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peeled Miss Allinson's Murderer in Philadelphia. mSBEO TO JAIL IN AN AGIO _.. 9e d Scene of His Crime ata ra Whirlwind Pace. ms TRIAL WILL BE IMMEDIATE Grand Jury to Indict Him Is AI v ready In Session. b.trlci Hoarded the «Ï.II »I Alt. Boll, I «.I Evening, But There W.e No Alle .1 Moi. Vlo'eooe—Angry Crowd Hoots II.« härterer »« Bro.d Street Mellon. I" Philtdelpln*. P«., Feb. 1.—Rufus John the negro who confessed that he Bordered Miss Florence W. Allison at Sfoorestown on .January 18th, was taken * teiday hy a series of rapid move iirnts from Baltimore to the Burlington L nt v jail, at Mount Holly, N. ,1. It iras with a feeling of relief that DetfOtive Ellis Parker and Cnder Sheriff jlM-twocd. "ho have been responsible for (h, rare of the prisoner over 125 mih'S c( road and rail, saw the doors ot the «II in murderer»' row elosc on Johnson, "sheriff Fleetwood heard early last even ts that a mob was forming in Moores (pun to march upon the jail. He swore jo ten deputies, armed them and made «ady to meet the mob. Sentries paced lie rear walls of the jail, and about 7 .'dock saw the crowd eomiug. Perhaps 100 men gathered outside the hit I slier two more bodies of men and ley» came from Moorestown. They talk ed'loudly of lynching, hut after two or three holder men who approehed the jail Jeer had been ordered away the crowd bit Johnson's journey north began a few minutes after the extradition papers, which Gov. Warfield of Maryland had »igneal. had been received at the South Prison in Baltimore. As he took his •eat in the smoker of the 10.45 express jthe Pennsylvania railroad bound for Ibis city he hesitated a moment and fal tered. addressing bis guards; "Boy«, I held you to your promise to protect me, whatever happens. You'll stand by me le the end. I'm willing to die, hut I w«nt to die, if possible, in the way the liw directs." Few persons hsd recognized the pris euer. sod his guards hoped that all would ge well. The news of his departure from Baltimore, however, had been Hashed to this city two hours ahead of the arrival '■ of the train bearing the prisoner—time •mugh to allow a crowd to collect at Broad street station. Six policeman from the Central Station were on hand, and they made a way through which the prisoner and those who had him in charge passed. Johnson Inmhled and appeared to be greatly frightened. There were cries of ''mur derer I" and "coward!" and "lynch him!" and at that the policemen caught the prisoner and almost carried him down the Heps of tire station and into Broad Itreet. Around the corner, in Filbert street, sn automobile, obtained by Ralph Sny der of Moorestown was waiting. With the detectives dragging him on either lids, uniformed policemen bringing up the rear and a mass of people pressing closer and closer, Johnson, hia face gray with terror, was thrown into the auto mobile. Then the police looked for the chauffeur, but the latter waa nowhere to he seen. He had gone to the Market Itreet side of the station. The detectives were helpless. The cries of "Lynch him!" were growing fiercer •nd more frequent. There wae a sudden movement of the crowd; the hands of the police their revolvers, when, in the supreme moment, the chauffeur, perspiring and breathless, forced his way through the throng, leaped to his seat and set the in motion on its way to the ferry. Parker sad Fleetwood forced .Johnson to the bottom of the oar, threw a blanket over bim, and told him to stay there if he »slued his life. Once across the river and in Camden the way was easy. Some per were on ■ -H lons on the boat recognized the crouch ing figure—the —negro threw off hia blankst after a time—and tried to follow tne car. but they were stopped by the cloeing of the dock gates. Then the automobile, now clear of Fed eral street, flew along the Camden and Moorestown turnpike at the rate of 30 miles an hour. There was just a minute of worry as the party approached Moores "wn. Jo the left of the road, standing •barp and clear in the light, was the bhrawhridge farmhouse, and at its side tbs barn in which Johnson killed Miss Alhnson. . Sonie instinct led the murderer at this moment to peer out from beneath the blanket, with which he had again covered himself. He gave one startled, shudder as "yes fell on the house. For the Ijord's sake, send the car along!" he moaned. Like a flash the auto went through the mam street, and Moorestown was left Mind. At ML Holly the whole town, it *?' h,, A turned out, and waa in waiting 4>e main street and outside the A** 1, " ith quick wit Fleetwood ordered ■cem* Ur. Miller's Anodyne babies lor ' o I 1 1 sSH (CO) • f G y/ M '/tsic-yi Wh« the insurance man calls him you have found Dr. '''iller'g Anodyne is the best in * Ura nce for babies. It makes ïething easy, relieves wind t°lic and prevents and corrects ^ a °y ailments ba by fat. and makes the Try it. At all drug ,t6re *. Prices 10 and 25 cents. B Re-covering of Furniture Free of Cost of Labor This Month. All Fabrics for Coverings Reduced. Have our Man Estimate. No Charge; and a 'Phone Call Brings Him. All Out-of-town Customers Can Have Their Purchases Sent Freight Paid, During This Sale. Son nm I 0 ± •Trading Hero Is a Money-Saving Habit," Our February Furniture Sale Starts To-day / More Saving Opportunties. With Greater Stocks. 1 To-day we commence many opportunities for genuine savings, there's sure to be ft prompt response from the wise buyers of this vicinity. Such chances as these come but seldom and they're all the more interesting when the kind of stocks offered are carefully considered. Every department endeavors to outdo the other in the attractive bargains offered and everywhe/e you may choose to go on any of these seven floors you'll find the little Red Sale 1 ags, sure guides to true and worth-while economies. FEBRUARY FURNITURE SALE. Presenting, as It does, so Every single article shows reduced prices and while some are but a tenth less, othsra art just half usual and the our average reduction is a full third. Placing your order now does not hind you to immediate delivery (we'll store your purchases freo of chargo for a reasonable time), but means vour saving dollars on something that will make ISTHB TIME TOORDER* TODAY* that y0UVe poe8ibly bMn wanUn K for 8um " Aime. NOW ♦ February Sale of Bedroom Furniture (Third Floor.) February Sale of Diningroom Furniture (Fifth Floor.) 9 The dioingtoom iv above all other room. Id the house, tb. one where the housewife's pride i. If it's not no y and inviting as you desire bow, you'll find many suggestions for making A truly great sale is this ot bedroom furnishings, end tbs thrifty buyers who take advantage of these easing! will have reaped a great harseat ia offering. This furniture ia the sort with merit—tbs aort that means your taking grant pride la oaring tor it—the sort that mean* that feeling ot aatiifaotion that bring« you baok again and again at regular one to nets. Those, here lilted, ladleoti the sort ot aaloea that have caused the phenomenal growth ot'IMa* branch of bnaineoa ; centered. it eo by looking through the stock we're showing. We planned great tbinga for this branch of our business and all we bad hoped for In tbs growth, I popularity and volume of business of this department baa been completely outdone in the actoa^ ' business done. Read just how well your dollars serve you in this saloi vad many a dollar on the epeolal values this section ( Buffets and Serving Tables. Sideboards. Dining Tables. Chamber Suites. Chiffoniers. Brass Beds. From 815,50 to IIRTB From m00 to 110.00 From 124.00 to $21.60 From $25.00 to $22.50 From $28.00 to $25.90 From $30.00 to $27.00 From $16.00 to $40.00 From $50.00 to 845.00 To $139 from $150. OAK. Squai«,6lt., from 814.50 to $13.00 i Round, 8 ft., from $15.50 to <14.00 I Square, 8 ft.,from $18.00 to $15.00 Squat«, 8 ft.,from $19.00 to $17.00 OAK, PEDESTAL BASE. Square, 8 ft., from $23,00 to <20.00 Square, 8 ft.,from $27.00 to$23.00 ! Round, 8ft., (ions $29 00 to $26.50 : Round, 8ft., from $ 11.00 to $10.60 Round, 10 ft., from $19.00 to $J5.00 from $17.00 to $15.25 j from $10.00 to $17.10 from $21.00 to $21.90 (tom <20.00 to $25.00 from $40.50 to $39.45 form $15.00 to $38.00 from $00.00 to $51.00 Oak, Oak, Oak, Oak, Oak, Oak, Oak. Mahogany, from $92 OO to $82.00 from $08. U^to $88.00 Oak, Oan, Oak. Oak, Oak, Oak, Oak, from $ 8.00 to $ 7.23 from $12.60 to $11.25 from 113,50 to $12.15 from 824.00 to $10.00 from $38.00 to $30.00 (torn $40.00 to $12.00 from $95.00 to $52.00 From $10.50 to $16.00 From $28.00 to $22.00 From $25.00 to $22.50 From $42.00 to $37.80 From $5& 00 to $45.00 From $11.00 to $ 0.90 From $13.50 to $1 .00 From $15.00 to $13.50 From $17.00 to $15.25 Walnut, Iron Beds. From $21.00 to $19.00 China Closets. Dressers. Dressing Tables. (Complets with spring.) From 812.50 to $11.95 From $15.00 to $13.00 From $18.00 to IlflLOO From $25.00 to $20.00 From $24.00 to $21.60 From $30.00 to $25.00 From $30.00 to $27.00 From $28.00 to $25.00 Dining Chairs. From $19.00 to $17.00 From $23.00 to $20.70 From $27.00 to $24.25 From $34.00 to $30.00 From 887.00to 833.26 From $42.00 to $37.75 From $47.00 to $42.30 To $90 from $100. _ From $30.00 to $27.00 from $13.00 to 811.70 from 815.00 to 813.50 from 819.50 to $14.85 Mahogany, from 813.50 to 812.00 from $20.00 to 818.00 from $27.00 to $24.25 from 82 .00 to 829.00 from $17.00 to $42.25 j Mahogany, from $39.00 to $35.00 Oak. Oak, Oak, : Mahogany, from 82&00 to 820.001 M , Maple, (lorn 8ÎL60 to 825.001 Mahogany, from $28.80 to $25.50 | Oak, Oak, Mahogany, (Princess) Oak, from $12.00 to $10.8o Oak, cane seat, from 81.50 to $1.25 j Oak, oane seat,from $1.75 to$1.35 Oak, oane seat,from 82.50 tc 82-00 Oak, oane seat,from $2 50 to $2.25 Oak, cane Beat, frem $2.75 to $2.48 LEATHER SEAT. Oak, from 83.75 to $3. »5 Oak, from $5.00 to 84.60 From $35.00 to $31.50 From $47.00 to $42.30 From $60.00 to $16.00 from $15.00 to $35.00 Oak, To $90 from IKK) & y the chauffeur to send the car through the side street«, and then by way of Grant street the ante approached, the sheriff a house, which stand« next to the jail. At a signal the doors flew open and Johnson was hiArried through >nto the jail. He gasped with relief as the detectives „■(! him upstairs to his cell. Then the crowd outside quitely dispersed. "There is not the slightest probability of a disturbance," said Prosecutor At kinson last night. "1 have sounded the people, and they are willing to let the fire' take its course. All that they ask is speedy justice, and I hope to get a quick tnal. 1 am afraid only of delay. Delay might be dangerous. "With remembrance of wbat happened at Wilmington, I shall move" all things to get an early indictment by the December grand jury, which is still on duty, and a speedy tml" . WORK ON DU PONT BUILDING. Excavations Almost Completed, and a Tins Bed of Sand Discovered. Bv working day and night, when the weather would permit, the Manufacturera Contracting Co. has almost completed the excavations for the du Pont Building at When com Tenth and Market «treeta., . . , pleted the building below the level ot the street will be 29 feet. Already the electric mortar mixer is in position in the ex cavation, preparatory to mixing the mor tar for the foundations of the building. Some of the stone also has been piled in the hole. , . In the last few feet of the excavation the workmen have struck good red »and, in sufficient quantities to mix the mortar for the stonework of the foundations. In stead of carting this away, they have sieved it and piled it near the mortar mixer, ine gravel obtained by tbc sieving process has also been retained and will be u»®" m making the concrete for the Boor ot the cellar and for other work. . It is expected that the building will ne completed by March, 1907. Racquet Club Entertained. The members of the Racquet Club were entertained last evening at the home of the president, Walter ■■ lemen ' Music was furnished by Miss Blanche Mundell and Mias Clara Staskesly. Ke I (rasbnienta ware servcil. 1 hose present 1 were Misses Leona Arrant», Blanche 1 Mündel), Elsie Pcdrick, Elsie Knight, Clara Staskesly, Addic Campbell, L am Blocher. Harry Taggart, George bond«, J. Mears, Harry Blocher, Alfred Mundell, Walter and Howard Siemen. Week-end Party. Misses Viola V. Dare and ElaU S. Ixm ean gave a week end party on Saturday î^d Sunday, January 27th and -8tt « honor of Miss Florence L. Shaw ot 1 h la delpliia. On Saturday evening the party wi,s entertained at a Imx |*rty at the Garrick Theatre. Mrs. W It. Dare and Mr». Albert Baggerly chaperoned the £ 898 » A NOTABLE EVENT. Delightful Philadelphia Concert Partici pated in by Wilmington People. The recital given at South Broad Street Baptist Church, Philadelphia, last even ing, by the pupils of the Broad Street Conservatory of Music, was a notable event. A party of Wilmington people attended it and were pleased. Mis« Ger trude Messick and Mi«« Pearls V. Shakes peare, both of this dty. participated. The programme waa as folio Trio, for piano, violin and 'cello, Op. 42, Gnde, first movement, Miss Edna V. Boyer, Miss Madeline C. Wood, Mr. Com!»; piano solo,"June," Tsehaikowsky. Miss Anna Dover; piano solo, "Scarf Dance," Chaminade, Miss Retta E. Doak; violin solo, "Largo," Handel. Lowell Goodsell; piano solo, "Ballet Mig W achs, Miss IxJna M. Krieble; vocal solo, "My AU," Bohm, Miss Edith Parry; piano solo, "Papillons," Grieg, Miss Mattie L. McCabe; violin solo, "Madrigal," 6imon etti, Herbert T. Stagg; piatjo solo. "Ma zurka Caprice," Borowski, Mim H. May Villinger; piano solo, "A la bein aimee, Schutt, Miss Bertha B. Hamill; vocal solo, "('amelia and the Rose," Gans, Miss Mabel D. Rick; piano solo, "Kamttienoi Ostrow," Rubinstein. Miss Harrtet W. lliblierd; piano solo, "Air de Ballet," Op. 112, Chaminade, Mies Violet M. Ivers; violin solo, "Air Varies No. T," De Be riot, Benjamin Grccnhlatt; piano »Olos, (a) "Dance Caprice," Grieg; (b) "Maaurka." Leachetizkv, Miss Gertrude Messick; vocal solo,"Mattmata," Tosti, Mis« O'Laughlan; Ç iano solo, "Impromptu," Rheinhold, liss Pearla V. Shakespeare; violin solo, "Fantasie," Galanis, Miss Madeline C. Wood; chorus for female voices, "Amor Furmsn, W arlow, ws: non. 130CX, Misses »veieiey. Diggings, Hibberd, X Mont fort, Villinger, Slaymakcr, Fallon, Dare, Hopkins, Conner, Hick, Hcberling, Whitecar, McKenzie, Kdm berger, Krapp and Henry. Blahop Coleman's Address. At Goldey College on Tuesday afternoon Bishop Coleman delivered an interesting lecture to the scholars of the school and related many anecdotes. The entire ad dress was taken by Mr. F'uller, the chief «tenogmher of the college, and lie later read the notes to the scholars. The bishop is an able orator and speaks quickly, oso, Miller, BH Surveying Department Report. Bide for printing UK) copies of the re port of the City Surveying Department uiil be ojjeucd at the meeting of the City Council this evening. Cocoa for Endarftii««. Port carriers In the Andes travel extraor dlnnry dblancee with no other food but cocoa. ..... _ _ .. Ingoll tbeae* B nmirî»Wnî*pro|awtÎBey*ccS» tains pure, rich milk In its moat digestible form, and all the harmful oils areelimi neted. Goes further than any other because it is richer and stronger. V delightful beverage and a nourishing food. The only cocoa in glass jara. Osoft <t Allen Co,. Makar« F bt U rt alphl^j FasbiooS il} PiçtOrç ai)d Phot. -s ii * . • * 0 s* 4 AW • \ V c r.f I to o J 1« o| 1 I * » O 'f> 0 / f / ■■ /« o o 0 Iv o o / o o' o ' e k 1/ o r * ■ Wi m . ... Any of the »oft woolen materials make up well in this sty le house jacket, which the «'«rage woman cannot afford to exclude from her wardrobe. The material ia a robin's egg blue cfiallis, _ . ... , covered with ting dote in black, ihe back of tba jacket ie tight-fitting, two broad pleats either aide of the centre jack nnitowing toward the waist lias and forming tbe fumese below that point. Tbe fronts are tucked above tbe boat line and reUaaed to give tha neoenaary fullness at that point. The broad collar has a full frill of black Chantilly lace, this trim ming tbe medium-sized bishop sleeve; tbe Iroots held ,n to the figure by toe black velvet ribbon which ties in • long looped bow in the trout. WjpS [*] ♦ ; ' ' I V M A ■j X \l .1 Thoae little hip-length coati wbloh loose linn J"P a the dealers dsaignate as the pony coat and whiob bava already oreateo a furors in the early apring styles, anuear In the misses' suit» aa well as fnp Indie«' wear Broadcloth ia !h« miunld u-ed in this instance. The It : reom .he .hou.d.r to tbe hip Une, tbua serviag to oonoeal the awkward "me. ot the .mmature girlish awawaru nu« double-breasted, figure. The iront. . re doubl« oreaereo. b»tWM, 8 Ahà^ iiiaÈT ftftUat noUat of a golden brown Ere* *1*^' 'T* 1 **? the atltchinga in heavy (Ilk throughout iu|t are Id brown. The skirt, reaches a trifle below the topi of the tan cloth gaiters or spats, has boa pleat panel effect», front, baok and aide«, with the alternating panel« ant in point» at knee depth and an inverted pie.ted tiouno. ftp. ltd tharet. with heavy .tltohinga, Ihe »at i. a jaunty sailor shape in brown milan, banded with browa velvet, tbe three brow" ^ * b .t d in plt0 , b , Ua Wga gilt buckle at tha left »Ida.