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The Evening Journal •AN Evening Journal WANT "AD WEATHER: FAIR, COOLER TO-NIGHT. FAIR SUNDAY. toon Temperature 76 degree» will help you see what you don't want, and secure what you do want. WILMINGTON. DELAWARE. SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 1907. ONE CENT. Nineteenth year— no. ios. ** CHRIST RISEN SABBATH THEME u Flowers and Music to Em- j phasize the Words of Gladness MELODY THROUGHOUT CITY ■ To-morrow will be Easter, the great day of Joy In all the Christian world. Next only to Christmas, when Christ was horn, comes Easter, when He arose from the dead. music will emphaslxo thu words gladness which all ministers of Christian gospel avili express In telling o fthe Resurrection of Christ. Tho brightness and cheerfulness of the occasion will (be made all the greater by comparison with the 40 days of Dent and especially the tragedy of Good Friday. The dawning of the day will mean that the period of penitence en.1 of sorrow Is at an end. and that The flowers and of the the era of Joj' has begun. While the solemnity of Good Friday went beyond the walls of the churches and Unto the business life of the dtles so the Joy of Easter will not be con fined to the formal services, will bring recollections of school to those persons who have drift ed out of the church, and its glnr The day Sunday significance will be felt indoors and outdoors and almost everywhere. In a church-loving city like Wilming ton Raster is a great day. For many weeks singers have been rehearsing for the special numbers on the musical programs in the churches. It is probable that at no time in the Whole year Is there so much melody in the whole city ns at the 11.30 a, m. ser With the constant vice Da der Day. ly Increasing interest in good music, each Easter marks a step forward in the taste of the churchgoers and In the skill of the singers. The high stand ard In Wilmington is only evidence of the culture of Its citizens which is manifested in other 'tines. The spirit of the season is plainly to-day in tbe happy faces of -the seen hurrying throngs, who arc seen from early morning till la-lc In the evening, homeward bound with their arms filled rwlth beautiful plants or the good thing» that will grace the dinner table et the morrow's feast. Altogether, this Easter promises to be one of «ho happiest, prettiest mid most truly delightful from every vlow I (point than any «which have passed I down In tho misty records of the past. ATTACKED HIS ACCUSER Man iCharged With Theft Attempts to Use Razor on His Victim. Changed with assaulting V Scofield, a bartender at the saloon of I Thomas Lawless, at Rising Sun. with I a razor, Patrick Thornton wus arraign I ed before Magistrate Robinson for trial I yesterday aiiternoon. hut the hearing postponed until to-day at 3 o'clock. William ! was B Scofield alleges that he had some I business in a back room and hearing I a sound as of some one tampering I with the cash register In the hnr. he I returned and found Thornton near the Scofield accused him of trying to steal money and Thornton then went out, returning in a short time with a razor, with which he attacked his ao While he cut several places in I till. cuser. SoofUsS'» clothes, he did not succeed In drawing any blood. Man Injured in Runaway. I Frank Fisher was admitted to the DeVa I ware Hospital this morning and treated I for several lacerations of tho head, caused by being thrown from Ills carriage when his horse ran away on French street near Tenth shortly after midnight. He was later allowed to go to his home. Dinner to Old and New Officers About 150 members of tho Wilmington will Aerle, Fraternal Order of Eagles, fwunlclpate In the annual dinner which will bo given to the retiring and new officers of the local aerie cn Wednesday evening next. The affair will be held at the Lafay etto Hotel. NO TIDINGS YET OF MARVIN LAD New York "Clue" of Last Night Turns Out to Be Another Hoax Special to The Evening Journal. DOVER, March SO.—Hopes raised last I evening by the announcement that tha j little son of Dr. Horace Marvin had been found were dashed this morning when ' telegrams from New York proved tho I rumors false, and tho detectives are now as much In the dark as they have been > since the disappearance of the child. When tho news of the alleged recovery of the boy was received her last night, (' the town went wild with Joy. and the subsequent denial of the glad tidings hai caused a pall of grief to again settle over« the community. Another peculiar phase of the aa>e was '( presented when Miss Lucy Killen, the I school teacher, who, 4t Is alleged, hoard I a conversation between some of the kid nappers, found a note pinned to the door j bf her school yesterday, on which was 1 Written: 'Beware. You told." She also 1 found that the schoolhouse had been en- i tered end that something had been burned i (n the fireplace and the ashes scattered about the room. Those statements of the j teacher were corrul«orated by two chli dren - • Dr. Marvin received a mysterious note yesterday, which read: "Go to 143 East Twenty-fifth street. New York, and get Jour boy." This letter was signed | '•Bruner," and when tho address given was visited by detectives last night the ■ I letter waa found to be s hoax. 'J? WAS NOT IN THIS JURISDICTION Oil Tanker Roma Was Attach SHIP HAD OTHER TROUBLES ed on Sailor s Claim lor Wages by Mistake Judge Bradford. In the United (States Count ito-day, dismissed the attachment again at the oil taner Roma, and that vessel will -probably proceed to-day to L/ablnc, Tex., her destination. The 'boat was attached ait Marous Hook yesterday afternoon by Deputy Marshal .Mitchell, on a claim for wages, filed by J. H. Sheehan, « sailor. It was proven to-day however, that the vessel was Just within tho Pennsyl vania boundary, and consequently In the Jurisdiction of that State. To add more to tho vessel's troubles, the craw of five sailors and the second mate refused to sail With the vessel yesterday. Just at a time when she was about to staut on her voyage. The mate says he quit only because his eyes were troubling him, and he feared to leave without first receiving .medical attention. The captain, however, ac cused him of leaving In sympathy for the sailors and threatens to have his license revoked. The captain later signed a disabled seaman's paper for the mate, and the alter went to Phlla deljphla to be treated in tho Marine Hospital there. A new crew was ship ped and the boat left these waters this afternoon. ASSOCIATION NAMES COMMITTEE 'The Police Pension Fund Association last night named the following committee on rules and by-laws: Police Commission ers Jones and Stay-ton, Councilman How ard D. Ros», Captain tries E. Evans and Sergeant Daniel Ke Hoher. John T. Oaynnr was named as secretary of the association, and City Treasurer Charles H. Blaine will act as treasurer. Councilman Ross has the distinction of being the first citizen to make a donation to the fund. He contributed $20. : HAD A WIRELESS FROM ROOSEVELT By Our Own Wire. Publishers' Press. ' WASHINGTON, March *0.—Charles A. Riley, who says he came In from Rock| Springs. Md. on a freight train at 3; o'clock thte morning called at the While House to «ce th© President at 6 o'clock. Officer Bramlott took him in charge. "The President summoned me by wire less »telegraph" said Riley, "to come to Washington to testify in a murder trial I am here and would like to see him at once." Officer Bramlett conveyed Riley to Holla station where he will be held for examina- 1 tion. Making Many Park Improvmnt*. Park Commissioners concerned with the Improvement of North Brandywine Park, and propose to make the big public playground «beautiful by many change«. A driveway sixty feet in width will be consternat'd from the north ap proach of the Market street (bridge along Glenn avenue to West street, along which wiM be placed grass plots (and flower beds, aiway «with all the unsightly^ buildings between the Lea race and the Jesup road. permit the extension of the north drive under the bridge at Augustine. This drive will do The B. and O. Railroad will Church Merger Progressing. Special to Toe Even'ng Journal. DOVER. March 30—Dr. O. A. Ogg, ipaator of the Dover Methodist Protest ant Church and chaplain of tho Dela ware House of Representatives, has re turned from Chicago, where he attend ed the National! Committee Council of the United Brethren, Methodist Pro testant and Congregational Churches. Chaplain Ogg reports that this confer ence completed plans for tho consolida tion of these three denominations, and the matter will now be presented to the General Conference of each body for approval. Coroner Held Three Inquests. Coroner Callaway held three Inquests yesterday afternoon ami verdicts were returned as follows: Edward A, Larter, death from heart failure; James A. Hitchens, accidental death (by being crushed 'between two cars on the P. and R. Railroad ; Harvey West, colored, death from convulsions. spring will «bo greater than ever. | Coal Dealers Organize Association. At tho Clayton House yesterday tho coal dealers of Wilmington mot and or ganlsed the Wilmington Coal Merchants' Association. The following officers were elected: Lewis W. Broslus, president; Lewis P. llitsh, vice-president; Edward R. Phillips, secretary; Henry Snyder, treasurer. Zoo Animals Out of Doors. Managers of the Free Zoo hope that the animals can 'be placed on exhibi tion soon owing to the tine weather. Many improvements have been made to the cages and duck pond, and the number of visitors, it is expected this Starr Held on One Charge. MarshaU Starr, a young man. was arraigned before Magistrate Broman to-^ay, accused (by Lawson Herrmann tbe* mhezzlernent of $4 and the o aY vony of a railroad mileage book. After hearing the evidence the Justice dismissed the flrrt eh-.irg; atxl hold the defendant in $100 ball for C£-yt on the second. Harry Thaw as He Faces the Lunacy Commission. DR. LEOPOLD FUTZLL L..m ' t*fl M j . u:* 9?. S5?>, a' afe. 'v* 'A sy rg Wk C - ——h mm éi m V r F'7 ■V ■c: f I Vi WHS ■/.> & A m nT*. t - t r Wiim. - V, /' it IDGB K.T HftW»? THE LUNACY COMMISSION IN SESSION 2 i ' FIGHTING AGAINST LIQUOR LICENSE Middletown Citizens Urge Quarter Sessions Judges Not to Re-open Hotel In dJi n. Cou rt of General Sms ions to day a large perce nit-age of the popula tkmof Middletown Is waging a bitter fight against the granting do Alexander Maxwell of a license for ,the Middle town Hotel. Attorneys Higgins and Prlckett rep resented tho remonstrants and Attor ney Biggs and Rodney appeared for tbe applicant. On behalf of the remonstrants J. R. Hoffecker, O E. Hukill, Magistrate Al bert G. Cox and several other cltlzèns of Middletown, and Chief Black, of this city, gave testimony against' Maxwell. A mild sensation was sprung «when the Middletown 'Witnesses united In al leging that the applicant ran a card game at his farm, and had done the same when formerly In the hotel busi ness. A long Hat of persons «were then «ailed, all of whom testified that Max well was a good citizen and cot tiled to a license. A petition was also pre sented to the court by his attorneys, signed by many property owners oi Middled own, Including eight women. 1 NEW SCHOOL FOR CITY Tho Delaware Charter Guarantee and Trust Company tn-day sent to Dover a charter for the Corporation Corcspondence School, with a capitalization of $123,000. It is to teach tbe art and science of Incor porating. organizing business corporations, selling their securities, etc. Thomas F. Hanlon, of Washington and several Wil mingtoninns are back of tile project. It is proposed to establish a school in Wil mington. Levy Court Gets Law. C. Canby Hopkins, chairman of the ranee committee of Levy Court, went to Dover yesterday and returned with a certified copy of tho act passed by the Legislature abolishing the office of road commissioner, and providing for the appointment of a county engineer, and officially presented it to tho court yesterday afternoon. On Monday the men whose offices have been done away with will turn over a'i moneys, tools and supplies In their charge to tha Levy Court. Massacre of Roumanian Rebels. By Our Own Wire. Publishers' Press. BUCHAREST, March 30.—With the backbone of the peasants rebellion ap parently broken, the action of the troops sent to suppress the rollers to day became a ruthless massacre, in which hundreds of armed rebels were shot down without a chance for their lives. In consequence of the tactics pursued the checking of the menace to the throne has not resulted in pacifica tion, and further disorders and much bloodshed are inevitable. , TsfT Sentiment in Kentucky. By Our Own Wire, Publishers' Press. MARYVILLE March 30.—The R » publican State organisation has passed word along the line to select de'egates to the Stale convention that are known to be for Secretary' Taft for the Presi dency, in order that ho can be endorsed by this State. Will Reappoint Deputies. United States Marshal William R. Filnn, whose new term of office begins on Monday, will reappoint James W. Mitchell and Ralph I. Filnn, his son, as his deputies. Marshal Filnn will also bond on Monday. Claymont Blacksmith Accidentally Shot i Charles W. Ottey,' who conducts a I blacksnilth shop at Claymont, accl- j denta'ly sbst himself through the j hond while examining a revolver. A Clear Fastci Day The outlook fop continued warm and fair westhsr over Easter is very favorable. There is no cold wave in eight, and the etorm center, which was lying ovar tha lake» yesterday, while it may cause showers in the east, may only affect ths interior and is not likely to reach the coast. If tha high pressure at tha South, which was the determining factor in our weather yesterday, hqlds its own to-day, Easter should be mild and sunny. j SHOT DEAD ON HIS DOOR STEP By Our Own Wire, Publishers' Press. CHICAGO. III., March 30.-A» the result of "black hand*' feud, Grazzo Zotta la dead, six men ar© under arrest and | lH>minio DattaJ, another supposed member of the band. 1» a fugitive. Zotta came from| Europe ten days ago. After midnight two men were heard talking near his house. ! One raid "You shoot and I'll shoot, too." Tho person who heard the conversation reported It to the police after lotto's body ■"* r"vr el'™* "• was shot through the head. WAS NEARLY BLIND7.D Employe of Electric Hose Company ! aPinfully Hurt To-day. As tbe result of being accidentally struck a violent blow in' thee yen while at «work In Che plant of the Electric Hose Company yesterday afternoon. I Clarence Connolly, of 319 HcaUI »treat, i was taken rto the Delaware Hospital; this morning with »mall prospects of ever seeing again. The unfortunate man was ait firat thought not to bo »er iously hurt, but hl» condition became so alarming that removal to the hos pital «was thought to be advisable. Some of the best local talent will pre sent "M'Llss" at the Grand Opera House on thee veiling of April 11, for the benefit of the Brown son Library Association. Bishop at St. Matthew's. Bishop Coleman will administer com munion at St. «Matthew's Church to morrow morning at 7 o'clock, a«nd at the forenoon service a sermon will he preached by the Vicar, will bo held at 4 o'clock. Even song Richard Croker III. By Our Own Wire. Publishers' Press. DUBLIN, March 30.—Richard Cro ker a few days ago, was near death because of the chill he caught on a r«- ) cent automobile tour of France. He is j now better. A relapse into the acute [ form of kidney trouble caused the dan- j ger. Mrs. Janvier Has Recovered. Mrs Margaret Janvier mother-tn law of the R. v W L S Murray has law of me u»v. w. d. n. aiurra> nas just returned to her home at Stiil Pond. |Md., from Phlladeli);la. where she un derwent an operation. Mrs. Janvier Is | now fully recovered. Cards for Constable "Tom." The many friends of Constable Thomas Buckley showered hlm to-daÿ with postal cards, to-morrow being th« genial constable's birthday. It is tho first time in 25 years that Mr. Buck ley's birthday has fallen on Easter Sunday. Juvenile Bathers Make Debut. At the hoidgates of the Jessup and Moore Paper Company, along the Brandy w 1 *"« yesterday tho first bathers of tho season made their appearance In the per sons of several small boys, who disported in teho hilly water with evident enjoy ment. ■ WILMINGTON DAY SEPTEMBER 18 Board of Governors of James town Exposition Fix This Date for Occasion ■■■■ In reply to tho letter sent by Mayor j Horae« Wilson to tho managers of the aside as Wilmington Day, the hoard of governors of the tilg fair has fixed Sep Jamestown Exposition requesting that a day between September 17 and 21 be set lember IS ua the «late. | On receiving tha letter. Mayor Wlhon notified Councilman Ross to cull a meeting of the committee df the various organisa tions thsl have taken up tl)o matter of Wilmington Hay at the exposition, and discuss the subject. Retiring Pastor Given Reception, Special to Tho Evening Journal. DOVER. March 3u.—At the headquarter» C f ,(h u Young Men's Christian Association here last evening a reception was ten dered tho Rev. S. B. Hlley, who has re «igned the pastorale of the First Baptist church to accept a large pastorate In Hamilton. Ohio. Mr. Hlley will leave on — "■ —- «— . BAD GIRL IN COURT Mary Griffin, a small colored girl. ! was held under a probation bond of $200 this morning, charged with as sault and battery. The evidence given proved that she had seized another girl of about her own age and after getting her head beneafh her arm, had bat I tcred It with a brick, converting tho i child's countenance into a bloody mass. It was testified that the defendant had been expelled from school on account of bad behavior, and that she was a ringleader in aT the brack bat fights in the neighborhood, Several Assault and Battery Cases. City Court dealt with but few of fender» this morning, besides two pro f«. sslonal Inebriates tho-Mases .being as follows: John Fagan, assault and ba.ttery upon George Cross. $3 and costs; Michael BondoHs, aw tacit and battery, con tinued until Thursday: Sarah Green, assault ami battery, continued until Tuesday; Arthur Dumpson, assault and abttery, dismissed. Will Raise Chiefs. Great Senior S>.gamore William H. Ferguson and Great Chief of Records Ed ward McIntyre will begin the work of raising the chiefs of the Wilmington tribe« of Bed Men on Monday evening. At the West Presbyterian Church to morrow afternoon will be held a meeting of the Westminster Adult Bible Class. In charge of the Rev, Alexander Alison, Jr. Corner Loungers F ined - '' , * 1,c ' r n ° wen John Wall», two îhi Uth8 ' arrul *" 0<i ln Court thlg niorn g, g to answer charges of cor-, ner , ounjçlnK at second and Jefferson stree „, Aftcr an offlcer hlid to the arrc8t Judge Cochran Wails $2 and costs, and Bowen $1 and costs, besides warning them against a continuance of the practice. fllbjd North Side Park More Popular. Between 2 and 3 o'clock yesterday afti-rnoon 1860 person» entered the North Brandywine Park, and 590 per »ons the South Side Park, the count being taken by the park commissioners to determine which was the more -— popular section of thy park. Levy Court Remits Taxes. Levy Court held a brief session this inroning at which appeals were heard« from those who had been assessed. Trans fers were made and several assessments wera remitted as erronerous. THAW BEFORE THE COMMISSION Probability That Return Will Not Be Made to Court on Monday DR. HAMILTON TO TESTIFY By Our Own Wire. Publishers' Pro»«. NEW YORK, March ».—Tbe lunacy commission resumed Its' examina tlon at 1025 this mornlmr with Harry Thaw before them. The unexpected summoning of Dr. Allen McLane Hamilton, the alienist, os a witness before the commission may pre vent a return being made by tho Board to Justice Fitzgerald on Monday. Dr. Hamilton's examination Is expected to take some time and aa several other wit nesses are under subpoena and Thaw's personal examination Is to be continued for some time tt Is feared tho commis sion cannot conclude its work by Monday. editing Hr. Hamilton before the board Thaw Is Jerome's master stroke, The district attorney is convinced that a five-minute examination of Dr, Hamilton will show I twit Thaw ought not to be on trial for Ilia life. Thaw's attorney» professed to day not to (ear Dr. Hamilton's examina tion, however. To offset anything Hr. Hamilton may say the defense will ask that tho Tomb's at tendants, Warden Flynn and Dr. Mcdulre be permitted to testify that they have al ways found Thaw rational. Tho inquest adjourned at 1 o'clock for lunch and will reconvene at 2. Nn official announcement as to the nature of the morning developments wus made. TO HEAR WESTERN RAILROAD DISPUTE CHICAGO, March 20—To patch up the difference» between the railroad conductors «nd tralnmien and the 1V>rty I nine railroad systems In the west, In | lerstate Commissioner Martin and Labor Commissioner Neill, ten »resenting President Roosevelt, came to Chicago to-day to hear both sides of the trouble. DIVORCE COMMISSIONERS Judges of tho Superior Court this morn log appointed the following attorneys as j commissioners In divorce: William O. Idiveless vs. Hattie (I. Loveless, Anthony Price vs. Charles Hd ward Price, J. K. Smith; Sarah O. Illrh Jallrfn NleU ,. Mury w . George C. Hendrickson. O. A. Higgins; Sarah K. . William A Richardson, Hen Hendrickson vs. Elliott; Blanche Huge«-, ihas Warren, vs. Evert L Hagee. alias Warren, Edward T. Price; Ward V. Swann va. Ktvena W. Swann Lovlu F. Maison; Anlo J. Frlberg v». Frcderlck Frlberg, William M. Cooi»er. PROBE EXPRESS COMPANIES By Our Own Wir«. Publisher.' Pr.e« WASHINGTON. March 30.—The In » crs * a, ° Commerce Commission has I tjo * un ,,M Investigation Into the metli °^ M ** 1 ° PX - 1IP * H companies a« r «"W ,,,nn c " rr ''' r s of Interstate business, 1 he American Express ( ompany. ; h.T.ÜI" u».„ê. P . r . e "?>«.w^^ n pLetoe «v srs S: * press Company have been made re spondents by tho commission. Weekly Bank Clearings. Bank clearing for the week, as reported by the Security Trust and Sap, Deposit Conqany were I1.3S6.ÏIÎ4, For a correspond ing period last year tho clearings were $1,262,261. ; t,on ' Hof"« 5 George U.iyner, under death i sentence for killing William Whitelcy, the ; Merchant Prince, was to-day reproved 0,,d wl11 1,e sentenced to life Imprisonment Rayner Sentenced for Life. By Our Own Wire, Publishers' Press. LONDON, March 3#.—Because of agMa President Not III. WASHINGTON, March 30.—Rumors cir culated to-day that tho President Is 111 are ! denied «it tho White House. It is admitted j that ho »ms slightly Indisposed yesterday I owing to an attack of Indigestion, but be has been attending to h i duties as usual. ' First Meeting of Democrats. Sometime during tho eonilng week the city executive committee of the Démo cratie party will hold Its first meeting In the coming city campaign. The conference is expected to be largely attended. | j i Grand Fraternity Will Entertain. iWilnriiigton Lodge, No. 26. Grand Fraternity, will give a musical and literary entertainment Monday even I"«' In their room« it» the Opera House Block. Preparing for Installation. Members o i the Ancient Order of United Workmen in this city are imk ing plans to attend the installation of officer» -at the room» of Wilmington L,olge No. 1. on Thursday evening next, Attar tbe ceremonies refreshments will hast Legislature. I-— Work on Delaware Building. Work on the Delaware building at the Jamestown Exposition has been begun by W. L. Torbert, of Laurel, end will be pushed to completion. The plans for the I structure anti a description of it have al ready been published 1 nthese columns. **. MM . V ed hundred will take a referendum vote „n April 9 on the question of whether m0 ney shall be expended to improve Lewes river, under a bill passed by the Vote on River Improvement. Residents of Lewes and Rehoboth Sheriff Sold Property, In the sheriff's office this morning a store and residence'property at Seventh and poplar streets was purchased by Kd ward S. Hilles for IJU00. JUDGES NAME JURY COMMISSION Henry ß. Thompson and J. Wilkins Cooch the New Cas tle County Members SELECT JURORS HEREAFTER The Judges of the Supreme Court oj the State, at a conference in the par lors at the Court House this morning, appointed Jury oénmlssloif rs, who will have cahrge of the summoning and empnnnellng of Jurors in the three counties In the future. The commis sioners named by the Judiciary board are: For New Castle County—Henry B, Thompson, Republican; and J. Wilkin» Cooch, Democrat. For Kent County—John W. Hering, of Milford, Republican, and John C, Hopkins, of Dover, Democrat. For Sussex County— Ehe W. Tunnsll, of Lewes, Democrat, and Daniel J. Fonks, of Laurel, Republican. The Jury commissioners' bill approved by Governor Lea yesterday, and the Judges considered the appoint ment of commissioners this morning after they had received a certified copy of tho law. Under tho law heretofore the Levy Courtmon have placed the names of men in tho Jury boxes, and tho Jury panels have been drawn from tho boxes by the prothonolary and clerk of th» peace. Under the new law the Jury commis sioners placo the names In the boxes and draw tho Jury panel». Tho l«w provides that the commissioners shall not be of tho samo political parties in. each county. Mr. Thompson is a well-known resi dent of this city, and Is treasurer of the Joseph Bancroft and Bon» Com ile also is greatly Interested In pany. civic affairs, and Is one of the prim» movers In tho Y. M. C. A. new building project. Mr. Cooch Is a resident of Newai® and is a former Register of wills of this county. As the grand Jury for the ensuing drawn on Thursday and the year was jury commissioner bill did not become a law until yesterday, tt is expected that the Jury will stand. It Is altogether likely thaf Commis sioners Thompson and Cooch will take charge of the empaneling of the petit Juries hereafter, as the Jury for th* > May term has not yet been drawn. WEALTHY COUPLE MARRIED HERE The Rev. Georgs L. Wolf« yesterday afternoon married George K. Arnold Hn( j miss N ttna Mae Elwell, both of Philadelphia. The couple drove up to Magistrate Broman's office In a car r iage, and after obtaining their mar riage ltdense, proceeded to the minis ter's house. Both were richly dressed and are evi dently prominent in Philadelphia so ciety. Sold Out to McMahon, Contents of five west Wilmington resl fences, consisting of Aeollns, organs, par. |or suites, hall and library furniture, china eabinej, «ml closet», extension tables and chalrjl _ refrigerators, combination book « uses and desk, chiffoniers, odd dressers, bedroom suites, wardrobe», couches, fold« Ing beds, kitchen cabinets, tables, chain* gas ranges, stoves McMAHON BROS. CO, EXCHANGE, Fifth and Kink streets.* mJ0-$t Dismissed With a Reprimand. Mary McDonough, the white girt who applied a coating of lard and rornmeal on the face of a little colored boy and waa Inter areated at the Instance of the lad's mother, was dismissed with a reprimand by Magistrate Broman last night Palling Off in Births. «Secretary Joseph Wiggles worth, of the Board of Health. :-eports 35 deaths, 34 berths and 35 marriages during tha week Just ended. For the corresponding «period of lost year, 36 deaths, «0 birth* and 13 marriages were recorded. COMMISSION ON TAXATION Governor Completes Import ant State Body of Nine Members Governor Lea has appointed the three members of the Commission on Revenue and Taxation from the State at large, completing tho commission of nine raenia bets. The men named by the Governor aret T. Allen Hilles, of this city, who J* president of the Hilles and Jones Com pany. Henry Rldgely. of Dover, a lawyer. Phillip L. Cannon, of Brldgeville, forme» Phillip L. Cannon, of Brldgeville, forme» lieutenant governor of the Sunn and banker. Sir. Rldgely Is a Democrat and Mr. Hilles and Mr. Cannon are Republicans. The other member* of the commission are State Senators George W. Spark«, David C. Rose and A. B. Conner, and Repa resematlves Frank R. Paradee, Thomas O Co,M,r and °" ver A ' Ne " r,on ' Th.- duties of this commission are to In vestlgato the subject of revenue and tax. a,,on ,or tllB State and to report their recommendation« to the next legislature, The commission will suggest the subject» I of taxation for state purposes and tha amount of tax that should bo levied against such chtsses or subjects. Friends' Meeting. Dr. Jesse H. Holmes, of Swarthmors, P«.. la expected at Friends' Meeting, Fourth and West rtreela to morrow morn ing at 11 «'clock.