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TheEveningJournal
FOUNDED 18SS.
A Republican Newspaper, published dally, every after
noon except Sundays, by
THE EVENING JOURNAL COMPANY.
Gilbert S. Jones, Business Manager.
Fourth and Shipley Streets, Wilmington. Delaware,
New York Office: 305 Potter Building.
Chicago Office: 311 Boyce Building.
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Press ard
■ editorial
The Evening Journal uses the Publishers'
Scrlpps-MeRae news service received In Its
rooms over a special wire.
This newspaper Is on sale regularly at every
stand In Wilmington and the principal towns
State of Delaware:
in the
r_l. - _ ; also at Broad Street Station aid
Twenty-fourth and Chestnut Streets Station, Phllado -
phla. Pa., and at the Broadway Theatre rewestanT. Now
York City.
Advertising rate« on application.
No attention paid to unsigned coir«aiunicallotiP.
Monday. April i, 1907*
STATE TAX COMMISSION.
Y HIS appointment of T. Allen I lilies, of
this city. Henry Ridgcly of Dover, and the
Hon. Philip L. Cannon, of ,Bri<lgeville. to com
plete the commission that is to consider the re
of the taxation system of the State, Gov
ernor Lea has strengthened that body.
The appointees of the Governor will add con
fidence a^Urcbjpca to the commission, and save
it from being regarded with indifference by the
The legislative end of the
B
vision
commission
public.
docs not impress the public, hut the Governors
selection will prevent this most important body
from beinjr considered as more or less
The Sena» end of l'ic commission needs no
n riic records of Senators Conner,
farcical.
comment.
Sparks and Rose arc well known.
of what they stand for and what their
views on the question of general taxation will
probably he. The House part of the committee
comprises two members from this city and one
from Sussex county. Speaker Hodgson, in fair
ness, should have given Kent county one of the
House members. The record of Mr. Newton does
The people
arc aware
not promise that he will be of great service to the
commission. Representative Conwcll, one of the
most intelligent members of the House, should
have been appointed on that commission, as no
one at the sessions at Dover was better equipped
for such duties than this Kent county member.
The appointees of the Governor are well
known throughout the State. Mr. Hillcs is an
admirable selection. He may be expected to look
after the interests of the Wilmipgton manufac
turers, and at the same time his services and gen
eral knowledge will he of great benefit to the
commission. It was highly important that our
manufacturers should have a potent voice iu the
deliberations of the commission. ' 1 'hcy arc heavy
and usually uncomplaining taxpayers. They
know full well that any injustice in taxation
methods, any avoidance by the public service cor
porations of a payment of a fair share of taxes
results in a heavier taxation of the property of
the manufacturing concerns as well as of the
house owners and holders of other real estate.
Mr. Rtdgely is one of the ablest lawyers of the
State, a learned than, who has. so far as we know,
no corporation affiliations that would give him a
corporation bias in the discharge of his duties.
He wil
l, siL^ujJj^cuptuissiuii not as paid agent
of corpTOÎTOtreYraT aré' trying to avoid taxation.
He will he the only lawyer member ■>! the com
mission and. therefore. Jjis place will be*one of
much influence, t -
Mr. Cannon is one of the best equipped men in
the Statf. tHc'-fifled the positibn of Lientcnaftt
Governor with much ability and dignity. While
he is a canner himself, he is in close touch with
: the farming interests, and should he not he a use
, fnl and just çomivLsjopçr.hc will belie his record.
There is, however, a criticism of the composi
tion of the commission. The farming interests
f the State and the granger element have been
practically ignored. They arc not really repre
sented in the legislative end of it, and the Gov
ernor perhaps overlooked the fact that the grant
gers, or, at least, the distinctively farming ele
ment, should have been well represented on the
commission. Outside of Wilmington, Delaware
is an agricultural community. The farmers arc
heavy taxpayers. They should have adequate
representation on such an important body as that
of the commission which is confronted by one of
the most difficult problems of government—
that of taxation.
The farmers, the State grangers, and the sub
ordinate granges, will not, however, keep in the
background during the discussion of new taxation
laws.
The laboring class of the community, who are
heavy, though often indirect taxpayers, arc also
not directly represented, although Mr. I'aradee
will be accredited to them.
The commission is not wèll balanced, but it has
enough strong men on it to rftake the effort to se
cure a just and fair plan of State taxation worth
while.
■ -
The brewery workers of St. Louis arc on a
strike for higher wages. Judging from the enor
mous profits made by these great concerns, it
would seem that they ought to meet the demands
of their men. Working in a brewery is not the
tamest job on earth at that.
PROBLEM IN NEW YORK.
* I ^ H E New York Legislature has plunged into |
^ a considération of the regulation of the I
public service corporations of that State iu com
pliance with a demand for better service and a
relief from extortionate charges. The hill before
the New York lawmakers provides for the ap
pointment of a commission that will have ample
authority to enforce its demands and compel the
companiçs to live up to their agreements with
püblic officials. It is proposed, however, to
amend the measure and provide for a "broader
court review." In other words, after a decision
by the commission shall have been made by an
appeal to the courts, indefinite delay can be se
cured by the objecting corporations. Then there
would be a chance to compromise and the defend
ant companies would be permitted to settle for a
smaller amount than they really owed the State
or the municipality.
There is also a demand that the proposed com
mission shall have authority to prevent the cor
porations from watering their stock and forbid
the issuing of stock except for a real money value.
Ami this is where the troubles of such companies
start. The popularity of public service corpora
tion stock as an investment because of the mo
nopolistic franchises that they enjoy, has enabled
high financiers to manipulate them and issue
stocks and bonds for an almost unlimited amount
of water—nothing tangible.
Then, when such campanies seek to earn suffi
cieivt to keep up interest charges on these ficti
tious values, crippled service follows and the pub
lia bears the brunt. In smaller communities the
companies often become involved in financial
difficulties. ( )f the truth of this we have had
several instances here in Delaware. Railways
that would pay a safe and reasonable interest and
be a good investment, arc unable to do so simply
because they try to earn on a swelled capital and
bond issue, whereas on a normal basis of capitali
zation their income would be enough to meet all
charges.
!
I
Some of the lower country Democratic papers
in criticizing the recent session of the Legisla
ture, throw the blame entirely on the Kepuhli
Thc Republicans have to stand their share
cans.
of it. hut Democratic members showed no incli
nation to [terve the State well. When the affairs
of special interests are considered at Dover, how
ever, party lines arc dropped, and the voice of the
oligarchy is potent. There is nothing in the
records of three-fourths of the Democratic mem
bers of the Legislature of which the party could
feel proud. No one knows this belter than those
who try to fasten all the condemnatioir for the
legislative shortcomings upon the majority party.
A hill that met over whelming.defeat hefure the
Massachusetts Legislature provided that the
larger share of the money for licenses for the sale
of liquor -should go into the Stale treasury in
stead of being received by the towns and cit'cs
where the licenses arc granted. 'The opponents
of th bill argued that as the towns were compelled
to hear the burdens of the administration of the
license laws, they should receive the revenue. An
exactly opposite condition exists here, where all
the license money from this city and from the
towns goes into the State'treasury. Thus Wil
mington is drained of a large revenue and the
Legislature likewise refuses us permission to tax
other sources of wealth as we see fit.
Wealth docs not always bring happiness, and
it is powerless to restore health. William A.
1 'roctor, head of the firm of 1 'roctor & Gamble, of
Cincinnati, Ohio, committed suicide the other
day. He was'very rich .and his soap factories Jo
a worldwide business. Mr. Proctor was known
for the interest he took in his employes. He
started a-xo-operative scheme of distribution of
operation cpmluct of business could he earned
the.iiTufits of his factories among his employes,
and proved in his case at least that a modified :o
oyt suc'cflflftilly ard with satisfaction.
While the panic mongers of \\ all street arc en
dcavôring to fnakc it appear that dire distress
, , , , .
threatens the country unless they are permitted
to do as they please, reports from business head
quarters tell a different story. l*or instance, the
jobbers and merchants of llaltimorc broke all the
, , , r , . , . , .
records of -March sales in that city this year.
These little straws show that there is no falling
„ , . ,
off in the prosperous conditions and no appre
hension on the part of those who arc engaged in
the real business of the nation.
Jests and Jingles
He
Miss Peppery—No. he didn't like your eyebrows,
said they wore too black.
Miss Painter—The Idea!
Miss Peppery—However, I assured him they were as
black as they »-ere painted.—Phl'adelphta Inquirer.
"What Is a brain storm?"
"Well." answered Farmer Corntossel. "as near as I
kin make out, It's somethin' like sayln' appendicitis slid
of stomach ache. It's an expensive name fur a mighty
common complaint."—Washington Star.
Senator Oldschool—Who is that young man at Senator
Steele's death?
Senator Grabblt—Oh. that SteeVs secretary,
has two or three franchise grabs that he's trying to get
through at home, and hadn't time to come here In per
son.—Puck.
Steele
Magistrate—You didn't steal this watch?
Prisoner—No. sir.
Magistral)
Prisoner—I won it on a bet.
MsStotJSte—WTiat was tho bet?
Pn.v
the man who says I stole It!—Illustrated Bits.
Then how did you get It?
-I het a friend thhl Z ^55take It away from
Peoples' Column
A- rnymoju ( om:nan:oauon# for tb<>
peo,l«'s column w.U oot be prntod
''juimi c! C'jr .rlbuturs to the column
w.ll not be pr ated, but must bo fur
nished The Evening Journal as an evi
dence of good faith on me pul of t£.e
■ ouvrit otar.
Clean the Alleys.
Editor The Evening Journal.
A number of el Ivy 3 in various rants
nf the city arc badly In need of clean
ing, and at this season of the year this
woik I« very urgent. During the winter
cr broth* irUivy persons throw garbage!
Into «he back uMcy* and after the 1
snow melts «he filth remains.
Now,
this a very bad state of „ffalra, and
unteas it is remedud xatjloua harm may
remit.
Tills concerns the health of many
citizens, and shoud be attended to a*
once, for as soon a.-» the warm weather
reaches her« the refuse wl decay and
the odor wl bo unhearahe, 1
Yours tnuy.
For Heath.
WilmLnçr-ton, April 1.
Help the Conductors.
Editor Tho Evening Journal.
Now Is ihe time of the year when
the conductors on the street cars come
In for their share of hard knocks at I
the hands of the people who ride about
town. When the summer cars are plac- I
ed In service the conductors have to I
swing along the footboards, at the risk I
of being thrown off, all day long, and i
when they happen to do something to
offend a passenger, although it is not
done intenUonally. the abuse heaped
upon these men is something great.
Few: passengers have any respect for
Ihe conductors who labor so hard for
their weekly wage. They apparent y
do not recognise the fact that these
men, who have many troubles to con
tend with, and that, on the whole, they
are exceedingly courteous and kind
In their treatment of passengers, evert
to those that have a disposition to call
them all kinds of names.
The people should endeavor to light
en the burdens of these men as much
as possible without putting trouble in
thl-lr «ay. Our conductors are more
polite than those In any other city In
this country, and this fact has been
commented upon by people who have
visited us. They wfl do more for the
éomfort of passengers than will the
conductors In other cities, but the peo
ple here seem not to appreciate this.
We should give some thought to the
positions of these men. and If we did
no I feel that we would he a little more
lenient In our treatment of them.
Respectfully.
w. c. K.
Wilmington. April 1.
Editorial Opinion
Dr. Layton Not Busting.
The Evening Journal prints this
week some absurrt remarks.of Ihe Sea
ford New» about C. U. Layton going
to "bust" the Republlean party. Wo
Imagined that the editorial rolumna
of the Journal were too valuable for
such trash, but inasmuch as the sub
ject la mgnltone4 ye do.say that the
danger attending the future of Ihe Re
publican party lies not at the door of
any Individual in Sussex county, hut
from the things thaà
last campaign fit buying up, pd maries
and breaking pledges. This use of
money at primary elections will "bust"
It "busted" Ihe Democratic
were done the
any party,
party wide open and w 1K■ "bust" ours
if the practice begun last fa)l Is con
tinued. There Is no "bust" In our
We simply want,
fair and
political makeup,
and are going to have a
square primary election, and let the
best man win.
Legislature's Work.
Sussex Republican.
The Legislature adjourned on Mon
day. A great many bills were con
sidered and some good legislation en.
The Legislature deserves credit
than
acted.
for having accomplished more
some of its predecessors. It was ap
parent that a different Influence dom
inated Its action. While some of tho
spirit, which has made some of
recent Legislatures n by-word and
Fame
our
reproach to the State, was apparent.
It did not dominate tho Logis ature
and was confined to a fe»* members
of the Legislature, who allowed them
selves to be used by Alice and 1-ay
ton in a futile effort to secure re
fer the defeat of Allee for the
venge
Senate. These few members only suc
ceeded In making themselves obnox
and disclosing to Ihe public what
1 „ nm u potatoes they rea'iy are.
have
By
eliminated
I their aotlohs they
i themselves from any consideration in
the future, because they have proven
unworthy of trust and confidence of
tholv party- by betraying the trust re
; posed In them by their constituents
t j, lg t j mc .
|
We are Justified In saying this Leg
because
^^^^l*t*ture accomplished
they passed certain needed legislation,
' which the people of this State have
been demanding from many Leglsla
Lures only to be refused.
more
This Is)
not only the case of the Local Option
Law, but of other laws as wer. It is
very apparent that the liquor influ
ence
It Is very apparent that Alice and
Layton -1 i<1 not control and trade off
legislation for political Influence. The
old railroad Influence was still there
however. Opposition to It was more
open, more potent, and more aggres
slve and succeeded in making Itself
felt In certain revenue legislation. Of
course, «e must not forget to gtv* this
Legislature full credit for tho prompt
election of a Senator and the admlr
able selection they made.
did pot control this Legislature.
EASTER MA«LS HEAVY
Postal Cards Containing Greetings
Made Clerks Work Hard.
Postofflce officials said that tho malls
had been heavily burdened during the
last few days with fancy postal cards
containing Easter greetings. Though
not so numerous as the cards and other
tokens handled at the Christmas sea
son, the Ea; tor postcards, nevertheless,
totaled many thousand, ha'f of which
were delivered here on Friday and Sat
urday. and half sent to other cities.
Guardsmen to Attend School.
At the Armory to-morrow evening will
be held the regular officers' school of the
Delawwre National Guard. It is likely that
one of «he commissioned men »-111 give a
lecture on the particular department
under li » supervision. Those rehools aro of
gryat benefit to the guardsmen, as tl
workings of all departments are thorough
5y explained «I the scenona.
PREACHER S WIFE
USES REVOLVER
Routs Constable and Bailiff,
Who Tried to Put Her
Out of Parsonage
HOLDS HOUSE FOUR MONTHS
Mfthcdjtt Protestant Church, has M*c- I
ceatluly reflated all efforts of the trus
tces to get htr and her family out of
the parsonage, and when Connie
Dll la ha y of Dover, and Bailiff Fisher j
entered the house to eject her she put
tooth to lllght with a revolver.
Mr. Boyd was deposed from the pas
torate tooie mon tin ago u;«on charges
of Irregularities, and since fast Novem
/her has been doing missionary work In
Northern F-tates. When he left he told
his wife that she was under no elr
ccmstances, to permit any member of
.. . . .. * . , ...
the board of trustees to enter the
Special to Tne Evening Journal.
CLAYTON, April 1—Since November
last Mrs. Body, »tfe of the Ucv. A. C. .
Boyd, former -pastor of the Clayton j
house, nor was she to receive any sort
of legal advice to vacate. Since Ms
departure the parsonage Iras barricaded
aga Inet all tout known and trusted
friends. Vith her four children the
little woman held the fort, her f ielest
daughter, o girl about 15, doing all the
orrmvKs and friends furnishing her with
HWpporl.
TOOTHSOME SHAD
ARE NOW RUNNING
Pneclal to Tho Evening Journal.
NEW OAST LE, April. William
'T'urtlll caught twenty-seven shad and
trow the local fishermen are -hurrying
after the fish despite the April fop!
weather that arrived to-dtiy.
Olty Council will hold a sjieclal meet
ing this evening to consider the pur
< h a so cf a ethemlcal preparation to be
used In the c ty buildings in casé of
Are. At t o'clock the storehouse at
Delaware »tre<« -wharf will be fired to
demonstrate the value of the Chemical.
The funeral of Mrs- Hidings took
p'ace this afternoon Service* were
conducted -by the Rev. George T. Al
dersnn and Interment was made In -the
Globe cemetery.
Rev. Father Kean. S, J., preached
two forcible sermons yesterday -In St.
Peter's Church.
Howard Dungy. colored, a driver for
James O. Sh-nw, -was scrloufily. tf not
fatally Injured yesterday aftornoon In
a runaway accident. Bnngy was driv
ing Mr. Shaw's co'it when the body
bolt of the carriage fell out.
horse ran a-wav and the carriage was
broken to pieces toy colliding with a
tree. Hungy was thrown headfore
most against a tree and rendered un
conscious. He was sent to the Dela
ware Hospital «last evening.
James Loveless, a Delaware R.t Ircmd
foreman, died on Saturday, aged
years. Dram pneumonia.
The funeral of George C. Brough, of
Philadelphia, will lake place to-rjior
row.
rr.îf (laytfirian cemetery,
wtaa a
George Pennetl had dm Index Unger
of his right hand amputated on Sat
urday. as the memibar had been severe
ly mashed. '
The
It
Interment nv>!il be made In the
Mr. Brough
former resident of Ibis elty.
FLOOD REFORMS HUSBANDS
Wives to
Chicago Judge "Sentences"
Provide Erring Ones With
Good Dinners.
CHICAGO. III.. April 1.—Pure food is
to bo an important factor in the reform
of delinquent husbands, conducted by
Municipal Judge McKenzie CIcland, of
the Maxwell street district. After sev
eral weeks of psychological research,
ucndcictcd upon practical lines, Judge
Cle'and has discovered that food serv
ed in indlfterênt style by more indiffer
ent wives has more to do with sending
husbands to the corner saloon for so
lace than any other one thing. Exper
iments have shown that good food will
force the most delinquent husband to
forget his evil ways and return to the
straight and narrow path,
are "sentenced" to provide good dln
for the erring man and he Is pa
Now wives
nern
roled.
If there were any doubt ns to the
truth of this theory It was forthcom
a recent review
of paroled
Judge Cleland's court,
fifty husbands who had
lug art
husbands In
I Theré were
been placed, upon their honor and good
The latter had stlmu ated the
former to such an extent that them
were fe»- wives »-ho had any complhlnt
to make of their husbands.
food.
REDUCE ENGINEER FORCE
Many Men
B. and O. to Lay Off
To-day.
I force,
j much of the work begun last, year Is
now completed, and there Is no longer
the fteccsfltty for « large force in the
engineer's department,
The Baltimore and Ohio la not under
talcing much new work at the pre.scnt
time, mainly owing to the fart that
conditions In the money market are not
|favorable to no»- financing,
The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad to
day greatly reduced Its
This Is due to the fact
engineering
that
MORE PAY FOR OPERATORS
! Postal Raises Salaries of Clerks and
Chief Operators.
The Increase In each;
case will be graded according to length
of service, efficiency and responsibility
of the position.
The Increase took effect toda>. This
's In addition to the 10 per cent, in
crease which was granted March x.
NEW YORK, April t—William H.
vice president and general
j Baker,
* manager of the Postal Telegraph < able
Company, announces an increase In
the wages of the company s chief oper
alors and clerks,
Reports from do» n State points are
jbat the peach buds have progressed
ga j e |j. thus far. although there arc the
ll8Ual predictions of a short cron. It
yev - « ill.be confined principally to the
white variety.
Reach Buds Safe.
this
Is also stated that the peach crop
M. f. CONFERENCE
OPENS WEDNESDAY
Wilmington Pastors Will Make
Report of Work to Wash
ington Meeting
The Maryland annual conference of]
the Metüodlst Protestant Church will 1
be held In Washington
Wednesday.
of the denomination includes the First
•and Second churches, of tls city, are
members of the Conference.
11 ex f îc * cd that ther ' ! " ln 1)6 a
(•'■mber of changes among the mln
lste | r8 of the Conference. Besides the
"««»snrnent of ministers, another mat
'f of teipprUuce will be the selection
* "*» ' >rMldln * officer of the Con
tTjmI "" Pr ° S '** nt RuV ' H
_. rr; . I
E| ght'«th Ann,v ' : '' s,r> ' -
" probbtoHUy the question of
célébra ng the eightieth ann versary
of Con / K ere h nc f 1 ^, . l year ' vl * c ° mu
before the body. W 1th sueh a splen
dld record of usefulness, the ministers
In general are of the opinion that the
, „ , ... . . „ , ,
anniversary should not be allowed to
pass unnoticed.
During this long period the Confer
ence has had on Us rolls 437 ministers
as members, of this number. 139 are
no»v on the Conference roll, 108 have
died in Conference relationship and
190 have been transferred to other con
f rences. Twenty-four session» of the
Methodist Protestant Conference were
held in Baltimore. 10 In Washington, 6
in Westminster, 6 in Alexandria. Vs..
5 In Easton, 6 In Chestcrtown, and In
several other places only 1.
The body now has 13« circuits, sta
tions end missions: 391 churches, 106
parsonages, a president's parsonage, a
college, a seminary and a home for
the aged. It paid last year for general
Interests $38,513, and for local interests
$237.174. The value of church and par
sonage property is estimated at $1,889.
260.
commencing
The Delaware churches
The Conference also possesses a largo
Invested fund tor superannuates, a
church extension fund, and a Confer
ence trustee fund which holds property
and other values of more than $30,000.
PRESIDENTS NIECE
IS ENGAGED
NEW TORTC. April 1.—Although no
formal announcement has yet
marte, the more intimate frtomls of Miss
Corinne Robinson, the only »laughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Douglass Robinson, and
favorite niece of President Roosevelt,
arc spreading tho report that she Is en^
gaged to Gorge Draper, youngest son
of the late Dr. Wil iam Henry Draper
and grandson of Charles A. Dana.
Miss Robinson is at present in Italy
with her father and mother. She Is one
of the most popular girls In society,
both here and in Washington, where
well known as In
She came out about tv*0
been
she is almost as
New' York,
years ago at a cotillon given by her
mother at Sherry's.
Mr. Draper was graduated from Har
vard In 1903. His brother Charles was
graduated from the same university In
1900 , and Miss Robinson has two broth
Miss Robinson's mother was
era there.
Corinne Roosevelt, sister of President
Roosevelt and of Mrs. Wi liam Sheffield
Cowles. Her eldest son. Theodore Doug
las Robinson, married
Roosevelt, a distant cousin ami grand
daughter of Mrs. Astor,
Miss Helen
LOU DILLON'S BABY
The Sire Is the Great Horse John Me
Kerron, Wagon Champion.
CLEVELAND. April 1—Lob Dillon,
the world's champion trotter, foaled a
pretty bay Ally at c. K. G. Billings' pL
vate stable at the Glenvl'ie track.
The foal's sire Is the champion wagon
trotting stallion, John A. McKerron,
thus making her one of the most dis
tinguished equine Juveniles living, in
point of speed Inheritance.
TO REPLACE LOST CROSSES
Daughters of Confederacy to Duplicate
Them.
new ORLEANS, April 1.—Duplicate
crosses of honor will be supplied by the
United Daughters of the Confederacy to
those veterans who have been unfortu
nate enough to lose their origins's. This
announcement was made In the form
of a general order by General Stephen
D. Lee, general commanding the United
Confederate Veterans.
_
OIL < ITY, Pa., April 1. Charles M.
Newton, a Warren county grocer, has
come Into possession of gr dullar-blll|
that seems like an echo of the recent
PATHOS IN A DOLLAR BILL
Inscription Says It Was All Left of a
Fortune of $4V,600.
disastrous slump In Wall street. Across
Us back Is written the following:
"The last of $47,600, mostly lost ln
Wall street. In Union Pacific, Reading,
St. Paul. Northern Paclflc and a few
The grocer will frame the bill as a
others."
souvenir.
MARYLAND NEWS NOTES
Ridgcly will shortly possess a new skat
The muskrat season In Kent county
The colored public schools In Caroline,
shortly be
Ing rink.
closed yesterday.
county have closed for the year.
Rising Sun's streets will
lighted by a hydro-electric plant to be es
tabllshcd at UcKInsey'a Mill, Northeu.-t
River.
Frank Cooper, colored, during a quarre^
over a woman among several Elkton
negroes Saturday night.
x>r. Louts E. Barrett. <ho new pastor of|
j the Elkton M. E. Church, addressed the
- ui.-n'i religious meeting held 4n the Elkton
Opera House yesterday afternoon.
^ branch of the non-sect irian Needle
W{ ,r'.v Gul'.d of America hrs been organ r d
ln jj (l ,t on with Mrs. Clifton Wharton as
pic .-lient, and Mrs. William O. McCrendy,
secretary.
A probably fatal shot was fired into;
Wilson Farm Not Sold.
The statement that the Divld Wilson
faon at Thompson's Bridge has been »old
Seceral other properties)
erroneous.
in that section have bec»n ro'd recently.
FINANCIAL CARDS.
fâi
HtteKL
Lr.fe-.
Banking Home
We want every Indl
With us.
vidua!. Merchant, Mechanic. Firm
and Corporation, and itho treasur
er« of S« c oties, to real's* the
s-ifety of funds deposited here. A
ee oa ei oui ' ia| «1 lUnw nt will
impress you with a »ease of secur*
Ity. Wo invite new accounts.
Security Trust
and
Safe Deposit Co
Capital
2 Surplus
HM !8B
1,000
S 600.000
i
...The...
Equitable.Guarantee
—and
Trust Company
N. W. Corner 9th and Market Sts.
Safety
If you would call
in person and ex
amine our safety
deposit vaults,
you would im
mediately take
advantage of the
absolute security
afforded by our
company in the safe-guarding of
valuables. Safe deposit boxes
for rent $5 per annum and up
ward.
Capital, Surplus and Profits
Over One Million
Dollars.
OFFICERS:
President
Vice-President
Otho Nowland.
E. Brlnghurst. Jr..
J. T. Pennypacker,
Secretary and Trust Officer
Treasurer
Richard Reese,
M. D. Crossan, Real Estate Officer
F. D Lackey & Co
1
Members Philadelphia Stock Exchange.
•I
BANKERS and BROKERS
Orders for the purchase and sale
of Stocks, Bonds and Crain for
C 3 sh or carried on favorable terms.
SCOTT&CO
! _ . _
| 902 BV1 arKCt Olte©!»
•»
Bankers and Brokers.
ttockt and ifonds Bought and Sold la
All Stock Exchanges.
DRINK, DRUG and TOBAC
CO HABITS Com * an(1 b * per_
LU nHDI I O maaent i y C ured.
New Method.
HERRMANN SANITARIUM
7lh and Broome Sts. Wilmington, Del.
I
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i
1
1
CHILD MISSING FIVE WEEKS
Th*ory of Drowning Abandoned—Be
lieved That He Was Kidnapped.
PAWTUCKET. R. I., April 1.—It iS
no»' live weeks since little George Rosa
mysteriously disappeared from his home
-In this city. Despite the efforts of the
police and private detectives no trace
of him has been found.
, The theory that the child drowned In
t j, p r j ver j,as been abandoned, and it Is
: m
i
believed that he was kidnapped.
Ambulance Horse Collided With Pole
I Phoenix ambulance to turn Into tho
Delawaie Hospital
So accustomed Is the horse of the
driveway of the
that the animal unex|>e.-tedly dashed
lotto the hospital yard y est onlay after
i noon while .rushing to a hurry call on
the Boulevard, and damaged the am
buta mo by colliding with a pole.
—— »
Wilson County Engineer.
I The Republican members of the New
Castle County Levy Court have selec.t
I cd James WHsoa for office of county
engineer, created unifier the new "good
' roads" bill. I-t Is expected that Mr.
Wilson will resign the 'position of city
eng n: er at Wilmington, and
Francis A. Price will succeed h m In
l Ml
that office. ,
j Divorce Hearings May Be Public.
Under the new divorce law passed by
^ LegisJaiture just adjourned bearings
ln slich 018es hereafter are to be con
, teJ palely, instead of In private
before ron-mla-doners, who handed to
,,be Judges their se-akd recommend it or.
f(ir or :l g a lnrt divorce, along .with tho
i evidence.
Hilles W. C. T. U. Meeting.
The regular monthly metting of th«
Hlilcs W. C. T. U. will he held at the
home of Miss Carrie Jlankln, No. 1?
Ivy Read to-imorrow afternoon.
Candidate for Council.
1
Hcan candidate boni Council In the
Twelfth ward.*
Matthe»- L. Kyle will be the Repubx

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