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W-BniTATION( A3, SALES
,7in,f;. 5l?n ,Sm who'l or retail dr food!
S?i Slhi? Io"2 h" mP'0Tr about 2,0OO, Agent!
f humbnm nd I not au.w.r, OtU on oraddro.
yANTED-HBLP-A oarriaga driver,
382 WwUrn-iow. j3-b A. ft OABSON A bp.
WANTED EELP OF ALL KINDS
Mfln. Wmm. 11am Anil Vhiu. I.
want orrollabU Mrranto will plu cull at our offloo
and gat iupplied. A. D. 0AR80H A 00.,
No. Ml Wntwn-row.
W ANTED A HOUBB-Of two or thraa
.. f00?'' within tight KiaarM of thooornorof
will par th nut In adranca or when duo. AddreM.
irANTED A HITnTTftWT- . u
M. I!?"64 'f4' Aiylnm or Bamlnarr, m
W"AN!I- I R L S-Two eood T.t-
1TANTED-MELODEON-To nnt or
n rV!,f,, .fiI Melodoon. Addnai
f W.. Olnclnnati P. O. deWb
,VTANTED Reliable helo for litnatlnni
anr kind can alwan ba had at a moment'!
T M'rtng at No. DO Bart Thlrd-streotTbaM
TyANTl!il)(jierki, book-kwpen, ioIm-
4a ,rr. V"! porim, ooopsn, o&upen
.hS 'horeri and otheri, can nndiltoa.
qnlrt on the premiaea,
T3 0 ARDIN 0 A handiomalv fnrnlahod
front room, with boar', on Foorth-itreot,
within a few minute.' walk of the Poitoffioe. Alto
two uay-poaraert. Aaarau w, u. ., at toll office,
FOR RENT ROOMS Several comfortable
Rooms to rent. Will be ranted to mlt fam
lllee, and on reaeonable ternu. Apply at Me. 161
FOR RENT FURNISHED ROOMS.
Apply on the Dremiroa. No. 227 BroadwaT.
Arranged for Piano, by PB0F. SOTJIBE. With a
beautiful Lithograph of the New Maeonio Bnlldlng.
Jut publlihed by . , JOHN OHUUOH, JE.;
deal ' ' 66 West Fourth-itreet.
Tf USICAL INSTRUMENTS CHEAPER
i--"- tnaa over. Oreat aaoriflce of
rianoa, meioaeona, violoncellot ,
Violint.Guiton, Banjo String!, Trlm
minga, Ac. durlDH the Holldat..
Kelliui at IdOneroent. lana than n
other Bonae intbisoity, and flrat-claai instruments
at that. DO Dot bnT tn Tn,triim.nt nnKI inn h.w
railed at No. 227 Fifth-street, second door out of
uui, eonm nae. BttlTllwu BBO.,
Piano Hakera, and Sealers in Jlrit-clua Inatrn
menu. ......... . . ,., deJltf
AUCTION SALE. Br H. 8. MILES
& OO.-Bales-rooms No. SI Malntreet
Large and peremptorr sale of staple Groceries,
Paioti, Window Olaaa, 4c, at Anotfon. We will
sell on THUBBDA Y HOUNIMO. January o.at nine
o'clock: 70 boxes Virginia and Kentucky Tobacco,
U bags Bio (toffee. 30 mats Java Coffee, 100 boxes
German and Palm Boapa.70 boxes Pearl starch , II 0
kegeanorted Nails, M half-cheats Green and lllaok
Teas, M mata Oaasia, 176 boxes assorted Window
Giasa, Ground Spkea. Ginger, Indigo, Nutmegs.
Baleratus, Bed-cords, UallerBope, 'iwine, Blacking,
AL80-8 eases Hen's and Boy's Kip and Clalf
Boots and Urogans. ja3
NEW AUCTION STORE. I. AARON.
Auctioneer, Oommiaalon Merchant and Land
Agent, No. 11 East Third-street, between Sycamore
and Main, formerly the old Xxpress Office. The
subscriber bega to acquaint bis friends and the pub
lio that be bas opened the above store, and Is now
ready to receive consignments for sale at auotlon of
JJrr Goods, Groceries, Clothing, Boots and Bhoes,
Jura, Jewelry, Hardware, Glass and Crockery Ware,
Boruehold Furniture, Ac
Alao the aale of Seal Katate attended to.
Having had many years' experience in the above
lmaineas in the United states and Canada, he trusts
will be a sufficient guarantee for the patronage of
tbeoitlsens of Cincinnati and Its enrirona.
Out-door ealeaof Merchandise will be attended to
at the merchants' stores, or on the levee.
Likewiae, aales of Household Furniture made at
Liberal advances will be made on all kinds of
goods sent In for actual sale,
desoaw . I. A AB0N, Auctioneer.
FOR BURNING AND LUBRICATING,
Free from Offensive Odor, at
Walnut-street, Cincinnati, O.
WE INVITE A COMPARATINB TRI
AL with any manufacturing establishment
sjsr We warrant our Oils to be eoual, if not sap,
rlor, to any in the market.
" We Invito thoao in the eitr and vicinity to
call nnd examine for themselves.
mm- Ho persona ordering from a diatanoa, satis
faction guaranteed In all eases. Address
, V. K. HAMKIN.Aa-ent, ar
f, , A. G. HODGKK, freaaorer, ' .0 ,
Kanawha 0. tt M. Oil Man. 0o
7 Walnut-street, Olnclnnati.
830. $30. $30. $30.
810TJB11D BT BICKNT LETTSBB PATMT.
THIS MACHINE HAS BEEN PRO
BOTJNOBD by all eamwatewt laataraa. whs
l'.OR BALE Two COTTAGES, In Corlne-
tf- ,n.,0B!. Bn.k Uok-otwwt, botwaan
lT(.ntli and Twelfth-all in food order. Will rent
for 111 uer month. Will ha anld Invfnruih Tn.
) have seen It, to be the best and most desirable Tarn-
hi. "I Sewing jStaohin ev.r introdnoed, vesrardleaa
I i !' rlo- It will aew all kinds of family goods,
I from the very thickest to tbevery flnestubrios made,
puu u ii uauj v. .nram, xrom no. e 10 aw.
No all la aaed aa top of the Maehlae,
Head fora cironlar, or call and see It In operation,
upon early application, State and Go untr Bights may
.An eaergetlo person oaa make a fortune In a short
time. Agents wanted In all unsold territory.
H. C. BURTIW AKf. "
8c le and exclnslre agent for the United Btates,
aepufmt 8.H Wee ronrth-atroct, Olnclnnati.
MHRI8TMA8 GOODS1 JOHN BATES
naa on hand a choice variety of lnxarias for the
approaching festive season. Something for all I La
riles end gentleman, Urge folks and little folks: such
as new Baialns, figs, OurranU, Prunes, Nuts, Citron,
freah Peaches, Strawberries and Pine-apples, Jellies
and Preeerves, Lobsters, Salmon and Sardines,
7!tSn!' '"hjOore, Spiced and Pickled, Ialnglaai
and Gelatine, f in Brandies. Madsrla, Port, Sherry,
Jlatawbn and Ohampagne Wines, Jamaica Bom,
Scotch aad lrtoh Whisky, o Gentlemen will please
pot torget that the ohoioest Havana Cigars are to be
bad at National TheaUr Building, ByoamorsHitreet
Peacli Orchard, Yaaahiaaheay, Barsford
.; dtp and Srrmeusa OaaJa. ;
WE ARE DELIVERING THE ABOVE
qnalities of Goal front the boats in exoelient
order and prompt delivery. 1
.. . . OAkVULD VIBTBiV, ' "
Dealers in Goal and Ooke,
deSOam 1 179 Bast f ront-at., near Butler. '
Q.ENTS' FRENCH BOOOTS,. v
. . FBXHOH 8HOX8 AND 0AITIB8, '
. ., . TB1N0H BUPPIB8,: . . - V
Just reoelved by Xxpress.
J. H. DETERS. .
de ; a West Fourth-street
EW HAM JUST RECEIVED AND
fa. u at FBaaraoH'g.
: : vonsr auu ana viae-sireeti, .
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If TOP. want servant, advertise In
THB PENNY PEE88
Ir ion want a house, advertise In - .
- THB PENNY PKB88.
It yon want to sell anything, advertise la
' THE PENNY PB.ESB.
Ir yon want to boy anything, advertise in '
THE PENNY PRESS.
In met, every want iupplied by advertising In
. THE PENNY PRESS.1
Jsy-Pennj Preii to be had ever;
morning at the Counting-room door.
Only one cent.
fif Patrons of H. 8. Mllei k Co., auo
tloneers, will obiervo hy their advertisement
that the have removed from No. SI to No. 61
Minus op the School Boabd Last Nigbt.
A few of the members of the Sohool Board
met last night, but after waiting for nearly
an hour and a half fer a auoram. they ad
Piiboital. We acknowledge the New
Tear's "oomnlimenU" nf 9. P. Rlaiitr. D!.n
a Queen Citr anion, lata nf WVi.lln hn ,..
returnsd to his old home, and taken quarteri
in vuo uaw cauaing, uist iDiro-ltreet.
MinoiOLOQiOiL OBiaTATioa For the
Annv Aeaa. hv Henrv Wars. OntlnUn . Wi 1
i, Dm a uurta-Du-oei, lanuarj z:
O'clock. , Barometer. - TheroomeUr.
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7 A. JU ,. h.. ,30.114 . Below tero- i
13 M ...,., ,. 0.07 Above aero 6
t P. fil.... ..,JS.U7 . Above aero 13
Sibioub Aooidint to a Wohah. A German
woman, named Catharine Snyder, fell npon
the pavement at the corner of Sixth and Syaa
moro, yeiterday afternoon, and diilooated her
right thigh. She resides on Liberty-ttreet,
.near Syoamore, to whloh place the waa taken
oy tome persons wno witneaied the aooident.
A Will Miritid Complijuht. The em-
ployti in the the Sadlery estabUahmont of A.
B. Dntterneld, No. 242 Main itreet, on Satur
day even Id Z last, vireaantarl thnlr fnntniin.
Mr. J. H. K. Stephenaon, with a handsome
gold-headed cane, ae a mark of their reapsot
anu esveem. ino preientauon was tnaae in
good taste, and waa gracefully received. .
EliOTIOI or Stbiit Ullinnin TtiBininaa
At a meeting of the atookholden of the Pen-
aieion ana t utn-suroet aiaritet-apaee Ballroad
Company, held yesterday morning, the follow
ing Directors were elected for the eniuing
year: Oharlea H. Kllgour, Charlea Role, John
L. Stlttlnine. John Kilo-onr. A. H. .Inn. T..
vid Harriot and 0. P. Thorp.
ANTi-SLAViar MaiTiio. An Anti-alaverv
meeting will be held thie evening at Rev. Dr.
Colver's (First Baptist) Church on Weat Court
street, between Mound and Cutter. Rev.
John 0, Fee and Rev. Mr. Rogers, lately ex
iled from Kentucky, will address the meeting,
and give a rehearsal of the oircumitanoes
whloh led to their expulsion from that State.
The meeting will doubtless be an interesting
one, and we confidently expeot to aee an im
mense audience. v ' .
Niw-Yiab's Dat. Yesterday, eonaldered
aa New-Year'a Day, waa like the Sabbath;
all banka, libraries, Merohanta' Exohange,
publio offioee, and the greaterpart of the busi
ness house! beintr oloaed. The "calling" waa
mnoh leai than tuoal, we are informed, whloh
provea that people are becoming gradually
aenslble. Very Uttie drunkenness or rowdy
ism waa aeen in the streets, and those who
"kept New-Year'a" probably found it aa en
durable as moat other dayi..
TiarwoHoaiAB. Moore. Wllttaoh. Keva A
Co. gare their mployiu their fifth annual
totres laat night at National Hall. Aa ntnal.
the affair waa gotten np in exoelient taste and
paaaed off quite agreeably, - The muaie waa
excellent, and through the mystio mam of
"The Lancerc," and the voluptioui whirl of
liaoitBiy a rraitz tne party glided until the
roay morn broke from the Eaat upon them. as.
happy in the memory of their joy, they wan
deiea to their homes, to live their pleasurei
o'er again in dreams. -
A Box's Etm Blow otjt vr ihiPmuaithi
Diboharoi or a Pistol. A boy about thirteen
yeara of age, named Joseph Long, whose pa
rent! reside on Fifth itreet, near the White
water Canal, lost both hii eyes, yeiterday
afternoon, by the premature disoharpe of a
pistol, which he waa engaged in loading. For
tunately ha had juat removed the ramrod from
the barrel when it went off, otherwlie he
would certainly hare loat his life. Hla faee
waa leerrely burnt by the vowder. and bia
none almost taken off by the wad, whloh aeemi
to hare itrnok it on another side, laeeratun
it In a ahooking manner. .- '
Tsra Lira Prmvovvrna Rnnnaav ICiuia.
atio or Oaa or m Pibtim On Inn. nf
yeiterday contained an account of the emit
of a couple of boyi npon a charge of robbing
the Poatoffiaa.. One nf tha ! n.m4 nr
Sweden, aged about aixteen, whose parents'
reaiae in jwewport, was examined yesterday
morning before United States Commissioner
Charlea Brown, and onmmittarl tn lall tn .it
a trial before the April term of the Clroult
The hot admtttad hevlno mnhait tt, Ti;.
tribnting Rooms, and taken therefrom a pack
are of letters oontalnln in all eleven draft.-
wnloh he had torn up, amounting in the aggra
vate to prooaoiy jo,uuu or ii)u,uvu . Twenty
two dollars, in money, waa foond in a box in
whloh he had scented it, at the residence of
his parents, but a laraer cuaniltv had bean
pent,. -'."''' -v.,. , ...:.-., j
xnese depredations hare, of late, been of
frequent ocenrrenee, and the boy states that
there were a number of them engaged in the
same buiinesi. He will probably be removed
to the House of Refuge, ae soon as convenient.
A Juvenile Rogue—A Boy Absconds
With Over $3,000.
A day or two' linos a routh named J A.
Smith, about leventeen years eld, abaeeaded
f.-om Middlatowa. in this State, with over
$11,00(1, entruted to him to carry to Winehes
tar, Preble County. It appears that he had
obtained $3,600 In a sealed package from the
United States Express Company, and instead
of delivering the money, appropriated the
greater portion of it, and left for parts un
known. The boy has been regarded hereto
fore as reliable and promiiinj, and the knowl
edge of his crime will fall heavily npon hi
mother, a widow, residing la Eaton, Butler
County, who depended npon Un for support.
Attempted Suicide from Want—A Man
A man, whose name we withhold by request,
was found, on Sunday morning last, in an out
house belonging to a building on Front-street,
near Western-row, in an apparently moribund
condition, but whether from oold or dlieaie
could not at first be definitely determined.- He
was taken up by those who found him and car
ried into the home, when a physician was
summoned, who found his pulse hoary and
the patient covered by a oold sweat, which
led hlru to believe that it was a caie Of at
tempted self-destruction by laudanum. .
A stomach-pump waa immediately procured,
and his system thus relieved of the poisonous
drug. By the aid of the proper reetorativea
the man gradually recovered from the stupor
Into which he had been thrown, and was yes
terday in suoh a condition as to be able to give
an account of himaelf.
He atated that he arrived. In the city between
two or three weeks ago from Indiana, where
he left a wife and family who were entirely
dependant npon his exertions for support, for
the purpose of seeking employment and a
livelihood here. Since that time he has tra
versed the different thoroughfares of the
metropolis, begging in rain for a privilege to
Wearied at length and disgusted with hii
condition; out of money and on the point of
starvation; compelled to sleep in the station
houses or freese to death with the oold; una
ble to return to his family or to provide for
them, he determined to die, and for this pur
pose, by asking for money, he procured suf
ficient to purchase the potion, which, but for
the eircumatanoes of having been found, would
have released him from a life that has become
too heavy to be borne.
He is still ill, not having entirely recovered
from the effects of the poison; but in the
hands of peraons who will aasiat and furnish
him with the kind of aid and sympathy he
seems moat to need.
Narrow Escape of Eight Persons from
The ferry-boats plying between this city and
Covington, were compelled to cease running
yesterday evening, in eonseqnence of the heav
iness of the ioe, and a party of eight persons
very foolishly attempted to eross in a ikiff.
They had not proceeded far, however, before
they were unable to manage the boat and it
was rapidly carried down the river.
Some persons on the wharf-boat, however,
tuoceeded in resouing six of the individuals
from their exceedingly unpleasant predica
ment, but the remaining two were swiftly borne
along with the current. When they reached
Weitern-row another escaped and with great
difficulty reaohed the shore: but the other still
remaining in the skiff, whioh by this time
was considerably broken and partially filled
with water, was drawn out again into the river
and was carried beyond the reach of help.
What has been the fate of this man it is
difficult to conjecture, but unless he has been
extrioated by some miracle from hit position,
e'er this death must have been the result. To
die in the midst of a field of moving Ice, with
aid looking npon him from each aide; to see
the night draw aside hsr sable ourtain and
show the glittering stars, but hide the land one
can net hope to reach; to feel the pulse grow
slow and slower, while the northern wind
freesei every fiber of the body, and its eager
blast sighs sorrowfully aait waita to bear the
freed aoul to another sphere, and thus to die,
fsr from every sympathetic eye and kindly
touch, must, indeed, have been terrible. This,
however, Is but another form wbioh the Earth
takes to rid herself of those who love her
most; for all admit that they are first to die
who find the greatest benlion in life. ,
Family Relieved by the Aid of Lorettes.
Our issue of yesterday contained a tiara-
graph stating that Jt man named Saunders,
with his wife and ten children had arrived in
this oity from Nebraska, and were at the
Hammond-street Station-haase, penniless,
starving and half dead with the augue. Early
yesterday morning they were visited by several
women, each of whom gare them not only kind
and sympathetic words, bat also money, that
they might be enabled first, to relieve their
wants and afterward to reaoh their relatives in
Iroaton, to whloh place, it appears, they had
concluded to return, after a long and painful
journey to the Weat.
We are aware that the prinoiple we call
benevolence often manifests itself in those from
whom it is Icaat expected; but we oonfess to
having been somewhat surprised when we
learned that this deed of charity had been per
formed by lorettes. Lady Amaranth lays that
"one good deed is an illustrious Dedioree:"
one such act of kindness as that we have just
reocrded, is suffioient to cojrer a' thousand
errors. ' This story, simple as it is, would fur
nish a text for a volume of sermons, and the
aot in itaelf would seem suffioient to atone for
an tnoir previous years pf shame.
Oodxtt Court. We are indebted to the
Deputy Clerk of the County Court, George H.
Perrin, Esq., for the doings in his office dur
ing the last week, whioh exhibit thefollowing:
Number of deeds recorded 12; mortgages 6;
releases 1; leases 1; marriage licenses granted 8.
Eaoli Eillid. Some hunters shot a large
grey eagle near Alexandria, a few days slnoe.
It measured seven feet from the tip cf one
wing to that of the other.
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ACOIDIKT TO THB FlBBT-BOAT COVIIOTOX.
Yeiterday, while the forry-boat Onmgton was
orossing the river, toward Cincinnati, It en
countered a body of ioe, by which the hull
was 10 badly perforated that it became neces
sary to tow it into the Licking for repairs.
ClKOIXBiTI AMD CoVIMOTOW BridOI, We
understand that there are indications that the
work on the Cincinnati and Covington Bridge
will be resumed next summer. Be this as it
may, the present condition and future pros
pect of the river oertainly demonstrate the
necessity of a speedy notion in regard to this
matter. . . .-. ...-.' . . ., , ,,
We are unwilling to concede that any other
city, as large and wealthy aa Cincinnati, and
located so adrantacreoualT for oommeroe and
manufaoturea, possessed a greater degree of
enterprise wan is noes, yes we nn towns com
paratively insignificant, not only erecting but
luitaininga bridge of this deaniption, while
we are without one. .,,
' The trade of central Kentucky la directed
almost exclusively toward Clnolnnati. but the
Interruptions whioh so frequently intervene
during the winter, oocaaioned by the ioe in
the river, ar productive of serious losses to
the city merchants, aid a great Inoonvenlenoe
to the people of the country. .,-,
For nearly two months of ths year the Ken
taoky trade Is rendered stagnant by the un
certainty of oonatant communication between
the two shores of the Ohio. The only prac
tical and effectual remedy to be applied to
this li, the speedy completion of the bridge
over the river. With proper effort, two years
will be ample time to seenre its erection. .
Ioa, The ice Is rapidly aoctunalatiag in the
river, and it is with the greataMt difficulty that
a transit Is kept np between this and Cincin
nati. The river is falling, and consequently
the ice is contracted into a narrower compass,
hence it is mnoh more compact than, it would
otherwise hare been.- vV--. ' 0
I Fouoi M attibs. A Hibsrian female waa
yesterday fined $2 and coats for indulging in a
"wee bit" too much on Saturday lait, to drown
the sorrow she entertained at being eompajled
to witness the expiring throes of the dying
School EiirimoBV The School Exhibition
on Saturday night last passed off weU, and
ue perionaers sua uemicives great emit.
Pkb'b Oris a-hodsb. The audience at the
Opera-house, last night, e wttaow the seventh repre
sentatioo of the Minauiima Nionr'a Daat, waa
quit laage. The hyperborean weather, with which
we nave beea favored during the lent few da. a, baa
apparently given our citlteaaan increased (IcM.re to
wander, in Imagination, among tbe poetic flowan
wbioh the mighty genius, who created tbo clay, scat
S? w'tn ',ish hand through .very portion of it.
The pleaaure doee not merely conaiat in gaaingon
a beautiful representation of fairy-land, where the
- vi ,ug iud una
ng binaries to the cheeka of the
the unhvr..thAilnff thnlr f .
granoe make .the atmoapbare redolent bydelicloui
odors, but the Nortlt wind, elghinar without, rendera
the picture atlll more warm and fflnwinir. whii-th.
sweetly-flowing lines of the author, and the pleasing
moalo of Uendelasohn, delight at once the eenaee anc
the soul, and make the fancy seem almost the faot.
The Duam will be repeated every evening dnrlng
the week, and those who have not witnessed it ahould
do so Immediately for it will certainly be withdrawn
after Saturday night to give plaoe lo other novelties.
Wood's Tbiatib. The audience last night
at this cosy and comfortable establishment was very
,r.g SPd '". m'T tw' tn houae waa overflowing,
John Brougham's laughable burlesque of Po-oo-noi-Tis
paaaed off admirably, and kept the audience
in a roar. Blcs Bubd, with iu magnlBcent scen
ery, and dreases. and dances, Oiled the tmaglaallon,
and the Oriental splendor of iu suggestions gave de
light to all who witnessed it. Both theae plays will
be repeated this evening, and the entorUinmeot will
close with a capital farce.
NatIoral Thiatib. The historical drama
?-C!SAt0T7" OoaoAi, Mias Davenport appearing In
the ti tle role, drew Quite a fair audience to the Na
tionaljast night, both In point of quality and quan
tity. Mies Ds Impersonation of the heroine baa all
the characteristics for which she U noted, and al
though we do not like the play, we must ooniniend
her representation of the character.
The exqutelte grace of the movemenU of thie excel
lent artiate ; the entire command she bas attained
over the expreaalon of her face : the juatneas of her
conception of every character abe portray a, and the
pathos, power and perfeot harmony which character
ize her impersonations render her a study (or both
the painter and the poet. The paasione ahe utters in
words ahe seams to feel, and ail is mirrored In her
face lp a styls so flnlihed as to make it almost won
derful. To-night she will appear as "Catharine," In an
adaptation from one of Baltar's novels, called Till
CtaniSA. It la an axcallant ntav. anri it ...
sires to witness a piece of acting which, in point of
.. wuuiu uiuruu improve, let mm not tail
to visit the National ibU evening.
Smith A Nixon's Hall. The New Orleans
and Metropolitan Burleaqa Opera Company, com
priiing a troupe of eighteen performers, opened last
night at Smith A Nixon's Hall, to a crowded house.
Tbay are an excellent company, and their mnaio,
songs, danees and witticism, are many of them new
and allot them good, 't hey will appear tbls evening,
and every evening during the week.
CaiatiaTAL Si on. A Grand Jury was sworn
in before Judge Carter, yesterday. The names are as
followsi-Beth W. Folger, foremen; Franklin Ohur.
chili, W. B. Tnomaa, H. Grc neweg; John Molenhoff,
Daniel Lawrence, Jacob Lock h ear t.Wm. lllff, Hiram
SloopM. F. Dolorap, Wm. Kuho, P. N. Farnswortb,
John T. Mitchell, Tbomas Paul, Samuel Adier.
The oharge waa postponed until thit morning.
The petit jury was called, and dismUsed until Mon
A joint section was held pro forma; but nothing
was transacted beyond arranging the business lor tbs
The exceedingly eold weather of aoveral
days past continued yesterday, and In tbe morning
the heavy and increasing Ice gave) evidence tbat nav
igation waa cloat-d at thla port. No boats left the
landing during the day, and none arrived; nor will
they until the temperature lowers. At preaent there
is a prospect of an lot bridge over ths Ohio in a day
Tbe ferries continued their trips yesterday, but not
without Irregularity and difficulty. The water was
slowly falling yesterday at this point,
At tne lending, yesterday, owing to the su
lion of navigation and th observation of
xear's, nothing was done. The. wharf looked do
aerted. and the ice-bound .taamnrii lnnk.t ..i..
choly aa a married man, or a mlasr who had loat his
Until the loe disappears, no Interest will be felt tn
mature about the Biver.
William Till ahd Gbblbb's Minions A
AOTOB OVBROOMS BT ScPIBDUMBRABIIS. Sol
Smith relates" this amusing story t
One of our first stars in Mobile this season
(1835-0,) was Mr. Barton,. then newly arrived
in this country, afterward and for several
years acting manager of the St. Charles thea
ter, New Orleans. I had known Mr. Barton
before, at Montgomery, where he had acted
with me, and where we had passed many
pleasant hours drinking tea, (yes, literally
drinking tea!) and discussing: the nlavcf Ham.
4let. " ' '
Mr. Barton opened in "William Tell," and
barring that he had a weak voice, oaused by
asthma, and a rather imperfect utterance, the
result of bad teeth, a noble representation of
that hero he gave.
In the seoond aot, it will be remembered
William Tell is seised by the Austrian troops,
under the oommand of one Sarnem, and loaded
with ohains, by order of Governor Gesler. At
rehearsal, as is usual, I called four of our
"useful" people to do the selling; but Mr.
Barton requested that instead of the actors
doing the business, I would select four strong
supernumeraries, and to them entrust the task
of seizing and orushing him down. "I always
find," says Mrs, B., "that supers do this busi
ness best: they are unused to the convention
alities of the stage, and therefore act natu
rally." So it waa arranged in that way.
"Inatruot them to orush me down," added
Mr. Barton ) " let them understand that at
the one they are to rush upon me, and not pay
ing the least attention to what is said, or what
I do, they are to crush me down, and hold me
there till the curtain falls." "All right," said
I, " we have some pretty strong fellows among
our supers, and they will undoubtedly orush
you down, and keep you down." "The
stronger the better' replied B., "and be sure
to tell them to keep me down when they have
got me there.- Never fear," I rejoined,
" they will keep you down, undoubtedly.
' At night I selected four of the itrongeit fel
lows I ooald find, and asking my partner to
take charge of two of them on one aide, I took
the other two, and stationed them directly op.
poaite. Being: extremely anxloue that the acene
ahould go well, and all depending on the final
tableaux, Ludlow and myself were very par
ticular to give the supers their orders; in shot t,
they stood ready at the eua to leap like tigers
npon the prey. .
' "Seise him!" exclaimed Sarnem and they
did aeiie him. Aa soon as they were told to
"go," they were upon him. And obt how
quiokly poor Barton found himself crushed
: "Let me np you are murdering me!"
gaaped the unfortunate TelL Bot there was
no letting np there no, lirl They had been
told not only to eruih him down but to hold
him there, regardless of anything that should
be done or said; and they obeyed their orders
most ImpHoitly. In rain Tell struggled with
his cantors; in vain he swore they were kill
ing him. There they held him, and there
they would have held him during the remain
der of the night, if the fall of the ourtain had
not pnt an end to the scene. Poor Barton,
helpless and panting, and breathing asthmatio
curses against the strong supers, waa carried
to the green-room, and the performance was
delayed a full half hour for his recovery. ,
PEN AND SCISSORS.
gtaVA correspondent of the Philadelphia
Ltdpr, says: I learn that Governor Wise has
laid before the joint Legtalature, over 600
letters and documents sent oim upon the Har
per's Firry invasion. ' tv ' "
trThe son of a eoal miner named Ftity
was blown through twopartltions and into the
yard, at MertlniviUo, Ve,, recently, by ignit
ing a keg of powder with a candle. He
lived two days after the aooident.., .
' gfMena Coons waa" standing In the door
of her parent's house, In Baltimore, a day or
two ago, when a man named Nicholas Lewii
Sealed by, and turning round shot her without
is least provocation, wounding her so dan.
gerouslj that it is thought she will die.
far There are four survivors of the Wvom.
Ing massacre still living. Mr. Charles Harris,
of Kingston, Pa., still hale and hearty, aged
98; Mrs. Hannah Jones, of the same place,
Mrs. Deborah Bedford, of Abington, and Mrs.
Ryaa, of Wayne county. -
" On Friday night last, the dry goods
store of John S. Kennard, in Wilmington,
Del., was broken Into and robbed of goods to
the Telueef between $8,000 and $6.000.
GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF OHIO.
CoLOHiva, ' January 2 Tbe Fifty-fourth
General Aetembly of , the State of Ohio con
vened at 10 A, M. this .morning, each House
being opened in usu Uform.
SENATE The Senate met, Lieut. Got.
Walker presiding; Senator Monroe, of Lorain
County, acting aa Clerk. The several distriote
were called, and the members present were
sworn in. .
Clerki were nominated and 'elected, aa fol
lows, (the Democratic members voting for the
officers of the last session:) D. W. Rhodes, of
Delaware, Chief Clerk; M. L. Morrow, of Tus
carawas, First Assistant; E. A. Higgins, of
Wood, Seoond Assistant. .
The Sergeants-at-Arms elected are is follows:
W. H. Green, of Montgomery ; James W. Sands,
of Vinton, First Assistant; John Wallace, of
Madison, Second Asiiatant.
Senator Brewer, of Columbians, objected to
he election of Seoond Assistant Sergeant-st-Armi,
alleging the uncertainty existing as to
the legal ability of the nominee by reason of
his age, which he asserted was in doubt.
Senator Harrison, of Madison, without per
sonal knowledge aa to the fact, would base
bis action upon the statement of the nominee.
He had el way i found the young man reliable
Sen. Schlelch, (Dem ) of Fairfield, objected
to a postponement of tho election at this time.
The postponement would be Irregular. If the
candidate be not of age, he will, having taken
the oath of offioe, be chargeable with perjury.
Credentials were presented to show that
Mr. Wallace ii of full age, and the motion to
postpone the election was lost. The candi
date was then elected and qualified.
A resolution authorising the President of
the Senate to appoint the oommittees of this
body, was laid upon the table.
Alter drawing for seats, the Senate ad
journed. HOUSE. The House met," Mr. Auditor
Wright presiding. Mr. Browne, of Miami
County, acted aa Clerk, being assisted by Mr.
Robinson, of Harding, and W. 0. Howells, of
For Speaker, Mr. Andrewi of Auglaize, nom
inated W. B. Woods, of Licking.
Mr. Biakesley, of Cuyahoga, nominated
Richard 0. Parsons, of the same county.
Mr. Parsons was elected. He voted for Mr.
J. W. Robinson of Union County. Mr. Woods
voted for Mr. Andrewi.
Messrs. Woods, Wright and Parrott were
appointed a jommittee to conduot the Speaker
elect to the ohair. Their duty having been
duly performed, and the Speaker having sab
scribed to the oath of office, he addressed the
House as follows:
Gentlemen of the House of Representatives:
I trust you will consider it no idle ceremony
when I lay that I thank you for the honor
you have conferred in oalling me to preiide
over your deliberation!. The only return I
can make for thii mark of your favor, is to
endeavor to discharge the duties of my posi
tion to the beit of my ability. Butan honest
purpose and an. impartial judgment will all
avail nothing in this plaoe, even with far
greater abilities than I have, unless your pre
siding officer is assisted and advised by your
selves. With your co-operation and good
will hii labori are light without It, they oan
not bo performed. i
Gentleman: we have assembled at an im
portant period in the hi'tory of our State and
country. Tbe posiii a' Ohio, in this confed
eracy of State, is of such moment that the
assembling of our Legislature is of national
importance, and its proceeding a are looked
after with much interest. In view of these
things, let us use the power confided to our
charge vilely and disoreetly; and In such a
manner that the statesmen and. historians of
the future may look upon our work with satis
faction. Let us so act that wo may prove to
our sister State! that we are continuing the
Union as our fathers formed it, and bequeathed
It to us and our children.'
It may not be unimportant f mn to say a
word to the political majority on this lloor.
You have just achieved a great viotory in se
curing the election of a doolded majority of
the members cf the present assembly, and, as
a consequence, upon you rests the responsi
bility of all the aots of this body. Let us re
member, also, that the minority are entitled
to equal rights and privileges with ourselves,
and we should ever bear In mind that we have
but one object in view the prosperity and
welfare ot our commonwealth and the glory
of our common country.
The following persons were elected officers :
(the Demooiatie members voting for the officers
of the last House.) B. R. Cowen, of Belmont,
Chief Clerk; S. L. Lamborn, of Stark, 1st as
sistant do. ; F.Reidling, of Erie; 2d do, Jos.
Warwiok, of Warren, Sergeant-at-arms ; I.
J. Davis, of Morrow ; 1st assistant do. ; L. W.
Edwards, of Huron, 2d do.
The member! drew lots for seats. ' ''
A committee on rules, (Woodi, of Licking,
Chairman, was appointed) ; also, a committee
to arrange for reporting the legislative pro
The House took a recess until VA, P. M.
In the afternoon the Governor's Message
waa received and read in both Houses.
Thb Lova or TBI Nun ro thi Mtbtlb
Viis. A young German lady writes as fol
lows to her lover, of a nun ahe met in Europe:
She kept it, winter and summer, in her eell;
she accommodated herself, in ererthing, to its
wants; day and night she gave tt air, and in
winter, only at mnoh warmth as was ncoeaiary
for it. How did she foci herself rewarded,
when it was covered with budsl She showed
them to me, when they were scarcely set; I
helped to cherish It; every morning I filled the
omse at SU Magdalen's well; the buds grew
and beoame red; at last they opened; cn the
fourth day it stood there in full blossom; each
blossom, a white cell, with a thousand rayed
arrows in the midst, each of which bore a pearl
upon its point It stood at the open window;
the bees greeted It.
Now I first know, that this tree Is conse
crated to love; then I did not know it, and
now I understand it. Tell me, oan love be
more sweetly oherished than this tree? and
oan tender care be more sweetly rewarded,
than through so full a bloom? Ah, the dear
nun, with half-faded roses on her cheeiu, en
veloped In white, and the black crape veil
whloh floated around her quick, elegant gait,
as, from oat the wide aleeves of the black
woollen garment, ehe stretched her beautiful
hand to water the Ihworel Once ahe placed a
little blaok bean in the earth; she gave it me,
and said I should eheriah It, and I ahould
have a delightful lurprise.
It toon began to ihoot, and shewed leaves
like trefoil; it twined up a little stalk, like the
vetch, with little ringed hooks; then It pro
duced scanty yellow budr; out of thla grew, as
big aa a hssel nut, a little green egg, with
brown rings. Thenun broke it off, pulled It
out by the stalk irnt a chain of elegantly ar
ranged thorns, between whioh the seed, con
sisting of little beans, had become ripe. She
Plaited a crown of it, laid it at the feat of her
ivory Christ, on the cruoUx, and told me this
plant was called "Corona Chriiti.w
I HAVE THIS DAY ASSOCIATED WITH
melnth. Lumber Unpin. (1HB a bmith
SKlwJ:l, JIT. "". ?' 7SU8' WIA8NBB i
fill Th nlrAil ,a M ii. 1 . .
-v.uuuv w, .ueirpsironage lor tne nrm
J TH08. HrVBABWBB
GOOD BLACK OOLONG TEA8, at 80
Hoe, lit and Ml Main-street.
EXTRA FINE YOTJNG HYSON TEAS,
at 60 canU ner lb., at nnt.TCR'H.
! Hoe. Sit and 111 Main-street
PRIME OLD GOVERNMENT JAVA
. OOIfM at OOITBB'B, ;
d Wqs. 31, and 881 Main-street!
VERY FINE. MOCHA AND -RIO CO F
. rci at . , OOLTIB'S, -
deSQ - Kos.lHand 2t Main-street
IIaTEW HAMS. New sugar-cured Hams
JohaShay'abaet-at1 OOLTIB'S, , ;
dSC , i Noe. US and SU Main-etreet. '
XBW HAM S-DAVI8'8 DIAMOND
. BRAND-Just out of smoke: alao. new Driad
BB ASD-Just oat of smoke; also, new Dried
dew. - rK&OUeUK, Corner Ninth and Tine.
gPAipING'S PREPARED GLUE I
BPALPIWQ'8 PR ft PARE B GM'KI
SPALDING'S PREPARED CLl'EI
u SATE THB PIBCEHI '
tiCONOitlYi ' " DISPATCH!
BUT "A Sllteh la Time Mavee Mao."
As accidents will Happen, even in well-regulated
lamtllea, tt la very desirable to have soma sheep and .
convenient way for repairing Purnltiire, Toys, Crock
SPALDING'S PBIPABED OLTJ1
Meets all inch emergencies, and no aooaehcld oan
afford to be without It It Is always ready and up to
the itlokng point. There U no longer a necessity fer
llmpingchalrs, splintered veneers, heedless dolls end
broken cradles. It is just the article for cone, shell
and ether ornamental work, so popalarwith ladies
of refinement and taste.
ThU admirable preparation U used oold, being
chemically held in solution, and posaesslng all the
valuable qualities of the beat cabinet-makers' glue.
It may be seed in the place of ordinary mucilage,
being vastly more adhesive. . ; r
UBIa-UL IB KVEBT HOTJ8B." ..
N. B. A Brash accompanies each bottle. Price
Wholesale Depot, No. 30 Plata-street, N. Y.
Address HJBNRY C. SPALDING etc CO.,
. Box No. 3,600 New York.
Put up for Dealers in Oases containing four, eight
and twelve doaen a beantifnl Lithograph Show-card
accompanying each package.
mr A single package of SPALDING'S PBB
I'ABXD GLTJK will save tea times IU cost annually
lo every houeehold."Wei
Sold by all prominent Btationera, SrugglaU, Hard
ware and furniture Dealers, Grocers and Fancy
Country Merohaats ahould make a note of SPALD
ING'S PBIPABED GLTJS.when making up tbetr
llat. It will stand any climate.
8PALDIN68 PREPARED OLUBI ..
CBirtTL IN ITB BY H0CBBV - -
SPALDING'S PBIPABCD OMJI,
BOLD BY BTATIOHIBB.
SPALDING'S PBBPABXD OLUB,
BOLD BT DRTJQQI8T8. ,
. SPALDING'B PBXPABID OLTJX,
BOLD BT BABDWABI D CALEBS.
' SPALDING'S PBBPAB1D GLTJK,
SOLD BY HOUBl-rPBNIBHINQ STOBBS.
SPALDING'B PREPARED GLUB,
BOLD BY rOBNITOBI DEALERS.
SPALDING'S PBEPABID GLUE,
SOLD BY FANOT-GOODB DEALERS.
SPALDING'S PREPARED GLUE, : '
BOLD BY QBOOER8.
SPALDING'S PBEPABID OLCB,
SOLD BY COUNTRY MERCHANTS GENERALLY
HENRY C. HPALDING afc CO.a
30 Platt-at., New York.
Address Poetoface, Box No. S,00.
Annexed is an Alphabetical List of Articles which
If damaged, may be restored to ihslr original
strength and usefulness by "
SPALDING'S PREPARED GLUE.
...Mends ACCOUNT BOOKS,
..Menda INLAID WORK.,
...menda NBWEl, POSTS.,
. .Menda TAIlI.ES.
...sienna VASES. ...,..
..monaa wukh-boxks ..........
..Menda ZEPHYR WOOD-WORK....
...In conclnalon, SPALDING'S PREPARED
GLUE is useful in Libraries and Schools.
...S .....Monde BTEREOBOOPK8 .8 . 1
-.P Mends PITCHERS ., ,,P.... S
i...A...Mends ACCORDEONS.......... A . I
.L.....Menos LETTER-SEALING I t
...D.. ..Mends DiaccaxxoTrpa Oases. .D 6
-..I .Mends IMAGES...... . .I S
...N Mends MEW RKEAKAOCK. T 7
.u. .menus wun-HXUUKH...
8 ....Menda HOHOOL-BOOEB.
.E .Mends Klcctbioai, Machines
.P Mends PAPER-HANGINGS...
A Menda ARM-CH ATRJt -
...R..Mends RICKETY FURNIT
BE..R . .16
...is. menus H.HAHKB HAfil)
...Mends LOOSENED LEAYES.....JL 1 .
...Menda Uprolstsbio Fuajiitubb..U.....20
Mends KQG-BEATKR8....... B.31
...Mends ACORN-WORK... ZJ
Menda CHESS-BOARDS M .
...Mends FIDDLES 2 '
Mends HHBl.t-wnng ;
Mends FILLET-WORK.. . 36
Menda HOBBY-HORSES ,. .., W '
.... Mends KALEIODSCOPES. . I
Mends MONEY-BOXES .. 2
Mends PICTURE PRAMES .80
Mends SECRETARIES... . JU
Mends VENEERING. ...... ..M
Mends BOUOOL FURNITURE S3
menas rAi'iBtt-jn AUUAi.
Mends PARIAN MARBLE..
..Mends ORIBS .
menae da b j u at v Kjte.
...Mends WASH STANDS.,
......'". nin 1 1 , in
Mends B ALLOC Voi'tSZ
sit ... ..a tTDinnutnuj
Hi.jiouBu aixnuaiu juaHHH.MM,
Mende BACKGAMMON BOARD!
mends RAN UUOAES
..Menda BASS-VIOLS ..
...Menda BOOT-CRIMPS ..
..Mends CRUTCHES. .
..Menda CUPBOARDS ,
menda C A ttu-UASES.
Mends DIAR7 "...-
.....nenos uiaii ttu.
Mends P IRS BOARDS
mends riUTUB.. ..,
nuuo aanvtinn .OB
Jlenda QUTT APEROHA-WARB ..88
jienos a ixaa .. ......M
Menda TOPS... n
Meade SEWING MAOHXN1
Mende WOODE N-WARB .
WAJLbOW-WAR.,...,,i.i , ...IQH
SPALDING'S PBEPABID OLTJB,
. BOLD BY BTATIOHIBB.
SPALDING'S PBIPAXXD OLCl,'
- BOLD BY DRUGGISTS.",'
! SPALDING'B PBEPABID GLTJ1, '
... BOLD BT GBOCEBS. .
SPALDING'S PBEPABID GLTJI,
BOLD BY BABDWABI BTOBJH.
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,. SPALDING'S PBEPABID GLUB,
BOLD BY HOUBB-rUBNIBBINO BTOBJtfl. -
BPALDINO'S PBEPABID CLUB,
OLD BY OOUHTBY MEROHAHTB SBNUALLY .
. HaacBastwedby .' .j' -r T: - tv
HXV&Y C. SPAIDIBO CO., '
ae Piatt so set, Hew Tetrh. -
AddresaPoeirtBoa, Boa No. MPS. ... .
' Pat up la eeate eoataiiilM eitster Jftr,.lUMer '
Twelve Dosea each. - A teaartttal Utttsrtaehte "
Show Oard aooompantsti each taikstje. ' : "
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