Amoug the awards to American exhibitors announced by cabio tolegram is the diploma of honor 'to the United States Government Printing Office. In a private correspondence received froin Paris anticipating this diploma it is stated that the wording of this instrument recognizes in the specimens of engraving and printing exliibited by our Treasury Department the highest degree of pe'rfection attained in the preparation of Government secnrities. Ainong the competitors for honorable distinction in the Paris Exhibition i i ihe Bureau of Engraving and Printing which executes the work in those arts i'or the Government of France. It is admitted, so says the correspondence, by competent judges who have inspeoted the specimens of the Exhibition, that the engraving and printing executed by our bureau in Washington surpasses in excellence of art any other work of that charaoter in the w jrld. In connection with this it may be stated as a fact that the engraving and printing companies in New York and Washington have, for a number of years, been doing the like work for several foreign Governments, the latter recognizing the excellence of the engraving and printing executed in the United States.