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Heavy delegations will go to j
the Department Encampment at
Wyoming, from Wilmington and
New Castle.
—Commander Bryant, moved a
distribution of some apples at Smyth
Post's camp fire. It passed unani
mously.
—Greble Post, No. 10, of Phila
delphia is to visit Post 5 of New
Castle about the holidays. They are
coming 250 strong.
—It bids fair to be a season of
bald-headed Post Commanders. Be
gin at No. 1 and do not stop till you
have passed No. 2.
—The journal of the Eleventh
Annual Session of the National En
campment, held at Denver, Col., in
July last, is being distributed.
—Post 11, of Wyoming, feels
grateful to Past Department McNair,
for procuring it a gift of an elegant
Bible from George W. Childs.
—Dr. M. C. Booth of Post 8 at
Newport told the Commander' of
Posts i and 2 last Monday evening
now he escaped from Dixie at the
outbreak of the war.
—Adjutant Hirst will hereafter
use stronger hartshorne The last
time his oil and water would not
The oil bald-headed and bold
stands on top.
—Comrade R. M. J. Reed, cap
tain of the Post Guard of No. 56 of
of Philadelphia, was in New Gastle
last Monday evening. He was a son
of a veteran that night, but wished
he had never been the son of a
sailor when he and his companions
took a midnight sail across the
Christiana above the Market street
bridge.
—David L. Strieker Post, No. 8,
G. A. R., of Newport, on Saturday
evening elected the following offbers
for the ensuing year : P. C., Dufton
Peters; S. V - C., George W. Davis ;
J. V. C., Wm. Hamilton ; Q. M.,
Wm. N. Johns; Surgeon, Dr. M. A.
Booth; Chaplain, J. T. Young; O.
of D., S. S. Myers ; O. of G., Wm.
Elliott ; C. of A., G. W. Davis, Dan
iel Green, S S. Myers, Delegates to
the Department Encampment, Dan
iel Green ; Alternate, G. W. Davis, I
—General D. B. Birney Post, No. I
12, G. A. R., of New Castle, the j
same evening, elected as follows ; P. ;
C., Israel Ridings ; S. V. C., Wm. i
Dillinger ; J. V. C', Wm. Fleet
wood ; Q. M., Edward Dalby ; Sur
geon, Joseph Gardner, Chaplain,
Thomas J. Milliken ; O. of D., Jnu.
J. Gormley ; O. of G., William H.
Funk ; C. of A. Joseph E. Vanline ;
Delegate to the Department Encamp
ment, Rohert W. Wright ; Alternate,
Jesse Reeves.
—James A. Garlield Post, No 7,
G. A. R., of Milford, has elected
the following officers to set ve for the
year 1SS4: P. C., John Wilkins ; S.
V. C , Samuel G. Fisher; J. V. C.,
J. S. Bradley: Q. M., W. E. Hop
kins; Surgeon, William P. Corsa;
Chaplain, the Rev. I. N. Foreman; ,
O. of D„ Gardner W. Josephs ; O. j
of G., B. B. Deputy; Delegates to I
the Department Encampment, J. S. J
Bradley, S. C. Fisher; Alternates,
*
G. A. R. NOTES.
—Adjutant Vantine will apply for
a patent on his bellophone.
—Comrade Lewis C. Grubb, of
No. 2. told that little story last Mon
day night.
—Comrade clerk Dutton Peters,
of No. 8, is an ethusiastic Grand
Army maa
—Brevet Comrade Duffy of New
Castle has bought a fine collection of
stuffed birds. He is a bird himself.
—Brevet Comrade Joseph Dough
erty of No. 12 is practicing the
manuel of arms.
—And now they say that Sergeant
Major Banthem talks poetry in his
sleep.
—Sentinel McBride takes good
care to keep his gun clean now. and
the " went" open.
—Commander Gormley is practic
ing a new song, and all the neighbors
keep their window shutters closed.
—The posts generally have elected
live officers. It remains for the
Deparment to do likewise.
—Department Commander Ross
may well be proud of his year's
work.
mix.
Wm. P. Corsa, W. E. Hopkins.
—Did you get a message over
Past Commander Price's telephone ?
—Smyth Post, G. A. R., had a
fine muster-in service at the recep- !
tion of new recruits last evening.
Shortly afterward DuPont Post, fifty
strong, led by Commander Litzen
berg, entered the room and were
welcomed by Commander Pickels, of
Smyth Post. A camp fire was lighted
with Commander Litzenberg in the
chair. He made an appropriate ad
dress, and was followed by Depart
ment Commander Wainwright, and
a number of others. Selections were
read by Sergeant-Major Banthem,
and the Department Commander,
Captain O'Connor, of Post 2 Guard,
Chaplain Luke and Geo. W. Lock
wood, sang patriotic songs, and Julius
Dorshell gave some fine music, play
ing the mouth-organ and bones at
the same time. Smyth Post Drum
Corps played a number of selections,
and refreshments were served.
—At the last muster of General
Dan Woodall Post, No. 11, Depart
ment of Delaware. G. A. R., of
Wyoming, a committee consisting of
Commander C. M. Carey, Chaplain
A. Carey and Alternate W. H. Bid
j die, snbmitted the following pream
ble and resolution, which were
unanimously adopted :—
Whereas, It has pleased George
W. Childs, in his great love and
affection for the Grand Army of the
Republic, io give to this post the
highly appreciated gift of a beautiful
Bible; therefore be it
Resolved, That the sincere thanks
of this Post be and are hereby ex
tended to Mr. Childs for this ever
remembered gifts, and that as the
last General Woodall once remarked
on receiving a sword from his regi
ment, "So help me God, as long as
I draw the breath of life it shall
never be disgraced,'' we likewise
solemnly pledge our sacred honors
that it shall ever be so with this
gift,
" Beggar Student ;'
Opera House Duff's Company in
" Heart and Hand." National
Theatre. " Barry and Fay in Irish j
Aristocracy at Muldoon's Picnic.
—A delightful engagement is ini
progress at the Walnut Street Theatre I
at which Charles Wyndham and his
talented co. began to appear during
the past week and will continue for
the next two weeks. Rarely, if eve r ' I
has there been seen in Philadelphia a
company, :o perfectly adapted for
light comedy in plays in which the
smallest parts become the essential
factors in making up the admirable
ensemble. There is a facination in
the irresistible flow of animal spirits j
with which Mr. Wyndham euriche j
every character he assumes, often j
bringing Ihe performance into the j
, wildest revel of tun without once i
j descending to burlesque. The Great !
I Divorce Gase was given during the
J past week to crowded and delighted
audiences. Dec. 17th, Windham will
'
THE STAGE.
—To-night at the Opera House,
Carrie Swain appears as "Cad the
Tom Bov." She is said to be first
class.
—TheNew York Stmda.d Theatre
was totally destroyed by fire last
night " Estella " was being run
there
—(The main attraction next week at
the Opera House is the Rajah by the
Madison Square Company. The play
is said to be full of striking situations
and full of interest.
—After several weeks of remarkable
business The Princess ol Trebizonde
retires from Haverly s Theatre and
surrenders the laurels she h is gained
to The Beggar Student. McCaull's
Co, will appear in the cast, includ
ing Misses Lillie Post, Marie Jansen,
Carrie Godfrey, Sadie Wells and
Minnie De Rue, and Messrs Mark
Smith, Fred Borneman, Vincent !
Hogan and Perugini.
—The attraction next week at the
Philadelphia Theatres will be Wal
nut, Wynham's Com pah y in "But- {
terfly Fever." Chestnut street Thea- j
tre, " The new Flying Dutchman," I
Chestnut street Opera House. " The !
Stranglers of Paris;" Huverley.s, j
Arch street I
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man versions of "The Galley Slave"
! and "My Partner" with the best
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Sardou and other French dramatists
areas regularly translated into Ger
man as into English, and are played
throughout Germany as in England
and the United States. The Ger
mans have nothing similar to the
seriocomic the romantic dramas o
France, and the French plays aref
therefore, novel and popular there,
Of course, they never had anything
like my realistic dramas, and I
thought they might be a successful
venture there a§ a novelty They
have been , and now 1 am under con
tact to produce a French version, of
'My Partner' in Paiis, and also to
produce the same play in English in
London. 1 shall stay here until
called by business to London.
am writing a piece 'A Brave Man' —
a drama of modern, serious, quiet
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