Clipped From The Times-Picayune
... A YALUABLE GIFT. Mr. E. Block, one of the honorary membars of the i Hew Orleaea Chess, Checkers ssl Whist Club, has Jact presented the lub with a si(us moss remarsaoie sets ox ones men ever brought to this dir. They are t . wood and wars manufactured at Iaterlakea, la BWltseriand. Unlike the sometimes flue bat aeariy always absurdly grotesque sets of the Chinese or Indian carvers, this set Is wonderful for Its faithfulness to nature. The kings" and - - queens represent costumes .. apparently of the date of the early Cepeuau kins of France, the bishop are eourt less ors or cm, the rooks are Gathlo towers or eteeslee. and the - kaishts rampant horses. Eaea of the pawns shows a different oostame oc toe various o wis cantors. Aotwitnstana - lag the small Was of the pieces, every detail Is carried oat with a fidelity that Is simply marvelous, and each piece Is la Itself a litue atudT as a specimen of wonderful and aeon rate mlnate scalp tore. The club may we 1 be congratulated on possessing one of tie . snost union and eurious. a well as mw appropriate works of art to be found in tut e oouatry. .