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Farther Socresvfal Tent* of the /ultnftkl
Fneumutic (inn—Naval Expert# De
lighted With the Experlinent.«,
The official trial of the dynamite gun,
reported below, marks a new develop
ment of the contest that has been going
on between gnns and armor since the
latter was applied to war ships. It is
likely to be quite as important a step as
wasihe creation of the American monitor.
The gnn planted six shots out of eight
inside of a rectangle 30 feet wide bv 150
feet long, at a distance of one mile. The
accuracy thus shown would secure effect
tive action for seventy-five per cent, of
the projectiles fired, bursting them
either at a plunging angle on the deck of
an enemy or under her bottom.
To take in the practical effect of such
firing, let us assume that the Vesuvius
carrying three of these guns goes into
action with a representative modem
armored ship, such as the Benbow, of
10.000 tons, carrying two 110 ton and ten
ail inch breech loading rifies, protected
by a steel faced compound armor four
teen inches thick. The Benbow has a
«peed of sixteen knots und the Vesuvius
a speed of twenty-one knots. The Ben
bow could bring only three guns to hear
as they approached, bows on—one 110 (or
sixteen inch) gun and two six-inch guns.
Accuracy of fire by none of those guns
can be expected outside of a four mile
range, while the Vesuvius's throe guns
would not be available beyond two miles.
" Hence for the time necessary to cover two
miles the Vesuvius would be unable to
- reply to the Beubow's fire. The joint
epeed of the two ships would make them
cover this distance in less than tliree
Only five shots in all from the three
guns of the Benbow could possibly he
fired in that time, and probably unt more
than three. The chance of one of these
shots striking would be very small, es
pecially when the rapidly varying dis
tance and the ships motion are con
It is reasonable to expect, therefore,
.that the Vesuvius would arrive at a
point where she could throw her 250
pound projectile with almost mathemati
cal accuracy. By means of Lieutenant
Eiske's rangefinder, coupled with his
automatic electric device for dis
charging the pneumatic guns at
the precise angle and with the exact air
pressure necessary to secure the desired
range, two of her t hree guns could launch
their bolts at the Benbow at two miles,
and the third, a minute and a half later,
with 600 pounds of dynamite at one mile
The Benbow's deck armor is of steel
only three Inches thick. The ship has a
width of 68 feet and a length of 880 feet
and her main battery is ten feet above
the water. Thus she presents a lofty
mark, with little protect ion from a plung
ing fire on her deck. The Vesuvius' pro
iectlles would descend with a pitch of
from 18 to 30 degrees.
Yesterday's experiments in the lower
bay in the earliest life of the gnn, with
little practice in aiming, show seventy
five per cent of hits on a smaller target
than the Benbow. It would st*««m con
elusive that at least two of the Vesuvius'
bolts would plunge upon the Benbow's
deck or explode beneath her hull. In
either case it Is almost certain that the
Benbow would either be in a sinking con
dition or that her interior would be so
wrecked as to pul her guns out of action.
The pneumatic guns are to be fired once
in every two minutes, and another dis
charge of the three in the Vesuvius
would most likely wholly destroy her an
V/ COTree. one hit by a shell from the
Benbow might explode the nilro-gelatine
on board the Vesuvius and t hus end the
combat the other way; but the probabili
ties of such a hit are not one in twenty
The two great features of the pneu
matic gun are the accuracy of Its shots
and the terrible effect of the
of explosive thrown by it
ie great mass
.-—New York
1-Aid to Rent in Woodland'* Oinotery.
Thon« Who Attended the Service*.
Samuel Morse Felton was buried in
Wtxidlands Cemetery, near Philadelphia,
yesterday afternoon. Services were first
held at his former residence, No. 1026
Walnut street, in that city, where they
were conducted by Rev. William H.
Fnrness, D. D., who was assisted by Rev.
Joseph May. The same clergymen sub
sequently officiated at the First Unitarian
Church, where the services for the friends
of the deceased were held The remains
were l^orne to the grave in Woodlands
Cemetery by the following pall-hearers:
George W. Childs, Geor
William Sellers, Edmutn
Kenny, Maulove Hayes of Dover, Del. ;
Hon.'Enoch Pratt of Baltimore; Hon.
Wayne MacVeagh, Samuel Crozer and
Dauiel Cummins.
A large number of friends and business
aquaintaiices of the deceased of Wilmlng
ton and Baltimore attended the funeral
services. There were delegations from
the Pennsylvania Steel Works, of Steel
ten. of which Mr. Felten was president,
and from the Philadelphia, Wilmington
and Baltimore Railroad Company.
The church was nearly filled with
prominent persons. Among those pres
ent were: Governor Biggs, of this state;
ex Congressman William Ward, of Ches
ter ; R. Craven, treasurer of the Philadel
phia, Wilmington and Baltimore
Railroad Company; Bayard But
ler, William C. Stroud, William
M Spackman, Francis C. Yarnall, Henry
Winsor, N. W Gookin, A. S. Reed, Ed
ward Bringhurst, Jr., Charles Warner,
Colonel Febiger. E. Tatnall Warner, Hon.
Jacob Tome of Port Deposit; John Jones,
Thomas Jackson, of this city; William
Helme, Abraham Barker, 8. W. Baldwin,
of New York; E. Y. Townsend, Duudas
T. Pratt, Enoch Lewis, George Small, of
Baltimore: David Trainer, E, H. Trainer,
W. D. H. Serrell, Rev. Joseph Welch, Mr.
Fletcher, Alfred Earnshaw, Henry Q.
Morris, F. W. Wood, superintendent of
the Pennsylvania Steel 'Works : Colonel
W. S. Franklin of Baltimore; J. N.
DuBarry, vice-president of the Pennsyl
vania Railroad Company ; Thomas C. Hill,
E. W. Clarke, Charles D. Reed, John Sel
lers and Charles Haven.
B. Roberts,
Smith, H, V.
Delaware and Maryland, 1 p. m. :
Colder, to partly cloudy weather, fresh
southwesterly to northwesterly winds.
" forecasts. —A
"cold wave," not of great intensity, will
probably be felt to day in this section
and New England. Temperature fell
slightly In the United States yesterdav ;
the chief minimum reported was 14
degrees below zero, at Huron. D. T. ; the
chief maxlmum,54,at San Antenio.Texas.
In the MiddleJStales and New England
colder, partly cloudy to fair weather will
prevail, with fresh southwesterly to
northwesterly winds, preceded by .light
snow in the northern parts of this sec
tion and of New England. On Wednes
dav in this section and in New England
fair weather will probably prevail, with
slight thermal changes and light west
erly wteds, becoming variable and fol
lowed by a rise of temperature, and
Thursday warmer, fairer weather and
light southwesterly to southerly winds,
followed i|y cloudiness near the lakes.
Bayoarri s tnermoniete). 7 a m , 36; 9
*- at., 38; II a. m., 41; Ip. m., 45.
New York Herald
sc—iUSSwt ^ass
Wit Hum O. CJrler RetiRii» From
Hoard of KUoration.
President Baird presided at the regular
meeting of the Board of Education last
The committee on evening school No.
9, reported as follows : Opened October 8,
1888; closed January 4, 1889; number of
pupils enrolled, 55; number belonging.
40; average attendance, 28; amount of
money collected, #45. The report was
accepted and orders drawn for the teach
ers as follows: Miss Florence Kamo, #57;
Miss Anna T. Burns, #48.50. .
The committee of school No. 7, was
allowed # 10 for door mats; No. 1 (t, #25
for curtains for south windows. The
building committee of school No. 18,
announced that it was ready for opening
next Moinlay. The committee was
authorized to ask for bids and award a
cont ract for curtains.
The committee on repairs reported
having received one bid for slat«; black
boards for school No. 4. That of G. J.
Speer for #148.
during the meeting. The matter was re
ferred to the committee, with power to
Another hid came in
The report of the special committee on
the sewer of school No. 20 was taken up.
Tills fecomraendeil the adoption of the
proposition of Thomas McCorkle and
othws to tap the drain of the school
at Tenth and Spruce streets,
on payment of #100. This aroused
'considerable discussion. Mr. McCorkle
explained that in 1888 an agreement was
made between the Ixfcrd and himself, in
which the proper compensation was re
ferred to the committee of the school for
settlement. After a long discussion the
report of the committee was adopted,
and a motion allowing Mr. Melvin to pre
ceed to enter t lie drain was passed. On
motion of Mr. Bailey the secretary was
directed to notify Mr, McCorkle that
nothing but the cellars of the proposed
houses should be drained in the sewer.
The committee on a janitor for No, 10
stated that the applicant, Mr, Kirby,
had the necessar
motion employing
Mr. Fonlk's resolution to close No. 11
when No. 18 was opened, consideration of
which was postponed at the last meeting,
was taken up. A petition from fifty
seven taxpayers and citizens living in the
vicinity of No. 11. was read, remonstrating
against making the scho»d a colored
school. Another petition was read from
sixty parents, whose children attended
No. 11, asking that It lx; kept open. John
M. C. Forkum, living at No. 816 DuPont
street, who had three children attending
No. 11, stated his reasons for wishing
the school kept open. On motion of Mr
Fonlk the matter was laid on 'the table.
The resignation of William G. Grier,
member of the hoard from the Tenth
ward, was read and accepted,
tlon of his successor was postponed until
the next meeting of the hoard
Grier has been a member of the board for
four consecutive terms, about eight years.
His removal from the Tenth to the Fifth
ward made his resignation necessary.
Charles W. Grant of No. 1109 West
Front street is prominent ly spoken of as
his successor.
A communication from T. J. Webb,
janitor of school No. 1, asking for an in
crease of salary was read and referred.
An Invitation from Misses Mary C. J.
Williams, Emma A. Coyle and Sidney A
Wells, to attend a lecture on ''Prepar
atory Work in Natural Science," by Miss
Leila E. Partridge, principal of the
Pennsylvania Summer School of Methods,
before the Primary Teachers' Association,
in sfllQol No, 1, oij February 5, ut 4.80
o'clock. Was accepted,
y qualifications. A
iilm was passed
The elec
On order was
to be drawn in
favor of the Charles. Warner Company
for #20,10.
Tlie board then adjourned.
County Assessment.
County Assessors Higgins, McCloskey
and Dewees will begin their five days'
session for the revision of the assessment
lists at the court house to-day. They
will occupy the Levy Court room in the
southwestern part of the building, first
floor. The session began aliout 10 o'clock
tills morning nnd will end at 5 p. nt. They
will sit every day this week. This
Is the general assessment, and
every voter's name should be on the
lists. The assessment for 1889 is the
heaviest ever made, fully 17,000 names
having been enrolled.
The process of getting assessed at the
court house, or of getting one's name
corrected, if it has been misspelled, is
simple.bat it requires the presence of
the man whose name has been overlooked
or misspelled and witli him must appear
some freeholder who knows him nnd can
vouch as to his identity. The applicant
goes to the assessor of his district and
finds out whether he is assessed or not.
If lie is not ho gets his freeholding friend
to make affidavit right there before the
assessor who has blank forms for the
purpose, that he, the applicant, is the
man that he claims to be. The latter is
then assessed, and his status is precisely
that of the man who was assessed last
month at his own house. The assessors
can assess a man from any part, ward or
district of the city.
Death of TIioihmh K. Anliinend.
Thomas K. Ashmead, a well known
tired merchant, died on Sunday at the
residence of his daughter, Mrs. B. \V.
Tingley, West Grove, Chester countv,
Pa. He was born in August. 1807, with
In the very shadows of
Church, Third
the oldest living descendant of John
Ashmead, who came from Cheltenham
England, in 1H08, and settled at Chelten
ham, above Germantown, which
named In honor of his English home. On
his mother s side the deceased descended
from Dr.George Lehman, an eminent
geon of the Colonial period, who U
with General Washington at Valley
Forge, and who was captured at sea bv
the English and confined in the histori
cal Dartmouth Prison until the close of
The deceased
Old 8t. Peter's
and Pine streets. He was
the Revolutionary war.
was engaged for many years in iiu|xirt
iug English goods, lie retired about ten
years ago to West Grove, where he euded
his days.
Motor Keely I« Free.
The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
Chief Justice Paxson writing the opinion,
yesterday released John W. Keely of
motor fame, from jail. The opinion re
leasing the mysterions inventor says that
the order given by Judge
questing him to explain his invention was
premature and the "practical effect of
which was to wring from him his defense
in advance of any issue jointed, and was
an improvident and excessive exercise of
chancery powers."
Wayne MacVeagh
ago in arguing for Keely's release. He
scored Judge Finletter unmercifully in
his appeal to the Supreme Court.
Mr. Shaw's Etching of Old Swedss'.
Robert Shaw, the artist, has completed
his etching of Old Swedes' Church, and
It will be on exhibition in Rudolph's win
dow in a few days. The etching is fin
ished in Mr. Shaw's most happy style and
will doubtless be in demand because of
the recent discussion about the old church
Finletter, re
This is what Hon.
said about it one week
Ladies Watches.
An elegant assortment of Ladles' Gold
Watches at Millard F. Davis'. « Hast
Second street. Prices positively the
Happening. of Interest fn Several State*
llrlcfl, ( tirollidol.
Mrs. Jacob Minute has arrived home at
Newark from Purls apparently in the best of
health. She was bit ten by a mad dug in De
eember, and was sent to Paris to te treated
by Pasteur. Who was very ill when she ar
rived there, and was under constant treafc
ment for twenty days. She was told that had
she arrived tliree days later she could not
have l>cen cured.
The engine and boiler moms of Harvey's
silk mill at Reading were demolishes! by the
explosion of one of the boilers. Two men
were badly scalded, and two others slightly
cut by flying debris.
Judge Fellows ' has agreed to a change of
venue in Hie ease of Resile Alderman i 'leary,
it appealing to Iks an impossibility to get a
jury in New York. Hundreds have been
called mnl not one chosen.
.Mr. and Mi's. Potts haveliccomo reconciled
to the marriage of their 16-year-olddaughter,
Lizzie; to the 38-year-old liaehelor. Coney,
who, while visiting Hie Potts family at Wash
ington, N. J.. induced the girl to elope.
James Gallagher enticed the licnutifu) little
.'»-year-old daughter of his employer, Charles
Baker, into th»> tern at German (own. and
attempted to assault her. Them was a strong
disposition to lynch Gallagher when his crime
tieeame known, but he was snvisl by arrest.
Judge Paison, of the supreme court. has
released John IV. Keely, of motor tame, at
Philadelphia, on the ground that the order
comnlnnding him to exhibit and explain his
motor was prematurely made,
Edward Stewart, « Camden harness maker,
ended a long spree by taking laudanum ami
ending his life. He was fattier of u large
family of small children.
The German Cremation society will peti
tion the New Jersey legislature to establish a
state crematory, In which all bodies of those
wlio »lie of »'oiitagious diseases shall is* cre
Work Is to U 1 Is'gun at once on Elizabeth's
new race track, which will have halt a mile
frontage on Meadow and Spring streets and
extend two miles lack to the edge of the
meadows. There will he stables for too hois
and a grand stand to accommodate ti.OUO
Antos V. Scott, a locomotive fireman, was
killed at Milllimn, N. J. He was in the pit
under his engine when a train was I sicked
against it, and his head was completely
A large portion of the country graveyanl
adjoining the "Pike" meeting house, mar
Hinkletown, Pa., has suddenly sunk about
fifteen feet. Superstitious residents seem to
believe the sinking is the result of a combined
plot on the part of the dead buried there, and
toll weird tales of a remarkable ghost, wear
ing a shining helmet ami carrying a beautiful
child ghost in his arms, parading the ground*
at unseemly hours.
Burglars got into the Rahway (N. J.i posts,
office and secured registcre»! letters, money
and stamps to the value of about $1,500.
There is no »dew.
File did aliout $2,000 damage in the Church
of the Holy Sepulchre, in East Sevensy-fourth
street, New York.
During the jiast year 810 crimes in I S'il g
Branch were found to be due solely to nun.
The German United Workmen of Newark
have hoycotted Gottfried Krueger and Will
iam Hitt, brewers, I »saus»' they have at
tempted to get customers away from union
Constable William Reed, of New Bruns
wick, N. J., has eaptunxl thief William
Reed (colored), who has been stealing canned
goods from merchants for some time.
Borne person sent Congressman Dideock an
advertising card tearing the printed legend,
"Don't Is' a clam." The congremnoii has not
math a speech or potion during
Years' term In congress.
J, E. Hunter, a tong Branch artist,
lias bragged of hi» method
his four
of compelling
1 «»Irons to take ami pay for poorly executed
and rejected crayon photographs, iiy placing
the pictures prominently iu his show window
and attaching offensive placards, has teen
held in S30U linil for the next grand Jury for
thus posting a picture of the deceased son of
Dosünoster Dennett.
The physicians say that Annie Eisenhart,
the night nurse in the Cooper hospital at
Camden, who was assaulted, will recover.
There is still no clew to her assailant. She
ha» rejieated her first story of the assault in
sutetantially the same words. She accu
rately describes her ussailmit. and Is confident
she could identify him. She said she saw the
man twice on Friday.
The general term of the supreme court at
New York has upheld Hie action of the («dice
commissioners iu reap|iointing John J. G Drieu
chief of tile bureau of elections, though cx
soldicrs were among the applicants for the
I'hilip Kelsey, aged 21. of 273 Quincy street,
Brooklyn, went to Waterbnry, Conn., last
week, represented himself as n Jewelry sales
man, and cut a wide swath among fast
women and livery stables. He was
taken yesterday near Stamford while making
for tile state line with a team and baggy t«
loiiging to I'. D. Norton, and will have to
answer a charge of grand larceny.
Governor Green, of New Jersey, tuts signed
the hill repealing the low which required
1 «Ilot Isixes to he closed at sunset.
The Sheldon axle works at WiikeJmiTo,
I'a., the largest plant in the country, lias sus
pended tenqiornrily. Tweve hundred
are thrown out of work.
Ives amt Slnynor were taken to Ludlow
Street jail, New York, having tailed to secure
Mr. Cameron introduced into the senate the
house hill appropriating 8225,000 for the pur
chase of a strip of land in Atlantic and Cum
terlond counties, N. J., tote used as a prov
ing ground for heavy ordnance.
The Yale University club house, near the
college campus, for ycui-s a favorite resort
of Yale's undergraduates, lias been sold to the
Quinnipiac club of New Haven for 825.000.
At the meeting of the Irish |«u-liaiiientary
fund committee in New York it
nounced that the subscriptions for flic de
fense of Mr. Darnell already reached 82.00t;
and were increasing.
James McMahon, a New York contractor,
requested the polio* to look for his w ife and
1'aul Kyme, his former partner, who had
elojed together.
The coroner's jury decided that Frank
Dudgeon procured the operation which
caused Kitty Cody's death in New York, and
that Dr, U. F. Hail and Mis. Harriman
guilty of a criminal act iu concealing the
tacts. Dudgeon is in jail.
John M. Glover, a lawyer and real estate
agent at 120 Broadway. New York,
arivsted, charged with live larceny of 811,000
from Mrs. Emily J. Early. Mrs. Early is'the
administratrix of the «state of William H.
Hihley, and she i-etallied Glover as her at
torney. Up to May, 1887, Glover had col
lected nearly 811,000 from the estate, which
Mrs. Early says te lias retained mid given no
accounting for. He will be examined to-day,
Thomas McFarland, fourth engineer of the
steamer Republic, died in New York last
night from the effects of scalds caused by
escaping steam m the boiler room of the
steamer Sunday. He is the second victim.
Three children of Chung Sue Che» wo*
baptized in St, Andrew 1 « Protestant Koieuonal
church, Philadelphia.
was an
The Bayatd Legion held its regular
election of officers last night and elected
the following officers: William B. Nor
ton, president; William Hickman, vice
president; Charles Hickman, recording
■ 'cretary; George H. Hogue, financia
secretary; William McMenamin, treas
urer; Thomas C. Hogue, marshal : Joseph
Bartley, sergeant-at arms; William Hick
man William Davis, William McMena
min, trustees; Mr. Brown, janitor.
For Gold or Silver Watches see Davis
at 9 East Second street ' 1
A « hit« Cap Joke Examination at the
Publie Schools,
By Letter to Evening JoniNAi..
New Castle, Del., Jan. 29.—On Sun
day evening, shortly after 8 o'clock, a
baud of 10 men disguised as Whlte|Caps
marched to the shoe shop of Mr. Murphy
on Orange street. They entered Lis room
and began teasing him. but fortunately
for him, a crowd of his friends were loaf
ing around his stove. After teasing the
old gentleman for some time, they left,
having done no harm. Mr. Murphy is
prepared for another visit from them.
The leader of this gang is a very promi
nent citizen of tills rity.
James \V. Bradley, who lias resigned
his position as proprietor of the Jefferson
House, will start a meat and provision
store on Delaware street in about, two
Examination is being held in the pub
lie schools.
Barney Rogers's little son Edward,
aged about 8 years, died last, evening.
Louis Smith is seriously HI with typhoid
fever, at his home on Market street.'
Mrs Rev. E. L. Hubbard will leave for
her home at Frederica about Thursday
next, where she will remain until the re
turn of her husband from Europe.
Miss Cora B. Johnson of Kennedyville,
Md.. and Miss Annie Johnson of Wil
mington are the guests of Miss Flora
Councilman Ira Lnnt and wife of this
city are visiting their former home in
I haue iiad catarrh for twenty years,
and used all kinds of remedies without
relief. Mr. Smith druggist, of Little
Falls, recommended Ely's Cream Balm.
The effect of the first application was
magical, it allayed the inflammation, and
the next morning my head was as clear
as a bell. One bottle has done me
much good that I am convinced its
will effect a permanent cure, it is sooth
ing, pleasant to apply, and I strongly
urge its use by all sufferers.—Geo.Terry
Little Falls, N. Y.

, Tension to Mr*. Baker.
Mr*. Margaret T. Baker of this city,
the widow of Commandant Samuel Hous
ton Baker, Who died at Fort Monroe last
summer, was granted a pension vester
d ly by the government. Mrs. Baker is
stopping at the Clayton House.
The Dickies .Stove and Heater Co.,
No. 505 Shipley street, have a large as
sortment of cooking and parlor stoves,
the very best patterns in the market. We
warrant every stove we sell to give sat
isfaction. Call and see our steck.
Ross has removed from 116 Market
street to his new store 210 Market with a
large stock of latest styles of Hats, White
Shirts, Neckwear, Hosiery, Underwear
and Notions at the lowest city prices.
Money returned if goods are pot satisfac
BARLOW.—On Sunday evening, January
27. at Aiken, S. <!, Daniel M. Harlow, in the
33d year of his age.
OOLT.—In this city, on the 2ftth instant, of
eonsumption, Susan A., wife of George W.
Golt, in the 38th year of her age.
— Convent Cloth,
T Trlcotine,
& Cashmere,
Cun's Veiling,;
IS l>rap d'Atma,
Courtauld ( runes,
an ra turns Grain lUiad/atulr.
Ant mu re,
Satin d'Lyon,
Cmlino Cloth,
Satin Luxor,
The Best Black Goods to buy.
The Best Black Goods to wear.
The Best Assortment here.
Fourth and Market Sts.
No. 412 King street* Wijmington, Del.
Residence No. 1105 Madison street.
Telephone 312.
Telephone call 13.
Calls at night promptly attended to.
Corner Fourth and Market Streets.
11 share First National Hank stock.
Stocks bought and sold in the New York,
Philadelphia and Boston markets on commis
Letters of credit given, available In all part*
the worm, and drafts on England Ireland,
France, Germany and Switzerland Issued.
I IK A LI) & CO.,
Bankers and Brokers.
Dealers in investment se
Offer desirable investments
which pay 6 per cent.
Open daily from 9 o'clock n. m. until 4 p. m.,
and on Tuesday and Saturday from 7 to S p. m.
Geo. S. i (Pfi.i.k,
Vice President.
Uxo. W. Krsit,
E. T. Tatior, Treasurer.
Joa. M. Mathkk. Auditor.
Wholesale Dealers in
Pure Rye Whiskies,
in; bond and free
108 aid 110 MARKET STREET,
The following properties,
belonging to Delaware Loan
Association, are offered at
private sale exclusively, at
such LOW PRICES as will
well repay an examination
by anyone contemplating
the purchase of Real Estate
in Wilmington:
No. 141*» Harrison street, 10 rooms.
No. 9 7 Adam« street. 9 rooms.
No. 218 Harrison street,5 rooms.
No. T-tll Washington street, 10 rooms.
No. !WS Dul^nt street.5 rooms.
No, 1810 Gilpin Avenue, 7 rooms.
o. N»4 W. Fifth street, 7 rooms.
No. !*08 W. Ninth street, 8 rooms.
No. 31W Jefferson street. 7 rooms.
9 Hamilton street. 4 rooms.
No. 825 Wainut st reel, 0 rooms.
No. 915 Windsor steeet, 4 rooms,
122 Townsend street, 5 rooms,
7 Hamilton street, 4 rooms,
No. 309 Shipley street.
No. 201 .Shipley street.
East side Scott street, between Fourth and
Fifth streets.
Northeast cor. Eighth and Broome streets.
Northeast cor. Front and Rodney streets.
Searles street, between Second and Third
For terms, sizes, prices,
etc., apply only to
712 Market Street.
No. 119 West 11th street, 8 rooms and hath.
No. tfQ West Third street, 9 rooms and hath.
No. 5d8 West Third street, 9 rooms and hath.
No. 4U2 hast Fourth street, 10 room» and bath.
No. 1*19 West Sixth street. 0 rooms.
No. 845 Tatnall street, 10 rooms and bath.
No. MRS West Seeond street, 6 rooms.
No. 1918 Union street, 0 rooms.
No. 210 West street, 9 rooms and bath.
No. 217 N. Adams street, 8 rooms and bath.
N E corner Delaware avenue and West
streets, 10 rooms and bath,
§• W. corner 12th and French street, 6 rooms.
No. 905 West street, 12 rooms nnd bath.
No. 511 g. Jackson, 0 rooms and hath.
No. 1004 Walnut street, 7 rooms and bath.
No. 1818 West Eighth street. 0 rooms.
No. 810 East 13th street, 7 rooms and bath.
No. 924 French street, »rooms and bath.
No. 402 West Front street, 9 rooms.
No. 1215 Washington street,lf rooms and bath.
No 1928 West Sixth street, 5 rooms.
No. 1209 West 8th street, 9 rooms and bath.
No. 019,Van Bnren street, 8 rooms and bath.
No. 102* W. Seventh street, 6 rooms and hath.
No.897 West 12th street, 12 rooms and bath.
No. 1927 Pine street, 6 rooms and bath.
No. 82l) Bennett street, 9 rooms.
No. 803 Poplar street, 0 rooms and basement.
N. W . corner loth and Kirkwood streets, 8
nx»ms and bath.
No.815 West 7th street, 7 rooms and bath.
No. 83» Madison street, 7 rooms and bath.
No. 1»12 West Second stJeet, brooms and bath.
No. 1809 Delaware avenue, 9 rooms and bath.
No. 229Orange street, JO looms.
No. 1910 West Eighth street, brooms.
No. 1825 Lincoln street, ft rooms and bath.
No. 1927 W. Front, 6 rooms and bath.
No 10» Lincoln street, ft rooms and bath.
No. 831 W. Front, 11 rooms and bath.
No. 1:124 Walnut street, 9 rooms and batb
No. 1204 Lombard street, 6 rooms and bath.
No. 218 Marked street. 14 roorps and batb.
No. 733 West fourth street, 7 rooms and bath.
No. 718 French street, 9 rooms and bath.
No. 823 West Ninth street, 11 rooms and bath.
No, 1ÜÜ9 Trenton Place, 7 rooms and bath.
For additional lists
apply to
Seventh and Market.
Real Estate Department.
We have several properties we are
offering in trade. Lots in exchange for
houses, and houses in trade for lots;
small houses for large ones, and vice
versa. Stores and dwellings iu all parts
of the city.
Offered on easy terms.
Farmers, call and see our list of small
and large farms for sale. It costs noth
ing to inquire and it may be decidedly to
your advantage to do so.
712 Market street.
No. West Ninth Street.
Houses, Lots and Farms For Sale and Ex
change. „
V\ ant Buyers to call and see our Catalogue.
Want Houses to Rent. Rents callected and
promptly paid over.
Property of Nearer Distent Owners taken
in charge and faithfully managed and ac
counted for.
7 jier cent. Guaranteed Western Mortgage
Bonds, secured by Southern Kansas Mortgage
Company for sale. Full particulars on appli
cation to KEY BOLD & BYK, 7H West Ninth
A new 3-story dwelling on a line of street
cars, 8 rooms and bath. Front, side and
back van!, porch, a very pretty style of front,
lot 2D by 145 feet to a small street where a stable
could be built. Price *2.900.
Real Estate and Mortgages
«12 MARKET ST.. Wilmington. Del.
Give special attention to rent collections and
the entire charge of properly. Money invested
and obtained on all kinds of property, and
claims collected. , ,, „
A number of fine farms for sale. Call and
see our catalogue.
S. W Cor. Fiftb and Market,
Sheriff's haul by viktuk^oÎ^a
O writ of Vendlioni Exponas to me di
rected, will l»e exposed to Public Sale at the
Uourt Houw on Market street, between Tenth
and Eleventh streets, in the city of Wilming
ton, New Castle county, Delaware,
At 2 o'clock p. m.,
The following described Heal Estate, viz
All mat certain lot or piece of land with a
three-story brick hou«e thereon erected -If
noted in the idly of Wilmington aforesaid
bounded and described as follows, to id™ '
Beginning at a point on t tie northerly side of
Fourth street between Dine ond Sonne
street«, at the distance of sixty feet from The
easterly side of Dine street, thence nnrthorlv
parallel with Pine street, and passing through
the middle nf the westerly party wall DO feet
to a corner, thence easterly parallel with
fourth street Ik toe tô inches to «not her corner,
thence southerly parallel with Dine
ä reet .n" d e pa , 88ln s through the middle
the Party wall lietwoen this
an* the adjoining house on the east «9 feet
to the aforesaid side of Fourth street and
thence thereby westerly 12 feet 5inches to the
place of tejrinnmg. (x-12-ô.Wi.
Seized and taken in execution as the nnm.
erly of Mary E. Rice, and to he sold bv 1 1
, ALV AN ALLEN, Sheriff
Sheriff's office, Wilmington, January
s? writ of Levaria Facias, to me directed,
will h» 1 exposed to public sale, at the Court
House, on Market street, between Tenth and
Eleventh streets, in the city of Wilmington
New Castle county. Delaware,
At 10 o'clock a. m„
•he fo''lowing described real estate, viz.:
All that certain piece or parcel of land with
a large brick store building tuereon erected
situated in the city of Wilmington, New Cas
tle cixmty, and State of Delaware, bounded
and described as follows, to wit:
Beginning at a point on the easterly side of
Market street, at the distance of forty feet, li
inches southerly from the southerly side of
Third street, a corner of land formerly of
. amuel Buzby, now of M. L. Lichtenstein,
thence along said side of Market street north
•ti degrees, east 21 feet :) inches to a corner of
land.now or formerly of the estate of William
Morrow, deceased ; thence along a line of the
same south 58 degrees, <. a st 99 feet It inches to
the westerly side of a 12 feet wide alley; thence
along stud alley side (which Is « feet from the
middle distance line between Market and King
streets! south 3« degrees, west 21 feet 3 inches
to another c .rner of t he aforesaid land of M.
!.. Lichtenstein, and thence by the line thereof
parallel with the second above described line,
and with 1 bird street north 58 degrees, west
99 feet J inches to the place of beginning, be
the contents thereof what they mav.
Seized and taken in execution as the property
of John H. Moore, surviving mortgagor and
1.1., and to be sold by
c . ^ ALV AN ALLEN, Sheriff,
^sheriffs Office, Wilmington, January 17,
f nt of Levari Facias, to me directed, will
be exposed to public sale at the Court House,
on Market stieet, between Tenth and Eleventh
streets, in the eity of Wilmington, New Castle
county, Delaware,
At 2 o'clock p. m.,
the following described real estate, viz.:
All that certain lot, piece or parcel of land
with the brick building thereon erected, situ
ate in the city of Wilmington, bounden and
described as follows, to wit:
Beginning on the southerly-side of Hamilton
street, at the distance of 28 feet from the east
erly side of Tatnall street, thence southerly
parallel with Tatnall street to the northerly
side of Delaware avenue, thence along said
side of Delaware avenue easterly about 53 feet
to William S. Bullocks line, and tnencenorth
erly by said Bullock's line 12(1 feet to the said
southerly side of Hamilton street, and thence
along said side of Hamilton street westerly to
the place of beginning, lie the contents thereof
what they may. Book K.; vol. 13; page lit).
Seized and taken in execution as the prop
erty of Louts D. Buck and wife and James H.
Shoemaker and wife, and De Haven Morris,
trustee, terre tenant, and to be sold by
, ALVAN ALLEN. Sheriff.
Sheriffs Office, Wilmington, January 17,
O w rit of Levari Facias, (Mechanics Lien)
to me directed, will be exmised to public sale
at the residence of the defendant, near Bethel
Meeting House, in Brandywine hundred, in
New Cast le countv, Del.,
At 11 o'clock, a. m..
The following described personal property,
Twelve cane-sealed chairs, two oane-seated
rockers, two parlor stoves, one cook stove, one
lounge, 1 upright piano, covered stool, one cot
tage set of bed-room furniture imarhle top),
one headstead. bureau, washstand, teds and
bedd'ng for same, one set of ha r cloth parlor
furniture.lot of Krüssels carpetjngrain carpet,
rag earpct.oil cloths.stair carp et. entry carpet,
pictures, liooks, four milk cows, two horses,
one plough and cultivator, one carriage, lot of
harness, one farm wagon, lot of farming Im
plements. etc.. lot of window curtains, etc.
Seized and taken inexeeutlonas the property
of James W. Hogg ami Mary E., his wife, and
John E. Pennington and Lizzie M.. his wife,
and to be sold by
Sheriff's Office, Wilmington, January 17,
writ of Levari Facias. (Mechanics Lien) to
me directed, will be exposed at public sale at
the stables, on the causeway between Market
«tree! bridge and sontli side Wilmington, New
Castle couuty, Delaware,
At 10 o'clock, a. ra..
The following described personal property,
viz ;
Six double Ice wagons, two single ice wagons,
one boggy, one road cart, six sets double har
ness, two sets single harness, two sets cart
harness, one set cart chains, one horse cart,
fourteen horses,
three ice plows and
hooks, thirty ice tongs, four splitting bars,
sixteen ice hooks.sixteen ice axes, eight spring
balance scales, two ice splitters, two ice
scrapers, blacksmith tools and two small bel
lows, one tire tender, one large platform scale,
one small platform scale, office fixtures, stove,
safe and desk, etc.
Seized and taken In execution as the
erty of the Green hank Ice C
large drill i>re«8, lot tong*»,
id marker, twenty-four ice
;ne prop
and to f»e
UK ice a ompany, a
tv or
Id by
Sheriff's Office, Wilmington, January SA,
1 —
O writ of Venditioni Exponas, to me di
rected, will be exposed to public sale at
Court House, on Market street, between T
and Eleventh streets, in the city of Wilming
ton, New Castlo county, Del,,
At 2 o'clock p. m„
The following described real estate, viz:
All the interest of Arthur H. Grimshaw, M.
D , of, in and to the following described land»
and premjaeH, all belli* situated in the city of
Wilmington and State of Delaware, to wit:
No. 1. Beginning at the intersection of the
westerly side of \\ e*t street and the northerly
side of Kighth street (each 49feet wide), thence
westerly along the said side of Eighth street,
128 feet to a stake: thence northerly and par
allel with West street 40 feet to a stake; thence
easterly by a line parallel with Eighth street
128 feet to said side of West street, and thence
therewith southerly
beginning, on which
No. 2. Beginning at a stake in the westerly
Side of West street at the distance of 40 feet
from the northerly side of Eighth street, thence
westerly along a line dividing this lot from
No. 1. 128 feet to a stake; thence northerly and
parallel with said side of West street 45 feet to
a stake; thence easterly and parallel with the
northerly side of Eighth street, 123 feet to the
said side of West street, and thence therewith
southerly 45(eetlothe place of beginning.
Seized and taken in execution as the prop
■ y!<>f Arthur H.Urimshaw, M. D., and to be
sola by ALVAN ALLEN, Sheriff.
Sheriff's Office, Wilmington, January 18,1889
40 feet to the place of
lot is erected a large
. it
To Gas Consumers.
The cause The Excessive Street Pressure!
How to Prevent it: Buy the
Which equalizes the pressure at the Meter to
five-tenths whether street Pressure Is ten
tenth» or thirty-tenths. Innure» better liicht.
steadier flame, "no blowing, no smelling,
and a practical "saving" of 15 to « per cent,
iu your Gas Bills guaranteed.
A "Testing" Machine showing
demonstration of the 'Governor can be seen
daily at omr office, 7HW eat Ninth street.
Agent for Delaware.
The Click
Of the shears is constant- I
ly heard at Sixth and I
Market, as we have all I
hands busy making up I
goods for next season's I
trade; in the meantime we I
want to push out all the I
heavy goods we can, and, I
besides making a io per I
cent, reduction on Cloth -1
ing and Overcoats, we ■
continually markin fe
down prices on single gar
ments and suits. In Cus
tom Clothing it is
markable for the
the number of Orders
are taking. But
dollars pleases everv one
and you can certainly save
them on clothing at Sixth
and Market,
J. T. Mullin & SonJ
6th & Market,

Bkyn M awr. Pa., Jan. 29. 188».
Messrs. ( *. W. Kennedy & Co.:
discordant note in
the chorus of the Lower Morion Bap
tist Church when the congregation
chants the praise of the Farrand A
Votey Organ used in the new meeting
\Veare more than charm»! with its
sweetness and purity of tone and its
great power as a leading Instrument
for congregational singing has been
most successfully demonstrated when
the meeting house was crowded.
Sneaking tor myself. I feel that the
highest praise I can bestow upon the
instrument would be no mere than a
just appréciai ion of its high merit.
Yours Sincerely,
Robert J. Buödette.
We are the sole Eastern agents fori
this wonderful instrument.
We have an immense stock ofl
Pianos and Organs. Some slightlyB
used. Our prices will astonish yon,
and convince you that it does noil
take a brick liou.se to buy a piano.
There is not
719 Market Street.
Or »Igh for the seasons. If the winter is back-l
ward we are forward with a
Large Stock that Must be Sold.
We have out the cost to the circumstances,
and convince you that
A Bargain is Always in Season.
We cannot force the season, but we can
Force a Sale.
Aral the way we shall do It is by putting
Prices Away Down.
206 Market Street,
Above Second.
John P. DonahoeJ
Ale, Porter, Brown Stout
and Lager Beer -
Cider and Mineral WatersJ
517 and 519 Orange Streed
Sole Agent and Depot for Delaware of th«
Bartholomay Brewing Co.'s Rochester Ijigerj
Beet. Sole agent for Mas»ey * Co.'« PhiladelJ
phla Breweries. Massey's Brown Stout. X-l
XX, XXX Ales and Porters.
Order* by mall will receive prompt sttenH
tlon. Goods shipped to any port, free on -«xd

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