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bv ONE CENT iixui.vkJiJiix mvimiixu. uninumn xvy The PhiladelDhia Inautor Co. BRIDAL GIFT WAS MILLION IN CASH if lilt Wp IrtlE OPPOSING VIEWS OF ZIONIST IDEAL MAHY GARDEN IN HEAL DEEP ANGER DIG DYNAMITE EXPLOSION JARS WHAT -IS -I VISITS ALL SOUTH JERSE FIFTY BURNED OR BLOWN TO PIECES 1U A TUNNEL CRIB Con fined Beneath Waters of Lake STIR CONTROVERSY Resolution Causes Unfinished Debate in Hebrew -Convention THREE STATES Towns In New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware Shaken QUITS MANHATTAN Hands to Oscar, Won'tEnter His Opera House Again THIRTY MORE MAIMED AND INJURED RESCUED WON'T STAND FOR CAVALIER! IN THAIS IMMIGRATION FORMULA OBJECT OF CRITICISM DOZEN INJURED AT GIBBSTOWN PLANT This picture is from a photograph of the actual proof-prints of the strange creature that is puzzling all South Jersey. They were found in the yard cf Joseph W. Lowden, at Burlington.

Anath'er duPont Miil at Lake Ho-, patcong Blows Up, Kilting Four and Wounding Ten Men Special to The Inquirer. WOODBURY, X. Jan. 20. Anoth er big explosion occurred at the powder works, eight miles below this city, shortly after 7 o'clock this morning at a time when few of the employes had settled down to work, which accounts for the fact that there were comparatively few cases of injury, and no deaths.

The shock of the explosion was felt for miles around, and in the eurround-ia Xew Jersey towns people were thrown from their beds, windows were broken, doors were flung from their rinses and stout brick houses shook as though "they had been constructed of cardboard. While ever a dozen men received injuries, only two were of a serious nature, and the others were about the town or works half an hour later. The Injured Joel Bates, aged 23, and George Bates, aged 3, both of Parbboro, were badly cut about the face and arms. The former was sent to the hospital at Chester, and the latter was taken to his home by Doctor Reeve. The others injured were: John Bradlejv of Gibbstown, hurt about the body.

William Uupton, Woodbury, forehead cut. William iMnith. Gibbstown, injured about the legs. Rufus Muiray. Paulsboro, hurt by falling debris about the head.

Julius Jerkeleas, fireman at the power house, hurt by falling wall. Xumerous others were slightly injured. F-ur buildings were completely a hers were 4lam-aged." There were two distinct detonations, about five seconds apart. Xone of the acid lines were running, as these houses were shut down for repairs. These acid lines are most dangerous, and it is probable that had they been in operation the loss of life would have been great.

Flren "Uope Home' The house known as the "Judson Dope" caught fire from overheat, as near as can be determined. Here is where suJphur and soft coal are ground in mills similar to a corn sheller, as a Continued on Uh Page, 6th Column -e PRESIDENT NOT AFRAID OF ANIMALS, IS GUN SHY Confesses to Kyrle Bellew He Is Timid Regarding 40-40 Calibre Rifle From Holland Jan. 20. Experiences in Central Africa were discussed today by President Roosevelt with Kyrle Bel-lew, who is appearing here this week in "The Thief." Mr. Bellew spent several months in the precise region in which the President expects to hunt this year.

He related to the President how he liad joined an expedition which started from the Straits of Aiden jnst prior to the Boer war. His varied experiences interested the President immensely. Mr. Roosevelt evidenced no apprehension concerning the wild animals he might encounter, but confessed some timidity regarding a 40-40 calibre rifle which he had received from friends in Holland. In the course of the conversation reference was made to the recent hunting expedition of Percy of Philadelphia, whose beautiful trophies now are on exhibition at the Racquet Club, of that city.

Disaster Occurs Mile and Half from Chicago Shore at-Begin--ning of Day CHICAGO, Jan. 20. Blown to pieces by exploding powder, burned to death, by the resultant fire, or drowned in the icy waters of Lake Michigan, was the fate today of some fifty workmen who were working on a submarine tunnel at a wooden crib, a mile and a half from shore. The crib was used in the construction of a new submarine water tunnel connecting with the south side shore of the city at Seventy-third street. It is known that ninety-five workmen: were employed in the crib and the connecting tunnel at the time of the explosion, which started the fire and blew or drove men into the water.

Xo List Possible The work of the destroying elements which began so unexpectedly and reaped its harvest of death and injured with such swiftness that the contracting firm of George W. Jackson and the rescuers have been unable to arrive at anything like an accurate list of those who perished, or of others who escaped the fury of the flames or the icv waters of the lake. All South Side hospitals are filled with injured men tonight. City fireboats and tugs of the construction company made frequent trips far into the night to the scene of the disaster through the, heavy icy floes. Owing to the difficulty experienced by small craft in reaching the crib during the winter, most of the workmen em-, ployed on the work, particularly those who had no families slept in temporary bunks at the crib.

It was just as thee men had been awakened for the day work that the explosion and subsequent firfe caused the pandemonium which resulted in the great loss of life. Explosion in Powder House As nearly as the investigators have been able to ascertain, the explosion had its origin in a powder house of small dimensions, situated about one hundred yard from the crib structure proper, but at. the same time being a part of the general structure built on foundations resting on the bottom of the Like at this point. In this outhouse the George W. Jackson Company stored from time to time just enough powder and dynamite for urgent use in the work of constructing tbe water tunnel, and in some manner, not yet known, the explosives were put into action.

The dull detonation, muffled as it wa3 by the crunching of floating ice against the crib, and the atmosphere laden with Continued on 2d Page, 7th Column o. THE WEATHER Forecast from "Washington Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, District of Columbia, Delaware and Virginia Fair and warmer Thursday; Friday partly cloudy and warmer; moderate south winds. Western Pennsylvania Fartjy cloudy Thursday and Friday, with probably showers near the iakes; warmer Thursday. New York Herald's Forecast In the Middle States and New England today fair weather and slowly rising temperatures will prevail, with Hsrht westerly to southwesterly winds, shifting to southeasterly in the interior district. On Friday, partly cloudy to overcast weather and nearly Stationary temperatures will prevail, with fresh southwesterly winds, followed ly light rain or snow in th northern district; and on Saturday partly overcast and slightly colder weather.

Steamers now leaving New York for Europe will have mostly moderate westerly breezes aud partly overcast weather to the Banks. For Detailed Wenthr Report Sea Second Pasre Eisrlith Column FREE BOOK ON CANCER An eminent specialist has written a boolt on the best method of treating Ccneer. should be read bv every person who has Can-cer. This book mHllcd free to anyone inter-ested. Address Or.

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"JACK ROSE" RYE ABU GIN" FLASKS 25c ALL, SALOONS AN ACHED IXCEXTIVE AT PERRY'S The capital business of the past season the strongest kind of proof of the total of Terry Clothes. Of course, it was to be expected, for our nt-w clothes are unauestionabl.v the finest that we've ever turned out and that's jroinsr some. Good words? We've heani plenty and theyWa spurred us to renewed efforts. But now the nest season is lust around tho corner and all of this splendid stock must' kJ quickly. S3S and $40 Suits cut to $31.00 $33 Suits cut to $36.50 $28 and $30 Suits cut to $23 $25 Suits cut to $19.00 $20 Suits cut to $16.50 $15 Suits cut to $13.50.

$20 and $22.50 Overcoats to $17.50 $25 Overcoats cut to $21.00 $30 Overcoats cut to $24.0 $35 Overcoats cut to $28.00 $40. and $45 Overcoats to $34.50 and so on and. on. Reductions In Trousers. Reductions in Fine l-'ur lined Overcoat PERRY lGth Chestnut Sts.

Impresario Doesn't Appear to Be Disturbed and Prepares to Carry Out His 1 ifWZ HUE OA 1 i mi topy men ey n'iMK iiv T. Spoclnl Tbe Inquirer. XEW YORK, Jan. 20. Miss Mary Garden, of the Manhattan Opera House forces, has rebelled and resigned.

Jo wit: My Dear Mr. Ilammerstein: On Monday afternoon, when you tolJ me that you were tr enjrage Mme. Cava- lieri to sing Thais, I said to you that the day this announcement was advertised in the newspapers I would leave the Manhattan Opera House. This morning the published announcement appeared, and accordingly I hereby send you my resignation. MARY GAltDKX.

Jan. 20, 1009. "Until Oscar Hammerstein makes a new contract with me, I will never set foot in his opera house again." This was the positive statement tonight by Mi.s Garden, whose ire was aroused by the announcement by the impresario that he would produce Massenet's "Thais," with Mme. Cavalieri in the soprano role. "I have resigned, summarily.

That is the sum and substance of it," continued the singer. "My contract would have expired at the conclusion of this season, but I cannot my artistic soul will not permit sit idly by and see a great work ruined. Diva Angry "When I first sang in this country I made my debut in Thais. It was never a great money-making work. What it is in this country I have made it.

I put my heart and soul into the rwork, I sang as I never sang before. The opera Continued on 2d Page, 8th Column CARS DERAILED ON DELAWARE AVE. Traffic Impeded East of Eighth Street for Several Hours Two cars on the Market street elevated and subway railway were derailed near the Chestnut street ferry yesterday morning shortly before 10 o'clock. Xo one was hurt, but traffic on the road was blocked East of Eighth street for some time. A train of four cars, which had left the station at South street, had barely reached the Chestnut street platform, when the sudden application of the brakes, it is believed, caused the buckling of the rear wheels of the first and the front wheels of the second ears.

The outer wheels of the cars jumped the tracks. The third rail blocked the flight of the train, and prevented it from a possible dash to the street below. About thirty persons were on the train at the time of the accident, and they were excited for a few seconds. Some of the women urged the guards to open the doors to let them out, but they were quickly assured that they were in no danger. The third rail power was turned off below Eighth street, and passengers reaching that station were transferred to.

the surface cars. Later travel was resumed to Secoad street, and by one o'clock the entire ioad was again in operation. The accident was the first of any importance since the opening of the road. tvv. tmri if 3 6 Action Is Taken Regarding Reading of Bible in Schools Eminent Speakers at Gathering Zionist and Anti-Zionist met in a tug-of-war yesterday in the council of delegates of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations at the Mercantile Club, Broad and Master streets.

The struggle was precipitated by a resolution requesting the United States Government Immigration Bureau to strike cut the word Hebrew in the questions of "nationality" of immigrants. Dr. K. Kohler, head of the Hebrew Union College; Rev. Drs.

David Philipson and Emil G. Hirsch and Adolnh Kraus, prepared and presented the paper, which started the debate, which ended in a draw and adjournment at 6 o'clock and-will be resumed at 2 o'clock this afternoon. Their preamble and resolutions were as follows: Want Word "Hebrew' Omitted Whereas, the Immigration Commission of the United States Government has seat out blanks to all the schools and colleges of the United States with a view of obtaining the statistical data of the immigration, and In the Instruction given therewith, the list presents the Hebrew alongside of the Russian, German, Bohemian, Croatian, Magyar and soforth, iudicating thereby that the Jew represents a specific nationality in the country in which 'he dwells as citizen of Germany, France, Austria, the Union of American Hebrew Congregation re-emphasizes its liasic principle, that the Jew constitutes the religious community us does the Catholic, the Lutheran or any other denomination and not a nationality in any political sense, and that therefore the implication made by these instructions and blanks is to be deprecated; therefore be it Resolved, That thre Executive Board of the Union of the American Hebrew Congregation be instructed to address a communication to the Immigration nnreau of the United States Government, embodying this- resobttJQn and requesting -the word Hebrew be omitted in future blanks. Rev. J.

L. Msgnes, of Temple Emanuel of New York, led the Zionistie opposition to the proposed denial of Jewish nationality. He was at once charged with having needlessly dragged the burning question up and retorted that it was not he. but they, who had forced it upon the Zionists by the resolution. At first he tried to get the chair to rule it in conflict with their very constitution, but ex-Judge Philip Stein, of Chicago, in the chair, decided his point was not well taken.

The usual method of the previous question was resorted to. Rabbi Magnes continued speaking, warning them of schism, Continued on 2d Page, 2d Column SUFFRAGETTES TO RUN GIRL LAWYER'S WEDDING Woman Preacher, Women Ushers, Cake in Boxes Marked "Votes for Women" Special to The Inquirer. NEW YORK, Jan. 20. Miss Mary Coleman, pretty suffragette lawyer, whose engagement to Frederick Lampton Har-denbrook was announced some time ago, is to give novelty-loving Xew York a real Suffragette wedding, the plains for which were made public today.

When Miss Coleman leads Mr. Hard-enbrook to the altar (perhaps that is the way the Suffragettes would like to see it stated) he will find tlie occasion somewhat shy of men. It is to be one day in Easter week, and there is to be a woman parson, and women ushers, and everything about the joyous event will remind one of the militant effort to get "Votes for Women." Before Miss Coleman consented to take Mr. Hardenbrook as a husband she made a Suffragette out of him. He didn't believe in women voting, but he does now.

He will do the for the family until the Suffragettes win their fight, but it is hinted by some of his friends that he will vote as the other half of the family instructs him. The ceremony will take place at the home of the bride's parents, 126 East One Hundred and Twenty-second street. Miniature ballot boxes, inscribed below the intertwined initials of bride and bridegroom "Votes for Women," will be used to distribute the wedding cake. A full-sized ballot box in the centre of the table reserved for the bridal party will hold the special gifts from the bride to4a.er ushers. BLUECOAT SLEEPS, LOSES GUN, BLACKJACK, WATCH Daring Thief Enters Selby's Home in Broa Daylight While Policeman William B.

Selby, of the Twenty-fifth district, lay asleep at his home, 2311 South Eighth street, on Tuesday, a thief entered his room and stole his revolver, blackjack, watch and a pair of shoes. policeman's wife, in leaving the house to visit a grocery store a short time previous to the robbery, noticed a man standing in the alley. She suspected him of being the thief, and described him to her husband. An hour later Policeman Selby, accompanied by Special Officer Teeman, arrested Richard of 2311 South Eighth street, in bed at his home. He was wearing the officer's shoes, and had the stolen revolver concealed beneath the pillow.

He. was committed to prison yesterday by Magistrate Hughes in default of $1000 bail pending trial. EXCITIPJG CHAS Officials Seek on New Charge -Centre of Old Sensation POLICE ONCE CHARGED INFANT CREMATION an exciting chase of several squares, in which she vainly sought to elude two government officers Avho pursued her, Mrs. Ashmead, alias Madame Lie Perrine, of North Marshall street, rear ruttonvol, was arrested last night at Eighth and Buttonwood streets, charged with using the mails to cairy on an illegal business. The woman, who has served a term in rrisnn, according to the Federal gained notoriety several years ago, when, they say, a house which she conducted on South Twelfth street was raided.

Sensational charges were made ly the police to the effect that infants were thrown into a furnace in the cellar of the house. Arrest Follows Crusade The arrest of the woman by the Federal authorities is the result of a crusade inaugurated by the local Postoffice inspectors to prevent these violators of the law from using the mails to carry on Continued on 2d Page, 7th Column -o 'PHONE BRIDE'S HUSBAND APPEALS DIVORCE DECREE Millionaire Iron King Tower Begins Fight to Avoid Paying $700 Monthly Alimony POUGHKEEPSLE, X. Edward Tower, millionaire iron-founder, has filed a notice of appeal from the judgment of the Supreme Court awarding his wife a separation and grant-ing her $700 a month alimony. Mrs. Tower in her suit made sensational charges against her husband.

She accused him of bestowing money and favors on a woman guest on his yacht, his attentions being so marked, she said, that she left the boat, Mr. Tower denied the charges. Before her marriage Mrs. Tower was Mary Bogardus, a telephone operator, Mr. Tower's first wife killed herself and her son some years ago and soon after Mr.

Tower met Miss Bogardus. They were secretly married inNew Jersey and later another ceremony was performed at the bride's home in this city. BEAT MOTHER-IN-LAW TO DEATH WITH AN AX Brutal Washington Steel Worker Makes Escape After Murdering Aged Woman AVASHIXGTOX, Jan. over his arrest for cruelty to his wife, John Trilling, a steel worker, late today armed himself with an ax, and, going to the home of his mother-in-law, Mrs. Lu-cretia Corliss, aged nearly seventy, years, in this city, beat ilie aged woman to terribly with the weapon that ehe died soon afterward without regaining consciousness.

Trilling made his escape. The tragedy ia alleged to have been the sequel to the mother-in-law's resentment of the treatment of her daughter by Trilling. The man has been arrested by the police several times on charges of assault, and j-esterday he completed a sentence in the workhouse for wife-beat- WOMAN pmsoniER U. S. JE.

totes bury Handed Check to His Daughter on Her edding Day Although it was long kept a profound secret between father and daughter, it became known yesterday for the first time that E. T. Stotesbury, the multimillionaire financier, presented his last unmarried daughter, Miss Frances Stotes-bury. with a check for a wedding gift the day uhe was "wedded to John Kearsley Mitchell, 3d, two weeks ago. Mr.

Mitchell is the nephew of Dr. S. Weir Mitchell. The gift of Mr. Stotesbury establishes a new high record for edding presents, and furnishes the topic of conversation in drawing rooms and club lobbies at present.

In addition to giving his daughter the little slip of paper carrying a value of $1,000,000, Mr. Stotesbury presented his 'daughter with a handsome diamond tiara, a string of pearls oS unmatchable beauty, a diamond necklace, three articles of jewelry said to be worth Aside from these the young woman, received many handsome articles valued at many thousands of dollars. Mrs. Mitchell was Mr. Stotesbury's last unmarried daughter.

Since the death of his wife, several years ago, there has existed a bond of affection between father and daughter even stronger than is usual. According to the story, on the morning of the day that Miss Stotesbury was married, father and daughter sat in the music room of the Stotesbury mansion for their last intimate chat. Shortly after that Miss Stotesbury left the room to go to her apartment to be robed for the bridal ceremonies. Mr. Stotesbury followed, and.

calling to her, thrust a small slip of paper into her hands. Thinking that it was simply some little memorandum, Miss Stotesbury did not look at it until several minutes later, when she saw that it was a check for $1,000,000. GOMEZ IN PRISON IS NOTIFIED OF ELECTION President-Elect of Cuba Not Confined There, But Congress Finds Him Breakfasting in Jail HAVANA. Jan. 20 General Jose Miguel Gomez was today officially proclaimed President-elect of Cuba at a joint session of Congress, held in the House of and later was formally notified at the Presidio, or State Penitentiary, on the outskirts of Havana.

This unique place for the Presidential notification ceremonies as not selected in advance. Congress, after canvassing the vote, resolved to call in a body upon General Gomez and notify him. The Senators and Representatives, in frock coats and silk hats, entered carriages and were driven to the Gomez residence. They found, however, that he Was absent, he having accepted an invitation to take breakfast at the Presidio with General Castillo Puany, Governor of the penitentiary. The members of the Congress repaired thither and in General Castillo's office the ceremony took place.

Senor Morua Delgado and General Gomez made brief speeches. General interest is being manifested in the arrival here of the United States battleship Maine, which is expected January 25. For the first time the new Maine will enter Havana harbor, where the wreck of her namesake is still partly visible. Standard Oil Trial January 23 CHICAGO, Jan. 20.

United States District Judge Anderson today selected January 23 for beginning the retrial of the rebate case against the Standard Oil Company of Indiana. This is the case in which Judge fine $29,240,000 was reversed by the Appellate Court. PENROSE RETURNS TO WASHINGTON VICTOR Official-Approval of His Re-election to the U. S. Senate LEGISLATURE'S SEAL UPON CERTIFICATE From a Staff Correspondent.

HARRISBURG, Jan. 20. Before Boies Penrose left here for Washington this afternoon his certificates of election for his third term in the United States S.enate had been signed and sealed and one copy will be forwarded by Governor Stuart to the national capital so as to enable Senator Penrose to renew his oath of office on March 4 next. The joint convention of the Senate and House 'of Representatives of Pennsylvania was called to order at noon today by Lieutenant Governor Robert S. Mur-ph3, with A.

E. Sisson president pro tern of the Senate and John F. Cox, Speaker of the House of Representatives, seated cn either side of him. The proceedings were opened with prayer by Rev. J.

Wesley Sullivan, of Philadelphia, chaplain of the Senate, who referred to the recent critical illness of the senior Senator and to the fact that with the offering up of praj-er in his behalf by many of his fellow citizens "he began to improve in health until today he is as strong physically as ever to labor in the interests of his constituents." Certificates are Signed After the prayer the vote cast in the Senate yesterday for the Senatorship was read by Frank A. Judd, chief clerk of the Senate. Thomas H. Garvin, chief clerk of the House, announced the vote in that body. Lieutenant Governor Murphy then announced that four duplicate certificates of election had been prepared and had been signed by him, one to be sent to Continued on 2d Page, 5th Column commerce of this port is bound, according to shipping men, to increase considerably.

This activity in shiping circles is taken as an indication that just as soon as the two new piers Which the city contemplates building are completed, other steamship lines, both foreign and coastwise, will seek admission to this port. The Philadelphia and Gulf Steamship Company which proposes to operate a line of four steamers has the support of not only the business men of the city but also that of Mayor Reyburn, and the opening of the line will mark an auspicious occasion in the history of the commerce of this port. Arrangements are now being made by the officials of the line to hold a public. meeting in this city, which will be attended by tbe Mayor of Xew Orleans and members of the Chamber of Commerce of that city, Mayor Reyturn and busines men of this city and representative officials and business men of Wilmington, Trenton, Bris- Continued on' 2d Page, 5th Column AGAIN Hunting Expeditions eek Strange rea-ture Which Has Lef Hoof Like Tracks in Many Sections Special to The Inijifrer. X.

J-, Jan. 20. Determined to trap, shoot or in some way determine the identity of the mysterious creature or creatures whose hcof-life tracks are to be seen today across almost any section of the surrounding mral regions, as well as across roofs, fences and back yards in practically every block in Burlington city, farmers today set out hundreds of eteel traps where the uncanny tracks are most plainlv marked in the snow, and to night scores of young men, armed with shotguns, are watching for the strange beast that has thrown this section into a state bordering on panic. Efforts of, a party of young farmers living near Jacksonville to track the creature today proved fruitless. Hounds put on the trail refused to follow the tracks, with bristling hair and the picture of terror, ran home.

The farmers followed the tracks for nearly four miles, when the hoof prints mysteriously disappeared. May Be Lots of Them The footprints of what many old resi dents believe is the "Leeds Devil," which was a real terror to lonely neighborhoods in bygone years, appear in practically every part of this city. If "devil" it is, then there must be a whole troupe of them, for the tracks in some places are big enough for a horse, yet lead through fence holes but two feet high, while at other places they are but two inches in diameter. In a yard in the rear of the store of Joseph Lowden the tracks lead under the tuied and around the yard, and stop beside a garbage can, which was overturned and its contents partly devoured. At the home of Philip Gallagher the hoofmarks are on the roof of a shed, along a snow-covered fence top and even on a window ledge.

Residents in the colored, sect ion where the creature seems to have jumped fences Continued on2d Page, 3d Column -mOm TREATY BREAKS UP LAST ASYLUM FOR U. S- CROOKS Through Extradition Agreement With Honduras Many Offenders May Be Brought Back for Trial WASHINGTON, Jan. 20. Through a favorable report made to the Senate today from the Committee on Foreign Relations on an extradition treaty with Honduras, steps were taken to break up the last remaining asylum of persons who commit crimes in the United States. When this treaty is ratified and proclaimed by the President of the United States extradition of criminals will be possible with, all governments of the world.

The treaty with Honduras is particularly important because of the fact that there is in that country a colony of fugitives from justice who have gone there from this country. It is believed the "colony of criminals," socalled, will be driven out of Central America and many of the persons residing there will be brought to this country for trial. For several years Guatemala was the haven-of criminals from the United States, but an extradition treaty with that country sent the fugitives to Honduras. At an executive session of the Senate the report of the committee was. adopted and the treaty ratified.

Arbitration treaties with Costa Rica and Chile also were ratifisjd. MARITIME CIRCLES REJOICE OVER NEW STEAMSHIP LINES Coastwise Service to Be Improved Upon at Once by Ad-aition of Three Companies With More on the Way With three new steamship lines about to establish a coastwise service from this port, and with indications of another line within a short period, shipping men and others identified with the commerce of the port believe that within a short period Philadelphia will have regained its position as the second maritime city of the Atlantic seaboard. Director John C. Grady, of the Department of Wharves, Docks and Ferries, made the important announcement yesterday that the new fruit line to be established, between here and Jamaican ports would be ready for service within the next month and that' a new passenger and freight service to Bermuda would be soon in operation at this port. With these two lines, together with, the Philadelphia and Gulf Steamship from Philadelphia to Xew Orleans, which, "has the support of merchants and manufacturers of this city and which will be ready for operation in the early part of the spring, the.

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