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all. ARNOLP. SIR MOSES MONTEFIORE, ' MAYNE BMW, TENNYSON. LOWELL. ,V10M THBaEOt'IJUl COBBESPONDENT OF TttK TR1BPJIK.] London, Oct. 98. The Euglah press has its word to say on ihe uew and popular edition of Mr. Mat? thew Arnold's " Literature mid Dogma." He is thought to have done a- graceful act in expunging tho illustration of tim ? three Lord Shaftesburys," nnd there is a sufficient recognition af the motive and manner of the withdrawal. Ike Standard, how? ever, which occasionally accepts an amateur cham? pionship of what is conservative lu Church or Stale, dicensses this new Preface with a touch of the pro? verbial theological acrimony. Pursuing with zeal the phantom of the CuuaSItaltra workingman, this writer dissents from Mr. Arnold's dictum thal arti ?aaaaaaamlf neither teiaraaoe religion am ba? llara in it. He is persuaded, moreover, that ? our upper classes " are more religious than they were in thi nig* af finial II I-aChareb, la his view, is mice more beginning to gain u hold on tim pei tala. Thc intelligent sceptic of Mr. Arnold's Prclacc*.*. m\ ??, bnt is by no means in a majority. He is, more? over, confronted bv au incensed activity of his clerical foes, and so on. But the kernel of this discourse in to h.- tonghi ill th* ilhsail fl ll JJ-? ??- |g \fr, Arnold nt tho end. He insists that not only is Christianity necessary, but the Church also, and the clergy ; " the future of rhlistlsBltJ is hardly conceivable without tlirm. What, then, cries this journalistic apartle--" what tm Ins own hypothesis are the ('lntrrli anil the clergy to teach T li' wc do not accept tim supernatural, they become lecturers on morality, and 1'niversity professors could in thal case do all thal was neces? sary. If we do accept it, Mr. Arnold's whole argu? ment collapse-." The collup-*.- is not quite complete. I should say. but I must leave it to Mr. Arnold to deal With his critic as be sees fit. In tbe leading organ of Dissent, Mr. AruoM is | handled in a different spirit. The **W Preface and the throe Lord Shaftesbury! am tefl to tah* care of themselves, aud Mr. Arnold is discussed in bis MW quality of viaitor to tho United Slates. Tho artiele is a long one and not particularly ill-natured. Ifn tm iff! n K tone may hero nml there bo perceived,'tis but thc usual MM of this journal of Nonconformist Liberalism in Its comments on America. The writer lias bearii (ono would like to know where itbat ivers American railway porter is well acquaint cd with Mr. Arnold's verses. So is thc rest of th* American world, in sixpenny pirated editions. Thercfoie ve ai* supposed to b* curious, nay, anxious, to ac* what manner af man it is who wrote Empedoel.? and the Strayed Jioveller. In England, tbe railway porters have md read Mr. Arnolils's pieces, but there them who have at ono for tbe ignorance af those wlio luiM' not by being not the least curious about the author. And then conns the time-honored ac? count of tho American lecture system, which our Dissenting friend believes still to ba universal in the States. "Lectures arc to America what Un apara is to Italy and thu theatre ta Franco- the great popular intellectual enjoyment and relaxa? tion." Thia remarkable statement appeal*, iud tea or twenty years ago, but this very nmraing It is nevertheless followed by a genial expression of b* lief that Mr. Arnold must be a success ta Amii icu, aud that j awn li maa may well rejoice to have seen one of the chief English poets and the tirst English critic of the generation. Tho Jews would bo singularly insensible to the claims of one of their most admirable af men it they allowed tho huiidic.lth birthday ol'Sir Moses Monte? fiore to pass without marked honors. They are pay? ing bini a tribute of respect and affection which is _o more, certainly, than bis due. The Christiana am quite ready to take part ii.it, and are not stinting their eulogies upon a man whose charily ha . prui .-.I wider than all ms tl tattara af race. Them Hoed to be a story* that Sir Mose* Montefiore was knighted in 1837, bj tho Queen, in gratitude for a piece of advice to her motlier, to which the Queen waa in? debted for ber throne. The story, 1 fear, is apocry? phal, and there were plenty vd other resHtttt* for conferring the distinction, ns there were f..r makin)* bim a Baronet nine years latter. You may read thc ncold af bis loag life In the colntnns upon eolutaUl which thc English pros devotes to lum. On*does not know whether most to admire his far-reaching benevolence, or bis mgm ll J. Ut the originality and fore of bis character, or his vitality, which BW_M moro miraculous titan all. 1 saw bim last so loni' ago as lr*"*, on that memorable afternoon whoa Lord Beaconsfield made his tiiutuplial entry into London on his return from Berlin. Bir linnea lion* teri..re was one of the company which had calli, nd in Charing ('kiss Station t>> await the arrival ol tho Primo Minister. He was one also ol'the vii v low who, as tbe train rolled into the station, stood mi the platform and greeted the Conservative chief as be stepped out ol his saloon-cat riai-e. Tho veteran arga then in hi* ninety-fifth year. His tall and purr* f-rfulfitrnrein its most upright moments had a sloop. but as ixird Beaconsfield held mit his hand bis ]..v ni friend and admirer bent his silvered head almost to the ground. 1 thought for an btstaal be was going down on his harm, hat happily hf did not. Lord Beaconsfield, tani, ob* is glad to say, hawed taw, If it were in bis nature to be touched by anything, I should say be was touched by thiahomage thus publicly offered to him by a m.in to whom the whole Jewish race paul homage, not only for the beauly of bis life, but for the ancient lineage and high birth iu which the Montefiores are UMOg the foremost of their nation and religion. They clasped banda, gad Mood for a space the central figures of a brilliant assemblage which was show, ring on him whom they deemed a successful ititi?sn and diplomatist honors all but royal. Then they parted, and I san* Dot mneiuber thal I have wen Sir Most* Mon tefiore again. An Englishman of whom any good whatever can bo said may i>e palled happy If be dies ia th* dall nason of London journalism. Then shall be have columns where only paragraphs would be vouch? safed to him in more stirring tunes, ibis good fort? une bas befallen Captain Mayne Redd, whose death occurred ou Monday niuht; lat*on MOttdar night, ? , the chronicler, too eager to hint at an apology for not huving had th* a*w* eat Tiendny, ta careful to insist. Ot the ama Bathing need be mid wini ib is not creditable to him. Ile fought our battles in Mexico, and for that he shall be Mentioned gmt** fully. Bnt bis place in the world wa*thn*of n writer nf books, ;,ml it must 1m- said tli.it lu-hooks are not good book-. They never, I think, really g,,t bold of tbe boys for wham they were meant. Ho had a period of success, due in gnat measure to tho novelty of bi* subject* and of his method. Mut, as aa* judicious writer observes, it is impossible to take Captain Mayne Kcid Hihumlj as a novelist. He has been compared with Cooper, hat Cooper, with all bis faults, bad reality ami imaginative power, and viv idness and true nat hos, win, h Ma] ne lteid had not. He lived, 1 think, out of London. 1 can recollect meeting bim mice only, and that quite ?eessrttj] gray-In ailed, a cripple, amiable in man? ner, lacking the au- of a mau vv ho had -it bet a M Of done great things. His baa** are but lit!!.- read in thew, days, say those who ought to know. Another "an.-rat ion and tiny may probably be forgotten al? together. It wa* announced ? ,V(,k or tWO 8_e* that htt ri*?!*? and Messrs. ft** ,,,?, & Cy. ?,,,. ,?? ?ah* t.? nam IhasmiiM,.I nudes which, tor MM years past, ,he latter have publtabsd the prams of tho former Tho sum, nldthe au,u?rof Ins announce,,,.,,!, fa,,, ,,v M?KM, R ^ Co. to Mr. lenuyaon in pomuance ?d this,ontract wa* mm a y,,r. Thc usual Umm^mmMtow on the profitableness ,,f literature winn literal,,,* happen to pei tem aUy j,r?fit ut al, B not mentioned that this payment of BO ooo * ,,,,, gave Mosers Kegs a Paul A-Co. no right ex.,,,', publish during a tern, of years such gsa**. af Mr Tennyson a* were already iu print. For any new ysWasssswnta bargula bad ts ba mad., iind Z additional sum paid to the poet Now it i* understood Mr. Tennyson has entered J,s publishers . onc? h,,1nl t|l-tithlMn ? Zl r?A,mn;lW ***** ??? tu ma b* b.n,e of hu, furn on the title-page ofjlr. Tennyson C poems. If that be bo, he will bc gratified, nud we Bhajl all be glad to have him gratified. But meantime Messrs. Regan Pani A. Co. aro re? ported tobe flooding the country with their own edition* of Mr. Tennyson's poems. I don't know whether they ar* reluctant to relinquish the honor which accrues to Messrs. Macmillan, but they are selling off at half-price all the copies of all the edi? tions they possess. The effect will naturally be to leave Messrs. Macmillan in possession of a satisfied market. That, however, is wholly a matter between two linns, each presumably quite capable of looking after its own interests. Tho public enjoys tbe bene? fit of their rivalry, and anybody may now possess himself of Tennyson's complete works hi a single, well -pi in i ed volume nt a price not much exceeding half a dollar. More luxurious editions may he had ut a proportionate rute. Ii happens also Ihat the carly issues of Mr. Tennyson's ditl'ereut poems have declined in prto*. This indicates, I presume, merely that the large sums given for the scarcer among them-the " l'oems by Two Brothers," th* 1883 poems, the " In Memoriam"?have brought into the market more copies than can readily find pur? chasers, r.ven in the bri* a brae department af lit? erature there prevails a law af supply and denornd : andTnifCs are not retaliated wholly by the cap, ii 8 of thedealei. Hf, Lowell is spending Ins well-earned holiday ia Paris, living in the hotel known wmie years ago to many nf his friend*, in a quiet idreet. remote from tho quarter where Americans till the air with their native language. It is not ditlicult to imagine bim roaming along the quays, exploring bookstalls, ex? huming treasures from tbe bookshops, and living n charmed life among those channing Frenchmen af earlier centuries with whom he is, I tappo**, BB moro intiniate terms than any other Ameiicat, and Uaw most of their liv inir doo ndants and iuber Hara. The intended visit ta Towrah* waanbea doned, but il may be still Minn- weeks before Mr. Lowell re,min (a London, Mr. Koppin, meanwhile, aa charge d'affaires, looks aflcr the Legation with his accustomed ability and dis, r.tion. ? <;. W.H. THE DICKENS LITTER*. .AM) WHAT38 SAID ABOUT THEM IN THE ENGLISH PRESS. 'FROM TUKItimi-AK I OBB. sloNnr.NT Ol MB W.IW'M'. London, October :?". There are signs that the friends of the late Mr. Charles Dickens, inoladiug some af those who think themselves entitled to take semi..flic ial charge of his ii,.innrv and remains, are disturbed by your publication of the Ouvry Mitton tottan. Not 1 ht lhasa, certainly, which on Saturday published a sinn,nary af and extracts from them, with due credit t* TUB TitiBrvr. and with an expression of opinion tn the elt'eet that ,luci,nie,ifs of so much in? terest ought to be collected in man permanent form. Bnt The Daily JewprapB, whi-h ocea-ionally assumes the advocacy nf the proprieties, considers the cireuiustauctM under which these remarkable epistle* have sen the light extraordinary. Ia its own peculiar Lnglish the D. T. observes that they ??purport to have been acquired fi.un tlc reps** tentatives Of the lat- Mr. <>uv ry." who was the so? licitor and intimate friend of thc novelist during many peal*. Suns and dUUghten <>f Charl.fl Dick? ens are still living; therefore " we aro bound to as? sume " thal their consent to the publication of the totten bad baa* obtained aol only for tbe Ouvry lette,s but fm thora addressed to Mr. Mitton, who wasfornearlythuty year*Mr. Dickens'-" legal man ..f business " bound to assume it we may be, but it isii.uie Mw tom the opinion of thia write, that the reading of tba totter* must l-' ungrateful t<> the feel lng* of, h.- family. Thea enies un outburst of ia* dignstiou: What pnrpna*lieyond thal of utisfyings toorbul appetite for gossip caa result frmn the publication of those sordid detailst \> li" lU-eda I" '? loin that, lu I Kl'., the elder Dickens was aile-.'.il al tin-snit ol a wine merchant and locked np in a sponging-, hrtOM in (ui-iti.r-st.f Who want- ,o kuovv any thing about the financial dhvtrew* of Im-Ken** brother*, who had nothing whatever to do wita lit? erature and had neither act nor part m tho story of Ins public life! A hundred yearn hence -mhtiivi alitn s tuav nosstna a feeble kind <?! interest, but tlio.r pnl.ileatl'.i! while ono at least ol those broth? er* bas left a wi.l..w and children t" mm vivo him is little l.-s than Indecent. Indecent semai a bandi nord, lt Ls, perhaps, dirti cult to estimate tin'precise nu ailing attached to il by a journal which has been ni the habit of publi h iug nhjeetiouable advertisements al double tbe, araal pries. Possibly we may. with this bel be farana, Join in Ihebopetbata wholly exceptional pim ...ling may m.t be erected into a precedent. The more s? ns the write! hasobrtonsly eompoaed bis strictures without troubling himself to look ut the letters as they were published in Tm: TaiarxE. It is th* summary of them in I kt timm on which bc bam - h's criticisms. The sauie is true, sppareutly "i Miss Hogarth, who semis to Th' Theran velum, nt prote*! agaiual tb* publication of tin si Di. I,, t.s letters. I he essCB< t ial pan "l t his feminine epistle is as follow i: I beg emphaticollyto av thal 1 have nothing whatev. r to do willi tin publication ??! th, ie letters ,.r um In niiv way connected with it. lu my rapac itv as exwntrlx, I denounce tbe making public in England of fbi* correspondence as an iniruigeine.nl ? ?I hiv rights; and on behalf of every member ol Mr. Charles Dick" u-'s family, 1 wish i, also to be well known h.'w utterly repugnant ;.. our h clings i- tue publication of some ol these letter*. Mr. Hurry was a very dear friend of tti<- late Mr. Charles Dick ens. Ile was a man of tho Hne*ttsct and dellcsej of feeling and I can only (marine thal nis ill health during the yearn thal preceded blaaudden death must have pi. v. ated bini fnun ie iv ing due instruo tions us to IU* disposal "il his i o| ;i .Jioliilelice. Mis- Hogarth'a iadigBatton . oacerai itself chiefly with the publicity given to tbe letter* in England. Bal le r c.uiplaint due* in "tl. i, reach b;ick to Mi. H..ut..n and t?> you, and you nut} hui fore be Intel est.d to know fli-*t you have found a champion in " .\u Admirer >'f Dicken-," uhose lette] rai Timm of Tunda*1 publishes, After explaining thai he hud read the letters as given in flint paper, and thal he entirely fails to se.- why Miss Hogarth issoangty, h.- proceeds: Bal two statements amde bj 'fur. Nbw-Yobr Tn,ni m. are worth} of Miss Hoaartb'a serious at? tention. Tbe_r*ti* thai Mr. Ouvry. in arranging these letters, had the assistance ol Mis* Hogurtu lieiself, who vviih ubi,- approximately lo lix th.-ir dales. Why wai this donal MimHogarthidoubt? less did *iot give this asiuatanee ostensibly with a view to publication, but it must bo obvious to any one that Mr. Gtarry contemplated future publica? tion. Secondly, and thai is very Important, lin Tubunb states tbafMiaa Hogarth wrote to Mr. Ouvry that us Mr. Forster had written freely ol the faun Iv money troubtoe she dui not iel justified in suppressing all the letters and documents referring to this.-' ta thia statement tiller If lt be, it com? pletely removoa the ground from Mi** Hogarth", hi? ter which you publish te-daj. Today, also, fat Doily Ww* mives in tim fray; not rein, tani to lay ita la?h on any American hack Ihat limy sc.ni to lin ready for a stroke. Dickens, cries out this new champion of silence, in the latest victim of the hive ot gosalp and tho love, of gain. Tho letters now publish. ?1 in Auu-riea, ami since laid before the Knglish piildic, ni.-, in the no, too careful phrase of this writer, "concerned arith do? mestic and private concerns." All the world, he continues, knew beran all about th* elder Dicken*, and since the revonl was not ung.iiial, ?'we should ba < ontetit vv ith it, and decline to gratify an utterly mean clumsily about affairs whi. li still have u per? sonal and private interest for living people." The law of copyright is invoked to afferent th* re? printing of thc letters in Knglaiid. I suppose that* is no doubt thal the Court of Chancery would grant an injunction if Miss Bogata chooses to apply for one. Nothing is hotter settled than the doctrine that the copyright in letters belongs to tim sender and not lo ,1m receive, of them, and ibu executrix of the sender would be in as good a paetttoa lo fe? nland legal prot. tlion as tho writer himself, suppos? ing the copyright not to have expired by limitation of time. Mr. Justice Story ha* stated tim law OT this point as strongly rm anybody. It is, bc says, but fio ii nd aud just that a court of equity should inter? fere where a letter from ils very nature, as in tho case of matters of business, or friendship, or ndvioe, or family or private confidence, imparts the implied or necessary intention and duty of privacy and se? crecy ; or w hen I ba publication would be a viola, ion sf trust or conlideuwfounded in contract or implied from circumstances. Whether Miss Hogarth, on tho strength of her share in preparing these letters for tLo press, might bo held by the court to bo a con? senting party to tho publication, query t All these abstruse coosideratioas of equity and morality, however, are for this sideof thewater. No? body presumes to doubt tho r.f ht of an American pub? lisher to do, like the Duke of Newcastle, as ho li^o with his own, or, unlike the Duke of Newcastle, with other people's property, provided the other people are. British A Broadway publisher, sighs The Daily Sm*, cannot be trusted. Audit wiuds up in a lino burst of outraged sentiment: Z We know already much about Dickens, more than we know of a doran m tim greatest writers ,n the world, and the unauthorized publication of more, private letters is to the last degree superfluous aud impertinent. ! Amid this hailstorm of bard adjectives it may not be <inite easy to discern between those meant for you, and for Mr. Bonton, and for Thc natal Mr. Ouvry ought to come in for bis share, but he is dead. His executor* who sold the letters mus, bear some of the blame, also, unless, as The Daily 'telegraph |M tty intimates, they were stolen. Mr. Edmund Tates insinuates the sn,in- with, as his li.il.it is, rather lam gentleness. In The World ol 'to-day this stern Cato Wilie, ; Beaty BM will sympathize with Miss Hogarth's in? dignant disclaimer ot any complicity on the par! "t Dickens's tamby in the pnblieation of his business letters, addressed uuder the seal of confidence t" h's solicitor. It is impossible to immrjne how tho let ters can have got into the market, for all who know Mr. Ourry recognise in aha a mau nf the strictest honor and probity, and the last to commit any pro? fessional laches. No doubt Mr. Beuton will be, glad to state ex? plicitly from whom he bought the letters, aud tot whatever responsihilily there may be in the matter nd where it belongs. Them will be, I daresay, other contributions to this iliscussion. but 1 have quoted or summarized all I have seen thus far. with thc exception of a couple of acrid paragraphs in The iuds Mercury, a paper which, for what reason 1 know not, bas a marked prejudice Bgaiast Ann rica, and, I am afraid, against Tut. Thim-nfi. It ia af opinion that the protest of Miss Hogarth will meet With general sv lu pa I liv, and that tin' publication of these tottan iwhich it describes aa ** appearing " in Tiik Titnu'M: " without any attempt to soften the allusions to other persons which arc certain to cuusc pain, can only be regarded as a gross outrage upon thc mentor] af Dickens himself.'' It plumply calls them "stolen property,n ami the printiBgof them " another instance of the crying wrongs suffered by English authors nt tho hands of the Amcionn na? tion." Phrases of this sort Strike oin' as prov in. ial. I may say, however, thal the Button of ?branding Dickens's affairs in privacy eames too lat* to havo any practical value. He himself made public some af the most private passages of his life. To a ocr* tnin extent he took the wo,bl into hi- confidence with respect to the relations between hims. If and his wife, ll" eham deliberately to lay bar* in bis will other malata "1 other relatives with OtbeC women. His i.uo ap Custer was regarded by everybody a* a disappoiattag book; put ly barana* Forster made too much of hi < own friendship with Dickens, but partly also be. uise so many stories am half loid. 'ibo rahraamsat publication of three volumes of lettes bp his daughters and by Mn's Hogarth apohe eloquently enough aa these point*. lin kens bimasH appeared convinced that bo could lint llav e pllllll.lt V el|.lll?ll. There vv M liol hi Hg ll" was no, ready toeenfldc ta halt a million of people, if so anray enid be g"t ta listen, s.. that. I r. pratt the nrging now ,,f this plea of privacy is nonsense so fal ns it is incant lo cover thc HMHMU*J of the novel? ist. So far as it is meant to attack those who are instrumental in Winging them documents to light, ihe s reused will ..t ooaree answer for I tammin* I lu iimr* bas not vet fdi callid upon to appeal la flic dock. <>r to amhs any sort ot ap,.!..irv for its shar. m Ihe business. ? ii. \\. s. ME IE VI SO Al PE HE Al SAL. ill! .PI'.VT Al tull's , 'lns|: Al lI'Vlli.v I*. IX I AILS ?AN I.Iifi VII.is.Al. MAIIMK Madi bas been Written and BMn said about Mr. Irv lue'* BMthSBhl of stage -niainnM-mrnt. Ile lia- Ix. I call'il, even bf HMM who ufo tint rathMbml '?>I8S 'T hi* u. ting or hs ceuc pilous of lhafeespsertaa part?, tho gmatoatasaatorsf tfagabmlaem and inanncuiont ?ho ever lived. It ha* Wm said that to attend om-of lil* careful robe*r*alsof bi* oonrpauy I* of itself a ?? literal asmamtaawtastaa*maft. a nuauaa report*, ta fippllc.l to ffitu tt>?n<4?rr-r. Mr. Loveday, for perrul-.--li.il t.. at land one.if tam*sgumttaaal matine.*, but ars*SMl vvuii tbe unwelcome Intelligence that such s tiling vs au outrider Klug precut during rrhosr-al was unheard of In I.v.,nm initial*. "Not even my own mother," s.ild Mr. LefMtfePi " WSaM ts* adndtt. .1 ?? Luckier th*n Mr. Iynvrdnv'* mnttiT, hoTrovcr, tho for? tunate re|Mirter found Ulm?elf the other day l>) .hailer within the auditorium while a rehearsal of " The Hells " waa In progress. The empty tinier and vacant seat* asm wnip|M-?l lu ninnis, tanpoM finnie darkin ??*, ? aile tbe "?);.*. WUS compl. t<ly Ht M tat an < v. tiing ,?"rfnnnanoo. Tin' smhsstra wsm la taslr staera sm ihsgraapa sf chatting aud laaghtag Btagl hand*, flu- group of hinger* on lounging In front. In fact the u?u.il SSUMSessary u.1 janet* sf tue ordinary rshssrsal were mnspteusaa af thetr sbseaee. <>n the mare, Mr. Terri*s in u Baglisk tweed mei real was itaadlsg u* OarWtea lu the rontre ol tba loom, uh. li wits elaborately i<ct aa ,f , he curtain W*m going to rise on a performance. Two clean-shaven old men were sitting at the tab,*, under willoh, In .1 few hour*, Ihrlr logs, caned In the p,e,ur.-..|ii. Al-iiliui. c.>s,lime, would l>e BtaatahSg) liovv tlnv had tho ordinary trouser*, nf thc Fifth ave. lounger. HIM I *.. j,. . -? fort'* aknder Igum wu* iii.i limier ateetraatar.Bal .inn*"'''* loria* ragrmmm wa* on Uer toes ss ss* r. nioveii un huagtaary ? louk from Cm*fiftau'ssbsaMsr. ah ?eemedtaba geing like clockwork; and a glaara at tbs left of the itagi n m ah d tho malu spring. Pitting on a <anc chair, etta lil- hf* to UM "faire, UM Mr Irving, nnd it way, soon ir.ipariiitth.it Hie koa gpss wiro tilting ta ??very gestate ead every Barramaat of lha manna* ra tin. afuge. < linttian f-|M?ik* to tho ol.I man nt tho tai.i. ; Mr. irrlag ralaaa nfs ssudi u.n aettoa eeaara He iisi?, walks over, aaaumss Cbrtsttaa*i psaitlsnaad IBgglatora nlt.-r.it iou "f the gesture; lt ls made at ram by tbe actor, mat sae* awe* tb* Bahai aurrm sa. Oam or twlc, ls this tepsatad with Baw SM and now Hti.tlni of Mn- pettaemsn ; and lt must I>? borne in mimi |bfg (bl* I*perhaps*hatWS or thn* hundredth tiiuo that these mms astms hare gan* through them sam,- puris aadar IMS -ano- voft.spoken singe manager. Htn.-ill wonder that ?Igiis of haste or shiv, ullin,,, MS unknown ;it tho Lyceum Ibsatm. ?aaa*ar* Mr. Irving rise* from his chair, strides n.-r??* tb.- stage, and open* tho door in the flat nt the hack pro paratory to making hi* own entry mif.thio*. Something cause* lt to hi,, h. "Loveday!" ho call* In a ulightly raised video, gag Mr. Livi-day Ison hi* kne.-s ox.-uulning tb* refractory dour. A "iirrwnter In called , unit Mr. Irving defers his entry until the door swing* easily. Wli.-n ho doc* outer and begin* to apeak, one notice*, that w hil. hi* ? ..nipan) speak their line* aa though they were before an muli, lice, lui.I often are flMNMSt*g to repent a sentence *o _* to assam ra* saasl *msna*taj Itsaum staasM w ni*i>< r* ht* word", ho that the BU* only lu BSUgM by hi* compan? ion* ; hut nil hi* pom* mid all hi* " biiHlnc*-. " are, a* lt wei,-, sketi hod In with a light hand m thal lb* others tnay act up ta lt. Thc piny nm sa; .V<ii7ii<i?'*outer clothe* aro removed, In imagination, by Annetta; ,bo gundy necklace In, Iii Imagination, twisted round tim lal tor's neck ; ono by OBS the BhSSBsisil depart, mid, na lu the evening. Mulina* I* left alone; hut not, un In tba evening, to thrill un mullein.! by hi,, iupet> Mttiou* terror*. Ile stand* In the centre af the sing.- mid reousati Mr. Loveday, In no terror hsuntsd toms, to " bl bim ms- bow that Ml works." Tin- biuk of lbs Mea* accordingly sinks; the border Ht tba top I* ral*,.1, and thevlalon of the Jrw lu lil* llslgh with tho iiiurderoiifl figure fnllowlug ll. USS In baud,I*MSB. Tho Jew, however, luvu shiny silk hat ; aud the visionary Muthint I* hr.ldtiig an umbiellu Instead of a weupOB ; but tbs *now ia fulling in u reaUstw Bumaer, sud ,hnilnn^ llirht I* playing on thc group, timi ll give* imo ii shivery feellns of cold. Bometntas g'?? aron : however, aadtbme >.r four Hana tbe .pilot voice ie.|.io*t* that It may lal worked " lust once more, nifasc." tm tba lani appearance ef tbsvWontbs /SH lia* steppe<I out. the "now bus slopped, and two stage hands ure brushing up tho stage *nowj au<l clearius ll from the | atom hesse. Then the rigBSl I* given ta let tho curtnln tali, 'lina u'?i iiiako* ii.eo-ury tie-1 xereiM' ,,f patience M the Jiurt of Ul"'llivl ll'le " tieols-e," who 1^ bWOed to and answer* from *ome vvhe.ri) In thc region of Ibo met lie has to let tho curtain down, not once, but half-ado/en time* bi fore tba r\url rufe of speed I* hit upon. Thou ut laat Mr. Irving given a nigh of relief, walk* hwhj from th* centre of tho Mags, shake* hands with Ml** "fVrry. who ha* look**! in to nen how thiug* an; getting un, and toe re? hearsal of the flist net ?f " Tire Heil* " la over. 4> SECRETARY CHANDLER'S WEALTH. Wauhimit'in CuTrt*i?>n,itiitr BMtM llrrald. In my last letter 1 noka of Beeretary i'hand? ier a* a mlllloiiiiiilr, . The h, ? relary, having seen fhn statement, lnforuis mo that hoi* not worth fl .<KK,,n<Hl, and dm s not wish to be thought richer than he ls. Ile 1* MSBSaSM of f,isi,lMM? and hi* residence hero, which make* him "Independent," as they **y in the country. Ile wo* worth but ll,Ho wheu ho cauu- here from New Hampshire, and could not, he say*, have unwin fl.iMM), 000 honestly. It costs him ut present, he say*, more than his inc.uno to live In Washington, tint that is beesUM he is a im-iiibi i of the Cabinet, He has, while He. rotary of the Navy, paid out of his own pocket all the billa for wino or cigars which have boen Incurred on any occasion vv hen he han been with a party ot friends on aHov. rumen, ves? sel. The usual practice hus been to charge such expense* ! to the contingent fund of theUepartmcub BROADWAY NOTE-BOOK. MF.\ AND THIXGH, THE COUHTBT ROUND. Tua fgggfMigt yoTrs and ramon of a broad? way LOUNGES. Mr. Whitney, of Rochester tills nie, that Towers's new hotel there cost 9700,000; that tho Power* buslnes* hloekhas 1,000 tenants; that th.- Vanderbilt cot.-rle are electing nt Charlotte a rival to Oswego's lake commerce; that tbs CentrsT*sweated track through Rochester co*t fWnjtOOl thai th- WeetflborahBI one truck graded to Hufta!.) cic.pt two small gap*; that milling on the Oen esee is again vigorous, Western wheat coming through tn bulk at two cut, ;l raahel to the free Erle Canal; and that Hiram MblS) ib worth *1">,000,000. Arthur H. Johnson wa* ? lonely nitin. Jct of the crowd. Hoi.-aid to have I.e.-,, ?f mli.e.1 Hebrew and Christian stock, and his fathir, like Butterfield and others, began tn and ?eeeaajeatod transportntlon to its Imperial re ?UltS,' *tagm first, then canal*, railroads and telegraphs, and then fast freight companies sud eXpteM e.uiipuules. Johnson had a melancholy emt, MtaSM sinll.-d, w;i* g.-u tlemanly yet resentful, tulorcl ahem he ihsaM have ad hered to prlautglu, aug as with diminishing grasp upon himself pnssed tata Wieta and Mubnaof gloom, and In tho solitary .bull drew hi* weapon like IVn-,m ana " swal? lowed Iii. .'' ?eaaaanryla hardly Ism the foe of mon tnnn alcohol. Uni.- ma) lu- . vircno cases where alcohol 1* a relief to oVrdrlvou wt,*, compelling onmstlOB. hut the other fiend poi-.ms the source* of morai a-umettaaa, turns demoed* mist into anarchy, make* Murder no asors thea a Baan? gal, and toward old nCo tal,. . all tho faith from life. Looking back tho. self deluded man sees gulfs ho cannot cross, confidence he imbi-i rlousl] disturb. .1, conlugality. he lin* undermined, iind bea. eu he bas putted down. For what but to take hi* soul and give ft Unto -wilie that taned agata sad real him 1 IIo'v fi w know anything SUOUt the Assay Office In Mall -t. Dr.l ;i: I H.H. bull/(old tm- nfew day* ago that BS aaa the rbendst there aboatmventeeu yearn Be could not 1. main BUteM tiny sdvsuced his salary from if.;,OOO tuf-,"ioi?. lt.- ciiiiie to thi* courtly above thirty yaam ?ge. How- I* Tilden to curry New York State, since he era* ak-d Mr. Buniol Manning, who in turn created Mr. elev, liin.l, who in turn .lied for everybody, eepeetallp for thc German artillery of Bulolo I I shook hands with Oeneml SaeruMB la Broadway inst week. Ur I* nearly straight, but I thought looked 11 little w blt.-.-md lim.rv. :?- if iimv lng had I" ell tOO much for him. S..'.l he; - Mj Wife M| , she already >\p< TicllCcS U home - lik<- beling at tbe press* it et sating nonpars tlam, wo hope, (Srsoma remamtagyears.H Sherman sad Grant norn botb M Lem* Men bemm tbs war: Oran* Breve is cord w.md. tiov mj ; Bhermaa wa* president of ebor se car Hm'; fThsihtail dug and curt..1 eartboutofa .-anal cutting in Ohio. They all atsrtsd so pistol] the) although a-bor*o tiny (eel the opposite of Bbtaejr smith coming through the toll guti : ?? |I.,vv much I- tin toll 1" said ho. ??Nothing, sir, for foot passengers." "Dear me" ex? claimed (mirth, inoking.low ti, " l thought I was on horse? back." Thi* lui-, hoi:: .1 I. .il 1 iinipalgn fer ru espopet n porters. The yoting man w-h.. "ought to kwp leroM flu- Kast Uiver on Ids it-ad pew??! .lld not duck for that low bridge, and (lie .\ i<]"irter who knocked out I'mc.-ll a* chief of a State lomiiiltte, 1,.,, Uta, ii th. r?rr for the hospital. A* PMdteMflMJ SUVSMidi "1*1 tlie last stick to his cob? bler:" Nnw Balbi Ki'i..1 nu get* 9*0,000 da mages mi a second frl.il b?f..re 1 W.i.hliiiitoi,, itv luiv. This money wa* lost ls public ? '..uiior. taattgatad bj hlackraidL In mi at t.-inpt tadestror tbs Psdersl dlatrtel ..f th.. United state* ...1 -.i Ink-- 1!,, p. d. ral C..veli,mont opart for private pirpie and Wnssttoo, four liiv.-ti.'atlons were held, all ?sppBslvi Rod ci -p. t.iiing, aug they pteMsduoaeemta wstthj >.f ihe lim m.! .tv j -oit no* resolved to make privet., rltlteni tura tin ir pocksti lasMa set sad gi vs away their bii-uu.reta lo malevolent eurtaslty. kilburn 11, s resl eetatedi der, refused to gi v* hi* booka up. ile am a al t<. the mum Nail uultesu died ta. After the e. 1 Um, nu Ibo ground tbst his ofionce - .?? hi* constitutional right*, h.- oUer.-.l io prodii.Bret*/ book,-nv mg. In elbe,: 'lt nus v.uir tyranny 1 oppos.d: lug to . onei .ii.- Hewn* pnssed b| in .-.jit. mpr, a-, if a mm could is- Insulted mid knocked ?bootsad locked ophj Uovemmeut, aaa* th*yae?daot even tasarer als letter. Thc jury will continue to put on 1 istofal ? in grant Oorernmeot* brenk the law*. Tkl* trcspsM waa donn when Asians! I. Rnn iUtt w..s "is*sj r. tPbesJoba lt. Mi Ia ,11 goo* limne he p'.iy* the jil.mo accompanying atauself anti -mik', ami sim play* tho md guitar. Be i* abaittoao. Ht* boya all say Ibat be gives them sound ad vlco, g, ?t la prtactyta and world I j ? Th.- acw Mutual I..fo BnUdlugnt Xsimu sad Liberty ?t?. is n ga* eight, notuitbstandtag Ka narnu esudnes, sad Mern* ta be, architecturally, merely s bs*emeat,an al sad ena peudlgtaiM suit}'with flated pllasten ?ending tbs ays Bpto!t*dlizy cornices. Perbspa, like lbs *:imo 1-inipaiiy* Bsston bulidlng, th. r<- may be a -pm- 'o . mee. A good -e. ular spire would be a novelty dow 11 town, win ie Tiinltv .plf ll gmwtag lum-onie. rUwer* and 1I0110 < and tiiil.ti.l I..ivs .in- tin ie. bm as ?.it, 1 tata!*, no balinese ajdm. Tba spire isa strong festers af Pteadsh elrl* srrbltecture, m lu tbs City Hall ot Braasel*, The nure wu..lowing of our new Mu,uni Life iiuiiding 1* not a iniitti r of architectural dlvtatsus. I 1."!- Ill hollse* 1111W ure like I'.llic* nf gill"* lu vv billows: ?li. '. mean m.,lung towsrd tbs dealga sad sk.'l. ton. \ 1. hlteetiit.illy window* are lie.-,--..ny defects. The Min* Butldtag in Brood al bs* nine to eleven Uses of window 1 butsnlytwo raul Merle* auda basssaent and attie. The Field Ililli.linc bs* lu.-mv lloor* but few true stories. IhS material nf tbs Mutual odille.! Isa flSllCQte freestone of .1 shelly esprsaabm a- if infinite limy sulmala with a r> d husk in flu ir gi e. Bingi g*pa*ltad the sti.no (piariie*. The |hiic1i lu N..MSB st lu gray granite, psi tabing bine, ii ,1 compendious thing',liken lyric of tbe glob,-, with it* ty pea sf uatlena looking myaUcaHy out above. And this is not Inevpi. ni v ?? of 11 mighti' chanty wiueii inauiea ali bumsa aature, and still numbera lt* iiiiiinuM peat the hundred. Ira think marara fer naas beyond our dytagtbat (beeta**) la balf awallowed apia nf.'* d.-ar mc rta tai, Hewbstasema hu own lifo tm* humlllt). fciiring he cannot sun-himself; pletv, lu that lu 1- illi-iill-h; and faith, lu thal he tru-d- fellow HUB. Edwin Cowies, of Cleveland, anya: " No jury* will giv*. un editor .bining. ?tau lib. 1 suit. 1 bud tim worst oftli.it lind I br.nii.-ht tho -ult, brougbf ev. iv wltne**, at..1 MtabUsbed tbs Mbsl felly. Th* dorene* wss thal 1 hud freolv commented, too. Tho jury (..lind ft verdict ag.-dti"! mc. ,\vo bareaerigbta ta court taking all our light* elsewhere." John (i. Thump-.,'f Ohio lay* JBdgu TharraM will draw every Dem.iei.iiie vote sud he gem not know who #i-ewiil. Bs says tba liidgMi al nf Bgtl. IMBI agslnil bun i-no triging matt, r to he on tin-ii cord: tbstenabCob gr.--* I* ,1 tow unto lt?.If I mid llnil ho exp. ct* at least thc cost of defending Ibo Milt will be reluibui *' .1. Ftretch them gentry out tn a rews taoj I bc tads nfl the Iieinoeiailc num.-* for President: Haniuel J. Tilden, (.rover Cleveland, William Poi*h. liner, Ab* Hewitt,*/. H. Hancock. Samuel .f. Itaudail, Judge Pratt Sf Brook lyn, Thoma* F. Bayard, Geom* Homily. II. Ii. Peyes, Oestge 11. Pendleton, Orara* 11. MeCtauan, Henry C. HI... uni. VVilll.no Morrl- ni. stephen J. Field, Joseph Ml'mald, Thomas A. Hendrick*. I.viuan Trumbull, ABaaO. Tliurinan. Ceoige F. Sion.-man. Fiih . ri/.-this list mid only three or four probabilities will romain lu lt: r.\y, Tildi 11, Benair and McDonald. Thc more cianilnii tin11 put on Tilden the ni.u-e ks will tad* oat To McDon? ald Siesta, as ii veal' sgo, lin- lucile begin* ,0 nicker, and tin- alternative or eetet mIuoui om but bs Bondi*. Adssptj loam, d Breadway scholar Informedma from Hie Inside thur w Inn The lluljlnrlt loll lo twopence lt had only In.ikmmo 19,000ctreulstiou. hue lei tho feathers ?Well. Dost soo the Diif.ii gabie.i i.r.'i; edhtoe prat betow t'nlon Hipiare where th,- Corham r.uiipaiiv is putllng up ,.ale-i-n..iu".md apartments I Thc small round turret IBM niall of parchment/nt tho BBgU seems to Inv ld tho. tem pig baaatlBg martlet. HUH* lind Divine, two well known bottle* rkB, having dlmppeared IremtbaterespeclrVe counters, 1 lound thom last week at a new up tow 11 hotel, ta Fifth-ave., Install, d ns proprietors* Their flair ?o?ts over tho brown BtSBS Msek hut their snlly-nort ls 0,1 Hie side street, snug lift Io hotel* of Hm I'lcidlllv kind are thick, stag up? town, and Plfth BIB. ls their lane. Now V?rk hot.} piopeit} ls In gi**! pail ..w ned out of town. Tb* nsw Brand Tiara Botelat Uta Park gnta af Fifth ave. I* to be owned In niiuh af Nrw-Havcn. Tho gtartarant Bewe is aimed ta Besttn. Whaak Abbey's late Turk Theatre stood Brooks totter* huvo moved up from Boiid-st..-their fifth Jump, I thlnk,-and that prop? erly i* radamteed to i>? avasi lu BBgtoad. Men still live who reataadtat lb* Macrcady riots In lbia. Taktag upBtoer***yB 8mry?lttolBg8rat?bjt* follow the progress of that acquaintance from criticism to sfiabUityand next to hostility and brutality. Mac ready bad to play under the elder B,ioth when tko latter was first discovered a* a possible rival to Kesn. ile describe* Booth aa - not only obscured but bidden; HO one seemed to gtfs. a thought to him." In a new piece created for Ilootb, Macready soys: ? The manager* re? fused to accept my forfeit of thirty pound* and let me throw tho despicable part up. Mr. Booth made the meering observation to rae, ' I think your part ll a* good aa mine.' ' will you change with me 1* was my reply, sufficiently answered hy hi* significant and triumphant smile." lt is clear that J. B. Booth never made any *ti?*b impression-In England as in America, and that Maeready had no amlubie soul. This was In 1817, thirty-two years before Forrest and Macready came violently together. Macrendy's first notice of Forrest, In 1826, wrs not cordial. He wrote: " Forrest was Maro Antony, a very young man, not more than one-and-twenty. The Bow? ery lads made great account of him, and he certainly wa* possessed of remarkable qualifications. Hi* figure wa* good, though perhaps a little too heavy; hi* face might be considered hiiudsome; bis voice wa* eicellent; he wm gifted with extruonliuary strength of limb, to which he omitted no opportunity of giving prominence. He had mmtred only the commonest educaUon, but In bl* read? ing of thc text he showed the discernment and good sense of an intellect much upon a level with that of Conway I father of Minnie Conway t), but he had more energy, and was iiHogeth.-r distinguished by powers thot under proper direction might bo productive of great effect. I -aw him ncaln in William Tell. His performance was marked by vehemence and rude force, flint told upon hi* hearers, but of patho* there was not Ital lllghlCBt touch, and lt wa* evident that he had not rightly understood """?? Passage* lu his text. My observaUon upon bim was not hastily pronounced. Possessed of natural re? quisite* in no ordinary degree, he might under careful dis. iplino confidently look forward to eminence In his profession. To self-denying training l was certain bl? umer would submit. ... My forebodings wire pro? phetic." Did not this klud of criticism talked aloud bring on the riots twenty-three, year*tata* 1 Mr. Tilden--, lat. .t visitors describe him ns withering away, (ho skin kc,lng down to tbe boue*. the eyelids almost Involuntary, the tatt banging rather than holding together, the. left hand a dry stick, tho right band feeling tremblingly for the side of the head, tho knees seeking eaeh other, the voice an everlasting whisper, .ind the tulk a Bwaotogae of mlf-esagmtatattora in reply to cud flattery. He says not a word In opposition to BBSBmBOm that he ls everyvvhero wanted for Presldeut, except to vbJeperi " I am sound. My physician ba* examined all my vital organs my heart, liver, lungs, and my mental organization. Ile says I BMpOrtaatty well except my strength. I refoimci New-York mid wa*elected Presl dent. I did not see Ht to take the oltice by violence. I would have reformed tho Federal Government. I wa* overworked lu my administration. E.veiterarnt is good forme." All this In a whisper no two mea can h>ar at once. Fa* mentii meendium gloria. The Improvement in self-government afford,<l by eighteen years of penes 1* seen lu Virginia, both in the election MSBM and the silly telegraph reports, as If no mau thcru could describe anything without being an actor In lt. Hupimsc tho Governor of No.v-Yorb hail treen struck nt tho polls and his son had come to bl* support with a-.imt |bbi that one Batted Rates Boaster had ha Msdtateb*daunted the other on hi* defeat; that a little tobacco town like Danville had proclaimed ii war of rae.-*, Bte , should we have proclaimed our "emancipation"! The Democratic party must wear il..lin.m's livei-pad andgo. Thc Hon. Joseph McDonald's friends are covertly say tag that his beautiful wife ls too confiding and believe* too miieli in hi* favor. Bad that a trip to Eurolie would do her good. The M -Donn'..I boom ls again inflaming H<-u drlcks's toe. It ls said of our Bill Travers that lately finding bl* wife had again chang.il tho malchi-*, be endeavored te light her fine-tooth comb on tho wall, and being reproved, said: " W. ll, tooth u stronger than friction." John 0. Thompson won #1,000 from Joe Rickey on the election of OsnStal Keifrr to tie His-ufcer and forgave it. Thompson say* the verdict of Ki!hourn will be set aside us exoesfiivo again and that henny recover finally M.OOri. If Milli.mo bail again curled Virginia au . Hort would have been made to put the uext I.epiiblloaii National t .invention ut Richmond. Kow Washington is talked of. Cleveland and IndlanapeiHarcsuggostod, and Chicago probably hold* the ace. A Maine vl-dtor In the citv tell* me that the late Gover? nor Washburn, of Wlseouslu. left bis ohll'ircn *1.000.000 each ;ind in Hi mother'-, memory i mlowed with $.'100,000 a hospital In Milwaukee. Tho children ure BSasMttng the latter hegneat In the name of au Insane mother who ?bo* ad even in her honeymoon slims of aberration. The Washburn* have built a steno library on their home? stead iii Main.. Judge J. C. Mcrfeury. nf Hamilton. Ohio, the warm fm ml of Vallaudlgham. BU I thal tbs two political parties neal var nfl! tobe Miii.i mm Buts*? tbs Mste kaMkls rank* of each party and throw away all the self-seekers. A game of poker played some yearn age between Geu i rai gcbeuek sad a Mr. Be Omit, ol Dayton, lethasee scribed: My informant mw Hcheuck'* bang all tbs way through, ile draw aa as*sadenuoeof ipaimtpaidhla ?at*, saw lt raised and bet teu dollars. De Graff ratted lt ,o a hundred dollars. " nambling, i.rn your' said Hellene'. ?? I'll hot you !fT>00''?continuing to draw. Ho dc vv nf luih, or handful of -pad. ?*. De Gml SSI *OO0 more. auheaeh ratted lt agatafhOO. TBtaheyoar money," said De (.rafi, showing three Jack). " Some day or other von may," said H, hoick, presenting bl* flush; " but not till you cnn pl?y this game." i saksd my friend above, w ho am ? Dmaaemtle jurist, if Bebsash arm sa astor saan tara bia Dayton neighbor, Vsllaadlgbsaa. "A far better politician," he replied. "Both nun were brave) Vallandlgh.im WM stingy. Pchenck gave away money mhs played carn*, heartily and pruie, ly. Ho would stand Ml] imputation bnt That of me lanes*. Vhs wanted his cr. dlt got lt; lu that woo? lie gave tbe ben ' 8 Ult on the Emma Mino. Yet it w.i*, br.ml thrown upon tho waters, for subs,.pi. nt divl.l. nd* on tbs minc paid him $.'0,000 and made him moderately liid.pcu.li'iit. Ile "would have been PrealdCUt of the t nite.i (Uate*, nominated in 1876, tart foe the Kinma Mine." Thereessmste have been notus BMeeVag in chicago ov.i lbs tTiitich hons.' of A. T. Ht.-vvart A- t'o., and every now and Ibm somebody (here, presumably S well known member of u big rival dry good* house, gel* the story set admit that Judge Hilton refused to pay certain taxes which wiro lawfully due on tho stock of the firm, lt would be ? petty sort of business to keep reviving iin ex? ploded calumny of that sort any way, but winn lt ls re rlred af,.r Ihd rival house sought to be Injured I* no longer In Ihe field, the fhlng assumes the phase of inallg min, Idiocy. The lii',oii Thoa tr? I* showing a front Sfgtased varlogat ?dtiles. The new FmashOperata Tenaty thiel st.,i* bphmsly ornamented with caryatides and masks and florul taslgata in stone. How aro all these theatres IS lie supported without diBltln* more bravo* into their Mer? le*! Ilavo wo yet produced an American play wort* m"i" than pastime! Tbe comments on this city are all made from tbe flrnridway standpoint, but yonder lu Ibo dark hewett*! Hie town ts u life wo never pierce. Tbluk of tho judges putting 0* litigants with the statement flint,be Juli, aro full of people who cannot get ball iind whom lt I* arney to try ! Think of those vv hose wall of Injustice never eau reach thc public press, so fur above them are tho smallest facilities of influence 1 Think of tho trade in childhood going along monotonously, of the lives that never saw au Innocent beginning, of multitudes who cannot ask for bread In Kngllsh, of tho legion who are fed from swill Bartels, Sf the warmth that thousands never Uiu-iv except at tho saloon stove and lounging fbero like molli* ,o the. lamp, counted every heart beat of the saloon keeper to hear when BS should say, " D-parf'-that,min of grand surroundings. Can wo wonder that saloon keepers reach so many of the, offices! How Idle lt ts to exclaim upon tho man In tho palace whose, thousand vassal* have nothing lui, a vote. Here, should Charity rush like a river, it would still he shullow. Rl'o, Charity, and be our Phari? see! ?nld Charlo* Dickens lu 1S42?only forty-one year* ugo :?" 1*11 tell you what tho two obstacles to the pars? ing of an international copyright law with England are: firstly, tho tho national love of ' doing ' amuu lu miy bargain or mutter of business; secondly, tao national vanity. Hotb ratio charactetttttM prevail to an extent which no stranger can possibly estimate. It is un essen? tial part of the pleasure hem derived from tbe perusal of ii ju.polar English book, that the author gets nothing for lt. The ravi n brant moro Joy lu eating u stolen piece of meat. As to niling them they will havo no literature ot their own, thc universal answer (out of Boston) ia: H Wa dou't want ono. Dollars, bank* and cotton are our books* ?lr." This Was only forty-one year* ngo. yet lt reads like now. I observe, reading Trevelyan'* Early History of Charles .lames Fox, that 115 year* ago, when Jobu B/iUiea tan for Parliament tn London City," bia appearance on tag basting* in the Guild Hall sroosed aa excitement that showed Itself, after the old English fashion, in betting w extensive sod systematic that tbe wagem on his success were consolidated by a ring of enterprising broker* Intd a recognized stock, which wa* freely quoted on chang*.M This John Wilke*, who tested the babes* corpus to be shove the privilege :of Parliament?another Hallet Kll bouru case?wm a relative, cousin, I think, of the ute Ad? miral Wilkes, of the United State* Navy, and a very dis? tant connect! on of Booth, tbe actor. Hence tbe latter'* son was called John Wilkes Booth. "aid John G. Thump-on during the week: Tn the Hamock campaign men were accused nf turning tbe press against Hancock. Now I saw bow lt wa*, because I came here after the October elections bad gone against ns. Puoh is the propensity for gambling ui this town that every Democrat yoi, would meet ottered to bet you iiartl. !<l would carry New-York or be Pmmhrat. The pecuniary turn of the matter aosorbed all th, li-patriot? ism. How could any br* ly report otherwise Mun that ia Stew-York Hancock's prospects '..oked gloomy!" You will sometimes Bee rn the lower part of this city a mau with eyes very near his nose, with a long, sloping fi*'*' and gaunt, almost consumptive figure and demure, courteous address, jet keen n* Put rick nm tv's -lance, tbough be does not always look straight af you. You tiebold In him a man who can look around .1 essa re cor? ner and see the Presidency in the middle of flu opposite hloc_. His name I* john Khoderto IBnThMMB I ai tba irenlnu tho name ls and he ls the bos* of N> w Jersey. iJevernor-tleet Leon Abbett ls his creation. New Jersey, ss BS-_hgW Wickham remarks, may well furnish the next Democratic candidate, considering that NVw-York, Sew-Jersey aud Connecticut am all essen!Ut to the De? mocracy; Mr. Wick ham's Idea wa* that rv Governor lUn iolph was the mun; be bas since said that McClellan might be revived. He overlooks John Khoderio Mc? Pherson uge Just fifty. There ls | ripe jet malden age for you. Now I undertake to say that ibero i- not a bet? ter politician In the conn try, as barrels go, than J. R. M. He ha* a seat In the Senate till 1 ->'??. New-Jersey bas bera kept Democratic hy ,1 e toonil e.x aino:.- ..f tvvo .,f h.r Semens**of that pasty issi nattai and Theodore Kandolph. The funner nun'.-a faithful war-Governor, the lattas enforced the right of procession against the Molly Maguire*. New-York bs* been kept demi Democratic by the two other Governors, Tilden and tideland, liothof whom undertook to ahaatta their Hil-< imuli levies. The Democracy 1* eOBSpessi of two elements, the Puritan Democrats and the Hibernians. Tho former arc the race of Andrew and Worn wait Jack? son, of Marcy and Silas Wright, of livingston and Clin? ton-nien of Ideas and war. The line that du'dev,beni from the Republicans at times disappear... The last act ofl.eucral Marsh wm ta march .the Pm it. n ,,rmy into th.'city of Loudon. It is said atAlbanyth.it tbe late candidate for Om* grcstman-at-Large. Mr. Howard Carroll, wa* BBBMMi in Europe by Fmamml Arthur, who BM * fiitud.of Lieutenant Colouel Carroll, the young man's father, who was mortally wounded In the war. Henator Daniel Voorhoes tolls a storytli.it when Sen? ator Batter, of South Carolina, had a contest f?i hi* seat. Senator Cameron said to his successor, Donald: ? Thirty ye.ir* ;igo Mil* Butler'* uncle, wa* elialrmnii of the Elec? tions' Committee and resisted an effort to take my seat." Therefore Donald Cam.-rou and I'aMersou and ..thereof that contingent at once went to Butler's relief It oc? curred to me, hearing this told, that lt had a more dl-taut ticgtiiulug. Calhoun was indebted to Simon Cameron for assistance to get The O'fooe newspaper, the <...\. minout organ of Polk, out of thc hand* of his waspish enemy, Francis r. Blair. Cameron ls accused by Bonton of hav? ing done the work. Calhoun may have giv.ti Punier hi* lnstrintlotis, as h.-wa* ul' (si-.v. rful lu H.c:'h < .irolina. Hut I think that MeDitluo. wa* in thc Snit, when tbe elder Cameron wont there. 4 Our new apartment heueee an-variously compared to balloon* and to sausages, lu then effort to bold within tho same skin sic h v ario ty of e.intent* and to bloom -o blgb. The big new Catholic .burch at Fifty ninth -t. and Ntnth-ave. ts to he seated with 3,000 of Meeka] are invis? ible chairs. MgB8 Indicate that the Cleveland. Hendrick,, and Tilden boom.* arc to be annexed to H. Ii. Payne, of < Mas. COACHISC IN AMERICA. Tin: PBOi.uass ix >otissBMUn MttYUCO?ni AMERICAN SCPMISKDINC, TIIF. FNCI.IMI CO.U'll. Coaching is one of the imported i.o*tiinen tor wealthy men which has taken a strong root In tin* coun? try aud ls growiu;* st. addy In favor. To own a "four in hand 1* about on a par with the luxury of owning a ja, ht, a* ngarla tho ptoaaam ene eau give ste Adenia and the importance, it confer* on Its owner. The com? parison with ayaoht might ls? carried -rill farther for botb need a strong guiding hand aud wat.-brui BJ e. botb of! hem pitch and roll moro or los* and both an- liable to mlllttsa aud capsizing with an unskillful ????kipper." Feat peeaeager-eoeohea wore m tba height sf their per ttettan when raitWST* eem Introduced mid im.j be said to dato from lso.'.yor even carlie,. It was u<?t until about the j..u- 18*4. however, that amateur ena. bing was start, d, when August B> Inion,'* gnily-paint. d drag awoke the echoes and thc envy of FifUi-ave. Leonard Jerome was also a pioneer in this new Kngli-h pa-dime, rlr*t driving a break and afterward a drag. Mi. tam was tlie Hist to drive un American made eo... li. lu lg7S tho Coaching (tub ara headed bj Leonard Jerome, James Ootann lt, uuett, Frederic Brimson William Jay. Delaney Kauo. Thoma* Newbold, William P. Douglas, S. Nicholson Kane and A. Thorndike Rice. The llub owned seven coaches, all being of KagMab make exc.pt Mr. Jerome's. No person can B*tUM ta lbs dun who <l>*-* not own a ?mg except be be ,\ ?on ol ;? member who la pint owner or SS o-t.ililislimenf. lb.- -lyle of es uti adopted ea* thc ,.i,i mali eeseh,urtth the dtftaeam that the Kngllsh co.uh carri, d aa mneeageta ?'? lund. The guard on the std BagHah coach BMi ta li I* ? rv bcd over the hind " boo, " and would *ound hi* horn to warn other vehicle* out of tin way. This BM the pell lb -ge of s vehicle carrying tbs mail, for the pmtaettaasf' hleh thegenrd was armed with a deadly bluiid. rim-s. Mr. Foe ms, lbs father sf Colonel Kane's guard, r. fata * with gu*,.) hew hs med ta gitv* tbs ?alfrneara bamLsutfra to Hu .ting*. Tba co.telling nun i.No h.tvc a unlfoiTii eoiii-fiiiL-of ? grwcu dr>W SOO! vv Uh Meek velvet collar, a bull' or w tata vvai-tco.it iilid black ttSUSStS. Kvcry spring liny dive liff fur ;i three ,la\V outing to some house lu tho country, and in the latter fart of May elvo Midi- annual parade for which seats ou the hov * ate more coveted than imi? tation* t? the Patriarch's balls. During the MUSUM* and autumn the member* nra ai th.-lr country bonae*aud often take long drive* with r.-l.iy* of horses through tho plciurc*i|iie port* of New Kiit-Upd, New York. New J. r-i v nutt Long Wand. Th'-v sm, ns a rub-, .o'l.l, .pilot gentiriin'ii of leisure and arneb given to trading homes; their team* are constant Iv chancing. Firi-t, lb. re isa p.i.--ion for icu*, then for iron-graj a, ehestant* or buys. Colonel Kane likes a conch-horso to b* shem fifteen hillel* high mid tu weigh !?"><>,.. I.IMX, ]k>iih,I*. Niuie of thc menibvrs prefer a h. ..vii r horse. Wowly but turely the \iiieilcan made coach lias ginned on the I nallah un ttl it hu* passed lt In fiiv or, ?.landing slvt< <n toelcveulu the < lilli. The Tantivy and Pioneer, which have been run lo Pelham mid Yonkers, ur,- both of Aim rle.in make. So are those of August Belmont, 0- K. Fearing, Frede? rick liddiard, T. A. ILo.-m. v.-r. llerre LvrilUrd. Fred I'lii'k Neilson, j. v. Parker, J. Hoosev.it Bsoesvett. w. A. Seheriuerhorn, 1'. K. eturgf*. B. D. Morgan, c. A.. Howilniii mid Mr. Jerome. William P. Douala*'* 1* Kith.-tl, Hugo Frit-n-h's waa Enffttah, Inn lui* !ie< n reno? vated -o niiicb that it I* ii* good a.* naturalized. Tbn tli.iKinghlv Knglld, dings MU IhSSB ?f " IkSg " Bril, Frederic Bronson, N'.llson Brown and Falrm m Buger*, both of Philadelphia: o. ii. Maven, William Jaw Colonel Kano. F. II. Hive* and ii. P. Wetmore. Brew-tors, of Broadway and Foi tv rifhth st aro making three eoaehes fort hicago men "and two tar Ibis ton. Th. v have also |n-t finished a handsome drug for a elli/.ii <>r" tho Hub. all of whl. li shows that tin aojectof tba I o..ohing Ililli, "to o noon I j ire four Ul-hand driving 111 America," i* Isillg Sllcces-flll. Due of III. pi. Ul. st iliiig* .vcr turned out bj flu* Urtu is K. D. MorgSU'a It Isa light drag, olily Weighing J.^lM, pound*. lt l* tho opinion of iti-itiy Mull the caches made of Aim rtfUB woisls Stand tho clliiiatc biller than the F.iiglish. Of .ours,-they ate exact p.ittein* of the latter in all .Meu - tlal features. Their ovvner* do not luive to-land the thirty tive per cent duty levied sa the imported vehicle*. Tho Ca, liing Club make* it* headquarter* at the Knick? erbocker Club Bon** mid now number* iiIh.u, dun v. < olonel Kane ls perhaps the typical coa. bing mau lu Mila couti Irv. holding a position similar to that long held by thc I bike of Beaufort lu Kngland. laird Boothe and Lord Macclesfield were among the coaching revivalist! of Kugtand. Colonel Kane was tho gmt ta drive 'he rog ? ular i bib arneb on its d.ulj tni>* in summer bj which hundred* b ive enjoyed thc exhilaration of a ride behind llxtcea ruttling hoof* with a cracking whip and a re? sounding horn. -4y CI10JBNNB DESIRE. AV-., i. A'L Th* Vi ur Hon md. When a evrtaiu b'ni*li*>h author wai asked tu tho bouse of an American lady ot advanced opinion* " to meet nome minds at toa,'' be declined the proffered hospi? tality on the ground that bo was engaged to meet some ?tomacha at amma. ProbeMr he thought, like ntoyenn* Desire, that ladles of advanced opinion* are hc*t kept at s distance. That wife of s French artisan had Mu-enr? age tu take the redoubtable Louise Mich, I to task for turning ber husband'* bead with her foolish writing*; making him fancy himself a statesman, under which delusion ho neglected his work aud starved his family, for tho good of bis country. An animated corresismdenee ensued, ot which ?perhaps mapata she gol the worst ot th* argument?tba famous feminine Communist first grew Mred; whereupon ?bo brought lt to au cud with : " I cannot waste any lour*! time upon thia Clloycnuc DeslrC, who has rnn-n auuoylng me. If she ha* anything more tn say, she hail better como to my office, where I have a broom ready for ber reeep Tb'e next issue of the R. coluttoa Bnrialc eonfataed ibo triumphant nnnounccuieut: " The Cltojreno* D*~?* ?? not ie -.opt'-d my Invitationr"