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NATURAL HISTORY Exhibit of Society to be Placed in New Building Shortly LECTURE COURSE TO EXPLAIN SPECIMENS Within a short time the removal of the very valuable collection of the Natural Jllstory Society of Delaware front Friends' School to the old pumping station at CoM Spring Park will be begun. Shortly there after Wllmhigtonlans will have available the only public natural history museum in the State, It being one of the provisions of the Water Commissioners in granting the society the use of the building that the display should he open to the public. Only those who know the value of the collection can appreciate the action of the Hoard of Water Commissioners and the Willingness of the Natural History Society to virtually present it to the public. Per sons interested In the natural history of Delaware have found the' collection In valuable. It has been made during many years, contributions having been sent by the foremost scientific men of the State, The late William M. Canby was one of those most Interested In the society and other men of his standing have given It the high status It now enjoys not only In Delaware, but in other States. It is the purpose of the society to engage an attendant for the building and to take the proper safeguards for the care of the collection. The proximity of the pumping station to the High School will probab y make the building the resort of many High School pupils engaged In the studies which the specimens In the collection Il lustrate. A number of lectures will be given In the building in connection with the exhibit. Now that the Historical Society has l>een successful In getting permission to occupy the building vto.me persons have suggested that the Historical Society be permitted to occupy part of the old pump ing station, should there be room. The Historical Socletys valuable' collection has outgrown the building at Tenth and Mar ket streets, where It Is now kept. Men tion was made sometime ago of the re moval of this collection to the old pump ing station at Cool Spring Park, but the matter was never taken up with the Board of Water Commissioners. R. LEONCAVALLO, FAMOUS COMPOSER OF ITALIAN OPERA | 7 I ■Æ 1 J ■tni jlHUGGIERollTf i lLEOHCAVALLÖI u llugglero Leoncavallo, the famous Composer, whose opera, "I Pagllaccl," ha« been a favorite with music lovers since its first presentation in 1*92. was born in Naples, March 8, 1858. X.eon cavallo ranks with Puccini and Mas eagni as a master of the modren Itai lan school of music, although, accord ing to some critics, tils work gives evidence of German Influence. Besides •T Pagilacci," his other operas, especi ally "La Boheme" and "Zaza," have been well received. In 1906 Leoncavallo vtelted America and conducted per formances of some of his own works. DORNEY TALKS OF HEALTH WAR Says Some Soulless Corpora tions are Responsible For Spread of Disease "Sail Affair in HBgan's Allay! Snootenz heimer wife and seven children lound dead! American Air Company of Wil mington explain that Snootenzhelmer had been notified of six months' arrears In air rent, and while the company deeply regret It, they were obliged to shut off the air." Supposing wo found that In our news papers some day, asked John M. Dorney of the American Federation of Labor and the Painters' Union, in his speech last night at the Tuberculosis Exhibit, on the causes and cure of tuberculosis. He went on to say that the soulless corporations were doing Just as bad as this in shutting off decent food, fresh air In working places and sufficient clothing, from people. Phy stclans say that the causes of tuberculosis are poor food, impure air, deficient vital ! ;y, mental depression. What causes item? Decent, Christian, Intelligent, am Itlous men stood on the corner of Ninth nd Market streets this winter and >»n -Idered suicide because they were out of work; whole families In Wilmington have gone to bed supperless, have slept shiver Ing and walked the streets under the steeples of all the churches; rich bank ers have told them to eat rice, when they could not buy eggs, beef, milk ; tbous ands of men have to breathe Impure air while they work. Tet doctors say lack of these things is the cause of tuberculosis. Who is to blame? God? No, he made laws all right until some Infernal scoundrele of men interfered. •T would like to be a Csar SO days and take some of the captains of Industry, the hypocrites who sit In the front pows of churches and show thsm where I work." said Mr. Dorney. "Thousands work In tor rlble conditions; they don't know how «0 tell you about them, and they are too Uted. I would have I-eon too tired last week to tell you—X went to sleep after breathing ammonia fumes and pulverised wood-fibre all day, wishing I might never weke up again. Some of the rented lac? The . >c me M. Megary & Son Co Special prices on re finishing and reuphol stering of old furniture; recovering is tree of charge if coverings are bought here. We pay the freight on out-of-town shipments and allow carfare when bills are of reasonable amount » THE HOME OF FINE FURNITURE «« Sixth and Tatnall Sts. Wilmington, Del. J Just Plain, Truthful Facts About our February Sale selling - space of one large floor in the new building enables us to show a greater variety of patterns in many different lines—more particularly beds and bedding. Its Advantages are apparent, and that they are fully appreciated is shown by a steadily increasing business. New Goods —New Furniture, new Carpets, new Dra peries, new Cbinaware, arriving daily, add to its constantly increasing interest. Your Purchases may be stored here without extra cost, and will be delivered to suit yout convenience. that are teeming with interest to those in need—or soon to be in need—of Home Furnishings. Our Aim is to give you Home Furnishings of the highest grade quality, pleasing in design and linish, yet of such sturdy construction as to stand the test of time, and make you more satisfied each day in their using. The Reductions, as is easy for you to determine, are strictly genuine, and range from TEN to FIFTY per cent. In Its Scope we know that this February Sale sur passes all previous records. The addition to our Bernstein Three-Piece Beds Reduced The Popular Brass Bed ; Hi / is still jjaiiiiiiR in popularity, anH wr believe justly so. That they arc rich in furnishing qualities, strictly sanitary and serviceable, is well known. We handle the product of a well known manufacturer, and guarantee them solid brass over steel tubing. Kach bed is finished in best grade gold laccpicr which prevents tarnish ing. Many new patterns have just been received. ill i'i The "Bernstein'' is the original three-piece bed, and it needs no apology. It has the double hook construction, and is sold complete with a 5-year guaranteed spring. That it is comfort able, cleanly and sanitary is testified to by every hospital iti Wilmington. The designs are in good taste, and will match any scheme of fur nishing. These beds are finished in three coats of white enamel, each separately baked on. rough places to scar the hands or tear bed cloth ifig. Discontinued patterns enables us to offer these so much below regular prices. Regular price $17.50; Sale price $12.00 Regular price 17.00; Sale price lo.eo Regular price 16.00: Sale price 12.50 Regular price 15.00; Sale price 10.00 Regular price 15.00; Sale price g.75 Regular price 14.00; Sale price 9.00 Others from $6.00 to $50.00 less February Sale discount. / tv BRASS BED, full size, Colonial design, two inch posts, five vertical fillers, head i A EA and foot; special price. I UiWU A. \ m ♦ No m mi « BRASS BED, full size, bow foot, two-inch > o v posts, flat cap vases, seven filler rods i E A A head and foot. Special price.| W,UU V ■a «a BRASS BED, full size, two-inch continuous posts, five heavy uprights head and foot. Special price. 16.00 Sample Brass Beds Sharply Reduced Excellent Values in Carpets, Rugs , and Linoleums V Regular price $57.00'.February Sale price $44.00 Regular price 47.50; February Sale price 55.00 Regular price 47.00; February Sale price 55.00 Regular price 40.00: February Sale price 55.00 Regular price 58.00: February Sale price 27.00 —First Floor, New Building. First Floor, New Building.— W 0 Iron Bed Special High grade Wilton, Axminster and Tapestry Rugs, serviceable and satisfactory, very pleasing designs. Best French Wilton Rugs, 9 ft. by 12 ft., now.$50.00; were $tw.oo each FVench Wilton Rugs, 9 ft. by 12 ft., now $40.00 and $45.00; were $55.00 each Royal Wilton Rugs, 9 ft. by 12 ft.,now.$52.50; were $41.00 each Royal Wilton Rugs, 8 ft. 5 in. by 10 ft. 6 in., now. .$29.00; were $57.00 each Axminster Rugs, 9 ft. by 12 ft., now.$19.00; were $24.00 each Roxbury Tapestry Rugs, 8 ft 5)11. by 10 ft. 0 in., now $16.00 ; were $20 each Tapestry Rugs, 9 ft. by 12 ft., now.... Tapestry Rugs. 8 ft. 8 in. by 12 ft., now Whitall's Body Brussels Carpet Savonnerie Axminster Carpet... F,xtra Axminster' Carpet. Saxony Axminster Carpet. Velvet Carpets... Tapestry Carpets Tapestry Carpets ) I À $15.00; were $18.00 each ..$0.oo; were $12.00 each ...$1.25: was $t.6o yard ..$1.15: was $1.70 yard ... .$1.05 ; was $1.50 yard ....95c: was $1.40 yard 95c and 80c; were $1.50 and $1.10 yard 90c and 80c ; were $1.15 ami $1.05 yard .... .70c and 60c ; were 90c and 80c yard Carpet prices include making, laying and lining. SPECIAL—Inlaid Linoleum, heavy stock, good patterns. Regular price, $1.60; now $1.15 square yard, including laying. * . Fourth Floor, use elevator. r * » White enameled bed, exactly like cut, full size, £-year guaranteed spring. Rcgu-A flA lar price $14.00; sale price... * .UiUU ll*nn Rpd exactly like illustration, full size, U VII BvH so ij complete with a 5-ycar guar anteed spring; finished in three coats of white enamel, each separately baked on. A A C A Regular price $17.00; sale price.,., | UivU Half Price Parlor Suites Among the many bargains in this Mid-Winter Sale none arc more in teresting than <• V on our Parlor Suite floor. Every Suite is reduced many as much as half. Yet we guarantee every one of them, as they are built in our own factory, by skilled workmen, under competent supervision. Frames arc of well seasoned Northern birch or genuine mahogany—both period and modern designs—coverings of Gobelin Tapestries, Damasks. Plushes. Velours, &c., in large variety of patterns—every item that enters into their construction is thoroughly trustworthy. To make room wc have selected a number of Suites, frames of which we cannot duplicate, and marked them at HALF PRICE. Tlircc-piecc Suite, inlaid panel hacks, mahogany finished frames. Regular price $57.00. IQ Cft Sale price .I QiUU Three-piece Suite, genuine Shera ton design ; solid mahogany frames ; upholstered in Gobelin Tapcstiw. Regular price $86.00. flfl Sale price ."twsUU Three-piece Suite, design of Louis XV. genuine mahogany frames. Regular price $110.00. f|A Sale price .UWiUU Green Trading Stamps With All Cash Sales. Electric, Gas and Oil Lamps Much Reduced Special Mattress Values ( WHITE FELT MATTRESS, Imperial edge, fully stitched, in two parts, 60 lbs. weight, made of even layers of fine white cotton ; cannot possibly mat or get lumpy; comfortable, clean, sanitary; special price, $10.50. WHITE FELT MATTRESS. 50 Ibs.wcight. sectional, evenly felted, choice fancy ticking, an exceptional value, $6.50. A splendid selection of Electric Lamps, with electric dome and art glass shades, in every beautiful color, with and without fringe. $ 6.50 values, now 10.00 values, now 12.50 and 15 00 values, 10.00 complete 18.00 values, now ....$15.00 complete GAS LAMPS. Large variety of choice in de signs and colors. $10.00 values, now 15.00 values, now 26.50 and $28.50 values, 20.00 complete Others as low as $3.75. OIL LAMPS. Very handsome decorations; globes and bases to match ; Pittsburg burners $ 4.00 values, now.$3.50 complete 4.00 complete 6.00 complete 8.00 complete —Art Floor, head of stairs. $ 5.50 complete 8.00 complete Chippendale design, solid mahog any frames, thrcc-piccc Suite Reg ular price $142.00. Sale price . « 71.00 Genuine Heppcl white design, three-piece Suite, San Domingo ma hogany frames, inlaid, covered in $ 8.00 complete 10.00 complete PiUows and Bolsters silk damask. Reg price $116.00. Sale price ... OObIIU BEST GEESE SETS, boxed ends, blue and white ticking. Regular price $10; February Sale price, $ 7 - 50 - DUCK SETS, all duck feathers, well filled. Regular price, $6.00; February price, $5.00. MIXED SETS, duck and chicken feathers, perfectly odorless. Regular price, $4.00; Feb ruary price, $2.35. Five-piece Suites, excellent range of coverings from $50.00 to $40.00; $82.00 to $62.$$; $88.00 to $70.00; $95.00 to $65.00. 5.00 values, now 8.00 values, now m.oo values now * I - Æ ^ J4 \ remedies for tuberculosis? Prevention, not I remedy, and the people must arouse them ; selves to do this. ) The labor unions for years have fought the corporations to got sanitary work 1 „hops, and child labor laws, ete., passed, and have been defeated by the suppliant servants, ward heelers and such, employed ky tho corporations. The people were d< f, eied and It served them right because i they had elected such legislators. It is the corruption in influences in America caus ln *» tuberculosis." ■ After the lecture, which was nppleuded frequently, people seemed unwlllng to go home, but stayed to la.k over with each j other the case. B rno thought the lecture i gospel truth. Other» thought It did no good to etlr up does prejudice. Some who had done mission charitable work among tho very poor, thought their improvidence anJ had much to do with the , r troubl „_ they much „ the rich were the cause of their misery. .. ______ 11 I tinC A|tr DUUuul IlnNUîUlilE Nemours Powdtr Company have bought the handsome meter yacht Enjoy II from T O. Dennett, of Now Haven, Conn, The yaohl Is n cruiser 70 feet long, mod ernly «quipped, and has a Standard motor MOTOR CRUISING YACHT Some member» of the E. L duPont de of one hundred horse power. . 1 Collection to Educate Priest«. The collection foj tho education of students tor the priesthood of the Catholic diocese of Wilmington, taken on Pentecost Sunday, 1909, Is as fol- 1 lows: St. Peter's Cathedral, $519.99: St. Paul's Church, <200; St. Mary's Church, <100; Bt. Hedwlg'a Church, <80; St. Patrick's Church, <50; Newark, Del.. chinch, ^MO^Bacred^Hoart^hunsh^lîs" Oalena,' Md'„ <89.11; New Castle, Del.', |go ; St. Elisabeth's Church, <96; Dover', d«},, f^O; Delaware City, Del., <16.18; Easton, Md„ SIS; Rldgely, Md„ <11; Middletown, Del., <10; Cape Charles, Va.. <1.08; total, <1,269.13. EVENING JOURNAL last week. He was much pleased with the number of replies and has been able to dlepoee of big business to his own satisfaction. Ho is now a firm believer in THE EVENING JOURNAL as an advertis ing; medium. Sells Cigar Store. Ray Orlffenberg who conducts a cigar and stationery store nt B East Ninth street Inserted a small classified "ad" in tho for sale column of THE If you have H lor Sale, we ! have (be Ready Cash to pay You. Call or Phooe. McMahon Bros. Id «nd -no ' Sts. AVER'S HAIR VIGOR Ingredients» *iG£"kl2SSr gRSSrÄJCS: Show this to your doctor, Ayer's Hair Vigor promptly destroy* the germs Ayer's Heir Vigor Just as prornptly destro ys the that cause falling hair. It nourishes the hair- germs that cause dandruff. It removes every bulbs, restores them to health. The hair stops trace of dandruff Itsrlf. and keeps the atslp falling out grows more rapidly. clean and In a healthy condition. I Poes not Color the Mair| ■ LONE OAK FARM bwlss Goal Dairy, vjfltkfor Infants Two male kid» ft* ai<*. Make nice pete for the children, sat ver» little. Can keep them tr.ywherp Or they are excellant en the tea»» Far superior to in * " a %är v 'TrrAT T Äi°r Marshsllton. Del.