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"WAHT8," "FOB BALI," "to h" "LOBT,"
"r00HB,"to.;in thlsoeloWi, CcWUg Hv lines
.nor Agents, well qoaliaed to 's)h nv th
city nf Cincinnati and vicinity, a useful article,
which Ie wanted, more or less, In every family.
Preference givra to Atwe t betVVbeen In "hi
.abit of canvassing and vending small articles.
Fifty per cent, will bo given for allsales. A perm
nut and steady business will b given to themost
SfJTJ-. T.he ?' Tt inoreaee In de
2! H i .i iTf eever wotr ont. Diligent yong
men have (old to tha amount of from 6 to 110
lviwi AMllcnt mayeellat the Gibson Home
m end Saturday, betirnn the boon of i
A. M. and 4 P. M. Ja20b
WANTBD-BIOHT OIlr-A man with
j, . email family, to work on a farm ahort
distance a the eoantry; alio a mart boy to attend
srocery, who speaks German, and A good oook,
washer and Ironer. Thto the plaoeto ctnliabla
be lp, male or female, for city or oomitry, at a mo
oient'i notice. Term easy at my offlee, No. mi,
Kim and Ninth-attests. THOMAS BOOH AM AH.
WAU D Immediately, at Greenup
Hall, a young lady to perform a fancy danoe :
one who can sing ballads preferred, For particulars
uureaa luvnaa at dbuith, uoviu
apply to the manager at Greenup Hall
WANTED A GIRL One who l a rood
cook, and need to housework generally. As'
ply at iio. 278 Waat Sixth street. References re
Wired. Jazob
.".7 No. 106 Hopkins-street. None but oompe.
tout hands need apply. ja20b
reqnlriug the aeiiatance of an active man;
paying a large inoome. tsoo cash will pnrohaae one
half interest. Apply to 11ALB A CO., Ut Walnut
street. jalb
WANTED A competent mm to lolloit
order for anew Illustrated work in oouree
of publication. A nil table applicant can make from
S3 to $J per day. Call at Mo. 13 Weet tourta-street,
lUon No. 7, up atalra. Jal7d
WANTED Reliable belp for situations
of any kind oan always He had at a moment'!
notice, by applying at No. 0 Best Thlrd-street, base
ment story, next to Adam' Kxpreai offloe. No
rbarge to servant, dejlam
WANTED Clerks, book-keepers, aales
men, bar-keepere, porters, eoopera, carpen-
tera, mecnanics, laborer and others, can nod sftua
tiona at the Merchants' Clerks Begutry Office, 128
rtamui-streei. jaaw JUALiKSj
nTar John'!" f- 0B
Hnnaea fln'e ' T." tooeont thretory
!?, an".- nntihed, on Richmond near free'
maU. Apply to A. 0. ttfiOB, cornet of Walnut and
rront-etreets. laJob"
FOR RBN t-A UOtTS E-With eight
W.ott the oast side or Jakson-street,Te-tween
Twelfth and Thirteenth" etreete Bent. 130
par monjth.jnjalra at 19 Baat Pearl-st. JaJOb
plOR RENT A new and elegant Iriok
r,Hon,' oonainlng jlx rooms, papered, Water
and Gas. Uomplete for 30 par month, in adrance.
Hltnated on liongworth-atreet. a few doora west of
Htone.aorith aide. rjr particolara call at north-weat
corner Third and llaln-atreet. .. ...
WJg . N. &LO0bSI, Agent.
FOR RENT A rerr convenient three
story Brick Dwelling, having all modern Im-provenente--gaB
and water throughont-on Long
worth atreet, west of Park. Price. Sua Annlv In
? OR SALE A full-blooded NEWFOUND
Lif P PUP, between eight and nine months
?ld. He will be aold cheap, aa the owner has not
ooro to keep him. Apply at No. 100 Jobn-etreet,
r.bore Third. JaiOb
FOR SALE. The owner of a Ladles' and
Gentlemen's Furnishing Store, eatablishad
tor the last six years, and located In one of the
best thoroughfares in this city, with a good ran of
rnatomers, wishes to retire from the same, and offera
a tint-rate chance for man, with a cash caeital of
trom (600 to $600, to bny part of the stook. For par
llculars direct a few lines to box 1,841, Pcatofflce,
rOate where an interview can be had. jaitfb
FOR SALE SOaoret or more of first-rate
Timber tend. Tour miles weet from Oellna,
Aleroer County, Ohio. Only 5 per acre, cash. If aold
"on. W. L. DAV18,
ial9f M West Third-street, Cincinnati.
I ,0ST A brown Viotorine, on Tuesday
M-J night last, on Fourth-street, between Hmltli
and John. The finder will be liberally rewarded by
leaving It at No. 3a fourth-street. Jalb
LOBT Breastpin A hand with a large
Pearl in the lingers-loat In Newport or Oincln
nml. The finder will be liberally rewarded by leav
lug It with fapt. Mead, Newport Verry. Jal9c
OST OR STOLEN 0a Tuesday, the 17tb,
n lerner rap. auont seven months
old: black body, yellow breast and leaa.
croppvd eara and l'lDK tail: hadontiraaa
cualn collarand lock. A liberal reward will be given
by leaving him at Guion A H iter's Iron and Hard
wnre Store, north east oorner of Court and Western
row. jalDb"
1 HOUND A Silver Watoh (Laplne), with
broad ribbon guard cut. Tbe owner can have
the BHine by sailing at this offlee, and paying for ad
vertlaement. a!9b
BOARDING Two single gentlemen oan
be accommodated with a pleasant room and
board in a private family at 71 George st. ja20b
FOR I860!
. - UAWrTlsRTTtflU OF
Wood-Working Machinery,
Ceraor Jeha acd Water .,pi"elatt,0
IOR SALE A gray riding and A
- driving Horse, snitable for a lady. 7i
Will exchange for good Buggy. Inquire
of O. O. BBOWN.Mo. 42b Meet Kfht-iLdj
Ir yon want a aervant, advertise In
it yon waat a house, advertise In
If roa want to eel anything, advertise In
Ir roa want to br anything, advertise In
IB not, every want supplied by advertising in
Jt-Don't fortjet that the Penny
Presa la the mediant through which to
ntake known your wants I Advertise
ments of flye lines and less, Inserted
twice for twenty-live cental
Mono J. H. Davis la our only carrier on
the route south of Siith-itreet, and west of
Western-row, and therefore the only person
autboriied to oolleot moneys due from natrons
In that dlitriot.
Ada iib' Bxfbibs Co. This excellent oom-
Sany will please aeoept our thanks for the
ally prompt delivery of Eastern and ether
journals, whloh art a gteat accommodation to
us during the present irregularity of the mails.
MiTioaoiooitiu OBaaaViTioiig tor thk
wHSl flwu7 0ptioUn,No.7
West Fourth-street, January 1:
Q.'0)0- . Barometer. Th.rmnn.i..
T am M a.. - ,,,
'J ? "i."." 29.M Above aero 86
Bxhibiiioii or HibhosW SsmiiiET. The
Thirty-flrtt Semt-Annual Exhibition of Her
eon s Seminary will teke place at Smith A
Nixon's Hair on Wednesday evening next.
The exeroises will doubtless be Interesting, as
tney are usually, and largely attended.
. i.
HabUb's MiOAstss. This popular monthly
for Fobruai-ir has been rsteived at Pease 1
Co.'i., Sixth-street, east of Walnut. It is a
very entertaining number. They also have
fWler's Spirit, the New Y-qrk ledger and the
Philadelphia Saturday CbttWer, for this Week,
together with other good reading.
CtoBB Of TBI PoBK-r-AOJtlKO SiaSOiJ. The
pork-paoking yason In this oity and vioinity
is now regarded by hog dealers at an end.
Yesterday not a sale was made on 'Change,
and the receipts were very Hehl; A few lots
will of course he received from day to day,
but the great bulk of the trade Is over for the
Thb Lars CiBior Ejictioi vbobi a Stbbbt
Railboad Cab, The case of Klmber. oharsed
with assaulting a colored woman and forcibly
Resting her from a Car on the route of the
Passenger Street Railroad Company, was
before Judge Lowe yesterday morning. It
appears from the evidence of two or three
witnesses that the conductor had used consid
erable force to accomplish his purpose, but
that he had alto been ordered to allow no col
ored persons to ride In the ears. The defend
ant was fined $10 and costs.
Littli Girl Run Ovia ad Nsarlt Killbd.
A obild, about three years of age, daughter of
Mrs. Margaret Barth, residing on Main-street,
above Twelfth, was run over by an express
wagon, yesterday afternoon, and almost killed.
The horse struck the child, knocking ber
down, and afterward stepped upon her. crush
ing ner tnign in a horrible manner. Beside
this, her right arm was broken, and her body
and head considerably bruised. Her injuries
were rendered lens painful by the aid of a
physiolan who was Immediately oalled, but
sue tuners greatly, and it is thought she may
never reoover.
Pbocbbdinoi or thb Cocbtt Commibsionibs.
At the regular session of the County Commis
sioners, held yesterday morning, orders were
passed amounting in tbe aggregate to $140 05,
ot whioh the -largest, $90, was paid to E. Van
Hart, for coal for the Lick Run Lunatic Asy
lum. Tbe Board settled with B. Higdon. lata
Sheriff of Hamilton County, in full for fines.
costs and fees due the county from him, and
in run lor all claims be has against tbe county
tor nis services ss tsnerm. xhey agreed to re
ceive tbe sum of $1,660. payable as follows:
$600 In sixty days, $660 in four months, and
$oou in six months, upon the payment of
which all olaimt of the county noon Mr. Hic-
don will be released.
AiBssf or Allbgij) Dbalbbb in Codntik-
ran Mobst. A couple of men, named A. T.
Viney and A. O. Churoh, were arrested, night
before hut, at the Madison House, upon suspi
cion of being engaged in passing counterfeit
coin. They said they were from Burlington,
Ind., and had been deteoted in passing spuri
ous quarters on the express driver, by whom
they were driven from tbe Ohyo and Missis
sippi Railroad to the hotel, and, beside this,
lour ten-d"liar biliton tbe Canal Bank of New
Orleans were found in their possession. They
were taken before United States Commissioner'
.Vewhall, and held to bail in the sum of $800
each to answer tbe charge or caving counter
feit money in possession at the next term of
the Court of Common Pleas.
DoirATioits to thb Horn or thb Fbibndliss.
Miss Mary A. draff, Treasurer of the Home of
the Friendless, an institution under the con
trol of some noble-minded and large-souled
women, which, more than any other one we
are aware of, deserves tbe sympathy and aid
of tbe benevolent and humane, gratefully
acknowledges the reoeipt cf the following
donations: From the Cincinnati Oas Light and
Coke Company, through H. Miller, Esq., 600
bushels of coke; from the Franklin Eogino
and Hose Company, No. 4, through Messrs.
J. 0. Cole. A. Ward and E. P. Curry, $26;
from Messrs. Wynne, Haines A Co., two
pieces of oallco, valued at $8 18; from S. H.
Burton, Esq., $4 70, witness fees.
Akothbb Waih. There is a child at the
Commercial Hospital in need of a proteotor.
It is what any woman would call "a perfect
little beauty" If it belonged to her friend, for
it Is plump, rosy, apparently good-natured,
and, we are sure, would know no mune but
"muster's darling" for the next six months,
if it had been fortunate enough to nave been
of parents whose oi renins tan oes were better.
it is a mate, snout two montns oio, ana win
doubtless prove as much "a well-spring of
pleasure" as any baby ever did. Any one
who desires a responsibility, whether moral or
otherwise, whioh they have not already, will
doubtless flnd tnat wis win do quite as great
a one as they will be able to care for properly,
and we would therefore advise them to take it.
Thb Fibb ob Wbdhbbdat Mobbibo Ab-
bcbd Estimatbb. Our ootemporarles appear
to have stranjely exaggerated, or singularly
blundered, respecting the loss at the fire, cor
ner of Fifth and Sycamore-streets, yesterday
morning. We calculated the damage at about
$800 to $1,000, which, we feel assured, is the
outside Ogure; but one or our neignnors oaue
it $6,000, another $8,000 to $8,000, and a third
$8,000 to $10,000. Tbe idea of any tack loss
twins? ciasad bv the destruction of four mise
rable frame shanties, is absurd, Indeed. They
were occupied as barbet-shop, whose stock,
mm nresnme. may possibly have been worth
$6 or $6; a second-hand furniture store, the
greater part of whose little amount was saved;
a lager-beer saloon, whose maximum value
may have been $2 76; a pawn-broker's offlee,
were a few trunks of old clothes were de
it two half-brick tenements
magnilloent basis fora "destructive" fire.truly,
and ansa, as would seem to furnish some
ground for the popular Idea of newspaper ex'
In Olb Laroastbb SimiatT axd Ciboib-
an CoinQi BniLDino. 0a tbe 19 th ot Jan
uary, 1845, fourteen years ago, the ediloe last
known, as the Cincinnati College was burnt
own. 1 It occurred on Sunday morning. The
lire breaking ont near the roof, it was bat
short while until the cupola was consumed,
and the bell fell with a crash. The alarm had
not been extensively given. The fire occurred
as the congregation of Sr. Joshua Wilton was
engaged In the morning prayer in the
Doublehom Steeple Churoh, and for fear
of disturbing the devotions Sexton Martin
did not ting the ehurch bell, the relia
ble fire alarmist of that day. The flames
spread with such rspidity as to make it diffi
cult for the members of tbe Young Men's
Mercantile Library Association to save their
books, papers and paintings. Gen. Harrison
had been In the smoke and fire of war, and
Charles Hammond had met many antagonists
without retreating, hut this time their portraits
were hurried out of tbe buildings at great risk
of their safety.
Merchants and others soon subscribed over
$10,000 to a fund which gave the directors
means to Invest In the ownership in perpetuity
oi tne suite or rooms now devoted to library
and reading room
The excitement created in the nubile mind
of this oity, caused by the arrival in this
country and in Cincinnati of the far-famed
educationalist, Joseph Lancaster, of England,
induoed the public-spirited cittsens of the
place to secure the erection of the building
whioh we have referred to.
It was known as the Lancaster Seminary.
It consisted of two wings, each ninety feet In
length, the intermediate building being thirty
two feet in front by forty deep. Moses Daw
soli, who had been a teacher in Alexandria, I).
C, and a pupil of Lancaster, was brought out
to bohduot the school. The school went into
operation on the 17th of April, 1816, and for
a while the teachers were supported by the
interest of a food established by CapL John
Kldd for the education of poor children in
this city, the Cincinnati, College, prgeniied
in 1820, sncceeded the Seminary. Philander
Chase, Episcopal Bishop of Ohio, was, for a
suon time, tne rreaiaent. Mr. JSdmund Har
rison for a while had charge; also, Dr. Elijah
Slack, who still resides among us.
We regret that this favorite locality for
sohcol and college instruction it no longer occu
pied by tbe Cino'nnatl College for the pur
poses for which they obtained the possession
of the property. It was the lot on which, in
territorial times the first frame sohool-house
was built, and was part or the half square held
by the First Presbyterian Sooisty of Cincin
nati. An TJbprotsctsS Fbulb Hbb Owb Law-
An elderly female, belonging to the olass gen
erally known as unprotected, appeared day
before yesterday morning before Judge Lowe,
charging an omnibus driver, named George
Miller, with having treated her rudely, and
claimed tbe protection of the Court. She
stated that she arrived in the oity at three
o'clock Tuesday morning, and was placed In
omnibus No. 9, to be driven to the United
States Hotel. It appears there ware five
other persons in the vehicle, four of whom in
tended stopping at the Madison House, and
one to be taken to the ferry-landing.
On reaching the Madison House the driver
requested her to stop there, but she refused.
After he had driven to the ferry landing he
entered the omnibus and endeavored by force
to expel her, when she struck him In the face
and called the watch. She was then taken to
bet destination; hut upon arrival the oonduct
of the driver again displeased ber, and she
trnok him with her umbrella that Insepara
ble companion of unprotected females.
Her relation of the case was interlarded
with Saxon adjectives, all used in the superla
tive degree, and she concluded ber argument
by saying that she had been so often insulted
by omnibus drivers that she had determined to
submit no longer. She had always met with
respeot from ner equals, and had never been
treated rudely by a gentleman. She oalled
for the watch, had the sooundrel arrested, and,
although aware that the Polioe Court was re
garded as an unfit plaoe for any decent wo
man, she appeared there to demand justice,
and, for this purpose, thought any irfy might
enter any Court throughout this wide-spread
She pleaded her case so well, and with ges
tures so Impressive, as to cause quite a sensa
tion In a court unused to eloqnenoe and rhe
toric, and took her seat, to await tbe deolsion
of Judge Lowe, with the air of a person who
had accomplished the remarkable feat of
breaking down the banters sooiety has thrown
about the sex, and established the principle
that a woman might, if she ohoose, be her
own lawyer.
Some testimony was offered by the defense,
whioh she several times interrupted by ques
tions ana appeals, evinotng mat sue naa
studied In an excellent school, and expressed
herself highly gratified when the court fined
the unlucky driver $2 and cost.
Sbbbivp'b Sjles or Bsal Estatb. The
Sheriff's Sales of Real Estate, yesterday
morning, were largely attended, hut the bid
ding was not remarkably spirited. Tbe total
value of the property offered, whloh was
divided into lota, was about $160,000, but of
all this amount only four pieces were sold, as
Lot No. 7, being the 8th part of lot No.
8, in tbe original plat of the estate of John
Riddle, deceased, fronting .fifty feet on the
north side of Straight-street, and extending
back the same width, 181 and 20-100 feet,
valued at $8. and sold to Samuel J. Riddle for
$6 34' per front foot.
' Lot jno. ox, Deing yi oi tne same pint,
located on the north-east oorner of Straight
street, and the Bates Road, valued at $8, and
sold to Samuel J. Riddle for $5 84 per front
Lot No. 6, being l-17th of lot No. 22, in the
original plat of tha same estate, thirty feet
front on the north side of Straight-street and
extending back, between lines parallel with
i'ourtn-avenue, zui o-iuu ieet, vaiueuat 912,
and sold to Louis Ballauf for $8 per front foot.
Lot No. 17, being 1-17 or tne same plat,
located on the east side of the Hamilton Road,
thirty feet front and extending baok one
hundred aud fifty feet, valued at $18, and sold
to Louis Uallaur lor u per irons 1001.
Polios Cotit. Judge Lowe examined
twenty-three cases yesterday morning at the
Police Court, but tbe more important were
eontinued, while the remainder were almost
wholly without interest.
A couple of fellows, named Jacob Hahnand
John Scott, a night or two ago, were lounging
about a grocery on the corner of Columbia
and Smith-streets, and grossly Insulted a fe
male, who was making some purchases, for
which they were forcibly ejected from the
nremises. One of them drew a knife, and
threatened to use it upon the grocer, but at
lane-th thev departed. Night before last they
returned to the house, and were guilty of some
very disorderly oonauci, tor which tuoy were
arrested and oonnoed in tne ttation-nouse
Thev were before Judge Lowe yesterday morn
ing, and sent to the City Prison for thirty days
each. . .
Patrick Rvm and William iriinn were ar
rested, night before last, while engaged in
earning coal away irom a yarn in tne neigu-
borhood of Kilgour-street. They were fined
each $10 and posts. . "
Unpaid Lbttbu. The following is a list of
lettws detained for non-payment of postage at
the Pottoffioe, in this uty, January iv;
' I. Stone Co., New Tort Oity.
F. M. Jonea A Co., Mew Tork City.
LnoiM Barbour, Hartford, Ooan.
Charles:;. MoOandlaaa, Attorney at Law, Batler,
rnn. . - - .
Hbavt Sam or H 00s. William Osborn, of
Clinton County. O.. Yesterday sold to Klngeu
A So., of this city, sixteen bogs, which aver
aged 476 pounds each. Four of these Im
menia aneaimens of the norclne auadruped
weighed over 8,000 pounds, nearly fiOOpounde
each. These animals had only been fed four
months, and this fact would seem to suggest
the possibility of their attaining a still greater
, weight, t- , 1 .,, , , ,
Tb Latb Staibibs Apfba? or Watie
DtltiR Pkiam or tbs Wounded Ma.
Coroner Carey was sailed upon, yesterday
morning; to hold an Inquest oa tha body of
John tiibbons, who was stabbed during s quar
rel with David Boyd, in Water street, on Sat
urday last, an account of whloh was published
in our issue of Monday. Tbe clreomstanees,
as developed by the evidence elicited, by the
Coroner's Jury, were similar to that we have
already published, differing, We believe, only
in the following particulars 1
It appesra that the men reside in different,
but adjoining rooms of the house, No. 64
Water-street, and oa Saturday had attended a
funeral, whioh, with a eettaio olasfl.ls synonl
mous with saying they were intoxioated. After
they returned the wife of Gibbons went into
the room occupied by Buyd and his wife, when
Q. became angry and kicked the door nntil
he broke out one of tbe panels and turned over
a small moveable cupboard.
This annoyed B., and they quarreled, where
upon they came to blows, and during the
tntltt O. was stabbed, the knife penetrating
the right lung. The wound was not neces
sarily fatal, and It is quite probable that if the
wounded man had received proper medical
treatment he would have recovered.
The, deceased was about thirty-five years of
age, and leaves a wife and three children.
The locality in which he resided is one of the
Worst in IL; end has often been the
scene of bloodshed sometimes Of murder.
Half a dozen families, In tome instances, oc
cupy two ot three rooms, and of course quar
rels and! broken heads are no novelty.
The jury rendered a verdict to the effect,
that Gibbons came to fata death by a wound
produced by a knife in the hands of David
Boyd; who is now awaiting an examination
before Judge Lowe. The fatal termination of
the quarrnl, will probably hasten tne prelim
inary trial whioh has heretofore been con
tinued from day to day because of the con
dition cf the wounded man.
several times heard it whispered that outrages
upon prisoners were dally committed at the
jailor this county, but presumed they were
exaggerated and grew from the manner in
which the inmates amused themselves, and
were without barm either real or intended.
Some developments took place yesterday,
however, that would seem sufficient to dispel
any such theme, and furnish sufficient ground
for the establishment of a new discipline.
Day before yesterday. David Burke and
Henry Goldsmith were committed to Jail to
await a further examination in default of bail
to tbe amount of $860 each. When they en
tered the yard they were met by some prison
ers, who demanded what they oalled their en
trance fee, fifty oenta each, which they justly
refused to pay. They were then oompolled
to receive sixty lashes each, whioh wer'u ac
cording to the statement of the men, well
laid on.
Warrants were Issued for the parties con
cerned in this disgraceful transaction, sud as
many of them as ara known will appear this
morning before the Po'ice Court. There in
certainly something radically wrong in the
management of our county jail, and it would
be well enough to have the fault attached to
those who are either directly or indirectly the
oause of it. Such transactions as this would
never occur in a well-regulated prison, and
should not have transpired here.
Chbistiab Ubiob. The Young Men's Christian
Union held their regular monthly meeting, at
their room, No. 17S Race-street, Isst night,
but transacted little business of importance
The report of the Treasurer showed the reoeipt
during the past month to have been $150 28,
wbile the expenditures during the same
period amounted to only $21 47, leaving a
balance in the Treasury of $134 79. Tbe
Committee on Prayer Meetings reported In
favor of ohanging the hour for the afternoon
meeting from five to half-past seven o'olock
P. M. They also determined to establish a
prayer meeting at the Bethel Ohuron, but the
time nas not yet oeen named.
Arbkst or ah Alliobd Robbeb. A fellow
named John Halley was arrested last night
ana oonnnca in tne uammonu-street station
house, upon the charge of having; been con
cerned in the late robbery on Culvert-street,
near Hiztn, an account or whloh we published
a day or two ago. He will have a hearing
this morning before Judge Lowe.
UPbbbbbtatiom to ah Attaobb or thb Little
iami Railboad. The fireman and workmen
on tbe western division of the Little Miami
Railroad have determined to present their
road-matter, Mr. J. E. Williams, with a splen
did silver service, worth $2W, as a testimo
nial of their esteem. The presentation,
believe, will take place at noon to-day.
Y. M. M. L. The regular ticketoandidatea
for officers of tbe Mercantile Library Associa
tion ot ot. Louis, j, b. o. Lemoine, President,
were chosen on the 17th in at. after a spirited
contest 640 votes oast.
TThis morning at M o'clock, at store
No. 18 East Fourth-street, J. Grnff & Co. sell.
by order of assignee, a atook of millinery soods.
show cases, Ao. Also a retail stock of staple
dry goods.
Couch vs. Manuel. Action submitted
Judge Spencer to recover rent. Judgment for plain
tiff. ' S. S. Anderson vs. J. Swaaey, Administrator
Sing. Aotlon on draft. Before Jndge Spencer
demurrer to petition. Tbestatnte of limitations was
pleaded, The draft waa drawn at Vlcksburg and di
rected ton. J nemeeoB, in mutant, wuo naving
funds of the drawer, refused acceptance. Judge
Speneer held that the statute of limitations in Ohio
did not apply, the parties not being residents of this
State, nor the cause 01 action arising here and over
ruled the demurrer.
Doushty vs. Deland. uoesage at uuyier. Before
Judge Storer to recover for services a salesman.
The plaintiff alleged that he wa employed for a year
at IBM), and was dismissed before th expiration of
time. Defense claimed there was no engagement
qy speoino time, verdict lorpiainiin lor jim 34.
Van rioanm Ta. MoBlavv. Verdict for nlaintinT
urimm V. uioeon. inwiuwvn uuhv nuauipy.
Yerdlot for defendant.
Thb Uhitabiah Chubch Cobtrovibbt.
Wlawell va. Green and other. Trustees of the First
Congressional Church of Cincinnati. This case waa
set for yesterday, before Judge Collins, but did not
commence until between five and six o'clock. The
nlaintltralletaa that In laoo tne liesisiature incor-
nnratari this rhnrch. with certain restrictive Bowers..
creating certain trusts; that in the eame year Bllelia
urignam oonveyea 10 see uunareHauun ins 10s
which tha ohtiroh now atanda. on the aouthWat
oorner of Fourth and Bace-etreets, for tbe purpose
a meeting -house; that a cuuron was erected tnei won,
and had ever since been occupied by the First Con
arreaaional Ohnrch: and that In May last anoli-eation
waa made to the Corporation to sell the property
divide the proceeds between tucb of the congrega
tion as adhered to tbe original congregati on,
such of them ae being dissatisfied with the pleaching
ol the Ber. Mr. Conway seceded, and former", another
religious congregation, called "The Chinch of
The Truataea advertlaed the vronertv
be sold In May last, and were about to sell when
plaintiff filed bis pitltlon, asking the Court to
defendant from the sale, for the reason that
there was a want of power in tbe original act of
,vM,iA tn will tha nrAiutriT ana aivMA tnm nm
e for anv such nurpost
ie. ins injunction
allowed in May last by Jnd
sa Carter, and the
come np now on the petition, the answers of
Trustees ana represenuuraa 01 sue uuuroo 01
Redeemer, ana tne eviaenoe.
B. M.Oorwine appears for plaintiff; Kabler AlForce,
and Berron for the Churoh of the Hadeemer,
Telta) Perry ror tne t rustees 01 in a mi uongrega
tlonel Church.
Jndira Hoadlav was oalled to the atandL Th onln.
Inn of wltnaaa waa. that a dlvialon of the church
property was reaulred for the benefit of the churoh.
ine eviuenoe nas aoi oioaeu
Pbbsobal. Major Thomas 8. Butler,
to General Jackson during tbe Louisiana cam
paign, was in the city yesterday.
RiroBT o thb CoumittbbohPoob. During
the two weeks ending; last night the oity
given to the poor $48 60 in groceries, and
bushels 01 coal.
Ebuhbbatioh op Tooth An enumeration
of the youth of this oity, between tbe ages
five and sixteen, nas just been completed
order of the School Board. The total number
. 2,208, being an inoreass of about JflO
ait year.
Pub's Ofibi-booss The audienoo Jut
night al fhe Opera-hmiae was quite large, and the
6(;rfof niaooe jnuned off apparently Vary agreeably.
We do not Ilka Mr. and Ura. florenoa. but are con
strained tn admit that. In tbali peculiar line, they
bave considerable merit they are popular, draw
wll,and plea-e their audiences; aid tboaawho are
fond of pertorniaucaa ut this kind should not tail to
see th ut . The bill for to-night la Boar O'Mvat and
Tua Iosho Actus.
Wood's Thbatbb. Eliza Logan was greeted
pre large and cultivated audience last evening at
this bou-e and hsr -Margaret Simora" waa Jaate
fully and very effectually rendered. Lova'a Bloat
riot we do nut like, thoflga it ts finely written and
.i,?(a,'1f n,,nl' erfui scenea) erad yet, "our
Eliea a" pereoLatlon reconciled us to LovelVs pro.
duation for the brief period ahe trod the stage al tbe
devoted aud persecnted heroine
1 hla evening it set; apart for Miss Logan's benefit,
when the will personate "MM. Halter," in Tas
Stbanobb, , and "Juliana," In Tbs Hobstiiooii, a
capital bill, and will doubtless draw a orowded
audlenoe. .
Natiokal Thbatbb This evening bat been
set apart for the benefit of Mr. O. Henri, the clown in
I lie new and excellent pantomime or Hablbquik
Aeomuque. This piaco has been oarfully put upon
thestageand the full strength of tbe company Is em
ployed In It. The tricks, Incidents, Ac, are received
nightly with shouts of laughter, and its success thus
lor has been complete. The performance will com
menre vrlth Tag Mabbiio BacBiLoa.
Smith A Nixon's Hall. Prof. Jacob's,
last night, had suite a fair andlence at Smith i
Nixon's Hall, and his magic seemed still as wonder
ful as when he nrat opeooil. lie cannot remain be
yond the present week, and those who deaite to
111m muni avail inemaeives 01
tha D resent onnor-
(unity. Remember
attrrday afternoon per-
Thb Escott-Mibahda Couflimbbtabt. fit
complimentary concert to Miss Lncy Fscott and Mr.
Miranda will take place this evening at the Spencer
House. A good programme has been selected, and
the entertainment promises to be very agreeable.
We hope to see a concourse of the lady's friends
prevent this evening.
Tbe River nontinues to deoiine at this port,
having fallen nearly four feet elnce it first began to
iccada. The Ohio ia at asnlendld stage, and caeabln
0? carrying tonnage of any amount from Pittsburg
to Cairo. So ice Is now In tbe River, and boats
glide along as easily as possible on about twenty-live
fiiet of water. . .
Tbe weather yesterday waa moderate and pleasant,
and, strange to say, it neither rained nor snowed
uasitiesa aune ijanaiog waa loieraoiy onsa, imi
l"sa so than It had been. A number of boats were
loading for the lower ports, and those for the upper
were receiving a fair share of freight.
were nncnangeu irom previous quotations.
teateruay a ijouisvine courier ooserves:
rivur waa rising alowlv yesterday, and came to a
stand in the evening, with fully sovnnteen feetateam-
coat water on tne v ans last evening. During tne
previous twentv-four houra the river had risen some
twelve Inches, with the water wanning the floor of
me inira-atreei unara on ine tower aiae. Tue
weather waa chilly and cloudy all day, with Indica
tions 01 rroat last num. rrom noon yesteraay tin
five o'clock In the evening five hours tbe river had
risen barely an Inch anl a half, and we think it will
certainly be falling tcduy."
'ine ReniucKF mver was inning pretty tan on
Wednesday, but tbe Dove, tbe vacs at due from
Frankfort, was unable to come out nnder the brldae
until the water subsided.
The hiih tiile in the Cumber and waa anbsidina
slowly Tueaany.witn me arrival or the John liault a'
aaanvine ana tne aenarture 01 tne ro and.
Tha Wabaah haa lieen rlsinu unite briskly, with
Alteen feet water ia the chanuel at Vincennes. and
frelehta slentv for the Houth. Tbe Mai v Cook. Free
atone, (lastle Uardon, Gem and Caroline were plying
mine waoaao iraue.
yesterday s at. tiouis Democrat nas tne loiiowmg
The river at this noint still ramalni atatlonarv.
and Indications are that It wlllcoitlnuc o. If there
is to be any change, we think it will be u fall of a tew
luohea. as the nrosrjects of a rise hem are very du-
oious. s rora aoove ws loarn mat ine targes aoa tne
stage of water is about the same as vreviously le-
poriea,wnue irom ooats up irom airo, we near
tl.ere are at least seven ieet or water in the channel.
The liver below, it appears, ie not t be depended
"I'uu, hence many of oar captains are but taking
lirt loads, which, were therivor iu a b Iter and more
reliable stage, would not hi' : ',0 case.
Aur ivALS Telegraph, Lonlsvllle; Melrose. Mays,
villa; Prioress, Madison: Virginia L m and Dun
lellh, Neville; Bostona, Portsmouth: defender, New
Orleans; Grant Weatern, do.; Alma, '.
DtPARToais. Telegraph, Louie. :ile: Melrose,
Maysville; Prioreae, Mad I -on: Uostui , Portamonth;
Iowa, New Orleans: Ohio Bells, do.; 'llendale, Mem
phis; Defender, Pittsburg; Judge I'orrenoe, New
Police Cocbt. The only oae before tbe
Police Court yesterday was that.' f an individ
ual named Ned Dean, who was t'.ciuJ with
a breach of the peaoe, and fined il2.
A Female Lunatic Eeht to thb Abylcu.
Mrs. Elisabeth Bayles, whose case we noticed
some time since, was yesterday taken to tbe
Hopkinsville Lunatic Asylum.
Railboad Acoidbbt Night before last,
while tbe down train on the Louisville and Lex
ington Railroad was approaching Payne's
Station, it struck a cow which was standing
on the traok with such violence, that the bag
gage, and two passenger cars, were thrown off
the traok, and down an embankment, about
fifty feet. The core were badly broken, and
two or three of the tmploya were wounded,
though not seriously. The passengers, by
what seems to be almost a miracle, eioaped
without material injury.
Monetary and Commercial.
strain in
The rates of Missouri Paper were put up
yesterday to 2X discount, and Iowa, Illinois aud
Wisconsin lo 3 discount, owing to the advance
Exchange in St. Louie to V,i and in Chicago 3 pre
mium. Other Banks on the Uncurrent list remained
Kastern Exchange was steady at MK buying and
H premium soiling, with a better supply yesterday
than on Tuesduy or Wednesday. Considerable tup
piles are received from theconntry Banks by there
turn of their circulation, but tbe supply is not
excess of the demand
Soma of the bankers any they bave a little mon-
Currency than thoy bail last week, but generally
there is no material relief from the stringency
have noted for two months past. The domands
Bank are still far In exoess of the means to accom
modate, and a good deal of buainess Paper is done
tne atreet. . ....
Business Is good in rniru street, out more ia 11
marked aetlvitv.
Flnnr was In moderate demand yesterday, only ?0
barrels selling during the day. Whisky was iu good
request u.uu iiriuur. am a, mud ut wam wutunw.
firm, except Rye, which was dull. Provisions wem
active yesterday, 2,600 barrels Meee Pork selling
, witn leas animation at tne cioae 01 ine maraei
alteration occurred in Groceries. Hon were very
dull, not a sale being reported. The packing season
can be considered over in this city. ...
Tbe Import and export or various articles uui
the twenty-four hours ending yesterday noon were:
Imposts. Flour, 1,291 brl.; Whisky, 621 barrels:
Corn, 7,169 bnshels; Wheat, 1,237 bushels; Oat.
hnshels! Rarlev. Ago bnshels: Hoss. 638 head: Pork
and Bacon, 1 bhd.; 930 brl., 88.009 lbs.; Lard,
brls , ft J kegs; Sugar, 266 hhds.; Molaaaea, l,7et;brls.;
Coffee, 440 bags; Apples, 406 brls.; Butter, 86 kegn;
uneese, aaa noxes; rotaioea, ois orison?, 4oiuaiu.
JkaruaTa. ivur, i una., t. m..f , iiw wi
Corn, 1,062 bnshels; Wheat, 4,660 bushels; Barley,
onsneis; roraanu uacon iuo nuas., 100 nerces,
brls., 108 boxes; Lard, B67 brhu 200 kegs; Sugar,
noos.; tuoiaases, in oris.-, ujiiw,ii uas, appim,,
186 brls; Butter, m kegs; Cheeio, 267 boxes; Pota
toes, teOhrls ; Silt, '
Yesterday' St. Louis Democrat observes nnder
date of Wednesday evening:
The Siaht Exchange market Is not Improving,
the reverse. While such a temptation offer,
brokers will doubtless visit tbe country banks
specie, as it will pay tnem some 2 per cent, pront.
Some of the banks having shipped ooln Kaat to make
KxchBngo, before It wa known auppllee would
had at the Treasury, cau not now avail themselves
ry, vu uut luw i.aii uibowiih
of huvino: at home. For Illinois
this opportunity o
and Wisconsin Ouri
irrency, an advance has taken
here of X pur cent., dispatches from Chicago of
I7i b, oiiotlng Sight on tne East scarce there at I
cent, premium, Tbe following are tbe advanced
quotations beres
For Gold. Bk'blefds. Ill.AWIa
Bight on the East prem. 2(4 prem, 3 preru
Sight on N. Orleans. 1 presu, 2M prem. prem
SigbtonCln.AL'villepar. I'A prem. prem
Customer, however, are enabled to get small
pile at tbe different institutions at 2 per cent,
bankable funds, outsider being charged 2M2,S
premium. At some of the bank it can be had
their branch paper at 1)1M prem., though
charge 2 per cent on collection.
New Oaiuu Moniv Hmrr.-New Orleans
pers of the 18th Instant Quote Money at 910
cent, for the best namea outeide of Bank.
The New Tork Exchange market cloaed firm at
discount at all th banks. In time bills there
sales of sixty days at l, mmVi per cent, discount;
FTjOTJB Tb demand Is quite moderate, and
salsa were confined to 1,200 barrels at Bs 40 for taper
fine, andJ6 66 AO for extra. Beoelpta light.
WHISKY A good demand, and the market firmer:
salea of 1.100 barrels at 2l2IXo., the Utter rate
wagon; being an advanceof Ho.
HOQS-No sale. The season may be considered
about olosed. About 600 head were received the
twenty four hours.
PBOYISIONS-The daz opened with an active
for meat Pork, and 2,600 barrels were taken
V; tbe market closed lev buoyant, and good conn
try branda were offered at fie 76pl7. A good
mand for bulk Pork , which wa freely met by
Tbe aales were 240,oon pounds at S and go,,
the atw,t Ml hhda. Shonldera and Side at a
SI-loo. packet; 100,000 pound Sides, to be delivered
the Brat tan dare of Marob. at 8S4c: 40.000 do.
rin.. to ha delivered February 10. at QUe.. and
I pounds Side, to ne oeiivered the first two
I in March, at 8 1 Jo. Lard remains quiet; the demau
lis limited. It It offered with moderate freedom
Ion. nothing of importance done In Bacon.
mend eoutlnuea moderate at 8S"ic. for Sugar: ittfb
al l! HI to, FruLVwhiT.'. and" tfl
uu-i uomaira is gooo. and srfoea Inn at
M9VW! 1 sales of i bushels, in bulk, atMc?
OAT8 The market Is era, with a good demand 1
at t?sc.: ealee of MO bushel,, lu bnlk, at 9M.
BYIC-The market it dull; wa hava no change to
note in prices since our last quotations. ' 1
IIAKLKY There is a Inn- demand. We omota
trictly pi ima at 73076c., nni fair to gond at aVn,un -
-ales of 790 bushels prime fall at Mo., but this Is below
be mark. t. -
HAY The demand continue active, and t
;irm at BM per tun fur prime Timothy, on arrival
OdEESR The market ia Arm, with an ac'ive de.
man J, at last quotation: aalee of BOD boxes Western
itierve ai y(.-., anuouao. ADgnsa jrairy as 110.
BtfTTKB There is a fair demand, but erlcee an '
unchanged: sales of 12 barrels choice Western Ke.
serve at 180. , .
APPLES Tne maraei ie nrm, witn a good de
mand, at S3 ll3 3S per barrel, from store.
POTATOES -I he demand continue good, and"
prices B-.J at last ojnoiatmns.
UMJVKtt BJja,u mere ia m gooo oemana. and
rices have again advanced Ac, per bushel, oleaing
Irm atgA SA fitr aarka and barrels aula or SOtuu-lr-,
it U 90; 104 do. at It S3, and 1ft barrels at l-t 7J thie
New Iobk HAain. January 1ft P. M. Gotten
in better demand and firmer: aalee of 6,000 bales
inclnding tM bales in transit. Middling Uplands are
quoted at ll-ac. Flour less active, and ecarely so
biirtTant: there Is OnlV a anoderate hnsa trade-
shippers will buy chclce extra State at 13 36 to a fair
extent: sales of 6,001) barrels, atSA JOS 26 for ar
nne niaie; so guano w ivr extra owe-, ao ungo ror
superfine Western; 15 9006 SO for common to ma
dium extra Western; lb 70&& eft-Tor Inferior to good
shipping brands extra round-noon Ohio-closing:
very quiet. The supply of Canadian ft out It limited,
and market very nrm: -ulesof 460 barrels at $6 TOA
S tn lor common to':noicnxtra. Bye Flour In mod
erate request, at IS 7604 40 for common to choicev
Buckwheat Flour in good supply, and dull at tl S73tj .
(SiJ per cwt. Corn Ileal dull,- at 12 SO for Jersey;
91 ju tor nranaywine. wauay nrnrar, out ine ae
uiand leaa active: aalee of 260 barrel at 26)43260..
chiefly tbe Inside price. Transactions ia Wheat are
only to a limited extent: market without change.
ttye sioaoy as vot-svzc, witn smaii saiee. twriey ouis
and nnchanged: sale of 600 bushels State al Ha.
Corn heavy and declining: sales of 18,000 bushels, at
)-tft3o. for new white ana yellow: Wo. for old yellow'
SOIlloem, ana boo. ivr oiu wmte ao. VIW oniy mou
erately active: strictly prime scarce, and brings full
prices, other kinds are plenty and dull: sales at t&e
tUKc. tor State, Western and Oanadlan. Pork firmer,
and a fair business doing: sales of 1,460 brie., at fie S
for old mew; 117 12 for new mens, and til 66AU SO .
fur old prime included In sales are 1,0110 barrels new
nieas, sellers option, from 1Mb March to 1st April, at
1 17 61 for a choice brand; 60c. par barrel paid tor .
privilege of calling tor 600 barrels new meee, all la
Slurcta, at I7 26, and 60c. per barrel was paid for
Srivilege of delivering 1,900 barrels new mess, In
larcb, at $17 76. Beef lesa active, but nnchanged:
sale of 1C6 barrels, at 44 25 for oenntry prime:
,'Hjctti 26 for country mesa; tx&t 76 for re-paokea
muss, and 110 50011 for extra meee. Beef Bam
quiet: sales at 112 for State; f 14 2S14 60 for Weet.
r u. Prime mess Beef in moderate request: sales of
400 tierces Chicago at $17 60. Dressed Hogs a little
moreaotive at 6H7so. Out Blent active: sales f
imi package, at 6ic. for bbonlders, and 9V)e. foe
Hams, Bacon quiet: -alee of 26 boxes, city cut.Cnm
berland Middles at 8M0. Lard dull: ealea of 126 brla.
at UKiOlOSc. Butter, a moderate business doing, at
for Ohio, and 16 Mc for State. Cheese
atuadv at fkailMo. Sugar steady: sales of 60 hhds.
Nw Orleans at TVKftoXc., aud :00 hbd. Cuba at 7M
7Xc ,
Baltimob Uarket, January 19. Flour dull:
Ohio and ludiana State, good brands, held at $6 60.
Wheat firm: aalos of 4,000 bnshels good white, from
store, at 11 46. Corn dull: sale of while and fellow
at 73760. Provisions firm and unchanged. Whisky
stuAuyatlcc. .
Philadelphia Mabket, Jauusry 19. Flodr dull
and unchanged. Wheat quiet: aaloa of red at 81 28 ,
to! M; white at II 40. Com dull: sales of yellow at
71,0. Oats at ,44$iSo46c. Whisky closed firm at24 .
New Oblbans ftUaaiT, Jaunary It. Cotton
hxs advanced He : salea, to day, of 78.000 balea
middling at Hi'urtUWc. Sugar firm: sales of fair to
fully fair at 77u. Sight Exchange on Kew York,
M,(as discount.
41 1
mand at
A GO.-Salea-room No. 18 East Fourth-street.
Itetail Stook of Staple Dry Uooda On FBIDAT
MORNING, January 2i, at 9)i o'clock, we will sell a
retail stock of Staple Dry Goods, among which are a
great variety of Prints, Delaines, Oasbmera, Ging
hams, Flannels, Canton flannel, Muslin, colored
t'ambrick, Hosiery, Shirts, Drawers, Paper Mnsllu,
Cotton, aud a general assortment of Staple Goods.
To be sold to cb so op a retail business.
ALSO 60 doaen Paper Store lloxee and Show
Cass, Ao.
ALSO By order of Assignee, a stock of Millinery
J e. 0. Oibbob, Assignee.
Jal9 JACOB GRAFF, Auctioneer.
XX. A OO.-Fnrniture.-On STUBDAK moun
ING, Uectmber 21, at 1k o'clock, at Ho. 286 Long-worth-street,
west of Mound, we will sell the Furnl
niro of a family, consisting of two 11. 0. Solas, 11. U.
I'nrlor Chairs, Bitegcro, fiiuanein nocaer, marnie
top Center Table, Dining Table, Dining-room Furn-
MUre, gOOQ Oiove, jdiuswmv, ttiuuruum, Durvnua,
Bodeteads, Wash Stands, Toiletware, Carpets, Chairs,
Cables, Booking Chair, Hattraasea, first-rate Feather
Beds. Stove, and a general assortment of Kltobea
furniture. . ...
ALSO A siaioutan ana Bins: uacniue.
Mo 18 East Fourth-street.
HirGABHAOO.-Salea-roomNo.37 and 59 Main-
Htreet.-droceriea, Ac.-We will sell on 8ATCKDAT
MORN I NO, January 21, at 9 o'olock, a general aasoi t- . ,,
meat of Groceries, Ac., consisting of 26 brls. Sugar;
.VI brls. Molasses; 176 bags Coffee; 76 half chests Green
imd Black Teas; 126 boxes Soap; 76 boxes lbs. and 6a
r ALSO-Grcund Spices, Hemp and Manilla Bope,
Ulaasware, Woodware, Qneenaware, ludlgo, Bod
cords, Twine, Ac.
jal9 a. BKA8HKAB8 A 00., Auctioneers.
oL ft CO., No. 61 Main-etroet. Paints, Window
Olaas. Dye Stuffa, Ao -We will sell, on FIUDAY
MUUNLNO, January 20. at 9 o'clock, a large assort-
ment or Paints, Dye Stuff, Brushes, Ao., to close
ALXO-UO boxee German 8oap; 76 boxes best Pearl
Staroh; 60 brls. Smoking Tobaoco: 60 boxes Ken
tucky and Virginia do.; Twine Cordago, Cotton
Yarns, Wrapping Paper. o.
jaU H. 8. MITjES, Auctioneer;
imBABD, at Trade Sale-room No. 21 Weet Fifth
atreet, up stair. -Book, Stereoscopes, Prints, Ac.
On FRIDAY. EVENING, January 20, at 7 o'clock,
will be sold, by catalogue, a valuable collection or
Medical and Miscellaneous Books, Stereoscope and
Views, Print. Picture Frames, Ac.
N. B. Catalogues will be published on Vrlday
morning, and the Books, Ac, will be open for exam
loatlon until SO'eiocK, rriuay r. m.
lUUSaa ! IUSBJ B7a lit
8. G. HUBBARD, Auctioneer.
jalab 8. ti. UUBBA
Durable Machine extent.
Call and see them .
'jafltf 80
Went Fourth-atreet.
KM ninlii-atreel, three eloora abve Third,
DEU all k nds of Hone Toppings, in the beat
...h mntarittatj,ntial muiia. TAIso. a larm assort
ment of Horse Blaak eta. ?v. Carpotand Leather
ment oi norse maaseia, f ra-i vrp uu uniuo,
Ilogs, Bridle Bite. Unnak ii,yma, Valise (the real
wle-Ieather'), Mall Trnnkif'aUinge, and a large aa
wrtraent belobgingro tbitlnte. 1 will sell ut low
u the lowest.
Feathers and Winter Millinery,
very description, whloh I am tailing at a tma
ano on New York prices, wbolaeale and retallt
J. WEBB, Jr.,
not IM fifth-atreet. bet. Kaoe and Elm.
Excelsior, Fluid fnk.
Mannfaetnrv. St Vina t 14
a Hams and Beef at OOLTBB'S
Nos. 819 and 821 Main-street.
)al3 - No. 31 9 Bid 321 Maln-rfet.
No. 319 and 321 staln-atreet.
No. and 311 Main atreet.
AT'UW.Obu Building, No. (East Tbli
ttreat. ' m
I am. lUUrtVlili i aiiuioviii flnponusMtiMii,'-
Printing lUterlait of all kinds., 14 Yia-tn.
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