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WILMINGTON, DELAWARE, TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 1898.
ONE CENT
VOL. 1. NO. 176.
I.|
DECLARE VAR
Morn
Resolutions Passed This
ing Declaring the Indepen
dence of the Island of
Cuba.
PRESIDENT MUST NOW ACT
•Spain Must Withdraw Her Land and Naval Forces from
and Cuban Waters—The President Di
rected to Use all the Available Laud and
Naval Forces Deemed Necessary to
Enforce the Resolution—When
Free Cuba Will Govern
Her Otvn Island.
Cuba
. .
April 19.—Both the
declared waraeainst
Senate and C ngre. . It a ag
i
The resolution as passed was as ful
J
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. . ..
disclaims any disposition or intention to,
Special to The sun.
YVasHIXI iTOX,
Spain this morning at 3 o'clock, after a
prolonged conference which lasted all of
last evening and up until the time speci
fied.
Under the joint resolutions adopted
the entire responsibility rests witli Presi
dent McKinley and he will be compelled
to act immediately.
The scene when the text of the full
resolution became known surpasses de
scription and cheers resounded on all
together with manifestations
tlie wildest enthusiasm.
sides,
lows:
First. That the jieople of the Island of
Cuba are right, and must be free and in
dependent..
Second. That it is the duty of the
United States to demand and the Gov
ernment of tin* United States does and
hereby demand that the Government of
Spain at once relinquish its authority
and government in the Island of Cuba
and withdraw its land and naval forces
from Cuba and Cuban waters.
Third. That the President of the
United Slates lx* and hereby is directed
and empowered to use the entire land
and Naval force of ttie United States and
call into the actual service of the United
States tiie militia of the several States to
such extent as may be necessary to carry
these resolutions into effect.
Fourth. That tiie United States hereby
exercise sovereignly jurisdiction or con
trol over the said Island except forthc
pacification thereof and asserts its de
termination when this is accomplished
to leave the government and control ol
the Island to its people.
Tlie preamble to this resolution speaks
of Spain's barbarity and cruelty to the
horror of an outraged and Christianized
world: denounces Spain as blowing up
the Maine while the battleship lay in
supposed peaceable waters and the send
ing of 2liti brave American sailors to
their death.
Special to The six.
YV.isiiinutox, April IS.— The House of
Representatives by a vote of 179 to 139
today knocked out the Semite resolu
tion recognizing tlie Republic of Cuba.
The decision was reached only after
the most desperate contention between
tiie friends of recognition and their op
ponents. It was like tin* struggle of two
mighty wrestlers, first one yielding to
the opposing force and then the other.
Speaker lfosd was never known before
to work so hard and openly for any
cause. lacking confidence in the
strength of his own aids, and unwilling
to take any chances he even extended
his efforts to the Democratic side of the
House. , .
Every Republican in the House who is
a follower of the Siieaker was enlisted in
the cause of non-concurrence in the
.senate amendment. The most terrific
pressure that can be brought to bear on
party men was put upon those Kepubli
cans who insisted on voting for concur
rence. Lorimer, of Chicago, and Brom
well, of Ohio, were subjected to the most
severe pressure. Openly in the presence
of the whole assemblage, large groups of
the Speaker's followers pressed around
them, arguing and gesticulating.
Kvery other recalcitrant was sur
rounded by a group of protesting and in
sistent members. Every argument that
could appeal to a partisan was made,
after attempts at logical reasoning and
special representation had failed.
In the delegations of eacli and every
State, there was a fierce struggle, the
Foraker people fighting with all force for
the Senate resolutions.
Meanwhile Mr. Reed moved slowly
about among the members or held whis
isired conferences with his lieutenants,
i On the Democratic side of the House
tliere was almost as much confusion.
A few were insisting that the proposi
tion to concur, with an amendment
striking out the recognition of the Re
J public, should be supported by Demo
| crate, but the main body insisted on
simple concurrence in the Senate amend
merit. A caucus was suggested and on
the point of lx*ing asked for, but was
abandoned as being calculated to give a
partisan character to their action.
The forces of the radical pro-Cuban
Republicans—the "recalcitrants"—which
a few days ago ntimberel over a bun
dred, slowly melted away under the
heat of friction and party pressure. .Inst i
before tlie House met at 12 o'clock the j
leaders of the recalcitrants claimed but
about eighteen on w hom they could
certainly rely, hut said they would have
more than that on the vote.
Tlie plan of procedure adopted was for
the Administration and the "conserva
live lorees to all vote to concur tit the
resolution, with an amendment striking
out the recognition of the Republic of
Cuba. The opposition motion concured
without further amendment, tins latter
motion to be supported by such mem
bers of the House who agree with the
Senate.
The i-opulists and Siiventes voted j
solidly against a n.otion to concur with
amendment.eliminating the recognition I
clause hi tin* . enute '^''''ttmn. The j
Populists had an informal conferenct j
cided ti) stamUo'a man fo"'"tlte Senate j
resolution as it passed the Senate.
The strong argument on the conserva- [
live side was that if the House accented i
t be Senate resolutions, as reported by!
the Foreign Registrations Committee of
that body, the Senate coulct afford to,
yield on the question of immediate |
recognition ot the Republic. They in -1
sisted that the Senate could afford to do i
this since war was rendered inevitable
by the resolutions; even witlumt the
recognition clause, and that the early j
recognition of independence uns also
assured witlumt, that clause.
Up to the hour of voting man v mem -1
Iters did not know how they would vote. I
Some of them seemed to change position I
every few minutes. A most extraordi
nary eonfiision lx*wildered the situation. !
Tbe motion to concur m the Senate
resolutions us they are was made, »c- (
cording to previous^understanding, by
Mr. Brom well of Ohio, a Republican.
tiling of the
d
Immediately after tlie ret
journal the resolutions coming over from
the Senate were laid before the House
and read. Mr. Dingley then submitted
his motion to concur," with an amend
ment striking out the recognition of the
Republic of Cuba, and Mr. Brom well
ltnved to simply concur. The previous
question was ordered without a division,
and the first vote occurred on tlie Ding
ley motion.
The roll-call on this was begun about
12.23, and the Dingley motion was
carried by a vote of 179 yeas to 13(i nays.
Tux Measure Unpopular.
Doveii, Del. April 18.—That the effort
on a part of a few of the officials of this
town to secure authority from the Legis
lature to increase t,li« taxation is not
popular is evidenced by the number of
signatures which lias been placed on the
remonstrance, as it now contains several
hundred names of bona fide tax
payers.
INFORMATION WITHHELD.
Allegation Matin that (lie Dial..
Stale Iron Company Refused an
Officer News.
. Thomas Baker, an employe of the old
ferrv mill of the Diamond State Iron
Company, had his right leg crushed be
low the knee at an early hour yesterday
afternoon.
At the time of the accident Baker was
working in a pile of scrap iron when one
of the sheets fell and pinned him to the
ground.
He was released by his fellow work
men and subsequently removed to the
Delaware Hospital in the Phoenix ambu
lance. It is feared the leg will have to
be amputated.
As is necessary in instances of this
kind an officer called at the office of the
company,"and it is alleged, was refused
tlie information required, by one of those
in charge, who, it is said, stated that if
they had anything for publication it
would be given the newspapers by the
firm.
The officer later in the day secured
the news in reference to the accident
.. ,, „ ,
W i liatn Mansfield, charged w ith beg
ging and using profane and abusive lan
in guage, was given $10 and costs or in de
fault, sixty clays in the county jail.
John Holliday, a bov about lb years
of age. was fined $1 and costs for corner
'oimpng.
Michael O Toole, whose hail bond
was Un elt °cl °. n * r, dav, appeared in
co ! irt ^ lIS nlornin 8 an< * t " e ca9e was ( * 18 *
Jacob Thornton, colored, who uas
cl ! ar S? ed wl,1 ' acting disorderly and
whose case was continued until this
morning, was dismissed by request ot
Assistant Solicitor Galloon. |
-' . I
Defences of Delaware ltiver.
The rep tied establishment of sub
marine mines in tlie Delaware River,
„ e ar Fort Delaware, has been the cause
u f considerable alarm to shad fishermen,
w hnse season is now well started, and to
others, who fear interference with their
vocation in the vicinity of the mines.
Major Raymond, the United States
engineer officer in charge of the defences
of the Delaware River was asked what
ground there was for their fears, and how
the planting of the mines would inter
fere with the navigation of the river.
Major Raymond said that, of course,
submarine mines have vet been
planted in the river. When it is done
due notice will be given.
"We are ready," said he, "to estab
hj 8 |, the mining defence at a moments
notice and the work can he done before
;., Id ilt* vessel can possibly ascend the
r j wr- o ' j
j n re-plv to the question whether the
mines would lx- uangerous to friendly
vease | a Major Raymond said that they I
i W ould not be dangerous if the river were
j navigated under strict regulations.
**^ a snon a s the river is mined," ho I
fla jd, "all navigation between sunset and
gimrise will have to he suspended. j
"No vessel could safely pass through
mlr ,„i ne fields unless conducted by a
confidential pilot of the government. L,
The locations of the mines will be known I
on | y by the engineer otlicers ami the j
commanding officers at the forts."
The supposition is that when the mines
have been established at Fort Delaware, | L.
gaar(1 boats will be placed on duty above UU
allJ below the field to halt vessels at
night and direct them to anchor, and in
j tlle daytime to place on-board a govern
ment pi | ot t(l mke them safely through
I tille mine field.
j -
j Funeral Train.
j The funeral of Frank A. Gardner
took place yestei day morning fronithe
[ ^ ^
i No. 2l.s wtst se\emu street. j"e ser
vices were held at St. leters R. ( .
Church. .
Among the Moral offerings sent wit.
| one from the Young Men a Democratic *
Club. Interment was made at New *
i Cathedral Cemetery.
Rer. J. J. Connolly read the mass for
the dead, and preached an eloquent ser
mon on ''Death and tbe Resurrection, j * •
The pal 1-beareis were Dr. Philip Tray -1 •.
nor, Harry Graham, James r. Kane,
Mark McKenna, Stephen Me Nee and
Herman Gossen. .
The body of Benjamin r. ..trickier, l()
73 years old, was buried yesterday alter- 0 ,
noon. Services were lie cl at us '
ho me, No. 4.. a ! YV.
y y f H.
frtuitls and inemteis of Jatfayettt Lodge, ,,
No. 14, A. . and j. f*; • /J 1 "1?; // ' |
>0.-1, 1 D. >• 1 ■■ "jf "■
r I '.m.s ^i ire n - 1 5 The las -na
rtelr.t.ition sent a floral shin as a tribute !
d 1SralS«^re hJldte^m
ing over the remains of Mrs. Minnie
Irene Jackson, the young wife of J. YV.
Jackson, at the residence of her father, the
Horace B. YVood, No. 2102 Market street.
The interment will he made at Royers
ford, Pa., today. tlie
The body of Adam Jefferson Ander
W '' ag 'brought 1 'to 'tldscii'v vesterduv
morning and taken to the Wilmington
oeirried MisH lulia I tennis of
C MaXt street He was burie P<'t
bde his wifc W "ns "of theMd be
Fellows and Knights of Pythias of Phi la
dleplna, of which he was a member, at
tended the funeral.
Munici|):il C
Before Judge Ball in Municipal Court
last evening Thomas Mulqueen, colored,
charged witli disorderly conduct at the
B. A O. railroad station, was fined $10
and costs of case.
The eases of Mary E. Sh ins and Julia
Johnson, both colored, charged with
disord rly conduct and using profane
language," was continued until thismorn
i-t.
tng.
In the same court yesterday morning
the case of Levi Cannon, alias Starkey, I
charged with the larceny of chickens
from J. Brown, was continued until to
day.
Timothy Hvde has re urned to Ilock
essin from this city.
11 EXPIRED ON SUNDAY
Lewis C Vandegrift Re-appointed
District Attorney.
TO PROSECUTE BOGGS CASE.
Hugh 0. Browne, K-q., Will Possibly
Ik* Ap|H>int«il by President McKin
ley as His Successor-*Mr.
Byrne ail Aspirant.
Immediately after the opening of the
United States District Court in the
Federal Building yesterday morning,
United States District Attorney Ijewis ('.
Vandegrift arose and addressing Judge
Bradford, announced that his term of
office had expired on Sunday evening.
Continuing, lie said that lie
had received a commission as United
States District Attorney ad interim from
tlie department, which lie requested to
be filed.
The commission was dated April ISth,
1898 and read as follows:
"Whereas, A vacancy in the office of
attorney of the United States for the
district of Delaware exists by tlie ex
piration of the term of Lew is ('. Vande
grift, and
"Whereas, The public interests and
the business of the said office require
that the same shall be filled at once,
"Now, therefore, by virtue of the au
thority vested in me by the 793d section
of the Devised Statutes of the United
States, I, George Sliiras, Jr., associate
justice of the Supreme Court of the l Jiited
States, alloted to the Third district, do
hereby appoint Lewis C. Vandegrift
j f( serve aa such attorney of tlie
United States until an appointment
j s made by the President and the
appointee is duly qualified, and no
i ollKer .-*
When Clerk Smith finished reading
t iie commission, Mr. Vandegrift was
sworn in by Judge Bradford, after which
tlie commission was filed. During these
ceremonies the court officials, the grand
j uror9 and the few visitors remained
8tamting .
The proceeding reappointing Mr. Van
degrift is due to the fact that lie is the
| on j,, one at the present -time who could
I intelligently conduct the case against
William N. Boggs and the persons who
assisted him fn the looting of the First
National Bank of Dover.
This Ml no way affects the candidacy
of Hugh G. Browne, Esq., and William
M. Byrne, Esq., tor the appointment to
the office of United States District At
torney. as it is understood that at the
conclusiMist.t the trials of Mr. Boggs and
toy othdjjMfc,^pru^yesident McKinley
will appoint either one or the other of
the gentlemen named to the position.
1 he concensus of opinion at this time
of both Republican and Democratic poll
bicians is that Mr. Browne will secure
the prize. .
This does not reflect in the least on
the candidacy ot Mr. Byrne, but it is
contended that Mr. Browne deserves the:
office from the fact that lie is eminently]
qualified for the position and is the ■
chairman of the Delaware State Repttbli- ]
can committee.
Mr. Byrne has also
zealous worker for tl
party; is a so capable of filling the othce. j
out the Ixdiet is that Mr. Browne will j
secure the appointment through the
President by the united labors of his
friends.
To Resurrect a Charter.
The ineairnorators will again trv to lift
L, iecharter if the Economic Life Insur
,, w hich w-is granted bv
* '
The char ei was granted to the incor
. do a regular life insurance
L. ]S - I11( , SS g '
UU T , ; n Vornortor« are- Ilenrv (' Robin
/DanfcP \\- Tireiorlion.'George !
j i,,,, * I" 1 , <, i,,: i s F Bavard Hon
stansburv j'. YVillev, Joseph P Pyle, m! j
Peter L. Tomlinson, M. D.,W. S.
Hoffman, Hon. John M. Rogers, 11. F. |
Dure. T. B. Smith, J. L. Calender, J. L. !
Devon, John 11. Hofifecker, Charles II.
Richards. > M. D, William T. Causey, |
William du Pont \' \'iiidain M
a. II. Ch ' ' '
. . , . f several venrs
' incornorators will now trv to take
!ls "i,,,* i» 1Mn
.. . . , l',. • ineoraoriitors for ar
* . 0 - -vine!;-' Dnniel
* • P *• > ' . WPlia ml)
u. i/.i.., ir' i.''«•
\v: i iI/ '
• 4, \i" V Ilmrhes'
* • • . . - ,. h ' i to
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*
W oiilil Serve L note 8am. |
Should a call lx* made for men to go
l() t | 1( , Itlt , at ,| IU . ( > j. N .Kates, division , to
, )el . a | ll |. at ,j lt , j> ti \\\ |y railroad, ]
would lx- minus some of his operators. I
YV. C. Feeblyoperator at Elkton, and
H. S. Davirol Edge wood, are meiubers
,, (|h . ml || t . ln- /. | . Bowman ot Mag-1
nolia and >1. L. Been* of Bu.tiniorc nre
P.uienihers of the Naval Reserves.
ne'l-The
Amendment File 1.
In the Unite,1 States District Court
yesterday afternoon an amendment was
filed in t he case oi JIarv A. Reakitt vs.
the steamboat Ella on a libel for coaling. ,
Judge Bradford referred the case u,
United States Commissionet Smith for
tlie taking of additional testimony. the
_ *
Now 8 «"' 1
Ma ? u ' r Cafpcnter J. L. Smith, of the
piachig'^in posUhm aT.ulT span'^
bridge No. 34. better known as the Shell
P<'t Bridge. The new bridge which will
be lat^enough to aceoiLodate four
'™»*«. 1 U',®
8 . -j j ,
p^tedwitlZa few days '
I
been a hard and |
he Republican
City Treasurer Curry is on the sick list.
"The Farmer*/ Rank at Georgetown
is holding worthless paper, upon
which money was raised to buy Demo
cratic votes for the last ten years/*—
.Jerome B. Bell, in the Sunday Star.
THE EDUCATIONAL BILL
Houses of the Legislature Consider
it While In Joint Session.
Special to The Sun.
Dovjck, April IS. —The morning session
of tlie House was called at 10.30, but
there was no business ready for immed
iate action.
The following bills were read and re
ferred: An act regulating the practice of j
dentistry in the State of Delaware; an act
to enable W. M. Jefferson to occupy cer
tain lands in Lowes and Kehoboth him
dred.
After these two hills had been referred
to their proper committees, Speaker Big
gin suggested if no other bills were ready
for the House that the members go into
consideration of the substitute for the
educational bill, so as to become fam
iliar with its provisions and to better
prepare them for discussing it intelli
gently when the time came for action to
he taken upon it.
Adjournment was accordingly taken
and tlie bill was taken up.
In the Senate no business was trans
acted during the morning session, a re
cess being taken in order to participate
in the consideration of the educat.onal
hill in the House.
Tlie House continued consideration of
clock.
of
to
of
viuing ror payment ot employes oi cor
porations in cases of insolvency passed
the House by a bare majority, although
but two votes were against it. The op
position remained silent until the vote ni
was called for, and as there were but
twelve members present at tlie time they
thought they could defeat its passage by U
laying low and saving nothing,
but tlie unlooked for appearance of Mr. u
Wilson at the critical moment spurted 2
the plans and the bill passed. j
There was but one bill brought up in [[
the Sedate during the day, the House ]{j
bill providing for the levying of a capi
tation tax, which was read and referred, he
The Speaker of the Senate appointed
Messrs. Pvle, Moore and Stewart a com- [j
mittee to confer with the Mouse coin- ,
mittee upon the bill granting to the city
■ of Wilmington a new charter,
] MeUn.i.m-iiir.
j ...
j YY ill oi hi-ank A.C.urilner l.eail at the
Office of the Security Trust
Company
^ 1
Ihe will of trank A. Gardner, de- i
ceased, was opened and read yesterday
afternoon in the Security Trust and Safe
ncta»it (.oiupany.
ft bequeathed $.>000 and fixtures per
taming to Ins business at .Seventh and &
Shipley streets tins city, to Miss Salhe
, , , ,
The residue of the estate was left to , and
llis His ' er ' M ,ss Ll11 '? Darduer, with the
exception of a small sum given to his |
grandmotliei, .Irs. Mugtiiiv.
Shc being deceased this sum will go to
tl'enexthen-, Mix. James Fox in
. " {SMS,*" lt, en, " e ostate
Bas ' alc< at the
- of
.-mmcU up the Delaware.
The American Line steamer St. Paul, iSt .
which has been chartered bv the govern-.
tnent. passed up the Delaware river
early yesterdry nioniiiig to Cramps'
shipyard to he converted into an auxtli-;
ar >' cruis>.*r. Many Wilniingtonians
watched tier progress. She reached New
Y'ork on Saturday evening, from South
ampton, and the work of discharging her: ^ ri
was carried on with all possible haste, i
and on Sunday morning she was ready j
to leave for Philadelphia. ;
; \t 3.30 o'clock Sunday evening she :
passed up from the ltolaware capes, and | fbe
was brought to anchor at a point in the j
river, it beilng deemed too great a risk alu
to bring the vessel all the wav to po t
last night. Y\
\ large force of men were immediately
plllw , d at work on the steamer when she
lvuc |„,d Cramps', and the changes
iweessarv to make her an auxiliary of
enfisf,. wifi be completed in as short a
time as posuble.
next vessel ot l he American Line
that will arrive at Cramps to he com 1
'-led into a entire,- will be the St.
Runs, n Inch sailed on .aturdnj froH V '
Southampton lor New York
, •• was announced yesterdav that the bitt
steamers Pans and New Y ork, also Grea
chartered from the American Line by
the governinunt, would come to ( ramps
tor the meessary altemtions. I
ballast flw'XeV ! YRrk on' SatuXy!°thr^ a
hours alter the St. Louis The i'ans is
tw ^ hi, Vine ,
mediately discharged, and the vessel will ...
start back for New York in ballast, M *
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Miss Ada Quinby of this cily, spent ]
Sunday as the guest of Mies Essie Myers., but,
Forty member, of the Wilmington;'' ad
Bicycle Club went to Chester on Sun- at
day.
the educational bill until 4
During the consideration Mr. McCoy of
New Castle, presented the following pe
tition from the Board of Education of
New Castle: "Resolved, that the presi
dent and secretary be instructed to write
to Mr. McCoy that it is tlie sense of this
board that tiie proposed new sciiool law
should not apply to the schools of this
city in any particular."
The petition was signed by the presi
dent and secretary of tlie New Castle
Board of Education. During the after
noon session the following bills were
acted upon: Read and referred, act in re
lation to annointment of coroners nhv
ml ton to appointment of coroners phy
sician in New Castle county. Passeil,
act providing for assessing and collect
ing a capitation tax; act securing to lab
orers and employe's of corporations
wages in cases of insolvency.
Mr. Hopkins' substitute for the educa
tional bill was formally presented to the
House, and consideration will be had at
morning session .Tuesday. The bill pro
viding tor payment of employes of cor
porations in cases of insolvency passed
the House by a bare majority, although
but two votes were against it. Tlie op
position remained silent until the vote
was called for, and as there were but
twelve members piesent at the time they
thought they could defeat its passage by
laying low
blit th
|
ESTxVTE DISPOSE!) OF.
City.
To Take Testimony in the Boggs
Case.
WAS MR. DANBY A WITNESS.
but
re
of j
act
The interest in the case of William N.
Boggs and those who materially assis
ted him in the looting of the First Na
tional Bank, of Dover, is still unabated,
The Grand Jury of the United States
District Court reconvened in tlie Federal
building yesterday morning and at 11.40
o'clock the members retired to the room
assigned them for the purpose of taking
more testimony in reference to tlie case,
to The jury continued in session until a .
few minutes after the noon hour and
again went into session at 2 o'clock yes
terday afternoon.
It is alleged that John H. Dauby,
cashier of the Union National Bank of
lids city, who had been subpoenaed as
a witness in the morning claimed tlie
entire attention of tlie grand jury in the
of afternoon.
They remained in session until after f>
o'clock, which is considered as
what unusual as the regular hour for ad
journment is 4 o'clock.
What the testimony was that was al
leged to have been given by Mr. Danby
is not known, but it is stated that it
abounded in sensational features.
Supposition That Something Will
lie Made Kuown Today in the
Looting of First Nath mil
Bunk of Dover.
This is tlie program for the Sunday
.school Institute of the diocese of Dcla
war e, to he held at Trinity Church on
Thursday Morning session—10 30 a
ni | 10 | y communion and address the
bishop- 11 30 a m '
Schot»l''s Spiritual Side
U e opened by Revs li W Forsyth of
PhilaUelphia and Yrchdeacon G YV
u ame ofSm'vrna Yl'ternoon session—
2 ;jo p m "The Child's Share in Giv
j ng » ' Discussion to be opened by Rev *
[[ j. During of Philadelphia and Y
]{j c |,ards of Wilmington 3 30 p m
-The Model Teacher" Discussion to
he 0 .^ lle d bv L N Calev of Philadel
phia, and II. Adair of Wflminiiton 4 30
[j intermission 4 43 p p the
, iae stion box the committee iii charge
"
i Cards were sent out vosterdav an"
pouncing the wedding of Miss Alice O'
Ford, daughter of the late Thomas Ford,
and niece of Peter J. Ford, to Elmer P.
Dougiiertv,formerly of the firm of Lynch
& Cl) . The ceremony will take place on
Wednesday, April 27, and will he
brated at St. Paul's R. 0. Church, Fourth
, and Jnckson streets.
-
Chancellor Nicholson will sit in chatn
at 1)(ivel . t(K j av an(1 bear argument
in the injunction case of John YV. and
Mary E. Pennington vs. John E. Lewis,
the parties to tiie action being residents
of Newark and the question at issue be
io^^T lte/nev' ^ihl rep^
iSt . n { the complainants and* William T
, , ,
• l,, b H. Jackson, president of the
Jackson and Sharp ( o., arrived home
early Sunday morning from a month's
^ ri P l .° England. He returned on the
American liner St. laid, which lias
been chartered by the government.
The passengers on the vessel learned
bvm the-steamer I arts, which passed
fbe St. lattl on Ihursday that matters
bulked warlike between this country
alu * /l )ain - The (juarteriiiaster of the
' ; ul ' 18 a YV ilmingtou hoy, Richard
Y\ ebb, a son of trailk W ebb.
Grand Master Workman J. E. Carroll
of the Ancient Order United Workman,
recently received a letter ft- the poet
master at New Castle inquiring as.to the
Delaware Workman, two different com
panics now publishing a paper under a
' J ' '! f , 1 , a . lias
pm x* I interest in l ie publication,
bitt s. n.ply ,las a con tract with the
Grea ei \\ ilt ing .m 1 riming Co. to
publish tin* oll.cial iiniiomicements.
Bishop 8ei iously III.
a [m'i',' 1 !, ", ho Jffif
nliagt | in Metlmilist^ Episcopal Confer
a " d
... «/,•/' / lllt IL " 1 . |i°u-m C0 'f, r '
M * ' fry n general debility. He
(If^wSlch
began at Dover, N. II., last YVcdnesday,
but, in consequence of failing health,
ad to relin^shits presidency. He is
at *be Murray Hill Hotel. New York
of
of
some
YVhetherany part of this had any ref
erence to United States Senator Richard
Rollins Kenney or John F. Sauisbury
could not be ascertained.
Among these who visited the district
attorney's office yesterday were: H. A.
Richardson, William N. Boggs, Irving
Boggs and Ezekiel Cooper.
Mrs. William N. Boggs arrived at the
Federal Building at noon, and dined
there with her husband.
No indictments have as yet been pre
sented by the grand jury, but it is
thought possible that something will be
known before the jury adjourns today.
S.ibbath School Institute.
"The Sunday
' Discussion to
He|iaii'ing a Canal.
Extensive repairs are being made to
the Delaware ik Cliesaix*ake canal. The
embankments have been strengthened
and in some places new logs and planks
have taken the places of old ones which
had seeti better days.
Approaching Nuptials.
cele
Injunction Hearing Today.
Mr. Jackson Hcturus.
Tho Dr la ware* Work man.
City.

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