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Circulation Books Open to All Circulation of the The Evening: Journal Advertise in b usy times, be cause the Iron mutt be struck while it is hot, and advertise in dull times to heat the iron. EVENING JOURNAL Yesterday was 10,271 T WILMINGTON. DELAWARE, THURSDAY. MAY a8. 1908. ONE CENT. TWENTIETH YEAR—No. 155. POKER CAME LEADS TO THIS TROUBLE Isaac Slesinger Charged That Mrs. Max Rosenberg Grabbed Up All the Money In Sight Isaac Slesinger started out as a prose ruling witness In the City Court to-day but wound up as a defendant. Ho ap* peered against Max Rosenberg, who was charged with keeping a disorderly house at No. »13 Market street and after the case was disposed of Judge Cochran held Slesinger in $300 bond, to keep away f'om Rosenberg's house, where he was wont to go to play poker. Slesinger testified that on last Thurs day he went to Rosenberg's house at the latter's invitation and he and Rosenborg and the latter's wife started to play poker. He said the game had not proceeded far. before Mrs. Rosenberg grabbed all tho money in sight. He said that he and tho woman then got Into an altercation In which ho was roughly used, and he also charged that Mrs. Rosenberg took $5U from his trousers pockets. Slesinger said he was then kicked out of the house. "Isn't it true that you have gotten from $300 to $1,000 from these people by poker playing," asked Judge Cochran of the witness. The witness didn't know how to answer for a minute, but finally said that ha won and lost at different times and at no time won more than $13. "Didn't you have this defendant arrested otice before on a similar charge," asked the court 1 he witness admitted that he had. "Well how Is It. you can't keep away i . ä .„A_o from hts house and stop playing po.ver ! will attend to you after this case i. over. You arc *s bad as the defendant and I am going to hold you In bond to l-.eep away from his house," said the| judge. ASKING FOR MORE MONEY FROM CITY Council Requested to Grant Increases to Teachers and Firemen At the close of a hearing that last ed until 11 o'clock last night, the finance committee of City Council could not assert that Increased appropriations requested would be allowed or that the present tax rate, $1.50, would bo re tained. A delegation representing the Board of Trade and the Board of Education for an increase in the salaries steaded of teachers, and representatives of the five fire companies asked for an In crease of $500 in their annual appro priations. It Is said that Council wtil permit an Increase to each company of the department of $300. This report Is disconcerting who declare that It would he fire men. Insufficient and that they would rather have the amount go to Increase tho salaries of the teachers than to accept it. The appropriations will be decld'd upon at the meeting of City Council tonight and the tax rate may be fixed then. will remain as at present. It Is probable that the rate MAN ARRESTED ON ASSAULT CHARGE Accused of assault, William Forrest, aged 21 years. Is a prisoner at the coun ty workhouse, wlipre he was taken yes terday from Hockessin. He was ar raigned before Magistrate Williamson, of that place, and commuted to prison to await trial. Forrest was employed by Mrs. Mary Pierson, aged about 30 years, a widow with three small children, who lives on a small farm about throe miles from Hockessin. On Tuesday night, it is charged that Forrest made an Improper proposal to the woman and at the point of a shot gun. which he carried into her bedroom, he committed the assault. Mrs. Pierson left the house as soon as she felt safe to o. and Immediately went to her father's place, Henry Jacobs, who lives at Corner Ketch, and there she told of tho assault. When Forrest got up in the morning and found Mrs. Pierson gone, he When Forrest got up In the morning end found Mrs. Pierson gone, he hitch ed up a team fflid drove away from the farm. Constable W. H. Jenkins, of Hockessin, aavested him later in the day,, however, and took him before Magistrate Williamson. GEORGETOWN, Del.. May 28.—Robert Jester, of Robins. lost a handsome gold ring two years ago and yesterday while ploying a small piece of field turned up the missing ring. How It got there is a mjstery to him, as when the ring was lost he did not even own the land and had never been on It to the best of his re membrance. PLOUGHED UP LONG LOST RING ASCENSION THURSDAY Today was Ascension Thursday, and a day of strict obligation. Services were conducted commemorative of the day In all the Catholic churches of the city. In the Cathedral this morning there were three masses, the late ser vice at nine o'clock being a high mass »Ufch JWW largely attended Rosenberg's Story Different. Rosenberg told a different story from Slesinger when he went on tho stand. He said that Slesinger canje to hta house and both agreeing that business was dub, oeclded to play a game of poker. The wit ness said he got out a $5 bill and handed It to Slesinger to change and tho latter had given him 13 when Mrs. Rosenberg came In. He said that Slesinger took back $3 and also kept the $5 note, thereupon . Rosenberg told Slesinger to get out that he always came io their house anF broke her husband and she had seven children to be cared for. Before the hearing began. Assistant City Solicitor Satlcrthwalte inform ed the court that the prosecuting wit n ps 'ho case. Slesinger, wanted to rtr "P ' h f charge but Judge Cochran said he had something to do wiln that. am Ured ((f thi of KCtu ^ „ ce to make arreHts aIld havinff L cagB I(OStponed two or three lime« and then come into court and ask to have lhe char g e dropped. Go ahead > Rosenberg said he took no hand in the altercation between his wife and Slesinger. When asked about the $50 which Slesinger said he lost, the Wil lies said, "No sir, I never did see $5u you couldn't find $2 on me." Norbet J. Cashell, who has a bar ber shop next door to Ros®nl.org, sale that he saw Slesinger coming out of Rosenberg's house on the day of the troubles rather swiftly but ho said the man landed on his feet all right. The witness said he noticed Slesinger's right trousers pocket was torn. Rosenborg was represented by Ed ward W. Cooch but was fined $20 and costs. with the case." NEW POSTMASTER FOR NEW CASTLE George W. Vantine Confirmed by the Senate at Wash ington Yesterday George W. Vantine, yesterday was confirmed as postmaster at New Castle by the Senate at Washington. He is a Republican and had the endorse ment of most of the Republican com mitteemen from New Castle hundred for the office. He was recommended for appoint ment by Senator Henry A. du Pont several days ago and was appointed hy the President, but the appointment was not called up for confirmation until yesterday. Mr. Vantine succeeds as postmaster John H. ing. Republican, who has served two terms. Tho names of Mr. King and Harry W. Hushebeck had been mentioned for the place, but a suuden turn took place that resulted in an endorsement of Mr. Vantine for the position at a confer ence of the Republican committeemen from New Castle hundred. VINDICATION FOR RODMAN Harry E. Dawson Withdraws Suit Ho Had Brought Against Him. The following affidavit has been made: State of Delaware, New Castle County, ss. Personally appeared before me. Charles G. Guyer, a notary public for the State of Delaware, Harry E. Daw son, who, being duly .-worn, doth de pose and say as follows: That on April 1. 1908, I caused suit to be brought in the Superior Court of the State of Delaware for Nuw Castle county, being docketed on tho records of said court as Harry E. Dawson vs. Emmit L. Rudman, No. 26, June term, 1908. On May 19, 1908, I caused my attorney to discontinue this suit. As stated. In tho newspapers of the city of Wilmington, this was an action brought by me for damages arising from what I thought to be the conduct of the defendant In alienating my wife's affections. I realize In bringing the above «ult I acted without any proper knowledge or advice. I was urged to Institute this action by Hugh I. Armour, Willis — . . , L. Hathway and others, who have since I been convicted In the district court for violatlons of the federal statutes. I believe now that In urging me to bring this suit they did so to prejudice tho defendant. I also beiieva that they dl.1 not have my interest in any wise in mind. There had been absolutely nothing In the conduct of my wife or of the de fendant to warrant me in bringing the suit. My investigation of the state ments made to me by Armour and Pathway showed that those statements were false and utterly without founda tion. I am very sorry the suit was Instituted and have apo'.oeized to the defendant, Emmit L. Rudman, for bringing the suit. Sworn to, and subscribed before me, this twenty-seventh day of May A. D., 1908. Harry B. Dawson, Charles Q. Guyer, Notary Public, j To Give Festival. A strawberry festival will be given In' the school hall of St. Joseph's Church | Prandywlne, on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. Saturday being deco-| ration day, special attractions are toeing r-tepared for that evening and the cholrl assisted by some of Wilmington's bestj talent, wilt give a musical. The program j Is as follows: Orang chorus, national air I choir; tenor solo, selected, Daniel Them ton' contralto sol. operatic, Miss Jf. , Dicklnson, violin solo. Master A. Neu-| mayer; bass solo, selected. J. B. Kruger; duett, selected. Mr. and Mrs. Featner stone: grand chorus, national air, choir.! Miss Attalu Daher ty will be aoceœjpwusU GOOD TEMPLARS TO MEET TO-NIGHT S Pennsylvania Grand Lodge of Order to Meet Here For First Time In Grace M. E. Church to-night the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania, Interna tional Order of Good Templars will open Us annual meeting with a public meeting, business sessions of the order will Auo held on Friday and Saturday, tho meeting to close with an old-fash ioned dinner at Hrandywine Spring; on Saturday afternoon. Although many of The officers of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania are Delawareans, this meeting will be the first to be held by the order here. A few years ago the lodges within Dela ware were placed under the jurisdic tion of the Grand Lodge of Pennsyl vania, but they soon made themselves known In tho councils of the Grand Lodge and members from the Delaware lodges have held prominent places In the Grand Lodge. At the present time three of the Grand Lodge officers are from Delaware. They are Rev. Joel S. Gilflllan, of Newark, grand chief tem plar; Miss Lillie B. William, of Mar shallton, grand superintendent of juve nile work, and Miss Mary JoMuscon, Newark, who Is grand deputy mar shal. W. W. Knowles will preside at the open meeting to-night. Mayor Wilson will extend the greetings of the city, and Lieutenant-Governor Parker will extend the greetings of the State to tho visiting templars. Suitable music will be furnished under the direction of Stanley Raker, assisted by a mate quartet. The principal addresses of the even ing will be delivered by Hon. K. C. Dinwiddle, of Washington, national legislative superintendent of the Good Templars, and Rev. Dr. P. A. Baker, of Columbus, general superlntenden^rt the Anti-Saloon League of America. There is much business of Import ance to be transacted during the ses sion. Officers will be elected on Sat urday. Appropriate music will ne furnished under the direction of Stan ley Baker, assisted by a temperance quartet composed of Clarence Hume, Frank Huss, Norman P. Lowry and Walter Martin. ITALIAN CONCERT AT WEST CHURCH Twenty Children in National Colors Sang the Garibaldi March Under the auspices of the Italian Mis sion conducted by West Presbyterian Church, an Italian concert was given In West Church last night, which was large ly attended. The Rev. Alexander Alison Jr., had charge, and the Rev. Thomas Do Paraphllls, who Is in charge of the Italian mission under tho auspices of West Church, assisted. Tho entertainment opened with remarks Lv the Rev. Mr. Alison, and the Rev William H. Logan offered prayer. The' Rev. Mr. Do Pamphilis prayed in Itaffan and English. The Italian Mandolin and Guitar Club under the direction of Donato Donnadio provided music A feature of the evening was the bo-; pcaranco of twenty Italian children dressed in their national colors and carry Ing American' and Italian flags. They marched through the room and sang '.he Gsrlbaidi March, the Italian national atr Mr. De Parapllls spoke of the progress o fthe Italian Presbyterian Mission, de daring that the Italians were anxious to bear tho Gospel and were developing under Its teaching. Archibald M. Main, superintendent of the Italian Mission School, spoke ou "Our Indebtedness to Italy. ■ : - TO SELL PRIVILEGES AT SUMMIT CAMP The sale of privilebes at Brandywine | Summit camp grounds will take place on Thursday afternoon, June 4. Tits privileges contribute much to the sue- j cess of the camp. I. Elmer Perry, sec retary of the association, of No. 1ÖJ . W est Seventh street, will give Informa t ion as to the sale. The privileges to be offered at sale will be as follows, General store, groceries, bread, salt meats, ice. etc.; Foreign fruits, nuts, candles, cake, soda water and soft drinks; Ice cream and snow balls. (AI lowed to sell such fine cakes as are sola with Ice cream); Milk privilege. (lu eluding milk shake); Fresh meats: Fish stand; F'eed privilege. (Horse pound) : Hack privileges from Granogue to camp grounds a specified sum; Janitor to at tend the lights, ring the bell and keep the preacher's tent ln ordert cleaning ground of leaves, weeds and rubblsr. from all avenues and between tents and 20 feet back of tents, to be com plete and in good, order by August 1. AMERICA LODGE HAD pleasing célébration American Lodge, Shield of Honor, cele biated Us tenth anniversary last night n: it; rooms. No. 506 Market street, by Miss Rollins, piano solo: Ciarencej Teiry, coval solo; William Johnson, vocal seio; American uartette and America Glee Club; Misses Rollins and MoCul lough, piano duet. Refreshments were served by a com mittee comprising Ford Clement. A. W Harting, Jr., and John Ferrler. Dr. WU ham O. Winner, a prominent member o( the order, delivered an address un Ute W slaty uJ. the ut.u>r a v Amuslcal program was contributed to! UNVEILING TO BE NOTABLE EVENT Dagworthy Monument to Oc cupy a Historic Sussex County Spot OLD CHURCH THERE DATES BACK BEFORE REVOLUTION Special to THE EVENING JOURNAL. LEWES, May 28—Tho unveiling of tho memorial to General John Dag worthy In old Prince George's ceme tery, near Dagsboro, on Saturday, promises to bo a notable event In the history of Sussex county, and ttie great 1 appreciation which Sussex countians entertain toward the committee In charge will be exemphfled by the crowd which will bo in attendance If tho weather Is favorable. A fine program has been arranged for the occasion and many notable speakers will bo present. In addition to Governor Lea, Chief Justice Lore and Insurance Com missloner George W. Marshall, Gov ernor Crothcrs of Maryland, and Gov ernor Fort, of New Jersey, will he present and deliver brief addresses touchlng upon the early life of General Dagworthy. The unveiling will take place at one! , ,, , , . ... , of tho oldest churches in this Stale. the building as It now stands being only a part of the original structure, The date of erec tion of the landmark Is unknown, but there Is reason to be lleve that it was erected several years before the Revolution. In the church will bo found a communion plate con slstlng of two cups of sterling sliver weighing over one pourd each, and a pewter plate. The cupr. were sent from England by the "Srclety for the Promotion of the Gqsnel" and have In scribed upon them "Worcester Parish, Worcester County, 1772." Among tho ablest preachers In this country otll elated In this church and prominent amnng them Is the Rev. John Linn MeKlm, a graduate of Dickinson Col lege of the class of 1830, a man of fine presence, scholarly attainments, who became leader of church work in this ! county. Bov. Mr. McKlm's preaching ' and ministrations In lower Delaware have been factors in the Episcopal Church for more than seventy years. He Is now 94 years of age and resides In this town. Notwlthrtending the fart that able men like Kingsbury, Me Kim and Bishop Onderdonk have he n important factors In making Prince George's Church a great landmark, the j name of General De g worthy stands first among the historic names connect _ » WI#K ed with the parish. He was ji military man by profession, being a captain hy royal warrant from England and saw servlca before Wash., Ington came to the front. He look no small part In saving the army whan General Braddock was slain In the III starred expedition of 1755. Many years later when It was Jeridod to elect a ; given to Washington. grossed Colonel Dngworthy soon be came general, and his services during - the Revolution were of the highest order. After the war, ho settled In this county on what bas been called the "Dagworthy Conquest." Here he built a large rambling house, not far from the church where tho unveiling will take place. j He was a staunch Episcopalian and ! held his membership at Prince George's commander-in-chief of the Continental Army, the question narrowed down to a choice between Dagworthy and Washington. Dagworthy stood for the professional soldier and the regtdat army, while Washington was strong on the civilian side. The New England delegation siding with the Virginia party caused the coveted honor to be ds til« war oro nnd made improvements to the edifice j h Y adding lhe part where the chancel His last will and testament Is dated 1782, and, leaving no children. In It was set forRi a clause providing for the education of bin niece, nearest relative, who aft< r the comple now is. lits tion of her studies became the wl$e of William Nill Wells, who for several years served in the United States Sen ate. of the Col. C. R. Layton Post. G. A. R , of this town, will attend the unveiling In a body, while Invitations have been issued and accepted by the county of It is stated that the members fleers. «o u HPIIUP SI F AII •>, 11. flLlllC ULMÜ FROM STOMACH TROUBLE After a brief Illness from stomach trouble, William H. Heine, one of the most popular men of the city, died In lhe Homeopathic Hospital last evening, He h ad been admitted to the hospital t he morning, Mr. Heine was a master plumber and conducted business at No. shl piey street for years. He was 51 years old. a member of tho Masonic Fraternity and of Wilmington Lodge „( Elks, and Is survived by a widow, pj| 3 funeral will take place from his lnte home. No. 1116 FYanklln street, 715 on Friday afternoon. Interment wui be private. HURT BY FALL FROM STREET CAR Bernard Spahn, of No. 1722 West Fifth street, this city, was Injured ! n Philadelphia on Tuesday night. In force, spraining the knee, The accident occurred at Twenty second street and Girard avenue, and suffering with lain he sat on a door step until two young men came along, Finding him rather dazed, and suffer ing greatly, they Joseph's Hospital, that Institution until this morning, .when ho was removed to his home In this city. getting off a street car bir foot slipped, and his knee struck the top with much sent him to St. Ho remained at FALL FATAL TO GEN. J. P, POSTLES Died at Delaware Hospital Yes terday Afternoon of Injuries Sustained Two Weeks Ago HAD BRILLIANT WAR RECORD After lingering between life and death for almost two weeks as a re sult of a fall down u stairway in the Masonic Temple. General J. Parke Postlcs died at the Delaware Hospital at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon. The body was removed to the home of his son, Grantly P. Poslles. at the south west corner of Eleventh and Broome will ■ streets, from where the funeral take place on Saturday afternoon at 4 o'clock and Interment will be made In the Wilmington and Rrnndywlne Members of St. John's cemetery. Commandry, Knights Templar, will have charge of the funeral and the Rev. Episcopal Church, will bo the offlclat Ins minister. General Postlea was OS years of ago. ,, , , . . „ .. ; He Is survived by one son, Orantley | Hustles, a sister, Mrs, Smith Cooper, 1 ' ,l!s c *' y * an,! a brother. W. R. j Hosties, who resides at Camden. Dc. " as *' c -<d of tho American Ij0a,hor Company and amassed a In tho leather business, which h ® ^vested mostly In real estate. Kcv Pral of the n,oa ' beau " ful an ' 1 pos,l > r a P arlmcnt h°"* p '' 'n tl.o city were built him. Mr ' Hosties' war record was enviable. served In main* of the principal Frederick M. Kirkus, rector of Trinity ' m,,lpB of Civil War, and for ' ,ravpr Y at tho battle of Gettysburg h waa awarded a medal by Congress. 1 n membpr of lh » Masonic frotern "V of St. John". Commandery. Knights Templar. Medal of Hanot legion, the Knyal I^Blon. Union 1 cteran Legion, Benevolent and Protective Order of 7. Klka - Thp LlmltP<1 cl " b - ' hp Hod ford H" 1 ''' The Wilmington Club, vice President of tho Masonic Hall Company and tho Dela ' voro Automobile Associa ' j" n ' , . ... ... Sketch of ute ' General James Parke Poslles was ''" r " " Camden Delaware, September f' 1 W"" " E " Iabeti ' , * Poslles. ' ar « rP farm npap Camden and Gon-ml attended tthe nul idte schools of ,hat vlcU,lty . * nl " *"*' ' v . h ' n bl " p,,r - cuts removed to WllmlDffton. He com (Continued on Seco.,.1 Pago.) His father owned a ^ AAA M fil) CCI (DOOj v vlvf I li f 1C.11. ' rVSEZC IM H A DIAICCC |l||\ l|\ ||A|c|\| \\ ^ HmillLJJ ^ hpart dt „ eaM . 0n ty two W(apkg Dr McCoy , who nnn of i(hp beat . known horsemen of tho East, refugpd an o(Tl r 0 f |35/m0 for tho anl ma , Horsemen say (I wort h the money. Famous Trotter, Admiral Dewey, Fails Dead on Kirkwood Track While Dr. J. C. McCoy was about to exercise.the trotting stallion Adm^al Dewey on the private track at Kirk wood yesterday afternoon, the animal he animal was Admiral Dewey was only 8 years old. His sire was Bingen and his dam the famous Nancy Hanks. Admiral j Dewey had a record of 2.04 3-4. His record at three years old was 2 14 1-4. ] Dr. McCoy bought the horse from j, ! Malcomb Forbes in Massachusetts sev eral years ago. for $6590. Previously Admiral Dewey had trotted on all the grand circuit tracks and had won big money. He Is said to have never made a break. The animal had a long string of colts .all of which have proved fast. Many other big offers had been made to Dr. McCoy for Admiral Dewey, but he had refused to sel> tho Admiral at any price. There were three accidents yestor day afternoon In which horses figured, The fitst was that of Isaac W. Bowers, of No. 605 West Fifth street, a livery man, whose horse kicked the carriage I he was driving to pieces at Mneteeuth ' and Market streets. Mr. Bowers was kicked in tho arm and in the side, ard only escaped further Injury because the horse broke from its traces and ran away. W. N. L^nk leaped from thc carriage and escaped injury. Tim horse was captured, but the carriage and harness were ruined. A second runaway occurred when two horses owned by Edward Wilson. 1 of Hockessin, attached to a carriage standing in West Tenth sfeet, hecamo frightened and ran away. In their Tight one of ;he animals ran into a lamp post and Its shoulder was broken. Tho other horse dragged It to tho Park Drive and Van Buren street, where the injured horse fell, and the pair was captured. The injured animal had to be killed. HORSES FIGURE. IN ACCIDENTS While driving at Delaware avenu» and Adams street, John B. Connell, of No. 1620 Delaware avenue, had to turn aside sharply to avoid being run Into by a team. In making tho turn hb> horse slipped and fell, breaking the shaft of the carriage and receiving In juries. Mr. Connell escaped injury. Fell and Broke Arm. A fall in hts home last night cost E. J. Sherer. of No. 304 Washington street, of the Sherer Contracting Com yeuy, a broken arm. TRAIN RIDERS TO GAIN FREEDOM Sussex Levy Court Decides That Five Days is Limit of Imprisonment GEORGETOWN, May 28—Violence was not resorted to free the forty berry pickers who were confined In jail for riding on freight train», us the Levy Court concluded that l(vo days was the highest sentence that could be given them. It was shown that the men were coming Into lower Delaware in search of work; that they had no money and tho train* wero the only moans of transportation open t« them. In most Instances the men were caught by railroad deteitlvea at Harrington, vet were brought down Into Sussex county for Imprisonment from 10 to 15 days. Member« of the Court expreased themselves in very strong terms re garding .ho county being compelled to pay for tho railroad polish regulations when men wanted work, and the so licitor for tho Court found the magis trate had been working under an old law, which a later one hau repealed. This decision of tho I.evy Court will grant freedom to most of the prisoners, who at once will bo given work pick ing berries. - WERE HELD FOR THE UPPER COURT Three Men Accused of At tempting to Wreck a Trolley Car Three young men giving their nllmos as Harry und Eugene Carpenter, and John Grayson were arraigned before Magistrat« Robertson to-day on charges of placing! obstructions on tho tracks of tho WU inington. New Castle and Southern Path way Company near New Castle, and tampering with the signals. Tho Justice of peace concluded to hold them each In 1600 ball for the upper court. The defendants all gave fictitious names: Conductor William W. Leach of tha New Castle road had an exciting time last night with three young men and tlio three defendants are alleged to bo the men who gave him trouble. The car ran to the junction and tho ciew changed to another car. the one that left Wilmington at 11.hO. Among the was Superintendent passengers aboard Cliauncey P. Holcomb. Cars run at aj rapid speed down the grade from Rose Hill The conductor and passengers were snrprlsed when the motorman applied the brakes with such force that tho passen sers wer« thrown from thalr scats. Tho car stopped and when tho superintendent and tho conductor went to the front of the car they found a pile of Cfoss ties across the track. The obstruction was re moved and the car again proceeded but had gone only seventy-five feet when the motorman once more applied tho brakes and stopped the car. The searchlight us<-d on the car had again proven of great sor vice to the motorman for plied across the track were more crosstles. No one was seen about the place but Superintendent Halcomb had been noti fied by Conductor Leach that tho men who were disorderly on tho car had been ejected at the Buttonwoods. When the pawnr house was reached Super intendent Holcomb telephoned to tho Wilmington police and Captain Evan, promlsd to send two officers to Eden Park and to meet a special car upon Its arrival at Fourth and streets. Henry F. Fulenwclder and an employe from the car barn accompanied Con ductor Leach and when the car reach ed near Hamilton Park the men who were ejected at the Buttonwoods, were allowed to board the car. Park two officers were waiting and as the trio paid their fare they weie sur prised when they reached Fourth and Market streets and found they were under arrest. Market Holcomb, Superintendent At Eden Tho place where the obstruction was piled on the track Is the most danger ous along the line. When a car leaves the top of the hill the current Is shut off because teh hill Is so steep that the car usually bowls along at a very rapid speed. Owlngito the building of the new road from Eden Park to New castle the tracks have been raised over two feet and had the car run Into the obstruction it would have been thrown into a deep ditch. and has had several tussles with dis orderly persona. No disorder will be tolerate on the New Castle cars. When the news became known this morning that an attempt had been made to wreck the car groups of people ga'.h Conductor Leach is considered one of the pluckles: conductors on th». .-uni ered at New Castle to discuss the mat ter as the last car from Wilmington us ually has a large number of passengers, REV. A. P. WILSON GETS NEW CHARGE Spécial to THE EVENING JOURNAL. DOVER, May 28.—The Rev. Alan Pressley Wilson, tho Dover Methodist Protestant pastor who relinquished hts church and his credentials to tho Methodist Protestant Conference, re turned to Dover and became a coin-, munlcant and lay reader In Chnrr Episcopal Church parish, assisting the rector, has been assigned to a paris :> In Pennsylvania. Mr. Wilson received notice last even ing from Bishop Ozl W. Whitaker of the Diocese of Pennsylvania, assigning him to the charge of the Church of the Ascension. Parkesburg, Pa., near Coatesvllle. Mr. Wilson Is to assume charge of the parish .Sunday in June, work for the fir.it TROUBLES OF THE REV. R. A. ELWOOD How Letters to a Young WomanCaused HisResigna tion From Kansas Church GIRL'S MOTHERCOMPLAINED Concerning tho troub'o of the Rev. Robert A. Elwood, formerly of Olivet Presbyterian Church, this city. In Leavenworth, Kansas, the Leaven worth Times tays: Becullso of his Infatuation with a young woman of his congregation, the Itev. Robert Arthur Elwood. for the past two and one-half years pastor cf tho First Presbyterian Church prominent rtlr his aggressive part In the tight for the enforcement of tho prohibitory law In Leavenworth and spectacular methods In the pulpit, nns been forced to break his connection with tbo church hero. Tho Rev. Elwood'« resignation was demanded by an officer of tho church following comptant of the young wo man's mother, who displayed to them a number of letters which ha had writ ten to her. The matter has bean pending for several weeks and came to final action yesterday when tha church formally accepted his resigna tion. A secret meeting of tho officers of tho cfturch board attended by the young woman In Question with hot mother and by tho Rev. Elwood and his wife was held yesterday afternoon. It was there that the last steps in tho matter were taken. Mr. Elwood yesterday refused te mako any statements bearing directly on tho charges against him. Ho an nounced his Intention of remaining In the ministry and intimated that ho /would probably bo busy all summer with Chautauqua engagements. He re and fuastl to say when ha would leave Leavenworth. When approached yesterday Elwood refused to either deny or affirm any of the facts submitted to him concerning the affair. have been made against you, which have resulted In your dismissal from the church hero. Is this true?" ho was asked. "It is understood that grava charge» I AVMFW T 41 1/ AC Lfl | ITII .11 | /lL|\ â PICHAH A |lt*n| KIXIIIII' 1 * * ** *"'**"'*•■ * (Continued on Page I.) Laymen of tho Episcopal diocese of Deawaro met in St. Andrew's Church, Eighth and Shipley streets, yesterday afternoon to confer on the choice of a blshlp to succeed Leighton Coleman. names were mentioned, but no con elusion was reached os to a candidate, the meeting being purely Informal. The elctlon of a bishop by the clergy is subject to the approval of tho laity. tho late Bishop A number oC At tho recent special convention of tho diocese at Dov rer. tho laymen demonstrated tho Importance of their, 'approval by declining to accept two of the candidates selected by tho clergy. It was with tho object of considering -those most likely to ba selected by tha clergy at tho convention on June 4, and to gain an insight Into their acceptance by the laity that tho meeting was held yesterday. Tho principal names con sidered yesterday were tho Rev. Dr. F. J. Kinsman, of New York, and the Rev. Dr. Robert S. Copeland, of Baltl more. THIRD WARD DEMOCRATS CHOOSE COMMITTEEMAN Democrats of the Third ward, he'd a meeting last night at the West End Democratic Club and elected district chairmen' and a delegate to the hun dred convention. The latter was Den pis F. Begley. The dlstrlctmcn se lected were: First district, Henry WltslI; Second, Jüan I. Dolan; Third, Thomas E. Newe'-l, Fourth. John E. McNabb; Fifth, John J. McGoldrlck. A meeting of the Democrats of tho Tenth ward was to have been held last evening but It was decided to postpone it unit •netting at the Weccacoe engine huusa. next Tuesday night at the Shoe Merchants to Cloit. Saturday. May 30. being Decoration Day tho following leading shoe merchants will Lave • their stores open Frlda^ evening and close at 13 o'clock, noon, on Saturday: Pyle and Cronin, W. L. Douglas Shoe Co.. Newark Shoo Co., Hanover Shoe Co. Caliaher and Co.. Nelson Shoo Co., Boa*, ton and Thompson, Forman Shoe Store. WEATHER. WASHINGTON, May 28.—' Tempera tur« is 10 to 15 degree« above the sea sonal average from the upper Ohio val ley over the Middle Atlantic Stete«. The warm spell will probably be broken in the Middle day night. Forecast till 8p. m.. Friday; Fair and continued warm tonight, showers and cooler by Friday night; light variable winds. Atlantic States by Fr!« For Delawsr I TODAY'5 TEMPERATURB 91 1.30 P. M, 90 12 M. T 81 9 A.M. 80 8AM.