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ÂT K WILMINGTON, DEL., TUESDAY. NOVEMBER 24 1891 . NO. 1,091 ONE CENT. THANKSGIVING PROCLAMATION ;mieuwss « To all hard working people who know the value of a dollar and who desire to get in return full value for the same. We cordially invite all cash buyers who appreciate real good value to visit our spacious, well-lighted and very attractive store and examine our large and well selected stock of useful, popu lar and reliable goods which we are offering at very economical prices. Mothers, if you have a Coat to buy for yourself or the girls we have nearly one thousand garments from which to select, and at such prices as will certainly prove satisfactory to the most criticil and exacting customer. Don't purchase your coats until you give our stock a careful look over and compare our very low cash prices with the lowest to be found in any market. You can also buy of us children's all wool Jersey Waists at 25 cents, worth 75 cents and $1.00 each. We have sold a large lot of these goods, and no wonder, they are so very cheap. Just think of a 46 inch Black Henrietta, all wool, a beauti ful fabric, for 59 cents a yard. This is another of our active Bargains ; have sold about 600 yards in the last 30 days If you need a black dress of good material, at a very moderate price, here it is waiting for you, but don't delay until the goods are all sold, which won't be long. We have a very attractive lot of Dress Goods at 25 cents a yard, well worthy of your immediate attention. Fire, Water, I We have purchased for cash, from Williams, Yerkes& Co., Philadelphia, whose stock was recently damaged by smoke and water on account of fire in the adjoining building, a large lot of goods, all more or less damaged by water and slightly soiled. These goods will not be ready before Wednesday, November 25, 8 a.m. 15 inch Cotton Crash at 2-J- cents a yard ; 18 inch bro Linen Crash, 5 cents, worth I24 -cents; Striped Ginghams at 4 cants, worth 10 cents ; Apron Ginghams, 6 cents, worth 8c; Cheviots for Gc., worth 124c; Canton Flannels at 34c., 5c, 64c., 9c. and 124c., just half price. 4-4 Atlanta E Bro Muslins 40 in Occidental Bro Muslins 4-4 Winthrop Bro Muslins, 4-4 Williams ville Bro Muslins 7-8 Hill Bleached Muslins 4-4 Capital half-bleached muslins 4-4 True as Steel muslins, 4-4 New York Mills muslins, - 4-4 Hill muslins 4-4 Dwight Anchor muslins, 4-4 Forestdale muslins, - 4-4 Forget Me Not muslins 4-4 Fine Cambric 4-4 Seconet Cambric 4-4 Berkley Cambric, 4-4 Pride of the West muslins, 30-inch Wool Shaker Flannels at 12£ cents, worth 25 cents. All-wool twilled Scarlet Flannel, best made, 30c., worth 50c. a yard. Striped Velveteens, 19a worth 50c. 4 cents G cents G cents 6 cents 5 cents 5 cents 6 cents 8 cents G cents cts 5 cents 5 cents 6-J- cts. 7 cents 8 cents 9-J- cts. ' ' J 5 - We have a store full of gains, now is the time to money. Splendid Bar buy and save Respectfully, CROSBY & HILL 605, 607, 609 MARKET STREET. A STORE FULL Of the most perfect Overcoats is here. Think of what it means to you who have Overcoats to buy. You who can't wait, who haven't time to bother with the tailor or worry hunt ing the stores. This store is as El Dorado to you ! Every Overcoat you lay your hands on is an Overcoat any tailor might be proud to make. Is it price ? We give you a choice of over fifty styles of Men's Overcoats at $10 and $12, besides hundreds of other styles as low as $5 and up to $25. Our $10 line comprises Melton's in drabs, browns, green, greys, etc. Black, blue and brown Kerseys, Cassimeres, Chev iots, etc. Most of them have silk sleeve linings and some of them silk facings. We have three styles of Overcoats which we sell at $18, we would espec'ally like you to see. The material, fit and general make-up is equal to what your tailor would make you pay $35 for. Children's Cape Coats in endless variety. An all-wool Cape Coat in plaids and stripes, at $3.50 ; others as low as $2 and up to $8. Strictly one-price, and if dissatisfied with your pur chase we will return your money. Hew York Clothing House, 316 MARKET STREET. MAX EPHRAIM & CO. HAMBURGER!. What a man knows he knows. What he doesn't know he needn't guess at. You're not an expert in clothes, at least. Onr know ledge should count for some thing. and we'll show you just what's in the weave and woof of the fabric and its various wearing quail lies; then we'll exnlain the lapped seams, the doable stitching •nd holdfasts la one and less in another. We don't claim to give the $35 make aud trim in a $ (5 soat. We DO claim, though, and you shall see it, that each Hue, each suit, each garment Is the very best the city holds for such money. By the way have you seen our $10 Suits and Over COAT 3Î Best value In Amer ica for the money. The Boys', the beat at $3 50 to $8. The Youths', the best at $7 50 to $12 The Young Men's the best at $10 to $15. The Fall Overcoats, the best at $10 to $15, $18, $30. In a word, we know and we mean that you shall know just what we know •bent clothing. We set forth In clear, bold type the fea tures in which we deserve the trade. FEES FOE .BOVS To-day, to-morrow and Thanksgiving morning we will give to every boy buy log his Suit or Overcoat from us a nobby little bat to ma'oh free of cost. HAMBURGERS, Cash Clothiers, 220 and 222 Market Street. Open every night till 9 o'clock. HELP WANTED. OT1VK WORKERS EVERYWHERE for "BHEPP'S PHOTOGRAPHS of the WORLD:" produced at an outlay of *100,000: tremendous success: Mr. J. if Marshall, Dexter, Ind., cleared >503 In four davs: Rev. Henry Fisher. -Plainfield, Mass.; »187 In six hours Miss H. H. Harris, Garfield, Penn.. tl4 In thirty minutes. Tlegreateit book cn earth. Mammoth Illustrated circular and terms free. Bonks on credit. Freight paid. Beautiful outfit SI. Ad. ress. «LOHE BIBLE PUBLISHING COMPANY, No. 705 Chestnut street, Philadelphia, Pa. A A gents and canvassers atten tton.—We will supply you with outfits free, save you expressage, postng outlay of capital Half a hundred wleot from. Permanent work for respon -tide men and women. See us. Wolffe, Eighth and Market. e and an articles to M B ESBRS. ('BAH L. WEBSTER & CO.. wish to correspond at once with a com petent book salesman, one who has sold ency clopedias, histories or books of the highest quality preferred. To the right party an opportunity Is offered to establish and control be sale of the Library of American Litera ture in a field yet anooenpied. Address, T. M. WILLIAMS, Manager, <7 Fifth arenas. New York City. LOST AND FOUND. L ost.—on hundayT a bark 'skye terrier, ra-dlum size, clipped ears and tail, with leather collar and brass bells. A suitable reward if returned to No. 711 French street. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES. TPOR SALE. OR EXCHANGeVorViTY' T REAL ESTATE.-The well known ' Prac tical Farmer" Hotel at Grubb's, Brandywine hundred, is offered for sale, or will exchange for city real estate; lias been licensed lor one hundred yesis; the only road house on the Philadelphia pike between this city and Ches ter; basa splendid bar and hotel trade JOHN P. DONAHUE, 51» Orange street, WllmUg ton, Del. FOR SALE. The stock, good will and fixtures of the wholesale liquor store with saloon adjoining, at Noi. 207 and 209 West Front street. This Is one of the largest, oldest, and best business places in the state. The properties Nos. *07, 309 and 311 West Front street will be rented or sold on reasonable terms, as the owner wishes to retire from bnslnes*. Apply to PHILIP G. PLUNKETT, No. 8WVY est Front street. WRECKED BY THE WINDS Pennsylvania and Other States Swept by a Storm. THE WHITE HOUSE WAS DAMAGED The Cyclone Frightened the President and HU Family, but No One at the Executive Manillon Was Hurt—Several Persons Killed and Other* Injured. Washington, Nov. 34.—A terrific storm, disastrous alike to life and property, pass ed over this city yesterday. A hurricane unroofed many houses and demolished Metzerott's new Music hall, on F street, killing one person and Inflicting probably fatal injuries upon another. The velocity of the wind was estimated at sixty miles an hour, and brick walls went down lie fore it like cardboard houses. The new Music hall was unfinished, and a number of workmen were engaged in hastening its completion in order that it might be ready for a concert which was toiiave been given in it Dec. 1 under the leadership of Wai ter Uamruseh. Knur Person« Hu r led. In the rear of the hall was the shop of George White, u tailor. At work in the room were Mr. White am] three sewing women. When the storm broke It became unusually dark in the room. A few min utes after 13:30 there came a sudden crash and the great 80-foot wall on the north side of the Music hall toppled over upon the smaller buildings that face ou F street. Under tons of brick, mortar, beams, Iron girders and woodwork lay the four people. A force of policemen and firemen were promptly on hand, and they started in ilke heroes to clear away the wreck. The task was herculean. All the three buildings of the K street stores, from Meuerolt's to Twelfth street, were buried beneath the walls of the fallen building, and more than half a dozen buildings wore wrecked. Taklug Ou» Ui» Victims. The first victim found was Clara Greens berg, one of the sewing girls, who was taken out quit« unhurt, though terribly frightened. Ijater the rescuers same upon the dead body of George White. It was bruised and battered almost beyond recog nition. A few minutes afterward Ida White, a daughter of the tailor, was res cued, badly bruised. The third girl is be lieved to have escaped. Accident at the White House. A section of the stone balustrade around the roof of tiio White House was blown down by the storm, and it crushed through the roof of the portico at the east ern entrance of the basement. The section destroyed was about twenty feet long, composed of freestone in blocks and pillars. In falling it carried with it a large portion of the cornice. The noise caused quite a commotion in the president's household for a few min utes, but a speedy investigation showed that no one had been injured. The flag in front of the building was cut in half as neatly as though done with a knife. The president was receiving the Minnesota delegation and was apprised of the storm by a rush of water under the south windows and the crash of the balus trade. He hastened to the private part of the house and reassured the ladles of his family. During the progress of the storm light ning struck the large gas reservoir at the corner of Twenty-sixth and G streets, and 500,000 feet of gas spent itself in illuminat ing the day. six Viet 1 1 at llinghamton. Binghamton, N. Y., Nov. 34.—During the storm here a terrific explosion oc curred and from the Parlor City boiler works came a cloud of smoke and the odor of burning flesh tilled the air. The cupola of the foundry consisted of u huge cylinder containing ten tons of molten iron. The bottom of the cupola was fastened by braces from the ground, and under neath was the fire used in beating the metal. The terrific downpour of rain had caused a stream of water to wash out the earth around the braces supporting fhe door of the cupola. Six workmen were in the furnace. They stood in a circle around the cupola waiting for the release of the molten metal. Without the slightest warn ing the braces gave way, allowing ten tons of the fluid metal to fall into a large pond of water. Instantly there was a fearful explosion, and the heated metal was thrown through thk sides of the build ing a. distance of 3U0 feç^ pnd ^he rear of the structure was wrecked. Not one of the employees escaped. They Were Fearfully Boasted. John McMahon was literally roasted. The molten iron still clung to his body, and when picked up the flesh dropped off, exposing the intestines and portions of the thigh bone, while he was otherwise fearfully mangled. John Gilroy was found lying near the door moaning in pain, the iron having completely destroyed thosight of both eyes. Martin King was badly burned about the face and upper portions of his body, the flesh being literally roast ed. John Nolan,Sr., and John Nolan, Jr., were terribly burned about the head and face. In each case the laceration had been fearful, the closing being torn from the bodies of the victims. Kilted In a Demolished Factory. York, Pa,, Nov. 34.—The works ot the Kette rer Wagon company, of New York, one mile from Hanover, were destroyed by the bigb wind. The building was a two story brick structure 73 by 300 feet, and was leveled to the ground. Thirty ployees were at work in the building at the time. Harvey Carbaugh, aged twenty three, was buried beneath the debris and every bone in bis body broken. His body was recovered two hours later. Joseph Nebby aud a man named Lan liuger were pinned fast by falling timbers snd were extricated some time after. Their legs were broken and they otherwise badly injured and may die. Of the thirty men in the works all were more or less hurt except two or three. The loss to the Ketterer company will be $50,000. The storm came from the south, and there was not a moment's warning before The crash came. Much damage was done on the farm of Latimer Hoke. There were eight buildings on the place, and all but one were blown down. •■in were Two Schoolhonses Wrecked. Carlisle, Pa,, Nov. 34.—A terrific rain, wind and thunder storm passed over this lection of the Cumberland valley Monday afternoon, doing considerable damage to property and probably causing loss of life. Many buildings are blown down. White school was in session at the Gra ham schoolhouse the roof was blown a dis toe waits lull lu. The following are the injured an far as can be ascertain cd; Bailie Fisher, pupil ; left aide of face out by falling glass. James (fills, pupil; faro rut. Miss Hertha Rudy, toarbor; right log broken in two places by a falling shutter, Lewis Wilson, pupil; nose broken by falling timber. Another pupil, name unknown; arm badly Injured. About seven or eight others wore slightly Injured. Miss Rudy was hurt whilu as sisting her scholars to escape. The Sunny side schoolhouse, two miles west of town, was partially blown down, and a number of the pupils were more or less injured. In llaltlmore. Baltimore, Nov. 34. —The storm struck Baltimore, demolishing barns, farm out houses and oilier frame buildings. Tele graph wires were prostrated. In the smith western part of this city a number of houses were unroofed. A tremendous rain and thunder am) lightning accompany the gale. In the harbor several small cruft were capsized. The most serious damage here was the destruction of a portion of C. S. Mallhy's large oyster packing house on Westfall avenue. Howard Yearly was hurled from the fourth story Into the water of the dock be low, hut was promptly rescued by the crew of a steam lug. He was picked up unconscious with a severe gash in his head. Frederick Lambert and S, (1. Mit chell. on the same Moor with Yearly, were injured by the falling walls. On the lower floor over twenty men warn at work, hut they all gut out in safety. . eign ,j im -mtc Exciting Scot Mt IIart-1nl>urge IIAltlimutmii, Nov. 34.—The hurricane did great damage by tliu unrooting of houses. Many persons bad narrow escapes from being struck by flying roofs, and a seventeen-year-old boy was blown off a trestlework eighteen or twenty feet high. His scalp was lacerated and lioth wrists dislocated. He is the only injured |M>rsun reported. The police patrol, telephone and flrn alarm telegraph wires are in bad shape. The high wind was accompanied by rain and lightning and the Pennsylvania depot was scorched by the latter. Two spans of the bridge crossing the Susquehanna two miles above ihiucanuoti were blown com pletely off their foundations. The Wires In H»<le Shape. Nkw Youk, Nov. 34.—-The blow the storm dealt the telegraph service of the country wasn't us bad as that dealt by the blizzard, but it was sufficiently severe to make the operators think of blizzard comparisons. Wire Chief Mitchell, in the Western Union building, said Hint the coast lines to Sa vannah, Augusta, Norfolk, New Orleans and Florida were all prostrated. The most serious troubles are west of Buffalo, be tween Baltimore and Washington, between New York and Pittsburg and west of the latter city. At the office of the Postal Telegraph company the service was report ed to be lu a bad way. Many Houses Unroofed. UKTHLKllKM, Pa., Nov. 34.—The severe wind and rain storm leveled fences, trees, signs, telegraph and telephone poles and wires. Many houses are unroofed in the country districts along the Lehigh and Lackawanna railroad and the damage ft very heavy. Telegraphic communication is almost eutiraly cut off in the valley. Sunk In the Hudson. Ntack, N. Y., Nov. 34.—A terrific rain storm and gale along the lower Hudson river has caused much damage to proper ty. J. Ü. Duvidsou's steam yacht Princess and many smaller vessels wore sunk. Th» City Hall Buffered. Jersey City, Nov. 34.—The cyclone ■truck here huff night and ripped the tin roof off the city hall in Newark avenue. FONSECA FORCED OUT. Compelled to Resign llritsll's Presidency by a Popular Uprising. LONDON, Nov. 34.— Floriane Peixotto, In whose favor President da Fonseca, of Brazil, lias retired, has been vice president of Brazil in the Fonseca government. He is an old and prominent general and poli tician and served In the Paraguayan war. Fonseca yva» forced out by pressure be Could not resist. The officers of the fleet now at Rio proclaimed a revolt, demand ing thnt Fonseca should resign aud give place to the vice president, Floriano Pei xotto. The army remained quiet, neither moving to the help of Fonseca nor against him, although It was understood that some of the leading officers were ia sympathy with the navy. Meantime a riot broke out in the city 1 and a multitude, all the time growing in numbers, went about demanding Fonse ca's retirement and attacking the news paper offices that supported him. The po lice were powerless, and the mob eù«'ÇtU ully demolished the obnoxious newspaper offices, the editors narrowly making their escape. Fonseca's associates urged him to resign as the only possible way to wvrt the worst calamities. Had Fonseca held out, he might pos sibly have taken with him a large portion of the array, but he concluded to yield aud avert civil war. The news of Fonseca's resignation was received with great juicing, and the riotous demonstrations ceased. All is now quiet. re Signing the Preston Petition. Kingston, N. Y., Nov. 34.—The trustees of the insolvent Ulster County Savings in stitution have decided to ask Hou. Wil liam F. Russell, of Saugerties; Judge Wil liam Lawton, Mayor-elect David Kennedy, Benjamin J. Wiune, John Maxwell, Fred erick W. Gross, Captain John Brodhead and George J. Smith, of this city; ex-As semblyman Davis Winne and John L. Mc Grath, of Sheoeaken, and Peter C. Black, of Kddyville, to become trustees. The im itions for the resumption of the bank understate Superintendent Preston's plan are being extensively signed. Forger Gerhard la JalL Norristown, Pa.. Nov. 34.—Jonathan H. Gerhard, cigar manufacturer of Doug lass township, being short of money to pay bis bands, forged indorsements to BITS worth of notes on the Farmers' Na tional bank of Pennsburg. Ho was ar rested and is now in jail. Premier Mercier Is Ropefnl. Montreal, Nov. 34.—Premier Mercier, speaking of the Uaie-des-Chaleurs affair, says the reports of the royal commission will be handed to the lieutenant governor In the course of a day or two. Premier Mercier expects that the report will exon erate his government. Judge Clark's Funeral. Indiana, Pa., Nov. 34.— The funeral services of Judge Silas M. Clark, which oc curred Monday afternoon, were the most impressive ever held in the county. A large number of distinguished persons I were in attendance. SHOT BY A MALE NURSE Pretty Mrs. Chapman Fatally Wounded in Brooklyn. THE DEED OF A JEALOUS FIEHD. Herbert Seearvonnt, Employed to At* tend Hawley Chapman, Imbecile, Endeavors to Assault Mrs. Chapman and on llelng itepiilsed Shoots Her. BKKKLTV, Nov. 34.—Mrs. Ci. Hawley Chapman, the beautiful wife of one of Brooklyn's well known society men, was twice shot yesterday and probably fatally Injured by Herbert Scoarvouut, a profes sional mine. The shooting took place at her home, 38 St. Mark's avenue. Shortly after 11 o'clock two loud pistol shots were heard in the Chapman residence. Detec tive Sergeant Reynolds, of the Tenth po lice precinct, heard the reports and investi gated. On the second floor in the front room Mrs. Chapman was found lying In a pool of blood. Her right arm was bunt under her. and from her left breast the blood streamed across her body. Hliut by the Male Nurse. In a voice scare» above a whisper Mrs. Chapman told the detective that she had been shot by the male nurse who was la attendance upon Mr. Chapman. Detec tive Reynolds left Mrs. Chapman to look for Scoarvouut. The bathroom door was locked, and this the detective hurst open. In the bathtub and undressed lay the nurse, evidently in agony from a dose of poison which lie had taken with suicidal intent. The detective dragged the man from the bathtub ami Into the room where Mrs. Chapman still lay. "Is this the manf" the detective asked Mrs. Chapman, who faintly replied: "That's the uun. He shot me. she fainted. During the shooting Mr. Chapman, who is an imbecile, lay in the back parlor of the floor below. He cried pitifully to learn Hie cause of the excitement. Reynolds took charge of Scearvount, who was still suffering from an overdose of opium. He was dressed, and in his trous ers' pocket was found a 5-cUambered re volver, fully loaded. While still too stupe fied to talk, ho was taken to the Souey hospital. Then Detective Two Stories of the Shooting. Tliuru are two versions of the tragedy— Mrs. Chapman's and that of the assassin. Mrs. ChaiMiian's version is generally be lieved. Soarvount, who Is about twenty nine and racher handsome, has been living at the Chapman residence several weeks. He was employed last summer. He had not been in Chapman's residence very long before he itegan to worry Mrs. Chapman with Ids attentions. He presumed on her youth and her husband's invalid condition. Mrs. Chapman went to her room to pre pare for # trip down town. She had about finished dressing when Scearvount entered her room. Without apology for his un mannerly Intrusion, he attempted to sub ject the woman to a gross indignity. She pushed him away and started to run from the room, Knraged now beyond measure, the man drew a revolver and in au lustaut tired two sliots at Mrs. Chapman. Scearvount was questioned about the tragedy aud he admitted the shooflng. He plainly declared that he was jealous of the woman. He said that she bad encouraged his attentions. He was locked up to await tile result of Mrs. Chapman's injuries. Mrs. Chapman is about twenty-three. She was married to Chapman live years ago and the wedding was a notable social event. Young Mr. Chapman in his time has been one of the most popular young men in Brooklyn. As a professional actor he was Joseph Jeffeison's leading juvenile and assumed the role of Captain Absolute In "The Rivals." He also supported Min nie Madderu, Mrs. Chapman will die. ä GOVERNOR ALVIN P. HOVEY DEAD. Grant Credited Him with the Key Battle In the Vleksburg Campaign. Indianapolis, Nov. 34.—Governor Alvin P. Hovey died ai 1:30 o'clock in his room at the Dennison hotel. His last moments were peaceful and conscious and his last words were an inquiry for his favorite granddaughter, Mary Menzlen. All im mediate members of his family were pres ent. The direct cause pf his death was heart failure. AlYlu Peterson Hovey was born in Poseÿ county, aid., on Sept. 6, 1831. He cated *il tbe Mount Vernon schools, studied law and was admitted to the bar of Mount Vernon in 1843. He was a good lawyer and had more than fair suc cess, He was a delegate to the constitu tional convention of Indiana in 1850. In 1851 he was elected judge of the third ju dicial circuit of Indiana, and held the office until 1834, when be was made a judge of the state supreme court. From 1856 to 1858 be was United States district attorney for Indiana. During the civil war be entered the UiT ion service as colonel of the Twcnty fou.-th Indiana volunteers in July, 1861. April '■*, 1863, he was commissioned a gen eral ot brigade, and July, 1864, he was breveted A major general for meritorious aud distiug.nished services to the country. He was in ooi.Hnand of the eastern district of Arkansas in 1S6S, and of the district of Indiana in '64 atfu '65. General Grant in his official report awards to General Hovey the honor of the key battle ot the Vicks burg campaign, that ot Champion's Hill. General Hovey resigned in October, 1866, ami was appointed United States minister to Peru, which office he resigned in 1870. He was elected to congress in 1886, served one term and might have been elected to a second term had not the Republicans nominated him for governor in 1888. It was the presidential year, and after a gal lant campaign be was elected. He lias been a wise and temperate executive ofll ter. His term would haveexpiredin Jauu »ry, 169)3. was edu common *> To Consider a Common Ratio. Paris, Nov. 34. —Jesse Seligman, who came to Europe semi officially to arrange for an international conference to discuss the establishment of a common ratio of value between gold and silver, was pre sented by Minister Reid to M, Bouvier, the French minister ot finance. The latter was compelled to say that France could not take the initiative in the matter. But he added that he hoped England and Ger many might be induced to co-operate with Francein arranging for a conference on the basis suggested. Emptied the Drawer In His Packet. An nnknown colored boy, about 16 years old. enter d the cigar store of P. W Beshsn. on West Eighth street, and helped himself to the contents of the money drawer. The police were notified but the thief »scaped through the back, yard.