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THE PENNY PRESS
Ii pnbllsbed dally, ( Sundays eaoeptcd,) by
FRANCISCO b CALDWEliy 1
ornoi no. 14 wilt rotini-iiiin,
THE FENNY PRESS Is delivered to subscribers In
Oinoinnati, Cvington and Newport, and sur- '
' rounding cities and towns, at the !
' tremely low price of '
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PSICZS 0 MAILISfl:
Single copies Sc.; 1 menth iOc.; 3 months Si; 1 veartl.
aOBNM SIXTH AND VlHB-aTBBBTg.
Jem A. Ellsleb. Jb.........8qIs lessee and Manager.
Last aight of the favorite Tragedian,
MR. JAMES ANDERSON.
THIS (Saturday) EVENING, October 8, will be
presented Shitkspeare's great (ire-aot tragedy of ,
Or, Tim Battib or Boswobtu Field. '
Richard ( Duke ol Gloster)............ Mr. Anderson.
Kiohmoud... ............Mr. Langdon.
King Henry .. Mr. Hann.
Buckingham ...Mr. Bead.
Prince of Wales .................. IU lis Walts.
Stanley ; Mr. Fisher.
t'stesby M..M........t...M. H....Mr. Lord.
Queen Elizabeth.., Mrs. Gilbert,
Lady Anne .............,..... Mrs. Kllsler,
Duchess of York. ..... Miss Irving.
etsTDancebv Henorlta MARIA.
To conolude witu the laugable faroe called,
THIS WIDOW'S VICTIM;
Oh, Thi Staok-Stbuck Babbbb.
Jeremiah Clip . Mr. Lanidoii.
(In which character lie will introduce bis cele
Widow Kottleton..................... Hlsi A. Walte.
"Look out for the new piece on MONDAY,
sWDoors open at 64; Curtain rises at 7J4 o'clock.
Pbicbs or Adhibsion Dress Ulrole and Farquvtte,
Mcents; Gallery, MoenU. . i
W-No free liat. ' ' '
R. AND MUS. SUANKS'8
National Hall, Vine-street, above Fifth.
Leader of Orchestra 0. H. Holcomb.
CLASSES-Thnrsday, from 3 to b P.M , for Ladies.
Saturday, t to U A. at.., and 3 to 4 P. M., for Misses
and Haulers. '
Waltsing Class, for Ladies and Gentlemen, Friday
Gentlemen Wednesday and Batnrday, at 7 P. M.
TiaHS-PATABLB WHEN THI RAMS IS BNTr.BBD-
Qnarter of twelre weeks, beginners, $6.
Term of twenty-four woeks, beginners, 10.
Term of twenty -foar weeks, advanced pupils, .
Lissom roa QlNTi.msjl. In order to meet the
oonvenienoe of gentlemen whose business or social
engagements often Interfere with their punctual at.
inndanoe. our arrangement is. that tickets arennr-
chased, one of which is delivered at each lesson, and
can be used during me wnoie seanon 01 seven monins,
CINCINNATI TROTTING PARK.
The following pnrses will be
given for Trotting Horses, to
commencing T0K3D AY, Oo-
luuerie, vis; j . ;
Ilrst Day-Tuesday, October IS.
Purse $250 mile boats, best three in Ave, to bar
Bess, free for all trotting hones.
Second Dtiy Wednesday, October 19,
Purse S2O0 mllo heals, bast three in five, tohar.
ness. for horses that never trotted for money over a
public race-course. .
Third Day-Thursday, October 20.
Fume 20O milo heots, best three in Ave, to har
ness, for horses that never trotted in 2:50 in public
Fourth Day Friday, October 31.
Pnrso 8.W0 two-mile beats, to harness. Free for
nil trotting hornos
'Flora Tomple"and 'Princess" are excepted for
For the above pnrses there most three entries and
two to start. Entrance 1 per cent.- For the Srit
vane entry mnflt be made on or before Saturdav. Oc
tober 16, at 12 o'clock M. For the other purses, the
entries to lie niaue on or oeiore tae aay previous to
acn race, at izociock m.
Kntries te be made at 71 WestThlrd-street, Cincln
nmt . n.
The proprietor flatters himself the Cincinnati
Trotting ram is as last ana go oa a uonrse as any in
the Union, and will do all in his nower to accommo.
date all persons bringing horBos to his Courao. Good,
comfortable stables will be at the servico of turfmen,
free of charge, and they are invited to come early
and do their training over the Course, which will be
kept nt all times In good condition.
Littoral punes will be given for trotting and pac
ing nursesannug ine eeasun.
oc3tt T. h. STEPHENS, Proprietor,
GREAT WESTERN MUSEUM
North-east corner of Sycamore and Third
streets. ADRAM PALMER, Proprietor, respectfully
announoes that he has engaged Big. DUVALLI to
exninit nil Aiesrnea uanary mranin ine tamos' Reception-room
of the Museum, commencing on HON
DAY JUOBNINtt, at 9 o'clock, and continuing until
eo'cioca in me evening, ine wonaermi periorm.
Knees of these birds have been witnessed by thou.
1. n ..l.nll - .. .l . ,h.nt.Ja..t..
with 'admiration. 'Admission to the Museum and
Bird porlormanco, Zoc.; Children luo. - oc3aw
"PAIi&GE GARDEN & VARIETIES.
NONDA Y, SEPTEMBER 19.
EXTRA ATTRACTION t
. NEW FEATURES!
SO TALENTED PERFORMERS.
Captain. Mentor's Cornet Band.
PBBATIO BUBLESQCES. - ..' j
" TIME CHANGED. !
Premsnaie Concerts, from 7 nutll I o'clock, In the
Variety entertainment, .front I antll 11 e'slock, in
the Concert Saloon. . ' -
. Admission Ten Cents. '
THE OYSTER TRADE,
Oyster Importing . House.
MO. 31 WEST FIFTH.STREBT.
npiiE SUBSCRIBER, 18 NOW RECEIT
INfJ daily, per Express, his splendid Orators,
Having conipietea arrangements in uaiumore, oi
the most extensive scale, I will at all times durim
KID mwtull UD iinjuivu tu luiuiiu mr iiikuub. mtit
thereat of mankind," with the moat DELICIOUS
BIVALVES imported to the Queen City. None but
the very best Imported. Great inducements offered
at this importing-house.
rder siolicited and promptly filled. Terms cash,
Bole Importer and Proprietor.
fanHE SUBSCRIBER IS HOVf RBOEIV.
BL isa DAILY, by the Adams Express, HALT
BY'fl world-renowned Baltimore
Fresh Can, Xeg and Shell Oysten.
Fyesh. HermeticauiaaleT COVI, SPICED and
ROBERT ORB, Agent,
aep7-tf Depot, 11 Vf set Fifth;ttreet.
OYSTERS! FRESH OYSTERS
T HAVE COMMENCED FOR TEE SEA
JL ON the sale ef J. B. MAUN A CO'8. superior
:aw fresh oystera. . iuuu,
Wholesale and retail Agent for J. B. Mas t Co,
Oyster oooksa in a superior a w ie at eur usual moo.
rat charges. aun-n
AR ! WAR ! ! WB ARB RECEIVING
daily, by Lightning aixpress,
through li honn. William TBmlth
Co"s celebrated Planted Orstert,
lew prlees, by Case or Cans. Dealers and families
wanting a very large Oyster and iresh front the
water, will eid as thslr orders, ....
, 70L. .2. , NO. 42.
CINCINNATI, . SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 8, 1859.
PRICE ONE CENT.
Rates of Domestic Postage.
Lrttehs For each half nunre. under S And mil...
pre-paid, 3 oentsj over 3,000 miles, pro-paid, 10 cents.
All letter must be nre-naid bv eaninft. or Inlniwfl in
stomped envelopes, or they will not be forwatded. ,
1USSIU7 OEWSPAPIRS, rSRIODlCALS, tJIRL'VLABS,
AC, to any Dart of the United State, not wniirlilim
over 3 ounces, 1 cent; and 1 cont fur each additional
uuuue; pre-payment required. .. .
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Ser ounce, for any distance iu the United States tin
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pre-payment required. All fractions over the ounce
to be counted as an additional ounce.
NlWSPAFEaa and Pshiodicals, not excooding Vi
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and circulated in the State where published daily,
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weighing ounces, double the above rates. i
Shall NEwarAPKBg, publlshod monthly oroftener,
and pamphlets not containing more than 1ft octavo
page, in packages of ounces or over, X, tent per
ounce. . ...
Wkeklt Newspapebs, within the county where
publbihed. Free. ' j
eltlier where published or received. i
Arrivals of Trains.
iMDIARAPOUg A OlNOIlNATl-:tO A. M.; J: p. H.i
:34r. a. ,
OlHOlNNATl, IlAMILTON AND DaTTOK 1Ai A. M.i I:47
UITTI.B miAMi-7:ao a.m.: l:w P. .J7:18 r. M.:i:U
r. m. . . . -i-
MABIEnl ANO OmniHHATI 1020 OjIK U I
Ohio and Mississippi 7:IA A. a.;3:00p. v.; 10-1 p. m
Covington and Lexinotom 10:20 A. .; 7:05 p. M.
Departures of Trains.
IRDIAKAPOLU AMD ClNCIBKATI-J:60 A U.', 12:00 Bf.;
o:w r. a. .
Cincinnati. Hamilton and Dayton Indianapolis
ana uieveinna, tv.uu a. ., Bsnausxy man, b:uu A. M.i
oi.uuudivj,.;ou r. m.i aucummoanuDD, e'.uur. m.t
IiiTTLE JdiAm Cleveland and Pittebug, 0:00 A. a.
Cleveland, PittBbiu-g and ellnlr,S:30A.M.;Colam
bus Accommodation, 4:40 p. a.) Cleveland, Pitta
bnrff and Bellair. 11 :30 p. it. ,
Ohio and Mississippi St, Lonle, 9:00 A. a.: Loale
ville. 3:00 p. H.i St. Lonis. R:30 p. h.
PlTTSBDRfl, COLUHBUE AND CUNOINWATI (SteobeDvllIe
onort iJiner-Aasi 1 rone-street Depot 6:uo A. H.I
Cleveland, Columbus and Oinoinnati last Trent
street o:uu a. h.-, e,ou a. ., 1 1 :du p. M. t
Cincinnati ano Mabiett A fi:IA a. n.:a!3n. w I
Cintbal Ohio From East Front-street Depot i:J0
, a Ms, ii;our. k. i -r r. : - . - )
U0T1BOTOH AMD liEXlNaTON :Z8 A. H.J 2:9) P. H,
East Walnut Bills. From corner Sycamore and
ruin eireeie every nun nuur.
West Walnut 1Iill (Lano Seminary.) From llo,
138 Svoamore street everv hoHr.
Western Bow and Brighton. From Main and
jrourtn streets every ten minutes.
West IiInd Line. From corner Fourth and Main
to Freeman and Honking streets.
Biveb Hoad and Sedamsvii.i.f. From corner
Broadway and Pearl, and corner Fifth and Sycamore
streets every ten minutes.
. ui. Tun, r KuiiKiun, Am, wijUFiBiA. r rum corner
Broadway and Lower Market-every ten minutes.
Third Street Line. From Newport Ferry to
Fifth street Ferry.
Mount Auburn. From corner Main and Fourth
streets every hour.
Vinb Street Hill and 'Cutton. From corner
Main and Fourth streets every half hour.
' Cuhhinsville. From corner Sixth and Main
streets every half hour.
Covington. From corner Fifth and Walnut streets
Post Oppice, Western Bow ANn Clinton Street.
From corner Fourth and Vine every ten minutes.
Sharon, Mason, Lebanon, and Monboe. Daily, at
2 V . M.-from 100 Walnut street.
Harrison. Daily, at 8 A. M., and 2 P. M., (Sab
bntn excepted) from 169 Walnut street. j
B jookville Dally, (Sabbath excepted,) at 8 A.
M. from 169 Walnut street. '
.Bat avi a anu Georgetown. Duily, (Sabbath ex
cepted,) at 'Hi, P. M. from Broadway and Lower
AIM. A fit tit
Venice and New London. Dally, (Sabbath ex
cepted,) at 2 P. M.-from 169 Walnut street.
Montgomery. From corner Ninth and Sycamore
streets Dally, (Sabbnth excepted,) at 2, P. M.
Avondale. From 171 Walnut street, 8, 10,11, A. M
Baptist. First Baptist Ch arch, North sldo Court,
between Mound and Cutter.
High Street Baptist Church, East of City Water
Ninth Street Baptist Church, South side Ninth,
between Vineand Kace. I
Freeman Street Baptist Church, Freeman, near
foot of Fifth street.
Welsh Baptist Chnrch, North side Harrison. 1
linker Street BaptiHt Church, (colored, Soutb side
Burnet, between Walnut and Vine.
Third Street Baptist Church, (colored,) South side
Third, between Kuce and Elm.
Christian, First Christian Church, Longwortli,
between Western Bow and John.
Congregational. First Orthodox Congrega
tional Church, North side Seventh, between Western
Bow and John. 1
. Second Orthodox Congregational Chnrch, East side
Vine, between Eighth and Ninth.
Welsh Congregational Church, Westside Lawrence,
between Third and Fourth. .
Disciples of Christ.-Christian Church, Soutb
westcorner Walnut and Eighth.
Christian Church, Sixth, betwecnSniith and Mound,
Christian Church, between T. P. 13 and 14, Fulton.
Christian Church, (colored , ) North side H arrieon.
Friends. First Friends (Orthodox,) Fifth, be
tween Western Bow and John.
First Friends (ilicksito,) Eifth, between Western
Bow and John.
JewiBhHynflgonBes, Holy Congregation, Chil
dren of lurael, ttouth-eaiit corner Sixth and Broad
way. Holy Congregation, Children of Jeshurun, Lodge,
between Fifth and Sixth.
floly Congregation of United Brethren, Kaco, be
twoen Fourteenth and Fifteenth.
Polish Congregation of the E. K. Adat. Israel,
corner Walnut and Fifth.
Shearlth Israel, corner of Seventh and Walnut.
Methodist Eilacoyal.-AST Cincinnati Dis
trict. Wesley Chapel, North side Fifth, between
Sycamore and BroAdway.
Ninth Street Chapel ie now called Trinity.
Asbury Chapel, South tide Webster, between Main
McKendrie Chapel, (Seventeenth Ward,) Front
West Cincinnati Distbict. Morris Chapel, West
side Plum-strout. botwoen Front and Columbia.
Christie Chapel, North side Court, between Mound
and Cutter. ....
Carr-street Chapel, nest side of Carr-stroet, bo
twoen Eighth-stroet aud Hamilton and Dayton
llaper Chapel, West able Elm, North of Findlay.
Park Street Chapel, South-west corner Park and
York Street Chapel, South-west corner Baymlller
and York. '
Findlay Chapol, Southslde Clinton, botwoen Cutter
Union Chapeli North lido Soventh, between Plum
and Western Bow.
Methodist Protcstant.-First Methodist Trot
cstant Church, Sixth, between Vine aud Bace.
Second Methodist Protestant Church,. Elm, be
tween Fifteenth and Liberty.
George Street Church, George, between Cutter and
Mew Jerusalem. Tomplo.Lougworth, between
BaceandKlin. . ..'...
Presbyterinn Old School. First Prosby torlan
Church, Fourth, between Main and Walnut.
Fourth Fresbytorian Church, North aido High
street, near Klllton line.
Fifth I'resbytoriau Church, South-east corner Sev
enth and Elm.
Seventh PresbyterlanChnrch, Westside Broadway,
t,Atur,un Vonrth and Fifth.
Central Presbyterian Church, North-west corner
Bnrr and Mound.
Ninth Presbyterian Church, Outtor, between Clin
ton and Belts.
u..ahvi.rlitn-New School. Second Presbvto.
rlau Chnrch, South side Four tli, brtweea Vineand
Third Presbyterian Churtli, Bouth-west corner
Fourth and John.
i,r,th Pr..hvtnHan Chorsh. fin vonth. between
Linn and Baymlller. , . ,
Tabernacle Presbyterian Church, corner John and
Protestant Episcopal. Christ's Ohnreh.North
side Fourth, between Sycamore sad Broadway.
St. Paul's Chnrch, South side Fourth, between
Main and Walnut. '
St. John's Church, South-seat corner Plum and
Trinity Church, corner Pendleton and Liberty.
Chnrch ortho Advent,(nobuilding,) Wnlniitllills.
Church of the Atonement, corner Blchmond and
Chnrch of the Redemption, Clin ton.betweou West
ern Bow and John. . . .
Roman CatlioHe.-St. Augustlnos, Bank street.
St. Peter's Cathedral, South-west corner Plum and
Ktfi.' Fr'aneii Xavler's, West side Sycamore between
'Sixth and Seventh. , , . K ,
St. Patrick's, North-east corner Third and mill.
St. Michael's West side of Mlllcreek.
Christ's Church, Fulton. . , t
Holy Trinity, Soutb sldo Fifth, between Smith and
St. Mary's, south-east corner Jackson and Thir-
'Ht.'paul's, South-east corner Spi lag and Abigail.
St, John Baptist, corner Bremen and Green.
St. Joseph, South-east corner Linn and Laurel.
St. Philomeua, North side Pearl, between Pike and,
B8t!eThomas, West lido Bycamors, between Fifth
and Sixth. , . -
ITnitarlnn.-First Unitarian Church, South-west
corner Fourth and Bsc. ii.-: i i
IlDlversallst.-Flrst Universal 1st Chnrch, Ems
Side Plum, between Fourth and Fifth. ; ,
Second Vnlversaliet Church, corner Sixth and
NEWS AND GOSSIP.
rlh news from Yaneiuela announcei
the total defeat of the Revolutionist! in that
eountry. :., , . . , ,
SPromenade oonoertt for the benefit of
ohurohea have become suite fashionablo in San
"Colonel Benton onco taid that Mr.
Douelas'scoat-tail was too close te the ground
for him ever to be President. .
5?JTlia flrannllald (ITIirliland Cnuntv. (1
Fair will be held on the 12th, 13th and Htb, of
the present month.
!HSA Reimblican editor out West save his
party is on the verge of a precipice, but calls
on tnem to march ittadily ahead.
-FlliAriath Citv. N. fl.. has a rnniiloilnn
of ova thoaiand louls, and yet has bat one
nigni policeman. i
. , JEJrThs Sons of Malta In New York have
made arrangements to celebrate the "festival
of the seven cardinals," on the 11th of the
:' ." .,;!-. r ,
"Baron Liebig lays that the quantity of
toap ooaiumed by a community is a eood test
Of its olvilliation. The prinoiple holdi true of
individual! also, - , -j....,- ... .
JtThe Chicago Tribune thinks that Mrs.
La Vert is probably the beautiful and accom
plished Southern literary lady who is about
to try her fortune on the stage.
JFor accommodating the Emprcaa of
rtussia ana ner suite in nis Hotel lor one
night only, a landlord in Boslo charged
"Tho New York correspondent of tho
New Orleans Crescent thinks that the Hon.
"VV. C. Rives, of Virginia, has a chance of
uomg nommatca a ine uppositton canui
date for tho Presidency, and of being cloctod.
'S Jacob Bowman, ono of tho pioneers of
Duvrn county, aiea a tew days since at the
ripe age of eighty-two years. Christiana
Walker, also ono of tho oldest settlers of
titark, died on the loth ult- ,
yjWm. T. Weaver, son-in-law of Rev,
Chat. B. Parsons, and for several years a
member of the City Couneil of Lonisville, Ky.,
aiea in mat oity, alter a lingering illness on
8T'lli Dollie Button, the smallest girl in
the world, of her age., being nine years old and
twenty-six Inches high, and welching only
thirteen pounds, is giving levees in Providence,
An old toper, chancing to drink a glass
of water, for want of something stronger,
smacked hli lips and turned to one of his com
panion!. "Why, it don't taste badly. I have
no aouot it ii wnoieiome for females sod cnib
"The Literary Association of Prince.
ton, N. J., has oli'ered Mr. James Gordon
Bennett $100 for a lecture. He refuses, sav
ing that the time is worth $5,000 to him, and
that lecturing is the business of none but
p3ln awarding tho premium of three silver
spoons to three babies born at on birth, who
were exhibited at the reoent National Fair in
Chicago, President Tilghman delivered a speech
concluding with the advice.- "Go thou and do
likewiae. , -,, . !
35SrA grocer latoly cot painted two lareo
T'i on his chimney, the one black, and the
other green, to intimate that he sells black
and green tea. This resembles a telegraph
message . from Wall-street one " days "Is
there- any news'" The answer was a
fflThere is to bo a grand tcullor's race
for the championship of the United States,
on the ltlth met., on Charles River, near
Boston. The most distinguished oarsmen of
jxew l oric and tne British rrovmccs are ex
pected to be present. The champion prize is
k ce t z3v in goia, ana two nags.
S-Tho cholera .has carried off sixteen
hundred persons in Hamburg this summer
nine hundred in July. It has rased seriously
in the Duchies of Mecklenburg. One little
town of twenty-five hundred inhabitants has
oeen almost depopulated. , .
DJohn French, Esq.,. one of the oldest
merchants in Boston, died on Sunday, tho
2d inst., nt tho age of eighty-nine years. He
retired trom ousiness twenty-live years ago.
Mr. French was a member lrom the Twoli'th
Ward of the first Common Council after the
establishment of the city charter in 1823.
' 3E3There is in 'the County Infirmary at
Columbus, Ohio, an old woman of eighty-nine
years, called the "last of the Mohicans," be
oause she is the last of a family of twenty
four, equally celebrated for their longevity and
laziness, nearly all of whom have lived and
died In various poor-houses in Ohio. ;
EirThe friends of Dr. Moriarty, the im
mense physician to the charitable institu
tions of Boston, celebrated a,- "silver wed
ding" on tho twenty-fifth anniversary of the
Doctor's marriago, on Monday. The Mayor
and Common Council participated. The
great Doctor woighs four hundred and six
r0Slnoe 1847, it is said that over forty
thousand coolies have been brought into Cuba,
one hundred and sixteen vessels boing engaged
in the trade. The vessel! belong to eleven
different nations, the greatest number being
British the next Amerioan; France and Spain
have an equal number engaged in the nefarious
Mr. II art is,' the Amerioan Consul at
Japan, has been presented with a magnificent
gold snuff-box by Queen Victoria. The box
about six inohes iu length, four in width, and
two in depth, and ii of wrought gold, hand
somely washed. On the top is the Queen's
cipher surrounded by a wreath of diamonds.
The gift is a most splendid one, and is valued
Tho Mayor of Richmond, Va., has
given public notice that he will give, $10 re
ward for every watchman's baton brought
his .Court next morning, if the same has been
taken from the watchman while asleep dur
ing hours of duty. To gentlemen who per
ambulate during the sleeping hours of the
night, this oilers a fine scope Tor making an
aThe Alton (111.) Conner learns that five
slaves recently escaped from Missouri and made
their way across the Mississippi into Randolph
County. On Sunday night, 18th Inst., their
pursuers overtook them about live miles from
Chester, and find on them as they attempted
to escape. One of them fell mortally wounded,
with about two hundred shot In his body, and
died on Thursday morning following. Two of
those who esoaped were alio wounded.
' ' EsTThe Sunday car question has taken
new direction ,in Pittsburg. Heretofore it
hat been, a car question, pure and slmplo; it
is now becoming mixed up with private car
riages, and no less than thirteen affidavits
were made on Sunday at the Mayor's office,
in Pittsburg, against different citizens,
charging them with a breach of Vhe Sunday
law, in causing their carriages to be driven
through -the streets. . Among those com
plained of the name of the Chief Justice of
the State appears. Dr. Lyman, pastor of
Trinity Chursh, was also summoned before
the Mayor, charged wjth having liis car
riage on the street on Sunday.
An incident of thrilling and almost terrible
interest, eomblning in itself all the palpitating
chances of hair-breadth escapes and the
itrange, romantio ventures of that wiord sem
blance of life, somnambulism, is thus rolated
by tho Detroit Free Prtu as having; ooourrod
in that oity a few nights ago:
The soene was on Catherine-street, at the
residence of Mr. Israel More ton. At about
half-past two A. Mi he was awakened by a
knocking at the front door, and found a man
on the steps, who, in a very Incoherent and
excited manner requested him to walk across
tne street ana look at the top of bis house.
He deolined, and was about retiring, suspiolous
of foul play, when his eye caught a moving
snauow on iront oi tne opposite house, it in
dicated that some moving, living thing was
walking noiselessly along the narrow ridge of
bis roof. An indiscribable ohill orept over
him. The shadow stole aoross the front of tho
opposite building, and was lost for a moment
in tne darkness, and then crept into view
again, returning in an opposite direction, with
the same slow, gliding motion. His oompanion
had regained the opposite side-walk, and stood
gating up in silence, seemingly struck speech
less with horror, and with trembling steps Mr.
Moreton gained his side, when his gaze fell, on
a form shrouded from head to foot in a long,
white night dress, about which a mass of long
bair fell in wild oonfusion.
. The spcotral form paced slowly to and fro on
the narrow ridge-board which covered the ap
pex of the roof, approaohing in frightful prox
imity of tho abrupt termination at the ends,
and calmly turning about to retraoe the dis
tance. The house was a high one, and a mis
step cr a step too far would have plunged the
night-walker down to certain destruction.
The walker occasionally raised her hand to
her head, as though engaged in thought or
troubled with pain. The bead always main
tained the same position. A ohimney stood
directly in the middle of the roof, around
whioh she passed with ease, placing one hand
upon its top, and walking down the sloping
roof to get around. Once, in this spectral
walk, she paused at the edge of the roof, and
looked straight ahead.
A waving movement of the right hand
accompanied the act, when the walk was again
renewed. The same spot was reached again
a few moments after, when the figure again
paused, and again gazed out into the darkness,
end then, with a slow motion, stretohed cut a
hand, and with outspread fingers clutched at
something whioh had no existence exoept In
the fevered mind of the sleeper. The other
hand was then extended in like manner, and
the body went forward In such a way that the
upper portion hung over the abyss, while the
fingers reached out, until there was no further
reaching, and then clutched again with a
quick, convulsive snatcn, and were withdrawn.
The form was motionloss a moment, and then
commenced Its walk again, continuing as far
as the middle of the roof, when it turned
toward the rear of the house, and moving
down the slope ol the root, was lost to sight.
Mr. Moreton recognized the features and
form of his servant girl, about eighteen, named
Jane Mooney. She descended through a sky
light to her own room. Hastening in, he
aroused his wife, and went with her to the
girl s room, and found her sitting en the side
of the bed, wide awake, and in a state ot maa
bordering on dostraotion. She had no knowl
edge of the occurrence, but bad been awakened
by the noise of her employer entering the
house, and found herself standing in the mid
dle of her own room in the condition desoribed.
The girl had been suffering from a brain
fever, from which sue was graauauy reoover
Our Kentucky Methodist Neighbors.
At a reoent Kentucky Annual Conforonce of
the Methodist Episoopal Church South, held at
Georgetown, Kentucky, appointments were
mads as follows:
Covington District. T. P. C. Sheiman, P,
E Covington, Robert Hiner; Latonla Mis
sion, Orson Long; Newport, John W. Cun
ningham; Alexandria, William H. Winter;
Falmouth, Kphriam M. Cole; Millersburg,
Daniel Stevosson; Millersburg Female College
Institute, Georgo S. Savage; Paris and North
Middleton, William T. F. Spruill T. F. Van
Meter, supernumerary; Cynthlana and Rud
dell's Mills, B. F. Sedwick; Carlisle, W. W.
Chamherlin; Warsaw, William 13. Kavanaugh;
Owenton and Eagle Creek Mission, Jesso B.
Look; Crittenden, Elkanah Johnson, L. C.
Dunley, supernumerary; Burlington, William
I. Snively; Editor of Hume Circle and Sunday
School Vuitor, resident at Nashville, and con
nected with the Quarterly Confcronco of the
Scott-street Charge, in Covington, Lorenzo D.
aCTThe London Globe says in roference to
the North-western Boundary dispute:
The claim advanced by the United States is
a geographical question, and it is to be settled
by the application of geographical scionoe to
the terms of the convention of 1846, which es
tablished the forty-ninth parallel of north lat
itude as the boundary between the Territories
of the two countries from the Rooky Mountains
to the channel which separates Vancouver's
Island from the oontinent, and thenco through
the middle ef the ohannol and the Strait of San
Juan de Fuoa to the ocoan. This is a question
which turns upon facts and upon the interpre
tation of a treaty stipulation read by tho light
of those facts. It was to aseertian the faots
that her Majesty's Government appointed
Captain Prevost Commissioner; the instruc
tions to those gentlomen were simply a repi
tition of the terms of the troaty. The
Question itself is not quite new; it is as old as
the present year 18jV, and there oan be no
doubt that the two uovernments win see to its
just and amicable settlement.
BSt was for a long tiuio supposed that
Mount Washington, ofthe White Mountain
?roup, was the highest peak east of ' the
tocky Mountains. But this honor must now
be dennitciy conierrea upon oniony juoun-
. I. -i : , .1 T1 1 . If
and situated in Jackson County, North Car
olina, near the Tennessee line. Professor
John lie Come, ol Boutb Carolina college,
accompanied by Mr. Clingraan and Mr.
Buckley, has made accurate barometric ob
servations of tho various hights composing
this group, during the past summer. These
gentlemen, and Professor Guyot, have ascer
tined that North Carolina has no less than
fifteen peaks higher than Mount wasninir'
ton. According, to Captain Cram, of the
United States Coast Survey, the hight of
Mount Washington is o,iVi leet. The eleva
tion of Smoky Mountain is 6,737 feet.
Jf-The great problem of the sonroe of the
Nile7 which has oooupied the attention of the
world during so many agei, may now be con
sidered as definitely solved. Captain Speke,
who has just returned to England from an ex
tended tour in Central Afrloa, in company with
Captain Burton, discovered a lake, called by
the natives Nyanta, but by the Arabs Ukerewe,
whioh appears to be the great reservoir of the
Nile. It extends from two degrees thirty min
utes south, to three degrees thirty minutes
north latitude, lying across the equator in east
longitude thirty-three degrees. Its waters are
the (trainings of numerous hills whioh sur
round it on almost every side. The new lake
washes out the Mountains of tho Moon as at
present existing in our atlases.
Gas Manufactured from Water.
It was mentioned a day or two ago that a
successful trial of gas, manufactured from wa
ter, took place at Wilmington, Delaware, ou
Saturday evening. A number of toientifio
mon and sevoral persons connocted. with the
Philadelphia Gas Work?, were present. Ac
cording to the NerW American, the experiment
was so successful tho new gas so much more
brilliant than that made from coal that the
Northern Liberties Gas Company has deter
mined to substitute this new prooess for tbo
one it has been hitherto using. The cost of
this new gas, it is stated, will be from thirty to
fifty cents per thousand feet, and will save
nine-tenths of the labor and expense of erect
ing coal gas worki. The theory of the
process is said to be si follows:
Water, as steam, is decomposed by being
passed over red-hot charooal, and the resulting
gases (hydrogen, carbonio oxide, and light car
buretted hydrogen,) are chemioally oombined
with heavy oarburetted hydrogen, or light
giving gas, by the decomposition of resin or
ooal vapor, simultaneously with, and in the
presence of, the decomposition of tho vapor of
water. At the Wilmington Gas Works, are
now three water-gas retorts, aggregating only
one twenty-seventh of thcoubical area of their
coal-gas rotorts, yet more productive than tho
whole of their present eoal-gss apparatus',
making one thousand two hundred to ' ono
thousand eight hundred feet per hour. Tbo
gas manufactured is superior in color and
strength of flame to that produced from ooal.
Rosin is used as the oabonizing element, re
quiring from twenty-five to forty pounds for
every thousand foot of gas, whioh is free from
sulphur or nitrogen, and has an odor rather
agreeable than otherwise.
An Auburn Convict.
Tho fatal error of commencing a life of
crime is illustrated iu tho lifo and punish
ment of George B. Moody, Who has been
confined for two years in the State Prison at
Auburn, New York, for fraud and forgery in
passing off sevoral fraudulent checks, par
porting to be drawn by a Missoui banking
house on tho American Exchange Bank,
New York. His time having expired, be is
to be brought on a requisition to Kentucky.
It is said that Moody, since, his imprison
ment at Auburn, has conducted himself in
the most unobjectionable manner, and has
won the confidence and friendship, to a very
considerable degree, of the officials. He is
employed as a clerk in the hospital.
Letters written by Moody to his wife, since
his arrest at Rochester, New York, speak of
large deposits ol specie, tne avails ol his
forgeries, in the earth, in the neighborhood
of Memphis, Tennessee, and West Point,
Kentucky; vai, in roference to an applica
tion of his wife for a divorce, he expresses a
design to take their only child, a little girl,
and sk a home in Italy.
This offender commenced his career at
Grand Rapids, Michigan, as a clerk in the
Postoffice, where it is charged that he ap
propriated the funds of the office to his own
use. He is reputably connocted there, and
his wife is now staying with her husband's
Outrage on a Boston Vessel.
Captain Goodridge, of tho bark Hazard
arrived at this port jostcrdny, irom the CoaBt
of Afrioa, reports having been fired into by
Brltith steamer. The following is his state
ment: On the 8th of May, as we were running
north with studding sails on both sides, made
a two-masted steamer steering for us, and
showing English colors. We run up the Ameri
oan flag to the peak, and it blew out well.
When about a mile off, and being forward of
our starboard bsam, she nred a gun. We kept
on, and in about fifteen minutes she fired a
shotted gun. The shot went over our deck,
between the fore and main masts. Hove the
bark to, and the steamer sent a boat along
side with two officers, who inquired the vessel's
name, mastor, Sta. We declined permitting
them to oome en board, telling them they had
exceeded their orders. Asked them how thoy
came to fire into us, when our flag was up.
Thoy replied, "D n your Hag we want to
see your papers!" When about leaving, they
asked if we wanted them to enter any oom-
in their log. We replied "No." Bid
Bee, Oct. 5.
gTDuring the military encampment at
Lewiston, Tenn., a tragedy occurred, result
ing in the death of Mr. Plutlo of the Sioux
Valley Guards. It appears that on Friday
night last, an attack by rowdies was appre
hended, and tho guards wore ordered to let
no one pass without the countersign. Ed
ward Mills, a member of the Patterson In
fantry, of Juniata County, being on guard,
was approached by a man, between nine
and ten o'clock, whom ho ordered to stand.
Tho man passed on, and Mills, in attempting
to charge, stumbled to the ground, the
musket being accidentally discharged. The
musket contained a largo nail, which en
tered the body of the man, who afterward
proved to be Mr. Platte. He died a few days
after, and Mill was acquitted by the camp
SrWe have nows from Venezuela to tho
loth ult. Tho French charge det ajj'airte had
been sent out of the country on two days'
notice. His opposition to the existing gov
ernment, and participation in the lato bloody
revolution, arc the causos allegod for driving
mm away, uenerai iiuotn, wuu tne govern'
mont forces, had taken the town of Mar
guetia, near Loguayra. liarcelona had been
retaken, and the government forces were
everywhere victorious. The revolutionists,
or rather robbers, had committed the most
outrageous excesses, murdering and plunder
ing to a fearful extent. From present ac
counts, However, tneir tnumpn is at an cna,
3rMr. Ward, an Amorican, says the
London Exprett, has just patented an inven
tion of a new oode of signet telegraphs for the
ocean marine service, by which he expect!
be able to transmit news between Amerioa and
England In five days. The latest news will
telegraphed from tho lighthouse at Cape Race
to the passing steamer, on Sunday, whioh will
signal the intelligence to the station at Cape
Clear on the following Friday. To New York
and London, from these places, the communica
tion will, of course, be oyer the eleotrlo wires,
and In this way news will be only five days
transitu between London and New York City.
A LlFRTIHR OF SUFFIRIHO TBI SKBI,ITe!(
Man. At Clarkson, in the State of New York,
it has been made known that an aged lady
resides, who, for the past thirty years, has
been constantly at the bedside of a suffering
son, now in hii fiftieth year. At the age
twenty he became affeoted by disease, perhaps
from exposure in too frequent swimming; he
has been bedridden for full thirty years.
Oliver Baboon k, this "skeleton man' wai
born In New England in 1811. His sired
father survives, and ia devoted in the care
his luOering "boy."
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' , Job Printing; ,
in all Its branches, dens with neatness and dlipeteb.
FAL.L. AND WINTER
Have sew Is store a large sad sslest iteefc ef HA.
FliS ssd FAN0I Dm foOBI, vhiefc. for ex teat
and variety, is nusarpassed, Tin-
A large r.nd general stock of Bometttc
Woolen and Cotton Geods.
A splendid line of very rleh Drees Seoda,
in Silks, Delaines! Mertnees, ai.d other
fabrics of newest style.
Cloths, Cassimercs and TesliJigs, la
A complete steek of White eoCs, En
broideries and Liae tecs, ef ear
A very extensive ateek ef lVejty aa4
Variety Geods, Shawls, Hatierj,
at" We shall be in daihjr receipt ef oil a-w and rie-
sirahl floods daring the asasra, and d, air I he
placed in competition with any bases, Xaot sr West,
braawasjinapQeorstefk. . u smfiAun
WM. A. KING'S
HEBRON'S SEMINARY BUILDIN9,
Seventh-street, between Waluntand Vine. (Km.
cliinati, Ohio. Kvoning (JiaJS cnnuneneini Monday,
iffitliinat. Uook-keening taught as applied to every
department of trade, llusiuew and Ornamental Pea-
majnsuij). mi ana diamine Bpecimojs. ipppaatt
(Successor to Caldwell A Galther,)
90 WEST SIXTH-STREET,
Is Frtpnrcd to do all kinds of number
Work on Short Notice,
oetbw E. aAlTHKB, Bnperintenteat,
MADAME ELLIS, M. D., HAS FOUND
at lent Hint what the Ladies have leng needed
and lookod for in vain, the Uterine Klixir.
The Uterine Klixir Is warranted to cure nil dis
eases of a Uterino Nature; inflammation of the
Womb, the Kidneys, the Ovaries, and the llrethrs,
Prolapsus or Falling of the Womb, Painfnl Menstru
ation, Chlorosis, Amenorrhea: in fact, a perfect our
is gnarranteed bvtbe use of from two to live bottles
of the Klixir, of anr disraeo whatever of the Gener
ative and Urinary Organs, of male or female, n
ni niter of how longstanding. Price Si per Bottle.
Madame KLLIS calls partioitlar attention to the
following Cord of one of the moat proniiueat Di 8
gists of Cincinnati.
"To TUB PCBLICIKD TUB IADIIS IN PaBTIOSUB.
We, the undersigned, are not in the habit of giving
our name to Patent Medicines; but knowing well the
Lady l'hysician, and the medicine called the Ftarhe)
Klixir, we cheerfully rernmmend It to all females
sufferlug from Female Diseases of anr kind; It is
purely vegetable, and in no case can do injury! we
say to all try, and our word for it. yon will And re
lief. ' F. D. llllh, Srnfiaist,
te27 "Corner of Firth and Bace-straett."
MADAME ELLIS'S SPANISH SIMU
LATING BALSAM cures, without fail, pains
i Breast. Back, Side or Limbs; Coughs, Ueldn,
Hoarseness, Difficulty of Breaihing, Beadaehe. Flat
ulency, Heartburn, Chronic Rheumatism, filllfass
(Jholic, Cramp Uholic, Griping Painsof the Bowels,
Sullni'ss, 8tupor, Inactivity, Loss of Appetite, and
in Painful Menstruation it Is a certain cure, and
gives immediate relief. In any of the above diseeers
it will give relief in tweuty imnntes, and a perma
nent cure bf the use of two bottles. Only Motets
per bottle so cheap that every person can get It,
Either of the above medicines to be had of F. B.
HILL, Drugqiat, corner of Baca and Fifth-streets;
and EDWARD SUA rl LAN ft CO., Drngulatii N. R.
corner of Main and Fourth-streetsi oroi BB1GBAM
A CO., Manufacturers, No, 21 East Vosrth-street,
Oinoinnati, O. sejr ay
NOTICE TO WR1CT0RS.
THE UNDERSIGNED ARE PRBPARED
to deliver In Cincinnati, la aay eaa titles
LIMESTONE of the best quality, from twe inches
to two feet thick. We have the
Best liimcstone Cu.irrics
In the West, and will make It to the Interest ef
parties using Cnrb-etone, Flag-stone. Croat, Walk.
andUutter-stone.Capsand Sills, eVater Table, Kaoge
stone, Monument Bases, 0yto eorroapond with as
and learn our prlees. BUOKKR, UUNLA P CO..
sepflbw Greenueld, Highland County, Ohio.
FRONT -STREET FACTORY
No. 167 last Front Btroet. bt. Pike and BatUr-it'i,
HAVING PITTED UP THE PREMISES
with the most improved kind of machinery, I
am prepared to furnish, at short notice, all kinds ef
House and Steamboat, Carpenter and Joiner's work.
Sash, Blinds, Doors, Frames and Moldings, ot all
desrriptinns. Rteambnat Lumber, Weather-hoard-ng,
Shingles, Biding, Flooring, o kept constantly
on hitni. Parttanlttr attention Mlid to Blanlnz. rin-
R iniand scroll sawing. Heavy framing lumber caa
e pinned and li ned 40 feet long and 30 inches wl4e.
imi pinnei, ,iu iiui. "w ivw. u,iih,uu Mini m wiiw.
Persons about to build, will Had it to tbetr edves-
tags to live me a call
w ja. jun nn,
Portable Grinding and Bolting
Corn and Feen Mills
OF ALL SIZES, CAST IN STRONO IRON
Frames, cast solid, both upper and under ran
norx. Hmut Machines, lour Packers. Bolting Cloth
Belting, Ac, Portable Engines and Boilers.
W. W. HAMER & CO.,
N. E. Cor. Western-row and Columbia-street:
ST Circnlars sent on applies tioa with postage
NO. 278 MAIN STREET, BETWEEN
B I XT II AND SEVENTH, Manufacturer and
Importer of Soaps, Perfumery and Fancy Goods, has
Jut received, per steamer, a lot of Porte Monnlaes.
Cigar Coses, Brushes, Combs, Perfumery, Beef Mar
row ami Fancy Uouds of all descriptions; also acorn-
ilete attortment of Handkerchief Extracts, which
ie is prepared to sell at a figure loweT than any other
dealerln the city. Also, received this day from Hew
York, a large lot of David's Blue and Black Writing
and Marking Inks which the subscriber will be able
to sell at manufacturer's prices. Jobbers and re
tailers will please call In end examine before pur
All kinds of Extracts at
25 CENTS PER BOTTLE.
Bemember ths place,
378 Maln-st,, Bet. Sixth and Seventh.
COAL OIL LAMPS. THE SUBSCRIBER
has just received, from Boston, an entire new
assortment of Ooal Oil Lamps and Improved Burners,
preventing the smoke, so mueh of an annoyance te
consumers. Also, the best article of Burning Oil
ever ottered In tkis market, free fromsraokeerssisll.
v. a. im in.
Ne. 1 College Building,
Walnst-it., bet. losrth sad Fifth.
Dixon's Vegetable Fills
THESE PILLS ARE COMPOSED EN
TIRELY of vegetable substance. They ars
sngar-soated, and superior to any other for Headache
and Billions alfvotioiis. For sale by.
KKfl- IM. IJ1AUN.
eel-aw North-sent corner of fifth and JBajn..
Pure Coal OiL
JUST RECEIVED AND fOR SALE, AT
One Dollar par galloB, by M
J. M. Da WBIN, wrooer,;
aepUan ew last Front-street,