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The President and Mrs. Hayes left Washingon Wediiesday on the Tallapoosa for Fortress Vlonroe. Hon. S. O. Kingsbury of Grand Kapids is slowly recovering. Judge M. D. Strong died at Battle Creek, Yednefeday night, aged 70 years. Charles Fechter the actors died Monday night at his farm at liichland Centre, Pa. He was 54 years old and had been ill since early n the spring with a complication of diseases of the liver and kidneys. The immediate cause of death was dropsy and jaundice. He was afliicted with paralyBis. The report is revived that Lord Dufferin will shortly be transfeired from St. Petersurg to Constantinople, with instructions to nsist upon the speedy execution of the required administration reforms in Tnrkey. The carriage in which King Alfonso of 5pain was returncd from the Escurial to Lalj ranja was up3et and the king's arm deslocated. Gen. Echague, who accompanied the cing, had his wrist sprained. The king's arm was reset. Secretary Schurz expects to leave abeut the 20th for Cincinnati, where he will dehver a Rpeech. Before returning he will visit the ndian agencies, having promised to visit Sitting Buil on the 30th of August and spend several days on fue reserva tion. Scth Lewis, the oldest journalist in Calhoun county and one of the oldest in Slichiga.n, died at his residence in Marehall Friday forenoun. ÏVr. Lewis came to Ivlarhall in the spring of 1839 and the following fall established the Western Statcsman, now the Marshall 3tatesraan, and ever since, with the exception of a few years, has been connected with the paper, either as editor or proprletor or both. General Ouster's wiriow is the guest of Mrs. Richard Hunt at Newport. Major W. Leland, formerly one of the proprietors of the Grand Union Hotel, died at Saratoga Saturday. He was on Gen. Grant s staff early in the war. Ex-Gov. Henry P. Baldwin, is back frora a two week's sojourn in Maine, and brief visits to Newport, Nantucket and Baratoga. The Standard's Vienua correspondent says that it is reported that the ex-Empress Eugenie has purchased Wasserburg Castle in upper Styria. The marriage of Governor Croswell to Miss Lizzie Musgrave, of Charlotte, is announced for September 12.


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