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Wilmineton, Thurtdar,April 28,18871
. , dressed
Dr. Martin's bill to increase the reve- Uie m0
of the several oounties is entitled,in I teiial
approaching constitutional Anbury
pv * 1 Qamett,
provided (hat any person who had been | th , m i u
returned a delinquent oould go to the . ^
clerk of the peace of his oounty, and pay I Blon 0(
the arrearage« of Use. agmnat him, npon ^1»«
hta doing whioh the clerk should give I G ^ ze y r
him a certificate of suoh payment for pre- J conference
station to the levy court, which body
should, on presentation thereof, plaoe I address,
-neb delinquent's name on the lilt *>"•
March session. As was to be expected in 1 oomm
a body whose majority waa arduously teal
scheming how not to hold a convention, I rft j aed a
this liberal measure was smothered in j Rev.
Prominent in local Interest comes the I At
legislation asked for by the Wilmington I southern
Hoard of Education which, after bemg
materially changed in the House, failed I ^ œeTU
to get through the 8enate. As originally j j ea r's
presented one of these bill« asked for a miDgton,
* . I »o rHiM)
raise of $20,000 per yoar on the ourreui I OTtcltl j
appropriation and tho other for an in- J q
crease of $10,000 per year in the build I the
, H. Mode
the latter limited to the fiscal y«* r I u.
1888-9. With a tax rate ir% pros- the Rev.
neot which Droiuises to approxi- the
** f I, r ü0ü I Steward,
$1.75 the raising of $15,000 j ïo .
extra would have been more difficult this I 8 p efl t
year than ever before, and the school I of
board ia fairly open to the orUioiam of
having no one but itself to blame for the j ort ii nft
financial stringency ahead ; still it would I
have been better to stand another 5 or U They
oenta added to the tan rate than have the
sohools oripplod during the coming year I R B
for the laok of neoessary funds. I Edmunds:
The defunct High Lioenso bill, whioh I hroae;
may he reckoned) next among U. slain,
hardly merited its name, since it was | eEB .
really rather a measure for the suppres- J Media,
sion of Sussex oounty drug store saloons. I R ( ' v -
„ . Del.,
The maximum of «1U0 was clearly too
low to invest the measure with any ad-J
ditioual terrors to the unlicensed resorts j Ruley
The Hill* That Ulcd.
view of the
oouvention election, to head the list. It
ing and repair fund. The former
ont down in the House to $15,000, aud
of a oity as populous us Wilmington.
The bills, introduced by Mr Medill, to . ^ jj
abolish the New Castle levy court and
substitute a board of threw county com- ! Groves;
missioners; to limit the compensation of J Roberts
leyy eonrt cominisBiouera to ,500 per |
year and mileage ; and the bill for taxing for
investments were killed in the House. |
Among other measures thut failed to
> bills to provide for the burial
of honorably discharged soldiers, sailors
fix tho rental of a stand
in the curbstone market at $2 per year ; I
to make Decoration day a iega. »o.i
day ; to reduce the salary of the tLe
State treasurer to $1,000 per year ; J bas
to again propose the increased repre-1
eentation amendment of four years ago ; 1
to substitute "freeholders" for "respect- j th|f
license applications; to
able citizen k" i
legalise wire fences; to increase the pay
of members of the General Assembly; to
extend the jurisdiction of justices of the
peace to civil actions involving $200; to
make assessments of personal property
annual instead of quadrennial; to incor
porate the Delaware Heat, Light and
Power Company; to incorporate the
Sussex Transportation Company: to in
corporate the Peninsular Fruit Exchange;
for the erection of a
to repeal- the state tax
physicians, to consolidate tho offices of
county treasurer and treasurer of the
j ral and hi
pomt a commission to report to the
General Assembly, by bill
system of county
establish a court of
pleas for New Castle county : to so
amend the uniform ballot law
voters to express their sentiments, at auy
coiiBtitational convention ; the
bill; the K. Har
rington Messiok bill for a redis
tribution of the school fund: Dr.
Raub's State Normal Sohool bill ; the
Taylor bill, requiring children between
the ages of 8 and 14 to attend school for
a specified number c r weeks iu each
year ; Captain Dasey's Stock Law bill,
McCabe's Local Option bill ; to add two
more members to the Water Commission
and the bill to authorize the mayor of
Wilmington to appoint two detectives.
general election, with respect
on : Speaker
of the «
The unfortunate circumstances
rounding the trugft d»
distressing But one- point iu connection
with the fact as it affects
eral is the lessoi
th of Lieutenant
ght of the
ing and perpetuating Arctic research
in those directions where further geo
graphical facts, even when obtained, cun
be useful to none. Neither et
ry of the North Foie. Too many
lided by the
»bio lives havo already be
t of locating it.
vu any future
ion. It has
: practical, al
suit in th»* hor
)«■•; belonging to
»citating of the
be a flu»
it in the
pay for it.
rehensibla mmstat rnenta
expenditures Lave not t»e<
the farmers' 4.0-cent
ence. The appropriate
i heavy and
docs not j)ay
cent of them. The State of Delaware
draws by far the greatest part of
nuo from the railroads
of New Castle oounty and the
manufacturers of Wilmington; the far
does not contribute $1 of State tax.
And, so far from beitg extravagant in its
appropriations, the General Assembly of
of 1887 went
far ns to cut down, with
reason, some honest
out a show of right
bills for work done by men who
takeuly trusted that the State would deal
with Us just creditors as
deals with another in private busi
of Mrs. Sarah
alleged medium, charged
by the County Medical Society with
practising medicine and surgery without
being registered a« a physician, Thurs
day afternoon in Philadelphia, returned
a verdict of guilty. The defonce set up
by the defendant's oounsel, Carrie B.
Kilgore, and her husband, Damon Y.
Kilgore, was that Mrs. Patterson was a
medium and under the control of spirits
what she had done in a trance. The de
fendant's oounsel are both pronounoed
The jury i
not. therefore, responsible for
T. A. M. E. APPOINTMENTS.
ice to meet Hero Next Year
to her room
tug her in
He ia a
Chaster, April 20.—The 75th confer
enco °* ^e Union American Methodist
Episoopal Church for the Southern die
^ tbi8 m oming in Union Church,
Hntchl "* * E " tern
In the afternoon Bishop Williams ad
dressed the conference on the duties of
Uie m0 mbers. A oommittee on minis
teiial relations, consisting of Revs.
Anbury Smith, B. Truley and Benjamin
Qamett, waa appointed. The oommittee
on Studies examined two candidates for
th , m i u i,try and reported favorably,
^ MtMrd day's see
Blon 0( ^ r Union American Methodist
G ^ ze y r Tbeologloal 8eminMy, addressed the
conference in the morning. The preachers
address, and It was decided that the mis
oomm ittee, which recommended that all
rft j aed a dincuasion. Iu tho evening the
Rev. James H. Cook of New York.preaohed
lhe inference __
At the fourth day's session of the
southern conference of the Union Amer
^ œeTU ber8bip. It was decided that next,
j ea r's conference should be held in Wil
miDgton, Del. The churohee were ordered
I »o rHiM) luonev to pay for the monument
I OTtcltl j to t j 10 memory of the late Bishop
J q > KauiBt'y. L'he conference elected
I the followiug officers for the mission
society : President, the Rev.E. Brown of
Germantown; Vice-president, the Rev.
, H. Mode of Philadelphia ; Secretary, 0.
I u. Boulden, Elkton; Assistant Secretary,
the Rev. W. H. Guy, Newark ; Treasurer
the Rev. B. T. Ruley, Wilmington and
I Steward, John W. Clemens, Westchester.
j ïo . dayt t i, 0 nfth of the session, was
I 8 p efl t in religious exercises and hundreds
I of colored people from Philadelphia, Wil
j ort ii nft tion sermon this morning. The
I appointments were announced to-night,
They are : Pennsylvania : Philadelphia,
Wert Ôhestor, Sv!
I R B Aoooo . ooateeville, ltev. Henrj
I Edmunds: Middletown, ltev. Hemuel Am
I hroae; Columbia aud Little York and
| eEB . Nf , vv o^nten, Rev. Nelson Williams,
J Media, Rev. Samuel Wiluer; Pottstown,
I R ( ' v - Joseph Kingsessing; Christiana,
Del., Rev. Henry Mode; Somerset and
BiDai H „ v y obarlcs Lewis,
Delaware: Wilmington, Rev. B. T.
j Ruley ; Newark, Rev. William H. Guy ;
New Castle, Rev. Asbnry Smith ; Dela
City and Summit Bridge, Rev. John
. ^ jj 00 a
Maryland : Riley's Neok, Rev. Henry
! Groves; White Plains, Rev. D. M
J Roberts ; Conawingo, Mt. Calvary and St
for New Jersey, now a part of the Eastern
| Conference : Camden, R«v. Andrew J.
Gaston ; Bailey town. Rov. M. L. Duffin ;
Swedesboro, Rev. Isaac Williams ; Vino
land and Springtowu, Rev. Israel Miller.
:% Delmwarean's Success»
; I Editor Gazette c£* Journal : The largest
tLe management of a Delawarean, who
; J bas built it up to its present magnifice nt
proportions. I refer to th« Pablo Poultry
; 1 T Âblïïto
j th|f oityo f Saa Diego, Cal., and
Mr. C. Von
neuteil with farms
bruce six hnndred
Cuba of Delaware Oity, who designed
ged the immense poultry ranch
•x.t Pasadena, is the designer and manager
of the Pablo establishment, where he has
introduced his improved incubators aud
houses, a vermin proof nest, and several
other much needed improvements in
■hitecture and furnishings,
heated by a circulation
idea in laying
of bot water, two ordiuary coal oil lamps
supplying heat for six brooders: they may
be heated by steam from the same boiler,
if desired, but the former is cheaper.
Complete, this establishment will carry
•k of 6,000 laying hens, and will
market tons of broilers and fowls. The
fancy stock, Drought from the east by
the manager, includes White Dorkings,
vhite Leghorns, lirown Leghorns,
Black LeghoruB, Houdaus, Light Brah
mas, Langshuns, Silver Spangled Ham
burgs, Bantams, Guinea fowls, Pekin
ducks. Bronze turkeys, and Antwerp
carrier pigeons. Also a breeding stock
of English greyhounds aud Chinese
monkeys. The Poultry World of March
1887, speaking of this Delaware poultry
says: "His experience iu raising
poultry iu large numbers is not exceeded
by that of any person who bus
San Dieoo, Cal , April 16th, 1887.
Mlottcs. Ply un .'b I
»7 j,<»00 i.om.
, April 25.—Early in
April a dratt for $75,000
the New York National Baukiug Associa
tion of New York by the Bank of North
fuvor of Dunn
Brothers, also of Philadelphia. The draft
was paid by Dunn Brothers to have b
il» d to the
America of tais city i
National Bank in New York, but us that
institution failed to
gation in the New York and Philadelphia
post-offices has been iu progress for
tiru»- past. To day the Philadelphia
received a letter from the
Messrs. Dunn saying that the letter oon
trtiniug tho draft has been found iu their
office, and the post-office is entirely
i real :
llrinff Ka«-k it»« Spoons.
in West Chester, 1
amusing though rather
Hho«K : "We learn that several
in attendance at the Japanese
wedding entertainment misunderstood
the -itent of the liberality of the
>k home with them the
given with the cups and saucers,
mistake, the enps and saucers
beiDg the extent of tho gift, and
Mr. Joseph Kift." Mr.
aws the line at spoon«. Evidently
m family plate is not Japanese.
N. for Pauper Pension«»
DunfqrE, Ia., April 22.—The state G.
A. it. encampment yesterdayclosod up its
session« and adjourned. The new offioers
were publicly installed last night. The
solution was adopted in a mod
ified form- It said that while as citizens
their rights under the
recognition, and that the nation
not be too generous with its saviors.
They txpressed positively but respect
fully their disapprobation of tho veto of
all were equal i
It A O. sintrcN Hounding»
ouK, April 22.—There
at the stock board
anse of the anxiety
o invest i
Ohi»J railroad stock. The price advanced
d the latter figure
v »t the close of tho
that the long-talked-of deal is
to be consummated, aud that was
for the rapid rise
t 103 to 17'
aisigued as the re
iu the price of shares.
A » Tin) llrld|(n Was Declared Hate»
Morrisburo, Ont., April22.—A freight
the Grand Trunk
ruil.vay went through the bridge
Nash's creek this morning. The engineer
killed and the brakeman
badly injured. Thirteen loaded cars
piled into the gorge and smashed to
atoms. The bridge
last week and pronounced safe,
loss is heavy.
Dentil of Horn«
Horatio G. Brooks, president of the
well-known Brooks locomotive works,
died last week of apoplexy at his homo
in Dunkirk, N. Y. He had worked his
way up from the lowest grades of rail
roading to be the head of
large and profitable enterprise. He was
twice eleeted mayor of Dunkirk and
of tbe strong personal figures of the
extreme western part of the state.
Bills of indictment for wilful murder
found by the grand jury at Mount
Holly, N. J., Thursday against Barolay
Peak and William Agnew, one for the
murder of his sweetheart and the other
for the murder of bis wife at Palmyra.
A BVBBAMB'» BBVTAX.ITI.
He Heiu HI* Wl«e With a POU
sind OoDftacfl Hor for 14 »aya
Osoar and Annie Offenbach oooupy two Oletrlbut»
rooms In the third story of the house 2lB I The
PoDlar street. Philadelphia. They were I among
married three years ago. On April 7th Offen- "A
book took a friend home with him. The ware.
'rlend during the evening paid several J held at
compliments » Offenbach's pretty Wife, j *-It Is
which aroused bis Jealousy. After the | signed,
visitor bad gone Offenbach ordered his wife I Exchange
to her room and he followed her, ploking be'a full
a heavy pokèr on the way and dosing dealers
door after him. 8he begged him not to | prospect
strike her, but he paid no heed to her en- peaches,
treaties. Bolling up hia sleeves, he beat action
for several minutes over the back with throughout
the poker. At length she fell to the floor j large
ruin ting. He then went out, looking the necessarily
door. I to plaoe
The next morning he returned with a re- j the oity
volver. Pluoing It at her breast he made w |*a
that she would not oall out of 1 avoid
the window. After giving her another overstocking
beating with the poker be went away, lock- questions
tug her in as before. For the whole day she oome
ient without food. She was to terrified to tiou of
make any outcry. When he returned from home.
his work Offenbach brought her a cup of j 0 f our
black coffee and a piece of bread, whion he I The
walted for her to eat. When she had flu- mission
ished he beat her again. She remained I baskets
Frlday, all the j teey of
slght of help, yet fearful ofltlonsof
calling to her neighbors. Her food con-1 "We
stated of two cups of coffee and two morsels I develop
of bread a day. Twice each day, morning I "Wo
and night, he beat her with the poker, I œeefut
whloh from the toroa of the blows was bent I operating
nearly out of shape. I good.
Meanwhile the suspicions of other ooou- J "We
pants of the house and the neighbors were I must
aroused, and on Thursday they told Patrol- "Come
man Henry that something must be wrong. I the
The patrolmr went to the door of the I progressive
Offenbach i.jO, but there was no souud I "We
within. He called out that he was a police- m the
man. Mrs. Offenbach timidly replied that I the
__there, but was afraid to open the I
door." Being assured that she would be I oountry
protected, she forced the fastenings from 1 committee
the inside and the policeman was admitted. I attend
in a filthy state, and Mrs. | notify
Offenbach was in a deplorable condition, j Fruit
She said that for the 14 days she had been j names
confined In the room her husband gave her I the
black bread and coffee only. Her body aud I N.
limbs wore covered with bruises, aud her I John
eyes had a wild stare. She was almost on l.
the verge of Insaulty. She was taken to the j j. w.
Wayfarers' Lodge, where her wounds were I Dover;
dressed. Offenbach was arrested, and Fri I Hon.
day Magistrate Cobb held him for trial. I Camden,
He ia a painter by trade. (Del.;
_- . m I J. J.
Mho will Give SibVMH) » Year to I Isaac
unnutm I'uivemiiv If it 1* Kc- John
Hopktus Uolvereuy »« « »• Cannon,
moved I Curry.
Baltimore, April 22. -Miss Mary Garrett, N
sister of Robert Garrott, has made a propo- I coobran,
sttton to the trustees of Johns Hopkins Uni- I D j
verslty, which may result in tho removal of I
rhe institution to Clifton, the oountry seat dor
»f tho founder or the university. The late I towu;
John W. Garrett favored the Clifton loca I wilbtir
tion, but the rest of rhe trustees, with two Hu i
exceptions, thought the site unfavorable. I D
There was a sharp controversy, but Mr I w
Garrett fallod to carry his point. After that I Edwin
he took very little interest in the institution. 1 H Ur i
So bitter was the feeling that when Robert I Anne's
Garrett was named as a trustee In his | Stump,
father's place it met with decided oppoel- I Dr . J.
tlon, and It was not until long after his I william
name was proposed that he was accepted, j jjrie,,
Miss Garrett, desirous of having her father s 1 j ust
views carried out, offers to endow the uni
verslty with «35,000 per annum on oondl- 1
ilon that the institution Is removed, and
that the money Is used to sustain a scien
tific! school m connection with the univor
fastened In the
time within i
MISS UAMRJSTT'8 OFFER.
Mis« Garrett Is tho possessor of
mense fortune, and Is unmarried. She has .
Riven frequent evidence of public spirit. I n
The endowment offered, according to the I
be In the shape of an annual by
named during the | a
donor's lifetime, and after her death the I
continuance of tho Income Is to be provided I j n
for by an endowment. Theproposluon of I t - QnH
Miss Garrett is raid to be under considéra- I
an addition to their Income. The endow- I
aient of the university, although large. Is I
by no means sufficient to meet all the re- I
qutrements of an Institution of such scope, j should
The popularlmpresslon that the Johns Hop-J
kins is enormously rich has, It Is believed . f
as other universities are continually recolv- I Del.,
lug. Harvard is much richer than the Johns j the
Hopkins, and there are several other Inatl- I togs
tutlons having larger endowments. J
contribution of the
THE GIFT PACKAGE.
An Effort lu that Direction by Our
Home Vf an u facturer«»
Messrs. Tschudy A Catts are bringing out
what they are pleased to term a gift peach .
basnet. It is of the same Biz», shape and they
general make as the ordinary live-eighths I
baskets, and differs from It only In the I
kind of bottom used. Instead of a three- I the
quarter-inch board It Is made of the wm» i u
ellKütly tWotar. It |
S U*a. It la held in pi— t~ •««
nails used in Us make li Is still a stiff and
serviceable basket. It will be sold for four
Marvel has made au effort In the way of
a cheap berry crate. It holds 60 quarts, 5
, 3 by 4,and costs 60 cent«. The price fur
the regular 60 quart erat«! 1« tl.l&.Thta new
Is not supplied with hinges or a lock .
The top has a small
cud of the cleat, which Uta tato
material as the
hole In each side, the sides being sprung
apart to pvt the cover on. With a null or
two It will make a safe crate. The boxes are
made in the usual way, but have not quite
so many nails.
THE HOTEL DEL MONTE FIRE.
Very Strong Evidence Agalimt Man
ager summons—1 10»
Montebey, Cal., April 25.—The evidence
against Himmons, who
the charge of having
Hotel Del Monte, is said
It Is known beyond doubt that
c» had been tampered with, «
circumstances point to tho probability
that the whole matter hud been thought
out by one person. The
the Hotel Del Monte did
tlon of making a clean
ce.jded. Wbat evidence the ôfllc
Blâmions' guilt Is not known. It 1« said by
Chief Brown that there
will testify that they
away from tho direction of the lire a few
minutes before tho flames w»»re discovered
and that when it
made, and It
d fill th
who set lira to
with tho lnt» u
ep aud fully
the accused walk
d that the
s discovered that Hlm
$40,000 short In his
ement Is that at the time of the
o doing wbat they could to
bo n I
fire when all
save lives and property, Siranio
walking around with his hands in hie
pockets. When requested to lend hl« aid
he replied: "I have nothing more to do
with this place."
ANDREW CARNEGIE MARRIED.
The yillllonalru Irou .flau Wedded
Andrew Carnegie, th*» millionaire Iron
led Friday night lu
New Y'ork to Miss Whitfield, daughter of the
late John W. Whitfield, at the bride'« real •
-,nce. No. 85 West Forty-eighth street.
The marriage was a very quiet one, aud
only a low of the moat lutlrn *te friends of
tiu* bride and groom were present. The
Rev. Charles II. Eaton, of the Church of the
Divine Paternity, performed the ceremony
at 9 o'clock. The ceremony was performed
tu the front parlor, aud the room was taste
fully decorated wtth flowers. There
option, and the bridal couple departed
Immediately lu a coach for the steamer
Fulda, of the North German Lloyd Com
pany, which sailed Saturday. The bridal trip
will extend through Scotland, the birth-place
of the groom, ami tho European <
Besides tbe bride's motb»jr there
sât Mr. Carnegie's partners from Pittsburg !
Mr. and Mrs. Alexander King and Mr.
Mrs. Ouorg»* King.
CYCLONE IN KANSAS.
A Village Wiped Out
HlRer Ilian lla»e-ball«.
Bcott, Kan., April 23.—A special
ott, In this county, reports a ter
on Thursday evening
6.30 o'clock. There
different point« throughout the couuty,
incalculable amount of damage was
doue to all kinds of property.
Prescott was literally wiped out of exist
ence, not a single building being left stand
ing to mark the site of a
and thriving plaoe. Reports
the oountry of damage by the
It was a genuine cylone, but
the north-we>»t Instead of the south-west, as
Is usual. Hall fell all
some stones measuring 13 inches In circum
Over Half a Ccutnry In Oflice.
Washington, April 26.--James H. Murr,
chief clerk to the first assistant postmaster
general, died at his residence in this city at
10.30 o'clock this morning. Mr. Marr
born In Charles county, Md., November
10th. 1810, and had he ilved until June 1st
next he would have been 66 years In the
continuous service of the post-offloe de
partment. He entered the service during
the administration of President Andrew
Jackson and Postmaster-General William
T. Barry of Kentucky, and has served under
28 postmasters-general. In 1881 Gong
Increased the salary of his office $500
annum during hls incumbency. He
been chief clerk to the first assis
master-general since 1868.
A tornado in Franklin county, Arkansas
early; Friday morning, wrecked
dwellings and a church, severely Injuring
two persons. Another tornado visited
JohnsoQ county, In the
day afternoon, doing great havoc and
killing four persons, besides injuring
number of others.
pa* IX AVI A rBACB-OKOWBBI.
Aak for Uw
I The following cell is being circulated
I among the Peninsula peach growem:
"A convention of peach growers of Data
ware. Maryland and New Jersey, will be
J held at Dover, Thursday, May 12th, 1887.
j *-It Is earnestly requested by the ander
| signed, appointed by the Delaware Fruit
I Exchange to issue this oall. that there bhall
be'a full attendance of fruit growers and
dealers on this oocaslon. There is now a
| prospect of a moot abundant crop of
peaches, and it behoovee us to use timely
action to have It properly distributed
throughout the country. If sent to a few
j large oltl^s a glut in those markets must
necessarily ensue. We are as competent
I to plaoe our fruit in the right market as
j the oity commission men, and by a
w |*a and Judicious distribution to
1 avoid the disastrous evils of low prices by
overstocking a row plaoee. Many other
questions conducive to our interests will
oome before this convention. The invita
tiou of dealers to buy directly of us at
home. The establishment of a fruit market
j 0 f our own in New York and other places,
I The arbitrary course of the New York com
mission men in giving away our peach
I baskets without even showing us the oour
j teey of askiDg our consent, aud other ques
ofltlonsof vital Importance,
"We must have lower freights. We must
I develop more new markets,
I "Wo must imitate all the great and suc
I œeefut industries of our country by oo
I operating with each other for our own
I good. __
J "We must cease shipping at hazard, we
I must have system.
"Come to this convention and give us
I the results of your calm thoughtful and
I progressive judgment.
I "We recommend that the fruit-grower*
m the vicinity of every railroad station on
I the Peninsula, and In New Jersey aud the
the I fruit-dealers In every city throughout the
be I oountry immediately select a numerous
1 committee for each individual locality to
I attend said oonveutiou and to forthwith
| notify W. N. Brown, Secretary Delaware
j Fruit Exchange, Wyoming, Del., of the
j names of all such delegates. Blgned by
her I the committee and others interested,
aud I N. Barnard, Still Pond, Md.. Chairman;
her I John P. B. Polk Wilmington, Delaware, A.
on l. Hudson, Clayton; J G.Brown, Wyoming;
the j j. w. Taylor, Magnolia; Dr. H. Rldgley,
I Dover; William R. Coobran, Middletown;
Fri I Hon. E. L. Martin, Seaford ; E. H. Banoroft,
I Camden, Del.; G. H. GUdersleve, Camden,
(Del.; John W. Causey, Charles Barker
I J. J. Rosa, the Bov. J. 8. Willis,
Robert H. Davis, Milford; Chat lee
Htookley, Dr. Charles H. Richards,
to I Isaac Fooks,CharlesH.Treat,Georgetown;
Kc- John B. Rlckanls, W. C. Bust, Philip 0.
Cannon, Bridgevllle; W. H. Morris. Albert
I Curry. Simoon Ponnawill, Greenwood ; H.
N wtllets, George Lockwood, E. R.
I coobran, William Polk, Middletown ;
Uni- I D j cummins, J. W. Anthony, George W
of I Cummins, John H. Hoffecker. J. L. Caven
seat dor Smyrna; Governor B.T. Biggs. Middle
late I towu; j£ on . j, a. Wlckes, W. T. Hopbrun,
loca I wilbtir Ellason, B. Hyson, Thomas A,
two Hu i me j. a. Harris, J. Frank Wilson, W.
I D Pennlngtou, E. B. Pennington, G.
Mr I w Davis, Kent oouuty, Delaware;
that I Edwin H. Brown, Dr. A. E. Sudler, 8. B
1 H Ur i 0 ck, J. H Evans, E. B. Walls, Queen
I Anne's county, Md.; Judge Frederick
his | Stump, William Ware, Ceotl oouuty, Md. ;
I Dr . J. Tracy Bishop,Washington county,Md
his I william Archibald, Sr., 8. Vanort, John
j jjrie,, Thomas J. Shalloross, Lewis 0.
s 1 j ust ieo, W. J. Vanort, J. A. Groves, William
uni- Archibald, Jr. t E. P. Janvier, SV. W.
oondl- 1 Stephens, Dr. W. 8. Maxwell, W. Usliton,
PEACH MEN OF CAROLINE.
Yliey Hc-volve to Demand (be Return
has . Bilümore Herald sp dal.
spirit. I n « -, n ß Pur mi ant to a call
the I Denton, April 26 Pursuant to a call
annual by Colonel Philip W. Downes and others,
the | a convention of tho peach-growers of
the I Caroline oounty met at the oourt-house
I j n £) en ton this afternoon. The resolu
of I t - QnH paPBe ^ ^y the New York commission
I »«erohants refusing to return empty has
nets to shippers but Belling them with the
endow- I peaohes was the principal subject of dis
Is I cussion.
re- I Colonel Downes said that tho shippers
scope, j should not only have the baskets returned.
Hop-J butBhould be furnished with the nnmes
believed . f .. Envers
A—r G. Cmumine of Smyrna
recolv- I Del., who was the principal speaker
Johns j the day, gave an account of several meet
Inatl- I togs held heretofore aud interviews had
J leading New York commission
He said that they wanted to make laws
for the farmers, whioh would not be sub
mitted to by the latter if the baskets
allowed to go free. The beiry crates
would soon be demanded. Should the
baskets not be returned the basket makers
would make p "corner' in baskets and up
peach . ,,
and they would go. , . ,
I Much interest is mam rested, and the
the I growers seem determined not to agree to
three- I the commission men's demand. A
wm» i u tion demanding the return of the
It | b».Vrt. wm awl • wssbd of «**f
•«« «invention to be held i
d a peaoh
Fixing Uie Rate for "Empile."
George Stevens, Pennsylvania Railroad
division freight agent, sent the following
communication to the speoial transporta
tion committee of the Philadelphia Pro
duce Exchange last week: "Gentlemen—
pleased to state that
meet the wishes of your committee by
making a uniform charge for the return
of empty packages, and the prices fixed
for their transportation from Philadel
onr Delaware Divi
to all point«
and New York, Philadelphia and
follows : Empty
barrels, berry-crates aud chicken-coops,
;h; empty egg-crates, three
cents each; empty fish and other boxes,
ceiits each; empty baskets,
A Cane Ex cl tew the H-i.vldon«« of .VIII
8peel'd dLpa'.ch to thd Baltimore Him.
Massey, Mi», April 25.—The usual
quiet town of Millington, Kent county,
has, during the past few days, been in a
high state of excitement
suspected poisoning Deborah Bratcher,
a highly-respected old colored
and family, which consisted ol Sarah
Bratcher, her granddaughter, a wild,
reckless young girl of some 17 summers
and a small child, have, for a number of
tho Clayton rond, about
-half mile east of the town of Milling
ton. The old woman, who hud become
muoh attached to Sarah, having raised
her from her infancy, plaoed full oonfi
donee in her. On Thursday, April 14th,
suddenly taken ill
the following Saturday, after
illuess of only two days. It seems
the old woiuun
that Thursday she ate
toes that had been prepared by Sarah,
claimed that iu eating them
unusual taste, which led
and it is
her to ask her granddaughter what she
had done to the tomatoes to cause them
to taste thus. Sarah repli- d :
have done nothing to them ; they are
ouly a little sour."
Mrs. Bratcher then asked for some cof
given her, but
unusual tuste she declined to
drink it. The little ohild, who
ent at the time, asked Sarah for the ooffee
that tho grandmother had jmt declined,
which was refused her. After her death
Mrs. Bratcher was prepared for burial,
arranged for the fol
and the funeral
lowing Tuesday, when she
the colored churchyard at Millington.
After her interment it became noised
around Millington that Sarah
about her grandmother's death than the
of Squire William M. Johnson, who
Saturday last summoned a jury of in
quest and had the body taken up.
Drs. E. J. Power, B. D. Evans
and A. K. Todd made a careful
examination. The stomach was found to
be in a state of ulceration, it is believed
from tbe effects of poison. The stomaoh,
bowel i and liver are now in possession of
Mr. Marion DeK. Smith, state's-attorney
for Kent county, who will after a full ex
amination inHtruot the coroner's jury,
who will hold their verdict until further
advised by Mr. Smith. Sarah, i
pony with her father, who
from New Jersey to attend the burial ser
vices, left Millington immediately after
the burial for parts unknown. Deborah
Bratcher had by industry and economy
supported herself and family, and had ac
cumulated sufficient funds to buy for her
this city at
years In the
self a little homo.
To Hban the Profit*.
Cincinnati, April 20.—The firm of
Proctor & Gamble, manufacturers, has
ing their employes to share in the profits
of tbe firm. The plan is to appoint three
trustees, two book-keepers and a superin
tendent in the firm's
twioe a year ascertain t
profits during the preceding six months,
allowing as expenses 6 per cent interest
the capital employed and reasonable
salaries to members of the firm devoting
their time to their interests and divide
these profits between the firm and the
employes in proportion to the capital and
wage» earned. The employes have ao
oepted the proposition with thanks and
resolved to allow no outside influence to
disturb the relations between them and
elaborate proposition for allow
ploy, who shall
he amount of
It is so.
k Birr couirrr cotrar.
Opening •* ik« Spring Ter
pnynter on *lw Bencn.
Special Oorreepondenoe of Qaaette and Journal
Do vu, April 98.—The apring term of
the Kent oouuty court of general eeaalone
and peaoe and jaU delivery opened here
yesterday. A full benoh preaided, In
olndlng Jndge Paynter; thll being hll
first appearanoe on the bench. The new
judge occupied a seat to the left of Chief
Justice Oomegys, whioh plaoe he will
always oooupy. He used an ear-trumpet,
and took an active interest in the pro
ceedings. The entire morning session
and the greater portion of the afternoon
was consumed in hearing recognizances.
On motion of Attorney-General Biggs, a
nolle prosequi was entered in the case of
State vs. John Cooney, charged with
Illegal dredging. Cooney had been tried
at the fall term of the oourt, and the
jury, after being ont for 26 hours, was
unable to agree. The oase was compro
mised upon the payment of oosts, whioh
amounted to $1,000- E. T. Cooper for
At 4 47 o'olook the grand jury
and presented a number of indictments.
Charles Fisher, oolored, was arraigned for
the laroeny of a watoh from Amanda
Gibbs and pleaded guilty. The oourt
sentenced him to pay the costs of prose
oution, $20 restitution money, be im
prisoned for three months and be
whipped with five lashes on Saturday
Matthew Cooper was arraigned for the
laroeny of 80 pounds of flour, the prop
erty of W. J. Shannon. He pleaded
guilty and the oourt sentenced him to
pay the oosts of prosecution, $3 80 resti
tution money, be imprisoned 10 days and
be whipped with five lashes on Saturday
Ou motion of Attorney General Biggs,
a plea of nolle prosequi was entered in
the case of Nathaniel Scott, oharged with
The present session promises to be a
a number of oivll
I nY IM
long one, as there
oases to be tried.
Dover, April 27.-Yesterday was
tremely dull in oourt. JobnP. Sauisbury,
Esq., presented a petition from Moses
Rash, asking that the sale of his property
by the Bheriff be set aside. The court
fixed Saturday morning next for argu
ment on the petition. The grand jury
entered at 12.08 p. m. and presented sev
eral indictments, after whioh oourt took a
In the afternoon the bond of Sheriff
Joseph McDaniel was presented and ap
proved by the oourt.
Two cusos against Jacob Levy for tar
oeny were called when it were found that
the defendant bad jumped hiq. bail and
left his bondsmen in the luroh. The
Levys have given the Rent county courts
trouble for a number of years. They
run a distillery in the western part of the
town and at every term of court one of
them is arrested for illegal liquor selliug.
Samuel Levy was discharged from jail
t0 The case of State vs. David Cullen was
continued, owing to the absence of a
Jacob Davis and Fiorenoe HarkneHS.
both colored, wore arraigned for the lar
of chickens from William Knox ;
they pleaded not guilty.
The State Board of Agriculture held its
annual meeting in the State fair rooms in
the court home yesterday at 10.30 o'clock.
elected President : D.
E. L. Martin
P. Barnard, Corresponding Secretary,
and Manlove Ilayes, Recording Secretary.
The following oommittee was appointed
to devise the best moons to expend the
money appropriated by the State to the
board: New Castle oounty; Dr. John J.
Black. John P. R. Polk, J. C. Hig
gins; Kent county, Manlove Hayes, John
Heitsohu, T. B. Coursey; Sussex oounty,
E. L. Martin, W. P. Corsa, Dr. C. H.
Richards. The board adjourned to meet
the 12th of May.
Governor Biggs commissioned Lemuel
W. Waples os notary publie for the town
of Lewes yesterday.
Abbot Henry of the Westmoreland
county, Pa., Monastery of Benedictine
Monks, passed through here yesterday on
a visit to the celebrated "Plains farm" at
Greensboro, Md. This farm is the prop
erty of Allen Thorndike Rice and cost
$100,090 when the buildingB were
erected. The abbot proposes purchasing
the property and establishing a monas
tery for Benedictine Monks.
Francis Cooper sentenced to be
whipped on Saturday, had thut portion
of his sentenoe remitted by the governor
A LOI«-OFS* LTFF«
1 WriKii of a Schooner oil the Co««!
Ottawa, April 21.—A speoial from
acoount of a
Victoria, B. 0., gives
terrible ship wreck, accompanied by a
loss of 33 lives whioh occurred off the
coast of Oregon, about 30 miles north of
Cape Flattery, in the early part of the
month. Information was first brought in
by four Kyuginot Indians, who arrived at
Victoria this morning, having ocoupied
10 days in making the overland journey
from the scene of the wreck. For
time past great anxiety had been felt re
garding the schooner Active, having on
board five Swedes and 20 Olayaquete In
dians, and which was long overdue. The
schooner was owned by Guttmiin & CJo. of
Victoria, and was registered at 120
Last week Mr. Frank, one of the own
, went up the west coast on the gov
ernment steamer Iflr James Douglas in
search of news of the missing vessel, but
had not yet retuiflaed. Tho Active waa
engaged in genera) coast trade, and had a
valuable oargo of ansorted merchandise
board, whioh. however,
The sohoonor appears to have been caught
in u storm which raged during tho early
part of the month, and to havo been
dashed on the shore, where she speedily
went to pieces, a|l hands undoubtedly
As far as known,
disaster, the Indians having thtir atten
tion first attracted by the large quantity
of wreckuge washed ashore. Bunks,
_1„._ , bedding, «to.,
washed up, but nothing actually bearing
the name of the vqs-c 1. The general de
scriptiou, however,, with the nature of
the articles reported to have been
covered, leave no doubt that the vessel
was tho Active. ^
Among those wffio have perished are
of the owners ;
Mr. JAke Guttmaa, or
Captain Goto charnel,
Charles Frederick und Billy Lessong, be
sides tho 28 Indians The latter belong
to Chief Kilsorumt's tribe. Chief Kil
board, the other
Indians being hunters. The death of tho
chief is tantamount to the extermination
of the tribe, aud Kilsormat's tribe will
of this tribe ali t
According to a custom
qe huts of the unfor
The Tor pod • f.aimch Accident»
of tho eteain torpedo launch Hull, whioh
was sunk by an' explosion yesterday,
shows that the accident to tho boat was
duo to the breaking of the secondary apar
whioh allowed tbe torpedo to come suffi
ciently near the boat to spriDg a leak in
it by concussion. The torpedo was dis
charged at the tim« intended but the loca
tion of the torpedb having been altered
by tbe unknown accident caused the leak.
The helm of the HfiU was put hard-a-port
to avoid the colump of water that usually
follows the expl
of a torpedo, and
in fro^n 14 feet of water to 10
feet sinking in a fetv moments. The boat
has been raised, is being repaired and
will be used to-morrow, the regular day
for torpedo pr&otUe.
Itcncfli« uff Rain»
Arkansas Oity, Kan., April 21.—A
heavy rain has been; falling for two days.
Grass needed it and' wheat and oats would
have been a failure if it had not come
The wheat and oats crops
safe and corn stands a very fair chance
Most of the peaches
all right and
there will be a fair crop. Before the rain,
water was getting very soaroe for stock
iu the state and grass
making a very
slow growth. Now every water-hole will
be filled and the creek running and gross
will be good enough for stock to graze
Friday was observed
arbor day in
Pennsylvania. At Harrisburg the governor
superintended the planting of several trees
In front of the exooutlve mansion.
" ROUGI* 021 RATS»»
Clears out rats, mloa roaches, files, ants, bed
bug«, beetles. Insects, skunks, lack rabbits,
sparrows, gophers, squirrels. 15o. At druggists.
»» ROUÜJÜ on I
"Rough ou Itch" cures skin humors, erup
tion", ring worm, tetter, salt rheum, frosted
feet, chilblains, Itch, Irvjr poison, barber's Itch.
•* HOUGH OR DATA RICH»»
pallatlra remedy, but a complete
chronic,oa»ea; convefa offensive
; unequalled for catarrhal throat
•otheriA, sorts throat, foul breath.
I« u'-t a
IP YOU ARE LOSING YOUR GRIP
trj " Wells' Health Renawsc." Goes direct to
waakapota. fa waag man. lalicaM woman.
saCOUTD TBBM BTVTT.
Th» I, I.o—l. H«i*ubllr»n W
i, « rraM.Dil.1 bouhlw.
Sr. Loci., April IS.-Th. JMwMnm
publishes « special (ll.patoh tKini Wa.hlm;
toa which «täte« that Prealdent Cleveland
neither wtahea not will
Uon. The dispatch say. the Praaldent him
self made the deolaratioh to till* effect on
oratio senator who Is on terms OfespeoJai
Intimacy with the White House. The Presi
dent said he had not given any Intimation
his feelings to the representative*» 0 ! the
pres« for the simple reason that ha Mt
nothing he might say about not wishing or
not being willing to take a second tenn
would believed. "I hardly expect any body
to believe It," he said, "except my wife, but
is so. noue the lees."
are in a
The senator, who has repeated this com
pensation, is convinced of the President 8
sincerity In tbls disavowal of a second term
ambition and think« It would be useless to
plan the next campaign ou the basts of tue
reuominatiou of President Cleveland.
LAMONT BAYS HARDLY.
Washington, April 28 -Tue President
was engaged this morning and could not
be seen with reference to the maternent tel
egraphed from 8t. Louis at a late hour last
night, to the off sit thut in conversation
with a prondneut senator he had expressed
alterable determination not to accept
Colonel Lb mont, however, upon being
questioned ou the BUbjeOt, said: M am
quite sure that the President has never said
that he would or would not accept a re
nomluatioii. That question is not now ""
coining him, and I know of no occasion
calling for Its decision at this time.'
MORB TALK ABOUT
Bt. Louts, April 25.— A special
publican from Washington says: Tbedta
closures os to the Proaldont'a personal feel
ings have been received ln auch spirit by
the press and people that he must see not
even an official aud authoritative declara
tion of a resolution not to go before the
people for a second term can now arrest
avert any popular inclination to bis re-eleo
tion. Realization of theae substantial re
sults so swiftly followiug tho publica
tion of the speolul leads some or the
eastern papers to surmise that the telegra
liberately put out from tho White
House as a -feerer'' of the popular feeling.
Ibis ingenious supposition Is wholly mlla
oioua. The telegram wont to the Republican
without Instigation from either the Presi
dent or tho senator with whom he talked.
The I'relsdent spoke freely but upon the
promptings of the moment only
and without auy special purpose while
the senator recounted the conversa
tion afterwards to personal friends
without Intending that what he told should
go the press. Without injunction of secresy
In either case, the etory got rapid oirculo
tion as a matter of such Interest naturally
would, aud had beenheurd by quite a
bor of peoplo before It came finally Into
print. It is possible the senator may have
misconstrued the words of the President or
misled his friends altorwards in recalling
tho President's declaration by laok
preciseness in his own language.
One s gnlAcant fact In connection with
the reported expression of the President's
views has not esoaped attention. No denial
has yet been made by the President himself
professedly at his direction. Col.
Lamont said he 1« "quito sure the President
has never said he would or would not ac
cept a renomination," but this Is not a
statement of tho President's and does not
oven pretend to be for the President.
That the President will not say openly
the public what be Is reported to have said
privately to a senator in no manner changes
tho faot. The project of u letter to be given
formally to tho public this spring which Is
reported on the double authority of Gol.
Dorsheliner and SmtUr M. Weed of New
York, ia not the only corroborative testi
mony. At least one member of the cabinet
has said ugalu and again recontly that
President neither wanted nor would accept
reuomlnntlon. Of his disinclination at
least there has been denial
past two days.
. dousheihkr's statement.
Tuesday's New York Htar.
In view of the reports whioh have been
sent out by the Washington correspon
dents of aomeweBteru newspapers I think
it proper to make tho following state
In January last the President said to
that he bad been contemplating tho raaklug
of a public declaration which would la fee
him out of the Held as a candidate lu 1888.
He said that he was led to this
not only by personal considerations, but
because he thought such a course would
relieve him from imputations which
dally cost upon him, and which interfered
with his usefulness in office.
After listening to the President's observa
tions, and supposing that he wl -hed an ex
pression of my opinion, I told him that 1
thought such a declaration would be very
unwise, and that It would increase bis per
plexities rather than diminish them, lalso
not for him to say whether
!d be a candidate for re-olectiou or
said that it.
not; that that
by the Democracy, who had honored him
greatly, and who had a right to his services
if they desired them. I also urged that
tradition would be broken hv his C'i.adJ/lajMj
Ight be most
important to his paît y aud the country that
he should be re-elected.
Alter a long conversation upon this Bub
dropped ami has not
cept lu a nieiiul
i: d that
for a to
ject, the effect of which
«toted, the matter
since been alluded to
1 have never had la my possosslou a letter
from tho President with reference to a sec
. term, nor have I ev
the draft of one.
I have not been iu Washington since the
4th of this month. If the President has ar
rived at the determination suggested iu his
conversai Ion with
know It. But, kuowlng weil bis character,
oonfldeut that if ho thinks It hlsduty
to decline u re-nomination, he will make his
intention public lu a way which whl render
a mluunderstuudlug of it impossible.
In common with other personal friends,
I believe,with the great body of the
last January, I do not
Democracy and a large p
dent and Republican voters, I sincerely
hope that M?. Cleveland will accept tne
nomination which .according to present ap
pearances,will be tendered to him without
serious dissent. William Douhhkimeu.
NaW York, April 25ih, 1887.
The Czar »'Ilea from Ills (Inplial.
8t. Petebhbub», April 22.—Tho czar
has abandoned his intention of stay
iug several weeks in 8t. Petersburg,
and has returned to Gatsohina. This
alteration of the
have been made i
ditional arrests made
's plans is said to
tho Newsky prospect,
of several persons i
to those before reported arrested, all
of whom it
positions along that thoroughfare for
the purpose of making i
attempt on the czar'« life.
made quietly i
ascertained hud taken
have suooeeded in keeping the fact that
they were made at all a secret.
to avoid alarm, and until
Washington, April 21.—The President
to-day appointed Edward F. Bingham of
Ohio, to be Chief Justice of tho Supreme
Oourt of the District of Columbia, to fill
the vacancy caused by the death of Ohief
Justice Gartter. Judge Bingham is 58
yoars old, for the pu-t fifteen years has
been judge of the court of common pleas
for the Columbus district, and in4881
the Democratic candidate for su
preme court of the state. He is a per
sonal friend and associate of the Hon.
Allen G. Thurman, who warmly recom
mended his appointment,
members of the supreme court of Ohio.
did all the
JosiahM. Brick, executor of the estate of
Ouarles Elkiutou, deceased, sold in Penns
grove, N. J., Thursday week, the follow
ing personal property : Bixty-two shares
of the PennHgrove Pier Company to the
heirs for $20 per share; 1 10 in the
steamer B. J. Flemming to Hires A. Co.
for $305; 1-32 of *he schooner Jennie
sold for $50 to the heir»';
one-half interest in the trotting
Jtnme Moore for $50, aud a half interest
in the oolt Othello for $100 to G. H.
E'kintjn,owner of the other half-interest.
N«w lltldge at l.unapc,
A commission appointed by the court
of Ohester county, Pa., has ordered the
mington & Northern railroad at Lenape
station at a point where the rails
orossed by the publio highway. Owing
to a sharp curve in the road, the station
buildings and a covered bridge it is im
possible to see the approach of a train
from the north and Borne accidents have
happened at that place. The bridge will
do away with all this danger.
A Woman'« fculclde.
Baltimore, April 24.—The wife of W.
W. Wilson, a dentist of this city, about
three months ago became insane
subject of religion, her mental infirmities
being aggravated by serious nervous
troubles. She first attempted to kill her
self with poison, but being prevented in
this, tried to cut her throat with a razor
and then threw herself from the third
Btory of the honso on Friday. She was
pioked np unconscious and died in aahort
bridge over the Wil
Tlie flrt«tor Case.
Nyack, N. Y., April 25.—The diatriot
attorney of Rockland oounty says Judge
Cullen of Brooklyn will hold & speoial
term of oourt at New Oity, after the close
of the Rooklana oyer and terminer in
May, for the purpose of retrying the Rev.
G. R. Bristor of Spring Valley, oharged
with criminally asaaulting Ida Down«, a
domeitio in hia employ. The cue waa
Wad iaat apring, and the Jury diaagreed.
BCBNAVBBI.T TlTMXt Vf.
' q b
lug bp a
Th» Baiwarket ■
Writ*. a Latter Inna
cûLoo, April 91.—Th. Do*
savs s letter from Budolph Sohnaubelt,
thrower of the BAymarket bomb, haa
be«l received In Ohioagu and thou who
are in a position to know do not tor *
moment doubt It« authenticity. Thetotter
dated "Ohriatiana. Norway, Maroh.löo7,
and reached here through the m
anarchist sheet issued in London by
Australian socialist named Jompn
Pikert, who is an old friend of Sohnau
The fugitive denies throwing the bomb,
but he is sorry he did not do it and that
„ only left beosuse he knew it was not
safe for him here. He deferred any so
count of his travels until be can write
again, but it is understood by his friends
tare that he was on the Pacifie meet until
the anarohist trial in Ohioago, and then
worked bis way to Canton, thenoe going
•- Sydney, later to Bombay and finally to
of 100 ,
"Doc'» Wilson Attempts »ulcld«.
"Doo" Lovi Wilson, who gained inoh a
reputation through hi» oonueotion in the
oourta with Phillip Moen, the wealthy
_on Saturday night at Proridenoe,
R I, by taking a dose of laudanum. He,
however, oalled for help and wae finally
Piuladklphia, April 25,1887.
If it isn't convenient to
the store write for
what you want.
All-wool Challis, 50 cents;
very rich colorings, 60 cents.
The same cloth, it's the print
that makes the price
difference. One impression,
one color; for the most artistic
effect six or seven impressions.
Exact as in a lithograph; rich,
exquisite. Some of the styles
handsomer than we know o (
anywhere else in town.
Printed Mohairs. Neat fig
ures on grounds of pink,
cream, blue and écru shades
—eight colorings. Sheeny,
light and lustrous stuff,
shake and the dust goes. 27
in., 37J4 cents.
54-inch cloth for ladies'
jackets. Checks, plaids, over
plaids and mixtures in various
colors, $i.25 to $ 5 - F ° r a
garment i l /i yards.
Chambry Robes, embroid
ered. A this-year novelty in
cotton stuffs. 12 yards of 27
inch plain; yards, wide
embroidery, for flouncing ;
same, narrow, for waist, collar
and cuffs. $1.75, in neat box.
No wonder the things go.
Or the better ones at $5. Or
the slill better at $7, that you
can hardly tell from silk and
wool. The fancy stuff for
trimming has a surface spat
tered with plush squares. 4
yards of it, and 8 yards of 40
Sateen Robes, too.
yards plain, 32 in. wide, 1J4
i'/t yards nar
collars, cuffs, and
vest front trimming. $6.
The latest era-*- in Up-1.
holstery is foe the beautituiiy j a
rnlorpd niivu rnrtainu like P"
colored canvas curtains,
Madras in effect, but stronger,
Pat for the seashore or for
out-of-town houses. $1.50 to
#3 75 a pair. The ever-liked
Madras, too. By the pair;
Chintz Madras, $3.50 to $18
Lemon Madras, $2 to $6. By
the yard; Chintz Madras, 40c.
to $2. Lemon Madras, 35c.
to 60c. Crete Madras, 20c.
row, for c<
Stock of Car
pets is complete in every re
spect. The largest, fullest
assortment we've ever had.
door Comforts of a hundred
kinds. In Bussels, besides the
goods of home manufacture
we have all the leading Eng
lish makes. A more varied
line of patterns and colorings
than you can see in any other
store hereabout. From $i to
$1.50 for best imported.
The season is ripe for Mat
tings, and we have in store
every grade from $5.50 a roll
of 40 yards to the fine quali
ties of Fancies and Damasks.
Samples by mail. Matting
Rugs $i, $1.25 and $1.50.
Another invoice of real Dag
hastan Rugs at $12. The
lot we told you of the other
day went with a a rush. Very
little to pay for a full size fire
place rug of even a poorer
grade. Just the thing for use
For summer use the quaint
Japanese Rugs, 3x6, $1.50,
and cute Japanese Mats, 75
cents. Many ladies give a
novel and pleasing effect to a
room by using
Ingrain Art Squares oflarge
size for hard-wood floors.
Ingrain Carpets woven in
one piece, 3x2^ 104x5, at $1
a square yard and up.
Smyrna Rugs, pretty and
e mats as
Dickens, Scott, Thackeray
and all standard authors in
various editions—same as any
big bookstore: Wanamaker
prices —not the same. That's
one reason why we sell more
books (they say) than
other house in this country.
1 ennis Goods. Everything
for clubs or individuals. Rack
ets of all the popular makes,
$1.25 to $6, and our own spe
cial Racket, $4. You pay
nothing for the name when
you buy one ol them. D :
count to clubs.
a John Wanamavpu
waa vv am AMAKER,
Oajam, tha Zagnl ohtef, waa aholdaad
Guay ma» by 1U« Maiioan anthorltiea
Slight shooks of earthquake continue
go be reported at various points in the
interior of Mexloo.
' q b Post, a prominent merchant of
CantMrille, Pi,™ hilledTu.«d«y more
lug bp a ktoh from a oolt.
Frank Oloaa fell npon a olronlar at
Moravia, N. T„ Tbunday, and Mi head
and body were apUt in two the antlre
A derrick upon the new capitol terrace
Waflhlngton feU Tnawlay murning In
one named Hally, por
luring twe men,
raps fatally. .....
Dr. A.J. tirant,« notorlons bigamist,dlad
in the Jail at Cambridge, Maas., Tuesday
morning. Besides the oherges on whioh
he was "waiting trial aeveral others had
accumulated against him.
The expert accountant is overhauling
the books of Michael H. Murphy, water
rcuistrar of Hoboken, who disappeared n
week ago. It is new thought his steal
ings will amount to #100,(100.
A new vault ia to be constructed in the
Treasury building at Washington to ao
oommodute the accumulation of standard
dollars. It will have a storage oapamty
of 100 , 000,000 of those ooins.
The report that the oholera has ap
peared at Maxatlan and anaymae, in
Mexioo, is denied by tho governor
Sonora, who says he wUt trace and prose
cute the author of tho report.
E. P. Phelps, a well-known member of
the bar, ami for many years a prominent
member of the Baltimore Conference of
the Methodist Episcopal ohuroh, diod
euddenly m Washington
Dr. Henry Dstweiler, said to have been
the first homieopatbio physician in Penn
sylvania, died Thursday in Easton, aged
92 years. He visited bis pati. nu until
two woeks »go, when bo was injured by a
fall on the sidewalk.
A. B. Falk of New York City, arrived
in Ohioago on Monday night and put up
at a hqfel. During the night his room
entered, anti his gold watch and
stolen, with a
chain, valued at $175,
small sum of money.
The chief-of-polios of Nogales, Arizona,
has received a telegram saying that the
oholera is ruging iu the Mexioau town of
Ma/^Arm and has broken out at Guay
People are leaving the infected
districts in targe numbers.
A dispatch from the City of Mexico
says that Lieutenant Colonel Sunoz of the
Eighth Battalion, and M. M. Zavalta,
Musioal Direotor attached to the com
mand, fought a duel. At the word both
, aud both fell dead.
The raiuB which have filled the channel
of Brazos river, in western Texas, putting
end to tho drought, have brought
down hundreds of dead cattle, and the
stream at Waoo is oovored with decom
posing carcasses. Sickness is feared.
George Clark, reputed millionaire land
owner and hop dealer of Springfield, Ot
sego oounty, N. Y., made
lost week. He owned large tracts of land
in Otsego and several other counties.
$200,000 in unsatisfied judg
Up-1. Bna 0h ,
j a nei«U(ior'e dau«bter, died from eating
like P" rsni P R i»'< 1 b«n poisoned. Mr
the poreuip» iuside hi.
feuee, whore they had neon thrown by
meuts against him.
The Commissioner of Indian Affairs
has returned to Washington from St.
Louis,whither he went to award contracts
for furnishing the Indian service with
beef, Hour aud other articles of subsist
ence. Tho prices paid, he says,arc much
Joseph U. Ueisler died Thursday at
Minersville, Pa., aged 79 years. From
1862 until the close of the war he was
marshal of the coal region police and a
terror to deserters, bounty jumpers, Ac.
marshal of tho coal and i
resigned two years ago.
Mrs. Harub Howe, "banker," who re
cently fled from Boston with $50,000, tho
proceeds of swindling, went to St. John,
N. B., and rented a house there for a
year. Her identity being discovered she
took Tuesday night week's train for
Quebec, and it is supposed Rho will join
the American colony of thieves and swind
lers in Montreal.
lower than tor
he was appointed ohief
David Preston, a banker und leading
Prohibitionist, died suddenly in Detroit
Sunday of heart-disease. He had been
a delegate to several general conferences
of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and
Couucil at London.
a delegate to the Ecumenical
Iu 1884 he
i presumably with the intention
poisoning his cattle.
It is reported from the valley of St.
ce, Quebec, that the disease known
as black fever, accompanied by diph
theria, is nmkiug terrible ravage« among
the people. At Mount U.iribo the family
of a French settler
geoishave been almost destroyed, eight
deaths having taken place
M J. Scaulun. a freight brake-man
the Fort Way
ed Antoine Veau
Pittsburg Tu:saay, on a charge of rob
biug fn ighs trams This is the first ar
de cutside of tho wholesale ar
re it< d it.
Handle. Others will
it is stated that the
Pennsylvania company has evidence im
plicating a number of employes
The body of a white
late Sunday afternoon iu the Balai»
river at Baltimore.
36 years old and
ix feet high. On
• fourni a receipt tor a «mt
of clothes from Wamunaker, Philadel
phia. Tne initial« J. VV. M. were
supposed to be a com
mercial traveler named L'robish.
The first application of eleotrioity us a
motor for running street-oars in Kt Louis
was made »ui Sunday
avenue line. The tint
highly successful, and
necessary machinery and apparatus
be attached to the oars the eutire road
will be run by eleotrioity. The motor
used i« known a« the Julien system.
Judge Woodward, in Court, at Wilkes,
barre, Monday, when liquor lioeuHos
handed up to him by the clerk, a»:,
uounced that all applications, whioh
in proper form und with good and suffi
cieut bondsmen, would be granted unless
remonstrances had been filed agaiust
them. There were 755 applications in
Luzerne oounty and only 40 of them
Albert Tumor, colored, has been ar
rested in Louisville foi
soon us the
mutduruuB assault upon Jr, unie Bowman
servant girl iu a house whioh he was rub
Uug last Thursday moruiug. The girl
was the only person in tho house, aud
when she discovered him in
rooms Bhe struok him
one of tbe
'he head with a
glass, be beating her with a poker at the
same time. He confessed his guilt,
girl is in a critical condition, but
A dispatch from Monterey, California
«ays the arrest of E. T. M. Simmons, in
connection with the burning on A or U 1st
of tho Hotel Del Monte, of which he
the manager, did not cause surprise.
has been known for a long time that Sim
mons lived tar beyond his salary. The
faot now comes to light that Le was a de
faulter in the east, aud that he was tried
convicted and sentenced to live years in
state prison. He served two years of Lis
r, d T d by the governor.
f he laQ(1 commissioner has
ordered the tract i '
New Mexico known
the fnw Vegas Grant, to t.e «surveyed.
It la alleged by the surveyor-general tbat
rum u r r" Bur jey,which < rnhrac, » nearly
? of « manifestly inda.
gtaDl ,or »Rfieultural pur.
posea not amountiug to more than 20 000
acre», the town of Las Vegas, one of
tho roost important in the Territory is
located on tho tract. "
JWjibwnfcUtogTliYndv at Yazoo
Oity, Mibsisbippi, accompanied by
b , ttilHtormH for many years.
Stones fell as large a« hens' eggs smash
mg window, and flights and ' beaUng
loavoB and young fruit from the trei«
Hailstones fell at Holling Pork. Missisl
tippi, Thursday afternoon,some of which
Mtotad 4 6 * mchesin circumference, and
weighed over four ounces. Holes were
knocked in roofs of houses aid trees
stripped of their foliage.
ul"!!" 1 ?/" observed ns Confederate
Memorial day in Augusta, Ga TH*
federate Surv'ivors, S thÄnua^t££
tng unanimouriy adopted the following :
" ! Jhe condition of Ireland, and that we el
tend our sympathy and support to Glad
stone and Purueil in their efforts to de.
A totary rag holler la the Irankoa
Paper Mill, »t Paterson, R. J., exploded
Saturday afternoon. It wrecked a
large portion of the mill, went through
the roof and fell upon Booth & Oo.'a aUk
mill opposite, alio badly damaging that
building. Miohael Burka li mining and
supposed to bare been killed in the Iran,
hoe Mill. James Simpson was fatally In
jured, and fire others sustained severe In
juriée. In Booth's mill Maggie Van Site
and Baohel Lut! had their skulls frao
tured, and two others were badly injured.
In Galena, Illinois, Thursday morning,
muoh excitement was caused at the De
Soto House by William H. Blewitt, the
proprietor, who ordered a yonng colored
man named Wright out of hie dining
room. __ ,
0, Illinois Rational Guard, of Freeport,
whose athletic club gave an exhibition in
Galena that night. When Blewitt passion
ately insisted that the oolored man should
leave the room, Captain Wittbeoker and
all others of his oompany in the room, 20
or more, left the houae and got their
breakfast elsewhere. Wright was with
the guards to look after their baggage.
The Supreme Conclave of the Improved
Order of Heptasophs, in session at Har
risburg,adjourned Thursday evening. The
following officers were elected and in
stalled: Supreme Aroher, S. ▲. Will,
Pittsburg ; Supreme Provost, Henry 0.
Orth, Harrisburg; Supreme Scoutary,
Dr. Edwin Eareoksou, Baltimore; Su
preme Treasurer, Gustav us Brown, Bal
timore; Supreme Prelate, O. X. Com
stook, Louisville ; Supreme Medloal
Director, Dr. J. H. Christian, Balti
more. Supreme Inspector, J. W. Eden,
Heading; Supreme Warder, 8. L. Gold
man, McKeesport, Pa.; Supreme Senti
nel, James A. Haight, Glaesboro, N. J.;
Supreme Trustees, William B. Foster,
Norfolk, Va.; Trustees, J. W. Oruett,
Baltimore, B. House, Baltimore ; Repre -
sentative to ehe National Congress, S. A.
Will, Pittsburg; Alternate, Edward L.
Mrs. Catharine Gump, with her invalid
non, Carlisle, lives three miles north of
Hagerstown, Md., and a younger son who
for a farmer Borne distance away
generally spent Saturday night at his
mother's house. The mother and sons
were sleeping in the same room. Early
Sunday morning the mother awoke and
saw u man standing over her, aud in
stantly she was fired upon throe times,
all the bullets striking her head. She
rushed out the room and in the passage
the two sons met, another shot was fired,
and Carlisle foil. His mother and he ss
sert that they saw three men esoape from
the house immediately after the shooting.
Suspicion has fallen npon the younger
son. He denies the charge and so does
his mother. There
Wright was there with Company
no attempt at
It is thought the wounds will
The monument to John 0. Calhoun, in
Charleston, South Carolina, was unveiled
Tuesday, in presence of thousands of
people. The programme
oivio and military prooession, escorting
the governor and his staff, the mayor and
other officials to Marion square, where the
; prayer by the Rev. Dr.
C. O. Pinkney ; unveiling of the monu
ment by 32 young ladiee; an artillery
Balute of 19 guns; rending of an ode by
Miss Ohe« borough ; oration by Secretary
Lamar; reading of an ode by Mrs. Margaret
J. Preston, and benediotion by the Rev.
John O. Wilson. The statue was designed
by Harnisch and oast in Rome. It ia of
bronze, 14 feet high, and represents Cal
houn as about to address the Senate. The
base on whioh it rests is of granite, 45
feet high, and bears allegorical figui
Truth, Justice, the Constitution
statue is erected
An Operation by Agmw.
Philadelphia, April 21.—Dr. John H.
Morton of Dallas, Tex., an eminent
physician aud surgeon of the south, who
has been in Philadelphia for a few days
past in consultation with specialists con
cerning a morbid growth in the month,
bail the dangerous obstruction successfully
removed from his throat yesterday by
Drs. D. Hayes, Agnew and James H. Bell
of this oity.
Lynohbubo, Va., April 26.—The moun
tains in this vicinity are oovered with
snow this morning. The weather is cool.
l&symf&oms of <\
auJ hro-Vcrtf Jcr/OuA
(ouù/ 7 S,
ÎLy a bojfk k/s\\jj
ffiranot A Co.
621 Market St.
CÜÛR k CO,
Keep a full line of
ried and unlaund
dried White Shirts
from 50e. to $1.25.
CRÄN0R & GO.
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