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\ SUN TUL 1 fir /Sr; ri ■i\ fc anu] WILMINGTON, DELAWARE, SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 1898. ONE CENT tVOL. 1. NO. 222. DESTRUCTION OF MERRIMAC WAS SAMPSON'S MASTER STROKE Considered^ by Administration as a Wonderfully Brilliant Naval Feat. r A Successful Move of Americans Will Enable the Heaviest Warships to Bombard Havana. Brilliant Strategic Move. -Special Dispatch to The Sun. Wasiiixotox, June 4.— Several reasons are given for Admiral Sampson wishing to closet-lie harbor of Santiago, one of them being that as this is the time for heavy storms oft* the Cuba coast one of these coming now might compel the fleet to beat a retreat and tlie Spanish fleet might escape while they were away. Another is that having prevented the Spaniards from leaving the Santiago harbor, Admiral Sampson or Commodore Schlev can withdraw a number of their vessels to convoy tlie expedition to Porto Rico, or if tlie rumor is true that ■Camilla's fleet is coming to the West Indies from Cadiz (hut this is not-be lieved in Washington) Admiral Samp Bon will have bis vessels free to go anu meet them. Altogether the action in sinking the Merrimac is applauded at . the Navy Department as a very briliiant Strategic move. It is tlie opinion of naval officers that the harbor is now that the entrance ti effectively blocked, two monitors, with a swift cruiser and two or three small torpedo or gunboats will be sufficient to guard the entrance, while Schley and Sampson can go at once to convoy the troops to Porto Rico and elsewhere. is sail! that the Merrimac was almost emptied of Her coal cargo, and tlie officials here think that she must- have had a good load oi iron or stone on board before she started on her perilous expedition. . .. . In tlie engineering department- it is said that it would be impossible for the Spanish fleet to clear the channel oi the wreck of the Merrimac. It is said it would take several weeks to raise such an obstruction. The receipt of dispatch announcing that Admiral Sampso., bad sent tlie Merrimac into tlie harbor for tlie pur ose of blockading tlie channel led to it ■ neim-officiafiv announced that the ,f the sinking of the Merrimac was It eing s news expected. It was stated positively that this ac tion on the part of Admiral Sampson was a part of the program for attack ing Santiago, and that it was known that lie wi« going to call for a volunteer crew. .1 Captain James M. Miller, who refused to abandon his ship and led the expedition, is known to be a wonderfully brave and dariir' man, and when it was known that lie had conducted the expedition ■ fficcrs were satisfied that it the naval would succeed. .... , They declare that ins feat- equals in darin'^ that of Admiral Ilcwi'y* No alarm is felt at tlie Department for the safetv of Captain Miller and bis crew, as they* are simply prisoners of war and must be treated as such. Troops Afloat for H'ttbii Special Dispatch to Th e Sun. AV'siiixoTox.June 4.—It is thought by many that the full official report from Admiral Sampson as to his last attack upon Santiago will show that there is no furthcrTieed of a large military force be in S gent against that city, and that every effort will now be made to hasten the expedition to I'orto Rico. That tlie expeditions against both San tiago and l'orto Rico are afloat is no longer denied, and, as stated repeatedly in these dispatches, the engineering and siege trains are on tlieir way, and re ports from the south this morning say that tlie soldiers at Tampa have also em barked, while dispatches from Jackson ville indicate that (ieneroI Lee and 20,000 soldiers are ready to leave at that place for Porto Rico at once. The military force now on transports lias been especially selected for sharp and effective work, both for assaulting a fortified town, even vesselsi within a range of four miles. The artillery equip-, meiit on the vessels consists of sixteen steel siege guns, maimed by double crews, and sixty field pieces. These powerful guns will be supported by ten batteries of light artillery and four of heavy artillery, tlie former manned bv 700 experienced artillerists, living twelve men to each gun. A large 8 of ammunition has been es for these batteries, and . amount w^oll U'ains'Zo -go for conveyance of reserve supplies. Tlie artillery, the pon toons, outfits, and General Roy Stone s road-making machines were embarked on- six transports at least forty-eight h Tbe transports with the troops will join those with tae artillery, and all will „ r . Marietta at Key West. special DN; atch to The sox. ,, ... ,,, j n . .p. „„ i Vvr "' l; T ( r ' boat Marietta aimed herei thismorning, ending her long trip around lm Horn. She Joined the Oregon at Callao and ac compauied tlie battleship to Rio. There the two parted and the Oregon having superior speed, o p. • ® Manetta stopped me a. at .' i a Il0 4 ,lda ' v , ,, . . . - According to Captain Billions the ship ,s in exce lent condit on and the men ■all well. The boat vullbt read) tot aet.ve service after a fe v davs for enaU m ? and provisioning and making a tew i i l n , „ff I he little vessel allowed IIIe rffeclts o S I ,1 wYiere Le" " ,t lad spots on ner n n iwn. ui pami i u washed off. The men are all eager for a: Sampson's Master Stroke; sredal D.spateii to The Sex. . . x —One of the m \\ AhiiiM.ioN, June 4. nc sons that form the basis of the con vie tion that the Merrimac was purposely sunk in the channel is the fact that the ship was of little value as a naval vessel, She h..d broken down in her machinery and was kept at work only with Ll, Sonieu(-Engineer Crank's letters are at young 0 ollicer^suffered (he is about is just tlie kind of craft that would be selected to block up the channel. She is of iron, anil therefore nit likely to be easily removed by the Spaniards. Then she was empty, and so ot no further im-; mediate value to the fleet. Another rea soil for believing that the Merrimac «' llB purnosely sunk is the small number of t ie crew aboard, according to tbe re There seems to have been just enough men on board to steer the ship and S about ffiiZn' ! so that tlie others must have been taken nff In nd vani-e li is s-iid -n < | u . \.,.... i oft m aaianct. it is taut at i Department that there is no possi iility ; that the American sailors captured by the Spaniards will suffer. .They are not j spies in any sensi, but prisoners,of nar, j and so far there lias been no disposition | shown by the Spaniards to mistreat such prisoners. As to the change wrought in the situa tion by this bold exploit it is said that it will now he possible to drawoff tl-e larger part of the American li-et for Ser vice elsewhere than ft -Santiago, per haps at San Juan de Puerto Rico or Havana, for instance. A small force of, say, two monitors and a cruiser would suffice to keep guard at Santiago, for all that, is neees sarv now is to be able to bring enough | guns to bear upon the channel to pro vent the Spaniards from attempting ti clear -away the wreck by the use of torpedoes and to prevent the escape of the small torpedo-b iffis that might be able to pass over the Slerrimac's hull. Of course, it must be, remembered that there are ^drawbacks tntlie present sit nation, for, while the Spaniards cannot get out, our ships cannot get in the harbor, and any land attack upon Santi would be niade at great disadvant for lack oi the support of the AtneH can fleet. The Merriniac's complement of officers consisted of Commander J. M. Miiler; Lieutenant W. W. Gilmer, Executive Offlcer- Ensigns J. R. Y. Blakely and J. be convoyed to tlieir destination by war ships. Another Spanish Ruse. Special Dis|»tch to The Bun. W.vsmxuTox, June 4.—The Navy De partment does not believe the repoit-s that the Cadiz fleet, under Camara, is near the West Indies, on its way to re lieve Cervera. The last authentic report received from Spain said the fleet was in no condition to sail. The navy officials say the reports of the Cadiz fleet are be ing sent out from Madrid to try and pre sent the starting of tlie expeditions to Porto Rico and Santiago, and perhaps also to draw off our fleets from the latter port and let Cervera escape. The Spanish trick is too apparent to have any effect here. fight. All is quiet on l lie blockade between Cardenas and Cienfuegos. ' . ago age M. Ltidy, and Assistant Engineer It. K. Crank. Miller is from Missouri-, Gilmer from Virginia, Blakely from Pennsyl vania, Luby and Crank from Texas. It- is expected that reports will be re ceived today from Admiral Sampson which will give the details of the Merri mac's destruction and the names of the eight men who have been captured. The Merrimac was purchased by the Government from the Lone Star Steam ship Obinpanv. The transfer was made in Baltimore early in April. Site was for merly the Norwegian steamer Solveig, and was nearly destroyed by fire at New pott News in 189U. Site was built at Newcastle, England,in 18114, was 11110 feet long, 44 feet beam, and had u net regis ter of 2,103 tons. The . Merrimac left Norfolk, where she was fitted for Gov ernment purposes, about- a month ago. Merrimac's Hulk Blown Up Special Dispatch to The Sen. PouT-AU-PafNTEf June 4.—News re ceived here from Santiago de Cuba con firms the reports that t he bombardment of that place began at 3 o'clock yesterday morning. After the action the Spaniards blew up with dyhamite the sunken American collier Merrimac and have since been at work clearing the channel, so as to, in all probability, permit Admiral Cervera's fleet to put out to sea should the Cadiz squadron, under Admiral Camara, arrive in Cuban waters to relieve the blockaded ships. In the meanwhile, the dispatches from Santiago de Cuba says the Spaniards pay tribute to the audacity of the Americans in so cleverly attempting to block the channel. According to the Spaniards, it would be foolishness upon the part of the Americans to attempt to force the har bor entrance, which is described as be ing long anil narrow, and thoroughly mined, seemingly forminggn insurmoun table barrier. There are a great number of insurgents in the vicinity of Santiago probably waiting for some decisive action, upon tlie part of the American fleet, which will undoubtedly be the signal for a land attack upon tlie town. Special Dispatch to The sux. ^ Wakhixutox, June 4.—Tlie next move , f the Administration in prosecuting the war undoubtedly contemplates the im mediate destruction of the fortifications and the Spanish fleet at- Santiago and tlie taking of the city. The ships of Sampji iand Schlev will act in conjunction, with the insurgent forces and.the troops that a e to come from Mobile and'per Haps other coast points. It has been j positively known here by those close to j Hie President and Secretary Ling that | SampHon was go i U g to strike, and lie was | expe ' cted t „ do soon Thursday. Nmv thllt the fleets of Sampson and .Schley are both at Santiago and troop ,, ships are on th j way to join forces with! j them, there can be no doubt as to (lie j j mmed ( at0 plans of the Administration. I PresidentMcKinley, it can be said , , , ulti | mri tv, not only expocU ^ htiuKlftb# 4 *^^tW«'WdmentT«.nstache | p ^ so ,-xtreniely hopeful that tlie! wi| , bli p^Uy l owr when the ! phllfi tW tb e capture of Santiago and | ! Cervera's fleet have been carried out. He j , that after t , iat Spain will sue for i A »>>« the Cabinet meeting yes- ! terday the chances of her doing so were , flwlv J di(clI8ged . ; 1 S|,i-r-itil Disi-iltdi to THE st'x. Kixostox, Jamaica, June 4.—The last' -ble binding Cuba to the outside world ' "'" s cut yesterday afternoon by a cable vessel convovcd here bv the l liitedt j *i, u rva . rj (l i n i,: n p Tl i '. sea . cri b delved all dav ' • , i ' i i .... ' 1K i i i Ht ien^h^.ron^ht nn .he ba?nacle" ; ' , .^t f i P d Saving | Evil's "imind'VZ-lv | ^To Vllis 'Zls the" cable cutting oner . ! ' beu •, month ago wife. H e j a ^XZ U nl ^ TnZw fiw j jZ, ! a V (Hit off Fienfueerw wdiere ' , b V " i e( , "j' rev r „i |,V/SdiS b S.wni»^ ! f r om the ivarshins Afterwards the St | j j:)ui8 and theVampatuck cut the' San 1 L t ,,, cabl( . at Sand . ,- , 8 cl]t vt , ftl . rf i ay were tbe | , " ' ' i j - ,, X cent a few eousti ! ^ -"^bably be severed '•., cables is almost as : i t lit cutting ot tliest tames is almost as i serious for the Spamanlx in coast towns ; tlie cutting of foreign cables, the land - .......V;,,,, tin- roust towns beinv j nmrev 3 Urn , j 'j'| a , re j 0| . ( , j„ t^ e eVL . n t 0 f American | SiKictal Dispatch to The sex. Wash; xerox, June 4.—"Tlie com mander who took tlie Merrimac into cer tain destruction," said one of the officers of the Navy Depa tment, "should be proimml a hundred numbers. It was the bravest action of the war, and every man on board is a hero. There is a great reward awaiting them." There seemed to be no doubt that the sinking of the Merrimac actually took , place, the object being two-fold,to locate ; ihenune and to effectually close the month of the luu bor. j Both objects were tpparoutly accom plished, and the greater part of the blockading fleet can now be released to j bombard Havana or Sun Juan w hile the remainder keeps guard over tlie mouth of Santi ipo Harbor. I In the m pintinie. if mortals and siege guns can be Ian led near Santiago and placed on the heights, Acmirai Cervera ( can be shelltd at pleasure and his ship<' j Fighting to be Forced. sor The Lust Cable Cut. cable v. I the' Haitian cable, i i This ends troops landing in Cuba, the absence of the coast I oops will seriously interfere with the hasty mobilization of tlie Span isli troops. Opinions of Officials. i either captured or destroyed without any danger to the battleships of the American Navy. The move is regarded sis one of great strategic importance and is expected to go a long way toward ending tlie war. The object of the Administration in the conduct of the war is made more plain, which is to conduct the war so as to accomplish our ends with the slightest risk and sjightest loss possib'e. Incident Had Been Planned Special D Washington, June 4.—A prominent official, in speaking about the matter to day eaid that unless the Merrimac was sent into the channel to be sunk, the action would be criminal on the part of Admiral Sampson to risk the lives of sailors and officers by sending in an un armored ship for an attack. The Department officials are of the opinion that the second attack upon the fortifications at Santiago silenced the Spanish guns'and made it easy for the collier to enter tlie channel. Had the shore guns been of service she would probably have been blown to pieces he ro re she reached fbe channel. | |The Department has been calculating for some time how obstructions could be sunk in the harbor w ithout risking Iosh of life unnecessarily. There was talk of getting some old bulks to sink in the channel, but- the objection to this, aside from the time it would take to secure the hulks, was that it would take a number of men to manage tli m, and, being slow ard nnwie'dy, they might be sunk by the batteries before they reached the de sired position, and that at all events the chances would be that the entire party engaged in placing them would lose their lives. It is supposed that the Merrimac was selected to be sacrificed for this purpose, because she could be better handled, was large enough to block the channel, and tier sinking would not involve the loss of as many lives as would probably have resulted in an attempt to take a 'ot of old tubs in there, It is supposed that the eight men reported to have been taken prisoners were all there were on board, and the matter is looked upon as a very successful enterprise. tv 'i n'-' i j III'IT I T|| IVl'VI I'll HUAI II ID IV HI LLlv - ... An Effigy of the Butcher ami Also » - Spanish Flag Burned by Patriotic j Voting Americans. I . . , . , . ! The attention of the residents .in the ; vicinity of Ninth and Rodney street* j j was !, ^j';'ted '"S; 1 ; " ; ""> bt * r . *? lf ! j boja, who had iorinti.1 a rniniAtuie mill | tary company and were inarching up; | the street dragging what at first appeared ; to be a human form, but upon closer ! investigation was discovered to be an | effigy, representing \\ eyler the Butcher. I The image was arrayed in clothing, ! j not unlike a Spanish uniform and wore j I a belt upon which the word ''Weyler" appeared in large bIacKjt-jj.u W . - ^-V by Heavy and side whiskers A rope was placed around the neck and the ! ! boys dragged the unfortunate Spaniard , | through tlie streets. When they had j j gone about- « square one of the boys i called a halt and extracted Iron, his ! P-x-ke, a Spams , hqg, asking as he did | , so, who had a match. ; One of the nrclm.s produced the re- j 1 one ti? he e 'CHstBhin "e'mhlenf i fiaim to the Castilian emblem which | wfth P ' , SnaT" UI "Tbree C Cheers f f ,r''(fi" ! » t-li ,>pain, tiittt. l.iaers lor Dio J'lorv and Burn Weyler, were then ",,, h"'Un v T - 1 ' r U u ,, h * ^pj^d °\er tlie Innb 1 a tree. The bo vs piled brush around the efhgv ' allt3 8fcrikin S 11 ma,cl1 they applied it to ; i the combustible material and the flames i ; around the figure. Young ! America then reassembled, and after j cheers for I^v SampKm. ''''''Iv- tTre-U'i. 11 in 'line 'and' 'resinmnl I Present Odors to Company F. 1 . "'flits last- night tor the prcsenlal ionn,l; i" 10 "'"'r ! , c,,lorH , ( ; , ,"'I ,a,1 - v . J' 'V ' ■ \ ,,ll,llle< ' rs ( l ""P ''imiel!, ' " ednesfltly. . A special tram lea'mg l ienc.i street-; , at ' 'V «'* '! ,OM ° v A" , '* ! ZtoUoZ' rtb,,,u o0 ° P'''-*>'Hnre ex-, a^ciati-n, will be met at tlie ! Middletown station by^ the First Regi-1 " ient ,iami and ncconipenied by Captain ; S^Iif ll. WhenMViffiam 'ffij: * - Vlm ' " 1,1 piesent the in ors, 1 In-' w ill lie accepted on behalf o the company bv ; h,. ( ,„,ihi. ' ' -ri.,, ( , ( ,i,- irH Ve now on exhibition in „ 1 ■ t xliiDition in K,,<l ' l! " l1 H W " U '"" ' yr;^ -ker of Clres'er istlieauest q s j n this city ' -Mrs. Hr Housekeeper of North East, Md, spent 1 liursdaj as the guest of irienils in this city, J. A. ( liver lias returned from Wash iugton l'nrk, where he was tlie guest of William Thompson, Arthur ('. Davies, of 11.4s citv, snent Vl . rt eidav at Middletown, Maxwell ' . Five earloadB of marines went, down the Delaware railroad to Norfolk tnaspe cial train on Thursday. ; j ,■ I ,.,,..' ... . .tteteU t.. \\ nmingtui 1 ( itv Raihiav , ^'t'vK<'or<iJ iiskn-ig d h. lay its raeks nj, the.Concorel, residents along the turnpike. l j jtil Trolley Cars "'anted. A large number been t I o()AL DOTS. | Parents' Hav will be postponed until June 12, at t ie Calvary Papnst Church, became ol tlie death of Mrs. William TO ENLARGE THE REGIMENT First Delaware Infantry to Be come the Largest in Service. APPLIED TO SECRETARY ALGER Major Gordon Thinks Soldiers Will lie Fully Equipped in Ten Days end Then Will lie Ordered to the Commands Now at the Front. . mmii , i , Lamp Ti nnei.l, Middletown, Jungd.— The First Regiment Infantry Delaware Volunteers, already the largest regiment s[a i teffs r tVbe t !nade"a i mer 1 ' ^ l '" ited S TpiicS ir^Sde to the See retaiv ofWarto have legnnent recruited Z remmsi u rn' he e „ led 1 Tl oi . | £ fj 1 ' . f In ttlS tssSABsara £ troops already in the field mav just as well be added to as to have several more companies raised and ordered in the ranks of another State's troops. Major Walter Gordon of the 3rd Bat talion said- todav that the plan was a good one and that he was already proud of the Delaware troops and was glad that the step leading to the regiment's en largement was being taken. He further stated that the regiment would have i numbered perhaps more than 1300 if lie j had accepted all the men who had pre sented themselves for enlistment. In the matter of moving the Delaware troops Major Gordon, who was until ret cently Lieutenant in she 18th i . S. In fautry said that he was confident that as soon as tlie boys were all properly clothed andequippedthe regiment would be added to some of the army corps al ready t-. the front. ' ' I j Li speaking of the matter lie said that I all tlie generals commanding in the army ! were anxious tor large regiments, and as ; the Delaware regiment was one of the j largest yet mustered in, it would un ! doubtedlv be ordered to front as soon as! it was Lully equipned. Major Gordon was of the opinion that I ; the equipment of the,troops would be j ! Uuisftd in ten days more mid then.fully | arme d, the regiment' will be added to the | I oomiuand of some major-general now at ; ! the front. I j At headquarters the opiuiou is grow- ! in^thjtt..t-h# Delaware trem ps will nut. be ; rsimFtaiinv of the volunteer rendezvous but sent to join either the invadingannv i 0 ff Cuba or 1-orto Rico. The "green'' i ! men are rapidly becoming familiar with i , the mannafof arms and the entire army j discipline. ' A ear load of rifles is expected tlie first „f the wce k and also another carload of i | clothing which will be distributed im medmie v on its arrival. ! j next Wednesday Company F will : i ^ P'^f nt ® d ' 7 vltl ! a Hfjiutitul stand of | co | ()TS b y tlm Insii-Aineriean citizen of ; ! ' Villllin - to "' . The togimental band will! tie in attendance on that occasion. William Michael Byrne of Wilmington, 1 wi " P^Mtalion speech. j '-presumed Delay Caused. J l ; An important step in the campaign ! which has already opened for the elec- j ! tion next November will be the dirtrict-• j i»g of Wilmington by the Department of j I scribed by the new Constitution, and! Before complCin* this work,, the by the last Legislauirr. The Governcr bas not yet given bis decision either on ! t „is or the new Ballot bill, According to tbe K -is,ratio" act, the t.tvo leading political parties must recom- 1 !<ix m "" eai'h officer .to be : named, and must submit the recomnien- | dutions by June 12th the appointments | "A^i^iSKio rest of tin- State, l >y June 2-">th. . I In case the Governor vetoes tlie bill, ' ,PP0,nlinf ,,,li-,1 * i0B Special Dispatch to The sun. ■nntimie. Y. M. C. A Notes, Tomorrow afternoon at 3.4 grand gospel meeting will be held in the Y. M. t'. A. Hall, No. 1007 Market street for men and women. \V. L. i'ettiiigill, general secretary of the Pennsylvania s,,n S vviH l " rendered* bv tlie choir of ^ (V « Ura| Pres byteria„ cfutrch. about completed. More than the re jquiied amount of names have been ad oed to the list and it iN still growing un jtil at present 302 names are enrolled.! The movement is considered a good one for tlie greater part of I he 2,500 tnen in the service of the several railroad com panies which run into this city. o'clock, a Assist u-.t Engineer, William A. Barge, of Chester, Pa., em ployed as a draughtsman at the ship yards of the llanaii A Hollingsworth Company, who recently pa-s <1 a success ful examination for eutramie into the service of the government, yestdrday re ceived a commission as assistant engi neer. He wid report for duty in a few days. Head members of the 1 a'go—pillows an 1 bolsters. KILLED BY A TROLLEY GAR Mrs. Marv McUlafferly Meets Death at Front and Kin*? Streets. HER HEAD IIOHUIBLY CRUSHED Unused to I lie City She Became Be wildered and Was Struck by Car No, 61, in Charge of Motor* man Harkins and Conduc tor Shafner. A distressing accident occurred vester day afternoon about 4.15 at the corner of Kina 1 An old lady amrirentlv about fit) veara 0 f a"e ca ne down Ki v stree on her wav°to the staliom Kealhing the comer ^Swl^nf^t Tn (t|Wt j ust a bout to pass the crossing. Waiting until the car had gone by she stepped behind it, and crossing tlie west " 'Z No T e of 'tteH&S gwsw , , , T J> e old lady, evidently unaccustomed t0 Clt -V- became bewildered, and be tore she could realize her .position she was struck on tlie right side by the car and thrown to tlie ground, Her head struck the cobblestones with a sickening crash and she was pushed a * on o tne track by tlie car fenders for some ten or twelve feet, When the w'oman fell she carried two or three packages in her hand. They were scattered in all directions and one containing a pair of shoes was cut com pletelv in twain by the car wheels, The persons near there noted the position in which tlie woman had fallen, her feet being directly across the track, and seeing the shoes laying on the street, came at once to the conclusion that her feet had been cut off. I She was picked up bleeding profusely f rom „ w ound in the head and carried to the sidewalk bv William Irons, colored, of Second and *\V*ilnnt streets She was entirely unconscious! It is said bv those who witnessed the accident that'the trolley of car 01 slipped flip wiiv while criming flown Front street I justnrevious to tlie accident and that j n inductor Shafner w is endeavoring to ^ back upon Z wire a | Pimaccident occurred P ' J ; immediately unon connections being I ti!* ! Motorman Harkins at once re ; v ,,..,,.q t be ' current and the ear was backed Z L. Sn f^f Detwti w Va™ i dezHft was at once mmi noned° a'nl' ae i cmnn „Ld bv S merintoli ent Fox came i m) ,,, the scene and obtained the names Vi e whnesses The Dolice ambuiance was at once Vnneii ,iied and tlie unfortunate wonnn i , D Zv ire i-S where he ! without mainimr eonseioiismes^ : I'Zn ^ier person were fomid checks an d receipts to the amount of some sixty ; ( „ih rloMurt. signed bv Georw 1! Mc ciaffertv, Greenville, "Del. From this .l,.,, t lie old ladv was evidently eoiii-r toward the W. & N. U. R. station, j Sn wliicl, road Greenville is located, it is that she was either the mother or some relation to Mr McCluffertv. l , . . ! V^Wt^r Ph-oulVV r-ir i»L was in j ^ ' r it v h a chaiie o^Iotoi man V* '" l ? j ') aa am-ttd, and il * '* yesterday evening I he body was identified as Mrs. M« r y M^ktftorly, ChX (treenviMe to the mine o •' s n. ! An inquest- will be held Monday ovin 1 : william Greenfield, a machinist in | tbe ( ,, m) | liv „[ tin- Harlan A Hollings | Wl)rth ( . ()l ; lpaMV , ,, m . hi , |, alld by get '" M '°' ,,ne,y I ZuinVCffiZstirelies to beUi'keti in it by d,, ,| v. Bloel i ng. Accidents. Twt The Cut James Gainor, foreman of the Clnis tiamm Gla-s Ooiupiiiiy, living at No. 524 Clayinont street, was scalded very seriously yesterday morning while at work. 'He was taken to Alluband's durg store-, where Dr. H. W. Bryan gave the necessary medical attention. Change of Pastors. A meeting of the board of stewards * and elders of Asbury Church will be held tomorrow evening to consider tlie matter of the removal of the pa'tiir, the Rev. Ezra Tinker, from this city to Towanda, N. Y., in an exchange of pulpits with the ltev. Dr. Crow of that place. Bishop Newman and Presiding Elder Watt have expressed themselves satisfied with the change if the members of the congregation desire it. Infant's Dead Body Found. On Friday afternoon two boys named S,icres amt lliigim found tlie dead body of an infant on the mud bank a'ong the Chri-tiana near the Old Ferry Rolling Mill. The police were notified and made an investigation. It was evident that the child was dead when born, and tlie body was buried near where it was born. There is no clu - to the parentage ot the child, but it, is supposed that the bi«ly was thrown from one of the boats plying in the stream. How long it had been in the water could not be deter ■nined.