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Branch Otticea, 410 Scott Street, Covington', Ky., and:32 Weal Washington bt., Seld, Ohio lto MOLY STAN IS Served by carriers So subscriber. in the city of Cincinnati, awl to all the surrounding cities and towns, for TES oases per week. Single copies, TITO CUNT& By mail, per year, free of post age, CC Fractional parts of a pear tho same rats. IIS eirettistion Is larger than that of any other daily paper publialied the.Stele of Ohle. Advertining rates for the three editions, 111.0n per lrquatros or 12,4 mita pot Agato. 1 TBLEN PH. The WeatherEttabetolositent 1,12'W 'roux, February 12 The weather in New York is again clear and cold. Thiamorning tbe thermometer is 12 above zero, and a brisk piercing northwest wind prevails. James F. Bull, clerk of FL D. it Co., was arrested last night, charged with embezzlement of $12,000 of tho firms undo. Tbo prisoner will be examined today ... Owe.... .m Cop4tai Note. W ASHINGTON. Feb. 12..The President boo seat to the Senate the names el John C. Abercrombie, to be burveyor of Cus toms 'at Burtington, lowit; E. 8111'111, Postmaster Notre Dame, Indiana, pnd V. C. Brien at Atiantie, Iowa. The President has approved the act Pinking appropriations tor tortlfications and other works of detenso, tor the fiscal year ending Juno 80, 1070. Pinchbeck now expresses himself as certain of obtaining his seat at once. The Senate Committee has decided in foyer of admitLing Colorado and New Illexico as States. lion. James B. Book, of Kentucky. met with a severe accident last night by a fall on thc pavement on Iriiteento street, which Was covered with Me. lier fell upon his right arni, breajting radius. Incitan Matter& BlIECKINIIIGGN, DAIL, Feb.12.--A man jUst arrived reports tue shooting ot an Indian by a soldier at Standing Book Agency last Sunday. Shortly after the occurrence the Indian Agent sent a scout to Fort Rice. Two shots were heard at Standing Hock Agency on Monday. The Indians have been put on half rations in consequence. bl nob dissatislaction and ' trouble is anticipated. The auents persuade tbe red skins that the arrangement is omy temporary, as they Will beaore long get full rations again. Assassin a WI. BLOOMINGTON, ILIA., Feb:AlCyrus B. Jones, a wealthy farmer and well. known politician in Illinois, living near Fontlac, in that State, was assassinated by an unknown party at his residence Wednesday night. Goad itighinghar 2fleeting, des. Epeatal the Star. DAYTON, O., Feb.12.Last evening our streets resounded with the merry mime of hundreds of. sleighs; the recent sleet and snow affording all who delight in this amusement an excellent opportun ity. and in fact it is the brat we have bad this season. The, Dayton legal profession field a meeting yesterday and appointed the following gentlemen to represent them St the e ming meeting of the State Bar. Assobiation at Columbus: 0. W. 110UK, J. A. Jordan, E. S. Young, John Howard and 11. Elliot, Esquires. , rest:anion that Dayton recuired two resident Judges and twe Courts AWLS adopted. A committee was apsointed to make arrangements tor a banquet to be given by the Bar of the city Feb. 22. .commetme.mwmgcmgE e-00 1,10-0 Item& Epee tbe Sten .- 13PRINGFIELD, O., Feb. 12.--The 21010- Ins is tine, and the bells go ging-a-ling Sn.every hand. The two boys, Charles Rills and John Sbayi were leund guilty ol highway rob bery upon another boy. named Havener, belonging in Dayton. Havener, it seems, :-vras waiting here for a tiain when he fell Jn with the prisoners, who took him a short distance from the depot, and one 'hold him while the other robbed him of $15. iiiirglare made an unsuocesshil attempt Sto open the sale in liutsenpiller &Co.'s - - grain warehouse, by drilling the lock. The safe contained considerable money. The Springlield and Jackson Narrow Gauge Railroad engineers were at Wa .verly, Ohio, yesterday, and rekrt favor ably from Bainbridge to tbat place across the bills. The engineer is nitwit pleased to hod the crossing across the low hot tems and the river at Waverly so favor , able. Orders for Tux erAn,And complaints of any kind is to delivery, shoulo be left at our branch thee, 32 West Washington Street. Post Ittorfent--dudge Resigned A- Candi . date tor Lunitenanl Governors dls. Beeetal to the mar. CoLvinius, O., y'elt. 12. Yesterday Governor Alleu received and accepted : the resignation of Hon. trastus A. Gittb. Tie, Judge of tile Court Nommen Pleas, Or the counties or Athens and Melee. ' The post, mortem extunination on the body ot the late John A. Arthur, reveal ed the filet that the skuil of deceased , bad been severely fractured be a blow front a slung shot or some other beavy weapon of the sort. , TLe Coroner's jury rendered a verdict lhat the blow thus received, frotn the , baud of some unknown person, wue the cause of hie death" There is no clue to the perpetrators oi the vile outrage. ; Hon. W. P. liewhend, Representative from'Ashialmlit county, le prominently mentioned in connect.on wan the next Lieutenant Governorsuip. : A certificate of incorporation of the Odd-tellow's Beneficial Association, of : Georgetown,. Brown county, was filed yeeterday. 2 Congressional. WASHINGTON, ' introduced authorizing Secretary of War te detail medical officers to give atten , tion to the reports that Asiatic cholera is raging in Mexico; bill passed author . izing President to appoint ,committee to attend' the Internatioual Penitentiary Congress at Rome; bill granting right el ; way to Walla.Walla railroad, rejeci ed. Hotten..Tlie Committee of the Whole. agreed to the amendment tit the Post ' office appropriation' bill for the tree transmission ot public documents and seeds from the Agricultural Departineut 1 : through the mails. Lucy Hooper says that at the recent official ball in Paris a Russian Princess was arrayed in emerald Jewelry of -the , richest description. The center stone ot ber brooch was one huge round emerald, - out en cabochon (that is to say,. without. fautts), and it was about the size of an : English walnut. Attaclead to this brooch in the guise -of a pendant, bunco pear shaped emerald corresponding in dimen stone, though differing so widely in shape. 'A coronet ot emeralds and die : monde, and a necklace of. large solitaite diamonds, interspersed ' with peudant pear.shaped emeralds, made up the 9r , &manta or' this witola-Jewelloaladys . puttr-euttpea emeratue, matte tij) ate or-1 tue puteutt, OL pule boteuou...-zoot,ou 1 . A benign nounty may sae wen 01 a tu-iner, aua t.,urt, in ueeuruatipe eau tu e ins : ' ' . it seriaoa will be delivered at eaeti wet I.- - '' , Laments of this todelljewelloellady . . . bleurnal of -Comillerce ,.,- , mor, wiliell was partly petrilieti , . ',eternal Maass akthillipl, dist& Padr , , - ortug their construction. theta. J1211114141 tog . , . , , . . , , , , , , . ., . , ...mow-- VOL. 7. NZIfki PROM THB OLD WORLD. FROM MINISTER WASHBURN& nuts, February 11.To the editor of the Herald: "Regarding the charge of the New York Sun, that I received $10,000 tor my official In litieBee in getLing the Fremont bonds placed on the Paris Bourse, it is to the last degree false and atrocious. I never received a dollar, and was never offered a dollar in my life for my official influence in this or any other matter. These bonds were placed on the Paris Bourse a mouth befere I ar rived In France, in the spring of 1869. I exposed their fraudulent character and advised the' State Department about Ahem- )Iy correspondence was called for by Congresg and printed. The par ties who put the bonds on the market were furious with me for giving Informa tion as to their true character, and k'ree moat published a paniphiet on the sub Pot,' arraigning mo for discreditipg great American en t erprise. "E. B. WAstinunsz.'' LONnetwi Feb, Berlin dispatch says Bismarck has given no inumatiou that be intends to resign, and is likelv to remain in thee as long as his health per mita. A telegram from St. Petersburgh an flounces that the Khan of lihiva has paid the last installment of the war indemnity to Russia. Twenty-three Bishops have isstted a protest in behalf of the entire Roman Catholic Episcopate of Germany against such interierence in the Papal election as is implied in Bismarck's late ciroular dispatch. Bullion In the Bank of England has decreased i4ii7,000 the past week. The amount of bullion withdrawn Irem tne bank on balance to-day is ith,000. Lia bility last week was ON per emit. mitt is now 42,4 per cent. The specie in the Bank of Prance has inereased 72,021,000 francs the past week. In the house of Commons to-day, a bill amendatory of the International Copyright Law was read the first IAMB. CONSTANTINOPLE, Feb. 12.-- The inter preter ol the atmerican legation, who has Just returned from Syria, where he has aeon investigating the outrages on Amer ican Idissiosisoreports that the first ac counts were much exaggerated. The ill treatment by soldiers is pure invention. The question relative to the forcible en trance into a Missidhary house remains unsettled. It appears this house was American property, but was inhabited by Turkish subjects. - Legistaiure Cottmnue. Feb. 11.-- SENATE - Bills passed: To divide iliiisboro into two vo ting precincts; to clatuge municipal code regarding Toledo; for art.ficial propaga tion 01 Bch; to authorize a iree turnpike in Brown county; tor transfer of Fair lield county Jail fund; to authorize ap propriation oi turnpike roads by Com missioners. New buls--For a new roof to Penitentiary; to give Probate Judge's rightto issue marriage licences; to change name of New Columbia to Pleasant Plain. Mothin.--Bill to provide for appoint ment of labor among Common Pleat Judget. New billsBy Mr. Watson, to reduce per diem of members of Legisla ture to $4 and mileage of le cents a mile; by Mr. Hardy, to appraise the property ot railroads, and assign taxes on their real estate to the counties wherein they are located; by kir. Neil; to enable Sav ings tiocieties 'to invest funds In county and Municipal bends; by Mr. West, to award the public) printing and legal ad vertising to the lowest bidder; by kir. Pattoion, to increase the penalty for bri bery. New they Leeks(' at Each Other. A correspondent writes: There has been nothlog as yet so tragic as the eon-temptation onl'ilton by lit:ember. When his enemy rose to take the vacant chair, Beectier was whispering earnesilr,to Judge Porter. The electric shock which startled the audience violently broke suort tnat conversation. Looking up to see the cause of it, Beechei. found him self face to face with Tilton. For a mo ment the fascination stupefied him. He grew paler and paler, until be was whi ter than he will be when he lies dead. The change from his usual redness to worse thannortal pallor waltindeserib ablei Ile Joulted as it, with one huge gulp, bis heart had swalloa ed every drop el blood In his body and then bad stop. ped. His face wore an expression. of hörrorots it he were peering in a looking glass and Joann Death grinning over hie shoulder. The apparition of his accuser Was a stupendetts surprise, and, tor an instant. it petrified him. His recovery was slow. The shock unnerved hini,and be could not escapo Tilton's haunting eyes unless he closed hie own.-Innocent or guilty, with those relentless orbs Wis. tering his heart, any man would have been in agony, Tilton did not look at Beecher. He looked Into him, as if his body were nebulous, wita one torturable spot in the center, which "the moon , freezing crystal" of hie eight cald pierce like au internal pang. , , Th s Study of Anatomy at the Opera Bolin. Ilte don't uo to tbe opera male to study art, but anatomy. Aud it Is such a pleasant method of taking in the science that I feel convinced it Will in time.su persede all other inethods of Instruction. Dr. Holmes admits that since the advent of blonde buriesquors, opera benders and Black Crookers, he has much less in making his classes compre hend the manitold mysteries of the hu man frame. It Is a delightful thing to see these young men, in their ardor for science,. bravely irequenting the theater nightly, notwithstanding the numerous tempt, Lions to remelt' away. It shows that, let come what may, they will not stalk their duty. It testifies conclusively that they have made up their minds to find out all about It. I mean, of course, the myste ries ot auatomy. From this you would naturally suppose the house to be filled with medical stu dents. There were quite a number on band, but they were as nothing to the mass of laymen. I never before realized what a large element of amateurs there are in this community who study anat omy witli ail the zeal of professionals. ', There are brokers on State street as conversant with the muscles of the calf as Dr.1101ines himself. They are mostly bald-headed, and invariably carry opera. glasses to assist their contemplations. It is a cheerful sight to see those mul titudinous bald-heads in parqiiet. They make it Osten like a skatingrink. It is enough to move the steruest heart, the thought of these men, wbo, worn out by the tolls and cares of tile. day, the harrassments and anxieties ot business, still have Kesolution enough left,to resist the sednctions,of the fatuity circle and tourageouely spend an hour or two lu the pursuit ol pure Seieuee.--Hosten Jeurnal of-Commerce.. , s,- WHAT THE WIRES wHiarcx The Chicago hotels aro reducing rates. The peaches around Lancaster, 0., are reported all killed. Horace IVhite 'sailed. for Europe yes terday, to be absent it yeas. There is still no Mange in the West Virginia Senatorial struggle. Specie shipment to Europe yesterday, $208,000, in silver and gold bars. A shooting match at Greenfield, O., to day, is attraoting a large crowd.. ' The specie in the Bank of Francs has inereased 72,021,000 francs the past week. An effort is now being made to locate the West Virgiula capital at Martins burg. Thomas Fetters, of Lancaster, Ohio, fell from a scaffold. yesterday. breaking two ribs. The tobacco men of Lnuloville protest vigorously against the propeeed tax as rumous to the Mule. ' Several persons were hurt, but no one killed, by an accident yeeterday on the you Mountain Railroad. A deughter of Mr. Samuel Glass, of Wilmington, O., fell ou the lee, LvAking her arm and collar bone. The Alton and St. Louis Railroad has deciared a live per cent. dividend on the earaings of the wet six menthe. '- Monday, March lst, will be observed by the Afrioun Methodists as a day oi fasting and prayer for the Civil Rights Bill. The Pacific Mail Steamship Company is said to have eold tit wharf property and franchises in San' Frauoiseo, valued. at 8800,000 tor 8130,000. The sixteenth Jolla ballot for tho Min.! nesota tienatorbhip was without signifi cance; Ramsey hail 41, Cochron 40, Ðaifis 83; et:altering, about us usual.. John IV. Minehart and Win. Hampton heti a difficulty in Brow usvilie, Pa., last Saturday night, and the former received injuries from which he died yesterday. The puddiere in Painter's and several other Pittsburg lurnaces have resumed work on terms offered by the proprietors, mid indications now are the strike is about at an end. The following is the vote in the Florida Legielature tor U. S. Senator: C. W. Jones, Democrat, 40; Brisbee, Radical, 25; rest scattering. Jones bad the sup port of the Democrats and Iudependeut Republicaus. The National Association of Stove makers, in session at Chleagoe, yesterday fixed tbe prices at which stoves are to be sold as follows! oy, cents per pound tor common, 7 cents tor medium, and ti cents for best. The small-pox has made its appear ance in Logan, Ohio. As yet ft is con fined to one Jamily, there being three members of the family afflicted. The City Council are taking measures to pre Vent itt spread. 1 1 The verdict of three hundred dollars in the Weenies case against the Pitts burg, Fort Wayne and uhierigo Railroad Company,, at iiiticyrus, Ohio, was set aside by the Judge yesterday, it not be ing in accoritence witit the cliarge of the Court. James Young, indicted for burglary and tarceny at Cambridge, Oluo,was tried yesterday and tound guilty. Thos. Bell, indicted tor tee same offense, came lute Court and plead guilty to the charge. Both were remanded to jell for sentence. 1 A tire took place in Cambridge, Pa., lyesterday, which destroyed B. M. Seer wood & Co.'s saw planing till and shovel-handle manufactory; also, Pendleton Snerwood's large cheese factory. Loss over $25,000; no insurance. The or igin of the lire le unknown. A dispatch 'from 'Laramie City, Wyo ming, states that as an emigrant train bound west was leaving Table Rook Sta tion, yesterday, a passenger , named Charles McFarland, of Addison, O., shot himseit through the heart. Ile wail much under the influence of liquor. , The National , Hotel, Spring Lake, Michigan, was entirely destroyed by tire last mica, caused by a defective chim ney. Scarcely anything was saved. Thd same was nearly destroyed last Au- , gidit, and bad recently been reopened. Loss 810,000; covered by insurance. , John W. Minehart, aged about twenty- , six years, died at Brownsville, Penn., yesterday morning, from injuries sup posed to have beet) received at the hand of William Hampton,aged about 19, on last Saturday evening. Hampton gave himself up yesterday, and le now in the Uniontown' jail. An inquest was held yesterday at 8 o'clock, but up to that time nothing detinite had been ascer tained. Mayor Zollinger, of Fort Wayne, Ind., yesterday received a telegram from in dianapolis apprisiug him ot the passage of Mr. Bell's bill in the Senate. 't be bill provides for the districting of the State, and requires the location of an asylum ' in the Northern and Southern Districts. The passage of the bill is rozarded as a victory over Indianapolis, and was gain ed by. only a email vote. It probahl as sures tee location of the Northern insti tution at either Logansport. or Fort Wayne. , The National Grange, in ßession at Charleston, yesterday auttiorizeu -the Executive Committee to select a loca tion for the offices of the body, and to lease the necessary buildings. The ac tion witit reference to the loan of money by the National Grange to State Oranges was to amended as to make tbe ioan tree of. interesL Two additional members of the Executive Committed were elected, viz: D. T. Chase. New Hampshire, and John T. Jones, Arkan-, sas tor three years each; D. W. Aiken, of 'South Carolina, was re-elected tor three years, and Wm. Sanders, of Wash ington, and E. B. Shauktand, of Iowa, held over, making the committee five ail. An appropriation was'Inade for the Granges of Kansas and Arkansas. - What becomes of all the French that is talighlt in the United States, For the number ot our hoine-educated country men and country.women in Paris wile can order a dinner, make out a wash-list or settle a coachman,,s tare in the Ft ench language is , The funny stories that occasionally stud the humor istic columns of the Parisian Journals re specting the misconstruction of French words by our countrypeople abroad are said to be more than surpassed by the reality. Tbe French language is only half taught4 where it is taught at all, in tile United States; and, as a conse quence, the American who visits Paris Howadays wears, a placard on A hich is inscribed.; Don't know the langungs. A Latalgh oolluty lady haa died of a tu mar, waish was partly -petrilleti , , PleR8ONAZ. Miss Thackeray Will Walt America next year. Glendenning, of New Jersey, is ivith out at vineyard. ' Mists Ida Greeley and her sister, Ga brielle, are going to Europe in the spring. Lord Dufferin will not leave the Governor-Generalehip of the Canadian Do minion. Clara Louise is making $2,500 a Week. She ought to be happy, even if ehe has no beaux. Vasquez perpetrated only 87 murders and yet the Californians seriously talk of banging himi. Anna Dickinson is writing about Wash ington beauties. Poor Anna is herself homelier than ever. Prince Torionia of Rome Is shout to sell his splendid collection of pictures and other objects of art. Uncle Daniel Drew has made a million this winter in stock speculations, and J ay Gould two millions, And his name it is lsae Tienthe new boy-Emperor of China, who has been formally procialmed. Joseph Campazzi, rate chief cook to the Emperor ofBrazil, is now in the ser vice of Gov, Tilden, ot New York. Charles Retitle, the Enclisa novelist, is an irreclaimable old bachelor, but a nice fatherly-looking man, tor all. Theodore Tilton says that he received from $9,000 to $9.000 a year for lecturing, and $7,000 a year for editing the Indepen dent at the same time. Carl Schurz is going to Europe soon after Congress adjourns, accompanied by his family. Mr. Schurz has a young daughter at school abroad. Buiwer calls a newspaper "the com mon reservoir into whicu every stream pours its living waters, and at which ev ery man may oome and dring." Tiltou wrote in 1800 that he did not think Beecher as morally great as be had thought hint once, and now his opinion is doubtless stilt more emphatic. Ranoyalomanlaka, Queen of Madagas car, throngh Rainilatitrivony, bur Prime Minister and Commander-in-Chief, bas declared the abolition ol slavertin her kingdom. The Governor General of Canada hes added new laurels to hie crown. He was the winner in it, recent curling match 1,n the ice for a cup presented by the Count ess of Dullerin. Miss Emily Soldene is disgUsting Bos tonians with indecent opera howls. Ey eryboily biases but the harvard stu dents, who give "satyr-like grins, chuckles, and gudaws." DeLesaeps, ot, Suez Canal tame, has written a letter favoring the Nicaraguan route for an inter-oceanic canal. in case -it is found impoasible to construct a ca. nal through tile Isthmus. Rabelais bad written some iensible pieces, which the world did not regard at all. "I will write something," says he "that they shall take 110LiC0 ot." And so'be eat down to writing nonsense. Miss Annie Gilmore, the sister of the great baton swinger and jubilee singer, who was a few days since married to Captain John O'Roake, in Milwaukee, has settled down with her husband la Plattamouth, Nebraska'. Bergh, a day or two ago, laið a laboring man sent to the poultentiary for three months for killing a cat, although the man, who bad ne Counsel, urged that he had a wife and three children' dependent upon his daily work for support. On which side a the cruelty tu this case, pray?" Sir Samuel Baker having expressed the opinion that "an organ-grinder coula mann through Central Africa, Widowed by an admiring crowd ot the, natives," many cities are generously offering to help tit out au African expedition ot organ-grinders. The King of Slain has invited the Royal Society and the Royal Autronomical So ciety to appoint some men of scienoe to go there as his guests,.with a view to ob serve tbe total ectipselif the anti in Apr,I next. The object, acelording to Mr. de la Rue, -10 to make such observations as have never yet been attempted. Mr. George Harris is an adventurous New Yorker, and has recently talc, n a long ride, rouleback, having traveled over 40Q0 tulles in this matter during ' the past twelve or fourteen months. During that time he traversed and re traversed Colorado, 'New 5texico, part of Texas. California and Utah. Mrs. General 'Hawley writes that Mrs. Grant has suffered tor years from a se vere inflammation of the eyes, which affects her sight so muck that she can not recognize woes unlese very. near in deed, anti this affects her manner in pub lic, as she often Can not tell to whom she is speaking. She can not see toe write, even to her own children, when they are separated trom her. Mrs. Maggie Van Cott, the prima donna of Methodist revivalists, while in 1 chicago, does not "board round," as did I the earlier disciples, hut "puts up" at one of the magndicent $4 per day cara vansaries. How changed are the times. Imagine ihe following personal: Rev. John Wesley, D. D., the celebrated re iigious reformer, registered this morning at the Suerman House!" Mies Matti Briley, of Battle Creek, Michigan, by her presence of mind re cently prevented what would have been a serious accident. A. load of wood was mat on a crossing of the Michigan Cen tral Railroad, and the driver was too muoh occupied to hear the approach ol an express train when the youug lady ran up the track'and by signals brought the train to a standstill but a few Wet from the team. Rev. Mr, Ravlin, of the Temple Baptist Church, Chicago, is a remarkable pas tor. Ile has put WOO into the church; has mortgaged nut two house for their benedt; gives the church a receipt for his salary every month, although he doe not draw any; paid tor beveral months an assistant $100 per month out of his own pocket, and gave him his house-rent free. He now wants to devise some plan by which the church canzet on. ' Robert and dargaret, Clark, husband and.wife, aged reopectively 813 and 81 years, who diedof old age within a few hours of each other in Newark, N. J., last week, were buried last Mouday. They came from England forty-two years ago, and lived together sixty-one years. They had nine children, were grand rentkto thirty-seven children, aud great grand parents to live children, the oldest of winna is aged seven years. Henry Cort, the inventor of the pud dling furnace, was born at Lancaster, Engiatid, in 1740, and died in 1800. In lid') be was navy agent, in Surrey street, Strand. While conducting this business) he found that the navy required iron in larger masses than couid be made in England, and this led ,to the invention. Aiter years of study and many expel. sive experiments, iu 1775 he erected a forge and an irou mill near Portsmouth, which was subsequeutty colifiscated by the government for claims against a part ner, aud Von, in accertlaupe with the !..eternallitneaa - Oktilinal12 died Poor , , NO. 36 ODDS AND ENDS. Ohl be not thn ilret to discover , A blot on the fame of a friend; Anew in the limb of soother Wiles() heart may prove true In the end. The Beecher trial costs the New York papers about $3,000 a day. To remo ve paint splashed upon window panes, use a bet solution of soda and eat flannel. The newspapers say the obsequies of Senator Sumner cost the State of Massa chusetts $19,227 68. Water-proet bonnets are advertised in London. We do not imagine. they are Intended for a very long reLn. Nearly blur gross of hair-pins were found in the stomach of a bullock slaugh tared at the Jersey City abattoir Satur day. The Sultan has narrnwed by two thirds the channel of the. Bosphorus, to keep passing steamers from proximity to the palace. A medical paper says that "allspice Is a sovereign remedy for croup, cutting the phlegm almoet instantly and induc ing free breathing." At Lima, N. Y., the Exciee Board post lists tif habitual drunkards in bar-roome, with the names ol otuer persons to whom liquor can not be sold. . Weider than tame, more blissful than fortune. better tor all time than any thing of eartlity joy, Is a clear conecience, the reward of right, doing. Hamburg imitates New Yoik by hav ing mock picture auctions. Theonost, worthless daubs are sold to greenhorns as "works of the old masters." PI guess I'll take this book," remarked a Chicago lady to the Were or a bee store t it's got twice am much gold leaf on the cover as any of the rest." Four uncles ot the late Emperor of China are alivet Prince Tun, born 180'2; Priam Kung, born 1811; lime Chun, born 1815: Primal Fu, born 1827. An addition to the Englisa Book of Common Prayer. The Archbishop et Canterbury hag written a prayer tor the Admiralty, to be said or sung at tee munching of all men-oi-warl A. dry goods cierk in an Iowa city late ly dropped senstiess behind tile counter, while waiting on customers, The lemale customer for whom he bad pulled down every bolt of calico on the shelves, qui etly requested the proprietor to remove the incumbrance, and send wise, fresh clerk. Diphtheria has been very prevalent In Australia, and one of tue most success tut remedies Is said to have been a few drops of sulphurie acid in a tumbler full of water. the result of this mixture is said to be acoagtilation of the diplithe ritic membrane and its ready removal by coughing. - A well-known Parisian beggar. who,. having lost both legs. propels h'imself with a go-cart by means of sharp poin te4 sticks, dashed up tee boulevard at full speed on the night wheu everybody was , eiipping along the pavements. "Thus," , according to a reporter, "he avenged the humiliation of years." A sailor's wife had just received Intel , Nonce that her hueband lied perished at, sea. She was visited by a neighbor who sympathized with her on her loss, and expressed a fear that she would be poorly off. "'Deed will I," said she, "but be did all he could for mehe's saved me the expense of his Tbere are four living queens of Spain, so calledChristine widow of Itertii-, nand VII., who restdes at Sainte Ad dreme, neat Havre; Isabellit IL, mother of Alphonse XII.; the Duchess of Aosta, wite of Prince Ainadeo, of the House of Savoy, and the wife oi Don Carlos, who. styled himself Charles VII. Somebody called a French affect a grand imbecile; grand original and a grand fat; or a fool, a half-witted.fellow and a lop. The Court of Appeals has de cided that the first two forms of abuse are only grosa Insults, ler which there is no legal remedy, but that the correction al tribunals can deal with the third, be, cause it coatains "the imputation of a speedo' vice." Every true hero grows by patience.1 People who have always been proi3per ous are seldom the most worthy, and never the most strong. He who has not been compelled to suffer, has probably not begun to learn bow to be magnani mous: as it is only by patience and for titude that we can know what it,is to overcome evils, or feel the great pleas ure of torgiving then& The royal baby begius to notice things, and to handle Non toot The other day he reached tor the paregoric bottle and smaehed it on his pa's moo center-table, aud then tried to make a canal by rut'. ning his finger in a circle "all around about." Then 'Edinburgh went in and borrowed his wite's old kid slipper, and when be came back there was eeneidera bl&excitement for a few moments. Mee do that sort of tbing so awkwardly. About Chapultepec, Mexico, is a grove of gigantic cypreesee, said to be from 1,60ki to 2,000 years old, with trunks scar red and torn by shot Red shell bred In the limey battles that have taken Place In the Immediate neighborhood. 'On the top of the rock is the old Spaniel castle, built of porphyry, marble aud sandstone. It contaius a line scientitio library and conservatory. The whole. rock beeeata it is hone).combed with passages, sta bles, cellars, dungeons, store-rooms and powder magazines, some of which were excavated by the Montezuma& ....-41 Dr. George Schweinturth, the cele brated Airican traveler, who has been appointed by the Khedive director ot the Egyptian museums, has left Berlin for Egypt.. The Prussian Government is re proached tor not trying to induce Dr. Schweinfurt!) to stay in Berlin by offer. ing him a professorship at the univer. sity.. Before settling dennitely in Egypt, Dr. Schweiniurth intends returning to Berlin next summer. but only to trans port his collections, among which is an eminently valuable herbarium, said to be unrivaled for its completeness. Master illacaatties, and Railway In terest& The report of tbe American RailWay Master Mechaniess Association, in con vention at Chioagn in 1874, is puulished by Wilstach, Baldwin & Co. Thie is really a very valuable compilation. It contains the addreSs of Brew' lent M. Britton. Superintendent of the Cincin. uati atid Waitewater Valley Railroad, which is worth the careful perusal ot the general publie as well ati of master me-1 eintuics. The reports of various tiommit tees on topics connected with 0011dirtiet ing and "operating railways are alsw given, and,contaia much interesting in-, formation. Mr. Britton states that the principal cause of the present non-paying condi; Linn of many raitways is that the busi ness bite been overdone, anti ia hulloing unnecessary roods, they have not, been well built, hence the great oause for dis trust lu railway enterprise. Mr. Britian ' - uning their constritetaom their- ilastielli ,,,,........ THE CINCINNATI STAR: pitumhpd every Thurirday, by the -- , Star Pohintiting Company, nod mailed, free of poot Igo, SIM pot year. It la a large eight-page paper, 001Itainitig of columns of rPading matter, end h the theepeat paper of ha Nee publiabed in tido counh.7. keens oe AuveaTontooui coons nor lino, each ineere - tion. Agate mpaeora. Throe otontha, 12:1 C"11 , Hoc oilmolmo et 5 par gent. Cia whin ; pen cent. on column. A nonwromortni, for either W REIM? or TRIOA MIMI take thP run of the pepor and be property dreaiited. iirtra dimplaya, Ppettai and bithiliPM laotinca, wit! he atthiect to advance. No olijoalonoblo 'natter hill be admitted at any price whatever. affairs have itiot been honeetly.administerett The widespread disaster and distrust which now exist-would bo more easily overcome if this were not true. The roads have moistly been built from the proceeds of bends, sold at a heavy ditscount, and by contractors who betel for their own prolit so the 'tended debt often repreeents more than twice the cost of the toed. and tile road itself has to be thoroughly rebuilt by thOPO who operate it damns Lae Met few years of its existence. All this you know to bit true, gentietnete-yet I hear you ask me: What have we tut blaster :Mechanics to do with it? How are we responsible? I am quite aware that your rempousibility only berrins when the railwav is needled and Its rolling stook is to be- operated. Toe are skilled in the profeheion; all that you are and all that you can hope tte become depends upon the welt-being and good management of railways now, end their pros- perity in the future. Every week, almoet every day, bode practical man is sought to operate railway; i8 811 it88111).1tAt teat you IWO tO have more to say in these matters in the future titan you have hati in the pagt, and it therefore le well that 'mar attention has been calleu to them. It is well that you, Wit, 8t4 practical men, are to make the earnings or the railway. should know whether ius debts repretient ito coat or double its coot. It is well that when you go on to a nOW Mad you Ationel. know whether it has to be rebuilt after a dislioneht colitractor. It Is well. above all, that when you are invited to a position en K IOW road yob should kuow whether it is a mail which. by the best management, can be made to pay at all, or whether it Ii8,8 been prolected by home iu tereeted perhon for his private profit, in its construetion, and caa not be made to pay, and you 4111 called to waste your energy anti titile 111 attempting an. impossibility. TDO railway buying been built, aud beim( in opetatiore is your particular department free from ail blame for the thhaster abont ue? The travelling pole. lie, like every other nortiou of the community,. seek ease and luxury. These parents tn of feminaey they pay for with more willinguese thee they do for their reilroad tare. They got a pass over the mad if they can and pav with pleasure for the luxurious sleepers iir tlie par. lor corn This oubles demand for luxury nas crested lb rolling stook as grtsat in weight twit is delightful ease. You kuow the coot of operatiug eneh rolling stock, you knew tun weight of the tcoomotive required to move it, , you know the excellent condition of the wade indispensable to operating it at a high rate al - hpeed with-safety. klave you studied carefully to know whether the road with which you are coenected. can afford to be operated with this luxury and at title owed? Are uot ligliter ea-. trines and cars and a mere moderate peed es. ;tattle' to profit lu operating many of our rail roadh?. You reply, that all this luxe' y and thia great speed le no fault of the inechattical de partment: that it exists in conacti Ileum of public demand, end the public aione aro re sponisible. The public ate li KU OpUittellibi tile matter; they take all the sweet they ten get, alio ci7 for more. Ties calls even you tte exercise all your ermine and all )our wisdom, to put an end to a losing bushiess, which you know must end distietroutey. het me beg every one of you, theikto renew your aseideity in those matters, and to do all you con to cense heavy rolling store to be removed trout the roads you serve. Unit388 the Millie Hs enor. mous and lucrative as to bear the expense lir entails. Involved in this (imams of opereting the rolling Look for which you are directly re sponsible. is the cost of moving large bulks great dietances willing teem at a prollec I had the honor very briefly to tail your atten tion to this point a year hgo. All the injury to the raiimait intereet of the country, which misconception of t1118 41138t quoistiou could do, hue beeu worked within a year. It is hardly possible tb overestimate thee injury. it kilki its origin in evinething akin to treed, perpe trated by those who projected and coestrueled 'Rereads on the people or siteghberhosts throngn which they passed, To obtain ruin the farmer petuniare aid in the way of donutions by representiog to hint that his bulky freight, in the Maim of farm products, would dud a high market and at a - loW rate or freightovas one unfailing Amu:la resource of the projectors or thee unlit essarv . reads. It was the hope held to the view el the honest and unimepecting hunbandinen built upon a foundation of misrepresentation and , falsehood. It has bores the bitter fruit whit wield have beeu foreseen. - NICIES OBON PUIN2'S , Hastwrox.James E. Ginn, lumber merchant, is suffering from a BOVOr0 at- tack of asthine, and is not able to leave the nouse. There were quite a 11111111bOr of sleighs to be seen yesterdaymere sleighs than snow. Tom MeGehan is still in the land of the living. - To.morrrow night James E. Campbell, Esq., and wile leave tor Washiugton City. Rev. W. Manley, of Auburn, N.Y., will preach in,the Universalist Church, Sun day morning. Judge Anderson, of Ross township, Is lying dangerously ill of pneumonia, at , his residence, near 'V enice. Tile best speller in Oxford is Mr. L. E. Grenuan. In tho Common Pleas Court yesterday the Jury in the case of Daniel Gullet.. tn dieted for graud larceny, returned a yea, diet of guilty, and asseseed the properll stolen. In the case of Charles Bosaw, indicted for tssault and battery, the jury returu ed a verdict of guilty. In the catie of Waiter Poindexter, in dicted for assault with intent to kill, the - Jury returned a verdict of guilty of as sault and battery. In the caee of A. T. Joseph, M. D., in dieted tor obtaining money under WM) pretenses. withdrew his former plea at not guilty. and plead guilty, whereupon , the Court fined hint $2.1 and costs. ; The eases of the State against John Hair, indicted on two chargee for selling liquor to minors were nollied. The cesets ot Charles Lamb, int.lotect for Belting - liquor to minors, were also twilled! Messrs. Sadler, Tracy and Chute, of Oxford, have moved their organ factory from that village to Indianapolis. A son of Joseph Curtis, Esq., is lying dangerously ill of pneumonia at his fath er's residence. trintdrOst, KY.Some of the elder citizens say that the present cold weath er is the lonzest anti most oontinuilus of any within their memory. The old Court-house is receiving a well deserved excoriation from all sources. - Mr. R. C. Elder, the present Chief of the Fire Department, does not consider the agent Of THE STAR al Itthatic. and the ,,, word. lunacy in the paragraph about the Fire Department in Wednesday's STAR ' bad no allusion to Mr. Elder. Strange events aro always transpir- ing, but the strangest event we have - heard of recently is that is member of the - bar wishes to become a lirenian- , , flonor and slime from fto condition riga Aet wed your part, Wore 1111 Lilo honor firs." - The election of Mr. J. Soule Smith to the City Attorneyship, would bo a corn- pliMent to the press. Rev. IV. F. V. Bartlett was chosen pas- - tor of the First Presbyterian Church, with a salary on $2,53e per year with par sonage. idessra. H, Kendall and J.T. Slade. ' Commissioners for obtaining the right of way for the Southern railroad, have tem porarily suspeuded work. Tee former has gone home, and Jar. blade is too- ill to attend his ediee. la the Episcopal Church religious serv- , ices are being held every Friday at le, A. 314 and Leer week days at 4 P. M. during Lent. ,- Duriug the hely season of Le'ut , lous exercises will be held evary Wed needay evening nt St. Patt.,,s-Church, and every Friday evening at St. Pet. As. , sermou will be delivered at eacttlue(1, - - . , , R : b ry , , 'mist bmt ii wed. le it Hotly at A few o i it? rare ' the 0 be lot ,t e to' v Mod 'ory te tO . tore fore to Vay. ; its tett aow neat ' you '