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

March 3, 1870.

     Business is brisk.  Building and grading are going on everywhere.

     The river is free from ice.

     The concert at the First Baptist Church, last night, was a success.

     Mrs. Cheney sings at the Old Folks' Concert.  Don't forget it.

     Postmaster Foster has returned from Leavenworth.  He looks as pleasant as ever, and says that Leavenworth is a dull, dead town.  We agree with him.

     We are glad to state that Marshal Keck was at his post yesterday.  An accident to his finger was not as severe as first thought.  His many friends will be glad to learn this.

     According to the rule of the Catholic church, there can be no marriages during Lent.  Several anxious couples were heard of yesterday who took advantage of the first day of March, the last preceding the time of restraint, to splice for life.

     Dr. Mary Walker, who is well known in this city, has fallen into sacrilegious hands again.  This time she was arrested in the streets of New Orleans.  Quite a crowd had gathered round her, hooting at her costume, and throwing mud at her pantaloons.  The police interfered and carried her to the station, for causing a disturbance by wearing masculine garments.  Once before the Recorder a very lively scene took place.  Dr. Mary attacked the offending policeman with all the fury of her ready tongue, and the policeman returned it in kind.  After much fencing, she was discharged from custody, but warned she would be arrested just so often as she appeared upon the streets in that costume.

     Business in the Recorder's Court yesterday was rather brisk.  Three victims of intemperance were brought before the Recorder, who administered the usual fine.  One of the three was a member of the female species.  It is bad enough to witness drunkenness and degradation in a man, but in a woman the spectacle is still more repulsive, and we are glad that it is so rare among them.