The opening of the Athens Theater Saturday evening by the Ward & Vokes company in "The Goveruors, " was iiot so largely at tended as conld have been wished by the management, but everyone waspleased with the iraproved looks of the theatre with its fresh paint aud gilding, new oarpets, hangings, drop ligbts and fixtures. The Athens orchestra and the new piano aleo efEected such a marked oharige in the mnsio thfit it was not at all like the same place. Mr. Lisemer is to be congratulated un the improvement he bas wronght and the Argns trusts he will reap the peonuiary benefit that nis efforts deserve. There will be three shows át the theatre next week. Alonday night Mahara'8 rninstrels, Friday night, "A Tnrkish Bath," aud Saturday nigbt, "A Jolly Night.''