R. T. Van Horn & Co., Publishers.*

September 29, 1870.

     The Viola Belle came up late last night from St. Louis.

     Horace Greeley is to lecture at Frank's Hall in this city next Thursday.

     Capt. Perry Crasson left yesterday for Waco, Tex.

      The magnificent business block of Messrs. Askew, DuBois & Co. is rapidly nearing completion.

     For the latest books, periodicals and papers, call upon G. W. Weikert & Co., corner of Main and Fifth streets.

     Senator Drake speaks in the city today -- so does Hon. George W. Anderson and others.

     Bear in mind that on Thursday evening the Knights Templar give their first annual reception and banquet at the Coates New Opera House.  From the arrangements made we know that it will be an enjoyable time, and managers request that those desiring to purchase tickets early do so, that the carriage list at O. H. Short & Co. may be arranged properly.

     Tuesday night some thief entered the stable of Mr. Joseph Ransom and took possession of a valuable gray mare.  A reward of $50 is offered for the apprehension of the thief and the return of the animal.

     Elder Durand of Pennsylvania and Elder Wallingford of Kentucky will hold services at the Methodist Church on Fifth Street this evening at 7:30 o'clock.