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A CHAPTER OK ?'FADS.'*
Something About the Fashionable
Crww of the Day.
moimciur disctmed?tu cAivrcs
"I*B" *31? ?n?oD or TinTme nooe to
match coeTtnus?th* Tuuon uvoe or
"rADe" AVD TH&1E PATBOn.
Some very clever ?ort of % body?t vnan of
course?who had An eye good humoredly on
the whimsicalities of woman-kind. ju?t ai he,
doubtless. had an irreaiatible penchant for her
charms. scratched upon a window-pane, with ?
diamond, perhapa, away back la 1621, the fol
lowing sentiment:
"*?> r?n do mors know woman'* mind by trait
Than by ner ihadow Jutwe what clothe* ?be Wears. *
If he thought there to rest his witticism with
the consolation that the daughters of Eye were
indifferent to derision, forgetful or forgiving,
vainly lai 1 be such flattering unction to hi*
soul. for recently?late 'tin true, but better so
than never?a fair maiden of Columbia, with
true Yankee combativenese. fired with a spirit
of resentment, has replied that:
"Wcnien no more by clothes can man's m1n<1 tell
Thau k_uw by looks an ape from how in* swell.'*
Counting honors easy it is the object of this
paper merely to present a chapter upon the
prevailing "crazes." the outcome of that love
of novelty which has been catered to from
time immemorial. And very merrily indeod
and swiftlv is the stream of novelty speeding
along in the realms of fashion in these Uars. It
is hardly the thing now to worship at the sbriue
of musty antiquity?the new and novel afford
the newest charms. How delightfully charm
ing it is to be odd. and to be therefore the ob
served of all observers! Conditions are rapidly
assuming the shape of th? "late modern ' in
contradistinction to the "early ancient." Un
less checked the rage for the ' new will have
eclipsed the passion for the old. Little absurd
ities are constantly creeping into fashionable
circles, ringing with the utmost abandon from
tne pinnacle of the quaintly-shaped, strangely
trimmed high hat to the cute canvas slipper,
daintily tipped with patent leather. At times
these passing crazes are exquisite and capti
vating. at others the very embodiment of
irrationality. A trifling hobby is the idea they
convey?"fad" is the accepted term by whicn
they ire known. It is s word that seems to
hav? come to England from Nowhere and was
accorded a gushing, rapturous welcome.
'1am" THEORETICALLY DISCUSSED.
Fortunately there are but few '-fads" the in
dulgence of which can be shared in by the
fashionable of both sexes, otherwise they would
prove too general for rivalry and anprofitable
as oddities. The whimsicalities enjoyed by
women afford the utmost amusement and in
vite the sharpest satires from men. and vice
versa, at the little peccadilloes of men women
level some of their keenest shafts of raillery.
There are. however, vantage grounds upon
which both sexes may meet and both sides
revel in wild but entirely innocuous competi
tion. See the contest between cane and
umbrella handles. The long, stout English ar
ticle in the way of a cane, caught amid-ship
and carried, or conveyed, to speak more to the
point, by a "fellah" from the club, has a rival?
uud one of the latest arrivals in Washington,
too?in the long slender stick, elegantly
wrought in gold and silver aud hung with
twisted tri-colored silken cords and tassel*,
with the mere intimation of a parasol or
umbrella at the lower end. In some instances
the nnibrella idjunct is noted for its conspicuous
absence. leaving a cane pure and simple; the
"La Tosca." for instance. Like all extreme
novelties, this latter innovation, if such it may
be termed, will move with the timidity anil
coyness of Mrs. Belva Lockwood's adaptation
of the tricycle. Lut some trifling excuse for its
use wiil be invert, d. and its general adoption
will, in all probability, eventually ensue.
Indeed it is already being utilized in a manner
to give it practical advantages by an attach
ment of a whistle at one end and" whip at the
other, for calling and governing the pet poodle
or pug.
THE CAMS* "rA?.w
Apropos to dogs ?whose itineracy as "fads"
is as old .is the hills?the strictly fashionable
canine must have a stric'ly original name, in
addition to th? bow of ribbon sometimes seen
tied to the tail close up to the body. Such a
distinction is a matter of much importance in
the establishment and maintenance of a pedi
gree. The d- ir girl mav love him. and fondle
him. and divide kisses between him and the
other fellow, but to n.tme him "Carlo" or
"I'rince" or "Dandy" any more is to stamp
k.m at once aud forever as a dog of low de
cree. Any name that may be equally happy
in describing his own tone or temperament,
or the tastes of the mistress, is the consumma
tion of art and ideality. A young lady living
near Dupont circle, who glories in the
possession of a pair of large dark brown
eyes and a luxuriant growth of rich au
burn hair, owns a brown-hue J spaniel which
she appropriately calls "Sienna;" an
other lady, in armv circles, has a lively,
playful, chipper little black-and-tan she
has named "Bijou." and so on. It was once
thf thing to have my lady's noodle match my
lady's costume. The name then was of minor
importance, the crazo being to have a perfect
companionship of tints between costume and
pet. I: was no doubt tough on poor poodle.
tHit if blue was to be worn he mast be tinted to
correspond. Next ilav. should pink be the
rhoneu color, Mr. Dog had to undergo a vigor
ous scrubbing with a certain kind of offensive
chemical ?oap. drv-rubbed and decorated a del
icate eonch-shell hue.
More estrangements between loving heart*,
more wrecks upon courtship's tempestuous sea,
more disruptions of connubial bliss can be
placed to the credit account of the pet-dog
? fad' than to any other known cause. More
nnholy anathema* have been heaped upon this
species of fondling than can be atoned for by
a,;es of penance and contrition. When an
in discriminating girl selects a poodle for a pet
and a dude for -a lover there is sure to be an
intense hatred between the two. and conse
quently continuous warfare. Who can blame
?he poor fellow?the dude, not the dog?if he
l'-ts Lis an,'ry pulsions rise when he puts hisi
iirm about the fragile waist of his angelic
Irieud only to get his fingers nagged at by the
teeth of a jealous and dogmatic rival?
ABOUT OLOVES A> 1> ULOVK FADS."
While Ame:lie Kives-Cliaudler is trying to in
duce herself and tlie other portion of the world
to believe that it would be aclever thing to insti
tute a sort of step-cousin to the old Koman sandal
msde to tit separately over each toe like the
tugers of a glove, a new and altogether oppo
site "fad," the lingeries* glove, is about to
come to grief. This was originally designed
for dinner wear but fashion, thirsting for
oddities, patronized aud introduced it to the
outer world. The lingers were cut off a little
bt fore the knuckles aud the edges finished with
lancy stitching. Uintrs could be displayed and
the fingers were at liberty for general use in
handling knives, forks, and spoous. and getting
change and car fare from the purse. This, it
wis discovered, was the very thing the street
car conductors had been usiug?without the
elaborate trimming?for years, so the novelty
was destroyed aud tne "fad undermined at the
outset.
A short time ago Mrs. Cleveland came near
inaugurating unintentionally a "fad" which
would doubtless, from the position of its dis
tinguished but altogether innocent author,
have be' ome a veritable idiotism. had
not the natural course of events come to the
rescue. From a continuous hand shaking at
her receptions her right hand is said to have
become swollen, necessitating the wearing of a
larger and looser glove on that hand. "Fad"
worshipers seized upon the chance and the one
large glove bid fair to be a genuine "craze,"
but Mrs. Cleveland's hand having recovered
aud resumed its normal size the large glove
w*t discarded and this particular would-be
fashion killed stone dead.
W e are told of a reception which waa at
tended by three sisters whose gowns were
chaste and irreproachable in taste, while over
each sbajiely arm was drawn a loug juaz-de
eur'Je differing in color from the other. One
sister wore a deep tan-colored glove on one
haud aud a plain black on the other; the sec
ond had a delicate pink glove on the right and
su olive-colored one on the left hand, while
the third wore respectively pale lemon and
silver gray. The novsity. so far aa novelties
go. was startling and for awhile popular, but
the funny fellows on the newspapers got in
their work with a naivete that killed the scheme
as a "fad." and it fell with one of their own
graphic "dull thuds."
THE HAOK FOB PEXDASTS.
The merry jingle of sleigh-bells are as nothing
to the rattle of pendants one sometimes hears
on the Avenue as a bevy of society girls sweep
by. As a rule, though, the single pendant is in
favor, the tiny enameled watch, a pencil aud
card-case, a lorgnette, boubonniere or vinai
grette suspended from the belt by a twisted
nickel or corruscated silver chain. The diminu
tive watch?over which the dumb-watch gen
erally has the advantage of having the time
c- rtainly correct twice in every twenty-four
hours?was for a while to be seen uniquely set
in an artfully conceived bracelet worn over the
sleeve instead of upon the bare wrist. Lately,
however, this same little watch has been trans
ferred from the bracelet to the cane or um
brella handle, into the head of which it ia cun
ningly inserted This portion of the "fad"
field is common property, so to speak, for not
only has the indolent bell*, when she wishes to
set'the proper time, merely to turn the hand,
literally, but the insipid dude can know within
aa hoar of the miuute he 111*7 be expected by
the other "fellahs" at the club where he and hie
chums congregate. as Bertie Vanalsty ne, in
"Henrietta," would say. ju?t to -sit."
T(t OOXTEBSATKMAL "14D."
"To he chie in conversation is aa attribute
much admired," says Kate Gather*ood, "in
either the man or the woman in society." A
generous sprinkling of slang is admissable
nowadays to enliven the small talk of the hour.
and a new pbra*e that is suggestive is welcomed
with positive delight But the latest. " In the
soup, falls upon the ear with somewhat of an
odd effect? tbough it is simply an elougated
form of the old popular and innch-ebttsed
?' left." The non-suited suitor, the annihilated
political candidate, the hindmost how in a
race, the unfortunate investor in bank stock, of
the faro kind especially; in fact,.mishsps of all
sorts aro referred to technically as being " in
the soup." Possibly it arises from the fact
that most people under trying circumstances
are looked upon as being in hot water. Ihe
expression passes off for a novelty, but is
doubtless the same old-timey - pickle" into
which our grandames used to get when they
fl< w off at a tangent or our graudsires fell into
occasionally when out on a lark.
There is a growing tendencv toward the
introduction of a slight French or German
accent into common confabulation now. Girls
who indulge in this - craze" are called -Amer
ica-foreigners." and sometimes they have to
hesitate to recall a word of the poor old mother
tongue. The only trouble in the world with
this""fad" is that the owner is apt to forget
how to - speak English as she is spoked," and
is not likely to - think foreign aa she ia
thinked."
-Chestnut" has been frozen completely out,
and the word -dusty." which is almost as
meaningless, substituted. If you want to ex
press admiration for snything, from a stylish
equipage to a gilded hair-pin. you need only to
say: "1 here is nothing dusty about that.
Just how -chestnut" wus significant it is hard
to say. There seems to be something quite
"dusty" about this.
THE COMPLEXION "FAD."
With the close of the outing season went the
brown, healthy complexion those girl* acquired
who rusticated in the country or lolled about
on the sands of the seashore. The stay-at
homes had to have a color, too. and invented
the "tennis skin." Nor did the "fad" stop
there, the artistic sense of nature had to be
out done. If the hue of the hair could be changed
bv chemical means?a -fad" of loug standing
aiid numerous devotee*?why not the skin? We
read of a Minneapolis artist who is doing a
thriving business now by "touching up skins to
order." He advertises freely, and his "ads"
read Simply, "Handy will paint your skin." and
this he does with great artistic skill to match a
certain tint or costume. It is no new fact that
some women, slaves to variety, chose to be and
appear ae a brunette one night aud a blonde
the next. The skill of the hair hairdresser
lends itself easily to this vagarv. and the i.rt of
the skin-colorer puts on the nnishing touches
to?what might be called?the picture.
XCMEBOCS OTHKR "FADS."
There are "fads" innumerable?large "fads.'
?mall -fads" and "fads" that have grown gray
in harness. The wearing of rings on the
thumb, which failed to fully materialize?the
??fad" of having live pets which domesticate
themselves about the house and make life to
others a burden: the literary "fad," which in
volves strolling lazily about with a large cloth
bouud book cla*|>ed in hand, never a word of
which is read?the Derby-hat "tad, which im
parts severity to the face?and the hundred
and one others which go to make up a good
portion of the ultra society girl's stock in trade.
Perhaps, after all. these feminine fancies com
pose the poetry of life, and life would indeed
be dull did not a scrap of poetical sentiment
ality creep in between the pro?? paragraphs
here and there.
THE MIS ABE GIVEN TO IT, TOO.
Not all the fads in the catalogue are the out
come of women's whims?the men have theirs
as well?if not more so. Stroll alon? Pennsyl
vania avenue afternoons, or up Connecticut
avtnue Sunday, and wat<-h them closely, or see
them standing about the theater i.nd hotel
fronts, or cast an eye upon them as they leave
the play between acta?take them anywhere
you find them, aud ascertain the proportion
'unon whose backs you can chalk "Fad?inquire
w'lthin." Men with "fads" are as common as
trees; and later a chapter will be given on the
"fads" of men.
Horseshoes Without Nails.
from the Luiidou Tims*.
The ordinary method of shoeing horses is,
under the most favorable circumstances, a
tedious operation, and One. moreover, which
not uufrcquently results in temporary or even
permanent injury to the foot. Indeed, it has
been asserted by a eminent authority that out
of every forty horses shod annually one dies
from the results of pricking. Moreover, the
ordinary shoe attached in the ordinary
way is not adapted to horsea with cracked
or brittle hoofs. For horsea employed by
an aruiv in the field the hitherto practiced
mode of protecting a horse's hoof is particu
larly unsuitable, owing to the appliances re
quired, and, above all, the time required. A
cavalry patrol is surrounded by hostile parties,
and can only accomplish its work and escape
capture by vigilance and speed. The latter is
necessarily much affected by the occasional
casting of a shoe, which takes time, which
cannot be spared, for replacing. Again, a train
of wagons is either accompanying a force on a
forced march to the front, or is rapidly retiriug
to escape capture. The loss of a
aboe or two by the leading teams
may produce lameneas, and either delay
the whole train or cause the particular teams
I among which the accident occurs to fall into
the bauds of the enemy, or, at all events, pre
vent the arriving at the proper time of a por
tion of the stores. By means of cold shoeing
the necessity of a forge is avoided. Still the
system of cold shoeing, to be thoroughly ef
fective. requires a certain amount of trsining
on the part of each dragoon or driver, and the
shoeing operation involves considerable ex
| peuditure of time. The difficulties and objec
{ tions inseparable from any of the existing
j svsU-ms are particularly felt by an army in thu
? field.
They are obviated by the system of the Nail
| less horse shoe company. To explain the exact
' nature of the system without diagrams is im
possible. We, therefore, content ourselves with
! a brief outline of the principle. The shoe is at
tached by a single steel band which passes round
the hoof, well above the coronet, from one ex
tremity of the heel to the other, Hnd is kept in
position mainly by a steel pillar lying liat on the
front of the hoof and connecting the toe of the
shoe with the center of the band. There are
: also three small studs?situated one at the toe
1 and one at each side?which slightly indent
, on the hoof and aid in keeping the shoe in |
^ position. Among the advantages claimed by
! the inventors are the following: A man after a j
minimum of instructiou can, with the aid of a |
hammer or even a stone; aftix this shoe in about I
three minutes, as against the fifteen or tweutv '
minutes at present needed: the shoe allows of i
full expansion of the hoof; it permits the natu
r.tl growth of the frog, thus providing a remedy .
against slipping or jarring; it is as durable and j
as light as. while it is cheaper than, the ordi- i
nary shoe. The extensive practical trials to j
which this system has been subjected have
given satisfactory results.
How a Pawnbroker Came Out.
From the rhicaffo Tribuue.
'-I would like to see some diamond rings,"
said a foppish young man with a dainty man
ner of speech, entering a three-ball emporium
on Halsted street, near Taylor.
"You would, eh?" said Mark, the proprietor,
to himself, m he traveled along his counter
toward the threatening-to-be customer; "but
I bet me dot feller ish no good." and aloud, in
the most genial manner, "Anyding you vant,
air. yon shall haf."
The young man qoickly chose a ring with a
i 3-carat' single stone of prime light, and re
quested that it be kept apart for him. as he
had no money at that moment. Marx cleared
away the rings, whea the young man. suddenly
leaning over the counter, indicated a spot unon
the shelf where the chosen ring should be left
until hi* return. In the movement his elbow
went through the glass top of the show-case.
"Upon my word," cried be, "that was a moat
awkward trick. I do not know what to say.
You may add the damage to the price of the
ring."
T>er glass cost only tree dollar." said Marx,
with some ill grace. "Vhy don't you pay it
now?"
"Why, sir, I am ont of fande," was the dis
tressful protest.
-Yon will egsense me if I correct yon."
blandly replied the broker, and. bending over
the case, be seized the protruding end of a *J0
bill and plucked it from the young man's vest
pocket. *'
The purchaser was covered with confusion,
and averred that he knew not that he had the
money. He was ready, however, to have the
cost of the glass deducted.
When Marx deposited that evening the bank
clerk returned to him a fA bill oh which he
had dertly imprinted in large violet letters the
condemning word, "Counterfeit."
They Teach People to Do Things.
From Um Iudianapolis Naws.
The advantage of technical schools has been
illustrated in Crefeld. Germany, where over
?1.000.000 has been spent on -its lower schools,
and t'JSO.OOO on a special weaving school. It
has doubled it* population and quadrupled its
trade.
Written for Tn (vara* Br A*
JOHN AUGUSTINE WASHINGTON.
Til* Last Individual Owner of the
Mount Vernon Eateto.
vmmMwmQ raiToa or nr* fabbaok of war*
ivoroii'a bomb raox m MTin or bib
COCWTBT INTO Bla IAIM, AND T*B CIBOCM
BTANCBB cndbb WUCI HB KBT BIB DEATH.
Ab everything associated. even indirectly,
with the memory of George Washington ap
paara to command a continually increasing in
tereat, the writer hereof haying been in early
life intimately associated with the snbject of
this sketch, assumes that the facts herein set
forth, and especially those relating to the death
of Col. Washington, which, it is believed, hare
never heretofore been properly presented to
the public, may prove of interest as a matter
of history. The Mount Vernon estate, the
home of Washington, was devised by Augustine
Washington, who died in Stafford county, Va..
April l'i, 1743, to Lawrence, the second son by
his first wife. Jane Butler. Lawrence Wash
ington. who gave the name of Mount Vernon to
the estate, in honor of Admiral Vernon, or the
English navy, under whose command he served
in the expedition against Carthagena, died
in 1752, and under a proviso of his will it be
came the property of his half-brother, George,
the oldest child of Augustine and bis second
wife, Mary Ball.
GENERAL WASHINGTON,
who died December 14. 1799, left Mt. Vernon to
his nephew Bushrod, a son of his brother John
Augustine, and an associate Justice of the Su
preme Court. Bushrod Washington died
November 26. 1829. without issue, leaving it in
turn to John Augustine Washington, a son of
his brother Corbm. John Augustine Washing
ton. soon nfter the death of his uncle Bushroa.
removed to Mt. Vernon, where he resided until
his death in June. 1832. After the death of liia
widow Mt. \ ernon became the property of his
foil, John Augustine, whose name appears at
the head of this notice.
COL. JOHN ACOCSTIN'E WASHINGTON
was born May 3, 1820, at "Blakely," the resi
dence of his father, in Jefferson county, Va.,
now West Virginia. He married in February,
1842. at -Exeter," Loudon county, Va., Eleanor
Love, daughter of Wilson Carev Selden, esq.
He had issue, two sons and five "daughters, all
of whom are now living, and all married save
one daughter. He resided at Mt. Vernon until
a short time prior to the late war. and until it
passed into the possession of the '?Ladies' Mt
Vernon association." under the control of which
it is stilLheld.
On the breaking out of hostilities between
the states CoL Washington became a volunteer
aide, with the rank of colonel, on the stuff of
Gen. Rob't E. Lee. and was killed September
13. 1861, while conducting a reconnaisance on
the turnpike along Elk Water river, about 9
miles northVest of Huttonsville, Randolph
county, W. Va.
Col. Washington was a graduate of the uni
versity of Virginia, and was a man of fine
natural parts as well as a gentleman of culture,
or a warm, impulsive temperament and gener
ous. nature. In manners and hospitalitv a
veritable type of the Virginia gentleman. The
following facts connected with
THE CIBCUMSrAMCES OF HIS DEATH
were recently related to the writer by Col. J.
H. Morrow, late third regiment. Ohio volun
teers. who commanded a brigade of four regi
ments under Gen. Oeorge B. McClell .n in the
W est > lrgima campaign at the time, and in
whose arms Colonel Washington expired and
with whose permission I make this statement.
GAP*
**?Aor% 64U.
~ < C*"T ???.
The accompanying diagram will aid in a better
understanding of the .topographical features of
the vicinity of the occurrence. The old state
turnpike road ran from Brady's toll-gate, or
Brady's gap. as the point was also designated
and, as shown on the diagram, along the val
ley. following the course of Elk Water river
and being on low ground, was subject ?o over
rrom the "??"? >n seasons of high water.
On this account a new pike bad been constructed
on higher ground, and on this new road, at
some distance below Brady's gate. General Lee
had established his headquarters. The bluffs
on the opposite side of the river from the old
road had been heavily picketed bv Federal sol
diers for several milea, extending from Col
Morrow s camp below, very nearly if not quite
up to Brady's gate. Owing to the mountain
ous character of the surrounding countrv. Gen
eral Lee was imperfectly informed of the locu
lion of the Federal forces, and in order to
obtain reliable information in this regard
directed Colonel Washington, with a detach
ment, to proceed up the new road to the forks
at or near Brady's gate and thence down the
old road, cautioning him not to venture be
yond a certain point. Washington, however
it appears, probably actuated by over zoal and
anxiety to be able to report valuable infornia- 1
tion. went beyond the point indicated. His
movements along the entire route on the old
road were, it seems, fullv observed by the
pickets, and immediately after he tinaliv started
on his return a volley was delivered from the
picket-line and
Washington wasVeex to fall
from his horse, which galloped away with the
r treating escort. He was,apparently the only
one stricken Dy the volley. Colonel Morrow
states that he was standing but a short distance
from where Washington fell, and hurried to
the spot and discovered him to be an officer of
ranu"i knelt by him and raised him so as to
enable him to recline against his breast, and
directed one of his men, standing near, and
who wore a felt hat, to run and fill it with !
water from the stream. CoL Morrow bathed
the wound d man's forehead and endeavored
to press water between his lips from a saturated
handkerchief; but he could uot swallow, as
blood Wits flowing from his mouth and nose,
and in a few moments later he was dead. The
dead officer wore a valuable ring, a piu in his
shirt bosom, and a gold wntcb and chain
Ihese Colonel Morrow removed, and also took
possession of his sword and pistols, aud ordered
a new ambulance, under his control, to be
brought at ouce from camp, in which he had
the body placed and taken to his headquarters
near bv. '
Not long after, Gen. William L. Loring. bear
ing a Bag. and accompauied by a two-horse
wagon, arrived from Gen. Lee's camp in order
to obtain possession of and remove the bodv
It was then that CoL Morrow learned the name
of the officer who had fallen, and with whom
it happened, he had been personally wall ac
quainted when connected with the steamboat
service between Washington aud Aquia creek
Gen. Loring desired to transfer the body
from the ambulance to the wagon, but Colonel
Morrow kindly insisted upon his taking the
ambulance, when Gen. Loring'a driver sprang
upon the box, taking the reins, with CoL Mor
row sitting beside him, and in this manner the
body was taken to Gen. Lee's headquarters.
The watch and chain, with ring and pin were
turned over to Gen. Loring. and later the
aword and pistols were delivered to Gen. J. J
Reynolds. U. H. A., now retired, who. at that
time, was also serving in Gen. McClellan'a
command. Thornton A. Washington.
TheYVay '
^ concerning the way which leada
to tlis destruction of sorrow.?Oriental
I lay within a Uttle dusky wood,
* Indrawn from men; the noonday sunlight
rarely down through the o'erhangtng hood
Of Interlacing boughs; yet there the saint.
He who has passed beyond sensation s bound.
Beyond ideas that haunt our earthly round
Came from the dim unknown to visit me.
"How shall I And the way?" I said to him
apoke?U' Word* tioart o erfrelghted
Hr*a?*fr?d: "In the tide of being swim,
horne by its waves, thy every anchor broke
by.m<1 self-feeling aud s?lf thought!
Into the mighty peace of spirits brought,
is shall behold new mornings and be glad."
_^_Annie Fields, Uurprr t Miti/uiiitt.
A Cure or no Pay,
fc/JJ dlnrssea arising from a deranged liver, or
from Impure blood, aa bolls, blotches, ptmpiea.
eealp disease, scrofulous sores and swelling, md
consumption (which is lung scrofula) la Its early
fjf"* *ro c"red by Dr. Keroe'a Uoiden Medical
ft* 1* wUl be prompt
y druggist* under a duly exe
cutedcertlAoate of guarantee trout the
MISTAKE* OF AMERICANS.
English Etiquette Different from Amerl
i Etiquette.
OockalfM la the Ih rraaclsso Argonaut
The mistakes which Americans make vbei
la England arise not so much from fault as
from ignorance. These are generally regarded
by English people with "more of sorrow than
of anger" and are treated with a sort of com
passionate good hnmor. which, whils it over
looks the fault, finds no excuse for the igno
rance. In an Englishman'* estimation every
one should know alt about England. It doee
not matter that a man or woman is a foreigner.
That isuoexcuse. Ignorantui Uyit U a plea which
can not be set up in English society by any
body any more than it can bepleadedinacourt
of law. Whoever think* differently and will
have the hardihood to contend that the con
trary is the caae doe* not know English society,
and by his contention will pfove himself one of
the class of persons whom English people would
pity. 1 do not suppose there are a people on
the face of the earth who are so crassly, so in
differently. so endearingly, so confessedly ig
norant of the social usages of other countries,
which do not conform to their own, as are the
English people. What the people of other
countries do at home in their own land is of no
interest or significance to them. The rules of
society in England are the only correct ones,
and no one has any business to act differently
tlian as they command or direct.
There is a vast army of anglomaniacs who
come to England every year, who. I am pain
fully aware, imagine that they could not make
a mistake in Eugiish society. Now, it is all
very well to assert that the characteristics of a
gentleman are the same the world over. bo
they are. No one doubte it. But the ways of
exhibiting these characteristics differ. In no
two countries are the ways identical. Perhaps,
in diplomatic life, you may find Englishmen
and Frenchmen, Russians and bpaniards. Ger
mans and Italians. Americans and Austrian*,
Japanese and Chinese, all comporting them
selves in obedience to one studied governing
code of manners and conduct, But nowhere else
will you observe it It may be that in a general
way the usages of polite society in every civil
ized country are, it not identical, very similar.
Full dress at evening entertainments is
one. Taking off your hat in the presence of a
lady is another. Returning calls, answering
nvitations, being punctual at a dinner party
and things of that sort, But for a man to sup
pose thai bt-cause he knows these general fun
dnmeutal principles of good breeding he is a
master of all the details which in each country
go to make up the social life of each, is simply
absurd. His knowledge of these general ruies
I of all countries does not intorra him of the
many subordinate regulations and customs of
England any more than it does of those of
1'ortugal or China. The Usages and customs of
English life are in many particulars as differ
ent from those which we obtain in America as
usages and customs can be.
It bus been my lortune to come in contact
with Americans in Hbgiand. both gentleman and
ladies, anglomaniacs included. 1 can candidly
say that 1 have never met anyone who passed
for any length of tune as English. '1 Uose who
did mall were very few iu number. While tlip
majority disclosed their nationality at once,
the few I mention, by a studied imitation of
English manner.speech mid accent,managed to
keep up the decepiiou for a short time. Put
the English eye and ear, doubtless thrown off
guard-by 1'oole-cut coats and Redl'ern made
gowns, and. therefore, for a space not on the
alert, soon regained their wonted keenness of
perception aud tnen the mask lull off. booucr
or later something betrayed the fraud. Aud it
was not so much in speech or acctnt, wliich I
had apparently been studied und fairly ac- !
quired under a competent coach, as in some |
decidedly American and decidedly un-English j
ucuon that the American cat was allowed |
egress from the frugne aud counterfeit English ,
bag.
1 remember some yenrs ago an American
iergymau, who. through the introduction of
.u;ual friends, was received into some of the
.ghest and best Eugllsh society. He was very
nuch liked, and was made a good deal of in
oue way or another. He did not pose as an
i.uglisliman. it is true. A seeni.ngiy uncon
querable habit of rattling his tiu.it r's, as well
as au apparently invincible inclination to say
"Why. yes," and "Why, no," on every possible
occasion, would have precluded the possibility
of any success ou his part if he had tried to do
so. And his admiration for England and things
English was unbounded, and to aland well with
and to be thougnt well of by English people,
especially witn those with whom he was asso
ciating. wan his constant aim and desire. He
was thought well of and did stand high in the
estimation of his English friends. But X am free
to confess that he would have been thought
better of and would have stood higher had be
not, when at meals, laid down his knife ou his
plate and gone on eating with his tork in his
right hand. This may seem trilling, aud no
doubt it is, but. all the same, it will give away au
American every time. At any rate, it will show
that the persou is not English. Of course, in j
saying this, I do not refer to the habits of the !
middle classes, about which I must admit my :
ignorance.
On another occaiion another American clergy- j
man. a well-known man in New Yorp, had been !
most hospitably entertaiued at one of the !
southern country towns by some ladies of rank ;
and position living there, and, wishing to make
some small return, he invited the ladies to tea
with him at his hotel. Upon their arrival
withiu his comfortable fire-lit sitting-room on
a chili autumnal evening, he kindly suggested:
? "Ladies, won't you remove your sacqucs?"
I was not present, so did not bear it. but I
have heard the two ladies laughing condescend- |
iugly, though good humoredly, over the poor '
fellow's benightcdness. The flaws were maqv '
iu the short and single sentence. Iu the tirst i
place, no English gentleman i^exceptiua politi
cal speech at the delivery of which Primrose
dames were present) would ever address the
opposite sex as "ladies." it would be "Mrs.
This or That," or "Lady the other," or both
uames repeated; but never "ladies" in a bunch.
In the next place, the stilted and pedantic
"remove" would in au EngliHnmun s mouth
become "take off;" and lastly, * sacques" would
be "jackets" '1 rifling mutters again, perhaps
some people will think. Possibly they are. Vet
it is just such little drops aud grains of water
and sand of social life andcustom which make the
nngbty ocean aud pleasaut hind of the anglo
maniac's dream. It is useless for any Ameri
can to wear Poole-made coats, to carry a tightly
rolled up silk umbrella on suiiny days, to screw
a rimless eye-glass into one eye, to have his
horses' tails docked and squared, to stick cock
ades on his servants' huts, to come over aud
hire a country house every year in England, to
drive about in a four-horse drag with two
grooms to say cbawnce and dawnce andcawn't.
to pretend not to know what the "Glorious
Fourth" mean* or who was born on February
2*2, to affect disdain for people who work aud
to have his crest aud coat of arms on every
thing that belongs to him, unless he takes the
trouble to study and to master these-self-same
little drops and little grains of kuowledge.
China Awakening.
From the Scottish American.
Although there is no doubt that in early ages
China was the most advanced of all nations in
art, science and genoral civilization, for cen
turiea it has in this respect been asleep, and
has been retrograding while other nations have
been rapidly advancing. Now, however, it
would appear that China has awakened from
its long stupor, and has resolved, if possible, to
take its place in the march of progress. It haa
opened its eves and perceives the great advan
tages to be derived from European civilisation,
and has thrown off the lethargy in which it has
been so long enwrapped. Instead of the Con
fucian theorizing, which has prevsiled among
the mandarins from time immemorial, schools
and collegea are being established for teaching
modern sciences aud their application to
human industries; and these institutions are
overcrowded with young men most anxious to
learn. Already the Chinese coast is provided
with what is generally conceded as the best
light-house aervioe in the world. Throughout
China thousands of milea of telegraph wires
are being erected every year, and tne construc
tion of vast railroad ayatems has commenced.
It haa also resolved to improve and enlarge its
existing network of internal water routes. But
the most promising feature of all is, imperial
legislation is assuming a liberal and progreeaive
spirit that is encouraging the industrial and
social development of the whole people.
But there is another aspect of this awaken
ing of the Celestials, and of their present ac
tivity, which is more particularly interesting
to other nations. The Chineae nation number
nearly four hundred milliona of people. A
standing army of one million men is constantly
maintained.* Now it is worthy of considera
tion what an overwhelming force it would be
if that array was only up to the modern stand
ard in drill, discipline and equipment And it
is evident that for some purpose China haa re
solved, if possible, to raise ite army np to that
standard. The army ia being equipped with
the best modern arms and drilled according to
the latest European ideas. Recently, too,
China has had great arsenals bailt, and a
navy comprising twenty-eix men-of-war and
over one hundred gunboats, all of modern de
sign. It is evident that while welcoming
China's awakening and progress in the peace
ful arts and sciences it will t>e but prudent to
keep a watchful eye on its development in the
art and soienoe of war aad preparations there
for.
There is ootnfovt for the man with a premature
ly gray beard la Buckingham a Dye, because It
never faile toooior aa even browa er black as may
be desired.
HIS GRATITUDE.
A Womab'i Reward for Dolag a
Action.
**om the Hew Tort Mondw JonmaL
WU*?n "turning bona from
milking om night she m accosted by a poor
' **?* w^? for t glass 0f milk. Be
w?such, pitiful looking object Zi
tTn k" 1ac* *?* ,he persuaded him to
tell ter his story. He confeeeed that be had
Jut broken out of Jail, where he bad been im
prisoned for no crime of bia own but for th*
2^ ** uUtn ^)undinoompan*
with some thieve* when they were uW
bended. Thia storr might hare rained^fttl*
waswarm Pe.op'e. butSrs. Wilson
" l ?*heved him. she not
only threw bia pursuer* off the Brent wK<-n
they amved, hut gave the Ud . ? w s?7t of
Rvan Hi ?*. bundle of nece*?u-r
Even the pocket Bibla.be had given to here^i
Johnnie waa included in the bund* ThS
7? ?f adT,c? to the motherless
JSuti.-""" "" "" ?s
, **'d Dr. Davenant to one of hi*
? 1 ad*umm0Ded to bis private
??Pe- J?''*? been working hard all wintej
and need a vacation." winter
"?? no.t 'be babit of the senior member
of the wealthy firm of Davenant, Haviiaud A
Co. to aay much to hi* emploves wide from
necessary instructions, and there waa
he^id! m the y0Un8 maB " l00k <u,d tone M
^bardly think I can afford one."
hn-ii *1 nMWD thRt 14 ,ha11 be ln the way of
business, so your salary will go on aUthTsame
I ve bought a place iu MilfoPd, Conn. i
want you to see about aome repairs that are
the counter y?U ac<luiunu,d * psrtof
t0 be'" cricd the young man, with
1 wa- i,orn *n Mu*ord
living there until 1 was fourteen, and know
every nook and crook in it In what part of
the town did you buy?" pul OI
oalled th'f?MUuhfrn part' on the river. It is
? it*, th Place- I believe."
. . V>? old homestead, where I spent the
happieat part of my life. Mother's maiden
name was Boberts; the property came through
The speaker's voice trembled %ith suDDressrd
Dot?aeem ftf J* -M
?^sa^saJSRsi?'
*?* not a matter of choice, sir. It was
mortgaged at the time of father's death For
Wa!^,*eamo?f rk6pt "P the interest, but at
***' ?, l? . misfortuues. in the way of sick
tan ??
?Tf * opportunity of seeing her if I go "
take chanr J?ufetth '""P?*" woman to
^John's f^e flushed with surprise and pleas
"She would like nothing so well sir- nor
could you get any one that would suit'you'bet
weI15 then ?t >? settled that vou start
^u ar, ITr,mig- Here U "0D1* money, and
?want vmi ? <Vwon me if you need more. I
some o hPr ,h"V 8 g1??d hor* *"d u cow u"d
some other things that you will find on this
in Mil ford V ,n'entio,? to "tart " bn,,K'b
in Milforu for the sale of our manufactures
iH^yy * ?U ,'n c.harS<-' of it But I will attend
o that myself whin 1 come on in June "
in* Milfnln'T' T*4? "" g??d "" ilu w,,rd- reach
in? Jlilford about the middle of that month
John going to the station to meet him The
?22 T W"8 t0? aU,niat*d aud e dited to
notice his companion a grave, preoccupied
? I don't believe there was ever a happier
h^r o'l't h n'fu',er- now sLu bas got bach to
venlfntTi!7 conflict;ng feelings filled Mr. Da
venant s heart as he aliphted at the eate
Jjl? e b?<l stood a homeless, outcast bov
fifteen years before. The same sunset hue*
,br:d i? ly ,n the western skv; on everv
side were the same bloom and verdure. And
K"SS"t?XVk" *??
"'It i? your house, not mine, to which vou
j?d me welcome," said Mr. Davenant in re>"v
Ihis paprere"mg' y?U wM ** h* examining
trl}? > pap.er 'hat Mrs- Wi?"0n took into her
St? own iuune* ?f ^ pU?e" nj"de
si' ??' lar ii'Bsi sra
through grateful tears. ' ?er
Perhaps thia will make you understand it
more clearly." said Mr. Davenant pi? in
hor hand a pocket Bible, on the flv-leafof
which was written: " To John Wilson from his
?.f th h inti'hcr- 'Remember thy Creator
in the davs of thy youth.'"
Beneath it, in bolder and more recent char
acters, were the following: "Cast thv bre id
^ Md tbou ^t flmf it after
At Night.
From the Arroty.
At night, when work la done, 'mid ahadowa gray
that darken
And cling about the window, where once the eun
was bright.
Sweet sounds come back again to which we used
to hearken.
At night!
At night, though we are old, and the gray ahadowa
clinging
Presage to ua that shore where there la no more
light;
Sometimes there come again sweet airs of child
hood a singing,
At night!
At night we two may alt in ahadow, open
hearted:
Long since the time has passed when hope waa all
in sit:ut:
Softly we sing the songs of happy days de
parted.
At night:
At night the cricket'* voice aounda through the
shadows dreary;
Our songs, alas' like his, have neither charm
nor weight;
We only rest and sing, hushed hopes and voices
weary,
At Dight!
The Modern Newspaper.
From the New Haveu Register.
In answer to a caustic criticism made from
the pulpit by the Bev. Mr. Costa, of New York,
upon the policy of the Mail and Eipw in
printing a scriptural quotation in each issue,
at the head of its editorial columns, and else
where giving all the sporting news of the day,
CoL Shepard, the editor of that paper. Bars:
"I am at a loss to see how a newspaper,
^hich should be a mirror of the busy world
and all its affairs, could get along without re
porting manv of these things which it may not
approve, ana yet which do exercise very great
multitudes of our fellow-beings."
This comment is doubly interesting; first be
cause it is an admirable statement of a fact
which every editor recognizes the truth of, and
second, because it marks the passage of the
reverend colonel by the first mile stone of
newspaper experience. A newspaper is just
what tne events of the day make it Like a
mirror it reflects the doings and thoughts of
mankind. It Is called upon each day to
chronicle new* which the editor may regret
the necessity for publishing; it must criticise
individuals, whether it will or not; it must give
the news of the churches and of the police
court; it must attend bappy marriages and
mournful burials; it must catch the sunlight
and contrast it with the shadows of life; it deal*
necessarily with all conditions of men and their
cons trailed doing*. A newspaper man. Just
like any other person, derives more pleasure
from the delightful than the distressful side of
life, but bis duty compels him to face facta and
write about them, his preferenoee aside. He
leavee it to the reader to choose between the
mass of news daily served him in his paper.
He asks no one to follow him in all his
wanderings about the world. The time has
come when the intelligent reader should dis
criminate between the faithful newspaper and
the world it is constantly telling about placing
the blame for the existence of disagreeable
things where it belongs, upon the shoulders of
the world and not upon that of newspaper men,
and according the latter the conspicuous posi
tion of honor they so richly deserve. The
newspaper reflects the moral condition of the
community in which it circulates.
Frost.
Bed, red roses are blowing, blowing,
Out in the beautiful Long Age,
Silver waters are softly flowing,
Birds sing clear and the winds slag tow.
And with never a thought of what oosnes after,
Two drift over fee silver tide,
Filled with gladness of love and laughter.
Sailing in sunligbt aide by side.
? ??????
Winds of winter are btowlag, blowing.
Cold as the love at Leaf Ago,
And the two who played la the masque at paasioa
Have sadly learned, at a little cost.
Since life began, 'tfe the craei fashioa
Ji* tof* aad rase to die at troec
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It is a scientific fact that the ROYAL BAKINO
POWDER is absolutely pure. It is undoubtedly the
purest and most reliable Baking Powder offered to
the public. HENRY A. MOTT, M. D? Ph. D.,
Late United States Gov't Chemi**
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DKDOOIITI,
UNDER MASONIC TEMPLE,
Corner ftth *nd F rt. B w?
Are *e]linr it wboltaale to their retell customers. W#
SYWrv'S *5??* "* DBWW. CHhMlCAUi, AND
fAlt.Nl M rl>l Il.VL8 in the city. You tre tlvnyi
?ut* Hi arettinir tboin |>ure anil in eh. u we deal di
rectly witu tbe manufacturer* uJ retail tt actual
wholeeaie iruu.
1 dieu l-rr*in Capeufl?*?*
1 dozeu 'J-cram Cueuln,
100 2-arrain i apMilea 40c.
1 dozen 3-trrain I'unaulee ' "Ill"""' To.
100 3-eraiu CupHuii? ". * (,v
1 dumi 5-imUii UikdIm ......11111111 12n
100 ->-grain Capeulea MOol
100 ifnaun Quinine, iovfri k vi'tiirhimui ??????? ^
Tlie beet Triple Lunula lu bulk aiic.' per o*.
Red. K?r.
Price. Price.
Allcock'* Poron* Pla*t> r?. lo 15
German Potvii* Plaat*r* 10c.; 3 for 25 20
Ayer* Haraapunlla . 1 00
Ayer|e Cherry P<*u>nal. .. CW I OO
Ayer e Hair \Uor... ft? tS
Ayer'* (Jatbariic PlUa l5 25
Baj Hum. Imported, Urge bottlee. 20 35
Bovinine. email eiae tj t>y
Bovinine. lanre aire t!i? 1 yy
Bull a Couab Syrup 18 *5
Bruwn'a Jam. Gltnrer 35 60
W llliema'Jam, Oliiircr 30 60
Se.V,^'n',.^f?,e 13c .; ? for.. 2j 25
Wtlliaiua' Rheumatic I'la.icr. _..... 10 25
Cuticura 8oap J.-,
Cuticura Ointment 11111 35 50
Ctitii tira Reeolvent ?y 1 ^>y
Caen mere Bouuuet Soap "... 21 2o
pirtci'a Little Liver 1 ill* 13c., 2 fur.. 25 25
* illiama' Little Liver 1 iile. Ilie oeat .. 10 2*
Carun. k'a Soluble Fooil. Aied 35 50
Carurick'e Soluble Food, larm OV 1 yy
Call ioruia 1- iff s* rup 36 60
Lit'* Cream Baltn ;j5 r,y
htierveecinir Bromo Caleiu 75 100
1 ellow'a s> rup Hypot lioei Uitee ml 150
Hop Bittern, )*r Bo. lie t}7 1 00
Mo tettei 'a BlIter* y;i 1
Hood'a Haraapanila 0j? 1 yy
Uoralord'a Acnl i h<?>| hai.-H, aii,?ll :??> 5y
1 oreiord'a Acnl PbospiiaUe. iartre tj ' 1 yy
HoD'h Malt (Tar.al.l'e) 2S aj
Hot]'* Malt (Kianer'a) ay 40
humiilut) 'a bi?i#i?, W 1 to 13 15 ? .
Hunvadi water i?-r little 25 So
Han*ou'* Corn halve. Mc , a tor 15
Irou bittern, ner Bottle " f,y loo
Mrllin'a l.-od, jer Bottle " 5.1 ;5
Nestles \lllk Fox1 ;is 50
lear'a Sua), per t ake 12 20
Pond's Extract, per Bottle ;14 50
Hau'aCoU'-li yrup 1* oj
1 ruxaiaii t ?.iurli Syrup 15
l'araer'a Hair Balaam ^y
Pierre'a Golden Med. Diacuv> 1 i tjy 1 yy
rierve'a Favorite I'.i? in UuL yy J yy
llcive'a Purva!i?e peiletla 15 "5
t>cheiick'> lilln. |wr box 15
if g s - ?7 1 Oo
S. 8 !?.. larg-e slie 1 17 j -5
haulord a Cataarb Cure 1 75 J yy
Ht-ott'a Lmulaiou Cod Liver (JU 11 <17 1 O0
Tamiut'e h. Itz* r Ai>erieiil t*;> 1 yy
\ aaeliue, l ure,auiall mie.. y5 iy
Vaaeliue, Itire. lartre aixe (15 1".
Vaaellue, Pure, the laiveat U.ttlea 15 VK
Vaaeliue Pomade, |?-r bottie 10
Waruer"a Hale Pilia. |>er Bottie 15 "}
waruer'a Kidjieyaud L.verCur. h5 125
w yetb'a Beef Irou andMiuc 0W 1 00
AA illiauia' Beet Irou and w lue lreaui
ai?d the Beat 80 1 yo
JMllior'a Cod Liver Oil and Lima......11 Qy 100
tAllii tTiia' PlK^pbatic Kmulniou. "La
best, (ireab in 1 mt bottle* 70
nater ot AmuioLla, tnll htreuirtb 10
V illume' Oouip. twraai>anlia 50
illiama'Lcae Toot b IVwuer 2*
Villiauia'guutle alio i.um Hair Tonic.. 50
PBLMCKIP1 IONS.
Our price* for preacrij Uona hare been reduced In
pro|*.rtion to other *o?<la ?e use otiiy ibe pureat
driiKa and ebemicai* liom tbe mo t re.labli .......Mr?
tnrera. He cbeeriully invite a earviui inaiwtiuii of
tliia departm. nt by tlie pbyaiciana.
lion'l mixlake tbe pUce? 1U1C TEMPLE DEUti
blokt, uuuer MaaoniL 1 en.pie, corner btli t ate
taI7 F. & * ILL1AM8 tt CO., Propnetora.
UsPBECEDEHTED ATTRACTION
OVLB A MILLION DIb'l HIBL'TED.
LOUISIANA STATE LOTTEEV C0MPAST
Incorporated by the Lerialatnre ?n 1WS for Edn
catioual and t^iaritahla I'urpohea, and ita franrbiae
pmiie a part of tbe preaent Stale (kiuautuuou in le>7u,
b) an overwbalminr |v| uW vote.
Ita MAMMOTH DRAWINGS take place Hemi-An
.paceinterl. and ita GRAND SIN
Oi.h N L liBLH DRA\^ INOM take 1 la.-e in ew b ol Uia
oilier ten uioutha of tbe year, and are all drawii iu
pubUc, at tbe Academy of Music, New Orleana, La
FAXED FOB T??EN 1 k YhARS.
FOB INTtGKITY OF IT8 DKVWINOS, AND
PROMPT PAYMENT OF PB1ZLS,
Atteated aa follow*:
"t?> <fe hrrfby m 'ifn 'knt ir? ??ipTriac fht ?rrnn<je.
*irtit*sor ail thrv.onthlt and Smt, A hnuoi itrnwingt *
7 he Lc-iiim.ni a ?> <>te l^itiry (iMijuti 1/. a*.ii in $iern m
a<atiiit< and ronlrr* th* L>< itnttfm thntuteir**. and that
i/u <aiht arr enwttrua irtfA h'tneMv. airw** and in
W"?l.raith lw?i a al fartu*. and wt authorut Ute (?.??
l-aoy fc. 1ime th*. a (<><u e. in th ra<~-dt iHtiss 14/ w <v
'?uluiisaiUi1 .?a. to ita aucm (1* /nt iUm."
?st
Comnii anion era.
r?. th* undrrtifm'd Kank~< ami 7!inter? trill f*u all
1*dravn in Tht Louinatm tslaU Luttti im uhirA
may kpmculeia ourcuuntert.
E M WALM8LEY, Pre* Lottlalana National Bank.
PIKKRE I.ANAC3C, Pres State National Bank
A BALOW IN, Pn-? New Orleana National 1 ""
OAiO. koilN, Pre* Union National Bank.
GRAND MONTHLY DRAWING
AT THE ACADEMY OF MUSIC. NEW ORLEANS
TUESDAY. MARCH 12. 1SVA
CAPITAL PRIZE. <300,000.
100,000 Ticketa at Twenty Dollar* each: Halraa
?10: guartara,*5; Tantba, ?2.1 wenuetba, ?L
LIST OF PRIZES.
1 PRIZE OF $300,000 la. ?300,000
1 PRIZE OF 100 OOO la. 100.000
1 PRIZE OF 60.000 la. 50,000
1 PRIZE OF 25.000 la. 25.000
2 PRIZES OF 10,000 ara. 20,tKK)
5 PHIZES OF 6,000 are 25.000
25 phUES OF 1.000 ara 25.000
100 PRIZES OE &OO ara 60,000
200 PlUZES OF 3O0 ara 00.000
600 PRIZES OF ?00 are 100,000 '
APPROXIMATION PRIZES.
lOOPrlaeaof S&OOara 60.000 !
lOOprizeaof 300ara. 30.000
100 Pnaaa of E00 an 20,000
TERMINAL FRIZES.
960 PrtaaaoltlOOara 999^00
IMW Priaeaof 100 are 9W.W00
S.134 Priaaa, amounting to... 91.054.S00
Norm-TtrkaU drawing Capital Mm* an not a
titled to Terminal Priaaa.
KMf Fob Clci Rana, or any fnrtlaer information
deal red. write legibly to tbe underaiarue.1. clearly
elaun* your reaadence, with State, Count)', Street and
Number. More rapid return mall delivery will beaa
eunadjby your aaarloatng aaa Envelope liaenna your full
Sand POSTAL NOTES, Ezpraaa Money Order*, or
New York Exchange In ordinary latter, Curraacy by
i ipreaa lat oatr ema?al artrlr?ni1 to
M. A DAUPHIN,
New
Addrw Begtetered Letteie to
NEW ORLEANS NATIONAL BANK.
New urlaaua, Ia.
"REMEMBER that tbe payment of priaaa k
GUARANTEED BY FOCB NATIONAL BANES of New
Or! war*, and the ticket* aaa atgned by the Preaidant of
an InaUvutloaa wkaoaa chartered ttghte are Tang '
in Uaa lalgiaeet Courte; tlaarafora. bawara at alii
tlon#or anonyiuoua arheanaa "
ONE DOLLAR la the price of the laileat
or fracUon of a Ticket ISSUED BY UB in any Draw
ing. Anything to oav naaae offered for laae thca a
Dollar ia a ewtadle. flS-i" " "
Fi lee SI fertaitl
Sead fcrUin
TUBEISH TABLET 00,1
WINTER RESORTS.
Hotel mt vernox^
ATLANTIC cm. N. J.
hri ^ jVszXVST
fJNHK OCEAN BOCSl^ATLAKJIC Cfft. >. J. "
_, _ ru?l?r OM Mar*?aaii?t.
J?l-eoSm I, 4. 1QD.
V LW *IXTHI KLsfcKT.
0 THE PRINCE)* ANNE.
V1RUIKIA BEACH. TA.
Till* Mt, arUatir and ootaptotely -appol n tad
BOW open mtaated ob the ATLANTIC OCEAB. 1*
MmMI okfole. v a_ ?Mi by Norfolk
AND VIRGINIA BEACH K K. and aa direct Uaa
between tha North aud Month. A primeval |4aa (onal
of about 1 WOO acrea. with baaatlfai dn vaa aa4 walks.
Aa a health reeort U haa no superior. Aldna
J. W. ??p?
Or S E. CHITTENDEN. tlato at Ufrfla Hotel. 044
Point Comfort. Va.), 44 bruadway. Saw Mllaai)
M-MM
THE LEHMAN. OCEAN END OF PENNSTLTA*
nia are., Atlantic (11). X. J. Enlanred aal b??lf
funuabed Hun i*rlor. atortnc bella, u.
? jaW-a.ta.tb-:?ui Mfchl W. ' ??'?
REOPENS FEBRTARY 1. 1M8U.
_ 1HK tilODDtKT
turner Partflr and Uuuola avenue*. Atlantic City. N.J.
. nouaeouay, ap|KiiDtniaata etagaut far
ma li?*l haLiiiiouitly, bwk<d tLoMifUff, Itrbu ?Uctrtfi.
i\k?iu? < h?#riul. uifttirNMi bmil. bitum*. warm ?ii%T
table sui^nor. ieri1i? polite, auo pvkir, niMta
roui?, invalida uuulc roojorubl#. tenua im>1 tlMHlftL
Onni fur ei^wem? uu TKm |>n?prWUir.
n nlf liim lor clnruter umI tonus. L. BTQDDilT
I^yy.CTOB^OCEAN END. ? C. ATM, AT^
lantic Citr Thoroughly reiL>vate& heated ?aa.
cc.. but and cold aaa * alar . open all tha year.
JalH-a.tuAth.Uui M *,IIJUMU
HE ACME.
. SEA END^FEEVn&EY AVE.
n.Vgm H J. BTuPOAED.
X THE BEA<H.
A11.AX TIC CITY. N. J.,
HADDON HaLL, |
0
flS-3m EDVUB LIFPEBOOTT.
SEAM UK HIUHL
'1 LAX TIC clTT. N J. Alwaya open and wall
hntnl Kle\*tor and evari i tberconvenience Oiack
UMU all trailM. CHAB KvASH. fl4-lm
Atlantic city. n. j -hotels, boaedino
Hv t:?*. Colturea. Lota aud Bath-lloOMa W tot off
lor aato br I. ti. Al'A V? 4 CO., real rotate aye n la Baal
L>uteai.ilUm Bui.dino. AUautit City. N J I14-Sw4
fitHE CUALFOXIE.
1 ATLANTIC OTT. E J.
Moved to tha baach.
EXLAROF.D AND IMPROVED.
CXM Hi A MS ED OCEAN VIEW.
Salt * alcr ball* In Um house Elevator.
Ml Tni E ROBERT* * MOKE
H
.. ... _ . t.?u the beach, heutuclgrBve,,
Will open February IB. laau J. MHliE ffl-5
O'lLL Ll'RAY.
atLaxtic cm. n j..
1)EXHHCBt>T.
. . ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.
Near tha baach. o| an grataa. good dralnaa*.
JAytES HOOD.
"ri'HL VAVERLY."
1. ATLAXTIC CITT. N.J.
0| fn all 1h* yaar. but and cold ara.altar hatha la
houac. auti |<arlora Br*. J. L. Bb k A XT. fal -4ai
ntL AiX I. ??????
tK*an 1 lid. \ ir>*irla av? . Atlantic City. N. J.
U|*ii_?ll the yaar tv.client fulfil,c
BhR W. L ADAUK.
?| BE IBLEKYOBTH. All AM I( in Y. Ji. J..
M. tm the beach, ata end of \ irfr.uia aire.,
MILL OI-EX t'LBh I Al. i y.lHHy.
Jal4-fim BUCE A i?cCLELLAN._
\VN'l I- AXI> KIHIX<i liLsoKl EATOX t-OT
"? taire Hotel, Old Hunt t'oliilurt, Va Teroia $ J
|*r ?1?> . Alo |?r v? w k and uoward
bk.ui.oa tttXiEEE. IVi.prkU*
PROPOSALS.
|>RoH(KAI> FOK FXUIXRtf AXD All; HI NK
a and Coiideuarr tor (.*uI.-aholi, X?vy lanl. V.
luirtoli.?FebruaO" "J3. IH*K. ? totaled i r><|>u?al*, in -
u.>racd ' IT' i uiala for Euirtnea, Sc.." will be iMeltad
at the bureau of Provision* and Clothing. XaT) De
partment, Maabiuirtoii. I) C.. until ELEVEN
O'CLOt'E AM. M Aiit H T WEXT^-THIRDTlh**.
and l ublii ly <>|fued uuuia>iiatai> thereafter, to far
niah ai d deliver, at the Vaabinyton Navy-yard, ttg
Anninirtuu A Hin.a Liannea and una Davidaoa'a Air
Punii and Cundenaer. Blank i>top>>aala aitb afaciB
vauonaand dearril'Uon uf the abuva, oaa ha obtained
U)ion ai'l'licatioii to the Bun-ail or to tha Ovueral
M>irekee|-er at Xavj -> ard, Vaabliiirton Tnat idaAa
cldedbyiot '1 he Driwrtmrnt reaervra Uaa nrht to
r>><ct any profoaal not d- en.ed advaniaaaotu la tha
Govemii..nt. JAHEs FT LTuX. Ha)uiaain-o?)>rv.
V. H. Navy (SS-law?a
FROPOKAI K FOR MACHINE TOOLS FOR OCN
Carriam- Shop Maahiuirton Navy \arxl. 1 abraary
-. 1 ? Naaled |Tuiajaal% induraed jTupuaaia far
Machine looU," will be r?*l\ed at tha Buraati of fn>.
vian.ua and t'i"ibina, Na? j I>ei artmant. >*aaniuftoa.
I?. C_ miul KLE\?X O CLUC'li A. M . FEMKl AKT
T W lixT I-MX. IhhW ai d publicly u(?oed iuuitadl
ately thereat tar. to lurnlah and deliver, at the Wnt
11 jrii ii Navy \ard. the folli>aiiia tua. liiua tinfto vix:
'J ali itin* machinea, 'Z boricoulal bortn? aud niUliM
luwhinaa. 1 rear cutter, :t horizontal borlac and dnli
ln?r iuat'btiiaa, 'i latna*. I universal n.iliui* machine, 1
pun niillli^r luach.ne 5 loniiff and turnmir 1
plaiunir uia>'blne. Blank prop?aela. with ipaJloa
and daacrii tioua of tha aaveral toola, can ha '
U(on a| plira.ion to the bureau, or to tha
M,.rekeei*r at Na*y Yard. Maahinvuic. Tto Mda 4a
cidedbylot. Tha Daiartiuant reaarvaa tha rhrnt ta
rejactauy propoaal Dot deriued a<lianiaaeuna to tha
Uuvernuiaut. JaMEb F'VLToN, Kiaaitr irtntral.
C. H. Xbt) . faS-lav4a
PhOIWALS FOK TAEINO DOWN FEUCEB.
citbce ol Public Buildup* aud Groaawa. Har Da
l'artn.rnt, U aahmirtun, D C, January 21. 1MMW ?
EM-aled proiMaala, In duiiicat* .will be racaivao at thia
office until X<K)X BOXDAY.FLBhl ABY TWEXTY
HHH, IhhM, lor taAina down the iron laucea around
Lalayitte aud Franklin B^uaiaa Furine and aperlfi
ca'.iona can be ublaluad at this i ffi.a Tha LBltaS
Mm.a reaer\ea the rmlit to re)aot any and all pco
luali 1 be attention of bidden la lovitad to tha arts
oi Counta* am rov?-d February lhf.V and Fab
nuy5;i, lKhi. \ ol. ui. ;i3V, and YoL 24, l?tf?
414. Matutea at Lal?a. Jl'HN B. ? ILsoX. Colonel,
t. S. Army. J?2?. 30,31.fl.2*,*3
FINANCIAL.
a. STABLlMll Ii 1014 CAPITAL.
Hi MtRPLlIb FUND. ? 2A4.000.
NATIONAL METBOl-uUTAH BANE OF WASH
INGTON. 61S lr.th at., oppoaita C. h Tnwur)'.
J. M. TBuMPHOX, BfcOBUE H. B. WHITE.
President. Caahtor.
Recelvea DrpoaiU, DiacoonU Paper, SaUa Ptlla at
Exehainre, Hakea CullacUoBa, and doaa a Oataanl Bank
lnir Buau
f KO. W. CORSON. JNO
!0 W. MACARTNEY.
Maiubar k. I.WkIh
CORBON 4 MACARTNET.
GIjOVF.R Ul ILDIKU, 141W r ST. N w.
Banker* aud Daatoia is Uovamaaaat BntxW
Depoalu Firhan#*. Loaaa ODltocUoaa.
Pallroad Htocka and bonds and all securities UsMI
?m tlx I ichaua-?s ot Naa- \orfc, Pbiladalphla. Buaua
and Baltimore bcuvbt and aold
A apecialty made of iDveatnient sectintiaa. Dtstrtat
Boiida and all Ix?ai Ballrasil Oaa. 1 near*are aa4 li
epbone Stuck dealt la.
Bell Teiephoa* Stack botwht and aot4Jylfl
ARCHITECTS.
STANTON M. HOWARD, ARCHITECT, MAY
_ Buildiur. cur. 7th and Em. n. w. Airhltoctaral
and Mechanical Draatno of every 4seuri?Uu*
promptly eucatad by eiiart drauebtamea. Jail-SB
RAN CIS R. FAVA. JR.. 4 CO,
Architects and Ctvll tnginrm.
t? lm* 14 J0 Fall*
F
If You Want The
GREATEST BARGAINS
That yon hire ever am 1b CLOTHING. hm4
once to the GIGANTIC BANEECPT SALE.
Metre Elegant Dreas Sulta ?5. #6. and 47. *
Good W or kin* Bolta at S3.7&. 44.44 60. and 4 i
Finest Urads of Black Hack and Cutaway Sails M
Imported Corkacre* at 47.75. 48, 4S.40, and 40
A fav of thoaa hue Pnaor Albert haiu krfl at 41474)
worth 440.
Aa4 Overcoats at 44.6S. *5. 06. BD4 4S.&0. !?*??
beauties. arorth from 412 ta 420aacb.
ChUdm'aHolta.from 4 to 14 yean, at 0L37.41.4B,
414T7, and 42; the Sneat quality at 42.24, 42.50. 4%
and 43.50. worth from 4*1 to 410.
Man's WorkiD* Pant*. 73c.
Splendid All-wool Drsas Panto at 4LMb 4L74. mt
It
Fire Enrliah Cordaroy Pants. 41-47.
ChUdiWs Enae panta. 33c? 8Mr? 4Uc.. and uOa
Thia aato wUl POSITIVELY CLUBS ta SIX
012 F STREET N.W.
FIRST CLOTHING STORE
BAXKBCFT CLOTHING SALE.
M Ratal knri if K.60Q fracs.
OUINALAROCHE
Al UmOORiTDIO TOKO.
COMTAIKIMO
PERUVIAN BARK, IRON, it
PURE CITIliR WIIL
ippiuii, rwint VI MS^ MOTVR, M*
E. POUOmAft m! A^tnhr tteU.L.
SO NOETU Vt l I.UiS IT, X. Y.

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