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LADIES’ JOURNAL.- ESTABLISHED JUNE, 1884. VOL 3, NO- '5 News Notes. The talk is revived in Montreal of making that port the western terminus of the Atlantic mail service. The sea serpent is reported to be still showing himself, to the great alarm of the timid, in the Hudson River. The Bartholdi’s statue in New York Harbor is rapidly nearing completion. October 28 is now named for the dedi catory exercises. Charleston people are recovering from the depression caused by the earthquake, and are sturdily struggling to work themselves out. Hundreds of people daily seek per mission to climb to the top ot Washing ton Monument at Washington. There are nine hundred steps to the stairway. Miss Craigen, who extinguished the lamp overturned on the stage of the Bos ton museum, the other night, has been presented with a diamond pin by the pro prietors and manager. The rumor is current in New York that ex-coachman Shilling was paid $15,000 to give up his wife. There seems to be no doubt that the young wo man has made up with her father, Mr. G. P. Morosini. A Washington despatch says that the commissioner of Indian affairs is not at pleased with the position ofGeonimo, the Apache chief, as a prisoner of war, and insists that the murderer must be put to death—a fate that he seems to ful ly deserve. Miss Amelia B. Edwards contributes t ,J the October Harper’s and account of the lemarkable discoveries which have ‘ecently been unearthed by Egyptian vx plorers, Miss Edwards is best known dsan English novelist, but her scholar- Sl 'P in antiquities has achieved for her lle distinction of being the first lady to ec eivethe degree of Doctor of Laws r °m an American college; and as if that honor from Smith Col- ? e a t its last commencement, the same xeas °n brought her Ph .D. from Betha- J College, Topeka, Kansas. Her "°ugh mastery of Egyptian Archaiol s Proven by “The Story of Tanis.” PUBLISHED ANDCONTROLLED BY LADIES' JOURNAL CO LITTLE ROCK. ARK., OCT.. 2 1880 About Women. Mrs. Fletcher Harper's free seashore cottage at North Long Branch has been the home of many sick work girls this summer. Mrs. James Brown Potter, who has just returned from England, says that the story that she is to go upon the stage is without foundation, as she has no intention of taking that step. Miss Laurence Alma-Tadema, the daughter of Alma-Tadema, the painter, has written a paper on “Fashions in Hair” for the English Illustrated Maga zine. Her father has prepared a? 'an il lustration to this paper a page of heads. Miss Carroll, daughter of ex-Gover nor Carroll, of Maryland, and grand daughter of the late Royal Phelps, of New York, will soon be married to the Baron Louis de La Grange. Her grandfather was a princely sort of man. Mrs. James Brown Potter is in favor of erecting a theatre for the exclusive use of amateurs, and will help the enter prise with her counsel, but she does not propose to build it herself nor to manage it. Miss Amelia Jackson of Alexandria, Va., has just been appointed to a posi tion in the Patent Office. Miss Jack son is the daughter of that Captain Jack son who shot Colonel Ellsworth, of the Chicago Zouaves, on the 24th of May, 1861. Miss Winnie Davis, the voungest daughter of Jefferson Davis, is in Rich mond, Va. Miss Davis was born in the Confederate executive mansion, at Rich mond, not long before the close of the war, and for that reason her father calls her “The Daughter of the Confedera cy-” Lady Randolph Churchill is playing Mrs. Gladstone’s part during that lady’s absence from the ladies’ gallery. For years it has been Mrs. Gladstone’s habit to come down with her husband to the House, and, taking her seat in the right hand corner of the ladies’ gallery, begin a patient watch which often lasted till the small hours of the morning. Since MARY W LOUGHBOROUGH. President Subscription $2 a Year Lord Randolph became the leader of the house his handsome young wife has been constant in her attendance behind the grille at the ladies’ gallery. Mrs. Henrietta Chanfrau, whose per formance of “Dora some years ago will be remembered as one of the most chaste and beautiful creations of the modern stage, reappeared before a New A ork audience, at the Fourteenth Street Theatre, Monday night, and won deserved success in a new play by Sir Charles L. Young, author of “Jim the Penman,” entitled the ‘‘Scapegoat.’' Ihe story is that of an English baronet who has been falsely accused ot murder, and whose innocence is proved and the real murderer unmasked by his wife, an actress. The Washington Star tells how Gen eral Fremont’s forthcoming memoirs are written : “The Frernonts live in a com modious house that over-looks the wood ed grounds of the British legation and the shrubbery of Dupont Circle. The family at present consists of the general and Mrs. Fremont and their daughter. The two son’s are married. One is in the navy, the other lives in Montana. The workroom is on the second floor of the house. There is a bay window in the east end of the room, on the right of which is placed the General’s table, sur mounted by a tall set of pigeon holes, where letters, notes and papers are kept On the other side of the window is placed Mrs. Fremont’s table, a large, plain affair, covered with green leather. T he general dictates, and Mrs. Fremont writes down each word of the story as it falls from his lips. In the alcove is placed a type-writer, and with it Miss Fremont transforms her mother’s man uscript into neat, legible print. Here they all work together all day long. The rule of the house is to rise at seven, take a cup oftea and a roll and begin work at eight and continue until twelve, when breakfast is taken. At one o’clock they resume work until six. In the evening the copy is sent out and in the morning other proof-sheets are received from the printer. General Fremont is now seventy-four years old, but looks scarce sixty.