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HM >JP ■p ^ ♦ 4 |\ $ 0 " ESowce 1^ 1 ESTABLISHED 1833. ONE CENT WILMINGTON, DELAWARE, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6, 1002. ONE CENT. - SEASHORL: RESORTS. | SEASHORE RESORTS. ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. A TLANTIC CITY N. J. HOTEL DENNIS Enlarged and Beautifully Improved. New Private Tiled Baths with Hot and Cold Ssa and Fresh. Water. Liberally Appointed in Every Feature Exclusive Lawn between the Hotel and Boardwalk. 1 Write For New Booklet. WALTER J. BUZBY. . COLEIuLft-lsr HOUSE South Carolina Avenue and Boardwalk. of city an l ill like h >1*1 at mama ibid price*, beds. Hijt r jck ii.no uo, 1 In 1 lion For Mioflft who \i fifteen of ii 11111 bo!id' li 01118 . LiUon $1 iUpor d.iy uu<l up. $3,at pur i Kx<: • i). G. L. CULLMAN. JR., PROP. THE ST.A.ZhTILTIi'Y' Ocean End South Carolina Avenue. Weekly rates $8 upward until July 1st. MILLER & DUNLOP. Excellent table. HOTEL STERLING, Ocean End of Kentucky Avenue, ATLANTIC CITV. N. I. ' LOCATED CONVENIENT TO PIERS AND CASINO, tiritmcuii or sio.i.. vm! nvck.-vn^r. heat ELECTRICUQMT ELEVATOR. Rooms Kiitulf- or eu .Suite. Many Private Baths, 1.UXURIOUS APPOINTMENTS AND ELEGANT SERVICE A l MODERATE PRICES WM. I. FINCH, Owner and Prop. Write for Booklet ami Speoiul Sprint; Kate*. T O Those Desiring Ait Unassuming, home like house, abso lutely clean, good Bible, quick service, tve call attention to HOTEL Virg'uia Avc.. third lions* from Beach. ,*i; -team heat; Latin; specially •tr Capacity CoO; larg low apn'ig rate; 44 to $4 59 daily ; * 1 * to $14 ,i, ukly; hooiuub tu. t s. C. OSBORNE. New York Avenue, „ near the Beacli. 13. KNA.'UJili CHESTER INN THE SUNNYj:IDE >i.M Avenue. 0 South 11 til Home like; first clas* table; term* wo lor *te. I,. <tl ISWITi-:. 1'rop, iiutel, Porinnrly of leinpyruiico bnry. l'a THE MARION ud trill'*. ICO South Oiroliiui Avi! Ktfti Iho beach, 'lerma CTftiwTublu. First HOTEL ARNO >u;ti lwalk. A vo 1 Council ui Diuirci by out ilSlUUCtJ o 4JS-L teltplx HOTEL SOTHERN Virw'iiu avu a uU I t. of Situat'd At lull uo City. Wi Sucl Pi or an I B-'an l walk. of II;., It Ton BUIIVH u.utlt t'Hiu. Capacity gjj. N. li. liUTUWKI.L. HOTEL ESMOND Nctv VoiU A vp.. •io.t tor c Aflrucliv ■or vice. B veitit-me, e |V to lift Iff tminiies uiid pit rites*. week' Wo m*ii J. RAUL KU.FATUIUK, VERMOM HOUSE out Avenua Y< A Man Ido City, Thomost plottsunb locution '*1 Ideal lumily Imuso* 1'ojiulttr r Ji il N 11- ltLSDON* STRATH-HAVEN HOTEL .Oil, Kjutncky Avenue nunr tlio B Appoililinouts Hint class; long telppiiouo 4 jI I 1 '; caiiaeHy 4UU; ran $4.50 per day, SiUU tu 4>lo. (list a. 41.jj l BINDER At UO., Owners uu I Mttuuy-ir*. EDEN HALL £9South l'eiiill-ylvaul:i block from boftc'i Pacific,. Open July 1 to wctobur I. l->0» Ter mi $15 pur week ; write early fur eUmoo of r all motluru cuiivuuiuuuuh. Mlttf. M. HENRY, Proprietress. of Lu Pui/.uiuu. Oue floor ab $s / la A. H. Mcl.avialiOii. M..n<u.-'-i' I BERKSHIRE INN Yirginiii Avenue, Oceau End. Sjeeial ratea- July uml Augusl—$4.04 •ud IJ OU p. r day ; $10 and $15.00 pur week Capacity BOO. Unobstructed Octuu View. Largo, plousunl rooms, singlu uml uu buite, Elevator, Hieum heat, baths, ami every com ftrl. Buoklut. O. & J. I'*, DICKINSON. Special rates for buptember $4.00 aud $4.50 per day, $'J to $14 pur week. HOTEL CARLSBAD Connecticut uml Atlantic Avoduci Five minute* IT 0111 beach. Bit Us. i.upaoity 150; per w.o.;,41,:> pur day- Buffet. JOHN C. WALKER. $< to 414 d | ! I, chMifuuSm! i kct. homelike, j ■rvireuusurposseil. I d IK;. 1 ATLANTIC CITY. N. J. \ ■0J VI * lurlablf, s 'l iiblc and» Katos J4 jier day. Cat—dagL? looSvl. YhEO.' L. HAWKINS. E, HOTEL CHET-WOODE a lu.lunu Avej, Atlantic City, N. J o 11)0 V J niiuutu wal't lr bo. S|)ouial ra WRS. P. A. DISMR^KY. HOTEL OSBORNE Con or Ai'kiiimis an. ollllH'lllh SU Hi* I ; |)( l f'Pcilla Aval, ; il le l till j; It. J. OSUOIlN.i AVON INN Near beach, Vn*< parlor*, buiha, ole valor. *blcam liaat. J.U1E3 I. SMITH. THE BROOKEHUR3T Virginia Avenue and B L'upiicMv 400; ouisine I4r.sC eli. 814; Saturday until Monday ii.o ?, Now Uiauuyeinsnt. boolHot. BURRELL & BROWN. HEADQUARTERS For Wiliulugtunin Hotel Roitou, Ocean eml Tun no Ilebuiit and improve 1. Tor lor.it E. 1>. vooiaiK HOTEL LA MA 5 C 0 T 21 ll> to 4]44 Paciflo Acrommodat. dividual sui". , facin" ocean, complete; hot buths. In. ml Sl.jjper da/; . - block fr depot Uapuci ty 4iW. Fir-U i;la$ i Milo. L. E. KEOIBKEK BROWNE, l'ropriettu-i*. ». -H.4 ■fid Keakiui' bio. Washington hotel Georg i h ft veil uo and tho Pejrth. $7 per weak uiid unwari-j; hi op at door; tubiuH briegmg their driakHo eenu. reserved for put 10.4 lunch; tea, off o ami suit E. PEliiiKJtr. LINCOLN INN 0 Moiiut Vernon AvcuU'? I .ge. airy 1001111 . elegantly furnhheil, flrj* cIum.s table, electric light, centrally located t ci mu runaoutLle, batli.4, hot and cold water' M. A. T051 J.IN SON. WM. PENN HOTEL 1 Baih Hou30s, Newly Furnished, the Board walk between Georgia and Florida Aveuues. First class accommodations at very moder ate mum. Capacity for UA Q. I'AVtAMV, Frepnttor. Directly ITEMS FROM. NEW CASTLE I Newcastle. Aug. B.—At the meet ing of tlio Trustees of the Commons held last evening Dr. Black presided and the other members present were Messrs. Mahoney, McGrory, Morrison, Ferris, Challenger, Dalby and Hence. Treasurer McGrory reported hav ing paid tho county and city taxes. Mr. Mahoney reported that the repairs to the buildings were being made and will shortly he finished. At the adjourned session of the Board of Education last evening a letter was received from Prof. G. W. Mitchell, of Lewes, withdrawing his application. It is understood that the Board of Education did not want to part with a good teacher and accordingly raised his salary $200. T. R. Lake tlujnked the Board for the courtesy shown Him and with drew liis application as lie had been elected principal of the Roanoke, Va., schools. An~additional number of applica tions were received ns well as en dorsements of some of tho appli cants. At the meeting of the Board one week ago there iiad been 1U0 ballots cast. The ballots last night were: First ballot -Lewis 1. Wilkinson 1 Holloway I, Pratt 2, Williams 1. Second ballot — Holloway 4. Lewis 2. Wilkinson 1, Pratt 1, McCabe 1. Third ballot -Holloway 5, Lewis 2, Wilkinson 1. Pratt 1. Mr. Holloway was declared elect on. Walter Wilson loft yesterday for New Haven, Conn., fora stay of two weeks. Mrs. Walter Sibloy is visiting rel atives in South Chester. John Tester, Bertha Lupton, Irv ing Jones and Daisy Hatton will spend a week at Caps May. Miss Carrie Cline will spend two weeks with relatives in New Haven Conn. Mrs. John McFarlin lias' as her guest. Miss Maine McCarter, of Philadelphia. City Council hod an interesting meeting last night. Tho following hills were ordered paid: Ray Bacon, shells, $5-40; C. Edwin Eckles, making tax dupli cate, $10; work on school house lane Joseph Shilling,~$27; .Tolm Carlin, $7.50; James McHugh, $21; John Gott, $21- H. McNally, $1.50: Mich ael Fitzgerald, $33.75; Aaron Willis $27 O'Connor, $27; Now Castle Gas Co., 30 cents; William A. Kimmey, sur veying Delaware street wharf, $10; Harry Y. Jemison, minute book for secretary board of health, 45 cents; Thomas F. Harris, burial of oat, 50 cents; David Bouldon, $3.80; Julian B. Robinson, $5.5 building sewers, Rodgers, $15; John McCollin. $10.24 A number of applications for over paid taxes were received au 1 favor ably acted ui>on. | All parties hereafter must keep ! their gutters clean and the polico i turn on some of tho fireplugs j two or three nights a week. The I niar j. er 0 j Infilling a now wharf went over for a week. Tlio police will keep an account of all arc lights not burning. Peter Doris. Iff; Lawrence Aquila M. Hizar $32.5(5; Michael For Ctnim ,n Prinurics. Tlie 1'nion Republicans Slate Committee at Dover yesturday in etructctl tho New Castle Counly Committee to agree t/i X'otmnon pri maries in this county. In response to urgent letter from J. Kdward AdJicks to-day Union Repulilican StatcCjntralOominitleo ordered its New Castle count/ coin* mittei* lo go into comm tii primaries with Regular Repulilicads and abide by ibi remits in New Ciislle count/. Mr. Addicks said in a letter to his committee: As a matter or principle such a request should be refused unless common primaries should mutually agree to in ali three conn* ti.se of 111o state. It is certainly our duty to prevent the state from passing into the hands of the Dem ocratic party who would undoubted* ly resume their evil practices the nature of which is now historical. I will take the warmest possible interest, in ihe comming campaign and will bend every cuergy toward triumphant conclusions." It was decided t > hold th3 state convention to nominate officers oil the state ticket on Sept. 2, in Dover Aug.30 wrs fixed for holding the primaries election toselectdelegates to ihe convention. This was done Kotlidt the election tor delegates may be conducted under the pri mary e'eclion law. Died Suddenly WHiio Atom Dover, Do!., August 5. — C. E. Fountain, a traveling salesman, of Baklmore, was found outstretched across Ills bed at llie Bayard House at noon to-day. After several un successful attempts had been made to arouse hint, a bell boy was helped in over the transom. Dr. II. L l'alge said tlie man Had died of apoplexy, and that he had been dead since 8 e-clock last evening. Mr. Fountain arrived here yesterday mortlllig from l-'clton, aod at 0 o'clock retired to his room without any dinner, stating that he was feeling ill. l'ro piicter Harry F. Ford forgot a about tlie man until this morning, and, hearing of no message from ins room thought that hi. guest was simply catching some lost sleep. Mr. Foun tain was 55 years old. lie was well known all over the peninsula. KENT DEMOCRATS. Dover, An.;-. G. — At tile Democratic county convention yesterday tlio nomination, made follow: Clerk of Peace. Stephen Slaughter; recorder of deeds, Hezekiah Harring ton; sheriff, register In chancery, treasurer, George W. Killen; coroner William F. Pafris. 'First district— Representative, Jain os T. York; assessor, Matthew V. Ford. -Second district— Representative, Charles II. Pardee: assessor, John Tavlor. Third district— (Deadlocked: to be settled before the county comm ittoe.) Fourth district— Representative, William II. Poore; assessor, Joseph M. Willing. Fifth district— Representative, Thomas M. Gooden; assessor, William I'. Godwin. Sixth district—Representative, S. Carl Hughes; assessor, Robert II. Greenlee. S.'venlh district, Ripre.entilive, William Graham, assessor, W illard Brown. Eighth district— Representative, (dotdlocked; to lie settled before the county committee. Ninth district— Representative, John li. Milehain; ussessur, Charles H. Smith. Tenth district— Representative, James P. Lolland; assessor, William Smoot. For State Senators, William M. Lewis was unanimously nominated from the First district; William I'eu newill from the Third, and Loander It: Ilopkias from tlie Fifth district. For Levy Court Commissioners, Robert E. Carson wasnomiuiUcd from tlio Second district; Jcliu W. . Virdcn from the Fourth, and William Bin nett from tlio Tenth. Two other districts were deadlocked—the Third and Eighth. George R. Lolland; A. J. Ross. UOTS. The largo steamship Decatur II. Miller, of the Merchants'and Miners' Transportation Co.iip-.uiy, lias arrived at tlm works of the llxi'lan an 1 lif llugsworth Company for repairs. The six men arreete 1 at Elga Moor on Monday night by Detootlvo Jones and a squad o:i a charge ot trespass were lined $5 and costs each by Magis trate ltollis yesterday. In the number of complaints about the failure lo remove garbage, enter ed on Monday, only one was in the southwest district. Klward W. Cooch, a3 examiner, yesterday took testimony in tlio suit of George A. Willis vs. M uua II art - man. which is pending la the Court, ot Chancery. Horace Wells .Sellers iff Philadel phia inis prepared pans fur extensive alterations to the house of Mrs. J. Dantortli Bush at Ninth and Broome streets, William Hopkins has bean missing from his homo. No. 1503 Lancaster avenue, since Sunday, an I there are tears that lie may be dead. Samuel J. Rose ot Chester the in ventor of a kiln to hum paving bricks, Is the head of a syndicate which Is expected to build a plant along llie Christiana river. John 11. Martin of this state, for several years a paymaster in the United .States Navy and who with Dewey at Manila, has been promoted to he pay Inspector in the navy. lie * is a graduate of Delaware College. Mrs. Hubert Kenyon is very ill at her home, No. 1328 M irket street. J-'. G. Pratt, of Bouklan. ; lias been appointed assistant ticket agent and operator at Bear Station on the Delaware railroad. Miss Alba Vandersloot, who for several years lias (Mod the position as contralto soloist at St. Patti's M. E. Church, lias resigned her position. The .Mark its. Eggs wore selling from 20 to 22c. butter, 25c to 23: a pound; pork 12 tol-ioalh; oranges, 20 cents to 50c a dozen; mutton, Soto Fie a pound; potatoes, 70c a bushel; cabbage, 3c tone ahead; chickens, 40c each; beef troin 8c to 25c a pound; veal, 8c to 20 cents, do; calf's liver, 25 cents; pineapples, 1()»; ducks, cents each; tomatoes, Oca quarter; lettuce, 3c to 5c a head; cu cumbers, l to 3c each; egg plant, 3 and luc each ; new potatoes, 8ca quarterofa pock; peas 10c a quarter; string beans, 5c a quarter of a peck; squashes, 1 to 3c each; beets 3c a hunch; caullltowor, 8c to 15 a head; raspberries, 8c a box; gi oio berrlcs, 10c a quart; currants, Sc a box,corn, 12c a dozen; Mini beans, 13c a pint; cintalojpes, SJe a basket watermelons, 15c to 30c a piece. Dial Is Fourteen Day'e Sleep Trenton, August 5.—Alexander Iteie, who was asleep for fourteen days, died today without - regaining consciousness. His physician gave as the cause of Ins death uraemic comu. Reis was brought here from a Philadelphia hospital several days ago, and did not awaken during the Hie journey. The unly time he was conscious durjng ilia fourteen days was when, In response to a command lie stuck out Ins tongue. For nourish ment could he forced down his throat during Ills sleep. .Many Use Swimming Pool. Tlio public swimming pool was well patroinzod during tho month of July. Tliero were 77UO persons who took advantage of the free baths. Of tills number there were 521 paid ad mlssiun which amounted to $52.10. (JO lo 75 Christiana Item* This community was saddened to day in learning of the death of John Burriss, who resided on the Rogers farm near Delaware City. Mi*. Bur ris was once au official member of the M, E. church here, and was known as an upright man and an able far mer. Mrs. Irvin Loach of this town Is a daughter of flic deceased. While the hot weather continues, devine services will bo held on tlio lawn of the M. E.church in the even ings. Services were held on tho lawn last Sabbath evening and were well attended. Edgar Wilson, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar K. Stanpart, who re sides on the Peters' farm, was bap tised at the M. E. church, last Sun day morning, A good crowd will go on the M. E. Sunday School excursion to Woodland Beacli on Thursday. The boat reach es New Castle wharf at 10 o'ebek. A large part of Wilmington folks will go over lo New Castle on the Trolley cars and accompany the school to the Beach. Adults tickets on boat 35 cents; children under 12 years of age 18 cents. Prof. Wm. Vansant, chorister of Ebmerer church, who directed the music at Leslie Camp, leaves on Sat urday for Salem Camp in Dorchester county where lie will lead a largo choir during the camp. Mrs. Elizabeth Wieraivl Bov.Mrs. Margaret Franco of Wilmington arc guesTs of their sister, Mrs. Martha Alrich, this week. Miss Priscilla Appleby is the guest of relatives in Wilmington. Rev. and Mis. F. E. McKinsey and Miss Ira Moore visited Newark last Monday. John Dennis of Wilmington spent Tuesday with friends hero. 11c goes to Snow Hill, Md., next week on his vue alion. Rev, F. E. McKinsey leaves next Monday for the Sound Camp, in lower Sussex. He will lie away on Sunday, August 17. His pulpit that day will he supplied |as iollows: Christiana, 11 a. m. by Rev. James Scott; 8 p.m. by liev. o'. Walton; Salem, 3 p. in. by Rev. Alfred Brooks. Only i!) .persons registered here last Saturday. The Registrar's office Is in tiie I! silo louse. It is hoped that more voters will locate the place next Saturday. In tlio contest game between tlio Stanton and Christiana Ninos hero last Saturday,the Stanton nine had a walk over victory. The score was 21 to 8. Mrs. Charles Groves of Wilming ton, was the guest ot her friend, Miss Emma Bratton, a few days this week. Rev. and Mrs. Alfred Brooks were at Leslie camp last Sunday. limes' Former Wirt Store'. 5. -Mrs. New York, August Georgia F. Innes, who recently seenr e;l a divorce from her husband, Band master Frederick N. Innes. to-day secured from Judge Thomas, in tlio Federal Court, a temporary injunction restraining Innes and JJohemir Krill, from removing any property stored with the Terminal Warehouse Com pany. either in the name of Innes or Bohemir. When Innes sued his wife for divorce, she filed a counter suit. Tlio jury declared her innocent and decided Mrs. Innes' suit in her favor. She then got a judgement against Innes for $1S4 for costs in herdivorco In the meantime Innes had case. asked to he declared a bankrupt. In Her application for Injunction to-day, Mr% Innes says that her former husband, who lias removed to I'Hiladelpliln, lias stored in the Terminal Wareiiotise His library, worth fully $30,000, and that it has been put in the name of lio Itemir Krill, a member of Innes' Band. Site says this library was not mentioned in Lite schedules filed with the application for bankruptcy, also says site is suing for $0000 for money loaned to Innes. musical and Ends L fe With (jas New York, Ang.ist 5.—While a workman was repairing the rout of 315 Linden street, Brooklyn today, bosinellod iilumluating gas, and re ported it to lito owner of tlie house. Tlie owner found the gas was escap ing from a room on the lop floor. Entering litis room lie fouud tlio tenant, tlie Countess II. II. A. Bonde lying on tlie bed fully dressed, with the end ol a rubber tube in Iter mouth. The other end was attached to tho gas burner, and tlie gas was turned on. Bite was dead. There is some mystery about tte woman. Site vyent to the house In which she died and engaged rooms a month ago. She had good clothes, jewelry ansi money, hut seetnod to be depressed mostof tlie time. On the dresser in tho Countess' room was a letter, addressed to Mrs. C. A. Harrison, of 1(115 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn. It read: My dear, kind, good sister; Please see to it that my body is embalmed like papa's." Licences Issued From June 1 until July 31, 803 licenses were Issued at the Clerk of tlie Peace office, the r#ceipts from which were $35, "33.47. Tho licenses Issued were: l-'or inns and taverns, 87; special inns, 64; re tailors' liquor license, 10; special re tailer, 0; druggists' liquor license, 3; peddler, 12; hawker peddler, 20; merchants, yearly 205; merchants six months, 24; manufacturers yearly,, 73; marriages, 228; brokers, 1; circus 2; doctors, 28; dentists, 4; eating houses, 5; lawyers, 5; photographers, 2; real estate,' 3- stallions and jacks, 4; merry-go-round, 1. Tlie letters of administration grant ed by Register of Wills Crossan yes terday were to James E. Hornby Instead of Jane E. Hornby. KENNE1T SQUARE ITEMS. Miss Josio Taylor, of Philadelphia, who has beou spending two week's vacation with her mother, Mrs. Mary Taylor: returned to her work in the city Tuesday, Mrs. N. P. Walton of New Garden is at Atlatio City trying to gather strength after her recent illness. Mrs. Elma M. Preston, is spend ing a few days in Cochranville. Mrs. J. T. Barnard and Miss Anne 15. Swayne are making a few days' visit with a kinsman in Coatesvillo Dr. C. S. Reynolds is having his stable repainted. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gawthrop, are entertaining Miss Clara Willits, of Middletown, Del., and Harry Diller, of Germantown, Pa., cousins of Mr. Gawthrop. Miss Jennie Pierson,one of tho as sistants in the post office, is oft' for a week's vacation among friends and relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pyle, have returned from a ten day's outing at Manhattan Beach, N. Y. is entertaining her Louise Bostick, of Wilmington. Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Scarlet, of of New Garden, go to Longport, N. J., on Wednesday for a tasto of sea Mrs. Pyle friend, Miss air. Owing to the death of Israel Dur ham, of Yorklvn, Del . the Metho dist Episcopal Sabbath School, ot this borough, which was to have its annual picnic on Wednesday, will indefinitely postpone that activity. Miss Margaret Swayne, daughter j of William Swayne, ot this borough, j whose marriage is fixed for Satur* J day of this week, has been quite ill j for the past few days, and is j threatened with typhoid fever. It j is said this morning that thq wed- j ding will probably be postponed. | Mi'9. Cyrus Wollaston lias return- i ed from a visit of several weeks in j Norwich, Connecticut. While ploughing in Win. II. j Miles'meadow the other day. the plow turoed up a nest of black snake's eggs, numbering thirteen. A man of this borough lias them buried in the sand for the purpose j of hatching them out. Over one hundred owners of dogs in West Chester have failed to pay dog tax. The law was up on July 31st. The supervisors of Kennett town ship have invested in a new stone crusher, which they purchased a few days ago from the American Road Machine company, and they expect to have the machine located near Rose dale station, where they will put it in operation and make some improve ments to the highways in that sec tion. A Finished Flaht It was reported last evening that a finish prize light took place early in the evening in a barn near Marcus Hook. It was learned Hi at the con testants were Joe Wilson and Charles Johns, both of Philadelphia. The bout, was witnessed by several hundred Philadelphia sports, who eatno to this city and paid $2 for ad mission tickets to the mill. Tire fight was for $1U0 a side. The "go" lasted nine rounds. In tlio ninth Wilson by a hard right hand swing on the jaw, drove his op ponement down and out for the count. Julius soon recovered aud ap peared to ho in good shape. Both men were badly beaten about the face and Lite light appeired lo be a draw up until the ninth round, when Wilson sailed in to Johns front the time tho gong struck and In about a minute and a half had won the light. Tho Bout was on the rough and tumble order aud had little science about it. The State Primary The Department ot Elections at its meeting last evening granted the request of llie Regular Republicans for a primary election on August 18. First of ail the registration of voters concludes at 7 o'clock on the evening of August 16, and according to .Section 12 of Chapter 393 of Vol ume 20, Laws of Delaware, known as tiro primary election law. tho voting books the primary clecUrns must be turned into the Department ot Elections immediately after tire close of the registration on U.e third Saturday in August. The next section provides that the department shall compare, correct end certify all the books thus turn ed iu. To comply with this law evotr if all tlie registrais turn iu the pri mary hook the evening of August 1C, the members of tho department will have to work throughout Sun day and possibly Sunday night to compare the books for the eighty five districts. In addition the books will have to be distributed among the primary election officers the next clay. Pont Office Robbed The post office and station of the Wllmingtuo 3c Northern Railroad at Granogue, was entered and robbed early yesterday morning and as a consequenco no mail vvas delivered until after a Postal Inspector had visited the office and taken an ac coun of stock. The thieves effected an ontrance by prying off the shutters of a win dow and raising the sash. Once in side they began the work of destruc tion. Letters were torn open in the search for monev and a large num ber of postage stamps were stolen. Thus far neither the postal auLhori ties nor the railroad officials have any clue which is likely to lead to tbe detection ot the thieves. Paid For Franchise Chestertovvn, Md., Aug. 5.—After a contest continuing through several weeks the Board of Commissions for Kent County today awarded the rig-lit to build an electric railway from Chestertown to Tolchestcr Beech and liock Hall. The Baltimore and Chestertown Hallway Company of Kent County, Mr. Trimble, of Philadelphia, presi dent, won from his rival, the Kent and Cecil Light, Bower and Hallway Company. The successful corporation paid down In hundred-bills $2,500 for the right to use about 18 miles of public roadway. The road Is to bo completed by July J. 1903. The Lent and Cecil Company asked the right to build the road through from Hock Hall to the Dela ware line via Elktoa and Cecil coun ty, but failed to give the same satis factory assurances to the cotnims siouera of completing the work as weie offered by the other company, which was represented by Hope H. Barroll. The most intense interest exists in the matter, and delegations and peti lions from the different Sections of the county were before the Com missioners to-day. The vote of the Commissions stood 3 to 2 in favor of the Bavrull proposition, the minority members voting to hold the matter opeu in the hope that a satisfactory proposition to run the road from the | bay at Rock Ilall through the entire county could be secured. HAD FOFVTY-SEVEN TRUNKS. j of the trip of Llie Kaiser Wilhelm Uer j tdrosse. J For more than an hour steamship j company employees labored to get her j baggage out of the hold and oft' the j chip. j She had forty-seven trunks and thir | ty pieces of hand baggage. Nearly all i of the trunks wera j marked "0. A. S.. i Mrs. Spreekela' Uokku^o From I'uris ;i t f o n. NEW YORK. Aug. (J. -The arrival of Mrs. C. A. Sprockets of Sail Francisco wan an interesting feature of the end . and all were 'ai-is. Four of Mrs. Kpreckels' maids re j mniiied on tho pier I trunks for the custom house men. ; Women crowded ten deep around tlie : maids, and as trunk after trunk with : opened a chorus of feminine excluiim j Runs went up. j No free show of beautiful gowns has I ever been given in this city to com pare with tho display of the gowns of .Mrs. Spreckeis. Each was a mag nlticont creation. to unpack tlio j Will Have lo Get Credit. Trustees of the New Castle County workhouse will have to get credit for supplies until September as tho Levy Court does not meet again until that time. The Levy Court has a rule under which all bills must be considered for one week before they are passed, when the bill of the trustees of the workhouse for maintenance oi prisoners went in there was not time to give it a week's considera tion. Down Slate News. The Union Republicans primaries in Keut County on August diaries Plnkett, of Dover, at tempted to kill his wife by using a chair, a pistol and a knife. Lightning played prauks about Bridgcville, Dover. City County is to improve the streets. Fifteen carloads of peaches were shipped yesterday from Bridge ville. -ill Hold 19. - Jenny Lind Cantaloupes. Gaventa Brothers, growers mi l shippers of New Jersey produc Fourth and French streets, have the best Jenny Liml cantaloupes and water melons to be found itt the | market. Tlio cantaloupes cannot he beaten for freshness and flavor. ii! 1 fTTTTTYTfTTTTTUfTTTTTYTTT fTTTTTTfTT TTTTVVTV fT?T 1 T GOOD FOR ONE VOTE. e CUT THIS our r and write tlio name of tli player yon wish to vote I £ and send to tlio IIepuislk -. Office. I C Name, £ Club,. t UfiUiiUUAiliUHHilUmiil fii'lii 7011 , Tierney, Wilmington. Deal, Wilmington. A. A. Will Brennan, Hit?h.School Hoffman, Wilmington A. A. Barton, Wilmington A. A. ft 1 eye rs, Wilmington, Walker, Wilmington H. Frantz, B Middle, Ii S. Shuinar, Wash. Senate Aubrey. Wilmington A. A. G. Bradford. C. Giamiutlo, Red Star Jr. 4220 j 561 I 500 410 268 267 tiff 116 115 C ONSUMPTION. ASTHMA. CA tarrh, Rheumatism, Neuralgia, quick relict. Dr. Montgomery, 209 N. Ninth street, Phlla., Pa. OTfCF. IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ALL paid N x due a it'l stale licemes • before <ho 40th day of Ml*ml 100', added tlmre'o la 0, chapter Hevt» :o with soctii s of Doiaware. WINFIELD S. QUIGLEY, Clerk of the Peace, New Castle Uouuty, al-lin Wiliniugton. Del, July Jl, 1003 • there will accord: ed Code, L E-ALL KINDS OF HELP FUR tice, Krone ulshed at the shtrted possible no farm bauds, dairynifn, gardnera. coach 1 cooliS. nurses, chambermaids, aud help tn ceueral. Address or apply Alt King street. ALARMED! Tim powerful new comedy drama "For Love and Honor" by Wm. W. Lapoint will be the attraction at the Opera House on Thursday August 14. Perhaps the most spectacular bit of realistic scenery ever present ed to the public is the setting of the great drawbridge in the attempted wreck of the express train when the villiau murders the youth but too. late to prevent him closing the draw in time to save the trail!. A strong east and a carload of special scenery present this, thrilling drama* ALARMCL have to tfftt-up kim, I evuijr few ■ : : guaiaut »e<l. FO»TY YEARS EXPERIENCE IN REPAIR IN 1 WATCHES. CLOCKS JEWELRY—I G, THOMAS. D & A PuoneSiJ A Harry £. Thomas <S Co., fiQSMarkat St AMUSEMENTS. GRAND OPERA HOUSE. Take a trip through ''Zig Zag Alloy" with Zcb and Zarrow—A laughing excursion through the brightest field of comedy ever cre ated -a ceaseless stream of fresh amusement confronts you at every turn, at tlie Opera House on next Tuesday night. Your laughing days are never over until you have seen Zeb and Zarrow in "Zig Zag Alley." Many clever, dainty, catchy,spec ialties are distributed between the laughs. FOR LOVE AND HONOR. Preparing For Encampment. Preparations for the encamp ment of the National Guard at Newark have already commenced. Arrangements are being made to issue the clothing Lo the men, who will go to camp. Of course each soldier has his uniform, but in ad dition to these lo each man will be issued a blue flannel shirt, such at used in the regular army, and which are considered the most ser viceable. The men while in camp will wear their regular blue uniform and uo kraki uniforms will be supplied. Storm Visits Wilmington. Quite ii refreshing shower of rain fell this morning, accompanied by vivid lightning and deafening thun del-. The rain cooled the air con siderably. WANTED. ANT EO—116.1.!* FURNISHED FOR HO istaurnuts uml private tTuuilie a. Applyat Wilmiugto i Iutol ligotictf Uflieu, 414 W« 4i.li street-. w tela jy49-tf NTKD - JfiXL'EKIKNCKD LOOPElffr * aud rib bauds. Apply at Chari*« th aud W Tavlor Co , Poplar street between llttli 131 \YT' YOUNG MEN FROM NEW iico to prepare'for the Government Service, Apply r ., Cedar !Lipid.4, la. jol3-4iuoi' Positions i, to luior-si; A.NTIO—mut. TO I.KAHN t'VPE SIS! - , tiuj. Apply Jd floor W offljtl, \\J jiNIKi - HELP MJHNJ'sHKD FOUffO VV tun, resiaurunti null private laiulUii lUi orl notin* Appiy at vYiiwiuiStuu luSjll, ft• i it DJliie. 414 W. 4th nlroet. ui4j tt 11.1, PAY uooie PISH'E Foil PIGEON pure. C. & J. Pyle Cj., 0th aud Mon ark sat d tf W -sti • ANTLDviECON Wo Day uarpol oi part, ulbo jjoj.I *:<n or :ioud postal card lo ct-reol. Ddlm. phuuu D 11 AND FUltNirUiii t"$. eatirj ho no, if clutluug. Cali dt M.ilioa Bui. uUJ Li' i i D ii A; ltl) A. 14-If Vv R. DkIIARDT'S PENNYROYAL PILLS. The only genuine Pen nyroyal Pills; at druggists or by mail" $1.00. Office 200 N. Nintli street, Phlla. D " - l'Oll SALE. handsome young Hamiltoniftu ma: e, yuol di Ivor or .ibua carriugo, nearly i$ oHi pi: SALE-j Hl-6t Apply ibi i: SAI.K--THA r NEW .ftiU USKti.V bio r A! L>. Nil Broomostreat; for •4 li. lloffocUer, .Tr., Li.v if eoi tf butldiug, \Vn., A GP')D SUBSTANTIAL l (lwalltiHf of / ra lo Olt SAI two story brick itara ; rooms .ucornor pi op'irty.4Jxll)J faot, dry sandy collar and b i 81)11 loo'l or.I or; will W. A. IIuKILL, Biyurtl Building. ■» i«OU KEN T. l'hat i,Alton Twbsroior St mot, auitabl*. Apply joti-oodic L Oi: REN r-'. I' buildiu * N -t of I tr uiinv>si any James 1*. sUltuU, uusmoss. .Sill street. The Equitable Cl UARAN 1X£ AND Trust Co., Ninth and ^NTarket Sts. Capital (ii.ni) $500,000.03 1 306,000.00 mi i louat* ANSACrs A GEN KRAI. TRUST BUS£. NESS' PAYS INTEREST n.N DEPOSITS Oh WONKY; RENTS SAFE UiSPOAlfi bOXLS, MANAGES REAL LS l'A IT.. DlREUrOHS: Otno Nowlaai S Minot Curtli Jolui BaucrofC Kraukuu Tuylor baiiKiil K Smith J WHkt Oeo- U. Lobdell v O.iPjaI r P»eaten Lea Tboma* Jueinon Dr. .*. A tlraper William li. SiVlft J S Wiiiiam W Puiey NVilltt Ed wu Joseph I- Carpenter, : Broun aa UOlHJll BlW 9 Uriufthurat, Jr T. Cole: OFFICERS: PRESTON LEA. Freedom. DTI lo NOW l a NIL Vice Pro* J. T PEN NYPACKElt.StfO an RICH \ KD R -'.KSN. and Tr-iift 1 d Trust OiHiif ! iit-.nit i'rjftiur >r, i F K. Mu HR'BON, AsiHtaut Secretary, il. D CROSS A N , Real Edtato O.llcer. 1 G OVKllNOR'B ISLAND. N, Y. a, JULY 9, IWJ-SealedJ proposals lu triplicate, tot furi.lsiuuB foiagd aud straw required m Dept of the East, dirtug year, ending Jmift, 3D, 19A will be received hero aud at placm in* dicutod lu instruc'ious Lsued brreuuder. til Rim,-, August 7. iOtH: U. reserves righl, to reject or accept any or all proposals or part thereof. Informatio 1 furnishoJ on plication. Envelopes containing proposal* will be endorsed ' Proposals for roragoaufl btraw at-" JDH 8 blMPbO.4, A- g. M.tL, Jywa v: