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t Floats Chapping is caused by the removal of oil wliicli is nec essary to keep the skin supple. Those who suffer from this cause should use only a mild and pure soap like Ivory. The Procteq d. Gamble C? . Cawti. ____ WITH TEAS AND DANCES Are the Minds of Society Belles and Bachelors Filled. JUDGE LORE'fl SIE03 MABBIFD Mils Lore sad Other Delawareans Guette at the Prettv Wedding Which Took Place at Sparrow's Point Yester day—Delaware Woman HnAraglete at the Capitol—Other Matters of Social Import. All communications intended for Insert o 1 in this column should be addressed to Soilety Editor, care of the Evening Journal. Com munications should be written on one side of the paper oulv. Chief Justice Core's blocs Married. Mlts Adelaide H Lore Gill, niece of I Chief Justice Charles B Lor», of this city, was married yesterday at noon at I Sparrow's Point, in' Baltimore county, to Horatio Nelson Crane Tho ceremony was performed by Rtv Ernest McGill at the home of tbe^bride's aunt, Mrs. Nellie Binghman. Those present were : Miss Emma Lire, of Wilmington; Mr. and Mrs. J, Frank I Eliason, of Sit. Pleasant ; Gsorge N Gill, of Middletown; Mr aud Mrs. F W Wood, Miss Harriett S Bsnt, Mr. »nd Mrs. George F. Knapp, of Biltlmore; Dr John F Culp and J H LsFevre. of Steelton, Pa ; Mrs. William Wood, Mr and Mrs. B K ■ Wood Mr and Mrs. George H. Wood. I Mrs Nellie Baughman, Miss Baughman, Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Craighead, John Williams, E G. Rslst and George L Croll Mr. and Mrs. Crane sailed from New York for Birmuda to day. Delaware on tbe LLt. Mrs Mary E Milligan, of this city, Is attending the convention of the National Eqnal Puffrage Association in Washing ton Mrs. Milligan was a member of the delegation wbieh appeared bafore tbe committee on Woman's suffrage lo the Senats marble room to present a plea for recognition at the ballot box Tbe women were on hand promptly at «be hour specified. Senators Call and Peff r. the only members of the commit tee present, were late in arriving. All the delegates made speeches of five minutes duration, each speaker being Introduced by Rjv. Anna Shaw. Tea lo Honor of a Guest. Mri Horaoe W. Gause and Miss Gante will give a 5 o'clock tea to morrow at their home, No 1103 Clavton street, in honor of Mies Weir, of 8dgar Loaf, N v Leap Year Dance at Dover. The young women of Dsver, will give a lesp year dance at the Hotel Richard son early in February. The precise date has not yet been fixed, bub it is proba ble that It will be on the 6th or 11th. Several persons prominent in the social oircltB of this city will go down. The Dover girls sty that tbey are going to give the young men some fine points In giving a dance. Attended the Friends' Meeting. El wood Garrett, David Ferris, J New lin Gawtbrrp snd wife. John Richardson, Albert M Smith aud E Fell and wife attended the Concord Quarterly Sleeting of Friends in West Chester yesterday. The Chief Justice; Indisposed. Chief Rustics Lore Is indisposed but not alarmingly ill Some days ago he cat a corn and lnflrmmatlon set in and yeoterdsy he eanaht cold and a chill followed He expee'» to b* able to preside at the opening of the February term on Monday. Social and Personal Note» Miss Lydia Marshall, of Marcus Hi»k, has been visiting Wilmington filesde. M.s William Q MoCtff.rty has re turned to Marcus Hook after a visit to friends hero ' Miss Virginia Otven* aud Miss Carrie Owens, of Rcckdale, have been visiting friends here. Dr William O. Gantry, of Lis Vege-, New Mexico, arrived in town last evening and registered at tbe Merritt House. Minor Grlscom, of Salem, N. J., has been visiting in the city. O D. Collins, of Saow Hlll,*Md., was noticed among tie Eastern Shore visitors in town last night. Ex World's Fair Commissioner George W. Emery, of Saaford, was the guest of Hou. fl. O Conrad yesterday / Mtss 8 Rita Smith, of Philadelphia, is tbe gusst of her brother, Artemis Smith, in this city. The Delaware Sängerbund will give a I subscription maiqatrade ball at the Ger man Hall on Monday night, February 17 Mist Minnie Allen ia the guast of Miss Mabel Thompson at Smyrna ( Lewis H. McCall and wife, are visiting relatives near Smyrna. Mrs. Cora Ryan of this city, Is the guest of Mrs N G. Seve ton at 0 aytou. Miss Maty P Cochran grandduightcr f of tx Governor John P Oocbrm, of Middletown, snd Howard A. Poil» of McDonough, -ere married in Forrest „ Presbyterian Caurcb, Mldd etown, to I a V 3 Mia Jostp'a K Adams, Harrv G. Adams and CI. C. Myore are in New York. Walter H. Hayes it in New York Cashier Morris, of the Farmers' Bauk. Dover, on» of tbe leading financiers of Kent oaanty, was seen on Market street this morciog. Dslewere Oltr Personals. Special Correspondence Evening Journal. DELA WARK OlTV, Jan 28 —Miss Hattie Tybout, ofGlenolden, Pa, spent yester day in town. Mrs 8 E Brad way spent yesterday in Phllsdelphla. Mr». John T. Cheairs has rsturned from .... ■ visit to New lors. Miss Nannie hadler has recovered ) sufficiently fio a her accident to be able to go to Philadelphia to day for a short vl-it Mrs. F T. Eagle, of New Castle,visited fliend* in town yesterday. Miss Hattie W. Cheairs left yesterdry for Boston where she will spsnd a month with friends. Mrs. Snodell, of Chester, Pa , is being entertained by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John B.tck Z A Pool, of McDonough, and son. Dr 8 N Pool, of Pittsburg, Pa , visited iu town yeRterday. John T. Caealrs visited in Wilmington yesterday. Guests at l)c*»r. Special Correspondence Evening Journal. Dover, Jan. 20 —Ex Sheriff Pieice Gould sud J. E Bradbury, of Wil mington, were hsre yesterday. J. Frank Allee was In Philadelphia yesterday. John P Donoboe. of Wilmington, wss in Dover yesterday # Hon William T. Records was in Dover yesterday._ WEIT DOWH FOR THE RKLL Philadelphia's Select Committee Passes Through ou a Special Train Made I p as a "Florida Spnelat" Section. Philadelphia's conncllmen and city officials who are to escort the Liberty Bsll back from Atlanta passed through Wilmington shortly after 7 o'clock last evening in a spcial train, forming a section of tbe "Florida Flyer train was made up of a combination car, to carry tbe baggage and tbe commissary provided for out of a fund contributed by the members of tbe party, and tbrae Pullman cars. The members of Councils who went were Charles K. Smith, Ccatrman of tbe (onmittee, Henry Clay. Fred 0. Simon, G. R. Schaefer, Charles Segsr, W. F .Short, W H Garrett, t. H Brown, William McMullen, .1 M K'emmar, William MsCotcb, Simael Gcolmtn, William Van Osten. Thomas J. Ryatj, R 0. Horrsnd John C Sayre The other members of the party were Director of Public Safety A M Beider. Chief of the Bureau of City Property A. S Eisenhower, Mayor's Secretary John K. Mc.arthy, A. J De Camp, J. Lewis Good, William H Baker, Charles B Hall, James Franklin. The party was under tbe care of David N Bell, tonrlst agent of the Pennsylvania Railroad Among the stay-at-homes was Colonel W. W. Allen, who has been appointed marshal of tbs parade wbloh Is to escort the bell from the railroad station to tbe State House. Thi BROTHERS OF HUMANITY Hsld an Interesting Meeting tut NIgbt Then Kntsrtalned Visitors at a Dinner. Humanity Circle No 1. Brotherhood of tbe Union, held an open meeting last night at its hall Fourth and King streets, when the objects and principles of the order were explained by members and officers of tbe Snpreme Circle from Camden and Philadelphia The following brothers were present and made ad dresses; P S W Francis Warren, S W. N. L N. Randall, SuDreme Trus tee G, W. Fenner,- G E. W. L E Sheppard, O. T. Harry Wenderath, of Camden, N. J. ; 8 |J Joreph A. Wilt, 8. S. K. H. B Walter, Snpreme Trnstee3 Henry Davis and Thomas DeGroot, G E W. Joseph Haines, of Philadelphia The visitors explained the bentfitsof the fanerai fund which is not widely known in this city, bat in the lower part of this state and in Pennsylvania and New Jersty. After the meeting adjourned the visitors and members eijoyed a banquet. __ Edwin Adams' Key West 5c cigar. Try one. Durstein, 5 East Second street. The Water Commission at Work. The botrl of Wa'er Commissioners at its meeting yesterday afternoon awarded tho contract for printing 400 copies of tbe cbisf engineer's annual report to tbe Mercantile Go ,for $1 40 per page Chief Engineer Bord w«b directed to plant treeo around Rodney street basin, to buy several tone of lead, asd advertise bide for iron p'pe. The question of water rates at No 703 Tatnall street was dec'ded by charging only one rate, $8 j The weekly and monthly pay rous amounting to $757 50, were ordered paid The balance in bank was $55 7G7 Two Rrqacete From tho Committee. The Armenian Relief Association's committee stnda out two memorials— one to tbe ministers of the state, urging that tbe first Sunday tu Febrnar; ba decided upon as c time to advance the Armenian cante; the othtr to the newspapers requesting publicity of subsetipiion lists and other matters that will prove advantages to this necessitous project. Carlton Cornwell, foieman of the Qizette, Middletown, N. J., believes that Chamberlain's Cough Remedy should be In every home. He used U far a cold and it effected a tpeedy cure He says: "It Is indeed a grand remedy I cau recommend to si). I have also seen it used for whoop ing cough with the best results " 25 and 50 cent bottles for sale by Z James Belt, druggist,corner 8ixth and Market streets , , . . . .. .. " hioh * » bo "' one-fourth the publlca tloo price Also some copies of Rand and McNally's Cyclopedia at $2 25, worth four times the price asked. Can be seen at the Evening Jouhual office. The Cheapest Work Kver Ottered. We bavo a few copies of s beautiful work, handsomely bound,containing sev eral hundred pictures of high artistic ffierit, which will be sold at $1.75 a copy, ITEM8 OP IN.ERE8T. "Mrs. Mfek ton's husband Is a terribly shiftless m»ü," s&ir! oib of the meaiberH of the Society of EniuocipAtfd Women. "How dojotikuow?'* "til* wlf« has Kone ar »••ml for days with a button off her vest .and her HU&p?nder fastened by a hairpin."—'Washing ton Star. The people believe what tbey read about Wood'» Saraaparllla. They know that It is an /f.^'ls wh? yiS" tmuld* gel o' dyK^Ve. 1 " 61 "' j Hood's Pills cure all ilver tile, relieve con stipatlon aud assist oigeatlon. 26c. 1 . "Now. Charles, let ns make a list of yonr debt». Ous moment, dear ancle, till I have ' filled up your instand.''—Fliegende Bladder. _ MRS. LALOR ACCUSED. Held on the Charge of Having Murdered Her Son. T\70 MEN ARE ALSO IMPLICATED. Vorteil «ml FU lwIiaucr llrld Without Bail as ArceMoriN t iht'h Jury Iklleve That t!i« Mother Struck the Fatal Blow. Los» Island Citv, N. Y., Jan. 29.— Three persons are now looked up in the Queens county jail in this city for connec tion with the murder of Willinni Rrusinus Laior, wiio was found hacked to death in the Manley homestead, in lxiug Island City, on .Ian. 2 last. Mrs. Mnry 1). Lnlor, mother of the murdered man, Is held on the charge of having committed the crime, while Anthony Fostcll of 121 Wilbur uve nue and John FIcischuuer of 128 Prospect street, Dutch Kills, liave been arrested as accessories. It. wus after midnight when Coroner B. G. .Strong and tho jury who liave lieen in vestigating tlie murder finished their in quiry, Tlie jury brought in a sealed ver dict. They had spent three hours deliber ating on the verdict, in which Mrs. Laior Is accused of committing the crime and Kost ell and Kleischauor are named as ac cessories. Following tlie murder Mrs. fsilor was urrusted ou suspicion und lias been in jail ever sinne. Fostcll is a brotlier-lu-luw of the dead man, while Fleischuucr was Ills bedfellow. They were arrested at tlie time, but owing to a lack of evidence were discharged. Fleisoliauer was at work in Brooklyn when taken into custody tlie second time, while Fostcll, who is a fire man on the Long Island railroad, was ar rested iu the Vailrond yard at Hunter's Polut. Both were arraigned liefere Jus tice Ingram uud remanded for examination on Thursday. Uelleve One of tlie Three Guilty. Tliero is no doubt in tlie minds of Coro ner Strong and the detectives that one of tlie three persons in custody is the real culprit. Suspicion points strongly against tho mother. Conflicting statements have been made on all sides, although it was apparent tliat the pnrties concerned hud patched up a story between them, man blood was found on Mrs. Lalor's dress and apron. The expert chemist who examined the clothing testified that sever al hairs, spots of human blood and a brainy substance were found on a hand kerchief picked up iu tlie Fostcll house, where Mrs. Laior lived, the day following the murder. Mrs. Lnlor Is a widow. She formerly lived in tlie house in which the murder occurred, but wheu her ln^slmud died, in SeptemlxT of Inst year, went to live with her married daughter, Mrs. bus tell. Her household goods were left in the old home stead. The murdered man was 27 years old. He was said to lie indolent and shift less and in poor health. He continued to sleep in tlie old house and liatl Fleiseliauer, one of tlie men under arrest, for u bedfel low. Dr. Strong and the police say that a peculiar relationship existed between the two. Now Year's night Laior, in compa ny with Fleiseliauer. Fostcll and several others, was out calling and did not get back to Long Ialuml City until about 2 o'clock tlie uext morning, when FIcisch uuer says he and Laior went to bed. Ac cording to stories told after the discovery of the murder, Fleiseliauer and Laior were aroused about (1 o'clock that morning by Fostcll, whb was not feeling well and did not want to report tor work that day. He wantod I.alor to go to tlie railroad yard and report him ill. Witnesses were found who saw Flcisch auer coming uut of the house shortly after 8 o'clock, while others testified to seeing Mrs. Laior and lier youngest son James leaving the houso that morning, whereas Mrs. Laior and her daughter Ixith stated that the boy James spent the night in Brooklyn. tlie I'rii *—The Coro llu I it Fishing Trip. Washington, Jan. 29. —President C'levo lnnd and Dr. O'Roilly left the city on an other shooting trip. Tho president, with his physician And Iris guns, rode away from tho White Houso at a little after midnight to tbe Seventh street wharf, where they boarded tho lighthouse tender Maple, which was lying there with steam up. The lines were quickly east off. The boat bonded down »lie river ami was soon lost to view. It is said that the president does not intend to go farther than Qtmn tlco, and that he will make his headquar ters at the clubhouse near that point. It is also said that he will bo away but a few days. One authority Says he wljl be back in 48 hours. Cleveland Flamen. Brooklyn, Jan. 29.—Fire destroyed throe tenement houses, from 1,314 to 1.318 Third avenue. It started in tho bakery of Joseph Sacknmn, at 1.316, and spreading into tho adjoining houses destroyed the three buildings in a very short time. It was with difficulty that some of the ten ants escaped, and very few of their house hold effects were saved. The buildings were owned by Richard K. Fox of New York city, and the loss on them is esti mated at $30,000. Tenement flense* Another Lumber Fire at Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Jan. 29.—The sheds of Willinni H. Wood & t'o., corner of Broudwny niul Third street, containing $16,000 of dressed lumber, were burned. Three firemen were injured, but none fa tally. Tbe fire was probably incendiary, and the loss of $17,000 is covered by In surance. DratIi of General Smith. Poughkeepsie, N. Y., Jan. 29.—Gen eral Alfred Baker Smith, well known ns a soldier nnd lqwyer, dropped dead while lending a cottage prayer meeting in this city. Heart disease was the cause of his death. General Smith was horn In Mes sina, St. Lawrence county, N. Y., Nov. 17, 1826. Johnston Was Acquitted, Boston, Jnn. 29.—After being out for 24 hours on tho tho case of George K. Johnston of Medford, charged With shoot ing Francis K. Dowd, a Harvard medical Student, in a Charlestown barroom Nov. 4, with intent tr, murder, tho jury brought In a verdict of not guilty. Fatally Assaulted VVillt'a Cleaver. Hartfokd, Jnn. 29.—Thomas Egan, n clerk at D. F. Burns' store, was assaulted during u disagreement with a customer and was probably fatally wounded. Ho received a cut several inches deep from a cleaver in the back of tlie head. Prominent 11.inker Dead. Norwich, N. Y., Jan. 20.—George Rid er, a lending banker anti politician, dlod at liis residence hare of typhoid pneumo i They Both Were to Blsm», Before Magistrate Kelley last night Harry Watron. colored, wss charg'd with assault on Mark Blake, also colored. They fought over a girl. The magistrate decided both equally guilty and dlsmissid tbe charge. WROTE "A GILDED GOD/' The Latest Interview With Mrs. E. Burko Collins. Famous Novelist Recovered From Nervous Prostration. Faines Celery Compound Made Her Vig orous aul Fnergetio. Dn Mturltr has made Paris studios fam lllar to every one. But not nutil the sp pearauce cf Mrs E Batke Collins' story of "A Gilded God'' did novel readers dream of the wealth of material ready for some gifted novelist's pen In tbe bril liant artist life of our own New Orleans In a rsornt interview by a New Orleana paper she said : "Of course,to a certain ex tent, my characters are drawn from life, thongh never exact portraits My favor Its heroine la Mam'selle in my story tif a 'Modern Heathen.' No, I rarely urge aspirants to take np a literary career. Bu cess is obtelued onlv at. tbe price of tbe most exhausting labir " 'W(xZ ■^Sè'<À mm 4? MST. : ■ jC\ >' v-JSl j K Altbough Mri. Collins' writing has always bseu a labor of love, yet such Incessant mental exertion could not fail to have its effect on b«r nervous system. At one tiru- she found herself tired out and weak from her uninterrupted work; she became nervous and incapable of work; she even saw nervous proitrstlon staring her in tbe face. The gentral ton ng up that her system nettled so badly she found in Paine's cel»' y com pound. To day she is perfectly will aud atroug sgein, busy as evtr with her brain and yen and grateful to Paine's te'try compound for 'hs timely help when failure and trouble snd dtspalr seemid about to close ronnd ber a; d shut tor eff from everything that er» dear "Your c natant brain wotk must tell on your strength," observed tbe repuiter "Yep; you hsvfc uo idea bow much. I am at my desk for nine or ten hours a day " she replied. "I am caiefol to obey the laws of health, and t am rev r wltl out a supply of Paine's celeiy e-rejound. Wbeu I fee! woak ai d uervonr and there is a heaviness in my bralu or a shooting pain over the eves, which warne me that my energy Is flagging, I tike a little of tbe compound, and I am stioug and frie from pain at once. i never < njoyrd «uch »JÄT! afnSÄSi' Paine's celery compound. Bca ceiyadey passes that I do not urge eon e friend to taka It. Far neuralgia, indigestion. nervous prostration and bV o 1 disorders, I am convinced that there is nthmg Ilka Paine's celery c impound. 1 am not snrprHcd that phjsicisny use it ini dificnlt cases'' Pains's celery compound Is found to best sapply the great need of stud ous, sedentary p ople I s extemlve me by brain work* 18 , bo n men aud women, stiff?»It g from sleeplessness, indiyitl n cr ctbrr effects of a deficient nerve fivve, shows Us ability to feed tired, emaciated, nervouv tissaep Nothing else has ever uossessed anything llhe tbe pewer o Paine's celery compound to restore a healthy nervous tone to the entire body and to thoroughly cleanse tb« bio d. School teachers, professional men. news D»par men, nfnlsteta, public < fflclals mm w tos« daily outlay of vitality, b» cause of b'rd, trying, anxious wort is excesrive, fija renewed strength, not. only of tbe uerv.s, but tbrougb tbei. h-alrhy action, of the entire ioly, In Paine's celery compound. Its use abort!) dispels besdachre, rheumatic palus, dts p?p-i», heart, trouble, general debility »nd langror, and all oibtr oitwaid signs of the rgrave mischief that e,nue» from disordered nerves aud impure bleed Clearing tip tor rourt. B:n»h Slid brocui are now In order s< the Court House. The j mitors are eiem ing up preparatory to the coavrnlug ol catrt on Mot day. MABKIED MOODY—BRADY —At Union M E par Booase, 513 Jefferson street, oo Tneedoy orter • oon Jan iory 2S, 1806 , by Rev. John D. O. Hanne, Lcwla t . MooJy and Mise Hallto Jrndy, both of Wilmington. MEKHI JK -KENNEY —At Brandy wine M. K. porennotro by llov. Aebnry Barke, on Vf comber 23, 18H5 Noon Merrick and XlesJennle Kenney, doth rf this city. WILSON— rOURSËY.— At Unlvn M. E. ' hnrcli. on Wednesday cvei.i g Jan iory 22, l k 9tl, by Hev. J'ihn D. D Hanna, No' bon M. VVilnoo amt Mias Nannie 11. Course)', lioib of W1 mlcg'on. U<KI>. DUN WELL - On the 26th instant, Rachel S., wife of i avia i unwell, aged 62 \ ears. FISHER -MtersU. Flshor, aged 81 years. McDOWELL.-In this city, on the 2«ih.lo stanr, I stb-rine widow ot the late Philip rcDowrll, Hired 71 years NF.VIN.—On January 26, 1896, Rebecca J. Nevln. aged to years. QUILL.—In this city on Tuesday, January 28, Jerrmlali, Infant son of Dennis and Mar g- ret Qutil. aged 7 months. Retail ves and friends are ir Tiled to atfnd (tie funeral from No. 108 Ma net street, on Thursday January ;)(i, at 2 3U p. m. Interment at New Cathedral Cemetery. TALLEY—On January 24th, 1800, William Talley, aged 65 years. WOODBURY.—On January 28, 1896, Jennie W. Wooduury, aged 26 years. FERRIS GILES,! UNDERTAKER, 1017 MARKET STREET. 1214 West Tenth Street. ABIKHI.KF, E NICHOLS, BUEHUR & NICHOLS, Undertakers and Embalmers, Telephone, 650. 013 SHIPLEY ST. r. r r_ WM. B. SHARP GO. Fourth and Market Sts Our coat selling this season has been unusual. Starting with no old carried-over stock, buying nothing but the very best obtainable goods, confin ing ourselves strictly to high class garments we have carried our season through without advertising a single reduced coat or cape. This has only been possible, in face of the wholesale howling and shriek ing of reduced coats, because of our great values and splen did offerings without trying to side-track our customers with bankrupt sales, old styles and the first warm day that happens to come along. The end of the season is only a few weeks off and our fast advertised reduction now goes into effect—the quantity is small. Two electric seal Capes, 100 luob sweep 30 inahes long, $10 from $15. One 37 Inch long, $15 from $23 One 30 inch long, $10 from $28 One 33 inch loug, $18 from One 30 inch long, $20 from One 27 inch long, $25 from $40 Two 80 inch long, $30 from $45 One Velour Plush Cape, 100 inch sweep, handsomely trimmed with fine braid and beads, collar aud frnut edged with Thibet, $10 from $15. One 20 inch long, $12 from $18 One 20 Inca long, $13 from $19 Two 20 inoh long, $18 from $25 We have just twelve VerV a;_ . . J . r, Î hne an(i handsome KOUgh Cloth CoatS, lined throughout • 1 cleeusc and W 11 " sat,n - laige Sleevesana inlaid velvet collars, altogether clear up-to-date and stylish garments; the price all season <r._ -.„.1 rr-,. _t,_n „I«,... *P*9 ant * $ 2 4> " c shall close them CUt for $IO and $12 „ „1 ,__ „ t CjCiI, Willi * some few Long Coats for children at half 1 ; P'- cc< Eiderdown Flannels— bal . . . . HDCC ot OUT StOCK in pinks, fipht blue tail ufey red and ,P . ' ' b black—all nOW 20C| line lOT dressing; SaCClUCS and bath . e 1 roues. Wednesday morning the .. , 0 .. iäSt Ot the 45 inCnCS Wide bleached muslin will go on , „ j • „ j / sale, 8c per yard instead Oi i 2 *Ac. Nearly Ç.OOO yards ,- . , . / J J distributed in tWO Weeks, Qf those elegant $2 50 X t i • & •¥ • 9 Napkins with name woven in white in centre, half are Hone. .. c The man they were made for is gone; therefore you get them for $1.25 per dozen. Would you like a splendid German Damask Table Cloth of good heavy wearable linen in beautiful patterns arid hand somely bordered all around— three sizes, 2 yatds, 2*^ yards and 3 yards long—for $1.10, $ i 35 and $1.65? for each cloth worth fully half as much more. They all have Napkins to match for $1 per dozen. There's still another chance at our holiday decorating Handkerchiefs — embroidered and colored borders. The 124s ones are now 3 tor 25 oents The 25c ones are now 3 fer 50 cents. The 5c onse are now 3 for 10 cents. Silk Initial Handkerchiefs, all letters except O. and M., 25c ones for 19c; plain silk, 25c ones for 19c. Gentlemen's Initial Linen Handkerchiefs—embroidered, only D„ L., N,, O. and K„ 25c ones for 15c. All echoes from our holiday sales. g WM. B. SHARP & CO. F urniture For present needs or the future you should see what we are offering between the seasons in Furni ture. have been reduced so low. No better time to buy than now, while prices Eta.ll E5a.clss. To make room for large purchases now en route we have reduced Mall Racks as follows : $ 9 oo, were $15.00 $14 00, were $25.00 $16.00, were $27.00 $25 co, were $33.00 $27.00, were $34 00 $28 00, were $40.00 $33 00, were $48.00 $45.00, were $52 00 $55.00, were $6800 i Throughout the whole stoic will be four.d goods equally as cheap, v > Sixth and Tatnall Streets. Closed evenings except Saturday. CHEAP PIANOS In the Are on the market by thousands, end they are the most expensive. The value we place upon our future reputation for relia bility pievents our handling such instruments. No "shoddy" can he found among Hardman— Standard or Opera_Pianos. Among » 9 > • The terms, "Estey"^ ar.d "Excellence synonymous^ Catalogues mailed free. are S. H. BAYNARD, 8. W. Cor. Fifth ami Market Sts. WALTER H. PODEST A X of Waltet H. foils via dt Co., Optical Specialists, Phils. J EYE SPECIALIST QUEEN * CO. ^ Is in Wilmington, EVERY FRIDAY, # in Ihr Offne, 60S MARKET ST., so long occupied 5 I V him , ..ding the aiiidty favors of patronage he ■ Ji ts rrecived from the l>cst citizen»* oi V. ilmington, he respectfully invitee All lho**r I rouble* l with HeatUcfc«*, or r ^ whose eyes are causing tiincotmort in any way, to call on -, )/ fj J (y him ana receive-FRC t the advice,his1tnon l<*.\.* ancl Iona Q f M experience watrnol him in giving. R£MSMBtlt, NU v CHAfcGE for examining you eyes. Sulibf.tCtiou invariably guaiautced. © • •M ^ • «> m 0 : * » 9 % 9 : *L EVERT WOMAN Left dr m reliable, monthly, TegaliUnc icodicina. Only hurialao« lAj (ho pureat drugs »hot: Id be used. II 7011 warn kho be4i, get BWMMMi - Or. Peal's Pennyroyal Pills û Ther ore prompt, sale ood oertals lr revolt. The ..aaloe (Dr. Fool 1 «' ntrordiMp. ooint. 0eatooywh.ro, $1.00. Addieu Fbal Mediowo Uo.. Cleveland, O. For sole by J. L. Truax, Groduoto In Pharmacy, Third anil Poplar sireets BIDDING FAREWELL To tbe excessive rates charged by the old line companies. <e a step in tbe right direction. When you telected your wife you got the beet on« you could find Wby not use at toast as tauch common eenee In tho selection ot your life insurance policy t It should be sr.ffic lent In convince any thinking man of i.bi wi- dont of placing hia insurance with tho Naturel Piemium Qompanics, wneu be r. fleets on the promptne* I w|t,h wbieh they pay their irssea, » d 1 he enortnoM* amounts they annually save their policy I oldere iu prtmiumf. MASSACHUSETTS BENEFIT LIFE ASSOCIATION, INCORPORATED 1878. Issues the following forms of Pjlictes: 1. Ordinary Life. 2. 20 Year Deferred Dividend. 3. Ipcont eatable. 4. 5 Year Term. 5 10 Year Term. Ii. 5 Payment LI t-. 7. IO I'») nient Lire. H, 15 Payment ■ lie. 9. nprclal Cmllt. A. JASL0WSKY, (iE.V8.RAIi AGENT, Room 309 Equitable Building;, Wilmington, Del. THOMAS McHUHu, WHOLESALE LIQUOR DEALI U IS BAHisi irr«e*i. Mo Delaware ' wiiaiutn. Ketabllehed IBM. JOHN CICERI, Maccaroni * Bit Yermieelli :works. ALSO WHOLESALE DEALER IN WINES AND L1QÜ0BS, Nos. 5I9 and 521 Tatnall St. TELEPHONEJNo.:*13k WINES.: 1 'loret. tier gallon, 75c: per quart, 15c. Zlnfandel. pergellon, $1 U0-, per quart, 88o. Port, per galion, $1 50; per quart, 80c. Sherry, per gallon. $1 » : Per quart, 60c. Canadian Sherry, per gallon. »1 50; per at. 5Bc. Moecabel, per gallon, $i 60; per quart. Wo. Angelica, per gollou, II 5 ; per quart, 50c.. Madeira, per galion, 61 SO; per quart, r >Oo. I Catawba, per gallon, $150; lier quart, Me. Marsala, per gallon. 61 50; per quart, 50o L Jmpt. Champagne, per qt .52 6(1. Domestic Champagne, pint bottle, 60c. Chinnti, per bottle.50c. : LJQUORf». No. 1 Monogram, per gallon, 64 00: per qt. $160 No. 2 Monogram, per gallon, $3 00-, per ql 86c. Oran Pap, per gallon, *2 00; per quart, 7oc. imperial, per gallon, $1 6Qt per quart, 50c. Jamaica Rum, per gallon, |3 oO; i»er quart, 71a* Kreuch Cognac, per gallon, $3 00; per at. 76c. Vermouth, per case. $5 50; per bottle, 75c. Imported cordial* of all klnde at low prloea. NOTICE TO GROCERS. Best Maccaroni, In pat gages. 6c per lb. in 25 I be. box. Beet Maccaroni. loose, 6c per lb.. In 16 lbs. box. Green Olive». Me l>er gallon. FUONK, «13. PHNNIH8 AND SMALL CHASSIS CAN BN HAD AT TUB CO CM TIN« BOON.