THE WILMINGTON DAILY REPUBLICAN.
WILMINGTON. DELAWARE^ WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1897.'
Mr, Halstead Must Have Misun
) derstood Ohio's Governor.
THE SUCCESSOR TO SHERMAN.
She Governor Will Take No Action Until
tlio Senator Resign* Ills Seat, as Sher
man "May Change His Mlud"—N«w
York and tha Cablust.
' New York, Jun. 30.—Governor Asa S.
Bushnell, of Ohio, is still In Now York,
i and has not deoided to appoint Mnrb
expired term of Sen
Manna to fill the
ator John Sherman, when the latter re
signs to become secretary of state. Murat
U M 1 stead
last Sunday, and the former then went to
Cleveland, whore he gave out
to the effect that Governor Bushnell said
he would appoint Mr. Hanna for the short
term, and then let him fight it out for re
the governor said yesterday:
astouishedtoread Mr. Halstead's
Interview given in Cleveland. Ho
Sunday morning, and not Sunday
he said. He said to
year hence. To a reporter
way, 'If I were you governor, I would ap
S olnt Hanna for the unexpired term, and
tien let him fight It out for re-election.' 1
answered to the effect that 1 had not de
sided and would not decide what I would
do until Senator John Hhermnu resigned.
I made the same answor to Mr. Halstead
in a frank
that I made to
lhat I had not decided and would not
til the time came to act. Now, Mr. Hal
quotes himself In his conversation with
credit for saying It. I
wish distinctly and categorically to deny
saying that I would appoint any other
gnan to suoceed Senator Sherman.
"In the first place the senator may
ghange his mind about going in the cab
inet, and nevor resign. He has three
until he does resign I do not propose to
ftiitictpat* things. I s' ..il not he foolish
a bridge before
notice, too, that some
Mr. Halstead's interview that I will not
extra session to elect Mr. Sher
Plan's successor rather than appoint,
|ng to the large expense it would he to the
ptate. The oxponse would be compara
tively nothing. One thing is
foot make up my mind to appoint Mr.
fShenuan's successor until he resigns. He
vmy change his mind before March 4."
str.augo mental process,
, and givos
to chango his mind, and
ugh to o"
•e, I will
MEW YORK AND THE CABINET.
Hr. Lautsrbaoh Think* tlio $t*te Will Get
ie Navy Portfolio.
Canton, O., Jan. 20. — Mr. Edward
president-elect. Ho said the conference
was very pleasant, cordial and satisfactory.
Be said he
ganlzatton In New York. He said the
tire situation in New York had been
In the conversation, and that
yesterday aftor his
hoar and a half with the
here representing the
many names had been mentioned in its
nr„ Was asked as to the place New York
trould probably be assigned In the final
makeup of the cabinet. He replied that
In his opinion New York, being a seaport,
However, he did not wish It understood
that ho was speaking definitely, as noth
to* conclusive had been reached. As to
Hr. Platt's possibility for the cabinet, Mr.
Han ter bach said Mr. Platt was satisfied
grith his prospects of representing the Em
pire state iu the senate. He said the names
i»f Benjamin F. Tracy, who was secretary of
the navy durlug President Harrison's ud
palnlstratlon, J. Sloat Fusset, ex-Governor
Stewart L. Woodford, Sylvaults Pay
pud many others, together with General
IRorace Porter, wore mentioned. Ex-Gov
•rnor Mortou, lie said, was hardly consid
ered as a cabinet possibility, but may be
^he representative to London.
y would be
General llarrlsou at Washington.
1 Washington, Jan. 20 —Ex-President
tiarrison arrived in the city yesterday
idtsruoon rather unexpectedly, direct from
liishome nt Indianapolis. He is staying
•t the Arlington hotel, where he met Hon.
W. H. H. Miller, attorney general in his
binet. The ex-president aud his former
lew partner uro here for the purpose of
making arguments in the supreme court
Iu an Indiana case in which both are in
terested. General Harrison's attention
«rns called to the published statements
that his name had been mentioned In
Section with the ambassadorship to the
•ourt of St. James, and he very promptly
■aid that he had not been offered tho po
Fassett A nailing the Verdict.
' New York, Jhu. 20—The Press says:
2- Slot; Fttssett
, hotel last night Awaiting news from Ed
. ^prard Lau ter bach, who presented his name
F* Vor postmaster general, or secretary of the
Major McKinley yesterday. lie
and admitted that he
at the Filth Avenue
jams in good hu
fvould be glad
pould get there. Mr. Luuterbach is
acted here today, und Fassott is living
be In the cabinet, if 4io
The North Carolina Neuatorshlp.
1 Raleigh, N C., Jan. 20.—The first day's
ballot yesterday for United States senator
insulted In no election and a joiut ballot
11 be taken accordingly today. Iu the
use Pritchard (Rep.), received 62 votes:
mghton (Dem ), 27; Thompson (Pop ),
P4. In the senate Pritchard received 24
,Votes: Thompson, 18; Dough ton, 7. Sixteen
populists voted for Pritchard, ten in the
pousoand six iu the senate. Senator But
v Sir's friends seem to hope that they may
' pe able In joiut session to scatter the Ro
bllcans, but it is the prevailing opin
i that Pritchard will be elected.
1 Many Hou*es Wrecked by Explosion.
Mobile. Ala., Jan. 20 — Fire last
Ing destroyed th planing mill of the
Dixie Lumber company's extensive estab
+ lishment at Magazine Point, six miles
north of the city The flames commiinl
pated to a powder magazine containing
$00 kegs of powder and six cases of dyna
mite, which explodod with a terrific i
port, wreckingovery house within a radi
f a quarter of a mile. No one was killed,
hurt by flyiug debris
Deadly Earthquake on a
London, Jan. 20.—A Times dispatch
the island of Kishm, tn
Jnn. 11, attended by
from Teheran, Persia, says that
Buuke occurred <
the Persian gulf
Enormous loss of life. Kishm is
•ntriinoj to the Persian gulf, and is the
largest Island in that body of water, be
ing surrounded by many smaller islands.
Its length Is seventy miles, and Its
pgo breath twelve miles. The popula
tlon is estimated at 5,000, chiefly Arabs.
* • <
Many so-called remedies
pressed on the public attention
account of their claimed
large sales. But sales cannot
deterraiue values. Sales simply
argue good salesmen, shrewd
puffery, qr enormous advertis
ing. It's cures that count. It
is cures that are counted on by
Ayer's Sarsaparilla. Its sales
might he boasted. It has the
world for its market. But
sales prove nothiug. We point
only to the record of Ayer's
Sarsaparilla, as proof of its
MANY PENSIONS GRANTED.
Gsnwml's Wiaews Oat Liberal flams and
Man Who Fought a Fittanea.
Washington. Jnn. 20.-The old soldiers
had a flold dity la the house yesterday.
Under a special order adopted
the whole dfty
eratlon of private pension bills. Of the
900on the culendur fifty-two
of during the five hours' session. Among
those favorably acted upon were bills to
grant pensions to Major General Julius H.
Btahel nt the rate of $100 per month; the
widow of Major General Erastus B. Tylei
at $75; Hannah E. Rodgers, the daughter
of a revolutionary soldier, at $12, and the
widow of the late Generul Matthew M.
Trumbell, of Iowa, at $100 a month. Most
of the pensions granted
devoted to the consid
at the $12
The session of the senate yesterday wai
without iucldeut. Senator Turple spoke
against the Nicaragua canal bill and the
reading of the legislative appropriation
bill was completed, with the exception ol
sections making provision for the congres
sional library, which
porarlly in the ubsence of senators Inter
ested In the subject.
passed over tern
Dr. Conaty a Installation.
Washington, Jan. 20. — Very Rev.
rector of the Catholio Unlver
Thomas J. Conaty, D. D.,
eity of America. It
In the history of the Institution, and drew
together a distinguished assemblage of
churchmen and educators. At 4 o'clock
Cardinal Gibbons,in a scarlet robo,hoaded
the procession across tho university
grounds to McMahon Hall. He
companied by Mgr. MontelU. McMahon
a notable event
handsomely decorated for ths
event, the papal oolors and the Stars and
Stripes being entwined above the plat
form where the ceremony occurred. Car
dinal Gibbons delivered the opening ud
d|ess, and Dr. Conaty's address closed tha
Steamer Sunk by Collision.
New York, Jan. 20 —Tho British steam
ship British Quoeu, Captain Smith, which
arrived yesterday from Antwerp, while
coming through Gedney channel at 2:14
in collision with the outward
bound Atlas lino steamer Alvena. The
British Queen struck the Alvena amid
ships on tho port side, teurlng a large hole
in her. The Alvena
pilot boat Walter Adams went to the
Alvena's aid and took off tho passengers
, bringing them to New York.
the edge of the l»n
full of water, aud her cargo is washing
of her. •
into u shoal
filled with water. The steam
The Alvena is
Investigating a Convict's Death,
Norristown, Pa., Jan. 20.-A apodal
meeting of the trustees of tho hospital foi
tho Insane is being held at tho hospital,
tho object being to furthor probo the mys
•rounding tho ffeuth of tho couvicl
patient, William McCue, who died fr
thooffeotsof shocking brutality. Suspi
cion points to one of the hospital employes,
audit is mot Improbable that his arrest
will be ordered, although nothing
has yet been do
Greenwich, Conn., Jail. 20.—Antonio •
Angelo, employed by Joseph Christaino,
a contractor, placed frozen dynamite
the stove iu the kitchen ol
fCIIUd by "Th
his dwelling to thaw out, and later his 10
year-old boy, who was playiug with one,
placed it on the stove, when it immedi
ately exploded, wrecking tho house, kill
ing the boy and probably fatally injuring
Angelo and his wife and Gulmpp* Nlnoli,
who were in the house.
Ktramer Bariswortlt Still Aground.
Tuckkrton, N. J., Jan. 20.-Thesteamer
Badsworth, which went ashore
day with tho assistance of tugs and light
ers, and will probably got off at high
water this afternoon, unless storms
winds should interfere with wreckers. She
lies In an easy position and shows
donoe of damage.
Epidemic of Measles at
Mr. Carmel, Pa., Jan. 20.—T
sles have been reported
to the Mt. Carmel health authorities, and
it Is feared that the schools may have to
be closed in order to stamp out the epi
demic, which sho
Death from Hydrophobia.
Shamokin, Pa., Jan. 20 —Mary, the 15
-old daughter of William Phillips, of
ship, died from hydrophobia
a result of a bite from a house
dog about three weeks ago.
but with increasing cloudiness; not
cold; easterly winds.
Now York, eastern Penn
Jersey and Delaware: Fair,
STOCK AND PRODUCE MARKETS.
Closing Quota!Ions of th* Ne
new In st
• ftTan. 19.—The volume of bus!*
Iks today was about one-third lighter
d tho usually
Baltimore & Ohio 18
Lehigh Valley . . 80
Chesa. & Ohio
• • m
sylvunia ... 62'«
Del. & Hudson.. .112
Luke Eric & W .
18 St. Paul
41 W. N. Y.APa,... 2^
s t j paid.
, Jan. IP.—Flour weak; vvin
ra, *[email protected];
*, [email protected]; do. do.,
Bent' steady; beef
ady; family, $10.50®
, $4.25. Butter
to.; do. factory,
28(a)28o. Cheese quiet; Now
♦ar superfine, $2.80 <53.10; do.
Pennsylvania roller, c
$4.2,78)4.40. Wheat dull: Jan
itcady; January, 28' /a>M
ry,28}fi((Ji2i9ic. Hay firm
$14.6O;c01o for lurgc bal
hanik, $18® 18.50. P<
11. Lard quiet; we
Klgius, 20c.; imitation
iv York dairy, 10.915V^c.
13(«IBc.; extra state prints,
York largo, 7^£<ftll!
skims,4(48'4c.; full skims, 24<6)3o. Higgs stoudy;
York und Pennsylvania, 16j$18 L u u.;
Live Stock Markets.
Nkw York, Jun. 19.—Cables quote Am eric
oorH at 10V6911
nals, $5(46.30; barnyard calves, $3(<$
i. $3. Sheep and lambs quiet;
beep. I8.7S94.2S; iambi, $4.75®
dressed weight; ukoop
rbeofat- 8ft9'ic. Colv
5.50. Hogs steady
East Libbkty, Pu., Jan. 10.—Cuttle slow aud
,$4.70(44.1)0; fenders, $3.80®4; bulls,
stags aud cows, $2 43.60. Hogs Hteaoy; prime
light aud best medium, $3.85(4)8.70; oo
fair, $8.00(38.85; heavy, $8.40(0355; roughs, $2.25
ady ; prime, [email protected]; fair, $8.20
0$y. 10. 8hee
voal calves, $0.60(3)7.
Tlio Water Commission vosterday after
noon granted Georgo W. Bush anil Sons
Company permission ti
their property. A proposal for printing
the annual report of tho depart mont was
.1 from tho Mercantile Printing
Company who agreed to furnish 500 copies
printed on hand inado book paper, with
paradox cover, for$1.40 a page. Tho
awarded to them,
berlund Manufacturing Com
pany of Boston, Mass., se
tion offering to furnish a blow
(liter instead of the compressor
use. Tho matter will be acted
John Kelley asked for a discontinuance
s on his unoccupied property
Shallcross avenue, and also to bo relit
his bath tub, which ho Bays Is
. Tlio rule of the department
stbe made in Decern
enforced and Kelley will have to
lie remainder of tho year. Tho
in bank wi
260 27 which is $5'.H)
ponding ported of lirt yo
reported to bo #31,
thau tho corral
Oysters by tho plate or quart at Frank
(iurd.nor'B oyster de|>ot, corner of Seventh
and Shipley f treets.
FORM mils HER
1 Detectives Searching for an Heir
ess to a Vast Estate.
DESERTED HER HOME FOR HER L0VI
The Daughter of Ashbrook, tho Million
sep King" of Australia, Wedded
the Man of Her Choice and Was Dis
owned, but tlio Father Relented.
Chicago, Jen. 20.— Alfred Ashbrook, a
millionaire sheep owner of Melbourne,
Australia, died in 1895 and left his es
tranged daughter Edith one-third of his
vast estate. The holrosa Is supposed to b«
In Chicago or its vicinity and detectivei
trying to find her. The estate of the
sheep king, as Ashbrook was known, ii
estimated to be worth at least $2,500,000.
Two daughters beside the missing Edltb
The story of Miss Edith's leaving horns
and her estrangement from her family ie
romantic. In spite of parental objection
married the man she loved and
celved a father's curses and promise ol
disinheritance. But the latter promise
develops, never fulfilled.
In 1880 Edith Ashbrook, then 18 years
old, met and loved Edward Townsend,
American civil engineer, nt a ball in Mel
bourne. After a few months' courtship
Townsond proposed and was accepted by
tho girl, but tho parents would not
tlon the union. The girl, howevor,
ried Townsond. The following year
Townsend anil his bride left Melbourne,
going to San Francisco, where for a while
he was om ployed
papers. In 188(5 the couple went to Pori
Townsond, Wash., and luter to Seattle.
Later they drifted to Victoria, B. C.,
where Townsend is wild to hsvo died of
pneumonia. Mrs. Townsend has moved
from one placo to another, supporting her
self and her one child as best she could.
Two years ago, advices from Melbourne
state, sho was employed as a clerk 1
of tho »>lg department scores In Chicago.
of tho morning
tho last heard of her.
Mason for 8«nator.
Springfield, Ills., Jan. 20.—Ex-Con
gressmnn William E. Mason
nated for United States senator at tho Re
publican joiut caucus last night after
of the most bitterly fought battles in the
history of the Republican party in Illi
nois. Although he had been canvassing
the state as a senatorial candidate for two
years, Mr. Mason's selection was regarded
Impossibility up to within two hours
of his nomination, the choice being the re
sult of tho sudden withdrawal from tho
of Congressman Willi;
who had hold tho almost solid votoof Chi
cago and Cook county,
s a distinct defeat for the com
blnation of politicians km
s the "
chine," and a victory for McKinley's
forces In tho state.
Lincoln, Nob., Jan. 20.—.Senator Ran
som, of Dot
teriinj a joiut resolution roo'iilng spoof
• Mid letters of Seuator Thurs
silver question (luring the
1803. At thnt time Seuator Thurston
quite an ardent advocate of free coinage
of "tho American product" at
stated ratio. After quoting about 2,0(X)
words of the senator's utterances the
joint resolutions call on him to now "sup
port and voto for any and nil measures
that will bring about an abandonment of
existing gold monopolism and that will
isult in a rctur
Exploding Holler Killed Sevet
Fan Francisco, Jan. 90.—One of the
boilers of the Freuch steamer SngMflien
exploded whilo the vessel
Dec. 2, bound fn
s off the Chi
pore for Hong Kong. Eleven of the stok
of the engineers
by tho escaping steam.
> badly injured that
he died a few hours afterward, and four
othor firemen died the
result of their burns. The vessel
crowded with passengers, and for a time
Tho chief stoker
s the wildest scene of confusion
Train Robbery AlatlsUes*
Washington, Jan. 20.— Some interest
ing facts concerning train wrecking_
presented to the judiciary committee of
tho house yesterdny by Representative
Hubbard, of Missouri, who has intro
duced a bill to provide tho death penalty
for tho crime. Mr. Hubbard showed that
tho number of train "holdups" iu six
yours had boon 183, In which 73 persons
killed and 58 wounded by shots. Tho
record for 1806 was 23 holdups, In which 33
passengers anil trainmen were killed and
7 injured. Four robbers wore killed aud
2 injured. _
Tho Election of 8om
Harrisburg, Jan. 20. — Senator h ie;
s yesterday aftei
a United States senator in placo of J. Don
ald Cameron. But
east against him, that of Daniel F.
, of Chester. Mr. Penrose did not
taken today at a
vote. The final
joint, convention of tho house and,senate.
One of the features of the election
of resolutions of thanks adopted by the
so of a serlos
,-ontiou held in Pittsburg
More Trouble for Uruguay.
Montevideo, Uruguay, Jan. 20.—The
situation bore Is critical. The lending pa
pers openly demand that tho government
shall resign or shall radically reform its
policy and annul tho recent, fraudulent
elections. The government defies public
opinion and persists in making obnox
ious appointments. It is feared that tho
deadlock will result in financial disaster
or revolution. Business is painfully de
pressed, and there is a wholesale emigra
tion to Argentina.
Albany, Jan. 20.—The Lexow resolu
tion culling for an investigation of trusts
s passed by the
ate today. An umendmeut
providing that tho investigation shall pro
ceed with a view of suggesting legislation
the quostion anil
ni .1111 -1
incorporated in the bill fixing March 1
tho date when the committee shall report
the result of its deliberations to tho legis
Charge of M<
Shamokin, Pa., Jun. 20.— The cor
jury found that Stephen Gore and Frank
responsible for the death of Tho
ophllus Gurst, of Mt. Carmol, who
beaten by beer bottles In tho hands of the
defendants. Martiu Gorbia, William Gur
kin and William Ryefskl
. All the prisoners
were committed to jail.
dry, 602 West Front St.
IllOCIIIll^. I'll tf. Suudii Ml
M. F. Davla, Jeweier. u K. 3ml B
Ho to Dr. Simms' drug store. 600 King
. You don't have to
when you havo a
street, for eye
suffer with sore ey
bottle of his oye cure. W
and It has proved a sure
All tired feelings me quickly relieved by
I)r. Simla's Vegetable Liver Pills. Tho
Standard Llvor Pills of tho world, 60J
Lots of home references in favor of Dr
Simms' White Pulmonic Balsam as the
throat and diseases of
lungs. It always oures uud prove
sumption, for coughs, etc., 606 King
You will find underw
mouth ..fc Wyatt & Co.'s, 603 Market St.
For first-class dyeing ami scouring go
to tho Delaware Dye W r orks, 210 Ktiffc
MRS. MOORE'S LEGAL FIGHT.
She Gave M00,OOO to the Son Who Waste
Her Declared Insane.
Philadelphia, Jan. 20.— Mrs. Bloom
Hold H. Moore filed in the orphans' court
yesterday her answer to the petition of her
son, Clarice B Moore, for her removal
as executrix under the will of Bloomfield
H. Moore, deceased. Mrs. Moore Is at
present In Europe, and the answer, which
was prepared hsfe and sent to her in Lon
don, where It was sworn to before Patrick
A. Collini, consul general of the United
| States, was presented to the court bv her
| attorney, Joseph P. McCullen. This fs the
I second chapter of the litigation.
Mrs. Moore, acting under the will,
sought to remove Clarence B. Moore as
co-exocutor and to appoint Edwin Jessup,
"who was named in the will, In his stead.
This was combated by the son, who Is
seeking to prove that Mrs. Mooro is
Insane. These proceedings are pending.
Ia the meantime Clarence 13. Moore
brought the proceedings to have his
mother removed, alleging that she is In
9, and it Is the answer to this suit that
The answer is sweeping and scathing,
and among other things points out that
her son, who declares her Insane, did not
question her suully when she permitted
him to act as her uttorney in fact. She
declares also that, though entitled to the
Income of the estate, sho gave from 1878
to 1805 out of the revenues $1,511,000 to her
three children, aud over $205,(300 to her
grandchildren, and that to her sou, who
charges her with insanity, she gave up
wards of $500,000. Further than this, she
demands a trial by jury to pass upon the
points raised as to her montul condition.'
N«w Jersey Officials Re-elected.
Trenton, Jan. 20.—The senate yestor*
day passed two bills. One of these pro
vides that in case of murder trials tho
prome.cuurt judges may sit without the
law judge of tho
passed regulates tho time which notices
to bo published In newspapers of pri
vate legislation. The house passed a reso
lution requesting the Now Jersey
nty. The second bill
for the passing, of the
bill Increasing tho pay of letter carriers.
At a joint session State Controller Han
cock und State Treasurer Swal
elected for torms of three years. Later
governor In fav
of Senator Stokes for
Tho governor did nob
nit himself, but the senators were
impressed with the Idea that Mr. Stokes
will not be appointed Bank Commis
sioner Georgo Wurts is thought to be the
I outbreak at Cavite, Philippine islands,
Doc. 5, was the occasion of more actual
fighting at the
J b'»cn pnrllcipatju
I tion» Of tho Spanish troops. On that dale
147 prisoners In tho house jail suddoulyrnso
in open revolt, killed the guards and ef
fected their escape,
divided themselves Into two gr
whole of Cavite seemed to have a hand at
the destruction of tho unfortunates
Fan Francisco, Jan. 20 —A
StfQilpold than hag
The runaways (hen
their jecapto VS,
fc ir> to
Dee. 37 was eighty luffed and
• twenty captured.
vkn, Jan. 20.—The city of Now
terday was put to «
botween $10 and $15 by playful students
of Yale. Unit
bersof the fresh
an class (luring the night threw to tho
tho flagstaff on the green a
bearing the in
mammoth blue ban
A." Tho police
detect the perpetrators. The college fac
after tho students, and If thoy
caught summary punishment may bo
The Idaho Sot
Botes, Idaho, Jan. 20.—The Populists
yesterday voted for Frank Walton
ballots for United States senator. He also
received throe Democratic votes.
Biilt of each of tho three ballots was: Wal
ton, 28; Dubois, 35. The Democr.
for Lewis (Pop.)
tho other. There is also a
deadlock in tho Utah legislature.
re Elect Ion Muddle Again.
DOVER, Jnn. 20.—The judges of the su
perior court yesterday decided to call a
iet in this
special session of that body ti
town on Friday morning
cation for mandamus in tho West Do
s. This is the
se In which
tho Democratic board of c
out the votes of several districts because
of alleged bribery aud c
Man and Woman Arres
Wadena, Mjji., Jan.
uud MrsuSinkkaraimm, of N
Mills, have just bee
Irwin,charged with tho
Pikkaraiuen, husband of the w<
Lindruss admits having pushed Pickka
ruiiion off a moving train, and claims ho
was hired to do so by the murdered
. 20.—A. A. Lind
sted by Sheriff
rder of I)an
Mexicans Abolish Hull Fielitlns.
Chihuahua, Mex., Jun. 20—No
bull lights, prize fights or cock fights will
be allowed to take plr.ee In this state, tho
legislature having issued a decree prohib
iting such sport and providing a rov
penalty for the violation of tho law.
Op* id Wrong D
Philadelphia, Jan. 20.—As the result
of cnonlng the wrong door Walter P. C.
Kramer, 66 years of age. of Allentown, a
patient at the University hospitul,plunged
dumb waiter shaft at tho hospt
s instantly killed.
id Plunged to Iienth
r Harrh Dying.
. 20.—Mrs. II
Paris, Tex., J
G Harris, Is
tho day out, and tho s
caused by his rapid ji
W ■ 1 1
NUGGETS OF NEWS.
Chieago's city council has adopted a
resolution looking to a "greater Chicago."
Tho comptroller of tho currency has
given authority for tho organization of the
First National hank of Summit, N. J.
Vice President-elect Hobart has leased
for four years thohuudsomo residence of
H. L. Barber, the asphalt king, in Wash
Thogruml jury at Jacksonville has failed
to find a true hill against Gcuerul Emilio
z for aiding .in filibustering expedi
tions to Cuba.
Secretary Lament has sent to the
tion of $75,000 for the construction of a
sea wall at Sandy Hook.
A bill introduced in
lature abolishes the theater hut. Dos
Moines, la , city council has passed
ttuti-theut/.v hut ordinance.
In South and North Dakota, relating
stales, have boon published in pamphlet
by tho Chicago, Milwaukee &St.
romely Interesting, aud the
Is finely illustrated,
to any address
postngo stamp. Applv to John R. Pott,
District Passenger Agent, 486 William
street, Willliamsport, Pa.
personal experience in those
Paul Railway, and
receipt of two oenfc
b(-Bt Coutrh Cure.
Jough with Slilioli's Cure. Tlio
-■ft cts. Sold Uy N. II. Duufortli. Hud and Mar
Dr Simms' Worm Killer is surely (he
finest and best worm modicino now offered.
.Saul a gentlemen to us: "Now my little
daughtor was attended by two physicians,
without success. I was recommended to
your worm killer. I used it and my child
is now restored to health and gained her
usual weight again. There is no mistake
iu this being the best medicine of the
country. Depot 006 King.
The best placo in the city to go* 1 * g Wt
enjoyable me*l at) a 1 h Urt oi th ft .
Gardner's, Seventh and Shipley
NEW CASTLE NEWS
Correspondence of the Republican.
New Castle, Jan. 20.
The Epworth Chorus of Wilmington,
augmented by the choir of the M. E.
Church, will give a pleasing concert to
night. The following is tLe program:
Organ voluntary, Alrsfrom "Tannhauser"
Huivey Brobst, First Church, Wilmington
Chorus, (a) "Praise the Lord, O Jerusu
. .. Clure. (b) "Wuke the Song,"
Epworth Chorus, Georgo E. King, direc
tor, (Epworth M. E. Church).
Grace Church Quartette Choir.
Declamation.Miss Malinin Wells
Glco songs, (a) "Wo Hock Away," Dauks
(b) "Dashing on Before the Gale" Mooro
Misses Carter ancl Miss M
Soprano—"A Message from the King,"
Mendelssohn—Master Harry Carter, St.
John's Church, Wilmington.
A nthem—- "Laudato Doiniuum".. Gardner
, J. M. Davidson, Director
(First Church, Wilmington.)
Miss May Morrow, First Unitarian Quur
;o Church Quartette Choir.
Chorus—"The Mountain Laird".. Emerson
Kp worth Chorus.
Fiualo—"Gloria'' (twelfta moss)....Mozart
Invocation.Rev. V. S. Collins
A letter was received yesterday from a
knitting factory in Now Jersey to the ef
fect that tlio proprietor is favorably inclin
ed towards New Castle as ho must move
from his nresent location in April for
want of 1 olp. John T. .Stoops answered
the letter to the effect that New Castle
furnish him with all the girls required
to operate tho mill.
From 75 to HH bauds will be employed
daily in the $10,000 plant. It will cost
$1,590 to remove the plant. Electric pow
will bo used. Tho telephone yesterday
afternoon brought the following
New Castle; "Stop tho
pair of blackened eves who Is driving to
• City. Ho ran off with
af erward Thou
o City drove i
ited by Officer Morgan,
wo youug men drove in
vn and accused Lynch of taking the
Lynch of Do!
The la 1 ter persi
then m i le the follow
t to Wil
ent ; Yesterday I w
nglou and traded my six ye
for Hus pacer I have with
• roughly ii
To-day 1 met them on the causeway a ul
$1 boot with their buggy
Gooff - ffny
street saloon. It is all i
of (ho trade they pro kicking.
At a meeting of (lie Colum
Club last evening Samuel T.
signed 'ho pasitio
1.K* oJecCuO Ibis
.\d I\iy. Baton
and furniture to parts uni
ds had h.:
day night. The
for rent by Constable WindLli
•imlcr, of W ilmington.a mi!
Fs, had to quit work
count of a sore eye.
Harold Suddell, the Single Taj
dug seen fit to air himself i
ho lust mt
.cling of tho
give the following letter from Glasgow
City Chambers, Glasgow, January 8th,
The Lord Provost of
aiu officials of the Cor
■ ii. .■
ircial Club i
poi atiou lli: vc l
reiving a con
which hits evidently obtained wide circula
tion and considerable
II parts of A
•edeneo in tho
he effect that as fr»»m
mmeucument of tho present year
ihn citizens of Glasgow
;s in cousequenc
ubl be fn
tho profits derivabl • fn
la other. wqpds, tho civic, ail
various det-artments of publi
ftiv t t a.r.ways, ga ,
jij bgnbiug and othor undertakings which
ire uniler tho charge of tho C
rou that this
he Lord J'
foundation In fact, and
s'a turnout has n
that while tho
isful, there is no probability of this
:lty being exempt from taxation.
Will you therefore pardon my asking
to do His Lordship tlio favor of giving
hm been give
cuts to which I h;
r has remweil from
ill street. Company H N
ed by Ad jut
u* yesterday, for Uieir
in the First
ill. Rev. Will. T. Lamb*
jrly pastor of the eh
the opening sermon.
d his four deputies re
l Dover last evening,
ritli the ballot boxe
il private families by G.ird
To the l'olnt.
heard a shout that sounded ni
if It (lame from the very heart of tlio
tlon," said n Indy
few days ago. "It j
of General Grant's I
"Did you heurof
3meinher any of It?"
beginning to end.
, Springfield, Mass.
4ranfc and J
their way to Do.
it tho laying of the cu
postollice building, I think, and
stopped nt> tlio Mussusoit house fora 1
;«s a crowd of people hoping
got a glimpse of the great
spnnso to repeated calls lie e
the little balcony and said:
glad to see you, my friends, but
the railroad e<
I shall havo to bid y
puny and not n
good titteireqon. ' , ,
"Then the shout
lip as if from o
to the simple presence
ho had dono something to
throat in res pi
anil of the highest position in their gift."
demonstration would havo heel
love of tho people
impossible for n
way by his owi:
who had not
s.—Youth's Com pan
An Agile Marshal.
The whimsical Suvaroff,
press Catherine's favorites,
marshal's baton, ordered
in the center of tlio church,
officer his senior. Ho appoared iu tho
thing less than their equivalent, and pro
ceeded to vault
of tho F.m
"Te Deum" and
in her of chairs to be plnccd
Jils pyjamas, or Rome
t those files of chairs, t
taking ouoh iu its due succession. It wu9
not until tire conclusion of this porform
oe that ho donned the
desired the horror stricken clergy to pro
ceed with the office.
The word "whir" Is regarded by
philologists ns a natural symbol of the Idea
of revolution. The German has "wlrreu,"
to twist; the French, ••virer," with the
meuning; tho English, "
"wear," the latter Used with reference to
the turning of a ship. The root of the
word is found In whirl, whorl, world,
warp, worm, writhe, wrench, wrest, wrig
gle und many others.
Tho present king of Greece Is George I,
who ascended tho throne iu 1868. Otlio
t, prince of Bavaria, was elected king hy
ihe Greek assembly May 7, 1832. F
his accession to the prose
but twu kings.
Unmet I'nira'it I stnte
Register of Wills Crossnn this
grmuoil tostamontary lot
o-iiatn of Daniel Farra, late of this city,
to John C. aud Sarah A. Farra.
BATTLE WITH POACHERS.
Five Men Were Shot, and It la Feared
That Three Will Die.
Crown Point, Ind., Jan. 20—In a
pitched battle between Tolleston clnb
gamekeepers and poachers
of the Tolleston clnb of Chicago,
here yesterday, five
three of them fatally. The woundred
Frank Ooetwick, shot through bbe lungs,
will die; Theodore Pratt, shot 3n body,
will die; John Blaukbarn, shot in temple,
will probably die; Charles Pratt, shot in
body; Alvin Bothwell, shot imbody.
the club groulW'thad given
its caretakers much trouble of late, and
seven gumekeopers, well armed with shot
guns and pistols,
day when fourteen young
of the families of neighboring farmers, in
vadod the duck swamp and prepared for a
day's sport. The watchmen bore down
the boys In a body, aud hailing them
from a considerable distance ordered them
off the club's grounds Instead of
plying the poachers made a rush for the
gamekeepers. The latter opened fire at
three rods range, and four of the youug
full to the marsh ice rkldlod with
shot, two of the
Their enmrudea returned the 11 ro, and
with a shot in his skull.
Sheriff Farley arrested Barnoy Whit
tall, the Blackburn brothers and Alfred
Taylor and lodged thorn In jail. Several
of the watchmen, fell
•rested today Tho shooting
as done at such a short distance that
•ory shot wont through the bodies of
;h of the
nded. In tho body of Theo
dore Pratt ov
bullet which struck Costwick
through the body.
Conferrees Agree on the Iiniulgruilon Rill.
Washington, Jan. 20.—The conferrees of
tho immigration bill
agreement yesterday aud the
bill as agreed upon will probably be
ported this afternoon. Many oJLfche pro
visions of both the senate and the house
the two houses
retained, but those
fled so as to make it a very different hill
from thnt which passed each house. The
Lodge educational qualification
copied, but Its application was limited to
l>etwoen the ages of 16 and 50 years.
The Corliss amendment adopted by the
house and rejected by the senate was re
stored, but In a very much modified form.
The amendment made It unlawful to
ploy any alien In the United States. As
changed the prohibition Is less stringent
and is inado to apply only to the employ
mont of aliens who hubltually c
go—"birds of passage."
Pittsburg, Jan. SO.—Tho
of tho A merle
•liciblo steel business of
Firth & S
v of Pi
s, limited, of Siiof
rith the Sterling Steel
nffor tha tb>
will be tho namo of the
g 8t)el c
was effected yesterday. The capital stock
Is being increased from$1100,000 to $800,000,
and the works at Dommler will be
steel that may bo required. Tho steel de
partment at Pittsburg will bo under the
direct management of Louis J. Firth,
managing director of tho Sheffield com
pany. Tho projectile dopar
entirely under thechargoof C. Y.Wheoler,
the fouuder and president of the Storllng
lit any quantity of
.nt Will Ii
A New UilUnrd Championship.
New York, Jan. 20.—The establish
of a now billiard championship, that
of champion of tho United States and
Canada at the fourteen inch balk lino
game, is contemplated in a proposition by
George E. Slosson. Fora tournament to
be held iu New York during next month
Mr. Slosson offers $1,000 In four prizes,
$400, $'500, $200 and $100, tho winner of tho
first prize to bo known as the champion of
the United States and Canada. A suitable
BUiblom will bo provided and no entrance
•.ted. Players who have
not eligible !
the world s championship
to this tournament.
Fayerweather Will Case Kudod.
Albany, Jun. 30.—Them
yesterday decided the Fay
reiving the distribution of $3,
ing twenty educational insti
tutions all over the country. The c
in the case, which was entitled
"Amherst collego ami others, respondents,
hi tors of the will, appel
lants," is: "Judgment affirmed with costs
to all parties uppearing by separate at
torneys, payable out of the estate."
Died After Rcveu Days of Sleep.
Philadelphia, Juu. SO.— After a period
of unconsciousness lasting seven (lays al
most to tho hour Ida Melcho died at her
hoinii on Hurtvillo street yesterday. Al
though it was known that she
dangerous condition, her death was not
i ported s
ishmont throe (1
o live ft r months,
:os she was a bio
oven if sho could not be recalled
Dover, Dol., Jan. 20.— J. Edward Ail
s in the
I difris was waited upi
j Hotel Richardson yesterday by
who informed him there
ssussinato him. Aildicks
was a visitor to the state houso Monday
night during the progress of tho Di
erutic caucus, and was warned to leave by
was a pl<
eal's Mayor Forbitls a Prise Fight.
Montreal, .Tan. 20. — Mayor Wils
Smith, at tho instigation of the Citizen's
League, has Issued an order forbidding the j
ten round sparring match between Slavin i
1 Hall, whi-di i
Efforts will bo
undo to have hii
rensider his decision.
York of I'rofesBioiialn.
t New York, Jan. 20.—Tho police say
j Mint the theft of a bag containing $3,600
I from the sidewalk in front of the Pacific
| perhaps three, professionals. They havo
d it is unlikely
Monday was the work of
o clew to tho thieves,
that the i».
ey will bo recovered.
Seventeenth Victim of the Dalian Fire.
Dallas,T ex., Jan. 20.—The seventeenth
victim of the Buckner Orphan home died
Monday. Ho was Danny Grace, 6 years
old. His last, words were: "Is Father
Buckner burning?" Charles Friend. Rich
ard Bunmll and Charles Braun
pec ted to die
London, Jan. 20.—A Constantinople dis
patch to The Daily Mail says that the sul
flrmly resists European control of
Turkey's finances or administration. This
dispatch also says that Russia is secretly
of u port on the
t treating to obtain the
Itching, scaly, bleeding palms, shapelem nails,
finger ends, pimples, blackheads,
, und hilling bnir, Itch
ing, scaly scalps, ail yield quickly to w
BoiP, nnd gentle i
•ily, mothy skin, dry,
with Cuticu ha (ointment;, tho gre
ITCHING HUMORS 1 '
MITCHELL & BASH J MITCHELL & BASH
Wilmington, Del., Jan. 20th, 1897.
Our immense stock in Chester. Going to
quit business there. To close out the stock QUICK we
have moved a part of it to our Wilmington store, 219
We commence selling here
Friday, January 22,
9 O'CLOCK A. M.
This lot consists of Drilling, Linens, Cambric, Selicia
Hair Cloth, Fine Table Linens and pretty Silkalines, goods
that wo don't usually carry aud that we MUST got rid of.
Also an extra big line of
Think of this—two stores filled with coats,more than
we can sell under ordinary circumstances. There is but
one way to rid ourselves of them—that is to cut the price
in halt and away below half. We intend having a greater
sacrifice sale than has ever been held in Wilmington by
Can't quote prices now—too busy getting stock ready
ancl marking down prices.
Don't forget the date,
FRIDAY, JAN'yr-y 22 ND.
219 MARKET STREET
Edw. C. Cook. 513 Adams Ave., be
ton, Pa.,slates that he considers Dr.Bull's
Cough Syrup tho most efficacious remedy
for coughs, colds, otc , ho has yet found.
«v.. v»».. House.
Estate, lituaiid Froach strei
:Q - Hi
ran. New (
I M. llai
Karl's Clover Hoot
g lie ii gib
s Hya cm. I v
Bold by N. U. 1
Tho Blood! Tho Blood U always re
quired to be looked after. So use I)r.
s' Blood Puriflo", the ulway
icvcr fuller in mild or strong disease
of the blood 600 King f
i ii.y (laughter up as bekig
sod Ilt'.Slnims' Wor
mil she was soundly cured, passing large
iimntitlcs of wor
Testimony for Dr. Sim
the best children's
Algca, 823 Bennett stn
tors had give
il 5'Je. 606 King
J. II Porter A:
3. K. C
ts, Wilmington, Del.
H i sv V> make :
Id by N. li. |
i nd M d'rlii
s Gough Syrup of
Taylor & Fulle
and Wild Che
and Wood Naptha
colds aud h
W. G. Taylor, 3J2 King
rm sale »1 H. »
_Second and Snip.ay etreets. at !
; 20 cents u pound. City Market Cigar Fax*
H. F. Boubdon. Drop.
GOTO lbs llavi
I to IV.
Of all kinds of
J o b Printing.
Come in a hurry
Wo like hurry
work and excel
in half tone or
mitted on appli
purchase children's cloth
while tho cloth lasts 1st
at Max Ephraim's No 416 Market street.:
He also has a largo aud complete lino of
men's clothing and overcoats ' "
which lie is selling at romarkablv low
prices. Ho solicits a call from the public,
and ho will cheerfully show his gooda.
ing that will w
l Tooth ing
Wo take Inventory of stock Fob. 1st.
Wo will sell all broken lines of underwear
. Wyatt & Co.,603 Market.
P KOI'ORAI.S VOKI 7fi,0OJ SINKING FUND
LOAN. Wilmington, Delaware- Propoi
sals will be received at the CityTreasurer's'
office until 12 o'clock nt no
on Tuesday, j
uary 26, 1897, for tho purchase of all 1
f the above loan to be is
Said bonds are being Issued by authority <
of an act of the Legislature and pursuant
ordinance of City Council, the pro
to be used for tbe redemption of
No. 27and part of Loan No.28, boing
$150,000 and $20,000 respectively.
This loan will bear iutcrest iit „„
of 4 per cent, per annum, payable
ally on the first days of April aud
October in each year and is redeemable us
April 1, 1010..
October 1, 1010..
April 1, 191 i..
October 1, 1911 .
April 1. 1912..
October I, 1913..
October 1. 1913_
The successful bidder
bonds of $5
bidders will be
M* the bonds nt or bo
, 'U Saturday,Janu
ary 30, 180
Address alt bids 1
Joseph K. Ad
sealed envelope to
all bids is re
s. City Tre
THOMAS E YO' XG,
JOHN S. ROSS ELL.
Sin king F
F. .J McNULTY,
JAMES B. OHF.RLY.
HENRY W. ZEBLEY,
J OSKPH K. A DA MS, City
Finance Commit tc
F F F
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