Cincinnati, April 4.- W. B. Burnet, Unit.ed States district attorney of this city in President Clevelaud's "firtt administration. forfeited his bond in the United States court tiere, where he was held to answer for eontempt. His conteuipt was disobedience of an order to turn over -$5,51)0 wliich he held in trust. His present home ia in New York citv. He was heve Saturday, but slipped away.