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1 Evening Journal.
The EVENING JOURNAL has the Largest bonaflde Circula tion in the state. t at A 1 ". WILMINGTON, DEL., MONDAY NOVEMBER 25, 1895 ONE CENT. Eighth ve*k ATLANTIC CITY, N, J. CAN MARCO A HOTEL, NOW OPEN. Pacific and Massachusetts Avenues, ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., After thorough hooBerleaning and renova tlou has been reop ned >nr the wluter under the p rsoiiel supervision of Mrs. Annie Oru h, formerly proprietress of the Kenilworth 8team Heat. Hydraulic Elevator, Sun Par lor. Baths, all conv eniences. Write for rates. HELP WANTED. TTTANTED-A young i.ady to assist W with exb'blt at Food Exposition. App'y to Mi'S TAYLOtt. at the Auditorium, on Wednesday^ between 8 and 4 p. m . TYT ANTED vv ance so ldtors slou Call from 4 to# p m. . _ -*117 EQ UITABLE BUILDUP. TTTANTED-A BRIGHT MAN. WELL VV aruuttnt-d with 'Vtlmln.rion to solicit. Apply to Dl »MOND PRINTINGCOMPANY, 112 French YTTANTED—A reliable lady or ^ entleman to Vv ritetrtbote samples and make unuse-lo hou«e 0 »» vvM for our Vegetable T-llet traps. $10 to $71 a month easy made. Address Crofts & Reed, 841 H Robey street, 1 hit-ago A GENTA— A snap for y u. $1*5 we-kly. $5.100 'early.No exuerleucs rtqui ed.fallure lm ib.e. Our scheme a ue one, particulars Addre.s P. U. Box AHM . Boston . Ma ns. MAN or lady to manag- distributing soap _samples, specialties. do correspondras . Mend Sylvan Co.727 Wood ward .Detroi .Mich., 10c for samples soap, etc. , receive out lit off er. HTHKASURKR WANTED.-A GOOD LIVE J. profitable and established business re quites addltlo r al assistance In the manage meat and the proper and capable man with about $5,000 capital will Iib made treasurer wltn a good s-lary and receive a fair share of the piollls. This Is an opportun tlty and warrante cerefnl Investigation. AUdt ecS HARMaN & KNOW LEA, Ally*., WLnilngton, elaware -TWO GOOD LIFE IN8UR ctatlary aud ooimnU street. j';;-,:; A S alesman wantku-$iou to $125 per month and expenses to 1 irotlnce our goorle to tbe trade. Staple line; position permanent, B lousant and desirable. AO ill ess. with BLamp, lug Mfg . Oo., D. 63. Chicago. _ <Jk r t J $;w a day for ladlea or gents The new HT*»aluminum metal case for thotogra,lis on monume"t«; pres-rves the face« of me oead for all time as they w re on earth; ho- roetica:ly sealed aud pat ou Li 5 n innies: elegant, rich and ornamental: catchy relier, good sellers. Write, WORLD ,,W1 Columbus. O. aleo other MF'G tO FOR RENT. RESTAURANT. 286 Poas.'hiuoa at once. I r<OR RENT THE Madl-ou street. JAJh.s MON \GHAN. 418 Market street. U |> »m»88 OPPO BTÜN 1TI ES. _ T7H)R 8ALB—CHEAP, A FIR8T-CLA88 HO f 1 tel doing a good buntoees. with two barn, two pool table \ good will and tlxtures. Ad dress TH MAS MoHUGüa 1U Market street. Wl mlngton. * »el._ PROPOSALS. ?0 SALS. pRO Sealed proposal» will be rec lvedat th'Office of the So.rdof Hea'th, eouthweet cu nei of Mxth and Kt - street», until Tu s ai, 26th Instant, al8 p. m . for the ait. a lone of out ho sea al Sob. J an 4 schools, l' a», and specification. can be Been at oTce of K. . . Klee, Jr . architect. Fqutiabte Building on and af .er 10 a. m.. Situ d»y, 231 tuataut The Bo»r . of health rtservea tte right tu reject any or all bids. By order Bond of Health rfl!R OLQUHOUN, Secretary. NOTH) Äh OTICE-IN CONFORMITY WITH THE in\ visions of »in act of ih>* (»«iternl Ah Bembly, an application will be made to Honor able lgnatuu C. ürubb. AwoctMe Juil^e of tbe Sn 4*rlor < 'ourt for New Caetle ooauty, on briturilay, the <30th iuBt*nt, at 10 o'clock a. in., f»r the Incorporai loo o Tbe People's nlMion, the objects of which are religious and charit able. WILLIAM H. HILLK8, Attorney. N uAHua r ™ MÂDSnôüfôrrÛÎŒTjOAM Ij at KTNG'8, 616 Orange street. ---- Ö AÄ OWNAU), ulSât Heventn street, leads thorn all in low prices. Brand new $60 machines reduced to $16. $18 and $30 All make« to select from. Btnger. Wheeler A Wilson, New Dome, Do mastic,White, Standard and all other makes. Any machine sent on trial, free^ix months for cast, two year, on tneUUmentg.^d^taL No. U East Seventh Street. Any machine repaired. M cents np. JftREE I To all our c n-tomere we give one 16x91 Crayon Por ralt Tree'. Freel F.ee! WILMINGTON PHOTO CO., 40IJ4 Marke stre-t. Wilmington. Del. All are invited to se < onr samples. 1LMINGTON FURNITURE in STORAGE EXCHANGE. All klndeof Farnltare bought, sold and ez changed. Stoves and heaters repslrerl, oli, •joe and gasoline stoves called for, thoroughly overhauled and returned at a moderate cost Stoves taken down, stored for the eeanon and put np In the fall Address or call, ll»6 ORANGE STREET. Wilmington. Del. w HOEGELSBKRGKK. M. D., 818 MARKET STREET, Made THE EYE HIS SPECIAL STUDY In the Universities of Vienna, Austria, and Nsw York City, In the Philadelphia Poly clinic and Wills Eye Hospital. He EXAMINES EYES FREE and guaran tees satisfaction. SOLD GLASSES, $3.00. STEEL GLASSES. li. 50 CENTS. MetbodUt Mtulatar*' Aaaoclatloa. R*v. Johu Frauoe presided at tbe regular meeting of the M. E Minister»' Association th's morning, and R^v Wllmer Jaggard waa tbe secretary. There was a good aMandane«. Current events were discussed by R*vs M«rtin dale, Stengle, C A Giiee. of George town, and otbars, and au able paper on "Mohammedanism" was read by Rev W P. Taylor and ditmmed by several present, among them R*v Watt, Collins end Mowbray. Next Monday R«v A T. Soott will read a review of Madge's "Progressive Sanctification." A S$r«u«d$ aud Donation. Hyatts's Military Baud will to morrow evening tender a eereuada aud donation to W. A. Cross, one got the Charter members of the band, at his home iu Brandywine village badly Injured some time ago by stepping upon a piece of glass aud severing au artery iu his foot, from which he nearly bled to daath. He Is now rapidly re cover log. Mr. Cross was Mr. Meeaer'a Talk In Ohestar. Rev S B Meeser, pastor of Second Baptist Church, this city, delivered a atrong address in the Oper* House at Cheater yesterday before a fine audience of 500 men. It was a Y. M O. A. m-ef log. When he began speaking, Mr. Maessr was feeling ill but aa be cangbt the enthusiasm of hla audience he forgot tha sick feeling entirely lu his earnest talk Parlor Car stova la. The Pullman Palace car Palma arrived at the Wilmington shops of tbe Pullman Company this morolug stove in for one fourth its length. From the appearance of the Palma she must have beeu caugnt between two looomotives. Tbe see dent oeenrred on one of tbe Pennsylvania branch lines iu the Western part of Pennsylvania. CIVIL LI IT GONE OYtR. 8nperlor Court met this morning;. Immediately after It oonvened the elvll list was gone over end oases merited foT t r |*l or other disposition mede of them The tUecdkQC / of Uwvera WM Urge, The otee of the CDy vg Thomas Grey is on the argument list for this term of court. This 1* the test c**e against the thirty-five ml k venders who refused to tske ont liseuses It will be tried sometime within a few weeks Robert Adglr was. on motion of Willtsm C Spruauce,admitted to practice in the Delaware court*. Mr. Spruauce was his preceptor. Sp dal juries were asked in the following cases: Margaret K. Donovan vs. the P , W. & B. Kallroad Company; W R. Howard, et al., vs the Mayor and Conucil of Wilmington; W. D. Wilhius vs. the Mayer aud Connell of Wilmington; J. Frank Ourrv vs the Charles Warner Company; William C Loeber, et al , vs the Wilmington City Railway Company ; W C. Martin vs. the B & P. Railroad Company; Miles E Gil in vs. tbs Mayor and Council of Wilmington ;Mary O'Niell's Administrator vs the B & P. Railroad Company, George W Skaggs vs the P , W. & B Railroad Company, William R. Stewart vs. the Jackson and Sharpe Company. Joseph Ross vs the Bi audy wine Granite Company ; John W. Wright vs the Wilmington City Railway Company ; Frank E Griswold vs the P , W & B RGlroad Company; Georg- A Daniels vs the Liebig Manu ring Company The cases of J H tod Wright vs. Several garnishees of H-nry C H)blnson were marked off the list. Those cases reported settled or lu course of settlement were as follows: John Doe vs G Richard Roe. C Evans. Hamuel D Cunningham: Cortland Wagou Company vs J. P Springer; Janus A Kelley vs. George A Bullock (judgment for defendant); Charles S Horn vs George E Dear born, Douglas McCoy vs. James T MeOoy. Frauklic Rumford va William B«adenkopf, >ohn Webster vs. the Wilmington Cl'y Railway Company ;Ytag gle and R b»cca Moore vs. William E Johnson ; Thomas McHugh vs. Daniel F. Worrall : Matthew T. Slaughter, et. al , vs Joseph Pyle; M'cbasi J Hughes vs. Massachusetts B-nefit Life Association The cominiesiouir In the divorce case of Eojadue vs. George Taylor, was grantei until December 16 to make his return George Lodge was appointed to take testimony in the divorce suit instituted br the wife of Dodo Sparks In the divorce estes of Griffith V3. Griff! h ar.d Jackson vs Jackson, C m nitssloiiers Sitnuel A Macalltster a: d M-df-rd H Caboon made their returns and publication was ordered On Wednesday afternoon the argument list will be gone over Lawyers In tbs Superior Court to Look After Their Interests. A THAIKSGIYING ATTRACT! OR. The Food Exposition Will Be Opened Thursday Night With Many New and Novel Features. The big food fvooslt! -ti opens Thanks giving nigh', *ud a!i arqaaiuted with Manager Bnckly's hurtling method« r-allze ihat be will have tbe big Bbow as well opened as if It had b -eu ruuainr a week Every booth will bs aet up, fu'ly decorated, lighted and arranged for eervli g aamnles before 5 o'clock that It will far surpass last year aa a drawlflg card. The people realizt that cm*d 0 . f aod"biT. ^ ear fine '® e the crowdsland have pim'y of good cheer, all for 25 ce its, it *•* proper thing to petrooiz 1 1t Tbe exhibitors from abroad this year embrace the following big food produot , ti,. i n ..i.. n p?...i i'.*».». h-mee*: Tbe American Cereal Company, I'he Waohbnrn-Croab* Crmpany, Potter p ftr i| u & Co.. Tbe New York Biscuit 0f , mptDy< The R T . D . t u Mill Com I peuy, Romford Chemical Works Ell I Pettyjohn'« Bast Company. VanCamp Packing Company, Plymouth Rock Gelatine Oompiny, Diamond Dust Soap Powder Company, The Polar Star Freezor day „,u. ru I Company and others ■ As extra attractions Manager B ickloy as a fitting oslebratiou of the day—will riebet* present to every womm buying t ickst* the opening night, either a handsome ellver coffea spoon or a bjx of french chocolate boa bons After Thanksgiv ing the doors will ba optned at 2 p m i'he cooking leaturst occur hourly both sftenoon and nlgbt, this being aa innovation sure to p eiaa ths womsu. Revival* at,Wesley and Ml. Salem. The aeries of revival meetings at Wes lay M E. Church: Linden and Jackson streets, Rev. W. W Btarp. pastor, con tinue to be unusually profitable. Theie have bsen aixty two conversions to date, four of Yesterday twelve were with tbe ebureb ou probation and five were taken Into full membership The oburch was filled at all the servioea yestetday and glorious meetings were had. Rev. John France preaches to morrow evening, and it Is expected that Rev C. A Grice, of Georgetown, will preach to night A very eucc'ssfnl revival Is being held at Mt Salem M E. Church, Highland*, Rev S M Morgan, paetor LastAventog there were five at tbe altar and three were converted, making a total in all of forty On Friday nine ware converted. The meetings continue during tbe week. Rev Vaughn 8 Collins, of New Castle, preaches to morrow evening sud Rev. W. P. Taylor ou Wednesday evening. last svsr.tr g united t bent Bwlne Plegne Is Racing. Ex Recorder of Deeds James T Shall cross, of St Georges hundred was In this city to day, shaking bauds with a host of friend* "The swine plague Is raging down our way," he sala "It is not hog obolera, but another disease The first symptom Is that the aulmal quits eatlug It starves itsslf to death in tbe course of a week or two I have lost ovei seveuty hogs, and William Janvier and Harry Whlttock, neighbors of mine, have also lost a great many It extends from St G .orges hundred Into Maryland and Is especially virulent arouud the head of Sassafras." New Hotel Meoegemont. George D Russell.formerly of Milford, who has been aesiclattd with the late T B Merritt in the management of tbe Merritt House, has become the manager of that hotel for Mrs. Merit it. Russell Is an experienced b nlface and well known throughout the state. Mr DEATH OF NAT WALLS. Dr. Corkran Says It Was Caused By Meningitis. M03AHAHB CAPTORS TESTIFY Relatives of the Dead Mao aud Hla Aaaallant Ware in Court To-day—It Wav Naarly Noon Hrf.ira the Mauvlaushter Cate Wav Returned — Only Four WH ueteee TevtlHcd. At 11 50 o'clock tbit morning the jury drawn to try John Morahan for killing N tbaclel P Walls resumed Its'place In the buz, and Morahan was plaoed iu tbe dock The prlso er was attend'd by his brotbor and vlst.vr In law and hla board log house mistress The widow srd daughter of tbe dead man were also within the har encloanre Arthur Parrady, a lad, was tha first witness etlled for the state He saw Morahan ai d Walls at tbeP.W &B station on tbe night of September 20 He waa walking along the platform on bis way from work Hearing cries, he saw Morahan running and held him stepped out and until Dillon came np aud relieved him of bis oharga. aloug. Walls over in tho hospital room at the Poplar street ei d of the ha ' ff .cted tbe osp'ure of Morahau. Raymond Dsvls testified tba*. he saw Morahau running rapidly toward lbs foot of Poplar street and some man In pursuit Aftsr Psrrady got hold of him witaeas also lock hold of him He also hrairl Morahau say, "I'll go along " Under cross examination he said that when bt first heard theorist he ibonght they were made by railroad man playing Policeman Joseph Howgate said: "I first ss* Morahau tn Dstsoiire Jouea' »Sea Oa tha *ay to the police sta lou tu ths patrol *agon be said that Walls Invited him Into a saloon to take a driuk and, after be bad accepted the treat, Walls rafuaed to pay for It They had a fe* words and la'er met Iu the deoot I said to him that it would hare bean batter bail they not ma' tbe neoond li ne He said, ' Yes, I wish I bad not met him the seoond time " Dr Millard T Corkran testified that Walls died of mentngl'is He attended oim from the time uf bia removal horn* to that of his daath. The post mortem disclosed a radiat'd fracture of tbe skull above the left ear and a blood clot formid There waa also a congestive state of the membranes covering tbe brain In his opinion the msulngi't was caused by tbe blow wbloh produced tbe fraoture. He said that the wound was not necessarily fatal Mr White—' I will ask yon whether or not that fracture as you discovered it. would necessarily, without medical attet dance, have produced the meningitis which produced bis death?' "As the case fell tuto my hands, exist it did, the condition that sxlsted then would necessarily prove fatal. A fraoture may extend ODe half way around the aud not orodues meningitis In my opinion tbe same condition that pro duced tbe fracture led np to the menln gttts that produced death It would rtquire a considerable blow to produce snob a fracture. It could not have b-r en produced by a man falling upon smooth surface, but a projection could have cauaed it Such an Injury as Walls sustainrd would not necessarily cause ua consciousness." He said that he could not say positively that this particular case There nothing to convince him uncdusciousness was produced at tbe time of the injury He first saw Walts between 12 and o'clock on the day following the assault At that time be was not rational, but he was not unooneclous. "I'll go Morahan said: Subsequently tbe wltneas saw It was ahtd that tng ft 8 skill! It did in was that Mr, Biggs—"Was it not, in yonr opinion, very unwise for a man in that oondition to be removed from tbe bos pltal to his horns? ' This was objected to and ruled out on the grouud that it was not la the line of cross -examination. Mr. Biggs—"Assuming that be was removed from tbe hospital to his homson the morning on which you found him,may it not hsve had au important bearing upon the condition in wbioh he tbeu was and the condition of meningitis which followed?" Mr. White again objected and a lengthy argument followed which lasted until the noon adjournment. •Then the question was ruled our; Tbe general jury was discharged until Wednesday morning. The Grand Jury'* Ylstt. The grand jury will visit the alms house at Farnhurst on Wednesday. Superintendent MsCay will give the visitors «turkey dinner Anale Relented and George Went Free. George Gordon, known in local circles as "Whistling'' George, objected lo his girl, Anule Scott, receiving a letter from another fellow Saturday night. Ha couldn't read it, tnd she wouldn't, and tbe outcome was that he btrnck her a couple of times in tbe jaw. Then she bad him arralgued before Magistrate Kelley who hlk^H At tbe last minute, however. Annie re leuted, and begged for ner lover's liberty so hard that the magistrate relented and George went free. Addreued Sussex Gountlan*. Profeefor H. 8. Goldey returned from a visit down tbe state this morning Profrssor Goldey addressed a mass meeting iu the hall at Bridgevltle tn Saturday night and last jnlght be addressed the coogregatieu of UreeD» buro M E Cburcb, assisting Rsv. J. A. Arters of that charge. Rnrlul of » loans Woman. The remains of Miss Clara M. Roger son. a young woman of 24 were taken to North East, Md , this morning on the 1019 train, for interment at tbe old blick church uear that place. R«v. W W. Sharp, mt Wesley Cburob, conducted the funeral services last night at 8 o'clock, at tbe lat« home of the diseased. New Chorch Project Abandoned. At a meeting held at St Mary's Church yesterday to farther consider the proj'Ct of establishing a church in South Wtl mlngtou of the Roman Catholic faith, it was deemed not advisable to euDtlnue negotiation* farther for the present. Tue committee to canvass for assistance was therefore discharged. intended to send to New Castle, over ADDICKS MEN AT WORK. They Organisa a Club to Cun,tart Their Campaign at the Next Jttepnbllean Primaries In This City. J. Edward Addicks now has a county organization of bis own O i Saturday eventpg the Colon Republic in Club of New t'astle eonnty was organiz'd in the Addicks headquar'ers at Fifth and Shipley streets It is designed to nee tide club to advance the Addicks Interests just ss the Young Men's Republican Cmb and the Repub lean Flr> t Dietrlo' Committee are being need to a Irenes the Higgins side of the present Republican controversy. Two men from each ward condneted the meetlug They were as follows: First ward, ez Deputy Sheriff Charles R. Ewing, J 0 Allen; Heooud, ez Police Captain J O Keraey, J. D Phillips; Third, E J Conner, ez-Polloe Hergeant. J. 0. Wlggleswortb ; Fourth, W B. Clerk, W. 0. Taylbr; Fifth J E Martin, D Jefferson; Sixth, 8 H Baynard, dlsappoluted candidate for mayor; Joseph 3. Briuck iey; Seventh, Frank Lytle, Stephen Downey, disappointed Candida e for eher iff; Eighth. John T. Spring, W . T. Hill; Niuth, R Brown, J.E Lynn; Tenth, Charles H Holloway, L. Hpaakman; Eleventh, J. A Melvin, H. L. Johnson; Twelfth, Hamuel Allen,Clarence Forwood H.ephsn Downey waa elected chairman, and J. 0 Wiggiesworth, temporary Secretary Permanent officers will be elcoUd on next Tuesday evening. OVER THE SEIZURE AND DFTENSION OF THE J. W. FOSTER. Her Captain Threatens to Sue ihn United States Government for Dai isgea -The Steamer Leon Now at the <iarlan and Hollingsworth Company's Yerde for Re pairs. It la very probable that serious com plications may arise from the i-elzure aud detention of the rchoouer J VV Foster at Lewes, by Deputy Collector E I R Nuarp, on directions issued by the Ur.lied Htates Government through Collectjr of Cum tome George L Townsend was by tbe Hpsnish minister that the Foster had arms, ammunition, dynibite, eto, on her, deelgued for the Oub n patriots, and which ube was to trai. rfer to tha steamer Leon Tbe Fester was found lyini; at anchor sbtve Fourteen font Bank in tbs bay, arriving there at 2 30 After a i Interview with Orptaln Wbealton, Coll ctor Sharp decided that It would be prude it to bring tbe Foster to the Breakwater Daring the interview the captain turned the vessel over to the collector and said he held tbe government, respnn eib'e for her from then on, und would have no more to do with her Collector Hhr.rp thru ordered the lug Hughes to tow the veso*l to the Brerkwater. arriv ing there at 6 p m Two Cut tom House meu were placed la charge. Toe captain and crew would have left the vessel, but bad no wind to sail a skiff ashore Csp'aln Wbealton of the Foster says be will bring suit against the United 8ta'es government for damages. Mate It H Qieen will take ths vessel to Tampa, Florida, If released. Collector Mbarp. on arrival at Lewee. I nmediately wired Acting Hecretary Wik* that the Foster was anohored at the Breakwater and waiting further orders Tbe Foster is loadrd with c'al for the Plant line of stermablps running from Port Tamps, Fla, to Hsvaia, and tbe ooal was to be delivered st P >rt Tamps It is ra'her a peculiar ootno 1 dense that tbe last cirgo of coal wbioh eaa shipped on the same order was etriied by tbe aoboouer EJua Champion, 'vhlch was lost at sea t'he seizure tbe r» Bolt of suspicions *ntertainsd lost at sea Collector Towusend when asked reis Hve to the seizure of the eeln oner J W Foster said that she was being detained by order of tbe Hecrstary of tbe Treasury Up to tbe hour of going to press he had received no further wotd from eltber the department nr Deputy Collector Sbsrp as to wbat had been done or * hether any articles contraband of war bad been fonnd United States Marshal Lan stated that he *was not In It at leant, n*t np to nau this time, date, and from the tone of ▼( toe used he didn't seem to be mourning 'ary much over it. Th* government ofioial* here are very guarded In their re narks and decline to talk on the subj«tt. Outside parties, however, »re by do i ivans back ward Iu expressing their npii.iou, and it is generally thought that Unde Bam, 'n his desire to ourry favor with Spain, his put his foot In It »nil may hsve to pay dearly for the bluudsr. The Leon Iu Had Shaja. With a bad list to port whne her quarter has bean pulled down aa a result uf an ugly bole where she rat ashor* on Saturday, the Norwegian steamrhip Leon is at tbe Harlan aud Hcillugsworth Company's. 8be is wailing hst turn to he docked for axaminatiin and ».pairs She Is tbe vessel which was accus'd of collus lou With tbe seized teboouer Joseph W Fester, now st the Breakwater, to take munitions ot war from her to Cuba. Captain und Craw of Seven Saved. Captain J B. Stilpbea aud the crew of seveD men of tbe three masti d Newport ecboonsr George K Vernon, abandoned at sea ou November 11. about 120 miles south of Cape Hatteras, were landed at Cbestrr, Pa , on Saturday, bj the British brig Emma L Siaw. t'ap'tin J W Porter, from Savannah la M. r, Jautaias. Captalu S'llpheu and crew vers subae queutly taken to Philadelphia by the tug Campaula. The whereabouts of the crew bad been looked for etuce last Tuesday, at which time the British steamer Adirondack, which arrived at New York, reported tbe abai donment of Die schooner. She passed th, derelict oa 17tb last. In latitude 31 14 Lorfh, long! tude 74 07 west. Dog Waau't Mad— Lovait Was. About 11 o'clock Saturday night R E Lovell, who lives at Eighth »nd DuPont streets, beard a noise ia bis chicken yard aud suspecting that thieves «ere getting in their work went on an lnepietiog tour He found a dog there and endeavored to drive the hrme on , when It turned on him, biting him badly oa tbe le * t wrist, Officers Massey and Sihell shot tbe dog later, at Tenth aud Olaytou. It belonged to Alexander ,Hit\ of Elgh'h and Rodney streets discovered by Mr. Lovell tho dog killed ten chickens. Be ore being JUST TÏÏERTY-1W0 YEARS OP AGE. And the Sunday tchool of Rtnzawood M. K. Church Celebrates the Event In a Very Pleasant Manner. A Kiugswood M E Sunday school cele brated Its tweuty-second anniversary yesterday afteruoon and the pretty little oburch at Fourteen'h and Claymout, was filled to nvst flowing with member and friends. The Interior was decorated with beautiful fl <wers and tbs eight was a pleasing one Superintendent George W *Todd was a proud man aa be looked over the crowd of happy faces aud realized that bis work of the past eighteen years had brought forth good fruit. The program was au Interesting one and consiated of : Address of welcome from the Infant School. Graue Log aud Hinging, Infant *o* o ' "There's a H*pi> Laud of Konshina." Address of welcome, t ora School. Gertrude ehelton H'nglng by School,.."Greeting Glee." Recitation, "I'll Strike for the Bright. ' Wilfred Hlnefleltl .School Miss Reba Smith Lily Ross Anniversary! song. Resiling, "Thank.giving Herltstton. "A Mot Iter's Prayer Song, "Happy Little Worker« We," Infant School Ri citation, "I Never Use Tobacco," Gideon Htephsnson H."drool Hong, "Oar Sunday School." Recitation, "Bring My Mother Bar k to Me," •issue Smith Duett, "Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep." lleckle Dickerson and * 111» Morris Rev. Warren Burr It lei. M il llodgHiin ...School Brown anil Remarks by punlor. Remarks. "ong. "Every One Is Sowing," brief oildreseon, Mrs C. C Miss WalklDK. Deaconess ot the Wilmington district. Flàwer song. Annie Berk, Annl* IVeney, Lula King. Usssle Reagan, Mrnili Wllstu, May Htrlngfellow, Kiuma Springer. Nel le Slrlngfellow, Helen King .Church Choir Mrs. Warren Burr Anthem.. Read I ug. Du,it, "Beckoning llamls," Heckle Dickerson and Eflle Morris Heading of report. Secretary Alex Clare Remaiks, • ..Superintendent iiuorge W.TotUI Singing. "Uarvesl Home,". .School Benediction.Irev. Warren Barr Tie school orchestra, consisting of Clarence Bhumar, lead cornet; Rarry McDonald, seoond cornet; Theobald Peterson, bass; George W. McDonald alto; John Wolf apd Charles B rg, violins; Miss Nellie Gustavlsou, organist, and Alfred Arc field, leader, assisted the Maud Squire was tbe organist and Eluia Fisher, me leader for the In faut school, while Miss Pearsou ac companied in the duets sohonl litQU&DiLB HOXB FOR AGED HER Annual Meeting end Rlvetlou nf llfltneiv. Th* Report* of Becretnrv and Tina* nror. The annnsl meeting of the MluquadtU Home for aged men and elvctlon of officers was held Saturday afternoon and reunited as follows: Dtreotora for thra* veers: Lewis B Morrow. N R Benson, L O K-nt. Mrs E W Mendlnhatl Mrs H T U.use.Mrs George G Lobdeli.Mrs George W Bush Miss Annie Fllnn, Mm Holstein Harvey and Mias Allot D. Lob dall. Officers. W. W L»bdelJ. president; C B Sinythe. vice president; L. C Kent, trassarer, and Miss Alice D. Labdail, secretary. The reports of the secretary and trass nrsr showed: Number of iDmatea, 17.au Increase of 6; applications, 12; received, 11 ; traaaferred, 1; voluntarily removed, 1 ; died 2; oasb on band at last report. $245 53: cash contribution, reoalvcd $2 074.75; annuity, G G. Lo bd ell 's estate. $50; inmate»' fe*a. $2 250; Interest oa mortgages, $22150; interest on depcsits, |29 84; insursnoe dividends, 60 oeuts; sale of produoe, $0 45; fe* returned, $150; fr <m inms'es iu excess of entrance fee*. $292 92; p.ymeot of mortgages, $3 000. Total, $8 327'. 59 The disbursements for tbe year in eluding $2 200 for mortgage invest naent; $1.014 34 for Improvements ; $757 for furniture; $555 88 for salaries, amount, log to $7,201 19 . leaving a balance, uu hand ot $1,126 40 BOUGHT FOR TEN THOUSAND. Diver* Properties Dlepueed of Hy Sheriff Gtltls on Saturday Aftarnooa. Sheriff Olills sold five properties on Saturday afternoon. Josepo Trinder's farm of 58 «eres iu Mill Creek hundred, was bought by John Pilling for $2 525 J Harvey Whiteman pnrchastd Alfred J Rumford's property on West street, between Third and Fourth street, for $3 200. Jacob Hill's B'ackbird hundred property brought $1,850, George W. Lockwood being the purchaser. George T Brown purchased,for $1 000, tbe brick house of Jemen Austin Ellison, on Jackson street near Eighth. The property of the late William Me Call, ou Market street near Seventh, brought $10,000. Lewis G Vandegrlft, attorney, beiug tbe purchaser. Union Fpworth League Kalif. The Epworth League chapters of Soott, Epworth and Brandywine M. E. Cburchrb will held a union Autumu rally iu Epworth Church to morrow night. Au lnterestiog musical ahd literary program has bren prepared, aod there will b» abort addresses uu Epworth League wetk by tba pasters of tbe three oburches. Rev. Vang bau 8. Cotllus, of New Castle, the pioueer Epworth Leaguer of tbe Wilmlugtou Coufereucr, will al.o be preaeut aud make an address. The musical selections are of a high cider afid tbe entertainment will be veil worth attending. No admlasiou will be charged. ____ Special Service* sod a OoPertton. A great all-day tervioe was held at Union M E Church yesterday and three exceptionally fine sermon* were preached by R»v Thomas E Msrtindaie, D 1> , ar.d Rev Adam Sungle.forffer pastors of Union bat now stationed at Milford and tttnyrna respectively, aud Dr Merritt Hulburt, N T D , of Graoa Chutab. There was excellent special music aud a collection of $1 000 tor ohuich Improve ment was taken up Held for the Upper Court. David, alias "Buck ' Cunningham, who elgnelizid himself by breaklug out of tbe police station here, and, after eevrral weeks' liberty, wee caught at Sharon HlU.was tried before Judge Berry lo Chester .on a charge of stealing tools from Contractor J. Irvin Taylor aud Car penters Studs sttd Taylor In that city. He wts held in $2 500 bill for court, and lu default was taken to jail. Seized With Canvutalan*. While crossing tbs Market street bridge over the Brandywine last night, Slrnlon Rlner, aged 27 years, was seized with convulsions He was taken to the Homeopathic Hospital. A Party of Tramps Assault and Rob a Colored Sailor. TWO ARE CAPTURED BY THE POLICE änd Jude« Kfflmom Olv«i Ihtni * Hour of Delaware Law —A Neat Solution of a Parplaxlug (Jiiaattnu—& Negro Diva Raided and Three Women Held— Mandera Had Stolen Uoods Municipal Court CJaiea. Deputy Jndge Harry Fmmnna oecu pled the wool Back In the Muniolpsl Court, mis inoruliig, owing to the ab sence of fudge Ball, and the cession was malted by a new departue from the usual ran Hatuidsy night shout. 11 o'olook.Henry Rose, a colored aal or, waa parsing through West Yard ou his way to this city when be waa seeu by a gang of some thirty tramps who were gathered around a camp fire. They called to him to come and take a warm but an he didn't like the look* of tha hoboes he declined Heveral of them then caught him, robbed him of blB hat and $5 in money, beat and abused hltn and threat eued to roast him over their fire. Tbe terrified ooon pleaded for bis life and finally broke away, rnnnlng Into the city where ho met Officer Flynn to whom he told lila story. That officer, with Officers Harooikt and Miguirs, rani - a descent ou the camp aud suesreded la capturing Joseph Richmond and John Clark, two hard looking specimens of the genus tramp. Henry identified them as part of his assailants. He was a perfect »»reck when bn reached police headquarters about 3 o'clock Sunday morning. His nlolhrs were out and torn from his bsdy, two teeth were knocked out aud he was bleeding aud bruised Tbn two turn denied ever having seen him before, but he positively swore that they wer« tha ones who did most of the maltreating This morning in Municipal Court they were arraigned on a charge of highway robbery Rosa la a non- resident, has no money or friends here and if the case were se .t to the upper conrt it would neuei sl'ate bis being held as a witness, st a coat to the county, and meaning a loss of llbvrty to him until February. Chief Dolan, City Holleltor Harman and Judge Emmons held a consultation, as a result of which It was decided to change tbe charge to one of assault and battery Then Judge Emmons sentenced «acb to pay a fine of $100 aud coats, and be confined at hard labor for oue year Captalu Kane got tha sailor new olothes sod hat Two colored men were at rested Satur day night for disorderly conduct When they were ranged In front of House Ser geant Durney's desk, to jbe recorded, the uauai question as to name was asked One of them answered: "This isn't to be patin tbe papers, is it, Gaptiln?" to which that I iff. -er replied: "Not neceass rtly for pnbUoatlon, but asa guarantee of good fatih " The prisoner, whose name waa Ezekiel Abrams colored, was thou recorded Ha got off with a slight, fine Annie Perkins, c losed, *n arrested Saturday night by Officers Maloney and Hblelds on a charge of oorner luugiiig at Front and Merket streets Hhe was al lowed to go with a warning. Officer Solomon while covering his beat Saturday night, just before midnight, beard cries of murder coming from tbe viciulty of Eleventh aud Wilson stroe s He a'ranted Richard Rider, colored, charged with assault on bis wife. This morning he was dismissed as tbe fault eeeturd to be with the woman Abraham Massey and Adelaide Hau.ll ton, bulb colored, and lovers at that, bad u spat at Front and King, wbeu Abe struck and knocked Addle down Office's Malooey and Hblelds saut both in aud this morning Abe was Sued $5 auu CORtS Richard Tlernry was charged by bis fatber, Michael, with dlsordery com!not The father relented however and on bis r<q lest the case was dismissed (Saturday evening one of ( the baud me down merchants on the coast reported at the patrol station that Charles Handera, colored, was trying to ee:l a piece of delta dress goods. Officer Harkins arrested him, wht-u he said be got the goods among some papeis at William B. .Sharp A Co.'a store, aud that a clerk bad told him he might bave It. This was proved to be untrue tnd Charles was btld in $200 ball for upper court. Henry Uloie, charged with disorderly conduct, was Sued $1 end costs Tho pilioe mede a rail shortly after midnight [Saturday night on the dive No. 100 East .Water street Officers Maloney, Hblelds, Scott and Welsh drew the ret sud;ceught four men and seveu women They we*e Annie Caatnor, alias Veu-rns. Ella Cammomiie end Mary Moore, all colored, and keep-re of tbe tons«, and ltozle Cammomtie, Martha A Williams, Ida Hippie and M.ry Barrett, color"! luuia'es ; Isaac Anderson, sleb Carpenter and William H Hwtggett, colored, and James Kelley, while, who were lu tbe house Tue women spent tbe balance of ths night iu singing aud all yesterday in toars The first three wer# arralgued this morning on a charge of keeping a disorderly boose, but the case was postponed until to-night. Wouldn't Haul Down the Flax A few nights ago a government steam launch came up tbe Christiana and blowcd for Third street bridge. Saving a long llaa of vehicles coming and 'bat tbe launch might take down her fiig ahd then proctr d with little troubla, B'ldg tender Russell did not turn The launch's flag remained fl rating aud she sltuply beat ahmt until the tug Martha oim* along when she came in behind her. It is said that the government boat peoole lodged complaint but that th r matter has aluce been settled Many witncisas uphold the brtdgetender lu the css. The Brtdce Gbaugva Color.] Painters will this week complete the work of painting Market striet bridge and the brldgetendrr's dwelling owned by New Oasll« eonnty. Brtb have been painted a light lead color atd tbelr ganeral appearanoa is vary mric'r improved The brldgetender's house will have two more coats put on. Protection From Fire. Tha Ford Morocco Company bas con tracted with J. W. Atdou to plaça the Uameweit Auxiliary tire alarm system Id the factory at Second aud Webb attests Tbe b.xes will connect wito street box 5» at Second and Hawley streets. Him—Other , a at THE U. S. GUNBOAT WILMINGTON. line Tiero Named In Honor of.This City. Initial Steps Towards Securing an A pproprlate Gift for Her. The Navy Department has named one of the new gnnboate built at Newport NewB after this city, WIlmlngtoD, and It Is but fitting that the good people of this city should tske coguizance of it Other cities have done honor to themselves and their namesakes aud Wilmington should not be behind hand. With this object in view, the Evbnino Jouhhai. lias started a subscription list the fand to be ued for the purchase of silver service for tlje United Htates guuboat Wilmington. The money re ceived will be acknowledged in these col tmni tnd held subject to the orders of (vimanltt.ee of citizens which will b> selected later. The service will be purchased of some dealer in t his city, to be decided upon by tho committee. . John W. Lawson. Oaah. Oltl Halt.. A Haber!ber. Marine....... Old oldter. Oakum. Horace G. Know lue . I. rtlugor. Lewis Sasse . Friend. W. L. Martin. William laiwtori. Frauds U. HotTeck-r... Joseph L. Caipenter, Jr Chérira H. Isrre. Peter L. Cooper, Jr. George Lodge. Hugh (t. Browne. Paul G tills. Christopher L Ward... lerwisi:. Vamlrgrlft . Peler. I Font. Patrick Mtmeghsn. Garrett J . Hart. H. K. Hmlth. George .I Kloberg. Isaac<'. Pyle. Johu Roiighman. H. N. Smoltz. Shellback. Delaware. L. H. Jones. Charles «.Woods- Joseph K. Adams. Heatlog... James Monaghan. .. William Mlcuae Byrne Robert G. Harman. V H. Bacon. William H Utiles.. Joseph H. DuutSP. George R. Carmlch K. K. Cochran, Jr.. .1 Frank Ball. Frank Woolley. Jesse K. Bay Us... Hamuel A. VlacallUtcr George a.KIUo'I. T. F Bayard, Jr. W. F. Karrs. c. B.Evans..... II. it. Brlnahurst, Jr.. Janies H. Debit ,1. WLklns Oo< John 8, •re sell Alvin It. Morrison... Artemas Hulilh. Cash.... . Waller 11. Hayes. F.. I). K. Hntton. .1 H Mansfl id. •for iah marvel. J.Harvey A lineman Charles fc. DubelL... WHmingloiilau. W. O Hrrau. Eugene M. W.H. Ledunm. J.H Herne . Thomas F. O'Doinisil- Geei-ae 11 Town*end éb Co O. W. Taylor. E Bald J. Frank Biggs.—.. A.H.Hurtuuk.... Hpottswood Garland. WilliamT. Lynaur.. J.W. Aydon. John P. N'slds. Victor B.Woolley. Cash.... Edmond Mitchell. Jr. Branch II. Gller. U. H. Ward. H. L. Evans A Co. > liomas B. Smith. Ca b. Joreph L Ca vender. Preston Lea. William J Met Mary. Frank J. Nlederraaier. John Biggs . Charles u Gayer. Ohnrlee H. Hasse . M. H. t'ahoon. F W La g . Harry Gtltls. The Charira W'aruer (hnupany Clark son lenntcgs. Willard Hall Porter. Joseph A Richardson.. John J. Mealey.. John F. Iialey. M.T.Toft. It, Lewis Armstrong. O.F. Rudolph. J. Edward Addicks. Captain Thomas A. Kano. John F. Dolan . George Gray . Total... It Is nstliua'ed that this service will oost from $300 to $1 000 and It *111 be seeu by tbe above list that Dearly one-half of tbe larger amount has already been subscribed. . $lo.no m !.(» I""l •-• no 2.00 l.l«l MW ,,i I i»i I oo I ■ - r.iw 51» r. r, no AG) 5.G) 5 00 lit III son A.no n no ■■ .ii Ü.II) ■ Loo ; ■ : >1 I 'll l.in 2 . 1 » I HI i ■ .1 6.(0 MO 2(0 10.00 l.i« :. ... »el, M.D r, in 6.1» 2 . 1 » :. ui 6.10 . ... .. .1 :> 6.00 ; uo .h, 1 no -.on »• -à I 1.00 iH.no I. INI " I ■ 10.00 2 00 2 n0 ZOO * rs : I •I I "0 1 ? f, I» T.Sptlnuer LOO 1.00 6.00 ... ... I I» 6.1«) : oi :• 61» 10.00 . U» ■*' ■ WO !» : m } tu . m 61» 1 . 1 » 1 I» 2111» 6 I» 2 . 1 « : I» 2 I« ... , 2 . 1.1 1 00 6 I» 10.00 .$408 00 Reekie** With Ut* Plitol. A reckless shooter of yoathfnl years gave Wiliam E. Hawkins and Edward Ta' nail a rears on Baturday afternoon. They were oa tue boulevard driving stakes for the setting out of t'*es when they heard tbe rrprrt of a revolver. Im mediately afterwards a bullet wblaiUd wlchlu a hbort distance of th<ir heads. The music wen anjtblug bar. cheerful aud they yel rd to the markeruan, who was not visib'e, to drsist By w»v of reply another report followed and the bullet came within a foot of them Mr Tsuiall drew his police whistle and blew it. This brought t ho shelter to bis senses end a lad of IS or 17 years was seen to break from the undergrowth and run away. He rroaped and nia identity will probably never be established. (Juli k.I.uuch At Beckett's, Nos. fi and S West Sixth street. CITY NEWS IN BRIEF. —At 4 o'clock this af tersoon a er- clel meet ing of ibe Woman's Indian Aero 'atlon will t>» hrhl uf the residence of Mrs. u. N. Ho4 i'nd. Ninth and Bioorae afreets, to rtrelve tbs repo.t of the committee on the Colonial lea. — architect E. L. Rice now ha* on the bourde the Bn-ni of llealta plans for the sanitation of publie schools Nos. 3 xnd 4. —Edgar M Hoopes hss rent to Treasurer Joseph K. A. ams, of the Fire Engine om p sur a check for $26 the money to be nsed lor furnishing the company's meeting room. — .7. W. Lawson, J. L. Clark, F. L. Carpenter, James H. Price, H W Lowe, Joiurph ». Bond anil Wll l*m G. itaggerly attend'd the oue hundreeth anniversary reicht - ltd by Fsinsylvanla Royal Arch Muons on Saturday night — After a delay of several diyw. tie Earn Line sleainah'p Marmsluke den cd from the Harlan and Hollingsworth Company jeter day, her Inside repairs only having been Com pleted. —At th« Pnsev and Jones Com-ar.y's to-day the Delaware river steamboat r>y van Dell Is entirely nismaniled and her boilers have been taken out. —Passenger cars for Sonlh America trade are hc.ng finished up at tbe llanan and Hollingsworth Company's car shop». —The « Id l ominlon steamboat bnlidlnz at the Harlsn and Hollitigswonh Company's Is now well -heeled up aud more men are work ing on h r.