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Wall Street Yesterday.?The stock mar ket was active, although attended by lower prices. The coal stocks were the chief ob jects of assault. Gold was steady at 109. feloney on call loaned at 4, 3 and 1 1-2 per sent Government bonds were higher and railway mortgages steady. The Collision on the Old Colony Railroad yesterday morning is another instance of a disaster?happily not so fatal as it might have been?which could have been prevented by proper foresight, precaution and attention to duty on the part of the railroad employes. A Female Smuggler is usually a deft indi vidual, but Mrs. Daniel Goldsmith, who ar rived on the steamship Oder yesterday, ?truck an idea so unique that only the maternal instinct could detect tho fraud. Our news columns furnish the particulars of this remarkable case. A Visit to Stokes at the Auburn State Prison furnishes the subject of a very inter acting letter, which we print this morning. JThe health of the prisoner is much broken. jHo is to be released on the 28lh inst., after paying the penalty of an offence which has attracted public attention for nearly six years. Strikes among the employes of the coal and railroad companies are far too frequent. The latest is that of the workmen of the Dela waro, Lackawanna and Western Railroad, of which wo have an interesting report from ficranton this morning. Evidently the want of an equitable system in the determination of wages is at the bottom of these frequent disturbances. Senator .Johnston, of Virginia, explodes pno of the campaign stories based on the alleged intention of the democrats to pay rebel claims? namely, the charge lounded on bis bill to pay certain citizens of Loudon county a large sum of money. When the truth is told it turns out to be a very Rimple transaction and a fair sample of campaign charges on both sides. Jerome Park. -The autumn meeting of the American Jockoy Club at Jerome Park closes to-day with apromiso of excellent rac ing. Unfortunately, these races are scattered over a fortnight instead of being com pressed into a week. In the luture it would be well to give a week of races at each meeting, as by this course the interest will be sustuined and concentrated. Seiivia Regards the Armistice as too long, and will not accept. If the 8ervian army had shown more efficiency in the held this position might have been valid, but as it is easier to maintain an army during a truce than during active operations, and as the Servians cannot hope to overcome the Tnrks in ths time designated for the armistice it is hard to understand the meaning of their * if it is to be accepted on its faes. Am "Awakening" In City Polities. Oar partisan city contemporaries have been for the last few weeks too mnoh absorbed in the political contest in the October States to have any attention to spare on the necessity for good government in this metropolis. Now that the smoke and dust of the October battles have oleared away we ore pleased to find them taking np city politics, and evincing, from different points of view, a correct appreciation of the bearing of oar local contest on the national canvass. The Hxeaud, which observes pnblio affairs from a more impar tial standpoint, has kept a steady eye on city politics daring the heat of the Western State elections, and is glad to find even a tardy recognition of their great importance by its local contemporaries. The only thing which it regrets in this sadden awakening is that the party journals look at the municipal contest only from those party points of view, in apparent disregard of the fact that wise and honest government for this great me tropolis is a thing of first rate importance on its own account, qnite apart from its bear ing on national politics. The Hsbald has not ignored either point of view. While anticipating its party contemporaries in pointing out the possible national conse quences of the local contest it has also kept steadily before its renders the necessity for good municipal administration for the sake of the city itself! In our estimate wise government of the city is the para mount consideration in city politics, the effect of good nominations on the general prospects of parties being incidental and subordinate. It is true that we have pressed the latter order of consideration, but only because the interest of good government seemed to coincide with the interest of the democratic party, and we have hoped to convince itB leaders that correct action here would help them in their national canvass. We should be glad of their assistance in city affairs from any motive, and as party motives are most operative with party men we have attempted to con vince them that the true interest of their party is not inconsistent with the welfare of the city. If we have appealed to a low order of motives it is because we had no reason to expect the attention of politicians to arguments founded on the simple claim of the city to good government. We should rejoice to see our municipal affairs disentangled from general politics; but we must take things as we find them, and ore always glad when party interests supply a motive for proper municipal nomi nations. But, after all, the great thing for our city is good government at home. The two leading party organs in this city?the Times, on the republican side, and the World, on the democratic aide?had note worthy articles yesterday on city politics, evincing on the part of each a true es timate of the situation. The evident though unavowed purpose of the article in the Times was to favor the nomination of Mr. Green as the joint candidate of the re publicans and anti-Tammany democrats. The open and avowed purpose of the article of the World was to checkmate Mr. Green by urging a democratic nomination popular enough to take the wind out of his sails. Both articles were wise from a party point of view. Eaoh may serve as a balloon from which a correct view may be obtained of the situation of one of the opposing armies. The World sees th-t its bite noire, Andrew H. Green, may be elected Mayor if the Tammany democrats make a weak nomination. The Times sees the advantage of a union on Mr. Green by all the opponents of Tammany, and ad dresses its argument to foolish republican politicians who insist on a strict party nom ination and thus play into the hands of Tammany. "The duty and interest of the republican party of New York," says tho 7Tm<w, "alike dictate the necessity of indors ing whatever independent nominee best ful fils the requirements of energy, honesty and ability to be, in all respects, the Mayor of the peaple. Any other course would be as unsafe as it would be discreditable." This squints toward tho support of Mr. Green by the republican party, and it is wise both in a party view and a publio view. The repub lican party of this city, acting alone, can have no hope of electing a Mayor; but by supporting a good candidate put forward in other quarters it may embarrass and weuken the democratic party in the general canvass, and at the same time se cure influence and offices for republicans in the municipal government From a party point of view the demonstration of tho Tunts is good strategy, with tho added merit of being in the interest of good municipal government. The ruuning of n separate local ticket by the republicans would merely give Boss Kelly full swing and insure the election of "my candidate." Mr. Green, in spite of his eccentricities and unseemly ex hibitions of "myself," would make a mote efficient and cnlighteued Mayor than any servile tool of Boss Kelly. The W'nrld feels a just alarm at the run Mr. Green would make against a Tammany candidate who could not command the con fidence of all sections of the democratic party. Against one of Kelly's pets Mr. Green's chances would be excelleut, sup ported as he would be by the republican vote, the nearly unanimous German vote, and the whole body of disaffected democrats. It is creditable to the Werid'a clearness of sight and honesty of purpose that it does not blink at this danger and sounds a sharp note of warning. "Last year," it says, "the State ticket was unquestionably hurt by the alliance of nnti-Tummany with the republicans. The local contest is keener to the local politicians who fight it than the larger battle, and it is absurd to suppose that two organizations which are fighting each other bitterly on one issue can be heartily and efficiently working together on another." This be tokens a correct appreciation of the peril which besets the democratic purty. The Hot-id's intense hostility to Mr. Greon docs not blind it to the possibility of his election if tho city democracy should blunder. Urging the necessity of democratic union on a good candidate it says: "It is neces sary, to prevent tho city fr< m having the worst Mayor it ever had yet as well us to strengthen the national and Htate tickets, which any democratic division would weaken, that the conference of Tammany and anti-Tammany should be successful." And the World has the candor and courage to ad mit that the nomination of a party hack for Mayor by the city democrats would not only brighten the prospect of Mr. Green, but would imperil the success of the Presiden tial ticket The democratic leaders should lay this emphatic warning to heart:?"If each party insists, not upon any par ticular candidate, still less upon any political hook as a candidate, but upon the man whom citizens of New York will recognize to be the best man in it for Mayor, the division will be healed and the nominee of the conference will be triumphantly elected. Any other course may have the effect of electing a man. Green or another, whom no democrat, Tam many or anti-Tammany, wishes to see elected, and may possibly imperil demo cratic success in the State upon which the Presidency depends, and with it the politi cal fortunes of the United States for four years from next March." We are pleased to witness from such a source this frank recog nition that the Hkiuld has been giving the city democracy sound advice respecting their local canvass. We have no partiality for the democratic party, but as it is in a majority of nearly two to one in this city it is fairly entitled to the control of the city government, if it se lects good candidates for office. We concede the right of the majority to govern if it will govern wisely and honestly. The govern ment of this city belongs of right to the democracy if they do not abuse their power, and it is for this reason we are anxious that they should make good nominations. We should feel much greater pleasure in supporting their candidates than those of the opposition if they would let us. We have, therefore, re peatedly indicated the type of candidates they ought to nominate. We have no per sonal favoritism. We, would quite as will ingly aid one good candidate as another. All that we insist upon is that he shall be a citizen of recognized standing, capacity and personal independence, and not a mere tool of taction. Mr. Agnew would be a very acceptable Mayor to the publio, and therefore to us; but we could give an equally hearty support to any candidate of the same general type. Mr. Babcock, Presi dent of the Chamber of Commerce, or Mr. Boyal Phelps or Mr. John Grenville Kane, or any oitizen of similar standing, who would prefer the interest of the oity to that of the party which elected him, would re ceive our warm indorsement, as ho would also that of the people. Is It 8osth Carolina or Mexico! Arbitrary illegal arrests by federal sol diers, under the orders of federal deputy marshals, have begun in South Carolina. Governor Chamberlain, candidate lor re election, opposed not only by the democrats but by a considerable and increasing faction in his own party, fears that he will be beaten. Accordingly he appeals to the federal ad ministration for the loan of soldiers to help him to intimidate the recalcitrant voters. Having arranged a board of State canvassers of election and a returning board, the ma jority of whose members are candidates on the same ticket with him, and are thus by a monstrous perversion of justice entitled to decide the vote in their own favor; having further managed that of the ninety-six commissioners of election in the counties seventy should be his declared partisans and forty office holders who hold their places by his appoint ment; having thus prearranged the count in his own favor, Mr. Chamberlain now sum mons federal troops and federal marshals to arrest citizens known to be opposed to him in politios. And all this in the United States, and under the auspices of a party which once called itself the pre-eminent friends of liberty, and some of whose lead ing members held the Fugitive Slave law to be unconstitutional because it interfered with the rights of the States. Mr. Charles Francis Adams, in a recently published letter, warned the people against the revolutionary tendencies of the republican leaders. Was he far wrong ? A multitude of respectablo oitizens, among them all the republican mem bers of the Supreme Bench of the State, assert publicly that there is no trouble, no political violence or lawlessness in South Carolina. The citizens who have been ar rested have submitted quietly. The Gov ernor himself has made no pretence even of an effort to subdue lawlessness; he has done nothing but issno a violent and incendiary proclamation and sent for federal troops, like his prototype, Ferrin, in Alabama, who shot a hole through his own hat and then culled for the soldiers. Docs the republican party of the North consent to such revolu tionary acts as this ? Is this a sample of what it proposes to do if it is continued in power another four years? If so, then the Bafcst, the only safe course for Northern voters, is to turn it out. There can be no doubt on that subject. This is not Mexico ; but these acts of Governor Chamberlain, this misuse of federal troops and federal powor, would, if continued lour years longer, set us a long way toward Mexico. If it is grantod that the political party which happens to possess the federal government may march its soldiers into the States for political purposes, then we have paved the way broadly for general civil disorder. If these proceedings in South Carolina ars not promptly disowned by the republican candi date every Northorn citizen who has a stake in the country ought to vote against him. Adamva Patti's Bcssian Engagement, a will be seen from our Paris letter this aorning, is a question as troublesome as ny of the political problems of the day. Vhether she opens or closes her mouth ex ites as much interest as the agitation of the uustion affecting the mouth of the Danube; ut that she will not sing in 8t. Petersburg, his winter, at least, seems clear. Why can he not be induced to pay her long promised isit to New York to show us thefull fruition f her early years at the Academy of Music ? Tins Day, one hundred years ago, Cad wallader Colden died, above the age of ninety years. He was Lieutenant Governor of New York Slkte, and had no John Kelly to instruct him. Mr. BilMBt'i Speeds. Mr. Belmont's speech on taking the chair as presiding officer of the democratic meet ing last evening at the Cooper Institute was a clear and succinct exposition of the most weighty reasons for a change of administra tion. It is particularly noticeable for its strong eulogy of Charles Francis Adams and its cogent arguments for the early resump tion of specie payments. The fact that men like Mr. Adams and Mr. Belmont are giving a vigorous support to the democratic side proves that Mr. Tilden's administration will not lack sound advisers if he should be elected. It is not probable that either of them would consent to take office in the new administration, but, whether in offioe or out of office, they would be consulted on all important measures, and no administration could have more prudent and sagacious counsellors. One of these gentlemen is the ripest states man and the other tho ablest financier in the United States, and the judgment of each, in his own province, would have great weight both with the administration and the country. They would be powerful checks on whatever waywardness there may be in democratic impulses, and their knowl edge and foresight qualify them to give val uable suggestions in all affairs of sufficient magnitude to require the aid of high facul ties. There are no two men in tho country who are more entirely free from every trace or tincture of demagogism, or who have less hesitation in exhibiting their contempt for the shuffling arts of vulgar politicians. If the democratic party is to succeed it must be some consolstion even to republicans to know that it has such elements among its directing minds. Even if Mr. Tilden should not appoint Mr. Adams Secretary of State, or if, being offered the place, Mr. Adams Bhould decline it, it is unlikely that any important step would be taken in our foreign politics without the benefit of his enlightened judgment. We hope, however, that if Mr. Tilden is elected he will give strength and steadiness to pub lic confidence by offering the first place in his Cabinet to Mr. Adams, and that this pre eminent statesman will accept the position. The gratifying emphasis with which Mr. Belmont insists on resumption of specie payments as absolutely essential to the re vival of national prosperity has a signifi cance which would not attach to the profes sions of a mere politician on the same sub ject On* questions of finance Mr. Belmont speaks with the authority which belongs to one of the five or six most skilful men in that department of activity now living. His capacity, training and associa tions have given him a conceded place at the head of the financiers of this country. This position was accorded to him even during our civil war, when his advice was repeatedly asked by Mr. Lincoln and Mr. Seward on questions relating to the European connections of the government, although they were republicans and he was a democrat, which attested their confidence in his patriotism as well as his financial judgment. A democratic administration could not ignore the ablest financial mind in their party, and in the great change to specie payments Mr. Belmont's advice wauld be invaluable in maturing the details of a plan free from crudities and undetected sources of failure. Financial questions will be the really great questions of the next administration, and among the best minds now acting with the democratic party there is both the ability and the disposition to solve them. So far as the advice of men like Mr. Adams and Mr. Belmont might be followed there would be nothing crude, un steady or crotchety in the policy of a demo cratic administration in that higher order of questions on which their advice would be sought. Mr. Green's Programme. Mr. Green hns taken the Herald's advico and laid before the city his ideas of what it -needs in the way of improvements. His views agree so entirely with the views often and on one or two occasions very rocently urged by the Herald that to approve of what he says seems a little like praising our selves. Mr. Green has made a long and careful study of the city of Now York, in some part of whose government he has been for many years engaged, and we are not sur prised that he takes comprehensive and just views of the city's needs; for he knows both what has been well and what has been ill done. He is to be congratulated upon the opportunity given him to express his views so fully and clearly. It docs not happen every day that a man can get a chance to speak out on the subject which ho knows boat, and still more rarely docs a candidate for office have the good fortune to tell those who wish to nominate him what is the policy which he would impose upon them. His capacity for the duties of the Mayor alty is undoubted. He has long been famil iar with the detnils of the city's administra tion; ho knows intimately all parts and departments of the city; ho would not be Mr. Kelly's or anybody else's Mayor; and barring some unfortunate peculiarities of temper, which might stand seriously in the way of a successful administration, he would undoubtedly make a most useful Chief Executive for the city. He lias an unhappy faculty of arousing needless opposition by a dogmatic temper of mind, which will always stand in the way of his complete suc cess. He has played watchdog so long that to snarl and growl has become habitual with him; and we must add tliat while he would not be the creature of any other man he hus a habit of thinking very highly of his own opinions and judg ment, which often makes "myself" unpleas antly predominant with him. In some ways these are serious faults for the executive offiocr of a government like that of New York, where n man must get his own way, no matter how right and necessary it may be, oftenest by managing and conciliating inci^and not by dictatorial commands. We imagine that he would bring affairs to n deadlock oftener than is useful; if ho were in such cases ever so clearly in tho right that would not make the deadlock more en durable. If, however, he would agree to leave poli ties alone and attend strictly to his duties as Mayor, we believe he might bo a very useful officer for the oity. and wo should not object to rapport him, especially if Mr. Kelly in sists upon patting his own particular choice, "my candidate," in the field. Mr. Green re marks very justly in his speech that the in terests of this oity are so great that it de serves to have a policy of its own, unconnected with and unembarrassed by considerations of general politics. We wish it might be so. In fact, however, the present moment shows how difficult, if not impossible, it is to dis connect New York in this way from the poli tics of the oountry. Mr. Green's own nomi nation, being opposed by Mr. Kelly and Tammany, has an awkward effect upon the' prospects of his friend Mr. Tilden, because he is sure to draw away from and divide the democratic vote, and thns to weaken Mr. Tilden in the very place on which he relies for a heavy vote. But it is probable that Mr. Green would blame for this, not him self, but the perverse obstinacy of Mr. Kelly. Typhoid Fever In Philadelphia. In answer to some observations made by ns upon the prevalence in Philadelphia of a sort of ochlesis, or orowd disease, a cor respondent quotes the official tables of mor tality to Bhow that the deaths in September of this year are only greater than in the same month of last year in an infinitely small degree. From this quotation we are led to believe that our correspondent mis understood the drift of our observations. We did not say that the deAths wore more numerous; wo did not say that there were any deaths; but we are not of opinion that a disease is of no consequence because it does not kill, or even kill on the spot. In fact, the disease to which we refer is not generally fatal; and those who die of it really die at their own homes in other cities, to which they hurry away upon the first ap pearance of the malady. Philadelphians themselves do not probably have this dis ease, for they are habituated to the con ditions of the drainage and to the water. Outsiders who do not take the poison in sufficiently small doses are the ones who are affected, and the number of persons helpless through illness that may be seen on all the trains on their way home evidences the fact The Philadelphia press have treated this subjeot in a very narrow minded way and with a want of tact, intelligence and taste. They seem to regard as out rageous the slightest reference to some in disputable facts, and would apparently like to gag and suppress ail criticism of their ways as the Emperor Napoleon used to by stop ping at the Paris Post Offioe every newspaper which contained an article he did not like. They are ridiculously intolerant toward the press of other cities which treated the great Philadelphia projeot with liberal courtesy and consideration. Without exception we believe the press of this city favored and en couraged the Exhibition ; but we need not look for our reward in Philadelphia grati tude, since we have it all about us, inasmuoh as the Exhibition has brought more profit to us probably thau to its projectors. Visitors who stay two days at Philadelphia pass a week with us and find our great city the best exhibition of all. What Mr. Avgaitai Schell Thinks. We print elsewhere some account of Mr. Augustus Schell's opinions, communicated by himself to a Hebald reporter. Mr. Schell is so excellent a citizen and so admirable a man that what he thinks?and not only this, but even what he thinks he thinks?upon the absorbing topics of the Mayoralty and city politics has great, though, perhaps, not exciting interest Mr. Sohell thinks the prospect of harmony between the contend ing democratic faction? is good, but he don't know. He is very anxious to have a union of effort He does not know whether Messrs. O'Brien and Morrissey are opposed to his nomination. He grew merry over the sug gestion that O'Brien may want to be Mayor, but laughingly remarked that he once voted against him. He thinks both O'Brien and Morrissey men of influence in the city. He is sure that he, Mr. Augustus Schell, has been a democrat longer than Mr. John Kelly. He don't think Mr. Kelly would take the Mayoralty himself; in fact, he is sure of that. He does not think it would be "becoming in him to criticise any other candidate for the?the?Mayoralty," which is most remarkable, because he says of himself that he is not a candidate, and that he has "got enough to amuse'' him without seeking the Mayoralty, which high office we are sorry to see him regarding in a spirit of levity. Mr. Sohell is an excellent citizen. We are glau that he does not need amusement suffi ciently to desire the Mayoralty. We might have a worso Mayor than he would be, but the difficulty with him is that he would not be his own Mayor, nor the city's, but Mr. Kelly's. He is "my candidate," as Mr. Kelly would say, and he would be no moro in the office than tho appar ent Mayor; the real Mayor would be John Kelly. Now, we object to so transparent a device. Lot us have a real Mayor. The faot is, Mr. Kelly made a blunder about Mr. Schell. He ought to have nominated him two yeare ago. Ho was Kelly's second choice, tho second on the list of the people whom ho intends to make "my candidates," and thrust upon the people of New York. The list is long, but unfortunately for Mr. Schell and the others on it tho succession is very uncertain ; and for Mr. Schull's sake wo arc sorry that Mr. Kelly put Mr. Wickham be fore him. But it may be as well ; Mr. Schell is not a candidate, he says ; he doca not need the place to amuse him. Only wo do not understand why it "would not be becoming in him to criticise any other candidate lor the?the Mayoralty." It is very queer. In London, as well as in Now York, the old landmarks are disappearing. This time it is Temple Bar which is doouiod. The hideous old building is so well known that even here in New York the story of its demolition, which wo print to-day, will be read with as much avidity as if it were an account of the removal of some long familiar objoct in this city. Spain seems determined to sacrifice the flower of her youth on Cuban soil, and in addition to the liftecu thousand who are about to start for Cuba will send thirty thousand more if necessary. It seems im possible for the .Spanish government to learn that tho recovery of tho island cannot b? accomplished. Th* Viaasajr and Aatt-Tuimuijr CaaftmtM. On reading the proceedings of the Tam many and anti-Tammany conference com mittees, whose business it is to attempt to unite the New York democracy on a single local ticket, one might well snppose the offices of the city government to be the personal property of the political lead ers, which they are as free to sell, barter or give away as they are to dispose of their watches, overooats or household goods. Mr. John Kelly, on the one hand, as the ano tioneer of the Tammany side, declares his intention to retain the Muyor, Sheriff, Snr> rogate, throe Coroners, fourteen Assembly men, Ave Congressmen, three Aldermen-at Large and eight district Aldermen for his own friends, and to hand over to the anti Tammany party the County Clerk, the Su perior Court Judge, the Marine Court Judge, two Congressmen, seven Assembly men, one Alderman-at-Large, the Senator in the Fifth district and three district Aldermen. This modest proposition is promptly rejected, and on its side anti-Tammany, through the rival John, proposes to take the Mayor, one-third of the Aldermen and one-third of the Assem blymen, and to leave the remainder of the spoils to Mr. John Kelly and hit Tammany braves. Tammany, in its turn, rejects the more liberal offer of the opposi tion, and a suspension of negotiations takes place in order to afford time lor further dick ering. Each side knows that the other has demanded more than it will in the end be willing to take, just as in any other Bharply driren bargain, and when the committees again assemble the Tammany auctioneer no tifies his friends that the anti-Tammany traders insist on having the Sheriff or Sur rogate and one Coroner in addition to the County Clerk, in exchange for which they are willing to give up the two judgeships and the Senator. Then Tammany decides that it oannot afford to resign the rioh offioe of Sheriff or Surrogate, but consents to cast the coroner bone into the anti-Tammany kennel. Anti-Tammany refuses to yield, hungering, as it does, for the Sheriff's fees and the Surrogate's power ; so the dickering is further postponed. We would just suggest to Mr. John Kellj and the anti-Tammany leaders that in thut trading and swapping the public offices ol the city of New York they deal in goodi which do not belong to them and which they cannot deliver. They assume to be able to trade and swap some fifty thou sand independent democratic voters of the city when they thus maks a public auction of the municipal offices, and this is an undertaking which they may probably find it difficult to accomplish. The majority of the people of New York desire a local union of the democracy in this elec tion, because the city is largely democratic, and it is believed that such a union would help the democratic cause. But a party can only be injured by such a barefaced and shameless act as this attempted auction of offices among a handful of local politicians. If Mr. John Kelly, Mr. John Morrissey and the rest sincerely desire a democratic union in New York for the sake of the party4 throughout the Union, and for the purpose of placing the national government on the foundation of democratic principles, they1 will not care what faction obtains this offics or what faction secures that, but will nomi nate a democratic ticket that will unite the honest, independent demooratic voters ol the city. Only by such a policy oan they insure union and sucoess, and they cannot too soon break up the office auction pool which has been in operation for the past two days. PERSONAL INTELLIGENCE. Sl Loui? wants an art gallery. Connecticut cigars are sold In Alaska. Mr. J. J. Astor has arrived from Europe Blaine will speak In Newark next Tuesday. It has been snowing in tiie Georgia mountains. Baron D'Anotban, of Belgium, is at tho Glleej House. Mr. Leatham says tbat when the torlen go np wages go down. Many thousands of people are daily rlsltlng the White House. Rear Admiral Charles S. Boggs, United States Nary, Is at the Kverett House. Mr. Maurice Del fosse, Belgian Minister at Washing ten, la at tho Urevoorl House. Mr. Robert C. Winthrop, of Boston, arrived last evening at the Windsor Hotel. The Camden Post took a vote In a saloon and found twenty lor Tllden and ten lor Hayea Nllsson Is being received with popular demonstra tlonaof delight In Norway and Sweden. Cardinal Manning aaya that tba disturbed state of Europe Is caused by tbe lack of temporal power by the Pope. Tbe handsomest woman In Rnrope la tbe Connten de Cost iglione, who belonged to tne late Napoleonh court. Captnln Garralt Lydecker, United States Engineers, In cbargo of tbe Fox ltlvor Improvements, Is spend Ing a month's leave of absence with bta father, Joha R. Lydecker, at Englewnod, N. J. A Welsh widow, aa sha was torntng away from bar dead husband's open grave, received a whispered odor of marriage; but aho softly replied that abe had already accepted another offtir as abe was going Into thoohurch. Governor Grovcr, United States Senator elect from Oregon, is a native of Maine, Ofty-three years old, and has been In Orogon twonty-Qve years. Ha waa tbe first Congressman from that State, and has twice been eleetedfioveruor and la an old tlmo democrat. From tbo Evening Telegram :?"Doctors, being very much like oihor people, must eat, any amelioration of tbe babit resulting disastrously. They cannot eat pre cisely in the regular manner adopted by other citizens, but mastication in absolutely required, even If the re paet ban to be occasionally consumed In a cab or taken on tbe fly whtlo tbe sick gentleman la approaching tbe crisis of bis case. Many nn M. D. baa Just been fitting down to a leg of mutton when tbe olfic* bell sum moned bim three miles away to the setting of a human leg or tho critical consideration of a baby with tbe mumps. No wonder tbat wo seldom seo fst doctors and no wonder also that a man of medicine Is gentraUv blsnd and philosophical. Hs belongs to tbe clan which has learned what It la to have patients, and for the de lectation of that class we modestly efler the following prescrip?we mean bill ot fares? <$>~ HOtr. ^ * Fiendishly concocted by a gruel mooaten * $ risH. > I "Tbe lamp, prty, till I count these drops" i $ KXTRKKA AMD SORTIBS. J v All hoars of the night. ? V VKOHTAIILKS \ v Homreopathic pest. Cabbage heads i j Lettuce see your tongue. i'alao. i 5 Ko.u>r. ^ J Broken ribs. 5 J RAdOtlT. \ i Bills of lame ducks > f rnrrr. - i Ague apples (well shaken). ) 5 TKA. - % Bono-set. > Wo tblnk we have performed a very neat nperalion In concocting tbe above bill, and wo hope It will meet with readlar recognition than that accorded generally to tbe financial reminders of tho hardworking men who assist at oar birth and give na a farewell shake of the hand at oar deathbod aids"