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ONHkCENT
WILMINGTON, DELAWARE. SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1897.
VOL. 1. NO. 35.
T
Falling Floor Kills James T.
. Smith.
fuREE- OTHER MEN INJURED.
incident at Armour's Packing Es
tablishment, Due to Faulty
Construction of
Celling.
-
A creak, a crash, a wail of depair and
[corpse lay beneath a mass of debris at
I 1 ' '
kmour's Meat Depot yesterdaj
fche roof of the great ice loft on front
weet near W est, fell, killing one carpcn
p 1 , . . ' ' .
rand injuring three others
[The dead man was identified as James
I Smith, aged (>2 years, of No. tH)4 Madi
■f street.
rf he injured are:—
IEmvood Cai.dwki.u, No. N05 Poplar
[reet.
I Gust A vus 8cm *n ki.d,
lintli street.
[Tiu.max Uois, No. tS Lord street.
[Darian Darlington, another carpenter,
taped unhurt by gaining a place of
Bety beneath a trestle that fell in such
to afford him a hi en of safe
No. fill! West
manner as
treat.
/The ceiling fell on
improperly constructed, according
the statements of men who claim to
these men because
was
low.
The joists were carried on throe inch
ads, and did not Vest upon the walls,
lis fact was vouched for by competent
eclianics.
JIad the ordinary rules of safe con
viction been followed by the persons
erected the buildin
all would
10
tve been well.
It was the packed ceiling of the ice
it that 'fell.
imaged by fire, but according t
iciits made by t hose on tbe ground,
c fire in no
Tlie building had been
tlie
it ci
vay brought about yester
■ay's disaster.
■They make the unqualified assert i
SHint me heavy ceiling fell because it was
■rooted and
hi
a because uf
■kpreperly
■By damage (lone by the recent lire.
wan composed of heavy
Let ween
The ceiling
jst - held aloft by JxJ studs.
ordinary hour
cli j"ist, resting
is a tightly packed bed uf saw
On tup uf the saw dust was
; uf felt-like jntper, fasten-]
A riiiigh buaril
lanls, \\:
1 st.
irk c ivcriii;
to the joists in layers.
if these layers of paper ei
loll'd ti. ■ ceiling of the ice loft ami it
1 1 this tliut Carpenter Smith
. dentil and it- was tlie
■ok of this ceiling thill pinionetl three
ibis heavy ceiling
walls as the work
■ helical b.
arpeuters to tbe lb
IT
Had tbe joists in
tied upon I be brick
would
■|| they did, there
n support
fe been no trouble.
a moment's warning, beyond
•nod, the Hour of the
The dead man is
tilll
crash of falling
loft gave way.
; t. Smith, whose head was crushed.
,d Caldwell had ids liijis and legs
Schofield had
lues
W( ii
illv injured; Gustaves
and neck slightly hurt and
liman It io bad bis leg slightly hurt.
After tlie noon hour the men returned
rfully to work.
was located in the ice loft on
a,ml floor of tlie building, just over
■frigerator, in which great qttan
ies of meat are usually stored. The
There was any danger from the
bad;
Their work for the
ee
ernooii
' H(*<
i ri
;*a, tliut
ling of the ceiling, however, never
tered tlie minds of the men. When
ey returned to work, at noon, they
inmenced tearing out the sides of the
i box.
For a while the work went merrily on,
and laughing, and
king among themselves, with never
spicion of tlie dire calamity so near at
talking
e men
ml.
jr homi', when, without a moments
laming, tlie ceiling of the ice loft gave
ay, ami sank with a deafening crash
•below, burying four of t * 10
orknien under the debris.
Those, who were in other parts o u
imaged building at the time, riishwl
Istuirs to ascertain the, cause ot the
, . ... ,,
)„ reaching the
lizeil nt a K 1111(0 " 11 '
Jen were punim i:, "g
Ji implements as "me lieei m^,
l " '
It was at 2.50 o'clock and nearly all of
■gtilar employees of tlie Armour
ant bad completed tbe work, and left
e ri
tlx* fl
sb.
■fas, iintcliets,
■nil the work.
S3»<To save a life," work—that another
might live, work, which no matter
■ sickening or horrible must always
of sucli ilis
SllWS,
n
olvo upon tlie survivors
_tlmt of rivuinguthc dead of and
tnded.
t was a wierd scene, tlie lanterns earn
y the men, flashing here and there
the darkness and gloom of
wrecked building, tlie flying
ds of sawdust, the ring of tlie axe,
rs
1st
and the buz/, of the saw, as the men
labored, unceasingly, to remove the
debris from their comrades, not knowing
whether they should find all dead or
any living.
In the meantime, Dr. J. T. V. Bloek
il and W'st streets, had
som, of Sec
boon sent for, and was at the scene of!
the disaster.
The Delaware Hospital ambulance was
also on hand, waiting for any of the
workmen, who might be seriously, if not
fatally injured.
For a short while the work progressed
without interruption. Then it wa s an
uounced that some of the men had been
found, j
j "When;' [Gustavious ^Schofield Twas
j taken out, he was examined by*Dr.
Blooksom who found his back and neck
, injlW! d from contact with the
K - J sent to bis home,
,
Tillman Roe, who was slightly injured,
.me, but remained ontlie
6
ground.
When ICl wood Caldwell was taken out
found that bis
and examined, it was
hips and legs were badly injured. He
bis home in a cab.
sent 1
workman, who escaped unhurt,
was
Tlie
was Doricn Darlington.
Then commenced the work of hunting
for the last man, James T. Smith,—
he was dead.
The work had been continued for one
hour mid forty minutes, when tlie lift
ing of one of tlie pieces of flooring, dis
closed the legs of tlie missing man. Bin a
procured and tlie floor jacked up.
were
The body of Smith was then taken out.
One of tlie beams in falling bad struck
him fairly ori tlie head, crushing it and
killing him instantly.
The windows below were curtained
with pajxirs, to prevent the crowd,
which laid collected outside, from gazing
tlie sickening sjiectacle, and the dead
man was carried down stairs. Ilis body
nil
was taken to the morgue.
Mr. Schofield said concerning the ac
cident:—"I cannot exactly describe tlie
accident. All 1 remember was that I
was wonting near a trestle, when some
thing struck me on the hack of tlie head
and neck and rendered me unconscious.
Tha trestle caught the heaviest part of
the debais. If it had not been so there
would have been two killed probably,
instead of one.
Mr. line said:—"Tbeceiling was heavy.
r ceiling must necessarily be
vnrning, ex
A refrigerat
so constructed. 1 had no
ported no trouble and the Lord only
s bow 1 escaped serious injury.
Building Inspector Grubb
I lust and said no report of tlie building
•n made to him.
km
was seen
i being unsafe had 1
that the mail who wore one of those shin.i
frauds known as xylonite, celluloid and
other ites and nids, was not only pain
j
I A Mm LLb 1
J The Young Man About Town now
Wears Hubber Collars.
Time was, and not so long ago either,
IN NECKWEAR.
'V
fully conscious that lie wasn't wearing
linen, but he knew that everybody else
was sure
they glanced [at it. Its lustre was that
of polished metal, until age had touched
its immaculate stiffness, when it took on
the hue of old ivory, and the exposed
edges and points, cracked and disrepu
table, looked as though tuuched witli a
to recognize the fact as soon as
copjieras green.
Now, all this is changed and tlie young
whose laundry bill bus struck dis
man
may to his heart, rejoices in a collar of
rubber, made in any degree of polish,
from tlie dead starchy white of tlie
household wasli to the glossy finish of the
steam laundry.
Tlie old time vanishing point of this*
triumph of laundry haberdaslierie lias
not been estimated however. Rain or
shine, that collar will hold its own. Tlie
traces of a hard hour's work at putting
up stove pipe can be removed from its
would wash his
surface as easily as one
hands. You can play base ball in that
collar with the thermometer at ninety in
tlie shade and it will stand up like a rock,
| ^ n g ent 0 f (| 1U company won't
i guarantee his product against fire,
• t | |U games touch that collar and
| there is a fire like tlie burning of Mos
| cow anil an odor as of a burning glue
j factory.
j|„ wc , v(T> as the average man does
1 ^ llK1I . l n y hang ids collar on the gas
| jet except on rare occasions, lie would in
; all probahility consider the consequence
' of such an act as only u fitting finale to
' his evening s enjoyment. Be that as it,
j may there are many young men whose
collars stand wet weather with great:
j fortitude, and when curiosity gets tl |e
better of judgment to the point of see
ing information, the answer is usually—
Rubbcr!
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The following men have been elected
as trustees for West Presbyterian church
for three years; J. R. Hudson, J#
Crnzior and C. N. Bower.
THE SUN. Read It.
(lory Dollars Used to Pay Big
Di vidends ^Stockholders.
ALMOST LEGALIZED MURDER
Thousands for Investors, But Not One
Cent for ^Safely—The Pennsyl
vania Railroad's Criminal
Economy.
The funeral of Alfred Payne, tlie young
brakeman, who had his lower limbs cut
off in the West Yard, on November25th,
gives a grim significance to tlie cry that
lias gone up from many hearts over tlie
terrible death rate of the Pennsylvania
railroad in this city, a record of mortal
ity due, in almost every instance, to the
deadly grade crossing and that collossai
piece of criminal economy and bad en
gineering—flic West Yard.
An instance of the destruction of which
this corporation is capable is given in
tlie police report of accidents from No
vember 12 to November 25—two short
weeks.
In that time, to say nothing of tlie
numberless accidents to men who risk
their lives in tlie service of this great
juggernaut there 1ms been three souls
which have gone before their God while
the cry of agony still rose from beneath
tlie grinding wheels of that great grasp
ing corporation, the Pennsylvania Ilail
road,
tirely to tlie exceptional skill of tlie sur
One man lay in agony in tlie Delaware
Hospital for two long weary weeks as a
result of being run down by a train at
Market street crossing and it is due cn
goons connected with that institution
that lie is able to give thanks for tbe
privilege of dragging bis shattered body
through a few more years.
On November 12, James Patton, an
employe of tlie Wilmington City Pas
senger Railway, while crossing the
tracks at Market street was run down by
a freight engine; thrown beneath the
wheels and cut and crushed in a horrible
manner.
Market street crossing is one of the
most important crossings in tlie city
limits and in any city in tbe Union,
save this, a grade crossing would
more be permitted than a
target range for a park of artillery,
On the day following, November Kith,
aged 5t>, a colored
who has never been known to
no
Joshua M. Mercer,
man,
j touch a drop of intoxicating liquor, and
who lias always supported his family by
bis own labor, gave up Ids life nt the
tim to the greed fof dollars, as though
he had been murdered by a thug for tlie
pennies in his pockets. On November
j 22nd the soul of an unknown white man
was hurled before its maker before tlie
as clearly a vie
Eighth street crossing.
f his deatli cry had dual away
echoes
among the network of tracks in the
West Yard.
His body was unrecognizable and
some family will never know what be
came of the missing one, and the cry
and the wail of the orphaned will never
reach the ears or tlie purse of the Penn
sylvania Railroad management.
There is no redress. Tlie law does not
recognize a corporation as amenable to
capital punishment.
On November 24, when all over the
country preparations were being made
for the day of Thanksgiving, that insati
able monster, tbe West Yard, claimed
another victim and tlie song of thanks
giving in one family was hushed to be
succeeded by the moans of a broken
hearted mot herwhosefavorite soil gave up
tiis life to the end tliut some foreign stock
holder might Have tlie dollar that should
have been spent long ago for tlie recon
struction of this deutli trap.
Alfred I'ayne, a man of 25 years, act
ing in the capacity of a brakeman in the
employe of tlie company, was knocked
from tlie top of a freight car by an un
expected jolt and fell beneath tlie wheels
of tlie engine. Bleeding stumps were all
that was left of his lower limbs and in
| less than two hours this man was a
His memory cries out for
j COI .| 1H0 .
L,^
I At every crossing within tlie city
! limUs 011 tll0 )im . ,| lig company's
track(J Htan( i t be lame and the halt—;
| v i ctjmg iu 0VC ry ease of accident. Mis-:
| Hing ^ ttrms fn)lll w | lic .|, ,.| IC i lam l has
jj, t>11 cashed, mere wrecks of men whose
nlftn i 1()0 j ] ia s been crushed out in tlie
Hervicu 0 f t | u , company, serve as sicken
j n g exa mpies of the possibilities at each
crossing.
xhe liyes of mothers, wives and chil
drell are p Ut j,, the keeping of men!
I whose mental capacity is impaired by
| suffering and whose crippled bodies could
no t respond to the need of a victim. Yet
the Pennsylvania Railroad Company has
spent and will spend money to buy leg
islation simply because it is a few dollars
less expensive than tlie building and
maintainance of crossings below or
above grade.
A prominent
flicial of the road is
quoted as having said when asked for
the reason for the removal of the star
which marked the spot at which James
A. Garfield fell under an assassin's bul
let, "To hell with sentiment. It's dollars
Me sounded with un
on this road.'
mistakable tone the keynote of this great
and ruthless destroyer.
"Dollars! Economize! We must pay
fat dividends though every dollar drips
witli the blood of the victims and every
mile of track rings with (lie cries of
agony.
W LMINGTON'S OFFICERS DINE.
Banquet Held at Eden Hull ami At
tended by Many Distinguished
Guests.
Tlie most brilliant social event, during
the stay of the Enited States Gunboat
Wilmington, was tlie farewell banquit
tendered the officers of the warship last
night by the Mayor and City Council
of Wilmington. Tlie banquet was held
at Eden Hull and was attended by scores
of distinguished persons.
Tlie banquet ball was a jierfect
dream. Tlie walls of tlie room
were covered with ricli decorations of
the national colors and at f lic extreme
end of tlie lmll. Grace orchestra dis
coursed music throughout tlie evening.
The guests began to arrive at 7.110 p.
and when all were seated around the
festal board tlie following menu was
served:
m.,
Oysters on"deep shell.
Ilaut sauternc.
Tabasco sauce.
Fresh horseradish.
Mock turtle soup.
Sherry.
Boiled Halibut, a !a Hollandaise.
Parisienno Potatoes.
Hot Boned Trouftled turkey..
Cranberry sauce. Potato Croquettes.
Boast Filet of beef a L'anglaise.
Mushrooms. |Macarom au gratin.
Roman Punch.
Roast Quail on Toast,
Dressed Celery,
Currant Jelly,
Champagne,
Lettuce and Tomato Salad,
Roquefort, Saltines,
Neslerode Pudding,
Harlequin lee Cream,
Grange Sherbet,
Coffee.
Neufchatel,
__ Fancy Cakes,
. ■ (Hives.
j M ;
1
Mayor Henry C. MeLoar was toast
master, and on his right was seated 'for
mer Ambassador Thomas F. Bayard, and
I on^the^leftJConiinander C. Chapman
Todd.
One iiispiring[fcature of the
| lung was the fact that whenever tlie
jilayed a N a t i o n a 1
hymn, (':i]it:iin Todd and nil bis
eve
rcbest ra
officers
rose to their feet and cheered lustily for■
,| u , sentiments of the ..hymn,
ij, 1K i (]„. remaining
ij.ktlielli
cheering. After the
j finished Mayor McLear
| ], :l t in looking around the
t] R . bright ] laces lie
I in
] past
and each
»f t!
guests;
■also and joined heartily in
:
jiarl
,he
111. ■!i' i
wa
arose and said
n t
as confirmed
room
thebehef that tlie
had been an enjoyable
and after a few more remarks lie
called upon Commander Toild for a
speech. Before the Cajitiiiii'stalk Colonel
Leitoh sang a solo entitled, "Old Ken
tucky IIome."i5 It was well received.
Commander Todd said that six i
ago be would not have believed that
there existed any people who
hospitable as those
State, but now all was changed and
the facts as then ready were made
known. Coiiimander_ t Todd said that
when a m i d s li i p in a n in t h e
American navy he had often read of the
waters of the Brandywine. Had the
week
just
one
ays
were so
f bis native
spoke next, made the speecli of the oven
ing, ami in it lie touched upon ali rpies
tions of national import. lie spoke as to
liow some vessels of the new navy might
be built here if tlie river front was im
proved. His address was well received,
Chief Justice Lore, the next speaker,
delivered an address tliut rivalled any.
It being the most humorous of the even
mg.
j II. C. Conrad delivered an interesting
■ talk, and amid a great display of cut Inisi-;
asm, the farewell banquetdo the officers
1 of the Gunboat Wilmington, the last
brandy and wine to-night but no water.
When the officers leave they will leave
their hearts behind them.
Former Ambassador Bayard who
| HOcial function to be tendered them,
closed. Over 1100 guests
A large birthday dinner was given the
. „f the "Gables" last night, in
] R ,nor of the 68th birthday of the pro
1 nrietor, George W. Ortlip. The guests
1 jaesenteil Mr. Ortlip witli n handsome
desk, and Mrs, Ortlip witli a mag
! nificent bouquet of Bridesmaid anil Sou
vun ; r ,j c President Carnot roses in a
c i ove r leaf shaped basket, and was jire-1
rented by Mrs. T. J. Talley. The pre
gentotion speech of tlie desk was made
p,y Stansbury J. Willey, and for both
desk and flowers Arch Deacon Hall re-!
eponded. An orchestra composed of
p ran k Wilson, Collins Tatman and
jlowuril Webster. Dancing and card
pi n yi„g occupied the rest of the evening.
were presiTnl.
.\ llirl liday K(M < p( ion.
Kffil.lt 1 111 iltic
of Ecclesiastical
Power.
HAS NATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE.
Bishop Coleman the Author of the
Church Flag For Protes
tant Episcopal Church
of America.
Tlie Protestant Episcopal Church of
America, and incidentally any other
branch of the Christian church in this
country, is to have a flag, emblematic of
ecclesiastical power. Tlie .birthpla ce of
the idea which is to culminate in the es
tablishmcnt of tlie Hag, is right here in
Wilmington, and by the action ofjts
author, lit. Rev. Leighton [.Coleman,
Bishop of the Diocese of Delaware, all
eminent divines, ecclesiast ical bodies and
the whole church in America will turn
their eyes upon tlie sixty-foot flag-pole
in front of the .little] chapel atJBishop
stead, fromjtlie Jluilyards JofJ which -will
float a church flag, the first"onej in all
America.
Bishop Coleman Jis a mangof eiiconi
passing .[intellectual knowledg e, a nd
after much thought and extensive study
upon the question, he |eamo to th e con
clusion (.that the ^Protestant Episcopal
church in America must have a flag;
must float from her flag-staff an emblem
which will denote patriotism for one's
church and which is expected primarily
to keep tlie people in a kno wledge of
church events. Tlie movement is not
exclusive but the venerable Bislinp when
contemplating the founding of this
institution had in mind his
previous statements in regard to
the position of his church in America,
lie said it would lx: difficult to convince
people of the propriety of calling tlie
Protestant Episcopal Church' the Na
tional Church of America. Strictly speak
ing, there has not been for many years
any religious body, in tlie Enited States
which could either,Jfnmij-ecognitiun by
law and custom or from universal pre
doininence, claim to be. the National
Church. But when it. is remembered
that in the. beginning, what is popularly
known as the English Church washy
charier and law established in tliooldei
mies; that more than any Jollier er
she bad ti
tlie nation,
in the period of the Civil
1
clcsiaslical organization
is instituting
with
du
Rial,
War, with ils muintcimucc and reunion;
and 1 1 ml. while conservative and Catlio
lie in her character, she yet is distinci
lively American in spirit, there would
seem to be ample justification for using
the title, "American Church.'
From
this it would seem the Bishop's movc
istublishiug ti ehrueli (lag, is
with entire appropriateness as to the
specific church of origination.
Probably one of the most important
objects which Bishop Coleman antici
pates the fiag to accomplish, is tin en
lightenment of tliu people in regard to
church history.
nielli 111
In regard to the manner in which this
desired end will lie acquired, the Bishop
gave ns an illustration the raising of the
stars and stripes upon certain occasions,
and the feeling that existed among Amor,
leans when they see Old Glory Hying in
tlie breeze. A person is walking by a
building over which tlie American en
sign is displayed, lie knows tlie fiag
and lie realizes that some significance is
attached to it upon that occasion. He
stops to think what day it is, and
tries by locating that, to see
the flag is floating in commemo
ration of some historical event, if
the reason tlie flag's appearance there
occurs to him he goes on happy with his
thoughts roaming back to the happening
of which tlie day is an anniversary. If
he cannot account for tlie raising
fly so doing maybe uppnised of sonic
event of national import of which In
bad previously been ignorant.
if
fro
an.e in churcl
n i liureh of
emblem, Ibis fiag ■ f tbe'eliuivh floating
over the edifice. One jniusesaml if
o le is aware of 1 lie reason fi r which
tlv flag is raised one solemnly recalls .
t ie happening that is so commemorated,
But if one does not know why the flag (
appears on that particular day, one im
mediately inquires, and when told that
day, so many years ago, a certain Imp
[iviiiiig took place in the church's history,
is made that much wiser in the his
buy _ . .
At tlie Bishoptcnd, Bishop Coleman
lias erected a very graceful flag-pole ex-,
tending sixty feet above ground and sur-,
f
tlie emblem be will make inqnii
and
i
jcli'Kiiisticnl flag is to fly j
Now this
a flag polo at
B|.isoopal Church in America, and all |
at her churches who eoiisoeiate with the |
•nt, oil days of sjK'cial import -
Passing by ,
•very Prole?*fant
'
movoi
Inslory.
nil'
Ills
f the Bible.
.ls,a*5
III
ft my- .j -
mounted by a cross. The pole is situated
just in front of the chapel door and on
this will be raised the first church flag
ever displayed in America.
Tlie exact design which will appear
upon the flag lias notas yet been fully
determined, but Bishop Coleman is in
close consultation with several distin
guished Protestant Episcopal divines and
friends, and expects to have the entire
matter finally arranged in a very short
time. The flag will be made by the W.
II. Harstraan Company of Philadelphia.
It is quite probable that the flag will be
quartered by a line running perpendicu
lar and cut at right angles by a parallel
stripe. In the two left hand spaces it is
probable that some design of the church
will appear, while to the right will bo
found Latin verses. The color of the flag
is as yet to be decided.
This important movement is one of
great national religious significance, and
when the institution is squarely launched
the wheels of the religious world will bo
set agog by comment upon the act. Or
ganizations of more or less importance
have adopted emblematic banners, and
some few have attempted to adopt a flag,
but never has any organization in Amer
ica adopted a flag as its emblem. The
(lag is associated first, last, and all the
time with civil governments, and the ad
vent of the flag of the Protestant Epis
copal Church of America, which may bo
adopted by all Christian churches, will
be heralded as an event of national im
portance and significance, and the effect
of its coming w ill be eagerly noted.
Milford Matters.
Joshua Crow, colored, was arraigned
before Justice of tlie Peace Fonlk, on
Thursday and sentenced to (10 days ip
I lover jail for vagrancy.
Prof. Clias. B. Morris 'and wife are in
Frankford, Del., visiting relatives.
T ,i • Misses Lizzie and Nettie Sliockly,
of Dover, spent Thanksgiving here with
relatives.
Mr. W. U. Davis, of Philadelphia, is
the guest of Senator Geo. F. Pierce and
is enjoying gunning for quail and rabbits
while here.
W. T. Naulis, Dr. and Mrs. G. Layton
Grier and son {Charles, spent Thanks
giving with Dr. and Mrs. P. T. Carlisle,
Ir., in Frederica.
(In Friday one of the finest car loads of
horses numbering 25, was received at this
-la ion from t he state of Wyoming, that
ivas ever received here, they were young
iml unbroken, mid were turned onion
tlie farm of tbe lion. Jno. W. Causey.
They belong to .Mr. Peter(). Virden, who
lias been residing in Wyoming for sev
eral years, who with a brother, who is
now sheriff of one of the counties in that
state, were former residents of 8:
county. Mr. Virden will sell tliis lot of
aoiKcsat Windsor's Hotel.
Edwin L. Welsh, of Philadelphia, and
'oh Hunter, of Wilmington, have been
here on a gunning triji.
Hypnotism lias invaded this town.
Warren & Eastbnrn are in the Armory
Hull this week, and put one of their men
to sleep on Thursday night at 10 o'clock
in the Hall and then put him in tlie
large window at Pierce & Pleasanton's
drug store where lie is on exhibition for
48 hours. It creates much sensation
among some classes.
William Tyre, of Georgetown, s|xnt
Thanksgiving with Silas M. Reynolds.
Nlrs. Manley Drennan and daughter
Bose, of Elkton, Md., are'visiting Mrs,.
Drennan's sister, Mrs. George IV. Mare*
shall.
Many friend's from Dover and other
towns attended the funeral of II. II.
Smoot, which took place [Friday after
noon at 2 o'clock in tin'Odd Fellows'
Cemetery, the Bov. II. L. Bunstein
officiating.
Mr. and Mrs. Solomon Matthew have
vturnod from Philadelphia, where they
have been visiting their children for
several weeks.
ussex
imieli to the gratification of the ladies in
charge.
the limn who was
was identified to-night as that of John
IV. St. Claire, of Philadelphia. Tlie re
mains will be shipped to that place,
......
t,K ' 1 '"versity of Lahfornia ni a recent
cnmpeUon f° r new and effective college
cnos '
llosscll, of Dulnmr, gjicnt
Thanksgiving with hin fatluT, Kohert
Get
The tea held at. Mrs. II. S. BunstfiiTs
Friday evening for the benefit of the
Girls' Industrial School of Wilmington,
which was in charge of the W. C. T. U.
UoHsell.
Indies here, was wry mueli of a success,
The Body Idcnt ified.
CiiKsTiut, I'll., Nov. 27.—Tin: body of
so Imrribly mangled
tlie P. W. A B. B. B. Friday night
Over seventy yells were handed in at

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