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F ACTICA.L POLITICS. STATECRAFT IS nolonger loom ED UPON AS A MYSTEEY BUT ASA BUSINESS. i-0\*£LL. ADDITION e i 1 I new clerk of the peace and New Castle's recorder of deedB pay in advance tho $50. Coroner-elect Vandever, Knotts and Walls only had a $10 tax to pay. The passing of Frederick Eden Bach as a factor of importance in Delaware politics began with the downfall of Hon. Anthony Higgins in 1895. Since then his downward course has been steady and sure, and to-day lie is prac tically unknown in the inner councils of bis own party. To no man inthe State has the course nt Republican transition been more fatal in its effects, It has alienated him froru lug old party friends and failed to place him on a nor confidence^eh hen' To^aTan whose word was once law with the Re publican party, and who had come to I that state which led him to imagine that he was indispensable to the party, the altered condition of things must be hu iniliating and mortifying. Mr. Bach committed the fatal mistake of believing that lie was bigger than his party, and that campaigns could not be planned and victories won unless under Ins direct auspices ami guidunce. With all of his knowledge of the power oi po litical machinery, gained bv years of j schooling m running the strongest he-: Vew Custleeo I V iforeot the £ on" New Castle cn ntj eforgo hc essons which he .so often taught others, that the individual who attempts to stand against the machinery of his party is liable to suffer great injury. Mr. Bach came to Delaware as a school teacher. After serving in that capacity in a country district near Dela ware City he drifted into newspaper work, obtaining a position on the Morning News. When the Evening Journal was founded he became its editor. The election of Mr Higgins to the l.nited Hates Senate brought him prominently before the public, for Mr. Higgins made him his private secretary and political manager. He immediately became a power in the land. Being a shrewd and capable political organ izer he immediately began the work of • atrungthoning Iho position of Ins cm ployer in the State. His work was ef lettive for the time being, but not last ing. Hi" policy wa« one of dictatorial No effort was made to con cilialc those who radically differed from him on questions of party policy, It was his idea to rid Mr. Higgins and himself of all opposition by the crushing-out process. Many men who were among the most active andener getic friends and supporters of Mr. Hig gins became tired of this one-man dorni nation and protested to the Senator, Believing Mr. Bach's capacity and re lying on Ins own strength and popular i(y,Mr. Higgins let the representations of t liese protestants go unheeded and tin satisfied.* Finally Henry C. MaLear,, now Mavor of Wilmington, and ex-IVst master Daniel F. Stewart, waited on Mr. Iliggins and demanded the removal of Mr. Bach from the position of vice-regent of the Republican party. Their action was treated as a piece of unwarranted imperitnence, and Mr. Bach remained in control. Mr. ,Stewart and his friends then broke loose from Mr. Higgins, They established headquarters of their ow n, and att unpted to defeat Mr. Bach for re election to the position of chair Komiblican I 4 irst District Committee, the organization which was at that time supreme in this city. They met with ignonirnoiis defeat, and Bach Then Addicks appeared and the enemies of Mr Higgins and Mr. Bach flocked to bis standard, and the result was the defeat ,,f i j,,. bniKf for re-election Addicks deadlocking I he General Assetnblv and creating a vacancy. Mr. Bach continued to "land a- vice-recent hut the retire incut of Mr.' Higgmshad shorii hini of IiIb power. Inthe hari-kari camuaiffn of two years ago Mr Bach stood at the head of the opponents of Addicks and re coivcd as a reward for bis feat v the do- i nition of superintendent of the rural free l .i:. c ii.. si*. . pi. _i ^ Governor Ebe W. Tunuell and Secre tary of State Hughes on Thursday made out the commission of Dr. L. Heisler Bail, Republican State Treasurer-elect, and John A. Bingo, Republican State Auditor-elect. Both must bond befoYe the Governor, although be must make report to the Senate of liis approval or disapproval of their bonds. Dr. Ball lias until the third Tuesday in January, 1899, to furnish security to the amount of $75,000, as State Treas urer Ross' term docs not expire until that time. He will also have to pay a $50 dollar State license to authorize him to write State checks. His salary will be $1,950 per annum. Auditor-elect Lingo will draw $1,200 each year of the State's money for his services. All three new Sheriffs, Kent county's mis uuiy nau u tax iu pay. Tho Governor further prepared the, certificate to the National House of Rep resentatives setting forth that tlie peo ple of Delaware had chosen lion. John Henrv Hoffecker, as their representa tive lor tlie next term. bo man as rc'-elpctod. in material ton salary of about ^,300. When the want- j tu-win and get-together movement began j Mr. Bacli stood in opjxwition to any, compromises with Addicks or Addicks-1 i."rn, but the forces arrayed against him 1 consisted largely of his old following, and he, failing to fall into line, lost his hold on the party. Since then several tilings have oc curred which lead us to believe that he is not his old self. In the matter of the Wilmington postmastership he went to great lengths to secure the place for Winlield 8. Quigley. Some say that he had even pledged himself to deliver the office to Mr. Quigley. When it became apparent to everyone that, by reason of the deadlock between Colonel Henry A. du Pont and Henry G. Morse, neither Mr. Quigley nor Washington Hastings would be appointed and that the favor would doubtless fall on State Chairman Hugh C. Browne, Mr. Bach did not give up the fight, but ran his head up against the stone wall with the recklessness of a bravo. Even after Mr. Brown, had se-; cured the appointment Mr. Bach is credited with having gone to such' lengths as to travel over the State cn-' deavoring to work up an effective op position to Mr. Browne's confirmation, This was followed by the Willis episode. Mr. Bach became imbued with the idea that the Regular Republicans should nominate Rev. Jonathan S. Willis for congressman. He must have known 2? "M? v...«7 „ v „ Patrick Henrv would have called a pain ful truth, and ploughed head-long into the hopeless fight. lie made an harangue which was more personal than polite to Colonel du Pont and his friends, and then Mr. Hoffecker was nominated. "'hen it came to the organization of *h e Regular Republican State Com mittee Mr. Bach again came to the fore a "d sought to upset the phms, for the committee's organization, ■ ",' l . c ' 1 contemplated Mr. Browne for rliairinan and William II. Hcald for secretary. Again he sustained defeat, retired from the field in anything : but a good humor From that time or organiza^o",? afffi th!?!SiS-«" U ?h? campaign rested on the workers of the various legislative districts. These cnti-! eisins naturally put him out of touch ' with the State and county organizations, and the public has witnessed the phe* nomenon of a big Republican victory w* 1 . 1 ' tbe planning and execution of which Mr. bach had absolutely nothing . . . . . , Mr. Bach is passing wnii a vengeance, and, in a little while, unless he takes proiier steps to secure reinstateinenl, lie ^ o C0 !" i ; t a v , h^ 'Ti dden ? v°diseorercd 1 1 oanKt' alom^well without him ^ ° Tlnnksaivine l'roclun-.tion oi ' , V', *f. v i lg t , ' v V 1 * * 1 1 Gove nor hbe \\. l.inncII has been re cmed from Secrelarv of itate, ,1. 1. Ibigbes, Esq., with he following ad dentla in w iiuiir. It printed, must i as news. Will not be paid for. i . *rora the first publication ot the Junes in 1 So 4 until a few years ago, the Gov ernor s fhanksgiving I roclamation wa® | a . b hZ^ Zs jt v "nt uTtil some tc v ara o f"Vi , 1 ' 1 m m i in 1 ' 'i, 1 ^ ..Vimo i?=uo d -uV.V1. tiien to one i..siie, mm tins jtar to noth | ,n £- , . . x . • In the .States ou either side of us, New Jersey and Maryland, they not only publish the laws in the newspapers, but 111 thp . !ast named State, thecounty state ment is also published in two of the paijcra—several hundred do Rare each and they have Resides w hat are called Irnstce sales, verj piofitable, to wli.ch ( the papers in Delaware are strangers ' The newspapers in this State have had httle or no perquisites for the constant; aevotion to the ut eres s of their com monwealth but the Governor s I'rocla mations, and now that is denied, while, as appears above, them services areeon siderately recognized in adjoining Mates. If it were from considerations of rigid economy lt might he acquiesced in, b'd ''Z'Twas 'wiien the ThankSe ''hat it was when the lnankBgiung I'rnclamation wns ordered in three is-, *° be f°r by the State, and the "OK* of Secretary of the State, which as " e remember, paid N. B. Sm it hers when bolding tins relation to Gov. Cannon, some $400, lias been advanced to $1,000 or ^> 20 ? P er . v . cnr - ^ hen legislatures remain in session some ten months of their term and receive pay for what ought to he done, in less than half the time, and the salaries of the State offices m general have been advanced, making « large aggregate, it looks strange for a Rash to be made at the httle stipend ka t has hitherto tome to the news papcie. If it is news that the papers are to be reduced to, and published nt half the price they formerly obtained, we appre bend they will seek after something more local and fresher than appears in a proclamation .—Smyrna Timer. - l'hihp It. Clark was as honestly elected Sheriff as any Sheriff New Castle' county has ever had. The good old fashion manner of Democratic tissue ballots was then in vogue as well as the patent counting machinery in the Tenth ward, Any Democratic majority could in those days be given as needed to elect the Democratic ticket. Shame on the man who says anything about cheating at the olontinnu in Ilolnu'ni'o svlinn tlio Damn, 6e if against Mr. Willis and in favor of j objl ij. Hoffecker, and that the work ing machinery of the convention was in the hands of' tho friends of the colonel. Once more he shut his eyes to wliat erotic party has for years been the bene nciary of such f hefts. Daily Jlepubheun. - Representative-elect John Filling is . now very pronounced in his opposition ' to Mr. J. Edward Addicks for U. 8. Senator, but just why Mr. Pilling'* ani-1 inoalty to Addicka should so suddenly looiu up after the election, ia not plain. There is probably not another John' Pilling in all the other successful Be publican candidates of the recent elec-; tion. The Legislature in January next will stand as follows on joint ballot, Democrats, 21; Regular Republicans, 12; Union Republicans, 18, and it ia very ap rent that Mr. Addicks will be the next Senator.— AV«' Era. parei U. S. The practical working of the novel feature of the Registration law passed by the late adjourned session of the General Assembly, and whicli was made neces sary by the provisions of the new con stitution, by which the several Superior Court judges were made the Boards oi Canvass in the respective counties, was tested last week. Only two changes were made by the new Boards of Canvass, one in New Castle, and the other in Sussex, both being in favor of the Republicans. From what we can learn, however, these changes by the boards did not reflect any frauuor intentional wrong deing ou the rt of the election officers. Every one nows how easy it is to differ in opinion as to what constitutes a marked ballot, when the stamp is used, and it appears that the election ofliccrs simply made a mistake in judgment ns to that clas9 of ballots .—Dorer Index. I The Democrats are greatly worried over the retirement of Hon. George Gray from the United States Senate. We ad mit that Senator Cray has made a ere lit able record in the Senate, but we sup pose that if another man should be elect ed the earth will continue to exist. As estimable men as lie is have passed away and still legislation has gone on as usual, The Republicans will find some one who will be able to vote and carry out their policy, and the people will prosper not withstanding the change. We advise a ' the croakers to possess their souls in peace, and not pass over the bridge be fore they come to it. The Rodneys, the Claytons and the Bayards have passd | away, and yet legislation goes on and it j will continue to go on when all the great men in the Democratic party will have; I turned to dust .—Daily Republican. j - | Political writers arc now speculating j on the organization of the Delaware j House of Representatives. In this con __ j in a slate which^ncludes' a 8ix,-aker, j clerk, reading clerk, sergeant-at-arms : and page, to say nothing of the com mittee-appointing powers exercised by the speaker. In our opinion there will I be a compromise slate on the organize-1 tion .—Evening Journal - In speaking of the tribute paid to Hon Gmv hv Senator Tosenh Rlaok ■ ton theKUmyt: P p- or Senator Joseph' Blackburn all ;)e] 8ware Democrats have an especially , varm an d sunny spot of admiration and : eB t eeln With them the memory of the (j |d Kentuckian's splendid appeals ^'^eomes as one from a friend true ' i„ addition to all this the fact that tlie se two ine i were supposed to bo an ' t c (jn t he^oney question makes t ,£ ise J <lf the Kentuekiaii "mnd w . lrmer and riniz the truer ,\ prophet ia lfot without honor save in i,i a 0 'wn country, saitli the scripture, but y enat0| . (; e orgo Gray is honored and be loved through the length and breadth of I this w) „ )le j; opu blic, and through the length and breath of little Delaware, too. . Xo man has yet been found so foolish as 11 ? pr . oU ' lul t0 fi 1111 in Ul « result of the late i |S lect,on ll , n >' d| srespect or disregard for Senat ?'' ^ ^ W d b,lt , V ' 6 ' mae ll! ( vc bce ^- n3 ?- d , e aB t0 hlm a "? 118 courac in public life, an overwlie ming victm fol .' llim won) j have been the re 6U | t; and, moreover, a victory in which i mln ; bors ' of independent and conscien i tious Bepublicans would also have re-! i ioiced. i - gj x f rom next Tuesdav the | General Assembly of Delaware—tile first under our new Constitution-will as ^mble at Dover. This may seem a long ' "me ahead at present, but the interim " il1 so o.^ e ' a D«e' a»d the legislative lies | slon will be upon us before wo are aware • of it. Now is the time fur those w! apply for legislation, public or private, to get their affairs in shape. The session n . iu | aet but gixtv dayg) as .' t | 1(! pei . diem ceases after that'limit, and unless the demand be extraordinary, few members w i|l ca re to slay longer at their own cx ( pellPe . There is nothing surprising in ' * hi ,,d nothing wrong Without excention everv leiri-lative eeg8io „ for tlle r Z thirty ' vearsj and pr#bab , v | 01)ger has beef, „ iark ed by .\ patby an d duliless at the opening and a perfect avalanche of business m ihe c | 08 ; n ,, | 10Urs This should no lon"or bo Thc laembcrs should not be permitted to s it in idleness for the best part of the lS es 8 ion,onlytob 2 sortished andcrowd ed a t Dig last as to make it impossible f or then?to eive nroner consideration to * °" . \ s , ar as , r | bus j ncsg is „ jnccrnpd t h« who KSteKSoM and ready , or introduction al tile o f™ „7tfie ^11? hSvo tha elianee 0 f securin'' the leeislation thev 3 ^ esire Towards hie close g when crave 1 I p®""j measures absorb tlie attention 1 of j f be i eg i s | a t ol . 8 privatc mattcr« are nut to ye scant conrteSv 1 \p meagures „, lb ];,. , lnd 1 3 hould bo nrenarei and laid before the I Leriglature'aUim earliest nowibl^mc^ : will take due notice of this warning and act accorclinfflv — Vn>vu Fiuminn ' ' ... . . . .„ twiuware is redeemed, says one of our Republican exchanges. Well do we j remember the same hilarious expression in the same paper four years ago when | the Republicans secured a majority of the legislators. We would remind the editor that its joy was then very brief, The thorn of Addicks is more fully de 'eloped now than then, and it may turn out that Hon. John Filing will not be t-ne only member ashamed to go to hu* home when the balloting for a sue-, ???*,%*? l?®, 0 ® ov ® r : 'J. [h j Addicks oi nobody still, with the 1 phances ' ar 8® 1 y 111 k "' or " f 'Dat gentle- j infill.—-AOf that there are Regular j Republicans as well as Uuion Uepub licans to satisfy seems to have been j lost sight of entirely. It is not reason ] able to suppose that either faction will j permit itself to he ignored by the other will rn st When the Democrats find that tlie United States Senate is to lie controlled . for a long term of years by theKepubli ' cans, and that free silver and the tariff i will be futile issues to bring up, the* will have to hunt for new iaauea. ft is | now believed that the insincere old party I will change its long-established policy and shriek against expansion and all that sort of thing. The Democratic party has had one President twice since the days of Buchanan, and it has had the entire administration but once. No man can see ahead far enough to fix upon a date for the return of the Democratic narty to powor in Washington. It will have to go'on groping in the dark for several years yet.— Morning Neu-». First Citizen tfillcs thinks he is, but he ain't. Chairman l'at will be Mr. Put the next campaign. Mr. Jeff Foard, what liled (?) his con Urination miners tw .ii They lost their all. I hey say Steve Slaughter, of Kent, is good at trolley dodging. The administration says, Hon. George Gray. Will it get him?' "Bob" Burns said ves and then nearly dropped dead. It cost $1.75 for treats. Sheriff-elect Taylor's mail is cnor mirticiilar ohtett—and that is particular objett-and that is loint ballot the next General As eemblVwiM stand 3lLbubUcansnnd21 -ais i«nuDiicans ana -l T . e ,,, .... o The State is becoming (?) poor. The officers don t want to pay for legitimate advertising. They do say that Court, is all rigid from his hat up, and his friends (?) will vouchforit. Recorder of Deeds-elect Delaware Clark will announce his deputies and c | 0rk3 „i t hi n a few days. | fi T , , . J R - ... . . Great 1 Am John Biggs n ill not Democratlc '- lala Genirai uommiuec. j The Regulars will refuse to go into caucus with the Unionists when the next General Assembly meets. Strange, isn't it? Turn on the light! Eh, John? And Charles S Horn said "Give it to me as only half the goods were de livered'" They complied and lie got i _ Even the Democratic judge of the elec-' tion kicked at, the despicable methods adopted by.lelm I>. Hawkins in Kent county. ~ What is it Sir Anthony Hig don't bc lieve? For further information apply to Li Hung Chang Bach or High Pri McLear. The preacher-politician would be able to take a lot of "Amens" with him if he ever became United States Senator,. If— there you are. The coming dayliglit convention of the General Assembly at Dover is due to the Sussex Republican moonlight con vention held last fall. i The total vote of the WinWords in this come from' New Castle couniy. I , ul !". Tr '^ t ' of Georgetown, is con ftatulating himself for not receiving the Democratic nomination for sheriff in Sussex ' Jolln , 5'0 ,lr head is level. The people it is stated will enter a strong objection against Mr. Clerk of the Peacc Foard, taking the Court House "'tb him when lie retires from office, I Jeff Blakely, State Senator-elect from the Third district of NewCastlecounty . will support every reasonable Republi can measure introduced while he is in i office. James Hitchen should remember one thil| g. a >'J that is that he is not such a warm member of society if ho did defeat Tom Gormelev for Henresentativo in the fZ d s rfc P ,n U,t i T . „ ', ' , . , „ Jol,R gaVe up ai,d tlie Jedge smik ' d - M llliam Michael Byrne wants to know i why in the thunder the State Senate was 3 not Republican. It's dead easy, Mike, j an( ^ because certain Republicans' didn't have enough votes. See? B. G. Houston, chairman of the ltegu-, lar Republican county committee of Sua-1 sex, was in town yesterday afternoon. I He took lunch with William II. Hcald ! and had achat with Francis II. Hof-1 fecker 1 1 . , j We install complete electric | Job I plants | ° T , , . ,, . . ,, . . afc u y dc&irably located property, j A/O* 220-222 MARKET ST. 1 . , j A d n ak [ ada Pt«<l for a ny large bus nPSS Or installment llOUSO. Apply on premises or to Eddie Cochran has mobilized his mind, on one "Eddie. Subscribe for and read Tits Si x and also cast your ballot for United States Senator. Oh! what a drop, Court. it— nit. lest ; Lew is E. Eliason showed Ida noble ness when he insisted on the opening of the ballot box in the Second district oi I New Castle after he became acquainted with tlie fact that Inspector Morrison | had perpetrated a fraud. Joint Pilling it is understood lias an nounced Himself as a candidate for speaker of the House. John is from the Ninth Representative district of Now Castle county and will probably be awarded that honor when hades freezes over. MORRIS & CO ELECTRICIANS. •I £ [i - ]j 0 ; •T-'WiS' No. 11 East 8th St. PHONE 816 FOR RENT i Daniel W. 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C,- A Ei 6 a C|aA | JJI/Ui J? 1 OU* tj/lUv/, m r # 7 " 7 ■ j i . ^ ^ „ . r . . , r . for bershtp Committee, P. O. Box 305, if you desire^to make application for Wilmington, Del., To the Wilmington Board of Trade : ...... -hereby make application i for active membership in the Wil u.ington Board of Trade, subject to its-constitution and by-laws. B J * 3 j I ! #6 Cash and $6 per month. All good Upright Pianos by well known Makers. Deatfbopn & Go •» 820-822 Market St., Wilmington,Del. (Open Tuesday and Saturday Evenings.) ©itg §teaH? @emndpg \ BRADWAY m m & HAMMOND Fine Work, Low Prices, Prompt Delivery. Clean Towel Supply for places of Business. ..-ju-- ■ -- r -— a * Both ' Phones 682, The Wilmington Board of Trade ■ - -|-VT9E CUT THIS OUT and send to M. P. Satterthwaite, Chairman of Meu Dues, $5.00 per year. membership in the Wilmington Board of .Tradt. Write for copy of By-laws. Application for Membership. 1898. Signature . . . . Business . . . . Office . . . as mmm i your prfntfnSl % I | arjd I A your Business # Successful business men who have Goods to Sell 3 have found it profitable to enclose a well printed slip advertising some specialty in every letter mailed from their offices. Why don't you try this plan ? 3 We Print V the slips well and design them for you. The C ost Is Little 3 V 3 I00i East Sixth Street, ^ WILfllNQTOM, ^UiUlUUUUiUl DELAWARE. 3 ▲ ■ THE CENTRAL HOTEL Sixth aai Prwch Streets. float Pleasant Pines la Town A system ol electric calls has been plaeg* throughout the building, and every oonreulesps made for patrons. Special etteution Is paid »o the dining department. Bar a t t ached. ISAAC C. PYLB. HOTEL WESTERN Fourth and Orange St. The flneat of wet gooda and cigars al waya on hand. EDWARD KRAUSE, Propr. Permanent Hoarders. J. L. DASHIELL, Violinist and Teacher, 5tudlo, 703 West Fifth 5trMt, WILMINOTON, DEL. Music Furnished tor Balls, Reception,, stc. Pupil ofE. A. BRIL Is. WUNDEHLAND THBATRK W. Ii. Dockstader, Manager. Performances dally, Afternoon 9 O'clock, Evening 8 O'clock. AdmW slon, 10, 90, 80 rents. Devoted te Drama and Vaudeville. N .w Week Commencing November 14. O DIG ACTS, Headed by Jerome and Alexis, In a beautiful scenic display, THE FROG AND THE LIZARD. Tom Mnok and 30 Others.