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Sffond Day of the Second Rrenlnr Meeting
ef the Saratoga Association.
Charming Weather, a Fast Track |
and Exciting Sport.
?i^U?t tAHTAIi
Puryear's Minnie M'nor Fiily, Brother of
Bassett, Piccolo and Arcturus
the Winners.
Saratoga, August 10,1R78.
The inn roso this morning ilka a ball i>r tiro, an<l i
those that were at the race track witnessing ttie hnrsos j
take their matttntlnul exercises prognosticated a "red
hot" day. Early rising was universal, and while old
8ol waa climbing up the east Congress Park presented
a gay appearance, as the ladies now, Instead ol stopping
in their rooms aud sending waiters out lor water,
clothe themselves in the height ol fashion and havo a
dress parade at tlio spring, Hundreds ol ladies took an
niring and the water before seven o'clock. Breakfast
over, preparations were inado lor the races, and Broadway
was husllo and conlustuu until hall past
eleven. Half an hour later and llio gland
stand was filled with beauty and laxhlon, awaiting
the sound of the bell calling tho horses to lite track.
Promptly at the time appointed lor starting tho ling
fell, and the tlrsl race began. Kour events were on the
card?tho llrst a dasn of livo furlongs by two-ycnr-olds:
llie second two miles by three-year-olds; tho third a
mile and a half, and tho fourth a dasti ot a tnilo aud a
quarter?nil ot which were ruu In Inst time and wero
c.vitingly contested hy tho horses engaged. It was a
gala raring day, and will ho long remsinbered by those
who witnessed the most exhilarating sport.
as for n purse of $400, for maidens, two-year-ohls,
ibo distance the furlongs. Knur good loosing voungitcrs
cunio to the post to contend lor the prize. These
were (ioorgo I.ongstafl's hay colt liraemor, by Warminster,
dam Invcrsnaid; T. Puryoarffc t'o.'g buy (illy,
by Narragansutt, dam Minnie Minor; 0. Mcliauicl's
chestnut h i? Sister of Ilurrv Passed Iiv I.e\ii:ctnn
clam Canary Bird, and I*. I.onllard's bay gelding
Basil, by Melbourne, .lr., dam Nellie Gray. J'uryear ft
Co.'? llllv was a great favorite over all of the others.
The colls carried 111* lbs. and tlio llllies loT lltg. The
favorite won in most excellent time, Basil second.
l'arycar'g IIIIt $300 300 360 4?o
Basil Oft tl.> 10."i lift
Braemer Iloo 2<Hi 2?ft 400
Mater ol Hansen fill .ill TO Mo
tilt: r iCK.
Furyrar's filly jumped oir with the lead, liraemer secoud,
Slater of Kassvll third, Basil lonrtb. Puryear's
Oily and Braemer were very quirk iti their movements,
tnd as they passed out ol tlio fractional track the former
led one length, Braemer second, Basil third, the '
Siater of Bunnell Having Htnmhlod ami nearly got down
on her knees Going around the turn Braemer stuck j
close lo i'urvear's lilly. and they entered the home- !
stretch without daylight between tlieni. two lengths I
in irunt of Basil, who was three lengths in advance of !
Hiaicr ot Bassett. Ilrartuer soon shut up bis running
and Basil took hts place, and the latter made a ties- '
irrato but tnellectual etiort to overtake 1'urycar's lilly
up tlio Imniestrotcli. Trie latter won the race by only ;
a length ill 1:03 V Basil was hall n dozen lengths in ,
advance ol Braemer. who wai about the same distance
abend of > stcr ol Bassett. The titno was tlio same as
was mado t?y Hhudnriuntlius on llie lirst day ol too
Ursl nice ling.
i tin: KKcnsn rack '
was the Rentier Pinkos tor three vear-olds; $100 entrance,
halt torfmt, with $1 ,oi)0 added; tue second I
torse lo receive $:'.)*> out ol the slakes; the distance
two miles. Thi? event closed with loriy-six noui.nations,
lour ot whirli came to llie post. These wero
Mr. Belmont s bay lilly Sultana, by Islington, dam :
Mildred; 11. McBaulet's bay toll Brother ot Bassett, by |
I.etington, dam Canary Bird ; P. I.orillard's cbestuut
colt Barricade, by Australian, dam l.aveudcr, and John
II. Harney's brown roll Kreilericklown. Sultana |
was the tuvorlte over tlio held. The colts
earried 110 lbs.; the fillies JUT lbs. Tho race
was a great surprise to every one on the traek and will ,
be lo every man in tin- laud, us Brother of Bassett won ;
In gallant si vie in tin- best lime ever made by n three- !
year-old colt, with 110 lbs. on ins back, beating bis
brother's time three quarters of a second. 1'hts victory
was received with voelierntts cheering by all the '
udtuirrrs ol g od racing. Vandailte, however. ei|iis|lrj
tins tiiuo at itaitimorc, in the Breckeiiridge Slake, in 1
tiik kkttixo.
Kultnna 7(M) T.'iO K'.ft .
Uroihcrolll.ixe.il.... l-'.O Js.'i gg.'i 'Jim l.ii
Harricade lib IT ) .-: > '-".si 160 .
Krcdericntown 65 60 ik'i 40
TilK RACK. .
Krrdcricktown was flret uw.iv, Barricade second, j
Brother ol ltn.-f.ett Kurd, Sultana lonrlh. As soon as
tlio homes got away lroni tho -tiud Buibcc gavu '
Brother ol Ha?ett In- hr?.| and lie da-lied lo the lroni i
mid .o<l around Hie upper lo the quarter pole lour |
lengths. Kredrrirktowu croud, one length lu advanco '
ol Barricade, who was live lengths in lroni of Suit ana. i
tlrolher of Unxclt kpl the daylight open down I III!
baikstrelch. anil people were wondering it Ilio policy
a lopicd by llinhcr, |.in he was riding under orders.
Mi-lhiniel harm; instructed In in lo "take the
track and keep ii." Iiarricade w.i' second at
tbe b.tllmilo pole, one b-tigth in Iront ol I rederlekiown,
Ihe latter ?i\ lengih- ahead ol Sultana.
Going along ihe lower turn 11 rot her of Basset! opened
the gap lo sl\ lengths, and It was then (hat Ha\ ward,
011 .sultana, began lo tlmik il nine to move up among
III-other*. At the three quarter pole the Canary Itird
colt led six leugtlis llarrieade ,-econd, one length
ahead of Krederiektown, who w is lour i ngttis ahead
ol Sultana. The horses rallied up the hoinestretrh,
I Ho pace being very ?liar[> all ihe war, ami Brother of
Hiis-etl was stih leading six lengths as lie passed
tbi judges' slan t under a |ub, making the .
liide in 1 minute and 4ti seconds, lUrrlrndc Second,
hall a length in iront of 1 rederlekiown, the latter J
two lengths in lroni of Sultana, lining into ihe ?ec
ond ni'le .-itiltun.i niedo a da-li and soon pasted Kred- j
criiktown, and ibeu Barricade, but had not dmiini hetl
the daylight that Basselt hail at the quarter pole. She
lorcixl the pace nobly dow n the barkstretrh, slniting
up the daylight at every -trtde, tint ii at the bali-uule
pole sbe was at ihe colt's tall, m> light between lliein.
Shout* lroni the Ally 's backers were liu.rd hi ail quar
ten. The other hones were tar behind and entirely
out of ilio race. Hay ward was soon discovered 1
urging the illlv ny every persuasive net, ami
Barbco was at the same linie observed gel- j
ting away gradually lroni Sultana on ihe lower
turu. By this lime they rauie broadside
to tne spectators, and it was plain (lie lllly'B chances i
were gone llasseit rsnns away Irom in r ami was
three lengths in iront as he came Into the homestretch,
lie ga)!o|>cd strong up io the stand, winning the rneo
by eight lengths in 56, which is ihe best tunc ever
made by a three-year old r.iii with iliiihs. up. king
Alphonso last year, with lis) ihs. on liia b.irk, at Louisville.
ran In ;l :i4', , but that w ir not i.nr as good as
this. 9 The Inn mile was run in 1 4'.' Tha va'ue of the ,
slakes waa ft.msi.
i'enr. Winner. Muht. ,Sb trVrs. TY?e?.
( 1870?FThqnlrcr 4 ;t.4h x.% !
1871?Harry Hat-clt 47 7
1?7'J?Jo. Ban Ida ?7 11 ;i 40 I
187S?The III (Tacit r.7 8
1874?Stampede 67 4 II
im (M ilner | P_.. ., .....
(Ozark. J u ,l 1
187#?Brother of Haste tt 4rt i 0 .75
Dead heal?divided tl?i? money
was for a purse of ?(?*> lor ill age*- to < .irrv loo lb*.,
with allowance* to mares and roiUm>r'<; the d-tamo
being one mile ami a hail. Por tut* event there were
eight starters, comprising 1. A Hitchcock's chestnut
borae Ualw??, by Concord, datn Maadtna, a years old,
1). Mcl?aniel'a cbo.-mut maro M ulge, b? Australian,
dam Alabama, 5 years old, and the Mine gen
llemnn'* chestnut mare Matt e a., by Australian,
daB Minute Mxnsiio.d, 4 year* o <1; J.'t;. Itrihnne's I
bay gelding llurgoo, by imported lltirrali dam j
Emma Downing. yenr* old A. smith's I
brown mare Inspiration, by Wirinn-tor, dam
Hophla, 5 years onl; II 1". JC (truth's bay horse
Aaron Pennington, by Tlppcr.trv, dam l.ucy Kowier, 5
year* old, and K. A. t'lahaugli's bay horse Pic-olo, hv
Coneard, dam Maudiha, A years old. MnDaniel's train
(were the tavorttes. I'tceolo second choice, Aaron Pennington
third. Durgoo lonrtti. The race a as a very
close one throughout, but particularly *o al the fini-h, I
when Pleroio tutnt Burgoo hy a short nook. The invnr. :
He the one particularly relied on to win, Maltie A.?
was never in the race, being is?t from start to Unsh.
Tilt: hi.rriNf..
lleDaniel's fl.MO i.;i? ftmi I
1'iecoio 1 ti-'A t> >& ;
Aaron Pennington "Oil T4d TU>
In-piralion o?V? '.'no
Uurgoo } 24 j oj, lOi
Ualway |
ma Rvr.
she atari was a goo.t one, Madge leading. Aaron IVn
irgton second, the ethers ?o hunched that it w is next
si impoH.ib.e to separate them, except thai Mattio A.
a a* last The horse* ran rapidly around the lower
lorn, and as they swung n'o the homestretch M.ulge
was a length in front ol Aaron lYnmngton, Piccolo
third, (ialwav fourth, luspirntton flfih. Hurgoo sixth.
Maine A. brtngint up tne rear The horse* raced
rapidly up Iho stretch, and a* they passed the stand
Madge had the bed ol it b/ onu length, Aaron Penning
ton acconrt, thro? lengths ahrnd of Inspiration, Pieeolo
nod fialway on even terms lourtli nitd tilth,
Hurgoo at x t h, Mat tie A. still seventh. Rii'tiK
nriimii the upper turn Madge kept the lead by a length,
Penington second. Inspiration lapped on hitn, with
Pircoio at Iti-4 licslt, Oalway next, Mattio A. out <>l itie
hunt. The horses passed thu ipiarier pole in the order
given above; but inauy changes took place as the
horses ran down the back si retch. As thoy passed tue
half mile pole Madge was just In front, mid that was
ud, Iturgoo second, 1 lecolo third, Inspiration fourth,
Aaron I'rnnlngtou tilth, tialway sixth. Mattio A.
seventh. On thn lower turn Inspiration, Rurgoo
u nd Piccolo took sides with Madge.
iiikI the nunrtetie ennio into the homestretch parallel.
From there to the stand the contest was,mo l exciting.
tne lust liriv yard* being a loan an-! ni'iiii contest octweeu
Piccolo ami Burgoo, tlie former winning liv a i
head. Hurgoo w is iwo lengths in ndvance of lin-pira I
lion, who had her noie in R'vaere of Madge, fiaiway '
fluh, Aaron I'en 111n^;ton sixth, Mattia A. seventh. The
Itine wiia 2:3#'4, which Is remarkably fast tune under j
any circumstances.
was for a purtia of $tKK>, lor all ages; tbp winner to tie ;
cold jI unci mo ; horses entered to be sold for $- (KM to I
carry weight fur age; (or $1,A00, allowed 7 lbs.; lor
f 1,0110, I'd lbs. ; lor fftOU, 17 lbs. ; the journey ono liiilo
ntni u quarter. There were live starters In tliis rnro,
comprising U. II. Mullen k Co.'? bay colt rapermaker,
by Hunnie Scotland, dam Maud, 4 years old. to be sold
tor foio, lot lbs. ; W. M. llill's cbosnut Ally Violet, by
Vauxhall, dam Jlnry Watson, 4 yiars old, $o00, !M lbs ;
Thomas I'urycnr \ Po.'s ebesnnl eoll Jleco, by Narraganseli,
datn Jlllietta, 4 years old, $1,000, IU3 lbs.;
T. H. ,k K. tV. Davis' ehestnut roll ltnmney, by
furies, ilain Poll, .1 years old, {l,H0A, 06 lbs . and J.
MeCoriuack'i bay colt Arctums, by I'lanet, dam Klkhorna,
4 years old, $.100. 101 lbs Mrco had the call iu
the hotting. Komney second choice, Papermaker third. |
An outsider, Arcturiis, won a capital race In very good 1
time, Itomney second.
Meco $410 1 900 000
I'aperiunker .'SO Mb 370 j
Komney ^."sj 4-To 405
Aret urns 'joo ,'i 'ii uo :
Violot 60 k'll) A5
The horses had a capital start, lfeco leading, Koinney
second, Papermaker third, Violet fourth, Arc- |
tnrus illih The horses ran rapidly up mo quarter ;
stretch, unit as they passed the Judges' stand Komney
led hall a length, Mere second, hall a lencili ahead of I
Pnnnrii.ilri.a a ?-i?a fnnpiti Vinlnl fifth. U'ifhniit
any daylight between any ol' (lieiu. Ilomuey lay in
rloso to tbo inside fence, and ko|>t Inn noso in Irunt ol !
Moon nrouud tin' upper turn, nnd .it the i|itartiT pole
he led a oi'ck. Meco second, a nock lit j
udvanru of I'apertnokor, who was ono length |
In front of Violet, Arctuitis lapped on tlto ,
latter. The horses were close to each other ,
down tho backetreich, nnd as they passed the half '
mile polo Itorrmey still hnd ? head ihe best of It. Meco
second, half a length in ir?nt ot Pnpermaker, who j
was a tteek in Iront of Arcturns. Violet tilth. U was a
beautiful struggle nil ihe way around the lower turn, i
nnd when the horses passed the three-quarter pole |
Uotuney was slightly in Iroul, with Meco, I'apertnuker j
and Arcturns side and side. As they mine into ttie
liiimeslrotch the lour horses wero as parallel as possililu.
A detcrmiued race continued up tho stroteh, 1
Arcturns nnd komney colliding at the drawgnlc, which j
Ihrew the latter out of his stride and Arcturns came 1
home a winner by two lengths, Hotnney second, two I
lengths In Ironl of Mrco, the latter ono length In advance
ol Pnpermaker, Vlolei llflli. Time, 2:11
The following are the summaries:?
Pease $400, for maiden two-year olds. Five furlongs.
T. Pnryear k Co.'g b. f., by Nsrragansett, dam Mlncto
Minor, lo7 lbs (Lakeland) 1
P. Lor 1 llard's b. g. Basil. h.v Melbourne, dr., dam
Nellie flray, 107 lbs .(Sparling) 2
George Longs 1all's li. c. llraeiuer, hv Warminster,
dam Inversoatd, 11<? lbs (Hughes) 3 |
D. Mrlhiniel's ch. f. Sister ol Bassctt, by I.exlng- |
ton, daru Canary ltird, 107 Ihs (Clark) 4 Time,
Ttn-1 K?vtier Star:-.s. lor three year-olds; $ 100 entranee,
hall forfeit, with $1.">00 added; the second
horse to receive g:tno out ot the stakes. Two miles.
Closed with lorty-six nntnlnatloiis.
D. MrDnniel'a h. e. Itrother ol flassett, by I.exlugton,
dam Canary Bird (llarbeo) 1
A. Belmont's D. t. Sultana, by Lexington, dam Mildred
(Hay-ward) 2
P. Lorillnrd's ch. c. Barricade, by Australian, dam
Lavender (Sparling) 3
John M. Harney's br. c. Fredoricktown, by Put Mallow
ilani Kale Leonard iColhnsl 4 1
Tlmo, 2,11
Till HI* HA' K.
Prase $000, for all ages; 10 carry 100 lb?., with allowances
to mares and geldings. one mile and a half.
St (I rfcrt.
K. A. Clabaugh's h. h. Piccolo, by Concord, dam
Maudilia, 100 lb* (Holloway) 1
J. O. Betbune's b. g. Burgoo, by Hurrah, dain Kmma
Downing, ft years old, 07 los (Conner) 2
A. Smith's br. m. Inspiration, by Warminater, dam
Sophia, ft years old, Oft lbs (Sparling) 3
I). McDanlol's rh. m. Madge, bv Australian, untn
Alabama, 5 years old, 9ft lbs (Dclaney) 4
I,. A. lliielieock's cb. b. (ialway, by Concord, dnm |
Maud I mi, t) years old, 100 lbs (Hughes) ft .
H. I*. McUratb's b. h. Aaron Beuningtou, by
Tipperary, dam Lucy Fowler, 5 years old, loo
lbs (Swim) 6
D. McDanlol's olt. f. Mattie A., by Australian, dam |
111nnil Mansfield, 4 years old, lift lbs... (Spilltuau) 7 i
Time, 2:38'4.
Pcrsr fftOO, for all ages; the winner to be sold at ;
auction; horses entered to be sold lor (2,000 to carry
weight lor age; (or (1.A00, allowed 7 lbs.; lor (1. Odd,
12 lbs. ; (or *ft(?0. 17 lbs One mile and a quarter.
Thomas I'urvoar A Co.'s eh. g. Meco. by Narragaosett,
dam .Inlictta. 4 years old, #1,000.(Lakeland) 3
C. It. Mullen A Co.'s b c. Papcrmaker, by Bonnie
Scotland, dam Maud, 4 years old. (ftoo.(sparling) 4 I
W M. Hill -' ch. I. Violet, by Vuu xliall, darn Marv
Watson, 4 years old, f.MO (Conner) ft
J. MeCormarkV h. c. Areturus, liy l'lanet, dam Kileborna,
4 years obi, fftoa (Huebrs) l |
T. 11. A W. It. IhiYls' cb. e. Bomney, by Curies, datu
Poll, 3 years old, $1,.V)0 (Barrett) 2
Time, 2:11 ?ePARIS
Tlio following are the amounts paid by tbe Paris Mutuelson
tbe several races: ?
First race V ftO 1
Second race ;;i) 00 1
Third rm o 10 SO !
Fourth race 38 80
RortiKsrun, N. Y., August 10, 1R70.
Tliis was tlio third day ot tbe Rochester Driving
Park races, and drew out a largo crowd, there being
from 10,000 to 12.(Mi persons present to witness the
free lor nil raro. Alter the 2 contest Green appeared j
with Lucille Golddasi, having chosen her In preference 1
in l.ula. George Voorhees appeared behind .Midge Kill- i
lerinn. The nut ideation ol Man Jl.toe's expulsion Irom
ilie IMidalo track having been received by the associ- I
ation at eleven o'cloek, Charles Marvin drove Smug- |
gler and l'ele Johnson I'odine.
In the llrst heal ltodino drew the pole. Smuggler
second place, Kullerton third and I,noil o Golddust out- |
aide. Tile stait w i* .111 even 0110 to IbdiDO'i advantage,
but liu iminedluloli went up nod loll to llio !
rejr Kullerton led ail tlio way to the ihroe-i|itnrler I
pole, Smuggler itradunlly closing tip, and during .1 mag- !
iiifleeut rate up the homestretch Smuggler pa-sed 1
Kullerton, winning ilie lo-at by near>j inn lengths, |
aniul tremendous cheering.
Tune?1 :<>"11 10 g, 2:15',.
It. the geeond he.u Smuggler was a hot favorite in
tno pools, celling at Mill, w lule the Held ild lit i lily
from 2<i to ho Knl erton was given .a poor dart and
tlie others even. At the quarter pole smuggler led a 1
length, Gnlddtist and llodltie being even lor the soeond 1
pi are. "ti the haekstreteh Kullerton nuido a trvmend. j
una s"urt. while l.ticille slippe I and lell behind. K'lller- |
toil grailu.illy elo-ed on Smugglor 10 the l.'iiuh, lint
the I.?t? r won the heat bv just about a length, Kuller- |
ton second and l.ueille Gi>ld<ttt*t a good lb Ild, -he having
troited titicIv 1 he asl hail. Ho line last. Time,
J: 1 s.
Thinl llr it.?Kullerton w.is again In the reirwlien
the word was given. Ho made a line burst, however,
on toe turn, and at the quarter wes neck
and n?ck with Undine. Stnugg or went to
the (rout at once, pro-sod by I.neHl? Gold ,
du?t, who was only a length behind hi in
at the quarter. Kullerton and Hodinc were about even, j
s length behind l.ueille. The race between them w is a !
tine one. l.ueille gained sotnewh it on Smuggler on
the third quarter. I'he stallion w as equal to the oeca- j
*ion, however, and won easily tn X in .,
Ai the conclusion ol the race Smuggler was pre
rented by Mr Whitney, on behalt ot the ladies ot Itovhester,
a spb ndid wreath 01 (lowers.
Mr. P.mford's Mate Un shed sixth in the Goodwood
Stages, run Jn'y 2'>, not 271b, as previously announcrd.
Kor the Goodwood Cup, run .Inly 27. led won by
New Holland, "V.gilanl,"'ol theloidon Sportsman,
July says:?"I'lint 1'reakness was second best lor
the Goodwood Clip I have uot the least doll tit, for
Arelier oa-cil to pvrsrv.ro w itli hltn when lie lound
ll.ifl lie eoul I not overhaul New Holland, and as Temple
It.ir nni-lie.l 11 Iront ol the American l.ord .Ihoshury
became entitled to I lie #.'>00 lor l lie" second hor.-e. * * *
Presknc -. who was r ddeti without spur*, rati a good 1
race, and should be show lor the Krigbton t' 11 ( (tor
? tneli he walked over) lbs ce it test will be most Inlet atlag.
* * * Included among 1 large levee present to
see I'reakness .addle,! was Mr. >anb>rd, lier owner,
wlio srr.icd in K.ng'.md Irom Ainern. i on Saturday
last. A more improved burse, eomparvd with the ,
appearance the transatlantic horse has presented when '
1.fought mil lur previous rices situ his arrival ir. Ihe '
rnotnT lout.trt lint *et'lom uvea .n.pn, tor Millionth
In* -liort, ihKK nnk g.ivr one i( llr*l ?t^hl >iD itnprpr I
ion Hint hr w m not him vol ready lor mi-U 11 rare n? I
tliit tor unti l) 110 w.i* being prrpnrptl wtirn wocinie
to tamitic 111in cIo?piv no - xr-rptntn rnuld l?o tnk.-n to
lit* Inoka, itt'l tni-ro l? m> donl'l that ho had rectivpd .1
really trno<i and ?ottna pro; ration it iho limit of im
tremor, l.ttilrtleld."
tin I.iiixIoii Mftnr'my Ttrnf, July 10. hut the follow.
iiir rof'Tonro to PrrnkneM' perlorinmr<* lor theOnod.
wood Cup ?' l're?lcnc*?, tl.iitigti In- r.<t well, it it now
Olittr t.? no 11* it Ho in.clil |H*r' tp.? have done i little
liptti'r w tili i ?tn>it^ on ii"y iikoCti?ianpp in thr *.ol.l)i,t
nnd thl* in nil Mini can be mild ot linn. Hrrr, ?t'm
other plucM, lip arcmpil want the net .'?i"try di?h !
finish, and the mntiicDl Hint lit* m.idc Ills tinilicnsc be
was dttue Willi. "
I The yarhts Madeleine anil Conntcaa of DolJerln
were towed to ibo starting point lor iba Qoncn's Cup
[ raro yestordny afternoon, so there Is not likely to bo
any delay in sending them off at the appointed hour
this morning. Several public sloamors will accompany
the yachts ever the course, among them being
tlio Cyclops, Plymouth Rock and Long Branch. The
Regatta Committee has Issued tho following sailing directions
: ?
Pmn.tT, August 11, 1S7A.
The start will be a Hying one, and tho tuou ol each
yacht will he taken us she pusses between ttie Now
York Yacht Ulnb House, Stapleton, 9. I., and tbo judges'
steamer, the tV. K. (iladwlxh.
rbo signals lor starting will ba given from the Judges'
steamer as lollows:?For a preparatory signal, one
uios-i i iuu Miiiiu wuintin, aim me signal Ol mo am
Vork Yacht Club signal will bo lowered ton tnluules
later; lor the vac tits to cross the lino the satno slgn
ils will be repeated. Fifteen minutes will be allowed
after the gccoD'l signal for tlio vacbts to cross the Hue,
1110 lorinmaiion ol which will ho marked by a third
whistle ami lowering ot the club signal.
The race will ho sailed over thu regular inside
course of the New York Yacht Club, the time nl the
finish being taken as the yachts pass between thu
Judges' steamer ami buoy 15 on tlio West Hank.
O. L. H.AliillT,
Chairman R.gutta Committee New York Yacht Club.
roTtiiiKKKi'siB, N. Y., August 10, 1870.
Alter nearly thrco days of calm weather the long
talked of match race between the sloop vacht Susie S.,
ol Brooklyn, and tho W. K. Brown, of Newbttrg, came
off this afternoon over a twenty mile courso in Newburg
Bnv. II. I'. Brown, ot New York, and James
Lennox, ot Brooklyn, wcro tho judges and J-'rank
B ites, of Brookly n, was referee. Tlio hotting had all
along been even and It wns tho same to-day.
At half past four o'clock P. M. a fresh brecro camo
up from thosouihwcst and theyachts wore ordered to
get ready. After tho preparatory signal* tho signal
lor starling was given, and the Susie S. shot across tho
lino at 5h. Im. As , the Brown following at 5h. 'Jin.
and both stood to the eastward. Tho wind was freshening
all the time, and soon after leaving tho lino tho Sijsio
8. was a quarter of a inile to tho wimlwnrd ot her rival,
but the latter was doing (lnelv. On the long tack to tlio
southwest for the New Windsor stakeboat tho Brown
seemed to gain just a little. In thu lower linv the wind
blew hard, and the Brown's big sail kept her well j
down nearly all the tune, lier crew handling tho sandbags
lively. At ah. 28m. Ills, the Suslo 8. turned tho
New Windsor stukebont, tho Brown following at 6h.
Sum. 5s., having gained thrco seconds ou the .Susie.
On the Judges' boat a hundred ot two dollars wero
ollercd ou tho luticr, but thcro woro do takers.
The race buck to a point ofT tho starting boat was
with jibs ballooned, the crows ot both bouts standing
up, catching all of tho southerly gale they could.
Half way between how I'ouil and Kishkill no one
could truthiully sav that either boat had game t
an inch. TUe l.ow I'otnl buoy showed that a strong
ebbtide was rnnumg. llotli of iho racers carried a
hone in tliuir teeth, and the sea was rising. At the
l.ow l'olut Stakeboat at'VOtl miles and a hull of the
course had been sailed over, the Susie .S. turning the
stakeboat Hint at tlb. Kim., and tho llrown nt tih. 14m.
112s. I'lio latter iiiado a splendid turn, and the figures j
sliowcil that she hud gained seventeen sec onds on iho
Susie from tile start.
Now the race was to windward again, and when both boats
stood ou lliu starboard tack the llrown took
knock down alter knock down, iostug her leet much
easier than the mimic 8. because ol ber Immense
Bull, notwithstanding alio had sixty-two snndbags
and twelve men on huurd, and the Sus.e S.
only forty-live sandbags ana eleven men. /lie Susie
was outpointing Iter. The wind was tucroas tig all tliu
lime, ami all tho tunc the Susie was showing superior
speed utnl seagoing qualities, oil KisUkill cock, ou her
way to the New Windsor stakeboat lor the Inst litiio,
the Susie hint doubled the gap between her and her
rival boat, .lust bolore she reached tho stukeboal she
ran fur to the eastward mid lost several lengths by it.
However she rallied llnely, and wheu she went around
iho sou dashed clear ever her. She headed up the river
ou the turn at "It. 12m., the llrown at Tb. 1 Sui. 22*,
and both stood oil be I ore the gale to the eastward, with
ina.nbcioms out-board uud jibs ballooned once more.
It was getting dark and the judge s' boat bad to follow
them close.y. Tho idiste S. turned lbs l.ow i'oiut
stakeboat tor the Inst time at 81c. 45s. The Drown ,
turned It four minutes and two seconds later. .Soon I
alter turning the llrown appeared to be partially ills- '
ubicd, and it was supposed her jtu was carried away.
The lug Heoic went to tier a-.-isiance alter the 8ueie "s.
had uiacle tl.o tlutsh. Tho Susie S. made the fluish at
8h. bkni. 15s., and llio llrown crossed the hue with
reeled mainsail and housed jib nt 9h. 24m.
The Brown partv wul claim tliut the su*ia S. fouled
the New Windsor stakct>oat and eurried away the llsg.
hut probably the claim wilt not to- allowed. Toe juuges
have already awarded the $50) cu|> to the Susie ?.
Tbshton, August 10, 1476.
The annual regatta ol the Trenton Yacht Club was
sailed to day. A large scow, towed by a tug. and
crowded with country people wild with excitement to
witness the race, loit the wharf at one o'clock and arrived
at the course some two boars before the start.
At three I'. M. there was a licht wind blowing and ibe
yachts were signalled to get under way. Only lour were
entered. The course was Irom the steamboat wharf to
l'erriwtg, three times around the buoy, a distance ol
flliecu mile's. At the start iho Nellie led the way, with :
the Centennial second, Hippie third and Boyd ion rib.
The Nellie was ahead at tbc cud of each lap, and the
yachts came in at the llui.-li iii the following order:?Nellie
ilrst, Hoyd second, Hippie third. Centennial lourth.
lliu banks ol the Delaware woro lined by enthusiastic
spectators, who cheered loudly at ibo tcrniiuaijuu ol
the race. Tbu winning yacht received a hoc silk ensign.
The yacht Madeleine, N V. Y.C., Commodore If. J. 8. i
T) ,<-L-1. i-ci ,n mm I'llv l.l.n.l'nr V...1 Vn.L- il.n vii<kl '
Uypsic, N.Y.Y.C., Mr. II. T. Livingston, from Newport
lor N?w Vork, passed Whitcstone yesterday.
The yacht Nellie, previously reported at anchor oil
llio Hkhai.d station, was lowed to Now York yesterday
To-morrow a grand amateur regatta will take place i
011 the Passaic river at Ruthcrlurd Park, in wlixli
number ot pmmincut rowing clubs bare been invited
to participate. The regalia will bo rowed under 1110
rule.- 01 the National Association ot Amateur Oarsmen. '
The races and prises will lie:?K<>r the single scull
shells, a gold bulge; lor pair-oared gig", a tct ol colors;
and lor four-oared shells, a set ot colors. The racing ,
will oommeice it two o'clock, sharp. In conscifuenco
ol the number of entries the races, in all probability, i
will la: rowed in im e ueiiis. Tlio billowing are tbe rutries
fbr too various event*:?
siv;i,k set 11, sun.! a.
ti. I?. Small. T. K. Kownley, W. M. Conger, and <?.
Clark, ?>; the I'riton iloit i luo. N'cwars; iteorge Plume
and K. It. Kortmeyer, ol llie Pasyiuc llomt'luh, Ni w.ul?;
.1. A. it. Punning and J. W. Adam-, of the llysi.r II ..it
Club, Newark; c. While, ol the Aei|iiuvKaii?ck itowiUR
C.uli, Hassan ; C. K. Naailuiig and k. 11. WcIpIi, hi llie
(inm rcy Boat Club. llarlem; II. McQueen, ol tbu At
lunllu ih'at Chili, ilobokeo; .1. Young, of the Kuroga
P.oal Club, Newark: W. H Johnson, ol the Atlrlptn
Rowing Club, Peterson; and .1. King-land, ni the
Nereid lloat t luh, f ranklin. N. .1.
I'AIH-OAKKU uii.a.
Viking lioat ('lub, Kl.r.abeib, N. -I.?C. II. Wandell
and C. 11. K. ilalsey; colors, red and white.
NattnHls float C'nili, New York?Pavid Itoarhe and
William Welrli; colors, light and dark blue.
Ai'J'iaeKaiiock lloai Club. I'assaic, N J.?IV. il'.ele
and K.'llieij; colors, navy blue
Myslic lloat Ciub, Newark. N. J.? It W. Adarei and
J. A. II. Punning; roans, gray.
Triton lloat Club, Newark,' N. J ?H. S. Trnaz end
Atlantic Boat Club. llobok"n, N. J.?I). McQueen anil
J. Ilryson.
Dauntless Boat Club, linrlein?C. K. Knappand W. (I.
Demeresl; color*. blue, w ith white airipo.
i.rsmefcv Uoai Club, llariem. N. 1?A. Illaseman
It It M ilia.
KnrtAa Boat Club, Newark, N. .1,?T. Vountj and J.
Aiigdmau, color-, red and white.
rocn oAttku siif.m?
Kureka Bent Club, Newark, N. J.?J. Young. bow ; \Y.
Rynw, second; I'. Young. third, not J. Angiiinan,
atrokr; col is, rod and white.
Hsyonne Boat Club, llayontie, N. J.?I. I. Bo.ich,
bow; r.. I. tc aw, avcond; T Meltun, third, and W, K.
Van Buakirk, stroke; colors, blue.
lruoit lloat club. Newark, N. J. ? 5*. A Smith, bow;
M. I*. Havre, second; A. It. Prmeroy, th rd, air I II. U.
Traux, stroko; colors, erim?oo.
Reveral bun irert spectators were s?<<omblrd al tho
I'tnon (Sronnd. Williamsburg, yesterday aiternoon to
wiine-s the tlfih gime of the championship series between
lhe Motii il* and Athletics Ihe l.tiier were in a
crippled condition having no catcher. Alter several
triillle-A eftoris to get reliet ainnnc the amateurs they
secured the services ot Mr. Phelps, the gate lender,
but as ho was not in pixytug condition ha Batfo about
GUST 11, 1876.-WITH SU
flflran rrrom, a cumber of wblrh were eery damaging
to the Athletics. Tito ti<llo?rin( la the arore:?
lxf. ?(t ;w. ith. Sth. Of A. 7M. m. 9th.
Molnal 3 l> 0 1 0 1 I 1?1
Athletic 01003310 0?7
At Cincinnati: ?
laf. ill. HJ. ilk. Sth. Of*. 1th. 8th 0th.
| Chicago 3 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0?8
i Cinclntinti 00000000 0?0
At l.ouisvillo:?
laf. 2<f. 3d. ilk. Sth. 8/A. "th. 8th. 9th.
| St. I.oil's 0 110 3 0 00 0 0?2
| l.ouisvillo 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0?4
To-day tlio Mutual* and Hartiords pluy on tbo Union
| Ground.
.Suiton, of the thiol ihs, has signed articles of agrecmeul
with the Hustons lor 1877.
Detaclimor.is from the regiments of the Eleventh
brigade, Second division, mustered at Creedmoor for
rillc practice In the third and second classes yesterday.
Tlirce.hundrcd nnd forty men paraded from the Forty
aevonlh. Twenty-third nnd Tlilrty-fecond regiments,
i They were distributed as lollowa:?Twenty-third, 110;
Thirty-second, 122, and Forty-seventh, 99 men.
j The third class practice commcncod at the 100 yards
range about ten o'clock and terminated at the I'd
yards by the qualifying ol llfty-lour men of the
Twenty-third regiment, forty-seven of tlio Thirty-sen.
! ond and llliy-one of (he ninety-nine scut out by the
Forty-soveuth regiment. The day was favorable lo
guild shearing, the temperature being moderate
. and only a slight wind blowing down the range, not
strung enough lo have much effect in changing the
direction ol the hnlleis at short ranges, llie billowing
. are ihe totals of those who qaalMled to shoot for
marksmen's badges by making twenty live and upward
j at 300 and 40<> yards. '
Colonel Ward 36 Corpora! Freld .1.8
1 ' ..III.I..HI lira** .'HI
j I'rtruto ltlooi 20 I.leiiiouaut Volok -' >
Private Hrujig 28 Private Thomas 20
Captain (Jaylor. 33 Private Italloy. 37
j Private Kelly 31 Private Scull 2">
' Private Mollinaii 32 Lieutenant Hodman... 27
sorgentit Whitley zd Corporal F.doy 31
i Sergeant Parker 31 1'ilvaio Downs 31
i I.loutoiiuui Condon.... 20
! Private Schrack 28
Colonel 11. C. Ward, ol Iho Twenty-third, was in roinninnd,
an 1 Cnplnln Trusloe mm odder ol iho day.
Major Manning wiis the inspector ol rifle practice.
'The lenifl ol iho Twenty-third and Forty-seventh
regiments, several of ivlncb huvo been crt-cied on the
range, were opened with a litlio celebration by tilo
olliccrs uml members ol the two regiments.
Wasujnuto*, August 10, 1870.
The commtltee of gentlemen reeenily appointed to
endenvor to arrange Tor a milch to bo ,-llul in this city
by ttie English. Scotch, Irish, Australian, Canadian and j
American ride loams, alter they shall twee shot lor the i
Centennial badgp at Crcedmoor, New York, in Soplomber
next, hold a moating last night, at which it was j
stated by one ol tbo members ol the committee who
hud visited New York lor the purpose ot getting iho I
captain of the American team, on iho subject, that the
American team toll itsell authorized to make tho engagement
lor all the teams to visit Washing! ju to par- |
Uclpato in a match IT iho ptopcr inducements were
undo from hero. The views ot Major Fulton uud the j
American team have been obtained us to what tho tu- '
duccmunts should be, and a committee of gentlemen
will ip a tew days present a proposition to the citizens i
ol tho lhstrict lor ibcir action.
Don O'Lcary keep? bravely on at the arduous task ;
which ho has undertaken, to walk 500 miles within six
daps. A band of music is now in attrminnco during
the evenings, and the number of spectators has increased
considerably >ince Monday night. O'l.enry lctt
the track on Wednesday night at six minutes to twelve
o'clock, and resumed his tramp at tlttcen minutes past
two A. M. yesterday, lie started off at a twelve-niinuto
pace, and when on his 253th mile reversed his order of
circuit. He toon found, however, that the change was not
advantageous. and, after two or three laps, returned
to the original way. Alter his 25?th mile he took a
rest of 2Sm. 22s., after which ho walked until he accomplished
2T2 niib-s. This was soon after seven
o'clock A. 11., and he then partook of hi* breakfast,
which consisted of broncd chicken, eggs, toast and
lea. He has given up the practice of letting champagne
at interval-, and u now conuncd, in
the matter of drink. to sberrr ami <-gg.
weak tea and 1 rue water. He w.s anvoas to
make lou miles by three o'clock yesterday aPernoon,
but failed by hity seromls At eighteen in nuic* alter
five lie enj'iye J a good supper aDd an i.our'n rest, and
jii Dtly walked until half-j?a?t eleven, at which
tltua lie w.u five lin es ahead of his ached' I" lime.
1'unng ti.e evening he seemed somewhat silff in his
movements, hot t.vid he leit perfectly ?reh and ***
confident of success in the great undertaking. 11 is
32Mb miie wa? walked in km. 'Jos. Tnat time ne has
N-atcn but once duringshe entire trial. He intend* to
b- at eight miuutea before ne stops.
The billowing is a summary ot yesterday's walk up
to ten I'. M.:?
//. V. .s.
Started at 251 miles at 2 11 20 A. M.
Accomplished 200 miles at 5 41 50 A. M.
AccuiiipitsUed 2To miles ai 7 02 30 A. M.
Accomplished 2S0 miles at 9 47 12 A. M.
Accomplished 290 iit'les at 1 11 04 P. M.
Accomplished 300 in:!' s at 3 00 50 P. M.
Accomplished 31t> miles at 5 H 04 P. M.
Accomplished 320 miles at 8 12 13 1*. M.
Accomplished 310 miles at 10 03 49 1*. it
A horticultural exhibition will be given at fiilmore's
Garden during ihe month of September by tho New
York Horticnltur.il Society. Tho display, it is said,
_, ! K? ..lulmr iln '..ru ill.mlil/.l l?
SavaSXaII. tin., August 10, 1878.
The following is from the crop trport of tho Cotton
E.xelinngo lor July:?
Okoroia?One hundred and threo replies from
flfty-.-cven coumlem, under dates ranglug Irom
July 28 to August 3. Tho weather has bo,n
Tery warm and dry dnrtng the past month, which
for cotton may Ic construed as favorable. In
nimo localities there are complaint? ol too milch rain.
Tlie reason so far has boon more favorable tli in last.
Stands of cotton bavo generally been good, better th in
last year. The plant is forming, blooming nnd boiling
well, with somo eomplaiofs ol too much weed. The
condition of ttie crop * good. It is from a week to leu
days Inter ill in last year, hut clctrer of graas, and generally
hi a more satisfactory condition. In Southern
and Southwest Georgia there arts complaints of rus;
I and caterpillar, and wu may expect some damage tliero
I irom these sources l-'nuu I'pper Georgia tho reports
ot ilic gta-ahnppcr* uro general. So inr. ttieso pests,
1 except mi u lew instances, liavn not attacked the cot to"
lielUs. Still lurmers are in dread tha'. tliey will turn In
and destroy the crop at any inomeut.
Tiimipa?twenty nine replies from ftlleen eonnt'es,
tinder thiies ranging from July '^3 to August 3. The
weather until the JOih of July was too dry and hot.
Seasonable showers then set in which unproved ilio
condition ot ttm ptani. tin the whole, the season has
been more larorable than last year. 1 lie stands of
cotton are good; belter ibail last ymi The plant is
i.ow lormitik'. blooming and boiling well, though It had
' a set buck irorn a spell o! extremely dry weather.
' Tlie present condition ot the orop is lavor.uile, though
it la critical. A vield ol frotu ten |o twenty per cent
over Inst year is expected. There are complaints ot
rust Irom the light pino lands, und oi caterpillar Irom
the rich bottom lands Tho amount ot dauiago Iliore
depends upon tho character of the weather during
bis month.
Norpik.k, Yu., August 10, 1S7B.
The Cotton Exchange makes the following report of
the rendition ot the cotton crop for July:?
trom sixty replies received from twenty-eight conntics
In North Carolina niul lour in Virginia this report
Is compiled. Ten rp|K>rt tho weather very favorable;
8 the weather hns been exceedingly hot and dry; tho
weather hot nod dry until about tho 24tbof July,
since which timo they have had frequent rains, and 2
cotnptaln that the we ithor turned too cold; 22 report
the weather more favorable than last yrnr, 14 about
equal and 24 less favorable; lb report the stands much
better thau last rear, X\ equally as good mid S not so
good, though ot fair average; 0 report tho plant a*
forming, blooming and boiling better than lor years
past, Art equal to l?s; year. 2 report shedding and A not
lornitng or blooming well; 24 report the general condition
of the crop good and hotter tnnn last year, 12 condition
not good, weak, being very small, and tho appearance
ol rust caused oy excessive rains. All
report, with few exceptions, tbo crop lietng lanl by in
a good he.iltny condition, clear ol grass and weed*,
though rather smaller in grow lit than last year. One
countv reports the appenrsitco of lice, and one county,
having sintered so much from the draught, I0?y do not
expect to make more than ball a crop,
Interesting Chat with Dion
What He Thinks About the French and
the English Stage.
Loxdox, July 28, 1878.
If I wore united to couut on tny ton fingers ibo very j
cleverest mou I bad ever met Dtou Roucicsult would |
be one of tliem. Pooplo may say what they pleaso
' about blm, but 1 know that as a host be Is bouutoously
hospitable and that as a companion bo has lew
equals. Ills conversation Is a bappy mingling of
I French epigram with Irish Humor, and when lie meets
a Too worthy of his steel bo is as Interesting as ono of
: bis best comedies. His lutcllootual "appointment*"
j are complete. Ho keeps his braius so well groomed?
I If 1 may be allowed tho expression?that their re|
flexion cronies a healthy mo'lul friction. At least
such Is (ho effect produced upon mo, and IT my gossip
Is devoted to lloucloault don't be surprised. I passed
yesterday inoruing in his Regent street study, which
will soon know bun no morn, as ho sails for America .
on the 29th of July. Mrs. ltouclcuult lias decided to '
1 reside hereafter in Koualnglon. It will bo good news ;
to this charming lady's transatlantic friends to learn J
i tliat lior health I* much bettor than It has been since i
her great nfllictton, and that she Is beginning to look j
like her lortuer sell.
Alter illtrniilnfr llin milvnrtn wuh \tr Ttoiirirnnlt 1
; said:? "Glittering generalities aro all very well, but |
| (ell mo nliuul yourself. There is nothlug so Interesting j
as following the career of a successful artist. First, o!
I course, you were bore?when ? '
' Hk?Iu December, 1822.
1?Were you educate! lor your present profession?
11k? No, indeed, studying first with a private tutor,
I thou wont to tho I.ondon rulverslty and finished my
' education at the Dublin University. Mathematics were
ray forte, nnd you behold a civil engineer manqui.
I?Why did you renounco engineering?
Hk?For tho etmplo reason that I determined to be a
1?Did you inherit your penchant lor the stago ?
Hk?Possibly. My mother's brothers, George and
Charles Darter, were both dramatists. (Jeorgo Durloy
was the Browning of his (lay. 1 mean by this tbat he
wrote well, hut without any Idea of stage efloets. I
think I acquired the 111 will of both my uncles by calling
them "unactable dramatists."
wiibm iii dboan to writs.
1?At what ago did you begin to write?
Hk?At sixteen. My first pieeo was "Vapoleon's Old
Guard," my second the farce of "A Lover by Proxy,"
and If von need to learn that God helps those who
help themselves take a lesson from me. Mathews was
then in power, and to him 1 submitted the larce, which
ho promisod to road. 1 called ou him several limes,
bat, of courso, did not succeed in getting an au Hence.
Ftunlly I caught him dining and was admitted to his (
presence. "Ah, young man,1'ho said, "you wialt to
know my verdict on your farce* It Is promising;
in fact, clevor; but I can't produce
It at preseut, lor my timo Is fllled
up. However, If you caro to leave it I'll see
what can be done hereaiter. There are good points in
Harry Lawless. It 1 bad a part like that in a live act
play I'd jump at it." Welt, I knew that Mathews had
not the remotest idea of bringiug out my faroo, but 1 ;
saw light in bis remark regard ug a five net play. 1 !
went home and began ''London Assurance" and in six
weeks completed it. This was in March, 1841, at the
age of eighteen. Again I want to Mathews aud showed
him the comedy. "l>ut I ordered no comedy," be exclaimed.
"1 am aware ol that." 1 replied.
"You did say, however, that if you bad
a part tike Harry Lawless in a "five act
comedy you'd jump at it. I've written such a character
lor you. "VVbat'.'1 he cried, 'do you mean to say
you've written a live act comedy in fix we-eks. and on
my su.-tesiion?" "Y?x" Mr |*f*r?r?nw so sslouiniea
Maihewa that his lndi3er? toe tarx'-d to iniertbl.
He read "l.'mdon Assurance. accepted It. :/ttd
when I read it to the aciors oi ?wrest harden Mine.
Vestrts was so pleased (Sat she csuie to is* saj Tip.
Whatever may be the public Vsrdict we <-e: .-ere t: at
you have written a .-real comedy.'"
I?What was the original eastl
He?Surely you ought to remember. It is printed in
the hook Karruu, Hartley, Mathews, Anderson, Harder.
Kecley, Mine. Ves ris, Mrs. Nesblt uud Mrs. Humley.
I ?Then much o( the success was doe to writing
parts suited to I lie actors who Oiled Itnrn ?
II k?Certainly. I studied tbt* tmiii' Dse group of !
actors; 1 siw wuat they could do. anu Utted litem like
a giow.
I ? Is this the reason why you made ?race Ilarkaway |
1 snrh a naraby pa to by creature ?
Ha?Vet; Mme. Vestria waa charming a* a singer,
hlie would nave been unruen-o in oj* rrt buujff. but
wlb-n it eame to high conr-iy she lacked the necessary
i quaiiOrations, and 1 cave her ns little to do us possible.
1?Then you believe in tillItiK |?la> to players rather
I tinsn ntakiua players lit Into piuys r
He?Assuredly 1 do. Two years after the produc;
t'on ot London Assurance," 1 wrote "Old Heads and
; Youiig Hearts.'' Tne actors wore nty inspiration. It
: wns tins same Inspiration thul impelled atiakrepeare
I and Muhcre. Shakespeare the actor wroie lor his
, actors. Ihi you tbiuK I'd have written "Hip Van
[ Winkle"'but "lor-lerterson. or Sir Charles Coldstream
hut tor Charles .Mathews?
1?Did you go upon the stage because /on loved It?
He?No. 1 became engaged to an uetresa and went
1up< li the ?tago telore 1 married her because I thought
it manlier to do so
1?ilow old were vou?
1?Then you <io not belong to the school of critics j
thai think n > one oan snrevd on tho stago who does 1
not adopt it In childhood f
lit: ? Ihe more cultivated intellect yon briug to the
Hinge the better, and uo euucatiou can appro ich coinplcltou
uudcr twenty. No child ol'mioo should go upon
the stage under twenty-live.
I?And pray what do yon couaider tho absolute
requisnes lor histrion c success?
Hr.?K.rnt, you must have a sense of humor. Through
humor you get pathos, as by light you obtain iilmdc.
j Pathos is a negative quality. Secon'lly, you mint possess
the power o! vocal inflexion. Y it must he able to
express shade* oi feeling. To make a great actor you
must understand the dilleremo between violence aud
| intensity, between hutTootiery and comedy. The sen-e
i of humor will teach you detiniiion ol character, ,
wh'ch is but a complication oi humors. You i
| may toaeh a m-tn the principles oi perspective,
you tn.iy teach him the propoi nuns o! tho hnui.au I
j tigtirr, you may teach him how to nnx his colors, hut |
' lie will sever l?o a p unier wiihout the aoi.ee of art ]
which is genius. Mechanism Is hut the means to an
arc Wo have loads oI iicors but lew souIm, line n the
drenry condition ot the Kngiuh stage. Kveu the
Kreuch have lost their soul, .vil that is left m lucrhan
Ion. French aetor.s are powerlul In declamation, but {
! they r.u longer touch. , i
1?1 hen II a body has no sense of humor inu?t he '
give up the Idea ol being an actor?
11k?Yea. From that otte quality all the others nro |
derived. There must bo the power ol inidation, lor all
actors aro monkeys.
I?What are ihc physical requirements?
liic?There arc none You tiny lie as tail as Sa'vlnl,
as short as Kdniund Kvau. or as ugly as Maercady.
Tits grenlesi dramnllc genius has r.trely l>oon allied to
groat beauty. Kachel was inn omm- niy ugly as a girl.
Mrs. Kee.ey looked like u monkey. Helen r'aucll wm
by no means alluring. Sarah Itermiardi. whom all
, parts is going mad ahoul, Is a skeleton She lias made
; bones la-dilonablo. I ahould le ir lo touch her lest sue
1 should rattle. No, ho. Depend upon it, beauty is not
a dramatic necessity. Il you pos-cs It ho inueb the
i belter lor you, but don't nelu !o yourself iulo thinking 1
i tlinl it lakes the place ol the ossentml qualillcanon. |
1?r?nl yu study acting In-fore nuking your tlrsl
uppcuranee ?
Ha?No; I made my debut without preparation in
! May. 1V>J. on the l.ondon st igo, belure tho Queen and
I in the lantastto three act melodrama of "The VnmI
pyre.'' Yon know the story. The Vampyre preserves
Ins Itfo from generation to generation by killing virgins |
an.I sin king their life blood, first he is a Puritm soldier.
loo years later he Is a conn physicmu under
l.oula XV., 100 years later atill he ia a Jesuit priest.
My "make-up" was corpse-like. I plated this one
part most successfully for two months aud then went to
America. Yon wnll prqh ibly bo surprised w hen I tell
you that front 1W.YJ to 1800 I acted hut two years in ah.
I?In what rote*.*
Hk?Uriiiialdl, Sir Charles Coldstream, the old
mall IB "Panvrelie;' Nan* itnhib in "Jcasio rtrown," \
in the "Octoroon" aii<1 in "Mllce No Coppaleen." I 1
starred from the beginning and 1 hcrnme the acknowl- ,
cd e?l irishman nml Frenchman nf the singe.
1?How wu it that you finally reduced yourself to
H>?Pure accident. I had written a play fur I.nnra
Koonr. c.illed "Vanity Fair,'' which ?as not attractive,
an l, having six weeks mure to aci, I gave myself ten
d*ys lo snpiily a nnrolty. 1 eoitled upon the "Colleen
Huwn.'' A? 1 wrote the scenery was painted. Art ijret
was rehearsed while I wro'.eari a-aonrt, and act ?erond
went Into the .iciors' hands while 1 was engaged upon
act third. Hie drama was not ncreph-d hy New York.
; critira na esirnordinary, and I little dreamed that
I It meant a revolution. ' Arrah-nn-l'ogue" followed in
< 1801k In lsdi I snid nothing about it puhltcly, hut I
j retired iro.n the stage, and, had it not hcen n>r the
; advice of manager-, tn retirement I should have roj
untitled. Urged hy them Mr* llouclCAUlt and 1 rt>|
turned to America In 10T0. Around the lllbo
ranged Iho MM Of my p!? v*. Am on*
them was "The citiaughraun, which I had la
mv mind but of which 1 had not wrltiau a nuo. My
engagements id ls7ti wero Intended to bo my farewell
ol lite siuge, but on completing "The Sbuughraun" [
had a new in-pinhon, and ruy success n Conn la nom
keeping me ooforo ibe public as on actor.
1 ? Mow uiauy plays have you written?
Hk?Between three and tour huncre<l, a large namber
of whn h arts adaptations. One year I translated
between forty and fifty plays. 1 never trauslatod
liternlly. 1 icad a page and then dictated to a
short-band writer whatever thu French piece sugyesied
to mo. I barely lived by tbia sort
or work. Do you think I did it front
choicer I ascribe Ibe decadence of the Bttglish drama
to iho IdvshIou of French plays Irotn 1S44 to 18601
Thou l.ondou managers, who had depended on Balwer,
Kuowlea. Tallourd, Douglas Jorroid aud others, found
that thev could take the cream ol the French stage,
gel the lu'bt pieces trait-dated ami incur little or no risk
ol success. TDese pieces coal them $.60 or $100,
whercus the same kind of work, written hy Kulwvr
cost iliein $6,000 at least. So wbon I look a flvo act
comedy to the Huymarkct I was offered for It a sum on
which it waa impossible to live. Thus the Bug.
lish dramatist was starved Into compliance and
became a translator. 1 recolvod $260 for an adaptslion.
Deprived ol sound English characters our actum
were called on lu depict the milk-and-water couveotiutial
puppets of iho French stage. Tbo Krotcl
dramatist bus art and passionate dialogue, bat bo hat
liltle pouor of evolving character. How many charao
tor# survive of the French drama of tba iaat bit]
yean? I mean grout typos of character, such as ilo
litre Invent*! in the "TiirtulTo" and the "Mlsanthrope"?sucu
characters as abounded in our drama
lists Buy years uga.
I?W ith this (uith, what will you do In tbe'future? }H
Hr?Keep on with the Irish drama and writo a tlv<
net comedy of the school ol MoIm''re.
I?Thou" you liitvu not doue your host because yot
knew ii would not puy V
Hi:? Precisely. Several years ago I gave a dinner ts
a number ol literary men. among tlietn Charles Dick.
ens. Wo got on this very subject, and I maintained
that plays succeeded in the tiiverso ratio ot their merit.
Dickon* did not agree trim met Very wen." l said,
' I'll prove it. I'll writo three dramas, one of
high, ono of middle, one ol low life. They shall be
produced in London simultaneously, and tbe worst will
be the great success. " I wrote "Hunted Down," "The
Long Strlfco" (which Dickens pronounced my
heat drama), and "the Flying scud." See
the couse()uencua "Hunted Dowd," an epigramm
itic plav. In which my wite and I
appeared. was a Inilurc. ' llio Long Strike" was a
tiindcruto success, while "The Flying Scud," produced
ut i ho Holboru Tbcutrc with a scratcu company, ran d
year! Now I'll toll you an anecdote. 00 the revival
ol "London Assurance" lit iho t'rincess' tour ycurt
ago 1 sai in a private box with a critic, who uirnod M
moat the end ol iho third act, say lug, -*W by don't
you writo soinethmg ol this sort, now?" "Hurt?
years ago," 1 replied, "I wrote this very play, and a
low day s alter appeared an nrtido In a leading journal
tu which the public wore attacked lor tolerating such s
tissue of rubbish, hut the writer consoled hitusull will
the retleel ion thai smd public would recover us sense*
and t e play would retire into an obscurity Iront which
it siiould never have emerged. That was the criltciaiu,
attd you wroio it!"
1?What answer did your Irtend make ?
Hr?What could lie" answer f Nothing. But b*
want home and told another trteud thut 1 bad nursed
this grievance lor thirty years; watching lor au opportunry
ol retaliating. Tnal's the sort ol man 1 am.
However caustic the criticisms on limit Boucicnult
and whatever may ho the amount of justice contained
In them, ti a undeniable that lor thirty-five years be
has not only bold tho command o( the English stage,
but has so filled it that ilio middlo period ol tills century?Irom
to 1875?exhibit* no other figure of
great prominence. Ho Is the only drutiiatlst during
that period wliii Das written an enduring play of i ho
IIrat order?1 mean an oriplual comedy in Uvo
acta. Besides "London Aastiranre" and "Old Ucadi
and Young Hearts,'' lie has invented the Irish drama,
and, perhaps, la destined to live by that achievement.
This idyllic, romantic comedy-melodrama is his alone,
lis plot, Its characters and dialogue aro all new and
peculiar. The "Colleen liawn-' was the first o( llieao
works, und although there have been subsequent Imitation
I see no equal to it except those Irish dramas
with which .Boucicuult has lollowed up the bright ,
original. This is his due. Boucicault may not he a /
great dramatist, hut he occupies a position in tho century
which his critics acknowledge by their vobemeat
This theatre will open for the fall and winter season
as a "novelty" theatre, under tho management of
Colonel William E. Sinu, a gentleman who has been
Identified witn tho most successful theatrical enterprises
iu the provinces. Variety and regular dramatic
poriormaucos will alternate alter a few week:-devoted to
the former style ol amusement. A complete dramalrtl
company, consisting of Miss Ada Gaddls, Miss McAllister,
Miss Florence Ellis, Miss Lucillo Adams, Messrs.
J. K. Gnsmer, C. T. Nichols, Louis Mesuyor, Oliver
W. Wren, Harry 1'earsou, J. C. Walsh, G. W Kombie,
Ac., has been e'uga;?d. Tho specialty artists engaged
for ihe opeuing ?oeit include every branch ol variety
entertainment, comprising Herrmann, the presndiguatenr;
Aad Rym >b, mu Devere, ti. H. Edeson. J. P.
Kelly, .Scott and Bryant, Joho Keilly, Curry and F-?X,
Hub'er and (iii t'Jen. Master Kisii and the Richmond
s.-iers. Popular prices have been adopted lor the sea- i
'Baia'' Is in active preparation at N'lblo's Garden.
The Eagle 1 heat re opens for tbc season on Monday
mo renearrru* or "ssruanapains at nooia s sra
progressing favorably and promlso a perfurmaoee on
Monday next ol unusual attraction.
Mr. Jerome Hopkins hit givon two concerts tbo past
week ill Norwich, Conn., with the thermometer at
ninety eight. At tbo second one some ol his assistant!
were prostrated hy tho heat and could not appear.
A line hill was ollerod at Gilmore's Garden lust night,
the principal soloists being Mine. I'uppenholm, (ha
celebrated prima douna, and Mr. J. bevy, who played
Robert, lot que J'aime." A symphonls quartet ol
singers appeared and made an litter Jlatco. It wa!
simply rid.culous.
It is pleasant to gee the children of tbo country
taking their sharo in tho erection of the monument te
General Custer and his heroic commuud. It Is on
such occasions as those, when a country mourns tm
uicn who have approved the peerlets valor of tbe race
Irom which they sprung. that the little onos can b?
taught what heroism menus, and the seed sown which
in the future will, it need bo, supply the same fruits of
superb seir-sacMlcc. So let Hio children come for?
Tun following aro (wo artless little letters, whiek
it is a real pleasure to publish
Pri.awakr W.itkn Gap, Pa , August 6, 1878.
To tiik Kiiitoii or rns HRiiAi.n:?
Toward the Custer memorial Innd I enclose yof
81 .' o, ihe joint coutrtbutiou ol August, Kudolpb.Jaok fl
and your friend, MAY M. KAY.
Maoisox, N. J., An?ust8, 1878.
To ttik Editor or tiik Hkkai.u:?
I cnulose a sin.>11 subscription collected by me for thf
gal aut Custer, I'lcaso acknowledge In paper.
Cent#. Cent*.
J. 0. G AO Sinclair. 20
Jtlll ma 60 I.title Julia 20
M. W. J AO l.ittlu U-a 20
Collected by Master Wilhain M. Mhlnu, Philadelphia
Cent*. Cent*.
Master Ed. R. 8h on... 10 C,i?h 26
Master X M. >?inu 10 W. II. M 26
Master IVm. M. Sblnn. 20 Cash 25
Itarry It. I richer 10 E 10
C.sh A J. McArdle. 5
Cash lo Cash 10
S. Church 2.'? W. Jt. Ha 10
Ytslcrdny afternoon word was received at Coronet
Strains' ofltco, llrooklyu, that a young girl bad committed
suicide at No. 189 Gates avenue. The house tt
occupied by Captain John Trocariin, a shipping merchant,
doing business at No. 38 South atrcet, New
York, and family. For some time past Captain Trocartin'a
ouly daughter Mary baa been subject to 111 a of
melancholy caused by attacks of hysteria. She
avoided soclotv and seemed lo desire lo be constant)*
lone. On Wednesday sho did not appear lo bo ao do.
pressed In spirits, mid her mother thought if sbovl*lte<
lie country lor a miort tune and ninilad in compsuj
. lie would gei better, and with that end In riew Mr*
1 rcc.tritn went nnt yesterday lor the purpose of purchasing
eo.ne thins* necessary lor tbo trip. When the
rciurnod home she proeeeded to the upper pari
of the house to look lor her daughter. Sho weut into
all the rooms but M iry was now u.to to be seen. At
l.ist the mother concludod to look Into a closet tu which
were some trunks and a ladder lending to the scuttle.
When sho opened the door sno discovered her daughters
body suspended by a rope from one ol tho rungs
ol the ladder. The rope was about thirty leet long, and
the unhappy girl. alter fastening it to the ladder, wound
It around her neck several limes and then Jumped Irotn
a trunk which stood at the loot of the ladder. She evidently
sitifered a ureal deal, ns her neck was very much
discolored site was aliout twenty yenrs or age, very
handsome, and was thought a great deal of bv all whs
knew her. It is supposed she was temporarily Itisau#
nt the time. Coroner Sitntns will hold un inquest to-day.
Captain f'tlTrey, of tho Kilth precinct, last night sr. ^
rested Henry Iluhto, tho Herman grocery clem whs (
rhot the two hoys, .litm"' Meely and Alexander Turner,
ill trout of Mo. 1,ASft Third aveuuo on Wednesday last,
the prisoner waa looked up in the Leonard HcMt si?.
tiou heuse and will be arraigned nt court to-da*

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