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Said the Marquis of Lorne will probably succeed the Marquis of Ripon as yiceroy of India. Henry Ward Beecher expresses the opinión that the world is revolving toward perfection. Mark Hopkins, ex-president of Williams college, over 80 year3 old, is visiting in Washington. President Moss, of the State University of Indiana, worked nine years as a journeyman printer. Sarah Bernhardt has sent to tho press her autobiography, vvhich will be published at the end of this month. The Ernpress of Austria has taken to fencing- two hours a day generally - to keep herself a light weight for the saddle. General P. G. T. Beauregard,thefamous Confedérate General, who is only sixty-two years old, is now visiting bile. The wife of ex-President Tyler dresses her hair just as she did when a young bride ia the White House many years ago. The portrait of General Grant that vas eommeneed by Lo Clear and linished by Bierstadt has boen placed in the Sast Room of the White House. It has been noticed in England that during his recent risit to Scotland, John 3right took occasion to visit the tomb of Janet Hamilton at Coatbridge. Julián Hawthorne's life of his father s to be finished in July and published in autumn. It will contain much correspondence never before published. Rev. Dr. Newman says: "Voting is just as sacred a duty as prayer. Y ou say the politician is dirty; then clean Mm up. If the caucus is low, elévate it, purify it." Tbe marriage of Prince George of Wales to a Beigian princess has long been foreshadowed, and is highly probable. Through her mother, an Austrian she would bring an infusión of new blood. Derbyshire workingmen are going to pr ontMr. Gladstone with a set of thi t Crown Derby ware which Dr. John et complained "cost more than siiver." Eaeh píate representa a Derbyshire scène. Miss Mary A. H. Gay. who was prominently instrumental in establishing the Confedérate Soldiers' Cemotery at Frsnklin, Tenn., has now undertaken the task of raising money for a monument to the late Senator Hill, of Georgia. "It is said that (Chinese havo no concoption of heil." Wel], the unfortunate persons who live near the Chinese quarters in some of the cities of the Pacific slope obtain a fine conception of heil every night, it is said. The Chicago and NorthwesternRail way offers to carry seed corn to farmers along its lines, without charge, until June lst.


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