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SlitriffSiDintdDH l.iysihe Litfh on Many
Correp;>o rîcnre Etïning «Tournal.
Nkw Casti b, Feb. 7.— One of the most
«ventfnl whippings and administering of
corporal put it hmenta that has ever b*en
seen here w held in the county jail yard
at 11.30 o'clock this morning. The rain
poured in li t ; tuts ail the morning and
the jail yard was •'nothing but'
water and mud. At 10 o'clock Warden
Tucker, wearug a big yellow slicker and
» brand now •tarpaulin'' hatepened the
Market sti rc gales and an eager crowd
ef over 400 p-* sons plodded in through
the eiud and water and stood in the
pouring rain vlth uplifted umbrellas.
Robert M» Unlock, an elderly looking
man, with many gray hairs in his heed,
and wearing i dilapidated suit of clothes,
convicted of orging three checks for
email amounts, was placed in the pillory.
James Wi.ey, colored, who had
stood at the pos*. before, was then
placed beside him and their bands and
arms locked In fifteen minutes every
stitch of clothing on the men was satn
rated with water and they were com
pelled to keep their feat shuffling about
the platform to prevent heir limbs from
becomiug numb
Water petned in streams from their
chins and fingers, and their soaked
clothing stuck fast to their backs. They
remained in this condition until the ex
piration of their hour, when they wore
taken down, so still and numb that they
could hardly climb down the ladder. The
whipping which followed was equally
Sheriff William Simmons wore a gum
crat and laid the lashes on with a steady
John Lancaster was so short that he
had to stand on a box to put his hands
through the iron hasps
The following prisoners were whipped:
Robert McClintock, convicted of forgery,
twenty lashes; James Wiley, colored,
burglary and larceny, twinty lashes;
James Finer, colored, Dennis Vaughan,
William Kennedy. Henry Hall, colored,
Lancaster, Thomas Turne'-, colored, Luke
Naylor, Charles Saunders, each convicted
of larceny, five lashes; John Sa wdoa.col
ored. larceny, seven lashes. Wiley took
his punishment very hard.
HeuefltH for rather« Iteimingham aud
Myrni autl the Uishop'n Bazaar.
A musicale was given last evening in
Knights of St Lawrence Hall, Fourth
and French streets last evening before a
large audience, for the benefit of Rev. D.
J. Fiynn's trip to Europe The follow
ing was tho program,which was followed
by a danco: Violin and piano duet, Mr.
and Mrs. Stout; vocal duet, Mr. and Mrs.
Welch, tonor ado, J. McCnllin; recita
tion, Miss Mary McOafferty: bass solo,
Samuel Sevier; cornet solo* J. D. Maier,
Jr.; soprano solo, Miss Annie Magill;
vocal solo, J. Mahoney ; plono duet, Miss
Lizzie and Cecelia Callohan, baritone
solo, James Glllispie; tenor solo,
J. Hoar; male quartette, "Good
Night." V/jil ky. g Brown was the piano
aezompat is',
A concert was given last evening in
the upper room of St. Peter's school for
the benefit of St. Peter's table at the
bishop's bazaar. A large audience was
present. Tbe program was as follows;
Solo, Miss Kate Hickey; music, choir;
cornet solo, Frederick Bonlay; Banjo
Club; duet, Joseph Featherstone and
Miss Hickey; solo Miss Jennie Bonlay.
The children of St. Paul's R C. Church
gave an entertainment in Messick's Hall
last evening for tbe benefit of Ksv. Wil
liam J. Bermlngbam The entertainment
■was in charge of the Misses Messick Tbe
program was as follows; March, by all
participants; welcome, six little girls;
dialogue, song, Rosa McCann, Miss Zeig
1er; Mias El.vniUon; "The Rainbow," six
little girls; dialogue: singing,Miss Mame
McCann; recitation. Miss Fannie Galla
gher: recitation, Miss Lottie Higg as,
Miss Minnie Ryan
iti FlftL tiuft Most 8bff ei»fal Reception
I» the Opera House.
The Brownson Library Association
held its fifth annual reception in the
Opera House last evening It was the
largest, most elaborate and most suc
cessful of any ever given by the associa
The grand march, which was one of
the largest and most beautiful of any
ever seen hero. It. began at 10.30 o'clock
and was led by John J. Colton and Miss
Lizzie E, Bennett. They were followed
by sixty-fivo couples. The costnmes
of some of ths women were very beauti
ful, and altogether the march has seldom
been equalled In this city.
The officers of the hall were; Master cf
teremoniea, John J. Cclton ; floor mana
ger, James II. Farley; assistant mans
S irs. Michael P. Connell, Arthur Me
ermott, James K, Conner, James J.
Begley and William Hayes; reception
committee, William McNulty, John A.
Campbell, Henry MeSweeuey and James
A Ward.
The programs cf tue reception
among the prettiest that have been seen
here for years. The dances were among
the very best and included one to "The
Press.'' Supper wso served in Farra'e
parlors opposite the Opera House, at
midnight, Albert s Orchestra famished
the music. The house was a picture of
absorbing interest and rapid motion, and
tbe beantifnl ballding contribnted much
to make the reception successful.
While T. 1), Grown'« family Wa* Away
Thieves Made a Haul
The bonso of T. D. Brown, northwest
corner, Ninth and Jeflerson streets was
entered by thlevee last evening daring
the temporary absence of tbe family, and
a quzuiity of jewelry stolen. When
Mrs. Brown returned home she was un
able to obtain an entrance. A neighbor
climbed through tho window and entered.
A light was burning In the sitting room
where nono had been left.
The kitchen door hsd been forced open
by a jimmy and moet of the furniture on
the second floor moved. Drawers were
opened and two gold watch chains,
breastpins, rings and other jewelry, a
dozen silver spoons, knives and forks bad
been taken. A child's saving bank and
some other things were also missing.
It is thought that tbe men were iu the
honss wheu Mrs, Brown returned to the
do«r and left hurriedly, as fresh foot
prints in tho yard indicate. One of
the men. It is thought, jumped from
the back porch to the ground
Mrs. Brown says that she has no Idea
how much the ntolen goods will aggre
«rate. * but thinks $560 will cover the
family's loss |__
Shipley Case In On>hmi«' Court,
la the Orphans' Court this morning
Mr Nieids, with whom was Mr. Sauls
bnry. applied ou behalf of the heirs of
the estate of Edwin Shipley to discharge
a rule to show cause why the Shipley
heirs should not be admitted to the re
cord r.s seated in tbe original role. Mr.
Cbandler opposed tho motion. Judgment
'•'.1! h.'p'-co e» T r "-.'■iirdry.
Wliere One Hnndieil Cittle He.r Ke
Slaughtered ln a Ony-tolil Storage
The Wilmington Cold Storage Com
pany's new abattoir on Tatnall street,
between Second and Third, has been
completed nod several head of cattle were
slaughtered there to day. The arrange
ments of the building and its appoint
ments are complete in every detail, and
It is claimed to be second to none in the
country. A large crowd of people visited
the place to-day to witners the new pro
cess of killing and dressing beeves for
the markets.
The new building is 116 by 110 feet
sides, and about 30 feet deep It, is made
entirely of brick with an iron root, and.
together with a solid brick floor and
many ventilating windows. This serves
to make the inside atmoaphere cool
even in the warmest
cattle are dr. tsed will be a great Im
provement over the old plan, and by its
noe three beeves can be slaughtered in
the time that it has required to
one for the markets heretofore.
On the west side of the building
five cattle pens, enclosed by iron bars,
that the interior can be seen from all
parts of the building.
On each pen there are two planks
about one foot above the average height
of bullocks The bu'cher stands on these
planks and knocks the cattle tu the head
with an ax A
tached to their
they are hoisted
sliding railway, which runs along the
middle of the abattoir about ten feet
above tbe floor. The cattle are then bled
and dressed. A sidetrack takes them to
the ends of the building,
cattle can be killed in a day.
Work on the new storage room will be
begun next week. It will have a capacity
for 500 beeves. The temperature there
will be kept a few degrees above zero tbe
year around When the building is
completed the dressed cattle will be
taken directly from the abattoir to the
cold storage room. AH hoisting and
moving is done by machinery.
The Forfeiture of the Hall of Kdward
McGee Removed at City Court.
At the Municipal Court this morning
John O'Brien, a Baltimore vagrant, was
fined f3 and costs; Richard Franals,
drunk and disorderly, $3 and costs;
John McLaughlin, drunk and disorderly,
was recommitted, James McLaughlin
was one of these who escaped from New
Castle jail last Saturday ' He got away
easily enough, but found it difficult to
main away from his old haunts and
found drnnk on the "coast" last eight by
Officer Sherer. He was remanded to
serve ont hie term.
Wiliard Hakes, colored, was charged
with assault and battery on Annie Dolph,
at tbe house No. 431 East Front street.
He was fined tlO and costs
Joseph L Haines, charged with assault
on his wife, was again arraigned Wit
nesses proved Haines to be not guilty ami
the case was dismissed.
Edward McGee, whose bail was for
feited on Thursday, when he was charged
with throwing paste on a bill poster,
came into court this morning, and
motion of Mr Lyaam tbe forfeiture
taken oft. McGee was fined $ 1 and costa.
David White, colored, was charged with
the larceny of a number of articles of
clothing from Henry Robinson. The
was held until this evening's
allow the prisoner time to procure wit
She »« Hurled Thi« Mornlnc in Cherry
mu. Bid., sear Her Birthplace.
The funeral of Mrs Elizabeth Morrison
was held this morning from her late
residence, No. 801 Brown etrees, Mrs.
Morrison was one of the oldest women in
the state, having been born in 180i.
* She was a native of Cecil county. Md.,
and lived there for a number of yea;s',
She was married to David W. Morrison,
and with him removed to Chester conatvq
Pa . where tbe lived until last October,'
when she came to this city with her son
Char'es, with whom she has since
Her husband died thirty years
age. She had five children
of whom three still survive. She was a
member of the Presbyterian church and
has attended service there for twenty five
years Her three surviving sons are
David W. Morrison of Cecil county, Drs
N. E, and Charles E, Morrison of this
The b^dy of Mrs. Morrison was taken
to Cherry Hi!! this morning and services
were held over it by Rev. Thomas B.
Hunter of Cherry Hill, at 12 o'clock.
Interment was made in the Methodist
Episcopal Cemetery there.
This was
small portion of
fer as a matter
contalns 8,500
among whom are such
wei. known citizens and tax-payers as:
H, O. Banning, president of the Deia
waje Bank, George 8. Capelle, president
of the Wilmington aud Brandywine
Bank; Benjamin Nieids, president
of the Security Trust and Safe Deposit
Company, William M. Field, presi
dent of the Central National
Bank, William M. Cauby, presi
dent of the Wilmington Savings
Bank, William Cenby, president of the
New Castle County Mutual Fire
Insurance Company; Philip Plunkett,
Francis N, Back, W. C. Sprnance,
C- Wesley Weldin, Joseph L. Carpenter,'
Jr., William Ferris, James w'.
Ware, M. M, Cleaver, John h!
Danby. Joseph Pyle, John P. Allmond,
Daniei W. Taylor, and others. There
can searely he any doubt of the advisa
biliiy of complying with the petition
with such names as these to it.
,, -
M; , • McMullen has returned home from
Jesse Jc-fieris has been in West Ches
ter. Pa.
Mise Bertha Lewis of Dover is visiting
friends in this city. E
State Senator John Pilling was In
Wilmington yesterday.
Miss Laura Hook of Dover is visiting
Mie. William Biggs in this city ~ 6
, *'
„" "V ™ 1 f-nrtls has gone to
Milford, where he will isctnre to morrow
Miss Elmer Thompson is visiting her
parents, |Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. 8cott,
at Iron Hill, Md.
Robert Harvey Brooke of Baltimore is
vidting l.!s aunt. Mrs. Belle Garrison.
No. 822 Poplar street
y * *
Johu Press Dunning, correspondent of
the Associated Press at San Francisco, f
Lai , Dft8M : d through Wilmington ysster- 1
day afternoon on his wsy lo bis parents'
hoo" ht M.d 1 c.ovc, .
which tbe
rope is then at
hind legs and
by steam to a
One hundred
court to
Well-Known Citizens
aud Taxpayers
Favor Its Condemnation.
On Wednesday this paper stated that
Peter J. Ford was industriously circuia
ting a petition among property holders,
asking that Silverbrook be condemned
and teat several hundred had affixed
their names to the petition,
the petition,
n Limes.
The Kvldrnee AH lu ami the Argument«
Made—Mr. PCmmou« Slake« ;« Scathing
Denunciation of the Detective« Who
Testified Against McPherson.
When the Superior Court convened
yesterday afternoon the caso of William
McPherrou,who is charged with attempt
ing to fire the property of George W,
Bus I and Sons Company, was continued.
Fmaunt-l Gooding, who was on the wit
ness stand before the recess, continued bis
evidence. Mr. Emmon» tried to prove by
this witness that the defendant was in
some respects a man of unsound mind, but
without much success. Charles G Ouyer,
the stenographer, was examined as to the
testimony given by Detective Joues at
the preliminary hearing in the Municipal
Comt,but as the witness remembered but
little of the testimony aud would not be
allowed to read from the notes the testi
mony did not amount to much.
Henry Scott was examined aud
that on one occasicn he was in McPher
son's company. They left the yard in com
pany and when they returned he found
a Sre. It would have been impossible
for McPherson to have lighted that fire.
Robert Brown testified that he
blacksmith aud examined Mr. McPher
son's shop. Me also went to the window
where Mr Jones was concealed, but could
obtain a very imperfect view of either
shop or shed. James P. llatlidge testi
fie.d to an interview which ho had with
Detective Jncos after tbe arrest of Mc
Pherson. The detective t-Md him. he al
leged, a different story from that which
he told on the witness stand As Mr
Uatidge did not know mans of the exact
words used by Mr. Jones, Mr. Davis did
not prosecute a long cross txamination
John Stodda-d, assistant foreman in tbe
paper department of the Pusey and Jones
Company testified to the inflammability
of cotton steeped in oil and said that
where it was used there was constant
danger of spontaneous combustion,
William H. Lea testified that he had
at one time been employed by the rail
way company. He saw a number of
fires at the yard of George W. Bush and
Sons Company during that time, mauy of
which he believed were caused by sparks
from the engine
William li Brinckley was examined as
to the character of the defendant for
peace and good order, which he said was
good. He had known the defendant »11
his life.
Samuel Moore knew the defendant
from infancy and he was a man of good
At this point the crowded condition of
the coart room caused the jnry to
plain of the heat of the temperature.
Judge Comegys said that the court room
was intended for the use of those having
business there and not for idle and
curions spectators.
Benjamin F. Sheppard testified to the
good character of the defendant.
James M. Smith, William Haley, Officer
Sherer and Rev. Edwin Long, pastor of
Greenhill Presbyterian Church, of which
McPherson is a member, gave the de
fendant a good charsctar.
Spencer Greenwood, colored, who
pleaded not guilty to the larceny of a
pair of "slippers," yesterday, withdrew
his plea aud entered one of guilty. W
F. Smalley desired to examine witnesses
as to Greenwood's character, in order
that he might not receive the corporal
punishment, but tbe court would net
admit it. Subsequently, however. Judge
Ball was allowed to give tbe prisoner a
good trial. In consequence the corpora!
punishment was remitted and the pris
oaer sentenced to one month's imprison
meQ * . * •
The jury in the McPherson cnee was
tben discharged until 10 o clock this
Cour: convened this morning tt 9 15
udock and proceeded at once to bear tbe
cate ot William McPheison, charged
w i ,b attempted arson.
Clarence Dillon was recalled by the
Mate to contradict a portion of the'testi
mony given by Emanuel Gooding, who
said that on a particular day on which a
£re bad be0D lighted in the yard, he and
McPherson had been together all the time
E0 tbat it would have been impossible for
McPherson to have lighted the fi*e. Mr.
pUlon swore that on that day he had been
* E tbe yard watching McPherson's move:
meats and Gooding was not there during
the morning. This was on November 25
Under cross examination by Mr. Emmons
he admitted that he saw no fire on that
dav. hut only a slim column of smoke,
This ended the testimony and Judge
Comegys asked the jury whether they
wanted to be chargea and decide the case
to day or let it go over until Monday.
They unanimously preferred to bold it
over until Monday.
Mr. Emmons then addressed the jury
for the defendant. He said that the case
had been Involved in mystery and the
testimony instead of lifting this veil of
mystery had only made it the deeper. He
argued that the state had not proved its
case, and called attention to the good
character the dsfendant had borne.
spoke about the absence of a motive and
the confidential relations which had ex
isted between McPherson and his eta
ployers. There war ne positive evidence
to connect this man directly with the
crime. Mr. Jones did uot see him, nor
could he have seen him, and he tells a
different story now from that which ho
told Mr. Ratledge after the occurence
The evidence of Mr. Jones was that of a
paid li eling, and it was not the first time
that an innocent man fell a victim to the
criminal zeal and hellish smartness of a
hireling detective.
He characterized the yonng detective,
Clarence Dillon, as too fresh, and cin
trasted his testimony with that given by
Emanuel Gooding. Ha said there never
was a detective from the lime of Jndas
Iscariot, who sold his master for thirty
pieces of silver, to that of Agent Jones,
whose unsupported testimony ever con
T icted a wan.
detectives were
the other half ought to be in jail,
"It takes a thief to catch a thief.'
one half of the detectives were set to
watch the other half, as they could not,
be trusted, Jones he said was a failure.
his reputation was at stake, and when
a man is in such a predicament as that
he wi jj »rrest the wrong man if he cannot
get the right. He handled tbe testimony
given by Jones with ungloved hands and
S1 'f h î! a" 8 *? M !' Katl * d * e
ür be "î d °" the wl ' ( 5 ess st , a " d - , .
Deputy Attorney-General Davis began
his arguments by congratulating the
jury on nearing the end of this tedious
case Be asked them to J ::d « e tbe caa *
by the testimony and not by what out
eiders said. He defended tbe testimony
of Detective Jones and would have the
jury to believe that Ratledge was mis
taken about the exact words used by
Jones in the interview. He dissected the
testimony of Emanuel Gooding and said
that hie descriptions were too minute
t n< l Lu 1 ® zeal to ° ffieat for t> ® K ood of
Mc J hereon v . . , ....
Many roon had manias for committing
wrongful acts, and this man's mania
appeared to bo tbe burning of houses,
He defended the character of William F.
Jones and challenged counsel on the on- I
do* I to -•roTuw any t mmy re- j
fleeting on 1rs char'.o'er. Ii detectives
wr.s a
One-half of the
ex criminals and
I wer s as bad as represented, then, instead
of being the discovers of crime it was
they who were the criminals
The jury was then discharged until
Mondry morning at 10 o'clock. During
the delivery of the deputy attoruer
general's address Mrs McPherson, who
sat close to her husband, wept continu
Henry Carter, colored, who pleaded
not guilty at the opening of the court to
the charge of assault with attempt to
commit murder on Clarence Johnson,
withdrew his plea and entered one of
guilty of assault,
about a girl.
six months ininrlsonment.
Music at si. I'atrick'«.
M, J.Murphy of the Bhamus O'Brien"
2Sn P *7' who is a ' present Inlhisclty.
will sing the "Pro Peccatls" from
Rossinis "St aba*. Mater" at High Mass
St. Patrick's Church to-morrow morn*
ing. As Mr. Murphy has b«en long known
on** of tfy** hr.rltone s»« "t-ra nf
ibis • *un uv. a ra.: cal treat may be ex- Î
peoted. I
The dispute am.«
Carter was fined f35 with
President Tayior knew of one firm that
refused to come here on account of ex
horbitant taxes.
Mr. Saulsbnry drew attention to tbe
tax law which had been presented before
the Legislature and withdrawn, and
moved that a committee be appointed to
examine all tax bills and report a» a
specia. mee.mg. The motion was
Mr. Mullen sait teat a iaw exempting
new manufacturers from taxation fora
number of years was needed It was
o.°W y 86 members that in
other cities^ companies rent, out large
bnildings and power to manufacturer* of
light kinds very cheaply. Stra»bridge
k Clothier hsd located at Milford and
would soon employ 300 or 300 women and
f'rl*. The tax on rna.nu.wctnre.r» was
8a !!i . on President iaylor
said that prying m.o men s business and
a°! 1 a* i*» Was wUt *: I r °H* CUon V> 1 ? 1
A M r c* d >tf.,i«h"cv e Jin St, d In '*
" ■JS* n l* bn ry said someth.ng sbonld
man btd a Lrln «orG* n
».I t ',000, on which
-here was |-, j 00 in mortgages, it was 1
no fair tba. the man who owned the
farm should pay the tax and the interest
on the mortgages, while the mac who
paid the mortgages pavs nothing,
court adjourned at 9 15 o'clock.
Lifst Night'« Sesalou Wa* Filled With
llunkue«« ot Importance.
Tha Board of Trade held its regular
\nthly meeting last evening Those
A ent were D. W. Taylor, Mark M.
CteavT. A 8 Reed, Wiliard Saulsbnry,
Jr,, Jollï-s:. Rogers, Charles L. Sim
mons. W. D. Mullen, W. B. Taylor.
William Lawton, W. 8. Clerk, Joseph
Hill, U. Q. Cimeron. E. A VauTrntnp
Tbe Torrey Bankrupt bill before Con
gress, was discussed, aud It was fiually
decided to send a lepreseutative to
Washington to co-opcrate with others iu
trying to influence congressmen to vote
ior ils passage on February 16. The
boaid also requested the newspapers to
urge ils passage,
A communication from tne Philadel
phia Board of Trade was received, which
requested the board to protest against
the pa-sage of the Free Coinage bill by
Congress, The communication wa» filed.
The secretary reported receipts amount
ing to |8'J since the last weelibg. Tho
action of the citizens In appointing a
committee to confer with the Street and
Sewer Department and a committee of
Connell to endeavor to secure better
streets, was at the suggestion of Mr.
Reed, endorsed by tbe board.
Attention was called by Secretary Van
Trump to a meeting of business people
aud harbor engineers to be held in the
Board of Trade rooms on Feb. 16.
It was announced at tbe last meeting
that $600 was still due on the Board of
Trade book descriptive of Wilmington,
which had been published about two
years ago, and instructions given to the
secretary to iseae circulars to the
hers asking each of them to contribute
toward making up the amount. Since
then |82 only bad been contributed and
private persons who had paid the $600
were waiting for their money.
Mr. Lawton
poor attendance at meetings,
months no quorum was present,
thought that if they could not have
men. b rs t > attend monthly meetings they
should hold them every three months or
not at all.
atteuded meetings in tne past, but be
would do so iu the future.
Mr Muilin believed that doing the past
year Wilmington had lost several in
dustries through the inactivity of the
Board of Trade. Mr. Lawton agreed with
called attention to tbe
For two
Mr. Cleaver said he bad not
It Decides to Petition tbe Lcsiklatarc for
Power to Borrow $500,000.
The joint committee from the Street
and Sewer directors, City Connell and
the Citizens' Association' held its first
meeting last evening, to discuss the
matter of petitioning the Legislature for
authority to boi row $500,000 for street
improvement. City Solicitor Lynam and
nearly all the members of the committee
were present. After a lengthy dheus
sion, Dr. Drzj:: moved that the petition
In qnestion be drafted and sent to the
General Assembly, and that the Street
and Sewer Department be given the
power to manage and expend the fund.
Mr Murray added that the Legislature
be requested to obtain an opinion from
the courts as to the legality of a law
sessing abutting properties for a share
of the cost of improvement oa each
Dr. Draper's motion wa« then carried
All the members expressed themselves in
favor of the proposition to assess prop
erty owners, before whose lends the im
provements are made, to share the ex
panse. Tho committee was reminded of
the time when Fourth at d French streets
wore macadam'zed. When this work was
completed some cf the property owners
paid the assessments levied upon them,
while others did not, and Council was
afraid to press the matter.
City Solicitor Lynam made a sugges
tion that Council be requested to prepare
the bill. WheuJ the petition is completed
mass meeting will be held to publicly
endorse the measure. Tbe Council Com
mittee did not participate In the discus
sion, but it was thought to favor tho
For Father Flynn's Benefit.
A dramatic entertainment for the
benefit of Father Flynn's contest will
be given in tbe Grand Opera Honse, Mon
day night,February 9,when the Waverley
Theatre Company will produce the
popular drama of "Hazel Kirk," with a
strong cast of characters,
be had at Baynard's, U F. Thomas &
Co's, and Sherwiu's and the Opera House.
Reserved seats now ready at the Opera
Tickets can
Dance of the Junior Board.
The Junior Board of the Homeopathic
Hospital last evening held its third
dance iu Professor Webster's dancing
academy in Eden Hall. Supper was
served in tho Hall by William Q Farra
shortly after 11 o'clock. The patronesses
were Mrs. Wiliard Thompson and Mrs.
William Q. Pennypacke'r. The next
dance will be given oa the first Friday
evening iu March.
The City Cornet Hand and Many Friends
.Serenade Mr mid Mr«. While
Special Correspondence Evening Joubnau
New Oasti.r, Feb. 7—A rousing sur
prise party and reception was tendered
Mr and Mis Harry While, who hate
just returned from their wedding tour at
their home on the McComb farm near
this city, last evening Frank H. Pink
erton, proprietor of the Gilpin House,
furnished conveyances for more than a
teure of people from th's city, friends of
the bride and groom. Including the City
Cornet Band of fifteen pieces. The baud's
ai d
It was under
ship of Coudnctor
happy party started from the K
the leuder
Vallette. The
of P
at 10 o'clock, a long string of
carriages making up the procession. The
roads were very heavy, but the carriages
kept in a bunch and did not seperate
until they drew up at. Mr White's
spacious lawn. Here the lights were lit
as quietly as possible ami iu a moment a
procession was formed, with tbe band at
the head Boni-inspiring martial music
then filled the country air for miles
around, aud before a circuit of the lawn
had been taken,a light appeared in every
room in the house, and the neighboring
farmers had ««(idled horses and were on
their way to the scene. At the couoiu
sion of the parade, Mr. White appeared
at the door and marie a fow remarks
He said that the delightful surprise
a complete one, and extended a hearty
invitation to the entire party lo come in
aud make itself comfortable* The band
gave two fine concerts a d then the party
wuesorved with a sumptuous sopper,
L. M Hhyder, the eloquent old orator of
Hares Corner made a great hum.nous
epwch. At any early hour this morning
the party withdrew after wishing Mr.
and Mrs. White many years of happi
and prosperity.
Mrs, Mary Hewlett, wife of George H.
Hewlett, of .South Union street, met w th
a very painful acculent yesterday. She
was walking down the alley adjoining
her house, when she stepped on an icy
portion of the pavement and foil heavll'y
against the stone foundation of the house.
Her calls for help were soon answered,
aud after being carried into the house,
medical aid was summoned. It was
found that her left leg was broken and
there were several contusions and
on her head and body. Mrs. Hewlett
■offered greatly from the shock and has
been unable to cost since the accident.
Her condition is slightly improved to day
The most exciting game of billiards
that hae yet been played on the
table in tbe armory of Company H, ...
G. D., took place last evening at 8
o clock. The contest was marked by fine
playing from lbs beginning as L E
Eliason, alone, stood against J,
Rogers and two other good players Fi_
the sixteenth point the score remained a
tie for several minutes, and, as the p»me
proceeded, lusty cheers rang out from
the large crowd of spectators The con
test closed amid a storm of applause,
with the score standing 34 lo 32.
Kliason's three opponents murmured
their dissatisfaction in low tones and did
not smile all the evening
Attractive programs containing the
advertisements of all the leading busl
nese places end some interesting bits of
history of this city and St. Peter's T. A.
B Society have been prepared for the
entertainment in the Opera House this
evening. Nearly every reserved seat In
the house has been sold and a "big
house" is expect od *
Ephraim P. Wise, teiegrtch oner a tor
at the office of the Delaware Iron dm
pany, is confined to bis home with HI
nut His position is being temporarily
filled by 8. Leslie Trass, who formerly
discharged those da ties in tbe office
For the past week the engines and ma
ch nery in the Triton Cotton Mills have
been in operation for the purpose of "lim
bering" the heavy machinery and bright- 1
eniD e ,J P tbe ^^»te spinning machinery.
Tti£ 14 b * lng done Preparatory to open
mg r.p the mills and resuming operations
' D f ° U b l Mt & few à ^ e ' Tb * " ,lla
were to have started np on Monday.
but a large cargo of cotton, which was
expected to arrive, did not, but is stil*
expected. *» B !I.
Captain J W
Randolph, who was
well-known in this city as the obliging
master of tbe Red Star tug Hercules.wi 1 i
soon take command of a large ocean tnir
b jilt at Chester.
The last social hop of the season will
be given in the K of P. Hall by the
young people of the city on Monday
evening. Fred Brown will the the floor
manager and dancing will continue until
3 o'clock on Tuesday morning
The Philadelphia tup boats E. N. and
J T. McGanlley were in the harbor
owaltiog orders yesterday.
"Well,'' said Mre McSudley, after her
visit to a notable social event, "I have
heard about society people showing each
other tbe cold shoulder, but from the
way some I saw were dressed, I didn t
wonder at their shoulders bcccai'og
chilly."—Washington Post.
It was a very bid railway smash, and
as they pulicri one of me victims Irom
the wreck they asked him buw be felt:
"Ob, all right.
kind of thing I'm a cyclist —Chicago
A Positive Guarantee of Cure
Is isroed with Dr. Pierces Uoidcn
Medical Discovery when taken
catarrh in the head, or for
chronic bronchial throat or lung disease,
if takon in tline, and glvan a fait tiial i
Money returned if it don't cure.
You see I'm used to this
Life is misery to thousands of people
who have the taint of scrofula in their
blood. There is no other remedy equal to
Hood's Sarsaparilla for scrofula, salt
rheum and every form of blood disease.
is reasonably sure to benefit all who
try it.
Mns Tomdik — "What do you think of
my new bonnet?" Tomdik—"Isn't it
rather small?" Mrs. Tomdik—"Oh, yes;
but then I don't intend logo to the tbea
tre any more this winter."—Chicago Inter
C/iorusof Boston Girls— "Tell ns
all about your new frocks, Pallas." Pal
las. (with dignity)—''All I can say of
them, young ladies, can be adequately
""''has been established in London IOO YEARS both as JS
a COMPLEXION and as a SHAVING SOAP, has obtained IQ
international awards, and is now sold in every city of the world.
It I» the purest, cleanest , ß nest ,
The most economical , and therefore
The best and most popular of all soaps
for general toilet PUKPOS2S ; and for uee in the nursery it is recom
mended by thousands of intelligent mothers throughout the civilized world,
because while serving as a cleanser and detergent, its emollient properties
prevent the ^ chafing and discomforts to which infants are so liable,
SOAP can now be lad of nearly all Drnggisis in the United
; . ;
ireuxi r lh
«i« When a net in ordered.
AM Testi $5
Best Set. ■ 8
Oomer Fourth and Market Btieetl
Open dally from'« o'olo* kn.ni. until 4 p. m ,
And on Tuesday and H.turJay ironiTtoS p.
Gio. W Mrsu.
Teeth Filled, Q)c, up.
At 815 Market Street,
Over A. A P. Tra i/tore. Open Evening**.
Graduate Baltimore Colleue of Dental Surg'l
ocwy*T9 '
F'LLtO /
y mr&tS
Fifth and Marbel Btraal«,
WllMlnrloA. 1>«I.
For Dyspepsia and Indigestion.
EDOK Moon Del.. Dec 12 . ISdO.-George
MeL anah lln—Dear. Sir:-! wa* troubled
th Dyspepsia and lndlire«tlon for two year»
Ithont relief. I wa» advised to try your
Remedy and lind that after taking two Imt
tle« 1 am about cured, can eat well and digest
almost anything. 1 would heartily
niend your medic no to any that may be
MrHENUy 1 a " J °' lr " tnUy ' AV,, ' L * AM
Prepared bjftieorge W. McLaughlin and
«old by William littchen«, 8. W.
Fourth an 1 Walnut street», and by the fol -
lowing well-known druggist*: Walter G.
Coverdale, corner Thirteenth and Claymont
»ireet»; J. .1. Gallagher A Brother, No. 2W4
Market street, and Herbert K. Watson, No
Market street. Direction« on every bottle
• -î i>. î
R. R. ROBINSON & C 0 «,
5 M.ar* * Union National Bank stock.
*8bar*» First National Bank Stock.
certificates of Inriebteonee* of tbe
Wilmington City Hallway Company.
1? »bare« Wilmington Transfer Co'« stock.
Stocks bought and sold In the New York,
I .;uftuclj hia and Boston markets on commis
Letters of credit given, available in all parts
of the world, and draft« on England. Ireland,
Fraxeï, Germany and Sarll/.-rland Issued.
OEOKOE S. Capelle,
E. T. TAYLOR, Treasurer.
Tog. V. Matkxh. Auditor.
Scientific»:!}' treated by an aurist of world
wide reputation Deafness eradicated «nd en
tirely cured, nf from 3U to .Ti year« «lauding,
after all oilier treatments have failed. How
tbe difficulty 1« re»< hei and tbe cause re
iuoveri, fully explained In circular«, with
are lavlts and lestimnnials of cures from
prominent people, mailed free
UK. A. KIM A IN», ;u W est J4th St..N V.
Xetdittêly weak! Debility, Atrophy. Iinpotency.
Fears, Kvil Thought#. Varicocele, Lumen.
Wavenr lo unmanly practice*. Nervounneee.
Hhruoken Organa,—all these are curabler
I 'Vt, ■ n uriu raaii I lei |R the »lory. Mailed
0U .R NEW B OOK {'.r.' ur . • •lort um».
■ ■■■■■■ __ I Methods own a/one,
and win a .TVonopo/g of Hueremm.
i:bik ni lilUl. t o.. Buiral«. N. T. Yon
CkUkssh**« r.aslUh msasaJ rtrand.
WMa Outjr <1 MlilM A 1
■* ».Are, alwavs rfliable. lao"* ** l '
I'ruani.» Ior (Xf ehaur . Knot
n*»Hd Hrtt.,A | u Kt-d »nd Gold airtallie
|UxeS nra)«i With |,lqr Hhtwii T»k©
no other. Rrfiu» d->.gf OUU ««tsfifv
noiit and imitation», a i Draggliitt, or wnd 4^.
otKPVju' J'".'!""-" e-timocl,
r '» ut,rr . Sr slum
E MsfL 10,000 TmOMiI, v.im. / .
11 '•"anfeol C*.,M«Sko« N, a . r «;
DM St «,1 Lomi PrwKKU, pti ud pf
- - -
A £
H -
i v
expressed in a few wird«. They «re
beyond the range of vision."—New' York
Dit. Dk Haiidt's Pennyroyal Pills
tbe only genuine pennyroyal pills made
At druggists and by mall. $1 Office. 303
N. 9th St, Philo,
It was évitent that Mr. Hungry Hig
gins was taking a literary as well as an
alimentary interest in the scrap of news
paper that held his "handout" of cold
buckwheats and yesterday's boiled beef.
He remained silent and absorbed so long
time that his blase and cosmopolitan
companion, Mr. Weary Watkins,
moved to inquire: "Watcher reading.
Hungry? - ' "'Nother cashier skipped
out. Same old story. Bis ideas of livin'
wna higget'n his income." "Yes; I know
bow that goes myself. Many's the time
I've wanted a beer and didn't have the
price "—Indianapolis Journal.
Ladles beware of
« :i -
'I'UCeiTe, ICS s A L fc «VÎ-'Tt K aTTmtXteT?
nVIn^t Court House, February H, 1S0I «ta
7 brick dwelling, No, *£*$&*&**
wi7h , 'ir 1 ' r l, V ' r , 1 ,oom ". In corapleVoEtw
^or t «tSl 1 e , ;:ür^V ,UPrOV,!m, ■ nt, ■
K 1 '! 1 RKV'.-A H.MAI.I, Farm or
Min IZî? tr \? TO i *® re *> mar Corner Krti h
A TW K* I l ar ' d r * 1 Vk App, V 1 t,> WILLIAM
0,1 the piciniws,
1 'RKI-.K Ken n« t Silin»«« |*«
A *o third
Stor &wwit . JAMtM MONAGHAN, 41*
or b. m.
M, 406,736 00
OERM'N-AMERIC'N 6,338,633 00
QUEEN, - . . 3,192,309 00
CONTINENTAL, 5,028,344 00
GERMANIA, - 2,829,624 00
NORWICH UNION, 1,505,031 00
1,905,053 00
Jnriireil by any standard these
cannot be excelled.
712 Market Street.
923 Market Street.
Bargains in Real Estate
Some of the rnwi desirable Hoaw*
In the rlt
Pa&fa&ÜL , ler îî s ' *"■ MONTHLY
1 A\ MKNTS, If deeirod. Now la the Uana lo
J55® tt £« J°nr riMddence for the famine year.
The Äth of March will aoon be here. Keoolv«
now to buy a home and don't be annoyed wHh
r «afli
Money Waiting For Good
City Mortgages.
Equitable Mindgage Company Delientmr«
, » r K« or small amount»,
Eeal ZEs'baijo
915 Market Street.
New ( a'-tle Countv. Del , .Ian. 2H, ihui. (
Upon tbe application of Jnhn T. Mr K I wee.
administrator of Lewis H. McKlweo, late of
>ew (. a* tie bondnd, In paid roiinty«neoMflid t
is ordered and directed by the Register th» «
the administrator aforesaid give uotioo ot
urantlnK of leitera of administration npon th»
ear ate of the de* eased, with the date of grant
iuif thereof, by canning advert Memen ! b to bn
poeted within forty day» from Ue date of
fcuch letters In eii of the most public places of
the county of New Castle, requiring all per
sons having demands againat the estate to
present the same, or abide by an Act of As
sembly In such case made and provided; and
also cause the same to be Inserted within the
same period In the Evsnihq Jodbhal, a
newspaper published in Wilmington, Iiel^
An 4 to be con* III tied then in three week*«.
, , J; I*?" and« the band and Seof
( j of « '(hoe of the Register ofureaa'd
» L S. i at Wllmlngton, in New feu tie
l I eonnty aforesaid, tbe day amt
—year above written.
AU persons bavin« claims «ifinsl the estate
of the deceased must present the same duly
attested to the administrator, on or before
.ianujrj-ïlt. PDCi. or abide by tlio Art of Aa
sembly in such < aee marie and provided
Address, Seventh and Madluon'etreeSl***'
__ Wilminalon, Del.

Nsw CabtlkCouwtt. Del , Jsn'y.aim f
Upon the application of .lames BI. Maman,
^dminitstrator of Edmund Hainan late of Mill
Creek hundred« In aaid county,
ceased, It is ordered and rilroctod
the Register that the administrator
aforesaid irlve notice ot granting of Letter« of
Adinliust rat ion upon the estate of the deceased
with tho date of irrantina thereof, by eausfaut
adverttoements to be posted within rortr days
from the date of such Letters in six of the
most public places of the county ot New Caa
tle, requiring all persons h.iving demanda
against tile estate to present the some, or
abide by an Act of Assembly In snch case made
and provided; and also cause the same to be
inserted within tbe some perhsl in the Kvn
INO Joubxal, a newspaper published in Wll
mlimloii. Del., aud to tie continued therein
three weeks, e. o. d.
Given under the bona and Seal
of Office of the Register aforesaid
at \\ ilmington. in New Oastle
count y aforesaid, the da'' and year
»Inv-e written.
... v .NOTICE.
All persons having claims against the estais
of the deceased must present the uune. duly
Attested to th© Administrator, on or bofeit
Jan y. -1,18H3, or abide the Actof Aseeisoix
m such case made and provided.
*ririre««r Choate, Pol.
»1 _ No. <H EAST Fou rth Strsrt.
wood; bit; measure and bottom «rices.
Thirteenth and Market Sts.
.Mel] UGH,
No. 13 Market Street,
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