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Edward H. Brennan, store will be closed until further notice. j j I j I j NEWSY DOINGS OF NEW CASTLE Mrs. William O'Connor Re turns From a Visit to State of Washington NEW CASTIJI, Del., Aug. 33.—Mrs. WIU liam O'Connor arrived home yesterday from a visit to her brothers who are In business In the slate of Washington. Mrs. O'Connor tells of the great prosperity In Seattle. Ono of her brothers, Joseph Cor nish, was formerly a member of the Wil mington police force. Charles Moore, colored, came in off the farm on Saturday and after ho Indulged In a few drinks he wanted to light. Ills movement* caused a suspicion that he might have a weapon In his pocket. John Henry Davis sent a brick flying at Moore's head with such force that Moore fell down. Then Joseph Williams, also color ed, took a razor away from the man and t* escape arrest he left tho city. J Tax Collector William W. Leach, who has been confined to his home for the past few weeks, washable to resume his duties today as conductor on the local trolley line. I Section l^nds from this place have been putting In new rolls on tho branch road at Marydel. i James F. Campbell Is confined to bis hemo and 1» threatened with typhoid fe ver. The Infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Glanden. Jr., died yesterday. The Rev. F. V. Campbell lefj. today for a week to attend the aiuu'"J"%treai of the clergy of the Diocese ePoin\'S ,on périma*' Lion «111 bo bc'.l Inhabit tlf ' Many person« from R r)0seve |^' A 11 Rt " tend It. ^ i • : N>w rustle will*?* ,T1 *i «moiu of ,pl„ umawo-S ..yat the The committee day sports on t ceded to sdil a one ndle event. there will be over 1,500 poop'« In rte t Is <•*• fcitr^ of the tlcli have in b. t'urday next. ;cd pc •(tendance. ÉhM I lie steel plants are putting on mlditlonn! men, the demand for the open tng of North Sixth street grows stronger Bitd stronger. By (he opening of Sixth sfreet hundreds of men night and morn Ing would save over half a mtlo walk. It Is the direct route also from the mill* to the rsllsoad station where the express l »hipped. F pedal to THE EVENING JOURNAL. PORT Venn Del. Aug. 23 -Miss Para Straugh of Pennsgrove, 1» the guest of Miss Lillian Fisher. Miss Ida Eaton, of Felton, has re-i turned to her homo after a visit with her aunt. Misa Amelia Eaton. Mias Edna l-amphenr 1» spending few daya with Wilmington friends. Mlss Anna Snyder, of Philadelphia. •tient last week with Mrs. Harry PORT PENN Faunce. , Mr. «nd Mrs. T. M. McCoy, of Chea ter, have been visiting Mr. and Mrs. George McCoy. Mrs. V. H. Davis spent last week with relative» In Pltlladolphla. Mr. and Mr*. Howard Othoson. of Philadelphia, have been visiting rela tives here. Mi*» Margaret Spicer of Delaware City, has been the guest of Mis* 5 Myrtle Voshell. \ TROUBLE OVER A MILK BILL. Charged with embezzlement, Edward Moslon. aged 17 yours, was held under $20(1 bail by Deputy Judge Joslyn thtt morning in City Court until Wednes day, when Humane Agent Frank Stout will report. The boy Is accused of col lecting $1 from Mrs. Emma Veasey a milk bill due Jesse W. Hartley, although ho had been previously dis charged from tho latter's employ. ....... e call special attention to our assortment of metal bags. Prices j from 50c up. All of our assortment of bags are •>ii . n '* ke m f0r KF.RN'S 719 Market S! nunn D, 119 mm nut a$. Fine watch and jewelry repairing, all work guaranteed. Second Floor Both 'Phone,. NON-ODOR nuetr alizés and deodrizes the odors of perspiration and all odors of body. _ Price, 25 Cents. ILLERÆ DRXJO COMPANY— «04 «>406 MARKET STREET. 1 ÄSSEN AUßEN 5CENT SEGARS KNOWS TIME OF MANY TRAINS Man Who is Arranging Presi dent's Tnp is a Wonder While every State In the West and South Is asking tho President to stop In its smiling midst, Edward Waller Smlthcrs, chief of the telegraph and cipher bureau of the White House, charged with the duty of arranging all the details of the forthcoming Presiden tial tour, Is having his troubles. He Ilvba In a. forest of railroad maps and moves about In a broad of time tables. up lu nu; railroad station of the South (or Went «nd cull off the outgoing; train* with the precision of an old hand at j tho business. Hitchcock Wake# Him. expanse He has to map down to a minute where tho President will be on any given day. how low he slay In Podunlt Gap and how fast he must travel to reach Bllthersvllle on time. Whenever a change is made In the Itinerary tho world is thrown of Joint for Mr. Bmlthers. He has to 1 fix up all the holes made in his plans by the change. | - Full. I If anybody thinks It Is an easy Job j Tinon "u H 1 resident to travel ear. o f? , 7' carryln f,'"I 0 s,, '''' lul cars, a lot of baggage. Cabinet offi cers a part of the time und United States Senators the rest of the time, a little conversation with Smlthcrs will show him he has tho task sized can 1 up wrong. Hmlthers has commuted to memory all the movements of all the fast trains on the Union Pacific, Southern Pacific and Santa Fe, the Oregon Short Line, tho New York Central and the South ern Railway, not to mention tho other roads, large and small. In tho country. He can close his eye* and see stretch ed before hi on <■'* of e j ' I j I vision all the stations roads. He could stand Last week he leaned buck with a sigh of relief and allowed himself to believe j he had the whole trip settled. He could ! 4*'ll you what time the President would reach Chicago, what minute he would [roll into Beattie, and how many side trips he would make there. When lie •h morning he was repeating awoke e to hlmoolf inechanKally tho «top« Iff" «'* *-'>*thern Slat 1 he thing looked good. Ho was a trav cling Hercules, holding the transportu tlon world on his capacious shoulde Then Postmaster General [appeared on the scene and woke him ajup. In rs. Hltchoo.lt ! : Mr. Hitchcock persuaded the Presl dent that he was not taking the right route through Arizona and New Mexico, After that Smlthers had to get. busy (and rearrange about liDOO more miles l of «■•'■•dules '"«1 trains. Ho tele gl '" ph, cl hiM " rm °K- »* '11 frantic ord j® r * 1 f or 11 more Um f tub j e, * and "ent l '' 1 it h °P ra ,0 h «'" U »• r a i « h t p ned out by the end of this I'AT' "' „ ™ 'JJ Do *? xt ' ... f''"' 1 " 11 f h< V«" lM ' Kln t(1 memorize j *, of n J" ■"<* »«earners * „ , "' I ", **VJ V * UM « before the tour, lr " fcw " lr »h*ps and suluna riiio» arc thrown In. Hnilthnx will not His memory I« getting guoti from long usMge. mind. But It must lie said that he live* ln continual dread. The Itinerary has been changed so often tha the believes he will wake up any morning to find that additional ehanges have been ordered, It Is easy enough to order them, but Smlthers is the man who has to make the arrangements that fill the orders. Thus It Is that, amid the cool breezes of Beverly and tho atmosphere of rest and recreation, the man named Smith ers has as much work us he cun well perform. He knows all about the rail roads and ho reads lime tables as If they were the most exciting novels. Young Woman's Arm Broken. ■While Norman Kawvhncr, of this city, and a young woman friend were driv ing out tho Kennen turnpike evening, their carriage was run into i by another vehicle j woman w as thrown out. I a fractured arm and her escort took ! her to the Delaware Hospital where tho fracture , VttK riduceti , I j j la*t ami tho young Ehe sustained Housewife Breaks a Leg. After scrubbing the door* of her homo on Saturday afternon, Mrs. Laurel Hudson, of No. 632 East Seventh street ^ tarted to walk acr ' ,SH the »Hpp»>y boards and fell, breaking her left leg I (The fracture was reduced at the Home i jopathic Hospital. r ^ i Fined For Corner Lounoinci I Charged with corner lounging at j Ninth and Walnut streets. William Brown, colored, wo» fined $2 »mi costs. (Bradford, Brown was ono of a crowd (that uittwes the corner impassable, Brown said ho was merely passing at the time and was mistaken for the others when they ran. , Took Watch as a Joke. Tho prosecuting witness declarii* that he believed the defendant had merely been Joking with him. charge of larccnc yof a watch' from George H. Gibbs, colored, against Harry .Gilbert, also colored, was dismissed by (Deputy Judge Joslyn In City Court this ■ morning. The watch had been returned the PURE FOOD LAW WORKS MUCH GOOD I ing It In Three Years' Trial it Has Resulted in Marked Im provement a ENFORCEMENT IS MOST EFFECTIVE WASHINGTON, the Department of Agriculture ligures to show drugs Aug, 23.—Officials of present hat the pure food and :t is being enforced in a most effective fashion regardless of any crit icisms that may be made In connection "1th such disputed subject* as benzoate of soda and other mateera which have been sent to the Reinsen board for decl. slon. It Is asserted that the law has suited, in the three years It has been trial, In the most marked improvement in the food products and drugs used by the people of the United Htates. Secrcelary Wt'aon has undoubtedly been Indefatigable In hi* work In the enforce ment of the pure food and drugs act. He has given about n third of his time to It. It has largely Increased the bur dens of his office. MANY TO UK PROSECUTED. re on 1 Tho legal processes under the pure food and drugs act comprehend criminal prosecution of those who violate the law and seizure and comdemnatlon of ship ments of goods which arc found to be adulterated o r misbranded or otherwise not In compliance with the statute. About 6(Kf eases bave been reported to the Attorney General for criminal prose cution and about 240 seizure« of goods have been recommended. In recent weeks there bus been greet activity, and In the last week about 125 cases In which crim inal prosecution la advised have been recommended to the Attorney General. Also a number of seizures have been rec ommended, Including the seizure Of eight shipments of bleached flour. outillâtes. been encouraged by Secretary Wilson, and many State pure-fnoJ commissions are doing excellent work. 'The food and drug commissioners of the States arc likewise Federal official« and have au tliority to report cases of violations of >«*' to the Federal authorities, But there has been other progress made than that which is Indicated by these fig ures. In the first place, activity for pure food has been greatly encouraged in thq Co-operatloii with the Stales lias Mnnufacturers of food and drug prod ucts In most cases are skid to be endeav oring to comply with the law. The De partment of Agriculture gets about 200 letters dally from manufacturers who say, if they are not right and within the law they want to be advised what to do. SITUATION MOST PLEASING. A phase of the situation that Is most pleas ng to the Department of Agricul ture ofTIcials is that the courts generally are showing a friendly disposition to the law and are seeming to be Intent on up holding It. The Government thus far. out of more than 250 crclmlnal proseeu t'ons. has not lost a ease on the law. Secretary Wilson has pure-tood in spectors plastered all over the country 62 of them In all. Tbev are on the alert all the lime for adulterated and mls brandeil foods low standard. One of the most Important features of the work under tho pure-tood law is In specllon of the milk supply of cities. The j milk supplies of St. lands. Kansas City, I Chicago and Cincinnati have been <n-| j speeled. The series of frauds In food and drug articles which has been uncovered I I would fill a large book if related. These j frauds have been found In food products I of almost every kind and in many drugs i j j, id drugs which arc be ! A great number of Importations of Impure : roods and drugs have been held up mid deported nr their lelabehna compelled, Special to TUB EVENING JOURNAL. MIDDLETOWN. Del.. Aug. 38—After nn Illness of several weeks, Frank Fill "'«n. one of the beat known young fanners In Cecil county. Md.. died at his home near Warwick, on Friday | morning aged 35 years. Mr. Sullivan j had typhoid fever, Miss Stella Chandler, of Wllmlng ton. Is visiting Misa Mary Gill. John W. Denny, fax collector of St. Georges hundreds Is ill at hla homo North Broad street, MIDDLETOWN i on . Mr*. Harry J. Ellison, of Wllmlng 1 ton. vl»lled her aunt, Mrs. Jacob H. I Emerson, Miss Mary Saulsbury has returned to her home In Dover after a week's visit with Mrs. Charles Derrlckson. Dr. and Mrs. J. Allen Johnson and family, who have been spending a week at Hettcrton, have returned home. M and Mrs. Joseph Miller and son, Eugene, of Dover, are spending sev eral day* with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Uoarce. daughters, Misses Susie and Alice, are visitors at the homo of J. C. Alston, near town. Mrs. Emerson Pogue, Mrs. Charles Floyd and Mrs. W. R. Fox, of W1I miugton, spent several days last week at the homo of A. O. Cox. Mrs. T. .1. Bowes and Miss Catherin« Eberhard», of Wll j mington, spent lust week with friends here. Miss Lulu Vinyard Is at Westfield, N. .1. Mr*. Joshua Crossland visited friends at Wilmington part of last week. Mrs. J. B. Montgomery, of New Cas ! t,e - 8 l*' nt ln "' ' v, ' ek with hep slater, Mr " K « Marker. - Miss E» 1 ". **f New York, hat bM>n '; l *l t,nK Mrs - E - R NowlunJ f0 «-1 several days. Mr and Mrs. Krank S. Nowiand and I son, Robert, ot Philadelphia, are guests ! of hla mother. Mr* E F. Nowiand. D. P. Barnard, of Wilmington, spent Sunday with Mrs. Barnard at the home : ot her Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Reynold*. ^ reunion of the children and iirand children of Mr. and Mr*. Charles Ma at » on - ° r ncar Hockeaaln was held at the latter's homo yesterday. It was a com. plete surprise to Mr. Mason. There ] wore twenty-seven persons present, (eighteen of whom were grandchildren. I The visitors brought with them good things of all kinds and at noon all eat down to a bounteous repast. Those present fro inthls were John Dickey and family, Harry Mason and family by and Charles Crossgrove and family. Juniors Going to Strickersville. The members of Eureka Council, No. I. Junior Order United American Me chi nk s, w ill give an automobile ride to Btrickersvtilc on Monday evening August 30. The Wilmington Juniora will visit Strickersville Council of that plice. They anticipate taking about 40 ot their member* on the trip. GAVE HIM A PUNCH INSTEAD OF CIGARETTE who.-o les* ff below the k Benjamin Fisher, color'*' 1 have been cut the complainant in City Court this morn ing against Harvey Townsend, also col ored, rharged with assault anti battery. According to FUhcr, Townsend snatched cigarette from his mouth at Front an? Market streets, and When he demanded It back. Townsend struck him in/ the none. Towneend pleaded guilty and was flned |I0 and coata. a MEAT INSPECTOR ON: E ANS CATTLE Meat Inspector Morrinon made hl« re port for Juno to tho Board of Health today. During the nlbnth Mr. Morrison inn pec ted 617 cattle, 270 calves, 672 sheep and lambn, and 903 hog*. Beside seven cattle and thro* hogs the meut inspector condemned pounds of meat. 3,500 TO PASS UPON POSTAL SAVINGS There will be no currency legislation at the next session of Congress, and until that legislation Is out of the way no ef fort will be made to consider the pos tal savings bank scheme which pushed while Secretary Meyer was Post master General. A statement to this effect was made by Representative Weeks of Massachu setts. Mr. Weeks Is a member of the House Committee on Banking and Cur rency. of the Monetary Commission which Is Investigating banking laws In this country and abroad, and was re cently appointed chairman of tho llousq Committee on Posloffices and Post Roads. As chairman of the I'ostoflloe Commit tee Mr. Weeks will have jurisdiction oyer legislation pertaining to postal sav ings banks. studied the subject. He resents statements that one of the reasons which prompted Speaker Cannon to give him tho chairmanship was to make certain that the postal savings bank measure would lie burled. Mr. Weeks say» that his mind Is open on the pot project of Secretary Meyer, but he does not be Hove It would bo wise to establish any new form of banks until the Monetary Commission makes Us report. Ile 1« a banker, and bus the "The Commission." said Mr. Weeks, "has ample power to consider not only the currency system, banking system of tne United States, and It will have a carefully considered report to make at the earliest possible If the tariff had not been un put the entire moment. der consideration this summer, T have doubt that the Monetary Commission would have been ready to report at (he coming session of Congress but owing to many members being intimately oc cupied with ta HIT matters, it has been Impossible for the commission to do any work this summer. "It Is. therefore, probable that s re port cannot be made until a year from the coming winter, but In either ease it does not seem to me that It would be wise or sensible to undertake the tabllshment of another form of banks when the Monetary Commission will be, llkely to cover the whole «*W«et. Mr, Weeks statement would Indicate that the fate of the postal savings bank will rest entirely with the j Commission, There is no doubt, that tho I commission R ses fit. I flees and Post Roads, will not make n favorable report on any such legislation referred to his committee, the advocates i of the postal savings bank will have to put their faith In the special committee j of which Senator Aldrich 1» chairman. Monetary treat the matter if It nd «« Mr. Weokn. nn chair of thr Hounft Committee on Postof ran in h OF THE ELIGIBLES __ | WOULD B p ON LIST An Indianapolis widow whose name withheld, has written lo tho Immigration authorities on Ellis Island, New York, that a paragraph In a newspaper headed i •'America, the Home for Husband-Seeking Damsels," has Influenced her lo request that she. .bo placed on (ho list of "eligi ble*." In'case there 1» any ono "seeking a mate of mature years." The clipping, which she Inclosed In tho letter, showed that it was cut from paper of August 1. 1908. The woman ex plains she Is unencumbered, thirty-five years old, 5 feel 6 Inches tall, weighs 160 pounds, anti 1» "of good appearance and address." She says she Is "accomplished and domesticated, thoroughly heaUhy, and of cheerful and am'cablc dlspos'tlon." In closing her note she says that should It receive any attention "the gratitude a very lovely woman would ever be com manded by this benevolent government." Hillcrest School Excursion. The first annual excursion of the Sunday school will go ! Hillcrest M. E. ! to Pennsgrove on Wednesday. August | 2<L j street wiiart at 8 o'clock. _______________ j The first boat will leave King A Thinker's j Thoughts T f . _ . .... YOU arc a inker your brain wears away in proportion as YOU use it and tKis waste must be TC «-1 built bv food ftberes no other wav x .U : J clsc 1 c . ram grows uuil ] and IS a poor instrument. j ]„ ( jrapc-XlttS food all the cle t . 1 • . , ... . ! nicnts required for this brain j building at e found ill the IllOSt (liberal proportions, the parts » Potash and Albumen being CS 1 pccially selected In making T . , a 1° dajs tell any brain-weary Of nervous wreck j own tale of better feelings. There's a Reason Grape-Nuts FOOD. j R ca d the little book. "The Road ». u',n,,in, •> to Vl cllvlllc, in pkgS. nAcTl'M r'PUF M fn I TD 40 j 1 1 l LLM..VL LO., X-, l j liattlc Creek, Mich. MANY GO INSANE working on canal Insanity at Panama Is Increasing so rapidly that It has become necessary to bulldn an ddltlon to the Insane asylum maintained by the United States Gov ernment. The asylum was originally In tended to provide for 20o, but the number of patients has Increased so rapidly that some afflicted laborers are receiving treatment outside of the institution. When the temporary hospital for the Insane was opened at Mlraflores on April 15. 1905. there were only 18 patients re ceiving treatment. The latest reports however, show that 254 cases arc being treater at Ancon, to which place the In sane asylum was trasterrred. The Isthmian Canal Commission has prepared a table of statistics showing the years In which Insanity was great est and the nationality of the inmates of the asylum. On October 24 and 25, 1907, the nmpber of Inmates had Increas ed to 120. The greatest Increase for any twelvemonth was during the fiscal year ended June 30, 190», when an even 100 patients had been added. During the mouth of June there were 21 admissions and 10 discharges. The statistics furnished to the War Department by the Commission divide the patients Into classes, shows that on June ;!u none of the em ployees engaged fur Isthmian service In the United States was inelnded In the list of patients at the Insane asylum. Of the employees known as gold and silver men. both white and colored, em ployed by the Commission on the Isthmus, 29 were Insane at the close of the present fiscal year. Seven employees of the Panama Railroad are listed among the insane, and the largest number, 142. are patients sent to the hospital and paid for by the Panamanian Government. There were also «5 charily patients. Of all of the patients, only one claims the United States as a residence. This table Open Opera h}ouse August 30. L. B. Cool, general manager of the Bijou Circuit Company, lessee of the Opera House, says the Improved theatre will be opened for the fall and winter season on Monday, August 30. The al terations and Improvements are now well advanced and will soon bo finished, making a beautiful playhouse. Auto Bus Had Some Trouble. The big automobile truck of the Charles Warner Company, which is used In hauling passengers to and from Brandywine Summit camp meeting, had some trouble with one of the cylinders of Its engine yesterday while near Talleyvllle, Interfering with Its trip. The automobile has done remarkable service during camp and has hauled hundreds of persons. ^HE good who die young might have been like tbo rest of us If given a chance. ! j j| en are ]yi nR «wake nights concoct j j fa) , styles that will put us to sleep. I *"• * | for a cell, n Jump for Joy. Will emancipated woman also Insist on the privilege of being hSMV It is hard to find the silver lining In a cloiid the title to your lot. How we do hate to see a rich unci« dallying with the ante! Buying a flying machine these days Is easier than sprouting wings. A Joy rider makes appropriate lining I — A gardeuer raises onions, but a baker ' bread. . _ I A light in the window at -:30 a. in. doesn't cause the masculine heart to] Why should you expect any one elsej to do bettor than you do yourself while , ,. , *, .. ' , » yon hold the opinion that you are bet ter than any one else Is ono of the un I explained things. la a 160 of Stumbling Blocks. Something's always turning up! Plans are laid with care That we think are bound to work And will get somewhere, But (ho something In the way That we did not see Twists them Into forty shapes, Makes them climb a tree. XVe concoct a little scheme That looks swell Indeed. Not a reason we can see Why It won't succeed. But It strikes a snag we did Not suspect was there. And at once our splendid scheme Sails Into the air. When we meet a pretty girl Who Is Just our size And we have her on the slat* For our special prize Borne one handsomer appears Who has got the price. And she turns a shoulder cold As a cake of lee. Thus it Is we never know What a day will bring. Though we with the greatest care Figure on a thing. Something's always turning up. Useless 'tls to frown. That is why our dearest plana Get a turning down. go it it v TC . 'Why not. «Ho w ouldn't of I CS its Nothing to Speak Of. "He has stolen my heart." said the coquette. "1 wouldn't be lieve It of him," said the cynic. o 0 o o larceny,' « « Dsplorftbl*. Tbo summer, hot, Is on the wane. And X am not Upon the gain. My pockethooK Is empty quite, And not a look in is In sight To rehabil itate my'cash And render nil My dismal ecash, »cation Is. Of course, all right. Bur. oh. ge* whiz, 'the bill's a fright! | u., r Qualify Prices the Lowest In all Wilmington there Is not a single drug store at which you can purchase goods which excel Fell's Drug Store Goods. the Finest On finest quality goods, and goods in freshest condition, FELL IS NEVER UNDERSOLD. Mcllln's Food Mention's Talcum .. Colgate's Talcum . Corylopsla Talcum . I,azell's Talcum . Good Violet Talcum. Roger and Gallefs Powder Spiro Powder . Mum . Sanitol Tooth Powder . Colgate's Tooth Powder Lyon's Tooth Powder . Listerine Oioxogcn .15o 38c and 68c Peptogenic Milk Powder 40c and 78c Imperial Graituni . Robinson's Burley and 23c Fletcher's Castorla 15c 20c , 05 and 95c .10c .6c ....28o ....20c ....42c ....25c ....10c ....13c ....18c ....25c ....23c 20c C. I*. Face Ointment . Phillip's Milk Magnesia .. Palmer's Almond Meal .... Oriental Polishing Cloth .. Allcock's I'. Plasters. Carter's I«. Pills . 36c Phosphate Bodlum ... Harlem Oil Capsules. Mo 2(o 20c 15c 20c 20c and 75c • 20c and 35c -Gel i! at Fell's Popular Drug Store, Opposite Poslolfice. 9th and Orange Sts. It NEW BUILDING FOR GAS COMPANY A. S. Reed & Brother Co. May Get Contract at Bid of $20,700 Bids for tho erection of a building tor the Wilmington Gas and Electric Company on the site of the present office at No. 827 Market street, were opened In the temporary office of the company at Fifth and Orange streets this morning. Four of tho principal contractors submitted bids. The lowest was that of A. B. Heed and Brother Company, who bid $20,700. This concern's nearest competitor was John E. Healey and Son, who bid $21,194. At a meeting of officials of the company this afternoon the con tract will probably be awarded to the A. S. Reed and Brother Company. Howard W. May and William D. Haddock and Company were tho other bidders. Mr. May bid $21,952, and the Haddock company bid $22,368. The bids do Include plumbing and beating. The entire cost of the build ing. It Is estimated, will be $25,000. The operation will be the largest In the business district for some time. The building is to be of three stories and will be of brick. ^ a BUILDS HOUSE IN GIANT STUMP A unique residence is owned by John Seivert, at Seattle. Seivert went there several months ago from Iowa. He had little money and a large fam ily. Because of the great boom he was unable to find an empty house, Seivert resolved to build one of his own. so bought an unimproved lot In the northern part of the city In a dis trict where logging operations ceased but a year ago. Going out to sec his property and to plan his house he found half tho lot oc cupied by a gigantic stump of a former giant cedar tree. Tho stump was over , 3D feet high and 18 feet in diameter a nd 10 feet above the ground. Sciver took an auger and saw and ■ •cut out a seven-foot-high section from the south and walked Into his stump j TI, ° " alls " cro f i oulld to bc lo ,nthPS tbi 7 an ? tbc whole stump was a hollow shell. Seeing In the Interior of the , stump a quick refuge for his Burner ous children, he cut out windows In like nienner as he had made the door. I He laid a tight floor and made a cell- 1 ing of planking and Mooring. Cut Another Door. ! With a ladder he out another door | 12 feet above the ground, went Inside and made the windows for the second 1 story. The third story was construct ed and a tight roof of ship lap and shingles made over the stump. Keiver has seven fat. healthy chll- ' Idren and a wife, and when he finished ho had ample room for them all. The roof was penetrated by a drain pipe. each section tightly cemented, and connecting the range with -a good draft I above. The actual cost' of the home was a little more than $40. The dimensions of the first floor arc 1 11 feet In diameter and 7 feet high. The second story Is 8 feet high and 10 feet In diameter. Tho third story Is 10 feet In diameter and 18 feet high, so that a fourth story might easily be | erected. | Bclvert peeled off the bark from the stump and washed It white. He paint ed the stump a light green and the wln ! dow and door frames pure white. The I whole makes a pretty home. So unique la the Idea and so neat I is the carpenter won^ on the rustic I porches and stairways that Seivert has been offered $2500 lor bis home. He Isays he never will »ell because he was j given tho place by God. 1 The story of the remarkable house ! attracted so many visitors that the Seattle Electric Company has built u street-car line to the spot, and street cars leave the door of Selvert's house every live minutes. The cars run the I length of the city and bear the queer j Inscription: "Cedar Stump Homestead." ■ Setvert Jcklngly says his doorway wl!' be in the midst of fashionable dwell ings in a year or two. j I Levy Court to Open Bid..- ( The Levy Court at Its meeting to morrow will open bids for the con .«miction of the Hillside Mill» Rond In ?... .. , a jj.u. , Ua "Î Christiana hundred and the Creek road I in Mill Creek hundred. 1 ■ I TOO T ATP TO OT A CCTT7V '■ ,V.LASSIr x.„ /WOOD FARM HAND. • Lr J. T. KILVINQTON. J aug2$-2t_ __ Mlnqu a dale Farm. V OtlCE IS HEREBY "OTvBN T HX T j •'■x the Stabler-Lecarpeuller Roofing and Healing Company has this day succeeded to the business formerly conducted by John F. I^oarpentler, at Pennsylvania avenue and Scott street, and the Dela ware Rooting Company. The business] of the new company will be conducted! temporarily «I Pcnnesylvania avenue and Scott street. They will move to No. 822 Tatnall street as soon as their equip meat at that address is complete. _ stabt.fr-lecarpentier roofing AND HEATING CO aneTS-lt i Let us build you a home. See our I plans. Nat. Real Estate Trust Co.* Wedding Announced. j Announcement has been made of the j marriage of Beatrice J, Howett and Harry A. Rash, both of this city on July 29. by the Rev. George L Wolfe Excursion to Pennsgrove. The morning school of Grace Meth odist Episcopal Church will give excursion to Pennsgrove morning. Boats will leave King street wharves at 7.30 a. m. and 10 a. m. will be the first excursion by the school. an tomorrow FINANCIAL & COMMERCIAL It was said today (hut something im portant Is scheduled to take place at an early meeting of tho Now York Central directors. Winnipeg wires this morulug that har vesting conditions could not be better. Schiffer was selling cotton todav. Advices from Georgia slate that cotton mill has closed for a month and four more will do same. They will de cline to pay present prices. Prices were lower at noon, with Har dman Issues under pressure. The street now assumes that only the regular divi dends will be declared by Union Pacific and Southern Pacific at this week s meetings. But In this even, the public will have tho "mystery" before them and not behind them. Dr. Hunter, the government entomolog ist in a bulletin Issued Saturday, declares that the recent hot wave killed more than 99 per cent of the boll weevil In Texas and Oklahoma and that the heat and dryness has brought out small plants, making the crop abnormally early. C. I. Hudson and Co. .advise conserva tism for the profits on all ■ ■ H — present and the taking of firm spots. block Markets By United Press Leased Special Wire. NEW YORK. Aug. 23,-Tbe new week started In with an active, strong mar ket In the first fifteen minutes and near ly everything dealt In made substantial gains. New York Central, being the only exception. There were wide openings in number of stocks, the first sales of Reading being reported 12,000 shares at 161 to 160*4• Texas Pacifie, conlined tho most active of the low priced railroads. Union Pacific made an initial gain of 1*4 points, but lost It before the end of the first fifteen minutes. The reaction was felt all around the room, and the rest of the list followed Union Pacific in reced ing. Reading selling oft 1*4 points from Its highest. The show of strength at the opening was of short duration, the buyers orders received by commission houses over Sun day were easily filled and a couple of - the large selling orders in Union Pachio > ■* started a reaction In that sldck eaus- i Head- I Price ! In other stocks generali« ■ ing the price to fall 2*4 points, lug declined iover two points, movements followed the course of tho leaders, the last half of the forenoon active I« ranged generally one poln below in sues zzagaw i Saturday's close. Governments unchanged: other bonds Irregular. 2.15 p. m. quotations from F. D. Lackey & Co., Bankers and Brokers, members Philadelphia Stock Exchange, g43 Markst street. Wilmington. Del. - Am _ L 0Como U 6**/ Atnal. Copper...84M Am Sme .flng 98-4 Nor. Pacific . 156 Norfolk ft West 94 N't'.ern Ceni 160 Am. Sugir Coho', People'» Gas x 16• - Atch T 4 8 Il8 ^ Pennsylvania 140'4 Asphalt Com .. „54 phlla. Rap. 1 30% g ^ q , M7?» Phils Comoa-i 48)4 Brooklyn R. T.'ygft Phila. ElectrlcnV Cen ., Leat her 39# Reading 158V Ches. & Ohio...StH Reck Island . ypji Cambria Steel 43*4 St. Paul ...i,S 7»4 Denver & r. 048*2 Southern Pacl'yylA ErIe common 35 South. Com. 31 v* Brie ist pfd ...sd^lTononah Klec . D f Amer. i2MiHnltedGa»Imp 89V Louisville & T *34 * a Union Paclfl Lehigh Nav. 1 iplf. S. St. Com 76'» r,eh. Valley . 8s|u. S. fet Prciwu* Missouri Pac.. yj^lWabash Prêt 55V Mo. Kan & Te> N. Y. Central Reported daily by F. D. Lackey 8. £0, bankers and brokers, members Philadelphi« Stock Exchange, 843 Mar I* et St. WHEAT Sept. Dec. 6't 4* Western Unlo J 3 141,4* Grain Market CORN. Sept. Dec. ScpL Dec. 9i'/4 60% 56 V4 37 37% OATS. 98% Sines & Welch Florists Special attention given to funeral work. Cut Flowers in season. 8lh Street, Near Tatnall. Both Phones. DEATHS John C, Buckingham. Albert H. Silver. Edward H. Brennan. John H. Hughes. BRENNAN—Suddenly. 1909. Edward H. Brennan. Due notice of funeral will be given. 'HUGHES—In this city. on August 21. rM«. »li^Sn/^enyL^of thJ Musicians thilon are Invited to attend the funeral services at his late residence, No. 721 West Fourth street, on Wednes dav afternoon. August 25 th. at 2.30 o'clock. Interment at Wilmington and 1 Brandywine Cemetery, ■ BUCKINGHAM—In this city, on August 21st, 1909, John C. Buckngham, aged til years. Relatives and friends of tho family are Invited to attend the funeral service« «t his late residence. No. 1201 French street, on Tuesday afternoon. August 2tth. at 2 o'clock. Interment private. SILVER.—At Roil Lion, Del,, on August 20. 1909, Albert H. Silver, «god 68 rears. Relatives and friends are invited to at tend the funeral on Tuesday. August ;ah. services at the house at 2 o'clock. Carriages will meet the » a. m. train at Bear Station. Interment Presbyterian Cemetery, Christiana, Del., without fur ' . .. I __ /»U A M Ski 1. |) |,l| II IB ill T* K wUfHllrltlill No. 3X4 W Ninth Street, _ " tU "V° ! Bodies in Boarding Houses, and Hospital* removed and cared (or on August 22, Undertaker O Embalmer day or olgo, Hot«i, claimed. Carriage« furnished Appointments flrat-cUa« Both '"-'«■a* outil