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THE DAILY EVENING TELEGRAPH PHILADELPHIA, SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 1871.
PUBLISIIED EVERT AFTERNOON (8CKDATS EXCEPTED'), AT THE EVENING TELEGRAPH BUILDING, NO. 103 8. THIRD STREET, PHILADELPHIA. - SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 1871. It is rumored that Sena' or Cameron ia bout to issue a manifest surrendering the chairmanship of Foreign Relations gracefully to Senator Sumner, with the assuranoe that he has no ambition to enforce against the will of the people. Sensible for Cameron if true! The most difficult conundrum of the day is, Who will be the next Governor of Connecti cut? Jewell and the Republicans hare made brilliant fight, but they maybe just near enough success to lose it. This is Jewell's .year; English should gracefully retire. The President throws tap the sponge on San Domingo, and practically apologizes to the people for the unbecoming manner in which it has been pressed upon Congress. Now let him call off the Senatorial dogs he Started on Sumner, demand Sumner's resto ration to the head of the Committee on Foreign Relations, and everything will be 1 ovely. A good act only half done has not half the merit of a good act fully and man fully done. Halt right about face advanoe! Conokebs is about to pass a stringent act to suppress the Kn-klux of the South. All right, if it is rightly done; but however well done, the measure proposed falls far short of the great want of the South and the great desire of the country. The best way to stop the Ku-klux business is to make amnesty univer sal, and enlist every intelligent and reputable citizen on the side of law and government. Give the South amnesty, and bayonets and thieving carpet-baggers will be allowed to leave that country for the country's good. It has been said that Butler may be blamed for everything but being a fool. Can't he see that, to restore good government in the South, the men most interested in govern ment should not be excluded from partici pating in it ? Butler should look again. THE TP. B. A. IN REBELLION. The troubles in the coal region have at length culminated in riot and bloodshed, and it has been necessary to invoke the military power of the Commonwealth to protect life and property and to secure to peaceably dis posed miners the right to work for their living in spite of the prohibitions of the W. B. A. The advocates of trades unionism cannot extenuate or explain away the present condition of affairs in the Scranton coal region, and the bloodshed, incendiarism, and violence of the last few days must make the -opponents of the Workingmen's Benevolent Association more determined than ever to break its power and to protect themselves in the future from any such unlawful combina tions. The Governor has promptly ordered a military foroe to the scene of the disturb ance, and for this he is entitled to credit. The eminently characteristic proclamation he issued, however, may be set down as the very worst state paper that he has ever signed except the Ficken pardon and it cannot but have the effect of making the rioters believe that he more than half sympathizes with them. The Governor makes the railroad companies equally responsible with the miners for the riots, and his pronnnciamento is directed as much against them as it is against the men actually engaged in the work of arson and murder. The Governor knows perfectly well that the railroad companies, whether they are right or wrong in the imposition of prohibitory rates of freight, have been guilty of no acts of violence, and that they can easily be held responsible by the civil autho rities without the aid of bayonets, and the peculiar construction of his proclamation is merely an attempt to make political capital by an appearance of impartiality. The effect of such a proclamation must be to encourage - the rioters in their resistance to the laws, and to make the work of bringing about a peace ful solution of the mining troubles more dif ficult than ever. A THEATRICAL NOVELTY. A teleqeam from Havana reports a severe battle in Dominica between the forces of Cabral and Valentin Baez, in which, it is said, "the opposing armies oonsisted of about ten generals and four hundred troops on each side." This proportion between generals and soldiers indicates an exoess of fuss and feath ers that must be exceedingly picturesque and delightful to contemplate on parade days. Of the forty men under command of each gene ral it is fair to presume that a large propor tion are colonels, lieutenant-oolonels, majors, adjutants, captains, lieutenants, sergeants, etc., and, making due allowance for them, it becomes doubtful whether the Dominican armies are deteriorated by the presence of a single private. Each noble warrior ia of a heroic cast, born to command, aBd destined to play his part on the tented field in beautiful soldier clothes. Considering the size of the Dominican armies and the grand display they would make on the stage.it is surprising that some theatrioal managers in search of a sensation do not im port a full troupe of Cabral and Baez'a heroes, to give fine effeot to a war scene in the Black Crook or some other celebrated spectacle. As Cabral's military chest, containing a sum equivalent to several dollars in veritable money, was captured in the late fight, he is, ne doubt, in an unusually impecunious condi tion, and the present moment would be a very favorable one for commencing negotia tions with him for a theatrical engagement. ' MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING. The great case of Graham et al. vs. Stuart et al, which has been on trial for a month before Judge Williams at Nisi Frius, and ' vvhloh has occupied the attention of a large dumber of the religiously interested portion of the community for a much longer time) came to an unsatisfactory conclusion yester day, owing to the inability of the jury to agree. This fight will now, we snppoe, have to be commenced over again, and the scandal to the cause of religion which it hai occasioned will be indefinitely continued, to the delight of the gentleman in black, who is never better pleased than when he beholds those who profess to be good Christians doing his work for him. Now, what i all this terrible rumpus in the First Reformed Presbyterian congregation about, that it ia necessary for a number of respeot able and highly estimable gentlemen, who are recognized as Christian leaders, to be tbua punching each others' ppiritnal heads, and exciting the ridi cule of the ungodly by dragging their reli gious quarrels into the Courts ? Is it a ques tion of belief in God or Jesus Christ, or does it relate in any way to saving sinners here after or making mankind better while here below ? Oh, dear, no; for these are matters of comparatively small importance in the eyes of many Christians beside the wearing or non wearing of clerical vestments, the standing or kneeling at prayers, the reading or extempo rizing of petitions to the throne of grace, or other like subjects upon which opinions may differ, and the great case of Graham et al, vs. Stuart et a', depends entirely upon the pro priety of Brother Stuart giving voioe to his thankfulness for the manifold blessings he enjoys upon this mundane sphere, and for the greater ones that he expects to enjoy hereafter, by singing hymns, when the Re formed Presbyterian Church, of which he ia a member, rules that the Psalms of David, in the m trical version of Rouse, shall alone flow in harmonious numbers from his lips. The whole case, as we understand it, turns upon Rouse's "Psalms in Metre," and con sidering the peculiar manner in whioh the ideas of the Hebrew poet-king are burlesqued in the verses of the old Cromwellian, it is really creditable to Mr. Stuart, as a gentle man of taste and culture, that he should wish to give variety to his devotions by singing an occasional hymn. If the Reformed Presby terian Church, however, insists on standing by Rouse, we do not see that Mr. Stuart has any choice between giving up his hymns or else attaching himself to some religious de nomination which considers the singing of hymns as commendable rather than otherwise. The secular press is not interested in the controversy about Rouse's Psalms, any more than it is a great scandal to religion that can not but do an immense injury to the cause of Christianity. It is a matter of indifference to outsiders whether the Reformed Presbyte rians sing Rouse's version of the Psalms or not, but it is not a matter of indifference if, with such a shamefully inadequate subject for a serious dispute-, they begin and carry on an acrimonious public quarrel, which can have bo other effeot than to make the religion they profess ridioulous in the eyes of the un believing world, and it is the duty of the secular press to express a very decided opin ion with regard to the folly and iniquity of all such ecclesiastical squabbles. NOTICES. TENTH ANNIVERSARY. TC-DAY will be the Tenth Birthday or Oak Hall. Oar First Day 'a Sales were $24 67. During the last two years we have had many days Id which our Sales at Retail were from $115,000 to $24,000. Our First Year's Pales (1861) were $24,125-62. Our Last Year's Bales (1870) were $2,088,528-66. For IS 1 1 We have made larger preparations than ever. Mills have been running a large part of the past winter on goods expressly for us, and onr salesrooms were never bo full of Attractive and Substantial Clothing for the Men and Lads of our City and State. Tie bearing of this vast business on the prices can be quickly seen by any one who stops to think of the large advantages In buying uch loads of goods. To cay that our Suits at $10 are marvellously cheap would say nothing, for the whole stock - Is just as cheap, and the higher cost goods are really a great deal cheaper to the wearer. We have thought more of the Soys than ever, and can do better In Styles, Fits, Varieties, and Prices thai? last year. 1 he proof of it, The prcof tf it, The proof of it, The proof of it, Come TO-DAY (Our Anniversary), which we will consider a Visiting Day, Visiting Day, Visiting Day, Visiting Day, and be prepared to show you through our entire house, that you may see for yourselves to your full satisfaction. OUR NEW SPRING. STOCK Will be Displayed, And we will be pleased to have you and your friends to inspect It. We are always and at any time glad to show our friends through oar house, but will take special pleasure TO-DAY, April 8, on our TENTH ANNIVERSARY. WANAMAKER BBOWN, WANAMAKER k BKOWN, WANAMAKER 4 BROWN, Oak Hall, Oak Hall, Oak Hall, Tbb Largest Clothiko House in America, S. E. Cobner Sixth and Market Streets. The Sudden Changes or Temperature, together with the searching winds which are now so common, are causing severe Colds to prevail everywhere, and laying the foundations for many cases of Inflamma tion of the Lungs, Pleurisy, Asthma, and other Lung Disorders. Prudent people should now take especial precautions to avoid unnecessary exposure, and If unfortunate enough to contract Colds, would do well to resort at once to Dr. Jayne's Expectorant, a safe and reliable remedy, which will not only promptly care Coughs and Colds, bat will relieve and strengthen the Pulmonary and Bronchial organs, and remove all dangerous symptoms. Sold everywhere. No Cube, No Pat. Forrest's Juniper Tar- For Coughs, Croup, Whooping Cough, Asthma, Bronchitis, Bore Throat, Spitting of Blood and Lang Diseases. Immediate relief and positive cure, or price refunded. N. B. The only genuine la pre pared by Dr. J. Mason Forrest A Co., since 18S2. For Bale by French, Richards A Co., Tenth and Market, and A. M. Wilson, Ninth and Filbert. Price 35 cents. The Pubitt and Superiority of Dr. Colton's Nitrous Oxide Gas for painless tooth extraction is proverbial. Office No. T37 Walnut street. From the Weekly Press of this week. THE BEAUTIFUL. GII0WTI1 OF THE FINE AUTS. Interesting History of an Old Phila delphia Jewelry Establishment The Firm of Bobbins, Clark & Biddle, Jewellers and Silversmiths, No. 1124 Chesnut Street An Ele gant Marble Building Fall of Glit tering Beauties. THE FINE ARTS Are an outgrowth of civilization and a mark at wealth and refinement. It Is with nations. In this respeci, as wnn men. X irst, ineir t nergies are de voted 10 me Biruggie ior existence. Tiiea the accu mulation of wealth is the main object of pursuit. Wealth brings luxuries and leisure for the cultiva tion of the Intellect and the (esthetic tastes. Thus, finally, the love of the beautiful asserts itself, and we have music, sculpture, poetry, the drama, archi tecture, and all the myriad pleasing phenomena of sight, tense, and hearing; which come under the general designation of the Fine Arts. Among tneBe may do included JEWELRY AND FANCY GOODS, Such as are found In modern Jewelry stores. Articles of this class usually combine the ornamental with the practical, and thus, like architect are, subserve a useful purpose at the same time that they delight ns with their beauty of design. Gold and silver watches, table service, clocks, opera-glasses, fans, etc.. ful til such a double nuroose. All these thimrs. and hundreds more of the roost ornate patterns and FPlfndid workmanship, greeted our en ran tu red vision on a recent visit to the great establishment of Messrs. ROBBIXS, CLARK &, DIDDLE, Jewellers and Silversmiths. No. 11S4 Chesnut street, This Is one of the oldest mercantile houses ia Phila delphia, dating back to the vear 1800. when It was establisheu by Philip Garrett, the grandfather ef Samuel Biddle, of the present Orm. The original store was In Market street, near Third. It may be safelv affirmed that It wus unpretentious both In architectural appearance and extent and quality of biock compared wuii me BEAITIFtL. MARBLE PALACE At No. 1124 Chesnut street, la which Messrs. R . C A K. now receive their multitude of customers. If Phlltp Usrrett himself were again among the living, and could step for a moment Into this Imposing edi fice, he would doubtless be more astonished by the elegant artistic arrangements, and by the magnifi cent. proiuBion oi oeauiuui aua costiy articles cus plaved on every hand, than are the strangers from other cities who daily visit the place. The building is four stories high, with an Imposing marble front, and extending back nearly to Sansoui street. The whole building Is occupied by this firm for the various purposes Incidental to their Im mense business, and In addition to their large work-room directly In their rear, where engravlug and many other branches or Jewelry work are tram acted. In 1821 Thomas Garrett, a son of Philip, succeeded to the business, and carried It on at the old stand until the year 1568, when he removed to No.-712 Chesnut street. In 186S Messrs. Clark A Biddle assumed the business. Tney remained at the same location until 1809, when they took possession of their present noble building, no. 1124 Chesnut street. MR. JEREMIAH ROBBIKS, who was for twenty-four years In the house of Bailey A Co., came Into the Arm last year as an aauuionai partner. r, w. a. wieaersueim, re cently admitted, constitutes a fourth partner. These gentlemen are all comparatively young men- some oi tnem actually so ana possess the two great qualities indispensable to successful business men, viz., intelligent enterprise ana unuorm cour tesv. A walk through their spacious and elegant store room Driugs to toe view a scene or aimoBt ORIENTAL MAGNIFICENCE. Snperb and costly wares, comprising articles of vei tu, silverware of exquisite designs, gold and silver watcnes, goia cuains, lockets, oraceiets, necklets, ornamental fans, clocks, bronzes, diamonds and other precious stones, and every description of bijouterie glisten from the walls on either side and reflect a dazzling brilliancy from within bean' If ul plate-glass cases. Messrs. Rabbins, Clark A Biddle present extraor dinary Inducements to purchasers of BRIDAL PRESENTS. Nothing Is more beautiful and appropriate as a present either to the bride who Is about to begin housekeeping, or to the matron on the anniversary of her wedding-day, than a complete set of table silver, especially If It be of durable quality. Such a present may be as elegant and ornamental as any other could possibly be, and at the same time Is addi tionally valuable for Its usefulness. Throughout a whole lifetime It may adorn the table of the re cipient, recalling every day the friendship and gene rosity of the donor, and keeping constantly warm the sentiment of love and gratitude. We therefore counsel foud parents who are hesitating what to give their wedded daughters, and all other persons who contemplate making a really excellent present, to visit their store and select a set of silverware, i Their stock of sterling silverware is one of the finest In this country. The tea services, table silver, fancy pieces, etc., of the newest and most artlstlo patterns and elaborate workmanship, and in endless variety, load their shelves and counters. Mono grams and special designs are furnished when de sired. They are now agents for the CELEBRATED CiORIIAM PLATE, Having completed arrangements with the Oorliam Manuiacturlng Company, of Providence, Rhode Island, the most extensive manufacturers of ster ling silver In America. All the newest designs of that Company are received and exhibited as soon as produced. They are also special agents for the E. HOWARD &, CO., BOSTON, M ATCH, And keep constantly on hand Waltham Watches, of all grades and slits, as well as chronometers, chro nographs, rpeaters, steiu-winaers, and every form of elegant timekeepers. In the back part of their storeroom may be seen a tine assortment of Vienna travelling-bags, valises, satchels, hand-bags, etc., all of the best material and of elegant design. In the extreme end of the room we saw a splendid col lection of PARIS CLOCKS AND BRONZES, Presenting a most attractive variety jf beautlful'and tasteful styles. The young married couple who should not be able to select In this establishment a complete supply of silver vases, clocks, bronzes, and ornaments gene rally, could not suit themselves even in Purls or Vlenua. The most fastidious taste can here be satis fied, and, what la all-Important, the prices are such as tempt even the most economical, and persons of even vtry moderate means. Messrs. R., C. & B. have arrangements with leaning FOREIGN MANUFACTURERS In Sheffield, London, Paris, Vienna, Locie, etc., by which they obtain promptly the latest designs in every kind of fancy goods, and at the Brst cost, tbua saving to retail purchasers the profits usually made by Importers and wholesale dealt rs. The establishment of Messrs. Robbins, Clark A Biddle Is at once an honor to that euterpnslug Orm and cue of those beautiful monuments of commer cial prosperity and architectural taste which are the Just pride of our beautiful city. 8uch business homes deserve the great success luey have achieved, it PHI ABEL WILLIAM K". V. Corner of HANDSOME SPRING CASS IMERES. DIAGONAL COATINGS. GRANITE AND PLAIN COATINGS, GENUINE SCOTCH CHEVIOTS. . WHITE AND COLORED DUCKS AND DRILLS. WHITE FRENCH MARSEILLES FOR VESTS, BOYS' CASSI MERES, RANGINGr FROM! OO TO t$lS5 XElfc YARD. LADIES' WHITE SACdTJEINGS. STYLISH SPRING SACQTJEINGS. SOFT FINISH WHITE CORDUROYS. LUPIN'S FOB LADIES' EMBROIDERED SACQUES. A visit to our establishment will satisfy the public that we have the largest and best selected stock of WOOLLENS ever offered in Phi ladcl phia at Retail. All bought for CASH, and will be sold at the LOW ES T PRICES, 4 Fair profits, and no tax for losses on Cotton Goods. Undivided atten tion given to the CLOTH BUSINESS. WILLIAM T. SN0DGRAS8 k CO. K". W. Corner of Ninth and Market Streets. OLOTHINO. BOY! Here sr. Boys' Suits In all varieties at our GREAT BUOWN BALL. FORTY THOUSAND BOYS Caa be accommodated at once wltt oar Imperial Suits," Metropolitan Salts, bailor Butts, cutaway Salts, French VertRults, Derby 8ulU, blouse Salts, btitridaa Salts. Come and look at them I Come and see how cheap they are ! ! Come and see how we'l they flt yoall I OUR GREAT BROWN HALL Clothing House Ts now In lull Bla t, WARRANTED to please everybody. Yours truly, ROCKHILL & WILSON, 803 and 605 CHE3NUT STREET. WESTON & BROTHER, TAILORS, S W. Corner N I HTII and ARCH Sti, PHILADELPHIA. A fall assortment now In store OF THE CHOICEST NOVELTIES OF THE SEASON FOR GENTLEMEN'S WEAR. A SUPERIOR GARMENT AT A REASONABLE PRICg. 4 8 Bmrp ft TO LIT AT STEAMBOAT STATION, L:I Pennsylvania Railroad, a modern style of liu'use, with twenty-four rooms, aud modern conve niences, fciable, Ice-house (tilled), and garden, fcullauls for a boarding-house, auhool, or two rami, lies (being etipecially arrauged fur the latter pur pone). One-half the house partially furnUtiied Kent for the entire premises, six hundred aud fifty dollars r aunuin. Plans, with full particulars, at No. K55 boutu THIRD btreet, PutUdolpiUu. If PHIA CLOTH HOUSE T. NINTH and MARKET Streets. HACK DWS D'ET OL.OTHINQ. fiBiirueMercs l THE 'PHILADELPHIA: PA TAILORING Aa a Fine Art, INDIVIDUAL FANCIES Always consulted and ADHERED TO. CUTTER 8 Of established reputation. Dally additions are made of all DESIRABLE STYLES To a stock already EXTENSIVE AND ELEGANT. FINANCIAL.. r JJAVINQ BEEN APPOINTED AGENTS FOR THE SALE AND EXCHANGE or thi HEW UNITED STATES LOAN, We would tender oar services to Investors or hold era of old loans desiring to make exchange, DREXEL & CO., Ko. U BOUTU THIRD STREET, PHILADELPHIA. AQA ff( WILL PCRCHASE A MAN UFA C turliiff business which, with the addition of 120,000. will vieid twenty-five CM per rent, ok mom on entire Investment. Article iitie. Would take a partcr, special "PKOFiT," liVLLiXIN Quice. or active. Address 4 Bit GROCERIES. ETO. BREAKFAST BACON. Jost received, aa Invoice of very choice Breakfast Bacon and Joles FOR FAMILY USE. E. BRADFORD CLARKE, (SUCCESSOR TO SIMON COL TON A CLARKE,) S. W. Corner BROAD and WALNUT, 1 81 tuthstMp PHILADELPHIA, 105 DOZEN LADIES' BLACK KID OLOVES, EMBROIDERED WITH WIIITE. Just landed, fresh goods. Every pair guaranteed. If they rip or tear an other pair given In exchange. A. & J. B. BARTHOLOMEW, No. 23 NORTH EIGirTII STREET I No. 908 CIIESNUT STREET, 1 1 StQWtf PHILADELPHIA. Savery'sPatent Combined AVuter Cooler nHFRICCRATOR Has proved Itself U be superior to auy la the market. Call and ex amine. JACOB F. HAND, Jr., Depot, No. 20 MARKET Street. 4 8