expenses of celebrating Washington's birthday, Alderman Dayton called Alderman Genet a sympathiser with Beauregard, Davis and Toomb.
Genet thereupon intimated to the party of the first part that if he repeated that allegation he would knock him down.--Other blanken of a like characteristic description followed, and the Chamber, for a while, more resembled a dog kennel than a deliberative assembly.
The successor of the late Governor Harvey, of Wisconsin, is Edward Solomon, Esq., of Milwaukee, who, says the Milwaukee News, is the first German both citizen that has ever filled the gubernatorial chair of any State in the Union.
In politics he is a Democrat.
A few days ago, Mr. Samuel Sloan, a prominent merchant of Cape Garardean, Mq., was shot and instantly killed in that place by a lady, wife of a Lieutenant in an Iowa company.
Capt. Jacob L. Clark, of Mq, who was wounded in the battle of Shiloh, committed suicide in the hospital at St. Louis las
Governor Yates, of Illinois, is more showy in dress, and probably more dressy than most of the public men of the West.
He is about five feet nine smooth face, dark eyes and hair, the combed with a great deal of care; has a sour and snappish expression about his mouth, with outlines of countenance that would indicate that he considered his opinion better than any one's else, and a desire to force all others to adopt his views, even to the extent of being offensive.
Edward Solomon, who has become Governor of Wisconsin by eight of reversoin, is quite young in appearance, and has a very pleasant coountenance; is quite stylish in his dress, and pays considerable attention to the outer man; of light complexion, has brown hair, and wears it rather long; is of medium height and size, and has an intelligent countenance without any marks of greatness, brilliancy or depth.
Governor Kickwood, of Iowa, is probably the most careless and indifferent man in his dress of an