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TO-DAY'S NEWS TO-DAY.
THE DAILY REPUBLICAN.
YESTERDAYS
CIRCULATION
:
ONE CENT.
W11AII NO TO N. DEI. A WAR E.
THURSDAY. DECEMBER 18, 1002.
ONE CENT
BENNETT SAID
I>1S
h
This the Testimony of Laura
Biggar.s First Husbaud|Be
fore Freehold Court.
REMARRIAGE IS RUMORED.
Defendant Coyly Declares
Such a Suggestion Should
Not Come From
Her.
b
: VroehoM \ .1. Jipr. IT Thin was
»s«lions
a day
surprises and
the trial of Laura Bigg
[fir and othors
on a charge of conspiracy to obi:,in
possession of the e fire estate of
Jlenry M. Bennett. Not the least of
those was when, at the opening of
the afternoon session, a straugci to
all but hall a dozen J> rsons in tlm
room was called to the htand and
announced himself s
McConnell, the actress' first li
band, who had come from Wise
hin to aid her in her
• Most important of iiis testimony
was bis statement that Mr Bennett
told him mom than two years aao
ues W.
h"
that Miss Biggar was liis;wiu*. This
was
wlien Mr. McC
an occasion in .Tilly, Itmu.
dl called upon
hi-, formor wife at Bmirndt s i m: -a
iu Avon by the Sea to obtain, if
possible, possession of Willis, Miss
Riggar's f urteen yoar-ol I sou, who
Mi. McConnell said, was born wliil
he and the actress were husband
midwife. There laid boon some un
satisfactory correspondence
subject previous to this time, and
in the end the actor loft his son with
th ' mother.
■ As long ns I am married to
T aura Bigger I can give vour soil a
hotter home than you can" ho said
Mr. Bennett told him.
STORY '»! Til El It D1VOIM E
Mr. McConnell i
leading
and stage director with the William
Owen Company. He and Miss Biggar
were married In Winnipeg, in J889,
he said, and were divorced four
year a after the boy, Will
Kite getting a decree for nun-support.
-ex a mi nut ion Mr. McCoii*
was born,
«>n cr
cl! admitted that lie had received a
)u Saturday
ght wane
a Wisconsin town
falegr;
ha was playing i
from his former wile, asking him In
came Last and testify, and he had
« .evetl!,he s-imumus with all ties*
pitch. Ho maintained tbit he never
had told her or his conversation with
melt, and supposed she learn
ed of what ho could testify from
o her autore. He dec a red he was to
receive uothhig h it his expenses for
act u.gaaa witness.
ATier the a 1 /jui
men! of court in
s a pleasant
uftenioon t!n
family rot.
kill Belmont Hotel.
i a'her, mothe;- and child dined to
get! er and e.\»-!Kmgcd pleasantries
a.i I cunfldetices and aLLrncted great
intetest fr.unfiie oiler patrons <;f
the hotel. Ad the
t h • v
Mias Bigg;
'i
Mr. Mc( -mneil playing cards
s aon p rt of the time.
■ -1 a cm
When b
learned that Mr. Me
);iuvd li«(i pi'-aded "nol guilty'' to
c.r ii h own words, when asked if he
had been icul:::i'"( 1 after the di
vorce; .Miss Blggat obtained from
'•here was <-uns;derublo gosisij)
ujo t Him ;.ute) as to th" ptmibllily
'liatl. : ;;f! i Hie I rial, the
h
I.T.
the defenduots
get.-*' a pinion hem
D*ar of him to
c< ne » ■ fai to lu • me. " the actress
hy; ! tIns evening bat when a rccon
reman i ago to
-**bno i were suggested
y deciamig t Init
-o speak
01
i. • r
ill.*
-a
-L; the
rdeal
vhen
de
Ilf. Id'U: i
IS !.
she says,
i • is feu i lot,
vi!I i)i-auk
.-.t t>.,
wn cider He
A rad}
it in the di'iina
I Icn
Mr*-.
to spend
tt -.lUU UY
ol in court
t lie
l
:s rt unable to ob
ii t dining room
llilD
n'un lea. however
fj .
Ih s
After a fi
Jit! r.
»!.? r *. uvcieu.
Mr. Met '
-I
•tiuiouy a
-* s who folio
th;.»
mi importance
c ; t he defence.
•ilig the !::
it i? maintained
Big:
-u i Henry M.
t
.n urn
id. t bat
to Mi-s Biggar in
ita*idim la*-t July.
•* certificate is
d that ihe** claims
'old ATI,*
that
-lent.
"llhj
I" syjy.o
i'(* Leniiot t (
e tin* pr«.,c
»•* early ihi- al;i
rested its
ha 1 k.eci
•I IV
1-nnncc.
t Ul '.viih 1 lit* llllc;;cd milling
bam id Mant'iii.
b
J U^t ice of 1 liibtikcn.
v1 1 •«1 1 tlie pi(
■ s • the defence I.hs not tiikeu
up ; in*(piei»liuti of the certificate, but
itnefchcft have been
1 cm ily tiiiit Mr. Bennett
ii ll D a doze
ind told the
M ik- Biggin
'as his
ifo, ;hf indi iitiou being that the
< o will al least try to prove
i common law marriage exist
< 'ne of these
if«»;
was
Tho
rliiuh
**d in PittHhurg;
was in
J
of Uhinaluwi;.
Mt.. !
the
ar app*
t Wt» y
go. Mr. .lari"
* box with Mr. Bennett, he said,
| Uhri-u
dii.'e Mi**s Big.
the stage made a com
g.u ,v ,m
phomulary r<
porti.nico. at xv
i* i-(tit her «p
hi. I; Mr. lie
-u ai>
p.*.- ,1 to hue
for nil
hi
to
t *■ f,;.(*»:« lbg
i- n,.\ wifo," tht*
fb-pijeit told him.
. sli:
Mr. ,farrow said he knew the two
had been living Blether, but had
not known until that time that they
were married.
Auother witness along 1 the eame
Hoc, who furnished the comedy fea
tures of the courtroom drama, was
Edward Reynolds, lie worked lor
Ml Hennctt on the latter '9 place,
at iurtrJngdale, for five years, up
to a year ago last July. It was
wifh a (crimsoned face and a man
ner much abashed that he related
occasions whenMr. Beuoett acknowl
edged Miss Biggar as his wife.
Ilu said he had heard his employ
er Apeak of the actress as Mrs. Ben
nett. (>o cross-examination tie said
ho had previously told no one what
Mr. Bennett had said. "Not even
my wife, " he added
.\s ro ms condition.
Onlv one witness was called by
the defence in connection with Stan
ton's testimony. Martin IF. Dabh.
a Hoboken saloon keeper, told of
Stanton having been intoxicated 111
In. nl:i«n at A o'ch-cU nr the after
not till! day on winch it. Mai
Inged that t>tanion was detected
in connect ion with the mtmago
certilicatc ol Alexauder (J. Young,
a llouoken lawyer, who has been
prominent in the case. It had been
testified that Staulon was sober .it
4 o'clock in the afternoon, and 11
was plain that the object of the
keener s evidence was to
a* one it the lawyers
, . ,.
to assume that is
in
show Unit,
put it, ' It
a man is completely dull' at 5
o'clock he was fairly •full' at 4 un
leas he lias used a hydraulic pump.
"You would'ut have »o'd him a

drink if he had been intoxicated,
would you . - '" aaked Mr. W'ilaoo.
sec he had a good
friend, Mr. Young, with him sol
knew he
reply, at which there was a laugh
throughout the court
waaMr. Y
tun into his present difficulties.
A. V. |). Wattcrsou, u Pittsburg
lawyer nmlcom.'sel forP J. McNulty,
of that city, one of the* executors of
Ha* Bennett estate, Mr. McNulty
himself and Samuel A Patterson,
of Ashury Park, told of a visit they
had made to Miss Biggar several
months ago to find oip what action
she purposed takiug. At that time
she sai l she was undecided whether
to accept what was left to her in
t ho will or to pm iu a elai
vices as nurse to Mr. Bennett, or to
■k to obtain a footing as his legal
widow,
Henry Croft and Louis Peters,
stationers, <d Now York, said that
an examination of the alleged mar
riage certificate disclosed to them
the fact that til** form had not even
"Udi, y
iglit, "
■as all
was the
m, as it
ork that gut Stan
f< >1 Si'l'
be»*n jirinted until I'.ioh, two years
alter Mr. Bennett and MDs Biggar
lleged to have boeu married
by Stanton.
ljomued Dr. John |
xvas (iii tho j
s-examined i
of I
in llobok
Wlion court
T. C
stand. Ho will ho cr
this morning, as his testimony i
great importan-e. Iletnldnf hav
ing assisted at the birth of a child |
to Miss Biggar at Dr. Hendrick's
sanitarium last July, going into the
matter iu dotail, while thu nclim*
buried her face in a black bordorod
Jnindkerchiof, her holy
with sobs ns tho physician related
th< death of the baby thirteen days
later from inability to retain -nour
ishment
>ly. of Bayonne,
i
^ j
, i
shaking
X i-.ilinj; Tl
1
Stale Councillor J amea \\. Robert
sun is paying ;
Jr., <). U. A M . Lodges of the State, i
ill vialt ( avion Lodg
official
isit to the
I
He
M* n (lav.
*1
'll. :tI
'J he Ne
itlc County Medical j
Society wiil meet this evening
rooms of the Historical Society. Tho
publio :s Invited. iTofe.isar Cbester
of Delaware College will read a paper
on the sub ect "Water Futrat:
t be
TREES AMI CREEXS
IX THE CITY.
!
Fourth Street Dons Its An
nual Yuleticle Trap
pings.
Weal Fourth street yesler.l:i
DC?
gan todon llaanuiia, Y uieli Je aU,
i-f ( hnatmas treos and ev^rg
'i he lira!
eei s.
installment of these ;.ai
blugers of ( hriitni;
afteruu
ar:: veJ in the !
and were piled up around
the awning po.*u, lending a beauti
ful touch ol green color to the street.
Intanninglcd with ihc uiaaft of trees |
were wreaths and other deaigos in
brilliant red, purple and white
Within n day or two the entire street
front froi
i
I lencli to Tat nail w e
occupied with tree*, presenting h u
nhjuo and attracti
ness ontcrpilse and an evidence of I
an undying custom of the Christ mas I
season in the heart of the city,
J.ike most eveyiliiog else this I
year, whether necflisit-es or •iuivir* i
i'-s, < hrUlmas tree* w,.i
feati
; ol b isi
•'i
ig her
than fur veara past
Dealer* attribute this to the cut
ting away of the tecs near the city.
Bach yeai hundred* of them ar.* c .t
down to supply tho demand* of
young folks, and as anno are plant
ed again, tho dea,ci * are coinpulied
tol»rmg them from greater distances.
Thi* applies only to the cheaper
grades, for nurterymeu raise spiuow
and pines (.'spetiai.y tor the ho i
trade, but they get a
inglv.
Most nf ihe !/ -.-ing is done in th<
las! two(.f three days before ( liiist
m.i*. and much of it
the
F
o!
M;
•*r
pi ue accord• j
I*,,*
lu .st
in
of
puny
to
eve.
Cedura are largely nseJ. and
these con.nianil good p,iccs, bring
ing from 50 cents to ^ 1.25. Uoinm
pines can be bought a* low as
(juaHer and the spruce
fiotn VJ. '.0 to ?5.oo.
Nomu of the dea er* think that
popularity of
bush is on the wano,
near so many trees are used uum a*
was formei'iy tho cast.
pire* c'-si
I ti**
to
in ist mat
ad that uol
Inc
two
had
fea
lor
up
damns P. Jones the Union Repub
le l ,l n$''iitu(iV<'-oloct limn the
| )eei ,
. ,
/, , ,II I 1(3 defeated
c 1101 i«i 10 ramlidaie inr the s».uie
will impose lit, Mtiiiitf m (lie
to " ll ."! 4 „ , 1 >;|n«s«utativeH.
A htutlier ot -Nr. JltU'Indv served
^ nnttuo upuu Mr.
' 'm! 11
^ ' uv tu it siidi
,<3 . Wl 1 6
| ni(3et111 * ol Hm Lngi.'dnture, nnd that
? * ec '? u ' l slmwingthe grounds
, <>l , ! v? contest, ha lilo.i ton days be
lore On* meeting of the Legislature.
' h 1,urlock ,las not >' el lile ^ kis
second
T
h
Regulars and Democrats
Scheme to Obtain Seats
of Two Union Men.
CONTESTS ALREADY Fiji!)
Object Is to Increase Demo
cratic Membership in Body
to Twenty-five Then
To Elect Senators.
1 Representative District, hits
given formal
notice that
«lones on
)ti(*H
before the
lice, of course, but it is
lierstooil ttuiL he will specify that
the grounds for the contest
Mr. Jones was not legally a
election and that t ho re -
ot bo legally elected
no inatler how many votes he receiv
•L Frank Ball is attorney for Mr.
e that
caud i
date al (
fore, ho could
ed.
llurlock.
In the election for representative,
the vote aloud as follows:
Jones,
dolph, 7
of :»!H.
Mr, Jones
contest and replied that. Huilock had
«'ujpiy nolillod hun and he did not
know the grounds.
WKIOUT Wlt.r. (
1.4IS; llurlock, 827; Ru
giving Jones a plurality
its asked about the
,'TEsT,
John Wright this morning
notice on Samuel C Derricksou that
he will contest the latter's seat in
the lower house. Perr'cksoa defeat
ed Wright fur representative to tho
< icnera I j Assembly from Blackbird
li uud red.
rved
'1'lie grounds
contest will bo filed later.
\utice of these contests, following
tho meeting
members elect
lor tlie
of tht* Democratic
■ of tho Lagislature
this city yester fa v.
tin-* rank ;
convinces
l file of Hopublicau
voters of this city that there is a deal
between tho
Hegulnr loaders and
Democrats for the control of both
houses of the Legislature.
Napji, the De
Representative in tho Ninth district
of Kent in wliHi :
|
j I ,, 'hl °-» De<-ember iini.li, bo elected
i NudUm lock and Wright be seated by
I the votes of the Domoerats ami the
Should
•an ii late for
ocraiiu
will be
|
i Regular Bcpuldic;
s, I bo I hunocrats
will have twenty five votes on joint
ballot
within one
Vote
»u
trolling the joint houses and elect*
j mg two Do
i possibly one
mocra Id
Nuiatnrs
<r
1 Vmocraf and otic He
publican,
of tlio Kcguk
loiidemnod i
Such perfidy ou tin* pari
Republicans is being
a pronounced man
Union Leaders feel.
*r to-day.
however, that the coalition of th
rival forces
brought
cannot
about.
Ii was said this morni
that if
the combinatii
■ds in depriv
hliCCf
mg MehUH. Jones and Derrick
their scats.
of
- „ Sparks
tliiscity, who was elected by Dei.,
ocratic votes, and William I',..-!
burn, who is a rolnt
man Ball will voto
o : f i
g108S
villi tho I><*mo
the souatorshij)
latter.
providod the Democrat - n;
no Dr.
Ball ms
•no of the somitoi'H.
It Is reported this afternoon Hint
cross will contest
Hie scat r.f L. \ . Aspnl Jr,
lbir 1 ielii district.
Shi
iu the
IIDTSTDX DENIES
CRY OF DEAL.
i
T -IT* Tin Maim Hi:
:i i i:J u a> Thai
S :"c\ (' unity I >i drift \.-te
Is Not riitistial.
Union ix'epuliik;
inaa's Sussex co
]:i answer to I lie
Demon al
sialenienl
of a
was* a
c napei tliai
deliberate liade
Of
voles uctween
Houston and
;s in the Congress
nt \ district at the
oMgr*»ss man Iheui
. Mi Ifo -,t ii
i t*' -• * ii I
elect .1
V! IlCS
that the article i-i
ferr-'d to needs no other rcplv
Uionlfi- ial vot<* of the district
wii
ever
nliug precinct
d dated Democratic vo! •
to
tin*
when the
•'i arc- considered. Tho
•te compares
.Sussex
net i
a i"
M. o '
county,
andsha ' neva;
vote I appreciate
de!
I b'}) U b •
lor having voted for
.ends
i*».i
'Lhe Rev. P. O Connell, |». D. lias
la*iii lecaLed as pastor or \'./\< n M.
Uhnrcli. Tlio
the respect Ihe people
:di have for Dr
•. I a t i (
or
is a mark
Of 11)0
) Cv.Utic':!.
COAL HAS ARRIVED
I*,,* li i«
Onlv lO-Uv
v|, „
pie
car loads of hard coal arrived
the emnlovca
t his city to day f
the Pennsylvania Railroad Com
puny The meu
get tl ;u I hev were
orders would
re much pleased
a fiaid L lie i i
late
• ot be libel
The
iroad company pays for the de
city and
? filled have
bvcritig of the coal to the
ti** men u hose orders ;
pay .'or the delivery of it to their
homes.
to
| lhe
| C<
Men pay the. company for
coal alter tliey receive their
Ch«cU«»
THE HOLIDAY M ATT.
Direct it
Ft
• Ur;ipping And \d
h
drevdug ilie I'urcela.
The Christina, rush is cn at the
Post Office.
order to handle the great
<| uaiitilie b of bololi
paitaient ha. allowed an additional
approcriation for ciorical and car
rier seme#, the force of substitute
and crrrters performing this
extta wurk and being paid there
fore.
i
mail the dc
cierka
rostinast r Ileald announces that
to facilitate the handling
livery of registered |letters and par
cels and to avoid delay at the i
Office, the senders should have their
names and addresses written then*
anil have them weighed and
windows.
and do
stamped at the stamp
Parcels should ho securely wrapped
paper sufficiently strong to insure
sate transportation in the mails. To
admi parcels in fourth-class rates
of postage no written matter can be
inclosed therein If-written matter
is inclosed the parcels are subject to
first-class postag
delayed until the deficieucv i
and arc thereby
ii stlp
Persons sending presents bv mail
should take the precaution of put
ting on them the m
of the sender as well as that, of the
person to whom the package is sent.
This will insure the' return to the
senders of their packages if for
reason they are* unmailable, other
wise they will he sent to the dead
letter office. Caro should also cc used
preparing articles for mailing,
as to insure their sale tranmission.
Those of a fragile nature must be
inclosed in a wooden box and Hack
ed so they will stand the jar of
handling in the mails. ,
ping paper should he used i
packages must not he scaled against
and address
any
so
.Stout wrap
l the
•tion, as first-claKs posta
'I
stead ot'merchandise rates is the
chargeable.
WILL STAND.
Reasons for New Trial in Case
Withdrawn. Vansant to
Stay in Workhouse.
In the Superior Court this
Hom
ing Walter H. Haves withdrew his
application for a
new trial in the
Wilmington
The o.
case of ( ox
vs
Railway Company,
verdict of *(»tiot>against the
therefore Mauds.
T h® same attorney made
fciou for the r
•igiual
a}. j > j i c:
I 1 'red eric
\a
ani. now confined in
house In default of puynu-nt of $•>(.'
fine for perjury in the f
The court decided that
mutt serve three months from this
date.
ie work
Lynn c?
N'ansau t
He will be released on March
Mb, l'lO.'.
Divorces
were granted
in 1 lie
cases of (ireen vs. Green and War
ner vs. Wagner.
The habeas
tophci' Wilso
were dismissed.
corpus cases of( litis
and tClia Brown
The
court order,'*;! the
release
from the insane asylum at Kam
il urst of id la Brown, £
mental condition would permit.
The court then ail;ourned i\
out day.
s soon -is her
TO SIM, OF
| MP
l.
In rill the city churches,
the Catholic and Fpiseopalion.
'Sunday Christnius
preached and
foih
Sabbath schools will hold their
outer'tniuiiicn ts when
of the littlo people will
Impvy Dy gifts
*\(*Ol)f
on
On the
-.is sung,
'ing Sunday several
of till*
an
tic*
hearts
made
be
f candv.
I.
iir.it }n r i t>i k i;
nrs* nowadays.
t
ot
Th
m*w Freight station at F lgc
Moor, the Wilmington Ti;
xvhicli opened on the eighth of fit*,
comber for tho first time, has
reached tl
sfer,
now
limit of tin*
territory
dii'ii :s in oh ul oil iu its circuit. The
force employed then? wiil m.
th* down to permanent
got the business systetnizod in Hitch
handled in t! «
possible nnd in c...
HCl
oik and
i
short os I tine
easiest wax .
I 1
the
Th
pernti
force tiow nicludt
night and a in
eight dorks, a
loreman. thirty om wareliouse
and t wenty*f <> ;i itidtond men who
UI'L'd
\
M
ur .shifting- crows
handle tlm cars that c,m« im.,
yards. Tlmre arc onlv four
ether tra usfer »tatii
Hylvuma railroa<
similar t
.11 till! P(M1U
1 cuiupany s sys
tho <.ne at Ldgn
They are m llnn-i
Pittsburg Joi-*»t*v Cirx
pi:: a
Mom
*j!»U'-'>.
bat
ago
nnd 1 'Ij i la
A.Ivmi
Ihe
(reek.
The Adam - and UnitedStalcs }l..v
pre-ssUompanies have ad vauced rates
Chris(mas packages in pastcboard
paper l>oxt*> bv • percent
morning it w
that tin
This
a said at the local or
advance i
tin*
rates w- a
tra
as a ]»rotcction
io b,-t111
toi
comjiunies and their patrons,
advanced rates on such pack;
would haven tendency t,* ca
in use
i Ip*
ag cs
b\
*-e pro
do
which are
I .
as
I III* 1*4,
he Lie is testa
of Thninu
i^ti*
cutarv upon I lie es
I 'aidingLoo
ere
Kranted b> lii-gleler of Willi('russaii
cce
dav, to Maiv J.
Dmlingtnn and
security Truet uud SuTt* Deposit
in ,ao v.
1107
High Art f uluudoi' Free at Heroy'a
KING COAL'S MISFORTUNE
The Hare (»Itl Bird (liven it Tumble by
iai'iiuge Being I psel.
People usually have great respect
for old King Coal ahnut this tune,
ami, while very few would how
knee to id is .Majesty, etiually few
would handle TlisHiglmess—"High
ness" is used advisedly—carelessly
or eonteniptuously.
Yet yesterday morning a eaifoad
just think of it! A whole carload
of COAL!
us run in on an (derat
ed siding at Brosin'8 and Smediey's
coal yard so hard that it knocked oft
the (itadw(M)d at the end of the
siding, the royal carriage of King
Coal was up-ended, and the King
himself, in the nut form, was un
ceremoniously dumped on the
ground! And the worst of it is that
is there yet. and the ear is still
standing on end at the end of the
siding.
1
SEVENTH STREET BRIDGE
No 'I hero and .Mud
Deep.
rial Ifi. hrj
Seventh street from Tic railroad to
Seventh street bridge across the
Brandywine creek i« almost impass
able.
and when it rains the place is not
only unfit fur travel hut also unsafe
because of Hie numerous deep ruts.
To add to the bad condition of the
public street it is in total darku ssut
night.
The mud is six
lies deep
Trolley Car Derailed.
Far No. 10 of tlie Delaware ave
nue lino of the Wilmington C tv
Railway Company was derailed at
Front and Market streets about 7. JO
o'clock this morning and delayed
traffic for several minutes. A shoe
of the brake
worked loose and fell off. derail ug
the car.
the forward truck
Held
The Christian nnd Missionary Al
ieting in
s street.
F. IJ. Sen ft and Miss Ltta
liance held an all day
A llii
Mrs.
ago of Philadelphia delivered
A U.
Kopf this n
shot a horse belonging t<»
('. Cole
diich fell
luglith
the street at
and Walnut streets
spinal mcncngitis.
sufTcring
■ it h
ol
Register of Wills Cross an yester
day issued letters testamentary upon
tlie estate of John Trimb le, late o
Brandywine Hundred, to John A.
Trimble.
l
PEXNSY FOBIDS
CIILLATliilALWIIIIK
Since Increase in Wages Was
Allowed No Outside Em
ployment is Permitted
Tho P(*nnsylvania
ms
forbidden all ct
ploves to engag
1( . e j
iu !
j
in
collateral business outerpr
the recent l'» per
wage
i'lic iudopcudoiit action of th
Pennsylvania Railroad in increasing j
ihepav of its employes, it is said j
the I
0 f i
|
!
demoralized
has practically
•r«l Mauagurs' Associati.
Chicago. '1 his organization is com
f tlie* general managers <
tin. railroads .•enterius in Chi.-i.gr,. ,
...sgaaraSKs I
>f !
!roatl matters.
ra
< bio of t he agreements fo
llm members of this association M( i,.
scribed two «*r three v
that no railroad company should in- j
cicasctho pay of its employes with
t her
msylvania Railroad
made its annoiinceniout of
cent ii
notice whatever to tho (icueral M;
-
out first giving notico t
roads. The 1
tlm
lu per
Tea-e of wages without any
No meetings of this associate,
have been held since the P
vanin s action. ;
railroad men that the
is ( ver
isyl*
I it is believed by |
♦fulness of |
All of the |
now deal
In* orgHiii/at
her ( hicago romls are
i:.g with labor
inesli
liidepo li
l>*li K li(
Yestcrda
li W i-ullicr.
and to-day were de
cidedly pleasant days, and
shoppers w
calker will temain cl
luisl
iu
'riial tlie
t v.-v; ra! dav*
< icnmo uexvs p,
is
-very body.
Ti.o indicalDMis
arc
at ::: the Middia Atlantic
\
Si ales
.tids w.
e fie»t) at;cl b: isU
I
j
-I"- >1. AI li,
d'his eveiling • An livening m <
irg.nnv vvi ■ be given In Kings
L Church The Rev. KdwardW. !
T<
•i
f Ph -me-; Ina w
•>e the i
I
speaket.
D;
Mold
i
M
\\. A. An lei son Ii;
lean that was s!.u!e
icc vereu ;
several days \
from John (tiahaiu of UUO T\iti:;i!i i
sheet. '1'he boat
llm Christiana { t*-i
iu
us found above »
p- 1 1 j*. works
Ho.iv
Bobinson
of NcL Join,
\\ 'Ml.
NY- II.
to-day shipped I
body
il..' >
1 I
•ho died at tin*: lay j
1'ucsday night, tut.
g man
Oll.-'C.
l ;i tid
Rapids. Michigan.
III* li k>* of Wis'-jMi'i
v 11,,
rli.urge of tlie
im* i a
I Im* V
Chief Warden Mcserve w*
i. Howard
warden ut the Workhouse l » s
resigned
XX a
all
nine
I fill Shipley st reel,
I Warden liuy.
in
• i*«
i.
Dogs owned by ,1 Ferris Beit
Weal Street, killed a l,
opossum in Ilia yard yesterday.
Of
\
able
rge
I*
ill r.
HU
the
few
'Lizzie" Blackston Contr.-iry
to "Her" Wishes furns Cut
to Be a Young Mail.
SENT TO THE WORKHOUSE
oft
Two Cases Where a Father
Was Prosecuting Witness
Against a Son for Dis
orderly Conduct.
"Li//io ' Blacklston colored,
f the citv
was
art t Ij . s
of her
m the duck
morning, downhearted bucau.*
arrest and the exposure ol her sex
•Li/./ie" posed among the co!
people of the city as ;t g 11 J. She
skirts and did housework, but soi
' eiJ
time ago during the course ufa tight
she ivas arrested and sentenced to
the County Workhouse the rules of
which compelled her to disrobe and
bathe. Then it
discovered. She
nun b attire and -•
wearing Hit proper apparel.
zie persisted in
femalestyle. Whenarraing
city court this niorolng for dis
orderly conduct at Tenth and I'opiar
streets last
the docket a:
i'J and costs.
ais that her sex was
v.is compelled to don
ce then has been
But L
\'iri
'n
her hair
cu
gbt
•Li//.
"< hear. " lie was Lined
LI wucdSegars, colored was at front
'cioL'lc a. m.
and King htreebs at 1
when much disorder prevailed there.
Officer David-suo ordered him to move
away but lie refused to go.
Tho col
lent
ored fellow then 1
and finally struck the officer.
Cochran lined him $louud costs
Michael Tierney charged his s'in,
Francis Tierney with cursing him
and attempting tostrike him. Fran
cis was fined iaaud costs.
Jonn Macoy. c
and cats for assaulting
father after breakirig dowu tb* door
Judge
vas lined i'lO
* aged
1 Ins house with up
a xa.
DEMOCRATIC POW-WOW
I. '-•#!
of ves
of the
tcnlav was aitendi* I
b.v all,
rs of the
I )Clli
lulu F
•ratic
latino cx- oj.l tht
Souator
McNulty
an •
nouuced tiiis
mg that the
legislators loot tho mem bars of th
Stato CotntnUtco for the first time.
J lie legislator" ns a 1 ody,he said,did
nut go into ilc
■I the sc
•n
hoc. SO
ram/alion
am
The
ipiestions.
g nd.ioui:
d
on Dcccmlvr
' Is!
when a
o held
an l
caucus
Seuatonul te-n,dices
igiced up.
ROBERTS SUES CITY
H.i
y fut ia-1
Attorneys f< r t!io jilaintiff i
t !j u
of Roberts V
!!.
unpHijy,
on-suiieu
uiai vveeK, navi* ciRi-red suit against
the city and spe< ini t ifticer (iordv
mi the strength of tho decision ol
the Superior
u-.i t in tin* rs.ilroad
( ' :
l M, **atic
The court -1
•ided that cor.
ere not responsible for
ts of t heir agents when those
agents were spC'-ia! offi.-ers ommib
Hioncd by st a ii.* »u* municipal au
tliority.
■ ms
nr ,
PfcAlt south
OX AIIBITIIATKIN
President Roosevelt Is Com
mended tov Dechirat ion in
Opposition to War.
At the
Peace
Sell o
g of
ho I'd.,
Suciolv held
I buil
Roosevelt f< u ins dci !.t! a
arbitration h be
The l-eswir.vim
\Y Brosins and
i
in -ill',-.,-1 i,j
I.
lilU'MC
adopted. It follow
lies,dv.,d.
Tin
ic*ai t i ; y .
mend President R""sev !
earnest and patri"
the strike in th-* li
and gixe by fair ai
to'a!l jiartics to t hat
disastrous contc-t
1
they
licit
If olTorts t
aid
l< 'US
JU-llfC
ion
t:<
mate and
to
'I lia following Gained otfic*': s we
v e
elected tor the co
ilia
s»il e n t,
P
• eovg *
Rlio. i*
A
p;
\ oe-p,
\ !< Tut
ideal. Sole'inon I. Ih
torv
an.) I."
s W. Lins
rena
Secretary. Da* id f-orris i
t*r. li chard Mar c I
c a -:
.
it >fi 1 OUT j
mi'tee, Francia I Rli a.Is Join: R. !
Moore, Btujamu' l\ Smediey. An
"L M Taytor, Albert (i Thatcher.
Dr
»m « Oil the
'.mo
following
litcrabi
i-oinmit tee
D;
id Penis. David l-Vx
All
t
That'-hor. LmwIn W Brnsiiiv Amu
Tuyl.ir, S"|oim
•is r l'. Rhou lx ami Ida I!vr
Alfred Love
a
i:
Tit
pr«'**!.b'nt
• Swicty.
in which he exjtlaius I
favorahlo to a Ifcpai tmmit "f l'* a.
charge of
•i**ty will petition
>ppONu tilt* miliii;
<d t li*- ! bers
NulioiiHl Pci
it a
: men
l if a
>clf
l
■Mb;
The | th
■ -cui •
'I
file
fa v »l
the \ DIM'.
lit Inl
and
tie'

M *»t I**
'• Minty
'"lllllllS
llief ill spc.;;
tl,
lias
"Hire "f lletllX U I
ing
Kejxn-|s \v<
•-\cd II"
mi
llm:
llstl'irl
iii'"!, Iiaxe I
li
granted appropriat i.
'I'll,
D.
> the
III.
'Id- I |N|
ig made
;
. Till
I mil
\«-ciduut and Ilea iii
anile ver a
Building.
insurance*,
isocc. 404 KquR.
b*r
} the
y
*
NON-SUIT GRANTED
I(I>
• in 11.«i.
ii liiiti.
I.
:"f < nit y
mil of
v- 1-' I! ... -alii,.:
OU li -I
i:
I A t„
o
I ge:u<* .ii il.o jiui t ,,f ih,- «i
(•"!!'! :iv Andrew L
:
■'m."
tier insi n
tin n i :i
■ordiet
defi :j
!' a!
IlOJ.Ds A N ( mill:
As a
nil tec of the w!
cotm
litorii!
the
HI ot tl)M
panv for (trinting baii'd*
A* a Christ
! 'c 1 'r■•nt mg Coni
iii--.Il,' ; ,t
the emp'uyes
nussioners p
De<-<-mi»ui\
President
.
t in* ri
.1 the
lor
»ayicils
•»
* in -
ac
premiums. Tin * matter
surauci
• 1 "nimitteo
Tile F,:<;
-lth j
Mr.
that the up
Br.-I g
;s t
were in a bad couditiau. T
be improved.
Kesul
the (
will
,, tii
uni
us were pass'd direi
f *r the
noL
er t
ttie credit of
for iliut amount
of dl l.OUU of any
other -
vvjae appropriated, t »
the f' '
warrant was dr;
iu favur of tho.school,
bait
for iuU J.
ns Indus!rial School.
the
"There is a colored man rambling "
aruuml the streets with smallpox. ''
was the incsaage received over the
telephone at the Board or Health ,
office to-day.
"Why dnl'nt he walk over lo ' v
Farnhuret, '' replied Lxecutivo ()f
, 0
.for- ,
j
This
of tHo ScUuols apprupnalion
HE HAD SMALLPOX.
licer Lang, "where be could be hap
nstead
mg people,"
PJ
the j ersoii who sent
mat ioi
T he
med l.v three
! lie
olti/nr. accompa -
eporters went to ,
d l'oplai streets, where
learucii that a supposed fl
smallpox Infected colored man hrd
been there but a few minutes belara.
pon learning this tho n
men beat y lr.istv retreat I at
1
■rs
and
l.n
spaper
Secre'ary Wiggles worth found L tlie
man further up the ntreet. 11* ,
proved lo he Wi.lum Williams
Six t h and I 'mo
of
. who was
releast-d from the Kmergency Hos
pital a fe vv d ay s
lowed t
! la
j
i tin*
lit,
l,! V"
i:i:i,i:.\sr.i) k TiiKN aiuii-nit.i
tn
mouths ago tui' Lem
Wlmn talo*
1 H
uiort;
tiimd *D» Hieir
i'i.«
,, ,more
in
per
t ho
d liis hut iiu-roa
tempt nf
n.-d t
il liu . ..nt
•in
court and
and rnvt.s. in dr.fa
wlii. li he was (
r- -mmitted
vuiklion
rearrested
nnd t
Jiiurning llici
ig must Htiswer
Tnorruw
•go of being dr in
spend
'dci K bn- which lu w;e
ll i! I)
>!i11 1*4 ago.
lo
the Shell}
il i*
■ u
have b
do^s id L
enough to cat ry < *T a
t In* Shi*!!|• .1 ci «*, k.
TIji- -f.it.* - .f ntrail*.
tlie
has
Tb
ving t" th
d
yi'I'iidpiiutki.x
II \S BEEN SPENT
• IS
Council Hus Only $(15 on H
Hand to Run Crematory
Foi Five Months
Hiere
- -11
When Hi
memnei
o.ri • j 1
met last ever. : ng
were shown teal there Is a de- ■*
in the
. d m 1111115 e
e natury api*r op
! Tlie sun
ra p ! a c
the credit r the c
Uli a t 1
o
at the »•.
g of tn? ti
r a i . d o I Huts
on v i re
A
d nary
The : rerca • "
s v J a i for
vr * at
at on v..,i c nnde
cost in
, n J a b.
rs
i'H» UllRUid
bib -
Morg
'c r
v. 115, hired I
-d f.'c
Morgan
v, m**
ago
1 u ! i.'er s
f i he
debate over th« d-vision f
Co fc
t Joi mer U^-staui L
■■ci f i . e a in cu g the ot he r j
Lv soma oi th* mem
i'aimed tLu the rod- j
'.he aa'ary ;
in',
y
1 1 w a
a
■fell
shoo'd get part o'
division sh'JuM b* n
I
cou dc e t aga-u lK:
u!'. be
r r
iu; i
The
eve
be I'dIIiumu ffntc!
Rodr-.id tivpini'
vent urn
Mh.igement
f- nn*»i!v
Willi:*
taken p'
'"I -
li* 1 wind-' building an.
wilt)
n up ;i t
lintel
Ta.v nr Bradford. Deputy lb :
nf Wills. XV
main
temp -
W
iii tlml I'Mii-i
r i: Mill I
1
-In Hi,
j •' thu
Mr.
• 11
Im'HU attache 1 t" tuc
scars and Iii-. kunu'bHlg** <u
will l*t* -»o\ valuable
iuuouiiug othv*. 1.
vr
vv
s
K-e;)s 300 Tons Until Locaj&'g
Company Will Gromise to vf 3
Keep Price at $7. ^ :
.'MAYORTALKS OFOUTLOOr
City Council To-night WiflV
point Two Commissioners
to Wait on Coal Op
erators.
suggest ion of Tfir *«(
K' i•; 1 an. Mayor Fisher 9
hi.'ig ofiirniliy discussed the 1
""'1 coal market witll' 9
I ( it v < ouucil, point- 1
. of the situation* 1
y "! taking- some
relief for the city.
>f the Council
g "Inmld oe done.
■-talus ..! the :
tla* members
ink out till- KITH ItV
'
and the
loobilJg It
ni
mon that sidiiot
. nut a commit*
'ti the railroad com*
t
t<
pain-'s and u
mry the coal
upon them the
ecessity of getting' cal into Wil
mmgtnii. Tin
will 1)9
•mmittet
cd this O'
'>•'
<*niug an 1 will then
in of action.
h'fidc upon a pin
11 I'crame know
that cightoe
this morning
cailomls of Reading
one v r ae lead
'« Mold in the
>n 1. ('unsigned
ing dealers here, j
West Yard by the railroad
bocan.se the (
company
>al company will notr
agree to sell the anthracite at a $7 a,
I lie announcement on
Monday that the local dealers would,
a'barge $8 a ton for all coal deliver
ed after that day, reached the agents
1 Raiding company iu Phila
"''phia. who immediately instruct
Pennsylvania Railroad offi
here not to deliver the 300 tons
i"t of coal t<> the company, since
Hi'■ h time flic coal has been side
tracked at the West Yard. Tlie.lo*
company is trying hard to get
the fuel, hut the Reading people
formed them that it will not
delivered until the local
s an
tnn
- :it^'
■al
concern
agreement that the coal
ill l-t- sulil in tliH rate of f7
t"
iii a ton - J
Reading Company sells coal at 'J
" a profit to the deab«f? *1
In* sell its output at $7 a ton,
allow n high er price to
prevent it. M
1 in behalf of the con*
> is being com- ?
ms;
will
dot
nndod R it c;
*r. tho cuinp:
bumded.
It has been decided bv the opera
tors to contm
the present high
'a t* rate ior coal throughout
ir lMii i
ft
C
1 'SC REASKD
The
output
ranges fr iu *
normal
veara
' * to 58.000,000
is esi imated that to
t ;i» increased demand tlie an
tlll;lc ' Ie roads wifi turnout in l ( )0:t
leas; 5-i,l)0ii,000 tons, aod proOa
(-"."'."'.f'lUi tons. Ila!f a dollar
'* nnd it
,on increase, i! is said, would
than recoup the operators for
looses sustained by the strike.
Reading- v
for its co
ordinary y-jais,
cei t of tho tola! anthracite out
' 1 l,lfl co, intry.
Heading has
on Id get $5,000,000
tput than it does
for it mines 21
t
T]
arranged to
•pening- new -#■
aul building breakers, nnrl
I're.-idont B.o-i has determined to
Ul.oou oi'o i„
-
-
1
•otiipany > properties
Mr Baer,
h'eaiting.-. k
valuable asset >
1
said considers tie*
he most
r.'iilrond
a 11 y
- "inpany
b
and intends t
USM
" '• ike L'c.i'.ling's slock**
..il as f:
Retail
' ic ,. they cannot fill
mt (,uly will
but its general *
•nng coal to a
-I is rapidly
■•a! <V,iIni's are
hex a ■ -
' u why any
fell
< )A
y jrday.
beup..,
nnu
amt
; I -" -- ** 1 1PId \ Ah many
IS llliiX
i
SI-.Vi
I- IK—U.-.l t,
• I a
'■'»>'• iciiiore than
I" ** The ton of
" ot oil
ui half M, .
v will last
l-ic-licting
Ji .'.."u i... til*
' r age will be
"f f*»c.
s de*-l;.re
many of
n-M.n ,!;« ; i in- --stai'li-hmctits
unniUK v
tin
g • ft. f tb-i
^d'pl.v cmistant
A s xcrc storm
* up h< ores oi plMc
in
s dm lured.
i;|> |),
I.. rr«!
m,
pounds
ip t'.OOfi
I
dh Biotlr
k ii.slautly f 1
ne an;:
I-..; i
ad been ho sted t. mi
streets to
b •*<• was at*
ll'-'ll WHS 1*9*
vngon
slipped
1 ou the
i -c wagon
v i uai'l*
-cl
-inpany,
ml -itoriH*
ntldmg. .stni'ted
t" takedown
... Hcati'oi tiug at the reftf
buiMing. S
u- »n

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