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tta Battery Armobt?I and 8-IIapslUl Fair.
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245 Broadway (near Foot Office)._
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POUNDED BY HORACE GREELEY
S ATURDAY7^PRIL~7rT88-r~
TUE NEUS THIS MORNING.
1
Foreign.? Thc* Emperor of Germany insists upon
lilt- marriage- of Lis daughter, Princess Vi.t..ria,
lo I .ince AhxatuliT of Batt nberg. ?=?_?Prospect
of a pcHCe-alile settlement of thc tiifliculties be?
tween tlie Uuitccl States and Uie Moorish Govern?
ment -Father _.e-nne*el.v ami sixteen farmers
In Ireland sentenced to three months' imprison?
ment for attending a League meeting in n pro
claim'-d district. __~ - The Du Up of P.-tlatid s
bay colt Donovan won the Portland Stakes at
Leioestcr.
Congress.?Both branches in session. _____ Sen?
ate: Mr. Hiscock spoke stroiifily against the
I'leuro-Pnpumonin bill; thc bill tn prevent dump?
ing in the Ni-w-York harbor was j Hissed; n large
cunilif-r of private pension bills were adopted.
e?::? House: Thc deadlock continues, and no
legislation was accomplished.
Domestic?A caucus of the Republican Sena?
tors has been culled in Albany for Monday night
to make th I High-License bill a party measure.
t_- The Governor nominated for Quarantine
Commissioners Martin N. Day, George W. Antler*
aon and General John Coehrano. ?.-- It was de?
cided to inve stipita* the charges of lobbying in the
Assembly. _?? Missouri wool-growers favored
a protective tariff. ? ?_= Delegates to thc On<r;.l
Confc-rent-e of the- Methoelist Church were .li..sen
ty the Ne w York F.ist and Southern New-England
annuul conferences. -?.-?? The discovery was al
lc-^e*d of a secret political order in Illinois anel
neighboring States favoring the nomination of
Judge Gresham for President. _____ The Collector
of the Port and _*spa8_St_B_r_il of the Mint at
____rr*-8lp__a testifle-d before Senator Hale's Com
mitti-e of Inquiry.
City and Suburban-Mr. Reich", dealer in wild
animals. Iuul a desjierate stru.yle with au an_;ry
anaconda. = The New-Yoiks beat thc Williams
Collegt* baseball te am bf a BOOS) of 11 to 7. ____*_
The driver of a dirt-cart fouml gold and silver
bars in thc street we.nh fa,000. =___ Pitman,
the murderer ol his daughter R;ich'*l, was sentenced
to State J'lis.n for life. :--Columbia stuilents
gnve a Bnc-Oeaaf-] _________ entert-inment for the
benefit of the college boat club. .__r: Two tene?
ment hoiis.s aet OB lire* l.y a tenant, who had an
Insurance policy on worthless household etTeets.
- A messenger who had stolen over $l,0u0
from a Wall >t. banU 6____? on his way to the
ferry to go West. l_?aStoeks active and st i.i
higher, closing at material advances of over 1
per cent on an aveiBga.
Hie Weather.?Indications for to-day: Little
?bange. TemjH?rature yesterday: lli^lust. bi
degrees*. lowest. ,r.l degrees; average, .8.
Virtue-' took the upper hand in the Assembly
yesterday and no quitSf was shown to the
?abby. Afte*. a lively debate BB inve-tiuati'm
iras ord-BTOd to be made at OBCB. the coininittee
being directe_ t<i report before May 5. This
Bpasin nf probity should not I.e shoK-liyed.
Wby not tcaeli the lobbyists a lessoa irhOBS
effects will abide? The further into the MBA k
ground they aie- forced to wilhdiaw themselves
the better.
A good bill which has lieen passeel in the
Senato is that providing for matrons in polite*
stations in all cities of the SUite. That there
should be atk'iidants of their own sex to cai*.
for women who are so unfortunate as to suffet
arrest is no more than reasonable and humane
This has U'on advocated by the Women. I'i is?
on Association of this city, which is heaiul.v in
favor of tho bill. That influence should cany
no little weight in th. further consideration of
the niattor. The cost of thc additional service
trill not bo great, while the advantages will
certainly be considerable.
my
Good results in abundance are SUN to Bow
Irom the convention of Republican- and lie
publican clubs which is to gather in New
Haven on Tuesday. Every section of tho
Btate is to be represented; where clubs have
not already been Btarted Ute school d-rtrict*
are crpectcd to Bend delegates. All who at?
tend will return home full of enthusiasm, and
tbo work of organization and of spreading
Republican principles will receive laMing mo
mentun>. By pieper effort Connecticut will
again tako its rightful place in the Republican
col u mn.
? ?
Great activity is reported as prevailing along
the lino of the Panama ("anal, lt may be an
injustice to Count de Lesseps to say it, but we
fear that this activity may not be of thc* n,..st
disintere-led variety, or at least ihat it is in?
stituted for a purpose. De Louse ps 'a lottery
loan schctme is pending in the French*Chamber
?f l>epu(ies. At this juncture, apparently
(Spontaneous reports of ron wed vigor in the
pio.-*i uti"ti of the work, it can readily be seen.
tnight have a favorable effort upon the pro?
posed legislation. It is needless to say thal the
canal, if completed, will bc a stupendous piivo
Wt work and a marvellous achievement. Still
IL da Lesseps's methods of r*.i.ing money and
carrying on the enterprise hare not, outside, of
France, inspired that degree of confidence that
we should bo glad to see.
o
?Senator Aldrich is not unnaturally elated
over the splendid results of tho Rhode Island
election. In a talk with him, printed this morn?
ing, ho points out tho effect of the now Con?
stitutional amendment, which received tho
requisite mimi>er of votes on Wednesday. Thi9
amendment places foreign-born naturalized
citizens on the same plane with nat ive-born as
to suffrage. Mr. Aldrich Rays the Democratic
hopes based on tho enlargement of the suffrage.
aro illusory. There are 23,000 unnaturalized
foreigners in the State, of whom, when they
become citizens, the ...publicans aro quite as
likely as tho Democrat- to get the greater num?
ber. Rhode Island is evidently pretty sure to
remain loyal to its well-established traditions.
Tho talks with Senators Cogpeshall, Russell
and Laughlin, given in our Albany dispatches,
show that thero is some reason to fear that at?
tempts will bo made to amend the Crosby Iligh
License bill when it comes up for passage in
tho Senate. This is to bc deplored. Tho bill
as it now stands is satisfactory to tho pro?
moters of the High-License movement, al?
though not in tbe form in which they hoped to
seo it put on the statute-book. Any further
changes would expose the bill to needless dan?
ger. Thero arc only five weeks more of tho
acsfcion, and the majority in favor of this meas?
ure in the Assembly was so narrow that to
force it to run ihe gauntlet again would be to
make its enactment a matter of doubt. Thero
r*.hould be no changing, amending or revising
at this stage. The votes of seventeen Senators
aro needed to pass the bill, and out of tho
twonty-ono Republicans the required seven?
teen ought to be forthcoming. They will bc
if the demands of enlightened public sentiment
and tho wishes of the great majority of Re?
publicans are lice clod.
REFPNDINC. TIIE DIRECT TAJ.
The prolonged filibustering in tho House of
Representatives against tho bill to refund tho
direct tax of 18til attracts far more attention
than the measure itself, which seems to be of
little popular interest. Yd a bill proposing to
distribute $17,000,000 among twenty-nine
States and Territories cannot bo deemed an
unimportant measure. This sum was collected
tinder the act of Congress of August 5, 1861,
which authorized a direct tax of $20,000,000.
to bo levied annually upon the real estate of
tho country. Thi*. was one of tho carly ex?
pedients to raise money for tho War. and was
discarded after one year. Under the Consti?
tution, tho tax was, of course, apportioned ac?
cording to population, and seceding States had
Iheir quota marked against them as well as
loyal States. Thc loyal States generally as?
sumed their share and paiel it directly te) the
Government, being allowed a deduction of 15
per cent for doing so. Where this was not
done, as in thc case of Southern States, the
I'nited States Government proceeded against
individuals, when it was able to do so. .-..lil
property, and applied the prot'ooils toward the
State's quota. This was notably the case in
South Carolina. Where States that did not
pay their shaie of the tax have since preferred
claims against the I'nited States, the Federal
Government lias claimed the amount due from
the State under (his tax as an offset.
Tho matter has rested in this shape ever
sine*c the War. to the perplexity of a genera?
tion of Treasury officials. Hero was a tax
which only a portion of the people had paid.
Xo ono proposed to enforeo the collection of
the balance still elite, and yet it must remain on
tho Treasury books a<* a debt. What was more
to tbe point was that the States and Territories
which paid tho tax weie in the position of hav?
ing cheerfully as-uincd their share of a public
burden which other States liad shirked These
latter States were Alabama, Arkansas, Florida,
Geoigia, Louisiana, Mississippi. North Carolina,
South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Vir?
ginia. Colorado, then a Territory, the justice
of whose IMMSIIM nt is stoutly disputed, is put
down a few hundred dollars in thc Govern
ment's debt, with Utah and Washington for
larger amounts. The total sum still due the
Government, without interest, is $2,610.314.
Tho sum collected, and which ii is proposed
shall be returned to the States, also without in?
terest, is $17,859,685, of which New-York
State was credited, including the 15 per cent
allowed for collection, with $3,008,918. Tho
bill proposes to cancel the debt of States which
have not paid up. and to refund to Slates which
have done so, endeavoring as nearly as pos?
sible to restore the condition of affairs as it
was before the tax.
This seems a most equitable arrangement.
Such opposition as there was in the Senate came
from three C__SSBS: a few Southern Senators,
who did not want to see so large an appropria?
tion from which the Southern Slates were to
derive little benefit; Western Senators, repre?
senting States tl at wno Territories at the lime
the tax was collected, and whose share a** re
*-jiplenti is smaller than their proportion as tax?
payer; and others who thought that where the
tax wa.s collected from individuals, the Federal
Government should undertake to find the prop-1
er claimants instead of tinning thal duty over
to the State Governments, who might not per?
form it properly. Still there* were- only six
negative votes in the Senate. In the Etouse il
is understood to be sappoited by a majority of
both parties. Hut the number of filibusters i-,
sufficiently lat go. lcd by .Mr. Ui.ckiniidge, of
Arkansas, to prolong the struggle to disgrace
fnl le*ngth. Mr. lltvekinridge's excuse is that
it is a Republican st lu-nie to reduce the sui plus
so that it will not be safe to pass the Mills bill
Many of his follower** aro willing to pass it.
however, if the cotton tax shall bc refunded at
the same time. This amounted to SliH.OOU.OoO.
Consistency is not a Democratic jewel.
BI8MAECE AED MAHII-MaIxISG.
Prince liismarck has defied royal petticoat
government in Berlin. He opposes the pro?
jected marriage of Prince Alexander with the
Emperor's second daughter on high grounds of
State policy. PrincCBS Victoria, who is now in
her twenty-third year, has been .apposed to be
lcserved for the hereditary Pi ince of Aiilm.t.
Sho has been guilty of what rigid disciplmaii
aas like Prince Biamarch regard as aa unpar?
donable, indiscretion in prefening the brave,
noble but onfortunate Prince Alexander. Her
mother, the Empress i-* sufficiently sentimental
te lielicve that tl..* most satisfactory royal mar?
riage is a love mate h. She is reported to bs in
sympathy with bel daughter's romantic altai li?
mers, and, moicover. to be supported by Queen
Victoria, wi)., not e.nh made a love match her?
self when she manie, the Prince-Consort, but
who also has a very high icganl for the llat
te-iberg house.
The head of this family is a field marshal in
the Austrian service, who mar lied th'* PriBOBSB
of Ihcttenberg. Ile is the uncle of the reign?
ing Grand Duke of Hesse, who mairied Prin?
cess Alice, one of Queen Victoria's daughters.
His Oldest eon married Prine-ess Victoria of
Hesse, the Queen's gtanddaughter. His third
son, Pi ince Henry, i.s tbs hu*?band of the
Queen's you n gent daughter. Princess Beatrice.
The Queen evidently impressed with the fact
that there cannot be too many Hatt?*nbergs in
the family, i*. uow re ported io be willing to go
to (bo German court and plead in person tho
cause of Prince Alexander aa a suttor for tho
Emperor's daughter. The proposed match la
altogether an English affair, and for thia rea?
son will be very unpopular in Berlin. Prince
Bismarck haa arrayed himself against it, and
threatened to resign if the Royal romanco
mongers peraif-t in carrying lt out. He eon
aidera it a positive affront to Ruseia, since
Prince Alexander, by his courso in Bulgaria,
incurred tho bitter resentment of the Czar. No
sentimental considerations have weight with
this astute statesman. He condemns the pro?
posed marriago on the broad ground that it
would disturb the relations of Germany and
Russia and add a dangerous complication to
the Eastern Question. He will undoubtedly
succeed in postponing the match indefinitely,
if not in breaking it off altogether. The
notoriety given to the affair, however, will not
tend to lessen popular prejudice in Germany
against the Empress on aeeount of her Eng?
lish iden, and associations.
By a singular coincidence Prince Alexander's
downfall has been attributed to another in?
trigue of royal petticoat government. The
Czarina, who is the most charming and am?
bitious Queen in Europe, is believed to have
had a scheme for making her brother, Princo
Waldemar of Denmark, ruler of Mulgaria. In
this intrigue she was supported by her mother,
thc most expert royal match-maker in Eu?
rope. In the stago business of Princo Alex?
ander's reign in Bulgaria thc Czarina's voice
was never heard as prompter, but she is said to
havo meddled persistently in thc negotiations
and to havo been largely reapon-siblo for
Russia's hostility to-shim. She was bent upon
expelling him from the throne in order to mako
room for hor favorite brother. When Princo
Alexander retired from Bulgaria to enjoy in
private life, an Prince Bismarck had facetious?
ly predicted, tho interesting souvenirs and rem?
iniscences of having onee reigned and played
a great part in European affairs. Prince Walde?
mar became a prominent candidate for tho
throne. But State policy based on his own
marriage intervened to upset the plans of the
royal intriguers. He had married an Orleans
Princess, and this made him ineligible in the
judgment of Prince Bism.irc k, who*e advico was
sought by Prince Christian. The German
Chancellor is always unromantic and severely
practical in dealing with Princesses and Em
piesses. A royal matrimonial alliance js with
him one of thc dry details of the business, of
State. _
IlICB LICENSE IS THE SENATE.
A caucus of the Republic an Senators has been
called for Monday evening to consider the
lligh-I.icenso bill. We hope to see tho same
wise decision roached as in the Assembly. The
good faith of tho Republican party i> pledged
to this bill. Everything is on it>s side?tho
uniform experience of other States, where it has
never failed of a magical effect in repressing
intemperance at the same time that it lightened
the burdens of the taxpayers; the general de?
sire of good citizens wit lieut regard to party
that it shall pass; thc clear necessity that thc
Republican party shall do its best for tem
peranee.
There is only one thing iigainst it?the linu.r
dealeia. Even the brewers say they would
rather have it pass in its present shape than not
pass at all. We want to ask any li'epubMcun
Senator, who is doubtful foi Dotittcal ubbbmb of
his position on this .'.ill. om* question: Will
tho Republican party oe stronger with a small
body of Baloon-keepera on its side, or with a
groat body of oid<*i-l*iviiig. good citizens, who
want to see the liquor tiaffie- muzzled? Think
over that between now and Monda? ni''ht
CITING THE OOFEEBOE J1IS DEE.
If the news that Governor Hill is to write a
letter withdraw ring his BUBB from the lint of
Democratic caiulrtkit.'s foi lin* PWa illili Sf proves
SOireel, Iel no one say thal lha l-.lmira state -.mun
did not. do his beal t.. \it;i!i/e bis bu.mi bofoia
eooaigning it to the tomb. Daring Baan. an_ic__a
months the Governor gara bia bemm quinine snd
iron by day. and raw beet and luati.lv by night.
Tbeaa restoratives proving oaeleaa, ha rolled it on
a barrel, he* bumed feathers andrei its BOBO, he
plaeed hot flannel soaked in anti 'high-lie ?> BBB
whiskey on its stomach, hs "lowered it* feet into
mustard waiter, be clasped armand its wbJbI s
magnet ie bell beaztng Ute legend, " I aa a r>.-mo
crat," he treated it to a ruin bath, he aSofded it
Change of air at sundry county fain and the IlolT
inai) lloii.e.
Bo Governor Hill has untiling to reproach
him-.elf f..r. Be has done all fur that
Presidential boom of his that could be done.
Pbjraleianfl wen* iu vain: it was purl all surgery;
its eyes were "sot" fr. in the start. Then- is tm
leSBoa wbf tho writing of the Utter should bc
delayed. '
AS IBTEEESTISn I SCI DT ST.
Thc ollie boy of ? Tho Evening POSS" yester?
day took in to the eelitt.r of that papa the Braid
of an enterprising and experienced bonk canvas-er.
" I have fulled," remaikeel the fan*, asst-r. "to
see if you woiihl luise tiie goodin BB to give nie
one of ymir photographs. I'd like a good one,
Cabinet size*."
" Why should I give you my photographf" re?
plied thc editor in rather bruaqoe tooea " You
are a stranger to un*?on what ground do you prefer
such a .requestt*
"I beg ye.u to believe I intended no offence,'*
explained tiif BBBvaarter. "The fart is I am the
agent ior Um Middle Stutts (>f an Important work
whieli is BOW pawing t br..ugh the press, and it
occurred to me*, alter leading v..ur ei.inmeiits on
the Kinnie Uland el.ctn.n. tbat il would be a
brilliant stroke of business to si-cure your picture
for its front ispiece,"*
" Ah-yes, cr-may I btqaiie what ls the title
of tho work in qaestioBf"
** Why, san. you gnessf" raelaia-ed the book
canvasser in tones of sn n>ri-.<-.
" Well, perhaps yeui call it "The Great and Gtood
of All Ag's,' or 'Human Masterpieces,' or 'The j
L_________S of the C> ni uri.s,' or '.Mode Ls for tba
Young.'
" t) no," said the canvasser, a tired expression
-tending oveT his face. "My ele.r sir, f thought
you woiihl have hit it the tiist time.''
" I'm afraid yem'll bat. to tell nie,"* said the
editor.
" Why, you remember." said the canvasser,
" that you began your comm.-nts upon the Rhoda
island election with tia sssertioa thal tbs lesalt
of the Ethede Uland election is in every way cn
souiBgiag.1"
" Well"
" Well, of course,*' the eeBraaeer eonefaided,
arith thc air nf a mun win. was stating an axiom,
" the title of the work for which I want your
pleturc' for a frontispiece is 'Monumental Men?
dacity iu Ancient and Modern Times.' Full
lingi h, cabin, t si/.-, please."
SOME CA SAL FIG TEES.
SVe extract this interesting BBI__xa*?h from a
long letter BtUeldns I ?? flUBC**-*. canal fig?
ures, wbleh is print-d in " Thc Loekporl Union"* :
Tha runt H.ni, S-OT.-OB, a*keil fur th? ordinary
reprslrs. isl arl es ami tock-tandl-i from October f, I
leos, te. ..ember 1. ISSB, you will note ls for ii**\t
yeats expenditure-, anel will tot be* subject to Air. i
Shanahan, diaft tm October 1 next, emly a ric.nth
before election, and tlmt MOttl .lorim ii.vigailnn I
wt..-ii lt li iinpos-lblr lo e\jm-hiI evan a ino-ct moderate
_UO.nl ,,f niom-y on the rana!**, mid tor whleh
ve.ui Leis DOSI be tilei). Moth of the B-OTB Items
will be of no benefit tliertfoin for j^illtlcr*! pur pe.se s.
We submit that a mun who argues in that
way is toe good for this world. Ar all events,
he suce.,.<!_, ju writing himself down as unfamiliar
with th,- course* e.f human events on the canals.
It is " only a month* before the Presidential
election that this _sag sum of iso7.Ooo becomes
Mibject to tlie draft of the Democratic Superin?
tend-rn of Public Works. ? Only" a month is
good. And so it i.s im|s-_sibU*. is it, to expend
" even a most im-de-rate- amount of money" in that
month 'i Well, well. Uow the _u*i boatmen
will laugh when they hear this news. It is the
Impression of these boatmen and others who know
what they are talking about that a good many
hundred men oan ba aet to work along the line
of the canals ? only a month" before an exciting
election. Certainly a good many hundred mea
bave thus been employed ? only a month* before
election In thc past. Does anybody supposes that
thc present Superintendent of Public Works ls not
going to give tho Democratic party a lift if he
can do so without stepping beyond tho line of
his duty to the canals? Mr. Shanahan is an
earnest and capable Superintendent bf Public
Works; he is a_?o au earnest and capable Dcmo
?BBB __________________?__.
An interesting token of the growth of the
temperance sentiment in Great Britain is fur?
nished by a correspondent of " The St. James's
(iu/ette." He shows that during the past forty
t-cven years the average annual consumption of
tea per capita of the entire population has in?
creased from less than a pound and a quarter to
nearly five pounds, and of cocoa, from about an
ounce and a quarter to nearly half a pound, while
thc use of coffee has fallen off slightly, from seven?
teen ounces to thirteen ounces. The total con?
sumption of these three leading non-alcoholic
drinks has thus increased nearly threefold: the
exact figurers are from 38.08 ounces to 99.04
ounces per capita annually. This may not in?
dicate a fully corresponding decrease in the con?
sumption of strong drink; but it must mean a
considerable decrease, and it proves that the
people arc learning to appreciate the ? cup that
cheers but not inebriates."
_.
Having done Its best to defeat the Republican
candidate for Lieutenant-Governor in Rhode
Island, " The Providence Journal" greet- his re?
election with the remark that the Independent
opposition to him was ? not great." The con?
fession is rather rough on the influence of ? Thc
Journal."
9-?
John If. Wiley, of Buffalo, Den.oera.1 ic State
Committeeman, is reported to have remarked at
the recent meeting: "We arc all for Cleveland
in Erie County. It's the saine story as in 1184.*
Same story as in 18S4, ch? Well, in 1884 Mr.
Blaine carried Erie County against Mr. Cleve?
land bi* a plurality of 1,4 90. There is good rea?
son to believe, as Mr. Wiley well knows, that
many of the Democrats of Erie County who are
" for" Cleveland are for kniting him with con?
siderable enthusiasm.
Thc consent of five members of the New-York
delegation iu Congress is still wanting to the bill
increasing the salaries of the Federal Judges.
Four of tin se, MeBBsa Spinola, Moffitt, Sherman,
and Davenport, are; known to be in favor of the
measure, but the fifth, Mr. Ilacon, a Democrat,
of Goshen, refuses his cn-nt. It is difficult to
suppose that his opposition can bc based on either
public or political grounds, since all consiele-ra
tious of justice nnd right urge its prompt paaaafB,
while there are no eoaaideratiOBfl of politics in it
at all. Thc bill ought to bc paSBSrL It is asked
for by the Administration, by the Bar of New
Vork, by thc public and by thc press. It could
not.'have BtZOBfei indoi IB m.'tit. and, above all,
it is a matter of good faith to pay ni.*n fairly for
BrBat they clo. We trust the delegation will pre?
sent a unanimous front in lin or ol' the bill.
'?The Evening Post,'' wa observe with a feeliag
of BBdneaa, has not followed up its consolatory
remarks on the results ol tin- Rhode Island election
with acrid denunciations of thc BB "Democratic
boBBBB" whom th" Mugwumps succeeded in defeat?
ing on WedBC-day. We trust tliat this newborn
zeal in exposing the wu*k< din ss of DeatOCratl.
machine* politicians will not languish. Those bOBSSS
probably have Christian nairns which can be
readily nicknamed. " The Post-' should bring out
its heavy artillery ut ouce and give the bosses
a br. utlside.
Twenty-two of the -4 New-York City Asse.ubly
men voted in favor of the bill ine-re-Hsing the sal?
aries of thc Gi'tieral Sessions Juelges from $12,000
to ll-,OOO. Yet how ofte*n we hear complaints
thilt it is the country members who are responsible
for giving this city so much vicious legislation.
If the city members could have had their way
in this instance- the city taxpayers would have
the.r bardens considerably mid uunccessiirily iu
BSSS_M__
-a
"The Providence Journal-1 has been savagely
serat. Iud by the Uepublicaiis of Rhode Island in
retain for its treachery in blacklisting Mr. Lap
ham, thc candidate for Lieutenant < iovernor. Thia
is a well -merited rebuke. The Slate ticket place?
ts nomination by the party was au excellent one
iii every l-Bpeet. All thc- candidates named wi re
men of tm- highest repute, ami PBUaaal care was
tak-B in tin- selection of men for the Legislature.
"Ilu- Journal,'' desiring tt. e uinariass thc patty,
und to imivcril its chances of success, on tin- 6TB
of the Nut ional cl.elioiis sin-led out Mr. Lapham
as the mor*t convenient target fur malevolent spit-r?
and political treachery, and renewed its warfare
ot tie previous year upon the " wicked Brayton"
and the "bosses" in general. Ites motives BOB
tOO plain to be' obscured by canting pretences of
sincerity. It had -Baaed to be; in sympathy with
the tatilT policy of the Republican party. It had
become a convert to the President's policy of
inri tr lefora anel free wool, and never lost an
opportunity of disparaging with cynical criticism
the If adc TB of tha party which if no longer lepte*
selated. 'Ihe Republicans of Bhodfl Islanel have
done well to aeiminisier a stinging rebuke to this
champion of *_B_WB*ap_*y ami free trail.*.
?
" I know enough ot Tammany Mall's convic?
tions.'' ol.se-rve's Thomas F. Gilroy, "to say that
Cleveland will bc heartily supported." Tam?
many Hall's '* convictions'1 are among the rBOSt
cn.aging spectacles of moelern times. Wc un
di'i-tood you to say "convictions,'' Mr. Gilroy.
In spite of the low estate to which Jacob Sharp
cum.-* before his death, BO OHe can be unmoved Bl
the unwearying zeal and devotion with which
his wi*"e and children watched over and cured
for him. Theil faith in the husband and father
seemingly never wavered. Without the support
Whleh that faith furnished, it is not improbable
that the old man might have succumbed earlier
to the double torture whieli bc wits forced te)
nn_er__ This exhibition of BffeetioB is thc only
ruy of light that brightens thc dark picture of
Sharp's career.
PERSONAL.
Miss Kate Fif'd si rived st Los Angeles, Cal., Ia*t
weeli, for a briof vi?lt
The RSV. In. Charles flo! In on, of this city, will
fill tIi. pulpit of hl> ole] chi.tih st P.liighamtoii?the
iii i 1'it'abvti i.aii ior the next month or two.
The death has beeu lecuidel of Mr. Thomas Gor?
man Reed, 'he founder of "Mr. and Mrs. German
Ree.. Ei.teits nment.." wlilc'i have- lome seen a cn
ipkai-aa leatura ol London Budal life. uu wau
teven j one years old
IT aieleni llydo. of BewMa College**, spends mu*h
of his Hine B' tennis, ?nd la au exp- it player.
An RBgliBa seer has dWeovered thai the numerical
inlu.r of ihe liters of the name " lioulstiger* In
'.reek U just SM, sud jBBfhBBJBg that tha melo
-latuatic Ueiicral ls to play a loading part In aHald
between this tims snl thc Se. on.I Advent of Chrl-t,
Whian la ta occur at . oVlooU In the afternoon of
Match *>, n**ao. That y io., tor on tor ___to_|_ager.
Ht nil b. forgotten, ami a do*en minc such pln-h
b-._ piopai;a_d.?ts and bubble blowers, lons Lefoie
tt,at dare.
The lats M ? I'hllo Scovlll was the oldest woman
r*s.ie t of Cleveland, lha settled thora Ib icio. gmt
lu thst year was one of the chief founders of the flr>t
i L'.l. li thi 1*.
Ihe Ubi-Mona Mme. Albonl say. that In all her
career she n?t er fa ed an audience w.tbuut being
be-aivd half out ol lur wits. Et en now, having long
n-tlred bom the imbi c stage, though with hat v. 1.?!?
Nilli a* perfect a.-, ever, rsh.- says she cannot stand uu
to Mug before a down lil, nd^ ni hat o*.\ n uailor wit .
out rn I.t ol Ber"B-B irciiiUli.g. ?>?iiur. wuu
The German Cre.wt Princess has a dull mma that
cannot rlB*- abov p?iiy things.
A correspondent of "Truth," London, Ib Inferrr*I
that the I'ltn. e of Wale6 has lise] a stormy ace-ne w.tii
IhB c'rrman c rown ITirce, as he renionstrated wai miy
wuh his iiBj.hesv against th- gen* al course ol hi*
conduct towaid hi*, parent*, and wi, particularly lu
dignam st th* truculent demeanor winch Pi moe will
lam tia* aduaed toward ole u.ui_er ol |*t?. aod al
which shs complained bitterly to her eldest brother
when he waa at 6an Remo. The Crown Prince all
not receive hie uncle's admonitions In good part, and
retorted with unbecoming asperity. Prince William
has taken many opportunities of expressing hs dis
Ilka and contempt for his mother. KngLsh relative**.
THE TALE OF TUE DAI.
On a big rock In Saybrooh ls painted In large gar-en
letters t " Repent or you will go to bell I" and on an?
other rock three or four feet off la painted "Use
blank's K-tract for Burns."
An Inconvenient Ta?te.-Llttlo Dot-Why, does your
little deig like randy 1
Omaha Miss -Viss. Injtsed. He make, *n awful fuss
If I havo candy and don't give him any.
Little Dot (after reflection)?I wouldn't Ilka to have
a dog like that.?(Omaha World.
A 6t. Louis critic was deeply Impressed by the
play "Dr. Jekyll end Mr. Hyde." Ile breaks out
In this wayt "Mr. Hyde ls a fiendish atrocity, a
twtst*d, warped, livid, glass eyed, greasy, blood?
thirsty, fire-spitting, snarling, claw-nailed, tusk pro?
truding, ehsjigy-halied, sneaking freak of crime. It
ls a mixture of mad dogs and black cats with fits
In a dark al'ey at midnight, aed .with thunder and
lightning on deck. Ir ls a combination of a two
week old corp* In the river In midsummer, of a
cross section of th* morgue on a busy day, and of
a composite photograph of a spook reception. It
ls a concentration ol cold shiver, nightman and
delirium tremors *
BABY'S OK A STRIKE.
Oh, Insurrection, anarchy,
Revolt ar* In the air!
Our blessed baby's up In arms,
And nuis* Ib In despair.
He lords tt with S hand that's high
And mighty, though a mite:
Ile bawl, and howl* and drives his ma
To elesp.ratlori, quite.
Ile sits enthroned, a little god*
Tied Into his high chair;
His awful nod says plain as words:
" I won't bo good, so them I"
By sisters, cousins, aunts and all
i wt "lcd, caressed and kissed,
Ho will not budge an Ineh. this bold
Young building Anarchist.
Who shill subdue tbls pestilent
But precious little trke I
What . to be said, what's to te done,
When baby's un a strike?
?(Boston Globe.
Within the la*-t three years four new medical lab?
oratories have been opened In this city and Immrdlate
vicinity. Hut on account of the necessary expenses
these laboratories are virtually Inaccessible to many
medical students. In view of this fact " The Medical
Record" calls for the endowment of these laboratories,
so that all nieelical ctudents may avail themselves ot
their advantages fiee af charge. Here ls a chance for
.ernie wealthy eltlsen of New-York to supplement the
good work BtSOBdf done In the establishment of these
labors'orl* s.
Book Agent?now do you do, madam. Will your
dog bite?
Madam- Waal. I reckon he will.
Hook Ag-nt?Would you have tiie goodness to speak
tl) Ililli I
Macias- Certainly. r*l<*k 'rn, Tige; slk 'im:?
(Harper's Bazar.
The Llek freo baths will soon bc established In
San Francl-co.
Iho cowboys would Mee to have some good all
around poet wr.te a stirring lyrle to bo known as
"The Cattle Hymn of tho Republic."
Word Coinage Bl a Washington Reception.?Tenth As?
sistant Seef*etary (with an axe. to arina)?Miss Regal, I
vi nu tn -i-i, von to allow dm 'o Introduce CongreBsniaa
McMackln, ol onr district
MISS Bega] You're awfully kind, Mr. F.ager, but I
never lob. iTid Ultu.
A Titi-burg medium ls astonishing everybody by
materializing beautiful spirit flowers, which she dis?
tribute smoiig thoaa "who a'teid her seam es. Ons
man, however, ls kicking about lt. He is a florist,
and he says that In some way or other these flowers
are really abstracted from his conserva'ory.
A BlftBttST Iron pier ls to be built at Old Ore-hard
Peach.
she wns a I'lirlstlan scientist, and Yet.?Filter Mrs.
Adipose (puffing)-1 -leela*., I believe I ger hoavier
Beer} flay. I shill lot-n be uutblc to come up tho.e
stairs at all.
"The let-turn was lovely. John; I do wish von would
take the course. Von would soon be rid of those rheu?
maticky fancies of yours. We count Ihe flesh as noth?
ing. Every sensation ls only tho reflection of a
thou. ht.
" Mow cold lt ls In hem ! What made you let th* fire,
all get elown? Hand mo my felt slippers, ami then tell
.lane to bring me -.ulna hot tea ami loaM. I ai.i really
quite worn out from combining so much mental and
physical effort."?(Judge. mm
Now they are telling of a negro down In Georgia
who has a hoad thirty two Inches In elreumfereiice.
Ho and Premier Mills should b* congenial spirits.
Both have got the big head.
Moro Grave Than Suspected.?Mi's, l^alhercelgo:
Pore liddle Petey's went en swallered a button,
tootah I
Dr. Rhubarb: Well, there's nothing serious about
thar.
Mrs. Leatheredge: Dey yain*t ? S'posin' I fell-*
yo' dat do button ama '(ached to one ob lie's shoes I
leen whad yo' say ?-(Tlb-_lts.
Hero ls trout.lo for the teetotallers. It ls sahl
Ihat even sarsaparilla and root beet* contain at least
0:10 per cent of Bleohol.
II. R. Harris, Third Assistant. Postmaster-General,
says "There ls too much printed matter already.1
It ho refers to the cartlo.iels of stuff t.ssued by the
QOTBI niuent pi luting ollice. the neal hulk of Which
nobody icails, we quite agree with him; but Harris
seems to ho harassed by the thought that the more
reading matter there ls In the counrry, the weaker
tho Democratic par iv Diusl tie. ami ff he hiiel the
authority every Bepuhlican publication would be
.-lippi eased. Harris should go to Central Africa,
where his -mil wouldn't ba disturbed bv printed mat -
ter of any kuid. His |t'.o:w would about UL that be?
nighted country.?(Norristown Herald.
POLITICAL NOTE8.
A trade between the Labor and Democratic parties in
Wi- rniln, on the State ticket, ls said to be under con?
sideration.
Governor McEncry, of Louisiana, Is accused of abandon?
ing thi* paeitlc and judicial attitude which he assumed st
the opening of the present State campaign, aud of having
broken forth on the stump Into the old-stylo iritl-n*gro
HUpremacy rant, and of threatening to suspend the laws
which guarantee a fair count The oddest thing about
it all ls that this Imputation comes from a paper which
prints the Nicholls ticket at the head of Its editorial col?
umns.
Congressman Yost declares enthusiastically that McKln
Irv's minority inpart on the tariff bill lu tho last House
gave the Buckeye statesman a popularity that would us?
able him to sweep Vlrplnla If noml'iated for Pre-sld'-nt.
A. H. Walker's libel suit airulnst "Th.* llaitford Cou
rant" has bcon thrown out of court without (ruing to a
Jury. Walker ls thc man who asserted that _oun*bury'a
nomination for Governor was obtained by corrupt n-."ans.
snd it was the exposure of Walker's character by '? Tho
Cou ran 1" that led to the suit just disposed of.
Major J. I). Sayers, of Texas, ls snoth?r Con
crewman who, Uko Mills, ls likely to hear from the wool
gro'?eis of his constituency. Ha says: " What, I want and
what all good Democrats want ls that lac tarni bc reduced
without regard to protecttor."
Congressman Grosvenor, of Ohio, ls quoted In a TVash
lncton dispatch as saying that probably neither he nor
Kor.iker would bo chosen to present Sherman's name to
the National Convention, but some third man Instead, not
a resident of Ohio.
Five candidates for the Democratic nomination for Gov.
ernor of Arkansas?IIuKhes, fletcher, Flshback, tasia
and Hector?presented their respective claims at a muss
meeting In Little Rock a few nights ago.
An alten*pt has been mada to create a false Impression
by a contributor lo u The Rochester Union and Adver?
tiser," who says that Senator Ingalls's reflections upon
McClellan and Hancock were recently denounced In resolu?
tions adopted by thc Grand Army post In Waterloo, N. V.,
who.se )-,iember?).lp ls 1... ? The Seneca Falls News,"
pi luted Ul Waterloo, explains that only thirty veterans
were pm wilt at the meeting In que.stion, sud of these uot
more than fourteen supported thc resolutlona.
Oovernor " Hob" Tsylor, of Tennessee, ls conduct?
ing a vigorous canvass for re-eleitlon, visiting sosne
of the county conventions In person to look after th*
delegates there chosen. Indian Commissioner Atkins
and John Allison, two of bis rivals for U>* nosilnatlon,
have withdrawn frost Hie field ; but there ls still sous
"kicking" sgBl-St Taylor In the party.
Kent I mont among Onetds Couuty (N. T.) Republi?
cans ha_ been sampled by ""The Ut lea lTess" with th*
following result; For _'i_-le-*nt, Depew la the
choice of kl, 1'tinkling 22, bh*rBian, lincoln, Main*
and Hawley eaejli lt ur 3, ___rrl?un, Bhorldan and
-isshani ouch 1.
MR. BEIDL'S OOSCEET.
Th* third and last symphony concert ol Mn. Soldi
look place In '.'bickering Hall 1-st night and w_s a
-ca-,..n of delight to an audience at once numerous,
enthusiastic aud undiscriminating. The pr*.gramma
was one whose reconciliation with the prevailing sett*
tltneiitvs In New-York on tho subject of programme
making would be a somewhat tllnViilt task. It was
decidedly miscellaneous In character?Beethoven's
eighth symphony, the Srst movement of Tschalkow
sky's violin concerto (finely played by Miss Maud row?
ell), Grieg's pianoforte concerto iplayed drily and un
tntereitlngly by Alexandttr Lambert), Ave numbers
from .Mo/art's opera, '* Die Kutfuhiung BUS 'lem
Nf-i *U" (four of them vocal and sung by Madam* Ia?h
niauiu and Horr Kailse-h) and a symphony by Haydn
In 0 major callsd "Ihe Hean* Evert one of these
numbers wa* rapturously applauded. Concerning
some features of tha eoucert ns bops to sar booms*
t_i__ tu moen-_.
BHODE ISLAND IS POE PBOTSCTWX.]
B__ATOB ALDRICH BATS THB TARIFF I8SUB GaVB
TUB BTATn TO THB nr.FUBLICANB.
?Senator N. W. Aldrich, of Rhode island, cwm> brtjm
from Providence yesterday morning on his way r*
Washington with a look of supreme satisfaction oa
bis countenance over the result of the stats eloctloa
on Wednesday. Tbe fact that Republican politic!**
In New-York City had generally expected Rb.*da
Island to go Democratic gave him even greater causa
for rejoicing in the victory. In talking about it, hs
said: "The election has demons!rated clearly the
supremacy of the Republican party In the Stato. V/a
shall carry lt this fall beyond any dispute. Indeed,
the Democrats will hardly have heart enough left ta
make a fight now.*
? Hut the Democrats outside of the State are ex.
pesctlng the constitutional amendment to give theta
the State 1"
? lt wiU do nothing of the kind. In the first piara
lt does not go Into effect until next year. Our regis
try laws require registration s year previous to voting)
which ls another barrier. Then, even when lt does
go Into effect I do not believe lt will have thal result
There axe only 8,400 naturalized foreigners In itu
Btste. It ls th* foreign element that tho ex.ter.sioi
of the franchiso affects. Thero sro 23,000 unnatural
l_ed foreigners. It will take some time for them all
to become citizens. Borne ot them have not bees
In the Stato |BB|J enough and others cannot lake oul
papers for various reasons. Of ths 23,000 there ars
10,000 Irish, and 13,000 KnglUh, Italian, ______?
and French. The Republican party," said the BBSS'
tor with s significant smile, "ls quite ss likely to gel
tbe 13,000 as the Democratlo party ls to get ti_
10,000. No, we can carry the btste under the nee
constitution bs surely as now."
" What ls the central feature of tho Republic*,
victory I"
Mt means thst the policy of protection to AmeH*
can Industries and labor ls as strong as ever In New*
Kngland.*
"Wa. that the main issue of the campaign?"
"Wherever public speeches were mado thst, was the
principal argument for the retention of the Republi?
can party In power. It formed the burden of new,,
paper wilting and wm the keynote ot the canvas.
You can readily understand that If fhe State had gone
Democratic the Mugwump and Democratic pap-rs
would have Immediately raised the cry that the pro?
tection sentiment In .New England had decreased and
that tarin lefoi'tn, so called, was becoming ascendant.
Now that the tide I.s the other way they lark the
fairness tit tell tho truth, which ls that protection
ls Btronpr than ever, I do not know of a single
Repul.llcar In the stare of Rhode Island who I- not
a protective tariff man. There may be men who have
occasionally veiled the Republican ticket who are
'taritf reformers,' but rhere arts no real Republicans
Who are nor heartily In favor of protection. Ihe
victory in Rhode Island ls the victory of protectloa
over free trade."
"SOCIETY" AMATEUR ACTORS IS DF.MASD.
An advertisement published In the morning paper,
of Thursday requested 100 "society amateur actors
anti actresses" who might desire to assist In tha
representations ot ** Vlrglnlus" by tho Louis James
and Malle Wainwright company, to present themselves
at tho Filth Avenue Theatre yesterday afternoon.
Apparently ''society amateurs* aro not yearning te
distinguish themselves ru BBfBBB on the professional
stago. Some twonty-flvo or thirty young women pre?
sented themselves, but their apparel did not indi?
cate a high standing In social circles, and the best
elr.-sseil wero tren Now-Jersey. Ono stated that sli>?
w-_s a teacher of elocution, and though evidently dls
appolnted at being tobi that her vocal efforts would
be limited to shouts. expies~ed lier -_U___S8B la go oa.
One widow brought her yoting ami rather attia.tlvo
looltlrig danglrter. tho condition of whose appeai-anca
was that her mot her shoulil bo allowed ft. dress her
and remain In the dressing room during tho perform
anc....
Sho was told by Gaeta*. Mortimer, Mr. James's
manager, that Mr. Stetson hail not provided sutli'ient
BOCommodstlon for mothers, and that If every lady
destreil to bring hers, the the*atre would bo over?
crowded. Ho also hinted thar compliance with suck
a request might bo followed by a demand by some?
of tho young men for tho presence of masculine
parents. The names and addreesess of most of tho
ladies were talion I.v Mr. Mortimer and he promised
to write lo them. 'Though the Informal lou sn*. sought
by manv. he declined to state what scale of remunera?
tion hail been fixed, but promised that all detail*
would bes given In his letter. The malo "society
amateurs" did not seem tei Impress Mr. Mortimer very
favorably, ami lt must be owned that their appear?
ance was not fashionable.
_-_
INCIDENTS IN SOCIETT.
Tho wedding of Miss Florence Haitshorne, daiighfep
of Henry H. Hartsliorne, to Henry Rrevoort Kano will
take place on Thursday, April 10, st 6t. TflBBBBBB.
Church. Tho reoej.rion will follow at the hume of the
bride, No. 24 West Fifty slith-st.
Mrs. Frederic Coudert will entertain tho members
eil Mrs. Stewart bchcuck's bowing Class next Tuesday
evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Lindley Hoffman Chapin will leave foe
their country place at New Loudon, Conn., the latter
part of this month.
The weelillng of Miss Mary Josephine Wood to Henry
Kdward Salisbury will occur at St. Bartholomew '*
Church an Wednesday afternoon. Amil *_j.
Mis. (leona Bcblenelln ami Mi*s rloieuce-eiiicffoiin
entertained tho members of the in.:.i\ Evening Danc?
ing i lass last night at thalr home, No. 8 Ka*t Porty*
lift hst.
Mrs. John Sherwood will gl\e> i<-flings this month
at the boase of Mr*. Hull. No. -ill Flfth-ave., niel of
Mt*-, c omtiau.ii Palmer la Graaaerey Hark, North.
Tho elate of tho mania*-) of Miss Neilson tej
Robert Osborn Ills been Ixe. fur early in Juno.
Owing to Hie family's being In mourning, the wed.ling
will probably bo a quiet one.
PRIZE DEUA TE OF COLLEGE SOCIETIES.
Tho Clio nt a and tho l-SSBatBBB-B BBSlB*
tie. of the College of tho City of
Mew York mot ia annual debate l_st night.
The friends and supporters of both societies WSBB
out lu foi-ce, filling tho chapel on the SUSI Hoof ot
the building until (ieneral Webb iliieete.el that tl,*
doors should be closed ami no more persons aelinitie.I.
The delia!.) this year was for a prue oA #:_)(), *fB_B4*__B_
by KUiott F. Shepard te UM elevator win. was ileeldeel
to exed In the aiguiiic-nt. __ Judge Hooper C. Van
Vooi-st actotl as judge. The subject of fie debate
was Whether foreign Immigration should be restricted
In this country. L. F. Rothschild ami F. I- Ether
son, of the i lioula. took tho affirmative of the ejue-lioii
and 8. A. Stein and J. Her.*--field, of tho phi-uocon
uila, the negative.
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ASSIVRRSARY OF TRE GRAS9 ARMY.
It. Louis, April ci (Special).? The twenty -second an?
niversary nf the origin of tho Grand Army of the
Republic WBI celebrated at Decatur, HI., today. Ad
di-e,s.*s wore mae'e by Governor Ogle-sby. General John
MeNulta, colonel J. A. Friextoa, commander of tba
Illinois Department, and many others. The order
was oiL'ant/.eil at Decatur on April ci, IBBS* on tho
anniversary of the battle of Shiloh.
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A WE DUI SO.
At tho Ri lek Prc.bj terian Church, Fifth ave. ant
Thirty-e.venth-sl., on Thursday evening. Miss Amy
Coming, daughter of B_Wla Coining, of No. 4*J Fast
Twenty-ninth st., was marile.1 to Lenox Stewart Fabe:-.
Tho Rev. Dr. Henry Van Dyke, pastor of the ehurch,
officiated. There were bo srMeanial-B. Rudolf Patter,
brother of the bridegroom, acted as bost man. and tho
ushers were Goon,"* Coral og, f_?_ar_ Ketchem,
Norman Rai boor, Howard Cushman. Oeorge V,. Ronno
and Mr. Fredlulc. Thee* was no reception.
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PLANS OF ACTORS AND MANAGERS.
* Die Journallsten* was repeated last night at the
Thalia. To-night " Ole Blutboctuult."
" Raul Kauvar" will be played at a special performance
In Washington ou Apill '-.8 fur the benctU of the Lafayutt.)
monument fund, President Cleveland has promised U) at?
tend. On April 30 thc travelling scasou ot '? l'aul Kau?
var* will begin at Newark.
The last two performances of "A Mld?ummer Nltrht's
Dream" may bo attended at Daly's today. Richard
Dorney, the haalncM manager, wilt sall for Kngland W day
on the Aurania to prepare for tho company's appearance la
London. Mr. Daly aud tho company will sail ou the
Beryl* on April 21.
Honry E. Abbey, his wife and eldest child. and
Marcus Mayer sall to-day fur Havre on Ia Champagne.
They will nuke a brief slay In Uart* and then go direct w
Buenos Ayres. Mr. Abbey expects to bc back here lu
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Messrs. Abbey and Sohoff.l yesterday received a cable
dispatch from Mr. Orau, data*. " Buenos Ayres, April 5*,*.
sutlng that Ma-aiiie Adullua Tattl opened in that city os
Thursday night lu " D Burbler-* de -.vigils* to B-AOO0.
and thal the subscription tor Us emmaxui ot ton neeta
amounted to 87,000 a night
A. M. rainier, of the Madison Square Theatre, has made
arrangements to produce the successful English melodrama,
* The Mystery of a Hansom Cab,* at Urn Amphion Aoael*
erny. Brooklyn, on AprU 10. The play U a <____taatlo_
of Fergus Hume's novel ol the sams name, and ls now run?
ning successfully at the princes* Theatre tn London, The
dramaUiatlon ls by Uta author and Arthur Law. This
week was aral st.-ured for Um * Cavalier,* but that has nea
been deferred mi later tn the season.
The "Still Alarm" will be played si ths Trlxiemt
Theatre, London, this summer.
W. B DaboU has entirely reoorsred from bis roessnl
severe Uiaess and has resumed his part tn ? Erminie" at Om
Casino.
Mme. rurs.-h Madi has seen s-faged tor Augusuts
Harri*', season of ItaUan opera at Covent Uardan. i
DR ATM OP A SO IR DMLMOMM, AW AOTAMSA
Angle l>U-ore, known ea the stase as angle (*r_B?_a
Sled early yesurday at her hoses, No. SSS Mast fo-rteesJ*.
s_- al hsi_?fliuti*v the neall el a eo*A aaa_ai _ax_?f ??

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