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Improvements Made at the New
Lake End by the City Rail
road Company.
-The Hotel, Saloon, Avenue, Etc.
Ib Is with pleasure that more attention to
air suburban places of resort is noted. In
the whole history of our city there has been
but little expenditure, and less pains taken, in
Puidldag up and beautifylog places for the peo
gle's recreation until this year. Perhaps no city
of the same extent has fewer resorts where
the masme, Weary of the brick and mortar,
can spend a few hours in pure air and quiet
.etirement. Now, thanks to the energy of
the Spanish Fort and Lake Railroad Com
gany and the New Orleans City Railroad
. Company, our citizens will soon have com
pleted for them two attractive locations on
th4te shore, within a few minutes run of
Cby otalte, where all that industry and art
Sa d has been done to render these places
-0epplr ad enjoyable. On the long low level
tf tle Jake shore, where hitherto the
eaouotlonlst's eye was feasted on naught
but lWv n5g rushes and monumental
-iypres roots, there is now spring"
etg ip pastures of flowers and artistic
pieces of architecture that cannot but draw
Ibithel those who can take an afternoon from
the cares of business for relaxation. What
'as been done at Spanish Fort has already
Deh lptblished, and to furnish our readers with
wiat is to be done and is doing at the New
IdSke lad by the City Railroad Company,
Prea.lent Wlint was visited. His office tables
were covered with plans, maps, catalogues of
iron ornaments, resembling the engineer de
partment of an army corps. After the plans
had been selected, Mr. Wints explained them
at length. On the eastern side of the New
anal a double track will be extended from
where the trains now stop, as far out as
a9l ST. rOHN i rnlB 0noUs,
and here, for the accommodation of visitors,
there is now building a foot-bridge across the
eanal. This a ill lead to the revetment levee,
w "here the great improvements are being
pushed forward now. At about 100 feet from
.h canal, project log out into the lake from
the revetment, is a high platform, 250 feet
square, and in the northwest corner of this
platform the grand hotel will be situated.
-Thin elegant structure will be 102 by 145 feet,
t"wO atoai.s in height, its front towards the
-..gsal, Its style is adapted from the French.
.lmned.itely over the entrance an octagon
-Oupola rises to a point tighty feet from the
water, and on either side a smaller gable
lower.r Around the building, on both stories,
Wuns an eight-foot gallery, from which an ex
teellnt view of the lake shore can be had.
-Beneath the central cupola on the lower
10oor and forming the entrance to the hotel,
ill be a large vet ibule, ootagonal in form,
t·w~Wty-three feet in diameter, on the right of
*hich tea ladies' parlor, to be elegantly fur
aished, and on the left one for gentlemen,
h4af eighteen feet square. Passinog
+ibdraib a broad lobby or hal, 'one enters the
lilng-room, 70 by 47 feet, ventilated by
rnd wide windows opening on the gal
In the rear corners of this room are
t private dining-roome the same size as
two parlors in front, and in the rear of
Is a servinng.ootm , and still further be.
in a separate building, Is the kitchen
rd tjquparters. From this will come
of the ,cooking to mar the appetite.
th d floor, just over the entrance,
bth reception room, octagon and 28
nd , s and leading from It a broad
&al e of whclh are twelve dining
rwe. Theoelllnge on the lower
0 higt h and those on the second
nteor il to be finished In the most
S r. The work will be In panel
set off in black walnut, and
imediately in front of the hotel
S' a toh acanthus fountain four
bgh, surmounted by a figure of a
from whose instrument Jets out
nof water. This, descending,
one basin and then another,
tlllthebroad onebelow. The
tff i nation in these sheets of water
i htened by the use of the electric
'hi, instead of gas, will be used to
the hotel. Sixteen Brush's patent
lights, driven by an engine, will be
1$tirbuted, and at night the plat
stand out against the dark back
of the lakein a flood of brightneses.
Sdge of the platform are to be placed
b d vases of the rennaisance style,
t'ýrowIng exotics.
aloni ba the railroad company con
its effort at beautifying the New Lake
dto tl hotel and the platform. Down the
revetsdent levee three
5have been planted, and between the trees are
*e plated beds of flowers. Along this
*&aed 4inUse are to be put 300 iron settees, seat
eaP lrom bxi to eight persons, and at regular
:. Itervals are tobe built six pagodas, or rustic
e ts, where family and picnic parties will
seats and tables for their accommodation.
z~h~ able architect from whose designs all
~tiese 1proveinents have been adopted, Mr.
A. Downey has been for some time as
kudluously at work and is now hurrying the
- toward the completion of the buildings.
A broad shell road will be soon completed on
the revetment which, with the return drive
Sea the tahore, will givea circuit of over a mile.
Already the revetment begins to look not
unlike the wall in Central Park. From one
-end to the other extends a row of Iron posts,
with ohars between them, adding much to the
iaeal aperarance.
Another featureof the improvements made
- the.large and airy bar ard billiard room
neab the hotel. This two-story building is 58
et by s4, with a main saloon on the lower
.40 by 8. Up-stairs are apartments for
._.iiards, etca--the whole to be under the ge
control of Joe Walker, of the Crescent
w- areglad to see that the railroad com
baa determined to make this new hotel
ias place of resort and raise the
oi respectability which had hitherto
moewhat at that retreat. No gentle
dd edy sare to be allowed to occupy
alon.ei n of the small rooms, ani disrepu
table .bar cnters Cannot intrude upon ladles.
Strt surveillance will be kept up on the
daqv and the greatest decorum preserved.
, the company are determined to make
th New Lake End the Brighton to New Or
' careful survey yesterday of the work
showed that at some time in June every im
povewenent willbe nearly completed.
For about a month there has been a move
entlon floot on the part of the independent
ki~tary oompanies of this city to unite into
Smilitary organization for the purpose of
m lngng about more harmony among the
different ltd.rpendent commands, to reduce
their expenses by selecting a common ar
.llory with suitable meeting and drill rooms,
ach company paying a pro rata to dtfray
tiexpenses. Several meetings of the offi
s wegre held at various times, and on last
r ya ev nut·a the following commands
tbenw-lves into one military corps,
j. lfsthe name of "The New Orleans Inds
SBatIalio)n," vii: O(adore de Or
.ranriTreur., Gardes Lafyette,
*tH be ltoma ded by a maore,
"tos oVtei e ci the dlfeant corm
mends oombosing the battalioan, and will
wear the uniform of the staff oMoers of the
8tate militia; he will only iI an honorary
oma each company preserving Ait own In
tegrity and governing its own affairs as
heretofore; on all general parades and other
ocoasions, however, the major will take an
active part and command the b ttalion.
On Friday next the election f0t a major will
take place, when all minor arrangements of
the organization will be completed.
A Break at Pointe-a-la-Raohe-Work
on Bayou Lafourohe and
at Bharpe's.
As will be seen from the subjoined dispatch
a crevasse of alarming magnitude has oc
curred at Pointe-a-la-Hache, in Plaqueminee
POINTE-A-LA- HAHoE, April 17, 9 A. M.
Col. Hardee, Chief State Enaineer:
We have a crevasse here fifty feet long and
fifteen feet deep. Watering box washed away.
Please send sacks and lumber. Send mate
rial to Dr. Herbert's landing.
N. M. HERBsET, M. D.
Steps were immediately taken to have the
necessary material forwarded, and a promise
of co-operation made on the part of the plant
ere. The State Engineer's department will
furnish a man to supervise the work.
The news from Thibodaux yesterday went
to show that the break near that place In
Bayou Lafourche was larger than originally
reported, being 40 feet wide with a depth of
five feet. The depth, however, not being very
great, it is not apprehended that there will
be much difficulty in closing it. Work has
commenced in earnest and all the necessary
labor is at hand.
In this connection the following dispatch
was received:
THIBODAUtX, April 16, 1880.
L. A. Wilts, Governor:
Crevasse is at Collins's place, one mile be.
low Thibodaux, left bank of the bayou. It
is forty feet wide and five feet deep. Organ
izing forces and shipping matexial. I think
we will close it. SIDNEY,
It was learned at the Engineer's office yes
terday that the lower dam at Sharpe's cre
vasse was nearly completed and the upper
dam was half way. There is yet, however,
considerable work to be done, and final com
fletlon may be retarded by a lack of suffiolent
abor to-day. It is thought that a couple or
days will see the end, but the wise ones are
by no means emphatic in the opinion that the
work will be stable or enduring.
The following were made yesterday:
Police juror, parish of Plaquemines, Glor
dain Jlordano, vice H. Le Riche, resigned.
Engineer of the State-House, Emanuel
John E. Vinson, constable, third ward,
Ouachita parish, vice It. W. McClendon, re
Edmond Gullbeau, assessor for the parish
of Lafayette.
Inspectors of weights and measures-Al
dide H. Armand, Avoyelles; George W. Kirk.
Ple quemines; James Riordin, Iberville; J.
H. Simmons, Clalborne.
Parish surveyors-B. R. Coleman, Clai
borne; Henry Gascon, IhMria; Carroll Miller,
Sabine; Harry Percy. Natohitochese A. V.
Rayan, Grant; W. 8. Stoup, Catahoufa; Jas.
M. Roane, LincolnD Charles H. Dickerson,
Iberville; Romain Francez, Lafayette; D. J.
F. Kelly, Winn parish, vice J. E. Cook, de
Aids-de-camp, with the rank of major-E. A.
Ducros, W. H. Byrnese.
Board appointed under act No. 93, 1880, to
ascertain and approve costs, etc., incurred in
tax and license suits.
A number of gentlemen interested In the
matter of public education yesterday called
upon Superintendent Fay to ascertain his
views of the effect of the veto to the bill
passed by the Legislature. Mr. Fay had not
come to any conclusion respecting the matter,
but cursorily remarked that the only thing
seemingly left was to accept the old law and
administer its provisions where ltdid not con
flct with the constitution. He stated that
he would address a communication to the At
torney General asking for legal advice in the
premises, and that he would be governed
A Question Affecting the License on
Private Markets.
About two months ago, in the suit of the
city of New Orleans against B. Barthe for
collection of a private market license, Judge
Monroe, in the Third District Court, delivered
a lengthy and exhaustive decision in favor of
defendant, holding that the license was un
Yesterday, in a case involving the same is
sues, entitled City of New Orleans vs. J. Du
barry, Judge Monroe reaffirmed his former
decision and dismissed the case.
The Rev. W. J. Murphy will deliver a lec
ture at St. Patrick's Church on Sunday even
ing, April 18, 1880, at 7:30 o'clock, for the
benefit of the poor visited by ladies and
gentlemen of the St. Vincent de Paul Society.
Admission free; collection after the lecture.
The friends of the poor are respectfully in
vited to attend, not only on account of the ob
ject. but especially the moral and intellectual
treat which will be presented on the occasion.
The eloquent and earnest preacher, Rev. W.
J. Murphy, whose energetic and touching
sermons during the Lenten exercises at St.
Patrick's Church were so much admired,
will be the lecturer on the occasion, and the
thorough, exhaustive and esthetic manner
with which his subjects are treated, give
every promise of a brilliant, edifying and en
tertaining discourse.
Mr. John Chaffi, chairman, announces a
meeting to be held on Tuesday evening next,
at 7:30 p. m., in the committee room of the
Cotton Exchange, to consider the report of
the committee on machinery and other im
portant measures connected with the pro
posed establishmentof a jute bagging factory
in New Orleans.
Dr. Jones, president of the Board of Health,
concluded his appointments of sanitary po
licemen yesterday with the following: H. F.
Davis and H. F. Evans for the sixth and
seventh districts, to report to Dr. Carson.
Elder W. L. Moeeley, will preach regularly
Lord's day and night at the Christian
bCurch, corner Melpomene and Camp streets.
Seats free.
Rev. Dr. Milburn, the eloquent blind min
ister, will preach at the Upper B thel, on
Fulton near Jackson street, to-day (Sunday),
at 7:30 o'clock p. m. Seats free.
sPBRNo CLOTHING.-Ore of the largest and
best selected stocks of spring clothing to be
found in this country can be seen at the well
known clothiers. Wheeler k Pierson. N is. 13
and 15 Camp street. Mr. Pierson has recently
returned trom the North, where he has been
superintendnlg the manufacture of clothing
intended for his trade, and has. without doubt,
one or the nobbiest asebrtments to er his
An excellent appetiser and regulMa of tot
mise is Malakof Bltters.
i~i~~i~ii~ii~i~~i~~i~mbe~~·b6 ·'
The Weekly Bession of the Exeen
utive Committi e.
Interesting Reports and Other Docu
ments Submitted and
Passed Upon.
The Executive Committee of the New Or
leans Auxiliary Sanitary Association held its
regular weekly meeting last night, Gen.
B ussey, chairman, presiding, John C. Hender
son, Esq., secretary.
Gen. Bussey, Immediately after the opening
of the meeting, announced the following
(bmmittee on O,~ frenc--George Horter,
chairman; Edw. Booth, A. A. Maginnis, Jules
Finaner Cbmmitte --A. Baldwin, chairman;
W. B. Schmidt, Julius Wels, S. Hernsheim,
Theo. Hellman, Chas. A. Whitney, Geo. Hor
ter, Edw. Fenner, Henry Ginder, Joe. Bow
Among the communications read was one
from Wm. H. Watkins, M. D., inspector of the
Second District, tendering the association a
sanitary census of the district.
The following was also read, and the secre
tary was instructed to make the necessary
PHILADELPHIA, April 7, 1880.
Mr. George Horter. New Orleans:
Dear Sir-From the papers sent me I do
not find my name among the subscribers to
the fund for sanitary purposes. You must
have forgotten that I wrote you never to for
get to contribute my mite toward the good
work your citizens are engaged in. I will
now respond to your draft for fifty dollars,
and, furthermore if your necessities require
it, draw again. The work your association
is engaged in excites much favorable com
ment here, and you cannot, being so far away,
realize the onfildence It Inspires that the good
health of New Orleans can be preserved
through their efforts. o
My health Is much Itl roved, but will not
be able to make you a , It this spring.
With my best wishes for you all, I remain
your affectionate uncle,
Ir. White, sanitary director, submitted the
following: ..liM I
NEw 0RLEANS, January 28, 1880.
A street gutter, to be healthy, should be In
a condition, one of two extremes, vlz: Abso
lutely dry or drenched with moving water,
as decomposition goes on most rapidly in
the presence of air, moisture and warmth
threecircumstances which in this climate the
partially wet gutter furnishes.
The best condition for the gutters running
from the river toward the swamp Is a con
tinued stream of water; and for gutters of
streets parallel with the river, absolute dry
To secure this condition of these last named
street gutters, a change of construction is
necessary. A moment's consideration will
show ttat the gutters on streets parallel with
the river, for the purpose of carrying off
rain-fall may be made more shallow than
those of streets perpendicular to the river.
The gutters of streets parallel to the river
receive and transmit only the water falling
upon half a blocIl, while the perpendicular
gutters receive the water of halt of the blocks
that border thereon, and all poured into them
from the streets parallel to the river.
The beds of the gutters at the centre of the
block of streets parallel to the river should
be elevated to at least four inches more than
at present, and sufficient descent be given to
secure a free movement of fluid to the intersec
tion of the gutters at the corner; at this
point the descent should be made sharply
four inches In a distance of, say, ten inches.
A gutter bed, laid in this manner, after be
ing washed or cleaned would, In dry weather,
lose all moisture in a short time, and be in an
excellent condition of cleanliness and in one
favorable to health.
This construction would avoid what now
exists at most street corners, where water is
running from the river towards the swamps,
a stagnant, unsightly, fetid, unhealthy strip
of water extending up and down on both
sides of the street to a distance varying from
ten to sixty feet,
The above Is an Indorsement of my report.
H. C. BnowN, City Burveyor.
I approve the above.
The change of grade In street gutters par
allel to the river, as suggested in the forego
ing memoranda, has my approval as being
essential to a good sanitary condition of the
city. W. H. NEWTON, Civil Engineer.
Wherever practical the gutter bottoms
should be raised, as suggested In the memo
randa. Good sanitary effects will follow and
the excessive crown of paved streets reduced.
W. H. BELL, Civil Engineer.
We agree with Mr. Bell in his opinion, as
expressed in the above indorsement.
Major of Engineers, U. 8. A.
H. C. COLLINS, Assistant Engineer.
I agree with Mr. Bell in his opinion, as above
above given. MosEs LANE, Civil Engineer.
These memoranda are not offered for consid
eration as novel, either In substance or form,
for they were in language nearly identical with
those submitted to the city government in
1871 by the Board of Health. The subject
has, however, lost none of its sanitary Im
portance. If it be deemed advisable by the
Sanitary Association to adopt these sugges
tions as, In their opinion, a measure of sani
tary reform, I recommend that a copy of
them, with the indorsements of these aistln
guished civil engineers, be forwarded to the
honorable city government, with the request
that the principles of construction of street
gutters therein recommended be favorably
adopted, and by ordinance or resolution made
hereafter obligatory upon all concerned In the
direction or execution f such work.
submitted the following report:
The finance committee beg leave to report
the following receipts since the tenth in
Oromwell Line. Alf. Moulton. agent ...... $co
Liverpool and London and Globe Insur
ance Company........................... 200
Moore. Hvams & Co ..... -............ 150
D. Fatjo & Uo .........-...... ........ o00
A. Thomesn & Co ......... ........... 10o
Oreev & Dunbar.................... . 100
Mrs. Hugo Redwltz................... 5o
Wheeler & Wilson Manufacturing Com
pany ...................... 50
John Calder & Co.·-................... . so
E. D obois .....--- ......................... 25
H. Do Verges & o ....................... . 20
L. C. Keever .... ---. ..................... 25
J ,a u R ls. ...... ................ 10
Jas. Mlltenborger "&" C'....."" $] " ·· · 10
Fisix L eh ............................ . 10
Rltyko. & Menade ......................... o10
Q ieyrouzs & Bole.......... ............. 10
1, urent & Locassagne.................... 10
W E M ur ny ................................ 10
G. W olt ...... .... -- ..................... 5
Total..................................... t.4t 0
JOHN O. HENDER-ON. Secretary.
The committee on vaults submitted a
lengthy report, which was approved and
recommitted, with instructions to prepare an
ordinance in accordance with the suggestions
The following, submitted by Mr. Glnder,
was unanimously adopted:
In view of the very grave consequences in
volved in such fasifcation of Information as
was contained in a late dispatch of the Asso
:orieeI ' r1tt11 Besodg-gs tbrI
the National Board of HI.ith should not
lightly pagd over the alleied isPtake of the
operator who was gullty 6o it.
Resolved, That the secretary of this ase~
elation be requested to make inquiry of the
National Board of Health if anything has
been done in the matter.
On motion of Mr. Fenner the chair was
authorized to appoint delegates to the Sani
tary Council of the Mississippi Valley, which
meets at St. Louis on the twenty-first In
The chair announced Dr. Holliday as one
of the delegates, and said he would make the
other appointments at an early day.
Under the head of miscellaneous business
a couple of water fllterers and a model of a
vault were submitted to the committee.
After a lengthy discussion on the subject
of sanitary inspection, which was closed by
the adoption of a resolution instructing the
chairman of the ward committees, Mr. Gin
der, to furnish the secretary with a list of
members of the association and others who
will accept commissions as inspectors, the
committee adjourned.
Proceedings Stopped at the Instance
of Counsel for Plaintiff.
The motion of S. L. James for an Injunc
tion to restrain the New Orleans Pacific Rall
road from making any transfers which would
interfere with alleged contract rights of the
plaintiff in the suit, was fixed for argument
yesterday morning before Judge Billlngs,
sitting in the United Circuit Court, and on the
regular call for motions from members of the
bar, Mr. J. R. Beckwith, counsel for James,
addressing the court, said:
"In this cause I believe it my duty to say
that the statement made by me in this court
on Thursday were not in accordance with the
real facts. I was laboring under a mlsappre
henslon with regard to the action of the bolard
of directors of the company alluded to on that
day. I am very sorry, and, because I was
laboring under a misapprehension, I retract
the same and say I would not have made the
statement had I been myself in complete poe
session of the facts. In regard to the case it
self, since if it is proceeded with it will re
quire certain modifications of the bill. and
sinoe, also, I believe that in the pendling ne
gotiations the interests of my client will be
regarded and provided for, I consent to va
cating the order for a restraining order, and
ask for a withdrawal of the motion for an in
junction pe'nde nt lite."
The proceedings were thereupon dismissed.
The "Champion Press" has been making a
magnificent showing since its erection,and in
anothar column is published an account of
the largest cotton cargo on record, the cotton
composing the same having passed through
the Champion and been reduced to its least
possible bulk. Capt. E. A. Cotton, of the
American ship Alexander, in a letter to
Messrs. John B. Latitte &t Co., the managers of
the Champion Press, gives a comparative
statement of the catrgoes which his ship has
carried out of this port since 1877, which
shows that this immense cargo of 5751 bales
overlaps her 1877 trip by 1702 bales and her
1879 trip by 1124 bales. This is really a grand
success and the enterprising managers of this
powerful press deserve much credit for the
Improvements they have pushed ahead, and
now but little, if any, greater perfection in
compressing can be desired.
The event of the season will be the produc
tion, commencing April 28, at the Opera
House, of the sparkling extravaganza, called
"Frog Opera, with Pollywog Chorus." Those
who have witnessed the rehearsals say that
nothing so mirth-provoking in the amateur
line has ever been given in this city. The
fun is all of the most innocent character.
The costumes are extremely rich and elegant,
and the properties striking and original.
Judging by the extraordinary interest which
the "Frog Opera" has created among all
classes, there will be a great rush for tickets on
W edneeday morning,April 21, at Grunewald's,
when the sale of reserved seats opens.
To-night the last performance of An Ara
bian Night will be given, and to-morrow
ovening Miss Agnes Herndon and Company
open and will remain during the week. The
programme of the engagement Is as follows:
Monday and Tuesday evenings and Wednes
day matinee, Lady Challoner; Wednesday
and Thursday evenings, David; or, a Sister's
Devotion; Friday evening, benefit of Miss
Herndon, and Saturday evening Bartley
Campbell's Fate.
The experts of the United States Sub-Treas
ury in this city yesterday detected a well ex
ecuted counterfeit of the standard silver dol
lar. The piece was made of what appeared
to be brass, and was heavily plated with slil
ver. It was a fine copy of the original, but
weighed about one quarter less. It is the
first piece of the kind which has been dis
covered by the governmeht officers.
W. W. Sanders, brought from Baton Rouge
to answer to the charge of fraudulentl/col
lecting pension money due Peter West, was
arraigned yesterday before United States
Commissioner Lane, and waiving examina
tion, was remanded to the Parish Prison in
default of $1000 bond to appear before the
United States Circuit Court.
The David Crockett Steam Fire Engine
Company No. 1 has libeled the bark Kate, In
the United States District Court, for salvage
services rendered the vessel when on fire sev
eral days ago.
The A. S. Badger Base Ball Club of Algiers
will play the John Ganes, on the Morgan
green, at 2:30 p. m. to-day. The Third Dis
trict ferry is the most convenient conveyance
to the green.
Amusement seekers should remember the
grand festival of Pelican No. 4 at Oakland
Park to day. A fine programme of sports
has been arranged, and plenty of fun is
promised. Field sports commence at 3 o'clock
and races at 3:30.
ENJOYABLE PASTIMEs.-Of late years the rage
for things of the olden time has pervaded all
3'aQses and communities. The ladies, partlcu
larly. enjoying greater leisure, have been able
to make their researches more thoroughly and
have, of course, unearthed the very pleasantest
occupations or snorts, of our ancestors. Poets
have snrg of archery a d the long bows of old
England were her defense in her greatest need.
At Seebold's, 166 Canal street. the ladies will
find full outfits of archery goods ,of the finest
workmanship and latest design. He has a'so a
a cow plete supply of lawn tennis and croquet
Mons NovELzTrs.-Messrs. E. H. Adams &
Bro. have one of the largest and best select-d
stocks of spring and summer dry goods and
novelties to be found in the ofty, and our up
town lady friends will find it greatly to their
advantage to patronie them. Their rlcea are
moderate, and a fresh and beauitual seleetion
will always be found on the sbltveg ut their
5.5 -~ rs ~~trma
Blmnal Service, onated 8te Army,
Daily meteorological record for the eight houre
ending at 2:08 D. m.. Saturday. April 17.
(Observations taken at the same moment o01
time at all stations.]
.d eloe9y ham
Miles latt
Stations. Bar. .i - ber s.hotv
Shour. Inohee
Calro........... 99~- 4)rE 8 o
Chattanooga.-. 998 -F 7) NE 2 o
Olnoinnatl ..... No 1-- 01 I; 6 o
Davenport .... "2 88- 8 sE 25 0
Dub1t5lq , ..... 5 s- 67 , 183 0
Gatlvreton...... 94-Tr 78 12 o
Idlanola...... 29 89-F 92 8 17 o
eokuk........ 9.7-t- -E s o0
La Oros.m...... ,9 8- 69 SE 16 0
Leavenworth.. ,9.49- w 1 16 0
Lroulsvlle...... .7 - F a E 6 0
Memohis....... 2990-F 81i E 12 0
Nashville...... o 03 -F 6 NE 6 .06
Sew Orleans... 30 o01-8 a 4 13 o
Omaha......... o9 41- 78 4E 16 o
Plttsburg..... 1 o10- 52 NW 10 0
Bhreveport. ... 9s s- F 84 8 0
St. Louie....... ,995- 67 lR 25 0
St. Paul........ 29 70- 61 1E 23 o
Viokrburs..... 2.s9-F 4 8W 14 o
Yankton ....... s0 - 72 to 0
Oorsloena..... 2979-F o 8 12 0o
Little Book .... 29.83-F 8 3W 12 0
B. indicatee rising; N. Indloate. Satika; b
Indicates stationary.
Naw OLuain. April 17. 1950.
Time. Weather.
7 a. . 80.01 74 6 Cloudy.,
2 p. m. 80o.1 a8 1it Fair.
8 'D. . 80-02 74 d 7 Ulear.
9Mean ... 80.01 76 .............
Maximum temperature 85, minimum 72.
Almost a Panio at Grunewald Hall.
The soiree musicale given last evening by
Prof. M. H. Rolling and his pupils, assisted
by Mr. J. Meteye, was the charming enter
tainmtnent that the Immense audience attend
nlog it expected. It was exclusively a soiree
pianislique-lf we may be pardoned for coin
nlog the word-the only Instrument used being
the ;piano; a harmonium ( being, however,
1 used in the overture of William Tell.
In such oases we carefully avoid, as a gen
eneral thing, being invidious, and for obvious
reasons. We thererore submit the programme
with our compliments to the ladles and gen
tlemen who appeared in the concert for the
,xcellency of the music they dispensed.
We would have liked to speak particularly
of the composition of Mr. W. H. Rolling (the
son of the professor), the first bars of which
promised well for the young musician, but
during its execution it was interrupted several
times, and much confusion occurred,approach
Ing a panic, caused by a preelpatate with
drawal from Grunewald Hall of acouple who
labored under the apprehension that the
fire for which the alarm had sounded a few
minutes before was threatening their doml
cile. We hope to have better luck next time.
II Trovatnr (dun) ...............uerno
Frank Viavant.Joseuh Llado
Chanson Creole ....................... ketterrer
Mile. C. Olor.
La Bayadere......... ............. Lysbergue
Mile. 11. . Lado.
La Creole (romance) ......... . H. Rolling
M. J. Meteye.
Chantons L'Hrmen ..................Dussek
Frank Vlavant.
Nocturne (piano and harmonium) .......Chopin
Mile. B. Hernandez. W. H. [email protected]
Bbapeodle Hongroise .·.............. F. Liszt
Mile. M. Mouton.
Harpe Eolienne .....................G iruer
Mile. 8. Turootte.
Volx de la nuit (reverie) ............. H. Bolling
M. W. H. Bolling.
La Iota Ara onesa ....................Gottschalk
Mile. B Hernandez.
Danse ae Pluton .............. W. H. Rolling
Mile. . Mouton.
Overture de Guillaume Tell ........Rossini
(Two pianos and harmonilum).
Miles. B. Hernandez. O. Tarut. C Cior. B. Llado
and W. H. Bolling.
An Order from the Health Officer of
and 8eventh Districts.
115 Magazine streets and Carrollton
Court-.House Building. COrrollton.
I would respectfully urge and request the
residents and property owners of the Sixth
and Seventh districts of the city of New Or
leans to place their property and residences
in the best possible sanitary condition, and
in furtherance of the same their personal
supervision is suggested. The general clean
ing of premises, removal of debris and thor
ough whitewashing of fences in connection
with the proper disinfection of water closets,
will add much to prevent the possibility of
yellow fever, independent of the other prop
erly so-called filth diseases, attacking the
above named districts.
I again urge upon all good citizens the Im
perative necessity of immediate and prompt
compliance with the above requests.
All complaints in reference to nuisances
and the criminal disregard of sanitary laws
and ordinances will be promptly entertained
on entering complaints at the above referred
Very respectfully.
W. H. CARBON, M. D.,
Health Officer Sixth and Seventh Districts.
The great success obtained in this city by
the inauguration of future cotton sales, so
clearly and ably expounded in the DEMOCRAT
In the letter of Secretary H. G. Hester, of the
Cotton Exchange, has created a necessity for
the establishment of firms giving particular
attention to this class of business. In another
column of this paper it will be seen that the
firm of M. N. Wisdom & Co., heretofore doing
a commission business in the cotton trade,
has been dissolved, and will start fresh in the
same line, with the valuable addition of Col.
Wm. A. Bell as a partner. These gentlemen
announce their intention to devote special at
tention to the execution of orders for the pur
chase or sale of cotton for future delivery in
this city or in New York, and in this line are,
as we consider, pioneers of a business which
is destined to be one of the most productive
In New Orleans.
He is Assailed and Badly Used Up by
the Colored Longshoremen.
Yesterday at 3 o'clock, as the negro long
shoremen, headed by P. B. 8. Plnchback and
George Geddes, as marshals, were passing
the corner of Peter and Conti streets Jake
Leitner, driver of car No. 92 of the Iayou
IRoad and Levee street line, tried to divide the
procession by driving his car iLto the crowd.
As he did so some of the longshoremen un
hitched his mule, while some of the others,
headed by one of the marshals, set upon him
and beat him in a most unmerciful manner.
The beaten and much-abused driver was re
moved to his residence on Bayou Road, where
he now lies in acrltical conditlon. The police
will make the proper affidavits to-day.
Dolbear Commercial College. 203 Can al street
Beed's Flit Edge Tonic .ares fever and sgne
Mr. H. N. Jenkins, solicitor of patents, No.
27 Commercial Place, officially reports to the
DEMOOBAT the following complete list of
patents granted Southern inventors for the
week ending April 6,1880:
Mississippi-James and Frank L. Kln. an
aogs Vetom, wheelbarrow.
-Tezl- A. and R.T..i BmItb, Wasamc ,
adjustabie stool; E. 0. Pedor a F.4
lett, Galveston, canningh
flih; Joha E. Wiggle,
rester; H. Wilson, Jewett, arth s ON
The Continental Guards, an organizatlln
In which there is felt a universal pride by the
citizens of New Orleans, will leave thisdit
some time in June next for the purpose Of 5*
tending the Bunker Hill anniversary-l
monies in Boston, which takes place on th.
seventeenth day of the month named.
For the purpose of raising funds to cOv#
part of the expenses of the trip the Cot
nentals will, during the month of May, give
series of entertainments. The simple an
nouncement of the intention is sufficient t
arouse public interest In the comlng evei
and that the call of the Continentals will me
with a generous respons, can not be doubted.
We are informed by Mr. de Beasplau , the
future manager of the French Opera Hog1e,
that the requisite amount of sublserl
being covered, he has perfected his araaUe
merts for the lease of the French Opera
House for the next season. He intends, as
has been said before, to give the public a first
class opera troupe, with subjects chosen from
the highest artistes in standing in theartletio
world. The only engagements made up to
the present time are Mile. Ambers as
prima donna, and Mile. Lablache, As far
as we may judge from their reputation a. d
newspaper talk, both are aooomplished
artists, and Join the seductions of art to the
blandihements of beauty.
We were pleased to hear yesterday that he
had engaged Mrs. Vezian as first dueas f.r
his dramatic company. Mrs. Veztan is a riy
Intelligent actress, well acquainted with the
boards and quite popular in this community.
A social and musical entertainment will be
given on Thursday, the twenty-second at
the M. E. Church South, for the benefltof
the library of Felicity Street Sunday School.
It will be a pleasant and entertaining affair.
The grand annual festival picnic of the Lai
dies' Hebrew Benevolent Society will be given
on Sunday, the twenty-fifth instant, it the
new concert hall at the Spanish Fort, for the
benefit of their relief fund.
The Societe Franoalse, or Frene Mutual
Benevolent Assoclation of New Orleans, give
a grand fete champetre at the Fair Grounds
on Sunday, the twenty-fifth instant. All
preparations have been made to insure su
cess and make every feature of the enter
tainment enjoyable. There will no doubt be
a rush for tickets.
The DEMOCRAT is indebted to the New Or
leans Philltarmunle Society for invitations to
attend their seventeenth public rehearsal at
Grunewald Hall, on Monday the twenty-sixth
instant. In the musical line the Philhar
monics are great favorites with our public.
and all their concerts are stamped with the
true sign of genuine art.
Wm. Collins, for cruelty to a mule, was
locked up In the Third Station.
Thomas Lynch, for an alleged assault and
battery on Mrs. Madden, was locked up in
the Central Station.
Francois Emillen and Jules Bockland,
charged with beinog dangerous and susplcionu
characters, are in the Third Lock-up.
Alexander Leroy drew a knife and after
threatening to take the life of Lizze Wil
liams, retired into the Central Station.
Michel Fallon, for being drunk, disturbing
the peace and carrying concealed weapons,
was locked up in the Fourth Station-house.
Henry McWilliams and George Simpson,
alias Maloney, retired into the Central Star
tion Friday night for disturbing the publie
Edward Clark, H. Hamilton, H. C. Lloyd
and Edward Bendernagel were caged in the.
Central Station for disturbing the peace at
the corner of Canal and Basin streets. -
Louis Miller charged with malicious mis
chief, and Paul Miller, charged with interfer
Ing with an officer in the discharge of his
duty, were both furnished with lodgings in
the Third Station.
Charged With Embezalement.
Yesterday Mr. W. H. Deeves appeared be
fore Judge Sheehan and made affidavit
against one A. Levy, who keeps a grooery at
No. 225 Decatur street, charging him with
having, on the third day of February pur
chased $94 40 worth of merchandise, which he
sold or hypothecated with intent to defraud.
The accused was arrested and placed under
$500 bonds.
Later in the day Mr. Dowling also made an
affidavit against Levy, charging him with
embezzlement. For this offense he Was
placed under additional bonds.
Cutting Affray.
Friday evening, at the corner of Madison
and Newton street, Algiers two negroes
named Wm. Young and York Milton becamet
involved in a difficulty,which resulted in both
parties being severely cut, as each wsa armed
with a knife. Milton received a very painful
cut in the left side, while his antagonist re
ceived a slash In the face. A thelatter's
wound was alight he was locked up. Mltoln
was sent to the hospital. The diffoiculty was
attributed to the fact that both men were
under the influence of liquor.
A Bad Crowd.
Mr. Bernard Schult z, residing at the corner
of Chartres end Pauline streets, yesterday
made an af8davit against George Yeaer,
Tony Wagner, Tony and J. Vent, E. Oombra
H. Geddle, P. Clemer, John Belbart. F.
Schnell, J. Rub and John Cole, charging them
with trespass and disturbing the peace.
Sehultz alleges that the accused entered hisa
premises and tried to batter down his house
with rocks.
Wounding an Organ' Grinder.
Between the hours of 10 and 11 o'clock
Friday night, on Delord, between Baronne
and Dryades streets, an organ grinder named
Arthur Johnson was cut under the chin and
in the neck, and also received a stab in the
arm, with a penknife in the hands of a white
man named John Casey. Casey made his
escape. The wounded man was taken home,
where his wounds were examined and pro
nounced alight.
The Work of An Incendiary.
At two o'olo.k yesterday morning some un
known incendiary saturated a room in Mrs.
McCormick's residence on Fourth, near St.
David street, and then applied the torch.
Fortunately the flames were discovered and
extinguished with very slight damage. The
property is insured In the Hibernia Insurance
Company for $650.
Sneak T'hief.
On Thursday last a sneak thlef invaded the
residence of Mr. Erdman, No. 79 Sixth street,
during the temporary absence of the family,
and broke open and took from the armoir be
tween $50 and $60. The robtb ry was reported
to the police, but no arrests have yet been
Died Suddenly.
At 6 o'clock last evening a lady named
Mrs. Decroux dropped dead in the shoestore,
corner Canal and Peters street.
It appears the lady entered the store and
asked for a glass of water, but expired before
receiving it.
Destruction of a Moss Factory.
At noon yesterday the moss factory in the
rear of the Union Oil Works, in Gretna,
owned by Mr. Hildebrand, was destroyed by
fire. Insurance unknown.
IMPoarED Dayr Go0ns.-J. Levois' Heirs. 1h
Canal street, have ju.t received, per steamer
Misalselpl. a large invoice of novelties in
black silk. broobe grenadinee, colored strived
grenadines and easnemiennes. In another eol
umn will be found their cord, whih will 4o
doubt be of iateeet to the II rs derm o t

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