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The Evening Journal FOUNDED 188». Eater,» at the Postoffire at Wilmington, Del., »» second »Im* matter. A Republican Newspaper, published daily, every after soon rverpt Sundays by THE EVENING .TOURNAI. COMPANY. gloo, Delaware. . 4!h Street. Eo ¥ h and Shipley 8tr#pt», Wilnÿ mints* Office—Entrance 102 tv TELEPHONES: Editorial Room—D. A A. 600. Delraarvia 1508. Business Office—D. & A. 976. Delmarvia 2248. New York Office: 884 Fifth avenue. Chicago Office; ISO Michigan avenue. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. By mail, postage prepaid. $3.00 a year, or 26 cents a month, payable in advance. By carrier, alx rents a week. THF. EVENING JOURNAL nsea the United Press News Service, received in its editorial rootta over a special wire. This newspaper is on sale regularly at every news atsnd in Wilmington and the principal towns in the State of™Delv ware: alao at Broad Street Station and Twenty-fourth and Chestnut Street Station. Philadelphia, Pa. Advertising rates on application. No attention paid to unsigned communications. OFFICIAL ENDORSEMENTS. The Association of r rn-- *r -ev»-» y > ■> »■» . American Advertia I.» ■ t _v <, n ers is composed of » * The Assoie fron «(Amencac nil the «real adver f Adwtiaer* (New York City ) ha: •xtaurea ard ctrdJlod to the circuUtlcn ' t ,o n ihJa publication. Only the îlgrnre * o! < such papers «« sub •IreuUacb costained In its report ete ' »" '«• «annate* b» the Aaaooiatlon. , < „'nd po.itir, ' proof A . . . ... » muât b, ■nbmitlad. y Seen»» .. 4 hall bf , n , MU#d to • • '* this paper. r (his roun Th# Astoria endorses only ; I No. tit Tb« United Pub Ushers Association through Its Prêt! dont, Mr. Arthur Koppell has exam ined THE JOUR N AId'8 circulation and Mr. Koppell of I fera to wager $1,000 money, The United Publishers tv&eooia tlon of New York City has Invceii Î ' |«ted, and certlflea to, the olrou atlon of this publication. These fbots have been established, and guaranteed to advertisers. of his . and undertake to Cte&ZXfybaetr I Evening" .to™ I ■■■ "'" r ' " I NAIi has the largest _ —I paid circulation of - 4 1 any paper printed in No. Wilmington. FRIDAY, JULY 29. 1910 "MIFFED" COUNCILMEN. T HAT is the way with human nature. Grant a favor and if you happen to discontinue it the recipient becomes "miffed." Stop giving Christmas presents to one who has been receiv ing them and then learn the opinion the person has of you after the presents have been cut out. It seems to us that those Councilmcn who showed displeasure towards President Croshy be cause he stopped their passes made a spectacle of themselves. Mr. Crosby, the report says, had not been in the Council Chamber long before some councilmen made it clear to him that they did not like it a bit because their "free transporta tion rights" had been taken from then. Why rights? There seems to he no provision in the franchise granted to the company for passer for council men. We do not* sec where any rights are in volved. The giving of passes vas a matter of courtçsy. But the whole thing—this ".ranting of passes to s city officials—is wrong in principle. Instead of city councilmen having a right to free transpor tation there ought to he an ordinance prohibiting them from enjoying free transportation on street railways which have more or less business with the city. . _JV,re, htr^hRfjd some criticism of the new man , s -agement because the note announcing that the passes had been cut oft was too curt and violent. Mr. Crosby might have gone about it in a more euphemistic manner, as our friend of the Star would say, but at any rate he has done it and perhaps he is wondering what the councilmen will do in return, for, according to the report of the News, Mr. Crosby seeme.l somewhat "jarred'' when he witnessed the frowns of the councilmen and their words of resentment. The councilmen should have kept quiet and rested in the happy thought that perhaps Mr. Crosby is going to apply some of the money that will come to the company as a result of the with drawal of passes to repairing the street cars with flat wheels that go crashing along Delaware ave nue and other thoroughfares making racket and I noise enough almost to awaken the dead. Three Democratic newspapers have lined up for ! former Chancellor Nicholson as the Democratic choice for senator. The others are to be heard from. The boom for Mr. Nicholson for senator may indicate that former Senator Kenney is out of the running. AN EDITOR MISTAKEN FOR ROCKEFELLER. G LAD to note that our friends of the Dover News are showing .evidences of plutocracy, for we do not think they will be hurt thereby. They will be real, handsome plutocrats at that. The News has just purchased a fine new building which it is to occupy as a publication office. One of the editors has been on a vacation, rid ' ing in a roller chair and doing other stunts at Atlantic City. And they must have sized him up there as a live and progressive plutocrat, for he purchased a copy of The Evening Journal and was forced to hand out eight cents for it. Had the editor been there on the evening of the great fight wc should not havfc been surprised to learn that She gave up eight pennies for the paper, for about a thousand Journals were sold at the seaside re sort on that evening. But we don't understand eight cents on an ordinary day. We surely didn't get the eight, only half a cent, and we are not getting rich here on The Journal. Sure we arc of that. At that time the fair one accompanying the News editor asked for a copy of the News, and the editor feared that they might ask him a dollar for his own paper so he changed the subject with as much adroitness as he is using in booming former Chancellor Nicholson for senator. The News man confessed that he had just paid $2 10 for a plutocratic porter house steak and his pile therefore was affected. If the editor were not from "dry" Kent county, we should not have been surprised to hear that he had paid $5.00 for a high ball, or ten cents for a single old Delaware Keiffei pear. Wouldn't that jar you? We are rejoiced at this evidence of journalistic reward—feasting on porterhouse steaks and pay ing eight cents for newspapers. He deserves it all ant ; we icjoice in his happiness as we munch our sandwich and try to keep cool. According to a Rehoboth report a million or so of mosquitoes invaded Camp Pennewill, and made life misérable. Too bad that something cannot be done to do away with the mosquito pest. Hot weather and mosquitoes form about as disagree able a combination as one would care to meet. ISSUES IN OHIO. LTHOUGH the Republican State Convention of Ohio which nominated Mr. Harding for ^ Governor has been described as a "stand-pat gathering, the platform adopted seems to us to be progressive. Mr. Garfield, leader of the progres sives, has said that he is fairly well satisfied with it.' We should call such a platform, if adopted in Delaware, progressive. The resolutions commend the Taft administra tion as was to be expected. His own State hold ing back approval would have been a body blow to the President, not to be thought of. The platform defends the new tariff law and points out that it has justified the expectations of its friends by converting a national deficit to a surplus. The tariff board idea, which is to be de veloped more and more and which will ultimately be the manner of handing the tariff was heartily approved. The record of the achievements of the administration was justly commended. Even the sharpest critics of the President admitted *hat the wind up of the last session of Congress showed a remarkable list of achievements highly creditable to Mr. Taft. The declarations of the platform on State is sues are of much interest as showing the trend of thought in so large and important a State as Ohio. It is upon these issues thal the Ohio Re publicans will be assailed by the militant Demo- 1 cratic party under the leadership of Governor Harmon, who has been renominated. Notice these planks which would be considered progressive in Delaware. Supervision and regulation of all public utilities by a commission. | Guaranteeing to municipalities the right of home rule, and to the public the right to vote direct on the granting of franchises. Legislation for good roads. Protection of labor. . M S , H A State law requiring publicity of campaign expenses. Ratification of the income tax amendment to the constitution. Individual punishment for corporate offences. These are a few of the declarations concerning State issues in Ohio adonted hv n convention a» Clln . , iVk a convention as sunned to havç been controlled by Republican con servatives. There would he nothing radical should the Re publican State convention of Delaware favor the creation of a public service commission, a subject which because of recent developments in Wil mington will be herd from during .he „ext ses Sion of the Legislature. And the same may he said of the other Ohio issues we mention. They could well be taken up here. 1 The Republican State convention of Ohio pledg ed itself to the ratification by Ohio of the income tax amendment to the constitution and the Re publican State convention of Delaware should do the same. In fact this income tax amendment is not a partisan issue. lim leffries for the first time since the fioht celT the V d V., . u h I j spoke the othei day and said that something ailed him during the combat. No doubt of it. . Jersey declare that he would be controlled by the predatory interests of Wall Street and would be influenced » v them Oddlv erto..<»h fhe . • Uddly enough the newspapers that are making this outcry in New Jersey are themselves supposed FIGHT ON WOODROW WILSON. v T HE opponents of Woodrow Wilson as the Democratic candidate for Governor of New to voice the wishes of the so-called predatory in terests. The attacks on Dr Wilson are designed to Hein Jrn l .«..11 nil' *1 ar «. «Signed to Help some small fry Democratic candidates for governor. If a man of the character of Woodrow Wilson cannot be presumed m he free i,, m of cneei.l in,-—!?. «*° ii t. j f l ™ the gn . P i special interests or all kinds, then we don t know where to look for such a man. It should be assumed that some men are big enough to Sä be nea oy otners. indeed the kind of campaign that IS being waged against Dr. Wilson in New Jersey should be the best argument for his nomi nation Rut it is verv niiMtlnn.ht. . «ni JL „.«L y q uest,onab| e whether he will DO named. Perhaps Senator Penrose I was managing the third party convention in Philadelphia judging by the confusion created. . Dne thing a third party movement always does in Pennsylvania is to bring the veteran Rudolph Blankenburg to light. W'ith the Paragraphers There are Just two sides to New York life—selllna gold bricks and buying them.—Nashville American. Of course. Mr Bryan is not going to run for the Senate. Is a man going to throw away a chance of being president for one to Daily Bee. go to the Senate?—Omaha Champion "Jack" Johnson admits lhat, he breaks all auto speed limits for advertising purposes, and some day some Judge will probably give him a Jail sentence for tne samo good reason.—Detroit Free Press • * * Governor Hughes has qualified for Supreme service to the extent of getting the refusal Washington residences, but he hasn't shaved kers off yet —St. Louts Republic. Court on several his whls f n i Ne ul ', ork I man fl ot 80 mad because a young ladv fell in It remained for Mrs John Hutsel of Montgomery county, a deaf and dumb woman residing on a HtMe farm near this city, to develop the fact that this ter rlfory was adapted to the large, juicy? red last v mid tempting strawberries, and that it was a paying in dustry. Until now little attention his been pa?d ?o vea?" Die "Tit Mlssoii r!*eou nt Tl -?'r^| 0,, ^A al, . hou *b la »' mated to hhve been 1.700.000 «ÄTSd^M^rSth »:.650.500. the producers ÄStvhS*. "Ice of ICout $1.93 a cratt,— Ht. Louis (»lobo I)<*niocrat. lap in a trolley car thal he had to be arrested There s no protection afforded a poor lone man anyway nowadays.—Bridgeport Post. „m"? J effri08 8a >' 8 he may come back again. If Ji m will take our advice he will keep sitting down and stay, away back.— Chester Times y> Personal and Pertinent Chatty Stories ot the Day Leslie M. Shaw, at the recent banquet of the Com mereiat Travellers' League, said of a silly argument against a great American merchant marine; "This argument is groundless. It reminds me. really, i of old Mother Taliaferro. "Mother Taliaferro lived in a dugout in North Caro j lina near the line. When the boundary between North Carolina and Virginia was changed It shifted the old woman's dugout into the latter State. '"Well, mother,' satd a surveyor to her, 'you don't live in North Carolina any more. You livq^ti Virginia bow. Ho.w do you like it?' '"Like It?' said ihe old woman. 'Why. ! likes it Une. o' course. Kverybody knows that Vlrgtnny is a healfh - 1er State than North Caroltnt.'"—Philadelphia Bulletin. Saver Bros • D. and A. PHONE. 173A CLOTHES PRESSED PRICKS THE LOWEST. All goods called for and deliv PHONE US NOW! EQUAL TO NEW The right kind of work. Clean ing, pressing, dyeing and altera tions by experts. NEW NEWS OF YESTERDAY The Lost Opportunity that Grieved a Vanderbilt that William H. Vanderbilt grieved more over an opportunity which came By "Holland." "It has always been my impression to him and which he lost, and felt more greatly humiliated thereby by the sense that he had madwa mistake, than over any other event in his expe rience as the successor of his father, the Commodore, at the head of the Vanderbilt railways.'' So said to me the late George C. Bangs, who in the seventies became to all intents and purposes the creator of the country's fast railway mail service, and who had as his assistant in the work Theodore N. Vail, now head of the great Bell telephone system of the country. "a« the simerinI enden t nt the i*nii. way mall service, and especially the fast mall feature Of it. typeh hud been brought in very close touch with the managers of the important railway lines running from the Atlantic coast ,0 Chicago. I knew better than the publlc dt(1 how , n „. 1180 WUH thr roln . petition between Sie Now York On lirai »m ihe Pennsylvania. The fast ^SiTh^^ m.e^.Mng wat^ | tB h( >ight, the very time when, as it was afterward proved, the Standard oil Company was getiing very largo "ÄSA'SK'ÄÄlli serve to advertise these railroads, and to aid them in their competitive strug-1 gle, Wl18 ihe ability they showed to maintain what In those days were very fast railway mail services between New York or Philadelphia and Chi cago. "In the spring of 1878 I happened to learn (hut the famous theatrical managers. Jarrett and Palmer, had made contracts with the Pennsylvania, Ihe Union Pacific and the ('entrai Pa cific by which those railroad com panics pledged themselves to haul a special theatrical train from New York 1() r hi1 Francisco in three and one half days' time, it also-came to my knowledge that the attempt was to be made to deliver by the same train a ! mall which left the New York post oflice in the early morning in Chicago on the evening of the same day. . "Inanaedlalely 1 made an appoint ment by telegraph with William H. Vanderbilt and ran over from Wash tngton to New York to see him. 'Mr. Vanderbilt,' I said to him when we mpt . do you know tbat the Pennsyl vanla is to take a mall at Jersey City at onP o'clock in the morning, on the special theatrical train, under contract to d „i,ver that fliail In Chicago hy nine o'clock in the evening of that day?' •• They can't do it.' said Mr Valider bllt - ' '"Yes, I think they can and will, Mr - Vanderbilt,' I replied. 'Of course, it's going to take some very fast run ning It'll he a magnificent feather In thf * Philadelphia railroad's cap.' how great a card if would be for his powerful rivals If they were able to ,u î. fl * th * «° n v RC h mi. •, t nn , Now, Mr. Vanderbilt. 1 went on to Bay . 'you can beat them by three hour», J W J]| 8ee ( 0 ^ that a special mail is made up and delivered to you if you will have a train ready at four o'clock in the morning, and will promise me that, you will deliver that mail in Chi cago at nine o'clock In the evening.' " 'The thing is impossible,' Mr. Van . , K ; t , i,„„o derbilt exclaimed. •"I bog to differ with you, I replied. 'If . the Pennsylvania, with Its heavy gradea. is able to make the run be tween New York and Chicago In twenty hours, you could certainly do I t in three hours better time. We will irAoiY it a norfAct flpprfit ' nfihndv Khali Keep It a perfect secret, nopoay bilan know anything about it until wo ae liver a mail hy your road in Chicago at nine o'clock in the evening. Then we will announce that our train left New York three hours later than the Pennsylvania's.' "Mr. Vanderbilt got up and paced nervously back and forth; once ho went and looked at the map. Then he made a computation of Ihe running time, For an instant he seemed about to be ready to accept my proposition. but at last shook bis head. " 'If would be a great thing, but T don't feel like taking the responsibil ity.' he said. 'No. 1 won't do It, and I don't believe the Pennsylvania will make Chicago In twenty hours' time either.' j "But when Mr. Vanderbilt learned | that the Pennsylvania did do it. and after he had talked with some of his operating force and found that they had no question but that Ihe New York Central could have made the run tn three hours' less time, he felt deep ly chagrined and humiliated. And long after he said to mo. the thought of the lost opportunity still rankling In his breast ; ; '" B » n fl 8 - ««Wldid not accept e° Ur ' hmd ™ £ ould ha , V * ,a H en " fcA ' hf ' r ' r ?. ra th(> P *" n . n .: 8y ^. Rn,a ? "I'.v } 1Ut *' "«J"»" Ai« C ^ P wî lgh ~ 191P- by K. J. Edwards, ' AU r * Kh ' S rMerv f^. To-merrew Mr. Edwards will tell of . n . p, " o ; ra * " VMotmded Presl '" >n ' C, " TfUnd - Peoples' Column ! Pleased Willi The Journal. Editor ot The Evening Journal. I desire to give a testimonial for your bright, up-to-date paper, and especially is It of interest to me by reason of Us Saturday Church fea tures, not the least of which, is the "Brooklyn Tabernacle Bible Studies." Wishing you much success and as suring you of my hearty sympathy and co-operation, I am. Yours truly. Oscar Jones. Wilmington, Del., July 27. i_ Editorial Opinion °° T ^ ^«'and the bacterlolog.su tel l us that there is danger In dust; 1 'that the germs of disease like dust particles fly about when they are dry,' but not when they are wet. It seems ! reasonable to believe that germs would not voluntarllly rise out of mud | and go Into one's anatomy, but If they i are floating around in the air they f may be taken into the lungs, or get under the skin where there are scratches or other abrasions. The | thing then is to keep down the dust. 1 I Then why does the town pay a man land support a team and wear out big j Islreet brooms just going over dusty I j Creels and stirring up the dust? The larger pieces of dirt which are com I paratively harmless are brushed out | to the gutters where they may he 1 I gathered up and carted out of town. It is true that sometimes some of the 1 streets arc sprinkled before they are ! swept. Why discriminate? Why not | sprinkle all the streeU that are to be swept and save the clouds of dust , ) that suffocate household und pedes- | Dust and Derm». [ Mr. Journal Han, Come Down. Delmar Nows. In commenting upon our article last week wherein we stated that good roads and drainage in Sussex county would increase the value of farms i one-half, the Wilmington Evening [ Journal says it can hardly agree with ! our statement. The statement we j made relative to increase in value ! was not based upon theory or guess I work. We know whereof we speak I because we have dozens of examples I of it right here on the Wicomico side of ouv district. This county, which, for the benefit of those not acquainted h« Än*"Äkad "ttlh maoidam an( l shell roads within the last few J'*'» 1 ' 8 - The result Is that every farm *1°"« *ho improved roads has in creased in value on an average more than one-half, the avorape being of course greater the nearer the location i of thp farm t0 the town. We know w°nh tt'umoe^hTprtao H°sold f° r fo,,r years ago, before ihe im proved roads were made, if the Jour- 1 ,,a J 1 I " an wt, J comf ' down this way it! SIÄS ar, d peaches, and then take him over ,he «round and prove to his satisfac t,on our claim that good roads win do more to improve the value of Sus sex county farms than anything that can be done. Come down. Mr. Journal man, come down. >cod of Getting Together. Newark Ledger, Dem. Republican papers of this Stflte state lhat there is no doubt about' the Republican party continuing In | l ,ower - a "d wl, h greater power. The State has been governed so nicely] 'hat no one wants a change, and all 1 men nominated at the primaries are as good as elected, 'cry good, and that party will make j « «real effort to hold the reins of gov- | eminent. The Democratic party is not in as ] flood shape as Its leaders would like to have it, but with careful nursing the party can he gotten into* great! Shape by November. It is likely that , number of candidates will not be] a8 flroa* as heretofore, which will h ">P 'ho party, because better men will be nominated. It is useless to j make claims. The party must bury all 1 personal feelings and come together I with the determination to make a I ticket acceptable to the voters and work for its success, j The Democrats have time to get to gelher." if they want to make a good showing, ; shellpot park Week of July 26. Tuesday Children's Day. Free admission to all amusement* to «d PhiUdriphL ''îwtiSî rk nuon ln< j a p. m. j Colorado Charley and sister, in Wonder [ ful exhibition •>( »har, pshooting In (rout of , bandstand at : V~ < J" n .' 1 I ...... ! ,, VAUDEVILLE SHOW F.very afternoon and evening. Admission, ! 10 rents. Thursday meht Amateur night. | RANTING EVERY EVENING I g. ao p. ni., and Thursday and fialunlav af (ornoon, 2,Ü0 p. m I.adies free every efter 1 SX'l.«'V,™*' e, " Pt t, '" lrd * 5S " ,,d novelty dances Tuesday night i . Fmt PRIZES Mountain Rprins: Rifl^a, with hand of tw , nt} .. flv<1 pi,eea, begin annual military | encampment, Friday evening, July 29. This sounds FREE BAND CONCERTS Henry and Young'* Military band every afternoon and evening, 2.30, 4.30, 7.30 and 9.45. FREE ATTRACTION j | \ j ) ! ! j I A KUJW OF GIGGLES # • • • o. (AUt 'f] C sJsm La MJ L'i r-J (J i,-; il til 77/1 1 ;« r I » •M* Af « MODERN CONVENIENCES. " Shade of the Period—In your day Hirdle McGinnis (to her best young there was no glorious death except tn man)—Did you meet father !ast night battle, as you were going out? THEN SHE UNDERSTOOD. PIE TIME IN BOSTON. Walter—What kind of breakfast food, sir? Guest—What kinds have you? Walter — Pumpkin. apple. mince, peach, cherry and so forth, sir. Shade of Achilles — That's right "No. We were both going tn the people didn't travel In automobiles same direction, only I was about two then feet ahead." - v Jf'i A. r L m ■ ; / ÂJS'\\ AS THE DIAMETER INCREASES. Boss—What Is the diameter of a sli ver dollar, Tim? "On pay day or at the end at UM week?" EASILY EXPLAINED. McGuggln—Whoy d'they call it a tin wlddln, 1 doan't know? O'Gob—Fer becase they've bln mar ried Un years, ye gommach. DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCE "Are you a real American?" "y"a l gotta da oacers to prova IL" ■ ' V ,1 I f P. 0 . 9 !) « i " » *. A A r ■* La' » 1 Harvest Grinding t i j. mâ of of 'i ■T 1 - , .*• Bargains >—■ Prices A AUGUST SALE OF FURNITURE Starts Monday, August First Watch the Papers for our Daily Bulletins Look for the Mill - Some Saturday Specials Clothing Bargains for Men and Women to clean up in pre paration for our August Sale. Vacation and Outing Trousers Cool, comfortable pants in all shades, with and with out cuffs. Were $3. You can take your choice now at An extra pair of pants go with these Boys' Bloome ror Straight Pants Suits at .. A few more 1 of these dressy Straw that wete $2.00 and $2.50. Your choice at... $2.25 $1.75 . Hats m s $1.00.„d $1.25 Ycu can wear Low Cuts for three months yet. the celebrated "Snow"make in Tan Black and Patent Leather at.. We have $2.75.$3.00 Two Piece Summer Suits, that look dressy and wear well, in Flannel ana Serges, new shades, skeleton lined for comfort at . $4.75 Our Women's Department A few Linen Suits, in all sizes, well made, tailor fitting, trimmed and untrimmed. These sold as high as $6.00 earlier in the season. Our price now is. There are also some Woi Dresser at. A Special Vacation Price for sheer, fine, daintily embroid ered white Lingerie Dresses, with fluffy lace and made to fit with grace and prettiness. All sizes. $2.75 omen s White Lingerie(^0 35 mm Open Tuesday and Saturday Evenings Only 213 Market St. OBSERVATION AUTO CAR SEATING 12 PERSONS, FOR HIRE. Prtvato parties, lodges, societies, etc., accommodated at reasonable rates. 305 ORANGE STREET S. H. FOULKE. Delmarvia 2094-;9»2.D. & A. Phone. 5177.