The Evening Journal from Wilmington, Delaware on June 9, 1904 · Page 5
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Wilmington, Delaware
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Thursday, June 9, 1904
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THE EVENING JOURNAL, TIIUHSDAY, JUNE 0, 1904. TROLLEY DOD You are invited to Uke FREE SPECIAL CARS at Fourth aud MarVet Streets vial No Taxes, No Intoreot, Froo Inouronco. Along line of New Castle trolley, accessible to new Steel Plants, Wilmington's Eatual direction of growth. Great Bargains to be seen Free. Agents on ground all day. Free tickets to be used on regular cars any day can he secured frorn agents ort 921 Market Street. . LE: Wilmington an4 New Castle Trolley, at 2.30 and 3 o'clock P. M. j. ON SUNDAY, JUNE 12th, E no tickets needed on special cars, to DALDTON ON THE DELAWARE, and take a look at those beautiful Home Sites, that are now being sold at 15.00 to $145.00 on Installments, ll or discount for cash. I BALDf W LAW ID AND HUaPROVEGilEWT COMPANY. mm & si lumiiuummmmmmmmiummn uummiiuumuuumuummumuumum 4 Mimim"""' ,.,-,w-,w-- - WEST SI KfflUOD ; ASSOCIATION PUIIS Headquarters Committee May Rent House No. 20S West Seventh Street There was another meeting of th "West Side Republican Association In the Gawthrop Building last night, with S. J. Dennison preiiding. The by-laws committee reported progress. Mr. Ball, chairman of the committee on dues, stated It had been decided to make the initiation fee U and the monthly dues 25 cents. Mr. Ball said the name for the association would be the West Side Republican Association. The committee on headquarter re ported that they had had a conference with the owners of the house at No. 208 West Seventh street. Mr. Croney, one of the committee on headquarters, said the house was ideal for a club house such as the association wolud want It was large, with a spacioua room for meeting purposes with numerous committee rooms. It had a bath and good sanitary connections. It was decided to change the mem bership committee from three membe -i from each ward and to Increase it to one member from each of the election districts In the respective wards. If the headquarters committee s successful In securing the house at No. 203 West Seventh street the next meeting will be held there. THOURON-GRAY NUPTIALS CELEBRATED AT NOON CEREMONY FOLLOWED BY A WEDDING BREAKFAST AND A RECEPTION THE DU PONTS TO SAIL FOR EUROPE TOMORROW HORSE SHOW DANCE AND DINNERS CAUGHT COLORED BURGLAR Entered Laundry of Georgetown China. man Who Put up Good Fight. Special to The Evening Journal. Georgetown, June 9. A negro giving his name as John Smith, and claiming to come from Maryland, entered the Chinese laundry of Charles Gin, In this town about 12 o'clock on Tuesday night by a back window. Gin, hearing a noise down stairs, made an Investigation and found Smith In the room. The Chinaman at once made for the negro and a fight ensued. The negro struck the Chinaman several times In the face but it only made him fight the harder. Seeing that the Chinaman was getting the better of him, the negro made hia escape through the window. Bailiff Littleton was notified Wednesday morning of the affair and Instituted a hunt for the robber. He was located near the tank of the railroad station and made a dash across the field for a nearby woods, but was stopped by T. B. Pepper while crossing his field, The prisoner was brought back to town and Identified by the Chinaman after which he was taken before Mag' istrate Marshall, who held Smith In $500 bail for his appearance at the Oc tober term of court In default of which he was committed to jail. It is thought he is one of the Maryland negroes com Ing to this State to vote at the next election. Ju.lge and Mrs. George Gray's daughter, Miw Emily 9. Gray, and Henry Thouron, of Philadelphia, were married today at the homj of the bride's parent, No. 1317 Market street. Tin ceremony took place at 12 o'clock, noon, the ofticiatlng minister being the Rev. Charles S. 8tevcns, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, of this cJty. The bride was attended by her sister, M;s Anne B. Gray, and Harry C. Thayer, of Philadelphia, was best man. The ceremony was solemnised in h drawing room of the Gray residence, the bridal party standing In an alcove formed by the bay window. The decorations were of palms and roses. The bride's gown was of white satin messallne and tulle, covered with point lace and she wore a long veti. Her bou quet was of lilies of the valley and white orchids. Tho gown of the maid of honor was of pale biut chiffon cloth, trimmed with Valenciennes lace. She carried a bouquet of pale pink yweet peas. Only immediate families of the bride and groom were present at the ceremony. A wedJIng breakfast was served at 12.30 i'eiock and a reception followed, which was attended by about 200 guests. Mr. and Mrs. Thouron will go on a wedding tr:p abroad, sailing, from New York on Saturday, tpon tfielr return they will reside near Philadelphia. Wedding Cards Out Cards are out announcing the wed- ing of Miss Laura M. Dawson and Alfred ,T. Smith to take place at the home of the bride's parents, 1 005 West Sixth street, on Wednesday evening, June 22. Car Jumps the Track. While rounding the corner at Fourth and Pine streets thla morning a New Castle car jumped the switch and de layed traffic for' some time before It was replaced on the rails. A NEW DEPARTURE. The Evening Journal calls the attention of its readers to an announcement in this issue from its circulation department rela tive to the introduction In thU cotnmun My of IT. 8. Senator Chauncey M. De- i pew's "Library of Oratory." The Even dng Journal has at all times in the past aimed to keep In the front rank among , enterprising newspapers and In the ad vaixsememt of education It defects ft ten dency on the part of cuMured and am . bilious people to inquire more into h i motives that inspired the world's great men of the past to g"ive vent to famous ' utterances that have moved the world Certainly no belter conception of the beauties of gool language can be obtained than from the reading of the great spaech, sermon or essay and he who reads th thoughts of 'the great men of the past a ' embodied In their speeches acquires once a better knowledge of the world and absorbs ideas snd principles that will tend to make him a better citizen and more Of " a student. A few years ago great works of oratory were unknown. Today they are coming hrto such general use that they have taken their place among the great works of reference In the home. The Evening Journal In making the offer an ' trounced on another page does so solely from selfish motives, namely to increase Its simulation and It believes that in ee lectins Senator Depew's great work for ' t'liat purpose it win be fully upheld by it- readers. adv. Three spectres that threaten baby- life. Cholera, Infantum, dysentery, diarrhoea. Dr. Fowler's Extract of Wild Strawberry never fails to con quer them. A. C. Dorsey, plumber, phone lSJA.adv, EVENING JOURNAL CONTEST The totals today are: John White, Jr., I. O. R. M 25,613 Ray Brleley, Jr. O. U. A. M 18,585 John M. Ferrler, I, O. R. M Dr. L. S. Cornwell, I. O. O. F... Edward Mclntyre, I. O. R., M.,, Arch. Crozlor, Jr. O. U. A. II Jos. T. Hofferker, Dover )oo. M. Fisher, I. O. R. M .Tntiies II. Mortis, I. O, O. F 10,837 7,118 5,121 a.uu E.006 1,33 1,337 .Snilley King 1,121 fames Till. A. II. O. L 1,11 Nnpnleon Adams, H. oc S. W. M. 1,02 Michael O'Nell 1.C15 J, II. Massey, F. O. B 1,010 John McCannt F, p. E J,0Q0 DEATH OF Mil WHO run Nurses' Social Gathering The annual social gathering of the members and associates of St. Barna bas Guild far Nurses will be held at Bishopstead this evening. There also will be present a number or clergymen and their wives and physicians In at tendance at the several hospitals and the superintendents of the institutions. Interesting exercises In connection with the guild will be held and there will be vocal and instrumental music in charge of T. Leslie Carpenter. The annual celebration of the Holy Communion for members of the guild will be held on Saturday next. St. Bar nabas Day, at 6.30 a. m., in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd at Bishopstead, fo Summer in England When the steamer Celtic, of the White Star Line, leaves Its pier In New York tomorrow, at 3 o'clock, It will bear a party from Delaware going abroad tor the summer. In the party will be Mrs. Alfred I DuPont, Misses Madeline and Bessie DuPont, Miss Wiekersham, Miss Margaret Trotter, from this city, and Miss Mary Cooper, New Castle. The DuPonts have taken cottage at Ilsoncomb, England., where they will spend the summer. Mr. DuPont accompanied the party to New York. d . Horse Show Dance At the Country Club the annual horse show dance wTll be given tqnlght. Ever since the horse show was established the dance on the evening of thq closing day has been one of the most prominent o cial features. The houe committee, which has the affair in charge has made a special effort this year to make It one of the mot enjoyable ever given. There will be many out of town people present. Mr. and Mrs Reginald Vanderbiit and Miss Isabella May are expected to remain for the affair. The Philharmonic Orchestra will furnish music for the dance and also at the din ner, which precedes it. There w4U be dinner parties given at the club by Mrs. E. E. Mitchell, Hugh Gar-land, Harry Frit. PhlMp Barnett. Jr., J, F.nitt Smith, H. A, Beale and Geurge S. Capjlie, Jr. No. 2330 St. Alban's Place, Philadel phla, by the Rev. Dr. Miller. A recep tion followed which was attended by frlenda from Wilmington, Chester, Washington and Riverton, N. J. Miss Hoffecker is the daughter of Francis Hoffecker of No. 19 West Sec ond street and Is a graduate of the Homeopathic Hospital Training School For Nurses. Social and Personal Notes Conductor Harry 8weeten, of SiO Jackson street, is recovering from a recent attack of ilintss. Ijewm H. Foulk Is still confined to hi bed from the effects of a stroke. When Bishop Coleman was In New York on Sunday he was the guest of Judge Alton B. Parker. The Bishop confirmed Judge and Mrs. Parker when he was a rector in New York years ago. Miss Helen Blocksom and her sister, Mrs. J. FKank Logue, are spending th,is week at Atlantic City. Miss Mary Dugan, of Fennfgrove, and George Jcfferies were married at their future home, No. 1312 Jefferson street, last night. The ceremony was performed by the Rev, George C. Hall, D. D., rector of St John's Church. The Navajo dancing class will hold its regular weekly dance at Shellpot Park on Friday night. Or- Townsend Special to The Evening Journal. Townsend, June 9. Miss Clara Ben nett has returned home after spending a few days with friends In Middle- town. John Anderson, of Cecllton, was a caller In town on Monday. Mrs. Harman Reynolds has return ed home after spending a few days with her parents, the Rev. and Mrs. J. H. Beauchamp, at Harrington. Miss Daisy Wiggins is visiting friends at Clayton. Sherman Collins, of Smyrna, visited James Garton on Monday. Mrs. Charles Bianchneld Is ill at her home on South street. ' Mrs. Lidia Lyncon, of Philadelphia, is visiting Mr. anj Mrs. Nathaniel Van horn. John Townsend Is visiting friends at Brldgeville. Special to The EvenVng Journal. Laurel, June I. The Hon. Thomas L. Cannon, one of the oldest and best known residents of Husaex county, died yesterday from paralysis, after having been bedridden for nearly three years. Uncle Tommy, as he was familiarly known, was quite a prominent figure in politics In this State In the early fifties and was In 1858 a member of the House of Representatives. Being peculiar in many respects, his greatest eccentricity was the subject of his burial, and nine years ago he gave former Speaker K. B. Biggin, a nephew who is an undertaker here, Instructions as to his interment, and they will be carried out to the letter. His coffin Is of hand-carved mahog any, lined with quilted steel satin and trimmed with pure copper handles. The cost of this casket, which is one of the finest ever seen on the Peninsula, is 1300. The case for the grave la of Spanish cedar and adds an extra $15 to the bill. Mr. Cannon was $3 years of age and was a large land and property owner, the Cannon Hotel here being one of his possessions. Nine nephews will act as pall bearers. They are: Ex-Speaker E. B. Riggin, H. F. Pennel, Jacob A. Collins, Laurel; David B. Riggin, Jersey City, N. J.: Theodore Pritchett, Sharp-town; George White, Wilmington; I. T. Phillips. Quantlco, Md.; Theodore Spi-cer, Concord; H. II. Riggin, Altoona, Pa. More Russets are here today. Additional sizes of our extremely popular patterns. Another new style, straight last with high Cuban Heel; Bldtck Leather is coming into favor for dress wear, There seems more demand for black than shiny leathers this season. We have either to sell vou. INSPECTED THE BRIDGE Levy Court Commissioners Look Over Structure at Third Street. Levy Court Commissioners Meggin- son, Elliott and Mealey held a confer ence at the Third street bridge this morning relative to some Improvements and alterations which the bridge com mittee desires to have made. Superlntedent Hoff, of the Wllrning' ton City Railway, was present and went over in detail the Improvements suggested by the committee. New planking between the tracks was suggested and alterations at the south end of the bridge where the ends of the rails have expanded from the heat and are binding so that they Interfere with the action of the bridge when It is being opened. The repairs recently made to the cribs was also Inspected by the commit tee. They will report the result of the Inspection on Tuesday next. , KS SMILES AT BAY STATE GAS HEARING Philadelphia, June 9. There was an all' day ttfssloA yesterday tn the hearing of the case of the Bay State Gas Company and the proceedings brought against J Edward Addlcks, of Delaware. The hearing started at 10.30, and with a brief recess was continued until 10 minutes of o'clock. There was only one witness ex amlned. He was C, M. Miller, one of the offlcors of the company. Ali the books of the concern were on hand, and It was to the entries in the same that the attention of the witness was entirely directed. There were some questions that the witness could not an ewer, but nevertheless he showed a good knowledge of tho affairs of the company Mr. Addlcks himself, was present for about a half hour. He chatted pleasantly with counel on either aide, as though he 1id not consider the fact that over two million dollars might be Involved in the Outcome. He had 'told his-story three week. ago cn the stand, he declared, and had nothing further ' to say. George I,. Crawford, who represents Mr. Addlcks, .watched every move, whl Francla Bracken, who was on hand for George Wharton Pepper, the receiver of the company, looked carefully after the other side. Mr. Addlcks left the room With hi usual smiling countenance. Novel Euchre Party There was a novel euchre party at the homo of Miss Helen Thompson in Ho-ckessln las night, which was given by Miss Thompson in honor of Dr. and Mrs-John Ball. Tables were arranged on a large veranda and the games were played there by electric light. H Is unusual for a euchre party to be held outside of the house and the novelty waa enjoyed by ail who. participated. Among .those prc.-mt were: Senator and Mrs. h. Heisler Ball, Judge and Mrs. Phillip I. Garrett, Mr. and Mrs. John M. Walton,' Mr, and M)i. Thomas H. Walker, Dr. and Mrs. John. Ball, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Eastburn, Miss Lizzie McDonnell, Miss Helen Thompson, Miss Bessie Derrlckson, Miss Ruth May, MUss Maliei Barley, Mis Clara Morrison, Mlfs Sarah Eastburn, Miss Lillian Stlnson, Miss Mary Springer, MIm Ruth McVaugh, Mtss limbson, Warren Marshnl, Francis T). Baldwin, Leslie Kastbnrn, IlollUlay Hoopes, Francis M. Wallfer, Gregg Per-rlokxon, George Ball and Harvey Hall. Hoffecker-Armstrong Miss Anna B. Hoffecker of this city snd Edward Garden Armstrong, were married last night, a,t th,elr future home, MILL RESUMES OPERATION Part of the Diamond State Steel Plant Starts Up. The Old Ferry Mill of the Diamond State Steel plant, which has been closed, has been put In operation again. The departments started up are the 1- Inch milt and the 10-lnch bar mill. The mill on the north side Is still closed. William Lewis has been epiployed as roller on the 16-inch mill. Will Give Picnic. Tht seconj annual picnic of the Active Association of Liberty Fire Company wLl be held at Bavarian Park on Saturday, June !5. The officers of the association are PeU-r J. Grant, president; Anthony May, sccreUry, sndohn Guyer, treasurer. t Peterefcurt Ham Cant PeaeaeA 8L Petersburg, Jib fc-TI tf coaaell bm acrapte aatiawtM tar ft riten ef electric street rallmda a and around It. Petartbnrt af Vf wtsstt loUnftn, Tht oost will a f.l,fco,CX exclusive f tbt right f wt. It to feared that the plaa. ctaatt. W cote because af fiaaiclal d3ea vntu tka war I aaded. Tie city to nw dependent solely ea horse can, tn,lneer and Fireman Killed. Charlotte, N. C. Jaa a-flauthari railway -all and peeeanfef train Na. 40. nortkpennd, ran fata a aye witch near Salisbury. Inglueer Tyte D. Hiynet of Cbarlottt sod kii-lr man, Jim Wadklns, colored, war killed, and an unknown fireman vbft was rldiuf. on tk tagine was aeriaflaly hurt No pasaengtra were injured. Will Held 8essien. Special to The Evening Journal. Milford, June I. The Hiron UranJ Lodue of A. F. of A. M., of the State of Delaware, will hold its seml-utmual session at Milford on June 13. ThU order will hold its annual parade accompanied by the Milford Cornet Band. Dlxlingulniirtf speakers will be present snd will take part n the exercises. Caught in Shaft and Lett Arm. Samuel TherJonund, a tinsmith employed at tht DuPont powder works sustained a badly mangled arm by bi-lng cauaht In ehaft while at work yesterday nftirncon. His arm was so badly mangitd that it waa necessary to amputate it t the Delaware Hospital last night. White House Luneheen Far Plltalne. Washington. June 9.-A tea tore af the risit te Washington of the Filipino commissioners to tha St Louie expael-tloa will be a luncheon to thsnj by President and Mr a. Rooaaralt tomer-row afternoon, to which a tow gveott will bo inrltod. In th Filipino party ar forty-three commiaalonera and tv ladle. English Teurista at White Haua. Washington. Judo fc-A party of via. Iton representing the Polytechalc company of London waa presented t Ftwh (dent BooHvalt la tua party war about a hundred mea and women, who, ara soaking a tour of this ooaawy. fiallaher & Pyle Shoers MARKET STREET NAVELAPE 5Cb NAVELADE The standard orange drink ot America, matte from the juice of ripe selected Cplifornia navel orangea and pure cane sugar. It is the best kind of aid for the thirsty aud hot. For sale at leading grocjri and loda fountains. Try It at Shellpot and the Springs. PETER EBNERt "uivni and union streets TRIO BY SMALL GIRLS An Addition to the Program of Play ground Entertainment. In addition to the program of the en tertainment to be given in the Garrlck Theatre tomorrow evening for the benefit of the children's playground, there will be a piano trio by three little girls, about 1) years old. They are Eva Taylor, Florence Beer and Ella Dillon, and they will play "The Golden Band Waltz." The sale of reserved seats at the Gar- rick will begin tomorrow morning at 1 O'clock and promises to be very large New Boat Scheduled. The Wilmington Steamboat Company will put a new schedule Into effect on June 16, when the extra run leaving this city at 7 p. m. will be maintained daily. There will also be slight changes In the card. On Saturday and Sunday evenings the late boat will leave this city for up river points and will return the same evening, leaving Philadelphia at 9 oclock. Died of blood poisoning by the bite of a mosquito. The rest of the family rescued by McMluhon Bros, screens. At factory prices, Fifth and King streets. Only $100. to Baltimore and Return, Via Pennsylvania Railroad, Sunday, June J 2. Special express train leaves Wilmington 9 5 a. m. Returning leaves Baltimore (Union Station) 9.30 p. m. Tickets good only on special train. KILLED BY FLYING STONE An Italian Struck by Piece of Rock Sustains Fractured Skull. Struck by a flying piece of rock, Charles Viola, an Italian, was so eerlouuly injured late yesterday afternoon while working In a quarry at Kenimere that he died last night in the Delaware Hospital. His skull was fractured and he died soon after undergoing an operation at the hospital, It Is in accord witch the eternal fitness of things that ghosts should walk in the dead of night. Spasmodic? No, we don't do thjngs that way, We kepp looking after your rental properties with careful n ml nccu-rato pystoin. We know how, R. C. LUPTON & CO. 925 MARKET ST. NOTICE. All mambtrs of Diamond Coun oil, No. 6, Jr. O. U, A, M., ar requested to meet at Eden Hall this evening, June 9, at 7 o'clock sharp, to attend tha funeral services of our late Brother, James Ira White, at his late residence, No, 1829 Lincoln Street. HEPPE. PIANOS TOO LATE FOR CLASSIFICATION. WANTED, BY AN OLD LADYC POSI-tlo.i In country home doing housework. Apply Wilmington Intelligence Office, 905 Shipley St. J9-2t WANTKD.-TYVO LADIES WITH A LIT-tle girl wants position In city or country. App'y 1'lllppn',', 9"5 Shipley street. J9-2t Plain Fsxts About Pianos Pianos in general Hcppe Pianos in particular. Anyone is willing to pay the cost of a good piano for the satisfaction of Its life-long wearing qualities. Ours are not the only good pianos, but there are some pertinent reasons why our pianos are superior, on account of the safeguards we have placed around the selling of them, ...THE, 'THRLL QRIAT PIANOS... The "Heppc," "Marcdlus" and "Edouard Jules" Pianos. made by us, excel in many importantpoints, among them 3 SOUNDING-BOARDS INSTEAD OF ONE a recently patented tone developing device'which increases the resonance and singing quality of our uprights 33 1-3 per cent. To show what each piano is worth in dollars as well as in art it is subjected to a severe test by at least two members of the famous i JURY Of TONL LXPLRTS liugh A. Clark, Mus. Doc; W. W. Gilchrist, Mus. Doc; Thomas a'BeckeV Samuel L. Hermann, Henry Gordon Thunder, William Stoll, Jr., Rudolph Henning. whose certificates are sealed to the back of each worthy piano. To further protect our patrons' interest (and consequently our own) we allow you a six month's free exchange privilege and guarantee every piano for 10 years. Now as to cost : Many people are led to believe that all these exclusive advantages increase the cost of our pianos to a prohibitive degree. This is a mis taken idea. ' . ' s Our f 255 EDOUARD JULES Piano excels most $325 grade Our 1285 MARCELLUS Piano excels most $375 grades Our $3$0 HEPPE Piano excels most $00 grades We invite actual comparison on this point , . v ' L, Co., NINTH, KING o5 FRENCH STS. WANTED. A roLOKKD mill. Poll ri ni't.'il hcuse work flinl rooking. Apply 'M Tntnall St. j!Mt Fi:ilNISI1KD koomk on second and Third floors for housekeeping or losing. Apply southeast corner ThlrJ and West Btreots. J3--t "At the fountain' Cherry Cobbler 10c. Tatrone who know sav it is worth more. BELT'S SIXTH AND MARKET. Jone How f 1 id tho pastor dermon trlko you lawt evening, hrotmr?" Smith Never touched me, brother; l wup asleep In tho "t ptw, FOR JOYOUS JUNE BRIDES OUR CUT GLASS makes the most acceptable of WEDDING GIFTS without likelihood of duplication. For beauty of design, depth of cutting and lasting brilliancy it has bo equal. MILLARDFr DAVIS, JEWELER, 6c, 9 and II East Second St ESTABLISHED 1879

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