Clipped From The Times-Picayune
" " ' VBXBSk - - : Cans, fllackeamie'e Woaderfnl Playing . The sixteen games which Capt. Mackenzie undertook to play slmultaeeously at tu rooms of the New Orleans Chess. Checker and Whist Club, on Thursday evening, occupied occupied over four hours and proved very in teresting. Capt. Mackenzie walked rapid ly from table to table, and upsn oastlng a quick glance upon the board before which he stood, would comprehend the situation and make the required move with an esse and intelligence which astonished the beholders. beholders. His ni ores averaged thirty second each. He won eight games, his opponents beinc F. T. Field, A. Labry. F. E. Bernard, B. C Elliott, Geo. Rnccbl. A. Mleoo. Isidore Dan ztger. and Major E. W. Halsey, who were oneexmatea in tne order named. Messrs. E. H. .Varrar, N. L. 8 strain and L L. Lobatt, checkmated the distinguished vttitor. and the games with Messrs. J. D Seguln, Jas. Wlbray, A. K. Blaokmar. Dr. Jno. B. Elliott, and Chas. N. Edwards, were declared drawn. The exhibition was certainly a very novel and entertaining one and it is eall will be repeated Saturday evening.