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CONTENTS OF INSIDE PAGES. SECOND PAGE: CONTINUATION OF “DORIS’S FORTUNE.” “BY GUM I” MINERVA’S THIMBLE. PERSIAN PUNISHMENTS. .HUMOR OF THE HOUR. PHRENOLOGY AFLOAT. WHAT SCIENCE SAYS. taming a bulldog. THIRD PAGE: MASONIC MATTERS: Brotherly Lore; Fifty Cents; Grand Chapter of Dakota; Tidings from the West; Masonic Veterans; Corner Stone Lodge; Honor to Whom Honor is Due; Polar Star Lodge; The Wolf on the Fold; Personal; Commaodery Notes; Imperial Council A. A. O. N. M. S.; Laurel Chapter; M&sonio Relics; Labor Exchange. SIXTH PAGE : GALATEA. LOVE. THE PILGRIM. GIDEON’S TRAP. THE DETROIT SOLOMON. INTERESTING MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS. SEVENTH PAGE: EMPTY CHAIRS. THE PHANTOM OF THE LAKE. TORNADO STORIES. HE WANTED A PASS. A FLEET-FOOTED HOG. THE TALE OF A CIRCE. A GHOST STORY. A BEAR TRAP. OUR WEEKLY GOSSIP. HISTORIC MUTTON. LET HER RIP. and (Queries. F. J. L.—The best way to keep oil pictures in a state of safety Is not to trust much to their power of resisting damp, but to treat them just as if they were notoriously delicate things like •water-color drawings, although in reality we know that their constitution is more robust. An oil pic ture, it is well to remember, may be attacked by damp from behind. If it is hung on a damp wall, the canvas will absorb damp from the wall, like the mill-board behind a water-color, and this damp will reach the colors through the priming. The proof that canvases absorb damp is that they hang flaccid on their stretching-frames when there is much moisture in the atmosphere. It is some protection to have the back of the canvas protected by a coat of paint applied with varnish, but a still better pro tection is to have two canvases on the same stretch ing-frame, the one that bears the work of the paint er and another behind it with a coat of paint on both sides. The practice of having two canvases on the same stretcher has been adopted by more than one modere painter, for various reasons. One reason is that an accidental blow to the canvas from behind, or an indentation from some angular object, may produce a fracture of the paint in the picture—a fracture not immediately visible, per haps, but like to show itself later. Oil pictures un protected by glass, are always accumulating a coat of dust and dirt, which, in course of time, unless it is occasionally removed, makes the hazardous pro cess called “ piotnre-cleaning *' present itself ae an ineluctable necessity if the work be visible at all. The two preservative cleanings are first, simply dusting with a 1-ght feather brush and an occasion al careful washing with a soft rag, some warm wa ter, and a little soap, but not a strong soap. Geobge Amont.—An attempt to catch Fata by traps, or by poisoning them suddenly, will < 3ail. Old rats know too much and can only be caught by kindness. To destroy them give them 1a good meal every day. Do not put any poison in the food, but simply prepare a dish for them daily, a free lunch, composed of corn med moistened with milk, into which an egg and a little salt (to seaon) has been beaten. At first they may not touch it, but keep it before them, making it fresh daily. They will soon try a little, and if not injuri ous their suspicions will be allayed. In a week or ten days they will expect it, and every rat on the place will be at the appointed plaee for the treat. Give them plenty of it, so as to induce all the rats in the neighborhood to join in. Do not be in a fcurry to poison them. If they eat all the food give them a larger quantity next time. As soon as they have thrown off all suspicion go to your druggist, got some phosphorus paste, or other rat poison, mix it with the food, and be sure you give them enough and something to spare, so as to induce all to eat. They will either be killed or become so suspi cious of all other food as to leave, and not a rat will remain. Hence, to destroy rats take plenty of time, gain their confidence, and finish them when they least expect it. Publisher. —Of the newspapers pub lished in the United States three are devoted to the ■ilk-worm, six to the honey-bee and not less than thirty-two to poultry. The dentists have eighteen journals, the phonographers nine, and the deaf and dumb and blind nineteen. There are three publi cations exclusively devoted to philately, and one to the terpsichorean art. The Prohibitionists have 139 organs to the liquor dealers eight. The Woman Suffragists have seven, the candymakers three. Gastronomy is represented by three papers, gas by two. There are about COO newspapers printed in German and 42 in French. There is one Gaelio pub lication, one Hebrew, one Chinese and one in the Cherokee language. Six Companies. — The American Chinese all come from the province of Kwang Tung. This province is composed of about twenty small districts, and almost all of the 300,000 Chinese tn America come from five of these districts called Heong San, San Woo), Hoi Peng, Yan Peng and San King. More than one-half of them come from San Ring alone. There is a perfect mania in these dis tricts for emigration, and in some cases 250 out of the 500 men in one village have emigrated; but ■trance to say the fever never extends beyond this small territory. One can stand on a mountain on the sea coast, eighty miles west of Hong Kong, and see all tbe places from which the American Chinese come. Forty N.—The following is a lotion to remove freckles: Take cyanide of potassium six grains avoirdupois; glycerine one-half ounco; strongest camphor water two and one-half ounces. Mix. A word of caution is, however, necessary, as cyanide of potassium is highly poisonous when ■wallowed, aud as the above lotion is pleasant-tasted it should not be left out of the dressing case, nor should a larger quantity than that above given Jtw kept in use at once; nor, under ordinary cir cumstances, should it be applied over a large surface at a time. If not kept under lock and key it is safest to label it Poison. Kept with care and properly em ployed It Is a safe and useful lotion. G. M. N.—The territory known as ■*No Man’s Land,” or "The Neutral Strip,” extends from the 100th to 103 d meridian, and from latitude 26 degrees 30 minutes to 37 degrees. It is regarded "for convenience as apart of the Indian territory, but does not properly belong to it It was ceded to the Alnited States by Texas, and is public land, but it is ■0 undesirable for the purposes of settlement that It will probably never be taken up. It is composed pf barren and sandy table lands, covered in Summer jrith saline efflorescence. Its only growth are thorny cacti, yuccas and sagebrush, and even these are only to be found in sparse and widely-separated patches. Clara.—The teeth should be brushed twice a day. The proper time for this is on rising in the morning and on retiring at night. In the knorning a wash may be used. Brush gently over the crowns of tbe teeth. This removes any mucus that has collected during the night, and leaves the faouth In a refreshened condition. Just before re- Iring particles of food that have lodged between the teeth should be removed, which, when left for geveral hours, result fn the fermentation of an acid. Which causes the softening of the tooth-structure, and thus promotes decay. After eating, a tooth pick should be used for removing the debris. N. O. P.—Miss Charlotte Canda, a young French lady resident of this city, was thrown -from her carriage and killed on the anniversary of her birthday, many years ago. Her remains were interred in Greenwood Cemetery and a splendid .monument erected over them by her father,' who ■was very wealthy. There was, it is said, an effort made to have the remains taken to France, but the cemetery authorities objected. The Canda plot is held in trust by the last-named, and Miss Canda’s remains still lie there. Crimea.—According to the latest state tnent of the War Ministry, the Russian army on a peace footing numbers 514,000 infantry, 60,000 cav alry, 20,000 engineers, and 77,000 artillery, with 1,640 guns. Beside these there are 47,600 Cossacks. The reserves ready to be called out in case of mobiliza tion number 1,500,000. Tbe health of the men has improved during the last few years, but is still very unsatisfactory. Charlie.—The Prince of Wales ar rived at Halifax July 30tb, 1860. reached Quebec on fche 18th of August, and entered the territory of the U.iited States, at Detroit, on September 20th; reached Washington October 3d, and was received at Castle Garden, New York, by Mayor Wood and the Common Council, October 11th. This was the Prince of Wales’s only visit to America. An Old Reader.—“ln a game of four handed binnocle—each man for himself—one of the players melds out but fails to take a trick and one of the other players by taking the last trick receives enough to put him out also. Who wins the game?” The player who takes the last trick and receives enough to go out wins the game. Jim Ross.—At the time you mention (186'6-67) the Hudson River Railroad (city lin«) ran cars from Thirtieth street and Tenth avenue, down Tenth avenue and West street, Canal and Hudson, to Chambers street. We believe there was an en trance to the cars from Warren street. C. B. L.—To each pailful of water add two pints of fresh slacked lime and one pint of common salt; mix well. Fill your barrel half full with this fluid, put your eggs down in it any time alter June, and they will keep two year 3 if desired. Joseph Huber.—“ A bets B that he (A) has thirty-five dollars in hi, pocket. The money is counted and amounts to $37.45. Which of the two wins ?” A certainly wins, as he has thirty-five dollars in his pocket—and more. W. S.—The salary of the Commander in-Ch e? (under the President) of our armies is $ 3,500 a ye-r. General Philip H. Sheridan, Lieu tenant-General, is the present commander. Anxious.—We cannot tell you how much either Kx-PresidenX Arthur or President Cleveland is worth, but from what we do know neither gentleman is what is called wealthy. Meriden, Conn.—We are not positive but we believe that President Cleveland is about six feet in bight and weighs about two hundred and fifty pounds—or more. Exeter. — According to “ Beeton’s Dic tionary of Universal Information,” an English work, the population of Exeter, England, is 44,226. Constant Reader. — Any locality where the soil is dry and sandy would be proper lor a person suffering from malaria. B. S. —A short course in the classics would be advisable before beginning lectures at the medical college. Blue Bell. —You will have to be a little more explicit in the statement of your query. Peter B.—There is no difference what ever between a yard square and a square yard. Reno.—We do not know whether or not the gentleman you mention left a wilL An Interesting Reader—We know nothing of the law to which you refer. NEW YORK, JUNE 13, 1886, r JTO A. I)V-KTVTISKIISU ADVERTISING IS TWENTY-FIVE CENTS A LINE IN THE NEW YORK DISPATCH. Owing to our large edition we are compelled to go to press at an early hour, hence ADVERTISEMENTS CAN NOT BE RECEIVED AFTER NINE O’CLOCK SATUR DAY EVENING. To Masonic Advertisers. Those desiring to advertise tn onr Masonio columns must have their advertisements n our office BEFORE TWO O’CLOCK on FRIDAY AFTERNOON. No ad vertisement can be inserted on the Masonic Page alter that hour. The NEW YORK DISPATCH has a larger circulation than any other Sunday Newspaper pub lished in the (Jnited States. THE BIOTS AT BELFAST. Tho disgraceful disturbances fomented by the Orangemen in Ireland come lust in time to kill tbe fanaticism which has caused them. Every rioter, although he does not know it, is a pow erful pleader in favor of Home Bule. Every shot fired, every atone thrown, every window smashed, every person injured ia an argument on the aide of Gladstone and Parnell. The an cient proverb, that the gods make mad those whom they would destroy, ia illustrated by these Belfast outrages. The opponents ot Home Bule are annihilating themselves. The Orange mobs go about shouting “To hell with the Pope I” because they have no other watchword. The English Tories, led by Lord Churchill, the Whigs, led by Lord Hartington, and the recreant Radicals, led bv Mr. Chamberlain, summoned up the spectres of civil war and religious war in order to defeat Home Rule in Parliament, and now they are confronted with the realities of their rhetorical shams. Instead of Home Rule resulting in riots and bloodshed, the fail ure of the measure has been accompanied by insane outbreaks. Tbe people of Great Britain, who are about to be called upon to vote for or against justice to Ireland, will have their eyes widely opened by the reckless conduct of the Orange malcontents. When Gladstone introduced and Parnell ap proved the Home Rule bill, we declared that its passage was only a matter of time. In our opinion, its success was assured as soon as its provisions wers made public. By proposing it Gladstone showed himself the greatest states man of the age. Next to him in greatness stands Parnell, whose cool composure and elo quent argument in the closing debate demon strated his superiority to the pigmies who sought to annoy and interrupt him with tan talizing questions and ironical yells. What a contrast did his conduct present to the mad folly of the Orange rioters I He nobly insisted that he could not spare a single Irishman from the free nation he sought to establish. They are killing off Irishmen and unconsciously giving new emphasis to his sublime words. He quoted statistics to show that the majority ot Irishmen had always respected the opinions of the Orange minority. They are showing, by overt acts, that the Orange minority are not worthy of respect; that they are the enemies of Irish independence; that they cannot be safely trusted to govern themselves. Their burnings and murders, their drunken orgies and “ Belfast kidneys,” will alienate from them all their English supporters. What must re spectable voters of all parties think when they see the opponents of Gladstone and Parnell sacking grog-shops, assaulting the police, and rolling together, men and women equally in toxicated, in the gutters ? The Orangemen have condemned themselves before the civilized world. They have hastened the triumph of Home Role by a year, at least, while intending to impede it. As soon as the Irish people understood that Gladstone was pledged to crown his splendid career by a measure of justice to Ireland, the whole island became peaceful and patient Irishmen in all parts of the earth bad confidence m Parnell, and when he assured them that Gladstone would speedily redress their griev ances they trusted and waited. Their capacity for self-government was evident from the order which they maintained during this period of promise. They had rebelled against England; they had shot down tryrannical landlords; they bad resisted unjnst evictions; they had strug gled against the despotism that was crushing them; but as soon as Parnell asserted that their cause was virtually gained, all concerted and individual acts of rebellion ceased; business began to prosper, and Ireland prepared quietly to enjoy the promised blessing. The promise is not broken; it is only postponed. Gladstone ie firmly determined to live or die upon his Home Rnle platform, and the Irish nationalists are contented to follow his leadership. Yet the rebellion, the outrages, the rioting, the shoot ing are resumed, not by tho nationalists, but by the little, disloyal orange faction that has done nothing but mischief in the past and is plotting mischief for the future. It is a good thing for Ireland that this odious element has so speedily developed itself. Everybody can now under stand what it means and why it must be purged from Irish politics. Let us have patiencs and we shall see that the Belfast rioters have ignor antly assisted to work out the Home Rule pro blem satisfactorily, BOODLE AND NOODLE. All of us are agreed that boodle is a bad thing lor the Aidermen who have taken it, for the bribers who have paid it, and for tho com munity which have been robbed of valuable franchises to enrich such criminals. But the noodles of the daily press are becoming almost as decided a nuisance. They are attacking the District-Attorney because he does not try an Aiderman every week, so as to help sell their papers. These noodles began by abusing the indicted Aidermen; now they are abusing the District-Attorney for not trying the Aidermen, and it is pretty certain that, by the time of the next election, they will ba abusing every official concerned in the trials. These Captain Jenks of the daily press not only want the earth, but they desire to run the whole universe. They have their own ideas about the law. A little thing like the collection and arrangement of evidence does not bother them. They think that they could arrest a boodler every Monday, convict him every Tuesday, sentence him every Wednesday; send him up to Sing Sing every Thursday, describe his prison life every Friday, pardon him out every Saturday, and sell an extra number of papers every Sunday, by publishing an account of his return home, and witicisms upon the authorities for letting him loose again. But the wheels of justice can not be whirled around in this free and easy manner. Criminals have to be tried by the courts, not by the newspapers, and our con temporaries should be more sensible, more just, and more considerate. It District-Attorney Martine should under take to conduct his department according to tbe suggestions ot the newspapers, ho would soon become bewildered. He has good-naturedly talked to tbe reporters too much already, and they have put words into his mouth which are now brought up against him in elaborate edito rials, We do not believe that he ever said to anybody, outside of bis official staff, that he had testimony enough to convict all the accused Aidermen and half a dozen of the bribers. The case against Jaehne would have been very weak except for his own confession to Inspector Byrnes. It was the simple issue whether or not the police witnesses had committed perjury that sent Jaehne to prison so quickly. Other Aidermen, who have not confessed, cannot be so easily railroaded. District-Attorney Martine would be worse than foolish if ho allowed him self to be driven by the press into trying any criminal before he Is ready to go into court. Probably he would lose a case thus precipitate ly presented, and what would the papers say about him, then ? He can consult with his asso ciates, tbe Blackstonian Bedford, the indefati gable Nichols, the dashing Fellows, and be guided by their advice without the interference of those Journalistic noodles who know nothing of law, and, apparently, very little of anything else. To make a failure of justice through un due haste, will be to forfeit tbe good opinion of NEW YORK DISPATCH, JUNE 13, 1886. the beet people of the community, who now look upon District-Attorney Martine as the purifier of city politics. We are as anxious as our contemporaries that no guilty boodler shall escape, but they are all under bail; the State prison is not going to run away, and we can afford to make assurance doubly sure by wait ing until the cases are properly prepared. MOLONEY AND THE ALDEBMEN. The stories published in the daily papers of thia city for weeks past concerning “ Billy ’’ Moloney’s whereabouts are undoubtedly the most amusing yarns in their way that has come to light in some time. It would seem that some of the papers are coaxing “ Billy ” to return. “ It would be much more convenient, comforta ble and profitable for him, as well as conducive to the quiet of his conscience, to earn immunity from penal consequences by putting himself in the hands of the District Attorney as a witness for the prosecution than to remain in exile, under the patronage, at the expense and for the benefit of malefactors who will leave him to his own resources as soon as his absence and silence cease to be a requisite of their escape from punishment.” . This is what the Daily News says. Whether the wild stories told about Moloney or this advice of the News is the most preposterous we are at a loss to know. Conceding that Moloney knew of the iniquitous official proceedings which disgraced the city by the action of its Board ot Aidermen in 1884, does anybody who ever knew Moloney believe that hs would turn iuformer ? No, no. Mo loney is not that kind of material. If there were ever any doubts entertained by the Aider men accused of being bribed, or those of the Broadway railroad, who manipulated the fran chise through the Aidermen, that Moloney would " squeal,” these doubts have now been dispelled. When Moloney saw the drift things were taking in this city he concluded that should he remain in the country be would be, in a short time, physically and financially ruined. On tbe lih of this month, Moloney, after settling up his affairs, left Montreal for Boston, where on tbe following day be embarked on board of a steamship bound for Liverpool. Moloney’s destination was the city of Limerick, Ireland, where his father was born, and there “ Billy ” will pass the greater portion of the Summer with his two sons. When he left the shores of his native country be told his friends that he would be absent two years. That his family will bo cared for in his absence there is no doubt whatever, aud when he next appears among us tho “hoodie” question will have been disposed of, the convicted Aidermen will be doing time in State Prison, and probably no oars will be running on Broadway. What ever fears those indicted in the matter of the Broadway franchise may have, they need have nona regarding Moloney’s return to this city to testify against them. No matter how much he may be missed by the prosecuting authorities be is safe in a foreign land. WISE ADVEBTISERS. A great deal of money is spent in advertis ing, and business men know that much of it is wasted. They are constantly endeavoring to discover the best means of bringing their busi ness before the public, and they are the first to appreciate any advertising medium that will give them a profit upon their investment. Re cently they have almost unanimously combined to select the Sunday papers as the agency which most promptly repays them. They have found out for themselves that money expended upon advert sing in tbe large dailies is mostly thrown away, like the triple sheets and supple ments of such journals. Tho dailies are now neglected. Their empty advertising columns exhibit a dearth ot business that would soon push them into bankruptcy if it were not for their Sunday harvest. Of what use to adver tisers are these blanket sheets? Who reads them ? Who has the time necessary to read them ? You see the passengers in a street car first drop the advertising supplement to the floor. Perhaps the advertisement for which you paid dearly is in that sheet, now under foot. Then the readers glance over the head lines, pick out the particular department of news which is most interesting, and pitch the rest of the paper out of the window. Perhaps your expensive advertisement is in that part ot the paper now fluttering in the mud. Business men note these facts, and the remarkable de crease in tbe blanket sheet advertising is the wise consequence. The Sunday papers are not as large as the dailies, but svery word in them is read. Better still, they are read in the household, and not merely in streetcars or busy offices. They pass from one member of the family to another ; they are kept all the week ; some of them are regu larly filed.on account of their continued stories. From the lady in her parlor or the gentleman in his library, the Sunday papers pass to the servants in the kitchen and tho stable. They reach all classes, and what an advertiser says in them impresses all classes. Often an adver tiser in a blanket daily has hard work to find his own announcement. It is crowded into small type or hidden away in an extra sheet. How, then, can he expect anybody else to find it ? In a Sunday paper it is conspicuous. As a rule the Sunday journals are better printed than the dailies, upon a better quality of paper, and this assists to display the advertisements more attractively. Business men comprehend the value of these seemingly trivial matters, and they show it by now patronizing the Sun day papers to an extent unprecedented in the history of journalism. The reading public were ahead of the advertisers for awhile. They recognized that the literary contents of tho Sun day papers are far in advance of the trash published as news in the dailies. But as wise advertisers always follow the reading public, the two classes of patronage are now united upon the best periodicals. We wish well to our daily contemporaries. It is their misfortune that they are used to light tbe fires in most households while the Sunday papers are saved to be read and reread. If they would be satisfied to publish the news of the day they would be more readable and more profitable. To do this would only require a paper about half the size of the Sun, and it could be sold for a cent a copy. But the blanket sheets are obliged to pad their pages with long accounts of slugging matches, divorce cased, Deer Park fishing, and other rubbish which no body reads and which nobody ought to write. One of them has a special department devoted to prize-fighters and their illegal brutalities. Another gives a page to horse-racing. Another pays more attention to a scandal in Europe than to the news of this great country. An ad vertiser who wishes to recommend good goods to the purchasing public learns to avoid these big and bad publications. He finds in the Sun day papers a friend of thousands of families, who will introduce his wares to the people who will use them. To reform our blanket sheet contemporaries is our earnest hope, but, in the meantime, we are not surprised to find that wise advertisers prefer the Dispatch and its Sunday rivals. Ex-Judge Bedford.—We agree with our pictorial contemporary, the Graphic, that Assistant District Attorney Bedford continues to win golden opinions by his diligence and ability. The Union says ot him : “He is one of the ablest and most gifted prosecutors at the criminal bar of this county. He ie a cool, meditating, aggressive strategist, full of vim and courage, just as he was when on the bench years ago, having, moreover, not lost a particle of hie lofty ideas that characterize the true lawyer of education and refinement who puts heart and soul into a case assigned to him for trial. At a glance he sees his chances for suc cess. Knowing as he does criminal law as few lawyers do, he can, and sometimes does, lead the presiding Judge in meting out justice, his tried experience weighing heavily that way. Ex-Judge Bedford is one of the few criminal lawyers who have spent almost a lifetime at the practice of criminal law, and if any man is thoroughly familiar with and has a forte in the criminal law, It is he who may be considered tbe absolutely ablest man upon the staff in the District Attorney’s office.” And the Dispatch adds to this eulogium these few words : As As sistant District Attorney he is never a perse cutor, and severely a prosecutor. If he thinks the man on trial innocent he will not prosecute the case. That is justice. Duffy Caged Again.—The impudence and effrontery of the indicted Aidermen are really refreshing. If they meet you in the street they protest their innocence, curse the District Attorney and anathematize the newspapers. Of the whole gang of “ boodlers ” none has been so overbearing or obnoxious as ex-Alderman Mi chael Duffy. During Jaehne’s trial he sat in the court room passing remarks on the various in cidents of the trial and when it was over ac cused a reporter, whose instincts of refinement and education would revolt at even sitting at tbe same table with the fellow, that on one oc casion when ho (the reporter) was stupidly drunk he borrowed a dollar from the indicted “boodler.” When the lie was given to the ex- Alderman he mounted a stoop and swore to be avenged on the entire press, but the reporter in particular. He then went to Harlem, where, amidst the fulsome platitudosjol the gang, he again turned on the tap of his voluiblity and poured forth a stream of abuse upon the repor torial and editorial head that was quite alarm ing. How different this braggart has been act ing since he was arrested recently on a fresh charge of bribery. The Surface Railroad Bill was passed May 6, 1884, and six days afterward Duffy offered the first petition in the Board of Aidermen asking a franchise for a railroad com pany. Some months later he interested himself in the Thirty-fourth Street Railroad Company, and then Recorder Smyth, upon the affidavit of District Attorney Martine, issued the following warrant, which was placed in the hands of In spector Byrnes for execution. “ When the Thirty-fourth Street Railroad Com pany mad’, application to the Board of Aldermen for permission to construct and operate a railroad .iloug its proposed route. Aiderman Michael Duffy did give and offer to give to one Charles B. Waite, a member of the Board of Aidermen, several thousand dollars, as a bribe, on the 22d day of De cember, 1884.” Boycotting the President. —Some of the Western Democrats are beginning to talk about boycotting President Cleveland, without giving him time to enjoy his honeymoon, and are bunting up the precedent of President Johnson’s case to see what powers Congress can legally exercise against tho Chief Executive. The excuse of these politicians is that the Presi dent has boycotted tbe Democratic party and that turn about is fair play. It does not be come us to interfere in this family quarrel; but we may venture the suggestion that tbe best place to boycott a Democratic President is at the polls. All the sins of omission and com mission which have distinguished President Cleveland’s curious administration were pointed out as inevitable before the last Presidential election. Some leading Democrats, like the late John Kelly, who know Cleveland well, pre dicted precisely the state of things which baa come to pass since he entered the White House. In order to avoid such errors m tho future a good Republican should bo elected in 1888, and to that end we shall be glad to welcome into brotherhood any Democrats who feel justly dis satisfied with the present administration. Terrified by Typhus.—The managers of the Deborah Nursery, in Eaat Broadway, did a very sensible thing in sending seventy-five little boys out of town last week to escape the typhus fever which had broken out in tbe in stitution. It is reported that the disease was brought into the nursery by a porter who was engaged at Castle Garden and who probably caught the fever on an emigrant ship. He fell ill in a day or two and left the house; but one after another of the children sickened until twenty-one were under the care of the doctors. Now the little fellows, whose ages range from two to seven years, are to be benefittad by country air, and during their absence the nur sery ie to be thoroughly fumigated. At this season of the year, when contagious diseases are dangerously developed by tbe heat, nobody can be too careful, and East Broadway, with its crowded tenement houses, has narrowly es caped a serious epidemic. Patti a Spinster,—After her marriage with Signor Nicolini, in alittle Welsh church, last Thursday, Patti signed the register as “ Adelina Patti, spinster, of full age.” The great prima donna evidently considered that her French di vorce from the Marquis de Caux had restored her to her maiden celibacy; but, under all the circumstances, this was straining a legal techni cality to the utmost. However, she was more than matched by Signor Nicolina, who signed himself “ a bachelor, of full age,” although his real name is Nicolas and ho has a divorced wife aud three or four children in France. Aside from these queer registries, the marriage is the subject of hearty congratulations from all who know or admire the queen of song. It is a mar riage of love and, therefore, intereets all the world. Patti’s former wedding to the Marquis de Caux was arranged by the Empress Eugenie and turned out as badly as did the Napelemio arrangements generally. The Great Race. — The Suburban handicap, which Troubadour won so easily at Sheepshead Bay, last Thursday, was probably the greatest race ever seen upon this continent in the amount of money wagered upon it, the number of spectators who witnessed it, and the excellence of the large field of horses entered. The time did not best the record for tbe dis tance, for the winner was not pushed, but the spectacle presented by the twenty graceful racers and the twenty thousand people who watched and cheered them, recalls the old days when the North and tbe South matched Eclipse and Prince Henry for the championship of the turf, and “ the entire American people,” as a sporting writer enthusiastically recorded, “ as sembled to see this sectional contest decided." There is no race-course in the world more love ly than Sheepshead Bay, and the Suburban now ranks first among the great racing events of the year in this country. One at a Time.—Before Anarchist Most went to trial he received an offer from a Coney Island showman offering him $250 a week, with all the chowder and beer which the island is famed for, thrown in, if he would Bit in an iron cage for the delectation of such patrons as might visit the museum. Now that Most is sitting in an iron cage at the city’s expense, we would suggest that the fellow fills one con tract at a time. The Albany Argus in speaking of Most and his blood-thirsty ruffians says that the Anarchist “ recognizes no moral obligations, but wishes to reduce civilized society to primitive chaos and savagery. Such hideous doctrines seem inconceivable in this age; yet they are daily taught at Anarchist meetings and in Anarchist newspapers. Society, in defending itselt against those crazy cutthroats should not be over-nice in the methods adopted. The sharper and more effective they are the better.” Duly Appreciated.—Governor Hill did a service for this city during the past week by signing the bill giving New York 500 addi tional policemen which the citizens will not readily lorget. Acting promptly upon the Gov ernor’s good example the Board of Estimate and Apportionment have appropriated SIIO,OOO for the services of 300 policemen to be put upon the force between now and the Ist of January. It is too bad that the Board did not appropriate the $40,000 asked for patrol wagons, but when the final estimates are being completed, ample provisions will be made for the whole 500 po licemen and two patrol wagone for each precinct and five at headquarters. Tbe value of these patrol wagons and additional policemen will be duly appreciated should any trouble occur. All Elements. — Our Democatic friends seem to be particularly opposed to Mr. James G. Blaine saying anything whatever about the affairs of the world. Recently he de livered a few remarks on the Home Rule ques tion, and our Democratic friends at once de nounced it as a bid for the Irish vote. It is an nounced that he is to speak on the fisheries question, and he is accused by our Democratic friends of trying to secure the vote of tbe Know-Nothing element. If this thing keeps on, all elements of the people of this country op posed to the Democratic party will demand the nomination in 1888 of Blaine for President. He is good enough for us all the time. The fishery question; Where is the bottle ? anti EASILY MASHED. A dude with a decayed dew mustache was walking along Park Row yesterday, and he met a friend. “Bah jove, Cholly I How do?” How do, Gussie.” "Just had awful mash up street I” " Naw 1” “Yah I” “ Where’s she now ?” “Up street in cigar store. Como up ! Let you have a look. Won’t charge cent I” “ ’8 go.” They walked up street, passed the cigar store, and both took off their hats at a teasing looking blonde who was gazing through the doorway. She was smiling an excuciating smile. “ Bah jove, Cholly 1 She’s awfully nioe, yo know.” “Slap me in the face it she isn’t.” “ Let's walk around the block and come back. We’ll get up courage, go in an'buy a cigarette an' I’ll speak to her.” “Sure ? ’ “Sure. If you’ll treat to lemonade for a bracer.” “ It’s a go.” i As they disappeared around tho corner a hoodlum yelled to his mate. “Dammy if them dooda ain’t mashed on that cigerret advertisement wot’s pasted on the windy.” JOHN INDULGES IN A TIE-UP. The “ tie-up ” business bss struck the Chi nese. Yip Hi and Yan Kee run a button-hole spread ing foundry in Brooklyn. Yip has been loafing considerable of late, and at the suggestion of Yan, they formed them selves into a Knights of Labor organization and drew up a set of rules on fire-cracker paper. It was agreed that they’d work on the eight hour system on alternate days. Yan made his first kick when Yip refused to work from eight o’clock one morning until eight o’clock the next morning. This was finally set tled, and then they proposed to both work to gether from eight o’clock in the morning until eight o'clock at night. Things went on swimmingly until Yip docked Yan for the time he was absent in chasing hood lums down street. They camo near quarreling, but they compromised by Yip permitting him self to be docked for tho time he was busy in winking at a servant girl across the street. During Yip’s dinner hour he used to sing. Yan heard it, armed himself with a revolver and hunted through the cellar, over the back fence and under the stoop for “ klat-tee.” Yip looked upon this as a personal insult, and fined Yan “ wun dol-lee.” Yan got square the next time Yip tuned up his throat. He bad fastened a big fire-cracker under Yip’s chair, and when Yip brayed out his first note he went through the window. Then be fined Yip for the price of the window, and for the time he lost in going out into the back yard in his serial flight. They fought in this way for two days, and were surprised that no customers visited them. When they came to cast up they ascertained the alarming fact that they had each been fined about a hundred dollars more than was in the till. Then they shook hands, rubbed the fines out, and then disbanded tho Knights of Labor. As they went across the street to ball each other off to cigars, they ascertained why the till was so emaciated. The hoodlums of the neigh borhood had pasted a placard in the window. I road: ® <S> | CLOSED. I I SMALL FOX «> 4> Both are now in jail. As they were coming from the cigar store they saw a man tearing the sign down. They thought ho was putting an other one up, and they mashed him into his hat, SMALL OHANGB. The coining King of Spain, Alfonso, who first broke out a week or so ago, was served up on a silver salver and exhibited to the Ministers and High Shouts ot ths bailiwick. Alfonso starts out all right, but judging by the condition of former Spanish potentates, he may bo hunting around tor that tray to hock it before be is crowded out. Down in Canarsie, L. 1., it was dis covered the other day that a brother and sister had been living together as man and wife for many years and bad had several children. Other fellows sisters are becoming so expensive and giddy nowadays that a man can’t be much blamed if he hunts around nis own family for a housekeeper. “ The German regiments are being instructed in the use of the bicycle and tricycle." That’e nothing. Our army learned the use of the unicycle long ago. Go down to Fort Hamilton and you can see them practicing in front of the officers’ mansions every day. They call the machines “ wheel-barrows” in army parlance vous. Senator Stanford paid Meissonier SIO,OOO for painting his portrait. And yet to look at the Senator's mug, one wouldn’t think that he’d like to have a fac similie of it in his house. May be, however, he is troubled with insomnia, and has it hung in his bedroom to frighten himself to sleep. Republican papers say that the Presi dent got married too soon, too soon, for the act to act as an 1888 boom. You just never mind I Little Grover will be along just about then, and if he puts in an appearance before that, every tooth can be worked to paralyze the nation in to enthusiasm. A high collar recently saved the life of a dude who was walking along a Cincinnati street. Somebody fired a shot, and it struck tho collar, which was so stiff that it failed to be penetrated. Any firm that would make a col lar like that should be penetrated to the fullest extent of the law. “ Above the noisy bustle of the city wedding-bells rang out merrily yesterday,” is the way the Herald begins the announcement of a recent nuptials. The personality of the news papers is becoming entirely too numerous and— but we wonder what was in the bustle to make it noisy. Isaak Waltonites are generally dis gusted because the President fished for trout with a worm. We can’t see where the difference is, so long as the trout is bagged. Beside, we always thought that the President was partial to worms. At least, we always thought that he had ’em. A Brooklyn editor, while recently vis iting Greenville, New Jersey, fell overboard in to the Morris and Essex canal. He was sink ing for the third time, when a reporter who was present threw him a blue lead pencil, and he crawled out and yelled for “ some space man’s copy.” Country newspapers are beginning to pull that old chestnut “ speckled beauties” on ns again. Wo hereby announce that if they don’t stop it we are armed with a more fatal one, and that we’ll use it the very next time we see them go down into their ancient history pocket Canada has snubbed Great Britain and says that if the mother country doesn’t like her recent action regarding the fishing question she can go to thunder. This looks like a scheme on the part of the New York authorities to an nex Canada in order to capture Billy Maloney. A Maine citizen claims to have recent ly caught a trout measuring twenty-eight inches in length and weighing eleven pounds. As it was caught in Lake Mooselankmeguntic, it is presumed that the"citizen got loaded and measured and weighed the name of the lake. Don Augusto Leopoldo Felippe Maria Miguel Gabriel Raphael Gonzaque, Duke of Saxe, is in town. It is said that when he was young hqjell out of a third story window and was rescued by a fireman with a ladder before his name bad telescoped to the sidewalk. A little girl named Bitters recently had her foster-mother arrested for fnhuman treatment. As the girl was decidedly pretty, she was compelled to take the bitters with the sweet. Thb recent tie-up on the railroads, which caused so much blue-light atmosphere Saturday a week ago, was caused, it is said, by the leaders, who were up town playing poker tor the weekly subscriptions and wanted an ex cuse for not going home to their wives. A Rhode Island cashier is the latest on the list of defaulters. He got away with $40,000. We didn’t think that there was so much money in Rhode Island, but then, to be sure, we only took a hurried walk across the State one day when we were there. Another thief has been discovered among the Brooklyn Post-Office officials. As the clerks are working on starvation wages, it looks to us as if it would be a good idea to give them a dollar more a week or furnish them with lodgings in the poor-house. The Governor has signed the bill for the appointment of three hundred additional policemen. Most of them will be sent to the annexed district whore, in the absence of door ways, we presume they will sleep in the woods while on post. A swell Pennsylvanian went into the milk business, and then his female society friends snnbbed him. Then he committed suicide. Probably ho had seen them in decol lete costume and wanted to keep up with the procession. Sullivan is coining to New York to live. This will be a groat loss to Boston, but we can’t see how our city is to be benefited. However, three hundred new policemen are to be appointed, and maybe John can keep them busy. San Francisco De Young’s wife has organized a new style of amusement in a series of tableaux vivants depicting scenes from “Don Juan.” Bring it to Now York and give the bald-heads another hack at the so-bo-it pews. Frank Stockton denies that he is blind, but says ha dictates his stories through choice. We are glad to hear that he is not blind, but sometimes—when his is the only book around—we sometimes wish that we were. Patti was married again on Thursday and the editor of the Pars Figaro gave her away. This appears rather mean, and it wo were Nicolini we’d go around to that editor’s sanctum and punch him in the nose. Buffalonians are still excited over the mysterious disappearance of little Laura Link, the fifteen year-old daughter of an estima ble citizen. Can she be the missing link we have all heard so much about. Fire crackers are beginning to sprout and the crop promises to be a large one. We wish to notify the managers of Angel-land not to take the next annual census until we have a chance to complete the quota. The Macon Telegraph has presented the national bride with a combination bread-bowl, card-receiver and cradle. We want to patent a spring-bottom for it which can be used as a baby-spanker. Last week’s papers announce the marriage of Anna L. Huckel to Joseph P. Berry. As soon as the first youngster comes they can treat themselves every night to Huokel-Berries and scream. King Ludwig has been officially de clared insane. The cable doesn’t inform us, but he has probably announced that he is going to begin to pay his debts. Several New York physicians, acting in the interest of science, are now practising on dog’s brains. Let us hope that they don’t get the brains mixed. Oh, say ! how. by the way, would it go. to engage Buddensiek to build a Peniten tiary. World of G0331P OF THE WEEK. Eleven theatres are now closed in thia city and six in Brooklyn. And now for a brief period Coney Island and the suburban beer gardens will have a chance to get in their fine work in the way of amus ing the public—and gathering in the •• boodle.* 1 Mb. Caleb L. Woglom, the popular business man ager of the Lee Avenue Academy of Music (Brook lyn, E. D.), will be made happy by a complimentary benefit thia evening—tendered him by a large num ber of his friends. Miss Lillian Lewis will appear in an act of *• Camille," and a score of other profes sional notables will aid in making the programme specially attractive. Mr. Woglom has been atten tive to his duties, worked bard, is not a millionaire, and, therefore, this beneficial remembrance on the part of the patrons of the theatre will not be out of place. John M. Bubke, "Old Scar Face," is in town, making arrangements for the appearance of Erastiua Woods, 8. 1., of Buffalo Bill’s " Wild West." In the language of his own Indians, " Scar Face" makes " a big talk" about the attractions of his remarkable show, and insists that nobody who goes to see it will doubt his veracity. The Indians, cowboys and buffaloes, fresh from their native plains, will all corroborate " Scar Face’s" statements. Mb. Fred Bryton’s play "Forgiven " will be re written for the coming season, in order to eliminate a feature in it objectionable to him, and also to generally improve the work. Miss Bertha Welby is in the city for a few days, having left the bedside of her father, who is very ill at Rochester, in order to confer with her man ager, G. A. Blumenthal, in regard to her coming season. Miss Welby will be surrounded by an ex ceptionally fine company. She plays only two weeks of one-Dight stands during the season. Mrs. Emilie Rickaby, widow of the late John Rickaby, will return to the stage this Fall. She has already had several offers of engagements, but as yet has settled nothing definitely. The members of the " Mohican Club" have put off their war-paint and last week held a grand council in the wigwam, passed around the pipe of peace and indulged in an election of chiefs and medicine men for the ensuing year. The warriors chosen were: President, Edward Aronson; Vice- Presidents, Jacob Hess, John A. Mackay and Henry E. Dixey; Treasurer, E. Prentice Treadwell; Secre tary, Robert C. Hilliard; Board of Governors—Jo seph Howard, Jr., Blakely Hall, Gen. W. B. Barton, Amos J. Cummings, C. M. Richmond. Ariel N. Bar ney, Walter J. Price, Judge Fred. G. Gedney and Daniel Frohman. Big Chief Amos J. Cummings and Medicine Man Joe Howard will do the war dancing; Judge Ged ney will attend to the fire-water; Ed. Aronson will play the big Casino lyre; Dixey will supervise the walking-bome exercises and Hilliard will keep his eye on the young squaws. And jolly good fellows are they all. Mb. Thomas W. Keene will make a feature of "Richard III." next season. He was never in bet ter health, and expects to do the best work of his life during his forthcoming starring tour. Mr. Lawbence Barrett is at Cohasset, Mass., where he has settled down for the Summer. Raymond has said it, and that settles it. He hath asserted that W, T. Florence is the greatest and grandest of American artists. (Aside)— Except Ray mond. Well, Billy is a jolly good fellow and one of the old-timers—but—as for being the greatest well—keep it up, Raymond. Miss Lilian Olcott is in Paris. She returns the latter part of August to prepare for her debut in this city early in September. Miss Helen Dauvray sailed quietly away yester day on the "Aurania." There were no brass bands, no tugs and n® farewell banquets—only a clever young American girl going abroad for a much needed vacation. Miss Dauvray returns in August to prepare for her brief tour in " One of Our Girls." Phil. Goatcher is busy painting the elaborate scene ry for Bronson Howard’s new play, which this popular actress proposes to produce at the Lyceum Theatre next Winter. •'The beautiful booming butterfly of the bacchanal banquet scene," is the way in which a poetic critic of an Idaho paper humps his pen and slings his ink concerning a young variety specialist with pink tights, rose-pink complexion, pug nose and patent corsets, who had a benefit in his town. He is need ed here badly od the Herald. The successful farcical comedy, •• Confusion," will be produced at the New Windsor Theatre dur ing the week of June 21, with Wm. John Venning in the leading part, supported by a good company of comedians. Mlle. Rhea has closed her season and sailed for Paris yesterday on the "Normaidie, tp be abseht until August, when she will return to begin a fare well tour of the country. At that time she will add the following plays to her repertoire: "The Ro mance of a Poor Young Man," "King Rene’s Daughter/’ and " Much Ado About Nothing." Manager Horace Wall is already making ex tensive preparations to ensure his New Haven Thea tre an even greater degree of popular favor than is now its special prerogative. A new drop curtain, new carpets and decorations, and a thorough reno vation on the stage and in front of the house, are among the improvements. He has, during his managerial reign there, given New Haven what it never had before, a theatre properly conducted on business principles, for the benefit of the public as well as himself. In his valedictory card, at the close of this, his second season, his reference t<? what is termed the cheap price stars and combina tions, is pertinent and truthful. He says: Artists will not play for 10, 20 and 30 cents, nor will they perform twelve times a week. Actors past their usefulness, novices, and third-rate per formers will. Ergo: you can only get ten cents worth for ten cents. It is impossible to present plryg worthily, or engage good actors, at such »n entrance fee, and a double performance every day puts it out of the power of an actor to give any attention to developing his part or infusing any spirit into his acting. The most he ean do is to drag protesting!/ through the performance in a perfunctory manner, with no care for anything save a limited (even lor that work) pecuniary recompense. Again, these prices will not pay for elaborate or even tolerably correct scenery or dresses, nor will the double per formance system allow of anything more perfect than a rough and tumble dramatic* representation. The musio, if there beany, must of necessity be butchered, and a coarse, clumsy school of acting, hurried, and imperfect production, depraving to the taste and lowering to the true interests plays and players, is, and must be the result of cheap- Jack management. Or in brief, five dollar banknotes cannot bo bought for ten cents a piece. Evidently Mr. Wall is not one of your " Off year" managers. The late William Carlton s last play entitled "Zitka," will be produced at the People’s Theatre, June 21st, and the following people have been en gaged to create the characters : John Jennings, Gus tave Levlck, Henry Areling. John Tompson, John Walsh, Arthur Forrest, Percey Weldon, Frank Rob erts, Charlotte Behrens, Eda Clayton, Barbary Eyet. The most striking scenes will be, the Winter Pal ace at St. Petersburg, a Greek Church at Moscow, an exiles hut in Siberia, and a military review at Cron stadt. The costumes are now being prepared from designs by the author, and the properties and scen ery are in the hands of Messrs. Norman and Quinn. The play was read to the company and parts given out on the stage of the People’s June 10th ; the re hearsals will be under the supervision of Messrs. Frank Evans and E. E. Hume. Fancy fat Jack Barnes as the successor of Mantell in Louis Ipanoff. Great Scott I Well It is to bo. Th® contract is signed, sealed and delivered, and Barnes is engaged as the leading man in Miss Fanny Davenport's Company for next season. This should suggest to Mary Anderson when next she appears here to engage John Jack to play Romeo and Claud® Melnott®. Stephen Fiske in The Spirit of the Times wants to cure the public of its craze for topical songs by letting Hamlet sing one as a duet with Polonious or the Ghost and lago warble doggerel with Roderigo. Stephen believes in surfeit as a cure. There is a still more speedy method than he has suggested. Get Carboy to write a topical song and let Fisk® sing it. One dose will be sufficient and Syd Rosen feld will be heard of no more, and Wilson and Do Wolfe Hopper will be a " lost cause " of merriment. Or—if the dose needed strenghtening—let the pair of them sing together—and Ohaos would be no where. A number of the Chicago managers have taken a wise step in the way of advertising, which should be followed by the directors of theatres in all the largo cities. They will discover a fact which every body else has known for many seasons—that the most effective, and after all the cheapest, medium for reaching the great mass of playgoers is through the advertising columns of tho daily and weekly press. In Chicago, at a meeting of the managers, it was arranged that on and after August 1 the seven prln cipal theatres of that city will abandon all manner of window advertising; and lithographs, pro grammes, &c., in windows, will no longer entitle any one to free admissions to the theatres. This action on the part of the managers is taken, It is stated, because the highly and multi-colored litho graph is no longer a *• drawing card," and because they will not be given room in windows without two seats a week being allowed for the privilege of placing them there. This, it is calculated, will cut off an average of three thousand deadheads a week. Evidently Daly’s eccentric comedian, James Lewis, has caught not only the public but the crit ical favor of London. Clement Scott, writing in th® Telegraph of that city in reference to the first per formance of •• A Night Off," at the Strand Theatre, says of " Jeemes :" " That those who have hitherto been only tantal ized with bearing of the caustic and pungent hu mor of Mr. Lewis, can now have an opportunity of seeing an actor who combines the finisu and facial variety of Mr. Hare with much of the strong spirit of fun possessed by the late George Honey. Ho amuses without screaming, aud it ia a pleasure to watch his face; the play of bis features, every turn and action means something. Ho has studied the principles of dramatic effect, it does not all come by chance. He does not simply go upon the stage and speak his lines, but be studies how best to say them. He is not only an actor but an artist." Miss Alberta Gallatin has gone to tho Atlantic Highlands for tho Summer, and is enjoying herself by the "sad sea waves." Niblo’s Garden.—“ Bound to Suo ceed " did succeed, not only in attracting numerous audiences, but in pleasing them very greatly. Tho cast, which includes thirteen personages, was—take it for all in all—very fairly represented. There are enough of Incident, exciting situations and realistic effects to furnish material for half a dozen ordinary melodramas. To-morrow and every evening during the week, Mr. John P. Smith will come to the front again with his undying and apparently always anxiously ex pected new version of "Uncle Tom’s Cabin." In the cast Mrs. G. C. Howard will make an addition of eight more to the three thousand performances she has made of Topsy since 1852. Mr. G. C. Howard will also repeat his original character, St. Clair. Arthur Gregory will be the Uncle Tom, and little Emma Pollock will turn on the tap of tears as the augelio Eva. The " Magnolia Quartette," the Jubi lee Singers, Horace Weston, Mocking Bird Rube, Dan Hart and his educated dog, "Yaller," Amy Washington with her banjo, and other attractions are included in this representation of the drama. Matinees on Wednesday and Saturday. Standard Theatre.—Brother John Duff is not only a brother and a man but a man ager and one whose risibles are rarely aroused from a dormant condition and whose most enjoyable dramatic feast is a sombre and heart rending trag edy, in which the characters are tossed from act to act on great waves of briny tears and the stage is filled with the dead and dying aud when wails and lamentations convert the air into condensed miser eres. i Now, when brother Duff night after night sits through a farcical performance and laughs so con tinuously and heartily that even his mortal foes— the deadheads—take heart of courage and think the old man is weakening—that aforesaid performance can be rated as being the very acme of fun. And he does roar over Hoyt's example of " A Tin Soldier." And the hundreds of people who crowd the Standard join in the roar and very often think of dyspepsia, debts, or any other of tho horrors of their dally lives. If you wish to live loog and be happy, believe in Hoyt as a humorist and take in "A Tin Soldier" six times a week. And don’t eliminate this from your memory. Matinees as usual. Koster and Biai/s Concert Hade.— Despite the heated weather and seaside attractions, this resort is crowded every afternoon and even ing, and it is difficult to determine which is the at traction, " Ixion ” or the cold air apparatus which circulates a welcome coolness throughout the hall. This evening, as usual, a sacred concert will be given, for which a long and varied programme has been the |principal feature of which is the last appearance of Dutch Daily. This gentle man has made a most profound hit, and only leaves in consequence of other contracts which must be fulfilled. Miss Laura Burt, Miss Rosa Leo, Miss Lillie Shandley, Chas. Shattuck, and others will contribute to the pleasure of the audience. To morrow evening "Ixion," with the reappearance of the Herbert Brothers, and first appearances of J. H. W. Byrne and Miss Ida Lillian Abram. National Theatre.—Manager Heu mann may indulge in new clothes for himself every week, but he allows no such thing as close to Lis theatre year in and year out. Like a South Ameri can Winter his house is always " open." Every week he presents a new dramatic feature and an en tire change of the variety programme. For the current week, commencing to-morrow evening, Mr. Dick Gorman will impersonate the eccentric character of Levi Isaacs, the peddler, in the four-act realistic comedy-drama, entitled "My Hebrew Friend." The scenic settings will be now and many novel mechanical effects will be intro duced. The cast will include all the members of the regular company. The variety olio will include among its notable at tractions Messrs. Lester and Williams in comio songs; Messrs. Donnelly and Drew in "The Irish Stranger;’’ Miss Jennie Leland and Tony Farrell in their sketch "Love in a Hammock," aud Dav® Marion and Minnie Bell in their rapid changes of costumes and characterizations. Matinees on Tuesday, Thursday and Satus&®y. An extra (Pfingst Monday) matinee will be given. to morrow. Special concerts this afternoon Quell ing.