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Our Creed: To publish
the news that ought to be
published; to tell the truth
that ought to be told, and to
put it into readable form.
Weather: Today, Rain
followed by slowly clearing
conditions, light winds. To
morrow, Fair, warmer, va
riable winds.

SIXTEENTH YEAR.
WILMINGTON, DEL., MONDAY, JULY (», 1903.
ONE CENT.
POPE RALLIES,
CANNOT LIVE
Slight Improvement Looked Upon
As Last Flicker of Spark of Life
Before It Leaves Patient
Rome, July 6,—11.20 a. m.—The belief
Leo may survive the day. During his
his habita of command and instated on
brief appointing Monsignor Volponl. now
Secretary of the Consistorial Congregation
motion of Monsignor Novella to tile
The Penitentiary of the Order of
the Pope's apartments. They have the
a dying Pontiff to the lust.
While weakness is more marked, his
has been carried from his bed and is now'
doctors say his illness is taking its usual
The amelioration of the Pope's
everybody. Real hope for His Holiness'
probabllfty that the revival Is merely a
The final collapse is anticipated by sunset.
The text of the first bulletin Issued
is as follows:
•'Although His Holiness passed the
so uneasy as he was yesterday. The Pope
of digitalis and camphor, and the condition
slight cough, with some catarrhal emission,
taken. The pulse is still weak, but not
below normal. The condition of the august
scribed as better, but it Certainly Is no
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Rome, July 6.—{God's will be done.
Who would have believed it, when only
10 days ago 1 was presiding over a
public consistory," murmured feebly
Pope Leo us he felt himself late last
evening sinking Into a sleep which
lasted about three hours, until excru
ciating pain brought the dying Pontiff
back to consciousness. He groaned
and complained of pains on both sides
of the thorax. Tenderly Dr. Lappoui,
assisted by Pope Leo's valet, Plo Cen
tra. and the physician's second assist
ant, Do Castro, lifted the frail form,
and changing the position, succeeded
in giving the patient some relief. A
cold, which started catarrhal affection,
'has developed In dynamic pneumonia.
Though hovering on tho brink of
death the life of the pontiff Is still
prolonged by means of strong stimu
lants and concentrated nourishment,
and whilb he Is still alive his wonder
ful vitality may again resist and con
quer the attack of this Illness. Lato
last evening, after the excitement ol
the ceremony of the last sacraments
was over, the Pope seemed less rest
less, partly soothed by the religious
service and partly by a dose of chloral,
which was given to him in consider
able quantity.
The Pontiff is lying on a small bod.
drawn up to a wftidow overlooking the
piazza of St. Peter's. The only picture
In the room is an antique Madonna
and the sole ornament a great ivory
crucifix.
The condition of his holiness at thlo
time, still grave, is not so serious as
late yesterday. Dr. Lapponi adminis
tered camphor caffeine through tho
mouth, as an experiment of injection
did not prove successful. Pope I»eo
saying that he could not bear It. The
amelioration resulting from the cam
phor caffeine was so marked that the
Pontiff called first his nephews and
then his private secretary # and adjust
ed some personal affairs which are
pending.
Dr. Mazzonl and Dr. Lapponi hopo
that unless there Is heart failure they
will be able to keep their august pa
tient alive for a Tew days longer, espe
cially if he will willingly consent to
observe the physicians' prescriptions.
This, however, Is the more difficult,
as his holiness preserves his full con
sciousness and argues and discusses
his doctors' prescriptions. The latter,
fearing to excite him by contradiction,
are sometimes at a loss how to pro
ceed.
During yesterday afternoon tfia
strength of the Pontiff began to fall
him so rapidly and his condition be
came so critical that it appeared that
only a few hours of his life remained
to him. It was, therefore, deemed
wise to advise him of his grave con
dition, and this was done with tender
precaution. Pope Leo was thus pre
pared for his last communion, which
was administered with the participa
> tion of ail the cardinals now in Rome
and the whole of tho pontifical court.
The solemn, yet gorgeous, ceremony
of administering the last sacrament
took place at the bedside of Pope Leo.
The central figure was the dying Pon
tiff, whose long life's journey is nearly
over, calmly preparing to enter the
dark valley. The pale and emaciated
face, almost as white as the pillows
on which It rested, showed little sign
of life, except the keen, glittering
eyes, always his most striking fea
tures.
Around the bed were grouped the
noble guards. In their glittering uni
form, the Knights of the Cloak and
Sword, In their picturesque, medieval
costume of black, with white ruffs; 25
cardinals, all the members of the Sa
cred College who are present In Rome,
stately and venerable figures, in their
sweeping crimson robes. Nearest to
the bed stood the Imposing, tail figure
of tho cardinal grand penitentiary,
Serafino Vannutelli, with the Pope'c
confessor, to hear the last confession
Of the departing Pontiff. Then the
(Continued on Fourth Page.)
1» growing in the Vatican that Pope
rally tilin morning the Pope resumed
glvlngordeis for the preparation of the
Secretary of Lette
.a post vacant owing loathe
Cardinalat«'.
Conventuals had not been munitioned to
privilege of praying at the bedside of
breathing Is more regular,
resting upon a reclining chair. The
course.
condition since last night Is astonishing
recovery, however, is excluded by the
last burst of strength before the end.
this morning by the Pope's physicians
night almost without sleep, he is not
has been benefited by the injection
of his chest is normal. There Is a
intermittent, and the temperature is
patient, therefore, cannot be de
worse.
(Signed)
o Princes, as
pn
The l'ope
Sufficient nourishment has been
"LAPPONI.
"MAZZONI."
PRAYERS ASKED FOR POPE
Bishop Monaghan, at St. Peter's Pro
Cathedral Church yesterday morning,
during solemn high nntss, asked
prayers of the congregation for Pope
Leo Xlll in his present critical Illness.
Catholics residing in this city are
anxiously awaiting news from the Vati
can at Rome.
llte
ELECTS NEW OFFICERS
Evan G Gallagher Chosen
president—Preparing for
Labor Day
At -the meeting of tho Central Labor
Union yesterday the following officer»
we I
o elected and in»tuI!od for the following
elx months:
ProüJdçnt, Evan G. Gallagher; vJce-pre»I
»lent, J. Edward McClintock; recording
secretary, A. H. Saylor; financial »ecre
lary, John. Morrison; treasurer, Francis J.
Voegcl; trustees. S. A. Fairlamb, Blwootf
Hardcastle and Frank W. Jacoby.
A member representing each organised
trade wax appointed to compose a commit
tee tr conduct <tho Labor Day parade In
the morning and 'the picnic In the after
noon and evening of September 7.
That then* will be no lack of prominent
speakers at the picnic the secretary wax
Instructed to commurvlcaite at once wMh
Clarence F. Dar row, Mother Jone», and
o:hor<, with national reputation. The com
mittee will hold a meeting thi» evening for
the purpcoe of organization.
The inside carpenters also reported that
they hail secured Washington Park for
August 13, saying that the management of
the park guarantee «to -labor people and
their friend« the sole possession of the
ground» on that day.
A delegate from the machinists reported
that 'the committees from the .various
metal trades would (hold a meeting on
Wednesday evening to discuss the Metal
Trades Council project.
Clinging to Bottom of Boat
in Delaware River John
Roney Is Rescued
Struggling In the Delaware river.
grasping the sides of his
which had
fierce storm on
rowboat,
been overturned by the
Saturday morning.
Captain James Roney, of No. 1137
Peach street. South Wilmington, was
rescued from his perilous position by
the tug Robert W. McCann, of Phila
delphia.
The captain had started to row from
Chester, where his barge was lying, to
this city, to spend the Fourth with'his
family. He had not proceeded far from
the city when he discovered the storm
rapidly approaching. He was in the
middle of the river and saw it would
be useless to try to reach either bank,
and was in the act of removing his
shoes when the storm, with the fury of
a tornado, bore down upon him. upset
ting his little craft and hurling him
into the water that had been whipped
into surging billows by the fury of the
wind.
He clung to the boat for some time,
and was finally sided by the tug's crew
as It was laboring against the storm.
The captain was picked up, his boat
fastened to the tug and he
ried to Chester,
removing his coat and vest, and these,
together with his shoes, were lost.
Captain Roney was in charge of
of the barges which overturned in the
Delaware river during the storm of last
March, when Temple nnd Harding, of
this city, were drowned.
was car
He had succeeded In
«In
THREE DOZEN
IN POLICE DOCK
Judge Cochran Had a Big
Batch ol Culprits to Deal
With
FOUR HEAVY SENTENCES IMPOSED
Majority of the Offenders, However,
Escaped With Small Fines—Heavy
Fine for Assaulting an Aged Colored
Man on the Street.
Thirty-six prisoners faced Deputy
Judge Philip L. Garrett in City Court
this morning, the largest number to re
ceive trials at one session of this eourt
for some time. The eases included of
fenses ranging from common drunken
ness to assault and battery and Inter
fering with an officer. The majority
of lines were light, only four heavy
sentences being imposed.
Brutal Assault.
Herbert Johnson, colored, was one of
those who received heavy sentences. He
was arraigned on u charge of assault
and buttery on Charles Robinson, n re
spectable colored citizen, living nt No.
S06 Tutnall street. Johnson, while in
toxicated, acted disorderly in front of
the prosecuting witness' home on July
i, and when the latter came out of the
house to remonstrate ho received a
severe beating. The prisoner struck
Robinson a vicious blow, knocking him
unconscious, and then preceded to Ifiil
the aged man while he lay upon the
pavement. The eourt imposed a tine of
325 and costs.
Interfered With Officer.
While Patrolman Abrams was plac
ing Johnson under arrest, Joseph Dixon,
also colored, Interfered with the officer,
who had a hard time to reach a patrol
box with his prisoner. Dixon, In his
efforts to gel Johnson away from the
officer, tore the buttons from the lat
ter's coat. The eourt would, no doubt,
have imposed a heavy sentence upon
Dixon, who was arraigned on a charge
of interfering with an officer, had not |
former Deputy Coroner James T. Chan
dler appeared in the prisoner's behalf.
A flue of $3 and costs was imposed.
Whiskey Bottle for Weapon.
A fine of 525 and costs was also im
posed upon Caleb M. Backus, colored,
for assaulting Augustus Irons, colored. I
The latter appeared In court with his
head swathed in bandages, and testi
fied that because he accidentally sat
upon the prisoner's hat on the Fourth
of July he was struck over the dead
with a whiskey bottle by the defend
ant. The witness was taken to the Del
aware Hospital, and it required len
stitches to close up tho wound.
Coasters Fined.
William Smith, a young white man,
who gi\es the officers on the "coast"
considerable trouble, was arraigned on
a charge of assault and battery upon
Rosa Comegys. a colored girl. The bit
tet appeared against Smith, and said
she would ixf obliged to use her um
brella uuoa the prisoner to keep him
away from her. The couit Imposed u
fine of JI3 and costs.
Pointed a Revolver.
George Kinsley, n young man,
was
field under 7200 bail for the uj>j>er couit
on a charge of pointing a
> named John Green,
testified that Kiusler pointed his
revolver at him, and said that one "nig
ger" hud already been lynched, and it
was about Urne to lynch another.
pistol at a
The wit
negrt
nti
Many Minor Cases.
Joseph Brown, colored, was fined $5
and costs for disorderly conduct, and
Peter Gartland tlO for a like offense.
Mary Shilo, colored, was charged
with being Incorrigible. Her mother in
formed the court that Mary left home
yesterday a week with a young man
acquaintance, and did not return. The
case was continued until tomorrow
morning In order to give Agent Frank
Klout, of the S. P. C. C., time to investi
gate. Mary is 16 years ot age.
A number ot other prisoners were ar
raigned on charges ot drunkenness,
trespassing, vagrancy, disorderly con
duct, and assault and battery, and
nominal fines ranging in amounts from
$1 to IS were imposed.
TO BUILD HIGH STACKS
Forty Bricklayers to Begin at Mallea
ble Iron Works on Monday.
On next Monday 40 bricklayers will
begin buila'ing 7 big stacks at the new
plant of the Malleable Iron Company
in South Wilmington. The stacks will
be about 200 feet In height and will
be the tallest In the city with the ex
ception of the water works stack.
The iron frames for the buildings are
about completed and the work, which
has bean hindered to a certain extent
by the lack of laborers, will be pushed
to completion.
BIG FIRE AVERTED
Blaze Extinguished By Diamond State
Steel Company's Brigade.
A fire was started in a pile of rubbish
beside the coal yard of J. M. Solomon
on Saturday night, which fanned by
the strong wind, threatened the sheds.
A still alarm was sent to the Reliance
Fire Company, but before they arrived
the blaze was extinguished by the fire
department of the Diamond State Steel
Company. The origin of the blaze is a
mystery, and had it not been discovered
when It was. would probably have
caused a big blaze In the manufactur
ing portion ot the city.
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ASBURY M. E. CHURCH.
Asbury M. E. Church, at Third.and
Walnut streets, truces its origin bark
to 1766. In that year Captain Webb,
a British army officer, preached In
Wilmington under some shady trees
nd led
near the corner of King and Kent—now
Eighth—streets. John Thelwell, who
kept a public house near the lower
market, officiated as clerk
singing. Subsequently Mr. Thelwell
offered Ids schoolhouse, nt Fifth ami
King streets, as a place of worship, und
there Asbury Society was organised,
and soon numbered fortyw.three white
and nineteen colored members.
On May 13, 1789, a lot on the south-|omy
east corner of Thiid and Walnut
streets. the present site, was pur
chased of Caleb and Sarah Way, for
£105, and subsequently by girt and
purchase from Edward Worrall, addi
tional area, was obtained.
The society erected a church in 1789,
CINCINNATI .SOCIETY
Time-honored Body Met on
Saturday and Elected Offi
cers for Ensuing Year
The Delaware State Society of tho dn>
elnnafl held Its annnul meeting at the
rooms of 1 he ^Historical Society on Satur
day. Report.^ of of fibers and committers
were presented and the .following new
member» were elected:
John Henry Tlngley, of Chestnut Hill,
Philadelphia, a representative of Lieuten
ant-Colonel Joseph Vaughan, of the Dela
ware Line in the Revolution; William
David Porter, Jr., Jlneal descendant of
Ensign William Anderson of tin* New Jer
sey Continental Lino and Colonel Allen
Smith. U. S. A., representative of Bürgt**»
RbenczerAugiiH'lu« Smith of the Conti
nental Army.
Communications of regret were read
from Jacob Ilowmnn McKennan grandson
of Captain William McKennan. the first
secretary of tho Delaware Society; Newell
Kirkwood Kennen, descendant of Major
Robert Kirkwood, and Allan Thomson
Sangston, representative of the gallant
Captain Henry Duff.
The following officers of the society were
unanimously ©looted for the ensuing year:
President—Thomaa David Pearce.
Vice-President—John
Pïittrn
Wale«,
M. D.
Secretory—Captain Henry Hobart Bella»,
U. S. A.
Treasurer— Lieutenant
White, ImJe U. S. N*
Ai»«i»tnnt S» crotary— John Osgvxxl White.
Assistant Tronsurer— Rodney llocd en
ough.
Chaplain— Rt. Rev. Leighton Coleman, S.
T. D., LL. D., anfifth«* following addition
al member« on the atamMng committee:
Newell Kirkwood Kennon. chairman.
William Henry KJrkpat rick.
Elia« Naudain Moore.
Th© Rev. Horace Edwin Hayden.
Edwin Jaquett Sellers.
Theodore Mitchell Hasting».
Captain Belki» wax elected as the rep
resentetlve of the Delaware Society o.i
Philip
Howell
the »landing committee of the Genenl
Sc c lety of «the Cincinnati, whidh commit
tee 1» composed of »the president-general
and on»* member of each of the thirteen
State socle tic«, acts on all matters pertain
ing to 4ho government and union of tii;
Stau* organizations in their 'triennial meet
ings, tn conformity wllh the original inwt 1 -
tutlon of the order.
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TO GIVE EXCURSIONS
Joseph Lackland, boy puddler at the
Diamond State Steel Compny. has re- (
signed his iHisition to accept a place i
with the Peoples Railway Company.
Several Organizations to Go on Out
ings This Week.
The following excursions will go out
on the Wilmington Steamboat Com
pany's boats this week: First Infantry
Band, to Washington Park. Wednes
day; Young People's Methodist Union,
Philadelphia. Thursday: Winona Conn
ell, Washington Park, Friday; East
Side Republican Association, Washing
ton Park. Saturday.
In all the Wilmington Steamboat
Company has twelve excursions this
week. Tlie others are from Philadel
phia and Chester.
Boss Puddler Resigns.
its dimensi ons being thirty-five feet
square, with a gallery. This was alien
ed and dedicated on October 10, 1TR9.
by Bishop Asbury. In 1SH the build
ing was enlarged and again In 1828.
giving a structure of 70x6» feet.
Wilmington was a part of the Ches
ter Circuit unti 17Si), when It was made
continued as such cx
thclcept frem ISIH to 1806 . when It again
I a station and
I was in Chester Circuit,
in 1781),
The Rev. William Jessup was pastor
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■hoolhouse was built adjacent to
(he church In 1791, and lu 1
A
9 the so
clety put up a two-story brick aend
in Shipley slreel,
near "High."
Tho institution was continued for
eral years, then the building was used
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as a parsonage until 18*3. Asbury
Sunday school was organized in 1820.
Roth church and Sunday school mem
berships are large. The Rev. Henry S.
Dultiny Is th.' pastor of the church.
The Rev. John Snape Closes
Four Years' Pastorate
in This City
I
"The Lost Invitation'* was the sub
ject of the Rev. John Snape at Dela
ware Avenue Haptist Church last
evening. This was his last sermon as
pastor of *lhe church, which he has
served for four years.
There is much regret expr os
»d nt
the pastor's departure by th»* members
of the church, which he has built up
wonderfully during his pastorate.
A series of resolutions were adopted
by the lliblc school, and Superintend
ent Peter B. Ayars presented th»* re
tiring minister with a heavy gold ring
In behalf of the Sunday school.
Upon the insble of the ring was en
graved the word "Ifispab," and the In
itials "D. A. H. H. 8."
Mr. Knap*' was
speech
The service
visibly affected, and i„ide
touching upon his stay.
close-1 by E. O. Kellers singing "What
Will It He When the King Comes?"
Mr. Scape goes to Newcastle,
next Friday, and will take charge ot
the Haptist Church there on the fol
lowing Monday.

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AFTER GAMBLERS AGAIN
BUT CAPTURE NONE
Officers Spotted by Sentinels
ami As Result Raid Was
a Failure
As a result of a raid made upon "Gam
bler«' Paradise," at Gordon Heights, yes
terday afternoon by State Detective Theo
dore Francis and Puttrulmnn (thus. Button
the collection of gambling device, in Clvlef
Black':
office has been argumented. A
good sum of money wt
also captured.
None of the gamblers were caught.
When the officers alighted from the
trolley car they were Immediately spotted
and a rush on the part of the 119) gamlJcrs
followed. Cloths, dire und money were left
in tile scramble to reach Cover, and the
, gamblers quickly iliKapiwaretHn the woods
which surround the field in whlah the
J backers of the games und their dupes as
semble every Sunday to ply their trade.
Several raids have been made by Che au
thorities upon the place, but never with
any better result than the capture of para
phernalia used for gambling purpose». No
<irres:s have been made and the police are
ot '.be opinion 'Chat spotters are employed
anil stationed at different points on the
outskirts to watch for suspicious person».
The.*? men give a warning signal and the
gamblers disappear before the police arrive
on the spot.
Several Sundays ago an employe of the
Wilmington City Railway Company went
(to Gordon Heights to repair the electric
'chaniem of a car and upon reaching his
deatination, although a stranger, he was
spotted by a sentinel who saw a «pedal
officer star upon the mechanic's vest, as
( '*«> wind blew «he latter's coot open. The
i »potter signale*! and the gamblers sprinted
for cover.
DAILY WORK FOR
SOLDIER BOVS
How National Guard of Delaware
Will Spend Week at Rehohoth.
Governor to Inspect Troops
The» of th»* Niitkmal Guard Rn
«-ani|iin«'iu t« lx* held tut Uehoboth are fact
h« ln« arranged. BoUi l he of Accra and men
tre i.ikitiK <in active Iniereat It» mäkln«
prépara Non*, and by when the
Imy.M Ku livio c amp everythin« will be In
reiullm »«.
Many ritlxi*n« are also Interested and the
Imlicatbmn nr** th«a there will In* n large
number of vUdtot*» at the onmp next week.
Thursday, July 16, ha« been »et «»Uh*
■a» Governor'» Day, when Governor Uunn
and his staff will visit ithe camp. There
are many persons who «re of the opinion
that It u a son of outing for re creation
for the men, but 'thin Is a mistake. It Is n
ramp of irmtructkm and every man will
lx* ousy from Mtinrise to sunset. The order
id the day will give the publie an Idea of
He 111 '
f the members of the guard while
they are in camp:
Headquarters 1st Infantry. N. O. IX. Wil
mington. Del.. July 6, 1903.
General Order 2t.
The following order of the day will be
olnwrved at camp of instruction at Ratio
both. Del.. July it to 18
First Call .
Reveille.. ... ,,
elusive:
6.30 A M.
5.40
A««?tnbly .
Mess Call.
Breakfast.
Hick Call .
Officer«' Call .
First Call Drill.
Assembly.
Recall from Drill..
Fatigue.
Flint Call 1
Assembly., ..
Ib-catl from Fatigue. 9.15
First Call fur Drill...'.
Assembly.
Recall from Drill..
Fir-si Sergeant's Call.. ..
Dinner...
First Call Drill..
Assembly.
Recall from Drill.
I First «kill Parade.. ... •
Assembly (roll call). 5.10
But. Adjl. Call.. ,
Adjutant's Cull.
'»'First Call Retreat..
Assembly (roll call) ....
Hetrrtit.. ... ..
Supper .
First Call Tattoo ..
Assembly (roll call) .
. 5.50
.... 6.15
.... 6.36
.... 7. U«
..... 7.35
.... 7.30
.... 8.60
.... 8.15
.... 8.30
Guard..
.... 8.3ft
. 9.26 M
. 9.3U M
. 11.00 M
. 11.30 M
. 12.00 Noun
. 1 39 P.M.
1.30
.... 3.00
-, on
.... ft .20
... fi.ao
.... r,.sr>
.... ft.40
.... 6.50
.... 6.00
.... 9.30
.... 9.30
Light.« extliiKUlNhcd.!.. 9.45
Call to Quarter».
Tup»..
2. OUI G third P«Ul»ue. 8.15 4o 9.1ft A. M.,
•UsmUHD.l when flni»hc*d.
nr lor noon faiigu** «xrt*pt In bad
By orttor of,
Colonel Theodore Townsend.
Uharle* P. CoHon, Adjutant.
Order of Leaving.
The' following order In regard
»Mini» ha» also been i»»u»*tl;
Adjutant General*» Ofhoo.
»;• n* r.il • Kde 1 No. 1ft.
In arronUiuco with paragraph No. 1,
G. O., No. 8. A. O. O. C. 8. current sorte«
the ci. tap of InHtruotlun will lx* Joca'tcd nt
Hehoboth, Del,
The commanding officer of «ho Fimt In
fantry will proceed with hl« regiment to
RchohoWi, Del., f»n the morning of July
11 and the «event! rompunle« taking train
a« follow»:
Compatit?» A. C, D, P and Kind have
Wilmington at 8.28«. m.
Company II, New Castle, at K.42 a. m.
Company E, Newark, ail 8.36 «. m.
Company D, Milford, at 10.53 a. m.
. 16-45
. 11.00
3. N<
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to 4he
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To Preach at Convention.
During the International Kpworih
league Convention to tie held at Detroit,
Mich., the Rev. William A. King, pastor
of Grace t.Jiorch, will preach on Sunday.
July 19. The Rev. R. K. Stephenson, of
Scott M. K. Church, ha» charge of ar
ranging for the tran«portatk>n of those
wh»» go from thia State. They ore <o »tart
July 1ft. The convention will last from July
16 to 19, and a large crowd 4« expected, as
It will include delegatee from »tho M. E.
Church North and South, and the M. E.
Ohurch of Canada.
To Be Married in New England.
William Lott, assistant yardnmster
of the Pennsylvania railroad in this
city, has left for his vacation, which
he will spend in New England. While
there he will be married, nnd will re
side in this city.
WEATHER FORECAST
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The New York Herald forecasts that
In the Middle States anil New England
today partly cloudy weather and slowly
rising temperature will prevail, with
lo*ul rain iu the northern districts, fol
lowed generally by slowly clearing con
ditions. with light westerly uud north
westerly winds. On Tuesday fair,
warmer weather will prevail, with light
to moderate variable winds, becoming
moMly southerly; and on Wednesday
fair weather and rising temperature,
probably followed by local ram in the
western districts of this section.
I
Company Q, Brldgevllle. at 8.37 a. m.
Ul tirer» *>f the field «nd staff and non
a.
commission »laff will take train with the
troops
on si (loir holms, und will bo
furnished wWh t no importai ion by (he com*
mo Oiling officer of such troops.
»• Transportation will be furnJHbre] by
ilio osststont quarts? master general on
I he regular iransportution request blanke
for ihn round trip, return coapon to bo re
tained by the officer sending the request,
5. The following rations will be Issued
•n accordance with the United Fiâtes urmy
tables: Fresh beef, bacon, fresh bread,
beans, rice, potatoes, onions, canned to
matoes, coffee, sugar, vinegar, salt, pep
l>er. roup, condles, butter, milk and eggs.
Officers will b© allowed to purchase com
missary stores from the regimental com
I mlKsary tit cost.
Issue of all necessary tentage,
equipage, quart
stores will be made to the regiment at Ite
hobith by the assistant quarter master
general.
The equipment of tho soldier for lihla
tour of duty will comprise the following:
Service uniforme, both woolen and klmkl,
Inelnillng blue shirts, campaign hats, leg
gins. wtaileu blankets, rubber jiocho, bed
sack, rifle und side arms, clothing bag,
haversack, mess kit and one extra chtuige
of underclothing, together with such toilet
articles us may be uaed by the suldlar.
8. Tho payrolls will bo made la triplicate
and forwarded to tho adjutant general on
the evening of July 17. Pay will Iw allowed
for seven days. The enlisted strength in
each company will be limited to «.
». The quarter master of the First In
fantry will arrange for of Deers, light bag
gage and notify them regarding tho
amount allowed with Instructions for
shipping'll.
10. The ofDcers of the Governor's staff
will report to the commander In chief at
the camp In Rehobolih, in fatigue uniform
wllh side arms, on Thursday morning. July
16. ns early os practicable.
Tent for Y. M. C. A.
11. The Young MenTChrlstlan Associa
tion is hereby granted permission to erect
u tent at the camp forth« convenience and
comfort of tho numbers of tho regiment.
Transportation and subsistence will be fur
nish si for the two assistants.
1Î. The commanding qfAa-r, First In
fantry, will establish a summary uourt In
accordance with section 30, of chapter
volume 20, law's of Isdawarn as amended.
The captain and quarter master, the
oap'tün and commissary, the quarter mas
ter sergeant, commissary sergeant, (he
non-commissioned officers
staff and twenty enlisted
tailed by the commanding officer, First
Infantry, will re|»ort at the armory at
Wilmington, on Friday morning. July 10,
'clock, prepared to proceed to Re
hoboih for duty.
Commanding officer, First Infantry,
will issue »trief orders regarding the ad
joining property to the camp and will per
mit no tr cas pawing fhereon.
Tills camp is for tho purpose of In
struction and It Is expected that the of
ficers and men will apply tihemseh-ea earn
«•»61 y and encrgcically to their military
dull.« and the commander in chief enjoins
upon tho officers and men alike a prompt
tend ( heerful obedience' to orders and strict
compliance with the camp routine and dis
cipline.
|
camp
muHter and subsistence
i ;
Governor'«
mi 'to b« de
t 7
14.
I ft
Ry order of
John Hunn, Governor ami Commander in
Chief.
P. Wickersham, Adjutant-General.
Official, C. It. Colton, Adjutant,
CITY TAX OFFICE
BEGINNING TO GET BUSY
Many Will Avail Themselves
of Reduction Allowed
This Month
The city tax office Is doing a big
business at the present time. The en
tire working force of both Collectors
Kayers and McCall will now be pressed
with work until the end of the month.
A reduction of 6 per cent, is allowed
during July on nil taxes paid the city,
and as a result many will avalPthem
seives of this Inducement. Although
the business of the office is brisk, it
Is nothing compared to what will come
during the last two weeks of the
month. No reduction will be allowed
after July 31.
Prices of Newspapers Advanced.
The price of all Philadelphia news
paper» has been advanced to 2 cents by
the Union News Company at Its stands
at the Pennsylvania and B. & O. sta
tions.
Several Hundred Tons of Coal Burntd.
The big pile of coal which burned
for several days in the Diamond State
Steel Company's yards, has been ex
tinguished. The coal was hauled about
the yard and a hose played upon It.
Several
constantly,
were destroyed, however.
hundred tons
Service* at Hospital.
Delaware State Hospital (or the Insane
«t Farnhurst, was visited yeeterday by the
llrothcrho*«! of St. James, of Grace M. E.
Church. The Rev. W. W. King and Prof.
George W. Twltrayer made addreape»« .11

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