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NEWARK EOST VOLUME 1 NEWARK, DELAWARE, WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 1910 NUMBER 27 DIRECTORY MEMBERS TOWN COUNCIL Mayor— J. P. Wright. Eastern District—L. B. Jacobs, Howard Leak. Middle District— H. M. Camp bell, Dr. Walt. Steele. Western District—D. C. Rose, \\ m. R. Kennely. Secretary of Council—L. B. Ja cobs. Clerk— T. H. Chambers. BOARD OF TRADE, W. H. Taylor, Secretary. Meeting of Building & Loan Association, fitst Tuesday night of each month. W. H. Taylor. Meeting of Directors National Bank, every Tuesday Meeting of Directors Newark Trust and Safe Deposit Co. Every second Tuesday night. NEWARK POSTOFFICE. MAILS DUE: From points South and 6:30 A. M. Southeast: 10:45 A. M. 3:15 P. M. From points North and 6:30 A. M. West: 8:30 A. M. 9:30 A. M. 5:30 P. M. 7:45 A. M. 4:1s P- M. 11145 A. M. 6:30 P. M 11:45 A. M. 8:30 A. M. 5:30 P. M. For Kenibleville: and Strickersville P'rom Avondale: From Landehberg: From Cooch's Bridge: MAILS CLOSE: For points South and 8:00 A. M. West: 10:45 A. M. 4:30 P. M. For points North, East, 8:00 A. M. and West: 1 9:00 A. M. 2:30 P. M. 4:30 P. M. 8:00 P. M. 9:30 A. M. 6:00 P. M. For Kenibleville: and Strickersville Rural Free Delivery Close: k Due: 8:00 A. M. 2:30 P. M. >DGE MEETINGS—Opera House, inday—Knights of Pvthias, or K. of P. 7:30 P- M. esdav—Imp. Order Red Men, 7:30 P. M. dnesdav—Heptasophs, or S. W. M., 7:30 P. M. lursday—Ladies' Circle, S. W. M., 7:30 P. M. iday—Modern Woodmen of Amer ica, No. 10170 ODD FELLOWS' HALL, anday—Jr. Order American Mechan 7:30 P. M. 7:30 P. M. ICS, turdav—Knights of Golden Eagle, 7:30 P. M. 7:30 P. M. ursday—I. O. O. F., Council— ist Monday night of every month. Aetna Fire & Hose Company— ist Fri day night of the month. own NEWARK TOWN LIBRARY. The Library will be opened: Monda\. Tuesday .... Friday . Saturday .... Saturday .... . ■ 3 to 5:45 P M- - r. . 9 to 13 . 3 to 5:45 P- M. jVi. M . . . 9 to 12 . 7 to 9 P. M. BOARD' Ob' EDUCATION . President ..Edward L. Richards Secretary and "1 reasurer .Dr. Jo-1 S Gilfillan William J. Holton George F. Ferguson 1. David Jaquette. Presbyterian Church ( Rev. W. J. Rowan, Ph. D, Pastor) Sabbath Services: Sabbath School, 9.45 a. m.; Preach- m.: Christian Endeavor, tng, it 7:00 p. 111. Wednesday evening Prayer meeting, 8 o'clock. Teachers' and Offi cers' Meeting, 7.30 o'clock. A cordial invitation to all. Lawn Festival A Success Pleasant weather favored the festi val held on the lawn of Mrs. Harriet Curtis' Wednesday and Thursday even ings of last week by the ladies of St. Thomas' Episcopal Church. The lawn with the fine old trees and blooming plants, made a beautiful setting fot the Bouquets on the cloth covered scene. ice cream tables gavt a touch ot dain tiness which is unusual at affairs of the kind. ual popularity, alized. The duck pond enjoyed its us A neat sum was re Tbe Mistes Nivin Entertain Misses Evelyn and Sophia Nivin gave a porch party Tuesday afternoon in honor of their guests. Miss Elmore, of New York, and Mrs. Evans, from Chester. A pleasant time was spent in playing five hundred. Those enjoying the games were Mrs. William Passmore, Misses Heien Thompson. £ara Eastburn, Nan Niv n. Tabitha Nivin, Anna Sharpless ; nd Miss Jerroid, of Virginia. SPECIAL NEWS FROM THE FRONT <3 NEWARK BOYS CARRYING P OFF HIGH HONORS Skinnisbes With Advance Gnard Of Mosquitoes-* Main Army Approaching Editor POST. Newark, Del. Dear Sir:—Here are a few news items from Company E: We have 55 men in our Company. It is the largest Company here. One of ottr squads is drilling daily so as to get in shape to compete for the $20.00 prize offered by Col. Cavanaugh for the best drilled squad in the Regiment. Corporal C. E. Taylor is in charge of the squad. So far all of our boys have enjoyed themselves. Frank Lewis, our high-class cook, unfortunately met with a mishap this morning. He scald ed one arm by spilling hot grease on it, but Frank says life is so good here that he just can't let anything send him home yet awhile. Our mess is far ahead of the Rehoboth Hotel's meals. Those who have arrived late for mess can vouch for that statement. So far. the weather has been ideal. Bathing hour from 11 to 12 each day is taken advantage of by should see the sunburnt faces. They who had an opportunity to take tlvs trip, surely are missing something rare. A number of the boys have re ceived nick-names. The favorite name is "Skull-Buster", Wilmer, the com pany's mascot. As usual on such oc casions as this, the impudent mosqui a'l. You We are furnishel with I I ! I toes is presnt under all circumstances. Some of the boys complain of being j unable to sleep; others don't seem to | be bothered. mosquito netting, and it seems to hold its own. Our Cwnoanv is the favorite here; at least it looks so. We are the Color Company, escorting the Colors to and from the parade grounds daily. Two j the Color guards. 1 of our bovs are appointed Our "Buck" Gregg has been mail carrier for the regiment. is cooked so well, and we all en mess Newark Horses Winning--Mr. Tyson Carries Off The Prizes The Delaware Horse Show Associa tion calls 1910 its banner season, lhe V Slmington at the Park Associa racing held in Gentlemen's Driving tioji has ever given. The Outlaw, by Heir-at-Law. low ered the trotting record, going the A number of horses track in 2:14 1-4. lowered their records. Their crowning glory iies in the fact that a Delaware horseman was tiie biggest winner. 11. R. Tyson in this, Ins first contest on the circuit, met with this splendid was the larged His Mr. Tyson success. winner, taking $480 in purses, next trial will be at Pottsville. Wc I j 1 wish iiim continued success. Lucien Green Dies Suddenly All Newark will be shocked to hear death of Luc en Green at Middletown. Del. of the sudden this morning The word received to-day at 11 j o'clock was that Mr. Green dropped dead while playing tennis, robust, he was ill his usual Wh le not good No other details could be health. learned. Mr. Green has been for years a fa miliar figure around Newark, tended Delaware College s a regular student, graduating 11c has taken work here sev He at for four year- as in 1902. eral years in post graduate work in Chemistry and Bacteriology. Mr. Green was much interested in if the College, a frequent at her public functions. the welfare visitor Crabbing Party Along The Delaware A party of eight made a jolly trip to the river front last Thursday in Stra horn's hack. Dinner and supper was the water. They re enjoyed along turned by moonlight with a n f cc coat of sunburn and a fine lot ot crabs. The members of the party were Misses Sophia Ring, Annie Ring, Mary Col Elizabetb Swan, Hannah Mar Will Marsey. William It wish to thank my many friends who helped me during the contest to win the gold bracelet at St John s Bazar. Katherine H. Doy'e. (Reached the office too late for last week s issue.) mery. sey: Messrs. Ellison and Russell Morris. An Expression Of Tbanlu joy it so much, that we are always saying something about it, and so I might say that we shall have young fried chicken and Powell's ice cream for Thursday dinner. Mr. Powell is a gentleman in every way, at least Com pany E thinks so, as the ice cream was donated by him. There may be much more of inter est that I might write, but f hayen't any more time at present. Will write another letter next week. The detach ment of the regiment that shall go to Fort Dupont for a week's instruction in manipulating the Fort's guns, wid consist of tot men. The whole of Compatis E will go. the others being picked front the other Companies. This detachment will leave Rehoboth Sat urday morning. July 30. at X a. m., by special train for the Fort. (War correspondent for the POST.) NOTES FROM CAMP PENNE WILL. Company E. Camp Simeon S. Pentiewiil Rehoboth Del. July 27, 1910, 6:10 A. M. Capt. Jacobs slept one night in his clothes, leggings, kid gloves, two thicknesses net ting over his face—but reports a good time. L ent. McKeon had charge of New Castle Company H al dress parade on I Monday; officer of guard on Saturday. I Sherman Corkran. Company E, ! again served as Battalion Adiutant on I Tuesday. Lieut. Corkran has been engaged in making mi ps for the use of the officers j | and men outside of Camp grounds, j 1 The salt water bathing is being en joyed by the men The cooks think they feel a greater effect than anyone else in the amount of work that falls to their share, in satisfying the appe tites of the men. Meeting Of Board Of Education The Newark Board of Education met Monday night. A""ea!s were considered and In a few casts an ad justment of the tax was made. Some needed repairs to the building were talked of. fhe following is the Treasurer's re port for the Board of Education for the year closing June 30, 1910. account has been audited and found correct by the auditors, Mr. George I,. Brook's and Mr. George D. Kelly. This Jr. Receipts. \mount in sink-ng fund Money borrowed . deposits . . • 4 575-65 1,662. o 21.71 50.81 18.25 .. 1,062.17 1,771-11 64.00 200.00 116.50 5,24361 31-93 $10.819.17 Interest Supplies sold to scholars Electric light sold . I State tuition . State dividend . j Rent of rooms . 1 Donation of Academy trustees Tuition from outside pupils.. Taxes collected . Overdraft in bank . oil j Expenditures. Deficit from last year .... Paid money borrowed . Paid off old bonds . Teachers' salaries . Janitors . Commencement expenses . Insurance ... Fuel .>. Express on books . Repairs to school houses .. Affidavits of Teachers'reports Books . Furniture . Rent of Academy building . . Clerk and Tax Collector .... Interest . Postage and stationery .... Printing . Supplies for schools . Truant officer . Electric light . Rebate . Water . Incidentals . Deposited in sinking fund . Balance in bank . . .$ 174.28 1.444.28 1 .ouo.oo . 4.900.00 . 421.00 38.19 36.88 493-63 7.2t 290.67 4-75 153-83 149.60 61.00 300.00 58508 23.20 10375 10573 20.00 4360 2 84 31.06 166.44 251.20 to.gt Everett W. Warrington, who is well remembered by many around town, having spent four years in our mirst as a student at Delaware College, has returned to his home in Georgetown. Mr. Warrington won the Rhodes Scholarship from this State and has England ^ ^ N ' w Yo „ k $10,819.17 Delaware's Oxford Mao Retarns recent'y graduated at Oxfrrd Univer He xpecis to nrac FÎEW 3 Here and There The special Sunday excursions, over the Baltimore & Oh'o railroads start ed on Sunday, July 24. The Misses Waters entertained last Saturday evening in honor of their guest. Miss Margaret Lank. Lee Russell, employed by the Ameri can Vulcanized Fibre Co., while rais ing a window last Thursday, met with a painful accident. The window fell with force, crushing two fingers. Jesse Clark, while working at a punch last Friday, had a piece of his thumb taken off. W. T. Singles, the well-known gro cer, met with an unpleasant experience Saturday night. In getting things straight around the store before start ing for home, a revolver accidentally exploded, wounding bis hand. Fortu nately the cartridge was blank. It was examined under the X-ray Mon day morning and there was found to be no occasion for alarm. Newark regrets to see the passing of one of its old firms, Mrs. and Miss Butler, who, by their courteous atten tion and kindly sympathy have won the esteem of their townsoeople. Capt. L. B. Jacobs, who came up from Camp Pennewill last night, spoke of the camp as a great success. Company E is holding her own with great prospects of carrying off the honors of the Regiment. It must be very gratifying to Captain Jacobs and the officers to command such a body of men. Preparations are being made to make the County Fair better this year than ever. Many of the classes have been subdivided so as to give each one a better chance. A cup is effered this year in the cattle department by Mrs. Alfred I, duPont. It is now on exhibi tion in the window of Lippincott & Company. That the work done bv Delaware Sunshiners is appreciated was shown by the support given the carnival held at Kirkwood Park, last week. Every day the papers record some good work done by the society. Last week it was paying the funeral expenses of one and paying for an operation for ap pendicitis for another. Ott Widdoes lost a horse recently. It is feared the trouble was anthrax. Action was taken by the Business Men's League, of Delaware, an or ganization of colored men, thanking the general public in a set of resolu tions for the support given them in their efforts to better their race. This referred particularly to the recent suc cessful tour of the State mr.de by Dr. Washington. The purchase of the old Newark Pharmacy, by George W. Rhodes, marked the rise of a boy who began his career as a druggist in Newark, a few years ago. Ott Widdoes has purchased a lot on Depot Road, and ground has been nken for the residence which he will erect there. William C. Passmore, of near Lon don Tract Church, who has been ill with typhoid fever for some time, is around again. Wesley Davis, who was seriously in jured by a traction engine running over him some weeks ago. returned Sunday from the hospital, where he had been since that time We are g'ad to hear of his return. Newark remembers the 'fourteen year-old apprentice— G. W. Rhodes, and congratulates him unon his ad vent into the town's busness men's circle. Mr. Reuben Satterthwaite, a promi nent farmer of Mill Creek Hundred, is seriously ill. Miss Mabel Robinson, of Michigan, is spending the time with Prof. A. C. McCue, while her nephew, Mastei John McCue. takes a summer course in agriculture under 1rs father, at Delaware. Hie east end of town was disturbed Saturday evening by the passing of a carriage with an intoxicated man on board. The young fellow was arrested for disorderly conduct and fined $10 and costs by Squire Lovett. A. I.. Stroud has the banner crop of hay in Pencader Hundred. Reports received by the Tri-State Packers' Association comprising can irterii s of Maryland. Delaware and| New Jersey, as announced at their last meeting held in Wilmington, showed 750,000 cases of tomatooes are now held by the canners of the three States. The average acreage this year is 20 per cent, less than last year. Trainloads of potatoes and water 84 melons are being shipped over the Delaware road to points north and west. A train passing over the Delaware City Road Sunday niuht met with a slight accident. Three cars loaded with potatoes, bound for Joliet, 111., were switched off at Wilson's Station. When the wrecking crew arrived, some of the potatoes were missing. A search was made and two barrels were found covered with leaves, in a nearby field. Railroad detectives were put on the scene the following even ing, but no arrests have, as yet, bee? made. The long delayed arrangements have been completed, and the Vulcanized Fibre Company started this week to lay the siding into their plant. The recent freshet g.v e them a full supply of sand, and with a car of cement from the Dean Cash Store, work will begin in earnest. Mrs. George Duling. who fell on a sill in the barn some time ago and broke a bone in the insten. is improv ing as rapidly as can be expected. In an interesting game of ball the Trinity team from Wilmington de feated the Newark boys last Saturday, by the close score of 4 to 3. A number of Newarkers have been enjoying Camp Ideal on the banks of the Octoraro, who have enjoyed their annual outing in this way for so many summers that they have acquainted themselves with the fine points of comfort and out-door life. They their own tents and all the camp nara phernalia. Owing to the nearness of the chosen site for this season, the go and come, the average on hand being about twenty own campers number five. Newark horsemen are rejoicing in the record made by Tvson's horses at Wilmington, last week. Wheat crop returns show an age yield of about twenty-five bushels to the acre. Daniel Thompson, Levy Courtman. lias the best far reported in this vicinity—average 30 1-2 bushels. aver mir crop so The Delaware Trust Company be its new home last gan business in Monday. The building open for public inspection on Satur day morning, and of pleasure were heard over the appear ance and arrangement. The building is the old Bavard home at the thrown was many expressions corner of Ninth and Market streets, and the colonial design has been kept through out. A banking department has been established in connection with the Harry W. Davis, of near company. Newark, is Secretarv of the company. Funeral services were held today of Mrs. Joseph Spencer Vinsinger, of Wilmington, an aunt of Edward Vin singer of this town. Interment at Head of Christiana. The Republican State Committee will hold a meeting in Wilmington on Saturday, when arrangements for the State Convention will be discussed. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Cassidy, tour ing from Atlanta, Ga., to Atlantic City, stopped and took lunch with Dr. and Mrs. Blake, on Wednesday (to-day.) —Jacob, Henry and Charles Russell, brothers, of New York, who left that city at 7:15 a. in., on Saturdav, with $1 apiece* to walk on a wager of $1,000 for each, posted by a prominent New Yorker, to Los Angeles, Cal., in 90 days, to beat Weston's time of 105 days from Los Angeles to New York, arrived in Newark at 4:30 p. m. on Wednesday, add after a brief stop resumed their long rtamp. South Newark Personals Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Holton are visiting Mr. William Holton and fam ily. Dr. Rulon Dare and family are visit ing relatives in New Jersey. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Conner and son spent Sunday with Mr Henry Conner and family at Iron Hill. Robert Myers and Vertiott Derr, of Philadelphia, who have been visiting Mrs. Wilbur McMullen, returned home this week. visiting Mrs. William Smyth, of Wilmington. Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Lendermm and Misses Jeannette and Irene Lcn derman were the guests of Mr. James G. Longfellow and family this week. Mrs. William Latte and daughter, Edith. Mildred and Dorothy, are visit ing relatives in Hagerstown. Md. Mr. James Webb, who has been ill at his home for some time, was taken to a private hospital in Phi'ndelphia, last Friday. Mr. William Albany, of Chester, visited Mr. H. F. Smith and family this week. Mrs. Henry F. Smith PERSONAL E. L. Richards and son, spent the weke end at Camp.Ideal, Point Look out, Pa. J. Allison O'Daniel, of Oxford, Pa., is visiting his grandmother, Mrs. R. A. Wilson. Rellin Morris, of the U. S. S. Rhode Island, is in town enjoying a nine days' leave. Miss Elsie Wright visited Miss Ethelwyn Maloney, Townsend, last week. Hon. Harvey Whiteman and Judge Victor Woulc''. of Wilmington, spent Sunday with Mr. John Nivin, Mil ford X-Roads. Miss Margaret Lank, of Wilming ton, spent the week end with the Misses Waters. Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Jacobs, of Farmington, Del., are visiting their son, L. B. Jacobs. Miss Margaret Handy has returned . from a stay at Rehoboth Mrs. Melson, of Wilmington, has been the guest of G. Fader and fam ily. Miss Geneva Burnite has returned from a visit with Miss Helen Slack, Iron Hill. Misses Mary Colmery and Sophia Ring visited friends in Wilmington, on Tuesday. Miss Helen Currinder visited friends in Ogletown, last week. Pi. M. Shallcross, of Odessa, was in town on Friday. Mrs. George Johnson s'>ent Sun day w : th her mother in Oxford, Pa. W. J. Robinson, of Aguascalientes, Mexico, registered at the Washington House last week. Dr. and Mrs. Frank Martin stayed over night at the Washington House, on their return to Baltimore from an extended auto tour. Ira McLaughlin, of Oxford, was a Newark visitor last week. Mrs. Robert Reynolds, of Philadel phia. visited her sister, Mrs. George Potts. 011 Cleveland avenue, last Sun day. Mrs. J. Murray, of near Newark, has returned from a week's stay in New York City. Benjamin Campbell is spending the week at Atlantic City. Miss Harriet Bacon is visiting Mrs. Perrv. Chapel street. Gordy and Hilda Parks, of near Princess Anne, Md.. are visiting Mrs. J. B. Butler. Miss Mary Phoebus, of Princess Anne, Md., has returned from a vr.it with her sister. Mrs. J. B. Butler. Dr. F. W. Foxworthy, of the Philip pine Forestry Service, United States Department of Agriculture, was the guest of Dr. Cook last week. Dr. Foxworthy is au old student of Dr. Cook. M iss Elizabeth Grime is, camping with friends along the Octoraro, near Oxford, Pa. Mrs. E. L. Richards and daughter Ruth have returned from a visit with Miss Louise Swayne, Fairville, Pa. Misses Martha Strahorn and Jennie Raub are spending the week at An napolis, Md. Misses Anna Johnson and Sara Potts spent Thursday in Philadelphia and visited the Wills Eye Hospital. Miss Bertha Mettinger and Mr. Clif ford Groff, of Philadelnhia, spent the week end with O. W. Widdoes and family. Hrs. Reba Gilpin is visiting friends in Williamsport, Pa. Mr. Howard Lee, of Puweltown, is visiting Mrs. John Brown. Rev. John H. Thompson spent Sun day last with Mr. and Mrs. Ellsworth B. Moore, of this town. Miss Mazie Heith and Mrs. B. 1,. Brooke, of Philadelphia, were guests of J. K, Burnite over Sunday. Osmond snent Friday and Saturday with Philadelphia friends. Miss May King, of New Castle, has been the guest of P. M. Sherwood and family during the last week. Miss Annie Rear, of Philadelnhia, is visiting Mrs. Amos Osmond. Mrs. Calvert, Mt. Robinson and Miss Robinson, of Baltimore, are the guests of Dr. and Mrs. Blake. Mrs. L. C. Pickells and daughters are visiting Mr. John Price and fam M rs. Amos ily. Mr. and Mrs, H. L. Bonham autoed to Harrington, Del., on Sunday. Mrs. Gary and family left to-day for a month's stay at Rehoboth Mrs. W. V. Shellender, of Oxford, is visaing Mrs. James Shellender. James C. Morrison, of Wilmington, visited Albert Wollaston and ftimily last week. Mrs. J. P. Wright is spending the week at Rehoboth.