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NEWS SUMMARY. The East. Ihe -wrecked steamer City of Washington has broken in two and gone to pieces. The officers and crew were on board at the time, but escaped in boats. One of the passengers of the ill-fated vessel published in the New York papers a five-column account of the dis aster, and says that it is due to the criminal carelessness of the Captain, who rushed on through the fog day after day at full speed, although warned by passengers and subordi nates that he was going too far north. The Canadian Government has ordered an investi gation into the matter, Frank Walworth is probably the most cheerful-minded crimi nal inside of a penitentiary wall. On don ning his prison togs at Sing Sing, ' he laughingly remarked : " I have gained seven pounds in clothes since I came here. I feel now like engaging in a ba-?e-ball match. An officer in the army told me the other day that the only difference between this suit and the West Point uniform is, that in one the stripes are round about, and in the other they are up-and-down." He whiled away the time of the journey to prison by pleasant allusions . to events as they happened, and said of the ' handcuffs which linked him to Gillem, the wife-murderer, "They are the starchiest cuffs I ever wore." Tom Scott has gone to Eu rope to place the bonds of the Texas and Pacific railroad, to settle the French claims against the 1 Paso Company, and at the same time to vindicate Gen. Frement, the former official representative of that company.... . Utica Brooker, sister of Woodhullfand Claflin, died the other day in New York, from the effects of long indulgence in intoxicating liquors. Aix the Union Pacific stock which was tainted, directly or remotely, by the Credit Mobilier, has been posted- in the New York Stock Exchange as no longer negotiable, on account of the Credit Mobilier suits now in progress at Hartford The dark mystery sur rounding the murder of Charles Goodrich, a wealthy citizen of Brooklyn, who was found dead in his room on the morning of the 22d of March last, has at last been unraveled. He was murdered bv Minnie Walthanii alias Kate Stoddard, who, strange to say, has been living all the time within a few rods of the house where the deed was committed, notwithstand ing the detectives have beeu professed ly ' ransacking the whole country in search of her. When arrested, she made full confession of her guilt, and gave a circumstan tial account of the killing, explaining many of those curious features of the deed which gave some color to the theory that Goodrich had committed suicide. Although more than once on the verge of starvation, the murderess had kept sacred in her trunk the money and jewels she took from her paramour. Among theBe articles was found the six-barreled revolver with which the murder was done, and which had, apparently, not been touched since. Three of its barrels were still loaded; the oth er three she had emptied into her lover's body. The only plea she makes for herself is. that, after living with her for a long time, he wished to throw her off. and that she could not bear. So she " killed him for love." Bebecca W. Easterbeook, a well-known authoress and contributor to Harper's Maga zine, is dead. . . .A shocking tragedy was enact ed recently at Harmony, Pa. A young man and woman who were betrothed drove to the hotel in the place and engaged a room. onoruy aner snots were neara m tne room, and on repairing thither it was discovered that the man had shot the woman through the head, inflicting a death wound, and then com mitted suicide by shooting himself The steamer Tigress "sailed from Kew York in search of the Polaris survivors on Tuesday, the 15th inst Suit has been commenced at Xew York against Duden, Freres cz o., tne jace importers wiio are charged with having defrauded the revenue It is charged that the steerage passengers by the City of Washington received the most , shameful treatment at the hands of the offi cers of the steamer after the disaster. They were left for five days on the beach without any shelter ; were given such food as putrid beef and a scant allowance of hard crackers ; and. in addition, many of them were robbed by the crew. The cabin passengers, officers and crew, on the other hand, fared sump tuously. Gts. Amos PrxiSBrBT, aprominent citizen of Albany, X. Y., is dead Frank Walworth has gone to work as a clerk in the shoe de partment of Sing Sing Prison. Mrs. Walworth and family have taken up their residence in Sing Sing village, and regularly attend Catho lic service in the prison chapeL . . .July 14 wa3 the centennial anniversary of the nrst Metho dist Annual Conference in America, and the event was celebrated by the Methodists at .. Philadelphia, in the same building (St. George's M. E. Church) in which the first Annual Conference was held. Bishop Janes presided, and the exercises were of an interesting character. One thousand Mormons from Europe ar rived at Xew York the other day. Another large cargo will follow Five of the six students sent to this country by Japan two years ago have been recalled, and left Xew York for home last week One theory sub mitted by the officers of the City of Washing ton, In the official investigation, to account for the accident, is the deviation of the com pass. One of them testified that he had known the presence of a large installment of sewing-machines in the cargo to give the com- pass a serious misdirection The Court of Errors of Xevr Jersey has decided, by a vote of 7 to 1, that the lease of the New Jer sey railroad to the Pennsylvania Cen tral for 999 years cannot be con- . The case of Lizzie Lloyd King, alias Kate Charles W. Goodrich, of Brooklyn, continues to attract a large share of public attention. Crowds flock to the jail to see her, but very few succeed in doing so. She is dumb on the subject of the murder. She will not talk, ex cept to counsel, and for him she is writing a iiui Hiatement or ner case, ana Her nistorv j from her childhood up to the present time. . She is now 26 years of age ; was born in '.Plymouth, Mass., and lived there until she was 18 years of age. Her 'father's name is Isaac King. He is still alive, and carries on the trade of a mason. She has one sister, named Augusta, married, and living at Wal bridge, Mass. The family is in comfortable circumstances. Opinion is divided in regard to her sanity, many believing her crazy, while others contend that her insanity is "all as sumed.. OAirr.s Atws' will fta -nrnKnta srvmnnfa 55,754,254. . . .Advices from Springfield, Mass., indicate a decided improvement in the pro duction of postal cards, although it is said the wuuovwio uavo iiui uuujo i uii up tu meir re peated promises. Two Hoe presses are run ning day and night, and printing from 800.000 , to 1,000.000 cards daily The first bale of cotton or tms years crop was sola in .New York at 36c per pound. The cotton was grown in Cameron county, Texas. The West. A shakpeb named John W. Young, formerly a Cliicago postoffice clerk, has been counter feiting money orders quite extensively in the West. His latest operations were in Indian r apolis. Detectives are after him. . . .Parricide , item : In Jeffersonville, Ind., James Murphy, aged 18 quarreled with his father, and, draw , ing a revolver, fired two bullets at him, both ; of which "grazed the parental head. The 'would-be murderer was seized and disarmed. The following is the indictment agaiast the Modoc assassins, whose trial commenced at on luamath on the 5th of July : 1. That they, IcdLwiB, called and commonly known as Capt. Jack, Schonchin, Boston Charier, Black Jim, BarncLo, and Slatuck, members of "a certain band of Indians known as the ilodoc bacd of Indians, which band, including the Indians above named, was at the time and place hereinafter alleged, engaged in open, flagrant war with the United States, under command of Capt. Jack, did, as representatives of eaid Modoc band, meet tinder a flag of truce and suspension of hostilities Brig. Gen. E. R. S. Canby, U. 8. A., commanding the militia department of Columbia, captain of the peace commissioners on the part of the United States, E. Thomas, A. B. Meacham, L. S Dyar, citi zens of the United States, all representing the Gov ernment of the United States, for the agreed purpose of discussing and arranging terms upon which the hostilities existing between the United States and said band of Indians might cease, did therefore, in wanton violation of the sacred character of a flag of trtice under the laws of war, wilfully, feloniously, and with malice aforethought, murder Brig. Gen. Canby, U. S. A. near the lava beds, situated near Tule Lake, in the State of California, within the territory of the United States, on the 11th day of April, A. D. 187;!. The second specification is very near a copy of the above, eicept the name of Dr. Thomas is substi tuted. Charge second is assault with intent to kill A. B. Meacham and L. S. Dyar. The first three witnesses examined were T. F. Riddle, his Indian woman Tobv, and L. S. Dyar. Toby swore positively thai Capt. Jack shot Gen. Canbv, Schonchiii Meacham. Bos ton Charley Br. Thomas, Hooka Tim tried to kill L. S. Dyar, and also that Barncho knocked her down with a gun and tried to take her horse. The testimony of Biddle corroborates that of his wife. The testimony of Kiddle amounts to nothing. He could swear to nothing positively except that he was present when the firing commenced, and that he was chased bv Hooka Jim. A cceious turn has been given to the Gor don-Gordon kidnapping case. It is shown that when the Minneapolis party were arrested by the pursuing Britishers, they were on American soil. The indignation of the Mani- cobans about disregard of extradition treaties and international comities may now be fairly retorted upon them Work on Iow a's new- Capitol is almost at a stand-still as-ain. the State contractors at Quincy. 111., having failed to furnish stone according" to contract The Western crop reports, except from the locali ties devastated by the storms and floods of the nrst week in July, are cenerallv favorable The trial of Capt. Jack and his fellow-assassins by Military Commission was concluded at Forth Klamath, Orecon. on the 9fh. The evidence for the prosecution was of the most positive character, leaving no doubt of the guilt of the prisoners. The onlv witnesses produced for the defense were" Scar-Faced Charley, Dave, One-Eyed Mose and William, Their evidence amounted to nothing in favor of the prisoners, but was simplv a recital of what the Klamath Lake Indians" had done and told them (the Modocs) since this trouble commenced. There is no doubt but the Com mission will find them guilty on all the charges ami specincaiions. Graxd Bapids, Mich., was visited by a dis astrous conflagration on the 13th iust. One hundred dwellings and a number of stores mills, hotels and other buildings, the whole covering six of the most thickly built squares in the city, were destroyed. The loss is nearly half a million, of which" 8100.000 is covered by insurance The Arizona Mormon mission projected by Brigham Young to settle in that Territory and build that section of Tom Scott's Southern Pacific railway has proved a dis astrous and complete failure. The entire colony of over 700 are on their wav to Utah again. The emigrants experienced terrible suffering. The character of the country was completely misrepresented. It was sterile, with no water and pasturage scarce. The condition of the people and train is extremely sad. and it i6 said the result has shaken the faith of the Mormons in the inf allibilitv of the head of the church as an inspired prophet. The losses by the fire at Grand Bapids, Mich., will not exceed $300,000 Keokuk. Iowa, has been agitated by a terrible do mestic tragedy. A man named Dennis Haves was murdered by his wife and stepson, aged 16, and, to conceal the bloody deed, the body was buried early the following morning. Upon disinterring the remains, the skull was found fractured in several places. The weapon used was a potato-masher Prof. Marsh and the Yale exploring party have returned to Fort McPherson from Niobrara river. The trip was successful, and many interesting discov eries were made. Many new and extinct ani mals were found, and among them several fossil horses, camels, and rhinoceroses The wheat crop of Iowa promises a larger and better yield than ever before. Tacoma, in Washington Territory, has been chosen by the Commissioners of the Northern Pacific as the terminus of that road The Industrial Congress of the United States, com posed of delegates from the varions trades or ganizations, was in session ia Cleveland last week. Over 100 members were present, rep resenting a constituency of 125,000 working men The State Temperance Union of Illi nois met in Jacksonville last week. Only fourteen delegates being present, the body ad journed sine die, without transacting any business... A two-year-old child died in Dubu que,Iowa, the other day.from the bite of arat. . . There is great scarcity of farm laborers in Iowa. In the northern part of the State fanners are unable to get help enough at $3 a day It is reported that the 'Indians, to the number of 3,000 or 4,000, are concentrat ing on Powder river to dispute the further progress of Stanley's Yellowstone expedition. Two more Modocs the last of Capt. Jack's band have been captured Mormon circles in Utah are greatly scandalized by the deser tion of Brigham Young by one of his wives. She is his seventeenth wife, and has left him, taking with her a large amount of furniture and personal property. She has retained emi nent counsel, and intends to sue for divorce and generous alimony. The suit may be expected to give glimpses never before revealed of the harem-life of Salt Lake City. The South. The first bale of this year's cotton crop was received at New Orleans on the 12th inst.. from Brownsville, Texas, on its wav to New York All the seconds in the late Kichmoud (Va.) duel have been indicted for murder. The 6100,000 prize in the Louisville lottery was drawn by three parties in that citv, all poor men. Trouble is again reported in Pope county, Ark., between the citizens and militia Three men were instantly killed, and several badly injured, in a coal mine near St. Louis, by an immense piece of slate falling upon them. Crop reports from Alabama, North Missis sippi and West Tennessee are very encour aging Four young men were drowned at Baltimore, last week, by the capsizing of a boat. Jacob Thompson has written a letter, which appears in the Memphis Avalanche, in refer ence to the story of a deficit of $821,000 in his accounts as Secretary of the Interior. His explanation does not differ from that which has already been given. The defalcation was the crime of a clerk in the Department, and is in no way to be charged upon Mf. Thompson. A committee, consisting exclusively of politi cal opponents, declared the Secretary, twelve years ago, to be guiltless in the matter, and their report was unanimously approved bv Congress The ticket drawing the capital prize ($100,000) in the Louisville lotterv was held by L. H. Keith, of Kingston, Mass. Willis Morley, cf Giles county. Tenn., drew the second prize of .$50.000 A large meeting of citizens of New Orleans was held last week, at which the Beauregard unification resolutions were indorsed The caterpillar has appeared in the cotton fields in portions of Alabama Louisville was visited by four fires on the loth inst A high wind prevailed at the time, and so great was the alarm that Cincinnati and Indianapolis were appealed te for aid. The losses were over $100,000 Cotton was planted more widely this year than usual in the Southern States", and if all the conditions had been favorable the crop would have overtasked the labor available for handling it. As it is, the Depart ment of Agriculture reports that wet weather has reduced the rield to an average figure. Washington. Leaders of the colored people of the Dis trict of Columbia have put themselves on record as opposed to the policy of mixed schools The statement is reiterated by i Washington correspondents that Roscoe Conk ling is the coming Chief Justice Associated Press teletrram : " The internal rprono ceipts for the year of about 65.000.000 in ex cets of the estimates will enable the Internal Eevenue Bureau to make a good showing in its next report to Congress, but the exhibit ought really to be two per cent, less than it is.' The Bureau of Agriculture has given orders for the purchase of 400 bushels of Chilian wheat, andthe same quantity of French wheat, for the purpose of meeting requests from various parts of the country. The de mand for seeds has latterly been so great that the treasury of the institution is exhausted. Mks. Dr. Mart E. Walker has been ap pointed to a clerkship in Gen. Spinner's office The Commissioner of Customs has just prepared a report for the use of the Secretary of the Treasury on the amounts of customs frauds on the "Government for the fiscal year ending the 30th of last month. These frauds represent eases settled by the department, and show to what an alarmiu" extent the system of swindling is carried on! The total amount of the frauds for the vear is $1,432,100. of which $1,110,000 is credited to the port of New York. Taking into account the fact that but a comparatively small pro portion of the frauds committed are discover ed, the exhibit is truly a serious one Re ports of the condition of the national banks of the country show them generally in good con dition, and discloso an eay money market. . Indian Commissioner Smith has "started on a visit to the Western tribes of Indiaus. The Hon. Caleb Cushing is plaintiff in a novel suit before one of the Washington courts against one Kellv. who, it is set forth. did wrongfully keep a dog which was used and accustomed to bark continually bv day and night, and that, on Saturday 'last, the de fendant did then and there allow the dog to bark incessantly from early in the dav through the whole day and night" following." and did thereby hinder and prevent the plaintiff from studying and transacting his lawful business by day, and deprived him of hie sleep during the night so as injuriously to affect his health aud the peaceful use of his property. The second count alleges the keeping of the same dog, and that said dog was a dangerous one. On the first count $1,000 and on the sec ond count $3.00D A dispatch from Washington states that the ucauijuaiicis ut me auouai tjrange of the Patrons of Husbandry will goon be removed to that citv from GnrcptriK-n Srr, ;..... - C fvtm; luici esting statistics are added showing the rapid giumu vi ixc urbanization throughout the country. From these it appears that there are now State Granges in eighteen States, and that the membership of the local Graces numbers 3'jO.OOO. The applications for char ters to form new Granges are so numerous that the National Grange has been compelled to send out additional agent to assist the work of oi ganization. Foreign. Baron Beuter's contract with the Shah of Persia is likely to prove a failure after all. Reuter spent over $1,500,000 in bribes, loans and guarantees to get his concession, but jealous London financiers have beset the Shah aud about persuaded him to annul the con tract The ministerial crisis inltalvis at last terminated, Minghetti having succeeded, after much difficulty, informing a Cabinet Sadree Zem, the Persian Foreign Minister, is in dis grace, and will probably be dismissed and exe cuted on his return to Teheran. It is again announced that Bismarck is about to retire from King William's Cabinet The cholera is spreading through Germany The newB from Srcain is evi'tin- Tl, .. !,,- been two serious engagements between the f.i l ; i . . . . ,s . v. - . v-ncio ainx iuc vruverument troops, m one or which the former were successful, while in the other a victory is rlsimfr) fnr tha iuft t the meantime the Government has another formidable difficulty tr W1 -iti, ,i - . u mi ucuiuu' .Stratum bv the IiiteninHnrmls wVin 1,a,-o pessessioii of the town of Alcov, burned 60 houses and committed other outrages Bar on Beuter nrononncp th his Persian contract entirely false A mar riage has finally been arranged between the Duke of Edinburgh and the Gr&ad Duchess Maria Alexandrowna, only daughter of the Emperor of Russia O'Keliev. the Ifrrald correspondent, has been released at Madrid. A Constantinople dispatch eavs that the statement that the Sultfji had issued a nrman granting extraordinary powers and' privileges ot the Khedive of Egypt is discredited in di plomatic circles. There was a tumultuous scene in the French Assembly, the other day, the disorder becom ing so srreat that the President was obliged to suspend the sitting Spanish items: Five thousand peasants at Alpena have joined the Cailists, driven thereto bv the excesses of the Republicans It is rumored that the Inter nationalists have risen in Carthagena and made themselves masters of the town The re port of the International insurrection in Alcoy is confirmed. The mob assassinated the Mayor and Town Collector and dragged their bodies throigh the streets There is serious trouble in Malaga. While a bull-fight was in progress, the people of the city rose against the municipality and assassinated several Councillors The abolition of slavery in Cuba will be realized by a special law It is stated that the Ppe will soon bestow Cardinal hats upon Archbishop Manning, of England, and two American Archbishops Russia pursues the same policy of conciliation m Khiva as in the other Khanates of Turkestan which she has overcome. The Khan of Khiva has been restored to his throne. His place is assured to him by the support of the Russian troops, and he is assisted in the work of ad ministration by a council appointed by Gen Kaufmaun. By this treatment the Russians have already obtained the abolition of slavery in Khiva, and have thereby restored to the Shah 10,000 of his subjects enslaved bv the Khivans The "Sick Man of Turkey," on account of pressing business at home, is com pelled to forego his contemplated visit to Vienna. The Spanish Government has issued a de cree restoring to the Cuban inrurgents and their sympathizers the estates confiscated by the edicts of sequestration promulgated bv Erevious administrations MacMahon has een interviewed by the irrepressible newspa per reporter, and forced to unbosom his views of State policy. His policy has two cardinal points Italy and the army. France must not allow the Pope to be excelled from his dominions; everything that can be done to prevent that shall be done. As for the armv, therein lies the only hope for the future of France A curious story comes over the cable of a plot to rob the Shah of his jewels and his begemmed overcoat. The parties who figure in this Newgate tale are an English Colonel, a Jlr dinmnn.hrnl'ap on I . . ." money-lender of Aleppo, and a first-class bur glar. The Shah was to be enticed into the Colonel s house to see his pretty daughter, and then was to be relieved of his valuables. Owing to the presence of mind of a London dectective, the scheme failed There has been a spirited debate in the English House of Lords on a proposition to appoint a com mittee to devise legislation to check the tend ency of the Church of England toward Catholi cism. The motion was rejected. The German Government has invested an additional $2,000,000 in United States bonds, making $12,000,000 in all.... The rinderpest has become so destructive in Russia that Ger many has forbidden all importations of cattle from Russian ports It is said Don Carlos will soon re-enter Snain. and sEanm nocnnai . J J p&imjuu command of all the Carlist forces in the field. a matrimonial engagement is about to be consumated between Prince Arthur, of En gland, and Princess Tliuro. nf rn,,i- The cholera is dying out in Europe. Don Carlos has re-entered Spain, and issued a bombastic address to the insurgents The French Government has forbidden any public reloicings on the occasion of the evacufttinn of the territorv Kir ilia rwrmti m preliminaries of the treaty of alliance between uciiuou, ouu xiaijf are bbju to De concluaea and ready for exchange The recent earth- QUake in Italv was eictriinrrlinoiTr Ti.. ' , ' j . J DVUU eartn seemed for a tune converted into a liquid one, and houses were tossed about like ships at sea. There were fourteen move ments, seven forward and seven backward, each occupying a second, as regular as the beat of a clock. Many persons were killed at Bellimo, and many injured As a last expe dient for stilling the Canada Pacific railway scandal, the Dominion Government has de termined to prorogue the sitting of Parliament immediately upon the presentation of the re port of the Investigating Committee. Visible Supply of Grain. The visible supply of grain, including stocks in store at the principal points of accumulation at lake and seaboard ports, in transit on the lakes, the New York canals and by rail, June 28, 1878, was as follows : Wheat, In. . 28(i,9: . 22,500 . 135,052 . 626,870 . 3i'9,000 23.625 . 237,676 . 101.520 . 210.000 . 102,351 . 34.M8 . 213,202 . 360,216 . 175,000 451000 .l,27,fll7 . 120,268 .1,152,615 Corn, bu. 1,061,810 3,500 343,032 3,815,832 158,000 In store at Kew York , Albany , Buffalo Chicago , Milwaukee Dnlnth Toledo Detroit Oswego St. Louis , Boston Toronto Montreal Philadelphia . Baltimore Lake shipm'ts., Kail shipmts. On ST. X. canals Oat, 6. Baric, bti. 5,533 25,400 50'.2O0 lC,00 "3,536 4,219 20,000 6,355 7,088 683.828 61,660 7,577 1,279,561 292,000 232,133 48,000 15.H00 234,106 313,401 21,371 357,252 52,472 30 000 375.953 75,252 150 500,453 160.000 165.000 1.219,385 351,249 578,148 3,942 9,000 9,110 60.000 22.000 680,006 432,814 164,732 1,480 5.181 Total 5.524,824 9,246.988 4,557,300 162,738 Tota!,Ju 29, 73..5,037,237 12,087,189 7,222,527 282,'.'t9 Estimated. BoUl Attempt to Kob a Bank. A San Francisco dispatch of the 11th says : A bold attempt was made to-dav, at Marysville, to rob the bank of Decker &Jewett. Frank Whipple, one of the three robbers, entered the bank and presented a pistol to Jewett's head, fcayg. "Dont move." Jewett fell down, and made his way to the place where Chief Clerk Bingham was writing. Whipple jumped over the counter, fol lowed by Bingham, who instantly shot ii i. . s -i "uti"c m me uecji. a general des perate fight ensued. Several shots were fired and pistols clubbed. Whipple finally turned to run out of the bank. Bingham and Jewett fired on him, simultaneously with double-barreled shot-guns. He fell mortally wounded on the sidewalk. Whipple savs he had two confederates, John Tonev and W. Winklesy. They escaped, and" the peo ple and officers are pursuing. Whipple was shot through the body in many places. The Code in Omaha. In Omaha there is a paper called the lice, edited by Mr. E. Eosewater, and another paper called the Republican, edited bv Maj, Saint A. D. Balcombe. Maj. Balcombe refuses to recognize, editorially, the existence of Eosewater, but permits his local editor to refer to that person in the local columns. Eose water having denounced this local editor several times, has been repaid with in terest. On July 8, a more than ordi nary offensive Dersonal nam n-ranb bo vin a appeared in the local of the Republican, -u.r. xiosewater, in a note to Ualcombe, demanded "ample public apology." This Balcombe took no notice of, treat ing it as a quarrel between Eosewater and the local writer. On thA Otb -arc quote the Bee : "About 11 o'clock. having conirjleted his editorial labors, Mr. Eosewater nnrlin cowhide," and proceeded to the most public part of the city to wait for Mr. Balcombe, "in order to disgrace him as publicly as possible." The result was that when Balcombe appeared, Eosewater attacked him with the cow hide ; Balcombe jumped on Eosewater, knocked him down, and while upon him, beating him, they were separated, and the affair terminated. Tt, physically Eosewater is much smaller than Balcombe, and when the latter fell against Eosewater, the latter sunk un der the weight. The most unfortunate part of the affair, perhaps, is that the disgraceful controversy is continued in the two papers. Chicago Ttibune. Story of a Lost Heir. The following story of a lost heir is told by a Tasmanian paper, tht Corn wall Chronicle : About seven years ago, in the city of London, a cheese monger died, leaving cash to the tune of 100,000 to be quarreled over, fought and disputed for by the reputed heirs-at-law. Advertisements were inserted at different times in the English news papers, and many a claimant a la Tich borne was forthcoming. The lawyers, however, were not satisfied that any of the numerous claimants were "the " right men," and what has just trans pired proves they were correct in their judgment,as the " rightman"has turned up in the person of the deceased cheese monger's brother, George Huntley, who arrived in this colony about forty years ago. He was discovered by Mr. F. Stevens, a Victorian barrister, splitting, up in the ranges of that colony, taken to Melbourne, shipped on board a steamer and brought to Lancashire, and then taken to Hobart Town, where he was identified as the veritable Geo. Huntley, who arrived in Tasmania some forty years ago. After all the necessary decuments are procured to prove with out a shadow of doubt the man's iden tity he will proceed to England to claim his inheritance. An Interesting Game. A gentleman from New Haven, Conn., lately exhibited some sweet little games ior emiaren. One of them, called the " Fly Leaf," is ?one in this way : Take a sheet of writing paper ; cover it on one side with gum mucilage ; then catch a fly ; turn the fly over on his back ; stick the back of the fly on to the paper ; and then catch another fly and do like wise ; put the flies close together, heads all one way ; keep on doing this till you get the sheet full ; then turn the paper over, and you'll swear that paper is alive. It will run all round the room. When you tire of this sport, turn the paper over and admire the" movements of .the flies' legs. It will be a perfect fac simile of grass swayed by a zephyr. This will be cheaper than taking the children to the country to see it. "What are you drawing, Anna?" "I's making your pictur'." So the gentleman sat very still, and she worked away very earnestly for a v. hile. Then she stopped, compared her work with the original, and shook her little head. "I don't like it much," she said. " 'Tain't a great deal like you. I dess III put a tail to it and call it a dog." " CHOLERA. What You Had Better Do if You Don "t H iut to Die With it. Buffalo, X. T., suffered more from the cholera of '49 and '51 than any other city in the United States, with perhaps the exception of Sandusky. During those two memorable years I was prac ticing my profession in Buffalo, and treated more than a hundred fatal cases, and perhaps an equal number that re covered, besides two or three hundred cases of cholerine, so called. I pub lished some papers on the " causes, pre vention and treatment of cholera," the result of my observations during those urhappy years. Now that we are again threatened with the fearful malady, I will suggest some preventive measures. During the year 13i8, not less than twenty-five millions of human beings perished, in Europe alone, from the plague. England was almost depopu lated. Various preventive measures were adopted. One much resorted to was hanging a cross on each house, with " God have mercy on us !" inscribed upon it. Another means in which those wretched populations cherished un bounded confidence was a peculiar em ployment of prayers. Ten persons cried " God have mercy on us !" all at one time, until they were hoarse and ex hausted. But before they gave out, ten others began, so that day and night the cry of agony ascended unceasingly to Heaven. Meantime their yards and streets were hummocked with indescri bable filth. Kitchen offal, dead cats and dogs, and every other conceivable kind of filth, sent up a reeking, sicken ing vapor. In reading the history of those fearful times, we are apt to think that if, in addition to their prayers, they had cleaned their houses and streets it might have been better. Prayer is a good thing, but as a means of prevent ing tne piague or cnoiera, cleanliness is, to say the least, a very important ad junct. Pure air and water are pvettv sure preventives of cholera. Of the" hosts who died in Buffalo during the years re ferred to, there were not twentv-five cleanly, intelligent people. A peculiar diarrhoea known as cholerine attacked our better class of native citizens some times, but with the exception of a few invalids and old people among this class, few died of cholera. LMPOKTAXT SrGGESTIOXS. Clean your cellars, and distribute lime in all the corners and damp places. Make sure of your drains, traps, cess pools, and privies, . and use lime and copperas freely. Clean your yards and streets, and keep them clean. Use lime in all doubt ful places. Use whitewash all about your houses, your passage-halls, your closets, and then ventilate thoroughly day and night. Keep your skins clean by frequent bathing, and chmge your flannel under clothes frequently. Let your diet be the usual beef, mut ton, bread, potatoes, and garden vegeta bles, though cucumbers are not fit to eat under any circumstances. Go to bed early, and, in brief, take care of yourself. The cholera is a blessing. During the cholera years, the general health of the community is better than usual, be cause of the more thoughtful attention given to personal habits. I remember that, in a short street in Buffalo, there was one large old house occupied by twelve poor families. This was at the foot of a slight elevation, while in the same stvppt Hnt Tiffin - vv.Vj -'- W AX V- -i it moved, there were fourteen neat cottages, occupied mostly by thrifty mechanics. During the cholera season there were thirty-six deaths in the tenant-house the largest mortality in any house in the city ; while in the neat double row of cottages there was not a single death. Cleanliness and a judicious diet saved the mechanics. hastiness, whisky and a bad diet killed the others. Dr. Dio Lewis. The Fightinar Editor of Sew Orleans. Col. E. Barnwell Ehett, Jr., the surviving duelist, is well known among the jonrnalits of the United States as the editor of the now defunct' Charles ton Mercury, anterior to and during the war. Probably no paper in the South contributed so much to bring on that terrible struggle, and few men wielded a more trenchant pen on his side of the line. Ha is a son of ex-Senator Ehett, of South Carolina, and is about 40 years of age. Inheriting from his family and home surroundings the peculiar feelings of honor that find redress in the dueling code, he has never hesitated to hold himself responsible for all the language uttered in his journalistic columns or elsewhere, and more than once has been involved in controversies that found set tlement only at the muzzle of the pistol. Some of his brothers have each likewise " killed his man" in duels. Personally Col. Ehett is represented to be a high-toned, gentle and chivalrous a quiet, low-spoken man, and the last either to court a quarrel or recede from it at the expense of his own honor. Af ter the suspension of the Mercury he retired to his Alabama plantation, whence he was called about a year ago to the editorial chair of the New Orleans Picayune. Cor. Neiu York Herald. The fury of a woman scorned has be come proverbial : but we are not sure that it exceeds the demonstrativetiess of a jealous husband. We read of a Kan sas gentleman a member of the City Council of Atchison who entered the dining-room of the principal hotel, where a hundred persons were assembled, re volver in hand, and fired a number of shots with the intention of putting a period to the existence of a Mr. Mar burg, because that gentleman had paid some 'marked attention to the Alder man's wife. One of the shots shortened the nose of a negro waiter, and another severed a curl from a young lady's head. Out of the large number of people in the room there were really very few who enjoyed the scene. Exchange. A Negro Mcederer Executed. Jim Brown, the negro who last June mur dered Mrs. Dazier and Mrs. Jones, two old women residing in Nansemond coun ty, Va., was hanged on the 11th inst., in the Court-House yard at Suffolk, in the presence of 4,000 or 5,000 people. Brown was convicted upon his own vol untary confession of guilt. He lately professed to have experienced religious conversion, and passed'much of his time in singing and praying. i Qneen Victoria's Income. Queen Victoria either is, or ought to be, a very wealthy woman. Her income was at the beginning of her reign fixed at 385,000 a year. This sum, it was understood, would, with the exception of 96,000 a year, be divided between the Lord Steward, the Lord Chamber lain, and the master of the horse, the three great functionaries of the roval household. Of the residue, 60.000 were to be paid over to the Queen for her personal expenses, and the remsuc mg 36,000 were for "contingencies."' It is probable, however, that the above arrangements have been modified as time has worked clianges. But, besides the previous mentioned 60,000 a yea' and what residue may be unspent fronl the rest of the " civil list," as the 35 -000 is called, Queen Victoria has two other sources of considerable income She is in her own right Duchess of Lan caster. Her revenue from this source has been steadily increasing. Tlnf in 1S65 it was 26,000 ; in 1867, 29,000 in 1869, 31,000 ; in 1872, 40,000. The' other source is still more strictly per sonal income. On the 30th of August, 1852, there died a gentleman, aged 72 of the name of John Camden Neild. He was the son of James Neild, who ac quired a large fortune as a gold and silversmtth. He received every advan tage in the way of education, graduated M. A. at Trinity College, Cambridge, and was subsequently called to the bar. He proved, however, the very reverse of his benevolent father. He was a miser born, and hid all his talents in a napkin, making no use of his wealth bevond al lowing it to accumulate. From the date of the death of his father, who left him 250,000, besides real estate, he had spent but a small portion of his income, and allowed himself scarcely the neces saries of life. He usually dressed in a blue coat with metal buttons. This he did not allowto .be brushed, inasmuch as that process would have worn out the nap. He was never known to wear an overcoat. He gladly accepted invita tions from his tenantry, and would re main on long visits, because he thus saved board. A few days before his death he told one of his'executors that he had made a most singular will, but that he had a right to do what he liked with his own. When the document was opened, it was found that, with the ex ception of a few small legacies, he had left all " to Her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Victoria, begging Her Majesty's most gracious acceptance of the'same, for her sole use and benefit, and that of" her heirs." Probably vanity dictated this bequest. To a poor housekeeper, who had served him twenty-six years, he left nothing ; to each of his executors, 100. But the Queen made a handsome provision for the former, and presented 1,000 to each of the latter ; and further raised a memorial to the miser's mem ory. The property bequeathed to her amounted to upwards of 500,000 ; so that, supposing Her Majesty to have spent every penny of her public and duchy of Lancaster incomes, and to have only laid by ihis legacy and the in terest on it, she would from this source alone now be worth at least 1,000,000. Be this as it may, even that portion of the public which survives her will prob ably never know the amount of her wealth, for the wills of Kings and Queens are not proved ; so that there will be no enlightenment on this head in the pages of the Illustrated London Xeivs. Antiquity of Umbrellas. Dr. Morrison, the creat China, states that there is mention made of umbrellas and parasols in books printed in China more than 1,500 years ago, and that that most wonderful'trav eler, Layard, relates that he discovered on the ruins af Nineveh, in bas relief, a. representation of a King in a chariot, with an attendant holding an umbrella over his head. In India, we also find the umbrella has been used in remote ages, and principally as emblems of royalty, its shape differing very little from those in modern use. In Burmah, the princes use a very large umbrella, and it requires a separate attendant to carry it, md his position is a recognized one in the royal household. One of the titles of the King is as follows : " King of the white elephant and lord of the twenty-four umbrellas." The Emperor of China, who never does things on a small scale (if he can help it) has no fewer than twenty-four umbrellas carried, before him when he goes out hunting It is used in that country as a defense asainst rain as well as sun. nnil i Tn-in. cipallv made of a sort of dazed silt ri-r- paper beautifullv painted. W finl umbrellas mentioned as in use, or, at least, Known m England 140 years ago. In Cambridge, we read that early in the last century umbrellas were let out on. hire for so much per hour, like Sedan chairs. Jonas Han way, the founder of a hospital in London, had the cour age to carry habitally an umbrella. He died in 1776, and it is said that he car ried an umbrella for thirty years ; so the date of their introduction for gen eral use may be said to date from 1756. Searehin? the World for the Kansas Murderers. The American Register of Paris says: "An agent of the Special Detective Agency of New York is now in Paris in pursuit of the Bender family, who are charged with being the authors of the wholesale murders lately discovered at Cherryville, Kansas. Detectives from the same agency have been sent to Lon don and all the leading European cities. One of the accused, Johanna, or, as she is commonly' known, Katie" Bender, is quite young, has red hair, and is a per son of rather repulsive features, with a. furtive and distrustful expression. She was seen on board a steamer which left New York for Havre, and it is supposed tbxt the whole family are at present concealed in the French capital or in the environs. Kate Bender is possessed of some education, and is said to be able to speak a little French. If they are really in France, now that the police are on their track, it will be impossible for them long to escape detection. " "It appears that the world is to be ransacked that these murderers may be caught. It is most singular that, with the strongly marked characteristics of all four members of this infamous fami ly, they have escaped detection so long." A loxg head on square shoulders The Old Dominion.