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NEW ORLEANS TO-OAY.
It« Frsm- Raîldins^. W-*t»r Vvnîw, K •staar.i.it'*» anil TîieatrM. Let rer in New York Times. 1 I was told that the upper part o! Ft Char es street was the Fifth avenue of Ne« < Orleans, and walked up to look at it. 1 is a very pretty street, but about as much like filth avenue as Hoboken is li e New York? i her«; are a number of handsome residences, nearlv all built of ' oo !, and elevated t » keep them out « f the damp. They all stand in tho midst of large yards, in which are orange, lemon, and magnolia trees and gi\ ;. : quantities of fiov.x rs. They have a curious cu tom of keeping the front gat« s locked, and a v sitor has to ring a bell at the gate before he can reach the f ont doer. This part of the street Streiches out for several miles, and is filled oil the way with pretty dwelling-. Around Jackson square are a number of comfortable, old-fashioned liou'es, in which furnished rooms are kept for ren', and my experience goes to show that a visitor, intending to spend any time hire, can make himself n o e com fort, bie in seme of these lodgings than in any of the hotels. 1 oand a curious place immediately oppo ite the square in one of the old fami iy mansions built when this was a fashionable part of the city. On top of the two story front building the roof runs up to a sharp point, and in ti e rear s a long row of smaller buildings, in which in old times the slaves were quartered. The room looks over a small paved garden, in which are flour ishing orange and lemon trees and a few r bananas. But the bananas show the cherts o the late frosts and droop sadlv. Like all the houses in New Orleans. this one of mine is supplie 1 with an im mense tank, filling a large part of the yard, to catch the water from the roof, for there are no wells. The water tanks form a curious part of the New Orleans establishments. They are im mense wooden casks, like brewers' vats. When a tank proves too sma 1 for the necessity of the house they bui d another one on top of it, like a second story, and sometimes a third and fourth story, till the cistern towers up in the air as high as the house. Many of the tanks are built in imitation of Chines.* pagodas, and look like summer-houses. j or all the comforts of life New Or leans is far in advance of any other part of the south ; indeed ,*it is nearly the only place south of Washington where a trav eler can feel sure of getting a good din ner. Some of the better restaurants, although generally plain in their ap pointments, are almost equal in then fare to the best n New York. There are a number of comfortable little French restaurants in the French quar ter, and several excellent German ones where pretzels and sauerkraut may b^ washed down with foaming beer. For the miserable slave to to bacco New Orleans is a much bet ter place than New York. In nearly every one of the 10,00 ) little tobacco shops a good cigar can be had for a reasonable pr.ee, and in some ox the restaurants a good Havana cigar is always served after dinner, whether it is ordered or not. Y he restaurant can well afford to soothe their customers' fee in . s with a good cigar, for I find it impossible so get a reasonably good dinner in any passable restaurant tor less than or v'2.50. No city in the country is better sup plied with means of transit than New c.rhans. Street-cars run in every possible direction, and a stranger has no difficulty in reaching any of the points of interest. The theatres are striking reminders of those in Havana and Mexico. They are so muca like them that they even have the same musty smell, though 1 have never been able to make up my mind whether the smell is must or garlic. The fashion able part of t e theatre is that whi li in New York we call the balcony or dress circle. No lady ever goes into the parquet. This is given over en tirely to gentlemen, who often do not take the trouble to remove their hats during the performance. But no theatie in New Orleans is really fasli io.15,1)]o: the only thing that draws out society ladies is the opera. .! . . - >- f ' Tit«* C'mtsressional Library. [Gath's Lett?!-.! The library of congress was origin ally < ollected for the use of that body, and our old statesmen like Jefferson anti Madison, who made private libra ries to resolve in their own minds the correctness of their principles, some times sold them to the government as a last resort of indigence. The con gressicnal library has two or three times burnt up partly or wholly. By the opera; ion of the copyright laws of th s country everything which the law protects is obliged to send one or two copies to Washington. Consequently this gain alone is immense, and the librarian has no discretion about rejecting any thing Therefore almost every lithograph or photograph, however ephemeral, is kept, and very often for the purposes of the artist or the literary man these ephemerakies take a dignity and import ance that big books do not possess. 1 was, for instance, in the house of a promi nent Confederate only yesterday, and he said to me: "I was a pretty bad rebel in the war, and, yon see, I keep a picture of the installation of tbs Con federate government on my wall !" I looked up and saw a picture I liad never before observed, printed In col on; representing the state house at Montgomery, Ala.; with Davis and hen« comingforword to make their ehes. I suppose that — v to-day is worth #10, thong published orüdnaUv for $2. r ma t ' :n at First [Cor. New Orleans Tiines-Denaocrat.] *' While speaking of romance and beauty, I have an authentic account of how a noted LouisviLe be. le r»rst met her husband, which sounds more like fiction than matter of fact. About thirtv-five years ago the lauding of a steamboat carrying passengers was con sidered a social event, of some impor tance, not only because this was the chief mode of travel where navigation J made it possible, out because the superb j boats that then plied up and down tiie Mississippi were floating palaces and carried on board constantly the most brilliant crowds of society people. The time spent on the water was passed in dancing, feasting and flirting, and on the occasion of which I am speaking an unusually gay and dis tinguished party \\ ere on their way j to St. Louis. The party included j some of the most famous beaux of the day, and the belle of the trip was a well-known Louisville beauty. It seems that the Louisville girl reached her destination fancy free. F'or, as the boat drew up to the landing and the crowd on shore surged down to the water's edge to secure a glii*pse of the new-comers, Mis->--, who was lean ing- over the guards, became absorbed in watching the movements of a gentle man by the gangway. He was tad and elegantly iooiiing and strik ingly handsome. Miss--did net know his name, nor if he were benedict or bachelor, but conviction suddenly seized her, and, turning to a companion, she said impressively "There (pointing out the gentleman in question) stands the man whom I will rnavry." In an incredibly short period « f time she did marry him; but the cr eam of the story lies in the fact that lie had made a precisely similar remark iu regard to her on first beholding t-:e fair Louisvillian as she stood, sur rounded by her admirers, on the steamer. Military Buclins in Austria. [London Times.] A warm discussion i3 going on in Vienna newspapers in connection with the case of an officer recently dismissed from the army for refusing to light a duel. Two young men named Hin trier and Mori, both lieutenants in the re serves, and both attending lecture in the University of Grat g met last Octo ber at a railway station. Mori made use of some offensive expression, which Hintner thought was in tended for him self. He asked Mori if it was so, add fchat if it was or if the expression was repeated, he would box his ears. Moil said it was intended for another peison, and the incident ended. Four weeks later X orl sent his sec onds to Hintner, calling on him for a written apology and withdrawal of the words, otherwise challenging him to tight a duel. Hinlner refused to witxi draw his words; lie also "refused absolutely to fight a duel, because it was aga nst his religion, against reason and conscience, and also dueling wrs forbidden both by the civil and the military law. ' Hereupon tne matter wa< brought before a co.irt of honor, consisting of superior officers of the Fourteenth Ariuv corps. The decision o this court was ' approved" and pub lished on the Jan. i'J, and simply recites that "Josef iutner, xheutenant in the deserve of the Tyrolese . ager regiment of the i mperor ± ranz- Josef" is charged w th "absolute refusal of a duel, and the sent nee is that the accused be deprived ox liis commission and rank." This sentence, it appeals, becomes forthwith operative. t A iy. 1> «In't W Detroit era* /ress.J A colored man who had a slight ac quaintance w til oneo tue .stall-keepers at the Central market hung around for half an hour the other day before say ing : "See y ere, boss, I wants to ax ye a queshun or two." "All right." "I kin git my household furnicher in sured lor $100." "Yes." "An it won't cost but $3." "Well." "Wall, 'spose I had dat furnicher in sured an' de house should catch flail an' ebervring burn up?" "In that case, my colored brother, you'd be jerked into jail so quick that your head wouldn't have time to swim, and from the jail you'd go to state prison for at least ten years." ' "What fur?" "Why, for setting the fire." "Am dat possible? Wall, Ize werry much obleeged to yer, an' ize made up my mind to save de $3 an' let de $400 go." The Mystery Cleared Up, [Chicago Herald. Many visitors to Statuary hall, in the cap tol, at Vas lington, have noticed that in the statue of Washing ton, contributed by Virgin a, both tue upper and the lower lips bulge oat into un^.e prominence and give the ex pression a rather curious cast. A na tive Virginian, while in Washington the other day, cleared up the mystery as follows: "I don t believe that it ha* ever been in print lief ore, but the real reason why these features are distorted is that a short time before his death Washington used a doable set of false teeth. They were made in Paris on gold plates, but they did not fit h m. As a consequence, when he died they were is his mouth, and as I said, tU$r bulged the lips out. The plaster east faithfully véprodnoed this distortion." Ö. W. Hohne» :C ont foes fools and wise mes is Wty—and the. fools knov'Ik r «*•»»: • J j j j SECOND HAND Printing Office, Nearly New, FOR SALE CHEAP The material consists of one Washing ton Hand Press, one Pearl Job Press, with Type, Stones, Etc., m quantity to suit purchaser. Address, WRIGHT & HENDRY, LIVINGSTON, M. T. _ ~ q G C w ^wwOw'wCwCC THE GILT EDGE F. H. LORING, Prop., CHOICEST WINES LIQUORS and CIGARS. Princely furnished parlor rooms in connection. BRICK BLOCK MAIN STREET. OwCOCCCCCCCCS,CCC S c ANBACH & MOORE, Proprietors ot the * Chicago Beer Hall. Pine Concert Every Night Afternoon. and Sunday Hot and Colei\ Lunch At any time during the day. Choice Liquors and Cigars always on hand. ST. LOUIS BEER HALL! OHAS. MOORE, Prop. Beer by the glass or quart — ALSO — GAMBLING HOUSE, Where nothing but square lowed. dealing is al Short Order House in connection. Meals at trom 25 to 50cents, at ail hours of the day. Hot, Cold and Shower Baths at Nick Imo's Street Barber shop. Bank Saloon, FANCY DRINKS of Im Specialty. Also the lest brands ported and Domestic Cigars. Welcome gents; Call again, "THE OASIS" J. LISE, Prop Lower Main Street, - Livingston. Fine Liquors and Cigars. Bowling Alley and Pool Talle In connection. Lower Main Street FEED CORRAL, Billy Miles, Prop. WM. WOOLSEY'S Livingston to White Sulphur Springs, I Livingston on Monday, —three trip "" avea dny Alio J. H. BOWMAN, Prop. Lower Main St., - Livingston. BALED HAY, CHOP FEED, WHEAT and ■ OATS for sale by the pound or in CAR LOTS. ~~ Best of care given to all Stock placed in my care. Prices Reasonable.. STAGE EXPRESS AND FREIGHT UNE FROM Great Reduction! -IN CLOTH FUMISEIITG Hats,Caps,Boots and Shoes, Gloves, Etc., which we will now offer to the trade at Bed Rock Prices to make room for our fall and winter stock . Suits Made We have a large variety of Samples select from , made by Cahn 4* Bergman Tailors > Chicago. of Cloth to > •"Bêchant I. OBSCHEL & BBQ, LIVINGSTON. PARK ST., E. GOUGHNOTJR, Proprietor of Steam Saw and Planing Mills; Also Dealer in LTTlsÆBEŒS I I would respectfully announce to the peosle of Livingston and surrounding country, tat I now have in stock and am constantly receiving the finest stock ot Eastern and Native Lumber ever kept in the Yellowstone Valley, consisting ot Mer Tar and Plain Paper Sash, Bears Carpet Felt, Plaster Paris, Plastering Hair, 'Screen Poors, Pickets; In short, everything usually kept in a first class Lumber Yard. I have also a Planing Mill which eoaMes me to dress ôur Native Lumber into every concieveahle shape required by the trade. Hillstuff for large buildings made a specialty, and prices always as low as the lowest Yards an^ office on Second Street. L. GOIGHNOIR. 66 TDa-e Hea.d.q.'a.arters Billiard Parlor, 79 DRAPER & MULKERN, Proprietors, SECOND STREET, LIVINGSTON, M. T. Fine Bar, supplied w ith nothing hut the BEST brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars, both Imported and Domestic. Private rooms in connection Parlor Bestaurant, 7he Best Place iu the City fo get a , FIRST - CLASS Meal Always on hand. FOULKS & KELLEY, PR CIS Main Street, Four doors from Postoffice. H. FBANK, Park Street Clothier, Has just received a large stock of Ready-Made Clothing, GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS, Cloths and Underwear Of the best qualitv, and for the next 30 days special inducements will 1 e -MERCHANT TAILORING L-fined Our cutting and fitting department is complete and we w ill guarantee satisfaction Park Street, - Livingston. The Livingston Hotel LIVINGSTON. MONTANA. The Largest and Most Commociious, accommodating double the number guests of any other hotel in the town. An excellent cuisine; the table» 1 ? plied with all the luxuries of the season. Parlors and Rooms fitted «I 1 * all the comforts of a home, with polite and courteous attendants. Specia tention given to Tourists and Travelers, and information freely given , to the innumerable wonders, und different routes through the Great Nat) Park. A Free Bus attends the arrival and departure of all Trains. ^ Choice Wines. Liquors and Ci uni s at the Bar in connection with tbe H 01 ^ TERMS REASONABLE. J. 3 ?. 3 ST 03 L.^JSr, Pr Balocock ôz 2v£Iles, Wholesale and Bétail Dealers in AND AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS. »>' " Wire By the Pound or Cnr Load. „.-i,«*. I attention givent to Sheet -iron.and Cower work; nho Tin F •