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A&fok. :i, iMMtffli . !H®Sj ■■ ;■■ ; **0, : ' ! V v * '■' : - m, Mp-C >*./.:*'■ SUN THE % ONE CENT WILMINGTON, DELAWARE, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1898. VOL. 1. NO. 355. With Senator Penrose He Will Tell John Wanamaker's Con nection With Keystone Bank. ACADEMY OF MUSIC SATURDAY Facta and Notes to be Given by Senator Penrose and the Fugi tive President of the Defunct Bank— Pennsylvania's Great est Scandal in Years. m will ti,en t..li th<> nponlo John Wanamaker's connection with the wrecking of the Keystone National Bank B This move was anticipated in TheSun on October 4 in a special dispatch from Philadelphia. Penrose has in the speeches made by him during the last few days made sev eral charges a | aln8t " an8 "} a "*£ but w " b G ,deo " ' „„!!!! f 'kWniw Bank at the time amended and who subseauentlv fled TOdhM remained'nobliwTeversin^ —with this man at his side to corroho* rate what Penrose eays, there is expected to be a real warm time at the Academy of Music Saturday night. The Senator in a pointed statement to day declared his intention to give facts and notes bearing on the Keystone Bank and if the rumor that he will have with r him at the tune (ndeon N. Marsh be true, then it is a sure thing thr.t the facts and notes wdibo forthcoming. I T £®keystonef^ank wasfirst rn trouble [ on December 2,1890. * nl "J lls * oh the bank on that ■ t i »--* . <JO S C 1Z LvsineBank stmnon l n Bht of December '> * 4d0 ' 00d - "ft™ ° itv " called a meeting of the directors of the batik and told them that he must look out for the interests of the city. The trouble however was tided over temporarily. John P. Lucas deeded to the bank the 1 property on which it stood at Jumper and Chestnut streets, along with several other properties. Tlie next trouble came in April, 1891. This second trouble proved too much, and tlie institution went to the wall, and Gideon N. Marsh, the president, became a fugitive. . John Wanamnker was a stockholder in the Keystone Bank but charges of his connection with the wrecking of the bank were never brought. ever, that it was an over-issuance of the stock of tlie bank dating back to tlie time when John 1>. Lucas was president. Wanamaker's connection with the wreck ing of the bank was taken up in a per functory way by City Councils. It is generally supposed that "Gid" Marsh has been handsimely paid to stay away irom Philadelphia and that other influences other than money were brought to bear to that end'. At the time of the Councilmanic in vestigation shortly after Marsh had fled, Wanamaker appeared before the com mittee appointed by councils and plained or attempted to explain his nection with the defunct bank. The Councilmanic committee was pre sided over by "Billy" Van Ousten, who was invariably placed at the head of Testigating committees which are ex pected not to investigate. The Kevstone Bank case was followed by the collapse of the Bank of America and the liquidation of three or four fi nancial firms of greater or lesser stand ing, which were backed by the same syndicate of politicians and "good fel lows." , , . Senator Penrose says he expects to give the true history of the Keystone Bank on Saturday night and consterna tion is spread upon the faces of many politicians in this city tonight. Teachers* Benefit Association, The Teachers' Mutual Beneficial As sociation Bazaar to be given at Pyle's Cycle Academy, November 28, promises to be a success. Preparations are active ly going on and the different committees hurrying their work. Donations of money will be received by Miss Edwina B. Krause, Miss Mendenhall and Prof. A. H. Berlin. Special Dispatch to Tuk Son. Philadelphia, Oct. 14. 2 a.m.—Gideon N. Marsh, president of the late Keystone National Bank lias, according to a well founded rumor abroad tonight, returned to town. It is said that Marsh is now in the city after an absence of over seven years —the fugitive president of tlie famous bank at Juniper and CheBtnut streets. The report goes on to say that Marsh will be used as an important factor in startline statements to jbe made by United States Senator Boies Penrose at the Academy of Music on Saturday night. nrose T It was said how ex eon m The following property was transferred J esterday by City Registrar Ten Weegcs: . L. Carpenter, Jr., trustee, property northeast corner of Twentv-second and Church etreets to Erick Richard Eng berd; the L. C. Kent Company, proper erties No. 710 South Franklin street and No. 1120 Chestnut street. Avoid long stretches of sollid reading matter. Say what is Baid briefly and in telligently. Cuts and prices are more profitable than tiresome reading matter. Life is too short to the average American to wade through half a column of read ing matter before coining to the point. City Lineman Hyland has completed .« the laying of a fire and police telegraph Vi cable across the Christiana river at Mar ■ ket street bridge, and today connection \waa made with police box No. 152, at Causeway and the hay market, and fire 'k Box No. 142, at causeway and Guthrie's me. ' ROUND ABOUT THE TOWN. Miss Carry Stevenson of Froderica is visiting in Wilmington. II. A. Gordon of New York, lias been spending some time in this city. Representative Itevin Irving Handy was a Wilmington visitor yesterday. Mr. Spencer and Bon of West Chester, have been visiting Stansbury Murray. Court Stenographer E C. Hardesty has returned borne from Georgetown. The Sabbatli school of Grace M. E. Church will hold a fall rally on Sun day. Hon. W. F. Causey, of Milford, lias been visiting Dr. J. A. Draper, in this city. Miss Eliason, of this city, is the guest of Mrs. Janvier Woods, near McDonough, Del. A number of new students will enter Goldey's Commercial College next Mon day. The Relsieh Mask and Wig Club gave a creditable performance at Shellpot Park. W. R. Williamson, formerly manager of the Opera House, is visiting friends in this city Machinery on the tug Emily was re paired at the Harlan & Hollingsworth company. The Harlan A Hollingsworth Com pany contemplates improving its wharf property. ) Letters of administration on the estate of William McClure have been granted to Richard McClure. Miss Mary T. Carter, of Newport News, Va., who has been visiting friends in this city has left for Smyrna. A California encumber about. four feet long, attracted a crowd at the P., W. & B. station yesterday morning. It is expected that the Wilmington and Brandywine Springs railway will be ready to operate by November let. Captain Haswell has been succeeded b 7 Lieutenant-Commander Adolph Mamas light house inspector of tft. .. dlalr,ct - a To the general trade, a wel -dressed window is|an. advertisement and encour agement to business which should not be overlooked. The Harlan A Hollingsworth Com pany are repairing the sloop yacht' Nanon belonging to the Philadelphia Yacht Club. ^ Alumni banquet of Trinity Col-1 lege, Harvard, Conn., held on Wednes-1 ciay evening Washington, Bishop Coleman was a speaker. Corp ra) Edmund Barnes of Co. K, Firat Maware Regiment, is seriously sick with typhoid fever at his home, No. 529 East Seventh street. The saloon of John W. Wagner, No. 7 East Fourth street was closed bv Sheriff Flinn yesterday on a claim o p $1,200 held by Thomas McHugh Mrs. J R. McCausland and son Ralston, of Smyrna, are spending some time with Sergeant McCausland, w ho is now on duty at the Armory. Extensive repairs and improvements having been completed at the south bag j n 0 f q 00 ] Spring reservoir, water has beeI1 turned in and both basins are now in use. Many dwellings are being constructed in the vicinity of Thirteentli and Clayton streets. Constable Green lias seized tlie effects of J. Miller Thomas, at No. 604 Market street, comprising type, forms, etc., and will expose it at public sale on Monday next. Police bootli No. 21, at Front and Market streets, which was damaged recently by being struck by a wagon, was taken away yesterday afternoon for repairs. Joseph Grissinger, better known as Joe Brown around Second and King streets, has gone to Chicago, where lie will visit his daughter, Mrs. Jacob Deutsch. Several yachts have been stolen re cently from points along tlie Delaware river, and some of the owners have offered large rewards for the capture of the thieves. Miss IdaC. Bramble, who has resigned her position as nurse at the Delaware Hospital, has left for her homo in Tol chester, Md. Miss Stillwell will be her successor. On Saturday Deputy Coroner Chand ler will hold an inquest over the remains of Nsphia Linzey, who wrb killed on Monday night by a street car on Lan caster avenue. deck lighter David Peoples, for Peoples Brothers of Philadelphia, was launched at the Jackson & Sharp Com pany on Wednesday. Two more are in course of construction. The Building Inspector Cassidy lias granted to the Johnson Forge Company a permit to build an addition to its plant in South Wilmington. The new building will bo 60x230 feet and one-story high. The Rev. J. D. C. Hanna, D. D., on Wednesday evening entered in marriage Miss Minerva Redinile and R. Edward Hayes, Jr., at the residence of the bride's parents No. 510 WeBt fourth Btreet. Charles Sheppard, who was struck on the head by a bottle thrown from a B. A O. car on Monday night is reported in a critical condition. Tlie injury is at the base of the skull, which renders an oper ation impossible. Willard S. Mears left veBterday for New York, where ho has accepted the E osition of a clerk for one of the leading otels, and as he contemplates going on the stage will take a course in the Ameri can School of Acting. The man who advertises only onco a year has no abiding place in the public memory. It is his rival who reaches the public every day, and whose statements are to be relied upon, who achieves the greatest measure of success. Some men expect their advertisements not only to bring them business, but also to go out and attend to it, while they embrace the opportunity to sit on n store box at the corner grocery store and cjmplaiu that advertising doesn't pay. ; / The Residents at War With Fists, Tongnes and the Law. The Battle is Raging. SMALL BOY STARTED RACKET Several Licks Have Been Struck and More are to Follow, While the Magistrates are Being Sup plied With Plenty of Busi ness—And More to Follow'. Fights and law suits reign supreme on West Second street between Monroe and Madison. Yesterday there were two or three fights and several quarrels which ended in law suits. This generally peace ful neighborhood is in a state of turmoil, the like of which is seldom seen, even down on the "coast." A fight between two small boys has nearly caused bloodshed,and has created an unpleasant and mean feeling to exist ^. e " former friends - nei B bbor9 and -p be people aeemed possessed and will fight or resort to law on the least provo cation,and yesterday's proceedings break a i| former records ot discord in one square on the same day. Some of the residents of that section are wrought up over the affair so much that they threaten to leave the possessed ne ,!8 bb ? rb °°. d '. „ , The trouble began over a small son of W..J. Gamblle a m* another bgrwtach ^he fil^boy wen? to his fathe^ tnlri him that Mr Mr^arritv rhnkpd him Mr n am ble and Mr McGarritv had some words on the matter. Gamble acc used McUarrity of choking his bov and finally knocked him down, Mr. McGarrity had Gamble arrested and the case was tried before Judge Ball who imposed a fine of $10 and costs on Mrs Marv C White made the remark ^ Xr a man Mr ba ^ iVPlgtostX asmal manlike ~L am *" e ? S1/ :® t0 strike asman man like - r - ™arrity. .... Second street cursed Mrs White ^he house white sued him and the squire thafc tliP cafiP linpd $5 and |, e id him under $200 bail, letter carrier Harlan J. Feaster, No. 728 West Second street, became involved in a racket with a woman on the same street, and the trial comes upthismorn ing before a squire, Mrs. McKay of the same section, who has been keeping house for her brother in-taw, lias resigned her position and " ' * tedav° r her wages before a magis , Jretote^ t i t0 havo a war so thevcan cele b / ate s tlle Peace Jubilee on the newly , street 1 SWALLOWED POISON. AScaford Mun Makes nil Attempt to Take His Lire With Poison. Seakord, Oct. 13.—This town is in a fever of excitement over an attempted suicide here. David Outten, a well known citizen, went to the Odd Fellows Cemetery yes terday, and there, upon his family burial lot, swallowed a mixture of lauda num, Paris green and iodine. He pur chased the poisonous compound in Cam bridge, Md. Outten was discovered by Henry Law rence, who immediately called Dr. Jones. Tlie doctor found Outten in great agony, but after administering antidotes and us ing a stomach pump the would-be suicide was relieved. Outten offers no excuse for his action. Missionary Alliance Convention. Several members of tlie Christian and Missionary Alliance left Wilmington yesterday for New York to attend the annual convention. II. Charles McBride, Miss Ellen Smalley, Miab Evelyn S. Drennin and Miss Florence Harper, who accompanied j party, will remain at the Missionary Training College at Wyack on the Hud son. the Last year tho Alliance sent Dr. C. T. Smalley and his wife, Sarah All mond Smalley to India. Aged Widow Burled. The funeral of Mrs. Sarah A., widow of William Morrow, took place yester day. Funeral services were held at her for mer residence, No. 920 Jefferson street, at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Only relatives and close friends attended, as the funeral was private. The deceased was 85 years of age and interment was made at the Wilmington and Brandy wine Cemetery. * Taken Suddenly 111. Michael Direcola, of No. 829 South street, Philadelphia, was taken suddenly ill in this city yesterday afternoon, and was removed to the Delaware Hospital. He has so far recovered that he will be able to return to his home in the Quaker City today. Hotel Closed. Sheriff William R. Flinn yesterday closed the hotel of John W. Wagner on Fourth street between King and Market streets on a judgement not given Thomas McHugh, a wholesale liquor dealer of this place for $1,200. Mustered Out. Corporal Samuel Haworth, Company H, Sixth Regiment Pennsylvania Volun teers, and assistant foreman of Tue Sun, was mustered out of service at Media sterday. Mr. Haworth returned to ilmington again last evening. COUNCIL HONORS BAYARD. They Unanimously Agree to Procure an Oil Painting ol'the Dead Citi zen and Statesman. The City Council at its regular meet ing last night decided unanimously to obtain an oil painting of the late Thomas Francis Bayard and place it in the coun cil chamber. The matter was brought before the de partment by Councilman Smith, who stated that he thought it would be ap propriate to secure a picture of the de ceased statesman and fellow townsman and place it on the council chamber walls. To bring the matter pr perly before the councd Mr. Smith made a motion that the City Council instruct tire Public Buildings Committee to procure an oil painting of the late Thomas Francis Bayard and hang it on the wall of the council chambers. The motion was unanimously carried. City Treasurer Curry rep: ance in Union National B 366.55, and in each of the four deposi tory banks the sum of 119,366. Special fund for park purposes, $23,034.55; re ceived of E. M. Sayers, $1,000 taxes for 1898; Edmund Mitchell, Jr., $500 taxes for 1898 end from T. S. Lewis, $340 for 1898 taxes. Received of Auditor Pyle, $500 for license. The report of the S. P. C. A. for the month of September was read as fol lows: Left in pound last month, 3 dogs; taken during the month, 107dogs; killed, 99; reclaimed, 4. Amount received for fees, $13.00; sold, 4; left in pound, 3. An order was drawn for $150 to pay for services of the dog catchers. The box was opened and found to con tain but one bid for the crematory ashes, and it was from A. S. Wooley, who bid $2.05 a ton. The bid was referred to the committee with power to act. orted a bal ank of $64, VISITING SIR KNIGHTS. All the Arrangements Perfected for the Reception ofParkham Com inandary of Boston. arrangements for the reception to William Parktnan Cominandery, Knights Templar of Boston, Mass., have b-en completed by the general committee ap pointed by St. John's Cominandery. The general committee of entertainment has requested ail citizens and merchants to display flags and as much bunting as possible today and tomorrow, out of re spect to the visiting knights. Tho asylum, drill room gnd banquet hall of the order has been handsomely decorated and refurnished and will pre sent a pretty appeaaance. The program of entertainment is as follows: The cominandery will assemble at the asylum, Masonic Temple, this afternoon, at 4 o'clock sharp, in full Templar uniform, for the purpose of es corting I'arkman Cominandery from Delaware avenue station, B. & O. rail road, to tlie Clayton House, and again at 3.30 sharp tomorrow afternoon for the purpose of escorting Parkman Command ery from the Clayton House to Delaware avenue station. The knights and their ladies will as semble at Masonic Temple promptly at 9 o'clock tonight to receive the guests. At 10 a. m. tomorrow they will assemble at Fourth street wharf to accompany the guests on a boat ride on the steamer Brandywine down tlie river. For the reception and boat ride sir knights will wear fatigue uniform, including belt, but without swords. The committee is as follows: Gen. J. Parke Postles,Dr. J. Paul Lukens, Enoch Moore, J. L. Clark. V. V. Harrison, Samuel M. Kpox, James Reese, L. B. Morrow, Charles M. Smith, C. A. Ru dolph, Dr. F. Harvey Day,VV. F. Weller, W. VV. Knox, George II. McCall, H. W. Lowe, W. J. Parry, George H. Ash, James H. Price, T. B. Lewis, A. G. Mc Causland and H. J. Guthrie. The Clayton House will be beautifully decorated for the occasion. All CHICKEN BONE CAUSES DEATH. Willie Eating Fowl Last Spring Dr. Black Swallowed a Piece of Bone Which Caused His Death. The most peculiar, death that has ever occurred in Dover wbs that of Dr. R. A. Black, of Dover, who built the fine block of buildings at that place called the Priscilla Block. Dr. Black last spring while dining on chicken swallowed a piece of the bone which became lodged in his intestines and was not removed until last week. The operation was performed by Dr. Clements of Dover, and was successful so far as the operation was concerned. The bone had been in the intestines so long that it had cut the intestines and gan grene set in, and another operation was found necessary. It was performed last Thursday, but the patient died. Dr. Black was a member of Diamond Lodge, A. O. U. W. and his estate will receive the $2,000 paid by the order at the death of a member. TOWED UP THE RIVER. The Burned Oil Tanker to be In spected and Saved if Possible. The Big British oil tanker Weehawken which was damaged by fire and beached in tlie Delaware river off this city last Monday morning was towed to Philadel phia yesterday by the tugs White Rose, Imperator, and Nonpareil. Most the oil had been pumped out into two barges, which were also towed to Philadelphia. Two inspectors from Cramps' shipyard examined the Weehawken and reported that the dammage was much less than had been feared at first. Tho big tanker will be inspected thoroughly at Point Breeze. Still Works for Company. Duncan Thatcher lias not resigned from the Harlan A Hollingsworth Com pany ns reported. He has merelv re signed his position as foreman of the machine shop and is still working for the company. Ui ll 1 Nephi Linsey, Killed by Wilming ton City Railway Co.'s Policy of Economy, Laid at Rest. NO FENDERS CAUSEDTHE GRIEF Expenditure of Few Paltry Dollars Would Have Spared Sorrowing Parents Their Darling Boy. Inquest to be Held Tomorrow. Nephi Linsey, killed in the prime of his boyhood by the murderous policy of the Wilmington City Railway Company, lies cold and stark in the grave in Mount Salem Cemetery. That grave marks the last testing nlace of a murdered boy, and the cause of his murder still exists. The tears of that mother, as she sat by the silent body in the humble parlor; the silent grief of the father as he viewed the mangled remains of his son; and the sadness of sorrowing friends as they gathered to pay the last tribute—all this would be unknown and not a matter to be chronicled, had the directors of the Wilmington City Passenger Railway Company expended a few paltry dollars in the purchase of fenders to protect that boy, and hundreds of other boys, who daily pass in front of the onrushing street cars on the streets of this city. But the protection for the lives of the people was not purchased, and Nephi Linsey fills his grave today a victim of the outrageous policy of economy pur sued by the railway company. The boy's funeral took place yesterday at his parents home on West Second street at 2 o'clock. The humble home presented a sad dened appearance as the little funeral party gathered in the front room of the house around the body of the murdered boy. In tlie sitting room the father and mother sat and looked upon the two younger children, all that is left to them, and thought of the terrible possibility that if the street cars which passed the door where not soon protected how the remaining off springs might be soon cut down like their first born. Short services were held, Rev. H. N. Ewing officiating. The minister spoke in touching words of the untimely end of a bright life. The father's helper had gone and the mother's joy had been snatched from her in a sudden and most horrible way. mercy and blessing be bestowed on the grieved parents. The funeral was in charge of Under taker Chandler. After the services the little cortege proceeded to Mount Salem Cemetery, where interment was made. There in his boyish clothes and placed in a simple colfin, the murdered boy was laid in mother earth. A bottle of wine and fenders cost the same, and yet at even this small cost the railway company had refused to pro vide the protection to Nephi Linzey and his life was sacrificed. Deputy Coroner Chandler lias drawn a jury and will hold an inquest of the remains of tlie boy tomorrow-. A large number of witnesses have been sum moned and the death of Nephi Linsey will be thoroughly investigated. He asked that God's Fashionabte Wedding Announced. Mr. and Mrs. George W. Todd have issued invitations to the marriage of their daughter, Miss Eleanor Anne Todd, to Howard Dellaven Ross, on Wednes day evening, October 26, at 6.30 o'clock in Grace Methodist Episcopal Church. Thev will be at home Thursdays in De cember at No. 1006 West street. Miss Todd is a graduate of tho Woman's Col lege, Baltimore. Mr. Ross is a graduate of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and is a son of Daniel Ross, Junior Vice Commander of the Grand Army of the Republic. May Be Wanted In Philadelphia. James Smallwood was arrested late last evening by Sergeant Kelleher and Officers Maloney, Hawk and Kane, on suspicion of having committed a mur derous assault on a man in Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon last. The prisoner gave the name of "John" Smallwood at the police station, and re sembles the party wanted in almost every particular. He will be held pending an investiga tion. Woman Cut With a Knife. John Sewell, colored, charged with cutting Lizzie Warren, also colored, in the shoulder with a knife, early last night, was arrested two hours later. Lizzie resides at No. 905 Tatnall street and the wound made on her arm by the knife used required three stitches. Sewell will be given a hearing by Judge Ball this morning. May Cause Death. Peter Stewart, who some months ago had one of his legs amputated at the Delaware Hospital, lias had to have another piece of bone taken out of the leg. It is feared that blood poisoning has set in and may prove fatal. The bone was removed last Monday. . Grace" Autumnal Rally. t TA special program will be given and prominent speakers will make addresses next Sunday at the autumnal rally of Grace M. E. Sunday-school. A reception will also be tendered by the officers of the Sunday-schaol to the scholars about the middle of next week. Light at the Breakwater. ~ rr7 ~ A danger signal has been provided for the new Delaware Breakwater. Marines are notified that a red light haB been erected on the lower end of the new construction. •XXKXXXXXXXOCXXKXXXKXKXXK* OUR NEXT ONITED STATES SENATOR X •: October 14, 1898 •> ONE VOTE | FOR a a < -. < I x NAME: > ADDRESS: s •/y>'7.XXXX./0CXXXXXXXXXXXXXX» The opportunities of the public at large to vote for the man of their choice for United States Senator are con spicuous for their absence. The Sun offers an opportunity for everybody to express their opinion as to who'is the best man to represent the in terests of the Diamond State in the councils of the nation. This is an opportunity that has never before been accorded to the people of any state within the history of the na tion. The plan is simple. Fill out the coupon at the head of this column and send it to The Sun. We pub lish the number of votes received by each candidate every day in order to keep the voters posted. The Sun also makes this offer. The winner in this contest has the privilege of naming any charity in the state to be the recipient of one hundred dollars, which will be paid to the said charity by Tiie Sun. The contest will continue until the first ballot is taken in the Legislature. There is no law or requirement which makes it necessary for you to sign your name to your baliot, though we would rather you would. They will be counted just the same, however, if you do not wish your opinions known. Send in your ballot and help win that $100 for some deserving charity. All votes credited to eacli contestant do not necessarily represent all tlie votes received for each contestant. They merely represent those that are counted up to 12 midnight of tlie day proceeding. [See list of contestants on page 4.] A Sign Board or a Lie? The revenue from advertisements is as much determined by the way they are written and put in type and the fre quency with which they are changed, as by tlie energy with which they are solicited and tlie amount charged for them. The writing of an advertisement is an art. The popular idea is that it should be a sign board or a lie. But like the editorials and the news it should be simply truth plainly told. It should contain the announcement of some fact which is of importance alike to the ad vertiser and the public. When tlie ad vertisement states that "John Jones lias bougtit tlie largest and finest stock ever brought to town," the public knows that it is not true, and turns from it in dis gust. But if after announcing that Jones opening a new stock, the prices are printed at which certain articles are sold it will be read with eagerness. An advertisement is valuable only in pro portion as it conveys information. It is than worthless when it conveys nothing .—Missouri Editor. IS Fe css Bishop Coleman in Washington. Rt. Rev. Leighton Coleman, Bishop of Delaware, who is attending the triennial convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church at Washington, ha9 been ap pointed by the House of Bishopis a mem ber of the committee to consider the memorial of the Episcopal churches of Europe. The Bishop attended the banquet of the Alumni of Trinity College in the National Capitol and made an address. The banquet was given in honor of the visiting bishops. Women's League Convention. The convention of the Women's League adjourned at the Pyle Cycle Academy last night. The bazaar continues until October 20 and each day's proceedings grow more interesting. Tonight will be Children's Night under the direct! 0 !! of Mrs. E. B, Krause, Searched for Rare Plants. Professor Charles S. Sargent, of Har vard University; John Muir and Wil liam M. Canby, president of the Natural Historical Society of Delaware, have re turned from a trip in the mountains of Virginia, Kentucky and other Southern states, where thev have been in tlie in terest of natural history. They spent yesterday in Sussex county seeking a rare shrub that grows there. James Cannon Buried. The funeral of James A. Cannon, of Claymont and A. streets will take place at i) o'clock this morning. High Mass will be celebrrted at St. Mary's Church and interment will he made at Cathedral Cemetery. One Dollar Schooner. William Moore Carson of New York, has purchased tlie pilot schooner Henry Cope, for the nominal fee of$l. The schooner was the property of John Virdcn.