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Herr Fichtner, who, for nearly forty years, filled a similar position on the German stage to that which Charles Kemble formerly occupied upon the English, retires into private life with the Knight's Cross of the Order of Francis Joseph, and a pension of five thousand florins a year, granted to him by the Emperor of Austria. He made his final bow to the audience on the 31st ultimo, when the Bung Theatre was crowded to excess by the most fashionable society in Vienna. So great was the demand for places that stall tickets were sold on Change at twenty florins and upward.
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