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The meitana Post.
REPORTED FOR THE. POST.
Washington, June 2 -The ncmber of reg
setered votes in Wahington is 8032; a de
arease of 6200 from last year.
In the month of May the Secretary of the
Treesury .old $3,000,000 in gold, and received
therefor $7,000.000 in currency. lie also
bought darinl that time $30.700.000 worth of
bonds at a premium of about $700,000 cur
The receipts from customs in May were
$15.000.000 and from internal revenue $20,
It is claimed that the State of Pennsylva
aia has the right to authorise the manufac
Iare of cigars by convict labor. This subject
has been onicially presented to the Internal
Revenue Bureau. No decision bas yet been
sendered, but as far as aicertained, the ruling
will be against the claim.
.ew York, June 2.-Mrs. Francis Annie
Kimball was among the passengers in the Rus
iaa, from Liverpool to-day.
The small-pox which has been raging here
flor three or four wtks paut is rapidly sptui
ding under the energetic measures of the
board of bhealth. lhere was oly one new
The Hotel waiters' strike continues. Af
fairs in many of the leading hotels show no
improvement over the confusion of yeteday.
The old waiters ainr y the landl rds by threat
ening the new waiters with violence unless
they leave their s:u itlons. I he proprietors,
however, are re-olut -, and retfue to employ
any old waiters who remalin members of the
At the UC:ron cour-e, Long 1.laud, the
trot tor toe $2.:U0 pur-e w.,. wo b% Ameri
can Girl. wo.u b.at Lucy and iu ld,-mith's
Maid. l1i e--2:"'_ 2:23, and 2:25 Lady
Thomwa wa- lamre. fTli, wearb.r was -elower.,
.ut there w.- i:early 5 U00 person- prerent.
Milwauke., June 2 -HIon. Jonothan E.
Arnold, Pr'. i ioin. f thel Milwauk.e Il.nk,
.iid ull --il t o : oft bea t di-eae wrno e
at bi. t I f.c.
l., ton, Juin 2 -In the S'etre to-day
woman -uffrage wa. defeated 9 to 22.
Iil1anaio.hl. Juno 2 -A coluioed man,
named Brooks. drove a horse and buggy into
the river to-day. Both the man anti horse
Lewi-ton, lMe.. June 2 --A boat containing
nine men was carried over the small water
fall below leinford Falls, on Tuesday, and
three men drowned.
Portland. June 2 -Mrs. M. A. Baker, a
milliner and dressmaker. was shot and mor
tally wounded last evening by the wife of W.
" Parker, lawyer. Mrs. P. gave herself into
Raleigh, June 2.- Sheriff Colgrove, of
Jones county, was bshot dead on Saturday
morning by a party of white men concealed
by the roadside. His servant was mortally
wounded and has since died.
Publie Debt-Twenty Millions
Decrease since March.
Washington, June 3.-The statement of
the public debt for Jane will show a total
debt, bearing interest in coin, of $2,107,882,
100; interest on the same $38,476,602. Debt
bearing interest in lawful money, $67,075,000;
aterest on same. $12,36..000. Debt bea ing
no interest, $412,852,284. Matured debt,
$5,421.863. Total debt, principal outstand
rng, $2,590,231,251; interest account, $41,
024,843 Amount in the Trreaury, includinga
bonds in sinking Iand, $12.4.8.035 Total
debt, les csh and sinking fand bonds, $2,06,
412,613. Decrease during the month, $13,
384,777. Decrease since March 1st, $20,000,
000. The warrants issued by the Treasu-y
Department durang May to meet the re
qaurementa of the government will amount
to the round number of $30,300,000.
Concord, June 2.-The organization of the
I~egslature was promptly elected by the
choice of John Y. Magridge, of Concord,
fur President of the Senate, and Samuel M.
Wheeler, of LDover, Speaker. Gov. Stearns
will be inaugurated on bhursday.
Alleged Views of Grant.
New York. June 2.-President Grant does
aot support Sumner in hit views on the Ala
bama claim. as eapressed in hi late speech.
He calls the spesch good rhetoric, but poor
logic, and ptofes.es to believe that Sumner
himself was not sincere, but actuated by a de
tire to overreach Ba.zks and the annexation
iets by putting England against all notion of
ceding her North American posessions to
thu country. lie bolds that if we would not
get into war with England, we must conduct
negotiations with courteous diplomacy.
New York, June 3 -The Solicitor of In
ternal Revenue is in this city, on bn-iness con
nected with ib. claimw of c-rtain banks which
took exception from their taxation on the
pround that a iarg portion of their capital
is used by them as b,okers in carrying stock.,
and they are not therefore liable to taxatlon.
Cincinnati, June 3 -The city council com
mittees on the southern Railway met last
night in secret se.son. The vote showed a
tie between Knoxville and Chattanooga for
the southern Iermanus. Afterwards, two fa
wering Knoxville changed for Chattanooga,
but another b:llot was not taken. The ques
tion will be decided tha. p nm.
Ada~u Stemmas was atuck and killed by a
freight train yteterday near Forest Ohio.
S. L. Brod.rick committed suicide near
Dayton; also Gilbert Smith. Insane, at SMeri
ton, brown county.
A fire this mornin de.troyed the shops and
mills of Greenwood A Co., manufacturers of
hardware, iron and brass catings. The build
ing is a four story brick. Ihe rear wing
used a paint and japaning shop was tetally
de troyed, with valuable apparatus, material
and manufactured article-. The two upper
stories used as ai finiing shop were also de
stroyed with machinery, tools and stock.
Chicago, June 3.-Simoont3 and Fitch are
here to-day, on route lor San Francisco.
The Inbune special says Senator how has
askem that several cavalry regiments be ate
tioned on the Kansas frontier during the
isumer. for the protection aainst Indiana.
He thinks their presence will encourage im
migration. Rawlin has given the matter fa
The paper to-day contain Canby's order tr
coodecunc the election in Virginia.
On* of the eve.ag paper sary the Prsi
dat and ecretary of Stase to-day expreed
themmlves meb pleased with the tenor of
the speeihe made by Motley.
The Tribunea' New York specal says Geal.
Walbrde will introduce at the minetng of
the C.ambr of Comerce to-day, reco
-mading the Preidest to renew te rei ees
ty traty with Canaa, on the ~O d tht it
Sthe peedest way to U o ati f t -
Stim. le urge free savigadio of the 6.
kawrece as necemar to the grewth of the
he *wner of the stemer Qu"akr City e9
ac her imaliase relese, ad aye A will
salt o she lt.
A ma. ammed Wa. I&AdoN wM fe dead
as has bed at the Brigg' Hone, having
blown out the gas iustead of trsaig it of.
Yesterday, while the I.rt 8btherif of De
Wits county, Iowa, with Rthard Dallinger,
policeman in this city, were leaving the
cortroom with a prisoner who had jst been
given iu their custody, two men attacked
the oacers with usluashots, severely injuring
both. Several other thieves were present who
ran of the prisoner through the crowd. One
of the roughs who amsiled the ocers was
captured, the other *ecaped. The outrage
was a very bold one being committed in the
court house in open day, when the halls were
full of people.
Chicago, June 4.-The Times' special says
the Comptroller of the 'resuary has refueed
to pay the draftas ei9 ed by Borie, Secretary
of Navy per Admiral Porter.
The Tribune's special says the report that
Russia intend sending a special agent to
congratulate Grant on his election is not cred
ited, but it is thought she may be preparing
to send a Urit-clasa cadsen Minister.
A private letter says the Haytien Govern
ment is going to rend an agent to New York
to borrow money to buy a couple of iron
The Government sells the iron steamer
lharmokic bore at auction on the 19th inst.,
and the Horne-t at Philadelphia on the 21st.
Chas. M. Walker, late Fifth Auditor, has
been appointed commisioner to select a rite
for the braunh mint once at Boise City,
Vtnnie Ream's clay model for a statue of
Lincla, ordered by Congress, was shipped to
Italy to-day. whither she goes to cut the
'fLe Re ublican mass meeting last nirht
broke up in a row. Pistols were fired and
stoues thrown. A number were injured.
Minister Htarvey writes from Portugal re
ceipting for his salary for the last three or
four years, which was voted by the late see
eion of Congress.
The National Division of the Sons of Tem
perance, which meet here next week, will be
a.le.d up.n to decade whether women shall
be admitted to full membership in all parts
ot thbe country.
Reverdy Johnson 1+ expected to arrive at
Baltimore to- day. lie will eat dinner at the
expense of the city on Saturday. with the
The S.cretary of the Navy yesterday re
moved two Clerks who were running on a so
called citisaea's municipal ticket.
Things were quiet at the White llou.e yes
terday. The Pieatdent was baiy most of the
day with members of the Cabinet, settling
up bu-iaess preparatory to his departure for
The Tribune's special says Frank L.elie
made spplicAtioin to-day t,, di-continue the
-ul. for divorce he brought some time ago
but the defen-e objected- No decision made.
The pralcit,al feature on Wall street to-day
was the development of a bear movement,
which was directed mainly against Western
roade. The Vanderbilt interest was disgusted
with the result of the Michigan Southern
election. There were many rumors afloat.
Capitalt-ts are auspicious of a ruse, and are
holding aloof from speculation.
Senator Sprague. who has just returned
from the South, estimates the next cotton
crop at two or two and a fourth millions of
bales. Owing to the uncertainty of negro
labor it has become unprofitable to carry on
large plantations and the most of a crop is
now furnished by farmers that yield from
ive, and so on up, to fifty balms. He recom
mends a reduction of the sail on imports,
and that the Government take bueines of
banking into its own hands and lend out
money actually it the Treasury in such man
nor as to afford capital for new enterprises.
Chicago, Jute 4.-the prosecution in the
case of Rubinson, tried for the murder of
Murray McConnell, concluded yesterday. The
wltanese for the defence are being examined.
It appears almost certain Robneoon will be
acquitted, the evidence against him being
wholly circumtsantlal and very slight.
New York, Jaum 4.-Mr. PFik has decided
to close the Orand Opera lUose in this city,
which he purchased of Pike. Fisk states his
lommes hve been o o heavy in theatrical adven
tures and elsewhere, that in spite of the fact
that the Opera oruse is filled every night be
is compelled to close it, and Saturday night
will witness the last performance thereta.
It it stated that the steamer Hero, which
sailed yesterday for St. Jan.e bad a full car
go of provisions and ammunition for Cubs.
An expedition of two hundred and fifty men
as anouncerd to sail from here on next Mon
day for Cubs.
Boston, June 4 -A. P. Lortng, Captain of
the Harvard Univeresty Boat Club, has sent
an acceptance of the challenge of the Cam
b.idge University Club of England, to row a
four-oared race this summer.
Washington, Jane 3.-Brevet Major Chas.
0. Wood, recently sentenced tc six month.
suspension for striking a brother oficer in
Alaska. has been reinstated in the service by
order of the President.
The Cuban expedition which left the south
ern coast on the 29th of May, numbering 47.
-ea, was a part of General Gordan comn
nand. All of them are ex-Federal and Con
federate soldiers. Reliable4nformation is re
ceived by intereste parties here, and say it is
learned that the men and munitions were
safely landed and joined the Cuban forces.
The expedition was n charge of a distinguish
ed Confederate army ofcer from Louisiuoa,
Colonel IDe Baissey.
The $60,000 telegraph bill against the de
partment of State. has been paid by the gov
ernment through Barrings. Two-thirds of
this sum was due on the cable dispatches con
ceruing the Alarka purehase.
Richmond, June 3.-The committee ap
pointel by the colored State convention,
called on teol. Canby to-day, with a petition
that he should ie.e ao order giving colored
people equal rights is cars and steamships.
General Canby declined to interfere in the
matter and referred them to the coerts as the
proper place for the redres of any grievances
that may exist.
General Lee has expressed himself in ft vor
of the adoption of the expurgated constatu
ton, and the election of Walker,candidate of
the conservative Republicans for Governor.
Washington, Jane 3.-The several members
of the Cabinet held conmaltations with the
President this morning in reference to mat
ters before their rp etive departments.
The President will leave Washington this
afternoon for Anna poli.
Concord, N. U , June 3.-Gov. Steras was
inaugurated to-day. His message sys the
State debt has been educed $350,000 within
the year. The same ratio wall extangsish it
in esbt years. The promotion of the agri
cultral interest and the adoption of the 15th
mneacdment were urged. he manufacturing
and mern ulo interests are sstistactory.
New York. Jane 3.-Pratt's whiting facto
ry at Philadelphia, was brnd this forenoon.
a-- l m~eoe.
Mayor Smith's retidence at Rochester was
burned this foresoon. Low, $6,000.
The Indian War In Kanmss.
St. Louts, June 3.-The Republicans' spe
cial. at HUys City, states the Indiana who are
depredating on te* frorstier do not belong to
the tribes who were operated upon last win
ter south of the Arkansas iver, but belong
to the northern Cbhyeaun, Sioux and Arap
abos, and who eome 8oSth from the lDpart
meat of the Plate.
Leaveworth, Jmne .-The Timm has re
ceived the followng additioul particuar
of the Idian mmMa res on F il Cr : The
tonge. sad hrts were cat out of the bodi&
of he - klled. The calves of their leg
wre alit down and tied under their hor.
Pieom of eek war cut froe their bwks amd
paece. of etemgrph wi re isto thir bo
dIe. Their ear wereat c off ad their hw
elped. The ladid beled the beA of
thee mm for "medicie." TIM - as -
tlms who were atacked o OpelJla Oreek
all lived in one boee. OUly those wrw
killed that left the bhorn and attempted to
reach a plae f greater eemealy. Those who
remaIa li the huse were not molerted.
This occmrred Ia two or three unstamem. The
calamity Is mainly attribtable to the lack
of arms, for whenever a gas wase ard the
savges made so ight. L'e Indinus drove
of considerable stock from above the attle
The Pem ylvulms Meoememt.
Chicago, Jane 1.-A Washbingtol pecial
state a movement is on foot among the Re
publicsa politicians to make the position ta
ken by the Seate on the Alabama claime a
teet question is the canvas this fall, and an
arrangement is being made to carry oat this
programme is the coming election in Penn
sylvalia. Gov. Ourtin, Col. Forney and oth
er politicume of that dtate are favoring this
ccrue, the advocacy of which th~ believe
will force the Democrats to follow the lead
to the tMpabliems party or take sides with
aagland. is either ease damaging themselve
thouesands of votes.
Lvelly Tames-The Volunteerc
Rumnmaln the overummenat,
and the Cubans Runnling the
Harna, June3.--Gen. Pelas, whose life
was threatened by the volunters, went to
Cienfaut.a, but the voluteers there refused
to allow ham to land and he was compelled to
return to Havana. On his arrival here the
eoluteere demanded bis tfe becam be he ad
seld ls coue.. the amestions are tbrn he
had rece~ved S20,000 to allow some rebels to
escape. Testerday evening the volunteoer
were greatly excited and asmembled before the
Capt. General's Palace and shouted, "death
to Pelas;" "death to Dulce."
This morning a commiseion entered she
palace and demanded Gen. Dalce's immediate
resignation, declaring he was allied with the
traitors. The resijuation of the Captain
General was soon afterward announced. No
act of violence was committed. The volun
ters now have full control and are really the
governin. power on this island. Several
Lieut. Governors and civil oecmrs of high
rank, accused of connivance with the rebels
are to be immediately relieved of their oSces.
The insurgents in several recent encounters
have gained elight advantages over the troops.
The volunteers in Mantanos., following
the example of those of Havana, assembled
before the Government palace and demanded
the immediate resignation of the Governor of
Martansas. Their demand was acceded to
and Col. Leon is acting as Governor.
A special steamer has been ordered to con
vey Gen. Dulce to Spain. It is expected he
will depart wsthin a day or two.
Washington. June 3.-Letters from Cuba
received here this a. m. state the force under
Gen. Jordon succeeded in joining the Cuban
forces after several fights, in which the :pan
iards were repulsed with serious losses. The
loses of Jordon were slight. Only 46 were
killed and wounded. He saved his artillery,
arms and ammunition. lie had with him
17,000 new riles.
New York, Jane 3 -Among the 1400 stee-
re pssei"ge landed yesterday from the
steamer Manhattan, 300 were skilled English
and Welch workmem of dilereut trades. The
inlux of Norwegians contidsee enormous.
ft as mid at least 200,000 wll arrive within
the met egkties maouh..
Spain Getting Uneasy.
New York, Jne. 4.-It is stated the Span
l. Miister at Washisgtoa has become o o
asy aboeu the slaw progress of bhe Peruvius
monitors towards home, especially alce he
earned Peru has recognised the belligerency
of Cubs, sad that a Cuban envoy had arstrived
Ia LUm to ask a lees of the Moitors. He
conoudingly ealled Seeretary Pash's attention
to these matt..r sad aid he thought the
mouitors were lyiag among the West India
IsaAds lowger thn was neoerry. Tbo Pe
raviau Misster informrd Secretary Fish in
answer to these complalats, that the monitors
would remias is the Wes ladies till late in
the summer, as winter is the most favorable
weather for their passage through the straits
of Magellea. This expluastion was given by
Fish to the Spanish Minister with the infur
--tion that Peru had gives bonds not to use
Sound at Last.
New York, June 4.-It as stated that the
subject of the recent Indian eoutrages on the
Sroky Hill, Sal.n and Republican rivers and
the line of the Kass and Paclic R. R. in
EKanas, has bees very esmestly considered by
the Preideat and beeretary of War, General
Sherman sad the Commisioner of Indian At
fairs sad that western Congressmen have urged
immediate action for protection of the fron
tier from the predatory beads of Cheyenane
asd Sioux. Senator oss called upon the
President and recommended the propriety of
stationingq iUtary gerrisons along the fron
tier at proper points. The President stated
he was fully determined to take steps for the
suppression of future depredations, and would
follow his roc ,mmendations. He also said
the necessry orders would be dispatched to
enmeral Scholeld at once that all bands ab
mat from reservaUons be treated in the na
ture of ooutlaws. The President's proclama
tion to that efect will soon be promulgated.
An Expresslon to be rHad.
Chicago, June 3.-There is talk in this city
among politicians, to the effect that the Re.
pub ican State Convention of Pennsylvania,
which meets in Philadelphia on the 29th
inst., will be asked to declare itself on the
settlememt of the Alabama claims question.
The persona moving in the matter are said to
support the views of Mr. Sumner.
.Jenckes' Civil Servcee Project.
Chicago, June 3.-Congressman Jeockes
has been here on busines connected with his
civil service scheme. He lads all the new
abi.net members and most of the heads of
Buream favorable. The leading idea of the
project is strongly encouraged by the belief
that a plan of appointment by competition
wall be formally and forcibly recommended
by all the octals in their annual reports next
fall. It has been put in operation by the
Commissioner of Patents, and to a partial
extent by other heads of Bureaus. Thus far
it has been a decided adventage to the service
and the different departments.
The crb-committee of the Congressional
Committee on Retrenchment. enaesting of
Senator Patterson and RepreeatatveJeackes,
are now ir. seeion in New York, engaged in
examiniag the ofcers of the Custom llou.e
in that citt.
Jerusalem has 9,000 Jews.
A wild goose chase-quill driving.
Flying color-blushes of maidens.
Paper cefe--ewspaper attacks.
The public seldom forgive twice.
Jeany Lied has gone to welden.
Dismissd t.st-asst. clothing.
Female gatherlags-ladies' rues..
Fred Douglas is to have a post ce.
The (Lhr has bees good templarlad.
John Raastl Young goes to Earope
r Jay Cooko & Co.
Demmwe m aeste--wves who are
alwae. bowt.g ,hwe h. miads up.
Ms Mmekss' sumetes have been m,
trned as Meno Poes.e..
Tsath toI es o w be . '- by
aa oeatWbM -h e a ue mbsam
Light employment-cleaning win
The North has 6,441 eottoo mills and
the South 80.
Malice-a blind male kicking by
It is believed that P. T. Barnum is
worth about a million of dollars.
Who belong to the "frst set r"
St. Louis owes over twelve million
Napoleon has set the style of a one
SeatO Morton delivers th!e oration
at ettysberg. July 4th.
IMekems s said to be writing another
t bis reperted that Anna Dickinson is
f(aribaldi's physicians believe be will
never again be able to leave his bed.
Philadelphia has 156 miles of terri
tory and a population of 850,000 souls.
In Iowa Judge Williams declines the
candidacy for Senator Grimes' place.
Thiers, at 72, has begun to study bot
New York has 500 marrtagable heir
Illinois has 700 Masonic Lodges, with
'about 40,000 members.
A Cuban agent offers $90 (gold) boun
ty for recruits in Ohio.
New York is to have a "Women's
Parliament" next fall.
The Count De La Roche, of Paris, was
married at Pittsburgh, recently, to Mrs.
Mary C. Price.
The city bill poster at Lowell stuck
the notices to milkmen on the public
During the year 1868 there were 786,
156 births. and 480,677 deaths in Eng.
land and Wales.
It has been suggested to Anti-Cruelty
Berg that he ought to interfere to pre
vent the practice of beating eggs.
General Butler is said to be already
I at work for Sumner's place in the Sen.
henry Clews, the largest gold dealer
in New York, made several millions by
the late advance.
Gen. Hancock has authorize.d a St.
Paul paper to deny that lie protested
against being sent to the Northwest.
Edwin Booth doesn't allow his little
two year old daughter to attend the
The Louisville Journal advises Secre
tary Fish to weigh the chances of a for.
eign war with all his scales.
The Huntsville Democrat says Gen.
Joe Wheeler has no politics now. ex%
cept the "shovel and the hoe."
The Boston Adeertiser suggests that
O'Baldwin, the Irish giant, be engge-
to beat the mammoth drum at the Peace
In Buffalo, a few days ago, a woman
78 years old, named Leppy Woeleben,
committed suicide by hanging herself
with two twisted skeins of thread.
Edwin Booth and Miss Mary McVicker
are to be married early in June at the
house of Mr. J. It. MoVicker, Long
It Is said that Fisk, Jr., has lost over
$75.000 in his operatic and theatrical
enterprises, and will soon abandon
all of them.
It is said that Brownlow is dieg-asti
with Washington, wants to give his
place in the Senate to Horace Maynard,
and wishes to be Governor again.
A London street preacher irreverently
sang the hymn, "Come to God," to the
tune of "Tommy Dodd," and was fined
for it by a police magistrate.
Mrs. h(ary C. Vaughn, who was well
known as a contributer to several mag
azines and story papers, died at Pekin
Ill., last month.
Judge Conover, of Delphi, Ind., is four
feet two lochee high, five feet one inch
around, and weighs 400 pounds. Evenly
balanced justice that.
Thurlow Weed has bought a farm six
miles south of Canandaigua, N. Y., and
intends to live there.
The Legislature of Indiana has passed
a bill introducing the German language
as a branch of instruction in the public
schools of that State.
The Journal Offeial is losing money,
and the old Paris Moniteur. relieved of
the incubus of Government patronage,
is doing finely.
A correspondent of the Hartford. (:onn.
T7mes thinks divorce should be made
cheaper, so as to bring it within the
reach of the poor.
The managers of the New York Ele
vator Railway hope to have the entire
road in running order by September
The New York Sun says: "We re
ceived a few days ago a message from
Mr. Young, desiring to withdraw his li*
bel suit on any terms consistent with
The New York democracy have split
on the "organ" question. The Gov
ernor and his Cabinet advise their
friends to "take the World." The Sen
ators and Ass'mblymen advise their
friends to "take the Albany Argus."
The mammoth bass drum for the
Peace Jubilee has arrived. It is 7i feet
in diameter. The heads of the drum
were taken from two whole hides of
cattle! On either head or the drum is
ins*'rtbed the motto, " Let us have
"'Quilp," of the Boston Poet, says
that, after the passage of the liquor bill
by the Massachaseta Legislature, a se
quel t- '"Gates Wide Open" and "Gates
Ajar" will be published, entitled "Bars
The Attorney General of Ohio has de
cided that the legislative appropriation
to repay citmee for damags sustainei
by the Jobhn Morga raid la 1863 is u n
Fifteen houses of worship are now in
press of bfldlag in New York city;
seven of tem are pisespel bLsies,
three are Mesbediles, me , swo
Rnmams srad two Hebrew ygeg.e
A Germea waste as eMtery e the
death f his wigs, of whiskh the fellrw
IMg s p: "If m lam had eliad
moin :m4st ay e have keen
dad shetse weeks. Iai pe
'lue wish Aab t . As e ees
seas M> na iS
Speaking of last words, that was a
strikingly appropriate remark of a Call'.
fornia stage driver, who on his death
bed was .isited by a brother "'whip'"
Said bhe: "Bill, I'm on the down grade,
and I can't reach the break I"
Mrd. Stanton is getting up a petition
for female suffrage, to be presented at
the next session of Congress. She says
it will be the largest petition the world
has ever seen, and "decorated with flow.
era and the American flag; will be car
tied into the National Capitol by a
troupe of girls, twenty-one years of age,
dressed in the national colors-one from
each State, District and Territory."
"Typ me a Lallad, laiye faire, my
ladye a ballad typ." And ye man he
twirled ye black moustache that covered
ye upper lip. bhe lays aside her "broi
derie"-for his love she stryves to win
and to the weird-like ayr the lady faire
attuned her mandolyn. "I do not care
for a wild romance of ye days of old,"
said he, "but rather i'd hear, it my
ladye please, some touching melodice."
And over ye ladye's music book ye gal
lant soldier leans, while she sings with
a sweet and angel voice, "Captain Jinks
of ye Horse Marynes."
An* old man recently eloped from a
village in Mississippi with a girl of fit
teen. The couple were captured at
New Orleans. When informed at the
police station that the old tellow had a
wife and family already. "I know that,"
replied the girl, "but you see, they don't
treat him well, and he's got the rheu
matism and the asthma, and he's got a
failing in the back; and you see, sir, I
sorter pittied him, and he and me con
cluded we'd come away and live by
There are sixty lawyers in Omaha.
The Humloldt, (Nev.) Rcgigter will
be removed to Elko.
In Sacramento, street robberies are
growing alarmingly frequent.
The Imperial Empire shaft, Virginia.
is now down 1,112 fett.
Joseph Neumann has established a
silk factory in San Francisc',.
The Ida Elmore mill, Idaho, is pound
ing away night and day.
Boulder County, Colorady, is content
plating an Agricultural Society.
Senator Casserly owns $2,6S.5,700 of
real estate in San Francisco.
The Gleorgetown, Colorado Miner is
to become a Daily.
During the past winter not a flake of
snow fell in Portland, Oregon.
The Land Office at Omaha has been
removod to West Point, Nebraska. The
Omahas don't like it.
There are 4.000 letters remaining un
called for at Wells, Fargo & Co.'s office
at Treasure City.
A runaway horse fell 10 feet down a
cellar in San Francisco the other day.
H. W. Theall, a well known assayer
of Nevada, died at Hamilton, White
Pine, May 25.
The track of the Western Pacific
Railroad has been laid to the Mokelumne
The mill at the Elkhorn mine, Idaho,
is again in operation and rich ore being
About thirty men find daily employ
ment in the Sterling mine, Arizona,
which grows richer every day.
Discharged workmen from the Pacific
railroads are beginning to pour into
Walla Walls is building water works
to protect the back portions of the town
A. ). Riichardson, the distinguished
journalist, will probably be in Cheyenne
in a very few days.-Cheyenne Leader.
The name. of the incarnate fiend who
committed the Burmester outrage, mur
der and arson, in Boise Valley,May 15th
was John Konopeck.-- World.
Judge S. H Chase, of whose insanity
we made mention, says the Carson Ap
peai, was taken to Stockton. His con
dition is very alarming.
A despatch dated at OGeorgetown.Cal.,
May 26. at 1:50 p. m. says that almost
the entire town has been destroyed by
fire. k'ive lives lost.
The distance between Promontory
and Omaha is 1.083 miles; anl passen
ger trains are now runniun it in little
lees time than sixty hours.
A dispatch from Victoria. V. I., May
28, says: Alexander G. (ilkinson, the
bank uefaulter, has been sentenced to
one year's imprisonment.
NVilliam S. Tozer, formerly of Denver,
or any one knowing his whereabouts
will please address Charles (. A. Tozer,
Aylmer, Elgin county, Province of On
It is reported that rich diggings, ca
pable of yielding about $10 or $15 a day
to the hand, have been struck on the
north fork of Myrtle creek, Oregon.
The San Francisco Debating Club
have decided by a vote of 40 ayes to 5
nays that George Francis Train is a
Orders have been received at the Na
vy Yard at Vallejo. Cal., to put the iron
clads at Monadnock and Comanche in
readiness for service immediately.
Some seven or eight Indians are re.
ported to have been seen between this
place and Atlantic City, this morning.
Go well armed and keep a sharp look
out boys.--Seet.stetr Mines 2.tA.
We heard yesterday afternoon, says
the Carson Appeal of the 28th,that Hen
ry Van Sickle, of Douglas oonnty, was
very seriously injured near Genoa, by
being run over by a wagon.
F. C. Scott and J. H. Gardner sailed
from the foot of Third street, Ban Fran
cisco, in an open boat, on Sunday, May
23d, and have not been heard of since.
It is feared they are drowned.
The Mormon cave, in Patterson Dig5
trict, White Pine, has been explored for
more than a mile. It is thought the
excavation is the bed of an extinct
The County Commiasionere have cho
en a site several miles above Boise City
for the Territorial Penitentiary. Work
on the prison is to commence at an early
d e were Informed yesterday that
Memrs. Megeath & Co., forwarders and
shippenr on the U. P., had sold oat to
IoLer Arm, who am to to ake charge ti
a few days.--Cria Re poter 90A.
The Devitl' Bridge" i Wetber Can
yon is all O. K. now. All tih other
Devil's Bridges are in good condition, to
the best ot our knowledge, and w,
ought to know.
Freight continues to arrive for Cor,
inne. A tast freight line will soon de
liver goods at ~nis point for Montana,
cheaper that, can be done by the r.ver.
Jack Wilde. well known throughl,ut
thisState, and much respected wherev.
er known, is dead. lie died of pouamo.
nia. last evening. i. Hamilton. W.hit,
Pine County.-Nevuada Enterpri.e, MJLy
The steamer Benton had ab >ard one
of the fiest cargoes ever started f,,r
the mountains by the Missouri river. if
it is :ont by her sinking, it will be sKri
ously felt by the merchants and miner,
of those regions.-Om na.l Repu''jicra,
One Dennis O'Brien was killed in Ne.
vada gulch. Clorado., last Sunday miorn.
ing. in a difficulty with some ftli,,w
miners named Higgins and Flynn. ;,,
owned a ranch in Boulder c,unty_
Goldrick's Hlerald 2th.
A despatch from P'rofeesor (illliarH,
the colored lecturer, dated D.nvisvi;:l,
Cal., May 26. has this announcemrn: ,
was shot between 1 and 2 p. i., by a
white man, while passing a restaurant
at Dav!sville. No provocation.
Ch rles Dental and Michael Mallen
arrived in San Franc;soo from Placer
county. in charge of Sheriff Netff. e~
route to 'he State Prison. B ,th hav,
been convictedl of murder in the secn,1
degree, and are sentenced to inr,ris,n.
ment ior life.
Our Montana exchanges are like the
visits of the angels, few and far btwi,-n
We have not receive l a copy o' eith-r
the Post ,,r Gazette for six days o: n
arctic cotemnoraries are miss8e , tr ,m
our table«.--Utth Ibporter 1lt VV.I can
complain o the salIe i rretgu!trity in t:i
UtaI papers. ''lle P's. is anai. rug.
«-e wer.' highly favored yP'rirbvy
with a visit frxoms the Rlev. (',orrr W\
Foot, one of tie El,iscoial Miniýt.-r. ,.t
the S.. Mark'rs A.co-iate Miesi,n of St:
Lake City. He *exprestaes a w:sn, t,
preaCu l:.re a- often as (nUc- a f ,rtnr ii:
if the citizens will tender laim th, u,
of sonie suitable building in whihli:,
hold divine services. Uieneral Willuain
son has donated a lot to the gent:ri-rn.
on which to erect a builling. and if tha
citizens c.)ntrib)ute as libera!ly towarl
the building ot it as the good cause de.
mands, he will preach from his own pu:.
pit a week from next Sunday.--Cf',ri,.es
A full force of hands is being work~i
in the Yellow Jacket mine at present
and the ore Is tumbling oait at a very
lively and gratifying rate. The air is
now good throughout the mine, ksp-
cially at the lower levels. The Ken.
tack yields ore enough to run the Sin.
derland mill, from its upper levels. The
lower levels are closed in order to hem
in the fire, which exists at the Crown
Point line. in the east ledge. Drifting
east at the 1.000 and 1,00C foot leve!s of
the Cromn Point. in order to striko :he
ledge and work beneath and out of the
way of the fire, is being prosecuted. Al:
the wstations above thebre are atIo
blocked up securely, in order to sm',ther
the fire. or let it burn itselt out, just as
it pleases.-Enterprise. 27th.
We received the following in a marked
copy of the Lwell Oititeun and News. o!
May 24th. Personally. Mr. M. is not
known to us, perhaps he is to our read.
ers, but we congratulate any one of the
'"Lost Angels" on finding another. May
they keep happy company " till death
does them sever :"
" PERsoNAL.-Alftred Metcalf, F-i , 0
Los Angelos, California, who visiterd
teachers' meeting in this county, som.
six weeks ago, was so well pleased wi:t
our school system that he has arrangei
to take home with him one of our Lw.
ell teachers, selecting one of the beet.
Miss Jennie QI. Dennis, of the Green
School. A pleasant ceremony took place
this morning b) way or , relude, an
the parties leave at on.:c, for CalitorniL
carrying with tht. n th. toest wishes o:
U. S. 1.,Nt OFFI'E
Ile.*ua. M T . Ma. 22,. ,-'
NO'ICE is hereby given tilat t!º- plAtf .tLe
lNwing desmitwed Tuwnhisa hAvw t.*..
bees filed in this oft-e to-wit:
Township No. 9. North of Range No. I Wes
Township No. 9. North of Range No. 2 i-:
TownshipNo. 4 South of Range No. i West
Township No. 5, South or Range No. I Ws
S.ttl-ers inthe above 'T l' i't,.;," are hire' C' '
fled to ile their de:l..r" .,ry ,t.*'ei r. e '
homestead applie!tiow. at thes 11li'. ', te ^
months from tn.s date, ot..3rw ie :th.:r r,.'j"' r
be forfeited 1 t, 'IAt NN
U ,.Gt. MCLEAi -
Notice to Settlers.
C. S. LAND OFFICK. MtN,'I'A.N4 l- ..le' A
Hlle ,a. M. 'I.,A. r: ; ,''
-(TITIE is hereby given tht . th o I '"
scribed Tr'.nhbip Plate, ti.- ", "*
filed at this oie.e, to,- it:
Township No One South of Range ;o three
Township No. One South of Range No. four
Township No Two South or Range No four
Township No. two South o'Range No. firve
Township No. three South of Range No flve
Settlers upon lands iu;:th above dew.rib'd T
ships are hereby notified to fie their LUc a..
Statemests. or make their Ilomestetd AP,
tios at this olone, within thre aItkct, f''u
date, otherwise their rigbhts a"dl "rft"
UNITED STATES L&.D oi['FI._
HELEA. - T. May 0th I
NTOTIC iL hereby given th ~t the fluri
I eralbrd Towasbip Plats have tenbit
Aled iS this oleo, sod Isods therein tl
for rn from sad after this d ate.
TwhIblp no. 1, South of Range No. S.
Township o. I. North of Range No. 5,
Tewashlp e. S. North of Range .-. E
Shtl to te above Townb:°p- are b
ied to Sie their deelerstory s'at#e un -.s
9a9sl MCImAx. l i