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"NO WATER, NO WATER"1
The ravages of fires in various parts of
the City,in the face of the most strenuous
exertions of so complete an organization
as the "Fnum CouMP.r s" of New Orleans,
leads to an inquiry into the causes of so
mnyny failures to arrest the progress of
the flames before considerable damage
is done, and to ascertain, whether the
ravages result from the inefficiency of'
the means to extinguish these fires, or in
tihe lack of the use of raple remedies.
The result of frequent personal observa
tion cannot fail to afford conchlu:ive
evidence, that the supply of water is
t'otally inadequate, in time. In the ce:;ter
of the City, wells are sunk e:t convenient
dist:nces, and in this leality there is
little difficulty in extinguishing the fire
if discoveredl before it has gained much
headway. In every other part of New
Orleans, it is a huniliating spectacle, to
see six or seven ; ,, ; hlv ring to tht.
slot, firemen rushing out of irc.thi to t3 the
Bcene, and when all are there, ready to
pouri floods of water, the cry-"no water"
-"no water" fails like a le:aden pall on
every "listening ear." Away go the fire
men in various directions, to secure, water,
some ruash with hook a.d ladder, and
axe, and in the meantime the fl:lmes i!
mnoc'-ery lick their forky, fiery tongues
anmd ri.t in destnruction. The watt~r comus
slowly, and as soon as it comes the fire is
sure to go out very shortly. Now, this is r
matter that deserves the attention of every
resident in New Orleans and especially
of Merchants, property owners, and In
stuance offices. With the Mississippi
river encircling us, with an inexhaustible
supply of water just beneath the surface
of the earth, it argues a lamentable and
outrageous negligence to leave the v:st
property of this growing metropolis to
the tender mercies of a few scattered
water plugs.We can scarcely conceive how
the fire companies have been enabled to
•'ndnu'o the chagrin and pain of finding
themselves so repeatedly foiled and de
fied, without a solemn protest. We
earnestly recommend this matter to the
"City Fathers," and resipectfully refer
them for evidence of the correctness
of what wo say, tb the first fire that oc
cu's, nearly anywhere in the City.
"I TAKE IT MUCH UNKINDLY."
The 1brpubican, of yesterday, in an ut
terance between a lunent and a protest,
says, "it is worth something to be the of
ficial printer of the corporation, in that
we have to bear the burdun of every prin
ting office in the city." A little ingenu
ousness might have acknowledged, that it
was "worth something" in another ma:te
rial respect. But the lament is, that even
du; Go"rnor considers it necessary to re
fer to the subject as one that ought to be
remedied at our expense." Well aocord
ing to your estimate of what it is "worth,"
the adoption by the Legislature of the
Governor's rcommendation, womld relk te
you of the burden of every printing office
in the city.
"The official printer" must be content
to pay the penalty of being be-grudged and
teazed occasionally "by every discontent
ed printing office in town," and evtn by
th,' Golvrnor. The unfodrtunate Rptdliceao
must bear it all, until more fortua;tte
increase the number of such poor suflmr
ci s In the meantime, 'perhamps the Gov
cnaor will divide his anathemas," and let
us adnd his patromage too.
S~ser. ora LAsT we e hae had the pleas
ure of receiving into our sauctum, Hon.
W'. G. Johnson, Chaa. IRoxborough, and
Mr. . W. Joheon.
STRAkaIrr UNIVERsvrr.--Public services
in the Chapel every Sabbath morning
and evening at 11 o'clock A. x, and 7
P. a. In these services no distinction of
race or condition is made. J. Sells
MLartin of Washington will speak next
It is rumored that Jordan Holt, Esq.,
a ho was one of the gentlemen upon the
Democratic ticket for the House of Re
presentatives in November last, is seek
ipg admission into that body because of
the death of Joseph L'Oflicial the elected
member, before the official promulgation
of. the result of the election. E.r.
Within the past week we have received
five different issues of The Ijisianian, a
new paper published semi-weekly in the
city of New Orleans, Win. G. Brown,
Editor. We place it upon our exchange
list with pleasure, and hope it will prove
beneficial' in the dissemination of Repub
lican principles, its avowed aim.
sarRemember the sevices to-day at
Straight University. Hon. J. Sella Martin
in the morning. Seats free. Open to al,
and room for all
THE DIPORTANCE OF FEMALE
'Although it is true that chastity is a
law of universal ob:igation, it is not true
that man's guilt i.i violatirg it is as great
as that of women, because the degree of
guilt depenis on the degree of tempta
tion, which in the case of men is very
strong, both from temperament and cir
cu-anstances, and in the case of women
very weak. " Men's passions are fierce and
active ; women's feeble and dormant.
Moreover, the way in which the work of
life has been divided nx:ikes men's ex
posure to temptation constant; women's
very rare. The race has, therefore, in
forming its moral judgmnent on the qual
ity of oflin.;es. against sexual pruity, al
:was t:'ratcd the m:ul':; guilt as less
heinous than the woman's, and although
this rule does occasionally work astoiund
ing injustic'', and has called into exis
tence the great blot on Christian civil
ization, the cold-blooded m:lie seducer, it
does in the v:tst majority of cases work
what, we bllieve, is in the courts of hea
ven, as well as those of earth, recognized
as substantial jrstice. The distinction
has, however, a utilitarian :.s well as a
purely ethical basis, and one no less im
portant certainly. Like most other of
the usages kept up by society for the re
gulation of the relations of the sexes, it
has for its object the maintenance of the
integrity and purity of the fimily. The
maternity of a child is a physical fact,
very difficult of conceahnent, hardly ever
successfully conceal'ed, and usually prov
able by many witnesses. The pate'nity
of a child is, on the other hand, simply
an inference which derives all its strength
from the importance attached to chastity
by the female sex. It rests simply and
solel.' on the character of the mother. It
is incapable of proof by any other testi
mnony than hers. All that is known about
it is locked upi in her breast, and
to we:aken her scruples therefore,
is to throw doubts on the origin of all
her childcan: or, in other words,
to strike at the very- roo of the family
organization. If we had tiuings so arrang
ed, therefor#, that a woman thought no
more of violating her marn age vows than
a man, we should have probaMly in a very
large part of the world either to give up
the fitmily altogether, or shut women up,
as they once were shut up. The inference
with regard to the paternity of children,
therefore has to be jealously guarded,
not ondy because it is in the nature of
things weak, but because it furnishes what
is, in the present state o: human nature,
the main or sole inducement to husbands
to toil and accumulate for their wives and
oiffspring. For, let it never be forgotten,
the husband must, except in an infinites
imally sm:all number of cases, be every
where the breadl-winnmer. Children must
always look to their father for most of
the arms with which they face the world.
Now, there may come a time when, after
having heard the requisite number of
tracts, aman will toilcheerfully for the
maintenance and education of such dhil
dren as his wifeo may see fit to introduce
into the househodkl, without earing whe
ther they are his own or not. But we are
still far away from any such consumma
tion. As matters stand, brutal man will
neither dig nor delve for the support of
any children which he does not possess
a moral certainty hIe has begotten. He
acquires this certainty through his eon
flidence i his wife's purity, and society
helps to justify it by visiting her lapse
'a virtu with the deepeslt of eartthly
damnation.. To be sure, the arrange
ment does not work pedectfly but then
the world is full of imperfections, brethren.
We know you would have made a fr
better world if you had had a chance,
and it does seem a pity that so many
things, and especially the relations of the
sexes, and the manner of perpetuating
the species, should have beeun settled
without waiting for your appearance or
SATURDAY, Javazr 14,1871.
.The Senate was called to order at noon,
Lieut. Gov. Duann presiding.
Twenty-seven menlbers present.
Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Young.
Mr. Wilcox presented a memorial from
certain citizens of the parishes of East
and West Feliciann and East Baton
Rouge, petitioning for the creation of a
new parish, on account of the too great
distance from certain portions of these
parishes to the court-house.
By unanimous consent, Mr. Wilcox
presented abill to create the new parish
referred to, to be called the Parish of
Feliciana. Referred to the Committee
on Parishes and Parish Boundaries.
By unanimous consent, Mr. Barber in
troduced a bill to amend section 21of the
act to extend the limits of the parish of
Orleans, passed last session.
A motion to suspend the rules to pass
the bill to a second reaping, with a view
to reference, wl lost. The bill lies over.
The Committee on Apportionment re
ported the abscence of official information
from the Unitgd States marshal or Gov
ernment they were unable to make their
report at present. Further time was ask
ed and granted.
The committee on Judiciary reported
favorably on an act to fit the terms of the
District Court in the Fourteenth Judicial
The House was called to order at 12
o'clock, M., Speaker Carr in the chair.
Eighty-eight members present.
Prayer by the chaplain.
The special committee to investigate
the affairs of the Chattanooga Railroad
Company--Moses Shoemaker, Harper
To investigate how many convicts were
set free by Judge Cooley: Messrs. Wor
rell, Dewees and Barrow.
To investigate the Slaughter-House
Company : Messrs. Mathews, Barker and
To investigate the condition of the
wharves, landings, etc., in the harbor of
New Orleansi Messrs. Stanton, Johnson,
Dewees, Shumacker and Murray.
Our New Senator.
General J. 1. West was elected United States
Senator yesterday by both houses of the General
Assembly, having received in each a handsome
majority. To day the Senate will meet the
House in joint session for the purpose of coun
ting the vote and formally announcing the result.
But public interest in the contest terminates
with the already known action of the two houses
General West is thereforke our Senator elect to
succeed Mr. Harris, whose term expires in
March with the present Congees, and will hold
the position for six years.
The succeissful candidate is a native of New
Orleans, having been born in this city in 1822.
Here he grew up to manhood, when he accepted
a commission as eaptain and served in the
Mexican war under General P. F. Smith. Shortly
after peace was proclaimed,' General Smith's
command was ordered to the Pacific coast, and
Captain West went with it He subsequently
retired from thq army and engcaged in the publi
cration of the San Francisco Price Curresl, in
which occupation he continued three years.
When the war of the late rebellion eame up, he
joined a California regiment and march a dis
tance of fifteen hundred miles over the plains
with infantry and cavalry, to Western Texas,
bringing the force that relieved General Canbyw
He also served in important movements in .Ar
kansas and the Southwest before the close of
the war. He was promoted step by step, from
time to time, until he attained the rank of bri
gadier general of voluntcers.
When the Confedeates wer disarmed. and
peace proclaimed throughout the eountry,
General West retired frma the military service,
and moved to Teras, where he invested about all
his means in the porebase of a railroad. But
the businees of that wild and sparsely settled
State did not respond properl to the enterprise.
and the outlay proved to be unpretahe. In
1867. General West accepted from Generd Her
ron the place of Chief Deputy United States
Marshal for this district, which heretnained un
tila chang was made by President OCranmt.
Alter this, a short term of servise in the Oastm.
house as Auditor of Customs. ad thena be was
appointed by Governor Warmoth to be hAdmi
nistrator ofImprovements undg r our new city
I charter, which was one of the most important
of the municipal positions created by the law.
Here he has ahown to thi people who have had
an opportunity to observ, and note his eial
acts, the untiring indastry, the promptness and
eorrectnr of decision and comprehensive abi
i itA that learedl Ahim the repoutato of
being one of the best exeentive men in the State.
As chief of a eat. dptmeneat, he has few
equals, and no superiors that we know of. In
short, whatever General West has undertaken
to do, he has done it well, and we may hope that
his Senasorial,duties will form no exception to
the rule. In addition to his Am abilities as a
man, he is a stannch supporter of the union of
the States under the Constitution. and sincerely
attaehed to the principles of the Republican par
ty as a means to accomplish the great end.
Such is the man who has been honored by
the people of his native State with a meat in the
United States Senate. He will prove an able
and valuable member of that highly dignified
and respectable body of men, and guard with
jealous care the interests committed to his trust.
He is well known to our other members of Con
gress, whose cooperatton in all measures for
the benefit of this State he will be able to secure,
and by concentration and economy of forces at
command materially raise the rank of Louisiana
in the scale of influence in national affirs.
Cax.zanxox or ma Exonr Amrrvrasarr ar
OuR CoL rn CmzrT a.
Ac., Ac., Ae.
Yesterday, the promoted brethren of the color
ed persuation celebrated their promotion in the
scale of humanity, though emancipation, by a
grand procession in the forenoon, and a no less
succesful meeting in the evening at Olivet Bap
tist chueche, on the corner of Polk street and
Third avenue. Shortly after 9 o'clock, the little
chapel was filled to its utmost capacity by the
colored brethren, young and old, male and fe
male, and scattered among them were not a few
of their pale-faced brothers, but all seemed to
enjoy both the day and the special occasion.
Shortly after 9 o'clock
was formed on third avenue, with its right rest
ing on Polk street First came, mounted on
horseback, the chief marshal, Henry H. May,
and two assistant marshal, William Alexander
and An trw Jackson, all of whomdid their duty
ably. Then followed a platoon of 12 policemen,
under command of Sergt. Wn, Buckly. Next
"music was heard with its voluptuous swell,"
and the Richmond House Cornet band tramped
along with drum and fife Then marched along.
the admiration of the darkened sidewalks, val
inut soldiers in gorgeous uniforms, named after
the valiant Hannibal, the Hamuibal Zouaves,
and commanded by Capt 11. E. Moore, Next in
order came comipany A, Chicago Blues, a com
pany of gr hersliers in height :and look, and com.
m:an:ed by Capt. J. Hubbard. Another bandl
of music lollowed in the form of the Excelsior
band, after which, and in a long drawnout line,
miArL'hed the Btrothers of Union, with Capt. C.
H. Jackson in commend. After these drove a
carriage, containing the officers of the meeting
which met in the evening. uHere still another
band, Nevin's, enlivened the march; after
which followed the Society of the Unite 1 Fel
lows; the procession, a most creditable one,
dlosing with carriages.
pursued by the procession was cast on Polk
street to State; south on State street to Peck
coout; east on Peck court to Wabash avenue;
north on Wabash avenue to Monroe street; west
on Monroe to Dearborn street; north on Dear
born to Lake street; east on Lake to Michigan
avenue; north on Michigan avenue to tRush
street; nofth on Rush to Ohio street; west on
Ohio to North Wells street; south on Wei street
and Fifty avenue to Polk street, where the pro
IN THE EVIrGxo
the celebrators a*semble at Metropolitan ball,
which was filled by colored citizens and their
better halves. The platform was appropriately
decorated with flags and banners; stars and
stripes waving above the new-born freemen.
Moore's excelsior band was only present and
discoursed excellent music. There were likewise
present a number of prominent white citizens.
of the meeting were as follows: I
Preaident-H. A. Bartlett.
Vice President-A. J. Smith
Secretary--J. N. Greenwood.
Chaplain--Bev. H. DeBa\ptiste.
A band of music was present and pleasmntly
varied the prooeedinga.
The meeting was appropriatl? opened with
prayer by the chaplain, Rev. B. Delaptiate.
The secretary, J. N. Greenwood, then read
President Lincoln's emancipation proclamation
in excellent style
mB. w~iRE's ammasas,
Mr. Louis B. White, a colored clrk in the
post ofee, then made an address of which the
following is a abstract: The ocasion which
called them together was oce which was of gpst
interest to every eolored man in the land They
had taken an important pIart in the rebellion
which had lately extended broadast over the
land. Their frteedom had been given them.
The proclamatioan which had jst bren sd, and
which had declared the freedom of the negro
race, showed that freedom had not been given to
them merely to servea the anio, but becaue they
were consideed as able to beomne good citizens.
It now became their duiy to show that they were
worthy of the freedom which had bee given to
them; they should do their best to educate them
'elves up to the high position to whieh they bd
been raised, and to prove that President Lincoln
did welln in isuing the ~eosmatlon reeing them
ad making tLhem eines of the United States.
.Eady in th war, the oaiod pogpmlati haLd v.
lunteerd to serve in the armies of the United
States; but their services were declined They
were not considered as .worthy to wear the
SUnited States aitfrm. But the time came
whean the United Statm trembled for it exis
I tenaee Agim the es was mads, mad aeespted
I by the governman. And they showed them
selves worthj of the trut. In the navy, Ti
manll had bl hissl e. Other eolored sol
diems ad aulde tirs names fames at Fet Pl
low, at Petersburg, at Fort Wagner, and many
other places. Now all negroes hoeald fel
grateful for what had been done for them and he
did not believe there was any race who had the
feeling of gratitude implanted in their hearts
deeper than their race. Having received so
many blessings in the past fiw years, then, it
became them to obliterate all thoea feelings of
revenge for Ist injuries. They had gained the
great blessing for which they had been seeking.
Let, therefore, the pest and its injuries be for
gotten. Their rights had been fully sustained.
They should themselves then give complete
rights to all men. [Cheers.] There might still
be designing demagogues who wished to deprive
other men of their rights for political purposes;
but there could be no good government where a
considerable portion of the people were deprived
of their political right. He would therefore have
their rights granted to those men. [Cheers]
These might be curious words for a colored man
to utter; but they who had once said that they
had suffered wrongs grevious to be borne, could
not reasonably advocate the disfranchisement of
any one. They had been the people who had
borne all the burdens. If there was, therefore,
any wrong that they would. see revenged, they
were the ones to do it. But they had received
sufficient benefits, since the time when those in
juries were inficted, to enable them to forgive
them now. [Cheers.] And they would find ge
nerosity of this kind the best in the end for them
selves, for their brethren, and for the govern
ment in general.
The speaker objected to the policy of the
United States government, as expressed in at
tempting to secure a portion of the island of
Smn Domingo, the negro government of which
had been the only one of its kind which had
been tolerably succesfuL The object of this
government was mere aggrandisement, and its
accession would simply result in the destruction
of the free government on the remaining half of
the island. The negro population of this country
should send up an emphatic protest against the
acquisition of any portion of the island by the
United States, [Cheers.]
In conclusion, he would urge all his brethren,
in choosing men to vote for, not to choose men
because they belong to such and such a party,
but to choose them because they would make
good men to represent them, and to recollect
that united they would stand, and divided they
would fall. [Cheeo
DL C v. . DYE
was then introduced as an old and tried friend
of the negro race. The speaker said it was no
new thing for him to speak to negroes, either in
this country or the old country. He was glad
to see them celebrating the day of their emanci
pation. All great, free countries, celebrated the
anniversary of their freedom, and it would be a
hbad day for them when they should forgot to
celebrate the day when thqy Ibecame free. So it
would be an unfortunate day for the United
Sates when it should forget to cclebrate the day
of emancipation; and whenever that day shall
conic when they will forget to celebrate that
great day. the United S:ates would cldek rve to
perish, and the negroes would deserve to lose
their freedom if they she :'..! forget to celebrate
the 1st. of January every year; and he hoped to
see hereafter, not only processions and meetings,
but to see bonfires burning all over the city and
all over the land on the st. ofJanuary. [(Cheers.]
The speaker cncluded with references to
several of the prominent orators against slavery.
DL J. . SgR ITB
was then introduced to the audience. The speak
discussed the past condition of the colored race
and its present condition. Hitherto the negroes
had been deprived of aCI the rights and privi
leges of white men, social, educational, business
and political But this was changing rapidly
and completely. It was indeed astonishing how
rapidly prejudices of races were dying out in
this country. In the Iouth, for instance, a
grand change was going on. Now its people
were the most illiterate, but soon the time irould
come when it would have the finest people in the
United States. The .negroes themselves were
rapidly cultivating themselves up to a standard
suitable to their new rights. Now there were in
the schools 190,000 colored children. All should
seek education. Education was what the negroes
needed. Education was a protection. Educatios
would show him his manhood. Again, the
colored people must seek to obtain position ir
the community, position both as men of intel
lect and as men ofcapi'al He, was afraid nou
that sUtch men were as sarce among the eolored
people here as it was mid people from Chicag
were in heaven. They had therefore a great worl
to do before they could obtain that intence
which they ought to posemas am people and a
one of the national compounds that now made
up this government. [Cheers.]
The meeting then after aingln g Jobr
Brown, " adjourned; arer which msshment
were served to the audience.
Taz Mansouat Sanomasnap -B-an
.62 to 16 in Calou
Pamsu .aa d the Los of the U. &
8rmam SPa osw.
Bsmoca Lore of Lns.
Nsw Yon, Jan. I.,- By esble it is reporte
that Paris is being vigorously shelled. Th
southemastern arrb have been destroyed, a
a serious loss of life h oeesamred.
fallins in thePlace del Concords Battery,
ClamSre very dstraetive.
Sr. Los, Jan 13.- The vote ia Demoe
eaueus ymterday br United 8tates Senator abc
that Blair hesalat esty, lair 51, Goaer
Phelpsa13 Woodnm 10.
Mr Blair thankd the cauecu. e ed
himreala Dmocrat and liberal, and
himlt if elected, to mse his am ost ability
the interets of the people of MimouL
Wasmsmroxeus s. 13.-Parhber debik of
lom oftbe United MtaPs teamar Sanawr
been received. 81m wa weaked em Oema
land oa the island.
A boat which lef the bIland fo Honolul
was lost in tim mrf ad but ems of the
crew wu vdw.
There is but ltth btth the 93
lea an Oea la w4 las resemed L
OUR FASHION COLU3L.
WraTVER Chantges may take place i
the styldeand shape of ladies' hegea,
we thin it will be some time before the
willingly) return to the overpowering coi
scuttle hape" of fifteen ears ago. Th,.
introdution of the hat has developed
taste fo a more picturesque kind of coif.
Ifare, a for years to come, hats wil'
remain fashion in some form or other
and boziets will have some reemblanc,
to then Why it should be considerel
necesats , every year or so, to effect a
total re lution in the size and shape of
ºhats bonnets, we confess we can not
see, hat or bonnet, more than any
other of the dress, gives distinction
and in duality to the appearance;
therefo when we hit upon styles which
eomb real grace and beauty with adap
Station ur individual wants, we should
dear to retain them y long as pos.
make a great mistake in patch.
ing up bby little bonnets of their own
at ho it is the onething they can not
Safford do. We should approve of
hate and bonnets still mre
distin e-of dividing them into eums,
asi otheir hats, and rendering thoa
les d dentonthe freaks of fashion
No can be more becoming to the
gene y of women than the high
crown hats of beaver or velvet, richly
trimm with gqos-grain ribbon and os
trich es. Why not adopt this style,
with tions for winter wear, and re
store pretty varieties of straw, which
ada if to every variety of costume
Th ue and the Gipsy are the favor.
ito at this winter, varied by the high
Char the-Second hats'of ULht-gray felt,
and Scotch "bonnets" of velvet, with
jewe horseshoe and feather agrere:
A handsome Gilmsyhonnetisof cla
re velvet, with brim lined with
whit A cluster of nhurt ostrich tilp,
with vhite one curled over in the cen
ter, s the princilpal ornament, and'
the ing is conmpleti d by a quilling of
rich ite lace, with a t~i i:.t of plunm-eld
ored rain ribbon thnrough the eoºl
ter; ~kd of the ribbon, with ahort ends
frin out, and long ei:ts drooping at
A arles-the-Second ha!, <f very light
gre It, is simply tri:,uned with a tutrf
of v 4 dimatching in culir. and three
ti plmue--two gr.yiv, ',ne scarlet.
Thi it ca4n i made to:, wa with half
Sc-:eostunes, Ly imiply v c:mging
the rlet f atLer. al,'l iib*titutiing one
to ch the tint of tile h.e.
ue vehet t/ pre. to w:ear with a
bl astum.e, is siiply tr'ninmed with
qn of hrurul blacK nl white hlce,
a p of short enrle.li blue feathers,
,ls ig u.nl of blue qw-Jrain ribbmt"
tch bonnet," won ant a runp
ti d very much atdmired, was 'd
pi elvet, trimmelr with pink feathers,
p M-.rainr ribbon, an' I black feather
ai e. Black, with pink, is very stylish.
Is less used than ril,,ua in trim
bonnets,' the fringed ends m ulcrim
rg which are so nluch wl' 1 ha
. sitening effect surperior even to
OOWS U dLp.
zette de risite, in Havane brown gr9 -
*,garnished with black lace, rufles
material, and ruclhngs and pnffts
o ut-colered gs-fraimu. The j7pe
is ornamented with one detp rolant
nestinut color, surmounted by five -
rutles, atternately light and dlark,
falling and two standing, separated
t full puff of chestnut color, edged
iblack thread lace. The stylish coat
q banque is trimmed to corresp)l,
is arranged in front with a vest of
tant color. Hal-flowing sleeves
Smed to match. CUhlrpeu Pamela of
tnut velvet, ornamented with ostrich
of the two shades. A handsome car
'I wrap completes this recherclhe
t didingue carriage coBtli), arranged
e a demi-train robe ofl emerald-fgreen
poplin, and an elegant cloak of
Lyons velvet The cloak is cut
what in the Metternich style, with
. tabsin front, confined by a belt,
also fastens in the back.
L roudpZ nieril is attache, to the belt
the back, and extends round to the
where it meets the front tabs, thusan
leting a graceful overskirt. It is
. trimmed with Clantilly lce and
rain folds The skirt ofthe s
e'tirely without trimming, the wait
sleeves being gariished with las and
folds. Bonnet of velvet, matchioii
dress in color, trimmed with paint
and a full-blown pink rose nestinC
wg white ostrich tips. Ermine would
the most sappropate fur to be worn
ith this elegant toilet.
Costume de promenade of blak Iris
oplin; the short skirt garnished with
no deep flounce, disposed in broad triae
x laits, placed at wide m Mtorvsl
ed to the skirt with bows of thi
rial bound with satin.
The loance is bound top and bottom
with black satin, the upper edlge beiz'
in a deep 5oelp at the top of each
pt and strraight between themn Th_.
ight-ittilg Polonaise quite short in
front, but very long in the beck, is cut in
an undulsatin'fg qshape th b tto nd
trimmed with a broad bad of pophiu
edged with satin, and a heravy twaitfrin~
It s looped at the ides under bows
matching those on the kirt, sad a ....
• . i n is added a the back. The
fiing on the waist, of Sldsbr
band is muore approved than two arroW
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