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Youth and Beauty Danced at
Eden Hall Last Night.
O'ie of the 1'rettiest A flatrs of the Henson.
Visitors From Chester -What Is Taking
.Place In Wilmington's Soeletv— Another
Vretty Little Osthering at the Hotel
Richardson I a Dover.
AU communications Intended for Insertion
till this column should be addressed to Soclety
Ertltor, care of the Evkkinq .lor usai.. Com
munications sh ould be written on one side of
the oauer onlv
A pleasant dance wss bald In Professor
Webster's dancing academy iu Eden Hall
last night. The committee having the
affair in charge was C. E. White, Arthur
W. Bwartz, Hay C. Liuville and Joseph
H. Gould.
Fifty-three conples were present.all in
evening dress. It was ons of the prettiest
social events held in the city this
season. Those there were: MIsses.Etnma
Aydon, R**ba Townsend, Elsie Thomas,
Emma Ocheltree.MsyWhann,Rosa Frank,
Lizzie Neary, Fannie P. Devine,
Jenule Morrison, Bertha Brown, Ella
Brown, Mary Brown. Breta Bradway,
Elsie Thomas, Anna Thomas,
Blanch Butler, May Appleby.
Blanche Appleby, Bertha Underwood,
Helen Scott, Clara Scott, Elsie Moore,
Maty Kurts, Mary Thatcher, Mamie
Frank Hanby, L T. Layton, C Wler,
George L. Huxley, W. P. Morrison
Charles Truitt, Mslcom Baxter, Harry
Wright. Clarence Hollis, Theodore Har
man. Owen E Wyatt, Scott Beggs,
Joseph Taggert, H. C Klund. A. Welsh,
W. B. Pritchett, William L. Hamin,
William Zeigler, Leslie R. Casperson,
John Titus, John Neary, Thomas
Ulbbons, Fred Green, W. Harry
Blythe, E. Purvu Colinson, E
Moore, Jr., Charles Maroney. 1C Emil
Tiiggs. Warner Smith, George L Denio,
John D. Aspin, Joseph Heyde, Clem
Wheeler, Frank Garduer, John Carson,
Harry C Adams, James F. Harbert, AL
bel t Muhlhausen.
A number of persons were also present
from Chester, Pa
Francis R. Motison, the organist and
choirmaster of St. Michael's Church, has
resigned and accepted the position of
choirmaster of St John's Church, to go
into effect August 1, made vacant by tbe
appointment of W. J. Fisher to a plaae
in the veaery. Mr. Morison has a repu
tation in the difficalt art of cultivating
tbe boy voice and in organizing boy
choirs, both in this country and in Eng
land, having had training in one of the
cathedral choirs there. He intends to
introduce a new choir at 8t. John's the
I first Sunday In September, and with this
end in vi*w will at once organize a class
for the individual culture and training of
the voices of beys between 10 and 15
I years old, and any parents wishful of
obtaining a musical education for their
I children free of charge, can make appil
[ cation by letter to Mr Morison at his
address, No 90S Adams street.
! James H. HfTeckei. Jr, is at Bound
S Brook, N J
j W. C R Colquhoun, secretary of the
I Board of Health, baa recovered from'an
I attack of the grip
E Tbe entertainment in St. Mary's
I Church basement for tbe ben* fit of tbe
I poor will not be repeated this w<-ek, bat
I on Wednesday and Friday eveniugs of
I uev. week. A flue program of comedy
I ana song is being arranged for the cccj
! sion
Miss Mabel Curlett, who bus been tbe
guest of Mr. and Mrs Clous-r, near Mt.
Cuba, Del , for tbe past week, has re
turned to her home in Wilmington.
A musical entertalnmen'. will be held
iu tbe usw p trish building of Old
teiredes Cbutc'u u morro.v uiglit
Cards appaarsd yesterday announcing
tbe marriage of Walter D Walls, the
wsl> known telegrapher and cornetis*.
to Miss Csressa M , the daughter of Mr.
ana Mis. Edward T Bratton, on Thurs
day evening, Ap il 12 The ceremony
willb* performed in Delawi.rs Avenue
Baptist Cnurc .
Btationmastor Thomas Bdsou of the
P W & B, station has returned from
Kth .both
John Groves, s *u uf Bupatintsudsnt
firovus. of tli** almshouse, will remove to
Pip-ruvills, P* H*- wi I be accompanied
by h s sitter, Miss Ivu Groves, who has
just returned from a wetk'a slay with
friends at N;waik.
Special Correspondence Evening Journal,
Dover, March 28 —Mr. and Mrs. A
B. R chardsen gave a bail last evenlnp
at Hotel R chardson, iu honor of their
grandchildren H w» a quite a pleasing
affair A Urge number of little folks
were present and being In full dress they
presouted a ple-sing appearuuce There
were also q ti'e a number of young
couples present who also participated in
the dance. Professor Wehst*' - , of Wil
mington, w.is preaeut an I acted as in
Bttustnr Among the r.nmptuy was
notic-d ex Con*ul to Bmlaaux Hrrace
Greeley Knwlm,
Frack B yle of Phlladelphlx, is visit
ing his »«rents lure
Mi -s Viunie O.dil-s is visiting Iu Phlla
Rev. W P Taylor visited relatives
here yesH'dayiand to-diy
Mieses Katie Suakctp.-are and K'hel
Stewart ate the guest« of Mrs Clara
Miss I.iiliard. of N 'w York city, is tfco
guest of Miss Viola R*wan
Mm* Klva tiolllua ''.s returned fr*m
two weeks' *i It with relative! at Poco
moke City, Md.
Willi» u Drieu, of Wilmington,
visiting friend* ho «•
Simeon Pc ne -ill, of Greenwood,
vielt lug r-Ulive< her
Mias Alice Mills, of Clayton, is vuitiug
friends hero
Henry Barer, of this city, and Mbs
Ssdie Bradbury, of E'k
at the parsonage ot Union U E Church,
Camden, on Sa'urdav last.
Ciuip No. 5 P O S. r.f A , will make
ft iteriuil visit to Camp No. :l on F.id*y
next, vviien the d «créés of t h, order will
be confeir.d by a special team
Cump No 5, P O 8. of A ,
frat-ruel vi-it to John Doling at
bom*. No. 172« P unaylvanta avenue,
Monday «veiling list.
Tlie Tom Moore Club will célébrât** the
birthday of the patriot at llg tods)*,
Fourth and Shtple; «treats, to ntzht.
oil, we n married
(<■ /
? V v\
With the unprecedented success
of the genuine Johann Hoff's
Malt Extract, it was naturally to
be expected that imitations would
soon follow. Johann Hoff accepts
this as the best compliment which
could be paid to him, as only
persons am 1 'L,ngs of sterling
value are copie*! by the third and
fourth rate aspirants to fame and
distinction. Envy is at the bottom
of all social and commercial
One dozen bottles of the gen
uine Johann Hoff's Malt Extract
have the same strengthening and
nourishing effect as a large cask of
ale or beer, without being intoxi
Insist on the Genuine, which has the sig
nature if "Johann Hoff" on the neck
'Abel. None other is "as good."
ii. ner & Mendelson Co., Sole Agents, 153
*nd is 1 Franklin St.. New York.
Ulnofloil Horses, Trainers an<l Jockey» Date
For the West.
PniLADtiLPHlA, March2*.—That thefinsl
gleam of hope of horse racing lit Gloucester
has expired was evidenced when the last
of the racers which have been wintering iu
the stables at the truck were shipped to the
west. The only horses now remaining are
those iu the hands of the sheriff, held to
satisfy feed bills contracted by their own
ers. l)an Honig's biw string of about 80
horses was the last to be shipped to St.
Louis. Many of the horses are of the best
blood, and not a few- of them have won big
money Ht Gloucester.
At one time in the history of the Glouces
ter track not less than 1,500 race horses
were stabled then, and in the immediate
vicinity. Now there are about 50 specimens
left nt the place, und they are likely to be
disposed of soon at sheriff's sale.
There were 590 days of actual racing at
the Gloucester track, lasting from Jan. 25,
1892, to Nov. 30, 1893. There wan but one
day of intermission in ull that time. Over
12,000 people witnessed the closing race,
and it was estimated that the average dai
ly attendance was 8,000 from the first day.
It is further estimated that William J.
Thompson derived a revenue of not less
thau $1,000 a day from the track.
Gloucester is now a deserted village.
Nothing is left of it but the shad fisheries
—and they belong to Thompson a<£ ome
manufarluring interests which
scuut living to the inhabitants. It is ru
mored that Thompson proposes to make it
a summer resort of unique character.
More Charges Agslnst }î
KACIXK, Wis., March 28.—A startling
discovery has lieen made in the case ot
Mrs. Meyer, who was recently brought
hack from Brooklyn on a charge of poison
ing her former husband, Herman Groenke.
About two years ago unadopted sou of the
woman died very suddenly here. The dis
trict attorney caused the body of the child
to be exhumed, nnd the liver of the little
one was found to he iu a perfect state of
preservation, indicating < hat it contained
large quantities of arsenic. The body of
Herman Groenke wus also exhumed, and
the liver will be examined. Mrs. Meyer is
iu juil here awaiting trial.
I'rcndergast Attacks Ilfs Heath Watch.
Chicago, March 23. — Prendergast at
tempted to punch the eyes out of Charles
Johnson, his death watch. He used a
broomstick and struck Johnson in the face
twice as the latter sat in front of the cell,
barely missing Johnson's left eye. Pren
dergast was forcibly removed to the dun
geon, where he was kept four hours. The
trouble arose because Johnson compelled
the prisoner to sit down when he was at
tempting to make a speech to the court.
Hit; IhUtincc Due MeKune.
BltoOKI.YS, March 28.—Tho laiard (
audit of tlie town of Gravesend received
from George MrKnac and George W.
Roderick an itemized account, of the ac
counts of John Y. MeKnne with the town
for the year 1898. It shows Hint he re
ceived from various sources the sum of
(M I. vc. and that ho paid out $1151,946.45,
leaving a balance due McKane of #7,540.70.
Legislation at Trenton.
Tbkntox, March 28.—The Kepublicaus
of the house held a caucus ou tho bills
changing the manner of electing boards of
chosen freeholders in first arid second class
counties. Both hills were approved by
the caucus and report «1 to the house.
The bill applying to second class counties
was taken up and rushed through.
Imperial Decree* Not Revived.
I Rio Janeiro, March 28 .—The report in
regard to the revival by President Pelxoto
of the imperial decrees of 1833 and 1851,
w hich relate to the treatment to lie accord
ed all persons, natives or foreigners, who
in any way aid or abet a revolt against
tin* government, is positively denied in
olliciai circles here.
Miss Ktverson's Marriage.
PHILADELPHIA, March 28.—The marriage
of M. Jules Patcuotre, French embassador
to the United States, to Miss Eleanor I<ou
ise F.Iveraon. daughter of James Klveraon,
publisher of the Philadelphia Inquirer,
Golden Days nnd Saturday Night, was
performed at the latter's residence, 2094
Walnut street.
». Meyer.
Veteran Whaler's Suspicious lleatli.
1'KOVIIIKM I , March 28.-Craw ford H.
Butts, nu old whaler, was fourni dead on
the city hall stops under peculiar circum
stances. lie hud quarreled w ith George A.
Harding over Ihe ownership of a dog.
Harding was held to await tho result ol
an autopsy.
For bathing, shaving, beau
tifying the skin, scalp and
complexion, Woodbury's
Facial Soap is pure and a
sure cure for skin eruptions.
Prepared after 20 years' ex
perien cc. Small trial cake,
10 cts. 3 cakes, $ 1 .
John H. Woofiburv Dermato
logical I lis le, 125 W. till St-.N.Y.
Woodburyta Special Treat
ment*.— Hau and Mb, i
thi ; 4 Conplexion
at Drna
to« i«ar
er t
Defense Trying to Prove That
Miss Pollard Wrote It.
Th,* Missive fontrndicts }*:,rt of tlu* l*lnin>
tiff*. Evidence, mul Madeline Him Sworn
That It Ih a Forger} - —Judge Jore Wil.nl,
l>oe. Some Cron, examining.
Washington, March 28.—The defense In
the Pollnrd-Breckinridge trinl took n new
tack nud ventured upon the troubled sea
of expert testimony. Two witnesses well
known in Washington— Dr. K. M. Schaef
fer, the deputy coroner of the District of
Columbia, and Mr. Kdwin D. Hay, nn at
torney who is something of n local Chaun
cey Depew—appenrcil for the Kentucky
congressman, and their statements were
directed to the support of the contention
that the hand of Madeline I'ollard penned
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tlie black bordered letter in 1385, which
slip Inas most emphatically disavowed
twice over on the witness stand.
Great streu» is laid by the defense upon
the authenticity of this let ter—Rot because
ir runs counter to the testimony of the
plaintiff that Colonel Breckinridge first
called upon her nt the Wesleyan academy
of her own volition, but because they
think if she can be proved false on one im
portant detail her whole statement will be
impeached. The signature to the letter
also goes to support the opening statement
of the defense on a minor detail—viz:
That Miss Pollard had adopted at that
time the middle name of Breckinridge.
This letter, which has figured so conspicu
ously in the case and which the defense
will fight to get before the jury, is as fol
For the first time the keen cross examin
ing pow er of Judge Jere Wilson, whost
work has been awaited with interest by hit
fellow lawyers, was brought into play. It
was first exercised on Major Moore, t ht
chief of police, who was called hack to tils
pule some of Miss Pollard's statements re
garding the two interviews in his offlet
during which Colonel Breckinridge repeat
ed bis promises to marry her.
Major Moore denied that in either of th.
two interviews Colonel Breckinridge had
said, "This is one of life's tragedies," ot
that he had said anything about Miss Pol
lard bearing two children or isoug prig
liant. In neither interview had Colonel
Breckinridge said. "She knew 1 wus a mar
ried man when It occurred," nor had Mis.
Pollard said, "Yes, I gave myself to him."
"How long did that interview last»'
asked Judge Wilson in cross examination
"Fifteen or 20 minutes."
"A great deal was said that you dou'l
"Yes sir."
Ausweriog further questions, the mnjoi
said tlint he bail only made notes of what
impressed his mind after the interview wai
concluded; that Miss Pollard and Colone
Breckinridge had talked all the time. Mis.
Pollard seeming excited and doing most ol
the talking, while Colonel Hrecktnridgi
seemed cool. He would not pretend that
he recalled everything. Much had beet
said which he could not remember, us that
part of the conversation he hud recorded
iu liis notes would not have occupied mon
than half a minute. His attentiou had not
been called tp the conversation for tlim
months afterw ard.
Judge Wilson nud Major Moore.
Tlie second interview, it w as develop* -
under cross examinât ion, had lasted nearly
an hour, hud been less exciied thau the
first, Miss Pollard doing most of the talk
Mi»» Bollard's Letter.
WE8 I.EYA» College, July 20.18*4.
Dear Colonel Bueckmridok—Y our letter
came to me Saturday. I am glad you told
it would bo inconvenient to come out here to
the college, for If you had gone to ever such a
little trouble to listen to wliat sometime« over*
burdens a schoolgirl*» mind you might lie in
clined to lie provoked with yourself. A preach
er'» opinion of little affair» of mine would cause
premature gray hair», where your opinion
might clear away all doubts and fears and let
me be quite free hearted ugain. i think. 1 have
»repured you for a divorce case; but, listen, it
is worse tlmn that.
If a certain person should advance funds fo»
my tuition here al school for three >ear» un del
tho promise that I marry him ut the expiration
of the time, could he do anything if (would
not marry him, but teach and refund all he hud
advanced? 1 know you think, "Why tho de
But on no other terms will he. agree. When
a girl \uiitii nothing but a good education and
means to obtain such are denied her, what !»
»lie to do but take the only chance she is evei
likely to bave. I liked your face, and 1 am sur«
1 would like you, and if at any future time you
are in the city ami would care to come around
remember t.hat home faces are alw ays welcome
1 am very respectfully yours.
Madeline H. Pollard.
"This was the interview of the 17th
May, when Miss Pollard narrated tlmt *h*
lay on the sofa, Colonel Breckinridge sat
beside her, and afterward lie took hei
hand iu his and your hand nud promised
to marry her! 1 " repeated Judge Wilson
aiming to emphasise au old score.
"Yes, sir."
Then when Judge Wilson asked if any
thing hail been »aid or done to Indicate
that t he promise of marriage was merely
a scheme between the two
made in good faith the defense was stren
uouh in its objections, protesting that
called for an opinion which should both«
province of the jury, not of a witness.
Judge Bradley admitted it, however,
and the major said nothing had been doiu
of t he sort to indicate a scheme such
had litten described.
After some minor points tiad lieen dis
cussed Dr. Schaeffer was called,
sou stirred lip such u cloud of verbal dust
around the expert's testimony that th«
spectators hardly knew whether the lettet
purported to have cvuie front the plaintiff
to the defendant or the reverse.
During the cross examination Mr. Wil
sou endeavored unsuccessfully to makt
Dr. Sohaeller asseut to the proposition that
from a nutter of letters dissimilar he had
irawn the conclusion that, t he two letter*
were written by the same person. He did
ivoke the admission that handwriting was
«omet imes so skillfully forged os to deceive
From the word "July" in the contested
parties not
Mr. Wil
It bml been writ tea bvn personhaving Ire«
i-»«». «hiu ti»- ligure* follow
ing, "IKK," went by tut unskilled, inexpert
band, blit the expert would not agree to
the hypothesis
Finally Judge Wilson challenged Hr.
fchneffer to point out sintilarities between
(lie nllejteil forgery mul another letter, lie
noted the words "anil" and "suspicion,"
ilso the letters "I" and "it," referring to
nis note I look, alsoothersimilarities. Whilo
ic had not been told wliat the defense
wanted to prove by hint. Or. Schaeffer con
:ludtd, he had inferred, lie would not
bave permitted anyone to tell hltu that
they wanted him to testify to uuy particu
lar thing.
Fan With Colonel nay.
A brief redirect examination broni.ht
this testimony to n close find brought to
;he stund the |sirtly form und beaming
lace of Mr. Edwin 11. Hay, who gave bis
yocupation as member of the bar; wild that
ae had devoted special attention to com -
jarlaon of handwritings for 25 years, and
among other eases be tia.l testified ns an
•Xpert in the celebrated Oliver-Camcron
saxe, in which the hue Senator Simon
"au.er. m of i'eiiuxy Ivunia had been the de
"Now, Major Hay," began Mr. Butter
"Not 'major,' thunk you," interrupted
Mr. Hay, with a graceful wave of the
"Colonel, if you please," put in Judge
"He is not from Kentucky," exptatnad
fudge Bradley.
"Then he is not armed," Mr. Butter
A-orth said.
Beginning his testimony, Mr. Hay said
.hat uu examination and comparison had
amvinced him that the "Wessie" Brown
elter and the letter in question were, writ
ten by the same band. There was a free- j
e and carelessness iilmut t he lat
lorn, eus
*r w hich dispelled the idea that it was a
itudied Imitat iou. The lower loops of I sit h
letters exhibited the same characteristics.
rhe"u's" w ere the same, and the capitals
•xhibited a variety of styles not found in
orgeries. Upon a blackboard which wm
sung beside him Mr. Hay proceeded to
live uu exposition, and he was about to
-xliibit the letter to the jury when Mr.
Wilson objected that the letter h:ul not
fet been placed in evidence and was sus
.uined by Judge Bradley, Mr. Shelby pro -
;esting tiint it was customary to show dis
puted letters to the jurors in the first in
•tauce and permit them to judge for them
Judge Bradley ended the controversy by
aying that letters were not now submit
;ed until there had been sufficient evidence
hearing on the genuineness of the docu
ments to justify it. F.xpert Hay talked lik«
i writing master before his class, handling
Ihe different specimens of Miss Pollard's
hand aud explaining how they had been
aiHde at different times with different
pens and with pens held iu different posi
"Colonel, colonel," began Judge Wilson
In cross examination, whereat another
laugh at tlie expense of Mr. Hay traveled
»mong ids professional colleagues in court.
Jmlge Wilson tjulzr.es Hay.
Judge Wilson was proceeding to inquire
about the number of experts in the Came
ron ease when the defense objected. Colo
nel Phil Thompson protesting: "We are
uot trying the Cameron case. This may
lie a niece of hers, but it ain't the same
Judge Wilson explained that he wanted
to show that there were experts on both
sides in every case. Major But terworth de
clared that two meulooking ul a dog fight
would testify differently.
"But the difference iu thecaseof the dog
fight," retorted Mr. Wilson, "is that l
would la* looking at tbe under dog anil my
friend Butterworth at the upper dog."
Tlie question was filially admitted, nud
Mr. Hay told that he had been ou the side
of Senator Cameron in the famous ease
ami that a majority of the experts were.
"Call it the Oliver case," remarked Mr.
' Probably because Senator Cameron had
the greater resources he was able to secure
a majority of the experts," ventured Mr.
Judge Bradley rapped sharply on his
warniug the attorneys that their
*ide remarks und laughter must be stopped,
Mr. Hay gave it as his opinion that liand
writing could uot be successfully imitated
iu " l""* *«*ter, «'»1 Mr. \\ ilson asked him
•* •!»' person who wrote the contested let
ter *»«"1 uot given himself away by a too
free use of I lie pen in the word July.*
Mr. Hay denied that such wus the case,
Miss Pollard s was a very difficult humi
writing to imitate, if not an impossible
°»i*- imitators in some pinces must show
nervousness, but in the letter before him
there were no traces of it. Mr. Hay said
that Desha Breckinridge, son of the d*
fendant, had brought him the letters, hut
young Breckinridgo would not permit to
be explained to witness w hat was expeut
ed to lie proved uutil witness had made
•'i ft investigation, although he had sur
misrd it. After declaring that no person
could have the nerve successfully to im
Rate another's handwriting through a
long letter—a declaration w hich involved
sparring over the moral and physical
aspects of the w ord "nerve'—Mr. Hay
bowed himself from the stand, and court
More (.riivi smili r« Convicted.
Brimiklyx, March 28. —Sixteen of tin -
lira* t'M'11' 1 electiou officers were sentenced
to the penitentiary for terms varying from
three mouths to '211 «lays yesterday. Some
were lined also.
I>Lm |t point ftl I .over Kill*« Hhu*elf.
Poî GHKFKl'siK. N.Y., March 38.—Charle»
Miller, 20 years of age, committed suicide
by «liiMdinur himself in the head. It is said
Hint Miller Imd lieen recently tlUappoiuteil
lu u love allai r.
Brazilian Kct'iigees Lamlcil.
Montevideo, .Vnrch2t*.— 1 The Portuguese
warship Alfonso de Alberqnerque landed
Ik) insurgent officers and 170 sailors at the
quarantine station nt Buenos Ayres.
Potter Palmer Very III.
Clin Atat. March 28.—Potter Palmer, who
is suffering from something like nervous
prostration and has been confined to his
house for a month, is still very ill.
Investigating Troy Viert ion Fraud*.
Al.fiAST, March '28. The examination o(
witnesses iu the alleged election frauds in
the city of Troy was continued in thiscity.
Czar'» Liver Affected.
ST. PKTF.RSIUIKC., March 28.—The czar is
suffering from a liver affection consequent
upon his recent illness.
Hanged Himself From a Lnen.t Tree.
XVAi'K, X. Y-, March 28.—Louis Wohl
gemut it, it retired well to do butcher
Stack, committed suicide by banging
himself to a small locust tree.
u C'ruHriiiig.
Nkw HAVEN, March 28.—William Scent,
a farmer living near Branford, was killed
at the depot crossing in that town by the
New Haven express.
Barbers' National Convention.
Pnr'8* r.G. M'ireh 28—The annuel «e.
tioa of the National Barbers' association
Farmer Scent Killed
Missed a Meal on the March to
Although the Army Hail Vo IMiiner, They
Traversed a t ree I.duel, liante Twelve
Mile. I. -mg Honor, - .taxon, tli.* brer■ itrio
Advance Guard.
Ai.uam i:, Mnr. li 28 —Twelve miles
of the longest Iree lunch route on record
were mapped out for the Coxey caravan.
January weather was alro on the pro
gramme, lmi the sympathy of people along
I he line of march is making it po-si ble for
the men to progress wit hout any particular
hardship. They Were cheered by sausage,
ham, dry hr. a.I and black coffee.
Soap is still among t be t bingo invisible,
and there is III. danger (liât miylssty is
going to mistake this for a turnout, of
plutocrats. Only t he holm contingent is
provided with soup, it is not particular
about using it. All luxuries ate carefully
The health of the marchers bns been
remarkably good considering tin ir experi
ence. Meals that are irregular when pro
vided nt nil null sleeping on frozen ground
with a scant covering of straw me not
ordiunrily considered conducive to a man's
physical well being.
With the Army.
At noon the commonweal arrived at
Maximo, the capital of Washington town
*hlp. Walking win* nil ugreeable expe
rience, hut tile ridera bad a chilly time ot
Mondial Browne led Ida Mtallion over
The territory
traversed presented a deserted appearance.
A thin covering of snow was on the fields,
and not to exceed a dozen people had as
■embled in the streets to see the common
weal march by. Flocks of chickens strut
ting around the big red barns of this sec
tion were the subject of remark, but no
man undertook to molest them. Army
tongs were rendered under the direction of
Astrologer Rutland's newly organized
?lee club.
On the way the army passed the lonely
:ump of Honore Jaxon, the Chicago half
breed. He is tbe queerest character in the
amp. hut there is method in his mndnew,
and the end sought is free advertising, llc
*t«rted from Massillon with only a sack ol
>tttmeftl a* his food supply. His plan is
to keep a few hours ahead of theexpedi
lion, aud he is looked upon as a fore
His fur cap, woolen coat, blanket nud
moccasins serv ed ns mi excellent protec
tion against the weather, mid be carried a
light ux to Iw used for carving firewood
and possibly tramps. His camp was seen
in n dense brush near the road lea.ling to
Mnximo, but he bad passed on toAllinuee.
He had cut down a lot of tree branches for
the construction of a rude cabin, and be
tide it were the embers ot his campfire.
As n rule people viewed the caravan
from their houses, mid not to exceed a
dozen viewed ll from tbe roadside. At
Maximo alunit 50 men hud assembled, but
owing to the small number the plan of
holding a meeting was ahnudoued. The
march is conducted nt the rate of about
three miles per hour. At the end of almost
every mile a hall is called to rest the men
mi<l horses. A score of men was all that
witnessed the departure from Louisville.
The army arrived in Alliance footsore
and weary ami at once set out upon it beg
giug expedition. Toes have begun to peep
from shoes that have yielded to t he hard
service of the march, and the lack of clothes
is still severely felt. Clothing and other
supplies w ere asked for, hut little was ob
tained. No dinner, and only cheese, bread,
potatoes* and black coffee on the evening
bill of fare, havu caused much grumbling,
und it may lead to open mutiny.
Covey Leaves Temporarily.
Coxey went to Chicago lost night, but lie
will be back today. He and Browne ad
dressed a crowd in the opera house-.
Browne's plausible defense of the crusade
brought applause and $10.1«. Camp Amin
L. Diggs will be established at 8nletn to
Tlie army was tendered for sleeping
quarters the Independent church nud a
vacant storeroom, but tho invitation wits
refused. "We have plenty of fresh straw,"
said Marshal Brow ne.
I). W. Smith and W. H. Rickard have
collected more food than can be carried in
the commissary wagons, and the men nre
wondering, in view of the scant fare at
supper, wlmt has liecome of it. About <0
nun were mustered in yesterday, f'oxey's
departure has caused rumors that the ex
IH-dition is nlKiut to collapse. Unless he is
ruined financially some sort of a procession
will certainly reach Washington. The of
fice of historian was created, and It will lie
filled by Henry Vincent, the Chicago n
former. The camp Ht the Alliance fui
grounds is tile best located of the I rip. Th
tents are sheltered by a heavy wood, and
there .s plenty of water at hand.
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* large part of the route.
toL Ve
• ;
g E-i - r
Bark OmreiTV PlLLt will reduce your
a-tditht PKRUANENTLY frtun 12 to 15pound»
* montlt. NO STAKVING »Ickne»» oi lnjnry;
They hulld uu the health
and Wutify the coinuWxfon waving NO
w « iNhi.t-.s or tlabbineaa. 8TODT All
OOM e.N'H and difTlcult breathing »uroly re
lieved. NO t.X HÜKIMKNT, but a scientific
tiul iKtsitive relief, adopted only after y*
*f ext-erlence. All oniers »upplied di
from oar office. Price $2.00 i»er package, or
three packages for $5J0 by mail postpaid,
l'est!monial» atwi particulars (sealed; 8 cents.
%ll eorrespoudenee fttrletlf Contldeatlal.
edy Co., Boston, Mass.
When rou find anything popular you nay
fiepen t-upon It that It poaaeeaos' super or
merit. Duffy'* Pure Malt SVhtakey has been
upon the market 20 years, anil has tiao its
purity guaranteed by the best physician* to
America, A large percentage ot the whiskies
of which we hear are cheap ailulterations -
Gutty's ie not. H can be obtained of all
reliable druggists and grocers, and alt persot a
should Insist upon having Duffy's and not be
piirsn-fied to take any other. Beud for
illustrated pamphlet.
NO I'l BMt in
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• he
of the Court of üeneral .Sessloim of the
Peace ard Jail Delivery of the Htnta of
Delaware, tu and fur New Cast le countv.
VVt*. the unoersigtied, re-p« ctuble cittmns
sud subs' am lai freeholder» of the Seventh
anl, of the city of Wllinlr gton, do hereby
certify that Dennis Dougherty, the owner and
occupant of the store aituatedat the south
caai comer of hcott ntreet and Lovering
avenue, iu the heventh want, rlty, county
and »late aforesaid, and dtstciibiii in ids
application, and who la an applicant for a
license on Monday, the 7th da\ of May, A. P.,
1N»4, being the next term of said court, for
the sale of Intoxicating llqnors in quantities
not less than one-half gal lui therein, not to
be drunk oh the promt»«», he being a licensed
retailer of goods, wares and merchandise, the
aggregate cost value of his stock constantly
kept on hand for sale Is not lets than five
hundred dollars; ho Isa man of full age. of
►ob let y ami good moral character; that such
•»le of iutox «attng liquors »I said placets
necessary to accommodate the public; that
ho Is tl.e owner of s»hl house, and the true
rental value la six hundred dollars, and the
following respectable citizen» and substan
liai freeholders of said waul, at least twelve
o* whom are respectable freeholders of said
w»r*l, ft commend the said application, viz:
John Vt. Harvey PatrU k Desmond
Kdwar.l J. McURtigeli.lames MrVey
Dr. 11. C. Moore
\\ m. A. Harm*
Kdwartl K. Davis
■lohn Hums
aid ruts
Adrien liugurs
.Unies W. Ware
Michael Hakey
C. McLaughlin
Hamilton Stewart
r -
Andrew Traynor
Hum it Mr Bride
Tho». F. Flfun
.lohn Lelihoff
Robert e.rt
Thoitm* Dotul
Itornai.l Kelly
.1. F. Kelly
John Haxter
8 Garland
John T»itt*nany

1 1
j iidgf » of lie ( 'ourt of I tenoral See« Ion»
of the Pe«ci and Jail Delivery of the »State
ol I >t*i m warc In and for Ne 1
We, the uudernlgned,
/.en» amt »uhMahtlal freehohler» of the Fir»l
I of the city of Wiludnuton, do hereby
e-rtlfy that William Baxter and Matthew
Baxter, trading a» v\ illtam Baxter A Bro.the
owner» and occupant» of the »tore situated at
•«nut heart corner Fourth aud Shipley
street*. In the Klr»t ward, city, oOQbt)
and Mate aforesaid and dtscribed iu tlieirap
pit atioii, and who are applleantafor license
• n Monday. 7th day of May. A. Ih, HM, l»eing
tha next term of »Aid court, for the »ale of
intoxicating liquor» in quantities not les»
th« n one-half gallon therein, potto he drunk
the pr» mises, they being licensed retailers
of good», w Mies and inercliandlse; the aggro
v ate cost value of their stock constantly kept
m humt for aalOi not leeaUian ii\e bund rod
dollar»; they are n en of full age, sobriety anti
good moral character; that such sale of In
toxicating liquors at said place I» necessary
to urcommodaie the public: that they are the
owners of said >tore, and the true rental
value Is five hundred dollars, and the follow
ing respectable citizen» and substantial free
holders of aald w ard, at least twelve of.whom
respectable freeholder! of said ward.
recotmiH'iid the »aid »indication, viz:
W. H. Jack Tho». I. Russell
* u T. B. I
James McKenna James* hristy
I a mes H. Harkins SC. J. McManus
James McCartney Ueorge O'Neill
Harry Christy S. Ih Forbes
Andrew \\ llhelm H. J. Met'all
Wm. Huber Milton J. Bowers
Fred Well Hr. A. Blckta
iiarles A. Winslow J*s. B Ôlimon
John ita»1er W, II Mered'th
John Pyle Win. J Keurney
Samuel Finley Tlteodorw (Herman
»|..d WITJJAM R A X T % H dt BRO.
w raalln county.
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111)11(4111* I*T5
t'Atttl* K
GTH.'K.- I,
tlie owner slot occupant of tlie Lous
soul heart
-hunt u«l m ^
«ourth and Tutnall »fit-«*!». In thn First
wfcrti In tli» city nt VS llm 1 ' irton. county ol
New (.'Mlle «n*» State of Delaware, in o«»ni
nllance with the miulremei't» of the art» of
iltu Ci »»liera I Atuemhly In »licit cum«* made and
provided, do hereby give notice that 1 »hall
tu lv in wrltl g to th** Tourt of (ioneml H#*»
ion» of the I Vaut' and Jail Delivery *»f the
State ot D»la»are, in and for N«w('a»tlo
rounty. on Monday, the 7th dar of May, 1W4,
Uoing tin- next term of »aid court, for a
llcuime for »aid bouae, as an Inn or tavern, for
the hul» therein of Intoxicating liquors in l»*»»
quantities than one quart, to lie drunk on the
prend»»», and the following respectable « iti
cUfl of said ward, at least twelve of whom
ate nnlmtaut al freeholder» of naldiward, rec
> amend the »»id atipUoatioii, via: _
fames McKenna Joseph B. I*ange
Jullu* tiunthci'* ^ Jeft'iclah Sulltv
D. toithenzer
William Huber
tieorgo Stelhluken
ImrluH A. inulow
Jntnu» McO»rtn»y
i.uduiuk Hunt]rick»
S. Ilaniann
Jam»» H. Harkins l
(»sorge Huukt*
K J. MuMa u»
if corgi* O'Neill
corn« r
Henry Hanneyer
Louis Fcheu
Peter C. Hinlth
•laine» H.W*Ich. M.
Albert Nfumaycr
John Green
Thema» Mulroonef
William Boyle
W. H. Jaek
Jacob Mchlcber
es ( orrigan
.* «ml occupant of 'lu* lions«* situated
vo. lt:t**hlpli*y »treut, Inth» F Ira* ward lu 'M
dty of Wilmington, county of New Usstleand
8tute of Delaware, in comiiliance with tlie re
qnlrements of the acta of the Gen
eral Aieembly In euch cane mail, and
provided, do hereby «ivs notice that I shall
apply In « rltti-i( to tho Court of General Î-C-
- one cf th- Peace and Juil Delivery of the
State of Delaware, in and for New Castle
county, on ildondav, tlio 71 li dar of May,
9*94, belnv the next term of said court,
for a lfcetne for eatd house
inn nr tavern, for the rate therein
of intoxiratiiiK liquor* in less quantities than
.me q* urt, to Ire drunk on the premises, and
the tollowlOK respectable c.ltl7eus of aatd
ward, at least twelve of whom aresubstantlaj
freeholdeia of aaid ward, recommend the aald
application, \i/:
Joeeph it. Glbaon
s Hutnann
John Bader
Jacob Hcbteln-r
l.uduli k Hendricks
l>. Hutu r.zsr
A. Rick ta
S, Grossman
I harks Gothic
('hartes Widers
''hurles A. Win low
• lames II. Pa.kins
■ohu Waaner
Thomas Fagan
William Huber
Julius Gum her
Louis Scheu
Friil Well, Sr.
F*. J McManufl
W. II Jack
J'.lm Miigulre
W Fagan
Joseph Nie*lermalr
H W. Wolter»
s«muel Wolter»
Louis Levy
*« oitra Fit
Theodora Blerman
Is tiwi . - r andm*cu|ianl of the t)oU8*, situated
•*t No. *Jt5 K.i.t Front str«*ct. in the Second
**«r*l to the city of Wilmington,countyof Now
* 'art to and siuto of Delaware. Iu compliance
with tbe requirement* *»f the acta of the
1 General Aseemlily tu snch rara made amt
■ provided, do hereby give notice 'liât I eliall
, apply in w riling to the Court of General Sos
* 1011 » of Ihn I*,ueo and Jail Delivery of tho
State if Delaware, In nnd for Newcastle
county, on Monday, tbe 7th Jay of May.
being tlie n xt term of raid court, for a Hi
for «nid nom e, naan Inn or tavern, for the
sale therein of Intoxicating llquora in less
quantities t ban one quart to tie drunk
premiers. Mud tlie following respectable riti
zens of asl.l want, at least twelve of whom
sie riilMtahtlal fraeholders of said want,
' teeouimend \ he said a' od teat ton viz :
Hoheit Eenvon
Samuel Hoonliemlir Wm. K. Bowen
Mtiheel tiatferiy
r ilwarii Melchoir
Cherles E. Sparks
Samuel Bet!
I Im*. B. Dougherty
Wtll'am Stuart
M. Haves
Samuel < Reed
Henry Feld me tr
J. George Htrzel
Henry Blouth
on tlie
Patii' k Plunkett
A. W. Randolph
F G»ll«gher
'I'boinM H. Burrow?*
ChM. H. F. ClroM
John A. North
John II. Hubert
Abram RltiglAnd
John Tully
Frank Harkin
Andrew Grotz
»-tier nni occupant of the house
»Ittinted »f the nnrihcaM corner of Fifth
an«l >nmc** NtrcctM.in the Fourth w»r«l In the
di:» of WIlmiDRton.couüty of New t astle ami
Male of Delaware, ln coinplian« e with the re
quire ment» of tho »«'ta of tho General As
Nombly in »ucli raee made ami provided, do
hereby give uot ice that 1 shall apply in
writ I MR to the Court ot General Sessions of
the IVace and JaU Delivery of the State of
Delaware, in ami for New Castle county, on
Monday, the 7th day ot May. 1(91« being the
next term of saM court, for a Ih ense for said
house as an inti or tavern, f«*r the aale therein
o f IntoxhAtlDK liquor* in les» «pian* it le» than
one «m*rl. to be drunk on the premises, ami
the following respectable citizens of ►ahl
ward, at least twelve of whom aresuhatau*
Hal freeholders of said ward, recommend the
said application, viz:
Charles L Meiler
\Vm. Aise lit f.er
i»e«u*ee W. Sh'irlvy
Mathew Batter
J H. Schafer
John J. O'Hara
George J Egle
Dton rUid** U
t hoinas Farmar
Knill || er tel, M. D.
I Hauan
a. ^ rew Murphy
auu«» «un
l 'hurles J. Ca rigan
Mi'hael Lannan
Andrew J. Murphy
Frank A Gold
Frank B. Hughes
Joseph Rvniski
Patrick Byrne
Edward Uevlne
David M. Prettyman
.laines McLaughlin
Joseph Lmdtbaler
We. 13 Morkat Str-i
OTiCh. -l, IKA O. MrLAlGilUN. THE
owner and rveupaut of th«* booM sltn
at Newarfc. known an the Washington
ti*«*, in Unitan Brat«» School Districts Non.
il »I || lilts c«Mnl tat 1 rl »ml Inmr
p4»rMt**d under tin* name and style of
Newark Public School». White Clay
Creek hundred, county of New Castle
State of Delaware, In compliance
the requirement h of the act» of
< reneral Aneemhly
made and provided, do hereby fri
I shall aoply in writing to th
General Heeslon» of the Peace and Jail De
livery of the State of Delaware, in
for New Castle co unt y, on Mon
the 7th day of May, lnw,
being the next term of said court, for a
■'fuse for hhU 1 house as &q inn or tavern, for
aale therein of intoxicating liquor» In
quantities than one quart, to be drunk
the premise", and the following respect
citizens and sub tantial freeholders of
united school districts recommend the
application, viz;
Wm. T. Colmarv
W. Me Kins y
Kotiert Gregg
lames Roberta
R. button
uni Widdoe»
ward M. Pike
v« notice
e Court of
Arnos Osmond
John Keeley
J. F. Hooker
.!. W. Pennington
.lames A. Wilson
Geo. A. ('Seim
Samuel 8. Wright
John Gregg
i it a o McLaughlin.
owner and oc« npanc of the house known
the Coluinha Inu. nlmated in .School I)ls
let h Noe. SR and 7R, Christiana hundred,
county of New Castle and Htate of Delaware,
compliance with the requirement» of tbe
» of theUenmal ^wembly in nach case
made and piovided, do hereby alve notice
that I Hliail aoply in writing to the Court of
Ueturai 8e»»ion» of the Peace and JaU De
liver) of the Htate of Delaware, In and for
New t ast le county, on Monday, the 7th day
May, 1804, beisg the next term of »aid
court, for a licenne for »aid bonne, ah an inn
tavern, tor the »ale therein of intoxicating
liquor» In le»» quant It lea than one quart to bo
drunk on the prendre», aud the following re*
"pM'tfthle citizen» of »aid district, at lea»t »lx
whom a o »uhnt tutlal freeholder» of »aid
dhtrlct, recommend the »aid application, viz:
Tho». J. Lawle*» Edward Babbv
Peler ,1. Haughey Thomas Wlggln»
louis Ho u bel v mile Knau»»
Victor H. Honied .lumen Cheney
Jeremiah Kelly Edward J. McCann
John Hoed Joseph Consouo
Hugh FoHter Ueo. Frizzell
John A. Doherty John McOllnn
Del., March ». lWH. f
Upon the application of George P. Lock
man. Administrator of James Moore, late
Wilmington hundred, iu mdd comity,
ilecoaKed, It Is ordered and directed
the Register that tlie Administrator
aforesaid give notice of granting of Lotters
J Administration upon the estate of the
deceased- with the data of granting
thereof, by causing advertisement* to lie
posted within forty day* from the date of
'•lieh let ten* in six of the most public places of
the enmity of New ( iuUw. reguiriak all
sons having demands against tlie estate to
resent tlie same, or abide by an act of assem
1} in sin li case made and provided; and also
cause tlie same to be Inserted within the same
period in the Evknino JonunsL, a newspaper
published In Wilmington, DeL, and to bacon
,limed therein three weeks, (e. o. d.)
Given under the hand and seal
of office of tin* Register afoiesald
a! Wilmington, In New Castle
county aforesaid, the day aud
vesr above written.
New Castle Comity,
l ■ r
Notice I» h«r»»bv given mat letter* of Admin
istration wen indue form of granted unto
the undortUgncd, ou tlie eighth da
March, A. If., and that all t**rson» Hav
ing claim» against t he entato of the deceased
mu»t present the »am«', duly at tested, to the
»aid Administrator, on or oetore tlie eighth
day of March, IMS, or abide the a*t of
A«»»mb)> in such case made and pro
F. Smalley. Esq..
Wilmington, Del.
Address. William
fast le County, DeJ., March 7, IP9L (
I'p'tt the application of Joel t'loud
(fuorge L. Cloud, executor» of Lot Cloud, lato
of HraLdywine hundred, in wild county, du*
«-eased, it I» ordered and directed bv
Register that the executor« aforesaid givo
noticanf granting letters testamentary upon
• • oi iiu« decip m J. with the atl of
granting thereof, by causing advertisement»
to be puaUxl witiuu tarif da?» irwm thadato
of Mult let lei*» In six of the most public, phu t «
oi the « ''Hilt v "I New Cantle, requiring all
person» having demand» against tbe estate to
present the name, or abide by an Act of As
sembly in such case made and provided; and
also cause tbe same to bo Inserted within tho
same period iu the Evening JoritNAL.a newr
pifcper published iu* Wilmington, Del., and to
be uoullnued therein three week», (e. o d )
Hlven under the hand and seal
of the office of tlie Register af *rc
i«l at Wilo'lngtou. fit New Cas
tle county aforesaid, the day an 1
' ear above written.
!.. S
Notice 1« hereby given tliat letters tH»ta
mentary were in due form of law granted
unto the undersigned, on the »eventb « ay of
March, A. D. )Kl*4, nnd t bat all person» hit vug
claim» against the estate of the deceas«-«!
iiiunt pne«Dt tlie same, duly attested, t«» tho
»« id executors, oa or before tbe seventh dav
of March, 18W», or »hide the Act of Assembly
in such case made and provided.
Address,Carpenter*». Del.
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