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Metropolitan Drink Dissipation.
The New York correspondent of the Savannah (Ga.) Weekly News f ;ivew the following sketch of the fol owing usages in the section of fash ionable dissipated New York society to which his letter refers : 'New Yorkers drink fully five thousand quarts of champagne per day,' was the astounding assertion made by a well-known wholesale wine-merchant in response to an in terrogatory put by your correspond ent a day or two ago. 'Eight or ten of the leading hotels in the city han die one fifth of the total, and the bal ance is drunk in restaurants, bar rooms, private houses, and pleasure resorts of various degrees of moral ity. It is perfectly surprising,' sai i my informant, 'how rapidly the con sumption of wine is increasing. It furnishes another stri ing illustra tion of the increasing extravagance of the nation, especially that portion ot it confined within the limits ot Manhattan. It was but a few years ago when the uncorking of a bottle of Mumra's was looked upon as an event of considerable importance and decid edly out of the common. A small schooner of foaming Stout or a tii y glass of 1 Iolland schnapps was looked upon as quite good enough for any body by the short pantalooned old Knickerbockers who fathered the present generation's pretentions aris tocrats. N ow however, nature's most favored vineyards can hardly furnish a beverage sufficiently delicate for the palates of these fastidious modern princelings. Oh ! but it's a tine drink,' said the merchant, with a merry twinkle in his eye as his at tendant approached with a tray con taining glasses and bottle just off the ice. ' There is a great deal of naughtiness in every bubble,' he con tinued, with something akin t< a sigh, as he quaffed my health and tossed off' the liquid in a thrice. His statement contained more truth than poetry. More than half of the scandals which have furnished food for the gossips within the last decade are traceable directly to the champagne era followed have furnished foundation for thir teen of twenty-one prominent divorce suits which I have been able to re call in less than five minutes of think ing. Millions are spent in wine an nually. ( Ine'can hardly make a move Niw York now, if he makes any pre tensions to aristocracy, without opening a bottle of wine. At din ners and suppers it is getting to be considered an indispensable accom paniment. If one leaves the theatre between the acts, to be 'proper' he must accompany his cigarette and that ot his friend with a pint bottle of Muium's Extra Dry. A night's outing and its accompanying dissipa tions are no longer complete without the proverbial bottle. The cost of seeing the city by gaslight is, of course increased in proportion to the number of bottles a man foolishly he must consume before he glass. A box at the op bv a little wine supper imagines is in proper shape to enjoy all that the city has to offer. As in every other department of fashionable life, there are fashions in wine which are a- changeable as any of the other accesones. For a long time G. II. Mumm was at the head of the list then Pommery Sec came to the front, and for about two years it was almost the only wine in demand at the styl ish places. Alterward people be gan to imagine it was going off in quality, and and they took to drink ing the dry Clicquot. That, too, had its day. That is the way these things 11 run. wherein the vicious •* The " slums, poor do congregate, are not more need of the Christian temperance missionary than many an up town rendezvous of fashion.—National Temperance Advocate. in A young medical student, Pedro S. Moran, got himself into trouble in Baltimore a few days ago by kiss ing against her will a Miss Hardesty, a great-grand-daughter of President Monroe. The young lady was pay ing a visit to the young man's moth er at the time. Although Moran protested that the kiss was given in fun, he was called to account by a millionaire uncle, and was badly worsted in the encounter which re sulted fron a casual meeting. The young man, who is from the far South, acted pluckily, and the uncle did not retire unsca thed. The matter has lurnished a good deal of gossip for Baltimore society.—Ex. A Queer Sort of Schoolgirl One of the most singular cases of vision on record is found in the fourth grade of our schools, in the person of Belle Kinney, a little girl 12 years of Shortly after entering school her age. teacher. Miss Ella Ely, discovered that she always read with her book upside down, and that while writing she in variably placed the copy in the same position and wrote backward, with the letters inverted and with her left hand, ywri Rowin g whether to attempt acor rection of nHSjiabff th(i teacher sent for Dr I. N Haim*®« one of our prom inent phvaiciai» and Prt Went of the Board of Education, who tested u*r thoroughly yefferday with figures pict wndinff and writing, and discov ered that she was equally skillful with her books in any position, although the child herself had never particularly no ticed her peculiarity, but expressed a Ere to«* 5 h '' rbook9 as others do. Ti « doe ur says it is the most remarka .."Xrfse of the kind of wnich he ever Üötrd .— Marysville Letter to the Cincin nati Enquirer. ■ All ruminant hoofed beasts have horns and cloven feet. If the hoofs are even the horns are even; if odd, as in the rhinoceros, the horns are odd, that is single or two placed one behind the other. Creatures with feathers al ways have beaks. Pigeons with short beaks have small feet. The long limbs of tho hound are associated with a long College Expense*. Although tho ditFerenee hi the amount of money which students different colleges spend is very great, there is not such a disparity in the nec essary expenses as many people sup G ose. At the city colleges, such larvard, Yale, and Columbia, the nec essary annual expenses may be $100 more than at Amherst, Dartmouth, Williams; but this slight incrcaso more thau counterbalanced by tho aid which the larger colleges offer to in digent students. Harvard has at her disposal 122 scholarships, varying in amount from $75 to $350, avoraginc about $225. In the Freshman year there are two assignments made, and it is possible for a hard student to ceive $600 in scholarships during his lirst year—a sum more than sufficient to pay all his expenses. Here aid is given to students who are needy, and w ho stand high in their classes; but in almost all other colleges those who in tend to study for the university are the favored ones, and at some colleges it is impossible for any others the slightest assistance. Room rent, board, and tuition the principal items in the necessary penses; and of these room rent varies the most. At Amherst, a student $40 to $125 for a single room: at Will iams, $25 to $100; at Yale, $50 to $140; while at Harvard the rent varies all the way from $44 to $300, with very few desirable rooms for less than $150. Of course, if two students room to ¥ ether the expense is reduced he difference in the second item, board, is not nearly so great, the large numbers at the city colleges rendering eo-operation much easier, and enabling the students to procure better board a*t less cost. It is possible to get as good board for $4 a week here at Memorial Hall as could be got at Amherst or any other college for $5 or $6. Tuition ranges all the way from $12 per year at Oberlin, Ohio, to $200 at Columbia; at Brown. Bowdoin, Princeton, and Williams, it is $75; at Amherst, $100; at Yale. $140, and at Harvard, $150. By adding to the main items of expense other necessary items, such as clothing, fuel, washing, books, etc., rive at what may bo called the mini expense at the various colleges. Statistics have been carefully prepared at this point, and the following may be said to be the very least annual expen diture which will through the several colleges: Harvard, $475; Yale, $425; Amlfcrst, Williams, and other colleges of the same stamp, about $375 .—Harvard Crimson. as or rc to receive are ex •ays one-half. we can ar mum carry a student Charles O'Conor in Public Life. Hon. John Bigelow contributes "Some Recollections of Charles O'Con or" to the March Century, from which we quote the following: "Mr. O'Conor never understood nor became entirely reconciled to his want of success in public life. Why even* one loved to recognize and do homage to his pro fessional and personal supremacy, and so few eared to accept him as their political guide, was a problem which always puzzled him, and contributed not a little. I think, to weaken his faith in popular judgments. The true solu tion of it probably is that the very qualities which gave him his preemi nence at the bar in a corresponding de gree unfitted him for the representative duties of a statesman. He went so deeply into tho philosophy or the rationale of every subject that he natur ally had little respect for the superficial and often puerile reasons which the mass of mankind would assign even for the best inspired actions. He could never pool his opinions in a committee or in any representative body, and be content, as every statesman, in a de mocracy at least, is required to be, with the resultant decisions of a ma jority. Thus it happened that in the Convention in 1846, to which he was chosen more especially to secure his aid in remodeling our judiciary, he usually voted alone on committees, and opposed almost alone the Constitu tion as finally adopted. The logic of his mind was so in xorable that he could not bow to those subtle forces or instincts which go to make up public opinion, nor recognize the soundness of Talleyrand's famous saying that •There is one person wiser than Any body, and that is Everybody. 1 He was thoroughly loyal to the conclusions of his own mind when they had been de liberately formed that it seemed to him pusillanimous to surrender them to mere numbers or because of any possi ble consequences that might result to himself or others from adhering to them. The Chicago Girl's Consideration. Away off by himself in some bumble corner of the globe sits the man who first said the Chicago girl had big feet, looking at the immense mountain his original mole-hill of a lie has grown in to. The origin of this slander upon the fair girls of the Garden City is curious. A youug lady of Chicago was about to be visited by a school-mate friend from St. Louis. "Mali," she said, "you know how sensitive Juiia is, like all St. Louis girls?" large feet, Eleanor?" quietly said her mother. "Yes. And you know they look so enormous alongside of ours that I thought I'd order tip a case of 25s from St. Louis, and give them around among the girls Julia will meet "It would be a delicate kind "You refer to their I ' here. ness on your part, Eleanor," replied the mother, and the noble-hearted Chicago girl did so. When the St. Louis girl arrived at her friend's in Chicago she exclaimed: "Why, dear, your girls have just as big feet as we have!" and immediately telegraphed the fact home. This is how it origin ated. —Pittsburg Chronicle. society in the South. k^The society girl here has no more to say than a northern belle, but she ,-ays it better. Conversationally, as in every other way, she is graceful, arch, and in excellent taste. She is not eloquent, but her eves are, and the thwr play of light and shadow in lier face, the ,<npbtrusive action of her sug gestive little hands, and the ever phangir.? emphasis u»I inflection of soft-syllr led words, put & world of meaning into her most ordinary re marks. Ihe poly respect in which her haste is questionable is her unlimited use of cosmetics. I have yet to meet a pretty girl who does not endeavor to enhance her beauty and succeed in hastening its destruction, by the assist ance oi the powder puff—or a married woman or tin old maid! They all do it. If you keep your face clean you ire a Northerner and a barbarian.— Sew Or'cans Times-Democrat. The Shoshone squaws living around Eureka,N^v., have caught the craze from thér white sisters and are making crazy quit?. Stedman & Co., RED STAR STORE at is CORNER STATE & PEARL STS. JACKSON, MISS., DRAM) OPF.NL> G O F DRESS GOODS AND Millinary, ON Wednesday and Thursday , Appil Vith, and 16th DISPLAY. The lastest spring styles in LADIES' DRESS GOODS, COMBINATION SLITS, PARASOLS and FANS. ALSO— PATTERNS, HATS, BONNETS, FEATHERS and FLOWERS. AVe will endeavor to surpass all our previous efforts in our display this season. We cordially invite the public to attend. STEDMAN & CO. fjig Sftifcri THE & best mù ClIWATE^;,^ m p. 11 CD I CIVV \ LULL I.' •' J 'O Li 135 anal Street, New Orleans. Luddcn & Bates Southern Music House. CONVERTED INTO AN INCOR PORATED STOCK COM PANY, WITH 8200.000 CASH CAPITAL. TURK#; TRKHENDOI N PUR. CHASES FOR THIS SKA SO A 'S TR IBE. 50,000 Worth of Chickerng Pianos at one Purchase, $20,000 Worth of Imported Musical Merchandise at One Pur chase, 75,000 pieces of Sheet Music at One Purchase. Read this, Musican and Music Lover. Busi ness has rushed us the past year so that we could not post you, as usual, throuKh our advertise ments, aiid to make amends, we here give a few solid facts well worth taken in. Ludd.n St Bat.« Southern Me «io Home is a Household Word from the Potomac to the Bio Grande. Who has not heard of it? It is a Mammoth Mnsic Emporium, from which a Solid Musical South draws its supplies. Eleven large Branch Houses, and over -zoo wide-awake Agents distribute its goods through every South ern State, and its yearly sales are nearly hair a million dollars. Founded fifteen years since, on the Solid Bed Bock of Large Capital, Enterprise and Square Trade, it has stood unshaken, amid financial pani s, pestilence, cyclone, and fires, and to in sure its permanency 'for generations to come, it has been incorporated as a f'o-operati ve Stock Company, with a paid up Cash Capital of 9200, 000, which is owned solely by the Officers and Employers. The Officers are: W. Ludden, President; J. A. Bates, Treasurer and Manager, and.J D Murphy, Sec'y. Patrons are, therefore as safe In dealing with this House as with any Bank, and need have no fears as to its Permanency, Responsibility, or Guarantees. It is Solid. Now notice these TRADE ITEMS FOR 1884-85. More Pianos and Organs sold yearly than by all other southern dealers com bined. $50,000 worth of Chickering Pianos bought at one purchase in October last. Largest purchase made by any Southern House. Special Bargains. Elegant Pianos onlv $210, with handsome Embroidered Cover, Stool, Instructor, and Music Book. Organs, $24, $50, $75, $l00,with Stool, In All Freight One struct or, and Music Book. — Paid. Easy Installment Terms. Price to All, and that the lowest known. Wr ite us, and we will save you money. $.0,00 1 worth of Imported Musical Mer chandise, such as Violins, Guitars, Banjos, Accordéons, Strings, etc., bought at one purchase, from the Estev Organ Co., Atlan ta, Ga., at one-half the cost of Importation. Immense bargains now offered Retail Buy ers. Accordéons, 75 cents each ; Richter Harmonicas, 10 cents; Banjos, $1; Violins, $1; Guitars $3; Paganini Italian Strrings, 20 cts. each, per set; Clear Grit Italian, 15 cts., 60 cts. per set; Orguinettes, with 5 tunes, $6. Privilege of returns, or exchange, given if goods are not satisfactory. Revised Cat alogue Jan, 1. 1885, free to all. CHEAP MUSIC DEPOT, $75,000 pieces of Sheet Musie, bought at one purchase, offered only at lO cts. a copy. 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