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I eo5-eo7-woo i market st, MhWYlhINl. M MY • » 1.1: We Give Green Trading Siam pi -They are the Best. Manufacturer's Outlet Silk Sale We have just purchased the largest and best lot of Dress Silks that have ever come to Wilmington at one time. This will be the most sensational Silk Sale that has ever occurred in our city. Prices at one-half the manufacturer's price. Included in the lot are Plain and Fancy Taffetas, Figured Foulards, Rough and plain Pongees, etc., mostly 24 and 26 inches wide. Values 50c, 59c, 68c, 75c and $1.00 per yard. Sale price . 39c Store Closed at Noon Decoration Day. II 0*1 I 1 BECAUSE r J> We Handle the Best. Every Pound is Screened. Full Weigh! Guaranteed. We Deliver It Promptly. ITS C0AI— All COAL! •O JUST THREE DAYS MORE to Buy Coal at Present Prices. Rates Will Advance June 1st. Place Your Order With CONSUMERS' ICE AND COAL CO., Main Office, Second and King Streets. Branch Offices and Yards: 14lh and Scott, Commerce and Dock. J Take a KODAK with you Our Store Will Be Closed Decoration Day. Open Friday Night. and enjoy your holiday. n — 828 — •9 Market Street. FROST BROS r Next Winter's Coal Supply in Your Cellar Now, Makes a Good Investment PROVIDING Qaality and Weight are right. When we sell coal we guarantee QUALITY and WEIGHT Prices are Lowes! Now. GEORGE W. BUSH & SONS CO, Foot of French Street. V DOGS ARE STILL BITING PEOPLE Dogs still continue to cause Dog catcher Kopp trouble. Last night, a canine bit James Furrel, who lives In Peoples street. He was passing No. 3003 East Eleventh street when a dog lying on the pavement bit him on the leg above the ankle. AnotheR dog held the alley at No. 320 Walnut street last night for tomes Special Clearing Sale 2000 Yards of Embroideries, Wide Goods, Fine Work, Worth 15c fo 20c a Yard, Clearing Price 10c yard. 15c yard Table Cloth, all colors. Men's Straw Hats at Ridiculously Low Prices, Wo have the Straw Hats of W. T. Mearns Stock and s-o selling the $150 Hats for 75o; $2.00 Hats for $1.00 and *0 on The greatest bargains ever shown in dress goods. fine Corset Covering and All-over Embroideries, worth Ji.OO to $1.50 yard. Sale Price 39c and 49e yd < hlldren's black full Seamless Hose, sizes 3 to 0 1-2. Worth 10c Pair. Sale Price Ladies' Beits, nil colors. Rubber and Leath, worth 49c. Sale' Price . HIM'* Soft Muslin, Inncaster Gingham, all colors, only ... 6 1 -2c yard Men's Balbrlggun, 39c and 50c Underwear, Blue and cream Sc pair IBs ... 8 1-2e yard Men's Police and Dress Suspenders, worth 25c and &0c pair. Bale Price . Call early. Plenty of bargains that we cannot enumerate here. 19c 23s COHEN & FINKELSTEIN, 403 King St Open Evenings. Save Our Coupons, They Are Worth 5% to You time. approach It and one man who did get too close to the brute Is minus a part of his coat, but fortunately was not buten. It would not allow anybody to Cherries Come to Town. GEORGETOWN. May 28—The first ripe cherries of the season were brought Into Georgetown yesterday afternoon from the Captain Atkins farm. The cherry orchard there Is considered one of the finest In the State and Is filled with cherries that almost ready for picking. Social and Personal Miss Emma Merritt, of Middletown, was a recent visitor here. Edward J. Elliott has returned from a visit to his parent* at Brldgevllle. Lee Heller, of Odessa, was a recent visitor here. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Bcclee, of Odessa, have returned after a visit In this city. Ira O. Llghtcap. Jr., of Odessa, has been visiting Wilmington relatives. Miss Etna Talley has been the guest of Mrs. Otho Marvel, of Townsend. Miss Rebecca Bartley visited friends at Townsend last week. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Sergeant and daughter have been spending a few days with relatives at Townsend. Thomas Price has been visiting hla family at Chesapeake City. Mrs. E. H. Banka, of Chesapeake City, was a recent visitor here. «-Gorge H, Short, of Georgetown, has beer visiting here. Mrs. Charles Wilson has been spending a few days In Georgetown. Mrs. J. Henry Conaway, of Georgetown has been spending a few days In this city and Philadelphia. Mrs. E. F. Pride and sister, Miss Ada Johnson, have been spending several days with Georgetown friends. Miss Frances Baldwin spent Sunday in Washington. Miss Corn Dunlap has returned from a visit to Dover friends. Patrick Condon of Coatesvllle, has been visiting friends here. Miss Anna Croft Is visiting friends at Westminster. -o Foresters to Entertain. The combined Wilmington Courts, For esters of America, and their auxiliary Companions of the Forest, will give a public reception In Turn Hall to-morrow evening. A pleasing program has been prepared for the occasion. ——0— To Addres Bible Society. The ReVf Dr. H. W. Kellogg will ad dress the Wilmington Female Bible So clety at the Society's regular meeting this afternoon. The meeting promises to bo profitable, 0 They Married Here. Charles B. Robinson and Miss Emma L Macholner. both of Philadelphia, married In this city on Saturday bv the Lev. Albert E. Clay, vicar of Old Sweden Church. were To Picnic in Woods. The Ushers' Union of Second M P, Church, will picnic In the country on Saturday. A large number of the young pesple of the church will Join the Union on the occasion. ■a Enjoyable Surprise Party. An enjoyable surprise party was given Miss Katie Jot- leion last Saturday evening, in hon >r ot her seventeenth rlrthday, at the homo of Mr. and Mrs. Harry B. V.'oMit .too, of Marsha1 : ton The evening was spent In playing games. Refreshments were served. Those who participated In the happy event were: Mr. and Mrs. H B. Wol laston, Mrs. Florence Hendrickson, Mr. and Mrs. Lupton, the Misses Lydie Johnston. May Johnston, Louisa Court ney, Etna Hall, Florence Snitcher. Mary Snitcher, Laura Hicks, Emily Hicks, Alice Wollaston, Edith Wollas ton, Rebecca Wollaston, Edith Maclary, Gertrude Barlow, Lamanda Sayers. Ildu Sayers, Edith Jacquet, Bessie MoDcn old, Gertrude Nickerson, Daisy Ed munson, Nellie Pleroe, Bertha Stuart, Irene Hendrickson, and William Hall, Fred Robinson, William Morns, George For Decoration Day You'll probably feel the need of new shoes for some ser vice or other. Just try ours for a change and get acquainted with our "shoes to fit feet" system. More for the money at this store than you'll expect. Open Friday Night. Gallaher & Co., Garrick Theatre Bldg. 830 Market St. 'J/efi/n&'id n &<&-> Saturday, Decoration Day, this store closes at noon. Thole who contemplate outing 1 over Decoration Day will require many needed art icles. We are prepared to serve you in the finest assort ments. Separate Waists, Tailor made Linen Suits, Jumper and Lingerie Suits. Separate Duck and Linen Coats. Black Taffeta and Pongee Silk Coats, Rain Coats, Light weight Wool Suits and Skirts. Neck wear, Underwear, Veils, Gloves, Hosiery, Para sols, Umbrellas and Notions of all kinds. Garments requiring alter ations will be delivered to morrow. an 621-623 Market St Johnston. Fred Johnston, LeRoy Hall, iLynam McCalllster, David MoCa'.iister, Chester Hendrickson. William Elllsoni William Adkins, Frank Stuart, E-nest Stuart, George Dempsey, Beniamin Hicks, William Benson, Clarence Crou «an, Alex Stanard, Harry Mote. Harry Little, Earl Gllflllln, Evan Gregg, John payers, Robert Sayers, Lewis Pennock, George Cullen, Samuel Snitcher, Law rence Avory, William Maclary, Edgar Jacquet, Mr. Reed, Mr. McCafferty, Charles Knotts, Mr. Vansant. Pierce, Leonard Pierce, Robert Elliot, Kills Nevll, and others. L"\vls Palmer Aikens. Charlie o To Observe Old Church Anniversary. The two hundred and ninth anni versary of Old Swedes Church will be appropriately observed bv the congre gations of Old Swedes and Trinity Churches at a union service on June 14. On Trinity Sunday morning Wood ward's communion service will be cele brated. and the musical program will include the selection "Send Out Thy Light." prominent ministers of the Episcopal Church. Addresses will be made by -0 Friends at Housewarming. William B. Montgomery, of No. 210 North Franklin ireel, gave a house '• arming on Mooney evening to sev eral of his f.i.-i.d» from Fredericks burg, Va. A delightful evening was spent. Choral Society Officers. The Wilmington Choral Society, in annual meeting <>n Tuesday night elected these officers: President, Leo nard B. Wales., tSecreta-jr, Mrs. F. L. Reynolds, treasurer, H. Howard Cur vet; librarian, FrMerlck Wyatt; con ductor. T. Lv.lie Carpenter; accom panist, Mrs. Elite ,f.ii c, Jackson. The treasurer reported a balance of 2215 in hand. King Kelly, one of fhe most famous aeronauts in America, has been sn gaged to make dally balloon ascensions during the opening carnival week at Brandywine Springs Park, beginning on Decoration Day. King Kelly famous for his night ascensions, which o Made of the finest material—Golden Rule Silk* BALLOON ASCENSION AT SPRINGS PARK Include ills floating parachute of red fire, making a most beautiful and weird sight when the spectator realizes the daring represented in the human freight that is being shot from several thousand feet midair to earth. After dropping throe or four hundred feet qte parachute opens and the dar ing traveler or "high flyer" floats gent ly to the earth. General Manager Crook has determined this season to make the attractions at Brandy wine Springs of more Interest 4o the Wilmington public than ever be fore. believing that the hard times warrant the extra outmy of expense that .the people may have their pleas ure at little expense. During the open ing week the band stand will be given to the free amusements of the over children, and Hoy's Royal Marionstls have been engaged to entertain the lit tle ones afternoon and evening. May-be You Are Satisfied. We are not, unless you buy a Saltz giver and Bupp hat. Factory to wearer. 832 Market St.* DR. QUINN'S INSTITUTE Physiological and Physical Thcr apeutics.Osteopalhie.IVeuralogic and Metaphysical Treatment. Every human being ought to be in Perfect Health, if he Is not he alone 1» to blame since Health Is the Natural Condition of all Man kind. But man cannot be healthy ■ happy unless his organiq-machin ery Is In perfect order. Osteopathy accomplishes this better and moi^ certain than any other system. It not only repudiates the use of drugs, but the knife as well. Sta tistics show that 95 per cent are benefited by Osteopathy, and 75 per cent, cured, while only 5 per cent, derive no "benefit. Osteopathy is a great boon to business men who suffer constant strain upon their nervous system. A few treatments act wonders, and It Is not uncom mon to hear our patients say; "I feel so rested after your treatment Consultatlons are strictly private. or GEO. W. QUINN. M. D.. D. 0. 304 E. 4th Street. Office Hours—6 to 19 a m., X to 3 20 p. ra.. 6 to 8.30 p. m. Delmarvia Phono 2869. 'J ? .n - m j. V A T 1 O ■ N » A A»- V ' v INTERNATIONAL SUNSHINE, DELAWARE DIVISION The International Sunshine Society does not send out anyone to solicit money for Sunshine, and It an appeal is made the public will please bear In 1 mind that such work, If Is cared for through branches, person claiming to represent Interna tional Sunshine cannot show proper credentials from the State President, Mrs. J. W. Pennewlll. State Head quarters, Room TOO, Equitable Build ing, Wilmington, Delaware, the pub lic may know that ho or she does not belong to the International Sunshine Society. All articles to Insure insertion must be sent not later than Tuesday morning to Dr. Florence M. Seward, No. 906 Jeffer son street. D. and A. telephone 3489A. Del marvia, imp. ever done, j If a • ■ • oust Iflfle"3eeds of klnobess To brighten lonely hours; A book, a card or message. Perhaps a spray of (lowers. AU arrangements are made for the lecture and reception to Rev. Walter , A. A. Gardener, D. D., In West Presby terian Church on Friday evening. May There will be a fine musical pro gram. All members and their friends asked to attend this lecture. Don't for» get your Sunsnlne colors. At this time In the year the yellow and white field daisy would make good colors, daisy will be used as decoration for the church. nre Th« » » » Violet Rays, This branch will hold a moonshine party on June XBth. all t!ie members help us to make it a success. We hope to have • a Sunny Hour. On Thursday evening. May 28. at Emmett Dockstader's Theatre, the Stock Company will present the four act Western comedy drama Deacon's Claim" for the benefit of this branch. "The This play has been meeting with great success wherever It has play, ed. Tickets can be had trom the mem bers of the society. A judicious silence Is always better than truth spoken without charity. • « W<*4»ave a poor widow with a family who would be glad to have plain sew ing to do at home, can earn some money and at the same time look after her home and children Leave orders with Mrs. Pennewlll. Call the Rest Room 'phone 2156A. In this way she SENIOR CLASS WON FRIENDS' SCHOOL MEET Friends' School Held Its Annual Field Sports at Horse Show Park. Friends' School athletes held their annual field sports at Delaware Horae Show Association Park yesterday af ternoon, and many friends of the scholars were In attendance. The senior class carried off the hon ors. the upper middle class being sec ond. and the Junior class third. The summary: Shot-put—Poole, first: Brown, sec jond; Burns, third; distance 33 feet 4 Inches. 220-yard Dash—Van Trump, first; is'I-atlmer, second; Shaw, third; Urne, - 5 3-5 seconds. High Jump—Poole, first; Van [Trump, second; Baxter, third; dis tance, 4 feet 9 1-2 Inches. One-mile Run—Miller, first; Curtis, second: Ford, third; time, 5 minutes 33 2-S seconds. 880-yard Dash—Miller, first; WarA second; Baxter, third; time, 2 minutes 23 seconds. Hammer Throw—Bush, first; Miller, second: Lynn, third; distance, 74 feet. 220-yard Hurdle Race—Hughes, first; Smith, Second; Lattlmer, third; time, 32 4-5 seconds. Broad Jump—Van Trump, first; Lat timer. second; Bush, third; height 1* feet 2 Inches. 100-yard Dash—Van Trump, first; Lattlmer. second; Hughes, third; time. 11 seconds. 440-yard Dash—Shaw, first; Lattl mer. second: Kellogg, third; time, 2 minutes 59 seconds. Pole Vault—Not contested. Recital at Union Church. Miss Marguerite W. Wells, reader and Miss Margaret Braunstein, soloist, wll g.ve a recital ln Union M. E. Church this evening for the benefit of the Sunday School. Following will be the program Song, "Roses Bring Dreams of You;" leading, "Mary's Night Ride;" song. ( "Kentucky Babe;' readings, (a) "An, Aesthetic Housekeeper." story of a grad uate of tassar; (b) "There Little Gir. Don't Cry;" song. "A Sweeter Story Still;'' reading, "Delores Defies the King:" eeng, "A Grecian Love-song;" readings j (a* "An Opera;" (b) "The Counter-sign,'* (by request). 'WILMINGTON GLAZED f L t KID SHOES. Runwaten—that means they'r# Water proof, Do you know of any other Shoes That Are 7 Pries $2.50, $3.50, $4.00. SNELLEN BURGS'. (? Light Blue . Cham bray Shirts for Decoration Day That's the kind to get, the light blue ones, the shirts with some style about them ! You don't see $1.50 and $2-00 shirts made out of dark blue, do you ? You'll like these shirts be cause they are the right color, they are made right and they are priced right. These shirts are made with yoke shoulders and gathered back and they are cut full, too. Two comfortable turn-over collars with them, if you want to wear collars to match. We will close at noon, Sat urday, Decoration Day, but will be open until 10 o'clock Friday evening, so you can be sure to get one of these Shirts for : k9c IV. H. Smith & Co •9 kth and Market Sts. s f -J) FALL FATAL TO GEN. J. P. POSTLES (Continued from First Poes.) pleted his education in the public schools of this city, and entered, in 1856. the office of his father, then a large and successful manufacturer of morocco leather. With the exception of one year, during which he was era played as clerk in the grocery store of J. S. Cowgill, he continued with his father until the outbreak of the War of the Rebellion, in 1861. At that time he Joined company A, First Delaware Regiment, under Col onel Henry Lockwood, for throe months. This regiment was assigned to duty on the line of the P.. W. and B. R. R., and at the close of the term he was mustered out as first sergeant of his company. Saw Hard Service. On the reorganization of the com mand for three years' service he was commissioned fitst lieutenant of Com pany A- First Delaware Regiment. Hla regiment spent the winter of 1861-186'! on duty at Fortress Monroe, where they acquired a discipline which rend ered their subsequent service efficient. In the spring of 1862 they formed a. part of the column that captured Nor folk. Va., and they were afterward sent to Suffolk. Chantilly, fought September 1, they were assigned to the Army of the Potomac, and participated In the Mary land campaign under General McClel lan, which was termii ated by the rout of General Lee's forces at Antletam. In this engagement. In which his company lost forty-four out of clghty-flve men. Captain Evan S Watson was killed and Lieutenant Postles was promoted to the accompanied the After the battle of 1862, They captaincy, armv in its march, via. Harper's Ferry to Fredericksburg, and went into win ter quarters at Falmouth, Va. Captain Postles commanded his com In the battle at Fredericksburg In panv December. 1862, and was afterward ap pointed Inspector general. Second Brigade Third Division, Second Army Corps. He served In this capacity until August, 1863 having meanwhile taken part In the bat. ties pf Chancellorsvtlle and Gettysburg: and was then, on account of Impaired health, detailed for duty at home in con nection of the draft. In Sent ember he assigned to duty by the Secretary of! was War as enlisting officer of the Fifth Maryland Regiment. After re-enlisting the men for three years the regiment ordered to duty at Fort Delaware. Seen after their arrival there Captain Postles was appointed inspector general ot the Is and. and continued to discharge the duties of that office until July. 1864. when failing health made It necessary for him to resign after a service of three years, two months and twenty-two days. Medal For Bravery. It was at the battle of Gettysburg that General Postles particularly distinguished himself, and for which he received special medal from Congress. On his return from the army Generali Postles re-entered his father's morocco manufactur | n(t establishment and In 186«! hf , wa( a(lrn iued to a partnership flrm name c f g Postles and Sons. In G , nftral postles was appointed bv t(l( , Centennial Commission as one of the judges for leather and leather products fo . , h „ Centennlal Exhibition. He de voted five days ot each week during a period of three months to this labor and minutely examined over two thousand ex hiblts - _ _; ' In January. 1877. General Postles pur-) chased his father's Interest In the morocco business and since that time had been In He was politically educated as an old line Whig, and In 1860. though not a voter, he was an enthusiastic champion of the Bell and Everett party. He was a the business. In later years. Democrat In December, 1878. he was appointed by Governor Cochran as Adjutant-General of the State, to succeed the late General William S. McCaulley. General James Parke Postles was mar ried September 17, 1«63, to Miss Sadie, daughter of the late William. H. Dobb. first Assistant Engineer. U. S. N. Of this union born one child, Orantley Parke Pos wat tles, who survives him. Witnessed a Launching. Several members of the duPont fam ily witnessed the launching of a bat tleshop at the New York Shipbuilding Company at Camden on Tuesday. The trip up the, river . WM made In yacht ''Aloha,'' of Félix duPonC the W. W. BOTTOMLEY MAKER OF - SAILS and AWNINGS' I Awnings Made., to H Order. Canvas I Working. - I I Canopies and wk Tents 4 to Hire S. Vi. Cor. Fourth and Tatnall Sts. Delmarvia Phone 2097 D. 4 A. Phone ml Plenty of Talent Hero. The drawing part of the curriculum of the public schools Is proving Itg worth as tested by the prize contest now being conducted by the Charier, W arg uer Company through the Diamond loo Company. That there is plenty of latent talent in Wilmington Is evidence an# It only remains for opportunity to widen It out. Some of the drawing* received are highly creditable, and MU no doubt be used later on by the "Wart her Company for advertising purposes. I he prize Is 15 In gold, and hundre Is have entered the contest. The com» puny's advertisement on page four exs plains itself. DEATHS. Benjamin F. Zebley. Charles O. Ubil. J. Parke Postles. Joseph R. Francis. y ZEBLEY —In this city, on the 27thi instant. Benjamin F. Zebley. Relatives and friends are respect fully Invited to attend hla funeral from the residence of his grandson, Charles T. Adams, No. 1102 Poplar street, Friday afternoon, at 3 o'clock. Interment Lombardy Cemetery. POSTLES —On May 27. 1908, General J. Parke Postles, In his 68th year. ' Relatives, friends and St. John's Commandery, No. 1. Knights Templars, are invited to attend the funeral from hla late residence. Eleventh and Hrjome streets, on Satmday afternoon. May ?-h. 1908, at 4 o'clock. Intaeineut -at vt mington and Brandywine Ceme tery. FRANCIS —Suddenly, In this city, on May 27. 1908, Joseph R. Francis, aged 73 years. Relatives and friends are respectfully Invited to attend the funeral from his late residence. No. 809 Tatnall street, on Friday evening. Services at Bethel Church at 8 o'clock. Interment at c ec tlton, Md,, Saturday afternoon, at 2 o'clock, UBIL —In this city on May 27th, 1908, Charles G. Ubil, in his 18th year. Relatives and friends of the family are Invited to attend the funeral ser vices at the residence of his parents, Mr and Mrs. Samuel H. Bailey, No 1819 West Fourth street, on Friday morning, May 29th, at 11.30 o'clock, and' at Coatesvllle Baptist Church, Coater. ville. Pa., on Saturday afternoon. May a130th, at 2 o'clock, without further notice. Interment Coatesvllle, Pa. WARD —In this city, on the 25th Inst, Bernard C. Ward. Relatives and friends are respectfully under|Invited to attend the funeral from hll late residence. No. 1126 Lancaster ave nue. on Friday morning at » o'clock Requiem mass at St. Paul's Church Interment at Cathedral Cemetery. " Undertaker Cf Embalmer No. 214 W. Ninth fcitreeL fu ] attention day or night, Bo( ji es j n Boarding House». Hotels and Hospitals removed and cared fo-. until claimed. Carriages furnlshe Appointments first-class. Both Phones ... , _ CHANDLER JOHN M. CliRLETT. Undertaker and Embalmer» 610 Jackson Street. D. & A. Phone 18S70. BEST CUTLERY Scissors, Pocket, Carving and Kitchen Knives. Razors and Safety Razors, Manicuring Instruments and Supplies: also grinding and polishing of all kinds of Cutlery. Razors put in shaving order. All work guaranteed. E. OESTRE ICH ER, 209 West Seventh St. .