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ye a a nrror for its th o ro eyes,
lt sweetness of is r so e breasl
es e hirp to a Lr Io,.not the sway iI
swa on . erth, he r-in le r
p eek e Sp ectato r .
The New Plays TIht Are Applauded and
S W ueed-The Whereabouta and Doings
of Atoat, Aotresse and
Bouoicauit's London engagement com
en oes April 8.
Swun Sootland, hans ve theatres, and
A travestyof Daniel RBbohat, by MM. Blavet
andBeson iapromiaed at the Parlae Jloyal
The composer Strauss has juet oompleted a
aew operetta, La Mantille a Bentille, which
will be performed at Vienna after Christmas.
Aq tam. Dargon hae aqted in Australia,
i "liberl .ocep stsen byWmM's Queen
, adpted for the s e by Mr. Stephen
I cosequenoe of her triumph in Daniel
sBooat Mile. Bartee has been unanimously
leeted societEre of the Thetre Franoil.
- tithbut the customary yearof probation.
The opera season this year in London will
pot commence as early as usual. Covent
g will not be opened till ArI 18. and
R Maestyes Theare not before ay 8.
's "0ol de Lahore" is to be
tout in Brussela The compoer goes
: to suerinted the reharsals, and
there l roceed to Milan to take
of the mounting of his "Herodlade," a
t' ew work
.iAn effort is afoot In London to found a Dra
atle Academy. A meeting of actors and
interes in the stage has been held
nd M esers. are,B Byron, Neville, Vezin and
Sohn Byder were appointed a committee to
draw up a plan.
utpon the stage of theOpera Popu
au Paris, for the new opera "Petrarque."
It sstated the stage settin of the piece will
east more than 20,000. The number of oos
anmes already finished for it exceeds a thou
ausd, and there are still 200 more to be made.
ditinguished tenor, the late Signor Qlu
l eeni much applauded one night for
singing in the Miserere scene of II Trova
quitted the dungeon in which Manrloo
h suopsed to be confined, came forward to
pu lic, bowed. and then, not to hobeat the
±aeoutioner, went calmly back to prison.
nslendid voloe, and before an audlence
brilliancy has not been equaled in
in many a year, Adelina Patti bnn
sasa.o at the Giite on February 16, in Las
She "took the house by storm" in
no with Alfredo in the fourth act. Her
tbllees~lotm Ipronounced cordial on the whole,
huliastio only by jerks.-{Olpper.
Mrs. Farrel after being hissed .in the art
it i.*., the A 1ro o "The Mourniu Bride"
eielalty anthe dl oene, rose rom the
gags, su~ arancIngtlowardr the footligthis
ed bir regret at not having merited
applause of the audiene, and explained
staving accepted the t only to oblige
A *fried, she hoped she would be exocused for
not i"ymg it better. After this little speech
Siassumed once more a recumbent poeition,
wassw covered by the attendants with a
"'e foowing details as to the number of
in the theatres in Rome will no doubt
interesting: The Apollo aooommo
e.8s spectators; ArgentiAna. 3500; N
( f00idz Pollteas 4000;
lA96i Yst~lapranaa, rc1200;
7tas 0; Qurno, 6850; Sterlate
;06 ; dew building), 2800; (oldlnl,
;' I$an Carlo a Cat l 4.ý50ý; Coosolaslone,
SAlseri, 50; Tlbeo .Total, nine
theste capable of ~oldlng 8000 ,peo
,:A fair number of suooesses have been scored
at various theatree In Paris. The most
t of them was that of Lee Voltigeurs
0no, a caml opera by Planquette, who
came tothe front with Lee loches de
e, so favorably known here. The
s exceedigly lever and spirited,
Itbh and nexoellent. Jeanne
is now the priS of opera com
and a wone story i told of her.
cildhood she suffered from a nervous
which reduced her to total blind
;but she suddenly recovered her sight
from the shook impated to her brain by the
awful soen of the ommune, of many of
h she was a blnd witness. No one would
though, to look at the bright spark
t the Petit Duo-the sobriquet she
Another theatrical success is
is en Actions, a rather naughty
e amusing piece b9y Albert Wolff
Z Il Touth. The Varieties has
La Femme a Papa, and
' reappears at the Athenee Both
edly sucessrul. In the former Ju
is at her very bet. The failures are at
we File ls de Oorallieby Albert
ý. ; lrwhich is heavy colorless ald founded
ta areabare .bje and Le Beau Solg
f ta Ohatelet. This s from the pen of
O e, and shared the same fate for
n reason. The long looked-for pro
of Alphonse Daudet s Nabob at the
was a partial failure also, in spite
ý t being acted to perfeon. The drama
was made bPy . l..err uZtr and
ro of the suceful elements of
noveL The exquisite delineations of
' ely all the characters have been vulgar
nd have thus parted with a great deal
a heir attraction.
Lester Wallack has accepted a play from
the pen of Bose Lsle.
r A. Looe, the comedian, has joined the
.Allthe Rage combination.
Y- Maurice Barrymore has been compelled by
. .., to relinquish his part in the Shaugh
sann at Nibblo's.
The Idea now is for Lotta to play a series
f hrewesll engagementh next season, and
relth r fti orev er from the stage.
Joaqu.n Miller has written another new
a which a reteran aqtor is putting into
ansp e. It wills be ready for proucotion soon.
Miss Anlmn Moantag , dealtned to ln
+.Mfron Sunday in San Frandsoo, and the
te had therefore tobeolosedon that
Sj.John McCullough and Edwin Booth can
hel the former a O do
B3otesalt the vetersanctor and dramatist
S tS-: .Idon.ot rg v tv o Bolad
.. bu ,d i , b dto what con
tL a did the business last week. at
Boston Park that she ever did in
m The reelisfor the engagement
:pilhrobably aggregate i$5,000.
next summer Sdney aRosenfeld will
write f y founded on the trials and vialesi
taodes J outer garment worn the previous
wioter. It will be called "The Ulster."
There rumore to the effect that the Ga
rl uand Lon Mawerma of the"Evangeline"
rbmhlation will by the end of the present
I rasII enter into a life- ng engement.
The Dratic News avers that Modjeska
U return to this country next fall, under
mManat ment of Mr. Sargent. She has
b yen pl ing in racow, Poland, to im
et and Sullivanhavepromised to write
somis opera and Gilbert to turn out
y, besldes for Abbey and ShoeffeL
pie ae to be among the attrao
'Theatre next fal
etboth. .tb1t b fil
While the Ohalu OaCmbihation were in
Obicago Mrs. hn0 au was robbed of over
00 worth of lry by the hotel thieves.
This will ve Ol Taleure a ood chance to
write a new play, and Frank an opportunity
to do some tall swearlng. ,,.
In our oriticiom of Mary Anderson's
Evadne, Saturday night, we omitted to men
tion the diamonds, which took their parts
with consistency and conscientious devotion
to detail that was very prataeworthy.
[Bridgeport Standard.
The New York correspondent of the Chicago
THbutme finds "a new Mary Anderson looming
up" from Pittsburg. Her name is Lilian
pencera "a pretty quiet little lady, with big
blue eyes and darl hair, who struck me as
being about the size and make-up of a capital
Mrs. Neilson is said to be as familiar with
stage "buslness" as the most suooessful man
agers; she superlntends the greater portion
of the stage work, drills the actors and
actresses supporting her, makes of the re
hearsal a serious business and is herself a
student of the plays she aots to learn the real
Intent of the author in the smallest particular.
The performance given at Booth's Theatre
Friday afternoon in aid of the Irish Relief
Fund attracted the smallest audience that
has appeared in the house since the manage
ment was assumed by Messrs. &bbey and
Hickey. Lees than three hundred people
were present-soarcely the number employed
on and around the stage.
The amusement professions are notified of
the formationot a society for the suppression
of $ale jokes. It has a membership number
ing 788, and has bought up all the old joke
books, 500 stuffed clubs, 2e0slopsticka, .Y.
barrels of flour 150 pounds of stage snow, 90
pounds of bladders, and other anilent lmple
ments used to wind up sketches and ate-
Oar.i. Gilbert sand Sullivan have formed
four companies, designated respectively A, B
o and D, to sing "The Pirates of Penzanoe.'
Company A is the one now sinlinug at the
Fifth Avenue Theatre; Company is in Phila
delphia; Company C is assigned to Jersey,
tc.O; and Company D, which sang the other
night at Buffalo, will proceed into the West
and South.
Mr. N. C. Goodwin, Jr, and wife (Eliza
Weathersby) and Miss Jennie Weathersby
will sail for Eurooe in June, acoompanied
probabl by Mr. Ernest Stanley, who, it is
mored, wll by that time have a closer re
lationsh th thathat of business manager to
the party. Col. J. H. Haverly offered the
Frolf~ues very handsome terms for a twenty
weeks engagement in Great Britain, but
they prefer to make the trip for rest and
A writer in the Chlago Inter-Ocean states
that Mr. Bothern's right name Is Douglas
Stewart. This is an error. Mr. Sothern's
name is Sothern. The name of "Douglas
Stewart," or Stuart, was assumed by him
when he first went upon the stage; but, after
a time, by the adviceof J. W. Wlack, the
veteran, he reverted to his real name. The
same writer asserts that the statement so
often made that Lawrence Barrett's real name
is "Larry Brannigan" is untrue.
Boucloault's pretended wish to help the
suffering poor in Ireland by inducing the
New York managers to glve the use oftheir
theatres on March seventeenth for that ob
ject. is all very well as far as it goes. And
surely under these clroumstances one would
think that he could have no objection to hav
ing any one of his pieces played on that day.
But when E. H. Gouge, of Jersey City, asked
him for the"Colleen Bawn," Boualoault flatly
refused to let him have it on any terms.
That's charity.
Fanny Davenport and company have con
tributed $s1550 to the Herald relief fund.
John Mo0ullough and Bandmann have each
sent $500. Frank Mayo has adopted the fol
lowing plan: After the seventeenth of March
to devote 10 per cent of the gross receipts of
the Olympic New York, until May 1 to the re
lief fund. He also offers the use of the thea
tre for say matinee benefit one afternoon each
week, erxcpting Wednesday and Saturday.
Thus itwll be seen that the profession is aid
ng the noble work.
.. ..,q4k1m- - -
The Latest News from the Race-Gourse,
Base Ball Field and Sporting Arena.
Lord Murphy has grown into a fine-looking
There are nearly one thousand horses in
training this season.
Milwaukee has selected June8 to 11 for its
first trotting meeting.
Evansville, Ind proposes to organize a
Jockey club on a liberal scale.
Jim Keene will ship Spendthrift and seven
two-year olds to England during March.
Gillespie, of the Holyokes led the batting
of the National Association, last season, with
a record of 411.
Three hundred and seventeen horses have
records of 2:25 or better, the number having
increased this year from 252.
All the stock in the Coney Island Jockey
Club has been taken and the books closed.
Work on the new grounds is progreeeing
Longfellow.-lIn1878 seventeen of this stal
lion's get started in 94 races, won 26, were
second in 21, third in 12 and unplaced in 35.
Total winnings, $16,015.
Orrin Hickok writes to the managers of the
Detroit Jockey and Trotting Club that he will
trot St. Julien over its track, for the first
time east of the mountains, for $1500.
Saratoga will open its first meeting July
17, and from thence to September 1 the rac
ing will be continuous. The association will
give more money this season than it has ever
done, and a much larger number of races.
The bicycle tournament which Mr. Thomas
O'Rourke announces for the last week in
March in New York will be for a champion
belt and $2500 in money, and promises to at
tract the famous bicycle riders of the world.
At a recent meeting of the Boston Driving
and Athletic Association the directors were
authorized to offer $8000 in prizes for a run
ning meeting and $8000 for a trotting meet
ing, to be held early in the summer, lasting
three days each.
The Buffalo track has reason to be proud of
its prominence. Of the forty-two records
better than 2 20, ten were made at Buffalo,
nearly one-fourth the whole number, and
thirty-seven of the 2:25, or better records,
were also acquired there.
Harry Wright is to be associated with F. C.
Bancroft in the management of a proposed
trip of eighteen or twenty base ball players
to Australia next season, Harry to attend to
cricketing details and Bancroft to look after
the base ball interest of the tourists.
The shoes have been taken off St. Jullen
and he will not attempt beating his record
until the spring fairly opens. This will be
just before he starts on his Eastern tour.
He will be accompanied by Belle H., and also
Overman, provided stakes are Opened for
colts of his age.
The governors of the Coney Island Jockey
Club have decided to make the first meeting
of the club one of six days, commencing Sat
urday, June 19, and embracing June 22, 23, 24,
25 and 26, and the sum of $24,000 was appro
priated for purses and added money to be run
during the six days.
Special races are proposed for each day of
the July meeting at Chicago. It is suggested
that one purse be offered for Bonesetter,
Charley Ford, Wedgewood and Mooser; an
other for Santa Claus, Trinket and Silver
ton; a third for Nutwood, Hanles and Bone
setter, and a fourthfor St. Julien and Hopeful.
The London Field says: We hear of some
notable accesselons to the tuf, while Mr. Lor
Wilard's team of race appear to have
been the advance guard of a large army of
American horses, coming to fight us on our
own ground for the richest prizes of the Eng
lish tarl Their enterprise deserves successe,
and we hope they may achieve it.
A variety of valuable nominations in Eng
lish events are rendered void by the death of
the Marqub of Angleeey, p rominent among
Uaue befng ;Beaudd arid Frrstcapalus In
the Me a cot, an
and Pre s in the Hardwiok stakes,
also at the oal meeting on the Berkshire
The great challenge stakes offered by the
Coney island Jocke Club, the conditions
which are a sweepstakes for all g, of $=0
each, half forfeit, and only $10 if dclared by
July 1 1880, with $2000 added, the second
horse to receive $400 out of the stakes, one
mile and a half. closed with twenty-six nomi
nations, vis: Juanita, Harold, Monitor, Feri
da, Sensation, Grenada, Unoas Bonnie Oakse,
Victory Duke of Montrose. kthel Pequot,
Vagrant, Magnetism One Dime, Franklin,
Aureolus, Bulwark, bramble, Luke Black
burn Eliss Lawrence Volturno, Blue Eyes,
St. Martin, Jim Beck, Checkmate. George
Lorillard owns the first live on the list, and
his brother Pierre the five following.
A 50-mile bicycle race for the amateur
championship of America was run last
Thursday In the American Institute Build
Ing, Sixty-third and Sixty-fourth streets and
Third Avenue, New York. The contestants
were Wright, (Short Hills Athletic Club),
Johnson (Essex Bicycle Club), Timpson, (New
York Bicycle Club). Oollier (Philadelphia),
Graham (New York , and Clark (Columbia
College Bicycle Club.) Wright was the favor
its at the start, and kept it up to the thir
teenth mile, when he was passed by Clark,
who, in turn kept in the van until the thirty
fifth mile. Johnson then went to the front,
and Clark then withdrew, exhausted. He
made 85 miles in 2:11:84. Much of the in
terest now departed from the race. Graham
gave up on the fortieth mile. Johnson won
the race in 8:09:451, and obtained the silver
cup, valued at S2u0. Timpson won second
lace and a gold medal valued at $25 In
:10 :11.
The Ceremonious Observances Necessary
When Two Afrioans Meet.
During his exploration of Tlbesti, Dr. Nach
tgal exyerienoed many dangers and dim
culties, losing his way, and suffering from
want of water and forced night marches. A
very interesting account Is given of the cere
onlaials observed by the Tubu people in greet
ing one another. A most elaborate perform
ance is gone through when two strangers
meet in this wild country. Each of the per
formers covers all his face but his eyes with
his turban, seizes his spoar and throwing-iron
(a curious boomerang-like weapon with a long
projecting prong on the concave margin), and
thus preared, the two approach one another.
At a distance of about six steps from one an
other they squat on their heels with spears
upright in one hand and iron in the other.
The one then asks "How do you do?" about
a dozen times by means of four different
words having that meaning used alternately,
the reply being varied of the use of two
words Labs, or Killala. Then one of the two
loudly sings the word "ihilla," which is re
turned by the other in a similar tone. The
word is exchanged again and again, being
commenced in aloud, high-pitched note and
gradually run down the scale until it reaches
a low basse murmur. When it has become so
low as scarcely to be heard, on a sudden it is
shouted again in high key and the gamut is
run through as before. This goes on for a
very long while, the performers going through
it as a strict matter of -ceremony, and taking
no interest in one another all the while, but
looking round at the horizon or elsewhere
during their vocal exertions. After a while
various forms of the question "Howare you?"
and the answer "Well," are introduced; at
last questions or other topics are brought for
ward, although now and again the "Ihilla"
bursts out in the midst of them, but the series
of notes in which it is shouted become shorter
and shorter. At last the "ihllla" is got rid of
altogether, and ordinary conversation be
~ames possible. Strangers do not shake
hcnds, but acquaintances do. The covering
of the face when greeting or meeting strangers
is considered as a most important matter of
The "Blood-Rsed Knight."
[London Telearaph.]
Burglary is, however, a much less common
erime among the Celtic races than violence
and robbery of the prson, and, despite the
multiplicity of agrarian outrages for which
Ireland has always been Infamous, it has often
been boasted on the Green Isle that house
robbery ik an English rather than an Irish
offense. An attempted burglary, which hap
pened not far from Doneralle, in the county of
Cork, is indeed still spoken of, so that the
story has become historical, although the
event occurred nearly seventy years ago.
On the morning of March 11, 1811, a gentle
man named Purcell was in bed on the ground
floor in a house of which he was the sold oocu
pant. He was an eccentric old man, and re
pated to be very wealthy. As he lay in bed
he heard a noise in the next room, and
through the open door he saw a man jump
from the window-sill into the apartment.
The intruder was followed by another and
altogether Mr. Purcell ascertained by listen.
Ing acutely, that six robbers bad got into his
house. The moon was shionng brightly, and
the brave old man believing that his life
would be forfeited, determined to sell it dear
ly, He concealed itumself in the shade
by the side of the doorway between the
bedroom and sittlag-room, and, knife in
hand, awaited the first comer, who fell
fatally stabbed to the heart. A second thief
advanced and thrust his gun into the room.
Mr. Purcell saw that the muzzle was not
pointed at his body, and, as the gun was dis
charged, struck its holder dead just below
the collarbone. As the third of the band
crept cautiously across the threshold Mr.
Purcell discovered that his knife was bent,
and calmly straightened the blade between
his teeth previous to plunging it Into his third
victim's heart.
The rest of the band daunted by the in
trepid resistance offered to them by a single
old man, retreated to an oven window, and,
getting out of it with all speed, turned their
backs upon a house which already contained
three of their dead companions. Mr. Pur
cell, when the story was told to Mr. Perceval,
then Prime Minister, was knighted for his
bravery, and went ever afterwards by the
name of "The Blood-red Knight."
How Washington's Birthday Was Cele
brated at Fair Play.
Fair Play, Colorado, celebrated Washing
ton's birthday in shape. The proceedings
were opened by a chaplain, and the two can
didates for Congrees relieved their minds in
joint debate over the question: "Ought a flush
royal to beat four aces?" This was followed
by aparade of ancients and horribles and a
bear-and-wild-cat fight, and the evening was
given up to getting howling drunk and clean
Ing the Chinese out of camp. It must have
done the old man's spirit good to see how
hard they tried to show their love and respect
for him and honor his memory.
It is said that Joe MoCullagh, of the St.
Louis Globe-Democrat, inventor of the word
"boom" in its modern significance, and parent
of the political "tow-line" system, is person
ally a hot and seething Blaine man; hut he
has got the old machine started for Grant,
and can't see how he can switch it round
with any kind of consistency before the con
vention. There is a suggestive warning in
this for editors who try to make a presiden
tial candidate all by themselves.-(Cleveland
McKee Rankin, the actor, has begun a suit
in Chicago to recover $200 from a former
agent. He says that when The Danites was
first acted in that city the agent told him it
would be necessary to bribe the critics of the
Inter-Ocean, Tribune and Times. He seems to
have made no objection to such a proceeding,
and provided the $200 for the purpose; but he
has since learned that the agent was fooling
him, and now he wants the money back.
The total number of journals and p.iodi
dals at present appearing in Russelaistsoeial
ly given as 608. Of these 417 are In Buessian,
4in Polish, 10 in French 40 in German, 8 In
Latin, 11 Lithuanian, t in Ethoelan, 2 In
Fnne e In Hebrew, 7 in Armef 3 in
and 4 in Tartar. Thern are also 4
Snspublishedin theGrandciDuchyof Fin
ns ue ao an5 at, whe s nw
lihfela .wle thel bitter ease.
it y honie, ined it roun with trees,
and o ten when the sun and winds were low
Iust mad mused there, while there seemed to
A res.B tten of dear memories;
But strange unholy shapes with snake-wreathed
Did throng my refuge and defile my grove.
So now n more about that house I move.
Still it looks peaceful through its shadowing
But voices from within toe calm disprove.
What say you, then--h all not burz mty house?
-[The Unlversity Maazine.
He who Mrs. to take a kiss
Has Mr. thing he should not Miss.
Virginia City Chronicle eggs on the hood
lums of that place to tar and feather Wil
helmJ's "j."
Lady (who wants to sit down)-"Will you
sit in my lap, darling I" Darling-"Sank you
-I've dot a ch#ir l"-[Punch.
The coldest of cold weather in Dakota is
described by the Palladelphia Chronicle as
having even frost-bitten the ears of a red.
headed girl.
Calino, on beholding the masons at work in
an unfashionable quarter: "There's a nice
ideal Building a house in such a street-a
new house, too!"
English girls never wear short dresses to
let pretty feet be exposed to view. Perhaps
though 1f wearing short dresses would aooom
plish that result they'd do it.
Will the compositor who set up "Ode to a
Sallor" "Owed to a Tailor" please call in
about 8 o'clock this afternoon and get a nice
present.--[Kansas City Times.
It is sad to reflect that Washington, were he
occupying the White Hou.e now, might incur
the enmity of Mr. Conkling by not apponting
the right sort of postmasters.-[yracuae
Eighteen or twenty base ball players will
make a profeessional visit to Australia next
season. Eighteen or twenty are not many,
but let us render hearty thanks.--[Albany
A bogus English lord cannot be traced up
and exposed on this side of the water under
about four weeks, and this gives him time to
marry an American heiress and get through
with a bridal tour.
The Chicago school board having decided
that teachers must ldave the school when they
are married, the New Haven Register thinks
"It makes it very unpleasedant for young men
who are looking for support."
Denver and Leadville are beginning to be
rivals for the title of "metropolis of Colora
do." This is proved by the tact that the
papers of each city charge the girls of the oth
er with having big feet. It's a sure sign.
When they have a funeral in Leadville they
end it with a dance, and when they have a
dance they kill two or three men, and of course
the remains demand funerals, so it's hard to
see why an undertaker. shouldn't prosper in
It is surprising that some of our enter
prising dramatists have not constructed a
scene in which a safe is hoisted into a fourth
story window. It always draws a big audience
in populous cities when the weather is fine.
[New York Express.
While Gen. Grant is In Mexico he will have
an opportunity to study the beauties of a
country that is strongly opposed to a third
term. In fact, it is only about once in two
thousand years that a Mexican President is
permittal to complete his first term.
Most Texas towns have only one physician,
and when he hears that asy one is terribly
sick, he goes and gets ho ling drunk and
kicks over stoves and br up furniture
and gets run in by the polic He knows the
sick man's friends will pay ,is fine to get him
The life of a Wisconsin woman was saved
by a locket around her neck, the ball of a
tramp fired at her strinlog i and glancing off.
It's no use representing to lour wife that an
old stove cover fastened t a string around
the neck will cover more space and shed a
bullet just as well.
The ancient jibe galnJt the young lady
who was only "'Plsoopl pious" is now
matched by the story of ti interesting stran
ger at camp-meeting, wh eplied to the usual
question asked by a youngapoetle of the emo
tional school: "M, dear young friend, have
you got religion?' "Oh I no, indeed, thank
you; I'm a Presbyterian.:
A shrewd revivalist laboring in a Colorado
mining camp caused to be circulated the re
port that another revivalist at a rival camp
had converted twice as many as he had, and
in two hours every man in his camp came for
ward to join the church. They weren't going
to let their preacher be beaten by those up
gulch fellows; not by a long chalk.
The Congregationalist repeats the story
which Gen. W. N. Armstrong tells of a pious
colored brother, loud in exhortation but ea
ceedingly shaky in morals, who was remon
strated with by his employer for various
breaches of law and order that brought scan
dal on the establishment. "Yes, boss," said
the culprit, "I own squar up; I's done broke
ibers one ob de c'mandments; but, bress de
Lord, I's nebber lost my 'ligion I"
D. i. C.
Is an absolute and irserltible cure for
b Narcotics and Stlmulante, removing als
tte, desire and habit of using any of them ren
dering the tasteordesire for anyof them perfectlo
odious and disgusting. Giving every one perfect
and irreistlblie control of the sobtiety o them
selves and their friends,
It prevents that absolute physical and moral
oroetratlon that follows the suddenbrenoa o
from sing stimulants or narcotics.
Package, prepald, to cure Ito 5 persons, 2, or t
youradrugg.st,, *1.5 per bottle.
Temrpertce societies should .commend t. It
is perfeotly harmless and never-fatling.
s upeor toall others. Cures byabsorption.It
Is perfect-4as druggists.
The oap BilterS fg. Co., of Resr, r. Y. evyo pm.
ptre the remedls also the Hop Btten, rwhih a msreie
ea heeraghe eort etrst, bt urest and Best Mdi
Sever made, makLag more ers e than all other remode.
Do you feel that anyo one of your, organs
your stomach, liver, bowels, or nervous esys
tem, falters In it' work? If so. repoir the dam.
:se with the most powerful, yet harmless, of
invigorants. Bemaber that d°bilfty is the
"B3dianIg of the Eod"-that the climax of ll
wes.rnees Is a universal taralysis of the sys
tem, and that such paralysis is the immediate
versrmor of Death.
For sale by all druaists and dealers
Ally. tM lam T r b
mainslat I the ews Orllmas Pssetss
as Us a. sa. We.us' 36rs. U1S.
Ladies' List.
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auiell line as
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heree AmrIlo mls hllester Ellen M
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on ary mrs Grady M
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efferson Bettle Jenkin Ann Mrs
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Beer Chas B Brennan James
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Block lEezar Booker Louis
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Burr Henry E Bushi Jules
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Brown Warren C Brown Wm
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Blke & T Bryant Daniel
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Burrell tiam' Bernard J V
Brawch Jas
Chandler G Cardher Frank
Clay David Clithrow Jack capt
Oliford Peter Orilly John
Orim Frank Coker mr
Conti G Croft Gee
Clark Merter Conn Geo
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Campb'll Jag Davis Griffin
Davis Walter 8 Dare D J prof
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Dlxeon J B Dieven Henry
Doherty JJ Doras Chas
Doud Charle Downlng W
Doherty Jae Dncean H P
Dennis Wm J Dunn M P
Delasu F Dagle Maik
Deitch Joe Eve John C
Eatherson Isaac Erving das
Emhot John Engle mr
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Jackson T W Jenks Dan'l
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Johnson J Judd G O
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ailford Geo Peters Chas
Ptrston W PisIal M
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tton B mobo
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eanol eo i.it,~ I/ Pý
se Geo
Temus n 7y urk 0a..
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iterA oaust J Walder
alnOon Geo Wlters Mike
e Miscellaneous.
Fapherty Teo uoer Je B
Editor of the Bee Bve Newspad er
Third and Fourth OlaM iktte •
aich J illr Warren
Wfe fl tint PEr War
itmrs Wohinge teeL. H Chle new sPa
Exzorvs Dl . i
Stas of Louis i
New Orleans. FebruaryU M .
aJ at this Offce uptll SATUBdAY.. ].RT;t.
sat 1 o'colok m., for the construco e o
bLiv . .atore levee, parish St. John. ib
bankIt.oia pi river.
L rr ear ee, parish St. Jamesl, ght
A.adi levree, parish Bt. James. right bea.
MissisSippi river.
bH Point levee, parish Pointe Coupee, right
ba k Mississivpi river.
Ml.arrui lrvee, parish Bt. John, right beak
Mississplpl river.
Plans profiles, and seeifloations ao
ready for inso atlon at the State
omffoe. The seead proposals mut o in a
deposit, In asch or a certified ch a 1ntl
to one cent for each yard of the etl e
tents no to ten thousand yards, an a
of one cent for every additonal e to
tted to the tate in case of the fal re
contractor or bondsmen to qualify i
forty-eight hours after adjudioation, or e
proposed bondsmen must indorse on
their willingness to ,quelity. and thatt ibra
worth, over aid above their liabiitaI
amount exceednog one-third the ot of iE
work. In either case the bon must be sm
plaDieted within forty-elght hoars
Proposals shall be addressd to thiiý .
Signedd and each one indorsed for the leves .
which the bid Is made.
Payments for this work will he mae .sxi .
etat. ment in the ofloo of the State Blr o-'!
E monlers.
ETne Board reserves to itself the right to re'ia
any or all bids.
Governor and President of the Boo
Engineers. IeU*
Personal Experiences in the BUlt .
States and Confederate States Armfestu
Late Lieutenant General Oonfederate tMi -
Army. Published for
New Orleans, 1s ,0.
The entire proceeds arising from the. of
this work are devoted to the
Memori nd 'which is Inv d
Mtates Ke·glteres Bonds for the n
supoart and education of the ten
rived of their parents last summeu
Orlesas (the melancholy inofdents of
bereavement are still fresh in the pu
The book is an eleaantoctavo
paes, with a fine ph h
line steel engraving, m e ex
work, four lare ma f ed.
handeomeray cnish loth at M
LABS or In a fl LS 2s t11
dOgiLtEaor In bDst
ofull sid ndede. a I
On the reeeiot from any person O
a opy will be immedately sent o
regtered as seond-class matter
The volume is published in meest3.
typography, on elrgant paper. with
dons, executed as hifheit specimens of g
The author, the sub·ectal t ohe our 5a
render it worthy a place In everfy o
every desk--or upon the book.shemf eoflrta
house in the country.
Agents wa ated In every tow and ceounty I
the Untted tates, and a preference wili be
given to honorably discharged veterans I.
THe army.
To the ladles, who feel a desire to il
their sympathy with the Hood. . n
rial fund, the sale Af this booo
erocle of friends will afford an e
oontritbuting substsantial aid to so s
Publisher, on behalf of Hood Memorial Npnd.
ja~ttf MEW OR[,ULANS ýLA,
best method of Bell h saogpg , Ji
destlned to supersede entrly me o i -
loned, bunly. annoying expensivem U
No breakingr of wires; en the contrary. w
once in position for the electric current . _ ..p
an electric bell is there for a life time. Ault
is necessy to soaad an alarm is to
pently a brutonwhich may connnetith
n servants room. dining-room. a.taM._
-In f any part of a restidence or s
house. (o burglar will enter a house w eo
f these bell In 't.) Said buttonscan b5 _so-5
ranged with indicators thata saer meast A
in an instant from where man alm_ 49m"
Numbers of our most prominent muraaM
are uaig them. withret
for their residencesan stores. ena
culare and references.
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