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IT LEADS
EVENING JOURNAL
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WILMINGTf^N, DELAWARE. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1908.
ONE CENT.
TWENTIETH YEAR—No. 279.
ARRANGEMENTS
FOR TAFT'S VISIT
Reception Committee Named
of Republicans From All
Parts of the State
WANTBUILDINGS DECORATED
Arrangements for the visit to Wil
mington of William H. Taft have been
completed. Thb Republican State Cen
tral Committee, under whose auspices
the meeting at which Mr. Taft will
speak will be held, has chosen a recep
tion committee and Issued Invitations
to prominent Republicans all over the
State.
Arrangements were made with the P..
B. and W. railroad for tho running of
a special train to thl? city and connec
tions will be so made that Republicans
from every town on the line may have
the opportunity to come to Wilmington
to hear the presidential candidate.
Mr. Taft will be met In Philadelphia
by a committee representing the State
Committee and escorted to this city.
The committee will comprise Senator
Harry A.
Henry A. duPont. Senator
Richardson, Governor Preston Lea.
Congressman Hiram R. Rurtnn, Gen
eral T. C. duPont. Dr. L. H. Ball and
Bimeon S Pennewill
Mr. Taft and his party will arrive by
B special irain at French street -station
Bt 4.30 o'clock, and will be driven to
the speakers' stand, on Tenth street
facing the Court House, with an escort
of mounted policemen.
Senator duPont will preside at the
meeting. Mr. Taft will leave the city
Immediately after his speech. In case
of rain the meeting
Opera House. The First Infantry Band
will provide music for the meeting.
The committee in charge of Mr.
Taft's visit has requested business men
to decorate their shops and offices in
honor of the distinguished visitor. The
committee will meet to-night ^nd de
tails of the visit will be arranged.
The reception committee is com
posed of three hundred Republicans
from all parts of the State.
The speakers' stand is being erected
on Tenth street opposite the Court
House.
Mr. Taft will be taken up Market
street, and it is the desire that all
ill bo held in the
properties be elaborately decorated
with flags and bunting. The visit of
nominees for president and -vlco-presl
dent on the same day t*'u<ipaballeled
in Wilmington, and because of that It
is urged that there be a general deco
ration of houses and business proper
ties.
EIGHTH WARDERS
TO ENTERTAIN
Arrangements have been made by
the Eighth Ward-Pennewill and Heald
Republican Club to entertain the Mill
Creek Hundred, Mounted Republican
Club on Monday afternoon and even
ing.
The Mill Creek hundred organization,*
leventy-five strong, will arrive in Wil
mington early in the afternoon, and
be present at "the reception to Candi
date William H. Taft on the Court
After the meeting they
House green.
Will be escorted to the headquarters ot
the Eighth ward club, northeast corner
Eighth and Pine streets, where lunch
served.It is the of
eon
the Eighth ward voters to extend to
their guests the well-known Eighth
ward hospitality, and a pleasant stay
In that locality is assured them.
In the evening, at 7
will form with Eighth Ward Republl
Club and march over the line of
o'clock, they
can
parade prior to attending the meeting
»t the Grand Opera House to be ad
dressed by Vice-Presidential Candidate
James S. Sherman and Judge Lovett
and Isaac Fuld. of New York.
The Eighth warders Invite all Re
publican voters to participate with
them in the street parade, and hope to
make, a fine showing.
ANNUAL BALL
A BIG SUCCESS
The annual ball of the Twelfth War-1
Democratic Club, held in Turn Hah
last night, was largely attended aim
the affair was a financial success.
Most of the candidates on the ticket
took tho opportunity to meet the voters
of that ward and tho hall took on the
aspect or a political raliy. _
After the dancing, supper was served
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and everybody had a good time.
Rummage Sale for Layton Home.
The annual rummage sale of the
Sarah Ann While Hojne, No.
French street, will open on Thursday
October 22. at the home. Contributions
»re earnestly solicited and will be
»rate/ully received on notice to M, E.
Robinson. No. 841 Orange street, or
lo William E. Grinnage.
NOTICE
To Our Advertisers
I
The Advertising Department of
The Evening Journal will appreciate
the bringing of ad. copy to its
_ xt in r
— 1 ^?°L ar ^. ■ , ce ^* 'Y* ^ or *
•'»B # Shipley Streets, until after
the installation c£ our new press.
The Evening Journal Co.
Advertising Department.
BROUGHT HERE
FOR SAFE KEEPING
For safe keeping. William Coopci
bad
this city
Middletfwvn and
c.rant. a colored man, with a
reputation, was brought t
last, evening from
locked up at tho workhouse pending
action bv the Maryland authorities h>
whom ho Is wanted.
It is alleged that tirant shot two
men near Karleville, Maryland, on last
Sunday, seriously inluring them,
is also charged that Grant has been
carrying on an illegal linuor traffic ana
that the authorities in Maryland have
been after him for some time,
was arrested in Mlddhtown on
Thursday by Constable Dickson, but
wrenched himself away from the of
ficer after tripping him, and came neat
making his escape, üickson, however,
drew his revolver and brought the man
to an understanding,
handcuffed and chained to his cell.
Yesterday afternoon State
Gillis and Officer Wimlie, of the locai
police force, brought the prisoner to
Wilmington for safe Iwen-ng
It
Grant
Iasi
He was then
Detective
, rirIICf nnunv , CT * TC
LEAGUES DOWN Si ATE
ORGANIZING MANY TAFT
Secretary Webb, of the Taft T.'asue of
Delaware, Is making great progress In,
organizing clubs In Kent county. The
Clayton and Kenton Club will be organized
this evening. Hundreds of Republicans
fropt Smyrna and Clayton will bo In Wil
mlngton on Monday to hear Taft and
Sherman. A preliminary meeting of tHo
Republicans of Smyrna was held
nesday evening at which a Taft Leaguj
was organized and last night they effect
cd a permanent organization. They will,
place a large banner across tho street In!
front of their headquarters in the Coflper
Wed.
,
building and from the enthusiasm manl
fested Duck Creek hundred will prob-,
ably roll up a large Republican majority.)
The different Taft League Clubs In Kent!
county will be consolidated Into a coun y
organization and the.e Is much enthusiasm
manifested.
FINED $20 FOR
BEATING WOMAN
Howard Miller, colored, was fined $20
and costs in City Court this morning
by Judge Cochran on,n chargb of dis
Tho ruse of Mary Johnson, who la
charged with violating the plumbing
rules bv not connecting her property
with the sewer was continued until
Wednesday. The case has been called
several times and it wp.s said last week
that the house owned bv Mrs. John
son u as to he torn down.
Raymond Coleman, 18 years old, col.
ored. was arraigned on a charge of
larceny but his rase was continue 1
until Tuesday, bail being fixed at $ 300 .
Huldah R. Farra, charged with dis
orderly conduct, had her case
tinned until Tuesday to give her time
to summon witnesses.
orderly conduct.
Tho complainant
was Helen Brister. colored, who ac-1
cased Miller of hvlng beaten her lasl
evening in a house in Tatnall street.
con
;
REPUBLICAN CLUBS TO
TAKE PART IN PARADE
The members of the Seventh Ward
Taft Club will meet at their headquar
ters, Seventeenth and Woodlawn ave
nue, on Monday evening at 7 o'clock,
to proceed to the Sherman meeting, at
the Opera House. The Brunswick
Fife and Drum Corps has been en
gaged for the occasion. All citizens of
the Seventh ward are invited to join in
the march. W. W. Moore will be mar
shal..
Ail Republican clubs in the rlty are
expected to participate in tho parade
on Monday night. Joseph C. Lawson
will be chief marshal.
Celebrated Anniversary,
Mr. and Mrs. Herman B, Jackson
celebrated their twenty-first wedding
anniversary at their home. No. 102V
Adams street.
was spent in music and singing.
E. Siles favored them with favorito
fontlight flashes.
An enjoyable evening
Miss
Little Miss Sarah
j Schwartz entertained with a two-step
Mr. and Mrs, Jackson receive! sorai
handsome Presents. Those present wetn
; Mrs. John Hasson. Mrs. James Patter
ao n of Port Denosit. Mrs. Eliza Jack
„on of Philadelphia; Mrs. Carrie Rlale,
Mrs. M.-trv McKowen. ot Rising Sun.
Md.; Mr. and 'Mrs. Nathan Steel. Mr
and Mrs. Harrv Evans, Mr. and Mrs
Emil Schwatlo. Mr. and Mrs. Setting
Mr. and Mrs. Harrv Lowe. Mr. and
Mrs. Edward Kurtz. Mrs. Dan.rl Auli,
Miss Edith and Marion Ault, Mist.
j Verna Charsha. Harry Algarrt. H. A.
Misses
Jackson. John V. Jackson, the
nr(? A i Kardi Lollis . Jackson. Reba
Jackson . Khe a Jackson.
I
BOY CAST ASIDE BY
PARENTS, FINDS A HOME
, _ ...
James Fox. the 18 year old boy rao
awa . from hi* home in Jersey City was
arrested here and placed in the care ot
Agent Stout of the S. P. C. C., will,
have a now home. The boy's pa-enls
have shown no disposition to take him
back and tho communications which
the police and Agent Stput have sent
Th
to them have cone unanswered
boy was beginning to r.e » problem to
,h '* nollce until through the efforts di
Mr ;,nd PoU " Pnmn So,omon ' 11
home for the hnv was secured.
He will he taken lo II. e farm of Miss
Hannah Hiller. In liouisvilte. Pa . an
given an opportunity to study as weit
as »o help on the farm and do odd
Jobs about the house.
! All Politicians Speak From One Stand.
- Lewes Democrats. Republicans and
1 Prohibitionists have united by erecting
ja free speaker?' stand on a vacant lot.
BIG RALLY IN
ELEVENTH WARD
Candidates Pennewill and
Davis Tell Republicans
There of the Issues
MR. RICE TALKS OF
RECORD BY DEMOCRATS
Several hundred persona from the Elev
enth ward and neighboring sections jam-'
med about a flag-draped platform befot«
the Eleventh Ward Republican League,
No. 10 Oak street last night and heard
theh- Republican candidates present Re-1
publican arguments and dissect Demo-:
cratlc contentions. The speakers were
simoon S. Pennewill, candidate for Oov
ernor; Frank II. Davis, candidate for at
torney-gencral, William H. Heald. candi.
date for Congressman, Herbert L. Rice,
candidate for prothonotary; Sylvester
. Ia .... ' _
Townsend, city solicitor, and I bornas
G ™' Ca " dlÜa,e t0r "oroner.
The m,e,nB P r * ced<;d by a
I Parade that aroused the Eleventh and
Twelfth wards. Saloons, barber shops ui
private houses along the route w. ro lavish
with red fire, roman candles and sky
rockets, and more horses were frightened
an d more stray dogs were sent intq h} »
terics than at any other time within llio
memory of the oldest campaigner. Tho!
First Regiment Band preceded u proces
sion of league members, but the greater
tlon of leaguers who walked ahead of the
musicians In tall opera fiats that had a
conspicuous glitter.
After an hour's parading (he band trail'd
back to the club house wlih a largo
part of tho glory was won by
1
of Twelfth and Eleventh ward Repudfi
cans and when the sp.aklng began Oak
street was jammed to discomfort. I
Mayor Horace Wilson, who Is a memb'r
of the league, was chairman of the nuet.
Ing. He made some neatly worded alia
stons to the staunch Republicans of the
Elcevnth ward, and then Introduced Mi 1
Pennewill as the next governor ot Del.
i
deh km
cr
ware.
Mr. Pennewill saw no
rca-on why the!
Republicans should not win the élection!
when he considered the records ot th i
two parties. After asking ail to put their
shoulder to the wheel for the success of
the
party, Mr. Pennewill gavai
way to Mr. Davis, whom the mayor Intro-i
duced as "tho gentleman who received!
bonest nomination ot a convention'
seelcted by tho people without dictation."
Davis Lauds Taft.
Mr. Davis was wildly cheered
At the m cllecrca -
In tl bnt ! T pr,?aonU ' (1
paign oratory as^htTmost 'ahle'rcnre
sentative of the Republican party und
Mr. Pennewill and Mr. Heald '
came In for good words as did the
other gentlemen on tho ticket."
Of Ills own candidacy Mr Davis
was satisfied that the will'of the Rn.
publicans had bee„ expressed and be
reprehended those who would "i*tack
a man in his own household." If the
voter was not satisfied with his candl
dacy, let him draw his pencil through
the
"I s0
blows" was fils . , r 8 . and 8a , V ^°
DiouK anus tils allusion to come of the
attacks made upon him. He promised
to administer his office, if elecied with
on o— I i .
justice to all a*id subservience to no
name of Frank H. Davis, "but
touch no other name on that ticket."
"Iniquitous,
man.
Mr. Heald was next introduced.
Republicans Fair to Labor
Mr. Heald dwelt upon the responsi
bility of the voter In
tween the two parties, and urged care
ful consideration of Republican and
Democratic issues. Protection to labor
and manufactured product were Re
publican Ideals which he presented,
and ho thought nothing should appeal
more to tnn workingmen.
Of forty States, ho
his choice be
. . . . . . said, twenty
eight ha J enacted laws protecting the
union labH. In this State, he showed j
labor had been recognized by a Repub- ■
Hear. Legislature which had given
workingmen a factory inspector and ]
TRÎSidî'Âii Irtion th.t
.. , . , . . . , .
the only reforms on the statute books ot
_ , _ . „ .
Delaware were Republican reform.. Tin
elimination of the registration fre and the
creatlon of voters' assistants were mtn
Honed as Republican efforts to give the
voters a "square deal."

j
Tbn Democrats, lie said, had never left
anything behind In the State or county
treasury but a deficit. The destruction of
county records by the Demoijrats In lift*.
" na explained as (he reason why succeed
,n F Republicans had not presented their
alleged crookedness. !
City Solicitor Townsend made a brief
speech In a conversational tone In w-hlrli
: ho told a couple of comic stories and
aptly applied them to Mr. Bryan. Mr
Bryan's bank guarantee was lamhorted
and the odious "free silver" Joker was re.
; called.
Mr. Gaynor concluded the meeting with
a characteristically vigorous speech in
which he urged every man ot voting age
to get registered to-day.
Courtney—Talley.
A pretty wedding occurred in the
Talley Mission Chap»), near Granogue,
on Wednesday evening, when Eliza
beth, the youngest daughter of Mr, and
Mrs. John Talley was united in mar
riage (0 Fran k Cleveland Courtney, by
Rev Mr H ahn, of gie Brandywine Bap
1 Church. The bride was given away
by her father, John Talley. The church
was decorated with potted plants and
ferns, and immediately at the close of
j the ceremony a reception was given at
the home of the bride's father.
_
Dwelling at Sheriff's Sale.
Sheriff Stafford this morning sold the
three story dwelling at No. 408 East
Fifth street to William W. Smalley,
attorney, for $875.
Bible Supply Is Exhausted.
GEORGETOWN, Oct. 17.—A ship
ment of 25,000 Bibles to be distributed
among the school children ot Delaware
has entire^- given out. and 1.500 more
wilj be needed to supply the demand
Four thousand copies have *»e»n dis
tributed In Sussex county.
REPUBLICANS OF
NEWPORT RALLY
Several hundred jiersons from New
port and neighboring communities]
heard snappy Republican speeches by
City Solicitor Sylvester D. Townsend,
Jr., and Assistant City Solicitor Ruben
Satterthwalte, Jr, at Newport last
night.
Both speakers were received heart
ily. but especially cordial was the wel
come to Mr, Townsend, who for three
years taught school in the town and
made a host of friends. Senator John
M. Mcndlnhull presided over the moet
ing.
Mr. Satterthwalte handled Democrat
ic contentions as pitilessly as he han
idles city court officers, and he was
! applauded frequently,
Speaking on national issues, Mr.
Townsend said: "Mr. Bryan hud never
1 to free
]
slated that he la now
silvf ' r notwithstanding his argument In
Ptft'lons campaigns that the go.d stami
a,d bu< ^ !dain n* - thousands,
" h f ro Protection hud slain Its thons
no withstanding that he now
Hpeaks so much on the tariff. Ho nlnv>
tari(T fopters truat s. , f frpp trade
or a tariff for revenue only will kill
the trusts. It Is most remarkable Hint
they have any In Free Trade England."
He then cited many trusts that have

sprung up In England In the past few
years.
■ . .... ..
Y. W. C. A. WILL TEACH
WOMEN HOW TO COOK
Miss Cameron, a graduate of Thomas
S. Clarksons Memorial Institute
Technology of Pottstown. N, 5',, has
been secured bv tho Young Montons
Christian Association to give inslrue-,
t ons in rooking at the association. A
class of 10 will bo formed and the les.
sons will be given on Thursday evenly
from 7 until 9 o'clock
The association is fullv equlppet
with the nroner utensils and eacYl girl
will be sunplled with ndlvldnal cook-!
Ing Implements. Just before Christmas
there will be lessons in candy making
and chafing dish rookery. The lessons
will include practical dishes and the
giaduates will have a goo 1 know)« lac
gtannates will bate a good Knowledge
°-!
o{ domestic cookery,
NEW TENOR AT
_ . _
Gaspard Cottl. one of the tenor solo.
Ists of the Wilmington Choral Hoidety.
I« now a member of the .Sacre.1 Heart
choir -
tlmP " member of ,ho cbolr at
»r i .PP™ P. , , ,
tot , , 1 ' s a " c known soloist am.
* rrat , y al *8ment the efficiency of
ll'* " J.' adv spl f ndid '. holr " hlch has,
H " rn ' ,in Gol,8en bt ■ t ■ a " 1,, " B à ' r * c '
SACRED HEART
He will sing for thu
the services to-morrow, both in tho
morning and in the afternoon.
*
lor, been greatly improved. Other new
members added to the «.hoir are: Miss
C. Kane. Miss Catherine Bonner, Mis;/
Mary Manning. Mr. and Mrs, Bernhard;
Beste. A. Weber. James McGillan and
Joseph Higgins.
At high mass to-morruw morning the
fbolr will Slug a mass in D by H. G.
*>» * . . .. . .
GabS "' ""l"' ,hP "Bernoon Rosewlg s
u"
will be: Miss Gertrude Michaelis,
-, , „ . „ , ,, ,
M'ss Jean Ogle. Mrs. Bernard Beste,
Miss Elizabeth Bonner. Gaspard Cotti,
and Choir Director Gossen.
TEOLI MELD FOR
THE GRAND JURY
t
Coroner Callaway held an Inquest
last night in the case of Andrea Mulig
who was shot and killed, follow -
inff a Bamo llf oard8 al tho W ond.lale
q Uarr j e * recently
Tb* „hooting was done bv Guiseppi
Teoli _ who ha „ alway . malnta | n ed that
hc shot at hit) vjctll « pelf defena „.
•• ""'«l * 110 w.. comn,g«t hin, with
a blade of a pair of scissors which had
, .__* , _ _
been sharpened to a fine point?
Accordln(f to wltnrgae „ heard last
pven)ng , therc had b een bad blood be
tween the men for some time, and it
was stated by some of them that the
shooting was not altogether necessary.
Because of thlg development, it was
decided to hold the man for the grand
Jury. Tho verdict was as follows:
"Andrea Mullglello came to his death
on September 30 at the Wooddalc
quarries from a gupshot wound In
dieted at tho hands of Joseph Teoli.
We, the Jury in this case, recommend
that Joseph Teoli be h'-ld without ball
for the grand Jury."
TALLEY CASES ARE
AGAIN CONTINUED
1
The case of Pearson Talley, charged
with nPsault with intent to commit
murder upon his «ife» daughter amt
son-in-law. was calletl in City Court
this fnorning. but because the victims
of rtie assault were not able to lyip.ar,
the hearing was continued for two
weeks.
Tallev did not appear In court.
sistanl City Solicitor Satterthwalte
made the request for tho continuance,
of the hearing. The victims of the as
.
|
;
i
As
»quit. Mrs. Tallev aud Mr. and Mi>
Andrew Johanson, will now recover,
tho latf* two bavins left the hospital.
Mrs. Tallev Is et 11 at the hospital, but
It is expected that she w ill soon be It.
a condition to leave. Their recovery
is cons'.lered remarkable as tin 1.
wounds, which were inflicted with an
axe. were ot a frl-htful nature.
Bank Suit Nan-Suited.
GEORGETOWN. Oct. 17.—Seeking to ;
$600 claim from the Union j
recover a
Republican Publishing Company, the |
Georgetown First National Bank was
non-suited yesterday before the Su
per lor Court.
(JOURNAL'S PRESS
MAY RUN MONDAY
Many Details Yet to Be Ar
ranged Before It Can Be
Operated, However
has been made In In
Great progrès
stalling the n.'W Ooss three-deck straight.
lino perfecting press for THE EVENIN'.
JOURNAL, and efforts aro being made io
have It In operation for the first time on
Monday afternoon.
While It has been a gnat task, Ihu!
f Charles
workmen under the direction
Keitel, expert from the Goss plant, have'
erected the big press since Saturday
last and* It is practically complete, al
though part of un additional deck 's yet to
be erected as soon us U arrives fron
Chicago.
Mr. Keitel and his force o( assistants are
now engaged In placing the stereotyping
machinery in position in the basement ot|
the building at Fourth ami Shipley!
streets. Tho press Is located on the first
poor, where tho public can sec it in opera
tion. but tho stereotyping machiner''
which like the press is the must approved
and modern In every way, cannot be sc>n
In Is of
operation. The stereotyping one
the most interesting phns-e* of tho me
chanical part of making a m wrpaper.
Many ijglalls aro yet to lie arranged but
if possible the press will be put In operas
tlon on Mondhy afternoon to pi hit THE
EVENING JOURNAL The press will
print twenty-tour thou-and copies of THE
EVENING JOURNAL, of four, six, clgli'.
twenty-four pages
prints the paprrs. but nastes, folds and
thcm aml delivers them in bundl-s
nf nr ...
y
. .^.T * , ^ rBont have vleWC £ " ,n
Installation of the press, and II Is tx
pcot,d th "' " 1: «"'' rr H
l " , '' *'* b * t>r "'* raUon ' Kvcry '
b " dy w, '° h»s aeon It describes t as one
of ,ho prf ' ,,leMl of ,nach ne worK
ever ,nB,a,lod 1,1 Wilmington. Machinists
frum many Wilmington plants who have
Inspected the pre.e pronounce It faullh.s
1,1 construction and u must-rplccc of c n
gtruct , on
Ion or twelve pug«B an hour, or twelve
thousand ropleH of f»lxt<en, twenty
hour. It not only
ZOO GETS DEER
rnrv .. w-, , »« ,r\is- r
iROM I nt INOltS
'
AH the wav from the Andos, where'
for long It hail sported among tile
ernas and possibly paused upon the
great Aconcague, 23.000 feet in the nr,
enme n South American deer yettor-1
day, safelv box -d. and for the rest oi
its life it will probably be kept behinu
the iron serene at the Wilmington Free
deer 1« th*» irlft of Harrv
Zoo.
The
1. chief engineer of the U. S. M
Zulia in South American waters.
Mr. Stout hero received a teller ni
few days ago from his nephew telling
s
Ht
Is the nephew of Frank Stout of t!it
S. P. C. C. of this city.
him that he had shinned the deer and
asking if it had arrived He said I litt
it was named "Benito" which mean'll
"wind" or ''like the wind," typifying
probable the »peed with which tho dcei
is able to travel. \
Benito will be put In a special cage
nt the Zoo and treated In a manner as
becomes his title.
Telegraph Council. No. 2ft, Junior |
New Juniors.
Order United American Merhnnlcs, held ,
a meeting last night at which several;
new members were admitted. The in- j
Itiatorv work was exemplified by the
A smoker followed the
degree team,
initiation.
«
FIRE IN MOVING
PICTURE THEATRE
-
Blaze Started In Rear of
Building and Seriously
Dairajed Filins
Firt broke out In the rear of \V. «>
Hymn's moving picture theatre at N->.
408 ShipleyA street shortly after 7 o'clock
this morning and tor a time a serious
blaze was threatened. An alarm
struck from bo No. it, at I'on|jh and Mniy
ket streets. At that ( time the flames were
shooting out of the second story Vindow
The firemen quickly got into action and
vas
soon had the fire under contre, despite
the serious outlook at tho onset.
blaze started In the hallway which
quarters. The origin of the Are in not
known, two theories being advanced. Ovo
is that It was caused by electric wires ard
the other by somebody throwing a lighted
Tin
leads from the first floor Jo the thlr.1
where the Machinists' I'n on has Its head.
cigar in .the hallway while coming down
stairs late last night,
i„g. the lire smoldering all night. Putro'
man Conner, however, said he entered tho
building at about 6.30 oclook till
^
early this morfi
Is morning
the door being open, and ho saw no sign
of a fire at that time.
^^■^■■to-dav.
Fortunat, ly there is a icavy fire wa'l
between the hallway and Hyrup's tin airy
But for this, the fire would have pr.'b
ably gutti-d tho entire building. Mr. IIj
nip said his loss due to imoke and wat t
rortlcuiariv on films of which there was
■nrth In the building, will reach
$1100 This loss Is covered by Insurance
The damage to the building, which is
owned by J. W. Goodley, Is estimated ut
$600. also covered by Insurance. The Ma
eiilnists' Union suffered little loss as Hu
Mr. Hyrup opened his moving picture
theatre as usual at noon to-day. Tho Hr*
will in noW wise Interf ile with giving
$■..«81
flro had not reached th-ir room*.
performances.
;
See Weston and Anderson. 200 Church j
Building, about fire and burglary la
igurance.*
Do not take chances a day longer.
•1
LOCAL STOCKS
AT HIGH PRICES;
At the public sale of'stock and se
curities of the estate of Joshua Jetferla
by Stidham &. Sons here yesterday,
13000 worth of Wilmington City Elec
tric Company 5 per cent, first mortgage
bonds were sold to J. E. Johnson.
Sixty shares National Bank of Wil
mington and Brandywine stock. In five
share lots, with a privilege of 10. were
sold Io J. Walter Jefforls. live shares.
$85 each; George I*. Hlssell, 10 at $85
I each; Edgar I,. Haynes, 10 shares at
$81 each; J. Walter Jofferls, 20 shares
at $84 each, and Geprgo S. Capelle, S
i shares at $84 each.
George H. Capelle purchased 40
shares First National Bank of Wll
mlngton atock. In block* of 10 shares
j "I $135 1-2. $137, $137,50 each.
1 Fifty shares of Union National Bank
stock were sold to James Nlolds, 10
shares, $83.25 each; and 10 shares,
$84.25 each: J. Walter Jeftcrls, 10
shares. $84: John E. Johnson, 10 shares
$84.25 each; Lackey & Co.. 10 shares
$84 each.
Ten shares National Bank of Odessa,
this State, were sold to Severson B.
Cooling, at $68.50 per share.
Elghty-slJ shares of Delaware rail
road stock were bid up to $59.25 by
Lackey & Co,, and withdrawn at that
figure by direction of tho owner. These
were not a part of tho Jefferls estate.
Chagrined because hie special tra'n
. , , .. , - . ..
ttas taken out on a sidetrack In th*
DEBS SPOKE BUT
A FEW MINUTES
» I| f ...
fca,,t ' ard ' which d,,ayed hla arrival
in this city, Eugene V. Deb», Socialist
PB|ldMu , n for rreMdent> yesterday
Hall
lorn "°" "• *' lrn "
sarcastically suggested that the spe ial
had been sidetracked bv a railroad
''cone, rn." He had a large audience,
In which were many Republicans ano
Democrats, present through curiosity.
His Train Was Shunted Out
into Railroad Yards, De
laying His Arrival
Deb * waB mcompanihl by his "Ren
^ «■»•A/' «» ** M*
ers had their canes ornament'd with
red ribbon».
Dehff did not speak afl
lonlr a8 be hkd intended, but after a
short address he went to Newark,
« hi re he spoke briefly and then went
to Baltlmo£3 for a meeting to-night
Tim meeting was schedule 1 for 120
o'clock, but the side-tracking of Hit
T>ebs special made it Impossible to hi
* in nntil hour Ia,er - James ft
Smith. Hocialtet caniildate for gover*
nor. presided, and he w as Just an-,
pouncing that hu would he unable tol
cnndidute came stridl-g through the
ball. Debs was Imjjgedintaly surround.
«'<* by those eager to shako his hand.
and was loudlv applaud« I when he
mounted the platform. Ho spoke for
present Debs when Hie Presidential
11 f °w moments.
The ''Red Special" cn which Debs
nnd Par * v canin from Rending. Pa .
tbn Philadelphia In Heading
- a'lwav. had. through a in stake, been
switched into the East Yard In llio ex»
I renie suburbs nf the city. This left
the pnrtv stranded amid a sen of rail
road Irr.cks and they had ft difficult
J 1 *"«* •"•'atlng the hall where llio meal.
, ]
rni
lna " aa
' ,n hlB xvav *° Wilmington
Bending, Debs spoke at Contesvill-.
r,ll,born an d Lennpe. Debs lookei
weary (*id his voice was impaire 1. As
ho finished his speech he was
kissel ^
omen admlr- I
bv several enthusiastic
era.
Debs is tall of stature and bald ot
head and crouches at times when i
emphasizing his words. In part he said: >
Mr. Debs' Speech.
"As the campaign draws to a close
we can see the workers becom'ng m ir»
Intelligent. Thev arc resenting th»ir
conditions. In nrosocrous days they
have a. bare living or but little more
and this little more is nweot away whet,
thev are out of work for a few week»
A man has a right to be in poverty It
he cen be poor alone, but no man h*a
a right to alio»' his wife and children
nn 1 his follow workers to be noor bo
cause lie refused to take part in publi
''There is machinery enough to pro-1
affairs.
duce wealth for all.
This machinery. I
Invented and perfected In the last llfij
mechanical
vears. gives hundreds of
slaves for every narson,
trouble about producing more than can ]
bo consumed evan If every person has '
There is no
every necessity, everv »«lifting luxury
and all the refinements of life. This
bj j
ample product to-day Is
wasted
competition or gobblel by the few. .
This is the proposal the SoclaiUl
nnrtv maken to the producers on th*
«arm». * n loo nA'.nen and In the shops.
' n ^ tnachlnerv. railroads and na
,uri ' s t | ' r, bl iuses anil usi them for tie. |
benefit of those who work. They art.
beginning to see that the world can bo j
a li0HUtif.ll place, in which work
will be» a iov and every day can lie
met without fear of want or material
Socialism Is not for the riistat i -
Machinery makes it posslb'oj
Tho only thing that holds h
loss,
future.
back , s , he tEnornnt . e „f the worker». I
T , 10 Socia | lgt nill . tv bus 5,000 speaker,,
nm1 distributing two million pieces!»
jjterature everv woeh in the greatest
(..tucatlonnl effort ever made. This hnv
b rnn going on for vears and will b.
k , ,, t lln itftpr t i 1P P i P ,.ii„ n a s it is ai
thp ..resent time. Results now are be- -
inc MePn p ro g r e*a wld be at a gee
mûrirai ratio from row on. This
mPVls B i,od for all and evil for none "
Charles Lao worth, of London, made
a brief a Air cas and spoke of the #co
n-.niic conditions surrounding the cam
paign and the oart the Socialists in
tend to lake ln it. Hairy Parker alax
spok.-.
Big Tomato Yield.
Arthur Barnes, a Lewes farmer,
claims to have picked 30 tdhs of toma
toes from a small patch.
OLD SOLDIERS
IN RE-UNION
First Delaware Regiment Sur
vivors Gather for First
Time in Three Years
VETERANS FROM OTHER
cities are visiting
Replete with tales of the skirmish
line, of advance and retreat and of the
camp fireside, members of the First
Delaware Regiment of the Civil War
aro holding their first reunion of three
years In the headquarters of th« regi
ment, Third and King streets, this af
ternoon. Retreat has been sounded fop
a score of the gallant old soldiers dur
ing the test three years, and th* little
guthelng In the regiment's hall this
afternoon is but a remnant of tho regi
ment of strong and valorous young
men who defended IheJJnlon through
out tho terlble stress of the rebellion.
This afternoon survivor* of the ggl*
laut regiment aro fighting over again
their
campaigns as part of the great
Army of the Potomac. The tales are
tinged with sorrow, as comrades who
listened to them and spoke of them
three years ago are missed, and one*
sturdy boys in blue, indomitable amid
the smoke and roar of the battlefield,
now falter at the mention of comrades
now In eternal pence.
The meeting did not begin until 1
o'elo. k this afternoon, but as early as
in o'clock this morning a little gronn
of veterans from Philadelphia and this
city, and one from Maryland visited
the hall at Third and King street*. AH
forenoon the old lighters exchanged
stories of the battlefield and visited
I omrades living In this city.
T , hl " »«« r "oon tho survivors of the
regiment will formally donate to the
Delaware Historical Boclet* the h.art
quarters flag of General T. A. Smith.
Home one may be present to represent
an * th r r * " H1 b * a " umbar
ST"..??""* h
mttny wll<1 battles with the 'Johnnie
R eb s'' ami has a stirring history. Bail
jamln Bogla is In charge of the meeting
The First Delaware Regiment waa
enlisted In this city In 1861 and was
mustered out at Washington. D, C., In
July 1865. Tho regiment was asslgn
to the Becond Corps ot the Second
Brigade in the Second Division of the
Army of the Potomac under General
Hancock. The first big battle In which
the Delawareans participated was Alt
Retain, and when the regiment was nt
Norfolk the members saw; the 5Ior
rlmac fight. The regiment figured In
o' 1 of Die big battles of'tho Army of
,ho Potomac and became known ns
nf 'b** "'""t dar ng of It* division.
'Cheney er (ho skirmish line of a haul«
was driven In. It la recalled by voter
0 " 8 - General Hancock's order generally
was 'Ord'T tho b Irst Delaware For
Ward - , ,
" l,b i 110 exception of twn oomranlsf,
m ' , * t of soldiers enm* from Wl;
rnlnaton Cnmpiny I» wan made up
* y of men from Dover and Company I, of
men from New Castle.
Tho only surviving field officer of th«
regiment Is Major John 'P. Dent, of tun
city. At the Isst reunion about pig»i
hers were present, hut denlb has now
brought the number to about 20.
Among the comrades who came to attrnfl
the reunion this morning wer« Lr C.
Hndlh, Company D. of Philadelphia;
Charles Zimmerman. Company D. of Gm
mantown: Andrew Wilkinson, Company.!
of Eikton. Md., nnd C. W. Simms, of
Company G. this city.
APPOINT COMMISSION
TO CONDEMN PROPERTIES
Upon the application of City Solici
tor Townsend. Judge Bpruance this
morning appointed Harlan G. Scott,
William D. Haddock. Mark M. Cleaver.
Andrew L. Johnson and Elmer E. Jdlt
chell, a commission to condemn pro
perties on the north side of Front street
betwee Market and King streets that
the thoroughfare may be widened
eleven feet. Thirty-live properties will
be effected. The city has already con
demned properties along the street
from King to French and when those
betwlÉn King nnd HJarket streets are
raaed tnat section ot Front street, will
present u much Improved appearance.
Tlie commission will meet one day
next week to flv a day for viewing tho
properties.
........ . .
Recovering From Typhoid Fever.
Mrs. Clarence Palmer, who has been
New CasUe ' ls rap,dIy r * cov *
en ng.
WEATHER»
WASHINGTON, D. C, Oet. 17—
Temperature continues above the sea- «
sona | avePa g # over th^-eastern half of
country, and Is 10'to 16 degrees be
ow normal over the middle plateau re
gion.
During tonight and Sunday the
wea ther wöt continue fair, with slight
changes in temperature in the middle
ea6 t e rn states.
Forecast till 8 p. m., Sunday;
For Delaware—Fair tonight *nd Sun
day: light variable winds, mostly south
«4«.
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TODAY'S
TEMPERATUR 3
87
1.30 P- M.
85
12 M.
78
9 A.M.
70
*•00 a. M.

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