Obit for Helen Pusey Morris
terian Sunday schools held their annual picnic, yesterday, at Love Point, Md. They employed a special train which left here yesterday morning at 8 o'clock with eight loaded cars, returning about 8.30 o'clock in the evening. The fishing steamer Gifford, under Captain Snow, has gone to Norfolk to take on a crew of fishermen, the former crew having resigned when Captain Leonard McLain, former master ot the steamer, resigned. II. B. Louderman and family of St. Louis, Mo., are spending their annual summer vacation at the Ocean House, Lewes Beach. Mrs. Emma Gibson of Philadelphia is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Alfred B. Meleon. James G. Coverdale, who has been farming for several years in Angola, has secured a position in Cheater, Pa., and will move there. The local navy officers have moved their offices from the Federal Building to the naval base. Dr. Sylvester A. Bookhammer, formerly formerly of this town and now of Atlanta, (3a., is visiting his brother, William H. Bookhammer. TAKEN BY THE DRAFT. fpeclal Correspondence of Rvery Evening Lewes, July 25. The following younir men of Lewes and Rcholxrth hundred have been taken by the first draft: William T. Coursy, Joseph C. Seymour, Seymour, Charles Wiltbank, Jeremiah Payn-ter, Payn-ter, Payn-ter, David Kazam, Gilbert M. Wiltbank, Frank R. Derrickson, John R. Steelman, Samuel R. Ewing, Richard D. Ma this, William Sheppard, Carl Joseph Harrison, Harrison, William Burton Simpler, Ollie Brittingham, Abe Coverdale, Walter James Donovan,. Herman Niblett. Edward Edward II. Palmer and William Albert Jefieris. NEARLY CUT FINGER OFF. Special Correspondence of Every Evening Seaford, July 26. Charlie Collins, drayman, nearly cut his finger off with a pair of ice tongs, yesterday, while loading loading refrigerator cars at the railroad station. station. Dr. Harrison Manning dressed the wound. The hand is badly swollen and it is feared blood poison may develop. TEAM STRUCK BY MOTORCYCLE. Special Correspondence of Every Evening Delmar, July 26. Lewis Adkins and Tony Wilson started to Salisbury, Tuesday Tuesday evening, on a motorcycle, and in attempting to pass a carriage containing George Turpin and his family, the ma chine became unmanageable and struck the carriage, throwing Adkins off and causing the horse to run away. Wilson, who had jumped off when he saw the coming collision, was painfully but not seriously injured, and went to the rescue of the occupants of the carriage, succeeding in stopping the runaway. The boys gave up the trip to Salisbury and returned to Delmar, where Wilson placed himself under the care of a physician. physician. STATE CAPITAL NOTES. Special Correspondence of Every Evening Dover, July 26. Richard Gardner of Townscnd and Miss Grace Lcatherman of Clayton were married here, vcterdav, at the parsonage of Weslev M. E. Church, by Rev. W. E. Gunby. George Ennis, a Dover Negro, was arrested arrested yesterday and taken before Magistrate Magistrate L. F. Wood, charged with operating an automobile while he was under the influence influence of liquor. He waived a hearing and gave bail for a further hearing today. Plans are under consideration for giving giving Dover soldiers a fine send-off send-off send-off when they leave for camp. The marching of the 250 members of Companies G and I, from the State Armory to Hotel Richardson, where they are being fed, proves quite a curiosity to Dover people. The Board of Education has elected A. J. Kinesbury assessor for the year, and Thomas V. Kieth, a former member of the Board of Education, collector of school taxes. MARRIED IN PHILIPPINES. Special Correspondence of Every Evening Dover, July 26. Announcement has been received here of the marriage of Lieutenant Oliver Lee Downes, son of Mrs. Mary Downes and nephew of Councilman J. A. Downea of Dover, to Miss Ethel Harrison of San Antonio, Texas. The ceremony was performed at Bagino, Philippine Islands, where the groom is stationed with the American troops at Camp John Hay. Mr. Downes was one of Dover's popular popular young men. The bride is a sister of Captain Harrison, also stationed at Camp John Haw LETTERS ON ESTATES. Special Correspondence of Every Evening Dover, July 26. Register of Wills Ernest B. Raughley, has granted letters testamentary on the following estates: Estate of Isaac Sinex to Alice Sinex; of Jonothan Handy to Thomas C. Frame, Jr. ; of Charles A. Smith to Royal Hopkins. Letters of administration Estate of Gustave F. Tunnel! to Martha L. Tunnell, of Louise Moore to Ida Marvel. THE STORK AT DOVER. Special Correspondence of Every Evening Dover, Julv 26. The stork has invaded two Dover homes within the past few days, one visit at the home of Mrs. Daniel Camac, formerly Miss Margaret Horn, where a baby boy was left. Also at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Simon, where a baby girl was left. DEATH DUE TO CANCER. Special Correspondence of Every Evening Laurel, July 26. Mrs. George T. Ellis, who has been ill for several weeks, died at her home on Eighth street, Tuesday afternoon, from internal cancer. Mrs. Ellis returned a few weeks ago from Johns Hopkins Hospital, where she underwent underwent an operation, but without success, and she gradually grew weaker. Funeral services were held this afternoon afternoon at 2.30 o'clock, conducted by Rev. James H. Straughn, pastor of the Xletho-dist Xletho-dist Xletho-dist Protestant Church, of which Mrs. Ellis had been a faithful member; interment interment in Odd Fellows cemetery. ENTERTAINED FRIENDS. Special Correspondence of Every Evening Laurel, July 26. Miss Mamie Collins entertained friends at her home, last everting, with games of various kinds, concluding with refreshments. Those present were: Misses Mary Bacon, Mildred and Bernice Hastings, Pauline and Grace Marvil, Isabel Callaway, Kathryn Collins, Collins, Reba Prettyman, Marguerite Harvey, Harvey, Blanche Elliott, Mildred Figgs, Anna Studley, Margaret Records, Alice Otwell, Pauline Hearne, Marie Lecates; Messrs. Newall Ward, Lynn Waller, Ralph Hastings, Ira Elliott, Heil Ellis, Knowlcs Callaway, Frank F letcher, Henry Goodman, Franklin Morris, Seth Hastings. FUNERAL OF YOUNG WIFE. Special Correspondence of Every Evening Laurel, July 26. Funeral services of Mrs. Helen Pusey Morris, aged 22 years, wife of William J. Morris, who died on Sunday, were held at the home of Branson Branson M orris, her father-in-law, father-in-law, father-in-law, father-in-law, father-in-law, yesterday aiternoon, louowed by interment in Laurel Hill um.t., u C M Ciil- Ciil- lurn, assisted by Rev. James n. Straughn, A And - ..Bv. to a i t m mmkiw threA-VAHr-nM threA-VAHr-nM threA-VAHr-nM threA-VAHr-nM threA-VAHr-nM taliht Rha Wrtt Ihfl daughter of George H. Pusey of near LU1CI. MILITARY FIELD SPORTS. Special Correspondence of Every Evening Delaware City, July 26. All the companies, companies, of Fort du Pont, Fort Delaware and Fort Mott will join on August 11 to give the best field meet held at Fort du Pont in years past. Various sports will be represented at this meet, including high jumping, shot-put, shot-put, shot-put, broad jumping, pole vaulting, sprints, long-distance long-distance long-distance running, discus and hammer throwing, low and high hurdling. Many professional and amateur athletes from all over the country are to be found in these companies, consequently local enthusiasts expect to see new records established. DELAWARE CITY. Special Correspondence of Every Evening Delaware City, July 26. Mr. and Mrs. Souerwine of Panama Canal Zone are spending the summer here with her parents. parents. Mr. and Mrs. Evans Hemphill. The meeting of Delaware City women to hear the lecture by Mrs. T. Coleman du Pont of women's war work council, tomorrow tomorrow afternoon at 2.30 o'clock, will take place in the enginehouse hall, instead of at the schoolhouse, as was announced. Mrs. Davis Adkins and family motored from Berlin, Md., to this city, yesterday, to visit Mrs. Laura Adkins. DELMAR NOTES. Special Correspondence of Every Evening Delmar, Jul' 26. Miss Eugenia Brown has as her guests, this week, Miss Olive Brown and Miss Ann Brown of Baltimore. Baltimore. Mrs. George I. Hallowell has with her her sisters, Mrs. John Veasey of Philadelphia Philadelphia and Mrs. William E. Veasey of Havre de Grace, Md. Miss Helen Ralph and Miss Mamie Phillips of Cambridge, Md., are guests of Mrs. T. B. Freeny. WARLIKE SCENES IN NEWARK NOW Two Hundred Soldiers Assembled at the Armory County Exemption Exemption Board at Work. Special Correspondence of Every Evening Newark, July 26. With nearly 200 soldiers congregated there, Co. E Armory presents a busy and warlike scene. Co. E, with Captain McKeon in command, and tho machine gun company of which Captain Salter is in command mobilized mobilized at the armory, yesterday. There are about 90 men m Company E and 60 or 70 in the machine gun company at this time, but both will be built up soon to war strength. Most of those in the machine gun company are "rookies" and have not yet been given uniforms. They are among the several hundred men recently recruited recruited in Wilmington and other sections of the State. Last night, regular army officers were making the preliminary plans for mustering the two companies into the Federal service. Physical examinations examinations are being made today. Those members of the companies who can get home go there for the night, reporting reporting to the armory each morning, but many of them are from a distance and sleep at the armory. Last night they had to bunk on the floor, on blankets, but regular army cots will soon be secured. secured. Meals are being served'the men by a local restaurant. TO BE CALLED BEFORE BOARD. As soon as the official copies of the draft are received from Washington, the New Castle county Exemption Board J. Pilling Pilling Wright, Dr. W. Owen Sypherd and Dr. Walter H. Steel with headquarters in Purnell Hall, on Main street, will notify the first 426 men drawn in the rural county to report for medical examination. This is twice the quota that rural New Castle county is called on to furnish for conscription army, which is 213. In addition to notices being sent to these men personally, the first list of 426 men will also be printed as soon as the official drawings are received. Three other physicians will probably assist Dr. Steel in making the physical examinations. ROAD WORK AS PART OF LINCOLNHIGH WAY State Highway Engineer Tells of Conditions and Shows What It is Proposed to Do. Special Correspondence of Every Evening Dover, Julv 26. Secretary Francis of the State Highway Commission in reply to many inquiries about improvement of public roads in New Castle county and the appropriations for the same, has issued the following statement: "The last Legislature passed a law authorizing authorizing the Levy Court of New Castle county to borrow $500,000, to be expended expended for the permanent improvement of public highways in New Castle county. The necessary roads are to be built, constructed, constructed, or improved with this money by the Levy Court of New Castle county and the New Castle County State Highway Commissioner, together with the chief engineer of the State Highway Department Department as consulting engineer. The contracts contracts are to be let on the basis outlined, subject at all times to the joint approval of the above mentioned officials. "The State Highway Department has completed the survey, plans and specifications specifications of the section of the proposed route from Newark; Del., to Elkton, Md., a distance of 2.6 miles. This section is to be advertised for bids for four weeks, and I upon the receipt of bids, contracts are to ne let so mat it win ne aoout August $u when bids would possibly be opened for the section of the road mentioned. "In the meantime, the surveys are being made by the State Highway Department Department for that section of the Lincoln Highway Highway which begins at the north end of the corporate line of the city of Wilmington ana extends northerly to the Pennsylvania State line, for a distance of approximately eight miles. It is hoped this section will be surveyed, plans ana specifications drawn, and be ready for advertising for bids by the first of Septemiier. "The surveys, plans and specifications for the section, approximately eleven miles in length of the same route, namely the Lincoln Highway, which will connect the town of Klsmere, Del., with the town of Newark, Del., have been completed by the New Castle County Highway Commissioner. Commissioner. In all probability bids will be asked for in a month or so on this section. "It is hoped to have construction under way in less than sixty days on some part of this route. The route is a vital part of the Lincoln Highway, and at the present time is in extremely bad shape for the enormous traffic which passes over it."