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A HOME RUINED BY FIRE.
Mayor Herbert Burned Out By a Sunday Evening Blaze. CLOTHING AND OTEEB EFFECTE GO. Three Thousand llollar* Worth Goes op in Smoke White the Mayor i* Out For an Afternoon Drive—Bishop Taylor, of Africa, Preaches to a Large Congrega tion. Special Correspondence Evening Journal. Nkw Casti.k. Nov. 28.—Mayor Frank E. Herbert's pretty home on Delaware street above Sixth was ruined by fire yesterday afternoon, schools in that neighborhood were in full blast when the alarm sounded and in less than three minutes the chapels were All the Sunday "cleaned out." A large crowd eager spectators followed tlie fire department to the scene atid'some of these formed au effective bucket brigade to aid the firemen. The Lcnape engine was throwing water in six minutes after the fire was discovered. The mayor and Mrs. Herbert had gone out for a drive early in the afternoon and knew nothing of the fire until they reached home and found two or three rooms nothing but a blackened mass. , The fire was discovered by Mrs. Wil linm Keatley, who lives near the mayors residence. She interrupted lier hus band's afternoon doze by a good shaking, and the brave man rushed from the house coatless and shoeless. He climbed up a Tain spout, jumped over two or three roofs and entered a rear wiudow, closing the window after him to prevent any draught. Finding that the cloak closet was all ablaze he sent out the alarm. Patrolman Morgan was the first to re spond and t he t wo men worked bravely but could do little in the dense black smoke. In a few minutes the roofs were overed with firemen. A case of books witli $800 was miracu lously saved from destruction, work of the fitemru and neighbors alone saved the building and probably the en tlrp block. When seen by the Evkninu Journal reporter this morning the mayor placed his loss on household effects at $2,580 and on building $500.Tlie former is insured iu the Penn Fire Insurance company of Philadelphia and the latter in the New Castle county Mutual Insur ance company. The fire was doubtless caused by mice gnawing at a box of matches. Every article of the mayor s clothing was destroyed except what he wore. Laet night he and Mrs. Herbert removed to the residence of ex Treasurer William Herbert where they will probably reside until the repairs and refurnishings are completed in their own home. of ']'ii. Advancing Single Tax Theories. A Baltimore man interested in the single tax movement has furnished the secretary of the Single Tax Propaganda association with copies of Henry Geo'-ge's "Progress and Poverty" and "Social Problems" for distribution among the public libraries in Maryland and Delà ware and copieB of these works liavo been forwarded to the New Castle library. The gift, it is said, is opportune as the large number of siugle taxers elected to the next Congress makes it certain that this means of raising a revenue will be brought before the country in the near future. Bishop Taylor of Africa. The M. E. church was crowded venter day morniug by a congregation repre senting nearly every denomination of this city to hear Bishop William Tayl formerly known as the hero of Method isai in Africa. The bishop arrived iu town about 10.80 aud was accompanied by John G. Baker, Esq., and Rev. T. S. Thomas, editor of the Peninsula Methodist. Dr. Martindale, pastor of the church, officiated and Dr. Thomas asaisted. A remarkable feature of the service was that the bishop instead of reading bis scripture lesson recited it. word for word, much to the surprise of the congregation. His text was "lam not ashamed of the gospel of Christ." The bishop preached for over an hour and held his large congregation in rapt attention. In concluding his discourse he carefully described some of his ad ventures lu those distaut lauds. The Bishop Taylor Miason band was organ ized at the close of the eervices, the object of the baud being to contribute a certain sum of money annually for in fant nurseries of the church which are being established in Africa. Sad Accident to a Gunner. One of the saddest accidenta of the gunning season of 1892 was that which befell William Sterling, sou of Ephraim Sterling, living near Red Lion. The young man, who is one of the most sue cessful fanners, in that neighborhood / r. Mr». Isaiah Emerson Of Manchester, N. H. After the Crip jt Hood's Sarsaparilla Restored Health and Strength "Last winter I had the Grip and was quite sick. After I began to get better, being weak and run down, I concluded to try Hood's Sarsa parilla. seeing it recommended so highly. I must say that I was more than pleased with It. I^reooverod my health completely m a short I Am In Better Health than before I was sick. 1 feel sure that this it due to Hood's Sarsaparilla. Iu the package ot BaxiaparUla when I opened It I found a sample box of Hood's Fills. I was surprised and de lighted to 6nd how well they agreed with me. BO griping and no weakening afterward. 1 have tried many other kinds of pills, but Hood's Pills the preference every time now. I think they an just wondcif I°°4 » ul. I am gla<l to recommend preparations a» Hood's Sarsa parilla and Hood's nils." Mus. Isa lau Eu tniaox, East Manchester, N. B. HOOD'S Pirns cure Constipation by rutorln, tp* penswhic »cilon of the stlmsoUrj cans! two auch w ßakinef Powder Absolutely Pure A cream of tartar baking powder. Highest of all In leavening at rengtli.— lastest United States Government Food Report. Royal Ha kino Powder Co.. 106 Wall 8t.,N.Y. was preparing for n gunning expedition, when a premature discharge of his gun in the house blew off the thumb of his right hand, making him a cripple for life in the most useful member of his body. His relatives in the house hearing the dis charge of the gun were afraid for a moment to enter the room aud called loudly to the men outside to come In and help The young man soon came from the room and assured them that hiB wounds were not serious and he was at once taken to the railroad station and brought to this city. Doctors Black aud Tybout performed the operation of am putation, although the young man dreaded to see the knife put upon his hand. He has been using the gun since boyhood and has always exercised , the greatest care in handling the weapon and it was a great shock to his relatives. He Is now recovering at the residence of his uucle, ex-Chieftleorge Williams. ^ Incidents of the Day. Portions of the New Castle 'Woollen Mills and the Riverside Rolling Mills started up again this morning after a week's stop. This makes Christmas prospects better but all the operatives have depleted purses and not the best of spirits. The City Cornet Band lias received its pay for all campaign work from the New Castle and Wilmington Democrats and each member now has enough money upon which to go abroad. George Matthews, a well known young mechanic of Water street has decided to spend no more whiter evenings alone for on Saturday he hied himself to Magno lia, Del, and there was wedded to Miss Emma Meteor, a belle of that town. Mr. and Mrs Matthews will reside on Water street. Tlie colored choir of Exion M. E. church, fashionably dressed aud riding in four-horse hacks, came to this city yesterday and did some fine singing iu the colored church on Vine street. The pleasant autumn weather yester day brought out the fresh air seekers in large numbers. Hundreds of carriages and bicycles from Wilmington passed through this city, and the Newcastle and Riverside alive with people. A club of young Democrats intend t go to Wasiiiugtou on March 4, and are now making arrangments to charier u special Pullman cur iu which to attend the inaugural ceremonies of President elect Cleveland. The active members of i b« Ancient Order of United Workmen of this neigh borhood will organize a branch of the Adhesive Order of MngulliniiH, and spend one night a week laughing until they can laugh no longer. The Philadelphia und Salem Transpor tat ion company, which has done much business all this season at New Castle, is now sadly feeling the effects of the recent cold spell, the business having greatly fallen off since Jack Frost's appearance. The one steamer now running, the Major Reybold, will probably be kept running until January 1. The schoouor R. T. Maull is anchored in the river just opposite this city. ■ Orange street girls have adopted a bad and rather risky practice of ringing door liells, out of sheer mischief, and then hid The Btreets were fairly alive with peo ple last evoning. all hands being bent on seeing the comet when it struck the earth In the neighborhood of New fCastle or Port Penn. They did not even see any stars spilled. "Uncle Isaac" who was located in the old express office on Delaware Btreet, lias cleared out, he having found that there is not money enough in the pawn bus! ness in New (Castle to buy coal for his little stove. causeways wore fairly a m l'emoiml Event«. W. 8. Hofmann, William Cannon.John Schuhardt, diaries Lancaster and Kckert Tindal visited fair friends In Delaware City yesterday. Samuel K. Naylor, who has been spending a short time here with his parents, left last evening for Maine, where he will, with a large force of fel low-workmen from Camden, N. J.,prepare the ice fields for next winter's harvest. George Brough,formerly of Newcastle, but now of the Quaker City, spent Sun day with his parents here. William J. Keatley, who recently resigned his position as conductor of the Delaware Iron Works shifting train, hau accepted a similar position with the W. A N. railroad company and will remove to Wilmington. Harry Off, a Philadelphia football player, visited New Castle friends yester day. Miss Sallie Hubbard, of Wilmington, drove over to this city yesterday and at tended the servicos iu the M. E. church. RURAL PERSONAL EVENTS. Many Sunday YI«ltor»—X Fair and lU/ar. Hor»e Drop» Head. Special Correspondence Evening Journal. Fa util, and, Nov. 28.—A horse of John Temple dropped dead a few day» ago while at work. The animal was young, and no reason can be attributed to the cause of such sudden death. Richard Doody, who went to Eden, Md., several weeks ago ou a visit to friends and a gunning trip, returned on Saturday evening. Miss Hannah Duross. of Wilmington, visitor to relatives at Wooddale 1 was a yesterday. Rev. John D. Blake returned on Saturl dav evenin Princeton. Miss Bertha Allcom, of Philadelphia, visited relatives here yesterday. Charles Hartman, of Wilmington, was entertained by his son, Albert Hart man, yesterday. Mrs. Thomas O'Rourke had as guests yesterday Misses Lizzie and Maggie Kelleher, of Kaolin, Pa., and Miss Lizzie Brown, of Wilmington. A bazar for the benefit of the new Episcopal church will be held at Mar shallton on the evenings of December 8, 9 and 10 Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Mayne and Herbert- Mayne, of Wilmington, were guests of Thomas Lutnd at Laudenberg yesterday. C. Alexander, of Wilmington, visited from a viai** to frieuds in VI I his son, Walter C. Alexander, at Landen berg yesterday. The fair that is in progress in the hall kt Landenberg will close this evening. financial The occasion is proving a success. BIT OFF HER TONGUE. Mule Nearly Sever» a Cow*» Tongue Ily » Sudden Snap. Nairn«*« Snow Him., Md., Nov. 28. the farm of A. B. Nairne, near Snow Hill, stuck bertongue through a crack In the partition separating her from a mule iu the next stall and the mule bit Mr. Nairne la -A cow on off about one half of it. afraid that the cow will have to be killed. Oysters continue to improve aud the business of shipping them correspond ingly. The Siuepuxent bay is producing better stock than for.many years past,aud Chiucoteagucs are also plentiful and very fat. Northampton county, Va., in which President Cleveland is now sojourning, visited by President Harrison about He went on a gunning ex in u is on the see the lias his was a year ago. pedition and had plenty of good sport. Northampton county lias always been a Republican stronghold until the recent election, when it went Democratic by a good plurality. nev. Jolin Squier Demi, Port Dkfosit, Md., Nov. 28.—Rev. John Kquier, a Presbyterian minister and member of the New Castle Presbytery, died at his country residence Saturday afternoon. and treasurer of the Cecil county school board, which position lie had held for about twenty years. He was pastor of tlie Port Deposit Presbyterian church at the time of the breaking out of the war, and resigned to accept a call at Suow Hill, Md. Mr. Sq liier was u» native of Scotland. He leaves three daughters and a son, who is a member of the Cecil county bar. PENINSULA NEWS PARAGRAPHS. Mr. Nqttier was secretary Celery is scarce in Sussex. Harrington lias seven secret societies. Rising Sun, Md., wants an electric light. Gunners are more plentiful thou game on the Peninsula. The Sussex county forest fires have been extinguished. There are five applicants for the Dover postmastersbip. Tlie Kent county Bible society will meet at Felton tomorrow. Successful revival services are being held in Georgetown M. K. church. Handsome memorial windows have been put in Georgetown M. P. church. The water in the Susquehanna river is lower than it lias been for ninety years. A Denton. Md., colored barber named George E. Jones, lias fallen heir to $1,500. T. R. Burton, a well-known citizen of Hurbeson, Sussex county, is dead, iviis 44 years old. Rev. Clarence L. E. Wilson, of 8eaford M. K. church, lias gone to his new sta tion at Fort Smith, Ark. Delaware colored conference will con vene at Dovsr on M arch 0. It will be presided over by Bishop Walden, of Ohio. Mrs. John M. Purnell, of Snow Hill, Mil., recently found eight large black snakes in an uuused room in her house. They wero killed. Perry Barnes, of Carpenter's Point, Md., recently killed thirty-eight canvas hack and six red-hesd'ducks in one day. They netted him $86.50. The Northern Convocation of the Diocese of Easton will meet next week in Trinity church, Elkton, Md., Rev. George C. Sutton, of Galena, Dean, presi dent. Rev. John Square, nged 70, a well known resident of Cecil county, died last evening at his home at Port Deposit, Md., of a complication of diseases. He was a native of Scotland and came to Cecil county in 1851. For many years lie lias been a member of the board of school commissioners and filled the office of secretary aud examiner. He was a member of the New Castle Presbytery and was stationna during his ministry at West Nottingham and Port Deposit. He was a graduate of Lafayette college, Kaston, Pa., and for many years was a trustee of that institution. lie <1 , 4 Us. 1 m fi» % DR. L L. CABMES. Stricken Down with Heart Disease. Dr. Mil** Medical Co., Elkhart, Ind. Ozs-nniKf : I feel It my duty, as well ns a pUasuro, to publish, unsolicited, to the world the benefit received from on. MiLts- Restosstivs R rMtoita. 1 wo* stricken down wiib Heart IHteam and its complications, a rapid pulse vary ing from hO to GO bonis per minulo, a choking burning sensation in the wind pipe, oppress! THOUSANDS""« ,.r - -i glen of the heart and below lower rib, pain In tho arms, shortness of breath, sleeplessness, u cukness and general debility. The arteries In my neck would throb violently, the throbbing of my heart could be heard across a large loom and would Ftmke my whole body. *1 was so nervous that I could not hold my band steady. I hare boon uniter the treatment of eminent yhyjiir lane, and have taken potion* of Datent Meiliein» without the lent! benefit. A friend recom mended your remedies. Hbe was cured by Dr It lies'remedies. Ihevetahen *n» » n F 1 three bottles of your New fj | IRr I 1 Heart Cure and two bottles Nerrine. My pulse Is normal. I have no more violent throbbing of the heart, i **■* writ, man ■I ilneerely recommend every one wnh symptoms of Ueart Disease to tako Hr. Mill*' Keeton* tir* Hetnedie* and be cured Gypsum City, Kens. »OLD ON A POSITIVE GUARANTEE. 8, L. L. CARvaa. TRY DR. MILES' PILLS, 50 DOSES 25 CTS. For sale by all Druggists. OLD COLD AND SILVER 1'nuactl, nul ol'ntjlc, or not tVorlli He|Mtirfm(f, lake It nnsl 8EI.L IT to tiro. A. Jenkins, 4 E.THIRD ST.,WIL.DEL. C\V f Saratoga The most delicious TFjJI 1T~ ® O I 'zxzii'z. Ü issiiig'eii ^5 The ocT.y Table Water bottled with Its own Natural Clas lust as It nows; from the spring. U spouts up through 1A2 feet of solid rock and Is not exposed to the air until opened for use. ^ || A post lively pure Table Water. HOI.11 IN BOTTEES OM,\, XCVN i "The Pearl i I i Of I Purity ' 9 Water. I 1 M. Saratoga Klsslngcn Ginger Ale Is made from It and contains no manufactured Gas. PARENTS, ATTENTION! BOYS' SINGLE AND DOUBLE-BREASTED SUITS ™ OVERCOATS OUR JUVENILE DEPARTMENT contains the greatest variety and selected stock of Single and Double breasted Sack Suits and Overcoats ever collected in this city. There is not a style, shape or material in the market which we do not show in bewildering profusion. Great Go This Week. SCHOOL SUITS AND OVERCOATS ONLY $2.19. Garments worth $3 and $3.50. ust come in and look for curiosity's sake, if for nothing else. J HAMBURGERS 220 AND 222 MARKET STREET. MEM'S HALL RED 515 SHIPLEY STREET, WILMINGTON. We are Sole Agents for over 20 makes of PIANOS and ORGANS NEW STYLE PIANOS BY J. and C. FISCHER, over 92,000 in present use. A. B. CHASE, the finest Piano in the market. WEBER, unequalled for pure, sweet tone. M ATHUSHEK, recommended for full tone and durability. LUDWIG, sweet tone, full power and fine finish. SCHUBERT, probably the best medium grade piano. Also NEW PIANOS by JACOB BROS., MARSHALL & WENDELL, R. M. BENT & CO., and other makers, all of which we guarantee. NEW PARLOR ORGANS, by A. B. CHASE, CARPENTER, BAY STATE, TABER, STORY & CLARK, aud others. Old Pianos aud Organs taken in exchange. Pianos and Organs Tuned and Repaired. Boxing and Shipping and Moving Pianos carefully attended to. GEORGE E. DEARBORN, 515 SHIPLEY STREET. BEFORE YOU BUY It will be to your interest to examine the extensive stock and low prices of SAMUEL SLESINGER'S CREDIT HOUSE, NO. 706 FRENCH STREET. We do not bother you with what other houses are doing, or what they are not doing, or a long speech, but all we ask is that you come and convince yourself and you will find an elegant dis play of CLOTHING For Men, Youths and Boys. The latest styles in Ladies' Coats, alto for Misses and Girls, and Ladies' Hats. DRY GOODS, Â complete fine stock. SHOES ! SHOES ! Gents' Furnishing Goods, Furniture, Carpets, Oil Cloths, Bed ding, Baby Coaches aud a long list of other things too numerous to mention. We will sell yoa oa easy monthly or weekly payments. SAMUEL SLESINGER, NO. TOO FRENCH STREET. Open till 9 p. m. Tuesday and Saturday until 11 o'clock. 4 Until Christmas and during these four weeks we WEEKS want to do a big trade in every de partment at Sixth and Market. The stock is as yet unbroken,hut during the past two weeks it has kept us constantly watch ing to keep sizes and assort ments in good shape. Our Overcoat trade is MORE away ahead of any other year's business and we don't know of any more stylish or better garments to be had any where for the money. Diagonal Cutaway and full Dress Suits, prop er and stylish in cut, well made and at low prices for good articles. Popular tail oring at moderate prices with reductions inTrouscrs to close out some of the styles. Hats and Shoes selling better every day, as people become acquainted with the fact that we keep them. JAMES T. MULLIN & SON, 6th & Market, Wilmington. Clothing, Hats, Shoes. We have WORKINGMEN'S received a new lot of Shirts this week which we would like the workingmen to see. One lot of our very best made and best quali ty of Domet Flannel Shirts, medium shades, that was ever sold at 50c. will be sold for 40 cents. SHIRTS. WYATT & CO.. MEN'S FURNISHERS, 603 MARKET STREET. WM. B. SHARP & CO. MOURNING AND BLACK FABRICS. Ithadatnc» A rd Safi Undine Prlncett a. Satin I.uiori Henrietta, Convent Cloth, Frleotlne, Mervilletiv, Card! mere, Nun'» Veiling, Drap d'Alma, Courtlauld Crape«, Uro» Grain Rliadzamir. ure, d'f.ynn, Cloth. The Best Black Goods to Boy. Tlie Best Black Goods to Wear. Tlie Best Assortment Here. Fourth and Market Sts. Nothing Equal» FRAGRANT TRI-PIIOSA 1 For Clesulng SILVERWARE, k « * CHINA, GLASS, ^POTS^PANS. A Grocers and Druggists Sell It. ^ Vaw ETTER TOOK over your ward rub« and »«« If there are not »nm« garment« which, if properly Cleaned aud l>y*d, will be good a» new. B ft PwlfiBi A. F. BOKXOT, 710 MARKET ST. pi THOMAS McHUGH, WHOLESALE LIQUOR DEALEB, No. It3 Market Street. Wilmington, Delaw ! MITCHELL &, BASH i I. 219 Market Street. A GRAND OPERA n three acts will be the topic of conversation this week through the city of Wilming ton and vicinity, which will be played at our famous low priced bazaar. I THE OVERTURE Will consist of the FINEST as well as the LARGEST display of Dolls ever exhibited in Wilmington and will be placed in our north window for inspection this week. Don't fail to see themjand bring the children, as they are their delight. The first act will be entitled Cloaks. In this department we offer unexcelled bargains this week'. We first enter with an elegant Diagonal Twilled Jacket, good length, four but tons; they are worth $6.50; our price $3.87. Second, with an elegant Melton Cloth Jacket in tan. They are extra long, have welt seams, pearl buttons, noche collars and are tailor made. They are fine value, worth $7.50; our price, $4.98, Third, with an all-wool Diagonal Cloth Jacket, 34 inches long, four ornament buttons, tailor-made, with bound seams and trimmed in black fur; they are beauties and worth $9; our price, $6.50. Other Cloaks at equally low Cloth prices. The second act will be en titled Millinery. In this act we retain our reputation which we gain in the preceding act, with Lowest Prices at the lead. We enter with First, our regular $3 Trim med Hats for $1.98. Second, our regular $3.50 Trimmed Hats for $2.18. Third, our regular $4 Trim med Hats for $2.98. Fourth, our regular $5.50 Trimmed Hats for $3.98. Fifth, our regular $7 Trim med Hats, for $5.98. Sixth, our regular $10, $12 and $15 Trimmed Hats for $6.98, 7.98 and $8.98. 1 The third act will be entitled Underwear. . In this department our prices are WORLD BEAT ERS. We enter with First, regular 35c Ladies' Ribbed Jersey Vests at 25c. Second, regular 55c Ladies' Merino Vests at 39c. •Third, regular 75c Ladies' Merino Vests and Pants at 50c. Fourth, regular 65c Gents' Gray Mixed Underwear, 42c. Fifth, regular 75c Gents' Random Wool Underwear at 50c. Sixth, regular $1 Gents Australian Wool Underwear at 75c. Seventh, regular $ 1.35 Gents' Camel Hair Underwear at $1. The grand finale is a hearty welcome to ALL, guarantee ing that we have the LARGEST STOCK, BEST GOODS at the LOWEST PRICES. Mitchell & Bash 219 MARKET ST. Store closed at 6 o'clock 'except Tues day and Saturday evenings.