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are not our customer.
The best coal is just
good enough for our
trade and it's the
kind of coal we sell.
Saves You: Saves Us :
Money
Trouble
Worry
Profanity
Losses
Excuses
Friction
Back Talk
Consumers' Ice
and Coal Co.
Main Ollicc 2nd & king Sis.
ROAD OVERSEERS
NAMED FOR KENT
ftp THK KVENING JOURNAL*.
DOVüKt Del., ManMi tL—Tho now Dcm
cktmIIc Levy Court, of Kent county, lato
yesterday «ft er noon elected the following
.fall commlHsloncrs ami "good roads,"
overseer**
Jail commissioners, Isolds R, Phillips,
Franklin Temple and John M. Houston.
-Ml three are residents of Dover. Mr. Tem
pie. of the Second district and Messrs,
Phillips an«! Houston. Fifth distort.
First Representative district, town of
Smyrna, Aaron T. Reynolds. Theodore
'.'arrow. Howard Jones, .lohn P. Jones,
Hsrry Slaughter. Robert Denney. John W.
Ford. William R. Smith, William S.
Prettyman, John II. Cole, John T. Gooden,
K ohert Boyd. Presley Ford; town com
missioners of Clayton, William Knnis,
bamuel J. Cole, William i'erry, Reuben
l''ord. Frederick l,anc.
Sixth district—Isaac Hughes. William
Ti. Greenlee. George K. Smith, Samuel P.
Cooper. Major Hurd, William- t'aliall.
Watson Minner. Isaac p. Hammond,
George Sharp, T. Herman Cubbage, Ben
jamin McKnatt. Benjamin Hughes,
Belltha Timmons, William S. Masten. Wil.
lard Brown. Janjes Clarkson, Benjamin
Crook, Lynwood Cabbage. Isaac Morris,
W. B. W. Cubbage, John C. Clark.
KigHth—Wise M. Donovan. John Pal
SnSr. Joseph Wadkins, Barnard Wynn,
to»" of Frederica, Armour L. Quillen, I!
It Stevenson. Kdward S. Wyatt: town of
Magnolia, John Cooper. W. T. Cssa; town
of Felton. Charles Layton; town of Bo\V
ers. Frank Norris. Carroll Langrell, Wil
liam Blits, George Graham, William C.
Davis, Benjamin I• Marvel.
TO PLACE TABLET
IN BELMONT HALL
MILFORD, Del.. March 6,-The annual
meeting of the John Pettigrew Chapter
of Hie Daughters of tho American Revo
lution
■ as held at the homo of
Mrs.
James Anderson, with the Regent. Miss
Syren a J. Hall, In the chair. Money was|°
voted for the purchase of flags to b e
presented to the Battleship Delaware, and,
for the placing of a tablet In Belmont
Hall to the memory of au unknown sen
whose
try who died at his post and
blood still stains the floor In that his
toric building.
The following officers were elected for
the coming year; Miss Hyrena J. Hall,
Regent; Mrs. James F .Anderson. Vice
Regent; Mrs. Howard Bromley, Secre
tary; Mrs. Charles G. Prettyman, Trous
urer; Mrs. George 11. Hall. Registrar.
The following alternates were elected tol
St Mth Continental Congress at Wash-F'
Ington. D. C., this April; Mrs. George
.Mrs. Howard Bromley. Miss Laura
C. Hall Refreshments were daintily
MTved by the hostess, Mrs. James F.
Anderson.
Home From the
NEWARK.
Inauguration.
March 6.—Professor W.
Khort of tho Delaware College faculty
has returned from Washington where
iie attended the inauguration. Pro-1
j- major in tho Organlzod
Before he war
Militia of Djalawarc
elected to the office of major last month
he was captain of Company E of New
ark.
PIANOS- —A Question
and a Suggestion
<J Would you buy a poor, no account PIANO when
can buy a thoroughly good PIANO for a little money ?
<| Not if you know it.
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<J That's the trouble—lots of times
people don't know it.
Come where you can't buy a
poot, no account PIANO, be
cause there isn't any In the store
—it is as safe as buying Gov
ernment bonds.
î Terms;—They can be arranged
to meet your wishes.
ROBELEN PIANO COMPANY
710 Market Street
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SNELLENBURGQ
M BRIGHTER MEN'S STORE ^7
OUR SHOWING OF SPRING HATS
LEADS THE TOWN
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REVIEW OF THE
BUILDING TRADE
Demand for Good Houses
Continues and More are
Building
Bnlhllnr. operation« to cost $3.«*0
w ere begun during the first four days
of this week, according to permits ls
stted by the building Inspector. Of,
this sum $2,800 was for buildings and
$V3n for alterations. Two dwellings
on Jefferson street, between Twenty.
first and Twenty-second streets, wera
the most Important operations permit
ted. Donaldson and Haddock will
build the houses. A permit was Issue 1
for a dwelling for Pasquale ('anangi
on the west side of Fifth avenue, he
tween Brown and Coleman streest, to
cost $1200. Aceto and Cantoro are the
contractors.
Frame sheds to be.rebuilt for Fannie
Harris on 7'ntnal) street, will cost $2'K>.
A brick stable for M. O'Neil, at Pleas
ant and Van Buren streets, will cost
$400. Alterations to No. «13 King street,
for Lew!« Baer, will eosl $«26, and al
terations at No. 903 West Second street,
for Cohen and Flnklesteln, will cost
$15(1. Alterations for H. T. Wright at
No. 1300 Linden street, will cost $55.
Perhaps the most Important Irans
action of the week of interest to build
era and real estate men Is the plan
submitted by Alderman Cassidy for .1.
B. Obcrly to the Street and Sewer
Dlrectrrc for an extension of city
streets beyond the city line so as to
take in Mr. Oberly's property running
along Market street lietween Thirty
eond and Fortieth, alongside of for
mer Governor Lea's property, it is sa d
that Mr. Obsrly contemplates extensive
Improvements there. This plan will be
revised so as to conform to tbs street
directors' desire that nil new streets ho
sixty Instead of fifty feet wide.
On March 25 the Park Commissioners
W HI tour the property at Sixteenth ami
King streets down to make way for
a *niaH pnrk on the triangle.
A r * Hl dealer said to-day that
roa * estate matters all over the city
»re improving, that there are some In
«lulrles from those who wish to buv
bp*« a frw that nr * not
made public. "There will not he many
changes In residences this year," he
said, "and I don't look lor many mov
ing*.
"Rents sre not going up. hut on the
contrary there Js a tendency towards a
drop in rent, for the reason that there
are a good many empty houses. And
not all that are for rent are advertised.
And still the building of dwelling
houses continues.''
TRANSFERS OF
REAL ESTATE
111ft
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Rosa TJeberman to John B. Woodward,
Lydia W. Futty to Lorenzo Ranlcrl, No.
The following transfers of real estate
were recorded since Wednesday of .this
week at the office of the city registry
clerk:
William T. Grant and wife to Elizabeth
V. Grant, castslde of Clay mont street, 44
feet south of B street, $140. The same by
K. V. Grant to Benjamin H. Mahan, Sr.,
$150.
Mary Cbarneckl to Angellono Sasso, one.
half of east v»H of property No.
Columbia avenue. $40.
1022 Poplar street, $1«50.
213 Poplar street, $1509.
To Lecture on Chopin.
J. B. Pletuszka will begin a series
r lectures on the Centenary of the
blrth of Frederic Chopin this afternoon
81 st - Hedwlg's Cadets Hall. The re
nialnlng lectures of the series will be
delivered at each meeting of the St.
Hedwig's Cadets for three successive
months.
Musical Program at St. Andraw's.
Following will be the musloal program
at St Andrew's Church tomorrow
evPn,nK Prelude. D Major, Wachs;
Dpath A8P - Grieg; trio, organ, violin,
'Ibllncello; Andante op. 49, Mendels
,lokn: Violin, L. Ultsil; violoncello, J
- Fierce; morning greeting, Grieg.
Op. McKim Resigns as Rector.
Rev. Dr. McKim has presented hla
resignation as rector of the Milford
Episcopal Church, after having served
since 1894.
Fountain Society Officers.
The following officers have been
chosen to serve for throe years by the
Wilmington Fountain Society: Presl
dent. E. Brlnghurst, Jr.; vice-president,
L. C. Kent ; secretary and treasurer.
William Poole;
Betts, Alfred Betts,
John Bancroft. Alfred 1. duPont, John
B. Martin and P. J. Williams.
managers, Kdward
Joslah Marvel.
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'Conlidenlial Charge Acrounls Opened With Reliable People. 1
SIDEBOARD SALE
Began Monday For This Week.
25%™--DISCOUNT—25%
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STOVES and REPAIRS
Stove Sale, 25% off.
We Have a Big Line of
Go-Carts and Carriages
ON SALE AT HALF PRILL
BUY NOW-THE INVESTMENT WILL SAVE YOU
50% INTEREST
TO-DAY'S HOUSEHOLD SPECIAL
9 ^ An Elegant White Agate
Pudding Pan J)
Sold Regularly at 25c
ONLY ONE TO A CUSTOMER
A Full Line of Crockery, Agate, Glass,
Tin and Woodenware.
Let Is Feather Your Nest.'
The Ogden-Howard Co.
Builders of Happy Homes
Fifth and King Streets
Wilmington. Del.
J. K. I. CODY, Mantgrr
Store Open Tuet jay and Salarday Evening«
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Church, Georgetown, on Monday. Ills
I physician bus not given him permis
; elan to lea\e Blshopstoad on Monday,
On Tuesday, however, ho will attend
j a "quiet day" at Smyrna. On Thurs
J day he will attend the "quiet day" in
1st. Andrew's Church, this eity.
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Bishop Still Indisposed.
Bishop Kinsman of the
diocese will not I
Klnkleman
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Cases in City Court.
Paul
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WASHINGTON. D. C„ March 6.—The closing act of tho drama. "The King I» Dead; Long Live the King," which has been played in Washington came with Uh» Inaugural ball,
perhaps, has there been a better representation from all sections of the country at such a function, for In addition to the hosts of the republican North, East and West, there was in the gay
assemblage a mighty representation of tho beauty and the chivalry of the South, which has come to look upon Mr. Taft a* Its first republican President.
President Taft and Mrs, Taft, with their family party, arrived at tho ballroom at half-past nine, and from that time until the small hours there was never a halt in the merriment.
The great Inner court of the building was the picture of an artist, done in the rich mellow tones of old ivory and sienna.
The tail columns simulating S^iet na marble, which support the great arched roof of the structure, were, as usual, the chief features in color, the draperies anti furnishings chiming In
with their soft, subdued tones.
This court was arched over by a canopy of deep cream bunting: the walls were draped with the same, everywhere the old ivory tone being carried out. <he only notes of color being in
tropical and other
Also In the massing of azaleas, bougalnville and
the floral decorations along the inner wall of the cloistered archway that extends around the building, tier above tier,
plants that formed a mass of blossoms about tho fountain In tho centre.
continued in City Court this morning
until W ednesday. Because the prose-j
cutlng witness can not be found,
Thomas Glynn, who was charged with
assault «n dbaltery, was dismissed.
Bessie Camomile, a colored girl, ac
. used of stealing a piece of cloth, was
placed in the care of Humane Agent
Stout.
Diphtheria Closes Lewes School.
LEAVES, March 6.—Diphtheria has
appeared here and the schools have
been closed and fumigated. The daugh
,Pr of * 'apUtln John Birch was the first
stricken.
CASKET AND FUNERAL
FOR BUZZ, A PET CAT
Ml" AltK DEL.. March 6
n Council of .Newark, ban
NEWS NOTES OF
STATE COLLEGE
The 'h
engaged Professor 1,. A. Fsendenberge**
to prepare plans and specifies lions far
new electric light plant and to sup
ertntem; the Installation.
Professor G. A. Short addressed th<
JSSää:
MS his 8 ' Ä ÄTZ
V. M Ç. A.
ministration.
Au un Aid in iVdlege Ad
mr HI* address dealt with
Its influence on morality, the honor
system, and clean athletics, discussing
Chiefly Y. ,M. C. A. «8 „ means lo
compilait the results desired,
On Tuesday evening, March 3. Pro
fessnr Rowan lectured In the Presby
terlan Church of Newark on the sub
ject. The American Revolution.
The annual Inter-Society debate be
tween the Alhenaean and Delta. Phil
Literary Societies will be held in the
college oratory on Friday night. March
12. at S o'clock,
bate will be;
The subject for de -
Resolved. Thai the tariff
should be .revised according to the
plank in the Democratic platform. The
speakers for the Alhenaean Society are
<1. A. Pi pperman, '09: John Vaughan.
'll; Howard T. Knnis, '12; for the
Delta Phi. W. W. Hubbard, 'll ; W. F.
Knowles, 'll; jl. H. Proiise, '09. and l!
W. Ward, T2. alternate. The Inter
Society Committee Is composed of
Rankin Davis, 'll; F. Irving Walls, 'll:
William L. Kirby, *11; John V. Postles.
'll. Music will be furnished by tho
college orchestra.
the Rev. Alexander Alison, Jr., his sub
One if Iho most interesting and forc
ible addresses before
class was delivered last Wednesday hv
Freshman
the
Ject being "Btndent Life." Mr. Alisdn
emphasized first the privileges of the
college students and then spoke Irr
preiydvely of some of the perils to
which students are exposed and of their
most efficient safeguards. The latter
are a lofty ambition and a high sense
of honor.
DELMAR WANTS
WATER PLANT
Special to THE EVENING JOURNAL.
DELHI A R, Del., March 6—The Town
Council of Uelmar again discussed the
sewerage and water works question.
W. L. Shman was directed to prepare
i a hill authorizing an Increase In taxes
! and present to Newton E. Ward foc
Several meetings of this kin !
action.
have been held within the last fev
years bn. nothing 1ms ever been done,
I De.lmor has between 2560 and 3000
! population and has been burned twice,
j leaving only a few houses standing,
I when if I here had been the necessary
1 amount of available Water no doubt;
there would never have been such a
destruction of property. This is tho
on | v town in the State of Us size with
; out the necessary protection.
Whether the last meeting will pro-1
I vide the town with Its necessity, is still
tbc question.
Constables Give Bond.
Constables John W. Chalmers and
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I Nevln Clowney bonded yesterday after
Î noon. J. K. Chalmers and Raymond
1 Lovett are bondsmen for Chalmers and
j James H. Morris and George B. Want
J for Clow ney.
Special to THU EVENING JOURNAL
LEWES, Del.. March 6.—Buzz, n valu
able Maltese eat belonging to E. W. Wllt
bauk, died last week. Mr. Wlltbank prized
this cat very highly and had ,tt burled In
a casket ami put away very nicely, (guile
a number of children of the neighborhood
were at the burial, but one of Mr. Wilt
bank's children was away from home at
the time and when she returned the next
day and found Buzz Laurltscn'a children,
■bed very much to the
cat. had Wiltbank to exhume the body,
who was also at
After all present viewed the remains they
rockaway recovers,
WILL SUE FOR DAMAGES
wire again filtered.
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John R.wkaway. of Sioux « Ity, Iowa,
raretak. r of the perfutnimg horse.
'Tnm-ss Trixie killed in the Delmai
ra,| foad wreck, left Salisbury Peniu
s " ,a Hospital to-day. and will institute
s,lit afifninft ,hp rai ' roaJ «'«>Pany for
Injuries.
BROWN HELD FOR COURT
On request of Assistant City Solicitor
Satterlhwalte, Judge Cochran, In City
Court this morning held Harvey Brown
colored, without ball for the upper court
on a charge of murder. Brown Is accused
of killing Mamie Slants, colored, when she
refused lo enter into a suicide pact with
him. It being alleged that he shot her.
Is Social Features Chairman.
Harry Gaskill base hen named chair
man of the committee which will have
charge of social features at the Y. M,
C. A.
Finds Old Spanish Coin.
LEW KB. March 6.—While tearing
down some wood work in the old Maub
property. John Cottiivghan:* fdutjn
old Spanish gold coin, said to be worth
about $16. He refuses to sell it.
Valueless
TJhingjr
Can be turned into Cash
if you read " The Journal
Want Ads. Don't under
value anything because
it is worn, slightly bro
ken or faded. They are
sure to bring many times
more than you thought
them worth. Read "The
Journal Want Ads " and
you will learn who will
buy them—or you can
put a little Want Ad in
"The Journal" yourself,
Try it. You will be sur
prised to see how many
people buv such things
* r 7 0
35 yOU have to sell.
JAS. T. MliLLiM AND S9\S.
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New Styles
Are marching
Weights
First
week
models in
Men's and
in. Heavy
marching out.
shipment in this
of the new Spring
Men's, Young
Boys' Stilts,
Regular and Special models
In the Young Men's sizes,
33 ■ to 38; same models in
Boys' sizes, 16 to 19 Stills.
A few more lots in our
Special Sale for lo-day. $20
and $25 Suits at 1-2 price.
$10 and $12.50. all Worsted;
$20 and $15 Suits; at $11.25
and $9. New Spring Over
coats. $10 to $25.
Open to-night fill 10.
Jas. T. Mullln & Sons.
6th and Market
A
Q.OLD BOBS COMPLETE
including charms. Gold and
silk ribbon Fobs with and with
out charms.
Silver Fobs with seal oxi
dized.
Lockets and society em
blems.
C. F. RUDOLPH,
MARKET AND FOURTH STREETS.
All kinds of
Awning
Materials
Flags
Decorations
Porch Screens
W. W. ROTTOMLEY.
Tatnall and Fourth streets.
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mandlng officer. Fort DuPont, for tern
porary duly for a period not exceed
Ing live duys. upon completion of which
j he will proceed to Fort Monroe, Va,
i for duly.
D. & A. 1352.
Ordered to Fort DuPont.
Chaplain William R. Scott. U. S. A.,
has been assigned to the Coast Artll
i lery Corps. He will report to tho com-

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