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Books Open to All. Books Open to All - '~q The Evening Journal Evening Journal Circulation of the All Streets-even alleys and country lanes-lead to the stores that advertise. Yesterday 10,839 Was TWENTY-SECOND YEAR—No. 80 WILMINGTON, DELAWARE. SATURDAY, AUGUST 21, 1909-8 PAGES ONE CENT TO BREAK AIR SHIP RECORD j _» , I ThTtV Aeroplanes at Rlieims _ ■' . r . . ... , Ready For Aviation Week Trials _ T . _ . , .,.I By United Press Leased Special Wire. RHEIMS, Aug. 21.—Everything Is in readiness today for the beginning I ••Aviation Week'' tomorrow, during | which It is expected that every aeroplane record will be left far behind. There are | thirty aeroplanes housed on the Plain of ; Bethany and several others are expected ; to arrive within the next two days. Tn p , list of aviators Includes practically allof| the well known aeroplane artists in th0 j world, with the exception of the AA right ] brothers. In the list are such names as | Olen H. Curtiss. America's sole repre- j sentatlve; Louts Blériot, Santos Du mont, Roger Sommer, Rone Gasnler, ) Lieutenant Calderara. Comte Le Lam-, bert. Foul Tlssandler. Louis Paulham, Hubert Latham, Gabriel Voisin. Henri Farmar, Henri Fournier, 1-con Dein- j grande. Captain Forher. George B. Cock-1 bum. Reno Dumouest. Etienne Bunan A'arllla, Alfred Loblano. Maurice Geoffroy end Robert Ksnanlt-PeUerio. With such an array of talent the en thusisls do not see how the week can pass without some notable achievement bring recorded. The big event Is the Coupe Interna tionale D'Aviation, to be sailed in next|i Saturday, in which America, Austria and Italy will be -ep resented. Each nation Is entitled to three entries, but France Is the only one that •will avail herself of this privilege. France has nominated tlSrteen contestants in this race and an elimination flight will The other countries England. France, b« begun tomorrow. will have but a single entrv each. Glenn K. Curtiss is considered to have chance in the big race, though naturally the French aviators are favored. Curtiss will sail in his eight cylinder "Golden Flyer." and his (preliminary work. which ended yesterday has been such as to make him much favored. There ar.- seven big events besides the Coupe Internationale, the most Important Of which is the Grand Prix de a Cham pagne, the winner being the pilot who the greatest distance without re-1 newlng fuel or touching the ground. There are six prizes in this event, lotal Curtiss will take part in this good , Pr . ■" 25 and °7 "prize " Of"$4.000 will be awarded in the Prix de la Vitesse. a speed eontest at thirty kilometers. There are four prizes. the race being sailed cn August 23 and Ing *20,(100. race, which will take place on August 24. The lifting p-'-ers of aeroplanes will he put to a test In the Prix des Passen August 2*. First prize will go K-r on to the one who carries the greatest nnm dintanee of fen kilo her of passengers a meters. The contest for height. Prix de l'Alti tude. carries with It a »2,000 prize for the »viator who reaches the greatest height. Another prize is for the machine making the round of ten kilometers in the fast The other events will be tor dirigible and spherical balloons. e-t time. NINE NATIONS IN AN ANTI-NOISE CRUSADE By United Press Leased vpec.a re. NEW Y'ORK. Aug. 21 .—Nine nations now interesting themselves in a cru Bade to suppress unnecessary noises, to day declared Mrs. Isaac L. Rice, presl dent of the Anti-Noise Society who re turned yesterday from Europe on the Mauretania, which ship did not sound her siren on the trip up the river > es ' torday at her request. Mrs. Rice has been attending the ses sions of the Anti-Noise Convention in London, and she brings with her fresh plans for the suppression of all super fluous sounds, from the wall of the snf fragclle to the "cash-ofor-or-clo" man. Mrs. Klee declares the movement begun in New - ork is spreading so rapidly in are &4 h .u,lS" n Ä".Ä""^ îence" 18 'm/y Rice declares, ts the quietest city in the world, with London next. Constantino pie, with its 40.000 stray dogs, bad street and unevenly paved streets. Is the cars worst, with Paris next. In Berlin it is against the law io play the piano later than 10 o'clock at night. Paris without street cars, ought to be thc quietest city in tht world, but Mrs. Rice says Us awful. The cab drivers the norses. crack their put bells on whips, and swear at all nours of the day and night. Mrs. Rice declares that the Anti-Noise members in New Society has many York and that 10.000 children have Join ed tho Juvenile branch, all of whom will aid in th esuppresston of noise as chll-l dren and help out tbe grown-up pj p HAYMAKERS GET GAVEL FROM CHIEF Association, Delaware Haymakers' No. 11, held its regular monthly con vocation last evening, sn enthusiastic member and the pres ent past chief Haymaker of the loft, presented Delaware Association with gavel. The chief haymaker, Charles A. Ebner acknowledged the gift on be half of the hayloft. Four tramps were Initiated into the mysteries of the hay maker's degree. The new degree tram of Delaware Association had charge the work, and it is said that the work of the team excells any in this city. The inltation was performed with many new features. Delaware Asao ^ elation Is in good condition, it being tho youngest hayloft in thia city. The membership is steadily Increasing and the interest shown In the meetings considered wonderful, despite the fact that any order does not have good at tendances at meetings held In summer months. W. 'V. Davies, The present officers of Delaware As sociation are. W. W. Davies, past chief haymaker, Charles A. Ebner, chief hay maker. John C. Saylor, assistant chief haymaker, and Arthur H. Ebner, over seer. MANY AT FUNERAL OF JAMES T. RYAN Special to THE EVENING JOURNAL, NEW CASTLE. Aug. 21.—All that was mortal of James T. Ryan w as laid to rest toda - v ,n s ' Peters cemetery. The popularity of the man was shown by the Immense concourse of people at the funeral. The Good, Will Fire Company, of which he was secretary. Division No. 3, A. O. H.. St. Peter's T. A. B. Society and the Holy Name So clety turncd out , Thp m ,. mber „ wore badRP8 a nd white gloves. The pall bearers were James H. Toman Jr. Jeremiah Xobin John L gu , Ilvan Ar . chi p vA'atson, Charles Dougherty and j.^ank McGrory. The remallui Ia v jn thp ,, ar)or of the g r | f .f .stricken homo and lust evening an ,j morning many people culled tf> takp R farPWP || jook'at their friend, Among those who did so were fifty men f rorn AA'Ilmington, representing the pj oyea Q f the American Car and Foun dr y Company where he had been for nierly employed. Tho fl ora ] tributes were numerous anf ] | nc | udP j gP t pieces from the Tro p enaa g t,. P i Company's sh, V, the Good Fire Company and others. Tho requiem mass was celebrated In St. |>otc r 'n Church by the Rev. F. V. Camp be j| The sermon was a touching one mov j nK the large congregation to tears, in closing Father Campbell dwelt on t b e teaching of the Catholic Church wb ich never changes. The pastor said : Here was J ame s T. Ryan, a great big hearted man. who went monthly communion and led an exemplary ifp 0 f contrition being joined ln his pray era bv protestants and Catholics who WPrP ab out. I am sorry from my heart dial j „hall never see him again in the good work of this parish, etn. Even when he, was dying he re- peated over and over again the act DECLARES THAW IS ILL TREATED Mother Says That he Had Nothing to Eat Fora Day By United Press Leased Special Wire. MATTEAWAN, N. Y-, Aug. 21-In a statement given out to-day by Mrs. Mary Cope! y Thaw, mother of Harry K. Thaw, she declares Thaw receives far worse treatment now than he ever did before at Matteawan. and that yesterday lie had nothing to eat from « a. m. until 5.45 p. m., intimating It Is her belief that the officials of thp asylum arc seeking to un dermine Thaw's health so that he cannot continue his fight for freedom. In part her statement says: "Instead of granting my son the favor* Justice Mills asked to have restored, the superintendent has deprived him still fur. tber. I cannot give my son the whites of eggs and orange Juice as ordered by the physician and who lias for 18 months been on this diet. They have denied him the right to play the piano. He is locked In his bare cell at 8 o'clock, though other patients some of whom do not work, allowed to remain up till 9. "Yesterday Mrs. Phillips carried a bas ket of wholesome food to my son, but could not sec him. Dr. Baker told her lie I had made some new rules for Thaw. Yes terday my son had nothing to eat from 6.15 a. m. till 5:45 p. m. because a lawyer came to ree b i m ut , bp noon hour. The kPcpPrs wanted to save something for him tut Dr. Baker gave special orders that he should have nothing, ..j canno t take my son's mail to him anJ . | ongPr j as k P j f) r . Lamb the reason, jj o answered that what he hod done in IJ 1P p, 18t f or my non was not appreciated | when they went to court." j j ! j | DEATH AFTER GETTING LETTER Italian "Belle' Believed to , |H3VC SWüllOWCd POISOD AftCF Hearing Unpleasant News j j i The police have learned nothing addi tional concerning the alleged suicide of j Miss Angela Faucclla. aged 20 years, of| No. 1823 West Eighth street, a comely I yo ung woman and the acknowledged belle! i 0 [ -Little Italy." The young woman had a friend and on Wednesday afternoon is said to have re reived u letter from him. She linmcdl lately went to her room presumably to j read It. What it contained nobody knows, I but It evidently was not good news as the I girl became very depressed In spirits. Mrs. i _ *ucella '<*t the house and on returning; poo-(found tier daughter in bed. complaining of feeling unwell, yesterday morning the girl's condition became worse and Dr. Thomas N. MIIHkiii was called in. A* the Kiri showed evidence of having , swallowed poison the doctor a«kcd her the question, but she denied having taken drug. He made an examination later the morning and found that the young woman had taken Paris green. Confronting the young woman with this evidence she admitted taking the poison but would give no reason tor her action. The Phoenix ambulance was summoned but the mother of the girl would not al low her to be taken from the house. By tho time an agreement was reached tha girl was dying. I It was written in Italian and was carried off by a neighbor, The relatives of the young woman look. ed for a cause for her action. A search! First Aid to the Injured-Phenol Sodlque now-Adv pam Uct somc was made of her room and the letter which her mother had noticed depressed) her so, w found torn Into small pieces. Oflicer David Wardle went to the young woman's house yesterday afternoon make an investigation of the case. thought there might have been something in the letter which caused the glr! to take her life. The supposition Is that her sweet heart had written, breaking off their en ga gentent. OLD SOLDIERS TO MEET AGAIN I I Survivors of Fourth Delaware ' Will Hold Reunion at Shell- ! not on Thursday — • ! I Survivors of the Fourth Regiment ofj, De la ware Volunteers and their fatnll les will hold their annual re-union at Shellpot Park on next Thursday. The rc-unlon will be held ail day, beginning in the morning about 10 o'clock, Luncheon will be served in the park at noon, and in the afternoon business and "experience" meeting wilt be held, for which there will be number of prominent speakers, R. O. Buckingham, president of the asso ciation of survivors, will preside. There are about 150 survivors of the regiment, about 30 of whom live In | and about YVilmington. The original membership of the regiment was 1,080. Addresses recalling the days when they met with their foes will enliven the re-union, and leading members of the regiment will he among the speak ers. It Is not Improbable that this year the survivors may start a move ment to have a monument erected to the Fourth Delaware Regiment. Cap tain D. E. Buckingham, of AA T ashlngton, made an eloquent plea at the last re ,,,, 1 — . • Newport, for such a mem orial. and the Idea received favor. Officers will be elected In the after noon and other business transacted. The present officers are R. O. Bucking ham. president, and Samuel Lewis, see. rotary and treasurer. The following survivors attended the last re-union: Company A—J. T. Bock, Klwood Craig, Samuel Jones, John McCullough, James Malvin. Company B—Captain T. H. Challen ger, Edward McPlkc, Richard H. Will iams. Company D—John Bullock, AVilliam H. Garretson, Samuel Lewis. John T. Mortimer, Henry W. Perkins. J. Pyle. Company E.—O. E. Buckingham. R. G. Buckingham, Henry' Jowls. Charles C. Lamb, Thomas E. Smith, Henry M. Whiteman. Company F—Washington Barron. Company G —Daniel Green. Company ,T—Major Harlan W, Ganse, John Gray. Charles L. Thompson, Da vid L. A'lrtue, Norris R. Young. Company K—AA'IIllam J. Richards. Companies C. and H. were not rep resented. CONVENTION OF TURNERS. The annual convention of tho senior members of the Turngemolndc will ho held in Turn Hall, tomorrow. This ia an athletic society and the annual ath letic exercises will he carried out. Many visiting Turners from other eitles are expected to attend tho convention and compete in tho events. DELAWARE TRIBE TO FURNISH ROOM AT HOME ^ rd * ie ' d Delaware Tribe, No. 1, Improved Order a largely-attended meeting last evening. The large attend ance can be partially attributed to the fact that the committee appointed sev eral meetings previous to furnish a room at the Rod Men's Fraternal Home at Newark, made an elaborate report. Sev-1 eral candidates were advanced to the warriors' and chiefs' degrees. The com mittee in charge of furnishing the room at the Red Men's Home consists of Wll Ham V. Schell, John C. Saylor and Charles A. Ebner. They trailed to New ark lust Tuesday and Investigated the home and decided that Delaware Tribe would furnish the reception room to the left of the main entrance of the home. The committee reported that it would have the room furnished immediately. Past Sachem Reese, of Delaware Tribe, Past Sachem Leonard Hclss, who Is great keeper of wampum, of the Great Council of Delaware. Past Sachem Wil liam F. Schell, of Delaware Tribe, Past Sachem Frank A. Gradwohl, of Dela ware Tribe, Charles A. Ebner, acting sachem, and Edgar M. Cain, of Catl wlsea Tribe, Olney, Pnlladelphta. made short talks on the progress of the order Several cards are on the chief of rec ord's stump for application for member ship in Delaware Tribe. TAFT CONFERS WITH CABINET MEMBERS By united Press Leased Special Wire. BEVERLY'. Mass., Aug. 21. Onc 1 third of the cabinet is in conference with the President today, the thirty three and one-third per cent, being, Secretary of the Treasury MacVeagh, Secretary Myer and Attorney General Charles D. Crane, the China dropped in' »I«» for a short visit before leaving for his far eastern post. The visits of . the cabinet officials are upon widely dlf feront subjects and include a variety Wlckcrsham. new minister to of important departmental matters. Secertary MacVeagh comes to discuss the reorganization of the bureau In his dn , ar t m e nt . Wlckersham will talk with t j l0 President regarding the proposed changes In the Interstate Commerce law which the President Is anxious to have passed at the next session of If these proposed changes made the commission will have congress, are more power over the great railroads, and instead of recommending and ad vising the great carriers, will be able to enforce their requests. Myer will talk with the President re. garding various details concerning his detriment. This morning President Taft played | go , f at the Myopia Country Club, ___ The place Is almost nightly a scene of strife between gangs of boys who light for possession of the swimming place and It Is believe the Baltimore yout|l - mav have bccl , pushed into the water. ' qqY FOUND DROWNED IN SWIMMING POOL. | By United Press Leased Special Wire. ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.. Aug. 21.— Gilbert Adams. 18 years old. of Bal | timorc. Md.. was found drowned In the swimming pool on the Meadows where 80veral weeks ago George Buckman. a 1 7 year old lad was also found dead P» . . jm . . . . ! followlnB a bat,le betwBcn ne « ro feud ' lats. ! RAILROAD MAN STRICKEN ON TRAIN After having spent la very pleasant vacation In Now York State and New I ersey and on tala way back to business ! ' r ,he aBnerai ^'« ht A « pnt ° f ,h ° «• 'AO. Railroad at Baltimore, T. C. Gat -1 lagher was taken with a severe attack j of hemorrhages Just after leaving Tren ,on ' j •• y* at< ' rdB >' * nd although «u that was possible was done on reaching Chester the man had to be taken from he tra | n and conveyed to Crozier Ilospl lal whPrP hr was trPIltP ,i and llnally the flow of 1 , 100,1 was stopped. By At Ocean City. John F. Malloy, Dr. P. H. Koaveny and Paul T. Taggart arc at Ocean City. Md. Mr. Malloy's family has been at the Maryland resort for several weeks. to j I i j I of 1 SMYTH'S COMRADES PLAN BIG RALLY In interest of Movement to Establish Memorial to Their Leader Arrangements for a big rally and rc unlon of Civil War A'etcrans aro being | made by the General Smyth Monument Associa tien for the henelll of the fund to provide a statue of General Smyth. Hav ing selected the triangle beyond Washing lon street bridge, as the alle for the mem orial In return for the donation of the base and pedestal, tho association la re lieved of much expense, and efforts to ob tain the money for tho handsome bronze equestlan statue will bo pursued with vigor. The rally will be held at Shellpot Park on September 4 and will last all day. A number of prominent speakers will be en- gaged. and veterans and their friends from all parts of the State are expected to attend. Tho statue will help to beautify the large park beyond Washington street bridge In no little measure, and persons Interested In the "city beautiful" Idea as applied to Wilmington are as Interested In the monument as are the veterans, ward the memorial. Much more, of course, -The association now has about 8500 to- ward the memorial. Much more, of course. Is required, and the aid of the public Is tc. quested. An active campaign for sub- scriptions will bo started through the newspapers, and the project will bo brought directly before the public. BOYS ADMIT TILL-TAPPING BUT DENY GETTING (1.80 Charged with having emptied the till lu the candy store of Mrs. Annie Trcsa ler. No. 1000 East Eleventh street, on Thurscday. three small boys were ar raigned in City Court this morning. Mrs. Tresslcr said the boys had taken at least 11.80 from the till, but they said they had taken but 90 cents. One of their companions had returned $1 to Mrs. Tresslcr. The ease was referred to Hu mane Agent Stout, who will make a re port to Judge Cochran on August 31. _ _ . —, RAZOCS FlgUrC Id PlAY 11131 _ aj • Il c I LûitS LläFCHCC MlllCr,l»0l0F* , „ n II £Q fl II03VV KOll ' J I who " charged, was not one of the Party of excursionists who hud char tered teh cur, but he insisted on board Ing the trolley at Newport, The car was chartered to take the New Castle folks to attend a celebra tion at Newport and the members of the party were of a respectable class.. 1 INTRUDER MADE RUMPUS ON CAR A* u result of a tight on a special trolley car occupied by colored resi dents of New Castle, between New port and Wilmington last night, une negro was arrested and today waa fined »10 and costs by Magistrate Uroman, on a charge of disorderly conduct. The defendant was Clarence Miller, colored. It was testified before Magistrate Broman that when Miller got aboard the car there was trouble and during tho fracas several of tho passengers drew razors and knives to protect themselves. | from New Castle and did not know the j road between Wilmington and Newport. At Hayden's switch Anderson figured largely in quelling the trouble and when ! Fourth and Market streets w as reach pd handed Miller over to Police Cap. t« 1 « and Turnkey Connor who were awaiting the cars arrival. NEW MOROCCO PLANT TO START ON SEPTEMBER I i George Anderson, an employe of the Wilmington City Railway Company, was pilot of the car, as the crew were The new American Leather Company. Incorporated at Dover last week with a capital stock of $160.000. will operate Its plant at Third amt Madison streets about September 1. The building, which was use das a morocco fac- 1 tory for years contained many of the necessities for the manufacture of leather. Extensive improvements, how ever. are being made by the new com pany and It was said today that sev-. eral hundred first class men would be employed at the start. The officers of the company arc Grantley P. Postles, of this city: Fran cis E. Lynch, of Chester; J. AV. Mur phy, of Boston, and Harry C. Taylor, who was bookkeeper for the old Amer ican Leather Company for a number of years. The plant at Third and Madison streets Is one of the oldest morocco factories In the city and for years was j operated by a company of which the j late J. Parke Postles was the head, Following his death the factory was closed. - ; Tho opening of tho factory comes as welcome nows to the morocco workers of the city, a number of whom 'out of employment. a ' HERO STUCK BY BURNING BOAT Kept the Pumps And Engines Going Until the Steamer Was Beached By United Press I-eased Special Wire. PEORIA, 111. Aug. 21 .—Engineer J. B. Carakadon, the modern "Jim Bludaoe" who kept the pumps and engine going until the burning steamer Fred Swain, ! hail been beached und all passengers j saved. Is a candidate for a Carnegie I hero medal, say Poorlana. Carskadon was the last man to leave the boat. He w«a burned about tbe shoulders and back. Not until the deck caved In under his feet did ho give up bis post and then when he did start | to save himself, ho had presence of mind to keep tho starboard engine wheel going, thus keeping tho nose of | the boats against tho shore, Charles Reuohenbert, a deckhand and Tony Weber, Carskadon'» assistant. I were slightly Injured but the pa —r n gers escaped Injury. The loss to tho bout will amount to »30,000. "When 1 first heard the lire alarm." says Carskadon, "I thought It was < l I lire drill. Presently I received the j pump order and at once started tin pomps working nn.l got op lull head ( of steam. I then saw the flames and gradually they approached my station. 1 then knew that If the engines should stop the boat would become unmanag eable and would drift Into the center 1 of the stream where none of the pas sengers could escape. • "When the bow of the old craft fin ally ran Into the port side It was a great relief to me. This time the heat was severe and the engine deck began to fall away In front of me. I know I had to get out but thought about the keeping of the boat close to the shore and saw that the starboard engine was going when I started to leave the boat. "I was eut off from the front by the flames and moat of the hack end had been burned. I managed to Jump In to a rowboat nearby, however, and got ashore." CARDINAL TALKS ABOUT THE WEST Advancement of Business And Culture Seems Rapid, he Says By United Press Leased Special Wire, BALTIMORE. Md.. Aug. 21.—'that the hospitality and Courtesy accorded COrdt-i nai Gibbons In the west has made a deepj impression on him Is evidenced by fhc: fad that he speaks enthusiastically of his trip from which he has Just returned. The Cardinal says the west holds out great prospects for the common aca! of tho nation and that few of those win» live in the east know of the wealth, the mag nlllcenl territory and hospitality of Dial far section of the country. 1 ,ast by a masked robber who In| a falsetto voice commanded them to throw up their hands and hand over their Probably the greatest reception was given to the Cardinal In Sail Luke City which, although the center of Momionlom lias about 15,000 Catholics. While there tha Cardinal was the guest of former United States Senator Thomas Kearns, who en tertained the prelate extensively. In speaking of the west Ills Eminence said: "The West is a nation of progress in It self and the advancement In business and culture seems to be rapid Indeed. The trip In the Yellowstone region is magnificent and many who have not seen It, cannot appreciate what wonders their country holds." Bishop Foley, of Detroit, Mich., who ac. companied the Cardinal East, reiterated the statement of Cardinal Gibbons and said It w as a shame that more Americans did not Journey to the West. ■ / - TULSA, Ohio.. Aug. 21.—James Me Danlei and Robert Owens were held up TW0 BOYS HELD UP BY GIRL BANDIT HI AT T/Y 1/11 I I UV/ I IV 1YILL I i United Press Leased Special Wir«. MOSCOW. Aug. 21.—Proof of a well developed plot to assassinate the CHI on his forthcoming trip to Italy has been discovered here by the secret po lice. The plotters are members of a revolutionary committee, who have al money, at the same time covering them with a pistol. The boys complied, and as the robber turned to leave them the mask fell off and the boys saw they had born robbed by a fair haired girl. They started In pursuit of her when she turned and tired three shots, all of which went wide of the mark. Several men have been held up recently and it Is suspected that the bandits were girls. CZAR IN ITALY , .... 1 rt iu y *'' nr to complete the pr ££* rat 0,18 at , thB ^ < nd ' The names of the would-be assas sins are known and the police have sent pictures ami descriptions of them to the Italian authorities, with a rquest for *- hp j r Immediate arrest. Unless the Italian police round up the plotters, it Is probable that Nich olas will abandon the visit. PPKONFP FAIMTS «RIJUllLIV I mill J j Court this morning. James Cook, colored, j fell to the floor in a fit. Ho was carried out of the court room and given tero-4 porary relief, after which he was sent «o 1 •»>« almshouse at Farnhurst. Cook was, arrested last night on the charge of ,drunkenness. He is subject to tits, and tire'had eveldently fallen, as his head was, I cut severely. WHiLE IN DOCK While in the prisoners' dork in City DEATH TAKES VETERAN EPISCOPAL CLERGYMAN The Rev. John Linn Me Kim, Aged 96, Passes Away al Georgetown. Special to THE EVENING JOURNAL. *■ GEORGETOWN, Aug. 21.—The death of the Rev. John Linn MeKIm, who is reputed to be the oldest living ordained ! clergyman in the United States, j eurred this morning al 6 I homo on Pine street, oe o'clock at his Mr. MeKim was taken III last week and continually grew worse until death came. On July 21st this year he quietly celebrated his ninety-sixth birthday | an( | wng mp recipient of many post PBrd8 from fl | Pll( , H ln different parts - states | I ad of * pect * c e *. - --—- - ■■ I/|| I C|\ lifnUAlU I |\|LLL|/ j liJU/'Y U 111 I rrT |_|||k| ( Willi ||A|| Irr I ||l[f| 1 Up to the time of his death he was in possession ,of all his faculties, and could hoar distinctly and read without He was well Theatrical Agent Begged Her to Return and Refusal Caused Tragedy By Untied Press Leased Special AVlre. WILKE8BARRE. Pu., Aug. 21—"1 am happier now that I have killed her than I had been since the moment she left me." to-day declared George U Marlon, of Atlanta. Ga.. a theatrical booking agent, who last night shot and killed Mrs. James Brooks, a bride of two weeks. In the oflico of Police Chief Long, Marlon and the woman had been living together In New York and Atlanta. A month ago she deserted him and came ts AVIIkesharre where she met James Brooks and In a few days they were married. Tho marriage occurred two weeks ago at Stroudsburg, the husband deserting her a few days later. Marlon arrived In Wilkesharrc yester day. Ho cmne, he declared with the avowed Intention of killing the woman who dee art ed him and tho man to whom she had been married. "I wrote her mother I Intended killing both," he said to-day, "hut when 1 saw her last night the old time love returned. I I begged her to return to mo and she re fused. Then 1 killed her.'* j the . . _ _ _ h,d * Tm ' « Police rum Long deepj * nd ,ela •»■»> woman *"« '•'» fhc: and "'« l » ll *' had ' l, " )ed from h '"> 1 ' on " his lmd ,he wom *" bought to his office and lpft 1,< ' r " nd Jxl - r,0, ' " lo,lc for 11 in the hope that they would effect a recon ciliation. While Long was out of the of fice Marlon shot the innun to death, lie was arrested. The victim said she was the daughter of Mrs. Amos Lee, of Zion City, Ills. In| the printing and the comprehensiveness to i of the Information contained in the cata | log. HHI l)pV f(]| I pftp I VWI.Ll.Ut j It I ■ I CATALOGUE OUT Goldcy College has Issued Its catalogue I for 1910 mak.ng It tho handsomest and roost complete catalogue ever issued by the college. The catalogue Is the work of the New Amstcl Press, and Is a splendid specimen of letter press work. The book contains much valuable Information about liotli the college and the city. Views ef I Wilmington, of Brandywine Park, and of the school building make tho catalogue most interesting as souvenirs to out of town students. The catalogue contains numerous pictures of members of the faculty, of public men of Delaware and of students and graduating classes. The book is In large 8 vo.. and contains j H4 pages of the finest print paper. The I printing la in large and attractive type, I and the arrangement Is excellent through ] out. The cover Is handsomely printed In ! gilt and red. the binding being in red silk cord. The college and the printers are to up be congratulated upon the excellence of B a al as j j | PLUCKY WOMAN SAVED FAMILY By United Press Leased Special Wire. * MANOR, Pa.. Aug. 21.—A plucky wo man rescued an entire family early to day when a gas explosion wrecked the home of William Cook and resulted in his probable fatal injury. Cook's mother wife and two children were seriously in jured. Cook went into the kitchen of his home to start the fire and did not notice that a ruber hose connecting a small pan with the stove was discon nected. The room was partially tilled with escaping gas and when he »truck a match an explosion followed that blew out the rear end of the house. Cook was blown across the room while others of the household who were In bed were thrown violently to the floor. Mrs. Cook rushed her children and the the elder Mrs. Cook to safety and then drag ged her husband from the kitchen. His clothes were in a flame and he was prob-| ably fatally Injured. Immediately after Cook had been dragged from the house, the walls collapsed. the for up tero-4 Ing employes of the department took up «o I the brh-ks and will till In the Ueprcs was, store The depression extends almost of j half a square, the deepest pan hav sunk and about eight Inches at Sixth street. The; was, infirmity of tho "flll in" is attrlb. ted to 1 tha recent rains. CAVE IN ON SHIPLEY STREET A large section of the east side of Shipley street, near Slxtn, which was re cently opened by the Street and Sewer Department for the laying of the Ship ley street sewer, sank under toe weight of a heavy truck yesterday, and this morn versed on the topics of the day. and often would sit with his friends and discuss the main Issues with them. Graduated from Dickinson College In 1830. he also has the distinction of being the oldest Alumni of that school. Six year» after finishing the course ho began his mlnlsteroal career and waa engaged In the work until about ten years ago, when he quit. Ho was an Episcopalian clergyman. Rev. Mr. MeKIm during his career served the Lewes Episcopal Church four times and Hi. Paul's Church of this town three times, and during the ad ministration of Benjamin Harrison was appointed Consul for the United States to Nottingham, England. For several years he was cashier of the Farmer's Bunk of the Slate of Dealwaro in this town. Arrangements for tha funeral have not been made but It Is thought that It will take place Tuesday. It Is ex pected to bo one of the largest fun erals that was ever held here. PETTICOAT, SIT DOWN" THE ORDER •i Mary Chandler Charges Effa Johnson With Larceny of One of Her Best Garments at re Having seen one of her missing pet ticoats on Effa Johnson, colored, Mary i'handler, also colored, had Effu in City Court this morning on a charge of larceny. In spits of Effa's vigorous denial, and of the testimony of Annie Johnson that a woman well-known In society had given Effa tho petticoat. Judge Cochran held Effa under >200 hall for the upper court. , Tho petticoat and other clothing wore missed from Mary's trunk In the house No. 103S Orange street. Mary seemed so grieved that anybody should have taken her petticoat that she talked so long and fast that Assistant City Solicitor Chaytor had to wave his hand to slop her. And when Annie was called she amplified the story of tho petticoat to such length that Judge Cochran said wearily. "You petticoat, sit down." And Mary sat down with a smile. _ " and MORE APPLICATION FOR POSTMASTERSHIP Two more applications for the post masteralitp of Talleyvlllo cams to Con yressman William H. Heald this morn lng-H lions for the office have been received and it Is now likely that Mr. Heald will recommend one of tho persona for appointment lo this office. of Since Wednesday live appllca lie of CONSUL RAY8DALE AND WIFE HURT I NACCIDENT By United Presa Leased Special Wire, LONDON. Aug. 21.—The Globes' St. Peterburg Vorrespondent telegraphs to day that U, H. Consul James W, Rags dale and his wife were stigntly Injured in St. Petersburg by their automobile strik ing a wire that had been stretched across the Rue Kamenostroff. According lo the Globe's correspondent there Is evi dence that the wire placed across the street by Terrorists who hoped to stop Premier Stulypin's automobile which was supposed to pass at that time. There lx little doubt that an attempt at assassina tion was made against the premier. by of ef of of the of j MARYLAND COUPLE WEDDED AT NEWARK The j da Secfrcd Hungerford, of Mt. Wash- mgton, Baltimore County Md., were re- In cently married In the Newark Eplsco- silk pal church, by tho Rev. Mr. Huff, of to Philadelphia. Tho young couple be of prominent Maryland famille» and eloped to Newark in order that the marriage might lie kept a secret for some months. Mrs. Delaware Willis, played tho wedding march and half a dozen of prominent people of New ark were in the church when the knot was tied. A wedding supper was serv ed at the Deer Park Hotel. Francis Gibbs LaMotte and Miss Hil SWEDISH STRIKE WILL END NEXT TUESDAY. GOTHKNBBBG, Aug. 21—Next Tues day lias ben practically settled upon as the day on which to end the Swedish strike. The textile union according to today's dispatches from Stockholm has asked the strike committee for permis sion lo return to work. The committee requested the union to stay out until next Tuesday when It was said that all of tho strikers would resume. More than half of tho strikers who walked out ten days ago have returned to work. * to the in in of not a a was of the WEATH E R WASHINGTON, Aug. 21—Tha waath er will ba generally fair tonight and Sunday, east of tha Misaisaippi rivar, except that showers are probable in upper Michigan. Eastern Florida and Southarn Georgia. The winds along the Middle Atlantic His prob-| coagt w j|| b, moderat« to briak north __j northeast; Forocas» till 8 p. m. Sunday: For Delaware—Fair tonight and Sunday; moderate temperature; mod erate north and northeast winds. up | | The; to j TO-DAY'S TEMPERATURE AT Z. JAMES BELT'S of | re- i I j of : . 78 1.30 P. M., . 12.00 M. . . . 10.00 A. M._. 8.00 A. M. . . 76 73 . 70 1 L à