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TIVOLI THEATRE.?Vakii ty EGYPTIAN HALL.?Vaiiiitv COLUMBIA OPERA HOUSE.-Varultt. QUINTUPLE sheet. NKW VORK.Sl'NDAY, MAY u'ti, W7. NOTICK TO Col'N'iTlY DKAI.KRS. The Ailam* Kxpre** Company run a special newspaper train over tlie I'uiiiii-vlvutila Railroad and its vomit-ciions, leaving Jerrey City at a quarter-past lour A. >1. daily and Sunday, carryinc the rc.'iiiar cdilinu nT the I1kiiai.ii as tar West as II arrUbur; anil >outh I" Wnihlnyrinn readmit; Philadelphia at a quarter past six A. M. and WasliiUKton at one P. -M. From our reports this nwminy the probabilities arc that the retathcr in New York to-day trill be sliyhtly eooler and fair or partly cloudy, possibly with an early morning or afternoon thunder storm. Wall Street Yesterday.?1Tbo stock mar ket was active and, led l?,v tbe stocks of some of tbe Western roads, advanced somewhat. The only exceptions to this were the coal stocks, which continue to show signs of weakness, Gold opened at 1 (I(?7h and in tbo afternoon fell to .10(in4, at which price it closed. (Sovcmment and railroad bonds were strong. Money om call wjis easy at 1 L_> a 'JLj per cent, thc former being the closing quotation. Claflin's Dishonest Clerk and his accom plices lmvc been committed to prison in default of bail. The General Lack of Information upon Russia's armament makes our special article on '?Kiissiun Great Guns" of more than ordinary in terest. Supplies for the Indian Coffee Pot were purchased yesterday in this city. There was a noticeable increase in tbo number of outside bidders. Tiib Schoolship Mercury is uo good to go? ?t least at auction. Another attempt to sell her yesterday failed, tbe. bidding not reaching to fifty per cent of the reserved price. There's Tyranny.?The Hoard of Fire Under writers propose lliat the, use of rockets, squibs and torpedoes on thc glorious Fourth should bo made penal. Ixkpez Has Not Yet obtained possession of his bride. To-morrow it will be known whether cruel Papa Morrison restrains his daughter's liberty, or the young lady, on second thought, regrets her bargain. The Friends of Underground Rapid Tran sit are bestirring themselves. Yesterday they presented a petition to the City Fathers asking for facilities and explaining the advantages of their proposed plan. Two Men Have Hken Arrested ami sent to jail cm tbu charge of selling an imaginary busi ness to u confiding young man for the sum of eight hundred dollars! And people say the age of innocence has passed away! The Case ok Wn.u am Smith, arrested while trying to sell a piece of silk to buy bread lor his starving family, suggests some thoughts of the terrible dramas being enacted ut our doors, and of which we know nothing. The Vitai. Statistics show that New York Is rapidly going to the dogs. Four hundred and righfy deaths and only three hundred anil leventy-eight births suggest that the (iotbam Itesare rapidly following the noble red man. What Shall We Do with our hackney roaches! The police will not have them wait ing at corners, and some, other people wish to irivo them from the public parks. Now, the tacks must stand somewhere. If the police sill not have them in the streets, nor the gruin ttlers about the parks, where arc they to go? Unmasking the Mormons.?The work done by our correspondent in Utah iu showing the true inwardness of Mortuonism is Waring good fruit. New witnesses are coming forth to sus tain the charges made against the Mormon priesthood, and there is some hope that their favorite theory of "blood atonement" may bo carried out on themselves. Major Pond, who resided for many years in Utah, confirms in an interview, which w ill be found in another column, the charges made against the Mormon leaders. The Weather.?The heat urea outlined by the isotherm of 70 degrees yesterday embraced ? portion of Canada near Montreal, the lower lakes and the I pper Mississippi and Wed River valleys as fur north as Pcmhinu. From the last named point to North Platte, Neb., the line rurved a little eastward, while westward to the mountains the temperature fell rapidly. The trea of highest temperature in the afternoon ex tended from Northern Texas to the Middle Atlantic coast, giving Nashville, Cincinnati, Pitts burg. Haltimore, Philadelphia and New York temperatures of Sit, SO, 00, sh, 87 nnd HO degrees respectively. Variations on the coast were very decided. New London and Ponton had 02 and 65 degrees to our so. Tho low pressure in Dakota continues to move very slowly iu a northeasterly direction, while that recently over Nova Scotia has passed away to the eastward into the Atlantic. The highest pressure is in the South Atlantic States. Heavy rains fell in the Northwest yes Icrduv, attending the disturbance in that region. Hio indications of n Gulf disturbance continue, the pressure is falling on the coast, and strong rinds prevail from the eastward at New Or leans, Galveston and Mobile. Hurricanes or tor sadoes may be expected in the Missouri and Upper Mississippi valleys, and violent wind gusts ou tho lower lnkes, particularly Huron nnd Ontario. Vessels and yachts iu New York har bor shonld bo prepared against. sadden wind blasts, such as that which capsized the yacht Mohawk laet summer. The weather in New York to-day will be slightly cooler and fair or partly cloudy, possibly witk clearly morning or gfimoos thunder storms 1 De Broglla and Mar Muhon?Tlie Coap d'Intrl(u?< Nobody would rashly compare Marshal MucMahon, the President ol France, with | the late Andrew Johnson, some time Presi dent of the United States; but the character of euch is to be judged in the light of those leading elements, nurrow-minded, unintel ligent obstinacy and the intention to be just?elements mainly responsible for all the blunders in politics and war. For a man in his intention-to be just may be de ceived and get on the other side. Ifhe then acts in pursuit of that error with the reso lute obstinacy that would be praiseworthy in tho cause of the right he simply does his utmost to ruin tho causo ho desires to serve, and his very obstinacy prevents his en lightenment. How does his country or the world benefit, then, by his honest inten tions? Neither the present time nor pos terity can fairly declare that for the welfare of a State there is any difference between such u ruler and tho wilful miscreant who does wrong in a merely vindictive spirit. Andrew Johnson was far more used to political ideas than MucMahon is. He could reason in political methods while it would not bo strange if MacMahon could only comprehend facts when put in military forms and relations. But the course that 1'resident MacMalion has just taken is in its essential features identical with tho pro ceeding that put tho political career of Andrew Johnson out of joint. Johnson assumed tho position that he was as much tho representative of the nation as the whole Congress was ; that Congress repre sented tho people falsely, was not really in sympathy with the purposes of the nation and was disposed to make laws that tho people did not want made, but that he (Johnson) alone under stood the nation, was alone honestly dis posed to carry out the national will, was alone intelligent and tho only man in tho nation to be trusted, and thut this being the case it was his duty as u patriot to head oil' and defeat the machinations and per verted purposes of the depraved and cor rupt Congress. MacMuhon's position is precisely tho same. Ho alone knows what the country wants. Ho alone is honest and disposed to act uprightly on tho dictates of his conscience nnd his patriotism. Every one else is either deceived or has some' evil motive, some bud and mis chievous end to subserve. They are republicans, and the triumph of "their ideas can only result in disorder and in the humiliation of France." As long as he holds power "he shall use it to pre vent such results, which would bo the ruin of the country"?that is, he will use his power as President to prevent the Legisla ture from making use of its legitimate power under the constitution, because he believes that tho constitution has in its operation turned out badly und in a way that the makers of it could not possibly have foreseen. He cannot follow further "in the wako of tho Assembly," be cause it moves more and more tow ard the liberal application in govern ment of republican theories; and as he has mude up his mind that these must inevita bly destroy the country ho as an honest man must oppose them. If the soundness of the opinions were granted tho course of action based on them would be proper enough in any case in which a man is free to act on Liu own judgment; bat what was not observed by Johnson, and is not by MucMnhon, is that the object of constitutions and the formation of parliamentary systems is to guarantee the smooth operation of government, despite the opinions of some old gentlemen that calamity must follow upon this or that course. They make the whole people the judge of what shull be done; not any individual prejudiced by edu cation and blinded by wilfulness or igno rance. But there is an element in MacMahon's course that does not appear in Johnson's analogous eccentricity?the Muchiavellian instigator. This is the Duke de Broglie. His relation to the case might be understood clearly if we should give the analogy a hypothetical extension. If it were supposed that Johnson hud not made his famous ob structive campaign from his own vigorous wrong-headedness, but had been inspired by uomo very capable, ambitious and utterly unscrupulous politician desirous to step into Mr. Seward's shoes and undo all that had been douo under Lincoln, wo should have a tolerably fair parallel to l)o Broglie's relation to the present adventure. Such a man as General Butler is con ceived to bo in the popular opinion of that versatile statesman would be pretty near the figure. Without malice, or ill-will, or unlairness toward General Butler, we sup pose it may bo said, lor the purposes of such a comparison, that he is thought to care un commonly little tor other poople's opinions of the propriety of his acts, and not to bo deterred lroin an energetic pursuit of his purposes by consideration of other con sequences than aro pictured in his mind's eye by his desire to succeed ; and that he pursues his objects through good and ill report with a pertinacity ami talent not often found arrayed on cither the best or worst sido of any cause. Butler in an alli ance with Johnson to throw Congress out of its legitimate sphere and influence and organizo the administration on a new basis would have pursued the same methods, and from the same motives that are seen in De Broglie's relation to MacMuhon. Docu ments and addresses would be filled, as they are in Versailles, with fine phrases about principles and exalted motives and patriot ism and conscience, and disquisitions on what tho country demands ; lor this catclios the ears of all and touches tho mind of the credulous; but the practical politician, whilo thus bowing and scraping in metaphor to tho public, would lose no time in his assault on the plunder, and would fill every office with his own followers and supporters and take other necessary measures to guarantee himself against an adverse tuture. Opinion has done Do Broglie injustice if he is less keen for what is really important in a caso like tho present than this parallel supposes. In short, the quasi revolution in Franco is tho issue of an extensive and nuducious in trigue planned and manoeuvred by tho Duke do Broglio and tho ultramontano forces, who put their own dexterity and courage in the scale against the real strength of the republicans in the country, and play upon the good intentions and amiable incapacity of the President to lead him into a veritable parliamentary Sedan, where he mast surrender at discretion, or perish forever by being compelled to take arms against his country. They who have led the Murshal into this scrape?the Duke de Broglie at the head?would be plcasod to see him in arms and to see their political opponents slaughtered by a fusillade on the boulevards ; and they would persuade the old soldier that in the use of the troops to maintain order, if it shall come to that, that he is not lighting against France, but only against a party that troubles the nation's peace. He will, however, see clearer ere that stage is reached, nnd will not be the dupe to the end of their gamo of a clique of adventurous politicians. The old Marshal will not ultimately be found?in the category of those men who have endeavored to dis place the national sovereignty and to enable "an incorrigible minority to snatch from the nation the privilege of self-govern ment." The Season at Wallack'*, nnd Its Lesson. Many canses combined to make the theat rical season now closing one of the most generally unsuccessful on record. Among these causes wore the prevailing financial stringency, the reaction after the Centennial excitement, the dread inspired by the un paralleled calamity at the Brooklyn Theatre, and, during the last few days, the great heat. It is with pleasure we note that one theatre?and that our oldest and most firmly established, Wallack's?has not only bravely overcome these obstacles, bnt, as wo are credibly informed, has made as much money as in any previous year. Our readers will see that this is most probable when they call to mind the many attractive plays of the season, beginning with "Forbidden Fruit," nnd following with revivals of the "Shaughraun" and several standard come dies, including "Wild Oats;" then, "My Awful Dad," which was plaj'ed for nine weeks to very largo business, and now "Rosedale," one of the most superb stage productions ever seen in this country, and which promises to form a fitting close to a list of brilliant successes. Mr. Boucicanlt's talents may be said to have been mainly instrumental in carrying through the first half of the season, but the second has rested almost entirely upon the shoulders of Mr. Wallack, and right well has he borne the burden. It has been the general opinion that Mr. Wallack has never acted better than during the last few months ; and this is only natnrnl, for ho is nn artist who is always studying, and though he is, of course, not so young in fact or face as when he first charmed the town he has lost nothing of the ease, grace, dash and fervor which raise him so conspic uously above the other comedians of the day. Certainly he never before played the hero of "Rosedale" so admirably as ho is now doing. We may instance the dell scene, where the emotion he displays in his voice while singing the song to the child and when he at last clasps in his arms the object of his daring venture as among the most perfect pieces of theatric art we can call to mind. There is a lesson in the success of the present Reason at Wallack's, and we think it is this: that a manager must be to a great extent guided by the prevailing direction of the public taste; that he should not at tempt to force a play which does not seem generally attractive, but rather that ho should refrain from running a "hit" so long that the audiences dwindle down to or be low paying point, and that, this second rule being observed, successful pieces may, after a sufficient interval, be advuntageously revived, if presented with the same care and completeness as at first. The Bad Boy of the Period. New York, May 17, 1877. To the Editor op the Herald:? My pa says II I complain to you you will print In your "Complaint Book" my letter, and thug bo the meang ot stopping the boys on our block, Thirty second street, between Third and I.exington nvonuos, from all tbo tune ringing our bell Now, there's u policeman named Obcsit, lor when ho is coming the boys halloo, "Cbcsit, tho cop!" Now, won't you ask Mr. Chtsit to stop tho boys and save mo the trouble of running so ofton to the door? FLOKENCE 01,Til AN. The griefs of our little correspondent, Florence, deserve especial attention; for at her age, which we should infer to bo ten or twelve, girls seem to have to boys an an tipathy like that of cats to dogs. When Florence arrives at tho ago of sixteen she will not object to the ringing of ber door bell by tho young men, nor will she call on that unknown official, "Mr. Cheese-it," to arrest them in their ardent course. But there is no doubt that tho bad boy of tho period is one of the pests of society. lie not only rings door bells, but throws stones, stops street curs, teases children and makes himself a general nuisance. It must bo admitted that much ' of this seeming depravity is only the intense activity of youth, which can find no other expression than in mischief. l)e Quinooy has a fine description of the bad boys who arc a terror to tho coun try side, and for whom terrible fates are pre dicted; but some time, he Hays, when Eng land is at war, and an English ship grapples with a French ship, and (ho captain calls out, "Whore are my boarders?" up spring fifty of the bad boys of the period, and, cut lasses in hand, leap over tho bulwarks for victory. There have been vessels boarded on tho high Kcas, however, by armed men whowerc not impelled by patriotism, and theso pirates were the matured results of bad boys whoso activity had never been restrained or odncated. Tbo street hoy is always old enough to know tho moral difference between fun and malice, and when he yields to his in clination to tease animals, troubled peoplo, drunkards and other unfortunates, he is none too young to be punished so soundly as to recall his quick sense of the fitness of things. If his parents cannot restrain him tho authorities should do it, and do it so thoroughly that the memory of his punish ment will not bo one which ho will care to divulge to his friends. Meanwhile, let littlo Floronco and all others bo hope ful for the had boj* remembering that | all ages have their special faults, anil not j forgetting the moral of Pitt's reply, when j he was reproached for his want of experi [ ence, "Youth is a orime of which I shall get better every day." The Mormons and the Herald* The vehement and insulting denials with which the Mormon press in Utah has met the statements of our Salt Lake correspond ent have led him to ask Governor Emory and District Attorney Howard whether he had made incorrect reports. These two federal oilicers are the most responsible and the best informed in tho Territory, and they confirm completely tho reports of our cor respondent. Governor Emory said to him on Friday that "the presonce of additional federal soldiers would have a salutary ef fect." The Governor agrees with the Herald that it is not probable that the Mormons will venture to resist the federal authority, but "at a critical juncture" ho thinks there might be a conflict between them and tho "Gentiles." District Attorney Howard said to our correspondent, "I am satisfied that the Mormon militia has been reorganizing and drilling nt several places, at tho instiga tion of the Church leaders;" and again, "We have positive evidence of various meet ings for drill and of tho issuanco of military orders." We do not intend any offence to Brigham Young and the other Mormon leaders when we say that these words of Governor Emory anil the federal District Attorney will re ceive more credit here in tho East than all the denials of the Mormon press. The re ports sent us by our correspondent are en tirely confirmed. But when we read further wo find in the utterances of both these federal officers evidence that very exciting events are near at hand in Salt Lako City. The Grand Jury meets to-morrow, and, as a result of its investigations, Governor Emory significantly says :?"I am confi dent that Haigbt, Higbee and Stewart, who participated with Lee in tho Mountain Meadows massacre, will be arrested and convicted;" nnd in response to a more direct question, tho Governor added, "I think tho chief criminals accused will also be arrested, convicted and punished." Dis trict Attorney Howard, who has searched tho whole hiBtory of murder in Utah care fully, says that since the Mormons entered the Territory he has ascertained that about six hundred murders have been committed. It will be noticed that he significantly speaks only of those which have been "ascertained." Being asked whether Brigham Young or other members of the priesthood were likely to be indicted by the Grand Jury, Mr. Howard very properly declined to answer, but he said, "Young is afraid of it; he has a keen sense of the fit ness of things;" and he added, "My opin ion is that Brigham Young would avail him self of the earliest information of proceed ings by the Grand Jury against him, nnd that his organized Nauvoo Legion would be called into notion to escort him and other Church officials who luight be in danger of arrest beyond the reach of the officers of the law." Nor can the Mormons claim that this opinion of Mr. Howard arises from preju dice, for it is notorious that when Young was previously arrested for murder he de fied the United States authorities ; and only two years ago he violently resisted the United States Marshal, and two of his body guard were indicted in consequence, one of whom is now serving a term in prison for the offence. All the signs show that we may be on the eve of exciting events in Utah. We trust the federal authorities in Washington are awake und alive to what is going on out there, and that the Attorney General will not allow his subordinate to bear the whole burden and responsibility of the work in Salt Lake on his shoulders. The Polar Colony. Another letter on Captain Howgate's plan, from the accomplished Arctic explorer, Julius Payer, will be found in our columns to-day. It is a thoughtful contribution to the comprehensive study of this scheme of discovery, which seems to grow in favor with the writers on the subject in propor tion as it is considered either in the light of arguments in its favor or those against it; lor it bids fair to be conceded thut there is no objection to it that does not equally apply to a nautical expedition compelled to winter in the Arctic regions, while there appear to bo several points of great importance in which it has a de cided advantage over such expeditions. Our readers will find many objections fairly stated in the communication to which wo refer, and wo do not believe that they are made unduly prominent. No enterprise of this nature is to be conducted oven to that degree of success of which it is rationally capable by shutting our oyes to the ob stacles. Indeed, the choice of means for accomplishing un end confessedly sur rounded with the greatest difficulties is a choice only between different sets of ob stacles, and it has to be duly weighed which of those, if any, is absolutely insuperable. It is evidently the opinion of Payer that the difficulties in this case aro not of thut na ture. It may bo said now of this as of many other projects first scouted as visionary that the conscientious study of its possibilities has placed itin the category of attempts sure to bo made at no remote period in the future. Pulpit Topics To-Diiy. Except among Koman Catholics and Epis copalians very few of our city pastors will pay special attention to tho great event which Christendom this day celebrates?tho descent of tho Holy Ghost on the day of Pentecost. Dr. ltylance will speak of tho Holy Ghost as u Spirit of Power, and Mr. Herr will describe His work in nnd through tho believer, while Mr. Hull will compare the stirring command of Christ to His disciples with tho wonderful promiso of His presence with them always, and Mr. Frothinghum will present the les sons of Whitsunday to his people. The rent veil will be drawn usida by Mr. Ken nurd, so that as to Mr. Rowell the unseen may become visible to us also, and wo may live to minister to others as Christ lived for us. What Ho will do for those who follow Him will be ably sketched by Mr. Lloyd, and not tho least thing iH to enable others, as he does Mr. Flumlej, to iralk he fore the Lord as the Israelites did before tho pillar of cloud when the light shined for them in the dark places of which Mr. Mc Carthy will speak to-day. The work of life anil the motives to it will be set forth by Mr. Alger ; the elements of woman's power in the Church and in the world will be pointed out by Dr. Woodruff, and the re ward of personal sacrilice by Mr. Searles. Tho life and works of thb late Dr. Muhlen berg is a fruitful theme not only for Episco palians, who are justly proud of him, and which will be faithfully sketched by Mr. Smith this evening, but such a life is a blossing to the age and the nation as well as to the Church to which it is given. And it would be a great loss to those who knew that good man if there were no recognition in heaven. But Mr. Hatfield will give proof that there is, and laith is helped or hindered by the belief or the denial of this doctrine, for it is one of the ele ments of Zion's glory, about which Mr. Knnpp will speak to-day. Tho environs of Jerusalem will bo described by Mr. Swcet ser, the prophecy of Jonah touching the destruction of Nineveh (the Sabbath school lesson for to-day) will bo expounded by Mr. Moment, and tho providence of (Jod made manifest by Mr. Hepworth. The responsi bility that comes with ago will be shown and enforced by Dr. Armitage, tho duty of tho Church toward non-churclx goers sot forth by Mr. Martyn, and the stox-y of an outcast who was once a king will bo told by Mr. Boll. Spiritual husbandry will have a place in Dr. Deems' thought, and Christian fatherhood in Mr. Tyng's. Mr. Giles will tell us what "free religion" is and how to get it, and Mr. Hubbell will repeat tho story of the lato Carnival lizzie, and so end tho programme. Diamond Cat Diamond. A cartoon in a late number of tho London Punch represents Kenealy do Morgan, a member of Parliament who has made it the business of his life to proclaim himself tho "friend of tho honest workingman," al though ho never did a day's honest work in his life, as surveying with indignant dismay another member who has declared in favor of giving every poor man an independent fortune, and declaring that his rival is tak ing the bread out of his mouth. The Tani mony Kenealy do Morgans are in much tho same plight at Albany, where for the past two days tho republican Assemblymen have been indulging in the most degrading dema gogi.4m, appealing to the worst passions of an excited mob of laborers, and inviting a riot on the floors of the Assembly chamber for the purpose of intimidating the Legisla ture into passing over the Governor's veto the corrupt and scandalous jobs they in serted in what used to bo the public rob bers' house of refuge?the Supply bill. Al though, so far as the Tammany democracy is concerned, this resort to demagogism is only turning against them their own weapons the contemptible conduct of the republican leaders in provoking mob law in the Capitol of tho State cannot be too severely condemned. Besides, the attempt to prejudice Gov ernor Robinson with the working classes by the charge that his veto of tho one million dollar appropriation for the new Capitol is a blow struck at the laborer will not suc ceed. The laboring classes are not so dolt ish as Mr. Alvord, Mr. Husted and others suppose. The one million dollars put into the Supply bill was not intended for the laborers, but for the hungry politicians and contractors who lobbied it through, and who have made the new Capitol at Albany as foul a public scandal as the Tweed Court House in New York. An urmy of these cormorants stood ready to seize on the greater part of the one million dollars if the appropriation had been allowed, and n very small fraction would have been left for future work. No proper restrictions were placed on the uho of tho money, and it would have speedily been swallowed up in payment of claims not of the most honest character. But although it would be no justification of an extravagant and improper appropria tion of the public money that it would give employment to labor, the question as to who really desires to help tho laborer in this Capitol work can readily be settled. Tho Senate has passed an appropriation of live hundred thousand dollars for that work. Tho Assembly should add a provision strictly requiring that tho amount shall bo used for labor to be done in tho next twelve months, and not for payment of a single dollar of old debts, with the exception of any back wages that may l?e due to daily laborers. It is well known that the Gov ernor will sanction such an appropria tion. This will give employment to labor, and as the republicans in the Assembly have the power to secure this amount they will be clearly responsible if all work on tho Capitol is brought to a standstill for want of funds. Journalistic Personalities. ? Personality in American journalism has happily been discarded by most of the load ing papers of the country, and now to lind a respectable journal, and especially a city journal, indulging in that inefficient weapon of controversy is the raro exception and not tho rule. Occasionally we find personal abuse in the columns of a paper, but it gen erally transpires that it got there without the knowledge and much to the inortilica tion of the responsible parties. Purely partisan organs still insist on growing heated and unscrupulous in their attacks on political opponents at election time, but there have been so many positive prooisthat the use of such untair weapons do more in jury to those who wield thorn than to those against whom they are raised, that there is good reason to hope that oven this undesir ablo feature of journalism will l?e eradicated from tho American press. In tho West, however, a great amount of savage and personnl abuse still disfigures editorial effusions, and wo are delighted to find in a Western paper u very decisive condemna tion of such writing and of the editors who resort to it. One Western paper, which Iiuh long been at swords' points with a contem porary, recently denounced his rival as "a bushwhacker, a murderer and a yellow dog." Tho construction of tho sentence shows that in that part of tho country a yel low dog is worse than a murderer, which pour be admissible if tho dog is a Spitz. To which the canine editor retaliates that his assailant is "an unhappy wreck, a poor lost soul, a lishwoman, a maniac and an un mannercd sot." We cannot wonder that these gross personalities should have called forth an indignant protest from a neutral neighbor, the Miuini Republican, who verj commondably denounces with severity tli6 resort to personal abuse in a newspaper, and exclaims, "What a miserable, mule-cheeked, cowardly set of libellous dirt sliugers these newspaper crews must be" to ro.-.ort to such personalities. Our London and Paris CnliU Loltori, Paris has a spasm of indignation over the dangerous step taken by the Marshal-President, and so wa lienr nothing of her heel kickings and humors, her drama, her scandals or her fashion-. We sincerely hope and be lieve, however, that sho Las had some of each during the week to keep her rising anger from bubbling over into barricades and bloodshed; for your gay Frenchman has a faculty of being particu larly bloody minded on occasion. London has a mild war fever troubling her nerves, but Gladstone proposes a series of Turko phobic demonstrations as a counter irritani to her nervous system, which wanti a sedative. Wagner has been wagging hil buton there with great success, wo are glad to learn. They talk of giving a marshal's baton to tho Prince of Wales in ouse they have a war with Russia, but it would bo much more appropriate to giv< Albert Edward a harmless one like Wagner's. If they have any doubt upon the matter let them ask General Grant, who will soon be among them, and whom, we have no doubt, they will treat handsomely, and, as Arteinus used to add, often. The coaching club has had a magnificent meet, with twenty-eight handsome teams in line. Wo hope they will let General Grant see one of their turns out during his visit. He will probably take more interest in it than in all their old piles of stone and wildernesses of brick and mortar, and his opinion on tho horseflesh will be worth having. The City of Brussels has again been seen at sea, and wo hope to be able to an nounce her safo arrival, pilgrims and all, by to-morrow, or Tuesday morning at latest. PERSONAL INTELLIGENCE Go fan yourself. Fine day for llunnel. Tbo Sultan Is a harem aoarom. lieu Wade is live feoi five Inches high. Fnwcolt, the blind philosopher, loves to flsb, Tbo bosom ot tbo briny doop Is now udcollete'. In a quarrel tbo wlnuiog tnau always leels hurt. Boston Bulletin :?"A Pbllopena?Shoridan's twins.* Schuyler Colfax tried to get here tn tlrao to join th? Carnival. Ex-Senator Logan will play ace blgb in Colorado foi the suminor. Governor Warmoth is to marry a Newark lady on the 30th inst. Dr. 11. J. Phillips, United States Army, sailed (or Ku rope yesterday. Count Hippoiyto do Tocqucvllle, a lito Senator of France, diod in Paris yesterday. raltorson, of South Carolina, Is a jaunty fellow, and he wears bis gray hair as If it were a wig. The Boston J'ast says that Webster's highest to tainiog fee was only $100. Yot we have read that hi* vory lust foo was $S,000. Kltza Pinkston has decided that, having once been over to the democratic party, she will hereafter re main with the solid Nortb. Mr. Kurd von SchlOzer, German Minister at Wash ington, sailed yesterday in tbo stoamsbip Rhein for Europe, to bo absent about throe months. Hayes would bo lakon for a good old countryman who didn't put too many potatoos on tbo top of the measure, but who did uot skimp tbo moasuro any. Secretary Evarts always looks like your grand mother when she has forgotten to take ber falsi teeth out of tbo goblet in the morning and plant them wbcre they will do tbo most good. When you go Into a botol tbo long bearded clork seems to bo paying atlontton to you alone, but all the while be la looking at your baggage, so that bo may calculate that you will oot boat blm. President Hayes has tbo peculiar stylo of smile and of shaking bands wblch belongs to Frank Loslie. It la gonial and yet repressed. It is open and reserved. It has all the windows opon and all the shades pulled down. Tbo comots which aro wafting their talis like snnflsb In the upper heavens cannot bo soon with the naked eye; but if tbo naked oyo puts on a pullback in tbe shape ol a telescope tbo comots may bo soon swingtng tbeir trains around in fashion. Nearly every President of tbe United States has bad bis Individuality; bnt President Hayes, having beard that certain groat papers aro trnstwortby and repre sent tbo highest opinion of the country, Is *barp enough to adopt tboir views, and be representative ratber than original. Aleksoovoir. a Russian ponsant, recently said at a mooting, whllo be was speaking of too emancipation of the sorts, "We were given a littlo land that was of uousotous. Evidently wo aro still serf". If we are obliged to ask lor a rlso of wages we are punished by banishment to Siberia." Whon a woman drinks soda she bolsts tbe glass at an ungle of eight degrees, bonds over, bolds In ber dress, and as sbo looks out of tbe corners of ber eyes, seeming to bo In an ocsiacy o! appreciation, a little drop ol soda runs down oil ber chin and goes like ? pearl pluinmot to tbe floor. Philadelphia Bulletin:?"A man never more firmly believes in the motto 'L iok forward, not backward1 than when bo has been looking back and smiling at a pretty girl who has just passed, while at the sam? time be most unceremoniously bumps into bis wife, who has thus caught blm in tbo act. Some of tbe sentimental papers are going Into rap tures because the Russians have lor some purposei proscribed tbo Polish language in Polsod, sotbatwueri a man would have a.ild "Olsobskl wlllskl glvski youski a puucbskl In the snootskl," tbo poor toliow is com polled to say, "iiiskvitcb willvltcb givlvitcb yousvltel a punobvitob in tbo snootlvltoh." Rev. R. 8. Storrs is tall and square shouldered. Hf Is delicate in bis rhetoric, and lie Just escapes being s g-mi us. He has not enough color in bis character to , make him us great as ho might be; but be is every way no a and pure aud clean. Tbo only thing against lnm Is that ho ucver bad tbe moral courage tn our day and generation to come right out and say what he thought about llsechor. Tbo Marchioness ol Abergavenny recently wore s train and corsage of magnificent navy blue and tllleul embossed satin, oriiainontcd with navy blue satin and ostrich leather trimmings; petticoat ol lillcul poult do sole, draped across the front with tllleul gaze, fringe ami ostrich feather trimming, a long scarl of navy bine satin, lined with tllleul, artistically arranged at the bnqk. Couture, plume and veil; ornaments, tiara and necklace ol diamonds. Evening Telegram:?"ll It very insufficient consols, tion tor the swindled depositors in the Third Avenua Havings (lank to listen to tbo dctenco of Superintendent Ellis lor not closing tho bank for sovcral months after be knew it was insolvent, llo kept It open, bis lawyei argues, lor leur that closing It would cause a panic. For month alter mouth bo suffered poor men and women to mount iho stops of the fraudulently valuod bank building nuu pour their hard earuod wages into I hole winch he knew nad no bottom in It, lest sbuttln| the doors should convulse business at large. He now contends that those doirnudcd martyrs ought to hi satisfied with the benevolence ol bis intentions and reconciled tbsrsbjr to their lossos. This Is tbe idosi shameless and abominable plea which wo over knew a public officer to sot np against punishment for doreho tlonpf duUr."