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THE DAILY EVENING TELEGRAPH PHILADELPHIA, FRIDAY, JUNE 30, 1871.
DRAMATIC SKETCHES. NO. 7.
"Super.. ..Magic sound. It brings It alljiack, all
the delight and wonder of trie play-house In those
early times when even the supe got a share of the
glory. The snpe has been chaffed from time lmme.
mortal, but always playfully, and It would be hard to
find a retired theatre-goer who does not read or hear
the old name without a comical, mournful Interest.
The supe Is the man who never speaks from the
stage, except In company with other men. Speak
ing by the card, there Is no snuh thing as a supe.
'Trained corps of supernumeraries" there are, but a
Single super Is like an Individual atom his only
value Is in conjunction with other atoms. Behind
the scenes tbeso atoms are technically termed
shouters." They make the mobs, the patriots who
raise or knock the pins from under a dynasty by com
bined yet simple expression. And they know about
as much as mobs do generally We have hearl Mr.
Murdoch tell of a choice lot of patriots which he
was leading In some piece or other, who had with
Infinite care been drilled to make certain exclama
tions In a Ret order, liut brains to adapt themselves
to a situation they had not. Murdoch made an in
advertent transposition of his own lines, and the
following short but emphatic dialogue was there
suit; Hero Would ye be slaves ?
ShouUrsWe would! we would!
Hero (finding it too late to cry back, and trusting to
luck) Would you be free men?
Shouters We'd die first!
Such is the supe.
Who Is there who has not found an array la a
second-class theatre more entertaining than the fun
niest farce ? The wonoer has always been how It
wai possible to turn out such a sttof scarecrows,
and how with such an Incubus ever upon it the illu
sion could be at all sustained. If audiences were
themselves better Informed, the spectacle presented
by the supers would be even more ludicrous to
them tlisu it Is. The dre&Bes are worn with very
little alH'imion in numbers of pieces differing
widi ly in time and place. Tho Scotch dress Is so
distinctive that the average sight seer grasps Ps
peculiarities with little trouble, and so of a few
others; t ut veiy often the auditor knows very little
more of v hat la the proper thing for the mailer iu
hand than the super himself.
Where does the supe come from ? What is the
inducement for him to make a zany of himself?
Hard quebtions. Sometimes, certainly, he is ambi
tious to become an actor, and knows no other way
than to begin in the very humblest capacity. And
while here it may be said that some distinguished
players have In fact risen from this tnsiimlflciut
place into enviable positions. John R. Scott always
boasted that he did. William Goodall, who made
such a sensation at Barnum's Museum years ago in
the Drunkard, was a super only a few months before
ne made Ms great hit Not only such cases, how
ever, Di. lUt Be who even graduate into the ranks of
the "utility,'- are extravagantly exceptional. The
matter is a riddle from this point of view. In the
cases of ninety-nine out of a hundred there is not
only no ambition, but there is, further, an i. du
rance of everything relating in any possible way to
the drama, and an utter indifference to acquiring any
knowledge on the subject.
Regarding the inducement we are still more in the
dark. What inducement, put concretely and on a
scale generally adopted by the theatres of the United
States, is twenty-five cents a night, or a dollar and a
half a week ! For this munificent sum the supe sub
mits to an v mount of discomfort and bullying tint
would be dear at lorty-nlue dollars a month. He
cannot be s;tld to be driven into a theatre as into a
gold mine. Even his dollar and a half ho docs not
pocket free of duty, as we shall presently explain.
Not ambitious (of too low an order, as a rule, to
know what nuiDltlon Is) and decidedly not enriched
by his diluted share of professional life, how and
why the supe exists must remain one of the un
solved problems. Actors have tried to answer it
from the beginning, but always without success.
A somewhat Important person in a dramatic com
pany is an individual with tho semi official title of
"Captain of the Supers." He Is usually an actor In
a small way, but his captaincy is not determined by
his abilities in this regard, but by his powers of com
mand, lie has the roughest sort of material to deal
With, and it is necessary he should be a person with
energy and firmness. It Is tils business to drill the
supes in their evening's work, to get the re
quired dresses from the wardrobe and to see that
they are safely returned, and to look after Lis un
couth forces while on tin stage and off It. In fur
therance of this latter duty he has In the first place
to see that they do what they should (as nearly as it
is in their nature to), and in the second, that they
do not do what they would If they were not closely
looked after. In the better theatres there Is a room
especially devoted to the supes, to which a standing
order remands them whenever they are not needed
on the stage. In default of such provision the stage,
during the performance of a heavy piece, is apt to
be in a state of tumult and confusion. The
supes, of course, do not attend rehearsals. Their
revenues from the theatre do not permit
them to rely upon ucli Incomes exclusively
for support, and they have, or are sapp sed
to have, other business In the daytime. The cap
tain rehcatses for them. The stage manager
or prompter tells him, as the piece
proceeds, how many men he wants
on scenes specified, and what they are to do. These
directions be details to his force at night, rehearsing
them on the stage between acts in tho important
movements. Tae captain doesn't get much cre
dit from the public for his work, and as he
must make it up somehow, he takes it out of the
supe. That forlorn creature, by his articles of en
gagement, agrees to pay the captain for his services
a certain amount a week, sometimes a night's
wages, sometimes more or less. - The management
sanctions this, as It Is lound to be about
the best way of running the department. The
captain is in addition paid the salary of "responsl
ble utility" about (IB a week and it often happens
during a tragedy season, when an extra force of
supernnmerariis is required, that he makes as
much money as the principal actors.
Sometimes the humble supe's position has bjon
assumed by youngsters on a lark, or desirous of
Investigating the hidden recesses of the theatre. A
few yeai s ago this was done on East in a rather ex
traordinary manner. No less dUtiuRulshed per33ns
than a party of Harvard students made application to
the Boston Thea're, and were employed by the cap
tain with ravening eagerness. Never since ths keel of
the "Boston" was laid hud bucii Hue figures of men
offered themselves for these elevated posts. Cam
bridge iswithlneasj distance of the city, and the j e
was kept u? until some of the college authorities,
happening to visit the tneatre, discovered oar young
adventurers despite their elaborate disguises, aud
suppressed their iioUodb of practical humor in a sum
mary manner. The captain did not know until the
finale occurred that he had been entertaining angels
Lowly hung as the super is iu the dramatic gallery,
there are recognized grades of excellence even iu
his poor sphere. At the bottom of the ladder we
find the sure engaged In very simple duties. To
roll under a green baize carpet, simulating the
raging of the angry malu, Is a favorite commence
ment of his apprenticeship. His graduation thence
Is laborious and slow. Half-way up, perhaps, stands
the spear business. When a man can carry a spear
there is a tolerable confidence reposwi In Him.
Finally, u he has talent, he Is permitted to cinya
banner. This Is the crown of a supe's career. To
keep the S. I. Q. R side turned to the audleuce, to
raise and depress it at the right time aud to hold it
gracefully when at reBt, there lu nothing beyund
Ibla; what should there bet
But the real glory of the supe seems to have de
parted. The simple nstes of this generation are
too much for blm. What chance has the supe of
other days in Eirth, and Cate, and School, aud all
tdat sl kly crew? Our gave him, lu its military
procession, a splendid opportunity, but o.ie swallow
do s not make a summer. The supe thinks tJia pre
sent gem-ratiou Is weak-kneed and brokeu-ba'-ked
in its dramntlo tactes. Booth is tha only man who
acts the old-fashioned tiagedy now-a-duys, aud he
Can't keep the whole Bupernume rary prof ebsion la en
garment. The younger tragedians, Adamg.Barrett,
and the like, play only their ridiculous sentimental
pieces, wherein the genuine supe has positively no
chance to disport. The Irish drama has gone to the
dogs, too. Barney Is In Ireland, and nobody knows
when he will comeback. Burlesque and sensation
give the girls a fine chance, but sink the supe
lower than ever. Richard, ill or Macbeth is his idea
of a dramatlo entertainment. Put him Into dirty
white tights that show his bow legs In all their
native elegance, drape ronnd him a toga that makes
film look like a suicidal butcher, and bind with the
consul's or senator s wreath his lanky soap locks,
and the Supo, as he always was and will be, stands
confessed. But put him lu store clothes and you
ruin him. Tragedy Is his forte; "pantaloon" pieces
are his undoing.
M VSICAL AND DRAMA Tl O.
The City Amusements.
At the MyKNNEHCHOR Gardbn, northeast
corner of Coates and Franklin streets, the first
of tha series of grand Instrumental concerts,
'celcr the direction of Mr. Carl Sentz, will be
fi. u this evening. The programme tor the
cctihin will be as follows:
Preusslrher f.nndwehr Marsch Helnsdorf
overture Dichter und Bauer Snppe
Waltz Marlen Guugl
SMertlon Faust ; Gounod
Saratoga Paul Sentz
Overture Die Stiimme Anber
Serenade for Flute and Horn Titl
Galop Colunihanus Parlow
Selection Ln Hallo in Maschera ...Verdi
March I'otpourrl Bach
Overture FloHe Rursehe Suppe
Waltz Wei n, Weib und Gesang Strauss
Unur Vaterlaml (our country) Ungar
l'olka- Klein und Niedllch Faust
From this elate a concert will be given every
meiiing until Setiteruber 8, and tho Ma nnerchor
Gulden will undoubtedly become a most popular
d:ice of resort dnrinir the warm nights of sum
mer. The musical (elections will be of a high
urade of excellence, aud the efforts of the mana
gers will be directed to waking the entertain
ments as enjoyable as possible. In order to
prevent the intrusion of undesirable characters,
only season tickets or6ingle tickets in packages
willbeeold. The price of season tickets will
bo $5, and of packages containing four
At the Museum, Ninth and Arch streets,
a facsimile wax model of the double-headed
baby is now on exhibition.
This evening there will bo a performance of
the spectacular drama of Tlie Sea of Ice. A
matinee will be given to-morrow.
Sometihno Practical. If you irill drink, why not
drink the best liquors? After all the talk about
adulterated liquors there, are places yet in Philadel
phia where a pure article is sold, and the beautifully
fitted up ssloon of I. T. Sharp, at No. 29 South
Eleventh street. Is one of them. Here, of all other
P'accs, can a thirsting and perspiring public find
relief. Mr. Sharb will serve you up, in a way that is
pe rfectly Irresistible, the charming sherry cobbler.
ho delicious mint julep, and the cool and refreshing
lemonade. If you ask for a glass of good brandy
for the stomach's sake, 1 ou will get it. Do you wish
a glass of delicate flavored wine? that also will be
served. Name anything in the drinking line and
you Kill be accommodated. The attendants are
courteous; you drink beforo majble-top counters.
cut-glass tumblers, beautiful mirrors; and to these
burroundings alone is the value of a drink height
ened Mr. Sharp also has on hand a fine lot of ex
cellent cigars. Cull upon him and sco if we exag
At tith Ssa-Side The Columbia House at Cape
May, New Jersey, opened on the 22d of June, and
again by George .T. Bnlton, who is also tha proprie
tor of i3oltons Hotel of Harrlsburg, and the
Washington, on Chcsnut street, Philadelphia.
It is well known that this established aud popular
house has the finest shade and the best bathing
beach to be found at Capo May.
The music, employes, and every appointment of
tne establishment will be selected and arranged
with more than usual cure this season.
There are Beveral fine cottages connected with
the Columbia, with excellent rooms and ocean
views. Also good stabling and carriage houses.
The long experience which Mr. Bolton has had In
the hotel business and his many successful seasons
at the capes warrant us in recommending the
Columbia to the readers of the Telegraph.
Burnett's Florimbl ah axqnlslte perfume.
Mb. William w. casbidy, the Jeweller at No. 8
South Second streov, has one of the largest and most
attractive stocks of all kinds of Jewelry and Silver
ware In the city. He has also on hand a fine assort.
luent of fine American Western Watches. Those
who enrchase at this store at the present time are
certain to get the wrt,h of their money.
WriTcoMB's Asthua Remedy Sure cure.
IIkim Dollneu On the 4th instant, at the house
of the bride's brother, No. 244 Orkney street, by the
l.'ev. Charles W. Duune, rector of ion Church, Mr.
l'KKDEMCK IIkim to Miss Anna Dollnek, ail of
Kramer Swain. On the 2Sth instant, at the re
t idetice of the bride's parents, by the Itev. Dr. Dur
borow, Lewis R. Kramer to Miss Louisa Anna
bWAiN, both of this city.
Houseman. On the 30th June, Daniel House
man, lu the ksth year of his are.
The relatives aud friends are respectfully Invited
to attend his funeral, from his late real leiice, No.
1('.7 houth Second street, on Moudav afternoon, at
4 o'clock. Services aud interment at Old Swede's.
McCann. On the 29th June, William, son of
Thomas aud Mary Meo.nn, aged 15 mouths.
'i he relatives aud friends of ihe fa'idlv are respect
fully invited to attend the funeral, on fSuiida after-
iiotin, ut i o'clock, from tie residence of his parents,
o. X41t Factory street, iietow bpruce.
McLaughlin Outhe2Sth Inst., Klla, daughter
of ki iuk and bailie McLaughlin, iu the 13t.U year of
The relaiives ami li leims or tne ramuy ore requr-stea
to attend her funeral, from the reMiienoe or lier
paret tn, No. b.-cu chesnut street, on baturuay morn-lu.',-
ut s v clock. '
Palmer. On the27lh instant, jAe'OB Palmkr, in
the r.oth year f hl uk.
Ill relatives nnd frienas, also Kensington Lortee,
No VI!, anil Columbia Mark J.odg, No.91 A. V. M.,
ui.d Klin Tree Council, No. 20, O. U. A. M., are re-t-pectiuliy
lDvlt. (1 to attend the funeral, from his
late residence, Io. Ilia MtrltHirough street, on b-t-timluy
aite-rnoon, at 3 o'clock. Services in the Ken
bitgtou M. E Church.
1'owiLL. On the both Juce, Mary Hudson-, wife
of Thomas Powell.
Due notice of the funeral.
tciiOALK. On the xath June, Catharine, wife of
Michael Ke hoales, aged 4J years.
The relatives and I neu.is of the family are respect
fully incited to attend the funeral, on Sumiay ulcer
noon, at 1 o'clock, from the residence of her hus
band, Mo. 1728 North Ninth street.
f!- MASONIC NOTITkZtHK OFFICERS AND
Members ol KENSINGTON LODGE, No 211, A. Y.
M., and the Order generally, are fraternally Invited to
meet at Kensington Masonic Temple, HICHttOND
Street, on SATURDAY AKTiCUNOUN. July 1st,
at 8 o'clock, to attend tho Funeral of our deceased
Biother, JACOB PaLMEK.
By order of the W. M.
CI1ARLKS K. NEISSER, Secretary.
N. B. Masonic DrcoS will be strictly observed. 5!
MOLNT MOF1AII CEMETERY. PUBLIC AT
tentlon of late has been more than ever di
Tfcted to VOUNT MOIUAII. riiK 0-KA P RI'RAL
CEMETERY, by far the most extensive near Phila
delphia. lis admirable location, beauty of scenery, ease of
Bci-itH, uea'ueag l uiecity, aua yeioutire saieiy
from d B:uriaiiCB from opeuinii of stretua, have re
coiitintuded it to thousands who nava sttlectsd there
the iHbt e ting-place for their families.
The elegaut aud costly mouumeuos, Inelosures,
am improvements seen everywhere by g ungover
lis liuuiHibe area are proofs of its uuprucedented
growth and treat superiority in the estimation of ail
v ho have t-xtiiiiiued lis advantages as a place of
burial, 'ihu Wuluiit street cars carry puiengers
urxr the et' trance.
ortiee at the ent.-sn.e, where all business is trans
acted m st
far additional Sprint IfoHrM $t InnitU rago.
JQT PHILADELPHIA AND READING RAIL
ROAD COMPANY Office, No. S27 South
PniLanKi.pHiA, June 11, 1971.
The Transfer Books of this Company will be
closed on the SSth Inst, and reopened on Thursday,
A dividend of FIVE PER CENT, ha been declared
on the preferred and common stock, clear of national
and State taxes, payable in cash, on and after the
17th of July next, to the holders thereor as they
stand registered on the books of the Compaay at tho
close of business on the SSth Inst.
All payable at this office.
All orders for dividend must be witnessed and
stamped. 8. BRADFORD,
6 21 wfmlm Treasurer.
OFFICE OF TnE CITY TREASURER,
PniLADKi.ru i a, June 29, 1S71.
The semi-annual Interest due on City Loans JULY
1, 1371, will be paid on and after that date.
JOSEPH F. MARKER,
6 !9 4t City Treasurer.
ff OFFICE OF THE CITY TREASURER,
rniLADRi.rniA, June 29, 1S7L
City Loans maturing July t, 1971, will be paid on
and after 1st day of JULY next, Interest ceasing
from that date.
JOSEPH F. MARCER,
6 29 4t City Treasurer.
N ) T I C K
OFFK'R OF HESTON VI LLTC, MANTUA.
AND KAIRMOVNT PASSENGER RAILWAY
COMPANY, NO. 2602 CALLOW HILL Street.
. Philadelphia. June 29, 1971.
A dividend of (T.Oc) FIFTY CENTS PER SHARK,
free of tax, was this dav declared, tpayabie on and
alter the lMh of July. The boots will be closed on
the 6th and reopened on the 17th of July next.
."-iThe transfer office Is removed from "Anthracite
Buildings," WALNUT Street, to No. 2502 CALLOW
A. L. TALCOTT,
C SO Pit Secretary and Treasurer.
tfcy- NINETY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY
THE STATE t001ET OF THE CINCINNATI
The Annual Meeting of this Society wld be held
at No. 1105 WALNUT Street, Philadelphia, on
TUESDAY, July 4, 1871, at 10 o'clock A. M.
Members of other State Societies who may be in
the city on that day are invited to dine with this
Society at the above-named place, at 5 o'clock P. M.
OEOIWE W. HARRIS, Secretary.
Philadelphia, June27, 187L 6 27 6f
tfil- THE DELAWA RE AND RARITAN CANAL
AND THE CAMDtfN AND AMBOY RAIL
The Transfer Books of these Companies will be
clflsed on the 28th lnBt. and reopened on Ju'y 8.
All assents to the lease to the Pennsylvania Rail
road Company will be on the stock as held at the
time the books are closed.
6 24 lot SAMUEL WELSH, Chairman.
BTIIE PHILADELPHIA. WILMINGTON.
AND BALTIMORE RAILROAD COMPANY.
Philadelphia, June 10, 1971.
The Board of Directors have declared a semi
annual dividend of FOUR PER CENT, on tha capi
tal stock of the Compiny, clear of United States
tax, payable on and after July 1, 1871.
610 3w A. HORNER, Secretary
LATEST STYLES IN GKNTLEMEN'S
Boots and Shoes. A large assortment of our
own make, of diirerent measures, always on hand.
2 13 tf No. 33 8. SIXTn Street, above Chesnut
ISAAC K WrToHT & SON,
No. 124 South SECOND Street.
YARDS Corner EIGHTH and MASTER Sta. and
wfm5 No. 818 SWANSON 8t. above Queen.
IS NOW CLOSING OUT HIS
5 u m m e r t o c lc
Ata CJreat Reduction Inl'rices at
Ho. 1129 CHESNUT Street,
BEFORE REMOVAL TO NEW STORE,
LINEN AND WHITE SUITS
6 SO fsm6t
75C. tl. 11-25: LINED. 11-25.
J fl-50, 1175:
Silk Sun Umbrellas, 9oc., tl. $l-5.
11-50, at DIXON'S, No. 81 8. EIGHTH St. 8 tf
Life Insurance Company
S.E. COKNElt FOURTH AND WALNUT.
ASSETS OVER $3,000,009
tjf orge Nugent,
Hon. James Pollock,
J. Edgar Thomson,
Albeit C. Roberts,
Hon. Alex. O.Cattell,
James ... Lis:-.vra
Henry K. Beunott,
L. M. Whllldtn,
rump u. Mingie,
(ieorge W. Hill,
UEOXSUfti W. IE1L.L.
JOHN CJ. HI JIN.
SECRETARY AND TREASURER,
.VOIirV 8. UlLNO.f,
C 19 fmwsin
E0BEHT WOOD & CO.,
No. 1136 KIDGB AVENUK.
IRON STAIRS, LAMP POSTS,
STABLE FITTI NGS, WIRE WORK.
PATENT SIDEWALK AND VAULT LIGHTS,
Made by Brown Brothers, Chicago.6 15 im
BAKER ARNOLD & CO.,
No. 110 CI1ESXUT Street,
Invite attention to their large assortment o
OF NEW AND BEAUTIFUL DESIGNS,
FINISHED IN GOLD -GILT, ORMOLU, VBRD-AN-
TIQUB AND IMPERIAL BRONZE,
Which they oiler at prices
Lower than Ever Before Known.
NORTH PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD.
New and Attractive Routo
To Northern Pennsylvania, Interior New York,
Aiittnrn,! Watklns Olen, Buffalo, Rochester,
MAUARA FALLS, the Great Lakes
and the West,
AIko, to Wllllamsport, Wllkesbarre, Soranton,
Schoolej's Moun'aln, Allentown, Mauch Chunk, .
aud the Hwitchback, and a 1 points In the
Lehigh, Wyoming, and Susquehanna
The attention of Summer Tourists is asked to this
new and attractive mute, naislnir throuah tti varied
Scf nerj 01 the LKHIGH, WYOMING.Jahd SUS 7E-
IlAr.NA vallh 8. ottering Luxurious tara, Mg
idflcent Scenerv, Excellent Hotels, and Haptd Tran
sit to the numerous points of interest named above.
SIX DAILY THROFHII TRAINS.
Ai 7 35 A. M . 8 45 A. M.. S P. M.. 3 ft P. M.. 4"00 and
B15 P. M. (Munriavs exr.frited).
FROM PHILADELPHIA PA8SENUER STATION,
Corucr of Berks and American Sts.
7 3B A. M. Train delivers Passengers at Auburn,
Rochester, Butralo, and Niagara Falls, tae same
Tickets for BUFFALO, ROCHESTER, NIAGARA
FALLS. NEW YORK STATE, nnd th WEST, may
be obtained at oiUce, No. 811 CHEaN UT street.
ELLIS CLARK, General Agent.
Tnenl anrl Thrnncri Tickets Bold and Bggge
rhpekrd lo ririnclnal nolnts at MANN'S NOKVU
PENNSYLVANIA BAGGAGE EXPREaS OFFICE,
No. 105 South FIFTH Street. e au im
rOUBTH OF JULY EXCURSION
TO THE GRAND
AT CAPE WIAY,
On TUESDAY, tle FOURTH OF JULY,
VIA WEST JERSEY RAILROAD, BY
Fare for the Excursion 9'j-OO
Leave Market Street (Upper Ferry) at 6 00 A.
TUESDAY MORNING, July 4.
This Regatta promises to be the most attractive of
any that has ever taken place on our American
waters. The finest fleets and fastest vessels of this
country are entered, and competition for the valu
able prizes oilered Is anticipated by the numerous
foreign yachts now visiting our shores.
Sold by the regular trains on Saturday, Sunday, and
Monday, good to return on Wednesday, July 5,
FARE, t5-00. t6 28 4t
FOURTH OF JULY
Via Camden and Atlantic Railroad.
K xcurslon Tickets
WILL EE ISSUED ON TUESDAY, JULY 4,
For Atlantic City, at f2-oo
Leaving Vino Street Ferry at 8-01 A. M.
Leaving Atlantic City at 4-35 P. M.
Arriving in Philadelphia la time for the display of
fireworks on Broad street.
6 23 St
D. H. MUNDY, Agent.
Camden and Amboy and Philadelphia
and Trenton Railroad.
F0UETH OF JULY
Excursion for New York.
Kxcurslon Tickets, $1 for the Round Trl'
Will be sold from Philadelphia for all Trains of 1st,
2d, 8d and 4th of .1 uly, good only to return from New
York July 4th or 5th.
J. W. GORE,
29 St. General Ticket Agent.
FOR CAPE MAY. THE NEW AND
elegant steamer fUE, Captain Veasv.
win nave Ancii KTitEiST wiiiuf.oa Thursday
and Saturday morninas, June 99 aud July I, at 8V
o'clock, returning on Friday and Sunday. The SUK
has handsome state room accommodations, and Is
Ottedupwith everything necessary for the safety
and comfort of her passengers. Pare, Including
carriage hire, cniiaren, situ; servants, f 175.
The feUK win make an extra trip on Monday, leav
ing Arch Street whaif at 10 o'clock, and return on
Wednesday. f. u. liUDDKLL,
6 27 Bt Office, 48 N. DELAWARE Avenue.
THE GRAND K KG ATT A AT CAPE
MAY ON THE 4ra Ot? JULY.
The new and elegant steamer SLEwill make an
excursion trip ou JluNliaV, July 3, leaving AKCI1
Street wharf at 10 A. M., and returning ou n'edues-'
dcy mornli g at T-45. Excursion tickets, good to re
turn on Wednesday tl
Each way l-ts
On the 4th of July the SLEwill accompauy the
race of the vaclit squaurou. Having neeu envazed
by the committee for that purpose. Tickets for tills
occasion, -60, can be had at the Continental Hotel,
Girurd House, Washington Housh and St. Cloud,
ana ac tne omce, jo. 4t n. ullivvahh avenue.
A limited number will only be sold.
G. H. HUDDEr.L.
6 27 Bt CALVIN TAUGART.
T701KTII OF JULY EXCURSION OVER THE
J.1 PENNSYLVANIA CENTRAL RAILROAD.
Excurflon Tl-keta will bo suld from Puiladelphla
to all stations on the Pennsylvania Central Railroad
ai d Branches, Juiy 1, 2, 8, and 4, good for the return
trip from .July l to 8, lbi l, inclusive. (i 23
GRAUD RACES AT L02TG BR AH C E.
July 4th, 5th, Cth, 7th, aud 8th.
Excnrslon Tickets will be sold from Philadelphia
on the above dtiys, good to return on or before
the loth Inst. (4 for the round trip.
Trains leave Walnut Street Wharf, via Camden
ard Burlington County and New Jersey Southern
Railroad, at 7 A. M., 8 80 and 4 P. M. for Long
Branch. Return Trains leave Long Branch for
Philadelphia at 7 0S and 8 88 a. M., and 6-3 P. M.
Tickets can be procured at the ottlce, No. 633
Chesnut street, or at the wuarf before departure of
trains. J. W. GORE,
2 8trp General Ticket Ageut.
"VTOTfCB TO SHIPPERS. TnE 8TEAMSHIP
1 PIONEER, running between this port ant
Wilmington, N. C. will be withdrawn for repairs on
the completion of her preseut voyage. Due uottc t
will fee given when she is ready to resume her plac s
on the lino.
WM. L JAMES, General Agent.
6 27 St Philadelphia and Southern Mall b. ti. Co.
THE ISLAND HOUSE,
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.
THIS LARGE, NEW, AND ELEGANT HOTEL
Is now open for the reception of guests.
Carriages will be In attendance on the arrival of
every train to convey persons to the house, free of
EVAN ROBERTS, .
6 1 lm AT jANTIC CITY, N. J.
UNITED STATES HOTEL.
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.,
Will open for the reception of guests, on 8ATUR.
DAY, June 24. Music under the direction of Pro
fessor M. F. Alcdo.
Persons desiring to engage rooms will address
SKLFRIDGE & DAVIS,
6 16 lm ATLANTIC CITY.
Will open June 24. Parties wishing to engag
Rooms will apply at the otilce of the Surf House
Co., No. 402 LOCUST Street, Philadelphia, or to
6 16 lm ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.
CAPE MAY, NEW JERSEY.
OPENS JUNE 84, 18T1.
Terms: 14-60 per day. 23-oo per week.
6 20 lm Of Continental Hotel, Proprietor.
EW INLET HOUSE. THE UNDERSIGNED
beg leave to inform visitors to
that they have taken the above-named Hotel, and
will oppn for the reception of Boarders on SATUR
DAY, the 24th Inst.
THIS 1)AK AIL UXSTii.lt STANDS
are now in operation.
JUCKIJJUIJM & AlCUUATli.
A. O. McQkath. 6 16 eod lm
THE VINCENT HOUSE, PACIFIC AVENUE,
between New York and Tennessee avenues.
Atlantic City, N. J., one square from the depot, has
been rentted and refurnished, ana is jnuw j t en.
nnd in the occupancy of the undersigned, Us former
proprietor, who invites an nis oia inenas ana tne
public generally to call and see him.
OlOilU J. JU. UAltUW
O N G R
E S 8
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.,
will open JUNK 17, for the reception of guests.
U-UUltUfi W. MliMVl.lt,
6 16 eod2m Proprietor.
nUMMANY HOUSE. ATLANTIC CITY. N. ?h
JL ELI AS CLEAVER, the well-known caterer,
has retitted his houRe. ana is now reaa? for the re
ception of guests. The bar has been removed to the
adjoining house, and a first-class barber shop added.
Meats supplied at any nour, e 10 eoaim
THE SCHAUFLER HOTEL, ATLANTIC CITY
N. J. The bcBt location on the island, with an
A No. 1 table, and the best attention paid to Its
guests. Eighty fine sleeping chambers, with beds,
6161m ALOIS SCHAUFLER, Proprietor.
rpHE COLONNADE, ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.
Beautifully situated between tie Railroad Depot and
the Beach, In full view of the 0;ean.
6161m J. HENRY HAYES, Proprietor.
ATLANTIC CITY , EVARD HOUSE, PRIVATE
hoarding House. Large Airy Rooms. Croquet
Plenty of shade. Terms, $12 per
o. u. kuahhh, i-ropriecor,
(Formerly of the Sea View).
C 27 2m
CLUB HOUSE, CORNER OF ATLANTIC
KEW YORK Avenues. Atlantic City, will
open Monday. June la. wun tne oar we:i suoniied
with the choicest brands of Wines, Liquors, Cigars,
I'lC. XIAiUt 1 IUWA1U,
G. SCnAFEB. FORMERLY OF THE
Sea Mew House, has leased and retitted the
EVARD HOUSE, first house above the Ashland.
Atlumlc City, Pennsylvania avenue, above Atlantic
avenue, ana it is now open ior guests. o zj im
TJROSPECT HALL, CORNER OF PACIFIC
X and KENTUCKY Avenues. Atlantic City. N. J.
uengnuuiiy locaiea, enlarged, ana renttea ana re
furnished throughout. DR. E. U. BELKNAP.
e le iin rroprietor.
ST. CLOUD HOTEL, CORNER OF KENTUCKY
and ATLANTIC Avenues, Atlantic City, N. J.
For terms, etc. address
KOBERTSUAW & PALMER,
COMERS COTTAGE, MICHIGAN, NEAR PA-
kJ CIFIC AVENUE. This house hus been thor
oughly refurnished and improved, and la now open
ior me reception oi xuesis.
C 16 lm O. THORNE.
"I IOIIT HOUSE
COTTAGE, ATLANTIC CITY.
JU N. J.
ju.iiiu Huunua, rroDneior.
Located between U. S. Hotel aud the beach. The
nearest house to the surf; is now open for the re-
ception or guests. e 10 2m
t EARS' HOUSE ATLANTIC, ABOVE KEN-
HI TLC'KY Avenue, is now open for the reception
of visitors, 'lerms, ii pr aay, or svi per week.
LEWIS T. MEARS, Proprietor. S. B. TAYLOR,
ciuperiuieuueui. o is im
pHESTBR COUNTY HOUSE, ATLANTIC CITY,
i. J., open mo jear rouuu.
T?UREKA COTTAGE, ATLANTIC CITY. N. J..
ATLANTIC and VIRGINIA Avenues, wUl be
open j une x ior tne reception oi visitors.
6 161m R. S. WATSON.
TT ADDON HOUSE, FOOT OF NORTH CAUO-
JLJ LIN A Avenue, facing the beach. Atiantlo City
Id. J . is now open, jvaiiiua'i io inu ouaciu
6 16 lm Dr. J. J. COMFORT, Proprietor.
CONSTITUTION HOUSE, ATLANTIC CITY', N.
J., is now open ior in recepiion oi guesn.
JACOB R. SAt KETT.
6 16 lm Proprietor.
CONSTITUTION HOUSE, ATLANTIC CITY, N
o., u now upcu icr m recepiion ouguesis.
JACOB R. SACKKTT.
6 16 lm Proprietor.
U C K Y II
O U S E
Opened June 1 for the reeeDtlon of truests.
6 lo lm MRS. M. tUlGLEY', Proprietress.
njllE ALU AM BRA, ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.,
win open for the reception of guests on SA-
TUKijay, June 24. No bar. R. B. LKkUS,
o jo im rropriotor.
T E N N I H' COTT
XS ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.,
is cow open for the reception of guexts.
6 16 2m JOSEl'll II. BORTON.
1 jRiVAT E HOARDING ATLANTIC CITY, N.
X PENNSYLVANIA, Dear Atlantic avenue. A
lew choice double and single rooms.
Apply at No.
1314 Aiiun Mreei.
rpREMONT HOUSE, CORNER PACIFIC
6 16 lm H. BLOOD. Proprietor.
OANK HOUSE, ATLANTIC CITY, IS NOW
O cpiu for the season.
6 2lm LBWIS REPP, Proprietor.
"I )ENN MANSION, NEAR CONGRESS HALL,
j Atlantic city, jn. j., is now open ior guests.
6161m ELIZA CANBY.Jroprletress.
rpHE "CHAI.FONTE," ATLANTIC CITY, IS NOW
J open, itaiiroad to the oeacn.
6 16 Hu KI.IsHA ROBERTS, Proprietor.
"pLAlH COTTAGE, ATLANTIC CITY, N.
L. I i
a now open ior tne recepiion or guesut.
No I nr.
6 16 tod lm T. C. GARUklX'.
THE CLARENDON, ATLANTIC CITY', N. J.,
is now open for the reception of guests.
6101m U. C. BUODIS. '
13 a. v,
Corner of Atlantic and
South Carolina avenues.
Atlantic City, N. J.
ASHLAND UOFtE, CORNER OF PENNSYL
VANIA end ATLANTIC Avenues. Atlantic
City, N. J.-i-Thls popular establishment, which has
been greatly Improved Btid doubled in size, is nor
open for the reception of guests; desirable commu
nicating rooms for families; spieudld croquet
grounng nnjoin thehonse; guests convoyed to and
from the bathing grounds free of charge. Terms,
$14 per week ; S'i &o por day. Ho use open the entire
year. JOHN L. BRYANT,
b leeoaim Proprietor.
DOUGHTY '8 HOTEL, CORNER OF ATLANTIC
and KENTUCKY Avenues. ATL tNTIC CITY
a new and elegant hotel, Is now
open J. R.
C HERMAN IlOUtF, CORNER OF ATLANTIC
k3 anciNEW YORK Avenues. ATIVAN l IU CIUY.
N.J. ROBJLKT UAl'FF. JOSU.P1I B. COLR, Pro-
lie tors. 6 29 lm
ATLANTIC CITY. SEASIDE HOUSE 13 NOW
open. Fine stabling for horses. EVANS fc
6 29 lm
OTIIKR SUMMER RESORTS.
AT THE CRYSTAL SPRINGS,
ALLENTOWN, FA. y
M. R. D. KRAMER.
Proprietor of the Allen Honse, has opened the above
oeaumui anu commnmous Bummer itesurt for the
sen son. Board at reasonable raies.
Eight trains to and from New York, and six to
and fn m Philadelphia dully. Boats to hire, car-
rlages, saddle horses, etc.
6 29 lmrp
SUMMER RESORTS ON LINE OF THE PHILA
DELPHIA AND READING RAILROAD AND
BRANCHES JUNK 1, 1S71:
maisbidin mulsh, sit. caruon, Mrs. Caroline
Wutder, Pottsvllle P. O., Schuylkill sounty.
Tl SUAKUilA JtlUTKlj Airs. M. L. Miller. TUB-
carora P. O., SRhuvlktll county.
MANSION HOUSE W. F. Smith. Mahanov Cltv
P. O., Schuylkill county.
MT. CARM EL HOUSE Nathan Herd. ML Carmel
P. O., Northumberland county.
HiTE house i Mayer, Reading e, o., Berks
cnti;ai, 2vu.riuji uulsi u. v. uavis. Read
ing P. O., Berks county.
MT. PLEASANT SEMINARY L. M. KOOU8.
Boyertown P. O., Berks county.
LlTiz si'RiNUS ti. r . Greider, Lltiz P. O., Lan
U iGEian home Dr. A- smith. Wcrnersville
P. O., Berks connty.
COLD SPRINGS HOTEL (Lebanon conntvl-Wtl-
lluru Lerch, Sr., Box No. 170 Harrbburg P. O.,
x.i ukata ssi-mxNus jonn i reucricK. isnnrat
P. O., Lancaster county.
PERKIOMEN BRI LOE HOTEL Davis Longacre.
ColK'geville P. O , Montgomery couuty.
PROfPECT TERRACE-ur. James Palmer. Col-
legevllle P. O., Montgomery county.
SPRING MILL union rs-Jaoob li. Brelsli. Con-
shohorken P. ., Montgomery coupty.
houty liobSK ii. iiaiierea. snamokin r. o..
Northumberland county. C 9 2aw 2m
BEESLEY'8' POINT HOUSE,
BEESLEY'S POINT, N. J.
This popular Sea-side Resort ail'ords to those sett
ing health and pleasure the greatest privileges for
gunning, fishing, boating, and still-water bathing to
ue iouuu on tne jersey coast.
Also, a yacht is provided to carry cuesis to tne
surf, free of charge, for sea bathing.
SAAiiiitij i'EAUuuiv, rroprieior.
Address Becsley's Point Post Otllco. Cape May
county, N. J. 6 261m
O T E L,
CniTTENANOO WHITE SULPHUR
SPRINGS, MADISON COUNTY, NEW YORK,
Is open for guests. Accommodations lor 400. Gas,
bells, and carpets In every room.
Scenery, drives, and table are not surpassed In the
country. Rates to suit tho times.
6 20 2m D. P. PETERS, Proprietor.
CAPE MAY, opens July 1. Commands unob
structed view of tho Ocean. Superior accommoda
tion for visitors. Terms, f 16 to lis ftr week. No
bar. Satisfactory reduction to partu s and families
becuring rooms for the season. Address
0R 2U1 A. UARRKTSON.
CAPE MAY THE UNITED STATES HOTEL
at this celebrated risort is now. open, having
been newly furnished and otherwise greatly im
proved. Terms, $2 60 per day, or 115 per week-
Good Stabling. For looms, etc.. address
6 29 ew t. u CL.lt FURL x CO.
E N D 8' COTT
CATE MAx CITY. N. J..
isnowoden for the reception of guests.
moaation ior iw.
A. P. COOK, Proprietress,
nouse 80 feet from the snrf. 6 10 tf
IPHRATA MT. SPRINGS, LANCASTER CO.,
1v PA This delightful Summer li.-sort WILL
BE Ol'EN for the liet eptlon of Guests oa 15i,h June,
lbll. For particulars, address
J. W. FREDERICK, Prop'r,
n. H. REINHARD, hupt. 6 1 lm
COLUJiEIA DOUSii, AT CAPE MAY'. OPENS
JUNE 22. Terms, 22 per week, or2l if for
six weeks or over.
6 30 lm
CENTRE HOUSE, CAPE MAY CITY, 13 NOW
open for the reception of guests.
6 20im T. E. M EC KAY, Proprietor
NO STORE ON
S2I CHERRY Si.
UNITED STATES ENGINEER OFFICE,
Fivkttk Street, nkak C'hari.ks. I
Tbiko Stoky Union Bank Building, f
J une ao, 1871. J
PROPOSALS are Invited for additional dredging
in the cliainels below Fort Carroll, leading to this
city, as follows:
In the channel known as the Brewerton Channel
loo.ooo cubic yards.
In the channel known as the CralghlU Channel,
60,eoo cubic yards.
Bids to be separate for each channel. Bids for
half the above amounts, or for quantities not less
than 10,buo yards, will be considered. The work
need not be entirely completed In 1S71, but may run
over Into b72.
The tide rises about one foot and one half. Length
or haul of material averages about two miles.
Proposals will stale kind of machinery to be used ;
average quantity of cubic yards to be removed
aaily; price per cubic yard, includlug excavation,
removal, and deposit. Material to be measured In
Pr ioals to be sealed and In duplicate, endorse!
on outside, accon panted by a copy of this advents :
n f ut, !'l be received uutll noou of tho 81st day of
Ju'y, isil, and will be opened in Cve minutes t'lfc-;-aiur,
m prer.rm;e of such bidders as may wall to
;e right to reject SDy bid is reserved.
Fiiims of jr Hal aud any r trcd Information
to be Lad ou supilcatiou at tins ortk-e.
WILLIAM P. CRAIOIULI,
6 30 6t AUjOr Eameers, I', S A,