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The Late Dr. Howe.-Mr. James T. Fields prefaced and from the Christian Union Publishing Company he one his morning lecture to the students of Boston University on year received $10,000 for a life of Christ. Besides all this Wednesday, the 12th of January, with this tribute to the late he is in the receipt of an annual income as author's percentDr. Howe: “ There is a man now lying dead in this city, age on the sale of his works, so that his income for several and who is to be buried at noon to-day, whose life and char- years past has been in the neighborhood of $40,000 per acter have such an exceptional interest for all of us that no
His salary this year, it will be remembered, was one of his old companions and friends on arising to address raised to $100,000. The Rev. Dr. John Hall has a salary an audience anywhere this morning could possibly omit some of $10,000 gold, per annum, and he also adds to his income reference, however brief, to a citizen so distinguished. The by writing and lecturing. The Rev. Dr. Hepworth, of the grandly rounded career of Dr. Howe will receive from elo- Church of the Disciples, was in receipt of a salary of $10,000 quent lips to-day, its fitting meed of eulogy. Inspiring words per annum until recently. The Rev. Dr. Storrs, of the will be spoken, inspiring thoughts will be suggested at the Church of the Pilgrims, Brooklyn, receives a salary of $10,000 appropriate place of ceremony, but I cannot proceed to the per annum. He was offered an advanced salary by one of the special topic which has called us together without pausing to New York Congregational churches some time ago, but was utter these words of thankfulness for the heroic youth, the induced to remain with his old charge. The Rev. Dr. Budgenerous manhood, the noble, life-long philanthrophy of one dington, also one of the best known of Brooklyn pastors, rewhose energies were all employed in imparting strength to ceives $10,000 per annum. The Rev. Dr. Morgan Dix, the liberty, language to the dumb, thought to half-extinguished rector of Trinity, receives $15,000 per annum. He has two or person, and the benefits of light to so many who were born more assistants, who receive from $4,000 to $6,000 each. blind."
The senior minister at St. Paul's receives $10,000, and his
assistant $4,000. The Rev. Dr. Weston, for many years Jurors in Utah.–Senator Christiancy has introduced a past the pastor of St. John's Church, receives $10,000 salary, bill in the Senate in regard to jurors in Utah. It provides and has an assistant at $4,000. The pastor who officiates at that in any trial for bigamy or polygamy it shall be a suffi- Trinity Chapel also receives $10,000, and has one or more cient cause for challenge and for the rejection of any juror, assistants. The Rev. Dr. Chapin also receives $10,000 first, that he has more than one wise living in said Territory, salary. The Rev. Dr. Schenck, rector of St. Ann's, the whether married by the ordinary rites or by the so-called fashionable Episcopalian church of Brooklyn, receives “ sealing" ceremony, or second, that he believes it morally $10,00). right for a man to live with more than one wife. If the panel is thus exhausted, talesmen may be summoned until the re
Toleration in Constantinople.—A Christian gentleman quisite number of jurors shall be obtained.
lately rented a house in a quarter of Constantinople which
is partly inhabited by Turks and partly by Christians. When Toleration in New Hampshire.- Arthur P. Devlin
moving thither he was insulted by the Turkish mob, led by
the Muktar and the Imaum. They broke open the doors and lectured at Dover, New Hampshire, a sew weeks since, on "Romanism in America." 'After the lecture a crowd fol.
threw the furniture into the street. Mr. M. sent to the police lowed him to his hotel; on the way he fled into a drug.store
station for assistance. Three policemen appeared, but assisted
the mob and imprisoned the gentleman. His house was for safety, where bricks were thrown through the windows, and the Mayor was compelled to read the riot act. The police
plundered and his furniture destroyed. finally succeeded in getting him to the hotel, not, however, without being compelled to use their revolvers. It is well
Another Papal Diocese.—The New York Freeman's nigh time this species of toleration were checked by making
Journal, announces that Alleghany City, Pa., has been made examples of some of the tolerants. If not checked, it may
a diocese, and Bishop Domenec, now of Pittsburg, named be necessary some day to secure a license from the Cardinal
its first bishop. Very Rev. J. Quigg, of Altoona is appointed before a lecturer can safely ascend the rostrum.
Bishop of Pittsburg. The Lutherans in Russia pay big salaries to their pas
John C. Fremont.-Instead of being
a little, weazentors
, viz., two rubles for each soul, the average number of faced, dried up old man,” was stated by a New York paper souls in every parish being fisteen hundred. On account of
recently, General John C. Fremont is, according to the this circumstance the Russian government proposes to in
Virginia (Nevada) Enterprise, a splendid-looking man, his crease the salaries of the orthodox clergy.
face fresh and strong, though bronzed as though by contact
with years of out-door life. His hair is silvered, but in Salaries of New York Clergymen.—Some of the more
looking at it the impression is that it is so through exposure distinguished of New York's clergymen will not suffer the and not age, and it sets off the face finely. pangs of hunger right away if their salaries are any indication of their abundance of the comforts of this life. The
Col. A. A. Mechling, a former resident of Pittsburg, died preacher who receives the highest salary in this country is
at Yankton, D. T., recently. The deceased entered the army the Rev. Henry Ward Beecher. For several years past his
when the rebellion broke out, and fought through the war salary has been $20,000 per annum.
In addition to this, it making for himself an excellent record, and leaving the is safe to say that he received $5,000 per annum for various service with the rank of colonel. He was fifty years of age lectures delivered by him in the winter season.
His salary at the time of his demise.
Rev. I. Mechling, of Greensburg as editor of the Christian Union was $10,000 per annum,
and W. H. Mechling, of Pittsburg, are his brothers.
Tramps.—The great numbers of tramps who insest all The Moody and Sankey Meetings in Philadelphia. our large cities, some of whom have been converted into - Mr. Thomas McCree, Secretary of the Revival Commit!ce, tramps by inability to procure employment, have been a surnishes the following estimate of the grand total of the source of much annoyance for some tiine past, and have attendance upon the services since the work in the depx called forth many efforts, philanthropic and otherwise, to
church begun: devise a remedy. The State Board of Charities, of New 18 Sunday meetings,
225,000 York, estimates that over two hundred thousand acts of relief | 40 Weekly evening meetings,
320,000 are extended to tramps annually in the State, at a cost of at 56 Noonday meetings, least $200,000. This aid is granted without any equivalent 14 Bible readings,
70.poo therefor, and in most cases to persons who are able by their 48 Young men's meetings,
24.00 labor to provide for themselves. To correct the evils result- 36 Young women's meetings,
10,000 ing from “ tramping," the Board makes the following recom- 36 Men's and women's afternoon meetings, . mendations : “A radical change in the manner of dealing with this
869,000 class is believed to be necessary; a more careful scrutiny
There have been besides a number of meetings for his than heretofore as to the condition of all transient persons
for parents, and for reformed men, bringing the total up to applying for aid should be made by the public officials. The nine hundred thousand people. It is believed that no oraint, enseebled and disabled may be committed to the various State religious or secular, ever addressed so many persons in a almshouses, and be provided for under the act regarding State
equal length of time. Of course, this great aggregate has been paupers, or be sent to the care of friends or places of legal made up by the repeated attendance of thousands of pins settlements in other States or countries. In case of the able- men and women who have been drawn to the meetins borg bodied, no aid should be extended to them, except upon their the same religious zeal that takes them to their churches rendering an equivalent therefor by their labor. It may not every Sunday, and of thousands of others who have found always be within the power of the officers to make such labor the services so interesting that they have gone many times, remunerative to any considerable extent, but in all cases be. IIow many different persons have heard the evangeliet fore relief is furnished it should be stipulated that a certain during these eight weeks can only be conjecture-ire amount of work shall be persormel in return therefor; and hundred thousand would perhaps be a reasonable estircite. is the person, after being aided, refuses to perform the work, Not the city alone, but the whole populous country for sy he should be subject to summary arrest by the Superinted- miles around has furnished recruits to this great army of ent or Overseer of the Poor, and be proceeded against under worshippers. One night recently there were five thousand the law regarding vagrancy. Under the increased powers people present, who came in as excursionists on the railruak. conserred upon B. Jards of Supervisors by the last Legislature The total expenses of the revival are about $30,000. (Chapter 482 of the Laws of 1875), the subject is within the control of the several counties, and it only needs general ac- A young man of Corning, New York, lately presented tion in the matter greatly to lessen the evils complained of. his album to the Secretary of State in Albany, with the The enactment of a suitable law conferring additional pow. following result: ers upon Superintendents and Overseers of the Poor, and
My young friend, it makes me laugh, defining their duties as to arresting and examining the class
That you should want my autograph; of persons referred to is probably necessary, and it may be
Why you want it, who can guess, advisable also to authorize the Boards of Supervisors to erect
For what can be more valueless. and maintain county or district workhouses in certain cases.
But here it is, I'll not say no, The employment of this class has been resorted to in several
Truly yours, John Digelow." counties during the past year, and it is claimed that the num. ber of tramps has, in consequence, largely diminished in So much has been said about the antecedents of these these counties. When tramps throughout the State are
recently appointed to subordinate positions under the ottices obliged to work, and to render an equivalent by their labor of the House of Representatives, that a statement prepared for the aid they receive, it is believed that they will take by Doorkeeper Fitzhugli
, and published recently, may be of measures to provide for themselves, preferring to work on
interest. Of the new appointees, he says thirty served in the their own account rather than to labor under compulsion for Union army, and eleven in the Confederate amy; sineen the public.
have taken the modified oath, and ninety-four the iron-bed]
oath; nine colored men and one colored woman have been Washington Irdies evidently do not allow the hard / appointed by him. There is no doubt that, as far as Colore times to interfere with their desire for dress, for The Star Fitzhugh's appointments are concerned, as much considerasays of them : “ It is universally the subject of remark that tion at least has been shown for Union veterans as to the the dressing this season is more magnificent than has ever same class by the Doorkeeper of the last llouse. The Psl. been the case before in Washington. Individual instances master of the House, who has comparatively few apparintmay be cited of toilets heretofore seen that hwe fully equaled ments to make, has probalily given preference to his Virginia those now adorning our salons, but rich attire is more gen- friends, a large percentage of whom were Coniederate erally adopted now than it was in the past.
RECORDS OF THE SOCIETIES.
Historical Society of Pennsylvania.- This Society The Treasurer's report gives receipts of the year into the held its quarterly meeting on Monday evening, January 3d. General Fund as $3,535.74; and the expenditures, $3,533.87, The President occupied the chair. During the year, the ad. showing a balance of $1.87. The Binding Fund one of ditions to the library have been as follows: Books, 631, of the greatest needs of the Society-was last year reported at which 80 were purchased, 345 presented by members, 104 by $2,724.61. During the year this has been increased to persons not members, and 102 were received from Societies, $4, 068.43. etc.; Pamphlets, 766; of which 2 were purchased, 426 pre- The additions to the Library number 2,851 volumes, of sented by members, 195 by persons not members, and 143 which 1,494 were purchased, and 1,357 were secured by were received from Societies, etc.; Magazines, 87; Maps, donation and exchanges and 1,764 pamphlets, only 10 of 21; Manuscripts, 24; Works of Art, 341. Of the last, there which were purchased—making the total book and pamphlet were two valuable original portraits of George Washington, additions 4,615. Of the book additions, 165 are folios, and purchased and donated by a number of liberal members of 153 quartos—increasing the number of folios in the Library the Society; one of these is the celebrated one by Wertmul. 10 2,214, and the quartos to 2,858, and both together, 5,072. ler, the other painted at Valley Forge, by Charles Polk, of The total number of books and pamphlets now in the whom we have been unable to learn anything beyond the library is upwards of 65,000. fact that he painted this portrait and a portrait of Commodore The total number of periodicals now received by the SociJohn J. Audubon, the father of the eminent naturalist. Ar-ety is 198
--an increase of 13 over last year; of which 7 are ticle I. of the By-Laws was amended to read : “ Stated Meet- quarterliez, 13 monthlies, i semi-monthly, 165 weeklies, 2 ings of the Society shall be held on the second Monday of semi-weeklies, and 10 dailies-of which 166 are published November, January and March, and on the first Monday of in Wisconsin. May, of each year, at 8 o'clock P.m.” The meeting in May The only oil painting added to the Art Gallery during the is the Annual Meeting, when the election of officers occurs. year is that of Horatio Ward, an American banker in Lon
A " called Meeting" was held on Monday evening, the don. The total number of oil paintings now in the Gallery 17th, when the attendance was large, the President in the chair. An eloquent tribute to Alfred Cope, a member and Eleven valuable manuscript historical papers have been generous patron of the Society, written by Diniel B. Smith, received during the year, and filed for future publication, or and read by Charles M. Morris, was ordered to be trans- binding: from these and former contributions, the Society cribed in the minutes. Rev. Joseph P. Tustin, of Grand
will be enabled to select suitable matter for the seventh volRapids, Michigan, read a paper on “The Norse-Lands and ume of Collections, designed to be issued during the current their Races," It was listened to with evident interest by the year. numerous and intelligent audience, and a resolution was The following officers were elected: President, Hon. unanimously adopted tendering the thanks of the Society to Alexander Mitchell, Milwaukee; Vice-Presidents, Hon. Har. the Rev. gentleman, and requesting a copy for preservation
low S. Orton, LL. D., Madison ; Hon. Morgan L. Martin, in the archives.
Green Bay; Hon. Jas. T. Lewis, LL. D., Columbus; Hon.
James Sutherland, Janesville; Hon. Henry D. Barron, St. The Dauphin County (Pennsylvania) Historical
Croix Falls; Chauncey C. Britt, Esq., Portage City; Hon. Society, whose collection is at Harrisburg, is a prosperous
John H. Rountree, Platteville; Hon. C. C. Washburn, LL. D. association, which has gathered an unusual number of valu
Madison; Hon. J. F. Potter, East Troy Lake; Samuel Mar. able papers, and is vigorously pursuing the purpose of its
shall, Esq., Milwaukee; Hon. John T. Kingston, Necedah; foundation. Ils officers for 1876 are A. Boyd Hamilton,
Hon. Sat. Clark, Horicon; Hon. Moses M. Strong, Mineral President; Thomas H. Robinson, D.D, Corresponding Sec
Point; Hon. Thad. C. Pound, Chippewa Falls; Gen. J. J. retary; Hon. John B. Linn, Librarian. This Society is in
Guppey, Portage City; Fred. S. Perkins, Esq., Burlington. possession of the original pledge of “the officers of the
Honorary Vice-Presidents, Hon. Cyrus Woodman, MassaPennsylvania line” to “the Society of the Cincinnati,” a
chusetts; Hon. Henry S. Randall, LL.D., New York; Hon. valuable collection of the autographs of the brave men who
Perry H. Smith, Illinois; Hon. Stephen Taylor, Pennsylcommanded that military organization. It is in excellent preservation.
vania; Hon. A. C. Dodge, Iowa; Hon. L. J. Farwell;
Missouri ; Hon. C. C. Trowbridge, Michigan ; Charles FairState Historical Society of Wisconsin.-The Society child, Massachusetts ; Col. S. V. Shipman, Illinois; Soloman held its annual meeting January 4th, 1876, Hon. Harlow S. Alofsen, New Jersey; Hon. George W. Bradford, New York; Orton, LL. 1., Vice-President, occupying the chair.
Rev. R. M. Hodges, D.D., Massachusetts ; Corresponding Secretary Draper read the report of the Executive Com- Secretary, Lyman C. Draper; Recording Secretary, Col. F. mittee. The year 1875 has resulted in large and varied H. Firmin; Treasurer, Hon. A. H. Main, additions to the library—the issuing of a Supplement to the
Prof. J. D. Butler, LL.D., was designated to deliver the Catalogue—and securing, we trust permanently, a remarkable annual address, during the present winter, on the “ Pre-Hiscollection of the Pre-Historic Antiquities of Wisconsin. toric Antiquities of Wisconsin,” Lyman D. Draper to prepare The details of these evidences of continued prosperity serve
a paper on the life and services of I. A. Lapham, LL.D., to attest the healthful growth of the Society in all its depart
and Hon. E. H. Ellis on the life and services of Hon. Henry S. Baird.
ments of collection.
LITERARY AND ART MEMORANDA.
A Century After: Picturesque Glimpses of Philadelphia | Memoirs of a Maryland Volunteer; War with Mexico,
and Pennsylvania, including Fairmount, the Wissahickon, in the years 1846–7-8. By John R. KENLY. and other Romantic Localities, with the Cities and Land- We are indebted to “ John P. Des Forges, Booh sellet, scapes of the State : A Pictorial Representation of Scenery, No. 3 St. Paul Street, Baltimore," sor a copy of this inter. Architecture, Life, Manners and Character. Edited by esting book, published in 1873, by J. B. Lippincott & C., EDWARD STRAHAN. Illustrated with Engravings by of this city. Mr. Des Forges writes: "I sent you yesterday Lauderbach, from Designs by Thomas Moran, F. 0. C. General J. R. Kenly's book on the Mexican War for review. Darley, 7. D. Woodward, James llamilton, F. B. Schell, I think you can do so lavorably; it is a good book on the E. B. Bonsell, W. L. Sheppard, and other eminent artists. subject, and the General is a good man. He commandej Philadelphia : Allen, Lane & Scott, and 7. W. Lau- the First Maryland Infantry (in the late war] on the Federal derbach, 233 South Fifth Street.
side, and came out of the war a Brevet- Major-General." “ Part Nine” is admirable throughout, in no respect inferior We cannot more than acknowledge the receipe in this num. to the previous Parts which we have so warmly commended. ber, reserving the review for a suture one, probably the The chapter on “ Phases of Social Life” is continued. The April MONTHLY. pictorial illustrations comprise fine engravings on wood, showing handsome views of “The Baptist Home;" the Walter Savage Landor.- The Spectator says of this building of “ The Little Sisters of the Poor;" “ The Pres- 'famous writer : byterian Home for Widows;" “ The Foster Home;" “ The “ Like Coleridge and Sir Thomas Browne, he will always Burd Orphan Asylum ;" “ The Northern Home for Friend- find an audience, fit, though few; and they who have leisure less Children;" “ The Old Men's Home ;” The Home for and a love of English literature for its own sake will often Aged Colored Persons ;" “ Girard College;" Girls' Nor
turn to Landor's works for. amusement and edification, and mal School;" “ The University of Pennsylvania;” “ Penn will never turn in vain. Crotchety, impulsive, and undisci sylvania Hospital;” “ Christ Church Hospital ;" “ The plined as his intellect was, the fire of genius burnt within Episcopal Ilospital ;" “ St. Joseph's Hospital;” “ The Pres. it; and, if .genius' seem too vague a word, our use of it byterian Hospital;” “The City Hospital ;” “ The German will be plain to any one who will compare Landor ar his Hospital;" The University Hospital;" " The Young best with so great a master of English prose as De Quincey Men's Christian Association Building;” “ The Fountain, at his best, or the efforts of Coleridge in Shakespearean Rittenhouse Square;” and “ West Walnut Street." Then criticism with the efforts of William Hazlitt. It must be we have another chapter on “ Fairmount Park," with pic. I confessed, however, that the flashes of Landor's genius are tures of “ The Lincoln Monument;" “ The Terraces, Lemon as fitful as they are vivid, and that we often pas, abruptly Hill;” “A Family Picnic;" and a rowing party “ Taking from noble thoughts, expressed in noble language, lo platithe Waves."
tudes and paradoxes, poured forth with all the blustering The Rev. Horatio B. Hackett, of the Rochester Theo. volubility and emphasis of an exasperated Napier. The logical Seminary, was elected an honorary member of the truth of the adage that from the sublime to the ridicukius Society of Biblical Archäology of London, a short time be there is but a step has nowhere, perhaps, been more abunfore his death. The honor was conveved to him in the dantly shown than in the works of Walter Savage Landor." following letter: “I have the honor to inform you that at the last meeting of this Society, on the 6th of July, 1875,
The Marquis of Bute and Lord Stratford de Redcliffe are you were, by a special vote of council, invited to become an
the last additions to the English list of noble authors. honorary member thereof. The Transactions of the Society will henceforth be duly sent to you as they appear, and I
West, Johnston & Co., of Richmond, Va., have issuel shall be happy at all times to receive any paper from your.
a curious historical document; it is a fac-simile of the Vir. sell upon any subject connected with the researches of the ginia ordinance of secession, with all the signatures. Society."
Greenough's statue of John Winthrop, ordered by the The Rev. James Freeman Clarke has been pastor of the State of Massachusetts, has arrived from Florence, and will Church of the Disciples in Boston for 35 years. The members' be sent to Washington. If accepted, it will be placed in the of the church have presented the trustees with a fine portrait Capitol as a gist of Massachusetts. of the pastor, to be held by them in perpetual trust. The cost was about $1,000.
The famous Portanigra at Treves, a very interesting to
man building, will be restored by the German government. The Hon. John Lathrop Motley, the American his. torical writer, has been elected foreign associate of the An oil painting by Georg Pens, a pupil of Albrecht Durer, Academy of Moral and Political Science.
has been found in a castle in Silesia. It is marked 1547.
Catalogues.- The year 1876 promises to be rich in Wife No. 19.-Mrs. Ann Eliza Young, the nineteenth American bibliography, is not in original literature. “The "wife” of the Mormon chief, in her book, which she calls American Catalogue” proper, though a publication meant “ Wife No. 19," has told the story of her miseries in that rechiefly for the trade, will have great bibliographical value, lation in a touching and evidently truthful manner, and it is and Mr. Sabin keeps at work on his task of cataloguing to be regretted that the hyper-fastidiousness which is far too Americana. A general catalogue of the Library of Congress, prevalent among the better classes in our country will doubtwhich, as connected with the copyright depository, has an au- less considerably circumscribe the number of its readers. thoritative value, is in progress at Washington, of which Mr. The book is worth reading, and not of evil tendency; it is Spofford says, in his annual report: “This catalogue will certainly incalculably superior to ninety-nine of every hun. embrace, in several volumes, the entire contents of the dred of the entire number of many hundreds of the novels Library up to its date, arranged in the alphabetical order of which are popular in polite circles. authors' names, with brief titles, to which the collation will be appended. This general catalogue, which will bring for One Man's Work.–The enormous statue of Hermann, the first time into print for ready relerence the titles of a col- the ancient German warrior, which was inaugurated some lection now numbering almost 300,000 volumes, will be months ago by the Emperor of Germany, was entirely made much sought for by public institutions and by the collectors by one man. The figure is of embossed copper, one hundred of private libraries.” A catalogue of the military library at feet high, and every inch of the immense surface was hamWest Point, which will be of authority in military literature, mered by hand. A Westphalian nobleman, Herr von Bandel, is also in preparation. At Boston, Mr. Cutter is at work performed the entire work, from the preliminary modeling upon his Athenæum catalogue.
to the finishing with the hammer, many years of his life
being devoted to the work. The statue stands near Detmold, A Curious Memorial of the Late War is announced
the capital of the principality of Lippe, and the artist's by a publishing house in Richmond, Virginia, a fac-simile, workshop was located on the spot. with all the signatures, of “ The ordinance of Virginia to repeal the ratification of the Constitution of the United States
The German scholar, Dr. Heinrich Schliemann, is about and State of Virginia,” as passed by the Virginia Convention, to excavate the Phænician-Carthaginian town of Motya, in April, 1861.
Sicily. The town was located six miglia north of Marsalz,
on an island, and destroyed by Dionysius in the year 397 Life Insurance is calling forth a special literature of
before Christ. There are many foundations of old walls and some importance. The latest announcement is of a “ Life
relics of gates around Isola di Mezzi. New excavations have Assurer's Hand-book,” to be published in London. The preface will be an essay surveying modern lise assurance.
been made at Pompeii. A great treasure of gold and silver The editor, Mr. Clifford, calls especial attention to the silent objects has been uncovered, among other articles many social revolution going on in large centres of population goblets, cups, plates, mirrors, vases, and ornaments, also an
embroidered purse with money. abroad, by means of small industrial assurances among work. ingmen, and, proceeding a step further, puts in a plea for
Marquis de St. Georges, who wrote the text of the operas compulsory life assurance for small amounts among the
the “ Queen of Cypress,” the “ Crown Diamonds," the employés in great mercantile establishments.
“Corsair” (ballet), the “Valley of Andora,” etc., besides Among the collection of old plays presented to the British
some plays, died at Paris in December. Museum by Mr. Coventry Patmore, which formerly belonged to R. Brinsley Sheridan, has been found, says The Athenæum,
The Swedish African explorer, G. de Vylder, is going to the holograph original of the comedy « The Trip to Bath," explore the countries north of Lake Nganie. written in 1749 by Mrs. Frances Sheridan, his mother, and
there four years, and has left his interesting African colwhich, it is said in Moore's “ Life of Sheridan," was the
lections to the Museum of Natural History at Stockholm, in source of his play of “ The Rivals.” A very slight compari
case of his death, son of the two plays leaves no doubt whatever of the fact, and in the character of Mrs. Malaprop Sheridan has actually
When the telegraph was invented, admirers of Shakspeare borrowed some of her amusing blunders from the original
saw prophecy in the words he put in the mouth of the sprite, M1s. Tryfort, without any alteration whatever.
Puck, “I'll put a girdle round the earth in forty minutes.”
If Monsignor Dupanloup succeeds in having Joan of Arc The equestrian statue of General McPherson, modeled in
canonized the great poet will again be made a prophet, for Cincinnati by Prof. Ribesso, is nearly finished. It represents he makes the Dauphin say, “ Joan la Pucelle shall be France's the General sitting in a position of repose on his horse with
saint." a field-glass in his hand. The clay model will be cast in plaster and then be sent to Philadelphia to be cast in bronze.
Spinoza is to have a statue at Amsterdam, where he was It is suggested that it be placed on exhibition during the
born in 1631, and died in 1667. Berthold Auerbach and a number of German philosophers have been consulted by the
committee, and it is proposed to organize a series of fetes, There are one hundred teachers' seminaries (normal and to hold an exhibition of all the known editions of Spischools) in Prussia, among them six for female teachers. noza's works.
He will stay