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1 PEit WEEK
TUESDAY EVENING. DECEMBER 26. 1876.
TWO CIA ES
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, GRAND OPERA-ROUSE.
Immense Success of
MAG G-M MITCIMILEdt,
In her now play of
E c NI I X e
Toadies' alatinee Wednesday, CAMILLE.
Admission only 15e to all parts of ttio house.
In rehearsalMaggie Mite liell's last new
' EVEla EVENING during the week and
st4Lestlay aud Saturday Matinees, Nies Hub
troi Panto 'lathe Troutm, presenting Grimaldi
Adams' Royal M Y
Next Week GLIVER DODD tiGN.
1110BINSON'S OPERAJIDUSE. Limited
engagement of Clue Maui's favorite Minstrel
Troupe, commencing MONDAY (Christmas),
Deoeinber 23, and continuing seven nights,
AllIERSON'S CALIFORNIA MINSTRELS,
Vie largest concentration of tnielit ovor before
Who public. Billy Emerson lion Cotten, J. R.
&inutile, Ernest 'Anne, dackin and Wilson,
awl ail the San F,ancisco, Chicago and Cin
cinnati favorites positiveiy appearing. Prices
as usual. Seats secured al F. W. HELMICK'S
'Music House, Fourth street, near Walnut.
Matinees Christmas Day at 3 P. M, Saturday,
December 30, at 2 P. M. and Nuw 'Year's liay
at P. M. tio23-Ot
'!ar Dyeing and Scouring at Walker's. 61 F.. 31
CLOTH ES Al, H IN GCBS,
And stepladders tor sale a lid repai red. F. TET
TENBOIN, 219 W. Filth 8t. jaH-tr-littS8Ltd
1- O. O. P.Semi-annual inePting ot Wm.
Peon Lodge Ti IIS EVENING tor election
in officers and payment ot eines. 4 Repro
mentative to the Gran 1 Lodim ba voted tor.
l'he Past Grande will east the ballots for Grand
(Alcorn. C. POWERS.
it Perm. Secretary.
AN1ED OLD GOLD Cash paid for
diamonds, watehes. old gold and silver.
IL 4. 1..XSTER. 349 W. Fifth,. dc23-2t
ii.S1"i TO 134Aii
WANTED ILO - For
V the winter In the country. Tornt cheap.
For information Ap lay to O. 14. srmiL. at
Snook & Mc Nicoll's Stabil), southwest eorner
or Filth and Sycamore. no;64(
VANTED SITUATION Is engineer;
V geed reference. Address GI.01IGIL
y A SHIN GTO N , Star office. deg :-ato
WANTEOS11UATIONIty a first...ohm
horse sheer: best of reformees. AddresS
Post-oillue Hoz 21t1, Greenfield, Highland 01.,
VANTEDBrreNTIoNJto engineer, UT
a mean wile Understands the trade and
gas and pip, therAighly. Call or ad
dress W. ITGEN thie office. doge-tit
TAT. ANTEDITGATION -As trimmer la
V a first-class carriage shop, for rear 1b77;
ellY8ter relerencos exchanged. Kadresg
A- MA TON, Mt. healthy, Connty,
Apt:els'ellrtiToSui 1111(31'Y, yAo gu r tilb!ft ann01
ie yenrie elliovience; Euglidn awl
tpitirntan; beAt given.
A. W., 9i WM beveutil sum, Covington, Ky.
WANTEDSITUATIONBy a thorough
drug and prescription elerk; mogul;
!peaks tierman; nine years' active experience;
Ottiary wanted, moderate; grst-class paper
lid reference. a.doress il ECK., Ooruer
Tenth and Jefferson streets, Louisville, Ky.
SALESt:WING MACIIINBA alcw
b. heeler it Wilson sewing machine.
latilto at this (ace. sekl-tf
Olt 6.41,XLEVAT011-,Miiter's patent,
With aPi.urtenances for live stories. cheap.
Minh. of N. DIWalt & CO., 443 Plum at.
ORSALE) PIANO Lemuel tAilbars.
' Boston. Mass., quil;er; og octave, in good
rder and just tile artlete tor a new beginner.
'en b'e seen tor a toil' days at No. ISS Long.
. . 22-at
fii wr.',a,voli I Vit.!) uoty 1 r,eycittertrlaell tioil Ton airti voat
going tO tile tlasTIVINLLI.
our orders aru solia41. DelIyery Iron.
f AMES II. IlUltiN, Sixth stroot, h,twrooa
laymillor and Freeman. ilia-ain
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7 OK SALE -, SHOE SlOtt , A tv loicsalo
r inanufact orirg ni3d JOI)bing 000L and shoo
, liaille88, established tor about twelve yeare,
'and a Hist-class re-potation built up, awl a
eiod line of iitistourzi scrured; the stock is
orb reduced and in ek:11ent condition. 1,1?r
, miler partioulitir addri Si WIIOLESAIJI,
Fost-onice Box 1,50, Ls tayette, Indiana.
''OR RENT DWELLING Nine rooms
gboci location; rent low. F.1). MILLER',
ustom -house. 22-4t
, OR RR. NTSTORENo. 205 W. Fifth et.
bpicatial place for manutactorin4,, Will
, nt low to goo i parties. . 22-4u
( ,Olt RENT MAME Four rooms and
kitchen; cistern, gm, Zicc Inquire on tile
, e premies, after 9 Vat, 72 Clinton street.
i ...4'40 pRef 111-111PpUetitliltp4irpollYorttlitinallill;teadt
' ply to AL U. tilit Mgt KER. Attorney,
pus cast col'Ar Fourth awl Mai;? 2124t
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IriTr--1-POOKEZ-11Q9ki . Thursday about
I o'clock, a ore all Ituss a leather; about 45:
Varna ini.id, rality rubbe,1 out. evader will
;Vaasa leave at Narble Works, 265 Filth street,
awl get ire wIlid. : 22-8t
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P. , MI RNT-171.00MS.
r----iz .tOls R.ONT-11001U. Punished rooms for
- sentlùuen, at 210 Plum street, Let door
; , th ot lieverrth.
' 4 ooltd
K ltieryT.--t1wt000rMnottionuttilitzeitntoarýi, alpe:
to 11(.76111 I'L)(411, 2 i7 Cotter street.
fOR RENTA handsomely furnished seeond-siory
front room, with firo and gas, to
100 or two gents. No. tri Ciinton street,.
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f Ton SALE-REAL ESTATE.
,, 011, SALM ITAIM Good farm of ittyi
aoros, situated tX miles front Williams
gra, hi Clermont County. traria in goog
reer. Wel Eli onvtate ran terra& A good
lance tor auy ono desivise it to get a out'
sue. Address D. B. S., Star Dice. Wal
to street, Cincinnati, 0.
, ' .iyast.tirTw-ti .
,, iltlkii OF CINCINNATIAwful funny
Com In Monthly, 10 004,0 any alma stand.
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t, .1Oit, Sa ii:41--;;L WING MACI-Ii:;i1--:k alcw
10. IS li heeler it Wilson sewing machine.
ipiro at this race.
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: 701t ALEELEVADA-,Miiter's natant.
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. IOU ItkiNT-1100Ä).
y gentlýluen, at 210 PJ
th ot tiovarith.
The next twenty-four hours, probably
clearing and fair and colder weather.
NEWS FROM TUE METROPOLIS
National Associated Press to the Star.
Num, Tonic, Deo. 20.A singular and
frightful gas explosion occurred at 6:10
yesterday afternoon in the basement of
the American Exchange Bank, No. 188
Broadway, corner of Cedar street. It
appears that the basement was full of
gas that hail been escaping tor some
time, and when the bight watchman of
the building (Edward Condon) went
into the room an explosion occurred
with a terrible report. Condon was se
riously hurt, and was conveyed to ttie
There were not many people on the
street at the time of the explosion, but
those who were in the locality were
greatly !lightened. The report was ter
ribly loud, and was first thought to have
been caused by a great boiler explosion,
and an alarm ot fire was quickly sound
ed. The engines were speedily on the
ground, but their services were slight,
as but little damage was done by the
fire. One of the engines, however,
poured considerable water lute the base
ment to prevent any burning of the prop
a. ty. Tfiere was excitement lu the
neighborhood of the explosion an hour
or more atter the detonation. Great
crowds gathered to see what damage
had been done. A force of men has
been put to work to clear away the de
brie, and to got the basement in goott or
der as soon us possible berme tne time
for business commences to-morrow.
It appears that the damage is more
than Wit8 at first reported. It is esti
mated DOW that the loss will be upwards
ol ;30,000. The. force of tile explosion
shook the adjoining buildings, anti broke
nearly all their door and window glass;
also tbe glass on toe Cedar street side
ot the Equitable building, opposite the
Anlericau Exchange Bank. Much ot the
glass destroyed,was ot the finest desorip.
tion of large plate.
A plumber who had been repairing the
gasoweter in the haseinent of tee A mei,
leen Exchange Bank, telt the pipes lase
etire. and the light going out about O. P.
M. Condon, the night watchtnan, went
down with a light to sea what was the
matter. The explosion occurred the
moment he opened the door. The ceillug
broke down; the other datnage done is
Several Small Fires
occurred during the day, viz: In the ex
tension of the four-story building, No.
104 Fifth avenue, occupied by Mrs.
Wilkes, whose Joss in furniture will be
$2,000, the 'minding being damaged 61.000;
also, in the five-story building, NC. 88
Mercer street, occupied by several deal
ers in straw goods, hosiery, &a., causing
a loss of ;4,000, and the building being
damaged to the extent of $2.000. The
loss iu the other eases did net exceed
Heavy Gales at Sea.
The steamers arrived from Europe all
report extremely heavy weather at sea.
The steamer Abyssinia, which arrived
yesterday, experienced the same high
seas aud adverse gales which have been
reported by all Vessels lately arrived at
the port. The Abyssinia left Liverpool
on tne 5th inst. Almost from the begin
ing of the voyage 6110 labored against
westerly winds. For nine nays almout
steadily the winds were high and the
sea at Clues very heavy. The vessels
httve mace the trip without dainage.
The Pommerania also arrived
yesterday, and reports hetiVy
galee. She left Hamburg on
the 61h, and Havre on the 8th,
lu company with tee steamer Labrador,
ot the French line. One of the officers
says: "Soon after we left Franco the
weather became very stormy, and on
tbe third day from Havre one of the
most terrible gaies we ever experienced
broke upon us; in fac:. It was a perfect
hurricane. Tile iron davits of the boats
on the third port, and all on the ajar.
board, were broken by the sea, and the
boats were driven aft on the deek,
where they were secured a illiapida
tedcondition. Several ot the ether 'Nate
also started from their positioe. The
fing-ethif, wade of nearly three-inch tree,
wito broken like a pipe-Steam. The sky
lights broke aud the side light was ea,-
ried away by the waVos which ran
mouutain high. As long as live I shall
'lever forget that day. During this day
, the second and third officers had a Prov
' idential escape trom being washed over
board." The connuander says title Is the
heaviest weather he ever remelt:liters in
his one hundred and sixteen trips across
the Atiantic le twenty-tour years.
only ran eiguty.tive tulles per day. Till
the day of his arrival he had gales of ter
rihle froM the southwest to the
NEW YORK, Dep. 26.--A. number of
rowdies attached the ()coup:tuts ot two
sleighs last night on Ilackensaok 4ead,
near Weetutwaen, N. J., and during a
tight three of the sleighing party were
stabbed and Wet ot the ladies badly
kicked and otherwise misused.
Gen. Crook, Expedition.
A special dated at the North Fork ol
Belleiourehe River, December 21, via
Port Fetterman December 25, says cleft.
Crook announced that his expedition
would start home on the following day,
owing to meager supplies and the nee-,
arrival of expected reinforcements.
The Manhattan Club.
The Tribuee eays there are rumors et
the approaching dissolution ot the Man
batten Club owing to a failure to meet
its expenses. It includes atnong its ,
member.; the most prominent Democrat
ic politicutes of this city. The Club is
in debt to the extent of about 8754000,
and the members are seriously consider
ing the advisability of winding up its
affairs. It is thouglit the Club will be
NEw Yonii, Dem 20.The Norwegian
ship Wilma Captain Hansey, from Lon
don tor this pat, went ashore on the
Jerhey coast at Ocean Grove last flight
dur.ng a dense fog. The ship will
ably be a total loss if the weather does
uot moderate. Tbe crew lauded eaiely.
UAL ft. Beckwith, M. B. T. Babbitt's
confidential clerk, who was convicted of
forgery a snort time ago, was today Ben.
tence,d to the Siete ration tor ten years.
National Associated Press to the Stat.
THE EASTERN SITUATION.
CONSTANTIN0PLE, Dec. 20.The Porte
has intimated to the Powers its will
ingness to accept the proposed reform s
that do not clash with the new Turkish
Constitution, but is determined not to
submit to changes under the pressure of
foreign military force.
VIENNA, Dec. 20.Austria is increas
ing its war preparations. General
ignatieff refuses to permit the Porte to
discuss or change the conference pro
posals. The situation is therefore now
National Associated Press to the Star.
NEw ORLEANS, Deo. 20.Messrs. Beebe
and Joyce:of the House Sub-Committeo,
returned yesterday from Baton Rouge,
to attend a full meeting of the Commit
In reply to Mr. Orton's dispatch to
31r. Morrison, statiug that he will not
10 Preßent in New Orleans in obedience
to the subpoena, Mr. Morrison says be
will communicate the fact to the House;
that it was believed those facts and oth
ers disclosed in the testimony of Mr.
Barnes, telegraph manager at New Or
leans, and Mr. Orton's former conimuni
cation, showed a purpose on Mr. Orton's
part to binder the Committee in its in
vestigation, which the House might re
gard in contempt of its authority.
The excursion to the jetties has been
abandoned on aecount of bad weather.
National Associated Press to the Star.
NEw ToRK, Dec. 26.The Times spe
cial from Columbia, S. C., says there is
no truth in the rtimered intention of
Chamberlain to issue a proclamation
against Hampton and cause his arrest
in order to bring on a direct collision.
Chamberlain says, also, there is no truth
in the report et the compromise between
tile Democrats and Republicans. There
is no room for a compromise in South
Carolina, any more than there is between
Tilden and Hayes.
National Associated Press to the Star.
NEw Yonic, Dec. 26.A Herald special
from Jacksouville, Florida, says the
Joy of the people of Florida on the deo!.
sion of the Stlprerne Court, which de
livers them from the hands of the carpet
bag gevernment, is becoming pronounced
tied deYeloped. Arrangements are now
being made to have large popular dele
gations from every county in the State
at Tallahassee on the 2d oi January, to
attend Drew's inauguration ceremonies.
Responses from several counties are re
ceived already, and an immense crowd
will be gathered on that day. No trouble
ie anticipated. The people are not at
all restless, but are quite determined.
TALLAHASSEE, Dec. 26.The members
of the State Board of Canvassers are
here, and the count of the vote under
the decision of the Supreme Court will
be made to.day.
Fire at Sea-The Glebe Theater.
National Associated Press to the Star.
BOSTON, Dec. 26.The brig Sett land
at this port from London to-day, reports
tbat on October 30, sixty miles from
Ushart, France, she saw an American
vessel of &kilt hundred tons burthen
on fire. The vessel sunk before she
reached the shore and no trace of the
crew was found, Who hail probably left
in their boats.
The Inspector of Public Buildincre has
notified the Globe Theater prop-deter
that he must improve his house in ewer
to make it more secure in case of tire,
and the order to take effect at once. A
new brick wall and other changes are
required, incurring probably an expense
National Assonlitted Prom to tho Star.
WASUINGTON, D. C., Deo. 26.The
Senate, in Executive session, confirmed
without reference the nomination of
Nelson Truiler to be United States Dis
trict Attorney Mr Indiana, sent in to
day. The Senate In executive session tS
day, riveiytid niessage front the Pres
ident in relation to the extradition
treaty with England, pertaining to
Convent Burned. r
National Associated Press to the star.
MONTREAL, CANADA, Dee. 20. The
Convent of the Sisters of Providence,
at Int. Elizabeth, near Jeelette, Province
of Quebee, was burned to the ground
last night at 10 o'clock. The fire Is sup
posed to have beed c'aused by a defect
ive fine. Eight pupils are tnieing.
Ellinefla," a new poetic drama by
3Ir. ais Null, is very highly praised by
tho Loudon TimeS. It has been pro
duced on the stage only in Edinburr,
where it was much adfnired bythe crit
THE Will of Ezra G. Leonard was ad
mitted to probate.
J J PACKER Wail appoimited adminis
trator ot Jaen() Schneluer. Personalty,
WO; realty, 6,000.
JOSEPR RYDER, of 434 Eastern avenue,
had a valise stolen trom his wave thia
morning while the team was standing at
the corner of Twelfth, and Elm streets.
DETECTIVE WAPPEN8TEIN has identi
fied th.o thieves who robbed the Amer
ican News Coinpany this morning as
the same chaps who raided Wilson, Wil
kie & Co.'s store four days ago.
MARGARET HANFELD, a German
wonian, who lived near the Catholic
Church, Cualtninsville, tell dowu and
died suddenly while on a visit to her
sister's house Saturday. A verdict of
death from bout disease was rendered.
Ilia Loveland commuters en the Ma
rietta & Cincinnati Railroad yesterday
presented Conducturs Col. John Nash
and Mr. Joe Morton with handsome
presents as a slight testimonial of es
teem. The Colonel received a valuahie
rieg and a purse of $50t and Mr. Mortou
wao the recipient of one or the most
elegant nickel-plated lamps ever seen. '
Tux graud masquerade ball at the
Bellevue Roue last night, both in the
attendance and the good order awl en-,
joyment which prevalled,takes rank with
that famous gathering a short time ago at
the Exposition Building, which hae flone
down to history as the Mardi Gras
The beautiful house last night at one
time was so overcrowded that dancing
was in a measure Interfered with, but
when they "thinned out" somewhat,
the occasion was a most enjoyable one.
Annie 8. Richardson, 9 years, city.
Nannavedder, 8 montlievcity
Kate O'Brien, 52 years, Ireland.
John Fox, 84 Years, Ireland.
Clan. Studaid, 15 years, city.
Henry McKeever, 80 years, Pittsburg.
Patrick J. Melia 10,38 years, Ireland.
D. L. Parrieou, 51 years, Butler Co., O.
Democratic Executive Committee.
The Democratic County Executive
Committee met at 12:80 to-day, Mr. J.
Miller presiding, and Secretary Joseph
Seiter at his post.
Twenty-two membere answered to
their names at roll call.
The President stated that this meeting
was due to a call issued by the authority
of the Democratic State Central Com
mittee. Mr. James O'Neal then moved that a
Committee of five, in connection wite
the President be appointed to consult
with John G. Thompson, Chairman of
the State Democratic Committee about
holding the Convention in this oily.
Mr. Costello made an amendment that
the Chairman of the Campaigu Commit
tee, Mr. Spillard, be added.
The resolution as amended was
The following committee was ap
pointed: Jas. O'Neal, Pat. Gleason, U.
A. Zimmerman, Mike Castello and Geo.
Mr. Spillard then read a umbel' of
resolutions to the effect that the pream
ble and resolutions adopted
by the citizens' mass meeting
at Pike's Music Hall on
Wednesday evening last, be ap
proved by tho Democratic Executive
Committee, and that all citizens
opposed to the use of mil
itary influence in elections
and revolutionary proceedings are in
vited to unite la the election of
delegates to a Convention to
be held on the 8th of January
to consider what is necessary to protect
the people against usurpation, should
such an attempt be made. It was also
resolved that the representation to tbe
Convention consist ot three delegates
from each election precinct, the election
for said delegates to be called by the
respective Executive Committeemen, at
the usual places of holding elections, on
Saturday, December 80, at 7:30 to 8:30
P. M. in tbe city, and 0 to 8 P. M. in the
country. Tbe resolutions were adopted.
Mr. A. S. Flynn was appointed com
mitteeman tor the Eastera Precinct ot
The tollowing resolutions were adopted:
"Resolved, That Tilden and Hendricks
have been legally and fairly elected to
the offices of President and Vice Presi
dent of the United States, and that we
favor their inauguration, notwithetand
ing the threatenings of Geueral Grant
and the Republican leaders.
d'Resolved, That we have no con
fidence in the ability of
Govereor Hayes, nor respect for
the positioa in which hel
has placed himself in hi. 1
effort to usurp the office of
President under cover of the frauds of
the Returning Boards of Florida and
Louisiana. Teat we ask our representa
tives la Congress to stand by the laws
and Constitution without fear or favor,
and pledge ourselves to stand by them
in the performance of their duties to,the
Mr. Alexander Long made a speech
urging the Committee to use every
means to persuatie the Chairman et the
State Central Committee to have the
State Convention held in Cincinnati in
stead of in Columbus. The Committee
Drowned In a Cistern.
EI'z (both Witte, a German woman
about forty-two years old, who lived on
Sixth and Race streets, was found
drowned in a cistern at No. 883 Long
worth street, next to the residence of
Mr. Ben. Shott, abbut 10 o'clock this
Last evening she suddenly disap
peared item her home, after having
dyeeSed herseit in clean clothes. The
Wohian for some time had shown signs
of ineanity, and before she left yester
daY she said that some one wanted to
kill her, and if they did she wanted to
die in a clean dresa.
Met niece, Theresa Witte, Immediate
iy idler noticing her absence, instituted
a search whion proved futile until the
deceased was found in the cistern by a
young lady hained Mile Gordon.
The deceased ilas seen by the latter
about haiNpast 6 o'clock, and when
asked what she wanted said that she
was afraid the police and the doctors
were going to kill her.
bliss Gordon gave her, at her request,
a drink ot water, and then led her to the
gate. Alter that she did not see the de
ceased until she discovered her in the
At the inquest held this morning the
above facts Were found, and a verdict
rendered of death from suicide by
drowning while laboring under a fit of
The following marriage licenses were
issued since our last report:
Jas. Williams and Ann M. Curtis.
J. P. Betmann and Belle Good.
J. E. Stevens aud Margareta Miedtt.
T. E. C. Bellis and Katie White.
A. J. Bogart and Louie F. ilibben.
1 F. Smith and Ann Johnson.
, (1. W. Beard and Jose"ne Montgomery.
Chas. Nebel and Rosa Westerkamp.
Darmoty and Mary McBlale.
Strata and Anoetta Green.
P. R. Taft and Anna M. Rulburt.
1,1. T. Reshot and Maggie C. Fester.
A. B. Malott and R. E. Dickerson.
1. S. Shepherd and J. C
J. C. Fitzpatrick and Sarah E. Skin
gletlecker. Geo. Zeniner and Laura Paosman.
G. A. liliever and Margaret &inter.
F. littirray aud Ellen Kelley.
Chas. Rogers anti Mettle Jackson.
Miccellaneons Maggie Smith, mali
cious destruction of property, dismissed ;
John Walters, pocket picking, continued
to December 27; P. Davie, embezzling
continued to December 20; J. Gartiana,
abusing lemilv, 10 dayo; 4ohn Manning,
highway robbery, bound over; John
bloran, highway robbery. dismissed;
Martin,Burns, malicious destruction ot
property, COLAS; W. E. Bretton, com
mitting nuisance, $10; Michael Mc Hahn,
same, 80-150; Chas. Moore, shooting
with lutent to kill, continued to
December '28; John Baudry, abus
ing family, $10, uuder bonds;
T. C. Knorr, false pretense, continued
to December 27; Wm. King, malicious
destruction or property, $10; Ed. hie
Kay, abusing family, continued to De-,
ember 80; C. C, Cadunis, same, under
bonds; Louis Schwing, shooting with
Intent to kill, continued to December 27; '
John McGrath, personal violence, 3e-$50;
same, malicious destruction property, '
$10; John Garner, carrying concealed
weapons, $25; James Dougherty, 80 days;
Win. Boyle, Pitt. Boyle, thieves, dis
missed; Chas. Howard, malicious de
Drunk and DisorderlyWm. Redden,
Jae. Bentley and Ben. Winters, $5 each;
Hugh Drennon, 30 days; Gannet), $10;
Jas. O'Brien, Peter Giessen and Joan
AlcOrath, $1; Jacob Perio, $25; William
Kienkus, $5; Jacob Maley, $1; William
J.Johnson, Elias Flowers and
Wm. Woodson, $5 each; Wm. King, $1;
Thomas Hayden, Frank Browner, N.
Jossi, $3 each; Albert Meyer, 5 days;
Thos. Healey, Mrs. Johnson, M. Clark,
$5 each; Peter Grob, bail leached;
Henrietta Smith and Josio Moore, dis
missed; Pat. Gibbons, $1; John Dooley ,
$10; Ed. Butler, 30 days and $5U; ,
Henry Johnson, 5; Jos. Ashan, $5; John
Qdigley, $3; E. Morton, John Jacobs,
Owen MeGladery, Geo. Collins, Geo. I
Hafnagle, $1 each; Ann Andrews, $25;1
Wm. Campbell, dismissed; John Cou
nelly, four months.
Petit LarcenyPhil. Sims continued
to December 2S; Geo. Sinilh, 304100;
Phil. Froelech, $10; Benjamin Maize,
30450; Andy Eichelberger, $10; Henry
Hackinger, costs; Charles Conwell,
304203; William 8 trassel, 3..4200;
Jos. Dunbar, continued to December 29;
Henry Kendall, Wm. Burke, John Beii,
dismissed; Ellen Morgan, dismissed;
Jos. Farrell, costs; John Purdy, Thos.
Maley, continued to December 27.
Vagrancy Henry Hartz, 80 days;
Louis Stockhoff, 4 months; J. P. Caffrey,
10 days; Thomati Kelly, 30 days; Freak
'Jaunty', 911 days; Jos. Becker, seat to
Assault and BatteryFred. Witten
berg, $5; Matthew Maley, Pat. Hickey,
continued to Dec. 29; Lewis Patriot,
contiuued to Dec. 27; H. Muzenbrock,
LocAL rEisorv ALS.
Attorney-General Taft is at home.
Rev. T. W. McLean, of Aurora, Indi
ana, is at the Ciratid Hotel.
Andy Gilligan has been presented
with a gold-headed cane by his warmest
Will 13. Munson, Esq presented that
splendid cross of ivory to the Clifton
Rev. Murray Bailey, of Peoria,
has accepted the pastorship of the First
Universalist Church of this city.
Owen Owens, Esq., was the only man
who showed up at tne Board of Educa
tion last night. He organized himself
into an Electoral College, andwent
Mayor Johnston, "the ubiquitous,"
was flying around town yesterday in a
most energetic way. lie managed to
"do" twenty-threo places where festivi
ties were being held. He wound up at
night by dropping in at all the theaters.
Lie was a most welcome guest wherever
HE WEAKIIINED.Tile Portland (Ore
gon) Bee relates the following: A good
story is told by a gentleman who came
down en the Last Side train last even
intr. ' A runaway couple got on at ono
ol the stations, and some ot the "boys"
who were coming down concludeI tO
have a little fuu at the expense of Mr.
Soap Creek. One of them was posted
at the end of the ear anti was to glance
threateningly at tbe victim occasion
ally, and appear to keep a strict
watch of his MOVeiMentS Am
othei carelessly approached "Soapy"
and entered Into conversation,
informing him that he had better "keep
his eyes peeled," as the man in the end
of tile car was a sheriff, and lutended
arresting bim as soon as the train ar
rived in Portland. At this he looked
scared, and the girl began to cry. But
tears availed naught, tor by the time the
train bad almost reaciled the car-shops,
"Soapy" had become so frantic that he
rushed to the platform, deliberately
jumped off, and has not since been heard
from. A sympathizing lady took the
girt Le her home, where she le Dow stay
Maurice Strakosch, it is said, propos
es to take Gilmore's Band to Paris in
1878 as a representative American Inst..
Onion. The Philadelphia Times laughs
at the idea, and says that the country
has done nothing to deserve such fearful
retribution at. tile hands of Mr. Stra
kosch. "It is not that it is not a repre
sentative band, but because it would '
give the musical public; of Europe so
false au idea of our musical culture. We
need hardly speak of the peculiar con
ditions which prevent us from keeping
a due military band in this country.
Tbey are uuderstood here; they would
uot ue abroad. And Mr. Gilmore, enter
prising business manager and - clever
gentleman that, he is, is not the man to
get together a band. Which America
WQ11111 consent to consider as its repre
sentative." Lady Morgan called upon the poet
Rogers when he was past ninety, and
Met relapsing lute senility. She Dad as
a companion a young lady to whom he
had once offered marriage. Lady Mor
gau asked him if he recognized her, and
lite said hesitatingiy that he did, calling
' her by name. She then asked it ne knew
the lady she bad brougat with her. Atter
au effort, as if he were recalling some
fast disappearing train of thought, he
said slowly: "Yes, I know her; she has
come to tuarry mei" The young lady
afterwards said that she felt as if she
could have sunk througa the floor.
A now devlue to prevent coa miners
strikes and lockoute has been adopted
by the Miner, Association and the.coal
owners in Durban), England, They have
jointly appoined a barrister with a
salary ot L300 to sit as au independent
person to hear evidence upon any dis
pute that may occur between employers
aud employed. Some swab system
might probably be introduced to ad
vantage in certala sections ot Pennsyl
vania. It i8 astonishing with what celerity a
"spread" of candy disappears al a
Christmas Suuday-sohoot lay out.
Secretary Cameron's daughter enter;
society this year.
Miss 6'Gail Hamilton was OD030
teacher in the Hartford High School; so
was the Rev. T. K. Beecher.
Jane Goldsmith, grand niece ot the
clever Oliver, has just died at the Ileum
tor the Aged in lialitax, N. S.
Senator Barnum has taken the lac..
n Med house in Washington lately va
cated by Ex-Poeimaster General Jen.
Gen. Burnsides0 reticence and mod
esty are among the notieeable features
of the present situation. The Geuerat
is a man who shuns fame aud cultivatel
Albert Grant explains that he deeds
not lutend to practice as a barrister ta
London, but merely to qualify himself
tor the position of Justice of the Pease.
Ex-Governor Letcuer, of Virginia, whew
sulfured a dangerous stroke of paralysis
last spring, hits almost recovered, and
has taken his seat in the Virginia Legis
lature. George W. Bruce met a grizzly beer
near Santa Cruz, Califorala, anti a Agee
began promptly. Tbe man stabbed 41
shot the bear, the bear broke the man'o
ribs by squeezing him, aad then both f4bm
treated, apparently eatisfied to escape
without a victory.
Madame Rudersdorf, the singer, has
beautiful model farm at Lakeside, bias
It is cultivated under her own oyes to
charm, and CIO OW1113 quantities of Lb
most valuable live stoek. She makes re
tnarkable butter, so good that is is sold
lu Boston tor 90 cents a potted.
alr. Campbell. M. P., of the ramose
porcelain. firm of Minton, was presented
on hie returu Irma our Centennial with
an addrese, aud his daughter with a
braestet, trolls tae einpioyes of the tin.
The united period cot service of the four
men who put the former into his haste
was two hundrea and seven years.
Walt. Whitinan does not believe' in
cremation. Ito said the other day Ikea
"it makes a fellow tremble to think of
the iron-hearted progress of the age.
When the lite has gone out of the body
rather respeet the old shell for atilt hats
been lie well as for all it has centatued;
Carlyle smokes a pipe, and le ao gruff
as ever. When a distinguished modern
novelist called en him recently, he Italia
"I have read your books with great,
pieasure. They are amusing. You ace
just itinueing. But, wneu are you going
to do sometaingto write a real book,
Frederick Lemaitre was one. day
walking with his manager, Harel,
explaining to nim his viewit on drematio
art. "Ad for managers," he said, why
'I understand," replied Aare,
"most ot them are tools. "Most of
them! answered Letnaltre; "all Of
thein arewittiont exception?'
Senator Cameron said laughingly to
Mr. Blaine, "I have just recommended
tor appointment as "'Waintater in
large city in till State an enthusiastio
Blaine man." ' Wuy," replied the Sow
ator front Maine, quick as flask, "yet
could not do Othertitlee ill Pennsylvaate
unless you appointed a Democrat."
Prof. James Russell Lowell was se
pleased by Oen. Bartlett's suggestion
that eVen (time novel reading was to lot
encouraged as a leader toward better
reading that lie thanked its autaor, sad
said he meaut to expand it in an easel
and dedicate a book on reading. of
welch this should be a, part, to Om
Miss Frances Power Cobbe is a writer
of good Eaglisti and stout editorial; else
is also a initiate-aged of the saes
liberal proportions. Complaining olio
day that she had a "pain la the small of
her back," a spoiled infant of a younger
brother cried rather to her, disgust.,
"Well, Fanny, wliere its the smallest
yOur back I"'
Dr. Nohl, Professoi of Music at Heid
elberg, and a worohiper ol Wagner,
said, iu oneof his late lectures, that
Bayreuth will be the inture Olympia or
Germany, that Wagner is one of the
foremost, poets of Oermany, and that, in
the "Ring of the Nibelungen," the be
ginning of the day i3 to be recoguizetiot
which Ooethe tireaint.
Sir Richard Steele was buried in St.
Peter's church, Carmarthen. A braes
tablet has lately been placed in position
there with the tollowing inscription:
"Sir Richard Steele, Kntgut. author, ea
sayist, iirst chief promoter of the pert
meal press ol England; born in Du like
March 12, 1611; buried in this churon
and btlow this tablet."
General Itlf.t(liollan,a 9ritlelain elp the
Khedive. aTiniteZd jiEjt. -11e
that the army heeded to learn readlogi,
writing and arithmetic. The Kimint.
atter reflecting a moment, issued al or
der that uo proinotious should be grant
ed to any soldier or officer who had mit
acquired the rudiments. Tao ammo
queoee was that the waole army Mums.
uiately became a school.
George Williatn Curtis was by when it
young woman fiAinced into a railway
oar and, with a great din, exclatinei
"Diti you ever know anything so hot?
I'm stifling. When Open the window,
Isn't it awful," eto. "Yes'm," respond.
ed a solemn voice from tbe end of Ina
car, l'it is awful. But Voila nothiug
the sufferin's of the early Christiana.
Everything la comparative, you See. ,
Miss Helen TaylorJohn Stuart MAW"
step-daughtersignalized her cativo,.
for electión to the Loaticte Sellool Board
by a 'violent speeon agaiust the clergy.,
She 4leglared the contest to be one of
School hoards agaibst clerical despot
tam. The clergymen, ehe said, worn
merely anxious to get the schoolinasiot
to do the clerayman s wort, but in that
ease they should give up the clergy.
, Prof. Johnstrup, the naturailet who
has been engagad la perilous and MIA.
cult explorations in the desolate Vol
canic regions of Iceland, amnions the
Icelanders with the assurance that ,
activity of the volcanoes has undoldtb
edly ceased for a long-time to QOM& at
reports also that the bode!' that therein
a gold, silver, aud iron ore in the island
is entirely uofounded. Iceland has lieh
even coal seams. The conditious tor tha
presence ol these ores are all witating,t
Julia Hisson, the, French singer whip
died a couple of weeks ago, as only
twenty-seven. She made her debut in
18US al the Opera as "Leonora," having
been trained by Wartel, and achieved a
remarkable success. Her other note
worthy roles were "Anna in "Don
Juan.' and "Selika in "L'Aftlealite.tt
In ISA baying greatly overlooked her
strength. nee tainted while singing is
kit Trovatore, and never appeareci
again, dyiug last month el eensamptien,
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