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Wilmington Evening Journal (Newspaper) - August 15, 1898, Wilmington, Delaware
Evening journal six pages six pages eleventh year. Wilmington del., c1t� court cases monday August 15. 1898. Of Derby to Middletown one cent. Encampment order All Dover aroused shovel his weapon. Th0ubl� 0.1 the Brandt wire exp a Tun a commander Dell issues instructions re Garding thu National Encampment. Robert Liddell department Nandur of the g. A. R., lag sent out his order regarding the National Encampment which is to he held in can innate on september 5 Headquarters of the department of Delaware will be at no. 7 West ninth Greet. District school House no. 44 Hava engaged for free quarters by and Liral s. Dupont Post no. 2, where ii comrades who desire free quarters a be accommodated. This department will go to Cincin Ful by the Baltimore and Ohio rail action at 12.40 noon on september 4, a riving in Cincinnati september 6 at to clock. Fare for round trip will be p.50 from Wilmington. Tickets will p Good to return september 13. I am comrades and others who desire i go should Send their names to the my quarters without delay. There will sleeping cars attached to the train a person desiring car a commode ans should write to w. S. Byron la Iraq an of committee of transport a no. 1210 Tatnall Street Wilming in del., and engage their berths As Ion. As possible. Ia11 Post commanders who have not it forwarded their first Terra reports be requested to Send them without i other Deay. Lid Albert trl Misity. Coloured. Arraigned for calling Hattie love o by motion Able names. Patrolman Lyons this morning arraigned in judge Ball s count Willard Cohey coloured and Dominick Neon i an italian for being disorderly and fighting at front and Shipley streets on saturday. They were each fined and Costa. Albert trusty coloured was charged by Hattie love also coloured with be ing disorderly. Hattie said that trusty called her objectionable names was fun us $10 and Coats. Hannah Laws coloured arraigned far assaulting Joseph i Lecce was dismissed on payment of costs Dennis Bradley was also fined the costs in the Case for assaulting his Sis fiir1st will proceed to the Penn Sylvania Encampment. Camp Tunnel near Middletown in this county will soon be a thing of the past. Colonel Wake Sham has received Ders from the War department to proceed with his command at his earliest convenience to the new military Camp at Middletown pa., not far from har Risburg. It is not Likely that Camp Tunnel will break inside of Forcy Zelghi hours and it May be three or four Days before All arrangements for the transportation of the troops can be perfected. This afternoon colonel of Parke pos Hes. Of the governor s staff received this Telegram from Colon Wicker Sham have orders to move to Middletown Delaware regimen by what is believed to be a terrible crime. Oif Jjoe re i Heap their hands full with a coloured woman passenger. A coloured woman gave the officers of Tho Steamer Brandywine consider Able trouble on saturday she went to the wharf at Philadelphia for the 10.30 boat with Only Twenty cents to come to Wilmington. As the fare is 26 cents the Purser offered to take her to duller so she said All right. However when Chester was reached she refused to get off. It seems the officials could do nothing with her so they allowed her to come on to will Mington. When the boat arrived in this City the officers refused to allow the woman to get off without paying the other five cents. She made a dash fur Liberty but was grabbed by second officer John Webb who experienced considerable difficulty in holding her Ami finally did have to Call Tor help. With the assistance of two or three of the men the officer managed to tie her to the deck until some one paid the remaining 5 cents when she was allowed to go. Workman commits a murder Ous assault upon another. Victims double funeral to Day com use of Sand Board the cause of the dead women bulb even the Candy it Job psf h f re Reiris Seoul is split c pen. And h b now lies in the homeopathic Hosi pitau where he will do a Braden says he 13 sorry for the de eur. Was sent to kill mrs. Denning and her Little girl. Dover. August 15. This town is thoroughly alarmed Over the sudden and mysterious death of mrs. J. Deane and mrs. J. Presley Dunning Daugh ters of sex congressman John p. Penington As in the absence of positive information concerning the mysterious Candy which they ate and which is believed to have caused the fatal sick Ness in each Case most people Here Are of the opinion that it was poisoned by somebody who designed to kill mrs. Dunning and her Little girl. It was at first doubted that the Candy produced the illness but or. L. A. H. Bishop who attended1 both lbs. D Ane and mrs. Dunning can attribute the trouble to no other cause. Both women were attacked in the same manner and both suffered alike. Death in each Case according to the physician resulted from an affection of the heart but he believes the original cause was the pres ence of some poisonous substance in the stomach. Or. Bishop stated that if the Candy had been subjected1 to excessive heat a Tomaine May Bave been developed. Ini gelatine he said free oxalic acid had formed under certain conditions and cyanide of potassium had been produced from almonds and peach Ker Nels used in Flavouring and otherwise. Both Binsse were deadly Poison. Or. Bishop could not by what particular Poison caused the deaths. Or. Downs asserted that the Poison that jihad caused the deaths paralysed the nerve centres and that then the heart action ceased. He rather inclined to the belief that the Candy had been intentionally poisoned though he said the chances for accidental poisoning p i lie lob Deir foundry in South Wilming ton was Tho scene of a fatal encounter this morning when James Braden Liv ing at no. 80s Church Street struck Joseph Frarer living at no. 212 North Jackson Street on the head with a shovel splitting it open. Both men Are engaged in the foun dry and previous to the trouble Braden was Sieving Sand preparatory to using it for moulding purposes. Frarer it is alleged disputed with Braden for using the Sand Board which is used to catch the Sand after it passes through the Sieve. Frarer demanded the Board and Fol Lowed up his demand by pulling it from under the Sieve precipitating the Sand around the foundry floor. Braden said nothing at this it is said and after Frarer put the Board away Braden went after it and began working again. Frarer seeing that the Board was taken from the place we re he had secreted it crossed Over to where Braden worked and again demanded that the Board be put Back in its place. This Braden refused to do. Frarer then took hold of the Sand Board and was in the act of taking it away when Braden picked ii a shovel and struck him a terrific blow across the head. Gave h Mise of up. Excitement reigned among the work men and several of them seeing Bra Ien striking Frarer and the latter fall ran to his assistance Ca Ped on his blk Yew police station where he gave himself up saying to Captain Chambers that he had assaulted Frarer. He was locked up and his Story investigated. What Braden . Braden ays that he did not intend to strike Frarer with the Side of the shovel. And that he was sorry for what he had done. Ter. Edward e. Hanf was charged with having a sign at his place of business contrary to the City ordinance. He was not in court and a warrant will be is sued for his arrest. Dei Krikl who stabbed Frank Hemeke in t4 � breast in a fight last week on Tatnall Street was arraigned but As Hemeke is still unable to appear he was held for a further hearing. A. Colonel Post Lea went Down to Camp Tunnel this afternoon. It is Likely that the regiment will be permitted to March through the streets of Wilmington on its Way North. Tie Harbor appropriation overcome by gab. Mis Katie Valentine was overcome by Gas this morning at the Harlan and Hollingsworth company and taken to the homeopathic Hospital. She blew out the Gas instead of turning it off. She was much better at the time of going to press. Comptroller of the Treasury promises senator Gray to review Mitch Ellis decision. It is now Likely that the Wilmington Harbor will be improved contrary to the decision of acting comptroller Mitchell of the Treasury that the funds for the Woik were not available. Senator George Gray returned from Washington this morning where he went in the interest of the appropriation. The Secretary of the Treasury has referred the matter to the comp troller of the Treasury who Lias prom ised to review the decision of acting comptroller Mitchell preached about peace. Eloquent discourse by or. Murray at St. Paulus. Sum the Prebit Dent invited. Local knights Templar will be inter Ted in the news that general Gobin am Camp Alger past grand master i knights Templar of the United lates accompanied by other officers i the grand Encampment called on be president and extended to him id mrs. Mckinley an invitation to it bid Tho next triennial conclave of rights Templar to be held in Pitts org next october. The president hoped lit he might be Able to attend but i feared that it would not be possible. I would keep the matter in mind Wever and would give them an an Ber later. Or. Crowe preached on the Church doctrine of hell to its congregation at old As Bury Church yesterday. Peace announcement at St. Peter s. Has gone to work. The a Ridge kor saw formerly the Pacific owned by Brainard Brothers left this City this morning in Tow of the tug Volunteer which arrived last night from new York in the Delaware River just below this City where Ehe will begin work. The tug h. T. Hoole same parties to the aame place. A 1dr. W. L. S. Murray preached yester Day at St. Paulus m. E. Church on the Assurance of peace. His text was psalm Xvi 9 god make la wars to cease unto the end of the Earth. He break eth the Bow and Cutteta the Spear in Sunder he Burneth. The Chariot in the fire. He said in part the Church of the patriotic now sainted Joseph Pyle must not be less patriotic now a has ascended but ought to be even More so because of the times and the Wel come announcement of peace. When the ringing of Belle announced the protocol1 had been signed Many Here Sung Praise god from whom am blessings flow. Every War the United states has waged has been a Blessing to humanity. We believe this will bring manifold blessings to Thop pressed and Down trodden far beyond our territory Yea even to the ends of the Earth. It will open Gates to com Merce and the Cross and the god who has made the War to cease will give to the people of the Earth the greater Vic tories of peace. Be still and know that i am god 1 will be exalted among the Heathen 1 will be exalted in the Earth. The lord of hosts is with us the god of Jacob is our Refuge. At Asbury m. E. Church last night Rev. James Crowe. Pm. D., the new Tor preached on Church doctrine of hem. He began by saying if there were no such place there would be no need of a Christ to save from it. That Man goes to hades whether he is Good or bad he said is one of the theories of the Church. While the Church holds there is this course of destiny she also leaches hell is not made and will not be ready to receive souls of men until after the judgment no Man goes directly to hell or to heaven. Hell is a place for the reception of the body As Well As for the spirit and will be pre pared for them after judgment. All others shall pass away after the judg ment and Gehenna or hello shall begin and pass on Gehenna is the Only word that applies to the damned. On the condition of hell and As what it is Ike. Or. Crow said the Church is quiet. She has not declared what her conviction is but has held on. To the principle that it is eternal damnation. Charles Kendall buried. Charles Kendall of no. 343 Tattnal. Street the 8-year-old boy who was drowned in the Brandywine on thurs Day was buried at the Wilmington and Brandywine cemetery yesterday afternoon. His body was carried to the grave by Willie Carroll Claude Josepn. Leroy Mccadden Howard Harkins Ana Harry Harkins five of his playmates two of whom were with Young Ken Dall when he lost his life. The cer vices were conducted by Rev. J. M. W. Easley of Brandywine m. E. Church. Their goods were held. Constable 11 unlock this morning held the goods belonging to James Benson and Bis wife at the Wilmington steam boat company is wharf in this City of & claim of 8 by b. W. Braden be and Rode to the fell off a Wagon. George Turner coloured fell off his Wagon this morning at the Harlan and Hollingsworth company is Yard Wagon ran Over Bis ankle but be did not sustain much injury. Were numerous. I believe that Candy was sent for the purpose of taking the lives of my daughter and her Little girl is the emphatic statement made by sex Cou Gressman John b. Pennington father of the dead women. There la a division among the peo ple of Dover As to whether a crime was committed or the deaths were caused by poisoning that developed in the Candy on its trip from san fran Cisco. People who lean toward the latter theory believe that a Friend of mrs. Dunning thinking of her after her Long absence while out walking or shopping bought the Box of Candy and handkerchief and mailed them East. Or. Pennington and others who believe otherwise think the mrs. C Signa Ture was assumed and that the Candy was prepared with Poison and sent East for the purpose of causing the death of mrs. Dunning and her Little girl. Or. Pennington said the signature was of the forged order and further More he declared that mrs. Dunning s Friend whose name commenced with a is now in Maine. No postmortem held. There will be no postmortem examination on either of the dead women As both bodies have been embalmed preventing such an investigation. Or. Pennington stated that he proposed to have an analysis of the Candy made by an expert. He keeps the Box of Choco lates and the wrapper locked up and says he will go to work on the Case after his daughters have been buried. Double funeral this after noon. The double funeral will be held this afternoon at 3 Oclock and services will be held in the presbyterian Church. Interment will be in the Church burial ground. Mrs. Deane was a prominent member of the Church and was known for her charitable and other Good work. Only a few Days before her death she Sang at the funeral services held Over an old lady in Tho presbyterian Church. Mrs. Deane was Secretary of the to mans Century club. She was it years old and leaves a heart broken husband and daughter. Mrs. Dunning was 36 years old and also took a prominent part in Church work. A cablegram was sent to her husband at Porto Rico informing him of his i fees sudden death but he would not be Able to get Home in less than a weeks time. Or. Dunning has been with the rough riders and in the thick of some Battles gathering for the associated press and he i Busy shipyards. Thiere Are now thirty five vessels of pious types being built or to be built i shipyards on the Delaware River. In Are to be completed at cramps of Lieh four Are War vessels. Six at Hill bids. Of which one is a torpedo boat if at Nafle & Levy a three at Dia Bues Camden six at Roaches Ches i and six at Harlan and Hill legs by this one of which is a torpedo lit. It is expected that contracts for 1er vessels will soon be awarded. The i rarer condition. Frarer s condition is serious and he is delirious. He was taken to the homeopathic Hospital but it is thought he will die. His Skull 1� fractured and it is thought that pieces of the Boue Pierce the brain. Frarer is a Catholic and father Hugo of the sacred heart Church was sent for and administered the last rites of the Church. Detectives a tall and Mcvey wont to the Hospital this afternoon to take far Eros deposition but Ash 1� delirious it will be impossible to secure it. The unfortunate Man is married and has a wife and five Small children. Magistrate Sasse went out to the hos Pital this afternoon to take his deposition As it is feared that he will die. His condition serious. Elijah Horton who fell off a car on Friday last at fifth and m Arket streets is now at the Delaware Hospital where his condition is said to be serious. Result of unheeded com plaints. There is a bad piece of Roadway on West nineteenth Street near the Park Entrance complaint concerning which has been lodged with the Street and sewer department on several Occa Sions. On saturday night mrs. John Mcmahon wife of the baseball player sprained her ankle severely at that Point and is confined to the House. Old stable condemned. Building inspector Cassidy morning condemned the old stable of Cooling Brothers in the rear of Cool ing s Carriage shop on French Street near fourth. The stable has been a menace to that part of the City. Feast of the Assumption. To Day is celebrated is the feast of the Assumption and services were held in All of the Catholic churches in the City. Mass was said at the Cathedral and the attendance was Large. This he went with an actress. Frederick Erek 19 years old who is arrested Here on Friday night by it Clives Witsil and move for in away from St. Maryus Industrial Bool in Baltimore was taken Back ire on saturday by Charles e. Hell pm escaped from the institution Ana Lut to his father s Home and robbed of $100, which he spent on a Vaudee actress. Run ra1uway Deal projected. The Wilmington City railway com Pany is credited with having opened negotiations for the Purchase of the Wilmington and new Castle electric railway. Just hew soon the Deal will be consummated cannot be predicted but it is understood to be the policy of the new management to obtain posts Sion of All Independent roads within the sphere of its operations. Local news otes death at Pennsgrove c1amip. Pennsgrove August 14.the Camp of the second battalion second regi ment Pennsylvania volunteers is mourning Over the death of first ser Geant David Moo Lensey company f. He was stricken a week ago with typhoid fever and lied in the Hospital Lent saturday. The deceased joined the troops at the first Call for volunteers at the outbreak of the War. He was 32 years of age and leaves a wife and two children in Philadelphia. His Bidy was sent to his Home in Tho afternoon with a guard of Honor. Andrew Kerr resigned his position a draughtsman at the Edge Moor Iron works on saturday to accept a Simi Lar one with the Kings Bridge com Pany of Cleveland Ohio. Mins Maggie Woodrow has resigned charge of the equitable building Telephone and is succeeded temporarily by mrs. E. Kyle. Deputy Coroner Chandler will hold an inquest on the body of Reuben Sames the fireman of the United states gunboat Arctic who was drowned off new Castle on Friday night. A coroners jury on saturday night rendered a verdict of accidental drown ing in the Case ref Charles Kendall who was drowned last week in the Brandy wine. While swinging in a Hammock a her Home yesterday Mary Quinn 5 years old living at no. 50 new a site Avenue fell straining her Arm. Harry Schnepf. Of no. 224 King Street while Riding his bicycle on mar Ket Street collided with a trolley car and was slightly Hurt. On saturday Warren Moyer of Baltimore fell off a freight train at West Street and was slightly injured. Miss Elva b. Taylor of Central presbyterian Church will take her sunday school class to Shell pot Park next sat urday. An excursion of coloured people left the a. W. & b. Station late saturday night for Marydel md., where there is a Camp meeting. The tug Gem built by the Harlan and Hollingsworth company for the Standard of company went on her trial trip saturday afternoon. The Charles Warner company raised the largest Flag in this City in Honor of the declaration of peace. The Board of managers of the Mill Creek Hundred Mutual fire insurance company met at the Clayton House on saturday. Or. J. Bacon Stubbs of no. 827 Tat Nall Street is having his cellar cemented. The Robert Emmet literary association went on an excursion to Cape May yesterday. Excavations for seven new houses Are being made on Monroe Street just below the projected eleventh Street line. The property of the greater Wil Mington printing company will be sold to Morrow. To make an Appeal fhe losing Side in the Case considered i the great Council of Delaware of l Waw aset tribe of bed men against for Hockran has now taken an a la on the action of the great coun i the Case will be heard in the lit Council of the United states at Liana polls on september 13. His duties done. Captain Avery has closed the United states recruiting office in this City and will to Morrow report to major Craley at Philadelphia. While Here he recruited sixty four men. Pcs sat and Bennot Raub win who have been assisting Captain Avery have been ordered to join their com Mand the third cavalry now at Mon Tau k Point l. I. Privates George death of a Little boy. In. And mrs. S. A. Boothe on Satur l lest their Little son j. Leon who k attained the age of 10 years. His ural will take place to Morrow of Poon services being held at the entail Home at 2 o clock with inter it at Riverview cemetery. Farmers angry with soldiers. Peru Seville August 14.the Farmers in this Section Are angry with the sol Diers of the fourteenth regiment stationed at fort Mott because of the numerous foraging expeditions which the soldiers have conducted on their truck patches. The Farmers Are How standing guard Over their Fields and threaten to Deal severely with the sol Diers if they continue raiding the patches. Children annoyed him. An officer from the gunboat Arctic caused seme comment at the wharf of the Wilmington Steamboat company yesterday afternoon. Several children were playing on the wharf and the naval officer requested an official of the company to Stop them As their noise annoyed him. Red menus sport Lingua tribe no. 8. Imp d order of l men held their annual reunion at my pot Park on saturday afternoon Rylous ports were indulged in hut most enjoyable event was the Ball Vibar general Lyons observed the declaration of peace yesterday at St. Peters pro Cathedral. An announce ment formulated by him was read at All the services. It appealed to the congregation to Pray that this country May profit by the Victory and that it will be a Blessing and not a curse and that Spain May profit by her defeat and that it will prove to her a Boon. Services of thanksgiving for the Suc Cess and close of the War with Spain were held yesterday in St. Paulus Church fourth and Jackson streets at 9 a. M. The music and singing were by the Junior choir. Be. The Tennessee is trial. The old Ebay line steamship ten Nessee now at the Harian and hol Lingsworth wharf May be Given a trial in. A few Days. According to contract the boat must be delivered by septem 1. Fire was placed under the boilers a few Days ago. Resolution. Brotherhood of locomotive fireman a special meeting of Delaware Ige. No. 231, held at their Hall on iday evening August 14, 1898, the lowing preamble and Resolution a unanimously adopted whereas it a pleased the All Wise of the universe through his Sterious Wisdom to remove from a midst so suddenly our respected ind and brother Mark Connor. Resolved. That by his death the either Hood has lost a warm advocate the principles his acquaintances for whom his Many Virtues they admired and his parents a Lov 1 and Dutiful son. Resolved that As a further Token of pet the charter of his Lodge be i Jed in mount Long for a space of by Days and a copy of these a Solu is sent to the sorrowing family b placed upon the minutes of the be and sent to the editor of the Saline for publication also to be lashed in two leading newspapers. I John c. Colli son i r. T. Stewart. I Grant Carter j f. C. St1erle. Oneill. A Monkey Call. Tha police yesterday afternoon received word that a negro riot Wes in Progress on Liberia Street and that on Man had been murdered. A squad was sent to the place by Captain of police Chambers but when the officers arrived no fighting was in sight. There had been a slight disturbance Between two boys. 1er heavy seashore travel. Travel was very heavy on saturday and sunday to Atlantic City owing to the Low rate. On one Day the b. & o. Railroad carried 1,400 people from Western Points to Atlantic City All trains passing through this City. Horse kicked him. As the result of a runaway yesterday Frank Kelley living on King Street above eighth is in a serious condition. He is suffering with a fractured Skull received by a Wick from the horse. News sent some very interesting letters to his mrs. Aod1cks in dead. Mrs. Margaretta Molood add oks Mother of j. Bward Addicks died at the Home of her son. Frederick p. And Dicks. At Brookline. Mass. She will be burled at Laurel Hill cemetery. Phila Delphia at 10 Oclock to Morrow morn ing. She waa 77 years old. Wife. Aged Odd fellow buried. Members of Asylum Lodge no. 23, i. O. O. F., attended the funeral of Alexander Mcdonald 73 years eld at Wilmington and Brandywine cemetery this afternoon. Services were held at his late Home no. 39 Bast Twenty second Street. Association Hall matters. A Large number of men assembled at association Hall yesterday afternoon to hear Victor h. Buchers discourse on the silent alarm. This evening w. L. Pettingil will talk before the Bible class on echoes from North danish hound found. Jesse Sharp has succeeded in finding Willard . danish hound Ralf which had been in a Hospital in Philadelphia. The animal was brought Home and strayed away and was found in Possession of two boys. Shipped Tor repairs. The fire engine c
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