The Ohio river at Cincinnati is gradually subsiding.
Secretary Folger, who was very sick, is better. He was able yesterday to take considerable nourishment.
The finding of the Court of Inquiry in the case of allegations against Paymaster Rand, at Newport, have been returned by the Secretary of the Navy for revision in technical points.
Judge Ingraham, in the New York Superior Court yesterday afternoon denied the application by Salmi Morse for a mandamus to compel Mayor Edson to grant him a license to produce the Passion Play.
The joint resolution tendering the thanks of Congress to Chief Engineer George W. Melville describes his brave and meritorious conduct in the Artic regions, and authorizes the President to increase his rank and pay to that of chief engineer, with relative rank of commander in the navy, to take rank next after Chief Engineer Andrew J. Kiersted.
THE WEATHER.WASHINGTON, D. C., Feb. 20, 1. A. M. For New England, slightly colder, fair weather during the day, with north to west winds, rising, followed by falling barometer.