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SOUTHAMPTON, HBDBRIDGE, ttOMSKY, NAD ANDOVER.
Depart fr»«
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Depart fr*m Ronsey. RedbrMf*.
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t 80p8UK""' 10 15
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SOUTHAMPTON AND WETMOOTH.
I
,12
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IE
•12 2#M (Dorcboster 5 8)
Suflbar*. 0 16r
#70, _H0 1W,
•1 46P ... 4 46 t 40K
•13 20m (Dorobester 3 0)
a Dock station, b Yfti tnd, or Bl*ohynd*n stali on.
SOUTHAMPTON. ROMSET, AND SALISBURY,
% yr
I# 10r It 54 11 40r 1J 14
\z


H
Bomse r BeutVton 11 21 12 ^
sundays. 84#p *M ! 5 1BP 6 51 i 648, 7 30 | the l»t, 15th, and 29th
sundatj.
t MP 10 15 10 54 1 Op 1 41 2 22 Tg, #** #7
• Tbi« train will run on •C this month. —
BOUTHAMMXHT, WINOHE8TBB, ALREBFOBD ALTON, AND I.OND&N.
Lsare Arrir# at
Southampton. Wlntoa. Alresford. Alton. Tendon
7^4 _ HU0
118
1&45*_14* 4j0r _ A*
Alton. Alrtaford Wlnto
IF
SOUTHAMPTON AND NETLEY.
Le»T« Jietloy t •"
IT
ia*
*W Z 61*
BW _ 880 All trains on the Anc South amp to a mnd Net lor lit
III
rer and Redbndgai ■ are third olaae.
SOUTHAMPTON
ILWA.Y Pimm).
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between which refonnen of the stag* have had to stei u «»• maintaining that the st,g* w,
quit* free from the vloe which It has been accused of uwaOl(itli| t while the other accused It of being all (hat was sinful, and maintained lHat t
father noneceaeary, and that it ought-------
from the face of the earth, and it wa*,\h* considered, ?*ry difficult to *t**r between Ibeee two extreme parties It warn certain that the stag* would strir* to gain popular teteem against all the prejudice and party feeling that could be brought against It. Ae long ae works of the imagination, ae poetry and musio, were eo endearing to the eoul of man it waa certain that the •tag* would be neoemry to tatiefy the craving* of the mind; and therefore abould receive that attention which Its importance repaired. Unfortunately for the stage, there bad been a long standing prejudice against it, which had acted meet powerfully against IL That was, he thought, owing to the immoral state of tin stage | and before the stage could again become the onlj and popular amusement amongst all classee of society-like It waa.lqJhe days of yore-all the present prejudici sgainst it must be swept away It was one thing to aaj the stage was bad and wanted reforming; bat it ww quite a different thing to remedy ite defects, and dc something for Its good. An important personage con nected with the stage wrote to him some time ago and said that In the present state of public opinion it wai Impossible for any clergyman to take any stepe in r» Istion to the theatre that would aflect its future history. He (the lecturer) waa led to make these remarks because with all things connected with the stage the Church had^bad a meet intimate acquaintance; and they were indebted to the Church for the Introduction of the etage into England. It was true that the only actors in those days were the minister* and preacher*. In the prse Reformation era the enly exhibitor* of (bow* wi tbe ministers, who when they were preaching used . draw on the back of tbe Scripta.-e cards they exhibited the portrait* of the men they were preaching a bo, In the early Roman Catholic Church they could tra the origin of the^heatr*. for they then used to tra the Mint** me -ies on a board, and that of tbe Virgin .Maryaa well, together with all the mportant peraonsges of the church. The principal Incidents of tbe eainte' lires were p. In ted at the kecks, foremo* among them being si*. John. Thome*, Joeeph. and tb< Virgin Mary, so as to gira eome idea of what their li**t were.. The prieet* used to lake their part* In acting when they bad done preaching, on a stage of two floors they had erected for the purpose—the top floor being —a »---------n the lower one for dreeslng pi




of the Conqueror. That proved__________
do* to the notion that the Church should • the theatre. Not long after this time "> morality play*, the fir*t
the miracle'plays gara rise . _________
performed in I435,_after which tbe third
of the stage commenced. Then"___
iedl*s, after which the tragedies came up, ___ _ giren before the Oueen of England at her own request on the 18th of January, 15(52. What h* wanted aoet to do wu to show that the Church should not dim-ourag* the stage. He wa* exceeding pleased to know hat two of the most eminent person* In connection rlth the Church of England at th* present Urn* were entirely in favour of a reformsUoo of the tag*. Th* asm** of tbe Bishop of Mansbester and th* Dean of Westminster were well esteemed in th* Church, and the latter wu no Ies* admired and respected because he had sat in the private box of the Baroneaa Burdett Coatia in one of the principal and btat-conducted London. Having explained his reasons for taking the stand he had on the subject." and also the correspondence he had had with the Right Hon. W. e. Gladstone and the Daily Newt. Mr. Chevalier aaked hj- if a good thing had a bad name should they ab-stun from trying to get rid of that name, and so mske It more acceptable to all classes of society? In hi*
GRAND FINE-ART GIFT.
Th* ineet and most Valuable OJft ever offered will "be presented to every Reader of this issue of the Southampton Obterver.
H. R. H. the Princess Louise of Hesse Ills Grace the Arthblshop of Armagh Her Grace the Duchess of Welllnfftoa The Right Hon. the Counteee of Wilton
Us* of MUltowi.
;K3 232=3"
e Viscountess Falmouth
TbeRlghAfl The Right Hon. id
The Right Hon. th« v ■■countess cnewton Th* Right
The Right Hon. Lord Cawdor Tbe Right Uon. Lord North wick The Right Hon. Lord Laneeborough The Hon. Lady Neave The Hon Lady Uothsm The Lady Hick* Beach
The Lady Kmlly Hardlnj Th* Lady Warwm V*r*x_ The Lady HawklnsWhlubed Tbe Lady Cunyngbame
The Lady NUbet Tbe Lady Green all The Lady Tenterden The Lady Robinson The Lady Helen Slew
^e Lady Lubboek e Lady L. Howard _ ie Lady Charlotte Heard
The Lady KC^CUfton The Lady Deal*
Tbe Lady Florent The Lady Legsrd The Lady Bos well The Lady Edwards
The Lady Bacon
Sir G. r(u Gerald. Bart.
Sir Charles Maclean. Bart. Sir Reginald Barnwell. Bart.
Each reader of thl* issue of the Soulhampl, bterver will be entitled to receive from the NATIONAL PINE ART UNION, 89. Owat Jam***,*, Lomd, W.O., a copy (23in. by 17«n.) of the beautiful Steel-plate Engraving, entitled
LAUNCHING THE LIFE BOAT.

the theatrical a
: on the public gene
treat public benefactor. In the second place, b leayouring to show them what parts of the pri atHcal system resulted to be improved, he w i them to take a brief retrospect of the stage s in the olden time, and see the difference bet' ___ thst period and the present, although he was painfully




town dallvjiU -ttaateao* at 7 a.«L, 13.45 p.m
Bandsya the offlos closes at 10 a.m. for all public buslnesi and iaquirie*.
Registered letter* received up to half-an-hour before thl alosWg et the letter-box or offlca.
CLOI1BG OF TUB LETTER BOX.
saorni o g^djOlverr^tSpt^HSv ^"Ab^yt^Ulbrook.'Vr^
Recolnng OSms , bat the Pillar and Wall Letter Boi — svenlBg only. ^
LKaLsa"* Ftr
Fareham, Ooaport, Portsmouth, Born
Dorchester, and all Intermediate towns I
and Ryde, 8.50 'en Ing delivery,
Oowee aad Newport, 1*.« a.m.
BristoL for delivery same evening, 11.10 ajn.
.SalisbBTT, for delivery same eveniny. 2j0 p.m.
et^ke !Cco *^hWa' 7' Uythe' ^wtWjh. and Bishop-winehjatar.for evening dsUvery. 4.45 p.m.
IslsofWl«ht. lO.Mpja.
_ _ . MTAOm RATES.
_ „ „ , MONEY ORDERS.
Onsfiw-road, 5eir". 8 3 * °
Oxford-street ... 10. b a m
« ... 1.45 p to
" "A ■- P m
Prospact-plsee % 10.^5 a m
" ••• ••• • 16 p m Railway Terminus" 10.10 am
» ... >4&pas
- f a, 0 Z0 p a
*.*"?.= 5 {:8J5
•....., "• J JO p B
» "■ . i 6.40 p aa
:: 1.8::
: = ^ 1^5
College (wall boa) 10. • a
» ••• ... S.-^o p Blechyn'isn (bo*)'". 115 a
I
, id although they might be dii he thought they should not altogether gi lespair. In the days he had been referring iaid that the actora consisted of "flr.e laditi Icmec." In the theatres the people were allowed to dojust a* they pleased, and smoking, and that " horror * — nut.cracking," were carried on to an fivable extant. And the a again, seat* the front of tbe stage, where some 300 ild sit, greatly to the inconveniense of r actors. Juliet, on one occasion, found her coffin the midst of some hundreds of people, and Romeo d to fight his way to get at her. At last, seeing that nething must be done, it was proposed to have all b seats on the stage removed, but It provoked such a rst of ill-temper from the actors, who said that it uld greatly interfere with their receipts on benefit upromise it was proposed larger, which was only


night*, that by way of to build their the*
allowed to be done aft.. ____
Quarrels and duels were also of rence in those days, and it was o in the pit would spread to the ild draw their swords, caring

that one^arising whom they hit;
while th* people in the gallerit
all sorts of thing* down on the combatants, evidently enjoying what to them was fun. At length these riots became so frequent that it was necessary to have a military guard present on all occasions. In case they might h* required. la th* yew 1M9 *,m* Infuslmi*, *rumk*m mem ntakd to th, thealn In Lincoln'* !*, Fields, and with flaming torches threatened to bun the place down, .imply because \hev did not like th play. He mentioned that to *how the excitement th •plofelt If there waa a play they did not like. I,
days gentlemen'*
nulsanc* as th* gentlemen to sit and keep their mast on the people below—and
nuisance was still carried on at the pi............
great extent. He considered that the public w.
_ position the stage occupied d that they were wholly
ves, for they used es, and aplt dowi lorry to asy tha
for the low eatlm.tlon in whlch'Shakes,... e held. In the third plac* he would in' j— * plan for raising the



SS'&i&i SSsSS. -s=mawsMW*asS()»ssSstr'
•ge established for learning------...
It bs thoroughly understood that such a school was to W* i^ct0I" far *ke atage, and that there were cholarahlpa for competition at appointed tiroea, the •innera being entitled to two or three years' free eholarshlp; that th* most advanced students act as teachers to the others; and that examinations regularly take place a* in .ordinary schools. Let them also suppose that the school waa managed by a company,
I .t1pi"r* * .ll WM ***** the sotors, to
play their psrta properly, should he good scholar* as well aa actors—that tha actor* ihould have their moral 5H. °J 7 enquired into—that no one should be -d behind the scenes on any pretence whatever, thue avoiding the eill effects it prodnced-and thai Uie words "No admittance" be strictly adhered to. Then let them have another highly important rule enacted—that no new play should be acted for the first time at the beginning of th, week, thus avoiding the evil of Sunday work, and alao that there should b* no performance on Saturday nights, thus avoiding the h, excuse of being unable to go to church on Sunday iwing to being up late on Saturday night. The rev. gentleman then answered aiveral objection* that had been made to his proposed* plan, and said if it was carried out In Ita integrity they would be able to pr
-----? the theatre free from all impurities, and tl
_ would 1». looked upon as a great echoolofii •truetion —4**a parent* would have no cause to complain aa to the places their children frequented—then minister* would no Iong*r preach againat the etage. but would pronounc* it a* .a most Intellectual and in-etruetlve plaoe. The lecturer was listened to with great attention throughout, and waa repeatedly and warmly applauded At Intervals Mrs. Chevalier sang several ,ones, giving much satisfaction.—Neat week th«r,Will be a conceit, entitled "Two Hour, with Muslo and the Poet*," te be given by Mr. J. Cheshire, (harp) ; Mr*. J. Cheshire, sow pianoforte; and Mdlle. Jlelea Arolm, voealiat.
Thi* magnificent Art treasure Is painted by the celebrated E. DuacAK, ESQ., E.A., and it baa been engraved
the National Fine Art Unien by t. a. Phior, B.A., from the orignal picture in the posssssion of
hee majesty the queen.
Thl* msgnlficent Picture presents to the eye the terribly-grand of all nature'* mood*. The scene i th* coast of Whitby, and a more-wildly grand anIn a terrific storm, which reveals " nature in be new," a gallant Ship, with her precious crew of souls, is driving through tbe angry breaker* upon thi destroying rock*, and, witlAhe sea like a boiling cauldron, half engulphlng her. No time is to be lost if her crew are to be saved, now is the time I them 1 And as ths sturdy fishermen drag do*
beach The Life Boat I the words—

naturally recur to us. But now comes the battle. Facing death In her most fearful form, our gallant Ir/men risk their own lives to save the lives of otbsr*. Tue blinding *urf. the angry winds, and the thought* e aod kindred have no place in their minds.
life is their only mission ; and with the true stout hearts that Britons only have, they faced a living death, with a ringing cheer brave heart* shove off the boat, fishwivos, watching through the storm, weep a tremble for the safety of theirgajlant husbands.
s grand Picture, which appeals to the noblest e« t* of humanity, should be in everyone's possessic
Tbe following will attest its worth
"Febnwry H. 1878.
" Dear Sir,—The Engraving of ' LAUNCHING THE LIFE BOAT' Is Copyright, and has never been sold under the regular price of Two Ouiaias.
"(Btwd) OHAELB8 GOOLD, Mamagw. , " National Fine Art Union,
"35, Great James-street, London, W.C."
TU, OEAND PEESENTATION PIGTUBE .HI b# gtmd to *ch mad* of th!, I**, of th, aw***,*, Ws^wr who out, omt th, Ewkmpthm Bood fotmd
kvth* ^th 16 ^amp,. or P.O.O. fo, 3d.. payahl, a* th, Owwal Pod OSc,. Loqdoo. E.C.; to CmA*u* goold, to pay the cost of case, transmission, copyright aodothw^hwgm. :*.*UlthMb.wmtfmotoallparu of Great Britain and Ireland, securely packed, andwar-ranted to reach it* destination uninjured.
Cut out this Bond and send it to the National Fine Art Union, 35. Great Jamee-Btreet, London, W.C.
SUfiMitj
"SODTIIAMPTON OBSEBVEB" EEDEMPTION BOND.
" LAUNCHING THE LIFE BOAT."
(Copyright)
A°d -
NATIONAL FINE-ABT UNION, Who will redeem it In the order received. (Signed) National Fxai Art Urinh, 35, Oreat Jamee-*traet, London, W.C.
N.B.—Not available after March 18th. 1878.
CARPET^ WABdHOnaES,
13 A 16, HIQti.STREBT; and 93, EAST.STREET. CHRISTOPHER HORSEMAN, Proprietor JJEDSTEAD DEPAHTMBNIV
A large and varied stack *f WINFIELD'S, PERSY'S aad other CELEBBATED
BRASS & IRON, FRENCH t. ARABIAN,
BEDSTEADS,
FOLDINO CHAIR BBDSTIADS. t CUSHIONS Children'* Cot,, Invalid Beds, Ac
SOLE AGENT for th. PATENT WIRE WOVE SPRING MATTRESS,
T. trhick w, bt, to C.U .pr-;.: uie.U.u 1. th. advaatsge* #f th* same—
1—EASE AND COMFORT.
2—CLEANLINESS and COOLNESS.
3—NOISELESSNE8S aad DUBABILITY. Cembiaed with remarkabl* elaaticity, ckeapaess, aa
per lability.
Highly recommended t* families, heasekeepere, hetel proprietors, skip ew ers th* medical prefessii
and maaagere ef public institatiem.
Tkesa Mattresses ar* new fitted ap for inspection •ur Shew Boom. 13, High-street.
C. H. weald also respectfully direct atteatiea t* thi
T7EATHEB BED AND MAITBES8 -L' DEPARTMENT.
GOOSE aad other FEATHEE BEDS In best Liaea Tick,
Made and filled oa th, premise*, with the « PUB1FIED FEATHERS.
HAIR AND WOOL MATTRESSES
kept in ateok in all alae*.
A larg* Stock ef WITNEY and ether BLANKETS.'
BARNSLET LINEN AND COTTON SHEETS.
______ Pillow aad Bolster Case*.
WHITE and COLOUBED ALHAMBRA an MaBSALA QUILTS aad COUNTERPANES.
JJBDROOM FURNITURE.
, ZXJLMBLLED GOODS, MAHOOANY, WALNUT, BIRCH
DUCHESS TABLES AND STANDS,
CHESTS OF DRAWERS, DRJSSINO TABLES, 1IARBLB Tor STANDS^ TOWEL HORSES,
A ehoio* selection ef
SINGLE mnd DODBLE SETS of TOILET WABE.
Always ia stock.
J^RAVriNG-ROOM FURNITURE
WALNUT and INLAID SUITES In SILK aad 3TED "EPS, SATIN CLOTH,
CEETONNE, UPHOLSTERED o> th, PREMISES,
ALL MATERIALS WARRANTED CLEAN AND PURE
ROUND and OVAL WALNUT and AMBOYNA WOOD LOO TABLES.
WALNUT CHKFFIONEEB9, with OABYED BACKS mnd PLATE GLASS.
JOINING-ROOM FURNITURE.
MAHOGANY and OAK TELESCOPE DINING TABLES, ia all 8is»,
SIDE BOARDS, with PLATE GLASS BACKS, DINNEE WAGGONS, to. MAHOGANY and OAK DINING BOOM SUITES, Im'MOBOCCO A EOAN LEATHER. ^ UPHOLSTEBED oa the PREMISES,
GUARANTEED THE PUREST
MATERIALS USED, AND THE BEST WOBEMANSHIP EMPLOYED in thm.MANUFACTUBE.
Sole Agent for tbe
AUSTRIAN BENT WOOD* FURNITURE
An inspectioa of the same is respectfully invited.
SHOW BOOMS, 1% HXGE.STBEET. A LAEGE STOOK of turkey, azminsteb, wilton, velvet pile, brussels, tapestby, and kidderminsteb c abpets.
All of the Boat Quality aad NEWEST DESIGNS FROM THE MOST CELEBRATED MANUFAOTOBIES.
mmTwm
' VBonm. | omm (ommoo).
W ILL (tide aad weather permitting) run YY 'between the ROYAL PiBB, SOUTH-
ae follow* (Railway time obsarved). bat the oonnecttoi betweon the steampmokeU and trains is not guaranteed r— VRt data 8onthampton te West Cownj-8.30, 11.10 ajn., 2.0, 3.65,
Mg—lUOm-sa, * »and 3 i5t p.m. Portw» (New Railway Pl r)
13.10, 2.30, and W* p.m.
to W*>t Oowes —8., aj*., o Boathaaptea-g., a.a.,
^Porta-ouU to West Oewss A30 a.m_. 12.15, 2.35. aad ^Porumonth to Southampton-2a.m., 12.15. 2J5. aad Sontiuea to Weet Cewes-2.S0am., 12.20. 2J#. aad sontkaea to Soathassptoa-&* a.m.. 12JN, 2.20, and 4.2*'
lam
8DSDAT8.
Sjgmmi'-z:-
irtsmoath to Weet 0Weet Oowes to Sou t*> »•"«•»»—» #!»••- --J <
Carjo Boats for the Horses. Carriages, a

.*• Port.*'
».n,»S.h8o°"u- •:
KETotl TICKETS. " nth'ton to W. Oowes „
Seuthsea, Port*-'
mouth, or Por_ Railway Pier) West Oowes to Ryde

Portsmoath „
» to Portsea (new Railway Pier—deluding
CORNER SHOP ONLY.
What ham been watched for since the New Year commenced, is
GAMLEX Bros.'
28th ANNUAL
CLEARANCE SALE
sweep, no matter the cost, of the Stock the, now hold. *
THE ANNUAL SAXE AT THE OLD SHOP,
36, bernard street,
Is too Weil known for comment.
No imaginary Bankrupt Stock or feigned Telegrams, bat as has been at tha COBNER £• f0r 28 ycara- Sweeping
Reductions ! Legitimate Sale ! I Lowest g*sihl. Prices III The aim, to turn th. Stock into Ommh. \
Men's Outfitting Department
K
imm
til
Through Single 8outhaap|-
Satardky aad 8u
are issued at 'he Comps ths Booking Ogioe. on thi
g AGLETS "pURIFTIIfG piLLS
TIIESB PILLS ar. oa. ,(th< '
er brought before tbe publi the blood, but, a* they contain >st powerful Stomachic and the field of botany, they gi'

kind, therfc
ne of the beet Pnrifylnf Medicine* Th*y not only purify wn in* extract* of two ef the ind Antibilions Herbs found th* stomach 'ly vegetable Insral prepa
i they may b* taken by
BOIL3, ' 'HUURVT'
worms. mlb8. ahkomatmfv


aglet's ointment"
aw™
Bad legs.
In tbe treatment of
m
M*n*' strong Tws*d Coati

420 Men's Black Cloth double - brsssted
lllSf § :
imi
364 man'* Paris Silk list
Youths' Outfitting Department
S !=&%%=%
up


yesr* ; in fact w* b ful as these Pills ai
f Bad Legs. Bagley's 01 •flTected hnnderds of ssto ffl-ctod parties bare suffe
F
L008 CLOTHS. LINOLEUM^i^TDUC%™c}^['ciNa
SoU thou InotnutiODa.—All Bond, tnnil b. leot In 0» or UforfrMareh l!lh, 1178. Th. Bond mart lo ,11 em, b. TOi otherwiM pmon, might tt.p th, bon.st. Intended In th. mill, el th. »)«l»«pio» 0J*r«r oalj. Bufc oopj will b. Mnt Menralj puk«l. ' On. oopj wlUh. Mnt (or ,uh BOND, md HQ.NB OA* BB
arttatla mttlf wtd Intitode rain, win nmlor It a dMtoat I. V OHBI8TOPHBB HOUSEMAN
DAMASfBP^NTCUETA1N
A l.rg. Slock ol CBETONNES-Terj ohe.p, .nibble
Upholstery Trimming.
TUE TRADE 8DPPLIBD AT WHOLESALE
Bapodmcod WORKMEN I. orwy Brameh. CARPET PLANNERS and FITTERS lent to any part of th* Country.
d Purifying Pills hi
it, therefor* nS strongly Cooa, Old Radnor, say*: " Having' soger, a Bad Leg with a wound In it, ai
tried Aany diffs


Pills and Oi
ithout any oflect, I x
i to perfect health, beiug' now"°abl*,"ti
tnd Purifying Pills.
doils and skin eruptions.
Ludlow,' snffsrsd much fi._ Boils, and after baring beei no purpose, triad these soon effected a cure, and no
qoke and inflamed eyes.
359 Youths' s...
3W Yomth*' Tweed _

ill! z
g) yomth^wowbhlru'
alESET:
Boys' Outfitting1 Department
fling
"Si! if


950 Boys' Suit*
8
il
cry night, will
id (when upon tbe face) i
ing* will bo sufiiciet

gore jjeads.
A ll goods delivered in our
-C*. OWN TAN. OK BY RAIL.
CASHIAQEJFBEK TO ALL PABTS.
PimCHASBK.
Aft GOODS nothing SAT^FACTION wlU be
if q and 16, HIGH STREET, ud AO , EAST STRBBT, SOUTHAMPTON.
mmmn
II
Mechanic Department
wn
808 Boys' Duck Jack,!,"* j
Miscellaneous Department
mt
951 "S'ilSS "d
I psSfi? :::
722 Pair* M.n'* itrong Elastic Sid, Boots!'.!
18
box**, 1* l|d. and 2s 9d. *scb.

a
il->ai .juji ifl kWlmnc si onv s
SACETPIOB PHICES AT
GAMLEN BROS.'
Clearaaoe Sale.
COSNEE SHOP ONLY!
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