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WILMINGTON. DELAWARE, FRIDAY. FEBRUARY I-, 1909—10PAGES
TWENTY-FIRST YEAR—No. 235.
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Sixteen New Cases Entered
to March lernt Ot
CASES ON THE LIST
Sixteen more New Castle county
couples, who have found marriage a
failure, will apply to the next term ot
the Superior Court, which opens hero
on March 1, for divorce decrees. The
suits entered follow:
Samuel E. Beck vs. Blanch E. Beck;
Aurelia F. Murphy vs, Miles Murphy,
Jr.. Ernest T. Kimberly vs. Annie Kim
jberly, Joseph Somerville vs. Mamie
Thomas Somerville, Mamie Biddle vs.
John M. Biddle. Cassle V. Raughly vs.
Ralph C. Raughly, Julia Schraeder vs.
Ooerge Schraeder, Joseph F. Moreland
vs. Mary B. Moreland, Charles A. Hat*
rlsoh vs. Blanche Harrison, Margaret
M. Ryan vs. Martin Ryan, William
Morris Collins vs. Carrie L. Collins, Ef
lle M. O'Neal vs. John E. O'Neal, Lot
tie M. Davidson vs. John E. Davidson,
Aubrey J. Gooden vs. Nellie W. Good
en, Jessie C. Lecarpentier vs. John F.
Lecarpentler. Jennie Harding vs. Wil
liam W. Harding.
The March term trial list shows
twelve other divorce cases that have
been continued from previous terms of
There arc eighty civil caso^ listed for
trial. Among them are three actions
against the Mayor and Council of Wil
mington: twelve against the local rail
road companies and throe against the
Chief Justice Lore and Judges Spru
anco and Boyce will sit in the court.
It is the last term of the year for which
judicial assignments have been made,
the terms ot the present Judges expir
ing In June.
Monday being Washington s birthday
anniversary and a legal holiday, then*
will he but one collection and delivery
of mail, beginning at 7.30 o'clock in
the morning pnd the usual night col
lection, beginning at 4 o'clock Instead
of at 6.:!0 o'clock. The window» at the
postalfice walll close at 9 o'clock In thc
Veteran Driver is III.
William McGonigal, the veteran driv
er for the Friendship Fire Company
Is confined to his homo suffering with
rheumatism. His son Is filling the po
Monday's Mail Collections.
Surprise For Mail Carrier.
Louis A. Redding, a letter earner.
U|)on returning home last evening was
much surprised to find his home crowd
ed with his friends. So complete was
the surprise that Mr. Redding did not
understand of the object of the oc
casion until he entered the dining room
and saw upon the table, a cake, upon
which was burning thirty-nine candles
indicative of his thirty-ninth birthday.
Many inice. presents were given.
farriers Mason, Sterling. Glasgow, R.
Hubert, J. 1^ Hubert. Edwards and]
Haines united In purchasing a cut
glas» piece which was presented by
William T. Edwards.
Many entertaining and interesting
subjects were discussed and the happy
assembly disbanded shortly before 12
Charged with taking wire from the
lines of the D. and A. Telegraph and
Telephone Company between St.
Georges and Hare's Corner. William G.
Cook, of St. Georges, was arraigned
before Magistrate Robertson to-day
and held in $300 bail for court. Albert
Jensen, who was brought along with
Cook, proved to bo the wrong man and
HELD ON WIRE
he was discharged. Cook admitted the
theft but said that cjnsen had noth
by Constable Charles Bowers, arriving
here at 1 o'clock this morning.
Wednesday night, and carried away a
large amount of meat which he had
hanging in his attic.
Ing to do with It.
Both men were brought to this city
Thieves at Georgetown.
entered the home of Thomas Collins
An echo of the recent windstorm,
which caused so much damage In the
southwestern section of the city, re
suited this morning when Building In
spector Johnson Issued a permit to A.
S. Truitt and Bro. Company to make
alterations and repairs to tho building
owned by the Wawasot Drujf and
j Chemical Company in Conrad street,
1 between Adams and Jackson. The
.chased the stock and reorganized the
company by electing Thomas K. Stubbs
(iresident. Tho road extends
Parkeshurg to Oxford, and tho con
sfniction has ben started about $8500
cost of the Improvements will reach
The building was bas'ly damaged by
the storm, part of thc third floor story
being carried away.
The Cold Spring Ice and Coal Com-[tor
puny will build a frame shed at "A"
and Popular streets, costing $500, and]
alterations will be made for John
Schratnl. at No. 709 Madison streets, at
a cost of $500.
To Push Kennett-Oxford Line.
KENNETT SQUARE. Pa., Feb. 19.-
The Oxford, <'ochranville & Parkes
hurg Klectrlc Railway, of Chester coun
ty, has gone into new and pushing
Oxford capitalists have pur-!
v *v|n«r olr^ady hr*rn ppCnl.
PAID $200 FOR A DOG
WEIGHING FOUR OUNCES
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PHILADELPHIA. Feb. 19.—Tucked
iqsido one of Madame Tetrfizzini's
sieves "Salome" the four-ounce Chi
h U ah..a d, K purchased b>- the diva at]
the dog show here yesterday, left this;
morning for New York.
The smallest d. K exhibited at the
show now on in Horticultural Hall.
Tetrazzini paid $200—$50 an ounce—to
get It. After the purchase the question
of naming the new acquisition came
up. When "Salome" was suggested
that name was Immediately bestowed.
and "Salome" will weigh the four
ounces of dog flesh down for the rest
of Its life.
$120 FINE ON
City Judge Surprised That
Officer Hadn't Used
Club on Fellow
Charged with drunkenness, begging
and assault and battery. Robert Simp
son was fined $120 and costs by City
Court Judge Cochran this morning. $20
on the drunkenness and begging charge
temerity to ask the policeman himself
f or fifteen cents,
and $ino and colds on the charge of
assault and battery.
Simpson was arrested near Tenth and
Orange streets yesterday afternoon by
Bradford, a patrolman, who had seen
Simpson also had the
Cora Irons picked up a handful of bricks
at Fourth and Union streets last night,
tod waa on the way to chutlw an unfor
tunate "hubby" when she was intercepted
by a patrolman. Aid then Fora turned her
attention to the patrolman. As a result
she was in City Court this morning
charged with disorderly conduct. 8lic was
lined $tf) and coats.
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When Bradford ar
rested Simpson and started with him
down the street, Simpson punched his
face several times, and the patrolman
was obliged to throw him down,
he went down, Simpson's head went
though a big plate glass window on
"Why didn't you use your club?"
asked Judge Cochran, when the police
man had testified. "That's what you've
got It for."
COP" NOT "HUBBY
GOT CORA'S BRICKS
Judge Holds Up Case, Then
Charged with having operated his
: automobile without a light last night,
| William McKllroy
Tells "Cops" to Get
was before City
Court Judge Cochran this morning. Af
; ter censuring patrolmen In general for)
j making arrests on such trlval charges
while speeders went unmolested. Judge
Cachran held the charge- up against
! McKllroy. McKllroy's defense was
That he had been arrested before an
j hour after sunset, the law permitting
j autos to be without lights at that time.
Snyder, a patrolman, who arrested Mc
j iKIroy In front of tho police station,
I said that he had arrested McKllroy at
6.43 o'clock. Tho sun went down last
night, according to the calender, at 5.30
FACE OF THE COUNTRY
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TEHERAN. Feb. 19—Reliable reports
j from the province of Luristan, say that
I the eartheyake of ajnuary 23 was of
riving from tho scene say that the pro
longed quake changed thc entire ap
pcurancc of the country, spit moun
tains, shifted streams, and engulfed a
I number of villages so that no trace
The Shah has sent out Investigating
] parties, but so far the relief sent to tho
stricken district has been small in]
quantity and poor In aualltv Thein
accessibility .îf Luristan. which is 300
; unprecedented violence.
! of them remains.
miles away and In a mountain fast
ness, will make the work of relieving
i thc people alow and arduous.
Can Retain Sewer Money, t
City Council last night permitted the
Street and Sewer Department lo re
| ' ain ,lle funds received through U"'
payment of the P.. B. & W. R. R„ the
P. & R. R. R. and tho B. &• O. R. R„
us the,r H,,aro ° r the oxpenses of
B0wer ' T1 '° , ' rf ' ur,t wa * «ranted In!
] necordan.-e with the agreement made)
! . ^ ounc " sometime ago.
REFORMATORY FOR ONE,
HEAVY FINE ON OTHER
; understood that the body will request
City Council to provide for an addl
froinitlonal appropriation to the department
next fiscal year for the appointment
: of ten additional patrolmen. Council
* Will n--t consider Itn budget until Mov.
Hugo's Carache, and Charles Far
I raday, a youth, were before City Court
Judge Cochran this morning charged]
with begging. Camille was out on pro
| batfon on a charge of stealing and on
recommendation of Humane Agent
Stout, Judge Cochran directed that he
be sent to Ferris School. Farraday
David Camille, a boy, who would
i have made an excellent model for Vic
was fined $20 and costs.
More Patrolmen Needed.
While iy> official action has yet been
taken by the Police Commission it is
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N0tlC€S l OUT ID LipOIl H()tR
BraDCnCS ID Manner I Rdt
| hrCatCnS tO SWaHlD ThCIR
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Special to THE EVENING'JOURNAL.
DOVER, Del,, Keb. 19.—Notices of bills
some of which will be Introduced and
many ot which will not, poured In upon
both branches of the la-g.slature to-day
and yesterdqj. This 1« the day beyond
Which no new business will be received. It
does not necessarily mean that all l.llla
i must be introduced by tho hour of the
1 close of business to-day, but under the
ruing all notices must be presented by the
close of to-day and tho bills may be In
Deduced at any time later on. Ot the no
tlccs given many arc merely precautions
should occasion arise fop a necessity
for legislation on the subjects embraced
In tho notices, and scores ot tho bills ot
which notification has been given never
will be introduced.
j Tho bill Introduced by Representative
Janvier to reduce the salaries and abolish
the fee allowances of New Castle county
1 officeholdera provides for the following
schedule of salaries for deputies and
j clerks: Clerk of the peace, one deputy
■< $1200 a year and three clerks at $!ix)
each; sheriff, one deputy at $1J00 a year,!
and two deputies at $80i a year; coroner,
one deputy at $5«o a year; prothonotary.
one deputy at $1 <V«i a year; register of
wills, oho deputy at $1.000 a year; comp
troller, one deputy at $900 a year; receiver
ot tgxes. one deputy at $1.000 a year and
one clerk at $900 a year; recorder of deeds.
first deputy at $1000 a year and such Clerks
as he may desire to appoint to receive
twenty-five per cent, of tho legal record
ing fee paid for each and every paper he
may record; register and chancery and
clerk of the orphans' court, one deputy
at $900 a year. 1
The schedule of fees for the office of
Secretary of Stale as provided for In a !
bill Introduced in the Renate Is as follows,
the fees being for the use ot tho Stale; j
For Issuing certificates In private case
| For every Impression of the great seal -
when used in c?nimiHsloninfe officer»*, ex
copt n Hilary offleen*. registration officers, ;
voters' assistant« and purely honorary
1 officers or officers without pay. |2.
For receiving, filing and indexing certlfl.
cates, statements, affidavits, decrees,
ngre-m-nts. survesy. reports and any
other papers pertaining to corporation, $.'.
For receiving, thing ami Indexing every
paper «r Sereaflrw^rovided by law lo
i bTflietl with the secrefary of Stale. $
For recording, fl'lng ind Indexing oerll
ficates. ortlcles of association and any
°'h < ' r paper, the »»me fees as provided by
law for thc recorder of died*.
For appeals for commutation of fran- |
chise tax. including the receiving, tiling
and indexing all necessary certlflcates, $7. j
For proceeding for reinstatement of
For tiling certificates of foreign corpor
I.'ontlmied on Eighth Rage,
under the great seal, $2.
For Issuing solo certificate under the
j seal of office, $1.
j For copying, two cents per line.
NINE MONTHS FOR MAN
WHO ASSAULTED WOMAN
William PoKlIe», colored, charged with |
| having assaulted Helen Gordon, colored, i
was sentenced to nine months In the work- 1
! house by City Court Judge Cochran this
The girl testified that Rostles hail
struck ami kicked tier and had picked her
up bodily and thrown her down a flight of
stairs, making her unconscious.
OF CITY'S FINANCES
I The first annual report of the receipts J
and expenditures ot the city, provided \
under ' ,l0 referendum act, ts lielijg de
livered. The book is neatly bound and con
j tains 380 pages, all of which arc filled with
interesting information concerning the
! city's finances. Thc period covered iy the
I statement Is for the fiscal year, fronPJuly
| 1. 1907, to June 30. 19<K
The book shows the receipts of every dc
(tartinent of Hie city government. It Is the
most complete statement of thc kind ever
: published and is a valuable book.
I Much credit Is due Clerk of Council
Thomas 8. Lewis and W, Brandt Hoffman.
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i *ecietary to the nm>or. for the hulccm of
(he publication. All the data Ivos pro
| curc d and arranged by them.
MAMHAV TA RP
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Washington's Birthday will bo generally
1 ohsj-i-vod Monday In this city.' Thc day
j w jjj bo a | ega i holiday and banks, and
: public offices will be closed. Commercial
paper falling duc oo Monday will be pay
Exercises will be held In the public
I scheols, and many church societies will
By United Press Leased Special Wire.
BERLIN, Feb. 19—Queen Elizabeth
of Roumanla today started an anti
corset crusade by means of a public
manifesto to the women and girls ot
Europe to abolish corsets. Tho manl
festo Is being circulated in ten lan
guages and is Intended to reach the
entire continent. The queen declares
) corsets are Injurious both physically
and morally. A number of the women
i of the Roumanian court have Joined the
anti-corset movements and hundreds]
j of the common people are follow ing tho
commemorate the day In some way.
The usual holiday hours will be ob
served at the post office. Following out a
long established custom the city butchers
will display "show beef to-morrow.
ROUMANIAN QUEEN BEGINS
FEAR FIGHTING IN
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ST. PETERSBURG. Feb. 19—Foreign !
residents in Teheran to-day began
hoisting their respective flags over l
their houses In anticipation of an early I
clash between the royalists and révolu -
tlonlsts. according to messages from 1
the Persian capital to-day.
The Shah has sent out scouting
iiartles. under command of Russian of
fleers, to determ'ne the truth of the re
ports that rebels are marching against
Teheran from Ispahan. Another royal
1st force has been sent against Resht.
which recently raised the revolutionary
flag and set up an Independent gov-j
The rebels who yesterday kidnapped
Khua Ee Sullaneh. the Shiahs brother.
on hla arrival in Usaht cn route from
i Constantinople to Teheran, Is being
held as h hostage to guard agaln.l an
attack by the royalists. The reliels
'«V 'hat the moment the royalists at
tack Resht. Shun Es Sullaneh will be
The royalists who are now on route
to Resht are said to be onmmltllng the
most wanton depredations along the
GREAT WORK OF
LOCAL Y. M. C. A
Managers of the Y. M. C. A. was held
In the association building last night. The
following managers were elected:
Three years. Henry B. Thompson. Gen
1 oral Charles Bird. Otho Nowland. William
. Bannard. Horace Wilson: new mem
1 hers to serve for three years. William E.
Hawkins. George A. Elliott, Thomas K.
! Porter; old members to serve for two
years. Charles Bush. William P. White;
j new members to scjve two years. Henry
M. Canby, John 8. Mulltn. Jr., and Her
I bei t H. Ward ; old members to serve one
Shown in Reports to
tors at Annual Meeting
- «1 JX meetings for men only, 3 In the
gymnasium and 13 in the Garrick Theatre
; with a total attendance of 4.WT., with the
organisation of seven Bible clgase«. Three
of these were for men with an enrollment
of 39 members, a grammar school class
with 33 members, grammar school leaders.
10 members, employed boys. IS members,
am] high school boy». 5 member», with an
enrollment of 31 per cent, of the boy's de.
partiront enr«Me,l in Dm lUble cU-eea.
H. II. Ward, chairman of the Educa
llonal committee reported that 28 course*
are being taught In the department.
Henry M. Canby. chairman of the phy
slral committee, reported total attendance
| j n the department of 5.S63 during the four
months with a total enrollment ot 632
j members In all the classes.
|J)>nry R Thompw> n. chairman of the
house committee, reported the approxl
ma( c number of visitors to the building at
The annual meeting ot the Board of
year, John Warner and L. U. Beardslec.
I The religious work committee, of which
General Charles Bird Is chairman report
of , hp M roomB Uie dormitories
r.t are occupied and 14.not people have
i been fart In the cafe. The total number In
attendance at the building has* been ap
I proximately 56.490; 1S.330 baths have been
taken ami 15,510 have been in the swlni
I mlng pool.
| William E. Hawkins, chairman of the
i membership committee, reported a mem
1 bership of 901,217 boys and 684 men.
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All AIN Al. TAT Fn
The question of the city laying conduits)
in which to place all it» wires under
alim renting space in them
to public corporations, which was dla
cussed by City Council sometime ago.
J was again brought up In that body last
\ letter was received from the Rtreet,
,,nd Sewer Directors asking Council to
I aialn take up the matter. No action]
j waa taken, the subject being referred to
,p c proper committees.
j ordinance 0 ff erP d hv
Hoard of Health changing the lime of
_ arha _ e collection coiiiracta
f May , 0 April, and also Imposing
B | U()S on K „ r |, HR ,. collectors who will
i | |ot k _, t he ,iids of their carts down on
thr str *^ ts Vas read and referred to
" P ilwVomml tee rererrea to
ine ,HW •
city Treasurer Ro»« reported a balance
bank of »sr "«7 70 The treasury re
elpU for the weék were- K^ëne M
Sa^r» «r. ' G^rae H Îlccîn $6»-'
n«>ers. gt... uenrgo ii. *.**>.
miscellaneous. $396 , 5.
c -rh. m.j. " m .
, 'aft Mad* a Mason.
, C î r ü? d . 1 Ma * t r r R0 *' rs ' of t . ho J»'' lBWttr »
J ur l Kd l c " on - A. P. and A. M.. saw
at sight at ( incinnatl. Ohio, last
night. Grand masters of seventeen Ma
sonic jurisdictions were present. Mr
Boers will return home tomorrow.
Hardware Plant Burned,
By United Press Leased Special Wire.
YORK. Pa., Feb. 19.—Fire of un
i known origin early todfiy destroyed (he
j plant of thc Wrights ville Hardware
■ Company, of WrlghtavlIIe, one of the!
largest In this section of the state,
c T a nnrn to nra-ru
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NEW YORK, Feb. 19—Two long sll
ver-handled daggers are the only clues
I" the possession of the police, who
are working to find the slayers of the
supposed wealthy Italian merchant
who was found shot to death, with nine
bullet wounds in his body near Engle
wood, N. J.. yesterday. The police]
behove that the man was lured to the
lonely wooded spot where hla body was
found, and ambushed by a band of
robbers who. after killing him, ran
i sacked his pockets.
It Is thought that the dead man. al
- though us yet unidentified, was a New
1 York mer-'bant.
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IN TROLLEY CRASH
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PHILADELPHIA Keb 19 —Fifteen
nRerM wor | , rt oro or less' seriously j
. , . , tr „,, ey llt Fifteenth
. ^ rhrlBtlan styeotH today Those
t MertoUB | y hlirt wcre . Beatrice 1
Mopr j- ai , vera co „ lllsIotl „f face; taken
; j Ioward Hospital; Margaret Walsh,
, , lac „ raMu n. of faro and hands;
„ j c . 0KBnPr< lai , Pration8 nnd yon .
tuslons of face and body; William
Rue(tprt badly t . ut bv Hvln g glass.
Th# 0 t hprM injured Were cut by fly
Failure of the brakes to work caused
Failure of the Brakes to Work
Caused An Accident in
PASSENGERS IN PANIC
Most of those Injured were riding in
a Lelhlgh avenue and Memphis street
car, which was east bound on Chrls
| ilan street, and vas moving lively us It
approached Fifteenth stret The brakes
failed to work, and the trolley, one
of the four-wheeled type, which was
heavily loaded, crashed Into the rear
; end of the south hound Fifteenth street
■car. throwing It from the track.
Panto of Passengers.
throw themselves from the windows and
were restrained by the men passengers
; with much difficulty. As It was. many
)° le ^ omen were row n o t s oot
' ho " c ru,,hln K for thc r*"*
. The motormun of tho Lehigh and
I When the passengers In both the car»
; saw that the crash was Imminent they
. made a concerted rush for tho elts and
i a panic resulted. Women, screaming
)at the top of ttjcir voices, attempted to
t.nd In some Instances trampled by
j Mein phis car was caught at hl» |H>sl
ami thrown heavily to the sidewalk,
j vh0r Ç l ' c luy Bs one aPad- . .**• '' ,r "
rl, ' d " np ar-hy Physician« office
1 unt rt v 1,0
Most of those Injured were cut by
flying glass, but quite a number of
i women sulfrring from shock became
i hysterical, and had to be removed to
♦ hei V lioiuc r Tiiov refused to b o to
; hl ,
The Morris woiTian wa* found uneon
£'* OUH | n ! , Mr , ♦ i »
•' aaa H< r M
f i/hsr svrulsht * 6 '
1,1 >a ' > ° 3 *
hollowing, the crash, patrol wagons
from the Twentieth and 1- Its water and
1 Itteeulh and Snyder avenue station»
were quirk to reach the scene. fhej
M '"" 0 ">
In explaining the failure of Hie brakes
*S* bl * h and Memphls car to work
" P ' " ° n
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KING ALFONSO TO SEE
. „ |1M _ __ _
WRIGHT FLY AEROPLANE
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BAYONNE. France, Feb. 19—King
Alphonso of Spain passed through here,
| today in an automobile, en route to]
Pan, where ho goes to w atch Wilbur
Wright fly his aeroplane. He will reach
i Pan tomorrow.
Thp kj d en | e d that he would ask
i Derm | Rg | on accompany Wright In
j one of his flights.
j "When I see the aeroplane In action,
! however, I don't know what desire will
Iconic over me. I am greatly Interested
' in aviation and particularly In
achievements of the Wright brothers."
Friend« School Lecture.
Prof^twor Oarl M. Pearson lectured
,n Meeting House yesterday
afj«™ 00 ** to a \&rue audience. He read
selection» from the works of Joel
M0RF PARK I AND
WVRL r nlKI ' VWW
Brandywine Grange held Its weekly
I meeting at Talleyvllle last night. After'
«"sousolon that occupied much of the
me * tlnK - a resolution was adopted fav
orln * the blU *° ^ ' n ' r °duced In the
ûotBrol Assembly permitting the Board
of l ' ark Coinmlaalonera to acquire land
for ftve miles ou '« ld0 °f "to d'y
UwHs )nstead of but tw0 ml , eSi ns at
** ' . _
* Ob j 0et "> Road P '«"'
The Marylafid Good Roads Commis
s i on i, aa r «jeclcd the plan of the Mer
chants and Manufacturers' Association
uf Baltimore to change the route ot the
state road through Cecil county from
Conowlngo to Rising Sun, Fair Hill and
Eikton, to a route from Perryvllle to
»j or t b East, Elkton and on to the Delà
ware state line.
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KUJJlAll KlVULU 1 lUNAKI
rnuuiTTCC nicrni tier
tUMMI I I LL UIjjULVCj
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j BERLIN, Feb. 19.—The Deutsche
Zeitung is authority for the statement
today that the Russian Revolutionary
Committee has dissolved and that]
j Prince Kuropatkin. M. Sussulitch and
1 other leaders In the movement have
I declared that henceforth they will
•' b,l " don < helr revolutionary activities.
Tlle collapse of the central révolu
tlonary organization, according to the
j Zeitung, was due to tho revelations
concerning the connection of Eugene
Azef, the police spy or "agent pro
vocateur." with the organization. When
these became known the organized re
volutionary movement, ceased and
until some other revolutionary organ
j Ization ts formed, Russia will have to
deal only with individual terrorists,
The Azef exposures have produced
the most important political .agitation
that Russia has experienced In years,
j Fireman Will Recover,
DELMAR. Feb. 19.— E. L. Riggen. a
Delmar fireman, who was stricken with
: paralysis while throwing coal Into his
'englue 1, ejected to recover.
BIG DEMAND FOR
WIRELESS ON SHIPS
By United Press Leased Special Wire. 1
WASHINGTON. Feb. 19 The bill to
require ocean steamships to he equip
ped with wireless telegraph apparatus.
Is bringing a tremendous mall to the
desks of Congressmen,
come very largely from persons who
believed tho wireless to be a necessary
protection to life, but also from stock
holders In the companies, who are alive
the business end of tho propos!
f , rom ,° fflc0 [ ,f ' ho , '°" >rHny to
,, ' ,,nH,,d ,,1Hl ,ho be given
" ■ how ' Th *' bl " un,1< ' r consideration,
Most persistent of all, however, are
the stockholders In a wireless telephone
company. Many of them tell not only
of their financial Interest In the bill,
but forward the Instructions received
Provides only for telegraph apparatus.
T'' P 'clephone people want tho bill road
' "£ radiotéléphonie,
T,1 ° "'''T " P „ Ho "?T mp '"\T rs
came a trifle late, the bill providing
for 1 t0,0 * r . r "P h 1 ha . v,n * ^ Pn
ready passed by that body, and trans
ferrod to the Senate,
POST GETS BOYS
City Judge Holds Lads Found
Carrying 472 Pounds
"I would like to have this case post
poned, sir, your honor, said Ralph
Pierce, entering into a heart-to-heart
conversation with Judge Cochran In
City Court this morning. "Von sec."
he added, "wo haven't had no one to
Intercede for ns. judge, your 'honor."
Pierce was accused with Enos Miller
of the larceny of an Iron post weighing
472 pounds. Their case had been post
poned from the day before, but Pierce's
concilathig tone made It apparent that
he thought he was luuiorij»^ j Judge
Cochran by giving him anothCT -, 'bf)pbr
tun " y ,' 0 I>0 * tpone thc '""i fY'*
Attitude In fact, imli* ■ trcl Umt
11U „., , h „ ..„T » Æt—UW
* TO ppgpon
U waa J" 4 * 1 .
, ** u i* »*
oSiiurî i St templed to sell °
Pîilltp f. apian, a Junk dea er. *T®
Juri" dealer said the post was worth
$1 5. Miller am pierce «'Xp « not o
the cuort that a myalerloua old lad*
gave them permisslonto posh
« ? d 1^" UmT the n h^
1 1 • " . ' .... j ..
** • , , . ,
y p '
Each was hold under $300 ball for
. . n An Ixr
I ARllD W AIM l\ Il V
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" U wno.uu..fciw
Objects to House Striking
Measures From the
Spertal to THE EVENING JOURNAL
DOVER, Del., Feb. 19—Following is
the communication received by the
House from the Central Labor Union
Of Wilmington, requesting a hearing
on the bill to prohibit compulsory in
suranre of employe» and to require tho
weekly payment of wages«!» Delaware.
Wednesday morning next , i
as a lime for the hearing.
"We, the officers and delegates of
the Central Labor Union of this city,
the official representatives of organized
labor In Wilmington, desire to say to
you t,iat we ,mvo spent time and
money in preparing certain bills In re
latlon lo the unjust action of certain
railroad companies In this State,
"One bill provided for the abolition
compulsory Insurance or relief
schemes by corporations In Delaware.
"Another bill provided for regular
weekly payment of wages by corpora
tlona In Delaware,
bill« the railroad companies were rep
resented by many attorneys. The chair*
_ »h« win
man °* tk f committee reported tne Dill
unfavorable and then In open session
he moved to strike the bill from the
calendar. We note In the public press
that the hills have been withdrawn,
We offer the enclosed bill as a sub
"At Iho committee hearing on these
"We ask your honorable body to np
j point a daj' for consideration of this
( hill before the entire House as a com
mittee of the whole and to notify our
secretary of the date of such consider
ation in order that this Central Labor
| Union may be present In the person
of Its officers. *
"We are perfectly willing to meet
1 the attorneys of all the railroad com
By order of the
panies in Delaware.
Central Labor Union.
"Thomas Taylor, president,
"Lewis C. Ooodley, secretary.
"George Z. Baldwin, treasurer.
"John M. Dorney, organizer. A. F. U.
NEW YORK AFTER
F. A. Cleveland, a director ot the
Bureau of Municipal Research of New
York, has requested Mayor Horace
IWIaon In a letter to send him a copy
of the charter, laws and ordinances of
Wilmington. That city is now con
stderlng some charter questions and the
board there wants the Wilmington
charter to refer to In making these
There are no printed copies of the
charter as yet. but Council Is expected
to have some printed shortly.
I DOVER Del Feb 19-In the Senate
| UUVLM . ' * en ln 1,10 henata
Senate To-day Kills House
Bills Which Had This
Object in View
SUSSEX TO PETITION
Special to THE EVENING JOURNAL
this morning the House bill providing
for t ho regulation of lobbyists was
killed, but five votes being recorded for
The Senate also killed the House hill
giving the Judges discretion to Imposa
corporal punishment In certain cases.
The Senate passed tho Senate bill
strengthening tho law regarding
weights and measures, tho bill to ex
empt properties of People's Settlements
from taxation and the Senate bill re
quiring persons or associations engaged
In business to register as corporations.
Representative Donoho gave notice
: of a resuhmlsslon bill for Sussex coun
ty. but the petition has not been signed
I as yet In accordance with the constitu
In the Senate the resolution author
! izlng the appointment of a committee
to revise and recodify the State laws
Continued on Second Page.
• DOVISH. Del., Feb. I*.—In an enthusi*
1 aatlc public meeting luat night ot the
Dover Hoard of Trad« and prominent
. clt liens, it was decided, on motion of
former Senator Kenney, to urge the Leg
, |( | alura now ln |, ere p, authorize
| Wvrr lo iiou.nou for permanent
streets and sewer Improvement tor
I «ïî^dmtlon waa clrrlod after spirited
Will Ask Legislature For
Authority to Borrow
Special to THE EVENING JOURNAL
j adilresses by paving experts and member*
i of Ilia legislature. Street Oommlr.-'unrr
| Prank W. Pearson, of Wilmington, which
h»» recently laid many miles of permonang
j streets, was tho principal speaker to whom
! the meeting directed Its question*. H$uator
;r r "!
\ "''l^-^-olallveM Edward G. Bradford and
.William M. Hazel, also participated.
.Colonel Theodore Townsend, who per
1 " ,,n, ' ly "uperlntended the splendid street
I paving of Milford, was thc first speaker.
Colonel Townsend »«Id;
"Milford has always led Dover In all
lines of civic Improvement. But certainly
we have led you In the matter of paved
streets. Some years ago our streets were
In the same deplorable condition. Just Ilka
"In the first place we hired an
glneer and began with a systematic plan.
We had spent $12.000 or $11,000 on oyster
»hells and they were not there. They were
a delusion and a snare. They had
blown In on the merchant's dry goods
and hud ben sold with the grocer's
"We found that we must purchase
a roller and we encountered made
ground over old shipyards. Wo found
ont t lia t a inaoohian road on heavily
traversed streets wws an utter failure,
as you will find, and that horses
nltched to awning-posts tore holes and
"We finally selected the Hailwood vit
rified brick and I want to tell you
that wo laid a splendid street with
that—one that Is an absolute success,
us Is admitted by even the enemies of
Continued on Second Rage.
[ western storm now extends from tho
DO YOU KNOW
YOURS No. 26"?
The postofflee authorities are looking
for the sender of a letter containing
money, addressed to Mrs. J. P. Chap
pie. General Delivery, Washington. D.
The letter was returned marked
The sender signed himself as "Yours,
WASHINGTON, D. C.. Fab. 19.—Tho
! lower Ohio valley northward to Lake
Superior, and rains have been quite
j general from the Missouri and Mias
| isslppi Valleys eastward, except in the
Atlantic State», Storm warnings are
j displayed on the Atlantic Coast from
Jupiter to Fort Monroo.
Forecast till 8 p. m. Saturday:
i For Delaware—Rain tonight. Satur
somewhat colder; brisk
southerly winds, shifting to
1.30 P. M.
10.00 A. M.
8.00 A. M.
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