We have jast received the ncw census retorna, anti find it necessary to report a decrease of 193 from the census ot four years ago, that for 1880 being 8,103 and 18848 7,910. The falllng off this year In the sum total is doubtless due to the close ciitting of students by the board of review, linislmig tlieir work to-day. The city"s popul&tion is probably noks-i in f act, and possibly more, than four years since counted similarly to the emimeration of 18S0. in the different crarda the Increase or decrease frora 18S0's census is as follows: First ward, 107 increase; second, :! decrease; third, 30 decreasu; fourtli, 89 decreaae; liftli, 41 decrease; sixth, 181 decrease, A decrease in every wind, tlierefore, e.vcept the lirst. Tlie following is the census for 1S84 : First ward, 2,038; second, 1,337; third, 1,301; fburtb, 1,443; flfth, 608; sixtli, 1,093.