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THE WHIRL OF SOCIETY.
Personal and Social News of the Peninsula. WILMINGTON PERSONAL NEWS, Personal Note., New. of Receptions, Parties, Wedding., and Other Social Event, for the Society Department are Solicited The Jacksou Reception. Senator-elect Higgins was given an other home reception last night by Job H. Jackson, president of the Jackson and Sharp Company, at his residence, Dela ware avenue and Eleventh street. Over 400 vests were invited, 300 accepted and about 240 were present. Mr. Jackson's commodious and hand some residence was elaborately decorated with growing tropical plants, and fra grant and beautiful cut flowers, together with those and smilax. Selected musi cians from the Germania orchestra of Philadelphia, screened behind a group of palms in the library, furnished mnsic during the evening, under the leadership of Henry Fabling. Refreshments were » 0 * red ia the dining-room by Caterer Robert Craves. The guests were received in tbe parlor by Mr. Jackson, assisted by bus son, Ell wood C. Jackson, and presented bv them to Senator-elect Higgins. About twenty five of the persons in vited from other places sent regrets, many more accepted, and at a late hour also sent regrets. With few exceptions ail those invited from this city attended' only about twelve or fifteen sending re grets. The guests from Philadelphia returned home on a speoicl train, leaving this city at 11.30 o clock. The full list of those present is as follows ; Rev. J. Richards Boyle, Hon. E. B. Hinsdale of New York. Arthur M, Burton, George F. Bodine, John W. Brown, Rev. Marcus Brownson, ®- K Comegys, Andrew C. Carey, Daniel J- Cressweii, L. Clark Davis, 8. N. Duer, 'Bishop Cyrus Foss, C. C, Febiger, John Field, Nathaniel C. Jenny, John T. Keene, Dr. Benjamin Lee, Alter McGear, I. Kingston McKay, Robert D. Maxwell, Robert Porter, Henry C. Patterson, C. E. Pugh, Dr. John Rommell, E. H. Remseu, Edward F. Slotesbury, John Sellers, Jr., LindleyJC. Smith, Howard Sellers, J. W. Torroy, Henry Tatnall, Joseph E, Tbropp, Charles Thackara, Benjamin Thackara, William Uuderdown, Virgil Walters al! of Philadelphia. Joseph N. Collins. William S. Scull, Camden, N. J, : George H. Sellers, Ridley Park, Pa, ; Job H. Jackson, West Grove, Pa. ; Rev. N, M. Browne, Newark; John C. Corbit, Daniel W. Corbit, Odessa; S. Minot Curtis, Newark: John C. Higgins. Delaware City ; J. W. H. Watson, D. J. Murphy Newport. Those present from Wilmington were Edward Andrews, Edward Betts, George H. Bates, Dr. L. P. Bush, William Bush, Edward T. Bellah, Alfred Betts, Thomas S. Bellah, Lewis P. Bush. Jr., Edward Bringhurst, Jr., Attorney General John Biggs, W. Betts, E. T. Betts, G.W. Bush. Frederick E. Bach, W. H. Billany, Z, J. Belt, L. A, Bower, J. Paul Brown Joseph A. Bond, John G. Baker, N. K. Benson, James L. Burnette. Jacob S. Beetem, James Baily, George 8. Capelle, William M. Canby, Charles M. Curtis, Heywood Conant, Dr. J. M. Curtis, J. B. Clarkson, Frank D. Carpenter, H. D, Cranor, Henry C. Conrad, W. H. Connell, Andred Carey, Dr. Peter Cooper, W. K. Crosby, Mark M. Cleaver, Joseph L. Carpenter, Jr., H. H. Curtis, Dr. James A. Draper, John H, Damby. Thomas Darlington, 8. N. Dan 'fortb.John I. Davis, J. L. DeVou, Geor A. Elliott, Francis Easby, Charles Fritz, William M. Field, J. Taylor Ganse, Horace W. Ganse, Edwin H Ga Henry Garrett. Harlan Gause, pin, J. Newlin Gawthrop, Harry T. Gause, Alfred Gawthrop A. C. Griggs, Rev. O. M. Hickman, E. M. Hoopes, Hol stein Harvey, S. A. Hodgeman," W, E, Hawkins, Prank W. Heisler, W. S. Hilles, B. W. HeaJd, Emlen Hewes,Frank H. Hoffecker, Charles S. land, T. Allen Hilles, E. A. Harvey, J. H. Hoffecker, Jr., Charles W. Howland, Rev. H. Ashton Henry, Charles R. Jones, William G. Jones, Monteith Jackson, Isaac T. Johnson, Henry C. Jones, Washington Jones, William M. Kennard, A. M. King, Dr. L. A. Kittenger, "L. C, Kent. Horace G. Knowles, William W. Lobdell, Dr. J. Paul Lukens, Alfred Lee, Col. Milo W. Locke, George A. Maistre, George G. Lobdell. The Rev. Lafayette Marks,John P .Mc Lear, J.Robinson Moore,Henry C.McLear, theRev.W.L McEwan, Thos. McCorkle, Dr, D. W. Maull, Joseph M. Mather, Samuel McCaulley, Henry O. Morse, A. G. McCauslauu, oenjamin Nieids, Otho Nnwland, Henry F. Pickels, Frank Pyle, William M. Pyle, Charles W, Pusey, J. E, Pierce, Joshua L. Pusev, Willard Hall Porter, Willard S. Pyle William G. Pennypacker, Frederick Pyle, John Peoples, William Prickett, A. O. Robin son, Henry P. Uumford, C, F. Rudolph, Charles S. Robb, Joseph A. Richardson, Henry C, Robinson, A. E. Reed, Frederic H. Robinson, W. A. Reynolds, Harold W. Smith, J. E. Smith, George W, Stone, C. Spruance, Clement Smyth, Watson R. Sperry, William H. Swift, Albert W. Smith, S. Rodmond Smith, J. D. Sisler, J. Jackson Shaw, William F. Sellers, Allen Speakman, John S. Spruance, Harry R. Triggs, A. H. Tinges, Charles P, Thomas, Lewis Thompson, the Rev. W. P. Tilden, the Rev. Jacob Todd, D. D., E. T. Taylor, George W. Todd, D. W. Taylor, L. C. Vandegrift, L. VanKleek, Judge L. E. Wales, Frank Webb, Granville Worrell, Francis M. Walker, E. Tatnall Warner, Alfred D. Warner, Stansbury J. Willev, General J. H. Wilson, William Whiteley, Dr. John P. Wales, C. W. Weldin, An drew G. Wilson, E. T, Walton, Postiea 1 Rifle* Annual Rail. Postles' Rifles, F Company, First Regi ment National Guard of Delaware, gave their eighth annual reception and full dress drill last evening. At 8 o'clock the full dress drill was begun with thirty eight men in line under Captain William Condon, First Lieutenant William P. Harkness and Second Lieutenant Thomas Brown. In the competing drill for the company medal Private John Vansant won. General Theodore F. Armstrong of Newark, Del,, made the presentation speech. He made a few remarks on the appropriation bill and said it would be a good thing for Wilmington to have an armory for all the companies here, He though that the merchants of the city would contribute for such project and cited as an example St. Paul, Minn., where the merchants built an armory for the militia. He complimented the com pauy on its improvement in drill. At 9 o'clock the grand march was led by Sergeant John F. Brennan and Miss Hannah Newlin, followed by about sixty couples. The invited guests were each presented with a button and ribbon with Music was furnished by Albert's orchestra, Shortly after midnight the Invited guests were escorted to the armory, where re freshments were served. Two handsome pound cakes adorned the table. One of them was more ornamental than diges title, as several w io attempted to cut it discovered. It was made of wood. Among tbo» present were General As e tyley, Dr. F. U Gil How Le William B the company's name and colors. Theodore F. Armstrong, Colonel John M. Newell and Sergeant Major George W. Quinn of the governor's staff. Lieutenant Sharpies» of Company H of New Castle, Senator John P. Donahoe, Councilman Philip R. Shea of the Second ward. Cap Wlckersham of C Company, Mitchell A Company ; Bice, Troop B ; Lieutenants Evans and Stevenson of B Company, Weller and Stevens, C Company ; Floyd and Hanna, A Company ; Captain William Condon and staff of Company Floor Manager I Sergent E. Cox and Miss Cunnigham, Private J. Brown and Marne C. Rooney, Corporal James E. Hill and Annie Johnson, Corporal John Cun ningham snd Annie Deveauy, Lieutenant William Harkness and Anna M. Dunn Sergeant McNeal and Kate Hall. Private J. Campbell and Mrs. McNeal, Sergeant M. Brennan and Miss Conly, Private P. Muldoon and Kate Hughes. Private D Dongherty and Aggie Morrow, Private B. J. Sweeney and Anna McBrearityof Phil adelphia, Sergeant P. Brennan and Mrs. Brennan, Private Martin H. Dolan and Ella Shaughnessy,Private James Brennam and Miss Caruther, Private Charles Michem and Miss Mlchem, Misses Anna McCloskey, Anna Walmslev Maggie Mur phy, Annie Newell, Celia Conner, Mary Haunigan, Annie Brennan, Mrs. M. J. Sharkey, Miss Connelly, Miss McNeal, Mary Conner, Miss Gilbride, John Oil bride, Harry McCloskey, Frank Hasson, John Canning and Hugh Dunn. tain K A large dance was given in Siam's Hall, Chestertown, Md., last Wednesday night. Over 200 persons were present. The floor committee were Dr. T. H. Cooper, Dr. C. P. Gilpin, D. P. Davis and H. W. Beck. Among those present were: From Centreville, Misses Fannie Rawin, Ada Roberts, Bessie Keating, Laura Emory; from Baltimore, Misses Nina Quinlan, Lillie Hines, Katie and Jennie Hines, Miss Bertie Lambson of Wilming ton; Messrs. Scott Roberts, Fillmore Kasin, Clinton Roberts and Samuel Emory of Centreville; Messrs. Charles Burgess, William Hines and Fred. Dner of Baltimore; Misses Nellie Walker, Mary and Hallie Beck, Sue Wilkins, Blanche Constable, Belle Aldridge, Anna Price, Grace Camp, GraceGarvill, Nannie Hines, Nannie Brice and Alice Platt of Chestertown; Mr. and Mrs, Samuel Beck, William S. Walkt« and wife, Joseph Kasin and wife, Frank Hines and wife, and others. Neptune Sociable. The Fifth Grand reception of the Nep tune Social Club was given in Institute Hall last evening and was one of the most pleasant social events of the season. A number of the ladles wore in full evening dress, some of which were very handsome. The grand march stalled at 10 o'clock and was lead by Floor Manager W. H. Brierley and Miss Lidie Beeson, followed by about flfty couples. Mnsic was furnished by Ritchie's Orchestra. Supper was served at Gardner's restaur ant about 13.30 o'clock. Dancing tinned until 3 o'clock this morning, Among those present were the Misses Lida Beeson. Kate Holland, Lillie Dun can Jennie Babcock, Kate Ward, i Cloud, Eva Johnson, Lillie Grotz, Florrie Cloud, Lizzie Kane, Emma Fullerton, Lizzie Corson ; Sadie Green, Annie Leonard, Kate Carney, William Brieley, J. D. Cummins, Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Cloud, R. S. Kelley, Mr. and Mrs. 8. J. Mulshenock, Harry A. Alsentzer, Mr, and Mrs. Frank Stnber, J. T. Hudson, Emmet Thomas, Harry Jacobs, John Collins, R. E. Thomas. J. Paul Brown, George Hogue, Robert Mills, William Elliott, Harry Worth and Samuel Green. Misses Ella O'Day, Annie Davidson, Marne Haley, Jennie Latimer, Agnes Grace, Miss Newell, Misses Sadie Wooley, Clara McCarter, Lizzie Carney, Lizzie Messick, Nellie McCarter, Clara Worth, Lillie Curran, Annie Wilhelm, Brierley,'Mrs. Jefferls, Mrs. Hendrickson, Lizzie Hendrickson, Kate Higgins, Frank Pine, James Kyle, George Beeson, Joseph Bickta, Harry Day, Bert Van Trump, Lieut. W. Floyd, and Lient. W. Hanna, Company A ; Lieut. Stevenson. Company C; Corporal O. Carmichael, Company A ; W. Taylor. H. Horry Ashenbach, Benjamin J. Biakley, John McGarvey, H. A. J. Stuber, A. P. Rossiter, W. Zim merman, A. Kersey, George W. Butz.John E. Furry, E. B. Abbott, H. P. Giilmore, D. N. Parry. I. D. Scott, W. J. Elliott, W. E. Reese, R. W. Gillespie. G. W. Moser, H. G. Brown, Samuel Hamann, Frank Sevier, Harry Bucher, Robert Francis, J. and E. Kane,Harry Hasson,Ed ward Hasson, James Hasson, Edward Perry, Andrew Selak, George Pyle, Ed ward Foujk, Herman Grier, John Turner, Harry Turner, Robert Jefferies,P. Landy. Reception at Mount Vernon. A reception was given at the mansion Jacob Oszier, Mount Vernon place, Pencader hundred, on Thursday evening. Over 100 guests were present, among whom were visitors from this city, Bal timore and neighboring towns. The house was beautifully decorated, and at midnight an elegant repast, furnished by D. B. Jones, was served. The guests enjoyed the themselves until nearly 1 o'clock when they retired. Among those present were: Governor B. T, Biggs and Mrs. Biggs. Colonel Milo W. Locke and Mrs. Locke, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Jones, Samuel L. Cleaver, Miss McCullough, Henry Clayton and Mrs, Clayton, Thomas and Harry Clayton of Middletown, Dr. J. S. Vallandigham and wife, Mr. and Mrs. James Gorman, Mr. and Mrs. William C. Strickland, Mr. and Mrs. James P. Ford, Mr. and Mrs. John Strickland, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ferris, Mr. and Mrs, William Ford, Mr. and Mrs. David Ford, Miss Fannie Eliason, the Misses Mc Whorter, the Rev. Mr. Walker and Clay ton Reilley of St Georges; William Locke and wife of Baltimore; Dr. and Mrs. Carsner of Chesapeake City, Md. ; John Le Fevre, the Misses Janvier and M. Reeves of Delaware City; Dr. and Mrs. Cooper, Mr. and Mrs. O'Neale, the Misses Gaunt, Mrs. Caun and the Misses Brown of Elkton. mn Emma Babcock, Aunie O'Day. Sallie Mrs. W. Spoerl, Haley, Fairlamb, Samuel Roods, (.1 Holliday—Gerard. Alexander B. Holliday of Delaware City and Miss Maggie A. Gerard of Chester, Pa., were united in marriage Wednesday,afternoon at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Chester, bridal party reached the church at 4 o'clock, a large number of the friends of the bride and groom were awaiting them. While the organ played by Miss Mary Boylen, sent forth the strains of the wed ding march from Tannehanser, the party moved up the aisle toward the altar, with the ushers, Messrs. Arthui Ilg and Dan iel McDevitt, as escorts; the bridesmaid, Miss Jennie Gerard, on the groom's arm and the bride leaning on the arm of the best man, John Schutz. The bride was dressed in a traveling suit of gray, with the bridesmaid in cream colored alba tross. Tbe nuptial ceremony was perform ed by Rev. James Timmins. The bridal party then proceeded down the aisle while a march from Lohengrin was played on the organ. As they reached the foot of the aisle the members of the choir show ered. a quantity of rice upon the party. After a reception at the home of the bride Mr. and Mrs. Holliday left for their home in Delaware City. The bride, a well-known and very estimable young lady, received many warm tokens of es teem from her many friends in Chester.— Chester Times. When the Dante at Chestertown* FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY. The Fame Hose Company Ceiahratee IU Meml-Ceatennial. The Fame Hose Steam Fire Engine Company, No. 1, celebrated its fiftieth anniversary last evening. After the regular meeting of the company they ad journed to the third floor, where a sub stantial supper was served. A letter of regret was read from John O. Patterson, ox president and the oldest member of the company. A vote of thanks was tendered to Joseph Stoeckle, Senator John P, Dona hoe and Joseph Donnelly, for contribut ing to the banquet. Words of praise in behalf of the Fame Hose Company were spoken by Messrs. Christy, Hyde, W. H. Robinson, Grier, Harris, Martin. Grubb, Woolman, Grimes, Councilman Qnlnn, Steockle, Blake, Crosby. Frank Maguire and H. Zimmerman. The toast, "The Press," was responded to by Leon ard Johnson of the Daily Republican. "The Ladies," was responded to by Anton Hauber, The company Glee Club com prising W. H. Higgins, Joseph Dugan, John Braunstein, L. Scheu and J. Craw ford rendered pleasing musical selections. Among those present were : Hugo F. Bourdon, president; Lewis Peeky, vice president : Thomas Donaho, sec retary : Thomas Johnson of City Council, treas urer; William H. Robinson, John V. Christy, James Hyde, Jacob Kupp, Rob ert Gamble, Samuel Harris, Harry Feld meir, Aivuzo F, Christy, George Brickie, William Higgins, Frank Brandt, William Dugan, William H, Quinn, Anton Hauber, Nathauiel Henderson, David Woolman, Alfred Barr, William Whitcraft, Penrose Houston, G. H. Crawford, H. Neidermeir, Mr, Wagner, George Wlgglesworth, Mr. Hoopes, William Smith, Griffin Smith. Frank Maguire, John Maguire, Harry Aryen, Edward Robinson. J. Clayton Hoffeckcr, George Kupp, Michael Riley, George Lutz, John McCafferty, Thomas Mortelle, L. Scheu of the Freie Presse, William Carpenter, John Smith, William McSorley, Messrs. Darey, Blaken, Joseph Stoeckle, Robert Brian, Jr., Anton Han her. Harry Zimmerman, James Crosby, James Percival Samuel Shady, John Grier, Mr. Monchion, Henry Krupp, Samuel Bauber, A. T. Christy,* Hop at Klkton. Special Correspondence Evening Journal. El.KTON.Md,, Feb. 38.—A social hop was given last evening by the young gentle men of our town in the spacious and well lighted ball room of the Felton Hotel. Excellent music was rendered by Profes sor Ritchie's Orchestra of Wilmington, Del. Many were invited to attend but owing to the two inches of snow that fell during the day, turning into rain in the evening, making it very disagreeable, the attendance was not as large as it would have been had it been clear. The ladies were all attired in tasty costumes, the diversity of which made a pretty pic ture, and. combinded with their beautiful faces, did much to make tfca heart of the Elktonian proud. Many gentlemen were in full dress and beauty was not alone confined to the ladies. Dancing began at about 9 o'clock and lasted till after midnight. Everyone was enthusiastic over the de lightful evening spent and was desirous that it should be repeated in the near future. Those present were: Misses Mary Strickland, Alice Bonlden, Maud Price Bessie Manly, Carrie Hall, Flora Ash, Bessie Scott, Estelle Haines, Edith Dunbar, Lottie Ash, Bertie Wilson, Mamie Haines, Laurine Wilson, and Sal lie Manly of Elkton, Josephine Evans of BelAir, Md,, Ella Todd of Newark, Del. ; Messrs. C. C. Crethers, H. Hess, Charles Massey and Henry M. McCullough of the Elkton bar. Captain George B. Ash of Third Battalion, M. N. Q., Richard Reese, C. C. Strickland, George A. Steele and Othie Johnson, Ex-State Attorney Daniel Bratton, of the Cecil county bar. Winter L, Wilson, Miss Ollie Gilpin, and Mrs. Frank R. Scott of Elkton. Reception and Dance. Mrs. Charles B. Lore and Miss Lore gave a delightful reception and dance to the Misses Cnthbort of Washington, D. C., and Miss Latt of Stamford, Conn., on Monday evening lost. Among those present were: Misses Jackson, Davis, Cook, Walton, Pusey, Belle Wales, Marion James, Nellie Clarkson, Sophia Cnthbert, Jessie Cuthbert, and Messrs. Frank D. Carpenter, Arthur Garrett, J Ferris Belt, Francis H. Hoffecker. N. W. Davis, Frank Bainbridge, J. Latimer Tat nail, George A, Elliott and Mr. Zebley of Bryn Mawr, Pa. Last Reception ot the Season. Mrs. Governor Jackson gave her last reception of the season Thursday after noon at the governor s mansion in An napolis, Md. After the reception a luncheon was served. The receiving party included Mrs. A. M. Barber of Ohio, Mrs. LeCompte. Miss Parrott of New York, Miss Chapman, Miss Randall, and the Misses Claude. Personal and Society Votes. rharle«W. Jones of Blackbird is visiting relatives in Homesburg, Pa. Miss Annie Anderson of Woodside, Del., Is visiting her sister, Mrs. Buck mast er. Carde are out for tbe marriage of John Haw ley to Miss .Sallie Draper, both of Frederica. Mies Lena Needermaier led tbe grand march at tbe Delaware Saengerbund ball on Monday night. Mrs. W. P. Mifflin is expected home on Thursday from Arkansas, where she has Lc?n spending the winter. Mrs. Uutchin, the wife of Rev. William H. Hutehin. who one year ago, was pastor of Greensborougb M. E. Church, but now is in Tilton, N. H., has been visiting friends on the Peninsula, and was warmly welcomed by her many friends. She was accompanied by her Utile son, Harry. Christiana. Isaac Smalley .f New Jersey is visiting George Allen. Delaware Wright of Cooch's Bridge is visit ing William Lynam. There will be a Lyceum at the Baiera M. E. Church, March 14, and they always have a good one. A number of young folks gave a social party I a large number of friends last night at tbe residence of James Lynam, who lives near this place. Music was furnished by Webb's Orchestra. The committee in charge was Thomas Appleby and Calvin Mc.Callister. The guests danced till 11.80 o'clock, when sup per was served. After supper dancing con tinued till the small hour*. The following versons were present: H. S. Webber, Calvin McCallistcr, Thomas Appleby. George Lynam, H. Lynam, Misses Ida aud Eva Currinder, Nonie Morrison, Mary Lynam. the Misses Kachel, Bailie and Jennie Appleby, A liiert Stroud, James Stafford, El wood Wollaston. Walter Modii and many others. In New Cattle. Miss Ida White spent yesterday in Wil mington. A hop will be given tbl^ evenlni in the K. of P. Half by the Magnolia Social. The Young People's Christian I*eague will meet in their room In the M. E. Church to night. An interesting program ha* been pre pared. ______ Delaware City. P. J. Mulligan is visiting Chesapeake City. Mrs. George F. Shuster is in town this week. William Hines of Phœulxville, Pa., is visit Del aware City. Mr«. Mary Dunlap is visiting her son. Rev. Martin B. Dunlap, at Wilmington. Miss Emma Hall.who has been paying a short visit here.returned to Baltimore on Thursday. Samuel Cunningham.formerly of this city,and Miss Emma Ash of Philadelphia,were married at Philadelphia last week. A reception will be giv*n to Bishop Coleman by the Rev. William C. Starr, at the Episcopal rectory at Delaware City, this evening. Middletown. J. (X Stüter of the Pennsylvania Dental Col lege has returned home. T A. P. Bord ley of Middletown is friends in Cmtteld, Md., this week. Walter Uechran, at present employed by Messrs. Spurr and Perkins, at tLt> Eagle Creamery has left Middletown for Mifflio visiting t®*?' Juniata reonty. Pa., to accept a position in that vicinity. • nd Mis* Bessie Rey Sj» ' Mlddletownaare «pending a few da>M with Mrs A. M. Browuof North Twen tieth street, Philadelphia. Dover. towtuhfc'wi.î 0 ** 11 0t Pwlluifl Phla, WM in Hotwn Pearson of Chester friend, in Dover. w ^**» LUzip and Caddie Penningtsn are in Mills of Philadelphia has been visit ing friends In town. Gove B, Harrington of Odessa has been visit ing his parents here. Miss Sallie Kirk has left to make Philadel phia her future hume. Mrs J. W. Clark and daughter Lily visiting la Washington. ' Miss Fannie Rockwell of Brooklyn is visit ing Miss Annie Collison. Mrs. Gertrude Stevenson will visit her daughter in Vienna, Md. Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Johnson of Camden, N. J., are visiting Mrs. Blizzard. Mis. Sallie Hailey of Kenton is the guest of Miss Maud Wharton, near town. Olin 1. Hough of Philadelphia ha» been visit ing his sister, Mr«. C. W. Fisher. Miss Elsie Thomas of Camden, N. J,, is visiting her father on Loockermnn street. Howard Green of Philadelphia has been visiting his sister, Mrs. E. B. Louderbougb, Mrs. Joseph E. Carter of Smyrna and Mrs. Frank L. Howard of Wilmington have been visiting relative, in town. Mr*. P. U. Babylon of Westminster. Md.. Mrs. C, D. Cahuuu of Brooklyn, and Mary Walls of Wilmington are visiting Ads Walls on Governors avenue. Mrs. Ida Pleasanton, whose husband was killed by the boiler explosion near Port Penn in April bin. has returned to the home of her father, 1). 0. Montgomery, 8r., near Little Creek. is visiting are M in Mi*-. Smyrna. Miss Florence Beck is visiting Church Hill, Ml Miss Clara Downes of Denton is the guest of the Misses Hough. Rev. M. S. Thompson and wife of Lewe«, have been in Smyrna .hi. week. Mis* Anna Lester of Wh'te Pleins, N. V., is visitlog the Misses Dwight. Mr*. M. W. Culbreth and daughter of Phil adelphia are visiting Smyrna. M Iss Annie Stewart of Chestertown has been visiting the family of David Stewart. Mrs. George H. Raymond has been spending a week nr two in Chester visiting relatives. Mr». Henry D. Uoyer left last week for Omaha, Neb., to visit her brother, Gove Tay lor. MIhs Nettie Tec hud y lias returned home from the Bordentown school, which was tro ken up lost wwk. Mins Elva Wilson left on Monday for Salem, N. J., to enter upon her duties there at* teacher. Miss Tillie Forman attended the marriage of her cousin. Miss Ella H. Gooding, to Harry I«. Jump, oh Thursday evening, February 2b, ut the M. E. Church at Hillsboro, Md. Georgetown. .Tame*» Martin of Lewes was In town Wed nesday. Marne Waples of Frank ford is vliitlng her cousin, Mrs. Annie Balfour. Miss Anaie Steward has returned tuber home in Milford, after a p'eaaunt visit to friends and relatives here. Mi The Loyal Legion have their regular meet ing on Saturday evening, and they have a full and very into rent mg program. A novel event took place In town cm Wed nesday night, something that never happened before. It w* s a colored wedding in church. The contracting parties were *Aunt" Harriet Mitchell, and Mr. Miller of Baltimore hun dred. The bride was dressed in an clenhutil's I real h ( lut It lires»*, wit h Iront to male b. the six ushers were decorated with button hole bouquets. The bride had thirteen wed ding cakes and also other presents. and Klkton. Col. Immott«« o f Wilmington, Del., visited friends in Elkton on Friday. Cecil McDowall, once a clerk here for R. C. Lewis, visited friends in Elkton this week. IHatfTLiiiif) Hughes of this town is visiting Mrs. John McCleary near Fair Hill, Cecil county, Md. Mr. bamuel H. Miller and wife near Elkton suent last Sunday with their daughter, Mrs. Thomas Bhallcross of Centreville. Mrs. l<ena Perkins and children of Wil Joseph Hin ngtou, Dei., are visiting Mrs. tfe, corner High anil How streets. West Ihr.t.r. Mrs. W. 8. Hayes is visiting Washington, Miss Emma Templen of Reading Is visiting Mrs. Pierce Hoope*. Mis. Bessie N. Travilia has gone to spent! ■ month with friends. A. J. Campbell of Kansas is visiting hi* old home in Eusttown township. Judge William Butler and wife are soj.urs ine at Old Point Comfort, Va. Mr. Denny of the Denny torned from a visit to Che Miss Marne Manning of Morton, Delaware county, PA, has been visiting West Chester. Mis* Katie McElhone of Whitford is visiting her cousins. Misses Lizzie and Belle Calhoun. Miss Edith Morgan of Mortonville, who recently went to Philadelphia to study medi cine, has returned home and given up medical studies. mi ■ : f tag factory has re eugo. CITY NEWS IN BRIEF. Miss Susie Kersou of Pittsburg, Pa., is visiting friends in this city. Tbe Diamond State Social Club gave their annual hop last evening. The tug Wistar has broken up the iee in the Chesapeake and Delaware canal. Estimates and plans are being prepared for the proposed addition to the Odd Fel lows' Hail. The Wilmington Wheel Club will give another dance in Webster's on Friday evening, March 22. The fair of the Five Little Maids at No. 815 West Ninth street will bo con tinued this evening. A team belonging to a huckster ran away yesterday afternoon at Fourth and King street and broke a wheel. Business of importance will be trans acted at the regular meeting of Mechanics Lodge. I. O. O. F., next Tuesday night. One of the gray horses belonging to the Wilmington City Passenger Railway Company was again seized with a spasm last evening, at the corner of Fourth and Market streets. The schooner Genevieve sailed from the Walton and Whann Company's factory yesterday with a cargo of phosphate for the Elkton Phosphate Company of Charleston, 8, C. It is said that Vicar-General John A. Lyons of this city refused through mod esty to accept the degree of D. D., which was offered him at tbe centennial of Georgetown University. Bishop Leighton Coleman and the Revs. T. Gardner Litteil, D. D., H. Ashton Henry, David Howard and D. T. Smith of this city attended the funeral of Mrs. Edward Owen, at Marcus Hook yesterday. General T. F. Armstrong, inspector general; of the First Regiment, D.N. G., Quartermaster Chaytor, Lieutenant Sharpless of H Company, New Castle, and Sergeant Quinn visited C Company last evening, and were well received by the boys. General Armstrong made a short address to the members. Missionary Meeting. The Christian Endeavor Societ of Rodney Street Presbyterian Church held a missionary meeting last evening. Miss Lizzie Jones was chairman of the coraj mittee of arrangements. Mission papers were read by Rev. William L. McEwan, Robert Keltie aud Henry Eves. Mission ary musical selections were read. A Ilectioa for missions was taken up. co New Justice of the Peace. Governor Biggs yesterday issued a commission to Herbert Yates of Newport as Justice of the Peace to serve for seven years in place of Joseph L. KUIg ceased. Killgore has been dead f ore de or over two years past and the place has re mained vacant ever since. WIlmlDgroD Clearing HoiM. The exchanges of the Wilmington banks at the clearing house to-day were: Clear ings, 1169,388 75: balances, i23.851.94. j Weatti«r. Baymrd's thermometer, 7 a. m., 44; 9 ». m,. 47: lia m,, 48; 1 p. m., 51. NEW SPRING GOODS. We have just received and elegant line of foreign domestic Pantaloonings. These goods are all in new terns and from the best mills in the World. We are now engaged in mak ing them and Avili have them our shelves in a day or so. Before ordering elsewhere come and take a look at them. a new and pat on BOSTON ONE-PRICE j 2t3 MARKET STREET AND 212 SHIPLEY STREET. JUSTIS & DAVIDSON. Proprielors. CHAS. J. H. BECKETT No. 108 West Seventh Street. Closing out sale of my entire stock of Wines, Liquors and Cigars AT WHOLESALE PRICES. As I am about retiring from the business, now is the time to get bargains. FINE OLD RYE WHISKEY, FINE OLD SCOTCH WHISKEY, FINE OLD IRISH WHISKEY, JAMAICA RUM, ST. CROIX RUM, MEDFORD RUM, SHERRY WINE, PORT WINE, RHINE WINE CATAWBA WINE, CLARET, BASS' ALE, SMITH'S ALE, GUINNESS' BROWN STOUT. (And a choice lot ofj CHAS. J. H. BECKETT 108 West Seventh Street. FRANCIS KELLY & CO » « HOLE PROPRIETORS OF THE OBANGE QE0VE AND BEAVER VALLEY PURE BYE WHISKIES. Choice Cologne Spirits* 103 Market &nd 102 Stanley Sta. WILMINGTON, DEL. John P. Donahoe BOTTLER O» Ale, Porter, Brown Stool and Lager Beer Cider and Mineral Waters. 517 and 519 Orange Street Sole Agent and Depot for Delaware of tlx Bartholomay Brewing Co. 's Rochester L*n, Beet. Sole agent forMaseey i Co.'s Phlladet phi* Breweries, Massey's Brown stout. X XX, XXX Ales and Porter*. Orders by moil will receive prompt attea Uon. Good* shipped to any port. Ire. on boat« /*■ j UCHTENSTE 1 N AND HAET. 226 MARKET ST. DRY GOODS, UPHOLSTERY, CLOAKS, TRIMMINGS and SMALL WARES. SPECIAL BARGAINS FOR SATURDAY. 25 dozen Damask Linen Towels, knotted fringe, colored borders, only 20c each. 10 dozen Ladies' Three-But ton Kid Gloves, sizes from 6 to 6^ only, price 31c. Just about one-half value. 5 pieces very fine Cream Loom Double Damask Table Linen, only 56c a yard. A great bargain. 15 dozen Men's Unlaundried Shirts, good muslin, linen bosoms, only 41c each. 20 dozen Men's Unlandried Shirts, made of Wamusutta muslin, extra heavy linen bosoms, only 47c each. The best and cheapest Shirt ever offered in this market. 15 dozen extra heavy pure Linen Towels, only izj^c each. Just two-thirds of regu lar price. io dozen Ladies' Pure Liner» Handkerchiefs, slightly dam aged, only 5C each. They are splendid value at i2j^c. io pieces of New York Mills Muslin, ice a yard. Regular retail price is i2%c. Special Bargains in odd lots of NAPKINS, TOWELS, DOYLIES, BLANKETS, QUILTS, Etc. LICHTENSTEIN AND HAET, 226 MARKET ST. WILMINGTON, DEL.