Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune, May 10, 1876, Page 8

Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune dated May 10, 1876 Page 8
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8 THE CITY. GENERAL NEWS. Abraham Grew beg sold Grow*! Slock to John B. Huston for SIOO,OOO. Ths City Treasurer paid out SIB,OOO yesterday oo the city indebtedness. Clinton Briggs baa net yst takso ehargs of the office, Tbe annuel meeting of {he Chicago Astronomical Society will be held to-morrow evening at tbe reoma of the Academy of Sciences, No. 963 Wabash avenue. Fully four-fifths of the SBO,OOO in silver quarters re ceived at the Bub-Treaaury late Monday evening were paid out yesterday on Treasury checks and orders from the country. Tbe entertainment for the benefit of the newsboys which was to have been given U«t Thunday evening will ukeptacast their Home, 140 and 148 Quincy street, this Thursday evening. May 11, at 8 o'clock. Tbs temperature yesl«rdsy,«s observed by Manasse, optician, 88 Madison street (Turnon* Building), was at Ba. m., M degrees; 10a. m., 60 513 m„ 04 53 p. m., 8S t Bp.m., 68. Barometer, 8 a. m„ 38.U3; Ip. m., 38.78. A worthless negro named Joseph P. BlcPbill, aged 40 yean,was found dead last evening at about 0 o'clock In the carpenter abop In tbe rear of No, 74 Fourth avenue. Hemorrhage of the lungs la tha supposed mimo of bis decease. Yesterday afternoon a lumber team, driven by John O'Nell and owned by John Harper, was run Into at the Stove-street crossing by Engine No. 33 on tbe Michi gan Southern Railroad. On# of toe hones was in jured so seriously that it was found necesaanr to kill the animal. The driver escaped by a scratch unin jured. At an annual meeting held Sunday, the Swiss Be* novolent Society ff this dty elected the following gen tlemen as officers for the ensuing year; President, L. Bosrlln ; First Vice-President, If. Enderls ; Second Vice-President, A. Utifdli; Corresponding Secretary, A. Hollnger 5 Recording Secretary, J. llaenalger; Treasurer, O. Birchmeler; substitutes, J. Moeller, O. Werner, andO. Mere. At tbe annual election of tbe Union Catholic Library Association, held yesterday afternoon and evening, the following officers were elected for the ensuing year; President, Hugh J, Maguire; First Vice-Presi dent, Thomas Brenan (Second Vice-President, J. O, Carroll; Treasurer, P. V, PitipaWck; Financial Sec retary, Oeorga E. O'Hara; Corresponding Secretary, Charles 61. Ford; Recording Secretary, James G. Sul liven; Board of Manager* (fml term), M. T. Corby, Stephen O’Brian, Michael J. Keane, John K. Dwyer, and P. U. Uanabrougb; (short term) James Ooggin. Tbe following particulars era obtained from M. B, Page A Co., candy manufacturers, Nos. ill and 313 Lako street, concerning the condition of tba girl* injured In their establishment by tbe fall of a chimney during the tornado Saturday last: Of the four Injured, the uses 01 Katie Woods and Angelina Prsdor are the newt serious, the former having her wrist broken and having received other injuries whereby the lower por tion of bar body and legs are paralyzed. Tba physi cian says her recovery la doubtful. Her parents are dead, and abets living with stepparents, who are poor people. She was » good-principled, Industrious, and iteadr girl, one of the best in the firm’s employ. Asgellne Trader had her skull cut opoa for four or five inches, and received Injuries on her chest which are painful, but with proper care she will undoubtedly recover. The others are badly bruised, but nothing lerions, and will nndoubtodly be around in a few da vs. Yesterday afternoon sixty-eight laborers employed by P. J. Beaton, at tbe new County Hospital, struck fur higher wages. The men bad been receiving $1.33 per day, and they demanded $1.60, which request Mr. Hexton refused to grant. Tha men then became some what demonstrative, but committed no overt acts. They demanded their money, and said tbey wonld quit. As Mr. Sexton pays every Monday, the amount needed was not very great. He at once went down town, tod (stopped on the way et police headquarters, where be notified flapt. Hickey, bo that a force might be sent up to prevent any probable disturbance. Sexton paid tba uea ell yesterday afternoon, and they departed. THE FIREMEN. The Firemen's Benevolent Association hold Its an nual meeting last evening, at Its halt In the Dearborn street engine-house. President Thomas E. Miller oc cupied the chair and Mr. Thomas Buckley acted aa Bccretary. The Secretary submitted his annual report, wblch was adopted. Mr. O. N. Holden, the Treasur er. submitted a report of the financial condition of the Association, showing that tho receipts wore |i2,6<15.8i1; payments, s2i,H('<s.Bo; assets, $48,263.01, An election for four new Trustee*, whose time had expired, was then held, and the following were chosen: Fhomas E. Millar, Anton Berg, J. M. Reis, John Sweeney, The election of new officers taken ptoco Monday even ing. The regular annual meeting of the Produce Ex change. and tho election of officers thereof, was held yesterday afternoon, at ths rooms, corner Dearborn and South Water streets. Voting wse kept up from 2 to B o’clock, (bough nothing like excitement was nt suy time apparent. The count showed 110 ballots cost, and (he following ticket was elected by about 3U majority: President. 8. D. Chase. Second Vice-President, Henry at. Dudley. Directors—Charles lialtz, A. C, Knopf, H. Hester. Committee of Arbitration—T. M. Cyrus. Julius Huilth, G. H. Weaver, B. F. Baker. Committee of Appeals—A. H, Barber, Col. Bond, 0. B. Hutchins, T. 1). Randall. Tbe report of the Bocrctary showed a membership of about 180, an Increase over but year, and SICI In Iho Tromury. v THE PENHIOJf AOENCT. A Journal reporter yesterday interviewed tbe non. J. Bussell Jours in regard to tbe testimouy of Alls* Uwoot, Benelou Agent, published in yesterday’* Turn une. sud obtained from him the following statetneut ; "On the 17tb of April last Gen. Hnrlbui, a member of tbe Civil Bcrvlco Committee of Congress, wrote mo that * information Las been laid before the Committee on Civil Kervlco Beform of certain violations of law sud Imjrropcr conduct in regard to tbo appointment of Goa. Sweet to tbe office of Pension Ageut at Chi cago,* and on tbe 19tb 1 wrote tbs General os follows: • Early m 18t591 wus desirous of procuring a position for CoL George \\T. Campbell, who bod been an active, life-lung Whig and Bepubllcso, sad bod served bouor aoly during tbe War of tbe Uebelllon. Tbe position of Bcnslon Agent at Chicago was talked of, and Gen. Sweet, learning that Z contemplated recommending Col. Campbell, came to nu> and Informed mo that he was an applicant for that position, end showed me tbo letter* bo bad received recommending him. many of which weru signed by men of high character and great influence. Tho result of this interview was that I Joined tbo otbarsin recommending Gen. Sweet, who said be would, If appointed, make Col. Campbell, who was an excellent bookkeeper and accountant, bis chief clerk, at a salary of $3,500 per annum. That till* would en able him, Goa. Sweet, to attend to the business of bis profession, etc. Boon after this, In Juno, IbOO, Z went abroad, and was gone some six yean. Ido not know wbat transpired In connoctlou with tbo Tension Office daring my absence. Whether or not Col. Campbell continued to draw psy after leaving tbe office I do not know, but I do know there was never any understand ing between Ocn. Hwtel and myself by which anything should be paid to Col. Campbell, except as compensation for bis service*, and I know, too, that tbo amount uamed was not on unreasonable compen sation for phot Gen. Sweet represented to mo would bo required of Col, Campbell, Neither was there ouy understanding by which Gen. Bwrel was to retain Col. Campbell's services a moment longer than bo de sired to do so. I beg to add that there is nothing, so far aa I am concerned, in connection with this matter which I desiro to have concealed.' The slmplu tact Is, I did in regard to ibis matter prcclbelv what I had dons dozens of time* before, and hope to do dozen* of time* hereafter—l secured employ ment for a worthy mao. Z never was benefited to tbo extent of ono cent directly or Indi rectly. never expected or devirod to bo. 1 did wbal 1 then thought, amt wbat I now think, was a commend able act, and shall do tbe same thing again tboflnt op. portunlty I bare, and shall continue to do so, Investi gating Committees to tbe contrary notwithstanding.” Marshal Campbell doca not behove tbo published re port* of Miss Sweet's tostiuiouy at Washington yester day aro correct. lie ddes not wish to say anything lu reference to tbe matter until henscnrUlnu positively wbat her testimony was. Ho claims that hi* only con nection with tbe affair was a business one with Blake ly, and that bo had no knowledge or concern with any arrangement or understanding between Blakely and Miss BweeU THE CITIZENS' ASSOCIATION. THK atUNO JUQT. A meeting of th« Eiecutlvo Committee of the cm sens' Association was held at their room* yesterday af ternoon, the object being, among other things, to dls cuss the ways and means of presenting certain ques tions to th« Grand Jury for investigation. The ar rangements bad been perfected for somo time, but ths publication In those columns Sunday made it neces sary to change the plans materially, that the ends of Justice might be subserved. It Is needless to say that tbs Committee wers unsparing In their deprecation of the journalistic policy of anticipating events, and felt not a little curiosity to know how it was that the ro porters always succeeded la Ulug present at private meetings, ooLvu’s agreed case. Daring the session tbe following papers were pre sented, which explain themselves; Citizens’ Aesocunorr or Outoaoo, Executive Committee, Boom 30 Alebouantu* Builuiku, out caoo, May 9, Ibtfi.— Eduard b'. ttham, /.17.—Dksu Sib : In bis rcmsrks to the Council Ust evening, Mr. Colvin stated : •• 1 Invited certain parties to go to tb« Supreme Court with an agreed case. They made an application for mandamus for the election of a Mayor. This was dons by my own invitation and, aa wo are Informed, be has repeatedly stated that the application to the Supreme Court lor a mandamus which you. with Ur. Melville W. Fuller, argued at the January term, 1976, was In the nature of an agreed case. This Executive Committee have directed me to ask you the question, for tbclr Information and that 1 f our members, and of the public generally, What are the facts in Dili matter? And whether It was at any time understood by counsel on either side that tbe •* petition for mandamus " In tbe Mayoralty cats was in the nature of “ an agreed cuss l ” A concise reply at on early hour will vary much •bilge this Committee. Yours respectfully, J. 0. AMsr.il, Secretory, Chicago, May 9—Jfr. J, (*. Ambler, StcreUtrv, tU. “Deab Bib : Tour communication of this morning In behalf of the Executive Committee of the Citizens' Association ta Just received. The facta in the matter to which you refer, aa I recall them, are these: Do fore the filing of lb* petition for maudatuue tu the Su preme Court w« Inquired of one of the counsel, whom ws understood would appear for the respondents in Ihs proceeding, u he would stipulate that ths petition night eland for an alternative writ, end would file a Umanar to It as such, aud try the Issue ixwn that d«Bunr. Aftn consultation. be JpA M M bfd bMA Ulflugbl Iwt HM. I* make nth atlpuUllonl but that wo mntl pwred la bring the City Connell before the Gear! by regular Broeoei, Thereupon, on lh* 4th of January, we filed is petition for an alternatlra writ of mandamus In the Harreme Court at flprlngfleld, accompanied by an affidavit showing aervlc* of the filing of the petition upon all tba Aldermen, tbs Mayor, and tha City Clerk; and on that day motion wo* mad* In open court for the alternatlra writ. Counsel appeared and filed aoma suggestion* In behalf of tba Mayor, opposing the Issuing of the altaraatlre writ, and claiming that tba Court must be governed In the proceedings by the atatuta on tbe subject of mandsmui. Mr. Fuller and myself filed aleo with our petition a abort printed brief, In which we inalatedllbat tba atatuta upon mandatnua related only to tbe Circuit Courts, and not to tba Supreme Court at all. Tbe Court look tbs matter under advisement, and on tbe Clb of January. I think, decided that tbe statute had reference oulytotbe Circuit Courts, and was Intended to regulate tba prao lice In those courts; but that for tbe sake of uniform- Ityof practice they required proceeding! Inman* damn* in tbe Supreme Court to be commenced by summons instead of tba alternative writ, and that in cases where public interests ware Involved tbey would Diske tbe writ returnable to a day in tbe anmo term at which tbe application was made. In this case tbe summons was made returnable In ton days. Tbero* upon we leaned tbe summons returnable, t think, on Jsn. 17. and caused It to be served upon each member of tbo City Council, and by three proceedings. and no other, were tbs re spondents to tbe petition brought before the Court. In these stages of tbs proceeding we thought ourselves put to unuecettiary trouble, but after the service of tbe summons a demurrer was filed by the respondents, and the cause was argued upon that demurrer. I think Mayor Colvin Is under a misapprehension In this mat ter. Ido not moan to say that there was unreasonable opposition ; but I recite these facts to show that wo bau to bring the City Council into Court as we could, and to show that there waa nothing In the nature of an sgraed case about this proceeding ; and I might sug gest that the Mayor was uot In a position to make an agreed case, for the reason that tba City Council, and not the Mayor, were respondents to tbe petition. Very respectfully, Euwaao 9. Isiuu. OGDEN—BARKER. A MICHIGAN AYENCE WEDDING. Mr, John W. Ogden and Miss Annie B. Barker, daughter of Mr. John Barker, were married at tbe residence of the bride's parents. No. 680 Michigan av enue, last night, by (be Rev. Dr. Gibson. At the con clusion of (he ceremony a grand reception of tbe friends of the (wo families was given, and tbe draw ing-rooms were filled. A pleasant feature of tbe en tertainment was the profusion of flowers that deco rated ths parlors and muslo and reception-rooms. The air was heavy with tbo fragrance of the rarest ex otica that filled every nook and corner of the apart ment*. Tbe young coupla Were congratulated by A ROST or riUENUg, among whom were: C. B. Blair, Mr. J. Irving Pe&roe, Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Blair and (be Mioses Blair, Mr*. J, Uedlll, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Doane, Mr, and Mrs, Stewsrt Clark, Mr. and Mrs. Spnianee, Judge Rogers and wife and the Misses Rogers, Mr. A. M, Eddy and wife, Mias Barnes, Mis* Otis, MUs Julia Chupmso, Mis* Grace Pearce, Mrs. Carroll, Miss Julia Tuuitney, Mrs. Balcum, Mrs. Wallace Barker, sod Alias Dobbins. The bride was dressed In white brocade, a la comp teree and en train, the underskirt trimmed in diagonal puffed folds and uauda alternating, and caught at the side with bouquets of tuberoses; the overskirt low, and trimmed with deep fringe and puffing of while satin, held at tha aids with masses of rosea; (ourauro bouffant, with falling illusion and aash of aatln, trimmed with lace: corsage high, of aatlu-looed down the back, and trimmed front and back with puffings; deml-aleove with orange huda; hair & la Malnlenon; Illusion vail and wreath of orange blos soms. The first bridesmaid, Miss Julie Rogers, waa es corted by Watt Carver, and was attired In white gros grain, trimmed with puffings of tulle, high corsage, and hair in bandeaux. . Miss Fanny Parsons, the second bridesmaid, was escorted by Mr. George M. Montgomery, and wore white corded silk, entrain, trimmed with tulle. were numerous and elegant. Among the mote at tractive were a pair of bronze figures from Ur. Her man Morion; fish-knife from Ur*. M. A. Murphy; silver and gloss hutlor-diah from Mrs. Cobb; pair of butter-knives from Mr. and Mrs, A. Clement; gold and silver fish-spoon from Mr. and Un, J. W. Doauo ; fish-knife and fork from Mrs. A. K. Goodrich ; marble and ormolu clock (rum Mr. and Mrs. 11, O. Clement; gold and slim* sauce-spoon from Mrs. U. C. McNeill; heavy gold and silver Unit-knife from Bamuel Glover ; gold und silver preserve dish and sjtooa from C. B. Blair; eoup-ladlo and a pair of onuce-flpuons from Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Blair; six gold and silver egg-cupe from Horatio D, May ; casket of knives, forks, and spoons, from Mr. Ogden, Including leu knives and spoons, salt and mustard spoons,of silver; gold plchle-disb and fork fromMr.andAlrs.il. L. Swords ; sauce-spoon from Mr. R. Bayer; caso of chat-ed teaspoons and fiab-kuife from Airs. W. R. Condict; twelve egg-spoona from Mn. DeWlt* Peck; cose of silver forks and spoons from Mr. and Mrs. F. Haskell; heavily chased butlcr-knlfe from Mrs. D. £. C.kje ; prcscrvo-dlsb and spoon from the brothers of tho bride; gold and silver basket from Mr. and Mrt>. I’cter Pago; magnificent clock of marble and gilt from Un, Barker, THE LIQUOR DEALERS. AND THE STATE LIQUOR LAW. A meeting of the wholesale liquor merchants of this dty was held yesterday afternoon In ona of the parlors of the bhorman House, Mr. Edward McQuald in the chair, and Mr. L. T. Benhau Secretary. Mr. 0. A. Uascnwlnkle, a lawyer of Bloomington, stated tbe general mutter which wne op for the con* slderatluu of tlie meeting and tne trade, lie said that wbat wan wanted was a test of tbo Liquor law. Tbe best test nu to bo msdo In the case of a young miu in tbe southern part of tbo titato who £td been jndictod for selling liquor to minor* and bad been found guilty, but on appeal bad been taken to a higher court, with tbo hox>ca of releasing him on tbo ground of a flaw la tbo law governing tbe subject. Tbe speaker said that tbo passage of a bill required a majority of all tbe members of tbo two Houses of tbe Legislature. Hu bad obtained an of* tidal report of tbe proceedings of tbe Legla laturo, oud found that tbe law in question bad becu passed In tbo Bcuate by twenty-four voles, when a majority of that body was twen ty-six votes. On this ground he deemed tbe law void. The opinion of Judge Dickey was favorable to thorn, for bo bud grunted a supersedeas. Tbo cow would come up In the Supreme Court, and was almost sure to Ins successful. Thu speaker represented tbo Urui who wore managing the case. lie stated the expenses already Incurred, uud told what amount would bo re quired—about &VJO, the compensation of the attorney* not included. Us stated tbo benefit to tbe liquor trade by tbo abolition of the iaw. The most oojeo tionablu feature was the penally attached to Its viola tion. It was for the least offense, and without escape, a tine of $lO and twenty days' Imprisonment lit the County Jail. He cited several caeca of imprisonment under aggravating circumstances. Mr. W. J. Blows said that the whole thing resolved Itself Into a mere question whether tba liquor-dealer* should protect themselves or not. Ha believed they would, and moved that a committee of throo—a dis tiller. a dealer, and a brewer—ho appointed from each division of Lbo city to make collections to defray ex penses. The motion was adopted, and the Chair appointed for the ftorth Division, W. J, Blows, Jacob Funck. and Andrew Lclcbt: South Division, G. Myers. W. Wead ley. and Edward McQuatd; West Division, L. Beaver* B. lloeslng, and F. Aiudliiiger. Mr. Jobu VV. Eurigbt was (hen elected Treasurer. Mr. Blows spoke of tbe old organization called the 'Wholesale Tobacco and Idquor-Doaleru’ Association, and ncomua-nded tbu organization of another such body. It was for the best interest of tho liquor mou, as the reports of certain commercial agencies could not )>e relied upon, After U had been announced that tbe record* of tbs old Buddy bad been preserved Intact, tbe moatlug ad journed. THE BOARD OF HEALTH. BC&VENOEII CONTUACT. The Board of Health held a regular weekly meeting yesterday afternoon la tboir room* in tbe Honors Block. Dr. McVTckar, President, and Commissioners Oclgcr, Mauuhelmor, McDermott, and Moore, and BanlUry Superintendent Miller, wen present. A communication from iho law Department, In forming the Board (bit in application for an Injunc tion to prevent the Commlmoueni from letting the contract for day scavenger work to Dunne k Scanlan hnd been tiled in Judge Farwell'a court, and request ing that no further action bu taken by them, vu read by the Secretary, and received and filed, with the no. demanding that no step should be taken until after the bearing of the matter, which cornea up on Thun day. gome dlsoussiden arose over a motion authorizing the Health Officer to hire at least twenty-five teams at $J per day each for day ecarecger work until the cot>- tract was settled, bat Commissioner Moore warned them against taking any such action, lest they be er reigned for contempt of court, and the motion waa withdrawn by 1U author, Commissioner McDermott. beveral bibs wero tof erred to ths k'lnencu Commit* tee, and that body recommended the payment of Olliers. The report was concurred in. Commissioner Moore moved that tbe reduction of the present sanitary police force, from twenty>elght to tweuty*ouo men, be referred to the Committee on HaulUry police, with Instructions to report si the next mooting. Thu motion wan carried. This will give one man to each ward, and three meat inspectors for the whole city. Dr. McYlckor explained to the Hoard that bo Intend* ed to vote •' no " on awarding tbu scavenger contract to Dunne k Hcanlau, and asked that the fact be recog nised. Hu had caused the Kocretary to record It as be intended. Thu Board consented to the correction of the record. Commissioner Moore stated that Dr. Miller bad made a motion at the last meeting to strike off all hide fur scavenger work not according to specifications, but the mutton hud not beon seconded, and, therefore, waa not recorded, lie moved that all motions not seconded be recorded by the Secretary, including that at the Ust meeting, and Hie motion prevailed. MOUTAUTV BrATISfICU. Sanitary Hupenntendeut Miller presented his week ly aud monthly reporU, from which the following figure* are taken 5 * The mortality for the week, ending May 6 was 130: preceding weak, 144; decteaiu, 34, Correepooatng week In I»7S, 144 ; decrease, la. Of tho death* last week 1 resulted from accident. IS from convulsions, 6 from diphtheria, a from scarUtfever.O from old an* 14 from phthisis pulmoaalli, aud 0 from wnooidns cough. 4 • There wore 63 males and 67 females, and 40 were married and 60 single. One colored person was amouir the number. Of the nativities 34 were German lu Irish, 3 English, and 1 each from Canada, Norway, Scotland, Bwedun, and bwiturland. Ths nativities of four were unknown, Thu other* were bun WUm UjiUd hUloi* Uf tho wards, the gmtcit THIS CHICAGO TRIBUNE: WEDNESDAY MAY 10, 1876. atnabet of death! was In the Fourteenth,—l7,-*sd there wars eons in tha Eleventh. The mortuary statement (or April showed a total of STS deaths, again*! *37 In March of this year, and flit In tha corresponding month of 1675. Tha Health Officer s report tor last week showed that 307 notices bad been servod and 347 nuisances abated, and a quantity of meat had been condemned. During the month of April 1,139 notices had beeu served, Ml nuisances abated, BO sewor notices served, end 47 •ewer connections made. The Board adopted the reports, and then adjourned. THE COUNTY BUILDING. Yesterday waa devoted to hearing claims in tbe County Court. The first specimens of alone from bidders for tbe the new Conrt-Houie work were received yesterday from Indiana. All the specimens were limestone, one from the quarry of which tbe Indiana polls Court- House Is built. Culbertson, who claims to have been elected Folios Magistrate for the North Bide, baa made another dis covery, aud whether hi* commission is leaned to him or not, bn proposes to open an office and exert Uls Judicial mind lu competition with Judge Kaufmann. A few members of the County Board go to Milwau kee to-day to nee a building constructed of Lake Superior sandstone. The public have Uttle to expect from the visit, for the reason that If the object is to nee thin particular stone It Is eutlrolr unnecessary. Tint TnmuAC Building Is open to inspection at any and all times. The Committee on Hospitals and Public Buildings yesterday agreed to oak authority of the Board to ad vertise for proposals to furnish the new County U capital. The Committee, accompanied by the Medi cal Board and architect, will visit the Hospital Friday morning to ascertain what is needed. Tbe Committee will also auk authority to purchase a new ambulance for the use of the Hospital whoa it Is occupied. Tbe alterations which have been la program In tbe Criminal Court-room for several days were completed In time yesterday morning to admit of a session of tbe Court. The alteration! constat of lowering the Judge's bench, cutting tbe Clerk's desk In two, and dividing It between thu Clerk and tbo Sheriff, who now occupy positions on either side of the Court; tbe removing of the wltnees-stand immediately la front of the Court, and the removal of Hie Jury to a similar position. The State's Attorney occupies a position on one side of the witness, end the prisoner aud bis counsel on tbs other. On the whole the alterations have made bad worse, lu the opinion of tha State's Attorney aud other officers of tbe Court. Commissioner Bcbmtdt yealerdsy dlacovored what seemed to blm an irregularity about the Jail, ilo found an Joxpresa-wagon la the Jail-yard heavily loaded wltn old Iron, which, upon examination, proved to bo tsoro valuable than it appeared. Among the content# were parts of bedsteads, and the whole was in charge of a Junk-dealer named Keal. who had agreed to pay for the same at the rate of i cents per pound. Ur, Hchmtdt recognized the iron as the property of the county, ordered It unloaded, and threatened to arrest the Junkman. The order was compiled with promptly, but nobody appears to know who made the aale, and there la a disposition around the Jail to pasa the whole affair off aa a joke. The Grand Jnry v«tcrday listened to a great deal of testimony on mlacellaneoua subject*. Judge U. W. Fuller, R, T. Crain, A. F. Stevens, and others, testi lied in reference to bow the grant of way for laying the Wabash avenue street-railway was pushed through the Council. From the two lormer very little was elicited. Judging from the smile of satisfaction tuey wore when dismissed. Ur. Fuller was particularly plousaut, cud was heard to remark that "the Jury never touched the rock, but had saked him eome very silly questions," eucn as whether or not ho had over hud access to the books of the South Side Railway Company, and how many Aldermen appeared on (he £iy-roU, etc. Mr. Stevens had been Interested i a rival application for right-of-way along the avenue. and he told all he know with readiness, lie was detained with the Jury for eome time, but bis story has been so often told aa to be a little threadbare. Pope and Woodman were examined tn reference to in old contract with the county, and u night-watch man at the Jail told & long story In reference to the management of that Institution, In wblch the late escape figured. To-day tho Jury will return to regu lar cases. Bo far there baa been a hitch In the Invest!gallons threatened and prompted by the Citizens’ Association. Witnesses have failed to appear, and tho Jury Is divided as to Its future course. Most of the members are anxious to get through with their work and ad journ. and they are liable to carry out their wishes ut any time, unites (hoy strike aa Important lead In the uut day or two. CRIMINAL. Mlanle Bells and MolUe Atchison bad a quarrel last night at Molllo Brown’s house of lU-fome In the South Division, about a colored man whom each claim ed as a lover. It ended by Minnie stabbing Mollis In tho forehead, on account of which she was locked np In tho Armory. Jamas Cummins, a raw graduate from Uncle Barn's army, was out last evening and fell Into tho arms of some Clark street rtumaels who bunkoed him out of SIS, for which ho caused their atmt. Their names are Anolo Bluger and Mary Clarko, and they resido at Ho. 471 Clark street. MaJ, J. H. Conklin, arrested the other day on a charge of obtaining money under false pretenses from a party of BUck Hill miners, was .yesterday brought before Justice Bcully, and after an examination of the case honorably acquitted, the Justice deciding that thera was not the slightest evidence of fraud or deception on the part of the accused. SUBURBAN. EVANSTON. L. 11. Boyle, Esq., of St. Louis, will deliver a lecture In tbe Presbyterlau Church, Thursday evening, on " The land of tbo Cayuse and Coyote.” A residence of many yar* In Montano, and Mr. Boyle's ability as a lecturer, eminently qualify him to deliver a lecture of thrilling interest upon life in tbe Bar West. Ho has kindly donated bis services, tbo Trnstecs of tbo church have generously given the use of tbu building ‘without charge, and, a* tne public can rest assured of receiving moro than full value for Us muuuy, it is to bo hoped that tbo boys will be given a rousing benefit, us tho University Base- Ball Association la in need of muds to improve tho ground* and pay the expenses of tbe nine. Tbu University Nine expects to play tbe Fairbanks Kins of this city ut Evanston this afternoon, and to play tho first game of the series with Chicago Univer sity at Evanston Saturday afternoon. A report came to Evanston Monday afternoon that a nan bad been seen flouting iu tbo laku on a plank, bo tween Wlnuotka uud Glencoe, Several courageous spirits, among whom were Messrs Georgs Lunt, W. O. Evans, 11. B, Bcott, oud J. B. Paul, manned a boat about d o'clock, and started in siurcb of tbe " suppos- Bilious" shipwrecked individual. After a long, bard pull of several tulle*, they (Uncovered a slight raft rigged with n sheet of brown paper for a sail, but nothing to indicate that It bad over supported a man, or was largo enough to do so. Tho opinion seem* to bo that it must Lave been set atlo.it by some small boy* earnestly seeking for amusement. Thu voyagers reached homo about u o'clock, wet and aupixirlcas, and not over weU pleased with tho result* of their exer tions. Tbu M, F. Society will give Its closing party Friday evening. The list ratty of tbo Social Club will not take place until Thursday of next week. Dr. and Mra. Wentworth have gone to New Hamp shire with the remains of Mrs. Harriet Drew, Mrs. Wentworth's mother, who died at Evanston Sunday. This will necessitate a further postponement of action iu tbe Hard-Brown caao. RIVERSIDE. A Centennial entertainment will be given by the ladles of Ulvoraide Thursday evening at tbe Befectory Hall, consisting of theatricals and tableaux, and to conclude with dandug and supper. Ticket* AO cents. Proceeds to be given to the Ladles’ Benevolent Budo ty. A special train will leave the Central Depot at «:‘is p, in., returning to the dtyatlT m., free to oil buying tickets to tbu entertainment. Tickets will be for sale on tbe train and at thu door of tbe Befuclory. HTOE BABE. Tbq Board of Trustees of Hyde Park elected officer* a« follows : Treasurer, A. D. Waldron, on the nine teenth ballot; Engineer, U. L. Bristol, on the Six teenth ballot; Collector, Michael Doyle, first ballot. Forty-three ballots for Superintendent of Public Work* were taken, with no choice between Healy, Mitchell, and Montgomery. The election of other officers was postponed. Centennial Opening* Why the lOib of May was aoiected as the opanlug day of the Groat Exhibition in Phila delphia, must remain a rotatory to many millions ; not so the Interest shown by tbe pul>> lie in the vroiidor-worklug automatic sewing* machine of the Wilicox * Oibba H. M. Co., in operation there, and in this city at 200 and 202 Wabaah avenue. XTooful Information. Employing expert and experienced workmen, with ah delicate modern machinery, aecurtng exact time by direct telegraphic communication with the Dearborn Observatory, and having a splendid fire-proof vault, makes It particularly desirable to recommend any one owning a good watch that may at somu time or an~ other need repairs, to the Jewelry house of Hamilton, Howe I: Co., southeast corner male and Washington ■treats. Pianoa, Organs, Shoot-Haste, music-books, violins, guitars, brass and German all* ver band tnatrumsuts, hutes, clarionets, banjos, tam bourines, drums, accordeons, concertinas, dulcimers, eta, at ths Hoot k Sans Music Co.'s, No. 00 Stats street. Our French, Dry Cleaning Process thoroughly cleans any garment without ripping or re moving tbs trimming. It Is superior to all other pro cesses, and adapted to cleaning ladles' and gcuta' wear. Cook k go Dearborn and 301 West Medisoul Do You Want a Bangs P Forties buying the new Empress Hinge, found only with ui, will get Just es goodorenge as U made, u will give perfect satisfaction. James I’. Dalton, 13j State street. All kinds of housekeeping outfits. Shades for Dwellings, Stores and Offices. We will make it to the interest of sit venting store, office or dwelling-house window shades, to cell end wa the Inducements we offer. linger, Jenkins k. . Voion, 229 ead 231 State lUeet. TOWNSHIP ORGANIZATION. Opinions Couccrntnc Its Aboli tion In Cook County. Meiin. Jowott, Swott, anil Dent Hold that it Ii Feasible but Unwise. aicsirs. Goody and Yon Bnrcn Adriio Gto County Board Not to Submit tho Question, Mr. Pallor Beoommonds Obtaining tbo Views of tho Supreme Court. At tb« meeting of the County Board held Monday, there were submitted the opinions of various prominent lawyers on tbo question of the abolition of township organisation in this county,—its feasibility ami its advisability. They are in brief aa follows: JEWETT, BWETT, AND DENT. First oomoa one signed by John N. Jowatt, Leonard Swell, and Thomas Dout. The opinion reviews tbs primary object and purposes of the Township Organization law, aud gives Us lead log provisions, and tbo Vowers conferred upon the officers elected under thorn. The government of this county by tbs old Board of Supervisors was cumbersome aud in other respects objectionable, and its management of tho affairs intrusted to it had been such as to cause it to bo looked upon with groat suspicion. Tbo result of (his public feeling was (bo present organization of tbo Board of Commisbionots. This change in tbo organization of tho County Board did not, iu tholr Judgment, affect tho organization of the towns of tba county. It aimpty •übetltutod the Board of fifteen Commissioners for tbaold Board of Biiporvtßora In the management of comity affairs, and It was In this respect alone that the Constitution contemplated or provided that any change should bo made. Thin they understood to be a dear legislative recog nition of tuo existence of township organization In Cook County, notwithstanding the cnango mado In the County Board, aud that U did so exist had been recent ly decided by our Bupromo Court, aud thoy bad not been able to find any good foundation for an argument to (he contrary to rent upon. Starling, then, with tho proposition conceded or es tablished, that township organization, as a system of local Government, waa slid iu force lu Cook County, tho question of law submitted was, " Can that system be discontinued in raid county under the provisions of the Constitution and statutes now lu force T ” Iu support of this view, various provisions of the Constitution aud laws are referred to, and tbo gen tlemen proceed to say that if township organization was lu lorco lu Cook County, aa la now assumed, tbo language of tho Constitution aud law relating tolls discontinuance waa certainly broad enough to lududo Cook County; for lathe one case Ills "any county that shall have adopted township organization,” and in tho other "any county having adopted township organisation,”—moaning, In both cases, any county Jn tho State in which township organization exists, or shall exist, as a matter of fact. Tho question, os pre sented, was solely cue of power to get rid of an exist ing system of local government, and not at all a ques tion of policy. Many suggestions were made or readily occurred against tbo expediency of discontinuing township organization in tho county under present circumstances, tho full force of which thoy recognized oud admitted; but tho people lu this country, when constitutions and laws did not forbid, and especially when constitutions aud laws authorized It, had a legal right to become os disorganized, as they, in the everclM) of tbeir sovereign pleasure, might doom proper. Except as actually restrained by constitu tions and laws, no obligation other than that which good sense aud morality Impose (not always very In fluential in politics) rusted upon them to accept or con tinue any particular system of local government, no matter how advantageous for them to do so; and w hen a right was expressly given, and tho exercise of It Intrusted to tbo publlo discretion, the consequence of the exercise of that discretion |u a particular way could not bo urged as au argument against the exist ence of tho right Itoclf. Tho management of Cook County affairs could not be disturbed by legislative act, and whether the county rumnluod under township organization or not, Us nHairs must continue to be managed by a Board of fifteen Commissioners. Tuo remis sion of tbo management of county affairs to three Commissioners upon the discontinuance of township organization In uuy county could not apply to Cook County. The roanogomont of tbo affairs of Cook County was made an exceptional case by tho Constitution without prejudice to tho existence of township organization as a local system of govern ment. Upon the discontinuance of township organization, all interests now lu tho control of township oiflccri would become Interests of tue county, to be managed by the County Board and other appropriate county oillcers, and the hooka, papers, aud records of the sev eral towns would be remitted to tbe custody of tbo County Clerk, and tbe property of the towns become subject to the disposition of the County Board under the limitations aud for tho purposes specified In tho law. The gentlemen advise the Hoard to anbmlt the queetlou of the abolition of township orgaolzatloo to tbe people, to be voted on at te nuzt general aleo tlon after the presentation of the petition. They wore finally of the opinion that any attempts to discontinue township organization la Cook County, under existing circumstances, would bo a monstrous mistake. Tho opinion closed by making some Bug gostlons concerning the cioJlncallou of thetslate laws to compass tbe dcslrud cud of correctlug abuses In county management. OOUbV AND VAN BCSCN'S OPINION. The opinion of Messrs, Ooudy and Van Duren con templates three sections of the Constitution providing for township organization, the latter of which nays “ tho county afiutra of Cook County shall be managed by a Hoard of Commissioners of fifteen persons, ten of whom shall bo elected tram the City of Chicago, and live from towns outside said city, In such manner as may tw provided by law." It claims that this gives rise to tho qiuetlou whether, or not, tho Constitution imposes on Cook County permanently a form of Coun ty Government different from tho other counties In the titnte, aud beyond the power of tho Legislature to change. Entering upon an analysis of the various systems of Town and County Government, it says that •• tbe idea that the town business is not o part of tbe county bust ness us a political fragment *of tho State, or that tho general county business Is something distinct in character from that done by tho lesser corporate an (horUlcs. Is a fallacy, and It claims that wucro the phut of township organization prevails, tho business com mon to the wholo county Is done by representatives, such as HnpervUors, from the towns. The language of tho Constitution certainly Implies that the business ojuuut bo done by Commissioners, except in counties not under tbe township system, aud therefore an ex press provision was inserted allowing Commissioners In Cook County. Enumerating the acts and appropriation under the system, it says that the suburban towns Lave now sub stantially village governments, and have acquired proi>ertY, and are distinguished from the ordinary towes covered by the general Township Organization law. In addition to this, tbs Legislature, In JtiCO, au thorized tho establishment of public parks In West Chicago, North Chicago, and Lake View, to be maintained by township taxation. Dy virtue of this, land bxti been acquired, assessments mode, bonds is sued, aud Improvements commenced, which will re quire the levy of Uses for many years to come. Those peculiar provisions all rest on tho organization os towns, under the General TownsblpOrganizatlon law, and If the general law U repealed, or the system In Co»k County is abolished, the wholo structure will fall, and leave the Inhabitants without power to con tinue and molntaln the Improvements begun, *• If there is power to abolish the system of town ship organization lu Cook County it must be found In Art. 11. of tho revised Township Organization law of 1D74, boeause that Is the only statute In force on the subject. If tbe provisions of that article do not em brace or apply to Cook County then there te a want of power. Tho first section authorizes a vote of dlscoutiuasnceof townshlporganlzation In sny county having adopted It, aud it Is provided that It shall cease when a County Hoard is elected and quali fied, aud oil laws relating to counties not under the system shall apply to tbe emancipated county. The question is, Do these provisions apply to Cook County, which is not included or excepted in the statute?" The opinion then goes deeply Into the rules by which legislative enactments must bo construed, snd thou construe* tbe statute to excluds Coon County from the provision which permits discontinuance of the sys tem. The stainte providing for the discontinuance provides also for the government which shall succeed, and which shall consist of three County Commission ers, to be elected, etc., which cannot apply to Cook Couiitr, lor the Constitution says that the county aftairs of Cook County shall m managed by a Hoard of fifteen Commissioners elected lu Axed districts, aud this Constitution Is beyond Legislative control. It then proceeds to argue that, as the operations of tbe sections an to affairs lu Cook County would result lu so much barm, the Legislature could not have contemplated such county in the passage of the acts. As to the course to be pursued, tbe opinion suggests that "It would be tbe duty of the County Commla aiouers to refuse to cause tho question of discontinu ance to be submitted." Hut ae a contrary conclusion, has been reoebed by some of the counsel included lu tho resolution, tbe Hoard it recommended to pro forma refuse to order the election, so that an applica tion can be made for a mandamus to couqiel a submission of the question, or that an agreed case be made, as allowed by Iba statute and presented to the Bupreme Court before submitting the question. The reasons for this course are obvious, if there is a want of power to submit thequustiun, ami the vote should be against tho present system, aud an effort should be made to assess aud collect taxes on tho theory that such su organization was abolished, such assessment aud tbo warrant fur collection would be void. On the other hand. If there Is power, aud the Court of lasi revolt shall so decide before the elec tion, and the present system should bo abolished, tbers would be no embarrassing questions or litigation to follow. A decision could no obtained before the time to submit the question at the next election, so that no delay would occur by taking Uis course aug gesUd. * At. W. FULLED. The following opinion was submitted by U. W, Fuller; ** 1 have no doubt tbit, 'under Ibe existing Oonsti* tutlou and Uws «f this State,' Ibe power Is vested la the Hoard of Commissioners of Cook County to sub* mil to the people the question of the abolition of town* ship organization, and that therefore It ts the duty of tbs Hoard to do so upon the proper application, “ As, bowsrer, tba Supremo Court bolds a session In ratnlnii months, and tf tbs application bepm tnlly made hi learai to to supposed probable, there would be no difficulty in obtaining a definite Judicial settlement of Ui* question of power Ufore the election at which the vote could be bad. 1 think, In view of the complications which would ensue If the popular voice were pronounced against township organization, that It would be the part of prudence amt wisdom for tba Board to aid In making up an agreed caae for the disposition of tbs tribunal of last resort. "Bo far aa consequence* are concerned If township erganlzatlou should be abolished, I have not permit ted myself to take them Into consideration In arriving at a conclusion In the premlsee, except so far aa bear ing upon the ascertainment of intention In the fram ing of the various constitutional and legislative pro ceedings, aa I conceived that they are mattsrt to be more particularly passed upon by the voter*, when submission has been ordered.” AMUSEMENTS. HOOLEY’9 THEATRE. Ur. Daly’s "Fiqas” was played Monday night for lbs Aral time in Chicago. It mot with a most flattering reception. The auditorium was tilled with a brilliant and critical assemblage, whose applause and laughter gavo aubatanlial testimony to tbo success of tbo performance. There are objections to be mado to details In. the ooDotrucliOD of the play. Nor la tbo sating in all respects what it should be. But the per formance as a wbolo does not flag la interest, nor fall to elicit Uugbter where merriment la tbo end sought by the author. How many mod ern dramatists are there who can truthfully say that they have found In any audience accurate responses to all tbo emotions which they have attempted to exhibit ? If Ur. Daly has succeeded even In doing this, bo has accom plished more than most contemporary American playwrights; and beta entitled to the credit of success in a field of effort where thousands bays failed. Tbo ilmo when it was fashionable to sneer at Augustin Daly as an adaptor of plays has almost, If not entirely, passed away. Ho Is henceforth to bo known as a play-koackor of experience and renown. Tho plot of "Pique” is as follows : Mabel Renfrew, a fashionable New York girl, le suf fering, at the rising of the curtain, from on embar rassment of lovers. Two of these—Sammy Dymplt and Thortoy Gyll—tta boyish fellows fresh from Harvard, wsntlng In earnestness, decision of charac ter, and modesty; the third Is aa bonest Captain in the navy, bearing the good old Puritan name of Slandtth: the fourth, whom Mabel loves, Is Raymond Letting, a handsome fortune-hunt er. Another Important character in this act Is Mabeft step-mother, not much older than her self, who, being in possession of a largo property, and no longer incumbered by a huabauu, is a dangerous rival In love-making enterprises. Raymond Letting, after a tender aceno with Mabel, learns that tier ox flotations are comparatively small, and Immediately raasfers hie affections to ilr*. Renfreie. Mabel over hears his fatso expressions of devotion, and, in a rush of pride and pique, accept* Cunf. ftamiDA, who loves her as only a strong man can love, but whom she re gards with aversion rather than otherwise. In tba second act Mabel Renfrew, transformed Into Mabel Slamitth, Is brought to the Puritan home of her hus band In Now England. Here wo are Introduced to tnreo new acquaintances— Mattheu StanJiih, a stiff necked old rollt-ownor, very proviso la hie manners and particular about prayers; Aunt Dorothea, s loving soul, whose piety does not always get the better of her human nature; and Raiteh, a waif, who bos been reclaimed from the slums of New York, and sent to this gulot home to be " brought up ” like another 'J opty. Mabel la not long In discovering that such a home la unendurable; tho atmosphere that pervades it stifles her; sho cannot, and will not, attend prayers, nor submit to tho decor ous and Inflexible rules of the establishment. Her huansnd entreats her to yield for a time at least, and uses all the means Jn his power to soften tho unaccus tomed and disagreeable surroundings of his home; but the more he tries tho more sho refuses to be •allelicd. She becomes petulant, capricious, and rude; and, finally, In an excess of rage, she lolls tbo whole story,—how sbo never loved him, but married him because sbo was piqued by tbo troacbory of Raymond Letting. CavL StandiiAblds her farewell forever, aud loaves the house. There Is a lapse of some months between the eccond and third acts, and when the cur tain rises again, Mabel has a child, who la henceforth to play a leading part In the drama. When Mabel de sires to live apart from old fflamhsfi, she proposes to take the child with her; but, while consent for her own departure is readily obtained, tho grandfather loves the child too well to let It go. Tbo mother then, becoming desperate, arranges with a number of trumps to steal the child and surrender It to her after wards. Before tho theft la accomplished, she ropouts, and gives orders to the tramps to desist. But they have learned that money Is to bo mado by torturing the grandfather’s loro, and they accordingly stool tho child on their own account. Tho fourth and fifth acts tire entirely taken up with tho search for and tho recovery of tho child. In this work Railch, tbo wslf, who has friends amoug tho tramps, but who loves her Now England frlomla hot ter, ana Sammy DympUhctt prominent parts. In the end, the child la brought back; the news is broken to the anguish-stricken mother; tho husband returns, and the wife, who has been loving him hard ever sines she lost him, finds her true happiness at last on his breast. Sammy Rumple, the boy millionaire with rod hair, marries Ilaiteh, ana Mary Standith accepts the other boy-lover, Tnorsby Oyll. Mr. Daly Is Indebted to two sources for the princi pal material of ibis drama. These are Florence Mar ryatt’s cove), '* Her Lord and Master," and the atoryof Charlie Hoes. Florence Marryatt prodomlnatea in tho first half of tho play, and Charlie floss la the second half. Doth parts are properly arranged, and tho adaptation of them to each other as well na to tbe re quirements of the stage fa almost as creditable a piece of work as tho invention of an original plot. The first two acts and part of tbe third aro taken directly from *• tier Lord and Master." Tho language of the covcl Is avoided, for tho roost part, though even this may bo detected in one or two instances. Mr. Daly's serious fault lu this adaptation Is In following too closely the idea of oaete as a moans of separation between hue band and wife, which Is so essential a part of tho English novel, American girls hare no snob notions of coats as those which Florence Marryatt ascribes to her Lady t'thel Carr . It Is absurd to think of a New York girl who would turn up her nose at a Captain In the navy merely because hla father was a mill-owner In Massachusetts, and worth $4,000,0;<0 to $5,000,000. American girls In Now York, or out of It, do not turn up their nuios at that kind of men. For the rest, the novel is well used. A bettor playwright than Mr. Daly might bo proud of haring turned unpromising ma terial to such good advantage. •' Her Lord and Mas ter," bo It understood, Is a slipshod work of fiction, more remarkable on tho surface for bad grammar, pious platitudes, and false sentiment, than for rigorous fancy or truthful delineation of character. The Charlie lloss episode, also, la well treated. It Is full of allott ing suggestions and affords opportunities for the Intro duftlon of a strong sceno to tho thieves' den. The dialogue of tbe play Is sprightly and animated; the tableaux effective, and the stage arrangements excel lent. Tbe only objection we have to urge to U is an occasional want of correct perspective, as, for in stance, when tho child Is brought in at the third not, wept over by the mother, and stolen before her oyes, all In a breath. The situation Is absurd. Bo also In the conservatory scene, two or throe couples make love successively within hearing of bystanders, with out so much as asking to have the lights turned down; and all thotr talking Is dons In a loud voice. There Is frequently a sudden Jumble of Incidents which temporarily disconcerts tbe spectator, Tula Is especially noticeable In tho fifth act, (he whole rational* of which Is obscure. , Miss JeHreys-Lewis assumes the important and Tory trying pari of Mabel Jienfrew, Her style is uneven, but generally easy and comfortable. When shs for gets herself and becomes passionate, she is strong and good; when she remembers herself, shs is often arti ficial and weak, Hhe was particularly affecting In the fifth act, when, believing her child to be dead, she re fused to be comforted, and was led from the room by her husband sobbing an though her heart would break. Tbe best acting, however, was dons by Alias Ada Oilman aud Air. Owen Fawcett, who played llatUh and Hammy Vvmple. Their love poesags In the last act was exquisite, especially on tho part of Alias Oil man. Frank Chapman as Thoraby Uyll, the other boy lover, was acceptable. ifOTmoncg Jim (George De •vsre) was as rough and smart as anybody could expect. Ills exposition to the bloated capitalist. Matthew Htamliah, of the relations between capital and labor, though too witty for one In bis station, was full of telling points, some of which the audience did not fully appreciate, Mr. Hardie as Matthau Htandtah Nave no signs of old age In voice, step, or action; and the robust manner In which na rolled outthafew pieces of claptrap that fell to bis sbaro showed how far short he came from being a true artist. Ur. Ding gold os ArfAur HUndish spoke with a gasp. The scenery wu new throughout, And every set was beautiful. The management have exhibited a liberality fa the mounting of lids piece wblcb 1b a<* miuiual os It fa delightful fn Chicago. " I'lgne " will be repeated until furtlier notice. It promises to have, and do* nerves to bare, a succession of crowded bouses. DRAMATIC NOTES. Maggie Mitchell 1b ploying ot BToTloker’a Theatre this week with her own company. Tor the drat three ulgbla and the Saturday matinee "Fancboo ” waa underlined, and the "Pearl of Savoy ’’ will bo given Thursday, Friday, and Saturday uigbtu. The company, eo far aa it snsy be Judged from aoursoiy gUuce, seems to be In* dUTerent. Nothing new csubessldof tbs principal actress or ber readerluft of fi'anchori. Hooley's Minstrels sre plsylug at the New Chicago Theatre to satisfactory audiences. Newcomb, nice, amt Hart afford more than the usual supply of mirth, and the musical failures of the entertainment coulin* He as good u ever. At the Adelrbt JohnNssh slogs bis hughlng-dlttlcs; the Levanion brothers perform their gymuasile feats with the liberal assistance of mechanical apparatus; and Mias Kate Itsymoud appears in the drama of " Msieppa, or the Wild Horse of Tartary," wjuch, the lovers of poetry will be glad to learn, owes Its existence ■to Lord Hyron. Furniture Has Ootno Down, no matter what other dealers say to the contrary. 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Htoera«s*2e. with superior aeeommouauons. la* eludlaS wine, uoodlng. and nlonallswllhoutextra shares, Hieam° r * marked thus *do not cany steerage uausngsra, JUjUIRDrURBIAN, Agent, 65 Broadway, W.T. . W.F. WlliTK, No. flTOUrk-sU, cor. iUndclpn, Agent, for Chicago. ALLAN LINE OCEAN MAH. STEAMERS, VIA QUEnUC nml VIA DAI/TUmiUE. Paasago, all classes, between principal points In Eu rope and America. CABIN and SALOON ACCOM MODATIONS UNEXCELLED. Shortest Bca Itoute. Superior Ship*. Experienced Ofllcor*. Disciplined Craws. SAFETY THE GOV ERNING IIULE. Throe weekly sailings each way. EMIGRANT AND STEERAGE PASSAGE, there? bml In all rcspocta, at lowest rates, . ’ Apply to ALLAN & CO„ 73 and 74 LaSalle-at.. Chicago. STAB BALL LINE. UNITED STATES k BRAZIL MAIL STEAMSHIPS, Sailing montuly from Watson’* Wharf, Brooklyn, N. T, For Part. Pernambuco, Bahia, and lUo Jauerlo, calling at St. Jonas. Porto Rico. JOHN BRAMALI, 2.600 ton* Monday, May 15 J. B. WALKER. 3,700 tons Thursday, June IS NELLIE MARTIN, 3.000 tons Saturday, Jnly 15 pMFonßor accommodations flrst-cIMB. For freight and pasoogo, at reduced rates, apply to J. 8. TUCKER k CO., Agents, 64 Plne-st,, Now York. STATE LINE; NEW YORK TO GLASGOW. LIVERPOOL. DUBLIN, BELFAST. AND LONDONDERRY. These tlrU-ctasi lull-povrered steamers will sail from Plor No 42, North Rlror, toot of OanaLst., Now York: STATE OF INDIANA Thursday, May IB STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA Thursday. Juno I STATE OF VIRGINIA .Thursday. Juno 16 And otory alternate Thursday thereafter. First cabin, SCO, |7O, and sß>is return tickets, SI2U. ttooond cabin, $46: return ticket*, 880. Htecraao at lowest rates. Apply to JOHN K. EARLE, Nu. COOlark-st., Chicago. NORTH GERMAN LLOYD, The steamers of tbla Company wiQ sail every Satur day from Bremen Pier, foot of Tblrd-st., Hoboken. Rates nf passage—From New York to Southampton, London, Havre, and Bremen, first cabin, $100; second cabin, tdO, gold; steerage, HO, currency. For freight or passage apply to OELKICUS A CO., 3 Bowling Green, Now York. Great Western Steamship Line. From Now York to Bristol (England) direct. ARAGON. Symons..... .Saturday, May S CORNWALL Stamper Saturday, May SO Cabin Passage. 970: Intermediate, 945; Steerage, 930. Kxearsion tickets, fllSt): Prepaid btaorag* csriuioatos. sai. Apply to WAL F. VVUITit, tfJ Ulark-st., Micmgan Central Kaltruad. WORCESERSHIRE SAUCE. LEA & PERRINS’ CELEB HATED ID BV * efga lEURS j'gj MBI ran B 1 'OOD p|p} V f»; ibla to ipMFflWjjf indu IIURT7 Üblo PRONOUNOBI 00SN01SS1 IDIOAL OCNTLB* tIAN ttMadras. tobla brother «V TO DB T 1 “ONLY Gl SADCEj WOROKBTBU, Mar. 1861. ilchly esteemed ta And Applleal lU, tad U, In my alon, ttiemoetpaU* lo u well m tbe it wboleeome Uauoe EVERY VAI 07 DIBI Worcestershire Sauce. Bold Wholesale and for Exportation by the Proprietors, LEA A PBRItINB, Worcester, Ragland; and Retail by Dealers hi Sauces generally thronahout the world. Ask forLoa & Perrins* Sauce* At the BREAKFAST TABLE Ulmpirta the most exquisite rellah and teat to llot or Gold Moat, Pawl, Pith, Drolled Kidney, Jko. At tbo DINNER TABLE* In Scrap.-wtlbFUb. Rot Jointa, Gama, and In all Gravies, It firs* a delightful fiaror. At the LUNCHEON AND SUPPER TABLES It is doomed IndUponaablo by tboao (amlllar with tta eitl* mable qualities. [Prom tba New Park Times.} Thaw la no relish la t&o world whlob is so enlrenudly kedaa Lea A Perrins'famous Woneatorabtro Saoce. Tba axooUenoe of tbla BADGE baring ceased numor oua Imitations, the NEW LABEL beam a tbo proprietors' signature. c£c as which la placed open each bottle. JOHN DUNCAN'S SONS, WKW YO -TC. MACHINERY. ow vnunHimiiiioi P¥fkma«m uamrrAoranKO tnr I PE CRANE BROS.MFG.CO. fla mJ io N. JofTorson-st. CONFECTIONERY. m Hi nBBaMn CELEBRATED throughout Cml k| l%T9n yIM the UuiOQ—expressed to all (j ■ IB nM Bb W part*. 1 lb aud upward at H■ Bn hM El H Q v\ 40, 600 iter lb. Addreas MAJIRw RB a erdere OUNTBBR, Uoofeo- Uuuor. Chicago. AUCTION SALES. By JAB. P. McNAfIIAUA & GO., 11l W*baaU-*T„ N. W. comer Madison-at. 500 Lois Boots aM - Shoes at Auction, THURSDAY MORNING, April 11, at %H o'clock. Abo to down line Morocco and Ooat-sklas* JAS.P, MoNAUAUA k OOu Auctioneer*. By J. U KEIiP & CO. AUCTION AT Ul BOUTU HALOTEMT.—The entire etock of Engravings, Flos Hied Plates, Ohro moe, Leaking Glasses, etc. (formerly of 221 South Hals ted), will be sold st public auction without reserve, Even night this week until disposed of. WAREHOUSE SALE. This day, Wednesday, May 10. st 10 a, m., at Htate-st., will sell st auction fur storage, of wbioh legcl uotlc« has been given. Furniture of ail kinds. Boxes, Chests, Trunks, Bundles, Ac., containing much value, large Cook titove, with furniture. Also throe HcU Theatrical Scenery, with change*, curtains, boidcn. Ac. Irma caUi, loi ID. KiamVß, STEEL PENS. BY ALL DEALERS IN STATIONERY. AUCTION SALES; By ELISON, POMEROY Sb ~CO Auctioneer*. 84 tod 88 Bandolph-il. fiie Watches A.X A. H. MILLER’S Oral toil Auction Sales, AT ei WAHHUTQTON-ST., Every Pay tills Week at 10:30 a, m, and 2:30 p. m., and Saturday Evening at 7:30 o'clock* Jules Jurgonsfln’B celebrated Wntohos* FULL CHRONOMETER, OEBONO. GRAPH, Split Second. FLY BACK. Quar ter Second. Also, other Quarter and Fifth Second, in Stem and Key-winders. Full line Chanior’n and Qallet'a celebrated. Watches, and dll Jiao of American 'Watches. ALSO, Rich Jewelry, Silver and Plated fare, Etc., Etc. The whole being the stock of one of the loading houses of tho city. W Look for tho announcement of Grand DIAMOND SALE. ELIBON, POMEROI k CO., Auctioneer*. Mr. J. IL FRENCH will conduct tbo isle. THE LAST BAT AUCTION SALE. EIOH AND ELEGANT JAPANESE, CHINESE, AND EAST INDIA GOODS, AT OTJB. STORES, 84 & 86 Randolph-st., This Morning at 10 o’clock, And Closing at 2:30 p. m» .Tie Most Eipsln Bromes will le soil. Tie Most Elegant Vasa Tic (Most Japanese Goods. Toilet sets, Jewel CasMs, & Attend this Closing Sale for choio bargains. ELIBON, POMEROY k CO., Auctioneers, . By WM. A. BUTTERS & CO~ * Auctioneers, 118 and 130 Waboah-av. BUTTERS & CD?S _ REGDLAR SAIiE, Wednesday Morning, Mar 10, at 9:30 o'clock At 118 ud 120 Walmh-fIT., N. E. cor. Midlaon-st. ASSORTED GLASSWARE, WHITE GRANITE WARE, Id Paclragea and Open Lota. Yellow and Booking* bam 'Ware, i'lno Tablo Cutlery, oto. ALSO, Express Wagons, Phaetons, Buggies, Eta EXTRACT LKTTKE from a ALSO, 20 Large Show Lamps, i>U LEA A PBU IS that tb»lrßftOM BUTTERS & CO.'S REGULAR TRADE SATjB, THURSDAY MORNING. MAY 11, at 0:30 o’clock,. i| tbelr Auction lloouu, 118 and 120 Wabash-av. STAPLE AND FANCY DRY GOODS, MERCHANT TAILOR’S STOCK. CLOTHING, OASSIMERBS, FURNISHING GOODS. BOOTS, SHOES, JM. BANKRUPT SALE OF A GENERAL BTOOE OF DRY GOODS), THURSDAY MORNING. May 11, at 10 o’clock, at «l Auction House, 118 and 12U Wabasb-av, Tne ■ lock conilila of Merinos, Poulins, Lawns, Japanese 8 lUi* Fancy Stripes, KUk*, victoria Lawni. Linen Toueli* all-wool Flannels, Cuesltnerea, Jeans, Cambrics, 1 sols. Uoiisry, Gloves, Notion*, Fancv Goods, etc. Also, a Urge line 6f Gents' Furnishing Goods, By order uf Leonard G. Kllnck, Assignee. WM. A. BUTTERS k CO., Auctioneer!, j TXaCB ENTIRE STOCK OF A PAWMBOItt FROM WASHINGTON, D. 0„ At Auction, Friday Morning, May 13. at 10 o’elod t, if our Aucliou-Uouae, 118 and 120 Wabaab-av. Tbs nock comlsUof a Ur<« stock of New and Becond-baod CUitbiog, Coats, Pants, and Veits, Fine Black Dies* Coats, Overcoats, Ladles’ Ball and Party Dretaefi Men’s Sbirts. Boot* and Sbooa. Watches, Jowiiryi liutoU. etc. Tbe wbolu will be sold without res inv regardless of price. WM. A. BUTTERS k CO.. Auctioneei U.J BUTTERS & CO.’S SATURDAY SALE, Saturday, May 13,9:30 o’cl'k, a. *n.. at their aalasroo mil 118 aud 120 Wahsah-ar., FTTJgLJXr X TJCTJREf^ By G. P. GOKE & CO* 88 and 10 Wsbaah-av. AT OUR AUCTION SALE Of WEDNESDAY, May 18, we ahall offer tereral Ui |( lines of the boat atylea and makes Bools, Sboes&Slipis and 200 LOTS Assorted Goods, to close a HANKED Ffi ESTATE. GEO. P. OOUE A CO., 08 and 7u Wabaab-eH 1 Thursday, May 11, at 0:30 o’clock We ahall offer the largest aud best assorted atoc to* Household Furniture that baa bona offered this i«* son, sud will sell Parlor Suits, lu great variety. Chamber Sets, with Dressing Cases and Bureiua,; Jlook Cues, Wardrobes, Extension Tables, 'k'sM nut Chairs, and Lockers, Warble Top TalUes. Iter? Chain, Msttreaies, Springs. Walnut Heusteoda ass Bureaus, llsll Press, Refrigerators, Ice Chests, Dim*' lug Cases, Marble Top Bureaus, Show Oases, Parlor and Office Desks, Carpets, Oil Cloths; 15 Extan llo® Tables, lu white; a car load of Cana Chain and lipek* en. Also, the entire Furniture, Carpets, aud China* ware from a rooldcnce. O. P. GORE A CO, r Auctioneer* ON THURSDAY, at 11 o’clock, CARRIAGES, OPEN ANB TOP BUGGIES, Phaetons, Democrat Wagons, Hide-Bar Hoad Magpnr* Also 2 Fine llanos, 1 Parlor Organ. _ o. p. GORE A CO., Auetloneen. ISy 8. N. POWEBB & VO., Auction!*!., 87. >ud rn &.» JUOIMO-.1. THIS DAY, It 9:30 ft. ta„ .t our Urg. DonbU an uuususl large lin« of new and second-hand PUrUffITUEUiI, OomprUlog .11 kind. util quanta ol Goods. /3so, Crockery sud OUssvrsro. attention is called to our line ol CARPETS, to be so» promptly at 11 o’clock. . Also, an aUncUll Ua« «f &sff ta* MOWhI-UmiJ ** frlguMoca. FOK SALE OF TUB

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