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THE DAILY EVENING TELEGRAPH PHILADELPHIA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1870.
S WIXB VliMiTS ODE. From the London Saturday Iietieio. "There wan a little quiver fellow and 'a would manage you his piece thus; and 'a would about and about, aud come you in, and come you in; 'rah, tab, tab.' would 'a rat; 'bounce' would 'a Bay; and away again would 'a go, and again would 'a come; I shall never see such a fellow." Without iu any way in tending to be disrespectful to Mr. Swinburne, we must admit that in his political writings he irresistibly reminds us of Justice Shallow's "little quiver fellow." He chooses for him self indeed a nobler scene than "Arthur's uhow at Mile-end Green." He does not "come you in, come you in" till the red flag is likely to be unfurled in some capital of Eu rope, but when he does, his actions and his words are much the same. " 'Hah, tah, tah' would he say, 'bounce' would he say," would, we venture to suggest, be a more appropriate motto to his "Ode on the Proclamation of the French Republic" than the line he gives us from -flischylns. As we have not the least doubt that Mr. Swinbarno is engaged in writing an ode in anticipation of the proclamation of the Roman republic, we beg to inform him that he is quite at liberty to appropriate to himself this motto if be pleases. Mr. Swinburne is indeed such a "quiver fellow" that he can compose an ode almost as fast as the people of Paris can esta blish a republic. We must have little doubt that the duration of the one will be almost as long as that of the other. Six days after the Republic was proclaimed this ode was pub lished. It may perhaps be the case that both poet and publisher were anxious to avoid an awkward contingency, and were fearful lest the Republic should have collapsed before the ode had been printed. We shall not do Mr. Swinburne the injustice to suppose that he kept this ode by him ready for anything that might turn up, whether in France or Italy. We have no doubt that, as he has a complete command over words and as complete an in difference to sense, he can strike off some three hundred ' lines as easily as Hotspur killed you "some six or seven dozen of Soots at a breakfast." We must do him the justice to admit that his nonsense is at all events melodious nonsense. We have often wished. however, that he could have been a second Mendelssohn, and could have composed his songs without words. We should never, in that case, have been stopped in our enjoyment of his melody by awk ward reflections about his meaning. We consider, indeed, that nature intended Mr. Swinburne much more for a mu sician than a poet. A man may take liberties with his fiddlestick that he cannot take with his pen, and so long as be pleases the ear, need not consider the understanding. As it is, we can never read Mr. Swinburne for long together without getting thoroughly weary of him. His perfect rhythm becomes at last tiresome, and we do not And any relief in the worse than indecency of which he is too often guilty. As we read him we are re minded of one of Bos well's stories: "A fentleman who introduced his brother to Dr. ohnson was earnest to recommend him to the Doctor's notice, which he did by saying, 'When we have sat together some time, . you'll find my brother very entertaining. ' 'Sir (said Johnson), I can wait."' "We read through one of Mr. Swinburne's poems, and hope that they will in time grow entertaining and, we may add, intelligible, but, unlike Johnson, we do not find that we can wait. No doubt Mr. Swinburne (has written not a little that is very beautiful. But even his finest poems have passages v Inch are conspicuous by a remarkable ab eeuce of anything like sense. In reading his puems we think we can often notice that the particular form his folly takes is fixed rather by an apt rhyme than by anything else. Rhyme and reason with him are almost pynoymous, but if the choice lies between the two he prefers the rhymo. Then, too, his mind seems so little capable of accuracy that he makes the most curious contradic tions within the space of a very few lines. In the well-known chorus in the Alalanta there a remarkable instance of this. We refer, of course, to the chorus that tells of the making of man. In the first line we are told that it was "before the begin ning of years," but in the sixteenth line we read, to our surprise, that one of the in gredients of which man was formed "was a measure of sliding sand from under the feet of the years." Both lines are very pretty in themselves, and each contains an unexcep tionable rhyme for tears. Nevertheless it would have been more satisfactory if these years had actually been in existence before the sand was taken from beneath their feet. In the ode before ns Mr. Swinbarne cannot always plead the justification of the rhyme for the nonsense which he has written. Days terrible with love Red-shod with flames thereof, is not only rant, but it is rant and a bad rhyme into the bargain. By the way, we wonder, if Mr. Swinburne were required to write a poem, and were at the same time for bidden to introduce red and flames, fire and blood, kisses and tears, whether he would succeed. We all know that the ordinary hymn is founded on the axiom that king rhymes with sing, and on the postulates that word rhymes with Lord and love with vioce. We wonder which would fare the worse, if robbed of their favorite words, Mr. Swinburne or the hymn-writers. We doubt, in either case, whether there would be many complete stanzas left. We wish Mr. Swin burne could be tempted to follow in Gains borough's steps for once, and show that he is capable, if not a "Blue Boy," at all events of a composition that is not red. We are tired of "fangs of fire," "fire of long pain," "blood of thought," "blood-blackening faces," "bloodiest hour," "bloody tears." We think we have read all this before, more than once, too, and we must remonstrate with him on treating ns as the "mad blind mor row" treats France, and whelming our head, as well as hers, "with sanguine waves." And yet in the midst of this extravagance there are splendid lines, lines whioh no other poet living, except, perhaps. Mr. browning, could have written. What simplicity and beauty and force of language there are in such a passage as this: Better an end of all men's races. Better the world's whole work were done, And lire wiped out or ail our traces, And there were left to time not one, Trail such as these that nil thy graves Should sow In slaves the seed of slaves. The beauty of this passage is, however, sadly marred by the two repulsive lines that pre cede it What though thy thousand! at thy knees Lie thick as grave-worms feed on these. We cannot as we read but exolaim with Ham let, "How abhorred my imaginvtion is ! my gorge rises at it." The dead too, Mr. Swin burne should remember, have their claims ts deoent respect, and though, as we read in the newspapers, the great floods have washed open their graves at Metz, that is no reason why Mr. Swinburne shall do the same with his torrent of words. Here again is a fine passage: Hope, with fresh heavens to track, Looks for a breath's space tack. rt'here the divine years reach hands to this their brother; And souls of men whose death Was light to her and breath Send word of love yet living to the living mother. It is a pity that Mr. Swinburne Rhould have ushered in fluoh lines with the following dog gerel, which is about worthy of the grave stone poet among the Fenians: Pay to day, man to man l'lights love republican. He had a few pagos before given us: Light of the II (fit of man, Reborn republican, and we were not so well pleased with the jin gle as to wish to have it repeated. Though there are not a few other passages besides the two we have quoted above where Mr. Swinburne shows that he can write with great beauty and great vigor, we cannot but look upon the whole composition as a flood of "effluent" words (to quote his own language), "effused and shed" on the public. If Mr. Swinburne has been at the seat of war fill ing, for instance, the part of special corres pondent te the Telegraph during Mr. Sola's unfortunate arrest we can excuse him a great deal. Many a man's brain has been turned with less excitement before now. We should be glad to find that he Las had some such ex cuse as this for the following lines: AH the lights of tl e sweet heaven that slag together, ah me years 01 tne green eartn mat oare man free. Rays and lightnings of the fierce or tender weather, iieignts ana lowlands, wastes ana neauianas or the sea. Dawns and sunsets, hours that hold the world in tetner, Be our wltnesae a and seals of things to be. Lo, the mother, the .Republic universal, nanus mat noia time last, nands 1 ceding men with might. Lips that sing the song of the earth, that make re- - ncarsai Of all seasons and the swav of day with night : Eyes that see as from a mountain the dispersal, The huge ruin of things evil, and the flight ; Large exulting limbs and bosom godlike moulded v nere tne man-cnua nangs, ana womo wherein he lay. s Very Hie that could It die would leave the soul dean, Fare whereat all fears and forces flee awav. Breath that moves the world as winds a flower-bell folded, Feet that, trampling the gross darkness, beat out day. In the first place, we cannot but think that Mr. Swinburne, though doubtlessly quite un consciously, borrows one, if not two, of his rhymes from Mr. Browning. The first and fifth lines remind ns somewhat too strongly of the beginning of "The Grammarian's Funeral," where "singing together" ends the second line and "each in its tether," the fourth. If Mr. Swinburne had contented himself with merely borrowing from Mr. Browning, we should not have raised much objection. Ills meaning would have been no doubt rather obscure, but with patient study might have been found out. The more, how ever, we study the lines we have quoted, the less can we guess what they mean. Is the time that is held fast by the hands of the uni versal Republic, the same as the hours that hold the world in tetherr If bo, we can only suppose that it is a somewhat involved way of saying that the universal Republio holds the world in tether; for if the Republic's bonds holds the hours fast, and the hours hold the world, it wotild seem to follow that the Republio holds the world. But, then, why should these hours that are held fast be so solemnly invoked to be wit nesses and seals that they are held fast ? And what about the hands feeding men with might ? It would seem to be the case that the Republic universal caught the hours hold ing the world of men in tether, and naturally cdming to the rescue arrested the hours with one hand, and with the other fed the poor ex hausted world. Justice Shallow's "little quiver fellow" could not beat this, and we wouldback up Mr. Swinburne to say "bounce" against him or any one else in the world. Happily for France, English words cannot flood her quite so easily as Prussian soldiers. Otherwise, in the straits to which the French are reduced, we should expect to see Mr. Swinburne's ode received with the same cries that interrupted the States-General in 7789 JJu pain; pas tant de longs uiscours. Tub Tousn Question. The Russian preBs, which in its alarm at the increasing power of Germany has been looking about for allies, now goes so far as to recommend the Government even to make concessions to the Poles In order to obtain their support for Russia against her formidable neighbor and rival. The most remarkable of the articles on this subject Is one In the h'xchanje (lazett of St. Petersburg, discussing at great length the advantage that would accrue to Russia from such a policy. The Gazette says that Russia's turn will come next now that Austria and France have been oeaten, and that she will have to light against even greater numbers than those two powers. "Austria was op posed to 17,000,000 Prussians; France to 40,0i)i),00t confederated Germans; while Russia, by the time war again breaks out, will be opposed to a united Germany of from 60.000,000 to 60,000,000." The real cause of the misfortunes of Austria and France, pro ceeds the Gazette, la the want of allies abroad and the presence of hostile elements at home. Russia, too, will have no allies among the European States ; for France win be exhausted; Italy, Sweden, and Denmark of little use, Austria and Turkey hostile, and England neutral. But she would have power ful allies In the Slavonic races If they were properly organized. At present, however, they are sp'lt up among so many different States that they are power- less out of their own territory. "If Russia were to go to Constantinople or Vienna, their assistance would enable her to attain her object almost without firing a shot ; but in a war with Prussia she would find no other opponent of the victors of Sadowa and Sedan except, perhaps, the Poles of Poseii, whose assistance, however, would be as doubtful as it Is useless." The great object of Russian po'.li-y, thinks the Gazette, should therefore be "to liberate the Slavonic world." By doing this she would not only provide herself with strong and devoted allies, but remove from her own territory her most formid able danger the Polish question, "it is certain that Poland could do a great deal of harm to Russia If slie were Involved In a war. unless Russia will make herself the leader or Slavonic inlty, she must for ages carry on a silent or open struggle with the Poles ; unless she will solve the Polish question, her taking up the Slavonic cause will plunge her into a war with Germany under dls advantageous circumstances. Poland is really the key of the situation." The Gazette next proceeds to Bhowthat Bismarck would probably make war on Russia ostensibly for the sake of the .Poles, as he did on Denmark for the llolstelners, on Austria for the Italians and Hungarians, and on France for the op poneuts of Napoleon. "We may be sure that this Bayard of the nineteenth century, If he should attack Russia, will do so la order to protect the Protestant religion and the German nationality In the Baltic provinces and Finland, and at the same time to assist the oppressed Poles, and wipe oat the great crime of the age. There will arise a Prussian party In Poland after Sedan, as there did an Austrian one after Sadow. To this treacherous intrigue Russia can only oppose the Slavonic nationality and the solution of the Polish question on the basis of Slavonic unity." s ThRkvbkuk or Germany. In view of whit has been laid about the had treatment of the French prisoners by the Prussians, the following extract from Carlyle'i "Life of Frederick the Uret" is of Interest as showing what GermauyiB avenging: Branderode. a village two leagues from this rTTroil.iivfv in u n i nt.i nnt tiiiit: nrtti.kilv aliUMr hud aiiythlDir left. Chief Inspector Baron von Rome's ScbloKs there, with its splendid appointments, they (the Freuch) ruined utterly : took ail money, victuals, valuable, furniture. i-l tlies, linen, aud beds; all thejr could carry ; w bat could not be carried aay they cut, hewed, aud smashed to piece; hr.iketne wine casks, and evtu tore up the documents aud letters they found Ivtng in th place. Brandrode Port was twice s-t fire to by them, and wax at Iwt with Zetichfeld, which is an Amtsdorf after b th had been plundered reduced to ashes. Tiie churches of Branderode and Zeuchfeld, with seve ral other churches, were plundered, the altars broken, the altar-cloths and other vestures cut to pieces, and the sacred vessels and cups carried way. It is one of their smallest doings that they robbed a Saxon clergyman three times over on the public highway, shot at him, tied him to a horse's tail, and dragged htm along with th m, so that he ia now lying lil in danger of his lire. On the whole, It la our beloved pastors, clergymen most of all, that have been plundered of everything they had. InWelschuta a French colonel who wanted to ride out upon the works made the there Pastor, Mgister Schren, stoop down l.j way of horse block, and mounted iuto the saddle from nls back. Churches are all smashed; obscene songs were aung, in form of lltanr. from the pulpit and altars; what was done with the communion vessels when they were not worth stoal ing," "is hideous to the religious snse, and shall not be mentioned in human speech" These last are Cartyle's own words. "But," It may be said, "the French are changed since 1787, and would have acted with scrupulous humanity and courtesy had they been victorious in this war and marched triumphantly Into Germany." It may be so at any rate they burned a m-ti alive the other day for sup posed sympathy with Prussia. Such recollections as this passage recalls have never died out in Germany; they have kept warm to this day in a hundred villages and towns. The Germans should be careful to leave no such memo ries In France, knowing well their deep and lasting Influence. Getting Used To It It Is interesting to mark the progress of civilization from year to year. On the 19th of September, last year, all Europe quivered with horror at the slaughter of the Klnck family by Tropmann. The violent death of seven persons shocked the civilized world. How vast has been our Improvement in this short period 1 what tone have our nerves acquired ! We read of the slaugh ter of 7000 persons with far more calmness than we heard of the slaughter of seven. The Klnck tamlly were only sacrifled to the exigencies of an indivi dual ; the thousands whoso corpses are lying beneath the battle-fields In Alsace and Lorraine have been sacrificed to the necessities of nations; and herein lies the difference. Vet we should never forgot that the victims in each case are lndlvldnals; every wounded man lying now In a hospital surfers more than any of the Klncks. Gamblers tell us that it is not so much the money they lose at the table that ruins them as the l'n possibility they find of econo mizing shillings in the ordinary transactions or life, when they have accustomed themselves to stake hundreds of pounds on one throw of the dice; and so It Is with human lives. We lose all senso of their vaiue in the lavish waste of war. Arkansas Is rapidly becoming one of the most Important States In the southwestern portion of the Union In the development of her vast mineral re sources. The entire taxable property of the State, according to the assessed valuation, amounts to the handsome sum of t!2t),000,ooo, and the State debt only about 14,300,000. MNANOIAL, HOST DESIRABLE INVESTMENT! LEIIIGII VALLEY RAILROAD 7 Per Cent. Mortgage Bonds. We otrer for sale, at par and accrued interest, the SEVEN PER CENT. BONDS, Free from all Taxation op mi LEIIIGII VALLEY RAILROAD 00. The Railroad property, whluh is mortgaged for security of the holders of these Bonds, is finished, and has been In lull working order since 1S54, earn lng and paying to its stockholders dividends of ten per cent, per annum regularly upon the tall paid-up capital stock, now amounting to f lT.OST.aw. The Bonds have forty years to run, ARB REGIS TERED and FREE FROM ALL TAXE3, Interest SEVEN PER CENT. PER ANNUM, payable Sep tembcr and March. For further particulars, apply to DKEXEl. iV CO., ;. & II. HO It IK. W.V NEVVHOMK80N..V AERTNEN. Philadelphia, August 3, 1370. 9 10 lm JOHN sTrUSHTON & CO.. BANKERS AND BROKERS. NOVEMBER COUPONS WANTED. City Warrants BOUGHT AND SOLD. Mo. 50 South THIRD Street, 8 265 PHILADELPHIA. 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Free of State and United States Taxes. The price at present is 00 and Accrued Interest in Currency. This Koad, with Its connection with the Pennsylvania Kailroad at Lewistown. brinira the Anthracite Goal Fields 67 MILES nearer the Western and Southwestern markets. With this advantage it will oontrol that trade. The Lumber Trade, and the immense and valuable deposit of ores in this section, together with the thickly peopled district through whioh it runs, will secure it a very large and crofitable trade. WEfl. PAINTER & CO., Dealers in Government Securities, No. 30 South THIRD Street, tfp PHILADELPHIA. JayCookeG). PHILADELPHIA, NEW YORK, AND WASHINGTON, HANKER 8, AND Dealers in Government Securities. Special attention given to the Purchase and Sale of Bonds and mocks on Commission, at the Board of iMUMjrn in mm ana omer cities. INTEREST ALLOWED ON DEPOSITS. COLLECTIONS MADE ON ALL POINTS. COLD AND SILVER BOUtiUT AND SOLD. Reliable Railroad Bonds for Investment. Pamphlets and full Information given at oar office, No. 114 SOUTH THIRD STREET, PHILADELPHIA. HO 1 3m It 8 L E. Six Per Cent loan of the City of Williamiport, Pennsylvania, FREE OF AT.r, TAXES, At 85, and Accrued Interest. These Bonds are made absolutely secure bv act o Legislature compelling the city to levyBuulclent tax to pay Interest and principal. P. 8. PETERSON & CO.. No. 39 SOUTH THIRD STREET, U PHILADELPHIA UNITED STATES SECURITIES Bought, Sold and Exchanged on Most Liberal Terms. o o l r Sought and Sold at Market Bates. COUPONS CASHED Pacific Railroad Bonds BOUGHT AND SOLD. Stocks Bought and Sold on Commis sion Only. Accounts received and Interest allowed on Dally Balances, auoject to cuect at sight. DE HA YEN & BRO., No. 40 South THIRD Street, S 11 PHILADELPHIA. COUPONS. THE 7 PER CENT. GOLD COUPONS or TBM SUNBURY AND LEWISTOWN RR. CO. Due October 1, Will be paid on and after that date at the Banking Houue of WM. PAINTER a CO.. No. 36 SOUTH THIRD STREET. !1 S2t J. O. L. 8HINDEL, Treasurer. I L V FOB GALE. C. T. YEHKES, Jr., I CO., BANKERS AND BROKERS, Mo. SO South THIRD Street. U PHILADELPHIA FINANOIAL.. Wilmington and Reading XUULXIOAD Seven Per Cent. Bonds, FREE OF TAXES. We are ottering: $a 00,000 of the Second Mortgagee Honds ot this Company AT 821 AND ACCRUED IKTERE3T. For the convenience of Investors these Bonds are Issued In denominations of $10008, $8000, and 100s. The money Is required for the purchase of addl tional Rolling Stock and the full equipment of the Road. The road la now finished, and doing a business largely In excess of the anticipations of Its officers. The trade offerlns nrcpssltatea a large additional outlay for roller .u ,, afford fall facilities for Its prompt transaction, the present rolling stock not Delng sufficient to accommodate the trade, WM. PAINTER & CO., BANKERS, No. 30 South THIRD Street, ss PHILADELPHIA, A LEGAL INVESTMENT FOB Trustees. Executors an d Administrators. WE OFFER FOR SALE 52,000,000 or THl Pennsylvania Railroad Co.'s UEHERAL IrlORTGAUB Six Per Cent. Bonds at 95 And Interest Added to tha Iate f Purchase. All Free From Htute Tax. and Issued In Hums of $1000. These bondi are coupon and registered, Interest on the former i ayaule January and July 1 ; on the latter April and October 1, and by an act of the Legislature, approved April 1, 1S70, are made a LEGAL INVESTMENT for Administrators, Execa tors, Trustees, etc. For further particulars apply to fay Cooke Jk Co.. E. XV. Clark Ac Co., IV. II. Newbold, Son & Aerten, C. St II. llorle. ioi im COUPONS, THE COUPONS OF TIIE FIRST MORT GAGE BONDS OF THK Wilmingtou and Reading Railroad, Due October 1, Will be paid, on and alter that date, at the Banking House of WM. PAINTER & CO., No. 3G S. THIRD ST., PHILADELPHIA. 9 23 tolB W. a HILLES, Treasurer. NOTICE. TO TRUSTEES AND EXECUTORS. The cheapest Investment authorized by law are General Mortgage Sonds of the Penn sylvania Railroad Company. APPLY TO D. C. WHARTON SMITH & CO., BANKERS AND BROKERS, No. 121 SOUTH THIRD STREET, PHILADELPHIA. 203 203 IIAllIlISSOrj GRAXftBO, BANKER. DEPOSIT ACCOUNTS RECEIVED AND INTER EST ALLOWED ON DAILY BALANCES. OK 1 1 KHS PKOMPTLY EXECUTED FOR THE PUKCBASB AND SALE OF ALL KELIAiJLB SE CCKITIES. COLLECTIONS MADE EVERYWHERE. REAL ESTATE COLLATERAL LOANS NEGO TIATED. 8 816m No. 203 S. SIXTH St., PMlada. SAXON GREEN NEVER FADES. 8 l em J. T. B ASTON. M'MAHON. I? ASTON Sc NcMAHON, SBIPPIXQ AKD COMMISSION MERCHANTS, No. S COBNTIKS SLIP. New York, No. 18 SOUTH WHARVES, Philadelphia, No. 40 W. PRATT STREET, Baltimore. We are prepared to ship every description oi Freight to Philadelphia. New York, WUinlttton, and lnteraiediattt points with promptness and detipatch. Canal Boau and Steam-tugs foruluhed at the shorteal Lottua. HARNESS. SADDLES, AND TRUNKS. LARGE stock, a 1 grades. Also, several thousand lione Covers, Lap ltujts, and Rotn-x, Bitllintc at low pncp. to the trade or retail MOiLU S, No. TiO MAUKKT Street, above Seventh. S It lm ADO riON 8AL.ES. M THOMAS c PONS. N08. 139 AND 141 S. FOURTH STREET. SPECIAL SALE OF SUPERIOR CABIN KT FURNITURE. On Friday MornlnR, 14 tli Inst, at 10 o'clock, at the auction store, second story, by catalogue, iin extensive anort.mmit of Su perior Cabinet Furniture from manufacturer. Par ticulars In catalogues now ready, 1018 2t Pale No. 8031 Pins Strpct, SUPERIOR FURNITURE, FINE RRUSSELS AND OlllHK UAKrKiS, ETU. On Frldav Morning, : October 14th.t 10 O'clock. Rt N. snai Plnn atroat by catalogue, the entire Superior Furniture. 10 list TUIOMAS BIRCH A SON, AUCTIONEERS AND JL COMMISSION MERCHANTS, No. 1 110 CUBS NUT Street; rear entrance No. lioi Sanaom street. Sale at No. 11 in Cliesnut strret. HANPSOM K WALNUT KA It LOR. LIBRARY. CHAMBER, ANDIMNINO-ROOM FURNITURE; Fine Velvet, Brussels, and Ingrain Carpets ; Large and Smalf Mantel and Pier Mirrors, Chamber Glasses; 4 Handsome Rosewood Piano-fortes, by Steck and others; Large and Small Bookcases; Sideboards, Extension Dining Tables, OiUee Desks, Centre and Bouquet Tables; Spring and Hair Mattresses; Cottage Suits and Wardrobes; Larg Aquarium; Paintings, Engravings; Kitchen Fur niture, Etc. On Friday Morning, At 9 o'clock, at No. mo Chesnnt street,bv catalogue, will le sold a large and complete assortment of new and second-hand Household Furniture, carpets, china, glassware, engravings, etc. LARGE AOU A RIUM Also, one large aquarium. FOUR ROSEWOOD PIANOS.-Also, one Grand Piano-forte by Steck, and three square case Rose wood Pianos by celebrated makers. 10 13 2t BUNTING, DURBOROW A CO., AUCTIONEERS, Nos. S3ii and 834 MARKET street, corner of Bank street. Successors to John B. Myers A Co. SALE OF 2,000 CASKS BOOTS. SHOE3, TRAVEL LIN BAGS, HATS. ET(3. On Tuesday Morning, October 18, at 10 o'clock, on four months' credit. AlBO, 1 100 feet u ndressed and French morocco. 1019 tit MARTIN BROTHERS, AUCTIONEERS. (Lately Salesmen for M. Thomas fcSons.) No, 704 Cnesnut st., rear entrance from Minor. CHANGE OF DAY. Our Regular "Weekly Sales at the Auction Rooms will hereafter be held EVERY MONDAV. BY BARRITT fc CO., AUCTIONEERS CASH AUCTION HOUSE, No. 230 MARKET Street, corner of Bank street Cash advanced on consignments without extra charge. n 845 FURS, FURS, FURS. Fourth large trade sale, American and Imported furs, etc., by catalogue. On Friday Morning, Oct. 14, at 10 o'clock. ROBES, ROBES. Also, 100 wolf, fox, bear, Angora, coon, and but. falo robes. io n 3t CONCERT HALL AUCTION ROOMS, No. Hit OHESNUT Street T. A. MCCLELLAND, AUCTIONEER. Personal attention given to sales of household fur niture at dwellings. Public sales of furniture at the Auction Rooms, No. 1219 Chesnut street, every Monday and Thurs day. For particulars tee "Public Ledger." N. B. A superior ci&ss of furniture at private sale JOSEPH PENNEY AUCTIONEER. No. 1301 CHESNUT tTREBT. 88tt RIALROAD LINES. "PENNSYLVANIA CENTRAL RAILROAD. AFTER B P. M., SUNDAY. JULY 16, 1870. The trains of the Pennsylvania Central Railroad leave the Depet, at THIRTY-FIRST and MAR KET Streets, which la reached dlrootly by the Mar ket street cart, the last oar connecting with each train leaving Front and Market streets thirty minutes before Its departure. The Chesnut and "Walnut streets ears run within ene square of the Depot. Sleeping-car tickets ean be had on application at the Ticket Office, N. W. oorner Ninth and Ches nut streets, and at the Depot. Agents of the Union Transfer Company wUl oall for and deliver baggage at the depet. Ordtffs left at No. 901 Chesnut street, or No. 118 Market street, will receive attention. TBA1MS J.BAVB PBPOT. Mall Train 8 00 A M. I'aoll Aooommodatlon.lO A.M. & 12-60 and 7-10 P.M. Fast Line 12-30 P. M. Erie Express 11 00 A. M. Harrlsburg Accommodation ... 2-80 P. M. Lancaster Accommodation ... 4-10 P. M. Parkesburg Train 6-30 P. M. Cincinnati Express 8 00 P. M. Erie Mall and Pittsburg Express . .10-80 P.M. Way Passenger 11-30 P.M. Erie Mail leaves dally, except bunday, running on Saturday sight to Williamsport only. On Sun day night passengers will leave Philadelphia at 8 o'clock. Pittsburg Express, leaving on Saturday night, runs only to Harrlsburg. Cincinnati Express leaves dally. All other trains dally except Sunday. The Western Accommodation Train runs dally, except Sunday. For this train tiokets must b. pro cured and baggage delivered by 6 P. M. at No. 119 Market street. Sunday Train No. 1 leaves Philadelphia at 848 A. M.j arrives at Paoll at 9-40 a. M. Sunday Train No. 8 leaves Philadelphia at 8-40 P.M.; ar rives at Paoll at T-40 P. M. Sunday Train No. 1 leaves Paoll at 0-50 A. M.j arrives at Philadelphia at 81u A. M. Sunday Train No. S leaves Paoll at 4-60 P. M. arrives at Philadelphia at 0 10 P. M. TBA1NB ABKIV1 AT DBPOT. Cincinnati Express . . . 8 10 A. M. Philadelphia Expres C-80 A. M. Erie Mall . . . . 8 80 A.M. Paoll Acoowmodat'n, A. M. & 8 30 & 8-40 P. M." Parkesburg Train 9-00 A. M. Fast Line and Buffalo Ex press . . 9-86 A.M. Lancaster Train 11-66 A. M. Erie Express 6-40 f. M. Lock Haven and Elmlxa Express , 9 40 P. M. Paclno Express ....... VI M P. M. Harrlsburg Accommodation . . 9-40 P.M. For turther information apply to JOHN F. VAN LEER, J a.. Ticket Agent. No. 901 CHESNUT Street. FRANCIS FUNK, Ticket Agent. No. 118 MARKET Street. SAMUEL 11. WALLACE, Ticket Agent at the Depot. The Pennsylvania Railroad Company win not assume any risk tor Baggage, except for Wearing; Apparel, and limit their responsibility to One Hun dred Dollars in value. All Baggage exceeding; that amount In value will be at the risk of the ownor. unless taken by speolal contraot. A. J. OASSATT 4 29 General Superintendent, Altoona, f5. EST CHESTER AND PHILADELPHIA RAIL KOAD COMPANY. .jnra.UnVniV AnHl A 1QTA train- leave from the Depot, THIRTY-FIRST and CHES NUT. as toUQW PHILADELPHIA. 6-4B A.M., for b. C. Junction, stops at all stations. I- 15 A.M., for West Chester, stops at all station west of Media (except Greenwood), connecting at B. C. Junction for Oxford, Kennett, Port Deposit, and stations on the P. and B. C. R. R. 9-40 A. M. for West Cheater stops at all station. II- 80 A. M. for B. C. Junction stops at all station. 8-30 P. M. for West Chester stops at all stations. 4-18 P. M. for B. C. Junction stops at ail Btatlona. 4-46 P. M. for West Chester stops at all stations west of Media (except Greenwood), connecting at B. C. junction for Oxford, Kennelt, Port Deposit, and all stations on the P. A B. C. R. R. B-80 P. M. for B. C. Janctlon. This train commence running on and after June 1, 1870, stopping at all apl0M8"for West Chester stops at all station. n-80 Tp for West Chester stops i at ail station. 11-80 uFOK puiLAUELPHIA. r.20 A. M. from B. C Junction stops at all station. 1 80 A. M. from West Cheater stops at all stations. ilo A. M. from West Cheater stops at all stations be tweenW C. and Media (except Green wood), con nectma- at B. C. Junction for Oxford, Kennett, Fort Deposit! and all Btatlona en the P. A B. C. s.vk aM from B. C. junction atop at all station, i n nnA M. from West Chester stop at all station. P u from B. C. Junction stops at all station. p'm. from West Chester stop at all stations, l bs P M. from West Chester stops at all station, connecting at B. exjunction for Oxford, Kennett, Port Depoalt, and au Btatlona on the P. A B. C. R, R, .up M. from West Chester stops at all stations, connecting at B. C Junction with P. 4 B. C. R. R. 08 P M. from B. C. Junction. Thl train com. mences running on and after Jane lt, 1870, ttop. ping at all tatl0j SUNDAYS, 6-oe A. M. for West Chester stops at aU Btatlona, eon; meeting at B. C. Junction with P. A B. C H, R, 80 P. M. for West Cheater stop at all station. J 80 A. M. from West Cheater stop at AU station. , I 60 P. M. from West Cheater Btopa at all Bttwn, connectln at B. C. -aJ