Prof. Hall, of the university observatory is in receipt of a telegram frora Prof. Louis Swif t, of Echo Mt. , California, which aunonnces a bright cornet, visible to the naked eye. seen in right ascensión 3 honrs, 45 minutes and south declention 20 degrees 9 minutes. It is a short tail cornet and moves slowly. It may be seen about 45 degrees Kouth of the JPleiades. Onr citizens should watch for it.