pastor of the Olivet Baptist
Church, Philadelphia, Pa. ; I was so much
troubled with catarrh it seriously ef
fected my voice.
Cream Balm did the work,
fully restored.— B. F. Liepsner.
I could not do for
One bottle of Elys'
My voice is
George Pemberton of Newark, Pel.,
and Miss Addie E Hammond of Chester
oounty, Pa., were married at the former
place on Thursday evening, Rev. J. L.
The Night School
6f the Wilmington Commercial College,
Eighth and Market streets, reopens Jan.
#d, when new pupils may enter.
The largest stock of Etchings ever in
this city cas be found now on exhibition
si YerVer » Art Gallery, 419 Shipley
jilreet. Prices below all others.
FROM HARRISON'S HOME.
Senator Toller'* Call—Methodist Mini».
lor* to Dpnoanro the Inaugural Hall.
Indianapolis, Dec. 29.—Another stAtos
nian has tried to step into ludit.im polis and
out again without being caught at it, and
haa failed. Senator Teller, of Co! oratio,
came into the city, and went immediately tc
the house of CoL N. H. Ruckle, whoso wife
His presence hero
it generally known until in the morn
ing. aud ho w
then somewhat surprised at
finding himself rceognlr.ed by the newspaper
Ho admitted that he was hero to seo Oon.
Harrison, and that ho should talk cabinet tc
him, but declined to go Inf*, any particulars,
riie west, ho said, was snrC\o be represented
in tho cabinet, but by whom he hod no idea.
As a matter of fact, there is good reason
to suppose that Senator Teller*» call was renily
a part of the iiiaiue booming scheme that has
been under way for tho juist six weeks and
that bas now reached a critical stage.
Tho inaugural baJ is worrying tlu Metho
dists of Indianapolis, too. Kincj the min
isters of Columbus, O., adopted their résolu
lions denouncing tho ball ns nn imitation of
lh^ "folllas displays, pageantry and extrav
agance of Kuroi**an cities,
ministers of this city have bee
tho matter also, aud they have decided
vote upon .similar resolutioua al their
mooting next Monday.
A FALLEN CHAMPION.
■liM. Mo A nil OV Whi|i|K«l by tin. Illuolt Cham
pion of Australia,
'«"too .Jackson—A Ter
ilbU. Rattle of Tivcnty-faur Rounds.
Kan Francisco, Doc. 29.—The content he
twcon Joa McAuIUTo, tho champion heavy
weight of the Pacific coast, and Jackson, the
colored champion of Australia, which oc
curred nt the gymnasium of tho California
Athletic club last night, had bom tho solo
topic In spirting circles hero for weeks, and
hud created more interest than any similar
event that has occurred on tho Pacific coast.
A circumstance which intensified the inter
est in the fight was the understanding that
the winner would be op.m to fight any man
in the world, the California Athletic club
having offered a purse of $(i,U0J for such a
Tin- (Hitting had tioeii very lively for several
weeks past, and it is generally believed that
a very Jurge amount of money was wagered
on tho content. MeAuilffo was tho favorite
at odds of almost 2 to I.
the man stepp 'd Into tho ring there
udy 2,010 spuetafora present There
was a scene of excitement in tho street in
front of tho building,
A great crowd had
and kept up n continual
round of cheering throughout the fight,
the mon stood in the ring MoAullffe np
jieared to have the advantage so fur as
weight and height were concerned, Hia
weight was 230 pounds, while Jackson's was
a little over 1ÎCK».
McAnllffo was (1 foot V
inchos in height, and Jack-sou was fi feut W
itiod. Jackson had a little advantage in
The fight was desperate and scientific from
start to finish.
McAuliffe started In with
entire confidence, but his every effort was
fully mot by tils black op|sinent, who proved
lo be wonderfully ugiloon Ills feet and handy
with his "nippers." Some of the rounds
were characterized with very heavy hitting
but both men kept their temper admirably.'
Jacksou soon began to gain tho advantage
In the seventeenth round McAuliffo
_ was ter
rildy punished Ly oxer a dozen heavy blows.
Tho next fow rounds
were uneventful, but
in the twenty-third the ».iVagu w„rk sv.'.s re
sumed iind the Pacific coast dlianiplcn was
terribly poundod and bled profusely. Me
Auliffo liecamo dated and in the twenty
fourth round Jacksou flnlsliud him and
awarded the fight.
Altempt to Blow Up „ Tellement.
New York, Dec. 29.-A section of iron
fdfie, « Inches long and 8J< inches in diameter,
containing three heavy dynamite cartridges,
and with a fuse attached, was found under a
stairway of the tenement 311 East Thirty
eighth street The police ore trying to find
out who placed it there.
Itii.ineM Huu.ea Dimieil Out.
Bkaver, 1'a., Dec. SO.—Merriman's pool
room, Patton's jewelry store, Wilson's gro
cery, Shumaker's drug store, Andrews' tailor
ing establishment, Shumaker's tobacco fac
tory, a skating rink and one dwelling were
hurtled yesterday. Loss about 115,900, partly
Fair; warmor; westerly winds.
New York Money and Produce Market
Few. York, Do«*. £S.— Money closed at 3 per
cent. The highest rate was 8 ami the lowest 2
l«r cent. Exchange closed ateody; posted rate».
[email protected]»Ji: actual rates, 4.8114^4,811^ f „ r gj
day« and 4..-844ÛJ4.H» for demand, (iorornnionu
closed steady ; currency (is, 11« hid; 4s,
I48»g bld; 4ÎV*. do., 10814 bid.
Pacific railroad lioud« closed a« follows; Union
firsts, 118®11«; Union landKt-ant», 1M®100; Union
»inking funds. 118®1M; Centrals, 113®!!«.
Price» gradually worked up, and by midday
nearly (Se whole list was >4 to I per cent, higher
than the closing figures of y»j|et-0-v. At no time
was Hie market any «7*y «Clive, Lut'tliira
to be more confidence 011 toe i««rt of speculate«
and offerings of stock were freely taken ■
market was extremely dull after midday
the rinse the early advance was wholly lost Tho
sales for the day amounted to 1(16.570 shares!
Kttw York, t>ee. **.— FLOUR—CIo»ed «toady
after a fair day'» bilslhcN«: Hue grade» of winter,
$4,tgi(&S.S8; tie. spring. 8f.S5<tt*.W; superfine win
ter, |3.a6(iS*>t do. spring, 82.S0®8,80; extra
No. 3 winter, ja 88*8.81; do. spring, $3.40*4;
city mill extra«. S6*S.#5, for West Indio«
Southern flour ,-U-#cd steady; (rade aud family
brand»«, $3.; 5465.60.
A¥ HEAT—Options weir dull and Irregular,
closing barely steady at W?i»$c. advance. Spot
lots cioaed quiet, but steady. (Sprit sale« of No. 1
red at $1.0»®1.0»; extra red, $! d6®1.0T; No. »
do., W4C.O,$1.00H; No. 3 red>* ; No, 1 wMte.
$1.03131.01: white slate. $1 0Sft,VO4; No, *
winter. Deo., $1; do., Jan., fl'OOi^; *»-, Feb.,
$1.02*j; do., March, dh„ May. ÇV06J4
COKX—Option« were fairly ncUvo.e'l.wiug ^
t^c. higher. Spot lota closed active aud firm.
Spot sale» of No. S mixed at 4614c.; »(earner
mixed, 42X4®43c.; rejected, 36c. ; steamer white,
<24«o ; No. * mixed, Jan., 4(>^o. ; do., Feb., 4614c. ;
do.. May, 4Cc.
OATS—Option* were quiet, but firm, closing 14
4M4c. higher. Spot lot* clo»ed firmer. Spot
»ale« of No. 1 white at SSIrc. ; No. 2 do.. 3444(^
35c.; No. 8 do., Sl^aSfc. ; No. 1 mixed, 3Sc. : No,
2do., 811440.; No. 2 mixed, Jan., 81c.; do., Fob.
32c. : No. 2 white Jon., 34> 4 c.; do., Feb., 3,Vic
PORK-Dull and heavy; mesa, $11254411.75.
LARD—Closed dull aud Hat; Feb., JSias tR
March, $8.02; May, $8.020.8,04.
SUGAR—Raw dull; fair refining, 5J4c. Re
fined dull, but »leody; cut loaf aud crushed, 8V4C. ;
culiea, 7>4®7Hc. ; powdered. 7>4547440.; granu
lated. 7>gc. ; confectioners'A. 7>4c.; white extra
C, 664®c>nc. ; extra C, 6 MOûOkto. ; C, 5J4®5 î 4 c. ;
BUTTER—Steady; eastern creamery, *0®33 b.;
western do.. 28®31c.
CHEESE-Steady; factory New York Cheddar,
HX»®!*!.; wMtt-ru fiat. 101474110.
EUGS yulet, fresh eastern firsts,23c. ; Canadian
do.. 214422c.; western do., 234424c.
COTTON—Spot closed «toady; middling up
And examine Handsome Holiday Presents,
Diamonds, Watches, Jewelry and Silver
ware. Cosh, or weekly payments of $1
per week. Prices low and terms easy.
Goods guaranteed. Open until 11 o'clock,
eased to have you call and examine.
Robert W. Nutter, No. 602 King street.
An elegant assortment of Ladies' Gold
Watches at Millard F. Davis', 9 East
Prices positively the
colds; 10 to 2So.
NEW CASTLE NOTES.
A Pleasant Evening Sociable of a si
By Letter to Evening Journal.
New Castle, Del., Dec 29 —Mrs. Rev
E. !.. Hubbard gave a pleasant evening
sociable to her Sunday school class and a
few of their friends last evening. The
evening was spent very pleasantly by the
young people. Games were played which
created a great deal of mirth. At 10,30
o clock the company retired to the dining
room, where they were treated to a boun
tiful supply of choice fruit, nuts, etc
Those present were : Miss Bessie Sewell,
Miss Susie Sherwood, Miss Mary Goodley,
Miss Jennie Saunders. Miss Maggie Gor
don, MissSallieWl.se, Miss Mollie Knouse,
John B. Man love and wife, John B
Sewell, William C. Grimes, James Bacon
Rudolph Valette. William Whitelock and
1 nomas K. Lancaster.
A musical entertainment will be given
at the room of the Y. P, U. I,, this even
ing. Among the features of the program
are, a duet by Miss Susie Sherwood aud
Miss Bessie Sewell and a solo by Miss
Susie Sherwood. All are invited. Apples
will be plentiful.
Mince meat, apple butter, preserves
of all kinds, Clifton FFF, Dela
ware and the finest brands of patent
Hours. At Boyle's.
Lieutenant Sharpless of Company H,
now of Wilmington, was in this city last
Company II held a special meeting last
evening over the dissatisfaction about
the recent election of colonel.
Regular services will be held in all the
Men are Good For," will bo the subject
spoken upon at the Baptist church.
Miss Mamie Holcomb spout yesterday
The Brownies In Town.
Fourteen little "Brownies," with a
background of a dozen little misses, de
lighted the .100 persons who were present
at the Household of Faith building
Tatnall street, below Eighth, lust even
ing. The "Brownies' Hospital Club" was
fielt In clever lilts on tho rather over
strained zeal of the hospital workers
The original reports from the several
committees caused lots of amusement for
the folk present are among those 'who
have given oftenest and most generously
to the hospitals. Tho "Brownies' Black
and Green Tea" was a well executed little
farce, also original, in which the
"Brownies" appeared with black faces
"Scenes From Little Lord Fonntieroy"
e.osed the two hours' entertainment. Mas
ter Warner as the little lord was very effec
tive. The entertainment was repeated
WIGWAM, CONCLAVE AND CASTLE.
The Odd Fellows' Hall, bu'lt by Bran
dy wine Lodge, I O. O. F.. will be dedi
cfttea this afternoon.
M. Fowler will preside,
addresses will be made.
Grand Master E.
A number of
, ..,,,, Music will be
furnished by Hyatt s Military Band and
a trained chorus will sing.
Humboldt Castle, No. 13, K G E at
its regular meeting held last evening in
German Hall, elected the following off)
N - Ç- . George Baumann; P. C.,
Charles Fell i V. 0., August Fasks; S.
H , John Rink; V, II., Gottlio
Philadelphia Castle, No. Ö, K. O. E
elected the following officers last even
ing; P. 0., Fred W. Wagner; N. C.. E.
Sonder; V C., George M. Cohee; S. H.,
William O Conner; II. P., George W
H.. William Stinson; M. of
R . William M. Vernon; C. of E., W, O.
Brown: K. of E.. Josiah McCall; trus
tees, William Stinson and Fred W
Liberty Lodge, No. 10. A. O. U. W
elected the following officers last even
ing: Workman, George Haas; foreman,
leter Elmer; overseer, Charles Reich
conductor, G. Joeger; inner watch,
Charles hebuster; outer watch, W
Weisshaur; trustee, J. Gunther; repre'
sentative to the Grand Lodge, H, Zim
merman ; medical examiners D
Hertel and Frantz.
Washington Council, No. 7, Order
United American Mechanics .last evening
elected the following officers: Councillor
A. J. Harvey ; Jinductor, James Thomp
son ; recording secretary. C. M. Groff;
assistant recording secretary, W. W
Derrickson ; financial scribe, I.' M White
side; examiner, D. V. Bell, inner protec
, . 0r ', C l', ar e . H 11 ' Higdon ; outer protector,
A. J. Morris; t rüstet* , Frank Irons.
Excelsior Lodge, No. 7, Knights of
Pythias lust evening, elected the follow
ing officers: P. C., Alphonzo Barton;
chancellor commander. David 11 Shaw
prelate. E!mer E Collins; K. of R. and
8.. Charles M. Zeblev; M. of F Wil
Hum J. Moreland; K. of E„ Jaines T.
Maddox; M.Jnt A., Samuel T. Uamblv
representative to Grand Lodge F K
Bunks; representative to Uivervie'w Ceme
tery Company George H. Hughes; trus
tee, David H. Shaw. Tho lodge is in
good condition and has 100 members.
Is sold at reduced prices by N. B. Dan
forth, druggist, corner Second and Mar
ket streets. The largest stock of patent
medicines in the state, and the lowest
prices. When afflicted with a cough be
sure and try Mclnall's Syrup of Tar,
Wild Cherry and Wood Naphtha, 35
Order yeur Etchings aud Frames at
once at Verger's Art Gallery, as they are
busier than ever. 419 Shipley street.
Etchings and Engravings al Verger's
Art Gallery, 419 Shipley street.
For Gold or Silver Watche» ^see Davis
at 9 East Second street 1
• a P a r 111 a
has by Its
won the con
and is to-day
uI a, salt
rheu m ,
plaint, catarrh, rheumatism, etc. Bo sure to get
Hood's Sarsaparilla, which Is peculiar to Itself.
Hood's Sarsaparilla sold by druggists, f 1; six
tor $5. Prepared by C. I, Hood* Oo., Lowell. Mass.
IOO Doses One Dollar
■i r m
Jovhnal Printing Company i
Wilmington. Del., Dec. 1H, ISîsS. s
Notice 1 b hereby given that a nice tint? of
stockholder» of lui» company will W held at
the office of the company on Tuesday, the 1st
day of January» lhiJ.at » o'clock, p. iu., lor the
puriH)»e of electing five directors lo serve tor
the eiiHuing year.
FREDERICK E. BACH. Secretary.
PKNNIE« ANI« SMALL «'HANGE CAS
BE HAD AT THE COUNTlNOlROOXt
SLACK- CDOR.-ön the 20th Instant, by
the Rev. J. E. Bryan, at Anbury M. E narkon.
of ''bfsdty M ' Bla< k ' Und Llzzl ® A - CoX both
HKISEL- COLE. -On the 24lh instant bv
the Rev. J. E. Bryan, at Asbury parsonsim
0« «r H. Beisei and Maggie K. Cote, both of
SIMMOXH-BL'ItTON.—On the25th instant,
by the Rev. J. E. Bryan, at the Asbury M E
narsoniwe. John B Simpson, and Lydia' a!
Burton, both of this city. 1
BOWMAN—NORRIS.-On December 24, In
Brooklyn, N. bv the Rev, George R
Kramer, the Rev. Peyton G. Bowman na-tor
Household of Faith. Perrvvllle, Md and Mr/
Elizabeth Norris of Brooklyn. ' 1 '
WM. B. SHARP & CO.
bmp d'A hint,
Court Miild Crapes,
Uro« Grain Klmd/am ir.
>.• t m,
The Best Black Goods to buy.
The Best Black Goods to wear.
The Best Assortment here.
Fourth and Market Sts.
ÜN IIKHTA KICKS.
UNDERTAKER AND EMBAUMER,
No. 412 King street, Wilmington. Del.
Rcsiqenee No. 1105 Madison .street
T a MARTIN,
UNDERTAKER AND EMBAUMER,
OFFICE NO. 005,
RESIDENCE »17 SHIPLEY STREET.
Telephone call 13.
Coils at night promptly attended to.
Notice to Gas Consumers
3 hr W ilmlngton Coal Gas Company desires
to announce toils many patrons that the prices
and terms for gas «(ter January 1, 1-st», will
be os follows;
Fur all illuminating and heating gas, In
cluding that used for stoves of nil kinds. »1.35
per housand cubir feet, subject ton discount
of It) cents per thousand feet if paid for within
ten days of deliveryof bill.
Hills will la. delivered quarterly, monthly, or
Offener If consumers desire it, or if tho com
pany thinks it desirable. In eases of clubs,
sociét és, etc., rte., or of individuals, where
there Is no individual or financial liability, ad
vance payments will be required.
,„25 r Present price for gas is iadieved to be
Jbjvt of any cltyof itsslze similarly
Situated in this country, aud the only way in
u hlrh this low price can be maintained is by
prompt collection of bills and the consequent
avoidance of had debts. With this object in
S x * a i î! à ? co "°Peratlcm of our patrons,
. °. u ^^ R inconvenience them somewhat
to pay at our office, or mail cheeks within the
** iB feature is so important to
us that the «Usee mit in the future will not
be allow««! to any consumer under anv cir
cumstances after the ten «lavs linveex '
and in défailli, of payment alter that
will be shut off.
Complaints fnr supposed errors must lie
made immediately after receipt of hill, so that
examination can b** made and reported on or
before the ten days' limit expires,ns the officers
have no autority to modify our rulesor permit
delay in settling.
The only known measure for gas is the gas
meter, which must he accepted as the measure
ment for gas consumption in each rase,
pansons with hills of others are too uncertain
lo he seriously considered.
With prompt payments, no bad debts, im
proved processes in manufacturing and low
prices for materials we Indulge the hope of
still lower prices at no very distant day, and
ns an evidence of our faith in this prospect
point with pride to our list of prices for gas
for the last twenty.four years, having in mind
also that while the priées have lowered the
quality of the gas has improved.
Price In 1804, S3.AO per thousand, net
i'riec in 1808, »3.00 per thousand, net
Price In 1872, »2.70 per thousand, net
Price in 1870, »2, AO per thousand, net
Price In 1870, »2.00 per thousand, net
Price in 1881, »1.80 per thonsan«).
Price in 1882, »1.AO per thousand, net
Price In 1887, »I.3A per thousand, net
Price in 1880, »1.25 per thousand, net
We desire to sell gas to every iierson who is
willing to pay for It upon our terms and
ditious, hut w«. do not wish to have any cus
tomers who expect to dictate their own prices,
terms, times or modes of payment.
It isnot right that parth-s who pay promptly
should be saddled, even indirectly, with the
losses and delays of delinquents.
By order of the Board.
EDWARD BETTS. President.
New Year's Gifts.
Wo have a large stock of the fol
lowing goods at prices to suit all :
Babies' High Chairs,
Cash, Weekly or Monthly Payments.
$2 75 up
1 50 up
1 50 up
5 00 up
1 00 up
1 00 up
2 00 up
2 00 up
3 50 up
1 00 up
S. E. Cor, 2d and Orange.
Open every evening till ( o'clock.
CHÄS. J. H. BECKETT.
108 W. Seventh St,
Retail Liquor Dealer.
Everard's Bottled Beer.
TELEPHONE NO. 44f
FRANCIS KELLY & CO
SOLE PROPRIETORS OF THE
PDEE RYE WHISKIES.
Choice Cologne Spirits.
103 Markst and 102 Shipley Ste.,
M. MEGARY & SON,
FURNITURE, 516 Tatnall Street,
CARPETS; S. E. Cor. Sixth and Tatnall Sts.
Knowing how perplexing 'tis to make a selection, and at tho same
time to get something that will suit the receiver, we will try and help von
by the following list. Every article here represents a suitable gift and one
that wi 1 not soon be destroyed and forgotten, but on the contrary will
always last and will be a bond of remembrance between the -river and re
Any article bought before Christmas will be carefully tagged and nut
away in a separate storeroom and delivered on Christmas '
any time best suited to the purchaser.
Goods not satisfactory can be exchanged after Christmas
Ao danger of getting anything here not honest i
morning, or at
price and quality :
Rattan Rockers Plush Rockers
in every design, from $3.00
$4.00 to $30.00.
We're complete on these
largo size, any
$16, $20, $25. $28, $30.
$1.50, $9. $3.50, $5, $5.25,
$6. What's nicer for a gen
$1.50, $2.00, $5.00, $6.00,
$ 8 . 00 ; $ 10 . 00 .
From $0 to $30.
$1.00, $1.50, $2.00, $2.50,
$6.00, $6.50, $10.00. $15.00.
$1 to $25. Polished Wood
or Plush Tops.
$3, $3.50, $4, $4.50, $5.
$1.25 to $12.00,
$5 to $25.
Some very fine
$1.25, $2.00. $2.50, $3.00,
$125, $2.50, $3.50, $4, $7,
I«, $10, $12, $15.
$3, $3.50, $5. Ebony, Cherry
or Antique Oak.
$15, $18, $20.
Cherry and Oak,
$9, $11, $15, $18, $20.
Cheapest in the city.
$14, $23, $
25. $26, $28, $30.
Walnut or Oak.
all kinds, embracing
novel designs at all prices'
$3 to $00. Smyrna. Velvet
75c, $1.00, $1.25. $1.50,
Baby High Chairs,
$1.00, $125, $1. <5, $2,50, j$10,15, $17. Rockers or easy
$3.00, $6.00. (chairs. Cherry and Walnut.
$3.50, $5.00, $6.00. With
We have here named twenty-four articles, each one being suitable in
eve! y way as a gift. We have many others here, and, if in this list von
do not find anything that just fills the want, come to us and we will clu-er
lully show yon our goods.
If your thoughts turn to something in the line of Parlor or Chamber
Suits or perhaps a Sideboard, remember, we have them all and at terms
to suit you.
H. M£CARY ft SON.
Cash or Weekly and Monthly Payments.
\v ANTE! ),—A GOOD H A KN ESS-M AKEfL
' ' Reference required. Steady work Ap
I'ly at om-e. J. T. STOOPS. New C'astle, Del.
t I Cnn >' lU *'>iy a large,modern Dwell
4> I « 3 U U Ing, subject to a mortgage of $2,500
at a per cent.
This Dwelling contains 10 Rooms, Hath,
and the modern improvements. Heater in
cellar; Papered timmghnnt. Many little con
yenlences that must be seen tobe appreciated.
Large yard. Lot 33\X1U feet.
H. D. WALTER,
No. 3 W. SEVENTH STREET.
HAWKINS & CO.
Real Estate Department.
We have a number of
houses which we can now
offer you at
MUCH REDUCED PRICES,
gladly furnish you
by calling at our
All persons wishing to
place their properties
our Bargain* List will please
communicate with us at
HAWKINS & CO
712 Market Street.
/S. E. cor. Ninth and Kirkwood streets, 7
t oms and shed.
No. 1390 Jefferson street, 9roomsand bath.
No. 7 E Twenty-second street, 4 rooms. 1
I No. 1098 French street, »room« and bath,
j N. W. cor. Taylor and Kirkwood streets, 9
rooms and bath. . ,, ..
I No. 1997 Spruce street. « rooms and bath.
/ No. 1392 Jefferson street. 8 rooms and bath.
I No. 1714 Seott street. 7 rooms and bath.
No. likC W. Fourth street. 1« rooms amt bath.
No. 1902 Kirkwood street, 6 rooms and bath.
No. 312 Broome street, 8 rooms and hath.
No 922 W. Third street. S rooms and bath.
No. 1099 Market street. » rooms and bath.
No. 133 DuFout street. B rooms and bath.
399 Monroe street. 71 ooms and bath.
No. 410 Walnut street. 8 rooms.
No. 1603 Linden street. 7 rooms and bath.
No. II2J West street, 12 rooms and bath.
HEALD & CO.,
Seventh aud 3Iarket.
In Velvet, Needlework, Silk Plush,
Alligator, Snake Skin and
The season for
GUM BOOTS AND RUBBERS
Is now on and we have a full line in all sizee
BOOTS AND SHOES,
234 King Street.
Every Pair a Bargain.
Choice, elegant, bright, useful,
acceptable. Slippers for men,
women and Children; Slippers of
Fine Goat, Embroidered and Plush
of varions grades.
Our very large
assortment gives a wide choice and
opportunity to exchange if you
guess tho wrong size.
Rubber Coasting Boots
For Girls and Boys.
For Women and Men.
High-Cut Button Arctics for
Women and Misses.
For Old Folks, Flannel Lined Hutton
and Lace Shoes and Slippers,
Easy aud Warm.
For Boys, Girls, Women and Men.
Spring Heel Pebble and Kid Button Shoes
for p omen. Misses, and Children, and Spring
Heel Rubber Shoes to tit them. B
Chamois Moccasins for Baby: Kid Soft Sole
Button Shoes for Baby: Doll Mines; Children's
Ankle (supporters, can be worn with any shoe.
Everything In seasonable footwear at Right
20G Market Street,
Have you bought one
yet? If not, remember
we have a good assort
ment yet and are anx
ious to sell them if in
ducement will do it.
Storm Coats—we have a
lot just made in our own
more in the cut and
make than you would
mings, cut and make
add wonderfully to a
Pantaloons we are
selling at way off prices
and if you want a pair
you get a bargain with
Clothing to order at
short notice, and still
lots of Fine Suitings
and Pantaloonings to
J. T. Mullin & Son*
6th & Market,
S. H. BAYNARD,
S. W Cor. Fifth and Market,
Oculists* Orders Filled
TO SUIT ALL EYES.
A. C. S. WILLIAMSON, 109 West m SI
PENNIF8 AND SMALL CHANGE CAJ*
BK HAD AT THE COUNTING ROOM
* OF Hit EVENING JOURNAL.
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