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THE TIMES - PHrLADELPHIA. 3IONDAY MOIttTCNG. MAECH 24. 1884 NOTES OF NEW BOOKS. A good many people will be inclined to give a kindly welcome to the "Life and Poems of Theodore Winthrop." edited by his sisterand published by Henry Holt & Co., Xew York. Twenty - two or three years ago the portrait of Theodore Winthrop, which now forms the frontispiece of this volume, was very well known throughout the entire country. It is a pleasant lace ; in fact, one of a group of that circle of refined JiewEDgland faces now known and read of all men as representing the creators ol American literature. Theodore Winthrop's, though Derhans not one of the strongest of these faces, Is one ol the finest and most clearly marked of the group. In some features It reminds one of Hawthorne s, as the type of genius louna jn "Cecil Dreeme," one of the most characteristic of Vinthrop - s books, is a hint of that which fascinates in "The Scarlet Letter." The present sketch, edited by Major Wintlirnp s sister, must De accepted as a token of atJeetion rather than as a critical estimate of the man. W itn paruonauie lonriness and nride it names the relation Between Theodore and the famous Governor Winthrop, of Massachusetts, and liisson, Governor W intnrop, of Connecticut. In fact, there was "a third Governor Winthrop.and then thefamily rested from its Governors and had a quiet period of comfort." Still there were Judges and professors; and it is good slock all through. Theodore was born Sep tember:!.' 1S2.S. His lather was Francis liayaro. AVinthrop and his mother was K'.izubeth Dwight Voolsey. So the liayards, the llwights and the Voolseys all came in and gave llieodorea very fair start in the world. The sister says it was what "Oliver Wendell Holmes admirably calls the Brahmin caste of New England." The mm lly traditions were all of culture. And so Theo dores early schooling and training ana later traveling, and finally his disastrous love - making, all took the shape of so niucli discipline, and in omo cases of bitter inspiration toward the pro duction of "John Brent," "Edwin Brotuertoft nud "Cecil Dreeme," which have given him some fame. The first movements of our civil war found Theodore Winthrop among its volunteers. In the early days of the month of June, lMil, be was on General Butler's stall, acting as private military secretary to the Gen cral, and at the " sharp scrimmage, or half bat tle," of Big Bethel, " Major Winthrop was dts tinctly seen leading a body of men to the charge against the enemy. One report says a North Carolina drummer boy borrowed a gun and shot him deliberately; another that Major Winthrop was shot by a Louisiana rifleman. ' At all events, from that day his letters to his mother ceased and reporters telegraphed their papers that the cool, brave gallantry of the man was the theme of universal admiration among the Fed eral and Confederate forces. Major Winthrop a poems, a good many of which are given in this book, are nothing like as good as his prose or his righting, but they all together mark him as one of the choicest sacrifices made to liberty in the early days of the war. To THIS generation, which is so rapidly forgetting the painful facts of our war and talking only of its meaning and philosophy, a litllo volume of "Echoes from Hospital and White House, being a record of Mrs. Uebecca It. ronv roy's experience in war times, by Anna L. lloyden, published by D. Eothrop & Co., Boston, will reawaken may painful recollections. When the war broke out Sirs. Pomroy was a well - known and respected resident in Chelsea, Massachusetts, and finding herseli a widow, with many good impulses to help care for the brave boys that had gone to the front, she offered her services as nurse, and on a Monday morning, late in the month ol September, 1S01, Mrs. Fomroy started alone on her mission of mercy and reported herself on the following day at Miss Dix's headquarters in "Washington. Her services were accepted, and lor three years, with a few intervals of rest, sho did her arduous work of ministry to the sick and dying in the Washington hospitals as only a noble woman can do such work. Anna L. Boy den has written the story with appreciation and modesty. Naturally there are many thrilling in cidents in it incidents in fact which have grown too thrilling for this generation except they come to us in sonic pleasant guise of fiction. But how Important and bitter they were twenty years ago Is plainly shown in this tribute to the memory of a devoted woman. Two volumes are added this week to the Bcrlbners' revised edition of Donald G. Mitchell's works. The first contains "Dr. Johns," a story of New England life and character, both interest ing and wholesome. The other volume Is a collection of essays and addresses, some hitherto imprinted, which are given the undistinctive title of "Bound Together." One Is a centennial " address upon Irving; one is a lecture on Tithm ; others, and among the best, aro on the "Procession of the Months" and a group of short articles on such topics as "Highways and Parks" and "House Interiors." Mr, Mitchell knows a good deal about a good many things and he is always an agreeable writer, in whose company time may be spent with pleasure and profit. Lewis H. Bisbre and John C. Simonds, of Chicago, have prepared a compact and useful work giving the "History, Methods and Law of the Board of Trade and the Produce Exchange, ' published by Callaghan & Co., Chicago. The authors have endeavored to do for the general subject of commercial exchange what Messrs. Bicldle and Dos l'assos did (or the Stock Exchange. The history ol the institution of the Board of Trade isaliko Interesting and Important. The present book is equally adapted to the wants of the lawyer and the layman. It covers the entire Held of the laws and usages of commercial exchange and has a great collection of facts that aro worth knowing and remembering. Curri.ES, TJpham & Co., the Boston publishers, have made a very neat book out of the Bketches of Henry P. Fellows' descriptive of "Boating Trips on New England Rivers," and the Illustrations, by Willis H. Beals, have a plain quaintness about them quite in keeping with the subject. In a prefatory note the author belays a suspicion which the public will probably share with him that his sketches are niaiuly for private circulation. Without being overly clover the descriptions of skiiringon the Concord, Merrininc, Housatonic and Nashua rivers are interesting, especially to those who have spent any part of their leisure In the neighborhoods of the streams described. O'DoNOVAN KossA's Irish story of "Edward O'Donnoll," published by S. W. Green's Sons, New York, will in no way plcaso the most fastidious English or American literary taste, and as it is written avowedly to illustrate the various phases of British injustice In dealing with the personal rights of Irishmen, it will naturally offend ninety percent, of all Englishmen who, out of mere curiosity, may be tempted to read it. But the author shows a good deal of vigor in his composition, and, being thoroughly familiar with the native wit and native brogue, he has written a story that will be enjoyed by thousands of his countrymen. A new generation of readers has arisen Bince the " Cloveruook " sketches made a reputation for Alice Carey, but those who can appreciate simplicity and purity in unaffected narrative will tlnd this work as Iresh and true as ever. A. C. Armstrong & Co., New York, have Just reissued the two volumes of "Clovernook " in very good form and they are very well worthy of this revival. The humor and pathos of American country life have never been more tenderly and Eweetly described, - and unafiected as the volumes are Mr. Whittier was right when he said that they " bore the stamp of true genius." BAliNES' "New National Renders," published by A. S. Barnes & Co., New York, illustrate the great advance that has been made of late In the methods and appliances of teaching. The 'First Reader" is full of very nice pictures, with descriptive words beneath, the modern method ot learning to read being based upon words rather than on letters. The " Second Reader " Introduces the spelling lessons and excercises on the slate, and so on progressively. The printing of theso books, and especially of the illustrations, is of a quality that was unusual a few years ego In costly gift books. "The Penal Code of Pennsylvania" is the title of a carefully and elaborately prepared work by Isaac H, Shields, of the Philadelphia bar, and issued in two volumes by Ilees Welsh & Co. It is an exhaustive presentation of the criminal procedure, statutes and decisions of Pennsylvania, and will bo a most valuable aid to the profession. It is carefully and fully Indexed, the Index filling two - thirds of the second volume, but the chief value of the work is in the completeness with which the Index classifies th8 statutes, decisions, etc. Librarian Spofford's "American Alma - nao " for the current year preserves the essential features which have distinguished its six predecessors. Everything is brought down to date with such cure and accuracy as to make it a necessity for the student, the editor, the man of affairs or the family. It is now the only publication combining all the elements of a hand - book In small space. The work could not have fullen Into belter hands. Tiie April number of the Art Amateur gives a critique and portrait of Habert - Dys, the clever young French designer whoso ornaments, initial letters, tail - pieces nnd so on add so much to the attractiveness of VArt; some account of the Castellanl collection, now on sale at Home, with cuts of some notable objects, and a great variety of Interesting matter about the flue arts and artistic decoration. "Clear Light From the Spirit World" Is the title of a bright blue - covered book by Kate Irving, published by G. W. Carlcton & Co., New York, in which the author, with evident sincerity and purity of belief, describes a great many seances, the results of which satisfied her of the truth of Spiritual manifestations from the other world. A cnKAP edition of Professor Rawlinsou's well - known Hampton lectures, on "The Historical Evidences ol Ihe Truth of the Scripture Kccords,1' delivered in the Oxlord I'nlverHlly pulpit In the year ItSif), has boon published by John B. Aldon, New York, CAUSE OF CnRIST'9 DEATH. Occasioned by Rupture of the Heart Caused by Mental Agony. " The most remarkable event in the history of the world was the death of Jesus Christ," said llev. Dr. Thomas A. Hoyt, pastor of the Chambers Presbyterian Church, yesterday afternoon, in beginning a special sermon to the medical students. " Its hidden meanings," he continued, "are transcendant aud It was, without parallel, the most sublime tragedy ever enacted." The speaker had chosen his text from St. John, 31, 19. John, he said, slood only a few feet distant lrom the Saviour and subsequently related what he saw. The subject discussed by the speaker was, " What was the physical causeof Christ'sdeath?" Several eminent physicians had devoted years to the study of the question and a book on the subject had been published by Dr. Stroud, of Edinburgh, about thirty - five years ago, in which he ascribed Christ's death to rupture of the heart. During a convention of physicians in Scotland several years ago the deductions arrived at in this buok were presented lor their consideration and they were confirmed. There are, the minister said, many cases on record where death has resulted from violent passions ol joy or grief. Pliny tells us of a Lacedamonian who !c!l dead from lnv at hearing that his son had won a prize at Hie Olympian games. The speaker read several medical opinions on the subject ol" heart rupture and continued : "There is no pretence mat me spear Lnrusi, 11110 me Saviour's side caused death. In fact, lie was dead before the wound was received. Christ was crucified al 9 o'chu - k in the morning and expired at ;l o'clock in the alternoon, or two hours before the centurion dealt the blow with his spear. The crucified usually lived from two to three days and sometimes as long as five days on the cross. There is no evidence that disease might have caused His death and no reason to believe that He was not of perfectly sound health. Some have thought that He might have died from exhaustion, but we are told that lie was miraculously sustained during His trials. It was not weakness. Sumo declare that He voluntarily gave up life, but He did not lake - Ilia life; He simply submitted to tho comlltions'under which He died. The answer to the question, ' What was the physlnoi, cause ot Christ's death?' is, 'Rupture of tlie ft, caused by mental agony.' laterally, Ho died of a broken heart." The speaker read extracts from many letters from eminent physicians giving their opinions on Dr. Stroud's book and on his deduction as to the death of the Saviour. They all indorsed his con - elusion that Christ had died of a ruptured heart. "John says," continued the speaker, "that when the spear was thrust into the Saviour's side 'forthwith came there out blood and water.'" Dr. Hoyt then proceeded to explain this from a medical point of view. He said ihat when the pspear - head punctured the pericardium the blood and serum from the ruptured heart escaped. He said that all this was simply a fulfillment of a Scriptural prediction, as was Ihe parting of His raiment and the casting lots among the soldiers lor His vesture. " But what was this mental anguish that broke our Saviour's heart?" asked the speaker. "It was not the tear of death, for He looked towards that with longing. ' If I be lifted up,' He said, I will draw all men to me.' He anticipated death as the consummation' of His labors. Reproach hath broken my heart," He said, and then died. He died lor us. The weight of human guilt broke His heart." FA YOKING FIVE HOURS' WORK. A Fiery Wood Carver "Whose English Needed Considerable Pruning. The wood carvers of Philadelphia, who number some 250, held a mass meeting yesterday at 807 Walnut street, to consider plans for organization. They desire to obtain rooms for models and drawing and a reading room, In order that carvers may be encouraged to more intelligent interest in their work and that they may have opportunity to study the best designs in their art. Owing to the smallness of the attendance, nothing was done about organization, but several speeches were made. Thomas Dean, the chairman, advocated only eight hours as a day's labor and the abolition of the contract system. Five hours a day ho thought even preferable to eight, and nothing was too good for the workinginan. " Exaggerated newspaper reports and the Shy - lock presses of t he country, that hound legitimate labor organizations as they would dynamite associations," were shown no mercy by the fervid orator, who handled all corporations and capitalists rough 1)'. An earnest appeal was made lor tho better education of carvers, who, as yet, know only the rudiments of their business. Mr. Mcl'lieely, who was introduced as a member of tiie Knights of Labor, followed in a long, rambling speech upon the rights of the workingnian. James A. Wright, the chairman of Assembly No. 1, of the Knights of Labor, in this city, gave his hearers much advice as to their duties and discussed the economic questionsof theday from the Henry George point of view. The carvers were urged to organize and to equip themselves in the best manner possible for their work. AN ANOMALY IN JOURNALISM. Industry and Genius Find Expression in Every Department. From the Pottsville Chronicle. The Times justly prides itself on its exceptional success. It has unquestionably been an anomaly in American journalism. During the first year of its existence it stepped Into the front rank aud has maintained its place at the head of the class lroin that day to this. It has deserved the rich reward of popular favor it has reaped from the slart for tho very good reason that it is one of the brightest and most readable newspapers in the country. It fills a peculiar sphere which is not likely to be occupied by others. The far - sighted political sagacity and genius for leadership of Its distinguished editor - in - chief, Colonel A. K. McCiure, have impressed themselves upon Its every column and guided it safely through many a storm. With a rare knowledge of men, Colonel McCiure has gathered around him a corps of nble and brilliant newspaper workers second to no other newspaper office in the country, whose industry and genius find expression In every department of the paper. Nine years ago we hailed the advent of The Times as the promise of better things in Philadelphia journalism, and that promise has been more than fulfilled, not only in the brilliant record ofTHK Times itself, but In the Impulse given to Its Philadelphia contemporaries, which to - day may justly claim rank with those of any other city of the Union. Feeding Six Ilundred. The exercises yesterday morning at tho Sunday Breakfast Hall were of more than usual interest. Six hundred chairs on the main floor were filled at an early hour and some applicants were turned away for want of room. Three hun dred quarts of milk, lSlquartsol coffee, 70 pounds of pressed beef and 2,500 rolls were consumed. The meeting was led by I. Newton Pclrco and addresses were made by Rev. D. Vanhorn, D. D., iicv. u I' . Turner, D. D., James Pollock, Colonel William P. Drow, Rev. Mr. Gonzales, chaplain U. S. A.', and Alfred H. Love. All were listened to with the most marked attention. Solos were sung by Mr. and Sirs. Bisbee and Miss N. Bar rows, with tho usual selections by the Sunday Breakfast choir. Many persons came forward to sign Hie pledge. And many, who had becomo reiormeu inrougn mo inuuence ol this association, were present, enjoying tho service aud at the close expressing to somo of the managers their gratitude for what had been done for them. Tho managers intend having only two more breakfasts this season. The place will then be closed with a public entertainment and supper on the 17th of April. How a Bootblack Played the Hero. From the New York Morning Journal. Dou't jump, lor God's sake; don't jump," shouted some one in the crowd, and In an instant a bootblack named Harry Powers, of No. 11)3 Mott street, scrambled up a treo like a squirrel, sprang on to a little veranda at the second story of the house, and then with wonderrul agility climbed on a shutter, through blinding smoke, to the third - story window, whore the woman was just about to leap down. As he stepped Into tho window he grasped tho frightened woman firmly by the arms nnd drew her gently but forcibly away from her dangerous position. At the same instant he was greeted with u ireiiienuous cueer uy inose w no naa watcned his hazardous course from below. Thus was the life of Mis. C. M. Maxwell saved from the burn ing building at (12 East Twelfth street last night. The Cream of a Capture. K This ico cream tastes doubly good when I think how near we came to losing It," said a hoarder at Mrs. Margaret s. Remington's, 1514 Arch street, when dessert came on the dinner table yesterday. Then one of Mrs. Remington's sons told how he had captured John Davidson. or i27 christian street, red - handed in the act of stealing the two freezers full of cream for the boarders' dinner from the yard in the morning. Davidson was taken around the corner to the Filbert street station house. Guilty of Murder In the Second Degree. Milford, Pa., March 23. The jury iu the Greening murder trial, alter remaining out all night, brought in a verdict at 1.30 o'clock this afternoon of murder In the second degree. Greening sat unmoved when tho verdict was rendered. C. W. Bull, his counsel, moved for a new trial, claiming that the verdict was not In accordance with the evidence. The verdict is disapproved in the community, the general opinion being that Greening was guilty of deiiburato murder. Morse's Theatre Rededicated as a Church. New York, March 23.Tho old church building in West Twenty - third street, which was transformed by Salmi Morse into a theatre for the production of his Passion Play, was rededi cated to - day as a house of worship. It will be known as the Twenty - third Street Tabernacle. Rev. A. B. Simpson, a lormer Presbyterian minister, is at the head of the organization. Logan's Lament. We never speak as wo pass by Me to Jim Hlnino nor him to I; Twlxt us there llouts a cloud of gloom Since I have found he's got a boom. We never speak as we pass by, We simply nod and drop onr eye, Yet I enn tell by his strange look The reason why he writ that book. We never speak as we pass by; No more we're bound by friendly tie. The cause ol this Is very plain He'i not for mo; he's for Jim Blaine. Chicaio Ifewt. FROFF.SRIONAL confidence is awarded Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup. 25 cents a bottle. AN ENDURING FAITH. Kev. Dr. Stern Sketches the History of the Religion of Israel. "The Religion of Israel and Its Straggles " was the theme of a lecture delivered yesterday by the Rev. Dr. Stern at the Temple of the Congregation Keneseth Israel. It was impossible, the rabbi said, to speak of the religion of Israel without recalling the desperate struggles it cost toestablish It. - It was, In its Inception, a radical revolution against the religious ideas of those by whom it was surrounded, and its progress was marked by a constant struggle against the idolatrous worship of fanatical and warlike tribes, who defended their religion at the point of the sword. Long after Israel had established the worship ol the true God her prophets and teachers were forced to wage perpetual warfare against the devotees of Baal. Dating the origin of the conflict at the time of the Prophet Elijah, probably in the ninth century, " before the commonly accepted era," the speaker traced the history of Israel through the dark days ot tho captivity, and then spoke at considerable length of the influence of the Mosaic code as giveu to Israel by the Prophets Ezra and Neiieiniah. As a civil code he characterized tho Mosaic law as worthy of all honor, but as a religious system he regarded it as a conspicuous failure, burdened as it was with obscure forms and ceremonies. Its Influence, the speaker said, had isolated Israel from the rest of the world and built about her a wall as impenetrable as that which held the millions of China in the bonds of ignorance and superstition. "The intervention of tho victorious Alexander opened a breach and let in t he light of Greek thought upon the religion of Israel. He was one of those providentinl messengers employed by Divinity for breaking down the artificial barriers between the races of men and compelling intercourse of thought among the nations. The speaker traced the struggles of the religion ot Israel no further than the beginning of the Christian era, but argued that a faith thus established through adversity would survive tho struggles ol the future as it had those ol the past. ROCKY ROAD TO CHICAGO. The Matthew S. ytiuy Colored Republican Club Struggling to Raise Junketing Money. The piano stood silent in a corner of " Gill " Ball's dancing academy last night. A meeting of the Matthew Stanley Quay Club had been called for the purpose of listening to the report of the " committee on ways and means to get to the Chicago Convention." The committee on transportation had been discharged a week ago when they had brought in the discouraging report that the railroad rates to Chicago and return were so high that the members of tiie club would probably have to walk if they wanted to go. During the past week, howover, a scheme has been devised. A ball is to be given early in May and the officers and members of the organization aro now striving to sell three thousand tickets, at one dollar each, among the polllicians of the city. The tickets were placed in envelopes, ten in each, and handed to tho members of the club last night. It is expected that every politician to whom an envelope is presented will not hesitate to buy at least five of the tickets. Besides this, envelopes containing tickets have been addressed to different persons of prominence, accompanied by the following circular : Matthew Stanley Qi - ay Ci.rn, ' He a no i' art Kits, 720 Lomhakd Strkkt. First Vice President Rohkut Taylor. Second Vice President Waruk: Jacksojt. Treasurer Capt. Jam ks A. .JrNioa. Assistant Secretary Wu. T. Jones. Marshal H. S. Scott. Assistant Marshal - Samuel Johnson. Second Assistant Marshal Wm. A. Potter, Jn. Deak Sir: Knowing as you do the condition of our people financially and wishing to make a display at the coming Isational Kepublican Convention at Chicago that would bo alike creditable to onr people anil stale, and knowing that it will have its ell'eet on the Southern delegates there assembled therefore we respectfully ask you to contribute to our funds by purchasing tickets tor the entertainment herein mentioned. (Jilbkrt a. Ball, President. Thos. II. Murray, Secretary. MISS PEABODV, PHILANTHROPIST. How the Introducer of the Kindergarten System Lives at Eighty. Boston Letter In the Now York Graphic. Miss Elizabeth P. Peabody is living in Boston this winter at the West End with her sister, Mrs. Horace Mann. Miss Peabody is one of the most remarkable women of her lime. She will be eighty years of age on the 13th of April next, on which day her friends intend celebrating her birthday in her own parlors. Her former pupils will be invited to bo present, so far as may be possible, and the friends of her early life who yet remain will grace her birthday festival. Mrs. Oliver Wendell Holmes is one of these pupils of Miss Peabody, and I think Miss Ellen Emerson is another. Miss Peabody is almost entirely blind, but she has devoted tho winter to writing personal letters to Senators and Congressmen in behalf of the Piute Indians, in whom she takes great interest. She writes entirely by the sense of feeling, seldom blotting a page or running over the edge. Sho is extremely fond of being read to and insists on being kept au couraut with all the current events of the day. M iss Peabody is six years older than Margaret Fuller and some four or five years younger than Mrs. Alcotl, Her mind is as clear as if she were eighteen instead of eighty. Perhaps no living woman at date has so much of vital interests In her life as has Miss Peabody. She has known and been on terms of personal intimacy with irustofthe leading people for more than half a century and her reminiscences are very valuable for their permauent Interest as matters of literary history. SPOILING niS SUNDAY'S FUN. A "Well - Known Sliop - Keeper Takes a Header Into the Delaware Instead of a Traiu. A neatly dressed man walked out ou tho Race street wharf, Delaware river, yesterday morning at half - past nine. He enjoyed the view, tripped ou the string - piece and went head first into the river. Watchman Beattle tossed him a plank, but the tide swept it away from him and whirled him over to the next wharf. Beat tle fished him out with a boat - hook. A doctor who was passing had considerable difficulty in resuscitating him. When he came to he gave his name as August Gossen, of 221 South Ninth street, a well - to - do manufacturer of surgical instruments. His wife, who came to the Fourth district station house after him with a carriage, said that he had left home early to take a seven o'clock train for Atlantic City. Dill of Sale for a White Elephant. The Rangoon Gazette of a late date prints the bill of sale given to Mr. P. T. Bamum along with the white elephant recently purchased by him. It is dated at Karew village, Oth decrease of Tasoungnoung 1215, and is signed by Moung Tsaw, Kyah Yoe and Shoay au Hpaw. It recites that theso threo having heard the statement of "the rich man's agent from a distant country, wishing to have and respect the Kyan Zone (sacred or white) elephant Toung Taloang, which we now own from the estate of Htaw Yoe Baw, who is dead, we having sworn him beforo God and under the Boe treo, he promised that he will take him straightly to his master to love and protect him from misery ; If not he knows that the sin cannot escapo hell. We have got from Millikin master rupees 1.1,000 to repair our God's images. We write and give this document with our own free will aud consent." The Glory of Woman by the Found. From the New York Graphic, The most expensive kind of false hair is natural silver white. It is worth 818 or J20 an ounce, more than its weight in gold. Bleached white hair is worth only S3 an ounce. Natural hair of ordinary shades is worth from So to S20 a pound, except the hair collected bv ragpickers, which brings only from SI to S3. The value of different colors of hair depends ou the fashion. Yellow hair, not golden, Is almost useless. The Philadelphia Canoe Club. The Philadelphia Canoe Club will hold its annual meeting In the committee room of Association Hall to - morrow evening. During last summer the club was a very active organization, many of its members making cruises. In order to further advance canoeing In this city, to discuss all mutters relating to it and to Increase the membership of tho club all canoeists, whether members or not, are Invited to attend. Gone, Hut Unforgotten. There was a glass front in Keeney's saloon, at Germantown road and GIrard avenue, until early yesterday morning, when Michael Toner, of Front street, below Poplar, was refused a drink on credit. Michael went out and responded to the Indignity with a fusilade of half bricks, which did not leave a pane In the windows. Michael was committed in default of SCO0 bail. A Very Unusual Family Group. From the Savannah News. Under the same root in Wilcox county lives the great - grandmother, grandmother, mother, daughter, granddaughter and great - granddaughter, and only four persons In the household. IN AND ABOUT CAMDEN. The Gloucester Water Works will to - day Anally test their new water - pipe syatme. A gospel temperance meeting was conducted by Mrs. Hall, In Heed's Hall, yesterday. On Thursday next Bishop Scarborough will make his annual visitation for confirmation at St. Paul's Church. The members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints held a lurge meeting yesterduy afternoon at Flat Iron Hall A thirteou - year - old eon of William IC. Burroughs, at Second and Main streets, Camden, fell into "Wood's Iry Bock at Cooper's Point yesterduy and was rescued by Police Oilleer Jacobs. A notice has been posted at the cotton factory at Mlllvllle stating that as a large number ot employes had offered to go to work the factory would resume operations this morning at the new rales. The machinery of Somplc's thread mills, at Mount Holly, over which there has been extensive litigation, was sold on Saturday afternoon and purchased by John Semple, the Judgment claimant, for $10,000. StBAWBBIUOE & Cl.OTHIF.B'S QUABTEEI.Y for spring Is out. Over 1,010 engravings, four pages of music: original articles bv such writers as Charles U. Leland, Helen Campbell, Eben nexiora, eic. r un instructions lor rearing aim worms. Price, Id cents, at all newsdealers. RHEA HOLDS A LEVEE. Chatting Pleasantly About Plays Facility With Which She Speaks English. Mile. Rhea had just removed her traveling wraps last night, and was twisting her luxuriant black hair into a coll that she pierced with a silver Javelin, when a stream of callers began pouring In. " Ab," she said, " I so like to receive my friends at home," and, judging from the pleasant way in which she chatted with her visitors, she spoke truthfully. "At night," she continued, "I see thousands of friends at the theatre, but there I am on exhibition and the footlights separate an actress from those before her much more than non - professional people suppose. In my own parlorl am more like what I wish to appear." Since her last visit to Philadelphia Mile. Khea has lost much of her French accent and she now speaks English almost perfectly, and the trace of her native pronunciation that remains is quaint, pretty and musical. Around her were grouped a score of actors, managers, reporters and friends In private lue, and she gossiped with them on any number of topics. This is a fair sample of the way her tongue moved in response to ques tions that were put to her: "Ah, so much rain I begin to fear that we will have no spring this year," and she rolled her eyes in a pathetic, last - act - of - Camllle way. Then, turning to another questioner: "Certainly, I have seen Miss Terry, and is she not a charming actress?" Her hear ers bowed in acquiescence. Then she drifted to Henry Irving and praised in unstinted terms his ability as a stage manager and tho artistic taste be displays in arranging the beautiful stage pic tures that make his theatrical productions so eflective. KIND WORDS FOR MAHT ANDERSON. "Iam afraid," she remarked, after a burst of enthusiasm, "that the people of this country, quick as they are to appreciate excellence in play ing, do not clearly understand the merits of Mary Anderson. I know Sarah Bernhardt intimately, She is a great actress and a strong favorito abroad. The average theatre - goer will say that Camille is her strongest characterization. I do not think it is. Her conception of tho part differs from mine, although I must admit that Camille has never been a favorito character of mine. Women, however, love to cry over Camille'a woes and managers Insist upon its production. It is undoubtedly one of the most pop ular emotional plays of its school. I like ' Adilcnno ' much better. Indeed, I may iu time like ' Frott Erou' as well as either of the other plays I have spoken of." Here some one asked her whether she did not find It very difficult to study plays in English after having appeared in the French versions. "Very," she replied; "but tho work is not so difficult since I have begun to appreciate the various shades of meaning of many English words. Even now I find that it takes me about three times as long to study an English part as it docs tocommlt French lines to memory." A theatrical manager, who had up to this point been silently sucking the beaten silver head of his bamboo cane, felt, that he should add his mite to the general conversation and inquired: " Mamzell, how do you like Philadelphia?" The actress smiled at the manager's prehistoric query and answered: "It Is one of my favorite cities. In it 1 have many warm personal friends, who when I came a stranger gave me a generous welcome." These sentiments satisfied tho manager, who nodded, returned the silver cane - head to his mouth and said nothing more. SHE I.IKES AMERICA. Mile. Khea was iu a talkative mood and she rattled ou unceasingly. She told in un exceedingly grnphio way tho story of tho Czar of Rus sia's" assassination, which occurred while sho was playing in St. Petersburg. ' Sho likes Russia, but fears Nihilism. In referring to this country she went off In this style: "While I was in Russia I was happy, but I did not then know how much better and sweeter life is in this grand, beautiful America." She dislikes Canada and is enraptured with New Orleans, where she says she saw negro children chattering French as glibly as Parisians. She complimented the taste Ameri can women displayed In dress and declared that in no part of Europe are pretty women as com mon as in this country. At ten o'clock the levee came to an end and the vivacipus actress said good night to her visitors. TIIIIiD STREET CHAT. The Meaning of the Present Demand for Good Kailroad Bonds. About thirty thousand more shares of stocks changed hands last week than during the week preceding, yet there was little, if any, moro real business done in the market. The swappin among the traders was a little more active, and that Is about all that it amounted to. 1 he com mission houses are doing practically nothing in stocks, but it is a noticeable tact that the market for the better class of railway bonds is much more active than it was some months ago, and the pop ularity of this class of securities appears to be consiantly increasing. As bonds are a com mod - Uy which tho shilling - chasers rarely, if ever, trade in and as these securities are gradually be coming scarcer and higher, the inference is nat ural that they are being bought for investment. This conclusion is supported by the testimony of many brokers, through whom the purchases aro made. While it Is not true that business men, as a class, are coming into the street, as they did two or three years ago, to Invest their sur plus profits for tho reason that they have not the same surplus profits to Invest It is said to bo true that many capitalists who cannot readily find a paying market for their money are Investing in railroad bonds that will bear investigation instead of in the stocks of embryo, half - built or superfluous railroads or speculative construction companies, as they were wont to do before the experience of the last two years taught them that that sort of thing, though well calculated to keep up tho circulation of the blood, was wearingon the system and ruinous to the pocket. There is not near so much fun in buying a sure 6 per cent, bond, which may not fluctuate 1 per cent, in a year, as there Is In handling a fancy stock that Jumps up So one day and falls down J10 the Dext, but Is much better for the digestion and not so dangerous to the future welfare of the wile and children. During the last two years some men with money have discovered this great truth and are guiding their financial operations by tho light of it. No doubt this state of affairs Is very vexatious to Mr. Gould and other great men, who have their tin boxes full of stocks that they have been vainly trying to sell for somo months, but the longer those stocks stay in the great men's tin boxes the better It will be for the public. A story was buzzed all over the street last week to tho effect that Ex - Prcsldent J. W. Jones was selling Buffalo common. This report Mr. Jones denied with an energy and directness that left no room to doubt that the story was a lie. Mr. Jones says he has not sold any Buffalo common for two years. It Is a safe bet that he wishes ho had. Not that we have anything to say against Buffalo, but what a pot of money he could have mado by selling it, say at 20 aud buying It back at T The advanco In government bonds last week ranged from to per cent., the latter in the 4 per cents, which sold up to 12 - IJjj for tho coupons. The rise was due to an active demand from institutions, and It is estimated that over $10,000,000 of governments changed hands in New York during the week. The Beauty of tho Frellnghuysen Family, Washington Dispatch in the New York Journal. Ono interesting feature of Mrs. McElroy's reception to - day was the number of beautiful young ladies in the receiving line. Miss McElroy headed the list. The others were Miss Tillie Fre - linghiiysen. Miss Kittle Sharpe, of Kingston, New York; Miss Mellon, Miss Bell, Philadelphia, and Miss Morgan, Now York, Miss McElroy is scarcely eighteen years old. She has a lithe, graceful figure and is said to be very fond of tally. Miss Tillie Frellnghnyson is nearly as tall as her mother. She has a very artistic way of pouring tea. In holding the urn she displays to the best advantage her well - rounded arms. Tea from Miss Frelinghuysen's hands has an exhilarating eltect on tho gentlemen. Miss Frelinghuysen's regular Wednesday ufternoon teas aro always crowded. Miss Tillio is regarded as tho beauty of tho lamlly. Amusements This Week. Khea opens in a new play, "A Terrible Woman," at the ChcstmH Street Theatre this evening. " Youth" Is to be revived at the Walnut and "Falka" continues at Haverly's. "Vim" returns to the Arch and "Lights o' London" to tho National, Joe Emmet appears in "Fritz In Ireland" at the Chestnut Street Opera House. " Ranch 10" at tho Arch Streot Opera Houso continues this evening and will be succeeded tomorrow evening by "The Kentucky Belle." "Fraud and Its Victims" Is the attraction at the liijou. The Central has Charles A. Gardner nnd Pattl Rosa in " Karl, the Peddler," and the Club has a long variety programme. Ilerr Haag returns to the Dime Museum. The Tlinrsby Concert In the Star Course is announced for this evening at the Academy and Mr. French's lecture on "Beneath the Hlmalyas" for'l'hursduy evening. Wages Now Faid to Chicago Artisans. From the Chicago Times. Below will be found a few of the figures given In some of the leading trades, representing the wages paid per day for male artisans: Agricultural Implements, 81.50 to ;"3; bakeries, 81.50 to S3 ; boots and shoes, 81 to 82.50 ; breweries, 81.50 to $2.50; brkkmakcrs, 8150 to S!.50; carpenters, 82.50 to S3; carriages nnd wagons, 81.50 to 83; cigars, 82.50 to 33; clothing, 31 to 83; confectioners, 81.25 to 82.50; distillers, 81.50 to $3; dressmakers, 81.50 to 83; dry goods, 81.25 to Jil; furniture, 81.25 to 83.50; hotels, 81.50 to S3; Iron works, 81.50 to S3; laundries, 81.25 to?2; lum her yards, 81.50 to $1.75; machinists, 82.25 to $1; painters, 82 to S3; planing mills, S1.75 to 82 ; plasterers, 2 to 81; plumbers, 83 to 83.50; printers, 82 to83; sewer - builders, $2.50 to 85; soap factories, 82 to S3; tanners, $1.25 to 82; upholsterers, 83, and warehouses, 81.75 to 82.25, Make no mistake; the Rnfcst,snrest remedy for constipation is Allen's Bilious Physic, 25 cts. As TUB Liver is Kasily Disordered nnd a great deal of Bilious Distress apt to prevail during the spring, Dr. Jayne's Sanative Pills are of seasonable elllcany, as they restore the Liver to healthy action and remove all Biliousness, MARRIED. OETTZ FP.FJ?. On the - JOth of March, 1884, by the Rev. M, A. K. Francis, at the residence of the bride's parents. Upper Darby. Delaware county, Pa., Mr. L Luther Oettz to Miss Pheue A. Free UIf,I.IARDBUCKVALD. - John B. GHllard, M. D., to Emilie Buck wald. of Prussia, Germany, on the 10th of Murch lKi4. this city, by Itev. Joseph A. tieiss, D. D., pastor C'hnrchof Holy Communion. NAVE McCAHAN. In West Philadelphia. Starch 20. at the residence ot Mr. William J, MeLalmn, Alexander Nave aud Airnes . McC'ahau. CHUtiLKY VIVIAX. - On the anth of March, at G15 Richmond street, by itev. C. W. IJicklev, Mr. William 11. Quizley and Miss Phiieni E. Vivian, all of this ciiv. SWAIN SAXSllbltY. - On Thursday. March 20. 1884, bv the Kev. Charles U. Tucker. Thomas Reed Sw - ain and failu Marie, daughter of tue late Matthew D. Sansbury, Esq.,ol Philadelphia. DIED. BLAND. On the 21st instant. J. Morgan Bland, son of Rebecca Ingram and the lute John O. Bland, aged 29 years. Funeral on Monday at 2 o'clock, from his parent's residence, 3425 Warren stfpet. DITTIK. On the 21st instant. John B.. eldest son of James and Muraret fliuie, aaed 25 years. Funeral on Tuesday at 1 o'clock, from bis parents' residence, 1945 Amber street. HOOVEH. On March 21. Eddie, twin son of Henry and Elizabeth Hoover, in the4tb year of his ae. Funeral on Monday at 3 o'clock, from his pareuts' residence, 013 Watklns street. I.AZAltUS. On Friday, 21st instant. Anna M., wife of M. Lazarus. Funeral from her late residence. No. 325 Xort li Filth street, on Mondav at 2 o'clock. THAYER. - On the morning of the 22d int., Martha Russell Thayer, daughter of teophiu Dallas Watmough and M. Russell Thayer. The friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral at Christ Church Chapel, l'ine street, above Nineteenth, on Tnesdav, March 25, at 1.30 P. M. precisely. Interment at Wt. James the Less. Special sloticcs. rt. TO THE SIIAKEHOLDEKS OF t - - i THE PKNSYLVAN1A RAILROAD COMPANY. PuiLADKLPniA, March 14, 1884. The Committee appointed by the Chairman In pursuance of the resolution adopted at the annual meeting of the shareholders ol the Pennsylvania ltailroud Company, held March 11.1SH4. alter conferring with Ihe l'resideut. and in view of the unanimous approval by the shareholder at said meeling ot the satislantory results of the management of the past year, have nominated all the present members ot the Board for re - election: (iUSTAVUS RKMAIC, Chairman, THOMAS (I. HOOD, HHNKY NORMS. Joseph PA TTKItsox, V Committee. tl 1". A K l yKM 11KK1 on, JOHN F. SMITH, I. V. WILLIAMSON. The Committee therefore recommend the following (Jeorge B. Itoberts, W'istar Morris, Alexander M. Fox, Alexander liiddle, N. Parker isimrtridge, Henry M. Phillips, D. B. Cummins, Henry D. Wslsh, John Prlee V.'etlierill, William L. Klkius, William Thaw, IL H. Hou "oO, A. J. Cassatt. ft - s. NOTICE TO STOCKHOLDERS. LK - A The annual meeting of the stockholders of the PHILAPKIiE'HI A ANI IOXU BRANCH KAIJ - ItOAD COMPANY Will be hold fit the ofliceof tho West Jersey Railroad Company in the city ot Camden, N. 3.. on MON DAY, April 7, 1H84. at 11 o'clock A. M. Klection for thirteen directors same dnvand place. JAM KS R. McCLUKK, Secretary. rrS OFFICE OF THE PENNSYLVANIA P.AILROAD COMPANY. Philaoklfhia, March 12, 1884. The Annual Election tor Directors of this Com nam, to serve lor the ensuine year, will bo held onTUKS - DAY, March '25, 1SS4, at the General (MHce, No. T.i.i Mouth FOURTH .street, Philadelphia. Pa., between the hours ot 10 o'clock A. M. and 0 o'clock P. M. JOHN C. 8IMS. Jr., Secretary. 1USINE$3 WANTED ANY PARTY DE - SIRING to have their business represented in Providence. R. I., by a gentleman Ions a resident ana who has a large nennaiutance with its merchants and manufacturers will please address C. J. WHKKLEU, Providence, R. I. ANTED FOR THE SOUTHERN Trade, a first - claas man to handle a line of Chamber suites from Boston on commission. .First - class trade only is sought. Address Box BOSTON M ass. TfiOH SALE. TIIE SUBSCRIBER OFFERS J - lor sale, altogether or subdivided, the Country Seiit and Tract or L - and, hue of M. BALDWIN. Ksij., de - cased, coiitaiiiniK Sli acres, at WisSONOMlNti STATION, iu the Twenty - third Ward of the Citv of Philadelphia. This Property lies on the Delaware River, on which it has a front of about 1.401 feet, propevlv whart'ed. The line of the Pennsylvania Railroad from Philadelphia to New York leads through the property, dividing it nearly In the middle, and WissonointtiK Station, at which the way trains stop, is located on the property. The improvements are a targe and well - constructed Mansion, with extensive Green - houses of the best construction : Barn and Stabilriir; also, three well - built and productive Tenant Houses. This properly, lying near to Bridesbiirg and Prankford and but a few miles irom the business centre ot the citv, witli its facilities for transportation by the river and rallroud, possesses exceptional advantages both for residence aud as a site lor manufacturing. Price and wrmsof payment madp known on application to J. ft. TOWNSKXD, Executor of M. V. Baldwin, deceased, 70 WALNUT Street. r ARGE FRONT ROOM FOR GENTLE - l J MAN. with board, IH'SI CHESTNUT. 0CS. T A DIES, YHY SUFFER FROM YOUR J - J PKKT? No occasion. At' WEST'S Family Shoe Store, 234 South KLKVKNTH Street, you have a sure guarantee of ease and comfort. Cut this out. rpHE FIDELITY INSURANCE, TRUST JL AND SAFE DEPOSIT COMPANY, OP PJ1ILADKLPHIA, NEW MARBLE KIRK - PROOF BUILDING, Nos. 325 - ;j;n chkstnut street. CHARTER PERPETUAL. Capital S2.0OO.0O0 blirplus 1.0O0.000 My'i tti l 1 i'loanu VAi.i Aitl.KSofeverv description, Including HmtriA and Stocks, Plate, Jewelry, P'eds, Arc, Lirvcrii nil OiVJt - ik - pillS, un apfumi yuuiuiHUf, iu my low esl rates. Vault doors guarded by the Yale and Hall - Time Locks. Tho Conipanv also RENTS SAFES INSIDE ITS BURGLAR - PROOF VAULTS at prices vnrvhijy from S15 to ST"), according to size. An extra size for Corpora tions and Rankers. Also desirable safrs in upper vault fur 10. Rooms and desks adjouuus vaults provided for ouie - nemers. Deposits ot money received on Interest. Income collected and remitted for a moderate charge. TOR and GUA RD1AN, ai id R IX 'E I V ES A N I ' EXECUTES TRUSTS of every description from the Courts, corporations and individuals. ALL TRUST FUNDS AND INVESTMENTS arc kept separate and apart from the assets. of the Company. As additional security the Companv have a Snecial Trust Capital of S1.OUO.000 primarily responsible for its Trust obligations. ills rt'ceipted tor and safelv kept without charge. STEPHEN A. CALDWELf., President. JOHN It. GEHT. Vice President and in clmrire of (lie Trust Department. jtuiiiui r ia t'Ti'iusuN, Treasurer and secretary. It. L. WRIGHT, Jn.. Assistant Secretary. DIRECTORS: fi. A. CALDWELL, JOHN B. GEST, EDWARD W. CLARK, EDWARD T. STEEL. GEORGE F. TYLER, THOMAS DRAKE. HENRY C. GUiSON, THOMAS Mi KEAN, AVM. H. MERRICK, C. A. GRISCOM, JOHN C. BULLITT. rpHE PHILADELPHIA TRUST, X SAFE DEPOSIT AND INSURANCE CO. NEW EIRE AND BURGLAR - PROOF MAHBLE - l'KO.N f BJtlt - K m'ILIM - G, Nos - 413, 415 and 417 CHESTNUT STREET. CAPITAL ALL PAID UP - SUKKMHIO. rvwv nv(. - Miu in uui 1 - 1 iiti irjn ruim miki tnutT securities. Family Plate, Jewelry and other valuables. umuT special guuraniee, ai me lowest rail's. The Company oilers for rent, at rates varvinjr from SIO to S75 per annum the renter alone holding the key - small Sales in the Burglar - proof Vaults. Deposits of WILLS received upon Lhe Company's Cer - tltliate, WITHOUT CHARGE. The Conipanv Ls by law empowered to act as EXEf 'TJ - TORS, ADMINISTRATOR, TRUSTEE, GUARDIAN, ASSIGNEE, RECEIVER or COMMITTEE. MONEY RECEIVED ON DEPOSIT AND INTER EST ALLOWED. All Trust investments are keDt seuarate aud anart from the Company ' assets. DIRECTORS. J. Livingston Erringer, Hon. Wm. A. Porter, K. P. McCullagh, Edward S. Handy, James 1.. Claghorn, Alexander Ilrown, Benjamin II. Comegys, James M. Aertson, Augustus Heaton, Daniel B. Cummin Daniel Haddock, Jr., William S.Grant, Edw. Y. Townsend, Charles D. Reed. OFFICERS : President - .?. LIVINGSTON ERR TNG ER. VlcePresident - EDWARD S. HANDY. Secretary and Treawer - WlLLIAM L. DUBOIS. EXECUTIVE OFFICES OF THE BANKERS AND MERCHANTS' TELEGRAPH COM - PANY.No.lS7 BROADWAY. New York. March 19. 1884. At a meetine of the Board of Directors held this dav. the lollowing Resolution was adopted: "RKsor.VKD, That a million dollars of thecapital stock of this Company (making a total issneot three million dollars) be issued, and that stockholders of record Auril IS. 1SH4. shall have the orivileLre ot tukinir thpsiinip at fiar In cah, in the proportion of one share of the new ssue for every two shares then held by them respectively, iiayim - nt to be made and stock delivered on Monday, April 21, 1S84, on which day the option to (subscribe shall expire. The transfer books shall be closed from A nr I 10 to April '21, inclusive." Stockholders desirous ot avalllne themselves of the nrivitece of subscription will oblige the Treasurer bv so notifying him on or before April It). j. j, i ak;, secretary. rpo INVESTOKS - SIX PER CENT. NET. First mortgages of various amounts are offered Tot principal and accrued interest, viz. : o.u v aiue oi reai esiaie security..,, 'i,'jm) HOO Value of real entate security ;t,7uo 1,100 Value of real estate security 4.000 1.200 Value of real estate security 3.0O0 1,0(H - Valueof real estate security (S.000 ii.ooo - Value of real estate securitv 7.HOO S.'iOO - Value of real estate security 12,000 4.i00 Value of reul estate security Kt.HOO 32.000 Value of real estate security 52.000 Principal and prompt payment of Interest (semi - an - nnal) are guaranteed by the LOMBARD 1NVEST - M ENT CO. ( Value ot Ouarantv, $426,000. ) Apply to 1IOSEA S. BALOLU, nt tho law office of Wm. McGeorgo, Jr.,F!s(i., .'12 K. Third street. Oilice hours, 2 to 3. XT&'City references on application. iximvn J - i B A X K K I tS' AND M E ItC H A N TS' TELE GRAPH COMPANY, NO. 187 BROADWAY, NEW YORK, MARCH I. IHH4. The Annual Meeting of the Stockholders ot the BAN KK RS AND MERCHANTS' TELEGRAPH COMPANY will he held at the Executive Oflices ot the Conipanv, No. 187 BROADWA Y, New York citv, on ERIDA Y, April 4, at 12 M., for the election of Directors and the transaction ol mieb other business as may come before the meeting. The Transfer Books will be closed ten days prior to the annual election. J. G. CASE, mecre i a ry . BROWN BROS. & CO., VOt) CHKSTNUT KTH RET, JiUY AJNX) SKI,, 1U1.I.H OF HXCilANGB On all purt of Kiudpo. COMMEHCIAI. AND TRAVELERS' CREDITS Awrilable !n all part ot tiie World. MARIS & SMITH, BANKERS AND BltOKEUS, 20 H. THIRD St.. Buv and .sell Klucks. Bumta aud oilier netfotiublu seeu - ritles on commlAsion. Special attention Riven to Investment orders. Crude oil Pine Line certitlcaten nought and Kolil. JJ K. JAMISON & CO., BANKERS, THIRD AND CHKHTNUT STREET PHILADELPHIA. MEM REUS NEW YORK AND PHILADELPHIA STUCK EXCHANGES. Jimnscmtixts. ACADEMY OF MUSIC STAR COURSE. T. B. PUOH Lessee and Manager "rimuiauiiai t taneeri Desms ai a. - THE STAR COUKSE This Monday Evening, Mareh 24, TI1URSP.V (iKANU CONCKHT Miss EMMA C. THl'rwliY. Soprano: Mrs. BELLE COLE, Contralto: Mr. KUSSELL S. GLOVER. Tenor: Miss MAUOK MORGAN, Harp Soloist; Chevalier A - V - TOI XE uk KUNTbKI, Coon ilanlst to the Emperor ot uerwanr. Next Thursdav Evening. March 27, HAKI1Y W. FRENCH. GRAND ILLUSTRATED LECTURE. Subject: "Benpath the Himalavas." (Ninety Magnificent Colored Views.) March 31 Prof. Langlev. I April 3 Gilmore's Band. April 7 - JOIIN B. GOUiJH - " Peculiar People." POPULAR HlUCHS - aip ..flllc n,,H T.V Choice seats at KIscllKK'y, 1210 CHESTNUT Street. CHESTNUT STREET TH F.ATI?F I'hpi J Every Evening. Wednesday aud Saturday Matinees, c.irncu JMin.it ui .uue. RRR H II EKE A R R H HE AA RRR HHH KE A A R R H HE AAA K R H H EEK A A Supported by Sir. Wm. Hnrris and an excellent Company. jiiunwtj wiu j ur,iiav r.v auu eonesuay juaiiuee, A TElililliLE WOMAN. Wednesday tveuing and Salurday Matinee. CAMILLE. Thursday Evening FKOU - FROO. Friday and Saturday Evenings A DRIENNB. Next Week THE SILVER KINO. OPERA HOUSE - J. K. EMMET. JOS. K. EMMET IN FRITZ. Every Evening and Saturday Matinee. Farewell appearance this season of Mr. J. K. EMMET, Id his Popular Plav - entitled l'i'.ITZ IN IREl.ANTV Mr. EMMET in many new and favorite songs. Also iiHiuoiK - iiig ins ceiorau'ii 5i4.im:i uog, ltector. ' Next Week Mr. and Mrs. NAT V. GOODWIN. THOSE BELLS AND HOBBIES. Sale of seats tor the GOODWINS begins To - Morrov. II AGAR, CAMPBELL h CO S DIME MUSEUM. NINTH AND ARCH. THE WONDERFUL ELASTIC O O SKIN SKIU SKIN SKIN SKIN SKIN TIIE UNSOLVED MYSTERY OF NATURE. Pnysicians Puzzled and Unable to Explain. Human Being Covered with a Rubber skin. Adams Sisters. I Giant Bridal Couple. Human Dolls. Orchestra Miniature Players. JUi ilowen, Legless, vet Flock ol l i - amed Birds. Character sketches Possessing Feet. and oilier Novelties. Doors Open 1 to 10 P. M Last Show 10 P. M ST ATIONAL. THEATRE. IO - .NIGHT. Tue only Theatre in the citv nlavim? all thelefutim stars and attractions at Popular prices. Reserved Orchestra Chairs Only SOc. ipieierreu urcnesira cnairs ,0c. EVERY EVENING AND MATINEES, SHOOK COLLIER'S LIGHTS O' LONDON, LIGHTS ()' I .ox lids Presented with an especially selected Company, under SHOOK mi.T.IER Union Square Theatre, New York, with all the Scenery, 1'roperties aud Mechanical Appliances as used at that MATINEE TO - MORROW. Secure your seats during the day. Box Oilice open 0 to 5. rpHE CLUB THEATRE, J - VINE STREET. BELOW EIGHTH. COMMENCING MARCH 24, 3 MATINEES 3 TUESDAY. THUltSDAY AND SATURDAY. MLLE. CENI, the Celebrated Biirlesnne Siar. Supported by FRAN K 1). F. DECKER, im me iiiiiniiaote minesqne. entitled TOURISTS IN A l'I:I.I.l V I'AI.AI'l' CAT?' On, THE DEACON'S DAUGHTER AND THE DUDE A!."R )K. New Scenerr. Pronertif nnrl "U"elnniol 1?(r,w.to EXTItA. - TllL'I'.SDAY E VKNI NG, March 27. Grand uunpnuicninry isoiietit to 11 A liRY 111' D WORTH. People's Prices, Ifi, 25, 50 and 75c. ALNUT STREET THEATRE. EVERY EVENING AND WEDNESDAY U SATUKIIAY MATINEES, The Famous Military Drama, " YOUTH," with a Special Cost. Magnificent Scenery and Stirrini Kili - cls. . Next Monday FA1NY DAVENPORT in "FE - )A'i,A. sine ol sea now open. II AVLRLYS THEATRE 4th WEEK ftp Fu.ic, liKOAii si'ltilKt, opposite Academy nf Music. FOURTH WEEK AND CONTINUED SUCCESS OF TIIK McCATjrX OPERA Ctl.MIQ.UE COMPANY', Iu the Greatest Success ol the Season, FALKA. SATURDAY' FOURTH FALKA MATINEE. General Admission, 50c. Branch Ticket Oilice. 1228 CHESTNUT Street. ARCH ST. THEATRE BURGESS. A WEEK OF LAUGHTER ! Every Evening, Matinees Wednesday and - Sattirday. Wednesday Matinee, Reserved seats, 50 Cts. NEIL BURGESS, In the Funniest Coniedv ot Modern Times, VIM. March 31 sparks Co. Bunch of Keys. EW ARCH STREET OPERA HOUSE. LAST NIOnT Tuesday Night, March 2", Kentucky Jiellc. Kentucky Belle. Kentucky Belle. Kentucky Belle. Last Perl'ormance RANCH HI. RANCH 10. RANCH 10. RANCH 10. A GOOD RESERVED SKAT, 50c. CARNCROSS' 11th ST. OPERA HOUSE Tremendous Success of our CARNCROSS' BROAD STREET STATION. CA UNCROSS' First Week of lMiinont's Burlesque, MINSTRKLS. EXCELSIOR, witli its MINSTRELS. BEAUTIFUL BLONDE BALLET. "OIJOU THEATRE EIGHTH, A B. RACE. Matinees. irchestra or Balcony Cliaiis, 25c. bijou Ibis Alternoon and Evening, BIJOU The Inunpp.se Success, BIJOU FRAUD AND ITS VICllMS. BIJOU Miss Ilinton, Mr. Gnllitli. Mr. Herman. IHJOU Evening, Orchestra Circle. 25c: Orchestra, 50c. "VTEW CENTRAL THEATRE. - i. 1 EVERY EVENING AT ft. The German Comedian, Charles A. Gardner. Patll Rosa and lull Dramatic Company, in the now Comedy uiuma, ciiitiieu, aaiti,, inr. i jihii...'. TWE WELL SPENT. A YTKIT TOTITF X Great EUROPEAN MUSEUM, 708 CHKSTNUT Btreet. will givo a better insight into the mysteries ana mecnanisiii oi onr structure tban years ot reatliiiK. Open from 8 A. M. till 10 P. AI., lor aeatlemeu only. Admission, 50 ceuts. N EW YORK AMUSEMENTS. THIS (MONDAY) EVENING: FOURTEENTH ST. - Mit. Edwin Roots. NIBLO'S Otll'MKUS AN P EtrilVDIUE. DALY'S Rko Lkttkh Niohts. WALLACK'S - Lady Claue. Fl FTH AVE. - Cox fusion. MADISON SOU A III1' At.I'INK Roses. UNION SQUARE Separation. ACADEMY OF THE FINE ARTS. Every THURSDAY AFTERNOON at 3o'clocka grand promenade Concert in the Exhibition Galleries by the OEKMAJSIA ORCHESTRA. Clias. M. Sclimitz, Conductor. WHISTLER, March 29 "ARRANGEMENT IN YELLOW AND WHITE.'' Dissolution OFco?AT:T3na;slim The firm of GRANT, FAIREs A ROIlGERS is dissolved, James Grant and William .1. Fades rctinnsr. The business will be litjukiated and eon'inuod by .Mary J. Rodders and Alex, lackey. Pliila., March 21, 1SS4. jUxctioit Sales. QAMUEL HUNTING'S SONS & CO., AUC - O TIONKERS. WaU aud U28 MARKET Street. TUESDAY. MARCH 25. AT 10 O'CLOCK, ON FOUR MONTHS' CREDIT, IMPORTANT AND PEREMPTORY SALE BOOTS, SHOES. BltOGANS, Ac. TUESDAY, MARCH 23. AT 10 O'CLOCK, ON FOUR MONTHS' I'll EDIT, ATTRACTIVE SALE DRESS STLKS. RIBBONS, M iLl.I N EliY VELVETS. FEATHERS, CRAPES, SHAWLS, &c. Includiug 400 PIECES DRESS SILKS, By order of two hnportimr houses. 50 pieces Velveteen and Velvets, AU - Woul Black Cash - mere and Broclie shawls. JIRE - ESCAPES ERECTED BT JAMES P. WOOD CO., Sn SOUTH FOURTH STREET; OLD GOLD, SILVER, TLA TIN U.M Bought; Jewelry. Silverware. Watches, Teeth - plates, small or lame lots, broken or damaged. J. L. CLARK, Rellner, S23 FILBERT St., Pliila. AFTER ALL OTHERS FAIL CONSULT Dr. LOJ1B, 32!) North FIFTEENTH Street, below Callowhill street. Cures all Secret Diseases of both sexes. Hours. 11 till 2 and 7 to 10 P. M. CAST - OFF CLOTHING BOUGHT FAIR price paid. Call or address Mr.or Mrs. WALLACE, 410 South SEVENTEENTH street, corner Addison. T0TICE. DRS. LAGRANGE AND JOR - - i - l DAN wish It to be distinctly understood that lor the future no patients can be seen nt their ofllces excepting at the prescribed - hours, namely, irom 10 A. M. until 1 P. M. and from 0 P. M. until 8 P. M. 102a FILBERT Street. Philadelphia. AGOODRICII.ATTY - AT - LAV,124DEAR - BO UN St.,Ohicu.!fO. Artvlcc free. 1 Hy'rscx perienca Contidentialbusiiiesale.callrlattpiidedtowilliout publicity ICONOMY IN THE GARDEN. THE best seeds at the lowest prices. Catalogues free. HENRY A. DREER. 714 CIlEVi'NUTStreet. jfiauos awl vgaws. BUY THE "ALBKECHT," IF you want the best and cheapest Piano. Large Stock to select from. ALHREOHT CO.. OKI ARCH St. gailtxiarts. "TirEST JERSEY RAILROAD. TV ON AND AFTER FKI1RUA R Y 25. IRS J. Trains leave MARKET sthket flillllY as follows: FOR CAPE MAY. Express, on week days, U.OU A. M. On Saturndays only, B.60 p. M. Accommodation, week davs, ft.10 P. M. On Sunday, 3 A.M. FOR ATLANTIC CITY. Express, on week days, S.40 A. M. and 4 P. M. f Parlor Car on Saturday. ) On Sunday, H.:o A. M. Parlor Car. Express for SEA 181,18 CITY. 0.00 A. M. Accommodation, 3.10 P. M. On Saturday only, b',60 P. M, Ou Sunday, HA. M. For Forest Grove, rieasanlville and Intermediate station,,. H.40 A. M.. ii.JO P. M. On SUUdav. S ill) A. M. Forsomers' Point and May's Landing, H.40A.M. and 4.oo r. ai. on sunaay, s.;hi a. at. For Vinelnnd and Millville, 8.00 and 8.00 A. M.. 3.10 nnd 5.40 P. M. On Sunday, 8 A. M. For Swedesboro, 8.10 A. Ai.,3.40 and 5.10 P.M. Oa Sunday. 0.15 p. M. For liridgeion, s and 11.00 A. M S.ilO and 5.40 P. M. For Balem, via OlusslKiro, 800 A. M. and 8.HO P. tit via Swedesboro, 8.10 A. M., 1.30, 11.40 and 0.40 P. M On Sundays, 6.15 1. M. For Port Norria, S.OO A. M. nnd 3.30 P. M. For Woodburv, ft 10. 8,oo, 8.10, B .'IO. 11.40 A. St., 1.1)0, 3.10, 3.40, 4.30, 6.20, 5.40 0.30, 0.15 and 1 1.30 P. M. On Sundav. h A. M.. 12.30. 5. 15 and 0.30 P. M. For Delaw are River Railroad, 8.00 and 11.40 A. M, and 3.10 and 0.40 F - M. unuuuaay, .ou a. iu. auu ft 15 p. M. JOS, CRAWFORD, 3, R. WOOD, biiDerimeuueub ucugrai rusueuver akcih. Monday: cloudy and rainy and slightly cooler. If Black Silks are renowned, in the sense .of greatness, it is because certain men who have devoted their lives to their production, have gone to the bottom of the delicate problems that attend their making. How many - thousand threads? How to maintain strength? How impart the rich color, yet not affect the vitality of the fabric? The weave and finish involved many points these men have finally compassed, and while they hold their secrets we sell their goods. They dare not fall back in quality one iota. Their reputation has been too dearly earned. Can we any better afford to guarantee a Silk that is doubtful? We've trusted such names as Bonnet, Guinet and Tappis - sier, and trust them to - day. The prices we are able to put on famous makes might well arouse a suspicion, did we not know our men as well as we trust you know us, and so our guarantee holds good, even at the lower prices. We have made arrano - emerifq with one of the leading Black bilk manufacturers ot Lyons, that enable us to offer his froods at a lower figure than has yet been reached at retail for the nnnlirv that is offered in this remarkable lot. They are all 24. inches in width. No. 1, S1.75. No. 2, 82.00. No. 3. S2.25. No. 4, $2.50. No. 5, S2.73. Each dress lrom these goods is guaranteed to trive good, honest service. 50 pieces 20 - lm h Black Surah, well bound in tha weave, will not slip on the seams, at S1.00. The best value we have yet seen is here in Black Gro - Grain Silks, !! - Inches wide, &1 .00. Black Sa'.iu Rhadamcs in ail the best weaves, 20 - inch, S1.00. 22 - inch, S1.25. 22 - lnch, $1.00. 21 - Inch, If 1.75. 24 - iucb, S2.00. John Wanamaker. Spring Silks grading up, as you will, plain, modest, neat, pretty, attractive, roseate, captivating, brilliant, gorgeous, scintillating, bewildering and indescribable in their magnificence ! The Twilled Foulards are the latest "catch." A Summer Silk, the twill giving strength, or you may call it a "Surah" if you prefer, and indeed pay a dollar elsewhere for the same goods in a lesser choice of styles. These we can sell for 6 sc. in dark and 75 in liq - hter shades new, pretty figures : Trefoil rinrs interlocked. Oblonss, .shaded. Triamrular figures, shaded. A remarkable Summer Silk for 50c. a yard : Garnet, srold and black, in hair lines that blend beau tifully to the eye. Rich bronzl effects. Bright Threads that form pin - head dols at Hie inter sections and mnmte checks between. Stripes that form a changeable elTect, etc. John Wanamaker. These are specimen gatherings up to Saturday evening of our All - Wool French Fabrics in Spring and Summer Weights. Our objective point in this de partment is to offer the largest assortment of strictly new and desirable Dress .Fabrics that can be found in this country. French Corday at 75, 8 "Sc., SI and SI. 25. French Poplins, 70, SOc, SI and SI. 20. French Tricot, 70c., 81, SI. 10. 81.23, $1.35. French Satin Solid. 70. 80c $1. French Tall'eta Laine, 70, 80c., SI. French Satm Sicba, SI. French Armures, SI. I'rench Diagonals, SI. 25 to 32. French Shooda, 40, 00, 00, 70c, ?1 and SI. 25. French Albatross, 37Mj, 50, 05, 70c. and SI. French Cashmeres. 50, 00, 70. SOc. and SL French Nun's Veiling, 00, 70, 85c, SI and SI. 25. The above are in all the new spring shades, and the charm of freshness is only equaled by that of their remarkable cheapness. French Beiges 50c, 65c. 73c and SI. These are lit thirteen mi.xlures. French Popliuette Reiire, a new fabric this season that ladles will be interested in examining ; 90c. and SI. French Melange in nine new mixtures at 70c. French Fil a ill lu all the new mixtures; 00c, 70c. and SI. Y ohn Wanamaker. We ask special attention to two qualities of zephyr weieht Dress Cloths which we have se cured through a conjunction of circumstances that bnn? it to you at less prices than like qualities of these oocls have ever been offered : 50 - inch Press Cloths, in all the new shades, embracing 26 colors, at 75c, against a prevailing price of SI. 50 - inch Dress Cloths In 33 shades, InchidinR all tho new ones, at SI per yard, 5'oti will And It at 81.20 and $1.50 elsewhere. . French All - wool Oebelge, In all those deslrahle shades of Gray now so much sought after, at GOc, usually 75c. 43 - inoh French Albatross you may ask for any shade at 50c; iulieu ot 05c. 44 - lnch half Wool Checks. 30c; are fetching elsewl,er 37ijC Oermait Plaids, In entirely new colorings, 25c; pre vaiiinff price, 31c Oerman Plaids, 1214c; usually 1 Sc. German Stripes, 10c; elsewhere 12VjC John Wanamaker. Chestnut. Thirteenth and Market streets nud Cny - llull square SL'tpal polices. astate of peter c. lannon, de - 1A CEASF.D. Letters teslamenlary 011 the above es tate Imvlnit been wranted to the midersiiriied. all persons indebted to t lie said estate are requested to make payment and thoo having claims to present the mime, without delay, to UPWARD I.'. LANNON, Executor, 1100 th'jai 1 sun St., or to ins attorney, William HARRITY. 227 South SIXTH St. Tetters testamentary on the J estateof Rev. MICHAF.L F. MARTIN, Deceased, having been granted to the 1 nderslKiied. all persons indebted to said estaui aro requested to make payment and those navinsc claims 10 present tue same wiinoiu delay to .; )HS 1I. C0LAUAN,524 WALNUT StreeL

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