THE WILMINGTON DAILY REPUBLICAN
WILMINGTON. DELAWARE, MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1896.
e Arbitration Treaty with Eng
land Nearly Completed.
§ILL BE HEADY IN THBEE WEEKS.
rft ts Believed That, Unless Some Unex
pected Obstacle Bhoult
(he Present Administration
Made ltflectivo During
Washington, Doc. 14.—Thenogotlntloni
twtweon the United States and Groal
Britain for a tronty of goneral arbitration,
covering all subjectsof difference botween
the two English-speaking nations, present
And prospective, has advanced to a stage
of completeness far beyond whut the pub
llo has had reason to believe. Tho pur
pose of Secretary 01 noy aud Sir Julian
Pauncefote Is to concludo the nogotinti
within tho noxfe threo wooks. All of the
substantial features of tho treaty have
l>een agreed on. 'From tho presont status
of the negotiations it is believed tho fol
lowing will bo the importaut terms of the
First—A term of five yoars from tho
flato of tho exchange of ratification within
Whloh the troaty shall ho operative.
Second—A court of arbitration of six
Members, threo to be drawn from the ju
diciary of tho United States and three
from tho judiciary of Groat Britain.
Third—Tho submission to this tribunal
of all differences botween tho two nations,
pending <*r to arise within tho period
, this not to Include tho Beh
ring Soa question or tho Venezuela ques
tion, now beforo independent comm is
Blous, but to include tho question of tho
boundary between Alaska aud British
The com | fietion of the treaty will mark
tfa important epoch in tho relations be
tween tho two English speaking nations,
and In tho judgment of those who hnvo
heeu mostly identified with its consum
mation it will be the most important
document of a peaceful character in tho
history of their mutual dealings. Tho
president made passing Illusion to the
■ubjoct in his recent message. It had
been understood, h<
S rposo of Mr. Oluey was to roach
Moment as to Venezuela, and that, hav
l accomplished this, the larger questlt
Of arbitrating all differences would requl
ponslderablo time for its comploto dovelop
But tho two nations havo proceeded with
iurprlaing unanimity, so that those
gaged in tho work confidently believe that
It will be fully agroed upon and the sig
natures of the contracting parties placed
lo the documents within threo weeks.
This will give fully two months for tho
consideration and ratification of tho treaty
At the present session of the United States
neniite, and unle
ataclo should arise in that quar
•tery reason to anticipate that t ho treaty
■nay bo nrndo effective beforo tho close of
tho present administration.
Aside from the previously referred to
lots it can bo stated In a genoial way
the terms of tho troaty are such an to
"clear the hoard" of all tho vexatious
stlons which have arisen betweon the
unci Great Britain. Theso
2 oout years, and
Aouiu of thorn havo threatened serious
consequences. But those familiar with
the exact terms of tho negotiations say
;er, that tho mt
r there Is
rpose of tho treaty Is to
guard against future differences thronten
Jtig u rupture, and in thin the negotiators
ipsll* )vo that tho terms of tho Instrument
wifi be such as to avoid all possibility of
International conflict for the future. This
regarded as tho
> said to l)o peculiarly advantageous
tho commercial Interests of both coun
tries, assuring them against rumors of
• tho serious p
e of those concerned in the negotiation
ms up the result:
"When a aeriousdifferenco
tAe two countries, instead of a public feel
ing that war may rosult and a consequent
unsettling of c
red during tho Venezuelan crisis, tlio
ill know beyond all possibility of
report that tho difference i
Mch will he settled by arbitration in
■lend of a possible rosort t<
As yot It cannot bo stated definitely
wjictbcr tho treaty will cover differences
living national honor and sovereignty.
This was a point of dlsagr
the negotiations. It is probable, however,
that au exception will
spect, as tho treaty is meant to cover tlu
turaal and ordinary diffe
•rise betweon nations,
■rope of arbitrations.
All the negotiations havo been carried
on In Washington, and the signing of tho
Inurnment will occur bora Mr. Olney
•ofoto havo borne tho
of war. As
ther Nian such
n Insult to tho
• any other
sually considered outsldo tho
»qH Sir Juliau P
brunt of tho work, tho latter
the views of Lord Salisbury in i
ms to expedite the lliml
Bayard had not tali
:h a way
part iu tho nogo
.although Indirectly ho has con
Murdered by u Burglar.
Marshalltown, la., Dec. 14.—Andrew
f a pioneer farmer of
this county, was shot dead early yester
entered the house presumably fi
purpose of robbery,
ensued. Tho mur; 1
dredn of armed citizens with bloodhounds
ere In pursuit, and lynching is probable
|f the murderer is captured.
Bart, aged 23,
dty morning by
scaped, but hun
Four Killed by Aootylt
Berlin, Dee. 14 -An explosion occurred
lu tho Moabite
of tho .seloutist,
* on Saturday aftoruc
in the hout
i with the manufacture of
Ibuuc mhI throe assistants
atoms. It is stated that Emperor Willi:
■*' *t»d-iutouf\iHl to visit Mr. Isaac's la bora
* tory, as his experiments hud attracted the
c»ty AskootHtion Dftfonds Ivory.
London, Dec. 14.—Tho Amnesty associa
tion has taken up the dafenso of Edward
. Ivory,alius Boll. Messrs. Gay, Russell and
' 1.. Brougham have beon instructed
' tors, aud at their request, upon tho ground
of their recent introduction to the
Jho treasury hue conseuted to postpone
Euro|ifl«a Rulers to Blent.
VAaib, Dec. 14.—L<i Libre Pnrete says
that there is talk of a meeting between
Qneen Victoria, Emperor William and
President Faure at Dlnard in the spring.
i The Woman,
> the Man,
And The Pill.
n good woman.
»; loved her. She
k The pie was good; his wife
made it; he ate it. But the
'■-pie disagreed with him, and
he disagreed with his wife.
Now he takes a pill after pie
and is happy. So is his wife.
The pill lie takes is Ayer's.
NMorul: Avoid dyspepsia
HALE THE CHAMPION CYCLIST.
The Irishman Covered Over Nineteen
Hundred Mllea Last Week.
New York, Dec. 14.—The International
cycling contest endqd Saturday midnight
with a victory for Halo, the Irish cham
pion. Tho distances covered by tho con
testants wore as follows: Halo, 1,010 miles;
Rico, 1,882; Reading, 1,855; Forster, 1,8:30;
Schock, 1,700; Pierce, 1,758; Smith, 1,754;
Taylor, 1,782; Ashluger, 1,078; MLoro,
1,001; Maddox, 1,044; Gan
Loml, 1,850; QUck, 1,000. The best pre
vious record \
Schock in 1893.
JSJEloven prizes woro offered for tho
whloh will bo distributed as follows:
Halo, $1,300; Itlce, f8o0; Rending, f&00;
Forster, 8350; Schock, $300; Smith, $200;
Pierce, $150; Taylor, 9125; Atshingor, 8100;
Maddox, $100; Moore, $75.
Tills is not all the winnot will derive
from his work. Ho will ho in receipt bf n
goodly sum from the makers of the wheels
ho rode, also from the inventor of a pecu
liar style of chain used
1,600 mllos, made by
! less than
Dayton, O , bank which is bclievod to be
fraudulent. Be is held pending the ro
coiptof more detailed information from
tho wheel. Ho
I will also be in demand at sporting events,
and will claim a premium In future six
tliuo. All told, bis
victory will net him » small fortune.
left the track in a pitiablo
wrecks, but after twenty hours' rest the
majority of them looked as well us usual.
Few of them complaiued of the effects of
tho tremendous strain. N
have told that Teddy Halo had been riding
kQ^Jiad covered 1,910 miles with
eight hours' sloop. Ills face gave
not tho slightest sign, und yot ho finished
in frightful agony. Even Rice,
condition than any of
tceling well yesterday. Rico
gained five pounds in weight during tho
s in a w
Throughout Saturday Rico trlod his ut
most to gather up Hale, but the Irishman
would have none of it, and moved with
Rico every time ho made
effort to got
Spring Lake's Legal Victory.
Spring Lake, N. J., Dec. 14.—Vice
Chancellor Rood bus handed down his de
cision sustaining the claim of tills bor
ough in tho equity suit which has long
been ponding botweon it and II. II. Yard
and tho Coast company, involving the
Important question of whether the borough
■— Mr. Yard's companies own and control
tho lako und its borders and the stroets of
asserted ownorship, and denied tho
for and improve
, and about a year ago erected
buildings on tho border of tho lake, which
tho borough endeavored to tear down. A
bitter tight over the matter has been
waging betwoen both partie.
The rosult will bo. to compel tho demoli
tion of tho buildings wrongfully oroctod,
of appoals shall overrule
unless tho c«
Vico Chancellor Rood's decision.
Alleged Forger Ju Limbo.
Altoona, Pa., Doc. 14.—A stranger call
ing himself P. II. Bradley isundor arrest
here as a cheek swindler, and it is said ho
Is wanted by sovoral western railroad
companies for forging railroad passes. It
was first thought that ho might bo Dyer,
tho absconding New York bookkeeper, but
that theory was sot asido yesterday by tho
rival from that city of a detoctivo, who
failed to identify him. Ho passed
her of checks on tho First Nati
here, having deposited a $500 check iu a
«>£ Tramps Captured.
Brunswick, N. J., Dec. 14 —
nrrostod by Penn
sylvauia railroad detectives aftorahard
fight, in which
East New Brunswick,
unlay night. Tho prisoners
from freight trains, chained together and
brought to this city, whero they wero
nltted to tho jail. In the fight
tempted to shoot Detective Daniel Mc
Nally, but just us ho pulled tho trlggor
of the other detectives knocked the
man down, ami tho bullet Hew wido of its
this city, Sat
Michael Butler drew
Despondont Fatlier'e Awful Stilelde.
POTTSVILLB, Pa., Doc. 14.—John Boscho,
aged 55 years, committed suicido at St.
Clair by blowing off his head with a
heavily loaded gun. Ho took a breech
loading singlo barrel gun out to thostablo
iu tho roar of his lot and, placing himself
against tho front of tho stable just Inside
tho muzzle of the gun
to Ilia mouth and manipulated tho ht
er with his foot. Tlio top of his head
as blown off and his skull and brains
scattered about ttou place. Ho
prompted to the deed by despondency
the loss of sovoral children recently.
tho door, i
Omaha, Deo. 14.—The aristocratic Dem
ocratic organization of Omaha, tho Jack
sonian club, last night droppod fr
•ats who refused to
tils all De
port Bryan in tho rocont
oxpolled include many prominent Demo
ats throughout Nebraska. Tho list in
cludes all prominont federal officers in
Nebraska. Omaha's postmaster, Euclid
Martin, bonds the fist. A number of scath
ing letters were addressed
by the expelled members.
Curfew Ordinance Unconstitutional.
OMAHA, Dec. 14.—Judge Baker declared
tho oily "curfew" ordinance to bo
filets with tho statuto
stitutlouul, as it
of tho state for the punishment of minors,
which providos thut a justice of tho peaco
other inferior court has
flict punishment o
years of ago. Tho case docidcd was that of
Ross Crone, tho only boy arrested under
the "curfew" ordinance, it being regarded
er Fib's Confession Confirmed.
Harrisburg, Dec. 14.—Goi
eolf confessed murderer, is still in jail here,
and wifi bo hold until tho arrival of tho
ho says, he aud a wt
A telegram from Fort Smith confirms
Erb's confession. The Hicks woman is
Eort Smith, Ark., where,
to death and robbed him.
st in St. Louis.
Cyclist Run Down by a Horse.
Elizabeth, N. J.. Dec. 14.—Raymond
E. Sawyer, 80 yoars of ago, of New York,
„_w Into by a runaway horso while
riding his bicycle through Roselle,
this city, last night. He was thrown vio
lently and liis head struck the curb. Ho
_brought here about 11 o'clock last
night and taken to tho general hospital.
It is thought lie will die.
For fc,.stern Pennsylvania and New Jer
sey: Increasing cloudiness, with cooler,
Didn't IVlicre It DiniRclf.
Sonic years ligo, while visiting tho Spo
kuncs, Gonoral Philip Sberlduu related to
tho Indians, through an interpreter, tlio
wonders of tho railroad, and then waited
to oeo what effect tho revelation would
havo upon them.
"What do theysayf" ho asked tho inter
"They say they don't bellevo it,"
Shorldan then deaorlbod tho steamboat,
and the interpreter repeated this.
" What do they say to that?" tho general
asked again, seeing tho Indian faces all
"They say they don't bollevo that ei
Tlieu tho general gave an account of
tlio telopbor.a, and told how a
end of a long wiro had talked to a man at
tho other end of it. Tlio interpreter re
"Well," said the goneral, "why don't
you Interpret) thut to thenfl"
"Because I don't beflevo. that Ftory my
self," answered tho oohooi...
San Freucivso At|oeu :b
A PEOPLE OF FEW WORDS
"Let your speech bo yea, yea, aud nay
nay," says tho Good Hook, "for whoso
than theso compth of evil.,
Tho Shakers abide by tho spirit of this
rule. Their words are few-, slmplo, sincere
and direct. They wusto no energy in idlo
talk; they use it In thinking and doing.
And whatever they do they do with their
ight. They are conteut with nothing
short of tho essence and principle of tho
things they investigate. They take paius
and are paTont. And thus tho doors of
many strange truths open to them. In
t his way they discovered what may almost
bo called iho unity of disease. A vener
able Shaker says of it; It is said o
meat is another man's poison.
That is hut liulf the truth. Any
's poison, under certain
conditions. If tho grain never got further
I ban the hopper wo should never have
broad ; # aml if bread never got further tin
tho stomach wcshould never have strength.
produces poisons which may,
d often do, disorder every other organ
anil function of tho body. This Is indi
gestion or dyspepsia, with many symp
toms and disguises. Cure it and you cure
nine-tenths of yo
\v no.i tho hhmiiiic. 1 i ih torpid, helpl
hiflnined-tho loott lies in it and ro
uttered many years ago.
Since then they havo found a remedy,
now known as tho Shaker Digestive
Cordial. It is made from medicinal
plants cultivated by them. It is a food
ami digests other foods. Taken while
opting it rests tho stomach and nourishes
the system. The pain and distresses of
dyspepsia disappear before it. Itprov
fermentation aud soon restores full powe
tho digestion. It succeeds lu tho w
thy tho name of tho peo
ple whoso liuino it boars. Any druggist
will sell you a trial bottle for ton cents
Roman, XII: 1, 2 was tho text and
"Life's Groatost Transformation" tho sub
ject of pastor Murray's Sunday morning
at St. Paul's M. K. church.
Ho referred to tho four hundred who
wont down to unannounced death in the
• Lloyd off tho coast of
boing like all persons in tho
tho midst of death.
All along tho voyage of life wo arc in
danger of death.
A second reason for St. Paul's text was
that this is a wicked, crooked aud per
Third: Atonement has boon made aud
Salvation provided for all.
Fourth: Your bodies aro temples for tho
indwelling of tho Holy Spirit.
Fifth: You must render an account of
t he deeds dono in the body ut tho final
midst of life also i
uud tho sauds of tho
stars of Heft
•e tho morcios of God.
Liko tho bank of Scotland with its
$2,0l)i>,(,00 of unclaimed deposits is Heaven's
bank of unclaimed mercies, because "to
err is human." Theso mercies havo been
purchased for us by Jesus Christ
,Savior—tho Sou of God—aud we ought to
As tho Apostlo Paul eallod on tho Ro
mans, so Pastor Murray called tho congre
gation to "present their bodies a
sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God which
)aso liable sorvioe."
difference that tho
imperfect. Ho will cleanse
and make them acceptable
Wc should beware of exercising
to reject tho offer of mercy
"no" unto God.
asked to give up only
and thut is sin.
THEATERS AND BALLS.
As to theatres, balls, betting
:es&c. too numerous to inoution, <
ulo only applies to every thing, ami that
is to give up only the one thing, all sin, In
order to Inherit tho eternal life and ioy
t hat grovels in I lie miro and
h.nent in filth is
o tlio variegated and ben u
dust and llnds
tiful butterfly that feeds
jrHttiid has according to scientist (Dr.
Marsh) eyes that ought to see sixty thous
But Micro ar
.... v ransformntions. oltlior
inanimate nature, that
Mint of the
Christian born of sin and purified, enliv
ul of tlio
lightened by the Holy Spirit.
Then God teaches wonderful things out
of tho Bible.
he did Ills scr
delivered his invitation _
i, in slmplo, cheerful and
The ovoning service
tho poor received at tho
church Friday ovoning, De
Report on proceeds of "Dinner for tlio
;mi i ••]fi l <s3ing Boxos" opened by
King's Daughters at Mrs. Tuchton's, 018
)xt Friday evening.
Children'll Narruv Fw-np
A fire in tho house of John R. Leo, No.
222 Monroe street Saturday night nearly
caused tho deaths of Mrs. Lee's three
children who had been put to bed early in
•of the building was a gasoline can, tho
which hml leaked over tho
toll on tho
before tho flames hail communieatod
hioh the chlldre
sleeping Mr. Loo fought his way
they were but before reaching them the
front of tho house was ablaze and neigh
bora had been ;
re reached and Mr. L
of the wind*
dropped them o
In the meanti
In from box No.
31 ami a strei
puny extinguished tho 11;
ugod t he building to i
of tho household effects
Hues which dam
tlio extent of $200.
a poi tii
a lire iu the home of Joseph
Skint, No. 220 Monroe suwi, i
to tho Leo homo yesterday af term
ed. Tlio d;
company' also extinguish
ago was slight.
ca to \Vnalilitgtnit.
For tho bonoflt of thoso who desire to
attend tho ceremonies incident to the in
auguration of President-elect McKinley,
tho Pennsylvania Railroad Company will
March 1, ;J. 3, and 4, valid
4 to 8, at tho following rates:
From Now York, $8,00; Philadelphia,
15.40; Baltimore, 11.00; Harrisburg, $5.00;
Williamsport, $8.70; Buffalo, $11.20; Roch
ester, $10.48; Altoona and Pittsburg, $10.0J;
and from all other stations on the P
' This Inauguration
torestlng event, and will muloubtodty at
tract a largo number of podplo from every
section of tho country. \
Tho magnificent facilities of tho Penn
sylvania Railroad make this lino the
favorite route to tho national capital at
all times, and its enormous equipment
and splendid terminal advantages at
Washington mako it especially popular
DOV'ER, Dec. 12.—ThoSupe
day decided that tlio
only bo decided by the court
irs and Appeals. Thu prothonotury
tho writ of
s not in contempt
Mr. Hayes on the part of tho relators i
tho mandamus proceedings, will apply fi
a spcci.tl session of tho court of Erroi
Appeals in order that tho case may
bo fully heard before tho mooting of tho
A MODE if N niOTi
Ilns found that her llt*lo
proved more by tho pleasant Syrup of Figs
when in need of the laxative effect of a
gentle remedy than by any other, and that
it is more acoeptablo to thorn. Children
enjoy it and it benefits them. Tho truo
remedy, Syrup of Figs, Is manufactured
by the California Fig Syrup Company
, a powder l'or tho foot.
innianily takes tlio
lew about fool
li a cor tiiln
UK foot. T
•day. Sold by ail drug*
•mo. 8eiit by matt for
in mumps. Trial pmuaira Free,
on 8. Olmsted, Le Roy, N. Y.
2000 ibs Havana Shorts for
W.cornwBooond aud Shipley streets, ;it
30 'ttute a pound. City Mar list Cigar Era*
toiy, H. F. Bouapom. prop.
lo P. 8.
Tho Rev. W. W. Sharp, pastor of
Wesley M. E. Church, preached
propriate sermon to the members of Apol
lo Castle, No. 5. Knights of the Golden
Eagle, yesterday morning. About sixty
flve knights attended the services in a
body. The church
Ing. Mr. Sharp took as his texi Hebrews,
11, 13: "These all confessed that they
pilgrims on the earth"; and Ephe
sians 6. 11: "P
God that you may be able to stand against
'the will of the devil." The preacher said
holiness. The early Christian and Pagan
Gentiles regardcl certain places With
special religious interest, above all the
Holy Land. The pilgrimage mentioned
the Holy Land. These
exposed to outrages and
the pilgrim's degree,
the whole armor of
who visited with a
place of reputed
You have take
which teaches faithfulness
l. As thoa
All knights w
arni3. Tho 'institution of knighthood
d'll system. The objeot of tho early in
stitution of knighthood
:ery of the Holy Sepulchre and
the protection of tho pilgrims.
The ceremonies in conferring knlght
ied at different periods.
9 tho deft?:
The degree of knight confers
upon tho pilgrim and equips him for bat
lie. Wo need to bo armed for tho battle.
Put on the whole armor. You have taken
tho knighthood degree in your order. Y
cannot gain tho Immortal
hoi or allegory. You havo yi
own by sym
and sword, but
havo tho Gospel belt of
truth, tho shield of faith
d cling to tho
Clad in this armor, you
go forth preaching your motto: "Fidelity,
cl honor.' 'What 1
ind that enable
quality of tho
danger and difficulties without fear,
faithfulness unto God.
regards not tho amount of the
the faithfulness. N
.•ith the ar
1 with fidelity, valor and honor, y
prepared to go
the hosts of evil. Tho cause of the
sade In tho middle ages was to redeem
Jerusalem from the Turks. Tho crusade
Turks, but the Turks ruled at
Though the Crusaders failed In their im
mediate object they had important and
Ing in contact
at the hands of the
and their pilgrimages w
was made against the
ith. W i
Inds enlarged and
tolerant of new ideas.
era, had their
w all of
ought to go <
against the hosts of evil of bribery, gamb
rearing, Sabbath breaking and tho
. Jesus Christ
rth. What Is to be the result of
sade? Victory for ourself all tho
the end victory Is
SCHOONER A FIIIE.
I nptnlii Wi
of ilio Lclpsie
Tho two-masted schooner Meta Pierce,
Captain Woodhull, houn.l from Leipsic,
Del., to Philadelphia, wi h a load of salt
hay, was burned to tlio water's odgcou tlio
Delaware river oppo<
terday morning about 5.80 o'clock.
The lire originated from a cook stovo in
the galley of the schooner. Tlio smoke
stack was surrounded with hay and hero
tho llitmcs broke out The crow of four
ied to extinguish the blaze but It
Being uuublo to roach tho only yawl
boat oil tlio craft, they oricil for help, but
.s in sight. Thoy cxpoctod to per
ish in tho llames and at a time when hope
was almost gono the tug Meteor of tho
Charles Warner and George W. Bush and
Sons lines havo in sight with two barges.
Captain Sullivan ordered Chief Engineer
to draw near tho burning
craft and tho officers assisted by Mato
Charles Ludlow and Assistant Chief
Enginoor Goorgo Lovogrove wont to tho
iscuo of tlio imperiled men. They
:arly suffocated by tho smoko. A stream
from tlio tug was turned on tho burning
• r, but If was of no avail. Tho hay
burned tho boat to tho water's edge. Then
hers of the crew to Philadelphia and bring
ing tho Captain Woodhull und his mate
to t Ills city.
The Piorco was
of Leipsic and was built at Marcus llook
tons burden; 40
inches long; 17 foot 2 inches
wide and 4 foot 7 inches deep.
Tho burned hull was towed to Phila
delphia this morning. Tho schooner wifi
It is a plain fact that twenty percent,
of tlio deaths in our larger citios are caused
ro reflect that
this terrible disease cau bo forestalled by
Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup, shall wo
demn the sufferers for their nogligcnoc,
pity thorn for their ignorance.
tho Meteor drew
rned by Win. Rawley,
ptlon; and who
Tho bazaar of the Women's Cuban Aid
Society at Pyle's Cycle Academy closed
rday evening after a successful
season. It is estimated that about $500
was cleared for the benefit of sick and
ded Cuban patriots.
(1 these In charge desire
public and all who either con
assisted lu making the affair a
Tho music on tho closing night w
furnished by W. D. Walls's orhestra, and
The tableaux presented
First Lovo" and "Good Night."
Thoy were excellently given.
from the William Lea and Sons Company
by Mrs. John P
: Barrel of flour
of coal fr
Company by Mrs. Julian
B. Robinson; chair from M. Megary &
by Mrs. Juli
Mrs. J. W. AyJc
Charles L. Dough ten; cherry chair from
J. & J. N. Harman by Mrs. F. E. Smith;
doll and lamp shade by Miss Ethel Tay
lor; pictures, Mrs. Madeline Norton, and
Mrs. William Homewood; silver soup
een, C. T. Grotz, and lamp shade, E. C.
On uccount of 'tho death of General An
tonio Maceo the danco will not be held
this evening as proposed.
III the Interest of Imliitnn.
A mooting in tho interest of Indian mis
sionaries was held in Delaware Avenuo
Church last night. Mrs. Amelia S. Quint
president of the Woman's National
Indian Association and Archdeacon Crook©
of tho Protostant Episcopal Church of
Utah spoko. Mr. Quinton said tho Indl
becoming civilized Christian
peoplo. T.ioy aro becoming industrious
ami havo considerable self respect. Tho
taken land aud are cultivating it: there
homos; 2400 pupils in tho
mission schools, with au average attend
ee of 2000.
With civilization has also como Chris
tianity and It has not only improved tho
girls and women, but also the men of tho
Archdeacon Crooko spoko for half
Tho Rev. W. A. Wolfing made a few
marks, saying that ho wished Cuba w;
free and Armenia independent.
; Of),000 have
Mr. and Mrs. Josoph Chalfunt,of Media,
havo purchased the Clinlfant homestond,
adjoining the Black Horse Hotol, no
Limn, Delaware county, Pa., for a ronso
dido figure. Possession will bo taken in
March. They expect to mako It a ploasunt
residence. Tho rosidenoj they now occupy
will lx) rented at a meliorate suin. Mrs.
(.'halfant Is a managing woman and tlio
ts left by hor father, tlio lato Dr. David
ed the nucleus of
, havo pri
g little fortune.
Grocers' broad boxes
obbed. The thieves carry tlio bo
when thoy cannot force thorn opou.
Edward Thompson and Tyson & Richard
son, of the West Hide, aro grocors who
havo reported to tho police missing boxw>,
which contained many loavos of bread,
cake and rusks. Tho boxos were found
looking for tho
THE FAIR WILL AGAIN.
Experts Declare That Mrs. Craven's "Doc
aments" Are All Clever Forgeries.
8an Francisco, Dec. 14.—The Chronicle
■ays that Messrs Amos and Carvalho, the
New York experts who camo out here In
the Interests of tho Fair children, have
inndo a report In whloh they declare the
pencil will to bo a forgery. The deed to
half u million dollars' worth of property,
held by Mrs. Nettle R. Craven, and her
contract marriage with tho late Senator
Fair, are also placod In the same category.
When Senator Fair died ho left a vast
estate, vulued tit from $20,000,009
precautions to koep the estate Intact, and
tho jfroperty was-left in the shapo of a
trustfor the benefit of his ohlldren, Mrs.
Herman Oelrichs, of Now York, Miss
Virginia Fair and Charles L. Fair.
The children objected to the trust
clause and sought somewhere to avoid it.
Then it was that Mrs. Craven, a school
teacher, and mother of Margaret Craven,
the actress, produced a will of a Intel
date written with a pencil, in which Sen
ator Fair distributed his estate among
his children without any trusts. The hoira
were at first disposed to accept this poncil
will, but ohangod their minds when Mrs.
Craven producod deeds to valuable prop
erty which sho suid had been left to her
by Senator Fatr, and also a marriage
contract with tho late sonatur. Then it
.that tho New York exports
brought hero to examino the various doc
uments. Their bollef Is as stated—that
Mrs. Craven s documents are all forgeries,
In his will he took elaborate
Negro Shot by Ills Whito Mlstro
East Orange, N. J., Doc. 14.—Theodoro
Anderson, a colored
, 30 yoars of ago,
was shot and Instantly killed yostordny by
Mrs. Gertrudo Croiger, a whito
ho lived near hero. Tho bullot
passed through his heart). Tho
woman havo had froquout quarrels, and
those. Tho blaze fr
fire to tho
's clothes, and tho body
badly disfigured. Tho murderess
Tho President Goes n-TIiinting.
Washington, Doc. 14.— Prosldont Cleve
land left Washington last ovoning for a
shooting trip In South Carolina waters.
Ho vjras accompanied by Captain R. I).
s, Commander Lamberton ami Dr.
O'Reilly, his physician. Tho presidout is
considerably fatigued from tho labors In
volved in tho preparation of his message,
and Is In nood of recuperation, so it is
probable that ho will absent himself from
Washington at least a woek.
ugh tlio lee.
Nashua, N. II., Dec. 14.—When chil
dren of Edward Farnsworth, Rt Brook
lino, failod to return from school at tho
usuul timo search
found broken i
instituted, and tho
found in the
The bodies of tho throe
tho ages of 7, 8 and 11 years. Tho mother
is crazed with griof, and tho father has
gono Into tho woods and it is feared that
ho will commit suicide.
a boy and
University Ntmlrnt'n Suicide.
Nashville, Tenn., Dec. 14.—Yesterday
Storling W. Turner, of tho junior class of
Vanderbilt university, committed
by cutting his throat with a razor i
room. Companions who went to his
and failing to get in forced
finding Turner dead in
of tho University Young Men's Christi
effects of ovorstudy.
pool of blood.
22 years old,and was president
American Irrigation Society.
Denver, Dec. 14 —The American So
ciety of Irrigation Engineors have adopted
resolutions opposing the idea of govern
ment action in tho building of irrigation
als, but advo.-atlug a
•nmuut commission to look
urid territory and mako suggestions for
tho aid of tho states in tho work. Tlio
A Father's Confession of Murder.
Rochester, N. Y., Dec. 14.—On a fnrm
in Prosho, Steuben county, last Monday
occurred a tragedy which has just camo
to light. A farmer named Vaucizo and
his son William got into un altercation
over their housekeeper, and the father shot
the son, inflicting wounds which will end
fatally. On Friday tho son bogau to fail
rapidly, aud the futher
confessed and gave himself up to tho olll
Steamer Lino to Jap:
Los ANGELES, Cal., Doc. 14.-E. C. Pot
tor has returnod to Chicago, and with
him, in all probability, goes tho hope of
having a lino of steamers from San Diego
to Japan. Mr. Potter c
idea of raising $5OCT,u00 in stock subscrip
tions to tho company, but tho proposition
was found to bo impossible of accomplish
hero with tho
Ottawa, Ont., Doc. 14.—Hon. Sydney
Fisher, minister of agriculture will leavo
Tuesday next for Washington,
ho will likely stay for
reeks. Mr. Fisher wifi discuss the quos
of abolition of international quaran
tine with tho United States government
inter at a Christening.
Chicago, Dec. 14.—During a drunken
quarrel at a christening in tho he
Archer avenue, last
fat ally shot by John
the child. Koeuan
died at a late hour lust night. Tho
dorer is in jail.
Chairman Ilanna Home Again.
Cleveland, Doc. 14.—Chairman Hanna
returnod homo yesterday, coming direct
from Philadelphia. He declined to say
r.nythiug about tho gossip c
cabinet appointments of president-elect
NUGGETS OF NEWS.
Tho Now Yurkpulico havo begun a vlg
tho tramps and beggars
which infest the metropolis.
Fivo thousand tons of ten comprised a
singlo cargo from China to New York, the
largest that ever entered that port
Postmaster Jocqb Murer, at Garnavilie,
la., poisonnd himself after an inspector
had found his accounts $250 short.
A national congress of tho Salvation
Army, which is to occupy throe days, was
commenced yesterday In New York.
Tho Paris Gaulols alleges that tho Royal
Niger company (British) is encroaching
upon the French sphere on the Niger.
Taylor Dclk has been convicted of
der iu tho first degree at Zobulon, Ga.,
aud wifi be hanged on the same gallows
with his sou, undor sentence for tho
__of a shouldor
"Salvation Oil cured
lameness and pain in
playing bull last sense... -.....
other remedies and all failed. Chas.
Muars, 122 Water St., Cleveland, O."
Tho Blood! Tho Blood is always
quirod to bo looked after. So uao
Simms' Blood Purlflo-, tho always sure
und never failor In mild or strong diseases
of the blood. fiU0 King street.
others fail. Ills
•Bliould bo without it. PI •»•
right to tlio spot. Sold by N.
-'nd iiiul Marl
Pound the l'l
•ruing. That generally means
o tho best tiros with
bad coal. II
CoiiHiiputloii tako Kui'i's Clove:* Hoot
riOer. Cure*. Read
Too, th#great lllootl
and makes tho lu'ad oieui
N. b. Duntoftb, 2nd ned Market etroota.
NEW CASTLE NEWS
Correspondence of the Republican.
New Castle. Dec. 14.
Tho second anniversary of tho Blessed
Virgin Mury Sodality was celebrated in
St. Peter's chuich lust evening with up
ustcul program provided for the occasion
the direction of Mrs.
McPike who prodded at tho ora
forty postulants were invested with the
blue ribbon of full membership. Rev. G.
L. Brady preached an eloquent sermon
aud chose "Son, behold thy mother."
Coming Into this world for tho salvn
, He gave all Ho had. In utl
dltlon to his life be gave
which whs nearest uud dearest
his mother. He consigned Mary to ho
the spiritual mot her of all men and dur
ing tlie reversing centuri. g*oT t o o Christ
have prided themselves upon their
devotion to tho blessed mother of God.
Holy church, has upi r ved of ('o.otlon to
tho mother of God.
Superstition Is not dovotlon. Therefore
ly that honor approved of by the church
•■an be proper.
poet favors throng!) Mary.
Devotion to tho mother of God means
that wc Ji
j cannot ex
hcr dignity, tha'.
Jidonco In her intercessory powor
with her Divine Son and that we love hor
with filial lovo.
Holy Church celebrates with dignity tho
time when God placed h
maculate body—the Feast of the 1
soul In her i
tho mother of
lour aud God placed enmity he
reon her seed—Jesus Christ aud the seed
of the devil. Christ
dcomer and her Rode
serving hor from tho moinont of her con
ception free from sin.
In tho world, wo honor those who arc ill
dignitv. .Sometimes those who
side of the church cannot understand tho
honor given to tho mother of God. Wo
understand the honor given to God, but
give Mary honor, love and esteem,
and there is no four 'that devotion will
carry Catholics away to give her anything
hub tho glory anil devotion compatible
angels and saints by tho
wo recite tho apqstlu
is natural to appeal
•tide of holy faith that tiio
r belief i
hioh wo exp
ithcr and therefore we she
confidence in her intercession. Evory i
rho is devout to tho Blessed Viv
•wos to her
ever forgot tho
he devil. C
Her request was then granted and if It
in the world how much
It in Heaven after her
world when she i
blosHings from her Diviuo 8
children iu thi
Christmas presonts In ear-rings, nr
lets, clocks, silver watches, chains,
guaranteed by Bridgow
Complaint after complaint has been
ido by Now Castlo people who take a
walk along tho Wilmington road, that
bicyclists attempt to
Yesterday afternoon Charles Gricor of the
Button woods, but who is at presont living
in Wilmington whore ho is learning the
plumbing business, was riding along tho
road and rung his bell for a boy to get off
the beaten path. Tho boy felt that tho
bicyclists do not own tho road aud did r
(Tcrlngs in this
jrcedes for graces and
•Id who pray for vent ly
1 ho bicyclist brushed tho lad and when
tho rosult a
his mouth knocking out
he turned Ids head
three of his feeth. It wifi bo a warning
bicyclists that thoy lu
: people or to compel the
of the pathway. On tho other hand so
of our boys
It would bo a good
racing and stone throwing.
On Saturday evening at tho meet ing of
Division No. 3 Ancient Order of Hiber
nians the following officers were elected.
, James McHugh; Vice Pros!
right to lido
o stop out
) too freo with their hands.
to stop horse
aril Rogers; recording secretary, Ji
ary, Archie Wat
i; assistant financial secretary, Jerry
Donovan; visiting committee, John J.
Reynolds, John Keonan, Frank Lawlor
anil Josoph Farley.
standing committoo, James E. Whito,
Frauds Fagan,William S.Martln, Joseph
Turley and Peter Toner, sergeant at-:
The West Eml social club's ball on No
ight will bo a financial
Tho tickets are selling liko hot cake9.
L. Tonkiss, formerly of thi
No. 105 East Fourth street Wil
mington wifi give the highest cash prico
sk rats aud minks.
Ladies' rings iu great variety, Bridge
Mrs. James Dices probably wifi seek u
divorce from her husband.
Gents' chains, 10 years guarantee,Bridge
Mr. and Mrs. Meyers of Philadelphia
tlio guests of Mr. and Mrs. E Bull, Sr.
Miss Annlo Comfort of Wilmiugti
ited friends ou Saturday
William Gleason of Philadelphia visited
Now Castle friends yosterday.
Miss Cecelia Mahoney of Summit
Bridge, spent Sunday with her parents.
flour mills resumed operation this
Now Castle people should soo the bar
business men beforo
going elsewhere. Take for instance tho
mammoth store full of Christmas goods,
ut reduced prices, which Stoops is selling.
Presiding older Barrett preached la tho
M. K. Church yesterday morning.
John Shearer is day watchman at tho
powor house of the W. 6c N. C. electric
Andrew Michlock was assaulted last
evening by James Maguire with u brick
Dr. .Stewart dressed tho wound ou tho
gains offered lty
Lawrence Hutton pays that he and tho
lato H. C. Bunner hud a delightful time
together in Land'
Bunner and his wifo to tho old world.
Hutton had much pleasure in taking them
than Bunuer'e. Ho had developed symp
toms of a rabid onglophohlo nature, und
the present duy Engllshm
stepping upon every sensitive nerve in his
tho first visit of
Iwut the town ho loved
pleasure, ho foars,
seemed to bo
xeeded iu fretting all the skin
off his menial body, and lio
lishmun into rubbing suit into his wounds.
Ho left St. Paul's onthedral iu disgust be
cause upon tho
when he could taunt
uument to Cornwallis
rery allusion to that person's
worth, his valor aud his victories and
roferenco whatever to tho important fact
that ho hud surrendered his sword to
Washington at Yorktown!
At Westminster Runner rebollod against
tho great crowd of
in tho abbey who
•ere nobodles but princes or royal dukes,
imprcfc^cd, hmvevor, at standing
close to the mortal parte of 6o many im
mortal men, und ho was subdued uud re
in tho poets' corner.
"There aro some good and great English
u, after all, Harry," I said.
"Yes," he replied, "there
of Englishmen whom I
—tho Irish. *' 0 • •.•"! tho dead!"
Tlio slight epidemic of diiihtheria which
rcrol weeks ago lias al
se dangerous. Most of tho
The physicians wc
visited this city
most entirely disappe
opt In reporting tho cases
Board of Ilealtl
(1 that dopartmo
prevent tho dis
Health purchased w
1-toxine which tho Board of
cccBvfully In a
last week. In
• that-tho experimeut
tho board's supply r:
proved satisfactory, tho board will p
fine so they
the doctors In
?r Dost, G. A. It.
A M. E. Church at Twelfth
Rev. W II Guy
Tho funeral of James L
chargo of Hu
held In Uni.
and French streets,
officiated. Among tho fli
a largo wreath of roses, from tlio members
of tho Wilmington Bicycle Club, of which
Nothing Is bo good and quick to cure (
chapped hands and rough skin a-;
Eunniulla. It leaves tho skin 6oft and 1
FOR A COMPROMISE.
Union Republicans Agree to Meet
Warring Factionists on Even
of both Kepubiica:
At both, the subject of
tlons was discussed and
direction, tho "regular'' body sent Frank
McCaulloy as a bearer with this letter.
uniting the fuc
'e In that
Wc have this day appoint
burs of our committee to see .
not arrive ut, so
harniony4n the ranks of the Republicans
election. This cominitlcu is
•et a similar commit
committee to make
ut with a s'
Unally a resolution
the effect that the Union Repub
re williug to compromise but
that any message to their
•e would have to be lu writing
it wore then agreeable a committee wml.1
be appointed to meet with tho Higgins
committee, but that no proposition would
bo considered which involved tho dissolv
ing of tho Union Republican orguni/.a
me nts to- this end. Kd
of disapproval b
Then those resolutlo
without a dissenting vi
Whereas, The Republic;
polls in New Castle county
wlielmingly in favor of honesty, good gov
nen, and that the
the legally elected
lo county by
out and capable
•nipt to count
officers of New C
of violence, forgery
bills were found against
of tho law, aud their cases
tod to tho Ci
, of Gen
t jail (leliv
pollod to quash
because they were
)by showing that the j
State's Attorney and bis assistants either 1
* tho official document improperly by'
made a comhlna
:allod Republicans and Derno
defoat the Ra
the lust elec
tlon of s
publicans of that co
Whereas, The villnnous attempt on tho
part of the Democrats refusing to obey
the order of the court, thereby
revolution and defeating the ends for
which popular government
' Whereas, Certain so eallod Rcpubllca
membyrs of tlio Constitutional Conv
lion havo united with tho Democrats to
defeat the clearly expressed will of tho
people at tho pulls, and refusing to wait
ider a decision
ed will of
1 tho c
affecting tho legality of thoso
thereby nullifying tho oxpr
tho people, and treating that
of New Cast lo ct
publicans of Susst
sympathy and c
int, therefore bn it
That tho C
ty extend to tho Ro
t county their hearty
•sb hope that thoy
which they were duly elected,
Republicans of Kent county, who havo
boldly, earnestly ami enthusiastieally
hioh they havo
1 to the
idindofenco of their just
rights against c<
fraud and injustice,
stand fast iu tho positi
alntuin their legal rig
A copy of tho rosolutiont
the bodies at Kent
nd Sussex counties.
Mrs. Lawrcuco Mcssick, who
Madison street above Ninth, is slowly
fall down tho cellar
weeks ago. As she
• husband regards
ore serious injury as al
. Mr. Mossick is 83 ye
of ago and is quite active aud cheerful.
covering from a
is in hor 74tli year, he
her escape fre
>i. A. E. Sain
Buffalo. N. Y.— Gents:—From my poraon
N. H. Dim furl ti. 2nd end Mar
COUPONS WTLT. BE ACCEPTED BY
THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS AT THE
RATE OF FIVE
U CENT. ON ALL
ENT MEDICINES AND
BOOTS AN1) SHOES.
G. M. Dougherty.
Levy's Kumfort Shoe House.
t, ICE CREAM.
I. Hamburger & Son.
Joseph 1*. Williams.
lliiehlcr N- C
W. B. Binnix.
A. W. Brown.
L. c. F. Custelow.
W. N. Holly.
. Lelt' li
Theodore E. Moore.
h & Co.
T. F. i'e:
F. W. Gu
, G. E. Sillier, Mgr.
A. H. Be;
•IS AND FRUITS,
S. F. 151
J. E. R
e. b. i
HATTERS AND GENTS' FURNISHERS
W. B. 1'
A. P. Whitaker.
hlllpB & Co.
James A. K<lly.
Win. J. Me I
• W b
F. F. Loti;
•a O il
B. F. Mo
Fred. !'• i|
J. H. Weaver.
Joseph E. Wilhelm.
MEATS AN I
Walter s'. Da'
rd l>. M freer & Co.
M. A. Whlteraft.
'1 WINDOW SHADES
WALL PAPER. WINDOW SHADES,
Thomas II. Weiat A Pro.
j M 1
loved In six
or und HI
ody is h Krou
m y pari of
uni r mid puin in pas-tiiK
aicly. tryo .
Inyrur remedy. 8olJ by Jivn.ee Helt,
KluU YTHtniuctoni Lot.
Monday, December 14,
Original Munster Production of
Tho Threat of a Lifetime.
35, GO, 75 cc
Seventh and Shipley Streets,
V. f.. Duckstidnr, Mnnagur.
The Groal. Pi oi
. pryo no Won
•it At Komi nu (on
N. w To
. I ICO of
•MY VIRTUE OF A
• '■ -icted.
blic sale a
N a ATI HI
•' DECEMBER. ISM,
T11E 19th 1)AV
f land with
aforesaid, bounded and described at
stake In a line of lands
, namely: North
s west 14 chains
■J chains ami 89 links to
i old cut
>no 11 cha
id 35 i
1 71 links t
l 2 chains and
d J oil r
thence bv suid old 11
outh 45 in
4 chains uni
Hi 85 degrees
and 17 links
lid S5 links to
es and 13 i
links tu a
d 33 links
and 45 minutes
outli i<» degrees
ip tho public
c In a
ad south 03
> chains anil
degrees and 13 ml
54 links to a c
MoElwee, thence by tho last-named lands
of Jane N. McElv
land south 1 degrees east 8 chains
o of B. Gregg's land; t
s land north 83 degrees and
and II. Slcwa
3.» minutes l! o
er line stone in the nubile ro.
Ing the southerly end of said old Cross
line; thonce by said old line north 8 de
and 11 minutes west 24 chains and
•bains und 17 links
mil north 7 de
t 31 chuins and
•es, be the a
d 57 minute
Seized and taken In es
property of John McElw
:ulion as the
WILLIAM R. FI,INN, Sheriff
Sheri IT's Office, VYilmlng
December 1, 1896.
SALE.—BY VIRTUE OF A
will be exposed to public sale
rit of Leva
Court House, on Market str
Tenth and Eleventh
, lu the city
, New Castle county and
State of Delawur
THE 19th DAY OF DECEMBER. 1S9C,
at 2 o'clock p. ni.,
tho following described real estate, \ lz:
All those two e
No. 1. Having a Bli
nd dwelling tliereon
•orally bounded ami
oi ied brick
orthetTy side of
vosterly side of
said side of
i to the southerly
:y; thence easterly
street with the
ly 2U f
with West street :
side of a 8-fe
2. Beginning at a point at
atice of 51 feet westerly from the wes
and 3<i I
' Michael Riley'
by a line of the s;
land of Cl
erly parallel yylil
t 12 fe
it street 31 feet 4
street 12 le,
of 51 feet from the wes
street; thence southerly
ey 31 I
i Mary ltiley.
• M icli.ae
WILLIAM R. FLINN, Sheriff.
■: OF A
ill be exposed
State of Del;
o n" SATURDAY.
DAY OF DE
All that (
tided and de*
feet 8 Inch
u ly pa
sou tlon ns the
taken In e:
WILLIAM R. Fl.TNN, Sheriff.
LE.-- BY VII
UK OF A
In tho city
ate of Dt
F DECEMBER, 1596.
THE 19th J>A i
if land situ
f land of
by tho line <
lii -t linn
d side of
y a IH
E. V. Fla
:d i.l if
v sold by
FLINN, Slier iff.
\LE. BY VIRTUE OF A
c of 1 Mi
All that right, t
in of. Ii
or par. f
- nit (h
feet ta a
lit 1 with SI)
east, rlv M
! f'.'Pt Of
t. FI.INN. 8
holidays. J. 11. VVaid, G>* Muritot etrect
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