Mrs. Wm. Stearoa -widow of tbc olaest sou of tko lüe President Stearns, is debarred ly the eourts trom receivmg her husband's aliare of the Alabama claims money bccivusc he was n Britwh subject. He beoame so to proteot Iris business interests in. India, aud his i'amily suffer the loss of about 100,000 ii) eonsequeuoe. He Mas patrio ticall y American in his sympathies, of couisi, giving genérously to local vohiütoers and to aid the Govcrnmont in the rebellion. Mrs. StearuH has opeuod her sdiool iu the late President's housCj at Amherst. - Boston Transeriif. At a Harrison county, Ky., wedding, we are informed, the bride dauccd several oharming reels within a circle of thrue feet in diameter. She changeil shoes once on account of her new ones aot sounding right against the floor. The prompter gave the very unique commands durini the dance, " Rock to the right, rock to the lef t, grind coffee, wring the rag, rock the eradle," etc. Al the wind-up of the danco the bride showed her agility by kiokiog the groom's hatoffhilwad.