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SANITARY. The Sewage Beginning to Flow Down the Canal, InJ tin Rlnr Kill He in Ruth Better CoadllUn • In n Few Baji. Follorton-Avenuo Conduit—The Slink ing South Fork. Dr. Do Wolf Going to Make It Hot for tho Distilleries, Their Emptying of Filth Into tho Forth Branch to Be Slopped. THE CANAL,. From ihe evidence presented yesterday It was evident that the river would soon be rid of the greater portion of its load of filth, for the water was moving In a southwesterly direction through the canal. Where, at the old Bridgeport lock, the day before, there had been eight feet four inches and eight feet six Inches of water—or what might bo termed water but for the super abundance of animal and vegetable nastiness which it contains, and which makes It, more strictly speaking, Uic most luscious kind of liquid manure—there was yesterday eight feet two Inches. This proved conclusively that the sources of surface supply which, since the re cent rains, bad swollen the volume of water In the canal and set the current, such ns It was, back to the riycr, were cut off, nnd the stream onco more resuming Its functions. The water was, , yesterday afternoon, mov ing at the rate of about one or one nnd n half miles \cr hour. Driftwood uml other accumulations which havo for the past week been floating up and down the river, to gether with choice hits of concentrated nasti ness from sewers ami stock-yards, were moving slowly along on the black bosom '.f the stream, while the air was burdened with the fetid fra grance of escaping gases. “O, wo don’t mind the smell much," said the telegraph operator at the lock, “except morntnes. Then it »« bad. You can oldios cut (hcoir. I guess they must save up oil (heir worst smells ami roitcucst garbage until night, mid turn dumn it into the river, down yonder on the South Fork. Wo get accustomed to the smell, so we don’t mind It much. ■ The folks down the canal are the ones who object loudest to the sewage.” Whenever there is sufficient current In the canal to carrv the filth down and away from the cltv, ttie river becomes comparatively clean. Thrn the wnters of the South Fork of the South Branch ore sucked out ami discharged into tho mouth of the canal, mid the main channel sup. lies fresh lake water to take the place of tin* dirty mess. It will bo somo time, no doubt, before the waters of lit* river become pure ogain. for thov hare so long been galheringitoelr filth that it will require pretty severodrenclmigs to modify even to a small degree the Inicnrity of their foul condition. Evga with the water now movmg in the direction so much desired, nmt a prospect held out that the air may bo relieved of Us obnox ious odors and the channels of their turgid-contents of contents of concentrated foulness. It can hardly be hoped that the river, under the present system of drainage, coo Jose more than a small 'portion of lift Inky filth; uml yet this, even, would bo a godsend. Anything that will bring fresh water from the take will bo boiled with joy as the means of averting the possibility of some serious epidemic liable to break out at any moment alone me borders of the river,—Mini open sluice-box for the sewage of n half million of people. , As before sloled, (he water was moving down the canal yesterday.' /it will soon he In order for those who Inhabit the neighborhood of this bigdltrh dawn country to begin sending up ih.-lr protests against this prc.-lpltatlon of manure. Their olfactories are treated to this delicious odor now nml then, as Ihe sewage sweeps along the canal, tarnishing everything with which It comes into contact, and Urn unfortu nate people complain that It Isn’t Jnst the square thing to besmear them with excrement and other delicate substances calculated to make them n ■ burden to one another, it certainly docs seem a little hard to-day tricks with Ihe country air, hut It doesn’t last long, uml the slight Infliction tipou the people along that route brings about a corresponding beneficial condition of things here in this great cltv. For miles down Urn canal yesterday tho water had changed color, and was is black as the blackest Ink. The sewage was moving out. It swept around tho turn from the South Fork, and uus n relief to the reeking sewers and stinking slips of-tho Block- Yards region. Down the main brunch the water began moving southwesterly, uml it was notice able that the liquid was considerably thinner than It had been known to bo for many days past. Vronellcrs had less trouble moving through the stiff stuff, nnd tugs loft little or no traces of their passing to uml fro in the pudding element. Dead dogs nnd other carrion, excre ment, fetid matter from slaughter-houses, liquid corruption of every kind, loosened by the Vessels and benterf up by the tugs, floated down as a precious boon to the denizens along the canal. If thev were shrewd, now, they might utilize this sewage mid get even with Chicago by raising big beets nml other garden truck, uud charging big prices for the same. TIIE WEST BRANCH. The West Branch of the South Branch of the Chicago Hirer (a that portion of this delectable stream that skirts along the Bridewell grounds, to localize it, and empties Into the Southßreuch last below the Ashland avenue bridge, and where, also, the canal intersects the river. This stream is. beyond the bridge mentioned, usually pretty clean, and some distance up It contains perch ami other fish. “Here at this bridge,last year,” said the Ashland avenue bridge-lender, ” tin ro were perch and bullheads. We used to ratcb lots of 'em; but thcv'ro gone up now. You don't catch any fish in water like thul.” Tiie river here was os black ns ink, and as foul smelling os any mess of rottenness could be, Just beyond the bridge, up-stream, there were, perhaps, twenty-live bova swimming, and apparently having a delightful time In the tilth. There was about a mile-eurrcut here, and the sewage was drifting in from the Bomb Branch and sweeping up past the point where the boys were swimming in the nasty water. .‘‘Do Die bovs swim lucre much?” 41 Yes.” replied the.bridge-tender, "flatlt isn't olwats as dtrtv as it Is to-day. The water is unusually tiithy just now.” Do you have much current hero! ” ‘‘Not a great deal. Itgoca both woys, chang ing every low minutes.” “ Is ilm region well sewored? ” ‘‘There’s a sewer here under this bridge and ooeup at Western avenue.” ” Uiver is pretty nasty, isn't’ it,—unusually bo!” “Yes; bat If you call this dirt you ought to go over to the South Fork. You can wulk across Uml.” There was a northeast wind blowing up there, and this forced Die water “ up stream.” It was evident that, with a shilling wind, the current would soon change, aud the stream unite with the canal flow. TUB SOUTH FORK. This receptacle of ’ the sloughs of the Stock- Yards is a seething mass of corruption. Tim broiling bud has fairly festered Us contents, un til now it oozes Its horrible filth out In sicken ing odors that fairly stifle one unaccustomed to them. And yet tbe people who live up there endure the stench, and, apparently, enjoy It. One would expect to see them with puses grown out of natural shape, by reason of closing them against urn con tinuous repugnant . smells; but. on the contrary, the stench has no appreciable effect. The children ore hardy, dirty, and tough; the youth dirty, ragged, and saucy; the growu-up citizens foul-smelling and fat, umi much given to slaughtering, rendering, and other vocations not calculated tor the fastidious. A glance at this fork of the river yesterday showed that ti had not yet experienced the good results likely to succeed the dcaring-out of the couth branch through the tonal-flowing. It Has very black, very nasty, and very unsavory. THE CONDUIT. The Fullertou-avenue conduit, a historical public work, which has been fur some years lu process of cuDsiruction, is now arriving at the period of completion. This big drain Is some thing in the neighborhood of two miles Id length, and extends from the North Branch of the Chicago Uiverat Clyhouro avenue cast to the lake. Mr. Thomas E. Courtney, Uto pres ent contractor, took the task of completing the remaining 10(1 feet of this work about the mid dle of Juue last. Previous to that time there had been an interval of more than twelve months during which the work had been aband oned, owing to the low state of the city finals. At the period indicated the work was resumed, and it is now anticipated that about Oct. I the pumping machinery will iiaru been sot. and mo conduit will be- ln working order. A visit to the, spot yesterday tfy a Tninuwa reporter developed the met that tho excavation was well along, that the mason woyk was In a forward state, mid that business was procreating satisfactorily and steadily. There was n delay of several days recently, owing to tho heavy rains, nmt July 6 nml A the men wore on a strike. There are now between thirty and forty laborers employed on me contract, which Is as many as can be utilized Lite way tho work is fixed. . Tin* enctncs and hollers are being constructed st Zanesville, 0. They are not yet completed, but will be in readiness as soon as they arc re quired. It will probably bo two weeks yet be fore me worn of pulling in the machinery will be commenced. There will be some necessary delay of the mason work, widen will tend to retard tho -completion of Hie Job. The deck walls, enirtne-house. chimney, and the connections havo yet to bo made. The river connection Is yet to be built, and «l»* con nection with the outer end of ihe tunnel, S\ hen completed, the works will hate a capacity quite sufficient to keep the North Branch In a good, healthy condition. The Inky waters of that sluggish stream now send lorih an odor which poisons the air for miles around, and is doubt less • fruitful source of disease among the ad jacent population who arc helplessly In Us power. The works will bo su constructed that the water can ho pumped out of or Into the river as the circumstances of the ease may require. Tills conduit has cost the city much money, and, during the long period ol its construction, has been a fruitful source of annoyance. It Is to be hoped that the tunnel will subserve Iho purpose for which It was Intended. The conduit will, atunv rate, afford an outlet to the lake for a largo amount ol surface-water which now and Him floods that portion of the city. Tflß HEALTH DEPARTMENT. A reporter called on Health-Commissioner Dc Wolf yesterday, nnd asked him how things were getting along In bis Deportment. “All right,” was the reply. “Have any more young doctors applied for thcposltlonof Inspectoral Tenement-Houses! ” “Not to-day; but I’ll have fifty at wont soon.” “ Have you received any more reports from those now ou duty I ” “No; they wilt send none In until Saturday.” “ Has ‘he Mayor signed ihe order giving you $115,000 additional for scavenger work! ” “Not yet.” The reason Is doubtless because the City- Clerk (or somo reason neglected to send It to his lionor. It has been charged that the teumsters who remove the garbage were In the habit of dump ing It Into the river or wherever It suited ihem, but, If this Is dune, Commissioner I)e Wolf Is Ignorant of It, and wants anv one who has knowledge on the subject to communicate It to him, that nc may toko summary action. “ The curbacc.” sifld he to a Tiiiddne re porter yesterday, “ which Is not collected by Individuals for their animals, Is gathered up bv our wagons nnd delivered to them io differ ent parts of the city. These men often miss a bat rel or a box which our men gel hold of. As the stuff ts mixed with ashes or other dirt, and cannot be eaten bv cattle or hogs, our wagons take It out to Humboldt Park mid bury ll with mic night-soil, or to the quarry-boles iu the Thirteenth Ward.” “ Are (he teamsters watched to see that they so dispose of Itl” . , “Thev are uudor control of the Ward-Inspect ors. But (hey are paid by the day; (herd is no contract: uml (here cun be no object lo dump ing ll in other than rite designated places.” “Isall the refuse taken out to Humboldt Park mid the Thirteenth Ward!” “We ore Ailing In the'space between the siioro and the breakwater, south of Harmon court to Twelfth, with manure, street-sweep ings, mid some garbage.—the same stuff that was put lo nt (he Lake Park.” “in iin- corkage pure garbage!” “No—mixed with ashes; there Is not enough garbage to do any harm.” “ In none of It taken out into the lake?” “Not. (hat I not aware of. The only boats that take stuff out aro lor the distilleries. They carrv manure." “Can't vou stop that!” “No. They go borond the three-mile limit to dump It, mid 1 have no Jurisdiction. Bull am going to do one thing.” “ What Is that!" • “Make the distillers take the cows out of their premises.” “How can you do that! The ordinance docs not prohibit tbe feeding of (item in the dis tilleries.” “Thcdlstillcrlcs oroammonce. They pollute the North Branch, uud I have authority to slop that pollution.” “ How do they pollute it!" “By letting their swill und manure run into It.” “ What will bo your first stop!” “Direet’the owners to take the cows out.” “And If they refuse!” “Sue them;” The Doctor is determined to stop tills husl ness, but he has a Unril tight abend of him, uml, unless Grand and Petit Juries have changed Die use of money, will defeat him. Heretofore It has been useless, no matter how strong the testimony was, to vet an Indictment; the distillers somehow have always been able to control the Grand Juries, and In the Justice Courts I he farce was as broad. In oao ease, where Hie distiller us much as admitted that he turued stops mnl tnanureimo die river, the jury, who cot about $1 apiece, returned a verdict of not guilty, and actually censured the Health Department ‘‘for interfering with a legitimate business.” Dr. De Wolf is very much pleased with the work of the inspectors of tenement-houses. YeMerdav, os a result of one of the Inspector's reports, several houses on Clinton street were vacated, and the owners of them were compelled to raise the floors, apply whitewash, and otherwlsn contribute to Improving their sanitary condition. Extra men are being added to the working force of the Health Department every day, and the Commis sioner is vigorously pushing tin* work of clean ing up. An order was Issued, from Police Headquar ters yesterday directing the men in that depart ment to rigidly enforce the mdlnuncc prohibit ing the depositing of certain material iu the streets. The following is the ordinance: No person shall place any straw, dirt, chips, shells, ashes, swill, or other rubbish, though mil otlcnalvo to health. In anv street or alloy In the City of Chicago (except that ashes may bo placed in the middle of the carriage-way or streets not Improved, if leveled off so as put to obstruct Iho street), under a penalty of 2’» lor each aiTvnse,onil u like penalty fur every hour tin* sumo slmtl bo suffered In remain after notice given by on; officer or agent of the city to remote the same. Tiie enforcement of the above will bn found to bo quite a help to the Health Department, and the order was made upon Dr. Da Wall's suggestion. A Sweetheart Smiled Up. True lovo line been scaled up tight in an apothecary's shop In I'cstU. The proprietor hud died; Ills assistant was aliotil to make a bid fur tbe business umi aieu to marry: and the two lovers, wbo»e liapnlnn«s was still a secret so larastho neighbors were concerned, were ex ploring the premises mid talking of their fu ture. Suddenly a legal olllcer presented him self, ebarued with the dutv ol alllxmg seals to the good* ami chattels. 'l’liu assistant mid bis (luncee were struck with sudden contusion and alarm, mid the latter made her escape Into a wardrobe, upon which her admirer quickly turned the kov. The official proceeded to make out his luventorv, and seal* cd up the door of the wardrobe as well as those of the other rooms and recep tacles. lie then departed, leaving the custody of the whole place in the charge of the young man, mid specially directing his auction to the severity of tiic legal penalties enacted against those who break or allow to be broken the seals uttaeliCa lu tbe usual' way. Tin re remained now to tbe bero of tlm tale only three courses, either to allow the Isay to endure the pangs of starvation, to Incur the pains and penal lies of tbe criminal law, or to disclose all and Invoke the clemency of the testamentary court. The latter was tbe course ultimately adopted: but It was many hours before the requisite author ity could be obtained and the lady could be re leased from her uncomtortable hiding-place. A Stupid Man. jMruit J’rif jv««. Yesterday morning as u Woodward avenue car was going north, a well-known citizen riding on the rear platform, u Isuv appeared at a street crossing as 11 about lu take the cur. She made no motion to the driver, hut as ttie rear end of the car came along she sweetly said to the citi zen: “Will you be kind enough to tell the driver to opply the brake and bring the car to a stupf " There that stupid man looked at her with mouth wide opeu, und never made a move to rmg the bull, uiiu the car passed away from tbe Isdv. If she had waved tier hand umi wildly cneu: “Stop that kyarl" every passenger would have reached lor Uto strap ut once, but Just because she had good command of tlm En glish language she was left In the mud. Let us have more college graduates among strcal-car drivers. THE CHICAGO TimKJNE! THURSDAY. JULY 17., 1S7!!-TWELTE PAGES, BENNER. Ho Surprises Everybody by Ten dering His Resignation. It Is Accepted and Swculo As signed to Duly. An Effort to So Undo to Indnoo the Major to Booppoint Bonnor. The Reasons filiy tbe (.niter Decided to Step Down anti Oat. To the surprise of everybody, save, perhaps, a few of Eire Marshal Bonner's particular nod Intimate friends, he yesterday tendered his resignation to Mayor Harrison, to take effect at once. Ho had had an Interview with him the day before, about which little could ba learned, but which was nut believed to have been satis factory, ami his resignation followed closely upon a subsequent talk, which, it is presumed, was of the same general uature. Enrlr In tho morn ng Corporation-Counsel Adams had an interview with the Mayor. Then he had a talk with Marshal Benner. Almost Immediately thereafter enmo Matt’s Interview with Mr. linn Ison, which was followed by Ben ner’s resignation. This series of conferences nmv have hod nothing whatever to do with ihe Marshal’s determination, but they gave rise to tbe Impression lelerrcd to below. Mr. Adams declined to throw any light on the sublet. TUB FOLLOWING CORUBSFONDRNCB tells the whole story so far as It is known: lIEAOQifAnTKns Finn I)Bi»*nTMRsT. City op crit cauo. July M, IH7P.—7ft* Hon, tarter 11. //nr- Mayor or the Vtyof Cftlcaii»~Dkak tint: Desiring to remove nnv dnllcoltv winch may be in tho why of perfect harmony iwtween you ns Hie executive licail of the City Government and the fire Department, nml to leave you nerfeclW free to organize said Denari ntent in such manner as may stem to you most conducive lo tiio Interests of itio cuv, amf at the same time assuring you tlmUlf you have thought me actuated by any motives in con flict wuh your administration, or by any spirit of insubordination to you as (ho chief executive of ficer of tno city, you bavo entirely misunderstood mo, ns I have Intended no such conflict, nor have been Actuated bv;uiv such soint, 1 hereby louder my resignation as Flre-MHrshal, to take effect Imme diately. Very respectfully, M. iiRNNEn, Fire-Marshal, TKB HEPI.T. Jolt, 10, IR7D. .If. litnntr, Esq., Fire Marshal— am: Your letter of this date, tendering mo vour resignation of tlio olllco you hold, has booh received, nml 1 herewith Accent such resigns nation. Vuu will please dun over the Department to Mr. I), u. Swouic. the First Assistant Marshal, who will perform (hu duties of the olllco until farther orders. Yours, respectfully, Cautkhll. llAimieoN, Mayor. The following was sent to Swenla: M Avon’s Officx, July 10, 1670.— D. ,T. Siren ft, Fni., First Aeaiatanf Fire Marshal— Bm: Tho resignation of Mr. Keener us Fire Marshal having been received and accepted this day. you will as sume control of (lie Fire Department and perform the duties of Fire .Marshal until farther orders. Yours, respectfully, Carter IT. HAmtisoK, Mayor. As soon as the resignation had become known everybody began lu Inquire what ic meant. Homo thought It was simply an apology upon Benner’s part, and his resignation the result of nn agreement reached in tin-conferences held, tho understanding being that ho . was to bo reap pointed, but tho fact that the resignation had been so promptly received and accepted seemed to interfere wttb the reasonableness of tho theory. Others thought (hut (bey had been un able to agree, and that the resignation nod been forwarded as tho easiest way for Bouucr to got down and out. BENNER. “Whstisllic meaning of this resignation!” said a reporter to Marshal Benner. “ 1 frit that it was no more than Just to my friends,, the people, uud myself to take the course I have.” “ Were you advised by any ono to do it!” “No.” “Was there any understanding between tho Mayor and \ ourself about It!” “ Not a panicle. 1 felt as though I wanted to relieve him of anxiety,—that when the first of (lie month came he should be tree to act as his Judgment dictated. If 1 had remained Ic might have been unpleasant for him and everybody else.” “Have you any hopes of a reappointment!” “I have no Idea of It.” “Thero is nn impression that tho matter was fixed up between the Mayor und yourself.” “'l'here Is no ground tor such an impression.” “Did he suggest that you resign! ” “No. What I want to seo is harroonv In all branches of (lie Cltv Government, and I did not wish to stand in the way of ir. Only a few days more remain of this month, and 1 tclt It was my duty to my friends und myself to step down uud out.” TTIB MAYOR was as uncommunicative us he has been since ho announced that ho would nob be Interviewed any more by reporters, and all questions asked except one were listened to but not answered. The exception was this: “Was Benner’s resignation tho result of an understanding between vou und him?” “It was not,” was the reply. Tim resignation was very unexpected to many of TRB ALDERMEN who had sustained Beimor so aobly against the Mayor, and It is putting it mild to say i hat they were angry. They uot only disapproved of his resigning, but were hurt that he should hare acted without so much us mentioning the mutter to them, especially since they had been his friends, and bud stood by him when ho needed t licit voices and votes so much. Others, however, appeared to know more, but they would say less. They thought ho had done right, mid talked very much us If they had advised him to the course, but none of them unpeored to have any hope Unit he would bo reappointed. There was considerable speculation during the day as to ■wnoniasDccEssoii would pb, Put It was all guesswork, or the opinions ex pressed were me utterance of ilm wishes of i hose expressing tin m. it was, however pretty generally conceded that tiwenio would nut ho ilie man, lor two reasons: In the first place, it la knowu that If ilio Mayor had agreed to appoint him when limner was re moved, in answer to the demands of the Alder men, ilie probabilities are • hut itic- light which lollowed would uuve assumed a different phase, in Uie second place, If the Mayor had Intended to appoint him hu would not have been so care ful In assigning him to duty as to have used the words “until turilicr orders,” it Is believed, but would have appointed him ihero and then as limmer’s successor. If tiwenio Is not appointed it it uot known who will be. but It is feared that the distinction will fall upon some politician. Ex- Ald. Dotchom was spoken of in connection with the place, hut ids age appeared to be against him, uml CuuU Uuihvinuie was also mentioned, but it is not believed lie would accept, bwenlc’a friends, too, say hu would hesitate to ac cept under Iho circumstances, believing us they do that, however clUcleut lie might prove, ho could not expect to hold the place lor any length of time. Who will succeed Mf. ilouncr, then, may he sot down as an unknown niuiitlty, but tills much seems assured, whoever he may be he will no the choice of the party rather than of Mr. Harrison. To-day or to-morrow a number of leading citizens will CALL UPON MIL UARRISON, and urge upon him the policy and propriety of appointing Mr. Ifunoer Fire-Marshal on the Ist of next month. They will represent to* Jum that Mr. Benner. bv his resignation, lias prac tically expressed Ids regret for whatever of pos sible discourtesy there might have been |n his letter to the Mayor at the time his resignation was asked for; that, bv withdrawing from Hie Department at this moment, lie has shown that ho hud no desire to keep himself lu the place by force against tho wishes of the Mayor: that ho withdrew voluntarily from a position where he knew the head of the City Government did not want him to ally; and that there was no reason, in view of all these facts, why Urn Mayor, perfectlv aworo of Mr. Benner's fitness fur the place, should uot bury ho hatch et, forget the past, and reappoint him. Home of Huso gentlemen who intend calling oa the Mayor have hopes tlmt i hey will succeed lu Uiclr mission: that Mr. Harrison will be paci fied hr yesterday's letter from Benner, umi will comply with their wishes. Others, however, equally friendly to llcnuor, are not so suugulue, and are ulruid the Mayor has made up his mind that under no circumstances will he restore to the Fire Department the man whom all Us employes and tlm citizens generally would most desire to see at Its dead. in talking yesterday morning with a gentle man upon TUB SUBJECT OF HIS RESIGNATION, which bad then Just been sent in. Marshal Ben ner said that he could not stand this cross-fire, or this feeling of possible antagonism and ill-wili between himself and the Mayor.—between the bead of a Department and the head of the City Government. He was able to earn his living outside of any cltv office, and he therefore deemed tt host for him to step nut. uml not remain longer m a position, where he 101 l himself hampered uml constrained. He had beep vindicated by rite Conned, nls record had mot, with ttm anorovid of 1 hai body and tliui o; citizens generally, ami lie withdrew with iionor from a contest which he hud not provoked. AMUSEMENTS. ronnF.BT and this elder nooTit. Mr. John Gilbert, who is one of the oldest actors upon tho American stage, gives his pro fessional recollections to the New York Titnes, Speaking of Edwin Forrest and the elder Booth, he euys Hie latter was one of the most gentle mid good-tempered ol men. Unlike many great actors, he always had a kind word for the most Insignificant members of the companies with which he played, and he was ever ready to excuse their blunders. An Incident will illustrate the latter troll In his character. Ho was playing Sir JaU ward Mortimer In the “Iron Chest. ’’—one of Ids greatest parts—’o on Immense audience, nnd was Just on Ihe point of making the most effect ive speech which he had in the plnr, when, by a mistake of one of ihe minor characters, 'he was obliged—to make sense of the scene—to slur it over nnd go on without delivering tho speech tn question. . When tint curtain fell, the young man who had made (he mistake stood In fear nnd trembling, full? expecting that the lightest punishment which could come to htm would be nn Instantaneous dismissal from the theotre. He was mistaken. Mr. Booth, in pass ing him, said simple, “ You were nut very clear In thui scene. Try to do better another time.” That wan tbe end of tho matter. * Very different would havo been Edwin For rest’s manner of rclcrrtng to such nn offense. The uniortunate being who chanced to cut him out of a scene, as tho theatrical phrase has It, would, during the remainder of the great man’s engagement, find his life a burden. Mr. Gilbert Is not alone In believing that Forrest was not only o truly wonderful actor, but a bullv nnd a coward. It is n matter of record lliut on one occasion, In the TnhnontTlnntrc. ho tormented a tittle fellow one-third lus size almost to mad ness, but when the young man at last turned upon him with a Roman sword from “ the crop erty-ruom,” swearing to take ids life, ho fled to Ids dressing-room in Hie wildest nlartn, mid did not come out ogain until tho danger, If there was any, was passed. Upon another occasion, while Mr. Gilbert was stage-manager of the Tremont Theatre, one of the stock company, a sensitive young man, dur ing a rehearsal, became su frightened and con fused by Forrest’s bullying directions nnd abuse that ho forgot his lines. When tho rehearsal was over Forrest went lo Mr. Gilbert and com plained bitterly of the young man; asked whv in the name of hades ho could not have better support. “ Mr. Smith knows his part well, and can play It well,” replied Qllocrt, coolly. “Knows bis part, sir; knows his parti Damn It, sir, he can’t remember a lino of Id” thun dered Forrest, “ You frightened it out of his bend.” “I frighten him! ilow, sir, how!” “By abusing and badgering Ulm,” answered Gilbert, bis blood gelling warmer, “If you had not Interfered with him (here would have been no trouble. Let him alone, ami lie will play the part to night os well as it can bo played." This proved to be the case, nnd from that time forward Mr. Forrest had no more complaints to make to Stage-Manager Gilbert. In moner matters, the great actor Is said to have been close and grasping to n degree which thoroughly disgusted (tie warm-hearted, open handed men nnd women who were Ids associ ates on the stage. At the end of One short en gagement at the Trcinont.Tlirotre his share of the receipts amounted to $4,000; -md, though the managers lost bv their contract with him, and for the moment wore unable to oar tho stock company, lie exacted the prompt payment of ihe last penny which was his due. The monev was handed over to him, a few odd dollars being In rolls of tweniy-flvo-cent pieces, und he left the box-office. Half an hour afterward lie returned with one of these rolls, uml, taking a piece of silver from It, said lo the Tmisurcr In his own peculiarly pompous manner, “This quarter, sir, which ton have glvtu mo, Is not good." “What’s the matter with it!” asked tho Treasurer curtly. “it has worn smooth, sir, and the people at the bank refused to take it. You must give me another for it." Tho Treasurer, who was ft good deal of a wag, handed Mr. Forrest a bright new quarter, took the worn piece, and, with Uic words, “I wouldn’t sell these two shillings for $5,” slip ped it Into his pocket. That night the story of Forrest uml the smootU'quartcr was known all over Boston. - ■* In marked contrast to (he great actor’s moan* ness was the reckless generosity of the compar atively poor men uuacned to the stock com panies which supoorted him. At one time while In Boston, John Gilbert. John Brougham, uml one or two others who hare since made their mark, were playing together. Business being bail, mid their salaries being much In arrears, the manager decided to withdraw mid allow them to conduct the establishment on the share system. Gilbert. Brougham, ami the other principal people In the company agreed to this, at the same time pledging themselves to pay the salaries of the lesser members of the troupe. Under this arrangement (he theatre wont on for a week, and at the end of that lime air. Gilbert and the others who were associated with him In the management came together for a settlement. First they paldsalarlusttsagreed, ana divided the money which remained among themselves. Gilbert received fur the services of tilmaclf and wife Just 9J, while Brougham’s share amounted to the magnificent sum of 87 cental Walking down thu street afterword, “ Genial John Brougham ” Invited his com panions Into n tavern, and, throwing down his dlmcA and pennies upon the counter, cried out cbeerllr, “ There, drink it up buys, we’ll trust to Providence for a fresh Installment.” LUCKY SALLY. Immediately upon the announcement of the resignation ol Sarah Bernhardt as a aocielalre of the Comcdic Francslso, thu statement was cir culated that she will coma to this country next season. Although thu name of thu manager who brings her Las not yet been made pnbllc, therp la every llkehood that Jarrett, who brought Neilson to this country, will pitot Sarah. The London Afurivng Pott says: “It 1$ true that sno ha&eslgned her place among the Mocleta ret of the Comedlo Francaisc, but her resignation does nut take ultcct until after her return to France, mid her engagements here will he fiiKlllod. The groat actress lias signed un engagement to go to America next No vember and enchant Uio Now World with her talents. Sue Is to travel for two vears, all expenses aru to bo paid and she is to receive &0.000. To this temptation to reallzn a fortune she lias very naturally succumbed. She will re gret Paris us Bails will regret her. Tliesmn ap pears gigantic, but iMU,OOU divided by 800 elves an average of I*l3o u night for Hie year, sue cannot, of course, play every night, but 1800 or 1400 a night Is no unusual sum forananUtof her rank mid attraction to roccivu.” The Lon don T.ma upon thu subject says: “If It ho true, as It seems to he believed In Paris, that Mile. Bernhardt has received mi invitation to visit America at a remuneration of 1,000.000 francs a year, no one will be surprised that shu should (mvu resolved to quit a society whose atmosphere has not, it Is said, been very con genial to her for some time past. Tim whole. Comedlo Franculie has iouud that theatrical gains In England, when ancu thu lido has set In, are greater than those In France. Moreover, u great success In London means a success throughout the English-speaking world, and, if the pound Is more mighty than the Irani', the dollar Is even mure nilghiy t liun the pound. It Is little to the point that fewer people In Amer ica will understand thu language In which thu popular actress will perform even than in Lon don. America likes to enjoy whatever has found favor in England, ami U always ready to pay liberally fur the privilege, buch a tempta tion to take the tide of fortune at Us Hood It Is hardly In human nature to resist. All wc can sav is that Mile. Bernhardt Is the child of tier own time, while Urn society to which shu will shortly hid farewell still retains the traditions of a former age. .The contrast has lung been manifest, even In Paris, und must sooner or later have effected thu Inevitable severance.” A London correspondent of the IrUh T- met, however, gives another reason for her resigna tion than a desire to come to America. He sat si “ The fact la.lhe prlma donna of the Cuinedle Francalso is a spoiled child of fortune, and has all the petulance and humors of her kind. Her airs have become Intolerable to her associates, who are glad—partly on tlmt account uml t only because she eclipses them—to be rid of her. Br.e has beeu stung to her present display by the sharp criticism her uncertain temper pro voked from Jfugliih and French critics since her oppcarance el the Gaiety. I hear a whisper that the lady knows wbatsbe la about, and that there la a captivated iiarunet In the cose. 1 ’ HIE lUABCIULB VOH JIUELOW, mw J'urfc Tmtt, Von Buclow has not bad a deservedly success ful season In London. Ilia excessive nervous ness, which be always manifests conspicuously, bas Interfered as usual with bis performance, and bis 111-mauaercd exhibitions of bad temper have been commented on with freedom. It Is certainly a pity that a musician of bis exception nl culture and a performer of his remarkable Ability should sacrifice himself on account of an arrogant conceit and willful disregard of ordi nary nolltcticss. How he over succeeds In gel- oilier musclans lo a; pent with him on tho stage is a mystery which those who saw him at Chlckerlnc Hull (when ho played In some concerts of chamber-music) will never ho Able to solve. The Fgaiv't musical editor sots of a recent performance! “Dr. Von Buelow had, if hli per formfliicu nt his recital bo taken as a criterion, hardly recovered irotn Ids ‘nmouanttncK* of the previous Saturday. Indeed, ho seemed for more concerned In looking after his nudieneo than In the adequate pciformaoco of his music. For myself. 1 fail to see what rltrht Dr. Von Buclow has to show his annorance bctou«c the clock of St. dames 1 Church dares to strike 4 o'clock In the middle of the ‘llomance’ of the Schumann •Carnival-Scenes from Vienna.’ Still less right linn Dr. Von Buelow to follow with his eve mu) postures an old Indy to her sent. It is verv possible that the lady* In ques tion disturbed the peculiar Idiosyncrasies of Dr. Von Buelow hr taking iti«- sent for which she had paid, while the great pianist was playing the Opus 109 of Beethoven,—a piece which I may remind him was not announced in tho programme. But 1 venture to submit that not even Dr. Von Buelow could have ex pected Hie old lady to st tml; and that It was nn unmanly, and I may add uncontlcmnnlv, act to specially deslpnaie the fact that nn old Indy was trvnii: to pain her scat by half-rising from his sibot and following her with eye mid Gestures. Tlds Is not the first lime Dr. Von Buelow has tried thin sensational expedient here, mid Ihopo that he will for tlie future select a man, rather #)mn nn old Indv, as Hie object of his silent but expressive wrath. For Hie rest, I confess 1 never heard Dr. Von Buelow plnv worse in mv life. Ills eyes were, for the first naif at least of Hie recital, wandering oil over tho hall, and Ids mind was obviously following his e»cs. After the air from the ‘Fnlfidirungnus dem Scrail,’ snug with stentorian energy bv Herr Schott, 1 Iclr, because, I candidly admit, I could stand no more of It. Dr, Von Buelow will return very enrlv next year, 1 trust in a more fitting frame of mind, and more willing to conform to British customs.” VON BUELOW IN LONDON. A terrible man is Bans Undow; At petticoat-players he loves to scoff; Ho JeMsand Jeers, Anil snarls nnd sneers, Ami swears tbclr playing offends his cars. The landlord spake tn the Enlpoff: “A terrible man Is lions Bnelow; Ho is coming to-day— So you can’t slay: If ho meets you, tocruTl be the devil to pay.” To (he landlord spake up the Kssipoff: *■ 1 snap my fingers at lisas Iluelow; It's going to blow, So I shan't go; Get eomCjOther lodgings lor Dr. Daolow.” A qnenrsome sight was Ilsns Unelow: Ho Jumped ti'u music-stool on and off; lie ripped mid tore, And growled and swore, Because Herr Gan* once looked at the score. A weird, weird sight was Hans Iluelow, When a poor old lady happened to cough; lie stared and stared, And glowered und glared, And squirmed and wriggled—but nobody eared. So he (bumped (bo piano, did Hans Bnelow; ilo almost Hltook Ills long fingers oil; On white nnd black lie came down w nek. And made tho “Collord " go crckcnk, crack. A terrible man was Hans Duclow; He cursed Great Britain and Exslpoff— Cursed scores and notes, Atm coughs and throats, And specially players in petticoats. Boro sick next night was Hans Bnelow, So wo wore spared some Von Tschsikow, While, in full glory, Monilcny-liemaury Play Schumann instead. Thus ends the story. —Dick Dtadtyt, Jfmiral Tran* netletc. When he's kind nnd acts Just so. Ills name goes well ns Dr. Iluelow; Hut when ho is savage with curse nnd scoff. People avoid him os Duetbr lioeloff. uSehol'aoy SlrJoteuh Porter, K. C. Jl.. Who didn't like tbe thymes of poor * * 1), D, '*) A RURAL PINAFORE. Special Corrtipfmdtnte of The Tribune. Odell, 111., July 10.— The Dwight Pinafore Company played boro lost nlcrht to a crowded bouse. This company Is composed of the young people of that village. Under tbe musical drill mid leadership of Mr. Henry Eldrldge, they gave this .popular opera In a well-conceived mid meritorious manner. The costumes were all In pood taste. Tbe chorus strong. The solos creditable. Mrs. Arllo Pollard, as LUt'e Sutler • cup, was. In our opinion, the cream of the per formance. Miss Lizzie Russel, ns Josejthlue, sustained her part well. Miss Nellie Hibbard, as lithe, was full -of life and Vivacity, nnd added - much to tbe general success of (be opera. Mr. S. S. Strong made a pood Sr Porter I\. C. li. Mr. Anson Higgs ns Caul, Corcoran has n line bass voice, mid cmcml heartily into bis character. Mr. Edward McWilliams has a very sweet voice for Halph Jtackslraw mid performed bis trying role well. Mr. Pettit, who bad served in the “ King's Nuvce” for nine tears, was Immense as Dick Seaileye. Mr. E. C. Maltby as lioaUica'.u, togeth er with the rest of the crew, completed this very agreeable peirbrmanco. Tbe Odell people deserve to be commended for tbe generous support given tbe Dwight Company. The Chicago it Alton Railroad Company furnished a sDceinl tram to convey the troupe to mid from Dwight. 8. T. K. i’niMß. MUSICAL NOTES. The tenor Salomon has accepted an engage ment with Mr. CatnoO'Casso, manager of the Grand Theatre at Marseilles, at the salary of 10,000 franca a month. Do Murska during the present week will sing in concert at the Exhibition Building, Philadel phia, after which she goes to Europe to fultlll an engogomShtwltli Mr. Ucnry Jarrell. Promenade concerts will be given at Covent Garden, London, from Aug. 0 to Sepc. 27, with Arthur Sullivan and Mr. Alfred Cclllor as con ductors: and so, If Dr. Sullivan Is really com ing to tills country with a new opera, he will nut hare much time to get ready. Vogrleh made his career In New York through the influence of Francis Korbav mid Edward Bomenvl. After having fairly 'launched Into society, he insulted Korbav mid slighted Bo menyi. Voerlch at present leans on thu broad shoulders of Wllholmj.— Cincinnati /inquirer. The opera season of Miss Emma Abbott and a company under the direction of Messrs. Charles il. Pratt und James W. Morrissey, will open at thu Grind Opera-House hi New York City In September next, with the English version of Victor Mbbsu’s romantic opera “Paul and Vir ginia.” The Ports wits savot Offcnboch’s new opera, “ Contes d'lloffmun,” that his story of opening with It In Vienna was a clever ni'-o. U was a success, however, for Carvalho, who had been olf mid on. Immediately closed with him to pro duce it in Paris, at the Opera Comlquc, before it should come out in Vienna. The Spanish students who crested such a sen sation at the Purls Exhibition have arrived In London. Thu students wear thu traditional dress, with a spoon in their caps. They aru lu number about eighteen,—six or’ seven mando lines, almost as tnnnv guitars, a Addle, and a violoncello,—all stringed Instruments. Mile. JTamakers, n soprano new to English audiences, unpeared remit Iv At Her .Majesty’s as Maruutriit in “Lcs Huguenots;” hut, al though her voice is “rich, full, uml uonorous,” uml “she sinus with thu com und conlliJcncc of u iitiifhcd artist,” the critics decided (hat “freshness of voice and style were both want ing.” Mine. Paupenheim was thu Pa e»i(/«a and Mmc. Trcbelll the Urbano. Mine. Patti, In addition to her opcrotli suc cesses, hai appeared in n number of concert* in L >ndon;«tui it la evident that her bold on Urn p imlur favor la stronger timn ever, while it Is c -ruin Unit her voice T» at its best. At a to cent concert at Albert Hall. In tbo presence of an tmmuuie audience, including several mem* lets of the Royal tamily. situ saner, among oilier •elections, Gouu Jd’s *• Avo Munu," Uic violin obligato being uerlormed by twenty-two violins In unUon. Her voice, it Is said, tilled the vast space In which she sang; and her vocalization, method of production oi her tones, and distinct enunciation arc commented on with the highest praise. Col. Mopleson, writes a London correspond ent. has met with a serious loss In the secession of Miss Alwma Vnllerla, one of the ablest ot Ids youthful prlma dunno. Miss Vallcrla Uau Amer ican,—a native of Baltimore. Maplcson kept her In the background, however, and did not give her the opportunities she considered herself en titled to; so, at the conclusion of her contract, she quietly signed one with the Messrs. Uye, who have thus secured a valuable prlma donna. She has taken a prominent position among the prlma donne of Covent Garden, and It is said that Die management ot that house Intend to place Miss Valletta lu the position hold by Zare Tbalborgr, between whom and the management the entente cordlalo has been somewhat dis turbed, resulting In the almost total retirement of the latter lade, so far as the public arc con* cerneil. Maplcaon is verv much annoyed at uio loss of Valicrlii, an ho had, bo it is said, intended to make her a feature of his next American lour, where, It is thought, she would have been quite as irreat ft success as Qerstcr. Tlio London Nalurdag Jleview snlccts Miss Van Hamit for special commendation among Hie many new singers who have appeared on the London operatic stage this season, and speaks In high terms of her L'htmbino In " Lc Nozze di Figaro.” it is said (lint her voice is of good qualltv, her method of producing it excellent, mid she Is already a vocalist of more than or* binary ilucncv and skill. Jlordramatte Instincts •arc strong and true, ns is shown both by ticraz presslon la singing mid by her bright ami Intel ligent, if,, ns yet somewhat unskillful, acting, and, above all, bv her complete absorption In her part. She went through all Hie traditional "business” of the part so as to give it the ap pearance of perfect spontaneity, mid never left oltnctlng for ouu Instant while on the stage. The London Musical Society has recently been formed, on the basis of the Bach Society: that is to say, its *memhers, coming from the upper classes of amateurs, have h.iudcd them selves together for purely artistic purposes. Leaving considerations of proflt and loss entire ly out of the question, they Intend to produce, from time to time, those musical works with which, for various rcosnns, the ordinary entre preneur cannot afford to speculate, thus help ing to 111! up a huge and serious gap In London musical arrangements. The Initial programme Included Handel's Sixth Chamlos Anthem, a setting of Psalm cxxxvll., by Hermann Goetz, Dr. Heller's "Song of Victory,'’ nml Bach’s “ Toccata in F,” orranged for orchestra. Prince Leopold Is'Prealdcnt, uml Mr. Baroby Director, of the new Society'. DRAMATIC NOTES. "L’Assommolr,” at the great Flemish theatre in Antwerp, has obtained os striking a success as In Paris ami London. Mr.,Sam Burnside, it is said, seriously con templates entering the profession. If bis dra matic ability Is equal to his good looks, we can prophecy success. Mr. Irving has, it is sold, made arrangements to produce " Corlolanus ” early during his next season, he to bo the Vuriolanus, and Miss Ellen Terry the Virgilla. Mrs. Alya Merrill sails for Europe In a few days to play in a serins of English engagements. She opens in London as Viola in " Twelfth Night,’’ and follows with Juliet, Julia, and Meatrlee. "Naonctte Labarre,” a four-act drama from tbe pen of diaries E. Newton, will be produced at the Chestnut-Street Theatre, Philadelphia, curly next season. The story of the nlar la de rived from Incidents of the French Commune. Mr. William Vocgtlln, recontly'of the Cali fornia Theatre, Bao Francis.o, and for a num ber of years Hie chief scenic artist under Jarrell 6c Palmer’s management, has Wen engaged by Mr. E. G. Gilmore for the next season at Nlblo’s. Charles R. Thorne ears Ilavcrly is no friend of Ins, or he would not take him from his sea side villa at Cobasset hi (bo middle of summer, where Hie Ashing in so excellent that In three weeks Charley has caught one crab, and has bad hla dexter thumb caught by another. * Sardou’a "Les Bourgeois do Pont d’Arcy,” ("Mother and Son,’’) is now being rehearsed in Loudon at the Prince of Wales’. Tim principal ficrforraeis In this strong amt noble nlav, will >e Mrs., .luhti Wood, Miss Marian Terry, Mr. Herman\Vezin. Mr. Bancroft, Mr. Conway, and Mr. Forbes Robertson. The Count Joannes, in a communication to tbe New York 6'un, says: “ With Mr. Booth, Sr., I acted second to all his characters. Upon one occasion (owing to Mr. Hamblin's Illness) I acted Othello to Mr. Booth’s Jaqo. Upon this evening ho was inebriated. Ja my first scene he should commence the dialogue with tbe words, ‘ Though In (he trade ol war,* etc.; In stead, Iwasanlutrd with this sentence, ‘ PUarro, I attend thy summons.’ In astonishment ami dlgnltv I Inquired, ’What snyest thou, JagoV and lie replied, 'I thought I snake loud enough. 1 reneat, " I‘lznrro, I attend thy Bunions.”’ I walked to him nml whispered, * Mr. Booth, this scene is In Venice, and not In Peru.’ * Exactly so,’ he answered., * George, you ore always right. I begin again. "Com mander, though in the trade of war I’ve slain men,” nml on ho continued correctly, and never acted logo better than that evening. My public rebuke sobered blm.” The following, which Is called a literal copy of a play-bill issued in ITO 3, bv tho manager of the Theatre Hoval at Kilkenny, Ireland, is a curios ity well worth rending: Theatre Royal by his Majesty’s comedians. On Saturday, May 14. 1729, will be performed by command ot several rcsocctublo people in this learned metropolis, for Hie benefit of Kcnms, tho tragedy of " Hamlet i” originally written and composed by the celebrated Dan Hoys- of Limerick, and In sarted in Slmkspcaro’s work. Hamlet by Mr. Kearns (being bis first appearance In that character), who between the acts will perform several solos on the patent bag-pipes, which nluv two tunes at the same time. Ophelia, by Mrs. ITIor, who will introduce several favorite airs In character, particularly "Tho Lass of Richmond Hill,” und " We’ll All Bo Unhappy Together,” from the Rev. Mr. Dldbln’s "Oddi ties.” Tho parts of.lhc King mid Queen, by di rection of Hie Rev. Father O’Caitacsu, will bo omitted, as toolmmorul for any stage. J’oluntui, the comical politician, bys voting gentleman, being his first appearance in public. Tho Ghost, the Oravat'gqer, and Laertes by Mr. Sampson, tho great London comedian. The characters will bo dressed (a Roman To which will be added an interlude, in which will bo intro duced several sleight-of-hand tricks by tho cele brated surveyor. Hunt. The whole to conclude with thu farce of "Mahomet, Hie Impostor!” Mahomet by Mr. Kearns. Tickets can bn had of Mr. Kearns, at the sign of Hie Goat’s Beard, lu Castle street. Tho value of the tickets, as usual, will be taken (if required) in candles, bacon, butter, cheese,' soap, etc., os Mr. Kearns wishes, in cverv particular, to accommodate the public. person shall be admitted into the boxes without shoes or stockings. THE PRINCE IMPERIAL.. Ills Will, The following Is a translation of the wilt ot the laic Prim e Louis Napoleon, made at Cam den Place, ChUelhursl, on the iiflth of February, 18T0: "1. 1 die In the Catholic Apostolic and Roman religion, in which I wasHiorn. "2, 1 desire that mv body may be laid near Hmtof mvlather, until tho time comes when both nmv be transferred to the spot wucro the founder bl our house reposes among thu French people, whom we. like him. dearly loved. "9. My latest thought will be for my coun try, for which I would wish to die. "4. 1 hope my niiKiicr, wlicu I shall bo no more, will maintain fur mo that affectionate re-< meuibrancc which I shall cherish lor her to the last moment. “5: Lei unr private friends, my servants, and the partisans of Urn ennsu which 1 repre»out no assured that mr gratitude to them will only cease with mvlife. “0. l shall d!o with o sentiment of profound gratitude towards mo. Queen of England, dm entire llovul family, uml iho country In which during chrht years X have received such cordial hospitality. ••7. I constitute my mother my universal legatee, subject to thu payment of the follow* ♦ng legacies: • •*1 bequeath 20,000 francs to mv cousin. Prince «T. N. Murat. 1 bequeath 100,iHX) francs toM.F. I’letrl in recognition of his good servlcf*. I bequeath 100,000 iruncs to M. lo Huron Corel* sart In recognition of his devotion. 1 bequeath JIW.UUO Irancs to Mile, do l.arminat, who has always shown herself so attached to my mother. 1 bequeath 100,000 francs to M. A. Fllon, my former tutor. I bequeath 100,000 Irenes to M, K Espluosso; 100,000 francs to Capu A. Uizot, three of my oldest friends. 1 desire that my dear mother should constitute an annuity of 10,000 francs for I'rlnce 1* L. Bonaparte; an annuity of 6,000 francs for Mr. liachon, my former eculer: of 2,600 francs each to Mine. Thierry and to Uhimann. I desire that alt my ollur servants should never be deprived of their salaries. 1 desire to leave to Prince N. Charles Bonaparte, mu Duke of liasssno, and to M. Itouhcr, three ot the most bcautllul souvenirs that mv testamentary executors may select. I desire also to leave to Gen. Simmons, lo M. Strode, and to Mgr. Goddard three sou ventre which my testamentary executors may select from the valuables which belong to me. I be* queath toAI. F. Pletrl mr pin surmounted by a stone (cal’s eye); to M. Corvisarc my pin (rose pearl); to Mile, do Larmluat a medallion containing the portrait of mv father and my mother; lo Lebretou, my watch In enamel ornameuted with my monogram In diamonds; to MM. Conocau, Espluasso, Uizot, J. N. Murat, A. Fleury, P. do Uouruolng, 8. Corvlsart, my arms ajttl unlfonus, except those 1 may have lost worn, which 1 leave to my mother. 1 leave to M. d’Estreiguo* a pin surmounted by a line pearl, round in shape, which was given me by the Empress. I beg my mother to bo good cnongh\o distribute to lira persons who during mv tite have shown attachment to mo the trinkets or loss valuable objects which may re* call me to their recollection. 1 bequeath to the Cum lease Clary my pin surmounted bv a beauti ful lino pearl (A); to tho Duke of ilucacar, my cousin, my Spanish swords. Navolkok, “All written by my own band. “ 1 need doc recommend my mother to neg* led nothloff to defend the memory of my great* tiiu'lo nml lather. I heir tier to rememoer Hint as loner os n Donapnrto lives the Imperial cam* will be reorcseuted. The duties of ourhoiiEo towards Hie country will not be extinct with my life. When I die iln* task of continuing the work of Napoleon 111. will fall to the eldest sun of I’rlnco Napoleon, and 1 hopo mv beloved mother, by stiiiporitmr him with all her power, will trivo to us who shall bo no more this last and crowning proof of alTcctlon. .“NAPOLSOIf. "At Chlsclhurst, 20th February. 1879. " I appoint MM. RoUhor nml F. Pietri mv tes« tarn rutsry executors. I mean by F. Pietri, Franccschinl Pietri. N.” The Prince's Death. The Capo Town Argut gives a more full and complete account of the circumstance of tlio death of the Prince than wo have heretofore had. It is os follows: A fSw days ago the Prince, sccompajilcd by MnJ. Bolllngton, Lieut. Carey, and a party of llneuios, visited a Zulu kraal, where they were fired upon by a large party, Hie Priqre being, on that occcsloo, conspicuous for gallantry, almost amounting to rashness. The advance of (hetwo forces, within the last few days, has been In this direction, and the Prince, it can easily bo Imagined, knowing the ground, conscious of the vicinity of Lord Chelmsford’s camp on Iheooo hand, and of Gen. Wood’s on the oilier, ap proached the familiar spot with confluence, and a sense of security which betrayed him to bis death. The party started at about half-past 2, ami on their way were Joined, at the site of Lord Chelmsford’s camp of the Second,—Hint Is, on Hie occl: of the IncenetMouutaln,— by some otlkers, who, after riding with them some dis tance, turned oil towards the left, In the direction of Gen. Wood’s camp, the Prince nna his companion keeping to the right. After crossing Che Spruit, which m rainy weather, helps to All tlio Urot-ozl River, they arrived at the flat-looped hill nameless on our mops, which Is a conspicu ous feature of the landscape of this-portion of the Zulu frontier, and here the Prince, directing bis men to slacken girths for a while, took a sketch of the country. Wu mav hero digress to say that the Prince’s talent with pen and pencil, combined with his remarkable proficiency in military surveying (that great gift of recog nizing the strategic capabilities of any spot which so distinguished Hie First Napoleon), made Ids contributidns to our knowledge of tlio country to ho traversed of great value. IDs sketch flnished, the Prince and Lieut. (Jarcy re turned, ami I lie order was given to resume tlio march, the Prince , en route pointing out tho kraal at which ho had been fired upon on his previous visit, ami turning off to another eloso by, which was found empty. A third kraal was then sighted about one mile further out. Towards this the party descended, the Prince having ob served that a small river, tbe Moazant, as the Kaffir called ft, would enable the escort to water their horses and make them selves some coffee. The kraal fa situated some 200 yards from the river, and consists of live huts. Between the kraal and the river stretch ed a luxuriant growth of Tnmcooklo grass, five or six feet in hight, with, after the fashion of ail described Zulu kraals, mealies and Kafllr com interspersed. This dense cover did nor, however, completely surround the kraal: for In front there was an open space apparently used by Hie Zulus, from the ashes and broken earth enware strewn around, as n common cooking ground. Hero the party halted, and the Prince gave the order to oil-saddle for an hour. The huts betrayed no signs of recent occupation, but two or three dogs were still llngeringabout the spot. The presumption, of course, was that (he animals attached to their master’s homes had remained there aiter the Zulus had des-rt cd the kraal; but, seen in tbe light of the dreadful event that Immediately followed, It Is more than probable that tho dogs belonging to tbe Zulus who were Uien actually stalking tbe Prince and bis com panions, who were completely off their guard and chatting together. All the psrtv, having turned their burses into the grass and gram crops and sent thu Kafllr down to Hu* river for for water, sat down in the open spa c, and made themselves some coffee. Tin; Kafllr mennwh.lo ■ went off again to see that the horses kept to gether. and so Hie hour wore on. it Is horrible to think of what was passing behind them. All • this time, concealed by tbe deep donga which lav right across the path taken afterwards by the fugitives, some forty or fifty Zulus were creeping ou their victims. Stealing out of tho donga, they made Hieir way, completely con cealed by the rank vegetation, along thu water’s edge, am! there, it Is probable, lay waiting until thu bustle .of preparation for tbe start should give them a favorable opportunity for rushing upon tlio Prince’s partv. While thus la ambush they must have been surprised by the Kafllr, for ono of ibo Zulus left bis concealment, and, crossing the river, was seen by the Kafllr making off no tho opposite bill. The Kaflir at once returned to Hie Prince, but ot first was not understood. Corporal Gnibb, bowever. knowing Hie lan guage well, asked him wbot was the matter, and then Interpreted his answer to the Prince. Tho Prince, meanwhile, had looked at his watch. It was ten minutes to 4. "You can give your torses ten minutes more,” bo then said; hue the Kaffir’s Intelligence at ooco 'roused sus picion, and tho order was given to saddle up at once. Every man went la search of his horse, and In a few minutes all was ready for the start. The Prince for a mluuto wan busy looking to bis bit. All stood to their horses, waiting for the order to mount—waiting for death I " Pre pare to mount.” The word was haidlv spoken, wben, with a startling crash, there burst from through the cover a volley from soma forty rifles. Tlio distance was not twenty yards, and the long grass swayed to the sudden rush of the Zulus, os, with a tremendous shout, they charged towards tho Prince and bis companions. " Usuta,” was their cry, "to English cowards.” The horses all swerved at the sunddenness of the tumult, ami some broke away. Rogers, of Bcttington’s Corps, was shot before ho could recover bis horse, and the Prince was uoablo to mount his charger, a gray, of sixteen bunds high, always diflicnlt to mount, and on this oc casion, frightened by the firing, worse than ever. One by ono Hie party galloped past, the Prince Id vain endeavoring to mount, was'ossscd bv Private Lctocq. "Dcpechcz vaus. s’ll vous plait, Monsieur,” lie cried, as bedashed by. only lying across his saddle; but the Prince made no answer, already striving his best, and in a min ute he was alone. The Zulus burst from their covert.yelllngamlilringaltcrtbcfugltives. .Tho Prince’s horse followed, and the Prince was seen bv Lctocq holding Ids stirrup-leather with the left Imml. the saddle with his right, trying to keep up with his horde and to mount. 110 must have mode ono desperate effort to leap into Hie saddle by the help of tbe holster, >iud .the bolster must havo given way, and bo thou fell. The horse trod upon him mid galloped off. Thu Prince regained his feet and ran alter tho fast- retreating party. Lctocq turned in his saddle to look behind blm, amt saw the Prince was running on foot with some twelve or thir teen Zulus only a few feet behind him. They all had assegais In their hands, mid then no onei saw Hie awful end. The rest of them galloped i on towards Gen. Wood’s camp, and after going some three miles met Gun. Wood himself uml Co). Bullcr. Tlicv made their report, and those officers, looking through their glasses, saw tho Zulus leading away the horses they had takeu« thu trophies of their successful attack. BIG MORTGAGE. Ban Francisco, Cal., July 10.—A Portland dispatch says the Oregon Hallway & Navigation Company executed a mortgage yesterday for 10,000,000 to tho Farmers' Loan «fc Trust Com pany, of New York, as Trustee. The mortgage is clvcn for o like amount loaned the Oregon Hallway & Navigation Company, which will he used to extern! their lines. LICENSES. Sptrial Dtnaich to The Trlbvnt, Sprinofibld, 111., July 10.—License to oN ganlzo was to-day issued by the Becrotary of State to the McMurtyTeamlng&Transfer Com pany of Cnleago; capital. $25,000; corporators, John G. and AlcxumlerC. ilc.Murtyaad William £. Webster. 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