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1j 1 T K 11 A T U K K.
OrB Own AnmoRa. Thrrp has trrown up re
cently in our city a deference to the writers of
New York which is gradually vcrrrirjr into nyco
jhancy. Whatever tlie New York editors say Is
accepted m truth; whatever tho New YorK
authors write is read with avidity: whatever her
publishers Ifsuc is at once considered a stand
ard. We have frequently controverted tha Idea
that the publications of any houses are better
than those of our own. Wc have often contended
that, considering tho inferior facilities of the
Juaker City, 6he often receives news ahead of
the metropolis. Let us nor mention wnat tho
writers of Philadelphia hnve recently douo or
purpose shortly to do.
William V. MoKean, Esq., editor of the Lsiyer,
lias nearly completed the third volume
of the "Annual Register." of which he has had
charge since the scheme was designed. It 13
rumored also that ho has in courso of prepara
tion a work relative to some of the details of
the late war. There is no one better tittod to
perform tho task of treating of recent cvnts
than Mr. MeKean. For years he has made bucd
details a specialty, and is most thoroughly
pouted in all tho statistics and miuuUic relative
to important battles, political or martial, and the
influence they exerted on the national history.
Thompson Wcstcott, Esq., editor of tho Sun
dntl Itifjmtrti, has recently laid before the" pu'dic
a work, published by Hibieription, entitled the
"Test Oaths of the Revolution..1' Tno history of
the production is interi-sllnc;. A few years sluce,
an old document was found among a mass of
waste paper, and which was ordered to be sol 1
by the Recorder of DepeK It proved to be the
test oath which each Pennsylvania citizen of
doubtful loyalty was compelled to Men at tho
conclusion of the war of 177. To it was ap
pended thousands of signatures. It were sold to
a publisher, who determined to issue it in book
form, and called on Mr. Westcott for a history ot
Ihe oaths as an introduction. A better selection
could not have been made, as there Is not a gen
tleman In our icity who can surpass him in a
familiarity with our municipal lore. The result
is;a delightful and Instructive work, singularly
appropriate to our own times. We will refer to
it on some future occasion.
The autlior has been for years directing his
time and talents to the preparation of a "History
of Philadclphia."IIe has already brought it down
to the opening year of the century. We earnestly
hope that he will conclude his labors, and give
onr citizens an opportunity of securing a copy
of an authentic and complete history of Phila
delphia. The annals of Watson are Interesting,
but are so disjointed as to lose half their value.
Mr. Westcott's work will bo lull, extensive, and
interesting, and will fill a void in our libraries.
Speaking on the subject of works on munici
pal history, we may refer to an interesting little
pamphlet by Casper Soiider, Jr., of the Bulletin,
on "Jarpentcrs' Hall." It is an cstraet from
his "History of Chesnut Street," and has been
published in aid of the fair for the "Soldiers' and
Bailors' Home." We have just emughof the
extracts given to make ub long for a popular edi
tion' of this valuable record of our leading
thoroughfare.
Among the members of the Press Club who
are about issuing works we may mention Emer
son Bennett,' Esq., the popular novelist. II9 is
about to publish another ofjhis thrilling Western
stories, in which daring alveutare and muscular
activity are bo admirably displayed. We do not
know which to admire most, the originality of
situation or the easy fluency of expression which
characterizes all ol Mr. Bennett's works. It is
entitled "The Phantom of the Forest," and will
Appear as a serial in the Saturday Evening Post.
1 Apropos of works forthcoming from members
of the Philadelphia press, we may mention two
promised volumes of poems, one from A. E. Lan
caster, Esq., and the other from Mr. Kane O'on.
ieii. The ability Of the authors is a age for
?he attractive nature ot the productions.
Dr. R. Shelton Mackenzie, literary critic of
the Press, has in course of preparation a volume
of "Personal Reminiscences," of the great men
he has met
In connection with reminiscences, we may men
tion appropriately that another series ot recol
lections, although different from those of Dr.
Mackenzie, will shortly appear. We refer to the
advtntures of Signor Blitz, the ventriloquWL
Having travelled all over Europe and America,
and, probably, Africa and the Sandwich Islands,
for 1 he last thirty years, it is impossible that
the Signor should not have had many comical ad
ventures. These he has constantly jotted down
in a diary, until at last he has volumes of the
most amusing anecdotes in his manuscript re
cord. Of these he is selecting the best,
and will shortly lay them before our reading
community. He has read us a nitmber of these
recollections, and we can vouch for their being
both unique and racy. His style is piquant and
pleasant.
The work from the presses of J. R. Llppincott
& Co., entitled "Poetical Tributes to the Memory
of Abraham Lincoln," which has had so exten
hive a sale, is a compilation of J. N. Plotz, Esq.,
of Philadelphia. It deserves all the patronage it
has received.
Henry B. Hirst, Esq., the author of "Endy
onion," is prepanng a third edition of that work.
The reputation which It acquired as one of the
finest poetical efforts of our native authors, has
completely exhausted the first two editions. In
the next, in addition to the revised work, will
be found the tributes of later date, including
those to President Lincoln, J. Barclay Harding,
Esq., General Birney, and others. It will proba
bly be ready by February.
Mr. C. D. tiardette has had'bis poetlcel works
issued in book form, by Bunce & Huntingdon, ot
New York, under tho title of "The Fire Fiend,
and other Poems." To deny to this author
ability would be unjust, but we are perfectly
free to question his literary power. We will
tpcak in detail of the book In a few days.
We regret to lose from our circle Rev. C. W.
Denuison, tha well-known author of a number of
biographies, including those of Sheridan'and
Grant. He sail's for Great Britain, to establish in
London a weekly journal devofed to American
interests. It Is to be called The Republican, and
will contain sixteen pages, in the form of the
New York Albion. Such a publication is much
needed, and our Keverend friend has our best
wishes for success. He will aUo correspond with
papers in Boston, New York, and our own city,
An effort is to be inaugurated to secure a spe
cial fund, at the disposal ci the Press Club, but
to be used only to give pecuniary aid to such
journalist as may be so situated as to be In ab
solute need. A similar fund extats among our
THE DAILY KVKN1N TELEGRAPH. PHILADELPHIA, TUESDAY,
merchants, manufacturers, ar.d profc? sional men ,
generally, and it is desirable that the newspaper
fraternity be similarly situated. The Bad fate of
G. W. Cutter, author ot the "Song ot Steam," who
died a few days since in the Washington Alms
house, i a powerful argument in aid of some
such step. It will be modelled after tie Press
Fund of Great Britain, over which Dick us pre-
sides, and will be devoted to dispensing "unosten
tatious charitv among the Indigent of the pro
fusion. No steps have yet been taken, but the
rCort hiis our warmest sympathy and support.
A M ITS f ' XI h. N TS.
Acadliuy op Music Wauit is not an open for
tlio Italians. It is oseiit:a1lT German jorinan In
spirit, German in conception, and German in tradi
tion. Wo have seen it horo in perfection ; Hlmuir,
Ilrrrmaun, Madnme Frcdrricl.and Madams Jobann
sen hnve Riven us our fit at Impression of this music,
ami no other ar'i- ts can efface It. Certainly not tho
artists who appeared last evening. Miss Kolloirg U
the best of tlie quartotte: but her voice lacks the
sympathetic qualities 01 Fredcrici. Mis Kollojr
Los, however, very much Improved, siuco she last
innpt here, lu stylo and dramatic power. Sua acted
with more animation tl.au usual and looked very
charming.
But suo did produce the cflVct that wo have boon ac
customed to. . Her entrarco was too dlfrulflod. Who
docs not romcmbor Frcdorioi's innocent village shv
r.css and grace? The romauza at tlie spinninir-wbeol,
though transposed for Miss Kellop, did not appear
to suit hervoico. The cabalela sao acted with in
finite (rrace, and sang brilliantly, Slfrnor Iifro, the
new ttnor ("Faust"), is a careful artist; his style is
(food j ho sings smoothly, maiuirlnx his voice artisti
cally. But his void is wanting in powor, and docs
not possess the sj uipatlictic qualities that should
especially belong to a tenure di grazia. An in
difllrcnt actor, hois, unlortunatoly, in his personal
appcaranco and in ills attitudes, ungraceful. 1'ho
best thing he sbur which was well sung, too wai
"Salve dimoia " The grand duett of the third ace
produced little effect, though Miss Kellogg san? It
whh great expression, but Signor Irfre was weak
and cold. Signor Antouuccl, the basso, baj a voice
ofvory little power, though Its quality is good. Ue
did not in one instance miss tho spirit of the
mutic. Of the new artists he was the least
successlul. He did not attempt to portray the nVnl
Goethe has drawn and Hermann gave us, making him
a common lta lan opera villain, and thoref r taking
from tho coloring of the play and the lndividuahtf
of tbo music. Signor Bellini, with his fioo sonorous
voice, Lis grand dramatic stjlo, made "Valentino"
the moet satisfactory part ot the evening. Madame
k Ichcr is a singer le troisieme ordre, so that ' Seibet''
tonic into insignificance Altogether, with our
memories of the artists who for ns created
Faust, we cannot consider tbo porlorroance
of laet night as a success. The chorus was good,
II. Bcrgteld's Fanfare having its share of applaus ,
and being encored, The orchestra here Is full, coin
plote and admirable, so that wo look to the AMoaine
with coufidonce, and the orchestration of Mey
erbeer requires that each individual should
be what he is, almost without exception, In this
orchestra a great and accomoli hod must
clan. This evonug the grand musioal 'event
for which Ed rope waled ten years will take place.
Madame Carozzi Zucclu, one of the best educated
artists, an artist endowed, too, with soul, tenderness,
and power, will appear. Mazzohni, a tenor of the
Yerdi Bchool, dramatic, and with a grand voico;
Bellini, Madamo Uosisio, and other artists, now to
us, will appear. L'Africaine is got up in tho grandest '
stylo. The music has lccHved the favorable Judg
ments of all the capita's of Earopo. Wo hold our
rank amongst musical citios, and are now to hear tor
the first time tho grand final, artistic culmination of
the lifo of tho man immortalized already by the Hu
guenots and Robert le Viable. We givo the plot, so
as to avoid the inconvemouce of reading ibe libretto
as the opera pioceeds:
Tlio first act introduces us to "Inez," the botrothod
of "Vasco di Ciama," ihu mariner. Of course tho
match is oppo ed, and "Inez" is compelled to
marry Don Pedro," alter being assured that
"Vasco" had perished at sou. contrary to expecta
tions, however, "Va.uco" turns up, and appears be
fore tno Koval Council Ot Postural, and'uronojos to
; dd v, unknown lands to ihe territory of that
mr.trdom it ships and moans are given to prosecute
ano'her voyaae. lo prove that such lauds do exist,
he produces two Indians whom he purchased in the
slave market, whoe complex on and language dirtor
irom those ot all known nations, xue uouuou reject
his proposals, and discredit all his assertion?,
"Vasco" is inuignant, tates the Council soundly tor
their ignorance and bigotry, and is consequently
thrown into prison lugmuur miu uiu uuivs,
Ibosecouu act aisvoYcrs ' vasco" IB prison, nis
slave "belika" watching. That he has rescued her
Irom harsh slavery, and beeo kind to her, is sulll
cieut to eugoudor in her heart a passionate iovo, of
which be knows nothing. The othor slave, "'e
lusko," loves her secretly, wlulo bo honors her as
bis queca iu her own laud. Jealous of "Vasco," he
endeavors to kill tnin, but is prevented by the watch
lul"Selika," In the meantime, "Doa Pedro" has
pot possession of all "Vasco's" plans and charts,
through "jNelueko," and has procured himself to bo
proclaimed governor 01 B'i me unuiscoverea ooua-
mes, ana aisu uip uuu uiuu iu cunuo uiui iu iuuk
lor the land which be noes out to govern. Urged by
"Inez," ho procures tho release of "Vasco," tells him
what be has done, una alter purchasing "Iselika"
and "fielusko," leuves him, to embark with bis wiro
on a voyage of douottul issue.
1 he third act discovers tno whole party on ship
board. It seems to bo a happy family until Vasco di
Gurua appears on the deck (he having procured a
BUip, in which he loilowed tha course of his beloved
Inez) and iuiorms Don Pedro that a storm is coming
on, that the ship is close to a dangorous coast, hard
to weather In a scorm, and Infested by predatory In
dians, iiefore Don Pedro, in a flush ot gratitude,
can Imprison Vasoo beiow, the storm comes on, (he
ship is Btrnck by lightning, and tlie crew are sevoieiy
struck by the Indians, who swarm over tne deck and
take the whole party prisoners.
The fourth act presents' Selika" as Queen, the ship
having loundered fortuitously on her own hores.
"Don Pedro" and all his saiiors, baying beea de
spatched and probably eaten, the ladtos are reserved
lor the delicate attenti ns ot the soritioe. . "Vasoo"
being a sea-dog, of course is saved, and wandering
along torlorn and wretched, naturady slmrs, which
betrays him to the savages, who, singing themselves,
are not at all moved by bis vocal display, ana are on
the point ol clubbing him, when "selika" rushes in
and arrons their ravage Intent. Of course, the
"Grand Priest ot Bramah" is immediately called in
to investigate the matlcr. "Selika" bo.dly avows
that "Vasco di Gama" sa-ad her from slavery, and
married her in a Christian country, consequently
tuat be is her husosml, to prove which delicate
fabrication shecal s JN'embka" as witness. The gen
tle savage swaliows his disgust, determined to sacri
lico Limsolf for tho woman he lores, and takes his
oath tbat "SehkaV etorv is strictly orreot. This
Lelng perfectly satislac'ory, the lovers ate loft to
their lapturos. "Vaco" being accustomed to box
the compass and 100k ut lor a chaue of wind, dis
ci vers that he positively adores "beli a," and ha lust
clattpcd her to bis beating heart whon, in the grove
tear by, he hoars the voice of his beloved "Iuez"
chanting ber death song. What he lelt being too groat
lor expression, the curiam is considerately dropped.
Tho filth aot reveals tho misery and the magna
nuniiy ol the "Quoen t'ol.ka" Being sai isfled that
her love is unrequited, sl.e sota the lovers froe, and
as they sail Irom tho principal port of entry of her
kingdom she steks the umbraecou shudow of the
Upas tree, and dies a mixi tjr to her generosity and
lovo. .
Kbw Cheshut fiTdK-T Theatre. The Sleeping
JJeanty continues in unabated attraction at this
theatre, and is doubt'oss in for a long run. Almost
every evening some now points and local jokes are
added by the dramatist el this theatre, Mr. Benjamlu
E. Woolf, who has adapted the piece for our stage.
Miss Josio Orion, Mr. Lennox, Mr. Chapman, Miss
Cappello, Miss Annie Ward, and Mr. J. Ward
are established as exoe lent burlesque artists, and we
think lir. Sinn's oompany never appeared to better
advantage than In this do Igbtful extravaganza. The
iconic effects ol the play are really magnificent, and
the transrormatioo scene at the end ot the .piece is
acknow ledged by all to be the most beautiful work or
stage art ver seen in this country. There are faults
n the piooo, of course, but thnso have bosn gradua'.ly
enrroctod, wh le wholesome additions aro being
made constantly. The audience last evening was
wury large and fashionable, and the applause wai
OYvided between tho actors and the scenery wjtb
fd? tnent, but with real enthusiasm.
I We were pleased to oLsory that nearly every on-?
remained to see Mr. Woolt's new comodiotta, Caught
at Latt, in w liich Misa Jo-Io Orton, Mr. G. H. Clarko,
an 4 Mr. Walter Lennox acted with great taste
This piece Is entlroly original aud is full or drollery,
without getting vnlgar. It Is rather more pleasant
than funny. The situation are nea'ly arranged and
tho characters drawn irom lifo, ttnd only a litt'e ex
aggerated. Tbo lovo-dallylng tdene between Miss
Otton and Mr. Clarke was woll playod, and caused a
great deal ( merriment. Mr. Lennox did very well
In bis "Peter Spvkish" character, and looked the
stolid Scbwabian to a I. The comedy Is rather too
verbose, "and unless actod rapid y drags unplea
santly. A socond ronditiou;may obviato this un
pleasan'noss. , , .
To-night, and every evening until farther, notice,
The Sleeping liiauly and Cxuykt at Lart will bl
given. This bill is as full of lun and pleasantry as
any ono could desiro. 8eo tho pictorial announce
ment elsewhere.
V 0 should like to see Mr. Wooirs best tares, 7 'hat
Xone, produced at this thoatro. It is an Intensely
funny picco.
Walnut Street Theatiik. Fautt and Margue
rite continues to draw. Sim's little Game, of
which we shall givo an account, met with'iinmonse
applnnsei . , 1
Ancn Stkekt Theatiik Still as ovor, lott in
London. '
Ins orakd bcnelit or the A -tors' Art Union,
ofTered by Messrs. Grover & Sinn, comes off to-morrow
afternoon at balf-pa-st lo'clock. It is a dramatic
festival no one should miss. ' '
. Novrer. Humorous Entertaiitmest. Our readers
muBt not forget that Mr Stephon Massctt ("Joemes
Pipes," ori'ipesvillo) will givo h i budget f odditios,
drolleries, jokes, music, sense, and nonsense at the
Assembly .buildings, on next Friday evening The
lecture will bo airy, light, and pleasant, and will bo
the eighth of tho Press Club cour.-o.
MATTERS OVER THE RIVER.
The Courts. The January tercn of the
Camden county courts commences 014 the 1Kb.
iastnnt. A large amount of business is to bj
disposed of,' and a protracted term is expected.
There are thirty-four prisoners awaiting trial
and the action of tho Grand Jurv, besides the
other items ot business which that body will
find to be disposed of. It would be a blessing to
Camden city and county if tho Court could de
vse and cause lw establishment of a proper
place of correction, where delinquent half
crown boys inieht be taught sell-respect under
the mild exactions and chastisements ot law.
For there are scores, even in Cainden, on the
high road to ruin. , r - . c
Bigamy. Previous to the October term of
the Camden County Courts, Justice James M.
Cassaily, of Middle Ward, committed a man
named George H. Haines to the County Jaif,
charged with bigamy. 'lie Was couvictei of the
charge, but subsequently escaped from the juris
diction of the law, and fled to the West Indies,
thus forfeiting his bail. After renialuing there a
Bhcrt time he had the hardihooif to return to
Camden, where he was taken again into custody
and recommitted to prison. , , s
a.
Handsome TEsiiMoinAL.--A few days
ego tho congregation of the Third Street M. E.
Cfiurch gave a gratifying surprise to their pastor,
Rev. Mr. Vausant, bv presenting htm with a
large and magnificently? bound Photographic
Liblo Album, cental u'ug portraits of all the
officers ot the church. The incident was a
pleasing and marked exhibition of the esteem
inwhicn the congregation hold their beloved
pastor. . '
Ministerial Call. The Eer. Mr. Iled-
den, who has officiated for two or three yeirs
past us pastor of the Fourth Street Baptist Church,
has resigned his pastoral charge ot that church,
and accepted a call 10 the Twelfth Baptist
Church of Philadelphia. He preached his iuitia
tiorv sermon pn SabbatH lust,
iMMKiifiroN. On Sunday evening the Kev.
Mr. Davies, pastor of tno Tabernacle Baptist
Church, administered the ceremonies and per-
tormed the ordinance ot Daptism, Dy immersion,
in that church. There was a larere contrresration
of spectators present, although the weather was
uupropiuoue,
Scddeui Death. On Sunday evening a
ladv named noil, residing in Camden, died very
suddenly, from a severe attack of fever. Sne
Lad been married only one week, having been
led to the altar on Christmas eve.
twice in HuinaOne Man Killed, two Others
tinirdii lijured.kn extra issued from the
oilicc ot the Columbia, Pa,, iSpi.glves the anuexed
account 01 au expioeion at uoraeua r urnace,
which occurred on Friday evening:
"About halt-past 7 o'clock on Friday evening
our citizens were startled by a loud report,
causiiia the windows in all parts of the borough
to shake. Every one rushed out to see what was
the cause, but none could tell. A messenger
Boon arrived with the startling intelligence that
the boilers atCordelia Furnace, situated about two
miles from Columbia, on the Beading and Co
lumbia Railroad, had been blown up. On reach
ing the scene of the disaster we found that the
furnace was a total wreck, and the wood-work
on fire. Of four boilers only ono remained
whole, and that was carried olf about one hun
dred yards. Two were bursted completely. The
half of one was carried about five hundred yards
into a neighboring field, and the other was
lodged against a large wagon, demolishing it
completely. The debris was scattered in alt di
rections for hundreds of yards around the fur
nace. Tlie houses in the vicinity were shaken
at though by an earthquake, breaking all the
windows and many dishes in the cupboards.
Children seated on chairs were thrown violently
on the Door.
"John Lutz was instantly killed. He was en
gaged in tilling, with Shifter, and was blown
from that over the casting house, striking the
bell, carrying it with him. He was found in a
run about one hundred yards olf, with his head
and one arm blown olf. " He leaves a wile and
several children. Jeremiah Conkling was se
verely injured. George Shill'or also severely
inlured. Daniel NeH was buried by the debris,
but was rescued without serious injury. Mrs.
J. L. McMicbad- J in the outhouse at the time
ol the exploKiotfTind it was shattered by pieces
of boiler and splinters, but she fortunately and
almost miraculously escaped without injury.
The furnace belonged to our townsman, Colonel
C. S. Kaullman, and great regret is expressed
for the unfortunate affair. Tue furnace was
rebuilt during the summer, and every thing put
in the most complete order tor the successful
manulacturo of pig iron. Now everything is in
a shapeless mass of ruins, and the los is very
great. 1 No cause Is assigued lor this great
catastrophe,
. 1 . '
On Thanksgiving-day, a young ladv at West
boro, Mans., atter a short acquaintance, married
a lauiiu-u Buiun-r. on me ioiiowing morning
the young bride donned her cloak and bonnet,
and evading her husband's question a? to where
ehe wus going, left the house, and took tho next
train of curs out of town. She has not since
been heard from. .
The London (C. W.) Free Press says that a
curious and unlooked-for d. velopment Las taken
place at Delaware, while sinking the "Pioneer"
oil well, on the property of the Delaware and
Ontario Petroleum Company, In that a vein of
tin ore has been met; with at a depth of 203 feet
In the rock. The vein has a thickness of eight
inches, but lta breadth is of course, at present,
unknown,
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Ipffp
T1!W CHESNUT STREET THEATRE.
1 l HERN PT Street above TWF.LF ril
LE ONAhD U0YLU & WILLIAM E. SISN,
Lessees and Wsnsgers.
WILLIAM E. SINN lieslJcut llftuoiier.
AN OVATION.
HOUSES CROWDED TO OVERFLOWISO,
Mdhtlv, with the
BEAUTY ANl V.LITE OF THP. CITY.
Rve.ybody In ecstscles over
TILE BEAUTY OF HIE OOUtiLOUS TRANS
FORMATION 8CKNE.
EVERY EVENING UNTIL FUR I HE NOTICE
WfJl be presented tho (3 ranaly Magnificent Hpeemcular
I'nrlesque. in 3 acts, adapted and localized br 11. E.
Wool!, called
THE SLEEPING BEAUTY.
MISS JOSIE ORTON AS TI7K SLEEPING BEAUTY.
The Maniurer, although expecting that the large ex
ceoaitare incurred In presenting
1HIS BPiiUTCUL4R KXTR' VAOANZA.
In manner worthy the Philadelphia pnbllc. would
receive tbelr count l srppoitT. vet had no Idea oi
illtt OVEBWHELHIU bUCUEvS
that has riveted its pioductloa.
'ibe xorKcous extraaKii.a. which has bocn In active
preparation lot over FOLK MON 1113, will be prcseutcJ
iu a stvie of
REOAT, MAGNIFICENCE.
Completely eclipsing auy spectacu ar effort that Phlla
dcipli a hat ever si-en Noexneime hai been spared lu
lis production, and an actual out ar ot
- . fcOMIO.
It Is now ready r representation, wl h tlie
. MOSI'SUPEUK M'KNIC EFFORrd,
BY MR. RICHARD SMITH,
who bos exerted his entire great artistlo ability, and
will present
- EVERT HCENE NEW I
The last picture 01 Goipoouimess being
THE GKANU 'UtNSFuKMATlON StlfcNE
l'alntod irom the designs of J. E. HAYS. Esq.
' FOUR DISTINCT TRANSFORMATION
Occur fn this Chrf d' (Euvr of Seenlo Art.
DAZZLING SPLENDOR AND POWERFUL DFFKCTB,
Leave each preceding scenic rteve onment lar Sehlnd.
IHE PROl'EKXIES ANI APPOINTMENTS ARE AU.
ENTIRELY NKW,
Ana are from the orltiinm designs of our master of pro
perties, Mr JOHN A DASEY who has fair y eameJ,
br the artistic beauty dmp.ayed in his department, the
right to be styled THE LE VLING MASTER OF UTAGK
DECORATIONS IN AMKR1CA.
'IH WARDROBE,
which is entire lynew and spleud d, is from the expe
rienced bands of St. Kicker and numerous assistam.
he rniLADELrniA sketch club
WILL CLOSE THEIR
FIRST ANNUAL PRIZE EXHIBITION
OF
AMERICAN AllT.
At tlie Penn a. Academy of the Fine Arts,
ON JANUARY 3, 1805. U23
WANTS.
WANTED TO RENT. ON OR NEAR
lilLChesnut street, a STORE, or par: ol a store, suitab'e
lor a Jeweller. Address 'Waicu Importer," at tli.s
oittce. 1 tilths 3i
TO REN I .
fH TO lit' NT FOR A TERM OF YEARS
or lor saie the tine large Store, No. 67 N. SECOND
bireet. (second door below Arch street). Possession
January 16, 186. For terms, apply to CBAKLKS E
AhSPACB.So. 324 WALMJT btn it 12 3u6t'rp.
NEW PUBLICATIONS.
CHALLEN'fc CIRCULATING LIBRARY.
J All the most readable works and eaautitioe of new
Books constantly on band. Call and examine his new
catalogue, at Ho. lailB DHESNL'f Street. 11 il tit
yyU THIS DAY ESTABLISH A
BRANCH BANKING HOUSE
AT No. 3 NASSAU STREET,
NEW YORK.
SMITH, RANDOLPH & CO.
Philadelphia, January I, I860. 1 2rp
JJAltNESS ORNAMENT"
WILLIAM LITTLE, Jr.,
MAKUFACTL'kEB OF ALL KINDS OF
HARNESS ORNAMENTS,
Xo. C23 COMMERCE STREET (Third Story),
EUTBANCB OH WUEELEH'S COUHT. .
ORNAMENTS, MONOGE.VMS. LETTEBS, CRESTS
t . , BOSETIES.ETC.,
01 any Spec's! Design, made to order at the shortost
noilce, and at BE ASONABLE PKICE3. 1 Ituthslui
MATERIALS FOR MINCE PIES
Hunch, Lsjcr, and Sultana Raisins, Citron, Cur
rants, Spices, Oranges, Cldor, Wine, oto. etc, eto. .
AliBERT O: ROBERTS;
DEALER IN FINE GU0CERIE3
8224p COH. ELEVEN! y AND VINE 8r9.
' r ; , -v-
TAKE NOTICE. CONSTANTLY ON HAND
an extensive Moc.lt oi the ivnowned "Lubeen Oit
Safety Lamps." JSu. ih nocbiuiiiey antdies notsmuke-
lust 'the thing Wauiedt" ,.o t'le eelubratudl 'Auieiicaa
Watoi-iight haloty Lhnipa." huruhig wltboat smoke
or smelL The paUonuue o "lie riUiiio I uioat cordially
solicited. WOOTHK, DAVIS A OO.
13 2in no. m AKC'H Street.
NEW MUSIC STORE. WILLIAM II.
BOSEtt A CO.,
.. ' , No. 11M CHESWPT Street '
Dealers In American aud ForelgnMuaioi Pianos, Melo
deons, and Musical Instruments ol a 1 kinds; also, a supe
rior Quality of Strings constantly on baud. 11 1 im
JANUARY 2, I860.
3V law oiiissivu'r h-tkist tiieatiie.
THE SLEEPING BEAUTY.
THIS ORIOINAL MUSIC
Composed ana arranged br BENJAMIN E. WOOLF,
Tfl'l be executed under the well-known ability of Mr.
ADOLPH B1BGFELB and his Uiaod Orchcstri
TOE INGENIOUS AND WON DERFPL MECHANISM t
By Messrs 81 HA HAN & BLACKWOOD.
In order to lend every charm to
THE GRAND BALLET DIVERl I.SEMENTS,
with which thin gorgeous spectacle ,a lnierpeised,
the eminent services of the fascinating Premiere Dan
seute, MAD'LLE 1EKF8AW00D,
have been secuicd the will be ab y supported by
A OORPH DK BALLET. 7
COS6I81ISO OF A NUMBKR OF BEAL'TIFCL
YOUNG LADIbS.
VEIlDtCT OF THE PUBLIC PIIESS:
THF SCENERY 1 8CPKPB,
THE ACTING DfcUGH I KUL.
THE COS1UMKS GOBUEOU8.
TUE ACCESSORIES MAONIFICEST,
m,t AND 1 HE Ml'HIC IKSP1RING.
While thev pronounce ibn TRA SFORMAT10N
SfENKlhe most maimltlcent work of Sccnio Art that
Phi adclpiila has ever enjoyed. -
Ibe public acknowledge I s merit by the Immense
patronage that they beatuw upon It
LOOK. AT lllE AHT.
N. B. In strict adnerence to tho Modern School of
SU lo Dramatic writing, Kih'eea Year" aro to be sup
posed to have elapsed between the Flint aud necond
Part One Hundred Y'cars between the Second and
Third Parts and One Hundred ami Sixty lour Yoars
alter the Piece is over
PA BT FIRST. PERIOD, l.m
1 bomas, sumanied ' Noddv." who kings It,
sIukb It. riiifis It, lngs It, and especially
filngs it Mr. W. A. Chapman
(jnecn Serena, his cohort serener than her
huxliand. and a Mar-tyrto Babby Miss C. Cappello
Tb-j Princess Is-a bel e, in long clothes,
her first appearance on any state
. . 1 be Youngest Laly In the Company
Baron Factotnm. Great-Grind Lord-High-Ever
tliink-and-Anyiliing. in love with
Abigail.... Mr. W. Lennox
Teetotum, Jester and oug-gester to the
Court Mr. F. Foi'er
Usher, uo relation to Secretary Uf her tar. McSor ey
Nuise, Superintendent ot Pap and Infantry ..Miss Blake
Lorda. Pages, Guards, Servants Etc. Etc.
Fairy Banetul, su ancient strung-minded
Fairy, spite al because receiving "No
Caide," and who runs a Sewing Machine,
Mrs. W. A. Chapman
AATCHES AND JEWELRY.
CHRISTMAS AND
NEW YEAR'S PRESENTS.
F erf ons wishing to purchase Prccnts for tho llolt
dsys, will consult their own interest Dy calling on
rniAMOlVn 111?. SI.nilA: JIRl t?.T.t7.R.
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WATCHES ADD BILYZS WABS,
WAT03E3 LSD JEVTELBT SEFAX&BS.
JO.OhMtnt t.,
And ex am'ne his large and beautiful assortment of Dia
monds, Watches, Jewelry Silver Ware. Plated Ware,
French Timepieces Gold Chains, Sleeve Butt'-ns, and
seta o f Jewelry of all kinds, Irom the most expensive to
others of comparatively small value.
Always on hand, a large assortment of Engagement
and Weddln g Bing s, Plain Kings of all sizes, weights, and
qualities.
My assortment is complete in all Its branches. A
CALL IS SOLICITED. Hi 20
P. 8. Diamonds and all Preclons Stones, as also Old
Gold and Silver, bought for cash or taken in exchange.
QASSIDY & BALL,
No. 12 'SOUTH' SfcCOND STREET,
Have now on liand a large stock of
Goods Suitable for Holiday Presents
FINE WATCHES,
FINE GOLD JEWELRY.
SILVER AfiD SILVER-PLATED WAR 13.
A large assortment of
FANCY SILVER WARE,
Bl ITAELE FOR BRIDAL PRESENTS.
particular attention raid to n'aklnr
MASONIC MARKS.
-(12 81m
IN HOLIDAY PRESENTS !
HOLIDAY PRESENTS ! !
JACOB 1IARLEY, .
No. 6 22 MARKET STREET,
SOUTH SIDE, PHILADELPHIA,
Dealer in
Watches, Cloolcs, Jewelry, Silver
' , and Plated-ware. 12 61m
HENRY HARPER,
rfo. fiao ARCH STR10KT
Manutaotarer and Dealer in
Watches, i.
Finn Jewelry,
i Kilver-l'laied Ware,
AUD
801v Solid lye r-wj n re .
1 v It T fl TT T1?W1?T TJ V
XI X. J J.-L U I I JJ 1 i ,
JOHN B REN NAN,
DEALER IN
DIAMONDS, FINE WATCHES, JEWELRY,
Etc. Eto. Etc
920 ly Uo. 18 8. EIGHTH 81 KEET, Ib4da.
faibibs mvrrrn to Tnn BiNQrr.
Felry AntlduU a r airy Mate, and check to
Hueml WlssL Coope
fairy Leworcp, bestowing the puiest mind.
. , Mrs. Mordannt
Fnlry Roschnd bes'owtng Loveliness MIki Pnce
Fairy lexantl, bestowing h euance Mine Powers
Fslrv UcKfaner bn-tovting Grace Miss Porter
Falr Philomel, bestowing fong Miss Delany
I airy I'koremutica, bisiowlng powers of,
JiiusUelsy.... Miss Brown
. "AK1 SECOM) PERIOD, 161. mm
Ihe Prlnccas Is a-bnl.e, aged let, ad but an -
hour or so who has grown out of long 9J
c oibes, longs to cloener ItnprlHonment, it."
but needlessly suflen woes attic, erratic, 'v-j
cperetlc, phiegniatlc, and not at all
ecstatic Miss Josle Orton
Ladv Aurora Abigail, first lady of bedcham
ber md. E. F. Keach
part third, period, im.
rilnce Perfect, an Admirable Crlchuin n
I'ance. bung, Love-making, ana oy-
ntaking Miss Annie Ward
Larrv o'Log, of Illbcrn an extraction, who
has not et made np hi mind whether to ""
vote lorRober sor O'Mnhoav Mr. J. Ward
Colin Clump, a wood-cutler Mr. Uagie
The performance will cenclnde each Evening with an
entirely new Petit Comedy, lu two acta, called
CACGnT AT LAST.
Fanehettf MlssJO"IK ORTON
Carl hudentz Mr. Waltor Lennox
Frank Mors Mr. . H. Clarke
PuiM.ertiurg Mr. W. A. Chapman
Jretchin lira. W. A. Chapman
Kairina Mrs E. F. Reach
Alexins , Mrs. tioiea
I-itette Mrs. Blake
SATURDAY AF l'ERNOO . January 6,
. I H T 1 E T II
GRAND FAMILY MATINEE,
when
THE SLEU'ING PEAOTY
will be performed.
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. January 3.
BENEFIT OF TUE ACTORS' ART UNION.
For particulars, see extra advertisement in tho Sunday
acd duiiy papers.
AdDiiKBtcn, upon this occas on only, fid cents to all
parts oi the house, lio half price.
WATCHES AND JCWElRY.
(jllOICE HOLIDAY GOODS.
LarRO and handsome assortment of
COLD AND SILVER WATCHES
DIAMONDS, JEWELRY,
SILVER AND PLATED WARE
CLOCKS, BROSZEfi, ETC.
CLARK & BTDDLE,
Successors to Ihomas C. Garrett,
6 22 lvrp No. 712 CHESNUr STREET.
AUCTION SALES.
FITZPATRICK & CO. AUCTIONERS.
New Auction House, No. 927 CHESNUT Mreet.
DAVIS & HARVEY, AUCTIONEERS,
(Late with 11. Thomas A Rons)
STOKE. 0 &iSCHEMM.'T Street
FritNIllHE CALKS atthe Store avery Tuesday.
KALES AT REMDKJ4CKH will receive particular
attention
PERSONAL.
GREAT REDUCTION IN COFFEE, AT
WILsJON'd Tea Warehouse, Ke. 23 CHESNUT
Street.
( CETS. ROASTED RIO COFFEE. AT
JW Wl
i lLSOVS'lea Warehouse, No. 238 CHESNUT
Street.
'JK CENTS. REST ROASTED RIO COFFEE,
JJ at WILSON'S, So. ns C11ESNPI' Street.
,ai CENTS FINEST OLD JAVA. ROASTED,
flV I at Wli.HON'8, No. 2'M CHESNUT Street.
CENTS. 15LACK AND GREEN TEASIFT
I ' ' 1N(;8 in quantities not loss than one pound, at
WILSON '8.
C OGD DOLLAR TEA, BLACK AND GREEN,
7 at WlLSON'a, No. ifcMi CHKSNUT street
TEAS AND COFFEES AT WHOLESALE
I prices, at WILSON'S Tea Warehouse, No 230
CHE.-M T Street 1 2 1m
g O L I D A Y GOODS!
HOLIDAY GOODS!!
A magnificent assortment, unsurpassed lor
VARIETY,
ELEGANCE OF STYLE
on
MODERATION IN PRICE!
Klch Bohemian and China Vases and Toilet Sets, Tarlan
Busts, Statuettes and Vakes, nch Work Boxes, Jewel
Duxes, Desks DlesstnK Cases, Cabas, Folios, Companions,
Odor Boxes, Gilt Mounted Card Stands, Odor Cases, to
Fancy Nets, French Jewelry, Necklaoes, Fanoy Combs,
Faris Fans. Blllt Umbrellas, Toilet Uoods. with a com
pletoaSKortnuntol artioles sultablelorBBlDAL, BIKTli
DAY or HOLIDAY FJttSENTU, at prices the most rea-
II. DIXON.
12 6 lm No. 21 8. EIGHTH Street. Philadelphia.
fj OLID AY P It ESENT S.
MUSICAL LOAKS,
ALCURDbOm .
ir uiiAnr.
LAX J OS.
I'LUTESt,
F1FE9,
DRUMS, ETC.
At C P. P'-FA" NT'S New Musical Instrument Store,
It 181in io. H9 (Nine Tweatjr nlne)CHE'l,TMt
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