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The New York Bible and Common Prayer Book Fields, Osgood & Co. will soon publish compete. Society celebrated its sixty-first anniversary recently | editions of the proge writings of R. W. Emerson, and n the chapel of the Holy Siviour, in Twenty-firth the poems of Jimes Russell Lowell, and a “ Housetreet, near Madison avenue.
huld ” series of the writings of Miss Thackeray. Professor Hows, the well-known teacher of elo Carter Bros. have just issued a volume of poems, :ution, and dramatic reader, is preparing a volume by E. H. Bickersteth, entitled “ Yesterday, To-Day, or the press, entitled “ My Personal Recollections of and Forever.” Actors and Acting.” The writer's experience ex
Two literary ladies of Columbus, Ga., are about : ends over more than half a century-commencing
to publish novels. with Mrs Siddons, John and Charles Kemble, and Edmund Kein, and containing the principal celebri At the last meeting of the Historical and Philoties until the present time Mr. Hows has been ! sopbical Society of Ohio, Mr. Robert Clarke read an n'imately acquainted with the American department interesting paper on the first library formed in the of his subject since 1824, and he is thus peculiarly Northwestern Territory. Mr. Clarke produced eviqualified to give the public a work of rare value. dence to show that a library was begun in Cincinnati
in 1802. A French translation of the complete works of Longteilow will shortly be published in Paris.
The Backus Historical Society propose to reprint. Two me:rical translations of Goethe's Faust will
Isaac Backus's History of the Baptists, in two volumes, ap, ear within the ensuing year; one by Bayard
at $5, to be edited by Rev. David Western. Taylor, the other by Dr. Stowe.
The Post OFEICE. --It appears that in the fiscal Miss Elizabeth P. Peabody has published a pam
year ending June 30, 1869, 760,000,000 letters
passed th ough the mails of the United States, being phlet entitled The Identification of ithe Artisan and
an increase of 40.000,000 over any previous year. Arrise the Proper Objece of American Education.
This is about twenty letters per head for every man, Mr. Donald G. Mitchell ("Ike Marvel"), who woman and child in the United States. has largely gone into agriculture and its kindred
Sin Francisco papers report the death, at Napa pursuits since his return from his Consulate of Ven.
C ty, Cal., on the 27th ult., of the well-known ke, will immediately publish, through Charles Scrib
Mexican poet, Aurelio Luis Gallardo. ner & Co., an account of his farm in New England, ilustrated with photographs. Only 300 copies will
Professor Charles V. Riley, State Entomologist of : be on sale.
Missouri, is in Rock Island, Ill, for the purpose of The sum of $250.000 has been secured for the
securing the entomological cabinet of the late Pro
fessor Walsh. The collection numbers 30.000 , building and perpetual support of a free Universalist
specimens. Riley proposes to pay a fair sum for the church in Chicago, with Sunday-school and all the
specimens, and will agree to furnish the State of , appointments of a self sustaining parish.
Illinois with a full collection of all the hurtful and WHAT Mrs. M'FARLAND HAS WRITTEN, --She
beneficial insects. was the au:hor of those excellent papers, “ Westward
An agent has just visited Middletown, Ct., to to the Indies" and “Elstward to the Indies,'' which
engage teachers to go to South America. One appeared in the Tribune of the time at the comple.
thousand dollars a year is offered for three years. tion of the Pacific Railroad. She wrote ". The
Every teacher must speak the Spanish language, and , Hamlets of the Stage," which at once established her have until next October to learn it. Several Wesreputation as a writer. Her ett irts had hitherto į
leyan s:udents, mostly of the senior class, have sigbeen confined to “Fairy Stories for Children” and
nitied their intention of accepting the offer. "Tales from Shakespeare and the Old English Poets," but they were marked by an exuberance of
Newspapers in Pennsylvania are beginning to ad- ! fancy, delicacy and method, fully developed in “The vocate the exclusion of the Bible from the common Hamlet of the Stage.”
schouls. “ Among my Books” is a volume of prose essays
HUMBOLDT FESTIVAL.--A poem was composed for. by Professor Lowell, upon literary characters, to be
che Humboldt Festival in America. by Emil Ritter
shaus, and has been translated from the German into published next month.
English by Mrs. Kate Kroeker-Freiligrath, and pubThe author of "Mary Powell,” now generally lished by Mr. L. W. Schmidt, of New York. known to be Miss Anne Minning, has written a
The legacy of the late Dr. James Rush to the new work, “The Spanish Barber, a Tale of the
Philadelphia Library was hampered by various condiBible in Spain," founded on recent events, which
tions. No newspapers were to be admitted into the will be published shortly."
Library, but, what was worse, it was to be removed Prof. Paul C. Sinding has reïssued in this country to a point so distant from the centre of the town the great Copenhagen work, illustrating the life and that it would be of little practical value to the citi-. . labors of Thorwaldsen, having translated the text of zens. The executors insisted upon a rigid compliJ. M. Thiele into English. It is in four folio vol ance with the terms of Dr. Rush's testament; but umes, and contains 36; copper outline engravings of after a good deal of severe thinking, the embarrassed Thorwaldsen's chief works in statuary and bas-relief. gentleman have hit upon the expedient of keeping This is truly an excellent production, and the ready their old library where it is, and of building a new ; sale with which is has already met evinces a diffused library upon the site designated by the eccentric tesand high degree of American taste for fine art.
! A striking portrait of Daniel Buone at 86. painted | that our Yankee friends are laying claim to a share by Chester Harding, is owned by John I. King, in | in Hugo Pierson, of " Jerusalem " and “Hezekiah * in Springfield, Mass. It hung for a long time in the fame; an American paper having asserted that the State House at Frankfort, Ky, but the artist was admirable composer of B:harrlich," “ Ye Marinera never paid for it.
of England," or the "American Banner" is conThe Chicago Post says it is in favor of capital pun
nected on the mother's side with General Sherman. ishment, or the whipping-pust in the fewest possible Longfellow's poem, “The Spanish Student," has cases, and they include wife-beaters folks who make been translated into Italian, and has just been pubbutter without salt and booksellers who sell books lished by Signor Raffaele Cardamone, of Naples. with the leaves uncut.
A Billad has been composed and printed on the An interesting collection might be made by some Richardson tragedy. curious bibliographer of books on the respective rights, ducies, and nature of the sexes, which have
Henry Whipple, the oldest bookseller and publisher been written and published only during the last two
in Salem, Mass., and one of the oldest in the State, or three years—some of them being entertaining for
died in Salem on Wednesday, at the age of eighty their folly, and some of them valuable for their
years. For more than half a century he kept the ability. But the very title of a book (Mon and
principal bookstore in Salcem. Woman Unlike, yet Equal) just published in Boston, An Heroic Duellist.-It is evident that the and written by Mr. Reed, a Swedenborgian minister, editor of the Chicago Tribune must take the first strikes us as quite a compendious little argument in place among duelling editors. M. Paul de Cassagnac itself-a final argument, we suspect, when it comes pales his ineffectual fire by the side of such a hero. to be philosophically stated in terms comprehensible The American editor finds it necessary to place the by the general mind. We offer our contribution to following intimation at the head of his news : “ The euch statement by observing that Mr. George Francis editor of this paper, in consequence of the number of Train and Mrs. Major Walker are "unlike;" and analagous engagements previously contracted, will yet they seem to be pretty nearly “equal," the dif- . find himself compelled till Easter, or Trinity, to ference being hardly worth computing.
refuse challenges from his honorable adversaries,
political or otherwise." Mr. Thurlow Weed, it is stated, begins the work of constructing his autobiography by disentom bing
Morrison Heady, a deaf and blind Kentuckian, from their dusty cases about 4,000 old letters. These has written a volume of poems, in which he is said his daughter will arrange for him. This reminds us to have displayed some poetic genius, under the of the shrewd and ancient saying, “ Never write a rather anomalous title of " Seen and Heard, Poems letter, and never burn one,” which, like all other or the Like." shrewd and ancient sayings, has been attributed to
The author of " Tin Trumpet; or, Heads and Talleyrand. The most dreadful and damaging col.
Tails for the Wise and Waggish"-a book of rare lections of old letters ever found in this country were
and brilliant wit and wisdom, the authorship of those which made up the Butler, Hoyt, Swartwout,
which has always been a disputed point-is now and Van Buren correspondence, discovered by Mac
authoritatively announced to be Horace Smith, aukenzie in the New York Custom-House These,
thor, or rather one of the authors, of “The Rejected though printed have fallen into an oblivion which,
Addresjes." A cheap edition of this notable work as historical illustrations, they did not deserve. We
was issued last spring by D. Appleton & Co. hope that there is nothing nearly so wicked in Mr. 'T. Weed's repertory.-N. Y. Tribune.
The name of Mr. Tennyson's new volume is
“Idyls of the King: Second series." Seemanleni Matanosin, a Japanese Prince, together with three chosen noblemen. Malune Onkak Tali A young mother has written a poem on “Baby," kayro, Fuahyama Tahro, and Haschegootachee the third stanza of which has been much admired. Sehgee, are coming all the way from Japan, to be It runs : educated at a college in New Brunswick, N. J.
“ Doxery doodle-um dinkle-um dum; During his visit to Boston, Père Hyacinthe left his
Tum to its muzzery mozzery mum; autograph in the visitors' Register in the Massachu
Tizzery izzery boozery bro, setts Historical Society's rooms in the following
No baby so sweet and so pitty as oo." form: 6. Fr. HYACINTHE Loyson, Paris, France, corde perit placidam sub libertate quietem." Thus he
A letter was received in Iowa City addressed : adopted the motto of the State of Massachusetts,
For Mr. Brainard, wise and witty, with the substitution of the word corde (heart) for
An editor in lowa City." ense (sword): “With the heart (instead of the sword, he secks tranquil repose under the protection
The State Entomologist of Illinois is known in of liberty." . .
That section as the “ Bugmaster General." Musical Criticism IN AMERICA.-The Musical 1 A scholar at Newton while parsing, came to Standard says that a correspondent of an American “ with " “A noun," boldly cried he. “You have journal' describes a' movement, “Inflammatus," as never seen it used as such," replied Miss School “the inflamators" (!), and absolutely writes of "the Marm. “Yes, I have," answered young hopeful. grand Messiah '90 (!) chorus “ The Heavens are " Where?" “ Bind me with seven withs, and I telling !". And another journal described the. Cujus shall be as another man." The Schoolmarm col. taimam" as the “ Juis animus !" It also remarks | lapsed. It is thus used, Judges xvi : 7.
Minnesota has, a paper called the Wabashaw Red-headed Herald. And Durand, Wisconsin, has one just started, called the Lean Wolf.
SERMONS FROM STONES -Marble's editorials.-Cir. izen and Round Table,
One of the most beautifully printed books we have lately seen is the History of American Socialisms. By John Humphrey Noyes. (Philada., J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1870.) The printing is done by the Wallingford Community, at the Mount Tom Printing Press, Wallingford, Conn. This volume will possess an unusual interest, as the only comprehensive work on American Sucialisms. Mr. Noyes, the author, is the founder of the Oneida Community.
The Massachusetts Historical Society has recently issued two important works : Lectures by Members of che Soc. on Subjects relating to the early History of Massachusetts, delivered before the Lowell Institute, in Boston. 8vo. pp. 498. Cloth, $4.00; Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, 1867-1869. 880, pp. 519. Portraits. $3.50 Contains several papers of historical interest. These volumes may be had through Messrs. Sabin & Sons.
Mr Kohl's work on the coast of Maine, and Mr. DeCosta's Strictures on the same, have appeared, and now we are to have a third, treating largely on the same subject. The title will be The History of Augusta, from its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time : with Notices of the Plymouth Company, and Settlements on the Kennebec, etc., etc. By Jimes W. North. The Prospectus promises some matters of historic interest relating to the Kennebec River which have never before been published. The work (of 600 or 700 pages) will be put to press as soon as sufficient encouragement is given by subscription. Copies may be obtained through J. Sabin & Sons, at the subscription price ($5.00).
The firm of Macmillan & Co., London, from whose press have issued some of the best contributions to standard and scientific literature, have established an agency at 63 Bleecker Street, New York, where they issue a monthly bulletin of their publications. The new Illustrated Scientific Journal, “ Nature," highly commended by the press, is published by Macmillan & Co. 4 numbers have been issued.
A bookbinder received the following from a patron on Christmas : “ May your turkey be extra."
The death is announced of Guglielmo Libri, an , many careless functionaries, and thus added to the Italian scholar, whose reputation as a mathematician number of his secret encmies. These were all obis high among mathematicians, but whom the un scure men, excepto Arago, whoje enmity, says the learned world may remember only for the misfor. London Times, " had something professional and pertunes or faults which, now some twenty years ago, sonal, as well as political, in it." By-and-by, somebrought him to conspicuous ruin. While in the body sent in against him charges that he had been prime of young manhood, Libri passed through the stealing books from the national libraries. Guizot experience which has formed a part of the I ves of paid nattention to this accusation ; either he did so many of the generation of Italians which is just not believe it, which is altogether likely, or he may about to pass away ; being exiled, in 1831, as a po have thought that if it were true, it was an exhibi. litical offender, be betook himself to France, where tion of that mania for collecting books which has he was already well known. When he was but brought more than one eminently respectable man to twenty years old he had been made a professor of thefts which none of them who was never found out, mathematics at Pisa; but not feeling fit for the ever repented. Is there a case recorded where stoplace he went to Paris to pursue his studies further, len books have been restored to their rightful owners, and there he made the acquaintance of many of the as “conscience money' so often is ? Besides, Guizot leading men of science in l'aris. On his second knew that Libri had just made an offer to give his advent, then, he found an easy way open to him, private library to the country, on the one condition and being a man of social capabilities he was soon a that it should be known as “ The Libri Collection." great favorite. He had a way of making enemies Ac all events, he did nothing with the charges. But however, as well as warm friends, his rashness and soon Louis Philippe fed; Guizot went into private courage being in excess of his discretion, and his life; and Guizot's and the King's enemies and sucpride in his race having more than once come into cessors in power were all Libri's political enemies, collision with French vanity or French pride. For and some of them hated him bitterly for private reaexample, in his “ History of the Mathematical Sci sons. Arago and certain others pushed the old ences in Italy," he patriotically claimed for his own charges, and after—as Libri's friends say-having coun-rymen several scientific achievements to which driven him out of the country by threats of personal the French lay claim. Moreover, Guizot, who was violence, they had him tried and condemned, by dea great patron of his, rather imprudently created fault, to ten years' imprisonment Libri may, pertwo offices-che Inspector-Generalship of Public in haps, have done ill not to stand his trial; or it may struction and that of the State Libraries--and gave have been better thar he went away, for it is probathem both to Libri His new appointments pro ble that he might have been found guilty at all haz. voked envy, and his conduct in office was not of the ards; but there is no doubt that his condemnation wisest—so far as worldly wisdom, and worldly wis shortened his life, and made these latter years of it dom in France, is wisdom. In his zeal he enraged l bitter. There were two parties about evenly divided
----- ---as regards him, the one asserting his guilt, and the i Mr. Moy Thomas, the diamatic editor of the other, containing some of the best and ablest men in London Daily News, has called attention to certain France, firmly believing him pertectly innocent. 1 extraordinary mispronunciations of the great fun Certain it is that his prosecutors said hosts of things Kemble. He was wont to pronounce aches, aitches; against him that h: disproved completely. They bea:d, bird; cheerful. churful; earth. airth; fierce, made oath that he had stolen books which, on ex furse; leap lep; rode, rod; virgin, vargin; odious, amination, were found in their places on the shelves; i ojus; they, the; virtue, vartue ; and so on. that he had solen others which, as it turned out, had for years veen in foreign collections; that he had
The Museum of the Louvre in Paris has just
bought a group in ivory representing Venus bound by taken still others which it was proved had been stolen by other people. Then, too, the residence of
| Cupid, for the sum of $7.000. It was ont inairy
i presentid by Louis XIV. to the Chinese Ambassador, the accused man was entered by persons without warrant or authority, who took in and took out what
and was taken by a soldier at the sack of the Summer they pleased. Evidence like this and witnesses like
Palace, who sold it for $20. these are no toundation for the judgment that was We hear that a museum of books, portraits, and rendered; and the trial, whatever may have been relics, commemorating he great siege, has just been Libri's faults, was a disgraceful one However, opened at Sebastopol by General Von Todleben. Libri was ruined ; and though he convinted many
It is stated in Notes and Queries," that the first that he was a man most cruelly and unjustly treated, he never quite held up his head again, and, in any
| book machine-printed in England was “Wandercase, his tate is one of the saddest and most impress
Li ings," in 4to, the printer being Augustus Applegath. ive in recent literary history.
At a recent auction sale of a library in Dublin, Libri died at Fiesolo, near Florence, September 28, much surprise was expressed that an old book sold aged about sixty-six. There have been several im for thirteen pounds and odd shillings. A well-known portant and interesting sales of his books, both in dealer who was present exclaimed, in a perfectly England and on the continent,
audible voice: “ There is an example of a purchase
for the B M. (British Museum); if I had orfered LONDON AND THE Great Poets. It is the fash- | ion, every now and then, for writers to throw out
that volume to them last week for fifty shillings, hints about Cockney poets; but it may be worth |
they would not have taken it; but, as the sale is a while to remember that Milton, Chaucer, Spenser, 1
public one, their agent buys it for five times the Gray, Pope and Byron were all born “ within the sound of Bow Bells; in fact, of all our greatest po A copy of the first edition of the Bible in Welsh, ets before the present century, Shakspeare and Dry- | a very rare book, was sold in a sale at Putrick & den alone were not Londoners by birth.
Simspson's, although imperfect, for 371. Thomas CARLYLE ON Books.--The secretary to The library of Lord Foley, recently deceased, the Wedgewood Institute, Burslem, has received the contained one of three copies of the folio " Vinegar" following letter from Mr. Thomas Carlyle : Messrs. Bible, on vellum. Chapman & Hall are directed to send you five volumes, viz., Sartor and Heroes, one volume ; Schiller
Mr. Wm. Smith has undertaken to arrange the and Sterling, one volume ; Cromwell, three volumes.
large collection of prints illustrative of popular manThe utility of your enterprise will depend mainly on
ners, customs, witchcrati, tools, &c., which the your judgment in selecting books---on your earnestly
learned illustrator of Shakespeare, Francis Douce, and sedulously choosing books that are nourishment
bequeathed to the Budleian Library. to the mind of a man, and rigorously rejecting what Two works of King James the Sixth, viz.: "The are poison (by far the most numerous class at pres Essayes of a Prentise in the Divine Art of Poesie," ent.-T. CARLYLE, Chelsea, November 5."
Edinburgh, 1585, and “ A Counterblast to Tobacco," LITERARY FORGERIES.- A fabricator of spurious
London, 1604, are being prepared for republication. autographs has just fallen into the hands of the police
Mrs. Beecher Stowe has “ dedicated to the Freedof Paris. A woman who gives her name as Mme.
man's School” her receipts for an article on Lord Michel, was arrested at her residence at Levallois
and Lady Byron. Nearly 100 pages of her volume, Perret. There the Commissary of Police found an
"A Vindication of Lady Byron,” are in type, but apartment elegantly furnished, containing a library,
they are still subject to the author's revision, and in part composed of old books, and, after a minute
nothing is yet really in the shape which it is likely scarch, discovered numerous autographs, some real
to have when published. It is said that there are and some false, with specimens of old writing, imi
only two persons in the United States who have not tations of the signatures of the most remarkable per
communicated their views on the Byron question to sonages of the present century, a quantity of parch
the newspapers, and they are citizens of Cape Cod, ments, and numerous leaves torn from ancient books.
who went off mackerel- fishing six weeks ago and The woman acknowledged that the autographs had
have not returned. been forged by her son, a clerk in the Soleil Insurance
Mrs. Stowe's Vindicator has just issued from the Office. The young man was subsequently arrested
press. in that establishment while in the act of transcribing an autograph of Silvio Pellico, of which four other Hans Christian Andersen received the compliment copies were found at his home. He is aged 28, of of a banquet from his admirers in Copenhagen, reremarkable intelligence, learned, and of extraordinary cently. Fifty years ago, on the sixth of September, skill in calligraphy. He and his mother have been 1819, Andersen entered Copenhagen, a boy of fourlodged in prison.
I teen years old, from his home in Odense.
Mr. Dion Boucicault has produced in his time pistol at a servant girl who found him in her master's over one hundred and fifty dramatic pieces. He is garden, whither he has gone to obtain water for the an Irishman, and was educated by Dr. Lardner. He others. A day or two afterwards others of the gang, is said latterly to have earned £10,000 a year.
who had escaped on the first foray of the police, Mr. Robert Buchanan, the poet is so unwell with
were captured and brought before the magistrate. cerebral symptoms, that literary labor has had to be
One of them, who, in thieves' slang, “rounded ” on entirely suspended, and is not likely !o be soon
his companions, gave a comical description of the resumed. He has been more or less unfit for active
cooking of a “peasant” stolen from a poulterer's.
After some discussion in the cave, it was arranged work for some years past-a grievous misfortune to
that the “ peasant” should be cooked before being a professional man of letters.
drawn, “cos we was all on us in such a 'urry." 'Two French literary men have recently died, under They were evidently smitten with the desire of realsomewhat simi:ar circumstances. M. Forcade, a izing those exciting scenes of robber lite of which political and financial writer of great distinction, and they had re. d so many pictures. M. Antony Deschamps, one of the chief literary
England is to adopt the half-penny system supporters of Victor Hugo and the "romantic"
of school. Both writers had suffered from disorder of
newspaper postage. the brain.
The elder Dumas is said to have written one MODELLING FROM MEMORY.-Danton, the cele
thousand novels. brated French caricaturist, has just died at Baden The original autograph score of Mozart's “Don Baden. His power of modelling from memory was Giovanni” is preserved in the possession of Madame phenomenal. After one long look at his subject, he Viardot Garcia at her villa at Baden-Baden. It is. could go to his studio and make a bust perfect in its | handsomely bound in parts, kept in a carved oak resemblance. Numbers of anecdotes are told of his case, securely locked, and fastened to the wall of the feats in this way. One day a young man came into building. his studio and told him he had a sister mortally ill, and that his family wished to have her portrait.
The correspondent of the London Times (Mr. They dared not ask her to sit ; to do so would have
Russell) has been prohibited from entering the Papal been to awaken her suspicion. In a word, Danton
States, to report the Ecumenical Council. undertook to reproduce her features from memorv. Sir Isaac Newton's house and observatory in LonThe next day the brother informed his sister that he || don are for sale, the church which owns them having intended to make her a present of a jewel for her fallen into pecuniary straits. next ball. Danton was introduced as the young man from the jeweler's, and while the young lady
The new Lord Mayor of London is a printer. was looking at the specimens sent, the artist made Photographs are now printed with the ordinary his observations. On going home he produced a printers' ink in London, twelve thousand impressions. bust of striking resemblance Next year an old
being struck from one plaie per day. man, the father of the brother and sister, came to ask Dinton to do the bust of his son, also from mem
The literary remains of Sainte-Beuve contain letory, for the young man was dead. Danton succeeded
ters of the Princess Mathilde, with disparaging as well for the bruther as he had done for th• sister.
reflections upon Louis Napoleon and Eugénie. It is He was not, however, al ways 60 successful. On one
believed that these letters will be made to disappear occasion a gentleman who could not get his wite to
in the mysterious manner so well known to Bunasit, asked Dinton to take his place on a given day,
parte spies. at a given huur, in one of the omnibusses running A capital story of Sainte-Beuve is told : “He was. from the Madeleine to the Bastille, and he would dining in company with the Père Lacordaire, and see his wife there and might observe her attentively. the conversation turning on religion, Sainte Beuve Danton did as directed, executed a splendid bust,
executed a splendid bust, said I don't understand your revelation, and I sent it to the husband, and received for answer that make a point of believing nothing I do not fully it was not in the least like his wife, but was the understand' • Pardon me, sir,' said Lacordaire, very image of her maid. Danton had made a mis
'you do not understand why fire hardens eggs and take in this case. He left a splendid fortune as the melts butter, but I perceive that you believe in result of his art labors.
omelettes ! “Sainte-Beuve treated the Père LacorWe understand that Mr. Twistleton's book on the
daire with the greatest deference ever after, and “ Handwriting of Junius," men ioned in our last,
always spoke of him with the utmost respect.” will mainly differ from other attempts of the same Sainte Beuve received for his contributions to the · kind : (1) in the larger number of the fac-similes Constitutionnel, from 1852 to 1860, one hundred and published; and (2) in the “ objective " proo's i.e. I seventy-five thousand francs. He never accumulated in an exhaustive statement of the reasons which have
any means, but his library is one of the best in Paris. led Mr. Chabot to his opinion The effect of the cheap sensational novels popular
The Bodleian Library.- Professor Stubbs has.
been elected to the curatorship of the Bodleian. among the youth of London was curiously illustrated
Library at Oxford, vacant by the death of Professor the other day by the discovery that a gang of urchins,
Conington, by seventy eight votes. His opponent, aged from 14 to 18, had established a “robbers'
Professor Rolleston, obtained thirty-six votes. care" in a disused railway arch at Dalston. There they were accustomed to cook stolen game and 1 George Sand has been offered the position of poultry for food. One of them had presented a I editress-in-chief of the Paris daily Temps.