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...... , . . l BEEJLE SHEET. C!HMWr MORJOJIG, JUXK . 1S7S. SPORTING NOTES. Anmnements m4 MkHm frm 4 Oataiae Sparc fcy Lax uJ Witer. j - - - - Last week was one of universal attraction is sporting circles in New - Orleans, and no less than tbree interesting events took place in the early part of the week. . Hi first two which attracted considerable attention was the inagnration of the Southern Yacht Club at the New Ike End, Monday and Tuesday, wuioh vat attended oy a very large crowd, Qn the occasion of - the inaugural several gew boats had been entered, and were the centre of attraction, as their speed . nnft known. Thnan vara Vi V f v, 1 v . - w. w wuv aauu.4Mr jia CJ the Juanita, the Mary A, and the Xin&ie. The Nathalie C; especially, owned jointly by 1 Messrs. Israel and Martin Green, 'immediately after the gun lira on the first race showed her splen - ' 4ia sailing; - qualities. To the wonder cf old boatmen, she sailed to the wind - ward aa close in the wind as a lugger, and when the others were compelled to uct she headed directly to tbe stake - boat.' Apart from, her close sailing she , jg undoubted the fastest boat of her size ever seen in Southern waters. The Ja - iats, a third class boat, also new, is a little model, and is a terrible opponent to the well known Maggie Brewster's boat. Both these boats won the prize in their respective classes, on the first dav. The Nathalie C, on the second day again sunmsaed heraalf,' and won easily, lite Xipniaa and Restless, the twosao - ana class boats matched for both dys, ire also two daisies. Both are very fast Voth races, but knowing ones say that tfce Restless is the faster of the two. v t Tuesday - , while the yachts were ski in - Bing the waters of the lake, on the river bo lees attractive was the Orleans R w - ingClnb celebrating its nftn anniversary. The reputation of tnese oarsmen' had attracted a large concourse of people, ladies especially,, who. crowded the n harves and the boat - house. Fo or races were on the tapis, and were run in style. The boats were vigorously handled by tbe crews, who were loudly applauded at the end of each race. The celebration was in all points successful, and the members have good reasons to oongratu - - late - tnetneerves of their success. ' Last Sunday Henry Miller, one of our. veil known sportsmen, died in this cityJ The deceased, after the war, in which he kad distinguished himself, returned to the citv. and soon sained the admiration of experts by the skillful handling of the ens. uradaauy no progressed in the art of billiard playing, and three years azo von the champion badge for the Sjutn. wnica ne neia untu msaeatn. TBE TURF. Camus: Race Between Ten Braeck and' . Mallie McCarthy. Extensive preparations are being made hi Louisville for the great event to come off on the Fourth of .July, the race be tween the king and "'the queen. - Tea Broeck and Mollie McCarthy. Both parties are confident of success, and say is openly, and Dies: Coleman, late trainer ortfeJie of the Mead, now grooming Ten Broeck, Bays, epeacimg ot the giant noise r "rsQaw. he'll beat her so bad people'll be dispmted." - ieu sioecK i nuer is equally cunuaeai of success, while Miss Mottle's chief looks eeu - saiienea. as any race a gooa race will be run. One or the other is the best aitim a I an1 mm a vmawt jta a mAnan awraa op, the other day remarked,4 The sooner the American people know which is he king or queen of the turf, the better." Q JiJiuaj auu twm m uioui w uvac iuuuot vt ma Racing in England. The 21st inst. was the fourth and last daw of the meeting at Ascot Heath. T o well contested, among other races, came eff. These were for the Alexandra Plate and the Ascot irlate ine hrsb for f oar - year - olds and upwards, and the other for three - year - olds and upwards. Four borses faced the Btarter for the Alexandra Plate, and eight for the Asoot Plate Tbe first race was won by Count de La - rrangf - 's Verneuil, and the second by Grand Paris Prize. The grand prize of Paris was run - at Umgcbamps, Jane 16, ana was won by Prince SoltykolFs Thurio. It was won by a head in - three minutes and twenty two seconds. The value of the stake was $29,670, " Ten years ago Mr. Clinton, of Oneida. Donght a young mare, ana as nis iitcia girl Juliette was then in her eighth Tear, he named the mare ' Miss J olietta bunion." iaac wees xne real jatss titan was 18 years old, and the local paper peaking of the mare - said? - "The dm Miss Juliette Clinton, by Reason. nn away last week and threw her off ama shoe. .Larly in the week - she was flocked, but she cribbed for two nights, aaalaat evening Miss - Juliette Clinton l kidher legs bathed with ammonia by I tte coachman. We hope that if this fepeceeda Miss Juliette Clinton will be all Tight, but her father,. Reason, was a great kicker." Never name a horse or snare after anybody. .A 'eip - Terk lltrald. BA8B BALL. Tale Defeats Princeton bv m. hearts of Ten ( Three. There were several hundred spectators Mumbled at the St. George Cricket Ground, Koboken, on the 21at inst. to witness the third game of the series between the Yale and Princeton University tines, the first game having been won by the Princetons by a score of 5 to 4 and s second by the Yales by a score of 10 to St. The audience was made up almost entirely of - students from various cil - tea, Princeton and Yale being largely Presented. A great many merchants, wmerly graduates from Yale, were pres - ft ana manifested considerable interest 18 the welfare of their club. There were vioont a dozen ladies on the grand stand ad about as many more in oarriages on wwest side of tne ground. The representatives of the colleges could, be easily jetinguiehed. - as they all wore their "egs colors on their hat bands. The Cmd was in perfect condition. Soon J" 1 o'clock both nines were in tha 11 in fnll nnifnrm tha PrinrwInnR luring white shirt, pants and hat, with . ouu uri'i jje trimuiings au suuon. - af &D(1 thA Yalaa VBmrincr iicrt. err Air ft.... . - " ' " " aniit ana hat, with blue tritn - ? ana stockings. At twenty - nine Scutes past 1 play was called, with the at the bat. Hutchinson led off k. v . Pretty two - base hit. Parker Sbd .hrst on ao error by Hamill. a k bit too short, and was thrown oat an ?? Py made a two - base hit. r Downer followed with a three - r bit and scared on a passed ball. next two trikers went out on titk 8ach tremendous batting in ? ant inning and a Lead of four runs m mner a surprise for tne Princetons, lnatead of leading ot in the same "er in their half of the inning, jjj? Knred in one, two, three order. 'ae second inning the Princetons suo - fcTitt scoring one run, after blank - weir opponenta in order. The Yales one.rnn to their score lu the la A.. K ona 10 tne hita ana tnree lAm. . . . ,m . . . - . ",xl - n in Princetons in tae ifY..i D urawing DianKS. in tne ' ihS, 1Ml;ihth innings neither tt'd I ' "'uougn the rrincetous irV t..? attempt in the eighth iu - 0(ied tte nQth inning the Yales aa unearned run to their scare Durrng the last half f the ninth inning the Princetons made afiae less than five men reaching first base. Owing to the Rharo fielding, however, of Wal - aen ana farter, only two runs were scorea. me nne bane play of walden, formerlv of the Polvtechmnn. of Kmnt. ly n, was tbe feature of the game. In the - sixth inning Snook, - catcher of the rancetons. was struck with a fonl tin ana retired to centre 'field, Funghouser cauniBg aunog ine remainder of the game. Clark, while at the bat, struck a ball to the ground, - which bounded up and hit him in the eye. Following is the score, oy innings : '1 lafc 2d. 3d. 4th. Btli. 6tt.7th.8th.Sth. vaie 4 0101300 11 Frincetois. 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 Runs earned Yale 4J. Princeton first vuev oy errors o; ooponents tale 6, Princeton r. lime or game 2 hours, 19 minutes. Umpir Mr. John Wilson, of jranceton, j. x.neraia. "YACHTING. Columbia Yacht Clab was sailed on the 2let ult., with a? good entry and the wind the vessels wanted." Ten of th twelve Trht Antrtl f.a.rt.nH Th. raeeaa tightly contested one and re - Biuica as loiiows : FiraveUMs. - winner : ismm fa ciat s, wLuner . - ... B.urck 'inrro aHsn. wirner Natna "JTenrth - clasi catrfggel, winner Lanrol. PIGEON SHOOTIN6. About 200 lovers of pigeon shooting gatheied at Dexter" s Park, Jamaica Road. L. I., for the pumose of seam or th Long Island Gun Cliib and the members. Of, the Naeeau flan Club decide' their; maitu mr a Biiver cud vaiuea at $iuu, Ten members of each clnb cnntndwi. The weather was splendid and the birds a choice lot. The Long Island Clnb heat the Nassau by grassing 71 birds and misting 29, tbe Nassau Club only killing 50. birds and missed the same number. Mr - Alfred Lady did the best shooting on the winning side by killing iq birds straight, and J. Sleover likewise was ahead on1 tbe losing side, he killing 7 and missing " BILLIARDS. The billiard match between Sexton and Slosson was . nlaved! in Tarn m an v Hall on the 27th, 600 points up, for 21000 uu tun uciuiaj cmtnipionHup oaage. Sexton's play was unusually good. His best runs were 126 and 158, and he closed the game with a 90 run. Sloesoa's play was only iair, his beet Tuns being 43 and 60. His total score was '830. Sexton's average was 28 4 - 7. Sexton . is no w prac ticing to - meet bonaexer in tne great macon. SUGAR MAKING. To the Kdltor of the Plcjtme : With singular coolness your correspondent " Facta "still persists in his re lation of fiction. Notwithstanding the mistakes he acknowledges to have committed in his previous article, he again returns on the 23d to the same line of argument. ..Would it net have been as well for him, quoting his own advice, to assume " a little more modesty." and, may I add. truth to his general tone and bearing f He says Quoting from mem ory" strange coincidence. Mr. studen - itzka coined the unfounded assertion in the "Sugar Bowl" a short time previous from thence the inspiration "I made a mistake in saying that Mr. Russell had made the same invention in 1370.' In such a case, of course, Mr. M.'s claim to priority would become rather dubious. It was not Mr. Russell, but Col. Richard A. Stewart, who on the 19ch of March. 1872. in a speech made upon this HU&jeat at Georgetown. uemarara. said: 1 therefore reason by analogy that if we bad two mills placed, sav thirty feet distant from each other, with a cistern of elliptic iorm. connected with both mills so as to contain a few inches in depth of cane juice, with a cane carrier of similar length, held to the bottom of the cistern by light drums,' etc." In the summer of 1873 Col. Richard A. Stewart was in New Orleans, and whilst here he, in. company with Mr. - Maaon Pilcher, came to see one, also - to - inspect my models. He then related to ma the ideas he had entertained, also the speeches he had been making, and oae especially, recently, at Porto Hico. My objections to his mode were aim ply thia : That the tissue of the cane was something similar to the sponge in its retention of the saccharine, and that to exhaust it properly it would be necessary that heat should be so combined with the water, or steam of low temperature, to dissolve the saccharine, soften the fibre, etc., so as to facilitate and perfect a more thorough expression at the serond mill. "Besides," I observe', "Colonel. - there , i - nothing new in your aragging bagasse through water or juice. How will jou retain the bagasse on the carrier? Will not the action of the carrier when passing through the liquid displace the bagasse f And thooe light drums, will they not obstruct the bagasse f I do not consider the plan aa simple and practicable as the one spoken of by Leonard Wray as being in use previous to 1S48." "Well, yes," ha replied, "it is better than Wray's." "Bat can you get a patent on that npper belt f" " Well, yes, I obtained a patent for that two years ago in 187L" "Then you have a most complete machine, as you can put just what heat or saturation - to the bagasse you please, and I am satisfied that it will be difficult to be as it. I plainly see the advantage of yours over mine. Mine 1b a mere cistern or open box ; yours having separate compartments, with , steam or water jats in eacb, its action cannot help but be thorough and efficient. I could do something with this apparatus in the West Indies. It is just the thing. The heat of . the steam 'will causa the bagasse to dry with great rapidity, even without the dryer, and with, the dryer it is indeed complete.'' After some discussion about the evaporator, it being, according to the Colonel's idea, the most perfect low temperature pan, or improved Weitzel, he had ever seen, I aakod him if he had tried his cistern f He laughingly replied, No, but the people there were highly pleased with the idea, and I was satisfied." So, now, you know the Colonel's ideas as regards his box sye - tem, and his opinion of the Mason apoa - ratus. Again, " Facts," you say, " That the reporter added that it was simply a repetition of what he heard rrom tne Colonel in 1S70, in Porto Rico, and that Colonel Stewart had made a trial on an estate in Demarara." Why strain the text jou quote from! Here it is, Mr. Burton : aid : " In fact if my memory does not fail me, 1 think Col. Stewart afterwards told, me tney naa maaeacnai on an es tate in Demarara." See " rne sugar Cane " No. 70, vol. 7, page May l. 1&75. This simple sentence cer tainly " "Facts" lost nothing by yonr rehearsal. Yours is just such a method that was operated on by the "Three Black Crow" conspirators. Again you say : "On the 22d of November, 1874. and seven days after." These dates are fictitious, as tne saturator aid not. work at all that year. As to the quantities of juice expressed, you are at liberty to assert whatever you please, bo the - f olio win figures may be correct : Mr. Rosselladded B5 percent, or water. gaining 11V per cent, of juice by second pressure." jjui.. uf, buwuhuwu steam, which being conauea m caaai - bers. is presumed to condense, wj oe ab sorbed by the - begasse, relieve the saccharine and - dissolve the crystals, etc. Bat it will do nothing - .of the kind," and without condensation or .huorotion two trials of the Meson saturator produced "just 144 per cent.," and " about 16 per cent." at " 8 B ; the same density as first mill's juice," the yield of which was 62 to 64 per cent, of the weight of the eanes. - These yields are far in excess of Mr. Russell's, according to your own admission, "Facts." " The next trial, of somewhat larger pro portions, shows a gain in gallons . of about 17 'per oentT7 'The latest report 1 have seen gives an increase of 20 - or 24 .'per .cent,? etc Mow it - is well known1 to all 'inter ested, that the first mill of La Fremere, where these tests were made (I do not ot ject to your own figures as to results) was in fine condition, and. that it was so - strained! to prevent a second yield dur ing trie wnoie season as to require near tbe close repairing three or. roar times, and ultimately' a new spider for tae spur wheel, thus aa enticing one - tnira or the crop or. 1876 - 77 .(the. sad etteots or which are now a matter or regret) rrom the delays occasioned by such a course of action. Then " Facts." you iterate, " as there are no sugar crystals - in cane none could be dissolved." Thus one by one these votaries of science set no an idol, and when it takes hold of our fond afiections they ruthlessly destroy the fond illnaion. .,Tbis article is too long to discourse on diffusion, but at some future ' time ' I intend to show such ... an - array ' of . plain - objec tions to such a system being a euccees in Louisiana that the most in genious, impracticable, unscientific, unreasoning devotee can hardly (why am I eo rash to suppose so) dispute, especially of the undoubted calibre of "r'acta," . who, in conclusion, let. me observe, ap pears to have studied ana read an im mense amount or matter relating to sugar manufacture, but from the un doubted impracticable reasoning to wh'ch he is committed, so mixes and on founds the real - with the bogus methods as to render himself unintelligi ble to reason, as the following sentence on evaporators will fully sustain : " The Wetzel nan. which Mr. Schmalz has lm proved by adding a double lid or cover to it." The general opinion entertained, and the intention of its inventor, that tbe Wetzel is and was intended for a low temperature evaporator.' cannot be que tioned. But that Mr. Schmalz convert ed it into a crucible which sets at den ance the combined injuries that may be inflicted by kettles, . "Jamaica trains." or any other "frying pan," I propose to make . plain . and explicit. One of the greatest injuries to which the delicate saccharine juices are susceptible is the extreme heat that may be generated by any means within the mass of heavy syrups that do not allow the generated gases to escape readily. - but by the retarding of which burns, scorches or caramelizes tha product. - To avoid this destruction the Weitzel was produced : it Is an ob long, half circular pan, having a steam jacket. .Through the centre of this pan a shaft, on which are several disss, is kept in constant motion to enable the gaees to eeoape as generated by tha steam surface. The surfaces of the disks also by capillary attraction keep constantly exposed to the atmosphere a portion of the syrup, which, when the machine is placed on the windward side of the sugar - house, causes s somewhat rapid evaporation, but a rather slow one when on the leeward side of the house, as the atmosphere being charged with other evaporations has but little capacity left for the relief of the Wetzel disk. The striking point of syrups or " masse quete"intne open pan is when the thermometer indicates about 228 Fahrenheit - . Boiling water, on account of it limpidity, will not acquire over 212 Fahrenheit. The vacuum pan is considered the best low temperature system for saccharine juices, and 140 Fahrenheit is considered ample for it. - But Mr. Schmalz, in his description of his process, (see New Orleans Price Current yearly report of sugar and rice crops, 1S75 - 77, page 21,) says the crystallizable point of density is "38 B. to 41 B." Let it go at this ; on page 25, " I commence the practice of my process on the syrup, before it has reached the point of crystallizabledensity.thatis to sav when it is at a density of from 30 to 36 J Beanme." There is a temperature of 226 Fahrenheit. Already low temperature is at a discount. Then follows a description of this retort. Before the syrup is transferred to his vessel it must be heated to a point corresponding in temperature to the syrup. Then it is kept on increasing in intensity until "it indicates a temperature withia the vessel of from 238 to 241 Fah renheit." Shade of Howard! a crucible to a vacuum pan. And you, oh scientific " Facts," would have us hug this hot delusion to our inward souls until calmer moments would prompt us to spurn such a destructive doctrine. 'Tis seldom but an essayist can mike a portion of his argument tenable, it may be that agriculture is your fort: bat manufacture is certainly a step bayonn your province.. Many refiners and prac tical men think 14GU Fab. is an excess of heat required, but you boldly praise an evaporator that glories in a simple addition of a coo), or, shall I say, a confounded hot 100 Fan. thrown in. A warm argument, truly, " Facts." But. farewell. A. W. J. Masox. For the Picayune.) A JSVMMER'S ETE THOUGHT. A tiny stream poured on beneath The rustic bndve on which I stood. And glistening in the sun's bright rays, soon lost lisen wiuim tue wooa. And as I pensive stood and gazed, ' V The streamlet leaped and ran and danced, Responsive to the gleaming rays wnicn nere ana there athwart it glanced. The wood methought, like nappy yeara. jLiiat long iiavenown away,. Received the stream the lleeting joy wnicfi caarma us ior tne oay. The gentle rays that kissed its cheek. . xwiit Daiias or green ana spots or white, Are like the smiles which mem'ry wreathes Around tne hours long lost to si ten t. Hettky P. Dart. New Orleans, 10th June, 1878. Geim Infections. New Obxkaxs, June 28, 1S7S. Air. iTJicr I noticed acommonication from Pans, signed - " Gamma," in your edition ot Sunday, June 23d, in whicn he gives a lengthy description of the lace experiments made by the celebrated chemist Mons. Pasteur. Allow me to in timate that the discovery is not altogether new, and that his experiment, as far as degrees of heat is concerned, is incorrect. I quote from the editorial, i. e., "Mons. Pasteur says that before performing a surgical operation the instruments and charpie should be subjected to an immersion in water heated to 310. : That is ridiculous, as water heated to 212 boils and is converted into steam. hence it is no water - any longer; should great heat be applied by means of electricity, water would be converted by synthesis into its two elementary constituent?, oxygen and hydrogen gases. fceveral months ago white traveling through Louisiana I front ed the acquaintance of one D. Fairex. a medical student, who .spoke to me upon the subject of germ infections," and stated that he had cured a severe case of intermittent fever (Tertian) by ablutionizing his patient with a very weak solution of sulphuric acid, in con nection with atomizing inhalations of weak solutions of hydrochloric acid. iodine, etc.. three or four times a day. Not thinking very favorably of the process, I paid but little attention to it until recently, having a case of scarlatina, I thought it worth while to make the experiment. 1 ordered the ablutions to be made - six times a day; also during the night, accompanied with the atomizing inhalations, and I am glad to say with as - tomshing enect. l am confident that it is the best method to treat infectious dis ease with. The process is crude yet, but there is no telling to what perfection it may be brought. : I see theoretically no reason why it should not be applied to all infectious diseases, admitting the germ theory is correct i. e. that the germs lloat in the atmosphere and are inhaled and enter the circulation. Why should not the medication directly applied enter. the same way and come in contact with i the" obnoxious " germs and 'annihilate them, so to speak f Its feasibility is ob vious. I hone the medical fraternity will give this a trial and that it will be attended with the same success that has t 1 mtt n) oil nn i n a Respectfully, etc.. J. Korncs, M. D. Tbe Injustica' Under Which tha Teacher Labor. To the Editor of tha Picayune : , A joyous outpouring was that on Friday last from the public schools as the doors closed on the pupils for the last time prior to their long vacation. Who that recalls the scenes of childhood does not remember the last day or school as among memory's greenest recollections f What a sense of relief to know that at last we are free from the restraints of the schoolroom ; that the school bell will not call ub again, on Monday, to the lm - 'nrisonment of . gloomy walls, there - to eon over lee sons that have become odious from ion or aDDllcatlon. - If vacation brings relief to pupils, what ought to be the gladness ox wearied teachers f With the latter there is great difference, however, between, the ideal .and the real, for many of them are yet to suffer the fatignes of the schoolrooax. After session of faithful labor, after nine months of unrelaxed mental strain, they are compelled by .the needs of families to devote their period of rest to teaching private classes. Certainly the city authorities do not appreciate the worth or labors of a teacher, or they would rectify this unnatural condition of 'affairs. Lee them inquire of the superintendents of schools as to the result of the year's work, and the most exacting - can 'but concede the accompiiihment of - much good., 7 We would then ask them, is the remuneration commensurate with the result f Decidedly not ; and we fancy that gnat discomfiture would be the result of a comparison between some of the 5000 and the $500 salaries and the comparative returns that have been made to the city. Skeptical . persons may question the inadequacy ' of teachers' salaries, and may be mislead, in their doubts, by the much discussed ""vacation salaries." - ' As there is an inclination on the part of some would - be - reformers to create the idea that the 8chool Beard has violated " retrenchment" in paying the teachers for time when they are not employed, propriety demands that their sophistry be exposed. The school law ef 1876 empowers the Board of Directors, to establish such "annual" salaries as they may deem proper; provided, however, that " the same shall be divided into twelve monthly . payments." By the word "annual." as applied to school sessions, is meant the period extending from September to. June inclusive. Now, what possible difference can it mafee to the teacher whether - the pay for th's ten months' work be made in ten or twelve payments f If. the salary be 8600 per "annum," it is immaterial to the teacher whether SCO a month be paid for ten months, or $r0 for twelve months. The latter method is, however, more advantageous to the city, as the disbursements are smaller and more time is given for making collections. - The teachers do not wish to appear in the light of confirmed f auii - findem, but where they are so unjustly treated, their own dignity compels them to remonstrate. They appreciate the efforts of the directors in doing all that lies in their power to ameliorate their condition. The little that is at their com - ' maud they expend te its best advantage. But let any one who. thinks the City Council has done its duty, inquire of the brokers how many of the teachers living in rigid economy have been forced to sell their salaries even two months in advance. The answers would convince any fair - minded person that the board has not at its command sufficient funds to keep up the schools and pay the teacheis living salaries. Were the samo retrenchment practiced in all the departments as in the schools, there would be lees cause for murmuring. But snob, is not the case. ' We wonder that some out) has not called the attention of the pub - lis, long before this, to the discriminating sets of the City Council. It is well known that a year or two since, just previous to the political campaign, it was deemed expedient to 'reduce the salaries of the City Hall clerical force. The teachers well remember, that I at the same time their own pittances were reduced. This was fair enongh, but when they read, a few months since, that the salaries at the City Hall had been reinstated, and that an ordinance had been very quietly passed appropriating nearly fifty thousand dollars for the purpose of reimbursing the clerks their discount, they could not fail to realize the injustice of placing at the disposal of the School Board. a sum just filty thousand dollars short or! what it is entitled to, and so limited that a still further reduction of 40 per cent, on teachers' salaries was necessary, without the possibility of any return for the discount they had suffered on certificates. Can any one, with such glaring evldenoe of indifference to thecauseof popular education, fail to doubt the sincerity of the assertion that all is given to the schools that can be spared f Can they hesitate - to believe that in - the formation of the budget there was more devotion to self interest than to that of the people wha are served It was the opinion of no lees a man, we believe, than Horace Mann, that " in our country and in our time, no man is worthy the honored name of statesman who does not inolude the highest practicable education of tho people in all his plans of administration." Our statesmen may claim that they have made the necessary provision, and point to this yeai's result as their proof. It is true that under the supervision of the present zealous City Superintendent extraordinary results have followed. System and uniformity have been ordered from chaos and discord. Schools have been thoroughly graded, and rapid progress has rewarded the efforts of teachers. But can even the blindest en - thnB ast hope for a continuance of such beneficent results under a corps of poorly paid teachers T The teacher, above " all others, must carry into his work an untrammeied spirit. He must be free from worry or care, if he would impart ceet to his school - room. He must be enthusiastic himself, before he can arouse enthusiasm in his pupils. This can never be if he enters his class - room with the knowledge that bis famiiyis not well - provided for. We - say - he" because it is more convenient, but there is many a lady teacher in ?ew Orleans who is compelled to support a large family on thirty nine dollars per month. Such an income as this makes it necessary to abstain from all the little civilities and socialities that make home bappy ; it becomes necessary, to forego the pleasures of friendship : and a gloominess, a moroseness follow, that inevitably impart their blighting influence to all in reach. The teacher who - has to spend his all in the exigencies of daily life, broods over the thought that slowly though surely he is approachiag that age when his services will no longer be of value, and that he is saving nothing for "the rainy day."' A hermit in his own home. - a slave to public opinion. these evil influences grow upon him o insidiensly that before he is aware of it, his peevish disposition is a curse in the school room, and .he is a failure even in ma chosen profession. Let no one de lude himself into tbe , belief that under existing circumstances the success of the past year will continue .to attend the schools. The teachers are bearing, the consequences first, bnt it is as surely true that the people will have to suffer in the deterioration of their schools, in the words of one of the livest living educators, we would ask: "What shall be said of the statesmanship that either ignores the stern facts of the situation.or contents itself with the most inadequate means of relief." Shame on those men who would place The teachers so low in the scale of use fuinees.. Could their intellects enable them to comprehend, the high qualities demanded ef teachers, those who advance the "supply and demand" argument would be heard " no more forever." Puch men would put up the teachers hips at auction, as they would an old dock or a broken chair, not yet having learned that "the cheapest is not the best." Why not sell the Administratorships and all other positions in the same way? Certainly it is a poor rule that will not work both ways. Many people have yet to learn that teachers have duties far higher and nobler then "hearing lessons and whipping a few unruly boys." Though it dees not relieve his needs, it is great consolation to the teacher to know the value that so great a man as Bishop Haven has given to the requirements of his profession. Says this distinguished' author 1 Tha mind ef - the pupil - is 'to him the instrument, on which he is required to play a ourious instrument of marry and strong stops and keys capable of being touched ' to wonderful harmony, and to fearful discord; and to handle this instrument well is no or - r dinary acquirement," The teachers of New Orleans have remonstrated, they have appealed, but in vain. They iiav suffered the brunt of city ietrenchment (T) in the past, and they can endure it a year or two longer. Their long suffering has taught them to labor and to wais.'r Hence they can well afford, to " bide a little." .till, othar saeo. more appreciative of their services, will reward them as they deserve for their iaitfiimworK under most discouraging circumstances. . . - , f. a.g. The West as. a Resort. 1 . ' - Waukesha, Wis.Juneiy?, 1S78. To the Editor of the Picayune To - day, as I stood upon the margin of Little Fox River, and gazed upon its finny denizens gamboling, in its bright blue waters and listened to its murmurs as it poured its libations at the feet of this beautiful young city of 5000 inhabitants, my .mind naturally wandered back to my college days; when I read ot the fabled Paotoiua running o'er sands of gold ; for really the spot on which I was standing, was one of enchantment,. The more T gazed upon that lovely stream and that world - famed spring, the Bethesda, which wan mingling ita sanitary waters with those of the river., the mere I desired to do so. Standing thus alone and lost in thought, a band was placed . gently . en my shoulder, and, turning to see who it was, I. recognized an old friend from Louisiana, who was seeking these heavenly waters to allay, a thirst which, he told me, had been actually killing him by degrees for mohtbs; bnt after the first forty - eight bonis here bis thirst was allayed and ne felt that he had a new lease of his life. So much had been said about these waters in the cute of those terrible and usually fatal - diseases diabetes, mellilus and Blight's disease of the kidneys, tbat I concluded to give them - a thorough test, to see what it was in them that contains the powerful curative agent. I did this, not to advertise Mr. Dunbar, or Mr. Glenn, both of whom claim to have the true water and ars selling large quantities by the barrel, but 1 felt it really a duty I owed to those in the South who were suft'eri rig with those two fearful diseases and there are thou sands of them to publish for their benefit even admitting that by so doing I enouia oenem mciaenraiiy omer parne?, my observations whilst here; and I am - certain that tbe promptings of humanity witlcause.the Picayune to give this letter a' place in its columns, for then it will go into every parish of the State - and throughout Mississippi and Texas. That, these waters have produced some miraculous cures there - can be bo doubt; but I am under.the. firm conviction that it la not from the ingredients contained in them but their freedom from organic matters, particularly the sulphates, and a yet more powerful agent, hidden be neath the dear, pure surface, which tha alembio of the chemist will never be able to find. : Again, this air is a4moet a pure aa the watery and the two combined have brought the dead to life, as it . were, in hundreds of instances within tbe last two years. - - lo . this ..region wui our people in future come to seek health, recreation and amusement; for notwith standing - there isva lame amount of puritan ism here, yet there is a great deal 01 liberality, inn wnoie peoiie here join the guests of Waukesha in all of their pastimes and amusements, - even in whirling through the mazy labyrinth of the mystio dance. They meet nearly every afternoon at the Bethesda Spring. which is in the centre of the town, and coald yon see them at these meetings you would suppose for the moment that you ' were at some southern - watering plaza, so much alike are the manners aad cus toms of the two peoples. There' are any number of hotels asd boarding - houses here, and board is cheap. ; - ." j4 The facility with which you can reach here, the small cost for passage and ttia . cheapness otooard, ought to induce all to come once, anyhow, to breatae this most delicious and health restoring .at mosphere and drink or the waters, the purest on the face ef the earth. The - New Orleans, St. .Louis and Chicago Railroad have put it in the power of everybody to travel up here, and' I am sart it tied that in less than a half decade the. North and East will be abandoned oy our people, who leave their homes in quest of health, reereation or amusement, and this whole country, during the summer season, will behiled with health seeking invalids and the pleasure seekers who have here t of oie sought amuse ment m another direotion. If von. will look at the map yen will see that by tbe New Orleans, St. Louis and Chicago Railroad, it is almost oa aa air line from New Orleans, to tSxia point, and more than that, the rails are all steel, which insures quickness and safety, tbe two mam points to wmchthe trav eler looks when he is about to leuve hi - home. This little town was thrown into a terrible excitement a few days ago. by a rumor spread far and wide that the Caip - pewa Indians were on the war mtfi. ana only a few miles from the town. There was no particular inundation tor tne ru mor more than there bad ben m the - northern part of the State! t few - personal conflicts between the Indians and whites. When Sheridan was Wiezrapjed to for troops, he telegraphed back, to "g to the soldiers' Home, aaa they would find a resimentof crippled soldiers, who would whip all the hostile Indians in Wisconsin." . I learned to - dav that the Weft is mak ing the largest crop of cereals this year than was ever; made before. This will be good news to our peopie. There are several Louisiana people here, some talking immigration, aouio lor health, and others ior mutmeut. , 1 1WIMV. An Appeal to tbe - Ladies or Kaw . 'Orleans. With a fnll belief in tbat kindness of heart which is the characteristic of wo men everywhere, and which has so often been displayed by you when occasion demanded, the clerks of the dry goofis stores feel emboldened to appeal to yoa for relief, which it is in your power to grant. . Although the heat of summer, is noon us and business is stetdiiy decreaaiag, there is ne relaxation for ns. Fro.n early morning till a late hour of the evening . we are kept at our post waiting for tnat custom which does not come, and iost when the cool breezes are inviting all to. excursion on the river or to tho lakev to Sain vigor for the trials of the following ay,' then begins our labor. You wira j cruel thoughtlessness choose tie evening hours for the shopping which might by a little self sacrifice be done in ( the earlier part of the day, and in consequence we are detained till 9 or 10 o'clock at night, under the burning heat f't the gas. stewing aad steaming as in a Turkish bath. We know it is somewhat unpleasant for you to come in the morning, but just consider how far more disagreeable it is for us to remain in oar stores until 0 or 10 o'clock, doing the work that should, be' finished at 6. We beg you then to try for once to give us a chance of enjoying life during the summer and acquire our lasting gratitude. Let the merchants know that your shopping will not be done after - 5, and they will set us free at that hoar. . , ' , . . - - - Letter from Egypt. , A If ew Article ef F4 Iatr4aee4 ia - laUwaw' - ."' ' I The Louisiana Athenieum ia constantly pursuing its work, of introducing improvements in our State, and through the extensive correspondence it has established abroad, daily receives information relative to foreign . products. Since its introduction in our State of the, Bahmia br Egyptian cotton, which has proven a complete success, the following letter from Judge Morgan, which speaks for itself, has been received : c Doctor Aunt n d Vercler.PrsaidentatlieneeZjoa - Inlanala. Slew Orlcaaa :. My Dear Sir I received some time7 since your k nd letter advising me of my election as member of your Society, for ; wmcn 1. k yoa to expiees to the members thereof my thanks. - - . The tobacco seed has reached me and is planted. The pecans have not yet arrived, but I hope that they will soon be here. - - . If the seed which I sent you with bid : of lading has not come to hand, I beg you will let me know. I shall regret it greatly, as they were selected with care, and, I think, were entirely unmixed. - By this poet I send you a pod containing seed of ' the JPoinciana - regina tree, ' which bears a most magnificent flower. 1 sent you, during the winter, some seed of the mandarin orange, which. I hope you received. " - If the cotton seed turn out - well, and - the PoinciatM - regina succeed,, I may hope to flatter myself with having done something to improve the interests and adorn .the bsnses of our people., and, in - this event I shall not think that the time I will have spent here, will have been .thrown away. ' - l If the experiment has not been tried unsuccessfully, I would like to send yoa some of the Lantille beans. It seems to me it would do well in Louisiana. Here it u the principal article of food for the laboring classes. - Wears in the habit of considering these latter as a very indolent ana careless race. They are far from being so. Those who cultivate the sugar - cane, cotton and the cereals, work tally" and late, and under a cloudless sky , and burning sun. - They - are patient, painstaking - and exact and those of ' them who are not naturally so, are - forced to become so for the task - master of to - day is the same that he was in the days of Moses. . 1 - " in the winter it is cold.. Their houses are of the most wretched description and the clothes they wear very scanty. The lantille is, as I have said, their principal article of food. It - is upon it that they depend, giving them muscle and keeping up the heat of their bodies. They certainly resist both heat and cold wonderfully well. It has ocourred to me that if this article of food could be successfully cultivated with us and our laborers could be induced to employ it, they would find it greatly to their advantage to use it. If you think it worth while to try the experiment I will take : pleasure in sending you sufficient setd to enable it to be tried on a reasonably large scale. ' 1 bear you to present my best respects to the society, and to believe me very truly yr - urs, etc.. . P. H. Mqhgax. Alexandria, Egypt. 3f ay 23. 1878. P. 8. Just as I had finished the above tha pecana arrived. Many, thanks. t. In answer to. the above letter. Dr.Mer - cier, the President of the Athena; am, has written to Judge Morgan asking htm for some of the ZAntine beans referred to in his letter, which will be planted and ex tensive, experiments made, and if - suc cessfully cultivated, will be permanently introduced as a new and valuable artic e of food South. . . . i Hayes and Sherman. . , Pall STaU Gazette,' June 13 ' , : It is the conduct of Mr. Hayes since his attainment of power that tanowthe most painlnl - subject ox contemplation for patriotic Americans. A ruler may stop on the safe side of impeachment and yet be guilty of acts by which - he justly, forfeits the ooiitidenoe , of tan governed. When President Hayes was raised to the supreme authority by the decision of - the Electoral Comuris - sion, the majority of the American people were probably convinced thai a wrong had been done, bnt tey wore unwilling to believe that the President ;was in any way a party to it. Bat if te evidence taken within the past fortnight .before tbe Committee of Inquiry be not a masa of malignant penary, it appears that l be men whom the President selected to fill tbe highest offices in the Stale were directly implicated in the corrupt traceacticos sy which tbe votes of Loo - : i - iana and Florida were taken a way from Mr. Tilden. ! Unlet 9 Secretary Sherman and Senator Matthew, and the American, Ministers at Paris, Vienna, and St. Petersburg are able to prove that they are, tbe victim cf a conspiracy, it mustbe acknowledged that the purification of politics of whuh tte Hayes Administration boasted h&s mane little pro grass by comparison even wi'h tbe worst period of Gen. ur an t rule. II it be suggested that tne President was ignorant of the part which his lriends played in the counting of the votes in Louisiana and Florida, the answer will be that there are limits to human credulity. - Mr. Hayes, it may be admitted, was justified in believing that his friends Mr. Sherman, and Mr. Matthews, anl the rest did nothing during their Visit to the South that was incouaifetent with the strictest honor. Bnt be can scarcely have been ignorant of tte repute in which the local Kepublican agents and the members of the lie turning Boards were held, or of the popular impression that those per - hoes Lad deprived Mr. Tilden of his majority by fraud. - Yet Mr. Hayes, while professing the warmest zeal for civil bti vice reform, went out of his way to crier high and lucrative offices to men who, .wnen they now appear to testify against the Kepublican cause, are denounced' by the Republicans as unworthy to be believed on oath. . London Court Journal says that Americans are death on the British ow; all the former ill - feeling they ag ainat us they have .tranef erred to representative bird," - - - , A party of English engineers and mining managers are, paying, a visit to the coal field of the. north of France, their object being to examine the geological strata, and ascertain whether the coal bed is not the continuation of that in Somersetshire, . The Pope presided the other day over tho Commission of Christian Archieology, being tbe first time in 120 years that the Pope has filled the chair in a meeting of savants, and he ordered the excavation of the Catacombs of St. Petronilla at his own expense, v The Indian troops are in high spirits, and will be terribly chargined if there is no war, or if they are disappointed ia their expectation of seeing tae Qaeen and England. Secretary ' TnpB ' e - DMald, Ywerhwe - a Becav tw Aaaiat - . la a Lattery niwiaav i i j . . '. The M Odd - Fellows' HaH Association.'' , at Evansnlle, is to give a grand gift eon - cert, in which $5000 in gold is to be die - . - tributed among tbe ticket - holder, at t heir Fourth of July celebration Uons Dick Thompson, Voorhees, MoDonald, Booth and other prominent men will . take part in the eelebration. The object - of the association is to relieve - the hno . . . .... VI til. f m X.M 4,,. An. lodge - nail 01 x.vansvxuo xxvm iu . cial embarrassment. ' ' , ' Lorrsvrixa. Sacks. Jttlt 4.. - .Tne Great 'Jackson Route will sell excursion tickets to Louisville at one run rare r - '7 o iyr m - round trip. Ticket will be aold 'June 88, 29 and so. good to return till July T. Pullman . sleeping ear through without change. - On 1st July, prox., judgments will be obtained on city taxes. See advertisement. t8tatk wattojtai. Baioc. Attention is dl - ' rected to the semi - yearly statement of the etate National Bank, which - has declared a .dividend of 10 per cent, and arsemi - annnal - dividaad ot 5 par cent, on Unreduced atoek, payable on and after July 8 to stockholders ,w ho have exchanged their old for new certificates of redued stock. - For first - class dental: operations call an Dr. j. West, v Vona street, opposite Lafay - 1 Piano CAj. At Grunewald's mav be bought new 7 octave rosewood pianos, fully guaranteed, for i50. Think of this, and remember that the great Importer and dealer ella beet pianos and organs at lowest prices ; Stnd oa eaiat terms. Xrop In at Grnewald Ball - an examinw tha grand stock there offering. ' i . , , : r - r - . . t ' Parker's iBseet1 Powder - will remove all bugs and roaches from your premises. '1( ' 1 . : Removal. Dr. H. De Ranee has removed' his residenceto. 3sa Bayou Road, near Clal - 3)orne street (formerly D'Aquln Institute,) where he may be consulted, as well as athis office, which remains at the rner of Ram - part and Surname streets. See his card. . ; Vr. T. H. Knapp and his son," TnCU J. Knapp. deattats. 13 Barenae street, - j If you wish your ioe cream perfect, uso XtimmeTs Flavoring Extracts . r - V OFFICIAL LIST OF LETTERS teemalnlna - In the New Orleans Paar Offlcs" Jane 30, 1878. 1 i General Delivery Open aa Saadays freaa J - ; . - 9 A. BL M XX JU atV f penons railing fnr theae letters will please aay ' i - . "ADYMISErv and give data. 5 7 - " - r - - i : - :. .' ' . . .., . ULDIJE9 LIST. Banks' I lnie . 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