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MTI7I» I? PI T1 ui u IS NOW UNDER WAY 11 includes 1,200 Employes in the Book and Job Offices of Philadelphia. TWENTY-FOUR FIRMS SIGN He Typographical Union Agreement Grauiiog to the Employes an EigPt-honr Workday. NOT MEMBERS OF TYPOTHETÆ Resists the Utter Organization Printers' Demand. STRIKERS SAY THEY WILL WIN FIGHT ^od'ial I'rm. Duoitcha. by Soecl.l Wlrev PhiMzIph'». Pa., Jan. L—Twenty bur of the 100 printing firms in this City Have aianaJ tbe agreement giving (b.ir employe» an eight-hour workday. TbcBchrm 11 . however, are not memb< is ol tbo l y |'othelie, the Matter Printers' ora»cuatioa. ihe firm» belonging to tbt Typothetse refuse to aoooede the ibutlrr workday. Although the printers' »trike, which it national in »cope, begin« today its citeut will not he known uoid to boiiow, because of tbe holiday. There lie 1,200 members of the Typographic lie „I Union employed in ibe book and job punting offices in this city. Ke enlly !8 ïypolheiœ firm, anticipated lb, ainae by locking out their banda »id they claim to bsve mote than filled lb, iilucee ol the union men. "Kiel) one ol our 1.200 members, •Mb tbe exception ol 25. answered to the eight-h ur roll call," was tbe joint report given out today tram three goiob meetings. "The 25 names DMiog from our lilt are of 21 men ,bo etiyed in tbe lypotbntie cilice« «beb the Typotbelæ declared its lock out »od of lour men who deserted in the tint two w«eki. "There ha« not been a «ingle dwriicm in our rank« in tbe la«t eight «wke Ibe vituation I« better than •ipeotid, and, as tbe reault ol conlet tbws to be held today and Tuesday, we «pect on Wednesday to bare victory mured beyond doubt. " Aaorlsted treu bliparch by Special Wire». Auburn, N. Y„ Jan. l.-Mannina O. hî". Sr, c 0 f h ÂmIrtMn h xTh' ar ' ,r N ' FW „f'ü "'!"" a\* Uonal . I mâ which he was y 1 il 7 is?'».. O» JÎl W 0 in° "Ä e«r.nt.n?Zi .. b l* i 0 » H u... Ä. 8 lïï« W cl 1 lln,r,î Hirt ' ^di.i.annn« Mrh.o... * ha f ,. * .w P h* v'*. 0 ***! I, i > American exchange National Rank of tyriauM failed in February, ifcoi.wilh liabilities amounting in .boat 100,000. binoe the failure 76 pet cent îf , ir b ;'. D . f ;.;™'nt de o7 ,, 6 t 7 0, n.r b « n t n o 1 ' «te »tcckboiüeia * * ** P ' ffmbiuuton, Jan. X,—Because of a iiKis. agreement between tbe iypotb ,ic of Washington and tbe local Ifioitipbieal Union, January 4tb, ■»duct January 1st, is tbe date when ibe demand of tbe uniod that all shops «ball be closed to non-union men and ibsli be p seed on an eigbt bonr basis Ii to be enforced here. Most ol tbe printing establishments it Waihiogton ate standing together I» their C| position to tbe demands of tbe union and bate issued circulars to eoilomem, explaining the position taken by tbe ïypothetæ. WINNING G PALMER SENTENCED. SAYS HE IS AN OFFICIAL POO BAH. Sapabllcan OScik.i 1 «-»«fere Want Foat naaiar tnyl„r of Hockvaslu lAepoavd. Itsak Taylor, postmaster of Uoakes lio «»»died, may shortly resign bis posi tion «» poamaster. It is said that osHa I a Kspublioan politicians who obiected to Mr. Taylor keeping etoie, Mliscli#« taxes and handling the mail !?*• tuought it to the attention of United atate» Senator J, Flank Alle« Md tht authorities of the PastolHce JJapsrlmsiit in Washington that Taylor iîk . f 8 * *■ «rteiral office and county la *• '«»« time. As tbe Fe ieral \i J****** °* fonitb-olss* postmaster, >. 1«Jlot's time does not expire, but "> m«y bo asked to resign, If it Is b» is bolding another job. ...u ,lor *• " id ,0 b ® • w»nt-to "inKepubhoan with a leaning toward» "'•flflxrs. Home Union hepubii • are said to be urging his removal nwamo he has understood that too many Jobe. It is ^ Benatoi Allee was in 8nn.7 eQC ?î *** w *ffnesflny, with State l *v > , r Urotes and other local Union Publicans in referenda to tbe matter. saKiV: m AAspdmhell, a Union Re ,°* D •'orekssi er of IJockeasin, ia bb. 1 . k b * * D "PpBcsnt foi tbe post* "•»tsrship now held by Mr. Taylor. INDEPENDENCE IS WELL-EQUiPPEO. loîîï # . I " tlop *" deD0 « Fi,e Co. is now tai,i«. qUlpped • n '* teady for active - ard> hs »IT?™' ** M " our «ff » horse to »ssdoolurt'*" .' he ho,B °» rt « h ' eh >«m. '•* '» eok * •«<> b» 'h* • Diluai T. ho»«n i» • nn* liât «I »och v 00m EV* y Bl »° has 600 •t it. 11 hose. The engine bouse in an uy k,„, ^ "»»x »savaUra. bo *' »ad irM?" traveled from this city b, ^hfladellihla, tod«;. tL tine, bruuoM*' * ,hool • , •• The stsamboa * hl "vr • large crowd, which ^h'iidu. j.* 1 * îî French .tree! nation fm »«* teoi .j.. . n,p employes Of Ihe rail **■ »«m t'tiat ri" ° f ll " 1,01 ,d, X «nu .jk ho Nvw Tracka««. J*** raesnw! ï!?.** ••Mreod commlniona *J» lallroad. h'îïï'n mm practically all nileas, n l'< * h8 ^/ 1 * ,et * blatoa snowing TLH ha. jci "I^l bu, n ,, h du " n " ,ll * > ,rB *' SfmlJM hm °r2!i * lhe U not cro Jiteu Edition 2.30 o'clock. Till j n |)i DAY ' ÜJi! AT THE CAPITAL It Was Observed With the Tradi tional Brilliance Which Time and Custom Have Decreed. VICE-PRESIDENT ON HAND for the First Time Id Six Years Tins Official Ancons tbe fthite House New Year's Ctremumes. RECEPTION IN THE BLUE ROOM Military and Naval Aides In Full Dress. FORMAL PROCESSION THEN FILES PAST AiMcI.teO I re» PUratab by ucc »1 W!r.i Washington, Jan. I,—New Year's Day at the nation's capital w«e observed It day »lib all tbe traditional bril liance which time and custom have decreed shall characterize tbe official greeting ol tbe new year, and »anther waa adood to lb» long line ol recep tions at the White bouse, whore tbe biesident sn.i Mrs, ifouaeaelt received tbe people ol tbe world, whatever their race or uteed, ol station high or low, who file past till their numbers reached up into tbe thousands, each ol them bringing a " floppy New Year. ' ' by 9 o'clock tbe long line of citizens who were to be received after tbe repreientstires ol sorete'gna of the world and the various officials ol tm American government uaa pas-ed dowl. tbe r ceiving line began lurming in front of tbe White bouse gates, and by il o'clock, tbe hour for tbe mep tioo to begia, tbe column stretched along the iront of tbe State, War and Navy buiildrnga and gare promise of one of the largest receptions in tne history of the White boute. Kleven o'clock was tbe hour set for the| reception of the Vice-r resident, tbe members of tbe cabinet anu their tam liea. For the first time in six years, today, a President received tbe good wisues ot n Vice-President on New Y'aat's Usy, the late Uairett A. Hobart having been the last Vice President at tbe White boute on this occasion. Shortly before 11 o'clock the Presi dent and Mrs. Huosevelt, preceded by tbe military and natal aides to tbe i resident and tbs several W hite bouse aides, ail in special lull drei*, de B.ecdsd the marble stairway leading nom ibe stoond floor. Entering tbe blue Room they too a up their posi tion to tbe right of tbe door leading from tbe Red Room. The tiret to wish them a happy New Year were tbe Viue-Presiaeut and Mrs. Fairbanks. Next oame the Secretary of War and Mrs.hoot, and in the order named there followed tbe Hecretary of the T reasury and Mrs. fabsw ; the becre tary of War and Mrs. Taft; Attorney Mu , od >' tb * /o«' master ^hAî.v «dkf« L»' N«*. \2o 'comer, tt the Whits bouse on New Year's; the deoretary Q , tbe | Dtaijo , « n d Mt«. Hitchcock ; the Heoretary of Agriculture; tbe a*cf*ta»y of Commerce and Labor and M,s ' Metoall. All took up their po.j. bon in the teoeving line to tbe right of the President am Mrs. Kocsivelt. »« facing Ibe President anJ receiting party, were mem ^ ra f u. «»«it .J 8 o1 J h ®. President a staff, youn* 01 thö " my ' ,nd " aMDe L, th p»«.iHont h.A «•^•r.r.bouî hi« ' b * üoors ol the . K «. d K . 00,n W8re •«••• swung open and in clear voioo Col. bromwell announced the noting dean of the Diplomat o Carps, the Ambasa dor from Austria-Hungary and Madame HengelmuHet. Tuen began the formal reception ot diplomat* and oibers, lasting tor boure. As soon as the Diplomatic Corps bad been received, tbe becretary of State and Mrs. Root left the receiving lice and returned to tbeir residence, where they entertained the corps at break last. The Supreme Court lead by tbe paseed belore tbe d to tbe receiving Chief Justice, next President and bowe party. Following tbe Supreme Court came various members ol tbe judiciary ia the district and by 12.30 tbe Presi dent was shaking hands heartily with the Senators, Representatives and delegates in Congie*«. Officers of the army and navy followed aod tbe civi lians were lest in tbe waiting line. Their reception began at 1 o'clock. Tbe German Ambassador,Mr. Uangel muller, presented tbe members of his staff peiaonally to the »'resident. This was the third New Year's re ception attended by the Ambassador from Francs and Madame Jussermnd, who were next presented. The Ambassador from Germany and Baroness Sterokurg returned from Aiken, S. C., where they spent the holidays, in time to attend today's reception. Sir Mortimer Durand, the British Ambassador, looked tbe soldier as well tbe diplomat as be entered tbe Blue Room with Lady Durand on bis arm, followed by Miss Uursnd and tbe members of tbe embssey staff. Of great interest diplomat, tbe Hist Ambassador from Brazil, Joaquin Nabuco, who appeared at bis first diplomatic reception, !»* waa tbe oeit accompanied by Madame Nabuco and tbe members ol tbs embassy staff, whom Seuor Nabuco personally pie rented. Seuor Don Joaquin D. Cassasus, tbe »mbaesadnr from Mexico, present, probably on aoocunt of scarlet lever in bis Inmiiy. When Ibe Ambassadors and their -tafia bad passed into the Green Room he President begun bis reception ol the ministers sud chargea who followed in quick succession. A new nation made its appearanoe at the Whits House today, Norway which was represented by the obsrg* t'affaires, M. C. ilauge, aud lor the Urst time Mr. Grip was.today an nounced merely ax the Minister Irox, dweden. WU9 OOl WORMS Sa V •quiminc mi!« left Jo«*« doctor • wur ÇfU* whdo I showed him thirty f«*t. wrd ln »nothwr day tho ran» «bool the aa»« l»B« 4 h)of • tape that haJVwp aapptng ml vtulriy for av««n«ot. l 1 1,9 heat of hoallh thla ieaunii i *1 will C xe. BUckatock^nlJ r/far*. •uff rc • it .,ntty Place, lladolphta, Pa. Best For y» The Bowels ^ »Qccöiw candy CATruane „Pl.cM.nl, PfM.ble, Poi.nl, T.M» bond FloOooS, N**pr Rlrkun wcikin or ortpa.Me. I*c kn*. •uM î.» Ituik Th« fenuln® tablet "ti»ou-ed OCO. CiuarftntPAti ic. oar* or your money back. Sterling l>.«roedy Co.. Chicago or N.Y. 594 >K«UIU91E. TEK MUION BOXES Hi. U.? «nu Rv.ning St .«ion. will li. gin To-morrow Tomorrow c.t 9 o'clock the day Ooldey l'ollt-g» will begin. T •eeeion» will î in p turned nt 7.30. The college utti.«*. 807 Mftrkft street, will bn open tonight from 7 to 9 for the reoep tlou of visitor», HtuMntn who cannot enter tomorrow, and who wiHti to enter at an enerly date. should have s.-ata rea»*rved at once. During the two winter«, therj wan not a vacant eeal In the collage.* GOLO&Y COLLEGE OPENING Menant el he evening RECEIVED BY GOV. LEA. Gov, Proton I-®« today received tb* member» of hl» at if! and the offiuera of the First Infantry, N. G. !>., who made a New Year's call on him at hl» residence, 9 j 9 Delaware avenue. The governor waa nr-»»ted in receiving by Adjutant-Gen. 1. luwy Wickerehain. Col. W. K. Stover, Mr*. Lea and the Mlwwe Lea. The guest* were entert* ined at luncheon. The yuuetH were as follow» : Gena. I. Puaey vt ickeraham, Ü. H. Hall, T. O. du Hont and it. J. Hart. Cola. J. G. Ewing, E. G. Shonlidge, John G. Townsend, William D. Denney and George W. Spark», Lieut, -Col. H. Ü. Cavanaugh, of the gover nor's atall ; Lieut.-Col. C. M. Stevenson. Majora E. ii. Ho)d. Simon P. Douerty anil J. L. Franc , C .pis. O. P. Holcomb, Ü. M. Dillon, F, M. Munaoo. L. Austin, E. E. Honors. William Marshall, Jr., Hnt Liuuts. li. T. Huicomb, Jr., W. H. Mahan, of the held and statt; Capte. E. C. Parks, W. E. Lan k J. W. Heed. G. L Medill, G. H. Carter, W. E. Myers, Lient». H. W. Htll, J. J. Fouik. H. W. Foi, C. N, Evans. G. /*. Geinin.il, J. M. Bowen, P. F, Pie and H. S. Kod.iey. MEETING QF PREACHERS Key. C. X. Wyatt presided at tbs meeting of tbe M- K. Ptsaouere Asso ciation in Union Church thla morning and mett ra ol impirlance pertaiaing to evangelistic woik were discu.eed. Addr.-e.es were made by b. L. Hamil ton ot Delaware College and Wil liam H. bngga of Drew Tbeologioal Seminary. Or. J. C. Chapman, who ia con ducting the union evangelistic services in tbia oily, apoka on tbe methods for evangelistic work in Wilmington. Following hie address the mealing bad under discussion the suvisnbility of street piascUing on Market street at nights tor the purpose ot leading persons on tbe sireel into tit. Paul's M. K. Cbarcu, Missionary work on F tont strict for tbs purpose ol estao lisoing a mission there and suggesting to tbe colored churches that they organize their work. These mutters ware referred to the executive committee te report on Thursday altemooB. A Pr«»ijr (»««oritton. Among the pretty Christmas trees in the city, the one at the home of James H. McDermott, at Maryland and Sixth avenues, is worthy of mention. The tree, while not a large affair, is tastefully decor ated sand in the center of a minature farm yard, containing all the neesury adjuncts. A dwelling, in miniature, occu pies a portion of the yard, while animals may be seen distributed about the yard. Broad walks f ad from the entrance gate to the house, and street tamps are about the grounds. Hsrseil to Usatb. Daisy Thomas, colored, aged 3 years, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles £. Thomas ot No. 1 Hasard street, whiab is south of Market street bridge, was burned to death at noon today while playing in tbe fire at her home. At the time ol the accident the child's mother was out ot Ibe house. Coroner Furks was notified and made an in vestigation. H nielli na- M orna W rdd in«. Miss Emma Morris and Thomas Hertel Hutchins, both of Hartley, Del., were married on Bui urday afternoon *t the par sonage of As'.iury M. E. Church, in this city. Rev. H. A. Q. Westerfield per formed the ceremony. The couple was attended by Mr. and Mrs.A. E. Hutchins, the former a brother of the groom. Th« l'iUin«t* The five-masted schooner Prescott Palmer, which was run into while aground in the cut at Cherny Island on Saturday, by the eteaatneblp Punnaylvsnia, was flouted yea tsrday with the aiuixtanoe of four tuga and returned to Philadelphia, lor repairs. She Is anchored off Heed street wharf and while her ateru is badly damaged her own pumpa kuep ber free of Watvr, Wbr Tlie» Have Bfo Rata. Tbe boys of the "bluecoat school" ot Christchurch hospital, England, do not go bailees, as a correspondent Inti mates, In order that the hair on their heads may grow more abundant from that exposure to the air and elements of rain and sunshine. The reason tbe boys of this famous school go without their hats Is that one day a very long time ogo tbe bluecoat boys were out walking and met Queen Elizabeth. They neglected to remove their bats, which so Incensed tbe Im perious lady that she had their hats taken away from them and swore that they should have hats no more. It Is a fact that men who attended that school did not In their later years become bald — Ve-n- York Times, SWEEPING DYSPEPSIA AWAY. The H«mark*l»le Cnratlre l*rnpertl*a of reptlkol* Tablets. So many caeca bar* come right under N, B. Danforth'a own reraonal obaerratioii ihHt Mr. Danfortu now knows beyond all question what l'*|*iknln tablets will do, and he can girs you the names of soores of people who»« eirarinnc« with It has been remarkable. In fact, there la hardly a person in Wilmington today but knows of «orne one who hs* b««»n decidedly benefited. Thin folks find that It increases their weight. Other* claim that it cures heart burn. pelpitatlon, »our atomach, wind belching, bad ta"te In the mouth, coated tongues. fuln«*as and distress after eating, while to th«»ee who are listlnas. tired and worn out and without ambition It glvns new rigor and renewed vitality right And the guarantee la so plain and s mere esn b© no misunderstanding, does not want even one dissatisfied ous tumor in Wilmington and b© alwnys sells rop«lki la tablets with the understanding that you must bo_ greatly benefited or you can hare your cenu back simply by tasking for It ( away. u sure lie Hot W hut the Un rtra Wanted. "Lawyers bave tome queer experl enccs," an Id the Judge. «One of them was telling of o case heard before me. A young man had been arretted for j larceny, and he sent for this lawyer, j "The young fellow told the attorney | that be was Innocent, but that he had ! no frlendt In the city and no money. Ills mother, however, waa In fair cir cumstances, and he knew that abo * ould help him. What he wanted the lawyer to do was to defend him and also send a telegram to his mother tell Ing of hie fix and « v* ■ for aid. The lawyer agreed to this mid made auch a good defense that the young man was acquitted. "He and the attorney wont direct to the telegraph ollloe to which the mee sage had been ordered sent * found It The young man w is so grateful to the lawyer that he unuded him, the unopened envelope, telling him that bo must take all the money that bis mother had telegraphed him. The law yer tore open the ycllasv cover, and his eyes were greeted with these wonts: j j | i ! "Put your Iront In God. I am praying j for you. MOTHER." "Aslni" m Hug. A good deal of fraud Is practiced In selling antique "Kazaks," "Hughes tarnt" and similar ruga, for there are hardly any of these which arc more than fifteen years old. They are "aged" artificially, but you must un deratand nevertheless that these rtigs are well made of tile very finest wools, and the native dyes used are pure and good. When they have been mad3 they are lent In the village to "the butcher, the baker and the candlestick maker"—to any one. In fact. In whose house there Is plenty of traffic. Hero the carpets are trampled upon and made to look old. They are afterward washed In a running stream and then dried In the sun. And by these means the rugs get an antique complexion end a certain gloss which are much ap preciated. What may be called a genuine '"antique" Is thus manutac Hired and sold In tbe bazaar for ten times or twenty times the price for which It could be bought ln London. Constantinople Letter. * Garfhaltli'a Ash« It 1» generally known that Garibaldi left directions In his will for tire cre luation of his body and that through the intermediary of the Italian goy* eminent his wishes were overruled. Few, however, are probably aware of the minutiae of detail Into which OarP bnldl entered upon the subject or of the extent of self consciousness which U evident at every line of the direction. "Facing the sea you shall erect a pyre two meters high, built of acacia wood, myrtle and other aromatic trees end plants growing at Caprera. On this lay a sheet of Iron, on which shall be placed my body, dressed In the red shirt. A handful of the ashes place neat tbe coffins of my daughter* Bose and Anita." The rest were to be blown away by the wind aa seeds of liberty for other parts of the world.—London Globe. Paler on Privat* Prop-rty, Archdeacon Paley, who died on May 25. 1805, wrote "Evidences of Chris tianity." The archdeacon likened "the divine right of kings" to "the divine right of constable»" and satirized the Institution of private property by the simile of a hundred pigeons In a field of corn. If. "Instead of each picking where and what it liked, taking Just as much as It wanted and no more," ninety-nine of them were to reserve only the chaff and refuse for them selvas and heap up the rest for "the weakest, perhaps worst, pigeon of the flock," that, said Paley, would bo Just like human private property. Poor White Fetlock«. In France In former times a horse that possessed four white stockings had the privilege of being freo from toll. There la a passage In one of the works of Frederick Mistral, toons poet of Provence, to the following ef fect : "'By the rule of the road there was an old custom which ivna respect ed by all, that the carter whoso leader bad four white Blockings, whether go ing uphill or downhill, hod the right not to leave the road—that Is, the nar row paved part when tbe rest was In a bad state—and thus arose the prov erb, 'Who has four white feet can pass everywhere.' " Bow to Eat German Car* The Clifton Hill (Mo.) Rustler gives tho following directions for eating German carp; When fishing. If you catch a German carp clean It and hang It out to the sun six weeks to dry, then nail It to a pine board and cover It thoroughly with salt or mud. Let It stand for two months longer, and then bake It two days. Remove the nails, throw the carp over the back fence and eat the board, but never eat the carp. Tile Artist's Illaittr. Bacon—You say your artist friend Is Industrious? Egbert—Very. Why, I've known him to work over four yoars on one picture. Bacon—Is that possible? Egbert—It Is. He waa a mouth paint ing It and four yaara trying to Bell It!— Yonkers Statesman. More Appropriât*. Rita—Did you any "This Is so sud den!" when Jack proposed? "No. I Intended to, yon know, but I was so flustered that I forgot aud cried, 'At Inst!' Instead." Proved. "Do fishes grow fast, Jimmie TV "Some of them do. My father caught one last year that grows an inch every time he tells about It."—Cassell's. ( WAiiHrn ana Weather. Do whiskers grow faster In hot weather than In cold? The correct an swer to this question la, "They do." Barbers say that there Is au Increase of about 20 per cent In business dur ing the extremely hot spells and that all this Increase comes from the men who habitually shave every other day Instead of once a day. Although hot weather makes more bnslness for tho chin polishers, they do not particularly welcome It. Meu are always more Irritable and harder to shave. Tills, couplet! with the Increased speed of execution, makes the whole ^business unsatisfactory for both the shaver aud this shAvss—JiAUJkS UU Journal. | A Card. f N otwithstanding the report in the papers is a strike of printers in job and book offices through out the country, my office will be open as usual to-morrow. for business, with the same competent force, and am prepared to take care of all orders for Printing and Bookbinding sent me. Closing to-day to allow our em ployees to enjoy the New Year. Thanking the public in general for their liberal patronage during the past year, and promising the same promptness and character of work for the New Year, I wish one and all a Happy and Prosperous New Year. that there CHARLES L. STORY, l PRINTING and BINDING, 5 W. Eighth Street, Wilmington, Del. 800 Shipley Street. ■mnie George Frederick Cooke was pIaTlng an nngagerasnt tu New York j le was dunned for $1500 one afternoon "Come on. then." said Cooke and led way to a neighboring pawnbroker's ,. My good man i pnt my8elf , n , pawn " h< . Htt | d . "j Æck me up )n „ ; P i 08e t. Don't let me out Give this 1 man the ticket Now"—to the creditor Tat Himself In Pawn. by a creditor too atrenuous to be put off. —•'take It to my raanairer ami tell him thnt (j oarKt , Frederick Tooko Is looked tip bert* in pawn for $T*O0. Don't lu* tiueoay. In an hour'* time tbe curtain must ring up. You'll get your money." He did get It, and when the excited manager. Ids audience waiting, drove furiously to the pawnshop he found locked up safely tr 'dnd the counter, sound asleep,' irf!d, being ! jocked up, sober and ready for work.— Rebecca Harding Davis In Saturday i Evening Post | , : ] g Pa -. a || n( jcs to the sap which "flows I from reeds, thickens like honor and Is Tb c Pirat Sn«»* C Arrian ln his "Circuit of the Bed Seneca, who Chambers' Encyclopaedia says was "born at Corduba « few years B. C„" »-riles concerning the use of "burned sugar" among tbe people of India and concludes by adding. "In my opinion the use of sugar, spoil* the teeth." Nenrchus says that sugar cane was first made known to the western coun tries by the conquests of Alexander the Great. The first of the sugar caues were brought from the east to Sicily In the year 1148 aud two years later were Introduced In Bpaln. In 1508 tbe Spaniards brought some of the serais or plants to the West Indies, and from these the present industry has grown. According to the London Economist. 6.107,000 tons of sugar were consumed by the Inhabitants of the world In 1893. sweet to the taste." Uxbt snd Light travels so vastly much taste» than sound that there Is no compari son between their velocities. The ve locity of light la about 190,000 miles second. At this speed light will travel About eight times around the earth a second, and light starting from th« sun will traverse the 03,000,000 miles of space Intervening between the sun and tbe earth In eight minute*. Bo Is seen light flashes from one part tbe earth to another, oven the most re mote, instantaneously, or practically so. Bound travels worse than a snail's pace as compared with fight, going only about 1,100 feet In a second, ■bout a mil* In five seconds, or twelve miles In a minute. These facts are no ticed, though not always understood, by any one who aeea a gun fired only a few hundred yards away. The flash and tbe puff off smoke are seen Instan taneously; the report of the gun al ways comes perceptibly later, the time Intervening being greater or leas, ac cording to the distance. From Jail »« tbe llenck. Francis Pemberton (1035-97) was Im prisoned la the Fleet for debts con tracted during a period of youthful ex travaganec. While In Jail he applied himself to the study of law and cams to be regarded aa a kind <*/ legal oraclr by bis fellow prisoners, who nicknamed him Counselor. With the fees they gave him for legal advice he bought books to continue his studies. He then prevailed upon his creditor* to graut his release from prison that ho mlghl the aoouer earn money to pay off bis debts. Called to the bar In 1054, aftci a brilliant career to the palac* court Westminster and »ubseqncntly In thi bouse of lords, he became a pulsus Judge. He was knighted ln 1076 and ultimately, ou the dismissal of Bcroggs was made lord chief Justice ln 10SL nerplng Cp Appearance*. An extraordinary amount of money fn London is wasted on keeping up ap poarances. says the Ladles' Field. Any number of people entertain lavishly have a big house. Imposing carriages three men In the kitchen, the aarnc number of footmen to support the but 1er, and yet the daughters ot the bouse never have 6 shillings to spend and have to calculate whether a new pair of evenlm: gloves can be afforded. Chamberlnln*« Cough Kemedy U rieasnoi to T»kr. finest quality of granulated loaf sugar 1. lined in the manu Inclure of Chamber lain'« Oough Remedy, and |thn roots uoed In Its procuration give it a flavor similar to inapt.' s)rup. making It quits pleasant take, which la quite an item when giving to children Tnu ahoence of all unreelles makes this remedy the safest and beat that can be ptucuxsd.* 1 'i. The Old. Old Nrorplos. Bcorplons are relics of prehistoric, Urne«. They have been In existence] llnce the middle Silurian ere, and] through all the changes In environment! In the millions of years which have, »lapsed they have remained practically ( the sume In structural character, In habit liiere Is little. If any, evidence that these animals In tbe past days of their history have ever gained a liveli hood by means other than those em ploye! at the present day. But, though abundance of time has been granted them to become specialized Into any,, number of strange forms, they have retained a wonderful resemblance to' Ihe original genera. Although the armai of the sen constitute barriers which scorpions cannot pass and although 1 their means of dispersal are very Um-' Ited, tbe antiquity of the nnlmal I« so great that It has succeeded In distribut ing Itself over the greater part ot the, globe, outside of the arctic areas, and! before the present period their distri bution was even greater. Woman at Her Wnvst In every sense the most objectionable ever worn by English women was that of the early sixties, write* Harry Funds* In th* Gentlewoman. I defy any lady to appear refined In the correct fashions of that period. I was Just old enough to look at them to pic ture books and gaze In my perambu lator at the common objects of fashion with Infantile astonishment The hair stuck out at the back of the bead, os a chignon or bun (really resembling • loafi, surmounted by a little Mack turban with a feather stuck to It; tight fitting purple Jacket strapped and crossed with black or red braid; pan niers of gray color—bright yellow, say —on which were worked startling pat terns to red braid; short full skirt say of red—with wide upright stripe* of purple braid; a red parasol, yellow gloves and violet boots completed * costume that our gentlewomen one* wore!—Pall Mall Gazette. dr Origin of Do* Day» According to the generally accepted doctrine, the dog days begin on July 8 and end on Aug. 11, but there have been disputes as to every possible point about them. It was universally agreed that they were connected with the dog star. But which one—tho real dog star, Sirius, or Procyoa, the little dogl Then there were disagreement* as to tbe particular astronomical perform ance of the star that fixed the dog flays, as to their number, which varied In different' estimate» between thirty and fifty-four, and whether they were to be reckoned before, after or around the star's performances. The forty set bed on precede the rising of Sirius with the sun. A belief grew up that In these days dogs went mad, but terrestrial dogs bave really nothing to do with It The original belief waa that the star and sun together brought Intense heat and all sorts of plagues*— London Chronicle. Pascal has a beautiful definition of rivers. Ho says they nr* roads thi. march. funvfetus & ffo. 1905. Why Not Insure Your Property in the Strong Companies h«i retentai by Hawkins & Co., Fire Underwriters. 712 MARKET STREBT, Wilmington. Dei. 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To accommodate tbs traveling people, the restfug room is open «vary night In the week. H r T Tf7l 3ÖS! fl'SrT.o! Fuurt*«Mi>u *Ovi K Og IT'S CIRCULATION That makes newspaper space valuable. Every Evening Is the only dally newspaper In Wilmington which guarantees circulation.