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■mm a m ««■ wn é .. VoM'MK HI NEWARK, DELAWARE, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24, 1912 NUMBER 1 PROGRESSIVE ACTION OF COMPANY "E 11 A "GYM" FOR NEWARK . , ... ,. Tl„- Hi.uighttul citizens of our l"' vn ^' IU . '•* * 11 1 ons( '• ,lls a the l;i<■ K " pi o\ lsion mac t 01 u boni -s "1 recreation tor the young '! 1 ,H ' community. Human • I, mauds a certain amount I mi J >:■ ii loiiship and social m sc. thosi» who trv tin* dan experiment ot cloin^ with reasonable share of these, Hen finding thems-lves . t .inuua banquet \ ui h\ , „iuii.iii.v K. O. M. ol * ", 1 "" V 11 s r , AE' < 1,11 night. \u* bnd an echo ol this tlie dehniti action low ard providing a much I gymnasium tor the young I that organization. About thirty members assembled around the banquet board in the presence dt appetizing delicacies, agreeable .npamoiis and good cheer. Captain L. B. Jacobs. Private:? Dean. Addieks and Ferguson gave short talks, proposing the gymna-> men natiu 1 civil.11 ferons mil a la" •.wninpcd by tin* black mood from M'lilmient in ta ken liceciei men " plan, their enthusiasm lead snim an. tn the naming of a house com •omposed ol Lieut. Me Sergeant Clark. Quarter llliltee lveoii. master Shellendcr. Privates Dean already being to prices for equipment. intending to pur ami Ferguson. Inquiries made as tlu* company are FREE LIBRARY COMMITTEE NAMED The State Library Commission has started an active campaign for five libraries in Delaware. Mrs. rail'll Burdienal of Wilmington ha< ... made chairman of the this extension work, Th- members of the committee ap 1 for Newark are Professor Jrv Ilavward J Wilkins Cooch, ' .1 W i.ditand EverettC Johnson! i iiiiifth"g of tin.inmittee will be few davs'L> consider the * ' • given to the citizens. in many towns, where there have lurii >„hsc, iption libraries, consid irahle opposition has been met at tiiM Yet wherever the free li lirarv is established the plan has met with unqualified success. These libraries have invariably grown and kept more up ti> thitii under the mininittee oil Ib'J in a The exact provisions imposition. ■ 1 1n* State Library hill will be in v. n; gated and detailed information .subscription plan. It is thought when the advan- j luges to he derived are clearly un ltd-stood that the well wishes of j Newark will not he wanting. , NEWARK GRANGE Ni'waik Grange will meet at the next Monday at 8 p. in. M'*ssfs. John Ni\ in and John Ru- the local "! lee representing ui'iiuge. were the guests of Dela- w;ii-.- i ; range at Newport last Mon- Jay ' veiling. Four candidates were -I' 'n 11n* third and fourth degrees fieiieame. I , He- rapid thaw ot last Tluirs -1 da\ n l ined to rival tlu* preceding ... ». ,, R. I uwell has improved Ins hii ry- s '*rviee by a new automo ! 1 1 > VI ' V Hiul 1 ';ist State Master W u!' ki*i* installed tin* master and tin* li*i*tim*r of the grange. IMaware Grange hospitably' ex t* :i,L*i 1 an invitation to the membeis iiu*i*l with Grange to .N l* HIGH WATER ON WHITE CLAY •'•»Id spell Within 24 hours main street was as a ti'Diisfonned from a glistening siinw-covered speedwn y to ti scene "f overtlowiug gutters and water everywhere. As a result of the gorge caused l>v the i ice near Roseville, the "'»t er rose 5 feet in fifteen mi "»tes last F'ridav afternoon, forc •iig several of the mills along the Wreani to close for a short time. Following the quick thaw and]' W}lr, n fain the ice up the creek! '•arted to break and come down 4 )0 >it noon. The new concrete ""•bn* at Roseville proved equal I" the expectations of the builders ,l||( l withstood the strain of the a titers successfully. , chase apparatus and install | a °" t ' 1 baths as soon as satisfae oty estimates can be received. Of course in an organization such as this only members of the Militia are eligible to the new association which promises to provides great deal of pleasure in the near future Of Newark should encourage every organization which aims to pro vide attractions , , . , t " 1 mthei; the success of this plan so enthusiastically begun. Another item of interest in mi li t,M L , ei r cl ^ H 2 s the , presentation by the E. I. Du I out do Nemours Pow der Company of a splendid , trophy, to tie shot for annually by the several companies in the mi-, litia. It is known as the National Defense Trophy, and is not only one of the largest, most costly and most important ever offered for the rifle competition in the history of the militia, but is said to be the equal of anything ever offered at any of the big government tour the leisure for hours of the young men. and work naments held annually, where the trophies are supposed to surpass everything of their kind. This trophy will be displayed in near future! com Newark within the where the members of the pany and their friends may see it. Best wishes and good luck to Corn pany E! FORMER DELAWAREAN HONORED A public reception will be given Massey at the Hotel George V. Richardson in Dover on Thursday, February 1st. by the Delaware friends in recognition of the dis tinguislied position he has attain <*d in his profession. Mr. Massey has recently retired from official service with the Pennsylvania Railroad, and many functions have been accorded him in Phila delphia and elsewhere. Mr. Massev was for many years an honored citizen of Delaware and his friends have provided this loiimriiinitv for -ill to evtend their opportunity tor all t, extemitnoi. congratulât, ons and best wishes I he Governor and all the lor at mer Governors ot the State and the J«dges ot Delaware have con «U ,ted to a,,t as " r, ' (H 'l >tlon coni - »»'Gee. - UVE STOCK SANITARY BOARD . j '|'he State Live Stock Sanitary R,,«i*d. including members of the of j state Board of Agriculture, met in , Dover on Monday. It was reported that there cholera in Delà ware, although only a few isolated eases. As soon as Dr. Reid, the new State veterinarian, who is to join the staff at Newark, arm he will make a large quantity ol his hog cholera serum, which is found to save large herds, even al ler the disease has appeared. • 1S hog still some .. ,, . „„,..,1 i> (111 it PV 1 * ml State Poui Show -» tlu* D.amoml st ,■D v!.s"-,-<i*.y ,,."i will imo 11 „ 11 ->i«i , , , . ....... *d tlu* biggest and hist slio\ , ,T ; ,,, 'ri, . h\ tlu* associ.iti.).. tn • • h,. .,,„„1 I Idisilavs are especially good ant -1 ,n * s l j.,,.,,,... tlian ! G"' 01 ' 'U I 1 ' 1 1 " .. the -hmv IS e M. \ I do Pont H>e poij try of Mr»- A- . especially , H ' "'! 1 beautiful P heasants including i >td specimens of swan mandai ms and other small due <s. < ■ Egyptian geese and pheasant . Among the exlnb.tors are: Ja eph B. Lutton Samuel Little J. Murniy. IH, Martna - ^ ; and Delaware Duckery. N< "ark. J. C. Singles, Christiana. . ■ lltliral club of Delà T r nü77 , w h» member ware Colleger n™ » interMtill g sbip °t -»• an reported as a meetings have bi ^ result ot t « ppe recently programs. - • . t)dk on the ;ga' Ç an * sU rvev last week, Ins work ot . j iave been j Other^outside speakers V POULTRY SHOW IN WILMINGTON 1 rv 11(111 net .vet given , mi and]' the NEW CENTURY CLUB kite meeting of the New-Ceu turv ('lui) was largely attended Inst Monday and a number of ini | portant actions taken. • Tlie club placed itself on record as favoring the Affiliated College for Women at Newark. The Free Library problem was freelv discussed. ' Mrs. Evans gave an interesting report Of the meeting held in Dover last Thursday, mittee was (fuirements for a free library in Newark. It was agreed to extend an invitation to Mrs. Henry Rulg-j ley of Dover, to address the club on this subject. Mrs. E. S. Arm strong gave an enthusiastic ac , count of the meeting held recently in Middletown for the advance ment of the work of the Fédéra tion committee on Household Eco mimics. Mrs. Harry Hayward gave a most interesting paper on the Value of Literary Work in Club Life. As the time is so large ly taken up during meetings, the speaker that classes he formed in order to literary work W. II. Following this a corn appointed to collect definite information as to tin* re tlie regular suggested ' accomplish the which many would like to take, It was suggested that the sidération of a woman member on the Board of Education and tlu Board of Health, lie urged upon eon the public, The meeting next week will he a social one. a card party at the home of Miss Elsie Wright, the members who cannot come are requested to notify Miss Wright. The hour is 2.JO instead of 3.00. the regular time. All RAILROAD ORDER FOR SAFETY Relative to the article in last wee k's Post concerning the dan a( .r at the railroad crossing at the foot of chapel street, it was learn this week that there was a Gen Order issued by the railroad aulhm . iti ,. s to «11 trainmen that pas8enger trains should pass over this cnissitm at a speed not ex (>n . (lin „ four miles per hour and that f ^, itrht trains should always tu a standstill before pass • ,i • f,., i mg this street Railroad authorities are toreing a st r,ct obedience to Ins order. A railrnad official said Ins week t hat the company would considei - it a favor if notified of the train number not complying with this «ding. 1 he danger of tins cross timoré and Ohio. The public trav . cling over this point would do 11 iu assisting the company in carrying out these provisions of As has appeared in these . we 11 s .' ,1 ll '-" ie fhe (1(( - ^ ( ; pn(Tal pub ] i( . this inePe( J S4 , d . is 1S safety. columns from time to time, the an exerting everv in tlieir provisions of -operation of ■ HI |„. n BIRTHDAY PARTY A very pleasant surprise was t endered Miss Addie N. Lee at lier home near Ktrickersville. Pa.. Tues day evening. January 9. 1912. Those, present were Mr. and Mrs. . . M| . ;md M| . s . Harl . v aï.'DÂÀlïiii-M due \. I .("e, Anna l row. Manna \ « . ( row. Florence Ait.en. Annie i\. |v..... ltt \ d .. f»:..],;., I Lee. Dorotln Pay en. Atta nuiiu, • M.m.nais Margaret Dayett. litiby .Uaearns, Alice Draper. Helen Dayett. Sarah IS IW«. 1W-; Lewis Lee. Fred Pet ei son. Many Lesa>r0 . p ai d Bedford. Wilks Cloud. Bavard Miller. Marion R ' alph Hill. Hamilton R()))ert l Richie< A . Peterson. Louis Singles. Joseph Crow. Clark XeLson Pierson, Orville . usant ^ W.uuey. __ ; . ..... A freight train was derailed on the B. & O. Railroad early Mon day morning near Belle Camp. Md. Both tracks were blocked for » "Sort time, whie i mode . g e»a^ to n il the eai . trama over a the 1 <'»" s . vhama rHatl * - The Christiana Social will meet the ! at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harry j Tomlin. Thursday evening. Janu arv 25 An elaborate program | JO ^ mu ^ d AGRICULTURAL NOTES vited to make an address at the College of Agriculture. University. February addressed the Cecil County Po mona Grange meeting at Elkton last week Director Ilavward has been in Cornell 21st. He in ' Mr. H. S. Garrison. Tl. has re-,* signetl his position as Director of, Agriculture in the Berry School, R om ,,. Ga.. to accept one with the .luPont Boulevard Co. He will have charge of the demonstration faPnis that . General duPont will start along the boulevard. Tic ex pecta to take up his work about March first. _ _ T he Farmers' Institute of New Castle under the general direction of the Agricultural Department will be held during the month of Mr. Thomas F. Manns lias ac- : eepted the position of Plant Pa thologist and Soil Bacteriologist in the experiment station. He will begin his duties about April first . February, During the recent cold weather the official self recording ther mometer registered 12 below zero peach pit at the college It is feared that most the peach buds have been killed as to with lower than at the farm. they are supposed not stand temperature Early lambs are arriving at the college farm. zero. ,. . v in the F ebruai\ issue o A mat el Magazine en i w * onit ot the Educations ro 1 eins 1 Delaware. Some of the farmers, following Director Hayward lias an articn the suggestions of the Experiment Station, are becoming very much interested in soy beans. An Elk ton mnner recently threshed 200 : bushels of grain for which there ts a strong demand Hon. IL P. Can non. of Bridgeville. harvested 8., bushels from about tour acres. which he is holding at *3.o<> per bushel. . . , . .. • ^ . '«e extensi m i x\ ;>a ^ sistuig some ot tin laimirs in se curing good seed for the coming ? H purchased 90 bushels fi„ 0 seed oats and Ô hush fin work in budding and grafting ; «f the beginning of the next semester. els of prime clover seed tor one large land owner and has ordered quantity of seed potatoes for another. This department has id most daily calls lor assistance in ... • , ,+i, ... +•,,» getting soy beans or otliet seed tor r, ■ the coming season. a The class in horticulture will lu* The new bacteriological lahora- tory is rapidly nearing completion and Wl11 ht ' read >' for 1>r * Keed :,t the opening ot the new semester. SECOND TERM ON MONDAY - T'lie present week is the closing )f the first school term at the one ( \ (>wal .fc public schools. Examina Gons have replaced the regular s( .| 1(M | u i,. j H «R except tlu* primary u- Pi ,des. The custom of exempting Guise XV | U) have averaged 90 per ; n a „ v study, is not being fol ui-asnre up to the required test. an • ■ . i,i 1 he principal. Mr. K. r. rrieitel . , and | ns associate teachers, urge . , ... i , ......u pa ,.,.nts who contemplate enroll ing their children within the near futur.- to li.i.e that next Man. ley marks the heginnmg or the second term . and the work may he taken ltp with greater ease at this time tl l an at a ,,v other between now a!ul nex t June. This is especially true in the first grade where a new class will he started next Monday. a w over8ight in ,7,. : ffard to t he importance of a "fair" start to handicap your boy op gir , - ß c RIFLE TEAM WINS _ Ma „. nre tvJkw Rifle Te.m ^ d( , fcated , Mt prid , bv the Maryland Agricultural College by the soore 0 f 831 to 77^ out of a possible 1.000 points. On Friday, Delaware will meet the Massaehu-! setts Agricultural College team which has won the championship; for the past tW o years. IDEAS WORTH MONEY Much interest vas excited in railroad circles a short time ago liable ideas, the experiment have when the Pennsylvania announced that it would pay its men for val The first results of just been "Ideas are worth money. Send in good suggestions and we will pay you for them." This was the substance of general order No. 12 which went out to Pennsylvania Railroad employes on the Buffalo Allegheny Valley Division. The response was immediate. As was expected, the men in charge of minute detail saw ways ot in creasing efficiency which escaped the general directors of the work. Suggestions came in from all quarters. Many of them proved to ( be of real value and their authors were rewarded in cash. A clerk in one of the round bouses won a premium by submit Gng a plan for increasing eeon 0)n y | )V flic further use of carbon made public. : paper in connection with one of the company's forms for ordering; material from the store houses. Another of the schemes consul remuneration of worthy erei came from a tinsmith in one of the shops. He discovered an linprov d method for fastening in engine whicli contain cabs the boxes Hags, torpedoes and medical case. By standardizing the heights of a I gates on locomotive tenders, a fireman saw a way to minimize the loss of coal through vibration. CO! At one of the terminals, an ap- i plintice for cleaning and steriliz j n „. i r ..,j. ,,.g cups used in coaches, was perfected by a ear inspector! whose dutiis are in connection i with the care and equipment of ■ It was an lie was paid for the idea. passenger doubted improvement o\ er the old method and its original,., received lament for ,t. Although a great many jortU- ; less suggestions come in. offiemls say that the saving effected by i those which are adopted makes it, very mûrit worth while to invest. them all. Aside from lies.* «Jjrect benefits, th-re is much in direct gam m the _added .uteres employes take in.their work, and i„ the watchfulness and original " v which 1 1 ïr ears. The ladies of Ebenezer Church wd i serve an oyster supper at the , <• i T- ,,, home of J. K. C hambers near j. T. , Fairview for the benefit or Ehe . -, . February Ist.i LOCAL NEWS nezer t hurc i_ from b to 9 o clock. From zero weather to that which brings a robin's call seems a pretty rapid change to he ac complished within seven days. A fat fellow was seen chirping on the lawn of James Fairview. last Monday. Oil Little, near Patent ventilators have been placed in the windows of the Pres byterian Church, which is an im provement much ap]»reciated by the members of the congregation (UI : . „ , d «> 8 ' . , , .. »'""Y" . f« is , , . team met defeat at tlu* hands m . , , , , Franklin and Marshall at Lanças ., , . . ,, , .• i., ter on Saturday, to the tune ot 42 . ; , " ' • 1 XS'ïh^h.S. hut nmrml . , ..f t i, f s ^ ^ !d i 1 i^' i " 7 ' d d Ti • tl \ e ^«ware hoy s and used then, * d vanta ire accordingly. <aptain , a " 111 J 1 1 1 > L ' d i' ; fame, hut wi ri handicapi ed b > | the extremely slippery condttu.n a <>f the court. The Eighth Annual Conference of the Na ti on al Child Labor Com-! mittee will be held in Louisville, Kv„ from Thursday, January 25,1 • g d Jamiarv 2 8. the last day beim: devoted to ebild labor I sermons in rity churches and a I mass meeting in the afternoon, a ! The delegates from Delaware, ap pointed by Governor Pennewill, are: Henry B. Thompson, Miss ; Margaret Hilles Shearman. Miss Emily P. Bissell, George B. Miller and W. H. Bannard. Jr. ■ The structural work on the new du Pont Hotel building, Wilming will probably In* completed All of 1 lie game well , ELKTON GUN CLUB Club.' \v!i i fli Tlu* Klktoii (iltll proposes holding monthly shoots and inter-team matches, has been organized with 48 members. \\ il liam Stephens is president. Major John A. Morgan, vice-president. Harvey J. Scott, secretary, and Jacob Reynolds, treasurer, .. . , h me on y Ia i„ stm . t (>al , lv Smidav mol . llin ,, j atmarv ., ls [- Mrs had H ,, r j oli ;. m f()r a mH , k l)llt f,„. the past ^ davs vi( ' ms to her dentil |„ u |, JP ' ell improving The de ( . ( , aN( , d was in het . oôtli vear Fun (> rai services were held 'in Newark .. A ■ *■. i j ' *' , • ■- (Vmctcrv ' * OBITUARY MARY NATALIE REED Marv Natalie Reed, nee Mercer. ANNA MASON MOORE This community was grieved last of the death on Monday to hear Friday, January 19. of Anna Ma son Moore, at her home. 17JH North Illinois street. Indianapolis. Imli ana. Mrs. Mome died after an illness of ten days, resulting from eompli cations arising from stomach and liver trouble. A son. nine years of age. and a daughter, five months, survive. GEORGE M D. HART George M. 1). Hart, prominent i citizen of New Castle county, died at his home in Townsend on Ft\ day. from the effects of grippe, Mr. Hart lias been a resident of i Townsend since his marriage in ■ 1870, and has been active in pro un-lmoting all movements for the bot of tin* community in ferment which he lived In 1898 Mr Hart was elected on ; the Democratic ticket, to the office of State Senator from the Sevenl, i Senatorial District of New t as I • county serving acceptab y m the legislative sessions ot 1899 and 1901. Since 190J he had been pres ident of the Peoples National Bank at Middletown. A widow and two children survive, GRACE D. BRADY Mrs. Grace D. Brady, prominent in tin* Women's Club World ot Delaware, died at her home in Middletown on Saturday, the vic . n, L° i' 1 '* umoma. Jlrs. iiradv was nrst stricken ... .... . with a severe cold a week pre . . , , .. T r vious to her death. In spite ot .. every attention a complication with double pneiinionin developed, which proven fatal. Her death is severely felt by the oouimnnil\ in which she mai ller home. She was prominent in church work and known for her charity. Slu* was also prominent in social work, enthusiastic in Hope Farm work and caring for the sick. She was a prominent member of St. Anne's 1\ E. Church and presi- oi' tin Middletown Xew-Cen- d(l|d ,, . , Marv. widow ot Andrew 1. ,, , ,* , ,, , , ,, Maoklem. died on Monday at the ! |», 1 • 1 JOSEPHS. WALTON Josephs. Walton, one of the i foremost educators of Pennsyl . vania< aild for the past year prin cipal of George School, died iti ! the school hospital on January 22, in the 57th year of his age. Dr. Walton has been suffering since January 12, the first symp tons seemingly a severe attack ot imitation lie srerv aleadily a i worse, death follow,ny an opera i turn performed a few days ago. ! Funeral services will he held at 1 George School on Fourth-day. | First-month -4th. -at -.30 p ; Funeral at Ei-cddoun. U s ' 1 j county. 1 ii-. on Fifth-day. F •*> - I month, at 2 o clock. ■ turv Club. Mrs. Brady was schooled in tlu* branches and graduated at tin* West Chester husband is of 1 lu* Middletown higlier wit li honors Normal Seliool. Her president MARY MACKLEM her son. John W. near Toughkenamon. F'uueral services will he held Thursday at 10.30. Interment in White ( lay Creek Cemetery. residence of Maeklem. I on m.