Among the witnesses on the stand was Capt. Marivault, of the gunboat Zisiphone, who gave testimony by means of an interpreter.
The city and county tax for the current year, it is officially announced, will be $13,000,000. Taxpayers, it is pleasant to know, will be called upon to contribute 2 per cent on the valuation of their property, for the support of the local government; in other words, about thirteen dollars a head for every man, woman and child on Manhattan Island.
Ada Clark, sometimes called the "Queen of Bohemia, sails for California in the steamer of Wednesday next." She goes thither for the benefit of her health.
Death of a Yankee Brigadier.
The Philadelphia Inquirer, of the 1st, says:
Brigadier General Stephen G. Champlin, died at his residence in the town of Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Tuesday last.
He was born and educated in the State of New York, but commenced the practice of law about ten years ago, in Grand Rapids.
He was appointed M