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—■fEI Evening Journal
The EVENING JOURNAL, the live advertiser's medium, cir culates among' the masses. SEVENTH YEAR. WILMINGTON, DEL.. THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 1895. ONE CENT. BILP «AMTID I ADIE3 ARE WANTED TO TAKE OR j dere at home or canvass. Call at the Central Hotel, C- P. HOKE. rpHK ROY A 1 * BENEFIT ASSOCIATION l of New York, Life, Accident, Sick Bene fit Insurance, Room 3, Heald Building, north east corner Seventh and Market streets, a few good agents wanted. , THOMAS F. JUDGE. Agent. SITUATIONS WANKTD. W ANTED.—APO-ITI )■ BY A STEADY. sober men wh > c.n give good reference as a Watchman, Janitor or make himself generally useful In any way. General Delivery at Pos t Offic e. A STEADY MAN DESIRES POSITION ona truck farm. Ha* some experience. Apply WILLIAM Ï. HoLLOWk LU Media, Pa., P. O Box 431. Address E , . CItv. 'MKIi Awn R«.QM8. XIOARDING-DESIRABLE ROOMS WITH 1) board at 107 East, Eighth street. _PROPOSAM. TT S. ENGINEER OFFICE, WILMINO V- • ton, Pel., March 6, 1895. Sealed p. o IWft 1 triplicate, will be received here un til 12 o'clock, noon, April 5. 1895, and then opened, for dredging In Chester, Ohoptank, Warwick. Wicomico and Manokin rivers and Cambridge harbor, Md,, end Nantkoke river, Del. All information furnished on ap pllcatlon to WM. F, SMITH, U. S. Agent. FOB BALK. F ur hale -pri/.e~stock~Ôf~buff and Partridge Cochins Extra Large and Pine Color. H ENRY Z. COBB, Ciaymuut, Del. PUBLIC SALKS. "PUBLIC SALE OF GOOD FURNITURE X at Stidham & Son's auction rcom. 111 East Fourth street, on FRIDAY, MARCH 15th. at 1 o'clock. « oarlor su'ts, 8 bedroom suite, in stood order, 5UU yards Brussels carpels, exten sion tables dining chairs, couches, hat racks, organ, lounges, stoves, full line of cutlery and ■liver-plated goods. Can l>e seen at the auc tlon rooms on evening before sale and morning of ssle. Parlies leaving the city! Everything to bo sold. STIDHAM & SON. Auctioneers. Phone KB. P UBLIC SALE. Will be sold without reeerve to quit the business. at 207 market street, commencing on THURSDAY. MARCH 14, 1895, at 1 o'clock p. m.. and continue until all Is epUl. the entire stock of furniture of u. Harry Johnson, much of which is of ftne quslity, in cluding parlor and chamber soit*, lounges, couches, sideboards, extension tables, secret aries, desks, wardrobes. hat racks, parlor t* hies, bedspreads, mattresses, bed springs and fuanv other articles. Horse and wagon sold on Friday, 15th, at 2 o'clock. _ _ W. A. HL'KfLL, Auctioneer. __NOTIOKS, XTOTICÎ IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT L XT .Clara M. Jones, shaU.apply at the present ■eselon of the Legislature ot this state for a divorce from ray husband, George H. Jones. March 8, 1895 _ CuARA M JONES ATOTICE,—THE UNDERSIGNED GIVES XX notice of his intention to apply at the present susion of th« General Assembly for a divorce from his wife. Nora A, Hope. _ Marc h 5, 189 ». _ JOSEPH B. "OPE. TV'OTIUE.-THE UNDER -IGNED HEREBY XX gives notice of her intention to prepare a petition for divorce from her husband, Charles T. Morris, K ATI E 1. M )Re IS. N otice h heresy gives that i shall apply at he pre eut session of the Gene.al Aseerably for a ulvt rce from my wife Mary 8. Mearns, commonly known as Anna L. Mearns. _ WILLI aM H. MEARNS, XTOTIOE—I, HARRY U XX Wilmington, nereby give notice that I ehall apply to this Legislature for divorce from my wife Maggie Gulling. Feb. 33rd, 1895. HARRY t GEDLINO, OF H. GEDLINO. ATOTICE 18 HEREBY GIVEN THAT I XX shall apply at the present session of the la,U o® ,l ° r . a divorce from my husband William E. Davison. CARRIE DAVISON. February 23,189,5, N otice ib hereby given that i in tend to prefer a petition to the General Assembly for divorce from William H. Rovers, my husband. BET TINE McK. ROGERS. February 13th, 189 6._ N OTI E IS HEREBY GIVEN I HAT THE undersigned will apuly to the Legislature at its present session for a divorce from her husband Ulysses G. Simons. Feb. 15th, 1895. SARAH A. SIMONS. _B U8IKKB8 OABD 8._ 0R8KS BOARDED. APPLY THE Washington Street Club Stables, Third and VV ashlngton streets II S ewing machines.- o'Donald, bis Market street, leads them all In law prices. Brand new SOU machines reduced to $1«, $18 and $30 All makes to select irom. Singer, Wheeler & Wilson, New Home, Domestic, White and all other makes. Any machine sent on trial, free, six months for cash, two rears on installments. Send postal. J. H. O'DONALD, 618 Market Street. Will remove, on March 25, to No. 12 East Seventh street. •^yiLMlNGTON FURNITURE STORAGE EXCHANGE. All kinds of Furniture bought, sold and ex changed. Stoves and beaters repaired, oil. gas and gasoline stoves called for, thoroughly overhauled aud returned at a moderate cost Btovte taken down, stored for the season and put up in the fall Address or call, 1005 ORANGE STREET, Wilmington, Del. H HOEGKLSRERQER. M. D.. • 81« MARKET STREET. Made THE EVE HIS SPECIAL St I'D Y enna, «usina, and city, in the Philadelphia Poly Wllls Eye Hospital. He EXAMINES EYES FREE and guaran tees satisfaction. GOLD GLASSES, $3.00. In tbe Universities of Vienna, Austrl New York Clt • • clinic and STEEL GLASSES, 50 CENTS. ■NrOTIOE.- E. LEVY'S CONFIDENTIAL XX LOAN OFFICE, Rooms 4 aud 5, Exchange Building, corner Seventh and Market streets, ADVANCES MONEY ON PERSONAL FBOPiETT of all descriptions at low rates ° f Interest, bnys and sells WATCHES. diamonds and all kinds of f3 KW fCuKt x » Private consultation room attached. Open evenings until 8 o'clock. Also furniture stored at lowest rates. Daring Buntere Follod. The Cbadd's Ford Fox Hunting Club was to have Its closing meet of tbe season yesterday, bnt the rain prevented the Lima, Radnor and Pinkerton Hunt Clnbe from being present. Reynard, when dropped, started across toward Brandy wine Snmmlb The hounds struck tbe trail as soon as turned loose, and hounds and huntsmen went scampering together on s hard chase. The fox was sightsd half a dozen times, but always kept his pursuers at a safe distance. After a run of four hoars, in which there wat some high jumping aud daring riding,Reyuard found a safe retreat on the banks of the Brandywine. Ihe Commleelonere Disagree, The commission appointed to deter mine damages in the opening of Eleventh and Monroe streets, has thus far failed to agree on tbe amounts to be given the property owners. Another meeting will be held to-morrow afternoon. Latter* of Administration Granted. Letters of administration on the estate of Sam net Lindsey, late of White Clay creek, have been granted to Annie W , Amite M , and Alfred A. Ourtls. US Dias SU ISGUGEIT? The Charles Werner Company Thinks Bo. and Is Ruing for Damages to the Bargs Sau nterer. Before United States Commissioner 8 Kodmood Smith a esse Is being tried which is both interesting and important. It is brought by the Charles Warner Company against the United States Government for damages to the barge Saunterer In July 1893 The barge had been hired to take 300 barrels of cement to Cross Ledge light, to be used in renairing the light-house. Ou July 15 a storm came up aud the tug in charge of the bsrge left her. She was tossed about badly aud the oakum came out of her Beams. In order to save her part of the cement had to be thrown overboard The suit Is based on the claim that the leaving of the barge was negligence the part of Uncle Sam aud be should be made to pay tha blunt, Benjamin Nields is attorney for the Coarles Warner Company and United States District Attorney Lewis 0. Vande grlft represents the government, .,.i Colonel ELECTRIC RAILWAY WAR. WILMINGTON CITY RAILWAY COM PANY WANTS A MONOPOLY. Machlavelll Sanlsbury Will Try to Stran gle the Life Out of All Electric Railway Legislation Not Favorable to the Wil mington Road. Staff Correspondence Evening Journal. Dover, March 14 —Fresh from Vir ginia Beach, where be had been spending several days, Willard Saulsbury, Jr., vice president and legislative attorney for tbe Wilmington City Railway Com nany, came to Dover yesterday to en deavor to strangle out of tbe charter of the Wilmington and Brandywine Springs Railway Company what little life is left in it He hsd telegraphed to Chairmen Harrington, of the Senate, and Jolis, of the House Committees on Private Cor porations that be would be here and; in some way, Richard W. Crook, the Brandywine Springs railway projector, beard of it When Mr. Saulsbury reached the grounds he found Mr. Crook ready to receive him with everything but kind words and hearty congratulations upon bis safe arrival. In fact tbe air between them was of such a frigid character that it was almost dsngerous to walk in it without furs. Mr. Saulsbury instantly made arrangements for a private hear ing before the House committee It will be remembered that the Wil mington and Brandywine Springs sup plement originated in the Senate, and, at the instance of the Wilmington City Railway Company; the Senate committee denied everything asked for excepting an extension of the time for building tbe road and getting it in operation. In that shape it was sent to the llonee. As soon as Crook heard of it he and Dr Ball and Robert C Justis came to Dover in hot baste, but It wag too late Tbe bill had gone to the House. Their only hope lay in preventing the House from passing tbe supplement witn tbs Wilmington City Railway Company's amendment hanging to it Tuey saw Obalrmtn Jolla and asked him to bold tbe bill up until they had time to recover sufficiently from the Senate knock-out Last offered to amendment which, as It stands now, permits them to construct aud operate a line from Hockessin to Braudywlue Springs aud thence to Wilmington, with authority to come into the city as far as Seventh and French street« by way of Greenhill avenue aud Seventh street They bad a bearing and believed that, so far as tbe House ; committee concerned they had the matter all fixed. It was against this amendment that Mr Sanlsbury directed his attack yester day. He was closeted with the committee for nearly two hours and exerted every endeavor to induce the committee to refuse to grant tbe company auy additional privileges. He contended that the chsrter of the Wilmington City Railway Company gave it tbe exclusive right to operate a street railway within the corporate limits of Wilmington. Tbe hearing closed without tbe com mittee coming to any definite conclusion. When Chairman Jolla was asked what Mr. Sanlsbury proposed he said: "He would like to have it pass the House in tbe same shape in which it passed the Senate. Th»t Is all that I can say at present. week tbe; the House committee an W 1 Cooper Gets a Hearing. Peter L. Cooper, Jr., bed a hearing before tbe Senate committee on tbe supplement to tbe charter of the Wil mington and New Castle Electric Rail way Company. It has passed the House and he wants to get it through the Senate. It allows the company to run a line from New Castle to Wilmington, not to come into the city any farther than just across Third street bridge. What tbe committee seems to bold back its report upon is tbe merger clause. Senator Pierce is thinking of introduc ing a bill striking the merger danse out of the charter of the Dover and Milford Railway Company. He fears that the Pennsylvania Railroad Company may buy it, thereby robbing the people of the towns along the route of tbe benefits which they would enjoy from tbe con struction of an electric road Richard W. Crook endeavored to get a hearing before the House Committee on Corporations last evening. Hlsjidea wae to offset the effect of Mr. Saulsbury'§ bearing. He was unable to do it because of the departure from town of several member» of the committee, succeed to-day. He may Lecture at Epwortb Church, Friday even ing, by Rev. F. B. Short, singing by choir. TO HONOR GOOD OLD ST. PATRICK With Eloquence and Music at the Au ditorium on Sunday Afternoon March 17, St. Patrick's Day, will be royally observed In this city. There will be a lecture and concert of unusual excellence at the Audltortnm. Tbe lecture will be by Father Bermingham on "Tbe Shamrock Entwined Among the Laurels of 1776 " The following eminent artists will take part in the musical program ; Helen Campbell, Mme. Fisher, Del Puente and Gianutnl. Popular local stagers who will par tioipste ara Mrs. E Harkins, tbe Misses Schwab, Donovan and Messrs Gillespie, Mahoney. Chirrs a atri McOoUia SENATORIAL PROBLEM. The Feeling Among the Rival Factions is Not So Bitter. BULL HO INDICATION OF A BREAK Biggin» Men gay Little, But Keep on Voting—Addlck* Men Ray Addlck« or Nobody"—Mauey Men Bitting on the Fence Watching the Other» Fight. "Natty" Rmlther»'» Opinion. Staff Correspondence Evening Journal. Dover, March 14 —The senatorial problem Is no nearer a solution than it wae when the first ballot was taken In January. While the feeling among tbe rival factious Is not so bitter, and while the personal relations of tbe friends of the different candidates have become more cordial by reason of an intimate association covering a period of more than two months, tbe determination to do or die is just as manifest as ever The Higgins men do not say that they have no second choice, bat they have not been beard to say that they have They vote just as solidly and as firmly as ever. The Addlcks men openly assert that they will, under no consideration, vote for anybody but Addicke, Representative Morgau being the only exception to this statement. Tbe four Massey men hold repeated c inferences and always come up smilingly for the Kent county man. They show absolutely no inclination to go to either Higgins or Addicks They are waiting for the supporters of one or the other of those men to go to a third man and then they propose to go over to him in a body provided he is such a man as James C. Pennewlll. But they will wait in valu, for there is no give-in to tbe other members. "We have nothing to reg r et," said a Higgins member last evening. "We have conformed to every rule of our party and are content to leave to time tbe vindication of our position. We went into caucus, invited the other members to participate. They refused. That was no fault of ours. Wa were satisfied that we would have a majority of that caucus aud the Addicks men knew that they were whipped The last and only thing that they could do was to violate one of the most important of party rules and refuse to go; Into caucus, I have beard Levi C. Bird's name mentioned as a possible compromise candidate Do| yon suppose that a Higgins mau could ever vote for him? Not much .Vhatdldbe do? He came to Dover, called Pierce and Fleming out of the caucns. sent a note iu to Speaker McMullen, got him out and endeavored to indace him to bolt tbe caucus, "I believe that ha would have succeeded but for tbe good offices of Alleu Smith, who advised McMullen to stay. We are making a fight In the interest of good government. We want to keep out of New Castle county the corrupt political practices which now prevail In Kent and Sussex counties, and we will do it. "J. Edward Addicks, with all his money and with all bis blandishments can never be United States senator. He has gone as far as he can ao. Bilked In bis mercenary purposes he now plays tbe baby act and pursues a course ruinous to tbe party for tbe rime being and suicidal to himself. Senators Moore and Pierce say they will not vote for Mr. Higgins because their constituents are op posed to bis re-election. When asked whom their constituents do favor they say Addicks; aud yet in the face of that declaration they vote for George V. Massey. They cannot reconcile those statements with the position which they now occupy. "We are upon tenable ground and we propose to coûtions to occupy it. We will find our justification in tbe rank and file of the party two years hence unless ihe desperate coarse of tbe Addicks and Massey men results in the utter defeat of the party at the next general election " Mr. Addicks went up tbe road last evening and may not be back for a day or two. Hun. N. B. Smiths»'» Opinion. The members want to go off on a jaunt. There Is no doubt about It. Most of them wan', to take advantage of Superintend ent Holliday's invitation to take a trip to Cblnootcegue If it were not for the senatorial muddle they wonld go, but they are afraid to adjourn over any secular day, believing that it wonld Invalidate the election of any United States senator afterwards Commenting upon this matter on tbe floor of the Senate yesterday Senator Pyle said : "We hear a good deal of talk about adj turning over from Friday to Monday, and there ie also an invitation here from Superintendent Holliday to take a trip to some point below here. Oj the strength of this I made it my business to ask tbe opinion of tbe secretary of state iu regard to this matter of adjiurument Hla opL ion is that we have no right to adjourn over a secular dty. and that we would not be justified In adjourning auy day excepting Snud»y, which ie a dies nou. That we are supposed to be in session every day accoidlng to the letter and spirit of tbe law. He has what he regards ss some conclusive decisions in regard to the matter He says that we certainly cannot, nuder the rulings cited, adjourn over a day. That is tbe letter of the law and it is the spirit of the law. We are supposed to be In session to dispose of this matter at as early a day as possible for tbe teeeon that eo long as this remains open there is a vacancy, and we should come together and elect a man to fill up Congress." Senator Records said: "It is eertsinly a hardship upon tbe gentlemen who waul to go to Cblncoteagae." Chief Justice Lore is credited with having said that adjournment from Friday to Monday could have no paisible effect, upon tbe legality of tbe election of a United States senator after such ad jourument. Other prominent lawyers agree with him. "Chen It Will Be Nobody." Chairman Bach was coming down on tbe train yesterday when somebody bantering); remarked to him that Addicks bad reiterated hie statement that it would be Addicks or nobody. "Then it will be nobody," said Mr. Bach emphatically. Higgins Is My Man. Representative Townsend has a Balti more hundred constituent who is calculat ed to stiffen the backbone of any Higgins memfcsr. He hie received three letters from him recent); end they ere euch carlo eitles in palate of construction end orthogrepby thet he could not forbeer giving them oat, although refusing to allow the name of hie constituent to be used They ere as follows; "Onorable Jente we beg to say this from pest bnietness in this Question is Higgeue is the men for me." "Mr. Ouoreble Jente i think from pest buislness biggens is a Bootable men fore the oflce, still my word will not be notist 1 don't sped " ''Ouoreble Jents from pest Bnisiness i think biggens is my man." One Moore Vote Each. "Massey and Addioks had one Moore vote eech to day." said a member of the Third House, and everybody smiled. WOULD LIKE TO HAVE THE EARTH. The Gas King Now Wants to Be a Direc tor of the Farmers' Bank Here. Special ULpatch Evening Journal, Dover, March 14.—J. Edward Addicks wants to be a director of the Farmers' Bank, of Wilmington. His desire will result in a big fight, as tbe Higgins men will do everything to defeat him. The state has three directors in each branch bank to appoint by joint resolution. The Addicks men already have the ticket made up. but refuse to divulge whether Addicks's name be on it. THERE WAS NO CONFERENCE PUBLISHED STATEMENTS TO THAT EFFECT ABSOLUTELY FALSE, Senate Killed Senate Bill Compelling Payment of all Costs In Magistrate's Court Before Taking Appeal-Bills Passed aud Killed By Both Bodies. ilpeclal Dispatch Evening Journal. Dover, March 14 —The statement in the Every Evening that a Republican conference was held in Wilmington Tuesday eveulug is absolutely false. The true fact of the case Is that Messrs. Reybold, Money aud Bfarton,three Higgins men, simply called on the ex senator at hla office and talked over the situation. There was not an Addicks nor a Massey man present. The Interview bad no more sign Ificano than If the men had called on Mr. Higgins at his room at the Hotel Biobard son. Mr.(Morgan wae not there, neither was Speaker McMullen. The (latter hsd the np train stop at State Road to let him off. Ha spent the night there, nursing a elek grandchild. All the talk abont Richardson is mere bosh. His name has not been seriously mentioned. Speaker Watson went to Milford yes terday afternoon and Speaksr McMullen to Georgetown. They went on a special train, taking Superintendent Holliday and George V. Massey to the Uttar place to look after the company's Interest (In opening and grading some streets. Another Fruitless Ballot. Special Dispatch Evening Journal. Dover, March 14 —One ballot was taken at noon to day, which gave Higgins 7 votes, Addicks 6, Massey 3, Wolcott 7 aud Tanuell 3 Four members were absent—Messrs. Fleming, Mustard, Walker aud Money. The Senate to day, by a vote of seven to two, killed tbe Senate bill compelling the payment of all costs In magistrates' court before taking an appeal. Messrs. Alrlobs and Fenimore fought it Senators Records, Hanby and Pyle spoke in favor it, and voted for It. Mr. Harrington called for the yeas and nays, and Senator Records changed his vote to on no. The House bill allowing SL Michael's Day Nursery the guardiausbip of children under 10 years of age passed the Senate. That body also autborizsd Levy Court to make appropriations for tbe Institution. The House refused to concur in tbe Senate amendment making tbe Wilming ton and Brandywine Cemetery supple ment a private act. A committee of conference was appointed. Mr. Morgan Introduced a bill to-day allowing the commissioners of Milton to condemn and tear down frame buildings around tbe public school-house. The House postponed until April for farther consideration ths bill for the reformation of inebriates. The House; passed the House bill (in corporating Ihe Utility Manufacturing Company, also the Senate substitute bill for raising the age of girls in case of lascivious toying from twelve to (sixteen years. The House passed tbegHouse bill giving a rebate tax system to the city of New Castle. The legislative committee of tbe City Council of Wilmington bad a hearing here this afternoon on varions city bills. Both Houses have adjourned until noon to-morrow. The Governor'• Bad Nlaht, Special Dispatch Evening Jonrnal. Dovbb, March 14 —Governor Marvil is not so well to-day. He went to hie office yesterday, and last night had a bad attack. confined to bis chair. He is unable to lie down and ie DON'T WANT HOUSES HARKED. The City Connell Opposes tbe Placard ing of House» Where Contagious Dis ease» Exist—The Bill Mot Likely to Pass. Drs Wales and Frantz and Secretary Colquboun, of tbe Board of Health, mat with the Law Committee of City Council last evening to discuss the new health bill. The committee does not like that section of tbe bill providing for the marking of bouses where contagions diteases exist, and will oppose Its passage, without doubt successfully. The committee ie in Dover to day looking after legislation in which the City Connell is interested. Lecture at Epworth Church, Friday even ing, by Re v. F. B. Short, singing by choir. WILL BLOOM IN PRIVATE A Cammomile Which Will Grace Sheriff Gillis's Garden, 6MA8HF.D A POT ON HELLIE'8 HEAD And Got Fifty Dollar» and Six Month» In Jail a» a Bcward-Dene Which Are a Disgrace and Should Be Torn Out. Other Case». At the very gates of the city, gad Wing along the lanes of the P , W. & B K R., and where visitors or paaeersby on the trains cannot help but see them.are located a number of unsightly brick and frame structures which sea disgrace to fair Wllmiugtou, brec Ing place« of disease, and deus of in. morality which put to blush the old time Five Points of New York, the famous Boiler Alley of Buffalo, or the tenderloin sections of any of the cities of the United Slates. These buildings are filled with negro women of the very lowest character who are always on the lookout drunken men Into their rooms and rob them, aud negro men, who consort with these creatures aud when not engaged In any crimes of their own, live on the products of their shame and robberies. The police are constantly given trouble In this section which Is known as the coast, aud fully two thirds of the cases which come up In Muulc'pal Court originate or occur there. One of the worst of these dens Is tie four story brick house, at No, 109 East Water street, owned by the P , W. AB. R R. and rented out by the room to colored women of tbe very worst charac ter. There are thirteen rooms In tbe house, and after nightfall even a cat could not make Its way through the Inky hallways without dauger of losing Its w»y. In the day time it Is hut little better, the sunlight scarcely ever being able to force its way through the musty, dirty and dark stories. Almost every week oases where white men, wbo have unfortunately overloaded with the fiery aqua fortis sold under the name of whiskey, in these dives of the neighborhood, have been enticed Into the rooms of inmates of this building, and then robbed, bat in tbe victims refused to appear against their despoilers, aud tbe latter went free Three cases did get before tbe cadi within tbe past week bnt they were for assault where tbe inmates themselves were concerned. Last night a fight occurred there which was of a serious nature, aud in which Roxy Cammomile, a notorious denizen of the placs, and Nellie Morris, another Inmate, were engaged. The story, not as told by Nellie on the stand, but as it actually occurred, this: About 11 o'clock last night Nellie had a white man in her room to entice each case was i ■ • was treating her to beer when Boxy Cammomile passed her door aud hailed her for a glass of the beverage She got It and as sbe showed an Inclination to stop longer, Nellie ejected her aud locked tbe door on her. Roxy got mad and going to her room got a stoneware teapot, returned to Nellie's room, barst opeu the door sad smashed Nellie In the bead. Officers Lyons and Maloney, wbo on that beat, at once mad* a search of tbe heust. Nellis was sitting on her bed with the blood pouring out of several cuts on her heao. Roxy had fled and the most vigorous search failed to reveal her whereabouts until finally she was dis covered bidden under a bed which was little better than a mass of rags Sbe was hauled out aud at once asked bow badly Nellie was hurt. On being told she remarked: "I'll put a mark on her that sbe won't get rid of tbe balance of her life." This morning sbe pleaded guilty to the assault, in a manner half defiant and half-reckless Her manner changed, however, when Judge Ball fined her $50 and costs and sentenced her to finement in New Castle for six months She stood for a moment, stunned, and then barst oat crying and turning, walked rapidly out of tbe dock. Richard Rowe, charged with assaulting a mau by tbe name of Holland and taking $30 from him, was arraigned again, tbe case having been continued from yes terday to admit of wltneases who were present at tbe time Two boys and two youug men swore that both Row« and Hol land were very drnnk and both fell down. Judge Ball decided that both men wem not to condition to know just what oecnrred, and dismissed tbe case. Jacob Sanders, colored, was charged with larceny of a coat owned bv Edward W,.g»n and valned at $2 He proved that he only took the coat as a joke, ran around the block and then took It In the house again He was dismissed, but won't joke with Wogan again, along tbe same lines. Were oon Excursion to Denver, Coin. Tu July we run one. Get reedy and join the party, via the Chicago, Mit wsukee and St. Paul railway (first class in every respect.) One standard fare, with $2 added, for the round trip Special eide tripe arranged from Denver to principal points of interest through out Colorado at reduced rates. For those desiring to extend their trip to Salt Lake, or California, Oregon and Wash ington, satisfactory arrangements will be made. For foil information address John R. Pott, district passenger agent, Williamsport, Pa. CITY NEWS IN BRIEF. —The Delaware State Firemen's Relief Association will meet In the Wecceet* en gine house this evening to decide on the con tinuance of th e association. —The Republican Invincibles have rented the building No. 113 E»st F rarth street anil will shortly occupy It as a club house. —Mrs. Agnes Davlne, who fell downstairs at her home. No. 83R Church street, on Mon day. has been removed to the Delaware Hos pital, having sustained a compound fracture of tbe left leg and wrlet. —Thomas Worrllow, a retired hose carpen ter and member of Union M. K. Church, died at Minqoadale Home. — Inhabitants of the new city suburb of East Lake are eo hemmed In by »oft and 1m psceable streets that they cannot get soal and milk, ao they complain. —Parties who inland moving this ' Spring will avoid trouble la delivering of their mall by notifying Superintendent of Carriers Mitchell at the post office. —Rev. H. Ashton Henry's paper before the Clerical Brotherhood on Tuesday referred to tbe church ae favoring high license rather than prohibition. -Captain Lottner will lead a special meet ing In the Salvation Army hall to-night A Î raod meeting le expected as sbe Is a wonder ally talented woman. —The family of Henry M. Bu* 1er moved to Georgetown yesterday. -Henry G. Morse, of thl» otty. has been appointed the Delaware vlce-preeld »nt ot the ï National Associa tloa ot Manufacture». OFFICER IlUlini PSOÏPIHESS As Well an HI» rreaenoe of Hind Save» Mr». Galvin From Relug Burned to Death-Site Wa» Badly Burned ae It Wae. While lighting acme wood in her stove at her home, No. 907 West Second street, Mrs Ellen Galvin bad her clothing caught and in a moment she was a mass of Hemes. She screamtd and Officer Daniel Ke'.le bt- r, who was at the corner of Second and Jackson streets, ran Into the house, tore a atrip of carpet from the floor and wrapped her in It, extinguishing the blaze. Mrs Galvin was very badly burned, and was taken to the Delaware Hospital, where her wounds were dressed. Sbe is 70 years old and resided aloue. The action of the officer was highly credit able. and showed a presence of mind, which does him honor, promptness and knowledge of what to do and how to do It. Mrs. Galvin would have been burned to a crisp. But for bis THE BATTLE STILL ON. LEGAL GIANTS STILL FIGHTING THE HUBER DAMAGE CASE. The Assistant Fnremm of Ihe Shop Had Never Felt Any Vibration and Coualderad the Floor In Good Condi tion. The defense at yesterday afternoon's session of tbe Superior Court., before which t he damage case of Martin C Huber vs the Jackson and Sharp Company, Is being tried, placed John L. Bennett, assistant foreman of tbe shop, on tbe stand. The main object of bis testimony was to show that he didn't hold the ramp in the same manner as Huber says be did, and that the roughness of the work on the ramp would show retint' tbe care lessness of tbe operator than any thing else. He said that the flmr was In good condition, tbe shafting was all In good shape, and no one bad ever made any complaint to him about the floor not being in any bat good condition. He never saw any vibration of the floor at tbe Universal machine. There were a number of objections made by Senator Gray and Mr. Bird, on tbe grounds that the questions were leading and posted witness as to answer. Otbere that they were hypothetical and not admissible. The court in a majority of cases ruled against ex Senator Higgins and Mr Bates and whenever a chance occurred Mr Bird measured lances with both bis learned opponents, tbe tilts being very amusing to lawyers and audience alike Mr. Bates drew down the fire of Mr Bird's eloquence by asking a question as to whether there had been any change In tbe condition of the shop since tbe acoi dent. Mr. Bird held that the issne was the condition of tbe floor, then, not now, and the admission of such testimony wonld open tbe door to the introduction of a line of expert, theoretical opinion which would be dangerous The witnesses for the plaintiff, ha said,as well as Mr King,bad leatitiad that iron rods bad been pot iu tbe shop since then, and the plaintiff's witnesses fatd described tbe effect of those rods as strengthening the floor Mr. Bates Incautiously remarked that tbe rods were not put in to strengthen the Door whereat Mr. Bird sarcastically retorted. "Of course not. They put tbe rods in just for fun. Or perhaps they bad more iron rods than they knew what to do with and didn't have work for their men. ho they put in the rods in order to give the men work and to use np the rods but not tu make tbe floor less dangerous or to do away with tbe vibrations." Mr. Bird said he bad no objections for bis own part to tbe men who were work ing in the shop then and bad been working there ever since, testifying as to whether there bad been any change in tbe condition of tbe floor, but to take the opinion of the bosses as a link to binge expert testimony on was irrelevaut and not admissible. The court held a consultation the result of which was tbe admission of tbe testimony. That the fact that if it could be shown that there bad been no change In the building, tbe fl>or or the machinery since tbe accident, would point to tbe same condition on tbe day of tbe accident, Chief Justice Lore and Judge Marvil assenting, and Judge Cullen dissenting The counsel for plaintiff then withdrew the objection reserving the right to object when the expert testimony Is presented. Ur Bates then asked the question whether there had been any change In the (condition of the floor (or premises since tbe accident, and he answered that he nad noticed no change In condition. He(bad never'seen any blocking (up of girders from the posts 2 Adjourned until 2 p m. Judgments Filed. Judgments Ibave been entered in Protbonotary Horty's office against I. W. Gibney as follows; Joseph V, Kelly, $1,580.83; J. U Hoflecker, trustee, $1,576; ;E J. Gibney, $1,650; Union National (Bank. '$625; Second Nation! Bank, of Elkton, $125; Isasc Keller, $1,350; making a total of $6,853.83. Burled With HbiodIo Hites. A large body of Knights Templar, beaded by the First Regiment Band, attended the funeral,yesterday afternoon, of David Woolmtn, tbe retired wagon manufacturer, who was buried from the home of Jesse K. Baylis, No. 222 West street. The knights were members of St. John's Commander; and were la charge of General J. Parke Posties. In ferment was made in tbe Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery, Rev G. F. Hendricks, of Covenant Reformed Church, conducting the church ritualistic servies. ___ Anthracite Coal For fancy use, hand picked. George H. McCall Company, Eighth and Shipley streets. Dr. Tidbnll aud Dr. Hall. To-morrow's mid day service for business men at So. Andtew's Church will probably be very largely ettended The opening service beginning at 12 15 «harp, will be conducted by Rev. George G. Hall, D D , rector of St. John's Church. Tbe address will be delivered by Rev T. A Tldball, D. D , of Phlla delpbla Messrs. Fisher and Craig, with a choir of male voices, will have charge of tbe music, Tbe service lasts but twenty minutes. AID NEEDED AT HOME. Stirring Address By Mrs. Marks to Missionary Women, MORE IMPORTANT THAN INDIANS An Explanation of Why She Visited tha Haunt» of Wickedness and Soma of tha Appalling Realities That That Little Tour Disclosed—Proceedings of th Home Missionary Convention. Staff Correspondence Evening Journal. Newcastle. March 14—Early this morning Methodist women from all parts of Delaware began to arrive here to attend the all-day convention—the ninth animal meeting of tbe Woman's Home Missionary Society of the WH mlngtou Conference. On the early morning train there 'were two special oars containing | delegates acd visitors, the oars being sidetracked here to be sent back after the evening aud concluding session. "H fo» opening the convention arrived the M. E. Church was well filled with prominent women workers. Lilies aud decorations of Ivy and iaurel adorned the chancel* and audltortnm where, at U 10 a. m., tbe convention wae called to order by Miss Sarah Weldln, president of the Wilmington dis trict organization, wbo acted in tbe Browne, of Middletown whose husband died suddenly last month Mrs. J. B Qulgg conducted the devotional exercises, and Rev. V. 8. Collins and Mrs. M P. Challenger delivered words of welcome. Mrs. J. D. C Henna responded In well chosen aud felicitous remarks. After the report of conference officers, Mrs R. L Price, of Middletown, sang ae a solo "Have You Sought?' The re mainder of tbe morning was spent In beating reports from various auxiliary societies throughout tbe conference. Many of tbe reports were decidedly encouraging but some were uot. Snow Hill's society started with twelve hers and still has twelve, while Eseton'e society had not met for tlree years. When the honr place of Mra. N, M. so mem* Mrs. Harks Makes a Stirring Address. But the feature of the day was an able address by Mrs. Lafayette Haiks, of Wilmington, who spoke, by the courtesy of tbe chair, an the need of missionary work right aronnd her own city. Sbe said in part; "During tbe past few days I have been severely criticized for a little (tour 1 took recently. Now, an explanation I'm a minister's wife and have a little license. When Mrs Ed holm was In Wilmington, I attended every meeting that she .held, 1 noticed, especially, that there were very few ministers But one day she addressed the Ministeriel Union end there Invited auy ministers wbo bad their heart in this work to Investigate, even if with her as she went that day to the slnms of Wilmington to show tbe people of God that there was missionary work to bs done at home. Mr. Short accepted her invitation, saying that he baa been wonder ally stirred by her revelations of tbe sin(aud Iniquity existing all about ns No man with Impure motives could hava knelt oil those floors and offered tbe wonderful, soul-stirring prayers tbst ha did I am glad that he went and know that Goa will reward him, "Oh, there Is a tremendous influence lying back of this audience to-day. Oh, bow is God going to bold us responsible for allowing these sonls to die in tbe blackest of sin. blacker than that of any Indian or Chinese. Now, I am Informed that only one out of a hundred of these fallen women can be saved. Well, my sisters, bow la this; 1 ask you to go to your homes aud there search the scriptures ou this snbjeet. Read tbe second and third obspters of Ezekiel aud the seventh obspter of Luke. "Well we visited seven of these gilded dens of sin and saw therein and appealed to twenty three beautiful girls Shouldn't these be dearer to us than Indians, than heathens, who know no bettei? "Now I want to tell you we give the fallen men some chances that we do not give the fallen women. When a woman falls she mast shut herself up in one of these deus of iniquity and there remain until she is taken by tbe grim monster into a more awful eternity. But what do we do to the men ? They are allowed to go about as before, to enter onr homes and even to come Into our churches. When will we see that woman must have an equal obance to save herself ? To-day in the city of Wilmington there are souls dying, outcasts from society, aud they must bs taken in hand. Thssa women must be saved ; they must be offered a place to come when they leave their dens of vire. Will you take action at once? May God help yon to awaken at once to the cause far more vital than your work among the Indians ." Directly after the address tbe conven tion adjourned for dinner which was leaned In tha church parlor. BIG RAID ON NEGRO. DIVES, Police Authorities and Board of Health Swoop Down on the (Water Street jDena of Iniquity This Afternoon, Chief Dolan and a large squad of officers, in conjunction with representa tives of the Board of Health, began a mammoth raid on the numerous dives and haunts of ill repute on Water street, which have been tor the past year or more, conducted by negrsea. Every house will be visited and every inmate will betaken. Mrs. Medcalfe'* Will Probated. Elkton, Md , March 14 —Mrs. Henri etta M dedcalfe'a will was prebated to day. John S Wirt ie the executor, and tbe estate, which is valued between $15,000 and $20,000, ie left in trust for tbe benefit of her two sisters. Misses Eilen and Laura Barroll, of Elkton, for life. to her turee nieces, Henrietta, Laura and Victoria Jamar, daughters of Register of Wills R F, Jamar, of Elkton; $500 to her godson, Glenwood Medcalfe Deiisea. of Brooklyn, N. Y., and the reaida» of tbe estate to her nephew. Lieutenant Morris K. Barroll, of the United States Army. On their death $1,000 each will go Civil Service Examinations. Ou Msroh 27, applicants for positions in departmental railway mat) and Indian aervlre will be examined before a civil service commission in this city.