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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8, I83l.
Tho election returns from all tlio voting
precincts lu the stato of Now York will
ho officially canvassed by tho county
election hoards next Tuesday. Thcso
election boards aro composed of various
county officers, whoso duty It Is to re
colvo and foot up tho precinct rctnrns
and forward tho result to tho secretary of
state'at Albauy. When thcso returns are
all in tho stato election board will foot
them up and announce tho result. That
result will bo known noxt Wednesday
morning, however, to uewsp ipor readers.
Tho duties of both local nnd stato can
vassing boards aro merely clorlcal. They
hnvo not tho power tn chango a figure
They rocoive 1 10 re ur s tha ar sent
tin in and add thorn up. Tl o Oiul.oftho
prtomct counts arc alrcaly tn the hands
of thoir legal custodians,
No amount of nolle, or assertion, ar
blather can add to or subtract from tho
figures that havo been mode, and until It
is known positively what thoso figures aro
the country will bo in doubt us to who
has been elected chlof magistrate
We nro saving our laugh, but wo oro
golug to havu it.
How would It do to rofer this wholo
rnattor to II uiry Wattorson's "Star-Eyed
Goddess of Reform?"
Dan Mannino should ontor his blow
gun bravo to kill any mm who has tho
temerity to intlmato that ho thinks lllalno
has been olectcd.
A Yraii.Ar.Ti woman was so sure that
Mrs. Lockwood would bo clectod presi
dent (hat sho spent till her span money
buying brie-i-brao for B v.'s cabinet.
If tho electoral vote if Now York Is
clcn to Cluvelaud and Hui.drlcks It will
be d mated by Arthur P. Qoruiau, of
Maryland, and not by tin pooplo who cast
a mjority of tho Vitus.
V ir nut uutm iz D n Manning to
i est th o o of 1 10 n itluii f r prosident?
Ho upp .ltd to havo lakon ontlro chargo
oi mo tiuslncss, and would doubtless bo
willing to relievo tho 12,000,000 votors of
trouble In tho futuro.
Dan Manning might tako it into his
lead to slay (100,000 republican voters of
Nuw York if things don't go ns ho wants
them to. Tho (100,000 republican voters of
New York don't appriclato tho awful
danger tl.cy aro In, wj foar.
The South Carolina bourbons aro a
queer tot. Thcro Is only a littlo ovor
20,000 republican majority in tho seventh
congrosslonal district, and yet thcso
gentlo bourbons niauago to rofraln from
sending ono of their own number to
represent It in congress. It Is passing
strange, and must excito a groat amount
of unfavorable comment by tho firesides
of tho first families of Mississippi.
Is it not a littlo surprising that all tho
corrections mado by tho official returns
iniroaso tbo figures in tho dcmocratlo
column? Is it not a trltlo suggestive also
that tho Increase always comas from a
democratic county ? Is It not moro suggost
lvo still when taken In connection with
tho fact that Arthur 1. Oormun, tho great
political manipulator of Maryland, is at
tho bead of tho democratic machinery lu
Those blustering blowhards, Manning,
Gorman, and Barnum, should bo tukon
aside by thoir friends and informed that
they are making monumental asses of
tbemsohes. In this connection wo bog
leavo to onco more remark that if thoir
candidate bas boeu elected he will bo
inaugurated, and that If lie has not beon
elected bo might as woll rcsuuio business
ut his pardon mill without furthor waste
None of tho New York nowtpapers
ngrco as to what tho voto of tho state is.
Messrs. Gorman, Barnum, Manniug, nnd
Cleveland aro thu only gentlemen who
know what tho returns ought to bo, nnd
thoy aro trying to fool tho pvoplo into
the belief that nnies3 tho roturns foot up
as thoy wish n vast and tremendous
fraud has been unmmltted. To uso a
popular slaug phrasu, will these bourbon
bladder-heads plcaso "como on"." They
weary tho patience of tho nation.
IK the concentration of Interest upon
Now York tho remarkable political revo
lution In California has beon almost lost
sight of. Stoneman cnrrlod the stato two
years ago for governor by noarly 23,000,
but thoso figures aro now reversed and
turned Into a republican majority that
promisos to excocd 10,000. Add to this
that the legislature is safely republican,
insuring tho return of a republican in
placo of Senator 1'arloy, and that, accord
ing to tho latest returns, all of the six
members of congress nro republicans, nnd
it will bo readily conceded that Califor
nia has nobly sustained bor right to head
tho republican column.
Chairman Dawson, of tho Alabama
democratic statu committee, telegraphs
his congratulations to Grovcr Clovelnnd
"in thu causo of rufurm and honest ad
ministration of the government." What
monumental olfrontory it Is for tha rep
resentative of a democratic, statu organi
sation that has rubbed Mr. Craig of his
election to coiigruss in a district that on
an houcBt voto is 15,000 republican to
cuugialulato anybody lu tho namo of
"reform" and "houosty," Was there ovor
such another exhibition of matchless gall?
Tho red shlrtcd "nigger" butchors of
Copiah county, New Iborla, and Dauvlllo
hold up their hands, smoking with tho
hot blood of thoir murdored victims, ond
hoarsely tako up the cry of "Jtoforra and
Honesty," Tho unspeakably brutal cut
throats who massacre their follow-mon
that tho morals of tho peoplo ruay bo
elevated and tbe government reformed,
reach their dripping hands across tho
bloody chasm and meet thoso of Drover
Clovolnnd, anil boutbonlsm of ttio nottti
sinncks Its wolfish Jaws and proclaims
tint tho cauto of reform and honesty has
The Latest Urtnnerntle Aililrtsi.
In olden times, as wo road In Uoly Wrt,
It was qnltocommon for groat men to rend
their clothes In times of extraordinary ex-
cltomcut or sorrow, and sometimes to mx
clndorswltb thoir hair. Wo supposed this
custom had long been dead, until Messrs.
Ilarnum and Gorman Issued their moit
Inflammatory addross lsstovonlng. This
rematkabto appeal wis Issued at a tlmo
when there wore still several voting dis
tricts in Now York to hear from, and
when the Associated Press figures, the
best and hlghost nuthorlty, until tho
official tally is heard from, showed a plu
rality against thoir candldatoof raoro than
thrco hundred votes. Tho Associated l'ress
Is largely owned by and mnnagod under
thodlroct supervision of tho seven largest
papers In Now York city, throo of which
tho Tribune, Mail and Erprm, and Journal
of Commerce supported Blalno, throo
tho HeraU, Times, and JPorW favored
Clovoland, and ono Th Sun favored
Ilutlor, It Is not probablo that It oboyod
the wlshos or commands of n minority,
and defied a majority of Its stockholders
by falsifying tho returns, In any way. Its
office Is to got the fuel) as tho final count
must show thorn to bo, and nothing else.
On tho contrary, both tho dcmocratlo
and republican committees must
know that every posslblo ndvantago has
boon counted in their favor by thoir par
tisans, who havo sent them tboir returns.
How worso than Idle how vicious, In
cendiary, and dangerous it Is, thon, to
Incito the pooplo to rails a clamor, or
breed riot perhaps, about something that
their clamor and ovcttomont cannot
chango. Tho ballots havo boon cast and
aro now In tho hands of tbo legal authori
ties. They express tho will of tho
1,203,000 voters of a groat stato. No re
publican wlihos to chango or falsify thoir
deeroo. Now York is not a Bouthorn stato,
and tho votes as cast must bo counted, and
tho grand total, when officially ascer
tained, must finally decldo who Is chosen.
No amount of cannon firing, no chcorlng
crowds, or riotous mobs in far-off cities,
and no Incendiary addrossos by oxcltod
chairmen of national commlttoos can
chango that Inoxorablo decree. What
ever tho result Is It will bo ascertained by
calm, thinking men, and when ascer
tained tho candidate who has a plurality,
oven If It bo by no moro than a single
voto, will bo Inaugurated prosldont of
tbo United States, whothor that candi
date bo Jamos Q. Blalno or Qrover Clove
land. Messrs. Barnum and Qorman had best
not tnako hoodlums of themselves any
further. If they will keep their clothes
on, especially thoso ncarost the skin, tho
great American pcoplo will ascertain tho
rosult and Inaugurate the, winning can
didate, and havo no nonsonso about it,
oitber. Tho only porsons at all lUvbly to
got hurt aro thoso who attempt to' breed
A National Dauber,
Tho election just passed mast strongly
attract tho attention of the thoughtful to
ono foaturo of American politics that Is
steadily growing moro omtuont of futuro
evil. Anything that threatons or attacks
frco speech, tbo untrammclcd right to
voto as opinion nnd consclonce shall die
tato, and tho lawful counting and re
cording of that voto precisely as cast, Is
plainly subversive of that form of govern
ment bv tho peoplo which has mado tho
United States tbo modol for lovors of
liberty throughout tho world.
Tho foaturo to which wo rofor Is that
mainstay of domocrsoy tho solid south.
Under presout conditions tho demo
cratic party In making a presidential
campaign bas only to concentrato its
efforts upon tho single purposo of win
ning forty-eight electoral votes. Tbo re
publican party on tho other hand must
labor to win C01 doctoral votes to eloct a
To win its 201 votes tha ropubllcan
party must go beforo the poople, stato Its
purposes and policies to them, nnd expect
to win only in case the presentation of
Its caso has boen such that a majority of
tho voters have boon won to its stdo by
tho forco of argument, without tho aid of
duress or compulsion. Democracy has
but 13 votes to win by similar means nnd
under similar conditions.
This Is becanso democracy has under
lock aud koy tho safo and suro 153 elec
toral votes of tho solid south,
If thoso 153 votes wero tho fruit of tho
froo opinion of tho votors of tbo snutlu rn
states, oxprossod in nn eleetlon where all
mon wero at liberty to vote in accordance
with thoir convictions, and certain to
have their voto truthfully and honostly
counted, noons could reasonably object
to thoir being countod for the democratic
But tho amazing, tho disgraceful, and
alarming truth is that these votos are
given in advanco to tho democratic party
as tho result of political crime and fraud
perpetrated upon tho most gigantic scaio.
Thcso states aro counted for tha demo
crats, because, in express defianco of tho
provisions of tho constitution and of the
fed end statutes, moro than n million men
within their borders aro disfranchised,
and by every uccasary means of violence,
fraud, and even murder, deprived of thoso
attributes of citizenship for the mainten
ance of which tho honor of tbo north was
Were eloct! ons frco in the eontli Louis
iana, Mississippi, Alabama, aud South
Carolina would bo as surely ropubllcan as
Iowa, Kansas, or Pennsylvania. To this
assertion, which no intelligent man who
cares for tbo truth will think of denying,
It may ho added that woro freo discussion
of political Issues aud a freo vote allowed
within their borders tbo majority of tho
southern states would undoubtedly cast
Cun any nun who cares for his country
nboTo and beyond his party contemplato
with IndlUoronco tho spectacle presented
in Mississippi aud Alabama of dcmocratlo
congressmen sent hero without tho slight
est regard to tho enormous majorities
against thorn In thoir districts. Gov,
I,owry, nf Mississippi, not long ago, In a
speeeh, Bald openly that Kthell llarksdalo
would ba sent back to congress from a
district that had 8,000 majority against
him. And his caso Is not singular. Half
tbo mon sont to congress from tho south
have not tho sbadow of a right to sit iu
tho halls of the national legislature. They
aro simply telocted, given certificates
without the slightest regard to tho actual
voto cast In their dlstriets, and sent hero
to loglslato for a nation that Is professodly
founded upon tho I'reo will of tho people.
The supine. Indifferent north will some
day ho rudely awakened from Its absorb
ing pursuit of money.gottlng and ho
forced to faco this monstrous evil, as It
had to faco tho other monstor slavery,
"Wlion cougrcBs Is controlled by men who
havo bosn selected but not elected, and a
president Is put In tho white house for
whom but 43 olectorat votes havo been
honestly cast, what ui-comis or our
boasted government based on frco suf
frage? And lu that caso what havo tho
Pioplo really to do with tho selection of
thoir lawmakers aud rulers?
ItnrliiRS of lloiirliou Mnilnitii.
Daniel Manning, chairman of tho
dcmoiratlo stato commlttoo of Now York,
tho bosom friend of (Irovor Clovoland,
shrieks through his uowspspor, tho Albauy
Iron J, as follows t
No fraudulent commission will put James O.
Blaine In tho whlto houso or keep Qrover
Clovelaud out of It. Thu men who attempt It
will be killed, and th legal conicqtioncos ot
killing thorn HI bo taken cars of afterward.
What Dan Manning really meant was
that ho had mado up his mind that Cleve
land was olectcd nnd that the stato election
board must certify that tbo democrats
bad carried Now York for their candi
date, whothor tho footings gavo him a
majority of tho votes cast or not, and
that a failure to ruako such cortlficitc
would result In tbo lnurdor of tho mon
who coutd havo mado It and did not. Ho
should bavo mado ills meaning cloar iu
language llko this:
I, Dan Manning, do hereby proclaim that
Grovcr Cleveland bas been elected prosident of
the United States. 1 do not know how many
votes ho has received tu Now York stato or how
many ballots wcrq cast for James 0. Iltalne.but
nevertheless I proclaim tnat Qrover Cleveland
bas been duly elected by tlio aid artho thirty-
six electoral votes of New York, wnlch mutt bo
given him, whether he Is entitled to them or
not. Tbo stato election board that certifies
that a majority ol tho votes cast wero cast for
Blalno and Iozan will da to at Its peril, It
makes no difference how tlio count stands,
Cleveland bas been elected, and if any
thieving, rascally Hato camassort foot
up tho returns ulncrcntly, either I
or my hired ruffians will kill them.
Wo will shoot (hem down In cold bipod
fhould thoy attempt to do nhatthey are sworn
under tbo law to do If tho count should be
against us. Mr. Canvassers, I servo notlco on
you that you will po butchered In your tracks
If you play any sbcuamgaii with those ro
turns, and If you find that a majority of tho
voles of ibo stato were cast for Blaine, that will
betaken as conclusive evidence of an attempt
to steal the presidency and repeat tho awful
crime of '76, and the massacre will begin.
Gentlemen, do I mako my meaning clear.
You know what you have to do, and now sea
that you do It.
Tho blathering of this brazen-voiced
ruffian, Manning, will not put Grovor
Clovoland In tho whlto house unlcssho has
boen clocted. Neither will tho maniacal
ravings of tho leather-lunged mobs of
raw-mouthod thugs who put in thoir
tlmo parading up and down tho streets of
two or throo big cities announcing that
nnlou Clovoland Is declared prosident
forthwith tbo killing and burnlug will
Tho United States is considerably
larger than Dan Manning or Grover
Clovcland or any aggregation of mad
dened bourbon blood tubs that tho slums
of tho great cities can produce. It Is
lucky for tho Mannings nnd tbo Clevo-
lands and tho Gormans and the Barnnms
and too thousands of other cheap fools
who aro preaching revolution that tho
peoplo aro patient, but they will do woll
to bear In mind that tbo momont tbey
attempt to exeouto any of tho torriblo
threats thoy bavo beon breathing for tho
past two or throe days this samo peoplo
will get right up and mash thorn into
If Mr. Blalno is shown to havo re
ceived a plurality of tho votos of Now
York ho will tako his placo as president
of tho United States on. tho dth day of
Are We Really Yet to he Pltlettt
To the Editor.
I am an Engllthmannowprcparlngto return
to my nntho laud, seeing that tho English
partisans, or democrats, aro coming lntopouer.
Tbero will bo first-class times thero for the
next four oars, auy ay, and my business calls
mo where I can mako tho most money,
I want to say 1 was never so treacherous to
tho United States as for ono moment to desire
frco trade, and have constantly shown you
Americans what It meant; but It has become
popular, and it Is not for mo to Interfere. How
oer, not to bo too tedious, I will concludo by
saying I havo been a consistent republican,
ecn to the loss of my employment, and shall
nlunjs sjuipathlzo with tno party of human
rights, but I must say good-by to tho party that
defeats Itself; good-by to tho country that
makes a ruler of a pnblta executioner; good-by
to a pcoplo that Mill sooner foster foreign na
tions than Its own, It Is a grand country Im
measurable aro Its resources but Us pcoplo
havo played tho traitor, and becotao llko the
bird that befouls its own nest. I return to tbo
protection of the Union Jack, where loyal
hearts are to bo found. Bkiiisuer.
WASHINGTON, D. C, NOV. 7.
Tho abovo communication was rocolvod
at this office last ovomng, and accompany
ing it was a private note giving the
writer's name and number. Iu tho noto
bo wrltos: "This is my last will and
testament, I urn ns sorry as If I was a
Yankco, becauso Washington will soon
bocomo a den of unclean beasts."
It is truo that tho party that defeats It
self desorves defeat, and if tho republican
party is defeated In this contest It will
have Itself to blamo. It has systematic
ally truckled to a small, but vociferous,
body of malcontents and cbronio kickers
until kicking has become popularized. It
has given kickers reserved scats In tho
party counsels, and honored thorn bovond
reason ut the oxpensoof bottor and abler
men who havo never swerved in thoir
loyalty. It has put a premium on party
treason, and rewarded traitors In tbo hopo
of winning them back, aud.lt kopt this
sort of thing up so long that traitors nnd
kickers increased until thero wero not re
served stats and honors enough to go
around. Then thore tvas nothing clso for
them to do but to cross over Into tbo camp
of tho enemy. This thoy proceeded to do.
If tho republican party Is dofcatod It
will bo in n groat measure by reason of
tho votes of republican vitriol throwers,
mado venomous becauso an overwhelming
mujorlty of thoir party colleagues would
no longor kneel to them and glvo tbo
party and the country over Into thoir
royal keeping. If thoso professional
traitors havo assassinated tho grand old
republican party that gavo to tho nation
Its llfo and tho 4,000,000 bondsmen their
freedom, it is a righteous punishment for
the folly that party committed In taking
to its bosom and insisting on keeping
thora tho perfidious crow whose friend
ship and protended good will is rank
But tho republican party has not
boeu defeated, aud in tho near
futuro the political poisoners will bo
trying to kick thomsolvos back Into tbo
organization they havo attemptod to
destroy, Whon that tlmo comes thoy
will find all the reservedseats occupied
and all tho laurels bestowed upon those
who rightfully deservo them.
We still havo faith that a count of tbo
ballots despoiltod by tho sovereign votors
of tbn groat Empire stato will dlscloso a
majority for tho republican candidate,
and that tho republican party will tri
umph In splto of tho efforts of nihilists who
havo Bought to tour down tho grandest
political structure ovor reared lu tho his
tory of tho world.
The biory of the Situation.
Mr. Blalno Is elected,
Mr. Clovoland is dofcatod,
Mr. Cleveland Is elected.
In which caso,
Mr. Blalno Is defeated.
In cither caso,
Let us have peacn.
The Moody Shirt an Olijcct at De
rision, Tho union voterans of tho district feel
affronted and insulted becauso the local
democrats hung out n "bloody shirt"
yesterday as a symbol fit for dcmocratlo
derision, Tho union veterans should ro
floct that It Is but natural for tbo demo
crats to gtvo vont to their real feelings In
this hour of their imaginary triumph.
During tho war, when tho union voterans
shed their blood In defonso of thoir coun
try, 'tlio sympathy of tho domocracy was
with tbe other sidn. It was to them a mat
ter of joy to know that tha blood of union
soldiers was staining tho floldsoftbosouth.
Tho union soldlor was a "Lincoln dog,"
and tho horolsm, patriotism, privation,
wounds, and death which that poor old
bloody shirt typifies was to tho averago
domocrat something to hato and deride.
Of lato years tho politic purposo of win
ning tho soldiers' voto has led tho democ
racy to do soma strauga masquerading in
the unwonted'gulse of tho union soldlors'
friond, but now that domocracy fanclos It
bas gained coutrol of tho country It must
bo excused for throwing off restraint and
showing a littlo of Its truo spirit. Tho
blood-stained shirt that lay bonoath tho
bluo uniform ovor many a crushed and
torn breast from which llfo had fled that
this nation might llvo docs not represent
anything which tho local democracy takos
delight In. A gray uniform is tbo symbol
that would host sorvo to touch their
A Kentucky braggart and bazoo
blower named SIoss, who was lately at
torney goncral of tho statoof corn whisky,
fast horses, nnd pretty womon, has at ono
bonnd straddlod tho tcmploof famo In tho
following plcturcsquo stylo:
Paducah, Nov. 6. Tho steal ot lSTflwas
onough. Sound the sloganl Lctusnotsubmlt
again. I will bring 1,000 armed men to resist
to tho death, Cleveland must bo Inaugurated.
TnoMAS K. Moss.
It Is understood that this horrlblo man
picks his toeth with n bayonot and chows
dynamite boforo breakfast. By tho wy,ls
It not time for Henry Wattorson to sound
his bugle call. His hundred tLoassnd
one-armed Tlldon savors ought to bo vet
erans by this time.
With tbo figures beforo them, prepared
with all tho care that Is posilblo, without
prejudice for or against either side, and
with a desire simply and solely to get at tho
facts as they are, and nothing olso.dt Is uso-
less for pooptoto got oxcltod by tolegrams
from anybody, or by tbo claims or ad
drossos Issued by tho committees. Every
partisan is bound to claim success for bis
candldato as long as be has any bopo loft,
and n littlo lougor ,ifho can, and ha Is
not to bo blamed for this. It is his groat
American privilege, and nobody need
care to dlsputo it, as bs claim will not
change tho Inoxorablo docreo of tho
figures whon thoy are all in.
Tun wholo front page of Thursday's
New York Graphic Is covorod with a car
toon which is labollod "Tho, Groat Demo
cratic Broom." Upon tbo band that is
wielding this broom rests a" sloovo, tho
cuff of which Is decorated with two
golden stars. Nothing more approprlato
could havo beon conceived to Illustrate
tbo truo significance of a dcmocratlo vic
tory nn arm encased in tbe sloovo of a
confedorato major general cleaning out
tno republican party, a party tbo demo
crats lu gray wero unablo to clean out In
tho field. Tho Oraphio should havo In
troduced thcso two golden stars Into tho
campaign two or throo weeks earlier.
Mr, Blaine calls upon the national and
stato committees to seo to it that ho has a
fair count In New York. Mr. Blaine should
havo asked permission of Dan Manniug
boforo making such a treasonable domand.
Mr. Manning might conclude to bavo his
blood, and that would be very bad, in
deed. Mr. Manning should bavo beon
consulted. Wo trust Mr. Blalno will not
nogloct to tako Mr, Clovoland's friond
into his conQdcnco beforo making any
mora rash moves.
Republicans aro law-abiding people,
averse to riot and blustering throats of
unlawful acts. Still it may not bs amiss
to suggost that about twenty years back
thoy gavo ainplo evldenco of tbotr ability
to hold their own in a "scrimmage." If
thoso doughty warriors, Barnum, Manning,
and Gorman, reflect a little, it may occur
to tbem that a good many republicans
have smelt powdor, and might provo a
tough crowd to tackle.
Last performances of "Storm Beaton," which
has drawn good houses throughout tbo week,
si 111 bo tbo matinee and evening performances
Tho Milan Grand Ofiora company, which
will Inaugurate tbo season of Italian opera on
Monday next with Verdi's grand spectacular
opera "Alda," will bo n lovelatlon to all true
lovers of art on the lyric stage. Blgnora Dam
crlnl, Mho assumes tho title role, Is one of tho
best dramatlo prima donno on tbo boards, and
has a volco full of youthful power, rich tn cul
ture, and overllowlng with sympathetic sweet
nets. Wllmant, the barytone, bas a delightful
volco and an sdratrnblo style of nttlug,
Glanuil, the new tenor, poksosscs. a remarkable
voice, of great power and purity, and has
oehlescd decided success In every rolo ha has
Tho opera for Tuesday ovcnlng Is "ll'Trova
tore," and of a rectnt presentation ot It ut tho
Star theater, New York, a leading metropoli
tan critic m) s ; "Tbo new tenor won last night
a triumph known to tbo theater as an ovation.
His Manrlcols altogether tbo mottmaguetto
we havo had since Wachtel. Ho tang tbo
muslo with nn ardor that was thoroughly
Italian In ltt warmth and energy, and Is with
out doubt the most acceptable robuit teuor
now ou tho lyric stage. The Count do Luna of
big. Wllmant was In most excellent stylo and
reached Its zenith In 'II Daleru, w bloh was
phrased to perfection, Iho chorus and or
chettra did excellent work."
Tho repertoire of tho Milan company also In
cludes for tho week "ltlgoletto," "Norma,"
"II Uuarany," with "Alda" repeated at the
Saturday mattneo. Box sheets now open at
tho National fur every nlgbt of the teasou.
Atruvaira oiumi orau lioi'st.
Tho change made by Miss Abbott In her
repertoire for tho week of English opera at
Albaugh's will doubtless attract very decided
attention among those svha remember her
earliest prominence on the lyrlo ttage. This
chango Ins elves tho withdrawal of "Martha"
as tho opera for Friday evening aud the sub
stitution of "La Travlata." This will bo Miss
Abbott's tint appearanoe In Verdi's great
wnrlr. nnd will nrove hltihlv lntoreatlnif to
utuv who svlll recall her past disinclination
to assume tho rolo of Vlolctta. Miss Abbott's
stngo lovo scenes havo always beon remark
able for their delightful realism, and with as
broad a field as Is aOordcd lu "l,a Travlata"
for a display of her wonderful power of
simulating tho grand pnIon It may
bo reasonably exported that ho will
surpass ever) thing In tho past, oven
Including her achievements In the opera
of "1'nul and Virginia," wherein was born tbo
far-famed Abbott kiss. In addition to this, It
may bo stated that Miss Abbott has n half
scoro of new dresses, designed by Worth,
which the will rcscrvo exclusively for this
new role, which sho studied with Marcbrsl,
Tbo evening has been selected for Miss Ab
bott's benefit performance. On Tuesday even
Ing the new opera, "King for a Day," will bo
rendered, with tbe added advantage of new
costumes, Just Imported, which will bo worn
for Ibo first time that evening. This Is the
only opera arntqiie to be given by tho Abbott
company during the season.
The talcs for "Semiranildo," the opera for
the ppenlK night, havo bien very large, and,
In (set, this Is truo of the entire week. On
Monday cscnlug tho opening address, in tho
form of a prologue, written by John Y, Hood,
of th) Uslllmoro Day, will bo read by K, 11,
liny, est., In behalf of Mr. Albaugh, and other
Interesting ceremonies will occur Kt con thu
acts of the opera.
At Fora's tho great comedy success,
"Queona," will bo presented at tho matlnoo
and evening performance to-day.
On Monday evening tbo attraction at Tord's
will bo tho latest Loudon success, "A Hoop ot
Gold." This drama has proven equally suc
cessful In this country, and deservedly to, as It
Includes a (urge and well-selected cast, many
of whom have made decided hits In tho char
actor Impersonations required by tho plot,
which Is essentially English, and presents
many of tho tvpes of London low life found In
tho pages of Iilckcns. The mounting of the
play Is a leading feature, and It is 111 be pre
sented hero with tho original scenery and
strlklugly-novcl staga effects. Some of the sets'
of well-known London streets the famous
Thames embankment and other points are
reproduced with marvelous fidelity. To sum
up, "Hoop ot Gold" Is just thattl)loof melo
drama that commends Itself to the average
American theater goer, and It Is rafe to predict
that It will proro a dravs lng card throughout
the week. Box sheets for the advance salo of
secured teats now opeu.
MME. 'arco jamsh's ENinrE.
Monday, Nor. 17, Washington society will bo
given an opportunity of witnessing tho first
appearance In this city of the eminent foreign
actress and noblowoman, Mme. 'Arco Jnntth,
from the Imperial theater, Vienna. This Is
tho distinguished lady's first tour of America,
though she recites all her plays In English.
At present the Is fulfilling a successful en
gagement In Philadelphia, where tho Is con
siderably llonlrcd by society. Mme. Jantsh
stands In the foremost rank of her profession,
and Is rapidly acquiring In this country tlfo
tamo degrco of distinction the posses-es In ber
on aland. Her aparauro litre on Ihoaboto
data Is definitely arranged, and will occur at
Albaugh's new op;ra house, Mr. Henry 0.
Ucrgcr Is now In thu city completing prelimi
naries. JfKW I'UIIMUATIOKS.
'DoncAS. the iuuQinr.n of fatjst-
'Arlut. the Llbrst!.
' i'ords, Howard &
Robert Bcull, Wash-
llulbert, New urk,
Tho first sonsatlon of tbo reader when
his oyo rests upon tbo caption of this
littlo book Is ono of oxtromo pioasuro In
tho thought that a now flowor Ib about to
bo added to tho special field of literature
so richly cultivated by tho author of
"Bon Hnr," "In His Namo," &o. This
feeling, however, fados somewhat Into
disappointment, beforo tho completion of
the story, that tho author has not mado
tho bost nso of tho rich store of materials
at his disposal. Tho two strong senti
ments of religion and lovo upon which
tho plot binges are uot handled to tho
best advantage, although tbo tono of tho
work is cbasto and moral and tho style
Tbo scono is laid In Homo in tho year
A. V). 310, Tho principal actors aro Varus,
a Roman vice prefect; his son, Marcollus,
a Roman ceuturlon; Epaphras, n Jowlsh
Christian and Presbyter in tho early
church; Dorcas, daughter of Faustina, a
Christian of Cimbriun blood; Eusoblus, tbo
bishop, and Constantino, the famous em
peror. Dorcas becomes tho secretary of
Varus, and, as n result, tbo object of his
son's affections. A description of Roman
life and dissipation during the docadenco
of tho empire, and soma characteristics of
tho Sevon-hlltod City, its temples, groves,
Idol worship, &c, follows, In which tho
reador finds hlmsolf both ontortalnod and
instructed. Ono can tcarcolv roallzo tho
odium In whloh Jowlsh Christians woro
hold by tbo Romans. Thoy woro reputed
as practicing tho most barbaric and
licentious rites, and as being pro
moters of soditlon, crime, and re
bellion. Even tho historian Tacitus
sa s "tho Christians are full of hatred for
tbe human race" Tho Roman satirists
mado them the victims of tbo fiercest in
vcctlvo and ridicule, and thoy wore looked
upon as fit subjects for thoso persecutions
which Canon Parrar so graphically de
scribes in bis "Early Days of Christianity."
Tho steadfastness with which they on
durod persecution aud death has beon tho
marvel of tbe agos. Soaring this In view,
we can understand tho feeling of repug
nance and alarm with which Marcollus
loarns that tho fair Dorcas belongs to tho
accursed sect. Wbllo ho Is planning to
forco upon her tbo acceptance of his own
belief, sho escapes, nnd wo are noxt intro
duced to that peculhir homo of tho perse
cuted Christians, tho Catacombs, that vast
underground system of labyrinths, tho
homo of tho living and roceptaclo of tboir
dead. Pining nt her absence, our bero
searches until ho bas discovered and peue
trated tho retreat of his fond refugee, aud
has in secrecy witnessed thoso rollglousob
eervancos among which Is Included
the "Anastasls," or restoration to
llfo of a beheaded Christian. A
revelation of himself, a series of disserta
tions upon tho Christian religion and its
superiority to Paganism, aud bis conver
sion after a number of subsequent inter
views follow. As a matter of course, he
publicly renounces the heathen worship;
is beheaded, and his body taken chargo of
by co-bollovers aud convoyod to their re
treat. A convenient Anastasls eusues; tho
head resumes its accustomed placo upon
his shoulders, Dorcas steps forward as a
bride and all goes "merry as a wedding
bell," Tho story concludos with ah
account of Constantino's victory over
Maxentlus, and tbo announcement that'
In consequonco of tho encouragement
glvon by the enrly church to him (Con
stantino) "thaumaturgy, which had for
three hundred years beon the glory nnd
dofonso of Christianity, had Indeed de
parted irom tno ouurcn ami irom tno
world." Such books as this, dotplto thoir
flaws and weak points, liiovltably secure
quite a largo clientage, and "Dorcas" will
bo no oxcoptlon. It Is in tho m.iln credit
nblo; presents faithfully tho salient points
of Christianity and will stimulate his
torical research in afield too of ton scantily
TnE SITAT0V OF JOHN WALLACE. By
J Cuabksov, New York : hlto, Htokct i
Allen. Washington : W. II. Morrison.
A strango and mythical talo, plots with
in plots, an odd mixture of mystery and
slmplo matter-of-fact, n suggestion of
Ilawthorno. a rlddlo that is not solved, n
puzzlo to which there la no koy, a shadow
whose eubstnnco never becomes visiblo
all this is "Tho Shadow of John Wullocu."
The keynote and mull of o.icli chapter Is
an extract from Biownlng's "Tbo Ring
and the Book," which indeed appears to
havo served to tho author as n stimulus
to wrlto tbo tale, 'It reads like a first
oxperlmont in psychological novel-making,
and, in splto of Irregularities in
force, Is an unusual and striking novel.
HALF A CENTURY OFENOLISH HISTOHY,
rictorlnlly Presented In a herles of Cartoons
from the Collection of sir. Punch. (1, 1'.
l'utnam's Sons, New York. Brcntano Bros.,
Americans hava fully awskouod to the
power of tho cartoon maker In shaping
publlo opinion. Indeed, It ha) been said
that this mode of warfare broko poor
Horaco Grooley's heart, and that it has
proved the domolitlon of many a public
man's character (alwavs sunnosliiL' that
ho has one), In tho book just Issued wo
seo that our English cousins bavo boen
"up to snuff" for soma time, Ouo hun
dred and fifty plates from tlio poncll of
Doyle, Leech, Tennlol, and others, por
traying tho political careers of Pool, Pal
mcraton, Russell, Cobdou, Bright, Derby,
Boaconsfield, Salisbury, and Gladstone,
form n collection which will bo studied
with keen Interest on this stdo of tho At
lantic, and will mako for tbo book a ready
I'OEMS OF FREDElticK LOCKElt. New
Vork: While, htokesi Allen. Washington:
Their dainty dress of thick paper, gilt
edges, and mlguoiictto colored binding,,
with quaint symbolic devlcos, Is nono too
dainty for tbo airy, dolicato trrs ( tocielt
of Prodcrlck Lockor. Condensed to such
a degrco that ono cannot find ono super
fluous word, yot clear as crystal; natural
nnd direct, yot smoolhly-Howliig and ab
solutely unerring In rhythm and rhyme;
dolicato as n faint and evanescent per
fume, yet fnrclbldnnd vigorous, each ono
of those perfect littlo poems Is llko n doll
cately cut cameo. Perhaps Mr. Locker Isa
llttln mere limited In his rungo than Aus
tin Dohson and lacks sonio of tho lattcr's
originality, but there Is no ouo olso who
can bo compared to him within his own
limits for firm delicacy of touch, for gay
humor, for sparkling variety of senti
ment, ntid for an occasional touch of
tender pathos that is never trsglo. Ho
sails Inanarrowstrcam thatof "society"
and though thero Is an occasional hint
of a strong undercurrent In theso light
versos, thoy aro mostly but tho sparkling
ripples that dnnco upon tho surface.
Every poem bogs to bs quoted, but a fow
suggestions must suffice. If you want
dolicato wit read, among a dozen others,
tho "L'ncs to My Grandmother:"
Was the tereiity-atid-ntno
When she died?
By thu canvas may bo teen
lfow the looked at seyenteen
As a bride.
Beneath a summer trco,
Hor maiden reserlo
Has a charm :
Iter ringlets are lu fanto ;
What nn arm I what a waist
For an arm I
With hsr bridal wreath, bouquet,
Laco farthingale, aud gny
Were Jtoinncy's limning true,
What a lucky dog wero ou,
For simple, gracoful, natural sentiment'
what could bo moreattractlvo than "Ger
Blips of a kldskln deftly sewn.
A scent as thoui-h her eartlcn blown.
1 ho tender huo that chillies her dove,
All these, and this Is Ucrty's glove.
A glove but lately doflt, for look
It keeps this happy shape It took
Warm from her touch I What gavo tbe glow ?
Aud Where's the mold that shaped It so?
It clasp' d the hand, to puro, bo sleek,
Where uorty rests a penslso cheek,
Tho hand that when tlio light wind stirs,
ltcprovis thoso laughing locks of hcr't.
You fingers four, yon littlo thumb I
Wero I but you, In days to come,
I'd clasp and kiss I'd koep ber go I
And tell her that 1 told you to.
For dollcatcly.lndlcated pathos nothing
but Austin Dobson's "Child Musician"
can compare with "The Widow's Mlto."
A widow sho had only one,
A puny and deoroplt Mini
But, day and nlgbt,
Though fretful olt, and weak and small,
Alolug child ho "usher all
Uho widow's mlto.
Tho widow's might; ay, so sustained,
Sho battled onward, nor complained
AIIV (IKUU, nuu lUtfVl.
And while she tolled for daily faro
A little crutch upon tbo etalr
Was muslo to her.
I saw her then; and now I seo
That, though resigned nnd cheerful, sho
Had sorrowed much;
Sho has, He gaye it tenderly.
Much faltli, nnd, carefully laid by,
A little crutchl
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rison, oi mis city, a now puDiication mu
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Home; A Trip Through Europe." Tho
postage stamp, national flag, arms, out
lino map, with chief towns, sports, cus
toms, and costumos of each nation aro
coutainod In this littlo book, making it
of great value to our littlo onos.
From D. Apploton & Co., Now YorkJ
through Hopkins Bros., this city, wo
havo rocolvod tho "Book of Cats and
Dogs and Othor Frionds," natural history
sories, by James Johonnot.
The Caterer and Jfousdold Magazine for
November, E. C. Whltton, Philadelphia,
contains "Tho Art of Living," "Seated
Around tho Mahogany Troo," "Gastro
nomic Pickings," "In tho Tropics," "Tho
Canvass usee duck, "i oou in season,"
ri Sidereal Messenger, wm. W, Fayno,
Northfield, Minn., discusses "Ponding
Problems of Astronomy," Prof. 0. A,
Young; "Amount of Atmosphorla Absorp
tion." Prof. 8. P. Langley: "Naval Ob
servatory at Washington," Prof. Ralph
Art unit Literary Notes.
Messrs. D. Lothrop &, Co., of Boston,
promise to make tho coming year mem-,
orable in tho history of tho "Pansy" and
"Babyland," their juvenile monthlies,
Thero.wiU bo large, type stories, rhymes,
colored pictures of recent dosigns, aud
choice serials In each number.
Messrs. J. B. Lipplncot & Co., havo In
press "Episodes of ray Second LI fo' by
Antonio Galletigs, (L. Marlottl). Wo un
derstand that in this volume tbo distin
guished author furnlshos a very enter
talniug account of a long and eventful
llfo. Soma half contury ago bo camo to
this country, and through tbo lnlluouco
of Edward Everett was fortunate enough
to moot such literary celebrities as Long
fellow, Holmes, Emerson, aud othors.
Many Interesting reminiscences of thoso
pleasant days aro glvon in tho first part
of his work, while the latter portion ro
tates his patriotic, diplomatic, literary,
and journallitlo experiences in England
nnd on (ho continent.
Macmlllan & Co. Intond to issuo to
ward tbo ond of Novcmbor a doublo
Christmas number of tho English Illus
trated Magazine. It will contain no less
than soveuty-two illustrations, olght of
them full-pago plates worked separately
on plato papor. Tbo frontispiece will bo
after a study of a child's head by Mr.
Burno Jonos, and among tho! oohtouts
will bo "Gainsborough," by Mr. J. Comyus
Cnrr, with Illustrations; "Tho Squiro nt
Vauxhall," by Mr. Austin Dobson. with
Illustrations by Hugh Thomson; "Christ
mas In tho Kybor Pass," by Mr. Archi
bald Forbes: "Clovelly," by Frederick
Pollock, with Illustrations; "Our Mission
to Abyssinia," by F. Vllllers; "St. Guldo."
a poem by Mr. Richard JeU'urlcs: an arti
cle on "Calvados," lllustratud by Mr. W.
J. Hennessey; "Xnwvrtli Castlo," by
Canon Croighton, with Illustrations by
Mr. Georgo Howard, and a short story by
Mr. Henry Jamos. London Atlirwrum.
Tho chlof placo among tbo holiday
books announced by J, B. Llpplucott
Co. Is glvon to 'Tho huvou Ages of Man,"
from Hhnkspoaro'j "As You Llko It."
Every effort has boon put forth to mako
this work nn arliotlo success. Tho illus
trations, which aio by Church, Harper,
Hovcnden, Gaul, Frost, Sinedlcy, and
Shlrlasv, hava been engraved by Jueng
Hug, French, and others prominent in
Tbo recent announcements of J. B.
Llpplucott ft Co, Inform us that thoy
have ready an ologaut edition of fetorno'i)
"Heutliuontal Journey," with Illustra
tion! by MauricoLoloIr, reproduced fnui
tho original French edition. Wo learn
that no pains havo beon spared iu tbo
preparation of this Amorlcau reprint,
and shall look for it to taku rank among
tbo foremost books of the season.
Tho same firm scorn to bo making an
carnost endeavor to bring historical,
scientific, and othor Important Informa
tion within reach of the younger class of
readers. Wo notlco two additions to thoir
Young Folks' Sorlcs: "Our Young Folks'
Josophus," unlforu with "Plutarch," Is
sued a year ago, and "Our Young Folks'
Ideas." on thin samo conoral pluu with
"Why aud Whorofoics," also bought out
ODDS AND IWDS.
WITH TUB qVPSIES,
What mad, wild days In outumn woods
When burstcd chestnuts drop their pearls I
What hours beneath the crescent moon,
I watted with Iho gypsy girls.
What sights I had of twinkling feet,
And half bared bosoms, by turprlttl
How Italy's sunny blushes blent
With swart Bohemia's flashing eyes.
And 1'rcolosa, with her wealth
Of tplcndod lips and ebon curls,
Oh, was sho not tho queen and flower
Of all tho hoyden gypsy girls.
-T. B. M&ricK
I VRIllf, VERY TI BED.
I'm tired to-day,
At the oft-lold talo
"New York's In doubt."
NEW YORK llXs aONR OOB WAY.
1 am waiting, only walling,
For.lhe nows to come to-day
That the count's complete nt last
And New York iiM g0uo our way.
The Idea of a government tobacco mo
nopoly Is being revived lu Germany.
London Is now tlio second largest mar
kot for hortoaosh lu the world. Jtlscontld
orcd a standard artlole of diet thore.
OsTiuutt eggs aro worth $10 each la
California. When an ostrich bolonjs to apoor
man It has to coulcut Itself with a cobblo
ttono for a nest egg.
Piiinoe Roland BoNArAmn has glvon,
tho Empress llugonlo a copy of his new book.
Tho poor empress seems to bavo isoru trouble
than utual this )ear.
A new Chinese thoatcr, accommodating
1,3)0 people, lias been built Iu Los Atigclet,
and v,lntor visitors aro oxpected to develop a
craiq fur tho drama,
Tiik 1'j.lnco of Wales Is Bald to be the
best lawn tcnnlt player In England. At ho
costs the nation over 81,003,000 a year ho ought
to be good for something.
A Wi.st AntiCA nowtpapsr protests
against tho umbrella trco. Very likely tho
chief objection tu tho umbrella la this shapo Is
that It can never bo borrowed.
TiiBdcbool teachtrs of St, Johnsbury,
Vt bavo boen notified by the school cpmmlt.
too that altciidaneo upon tkntlng rinks will be
considered equivalent U a resignation.
Mn. Sahtley, tbo omluont English
bary tono, has taken of lato years anceccntrlo
tort of horror of tho profession of vocalists.
He must hava heard an alleged "phenomenal
tenor" trying to hang onto tho "high C."
IN Alabama is a ch lea trco ten feet lu
circumference. Its ton was torn nway bv a
storm, but six feet up tho trunk tiro more trees
have taken root and grown as high as the old
tree Is. Half way up tho trunk of tbo original
trco a peach trco stands, and Is now filled v, 1th
Tun report of tho stato geologist of In
diana, just Issued, tbows that there are !06 coal
mines In nineteen different counties of that
state, otnploj Ing 5,100 men, receiving Sl,50O,0O0
wages, producing D,200,000 tons of coal, and re
quiring a capital of nearly 5:,OQ0,0M for tboir
Col. Cash, tho notorious South Caro
lina man, It tald to have at hit fingers' end all
sorts of odd points on dueling. One of his
queer assertions Is that lnovory regular duel
fought In the United States tho man with tn
fewer syllables In his namo always killed bis
Seed loaf tobacco sales lu Now York
bavo decreased during tho past ten mouths
ovor tho corresponding period of 1683 38.ZU
cases, tho total being but C5.&IS cases. Tbo
transaction! tn Havana tobacco havo Increased
during tho same period by 2,92 bales, tho total
When you wrlto "rush" on a telogram,
tho clerk sees at onco that it Is important, lie
rushes It to an operator, tho operator rushes It
over tho wires, tho rocolving operator at its
destination rushes It onto paper, puts it In an
envelope with a rush, and bands it to a mes
senger boy. Thero tho rushing stops.
Mns. Ciubtree. tho mother of Lotta,
it hardly at tall as her piquant littlo daughter.
Sho wears on the street a rich satin dross, made
in tho latest fashion, a very costly wrap cov
ered with black laco and bead work, a black
lace bonnet, and her littlo bands are generally
encased In neatly-fitting black kid gloves.
It Is proposed In Italy to throw a brtdgo
ovor tha straits of Messina that separate Sicily
from Italy, Between Cap del Fozzo and Gon
zlrrl, where the channel Is two and a half
miles in width, and tho depth of water SCI
feet, Is tho place selected. Two great piers
will support a viaduct of steel raised to a
height of 3iS feet abovo tbo water.
Dr. Schweninger, of Munich, hag
discovered a new mode of reducing tho bulk
of tho human frame. It Is never to eat and
drink at the name time, but to let two hours
Intervene. It has.lt Is tald, cured Trluca
Bismarck of a tendency to obesity In this way.
Fat pcoplo have now their choice between
four systems. 1. The original Banting, which
consists of eating nothing containing starch,
sugar, or fat. 2. Tbo German Banting, which
allows fat, but forbids sugar or starch. 3. A
Munich system, which consist of being clothed
In wool aud sleeping In flannel blankets in
stead of sheets, i. Not eating and drinking
at tho samo tlmo.
A naturalist says that the foot of tho
working bee form a combined basket, brush,
and pincers. The brush, the hairs of which
are arranged In systematical rowt, aro only to
be seen with tho microscope. With this brush
of fair delicacy tho boo brushes Its velvet robe
to romovo tho pollen dutt with which It be
comes loaded while sueklng up the nectar.
Another article, hollowed llko a spoon, re
ceives all the gleanings which the Insect car
ries to tho hive. Finally, by opening them,
one upon another, by means of a hinge, these
two pieces becomo a pair of pincers, which
render Important service iu tho construction
of tbo combs,
A favorite amusement of Dom Pod
II., of Brazil, Is to leavo his gorgeous turnout
In a tide street, and, accompanied by a gray
haired chamberlain andnttaluurl lira guards
man, walk the dlstanco of a square or moro to
a manufactory or other establishment aud
surprlsa tho proprietor and employes by his
sudden and unannounced appearance among
them. Of course he is gls on the liberty of tho
establishment aud ho takes his tlmo lu ex
amining the machinery and modus operandi.
With a klud word of oncouragement and com
mendatlou he goes away, perhaps to pay a
similar visit to another establishment. These
visits he makes .Impartially to tho mechanlca'
and mercantile establishments controlled by
foreigners at well at natives,
A holiday was to havo boon glvon
lately to the students of Bewanoo college, Ton.
ncsseo. Thu afternoon beforo thu day one of
tho Bclentlflo professors noticed alarming
changes In his barometer. Tbo sensitive in
rtrumeiit clouded up, showed great depression.
and was in a terrible stato altogether. Tho
professor foresaw cyclones, and rescinded the
order giving tho boys a holiday the next day,
postponing their proposed excursion, Thl
next morning tbo tun rose ou a cloudless day,
balmy and mild. The boys, appreciating tbe
situation, put on their rubber coats, boots, and
attended recitations with umbrellas raised.
They rushed through tho soft auntblue as If
pursued by bowling winds, and tbook them,
solves on ontcilng tho lecture rooms as II
emerging from drenching rains. Tho faculty
let tho boys off. nnd tho sclentlSo professor
overhauled his barometer.
One day Inst week Mrs. W, K. Loa
discovered a bear swimming In the Columbia
river, near Vancouver, Wash., and determined
on Its capture. Tho men wero all away, but
thu summoned a posse, including tho chil
dren, a boat, and a dog, aud, armed with a
butcher knife, attempted to prevent alandlog,
whllo one of tho children went alter a neigh
bor who had a gun, Tho bear landed and
thowed fight. Mrs, Lee was treed oaco on a
big rock, but gavo chase again as tho bear
tried to make off. The bear turned on ber
again, and, lq retreating, the tripped on A
slick and went down, when the bear made a
ferocious attack, Sho s'ruok with tho knife
aud flashed It so sescrcly on tbo noso that It
went bowling away long enough for hor to re
gain ber feet, aud tbe dog attacked to vigor
ously the mado good her escape. About this
tlmo the man with the gun settled the contest,
and for several days bear steaks woro plenty
In the neighborhood.