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Evening journal
only democratic daily newspaper
t-ofEoe m eec
the Wilmington lwe
ond-claae matter.
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Card* fnrnl»he<l on application.
Where the Guilt Lie«.
There Is not a fender upon any car In
tbe service of the Wilmington City
Railway Company. There is nothing
between the manhood, womanhood and
childhood of our city and tbe mutilation
and death which lurka beneath tbo
While companies of other cities have,
by reason of compulsion bystatnteor
ordinance, or fear of being mulcted lu
large sums of money for personal in
juries, equipped all, or nearly all of
their care with these life-saving devices,
the company which enjoys what it as
eûmes to call the exclusive right to oper
ate cars within tbe corporate limits of the
city of Wilmington has utterly failed to
take this precaution so essential for the
persoual safety of our citizens, and, more
particularly, that of our children.
We frankly admit that the number of
deaths due to the trolley cars traversing
tbe alretts of our city is email when
compared with tho fatalitiea attend lug
their operation in other aud larger cities,
jet we must consider that congestion of
traffic, one of the most ordinary es
sentials of such fatalities. Is absent here.
But comparisons weigh for nothing whi n
the bald fact is before us that our citizens
are being killed, and that on one side of
tbe argument stands life and on the
other lurks death.
Had our cars been equipped with
fonder» it is probable—yes, certain—that
several graves which now exist in our
cemeteries would never have beeu dug.
It is useless for tho management of the
Wilmington City Railway Company to
make tbe assertion that the fenders of
to-day are nothing but experiments. It
has been clearly demonstrated that they
are Dot. Bach an assertion on Its part la
almpiy a makeshift.In consonance with the
several "teste ' which were made In this
olty in times gone by. Tbe simple truth
of tbe matter is that the oompany is too
•elfish to spend the money accessary to
procure the equipment. It is too busliy
engaged iu the work of extending its
lines to think of tbe public safety. The
blood of Innocent aud playful children
may dabble its traoks, but. a peck of sand
covers tbe stain of tbe guilt of negll
gene», and the race for the almighty
nickel la resumed with greater eagerness
than ever. The corporate mind has no
time to think of the grief-stricken home;
no pricks of conscience for the blood
wbleb stains the nickels whioh are
turned Into Its coffers by Its army of
agents. Its sole effort is to shift the
XMponeiblllty of the fatality from Itself
and its agent to the Inanimate form
which fell a prey to ocrpoiate cupidity,
and whose lips are by the seal of death
prevented from speaking In contradic
Thoughtfulness, playfnluei-s and way
ward ness are characteristics of child -
hood. So they were before tbe trolley
car came into existence, aud ao they will
be when that mode of conveyance has
been wholly supplanted by some other
and more improved method of rapid
transit. It la not just or sensible to
} expect a child at play to exc reite the
same i tre and discretion that a grown
parson should and weald, naturally,
exercise. Neither can we expect a
moterman to perform the impossibility
of stopping a car, going at full speed, iu
auch emergencies a» usually result in
fatalités But the pubiio does expect,
and it demands, that the company place
npon the fronts of its cars the very best
fenders that oan be found in the markets
of the world, in order that euoh child
may be picked up, tose.d Into the net
ting and restored to its parents, none
the worse for its adventure unless, per
chance, it should have received a few
Blight «cratches or bruises.
"The fender does not always do the
work for whioh It was designed," tbe
■tree:, railway apologiet will say. Ad
mitted. Neither does anything con
ceived by the human brain aud executed
by human baudä. But the operationa of
I he feudar in other places have clearly
demonstrated that it may he safely de
pended upou in about, eight caoes out of
ten, and, as the fender ts Improved, the
per ceutage is constantly increased.
There is no reason why our citizens
should not have the benefit of the 80
per cent, of safety. It is assuredly
preferable to the 100 per cent, of danger
which now besets them.
While eoniideiit that tbe Company bas
no chattel right to use electricity a» a
motive power we are not of those who
would deprive it of the power which it
has arrogated to itself The present
method is butter f ir the company u„d
btt :er for the people. Neither are we of
those who would abk from the company
a guarantie of absolute safety to tbe
public in the operation of lie system by
this cucharter.d power Allweaek, In
the name of tbe publtc, ts that it apply
tbors safeguards which advanced scienc
bas placed at its command. It 1» a re
I quest as reasonable and righteous as it
humane and modest.
The company enjoys the benefits of
great franchise aud the people get hut
liLtle in return beyond ilia convenience
of rapid transit, it was given a charter,
the freedom of our streets; the privilege
of Tunning by our doors and within
few feet of our pavements. the light
interfere with the ordluary vehicular
and pedestrian traffic; tbe power to tear
np one streets, to lay tracks aud to use
our costly county bridges. It has, in the
eyes of the Street and Hewer Depart
ment, made p lasting virtue of Its sin of
omission In failing to keep tbe pavlns
between and along Its tracks In proper
condition.and has taken advantage of that
department's acquiescence to Get up poles
along our sidewalks and to string wires
across and along our streets, for tbe
transmission of a power which is uot
designated in its charter. All this it gets
from t*e people who get bat little in re
It was chartered to serve the ends of
private enterprise, aud to cater to public
convenient»—for a consideration. It has
no Interest in monoinelaUsm, blmetalism
or silver. Its standard of vaine is the
nickel and it draws Its favorite metal
from the pookets of the people of Wil
It has no charter right to run down the
children of the people who made it a
body corporate and politic and who have
been the sole contributors to Its financial
■access.' It has no moral or legal right
to bite the hand' that feeds it. Tbe
directors and stockholders cannot with
good graoe, hide their faces behind the
corporate mask aud disclaim Individual
responsibility for the innocent blood that
has been spilled aud the happy homes
that have been made desolate. The
stain of tbe blood which has been shed
by reason of the fallnre to apply tbe
proper safeguards rests upon tbe bead of
every stockholder who countenanced the
neglect of tbe men to whom he delegated
his exeontlve powers.
The tlmo is coming and it is not far
distent, when a long-suffering and indig
nant people will compel the company to
pnt the fender between them and the
flange of the wheels
Judge Grubb's return to boalth and
home will bring pleasure to hundreds of
friends and acqualntauoes In this state
and elsewhere. There la no member of
Delaware's judiciary who keeps more In
touch with the people. He has never
allowed the tench to rob him of his
strong and genial personality and the
probabilities are that he never will.
The Worthy Poor Have I.o«t a Friend.
The deserving poor of Wilmington
have lost e good and 1 rue friend. Miss
Hannah W. Klobaidson was a woman
who bad done an Incalculable amonnt of
good by her exemplary life aud uuoaten
tatlous charity. Hhe had lived In this
community aluoe early ohlldheod ; had
grown up with onr people aud closely
observed those who surrounded her. As
a consequence she knew bow aud where
to dispense her bountiful charity to do
the most good. While strong rsligions
sentiment was one of the dominant
traits of her oharaoter, ,it was balanced
by good business capacity.
But little of her good work among the
poor of this city will ever be known. She
Was uot one to parade her charity before
the publlo That charity whioh Is
kuown only to the donor and beneficiary
was best lovod by her at all times.
If, during the long illness which
preceded ber death, at ripe old ago, she
went over, in her mind's sys the events
of her long and useful life, the retro
spect mutt bave been most pleasant to a
woman of her religions goodness and
refined sensibilities, merging as It did,
into a glorious prospect of .eternal
reward for herjkludly offices to Buffering
Tbe Wilmington Kenne! Clnb should
have tbe support of all owner« of dogs
In lta endeavor to kill the well-meant
but «illy ordinance now before City
Council relative to prohibiting doga from
being ont ou the street from May to
September. The confinement of the
animals wonld only tend to Increase the
number of mad dogs, end It Is questiona
ble whether any fewer persons would b«
bitten. Koch an ordinance wonld prove
both obnoxious aud costly te many
hundreds of Wilmington's owner« of
doga, who have their animals registered
and pay a tax for proteotlon.
We are glad that Mr. Lang has as
sumed the dntlos of general secretary of
the Young Men's Christian Association.
He has had such long and varied
experience lu association work that hl«
present duties will come moat natural to
him. This Is a rich field for snob a
worker, and there Is no good reaion why
the loeal association should cot rapidly
advance in the publlo Interest with a
corresponding Inorease in membeishlp
and usefulness.
What le the coseealty of arguing that
tbe uprising lu Cube Is not an Insig
nificant on»? Would Spuiti have sent her
ablest gefieraU and almost all ber
available troeps to the island If it bad
bien au effsrvaeceuf aff-trî Would ebe
have kept ibetu there while f. v»r and
other fornir of dtseaxe decimated their
ranK*?— Philadelphia Inquirer.
Th« G O 1' is snep-cUd of anglo
tnaula, having dropped two of its H's
elnoe tbe Harrisburg couvaution— Phila
delphia Record.
Tbe program of a ouutry may be beat
oh-ierved Iu tbe improvemeut of its laws
aud the amelioration of barbaric
statutory bitterness Tbe advancement
of Rnsjia to a higher plane of civtUzatiuu
ts indicated, therefore, in the fortbcom
iug promulgation of s uewmienal erde.—
Washington Hier.
All conditions exist far a popular
re.cllou Iu favor of tbe Démocrate Only
wt»e leadership Is needed to cause history
to repeat itself iu soother awing of the
peLdulum For tbe patty's aud the
country'« cake it is to be regretted that
the iesderchlp i« not rqaal to the
opportunity.—New York World
complaint that Americana
neglect tbe beauties of tbelr own country
to go abroad and spend tbeir money in
enormous enms is truer than ever this
year as we find from the acconnt« of the
present homeward rueh. But fer Ameri
can travel Lyndon tradesmen would have
had one of t,he worst seasons for a .'oug
period—Baltimore News
The Lew of Kajusllty.
From the New York World.
The law of equality Is the foundation
of the law of liberty. It is solely because
Tii* old
oien are "created equal" that they have
an "unalienable right" to liberty. If men
wore not created equal then on« man or
some men would have the right to rule
others, to dominate their wills, to con
trol their conduct, to direct their oou
scisne.es Every instand of the American
people denies the (xlstlace of euoh a
right anywhere on earth Our system of
government rests solely udoq the doc
trine of an absolutely equal humanity
Its first and fundamental proposition of
"self-evident'' truth la that "all men are
created equal," It is ae a ciroilary from
this that the Declaration asserts that
men are "endowed by the Creator with
certain unalienable rights," and that
"among these are life, liberty and the
pnrsuit of happiness." The entire history
of humanity's struggle for freedom
has a record of the assertion
of equal rights. The history Is not yet,
complete. The strnggle for liberty is
not yet done The actual as well
ae the theoretical equality of citizens Is
uot yet fully recognized in our practice
or completely guarded In our laws. All
that was once claimed for despots as
"divine right" Is still claimed for alien
majorities under the name of law. The
prejudices, the whims, the self interests
of rural legislators still aasert their right
to determiue what the citizens of New
York shall oat and drink on one day in
the week, and still make It a crime to
enpply customary aliment to freemen In
this olty on one day in seven'
The Excise law as now enforced is a
direct denial of the equal rights of citi
zena. It is therefore an offensive invasion
of liberty and au oppressive withholding
of the right of local eelf government.
Bicycle Panel on Huibaud Meeks.
From Brooklyn Life.
There Is aoarcely a husband who,
during the past four months, has not
urged his wife to learu to ride a wheel.
There Is acaroely a husband of tbe lot
who does not now regret that he so urged
her. Ho baa found that It has added to
his nervous Impairment In the ratio of
about fifty per cent, and In addition
by the constant craning of, the neok,
generally to the left, to see If the wife of
one's bosom is safe. Even after the
husband has fonnd that his wife
bas really become
rider the habit remains. He
oan no more help turning his heed
at short intervals than he can help
Imagining that all sorts of dire disasters
are befalling her. And there seems to
ba no onre for this. Tbe natural one to
suggest would be that a man's wife
should ride ahead of him. But no man,
ae yet, could possibly consent to this,
both because It is bis nsture to lead,
aud also because he would thns expose
his wife to the dangers of tho road or
side path, which he might avert by being
In the lead. As yet tbe disease has only
attacked those who are really fond of
their wires. To what extent It will
spread Is, of oonrse, dependent upon the
number ef such husbands.
he has caught the "husband
This strange malady Is caused
Kuglund'a Doty In China.
From the London Times.
If the P«kln government mete out
condign punishment to the officials who
eonulved at, encouraged, or possibly In
stigated tha atrocities at Kucheng, It
may be unnecessary for this oouatry to
tako tho matter Into its own hands. But
no evatlva aud dilatory promises of
inquiry oouduoted on the ordinary Chinese
system can be rccepted by her Majesty's
government. We do not believe that tbe
foreign office is at all likely to be im
posed upon in this way. Tbe protests of
the Europeau aud tbe American residents
cannot ba passed over, nor is
it possible to elude responsibility
by raising a discussion about
tbe management of missions
and the point at which the Ideal of
ailsaionary duty shonld be limited by
considérations of practical expediency.
The missionary in China Is a foreigner,
residing there under precisely the same
conditions which secure the trading
community In their rights, aud, unless It
is shown that he has defied tbe law, he is
as much entitled to protection against
brutal vloieuce and rapine as if he dealt
in silk or tea Tbe retiou why missionaries
are more exposed than others to the at
tacks of mobs and the plots of uiaudralns
Is that they are tbe moat defenceless
of foreigners and the least inclined to
appeal for aid to the arm of the flesh
But, as la pointed ont bluntly and forci
blv by a correspondent sigulng himself
"X ," it la not so mach for the sake of
the missionaries who have been the
victims of outrage as of other forelgnere
that it la necessary to exact severe
penalties for the crimes committed at
Kucheng. If tbe Chinese ara allowed to
run away with the notion that they can
carry ont their polioy of terrorizing
foreigners aud driving them out of the
oonutry br slaughtering the weak and
the defenceless* far worse will follow.
No foreigner's life or property
will be safe In any part of China if the
British government falters in the
determination to show that It will not
allow the provisions of treaties, accepted
by the Chinese when far harsher terms
might have been imposed upon them, to
be reduced to a dead letter. We cannot
doubt that when the lime comes for the
Prime Mluister to apeak in the House of
Lord», be will be able to declare that the
rlghta of Britieb subjects, the interests
of British oominerce aud the dignity of
the British name In the Far East bave
been fully aafo guarded by the Foreign
Th« American Peuple
App-nr to be waking up to tho fact that
th« Yellowstone Park le something we
ought to bo proud of. The travel to th«
Park this year i» heavier thau ever. Ger
many, England, France aud other foreign
countries annually send large iinoibtrjof
traveler» to see that famed region. At last
tbo Hulled State» ittolf senm» to want to
"be iu the swim " Drop your business for
a fortuigbt, postpoue that other vacation
»coewe aud go aud glory in tho glories of
nature For tix cents l will aend vou a
beautiful book that describes tbe Park.
Charles H. Fee. general passenger agent
Northern Pacific railroad, Ht. Paul,Minn
Media Harber« Will Close
Mkdia, 8»pt. 5
rhl bat hern of Media
hate decided in future not to keep their
shops open ou Huoday.[H
fesrs a nmnhsr of men hare done bu?i
n#Fs until noon Kondiy, bit by agree*
meat, and request of th«* Babbath
Association, they will cloeo for bu^ineen
on Monday entirely in future.
For several
How'b This!
We offer One Hundred Dollare'reward for
ï? 1 !,?*?? of that cannot be cured by
Hall s Catarrh (lure.
•O .. K - J .' lre-YNKY A CO..T- ledo. O.
We. tbs undersigned have * sown K.J.Cliey
ney ior I he last 15 pari, and brliev« him iw
feellv honorable In «II bunlnea. iranaaci tous
ami financially aide lo tarry out any obliga
Uon« made by (In ir firm.
Tr £V' W hotewilo Druggists, Toledo.O.
W aiding Klunan A Marvin, VWi'dmaJe Drug
"SÜ'S. c 'Vf rrb rnr * »• taksn internally.
ao*l»g directly npon Hi* blood and mucous
s nrf aos. of th# ai.tem. Testimonials «ent
fre^. Prie* .5c. per hotti*. hold by all drug
The Earl of Dunraven Signs the
Terms of Agreement.
After That. There Will Tie a Race Every
Other Day, Sunday« Kicnpted, t'ntll the
America*« Cup I« Either Lost or Kc
talued—The Terms In Detail#
New York, Sept. 6.—Everything Is
ready for tho cup rocos. Tho boats are
tuned up to tho last notch, nml now the
arrangements between tho Karl of Dun
raven and tho America's enp committee
have been completed.
At the last session of the committoo
only ono thing of important» was dono, so
far as tho public is concerned. That was
to leave out Sunday as one of tho inter
vening days between races. Therefore,
while the first raco of tho best throo out
of five match will take plnoo on .Saturday
next, tho second will not tako place until
Tho othor dates settled upon liy tho
committee for racing purposes are tho
lSth, 14th and 17th, presuming that four
or flvo races will bo found neeiMtsary.
After the meeting ox-Commodoro
Smith nnnonneod that Mr. Latham A.
Fish, owner of tbe schooner yacht Gray
ling and ono of tho America's cup com
mittee, would represent tho Now York
Yucht club on tho Valkyrio during tho
races. It might bo mentioned Incidental
ly that Cuptnln Terry of tho Grayling is
Hank Hall's right hund man on tho De
Tho English yacht will bo represented
on tho Defender in tho first and second
rncos by Mr. David Henderson of tho An
chor line of steamers, and In the, third,
fourth and fifth, If there bo so many, by
Mr. B. Duryoa. Both of these gentlemen
are mombors of tho New York Yacht
club. Mr. Duryoa is tho owner of tho fast
sloop Vaquoro.
Below will Ixj foupd tho articles of
agreement entered into on lsonrd tho
steamer City of Bridgeport, tho tender of
Valkyrio III, at tho Erio l3asin, South
Brooklyn, between the Karl of Dunraven,
acting for tho Valkyrio, and ox-Uommo
doro James D. Smith, chairman of the
America's enp-oommittee,
Tho details chiefly refer to matters that
have been long agreed upon and wero In
fftreo during the Vlgllapt- Valkyrie II race
In 1898. The onlÿ striking features of
tho document ore that, the committee,
\vhiio naming tho Sandy Ilook lightship
hs the generally understood starting point,
foservos tho right to start tho racers from
any point which, in its judgment, may
seem to bo, from weather conditions pre
vailing, n desirable location.
This may mean that tho committoo will
Bond the boats off from the Scotland light
ship or sond them out from tho sea boyond
the Sandy Hook ship. Tho committoo
Bpooiflos that it will put the racers on
their Journoy to windward as nearly as
possible in either sort of course, whether
15 milos each way or over tho trlanglo of
ten miles to the leg.
The Article« of Agreement.
Number of Haces.—Tho match shall bo
decided by the winning of throe out of
five races.
Coursos.—Storting from Sandy Hook
lightship ; first race, to windward or lee
ward und return ; second race, equilateral
trlanglo; third met*, to windward or lee
ward and return ; fourth race, equilateral
triangle; fifth race, to windward or lee
ward and return. Tho starting line and
compass hearings to bo announced as early
as practicable. In every caso tho course
from tho starting line to bo laid to wind
ward If possible from the Saiffiy Hook
lightship. In case tho courso os required
by these conditions cannot be made out
from Sandy Hook lightship tho regatta -
committoo may provide some other suita
ble starting point, and in this case tho
preparatory signal will bo given about
half an hour later than tho time named
before starting from tho lightship.
Ix-ngth'of Courses.—Tho courses shall
bo as nearly as possiblo 80 nautical miles
In length.
Start.—Tho starting signal shall bo
given at 11 a. m., and this time shall not
be changed except as follows:
First.—By the regatta committoo, ns de
scribed in a preceding paragraph for
changing tho starting point.
Socond.—By tho regatta committoo In
cose of fog.
Third.—In case both yachts consent to
a postponement, in which enso tho reguttn
committee shall dotorminu tho time of tho
Fourth.—In caso of accident, as horoiil
after provided, tho preparatory signal
shall be given ten minutes before the
starring signal, and in caso of change of
timo of start a preliminary signal shall be
given 15 minutes before tho preparatory.
At tho starting signal a yacht may cross
the lino. Tho exact time at which a yacht
crosses the lino during the succeeding two
miifutes to be taken as her start and tho
end of that period os tho start of ono cross
ing after Its expiration. If a race is not
started ot 1:8l) p. in., tho regatta commit
too shall have tho piowor to declare tho
race postponed for that day, but no raco
shall bo started after 8 p. in.
The Time and Measuring.
Any mco in which the elapsed timo of
tho yacht finishing first oxceoüs'aix hours
shall not count and must be resailed.
L. W. L. Length.—The challenger hav
ing named )A> feet L. Vf. L. length, tho
condition of 1893, limiting any excess to
2 per cent thereof, is oovered by tho con
dition limiting eingio masted vessels to 90
foot L. \V. L., us expressed in tho deed of
Timo Launch, Measurement, Etc.—Tho
system of muviuremont, time launch, em
bracing rules at present In force in the
New York Yacht club, »hall govern tho
races except as hereinafter mollified, and
With the proviso that any cxcoks of L. W.
L. length over 89 feet »hall ho counted
double in calculating tho racing length
for time allowance.
Date of Races.—The first race shall bo
Railed on Sept. 7. Ono day shall intervene
liotween each racing day unloss changed
by agreement. A race of ono kind shall
be repeated until finished.
Accidents.—In oase serious accident oo
curs to cither vessel prior to the prepara
tory signal she shall have sufficient time
to effect repairs before being required to
start, or, if such accident occurs during a
race, boforo living required to starten tlio
next race.
Tho America's cup committee name as
tlio representative of tlio New York Yucht
olub the yacht Defender.
A referas shall bo selected only In caso
some question demands his services.
Manual power only shall bo used for
working the computing vessels.
Tho competing yacht» ehall lie measured
with all of the weight« on board, daad or
alive, which they Intend to carry during
a race, but »hall uot have on liouril more
persons nil told during any race thau are
permitted by the Now York Yacht dull
rules. Waste tanks, or water tanks, il
carried, must be filled with water at the
time of measurement, the lemt carried to
]ÿ> not loss than 12 feet Ö inches iu length.
Tl»o restriction of tho Now York Yacht
club rules ns to liner», bulkhead*. door*,
wilt or tanks, liar anchor nml cable is
wni veil.
If Itlior yacht, by nltorntion of trim or
InnnorsluU I y dead weight. Increases her
,Ii. W. L. length or in ntiy way Increases
her spar length as officially taken slio
tnust obtain n reineasurement by special
l.ppointnicnt before tho next race, or fall
ing this must report tho alteration to tho
measurer at the clubhouse at 10 p. m. of
tho day before tho rnoo following such al
teration and must arrange with hltn for
reineasurement, and. If required, ho In tho
Krlo liasln by 7 o'clock a. m. of tho day of
said race and there remain until 8 o'clock
p. m. if necessary, for tho purpose of ro
If either yacht decreases her measure
ments or racing length in any way In or
der to profit thereby In time allowauco In
any race she must obtain a remeasuro
mont by special appointment before such
raco or notify the measurer and bo at his
disposition, as nliovo described. A meas
urement taken, ns provided above, shall
be final and not subject to protest by cither
party. In tho ovent of the measurer being
unable to obtain a measurement which he
considers aoournto hoforo a race, a mea
surement shall lie taken as soon us possi
ble after tho race.
.Tames I). Smith,
Chairman America's Cup Committee.
The l'.attlc.lilp'» Armor Wilt Keep Out the
Biggest Projectiles.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6.—Tho battleship
Iowa will keep out tho projectiles of thu
best 18 inch gun afloat. That was tho
conclusion drawn from ono of tho most
Important tests ever made at tho govern
ment proving grounds at Indian Head.
Since tlio equipment of modern battle
ships with heavy armor there has boon in
certain quarters a question as to whether
the framework of ships so armored could
resist tho crushing force of a blow from
ono of tho big guns, ovon though tho ar
mor itself was capable of keeping tho pro
jectile out. Hitherto all tests of armor
have boon made against tho unyielding
wooden butts. Wednesday tho United
States, for tho first timo slneo tho use of
modern guns and modern armor, began
experiments to determine tho actual strain
and injury to which a battleship would bo
subjected if struck by a projectile.
For that purpose a gido armor plate of
tho battleship Iowa, now building at the
Cramps yards in Philadelphia, was flttod
up—an actual reproduction of a section
of tho ship. It consisted of tho Inner and
under bottoms of five-eighths inch stool,
forming'compartments with lateral steel
bulkheads four foot apart. Outsido tho
outer bottom was tho skin of) five-eighths
steel, and between this and the 14 inch
armor pluto wore 10 inchos of sold oak
tlacking. Above was tho projection deck
aud below tho main dock, tho wholo being
backed above and below by oak of tho es
timated strength of the protection and
main decks. The plate itself was lC by
7 '/(' loot, 14 Inches thick at tho top and
sloping toward the bottom to a thickness
of 7 inches.
In addition to tho Important nature of
tho test, from tho standpoint of the strain
to which it subjected tho frame of tho ves
sel, it had othor features which made it
particularly interesting from a naval point
of view. Tho plato was what is known ns
tho Carnegie double forged plate—that is,
It was forged before and after carboniza
tion and was tho first servico pluto sub
jected to tho ballistic tests.
Tho importance of tho test was of such
Interest that Secretary Herbert himself
went down- the river to witness it, and
there wore more than tho usual number
of officers from tho ordnance and construc
tion bureaus. Tho shots were fired at 850
yards at rignt angles to tho plate to secure
the normal impact. Tho first was a 500
pound Carpenter projectilo from n 10 Inch
gun, driven by 140 pounds of Dupont's
brown prismatic powder. It struck tho
plate with a volocity of 1,483 feet per sec
ond, or with an nvorngo of 741,000 foot
pounds. Tho projoctlle was driven Into the
pluto about six inches, and not a single
Injury to tho backing was discovered after
a careful examination, save tho sheorlng
of nine bolts connecting tho protection
deck with tho armor. This was not con
sidered serious, and moreovor it was ex
plained that in a battleship this would ho
a metallic joint and not a bolted ono. Tho
other shots fulled to injure the plate, and
tho tost was considérai highly satisfactory.
J. F. C.,Brooklyn—Am constipated and suf
fer from a dlstre« Ing pain iu tbe pit of my
utomacli. PleaBc advise.
After each meal take a teaspooufnl of
Gastrine. Twice a week tako Natrolithio
'laite, a teaspoonful in a half tumbler of
hot. water, before breakfast.
B. M.. Omaha—Wonld like to know of gome
remedy by which 1 can get thin.
Take Tbyroidine, extract of the thyroid
viand, in three-drop doses, three : imes
dally, on the torgue Natrolithio Halts
regularly two teaspoonfuls in a tumbler
hot water b»foro breakfast
R E O , Brooklyn—For one week take
Cerebrine, extract of the brain, in five
drop doses on the tongue, three times
daily; then Testine, in same dose and
manner »Dd so oi* alternating, fir two
months. A dote of Natrolithlc Halts
twice a week is advisable
M K N„ New York What can I take for a
l-ad brea h, caused by catarrh)
~ Take Catarrh I ne according to directions.
J. G. K., N. Y.—What can I take for pile«?
Natrollthic Halts—two teespooufnls
In a tumbler of water, dally, a half-hour
before breakfast. W T.Pakkkk.M D.
Med. Dept., Col. Client. Co.,Washington, D.C.
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Mention this paper
MONDAY, JUNE 17, 1895.
Traîne will leave French etreet etatlon, W. A
N. railroad daily at 8.50a. in., to connect with
»trainer li public at Delaware river pier. Ke
tamine will leave pier on arrival of »teenier
*IilA and chkmtkr
City of Chester.
Leave Fourth etreet wharf dally. Sundays
Included: 7.30,10.39a. m , 1.00 and 4.15 p. in.
Leave Phll.delplil»,Chestnut etreet wharf,
7.;». 10.15 a. m.: 130, 4.00, p. m.
Freight received all day at Philadelphia and
WllmlnKton. . . _ .
All »reamers stop both ways at Gordon
Height» Park. _
Hteamer Riverside leaveH Hingst reel wli.ri
at 8 45 ». stopping at New t 'anile and Del
aware City ufti ti way, and arriving at Pars at
ln.45 a. iu.: ru.urnkig boat leavim Park at 4
o'clock, giving 5 lour» on tlic ground*. Ex
cellent bathing, sailing and fishing. The Park
has many n«w- attractions, vU: Bowling Alley.
Pool Tables, Bhuflle Boards, Merry-go-round
and excellent Ball Grounds. Dancing every
day. mns!e furnished bv Ogleeby'a Orchestra.
Boat ma.es two trip» Tneeday» and Thiit»
dsys »t 8 a. m. and 7 p m., «rrlving at Park in
time for bail In evening. Excellent fishing at
Delaware City or ltecdy island Jetty.
Faro, Round Trip, 40 Cents
Partf«»« w1*hln? to arrarir* for extorsion».
Ill call on or addnw* M. T. ER Y BOLD,
> Kin<r Ht reef, Wilmington,
Srxvtal attention given to moonlight!«.
HUAI). Time table In elfsct Sept. 2d.
i:. ..
traîne '.save Wilmington. French etreii
• ration, for B. A O. Junction, Montcbanir.
V'lurerliiur, Gaieneonrt, Gtanojme, Coseart,
' Ford Junction, Pocowioa, Ws*.
Cjester, Ln.lireevllle, Mortonville, Oontos
v Tie and Intermediate r'Atimia, dally, except
-iinday, at Ï 35 a ra. 1 FA 4 '6 ami 5 25 p m.
bunday only at 8 lu a tu; I 55 and 4 U6 p m.
Waynseuprg Junction, bpringlleia at e
inter-aodlaio stations, dally, exoapt Hundav
%< 7 65 a in. I 65 »ad 106 p ni. bundaya only *•
I v. m;To- and 4 U5 p m.
For Joanna, Birdsboro, Reading and laui
mediate etatlon«, dally, except 8nt'd»y. si
7 35 a ra and 1 56 p in. Monday only at 8 in a in
aud 1 56 p ui.
A. G. McU AUSLAND. Superintendent.
BOWNKMS BRIGGS, Gee, i'asssnger Agent
I Uaddj
In £flett June 9, 1896.
Trains leave Wilmington a* follows:
For Philadelphia (express), 1.57, 2.55, 4.20,
flu. 7.41, 7.50, 8.50. 8.55, 9.43, 1U.05, 10.16, 1!.2E,
1L2S, U.4* a. m.. *12.16. 1.37, 3.06, 5.04. 6.10,
5.56. 7.07, 9.06 and 9.12 p. m.
Accommodation, 6.00, 7.00, 8.06, 10.48 a.m.;
12.33, 2.-.», 3.40, 6.15, 7.40 and 10.35 p. m
V £.°*L 9 ie ?l" r ( < '*pre«8) 1.57, 4.20, 6.30, 7.42,
7.50, 8.50, 8.55, lO.Uu. ll.lA 11.45 a. m.; LStt,
4.05, 6.04, 6.66, 7.07 and 9.06 p. m.
Accommodation, 6.00, 7.00, 8.06, 10.48, 11.21
а. m. ; 12.33, 2.25, 3.40, 5.15, 7.40 and 10.35 p m.
. New York, 1.67, 2.65, 4.20, 6.30, 7.00.
1.50, 9.43, 10.05, 11.45 a. m.; *12.16, 1.37, 8 05.
б. 04, 6.10, 6.56, 7.07, 9.12 and 10.35 p. m.
"or Boston without chantre, 10.16 a.
and 5.56 p. m.
For the South—Southern Railway Ex
S ress, 7.41 p. m., sleepers ts Memphis and
ew Orleans.
h or West Chester, via L&mokla, 4.3a
a. m.; 3.40 p. m.
For Newark Center and intermediate
stations, 7.38 a. m. and 6.33 p. m.
Baltimore and Washington, 4.3», 8.01.
9.11, 10.1» and 11.00 a. m. 12.04, 12.22. *L1
i&i&t*** 8 - 06 - 6 - &8 ' 7 - 41 ' *
ifSft SftfflT*** ■ UUon ••
m. un
Leave Philadelphia, Broad Street, fer
m SP'refî 0 ?, i£ xpreM >- 3 &0 > 7.20, 7.26,
19.20, 11.18, 11.38 a. m.: *12.31, Lli, 2.02.-3.46
4.01, 4.41. 5.08, 6.30. 5.6$, 6.17, 6.56, 7.40. U.lo|
U.16 p. m. and 12.00 night.
, Accommodation. 6.20, 7.33, 9.10, 10.35 a.m.;
1.23, 3.08, 4.03, 4.37, 6.22, 8.38, 10.03 und 1LSI
p. m.
For Philadelphia (express), 1.67. 2.56. 4 M
8.60, 8.55, 9.43, 10.06, 11.45 a. m.; l.nT 1.05,
6.04, 6.56, 7.Ö7, 7.25, 9.06 and 9.12 p. m.
Accommodation, 7.00, 8.10 a. m. : 12.10. 1 40
4.05, 5.15 and 10.35 p. m.
*'? r Chester (express), 1.57, 4.20, 9.50, 8.61.
lO.to, 11.4o a. m.; L37. 3.05, 5.04, 6.56, 7.0Î anil
9.% p. m
Accommodation, 7.00, 9.10 a. nu: 12.10. L«.
4.06, 6.15, 7.25 and 10.35 p. m. ' '
For New York, 1.67, 2.65, 4.90, 7.00, 9.50.
10.05, 11 4 . a. m. ; 1.37, 8.06, 4.06, 6.04, 6.59.
7.07, 9.12 and 10.35 p. m.
For Boston, without Chang«, 6.59 p. n.
For the Booth—Southern Railway Ex
press. 7.41 p. m.. Bleepers ta Memphla and
New Orleans.
For West Chester, via 'Lameltl», |.g
m. and 5.15 p. m.
Baltimore and Washington, 4.99. 9.0L
U9 a. m.; 12.04, 12.22, 1.50, 6.23, **6.06, 7.41,
8.20 p. m. and 12.54 night.
# BalUmoH» ami lmermedlata staUans,
6.08 and 11.54 p. m.
„Î5? a y 8 Philadelphia, Broad Street, for
v\ lludiigton (express), 9.50, 7.20, U.18, It 89
a. m.; 1.12, 4.41, 6.08, 6.55, 7.40, 8.85, 1L1U,
11.16 p. m. and 12.05 night.
Accommodation, 8.36, 9.10. 10.31 a. m I
12.30, 2.05, 6.10, 8.38, 10.03 and 11.3» p.
For Nev, Castlo, 8.13, U.15 a. in.; 9.59 Id,
8.15. 6.53, 9.51 p .m. and 12.10 night.
For Lewes. 8.13 a. m.; 4.27 p. m.
Express for Dover, llarrlngtan and
SSPSSkÄ? 1, "- 03 *■ m - : 4 27 "• ' uf!
For llarrlngtan and way stations eaJy,
2.50 p. m.
Express for Wyoming, 8.58 p. m.
Express for Cape Charles, Old Fetst
Comfort and Norfolk, 1LU3 a. m. and UM
For New Castle, 9.51 p. m. and 12.01 Bight.
For Cape Charles, Old 1'olnt Camfort
and Norfolk, 12.01 night.
For Middletown, Clayton, Dover, Wy
oming, Felton, Harrington, Bridgevlllo,
Staford, Laurel and Delmar, U.01 night.
(•*) Congressional Limited Express
trains, composed entirely of Pullman Ves
tibule 1'arlor and Dining Cars. No extra
fare other than the usual Pullman charge.
(•) Limited express trains, composed *f
Pullman Vestibule Cars, Vestibule Pas
senger Coaches and Dining Car. Ne extra
For further Information, passenger» are
referred to the ticket agsnt at the ntatiaa.
General -da nager.
Gen. Pass. Agent.

Schedule In effect May 12,
»Express traîna.
All trains illuminated with PlnteuN
NEW YORK, week-days. *3.06, *7.10,
•8.30. *9.40, *10.35 a. m.; *12.21. *1.59, »».O*,
•6.32, *7.32, *U p. m.
NEW YORK, Sundays, *3.06, *7.10,
•9.40. *11.35 a. m. ; *3.06, *6.32, *7.32, *11 p. m.
Week-days, *3.06, 6.55, 6.27, *7.30, 7.55, *8.30,
•9.00, *11.40, *f0.35, 11.10, *11.46 a. m.; *12.21.
L20, *1.59, *3 06, 8.25 4.56, *5.32, 9.30, *7.32, 8.20,
10, *11 p. m.
Sundays, *3.06, 1.27, *7.30, 7.66. 8.60, *9.40.
•11.35 u. m.; 12.10, 1.20, *3.06, 8.26, 4.iw, *5.82,
6.30. *7.32, 8.20, 10. *U p. m.
Week-days, *3.06, *7.30, *8.80, *10.36 a. m.|
•7.32, *11 p. m.
Sundays, »1.06, »7.90, »1L96 a. so.; »7.n.
•11 p. m.
CHESTER, week-day«, *8.06, 6.56, 8.27,
•7.30, 7.55. *8.30, *9, *10.35, 11.10. *11.46, a. m.;
1.20, *1.59, *3.06, AS, 4.65. *5.32, 6.30. *7.11.
8.20, 10. *11 p.
CHESTER. Sunday«. *3.05, 9.27, »7.90,
7.55, 8.50, *11.35 a. in.; 12.10, 1.20, *3.09, 6.3Î,
4.55, *5.32, 6.30, *7.32, 8.20. 10, *11 p. m.
ATLANTIC CITY, week-day«, *7.99 a.
m.; *12.21, *1.59, *3.06 p. m. Sunday«, *7.90,
•7.66 a. m. ; *3.06 p .m.
CAPE MAY, week-day«, »7.M (*10.tt a.
m., Saturday! only), *16», *1.09 p. m.
Sundays, *7.30 a. m.
•4.20, 7 02, *8.47, *11.05 a. m.; *12.55, *1.07, 9.88,
•4.03, *5.2», *6.13, *8.30, *8.58 p. m.
Sundays, *4.20, 7.02. *8.47 a. m.; *1156, »187,
8.03, *4.03, *5.25, *8.20. *8.68 p. m.
7.02 a. m.; 3.03 p. m. dally.
NEWARK. Del.. *4.20, 7.02.
m.; *12.55, 3.03, *5.25, 7.35, *8
p. m. Sundays, *4.20, 7.02, *8.47 a. m. ; *13.55,
8.03. *5.25, 7.35, *8.20, *8.58, 11.10 p. m.
PITTSBURG, week-days, *8.47 a. nu;
•8.13 p. m. Sundays, *8.47 a. m.; *5.25 p. m.
CHICAGO, *8.47 a. m.; *5.25 p. m. daily.
CINCINNATI and ST. LOUIS, *12.66 aud
•8.5s p. m. dally.
tanooita, *8.30 p. m.
alecpcrs to New Orleans.
a. ni. ; 3.03, 7.35, and 11.10 p. m. dally.
Week-days, 7.02, 10.30 a. m.; I.u2, 5.25 p. ».
Sunday», 9.30 a. in.; 6.25 p. m.
For New York, week-days, *5.15 p.
For Philadelphia, week-days, 6.10, *11.91
a. ra.; 3.00, *5.15, 9.45 p. m. Sunday«, 119
a. m.; 1.00, *5.15, 9.46 p. m.
For Pittsburg and Chicago, dally,
•6.15 p. m.
For Baltimore, week-days, AM a. ml; A
•5.15 p. m. Sundays, 3. *5.15 v UL
For Landenberg and way eta.io:M. week
days, 6.50, 10.25 a. m.; 2, 5.16 p. m. Bundaya.
9.25 a. m. ; 5.15 p. m.
Week-days, *3.49, 6, 7.15. *8.16, 9.80, »10.39,
11 30 a. m.; *12.20, *1.10, *1.86, 4 *3.33, 8.95,
•4.15, *4.49, *5.15, *5.41, 6.60, 9.10, *7.4A *8.19
10.10 and 11.35 p. m.
Sundays. *3.40, 6, *8.15. 8.30. 9.90, ll.SO a.m.;
•12.70, *1.38, 2. *3.30, 3.35, *4.15, *4.49, 8.18,
•7.43, *8.23, 10.10 and 11.36 p. m.
Week-days, *3.20 *7. 5,
p. m. Sundays, *3.20, *7.
Telephone, No. 193.
Rates to Western pointa lower thaa via
any other line.
C. O. SCULL. General Passenger Agent.
R. B. CAMPBELL, General Manager.
•8.47, *11.08 a.
.20. *8.58, U.19
via Bristol and Chat
daily. Through
•10.16, a. m.; »7.77.
55 a. in.; 7.97 p. m.
>0.-11 B4HRBI 8TBMK*.;

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