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PK DVOUAK'S AMERICAN' SYMPHONY. *t the second open rehearsal of the Phllhar onlc Society in ,ne BflUOhl nail this afternoon, An? tonin Pvorak-s new symphony. In ? minor, will Have its first public heurlng. The production of a ew symphony by the eminent Hohemian com? er jrouM be a matter of profound Interest under any circumstances, but to this occasion is given a unique and special value by the fact that in the new work Pr. PvoraU has exemplified his theories touching the possibility Of founding a National gchool of composition on the folk-song of America, His benet on this point, put forth In an Incom? plete and bungUng manner through newspaper pub? lications last Sprlag, created a great deal of com "'""? u,,;t a in ri?>'<. called thc Scots snap or . o,;., ?f'*V" a 'HrKe rf,l? lu English i aiad writ.nfc. and also in the songs, secular and re igious. of the negroes or our South, lt may have been introduced here through the medium of the ballads which the negro** heard th*lr whit* mas? ters sing, but this conclusion ls not at all neces? sary. It ls a pervasive element In African music, and doubtless resulted from the structural pecul? iarity of Bom* African languages, lt ls found in I Hungarian music, too. where it is essential to a correct rending of song texts; but there ii la B*?" orally In the middle of a measure, Instead of at Its beginning. .Moreover, lt ls the most pervaaivs rhythmical peculiarity of the music of cur plain* Indians, but on this point it ls not necessary to lay flfjjsesWdfa) pw nanto*,. r*<*^i ^^ ^ tTJT mr Owssf "ll ent at the time, the bulk of which wns dlatin lihed by flippancy and a misconception of the Mnposer's meaning and purposes, only among his collesffnes In Europe did his utterances find ln tplllg<-rit appreciation; for they knew what Pr. Dvorak had done for B hernias music, and they nlso Lmw thal if es ?:1 !:" ll"1 f"t,n'1 ma,"ril11 ? imerica capable of being utllteed In the construc? tion of art-worhs dbrtincthr* in character, he would ^ ?!,],, io demonstrate the fact. Much of the American criticism was based on the notion that j. in 'rican music Pr. Dvorak meant the songs of jjtephen C. Foster and other contributors to old time negro minstrelsy, and that tbs school of which m dreamed was to devote itself to the writing of variation* on "Tbs Old Folks at Home" and tunes of its class Ouch a blunder, pardonable enough in jv., popular mind, was yet Scarcely venial on the ?art ol composers and aewepaper reviewers, who h'a: bad opportunities to study the method* of Pr. Dvorak In bbl published compositions. Neither is lt creditable to them, though perhaps not quite so nameworthy, that they have so long remained indiflerent to the treasures of folk-song which America contains. Tho origin of that folk-song h?g int!-, to do with tbs argument. If it shall turn out that in lt there are elements which appeal to the musKal predilections of the American people. As a mutter of fSCt, that which is most charac? teristic, most beautiful and most vitul in our folk any Stress since Indinn music, though it may ence have Influenced the negroes of the South, hes never bad any effect upon the tastes of th,- white people of America, if there ls anything Pillan about Dr. Dvorak's symphony lt is only the mood Inspired by the contemplation of Indian legend and romance, nnl that ls outside the sphere of this discussion. The energy imparted to musical movcmtnl by the Scotch snap is. however, unmistakable, and Dr. Dvorak has well understood that its Influence up ci his work will be felt by its bearer* as a natural expression of one of the characteristics of the Ainerlc.'in people, Tb* second element ls melodie. The phrase p. built on the pentatonic, or live-note seal--, which omits the fourth and seventh tones of Ottr ordinary diatonic S'-ries. Here, too, lt mlpht bs urged that Dr. Dvorak ls no more American than he ls Scotch, Irish or Chinese, for the old music of these peo? ples and manv others ls marked by this peculiarity. The fact ls that this scale is the BOOM naturally melodious of any In the world, and. therefore, the most general In folk-music. The msjority of the. fd *w#K*. songs of the Omaha Indians, collected by Miss Am ?? Fletcher and printed by the peabody Museum ol Harvard College, stew this melodic peculiarity. lt ls also common to the slave songs of the South, and probably has the same right to be call I an aboriginal African element as the rhythmical tigur.- already discussed, lt ls certainly aboriginal American, but that fact goes for little or nothing. rjfl * g5ji jnrr. WP Bl St , / > i a IPS fv ^U? i-E. il s T ' &U4 yu ?one has como from the negro slaves of the South, partly because those slaves lived In the period of emotional. Intellectual and social development Which produces folk-song, partly because they lived * life that prompted utterance In song and partly because as a race the negroes are musical by na? ture. Being musical and living a life that had In , lt romantic elements of pleasure as well es suf ferlng, they gave expression to those elements In longs which reflect their original nature as modi? fied by their American environment. Pr. Dvorak, to whom music is a language, was nhlc quickly to discern the characteristics of the new lll->m and to recognize Its availability and value. H> recog. Shad, too. what hts critics forg it, that that music is entitled to bs called characteristic of a people whlc'i fcives the great'st pleaaOTB to the larges! fraction of a people, it w-as therefore a matter of india, renee to him whether the melodies which mad* the successful appeal were cause or effect; In tith> r case they were worthy of his attention. He has not said thes? things In words, but he has attered them In the nev symphony which he calls "From the New World" The work ls not yet published, though lt ls In th" hands of Slmrock, of Berlin. To the Philharmonic Society bs gav* the privilege (,f a first performance from the manu? script, an act not only of courtesy, but one bavins mor'. decidedly* an educational value If not inten Uon. it is the purpose of this writing to enable thc.-' who shall hear the Symphony this afternoon er to-morrow- evening to appreciate wherein Its ' Enough thal lt ls popular here, and. th, n fore, fled in a symphony designed to give expression to American feeling. The subsidiary melody (Illustration Ko. .'i baa ? distinctively n'-i-'ro characteristic in th* em? ployment of the flat seventh, that singular effect which result* from Pie depression ? half? tone of the note before the Inst. The little melody gives a Somewhat Oriental tin*, to the movement, which 1s in delightful coi to the boisterous rigor of the principal theme, but Its mest effective contribution to the symphonic fabric is the rhythm of its first foci note*, which Pr. Dvorak nae* with great Ingenuity an i effect in the deveiopment of tlc music. The secon i princi? pal subject of th-- movement ls that shown in figure 3. ii- re ts the meh dv which will (ling most nertlna cli uily to the memory of ;h ?e who hear tie- : ? m phony, and which they will most quickly i nice as containing the spirit ol tlc musli th,, people, ,-;>- a whole, like best, lt ii Iris::, i; ls Scotch, lt is American, lt has tie rhythm f the principal subject, and it has the feeling of a i nta tonic melody, though In the m, ?. tie last lt makes use. in passing, "f the fourth of th* scale. Tb* seventh, howe\er. is omitted. The slow movement of trie symphony ls the o-io that will be voted the mest beautiful though lt ts mae than likely thal musician'" wl'.l glv* aa equal degree of admiration t ? t':- because ,,f its Ingenious workmanship .-it. I In lefatlg il le spirit. In the larghetto we an e*i pped from 'eking forms that ar- native and thrown wholly u| of the spirit, lt is Dr. Dvorak's prorlan ?Mai of the mood which he found In tic story i f 'i wooing, as iel f. nh In longfellow pea: Ii Its principe i m. lody, v,!:; i la effect by t:.,- Knell h lb,ra ??.?. imtianb ire-it hy the divided strings tenderness, and possibly ?<'. > a sugs of lae swe,t joni III ??-: of a lovely i prairies; ie,, coich lmacs are best !? ft to tlc Individual orrrrnrr; fsUu*. ?sisSs^fflggg American character consists, for though Wa wish to reserve the privilege of discussing Its merit as a work of art until after the public performance has afforded better opportunities for forming an opinion than h;,ve yet bein offered, there need bs Ho hesitation lr. Baying that the music fully Justi? fies the title which Pr. Dvorak has given lt. The basis of this article ls a hearing at a private re? hearsal and a study of the seor-. The corni., >sl Uo;; ls Pr. Dvorak's ninety-fifth r. ambered work aril ls Called bis fifth sym? phony, though there ls doubtless one work, If not more, of this .lass among his unpublished manuscripts. It was written in New-York last sprl-itr, but revised and probuldy completed !n its orchestration In the course of the composer's summer vacation, which he spent In Splllvllle, Iowa. The titi"- on the manuscript ls In Pohemtan nu I reads as follows: 7, novecho sveta (From tte- New World) Stafani* (K moll,) pro orkestr slosll Antonin Dvorak ot,as MT, New (ISM) York. To musicians familiar with the other Compost ti SM of Pr. Dvorak two features of the new Symphony will bs first of nil noticeable. Though he is anSMSsntoaaMy 'be most Ingenious orchestral i-olorist among living compos rs, h* SSS Contented hims--if with the conventional symphonic orchestra (Barring th- use In one movement of th" English hore) aid has not attempted to invest his ld**J with what might be thought to be simply sup Til? da! Charms His purpose has obviously Leen to demonstrate that his contention BOBS not need extrtineous help, however useful nnd Interesting. For the same reason, too, he has adhered more closely tn the established forms than in his oth'-r orchestral works. In some of his other eompost lions, which huve a Bohemian cast, he Introduced formal elements drawn from Czechish music, but Bot here, He has depended upon the melodic Ideas *nd the spirit of the work to disclose its national Character. So far us that subtle and elusive thing Imagination. The movement ls full of melodie* ot varying sentiments, though ihe tri i lion lv?* <Ca/i^ua5 S^J^ftj^^^rt^^ fe=?= never Violent Thus, No. 4 gi vs pl* ce t i No. 5, which furnishes relief from threatened mono .... by quickening the pace, and tins again lo No. B, ?a** which smptoys the characteristic rhythm of tba symphony In a melody of quletei i . ll in any In which lt bad been used thitherto. There is a striking episode In the middle of th* movement, constructed ont of n little staccato meludv. announcid by thc obos and tah-a up by <o called mood, spirit, sentiment, feeling and 60 forth ls concerned, much must of course be left to the discernment of the hearer. That ls largely sub? jective, and must be created for each Individual by the music which, if lt had its origin 'n the feelings of the composer, will create analogous feelings in him who hears it. We can only point out some of the means which the composer em? ploys to that end. There Is a long, beautiful und impressive Introduction to the first movement which we pass by with this mention; lt launches os into the first allegro, which begins as sug? gested in the first musical Illustration. What ls there American about this melody? its ?lgnlflcant portion ls Its first half, the phrase of four measure* announced by the horn; the rest ought bs In aa Italian, German or French sym one instrument after euother UMll lt mssters .h.. orchestra hs If it W'-re Intended i I suggest he rrsdus "wsYentag of animal Hf. In theprairl. ???...! ulrllfl.il' n-e IS mad* Of tm K V* '.. Ch ill'' !2*?n?ed between the lastrumentaJ choiri as ,r the? "were tl., -voles of the nlgl.t or dawn in W2IIU,*?'|m rlvlnir nw-iv of this peaceful rn . o^ne.stt'Vbort rn No. 7. ., .- i. ?>,. trio fNo I, which, however, Dr. WmSS dees net d-iguau ai such), and BS. of tts rnendous dash aa of large accomplishment in the finale. In the trio there ls an SfHSOOS of so much gracefulness that lt deserves quotation (No 10) although lt contulns no national characteristic* ^?f?fi and d,.es not play an Important role In the develop? ment of the movement, ll changes its physiognomy n ii peculiarly engaging way when lt goea into th* major ney; Attention has already been called to the fact thai Pr. Dvorak bus been successful in imbuing his symphony with ii spirit of unity. This is hugely due to the sklil which he has In preserving a rela? tionship, sometimes ext'mal and formal, sometimes spiritual, between nis melodies lie has abm In thia wmk made use of the device of reminiscence. In the Lerghetto as weil aa tb* Scherzo the principal subject of the first movement makes its appearance. In th* Cods of the Bebano it takes tba form shown lu Illustration No. I: lu tho last movement there ls practically a re rapltnlatlon of the principal material of the preced? ing three, though not In the fr.uik and slmpl.- man? ner followed by Beethoven in his Bfth and ninth rmphonle*. The melodies are drawn on f,,r their rhythmical and mtervallle contents, and these ar* employed with great enlistment of learning and Inventiveness to help along the development of the work. Pr Dvorak'* lorie, alway* strongly suggest? ive of Beethoven and Schubert, has brilliant exem pllfl ation in the thematic workmanship throughout. For the extremely spirited and Vigorous finale ht baa wrltt'ti tbs following melody tNo. 12?, In which ^^^5^ we ar,- Inclined to fin 1 a proof of one of his devices f,,r Inventing tunes "f i ristlc quality, and, pos ibly, also of his disposition to bs jocular at tines. I Living announced this melody and given it B stirring exposition, he abbreviates its first two measures i . aa to bring them Into tbs space of one, thus: lal !3 T^3r"57g 1 3E*t It bas now become new material, which no longer tbs peculiarity which comes tr,,m ns pentatonic nature, but enlists attention for othei reasons, At Issi the following? p!iru.?e ts Introduced by the violas (No, 14): Every musician will say nt or.ee thal this is a lei.it-t it- dev kipmenl by abbreviation or dimi? nution of th* beginning of th* prtncli il subject, but it ls more t>.a-i thal P is (whether Intentional or not lt ls not for us te say) s paraphrase "f "Yanbee Doodle," a fact which would be more di mgly forced upon the attention were lt not that lt ?-ems io have been Introduced only as an ac? companiment ' ? ti ? sub ??' f th* Mow movement whl l ""ti makes Its appearance In anothoi -, irl of the rc.r-. We -t nriv suspect thn? Pr. Dvorak i ? . libras*. Instead of be? rni.- ii ?? . f thc finale's st ' : .:? \ . It'll 'III!: HOST' S M MPH -NY OR WESTRA At the sec nd ? ? ison of the r si n Sympl ?? Or hestra, which i"oW placi last ni-.*ht in th- Musk Hall, i1', features of notet thy bi were lbs symphony In V bj H*n Goetz, and Ihe Arel mov nc o' sf the Be tl violin concerto | " Pi il el. In ? th< ?? two nt< pa it. "L ip.U-' ile." and the third of rie-i lr* but not I - ? ' 'lil fact, both works hi ?-? '?? n ol n lt" tier bj " im I . - deep cen; sltl n. lt* ?e ? ?. ? !l ? nilly p ri rmed Mr ? i the ? ? In ' ? r ih in ciirylni ' ': l.-l -K t th. finish ? f I m I ti ? ? ? '. .lill ef ? "butti suavity : ii* I,,-dd. the.nrelve* child Mozart ? ? of t pi- ?,!.?? friend Mr. K H . toni rio r * H! e ii . , ? -tr i will play In nd to mow is < vening. HU, VAUTEtl AXD I! IIT.Iff. VKKY r ?,'?:'? ':"? BLU 1'HI GRESHAM. From The I H m. There bi verj unc m forts hie r, i Ung for Mr, I.. Carter's statem* il In rp y rt of <>i ??d,-i ls, n im lng to Mi. Cievntand ihe poll ' Inl im; S . j le by Un im on the treni -. : ? by tl ? Hiv. iMan ' 'omml isloner u hat w? ,.<?<;? ise when Bl igh with ? ? ?? - ;iii itler Mr i irti r's stui ? ?< bl ? *-. THE M'isr EFFECTIVE ykt. Fr ,in Tl fl B| rh ?,! lte| ul Tl ,?.:.'?? ter, of Honolulu, ,i > . Secretary ? )i ? them !s io r ir tl,,, n. . lion of the revolutionists' Iii.-, alli n c.tn rern i far i ? th* linen durinic H.i?? - -,f ti- revolution ar* , in >rn* i ret put f irtb. PRACT1CA1 l.V fl.'isr.P Till: DISCUSSION. Prom The .v ill an i Express Another Interesting contribution lo the Hawaiian discussion ma li ?? lerday ls found In th* open letter of ex Commlssionei f'harlei 1. Carter, fi im Hawaii, to Secretary Gresham Mr. <':,rt.r u-.-,* present during the Insurrection In Hawaii, ind '.?? shows clearly in his letter thal facts were i? verted and the trulh supprt-***d i 1.1 r ii un uni Corni r Klount. : the Hawaiian point, so fal distorted The discus may as areli i?? uh any argument !?? i. |ulred on the par! of tb* Provisional Govern? ment. Tut,lie sentlmenl ls practically tmanlmou-. In its oppo Ul < ? ? Pn ildent Cleveland's policy and action. SENATOR FRYE'S VIGOROUS SPEECH. From The Sew-T( rk Pr* is Senator Frys declares thi.t all lb* pup"" nnd 'l iwatlan affair nols! be pl ?? duel. An Investigation prompt end searchlngmust be n el. \ itriklng feature of Senator Frye's speech I* hi splendid nnd deserved tribute to the 1 !:,'<?.: and :n of ex-Mi i ; Bti vi na. A Put.KV THAT IS LOADED. 1 Prom The Bpringfii; I Union, The troop* In Honolulu ar- under Arms, but Mr. Cleveland il not em to hine realised that bis ii iwatlan i obey ???? ioadi i. * MR WILLIS HAS fJOOD REASONS. From Th.- Boi ton Journal, Every fresh blt of news from Honolulu shows that Minister Willis had excellent reasons for walt? ing f,r full' r Instructions The men who constitute the Provisional Government are not ina kind that vlei i easily. Not THE KIND THAT ' From Th.- Hartford Couran! "SCARE BAST. Thi notion tba) tho? Americana out thara hi th. middle of the Paoinc would "scare .a\" waa a mistake. They com* ot Lexington and Hunker mu . Some "f tl" ni went e-soldlering under Grant and Bhi rman ,'i"'i Sheridan a number of years ago. A STU AW TO CLING Tn. Frost The utica Herald. COWMMIAX STAMP COCXECfMI UV sr From The Washington Po III l.Ull'lien Ol ' .,,, , " ". I'-l'^ri -,.?!. hui rb- supply ?l!l probsbly ba exhausted hy January 1. so ih< rV'J" **,ung in their work and securing .-/"i"" ;- before it i- ,., , ,,... The other dav B COlbJClOr Wa.kel |nIo thl. cl postoIMce and BSftfd fST a Sva, a thfSSL and a two-dollar Columbian SCBms. remarking that he wanted them to complsi* th* set ha was getting together. Then he wanted to know If the Stamp Clerk at the Window would not cancel them f?r him before he left, as they were mora valuable when cancelled. The c>rk politely assured the purchaser that lt was against the law IO ,-aurel the stamps before they passed through the office, but said that If he would address an envelope to himself and put the stamps ea it they wouM go through the regular course of handling and Le cancelled. So the collector a (dressed .-tn envelops to himself at his hotel and tiuttitiK bia nu worth of stamps on lt dropped lt In tba slot. WEDDINGS. The marriage Of MISS Katharine Ay mar Sands, lbs y ungest daughter of tbs lats Samuel B, sands, to Theodore Augustus il iv,-neyer, jr., son of Theo? dora a. Ha verney er, was celebrated in ui-n-o Church at ;t o'clock yesterday afternoon, In thc- presence of a large and faahlonsble company of guests The ushers were Robert Cornel] Banda and i hart** Bd ward Sands, brothers of the bride; Robert 9. Pot tar, Henry I ?. Havemeyer, brother of lb* bride? groom; A. Gordon Norris end Dorsey N. H. Scheu,-k. The i,rid" was -seo rt ed up tb* Blsls by her eldest br. thor, ll. Aym.tr Sin.ls. who also SSTS ber sway. Th* rn Idlewilds wars Miss Edith Kip, mips Amy Bend, Mles Evelyn Burden, Maw Maria Re***, of New-Hsmburg-oa-Hudsoa; Miss Theodora Havemeycr, tb* : oung stat r of th* bridegroom, and Mum Anas Banda on* of the bride's stoters Oliver H. P. La Targe attended Mr. Hav,n?ycr ns beat man. Tb* ceremony was performed by the rector, the Kev. Pr. Wi'llnn R. Huntington, im? mediately after tb* ceremony there were a reception and wedding breskfs I st tb* hom" of the bride's family. No. Mi l-'ifihavc Among tba guast* wer* Mr. and Mia. Tb*Odi re A. Duverney -r. Mr. and Mrs. Terry Tiffany. Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. il.iv meyer, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ostrich*, Mr. and Mrs. W. Butter Duncan, Mr. gad Mrs. H. Ix? Grand Cannon Mt. an<; Mrs, Townsend Barden, Mrs. Smith Haddon, Mrs. Georg* H. Mend, Mrs. James M. Waterbury, Mr. ami Mrs, \v. ii. Sands Mrs. Richard Irvin, Mrs. William Douglas Sloane, Miss sloan*. Miss Emily Vsaderbdt Sloane, Mrs. Charles ll. Alexander, Mrs. P man,lo Ysnaga, Mrs Austin forbin, Miss forbin. Miss Hope-Ooddard, Mrs. Richard T. Wilson, Miss Qracs Wilson, Mrs. Peter Cooper Hewitt, Mrs. Elton* Dyer, Jr., Mr. and Mn. Cyrus Fl*ld Judson, C. C. Dsldwta. Jr., P. v. Coiner, Ls Roy Dresser, Worthington vYntte bou e. Appleton Smith and Woodbury Kane. Tbs brldi r-i-iv i many leant,tu] presents Anions them were several di.mu,,nd stars and -i complete outfit of hon d linen frem Mrs. Havemeyer, th- bridegmom'i mother; * substantial check from th- bridegr.> m's father, and silver dish.;, from Mr, and Mrs p rry Tir* iny. Mr. and Mrs Havemeyer, after a honeymoon, most of which \.iii i" pen: on th" Haversayer ola - ut Mahwab, win make their home .u Na Tl Weat Thirty (Ifth-st lt?rne, I "'C 14.-Th- marriage <?' Miss Hazel Iluh i. ir '. ol Indlanap ills, ??> Ju I .-?? Solde tl, of the H Fi leml Tribunal took phtca on Tue*day In the English ('burch 'it Lausanne, The ceremony was performed by th- lt-v. l?r. Davis, tbs psstor. The church waa dei rated with flower* and greens, M ? ,,f ti- membei ihi Anglo-American colony >i. Lain ann wer* i r* ?? nt. ^ rn ?? MI8S ADELE OBAXT A COUNTESS. A '"d.M'.l.i: ISAEMBLAOE OP OtXESTS AT BER M iBJU i'.:: TO Tilt; EARL Of I KSEX IR LONDOX. London, Dec. it. The marriage of Miss Adel* Orant, daughter of the bit* Beach Grant, of Kew Y,,rk, to th- Earl "f Eases took plac* at 130o'clock thia afternoon at st. Margaret'* Church, W**t mlnater. Archdeacon Farrar; ? I by tbs Rev. Mr. Lee. the Rev. Mr. James and the chaplain of tn* Duke of E ex, the Rev. Oeoi Ci lt* I. Tie- bride WOm I white ^ it lu dress, the train of which wis embr kton i arith silver sunray*, Tbs was trimmed with point d*AI*ncon lace Tbs bridal Veil was of Abmoon btes, which Mrs. Ur.mt won at ber "?n wedding. The only orna? ment a ors by the tiri I* waa a diamond tiara, th* gift of the Bari of Esses, inst-ad ,,f a bouquet ? irrlf.l .in Ivory pnye-d, .1; There wen seven bridesmaids. These w?n- Miss Uberto. Pagi ?. Mis* Mary ? . ? " i' .-. i Blurt, th* Hon E I ? ; : ? i ? ? ;. nd il Qwenfra I Williams T*iey v ? r- whit* satin dress**, draped ? In .soft folds an 1 Ut lerad with mink, and velvet toques trimmed srllh fur. Each of thrm carri- I a l mg Louis XV alick with a gold tip dec rated with . the gin of the Kari of Eases, Baron Tuyll , was the i ? <t man Buydsm Orant, ? brother sf tl- bride, gave h r away, Th* servlc* was full Ii illlvon preside I al th* ? extensli : The chun ?? *> ? led, . i ns I -?? present i ? l, the I ?-.dor. wa* i ..?? of t1: Amoi nd Pt Henry of Pl tess Wilton, Lady Randolph hill. VI riscr.untes* I dims ton, the ? ?? Mai . , ?? i Coonti - Howe, i; . : -i Fi - ? ? Mi.-. Slr Th >m i an I i ' ? M irv Mills L, ly 8 . ii ? ? and Mr*, li ngham, l?Td .uni Lady li iv, tflr Edward Oady t'olehi >oke, ?turi M Us* pi rkln . ol N*? Vork; ll . : l an I Li iv wi. I.-r 1 an I Lady I Mr- ii ar -. ter the cor en ? - given at the i Great C imbi lt * lt ten led. In th* 'arly after i. -a the n ? I "u; le d,; ti- I for thi lr rn in, wnich wi Cassi ibury, A alford. Mee tic ? ? rer* i '. msny ,,f which came fr'-m I hi , nlted Slate and th* Continent. Among those who sent present* were C unte ? Wil? ton, gold ; r ? ? Lort and I.adv Lurgan, silver fi ;it dish: Lol I snd Lady Esh r, f'.nr tortoise ihi ; snd stirer ? ti Lah- itnn ? . th ? I lucnesi of M ii li .rough, dial ? m l hairpin; Vhs ?? nt and Vis tl<|ue tal end 1 i i pin, Mi:. DANttOSCH LEAVES lill UXIOX. 'i ur. Ml M": i;- op i iii: mi iii il pr ; 11 rivi: DODY , IO ll.AV WITH ill.-, 'CELLIST, tXD HE RESIGNS, Walter Damr ? itt resigned fr,,m the Mutual Mu leal Protective i Mon at Itt quarterly m.-. th . lt had b ea announce l i ,ii at tie- m- Hag tie aaa* of Anton Hegner, the vlolonr ll ? pi iv, r. wot ; i be acted upon. I was si ted upon, i i ii iv? nely to Mr. Danu who thereupon rwurned fr.,m the union. Last' summer, w!,,.i Mr. Dsmrosch uas ia Eu? rope, be ni id" a contract with Mr. Hegner fer thi kilter's servl s in New-York this season. The Mutual Musical Ifotectlve inion dbe* no) allow its member* to play In orchestras with musicians who sr* not member* of tho union. A foreigner ? inn .I become a merni r ?f tba union until ba baa lived In this country al least als months Bul Issi year tbs union made an exception t" this rule in ii ? casa of brod ????, the violinist Mr. Damroai ii tii"iik'in ti-- ons i sn uld take similar action in Mr. Hegner** c* - Mr, Dsmrosch1 wen! to th* meeting of the union yesterday, il- addiessed t!i, meeting and explained ds position clearly Tl I ni, io1 era -I the i nlon di i n< I ogre* with bia con? clusions, and when h? waa Informed thal th* mem? bers would ti"! play arith Hegner he ri ilgned. In ht* sddresa Mr. Dsmrosch said thai ll was only In the most exceptional case* thal h<- ever in? tend" l '..-I ihe union nol to object toa fi 'elgn artist In the Symphony Orchestra. "Thia year.' ne said, "my tit-t 'cellist, Mr. Hekklng, left the or? chestra. The,- being no 'cellist available in this country at the time 1 mad,- my engagement to take his place, i engaged ii gentleman from the otl ? r side " He then lol I :lie musicians that theirs waa th* only union In tbs country that requln I a residence of six months before ons enid Join ile chara' terlsed ile- rules ,,f th* union uh an abuse of power, hi- di put* wa* not arith ti',- union, but the snt-months' clause. He then movi I thal the member* ol the union be allowed to play with Hegner uni l he i came a regular member i union. The motion was lost. rm: rr.i.Ki'iiost: mn sot EfSAM. vni:\< ii. From Th" st. i.,,uis Otobe-Democrat "Our telephone* are not aducstod lo receive and transmit the French language," said a. t i.,min.nt young lawyer to the Gleaner the other day. When iisk.-,| to explain himself, lie i,>id u good story on two of his felton li ? Iple* of Bia d' I "Two young and rising att ?? leys il i he, cupy adjoining ,,tii?s in ? large building her* and at-.- (real chum* They are cr, ut student* and oc? cupy their evening* large!) In stu,iv Instead of (."iIhk Into soclet) french ls the particular study thal I* Interesting them al present, snd they take lessons twles a week, from ? prominent local ? teacher He hai em >uraged them until they now ; think they ar- quite proficient In tie- language. ??Last ?eek one of 'h<- ??? legal luminaries announc? ed to a circle of friend* that be waste meei i-:-nii' Zola shortly, lt astonished and delighted the circle to l-arn thai so llstlngulshrd ? person wa* to \i lt this city, and th* attorney ?;,- asked when /.?li would b ? here He waa nol positive he said, but th.- Kr -neil professor enid tell. One of Ins I listeners was .,, intensely Interested that he de* i termlned to call upen 'h- prof*?or uno ascertain for hims, ir w)i.-n th* gnat author would arrive. MH* accordingly i w in* professor and sk, 1 ! him wh^n M. aol* would bs rn tbs etty. Th- pro ir looked conscious snd r-plied, -i in Thursday Mest the question aa asked where Zola would stop, lt waa now the professor's turn to be astonished an I bec i .,- thi uu ? ii "?ls lie coming li. r '" he asked ?? -why, I thought von telephoni l Mr w thal be I wa* cotnlns.' "The professor tx ran lo btugh and answered: " ?No. no. no: I tobi bim thai nu- French ie, turo thi? w..h would I.i Zola Thai is alf "itoth wer.- nos Intensely amused iii tb* evident blunder, but the ino drer thought he saw how lt ! hud b-en S " 'Did you lelsphon* in French, professor''" : asked be. KOW FOR CITY POLITICS. THE INION LEAGUE PLEDGES ITS AID AGAINST TAMMANY. I C. S. SMITH'S AMENDMENT TO CAJUtY ON TUE VUna OllSIDK OF MAXXOVAL TAUTY/ LINES HOES OVE1V-A NOMINATING COMMITTEE ELETTED. There waa an unusually large meeting of the Union Laggan Club last nl?ht, owing to the contest OVST the election of members of the Committee on Nominations, and to the knowledge that the Com? mittee on Political lteform would pre<ent a report. , The election created the greatest Interest, and lt waa paid to be mainly responsible for tbs lar%-e st* tendance. There were two tickets In the field, (me of th'-m was headed by .Lintel P. Appleton, and with him on thc ticket were Thomas C. Acton, i Colonel B. v. h. Cruger, Thomas H. Hubbard, Donald Machar. Clarance S. Day and William H. Fuller. The other ticket was healed by Thomtis I'enny, and tba other names on lt wvro Thomas I,. Jam -. William II. ifolllstor, A. I). Julllard. Lowell I.inciln, William H. Wickham and Lorenzo G. Ww thous*. Neither ticket won as a whole, but the Appleton j ticket h ul the n tfulur number of successful candi? date.,. The result of the election showed that the ' Nominating Committee would be composed of Thomas c. Acton. Dankl F. Appleton. Colonel I V. lt. ''niger. Clar'-nee S. buy. Thoma3 Denny, Thouin H. Hubbard and Augustus D. Julllard. In Bil -|"3 votes were polled, und of the.-.- Mr. Acton received 1*1; Colonel Appleton got Ml; Colonel Cruger, WI; Mr. Day, Bl; Mr. Denny, 133; Mr. Hub ! bard. 13.-,, and Mr. Julllard. 128. The voting did not J ? begin until nearly 10 o'clock, and lt was after ll I o'clock before the tellers were ready to announce j the result. THE COMMITTEE REPORT. Previous to the election the members had a dis? cussion over tho preliminary report of the Com mlttea on l'ollttcal lteform. This report waa aa fol I lows: "At ft meeting of this club, held on the ninth dav of Nuvemher last, Mr. diaries Stewart Smith presented to the club the following resolution, wi ich wm unanimously adopted: ?? 'Resolved, That the Commute* on Political Re. ' form he requested | , ,.? ? r ?? the nest meeting of th** club whether or not. in the Judgment of the committee, it i< desirable for this dub to lead | any movement br which an attempt shall be m?,ie to unite ail good men without reference to politi? cal affiliation* in the one issue of ?foo,| government fr this cltv, und, if so, to formulate a plan there , for.' "The committee had under consideration previous to tho adoption of the resolution the pinera! sub? ject of reform In th" parties In this city, but no n p-Tt hud been formulated. Bine* the reference was mel- lt his given much time to the consldera : tlon of thc special topics presented by the raao ! lutlon. but, taking Into view the plans for reform I now in proceaa of development tn the two par* I Mes, and the public discussion going on In regard to the same, as well ns touching the formation of a Munici|>*i Reform party, the committee ls dlsp iM I to feel that n detail' 1 *spre*Slon of views may w-ll b* deferred for a rhort time, Hnd lt there f,,re .rn est* IbSt the club aCCOfd further time fra Qnal report. MEASURES it rc im MEN heh. "Vour committee are agreed that there should be co-operation and union of all who desire good govi rnm-.-iit to rescue the city from those now In d of lt. There are certain questions that require Immediate and prompt action on behalf of all gool cltlz-r-s as preliminary and desirable ?.?ondltluns for securing a reform city government. ' !. A change should be made In the present ballot law, BO as to have a just and fair blanket ballot "I If separate municipal elections are not se ? ir, 1, the law should nrovl.le for voting, without trouble to the elect'*, a city ticket, unembarrassed bv a National or State ticket. "3. Provision* should be mad.* to exclude f'on k-r- nmtn, state senators and Assemblymen from tn- cltv ticket "t Th.- ii "ii-purtlsan character of the Police Board should bi mada mandatory by law. The n m-partlsan character of the Hoards of Fl-,-Mon Inspectors should be established, s) as to ? ire honest registration ard a fair count, and , ba h. i ls l - secure ii bettor class of Inspectors. "il. Tits municipal ticket should be separate n\>m th* National ^v. 1 Stat* tlcki L "7. Tl- power to make a|>proprlatlons at Albeny tim lirt| "?e tuxes un-n the iVrporntlon Of th- (Mtv Of New-Tort shoal 1 he taken away, and all such appropriation* should ba made by th.- municipal rnment. Then the voters would bc brought to face with th* men who Impose unjust lases, and they would sec to lt thal tbe character of the men Hoy vote for ls such as to Justify their eonfl dence. "JJ. At this limo i: ls of the first Importance that th* ban : of the mi ri a h ? an i ngaged In tl ? : rose. ;:..-? against the election laws sh uld !. nol oniv by the moral support of nb but by Its material aid. Nothing would lend .. ur . .-.. to pr mote reform In thia , it-' a- the punishment of th-:-.- old and habitual offender* ? ? ' th* purity of the ballot box. ??y mr coron Ittei : ic* believe that an auspicious moment ha* arrived to announce to the voters of New-Tort City th- willingness and desire of this ' club to unit* with citlsens ol sll shades o( political belief it: securing certain reforms In th* manage? ment "f our municipal affaire. To such purpose* tbs I'nloi In the future, as in the . Its unfailing supp' rt. "While asking for tb* Indorsement by the club of tin- fong dng propositions your committee ul*,) r tim for the further consideration of the November resolution, snd recommends the adop? tion of th.- following resolutions: "Resolved, That the I'nlon League duh ratifies and adopt* tb* foregoing preliminary report of ll- 'remittee. "Resolved, That the Committee on political Re? form i ? authorized and directed to repres-nt this club In all movements, either In th.- Constitutional i- rentlon or the Legislature of tbs state, to promote the foregoing reforms in the laws. ?Kc-, iv. i. That time for th" pirti].-r consideration of the November resolution be extended to tb* committee, with power ti report on th* sams ut uti\ regular meeting." Th.- report waa signed by !?: B.Hinsdale, chairman; c (? Hu,' Thomas i. James, Cephas Bralnerd D. H. St. Jd.n Roora. Jefferson Clark, Logan C. Mur? ray Emerson Foote, Charles P, <'iirk. Henry \v. .' mn - \ Blanchard ind William T. Scaley. The report was read by E. B, Htndsdale, who **ked for Ito adoption, charles stewart Smith i an a substitute to thc resolutions contained in i: ?? rep irt the following: i. lived, That this club, while reaffirming its life-long devotli n to Hu- principles and traditions of the Republican parti on state and National la* la of the opinion thal th* government of thin :.o nd i.rgantsed upon business principles i n 1 entirely Independent of party lines and that all good CltUHIS should be invited to work together t,. this end." MR. SMITH'S AMENDMENT GOES OVER, several points of order were raised against this r.lotion, and objection wss made to tts conatdsrs ti,m at that tune on th* ground that it committed the club to a policy that Its member* nu a whole wet-.- not yet ready to ? ? ne definite plan ol i a '; ,| -mended before tho rum should commit i?- if. Tin- point tinaiiy was mads that the resolu? tion Introduced by Mr. Smith wis new matter, and ir twenty-five members of the c'.ub objected to Its consideration at tint meeting it must ??o over until cl meeting. The necessary twenty-five object ora were obtained, and deners] li rac* Porter, the president of th* club, decided that tn* resolution ? :: 1 contain new matter and that lt cam* within the rule. Mr. smith did not think this decision waa a proper one. and he declared thal there was a lan;" majority of th* members present who would support the resolution If lt wes put to s vote Th* resolution was referred, however, to the Com? mittee on Political lteform. After Commodore Van Santvoord had secured the adoption of an amend? ment to th" preliminary report, requiring the com? mittee to report further at the neat reg lat meeting, tlc report was adopted with jut * dissenting vole Th ? next meeting of the dui, will b* held on the second Thursday In January, when th* new officer* will bo elected and the Committee on Political Re? form will present an addltlondsl report p girding the position which th* club shall take in refer? ence t" political affairs In this city. Ti) PROSECUTE ELECTION FRAUDS. A mass-meeting of the citizens of Rtohmons County waa held in the dining-room of tb* Qertnan Club Rooms al Stapleton last evening for tbe pur? pose ? :' petitioning Governor Plower to appoint a Sf* , lal Prosecuting Attorney ;r,y\ rn extraordinary term of court to Investigate and irv eas** of silaged violation ,,f the election tow* ai the recent election John g. Davenport, of New-Brighton, presided. Hi*.hes were made by the Rev hr John C Eccleston, pastor of St. John's Church, Clifton; George M. Plnney, Jr.; \v. Travers Jerome and John A. Taylor, of Kings County. The iocs! speakers made ringing st,-.chea declaring there hud I.a "wholesale fraud* at th.- recent registration and ? ?:..' ,u" They alleged that In manv Instances th* tratlon Inspector* had omitted large numbers mi from the poll lists while in other ? ut ? ru-titlou* names bad been added, and that ap? plication* had f> b* made to the courts to have th. registrations iel aright. It was sb ? alleged that the . "mt- were made iiehiud locked doora and th* w iti ii re throe n out. Eleni* CtessgaSB** K*tm<-t et Beef. ? ir* M - standard t ?r in lilian ^ .,?, wiirni iky ara* ?u-k. we Bav,. gar csiortB " wai ii Child, she triad for Castor!*. Uh,si she became Mm*. ?h<- clung to Castorl*. Waa* sa* bad children, she gave them Caatoria. il l/.7.7/.7>. DER1CKSOH- Kl.OTK . m W...1ne?l >.y Ive 13th. by the Rev. Henry Ctiamiwruune ? Ute Q*}. M. Kim al uu* eng. li'-l? ,1 , ?iitiiiut-l Uerick?un, Jr., MA Ml I ED. HAVRMEYER-SANpS-On Thursday, Dec. 14th, st Grace Church, by th* Kev. Ur. Hun:nure.a Katherine Av mar Sands, dsushter of the late Samuel S. Sands, to Theo? dore A. Havemeyer. BOOB?TATLOB--IS, Brooklyn, on Dec. 13. 1803. by th* Kev. Dr. J. It. Da), or New-York, Lo*sis Urandoo, Taylor to Wm. L. Hoge. of Anaconda. Montana. Notices of marriages must be indorsed with full name and addles*. DIED. ADAM! -Su.M-nlv, on December SA ISM, Caleb Cushing Adams. Puneral service* at his late residence. M cisrmont-av*. Brooklyn, on Friday. December 1?V at a:45 p. m. Interment at NswlHMyuuIti Mu.-s. ANtraBSON?Al l'lalnfleld, N. J., on Thursday, Wm. O. Anderson, eldest son ,>f the late Dr. James Anderson, of New-York, In the lilith year ?f his ase. NotSM of funeral hereafter. BISSELL- In New-York Cltv. on Thursday. Dec. 14, Rush Weis wort li nissen. Faners] eervk,* on Saturday, 11:30 a. m., at No. BS Tai k-iivc. Ii.orin,nt in Passaic, N. J. BLACK un Thursday. December llth, Margaret, relict of th" late Joseph Hlsck, In the lilith yeer of her age. Relatives mid friend* are Invited lo at lend the funeral ? ti .saturday. Ii.ml,ir l'l'h. from her lattf residences Na. Ml Sf**t IBta-St, at IJB p. m. Pl?? omit flowers. CAMPBELL?At his late residence. BBS West 120th-st, Junes Campbell, in Hie sith year of his age. NotlOS of funeral liereaft-r. KIK'THINHllAM-On DsMnBlf 13th. Margaret Hunter. widow of the lute William Krothlnvhnm. M. I)., Ute of the city of New-York. Rerrtcee nt No. IO Tulpehncken-et., Germantown, on Sat? urday morning at 8:30 o'clock. Interment Trinity Church Cemetery, city of New-York, at Z p. m. H U.LETT-At Katonah, Bf, Y.. Thursday morning. I)**, H'li. Chart** W., asa of Jobs W. and Ler.u, Hallett, Bm i H r*ar*. Funeral sen Ices Saturday at 2 o'clock at Methodist Epis? copal Church. HUBERT?Barty on TliaisSsjl mornln*. after a short 111 nes*. meningitis, Walter Holmes, fourth 'Mid of I'hlllf ii . Jr., and Anna Holmes Hubert, *g*d 0 years aaa 1 week. Funeral private. LANE--At h-r lat* residence. In Philadelphia, on th* Hm Inst.. i.,i/.. .'I w., .m- ,a ,| aa H. un". a*ed 6* yan. Fun-! ,1 from Friends' meeting-house. Millbrook, N. Y., Till (toy, the tilth inst., at ll o'clock. Friends and relatives respectfully Invited. LAWRENCE?At i'ark Avenue Hotel, on Wednesdsy morning, December 13th, ISSg, In the -lnht>-seventh year of lier aire, Isabella E., widow of Ferdinand Lawrence, and d.iiKhter of th* late William and Elli* Burgoyne. Funeral lill los* at firace Church Chantry, ll road way and loth-st., on Friday. 18th Inst., at ll o'clock. Friends arid relatives are invited to attend without runtier n,tlee. Ii.mit Howers. LOWBBR?Oa December llth. ISM, at the residence ot her nie--. Mrs g I. Brown, id: |i.i|s?y-st., Brooklyn, Elisabeth H. Lowher. In ber with year. Funeral services al above srtdrs?, oa Friday, at 3 p. m. MACKINTOSH?Bnt*red Into r-M on December 13th. leSt. of apoplexy Catharine Antoin-tte, wife of Angus Win knit ,ch. of Bil?bet*, New-J-tT.-y, In the .VSth >??r ,,f ber age. Funeral services <>n Paturdnv, Deoernber lflth, at 1 o'clook p. m., al gt J,,im's Church, Elisabeth. M'COY -At Kant Orang* sf. J. D****as*s 12th. A. Rana* tai .d' ,y, m ti.- Blot rear of his .-ise. Puriernl services frill be held st <'"ntrai Presbvterlas Church, Main and Prince sts., orange, on Friday, D.cib-r 15ih. afer arrival of train at Brick Church Stat: -ti. leaving han-lay und Christopher sti., st 12:90 - 'cl ,-k p. m. Plea** omit flowers. METHPBSSBL?At Stapleton. Staten Island. Dee. 14th, A. G. Methfessel, suddenly, of heart failure. In his GC la year of use. Fur., lal notbe liere-ifter. OAKLEY At Stamford. Conn., on Thursday. Dec. 14, 1MI.1. Jesse Oakley. Bal lim IJ of N?W-Torll City, In th* BSth year of lils ave. Funeral Saturday, D*S ICth, at 3:30 o'clock, from hi* late residence. Tram leaves Grand Central Station at 2 o'clock p. m. Can-las-s in walting. Ol,YPKAJfT -Suddenly. Thursday, December 14th, 1?03, Vernon Murray, son of Robert M.. and the tate Anna V-rn-n olyphant. WEISS?Th* friends of Albert Weiss, and the Steckler Ass ? latlon especially, sr* Invited to att?ni his funeral to-day, at ISI, from Mount Sinai Hospital. Kindly omit flowers. Special Notices. By the ililli A venn* Au, [lou Reams, ggj 11KTH-AVE. WM. B. norman, Auctioneer , A HIOKLY IMPORTANT SALE, This (Friday) and following days al 2 o'clock, by U ;?.' te n of MRS. CECILIA MISER, OP SCPPBRJg, NEW-YORg, EXECCTRIX, mid oth?r Consignors, OF A QBAND COI.I.KCTION OF ANTI <.j Li: KIJ it N ITU UK, TURKISH KL'OS, Porcelains, Kapil* Bronte., Catv**] Jvoilo?, Arms, Bragg Goods, o -in.iU collection of i'll'-ni, lim 'Lil*,. Sc?ntb*L Mirna to ree. Curious, Watches, Diaperies sad CurtaiaZ afiltn* Sliver, etc.. etc. AIJSO GENERAL BLT S. PARKER'S io Sa "oe. ot Ran Ii,dian Curios, SSV*e MagsJ*, Bronxes, En gre, iring*, etc., And by order of MR. BERMAN BOllM, OP VIENNA, a potttos ..r i\.^ eolioetlsa of M AONIFIC I?*.NT ISAM I5LS, whl I. were e\hiliited a*, the WOHI.II'S FAIR AT CHICAGO, wli, t ? th v icn.'ucd UN Hc>t BMSa p00 ETHER WITH A LARGE bT'/CK OE SILVL.i ILA I EU KN IVE*, r\JM*S, bPOOBS, ET(X, manufactured bi BOLMEA H' OTU ?. HAYDEN'S; A CHICK!?HIV. i.ll.W'i PIANO AM) MCglO BOX. WITH DRl'Mfl AN1? CASTANETS. And ai hrasento Bumbe' ot otter *Hi?l*s t*> numerous as mentle:i. HM whol? i-.,tt prisi-ic l.iioo lots. A. Mt Kiioeillrr ft Co. fSVOCBSSORS To OOCPIL A CO.) Invite attmtion to their gsWrW* containing cholc* OIL l'AINTlNCS of Prslamt Foreign Artists as w,-ll as the most Not*d American Painters. wa ri:ii OOLOB drawings. Ktewhigs sad Bngravttsga A ' Frecl.il Stu,ly inn'. ? of Artistic and ApproprtaSS rtaasjag. SUITABLE HOLIDAY OIFTS. 170 Fifth Avenua cor. Twenty-second Street Open evenings until Christmas. A.? Fifth AVSBBSS Arl titillrrlcs, 3Cd FTETH-AVE . NEAR 34TH-3T. SALK THIS EVENING AT S O'CLOCK. MODERN I'AINTINOS cv AMBRJCAM ano PtMUUOM AUTiaTS, TUB PROPBBTT OF MU. H ll. LAMPORT AND OTHERS. ROBBBT SOMF.RVILLE, ORTOIES A 0Q*> Anctkwer. Managers. (liii?tinns Prrscnls. A ll isis' Pro,-fa. HXOR-CLASS GBAVCBBS AND PHOTOORAPHg 'i ont OLD AND HODBBM MASTERS. AltsStl* l'rumini; nt short notice. . BBBLIN PHOTOORAPBIC COMPANY, ll Last tU-et., Mu,!!,-'.!! lejUSI* doutb, Nev-Tork. Illustruteii Csflugaa Hj centa Prrsi-rvp lour Health hy 'linking Iii" PAsfOrfl "Jl 'HANNIS'' WATKK EXCLUSIVELY. l*o?it<?IM<-e> Noll re. Foreign malls tor thi n ??!< enaiaa ;>er?>mh?r 16 wis el"r"- i prompt ly ii all eases) .it this orace. ?s follows: I'I'.ll'AV At ll'JO '. m for llniiil uni l-l Plata CoUBe trus. p.-r s. s. j. w. Tsylor, via rsrnasabaeo, Kalila, RI Janeiro sad f-intos Uetters for Para ana ?ear* munt \f directed "per J. Vf. T.i>l i"i. ?t '.? p. m. for un..-,i snd Ls li'ii countries, via PernaaiDueo. Rio Janeiro and Santo-*, per h. :? Salerno fros* Haitimor* (tel en must be directed "p-r Salerno"). SATCKDAT Al t'M S. m. for Krsnee. SwttMrlaad, : |t iij sp tin, r ii mi il rurkej an ! Prttlsh India, je-r s. a. Li Gaseogn*. via Havre ilet-^rs for other parts of Kurop* must ;?? directed "i"' L* uaaeoga*"); si i>:ii> a. m. tit Rurope, per s. s. I Uruna, via yueenstown (letters for France, Hwltserland, Haly. spam. Portugal, Turka*/ and Hr;iis:i Iretl.t must be dlre.-ted "p.-r Kirurla"! | at 7 iii* a. m. for Norway dlreet. per s. s. Island iletten, must b* directed "p*r I*l*ir1"l: at S:3ii h. m. for Netherlands direct, per >k ?. Aiii.-teid; m. ?. i.i Rotterdam (letters must bo directed "pei Amsterdam') si lo a m. i-.uppi'-nietnarjr lo no ... m.) f r Fortune bland.Jaaiatc*, .taemei nr.d Asjb> Cayes per. s. s. Adirondack; si ll a. ri. f,,r Cai.ipoohe, Chiapas, Tsbsaro snd Yuit.in. per s. s. CoMeno ilettera f,,r other M-xl, m stales and Cuba must be directed "per c.,neh""i: nt J p. m. for Inn ru., finmlns Sivsnilla and Ciirihasen.i. l-er ?. s. Tus in Prims*, Sails for Australia (escept those from West Australia, which ur" forwarded rta Baiwpo). N*w-2**!*nA Ha?al'an. Kill nnil Simoati Islandi. per s. ?. Mariposa ifrotn San francisco), el*** B*** daily sp lo .Innu.vy rt nt (1:30 p. m. (or on arrival at Now-Yoik of ?. s. Etruria with lirtioili mails f..r Australia.) M.ill* '.iti'hlin anu .lupun pur I s s. City of Rio Janeiro ifrom san rrandaoo), close her* | rt'allv up to Dwemb-r 'Xl lt li..'l?l p. m. Mall: for Hawailaa i uun.is per s. h Australis if-,.rn San Francisco), clo** 1 her- dally up to Pee em ber ?17. nf ?:.'I0 B. m. Malls for , lb* Boclety Islands per rill* Tropic )l,rd (from San Fran* | clsco), , loie her* dally up I Doeember ??. st Bat p. m. , Malta f,r Chin*. Juwin Huwall and Austrnlla. via Van ! eou.er (specially adara na sd 'il)), rios* at this office dally ut 6:30 p. m. Malls loi Newfoundland, by rall to Hal.:fa? I and thenc hv ?t-im?r. cl,se af this ?tT1c? dally at S:36 p. m. Muds 1 >r Mt,|urlon. by rall to Boston, and th?ne* I Iv st.-nt::. ? I '. ."' Bl Ihla "flee dilly et h:?? p. m. Mall* for Cuba, by rall to Tampa. Kia., and thence by ?teain?r I isallliiK Itoaday*. Thursdays ar.J Satur,la>-a?, close at this - til ??' dall) nt C.HO p. m. Malls for Mexico, overland, uni-ss specially ud-'.ressed for despatch by steamer, clo** kt this otrice oollv st S:ll0 a. m. ? !'.?? ?'.?>'??:? 1 mi, I elos-s a! 0 p. m. previous day. CHARLES w, DATTON, Postmaster. Ucligions Xotifts. AT METROPOLITAN HALL opposite Macy's. 14th-st_ no..n to-day m'-etln* will tie addressed by Rev. Dlt STUNK At s p m. C. H. VAT >? V N v. Ill conduct Ilibl* reading and answer Bible questions._ HEAB OEO. "cT NEEDHAM AND R. 8. MA^ARTHCR to-dav at 12 at Association Hal), i'kl sL Cieol* Quartet wlU sin,,-. Seat* tte*.