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The Cincinnati Weekly Star (Newspaper) - June 6, 1872, Cincinnati, OhioOf. Cincinnati thursday june 6,1872 no. 13 the daily evening Star Republican convention. Philadelphia june 4. The drizzling rain falling to Day inter res somewhat with the proposed Pades of delegations with bands and is its from the depot to Headquarters Ost of the delegations have arrived Ough some from the Remote South will. Get be Here until this evening. The principal topic of discussion is the there is a Prospect of Colfax and ice presidency Lively contest Between enry Wilson with a Chance that Gen ral Hawley May finally be selected. It is whispered this morning that Penn Sylvania will possibly unite on Simon Ameron for vice president the argue Lent being that he ought to have a comply a Eshtary vote and then if Opportunity tiers his claims will be pressed for nomination. This is not considered Orini Dable however. The friends of senator Wilson Are circulating pamphlets rehearsing his services in educating the Dolored children establishing schools in he South and As a Friend of the working Ohio will vote at first solid for the Pennsylvania delegation met at 10 of clock this morning and reconsidered the vote of yesterday in regard to the Choice of a candidate for the vice presidency. After one ballot finding Wilson had gained strength the delegation was made us Nimbus for Wilson. This it is admitted decides the contest in favor of Wilson. Wilson a friends Are jubilant. The friends of Colfax looked upon the chances of their Choice As hopeless. It is thought Wilson will be nominated on the second ballot. Delegates commenced to crowd toward the Academy of music Early this Forenoon and the streets in its Vicinity were filled with a dense crowd viewing the Beautiful appearance of the exterior of the building covered with hundreds of flags and banners which were also Strung across the Street making the most Brilliant display of Bunting Ever witnessed Here. At 11 of clock the Large building commenced to fill up and the Interior presented the most gorgeous display of foreign news. New York june 5. Victoria Woodhull has published her letter of acceptance of the nomination for the presidency by the woman a rights convention. It is a very Long document full of rambling statements and stigmatizing the Cincinnati platform and All other conventions. The election for colonel of the ninth London june 3.�?a dispatch from Trieste announces the death in that City of Charles lever the Irish novelist aged sixth three., Eugenie will leave England shortly on a visit to Spain. The Irish National band numbering forty musicians sails for the Boston Jubilee this week. In the House of commons to Day or. Regiment in place of the late James Fisk definite Sta Tern end two to h re gird jr., was held last evening when the Fol to the negotiations with the United lowing officers were unanimously elect states As he had promised the House. R Braine Colo the postponement of the Day of adj uni a in aim to o i the american senat e rendered a de Lieut. Col. Clias. Nel major j. It. Hitchcock Lieut. Col. Capt. Kittle major. The delegation of Sioux indians who have been in Washington on a peace Mission arrived in this City last evening and Are at the grand Central hotel. Portraits of occupy the afterwards claimed for Nen. Dennison and Colfax. The platform will be Brief and a Oneise. Hon. Morton Mcmichael of Philadelphia has been elected temporary presi Lent. Among those named for Perraza sent president Are Hon. S. Lane of ind. Judge Settle of North Carolina Gerritt Smith sex senator John b. Henderson and governor Oglesby. About ten this morning the Lincoln club of Allegheny City several Hundred Strong were met at the depot by the Central Hartlauf club and escorted amid rain Down Chestnut Street to the a a Cradle of Liberty a with bands and banners. Both clubs presented a splendid appearance wearing w Hite hats and Black Coats and pants. The Hartruft club moved under a Forest of umbrellas but Many of the escorted delegation were unprotected from the falling rain which did not seem to Dampen their courage. Women suffrage champions Are on hand to secure the incorporation of a Plank in the platform recognizing their doctrine. Among the agitators Are Susan b. Anthony mrs. Laura Desorey Jourdan of California mrs. A. J. Do May of Oregon mrs. Matilda f. Merritt of new York. The National executive committee just had a session and decided on John m. Newlin of n. Y., Hiram Potter jr., of fla., and John r. Hubbard of w.va., for temporary secretaries. The Mississippi delegation have come out Strong for Henry Wilson for vice president and it is believed that his nomination would neutralize Greeley a chances in the Southern states. Philadelphia june 5. Convention Day opens with a drizzling rain and disagreeable air but the streets Are crowded and the attendance which increased during the night is probably the largest Ever seen at a National convention. An attempt to create a sensation by the intimation that a letter will be read from president Grant making a startling announcement has failed As nobody for a moment imagines that Grant thinks of gorgeous Flowers banners wreaths Grant amp a. The delegates Parquette with a portion of the alternates. The Balcony is filled with alternates and invited guests. The boxes Are occupied by the National executive committee and distinguished guests. The stage is occupied by reporters and officers of the meeting. The balconies and galleries were filled Long before the delegates were in their seats. Bands were continually playing National airs both outside and inside the building. The Illinois delegation before coming to the Academy changed their vote on the vice president making it Wilson 25, Colfax 16. Full explanation impossible. As for the supplemental article to the treaty of Washington he would assure members that it did not leave the subject of indirect claims present or future open for misunderstanding hereafter and in this View , american minister Tucy remain several Days and will it is said hold a Public meeting some time be was made that England should fore their departure for the West. Draft an additional article whereby she the heralds special from Matamoras says Gen. Coretta has arrived at Mier Mexico with a Small remnant of his army which was completely destroyed by the revolutionists under Trevino. The Telegraph line Between Matamoras and Mier was Cut yesterday by the revolutionary forces. The greatest excitement prevails among the inhabitants and government troops in the City. The National guard is being reorganized and the work on the fortifications has commenced and ferry restrictions Between Matamoras and Brownsville has been established. The Juarez authorities Are seizing All private arms they can find and endeavouring to Purchase others. Three Hundred pieces of arms Are to he sent to general Cevallos to Day under an was to make certain agreements for the future and the United states was to undertake not to pass indirect this suggestion was accepted and acted on. The difficulty which has since Arisen did not touch the main Point. Disraeli called attention to the fact that the Premier had omitted to state whether arbitration was to proceed on the 15th inst. Gladstone replied that this Date had been kept carefully in View in the negotiations. Ii Orsman put the following question a has the government any reason to suppose that the United states government is inclined to withdraw from Secretary fishes position that concessions from England must precede any settlement a g la Stone replied the understanding is that the United states make no claim touching indirect damages at Geneva. These words her majesty a government believes Bear but one meaning and in that or. Schenck agrees with us. Osborne considered that the explant London june 4.�?the weather to Day throughout England is wet and unfavourable for the growing crops. Dublin june 4.�?the Duke of Edinburgh arrived Here to Day and was enthusiastically received. Madrid june 4.�?marshal Serrano Lias taken the oath of office As president of the Council and minister of War in the new ministry the position temporarily occupied by Admiral Topete. The course of marshal Serrano toward the insurgents in the Basque provinces has been approved by Congress. The lower Branch of the Cortes yesterday by a vote of 140 against 22, passed resolutions declaring valid the amnesty Grant Edby Serrano to Ca lists who voluntarily surrendered. Versailles june 4.�?in the Assembly this afternoon Jules Favre made a powerful speech against the tax on Row materials. Lie pronounced it fatal to French Trade and manufacture unproductive As a source of Revenue and objectionable in a diplomatic sense because it will alienate foreign Powers. Paris june 4.�?jean Baptiste Phila Dent Zillaut marshal of France died today aged 82 years. New York june 4.�?the London Telegraph of the 24th of May has the following a a private letter gives interesting particulars of the earthquake which occurred i i Antioch Oil the 30th of april. Two thirds of the houses in the town have been utterly ruined including the most ancient and durable Public buildings and remaining houses so really damaged that there is no Possi Mility of occupying them. The inhabitants who Are in great misery Are Livin in tents outside the town and Are in deep declining to be a candidate As some nor Lias he expressed w wildly suggested any opinion in regard to the vice presi Washington june 1. Senators Buckingham Ilowe Pratt and Stewart yesterday made a report from the committee on retrenchments in a Ficili they examined at length the affairs of the new York custom House. They exonerate president Grant from any Agency in procuring the general orders. They say that or. Leet got a letter from the president recommending him As a Good business Man but that the president was in no w ise responsible for or. Leet a securing the general order business. The firm of Leet amp stocking showed a great business capacity and honesty and that out of several million dollars Worth of goods passed through their establishment no loss Ever occurred. They also take the ground that the steamship companies should have nothing to do with the general order business. They also say that the Compromise of suits which was made resulted in advantage rather than detriment to the Revenue. They condemn the passing of passengers baggage and the compensation Given by merchants to inspectors for passing goods and say that the Secretary of the Treasury has issued an order prohibiting the same. They exonerate messes. Babcock and Porter saying that nothing whatever was shown in the testimony to prove that either of these gentlemen were in any manner connected with the general order business. Prominent members of the House say that that body will not consent to an Extension of the session under any circumstances. In the Cabinet session yesterday no important business was transacted. The treaty business remains in the same condition As mentioned in these Brooklyn june 5. The methodist general conference met yesterday and after the transaction of some routine business and passage of resolutions of thanks to those whose Hospital ties the members have enjoyed since their stay in the City the conference adjourned sine die. Indiana items escort of a portion of the National guard j tons amounted to nothing. The House and country were not satisfied. He hoped a distinct declaration would be extorted from the government that unless the indirect claims were Lully fairly and immediately withdrawn great Britain would refuse to proceed with arbitration. Cheers. J Bouverie said he heard the statement of the Premier with alarm. He hoped the government would not accept Schencks verbal Assurance. Viscount Bury gave notice that he should move an address to the Queen similar to that of Earl Russell in the House of lords for the withdrawal of great Britain from arbitration unless the indirect claims Are abandoned by the United states. Or. We Dhani inquired w Hether care had been taken that indirect claims should not be raised. Or. Otway said they had been warned of the danger of la rest engagements with the unit etl states and he wanted to know whether any new engagements had been made or accepted by the government. G. B. Gregory begged to know if the government had the Assurance of the american minister Schenck in writing. To the latter question Gladstone answered no. He added that the honorable members seemed to think that some gov. Baker to Day appointed g. Block director of the Southern prison. Clayton Brown one the oldest citizens of Richmond was buried yesterday. The Sabbath schools of seven mile Ohio had a Pic Nic in Glenwood Park Richmond yesterday. The weather was propitious and the party had a merry time. Crop reports from several counties in Northern Indiana indicate that the average yield of cereals fruits and vegetables will be realized. In some sections Cut a Quot rms and potato bugs Are committing ravages. A m Deuce As others say. A dispatch from the presidents private Secretary this morning says the president has written no letter whatever to the convention. Several delegations Are holding final sessions this morning and Are discussing the vice presidency contest which grows hotter every moment. The friends of Henry Wilson Are encouraged. They figure up the present status of delegates thus far Colfax 286 Wilson 347 scattering 87. There will be 732 votes in the convention exclusive of the territorial or including them 752 necessary to a Choice either 367 or 477, according As the territories Are allowed to vote. Kentucky on the first ballot will cast Twenty four for j. M. Harlan Tennessee Twenty four for Horace Maynard Virginia Twenty two for John f. Maynard. Governor Dennison Lias declined to be a candidate unless Ohio is United for him and thinks his prospects Good. He says he wants no merely complimentary vote. A movement was made yesterday in favor of the son of Simon Cameron for vice president but amounts to Little. Special dispatch to the evening Star dispatches on sunday Naglit. Chicago june 5. The switchman on nearly on All the railroads having been denied an Advance from $60 and $65 per month to $65 and $70, have ceased work. The Chicago Burlington amp Quincy Railroad has lost sixty men the Pittsburgh fort Wayne Chicago amp Northwestern Michigan Central and Chicago amp St. Louis railroads about ten men each. These individuals not Content with loafing themselves Are endeavouring to intimidate those who have taken their places. The Aid of the police has been called in several times to quell the disturbances Between the strikers and non strikers and on or two officers dressed in citizens clothes Are kept in the different depots night and Day. Yesterday morning War was made upon the men employed by the Pittsburgh fort Wayne Road but the clerks and others employed about the freight houses collected together and drove the assailants off. The Railroad companies Are confident that if they Are afforded adequate Protection by the authorities their new men will thoroughly understand the business of switching in the Rev. Rev. J. W. Sullivan chaplain of the Southern prison and Chas. T. Coffin and wife of Richmond Are the delegates from Indiana to the International prison Reform Congress which meets in London this month. The vexed question As to the removal of the county seat from Centerville to Richmond is at last settled beyond a doubt. Richmond has secured about a thousand More names to her petitions than the Law requires to secure the removal. The petitions were yesterday Laid before the county commissioners by whom action will at once be taken toward removing the county buildings. The site for the new court House Lias been secured in the West part of Richmond City occupying an entire Square. John Mclean was murdered at Decatur ind., yesterday morning about one of clock by a Man named Zun Imerman for alleged criminal intimacy with the wife of the murderer. The shooting occurred near Zummer Many a House and it is presumed that evidence of guilt was discovered by him. Three shots were fired. The first Ball passed through Mclean a head and was sufficient to kill him. Two other balls passed through his body and he died instantly. Ruin Merman gave himself up and was committed for trial. Mclean was a Leadin citizen engaged in the dry goods an clothing business about forty years old and a Bachelor. Cambridge City ind., june 4.�?the races Here Are a grand Success in every particular. To Day the first Day there w As a Large attendance though not As Large As w As expected owing to the bad weather on yesterday. The Trot for horses that never beat three minutes was hotly contested. There were ten entries arid seven started. After five heats the race was won b Schalger. Time 2 39. Milo Caldwell too the second John the third and Sterling the fourth Premium. To Morrow the great pacing race free for All. Hoosier Tom Dan Vorhees Hun Zidori Dan Brown and Charley evens contest for the purse. Price had been paid the United states for the withdrawing of the indirect claims. This impression was erroneous. He explained at some length the word a a consideration a which he admitted was used in the supplemental article but the consideration was a covenant Between the two nations for the future and w As reciprocal. He declined to discuss the question of pressing the w withdrawal of the indirect claims while negotiations were still in Progress to obviate the necessity. In the House of lord Granville also made a statement with regard to the condition of negotiations with Washington. Communications he said continued to be exchanged but without result and it was impossible to predict what the result would be. The lawyers of the Crown had concluded that there was no difference of opinion Between the two nations touching the withdrawal of the indirect grief on account of the loss of relatives and property the sacrifice of life hns been very great 1,500 Mahometano and 250 christians and jews being reported missing. Close to Antioch is the Isle of Uadia in which All houses numbering about one thousand Are ruined. In Eloshia and Elj Adida scarcely a building is left standing. Eljaba and Gallack Are also entirely ruined. Three Hundred persons perished in the latter place. When the earthquake took place mount Bitnias was split into two pieces and a torrent of Black water burst Forth tainting the atmosphere with a Strong offensive odor. Shepherds near the coast state that the sea Rose about one Hundred feet higher than usual. Eight Days after the earthquake occurred a greek priest went into a Large Church in Antioch to seek for plate and while among the ruins which had accumulated to the extent of about seven or eight feet he heard a feeble voice imploring assistance. Oil proceeding to the spot he found a Young lady eighteen years of age deeply imbedded in the debris. She told him that she and a Young brother had been buried alive. The priest procured assistance and the sufferers were extricated but the Young lady has since died and the Brot Iier Contin yes in a dangerous state. New York june 4.�?a correspondent of the London times writing from Zanzibar in relation to the Hurricane that Oeurn d there on the 15th of april says the reefs surrounding the Harbor Are studded w Ith wrecks. The Sultan had lost All of his vessels with the exception of one Small Steamer. Reports from the Interior Lead us to believe that not Only have most of the Coconut Trees been uprooted but that All the cassava Sweet potatoes Indian Corn Rice and other More unimportant crops forming the property of perhaps 806,000 people and on which they depend for Mere subsistence has been utterly destroyed. The effects of the Hurricane Over the Island generally were similar to what occurred in my own House. I have no hesitation in saying that utter ruin prevails and that famine with All its attendant horrors and dangers is imminent. If the Cyclone has liberated 800,000 slaves something ought to he done for their maintenance for unless their masters expend to Weir All in providing for them death from disease and starvation must ensue. In Zanzibar there Are at present no Means for meeting such a calamity. No such disaster As this has Ever befallen bitten by a Rattlesnake a race Lor life twelve a Tilles an Hoar for whisky. On Friday last or. 8. T. Champlin of Ottaw Toinie township living on Long Creek was bitten by a Rattlesnake on the right hand. He was handling Corn at the time and As he reached Dow n to the Corn pile the Snake which was coiled up unperceived in the Corn struck him his fangs entering the Finger next to the Little one Between the knuckle and Middle joint. As soon As or. Clamp Lin found he was bitten be mounted a horse and started for town As no whisky or other remedy was at . His hand and Arm began to swell rap Day mid the pain was intense. After Riding a mile he stopped at a neighbors and procured a Glass of alcohol which he reduced with water and drank. This probably saved or. life As he informs us that the torture from the bite bad become so severe that lie could with difficulty sit in the Saddle. He at once pulled for town As fast As possible and at Wolf Creek he found it Bank full but did not hesitate to ride in. The Swift current swept him from his horse but he Clung to his mane w Ith the hand which was not disabled and his horse carried him across though below the Ford where the Banks were very High. He managed to get the horse out with some difficulty and hastened on for town whisky and a doctor on Liis arrival in the City. Or. Douglass took him in charge and administered powerful stimulants using spirits freely and drenching the Arm with iodine. The Arm was swollen very full hut the doctor soon had him out of danger. Or. Cov who was present at the time lie was bitten said Tuat after he started he Wab fearful he would be drowned in Wolf Creek and lie mounted another horse and Rode after him. He did not overtake him and finding that he had got across the Creek safely gave up the Chase. Or. Champlin was bitten at 2 of clock in the afternoon and arrived in Burlington about 3 so he had Ridden nearly twelve Miles in an hour. He stopped at the Bromley House while Here and left for Home saturday afternoon. The Snake was killed and measured three feet and a halt in length having eight rattles. Or. Coy informs us that common soda moistened and bound on a Snake Idle immediately after the wound has been inflicted will invariably cure All such i Kansas Patriot. A Midnight struggle it of a. House. Adolph Burgh residing on the Sec Loor of no. 160 Forsyth Street was the Para pet o 31 r Ond floor awakened about three of clock yesterday morning by a noise in his bed room which opens out of a Piazza in the rear lie saw a Man opening the window and jumping out of bed went for him. The burglar dropped or. Burghs Waistcoat containing his watch and Chain Worth $05, and his pocket Book containing Money and a Check on the Oriental Bank amounting in All to $390. When or. Burgh got out on the Piazza he saw the burglar clambering up the fire escape. A a a a a a a a a a Inri Ien near the top of lie followed him. The House the Ruffian kicked or. Burgh about the head and face Evidue the intention of knocking him urge w i the fire escape at the same time growling a get Down you a or ill kill or. Burgh undaunted by the threats of the Neffian continued his ascent and gaining the roof grappled with the burglar. A desperate struggle followed during which at several moments or. Burgh was half Over the parapet of the House. His strength alone saved him from death and the fight for life which lasted some Little time was Only terminated by or. Burgh suddenly obtaining the Mastery falling on the thief an almost choking him. The other tenants hearing the noise came to or. Burghs assistance and the burglar was arrested by officer Uhl of the tenth new York times. Philadelphia june 5�?2 15 p. M. A Day or two. Judy c Thomas Settle of North Caro a Lina has just been unanimously nominated permanent chairman. Philadelphia june 5. The National Republican convention committee met at the Continental hotel this morning. The business of the session was in reference Only to tickets and arrangements of the convention. The Choice for president of the convention it is generally admitted lies Between cd governor Oglesby of Hli Nois and governor Noyes of Ohio. Bridgeport conn., june 5. Capt. Geo. 31. Colv Leoness a retired Captain of the u. S. Navy residing in Litchfield conn., was fatally shot and stabbed last night by some unknown persons on Clinton Street in this City while on his Way to the new \ Ork boat. He died almost instantly. It is supposed that he had about him a Large amount of Money which was no doubt the object of the murder. The assassins made Good a their escape. The running race free for All also comes off to Morrow five horses to go. This will be the exciting race and much sport will be Lead. Thursday will be one of the Best Days of the season for fun and fast racing. The City is filled with strangers and the weather Tine and every one seems pleased. A a Quot a a -4 a a a a a a singular Dubuque Telegraph says yesterday afternoon the Captain of police arrested four men named 3iecoy, Ellis win. Stewart and Fred. Stewart. The cause of the arrest was that while on their Way to this City on the train they sought to a rope in some unsuspecting individuals by playing around Ellis a Ankles was tied a Quantity of shot. On being questioned Why it was that he carried this deadly material in such a Peculiar place he said that he was a professional runner that he usually ran for a the queer a and that when he came to race he took off the shot and then his feet were so Light that he could run like a chained claims. The Only Point in dispute was As to the engagements for the future. He was aware of the difficulties of the moment and hoped they would be Over coins Earl Russell said the time had come when Plain words were desirable and lie gave notice that he should to Morrow press Bis motion for an address to the Queen for the withdrawal of great Brit in from the arbitration. Lord Cairns denounced the supplemental article As pregnant with danger. Lord Westbury was severe on the government for sheltering themselves under the Crown lawyers. In the course of the evening the Marquis of Hertford inquired whether it was True that the band of the Grenadier guards had been ordered to the United states to attend the Boston Jubilee. Marquis Landsdowne replied that such orders had been issued with the Sanction of the Queen and commander in Chiet. The Duke of Richmond declared that a More irregular proceeding had never been sanctioned. Granville defended the act saying it was proper to show the Good will of the country toward America while the treaty was hanging in the balance. England had Only emulated Russia Austria Prussia and other Powers in similar acts of Courtesy. The Island or was Ever anticipated. The loss of life in town and Harbor Lias been immense. The storm was so terrific and unexpected that Means for safety were not used. The native gho Vvs with their Crews Sank in the Harbor and Many inhabitants perished in the wreck of their houses. The damage done on the 15th will probably amount to four or five millions Sterling. That More than half of the com Livingstone. L r. Charles Berke the famous Abysius Nian traveler in a Vetter to the London times cautions the Public against being too sanguine respecting the truth of the alleged safety of or. Livingstone. There does not appear he says to be any letter or even an Oral message from Livingstone himself or or. Stanley but it is Ling Mcrae of Zanzibar Lias been destroyed for Vears is unquestionable but what the 11 i pending effects on the native Popula to May be one can hardly form an Esti Iii e. Us that false reports of living de Atli were circulated by his own in Orty years in prison a singular character. The Edinburg Scotchman says there died on wednesday afternoon in the Edinburg Royal infirmary the Well known Edinburg character Alexander Merrilees better known by the sobriquet of a a Sally of the eighty two o a a a Gen. Helfenstein bombardment of Stras the twelfth annual convention of the German Brewers association meets in new York to Dav. V Enice june 3. A Friederici Gers tracker the celebrated German traveler and author died yesterday aged 57. Berlin jun0hhhhhhhhhhh who directed tin Bourg is dead. Frankfort june 3.�?a dispatch from Worms states that a collision occurred Between two passenger trains Between Basle and Lavence by which nine were killed and a number injured. Luxembourg june 3.�?an ultimatum has been received Here from Berlin insisting that the grand Ducal government shall come to an immediate decision on the German proposals to work the Luxembourg railway. Berlin june 4.�?general win. T. Sherman colonel . Audenried and Lieut. Frederick d. Grant have arrived in this City. A Bill will soon be presented in the Riec Stag directed against the jesuits. It is understood that it will deprive members of the order of the rights of citizenship. Years of his life this singular person spent More than forty years to prison and for the past half Century Lias been considered a pest by the police authorities having been convicted at the police court about three Hundred and fifty times. Upward of sixty years ago be came to Edinburg from his native town Musselburgh and commenced a career of dissipation which continued until he entered the infirmary about a week ago. Lie never Learned any Trade but occasionally did Odd jobs Lor any one who would employ him. He to sing in High Street Cano Gate and other frequented thoroughfares to groups of people who gave him coppers to encourage the flow of his jokes. It was from one of his favorite songs that he acquired the sobriquet by which he was generally known. When not in prison he spent his nights in the Muster room at the police office and when for misconduct lie was ejected As was often the Case lie would adjourn to one of the cellars of the building. One of the last of tenses he committed was that of stealing some tools belonging to a Workman who had been making some repairs in a police cell. A a Sally knew the history of All the governors of the jail for the past half Century and was thoroughly acquainted with every part of both the old and new prison. When sent to the poor House or House of Refuge he would not remain As he used to say the treatment he received in prison was far Superior. Minds stones a a people some time ago and that in 1865 a false report that Captain Cameron had been liberated from Captivity in Aby Sinnia had the effect of putting an end to or. Palgrave a Mission to Endeavor to procure the liberation of the captives. Should the intelligence of the meeting of or. Stanley with or. Livingstone at Jiji be really True. Or. Berke adds that it is not at All unlikely that a confirmation of it will reach the coast before the departure of the Relief party under lieutenant Dawson but even in that ease it is to be hoped that they will not be deterred from continuing their journey with the utmost celerity and Energy so that the safety of our great traveler May be ascertained beyond the possibility of a doubt and Bis exit from Africa May. Through their assistance be facilitated and assured. Captain Burton writes a want of precision in a Short Telegram need not make us Ultra sceptical about the Good tidings of or. Livingstone a arrival at Jiji. Of course there Mav be a Bunkum in the announcement. On the other hand it May be strictly a dispatch from san Francisco june 4th, says stocks especially those of the Comstock mines fell lower than Ever to a a v. A smart boy. The Detroit free press mourns the loss of a smart boy in this manner the Public will regret to learn that the family of James Otis Porter Street is to remove to Saginaw taking Young Johnny along. The boy started out al amt two years ago by shooting himself. Two months after he choked himself with a Fishbone. A few Days after he built a tire in the barn and called out the steamers. He then swallowed a top got run Over by an ice Wagon fell into the River was lost for three Days and first and last he has been a Fountain of local news whose value cannot be estimated on ask ate four feet Square. If the Saginaw reporters Only commence on him right he will a pan out at least three times a week. He should be furnished with some matches a horse pistol and plenty of Gunpowder and it wont do any harm to Pat him on the Back occasionally and Tell him that his efforts Are appreciated. Captain George 31. Colvocoresse of he United states Navy was murdered and robbed at Bridgeport ct., on 3iou Day night

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