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4 THE DAILY EVENING TELEGRAPH PHILADELPHIA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 18T0. , T . . - . . " (toting ifolcfltapft THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1870. ROBERT E. LEE. The death of the commander of the Southern armies in the late war will be deeply monrned by his fellow-snpportera of the lost cause, and in the loyal North the passionate feelings engendered by the conflict against the Rebel lion have bo far died away that there ia a general disposition to dwell rather upon his personal virtues than to follow him to the grave with denunciations. The future historian, in discussing his character and career, can find no better apology for the terrible misapplica tion of his military talents than his statements at the time he resigned his commission in the army of the United States. lie declared then that he never desired to draw his sword again except in defense of his nativo State; that he did not recognize any necessity for the rebellion; and that his controlling motive in tendering his resignation was his inability to make up his mind to raise his hand against his relatives, his children, and his home. lie had no sym pathy with the slavery propagandists. In etead of desiring to perpetuate and extend the favorite institution of the South, he be longed to the class of conservatives who, as a matter of sentiment, would gladly have seen slavery abolished, but as a matter of action were unwilling to adopt speedy and practical measures for uprooting that gigantic wrong. If the whole South, or even a con trolling majority of its citizens, had been imbned with Lee's opinions, the Rebellion of 18G1 could not have occurred. He had no affiliation with the agitators who labored to 'fire the Southern heart;" but his original weakness, fault, crime, or call it what you will, lay in the fact that he loved his State better than the nation, and that his ideas of duty were dwarfed by narrow notions of State sovereignty instead of being enlarged by the patriotic conceptions which inspired men like General Scott, General George II. Thomas, and Admiral Farragut. After abandoning the nation which had educated, employed, and honored him, at a moment when it most imperatively needed the aid of all its faithful soldiers, Lee's sub sequent embroilment and varied services in the war followed in logical order. It is the first step that counts. Despite his expression of an earnest desire, in 1801, that he would never be called upon to draw his sword except in defense of his native State, he became the leader of the only dangerous invasions against the loyal commonwealths. Not satisfied with his defeat at Antietam, on the soil of Maryland, in 1802, he made a second and bolder venture, on the soil of Pennsyl vania, in 18C3, which resulted in a still more disastrous overthrow at Gettysburg. In both these enterprises fortune seemed at the out set to be decidedly in his favor, and the sud den conversion of Union troops whom he had previously beaten badly on his native soil into conquering hosts, was one of the most unexpected ocourrenoes of the whole war. A fatalist like Napoleon would say that in these campaigns the hand of fate was against him, but loyal Christians cannot fail to attribute his defeats to a direct interposition of Provi dence. As a soldier Lee was held in high estima tion by his military associates. He graduated second in his class, was well versed in the art of war, conducted successfully a number of difficult campaigns, and retained the confidence of the South for a long period. These circumstances, united with the numerous embarrassments arising from deficient resources and inferior numbers against which he was obliged to contend, go far to confirm his military reputation. And yet, if ne is to be judged eituer by final re sults or separate engagements, he can scarce ly be classified with soldiers of the first rank. With all his knowledge, experience. and capacity for command, he lacked the brilliant genius for war which distinguishes supremely great commanders. He was neither a first-rate defensive nor a first-rate offensive general. In any given military enterprise he was as likely to be -defeated as to be tri umphant. His leadership was at no period, and under no circumstances, a guarantee of victory. Even when he won a battle he did not instantly reap all the fruits of success, and he was contented with defeating the Union armies without striving to annihilate them. He was suc cessful in maintaining resistance to the Army of the Potomac through a series of long and bloody years, and he could not have done this if he had not been a good general, but during this protracted contest he displayed little of the talent for achieving important ends with comparatively limited resources which illucninates the career of wonderfully great generals. It is to Lee s credit that his record is not stained with any wanton act of cruelty. While he fought zealously and bravelv, he endaa- vored to fight honorably, aooording to the lights by which he was guided. Even his in vasion of Pennsylvania was not marked by unnecessary devastation, and we believe he has never been accused of direct participation in the maltreatment of Union prisoners After the war was over, too, he aooepted the decision of the arbitrament of arms, and ruad no efforts to galvanize a new Rebellion JlOW OUR POLICE GUARDED THE POLLS. A striking proof of the utter demoralization of our police force under the present Demo cratio regime was exhibited yesterday at the Central Station, when a bearing was given by Alderman Kerr to the persons arrested upon election day. There was a crowd of prisoners, but in the majority of instances there was nobody to appear against them, the polioe men who had shown their vigilance and en ergy by dragging voters from the polls finding it convenient to absent them selves rather than to uce the prisoners and explain their reasons for ranking the arrest, and in the few instances that charges were preferred they were bo utterly frivolous that the Alderman was obliged to discharge the prisoners without further parley. The whole affair demonstrated in the most conclusive manner that the policemen in some sections of the city had abused their authority in a scandalous manner in the interests of the Democracy, by intimidating voters and put ting under lock and key such of them as would not consent to forego their rights as citizens at the dictation of Democratic ruffians in official uniforms. If the Mayor is disposed to do his duty, and is not afraid to do it, he will make an inquiry into the cir cumstances of every arrest made on Tuesday, and if his policemen are not able to give per fectly satisfactory explanations of their con duct, he will make such reparation as is in his power by dismissing those officers who made illegal arrests from the force imme diately. We have very little idea that the Mayor will be able to do his duty in this matter, even if he desires to do it. The po licemen executed the behests of their real superiors, the members of the Demo cratic Executive Committee, and the other party managers, with too much ardor and fidelity for them to be permitted to suffer on account of their con duct; and the best we can hope from the oc currences of Tuesday is that public attention will be called to the dangerous character of the police force, as it is organized at present, in such a manner as to lead to a peremptory demand for reform. We cannot say that we are sorry Mayor Fox occupies the position ho dees, and that the citizens of Philadelphia are now suffering from the natural effects of his election, for they have reoeived a warning against entrusting the Democrats with power that ought to be amply sufficient to prevent anything of the kind in the future. Mayor Fox is, we sincerely believe, an honest, well- meaning man, who tries to do his duty with as much impartiality as he is able, but our citizens may wejl ask, if affairs are as bad as they are under the ad ministration of such a man, what would they be if one less scrupulous occupied the same position? The public do not always appre ciate the blessings of a good government until they have been made to sutler from one that allows rascality to run riot, and the con duct of the present police at the late election demonstrated not only the necessity for a change in the method of its appointment that will remove it beyond the influence of of party politics, but of the importance of sparing no efforts to keep it nnder any cir cumstances from falling under the control of the Democrats. The events of Tuesday will do more to make the idea of a Metropolitan Police bill a fixed fact in a very short time than all the arguments that have hitherto been used, and if such a bill removes the police force beyond the control of the Demo crats they will have no one to thank but themselves for it. OBITUARY. General Robert Edmund Lee, Yesterday morning, at half-past nine o'clock, died Robert Edmund Lee, who held the com mand In chief of the Confederate armies du ng the latter portion of the war of the Rebellion. He breathed his last at Lexington, Virginia, the cause of his death having been congestion of the brain, and his age sixty-three years and over. Richard JLee, an early ancestor of the de ceased Confederate chieftain, was associated in 1603 with Sir William Berkley in restoring tho indejiendent State of Virginia to the British crown, and was prominent in the ceremonies of crowning Charles II King ef England, Scotland, Ireland, and Virginia. A grandson of this Richard Lee was subsequently known as "Light Horse Harry," and is described by historians of the Revolution as a dashing and brave cavalry officer, and by Jefferson as an "informer" the most opprobrious epithet known to that age of plain English. Irving stamps General Charles Lee, a grand-uncle of the deceased, as a calum niator of Washington, who was found guilty by court-martial of a plot to supersede him as com mander of the army. The claims to renown of another great-uncle, Arthur Lee, rest principally on the fact that he was a bitter enemy and libeller of Jefferson and Franklin. General Henry Lee, who was known as "Light-Horse Harry," was the father of Robert E. Lee. He was twice married, hi 6econd wife being Miss Anne Carter, of Shirley, Virginia, by whom he had three sons Charles Carter Lee, Sidney Smith Lee (who served in tbe Rebel navy), and Robert Edmund Lee. The latter was born at the family seat of Staf ford, Virginia, on the 19th of January, 1807. He grew up in the quiet of home without betraying any uncommon characteristics or brilliant in tellect. He was known as a boy of considerable cultivation, easy manners, and quiet and reserved deposition. This latter quality, indeed, has been noticeable in almost every member of the family to which he belonged. His family influence obtained him entrance to West Point, which he entered in 1825, and in which he graduated in 1829, standing number two in a class of forty-six, and leading, among others, Joseph E. Johnston,whom the Rebellion made famous, and the late Professor O. M. Mit chell, who also figured prominently in the war on the Union side. On leaving West Point young Lee travelled in Europe for some months. On bis return he was married to Miss Custis, of Arlington, the daugh ter and heiress of George W. Parke Custis, the adopted eon of General Washington. He thus became proprietor of the Arlington estates, nearly opposite Washington, which were taken possession of and confiscated by the Govern ment during the war. By his marriage, he had three sons and four daughters. G. W. Custis Lee, one of his sons, served as aide-de-camp to Jeff. Dayls for some time during the recent war, and then became an active leader in the field, with the rank of rrlgadier general, being finally taken prisoner by General Sheridan, near the close of the war. He Is thirty-nine years of age, and graduated at West Point In 1854, etandlng Ne. 1 in his class. Wil liam II. Fitzhugh Lee, another son, was edu cated at William and Mary's College, but subse quently held a second lieutenancy in the United States army, and, entering the Rebel army with his father, was killed in the battle of Five Forks, in the twenty-seventh year of his age. He had previously been wounded in the cavalry fight at Beverly Ford, and taken prisoner afterwards, at his house in Beverly county, Virginia. Robert Edmund Lee, Jr., tbe third eon, now about twenty-six years of a;e, served durlnir the war on tbe staff of JeJT. Davis, and subsequently on tbal of his cousin, General Fltzbugh Lee. Of General Lee's four daughters, one died some years ago, and the others were recently living at Richmond, all unmarried. On his graduation Lee was assigned to the en gineer corps, and promoted second liautenant July 1, 1829. In 1835 be served as assistant astronomer for tbe demarcation of the boundary line between the States of Ohio and Michigan. September 21, 1830. he was" promoted AM lieu tenant; and in 183S, July 7, he was made a cap tain. When the Mexican war began he was placed on the staff of Brigadier-General Wool, and during the campaign of 1846 he was chief engineer of Wool's army. At the battle of Cerro Gordo, April 18, 1847, ho was breveted major for gallantry. In the August following he again won a brevet rank by his meritorious conduct at Contreras and Cherubusco. In the assault on Chapultcpec, September 13, 1847, he was wounded, and received therefor the brevet promotion of lieutenant colonel. July 21, 1848, be was appointed a member of tbe Board of Engineers, and re mained as such until 1850. In 135 J Lee again visited Europe, this time under orders, accompa nying General, then Captain, George B. McCIeUun as commissioner to study the proceedings of the French and English armies before Sevastopol. He was promoted Lieutenant-Colonel of the 2d Cavalry In 1855. Thin position he retained until March 16, 18C1, when he was promoted Colonel of tbe 1st Cavalry. He held the position but little over a month, resigning on April 20, to take his place in the ranks of the Rebel army. General Lee, in taking tbii step, felt himself to be in the wrong, and acknowledged it; but he endeavored to palliate his course in a weak way, the following letter written to his sister being the only apology bo could devise for turn ing his swerd against the flag under which he had seen such loDg and honorable service: Arlington, Va., April 20, 1861 JUy Dear Sister: 1 amRrleved at my inability to see you. I have been waiting for a "more convenient season," which lias brought to many before me deep ana lasting regret, Now we are in a state of war which will yield to nothing. The whole South Is in a state of revolution. into which Virginia, after a Inns: struggle, has been drawn, and though I recognize no necessity for lhls siuie or tilings, ana would nave rornorne ana pleaded to the end for redress of grievances. real or supposed, yet in my own person I had to meet the question, whether I would take part against my native State, with all my devotion to the I'nlou, and the feeling of loyalty and duty of an American citizen, I have not been able to make up my mlud to raise my hand against my relatives, mr children, my home. I have, therefore, resigned my commission in the army, and, nave in d'fe.nne of mu native State, with the hope that my poor services may never be needed, I hope I may never be called on to draw my sword. I know you will blame me, but you must think as kindly of me as you can, and believe that I have en deavored to do what I thought Tight. To show yon the feeling and struggle It cost me, I send a copy or my letter to General Scott, which accompanied my letter or resignation. I have no time for more, II. E. Lkb The letter addressed to General Scott in which he announced his resignation from the army is of less value than the above as an index to his motives. It read as follows: Arlington, Va., April 20, 1861 General: Since my Interview with you on the isth Inst., I have felt that 1 ought not longer to retain my commission In the army. I therefore tender my resignation, which 1 request you will recommend for acceptance. It wouid have been presented at once but for the struggle It has cost me to separate myself from a service to which I have devoted all the best years of my lire aun an me auiuty i possessed. During the whole of that time more than a nuar ter of a century I have experienced nothing but kindness from my superior and the most cordial friendship from my comrades. To no one. General have I been as much indebted aa to yourself for uniform Kindness and consideration, ana it has always been my ardent desire to merit your appro bation. I shall carry to the grave the most grate- xui recollections or your kind consideration, ana your name ana lame win always be dear to me, Save tn defense of my State, I never desire to draw my sword. Be pleased to accept my most earnest wishes for the continuance of your liappl ness and prosperity, and believe me, most truly yours, k. li. lee. Lieut-General Winfikld Scott. Commanding United States Aarmy. But, having once determlued "to go with his S ate," he entered into the struggle with all his en( rgy, and rose rapidly to the position of the most brilliant and capable soldier in the Confe derate army. His first service began shortly after his retirement from Arlington in April. He was early made a brigadier-general, and in August, 1861, was assigned to the command of Garnett's (Rich Mountain) army. He soon after encountered General J. J. Reynolds' Brigade at Cheat Mountain, and was defeated with heavy loss, and was compelled to retreat upon General Floyd's fortified position, and by joining his forces to theirs, endeavor to regain his lost grbund. He made several efforts, but before anything important could be accomplished the rigors of winter had declared a truce, and Lee was recalled to Richmond. Thus far, his mili tary career was regarded as a failure by the Southern leaders. At Richmond he was first on duty In the Ad jutant's office of the War Department, and did not again figure prominently in the war until during the battles before Richmond in the spring of 1862, when, by the wounding of General Joe Johnston, he was again placed in command this time of the largest of the Rebel armies. It was a fortunate honor for him. McClellan had been weakened by his long campaign. The iteueis naa strengtnenea their army by every means in their power. Lee at once achieved a grand reputation by stopping McClellan's ad vance and by following him to hid gunboats on the James river, The moment that Richmond became relieved by McClellan's evacuation of Harrison's Land ing, Lee began a rapid movement by Fredericks burg against Washington. His intention was to strike General Pope, who held the Shenandoah valley, and destroy him before McClellan could come up, and then march directly upon Wash lngton. Ibe march was made with great rapidity, and the attack with much energy, but failed. Tbe junction of the two forces was made during the three days' battle at Manasses, in August, 1862, generally known as the second battle of Bull Run. Although Lee was brought to a halt, and compelled to abandon his plans, he reported his movements as being signally successful, the purpose of tbe campaign being, he claimed, fully accomplished by the relief of tbe line of the Rappahannock. The Southern people were highly gratified by the report of the claimed advantages, and tbe Northern people correspondingly discouraged; but Jeff. Davis was not satisfied with the meagre result achieved, and ordered a further advance on Washington. Lee determined on an inva sion of Maryland as tbe best plan of accomplish ing the desired purpose, and as early as the 1st of September ordered an advance. The Rebel army began to cross the Potomac on Septem ber 4, and soon after pushed rapidly into Mary land. Lee occupied Frederick, Maryland, on the 8th of the same month. On tho 12th a por tlon of his army had a sharp action at Middle town, Maryland, and on tbe day following the advance of McClellan's army, under General Reid, was encountered at Boonesboro. The two armies fought and manoeuvred for position until September 17, when the campaign culml nated In the battle of Antietam and the defeat of tbe Rebels, with a loss of fourteen thousand in killed and wounded. Lee was forced to retreat, and on the 19th succeeded In recroesing Into Virginia. He was not pursued, and quietly moved down the valley, and again occupied bis old line of the Rappa hannock. Here he succeeded in repulsing the attacks of General Bnrnside at Fredericksburg, in December, 1SG2, and of General .Hooker at Chancellorsvllle, in May, 1853; and by these successes was confirmed in his belief that the Rappahannock was the most formidable line for the defense of Richmond, an opinion which did not find favor with Beauregard and other Rebel leaders. His offensive campaigns had thus far all been signal failures; but, Inspirited by the successes achieved by him while acting on tbe defensive, he was prompted to again assume the offensive. In June, 1863, he started on the famous invasion of Pennsylvania, inaugurating the movement with a considerable success at Winchester in the capture ot the garrison. He immediately pushed northward and entered Pennsylvania, encountering the advance of General Meade's army at Gettysburg, July 1. This day's battle served only to bring the two armies face to face, and at eunrise on the 2d of July, Lee gan, with some doubt and hesita tion, his third offensive buttle. It ended, as all our readers know, in bis defeat and retreat. This hfl effected with much skill, moving rapidly down tbe valley of the Shenandoah, and again taking up his defensive position on the favorite line of the Rappahannock. Here he remained quiet daring the winter, preparing for the spring campaign. In tbe spring of 1864, General Grant, fresh from the victorious fields of the West, assumed the chief command of tbe Union army, giving his direct personal supervision to that branch of it which Lee had hitherto held at bay In Vir ginia. On the 5th. of May began the remarkable series of battles which resulted In driving Lee back from the Rappa hannock to tbe defenses of Richmond. The movements of Lee were energetic and masterly, and were characterized by almost as much stub bornness as marked those of his antagonist. The battles of the Wilderness, Spottsylvanla Court House, and Cold Harbor followed In quick succession, and in June the siege of Petersburg and Richmond commenced. Into its Intricate details we have neither time nor space to enter, and they are, moreover, still fresh iu the minds of the neople. Lee was placed in tbe absolute chief command of the Rebel army, and placed beyond the pale of Jeff. Davis' meddlesome interference. But it was too late, Tho autumn and early winter were successfully devoted by Grant to severing the railway communications of the Rebels, and finally the Southeide Railroad, the only com munication which still remained intact, was threatened. On April 2, 1865, this line was thoroughly broken, after the victory of Five Forks, and on the following day Richmond and Petersburg, now become untenable, were evacu ated. The retreating Rebel army was closely followed up, and on the 9th of April its de moralized fragments were surrendered at Appo mattox. The career of the famous Army of Virginia was at last at an end, and it only re mained for Sherman to complete his grand march to the sea to bring down tho unstable fabric of the Confederacy. The war at an end, General Lee retired to private life, and for more than five years main tained a reserved and unostentatious seclusion which was in keeping with his predominant family characteristic and eminently to his credit. In August, 1865, he accepted the Presidency of Washington College, at Lexington, Virginia, whither he soon retired, and continued to strive earnestly to build up its shattered fortunes. In this effort he met with a well-deserved success, and, apart from the almost universal sympathy of the Southern people which he enjoyed on account of the part taken by him in the Rebellion, his death will he a serious loss to the cause of the peaceful pursuit to which he bad devoted the remainder of his lite and bis unquestionable abili ties. For a year or two past he had been in failing health. On the 2Sth of Septem ber he was seized with a fainting fit, by which he was completely prostrated for some days. But be gradually mended, and until within a day or two his ultimate recovery was confidently anticipated. General Lee was about five feet eight inches in height, and well-proportioned and compact in frame. His well-built and squarely-shaped head was indicative of the energy of his character. Ills eyes were keen and dark, his nose finely formed, his mouth expressive of firmness, and his entire countenance betokened a gentle and benevolent disposition. The heavy growth of short grey hair which covered his head, mouth, and chin lent him a venerable appearance, and to this his manners gave additional grace. In his de portment he was unostentatious, almost severely so. Of his character as a man and a soldier we speak at length elsewhere. He is dead the greatest of the confederate cnieitains, in truth. one of the greatest generals of the age, and his death has thrown the whole Southern section of the country into profound and unaffected crief. This is but natural, aad no man would have it otherwise. Gilbert Dean. Gilbert Dean, a noted New York lawyer and judge, died yesterday morning at Poughkeepsie. He was a native of uutcness county and a graduate of Yale College. He was twice elected to Congress by the Democrats, once in 1350 from the Eighth district, and again in 1852 from the same district, then renumbered the Twelfth. In July, 1854, he was appointed a Justice of the Supreme Court by Governor Seymour. At the next election he was defeated by Judge Etnott, and he then moved to New York city, and be came a member of a law firm. He was counsel for Mrs. Cunnlugbam in tbe Dr. Burdell case in 1857, and succeeded in securing her acquittal, He was elected to the Assembly in 1862, and was nominated by that body for Speaker, but withdrew on account of an equal division of the House, which prevented any choice. He was twice married, and his surviving wife was the daughter of the noted abolitionist of Utica, Alvin Stewart. His health of late years has been very delicate, and he has done but little business and taken but little part ia public affairs for some time past. Euille do la Hue. Tbe Commendatore Emile de la Rue, a well- known foreign banker, and the last surviving representative of an ancient Swiss bunking house established in Genoa for more than a century, died of smallpox, on the 25th of last month, at Verona, ihis Danger was also con siderable of a statesman, and though a citizen of Geaeva, he strongly took the side of Italy, .1 ,4 m Pft.in avAilF n. PIAAA TrionH i hltJ was employed on several occasions for the good of the country. He bad repeatedly been seqt on delicate missions to both England and t ranee. He was called to Florence in lsoo by Bcloltro, the then Minister of Finance, for consultatlou on Important financial matters. He was there made Commander of the Orders of St. Maurice and St. Lazarus. SPECIAL NOTICES. Flrr ail llUnnnt flprrlnt ft'olim are Tnrlile rtto. tviy ACADEMY OF M U B I c. v THE STAR COURSE OF LECTURES OPENING LECTURE OF THE SEASON BY MISS ANNA E. 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Subscribed and sworn to before me this twelfth day of October, 1370. j. r. uiiuiLiij, 10122t Notary Public. BARGAINS IN WORKED SLIPPERS. we oner to tne lauies a large lot of worked Slippers, In raised work and worked on toes, at very low prices. One lot at 50 cents, One lot at 75 cents. One lot at 11-25. One lot at $1-60. One lot at f 1-75. One lot at 2. Regular stock of Sofa Pillows, Pin-Cushions, and Embroidered Slippers, at low price. Best Zephyr, sold full weight. Best American Zephyrs 15 cents. Stocking Yarns, Wool, and Cotton. Silk and Jet Buttons. 9 88 tuths lm Gimps and Fringe. RAPSON'S, N. W. cor. EIGHTH and CHERRY Streets. tfW TURNERS IJN1VEK3L. NEUltAWilA w PILL Is an UNFAILING REMEDY for Neu. raliria Facialis. No form of Nervous Disease fails to yield to its wonderful power. Even in the severest cases of Chronic Neuralgia Its use for a few days attords the most astonishing relief, and rarely fails to produce a complete and permanent cure, it con tains no tiiaterials in the slightest degree Injurious. It has the unqualified approval of tne best physi cians. Thousands. In every part of the country. gratefully acknowledge its power to soothe the tor tured nerves and restore tne failing strength. It is sold by all dealers in drugs ana meaioines. TURNER CO.. Proprietors, 9 29 thstu No. 120 THKMONT St., Buaion, Mass. HARPER'S nAIR DYETOE ONLY harmless and reliable Dye known. This splen did Hair Dye Is perfect. Changes red, rusty, or grey hair, whiskers, or moustache instantly to a giosay black or natural brown, without injuring the hair or atnininir the akin, leavlnir the hair soft and beauti ful. Only 50 cenU for a large box. CALLENDKR, THIRD and WALNUT: JOHNSON, HOLLOWAY A COW DEN, No. eoSAKC'll btreet; TKKMWrni. No. 614 CUESNUT Street ;YARN ELL, FIFTEENTH and MARKET Streets: BROWN, FIFTH and CHESNUT Streets, and all Druggists, 6 81 tf 4p fco- STEREOPTICON ENTERTAINMENTS w eiven to Churches. Sunday-schools. Societies, etc. etc. Having the largest assortment of Slides in the city. I have unequalled facilities for giving these delightful entertainments. Constantly re ceiving new pictures. .Engagements may do now iiiumo uj iuuiiiu ui W. Ml' No. 728 CUESNUT Street, 9 22 thstnlm Second story. THE RARE OLD PLAYERS. An entirely new Lecture by CHARLES W. BROOKE, ACADEMY OK MUSIC, THURSDAY, Oct. 13. Admission, 60 cents. Reserved Seats, 75 centi, which mav 1) procured on and after Saturday, Oct. 8. at Lee & Walker's, Ne. 92 Chesnut. and at tho Box Oltlce of the Academy. 10 6 tf MUST BE SOLD No. 240 SOUTH EIGHTH Street, modern four-story DWELLING, wita larue back bulldlima. suitable for buvneas or resi lience, only I two cash required. Apply on the premises. 10 13 61 OROOERIE8, ETO. FHESII GROCERIES. W are now receiving dally new additions to oar Stock of Fresh Goods FOR TABLE USE, BOTH FANCY AND STAPLE, And are offering them at the very lowest cash price. E. BRADFORD CLARKE. SUCCESSOR TO SIMON COLTON & CLARKE, S. W. Corner BROAD and WALNUT, 9 1 thstutf4p PHILADELPHIA, PRY GOODS. HIIAWJL8. JOHN W; THOMAS, 405 and 407 N. SECOND St., Has just opened a large lot of PAISLEY 8HAWL8, In Long and Square; Open and Closed Centres. OTTOMAN STRIPE REVERSIBLE SHAWLS. Together with a handsome assortment of BLANKET SHAWLS, XN LONG AND SQUARE, 9 84 Btnth4p3m STRIPE AND PLAID. LINEN DEPARTMENT. Constant additions both by importation and pur chases from onr own and New York markets. PERKINS & CO., 9 South NINTH Street, 9 13 tuthsSnUp PHILADELPHIA. REAL INDIA SHAWLS AND SCARFS. GEORGE FRYER, No. 916 CHESNUT STREET, Will open ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, AN -KGANT ASSORTMENT OF India (Kmcl's ZXair Shawls and Scarfs, At lower pt': w than ever offered before. 9 23 2m GEORGE D. VISHAM, No. 7 North EIGHTH Street, la now prepared to offer one of the largest and best selected stocks of Dress Goods To be found In the city, and win be sold at the LOWEST CASH PRICES. NEW GOODS OPENING DAILY. Eighth Street Emporium for Black Silks! Black Silks! BLACK TAFFETA. BLACK GKOS GRAIN, heavy, 11-50, $1-75, $2. BLACK GROS GRAIN, wide, i. BLACK OROS GRAIN, rich, fJ-25, 12-50, $9 75. 13. 13-50, 14, t40, t5. For Bargains call at GEORGE D. WISHM-S ONE PRICE STORE, 9 83 thslSt No. 7 North EIGHTH Street. Our Motto Small Profit ond Quick Sales. FINANCIAL.. DREXEL & CO., No. 34 SOUTH THIKD STREET, American and Foreign Hankers Issue Letters of Credit for Travellers, entitling the boldra to draw on LONDON, PARIS or BASLE, Switzerland. Also, available throughout the United States. Draw at sigh and by telegraph on SATHER & CO., San FranclFco. Deal in Gold and Government and other Securi ties. Receive Gold and Currency deposits subject Ito draft at elybt. Jhexel, Wtnthrop & Co.,Drexel, Ilarjes A Co. No. is WU Street, No. 8 Rue Scribe, Newlork. 1 Paris. IOWA. J30IVI3H. KEOKUK, MUSCAT INK, DUBUQUE, LEE COUNTY, And other Iowa bonds (city or county) bought at best rates. BOWARD DARLINGTON, 10 10 lni No. 147 Sooth FOURTH Street. CLOTHS, QAS8IMERE8. ETO. 1 KEIM & BIDDLE, CLOTH HOUSE, I. W. Corner SECOND and DIAKUET Streets. CLOTHS, CAQSXI022XIX23, VXSTIWGO, AND ALL GOODS FOR IMoii's anclBojys Wear AT LOWEST riilCES. 3LZ2IXVI & BIDDLE, 0. W. Corner SECOND and MARKET, 10 1 stntlrn4p PHILADELPHIA. I)ERSONiJ A YOUNG LADY WHO HAS HAD experience in the control of eccentric and feeble-minded children at the State Institution at Media, would arrange with the parents or guardian, of any one needing such services. Inquire of Rev. E. K. Hale, liostou, Mass., or Doctor J, N. Kerlia, Principal of laultutleu, Media, Pa. 10 lit 6f V v.