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Boston Daily Globe (Newspaper) - October 5, 1890, Boston, Massachusetts THE BOSTOIS" SIMDAY GLOBE-STDITOAY,: OCTOBER ��^6, 1890~TWmTY-FOOT there is A'O riAOE in Now England �where BETTKU VALUES can ho ob-toinod in Honso Furnishing Qooh, �ttilir -oithorforOfiehorbylnstahncntSithftii Jw-l* a'tl'UMriON'S,1077 WashingtonSt, � '?rH AT'complete nasortment of roli-ahly mndo CHAMBER SETS, oompi'ls-ing mriny of the choicest (IcEigna in this country, (it prices to meet every loqnircTnent,may 1)0fonnd at I'MMP-TO.V'S, 1077 Washington St, TH AT ^''""''�'''^''S assortment of I'ARIOU :'� FFRXITPIIE comprisBO nil the now styles of Suits and Odd Pioocn covered in the latest and choicest ofnpholstery fahrios. �/?rHAT"7<'"0!^i'"'yPllJirTON'S anloo 5-framo Body Ernssels Carpet, one with which y6n will he well pleased, for Sl.SC per yard, STH AT. bnyat PlIMrTON's a full line of Standard Makes of Tapestry Carpets, some as low aa 60c. per yard, THATT"" "t PMMPTON'B the VKRT REST of All-Wool Ertra Super ynrd-wido Carpeting for T5c. per yard, and ?. very satisfactory qnality for MUCH LESS. THAT �iiTy8 ""^ plimpton-s a handsome selection of the most RE. IIAIIIE makes of CARPETING of ALL KINDS, from the cheapest Ingrain to tho finest Moqnette and Wiltons, all at prices IIARU TO E ejitmanin;r and at vcvv reasonable rates. Orders hy mnil carefully attended to. A cordial invitation extended to all. ILCRimTHE FURllIEIl, IB auA 17 Avon St., 2d door from ^Vnshljigtoii st. 't fwr ' (ir! 01, .....,i!orf 03 .I rnnii "n great VABIETY OF ,;3p?TF and CHOICM kPATTBB.NS in �')l^leG-a 3IISER S3IILE. 6,8,10,12,14!Vierfi!iiacSt. 117,118,121,123,125 Friend St. ^oros, Byiiloiis ai liiirawliig flails, inflsniefi Tefider Joints, hAsul fcUo clnb nails treated tn t.hft most sMlftil mnn-'lact. without p:lIu, and aU othci tMxT> crcow, E;ii�.Tr. per Onl. i OWMed. Hum, i?.2; I'i:r" Unl. (;iu, ,9,;;; California Twines, SX; Im^'un-jd AS'lnus, f'i, ana f4 per Gal. Jill Kuods varruiited '.m r(!i'rebehted or money re- . � J. E. DOKERTY & CO., �8b8a i!Ta�i2itiA.j., mt. � . . . isoston. Suit jiiO Should Have tt in the House. . J>roppctl tin Siiyir, CMlilmu Jmi;: To trJifl .'oi.'.'.tiOK'f- A.-.oijy.vr- h'r.iy.Y.sr farf'roun. ColrtE, Sore 'Jill Jill. 'fu;'.VMt,. Cullr, Criuini niid VnXiih. }u-\)i:vv.h Nuiinui-:' fVrinriliilni.s, (:ul.� luid 3*rnJi*'* h'llt lllirir. <:'-;td .'..r ].�;;,;,))],�:. .SnJd *\ierj-w'lj,-.rt. )'ri.-^- .'^r.-. t.v njiul: '1 i-'itil-n cxjirebp puld, Jii. 1. S. JOJJfcijt; i CO., JiOhTo.v, :.!..,.'B. ____truly ]fii;2 BIKINI wo END OF MAKBLU. A Country OverflowinB -with It-Boads of White. A poet dreamed he dwelt in marble halls, but that isn't much of an aspiration in this comitry, says tho Sun. Horo one walks much of tho time over marble pavomonts; of marble are the crosswalks in tho streets; the gutter streams, after a rain, ripple over marhlo pebbles; ii; you drink from the ril-lage .street fountams the water gurgle.s out of tho gaphiB lips of an iron baby that is pinned to a marble slab; the public hltch-mu posts are of marble; so also are tho fences, (jate posts, ourblngs and foundation walls of many dwellings; and there is a M'hito Kloam of marble in tho cloven lodges in tho rtistant blue mountahis. Marble is almost as cheap as dirt, quite as cheap ns any other stone, in the Berkshire hills. From southern Berkshire Ut Great Bavrinpton northward to Pitbsfleld tho mi-derpinninc of the whole country is of marble, but all of it is not of the bestquality, for there is a (,'rain of iron in muoh of it, but in B<rmo quarries it is ns fine and pure as any in tho world. To very queer uses marble is applied in th s country, and a stranger In the land, in who.se preconceived opinion in.arblo is almost n preoions .stono, has surprises -oon-tlnually. TrudKlng along tlie country roads ho sees rogKod old horns supported on walls of marble that is almost fit for pillars in a palace or temple; hogs root over acres of marble ledges that here ima there crop out of tho surlaoo eai'th; fowls goto roost on marble jorchos, and before 000 ramshackle old :'armhouses are walls of square marble jlockG almost as white as snow. In the hotels tho (fuest helps himself to matches out of a hollowed marble safe, and to toothpicks out of a marble holder. Boys sling marble pebbles at cattlo in the fields and stray dogs in tho streets. Not many quarries have been opened in the region as yet, bocauso the best marble lies dcoii; but, since city wealth and business cntorpriso have drifted hither, it is a matter o( only a few yearsnow before work-nien will bo bm-rowing into the heart of the towering hills in search of tho white stono. The Angel Guardian's Success. Tho Augel Guardian House, Eoxbury is doing admirable work for tho minds of the young, in bringing out ciovor little dramas as influences of Cluistlan heroism. Its recent presentation of PancratJus, tho French drama from Newman's Fabiola, has created a stir of enthusiasm, among parents Particularly interested in the character orming of their children. Tho hoy Leslie in tho two final acts shows considerable talent. He personates Pancratius, a little wliito-robed shackled figure standing fearless in Ids faith before the prefect of pagan Rome. Again Jn the dense amphitheatre, impervious to bribe or threat, ho welcomes the growl of tho approaching beast and awaits tho martyrs crown. The effect throughout Is highly moral and ennobling. The tableaux given by the house are attractin(j- much attention, because of their exquisite originality. It is rumored that tho new trade school attached promises groat results in tho near futuro. GOIPLlEmY LEGTORE. Tlie charming and eminent leoturor, Madame A. Eupport, will again favor Boston ladies with her advanced and suooBBsful ideas on the care and improvement of the oom-plexion-Tremont Temple, Monday afternoon, Oct. 27, Admission tickets free at Mine. Euppert's Boston office, 10 Temple place. -'�A tiTy,i-r\Lhh d;!jij'.T caji slvnyb be had at 'I'o\\lo'�, ^Gvuld row, li'ijL'jr; ii:;;hlrii.ah. A ef.fv, M r r lb.' f- II �; i:- :!! -it.:-!:ri i.t-.j'i ihlii Eol'i by Cor. IJri'ifi'-i '"i.r; rtr'-'-l.;. iTi'.i'lr-Df'.", It. I. lU'wl^dnp 60 inony nrgp.nt niTineKts from Iwr Bos-U-u pairoiie and ttiflr frlendt, Madame Unppert hati eoniji^nli'd to a^alii lecture on "iJeaiitlfiU "Women iiiid th'lr C'^nulle^iun." 'J'ldH lady beln;,' the aeknowl'-di'i-d anihtirlty on tJjc Improvement and e.iire of the rnniph'xion, hardly necdb furtlier Introduction to ihe hitvlllnent and well Informed. Her evjJL-rienai cuvirt more than a quarttT of a century, and notiilfij; iii a i;reaier tribute t'j tlie nn-rit n! her didrovery and ptrrft etlon of her World lU-nowned Fnov l;leach ihiui the nuiny bidta:l'.i!ia by Potnti J/fdir?ric people throughout America. Mnie. Kup-perl'fc prepi;r;i( Ion aet* i.v ac'COici>.iJvcK wixjf TiJri: i.awh or atuick, and i� not only indoi-sed by prominent medlc:tl men ajul hclentifiiii, but is n.^eonmiended by Ibem ftir pracUe;;! retiuUb, and In numy cabeb tified In their own famUlfB, >.i.\\ your fiuully phyelrirm re?r.rdlnp U, and il;,eiK'efortli yuu will be one of It* nioBl eanu-fct hir/pf.TLiTt) J'.nd aovficaU-s. Abti'tluL- ly vfiuiph'l'- fl-pl;inaU"ii w-lU] l(5.;;it lnvr,!mrulc to all callerh or by JI will cohl ynu n'lUdnjj: to InvcKtlput^ an � ami f,"furt-tli-he'.e/or i,he Iceturt; at 'Jmnont 'lemple, M'liiaay filiern'ii,.]i, (^v\. 1:7. \0 PL.-^CE, wm There is still much interesting news nhout tho session of tho Sovereign Grn,nd Lodge Svhioh has not been in print, Tho gr.iiid representatives, F. E. Jlerrimo,!!, J. P. Loring, E; H. Kavan.igh, A. S. Pinkorton and A. T. Pinkorton, G. .G., have returned from Topeka and report that tho session was a very iraportant ono. Tho Patriarchs Mili-t.aiit, as is well Itnown, is semi-military, and jjs governed iWth somewliat of stxict-ness as to discipline. It is agreed among those conversant mth militarj' matters that Cap't.-Gon. Ellis, who stood in line of promotion to the command of tho Militant forces under the original organization of that body, by reason of subsequent legislation of the Sovereign Grand Lodge was premature, at least, in assuming command Sept. ti ult. An interesting question might have arisen had ho. announced himself tho lieutenaiit-genoral on Sept. 20 instead of on tho 5th, as the term for which Gen. Underwood was elected by tho grand body expired on that date. In assuming command tho question of insubordination arose, and Gen. Ellis was !'roliove(l of his command and ordered to report to tho Sovoroign Grand Lodge," imdor technically an arrest. This deprived him of remaining in line of promotion, and resulted in an election for the oflioo. Both Gen, UndorsTOod and Ellis wore placed in nomination for � the position, and Gon. Underwood was re-elected to the command oi: tho Patriarchs Militant. This will probably end the matter, as practically the grand body settled it, and Gon. Underwood does not seom disposed to press it further. The national convention of the .D.augh-ters of Kebokah was not continued, and as such rt body they will not moot again. Their legislation must oomo - through State conventions, which can refer all matters to State grand lodges. If the desired legislation seems practical, and tho State grand body cannot grant it it may instruct its representatives to the Sovereign Gr.and Lodge to propose it in that body. ' In other words, tho Daughters of Robekali have representation in all grand bodies, the same as the subordinate lodges and. encampments have, no'moto and no less, v. � . i A loan of 83000 was made tb tho Militant headquarters. This was necessitated hy reason of moneys due not being forwarded. It is reported that some ifOOOO ii m- process of collection, but which is not immediately available for use at headquarters. This is only part of the money which had heretofore been turned into the Sovereign Grand Lodge troasiu-y from the Militant organiza^ tion. Subordinate lodgos can, provided the state grand jurisdiotion so autlidrizes, sot aside five per oont. of its receipts as a contingent fimd. A great m.atiy of the subordinates have been using lodge funds for purposes not considered exactly legal, such as paying for floral offerings to a deceased member, or a collation at tho Installation of officers. ' A ^roat many of Grand SIro Unoerwood's decisions wero . modified; several of them were based on the view ho took of the Mexico and Illinois cases. The grand sire's actions in both these oases wore overruled and conBoquently all decisions founded on the law as applied to those jurlsdiotdons wero neoessarily found defective. In the matter of the two Now York State cantons, Nos. 80 and 31, the action of tho grand sire was approved. _ These cantons wore named after two prominent politicians of the State, and political influence, it was claimed, gained thereby. These cantons wero ordered to drop those names, and a law was passed at the last session of tho Sovereign Grand Lodge declaring that hereafter no canton shall bo named after n living person. A oominittee of three is to be appointed on the revision of tho P. M. ritual, by Grand ,Sire Busboe, which is to report at the next session. Tho Grand Ropresontatlves of Missouri invited tho Sovereign Grand Lodge to convene its next session lu the city of St. Louis, whioli was accepted. The oommand of tho 1st Eeglment, P. M., has been turned over to Mjij. Jolm E. Palmer, 1st Battalion, and it will take the O.OG train for AVoroester on Oct, 8. Grand Canton Bidgeley, 2, of Portland, 76 men, ^ri^ arrive in Boston on "Wednesday morning, bo received by a committee from Shawmut Canton, breakfast at the Quinov House, and then ho welcomed by MaJ. J. E. Palmer at headquarters. Maiden Lodge will initiate several candl-on Tuesday evening. AVinnissimmet Lodge of Chelsea will initiate two on-tho same evening. Samarit.an Encampment will exemplify the royal purple degree on Thursday evening. Bunker Hill Enoampraent of Chorlestown cordially invites all patriarchs of other encanipments to join with them in celebrating tho laying of the corner-stone of tho Odd Follows' Home in Worcester next Wednesday. _ Ancient Order of United Workmen. On Monday evening there gathered at the American House 124 master workmen and deputies representing 07 lodges. The meeting was full of enthusiasm, and after short spoeohes each m sister workman pledged his lodge to make ono or more additions to their numbers between this date and tho 1st day of January, 1891. Tho pledges varied in number from throe to fifty. Tho whole number was 1278. On Sept. 30, wlien tho grand recorder closed his accounts for that month, a draft had been drawn to pay the benefits m oveiw kuo^T ease of death, and a balance re-mahiod to tho credit of tho beneficiary fund amounting to SIB.2D0. . There wero hut five deaths in the order in August, and up to Oct. 2 only four deaths have beoii reported as oooiirring in September. Tho month of October bids fair to he a pretty busy month with the Grand Lodge oflicers. On the 7th there will bo a "convocation" at Doarhorn; on the 8th, a public meeting under the auspices of Kox-hury Lodge, and a convocation of tlie Khodo IsUind lodges at Providence; on tho 13th tliera will be a public meeting at Hopldnton and one at FitchbiU'B; on tho 14th or 15th, at Weston; on the 10th, a convocation ni Temple Lodge; on tho 2lBt, ono at Molrose witli Garfield Lodpo; on tho 22d, ono at Lowell with Lowell Lodge; on the 2,Sd, a gathering of the neigliboriug lodges at Waltham; on tlie 27tb, a meeting at Inman Lodge, Cambridgeport. Bejicon I^fldgo has invited the Grand Lodge offloers to bo present at tho American House on tho 30th inst., "ladies' night." At the meeting Monday evening. Rev. Mr. McFadden, who is tho master workman of Nowburyport Lodge, being called on took for his tliome, "Man's better half tho whole man more than half tlio time." Rev. Bernard Copping of Groveland took for his subject, "Evolution from Personal Experience." Forty-three applications wore rocolvod at the Gruii d Lodge office during tlie past week. Metropolitan of Boston has 18 applications. Mt. Washington of South Boston had eight npplipatioiiK at its last meeting. Pen-mnt;toii of Attleboro, A't., had four. The members of the Beaton lodges should not tail to attend tho convocation at Dearborn Lodge on the 7tb mf\. Tliogrand master workman and grand recorder arc arranging for a visit to some of the central points m Maine. They will soon notify tho lodges that thov decide to visit, requesting tliom to invito all tho neighboring lodges. row with the Aiioient and Honorablo.Aitil. lory Company, of which he is the adjutant. Improved Order of Hed Men. Tho gre.it sunte report of the proceedings of tho Great Council of M.assachusotts will bo distributod this week. A copy will be sent to every past sachem through tho chief of records of their rospootive tribes. Quitifltgamond of Worcester will .some time in November give an oxemplifloation of tho degrees. MassacliuR r of AY'.ntlirop will iiold its regular meeting Friday evening and initiate si^veri'.l caiididiites, Tlie board oi gr.'ind nflu'crs of Mnssaclju-scll.s will n�ikc aji ollii,'i;i) %-isit'fbursday evening to the Moiiitcirs of Maiistield. Pronrre.ss of Maiden initiated one candidate at its la.st mi'i'tiiig; also Shoe and Liatlu-r of Boslon. Mayfiosver of Brockton had two. Cajit. Jlichurd Snow of Biicksport. Mo., made a call on the supreme secretary Thursday, and ri'poi'ted the proj^Pfcts for the coming wiiittT in Maine vrr.v bright. Volunteer of Suutli Bcslon, at its last meeting, ri.'Ceived three ai'|)li(^atious. AVa.shiiitrtoji of Bosttni will meet <^ri Afon-day evening in Putnam Uall. corner Buggies and Tremont .sts. Cambridge of East Cambridge had a full attendance at its laHl meeting. The eiit^er-taiiimeiil committee is innliing arrangements foracalieci jiarty on the 17th. An extra \:'.rz'' nuniber <'I candidates are in wiiitiug lor the new degree stalT. I'lei iiiM!)seot of WestlinioU. Me,, initiated 111 eainiidates Wednf-bday evening. It will have a me'-ting on tin.' 3 ady done. Soandia wil 1 givo a social part}' at ICnights of Hdnor Hall on Saturday evening next, >i Notice of tho death of Nathaniel Lanning of Mattapannock, South Boston, admitted Dee. 26,1876, at the age of C2, and died Sept. 17, having paid .?782, has been filed at the Gr.and Lodge office. A Joint committoe of tho three lodges in South Baston, viz.; Mattapannock, Broadway and City Point, is making active preparations for a public mooting in tho interests of tho order, which will be addressed by Supreme Dictator Savage, Supremo Vice-Dictator Klotz and other loading knights. Gray's Hall has boon engagod and a erenoral invitation to tho pubUo will bo issued. The committee is composed of some of the best workers in each of the lodges, and a grand meeting and successful results may bo confidently predicted. Supremo Dictator S.avage and Grand Dictator Oonant will be present at Ch.irlestown Lodge, Got. 14, and address tho members. Invitations have boon issued to 14 lodges to unite with tho brethren of Charlostown. Royal Arcanum. A meeting of tho G. A. R, reception committee will bo called at an early date. The offieers of Warren of Boston stand ready to exemplify "Duty IX." forjany ootm-cil desiring assistance in that direction. Grand Secretary AVorrall made a visit of Inspection to thonew cotmcil in Roslindale, Tuesday evening, Sept. .^0, and found tho officers very nroTicient in thoir work. Six more of the oliarter members took tlie obligation. This makes the present membership 23. Tlio excursion to the Wliite mountains, under tho auspices of Mt. Ida of Newton-ville, proved a success. Thoro are at tho present tlmo fotir ootm-cils in Massachusetts showing a membership of oyer 300 each, as follows: Excelsior, 356; Boston, 328; LowoU, 852; Suffolk, 310. \\^ L. Garrison of Hudson will hereafter hold its regular meetings in K. of p. Hall, Main St., on the first imd third Thursdays, at 7.80 p. m. D. D. G. R.' Converse will moke the following official visits of inspection to the councils located in his district: Baldwin of Woburn Got. 14; Harvard of Cambridge. 21; Rumford of Waltham, 27; AVinthrop oi South Boston Nov. 0. Recent reports from the supremo isecretaiT sliow 1305 subordinate councils, with a total mombershlp of 108,467, Roslindale of Roslindale has been assigned to district No. 2, D. D. G. R. J. Loring Thayer in charge. Regent A. AV. David of Lowell, 8, is nt his home, 22 Avon St., Cambridge, where he has been confined some five weeks with an attack of la grippe. Ho Is now convalescing ,aiid would bo pleased to reooivo a call from any Arcanumite. Orator William Doonan at the last meeting of Roxbiu-y Council emphasized the desirability of members wearing, tho Arcanum button. Initiation ceremonies were per-�formed. Brother Heslan acting as guide and Past Reptont J. H.- Lynch as regent. The ladies' night committee reported progress. Good Follows. The follotying assemblies all have a number of applicants for initiation at theirnext mooting; Cohort, J. M. Coulter and Misbawum of Boston; Granite, New Jersey; Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania; Quimnapowit, AVakofiold, Mass.; AVyoming Valley, AVilkes-barre, Ponii.; Mowhowk, Amsterdam, N. Y. An assembly with a largo list of prominent charter applicants was organized in Now York State on Tuesday last by tho supremo secretary. A now assembly with a lai-po number of charter members will bo organized in Pennsylvania on the 15th, and another in Alabama some time during the present month. People's ITive Tear Benefit Order. Grand Uidon of Boston has added 134 members during the term just closed. I Roslindale Commandery will have a publio entertainment tomorrow evening. The entertainment given by Paragon of Orange Wednesday evening was ono of thg finest ever given by any commandery. Short addresses wore made by tho imperial commander and the imperial vice oom-maudcr. Excelsior Oommandeiw, 133, was instituted in Albany, N. Y., Thursday evening. Imperial A'ice Commander.p. R. McCon-aghy will hereafter devote his entire time to the order, and ho will have tho entire control of tho eastern division of Jlassa-cliusetts. Over 810,000 has been paid the past month in sick benefits. Knights of Pythias. Samuel H. Hines I^odgo worked the first and second r;inks on several candidates Tuesday evening. P. C. Na,sh of Massaohtisetts of Boston has perfected an emblematic button of tiio order. Damon of Boston received a visit from Deputy Gray Wednesday evening. It will work the rank of knight on three candidates Wednesday evening. Knights of tho Golden Eagle. Kenilworth of Boston initiated seven ap-Iilicants Thursday last. Grand Chief A. H. Dolbearo, Grand A^eo-CbieleTolin H.Dee, Past Grand Chief Franlc-lin 0. Banie.s, Grand Ma.stor of Eecords Follaufiboe, Gram! First Guard K. AV. I'arker, Grand Deputy Fred (i. AVhoatim and Past Chief Jo.sejih A. Landers, (,;ol. F. 1). AVoodbury and ,Sir .K.uit'ht daiiiei; Hov.--ard made an ofiiGial visit Tuesday ni^jht to Dane of Beverly, and found a large attendance. A preliminary niertiug will bn hold in AA'est Lynn on Tuesiiay e\-eiiiii^r, (tel. 7. The board of grand ofli(.ier.s will visit Kenilworth tif Boston^Thursday e^'eiiiiiir. Haslemcrc of Chelsea iiolds il,^ ��iecond social dunce in Tremont Hail on the lyili. Suffolk of Chelsea initiated five candidates AVodiiesday eveiiinp, AVindsor worked the tiiirdon three candidates Friday e\'eniiig. to iulKjiear of Everettbas .several candidates iuiliute on ladies' niglit. ' - Order of tho World. ITomellsville sends five applications. Four joined the liijiil.on lodiro last we,'k. Athol will give a social eiitertaiiuuent shortly. Central Lodge has tliree candidates to initiate at its next meeting. Dr. Arthur O. Baril.iault has been appointed moiiical examnier for New Haven. .Supivino .Secretary Thompson made an oilieial visit to tlie lodges in the northern ; pan oitbi' State li;st week. ; LiLSi weeiv Oiualia L-v.!;;.'"vvas iii.stituted, ; ale.! the tV.ll-\\"iMg niK.'rr.s ,-In sen; I'resi-j �ii'i;. .'.r'.ii'.ir-T; � ,::r: vie. .i oakM, doloy, but cal-l onrly tSils "^vccJc, and miiko vour nurchasos nt the low iirJccs. CHiLDRES^'S Wotable Period When Puritan Higor Was Somewhat Relaxed. Tho practice of seating a congregation in tho meoting-hotiao according to each member's social status waa almost: universally ab.andonod hotoro the revolutionary war. Tho cataloguing of students, however, ao cording to social condition, was not stopped at Yale College .until 1708, nor at Harvard until 1773. Not only was social distinctitm loss sharp, but tlio rigor of riuritan manners was soniewliii.t relaxed. Dancing was now tiuight occasionally. Ave read of a "drum or rout" in Boston, wlilch broke into the Sabbath at 2 a. m., and of a wedding dance at Norwich, in the course of whicli wei'O performed- no fewer than 93 jig's, 63 contra dances, 45 minuets and 17 hornpiiios. Such long dances counterbalanced the long sermons. Among other entertainments we hear of tripe suppers and "turtle frolicks," the latter especially in Newport. Even plays wero acted at times in Boston, the actors being chiefly British suhordinato officers, but in 1750 the General Court prohibited all sucli performances. BlToa parties wero gradually becoming com. mon. At first each dame had to carry lior own cup, saucer and .spoon, and husb.Tiuls grumbled nt the.investment of tlio "enormous sums of 30 or 40 shillings in tea eqtd-paftes." Amoiuv the lov,-er classes tiie standards, neither of manners nor of morals, wero advancing. "Buudlhig" was extonsivelv practised in Connecticut and western Mas-saclnisetts. .Tou.ithaii Edtvards raised Jiis voice afrainst it. ^Marriages are still contracted at iirepos-lorously early years, the brides often being only 15 or 10 years old. Bhitiy incidents recorded by travellers reveal theuncouth-iieSK and ciiarficncs.s of rural iii.-niiierH. Mr. A\'(.>eden cites an amusing ease of love attiist si;;lit, AvhichoccarrodatHopkinton. N. H., Avhoro tho ordination of a minister Y,-i'.s taking place. A youth, losing sight of the nreaelier, and dropiung tiu' threads of tho iKindcrous discourse, had laiieuod eye aiKi mind on an uukno^vii (inni-scl, Avho.'ie beauty r.-ivi; hed his every sense. Text and jn-ayer, hymn and j ernn.in iia^scd over him uiiijeedofi. until at. last tlie congre-palioii broke v.u. Then, in an ai,'ony, the tiinni>'cin ru.slu'l throutrii ti'.e crowd, and, seii'ijunhe maiihui iii Ins frius. oricil out: "Now I Ik'.vc got ye, y.ai jade. I liave, I havel" fi'rom this rude hegiiining of intercourse amarihise loliov.eil. When AVomen Went Barefoot Sunday, The dress of t'eutlemeii and ladies-terms whicli .slill liad a dcllnite. eonveiitlonal meaninij In Nov.- England during tho latter part of tho IHih century--v.as tint of 50 veiu's berore, i.h!,u';!i souie^\'iiat simplified by the mure soiier tii-sl-e nou ] revailiug. \N'iien iiohlic.d e,\e:lenienl; temled :o b:\r oul fcreinii luerelnindise rieli pi.Miple .set the fasiiioM <il Meariiig hdint.sjiun. I.lijo man recoi'ds that he wnre hLinesjiun at college for tv,i) years, and tlial allerward his suit was a "bouBhtuii one." Laliuiers and buys still worn leather lireeehes. It was eoinmon to walk from the farms 'i.'ings and shoos lion ^vcj e c:ireiu! in-ivear oju t-noeb, wi---- They w'luld thrust inioa.hnsh or wall by the 1 (liMl.-iide r'.!el repiiu'^' Mitii their best shoes It'tii.'c e,:le;-in;; a vi!i:i,;L. (Price noxtweelt 7iSo.) Otlicr styles now S�o., TSc, 831.OO, ffll.SS and up. PluHh Cap."! (all oolors), 440., IvOc, '75c,, Sfffc, (fSl.OO. (Tlioflo stvlda will all be BO iwr per cent, lilglior wltlila 10 itnvs.) Nelly Bly Cups, In CnBliinern, Plnlds, Felt, rilisli, SUlcioul Vidvet, hU colors, �5o., B8c., SOc, lySc. fuid upward. OhlWren's .Silk IJats, all colors, ir5c. Itegular prlco S1.60. Clilldroii'B Miisli Hats, 1.50 and up. Salo I'rlco. ladles' Knlt,llii -Boys'Suits . . . . � fialo rrloo. Sc. 9c. 9c. 7c. 13c. 25c. 39c. l9o. 2Bc.-I2ic. Price. lie. nc. lie, 13c. 88c. 38c. 15c. tstsc. 25c. .$1.75 ]Vo Mail Orders Mlled^^ EOYiLTI'S ATTM New Youk, Oct. 4.-It has been said, and probably witli truth, that "every Englishman dearly loves a lord," and of late years this has boen in a groat measure also true of many Americans. And in the conviction, that some such there may be among our readers, wo will ti'cat thom today to tho description of a wrap very recently completed for a titled American-a lady who was onco Miss AVard of New Y'oi'k, but by tho Intervention of a French husband, was transformed into tho Princess Caraman Chimay. This ^yTap is a coat of pale gr.ay voloutino, which is quite covered with an elaborate ombroidery done in two shades of gi-ay and a mixture of stool cowls. Over tlie olose-flttlng sleeves, which are embroidered like the body of the coat, are hanging sleeves, set in with pleats on tho shoulder, and bordered with bands of blue fox, to give the effect of the graooful short cloak worn by the Spanish students. . As it is our desire to complete a costume even to the very boots and shoes, if a customer will allow, we have created a little hat to go with the above, which is horo sho-wn in the upper part of this sketch. Kow Mimnery. It is a small, low turban, with, a brim hent in cun'os over tho forehead, and is made of velvet several shades darker than the coat. A couple of narrow bands of silver tinsel ribbon aro carelessly folded about the crown, and a small dove-gray bird perches at the back. Tlie other model is a large hat of beige colored felt, with a brim turned tip. closely at the back, and flaring widely in tlie front. A double twist of gronat velvet wreathes the crown, and thoro is, besides, a full trimming of ostrich tips shading from the dark rod to pale lea-color on tho ends. Ono of these is curled under the brim to rest upon the hair. Tho hat at tho top is a dark blue felt, with a very small crown, upon which is in::.s.sed a biuicli of ribbon loops and a bright, tau-colored bird. In the cenlTo is a more dre.s.sy little bonnet of iictiiiiia cloth, embi-oidered witli silver and handed witli velvet. Tips of a dLoPcr shade curl over the crown at tlnj hack and a small, silver-gray bird guards the front. The last one Is a comraratively simple wallviiisr hat of cadet blue felt, friinnied with viMvet of the same color and a blackbird. Th,^ brim slopes down in front to quite cover the forolioad, but is rolled on the aides and back.  Rkdfern. Dove-Tiillcd, Zig-Sag Gown. Combinations of green and blue arj fashionable, thon:,'h only the union of certain pecuhar sliades is successful. At a reci'nt openiiijr in Boston a very odd cloth gown was .shown, whicii had the top portion of skirt and Avaist of mivy blue, while the lower p.irt was of a vcrj- dark green. This was a French gown, and the two materials were eombiiiiKl in a truly Fri'ueliy manner, being seemingly dnve-taileil to;;etlier bv tiio zig-zag, chain-liglilniug stitching of gold thread. Does Your SJdrt Touch the GroundP There are indications that tlio untidy .and Bltocether objectlonablp fashion of having street dresses teuch tho ground in the b;ick will scon bo cut. It should never have mi! LltaATUEE. A Critiool Biography of Honrik Ibsen-Western Verse by Eugene Field- Qhnot's "The Soul of Pierre," lUua-tratod-Other New Books. Henry Jaeger's critical bloErapliy, "Honrik Ibsen, 1S28-1888," from tho Norwegian by AA'lUiam M. Payne, has tho iiuiquo value of a philosophical study of the development of Ibsen's mind in the drama, based upon oharaotori.stics of thought aflorded by his works. Its au.alysis is close, tmd discovers now qualities and relations. : This dovolopmeiit is divided into two periods, ono diotuigiitshod. by the limit,a-tlons of residence in his native land, tho other by the freedom of long sojourn with the greatness and beauty of Southern civilization; it has boon influoncod most by tho relation of society and..the individual, and has progressed straightforward and upward to ide.alism of the individual in behalf of humanity, until in "Rosmorsholm," his latest work, Ibsen conceives of a happy and noble being who, through aolf-sacnilcing love, wilMive in freedom and innocence. Up to his departure to Christiana, whore Ibsou served his apprentiooship to the literary life, his foeUiigs and moods are shown best in his description of tho horo of "Catiline," whom ho regiu'dod as a man with strong desire tmd plans to accomplish something groat, but unsupported, as he himself was, uy liJs environment, and without pure ch.araoter and strong will. But Ibson's nature was inclined to gloomy romanticism already, and he lived m his thoughts. He wasintro.spective, and had intercourse with tho real only to secure tho tliouglit of greater value underlying it. At Christiana IlMencamo under tho influence of the liberal ideas and rovolutiou-ary enthusiasm of tlio period, and bop;aii lor tho first time to realize the diilorcnco between the ideal and tho re.il. National and pati'iotio sentiment led him to tho folk songs, and romanticlsiu began to loso its control. AVlien, later, at Christiana, he took up tho sagas for treatment, he prepared his way to the idealism and realism of his modern comedy; but foiea while ho was "so used to contemplation of tho pure light of the ide.al that ho could not bo satisfied with tho broken raj-s of tho real." "Love's Comedy" and "The Pretenders" started Ibsen well on his way. He turned his thought to country and atfcaoked its crudity of sentiment and its pettiness and lack of individu.alitv. It was dtu'ing tho freedom of his absence from his native land, when its nature and people wero impressed upon him by contrast, in historical ,and present conditions, and "Brand," to show wliut Norway was, and "Peer Gynt" to show what Norway ahotild be, wero coiicoived, that Ibsen strongly assailed romanticism, and broke fi'om it forever. Ibsen now takes up squarely the cause of mon "struggling, crriu),' over, Beoking for deliveraiico." Up to this time he had oeen restrained by onvironuient, .and by more or less doubt of his calling atid ability to do its work, tiio latter being singuhirly ox-pressed now horo and lliero, in all of his writings, but now he is a citizen of tho world, and one of its humanity, and h .1 vision and his thousht are over all modern life. In "Tho Young Men's Union," wliich won the recognition long duo him at his homo, tho individual Is'Bupremo, and "hardship over self, in renunciation and in sacrifice for the love of others, is man's iiriuoipal obligation." Ho comes to believe that tho power of sacriflee is so great that itis valuable on its own account Tho real comes into closer relation with the ideal, and Jiis thought is liealtliior and more helpful. justly boon crotilted with liaving made. All his . social dramas no)V diagnose the diseases of modem society: 'The Pillars of Soeietj'," local social hypocrisy; "The Doll's Homo," which extends individuality to embrace women as well as men, and "Ghosts," each treating of the morality of tho family. It is in "Ro.smeivsholm," written as mentioned to extol self-sacrificing love, that ftsen stops questioning (forever, it is hoped) tlie value of his Idoals to common people and comes nearest to his dream of the man with liher.ited mind and purified -vnW. "Truth, freedom and love are the three corner stones of tlio edifice, noble in proportion iind serious in purpose, thiit the poet has erected in the course of years." tho power of tlie analytical drama to produce a niaticrialistic picture in the dramatic form. AA'liilo the orrlinary dr.ama -can offer but asuggestion of psychological cnnditioiia, tho analytic drama is able to give a rich and detailed soul-portraiture; it can make men divultvo their most secret thoughts, and this without resort to monologue or other improbable devices." (JhlciiBo: .\. C. SlcClarg & Co. Boston; W. B. (.llarltn ct Co. _ Tho interest in arboriciilturo that has come of tho need of preserving and perpetuating native trees, both for utility and pleasure, will ho extended by Charles S. NowhaU's "Tho Trees of Northeastern America," which will help anyone to know easily tho name, genera, and qualities of all tho native, and of some of the naturalized, trees ol Canada and the Nortliern United States oast of tho Mississippi river. Tho classification and description are scientific, but they have original features to m.ako them more chNirly avail.able and popular. Drawings of leaves and fruit are introdvcid In IKS plate.s, having figures of uatur.'jl si:;o tvhen pn.ssible. Tho work wiJl be followed by two related books, "The Shrubs of Norllieastern America," and "The Leaf Collector's Book." lu paper and imprint:, which are those of a holiday issue. It is complimentary lotlio taste of the publishers. XcwYork: 0.1*. Putnam's Sons. Boston; Estes & Lniirlnt. Readers familiar with tho stylo of Mrs. Sarah K, Bolton's bio.graphical sketches, several collections of ivhich have been pub-li.shed, will welcome her now volume, "Famous European Artists," It contains arli-st biogv:ipbics, with Michel Angelo, DaA'iucl, Raphael, Titian, -Ar;:riHii, fvuhen.s, Kem-biv.ndt, Sir .Tosliua r.eynolds, Laiidsccr and Turner for siil'jeels. Along tlie stilly of their ri.sc the qualities to eiieorvage aim and industry are diseernod and devoted to tiio benefit of reaiievs. The.v are skelehod clasely, although lightly, In fix the features th.it identify them and to retain their meaning. They, more than the others whom the author has )iovlraye.i. appeal to cultivated taste. There IS a fine portr:ut oi eaeli artist. :;ew Yorl; & licislon: X. Y. CrowcU A Co. There is no sign of study in either, but each is spontaneous and free and each is 30 unconventional as to bo ciiavactoiistio of 11 not wholly original with Jiim. -Toy over what Is good in life prevails or quickly returns to control when overcome, and pathos becomes nothing more than tho reflection of a healthful nature. Mr. Field Is quite as unconventional in the choice as in the treatment of a tlieme, and tiu'ns as readily for good work to one theme aa to another, and keens well up to liii> average of merit and holds even the pleasure he affords. Tho reader of poetry, whatever his favariio hatithor, will find many qualities besides, these to make him value the collection. KowYorlc; Charles Sorlbaer's Sons. Boston: Dain-rell (t Uphiim. _' "The Soul of Pierre," by George Ohnet, differs from any work of this powerful novelist by its deeper expression of the conscience of society, for Ohnot, looking upcn tho nature and influence of the love that society accepts, turns backward to humble people to see what love really is, and what it should bo. And what ho sees Is plain, and has only few demands, but it gives the health and strength' that society is weakening for, and must have AVith this for a motive. Olinet iiigeiiiOHBly constructs a story of love exnerienoo that, by help of occult pliilo.'iophy, illustratoa this motive with groat force. The work is issued in holiday form, with art features in keeping with Its literary qualities. Tho origin.il illustrations by Eiuile Bayard aro reproduced in nearly 00 full p.ages. It is beautifully printed on extra paper, made for th's edltiou, and is bound in white vellum cloth. Kew Vorli: Oassell A Co, Boston; Estos & Laurlat. Tho 10 papers of Jessie Benton Fremont In "Far AVost Sketches," describe personal oxperionco of frontier life with tho author's father. Senator Benton, and her husband, Gon. Fremont. AVhile written lightly to entertain, they are instructive by their to-production of oharaoter! and manners and features of sceneiy. They toll of a Christmas in Bouthorn California, camp life in Arizona, the giant trees, a frontier ball, au encounter with a grizzly bear .and of other detached reminiscences. Boston: D. liOthrop Company. . FBANcrs A. NicHoi,g. SHOWED THEm STOCKXWGS. Euseuo Field's collection of poems, "A Little Book of AVeslern A'erse," will renew acquaintance ivith a number of popular cotiipo.^itions and introduce to others that are just as worthy of favor. The collection enables Mr. Field to present side by side the qualities i.f the varied work he lias undertaken, with a gain la appreciation of his power. It eoiisi.sts of paraphrases of old English forms, of whicli he is very fond, and of Latin or Horatiau. French and otlicr for:uK, dialect jioeii's of AVe.stern life and liuiiiorous .and serious .poems on .subjects ol social interest. It is stroni-ver in iiuinor,but its pathos is as easily moved and is of tne kind that most always accompanies genuine hiiinor: it blends sometimes witii hituior to mitke some briliiaiit stroke. EeUes of ye Olden Time Wero by no ., . '.Means Prudes.. .,.. In 1752, accordmg to Woeden's History, tho brethren at Newbury disoipliuod a ohm'ch mombor for refusing commtmion "for no. other reason than because tho pastor wears a wig." The comploto wardrobe of a gentlernan is described in the inventory oE Col. Job Vassall of Cambridge. Ho lind many stuts; velvet coats with gold lace, flowered silk coats, scarlet coats with brooches to match; white-ribbed stookings, lace hats, a variety of arms, with a watch, were tho necessary parts of a gentleman's equiimieiit. Gold watches are often recorded. Tho dross of the ordinary solid citizen was similar, except that tho gold lace was omitted. A Norwich, Conn., dame had gowns of striped and of jdaid .stiiff, of silk cropo, of blue camlet, scarlet and blue cloaks, a satin flowered mantle; hoods of all sorts, including velvet; caps and aprons in groat number; a silver girdle and a blue one. In jewelry, witit tho inevitable rings, were a gold neoklaco and locket, gold sleovo buttons, sliver "hair peg" and coat clasps.. After 1763 there was a slight reaction towfi.rd qobriety In men's dress, tho substantial cloth coat with high collar coming in; but the ladles moved In tho opposito direction, arraying themsolves in more costly and elaborate apparol. The belles at tachod lonnr trains to their gowns of ricli brocade; the skirt, open in front, wiii trimniod, .and .soniotimos thoro was an em broidcrod stomacher. In w.alldng they throw their trains ovoi the arm, displaying dainty silk stockings and sharp-toe dslippors,ofton of emhroidorod satin and with high heels; out of doors clog.s wero added. Old ladies had powns ol brocade, but in quiet colors; a moo, long handkerchief and apron, a close cap of linen or lawn odgod with lace, black mittens, and a hood of velvet or of silk. Sometimes a nello's hair would be dressed over a silk oushion stuffed with wool. As late as 1775 parasols or umbroHas wore "unknown or rare" in Norwich, Conn., and immenso fans wore carried instead of sunshades. But "umbrillocs" having frames of mahogany wero made and used ml Boston in 1703. A Pew of the Maay --FOK- MONDAY, , OCT. 6. Only B few doz, more of the 4-bnttoii Kit &lovea at 49c., eitra value, 1 lot all sisoa 7-liooklSiiBde,S9c., fully wortl $1.26, S-bntton length Monsqaetnire Snede, 69c., wortli $1,00, 6-lmtton lentil MouBqnetaire Snedo, 75c., the best valuolevor offered iiiiBoBton. Hosiery aM Underwear. Fall Ehipnioata of EnElish goods jnst rooelvoa, Full line of George A, Brattle k Oo,'8 811k Under wear and (Silk and Wool Oomhinatlon BnitB. Extra valuoo inOhildrcn's Underwear at 29c. 37c. and ,50c, L.idlcs' Jersiiy, Long Sleeve, 25e. Also the best valnea ever ehown at 39c. and 50C. Befaro parohasing Black Cashmere Hosiery, examine tho fpooial valiioB W6 ore offering at 26c. anil 50o. Morday morning we will offer the balnuoe of our P. H, Al!-Boce $1,00 Oorsetsl to close at 55c., to make room for other large purohBsoa which wo have just made. AT'ehave just leoeived a large shipment of the host goods in tho klest shades, which viU be pet on ciile oariy in ths week at Popular PrioSB. Uniferellas-Special 1 Lot nil Silk Umhrellas, variety of Hondioj, at the ridiculously low price of $ t ,89, fully worth S3. & 22 &24: Temple Place.