Defective Flue Causes Fire
That Threatens to De
GET GOOD PRICES
FOR FARMING EFFECTS
Special to THF. EVENING JOURNAL.
NEW CASTLE, Feb. 14—Prompt
aclion by volunteers prevented what
threatened to bo a serious fire at the
residence of John J. Sheridan, South
Fourth street. The fire is supposed
to have been caused by a defective
flue, and the piano and parlor furni
ture were badly damaged.
Shortly after 3 o'clock, Michael
Hendlcr discovered the fire, and ac
companied by Officer Lewis and other
citizens, rushed upstairs. Grabbing the
blankets and quilts from beds in other
rooms they fought the flames.. Mean
while the chemical engine of the Good
Will Fire Company had arrived, but
did not go into scrviçe. The princi
pal damage was to the furniture and
rugs. The smoke blackened the pa
per In several rooms, and the piano,
pictures and fuiniture in Ute parlor
are practically rhined.
The water which was thrown on
burning nigs In the parlor leaked
through the floor above the grocery
atore. The loss amounts to several
hundred dollars, covered by Insur
Samuel Toppin la in a critical con
James Hatton is handing around
j cigars in honor of the arrival at his
home of a young son.
The attendance at the sale of stock
.of Mrs. Etta Blackburne yesterday
was large and the prices realized
were fair. Cows sold from »16 to
»66, and horses from »35 to »100.
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ta III occupy the Hogers farm which
Mrs Blackburne vacates.
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the M. U. ( hurch will be held this
evening. A special musical program
of Wilmington, will address the Sun
day school next Sunday, and on the
following Sunday the speaker will be
Mayor Rodney. .the
C. Ferris Jemlson left today for
a trip through Florida.
Mias Mabel ( lewell is visiting rcla
lives in Bethlehem. Pa.
Several persons from here attended
the inquest last night In Wilmington
as to the death of Henry C. Nalle.
id- Harold C. Conn, of the Delaware
Hcapital, and Dr. George W. Gross,
of th'.s city, testified that Nalle told
them he hud Jumped oft the trolley
car at Mcgginson's switch. Vandyke
Roberts reiterated that he had seen
Nalle Jump off the car. The Jury
returned the following verdict;
"That Henry C. Nalle came to his
death January 19, from peritonitis re
suiting from punctured intestines by
being pushed or falling front trolley
ear No. 33 of the Wilmington and
Southern Railway Company, January
It. al Megginson's switch, between 6
l and 7 o'clock p. m."
Every Piece ol Fur Reduced
Wc must dispose of every FUR in this big Stock
in the next few days. Prices arc a second con
sideration. Come and be convinced,
ALASKA FUR CO.
703 Market Street.
February Sale Of
Xhe Nelson Shoe
Shoe* that are right in every detail
and to faahion'a idea of correct atylea.
While Our Low
Prices Are In
Many of our Spring atylea are in
and euch is a model of perfection in
$ 1 . 95 , $ 2 . 19 , $ 2 . 45 ,$ 2 . 90 ,$ 3.45
With 15 year» of satisfactory shoe selling behind h.
* Think it over and do not be misled into buying shoes that
[f have been on the shelves for years, which cannot give »er
Our Men's and Boys'
Shoes Are Making
Friends For Us
Every leather and style want,
ed will be found—all at
duced prices—to clear
shelves for Spring Shoes that
our coming In daily.
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FIREMEN TELL .
THFiB C1I1F OF
WACV tdiuidi r
W. S. Carter, president of the
Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen
and Englnemon. has issued a state
ment In which he outlines what he
says are the real issues between the
Lastern railroads and the locomotive
firemen. That statement is as fol
What the Eastern Loromothc Fire
I.—Practically the same wages In
1913 that Western firemen were
the'""-V. i ire men Defuse to Arbitrate
Inder (he Railroads' Plan,
*•—Awards are based upon false
«'<dence. prepared by the railroad
companies and considered hy the Ar
bltratlon Harm! after bearings have
be f, n c ' 0Rr ?
II-—Testimony and documentary
f vldpn «« Introduced, and considered
hy Arbitration Board, without wit
,lP » Bpf ' ,elnK P |aPpd under oath, and
Tl l P " all,lng fal8p
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• tr,kes ; Increase in freight rates etc.,
granted In an arbitration in 1910;
the increase being about fifteen per
cent, over present Eastern wages;
in addition thereto working condi
tions now in effect on other roads,
and two firemen on the larger loco
motives where one fireman cannot
endure the physical strain, or
II.—Arbitration of the entire
matter as provided by the Federal
AVhat the Eastern Railroad* Demand.
I.—That Eastern firemen work for
almost fifteen per cent, less wages
than Western flremen receive; under
rules less favorable than on other
roada and without any assistance on
the larger locomotive«, or
II—Arbitration under the railroads'
plan ns in the engineers' arbitration.
are not matters to he decide! in an
arbitration of a wage dispute, hut aro
matters to he considered by Congress.
or hy the Intersiate Commerce Com
1V-Awards am not baaed upon tea
tlmor.y and evidence submitted by the
ra u r0B ds and employees In the rail
road „- p i an of Brbitratlon at , hc r0K
n j ar hearings.- but upon information'
gecured by the individual members of
(he board, during the several months
intervening between the closing of
hearing« and the publication of
V.—Opportunity is not given the
employees to controvert false ovi -1
donc» and tcatimony, conaid red by
members of the board after hearings
VI—To accept any such plan of ar
bltratlon would be tt deliberate bc
travel of the rights and interns; v
of locoomtlvc flremen by their rep-1
A'ery Cheap Coffees are seldom
fully ripened, and will spoil your di
gestion. To avoid this try our 30c
coffee and get 10 stamp«. D. & A.
Phone, 773-A. 310 King St*
Arabian lace curtains can be clean-1
ed hy brushing dry oatmeal ilnougli
thrin as they lie on the floor,
should be spread under them.
Genera/ Pascual Orozco Will
Probably Rid General Diaz in
Revolution Against Madera
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CITY OF MEXICO. Feh. 14—Gen
eral Pascual Orozco, who has been in
command of insurrection forces
In northern Mexico, is expected to
bring his army this way soon. Gener
Have You a Child in
Your Home? .
And a $5 Bill In Your
This Columbia "Favorite" with 26
selections, on 13 Double-Disc Records
$59.10 at $5 a Month and on Free Trial
All Columba Records can
be played on Victor Talk
ing Machines. Likewise,
all Columbia instruments
will play Victor Records.
Columbia Phonograph Co.
610 MARKET STREET
I». A A. 51S7.
Specials at Johnson & Bro.
Be surr and road thlF over as it moans money saved to any one
that takes advantage of the prices offered below;
Why pay more when you con get it hen 1 for abit.'c price.
IT'LL CREAM CHEESE .
Special price for tomorrow only.
BEST YORK STATE SOIT BEANS, 8 quarts for
EXTRA LARGE JUMBO I'M KELS
. 10c PER DOZEN
10 STAMPS TREE
Libby's Asparagus Tips ....20tj
Regular price 25c.
White Mammoth Asparagus. 25c
Regular price 30c.
Lemon Cling Peachc, slice i or
Home-made Apple Butter.
3 ;t>s for 25e
Pure • Boneless Codfish, 12c lb
Best Seeded Raisins,
with any of the following arti
cles. You can have any color
stamp you wish. ,
1 lb Boat Head Rice
1 hot. Vinegar .
1 liot. Mustard Relish ....10c
1 Can Baked Beans ....
I hot. Chow Chow .
1 bag Salt .
1 can Pride Cleanser
1-4 lb. Pure Popper .,.
1 ran Pure Raking Pot der, Ittc
1 Can Pure Cocoa
1 Glass Peanut Butler .
1 Box X-Ray Stove Polish ,.10c
2 liars Swjft's Pride Soap ..10c
2 pkgs. Swift's Pride Powder,
1 hot. Pure Ix-raon Extract. 10c
1 pkg. Mother's Gelatine.,. ,10c
3 pk?s for 25c
Best Kvaporatcd Peaehes,
3 lbs for 25c
Choice Early June Peas.
Only thres cans to any one
Solid Packed Tomaton.
3 Cans for 25e
Cream or Shoe Peg Co
3 Cans for 25c
Evaporated Milk, 3 Cana, for 25c
JOHNSON ô BRO.
S. W. Cor. 7th Ci King Sts
Patronize She Blind Weavers
COI.ONTAL Rl'Oa OF ARTISTIC COLOR AND DESIGN.
WHOLE FLOOR RUGS, FINE RUGS FOR PORCHES,
OLD-FASHIONED RAG CARPET,
ASK YOUR DEALER TO SHOW YOU THE RUGS MADE BY THE
BUND, ALLOWANCE MADE FOR CUSTOMERS' RAGS.
SELECTED CARPET RAGS BOUGHT FOR CASH.
The Delaware Commission for the Blind
305 West Eighth Street
al Diaz has said that in case his re
volution proves successful General
Orozco will hold a responsible posi
tion and will play an important rolo
In organizing the now government.
Council Receives Interesting
Board of Health
An interesting communication on
the matter of anthrax was sent to
City Council by the Board of Health
last night, pursuant to instructions
from City Council, requesting an in
vestigation of conditions at the ware
house of F. Blumenthal and Com
pany, morocco manufecturers. Two
weeks ago Councilman Jacob Zim
mermann offered a resolution in
Council providing for the Investiga
tion because of three cases of an
thrax that occurred among employes
of the company, one of which re
sulted fatally. This resolution was
passed and the Board of Health sub
mitted its report last night. It fol
To the Honorable Members of City
Gentlemen: This board has made a
very careful investigation, of the
condition, alleged to exist by your
honorable body at the warehouse of
the P. Blumentbal Company, and
found that there had been four
cases of anthrax, contracted by their
employes in handling the raw goal
hides as shipped Into this country
form China and India. Of the four
cases, one died, the other three are
Anthrax is a disease belonging to
the bovine family and is only trans
mitted to the human being by in
fection from direct contact (that is
that there must be a cut or abrasion
on the body for the germ to lodge),
this disease in the human being Is en
tirely local and will only affect the
parts on which the cuts or abrasions
Anthrax has been a menace to the
(Continued On Page Twelve).
Pyle & Cronin's
This is your chance to get a pair of |
Shoes or Oxfords for what it would cost i
to repair your old ones. Never before
have you had such an opportunity to save money on
ALL LEATHERS—most all sizes.
Lot of Evening Slippers*! 95
We have included in this sale some $2.50
and $3.00 Handbags, to be closed out at
PYLE & CRONIN,
619 Market Street
SAIX NOW GOING ON.
The fullest value In America is
always insured in
10c bottle extracts Vanilla or
15c bottle Wtch Hazel..
5c tumbler Mustard ...
10c bottle Cough Syrup
7c bottle Ammonia.
Fancy Evap. Peaches
3 pounds for .
Large, clean, bright, with extra
ordinary rich flavor. Evaporated
peaches of this quality make a
Childs' Special Blend
They please nearly everybody I k° x Talcum Powder
I 10c box Vanner Shoe Polish... ,5c
i 5c box Tooth Picks
Golden Rio ....
luscious, wholesome dish,
3 lbs. best Ohio Onions....
and save them money.
13c can Holly Wreath Asparagus
Pound can Childs' Phosphate Bak
You can't buy equal quality for
less than 35c with stamps.
Best quality German style Sour
Childs' Best Flour
The best bread baker in America.
The kind the stamp stores charge
3 cakes Babbitt's Soap.10c
Best pure Black Pepper.... 16c lb.
Big can Table Syrup
2 cakes Pumice Soap
Curtice Bros. 18c jar Pure Fruit
SPECIAL SALE OF MACARONI
10c pkg. long stems
ICc pkg. Elbows ..,
10c pkg. Spaghetti .
The stamp stores charge you 12c
and give a few stamps for bait.
Have you been stung?
I Evaporated Apples
Home made Mince Meat ...8c lb.
New Golden Dates
Jelly Bean Eggs...
Cream Chocolate Eggs.... 13c 1b.
Tomato Catsup, 10c bottle.
The ideal catsup. Pure, appe
tizing, not too spicy. Not too
sweet—just right. Made front
fresh, ripe tomatoes and perfectly
New, Meaty Prunes... .7c, 9c, lie
A delightful Toilet Soap, 3 cakes
10c in a box .10c
The Chrysanthemum brand—Its
a 15c article. Our price
The best household Soap—Childs' •
Naphtha; 3 cakes for
The best Naphtha soap on the
. 5c qt.,
. 12c, 18c
.4c, 7c. 10c
Big pkg. Childs' prepared Buck
3 cans sweet Sugar Corn.25c
3 large cans solid packed To
3 cans Lima or String Beans. .25c
Fat, white, Norway Mackerel..7c
A block of Household necessities
Red Alaska .
1908 Market St.,
525 Madison Street
Goods Delivered Anywhere
Pure Lard ..
at cut price:
621 King Street
* 208 Delaware St.
Childs' City Stores
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The Day of Hearts and
We Have Them—
Big Hearts, Little Hearts, Red
Hearts, White Hearts, Chocolate
Hearts—and they are all Sweet
hearts—fresh and ready to be
y our Valentine Party or
Hot Cross Buns PI
(Our own exclusive kind.)
Fresh every day, and of the same high
quality that we have furnished to Wilming
tonians for years during the lenten season.
Phone your orders early.
*** KING AND SEVENTH STREETS
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