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Ml IS ON UHL Be is Charged With Forgery and Falsification ol Records ol • Filtration " CASE taken up today Hearing Is Before Judge Anden ned, id the Philadelphia Criminal Court. JUDGE GORDON WONT APPEAR District Attorney Will Conduct Prosecution. lEARLY 200 COUNTS IN INDICTMENT jpMlitwl rreve Dlvpatoh by special Wire«. Fklladslpbia, Fs., Jan. 2.—John W. ujU funner chief of the Filtration Burenu. »«« placed on trial today be linjuig, Audeaned, in toe CtiD in.il (Vytt, charged witn lor.ery and faui Botlico ot tbe records ol the $ ittra got bureau. Ur. lull's street, last June, was one g the bist and ra st sensational o' ,p e „«vsLpmeuls growing oat of guar Weaver's bisak who tbe Re publican organization and bit orusaoe (ut good government, ifie arrest Jol keeo on invesiuation by lotmer Judge Jtmee Uay Gordon, private oouaael lot tbe mayor, into the system by vbioo contacte lot work on tbe tiltra tion plant had been a « aided „ad tbe amDFi in wbicn tbe work wae per briEid Mr. Hill was „treated on June Sib and held in $8,000 bail tor trial. » las uaye later be was again arrested on , iimiiar cbaige id connection with uoibei e ntrant, and bis bail was io aea.eo to $ .0,000. Ida indioiment contained nearly 200 tonsil. Ibe prosecution will be conducted bj District Attorney John C. bell, vitb bis assistante, David Vtelleistein in Chaster N.Furr Mr. VValieratein »u associated with Mr. (Jordon in tb» Ï tiimiD ry bearing of former Cbiei illaao was siterwsrds appointed an iMisvaOt dlatrct attorney, r ormer District .attorney (ieotge £3. Graham Il ill Hill's cbiel conn el. Juoge Ueraon sill no figure in tbe trial, be ess(kmad lernn.sion by the die tnciiti' iney to ageist m tbe presents tics ol ne L mnonwealtu soiae be ctDrfOl tie position as pri-aie counsel IS Ibe as,. I. lbs <is*e bss gamed widespread ■outiFiy an, tbe trial, it is thought, sill prove one oi Ibe most notabia tbat bss >tsr engaged tue attention oi a Mil Juiy. Ussy ol tbe witnesses o be balled by t c I tose uiioq and oeleni.e r- ex («II eng.ceer , and Ibere will be a rs-i aim uni of testimony ol this oàsiscur. TRAGEDY IN MINNESOTA Matiti w iiiyvr, I •«! II• r 9l|t(M tt I 'til tit 1 itUut, Kill« » -»-Hy Ilrr M • her and isuir. I,* i.i -pBC... » r - CTe»on>e, Minn., Jan. 2.—Matthew Sljei, inf.tuaiea witb Featl Mneatou, O-ughUr oi ti. N. Mbuaton, a »c.ltta) tarmer, broke Into tbe wbeaton home, |g»r tatie, Inet aigtat, .hot ana killed •he girl end family wounued bei iiii,i. i\utL, bet uotber und bimeelf. Sl)>t ia a dental etoueut at tbe Uni •eteity o Almneeata. Feat) Wheaton hid Museo to malty faim. Usable Is secure entrance through tho door, filier broke tbtougO a wiodbw. He wes met by RutbkSbeaton, •ho, eirneu with a revolver, attempted torioleottbe lamily. Htyer wrested thetsvilver Iron» ber and sbet her twice thinugb ttie breast. He next turned on M.a. Wheat n, shouting ber it ibe tbioat and arm. lie ran up •l»ir, in i earl's loom, breaking in tbe doer, tie shot her through the been, ,nd next he shot himeeli. «hen neigbboia rushed in, btyer was found, *ub bm hesa on tbe girl's bievst, ehe "«id, a he buteiy living. Tbs only other Inmate ol tbe bouae, a child, Mc»p«d b, leaping through the window "•jet bad biogen. Mr. Wbeaten wns •wsy Irom home at the time. BOTH SIDES ARE SATISFIED *vee'.'el l-rso In.,men ov special Wire. Philadelphia, Fa., Jan. 2.—Both em ployers and ,, printers today expressed th)inselves as satisfied with tbe strike Must,on i„ , hlg oltJr w c . Met her • 00 , ebsirmso ol ibe orgsmz itiun oum J 1 (be Typographical Union, "•' 1 that about JO pee cent cl the "»n remained at work, but declared V *"'■ not unexpected by the "Were. Seventy shops and 700 men V* l0 '°l»ed in the strike. Twenty , h u, , onn *J'P°tb«tn; firms have granted »• UemsBd lor an eight-hour day. me members ol tbe lyiotbetæ as •Med th « t th# lt ,, ke ù#a not )Dter _ wren to any extent *(itfa their busi *«• From the time tbe lockout waa ."«"'•'•i the employers in an »I »ha strike they •ound to replace the uniuo P nters andi lhey stated, in many sin uaion men have been employed ,M 8r * now at work. said, men MUST SERVE LIFE SENTENCE I ' , ^ : * 1 ' 1 tiisvwich C^-.hmgtun, Jan. 1>V special Wlrsa m .a t, 2-— Th * Supreme ■ »(firm. ('re th * Un "«<I States today I Court nt l ba lleo| ffi° n of the Kentucky I li ii„. A| P 6 »*» >n the caee of James I buare" 1 of Kantuoay. I Cm . , n t,letl thre » times in tbe I on u. H *y ou, »«l Franklin county, Ky., Ii'bi b , a, . g * °L mu, d«nng Gov. Wil lata?* 1 C l K0 °' uok y' 0D January l,,^' and convicted eacb time. _b, tom .."rfV **nteooe to life Imprison to nec.,, J ^ ou ** 1 * onae to this court KentuëL* V" 1 *'' 01 ,be ,u liog ot tbe adePisiuti A PP** ls ' Ä»«In» »llow in^ fc° th * ^' rou| l Court against oitil ,iu h !îî '■'•'•»n» '•••I- His pnn toga „1 w, a tb"* the proceed »feciing anddl ° 0U,t *" tbe m " u ® r uf itiegular d dl * 0( *»tging jurymeu was ■ T . School« K.op.n. I W,,,Utol lc .r t,oola «* "m city reopened I **• good. t l9 n °3dayi. Tbs atUudauce Edition 3.30 o'clock. . 1 ^ J rp. T ■ rppVi < It i ri til tapped iesnmony Given at the leca;ur Coon-martial lo day by Charles S. Keller. called by defendant He Said That He Remembered the Day MIDSHIPMEN IN DECATUR'S ROOM Officers Were Taken. The Accused Was a Member of the Party. CORROBORATION OF OTHER WITNESSES A-aoclated freu Dlinatch by soeclal Wires Annapolis, Md., Jan. 2.—The court martial wbicb is trying Midshipman Hie; tea Decatur, Jr., tor the b.c-ng of Fourth Classmen Isaao N. McCrary and Gaylord Cbuton, resimed its ses sums at 10 o'clock Ibis morning. Immediately alter tbe reading of the record of tbe last day's teas ion, Mid eblpmao Charles tj. Keller was called to tbe stand for the deleoue. tie said that be remembered tbe day tbe phatcA. graphs at the petty officers were tagen (It bad been lestifi.d to tbat this tbe day ol tbe bezmg ) and tbat be bad been in Decatur's nom altar dinner. He testified that a number ot midship men weie there and tbat one of them waa Deuator. The latter statement was evidently a eurpnee to tbe de tonne, as it corroborated the prosecu tion's testimony. He said that be saw no fourth classmen in the room and tboogbt that be ooold hare seen them if tbey bad been there. Uu oroaa oxamination, be admitted that the officers bad tbeir pictures taken several days. Tbe trial was interrupted and tbe courtroom cleared to ouneider a matter wbicb wae afterwards made public. This win tbe receipt ol a telegram (torn George L. Foster ol Louisville, Ky., latuer ol F'irst Classman W. W. Foster, whose trial is tbe next on tbe docket of tbe court. Mr. foster asked a postponement of tbe bearing ol bis son's case until tomorrow afternoon or Thursday morning. Tbe opinion ol waa on tbe court was that no special action was necessary, as tbe obances favor tbe continuation ot the present case until tomorrow, Midibipman John F. Cox ot the second class was tbe next witness. He esiified that be bad b en in Decatur's t ona alter dinner on tbe day when tbe ,etty officiels were to have tbeir pic tures taken. He said be bad seen no one dem.' hazed and would bave seen r beard them II tbey bad been, he tbougbt. On oroat-examination, he said »ernenne might bave been doing "No, 16" or " ibe Leaning Rest" in tbe olnsot and the witness not know it, but be was sure tbat be would bave beard tbe ooise made by tbe feet on tbe tioor bad anyone teen standing on his Lead. Mi sbipman Robert V. Lowa, a olaesmate oi Decatur's, eaid be bad ceme directly from the meae ball after diuoet on tbe day tliat the petly officers bed tbeir pictures taken. He bad glanced in tbe closet, be said, and bad »een no one. Decatur, be said was in the room when tbe witness arrived and left tefora the witness did. On cross-examination, be admitted tbat it was possible to ceme into n loom snd not see in tbe closet. The judge advocate also brought out tbe fact that pictures were taken on three different days. WILLIAM D KIRK DEAD. Associated rrws LispatcU oy Special Wires. Ht. Paul, Mino., Jan. 2.—William D. Kirk, president cf tbe Capital City Hank, died today of heart disease. DEADLOCK IN LEVY COURT. Messrs. Hopkins hiiU Mcl arllu for kbo I'rnslclrnoy. Tbe Republican members ol tbe Levy Court were in caucus tor two hours, this morning, trying to make a slate to reorganize tbe court tor the yesr, but nothing was aocomplisbad bsotuse cf a deadlock 1er tbe presidency. C. Canuy Hopkins desires to be re elected to tnat office and be was eup poited by Commissioner Brown. Roh eit MoF'ariin is also a candidate lor presidsot and is backed by Mr. Logue. At 1 o'clock tbe caucus' adjourned until 3. The caucus stood two for Hopkins and two for MoF'arlin, during the entire two bouts and from indica tions the deadlock will continue, uoleea tbere is a compromise oo some other a.ember. If was rumored tbat tbe matter oould be settled by Mr. Brown accepting tbe presidency, but tbat he had deoliued. Mr. Brown stated tbat it waa not offered to him lo caucus. There was alao a report tbat Horace Q. Knowles, tbs present attorney for the oouit, was unanimously nominated 1er tbe same position by (be caucus, but this was denied by the members. Mr. Knowles, is, however, tbe only candidate, so far as is known. COLLECTOR CLARK IN CHARGE. He Was Sworn In Tin* Morninx by Magis trate IliHdlry. Kes. David R. Clark of Kenton, tbe new collector ol customs, was sworn in as collector, today, by Magistrate Bradley, and took oharge ol tbe office, tbo effects being delivered by Robert U. Houston, tbe retiring collector. Mr. Clark informed tba assistants in tbe office tbat be bad no intention ot disturbing them, and tbat if tbere bad been aov past political differences It ia understood tbat all are under Civil tbere would be no friction. Bervtoe regulations. 'Iruct«*«» of the Poor. Muoh interest is centered in the ex piration of tbe tsrme of some ol tbe Trustees ol tbe i'uor. Di. John Bell ot Mermaid, George R. Roberts and William Turner ol this oity, shortly end tbeir terms, lieved, will be returned. Siumel J. Dennison is mentioned lor one of tbe otber places. Dt. ball, it ia ba THE WJRKH3USE. Report of iho Operations of the Institution foi ihr Vrnr. f tb» Levy Court, At tbe meetin_ till«!, the >si«Qib annual report ol the Hoard of Trustees at tbe Maw Caet e County Wnkbooee was «ui muted ana ret rred to tbe proper committee. It • b we that institution to be in excel tent oonaitirn fresident Uawtbrop, in hie report, states that tbe highest number ot pine. "nets at »ay time wae 3:8. on August 31st, 1005, anil tbe lowest number was Ibts, on May 2!)lh. The svstage popu. lation WU« 268. Ourinit the year there weie reoeived 1,610 prisoners end 1,5 il were diacbaiged. Much o( tbe work, aueb as digging trenches end excavat ing (or tbe new addition, wee done l>y tie ot miete. A detail d étalement ol tbeexpendi tune for the year'ending December 12th, I0Ü5, shows a balance ol $51, UiU.53. During tbe year there was re called fiom tbe Levy Court $36.1*30.40, nod alao $( 8,311.50, tbe proceeds ol tbe sale of bonde issued 1er the enlarge ment ot prie n and worm hop. 'the temporary I an of $3,250, to pay the duly interest of lait year on the work in use, was paid back to the court. There was reoeived from tbe govern ment $7i5.40, which makes a total ol $17.015.80 received during the year for tbe keep of prisoner!, 'ibeie le et ill due tiom the government $130.80. lbs Levy Canrt paid $79.30lor trans portation of yrlsoners to and (torn tbe ««Batons of the criminal courte. There bus been reoeived during the year from tbe contractors lot ahup work $12,671.07, and from quarry products and tbeir delivery, $2.792.93. Tbs trusties announce that out of tbe net earnings lot the last tleoel year tbere eaa a surplus ol $13,519 81, $10,000 ol wbicb has been used lor tbs redemption of workhouse bonds, Tbe report sbowa tbe total receipts lor the year to Ire $i2:, 60.21; dis. bureemeots, $76,5)9 71; balance, (51, U<0,53. The amount paid to pnsuuera duitna tbe year lor oveitaek wae $1,425.85. Chief Warden A. H. Meserve'e repoit shoes tbe averse« population to be 25 more than lot 1004. There were eight detibs in tbe year, live item tubeiou losia and three showed symptôme when admitted. Tbe discipline, Mr. Meeetve esys. is of tbe best. "Many ot tbe long term men me free to ezpieee themselves as pleased with tbe firm and lair disci pline maintained in tbe prison," be saye. "Tbe most severe punishment resulted to is standing to tbe bats, and no man stands there more than lour bouts in one day. Ol tbe 67 men serv ing six months and more discharged during tbe year only three have tailed to make good time and every man pun ished loses good time. Tbe dietary is Improied by n greater variety ol lood. " The industries have inoieased in value 23^6 per cent over Inst year. Re ligious serrioee ate held each Sunday, and tbe night school continues with increasing success. Mr. Meserve states that the labor ol tbe prisoners on the new addition saved the county about $2 000. He commends the officers and guards for tbeir excel lent services. Tbe yearly cost pet capita war $134.41. The sustenance report follows : Coat for I nsonare. $',574.49; oust for officers, $2,109 74; number of days, pus mere, 92,450; number of days, officers, 7,507 ; daily cost ol prisoners, 8.4 cents; daily coat, officers, 27.7 cents. The shop report fellows ; Number days labor. 34,843; length ol any, 8 hours; average number ol men in ebop, 117; daily eurnings, 41.2 cents. Tbe farm report shows, 2,046 days' labor, and amount of products used and on band, $1,853.47. Sew log room report: Number days' labor, 5,404; number pieces mace, l,90l ; pieces wasbed, 4,111; pieces ironed, 12,005: pieces repaired, 22,13d. Tbe earnings ot tbe quarry amounted to $2,792.93. IYUNIC1PA. COURT. Young Man Accused of Impro|i«r ( onduot ou -e Trolley Car. In the Municipal Court, this morn ing, Thomas H. Farinai, a young man, was charged witb acting in a dis oideriy mannei on a Maryland avenue cat last mgbt sud Judge Ooobtau fined him $10. Tbe case against George baston and Joeepb Welon, tiotb ouiored, charged with selling intoxicating liquors with out a license and keeping a gaming table, was dismissed. Charles timiley, charged with carry ing concealed a deadly weapon, will have a bearing tomorrow mptning. Tbe case against John G. Scott and William T. Uilouz, charted witb act ing in a disorderly manner, last Sat urday mgbt, at Second and Walnut streets, was continued until Thursday morning. Houston Smallwood, colored,charged with ameuit and battery, will bave a bearing on Saturday morning. The case against William Rex, charged by hie wife witb non-support ■and wile beating, «as continued until Friday morning. Stale Aid for Hospitals. A movement is on loot to ask the Legislature, at its next session, to authorize State appropriations for tbe Delaware and Homcoopatbio Hos pitals in this city, wbicb take care of S itisnts from all parts of the State. otb institutions are now supported by privets subscriptions, except that tbe Levy (Jouit of New Castle county makes an appropriation of $500 to eacb institution annually. May Identify a Ilody. A man called at Deputy Coroner Chan dler s office last night snu stated tbat ha thought he could Identify the white man found In a vtooda near Newport on Septem ber 25th. Tile dead man was about 6U years old, nad a laded blue suit on and beeide him lay a revolver with which he had «hot himself. The stranger said he would return loday with n description ol the man he suipeeted to be the victim buried aa an unknown, but up to X o'clock thia afternoon he had not returned. ®. C. Hards.ty Pralicd. Court btonogtather Haril.«i)|;ias been commended by Jay M. Wbuham, the mechanical engineer who tee:ibid tn tbe case of the Wilmington Gandy Co. vs, Komlngton Machine Oo. Mr. Whlthaui ^■lit. Hardesty that his report of the testimony given by him Irom the stand in the case was the most accurate he ever saw. t-ld Referee Trial. Referees heard the salt of W. C. Johnson vs. Harley Fryor in Magistrate Hollis' chics, this morning. It was an action to recover 498.70, claimed to be due for roortng. The plalntltl got t verdict for 433. New Licht l iant. The Wilmington Light, Heat and Power Co. which recently received anfelectrlc light franchise from the city, I« preparing plan« for a powerhou»«. operations on the plant will probably be «tartad next «summer. Many Faying Water Item». The Water Department begnn today to receive water rent* lor the year 1906. Dining the morning runny people paid, the total amount received before noon being about |1,U0Û» '•«a 41 Our Greatest January Sale Opens To-morrow. Greater Savings. More Interesting Than Ever. Larger Slocks. To-morrow we commence our greatest January clearance sale of everything for making home comfortable and cozy. Broken lines (not to be duplicated) and special lots (gathered to gether months ago) are the factors of this great sale—a sale that is of more than usual interest to the buyers ot Wilmington. Whether your wants be immediate or future it*S money SZlYfid to buy ROW while this sale is going on. The entire stock of every department has been re-marked at prices that point to decided savings—savings that mean your paying less for the same quality, and your getting better goods tor your intended outlay. Ordering now means a saving of from ♦ ♦ 10 to 30 per cent immediate delivery ■we'll store your pur and does not bind you to chases without charge 'til wanted. M. Megary & Son. r#lf. FOURTEEN PRINTERS OUT. Nearly All of the Job Ofllce« Affaoted by the Klght-bour Uule. Ah a result ol Ibe eoforoemeot of tbe (be International eight hour rule, by Typographical Opionitn tbe loeal book and job printing htlioes, 14 Wilmington members were idle today, tbe effioes affected being as follows; Jobn M. Rogers, 4 out; Smith Printing and Stationery Co., 3 out, one being a mesa hand; C. L. Story, 1;George A. Wolf, 1. F ive otber union men bave been out for tome time, four from tbe Mer cantile Co.'s establishment and one from C. H. Gray's office. The union barhstabiibed headquar ters on Shipley street, between Fifth and Sixth, in charge o( tbe uiybt-bour committee. Tbe men in charge said tbey expected to win, although men bave remained in eomu ol tbe offlcee. They reported tbat George E. King baa signed tbe new scale,making three employers under tbe eigbt-bour tola, tbe otber two being Held & Co, and A. R. Siylor. Employers who were seen in regard to the matter said tbey were getting along with tbeir work, end expressed belief that tbey would win. John M. Rogers stated that business was moving and tbat be was getting along vety well. He expects everything will work out in a little while. C. M. Smith said be had three workmen out and felt satisfied with the way things wore working, lie felt tbat everything would be straightened out in a short time. C. L. Story said be had applicants tii" for work, adding; "I bave plenty of work. I am a printer and nave my little apron on this morning. An ap prenties who bss been at work over a year is doing good plain work and a girl Irom tbe stock room is capable ol setting plain typo in a good manner. The affair will work out ell right in a lew daye. " At Mr. Rogers' estsblishment six men remained, two printers and lour pressmen. All ot tbe employee ol tbe Star Publishing Co., inoludiog foot members ol tbe union, remained at work. GOLDEY COLLEGE OPENING. 1t Ilaautneil Today With » Large Atloncl ancts—Htudeiita From a Ulsiai Galdey College reopened this morn ing with a very large attendance. In addition to those from Wilmington, tbere ate atuuents in attendance from several Btataa. Delaware, Maryland and Virginia ate well represented, York county. Fa., is well to the front again, one young man coming from tbe city oi York. There are also several atudentafrom Havana, Cuba. Runaway Accident, While a horse attached to a carriage belonging to F. Blumenthal Oo.. ~zz hitched on Broome street between Sixth and .'vaveiitb, at noon loday, tt broSn ttie tad -nlng and ran down Broome street to Third, where the carriage collided with a telegraph pole and was damaged. OBITUARY. Matgarettn Horty died on Sunday at ber home nn Madioon street above Fourth. Charles H. Akers, aged 11 years, died on Saturday at 26 Kiund street. Emma O. Gray, a child, died on Sunday at 41H Rodney street. Allen O. McCall, a child, died yesterday al F ifth und Lombard streets. Harlan U. Faria. Jr., a child, died on Saturday at 42U Eaet Third aiteet. Margaret Hiideon, aged A6 yean, died nn Saturday, in Camden, N. J., and ibe toiy brought here today for interment at waa RlVBMtew cemetery. Raymond 8. Fettijohn, » child, died yevterday at 91U Shallcrnsa avenue. Sarah Williame, .iged SI yeari, died in Fhllad Tphta on Saturday and tbe body lute been brought hero for burial. Thomas T'bomra n, aged 70 yearn, died on Saturday at »jurth street and Grant avenue. EVANGELISTIC CAMPAIGN. Many Taopl* at tit® Aahary Church Marl ing L.aal Night. Th* «tangAllstlo oAinDaiyrn of tho local M. E. churchaa. which began In Aebury Cburoh on 8uaday uighi waa continued in that OMNI Uet eveuing. and aa on the i»r»Tloua night tho church waa crowded. Uev, J. Ü. Chapman of Newark, N. J., the erangoliat who ia to lead tho campaign, preached again waa a forceful one, hla appeal lo the uncon verted being powerful throughout. last Distal, and bis sermon There will be h eetrloe In St. Panl'a M. E. Church thia afternoon at 2.30o'clock. NEWS OF THE PORT. Tho Britlah atanmehlp Ottawa arrived in port today from Tainoooo, Mux-, to load oil. The enptain report« that he spoke tbe four-masti d schooner Addle H. Bronson, lumber luden, bound north. In latitude 36, 45. north, and longitude 75, 6, west. The American schooner Everett Wubater arrived today from Jacksonville, Fla., with a Cargo of lumber for the American Oar and Foundry Oo. May firing Hicrllog Here. An effort will probably be made lo bring to Delnwaia Ernest Hlerltng, coloied, of Iron Hill, who la «uspected of «saauUlns and robbing Frank Jone«, also coloied, on CbrlBtm««. Sterling, It Is «aid, lives on the Maryland side of the line and Jones on the Delaware side. Detective Hawkins is making an investigation. Argampnt In Kallroad Cate. Argument was finished today, in tbe Couii of Ohanoery, in the application of the F., 4. A W. Railroad Co. aa to the pro priety oi making a motion for leave to amend the decree in the Buben/.ar case, so bh to strike out that portion giuntiug Mr. Bubenzer an casement of 14 feet. -|T * aa>' • Hu tiding Op«rnil«nt. Building Inspector Connelly today iasuod permits to Sllloi Tobanuo to build a dwell ing at 710 Scott eiroHt, at a cost of 9700, ami to Antonio liuseo to build an addition to the house No. 37 East i wont y -second street, at a cost of $250. « gnm I .i.ukjv' 0 To I'niflllv. Low In M«oI.mX G, Washington Lolly, formerly of this city, ha* passed esainlnulion end will be permiKed to practice law in Maryland. Be will open an office in Baltimore. Mr. Lolly formerly assisted Oourt Stenographer E. (J. Hardesty. FiiHticlphia yuoiauoiu Aakoclal«t! P «m OlsDStuii by 8psouü Wir«. RüilaUelpüia. Jau. 2—2 pc ni. -Market atestiy. Auici. OlQSDU... 7 I Fails Kap. T. Co..- 20^4 Auier. Hallway Lo.. 62 Phils hJecirlc.r>, camurIs Iron.. 49% Phils Co... Caiiihrls Hissl -- 82 Phils Co. pld L. eup'r .....m....... JBJvÿ Pulls Trac. ... UisuioQ«! tjlAH'l 1-1< Philo, it hrlc. l> smoud 8l««l pfd.. ' 4 Keiul. luiirosd. iücd co. ol Aiuer... Ill* Kami, lat pid_ UtD. AapüdlL.... U«(l Aapliat pld MM»:ch VaUer lahiKd N»v.... Msndsn. feu us. K. K... Pol ii. »»u*sL. - penu. Mt*el pld.106 •ul-Dit. M», 100* 71* i J" Kssd. '.'(! pld. Rssd. Usn Mur...si0i Utnou irsetion. 62 UnitAfd Ca» Co. U. HL Ktcsi. Ü. K Mecl p£il ]<h>»i vVsrwick S9V 4 -ii • ■ 7J H. New York Markets. AffcofiHtr d fTFM iMrwuch b r arscisl wirs^. New York. Jim 2—Flour; rec«'ipls. 17.874;sals«. 700. Flour itesdr but quiet. Winter sttsighui, 9i.9-*9i-0Ui Wheat« rsotipti ».'«.OOO l»uahtls: 460.000 bvithcls .'"bfsdy. 9lTés9iS-l6c.; July, esc. Kye. nominal; So. 2 " euMTB, 76c, c. 1. f. N. V. 4'oiu r.« »*ii»;>. '«66*276; müfi 10.0UL* buibel«. Option» - endy with wheat nud ou i-rotpccu of ram in Wen. May, 6 l? 4 c. i eel, steudy. pork susdy. short clear f16.f>0af:7.00. Lard, steady i«'in»s Western >iesm. f7.66a|7 75 bus«r, raw, -;esdv; Isii leuiiifix. ^Sc., veutrl fugsi. W u?*t, 8H«.; «noise»« «ugiir. He huea. »trad y ; crushed, |6.40: powdtretl. Htto: grsuuli»>ed, 84.70. Petroleum. »loadjj retiued ell j*orts. 97.53f97.60. Coffee, »h-edy *0, 7 Rio. h 1-16 . Mols-se». »icsdy; Few Ortosn». M a ll e. Butler firm; r*-oelpi>, 6,12 ; »tryei price, extra creamery, .•■s:*bc; official 1« ce», creamery com mon lo r»'fs. 6 .6c: i*u»to deiry common to i*ltrs,l6s3Bc- reno«sttd<*ommon to extra. 16*2 c ; weitern leo'ory coiumoit to lints, lfwi7?,c: uestci firsts, iHtltfc. Cheen*, Htesdr. receipts. R,o«S: Stste full cream, »mall and large, i-olorci and widu*. Si p rv, 144%; d-A. October l«t, IS'^el-i* yc.: »de »mall coloied and while «veinue i -est. 12c.; do. lurije, 1.V.&: do. faxlr, IP^aO^e. hkim . full toIMfPt. t-BK-.'OSv; icietpL-. y,27i; Mute Pm na. und nearby fam y wj-ected white. :>da84c; do onoicr, lOelbot', do-mixed extra. Waiidc.-; western finest sclecUtd« 27c*i do Üi» ». 26 v; soutberus; JMuêv, imitation eivsmory extra, ; do. tetnbvr la do Ute m NEW RAILROAD STATION. Plan« Hubmtttatf to iha Hiraei and Hewer Department Today. The plans for tin» new P., B. à W. «li ront! Htatlun in thin city were today aub milted lo the Htr*n»t and Sewor Department and approved with the tugg'wtion that the poatn pupporting the ahed around the atalion Ihj tonna Inrtoad of square. The Pooptea Hnltway Co. notltled the board of ita acceptance of the Uockford oxltmeion franebiae, which waa granted some time ago. The matter of placing a croaelng and Inlet at Beach and Van Buren atreeta, asked for by City Councilman McUovern.waa referred to Engineer Bommel. COUNTY BALANCE. Tbe balance In bank to the credit of New Oust le county yesterday whs 1111,100.97. This time fast yoar the balance was 12 2,348.15. The tax rate in T*H>4 waa 65 cent« on the $lu0; last year It was &U cent«. Talk of Nrw City Hall. The talk of « movement for a new city hall haa been revived, end It la Intimated that an option on a deal ruble alte Is about to be secured, with a view to asking the Legislature to authorise u loan. Orphans Conrr, Judge Hpruanco, In Orphans Court, this morning, grunted an order to sell real 4 «tute of tbe estate of Thomas Bluckson. The application waa made by Kobert T. Jones, administrator. What will cure a headache ? Dn Ward's Headache i'owdera.* OLD ENGLISH LAWS. DlTrr.Hr of Krllaiona Opinion Own Forbidden bp Ilonry Till. The old law books are curtou» read ing mid give tome funny Idea* o. what kings nud parliaments tbougbt they could do. Henry VIII.. for example, paused "nn set for tho abolishing of diversity of opinion In certain srtlclea concerning Christian religion." It staggers one to think of how many sets would be re quired today "to abolish diversity of opinion" in religions matters. It Is not generally known In Scotland, the home of football, that It I» still Illegal to play football. An act passed In 1424 and never repealed «ays. "No man shall play at football under a pain of 50 shillings." But Scotch ladles with a tendency to overdressing are In no botter position. Their overdressing Is still Illegal. By act of James IL restriction as to dress Is laid down, and only the wife of a bailie or alderman Is allowed to wear "clothes ot silk, scarlet gowns." No I 0 woman Is to come to kirk or market with her face mussalod (or veiled), that she may be known. In the reign of George III. a bill was Introduced for tbe Improvement of the metropolitan watch. By this watch were, compelled to sleep during men tbo day. James I. passed an act "tbat no man be found In taverns drinking after tbe •trike of n "_ __ -The I: i..«,'" itoru ot Sorrow. "My poc'.i entitled 'The Bridge,'" •aid Longfellow, "was written In sor row, which made me feel for tbe loneli ness of others. I was a widower at tbe time, ami I used sometimes to go over the bridge to Boston evenings to meet friends and retnrn near midnight by the same way. The way was silent, save here and there a belated footstep. Tho sea rose or fell among tbe wooden piers, .-tad there was a great furnace on tho Brighton bills whoso red light was 'reflected by the waves. It was on such a late, solitary walk that tho spirit of the poem came upon me. The bridge has boon greatly altered, but tbo place of It la the same." ESSENTIAL IN BUSfNESS, Ability to loks • rtooov Strolohl. forward Mat.u«L There are many Qualities naceasary to aocceae In modern business Ufa, but there la none ot more Importance to a man bolding'a position of responsibili ty than the power to make a plain, straightforward, businesslike state ment. Tbe Quality of fluency U not so much what la raqalKd as the quail ties of accuracy nod deurueas, definite ness and brevity, tact and judgment. If we aye not clear and curtain that those who will be no more clear when wo have finished than we wo cured res, proba bly much less so. We must have no vague and misty Mens about the sub ject, but tbey must be crystallized and definite. Those qualities of our thought and speech, however, cannot be loft to cbanco. They are attained as tbe re sult of effort, of careful and Independ ti M ■ten to us ent thought oa tbo subject fur our selves, of looking at It from many points of view, and thus satisfying ourselves and those who listen to ns that we thoroughly understand what we arc talking about. Having decided wbut to say and having properly ar ranged it, the last point Is bow to say IL The first essential It to speak dis tinctly. then to be natural, straightfor ward, lucid, neither to strive after ef fect nor to exaggerate, but to gtvc tb« Impression that we are ourselves con vinced of the cogency and force of our own contention.—Technics. ' HIGH LIVING. Peats of OooklnK and Batlnai Pm. formed ■( 1 ) 1..7 Altitudes. One of -Blondln'a most applauded feats was making an omelet while bal ancing on his rope at a dlaxy height. When crossing Niagara be performed this culinary exploit, which be subse quently repeated In England In many strange situations, not the least being above the Thames, which be crossed more than ones. The summit of Salisbury** «pire wms used as a kitchen In 1659 when a plumber pained Hendley, having sur mounted Its heigbt of 400 feet, pro ceeded with the utmost nonchalance to cook an ample repast consisting of a shoulder of mutton and a couple ot fowls. Agula In 1762, when the ear n «pire stood In need ot repair, Jati 1 Grist, to whom the job waa Intrust) 1, cooked and ate a dish ot beans ant) ba con, to the astonishment of tbe crowd collected below. Un one occasion five adventurous spirits under the leadership of a cer tain Pierre Roubaud, taking wißt them cooking utensils, scaled the Bayeux cathedral On reacbl «titre of g tbe gl gantlc glided statu« of Bt, which then stood on the summit, they proceeded to cook their dinner, which tbey ate with great gusto, much to the amazement of the onlooker«, whose health they drank at the conclusion ot tbo feast. Ia Deal. Snobbish n A dog fonder once took exception to Professor Huxley'a assertion tbat "one of the most curious pectillaiTtlee of tbe dog mind was Its Inherent snobbish ness, shown by the regard paid to ex ternal respectability. The dog who barks furiously at a beggar will let a well dressed man pass him without op position." Uc said tbat. In fact, only dogs of well dressed persons act so, Dogs accustomed to men In rags bark, not at beggars, but at persons clothed to sleek broadcloth.