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a J. be Eighty-flvo Thousand March in Washington. GREATEST SIGHT SINCE THE WAR AQuartorof a Million Visitors In tho City. »he AMemhleil Multltml Viewed tho (do Oil« <1 the tint V« Mi •It Al g the R< 1C«M <1 by Moi --Interesting Ncenus Inoi d.l W ASTI I NO ton, Sept. 19.—Twenty-six years ago, in the* state of Illinois, there was initiated a movement resulting in the organization, for fraternal charity and ioyality, of the country's call left home to dovote the best energies of their manhood to its salvation. In 1866 tho G rami A'rmy of the Republic was founded, with B. F. Stephenson of Illinois, as the first com inander-in-chief. Included in its ranks were many men who lmd become fain rus throughout the civilized world for their brilliant achievements on the field of war and on the sou,and there were also untold thousands of the men unknown to the world by name and who never wore anymore pretentious uniform than the blue blouse aud trousers, but who were the units that mado up the gründ est force of warriors, in numbers und warlike deeds, that the world had ever known. When their duty w country was saved, these ecu title sands laid down the musket and tho sword and returned to tho pursuits of a peaceful life, leaving behind the habits of the field and the camp and becoming reliants, mechanics it hau I ° C. of who at their of long time have they gathered at Wash Ington. Now tho ranks are thinning w " - - ing and the list of I lie famous generals who led then* men to victory and have gone on the im perishable roll of honor, is growing apace. So as tho years rolled past and thé comrades dropped out of line, tho re tuainder of that great host has longed i again to tho capital city i in and tread oitco more the broad sweep of j the magnificent avenue stepped with bearing in 1895 at the end of the w At last this longing has been gratified t:id to-day tilts Grand Army of the Rc I ublic begins the first day of the week's feunion in the city of Washing days past tho c -ling In G I cut cities, small tow done and their thou and laborers. But been tins custom of many of them to together at some central point and fraternally review the memory of the days gone by, of war and valor, and bluer struggle and heroics, of hardship and disaster, and of dual i victory, i 25 years the ct a nds have mot iu this way, but •er in that duck they • •cot figure and martial of . For trades have been gath every pan of the Union. » l solitary nt their quotos, re nttendanco that houses have in •oiling i cm closely estimate and certainly passing that e iiqftoi:. Although last night they ar med in so many sections as to const! interesting proble management, and every train was laden a Mi comrades and their wivua and ml daughters. Besides there •/••t»* many sightseers not connected xi'th the G. A. it. attracted by the spectacle. tv jr before jeu in nsh in railroad . .11 of these people w taken care of embers of the tho corps of : ibey Arrived by the t»CQptl< blight high school boy lalied for the service. These who had committee ed accommodations at hotels or bearding houses were directed to their lostlnatioii; those who had heedlessly d without regard to warning circulars »nt out by the citizens committee icglocted to engage lodgings were fur nished with addr 'hero bed ami >ard might be lutd, and the great army of veterans who availed themselves of the free quarters tendered by the citizens «»f Washingto temporary quarters. Sonic w Thu vast barracks erected i Park, south-east of the Capitol,and those south of tho reunion giounds, n as Camp Alger, were filled by .thousands of veterans, aud in addition the many handsome public school buildings, wlucb are tho prido of the city, were turned into temporary quar ters for a3 many of the veto •ould find room to lie side by side. The Which covered the available space in the monumental grounds and the white lot where also filled witli sleeping comrades. All of these quarters were furnished to the G. A. li. free of co.st by the citizens of Washington, and in their grateful shelter reposed many scarred and time worn veterilying under the shade of the Capitoi, which they preserved to the uuiou, or m sight of the southern facade I of tho White House, whose martyr occupant issued the clarion call which caused so many of them to give up health aud strength and youth through - their ready response. General"Palmer this morning received tho following telegram from President Harrison : icorted to llitir Garfield 5, N. Y., Sept. 18 —General John ider- in chirf (1. A. li. : I had d with much interest to the j'aimer, com) looked forwt great rehearsal in Washington next Tues day of the victors of March, 1865. 1 would have esteemed it oneof the highest honors of my publie life to have welcomed to the national capitol ami to liave history this representative assembly of only saved the city frr the enemy, but made it the worthy politi cal capitol of an unbroken union. It would also have been favored und tender incidents of my private life to have taken these comrades again by the hand, but all this has been denied to of a sad and iin ly ask y i hi of the mo by the intervcntii peratlve duty, and I give to all my cordial greetings unci good wishes. Accept my sincere thanks for kind and sympathetic messago. Benjamin Hakkihon. very yc THE FORMAL OPENING of the exercises of the week wa3 tiio dedication of Grand Army Place by Vice-president Morton, as the represen tative of President Harrison, who detained at Loon Lake, in the presence of a large assembly that filled the whole enclosure betwee raond, the Mimic Ricli ,• hielt the exerciso took place, d the tents around it. At 12.10 a bugler from the U. S. Marine Band pounded the assembly d Comrade McElerry called those present to order. The Rev. Dr. Spaine of Florida, chaplain-in chief of the G. A. R., offered prayer. He made a special plea for tiio restoration to health of Mrs. Harrison, the sick wife of the absent comrade whom they had expected to preside over the ceremonies. There was a ripple of ftpplauso when Commander in-chief Palmer of thu G. A. R., w introduced to tho assemblage to deliver the introductory address. The formal dedication address w next delivered by Vice-president Morton who spoke in a rather low, but clear and distinct voice. Immediately on tho conclusion of the Vice-president's speech, Shipmate Baker, who manned of the Kcarsargc on the occasion when of the guns that vessel Bunk the rebel terror Alabama, pulled a guy rope, and the largo United Btates Hag, whoso folds hud been lying half unfurled against the polo surmounting the grand stand tower, spread its surface to the breeze and Grand Army Place was a thing of fact, formally, officially and fore Ter, if the assurance of tho municipal authori ties of the district can give popular sanction iu the future to the new designation of tho historic and revered old White House lot. The final programme of exorcises dosed with the playiug of the "Star Spangled Banner" by »lie Marino Band, a part of the crowd aiding iu the chorus, but there were some very brief informal speeches by Secretary Noble, Attorney general Miller, Acting Secretary of W Grant, General Schofield J. W. Keifer. Then the crowd disap peared and the services could be said to be actually a a a d General end. ° Washing' n, Sept. 19.—The was a meeting of tho National Council of Ad ministration at the Kiibitt to-niglit. Conuuundor-in-Chief Palmer presided, and.the only business transacted was tho auditing of the ac adjutaut-general, quartermaster-general d other officers of tho G. A. It., pre paratory to their submission to the na tional encampment, Wednesday. A pleasant incident of the reunion a presentation to-night to C« insmler-in-chief Palmer by hisaidesof a beautiful Grand Army badge. Chief Aide C. Hull Grunt made the presentation and Geueral Palmer replied iu a felicitous vein. The badge is u beautiful specimen of the jeweler's art, incrusted with dia monds and other valuable gems, and is said to have cost $1,000. Washington, Sept. 19. —Tho veterans laid out a big programme for tho ing, and many of them when they re tired for the night must have been wearied enough to camp out in old military fashion, order of tho night, And around the camp fires comrades told war stories and sang old songs with knowledge that every them would to their auditors have a high xalue. The Uth%nd s of the 1 12lh Corns held arc- i union in Thomas tent. It was in tho 11th Corps that President Harrison j the early part of the war, and tho meeting sent a telegram to hiii ex pressive of sympathy and also of regret of his absence. General Ü. U. Howard presided over tho reunion. Speeches w ,-e made by General Balloch of Now i ■ Hampshire; General Lockmim of New ^ork; General Hurst of Ohio; Marshal Ranudall and others. "Marching Through Georgia," was the favorite song. General John ('hase of Indiana, who was a private in an Indiana regiment in the 14th Corps, also spoke. Ilia speech was often interrupted by the were tho i thusiastlc applause of the thousand comrades present. Washington, Sept. 20.—Thogroatost parade in the history of theGrand Army of the Republic and thu greatest parade that organization can ever hope to have took plaeo to-day. Never have there been this country since tho civil * war, and never have there been ju iu li anywhere in many many people occasion. A in Washington upo careful estimate of the number of who marched in review past'Vice-presi dent Morton and Commander-in-chief Palmer places tho total at 85,000, and the passenger agents of the railways estimate the number of strangers iu the city at 250,000. Pennsylvania was tho banner state in p tho whole of tho e. There was prob ably 10,000 of them, and it took an hour pass by ono point, g looking, of scarred l their rubers taking and a half for them to Many of them were collection d tattered battle-llags s bands wore noteworthy. They had enough worn battle-flags and ban ners to deenrato every armory in the state, and enough music to stir every hamlet from the picturcsqtio Wissa liickon to the rapid flowing waters of the Monongahola. "Owl" Post of Reading had a yeik eyed bird at the head of its column, aud marched iu good style, each man carry corps guidon. Wyoming Band of of the noted ring 200 musket on battle Hags, so frayed that Ing Philadelphia headed Philadelphia posts,! armed of which we mosquito netting had bee about them to keep tho silken tatters around the flagstaff. The first colored company then ap peared. Other later and came along at odd intervals. Worn old men, with the whitest of wool and the broadest of grins, hobbled along. Scranton's posts were distinguish able by a huge miner's lamp carried ahead of them and miniature iu their hats, mistakable, »lored troops we posts were they carried white brcllas conspicuously marked. Alto gether, the Pennsylvaniaus marched well and displayed a lively interest in everything. Ohio's marchers were distinctive in y way. In their ranks, stepping jx-President, ltuther in his hand un briskly, wt ford 15. Haves. His hat w most of the time, w response to the greetings he received. The < )liio men were not as neatly attired of the other states. Many in their lines had no uniforms at all. They did not bring many bands With them. A "Daughter of tho Regi ment" walked in the front line of the Ohioans. This young Buckeye girl w bright, and was well worth iookiug at twice, in lier dark blue frock, trimmed with gold lace. She walked erect, and carried a sword and canteen. The drum corps of Georgo 11. Thomas Post, with two Lilliputians leading them, were striking looking and performed military marching manœuvres deftly and pre cisely. The survivors of the old 99th hud the honor of bringing up the rear guard of tho Ohio posts, which took 45 minutes to pass. There were nearly 5,DUO of their number in line. The New York posts followed close on tho Ohio veterans, and iu one of carriages at their head rode Generals tticklcs, Slocum and Rosecrans. The New York city and Brooklyn posts led thu detachment, and no finer looking body of men have been seen hero in any procession. They were notably well dressed, carried themselves finely and their uniforms were set off frequently by white helmets. Their bands wore numerous, highly skilled and of large ng a courte •n fre The first Massachusetts division evoked applause for their splendid ap pearance and the military cadence of their stop and compauy lines. Like the Now Yorkers.their ranks were compact and steady The Census Cadet Band, in attractive uniform, came i largo sh from tho childreu who sang f< of attention, particularly stuud, i ong to "The Doys Blue" as they came opposite them. Carter's Band, in gala array, preceded a Bunker Hill contingent carrying high in the air a miniature representation of Bunker Hill monument. The greatest iutercst was manifested when a'post from Lowell came along, and right behind it the familiar form of Goneral B. F. Butler, resting easily in a commodious open carriage, witli his bead bared, bowing right and left to the throng, which gave him a tremenduous It ovation wherever ho was recognized. The children let themselves out in song, d "Yankee Doodle" filled the air for several minutes. Post 20 had with it a mixture of boys and girls, picturesquely costumed in red and white, who industriously pounded drums and blew fifes with tho air of veterans. North Adams brought up the of Massachusetts' representation, s one hour and forty minutes which in passing. New Jersey created fun by displaying a good sized mosquito perched labeled "Whisky," into which no was trying to tlmut bis bill. This stato also presented another specimen of her entomological products in the shape of a hornet's no3t, apparently alive with hornets, suspended from the branch of a tree. A crippled veteran lying out stretched in a push-cart vigorously waving his bat, was also conspic the N a keß M und California had small bars in line and quickly passed. Rhode IslandJ and Michigan presented a good Appearance, and their bands were par ticularly gorgeous and effective. At 5 o'clock iu tho after nek ssiem w The Mich lira tho pro out still steadily progressing. ' "in posts passed on iu solid columns. For tho first time during the day the popul heard, and a Detroit band who could a "Boom-dc-ay" was the « longer resist the tempta tion. Applause greeted the effort. Colorado and Wyoming marched together, headed by a small bu bestridden by a small boy. the Lead villa hand and a fawn following, behind which came several hundred well-pre served, hardy-looking men from the Rockies. The Kansas veterans marched solidly and well, about 1,500 strong, and every man wearing a large sunflower in his coat lapel. The Indiana was everywhere greeted with enthusi asm us it led t!io Iloosier contingent, which was quite large, but as a rule not uniformed. Iowa's brigade looked happy and 1 tented as it truged up tho avenue, its i '"dividual members currying long green mrji-stalks. mu«lî« faähion . j thp J fHie y sang "Marching Through Georgia." Missouri „ posts were exceedingly well represented, and, though their "'""'hers did .lot have an opportunity to t0 .*® tlie a ' teru f^ n » Y *j n i ■ o owil had grown weary, their lead njanj cstations ii n, f Väi r » » Ir i*îî and Ransom Post, of ht. Louis, had full Soldiers' Orphans' Band i against s they ranks. Littlo Delaware made an admirable 11 a State and the Wilmington Posts especially. Smyth No. 1, Admiral DuPout, No. 2 Sumner, colored, No. 4, had a splendid alignment. Their battle Hags were cheered to tho echo. At 6.05 o'clock tho last veteran had passed by, the grand parade of the 26th annual encampment of the G. A. U. w over and was ready to be written an qualified success. In every way it had equalled the expectations of its pro showing for « jectora. Many thousand people are carried upon the rolls of the Department of Illinois, G. A. K., department of the W Corps, and there uro many G. A. K. posts with numerous members in the United States. To all of these people who happened to be In Washington to night Mrs. Logan opened her beautiful bouse—Calumet Place—and to all who called to see the widow of the great war chief and soldiers' friend, she gave a hearty welcome. The Woman's Relief Corps also had open doors to-night, at their headquarters received everybody connected with, tho Grand Army or its secondary orgauiza ;il to call. The Potomac Corps, Woman's Relief Corps, also held open house to the ladies, and the Department of Massachusetts, G. A. It., was at home to its friends at the Ebbitt. Mean while the national campfire blazed brightly in tho big tent at Judiciary d old comrades listened to old eloquent addresses and fought over tho old battles i ms also a grand display of fireworks in Grand Army Place. d the corresponding 's Relief F street, and ! •ii—Arthur Ford, Thomas Mabrey I .'Taylor. M on Um merv SUaC ^ Denney * D* C. West IJovei-—Henry P. Hutchinson and • • k Jackson, John and ■•ho ci » . » stones and imatrina ti. There Kent Count}- .lurors lianwn. Prot lion ot ary Stcpl the following j er m of superio Letts has drawn servo the coming of Kent county hi.di begins ( her I7tb: Duck Creek—Henry 1 Cosgriff. William B. Megcar und Samuel Whoatlev. gbter, .Tr., Job her Johnson. t Hover—David H. Knotts, Henry Pratt, Holitha L. Wharton. North Mur. 1er kill—K C. Mason and John W. Clark. South Murderkill—Robert II. Sipple, Samuel Minner, Peter T. Clark Charles Hopkins. Mispillion—A. Redden, Barrett S. Har rington. Arlington Wix, James 1). Redden. Milford—Benjamin F.Dickinson,Homer T. Betts, James H. Marvel und Benjamin drawn which will be _ Ida Hoover for murder is b F. Hydoon. The special jury for the trial of Ida foil Duck reek—John R. Robinson, George ami George F. Jones. T. The Kenton— F. W. Downes and G. Frank Gootee. Little Creek—Albert S. M< Charles F. Harper, West Dover—Calvin Frazier der Hover. d Alcx Dover—Raymond J. Taylor, Ar Davis aud Amos A. Watson. North Murderkill—John ('. Dill, W. B. Diefendufer and A. W. Klayniaker. South Murkcrkiii—John W. Bateman, James H. Lord and Joseph H. Sallivan. Mispillion—ri. Fisher, Robert H, .Short and William T. Masten. Milford—Frank Reedy, George S. Davis and Edward Adkins. Ei Death of .lohn Q. Stirling. Special L urreHpondoncooI tiasette aud Journal Nkwauk, Sept. 20.—John Q. Stirling,died last evening on his farm . of town after an illness of He has been ailing for some time, but not until Thursday of last week did his sick tako on a serious aspect, when he contracted a severe cold which developed into congestion of the lungs. Mr. Stirling was in his 09th year and leaves a widow and seven grown up children, three daugli s. The deceased was lor many years the head carpenter at the du Font powder works "on the Brandywine and after leaving there a few years ago lie purchased thu 8. M. Donnell farm and moved here, where he has since lived a quiet life. Mr. .Stirling's charcter was in dicated and described by his name and his dy honesty and gentleness of charac ter commanded great respect in the neigh borhood. The limerai will be held at the 10.30 a. m., Thursday. The re mains will then he taken to Green Hill Church, near Wilmington, when a final ice will be held aud the interment mado at Green Hill cemetery. half mile west s and fo of ho a in of of a Tho Ciir Enoch Moore & Boas raised last Saturday the steamer Christiana, which was recently destroyed by fire at Penns While she was being raised her 7 broke off. iiu IUiHcd. Her boiler, engine, shaft, wheels and stern were put aboard a barge owned by the Brandywine Granite Company and br city and rought to this Wilmington & Northern Railroad Company's yard, where the engine and boiler will be re paired. at the SEPTEM nun COURT. It Open* nt ilie Court il Judges <; ul Ion und lloustoi Monday With tut There was a large uttcndaucc at the county court house Monday morning in anticipation of the convening of tho periur court and court of peace and jail delivery. Attorney-general John R. Nicholson and Deputy Attorney-general Branch H. Giles were on hand early and began tho work of examining witnesses. The petit and grand Jurors were pres ent at the usual hour and waited patiently for the arrival of thu Judges. soon as court opened, made application to alter the amount of judgment confessed in the care of John L. B. fcherr adelphia vs. the Theodore C. North Company. The bond, iio said, was $10,000 while tho confessed judgment lie claimed that this Benjamin Nields, for the defence, resisted the ap plication and claimed the portant reasons why tho application should not be granted. At 12.05 o'clock the license applicants filed up to the desk of Clerk of the Biggs, where the usual oath wub Michael Byr Williar iok of Phil* $50,0 clerical Pe administered. Benjamin Nields mado a motion to have the case of the executors of Hurry K. Peace vs. the Johnson Forge Com pany continued until December. Tho time decided upon at which the case must come to trial is December, and the special jury was discharged until that lime. A similar application was made in tho case of Hummol vs. tho Walton & Whann Company. Attorney-general Nicholson asked for a capias for Emma Marple, who pre ferred a criminal charge against Walter Parr, alias Barton, at the last term of court. The girl did not respond when rus called. William S. Hilles appears for Parr. The tinned until Friday morning. It is re ported that the girl is outside the juris diction of tho court. The grand jury filed into tho court room at 12.15 o'clock with these pre sentments: True bill Against John Henry Davis, charged with larceny; John fleck, John Henry, Walter Trump all larceny. Tho grand "inquest was then discharged until 2.30 o'clock p. m. The prisoners, John Henry Davis, colored, John Henry, colored, John Heck, white, aud Waiter Trump, colored, charged with larceny, into the court room und arraigned. All pleaded guilty. John her nr brou gl Davis, a lad of 14 years, will probably be sent to tho Ferris Indus trial School. When tho superior court, court of quarter sessions and court of peace aud jail delivery convened Monday aftor P. Nields, son of Benjamin Nields, was admitted to the bar of New Castle county upon application of bis father. He becomes a full-fledged bor of the bar upon takiug tho cus tomary oath. William F. Smalley, Jr., commis sioner to take testimony in tho case of Adelaide W. Beale vs. John F. Beale, asked for a delay in order to permit counsel in the case to make his report. The following larceny cases were dis posed of ; Walter Trump, larceny of a watch and chain, $15 restitution money, 0 months imprisonment and 15 lashes; John Ileok, alias "Big Chief," for tho larceny of a pair of chickens, five lashes and three months imprisonment; John Henry, colored, was committed to thu Ferris Industrial School. Li lb urn Chandler made application for the appointment of a commissi ti» take testimony in tho divorce case of 11anuah Smith Scottcn vs.JoshuaBcotten. Francis M. Walker was appointed corn *r in the ca.:e. missio Charles li.Sterling was arraigned upon the charge of stealing ono pair of spoc Christiana Spahn, and pleaded guilty. He threw himself upon the mercy of the court, Sentence was deferred. Susan Jones, colored, was placed in the dock charged with the larceny of n quantity of clothing from John llerrln gor. When arraigned the prisoner stated that she would plead guilty to the larceny of some of tho goods men tioned in the indictment, but not to all of them. She evidently did not com prehend the legal phraseology of tho indictment. She was assigned counsel d the case went over. The grand jury was discharged until 10 o'clock Tuesday morning, and court adjourned until that 1 10.10 o'clock ! morning when Court Crier Smith I nouncod tho convening of the superior court, court of over and teminer and tho goneral sessions court of tho peace and J»» 1 Associate Judges Hous ton and Cullen occupied scats on tho : bench. Attorney general Nicholson stated to the court that the State had experienced a great deal of difficulty iu obtaining the attendance of witnesses at tins term of court. In one case he stated that the witnesses ha 1 been called three times Monday, and on eacli occasion the peiBon duly summoned failed to re spond. llu thought it time that some stops bo taken to secure the attendance of these witnesses, in order that tho wheels of justice might not be impeded. Attachments were immediately issued for John Cox and Stephen Chump, witnesses in the case of tho State John Buiish, a Pole, and placod in the sheriff's bauds. John Henry, alias John Henry Carter, colored, was arraigned upon tho charge of stealing an overcoat and pleaded guilty. Wheu tho prisoner was asked if ho had ever been iu court before he replied in the negative. Sentence deferred until witnesses werosummoued to testify as to the previous good charac ter of the accused. Öusan Johns,colored, who was charged at Monday afternoon's session of court with the larceny of two women's garments, commonly called cloaks, threo pairs of socks; one dozen uapkins, table cloth ami one dress, aud a list of sundry articles, was again brought into court this morning und rc-anaigncd. The nogross listened attentively to the reading of the lengthy indictment iu which she was charged with stealing these articles against an "act of General Assembly," and "against the peace and dignity of the .State," at the conclusion of which she indignantly denied "doing all that." She did plead guilty, to stealing a portion of the goods, however. The State decided to accept her plea. She was sentenced to two months im prisonment to pay the costs of the prose cution and restitution money to thu value of $8.50. G hurles R. Sterling, pleaded guilty to stealing ono pair of spectacles from Christiana Spahn. Iu consideration of the fact that this was his first appear in court, Judge Cullen was dis ith the prisoner, month in jail, poral puuishment iu Lewis C. Vaudcgrift offered the peti tion of William A. Gleaver, asking for •It of mandamus compelling managers of the St. George's Slarsh Company to levy a tax to raise the sum of $167.06, with interest from 1889, for work done by Cleaver for tho marsh company. The rule was made return able on Saturday next. Frank D. Carpenter filed a petition taelos fr< Tuesday a posed to be lenient lie was sentenced to and to undergo tho form of t. las the & asking for the discharge of Martha Blizzard, alias Davis, whose term of imprisoumont expired on July 19th last. The petition was accompanied by the affidavit of Charles W. Jer- ris, who de clared tho prisoner is unable to pay tier line of $5(X) aud costs in tho prisoner Clara Barbara of Milford, I' d., at tho last term of court and received two months' imprisonment. Tho court granted the petition. John Henry, alias John Henry Carter, colored, who pleaded guilty to the larceny of an old overcoat, was sen tenced to three months in jail and five lashes. Henry was unable to find any to testify a3 to his previous good . The convicted of harboring character. The grand jury at 12.10 o'clock tiled into tho court-room and after making the usual number of presentments were discharged until this afternoon. True bills were returned as foil George White, Klla Bwiggett, ïî.-t si Crummell, Daniel How Brown, Nathan Davis, Joseph W. Poor, James Leonard, Krank Congo, all lar ceny, und Oliver B. Hayes, carrying concealed a deadly weapon. Frank Congo was arraigned upon tho charge of stealing an overcoat from Joli» F. Callahan and pleaded notguilty to the charge of stealing the coat but "guilty of having the coat in h.s pos session." eaual to a plea of notguilty. Mar. K. Brown, colored, pleade guilty to tho charge of stealing a bicycle from Justa A. Justis. Nathan Davis and Joseph W. P< were jointly indicted upon tho charge of stealing 120 pounds of brass, 28 pounds of copper and 180 pounds of lead pipe. The former pleaded guilty to the charge, and the latter not guilty. James Leonard pleaded not guilty to tho charge of stealing 50 pounds of iron from the Wilmington & Northern Rail road A t l. Mar 1 not Company. Oliver B. Hayes pleaded guilty to tho charge of carrying concealed a deadly weapon. Ho was fined $25 and tended to 10 days' imprisonment. Court adjourned until 2.80 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. As s 0 ( court convened Tuesday afternoon Julia Guy, otln Bessie Crummell, and Ella Swigget, were arraigned up. stcaline coal fro mlngtoi: it Northern Railroad Company. Both pleaded not guilty to the charge. In the case of Mysore .&• Son vs. I. T. Quigley, Judge Culler, stated that if tho court, finished tho criminal business this week the case would probably be taken up next Monday. If the court w hampered by other business ho w fcctiy willing that tho case be taken up at that time. Mr. Bird asked that Monday be fixed the day of trial, and if when that time arrived tho court was unable to take tho case up, It could go Mr. Higgins thought the occupy fully one week, and he tbo opinion that it would require special jury, which He, therefore, opposed the calling up of the case on next Monday. Judge Cullon stated that tho special jury must be on hand on Monday in case tho suit was tried at that time. Attorney-general Nicholson then an nounced that the State was ready in tho cases of James Leonard, charged with larceny. Victor B. Woolley appeared for tho Stato. He stated that the prisoner was accused of stealing DO from the Wilmington & Northern Railroad Company. John W. Hilliard was the name of tho first and only witness called. He testified that he is a special officer ployed by the Wilmington & Northern Railroad Company and was employed by the compauy on J that when lie hud a bag filled with iron, and w top of the crane car at the time. Leonard was asked if he had anything to say and replied that he catod and went to tho yard of the rail road company to sleep. J Le denied tho theft. Tho charge of the court occupied but v few minutes during which time the jury were instructed to find a verdict of guilty if they believed the evidence of the prosecuting witness, but to give the prisoner the benefit of the usual doubt. Mary E. Brown, colored, win charged with the larceny of a bicyclo from Justa II. Justice, was sentenced to six months' imprisonment. In the case of the State against Oliver B. Hayes, charged with carrying con cealed a deadly weapon, Mr. Biggs stated that lie was counsel for Hayes and desired to enter a plea of guilty. The necessary fine was paid and the prisoner discharged. Henry Brown, colored, was arraigned upon the charge of carrying concealed a deadly imposed. George White pleaded guilty to tho arge of'stealing three silk handker chiefs from Hugh Kelly. He tenced to 3ix mouths'imprisonment and 15 lashes. John Larenzo, an Italian,was charged with attempted felonious assault on Filoména Delcllis. lie pleaded not guilty to the charge and was counsel. Richard Lacker man onto red a plea of J guilty to the charge of breaking and j robbiug thu saloon of John McClaffert>. j 'Thomas Davis him. Ise called tho charge .*f î tie* Wil the cars would of bo drawn. Is of i j 8d. rested Leonard tho latter Jlo stated : intoxi japon. A line of $25 w . î i »■gneU assigneu to defend . j In the case of Joseph L charged w ith making jommit murder, Willi; Smalley appeared for the defendant asked that the Thursday morni During the afternoon John F. Cun nitigham appeared in courtaud received his final naturalization papers from Pro thonotary Ilorty. At 4.15 o'clock the jury in tho case of tho State vs.James Leonard, colored,scut word to the court that they were to agree. The/ were then ushered into the room and stated through tho fore that there w ,an Italian, it with i ' ! •ut to F, d until next go ", j able misunderstanding to the purport of tho testimony of the prosecuting witnoss. Tho steno grapher was directed to read tho notes taken of the evidence and the jury ro under tho charge of tho tlred court. They returned in a very few minutes with a verdict of guilty with joinmcndution of the a « jrcy of tho The prisoner received two months' imprisonment. Court adjourned at 5 o'clock until 1Ü Wednesday morning. As soon as the superior court recon Benjamin Nields, Pilling court. vened counsel Curtis, receivers of the Theodore C. Kiiauff Manufacturing Company, filed answer to the application of Willi* M. Byrne, to have the record of u bond of the company corrected. The receivers in their petition ask that the entire judgment be vacated on tho ground that no conditions of the agreement ex isted at tho timo the judgment was entered. The court fixed Wednesday next as tho timo for argument in the matter. II. H. Ward took exception to the report of tiio commissioners to lay out road In Brandywine hundred, find asked for a review* of the entire proceedings. Mr. Ward stated that he represented the P., W. & B. railroad company in the matter. The court promised to consider the ca6c. Attorney-general Nicholson, in the yesterday for John d Fred W. A Marvellous Display -or Autumn and Winter Dress Goods now be seen on our counters, forming, wliat is believed to be, the greatest exhibit thus far made in any American city, of the choicest dress textures of France, Germany and England. Nor will the prices be found less attractive than the fabrics themselves, and ran Ou.t>of-Towxi Shoppers should bear in mind that it has ever been the policy of our House to give to those who buy through the mails every advantage in the matter of quality and price, tha* is enjoyed by the city resident. It is this feature that has contributed so greatly to the success of our Mail Order Business, which reaches customers, not only in every state in the Union, but in other lands as well. Samples free to all, upon application. Strawbridge & Clothier, Market, Eighth and Filbert Streets, Philadelphia. criminal court, a died for an attachment, returnable forthwith, iu tl Henrietta Munst rits were placed in the hands of tue sheriff. An attachment was oIbo issued for Thomas H. Wilson. Ex-Mayor Austin Harrington,counsel for John Loreuza, an Italian, charged with attempted criminal assault cases of and Anna Munston. Ti *na Dilellis, asked leave to with 1 draw the plea of not guilty of felonious ^ault and enter *hu plea of guilty of simple assault. The 8 täte accepted the plea and the prison e year's imprisonment and a fine of J „SV j r0Mmeu 11 j as sentenced to $150. V jury was then empaneled to try the so of the .Stato vs. Ella Grummet, alius Grummet, both colored, charged with the larceny of a small quantity of coal from the Wil mington A Ni rthern Railroad Comp Victor B. Woolley appeared for the State, while William F. Smalley repre sented the prisoners. The prisoners were accused of the larceny of 25 pounds of coal, valued at 15 cents, yet the entire proceedings in the case will cost the B tale between $80 and $85. John W. Hilliard, a special officer for the Wilmington A Northern Railroad Company, testified to thu arrest of the prisoners September 5th, when ho de tected them in the act of putting the coal in buckets to carry away. Mr. Smalley developed the fact, through the examination of the witness that the latter did not know whoso coal , but that thu coal was in the possession of thu Wilmington & Northern Railroad Company and sed to be the latter's property. •y Ayres, colored, testified to see ing the prisoners picking coal out fre under the cars. Annie Munston w called to the stand, but knew nothing concerning the larceny of tho coal. The State here rested. Mr. Smalley, for the defence, called Elizabeth Crummell, mother of the •r.~. She testified that the prisoners went out about 8 o'clock i ing and returned with two buckets of coke. Ida Francis, colored, testified that the prisoners went after coke on tho day before their arrest and brought home two buckets full. Officer Harry Taylor testified that it people to pick coke from along the rail road tracks in the Eleventh ward. Officers Carpenter and Noilly testified that the reputation of the prisoners was good. The case was submitted without argu ment, and the jury, after deliberating live minutes, returned a verdict of not guilty. The prisoners wore discharced. t 1 Ella »wiggntt, Vi jnce for colored Christopher Brooks ned upon the charge cf stealing a game chicken from Arthur E. Duncan. He pleaded not guilty and will be assigned counsel. Elijah Dean pleaded not guilty to as king Joseph Hayes. H. li. Ward i his Williain Leach, colored, $50 and costs for carrying concealed a deadly weaj am! Frederic ms fined î, while Phillip Purnell Feat, both colored, were 'or the same offence, ued at 12.55 o'clock until the afte di tin .1 $ Court ftdjm 2.80 o'clock, i JAMES 1j, >r «lea »f Wil Tho Deal li of I n.ingtoi. M. E. Co Rev. James L. lloust i day at tho reside T _- 0 u hll , tt Sun led < :o of h:s son-in-law, mr Truppe, Md. lie .1 his death ill a lung time a general debility. was a distant relative of d . Hew; sex mbor 8th, 1810. Ho w the Philadelphia M. E. . . ..v Not j admitted U ! Asbury Church, this city, in r of Wilmingti' i 188 nfer ce fr in 18Ü9. His im? orates we j Hill, 1881-85 1836-38; Ke 1840-1841; 1843-44; Lewes. 1844 47; Kensingto 1849-5( •ark, 1 itinerary relati' lie bad the following pas s follows : : E'kt. 1831 :aster, circuit, 1838 40; Erb!« 1841-43; Milton, 5; Milford, 1845 1847-49; West i., 1851 In 1857 lie took . Pa., Milostow Chester 53; Ne a super and after tin for two years toratos : Denton, 1859 61; Camden, 18C1 (53; Village Green, 1 1863 04; Village North East, 1865 i lm had a super r relation and soon thereafter iron it, 1 66. Fre 1806 to 1 n inner lie took tho superannuated relation. ember of Wil oldc He was ington Confère and in his stood among the foreniof delphia and Wilmingk •. He wt a p.'lf early in ist ry l*li Ha lle nfere .'t and positive. He filled some of the most important pastorates of his time. He was a great student and as a minister expressed it ug would rather read than eat. t tho Rev. B. F. tiio oldest inombe ligton Conference, died set His delivery was e this His wife, a if Wil al years ». She was highly educated* Scve hildren The funeral took place in this city ado Wil Tuesday. Interment and Brandywi cmetery. niiiigti Mr«. Harris iu Wi Associa te î Wires. 21.—The Was NOTON, D. C . : special train conveying M from L i Luke 1 h at .8.45 »n schedule time, o'clock this m. Mrs. Harris. mage and taken to the Wlii She bore the jo ling, once placed in a House. iy remarkably well. Street Church has been postponed until spring. The erection of Harris SUSSE T DEM OCItA T.H. >f the Leginlattve Cun ventlou—The Proceeding* Del and J/evy Con County Central Cuininitteo. Special Correspondence of Kvery Evening. Geohuktown, Sept. 20.—The legisla tiveand Levy Court branch of the Sussex countv Democratic convention met at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon and organ ized by electing John G. Gray of Bridgeville chairman and Everett Hick man of Frankford secretary. After the report of tho committee on credentials the first business in order was the nomi nation of a ^tate Senator. Colonel William T. Records of Laurel, was nominate ! by Major Isaac J. Wootten anti tho nomination seconded by Colonel William II. Stevens and Everett H Willi Fork hundred w. G. Gray and seconded by R. J. David W. Morris of North-west ominated by John Ouo ballot decided it. Records receiv ing 84 votes and Morris 5, was declared the nominee. Nominations for members of the gen eral assembly were then made, Records fol Randal M. Lynch, Gergetown hun dred; Horace J. Hickman, Baltimore; Robert W. Dascy, Dagsboro; John T. Jacobs, North-west Fork; John II. Prcttyman, Indian River; Samuel L. Kenney, Broad Creek; George A. Bryan, Broadkiln. ! made without opposition c:: cept in Indian River hundred, where Thomas Robi All w and Job man worn named. John IT. Prcttyman was nominated Levy Court Commissioners—Joseph . Hastings, Little Creek; H. C. Matthews, Broad Creek; Samuel G. , Gumboro; Jcssq E. Dodge, Broadkiln; Thomas W. it. Turner, and Rehoboth; John II. Hudson, Baltimore; Mattford Short, Georgetown. Sheriff—-John II. Truitt, Le we Rehoboth. Coroner— James J. Willey, Nanticoke. County Treasurer—Cyrus W. Ward', Little Crebk. Tho nominations for Levy Court also made without op II. Pretty the first ballot. F missioners position. The whole county ticket is looked upon as being strong one, being composed of the best men in the county. Tho following county central commit appointed: Baltimore hundred, C. Richards; Dagsboro, Edward W. Houston; Indian River, Jesse K. Jos eph; Gumboro, Joseph B. Hearn; Broad kiln, W. B Tomlinson; Ge I'. Robinson; N Smith; North-westjFork, John 'J'. Jacobs; Little Creek, East, Jaeab H. Adams; Little Creek, West, Charles A. Hastings; Broad Creek, William J. West; Seaford, II. C. Pennington; Cedar Greek, Lm coin, S. G. Fisher; Cedar Greek, .South Milford, Robert 11. Williams; Lewes and Rehoboth, D. L. Mustard. tee James K getown; A. ticoko, .1 W. R EPUIlLlCs AO VISA TIO.VS. *7 tho Rural DIs Cumin n trictn r. Ilond Co A> lie In addition to tho nominationsalready announced Secretary Edmund Mitchell of the Republican co received the following: hundred Robert J. II an by 's vote for lo'seph W. P. I. Lodge was v committee has representative was 289; .1 Casey's, 2. Howard E named as assessor, 291 v I '• otes. Guest defo 1 Alfred I. Derriekson f :r, 151 to 140. Ja me# : Robert J. TMlev, Ki-t road com Luke, N and Ab Tyre, South, were named 1; Wes Rice, first district; Thoi d district. Gt n r- ! V. Aspril Edwnrr 5 E. II 1 15. layton ' i In Red i •eived 1! hundred Willi J. Beck otes fo : Wil ■n received 149 votes 2 votes for iuspec r; William T. Vail, Anderson, Joseph N. I Th or in the east district; Jones es lor inspector i tho west dis trict; Walter S. Burris received the total vote of the hundred, 230, for road com missioner. In Pencader hundred John W. Davott was named for asse votes. In the West district John Barber was named for inspector, receiving b'd votes; and in the East district, John ii. Thornton was named, receiving ID votes. Daniel Slack received 205 votes for road commissioner. 5ml Ui Deuel. . N. Y.. Sept. 20.—Major General Daniel Ulliuan, who first organized colored took the lir-u colored brigade to the south, died in Nyai k this morning, of old age. General I liman w lineage and was horn i Del.. April 2Stb, 1810. He (iie late w ops s of honored F ; « S il f hank fru »rata Strassl Al ee. Jlo died law Yale i 1' dmitted d pr the in eh lie t of tin fo InM. H dors the Unio .lui» of New York. 1 candidate of the r Nullung party for g •> York and received a large d the 78th Hegi K N ■ Mit New 1 ► Volume colonel, was captured i: mid confined in I.ibhy p rbicl fie H Aug . ole. He' was 11 1 January 13th. I*' it a cadre .»f uflic ise five run . afterwards inen ras tho first following as rel I brig« I order !■ . . « 1-1 d >rp Th tl a bre» March 15th al in Novein be «rat of volume«' «lo major-get received the degree son University in 18ÛL of that v al Film: also I ' LL. D., from Madi the ri n I T MTLTO.X. «1 a Hennit of Feud. Information comes from Milton indi cating that Monday night's fire, which totally destroyed the handsomest school building in Sussex is of incendiary origin. 'Thestory, which seems to have tho mos» circumstantial basis, reveals a deplorable condition of public g which lias existed in tho town for tho past 12 months andtowhiih fact many residents of Milton iTrfetiy ascribe the loss of the school building. The new structure was not quite com pleted. There is no fireplace of any •ithin 100 yurds of it. The building is situato on a large open lot by itself, quite a distance from any house, whore, of course, would bo found the nearest lire. The new building was an ornament to the city, ami by far its finest struc ture. The town bull and the opera house comprise the tipper stories. an open secret that two violently opposed factions have existed in Milton c ir since the project of the new build is divided Broadkiln river. The people on thu ■rth s»de, culled the Northsiders, open rivalry against the Bouthsidurs, lhe dwellers on tho southern bank, in their competition for the location ot tho line building. Tho rivalry engendered the bitterest feeling jetions. For tho past lv months north and south Milton have been divided. The feeling crept into the official m All Believe It In ilii the «til Tow I : lescripli ; was talked of. The t. raved the fives between the tw< of tho school tul squabbles w cord of their all the continu proceedings. The committee at length •. I on building the the south side. 'Tills was an open de claratio The structure had nil but reached completion w hen about two months ago the existing committee lost power by d tho •liool t Iio ; school clceti Northside element ruled, building then practically stopped. There no more cash supplies and, of , everything was allowed to stand. This is the record until the fire of Mou icht. Work tho d: statement is that the in tense feeling in tho town has developed the incendiarism. It is stated that tho whole town, men, women and children, everybody in fact, has taken sides. Poli î only a Crowds gather in the street aud talk on no other subject. At tho time the school committee do the Northsiders ap stance to it. cided i plied to the lute Chancellor tiaulsbury but were unsuccessful. This fact only added fuel to tb » ro. While everyone openly com: act, it is still stated tl exultation in certain directions over th* : an injunct it the there is secret not know ; i whether the structura As stated it was by far ill be rebuilt. the finest school building in Sussex. It ab-. ■•ou Id h: st onlv $1,000 rnoro tal expenditure It is ding in Wilraing- : cost double that nskillcd labor in data very low price. •t that the '1 » complet.; it. roil Id liav stated tin :h d tui led .1 Mil T! is with t l aterial li obtui ot! on the ine building s fo >t ed. An 21.—'White B •urks, at Bri itv rfi ur Mi T - I tho oimry vis ted «ver y broken, I, l t t. oi.btful. 1» Moi Miss !.. Ued Monday nt tin I .«rot her, James Jr., No. v i d had been i! her death î she had vhich she : vhi '-*i cars old. e her hip. frlK* isllll.MH it filers of fruit brandy ty-oigl in this Statu have bonded fir the manu tijs year r's total. of r pro This is lllamasts. i.i-.v.- •». •iu tho '• h r n )t< *y I». :u l! 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