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WILMINGTON, DELAWARE, MONDAY, JUNE 27, 1898.
VOL. 1. NO. 244.
ONE CENT
Special Dlsiatchto The SUN.
li,T mnvm Inniiiicn T„„e
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horses for the army la becoming more
apparent. At Daiquiri there arc only
horses enough to drag the artillery,
and none even for the officers.
General Lawton had to walk at the
head of his troops. The correspon
dents whose horses did not come are
*^Major Forties, of the Rough Riders.
borrowed a mule.
Tlie Cubans hang any person selling
horses or mules. One man sold his
mule for $150 and was pursued into
,h DiL3iht n hal y eS«en sen?^Thurrv
the horses along- 0 The"roads are bad
and therels great difficulty in travel
li IIg .,
Promotion For Roosevelt.
.
Lieiit.A oi. U'jo.seuit, voi. woouanu
the men.ot the Bough Rideis, " ho , !60
gallantly led the attack on the superior
Spanish forces Friday, was talked about
was reached
No definite conclusion was ,e "tieu,
but it's certam some official recognition j
will be given and every luiii |
charge will receive soi le i .
a.,A..ti„.c\' u ..r«aiitrnr ( i
nGOUMIlg ^edroiHiiitigu. |
Special Dispatch to The sun.
Off Santiago, June 20.—Euless the |
Spanish make a much more determined |
stand than tJiey have since the army of |
invasion landed on Wednesdiv, tomor -1
Shatter's men at the j
gates of Santiago. j
So far the Spaniards seem to have been j
dazed by the rapidity and daring of the j
American advance. Position after posi- j
tion has been abandoned with scarcely a |
although in several j
lighting. ,
It is now believed that the first stand
in force wili be encountered at the in
trenehments immediately east of tlie
citv, as the United States scouts have
pretty thoroughly explored the territory
between the heatl of the column and the i
Spanish outposts, and they report that j
these intrenchinents are heavily lnaniied,
but that there is no considerable body of (
troops east of them. !
The insurgents under Gens. Garcia and
Castillo are now in constant touch with
the main body of the attacking army,
and are proving a source of greatest
strength.
Theie is scarcely any doubt now that
tlie rough riders walked into an ambush,
and that tlu spot had been deliberately
selected hv the Snanisb for an attack,

Unless Spaniards Make a!
SANTIAGO
SOON TO BE
CAPTURFD
Better Stand Their
Stronghold Will
be Taken.
LACK OF HORSES FOR THE ARMY
General Lawton Had to
XValk at the Head of
His Troops.
PEACE WHATEVER IT COSTS
Spain Makes Overture lor a Settle
ment—Country Satislied With the
Result of the Stand of Koose
veil's Rough Riders in
the Jungles of
Cu ha.
row will see Gen.
show of resistance, -. 0
instances points of strategic value were j
occupied by the enemy in force sufficient
ly strong to lead our men to expect hard
J °
selected hv the Spanish
The lay of the land placed Roosevelt s
men at a . ' ' .
such that a _ ,
sharpshooters, concealed and protected
by the chaparral
terrible disadvantage, being
comparatively small body of
by the chaparral, could pour down a
withering lire from botli sides with slight
danger ot return from tlie enemy.
The losses on our side are probably
more severe than at first reported, and
although the official list is being witli
plcted, the best available
sources of information indicate that more
than ten were killed ami that fully fifty
were wounded. Among the latter is Ed
ward Marshall, the correspondent of a
New York newspaper, whose wounds are
believed to be mortal.
Tlie severity of tlie losses is attributed
in part to the utter contempt displayed
by Roosevelt's men and tlie regulars for
the Spanish foe, but it is safe to predict
that the experience, w hile in one way
daunting them, w ill have the effect ot
leading tlie Americans to
future all proper precaution lor their own
safety under similar trying circum
stances.
The gallantry ol the troopers under fire
for tlie first time is spoken of with high
est praise by officers ami men through
out the army, ami the cool bravery o.
Roosevelt and Colonel Wood, who took
their men out of a bad fix with the glory
of victory, has {made t hem the heroes of
the hour".
held until c
exerciHo in
Satislied With the Kt'snU.
Hpecial Dispatch to Tim Sun.
Washington, June 20.—There wan a
general expression of grief over the los9
sustained by the soldiers in Frujav s
fight. .Still officials in high places ex
pressed themselves thoroughly satisfied
with the result, realizing that, war can
not l e successfully waged without sac
rifice of life.
The impression gained from one of
General Shafter'e dispatches is that tie ts
Flglit stir. the People.
Special Disiwtch to The Sun.
VVashinoton, June 20.—Interest has
shifted sharply from the Navy Depart
nient to the War Department. The news
paper reports telling of the short and
bloody engagement between the
Spaniards defending Santiago and the
Hough Riders, the romantic features in
the American army, aroused popular in
terest to a high pitch.
Consequently, us soon as the War De
partment opened for business a crowd of
wspaper men and other interested per
sons filled the hall and the neighbor
hood of the bulletin-boards, seeking for
some official information that would
supply data missing from the press ac
counts yesterday.
It was not until nearly noon that the |
first cable dispatch came from General
Shafter, and then, to the disappointment
of the Department, it was even more'
meagre than the press reports. In the
conf of the day several other dis
patches were received, but they all left
much to be desired, for, being under
vesterdav's date, they did not relieve the
anxiety as to what happened yesterday
evening and today with the two armies
separated by tlie short space of a mile
J,, a , mlf ■' 1
An explanation of this state of affairs
was found in tlie fact that General fehaf
ter failed to take with him from Tampa
the splendid held telegraph service pro
par ed with much care by General Greely
for just such a campaign as is now being
«?gcd It is probable that, he will avail
lmnself of the instruments just as soon as
they can be sent to him.
reace, Whatever ,t CosU.
London, June 20.—It is an open ques
j on whether Spain will make her first
overture0 [ or j )t . llCP before or alter the 1
fa] | 0 f y antia g 0
The point of doubt really is whether
here wall be any Government in Spain
(0 aKt f„ r the ctnintry. The Sagasta Min-1
istrv, if it exists another week, will seek j
to put an end to tlie war in the only I
manner possible. So vv; 1 ! 1 Si I vela nr any
other Conservative Cabinet it called to
power, which is doubtful. So, also, will!
any so-called National Cabinet coin posed j
of both parties, which is Queen Regent:
Cristina's plan of dealing with the enier
genev. So, indeed, would the Repuhli-'
can revolutionists if they should succeed 1
in seizing the G 'verninent. |
The only people in spam at t he present i
moment who are opposed to pence, ex- j
cept on the possible basis ot the Spanish j
retention ol ('uba. are the C arlists, and .
they make pretensions to then Q ,,,xn ' iU
.. . , ». , r . |'
uid nils neen mi se\ei.ii ,
weeks, mat tne only reason . pain ias
not sued lor peace is because tne ciangti. i
of the domestic situation are so mrenten
ing. Even more courageous statesmen
than Sagasta would be appal lea.
Peace negotiations, it undeitaken ear -1
lier, would certainly tiaxe piunget ie •
country into civil war. It undertaken j
now it is impossible to toreast me erreet.
upon the dynasty and tlie monaicnx it-,
sell. Nevertheless they wilt pinoapiv oe j
undertaken in some torm wit mi a lew
days, and by the co-operation ot both ex-.
isting parties. ;
The proclamation ol: martial aw is ex
pected to precede all other steps, aud
then the most important taetpr in the ,
situation, namely, the attitude <» 'f :
army, will define itself, ana subsequent,:
action depends upon tne solution oi mat, j
problem. . . . , .. 1
Very difterent is this hiiiguage trom ,
that heard on all sides in Madrid tw o _
months ago, but, the reasons toi the pre-:
vailing pessimism are more domestic
than foreign. Madrid may not unlikely
be tlie scene of more im noil ant exents .
than Santiago in the next tew days.
• , , r in ( i t„
Oplnlonsoinjll fl u 9^ ,<>,,s t |J!' 0 i2iiH of
Delaware iMilllicH. 'ii J i
iiieniuci s ol ail inn hah iiovi tortoiih 1,1
the State, will am. Trim, time to
time in "PracticaT Politics a Oepart -1
ment to be found in t he Sunday SEN
each week. Get the Sunclaj 8JIN' I'rum
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lames Baldwin of No. (Iff,I Went Eighth
street fell in a fit at the corner of Fonrtli
an^Wasliinghin streets yesterday morn
and wasningti - ,
fie was taken to his home in the
116 :
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The small boy is alreadj iiupaimg for
the Fourth.
•On July 4th (be AncientOrder ,qi ;
Hibernians will picnic at Union Park.
\ lawn missionary meeting will be
held on July 21 , ut the BishopHtead. i
enterraining n Miis' !l Lbl"ie ' Brmflng 5 oi !
Vi'i, K
Baltimore. . „, t „ nr i„|i
A number ol \\ i n.ington ans a tended;
the wedding ot Miss A. It. Kilhe and
\V. G. IStaugn ol Philadelphia on Nttm-;
day evening. i
John Yittgofski, master of the Stiir of
Bethlehem Lodge. No. 12o, has retnrued;
from the Supreme Convention, lately j
held it* Chicago. I
Services over the remain*of Mrs. Ann e
D Barkley will be held lids afternoon at,
2 o'clock from her lute rcsidonae, No.!
I
now about to delay his advance until be
lias secured Ids artillery. Such a course
would be dictated by common prudence,
for it is know n that tlie Spaniards have
fortified, so far as possible, advanced
positions outside of Santiago, and it
would lie folly to throw soldiers unsup
ported by artillery against (such works.
Unfortunately there promises to be
some delay in landing nil the artillery,
owing to the loss on the voyage to San
tiago of the big lighter which seems to
be necessary to transfer tlie heavy guns
from the ships to the ianding pier. The
naval authorities have responded
promptly to the appeal of tlie War De
partment, and some means will be found
through the aid of the warships to ac
celerate the landing of tlie supplies and
guns.
re
....... ,
patriotism only tor t he purpose ot usurp- i
mg the throne
The truth is,
weeks, that t,I
not sued for peat
oi the domestic situation are so threaten- |
geous statesmen ,
oe appalled.
, t.t undertaken ear-;
.' piungeti me ;
If undertaken,^
ble to lorcast the cttect,
lliul a Kit.
Phoenix Ambulance.
1424 West Filth street.
The Dedicatory Sermon Delivered
by Kev. J. J. Knendi
^ _
»ii niy It'Y FROmi'Sj IIP If)
" f w 1 r..\i.nt ior.o nuiii
Xhe Evening Services Conducted Ov
" '
Kev. Frederick Walz. D. I).,
" **° Orgamaea I he Church
. Fifty Years Ago—Pro
grain for the
Week
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The handsome new edifice of Kvange
Meal Lutheran Zion Church at the north
east corner Sixth and Jackson streets
was dedicated yesterday with appropri
ate exercises.
The auditorium was prettily decorated
with potted plai ts and cut flowers and
during the day the edifice wars packed
wlth large and appreciative audiences.
Early in the morning the pastor and
members of the congregation met at the
old church at Sixth and French streets
and walked to the new house of worship.
The exercises at this place were opened
at ]0 .; !0 0 - clocU bv a m^ical selection bv
choir which was followed by prayer and
the preaching of the dedicatory sermon
by Rev. J. J. kuendig, D. D., of liead
mg. j
In the aftyrnoon the Sunday School
held exercises during which addresses
were made by prominent people present
including the pastor. This was inter
spersed with singing by the school.
ducted by Rev Frederick Valz, D.ten
his advanced years ^delivered! an able
and forcible sermon.
In addition to the dedicatory exercises I.
on Sunday, the opening of the new j
church will be observed by holding ser- j
vices on this, Tuesday and Wednesday
evenings. !
The Young People's Society will have j
c harge this evening, when the speakers !
will be Rev. William J. Finck, of An
Jerson, Inch, a former Wilmingtonian, !
jj ( . v> yj r# Maier, of Millville, X. J., and |
p e v. Mr. Isenschmid, the pastor. 1
Rev. Frederick Doerr and C. J. Hirzel
will conduct services in English on to-'
aiorrow evening and the Ladies' Aid So- j
e iety will he in charge on Wednesday j
evening, when the speakers will be the 1
Revs. Wischan and Pohle, of Philadel
^ an d the Rev. Offermann, of Cam
^ 11 , N. J.
r p|, e new structure is in the Roman- 1
esque style of architecture. It is con- j
with Indiana limestone |
trimmings and has a spire siirmounted
gjq cr0HiS? the top of the cross being
pjij above the street.
The ground plan of the building is 52
aiu | j t surrounded by a
e ^ nirnt , pavement with grass plots.
The plans were prepared by Emil II.
Hartmann of Philadelphia and tlie'
general contractors are David Dangel A
q 0 n.
sub-contractors include Canby
^« ox , bricklaying; \y, McCaiillev <k
^ ()n ^ plaHterina;; Hanf iS: Brady, steam
heatin . Covl e Jones, painting; P. J.
Isftacg> stairebuilding; Frederick C.Mam-,
mole, windows; S. G. Simmons <k Bro., i
ni ill work; Simmons Sc Bro., cement;
^viBiarn I. Menton,phimbing, a nd Frank
A yutdiell, rooting. The lot oil which
the churcli stands was donated by Mrs.
j«»haima Stneckle, and tlie value of
j l)( aiK j building is placi'ii at $28,
000. i
'•j-j,,. building committee comprised
j Vter Kbntl| . ? clmil nmn; George J. Finck, 1
SP( , re p irv . D»oiiard lleiss, treasurer; the
p ( , v: j» a ' u | Isenschmid, Gottiiold Yeager.
Frtderick mibiber, Harry J. Stoeckle, I
j ain b f .and Henry .Snyder, Frank A. .
(Radxvohl, Gott ieb Seidle, J. P. T.
Fuekel, Dajiiel Krapf and Daniel Maior.
Tlie main riitmncr te tlie builtlin* in
un( j ( , r t | 10 t(|Wpr ()11 tlie Jackson street
. .
side 1 lienee an open double » airway
leads to the second floor on which is the
auditorium. This-ia a beautiful room, the
piaster of I»tnia limsli giving Hie effect of
wl.ite martk*
If , H rclntecture carries the mind back
to the Roman days when the idea of the . (
?, rel1 b, ' ln K successfully worked out.
Here a dome rests upon four columns.
and arches spring from these co mnns. !
Idi the centre of tile dome and at each
side ot the auditorium are large circular
stained glass windows, the gift of the
Young People 'h Society of the church.
This society, it may be Haiti in passing, /*
ave $ 10 t)0 to the building fund also. :
8 still carrying out the old idea the
c |, urc j, | ul8 an a nge, or as it may be now j
cft|Ietl a r;WHH platform, witli a domed
r „of. On this platform is the altar, of, (
carved wood, the gift of Mrs. John A. (
^Three nmguillcent memorial windows j
are in the rear of the apse. Tney repre
sent Marv and Martha and Jesus and
i vt ; n bv Mrs . .Johanna Stoeck'e |
» „ rv (lf , lcr husband, Joseph .
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The lectern was given bv the infant. |
j} 1P ]i V nni boarrls by Sybilla Feld
ma i,. r and class and tlie octagonal pulpit
t ,hc» alft of Jolm M. Snyder, of Philu
delpliiti, who was formerly a member of
the congregation. Mr, and Mrs. Joseph
Kern donated a silver communion ser
vice and collection plates.
Another window- to the right of the
NEW HOUSE
OF WORSHIP
The Handsome Edifice of Evan
gelical Lutheran Zion Church
Dedicated Yesterday.
WAS HANDSOMELY DECORATED
l
,s M utmu o,
p(n icted'of brick
bv *^ (^"amf it"is' summnded' S by
a . mt . m pavement with grass plots,
The plans were prepared bv Emil II. t
(, nart,nanti of Philadelphia and the
general contractors are David Dangel &
apse was presented by Mrs. Fehrenbach.
On the Sixth street side of the church
are windows presented by the Bible class
of the pastor, the Itev. Paul Isenschntid;
by Mrs. (iotlieb Krautter, in memory of
her husband; and by George and Philip
pine Steinieken. and on the Seventh
street side, by the family of Herman Erb
and David Pangel, Sr.
Other windows on this floor were do
nated by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kern, the
I ley family, the Sunday school classes of
George II. Baumatin in memory of his
mother; by the Yeager farnilv in memory
of Bertha Yeager, and bv Sirs. Gottlieb
Maminele in memory of her husband.
Smaller windows' were presented by
Sunday school classes, and in the tower
opposite the entrance to the auditorium
is a window given bv the badies' Aid
Si
The auditorium will seat 400 and the
gallery in the rear, in which the choir
and the organ will be, will accommodate
possibly 100 more. Electric lights are
arrall g ( ,j j n the form of a cross in the
arches of the ceiling and the effect when
lighted is very beautiful. A fine cliande
lier commands the entrance stairway.
To the left of the platform is the
pastor's private room in which are three
stained glass windows, the gift of Pastor
Isenschmid, wife and daughter,
The Sunday School room on the first
floor will be arranged w ith partitions so
that the infant school, main school and
pastor's Bible class may have their sepa
rate apartments or that the whole may
be thrown into one room. '
1" this room are stained glass windows
presented by Maria Dorschel, Anna
T.bner, bvbilia beldmaicr, Charles A.
A eager, Carl Behrendt, Haipuel Isen
schmid, Lena linck, Carl Hickinger and
tlrt r respective classes, Hannah Hatnann
»nd Elizabeth UWFs «W byMr.
• \
oren (, act l.dgar, Amv and Arthur,
and by the infant school. On this floor
are two committee rooms.
In the basement of the building is a
kitchen, which will prove useful when
suppers are to be given. Tlie basement
cemented and plastered.
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I lie l 1 rll Illrl s liilllh ill UBUlgt
, i« hnlilimr ivnplhlpsy nanor
»»■ IS AlliUlllg WOrlllleSS |MpeP,
„j )on which mom WHS raised to
* * .
IHIV IleilKHTatlC VOteS for the last
years."—Jerom? B. Bell, in
«».
Aiiy /in rii/| impTn
' 1 UK|U hlUl.
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Pennsylvania Volunteers at Penns
Kxpoct an Order to Go
to the Front.
Snceinl hisimti'li to The Sun.
Pkxxsoiiovk, N T . J , June 20—A rumor
j s prevalent among the boys of the
Second Pennsylvania Volunteers in camp
], ere that orders to move to Porto Rico
mav come anv hour. The rumor meets
V vith hearty approval, as all tlie hoys are
eager to get a whack at the Spaniards.
Lieutenant Colonel Decliert subjected
tlie camp;to a thorough inspection to
hay and everything was found in apple-!
pj e or<ier. The battalion drill, under
command of Major llartung, this .norn
ing was also highly commendable. One
member of Company 11 could not stand
the heat and tell, but soon recovered.
Last night, in addition to the consign
nient of equipments received, there came
one case more, conuiining 2.')b campaign
hats. About noon today 19eases of Win
Chester rifle cartridges, each case con
taining 1000 rounds, were received. A
few rides were given out yesterday and
the balance were distributed among the
men this afternoon. Tlie boys are well
pleased with their pieces. The camp is
now on a good war tooting, as it has
nearly all its equipments and supplies
and could be moved to the front at al
most any time on short notice.
'
Real Estate TiansfeiH.
. . . ,
ri,e fu,,0W . m J 2 transters ot real estate
were reported during the week:
1<rom 1 ''Vyident Land and Loan Com
P. a . n '' Edward J. ( anbv, et. al., west
side ot ( layton, 4() siiuth ot Elm street,
vl.40N.U4. ..
rrom I atnek and Cornelius Mundy to,
Joseph Kelley, alley between Lincoln and
1 11,0,1 * a,,il ho,,t and T,,l, ' a
ijdoJHK).
lrom Ihomas Mulroone^ a estate to l.
^ B<u.g tl.ree properties in western sec
l| un ut city, nominal.
Umi. hrancis L. Hihs to George (».
Ddikei, uoiit beast comet ot lhira and
Rntli Htivets, .
Oom James Mcgnrv, guardian, to
I hi «od (ire lM*rgnsun west side ot Jetfer
I i re i g n wu^ o, .rette
-'''xi, noun n umm uneu, u<»mi
,ul ** , |
j mhffidfof^'i'xtii'
J.reeL It Id vCliin^on. nomlimi
From Peter \V. Clark to Alexander Me
( . (iwan m t side of Lombard, south of
T||i| . (| etrei , t
From W. S. Heisler, to \V. H. CWr,
, h ^ x stlret W) . sl l
French, «i2.0(H).
, (ohn K . Bradford to James Gai
|,. v , , )I( ,perty No, Stm West Fourth street,
S1 * j ( j 0 1 J
' ' . ... , T .,i .
|,r ""; ' icrre B. l'te to Lucy L. L'olvin,
''■'•"t side ol Irencli street, north of Ninth
Htreet.
, Preston Land and Imnroycment
( ompany to Agnes ( . Iiiiivmond south
( ^^ orm ' r 1 wenty-eighth ami \Nest
7*''Ti',voi-U,P'a-- ! '.ine
tl-iy ,i., inu,
u hrom George k \ ernon to Margaret
Kigere,northeast corner b.vermgavenue
and Jackson street,
Iroin Margaret and Robert McKelvcy
to George McKelvey, six pro[xirtie8 on
Thirteenth street
lrom James VV. louder to ( I arlcs I.
Gray, north stde of Third street east i f
I'tench street, *1,400.
t he balance
men this af
pleased with their piece
now on a good war to.
Tucks laid crosswise, lengthwise and
diagonally are very popular.
"The force of artillerymen here i„ in
snmcient to man thu , "b
This statement was made veeterdav bv
acompanv ot - Fourteenth Regiment of
fleers in speaking of Fort Mott If this
i^ S o, and it is apparent that it is so then
Wilmington arnt Philadcipl ia are t'to so
well projected as is the^emi oninkrm
There is now but eighty men in the gar
nson of tbe f„,t ant J, beside rapid-fire
„ ull0 , 10w being placed in position there
is already mounted three l'o-inrh mms
an( j tbree io_i nc i, euns This force of
n|pn t le Fourteenth Detriment
"£"> i^not lame enough to a n, ate
the big guns incite occasion demanded.
The garrison stationed at the fort is
composed of regular artillerymen who
have been there for the last six months
Related efforts have been made bv the
en ft rti officers to strengthen tbe%r?L
son but as yet they have been unable to
do so. The volunteers of the 14tli Penn
sylvania are not allowed within the fort
stoppingbemlaU?tlTwallsofthestrong
&?!]£
and its garrison,
They are not trained with the »uns
recruits are being added to tlie Regulars
and as the garrison itself is small and in
sufficient the large rifles mounted on tlie
Fort are quite useless.
The largest guns mounted on the bat
teries at Finn's Point required 280
Pounds of powder for one charge, and
«T»f a .')(K)-pnunil shell, and it costs the
powniment t very time a
tired.
m( ' n C six com pan it;
Fort Mott ana
Delaware. The men hav
ceived any pay from the (i
There is three men in the h
suffering from «
ankle.
On t he face of the new revenue stamps,
a limited supply of which was received I
here on Saturday, is engraved a repre i
sentation of the ill-fated battleship
Maine. There is no inscription, except-i
ing the denomination. The colors of the !
new stamps are: One-eighth-cent pro
pnetary, liglit green; tbree-eigbtli-sent'
proprietary, salmon; five-eiglitli-cent!
proprietary, dark blue; one-cent proprie-!
tary, purple; two-cent proprietary, dark i
brown; tour-cent proprietary, light, pur-!
pie: tivo-cent documentary j light pink, I
and four-cent doemnentarv, dark pinko.
Ttiev are oblong in shape. The battle-!
ship 'is pictured going at full speed
through a heavy sea. From the two i
smokmaoks i a pouring volumes of dense
smoke.
The stamps, of which millions will be
a lout, though appropriate,
reminder of the loss of tlie pride of the
American nuvv and 2(»f> of her bravest
sa jif >r .s through Spanish treachery.
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Overcome by Heat,
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Hebrew Meeting.
A meet iug of the Hebrews who were
interested in the Adis Kodisl, Congrega
ti.m was held vesterdav afternoon in the
Crosby A llilf building and addresses
were delivered by Rev. Bernard Orach
man of New York, chief rabbi of the
Jewish '11. Iogic.,1 ... Ferdinand
Lew, qf New York, and (Jhftrlea Hoff
GARRISON
INSUFFICIENT
Claim That the Large Guns on
Fort Mott Are Not Prop
erly Manned.
USELESS IN AN EMERGENCY
14th Pennsylvania Men Not Al
lowed in the Fortification.
GARRISON OF ONLY EIGHTY
If This be True Then Philadelphia
and This City Are Not Well Pro
tected Except by Fields of
Mines—Trouble in Getting
Recruits for the Reg
ular Artillery.
e not ot re-]
no
;un in
Ot tlie Fourteenth V^u:
x Ivan in
' nee station G at
eoiH!janic- .it Fort
uvinoient.
... - - hospital tent,
i severe sprain of the
New Revenue.
man, «*f Philadelphia
i
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At 8.40 o'clock last, night car No. 01, of
'ollhied
Colli lid Witt, a Car.
the West Eiglitl
with the carriage of W. W. Richards, of
Sixth and Tatnnll streets, i
street, between Orange and Tatnnll
street line, (
Eighth
St reels.
One front wheel of the carriage was 1
completely wrecked and the occupants, j
Mr. and Mr*. Richards, were thrown to <
the ground, hut escaped unhurt. j
Axle Broke it.
Cur No. (104 of the West Eighth street
line b 'oke an ,.xle early last, evening, on
Eighth street iM-lween Tatnnll and
Ora tge streets.
T.te car was run up on the switch near
the corner of Market irerl Eighth streets
and traffic was resumed.
Robert Cottingham, who was mm v l o r
assaulted on Saturuav night in
b'ont»of liis saloon at Maryland avenue
an d " est Libertv street, by Sim ni Clo
rested a little easier, yesterday. ^
Mr. ('nttingluim, who is well-known in
tl,,y bad a larg* number of friends
caM on linn Samrday evemng and his
physician, Dr. John C. rariev, was com
P e,,e< J. to orders with his family t,o
the eftect that no one should be allowed
to Mr. Cottingham for the next four
( h\vs.
The patient is now resting quietly and
should no nnforseen complications, such
as blood poisoning, arise, it is thought
that lie will ultimately recover,
His assailant (Wan, is still confined
\ n the City Hall and will lx^ given a
hearing before Judge Ball this morning,
when it is expected that he will be re
manded to jail to await tlie result of Mr.
Cottingham's injury.
The trouble, as xvus intimated in these
columns, giv«- out nf a quarrel which
the men had earlv on Siturdav evning.
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It "W that Mr. ( ottmgliani Ins been
assisting in keeping Cloman s ta inIv for
the past six months.
Cloman is distantlv related to Mr.
Cottii.ghnm, and on Satnrilay aflenmon
lmd words w i ll Ids vtctnn wliiehre
suffiod m Mr ( ottmgliani striking him.
T1 ' e fln PP' 1s,tm " ,s ( , lo "' lln ^waited
a favorable opportunity for revenge a „d
Ok advantage_n, „ whenMr. Gott.ng
ham and Ins friend were Vintage 1 in con
yerfOTtinn, strnl used the knife e-mcoaled
"> his hand with almost fatal e.fcet.
FATAL ENDING
OF A QUARREL
A Glass Thrown Luring a War
of Words Result* in a
Death.
YOUNG WOMAN DIES SUDDENLY
Oa Seeing Blood Spurt From
Her Uncle's Head.
TRIVIAL ERRAND THE CAUSE
Wyman Goodwin
is R -quested tarn
Return for More Milk and Re
fuses, and as a Re.-aft
Miss Woodley
Breathes Her
Last.
As the result of a quarrel between As
bury Woodley and Wyman Goodwin,
Miss Sadie Woodley, of No. 40.4 Kodney
street, now lies dead at lier late home.
Early yesterday morning Woodley,
who is an uncle of tlie dead girl,
Wyman Goodwin, a cousin of Miss
Woodley, for a pint of milk.
Goodwin, who is about eighteen vears
of age, re> timed from his errand, aitd it
was found that the milk was not suffic
ient for tlie purpose for which it was re
quired.
Woodley then demanded tl at the
young man go back and purchase the
additional quantity of milk required.
Goodwin refused and in a very short
time a quarrel ensued between him and
Woodley.
When the war of words were at their
height young Goodwin became so exas
perated that lie picked up a glass from
the dresser and Imrled it at the head of
Woodley.
True to its aim tlie glass struck Wood
Icy on the head making a wound from
which tlie blood flowed freely.
Miss Woodley was in the room at the
time of tlie quarrel and the subsequen
throwing of the glass.
She had been suffering with consump
tion for the past six months and the
sight of the blood gashing from lier
uncle's head threw tier into a dead
faint.
A physician was summoned who did
all in iiis power to resusticate her, but
without avail, she breathing lier last
within a half hour from tlie time that
the glass was hurled.
i A fatal ending of tlie quarrel resulted
i.. creating tlie utmost excitement in the
. igliborhood, ami for the time being tlie
residents of that section had spread the
report that Miss Woodley bad been
murdered.
This, however, upon investigation,
was found to be untrue, but tlie neigh
bors are still talking of the sad ending of
a slight, quarrel.
sent
PRKMEDII'ATED ASSAULT.
mIoi'ou 8 Attack on llolHU't C >:tlog
in by Simon Cloman AVas
Planned by tlie Assailant.
M
ha
•Draf tleal Politics** in the Sunday
SUN contain* all thut is of uftorost iu
political circles and deals with all im
» m ,ttnl questions now beint* con
^ideretl by all the political parties or
Delaware.
New Castor Presl led.
lfcv. James Crow, the new minister • f
Anbury M. E. (' .inch, peached his
initial sermons at thatehttro'i yesterday.
Both morning and evening services
were largely attended bv o uigregation*
who thoroughly appreciated the pastor's
discourses.
Held ibr Trial.
K. Fields, colored, was landed in New
Castle jail yesterday, having been broitgl t
up from sit. Georges by the constable,
charged with shooting a man at that
place. Ho will bo held f >r trial.

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