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ONLY DEMOCRATIC DAILY NEWSPAPER IN THE STATE. EV ERY DAY EXCEPT SUNDAY. WKIIMMIAI, MHII II. I H!* I Did yon cut out the conpon to-day? "I am a Democrat" according to what there Is In It. "1 am a Democrat" seems to need a little explanation. Ir the Republicans have "swept New Jersey" the honest Democrats will have a clean floor for the next election. "I am a Democrat" with both hands behind me inviting the Republicans to step up lively and do the best they can for me. Don't fall to save your coupons so as to secure all the parts of that great work, "Sights and Scenes of the World," which we are now offering to our readers. And still the tariff bill will pass, not withstanding the Hill straw the Repub licans and the protectionists cintch at so eagerly. Hill, himself, will scarcely dare to vote against the bill. "I am a Democrat" if Cleveland is not a Democrat, and when I wish to put Hill and Harrison in office. When Cleveland is In office I really can't say positively what I am; but I am not with Cleveland. Will somebody please quote something new or nnlqne In Senator Hill's speech, something against Cleveland and the set tied Hawaiian Issue, that the New York Son has not said before, tu a sprigbtlier way I The variety stage type is the most popular figure for the woman of to day. Tboee who seek to dress so as to appear to have the ligure of the famous model) are not fashionable The variety stage type is popular with men and fashionable with women. A modern lecturer, Dr. Wise, under takes to prove that "Shylock" was not a Jew at all hat a Christian nobleman, of Venice, who actually exacted a pound of flesh and ent it. from the Jew's body. As Shakespeare did not write the "Mer chant of Venice," why is It not likely that Bacon has created an unjust aud unwarranted prejudice against money lenders, because he was trying to induce Elisabeth to grant him a monopoly by which to.form a money-lending syn dicate? Senator Hill declares that this is "a crisis with the Democratic party," and yet the crucial period fiuds Senator Hill condemning the Democratic President and Cabinet, oppoalng the tariff bill passed by a large mejority of the Demo cratic House and the slight modifications of that bill suggested by the Democratic Finance Committee of the Senate Senator Hill's label, "I am a Democrat" seems to need readjustment. It has its face turned to the wall; or the blnrred letters painted In dry colors on glass have been robbed off by contact with Republicans and Populists. ; Do yob know Famous Paiutings of tha World? Do yon know that it is a collec tlon of modern masterpieces? Do you know that thousand* of the attractive portfolios in which it is issued have been sold, md the demand la increasing daily? Do yon know that, if you reader of this paper, you can get at time sixteen of these pictures for that would not have admitted you to the exhibition of one of them? A word to the wise is sufficient, and a coupon cut from thia paper, aooompauled with ten cents will be sufficient. Wisdom for ten cents?—with plsssurs, entertain ment and instruction thrown in. The historic iconoclast declares that Mary Stuart, of Scotland, tht queen of story and poetry, tbe inspiration to fire the achoolboy orator with a puerile gal lantry of bigoted Ignorance, was not a beauty at all; that her face and figure were as defective as her moral character was. It asserted too, that aha had croee eyes, and that to save tbe trouble of having her hair dreaaed abe cut It off and wore a wig No woman can be beautiful with a wig. to a wig and then the beautsons queen of romança mast have been homely. Thera has been a psychologic doubt whether she looked upon Daruley or Rtzzie, when we learn that crossed eyes made that doubt a physical problem also, all race ceases and the mind of a partisan, tven, is prepared to entertain doubt* which dissipate beauty. are a one a sum Add crossed eyes rever The despatches state that Colonel Phil; Thompson "made an impassioned sperch" in defense of Colonel Breekln ridge. Several years ago Colonel Phil Thompson met his brotber-in law getting off a train returning from Cincinnati after a rendezvous with Colonel Thomp son's « ife and shot him dead. I" The same sort of liaison for which Colonel Thomp son to killed a man In Kentucky he de fords another ]mio in Washington. If, in his own 'life, if for the security of his own home, the defense of uis own wife's honor Colonel Phil took the life of another man withoul warning, without apology, without mercy; then and with no how caD he make "an impassioned'' peal now to save a mmys purse from bis victim's demands? If lawyers are not hum huge they are at least curicus pit chological studies. 1 bompsou remorse now. an W* do not view with any alarm, what ever, tbe overthrow of the Democratic organization in Albany, N. Y., yester day. We do not wish to win elections under the unsullied aud oeautiful banner of Democracy that will be used for the ben* fit of thieves, scoundrels and mur darere The Démocratie party cannot b* put to such base uses as tbe machine has relegated., it to in New York When the machine dictates the nomination of Maynard, and calls him a Democratic candidate, we believe In defeating him. When a Murphy attempts to do the same thing in Troy and Albany, in a smaller way but on the same principle, we believe in de featlng him, too We, and the good peo pie, know as well what Democracy is, and what a Democrat ought to do in case of frand, as Hill, Sheehan, Murphy and the whole lot of office plunderers know We are not alarmed at the defeat in Albany. It should not be forgotten that those who are opposing the progress of Demo cratic legislation now are the very same fellows who, under precisely the same leadership, opposed the nomination of Cleveland They said: "Look what damage he did by that free trade message of 1887] And see how disastrous that silver letter of 1891 is to us! - ' Aud yet if it bad not been for Cleveland's super iority to the politicians of tho peanut quality, where would we have been now? How would Hill have run against Harrison? Morgan, Qoriuan, Pugh, Hill, Murphy aud all those who are making trouble now were for Hill then They said Cleveland conld not carry New York. The same fellows object to doing any thing now that the crazy sllverlt.es or the crazier Populists oppose, because it will defeat tho party. Iu this they aie no wis r than they were when they ad vocated straddles on the tariff and the silver questions. They are not wise at all, nor brave, either. They are time servers, cowards and men of low degree Ip the play of "Julius Cii-iar" was not written by the poet, the genius of Strat ford, but by the Bacon, the sycophantic courtier, "the wisest aud the meanest of mankind," then why shall,we not believe that the greatest man of all times, the statesman, orator, historian, soldier and lawgiver, did not say, "And you, too, Brutus I" but "died tight ing, but silent, tike a wolf?" An imaginative historian nan tell one story as easily as another, so that of two or more stories the clever historian, or at least, the histor ian whose stories survive the nuutter able dullness of monotonous truth,chooses the most .entertainiug aud retells that. The corporal truth was embalmed by the funeral directors of the cities of the Nile, but when we wish to learn of the beautleB aud the badness of Egyptian society we do not seek the truth of the mummies, but the romances of hieroglyphics If we read history for facts we should till our minds with mummies. But as "Festus" says of the womeu,"we prefer lies so they be sweet." Heace, what odds is it what the Ureat I'teaar actually said, since the pathetic story of "And you, too, Brutus I" goes •nrrent aud is always told and always bellved?" IT PLEASES THE REPUBLICANS. The Philadelphia Press compliments the speech of Senator Hill "for individual i'.y, independence aud courage. It is •utspokeu, aggressive aud cauatio." The -peech pleases the blghly-protective ed tor of the Press. He says; "No keener irralgnment of the tariff-wreoking bill ■ as oome from any quarter." The Press doubt less understands what a tariff bill-wrecking speech is. There is 10 paper in tbe country more interested to tbe tariff promoting or the tariff preestvlng scheme than the Philadelphia P.**s This paper recognizes Senator 11 liV spe- ch as an "opportune" assistance 'o t. si Vine for preventing the passage •f t he T»r!ff Reform bill. It ia useless, of course, to state that he Press does not compliment Mr. Hill recaiise he is a Democrat, or because his speech is Democratic. He says he is a Democrat because his speech is not Dem •cratic. Tbe Press commends what he ays concerning the proposed tariff bill 'or the same reason that it commends vhat he says concerning a Democratic .-'resident. The Press refers to the "opportunity" 'hat Senator Hill seizes "for the pungeut ind sweeping attack upon Prerideut Ilevelaud." The Press also commends 'the chanee" Senator Hill took "to >ierce the Hawaiian infamy aud to In liet punishment after death on the >dious policy of replacing a savage mon treby on an overturned throne." Now for tbe very reason that the 'ress commends and admires the speech >f Senator Hill, adherents aud supporters of the Demo iratic administration, as advocates of he first Democratic bill for the reform >f tbe tariff that the Democrats have Tad the opportunity to pass in thirty vears, abominate and eoud we, as Democrats, is omn that <p#©ch. It is not a Démocratie speech f t ia a commonplace harangue of thrashed straw; and. If made by a Dam,, 'rat, it ia made at a very unfortunate ime and obtains ■ very suspicious com mendations from the enemies of the democratic party ; of the enemies of the reform of. the tariff. The speech of Senator Hill ia auspiciously pleasing to he friends of the protection robbery; it a suspiciously pleasing to Senators Hig gins, Peffer and Ch andler. It there another election under that influence dill and Harrison would get the offices again by the same bargains they got hem before. Wt-le While Senator Hill was speaking in the Senate on Monday, Senator Gray, ac cording to a Washington dispatch "as ->timed an air of indifference," and seemed to Jlook upon tbe affair with contempt." We do not suppose that, the Delaware Senator would be amused at Senator Hill's arraigumsut of the leaders >f his own party, or that b« would be particularly pleased to hear tbe President and several of his Cabinet officers pttb lc!y pilloried by the man who one** do dared "I am a Democrat "—Motniug News. It is not true that Senator Gray "as Burned" a scboolgirlisb "air of ludiffer euce," or that be "seemed to look upon" Senator Hill's speech "with contempt Senator Grsy is always courteous and geuerous He knaw.^a* everybody knew, wiiai kind of a speech Senator Pill would make it was x commonplace lpeech, Intereating only to those who Senator IHlll's dramatic approve 'of method of putting himself before the country In his favorite 'role of a foil to Cleveland. But for ail that Senator Gray treated Senator Hill's effort with the gravity and the honor which the occasion demanded. The "assumed air" and the "look of contempt" were in the mind's eye of the brilliant correspondent; the Morning News "seizes the occasion" to whine at a man whom it has not the wit, as it never bad the occasion, to conj damn. THE HILL ASSAULT. As ii pretty fair estimate of Senatoi Hill's speech, as It aflected the Republicans aud as it is likely to affect those Demo crats who leau to Republican fallacies, we quote this paragraph from the Phila delphia Ledger: Senator Hill's speech was a strong ar raignment of the incompetency of Demo cratic leadership, somewhat weakened ay his effort to blame everything upon Piesident Cleveland. Mr. Hill is a parti san of pronounced type, aud has no sym pathy with the Populists or tbeir Social lstlc schemes. He is therefore Btrougly antagonistic to the income tax feature of the tariff bill. Mr Hill would have a tariff for revenue only, but, if possible, he would get all the revenue from tariff His assault upon the Wilson bill as it uow stands, and his predictions of Demo cratic defeat, if It should be adopted, seem to bn a formal notice that he will light It to the bitter end. The Democrats assuredly are in a bad way. They cau scarcely frame a tariff act that will get the full party vote in the Senate, and they have such a small majority that they cannot afford to lose any votes that may not be replaced from the ranks of the Populists. There Is no doubt that Senator Hill's speech was strong iu dramatic effects ; there is no doubt also that it was weakened by his attack on President Cleveland, Furthermore, there is no doubt that what musicians call the motif of his speech is opposition to Cleveland. Senator Hill shows too plainly that opposition to Cleveland and not advocacy to the Demociatlo doctrine is the stronger sentiment with him. He never makes a speech, he never nominates a candidate, be never opposes a nomi nation, in short, he never says or doeB anything where this motif does not ap pear as the key note of the speech or the act, as the case may he. Above all things Senator Hill is in opposition to Cleveland, to Cleveland's friends, to the Democratic principles, and to the Demo cratic party, provided that in opposing the latter he opposes the former. Instead of having the Democratic party as his guiding Btar, as the measure and inspi ration of his political condnct, he sets np an imaginary image of Cleveland and flees from that Cleveland is to Hill a black fate, a sort of political fury from which he appears to be always escaping. That is the motive of bis political con duct. The Philadelphia Ledger says truly: "The Democrats assuredly are in a bad They can scarcely frame a tariff way. act that will get the full party vote in the Senate." Now that is precisely what is tbe matter. The Democrats cannot get the full vote when men like Hill are more affected by their hatred of Cleve land than by their love of Democratic principles The opposition of Mr. Hill to the income tax, is simply an incident. He would have opposed the tariff bill or some other question. He used that to conceal the ulterior motive, as has been shown by his attack all along the linn, for an assault on President Cleveland and the actions of the Democratic party. In oppossing the tariff bills of Morrl son and of Mills, 8am Randall adopted the inbterfuge of pretending to save the "business interests " meant to kill the bills, have allowed any sort of tariff bills to be successful. That is precisely the posi tion of Senator Hill in regard to the present bill. While he advocates a cer tain kind of revenue and tariff that is not proposed, and thus, seemingly, puts himself in perfect accord with tbe Demo cratic party, he is really unwilling that any tariff bill should pass now. His op position. though centered upon tbe in oome tax provision of the tariff bill, is meant for the whole bill If that were taken out he wonid find some other pre text. He is opposed to the bill, and the Ledger and the rest of the Republicans count him as the opponent of the bill. But he really He would not When Y'ou Move Send your carpets to Electric Carpet Cieauiug Works, 409 Orange street Telephone 721. Conway k Reinhart, Mgrs Instruct ion books for Piano, Organ, Violin, Gnitar, Mandolin and Banjo. Robelen & Co. 710 Market street. Dr. J. Paul Lukens has removed from No 813 Washington street to No. 911 Washington street. B. & S. Asks for Its Appropriation. At a meet ing of the Street and Sewer De partment, last night, the Wilmington Coal Gas Company was granted permission to open certain streets for the purpose of laying gas pipes sent to Council asking for $138.91.5 as an appropriation for current expenses for the coming fiscal year Balance in bank was reported to be $46 354 92 Set ary reported collections of $447 55 A commission was The sec PIERCE Guar antees a CURE * on money Ri;rtuNi;n. For over a quarter of a century. 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Senator Lodge Delivers n Carefully Pre pared TarilT Speech—Mr. Hill Thanked for His KfTert Democratic Caucus and Hie State Hanging taw, Washington, April 11.—Thewhite wing ed dove of peace alighted on the senate, ami the snarl in which it adjourned late on Monday evening was straightened out by an amicable settlement between Sena tors Harris und Aldrich. It agreed between t hem that for the remainder of this week the senate should meet at noon, and the tariff bill should be then taken up at 1 o'clock anil discussed until 5 o'clock without dilatory tactics, while Mr. Harris withdrew his request for the reading of the hill iu full. The resolution of Senator Wolcott pro viding for the coinage of Mexican dollars at American mints was agreed to. A harmless resolution introduced by Senator Doipli gave rise to a sharp discussion and some lively personalities. It provided for tile discharge of tin* committee on public buildings and grounds from the considera tion of bills for the erection of public build ings iu Oregon. This called out a statement from tbe chairman of the committee (Mr. Vest) that no discrimination has been shown in the consideration of building bills, but that no bills had been favorably reported on account of the depleted couditiou of the country's exchequer. Mr. I.odg« on the TarilT. The main feature of the day was the speech on the tariff by Senator Lodge. It was a scholarly and finished speech, giv ing evidence of much study aud careful consideration. Senutor Hoar sprung a sensation by stat ing t hat he wished to make a speech which he would bur thereupon sent up a press bulletin stating that tho New York legislature had passed a resolution of thanks to Senator Hill for liis speech in opposition to the tariff hill in tho senate. This was greeted witli applause in the gallery, which tho vice president quickly checked. Mr. Gray of Delaware explained the ac tion of the NYiw York legislature by say ing that the legislature of New York was overwhelmingly Hepnblioan. "Yes," replied Mr. Aldrich smilingly, "but not by such a majority as shown by the dispatch. There Is a majority of 14 joint ballot., so that at least 40 Democrats must have voted for the resolution. Sena tor Harris, in view of the lateness of the hour nud the wishes of several senators, acceded to the request from Mr. Hale to go into executive session, after which the sen ate adjourned. The house devoted the entire day to the postoffloe appropriation bill. The attempt to insert in the bill an amendment de signed to prevent the bureau of engraving and printing from manufacturing postage stamps umler the contract recently award ed to it by tbe postofflee department was defeated on a point of order, Mr. Hatch chairman of the committee of the whole, deciding that it was new legislation. An amendment to classify as third class mail matter all novels, etc., published periodically on subscription was adopted, and the remainder of the day was occupied discussing the Kyle amendment to cut off the subsidy granted to the fast southern mail. From tlietenorof the debate the in. dicatious seem to lie that the amendment will be defeated wheu the vote is taken to day. Just before adjournment there was an interesting passage at arms between Mr. liryan of Nebraska and Mr. Reed over the Denver speech of the former, which called forth an oiien letter from Mr. Heed last Friday. read from the desk. He -•in. on Tho Hill Indornemciite Washington, April 11.—The press but let in giving the result of the vote of the New Y'ork legislature thanking Senatoi Hill for his late opposition to the Wilson bill created a genuine sensation on the floor of the senate. Senator Hill seemed much gratified at tile receipt of the news, and his colleague, Senator Murphy, was apparently equally pleased. Senator Mo l'herson smiltxl upon reading it as if he did not feel deeply hurt over the news. The Democratic friends of the bill did not receive it favorably, but they declined to comment upon it. The Republicans were elated. Senator Quay took tbe bul letin from tlie reporter's hand and circu lated It through the chamber with great alacrity, and in no case where the tele gram was shown to n Republican senator did it fail to elicit a broad smile and an exclamation of "Good!" Some of them suggested that probably other legislatures might be induced to follow t he example of New Y'ork, and one Senator declared that tbe action meant tbe defeat of tbe bill. The Democratic Caucus. Washington, April U.—The Democratic caucus, after a session of two hours and half, adopted the foilowiug resolution without a dissenting vote: Resolved— That when the bill known as the Brawlcy ami Spencer hill, which the committee on hanking and currency lias ordered reported to the house. Is called up for action, an amend ment tie offered repealing the prohibitory tax on state hanks; that ampletlme lie atforded tor discussion, and. if necessary to secure tilts, the committee on rules be requested to take proper action. Exactly 102 Democrats of tbe house were present. The attendance fr»tit the south and west was very heavy, but only a few easteru men appeared, among them being Messrs. Strauss, Cummings, Diinphy and Warner of New Y'ork, Pigott of Connecti cut, O'Neill of Massachusetts and Sibley Pennsylvania._ Coxey's Bills In the Senate. Washington, April 11.—Senator Kyle the committee on education and labor re ported to the senate the two Coxey bills which were introduced by Senator Peffer. The committee recommends indefinite postponement. Fourth Class Postmasters. Washington, April 11.— The following fourth class postmaaters were npjioiutcd: New Y'ork—Orotto. .1. Honan; New Hacken sack, J. E. Hicks; West Constable, Precinda Walker. Pennsylvania—Royaiton, Thomas Holland. Carpenter's Fatal Fall. Providence, April 11.—Charles Johnson, a carpenter, employed at the St. Maria Home For Working Girls, fell a dm ta nee of 90 feet aud was killed. High School Knlldins Darned. V BERWICK, Mr., April ll.—The high school building v\ an burned to the ground. Loss, $11,'AJO. Ar« Your Kj*i» Ferfwnt? If your eves need attention do not de 1»7. but call npon Dr H Hoegeisbergcr orcultst. No. 816 Market street. Satis faction guaranteed Buy pxiots. oils, glass, etc., of James M. Bryan, 107 West Eighth street. Examinai ton free , Hold's MAjJpACT tv/\ rv (•* &.* t-5i L A \7 7 r\ *Vji soo "Uv ; i: I ! J8 : s, L l'\~ The Old s tandb y One dozen of the genuine Johann Hoff's Malt Extract gives as much strength and nourishment as a cask of ale, without being intoxicating. It is highly beneficial for use at meal time for convalescents, weak chil dren and ladies, and as a general tonic for the weak and debilitated. 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The Countess Annie de Montagu contributes a story "On the Ghost Train," and there are three lllnstrated articles— "Little Strangers in Gray," by Olive Thorne Miller; "Monte Carlo,"by Charles H. Adams: and "Fans of the Orient." by Laura B. Starr These are all beautifully illustrated. Eugene E Didier has scholarly ani interesting article on "Poe: Real and Reputed.'' The poems In this number are by Marah Ellis Ryan, illustrated, Bruce Whitney, Clark W. Bryan, Anna Robeson Brown, Goode King Feldbauser. aud E. L. Macomb Bristol. M. E. W. contributes a charm ing parlor comedy called "Tea at Five." Tbe boys' department, editorial and Godey's famous fashions all bold their own. APRIL. Maiden so lithe and sweet, Ktssatde hands amt feet, Hear you the bird that sings. Wooing yonr smiles ? Dash not our hope* with tears ; Send the sun : calm our fears ; Flower, forest. Held and w ings Watt, mile on mile. - Marah Ellis Hyau in April Godey's. MORE PREACHERS IN CONVENTION. 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The fit, finish and price meet with general approval. Men's and young men's long cut Coats with VeBts in Black and Blue Worsteds, stitch ed edges—and complete stock Spring Trousers—Cheviots in mixed effects; as well as Black aud Blue in Single or Dou ble-breasted full lengths. Remember, the prices are unusually low, all marked in plain figures, and 1-5 off is quite saved. It applies only to Ready-Made Clothing. THE CU8T0M DEPARTMENT,: which has made a better showing for March than any previous one, contains many decided bargains in goods made to order. We attribute tbe increase to lower prices and higher standard of work, trim ming and fit tha* we have ever been able to offer. It may seem odd that we are making such radical reductions in price of ready-made goods at this time of sea son; but we have an object itt view in doing it, aud later on you'll see it in this space. I. W. GIBNEY, TAILOR, CLOTHIER, EIGHTH AND MARKET STS. 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Pri ce *2.00 per package, or three packages for $5.(0 by mall postpaid. Testimonials and particulars (sealed! 2 cento. All correspondence Strictly Confidential. Park Remedy Cm., Boston, Mass. H. L. EVANS & CO., Bankers arid Brokers, Real Estate and Mortgages, MONEY' TO LOAN ON MORTOAOEH. N. ïï. Cor. Eighth, and Market Streets, FOR SALE. Delaware Railroad sto k. Security Trust and HateDeposii^o^tnclL. SHERIFF POR OF NEW CASTLE COUNTY, IBM.' WILLIAM R- FLINN, OF CHRISTIANA HUNDRED. Subject to the 01 ectslon of the Republican party. Y.M.C.A. Letter from wTr Osnflsmrn : The two patients we treated ALLEYS AVI'B LIA* are doing well, one drank for fort y-lour y* ears and has had no appetite?»' It since The ot I er says he feels like 3 new man Very truly. W. E. ' I IT.XU*. See'y H»we-v Branch. N.Y Druggists seit . Allen's A-.itlliq, price SI* Can bo given, without patient'- knowledge. TEOKAS McEUGH, WHOLESALE LIQUOR DEALER, X«. IS Market Btrea wags tA'Iiulnetcp