1 H EtP E N.NT.PRE S S
It pntdtahed dallr, ( Boategri eeted.f by .,
FRANCISCO fc CALDWELL, . .
if ios-o. H" wiiT-rooata it's i tr
im PINHT FBXSBli delivered to subscribers la
Cincinnati, Oorlngton and Newport, and tar
ronndlm cities and towns, at tha ex
tretnely low price of
BIX C1HTS A WIIK, PAT1BLI TO OABBIBB.
Blmla ooples le.; 1 month Mo.; 8 months tl; 1 year 4.
oania iiitb akd tki-stuiti.'
font A. BLULaa,Ja....M.,JolaIiMMandlbaa(er.
Benefit of Mr. P. RIchlngi,
And lut appearance of Mr. and Mies BI0HIHGB.
RATTJRDAY EVEHINO, Dec. 3, will be presented
Mrs. Mowatt's great American comedy of
Oa, AaiiTOoaaor of Nsw Tobc.
Adam Trueman ......Rlchlnm
Gertrude...... - Mia 0. Etchings
Bnobeon .............. .........Kllsler
Count Joliinaitre ....., ... ,......,...,..Itead
Mr. Tiffany m.....,,....,m........ ......Hann
JMi'linette .. Hri. ISllsler
J'rmlence Uiaa Denham
After which Hiss Blchinga will aing " La Marseil
lalae." To be followed by
THE BONNIE FISH-WIFE.
Miss Thistledown, 1 M, . oi-hln
Muftgle McFarland, f ..." Bicmnga
To conclude with the patriotic allegory of
fieneral Washington . Peter Bichln&s
(loddessof Liberty -....Mia Blchinga
In which she will aing our National Anthem,
In active rtbearaal, anew and surgeons spectacle,
including an inconceivable display ot Eastern and
Oriental magnificence. Also, one of the moat inter
esting and poworfitl of dramas, written oxpressfy for
this theater. Sue notice wilt be given of ita first
aMTDoora open at tfii Curtain rites at 7 o'clock.
P r i oca or A dm ission Dreaa Circle and Parqnette,
Hloenta; Gallery, gicents. -
JAT I O N ALT H E ATE R.
Benefit of Mr. J. B. Roberta.
THIS (Saturday) EVENING. December 3, will be
acted Bhakspoare's great tragedy of , . ;;
RICHARD III. v "
Kichartl III... J. B. Roberts
Riclimond U. Stuart
Duke of Buckingham .Vanderon
Queen Elizabeth - Mrs. Vanderen
Dance by - Mlse Jennie Bight.
To conclude with villi the last act of
FAUST AND MARGUERITE.
JMephletophiloa.-. Mr. J. B. Roberts
Sarot (an aged Scholar.' Mr. 0. Stuart
arguerlte - Alias A. Graham
THE NEW NATIONAL HOTEL, adjoining the
Theater, it now open for the reception of guests.
Booms can be obtained by the day or week, and
Deals furnished at all hours
NOT10B. Tradesman and others are cautioned
against fnrnishing any articles for the theater with,
out a written order, signed by I he Manager.
Cbas. M. Barraa Manager.
!. B. Conway..... Htage Director.
, Great BUI for Saturday Hlght.
THIS (Saturday) EVENING, Deo. 3, will be' pre
sented Schiller's great play ofv , u
Charles de Moor.- Conway
Maximilllan de Moor Lanagan
Hwitzer - Wight
Roller , Arnold
Amelia Urs. Conway
To conclude with
A PLEASANT NEIGHBOR.
Christopher Strap..,.., u Bavldge
Nancy Btrap .....nli" froctor
Pbices or Anmssiow. Parquette Circle, Parqnette
and Balcony, 60 cents; Amphitheater, 24 cents;
Private Boxes tor eight persons, $)).
Doors open at DM o'clock : commence at Vi.
sJox (JUice open from 10 A. M. until 4 P. M ., where
aeatacan be secured. J. F. HERBERT, Tress' r.
fMITH A, NIXON'S HALL,
FOB TWO NIGHTS ONLY i
Friday and Saturday Evenings,
DECEMBER 2 AND 3.
The Old Hundred!
OB" 1EIV RNRLANI),
(En route for New Orleans,)! ADIK8 and GENTLE
MEN Vocalists, including
MISS JENNY TW1TCHKLL,
Tha diatingnished young New England Contralto,
PROP. D. C. HALL, :
The renowned Soloist on the Golden Bugle.
- Mil. RODOLPHUS HALL, ;
The eminent Cornet and Clarionet performer. :
With their splendid i
ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS,
. , Will all appear In
Costumes of a Century Ago.
ADMISSION .THIRTY CENTS.
Doors open at 7 o'clock. Concert to commence at
1 P. M.
On SATURDAY, at 3 o'clock, .
Grand Musical Assembly
Children in the afternoon , .....Ten Cents.
no29el . '
IKST SOCIAL COTILLON PARTY
OF THE SEASON Given by 3. OBAM-
DLI and F. LONG, at the
QUEEN city HALL,
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On the 9th of December, 1359.
C'osimittei or AnnANoKwxini W. E. Helman, L.
Boblnion.W. J. James, A. Thorpe.
MANAOKBS-Sergeant J. B. Moore, W. Wollenhop,
F. P, IMtchon, I, Dltchen, J. Flugg, W. Welst. ;
Capt. H. F. HABDEEN, Chief.
W. J. STEPHENSON, Aas't Chief.
Positively no gentleman admitted without a lady
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io.i 306 Vlne-nreet.
(Hnccestor to Knowlton A Tail.)
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that he has established a regular depot for the
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York ; also Lake Fish from Cleveland and Randnskrl
tnaethar wltb (Jlams and Oysters In the shall, Loo-
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PEN AND SCISSORS.
&5rlh ladies of Rlohmond, Va., are about
to form a Southern Rights Assooiation.
S-Lydia Maria Child li to writo the life
of John Brown, oa behalf of his family.
3tTMr. Thaokoray is now in London, bus;
with preparations for Jaunobing the Cornhlll
Magosine with the new year.
JYi8u.jc temps is announced to givo his
last oonoert in Vienna. lie will retire from
JE"The new Opora-houso in New Orleans
opened on Thursday evoniog with Meyerbeer's
pS" Punch says that as thoro is no IIoubs of
Lords in America, a Yankee is justified in
bragging about his "Peerless Country."
MSB-Yesterday, the day of tho execution of
John Brown, was the anniversary of the Na
poleonic coup d'etat.
"During the past week 359 emigrants
arrived at New York, and $2,258 87 were re
ceived for commutation of passengers.
5ff-Count the ticking of a clock; do this
for one hour, and yon will be glad to pull off
your ooat the next hour, and work like a
i S&Five fugitive slaves arrived in Green
field, Mass., by . the Underground Railroad,
on Thanksgiving morning, from Virginia, en
their Way to Canada.
; Benjamin Iubs, a young man, shot
hisosolf near Richmond, Va., a day or two
ago, while running down the charge of his
gun. His body was horribly mutilated.
ifSf JaineB N. Taylor, jr., of Fort Valley,
Geo., accidentally shot himself through the
heart while hunting a few days since near
that village. , ,
?"Thoiiias Quinn, formerly a pastor - in
New England, was sentenoed to the ohaln
gang, at Memphis, Tenn., recently, for drunk
enness, ' ' ;
trN. J. Bond, of Trenton, Illinois, has
in his possession the tomahawk leoamseh
dropped when he fell at the battle of the
6STAn "infernal maohine," says the Bed
ford (Va.) Sentinel, constructed upon a some
what novel plan, was recently found secreted
in the stable of Wm. L.Holt, of that place.
v BsT-Slbley, the elerk in New Orleans, who
lost $10,000 in bank-notes and bills of ex
change last week, has had the package returned
to him by a youth in the employ of Isaao
Bloom t Co.
"Eenry Cowing, said to be the inventor
of the steam plough, was arrested in Hanover
County, Va., on Friday, for tampering with
slaves, bat from the want of white testimony,
jptfj. Manning, a turnpike contractor,
was thrown to the ground nearEinmittsburg,
Md., recentlywhile assisting to geL a hog into
a alaushter-houee. and died the next dav of
hit injuries. ,
9A man named Henry Jackson went to
the house of one of his neighbors, in Panola
County, Miss., recently, and shot bim, killing
him instantly. Jackson had not been appre
hended at last aocouuts.
thieving negro belonging to Wm.
Eagle, of Frederiok County, Md., was killed a
few nightsjsince by a large wheel, which, while
he was groping around in the dark for some
thing to steal, In Washe's mill, fell npon and
Ah Arohtmouh Slandirir SRViREt-T Cow
hipbd bt Two Womkn in XiRiA. An indi
vidual named John Patterson, who has been a
resident in Xenia for several years a man of
bout fifty years of age, and the father of a
family met, a day or two ago, with a well
doBerved punishment, in the shape of a vig
orous oownlding from two women, for writing
anonymous letters, in whioh one of them was
most vilely slandered, and by which the otbor,
In being made their recipient, was grossly in
tuited. The women, having deteoted the
fellow in his filthy business, invited him to
their house, and, after oompelling him in the
presence of witnesses to retraot, chastised bim
most severely. The scoundrel, a widower,
had been a suitor for the hand of one of the
women, and, having beon rejected, he adopted
the dastardly, means we have mentioned of
Brutal Murdkbop aTVipkbt hibHushaxd.
Last week Robert Corley, residing in Gibson
County, Tenn., pretending that his wife, a
young and very handsome woman, had en
deavored to poison him, blew hor brains out
with a shot-gun. As he had treated her bru
tally from the hour he married her, perhaps
it was a kindness on his part to kill her. Af
ter his arrest he manifested no regret at the
crime he had committed. . '
Grrrit Smith's Conditio. Thursday's
New Fork Tribune has a letter from the phy
sician of the Utica Asylum, of the date of
November 28, in which it was staled that
Gerrit Smith was "greatly improved," and "is
now quite himself." Permission has been
accorded to Mr. Smith's nephew, the Hon.
John Cochrane of New York, to eithor visit
nil uncle in person or correspond with him by
letter. ' ' ' '
Thr Wrbbtib IIomkbtrad at Marshkirld.
The Webster Statue Committee met on Satur
day, in Boston, to close np their affairs. There
appeared to be remaining in the hands of the
Treasurer a balanoe of $6,500, which was
placed in the hands of the Exeoutive Commit
tee as a perpetual trust fund, the proceeds
whereof are to be devoted to keeping In repair
the home of Webster at Marshfield. -
A Wild Cat ; Killed iif Niw Tori. Mr.
Timothy Adams, from Troy, N. Y while rab
bit hunting recently, killed a wild oat, weigh
ing torty-flve pounds, and live feet in length,
four miles from that city. Mr. Adams is fully
of opinion that the wild eat would have killed
him If he bad failed to discover and shoot it,
tor toe animal was mating toward mm stead
ily and slyly, Its eyes glistening like fire balls,
A Rorriiit Killid sr a Csippli. Last week
James 0. File and a oripplai youthnamed
Wm. J. Merrill, got into a personal' difficulty
in a bouse of bad 'repute, at Charlottesville,
Va., when Merrill, With a dirk -knife, stabbed
File to the heart, and killed him Instantly.
IIsnrt Ward Bsiohib on Faolt-Findino.
In a recent dlioourse on the text, "Bear ye one
another's burdens," Henry Ward Beecher said:
The spirit of this passage forbids that we
should make the failings of other men a souroe
of amusement to ourselves and now I am
coming to It. I will admit that there it a
playful good-humored kind of eadt'naae that
is harmless. The reprehension or exposition
of a man's faults in a light, genial spirit, is
often the best way of telling him of them. I
do not, therefore, say that all innocent raillery
and good-natured reprehension is to be dital
lowed. On the contrary, it may be allowed.
It must be genuine, however, produoing good
and not pain. But he that makes the mistakes,
the foibles, the faults, the misconception! of
men the ten thousand infelioities of human
life the subject matter of comment, of jest
and tooial enjoyment, and of personal amuse
ment, is simply a barbarian. He is not a
Christian; he does not belong to that category.
It is one of those things that are monstrous
in the sight of Sod. Could you do it to your
ohild? A mother may tantalize her child; she
may frolio with it; she may do a thousand
things with it, causing it to hover vibrating
between a tear and a smile, sometimes on one
side and sometimes on the other, just for a
moment; but she instantly presses it to her
bosom, and covers its faoe with kisses, so that
thore are no shades lift upon its spirits. And
there is such a thing as innocent raillery. But
to watch to see what is awkward in others; to
search out the infirmities of men; to go out
like a street-sweeper or a univenal scavenger,
to colleot the faults and failings of people, to
carry these things about as if they were cher
ries or flowers; to throw them out of your bag
or pouch, and make them an evening repast
or a noonday meal, or the amusement of a
social hour, enlivened by unfeeling criticisms,
heartless jests and cutting sarcasms; to take
a man up as you would a ohioken, and gnaw
his flesh from his very bones, and then lay him
down, Baying, with fiendish exultation ; "There
is his skoleton" this is devilish! You may
oall it by as many pretty names as you please,
but it is devilish! and you will do nothing
worse thin this when you go to hell for you
may expeot to go there if yon-have inch a dis
position and do not change it. Talk about
cannibalism! Cannibals never eat a man till
he is dead. They are nearer Christ than you
are, a great deal.
Ths Coquettish n ess or Piooolouini. "Lit
tle Pio" oertainly deserves the title of flirt.
Read what she says about "dear Dublin,"
and my "dear Irish." If our memory serves
us rightly she has said something about "dear
Boston," "dear Cincinnati," and "my dear
New York;" promising always to "luv still ze
same." Here is her letter, dated Paris,
October 19 :
Gentlemen: I have been favored with a
handsome and elegant copy of Von Giovanni.
Should Heaven acoord me the power to revisit
theeity of my sympathies, that dear Dublin,
I hope to be able to exprest in words, better
than is these hasty lines, my lively sense of
gratitude toward those gentlemen who have
conceived the graceful idea of giving me so
beautiful a present I encourage myaolf with
the flattering hope of assuring them in person,
hereafter, how muoh I prize their gifc. I
could wish that my dear Irish knew that I can
never forget the proofs of kind sympathy they
have given me, and that neither time nor
distance can ever obliterate them from my re
collection.: Believe that I sign myself, with
sentiments of much esteem, your most obliged,
Amenities or Iowa Journalism. The Bur
lington (Iowa) Hawkeye has the following:
The Rev. blackguard, Clay Dean, purchased
a cowhide Saturday evening, and tried to make
his Democratic friends believe he was hunting
for us. He need not wear out shoe-leather in
hunticg for the editor of this paper. He can
always be found at the office during usual
business hours, and for the most part until
late at night. Dean's grievanoe, we suppose,
was the notice of Dr. L'ads's retirement from
the Fort MadiBon Tlainiealer, in which we
said that Eads was the most abandoned, God
forsaken villain in the State of Iowa, not ex
cepting Farmer and Clay Dean. So far as we
have made an exception in favor of Dean, we
take it back. Filthy and disgusting in per
son, vain depraved and vloious In mind at
-onoe a bully and a coward, having none of
mote vircues or graces wnion adorn a gentle
man, gloriying in infamy andrejoiocing in his
own shame, the school for scandal and vies
cannot produce his equal; our jails and peni
tentiaries will be searched in vain to find his
peer. We are at the office from seven o'clock
in the morning till ten o'olook at night.
A Sihqulab Yankei. Benjamin Cox, Esq.,
of Salem, Mass., is now eighty years of age.
He commenced buslneis as a grocer at the
age of eighteen, with a capital of $250 ; at
twenty-five was worth $1 0,000, and continued
expanding his business as his means increased.
He became a shipowner, and was conneoted
with the Merchant's Bank of Salem, nearly
ntty years, yet never oorrowea a dollar trom
it. . He never had a sign uo nor a letter upon
his shutters to designate his bueinoBi, and never
in his intercourse with men, permitted a dif
ference of opinion to dogenerate into estrange-'
ment. Last Thanksgiving Day the company
at his table numbered twodczen, and he then
stated that he had dined in the same room
where they were then assembled, seventy con
seoutive Thanksgivings. . (,
An Indignant Demirep Attrhpts to Cow
hide a Local. A self-styled M iss De Witt,
but really Lizzie Wayt, of " Home Ties"
notoriety, who has been exhibiting herself as
Eve, recently, in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania,
with most lelicitious propriety as to absence
of attire, beoame indignant at the local of the
Chronicle, of that oity, because ho oommented
on the excellence of her natural eostume, and
attempted to eowhido him. The local was
ungallant enough to box Liisle's ears, when
her friend, a male bully, espoused hor quarrel; .
but hero the crowd that had gatberod inter
fered, and put a stop to the interesting pro
ceedings. The unfortunate Lizzie was ar
rested afterward and committed to jail.
The Character or G. G. Poimdmtir. The
Bangor (Me.) Zmwrat thus speaks of 0. 0.
Poindoxter, recently killed in Nashville by
Allen A. Hall : In 1850 Mr. P. was a clasB
mate of Rev. 0. 0. Everett, the Unitarian cler
gyman of this olty. He was a young man of
auom uiiny jatun ui age. n wm oi small
and slender staturo. Among his college mates
he was a universal favorite. No person was
farther removed from the ruffian than he.
His temperament was of an etherial, poetio
mould indeed, he was a born poet, and many
of his college effusions ate worthy of a plane
betid thoie ot Longfellow,
A Booth Carolina Outrage. Two persons,
whose presence was eontidered undesirable on
account of Abolitionism, were ridden on a rail
at Kinestree. S. C. on the 23d alt. One was
an old man, and the other a young man of
good personal appearance. They were ridden
about the village, borne by negroes, and oom
nelled to sins while borne in this man
ner. They were then turned 1 loose.
They took the noon train for Charleston, but
the other passengers refusing to ride with
them, 'they were put out of the train at St.
Steven's station. They will probably endeavor
to reach Charleston by foot. .,
Particulars the Death of Washington
Wednesday's New York papers furnish
few particulars of Washington Irving's death,
which took plaoe at his residence, Sunnyside,
near Irvington, at half-past ten o'clock on
Monday night. Though . his health has not
been robust for some time, no apprehensions of
proximate decease was entertained by Mr,
Irvine's friends. His advanoed age, however,
and his general deoline prevented his death
from being a matter of surprise. He was at
church, in Tarry town, as usual, on Sunday,
and though feeble, enjoyed his customary
health on Monday. While preparing to retire
a little after ten o'olook on Monday night, he
was seised with shortness of breath, and soon
afterward peacefully breathed his last, In the
seventy-seventh year of his ago.
The news of his death was received in New
York bn Tuesday forenoon. The announce
ment caused a profound sensation, and im
mediately flags were displayed at half-staff
upon the publio buildings, and such other
means were resorted to as would appropriately
express the feelings of the publio on the occa
Wednesday's New York Timet obsorvos s
An announcement like that of the doath of
Washington Irving hardly needs iiewspapor
publicity to make it generally known. The
intelligence of the unexpected and melancholy
tidings reached the oity at noon yesterday.
A mark of respect was acoorded on the Instant
to his memory, which would hardly have been
thown any other American author. The flags
on the City Hall, and on the other publio
buildings, were at onoe displayed at half-mast,
and Mayor Tlemann issued a call for a special
meeiing of both branohes of the Common Coun
cil, that measures might be adopted to signify
the veneration in whioh New York holds the
fame of "Diedrioh Knickerbocker." The in
oi dents whioh marked the last hours of the
deoeased are naturally objects of poouliar in
terest. At 10 o'clock on Monday evening Mr.
Irving retired to bis room, and on reaching
the door of his apartment stumbled and fell.
One of the two nieces who have recently been
bis constant attendants, was immediately at
his side, and summoned a nhvaieian. hut Vii
aid was unavailing. In a few momonts the
sufferer breathed his last. Throughout the
Union his decease will be received with
more or less of the same sad sentiments
It has excited here, and more agitating
topics will for the moment be forgotten in the
sorrow whioh will everywhere bo felt at the
lots of one who has done so much to ndi-nnm
and elevate our national literature.
Rabelais and the Cardinal. Rabelais
was physician to Cardinal Lorraine, who was
one of the most renowned epiouree of his age.
One part of his daily duty was to wait upon
the Cardinal at dinner and point out to him
what dishes were indigestible, and what food
might bo partakon of with impunity. One
day a dish of lampreys was Bet before his em
inence, and he immediately plunged his fork
into one of the orispest and largest of the Bah,
preparatory to removing it to his plate Ra
belais, however, interposed with tho gravest
air, and tapping the dish containing the
lamprevs three times a cahalinlin nnmlmr
shook his. formidable wig, and said, iu the
gravest tones of solemn warning, "Indigest
ible! Indigestible! indigestible!" The Cardi
nal turned pale with horror. "Take it away!"
he exclaimed, and a servant Instantly soized
upon the unoffending dish. "Hallo, you sirl"
cried the physician, "bring those lampreys to
me!" And before the Cardinal could rtxovor
from his astonishment aud indignation, Ra
belais had devoured every one of the lish.
"Sir!"' exolaimed his eminenco, as booh as
he oould recover breath for utteranoo, "What
is the meaning of this conduct? You con
demn this food as indiireatiblo. and vet make
no scruple of devouring it before my very eyes."
"I beg your eminence's pardon," said the
iooior, numoiy; l tapped the dish, and
that, you will certainly aoknowl?dce. is indi
gestible enough. As for the fish I n as as
tonished at your sending them away; they
are not only easy of digestion, but I assure
you I find their flavor very exquisite, and
have eaten them with a perfeot relish."
How. Thomas Corwin Lectures on Govern
ment. Hon. Thomas Corwin delivered a lec
tureone of the Plymouth Course in Rev.
Henry Ward Beecher's Church, Brooklyn, N.
Y., on Tuesday evening, to a very large audi
enoe. It wat mainly a reply to a previous
leoiure uenvereu in mo same place, ny wen
dell Phillips. The speaker held that in a
government which was oreated, and which
existed by mutual and voluntary agreement,
the laws thus agreed upon could only be al
tered or annuled in the way spooified in tho
agreement; namely, throueh the ballot-box.
And, consequently, he held that any retort to
violenoe for the furtherance of individual
ideas of reform, could only be met by vio
lencehemp and the gallows. - He spoke for
more than an hour and a half, was listened
to with marked attention, and his sentiments
and illustrations were received with enthusi
Cotton Mill .Burnt in Maryland Loss
$45,000. The well-known Jericho Cotton Fac
tory, of Messrs. Hugh Simms fc Co., on the
Little Falls of Gunpowder, about twenty miles
from Baltimore, took fire on Saturday morn
ing last, about nine o'olook, and was totally
nestroyea, wun ail me maenmery, dec. The
fire originated in the picking-house, and thenoe
extended to the main building. The loss is
supposea to De aoout $4o,uuu, on whioh there
is Insurance in eight different offices In the
Eastern States, to the amount of $25,000.
The storehouse and buildings adjoining were
Death or a Distinguished French Editor.
One of the oldest parliamentary celebrities of
France, Count Koratry, died in Paris on the
7th of November, aged ninety yoars. Ho was
for many years the direotor of the Courrier
FrancaUe, and enjoyed a good reputation as
an author. He was a member of the Chamber
of Deputies under the Restoration. Under
Louis Philippe he was successively Deputy,
Counaillor of State, io. In 1848 he resigned
his government position, and.was sonior mem
ber of the last French Legislative Assembly.
A Polite Bull. An Irishman was going
atong me road, when an angry bull rushed
down upon him, and with his horns tossed
him over a fence. The Irishman locovering
from his fall, upon looking np saw the bull
pawing tnd tearing up the ground, (as is the
custom of the animal ;) whereupon Tat, smil
ing at him, said, "If it wns not for your bow
ing and soraping, and your humblo apologies,
yon brute, faix I w.mld think that you had
thrown me over this fence on purpose 1" -
Hibebmian Exculpation. And it is upon
the oaths cf thim two witnesses yor honor's
going to eondimn me?" tnid Pat to the Judge
about to pass tentenoe upon him. "Certainly,"
aatd the JndffA. "their tuntimnnv vu Amnln
to oonvinee the jury of your guilt." "Ooh,
tuurineri" exclaimed fat, "lo conuimn me on
the oath of two spalpeens, who swear they saw
me take the goods, wheu I oan bring a hun
dred who will swear they didn't see me do it."
"Dbahaticai.lt Ikai Agents of' various
hittrionlc artists inform ui that six oitios, Buf
falo, Albany, and Rochester, N. Y , Clcrelaud,
Ohio. Pittsburgh, Penn., and Detroit. Mich...
are dramatically dead in other words, that if
all the fine actors and aotrosses since Kemble
and Siddons were to play there a century they
would not draw a nouee. .
LATEST BY TELEGRAPH
Affairs at Charlestown—Discharge of
the Cincinnati Merchants—Other Arrests
Being Made—Reporters Not to
Witness the Execution.
Baltimore, December 2. The American' i
correspondent at Charlestown says there Is no
falling off in the number of wild stories of In
vaders although martial law has not yet
been proclaimed, there it a rigid military sur
veillance kept up that subjects every eitizen
to great inconvenience. Even well-known in
habitants can not pass through the suburbs
without arrest and examination.
On the arrival of the cars, yesterday, two
persons, who wore unable to give satisfactory
accounts of themielves, were tent by an armed
escort across the Maryland line.
Four suspicious characters have been arrested
since Wednesday, one of whom was supposod
to be Coppie's brother. All have been detained
for the present. , .
The Ohio merchants were discharged,
after a short detention, there being no reason
able ground for suspicion.
Brown, it is said, admits his participation in
the Kansas massacre, but offers various ex
cuses in palliation.
The feeling produced here against him by
Mrs. Doylo's letter is very great. i
The work of ereo'ting the scaffold was ooui
It is understood that members of the press
will not be admitted insiiio of the line, so that
no report cau be mado of his speech, if Brown
should mnke one.
Yesterday several persons, who are editors
of Abolition newspapers published in tho
North, were ojoctod from tho cars for Harper's
They had purchased tickols, and wero very
anxious to proceed, but were refused on ac
count of an arrangement enterod into between
(iovernor Wise and the President ef the road.
They loft lu the Washington train, declaring
they were bound lo be in Charlestown to see
the execution, and would reach there by the
Orange and Alexandria Railroad. Where
upon the President of that road was lnlormea
by telegraph of the fact.
Charlkstown, Va., Doceuiber 2. The re
porter of the Associated Press telegraphed
yesterday to Governor Wito, for permission to
attend tho execution. The reply was that the
Governor declined to accede to the request
"No facilities will be oxtendod to reporteis."
leotorday was passeo qiliolly, with the excep
tion of a great military bustle on the reception
of Mrs. Brown. Mre. B. was escorted over
from Harper's Ferry at three o'clock in the
afternooD, and the entire military force was
brought out to niaho a demonstration.
She was received with fall military honors,
but her companions wore not allowed to ac
company her from Harper's Ferry. After re
maining four hours with hor husband, . Mrs.
Brown was escorted back to Harper's Ferry at
nine o'clock last night, where she will await
the recoption of hor husband's body. No one
will be allowed to' be near enough to the plaoe
of execution to hear any remarks that may be
mado by Brown.
Message the Governor of South
Washington, December 2. The (lovornor
of South Carolina in his mensago, while show
ing the advantages of the United States, saya :
"If, as I solomnly bclievo, we can no iongor
live in poace and harmony in the Union, wo
can form a confederacy with the ability to
protect itself ngainst any enemy, and com
mand the respect and admiration of the
world." He recommends suoh measures as
will obtain the co-opsration of the Southern
States in a concerted notion, in defense of their
institutions whenever they may be put In
jeopardy. By all the departments of the Sov
eminent passing into the hands of their ene
mies the election of a Republican President,
he saya, will settle the question of their safety
in the Union. , ,
Arrival of the Santa Fe Mail.
Sr. Louis, December 2. Tho Santa FeMail
reached Independence yesterday. The ad
vices are anticipated by the Butterfield route.
Although traveling under an escort of troops,
the mail party was fired upon by the Kiowa
Indians, but nobody hurt.
Two hundred lodges of Arr&pahoes and Chy
onneB were met with on the Arkansas River.
The Indiana seemed unusually friendly.
The troops ot Pawnee rorli nave erected
fortifications capable of resisting any attack.
Sued for Libel.
Chicago, Deoember 2. The Chicago Demo
crat was sued yesterday by W. B. J add, State
Senator, for libel. Damages put at $100,000.
The suit was brought on account of alleged
libels published in the Democrat at different
times within the last six months.
Prayers for Brown.
Pbiladrlpria, Deoember 2. An ovcrllow
iiig meeting was held at National Hall, this
morning, to pray for Brown. Letters wore
read by Rev. Mr. Furness. Addresses were
delivered by Lucretia Mott, Miss Mary Grow
The rosiTioN or Napoleon Toward the
Pope. The Paris Steele replies as follows to
an assertion made by one of the journals
which always defend the Pope, no matter in
what conjuncture: -')
We have assorted that in his proclamations
and in his speeches, the Emperor has con
stantly manifested his respect and deference
for the Papacy; but that ha has never guar
anteed the territory of the Pontificlal States.
To this assertion of ours the Ami de la Reli
gion opposes tho proclamation of the 3d of
May: "ve are no going io iiaiy to lomoni
disorder or weaken the power of tho Holv
Father, whom we roitored to his throno." It
must bo admitted that a rather froe system of
interpretation is necessary to hnd any guar
anty of territory iu. those words. There can
bo no doubt that tho French policy whioh
went to combat Austrian influence, had no
deeien to overturn the throne of the Holv
Father, or to deprive him of any portion of
his States; but must wo necessarily come to
the conclusion thtit France guarantees to the
Pope all his territory, even against those of
His subjects wno nave snsnon on uio yoater
To do so would bo giving the words a mean
ing whict'. they never had, and to do bo would
be an insult to common sonBe and plain dealing-
Extraordinary Prices roR Viroinu Slaves.
At a sale in Bedford County, Va., last week,
several slaves were sold at almost unprece
dented high prices. Five men, agee ranging
from eighteen to twenty-seven years, sold for
the following prices: One for $1,760, one $!,
750. another $1,785, and another $1,789, and
still another $1,790 making in the aggregate
$8,883 for five slaves. "
"Dining with Dur Humpheet." The ex
planation of this phrase is this: Humphrey
Plantaeonet. Duke of Gloucester, who died in
1448, was the founder of the library called the
Bodleian,' at Oxford. When a student re
mained reading In the library during dinner
hours, when the doors are closed, he was said
to be dining with Duke Humphrey in other
words, ownerless in the UDrary. teniury.
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December T 1858.
'I1HI8 STOVE HAS NOWBKEN BEFORE
a. the pnlillc thrcAaeasons, mid owing to ila r.'r
ularitr and Inrrensed demanil, w haTe been com
lifll.fi to nuke two more eir.es liavina tl X ai.fti
complete, suitable, Trom the amiilli-st family up to
iho Inrgfrit clans lioarrllnB-hoiieo Tbe colobrlly
I lieae Mtoves have pained for themselves "bii not li.
too mguiy appreciated, as every inmiir uhvidk ineui
Iu use can truly testify.
Thanking the public for their donerona support. It
In our determination to supply tlio wants of Uio .
iimnlty witb Hie benefits which , practical nierliau
ail education can only supply.
ADAMS & PECKOVER
Inventor", Proprietor b Hniiuluctiii-i'ra,
NOVELTl IRON FOUNDER Y,
FOUllTH-ST., NEAR SMITH. CIN., 0.
We beii lean-, moat rrapmllully, to nd'or the Mlotr.
lua; certinrateii and rel'eruncea of tAmiliea lining tho
Alligator, which will, at a glance, remove all doubt
of iu intrineir meriln:
Korsotue monlha I have Iwen itriiutt tho AlllL-ntot
I'ohI (Jookji blove. lis aiiporiorcookinff qualities,
combined with ita clmnlinewi, must etnnluall (i'uiih
lo tbe owners a large share af public p;itriHue.
! I hare been uslnix one of Meant s. Adiuna A l'e k -over's
AlliRalorCook SlovfR fer aome monlhn, wbb li
irlvea entire entlttactinii in erery reepen, Hiid -no
I'hi'oi'fully recommend it to those who are in wnnt of
iiBiiperiornookstovo. JI. II. l.KA YliT.
Kor the last year 1 have been lining the Allmutor
L'oiil Cooking Stove, tuamifftotnreri by MiWRm. Adorns
V i'eckover, which I consider a euperior stove, and
:lvoa the utmost HaliKlActloii, It. in tit only stove 1
linve tonnd that cooks perfectly with coal.
For sometime pant I Imve been using onoof SUesrs.
Adama A I'eckovor's Ailifiiitur (loal tVnkitiit HIovhh,
mid can recommend tiieni as bftingn anperior stole.
Hiring entire aatiefnetion in every respect.
JOH. M1KHNKM,, t'onl Merchant.
I cheerfully indorse .the above.
Hon. Judge McLean, CI If- Joseph W.Wayne, mi, sib
ton, ' At. Urooka, flit. Auburn
llou .liidge'l,eavit.l,86.' Iter. W. 8. Kennedy.lt
Kiflh-Miroet, . Jolin-slrcut,
,1 udge Van Hum, P.C 3. I. Jonoa, 'IU Fourth,
fourth, - - Dr. Jiorton, Sit Foui Iti,
Judge ilodly,2703d, , II. Thatcher, 3:i George,
it. ivoiaer, on em, - win. jony, uoorn,
Oin.Orphnn Asylum, Kiln, Jos. TnllK.lt, 11 i 7tli.
John Kebler,3i9ith, S..Ootwnilner, iftHiiilih
V Smith, hi in oI Lilicolu.S.U. ilimins, Wl. Hills,
Smith A W'arnock, Krs. Moaaon, 2i3 4th,
M.VuIlette, 3474th. int. Khmd,324 lib. .
N.O. Mclieau.Olendiilo, Mrs. Iluwilt..Tt K. 4tli.
II . H. Kunk. m Vine. .Mra. M. P. Tnrlur. 2W. Ueo.
.Ion. Busbuell, coal mor. iUra. Mcl'hernon, 8. K. cor.
.ma. iwpy, ziwun, ' Bintn ana tiaoo,
.I.Jettrey, Eng. Uhs W'ka, A. A. I'lnrk, Time offke.
'1'. 11. Yentiuan, StorrsTp, P. L. Weaver, 393 Job u,
A. W. Francisco, frees J. P. Whiunnn, Waxli-
Ufllce. iugton Inntltute,
A. Hughes, Commercial, John A. Ilouk.,3iriG"'iri;e
W. li. Wells, Cin'ti Typo F. F. Brooke, 1 Id John.
Foundry, Jackson M. JNohle, 411 3d(
E.U.llonft.Zrtt Lonffworth. II. llHckmali. 4ifi :id.
Oh w. uhadwlck, iXH nil,
unas. uoouinan,2z fin,
John (J. Mori in, 113 Mill,
T. w , ogrigue, is) in,
Mr. Houghton, lfiostb,
Wm. (Joins tool., 261 4 Ui.
H. Hole. 361 7th.
a. aiacy. -Httiiii,
tiibaon & M'Dotialil, Vine
Inline Mil reh, 3.HS tirorgo,
vv.Jj.Htirlbiirt.ti25 Ki 'm'n
Klam P. Lansdon, 12 nth,
J. JI. Fulwuilr , Loog-
J. Harvey, 307 Longwurtli
John Anderson, 413 4th,
.louatnan uguen, lvoitn,
W. W. Wooiln. 44U4th.
vorttt and western-row,
John Tanner. Wrlehtson I. K. 0dv. 76 alb.
U Go, 'a urijitilig office. Alf. JJtiruott, It 5th, '
JnmesS. Tllntt. I.V7 sth, -, nol2
U. It. CAR AND SWITCH LOCKS,
Door and Gate-Springs,
HOUSE BELL MATERIALS,
Bells Hung, Keys Fitted.
Tbepublioare respectfully Invited to call and ex.
amine the various patterns and prices. AH Jobbing
promptly attended to
no2cm Ho. 133 Fifth-street, 2d door from Jtace.
A. B. COLVILLE,
. Scale rrlanufacturrr,
No. 41 Enst Socond-etreet, between Sycamore aaI
Ilroadway, Cincinnati, keepe evury description of
Counter, Ptntform, Cattle, Kallroml Depot,
nntl Track Seiilen? Truck,
Iron Watjons, dec.
Kepalrng done on the shortest notice. nol-ein
B. KIT T HEDGE & CO.
134 MAIN STREET, CINC1 ,NATI, V.
95 St. Oharlea street, Hew Or leant, I.e.,
Importer of Ciena fc 8portln Appnrnl ua,
iHD Dm bias in etrif powdib.
(Fronting the Steamboat Landing.)
North-east Comer Broadway and flout.
R. P. LEVERING, Proprietor.
WM- MOEEHOUSE & CO.,
MANLTAC'TUaiBS AND DBALIIBR IN
FURNITURE, CHAIRS, AND ALL
MJ kinds ef Mattreasea and Jimlcliiig, at the old
stand. No. 136 Kycnmore-alrcet, east aide, between
Fourth and Fifth-streets, aoventii store above
Fourth-street. Cburoh I'ews lined and cuaji billed .
All orders promptly attided to. ocl-cm
H. CAMPBELL & CO..
MANUFACTURERS Ot BAR, bilUKT
XTJL and Boiler Iron, PlowSlaba.BnilroadSptkot
to. Alao,Agentarortbeaaleof lronton Star Nails
Warerooms No. It East Second (Street, Uluciunat
"All kinds Iron made to order.
CLEANER OF SINKS AND VAULTS,
No. MSiith-stront, between Vine and Race, In
the Medical Uollege, IJinclnnati, Ohio. Persona who
may favor him wl th their ptrouage,can rely on pun-.
taallty and low prlowi. , - sepl ar
Money! Money! jHouy !
PAWNBROKER'S OFFIC B,
t ., Uenoves froiai Hi West SUtP-'trM.
ILBT and all kind of Merchandise, at '"w
rate oi Internet, at No. 171 Vlna-alrost, b-ii.ii
fonrth and FHHu . ' . W
. Dining and Coffee Saloon,
NO. 8)H riFTH-STBKIT, 80UTU SIDE,
' . : (Sear the corner of Tlue,)
C. 1 V1VKEKS, Proprietor.
Oysters and flame served n all styles. Meala at all
hours. ' uolcni
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