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,ve - ' vr 1 k ?- 18 TEE ART OF JAPAN. K Oriental Decorations Employed in Beautifying Our Homes WITH THEIR UNIQUE BRILLIANCY. Magnificent Booms in the YanderMlt and Marquand Bosses. DE.-HAJDIOXD'S JAFANESE BEDROOM rwiUTTEX FOB TEE DISPATCH. J The most rational of all the manias which from time to time ravage the community has been the Japanese. The fan and stick less parasol contain elements of decoration which are difficult to abuse and which in the proper hands are capable of the most pleasing decorative effects. "We saw that at the last exhibition of the water color society when the National Academy of Design received an unusual touch in view of the costume ball. Then the large south room had a frieze of cold Japanese cloth in which dead gold parasols were placed as disks between branches of palm, the gold and dull green mingling in beautiful harmonv. Dr. William Hammond years ago had a Japanese bedroom with a frieze of fans that showed what could be done in this way. The merit of Japanese decorations is that It never looks cheap if managed with any de gree of skill; and the reason why it is so difficult to offend in using Japanese mater ials is because the Japanese are so thor oughly an artistic people that they show it on the commonest paper, the cheapest cot tons and the simplest wares. Drawing is with them practically an in stinct, and their knowledge of natural forms amounts to omnisccnce. The truth to na ture's freshness and sense of spontaneity that one finds in every turn of a dry and broken branch conveys a lively sense of pleasure. The skill and assurance with which they juxtapose colors defy laws and harmonize the irreconcilable with an audacity which captures us. So lar removed as the east is from the west is the Japanese theory of decoration from that ot mediaeval Europe, the source of that modern decoration we have received filtered through William Morris and his school. It is the old conflict in modern guise be tween our art and natural command long ago strengthened on the one side by the third commandment, as in Arabia, it was by the command of the prophet, so pro foundly influencing the directions of Moor ish ornaments. The position of naturalism to-day both in art and literature has been strengthened by and reacted in favor of Japanese art BEAUTIFUL EFFECTS. Mr. John La Farge was the first man in this country and at least 25 Tears ago to ap preciate Japanese art. At that time it was not only difficult to carry anyone beyond the belief that the Japanese didn't know anything about perspective, but the de mand for artistic surroundings had not "set in. One of the first and equivalent results of our American stained glass were three panels made by Mr. La Farge for the nursery of Mr. Cornelius "Vanderbilt They were Jap anese effects in which a mountain, Fujiyama, moonlight, a lake and a house combined in a beautiful piece of color, and in which lay that snggestiveness of story and legend that always find a place in Jap anese art. The most independent adapter of Japanese art has been Mr. Bobert Blum, the artist. His first efforts were seen in a studio occupied by Mr. Blum and Mr. Xjungren, and its novelty as well as beauty captured every one who entered it. There was a coarse canvas frieze on which were painted branches of cherry and apple, skimming birds, Japanese emblems and Japanese stuffs and wares assisted the deco ration. Mr. Blum was then called upon to decor ate the dining room of the house now: occu pied by Mr. George Blanchard on "Wash ington Square, which was done on a more elaborate scale. And he is the decorator of the tower room in Mr. Charles J. Osborne's villa at Mamaroneck. Mr. Osborne's villa is beautifully situated on the Sound, and this tower room overlooks the prospect of wood and lake. It is conical and the dec oration begins above the matted dado. This Eeems to be taken from cloud efiects that are seen on cheap Japanese fans. It con sists of waving bands of shaded gray, blue and pink. Their irregular outlines are further defined on. the one side bv a dull silvered cord about the size of a clothesline. The color lightens toward the apex of the cone, when it suddenly darkens by the in troduction of browns and hangs above like a storm cloud, and out of the threatening mass at the very top three gilded dragons lilt their heads. A CLETEE DEVICE. I saw this room before it was furnished, and happening to speak while standing in the center of the room was startled by a cu rious response above. Looking hastily up I saw for the first time these angry beasts. The sound appeared to come so directly from their mouths that for the moment my heart stood still. A more cleverly conceived echo could not be devised. Japanese fans and stuffs and paper of , the commonest sort teem with notions that he used successfully. I have seen a matting dado in a nursery ornamented with clever copies of the curious domestic groups that make so interesting and familiar a part of Japanese decoration. Kakimonos, which are the Japanese pictures, and are used to hang on the walls, are infinitely better than poor pictures. Some of these are very mag nificent, and the Japanese have their old masters who painted kakimonos as we have our old masters in oil. They bring high prices both in Europe and this coun try, but the Japanese have this advantage, that the kakimonos are also good art and cheap pictures with us usually mean bad art. Dr. E. H. "Williams, of Philadelphia, has a Japanese room that carries with it that interesting and fruitful snggestiveness , which always is found in Japanese art The principal partof the decoration is the frieze, the room being buns; below in Japan ese stuffs. The frieze is gilded and painted upon with branches of blossoming cherry and plum. Inserted among this decoration and assisting it, is a Japanese poem cele brating the delights of love and spring. The Japanese room as it is commonly found is a sort of show room for Japanese objects of art Such is the famous Japanese room of Mrs. "W. H. Vanderbilt, which is a cabinet of a magnificent kind for Japanese curios. The wood is cherry but painted to represent red lacquer and occupies a promi nent place above as trusses beneath the ceiling of interlaced bamboo. The walls are hung in Japanese gold brocade and are divided into irregular shelves such as we see in the teak wood cabinets. These shelves and the little curtained receptacles hold the precious wares, jade porcelains and bronzes and here and fhere gleam brilliant 1 pieces 01 enioroiaery. This use of wood simulating red lacquer is not confined to Japanese rooms, but is used where certain color schemes in red are desired. There is a richness in the color of red lacquer, a certain sense of yellow in the red to which it owes its full glowing tone that so readily carries upward into yellow, and which can be contrasted with certain blues with such admirable results. BEAUTT'3 SILENT ELOQUENCE. The Japanese room of Mr. Henry Mar quand, the new President of the Metropoli tan Museum, illustrates the adaptability of Japanese art room needs. Its purpose is that of a living room, a room in which a man may find himself t home surrounded not only by his family, but also bv the pre cious but eloquent silence of dear inanimate things. The snggestiveness ot Japanese art, which has been several times alluded to, makes it the best of company. Every form jt packed with meaning. Lying back at his ease, the owner of this room may read, wherever his eyes turn the legends, goblin stories, grotesque babies, mythology and poetry ot this interesting people", for these are written wherever the Japanese artist has traced a surface with brush, chisel, grave or needle. i The room is a combination of old and modern work. Mr. Marquand had collected much that could be incorporated in the structure of the room, and this has been supplemented bv modern work carried out, however, on Japanese principles and in the spirit ofJapanese art Conceive of the room in panels, and each panel a picture or an effect in color made up of the most magnificent materials. These panels include doors, windows and fireplace, each treated in a way that shows the beauti ful artistically, but have some meaning. Thedoors, for example, may be considered as pictures set in magnificent frames. .There are two of them and they are double, disap pearing where bronze dragons on the floor uncoil themselves and disappear in the wall. The pictures in one door are two superb lacquer panels representing spring and autumn, and the other the thunder god and an engaging devil simulated in gold, ivory and mother of pearl. The frames are mag nificently carved and with panels of wrought metal and stack work. The wall space between the panels are hung with embroideries on red velours with scenes of domestic life wrought fully an inch in relief Then come irregular shelv ing and cabinets of quebracho wood, a hard red wood from Brazil, which is the wood used in the room. In one of these cabinet panels with background of silver lacquer and bronze, each piece a work of art, is a magnificent collection of blue and white porcelain. In another panel are found tor quoise and green porcelain. Still another holds Mr. Marquand's superb splash ware combined with pink and gray porcelain The baywindow in a raised alcove is an other of these subdivisions. THE CULMINATION OF SYMBOLISM. But all the significance of detail cul minates at the fire place which celebrates the mystery of Japanese fire worships. The symbolism begins with two crystal globes resting on the backs of two bronze tortoise. These are wreathed in flame like forms and aro 1 1 irJ-io1 imrr Koninrl Ktr alAtrin lirvnta on this base the mantel structure is raised and terminates in the cross piece cloissone panels indicating the seven wonders of the world. Birds, flowers, wave crests, finny things, all the insects that are attracted by flame, find a place here in fire screen, fender, fire implements, while the center of all this symbolism is an immense chased silver plaque set in the mantel breast The ceiling of the room is written over with rich carvings. Here the months are represented in the signs of the zodiac, the days of the week, the 26 letters of the alpha bet, the numerals up to ten, the hours of the day with suggestive legends, flowers, fruits and all sorts of natural forms, unite in an elaborate scheme. From the center a chain of bronze monkeys support a vase around which is a corona of candle. The clock is another beautiful feature. Old Time cuts out the hours, and a crystal ball on which are flying birds swinging across a back ground of tiny turquoise vases. The bronze registers stimulate tongues of flame. And a ventilating apparatus of bronze forms the .pedestal for a large pentagonic vase, the gem of M. Marquand's collection. Elec tric light, steam heat, modern ventilation, electricity do not belong to Japanese life, but to these Japanese art gracefully bends. Tbe adaptation to the acquirements of our later civilization as it is seen here is very interesting. Another thing is worth re marking, and apropos of what a Japanese of cultivation who lives here once said to me, which was: "The profusion in your American houses bewilders me. He makes our pleasures co further. In a Japanese room you rarely see more than one kind of art at a time. That is given the most promi nent place in the room. Everything does it honor. Then, when we havefeasted and drunken on its beauty, it is taken tor some other part of the house, and some other beautiful thing takes its place. But you Americans, with your common rooms, suffer always an artistic indigestion." Now, in Mr. Marquand's room, which is made up of beautiful things, this difficulty is obviated by withdrawing them into panels, of which the color impression is the first thing, leaving the details to assert themselves later. Mart Gat Humphbets. THE WHITE HODSE LADT. Mrs. Harrison Is Her Own Housekeeper and Superintends Thins. Philadelphia, Tim es. l The domestic routine of the "White House is very much similar to what the Harrison household was in Indianapolis. Mrs. Har rison is her own housekeeper. She looks after everything. Every morning she gives her orders to the 'retinue of servants. The steward gets his instructions regularly every morning. So does everybody else. Mrs. Harrison's management of the Executive Mansion is the personification of simplicity. She goes about the residence portion ot the "White House, which is the west end part, as though she was in a little quiet, unpre tentious home. She is not awed of the great high ceilings, the big rooms, the stately fnrniture or the immeese portraits of dead Presidents and their wives, who look down upon her out of their gilded frames. Mrs. Harrison is very active and of a very cheerful disposition. She goes shopping and carries bundles back to the White House, and gets out of a common coupe with as little pretension as though she was entering her old home In the "West. The servants of the "White House have come to like her. She has a kind word for all of them. So far four servants have been 'discharged, a drunken waiter, who drank too much on inauguration day; drunken watchman, who thought he had been there so long that he couldn't be dischargedand two colored laun dresses, who marched off for several after noons at 2 o'clock with the Leys of the laundry in their pockets, and who didn't return until 9 o'clock in the mornings. A New Wny to Hill Sparrows. 8aglnwKews. A Bay City man has found a new means of reducing the English sparrow flock. He arms the birds with tiny steel spurs and makes them fight as a chicken fancier would a pair of game cocks. The birds are so pugnacious that a battle generally ends in the death of one of the contesants. Tnlnnble Aid. Burlington Free Press. Smith Jones, were you enlisted during the war? Jones No, nut my sympathies were. A Vigorous Awakening. Sirs. Fondley "Why, father! what are you doing? Little Edwin I thought he'd slept long enough, so I connected his Mectric belt with th' burglar alarm an touched her off. Judge. See that you are not imposed on by imi tations, of Salvation Oil Price 25 cts a bottle. The Prohibition Amendment May stop the sale of liquor, but it will only increase the popularity of Marvin's superior bread and crackers. All grocers keep them. TUFSU TKE WICKED MONTE CAELO A Glance at Some of the Terrible Scenes Witnessed There. WHERE VICIOUS PEOPLE LINGER. How Childhood is Exposed to theAtmos , phereof the Gaming Hell.' A DEAD TOWN FOR ALL BDT GAMBLEE6 There is not in all the world so melancholy a place as Monte Carlo, a "-quarter" so dull and deserted as the Condamine. Perhaps in the morning you meet the cuisinieres and the coiffeurs, the former going to market, the latter to wait on the ladies forming their clientele; but after 1 o'clock everybody is at the Casino. Even Pompeii, with its few visitors, is certainly livelier than Monte Carlo. The only vehicles you see are those going from the railway station to the Casino, or "the employes' omnibus," which takes backward and forward the croupiers and the musicians, all of whom live in old Mon aco. Monte Carlo is, in fact, a dead tows. People live there only for the tripot The administration is so motherly in its care for you that it keeps all temptations out of your way. You do not see, as at Baden, shops full of jewelry and diamonds near the Casino magasins where you could "spend the money which you have gained at the tables. Besides the art-pottery and the preserved fruits, I defy you to find anything to buy for your friends. No; all the money which you have in your pocket, as well as that which goes out of the Casino, must be kept at Monte Carlo. Charming for a week's or a fortnight's visit Monte Carlo is insupportable beyond that time. If you are tired of the concerts and one cannot be listening to music every evening if ' you do pot grumble, if you know by heart the salles de jeu and the peo plewho throng them, if you have read the newspapers in the reading-room what can you do with yourself for the rest -of the evening? Tour only resource is to smoke a cigar in the atrium, which is somewhat akin to "behind the scenes" of a theater. You see in the atrium something, of every thing, and types which you had not noticed in the gambling rooms. Here are the women not respectable enough, in the opinion of the administration, to be favored with a carte d'entree. You ask yourself what these unfortunate outsiders can possibly have done, when you see the people who are ad mitted to the rooms, and who promenade them like queens! Besides these, you see in the atrium the persons who are waiting for the gamblers ot both sexes who have promised to bring them their winnings, in order not to risk losing them. A MOTLEY CONTINGENT. The people who are owed money, and who are waiting to be paid, also form a numer ous contingent. This gentleman walking so fast, without a hat, has come to smoke a cigar, to see if that will "change the luck." Tbe money lenders of both sexes swarm in the atrium to-night, for they have learned that a young Marquis, concerning whose means they are perfectly well informed, has lost, in less than half an hour, 45,000 francs, and all before dinner, too! Poor Marquis! he is obliged to ask one of the crew a hor rible ruffian to dine with him at the Hotel de Paris, and at the public tablet The af fair will be talked about during dessert Not over proud, the Marquis! Upon this divan, near the door leading out of the salle de jeu, sits the mamma who is ldbking out for an establishment for her daughter. It is a good position, this. No one can go out without being seen. Sometimes also you are a witness of terrible scenes. You hear fragments of angry dialogue between hus band and wife: "You have completely ruined me, miserable!" "I will ass them not to let you enter the rooms again!" "You have taken my earrings, you thief I" This handsome youngnan, with a foreign decoration in his coat, threatens an elderly woman because she will not give him her bracelet to pawn and ''thus be able to have another turn at tne tables! Another revolting sight is the number of children whom their parents leave in the atrium, where the most vicious people in the world congregate, while they go to gam ble. One shudders -at the thought of what these poor children are exposed to at the idea of what they may see and hear. Two divans seem to be reserved for them; and every now and then their parents come to see what they are doing. The little boys are dressed in English fashion, and the little girls in the Kate Greenaway style, with large bonnets such as were worn under the dircctoire. They make friends of one another, and talk about their parents. "Mam ma lost 6,000 francs," says one. "My papa lost 10, 0001" says another. "We haven't enough money to take us back to Paris or to Lon don!" adds a third. "Papa has telegraphed to grandpapa to send us some money!" UNHAPPT CHILDBEN. But they have something to do besides gossip. Sometimes you see them, book in hand, learning their lessons. At other times toward 10 o'clock at night over come bv fatigue, you will find them stretched on the divans, fast asleep. I asked an English boy of 12, who was spin ning a top in his hand, why he and his little sister did not go to bed. They were living at an hotel, had no servants, and (said the child) their parents did not like to leave them alone! So every night these poor children waited in the atrium until the gambling was over, or th'eir parents "cleaned out" "Well." I said, "you must be glad to get to bed then!" "Oh, but we don't go to bed directly. Papa and mamma take us with them to the cafe, because they are so thirsty!" There are children who oc casionally h'ave to do servants' wqrk. I have seen some-little Russians going to buy something for breakfast Their parents did not dare to go to the charcuticr's themselves, and were ashamed tolet their servants go. The atrium is also the refuge of the local officials and others who are not permitted to enter the gambling rooms. But on-e would like to know the motives for their exclusion, as the administration and the subsidized newspapers repeat, urbi et orbi, that there is nothing in the world more honest and mcral than the gambling as prac tised at Monte Carlo! How does the administration explain that what is eminently moral for . all other Europeansfor Asiatics,and for Americans, is a sink of iniquity for the subjects of the Prince of Monaco? A curious personage this absolute monarch, the last roi-soleil, maintained in his principality, after the Treaties of Vienna, by Talleyrand, who was, it is said, a relation of the'Princess ot Monaco a monarch ofto-dav subsidized by a tripot! M. Blanc did a marvelous stroke of business. The Prince of Monaco has only 250,000 francs per annum, and 18,000,000 passed over the tapis vert in 1883 ! The re ceipts for 1881 and 1882 did not, however, rise beyond 12,000,000. SNUBBED BY YICTOBIA. The Prince of Monaco reigns overhis 5,000 subjects from the height of a throne, glided by the tripot, with the solemnity of Louis XIV. at Versailles, His guard " honor (is it the correct'term?) is composed of 70 men; his army, of 36 carabiniers and 18 sercents de ville. "What people sa about the etiquettq ot this court is difficult to realize. Taciturn and blind, the Prince lives surrounded by Jesuits and "the re ligious." Some say he is stung by remorse at his metier; others, on the contrary, assure us that he regards his satisfactory position with majestic philosophy and serenity. Like the Persian monarch, the Prince of Monaco is seldom seen. His .son, the hereditary prince, spep'ls a week every year in the Principality d gives a dinner to the principal functionaries, tlje clergy, the navy, the army, the judges, tbe other principal personages in the Principality, and the lords of roulette and barons ottrente-et-quarante. As the hereditary prince" rep resents his father, all must remain standing during the reception. Everybody knows that Queen Victoria passed part of ?;" f PITTSBURG DISPATCH.. the spring of 1882 at Mentone. Tbe potentate of Monaco or rather his entourage actually expected a visit from the English Sovereign, and laid themselves out to give Her Majesty a fitting reception according to the ceremonial in force at the Court of Pepin of Heristal. Only the Prince's privy councillors and "the relig ious," who never quit his pillow, could tell us what wild dreams haunted the Prince's mind at that time. Perhaps he thought that the Qtieen would ask to review the troopsl Anv way, the throne was furbished up and made to look like new. The pro prietors of the Casino, knowing the Queen's artistic tastes, put in their programme every Thursday (that is the classical music day) the "Symphonie a la Beine," "Weber's over ture to""Jubel" (which contains the melody of "God Save the Queen!"), and Mendels sohn's "Scotch Symphony." It was even said that the croupiers were, secretly taught the words of the English national anthem, and were to sing, "God Save the Queen I" in chorus as tne Sovereign entered the gam bling rooms! A BOUQUET EEFUSED. Every Thursday morning they said, "The Queen is coming to-day;" and all through the concert people looked toward the Prince's bbx; but there was no queen there! As some sort of consolation, the ad ministration offered the publio the King and Queen of Saxony. One day, however, the arrival of the Boyal break was reported; but the Queen, who, as all know, strongly protests against the continuance of the tripot, and anxiously desires its suppression, declining to be attracted by the music, and passing in front of tbe gardens of Monte Carlo, walked up to Old Monaco, admired the view, and then returned to Mentone! What an outrage! Louis XTV. would not have been so hurt if Queen Christina of Sweden had refused his hospitality at Fontainebleau. A few days previously the gardens of Monte Carlo had sent the largest bouquet ever seen to Queen Victoria at Mentone; but, without even opening the box which contained the flowers, the Queen caused the bouquet to be returned to those who had sent it to. her! Happily, a few days after, the ex-Empress Eugenie came to pour a little balm upon this wound, and to console the puppet monarch for the cruel lesson taught him by the greatest lady in Europe and the Indies. Although with out a diocese, the principality possesses a mitred abbe a bishop in partibus, who must have at least three parishes under his jurisdiction before he can obtain a bishopric, and at Monaco there are only two. But, as the most cordial understanding exists be tween the church and the tripot, both having the same clientele, the mitred abbe obtained from Mme. Blanc, who was ex cessively pious, a third parish, appropriately christened "Notre-Dame de laBoulette!" " Piccadilly. BOGUS ANTIQUE F$tNITUE. Some Made of Old Luiuber and Some Stained to Look Old. Boiton Advertiser. a An old furniture repairer said the other day that at least three-quarters of the alleged antique furniture for which wealthy people pay fabulous prices is bogus. "How are they made?" says he. "When an old build ing at the North End is torn down there is always a good demand for the an cient oak timbers and sheathing. They are sound, well-seasoned and unmistakably old. This lumber makes up into excellent antique furniture. Those who make it are cunning workmen, and they all know how to apply chemicals which have the effect ot 'aging' the completed article so -that it is difficult even for an expert to detect the fraud. "But these clever cabinet-makers are not always scrupulous enough to have their clawiboted chairs, cabinets and so forth made up of old wood, but work up fresh young maple or oak, and stain or color it in such a way that you would believe the arti cle a century old. Some of the purchasers of these wonder why they snap and crack as they stand in their rooms. Of course they wouldn't do it if they were genuine antiques. By and by the veneering scales oft or the joints draw apart, and the thing is brought to me for repairs. I always know when I see one of these antiques coming in that someone has been paying too much for a whistle. " . MACHINE OIL IN SALAD. How Some Young; Lady Students In Boston Were BIndo Very Sick. Boston, April 12. There was something the matter with the salad at the New En gland Conservatory of Music last night To day, with the several hundred young lady students at the institution, tbe usual scale running and solfeggios have become a mat ter of less than secondary consideration. Por the nonce, indeed, the girls are thor oughly at odds with life and off tone with music. It is all through a mistake of the Con servatory's grocers. Big grocers they are the biggest dealers of their sort in th city, and theirmistake was correspondingly big. They had an order for a large lot of salad oil, for the Conservatory tables. In place of it they sent machine oil. That's what ailed the salad. And that's what ailed the girls. No fatalities are looked for. - The Doctor Soaked His Lantern. Lewlston Journal. A Stockton doctor's wife recently asked him to draw a pail of water. It was quite late in the evening and tbe doctor took' a pail in one hand and a lighted lantern in the other and started for tbe well. A hook and pole was used in the absence of a pump. The dpetor carefully fastened the lantern to the pole and lowered ii into the well, sub merging and entinguishing the, light Jt was only when the lantern was diawn to the surface that the mistake was discovered. He must be the doctor that sawed off the wrong leg! Good Women With Worthless Husbands. Norrlstown Herald. 1 A Boston man offers to prove by statistics that seven-tenths of the marriage engage ments that are broken are broken by women. When we look around and see the number of worthless husbands supported by their wives, the wonder is that at least ten-tenths of the broken marriage engagements are not broken by women. Allowance for Errors. Burlington i'ree Press. Tubbs I flatter myself that honesty is printed on my face. Grnbbs Well er yes, perhaps with some allowance for typographical errors. Not Accustomed to tbe Pastime. Mr. Hardy Lee (of Montpelier, Vt, who has come down to the seaboard to buy a yacht) We shall have to have a new wheel put in, captain. I never can ride this one in the world. Judge. Domestic Economy. Use only Marvin's superior bread and crackers. They are for sale by all grocers, and are the best made in the State. TUFSU .SUNDAY, APRIL ' 14. SOUTHERN CHITALRY. Bessie Bramble Discourses on the South Carolina Idea of the WHOLE DDTY OF MAN TO WOMAN. Southrons Give Up Their Seats in the Cars to Ladies:, bat N0T-ANETEN CHANCE IN LIFE'SBATTLES COBH-srONPEKCX 01 THS DISPATCH. Aiken, S. C, April 9. We used to hear a vast deal in the North about "Southern chivalry." General report made the infer ence plain that Southern gentlemen were made up of about equal.parts of Sir Philip Sidney and Chevalier Bayard and Thomas Jefferson and Lord Chesterfield. It was boastingly claimed before the war that they were assuredly more valorous and courage ous as well as knghts of chivalry, but while the first idea was effectually dispelled by the showing of the war that Yankee grit was more than a match for cultivated valor, the second claim has still been held as a peculiar characteristic of the men of the South. In a discussion a few nights ago a South ern lady maintained that the men away down here in Dixey were more high-toned than those of northern latitudes; that they had loftier ideals of what constituted the whole duty of man; that they were not lost in devotion to the almighty dollar, and were less given to digging and delving for vulgar wealth; that they were more atten tive to the sweet amenities of life, more deferential and courteous in their treatment of women, and, in short, more like the knights of old and warriors bold, made fa mous in song and story. It was pretty soon made plain, however, that her idea of chivalry was simply that men in the South were more deferential to women; more prone to pick up their handkerchiefs with courtly grace; more punctilious about giving them the inside of the sidewalk and the corner of the church pew; more given to compliments and poetic praise; more gal lant in their demeanor, and more elegant in their society manners. No gentlemen of Southern birth and breeding would sit in the cars and let a woman stand, no man would fail to resent an insult to his wife Or sister even to the extreme of laying down' his life. SOUNDS "WELL, BUT Now all this sounds very fine as proudly related by the Southern sister, but its truth has not been forcibly impressed upon our mind by personal observation. But even if it were all true, it would not put a stamp of superiority upon the noble Southrons as compared with their Northern brethren in the line of true nobility or real goodness. Manners, after all as some one says are only the shadows of virtues. A. better measure is that proposed by Mrs. Prim rose that "Handsome is as handsome does." "Comparisons," as Shakespeare puts it, "are odious," and by glorifying the chivalry of the South at the expense of the North, amity and good feeling are not enhanced. But if the truth were made plain, it would showthat what is ordinari ly called "chivalry" is as common North as it is South, if by that is meant good man ners, kindness, politeness, and the general desire to be agreeable. The chivalry of the South, as shown in the regard for and the treatment of women, are as deficient in justice and tbe practical working of the Golden Rule- as among the veriest boors'" of anywhere. An intelligent, cultured Southern man will be as tenderly solicitous of the comfort of ladies, and as sweetly complimentary in his conduct to them as the Bayard or Chesterfield of any country, but he is no more to be trusted to make wise and just laws for their 'interest and protection as a class than the veriest mudsill of the North. Nowhere in the Union do the highest ideas as to sweeter manners, purer laws andiJcommon justice prevail less than in the .State of South Carolina, which so highly prides itself upon its chivalry and devotion to women. NO JUSTICE FOE WOMAN. One of the States that may claim some of highest honors in Bevolutionary days, and perhaps we may say tbe direst dishonor of the Rebellion, it is of all the States of the union the hardest upon those described by Hilton as "The last the Dest of all God's works, Holy, divine, good, amiable and sweet." It maintains and exults in the worst features of tbe old common law with regard to them, and yet boasts of its chivalrous de votion to them. South Carolina gentlemen will pick up the handkerchief of the South Carolina sisters with the grace ofaRaleigh, tickle their ears with the compliments of a Chesterfield, but they will not make a law by which a married woman can hold her own property or escape legally from the persecutions and abuse of a brutal coward. They will give the woman they love the in side of the curb, and the corner of the pew, and the seat in the cars, but they will not grant them justice, or fair play, or an equal chance in the battle of life. They will glorify them in poetry, exalt them among the angels in sentiment, and do lots ot nice little things to show their appreciation of the dearly beloved sisters, but they will not accord to them the privileges of independ ence, the right to joint ownership of the family estate, or equal guardianship of their children. They will, as they claim, stand second to none in praise and appreciation of their virtues, or in paying them high devoirs as saints and angels, but they will allow no legal escape tor even the most holy and pure from marriage with the most cruel, brutal, depraved and profligate of men. With black slavery abolished white slavery in marriage is ardently upheld by laws made ostensibly by the wisest Could Northern boors and mudsills do worse or farther go? ' "WHITE SLATES. e It is a gratification to know that Pennsyl vania'men, while not all up to the standard of their high calling, are yet more ad vanced, more just, more fair, than all the "Southern chivalry" we have come across put together. Pennsylvania dees not take first rank as,a State that provides for equal rights, but it is ahead of most of the States in the South in giving its citizens fair play and an open field. Not boasting of chiv alry or of extreme devotion, or defer ence to women, it yet does more to make their lives tolerable, their rights secure, their chance of happiness more ten able than perhaps any State in the South, let alone South Carolina, whose boast it is that a woman making a mistake in marriage can never have it rectified, or escape from its horrors, or cease from its slavery, save by death. With this in view, it seems to us " that even if the dear sisters' view of chivalry were correct, that we would rather take our chances on the outside of the pavement or as to standing in the cars, or as to all those little deferences and obligations that men inflict upon women as chivalrous devotion to their interests. Northern visitors, without intending it, perhaps, are an immense missionary force in the South. The good sisters of the White Bibbon are pouring their ultra sentiments into the souls of women everywhere at tbe winter resorts. They get up little meetings in hotel and boarding house parlors, and are organizing and recruiting vast reserves for the W. JD. T. TJ. Moreover, they are advertising agents without being aware of it, since everywhere they urge the forma tion of clnbs for its organ, the Union Signal. , IT SHOCKED SOUTHEEN LADIES. Atalittleinformalmeetinginaparlorafew days ago a club ot ten was gotten up in short order. The ladies of the South are al most overwhelmed at the idea of a woman speaking out in meeting. Such an inde corous thing, such a departure from old time wars, such a violation ot the domestic - 1889. creeds of times agone, but they are being educated up to it quite fast At a little meeting in the interest of or ganizing a White Bibbon Club, a Southern lady, with tremendous claims to ancestry toldusthat she had never in her life before heard a woman speak or "pray in any meeting before, and lo, before the meeting ended, being invited she was betrayed into relating some personal experiences, and was greatly surprised when she found that she had made quite a speech herself, although without the lormality of rising to her feet Perhaps those present were not greatly amused. AVe know we had a little laugh away down low. Her remarks went far to justify somebody's wise saying that the way to speak in public is to speak right out, and if any eloquence be in you, it will flow. This lady had never heard a woman's speech until that day, and yet like a pent up rill she fell over the rocks, and went singing to the sea in a speech that for native eloqnence and touching pathos that struck home we never heard surpassed by a finished speaker. She had evidently been keeping all these matters in her heart, and a touch of opportunity sent her off. What a won derful power is this GREAT GIFT OF ELOQUENCE. This ability to reach the heart and wake the soul of the multitude. Men study for it, waste the midnight oil for it, tax their time and powers and learning to the utmost stretch tor it, and never succeed in becoming more than intolerable bores, who do more to injure the cause they advocate with labored "arguments and ac quired logic, while they with magnetic force of native eloquence can reach tbe hidden fires, with the divine spark and carry all before them, although they have never studied elocution, or know not a rule of oratory, or are wholly ignorant of a climax, or the acquired rhetoric that ,13 the "quackery of eloquence." Many women are gifted with this native force that more and more as prejudice dies out will find power of expression. This lady we speak of never found her Voice, but she presented a powerful contrast to another earnest sister engaged in the missionary cause, and 'who was presenting tbe shocking cases ot the women of India, and the efforts of missionaries in the cause of reaching the Zenanas in such tiresome style that many people left the meeting be fore the collection was taken up. for her benefit and that of the cause she advocated, and yet the collection was after all the objective point She had a long, written, rambling discourse that reminded one of nothing so much as one of the prosy, old-fashioned sermons that are nowhere tolerated in these days save in small villages away back in the woods. It was intolerable, and we felt like announcing that women as well as men who had not "the gift of the gab" should keep their heads shut and exercise some other talent LIVING BY FAITH. Two ladies are here in charge of two young Hindoo girls, who are being educated tor the medical profession. It is hoped that in the practice of such pro fession in their own country they will be enabled to do missionary work in quarters that cannot be reached in the ordinary style of missions. One of the odd things is that these ladies and their charges, like the Beverend Mailer, of En gland, live by faith, and it works well. One of the ladies told us that Dr. Agnew had sent them South for the benefit of the Hindoo girls' health. With not much more than enough to pay their fare they started. Two weeks ago they were reduced in their finances to two cents. But they had faith, though with fear and trembling. Not knowing how they were to procure an honest, paid-for breakiast, they had resort to selecting a text of Scripture with eyes shut, or some other like random method. The text thus pointed out was so encouraging and comforting they wrote it out ana pinned it up to the mantel where all could see it Shortly afterward a note came en closing $2, a happy beginning to the sums poured in which in a few days amounted to $110. This true story furnishes food for thought, and a suggestion that may be valuable to anti-poverty societies and persons under stress of privation. It 'also falls in with the principles ot the new school of Christian science, which can furnish succor and help to the afflicted without either doctors or medicine, or climate, or food. We hear of storms of snow and wind in far off Pittsburg, while here the lilacs are in bloom, tbe Wisteria hangs with mam moth purple clusters, the climbing roses are brilliant with blossoms, and asparagus tempts the appetite with its tender heads. The streets are thronged with people intent only on health or pleasure. What a con trast tp workaday Pittsburg. And yet, strange as it may be, all this bloom and blush of the beauty of June only make the exile more homesick and more heartily sure that after all the world over the roses of the soul bloom only at home. Bessie Bramble. ODDS ASD ENDS. Twenty-seven persons were arrested at a dog light near Wilmington, DeL, and were yes terday lined a sum aggregating, with costs SC18 SW. All female students in the New En gland Conservatory ot Music, at Boston, were made ill on Wednesday evening through the mistake of substituting machine oil for olive oil in the salad at dinner. While Messrs. Britton and Acker stood in front of the dispatcher's office, Pottstown, a penny dropped at their feet. As there was no one about at the time they watched and found that the coin was dropped by a sparrow. The birds roost in the cornice. A Jersey City postman recently saw a piece of paper sticking out of a crack in afire alarm box. Being a man of experience, he in vestigated and pulled out a letter. He mailed tbe letter and then followed it to its address, which was in the city. There he learned that it was dated seven months before. The death of David A. Gage, at Charles ton. K. H., recalls an episode in the history of Chicago in which tbe deceased played a leading part. Fifteen years ago he was one of Chica go's best citizens being at different times sole owner of Vie largest hotels in the city. Two years after the big fire he was elected city treasurer, and it was while holding that office that he emptied the treasury of about $1,000, 000 and caused a commercial panic in the city for a time. A wagon-load of silver dollars is twice a week transported from Woodstown to Sa lem, N. X, under charge of Messenger Powell, of the City National Bank of Salem. Between bis bank and the one in Woodstown there is no business affiliation, and consequently he must collect at Woodstown tbe cash for the checks drawn upon tbe bank there and handed in at the Salem institntion. His load on Tuesday last was 4,800 of the big round shin ers, and he was guardedby two men. , "Lor! Mrs. Green, what on arth's the matter with your husband 1" "Well, you see, he's been tryin' to do the iPigs-ln-CIover puzzle, and it sorter affected mm. jjye. A Poor Policy Is to Bay Cheap Colognes, Extracts or powders, when for little more you can have Atkinson's exquisite productions. an To be Expected. SUNDAY THOUGHTS -ON- BY. A CLERGYMAN. twnrnxH xon th pispatch. Christianity is above everything else, a life. It is not outward, but inward. It is not what we say, but do; not what we are reputed to be, but are. Its springs are found away down in that hidden realm, be low human law, below observation, where we are the sole spectators of ourselves. There, where thought originates, where mo tives are fashioned, where feeling begins, is the real Christianity. But though inward in its nature, it is out ward in its manifestation. Beligion is self .evidencing like the sun in August. Like the air. it is for everybody. Starting from with in it works Itself out inevitably, and affects every word and every deed. When religion is a profession, infidels scoff and unbelievers cavil. When it is a life, help ful, patient generous, loving, the world re joices. It Is easy to argue against Christianity when it is put Into a creed. It is impossible to controvert it when it it enshrined in daily practice. This gives power. A merchant Jives his be lief. Men straightway exclaim: "Ihave done business with that man for years. His religion it gennine. He is honest as the day. His word is as good as his bond, and both are Gilt edged." A, woman is a Christian in her home. Tbe children say: "Mother is a saint. How sweet she is, how charitable, how self-sacrificing. Her heart-throbs are prayers." The servants testify: "She is gennine. She bridles her tongue, keeps down her temper, and does as she wonld be done by." ""Such a Christian will silence allgarn-sayers, and go far to convett tbe neighborhood. Why is not the church full of themT The fault is not in Christianity. Juniper Tree Christians. The Prophet Elijah once had an attack of the hypo. There was no reason for it except per haps, that he was overworked and his liver was out of order. The nerves are the devil's fiddle strings. Anyhow, he left Israel; let his work, of which hisbands were lull, ooze out between his fingers, and ran away. He went beyond Beershebaand lay down under a juniper tree. Lying there, this is what he said: "It is enough; now, O Lord, take away my life." Evidently he had it bad. True, he was called to deal with a bad lot with Ahab, mean, cruel and leprons with iniquity: with Jezebel, the most formidable woman in tbe whole Bible, a woman who could have given points to Old Nick. Bat God was-H with him. God had just proved it by making him victorious over the priests of Baal there on Mt CarmeL He chose a bad time to run away. Men usually run from defeat, not from success. Had Elijah acted like himself he would have responded to Jezebel's in solent message when she sent him word that she wonld have his life before tbe morrow, as Cbrysostom 'did, when the Empress Eudoxia threatened him: "Go tell her 1 fear nothing but sin." He would have replied as Basil did when Valerius, the Anan Emperor, told him he would put him to death: "I wonld that you would I shall be in heaven tbe sooner." He wonld have said as the Prince of Conde did, when tbe French King commanded him to go to mass or else suffer perpetual banishment or death: "As to the first of these. I never will; as to the other two I leave the choice to Your Majesty." Elijah lost a splendid opportunity. Bat he soon came to himself and returned to his work In Israel. Only once in his life did he show tbe white feather. There are acres and acres of juniper tree Christians. They are ready to "die of a rose m aromatic pain." They despairof God, of them selves, of the Church, of the world. They are in a cbronie decline. Weak and spent they want to be perpetually coddled and carried. To these dillettanti we say: Get up from under that juniper tree. Elijah only stayed there for an hoar. You have pitched your camp and squatted there. Get up. Do some thing. Be something. If you want to imitate Elijah imitate him before and after tbe juniper tree episode. By confronting you will over come your difficulties, as he did. w No Need for New Sins. New Hampshire has practiced what we and has rejected the proposed Constltutionaf amendment prohibiting the manufacture and sale of liquor, by an adverse majority of 5,000 votes. The Boston Transcript, a, day or two since, printed a symposium of views foreshadowing the fate of tbe proposed similar amendment in Massachusetts at tbe election to be held on April 22. The tout result is, 207 votes against 85 in favor. The views are those of a great variety of prominent men, ot all callings. Of the lawyers 60 are against to 9 in favor: of the merchants, 43 are against to 18 in favor; of tbe college presidents, 7 are against to 2 in favor; ol the clergymen, 37 vote aye and 36 nay. The question as to whether it is a sin per se to manufacture and sell intoxicants is still an open one. In these circumstances, it is absnrd to treat a question of expediency as a question of criminality. There Is sin enongh in tbe world that is acknowledged to be sin. There is no need for a State to play Congress and legis late new sins into being. A majority may legislate for the judgment, bat not for the con science. A Need for TJnlon. At the approaching annual meeting of the Presbyterian General Synod, to be held In New York City May 16-30, the question of an organic union between tbe Northern and Southern wings will be again considered. The union shonld be effected. Tbe seamless robe of Christ is shamefully rent and parcelled out recalling the raffle of tbe Roman soldiers under the shadow of the cro-s. These divisions are at once the weakness and the reproach of Christianity. American Christians had better, learn a lesson from Japan and close np. It was wittily' said by an Episcopal lector awhile ago that there were so many divisions within the Episcopal Church, it was no wonder Enisconalians regarded their csmmnnion as having all the truth there was. Beside the traditional styles, of high and crazy. low and lazy, broad and bazy, there was every imagina ble combination of these styles order like the primeval chaos, "without form and void." An Appropriate Committee. A clergyman.'now the Vice Chancellor of a prominent Eastern university, wrote a book a few years ago. He wanted to have tho pub lishing house ot the Society of Friends, in Philadelphia, lssoe it. With this view he waited dpou the serene old broad brim In charge. "1 can't say whether we can take thy manu script or not Thee must seethe committee.'.' "What committee?" "Does thee know the history of our society 7" "Only in a general way." "Well, years ago we were subjected to much suffering and indignity by persecution, in all quarters. A central committee was formed here in Philadelphia to aid our persecuted brethren. It was called tbe Committee on Suf ferings. We live in happier times. TbeFrlends are no longer persecuted. Hence tbe commit tee has no more work to do in the way of help ing those who are oppressed. But it still exists in connection with our publishing work; and now when authors offer their manuscript to us we refer them to the Committee on Suffer ings." The future Vice Chancellor regarded the name and function as peculiarly aptl And This Is Fnme. Americans who have visited Geneva, 'In Switzerland, will recall the Church of St Pierre, one of tbe oldest in Europe. Parts of the structure date back 1,000 years. The edi fice is to be enlarged and partially rebuilt at a cost of 3100,000. This is John Calvin's old churcb. Apropos, and as illustrating how transient fame is, the writer of these lines being in Ge neva a year ago, asked the gnide, a bright and intelligent young fellow who spoke English well, if he knew Calvin's house t "Calvin,V said he, "what was his first name T" "Why. John-John Calvin." "What waa his liner "He was in the theological business, and was a prominent dealer." He had never heard of him! A Few Bright Thoughts. Stronger than steel Is' the sword of the spirit; Swifter than arrows The life of the truth is; Greater than anger Is love, that subdueth. Longfellow. But that one man should die ignorant who has the capacity for knowledge, this I call a tragedy?-CariyJe. The paucity of Christians is astonishing, con sidering the number of them. Leigh Hunt. To a man a woman Is always a conundrum, which he is never willing to give up. An agnostic is one who thinks that he knows all about everything, but that other people know nothing about anything. How can man love but what he yearns to help. R. Browning. , ORNITHOLOGICAL LORE. Ancient nnd Exploded staperstlilons Ilesnrd Ins; Birds Tbe Wren's Queer Hnblts Tbe Riddle of Ibe Flamingo Traditional Fowls Without Feet. From the London Globe. l 1 Gilbert White published his "Natural His tory" exactly 100 years ago. All who have read It must have been struck by the sagacity, as well as entertained by the quaintness, of the way In which he examined the case for migra tion ot birds. Well as he was informed on migra tion generally, and .candidly as he admitted that the whole case for migration "stands or falls together," yet the swallow was a standing pnzzle to him. So hard it Is, be says, "to sjiake off superstitions prejudices: they were sacked in, as it were, with one's mother's milk;" and so much evidence there secerned to be that the swallows might retire under the water. Was it not John Hunter who told us first bow tho interloping enckoo, blind and Independent though he is himself, ejects the lawful nurse lings from tbe nest bow he maneuvers his trembling, naked frame, until, little by little, he edges each nestling up the side of the nest and tips him over into tbe ditch below.'like-the heartless little ruffian that he ist The nest of the hedge sparrow or the robin would seem but tiny structures for so large a bird as the cuckoo to lay its eggs in, but we have learned that the cuckoo lays her egg first upon tha , ground, and then transfers it tb the nest wit her bill. Jennie Wren's Strange Ways. The common wren has a habit of making several nests and leaving them in a more or less finished condition before she finally deter mines where to nest in earnest. Most country persons are familiar with these. One sees them In such situations as the sides of a hay stack, the roofs of ont houses, the holes in a laggot stack, etc "Cock wren's nests," the boys call them, supposing that the cock bird roosts in them while be hen is sitting. It is a quaint thought this wily old paterfamilias In his snug retreat There may not be room for him in tho nursery, bnt his head, at any rate, shall not go roofless. Unfortunately for this theory there seems more probability that these extra nests are intended as roosting places for the young when hatched. They are certainly used as such. If you steal very quietly up to the haystack as soon as it is dark, and slip your hand over the entrance of one of these nests you will often find a soft, warm body or sever al inside. Usually tbe occupants are little coletita, but sometimes one finds there a little bunch of wrens. Naturalists Sorely Puzzled. The flamingo was the subject of a riddle that lasted many a long day. It was this, "What does tbe flamingo do with her long legs when she is sittingf "Stand, of course," used to be the answer. And so tbe pictures were drawn of the flamingo standing straddlewise across a nest contrived of carefully fitting proportions. But the visits of ornithologists of late years to the breeding places of these birds have shown this to be a pure fallacy. And visitors to the Natural History Museum, Cromwell road, can now see a flamingo correctly repre sented, sitting on her eggs like any other bird. The BInloUorons Vulture. The late Charles Waterton was at one time engaged in a controversy with the American naturalists as to the means by which the vul ture finds its prey. The Americans maintained it is by tbe eye alone, crediting tbe bird wittl a very imperfect sense of smell; Waterton, on the other hand, that it was by tbe marvelous acuteness of this very sense that the vulture, itself at an immense altitude, is guided to its tainted quarry, though hidden in the jungle far below. None who have read the "Essays" are likely to forget the withering scorn passed upon the heads of the would-be naturalists, the "closet naturalists" as he was wont to call them, by him who had lived many a long year alone with nature in all her moods. When at last they tried by a ruse, which reminds one of the old story of Apelles, to make the public believe that tbe vnltures had descended on torn holes in a "coarsely painted picture of a dead sheep," then the contempt of the gentle wanderer found utterance thus: "Pitiable in deed is tbe lot of tbe American vulture. His nose is declared useless in procuring food at the same time that his eyesight is proved to be lamentably defective. Unless something be done for him, 'tis ten to one bnt that he'll come to the parish at Iastj pellls et own, a bag of bones. A Footless Feathered Crenture. When that pride of tbe Arn Islands, the King Bird of Paradise, was first brought to this country in the shape of skins, those who saw it were cot more struck by tbe beauty of its plumes than by the curious fact that it had no feet. Tbe wise men therefore concluded that it never settled, but slept suspended in tbe ether by the play of those wonderful wing coverts. And forthwith they named it "apoda," the footless bird. Years after the traveler found that the Malays, to facilitate their rude taxidermy, were in the habit of cutting off Its feet for it iad feet as any other bird. Yet "apoda" It remains to this day. Which things are a parable. We all are children, and we live in in age destructive of old beliefs, and if we must even let tbe ostrich go who used to bury his bead in the sand and leave his eggs to be hatched, like the crocodile's, in the sun as in deed we must, he is but another added to tha list of dear, if inconsequent old friends that charmed our nursery days. SISTER SDE'S BUDGET. A Resume of ths Week In Local Religions and Charitable Circles. Ctbcxe E, of the King's Daughters, under the leadership of Mrs. Fnlton, held a bazaar in theTelephone building on Saturday evening. The proceeds are to go toward the "Flossie Howe Cot." IP the presbyteries of Pittsburg and Alle gheny consolidate, tbe new Presbytery will be one of the largest in tbe United States. It will consist of 200 members 100 ministers and 100 elders representing 100 churches. A meeting will be held this week to determine the matter. A lecture was given Friday evening in the Central Reformed Presbyterian Church, San dusky street Allegheny, by Joseph Bowes, Esq., on the subject, "Struggle of the Scotch Covenanters for Civil and Religions Liberty." The lecture was instructive as well as interest ing, giving the history of the Presbyterian iuurcu ox Scotland. Maxt of the Sabbath .school classes of ths Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church are am bitions to make a large offering on Easter Sun day for the benefit ot foreign missions. A par lor bazar was held at the home of the Misses Dougherty, on. Federal street Wednesday evening, in which three of the classes partici pated under tbe leadership of their several teachers. Tbe bazaar was generously patron ized and netted 5150. The Boarding Home for Girls, the gift of Mrs. Felix R. Bruno t to the Woman's Christian Association. Is now undergoing thorough re pair, and it will be ready for Occupancy by the 1st of May. The home is located on Stockton avenue, and is in everyway a desirable point for the location of such an Institution. Tha building Is four 'stories high, and contains, without the basement 2-1 rooms. They are well finished, and heated by gas. Tbe balls. -. are wide, giving ample room, while tbe parlors are handsome, after tbe old fashioned style, carved pillars supporting the archway between the lower parlors. The latter rooms will be used by the Board of Managers in their gen eral meetings. Miss Tomilson will be placed in charge as matron. The annual dinner for the benefit of the Home for Aged and Infirm Colored Women was held Thursday In Layfayette Hall. Those in charge of thedinnerwereMrs.C.BeIl,Mra. E. Hawkins, Mrs. Gatewood, Mrs. Watson, Mrs. Granderson, Mrs. Jackson. Mrs. M. E. Moseby. Financially it was a success, netting $200. In the evening a bazar was held. The booths gave quite a festive appearance to tha ball, making it very, gay and pretty with their brilliant drapings. The committee in the even ing included Mrs. Daniel Dorsey, Mrs. Jane Granderson. Mrs. John Edwards. Mrs. James ' Johnson, Rev. George B. Knox, Mrs. E. Haw. kins, Mrs. Ball, Mrs. Moseby, Rev. John Holll day, Mrs. SI. M. Bond. Mrs. Ellen Cain, Mrs. Phoebe Stinson, 'David Richards, James H., Johnson. Mrs. Afoses Watson, Mrs. T. J. Gate wood, Mrs. William Watson. Rev. William. BrooES, Daniel Dorsey, Mr. David Richards, Miss Sarah Mahoney. Mrs. Fanny Jackson. FOE DYSPEPSIA Use Horsford's Add Phosphate. Dr. J. J. McWilliams. Denison, la., says: "L have used it largely in nervousness and dys pepsia, and I consider that it stands unrivaled as a remedy in cases of this kind. I have also used it in case's of sleeplessness with very era.tr. fying results." " List, maiden, though you're keen of wit And thonghjjf many charms possessed. Yon'll never, never, make a hit Unless with pearly teeth you're blest Unless upon your toilet stand. Your Sozodont's kept close to hand. irwT Ripe for Easter. Do yon want somethfnsr delicious? Then try some of Marvin's Easter Creamy tha daintiest novelty of the season. xuirsii