Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune, April 29, 1876, Page 7

Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune dated April 29, 1876 Page 7
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SMALL-POX. tfliatlff Known of the Early His- tory of tho Disease. ltd Ravages in England and Other OomT tries—Discovery of Inoculation. Jcnneris Introduction of Taednat!on«~ ltd Effect In Redncloff Mortality. Small-pox I Wbat is it ? What Is Its history ? Whore did it come from ? It la defined as a •* Contagious febrile disease, in wbich on tbe ■kin (and often on the mucous membrane) small pnstulos are formed which contain the contagion with its material." The first accounts of this disease or what is ■apposed to bo tbe disease date back to tboae times when tbo history of medicine is unrelia ble, and la covered with myth and uncertainty. Many writers say it was known before tbe Chris tian ora, and spoken of by liarpccrates and Herodotus. Bat in this, of course, as in many other questions that concern ancient medicine, a lively imagination is required. Other writers with equally reliable information think It found its origin In Arabia in tbe timo of Mabomot, and was the result or tbe outgrowth of tbe plague. Others think it flier observed in France or Spain, at. tho cud of tbe fifth century. Gregory of Tours reports a disease something similar to nmali-pox. The Arabs speak of it in 022 A. D. Rhatez spoke .of it, bat classified U with measles. It is certain, howev er, that slnoo tba thirteenth century It has been well known In the Fast, and produced fearful ravages. THE FIRST rUTStOIAN known (o have written on small-pox was Aaron of. Syria, Other writers of a later date speak of its devastation throughout Eu rope. Asia, and Africa. From tho imperfect records at tho disposal of medical man and sci entists. it Is estimated that two centuries before Jcuucr’a time the mortality from small-pox atone was 600.000 souls yoirlv, or about oue-twonlioth of all deaths. In Loudon from 1667 to 1686, and from 1701 to 1712, seven and two-thirds of all deaths were from small-pox, and from 1731 to 1772 eight and ctghi-tonths of all deaths wore from this disease. In Sweden from 1771 to 1761 the mortality from this disease was one-twelfth of all deaths, and In Berlin from 1783 to 1707 ono-twallib of all deaths wore from this disease, and among cbitdieu it was notably high. In faot, the number of deaths is so high as re corded tbat to us at this day it seems almost in credible. In Stockholm, during an epidemic of tbo last century, out ot 800 sick children 270 died. The ravages of this disease continued to bs tho scourge of tba human race up to the time of Jouuot'e DISCOVERT OF VACCINATION, although modified in a certain degree by inocu lation. It is a well-known fact that small-pox ia muob milder, and is modified in ita course when introduced into the syutem through an abrasion of tbo skin than it introduced through tho lungs. This was discovered at au early date, and the idea was taken bold of and every efiort made to utilize U. By whom (bis fact nos first discovered and Introduced is not known. It was known and used in China and Media in early ftagos. In tbe year 1672 a Circassian woman brought the knowledge of Inoculation to Constantinople and from there Lady Montague brought it to England, where it was introduced and round favor, and many thousands were in oculated. Tbe disease produced by this process (inocu lation) was much milder in its form than un modified emall-poz. but aa capable of trauarmt ing the disease and reproducing it aa tbe un modified form. In this way the general aud reckless manner in which inoculation was done started now points of infection, and tho disease rapidly spread to those uot protected, aud re sulted ia a groat epidemic of smail-pox, wldo spicad and duvastatiug iu Its character, so much so that Parliament ranged an act in 1728 by which inoculation was prohibited; By Us use and the experiments mado Id other countries it again found favor, and was brought into general use until 1340, when it was again forbidden by law, under whose bon it has remained ever eiuco. in awuxls, a febrile eruption similar in nature to variola lo (be human species is known to exist. This is common especially in tbo bovine species, and is called the “ vaccine variola ” (on account of be ing observed mostly on oowa and on the udders). Dunug the latter part of the last century, Ed ward Jenner, ao English physician, made tue first observations, and was the first to investi gate this subject. Out of Uls observations and investigations be discovered and introduced vac cination. In 1776 bis attention was called to tbo disease by a milk-maid who bad an abrasion on U<u baud* tpd on whom (he characteristic diieaqe (vaccine disease) made its appearance, from th'S caap be followed op bis observations, and in 1767 ha became fully convinced (bat the vaccine variola was a preventive of and a pro tection against small-pox. On the Utb day of May, 17U(j, he first put his observations into practice, and aid tbo firsc vaccination «n record, in the person of James Phipps. The complete protection afforded by tbo operation was subsequently moved by inoculation of vari olous matter, which proved abortive. lie wrote ao account of the case and of bis discovery, and sent it to the iVttfosop/Rcaf Transactions for publication, where it was refused a place. In 1798, bo reported hie discovery in a work en titled the " Inquiries lulo the Causes and Effects of the Variola Vaccina." which was published lo Loudon, and made known over tbo civilized world. Through many experiments it baa been undoubtedly proven that vaccine variola la in fact a mild form of small-pox. The ratio of deaths in easts of small-pox during epidemics ate about as follows i * Vsccl- Not vacci nated. nated. I IQ* 0 bO , aim 91 Frauee......,,..,. Philadelphia Bwiueriaad Italy Urtslau 2* WM Austria I'JS'lO II 9-10 Malta,. 19-10 91 7-100 Hobemla (hospitalfor cblidreh).... 0 10 Lelpalo IMO tkl Vleuoa (general hospital, )BC1) 9MO 11 3MOO Tho above sbowe tbe ratio of dealba for oaob 100 cases. Tbe Immense saving of life can be readily soon. During tbo past three yean the effect of the vaccine variola has been S'UU-T DEMOHSTATED IH THIS OUT. Three years ago there were many oases in the city. During tbe year I*7B there were 1,708 cases of tbe disease w,th 817 deaths; in 1874 there were some 400 cases with 00 deaths; during the past tear there vrero 80 oases of small-pox with 10 deaths. Thtee yean ago tbe Board of Health began a system of vaccination and examinations with a view of exterminating the disease. Houses that wen Infected wero visited and the inmates vaccinated, and those slok Isolated, and, aa far as possible, sent to hospital. AU persons who bod. visited tbo house wore hunted up and vaccinated. The houses, for a block on each side, were visited, aud all psrsous who were not protected vaocioatcd. This was followed up aa fast aa any new points of infection showed themselves, until the disease was kept in abey ance. The public schools were also examined, aot\ all scholars rejected who wero not protect ed. All tenement and lodging-houses were also examined. .The decrease the first year showed tbo good effects of the work, the deaths coming from 617 down to 80. Tbe work has been prose euted over since, and every precaution taken to keep the disease from getting a hold, and with a very gratifying iosult. From June last to De cember there were no cases in the city, Since then a number of oases have oome into the city, aqd two points of Infection were estab lished. In one house, where they were not protected by vaccination, five out of eight children died. The three who wero vaccinated were hardly sick enough to go (o bod. So far (he Board of Health have kept the disease from spreading, and have kept it confined to tbo bouses where it made ite appearance. This is vsry gratifying to Chicago, when we look st our neighboring cities which are ih direct commu tation with us, and eee bow they have buffered from tbe disease. In Cincinnati they have bad M high as 68 deaths a week, in Brooklyn 46 deaths a week, and (u Philadelphia 20 deaths a week, When we consider the largo number of cases In the smell towns adjoining, and tbe fact that over half of the case# for two years peat bare been brought here by the oars, we have cause to be thankful Ist considering our im munity. The Oblaeae *8 PhUadslpbla, _ A'fw Yirk ffwnmp Pwr. . The number of the Worth chitta Herald wbiob baa iqetveeched ibis country contains oa loter- MUn* artiole upon the Chinese representation • l , folladelnUla, Messrs. During, Urew, Vita, Olyphant, Pardon. Watmore, ana Tong King ing are tbe Chinese Commissioners. Tbe Chinese building will be on tbe south avenue. Immediately opposite tbe Japanese building, and It is altogether likely that these two collections will be among the most interesting exhibitions PP?o tbe Centennial grounds, la the Chinese buildings there will be displayed a great variety object* ineludinf pottery, opsli and ololhlpf, dyes, paints, fftm, glassware, manufactured metals, petroleum from Hankow and Tameut, furs from Newchwwg, pietnree and Tientsin elay Images, coins and cartings in wood and irorr. The tains of tbs entire collodion is roughly estimated tt 100,000 lads, or about •161,000. The Chinese stmomrs fs dltlded into several courts. The main mlnuce Is modeled after the exterior of the calibrated Fnklon Clnb-llotiao at Nlngpo, which baa bean exactly reproduced •too to the elaborate «arvtngs. Toe other en trances will be equity beautiful, and all will bo suitably painted and gtdod. The silk and satin stands will bate a cental place, and HuTaotai'ti splendid collection of old bronzes, ate,, valued at 80,000 tads, will bam a prominent position. A floe collection of Nngpo carting has been contributed by Bung Hhg-cung, which, with Hu Toolal’s collection, w.ll occupy abont 1.600 square feet. The counters and stands are to be covered with light-blue silk, bordered with (low ered silk, white arouudtbe pillars of the conns will be grouped spoclmms of Chinese costume from all parts of the EOplro. LETTERS FROI THE PEOPLE* toe pimunr-»t*xiNo system. To tho Editor of Tho Chieao Tnbunr t CmoAdo, April 25.—Che remedy which you propose for tbo alleged ibuses that exist in tbe present primary system, in yonr article on tbe subject in 'Sunday's bone of Tub Tribune, is worthy of candid fooaldoratlon. It is not, however, in my oplobn, all that tbe exigency of tho case requires. Tie purity of tho primary s.i stem is of paramount importance to the purity of tbo ballot-box; and yet tho consideration that tbo farmer bsi received has been of so slight a degree, wbci compared with all tbat has boon said and written upon the parity of tho latter, tbat it has nd long since become i o cor rupt ae to defy tbo most atrenuous efforts of purification. I 1 have boon coostloring tbe subject of reform in tbe primary eystim, and have come to the following tonolusloia: I believe, as yon do. that tbe theory of tho pimary-mooting system is tho correct one; that b its abuse, not in itsolf, boa tbo evils that hare boon attributed to it; that tboae evils are catsocl by tbo culpable negli gence of many cUlzms id refraining from avail ing themselves of ihe inalienable rights of citi zens to express Ibrir sentiments in favor of or in opposition to th«o candidates and delegates who ask tbeir auffngea at tbo primary-mooting; by tbo frequent impriation of residents of other wards and predicts by designing poli ticians, for tltir own aggrandisement or tbat of that friends, and by tbe utter impossibility of preventing parties who have no right so to do, from voting for or against ibo camlldde before tho Board. Those being tho ptincipslabusos to which (bo system has been proatitubd, what are tbo remedies P You offer, so one, lie registration of tbe entire voting population if tbo ward, Democratic and Republican. Thqmeans you propose to secure this registration, tamely, by a canvassing of the ward by tbo llapuUicnn Club existing within tbo district, is impraolcablo; and thus tbo remedy you suggest fails of effect. That a canvass of tho ward would fdl or success mav ns oasllr made apparent by I consideration of the known perversity of a lertaln class of people, who distrust the prosetoe In their bouse of a oan vacser of what uattre soever. Besides, political antagonism would tot fail to be ettrred up, and engender, perbapi unpleasant oonsoquonoes. And again, aa it wmld be hard for tbo Republic an Club cnnvasaorflto convince an imperturba ble fintorriflod Donocrat tbat they are working for his own oa woliaa for their party welfare, they would moot w,th many, and perhaps stern, refusals. To bo successful, tola canvassing and the con sequent repislratioj must be stilppoo of alt par tisan appearance aid influence. One atop to tbia end would be b make effort! to bare both parties undertake the work. But (bis step might, perhaps, be retarded by the existence of a olaas of lodapemfents, who would, of course. II consistent, tefa.ii to Declassed with either-of the other parties. There is also to bo found a classof people who nay bo described as independ ent of event the Imhpoudeot movement, who are, novorlhlose, citizen*. and. as such, entitled (o vote lu what manner soever they choose, and who, I doubt not, lould refuse in the greater number of cases tc be canvassed or registered in the way you prop)so. 1 do not behove vdtU vou that a 11 person un willing to register himself on the books of the ward club as a Republican should bo allowed to vote at a Republican primary meeting,’' The reaao*ia obvious. 4 man may be a simon-pure Republican and pot n member of a ward Repub lican Club ; ho may vote for a Democrat oud still vote for a hotter man thau the Republican could or would advance: bo mar bold aloof from tbo party to nbicb ho belongs, and take pleasure lu the conslcoratlon that ho is not to bo ({uvcrucd by a chib led, perhaps, by a cotorio of Government ofiloiala, which was really Uioosso in many of the outside dlouicta during the last oampaitfu. From all this it aeema that there moat bo something done to secure this registration in a way that may bo ealisftctory to all, or nearly all, concerned. Here la mj remedy : Lot the Alder* mon be paid ; let then be constituted Notaries Public ; lot each ward lie divided Into two parts, each Alderman assuming control of ono-baU or )he number of product! of the ward ; lot au ordinance be passed obliging the Aldermen to canvass, or cause to bo amvaiftad. tbo products allotted to them si leastiwo months prior to the ounual oloctiou ; for tbit purpose let them leave blanks In orory house tc bo filled by each and every voter residing thonlu, and before a given period of time shall have elapsed; upon the expliatloo of tho time so plotted lot tho bUnas be called lor by tho Aldaman or hla appointee. In case residents and voters should be tempo rarily absent lot blanks be left for them to till and return Immediately to the Alder man in charge, who nay bo known as the Registrar o( votere of tlo north, or south, or oast, or west half of the V^rd; let tbo return- * log ot these blanks, properly filled, bo made obligatory upon all voters by tbo Imposing of a penalty for neglect to remro them; let tbe same penalty bo Inflicted upen every now-eomer to reside In tho Ward at or iftsr the time, and E receding tbo olection, for which the canvass an been made. When the lauvass has been completed tbe Registrar shtold issue to each and every registered voter a ti|Kot properly cer tifying that the bearer, giving name and address, has boon duly registered and p legally entitled to vote In a certain precinct of ho Ward. Reg istration should cease thirty diys before elec tion. This ticket should be prcsiuted at tbo pri mary. and. after tbo owner bos dlposltod his bal lot, should be destroyed. Then should be no longer a toleration of separata toting for tbo opposing parties. Lot them vote together as at tho general election. Tho prlvlhge of voting should bo denied to all who lose aid fail to give satisfactory proof of having lost U and who, for »oy other cause, fail to present tbdr ticket. Let U bo the sole means of knowing as to whether tbo applicant is legally entitled to rote. This plan will give, in my opinion, tbe most assured confidence in the speedy jurlflcatlos of the primary-system, and will prove an effectual barrier to the corruption of the billot-box. It ii respectfully submitted* Ed. rename agents. To (ht JWtfer •/ The Chicagt Tribune? Chicago, April 28.—Will you dlow me to speak through your columns of whai I consider t great Injustice to both Mien J In a report of an address by tbe President of a certain menu factoring company 1 observed that ha took oc casion to condemn the employment of fomalo agento, elating that bo bad the oH-fasbioncd notions about tbo epbeto of woman f which wae borne), and that tbo boelooßS tended to make them cotrso and unladylike, etc. 1 oppose tbo gentleman, in thie supreme moment at inspira tion, bad visions of tbo good old tiaewben tbe (omalo patiently boro til tbo bartons of tbe tourney of Ufa, while her lord and matter rode In state by her side as bedame bis Jrngly nature, and in tbe pleasing thought that the capacity of bis sox was so uub better adapted to tbe presentation of tbe mer its of tbe patent paper lapboard or tbe Universal Oulde ? he forgot to uaeaome of that superior wisdom wbiob be profited to have, but oortaiuly did not exeroise. or hi would have soon tbe impossibility of obtaining v homo, with wages reduced by the competition bought about oouUuiog female labor to so few ctanaala, and tbe greater number now thrown onto tbetr owu resources, who have to choose between what their employers please to give aid nothing, io using many words to bide a lack if ideas, bj wea not aware bow apparent it was bat, lice an monopolists, be feared that upon tbe good old styles would result in a 100 of power and tuopey to himself, rathe: thin 0/ modesty to woman; »ud, so long as tiey were content to be tbo living representative! of the neuter and passive verbs ** to be,* ud »»to suffer, 1 ' and accept snob crumbs of few as be patronizingly beatowed, ana oease agitalog tbe woman question, by and through which, and eot the lore of Justice inbennt in (be average man, (be ngbte and prkilegea uow enjoyed by women were ooooodd, be would core very little about what became)} any of them, except those necessary to bis ow» wel« foie. But, than, tbe propar sphere of woeaa is home, whether she bare a borne or not, a 4 any (THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE: SATURDAY. APRIL 59, 1876—TWELVE PAGES. woman possessing the oM-fashloned virtue of modesty should prefer making sbirie at 18 cents each (as they have to do) and dying respectably in a garret, of slow starvation, rather than offend the sense of propriety of those whoso opinions are to worthy of regard, as men whom,—bis words would lead us to infer,—it was contamina tion to approach m a business capacity. Tbo sex ows him a vole of thanks for bis good opinion. As girl and bov at school the sexes mingle, and the association is cousldered bene ficial to both—provoking and elevating thought. In tba real-estate and Insurance offices we find women employed without loss of respect, and in the dry-goods bouses wo find saleswomen, and it would be an insult to both to Intimate that the asaoola- tion was bnrtfnl. Why, then, should tbo fe male agent, who is In most eases seeking health in open-air exercise, and who preaents modest ly— not obtrusively—her book or oletnre, bo other than a lady ? In view of the well-known fact that moot of the fallen women in oar olliee became such through inability to dress in the manner required by their employers if they would retain tbeir situations, and the certain knowledge that if woman were paid more, and not obliged to choose between starvation and shame, does it not look selfish, if not suspicious, that those fearful souls look upon every attempt to enlarge the working sphere of woman with holy horror? Perhaps thoughts of cheaper do mesttes were agitating bis ample mind; out so long aa the Intelligent, educated American girl is placed on a level with tbe ignorant foreigner and negro, and addressed and apoieti of as •' Mr servant,” though physically and intellectually sue mar bo her superior, so long will she refuse to servo, if by going outside of tbe proscribed limits she can gam an honest livelihood. J. Gerald, CQEAPXD AND BETTER DBDOS WANTED. To tho Editor of Th* Chicago I'rtbun*: Chicago, April 27.—Economy, national, mu nicipal, and personal, Is sow tbe order of tbe day. The Jingle of silver currency is an assur ance that there ia now, once more, some real money In tbo country, for which good value should bo received when expended. Moat arti cles of sale have already feU'tho downward ten dency in price, which is tbe natural result of tbo above state of matters. There Is a certain class of articles, however, which eland in ex cessive need of cheapening and Improvement in quality. 1 refer to drugs and medicines. Any one who has purchased in a drug-store in Europe', knows tbat for 000-tblrd or ono-fonrtb of what would be charged here bo will got medi cines of much greater purity and strength. 1 consult a physician hero. He makes hU diag nosis sod writes bis proscription,—that la, does all tho hoadwork. Thereafter tbe druggist furnishes tbe medicine as proscribed. To the doctor is paid for his cultured professional ser vice perhaps 91; to the druggist for bis modi cloo, 91.60. Tboae charges of course vary, but tbat tbo druggist's charges are aa a role as high if not higher than the doctor's is undeniable. I have board it asserted that drug stores boro are so splendidly fitted up, and tbo modiolnfls efr tastefully and pleasantly got up—sugar-coated, etc., etc.—tbat the prices must 'necessarily be high. Weil, for my part. X think the, flint thing to bo attained Is tbo best quality of medicine, and secondly such reasonable prices as will bring them within tho roach of alt who unfor tunately require them. After that, as much taste and ornament as you please. But it is not tbo elegance of tbe store, nor the eogifr-coatiug of tho pill, tbat cures. It is well known tbat proscriptions of renowned European physicians are not satisfactory when made up here. It is because the drugs have neither tbe proper purity nor strength, and the prescribed combina tion produces quite a different medicine from tbat intended. All causes tbat operate to make medicinal sub stances dear ire wrong from a moral point of view. To car* tbs sick, to heal tbe wounded, to alleviate bodily anguish, are looked upon as Christian virtues. Heavy import duties and ex travagant prices ore great obstacles to these vir tues being exorcised. Many a poor person will suffer, to tbe ultimate destruction of bik bodily constitution, because be cannot afford to buy a euro. All taxes upon genuine materia nunlica ate wrong also lu principle. Everything tbat conduces to health should be, eo far as possible, as free as para air ot water. To tax snob is like offering a premium for disease and death. Who would dare obstruct or hinder tho free ingress to our midst of sunlight, air, water, or other salutarr influences? And yet there is no distinction In principle between snob obstruction and the sys tem of “ protective ” taxation, exorbitant profits, and extravagant prices; tbe effect of which is not only to roduco tbe strength and purity, but to greatly enhance the price, of health-restoring and life-prolonging medicines. Respectfully. Thomas Courtenay. PHOTrcnOK FAU.ACIE3 OF THE JOURNAL OaiTX- CIS ED. Ih rA<s Editor of I'M Chicago Tnbutu Chicago. April 2G.—This evening'# Journal in an article. "The London Times and Mr. Carey," says: “Our sensible Western farmers are beginning to learn that it would be much better to fill this Western country with e manu facturing population, which would consume the products of tbe farm here, where they ace grown, than to send these products nearly 4,000 miles to market." Granting the correctness of this statement, how Is this ■' filling" of the Western country with a manufacturing country to be accomplished? There is s general ary of over prodnoiloa ot manufaotnred articles to-day, and onr census shows but a proportion of three or four manufacturers (or that number Interested directly or indirectly m manufacturing), to thirty-seven who are not manufacturers. A very large Increase of pro portion In the Journal's favor eao certainly never bo looked for, nor esu we imagine that the limited few conld ever consume a very large amount of farm products. Tbe Journal con nects tbe system of free-trade with one In favor of an army ot speculating middlemen. Why should there be more otddlamea In handling foreign goods than thosi of home make ? Your large dry-goods' merohasts handle foreign goods as well as domastlos litncttu from the produoer, and furnish as msnv ya*da of the former for a given quantity of wheal as they do of the letter, —allowing for grade atd quality. Anybody who has not become slope blind from tbe effects of reading ••protective" soph istry can see that tho seoplo at large are (under a revenue tariff) becetUed to the amount of duty paid upon foreign articles, and they see (he •orieuing of but a very email proportion of the entire population (ai tbe expense of tbe bal ance) * ben doueslii goods are consumed. We are ail in favor of Lome production, but manu facturers should stood on their own tegs as well as farmers, merchants, and newspapers; these have touubl their cwn way to prosperity, why should they now b* forced to build up and sus tain tbs others, eipoeially when tbe numerical Croportion is and slwavs must remain—tomem onog progress if machine substitution for band labor— large-V Id favor of farmers and eon iumera ? Yours mpeoifully, F. T. Witts. U3OOU FIBS OOMIOBSIOXWK. fo(htEditor «/ 7lu Chicago Tribune: Chicago, April 87-—-The vacancy occasioned by tbe resignation of Jacob Rebm aa Commis sioner of tbe Lheota Park Board has not been filled. The naaea of several well-known «tl sens Imug nearth# park, with strong petitions (or their appdntment accompanying each,- men of undouUed Integrity and capacity,—have been before th« Governor for several months, bat no sppolitmenk has been made, and tho vsesnoy still eriste. It is now currently report ed that Gov. Beveridge will give the appoint ment to tlo one who can bring the most inflooico to boar In favor of Beveridge foi next Governor. How dooatbat help Lincoln ?ark or Chicago ? fibould a man bo nominated for (ho honorable and Important oftloo of Qovjrnor of our (Rate who will thus f tander to hli own ambition, and disregard the ulerestaodwishcsof so many of our people, and dieregael also tbe all important considera tion of intejrlty and capacity for the place? The Govenor bad better act promptly and honeatW in his case, and appoint, not a politi cian, hat sime well-known, reliable, business man. who »1U he generally approved. Tbe people are 4red of being robbed, they pay heavy taxes, and insist that honest capable menslpaU have the dsborsement of them. ' Nobtu Chicago. AH OOTttAOS. ye (As BiiVf $f Th* c hitOQO m^urwi Curom April aa.—About i p. m. yesterday, while tbeboys in the’neighborhood of (be tikln per Bcbod vert enjoying a same of football on a vacant ol opposite the so boo) building, a va> Haul polbeman earns down upon (hem, and took my boy, iged W, and a son of William £< Kollo, to tbe station, where they were thrust into a pell oopUinlng a thief. Usee right a burglar entered my bouse end took • valoeble watch. I cheerfully suggest that Jlonndsmen 899, and bis superiors, attend to this uirgiar, aa welt os tbousauda of gam blers, ccpftdenoe-men. banko-etaetera. and dead beau giuorally. instead of arresting tbe cbil. dria ofteiyKtable oUi&ea* for g*^diilo«. THE COURTS. Baronm Blnko In Assailed from a New Quarter. Record of Jadgmentfl and Now Suits- Bankruptcy Business. BARNUM BLAZE AGAIN IN COURT. Robert r. Murphy filed a bill yesterday la ttto Raperior Court against Barnum and Charles A. Blake, to restrain them from carrying off oerUlp fixtures in Blske's bouse at Winnetka. The complainant seta out tbat, on the Btb day of August, 1871, be recovered a Judgment for $10,060 against Barnum Blake, and caused exe cution to be leaned, which was levied on Blake's fine homestead at Winnetka, eomprisieg a bouse and about 4 acres of laud. The property was, subsequently sold by tbe Sheriff sod bid Id by complainant for $6,618.81. Tho sum of SI,OOO wee then paid to Mr. Blake as tbe val ue of tbe homestead, which was by law exempt, and on tbe 16lh day of April, 1676, a Sheriffs deed wae made to complainant, Blake having failed to redeem. Since the sale, however, tbe defendants have continued to live on tbe prem ises. and they are now contemplating moving, and ate undotlakloa to remove the gasometer and gas generator, the gas-pipes, water-pipes, water-boilers, foresee, and other fixtures apper taining to the bouse. Murphy claims that these fixtures sre part of tho freehold, that they were to tbe bouse when he purchased it at Sheriff** sale, sod passed to him with tbe other property, He therefore objects to Blake's carrying them off, and asks (or an Injunction to prevent the threatened injury, audio prevent Mr. Blake end bis son from committing anr fur ther waste on tbe promisee. A temporary In junction was leaned, under bond for SI,OOO, by Judge Moore. ITEMS. Judge Blodgett will not bs In town to-day. Judge Rogers will bear motions for new trials to-day. Judge Williams will boar motions and divorce casei Judge Farwoll will continue the hearing of Lowentha) vs. Tbe Chicago, Danville A Vincennes Railroad Company, ami tho other Jndgee will hear motions as usual. UNITED STATES COURTS. The Pawtucket institution for Ravings filed a bill yesterday against Timothy Wright, Cornelia H. Wright, Ann E. Webster, Adam J. Wooklor, Sarah 0. Robinson, George 8. Norris, George H. Popper, anu Joseph and Edwin Swift to fore close a mortgage for $19,000 ou part of Block 9, Outlet “XV' in Wrigbtwood. Also another ■garnet Timothy and Cornelia U. Wright. Ann E, Webster, Daniel O. Hamilton, tbo City of Chicago, Sarah O. Robinson, George B. i’oppor, George B. Harris, and Joseph and Edwin Swift, to foreclose a trust-deed for $25,000 on Lot 6, Block 3, of tho Original Town of Chicago. John ProudfU Brown filed a bill against Amos F. and Flora Tompkins, J. B. Wolfe, Israel Holmes, L. B. House, F. B. Rigby, David Colo, O. D. Cole, A. M. Bholdon, John M. Durand, 'U. O. Durand, and Calvin Durand, to foreclose a trust-deed for SB,OOO on Lot 2 in William Piggot's sou Lyman Bridges’ Subdivision of tbe 8. Mof Lots 4. 6,6, and 7 io tbo Sub division of tbe N, of Block 2J, in the Canal Trustees' Subdivision of tho W. % and the W. H of N. E. % of See. 17, 39. U, and on part of Block 2, in tbo Assessors’ Division of tba E. W of the xL W. X of See. 8. 39, 14. EAKKROITOt MATTERS. Richard F. Gilbert, of Kankakee, 111., filed his voluntary petition yesterday. Ilia secured debts are $1,200 and the unsecured $3,140.02. Ills aaseta comprise $2,700 worth of real ornate in Kankakeo irioumPotwl for $1,400, open ao cuunU $262.44, and nolcti $80.47. The petition was referred to Register Grant at Morris. A dividend of about 4 per cent was declared y eetorday in tbe matter of Edward Does. An Assignee will bo chosen thin morning at II .o'clock for tbe estate of Freeland B. Gardner. George 11. Rozot wae adjudicated baukiupt by default, and a warrant issued returnable May 39. The proceedings agaiust Daniel P. Sherwood were ordered dismissed yesterday. In tbe matter of too State Insurance Company, (be Assignee was authorized to soli a lot 39 feet front ou ludiana avonne, being Lot 84 and the north 8 feet of Lot 65 in Stinson's Subdivision of Block 80, Caual Trustees’ Sandtviaion of the W. Xof See. 27, 39, 14, to Amo* Uraoais, tho price being $5,000 cash. William V. Johnson was adjudicated bankrupt bv confession, and a warrant issued returnable May 29. superior court in brief, Henry M. Hooker began a amt for 51,C00 against Ole N. Jensen. Ellen Cody began an action against tbo City of Chicago, laying damages at $5, 000. CIRCUIT COURT. William Bucltloy, administrator of the estate of Edward Bryan, began an action In trespass against Thomas Goodwill!®, dimming 55,0011 damages. Henry Hoot beghu a suit for 53,000 against W. U. W. Cusbrnao and Isaac N. Hardin. Burrows, Carpenter A Co. brought suit in attacbmeot against Stephen D. Long, claiming 51,600.01. CBIMINAI. court. Tbo Criminal Court was yesterday occupied in passing sentence noon the unfortunates who bare been convicted during the term : Patrick Qnerlo, larceny, one year Penitentiary ; Joseph Dolan, burglary, Are years; Harry Duncan, bur* glary, three years; Charles 11. Oiatchford, em bezzlement, one year; William Halpm, robbery, three years; Toomas McKee, larceny, one year ; William Stanley and Alary Jano Drown, pocket, picking, three years eaob; John Andrews, lar ceny, six months House of Correction; George Allen, burglary, one year Penitentiary; Win. But ler, larceny, one year itoform School; Lawrence J. Barrett, burglary, one year Penitentiary; John Heaney, burglary, three years Peniten tiary: P. W. Norton, larceny, six months Coun ty Jail; James Nelson aud Alfred West, bur glaiy. one year eaob Deform School; Henry Petsobow, forgery, five years Penitentiary; Hen ry Ramjet), larceny, three mouths House of Correction; Michael Itsrnolds, larceny, one year Penitentiary; and George Thompson, lar coni', thirty days County Jail, The Mary Jano Brown sentenced is tbo wife of the notorious Brocky MoLauo. county count. In the estate of Sophia Bigelow, the will was proven, and letters were grautod to W. W. Lock, Under bond for $31,000. TUB CAIX—MONDAY. Judge Gary—37B, 374. 877, 403, 404 to 403, All to 414, 410 to 431, all Inclusive. Judge Jamiesoe—No. 47,870, City ys. Hap good. Judge Rogers—Bat oaso No. CO, aud calendar Nos. 881 to 400, inclusive. Judge Booth—3o7, 300 to 320. inclusive. Judge UcAluster—B63, 803, and 300, and 871 to 830, on Judge Rogers’ calendar; also sot cases 069 and 1,830. Judge PanmcUf—No oalL No. 873 on trial. Judge Wiruams—No call announced. JUDGMENTS. UxITKD STaTU Ouoorr Court—Judge Blodgett —Joeopb 8. B*bertoo n. William p. JSwlng, $7,«70.7(1, —Gernun-Aioerloan Bank va. tbe Bank of Montreal, Bvrspioa Court—CoNrxsazoMi—CoUlos Pratt vi, The UetropoUUn Printing Company, slß,ol3.—fleorgo Oootnbe r*. Obartaa Haluoa, sl,oo3,—John poat va, Mathias Dladertcb and Uatbiaa BchjoJir, $244.90. Judoe Oahy—John UorrU va. Luma i>« ftier, $402.09.-Frederick B. Bradley et al. va, Timothy 8. Filch, lioe.OJ. Ciuourr Cucbt—OoKrxuiosa—Theodore Wolf at aU Va. Jacob I'uter, 1275.04. JuDacßooKU—Azmi* Kennedy va. E, L. Hxerca ; Verdict, sl3, and motion for no* mab-John Jobnaon T». Edward E. and O. M. Hwtney : verdict, and motion for now trial.—David Wylie va. James liarretl, |I7I.M.—U. If, Flealns ra, Joaanb Boniaobak; verdict, ii 9, and motion for uaw trial.—EuklolHinltbet al. va. K. Bcbampler, 1100.—Anton OUon va. George 0. For. (ervou, $j5,M, Judos UooTit—Tbotnaa M. Qubboll va, George G. (Jtnllh. Il.o77.3A—Samuel Bliarp va. TliomaaJ. Kerr, tyue ti. Daviaon. and V. Q. Welch ; verdict, IfidO, and motion for new trial. Judos UoAMJersa—B. E, Oroia va. Olef llanaeo, 113.—Oeoiga V, Muff vs, DralnerdT. amllh, $31)0.70. MICA. ]v (JU Kditor of The Chicago Tribune t Bigamous, 111,, April 28.—W0 Bycamoreaua »ro enjoying a sensation qullo unusual to our qulst-loving poople, Some four weeks ago a party loft town lor Wyoming, Colorado, and tbo Weelern Plaine, in search of mica, sup,.»eed to bo In tbo Plalto Valley. TJmy encountered many hardship* and overcame discouraging ob stacles. After leaving railway facilities they tramped lor eleven days before Coding tbe goal of tboir ambition. At last tboir •eared proved successful. and they are re. warded by fludlug rieb aud valuable deposits of mloa. far surpassing in value tboir highest anticipations. Tbe surface area covers hundreds of acres, while lb* pureurss and trace, parenoy of quality. Id feet bolow (be surface, promise valuable results to working. Most of tbe party returned last week to engage minora pr soli atocUnterests In their investment. Uosks. Bleep* Prof. Terrier, of King’d College, London, who bM nude tbe ptunoaso* of ilsep »special study, recently • aid lo a lecture thereon that anything which has a tendency to abstract blood from tbe brain favors sleep. Exercise dooa thin, because the moment the weary musclea are at rent the blood rushes to them to repair their lose and is absorbed by them. Digestion aod hot drinks produce the same remit by drawing the blood supply from the brain to the stomach. Conversely. anything that stimulates the brain, ench as sights, sounds, thought, or anxiety, will keep a man awake. If wa, therefore, wish for a refreshing slumber, we moat begin by avoiding cars and anxiety, and take sufficient bodily oxer* eise to induce tbe nocseaary muscular oxbana lion. With regard to the length of Bleep. Dr. Terrier bolds that the heart ia not in a state of constant, but of rhythmical activity, a term of action being followed by a Pause of rest, during which the heart is to ail intents aod purposes asleep. In fact, if tbe pauses of the heart am all summed unit will bo found that it rests or sleeps eight hours out of tbo Iwenty-fonr. the sleep being in tbe proportion of ooe-third as compared with tbe boors of aotioo or work. Ki glit hours are consequently sufficient for tbs adult. THE BUCK HILLS. Experiences of a Obicagontx. Te fIU Editor of Th* Chicago Tribune f Comm Oitt, Dak. Ter., April 15,—According to promise made my many acquaintance* among your readers, 1 write you. Having been Idle all winter, owing to the closing of our shops, 1 de termined lo try my fortunes la this so-called Now Eldorado. Eagerly reading every scrap of information 1 could find about these mile, aod being especially attracted by some handbills published by tbe Northwestern Railroad, 1 found that lino seemed to dealt* to give full and fair information about alt tbe routes, without favor* ing auy one. 1 finally determined to call upon tbe General Passenger Agent of that Hue, and got each advice ae be oould give. 1 called, hoc he would not try to persuade me either lo go or to take any route, but said they could offer mo through tickets to this point by five or elx routes, as they controlled linos to Omaha, Fremont, Grand Island, North Platte City, Bldooy, aod Chey enne } to Bionx City, Yaoktou, Wiener (Neb.), Marshall (Minn.), and Bismarck. With this choice of coulee before me, aod with offer of through tickets to this point by any of these routes. I finally concluded to go by way of Cboyeuuo, and much 1 have regretted that I did so. I bought a first-class ticket from Chicago to Custer City for SCI. and found It was to take me by tbe California tralo of tbe Chicago & North western Railroad, that loft Chicago at half-past 10 in the forenoon, and by which 1 got to Omaha the next morning at 9 o’clock. X had a splendid ride on that road, aod could find fault with It only because the cars were very fall. We had two drawing-room sleeping-cars, with every berth full, aod four coaches that wore also foil. After waiting three hours at Omaha, wo started on the Union Pacific Railroad, and the next day, at about noon, got to Cheyenne. I took Pat rick’s stage line (they called it a stage, but I called it a covered mud-waxonj, and it took us five days more to get to this place. We came over the most infernal road I ever saw. It was rough, muddy, full of melting snow ; rivers to ford; no food to be bad; no ranches for shelter; and nothing but sand, and rock, and alkaline desert, all tbo way. It is a fraud to sand people this way, and no one but the Pacific Road ana Cheyenne people are to bo blamed for it. Tbe route is oil right up to Cheyenne,—in fool, could not be better ; but at Cheyenne the trend begins, and does not end until we reach here. The route is full of thiovoe, out-tbroate, Indians, and utterly desperate people, who have squatted down in tbe desert lor tbe express purpose of robbing M the suckers," as they call every one who cornea .from east of the Missouri River. I should say tbo route tbo so-called atsßce take must be about 400 miles long, as we traveled day and night for five davs. and only stopped to change teams at tbe miserable 4 ‘ dug outs" they called stations. 1 understand this stage company got f2O of tbe money I paid for my fare. 1 find hero about 400 eUaotiossml sod-bousee. There is no gold hero, but no suffering exists among tbo people. Tnero is gold ia tbo Hills, bat not around tuls city. Ou Rapid Creek, near Rapid City, they ore doing well. 1 saw them take out m one pan over $1 north of gold. On that creek men are making about &G per day,and will got more as soon as the frost is out of the soil. 1 think there is plontr of gold to pay auy ono that has means to build aluices, but 1 do not believe there is enough to pay lor pan-work. 1 am now working fora Yankton Mining Company. { They pay ms (5 per day as a nose. 1 have charge of forty miners. We clean up every other day, and so far have got above tICO per day for the forty men. The men are paid p 2 per day m gold. 1 shall stay here, and be lieve 1 shall make my xnle. Food here la plenty and cheap. I pay fio a eack (100 pounds) for Bioux-Clty flour, J 4 cents for Bioux-City bacon, 12 cools for sugar, 40 cents for coffee, aod so ou. If I were coming here again, I should oome via tbe Northwestern Road to Yankton, then go to Fort Hullv per steamboat, and then take a pack-mule for Rapids City. I saw two par ties come in yesterday who came this route, and they got from Chicago to Rapids City in five dare, and had to travel by land only 130 miles. They had two machines fixed to wagon wheels, by which they measured tbe land-route. Most of tbe people who ate here now did not oome to dig gold. They ate speculators and gamblers from Cheyenne, aod come to rob tbo naw-comois. Every one here tells tbe same story as 1 j that is. that gold (a here in paying quantities. After 1 have been hero a little long er, I shall write you again. Until than, I would say, do not oome by Cheyenne, but, if you can do so, fix out pack-mules at Yauktoo. and oome Independent. Bring food, a rifle, and plenty of fixed ammunition. Then, when you get here, you con go where you please, and, if you will work, you can set nob; but, if you are lasy, aod think you can get gold without working, and tiiat very hard, you bad better starve in Chicago, for starve you will if you come here. One thing X hearty forgot, and that is: do not loin any protended company that is being got up by some scamp who is only after your money. I saw one big party leave Chicago under a man who called himself a Major Something, and who claimed be had been hors with Mr. Jeuoay* lie got his people about 60 miles from Cheyenno, and then they found he bad never even been west of Omaha. lie has a partner or two In Chicago now, who, when I left there, were try ing to inveigle others to go to join this 44 Major." 1 was told bv some of the party that some rail road man was a partner In this speculation. This Major told hie men that he would take them through DesMoiuoe, where they would be joined by fifty more; but, - when they get there, tber did not find a man. 1 think it very easy for the railroads to try to- pereuada people 10 come here, and there is one thing I cay say in favor of th* Northwestern Railroad i they told mo they would not adviae any one to go, but, If a man was bound to go. the? could give him tbs beet route. X do not at ail regret that 1 came, and would go again if I was at home. It is rough here, but tbo country is flue, and. if wo eao do nothing else, we can go to farming and atoak-raiaiog. The ground is yet froaen, but, for ail that, the grasa fa 4 inoheablgb. 1 bear that a large party will be here in a day or so, who came through by wagon from Wiener. Respectfully yours, Qeobqs L. ODTLgn. STOOKBOLDSRS’ MEETINGS Office Hock Island & Pacific H R. Co. April Jl. 1179. * The Annual Meeting of the Stockholder# of tha Chi* two, nock laland k Faclflo It, U. Co. for lb« election of uirrcton, pursuant to law, and ttaa tranaactlon of ■uoh other buaineu aa may coma before them, will bo held at tbe o«co of tbe Company In the City of Obi* caao, on Wadneaday, the Ith day of June next, at 11 o’clock a, n. JOHN r.TBACr, Proaldout, 7. XI. TOWS, Secretary. CHICAGO k HORTHWXSTEBH RAILWAY CO. THB ANNUAL MEETING 07 M $J > 29fc. anldora aud boadholdara ol tbli eompany, for the ocUoDOf director*. pimuaat to Uw. amt forth* tranuo- Uoo ol othar butlooM, will be. bald at tha oßico ol tba ouinpaoy. In Chicago, on Thursday, ibalitef June neat, at 1 p. m. lioadboldm will anthooUcau lb*4i rtsbt to voia by pratauiing.th air, voting bond* at tba etSaa ol tboaoa* piny, No. M WaU-at,, /lav xoii« lot rayUlndioa, on or baiora tba Ul el Slay proximo. ALU BBT KEEP, Prealdent. M. ITSYKK*. Jr,. S-rettry NOTICE. OOce or tie Mr Treatnrer ul Comitr Collector COOK COUNTY, 1L14N019. Office on North Peaiborn-sL, between Michigan and * IWaou. CUKUOO, April SB. 2870, Notice is hereby given that currency ouly will be ro> oolvad in payment of tatao; but any iwwon wishing to pay by certified check, check, or draft must Imts his receipt UhUl ths same Is paid by the bank on wbiah It is drawn, wban the reeelpt will Pi sent by mall or the mi/turwuuu. otuUTSSmm. DRESS GOODS. deess mm ■A.T IM.F FRIGE! 300 pieces Imperial Serges at 15c, worm 25c. 300 pieces Brocaded Mohairs at 16c, worth 30c. 100 pieces Cheek Japanese Silks at 25c, worth 40c. 100 pieces Silk and Wool Pon gees at 37 I-2c,‘worth 60c. 300 pieces Victoria Serge Plaid cSuitings at 22c, worth 35c. SAMPLE LOTS OF SOOLaKLiienU AT HALF PRICE. AltSO [mporter’s Stool: of 500 Cartons IMPORTED FRENCH -FLOWERS At 50c on the Dollar. BOSTON STORE, NEW PUBLICATIONS. FOUR NEW MUSIC BOOKS. The People’s Chorus Book. An unusually good aeleetlon of chornida, for mixed ▼ntoes, nearly all new. “ When Allan-a*Dale vent a Hunting,” "Chosen On*," "The Owl," are capital gle*«, and are fair specimen* of the piece* of this fin* collection. Price SI.OO. Per Dozen* IOiOO* Centennial Collection. - OF NATIONAL SOSOS. A booh for tho time*, with the patriotic amirs of many uatlona. vary well arranged. Should be In uni- Taraal oae daring the festival xnontha of tbla lamoua year. I'rlee In Pai>er« 40 eta-; Boards* SO eti, Dictionary of Musical Information. Dy J. W. Moons. A book that in attracting much attention, and ia the moat convenient bookofreitreuce on musical aubjecu extant. Price 1J.29, Shining Eiver. A Babbath-School Song Book, which has been cut a few montha, Just long enough to prove it one ef the beat. Buy It and try it. l*rlco 36 ((!• OLIVER DITSOW & CO., Boston. C. U- Dllsou A: Co.* J. K. Ditaon A Co., 771 Broadway, Buoc'r* to Lee A Walker, Sew York. Philadelphia. LYON fc HEALY, Chicago. OCEAN NAVIGATION .AMERICAN LINE, RAILING WEEKLY BETWEEN PHILADELPHIA AND LIVERPOOL, •OAUXNQ AT QUEEHBTOWM. The Steamer* of this Line hare SUPERIOR CABIN ACCOMMODATIONS, and combine all the modern Improvements. The Btatarooms are extra large, and all" ouuiae" rooms lighted from the side, ami well ventilated. lUtxs or dam pAauax—J7s to |IOO currency, ao* cording to location. Stoorago Passage at Lowest Ratos. Drafts on Europe in eoma to suit. Apply at tho Company’* Office, 133 LaSolle-st., cor* per SUdlson. J. 11. MILNE, Western Agent. ONLY DIRECT LINE TO PEANCR 'ina General TiansatlapUe Company's Wail Steamer* between New York aud liav/e, caning at Piyru iuin iU. pj.eeoxera. The epleadld veteela on tbl» favorite route far the Continent (being more •ontherly than any other), will aail iron Pier No. at, Norm Niver.aa follows: . UMIAUUK, fcaugiler . Tmidsy, AorU 4 AWKrtiytK, Ponsgla Tue.tlay, April IS r K« v. ft. Tin !••»' vu ..Tu m.a». Aprils PRICK OF I’ASSAOit IN GOLD (Including wins). First cabin. lilt) and 9UO. according to seooiumudatloat eoceiidcabin, ttfitnlrd. SIU. Return llcksts at redueed rmtai. Steerage 336, with superior aoooumuaattoaa. la* eluding w.n*. tomtiae. md utrvtne wllhautextra snares. Bte«a a 'a marked Uiai • do not exrry iurrti> puiengers. LuUISDfiHIiBIAN, Agent, U Broadway, N. V. . W. T. WHU t, Np. 01 CUrk-et., «wr. Uandol|>n, Agent for Chicago. National Lina of Steamships. NEW YORK TO QUEENSTOWN AND LIVERPOOL. ENGLAND, Aprils. 9 pra. EGYPT May 19 ITALY April 89. •JOa ml TUB QUEEN.. .May 37 for London diulot. ORRROR Wedneiday. April M. 1-M* : m. Gabln paaeage, f Aland 870 currency, itetnru tickets at reduced ratea. Steerage tickets. iJ6 currency. Drafts for XI and upward* on Great Britain. _ . _ Apply Li F. B. LARSON. Northeast comer Clark and Randolpb au., Chicago. NORTH GERMAN LLOYD, Xb# steamer* of ibis Company will aail every Satur day from Bremen Pier, foot of Thlrd-«t., Hoboken. Rate* of pannage—From New York to Southampton, London, iiarr*, and Bremen, first cabin, flOO; aecomi cabin,lfO, gold; iteerage, UO, eurrency. For freight or puugi apply to OEI.RIOH3 It GO., 9 Bowling Green, New York. Groat Wcstorn Steamship Lino. From Nsw York to Bristol (England) direct. ARAGON, Symons Saturday, May B CORNWALL, Stamper Baurday. May 20 Cabin PaMaae, S7C: Intermediate, 8H; SUerag#, BW. ExeuntoQ Ucgete. fil3a; Prepaid bt««ra*e eertaicaies, 9W. Apply U *yM.F. WUlTif.bl Olark-at., MUbtgan Oeutral tvitlroad. INMAN STEAMSHIP LINE, Carrying Uva Ualla betwaaa EUROI*I3 ANl> AMERICA Tor paaaage, apply at Oomntny’a OCR* 32 S, Olark-aL, Chicago. FRANCIS 0. BROIYN, Oen. WmL Ag't, LT**Draft! on Great Britain and Ireland. PHILADELPHIA ADVERTISEM'TS HOTEL AUBHY, WAJLKTUT.QT,, From Thirty.tUixd to ON XiUS EUROPEAN PLAN. WILL OPEN APRIL 15,1870. Blatant only l.SOOfaetfrom PENNSYLVANIA RAIL ROAD DEPOT. famogar car* for OonlannUl Ground! paaadoor avery fair mlnutai. Itealaurant unexcelled In quality. Billiard Room with ulna Collender Tablet. AooommodaUon# unaufnaaaad. Addreea JAMES T. aroVEit. Manager. UNITED STATES HOTEL, Forty-second-st., and Columbia & Elm-avs., OPPOSITE MAIN EXHIBITION BUILDING, CENTENNIAL GROUNDS. Xbla Elegant Ftre-I*roof Uolel U now open for lha recaption of gneata. It con Ulna 3‘i3 room* replete with all modem luiprovamauU. VUitora to I’nlUdel. phia wtU powbiro meet vltb Uttar accoir.motUUoaa or more teaiontbla rate®. V. S, DOOTHBV, Manager. CENTENNIAL. Uoarding-Ilouae. Cheater. Pa. Tbeaa apacloua bulldlnga of Pennsylvania Military Academy, occupying an derated site and commanding an eaUualva rla« or Urn Dalavara River and aunound tng country, will be opened during tb« auumar vacation commencing June Jo for tba accommodation of vUUora to tba EapoilUoo. Hourly train* direct to tba Cenlen. Dial UnUiUnga. <0 minute** ride. Circular* on appll nation, IIYATT k CARTER, Managara. CENTBNSUL AODOIHO Uon for gtautman Jodi* y I? mtad-up prlrat* Apply at A- LUiE'd furatturv varanwtue. ut JOareaXb-iA. PbllatUlnfala. DRY CLEANING. SHAWLS Of gravy deaealption alaanad to look like new, and at abort notice. AUG. BOUWABZ, |«) floutb Ckxg, US Btoda, and act W, ivhdlHMts. WHISKT. KEHTUHEY FMITBI TEE PDEEST STIMDLAUT, ft Finest ifßf Ibobl' SOLD BTT J.E.VANDXJZER 12 S LAKB-ST, CORNER CLARK. AMUSEMENTS. EXPOSITION BUmiNGK Friday Nlgbl, SMnrday Matinee, and Saturday Klfbk May S and fi, 18711, FIRST GRAND CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION I XJST AMEBXOA, UNDER TUB AUSPICES OP TUB FIRST REGIMENT I. S G. ThU Organization will rl«e THRKK GRAND CENT BIT* NIAL PKOMKNAOK CONOKKTS with GILMOXUJ’S FAMOUS IIANp, Including fifty eminent moaleUoa. TWO DUMA DONNAS IN THE FIELD. MAD.KUOKNII3 PAPPENUBIM Tba greeted Prime Donna In America, from the Btr*> kojcti Italian Opera. Her Aril appearance la Chicago. MINS KMMA C. TllUliSliY, the firorlM Antrlua Soprano. fill- l.KVY.th.groateat Comet-Player llring. MU. M. AHUULKI.K. the great American DornoW whole nodar-tue direction of Mr. P. H. Oil*. MOUK. hli tail appearance before opening the Centeo* nul Lipoaltlon at Philadelphia, on the 11th of May. Regiment will appear In a Fnll-Dmaa Parade. The Concert will Pa inaugurate |hy tlia tiring of cannon. Tbo rallroada conietlnc in the cUr will all Oder reduced rata*. NBCUnU YOUIt TICKET* IN ADVANCE. ADMISSION SO CENTS. TleVeta for tale at Lyon A Healey'*, IG3 State-aU, WaA Nino Library. W, U. Keen. Cooke A Co , 118 BUte-at, i «lullui IJauar. eurcsr State aud Monroo-au.t Culver. Page, lloyne A Co., 119 and 12u Mnnroe-at.; llryan A Col. liua, corner llannun court and tVabaibar,j bb&rp't Drug Store, Twauiy aecoud-it. and Wabaali-av. Parilei allendmvlrom ot bor ciilnide«irlnc Information, •hould addre«a UKA I. H. C.. Chicago. 111. ADELPfII THEATRE. More Navr Face* this Week. COTTON k DHIDTO, this week only. Mias NELLIE LARKELLE. Mm ALICU KEMI’, COTTON k BIRDUE, HARNEY REYNOLDS, WILLIAM A. ABUTON. Mine SULLY I'IKUIS, GEORGE and CHARLES REYNOLDS, Mill ANNIE FOX. JOE A. OULICR. Henry Byron's laughable mailcal burlesque, the X>»————— Xj, Or, the Beiuly and thn Brigand*. THE GREAT OLIO. George Reynolds' original sketch, tho DIZZIES. Matlueea Wednesday and Saturday. Ladle*' nlfthli Tuesday and Thursday. Friday evening benefit of Mies Sully Pieris. Tho lowest prices lu tbe dty. Grand Matinees Wednesday and Saturday, 2 p. m. Price*— Reserved Seats, 60o; admission, '26c, NEW OHIOAQO THEATRE. GRAB WRESTLING MATCH TO-NIGHT BETWEEN WILLIAM lIEYGSTEB, Champion of all Germany, and MONS. THEOBAUD iiATJIt, Champion of America, For S6OO a Sldo and tho Championship of tho 'World. Box office open from 9 a. m. till 6 p. m. Admlaaion <l. Reiemd aeata, jI.&Q tacli. McOOEMIOK'S HAXL—Von Bulow. WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY EVG9, May S and 5, and SATURDAY MATINEE, May 6, Farewell appearance* In Chicago of Bans von Bulow, Assisted by the Young American Soprano. MISS LIZZIE CRONYN. Admission, 71; Secured Seats, |2. Seata for aale on and after Friday, April 2-t, at Root k Sons Muilc Store. K.c Btatc-st., where programmes can be had. dickering Planoe used by Von Bulow. NEW CHICAGO THEATRE, Clark-at., opposite Sherman House. R. M. HOOLEY Manager. GRAND OPENING Monday, May 1. Every even* lug at 8, and Wednesday ami Saturday Matinees at 3 HOOLEY’S MINSTRELS! nOOLEY'S MI.NbTRELfI I HOOLEY H MINSTRELS! Twenty-eight Stars, under tho management and per* aunal supervision of (be veteran R. M. Dooley, Popu lar prices—Orchestra and two front row* In orchestra nrcle, f 1; rrar orchestra circle, 75c; Front Balcony, Sue; Hear Balcony, 36c. Box office now open from 3 a. m. till C p. in. MoYIOKEB’S THEATER BOOTS Saturday Matinee, at 1:30, LADY OF LYONS. CLAUDE UELNOTTF..... EDWIN BOOTH. Paulin#—Mae CUMMINS* Ikauscaut—Mr, WABDE. Saturday Niobt—Only time of Maanlnger'a Great Play, ANEW WAV TO PAY OLD DEBTS. Sir Gilt* Overreach—EDWlN BOOTH. Next week—EDWIN BOOTH aa Sbylock. Hamlet, Richelieu, Benedick, Oar* dlual WoUoy, Pdrucblo.laDd Isg«, HOOLEY'S THEATRE.' MAGUIRE A IIA VTiItLV.. Lamm. One week. MONDAY, April 31, Matinees Wednesday And Satur day. Hiel , eork'«o<mjo.llaniio and "Vocalist, Min KATIU PUTNAM. Aided by tbo sterling actor Mr. J. J. HUL- I.IVaN, tbo celebrated Comedian Mr. OEO. W, HOW ARD, «nd au excollynt Comedy Company, Monday even- Iny, Faiiotmn the Cnckut. Tnoiday evening, Little Bare foot. Wednesday Matinee, Little Barefoot. Wednesday evening, Pauotion (be Cricket. Thursday evening, Jana Lyrn, Friday evening. Old Cariosity Shop. Saturday Matinee, Old Corloilty Shop. Saturday evening, Old Uu. otrMliy Shop, Monday, Mar 1, SALSBUUY’b THOU iIADOUUS. Prices ae usual. THE COLISEUM. MONDAY, April 34. ami during the week, mm brilliant new atari. Tbc exquisite musical akolcb ar tist# FRANK LAVARNIE. MUs CARRIE LAVARNIE, and Ulaa FANNIE MONTAUUE.«rbo aland unrivaled, and com# to ua with an enviable reputation in ail in* EanLtrn cJUoa, All iba prluclprl features of tail week retained. Crowded house* nightly. Everybody de lighted, The beet entertainment for tiia price 1» America. W"Adrolnio» 23 conta. SUNDAY LEOTUBE SOCIETY. i Dramatic, Comic, and Mtooellanaous, by Alfx*ed. r*. BurtoanlL. 'XL* moat j opular nader of tne day. McCormick Hall. Sunday, April 80.3 p. in. ADMISSION, TEN CENTS. May 7, last Ivctura of the cooree. by Hon. JOHN WENTWORTH, on '* Rminlacaiwea or CbMego,’*-H new lecture. SEEDS* BULBS. &c. mmmm ©O?E , IS SL Vj ]ad FLO WES SPRING BULBS. IMPLEMENTS, S.HAI.I, IKUITS, II.OVVtKIMO avu okvamuntai. liiißCita. V ASESIEUSTIC W ORE, PHILADELPHIA LAWN-MOWERS! fUH 40.000 Ai leSI.CSEUESUBESUuIMIt. 14.|iioU-(40.0u II Ki-lurli. ti'i.UO, N.8.-Bewaro of Worthies. Imitations. mmmwT LEGAL. THBABUBY DEPATRMBNT, Orncs or QoiurrnuLLCß or taa OoantHcr. 1 WaautNUToM. p*b. a. l»:a. i All pareona baring elalmi wauui the Pourto National Rack at Chicago. ifl., ara n«i«br netlfiad to pni*Btli»a t*<ue. and to uiaaa Ucal proof Ibecnof wllbio tbrea aiuntna, la Cnarlc* D. bUermao, lUcalrw.attbaufflMa JAy KNOX( FOR SALE. T| 11 That uw wonderful for UTIfWQTO *l. ceet *2 eßewto*. niHl.Rnih MEni-8 »l gtore. JJIUUIiULU ICO East H*li*o-st. 7

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