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TO FEED THE FIREMEN;
The W. C. T. U. Will Attend to This Part. DINNER AND SUPPER ON A LAWN. In Rfiponju* to an Invitation From tlie Inot pc Company, the Temperance I iiion \ nanintotinly Ilevlili* to Supply Visiting Firemen With Dinner an«! Supper. Special Correspondence Evening Journal. NkwCastlk, Sept. 29.— The W. C. T. U. yesterday uiiauiumitkly decided to accept the invitation extended to t In-union by a commit tee of Lunupe Fire company to take charge of tlie work of feeding the visiting firemen who will be here to attend the secoud annual Convention of the Delaware state firemen and participate in the parade here in the afternoon. The W. C. T. U. of New Castle, lias earned no little fame in its work on such occa sions, and the firemen having decided to have no beer or spirits of any kind in tiieirnew engine house, or on tap any where as a public convenience to the strangers in New Castle on that day. The mat I er was carefully considered for a week by tlie temperance union, and yesterday afternoon the invitation was accepted immediately after it was brought before the meeting. Ou the day of the big parade, eacli member of the union will si*ve a committee and a big force of women will turn out and work until a late hour. These commit have charge of a and their friends New Castle firemen, who have offered their assistance, aud who will wi •ri,u mler the direction of the member* of the union. Tlie firemen's committee to wait on the W. C. T. U., which consisted of W. W. Cooper and Frank .1. Dorris, assured tlie latter that there will be a commit tee at every beck aud call, to preserve order during the day, and another committee of reliable and active men at their service to keep tlie food supply ever fresh and plentiful. Lung tables will he stretched across the handsome lawn of the Leslie estate. Those will be covered with snow white linens and everything Will be served in tlie best style. The members of the W. C. T. IT. will attempt to eclipse even their efforts with the G. A. R. at their annual encampment two years ago, in which hundreds of veterans were fed and fed well. In consequence of tlie heavy reSponsi bility that will rest upon the members of the W. C. T. U., the New Castle branch will have no representation in the state convention of that body, which will be in session at Laurel on October 13, although arrangements had been made to be fully represented. Miss May Martin dale, who will be the delegate from the Y. VV. C. T. IT. to that convention, wilt, however, look after the needs of the mother organization of New Castle, while its members are so busily engaged in entertaiuing the men with red shirt» or fawn colored coats. will tees hundred wives if the veterans Di.EUNt.fl With "Vo Ancient Tonne.*' * "Don't look behind you. you'll turn into a pillar of salt, iu such a place," were the words of a fine-looking actor to an equally attractive actress, as they, with the rest of the travelling aggrega tion were leaving New Castle yesterday. The company appeared in a drama, at the Opcia Bouse the night before, and the usual slim audience greeted the per formers. 'The engagement was a long one. aud tnc members of the company left town in such a bad humor, that the star of the troop was induced to nuke that remark going up Delaware street towards the station? He was nick witli the towu and with the people, and it is said that some of the people who saw the performance were inclined to feel sick'before it was ovor. A Meinumble Twenty-first. William J. Hofmann, a well-known young man of this city, ami the son of Proprietoi Charles Hofmann, of the Jefferson House, was yesterday wel comed into niauhood ty one of tlie largest companies of young people that lias assembled lately. Early in the evening "the new man and v.têr wav tendered a birthday supper by ids sister and mother, and then the big congregation of his friends, having assembled at tlie home of Miss Cecilia VVeggenman, swept down upon him. and he was almost overpow ered by surprise. After the company arrived aud a hundred congratulation's been extended, many funny games were iuduiged iu, after refreshments were served and Mr. Hofmann had composed himself, he made a speech, thanking his friends and relatives for this kind sun prise and that he hoped that everybody had spent as delightful an evening as ho had. Those who enjoyed the evening's pleasures were Mrs. Long and son Charles,^ Mr. and Mrs. George Holmes and Mrs. Hartley, of Chester; Miss Susie Bundius, of Bridgeport, N. J. ; Mrs Louise Holmes, nee Hofmaun and son, of Brooklyn; tlie Misses Beatrice Coffman,• Stella Simmons, Gertrude Kuntz, Lillian Meredith, Annie Fleming, Jennie Saun ders, Sallie Wise, Relia Saunders, Mary Fleming. Bessie Kuntz, Cecilia Weggeti man, Emma Harris. Cecilia Collins, Ella Cline. Julia Tiudall, Editli Husliebeck, Lucy Taliferro, May Good ley. Clara Blackburn, Lizzie llofmanu, Kate Ma guire, and J. B. Sewell, W. C. Grimes, L. O. Wise, Elmer E. Hawke, Thomas D. Wise, Marion Gray, William and Edward Hudson, Arthur R. Kee, Harry Hunter, A. Brown Lancaster, C. Ferris Jemison, Joseph H. King, Jr., Franklin H. Gulick. I aud', I had ! G rape* That M ere Not IlipiÇGive Trouble. William Eagan, a young man em ployed in the New Castle Woolen Mills, was staken violently ill at 'his post of duty yesterday with cramps ,in the stomach. The attacked caused some ex citement in the mills. Several people have been seized with similar attacks this week and it is believed to be the re sult of eating grapes which are not fully npe. --- --_ g Thing« worth Knowing. Ladie»\ misecVs Colchester goo G,Sha\v*b. New crop fancy N. O. Molasses, J, 1, Boyie's Very best sweet potatoes at Thompson's. Plain and deoorated flower pots at Stoops's. iron troughs for chickens and hogs.Stoops*s. You can get cranberries at Thompson's Sea the tea*.cotIee and pure »picea at HovI.'b Pratt's food for poultry, horses,Thompson';*. . , _ , ... Incident» of the Day. A ahelf in the provision store of Charles T.sne«s»er fell vesterdsv with . x narie» Dancaster tell yesterday with a crash that terrified a number of passers by Nobody was injured and the damage to the stock was slight. b* 4 d £ê - A. J » a Fred W Hoffman returned yesterday l v D„ u ,ii, ._ -K«,,.*» K« !.. V tram from Headiig whence he had ridden on his bicycle from this city in twelve hours and thirty miuutes, stop* Dinar twin« for lunch piug twice lor luuoh. mal Baking* wder Absolutely Pure A cream of tnrtar baking powder. Blithest of all In leaveniiiK strength. -Latest Culled States I iovirlimenl Kotxl Report. Koval Bakiho Howneiii'o., mhi Wall St., N.Y. in tlie Evening Journal stating that tlie new sliver quarters were only worth 12 and 13 cents, lias been giving lier col lection of new 25 cent pieces to tlie children who do chores about the house. She has since learned that the children can get 12 cents worth of candy ou tlie first day and 13 cents worth more on tlie next with the quarter. MORE FIRST VOTERS MEET. Tlicy Organize to Vote ami Work for Grover Cl«velaml and Turin* Reform. New Church Organ. Special ('orri^iMNiidetu'e Evening Journal. Middletown., Sept. 20.— At the regu lar meeting of tlie Young Men's Demo cratic club on Tuesday evening, a Cleveland First Voters club was formed und the following officers elected: Presi dent Clarence It. Clayton ; vice president, Alfrod Tat man ; secret ary, Thomas Fouracre; executive committee, Purnell McWhorter, W. F. Metten, \V. t). Stack, Dr. Cecil Green. All young meu who intend casting their first presidential vote tills fall have been invited to utteud these meetings und join tlie club. The new pipe organ for Forest Pres byterian church, arrived yesterday und is being rapidly erected in tlie corner formerly occupied by the old instru ment. The invitations for tlio ball iu tlie Opera House, have been issued, aud the undersigned committee is composed of the following, H. A. Pool, W. R. Rey nolds, John P. Cochran, jr., E. R, Coch ran, jr., Clarance R. Clayton. John Kelly, Frank B. Watkins, W. B. Biggs, G. Vic tor Reynolds. Miss Malile Parvis tendered lier many lady friends a very pleasant and enjoya aille "High Tea" at her residence on Main street last evening at which there was a good attendance. The six new dwellings on Green street which have just been completed by Con tractor Z. T. Bradley, for Mrs. Fannie Coraegys, add much to tlie general ap pourunce of the street. Tlie houses were rented before they were finished. This is pretty strong evidence that Middle town is slowly hut steadily increasing its population. William Drein, of V'i'rrinpton, is spending a few days wiui mends in town—Robert Davis, of Milford, was in town yesterday—Clarence McIntyre, "of Philadelphia, is tlie guest of G. F. Brady aud family o-'ar town. A LIVE-. -..iYRNA FIGHT. Two Von t Its Meet ill u Prise Kin* With -Ounre Gloves. I • SlH-clal Correspondence Evening Journal. Smtkna, Sept. 28.—"Madison Square Gardeu," south west corner of Main and Commerce streets, tills town, was the centre of attraction Thursday evening. Early in the day it was noised around that a "scrap" would take place between two local sports "Fatty" aud "Chick." A large crowd assembled, and at 7 o'clock time was called by referee "California" Herb. Both contestants came up »mil iugly and after a hearty shake went at it for a finish. Six rounds brought the answer aud "Fatty" knocked "Chick" senseless. "Tiekey" acted as "Chick's" second and "Oxford" as "Fatty's" second; "Califor nia" Herb acted us referee, backer "Whistling" Steve was very much chagrined from tlio facts that all odd betting 2 to 1 was in favor of the looser. Considerable exchanges were made aud the receipts were of such a sum as to justify auother set-to* in a short time. Botli parties have excellent trainers and are not tha least soft. Five ounce gloves and the Maguis of of Queeubury rules were used. Fanners In I'arllameiilar, Debate. prevention. The only way to prevent It from spreading was to pull up the trees, Amendments to the peach yellows law were suggested to extend its" provisions over the w hole state, to make the time for inspection from July 15 to Septem bei 15, and providing that'all diseased trees be pulled up before October 1. Chick's Milfobd, Del., Sept. 28.—The prin I clpal subject discussed nt the monthly I meeting of tlie Kent County Farmers Institute at Harrington today was the peach yellows, and Professor Irwin Smith said there was no cure and no The Edmund,'* Crew Make Afladavlt. The Philadelphia Record says; The sworn statements of the crew of the lost Philadelphia pilot boat, J. Henry Ed munds, were taken last night at Capo May, preparatory to issuing attachments at Norfolk against tlie schooner Ralph Haywood, which rau them down clear night, by the schooner's wheel being put the wrong way. A new boat like the Ed munds will be built at once. on a Tlie accident was caused She Changed Her IMua and llealdeuc«. At last nights session of the municipal court Margaret Kane appeared and chauged her plea of not guilty, which she had entered at tlie morning session charges of selling liquor without a license aud keeping a house of ill fame, to one of guilty, costs for keeping $100 and costs fc ! a license. Oil She was fined $3d and a house of ill fame aud or selling liquor without The total sum was $134.75 which she was unable to pay. She is now at the station house. German Catholic Bazaar. The memhery of Saurotl Heart German Cath- «Ui* church, corner Tenth an«l MadiHon htreetM are making elaborate preparation!* lor tbe opening of their bazaar on Mouday evening. ctober 3. Dr »vious to the opening, the male | HyïtTvMim^ pïèce^wiU give a short street parade In the evening, tire ^'orks and red ligh'S will be burned off along 11 . aC i l aüOG.rnmii Catholic* « i'll ho ln*llnm ''riii Hnzaar Itself promises to Ih- a deckled succès», as already nearly Z.hllO season tickets arc dis S posed of at one dollar a piece. Those tickets entitle the holder to free admission durina evening while the bazaar is open, and also to some valuable prize*. The »urolith w ill boused for the payment of the debt of the church. Entertainments will he given every | evening while tlie bazaar is open, I If the Weather is Favorable, _ ttt . . , 4 . ,.. Zimmerman will attempt to lower the world's , «•ompetition record tomorrow afternoon at Hazel Dell Park. Don't min it. Watch for tlie opening of George K. Itu d.rt » jeaolry stur». 824 Market street. j George K. Rudert. THE PRELIMINARY WORK. Draining the Pool for Wasliingti Bridge Center Fient. Street Tlie Delaware Construction company is perfecting its arrangements for tlie pros edition of work upon the Washington street bridge. Tlie contract will doubt less he completed at or near the time specified in the agreement. Aivan R. Morrison, Civil Engineer Kinney and a force of fifteen or twenty men arc preparing the bluff on the north side, and commenced blasting operations today for the bridge site on that, side of the creek. A large amount of rock will have to be removed. Tlie pool above tlie first dam is being lowered by drainage so as to get at work tlie foundations for tbe piers. The railroad eauuot be furnished until the two piers are located for tlie center The work has been somewhat stand. delayed by tlie non arrival of lumber. begin later which time from New The contractor expects t than Monday morning, by the final plans are expected York. FRUIT BENEFITED BÏ RAIN. MORE RAIN NEEDED IN SOME LO CALITIES, FAIR WEATHER IN OTHERS. Farmers S ml I ng Wheal 111 Delaware. Farm Work Wei! Ailv urio-il for the Heaaoii In <Jueen Anne's County, Mil. Corn Crop Cut Short by Drouth. I 11 Delaware and Eastern Maryland duriug tlie last week, grapes, late tenia toes, and vegetablea were benefited by tlie moderate rains of the week. More rain is needed in some localities, to put groundjn proper condition for seeding, while in others fair weather would be most beneficial. Tlie corn crop is re ported as below the average. The rain fall came in unequal showers, being about tlie normal in northern central and southern sections, heavy in the District of Columbia and vicinity, and light iu eastern and western sect ion. The tem perature varied hut slightly from the normal, and nbout tlie usual amount of sunshine was given. The Maryland State Weather Bureau re ports the following for the week euding September 26: Kirkwood, New Castle County.—Tlie week past was favorable for everything Farmers are seeding wheat. In some places it is very wet. We had a very heavy rain on Saturday night. Queenstown, Queen Anne's County— We have had it very dry since the middle of August. Very few persons finished plowing their fallow. Tlie corn crop which gave such a fine promise in the early part of the season, is cut short by the drouth from one-quarter to one-third of a full crop. Work is well advauced for tlie season. Greensboro, Caroline County.—During the week moderate rains for two days were very beneficial to grapes, late to niate.es and vegetables; also favorable for plowing and wheat seeding which lias begun. The weather has been favor aide for farm work generally, except fallow plowing. We now need fuir weather for seeding wheat. Ceutrevllle, Dorchester County—In stead of cool and dry like last week, this was warm and dry till Thursday night, when a nice little rain fell, greatly bene fiting potatoes planted since the 1st of July. Our dry wells will not be re plenished until we have considerable rain. Wheat seeding not commenced. Salisbury, Wicomico County—The weather is still very dry. The raiufail has been so light for three months that the earth, in many places, is almost us dry as powder. Fallow plowing in clay land is still performed with great diffi culty. Wheat seediug will bo late and the crop short. VALUABLE ENGLISH HORSES* They Arrive Ii New York Safely After a Successful Voyage. One of the largest and best consign ments of thoroughbred mares, colts and fillies ever brought to this country, says the New York Sun, arrived iu New York on Tuesday ou the White Star steamer Nomadic. There were sonio sixty head iu all, twenty of them being consigned to J. A. & A. II. muinder to Tattersalls of New York. Neither A. J. Cassatt's celebrated hackney stallion Cadet nor Marcus Daly's two valuable yearling colts, which were expected to arrive, were ou board. They will probably come by the next steamer. The Nomadic had a very smooth pas sage, and all of the horses seemed to he in first rate condition, yearlings are a fine looking lot, and as soon ns they got on the dock they con vinced every one that they were alive nearly kicking t liât structure into the river. In the Tatteraall consignment, stallion Candlemas and the bay mare Ormolu attracted the most attention, although the others were a line looking Monis and the re Tha Morris hv lot. DELAWARE« HORSES AT PIMLICO Saladtn. Gy|iay Girl, Fascination, May Hell and Others entered for the Fall Meet. Dr. J. U. McCoy, of the Maple Valley Trotting iMaociatiou, Kirkwood, Del., has some of his best horses entered in tlie fall races of the I'lmlico Driving club during the four days liegiuuiug October 4. Iu tbe 2.40 class, first day are entered : Falkeiirhlge, b. ». ; Nut with, b. ». In the day. the well known brown gelding Fascination is entered In the 2.15 class pacing, which will be a feature of the third day, James B. Green's bay stallion Saiadiu 'is entered. Kaladiu holds the record for Delaware and he is expected to surprise the Balti moreuus assembled at Pilmiro uext week. Dr. McCoy has his brown mare Gypsy Girl entered in the 2.22 class trot ting, third day. R. J. Morrison's May Bell races at Pimlico today. The Delaware horses will be in the hands of the last drivers aud peoted to capture several prizes. F.uiniplt Mill stn|> Drinking. Samuel Parker, Johu McManus and Peter McGlinchey were before the muni cipal court this morning for drunken ness and were each fined $'J and costs. Joshua Emmett was agaiu before the court but, as he would swear off, au opportunity was given jiim. A charge of assault and battery against Harlan Taylor was continued until tomorrow. Three Workmen Injured, While at work at the Jackson and Sharp company's yard yesterday William P. Calhoun had his right ankle severely cut by an adze and Andrew J. Homey had a finger mashed by some lumber falling on it. John C'oyn was hit in the eye and received a painful injury by a bar of iron at the Diamond State Iron Works. Dr. Frist dressed all of the men's injuries. 4 class, second are ex Kucouragc Pure Sport and enterprise by going to see the bicycle races uext Friday afternoon at Hazel Dell, to be held under the aubpicea of the Wirren Athletic club and WUuiiugum Wheel club, A PRETTY HOME WEDDING. Mi HR I .mini V. Russell anti George C. McKay I nited in Wedlock by Rev. *1. C. Hanna. The home of Mrs. William Anna Rus sell, of No. 130Ö West Tliird street was the scene of a pretty home wedding last night. The contracting parties being Miss Laura V. Russell and George C. McKay. Miss Maine M Plunkett was bridesmaid and George W. Nealoy best man. The bride was beautlfully nttired in white heurietta with chiffon trimmings and carried a Ixoiquet of Marelieueil roses. The bridesmaid wore light blue heurietta. the groom and gioomsuiun wore tlie conventional blaek. The ceremony was performed in the parlor which was handsomely trimmed with paints and ferns. Rev. J. D. C. Hanna officiated, tile ring being used. After the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. McKay held a reception front !l to 11 o'clock. Among those present were : Mrs. Wil liam Anna Russell and children, Mrs. Abigail McKay aud children, I. Poynter and wife, Janies McKay and wife, Mr. Carpenter, and wife, Edward Carpenter and wife, Samuel McKay and wife, Ed ward McKay and wife, Charles Reese and wife,George Roberts and wife, Mrs. Wesley Zener, Mr. Berger, wife and daughters, Mr. McClane and wife, Mr. Kenney and family. Frank Morris and wife, Press Morris and wife, Mr. Rolling and wife, Edward Husoii and wife, Edward Scott and wife, Mrs. McCauley, Edward Mealy and wife. Mr. Linton and wife, Mr. Searlcs and wife, Mr. Martin and and wife, Mrs. Pepper and son, C. R. Holt and wife, William Holt and wife, Leslie Pyle and wife, Mrs. Maguigan, Joint Kenney and wife, Mr. Futty and wife, M rs. M isses gart, Maine Maggie Canter, McCluuc, Etta Steelman. Clara aud Lilia Miuniek, Isda Dent. Lula and Yirgie Jones and Messrs. T. B. Cartrael), W. H. Wolfe, Harry Steelman, AlfrrdStuggarta, Jordan, Harry and Thomas Stuggarts, G. W. McKay, C. F. Fox, Joseph McCafferty, Phillip H. Plunkett, William Smith and Charles Moore. Mr. and Mrs. McKay received a num ber of presents consisting of silverware, pictures, furniture, rugs and many other useful articles. The groom's present to the bride was a gold necklace. Tlie bride and groom left this morning for New V'ork, Rhode Island and Boston. On their return they will reside at 807 A^mroe street. A Stolen Horne Driven to iteatli. The horse which was stolen on Septem ber 10 from Lewis Anderson, the livery man of 105 East Front street, was found dead by Constable Alfred S. Johnson, of Coatsville on last Sunday. The horse had evidently, been driven to death as the harness was still on it when found. The horse was valued at if 175. Nothing has been heard of the thief. William lleisler, Mrs. Lizzie Carpenter, Addle Stag Florrie and liarrie McClaue, Guthrie, Gertrude Plunkett, Sadie Heebner, Sallie McKay and wife, Peterson and PERSONAL PARAGRAPHS. F. A. Dmld was in Newark yesterday. Miss hlla Nowlin has returned from I)oe Run, Pa. MissMame Parker, of Snow Hill, Md., ist he guest of Mrs. F K. Smith. H. C. Whitaker and wife have gone to South Dakota for an extended visit. Henry He«* and wife, of Fuir Hill, Md„ are veiling their daughter, Mrs. Benjamin Howoii, on West street. G. 10. Kirkman, L. A. Bowers, W. H. Con nell, W. F. Mitchell und C. W. Heald were in New York c ity yesterday. Francis C. Whittenberg. of 1120 West street, who has been seriously ill for many weeks is convalescing slowly, lie was able to be down stairs yesterday. Go to Hazel Dell park next Friday after noon und see nil the «reut bicycle riders of the country in competition for magnificent prizes. It in tbe opportunity of r life time. Kember that my stock is entirely new and all the latent styles. 824 Market street. George K. Kudert. _ THE BEST SET OF TEETH C/5 CD 03 03 C/> oca £73 a c/> X3 CG 03 'trr 03 nn 03 25c. CD ca CO FOR EXTRACTING TKKTH. Teeth Extracted Absolutely without Fain with my Painless Compound for Stic. tooth, warranted Perfectly Safe. Vitalized Air and GM H ISO CINCH. Teeth Filled —Gold, SI up. Teeth Filled with Silver, 75c, All other work I»west Prices, Teeth Extracted Kveninvrs. All Work Warranted. DR. F. E. SMITH, SURGEON DENTIST, Ofllco and Hcnidence. NO. 811 MARKET STREET. Graduate Baltimore College rental College ; ; j » f *Yc r 4 i K ItOnr', Colt* Court, Sort Threat. Oraur laSaenxa Whcoplig Conch Bronehiti* un Aathmn. a . ,m.u etir, hr Consumption I* Urn a!.,- * . :1 < . . ure r tl-t ia »■iTXns.a *toge*. CKUeut Yon will .to tho r». t-ll-m. .I-ct *ftor t-.king thn hrtt do,«. 4.« t *n t'lrtviitn. Lare» h-.tiimi Mift S«m« 2 by WM. B. SHARP & CO., MOURNING AND BLACK FABRICS. TTenrlrtta, Convent Cloth, Kricotine, Mervtlleux, Cash mere. Nun's Veiling, Drap d'Alma, Courtlauld Crapes, Gros Gralu Illiad/amlr. Clairette, It hud a mrs, A rd m ure. Satin d'Lyon, Cndine Cloth, I'rlncet ta. Satin Luxor, The Best Black Goods to Buy. The Best Black Goods to Wear. The Best Assortment Here. | i Fourth ami Market Sts. ARRANGEMENTS COMPLETED. The Route ami Formation of the Colum bus Day Parade Determined t'pou. The formation of the Columbus day parade and the route along which it will pass were determined upon Inst evening at the well attended meeting of the gen eral committee in school No. 1. Following is the route as submitted by I he executive committee and approved: Form on Fourth, right resting ou Pine street, march to French, to Front, to Market, to Klevcntb, to West, to Seventh, t« Washington, to Fourth, to Harrison, countermarch to West, to Sixth, to Tutnull, to Seventh, to French and there dismiss. The city hall bell will give the signal to start at 2 o'clock. The formation of the line was reported as follows:—Platoon of Police: Chief Marshall and his Aids. First Division— National Uuard of Delaware, Fife and Drum Corps, Grand Army of the Repub lie, Sons of Veterans, 000 (irauiinur School Boys. Second Division—Ringgold Hand, Improved Order of the Bed Men, Hyatt's Military Band, Patriotic Order Sons of America, Washington Orays Band, Knights of Pythias. Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Third division—Weccacoe Legion band, Ancient Order Cnttod Workmen, Citi zens' hand, Knights of the Golden Eagle, Ferd Fullmer Chorus, Aucient Order Knights of the Mystic Chain, Wesley onaves. Fourth division—Star hand, German societies, Swedish hand, the Swedish so cieties, Morocco Shavers' association. Fifth division—All the Catholic socie ties, accompanied by the First Regiment, Hibernian Flute, Neapolitan, West Ches ter and Athletic bands. Sixth division—City officials in car riages, firemen of the city. seventh division—Between 100 and 200 industrial displays. It is proposed to group 300 school girls dresssed in red, white and blue, before the court house to represent the Ameri can flag. The application of Sumner Post, G. A. R., for a place in the line was unfavorably considered, as a number of societies intending to participate would otherwise withdraw. Gooil Shooting Exported. "Tee Kay" Keller, Neaf Apgar, Fred Quimby, the Wolestencroft brothers, of Philadelphia, Captain Smith, of Wash ington, "Dutchy" Smith aud other well known marksmeu have signified their intention of coming here to participate in the shooting events of the Wilming ton Rod and (tun club, to be held October 12, 13 and 14. Washington gun clubs will send large delegations. • n Baltimore aud A Sick Witness Testifies. Lock Cloud, a witness in the Carpenter will case, testified in his bed before Judge Cooeh, of the probate Court, and counsel, yesterday afternoon. Read, of the recorder's office, took the sick man's testimony. E. A. Cook Stoves. We have the largest line to he found in the city at prices ranging frpm $8.oo to $25.00. THE FINEST RANGE, With latest improvements, only $12.00. HEATING STOVES. The Vesuvius takes the lead— the cheapest and handsomest stove in the market. Call and see us before mak ing your purchase. All goods guaranteed to he as represented. CLEAVER & HEARN MFG. COMPANY. 221 MARKET STREET. Sole Agents for Gauze Door Range. REFUNDING DIRECT TAX. J. Frank Wilds, Direct Tax Commissioner, will attend at the Register's office, Court House, Wilmington, from WEDNESDAY, September 28th, October i st next, between the hours of io o'clock a. m., and 4 o'clock p. m. SATURDAY, to PUBLIC SALE. I, 1792, W ill be mdd at public aale, Saturday, October At 10 o'clock, a. m.. A LARGE 4-KTOBY lUIUHNCi, In good condition, situated in tlie city of Wil minitton. N. W. t 'or. Si n enth and Shipley M*.. of ra feet 4 iuclies, and aide frontage on Seventh »tn*et of 06 feet. CAKtilAGE£, SLEIGHS, Benchea. Toolt», Vis*»», Bellow« and all other remaining con tent« of building. Alao one Hhare of stock iu tlie Star Club Stable, including the most de sirable stall !*• that stable, situated on Shin lev street below «Ninth street, immediately ad joining the new' post office, central location, easy of access and cool in summer. Sale to take nlace Seventh and Shfi Terms of sale : Property, cash, 3U days. Con tents of building, »jHit » ash. On the preumca, corner »lev HtreetH. KK1ST d. ALLMON, N. W. Cor. Seventh and Shipley Streets* lu W. biidham <fc Sou. a.ucU oi.ee r». ADVANCE Fall Styles MILLINERY. Wo are now sliow ing tlie advance guard of what is new in the MILLINERY LINE. Our lino of this goods is now nearly complete and from now until OPENING DAY We are showing a cheap line of Trim med Hats. ODR RIBBON STOCK Is now very large and prices very low. No. 5, All Silk Satin, Gros Grain at 6c. No. 7, All Silk Satin, Gros Grain at 8c. No. 9, All Silk Satin, Gros Grain at ioc No. Gros Grain at i 2 * 4 c. All Silk Satin, 12, EARLY FALL UNDERWEAR. Wo are now show ing* a medium weight Under Vest, Egypt ian Ribbed Vest extra quality, lon a sleeves. * « >• 25c. Merino regular made, value. Vests extra ? 39c. A CORSET BARGAIN. A regular r>0c cor set. elegant fitting, 39c. is real value. This LADIES' COATS. Our stock is now daily arriving and we have already in stock some elegant FALL STYLES at extra low prices. MITCHELL & BASH, 219 MARKET ST. Store closes at 6 o'clock except Tuesday and Saturday. Our store will be closed all day to-morrow, Sept. 22. Every suit KNOW HOW that goes fron|| Sixth Market a card for • Mahle liment. I lie kiiowjHi how ofm isst 'c 11 !v in each one. When « an ml, for I lie same .. «■V You've been paving h . ill-fitting — and wearing—clothing, gool goods well made and trim med, the reason is appai cnt. ami worst Fall goods are in am as usual, the assortmen embraces all that is goot_ in the clothing world We've gone over carefully the lines of the best marï ufaeturers and as a resu)| there is here the cream o the Fall productions. Colorings in Fall Need wear are shown in ou window, and at 50c not he able to beat JAMES T. MULL1N & SON, Clothing, (3th and Market, Hats, Wilmington. r QM K t c T Nr 1 I if™ L ■ J I s OUR WHEELS ARE 6001 AS THE BEST. Y Phwnix Pneumatic Tire, - Cleveland Pneumatic Tire, Crescent Pneumatic Tire, Wo have a most desirable list o Second Hand Machines, prices fron $35.00 to $!)0.G0, Pneumatic anj Cushion Tires. $14' 15 10 PYLE CYCLE CO. 807 Market Street. PHONE 353. SCHOOL Began Wednesday Septembel 7. We have already begun td supp y tbe Girls and Boys witl our popular School and Dres SHOES Of all desirable grades. Neat comfortable and at our unri vailed low prices. THIS WEEK Is Remnant Week tor ligh weight and light colored Ox fora Ties, Slippers and Higl Shoes for Ladies, Men, Boy and Girls. Our low prices wil make them go thfs week. BABCOCK'S FAMILY SHOE HOUSI ÜÖO MARKET STREET, East Side, Kant Side« Above Second. We will be pleased to have you look, and you will be pleased when you buy—MUTUAL ADVANT AGE. Our Lines of WINTER UNDERWEAR Are now ready for your inspection. NVe have a larger assortment of CAMELS HAIR, ßOc anti $1.25; RED FLANNEL, 50c anti $1.00; NATURAL WOOL, 50c and $1.00; BROWN WOOL, (Something new in Underwear) $ 1.00 Than we have ever carried. WYATT & CO 603 MARKET STREET. ■f PEmYJkäLLS J / asrt. iü»av- rt-UsMe. ladicc, Druggist for rVrAtulrr« I I'Tllffl' lirand li. Il.-d S»1 b'-U Dit I«üwl with bloc nbiMu. Ti!.e CVjno other. 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