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3.30 o'clock. '0 'V mi 1 luvi 1 It proceeds Unabated in Hie Elec lions Now Being Held in Great Britain. LIBERAL TIDE 18 RISING Oat of Forty-one Relorns Received This Burning, Thai Parly Takes Twenty-one Seats. ARTHUR H. LEE IS RE-ELECTED But His Majority la Greatly Reduced. SIR WILLIAM HART-DYKE DEFEATED I«!*a fre»« ÜHW.ICB by Sssclal Wltss. SHOT London, Eng.,Jen. 30.— The electoral ,'slighter of (he Unioniste proceeds unseated. Out ot 41 returns this morning, tbe Liberale take 31 aeata, 0 I «hieb 13 were captured from ths Vnloniste, including Woodstock, where ms Marlborough influence did not ■utile» to stem tbe anti-Gobservatite flood. Among tbe Unioniats who lost thair •sals is Hit William ilart-Uyke, Con former member lor the wriatire, ilstfl rd division ol Kent, who was pr.ai>l»nt ol the Uounoil (rum IS-7 to ) t 93 . Lieut.-Ool. Artbor U. Lee, Conservative, former Civil Xx>td ol tue Admiralty, wbo was Britieb mili tary attache at Washington and later attache with tbe Ameiioan army during tbe Spanish-American War, baa h»»n re-elected lot the South, ot laisbam, division of Hampshire by a greatly reduced majority. ibe lottnei Secretary of State for the Home Department, Aretaa Akere Ucug'BS, Conservative, baa been re eleeled lor the Kaat. ot St. Auguatmei, divukn ol Kent. hour additional returns, two nationalist*, a Unionist and a Literal, were made this afternoon. Ibe Nationaliste woo a seat at North lyrooe by tbe election ol W. U. Dodd, K. U., against tbe Unionist oandi date, Denis Henry, K. C. Tbe seat lotmerly waa held by a Liberal, tho form»! Solicitor General for Ireland, that.«« ;llare Hemphill, wbo waa «le « a ted to the peerage. Ihe totals to date are: Liberale, ISO; L'nionuta, 112; Inah Nationalists, th: Lahor! tea, 37. MURDER MYSTERY IN OHIO. 4vdtI«I* 41 Jr cm UlkW.cn tor Wlm Warren, O., Jan. 20.— The people ot West rsrmiDgton, a tillage near here, sis greatly excited as a result of the mpt nous murder, last night, of h. K. Latvia, a wealthy bun set and Isrmtr. An unknown m»u came to tbe home of Lewis in a carnage. Lewis and this man, it n said, weic in ocniereoee lor an boor. At the end of the time a hired man, in another part of tbe houss, smelled smoke and rushed into tbe room. He found Lewis lying dead, aitb bis bead crushed, while bis bands and feet were tightly bound, 'the hod} waa coveted with burning draw, which bad been saturated to coal oil. the stränget was missing. It is beliesed that tbe murder fol lowed a qmtrel over business matters, a« a number ot the account books ol tbs dead man were found lying on tbe tunic in tbe room whsts tbe crime was committed. Lewis, who was a widower and 70 yraii old, lived io tbe house with u bnei man. DsGoiivea have been summoned Irum Cleveland in concoction with tbe case. SEVEN MEN DROWNED. «rwiBtci IT*,* liupatcb Victoria, B. C., Jan. 20.—Lack of infor IMUon and had charts are said by dis patches from the West Coast to have bren responsible for the drowning of Chief Ofiircr A. Wallstrom and six seamen of the «pecked British ship King David, which was driven ashore on Bajo Reef on December 13th. Ah hough the Scene of the disaster is within eight miles of the Indian settlement of Mootka, where a largo trading post is located, and there is a new lighthouse, licht station and large settlement at flayoqiiot, Capt. Davidson sent the eoat » crew to Cape Beale. 100 miles away, for ;i Mstanoo and the boat's crew never arrived. spec'» 1 wire». c. SL JAMES' TRIAL CONCLUDED. 1 «'■'•ted I re . Ill.petcn Uy special Wire«. Annapolis, Md.. Jan. 20.—Tho naval toim-nurtial concluded the trial of the esse against Midshipman Charles S.Jones w Grmnell, la., this morning, George •'inn. his counsel, having addressed tno (ir Dater, the court took up the case of another firat classman, Claude B.Mayo of olumhuw. Misa., against whom haamg U •t eg* d in five different instances Mayo ■' charged with hazing during September I 1 "' "hen he was comtieUed to torfeii hi» i' her ause he was deficient hi* f iiriu*. SPSC1»! Wlm* !SlW„ ,vl T l f'T "'»I "(tie heiwwn ■let.Ttiv.*« of n.ièfgo tt.c, I. „ , 1 1 »" '• i* I'-cled m a. auenre »t«äi from i " käs? "r r'-J aï, , rJr 'ÊSfëSTs: in some of ONt KILLED, ANOTHER WOUNDED. HOMt-ScEKERS AHE STARVING *»ret,t..i cr... Di.oitcn or «p *et»i Wire, t i.V«? ria ' , R ' P- J * n - 20-—The .53 Rua «rriv^ * P r * Koners of war who recently tnw.r. U r< i tlie liixer Kana P * to Homes, having refused j '*adivfi»tok 1 ' •Ihtr L)j to when released by t snd starving at Vancouver and tu Lfiiich CwimubiA, ■ypDITom WDilin? l rpi ! ontiro« « i J Doe Seemingly to the Unwilling tess ol France and Germany to Deline Their Positions BEYOND CERTAIN LIMITS Extreme Caution and Lack ol Confi dence Have Bogun to Destroy ■HgHto Atmosphere AT THE ALGEC1RA8 CONFERENCE There Is a Feeling That Trouble Is In Sight. MOROCCAN DELEGATES ARE GLEEFUL AlSoclsI*<1 Preis Pupated by Special wire* Algeoiras, Bpaio, Jan. 20. — Behind the screen ol amiability that emelops the relations ol the envoys of tbe Toneia to the Mon-roan Conference ■ rising feeling of dislrn«t i* observable, due seemingly to the unwillingness ol both Franco and Germany to d.fine their positions beyond rseflhming, now somewhat wearisomely, their ad hérence to tbs oren door, the sovereignty ot tbe Sultan ana the integrity of bis Territories. ihe 1'tench delegates in all their con versational reconnaissances with their opponents hais been unable to learn precisely what la tbe position of Germany, nor apparently base toe German representatives been able to asoeitam the joint intention of France and Great Britain. Estreme caution and lack ol con fidence have begun to destroy tbe favorable atmosphere for negotiation which wag otealed by tbe courtesies end assurances of tbs first days. Tbete is a feeling among tbe Ambassadors of the lees interested Fnwrrs that trouble ie in sight. The Moirocao dslegatee fasts become consolons ot this and take satisfaction therefrom. TWO BOYS DH0WNEÜL As«oc1*tsd ITe*. Unsnii t,v »nscisi Wir»» Ivoryton, Conn., Jnn. 20.—Harold Norris and Ernest Davidson, both 12 years old. were drowned in Pcttipaug pond yesterday. The hoys attempted to rroee the pond and broke through the thin ice. When their bodies were found, both were in an erect position, in about six feet of water, and it is presumed that their feet became wedged in the mud or under growth at the bot tom of the pond. The boys belonged to prominent fami lies here. ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION. SMoriated Pré.« Iilsisich hr Sneclal wire* Helena, Mont., Jan, 20.—Four corpora tions. the directors representing the Chi cago. Milwaukee * 8t. Paul Railway Co., tiled articles of incorporation here ye tcr day. Y'he companies arc the Enterprise Land and improvement Co., Western Townsito Co., Republic Coal Co. and Big Horn Timber Co. Each company has a paid-up capital stock of $100,000. ON A WINTER CRUISE l*r iMKtMkUMi bv -t**clAl WlrH Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 20.—The school ship Saratoga sailed today on a winter cruise to the Windw ard Islands. The ship will proceed directly to Barhadoes and, after stopping there for 10 days, will v isit St. Kitts, St. Croix and St. Thomas. The vessel is scheduled to arrive home on April 14th. Commander Atwater is in charge of the Saratoga. There are 80 boys on board. BOTH FOUND GUILTY. Associated It»»» Duc.u-u bv special Wires. Wilkes-Barre. Pa., Jan..20—A. W. Sloan, justice of the peace, and Bernard Boyle, constable, were convicted in court today of manufacturing legal cases and attempting to collect costs for the same from the county treasury. The Taxpayers Association was the prosecutor. WOOD WILL SUCCEED CORBIN. A(>ccl«ted Pr»«« fil-patcn »V Sneclal Wli Manila, P. I., Jan. 20.—Major-Gen. Leonard Wood will succeed Major-Gen. Corbin in command of the military divi sion of the Philippines on February 1st. Major-Gen. Corbin will leave on Feb ruary 3d for Hong Kong, sailing thence for San Francisco on February Oth on the Pacific Mail steamer Korea. KING EDWARD IN LONDON. AmocI«»©^ 1'rfMn liifcpMto'» Sparta! Wire« London, Eng.. Jan. 20.—King Edward journeyed from Sandringham to London yesterday and went to a theatre last even ing He will go to Windsor today. IBs Majesty appears to be in good health and spirits. - » - I iniuniiircpic ro»i«r»no». A conference under the a U.- pi ce» of Con cord Quarterly Meetings committee on philanthropic labor will lx* hold at the Fourth and West Meetinghouse tomorrow afternoon at 2.30 o'clock. Elizabeth I loyd of Philadelphia will make an ad dress __ t. .r Rdw.nl niter, «ho wiw nrrr.lnt in Philadelphia on the charge of violating tl„. un* of consent law. wo» taken to Georg* own yesterday by Detective Hawk lir' « ts ~ » sr£t«m h2, sardrs General Sessions. Mortua r / (iMMi»«fe«. Aeronling to the record« of the Health Depart mont there were 8.5 death« in thia citv this week,a» against 37 for the cor rect,ding week Of last year . n..nng the eturehi W«ek there were 4 birth* aud 8 t t A FAMOUS LANDMARK COSE The Old Markethouse In Pitta burg was Burned Today. MONETARY LOSS IS $150,000 Flames Originated From Cigar or Cigarette. by Hsa With lire ffautiary The liuitdiBg vm Widely Kn«» 1rs CossMtli ( nnimiulon loirtog I lie Civil War, W hen the Commis» C«r««l for 314.000 goldleri Therein. Ved end otherwise Af.oc'mt .0 Pr... Xtliosto r «. by special Wir«. Pittsburg, Pa., Jan. 20.—A fire, with » monetary low of about $150,000, .lo ut royod the old markethouse. one of Pilla «Mirg's moat famoua lamlmarka, early Ihia morning. The building, which stood on the oast side of Market Square, waa widely known by rcaaon of its connection with the Sani tary Commiiwion during the Civil War, when the commission fed and otherwise oared for 314.000 soldiers within its walls. It was not of ((real intrinsic value, having l>een built in 1852, but its contents, to gether with llui damage lo several .small business lamses adjoining,will run the loss to $130.000, which is fully insured. The origin of the flames is supposed to have liecn a lighted cigarette or cigar thrown carelessly into a pile of rubbish about one of the many fruit stands tliat surrounded the building. In a short time the inflammable material of the structure was ablaze. The narrow streets forming Market Square handicapped thee iiremeti in their work, and before they could gain the mastery the building waa a wreck. When the roof fell, a number of firemen wen- inside, but no one was injured. The old City Hall, famous for the many poli tical meeting* held there, occupied the second floor of the building. The other buildings destroyed stood on tbe north side of Market Hqugfe and were occupied by W. M. Swindle's butler and egg store, the Best restaurant and a number of fruit and vegetable dealers. Their losses arc complete, but »mall individually. Every canvas-covered stand surrounding the market was wrecked. The West market, separated from the humod section by a 110-foot street, escaped damage. PHILADELPHIA HOTEL AFIRE. Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 20.—Fire, which originated in the roof garden of the Hotel I landers, at Fifteenth and Walnut street*, early today, created a panic among guests, which was quickly allayed wh was discovered that the blaze was not fierions. The fire was caused by an uninsulated electric light wire in the roof garden. The two u was ex the en it ppei itoors were nooueu, ana me nro 'xlinguished without difficulty. The lose will not exceed $3,000. ITALIANS GIVEN A HEARING. Charged wlih Importing a Woman for an tllasal t'nrpoae. Gesuele De Loreto and Lucia Mnraseo, Italians, who were arrested yesterday by Patrolman Carmine I)i Mare and Frank L. Garbarino, an immigration officer of New York, on suspicion of importing Hosirva f'alionte to this country for an illegal purpose, were given a hearing lie fere United .States Commissioner Ma haffy in the United .States Court room at 12 o'clock today. It is alleged that tbe two defendants had the woman brought here and placed her in the bouse No. 2X8 East -Second street. The defendants were represented by Leonard E. Wales, who desired that a hearing he waived. District Attorney Nields contended that the commissioner should hear testimony in order to determine tho amount of ball to be asked. The first witness called was tho woman, Kosina Caliendi, who testified that »he was 3tl years old and that her parents were both dead. She left Naples on November 28th last, and arrived in New York on December 14th. She told of a letter she received from De Loreto in Italy and of Marasso meeting her in New York. She said she had been at the house No. 218 East Second street since she ar rived in Wilmington and had pa ticket to this country', which warded to her. The man was held in 83.000 hail and the Marasso woman in $2,600. The Calicnte woman will he held as a witness. id for the was for NEW STATE DETECTIVE, ( harlct R. Gray of Wilmington Appointed Today by O«?. I. «h. Gov. Lea today appointed Charles E. C.rav State detective to succeed James P. Katledgo. who resigned several weeks ago. Mr. Gray will go on duty at once. Hi» colleague is Jamo» L, Hawkins, also of this city. The office pay» an annual salary of [ $ 1 , 200 . Mr. Gray ia a Republican, but he ha» never figure»! conspicuously in politics. He is an experienced newspaper writer, having been employed on all of the papers in this city. He is a native of Wilmington and is about. 33 years of age. He is mar ried and live» at fi South Clayton street. He started in newspaper work years ago and ha» served in various capa cities on the »taff» of the different papers, much of the time being city editor. For a few month« he did newspaper work in Monterey, Mex. In making the appointment the gov ernor sought out a man who. he thought, would tie specially useful in working up Mr. Gray's experience as a news paper reporter serves him well in this par ticular. Several others were applicants for the office. about 16 , ,-ns DIVORCE CONGRESS. rare» D«i»w«r«i Commission»»« Ki»ct»u Today by « 0 ». tara, Gov. Lea today selected Ool. Benjamin Nields, president of the New Castle county p ar Association; Attorney-General Rob e rt H. Hiohards and Hon. Henry Ridgely, J r ,, as Delaware's commissioners to the national divorce congress which will be held in Washington next week. Messrs, Nields and Richards live in Wilmingt and Mr. Hidgely in Dover. The governor i» also a commissioner, each Stet« lieing b ' "• In IB M> «nproprinlin,.. hnvr tx-cn made to cover the expense, but in Delaware there 1 « no »lieh appropriation and the local delegate» will bear their own sirs ■Ji!rsr#5s£. , s ' Q sa ïâ " " Property Interest Sold. ~ A third intercat in the property No. 931 Market, «(reel, owned hy tbe Gridin estate of Philadelphia, was «old this morning to aettle up the estate. The in terest wa» purchased by the owner of the other two-third* of the property for (JJriW* j WOMEN'S NEGLECT SUFFERING THESUREPENALTY Health Thus Lost Is Restored by Lydia E. Plnkbam's Vegetable Compound. How mane women do yon know who ans perfectly well and strong 7 We hear everyday the eauto story over and over afratn. " I do not feel well ; I am so tired all the time ! " - V, ' sk a iff & -Ifjdl v JkssZLam, Vjj Hate McDonald More than likely yon speak the .same words yourself, aud no doubt you feel far from well. The cause may be easily traced to some derangement of tbe fe male organs which manifest* Itself In depression of spirits re Inc tance to go anywhere or do anything, backache, bearing-down pains. Hatnleney. nerv ousness. sleeplessness, or other fe male weakness. Thau symptoms arc but warnings that there is danger ahead, and unies* heeded a life of suffering or a serious operation Is the inevitable result Th* never falling remedy forall these symptoms is Lydia E Pinkham'a Veg etable Compound Mi»» Kale McDonald of Woodbrldge, N. J., writes : Dear Mrs. Pltikhsra " Restertd health baa meant ao much to me that I cannot help from telling alvmt it for the sake of other suffering women. " For a long tun» I suffers«! untold agony with a female trouble and Irregulantirs, one which mails me a physical wrsek. amt thought I would recover, but Lydia B Pink ham's Vsg«table Compound ha« sntirely cured ms. and made m© well and «treug. and 1 feel it niv duty W tell other suffsiing wutnsu what a splandid medietas tt it." For twenty-five year* Mra. Ptnkham, daughter-in-law of Lydia E Pinkham, hat under her direction, and atnee her decease, been advising- sick women free of charge Her advice la free and always helpful ' 1 : Lrnn, Mux MUST KEEP STREETS CLEAN, Street »ml H> wer Inaugurale m Cruaade llita tlor**li»ic. The Street and Sewei and Police Departments today inauguiated a crusade against the littering ot streets. Accompanied by Pollcemon .McUillnn and Supervisors Curran, Cook, Kin deli and Vandegnft, they ««nt through tbe msrket on King and Madison streets, this morning, and warned all of tbe market people »gainst violating tbe ordinance prohibiting them throw ing paper and other thing» in the street». 'Ahe officer» found some circulars on d » olir** I«*]«iiriin*iit some of tbe streets andezteot to insti tute legal i rooeedinga to prevent the praotio* il It is not stopped. It Is tbe intention ot both depart mente to closely walob tbe market on both streets to prevent violation of tbe law. TUGBOAT RELEASED, An Agreement With Itespect to ilia Tug boat Smith, The tugboat Sommers A. Smith, which was libelled on Thursday even log as tbe result <f a collision between the schooner Fioscott Palmer and tbe steamship Pennsylvania, was released today Ly agreement ol coudsi). The accident coouned off Cherry Island fiats in December, and the steamship damaged tbe schooner to such an extent that suit was entered. Tbe tugboat bun lb waa towing the schooner at the time oi the accident and the counsel for the steamship on Thursday filed u libel against tbe tug. tiaulshury, Ponder &. Curtis, represent tbe schooner ; L. E. Wales repré senta tbe Pennsylvania, and Ward & Gray tho tugboat. The tug was re leased upon filing a claim of owner ship and a stipulation. ELEVATED RAILROAD. To rince Ihn 8oatli*rn Section In IJ«o To« morrow. Officials of tbs P., 11. A W. railroad expect to place in service tbe south bound Hick of the elevated railroad licm Justisou street south same time between 10 o'clock and noon tomorrow. At 7 o'clock tomorrow morning the trackmen, to ths number ot flo or more, will start to out tbe tracks and awing tbe line into tbe new poaitiou. After tbe passage ol tbe 8.03 express Ibe teal cutting will be done ana it is expected that tbe track» wilt be in position for tbe soutbbonocl train at 10. K*. To lluilil m Coal .Shed. Building lasneotoi Connelly today issued a permit to J. U. Mallutt to bnild a coal shad lot Henry tili)der, at the latlei'a yard, on Fourth street near tiptuce, at a coat of 83(10, Sale Formally Stayed. The sale ol 133 bouses, built two years ago io the Niotn ward, near Laodlith. which were advertised by the sheriff to he sold tbe latter part of next week, has been formally stayed. To Malt« an Official Vlilt. Great Sachem Charles Mclntire and h|a staff will visit Aodaslaka Tribe, Imp'd O. R. M., ot Newport, this evening. th*» Hiver. The Delaware and Christians Rivers were enveloped io fog (or a time this moreing and boats bad to be operated cautiously. F..g Henry C. Canrurt 111. Henrv O. Conrad ia aufferiog with a ■light attack ol erysipelas Ue ie ex peoted to be out in a few days. M>l lary « Co. C, First Inlnntry, N. O. I).. bad an enjoyable smoker last evening in the Armory. Hradach*« anil Neurale*« from Cold«. Laxative Hroiuo Quinine, the world-aido cold «nd grip reim-dy, removea the cause. Call for tb© full name «nd look for signa ture ot E. W. Ci rove, köc.* CHICAGO GRAIN MARKET. AsHoclatod rr*M Dlt»oaich bv i»t*e«ial Wire«. Chicago, III.. Jan. IX).—Active aaling by pit traders nnd commission houM.n de preant* (I May whrnt lo &7*ii«S7}£ cent« to day. Un w«t «retd her throughout the Mldtil* Hdtrtncod to 4A% conta. Small reoeipta and good demand from Weal. Way corn exporter« steadied May oata at cents. 1RI-S1ATE LtHGUE. Del min nt flip II«»»-1» <« 11 M«ptlti|i In llnrrla ImruUf Night. Tb« details of Thursday night's Trl Hlatc league meeting,at ifnrrishurg, l*a., an* told in the following dih)uit<b from tlmt city? "It waa well into tbe early morning bourn when tbe Tri State meeting fin inbed ita arduous labor*, but by tlmt time a van! amount of important work bad been accomplished and a big change made in the baseball map as it existed Imst summer. The Trl-Stato Association, which whs the official title of the organi zation, waa formally disbanded and tbe ri State league established in its stead. The new organization will comprise six •luba, instead of eight as formerly, Shu *kin and Wilmington Iwnng dropped, untl the new body includes Altoona, Johnstown, Williamsport, Lancaster, York und Harrisburg, t 'hartes t'arpenter of Altoona was elected president, seer«* lary and treasurer nt n salary of $1,000 h year fur the three odices. Authority was given him to settle nil disputes in regard lo play erf that remain unsettled, and those that may arise in the future. The question of ownership of Third Has© man William I'hyle, who is claimed by York und Harrisburg, i* left with ITchi dent ( arpenter. V eommittee was ap minted by President Carpenter to pro mre rub*" for tbe new organization. It "onsist* of Messrs. Tunis, of Harrisburg; Boekcl, of Alt«Hina, and Hiemcna, of Lan caster. A meeting was held nt once and n report was rest! ami adopted. The rout* inittw presented thirty-tworules govern ing the league, and in addition recom mended that the national rules be adoptj ed so far ms they do not w the thirty-two reported. This ed bv a unanimous v iili nltirt ote. The rule» cover Ihe huh in the divmkm of apt«, fut un* will he «Urn, with a privilege < f 40 j.er reut, and T» per crut. U* the league, and at no time «shall the amount r«'«llr.©d from the A per cent, b« les» than five dol lar«. Each cluh will have t• » make a ©ash deposit of $1,000 that the «en son will be finished, tin« money and bond to be de iKisited with a committ«« of three, and it it» understood that Harrisburg will 1>©B that w ill la* charged nt the regular rat© o f tweutv tivo cents each. The president f the uiiii'iri-» will have the appointing am! the inatrurtlnna given them will he carried out to Ihe letter or others will ho appointed to take their places, derstood Unit former Umpire Kelley, ShamoUin, will lie one of this year*» of ficials, and that Smith and List may lie the other two. Both the latter men have worked in the Tri-State cities. Under the new rules only one base will be al lowed on a passed hall that strikes the grand stand leas than ninety feet from the home plate. 'Any manager that U caught tampering with players on the re serve list of other clubs will be lined and not allowed to aign the player." Manag , t Hamilton of Ilarriabutg is keeping silent on the men he ha» signed. He wants to be eure he will get their »er before making publie the names. He has on hi» list seventeen men and till» ft is >f vires number will include tho following: Catcher Sweeney, Pitchers Campbell Dorsch, Thomas, Osborne and three new men: first base, Calhoun; second base, Bonner; third base, Phyle; shortstop, Anderson, of Condersport, who will lie given a trial; outfield, Hartman, Blount and Himiilton. hi reserve, Dyer, short slop; Vinson, outfield; Broderick, third base. He has also under con«iderafion a western twirler who weighs 300 pounds and is a giant. Croup. The first symptom of this disease is hoars ue««. When Cliainborlain's Clough ilcmudy is given ns soon as Ihe child be comes hoHrw, the «Hack can always be averted. Evan alter the croupy cough has appeared, the nltaoK can b« warded oil by th» prompt use ol this remedy, it is a cer tain cure for croup and bus never been known to fall.* MARKSMANSHIP. The second shoot of the Riverside Hun Club, recently organized, waa held at the grounds below New Castle yesterday af ternoon. The »cores follow: Shot at. Rrokf. 6(1 . 85 Joseph Cross. Dr. Buckmaster ... D. F. Gallagher .... Thomas Flanagan . W. Stewart. E. Simon . Dr. F'. Buckmaster George Simon. Andy Conic. C. Stevenson. Uapt. Wright ..... John Jonc» ... The next shoot will be held on Friday, (10 61 S3 loo ■4 31 4 113 41 50 1)0 41 no 100 7S 17 4t> 60 January 3Uth. LODGES AND SOCIETlEa The fiftieth anniversary of Hie organ! tion of Columbia Lodge; I. O. O. K., will be observed on Friday evening with appropriate exercise». The officers-elect of St. Andrew Coun oil. Legion of tho Red Cross, were in stalled by the grand officer» list evening. Refreshments were served at tho close of the installation. Baby won't «offer five minute* with croup If you apply Dr. Thom»«' Kcleclrlc Oil at once. It sou like magic.* , Polish Meeting. being made for a Arrangements meeting to be held in the Grand Opera House bv the local Poles for the pur pose of starting a movement for the re lief of suffering Polit». A meeting of the representative« of the local Polish aocie tie» was held last evening and the nlans were discussed. Father John C. Gulex ot SI. Hedwig'» Church, is chairman of the combined associations of Wilmington, and a committee of representative Poles is arranging for the meeting. In many c*»o«. the c r a t I « s for alcohol , comes from taJcintt ; latent roedlcino». the m .jnr.ty t.f coniain alcohol and injur lout orugs. whit h , Ho\v Alcohol Gets Into Homes Father John * Mvdi tin© i« not a palnit medicine, and d»»«*» ntit eanialn mIcoIio! or poltoi out drug»* Father John' M«dl cine cure- tbit* luuit tr. ul/.«*. ctiUKh» , >:dn. and 1» guar BUUCd. The alue of Two Cents depend* ©ntimly upon the ohjoot for which It la Invwrtod. and, nonaaqu«nlftf be inensunnl »oWly by th« amount of pleasure, comfort or profit it Insure« tha investor. Them are tUMtanroM of where the small amount of TWO CENTS spent letter posing© has Urougiu returns lo th** purchasvr that were worth many hundred time« the fee.» value ot n fosla«« alBiiiy. On lia» other hand. hotnt«r then* me a great many more instances of where such investments, instead of Moving profitable, have turned out to be absolutely *•«»: I :1. ys. ml the FAILURE on the other of these In vestments, 1« often the natural result of good or bed Judgment being employed by th« Investor, To lKith clans« we wsnt io call attention to a TWO CENT investment that hns never yet proven a failure, but one that for tho past TWKNTY-JflVK YEARS bus Imeti furnishing values far l*yond the amount einended. It l* nothing man« « r les» than a dose ot 1'HKLIrS' KilEUMATXO ELIXIR. < »f «ourse, if you are not a sufferer from rheumatism youiself, are not Interested in anyone who Is, this Invest nicht will not appeal to you. But if you are. We know that >mr would bn willing to spend your last dollar to lie entirely rid of t is painful disease, and we want to tell you how it can bo dona at a very aroall cost. The Eliilr Is put up in bottle« of fifty dose« and costs only 3o per doso. It is HcknowitMtg.yi to it© tlie best rheumatic remedy ever pul on tbe market and tbe only one that can point to twenty live years of successful cutes. THIS HKM» 1)V CONTAIN* NKliHKH 01TATE8 Null HA L10TLATER, attd all th«« benefits derived from it an* permanent. It I« a TUNIC because it contains tin* very beet tonic toirks. It's ALTERA TIVE because it contains the very beet blood purifiers known to tnedioel science. Jt*« DIURETIC) beoauso it contains two of the very best vegetable kidney modi cine» lain down in materia lucdicn. It's LAXATIVE because on« of tbe alterative medicines In It 1« a perfect Is tall va. T'hia combination makes fie Best blood Purifier that has ever been offered to the public, and there is not a care of thenmatism known where the Elixir will not gnat)? benefit and In most cases effect a permanent cure, HOKPTU s DON'T HAVE TO BELIEVE TO BK OUUKD, They only have to take the Elixir three tlmee i feature about • u n> ■ v. i \ , . >11'i■ 1 ■ ■ IT is COMPOUNDED FOB TUE ODBB OF UUKUM Vll-M, AND itHKtMATlHM ONLY, and no claim Is mad« that It will cute all tim other ills that afflict th«« human body* A remedy that will supply a new growth of huir to tho scalp would not lie used with much succmss to remove corns from the feet. Neither can a medicine that claims lo cure all your Ills possess much merit as a «Mire for any particular Complaint. Huch it claim is against SCIENCE, REASON, and even ordinary, every day common sense. , most t-'r a day ami they will bo cured Jual the tame, it PHELPS* RHEUMATIC ELIXIR that should 1 her». I« B PHELPS'RHEUHATICFLIXIR "**" " V - ~ T - " v. - r ' —_ .. _ PURES RHEUMATISM. PRlTARliD ONLY BY JOHN H. PHI I PS. SCRANTON. FLNN. Sold by N. B. Danforlh, Market and Second Sts. V/all Paper 15,000 Pieces Nov Being Sold al Less lhan 0NE-UALF Thsse foods coaslil ol Pressed Paper», Silk PtaUhod, Lmbotw i and Plaia Gills, Crown f iled». Isposlrlo*. to. Look al our Laalhorols and Llnwab Newest Good* for kata work: im already colored and washable. REGULAR PRICES. Rosin&Bro RelUble Wall • 9 Paper House Adjoining wiimliuton and Hran.iywIUAj HmDR, hecond «cd Mantel 8U. Nos. 1 and 3 West Second Street. Both I'honoa. JOHNSON FORGE CO. Plant to be Operated About tbe 12 th of February. A mortgage for $150,000 was recorded at the Court House, this morning, to cover an i«uc of bonds by the Wilming ton iron Co., an»«*«»or to the Johnson Forge Co. The mortgage was given to the Equitable ibiaranlcc and Trust Co., and is signed by President C. H. Zclindcr of Scranton, f'a., and Secretary A. C. Me Enrliind. Ili i bcrt H. Ward is counsel for the new company. A large force of men are now at work at the plan, preparing for it» operation shout the )2t.li of February. The forges will priai nee material ainiilar to that A nut and bolt foundry will not he introduced a» ha« been cr ronconsly reported. George OatiersII of Berwick,' Pa., an experienced man, will he the superintendent and Klwootl Brown •upv the tamilion of chief clerk of lie was made hof«»re. w ill the office and »«lea department, with the Johnson Co. for 26 years. Why For Hob Kr*Ulr«»lon. Todav is the last for the regiateriug of dogs prior to the expiration of the ex emption period. Business was brisk to day ami by noon about «00 had been regis tered, ultlumgb the number was far behind that oil the last day last year. There are about 3,000 dogs in the city, all of which an* subject to the tax. On Monday Dog Catcher Kopp will start out to take up nn regisered canine« and the owners thereof will lie liable to prosecution for harburiug unregistered dogs. 1.» Sunday-school Union. The executive eommittee of the State hoot Union will hold a meeting at Central Presbyterian Church on leb xuary 6lh. Ihe object will lie to ar* for tho annual convention to he nniK*' i"' held at Middletown in April. High School OrchcstiA. The member« of the High School Or chestra aro putting forth their he«t ef fort» in preparation for the concert to be in the auditorium of the school given next Thursday evening. Trench Caves In. The caving in ol a trench io front of the residence of S. Hickman Hewitt, on the causeway,nearly caused the upsetting it broke through, yester trunk has been installed. of a wagon, as day. A new Sale of a Lot. 4 lot between Lombard and Pine streets, was sold at Orphan« Court aale, thia morning, »« l>»rt <•( Che estate of David P. Bush, and purchased by Thomas 11 . Melvin. The price paid waa $3>650. Teacher»' Supper. A »upper will I« given by the Teacher»' Mutual Beneficial Association on Thura dav, February 23d, in the New-Century Club Building. Purchased New Horae. A tine road horse has been purchased bv Dr. James P. Lolland from a horse man in the lower part of the Stare. Wo will break the price cf eggs next w«ek in Wilmington 10cent* pot dozen. Harrington, UeUwnte, Egg», Fermer» Market. * TO REMODEL HOTEL. Important Changes to be Made at the Barnum. Architect K. L. Rico is preparing plana for ths remodeling of the Hotel Barnum at Fifth and Orange »U-ccta. The prop erty is owned by Ibe Held estate and John E. Halloren is tho proprietor. Part o( Ihe third floor will be removed and remodelled. The first floor will be remodelled throughout, which will in clude new )mr, steel ceiling* and walla, new stairs and new office and dining room. Six rooms will bo added to tha second and (bird floors, to be liniahsd lu oak. Architect Rice is also preparing plana to remodel the property at tno southeast corner of Tenth and Jefferson streets, re cently purchased by Dr. P. H. Keanany. Dr. Kcnneliy'a dental parlors will lie on Ihe flrat floor and the remainder of the house will first-class apartment fiats. Oil for France. Tho British steamship Oilfield, Capt. O'Neil, cleared t bin port today for Fort Blave, France, with 1,4611,130 gallons of oil. Tho value of the cargo ia $38,882.37, Who it to Blame 7 Gee whirl explained Liuehman, the next Morning; 1 haven't a cent in my pocket this morning. Well, remarked hi» wife, sharply, who's to blame lor that but yourself 7 1- er— think somebody else baa had a hand in it.—i'hiludelpliia Press. ■urs. Do you think her father will givn bis consent 7 Bure I I've been playing poker with him once a week for the last six months and letting him win. He'll feel like be bn« been offered a pension when I ask him. —Houston Post. DRINK Bars Men from Employment Every line of boats««« I« begtnntnf to ahnt it» doom abaolutelr to drinking m«n. HuRlne*« compaiiium ko« bacoaM*« kfea (hat onlv men of steAUfMt BAblt« Cüû ÛuJ employment. Employer» do not want m«n (hat are «4 dlciMl to drlak. A drlakisg man U not In fit condition to handle responsible work. Continual drinking dlneneett tbe oenr« ■j«tem. No M wlll power** con cure; treat Cures Whiskey and Beer habit Take OHEIITE ûuietly at Homel To cur© without patient'« knowledfr©, bov OK KINK No. Ij foe voluntorv treat ment, buy ORRINE No.X Price, box. Cure Effected or Money Refunded Book on "I »ninkenne«»'* (a»ntal} irr« on (•roars t. OR RIME mallfd .'aralodi on re cript of II bf THE OR HIN» CO^ Inc Waviiinffton, D. Ott or sold la ifcincity by 36 per N. B. Danfortb, Seoomtf and Market Sts.