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,«r )3 iv-h I?- »i ti .«« EfO oM. tm in telr »tai 9SJ 4 •W»-i •'M -T|i U ..V- 1 *'V- of tb* W» D«- putmtnt. P*p«r of tk« Ooantjr. OAolsl F»p*r of the City. TBBUBl m*om YlAft IN ADTANC& •MOArtaa wnuTiw or an Mowtn*. QTI'IOK.-Ob th« Oomr M»rk«tradM* MWMk»nrk( PoatOdlee, Orant ha* 49,360 majority in South Carolina. McCrary'a majority la the l»t Dh to|ct is 4.188. im •*fitanltey, the dUeomerof Living*' toil, arrived In New York, yc«terday The Eplxootic baa reached Mem phi*, Ifashtille, and Augusta, Qeor Mahaska connty give* Grant 1,356 majority. Tfeli done, "proud Ka haaka. ... i it JerMjr Oltyjr. J., yesterday burned 5^)00 hogshead or tobacco, val ned at «1,000,600. Prudent, yesterday, appointed 4k W- JWrbura Postmaster at Phils* delpbla, yfee H. H.BIng ham, resigned. Ix-Oov. B. F. Uue has sold oat hit in teres.tin JfovwUad, and t*^ tired flromthe editorial control of that .„ l^podhull,* Clafiln haye offered to )P*7 W.000 aad make tall retraction ff their ia&moaa slanden if the salt •tldnst them is Withdrawn ted they u* released Aom prison. Tlle1]|^i«r«otinty Republican Is try lnfto unra quarter* in the poor heme, for 400 of its subscribers, who P»rs pay for their paper. Wet a bad idea—fueti we will try to |S|*»® foy a ftw of our delinquent*. The women Woodhnll and Claflin are and in their crime -hos^iand o the former. At taaftkaa outraged pablie, is likely to *«»t«pytM* den of iniquity, a mer ned fhjtttihment, and su try to save the world frgm their further cOntam inatioafcr a time. Bon. John Auaeell, Auditor of State hae called opoa all the Insaanncecom* panftse doing business in Iowa, for a Statement of their present financial condition, with the gentle reminder tlttfcif said statement is not famished by the 2d day of December, their au thority to do business in Iowa, will bo rwtofced. Ex-Lieut. Governor ft F. One hae retired from the Iowa Homestead, having disposed of his interest in the P«PW to Gen. Wilson, Dr. George Sfrragne and Frank R. 8 prague. -Thin takes the people of Des Moines by surprise and seems to have been done ••W. very short notice. ,(Riving consolation to the afflicted is a christian virtne, and having come across a bit of balm in poetic measure 'tffgive it, hoping it will solace some of the Democrats: "Ojeernp, MM Msad, nor mi efcata _T*o'S»ii®«r» ibosld your earn tnorcM*. wfeo keep* tte «p4rrow* u(e, wm art tniw tka LttMral Mrs. Laura Fair, the murderess, was to have leetured at San Francisco oa Wednesday evening, but about 2,000 people assembled in front of her resi dence and hooted and jeered so that she was afraid to venture oat. Such women as she should not be allowed to lecture in any decent community. Don Piatt and George Alfred Town send, are said t" be about to start a daily-anti-administration paper at Washington. In consideration of the untimely end of the Patriot, there I* BO doubt a very encouraging prospect there for another Democratic paper, especially if it can live on wind. The Excntive Committee of the Capitol Commission, have reported on the stone bids and recommended the rejection of all the bids made forstone, to build tbe basement of the Capitol, and advise that they adverise again and let all the stone-work at the same bidding, hoping thereby to secure Mch lowers bids. Carl Schurs's appearance in Daven port, did not draw largely, according to the Gazette It seems be talked to empty benches, to a large extent. Af ter the lecture, a banquet was provid ed, which was also a very tame affair. Mr. Schnrz enjoined upon his German Liberal friends to hold out in the ftith for 1876. Faith in him as a political leader, did not seem to be shared to any alarming extent among his audi t°ry. The two Tribune* and the Chicago Ttmu are now of independent journ alism, for the best of reasons, to-wit: They have not got any party that will own them. These papers, "puffed up" contrary to the good Book, undertook to be head centers (without the leave of the people,) of a party of their own cnation, and the result was they play ed themselves oat with all parties. They do not believe in the parties of the day, chiefly for the same reason that a certain distinguished statesman did not think orthodox King George's version of tbe bible, viz: because in his ease he did not write the scriptures, and in theirs because they did not IMlce the party. The Old South Church, of Boston, frttich is now to be torn down to make Way for the tl.8. Postofflce bui!ding,was the fourth church edifice erectc4 in the iBtate of Massachusetts 2U2 years age jafcbe ftrtnrtu*' "4»j* ,n, WU1 'IV *Mr -a. 4 tbcuillie pi Ml, JtC A(M'i 1730. It* ilic u'iiitwi- oi (77i l4 liiti t tug w,»* tukeii Br.ti it •%oop-, ih- mi-1 |ew«Imii«r flrewood. and the amlieni'^-rooiii u-nl US acitva'.ry rid ill /-school, hikI gro^ thup e«ttbli-h«*t ill one ol llie j^xlluries. After the war the building was r» JipUred, and redetlicated March 'J, 1773. illnce then religious sen ic s have tx'en Held with almost unvarying regularity lip to the time of the recent Are. Val .fable as the venerable and stately building will be for the use to which it is now to be put, there are not a few Hrho will mourn that, rather than be 'Removed to make way for business Structures, it did not fere the fete of its Meniar neighbCKa tet tenlUe VOLUME 24. •_ -VY tow CCSHIRe. Under the cognomen "Ingratitude," the Davenport Democrat say*: "To our simple judgment the ingrat-j itnde of the Republicans was never more fully shown than in tlie opposi tion made by their press leaders to a recognition of the negro service ren dered by giving a cabinet position to a colored man. The negro voted sol id tor Grant, and the tiset Is, for the next four years, we are governed by a ('resident and cabinet, a Congress and Senate placed over us by Cuny, but he after being made a most useful cats paw, is IgnomlnoDsly thrust snide, when it is a question of office-hold log." These lessons on the subject of out ingratitude, from the Democratic press in these days, are as numerous as the papers flying that standard, and re peated as often as weekly in each of them. Th« Democrat isou ol the few prominent journals of the opposi sion in this State, and hence its lamen* tations from the watch tower, over our Ingratitude to the colored cltlrcn, may, with propriety receive a brief notice. There is nothing which so adds to the power of preaching, as act ing In accord with it on the part of tho preacher. TbePrlnc* of Darkness •HI make a very poor and insfltot nal preacher to the Saint on the eib ect of the tatter's ingratitude to his 2reator the traitor would not strong ly impress the patriot with bis sincer ity, In delivering him a homily on bis ngraiitode to his country the wolf would prat* in vain to the flock upon the subject of their ingratitude to the shephtrd the educated and pampered gentleman in the providence of God, «lothed with a white skin, who, pub lishing a journal for tbe information, edification and instruction of Its read ers, sinks to the level of a ten year old urchin reared in the purlieus of a fish market, by the application of the slang phrase Cvffy to good citizcns, will hardly impress them that bis wailing cry of ingratitude, is other than thai of the serpent in disguise. These an gry, silly mouthings of the defeated in which they appeal to the anti-Dem oeratic prejudices of the party, are con tinually driving from tbe old rotten hulk into the Republican party the best material left in it. After reflec tion, we are inclined to the view that the good Lord finds the composition of the political editorial material, such in these democratic papers, that in de fault of being able to make a better use of it, He employs it in the emetic fieldi of Pharmacy, to take the bile from Democratic stom achs, and so restore ihem to light and liberty, after the manner of the Democrat in tbe above quotation. Postal 1W«|Sfkr This question is likely to be thor oughly discussed in Congress during the coming session. The Postmaster General will again recommend that a system of postal telegraphing, be adopted. He has heretofore urged this as well as the abolishment of the franking privilege, with rigor, it should be considered carefully, and liscussed in all its beatings. There tre many good and excellent rcanon why the Government should providi this rapid transmission of intelligence for the people at tbe least possible ex pense, like as they now do by the maiU for the carriage of communication^ admitting of more delay. It is not trenching upon new and untried ground. The experiment has already been successfully inaugurated in oth er countries. If the trial elsewhere shall, upon full and fair examination prove not to be burdensome upon the Government and to be a great saving and convenience to tbe people, it is difficult for us to see why it may not be made successful and advantageous in this country. Because, however, of our rather limited and crude knowl edge of the arguments that have been or may be made upon this subject pro and con, we are not inclined to take up the earnest advocacy of either side at this time. Certain it is, however, that the subject is one demanding careful and earnest attention from Congress. There is a terribletaae of Harlan phobiaat Dee Moines. The eight or even the name of Senator Harlan throws tbe party into terrible spasms, In which he raves most pitifully. It is indeed a sad sight to see the youthful and brilliant, thus woefully afflicted, seemingly beyond cure. We notice that the subject of this dreadful dis ease, labors all along under the hallu cination, that Harlan is dead in the sense, which is the direct cause of the disease, and yet the political ghost ot the Senator will not down it haunts the poor man continuously, and fol lowing his disordered vision, he strikes out violently in all directions, in a hap hazard, crazed style, at tbe spectre of the man he slew so valiantly, with the ususal result, viz: painful exhaustion in the vie tern to the disease, which in creases to an alarming extent after each recurring xpasm. It is hoped tnat the young man may yet, in his lucid moments, come to the conclusion that he has done his part in killiug off the Henntor, and protecting the p«oplo of Iowa aud the Natiou, from what lie ttooma M« twrtVf hid rhameter, mid dnt ti vv MKB A«ICA. Setntor 11 u ind i tiTiifi t' iv«viv' il i i. i# i' biii qnvt Hi Otinhi, l-ist nigl.t, *i- the pen ji'i*. li'ri"-|n,i-iiv« «i* pii'ly, -is hi npjti'u lri iu -euil-otV o tln i-t- worthy official* to thi-ir iiulilii- ilutlt'B at YT'i^liiiijitnn. The nffiir came off nt the Metropoli tan. the only fiivt cIhhh Imtel in Omaha. Col. Blood, on« of the numerous parine wV1 TVs»ore Tiltou ill the the Woodhnll buxiueas, has been ngain arrested and cast into jail. What particular offense he has been perpe trating against Chalii* this ti.ne, the telegraph does not inform us, only that he pineth in durance vile in tha ab num of a little $3,000 auto. i 'V/ .fefl iiSi (UKGtti The New York World, leading dem ocratic paper in America, has the fol lowing puff of H. G., the late candidate for the Presidency of the late Demo cratic party, to-wit: Here is Mr, Greeley, who for six months, when "in another line of bus iness," although he made speeches, and some good one*, o, carefully ab stained from saying a simple syllabic on his hallucination of Protection, is no sooner' by the nia nn chnsetts, and back in his editorial chair, than forthwith his old mania seizes on him. and he is apprehensive that the price of the peoples' woolen ciotnes will be reduced twenty-five por cent because the manufacturers de tire the wool Mr. Greeley thinks that every wretched I y starved man, woman and child should be made to pay double price tor blankets and coarse woolen clothing.' In compering the Boston and Chica go flrbs, the following details of the latter, may prove Interesting The Chicago fire commenced at 9 o'clock Sunday evening, (Oct 8,1871,) and burned until midnight, lasting twenty-seven hours. The value of the jwoperty destroyed, including buildings, merchandise, and house hold furniture, was $193,000,000. The fire burned ovW an area of about four mile* in length, and an average of two-thirds of a mile in width, destrov ed 17.450 buildings and rendered 98,000 persons houseless.* The property de stroyed was insored for $109,000,000 the looses claimed amounting toaboot ~X),000 less. Of the sum due, $37, 1,000 has been paid, and there is a fair prospect for $12,000,000 more, if some companies are not overwhelmed by the great Doston fire. The loss of lite was happily small in Chicago, and the generosity of the world enabled the local committee* to disburse more than $2,000,000 in relief. We notice that the postal card sys tem has fallen into disrepute among some people in England, because it publishes the duns that some people are in the habit of receiving. We don't know but this would bo a serious ob ection ouche, part of some people in this country, to the Kdoptton of the postal card business. It would seem a little annoying to have a postal enrd passing through tbe Malls and falling tinder the prying eyes of hundred*of officials wherein J. B. is called upon to step In and pay his washerman his bill which has long been standing. It will certainly furnish a telling means of drumming up slow debtors. ARRESTED.—Jay •mount. Gould has been ar rested on the information of Watson, the new President of the Erie Rail road. It is only a small matter now, he only beiug charged with stealing while President of that Railroad, the trifling sum of $9,726,641.20 from the stockholders of that long suffering and much plucked corporation. He was brought before Judge Puncher, in New York yesterday, and gave bail to the extent of $1,000,000 B. Demean of Demean, Sherman ft Co., and Wm. R. Travers justifying forhiuito that Democratic journals are parading he fact that the vote in the State ot New York this fall was twenty thou «and less than it was in 18(18, and that he reason therefor was, thaMhese housands were Democrats who did not vote. We will agree that no ques tion can exist but that a good matiy Democrats did not vote but there is mother and better reason for the falling off in the vote, which is, that thousands of Democrats in the city of New York did not, this year, get to vote more than onee. A great sensation has been caused in San Francisco, as the telegraph informs us, by the publication of the particu lars of an alleged plot of Laura D. Fair and a restaurant waiter named Frank, to poison Judge Dwinelle and counsol for the people Alexander Campbell. The plot was formed be fore her second trial and revealed by Frank, who said Mrs. Fair tried to iu duce him to put he poison in a decan ter in Dwlnello'* bouse or in the milk can at the door. R«fi« MMSIISS U termsMsl. Gen. Armstrong, the most promi nent educator of the blacks at the ^onth, writes from Virginia to Old and iVctc. lie says: "The efforts at enlightenment of the freedmen have so far amounted to but little. The Freedman's Bureau, ont ot its $13,000,0U0, exj ended •3,500,KXJ only tor educational purposes. The ex hausted Southern States could not do much while Northern liberality ex pended about $4.000,000. The total outlay, divided among nearly five mil lion* of people, during a period of ten years, shows an nntiu.il outlay of less than a dollar tor each teachable youth. Since emancipation, the negro" child has had less than a tenth nt the advan tages enjoyed by the New England child. 8o low was the starting point, and so meagre has been tire aid, that no considerable change has taken place. The result has been a general mental quickening, a thirst for knowl edge on the part of the young, and a desire for better things. The stolid contentedness of degradation Ins been broken up, and strong aspirations have been created. The lowly and ol teu despised labors of negro teachers have raved the rountrv from the disas ter that befel the West. India islands after emancipation by reason of ne glect to fornish instruction when the v cWm rr-re p-yei- for it. There lulu l-l i ,t I t. rmii- I" ••M"l ''lid rtli'i I* ih T-e ist .nds. At the nt time some of the Souther V lies nre providing hv t'lXMtioa for n 1'nnii o*'' rehoole. Virginia takes the •id in i[i»» *ooil work, and a universal v-tem is only a question ot time. The Brookville./e/TeraromVrn says: A lady in town who U frequently annoy ed by h*i- hu»b ttid's coming home it"a Ule hour in n doubtful condition wns i wakened the other nijfht by a voice in her room. Looking up. she saw her liege lord endeavoring to trace the linen on her "Dolly Varden," which was hull# against the wall, while a boon eouip iuioti wis holding the lamp. '•What do you mean by bringing a man into my room at this liour ol the night?" inquired the indignant wife. "Just keep quiet (hie) old wo man, Bill says Punx'tawncy is direct ly south, (hie) and I'm going to prove him a (hie) liar if he holds that lamp •till (hie) long enough for fM find it (hie) on this map." Wi Sp W ."WfriwJ ova makttked punturT. An Eloquent Trlbotn to Via ••morjr. Mayor John Hay, President'* Lin coln's private secretary, closed hte lec ture in Chicago on "Phases of Life in Washington," with this eloquent and thrilling peroration: "On that Good Friday morning, when for the first time in four years thesouud of hostile guns was silent, and the fighting men had turned the toe* of their army shoes homeward, the best and most powerful friends the South had inthe world were tho Pres ident and hif^hief Secretary. Yet we msy be sure that the most precious of sacrifice wag in that great, feted pur pose which takes the world in its scope. The nation was welded again into one mind by the death and burial of its prophet leader, just as it was by the first snot against the flag. A Pe ter, the Hermit, preaching a holy war with that fiery tongue of his, was not more eloquent than the dumb oorpso of Lincoln, moving homo in triumph. In the princely palaoo of Leichtanstein, at Vienna, there i* a great canvaa* of Rubens' called the Triumph of Dedltt*.' The warrior lies dead to hi* ear, hi* white face staring etemly at the sky, aronnd him the golden spoil* of sack and battle and the sacred laurel* of victory and bound to Id* chariot wheels, throng prlnoea and leaders, the clanking of whose fetter* soothe the fierce soul of the hero dri hi* way to the Shades. It was superbly Impres sive. The very spirit of the" old glory of force and violence was there. But 1 could only think how vastly fuller of the better grandeur of a ft*er age was that funeral march of Lincoln to those sunset prairies of hi* love.— Around his catafalque thronged the mourning people he had served so purely. The tearful benediction* of ransomed millions called forever down npon him the cherished smile of God. Inthe chiming of the silver-throated bells you might hear the echoing chorus Well done! and almoit fanfcy in tho solemn hush of the midnight pauses the awful rushing of unseen wings as of the convoying legions of the just made perfcct. That was the apothe osis of the hero. He had fonght the good fight. He had kept the faith. He had become a spiritual force and essence. His great character and ex ample went abroad on the wind that blew. The men of France, by one cent subscriptions, made a great gold medal for him. A friend of mine found a family in Hartz Mountains crying like children over tbe news of his death. A member of the Austrian Reiehsrath said to me: "Already lie baa become a myth, a demigod, a'tvpe of (deal democracy." It needed "not even his death to give him this super natural character among ibe bumble people of his own land. ''This is tbe true touchstone of the heroic man and the heroic age—if liv ing he is a toiler, and if dead he is a principle. Lincoln needed no lapse of years to become immortal. In one flash of blinding light lie became pan oplied into the religion of the peoples. As in the old tragedies, after the fall of the hero came the fanfare of the trumpets and the eutry of the forces, so alter Lincoln had gone from Wash ington came iu the victorious soldiers. It seems to mo uo such touching pa geant was ever seen. There was not a regiment with halt' its supplement of men. There was scarcely a soldier or an officer with a whole uniform. There was scarcely a banner but was black ened with smoke and riddled with the fiery hail of tight. Yet as it marched past the reviewing Generals, past Grant, and Sherman, and Stanton, and the representatives of the Old World all in a gala dress, no one doubted any morn that this was the greatest army that ever went to war. As in that collossal and inspiring picture of Kaul back, which shows the legendary fight of Atilla, there are two fields and two contests, one between the soldiers striving in deadly conflict on tbe turf, and the other a shadowy battle, set in the upper air. among the ghosts of the heroes slain below, so all hearts that day were divided In reverence and gratitude between our two armies, the one on its way homeward, crowned with love and laurels, preparing its own unselfish disarmament, aud its re turn to the peaceful interests of the country it had saved and the men ot the other, invisible forever in those wasted columns who had gained their promotion on the battle field to a high er and wider sphere of duty, fulfilling now the scheme ol the Lord of Hosts in some activity above the clouds. Thus they passed on, tbe victors and the martyrs. Out of the army into peace, out of sorrow into holy memo ries. And with the sweit and thril ling sound of the bugles, and the ris ing lust of the columns smitten into golden glory by the sun setting over Georgetown Heights, passed away the Heroic Age from Washington. The great natural revolutionist, Carl Schnrz, has been to Burlington and delivered himself. Of the effort the Dawk-Eye says: Those who attended the lecture of Hon: Carl Schurz, at Union Hall, on Thursday evening, expecting a display of oratory, were signally disappointed. The lecture was read from manuscript, the lecturer having his watch before him, and, apparently, reading against time. His utterance was so rapid that many words could not be understood half way across the hall. An essav which should have taken an hour anS a halt or two hours in its delivery, was crowded into sixty to sixty-five min utes. Whether Mr. Schurz wa3 in haste to get away on the 9 :15 train, as some say, or whether it his usual cus tom to rush through his discourse in that galloping way. we are unable to tell. The lecfure, though delivered in a style that poorly eomports with the honorable gentleman's reputation as an orator, was fairly composed, and contained many things well worth lis tening to. Its analysis of German and French character, its bits of biography and personal descriptions, and its his torical allusions, were Interesting. We are sorry to say, however, that it was marred by the frequent use of cam paign catch-words, inuendoes, and comparison.* not at alt complimentary to the AtLericaU people or their aqgm ernment. A Sorrowful s««n*. A petrified baby ha* been exTlTiWfert t'roin Chicago cemetery. The Tiine* siys: "All, save the mother of the little in fant, stood mutely looking upon it, but she became nearly fr.tntic with excite ment from tins first moment that the body whs exposed to view. She had endeavored to tike it from the eoffln, crying bitterly, and insisting upon takl in if it her to her home. Her hu» uid Iwithher k Id back and would not at. low her to remove it. The mother seemed nearly diMlracted with j^rict at the thought of its being reinterred. It looked so natural and beautiful, so like the baby she had placed iu the grave ten years ago, that it brought up all her sorrow at'rexh, as if she wa* but now laying the loved darling iu tho earth. The body vrnn removed, with other* which the family had come there to exhume', to Graceland, and reburied. The family are Swedes, and. it was learned, reside a short distance out of the city. The child so remarkably preserved had been buried for more than tea years. OTTTTMWA, WAPELLO COUNTY, IOWA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28,1873. THE rem caor. [N. T. Prlc® Current.'! Despite the low prices ruling bog products the past two years, for the lpron The largest on rccord. The incoming corn crop is pronounced tbe largest and best ever produced, indicated by the fact that all the States in the Union except five, and these not among the leading producers, return a yield of eight per cent above the average. In addition to this it is to be noted that there is an unusually large quantity of oj still in tho hands id wheu it is consid- last year's corn cro of the farmers an ered U^kt they are enabled to realize more money by feeding it to hogs than by selling the grain, a ready explana tion of the magnitude of the pork crop i* afforded. Under the*e circumstance* a contin uation of low price* would seem to be a foregone conclusion. Very few of the packer*, it is said, have made a feir profit the last two seasous, tbe compe tition between the western packing centers having been so sharp tnat high er price* were paid to the farmers than wa* warranted by tbe condition of the market. Most of tbe packer* name four cent* per pound gro*a as the extreme limit that ia likely to be paid at the western centers thia *ea*on, while some think three and a halfceuts is atl that the condition* of the trade vrarrant Anything over the maxi mum price, it 1* claimed by tbe beat authorities' will prove ruinous to tbe packer*, since tbe crop is so over whelmingly large that the hogs wilt be forced off in any event while the money pressure and tho new system of summer ctoring, will compel packers to turn over their products as soon as ready HeaTy contracts have alreadr been made for bacon for the English and Continental markets, and moat of the available steam room at this port, devoted to that class of freight, has been secured for the next two months, at 40s.and 50s. per ton, according to port. While the sale* of bacon for future de livery have been large, both here and at the West, the tendency of prices has been downward, as the the season has advanced. Barrel pork, on the other hand, has lately ruled higher but this ha* been largely because ot cornering operations in connection with Chicago, facilitated bv a reduced stock of old meats. The circular of a Chicago packer savs that the shippers of stock from the interior to that ceu ter are completely under tbe control of tbe commissiou merchants there, who can produco a scarcity or a glut, a* they consider most desirable yet if the hog crop is so large as it if claimed to be, it will be impossible to force up prices beyond the point war ranted by the inexorable law of sup ply aud demand. Chicago however, must have her "corners. ller enter merchants are nevct entirely ppy Omxbave »me gigantic enterprise on Mid for the enrichment of themselves and the discomfiture of the rest of the world, It is true, the Board of Trade of that city, seized with a fit of spasmodic virtue, resolv ed, last summer, against "corners," generally, and provided for the admin istering of wholesome discipline to such of its members as should engage therein bnt these paper resolves are esteemed of small accountbv the spec ulator who thinks that be sees an op portunity for making money. If he can pocket a snug pile, even the ex treme penalty of expulson from the •Board has no special terror for him.— In point of fact, a Pork corner in Chi cago has been successfully maintained tor several months but when the new crop begins to come in, in large quanti ties there will be a break in the corner, aud the price will gravitate to it* natu ral level, nnndajr in Aatone. A correspondent of the Atlanta Coiutith/ionalut, writing from San An tonio, Texas, gives this account of tbe morals of that place: "This is Sunday, and 111 try and tell you what I've seen to-day. In the morning I passed an untold'uumber of bar-rooms, and in all of them people, and tho best citizens, too, playing bil liards or cards, of course for drinks, and 'for the crowd really, if you won't drink and play billiards on Sun day you are not respectable. There are more bar-rooms in San Antonio than any place out of Texas fo its size in the United States. As I sit in my room now at, 10 o'clock at night, I hear the band playing at the circus, and not very far off is a panorama on ex hibition. To-day 1 was walking along the street, when I was startled by hear ing a lot of bovs shouting aud the baud playing I looked up and just then it all came in sight. It wa6 this the circus, with all its riders, performers, &c., in regular circus style, were com ing down the street, with the band playing, the boys shouting, and ever so many Mexicans and stragglers follow ing them. Remember this was on Sunday. Imagine all the bar-rooms open on Sunday at home, billiard playing, drinking, aiid last, but not by any means least, a troupe of per formers dressed in 'tights,' riding down the street, with a band playing.'' A man who *i« to be tried for a de liberate and cold blooded murder, wa* yaaterday interviewed in tbe Tomb*, and expressed a degree of hopefulness as to_hii futnre state, which under all the circumstances sreras singular, not to say absurd and revolting. This man who has never shown any signs of remorse for his crime, used such languagearf'"In the Lord is my fear I fear nothing but the Lord," &c. He evidently regards himself as a hero, and probabiv has read with great pride find satisfaction the detailed ac count of hit- personal appearance, pri vate history and religious views, given through the interviewer, to whom he talked thus piously. Altogether, the whole, report of this man'n conversa tion, is such as to supgest to what length a morbid interest in criminals may go. and whether they are not en coutagud in their career by the ambi tion to achieve tho only notoriety with in their re vli. At all events it is not very pleasant to realize that there are men in the communit) who will cut one's throat to-night fttel to-morrow eainly repose in the hope of a blissful hereafter, and converse piously with tho omnipres ent iutervi'-wer. llsve we a race of Thugs growing up nmong u»f— the X. 7 Evening Mail. The S-m Bernardino Gvardian saya "Last week the Frenchman who at tends tho «!eep of Mr. Peter Ftianc, in San Jacinto valley, dispatched a large mountain Hon in a somewhat novel manner. A dog belonging to the shep herd got on the track of a lion slid following 1'im up forced him to find quarters in between vo large rocks. The dog coming to bay, the shepherd went up found the lion as above stated. Tsking his long staff be bold ly went up to the front of the lion, and drawing back, gave a powerful thrust witl: the staff, driving the sharp point down the animal's throat, killiug nim in a fe«' minutes. Few persons, w« imagine, would have the courage to attack a 'iou in tbe mar.ncr this Frenchman did. Mr. Filanc informed tt'that the lion w« a very large one. and would have bucu wore Uuui a maHh for half a dozen men in a haud to-haad combat. I.*TE AXIt 9IARRIAOE. A ••Mantle Lnw Hull Involvlac atn E»• late of Over a Million Dollars. [From the Louisville L*lger.) A very remarkable lawsuit which has been for some time peudiug in tho courts of Kentucky aud Indiana, was brought to a termination recently by tho agreemeut of the parties to the suit to a compromise. It will be remembered that some years ago, a German gentleman named Gustavus Scliurman, resided in Louis ville. Ho was the possessor of a con siderable amount of propeity, lived in good style, drove fine horses, snorted a footman in livery, aud claimcu to be a German Nobleman. He was married to a German lady, bad a young aud in teresting family, and to all appearances, was prosperous aud happy. But, as in so many families, there was a ghost in this one, the secret of whose existence did not come to light until the death of the principal actor in this little so cial drama. Gustavus was a resident of Aix-la Chapelle, a little city in Rheinish Prus sia, pur*uod the business of cloth man ufacturer, and was what might be con sidered well off, his real and persoual estate being worth about 140,000 thai ers, or about $100,000. He loved, or thought be loved, a lady named Ame lia Eberhardine uoil, daugtbar of one of the Royal Counselors, and in 1&45 he proposed marriage, was accepted, ana the marriage was performed in that year. An ante-uuptial contract was entered into, between the two, ac cording to the Code Napoleon, which was in forco at Aix-la-Chapelle, by which, in case ot tbe death of the hus band, before the wife, she became en titled to one-eighth iu fee simple of hi* entire estate, and oue-fourth of the es tate during her life-time, besides hav ing a community of interest iu all ac quisitions to the common fund after marriage, which community of inter est would entitle her to one half. The two lived happily together for sometime, or apparently so. Tho life of the wife, however, was soon render ed wretched, by tbe discovery that an other had (upplanted her in her hus band's affection*. This, however, was not exactly the case it was she, in reality, who had taken the place which nature had assigned lo another.— Schurmau had in his employ a number of factory girls, one of whom, Cathe rine Bengel, was possessed of more than ordinary beauty. The impressi ble young bachlor was smitten with her beauty, but the inexorable laws of society, governing the little Kheinisb Province, in which he lived, held over him a terror ot proscription which pre vented him from doin^ that which hit. heart prompted. He loved Cathcriue Benjrels, and liis love was returned but be married Amelia E. Goll. who brought to him a proud namo aud an extensive dower. But, for the crime which ischurtnan had committed djcahut hie fefture, he was amply pun ished. Hi* married lite wa~ miliary, while his love tor tbe iOwly Cathe rine Ben gels became even more in tense, now that it was impossible for them to bo legally united. They mot clandestinely, and the intercourse com ing to tho knowledge of the unhappy wife, she became distressed beyond measure, upbraided her htihband with his_perfidy, and threatened divorce.— This rendered the husband desperate, aud, openly avowing his attachment, took Catherine BengeU into his domi cile. Becoming discontented with this ooudition of things, s»churm:in decided upon cmigratiug to America, and came to this country. He returned in 1849, and gathering together what jirojiertv he could, departed in 1850 for the Uni ted States, in Company with Catherine Bengel*. Before his departure, his wife instituted suit for divorce. On the ar rival of Sehurman be proceeded to Louisville, where he took up his resi dence, and sued for a divorce from his wife Amelia, which was granted, wheu he immediately married the woman who had eloped with him Gustavus Schurmau purchased real estate in Iudiauapolis and Louisville, and by his tact aud business manage ment increased his ^alth to over a million of dollars. At the time of his death ho had seven children, two by his first wife and five by his second wife. In making his will hu left his Prussian property to his two German heirs, and his Ameircau his American heirs. property to The first wife, Amelia, learning of the death of her husband, obtained pos session by legal process of the Prussian estate, and sued for her share, as per marriage contract, of the decedent's es tate in America. Her son, Gustavus F. Schurman represented her with power of attorney, and the ablest lawyers in the city were employed to prosecute the case. Thepleadiu^s were voluninious, and as a vast amount of property was involved, great interest was manifested in the result. It appeared, however, that as the case progressed, the plaintiff weakened somewhat in enforcing her claim*. Being in a foreign country, and copies of proceedings ia foreign courts, being frequently rendered uc cessary as testimony in" the American courts, she became wearied, and finally agreed to a compromise by accepting, iu lieu of all claims, the sum of one hundred thousand dollars. AtmXAS'l nmtMMI. Mrt*s Pwalcn for Iwk'kulfM Ml Miss Knight of Boston has invented a machine for making paper bngs and is having a number of them manufac tured at Chicopee, under her own su pervision. The workmen employed. werc_at first skeptical as to fier "me chanics! ability, but she has cured them of this by going daily and work ing among them, detecting mistake*, and improving plans with a keeucr e^e than any man in the shop, ller invention is said to be an invaluable one, and she will make a handsome fortune out of it. When a friend ven tured to wonder a little at her present vocation, and couldn't explain how a woman could over do anything in ma chinery, she said "It is only follow ing our natnre. As a child I never cared for anything fjiat girls usually do dolls never possessed anyebartns tor nii\ I couldn't see any sense in coddling bits of porcelain with sense less faces the only things that 1 ant ed was a jaek-kntie, a gimlet and piec es of wood. My friends were horri fied Rnd I wa* called a Tomboy, but that made very little imprcssiou on me, I sighed sometimes because I was not like other girls, but wisely couchided that I couldn't help it. anil sought further consolation from my tools. 1 was always making things for my brothers did they want any thing in the line of playthings they al ways said: 'Mattle will make them for us.' I was famous Jtor my kites, and my sleds were the envv and admi ration of all the boys in town. I am not surprised at what I have done. I ani only sorry 1 couldn't have had as good a chance as a boy. and been put to my trade regularly." And yet she knows as much about m:i:!i!iieiy as though she h«d made it a study all her life. It is a geuuine gift, and she can no more help making ma chinery than AnnaIukin»on can help making speeches. A Cuban letter states that there are 18,l'Aliusurgent* under arms, but there is now scarcity of clothing and medi ciues. Iowa Condensed. S, Patterson, a TamftCity hardware merchant, has failed. The daily edition of |^e Red Oak AV/vew has been suspended. The horse, disease is reported to have appeared in Johnson connty. Over $,000 in fines baw bcflb col lected in Polk countv since Jaiiuaf-vl, 1872. You can roast vouf' shins before a corn fire at theOgden house, in Coun cil Bluffs. Rev. Jacob G. Dimtnltl. one of the oldest Methodist Ministers in Iowa, died at Des Moinos on Wednesday. Burlington has a raving female luna tic, whose peculiar monomania is the. "redemption of this wicked wovld.*' Wm. McConkey has been fined $175 for burning a barn belonging to A. H. Cummings in Warren county, last year. Edgar Taylor, of Lee county, htfa become insane on the subject of spirit ualism, and ha* been scntto the asylum at Mt. Pleasant. Anna Layman, who drowned bar infant child in Boone River, near Webster City, last Fall, has been tried and convicted of man-slabghter. The Dubuque water company on Friday last filled their new reservoir, whicb hag a capacity of 2,o00,UU0 gal lons, and cost upwards ot $£.0IJ0. Judge Jesse Uickmau* of Newton, Iowa, fell from a railroad car, white going from Newton to Couch's Coal Bank, yesterday, and was iuetantly killed. La«t Monday night, in a fouely part of Burlington, Mr. C. C. Carey was suddenly pounced upon by robbers, who relieved him of his watch and $75 in money. The Fort Madison aud Northwest ern Construction company of Fort Madison, on Friday filed Articles of incorporation with the Secretarv of State. Capital $250,000. The Des Moines Republican says that a "hennery," is soon to be started on a large scale near Adel, by a gen tleman lately from Missouri. He will start with 2,000 hens. A severe storms swept angrily Over Sioux City last Tuesday night, blew down 11,000 worth of" the now gas works, leveled one wall of the S. C. & St P. fj. H. machine shops aud played other unprofitable tricks with movable property. A Waynesburg. Pa., correspondent of the Des Moines lieutsler asks Where in your Mate would be the best location tor a small banking house or broker's offlee, trith a capital say tiff Ifc^WOr' Here's a chancc for some Iowa town. Two boy* named Hagleyand Pierce, and aged about sixteen years, have been arrested, charged with robbing the post office at Mechaniesville, Har din connty, of letters. The prisoners are sons of wealthy parents. They will bo tried before the United State's Cir cuit court, which convenes at Dubuque next week. The Sioux City Journal, «ays:— "some of our frontier servants of the Lord, require a deal of grace. He v. Bennett Mitchell. Presiding Elder of the M. K. Church, residing iu this city, aflords u case iu point Recently he traveled two hundred miles on a mule held two .juarteriy meetings slept in a corn-crib: preached five times, and received for liis services the enormous sum of $H. The Delhi Monitor tells how the farmers of Delaware work to get a cheese factory, lows: "A meeting of tlie farmers of Hazel Green township was held on Friday, Oct. 18th, to consider the utility of starting and keeping iu operation, a cheese factory. A tier a free express ion of views, it was unanimously con cluded to build a cheese factory to cost from $-,000 to $2,5iJ0, the capacity of which w'll be to use the milk of three or four hundred cows. Stock was sub scribed by 11. L. and O. K. Taylor to the amount ot $200 each S. Thompson $100, and many others $50 apiece. Mr. O. E. Taylor was appoiuted to make a tour of iimpection and find out the cost of machinery, &c."' Here is a good example for our Wapello countv farm ev* tttt^Uow. A MTU ACCI u'4#,* 4' as fol- a 'Wan Itun «»»r by a Lor«nili*e mi Instantly Hilled—A Horrible SM|k(, About four o'clock yesterday after noon Peter Laux, a German boy. six teen or eighteen years of age. was run over by a locomotive on the northern most track of the B. & about half way between Main and Third streets. The young man had been in this coun try only two or three months, aud was at work in the blacksmith's shop of J. G. Fink on Third street. He had been with his employer to do some work at Mr. Thul's, on the corner of Main and and Market streets. Mr. Fink return ed to the shop by the way of Valley street, and Mr. Laux took" the nearer way along the railroad track. When he reached the point above named he was run over by engine Mo. Tbos. Kagen, engineer, who had been down to the w iter tank and was backing u| towards the engine hou»e. Mr. Kagen and aiso the acting 11 reman, testified at the imjuest held by Coroner Haw. that that neither of them saw the young man on the track an i did not know that he Imd been killed until somtiuie afterward. And singularly enough, although tin' accident occurred near the busie-t part of town, with several men at work on the new building scarcely fifty feet from the spot, no body, so far iin could bo ascertained saw the accident at the time of itf oc currence. The engineer and tireiuau both testified that the bell was mug as usual. The fender wa* heaped with coal and they could not see over it. The body of the young man was terribly mutilated. His head was lit erally crushed to pieces, the wheels having parsed sijiiarely overit. leaving enough of the ontliues ol the face, however, so that it could be recogniz ed. The body was also torn to pieces, having been, apparently, crushed and mangled underthe ash-box. The right hand was eut oil and one log broken. The sight was a ghastly one. indeed, and few could look upon it without shuddering. It would seem, from ihe appearance of the remains, that Mr. Laux was walking on the track, and that when he fell his head lay ou the mil. and thut ho was kilted instantlv without a word or groan. The de ceased had a brother and sister here, the former Winy at work for Mr. Pat terson. south of town. The accident should remind people of the danger there always is in walk ing on a railroad tra:k. Aud it should also remind engineers, watchmen' switchmen and others who have to do with runuing locomotives and trains that they cannot exercise too mucb care.—liurliwit u: iinwh- Vye, iQth. Gov. Brown has appointed tbe 'SStb lust, as Thanksgiving Day. NUMBER 33. News and Other Items. Velvet is tbe standard trimming for this season. Peru will use her guano to pay her national debt The Boston fire-irk* £esH London, Cond. Oats in Central!*, KiauM, Arer worth llcents per bushel. j. Jeff. Davis got one vote for Presi dent in Danpbin county. Pa. A St. Lonis girl, after baking all hflr Wedding cake, committed suicide. Twenty banished communists are A their wav from Versailles to Xcvr York. There are almost two hundred anfl fifty cadet* at West Point at the proa-: cut time. White satin i* no longer worn for, bridal-dresses, white corded silk bay ing takeu its place. Singularly enough, a young mini of Covington, Kv„ who tomahawked Ms dither and motHer recently, has beetr adjudged not ipganc. A poor fellow in New1 York, was lately sentenced to two years' impri soumont, just for kicking aud beating his mother so that she died. The Now York lime* thinks the election has removed many obstacles to, and created many indnccments for, the thorough tranquility.nmd steady progress of the Soulb. The ChlcaorO post oflk-e employs 175 clerks and lli ietter-carricr* and rartkti uoxt to New York, in amount of gen eral business transaction, and first as a distributing office. We onec beard a woman of tbe world say, "The state of widowhood is iucon venient, for o^e must assume all the modest y of a young girl, with out being able to feign her ignorance.H The Toledo Made puts it this way: Manlon Marble, editor of the World, who has been sick during Greeley's candidacy, now that tbe cause of bis sickness Is removed, Is In the chair editorial again. The Boifon Ghtbe, say« "Tlie clerks thrown ont of employment take a cheerful view of tlie situation. One was hoard yesterday saying, 'Ob, there will be plenty of work this winter, scraping bricks."' Capt. Henry W. Wilson, engineer of Gen. Burrill's staff, has prepared a plan and made an estimate of liie Bos ton burned district. The area covers 2 .ISO,0IH» square feet, equal to a little more than oil acres. A young man who went West from Danbury, a few months ago, has sent only one letter home. Iteamc Friday. It said -'Send me a wig." Ab«1 his foud parents don't know whether he i* scalped or married. A voter at Mount Washington, Ham ilton County, Ohio, voted tbe Demo cratic ticket, but carefully scratched off the names of the electors, as well as the names of Greeley and Brown, and left only the words, Democratic Ticket." A novelty in gentlemen's dress-shirts is about to be iutrodued. The bosom of the shirt is to have a few bars of music printed upon it, in some cases with words. Gentlemen wearing these will stand behind pianos to be sung and played from. A young gentleman who hud been amusing himself by making small wa gers of gloves, flowers and the like on the result of the election, found that a check for five huudred was necessary to balaiive his book. He isn't going to bet anything but money hereafter.— He says, then he knows where he stands. Mr. J. W. Dickson, the principal of the Westlield, Mass.. normal school, beeame, during his travels in Germany, so thoroughly convinced of the utility of the kindergarten system, he has just introdnced it Into the s»-Ithat moI under his charge, ami it is also proposed lo establish il a as mode of education iu some of the Westtield schools. The Oxford /Yew dcserilies a Kan sas wedding: "When the ceremony that made them one was performed, the happy couple retired tothcircamp, partook of a supiter of slap-jacks and coffee, after which the wagon lied was iinnrovised into a bridal chamber, and—all went merry as a marriage bell. A gentleman in Hartford ha« de signed giviug the Women's t'hristian Association $."00 for their Church st. institution, (the Woman's Hotne.i. but the action of tho managers iu lefusing lo admit a white-colored girl has led him to look elsewhere for some object worlhy of tlie money, a- he laid it aside to donate, and he has now giveu it to the Wiudsor Avenue Congregational Church. A Wisconsin man has pasted up tbe following notice •Having by a long course of dissipation anil debauchery so weakened my will as to be utterly powerless to resist the appetite tor al coholic liquors, and not being particu larly anxious to 'die aud be d-—d as yet, I hereby Kolumnly swear thai I will prosecute to the (rliititt Thole of the law, any saloon-keeper, druggist, or other person who shall give or sell me any spirituous or malt liqnora of anv kind whatever." At the last Sabbath service which we had the ptivelcge of attending it* listeners, says the LoiigreyittioiwHst. the fine quartette choir sang an im pressive opening piece. It was this Solo—"Myall thar, favor I'm m'niah aw blaw &w aw iniah iniquiyah." Cho rus—Caw me uaw ways," etc. We mention the fact, as some other church quartette may wish to purchase tho music and |ierform the same. The ef fect ou the worshiper is peculiar. The Titusville Pre*.* says: By pri vate advices from t. Louis, we learn that a prodigal sou thought he would quit eating husk aud corn-stalk free lunches aud go home to his father's man-ion !u that city but iustcud of having yeai for diuner. aud making the young man's brother lake a back seat, the old man waited until he could get a tight grip on the young man, and thcu gave him Mich a 'bouncing' he won't' prodigal' again for sonic tiiur. This energetic parent says, he rejoices more over one lioy that runs away aud stays than the whole family who sponge their living off liiui at home." The New York says: Chica go and Boston have tatighl us the.t every man.-ard roof we puf up costs on I an averrage about *1'MKI0,IIKI. It is, therefore, almost too expensive ti lux ury for the wealthier city to indulge in freely, but the misfortune is that, like the victim of the opium dru^. we can uo longer do without it. We have become, so to speak, intoxicated on mansard roof, beyond hope of redemp- i tion it exerts over our architects the same awful fascination that the basil isk was fabled to possess. \V« know it is ruin, sooner or later, to any city that yields to its tvrannv. vet we go ou helplessly adding every day to our chances of destruction. It is a shirt of Nemesis that M. Mansard has left ui, one which, kuowiug Stsdeadly charac ter, we are (till powerless lo reject."' ••-HIW RMMMIW TIPS! FOR ALU KINDS OK BOOK AND JOB PRINTINB, PJJAIS OR kancv, Call at the Courier Job Rooms. Books, Pamphlets, letter Hru,!*, mil Haul*, Carda, Itokimubc*, I'uatm, In »hort Inrj kind of Job Work dene in tho Booties. Prices to Suit the Times. WEHAVK k COlirLETE ADSOUTMNFT OF THE 1.ATEST STYLES UK TYP*. *»-Orders by m*i! promptly thf TMiHin'MlnhiH Kmptlr'T, MEADE. BV tiVOmiK H. DuKtU, UtoM blM -hits wort u (IM*: Wfattnfcim I* friend or Mfemk ot m*.nm. or ol sun, Hand of man, few Af wqph Lai him low. iar him low, In the ^Miat caroy h? He l4y IHm low. •armor knwr r* Aft ami he fought lu* AflfeU* Ptovefl his tmtli ht* «?ndMT0r I/Ot Mm f!**p in ntjrWu forever nn-l r«vrt «*r, 's Lav rim »owt lay ftliu Itrafc, Iu tiir inv*r oi the jno*' Wlia care* ho 1h LiT tmii l»u\ fold hioi Iu lite djLUiryli nun. Ron tHe ftroTO nn«l fir*' the roue? What to luiu ati tmr w*r#t Wimt, but i!efit t^iarv Muff folly Li»r bint loffvtHY him low, lit (tor vjovcr or vbo snoit ile--«naot Layfiimlow. 114 7.w*r« mm Kur« watuhtatr Taut tiiiu to tiw Utmd ttwt bmw*bus Vnrtu! !t.we i/iir »y tiott iU'ur' htm tv save him Lny litiu low, lay Tllui low, lathe clover-.'l «it auo«rt, wUat b** Ho :iu# wV: i Uiy taiut Religious Notes. The Heifiil of l.ifc. (AdrtnlU^) fhida evidence in :*n-i}uir? ihat the cpizootic '-ii but auothi-r oiui-u o( the coining ila\. and another effort of (iod to call attention to ll."' A bill is to be introdui-rd inlo Par liament at th next Neaaion. providing that no clergyman of the Church of England shall lie -nlijwl to any penal ty for noMiying the Atb:m^i:in Creed on tho days- specified by t_t- Knbric. The Austrian DUhop «r l.'ivbach ban gone back to lay lilt-, hit', ing re signed l^cansc hf .-onId not believe in Pnpal 'inftdlibilitv. The Popf* in re uiru. intimated that iu tin- Bishop's caw?, resignation was a very acceptable thing, though not among the virtue* known a« cardinal. They are trying to organize a Meth od i at fepUoopal i-hurch in Philadelphia iu which more than UMiat-emphasis is to be placed upon the second halt' of the denominational name. Mr. Wes ley prepared an abridgment of the English Prayer-ftoofe. and the Xi-«e of this is roiiteniplated. Said a pastor at a rcceut Sabbath School institute in Vermont -'The Sftbboth school teachers of America »re among the mighty forces of our laud. I have irreat respect for a thing of power. I sometime* feel like tak ing off my hat to a locomotive, because of what it has power to accomplish. Much more am inclined to bear my howl in reflect licfore ihe teacher* of conscience iu the .Sunday school* of thiu cotinlrv. Reflections. Honesty—An excellent joke. Money—The god of the nineteenth century. Wealth—Tlie most roapectablc qual ity of men. Water drink. -A elear fluid ouce Enquire—Everybody, yet nobody equal to colonel. Tongue—A little horse that eott- tinually running away. Modesty—A beautiful (lower that flourishes in secret placet. Jury—Twelve prisoner* in a box to trv one or more at Ihe bar. Editor—A poor w retch who onptiw brain to till liie stomach. hi Doctor—A man who kilt* you to day to wive you from dying to-mor row. My Dear—An expre»wion used by a inau and wife at tbe beginning ot a iuarrel. stale Evidence—A wroch who If pardoned for being ba#er than bin com rade*. IWu'gain—A ludicrous transaction Iu w Inch each party thinks be clieated the other. Lawyer-** learned gentleman who rescue* your estate from yonr ennmiea and kee|« it hiiunelf. The Grave—An ugly hole in tho ground which lover* and poet* wish they were in, but take uucooinum «*n to keep out Of. KaglMi I'M*. The eat *how at the Crystal I'alace* in London, im generallv «poken of in the newspapers of that city. Each cat is inclosed in a neat w ire-work cage, with a plenty of room for the bijigeet of tlioin. In each cage a cushion for the inmate to rejKse upon. They aro well .npplk'd with both meat, aiul milk. Tbe number exhibited, including kit ten*, is nearly toil'' hundred. They are divided into four great cl i—e*. with prize* ranging frim two guineas lo live ehiJIiDK*. including- horl haired, long haired, and oatfc befouling e*cluivelv to working-men. These aj-c ngtiiii di vided Into forty-eight clacws. begiit ing wilh ihe »hort haired tortoise idicfl he-cat aud going through all the varie ties of brown tabbies, blue or •diver tahbie*. black and white, pure white and unu«ual color*. Anions the inter esting aniniaU iu Ihe show, is an ocelot or youug tiger-cat. There is n tortoise shell he-cat. valued by his owner at i'50. A tortoise-shell lie-cat. short haired, is *oniPthing entirely new— caU of that mark being almost invaria bly shes." No. O.'i i« valued by liis owners, two maiden ladies, at JC.Vilt).— To crown all. there i« a cat weighing twenty-two pouudti without his collar. Alfred Tennysou has performed a feat by which he will secure tbe admir ation and gratitude of a considerable section of the fair sex. In describing a nose h«- i- actually brought 'ho up turned snub within the range of poeti cal expression. Hitherto this nn-alor gan lias not been more delicately de scribed than cele-ftialh inclined.'* but now the laureate, iu the last pnbliahod of hi* -'Idyls of the King," denote* U thu.: Ti|MllU*l U*c til* l*t*J of Www "Tiii-tiitcd" will henceforth n,ke a prominent place in our language, and will conn* aptly u the aid of tho** who wish to describe a certain ua**l formation without offeu»c to the wear er. The latest novelties iu suicide omes from Cleveland, Ohio, where an indi vidual who had drawn a blank in a lottery, went to his death atter the most elaborate and ttii'ijut prepara tion* He Hrst procured a loaded re volver. and eonnert«*d it with clock work, mi lhat it would be polled of al a certain time. Me then got into bed, and. allet placing the pistol behind hi* eur, took a dose of chloroform. Un der tlie influence of the narcotic Jie then went to fcleep. At the given time tbe clock work tonched the trigger, discharging the pistol aud hunching the lumberer into eternity. Thi# de vice ia an accession to the* plain *cH yootings of ordinary suicide, and OB its mechanical merit* seem* neattf* if not quicker than the guillotine.