Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune, June 5, 1876, Page 7

Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune dated June 5, 1876 Page 7
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LITERATURE. panlol Doronda; George Eli- ot’s Now Novel. i Sketch of the Story Told in the First Volume. Applotons’ Oyoloprndia, Volume XV. —Emerson's and Tenny son’s Works. Parwin’s Variations of Ani mals and Plants under Domestication. Handbook of the Middle States --Books and Periodicals Received—Literary Notes. 013011015 ELIOT’S NKW NOVEL. DANIEL DKItONDA. lly Gkottoß Er.ior. In Two Volumes. Vol. I. Harper's Library Edition. Elmo., pp. 411. New York: Harper »fc Druth ers. Chicago: Jansen, McClurg & Co. I'rlcu, 91. CO. It Is n needless tnlng to compare this work with “Adam Bede, 1 * and “llomola," and "Middlemareh,” and attempt to say wherein It li better or worse. Tastes much differ, and, after the most elaborate showing of superior excellence In any one of George Eliot’s books over every other, the preference will be given according to the natural Inclination of the read er. It Is enough to feel that “Daniel Doronda 1 ’ is a'powerful story; that It rivets the attention with an absolute spell; that at various points the Interest deepens Into emotions of almost painful Intensity; and that It is finite worthy of the genius of Its author. Let each one settle for himself the nice question as to the exact pinto tlio novel should occupy In the list of those which have sprung from the same vigor ous intellect. The novel is only half completed, and yet Its unfinished state docs not retard tiic decision of the judgment. So much admirable Invention Is already displayed, and tho movement of the story so steadily Increases In freedom and elo ration, that there Is not room for a doubt of its triumphant conclusion. As usual with George Eliot’s novels, the chief skill Is exhibited in the delineation of character. There arc at least a half-dozen personages set before us, of equally original and striking Individuality, while, of the many people who take part In the action, and help It, diversified and lively, none arc to be recognized ns having done duty before; each Is a fresh and interesting study of human nature. Thus far Daniel Deronda Is Infrequently In troduced upon the scene, and, attractive as his figure Is whenever visible, he Is withhold from view during the greater part of this first half of 4 the narrative. Taking the position which the hero of a novel would naturally occupy, there Is In Ida place a young and beautiful woman, whose capricious yet graceful and witching be havior so absorbs the contemplation that any thing not Immediately concerning her Is for the time being entirely forgotten. Gwendolen Ilnrleth Is, In some mysterious way not yet foreshadowed, to influence the destiny of Der onda; but whether It will he for good or for evil, Is vainly surmised at tho close of the pres ent volume. Her own futo has reached o calamitous stage, evoking the deepest sym pathy, when suddenly her action In this early portion of the drama Is suspended. Instinct ively tho hope arises that It Is to save her, and secure his own happiness by some brilliant achievement, that Deronda has been, up to the tragic moment, carefully held In reserve. The story opens abruptly In u gambling house at Leubronn, Germany,—a fashionable place of summer-resort. Gwendolen Is testing the fascinations of roulette, and, playing with a superb air of coolness mid courage, Is winning uninterruptedly. In the midst ol her play, she is aware of a magnetic gu7.o fastened upon her, ami, looking up, perceives a gentleman, with a grave, handsome luce, regarding her movements with an earnest solicitude. Tho survey of the stranger—keen, vet respectful, and sadly ad monitory—ls felt like n reproach by the sensi tive nature of the girl, mid the ellcet Is un nerving. From that Instant she elirluks under the eyo of Deronda, tho tide of her fortune turns, and, after losing all her previous gains, which she stakes in proud defiance, she disap pears from the table. Vet Gwendolen Is neither a gambler nor an adventuress. Bho has simply ueeu following the custom prevailing In the polite world, of doing what others do, and, while stopping at the German baths with her traveling companions, tho Baron ami Baroness Von Langen, has joined the circles at the roulctte-tahle and haz arded a few napoleons. In the evening follow ing this experiment, Gwendolen 1« promenading ' hi the same splendid salon, when Deronda seeks an Introduction; hut some unnoted occurrence Intervenes, mid Gwendolen returns to her room without meeting him, to llud a letter recalling her home to England. The young girl belongs to an unexceptionable family of Die cultivated middle elapses, and has received the nurture and training of daughters In her position. The Idol of a weak-minded' mother, she has been spoiled by Indulgence so fur us un originally line nature cun be, and is thoughtless of all interests save those affecting herself. Confident iu her beauty and perfect ladyhood, she dares to be singular and obey her own fitful whims, rather than tho rules of decor ous propriety. Gwendolen Is, In fact, selfish mid willud, and eluted with her supremacy; yet she has no mean or malicious qualities, and wishes only to enjoy, In us Innocent a manner os possible, the homage of ail who approach her. Generous women see and respect the good In her: and men, old and young, admire her spirit im mensely. She Is contented with this admiration, never wisiilng it to merge Into love-making; fur Gwemlelen has come up with a strong distaste for men In the character of husbands—a distaste grown out of the two unhappy marriages con tracted bv her mother. The first who ventur ed to disclose a lender feeling for the girl was her cousin, a youth whom she hud been familiar with because of their relationship, but whom die had trusted to her tact to hold perpetually at the proper distance. The rash hoy. bent on discovering how he stood In her ulrcetlons, sought un Interview, and, after a few sentences which In f rayed his errand— Gwendolen walked to the hearth. nndstood look* Ingat tlio fire In t lie must Inconvenient way fur con versation, so that ho could only gut a side-view of her face. “My father wants rno to go to Southampton for the rent of the vacation,’* said Hex, his barytone trembling a little. “Huuthampiunl That’s a Htnpld place to goto, Isn't It?” naid Gwendolen, chilly, * ‘lt would bo to me, because you would not bo there.” Silence. 4 * Should you mind about my going away, Owen* dak-n?” “Of course. livery one In of consequence In thin dreuryenuntry,” said Gwendolen, curtly. Thu Perception Uml poor Hex wanted to bo tender made liereur) up and harden like a sea-anemone at lltu touch of a finger. “Are you angry with mo, Gwendolen) Why do you treat me in this way all at once?” said Hex, limbing, uiul with more spirit in hU voice, us If be, too . were capable of being angry. Gwendolen looked round at him and smiled. “Treat you! Nonsense, lam only rather cross. Why did you come so very early? You must ex* peel to Uml tempers In deshabille.” “He as cross with me as you like, only don't Heat me with Indltlereiiee," said Hex, Imploring* ly. “All the happiness of my life depends ou four lining mo-if only a little—bolter lluu any mm else.” lie tried to take her hand, hut she hastily eluded Ids grunp, and moved to tbo other uml of the hranli, lacing him. “ I‘ruy don't make lovo to mo I I hato HI” Bho looked at him fiercely. Hex turned pule and was silent, but could not take his overt oil her, and the impetus was not yot Jdiaiimoif that made hers dart death flt him. Gwendolen herself could not have (on-seen that shu ‘liDulil (id in thin way. It was nil n sudden, new *<l'orli-iice to her. Tim day before, she had been Tote sum that her cousin was in low with her— jhu diil not mind how much, so that he said not It big about U: and, If anyone had asked her why sho ehjci-ted to lovo-umking speechen, sho would have tald laughingly, “Oh, 1 um tired of them all in the books. 14 Hut now the life of passion had bo (in negatively lu her. tiho lelt passionately averse u this volunteered lovo. It wua not many months cro tho heir of two •dales uml two possible Peerages, eiuno down w Dipluw Hall, near Ollindene, the iiomu of batudolen, to enjoy llu> hunting. Like all the others, ilunlclgh (Jromlcuuit struck bis colors M sight of the ucauty. mid Joined the ranks gf her adorers. As she did from all tho others. Gwendolen careless!?, accepted tho attentions ol ttds oistingulsltea sullur, baieyiug no eJga uov slio would proceed worn lie to make ft decided proposal. At. an archery plunk: given by one of tin; neighborhood gentry, an anonymous note Is privately placed In Gwendolen's hands, appoint ing & rcimc7.vmis at a retired spot called tlio Wfilsprring Stones. Adroitly the young girl disengages herself from tho company, and ar rive.* unobserved nt tin; plneo designated: Walking round Hit- right-hand clone wllhont panic, die found herself In front of some one whoso large dark eyes met her* nt ft foot's dis tance. In spile of expectation, she was startled, and shrunk back; but, In doing so, she rntild take In the whole llgum of this stranger, and p'Trelve that she was umnlstaknbly ft lady, and one who imi“t once have been exceedingly uamliome. She perceived, also, that a few yards from her were two i-hlldren seated on the grass. “ Miss llnrletli? " said the lady. “Yes." All Gwendolen's consciousness was wonder. ••Have yon accepted Mr. Qrandcourt?" • ‘ No." “Ihnvo promised to toll you something. And yon will promise to keep my secret However you may decide, you will not toll Mr, Oraadcourt, or any one else, that you have seen mo?" “1 promise." 1 'My name Is Lydia Gloshcr. Mr. Orandcourtr light not to marry any one hut me. 1 left my hnshind and child for him nine years ago. Those two chil dren arc Ids. mid w« havo two other*—girls—who arc older. My husband Is dead now, and Mr. Grand court ought to marry me. lie ought to make that hoy his heir.” Mm looked toward tlio boy as she spoke, and Uwcndoluu's eyes followed tiers. The handsome little fellow was pulling out his checks in trying to blow a tiny trumpet which remained dumb. Ills hat hung backward by a string, and his brown cnrls caught the sun-rays. lie was a cherub, The two women's eye* met again, and Gwendo len said proudly, “Ivlll not Interfere with your wishes. She looked as If she wore shivering, and her lips wero pale. “Ton nro very attractive, Miss Hnrleth. Tbit, when ho tlrsl knew mo, I 100 was young. Since then my life has been broken up ami embittered. It is not fair that he should bo happy and I miserable, and my hoy thrust out of sight for another." These words wero uttered with a biting accent, but with a determined abstinence from anything violent in tone or manner. Gwendolen, watching Mrs. Glashcr’a fnco while she spoke, felt a sort of terror; It was an If some ghostly vision had come to her lu a dream and eald, “1 uin a woman's life." “Havo you anything more to say to me?" she asked In a low tone, but still proudly and coldly. Tho revulsion within her was not tending to soften her. Every one seemed hateful. “Nothing. You know what I wished you to know. You can inquire about me, If you like. My husband was fob Glasher." “Then 1 will go," said Gwendolen, moving away with a ceremonious Inclination, which wus returned with equal grace. Gwendolen had previously received nn Invita tion to accompany thu Von Lungena in a tour on the Continent, and the next morning, with out acquainting her mother with the reason of her abrupt determination, she was on thu way to join her friends nt Dover. Knowing that ft Is expected of a girl to marry after a suitable period of freedom, Gwendolen bud made up her mind to accept Mr. Oramlcourt, who was lu nil worldly respects-a most eligible party. But she had not a particle of love for tho gentleman, ami, after the Interview with Mrs. (Hasher, her feelings recoiled from him with horror. When Gwendolen returned to Offemlcnc, on the sudden summons from Lcubroon, it was to luce greatly altered prospects. Her mother’s fortune had been involved and totally lost In the unsuccessful speculations of her hanker, and Gwendolen saw nothing before her but the toilsome, Irksome life of a governess. This was now Orandcourt’s opportunity, and he cun ningly Improved it. Gwendolen granted a meeting, though fully resolved to reiusu him. After some preliminary conversation, she ex plained In u few words too change lu her cir cumstances. She spoke with dignity, and looked straight at Gramlcourt, whoso lung, narrow, Impenetrable eyes met here, ami mysteriously arrested thorn; mysteriously, for the subtly-varied drama between men and women Is often such as can hardly he rendered In words put tugether like dominoes, according to obvious ilxed murks. Thu word of all words, Love, will no more express the myriad modes of mutual attraction than the word Thought cun Inform you what is passing through your neigh bor's mind. It would bo hard to (ell on which side—Gwendolen's or Orundconrt'n—the Inllucnce was more mixed. At that moment his strongest wish was to bo completely master of this creature, —this piquant combination of muldealinuss and mischief; that she knew things which hud made her start away from him, spurred him to triumph over that repugnance; and he was believing that ho should triumph. Anil she—uh, piteous equality— the need to dominate!—she was overcome like the thirsty ono who Is drawn toward the seeming water in the desert; overcome by thu suffused sense that here, in this man's homage to her, lay tho rescuo from helpless subjection to an oppressive lot. All thu whllu they wero looking toward each other; and Oraadcourt said, slowly and languidly, as if It was of uo importance, other things being settled, “You will tell me now, 1 hope, that Mrs. Davllow’fl loss of fortune will not trouble you further. You will trust to me to prevent It from weighing upon her. You will give me the claim to provide against that." The Utile pauses and refined drawling with whirl) this speech was uttered gave time far Gwendolen lu go through the dream of a life. As thu words penetrated Tier, they hail the effect of u draught of wine, which suddenly makes all things easier, de sirable things not so wrong, and people in general less disagreeable. She had n innmenlury phantas mal lovo fur this man who chose his words so well, and who was a mere Incarnation of delicate hum age. Ifepugnanco, dread, scruples—them were dun as remembered pains, while she was already springing to bur mother, and being playful again. Yet, wlieuUraudcourt bad ceased to speak, there wus an instant In which she was conscious of be ing at the turning uf the ways. • • You are very generous," she said, not moving her eyes, and speaking with a gentle Intonation. “ Von accept whut will make such things a mat ter of course," sold Gramlcourt. without any new eagerness. “You consent to become my wife?" This time Gwendolen remained quite pale. Something made her rise from her seal in spile of herself, and walk to a Utile distance. Thun she turned, and, with her hands folded before her, stood In silence. Orandcoiin immediately rose, too, rcslinghls hat on thu chair, but still keeping hold of It. The evi dent hesitation of thu destitute girl to taku his splendid offer stung him Into a keenness uf interest such os be bad not known fur years. None thu less because he attributed her hesitation entirely (o tier knowledge about Mrs. Glauber, lu that altitude of preparation, he said: “Do you command mo to go?" No familiar spirit could havo suggested to him more effective words. •• No," said Gwendolen. Hho could not let him go; that negative was a clutch. Shu seemed to her eunto be. after nil, only drifted toward the mo mentous ueclslon; but drifting depends an some thing besides the currents when the sails have been set beforehand. “You accept my devotion?" said Gramlcourt, holding bis hat by fils side, and looking straight into bur eyes without oilier movement. Their eyes, meeting in thut way, seemed to allow any length of pause: but, wait as long os she would, bow could she contradict herself? Wlmt had she detained him for? Ho bad shut out any explana tion. • * Yes," came as gravely from Gwendolen's tips as If she had beun answering to her name in a court of Justice. lie received it gravely, and they still looked at each other in the same attitude. Was there ever before ancli a way of accepting the bliss giving “Yes"? Urundcuurt llkedoullur to bo at i hut dutancu from her, and to fuel under u ceremony imposed by an tnduliiiablu prohibition thut breathed from Gwendolen's bearing. The next morning Gwendolen was waked by her mother bringing to her bedside ucusket con taining a diamond ring and u note from Grand court, asking tier to wear tbu circlet In sign of Uiclr betrothal. “Will you nut put on the ring?" asked bar mother. Kor a few moments Gwendolen did not answer, but bor thoughts were active. At last she ruined herself with u determination to do us sho would do if she hud started on horseback, and go on with spirit, whatever ideas might be running in her head. • • 1 thought tho lover always put on the bctrolhol rlng himself," she said laughingly, si Inplug tho ring on her finger, sud looking ut It with a charming movement of her head. •* 1 know why ho bus sunt it." she added, nodding at ber mamma. “Why?" “He would rather make me put It on than ask mu to let him do it. Alia! h« Is very proud. Hut so am 1. We shall match each other. I should hate a man who went down on Ills knees and came fawning mi mu. Hu really Is nut disgusting." “That Is very moderate praise, Gwen." “No, it is nut, fur a man," said Gwendolen, gnyly. *' Hut now 1 must got up and dress." Thu brief Interval betweeon tho betrothal and wedding was comfortably passed by Gwendolen; for— Grumlcourt's behavior as a lover had hardly at all passed the limit of un amorous homage which was Inoblruslve as a wafted odor of roses, or spent all tuetfectlna gratified variety. One day. indeed, he had kissed, not her cheek, bat ber neck, a little below her ear; end Gwendolen, taken by surprise, hud started up with a marked agitation, which made him rise too and say, “I beg your pardon— did I annoy you?” “Oh! It was nothing, said Gwendolen, rather afraid of herself; “only I can* not bear—to be kissed under my ear." She sat down again with a little playful faugh, but all the time she felt her heart beating with u vague four: she was uo longer at liberty to flout him as she had flouted poor Hex. Ucforo ItU marriage, It was necessary for nrumlcuurt to have a tliml settlement with Mrs. Ciluahur, uml recover from her his mother** diamonds, which had boon given, with the re quest that she wear them, in the days wtienthelr lovo was young. Tiiu disagreeable Journey to Uadsmoro—the retired homo ol Mrs. (ilasher uml her thlldieii—was accomplished, and out wardly impressive greetings bad been ex changed between the couple, who mot lu the lady's drawing-room. Grandcourt drew out bis handkerchief, rubbod his face, and, in returning the handkerchief to UU pocket, looked at his creased kneo and blameless bouU as If any stranger was opposite to him, in stead of a women quivering with a sutponao which every word ond look of his was to incline toward hope or dread. Hiftbe was really occupied with liudr Interview, it was likely to Include. THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE; MONDAY. JUNE 5, 1076. Imagine the dlfferencs In rats of emotion between this woman, whom the years had worn to a more conscious dependence and sharper engen ess, and this man, whom they were dulling into a mure de termined obstinacy. “I expected to sro you—lt was so long since 1 had heard from you. I suppose the weeks seem longer at Gmlsmere than they do at Diplow," said Mrs. Gla«her. Mie had ft quick. Incisive way of speaking that seemed logo with her features, as toe tune ami Hmhrf of a violin go with Its form. 1 ‘ Yes," drawled GrandcotirL “It til you founed the money paid Into (ho bank." “Oh. yes." said Mrs. Gbshcr, rurtly, tingling with impatience. Always before—at lea»lsh« fan cied so-GriimlcoTirl had taken more notice of her and the children than lie did to-day. “Yes,” he resumed playing with his whisker, and nt llrst not looking nt her. “the lime has Pone on at rather a ratling pace with me; generally 1 is slow enough, hut there has hern a good deal happening, as you know, "—here he turned his oscy upon her. “ \\ hat do I know?" said stiff, sharply. He left a pause before he said, without change of manner. “That I was thinking of marrying. You know Miss Jlarb-th?" “.VA/toid you that?" Tim pale checks looked even paler, perhaps from lie fierce brightness in the eyes above them. “No, bush told me,” was the slow answer. It was as If the thumb-screw and the Iron-hoot were being placed by creeping hands within eight of the expectant vision. u Good God I Say at once that yon are going to marry her!" she burst out passionately, her knees shaking and her hands tightly clasped. “Of course, this kind of tiling must happen some time nr other, Lydia," said he; really, now the thumb-screw was on, not wishing to make the pain worse. “ You didn’t always see the necessity?" “ Perhaps noL I sec It now." In those few under-toned words of Grand* court she felt as absolute a resistance ns if her thin lingers hud been pushing at a fast-shut iron door. Hhe know her helplessness, and shrunk from test ing It by any appeal,—shrunk from crying in a dead ear and clinging to dead knee*, only to see the im movable face and feel the rigid limbs. She did not weep nor speak; she was 100, hard-pressed by the fiidden certainty which had as much of chill sick ness In It ss of thought ami emotion. The defeated clutch of struggling hope gave her In these llrst moments a horrible sensation. At last she rose with a spasmodic effort. and, unconscious of ev* crything but her wretchedness, pruned her fore head against the hard cold gl««s of the window. The children, playing lu the gravel, took Gils a* a sign that she wanted them, and, running forward, stood in front of her with their sweet faces up turned expectedly. This roused her; she shook her head nl them, waved them off. and, overcome with this painful exertion, sunk hack In the near est chair. The unhappy woman retained spirit enough to persist in refusing the delivery of the dia monds to Grandi-ourt,—promising, however, to eonveythem to his bride on her wedding-day, ami without scandal. In great 111-humor Grand court was obliged to depart with the object of his visit hnll-nccomplldn.'d, “and the effect that clung and gnawed within him was a sense of Im perfect mastery.” And Gwendolen was married, sustaining her part to the lust moment with glorious pride. The bridal tour was performed In a few hours, being simply the distance of the Ufty miles that lay between Dlplow and Ilyelumls, one of the line estates of Jut husband. And Gwendolen had been led by liim, with delicate courtesy, to the entrance of her private rooms In her elegant home, and there left alone to prepare for dinner. At thin moment the housekeeper presented a packet, saying It was a gift ordered by Mr. Grand court, but not to be shown him until she wore It. Gwendolen doubted not It was the ances tral diamonds which she had been told were to be presented on her marriage-day. But, on opening the ease, la the same Instant that she saw their gleam, she saw a letter lying above them. Shu knew the handwriting of the ad dress. It was us If an adder hud lain on them. Her heart gave a leap, which seemed to have spent uli her strength; nml, ns sliu opened the hit of thin paper. It shook with the trembling of her hands. But It was legible as print, and thrust its words upon her: “These diamonds, which wore onco given with ardent love to Lydia Glnslier, she pastes un to you. You have broken your word to her, that you might possess what was hers. Perhaps yon think of be ing happy, as (die once was, mid of having beauti ful children, such um hers, who will thrust hers aside. Hod is too just for that. The man you married has a withered heart. Ills best younglovc was mine; yon could not take that from me when you took the res'.. It Is dead; but I am the grave m which your chance of happiness Is buried as well os mine. You hud your warning. You have chosen to injure me nud my children. He had meant to marry me. lie would have married me nt last if you had not broken your word. You will have your punishment. I de«lre It for my soul. “will you give him this letter to set him against me and ruin us more—me anil my children? Shall yi.u like to stand before your husband with these diamonds on yon, ami those words of mine In his thoughts and yours? Will he think you have any right to complain when lie lias made you miserable? You took him with your eyes open. The willing wrong you have done me will be your curse." It seemed nt first as If Gwendolen's eyes were speli-bouud In rending the horrible words of (lie letter over and over again os a doom of penance; but suddenly a new spasm of terror made nor lean forward ami stretch out the paper toward the Are, lest accusation and proof at unco should meet at) eyes. It How like a feather from her trembling Angers, and was caught up in the great draught of Hume. In her movement the casket fell un the Hoor, and the diamonds roiled out. She took no notice, but fell back in the chair au'uin helpless, She could nut seethe reilcctions of herself then: they were like so many women pctriticd white; but, coming near herself, you might have seen the terror on her lips mul hands. She sat so fur u lung w hile, knowing little more than that she was feel ing ill, and that those written words kept repeating themselves In her. Truly, hero were poisoned gems, and tho poison had entered into thin poor young creature. After that lung while, there was a lap at tho door, and Urandcourt entered, dressed for dinner. The sight of him brought u nervous shuck, and Gwendolen screamed again and again witli hysteri cal violence. Hu had expected to see her dressed and smiling, ready to be ted down. He saw her pallid, shivering us it seemed with terror, the Jewels scattered around her on the Hour. Was It a HI of marines*? In somu form or other tho Furies hud crossed his threshold. Ami hero wo now part with poor Gwendolen. Since the curious rencontre with Deronda at the roulette-table In Leubronn, she has only met him during a brief visit be paid to Diplow. He Is a cousin of Grnndeourt, both being nephews of Sir Hugh Mullingar, whoso properly will de scend to the former. A subtle interest bus mu tually attracted Deronda mul Gwendolen, yet circumstances have forbidden more than tho sllghest acquaintance. In the terrible disaster tluil has now befallen her, the Impression is strong that Deronda will bo affected by the re sults. Nevertheless, when a consummate art ist like George Eliot Is managing a plot, It Is folly to risk u guess at its evolution. Of one thing only muy the render l>c certain: that the incidents that have been wrought up to their present high pitch will have, in the concluding volume, n tragic culmination. 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THE VARIATION OP ANIMALS AND PLANTS UNDER DOMESTICATION. By Chari, Ks Uah win, M. A., P. It. 8., etc. Second Edition. Re vised. Fourth Thousand. In Two Volumes. With Illustrations. 12rn0., pp. 473-405. New York: D. Appleton A Co. Since the puhllcotkm of this great work, sev en years ago, Its author has been studiously oc cupied with Its subject, accumulating new facts, and certifying the old ones. In the present edition, he has Introduced the most Important materials procured iu these researches, and has also omitted some statements and corrected some errors that appeared In the original work. It Is nn evidence of the exceeding care with which Mr. Darwin pursues his Investigations and narrates the results, that the emendations In these volumes, after so tong a lapse of time, are very slight. 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Truncated, with the Approval of the Author, by Louis F. Taslstuo. Edited by Henhy Comm., LL. D. Vol. 11. bvo., pp. 772. Philadelphia: .Runes U. Coates .t Co. LAKESIDE LIBRARY. No. 46. GRIFFIFTH GAUNT; on. Jealousy. By Reaue. Chicago: Donnelley, Loyd «t Co. Price, 10 cents. PERIODICALS RECEIVED. American A'aturalUt for Juno (H. O. Houghton & Co., Huston). Voice of Masonry for Juno (John W. Brown, Chicago). JAllell's Lirinn Ags—current numbers (Llttell & Ony, Boston). Appleton*’ Journal—cutrenl numbers (D. Apple ton tb Co., New York). A'oMo/i«l Teachers’ Monthly for Juno (A. S. Barnes A Co., Now York and Chicago). JUlnolt Schoolmaster for June (Cook & llcwctt, Normal, 111.). LITERARY NOTES. Tennyson has headed the subscription for Walt Whitman’s poems In England. Joaquin Miller will deliver a poem at the Dart mouth College Commencement. Herbert Spencer’s steady application to work has brought on nervous exhaustion, which has compelled him to limit his studies to three hours dally. » . Charles Dudley Warner, whoso latest work will soon he published by Samson, Low* it Co., of London, is now in that city, and expects to sail for New York on the 22d of June. Thu London Academy thinks that Swinburne’s recent poem, “The Last Oracle.” may be “un derstood us u serious assertion flint sun-worship spiritualized will be the rellgiou of the future.” The celebration of the centenary of the deaths of Voltaire ami Rousseau Is being warmly dis cussed by the papers of Furls,—some advocating it, while otiicrs denounce it as un irreligious demonstration. A Transcontinental Guide-Book is announced for publication by Henry T. Williams, who is also its editor, which is said to have required the labor of over forty artists, engravers, and correspondents, with an outlay of nearly f!20,- 000. Mr. Williams has himself neon a frequent traveler across the continent; and In preparing the matter for this Guide-Book he has had the help of Prof. Hayden, the well-known geolo gist, Maj. Powell,the Rev. T. E. Hhcarcr, ondothcr specialists, who have written of the Yellow stone, Hie Colorado Canons, the Chinese In Cal ifornia, the Big Bonanza Mlues, etc. Sketches of the representative men of the Far West are included. Miss Julia E. Siultli, of Glastonbury, Conn., one of the noted Smith Bisters, hits written out a full Inundation of the Bible live limes,— twice from the Greek, twice from the Hebrew, and once from the Lathi, the Vulgate. She be* guu this work many years ago, when the, live Bisters were living, of whom only two remain. It was a weekly study with them, without any Intentiou of publishing the result of their labors. This translation Is made “word fur word,'* as Miss Smith says, “giving no ideas of my own, but endeavoring to put the same En glish word for Hie same Hebrew or Greek word everywhere.” The result of their extended and patient work is now published by the American Publishing Company, at Hartford. Thu London Athenaeum announces that U. F. DcCosta, author of “Thu Pre-Columbian Dis covery of America by the Northmen,” etc,, has in press a work culled “The Conquest of Du* Wilderness; or, Chanters In the Maritime and Colonial History of New England, from the Cabots to the Pilgrims of Leyden.”. Among the original papers to be included in the volume Is the “Journal of the Colony of Sagadahoc” (1007), by one of the adventurers. This is the source from width Strachoy drew Ids informa tion concerning the enterprise. This Journal, Idlhertu supposed to have been lost, was oue of the papers of Sir Ferdinand Gorges, aud was discovered recently by Mr. DcCosta. The work will also Include new and Interesting voyages to Maine, In New England, In ISOS, 1570, and 15S0. It will also contain u translation of the North American portion of the “Cosmographle” of John Alphonsce, together with a description of maps of the country idlhertu little noticed, such as the map of John liotz (1540), the planisphere of the Arable geographer Aclitued (1556), and the man of John Dee, astrologer, cosmogrupher, and priest (15S0), whose connection with Ameri can colonization was Important, though to-day unappreciated aud almost wholly unknown. Canadian Tradu and Fluanco. Touonto, Out., Juno I.—Sir Alexander Galt delivered an address la Music Hall last night to a Urge audience on the commercial and financial condition q! the Pominiop. Ho attributed tbo present depression to extravagance, Govern mental and personal, and allowed that the ton nage of the Dominion has actually fallen off since 1807; while during the lost four years the Imports exceeded the exports by $140,000,000. He said Mr. Cartwright's last estimate of rev enue would not be realized, and pointed out that the public debt had been Increased $53,- 000,000 under the confederation system. He recommended that no further money he ex pended on the canals, except It might l>c under a Joint arrangement with the United States. He condemned the expenditure of money ou the Georgian Bay branch, and on the railway be tween Luke Superior and Fort Gam’, and rec ommended reaching the Northwest by the way of Pembina, making a railway only to further, or, It might he, Immediately to precede settle ments In the prairie country. lie strongly fa vored a vigorous Immigration policy. He said protection was not necessary or dcsirablo In a country of 4,000,U000f people, but he would Im pose special duties upon articles entering from the United Slates, which had been so Illiberal in their dealings with Canada. He pointed out the advantages of refining sugar in Canada. THE COURTS. Record of the Business Transacted Saturday. TUB LACKAWANNA IRON AND COAL COMPANY. In the cose of the Lackawanna Iron «k Coal Company and others vs. the Chicago & Pacific Railroad Company and others, the Receiver, John M. Whitman, filed a petition Saturday, setting out that Sheriff Agncw had seized under execution, in favor of Marlon Muuger, the ofllce furniture, freight offices, scales, blacksmith’s shop, turn-table, four locomotives, and the tele graph Instruments, and a large number of stock-ears, belonging to the Chicago & Pacific Railroad, w hich he had advertised fur sale. There were ul*o lions prior to that of Monger, in favor of Anton 8 kow-Pclcrson, for ?1,052.43; W. H. Rush for $741.13; J. W. Walker, $3,063.55; Maine Powder Company, $2113; 8. D. Klmhark, $3,634; backus Oil Com puny, $203.63, and G. F. Lewis for $306.53; and If all these creditors arc permitted to enforce their claims on this property, which Is all sub ject to the trust deed, the bondholders would sutler. An order was therefore made, enjoining the Sheriff and Mnnger from selling the prop erty of the company. Tlio Judgea of tlie Circuit Court held ft meet ing anil appointed Maj. Horatio 1.. Waite Master In Chancery in place ot tlie into Hiram M. Chase. Tlie term will expire in July. Maj. Waite Is a member of the firm Darker, Buell A: Waite, lias been a practising lawyer here for o number of years, and is wep kmiwn for his genial qualities ns a gentleman, as well as for tils learning ami uprightness as a lawyer. Though, under the present statutes, tlie fees of a Master In Chancery are low, yet there were twenty-four applicants for the position, several of them occupying very enviable positions at tlie Bar, so that a selection was not a little diffi cult. The choice, however, Is eminently satis factory. The proposition for a composition in the mat ter of Ransom J. Morse having fallen through by reason of recent developments, thconlything remaining is to realize on the bankrupt’s'stuck, and for'that purpose the Assignee. R. E. Jenkins, filed a petition Saturday, elating that It was for the beat iulercstof the estate that the stock of jcwelcry, etc., should he offered for sale. lie, therefore, asked leave to advertise for bids for cosh, with the right to reject any or all of them if they did not prove satisfactory to tlie Court. An order was immediatidy made by Judge Blodgett giving the Assignee power to advertise for bids for the stock, either as a whole or in lots, giving notice by publication, and also by mail to each creditor. TUB Ai’i’LßUT MANUKACTCIUNO COMPANY. George H. Kenuslon, Receiver of the Appleby .Mauufaeturliig Company, filed a rejiort Satur day of his doiiigs, setting out that Ids receipts from May 2 to June 1,1670, have bceu aa 10l- Iowa: From H. M. Sherwood, former,3oo Sales and collections 1,667 Total For labor. Petty expenses 18 Postlug books B— SB2 Balance on hand $2,774 Thu sales fur cash have amounted to $431.77 and on time to SS3O.i>S, making a total of 31.202,75 during the month. There are also the following bad debt due to the Company: Stein liaus & Kudliig, $00; Simon Aiclier, $92.72; 8. Bader, 330.05; A. F. Kingsbury. $32.32; W. M. Davenport, $45.00; and William Hodgkin, $4-4.05. These are Insolvent, and most of them offer from 30 to 50 per cent In settlement, which the Receiver thinks it would he advisable to ac cept, os U Is more than would be obtained by any other method. Alice M. Smith filed a bill Saturday asking that she might bo grunted u divorce Irom her husband, Sidneys. Smith, because 4 he has de eurlod her since April, 187.2, and also that she may be permitted to resume her maiden name of Alice Al. Rogers. Judge Davis was lu the city Saturday engaged In hearing an argument in the never-ending For ik Howard ease. Judge Drummond re cently made a decision in favor of Hodgkins & Crane, purchasers of certain property of Fox ifc Howard, the bankrupt contractors. An appeal was asked ami bond given, but the Judge field un appeal would not lie under the second section of the Bankrupt act He, however, gave leave to the parties to bring the question up before Judge Davis, and he being in town the oppor tunity was taken to present It to him, together with the question as to whether the bund giveu operated as a supersedeas. Judge Blodgett will not hold court to-day. The Judges of the Circuit Court were closeted together Saturday pondering over u decision lu the Colvln-Uuyne ease. The decision will be given this looming lu Judge Booth’s room, but It Is not positively known which of them will de liver it. UNITED STATES COUIIT3. The Lackawanna Iron it Coal Company be gun a suit in replevin against Francis Agnew, to recover 75 tons of “T" rails now lying on the dock of the Chicago it Pacific Railroad Com pany at Goose Island, and valued at S3,UUU. KANKUUPTCy SIATTEHS. In the mutter of D. Howard Donovan, the bank rupt eoUlnmanufacturer, a composlUonmcetlng was held Saturday, at which the bankrupt of fered 80 cents on tiie dollar lu settlement, se cured by his notes indorsed by George Merrick, and payable In 4,6, Id, 10, and do months. The creditors thought that the recent statements made by liim to them showed he could give bet ter terms, oml, us the security also was unsatis factory, tuu proposition was voted down, and us Donovan declined to make any further oiler, the settlement was abandoned. In the case of Colwell, Clark & Co., an order was made authorizing the Assignee to pay tothe First National Bank of Ottawa the amount of its Judgment, on Us delivering to the Assignee the lumber seized under execution, and also giving a bond and dejtosltlng SI,OOO in Culled fatales bonds an security that it will abide any order of Court anti pay any Judgment that may be rendered against It, reserving all rights of the Assignee. The Assignee was also empowered to accent the oiler of E. E. I’erlcy fur the sole of the lumber. Oliver U. Horton was appointed Assignee ol the Equitable Insurance Company in place oi Jumus Lung, deceased, and an order was madi approving the lost report of Die late Assignee. It. E. Jenkins was appointed Assignee of Lu cius Frlulc. Assignees will be chosen this morning for Ed ward 11. Wilson and for Cyrus N. Pratt. The second dividend meeting of William M, Mayo will be held at 1) p. m. to-day. sumuon count in uuibv. Frank M. Clements began a suit for $6,000 against L. L. Arms, Edward McDonald, aud Car oline McDonald. Thu Norwood Land A Pudding Association brought suit fur $6,000 against Warren F. Holden. Martha M. and Vurian Kinney commenced an action agalnat Isabella M. Marlin, claiming $lO,- 000. Thomas Tulley and John D. Tulley com menced a suit In trespass against the City of Chicago to recover $15,0U0 alleged damages. J. L. Wayne «Sc bun sued John Miller fur $1,600. entourr COUUT. Martha and Vartan Kinney began a suit fur SIO,OOO against the Protection Life Insurance Company. Wells, French & Co. commenced a suit in re plevin against Francis Agnew and Johu O'Neill to recover possession of eleven box-cars, num bered 40, A 41, 40, 46, 60, fid, 66, 00, 70, aud 73. and marked C. & P. 11. 11., of the value of $0,600. TIIK CALL. _ Judos Oaky—sol to 607, 600 to 631, 636 and 534, all Inclusive. JuuOß Jameson—lßl,l3s,l36 to 141, 143, 144, 140 to 157, inclusive, ou calendar No. 3. Juuoit KooßUß—oet case 0,335, aud calendar Nos. 076 to 090, Inclusive. Juikjb Booth— Set case 3,053, and calendar Nos. 510, 631 to 535, inclusive. , Judub McAlustbu—Set case 3,030, and cal endar Nos. 430 to 444, Inclusive, except 433 and 430, ol Judge Booth’s calendar. Judos Fakwblu—Sot cooes 1.100, Dcmpby vs. Kiddle, and 663, Porter Vd. Walkcx. Jenna Williams—Arguments In Riverside Improvement Company ewes. trrmon Court— (,’oNrr*atov*—'The Flrat Ha* tlonal Hunk of South Charleston, ()., vs. Charles W. Higdon end John Miller. $4,‘J»4.51.-The Ma rine Company of Chicago v*. Edward C. Waller, tIO.BoM.HI.—The Mechanic*' National Hank of Chicago v«. Edward C. Waller, SHl,hO.*i.H7. .1 tutor. (»Aiir— Henry llrlnktnnn vs. George and Mary Homier: verdict, t'»00, and motion for now trial.—Alfred Weed i;t nl. vs. Charles E. Cook, 91,144.11-1. Jtrmir Jamr<ox— City vs. Oallahor, condemna tion; verdict for 918.507.10 as damages for open ing and widening Marshfield avenue, from south line of Block 10, Assessors' Division, Ac., to West Polk street. Critrurt Court— roNiT.ssinH.s—Otto Klipp ctal. vs. Uoorge W. Schnabel. £81)1.00. BEITA NELSON. How Slio Hutchcred Her Husband flecanse Stiff Disliked Him—Her Trial anil Ac quittal. Dirpntrh M St. /snilt filobf-Pfmorrnt. Hock Island, 111., June I.—One of the most Interesting trials for murder that h:is been be fore the courts for years terminated to-day In the acquittal of Ilrlta Nelson, a Swede woman, aged about 25. She, eighteen months ago, mar ried Peter Nelson, a miner, ami removed to the coal-mining district of Rapids City, 5 miles north of this city. At the time of tile marriage she had nn illegitimate child three months old, Imt this fact did not Interfere with the honeymoon of Peter. They lived happily together for u year or so,when the sanctity of their homo was Invad ed by a man named Peter Wlekland, who, by his persuasive manners, won the good will of Mrs. Nelson. He boarded with the family for four months, during which time Mrs. Nelson formed a dislike for her husband, ami became attached to Wlekland, the latter encouraging her with such remarks as that 11 were better that one soul should live than two be lost, and Unit if both her and her husband lived together two would be lost, and wished that she should not live with her husband, and that he had bet ter be put out of the way. Acting under the Influence of this advice, anil prompted by her hatred toward her husband, on the night of the 2Tlli of January last she attacked him with un ax as he lay upon a lounge sleeping. She struck him upon the head seventeen times with the ax. several of the blows : being eullkiciil alone to have caused . instant death, and then cut his throat from ear to ear. She carried the body Into the road, over 100 feet from the house, and, returning, gathered together the bloody clothes, and, placing them in a tub of water, removed them to the cellar. She then lay down upon the lounge, where she remained until a neighbor, who had discovered the dead body In the mud, called and entered the bouse. ’When ques tioned us to the cause of her husband's death she related the above facts without evincing the least emotion or concern with reference lu the atrocity. She was arrested on the charge of murder, and coiilincd to Jail in this city. The trial commenced nine davs ago, and Ims been vigorously prosecuted on both sides. E. E. Par monies, State’s Attorney, has been assisted by M. M. Sturgcss, while she retained as counsel Kenworthy & lleardslev. The prosecution had little else to do than submit to the Court her own testimony before the Coroner’s jury, which testimony was given without prevarication and Indifference, even pointing out tlie manner lu which she did the deed, lils struggles after each blow, and the spurting of blood and brains over his clothes; her last confession, which was made two or three days after her arrest, to the Jail Physi cian, to the clicet that she had carried out the plans suggested by her paramour, Wlekland. the only plea that could be made by the de fense was that of insanity. After the examina tion of the witnesses established the fact of the homicide, medical experts were Introduced to show the statu of her mind. The testimony of witnesses shows that she, at the time of committing the deed, labored under u lit of emotional Insanity. These experts con sisted of Drs. A. McFarland, of Jacksonville: J. C. Peck, W. Middleton, and Alible Cleaves, of Davenport; S. C. Plummer and U. M. Kemer, of this city. Dr. McFarland, who bos bad thir ty years' experience treating eases of Insanity, gave It as his opinion that tlie atrocious, cold blooded maimer hr which the deed was done, as well as the seeming unconcern of the prisoner to hide her crime, stumped upon the case the complexion of insanity. In ninety-nine cases out of a hundred, sane persons will plan escape or concealment. The fact also of the woman be ing about six months In pregnancy, strengthen ed this conclusion. All his experience would bear him out In saying, that m the Western country pregnancy was productive of very re markable changes In the minds of women which tie attributed In part to the climate. Miss Dr. Cleaves, a graduate of the State University of lowa, and lor several vears Second Assistant Physician of the Insane Hospital -at Mt. Pleas ant', la., gave much the same testimony as the above, stating that on a personal examination of the woman 'she-fnundher dull and mentally weak to a degree of Imbecility. The testimony of the other physicians to the extent of their cx fierieuee, was in accord with that of Dr. McFar aml. This testimony was the argument of the counsel used in the defense of the woman. Kenworthy and Beardsley conducted the case with great fairness, and have gained a verdict in accord with the sympathies of’the people. The Jury was out twenty-one hours. Airs. Nelson gave birth to a boy In her cell at the Jail yester day morning. This fact was properly withheld from the jury. ConUncincut was hastened by the excitement of the trial, the prisoner being In the Court-room up to the evening previous. .$2,867 Admiral Vernon Jackson, wlio tiled In England recently at the wins uf S 4. was Hie original of Murryutt’s character of O’Brien In “I’cter Sun MIW I*tUI.ICATIO.\S. THE ART JOIHtHAL, Consisting of tbo LONDON ART JOURNAL, WITH EX TENSIVE ADDITIONS BJT THE AMERICAN PUBLISHERS, DEVOTED TO NATIVE ART AND HOME TOPICS. We begin In this number of the ART JOURNAL a aerie* of papers Illustrating the more noteworthy Art-objccU in the Centennial exhibition. Number fop Juno, 1870, just rend}’, contains: I.—STEEL PLATES. I. TIMON AND FLAVIUS. From a Tainting by 11. Wallis. 11. SAFE! From the drawing In tho Collection, li-m., C. K. HL TIIK LADY OF THE LARK. Engraved by K, Stohaiit, from the Group of Sculpturu by J, Adixs-Aiwon. II.—ARTICLES. 1. THE CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION. I. IHm. IruU-d. 2. SAFE! a. COLORADO. 111. Illustrated by J. D. WoouwAim. 4> TIIK COSTUME OF ENGLISH WOMEN T FROM TUB UUFTARCIIY TO TUB FRES ENT DAY. Dy Waltik Tiioknbuiit. Il lustrated. 5. TIMON AND FLAVIPS. 0. AMERICAN FAINTEUS—JERVIS McEN TKK. N. A. Illustrated. 7. HOUSEHOLD ART. Dy CTujilkb WITU.TB Ki.t.iorr. lllußtnited, ft. TUB LADY OF THE LAKE. 1). TIIK FAINTER FILS. 10. THE UOMANUB OF GREAT ARTISTS. 11. TUB NATIONAL ACADEMY OF DESIGN. 1:4. OIiITUAUY. 13. NOTES. Published monthly. Price, 75 cents per num ber, ur (u per annum. Sold only by subscription, either by yearly subscription, delivered through the post, prepaid, or payable monthly on delivery by the carrier. , , SulMcriptlons received by the publishers or their aaeuU. AokXctm»: Jhi lluwley-st., Iloston; IWtl cTieslnut-sU, Philadelphia i Vd Fost-Oltlce-ar., Iliillliuote; 100 Stute-sl.. Albany; T-i Mule-st., Rochester; lUUSlato-st., Chicago: 30 \\ est Fourth si., Cincinnati; Uo.*» l.ocust-at., St. Louis; liO Si. ('harlvs-st., New Orleans; 330 Sutler-si., ban Francisco. D. APPLETON & CO,, Fillers, M 0 and £>. r »l Broadway, N. Y ENCYCLOP-EUIA imiTAXNTCA, Yol. IY. A conspicuous feature of this volume. lust puhl|*h»d In England and America. Is a brilliant lialaxy of biogra phies. Among I hem ure e.ruys on bolivar, ihmupuru-. liutle (Robert!, llutier (.-aiuueD. brougham, brown ing (Mr*.), buckle, llullon, buuieu, burke, burns, llyrot, Cxsar, Calderon. Calvin, Camueus, Campbell article on botany, by I’rof. Hutton Uslfour, cov ers tiihiy-four i>nun, and Is Illustrated by hundreds of drawings. This volume contains many copyrighted or tlees by American writers.—" Hostou " slid •■Cam bridge'’ by the Ituv. Dr. G. E. Ellis, "California,” by I'roL J. 1). Whitney, Ac. There ts Utile risk In saying that no other volume Is ex taut so rich lu useful aud various liiforiuuiluu os Vob IV. of the Eneyclopa-dla. Ninth Edition. 4tu, cloth (n.OO; half Russia, (11,10. LITTLE, DUOWN & COMPANY, PUDLIBUBH9, BBi WMhlngtea tiirMtsßMtM* AMUSEMENTS. COLISEUM. 87 Clark-iL SnypAY. .TITHE 4, AND ENTIRE WEEK. A NEW DEPARTURE. Engagement of the famous Boston Comic Opera Co. Ilerre'n Sparkling Opera HoulTo In .1 acta, CHI X» 3? 33 810 l Ten Solo Artists In lheca«t. Mias ANGIE SCHOTT In her wonderful illusion “La Baton du Liable.” Lanra Flint, Conway A Kerrigan, Waters A Kelly, the Winuetta, and the Coliseum f’omnany In a mlrth-provoklngolio. Admission, 25 cents. Per formance every evening at 8 o'clock and Sunday afternoon at It. HOOLEY'S THEATRE. MAGUIRE A HAVRHLT lessees. WILLK. CHAPMAN Manager. X.AST week of MISS ROSE EYTINGKE And the Excellent Company In rose nvcxaiaißX.. Wednesday Matinee—Benefit of W. DAVIS. Monday, June 12-MHS. JAS. A. OATES' COMIO OPERA COMPANY. NEW CHICAGO THEATRE. R. M. HOOLEY Manager. The popular resort for I.imllm and Children. The C.’ootC'ii Theatre In the city. Monday, Juno n, every evening and Wednesday and Saturday Matinee. HOOLEY’S IvlirsreXJßßXiS, the Maatcr Hand of the World In an entire new and brilliant programme. positively ftrrt appearance of Pat Rooney: Pat llooneyl! The gtiliHnir Spirit of Rollicking Irl.h Comedy. Johnaon and llriiim, the freat Polyglot song and fiance Artlcta. lllllyOray, the Popular Comedian from tlie principal Eastern Theatre*. Mule Mac s Unity Elephant. John llart'aKreotaucreaa, Judin* Hntmlon. Hilly Hlcc. E. M. Hall, Hobby New comb, the great double quintette and uncqualud Orchestra. THE COLISEUM. 87 Clurk-ftt. Every Evening at 8 o'clock and Sunday After noon ui 11. Encasement of the HORTON COMIC OPERA COMPANY, ANGIE SCHOTT In her Illusion la Salon du Dlnble. and the Mammoth Coliacnra Company In a Brilliant Olio. Admiaalon 25 ccnta. COL. WOOD'S MUSEUM. KORKRT MpWADE In HIP TAX ITINKT.R Every evening and Wednesday and Saturday Mati nee*. Monday, Tih'mlov. Thursday, and Friday Matinee*. HIDDEN IIASIV. ncj;A.-s :usici i*s STATE LINE. NEW VOHK TO GLASGOW, LIVERPOOL. DUBLIN, lIKI.KAST, AND LONDONDERRY. These nnd-elass full-powered *tenm"r» will sail (nm Pier No. 42. North River, fool of Canal-it.. 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Including wine, bedding. and ttteuslli, without extra charge. Steamer* marked tbu* * do not carry steerage passenger*. LOUIS DeBEIIIAN. Agent, 55 Broadway. N. V. W. F. WHITE. No. C 7 Clark-it., corucr Randolph. Agent for Chicago. North German Lloyd. The steamer* of this Company will Mil every Satur day from Bremen Pier, foot of Thlrd-st.. Ifonoken. Rate* of passage—From Now York to Southampton. London. Havre, and Bremen, first cabin, $H«»: srrnnil cabin, sno. gold; steerage, S3O currency. For freight or passage apply to OKLUR.RS & CO.. National Line of Steamships. NEW YOKE TO QUEENSTOWN AND LIVERI’OOL. ENGLAND. June :i. sptnl I'.GYI'T, June 24. 7::<oam bI’AIN, Jnne 10. 7:;muni I ITALY. July I, 12:30 p tu W«-ilnt*in)'. June 14, 10 a. m. GREECE. CaMu i>n»«ftL'c. f-at. S7O, ami f.-uj currency. Uctura tickets M rcilnccil rate*. Kln-raue ticket*. S2O. cur» rcucy. lirufu fur XI and upwards on Great Britain. Apply to P. ». I.AU-SON. 4 Suutli Clurk'it. Great Western Steamship Lino. 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A book for both hu-i, Illustrated. and circulars of other things scut sealed for twoilniti]*. K. D.-A (eat will proto that Ur. tetonu is the ouly specialist In Chicago who Is * regular gntdustu •\TKi;VOUS KXHAUSTioS-A"MKL)icAL EsJavT comprising a series of lectures delivered at Holm's Mmeum of Anatomy, New York, on the esusesudvuro of premature decline, showing Indisputably how lost health may be regained. afToMiugneleur synopsis of the Impediments to marriage, and (he tn-stmeut of uert ous and physical delillliy. being the result of iSJ years'cape rleiici*. price U. r » tents. Addin* the author, DU. L. J. KAII S.otlUe uinl resldi-necM List Tenth-sl.. New! ork. IMIOIESSIOYAL. RUPTURE Dr. J. A. 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Walworth, Receiver, w ith tbs legal proof thereof, with* In three months Ram this dila, or They will be dlsai* ia..a, vutuS> 7

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