The political sltuation in Hawaii is ex treruely critical. Great loss ot life and sbipping is I ed off Newfoundland. John O'Connor will resign bis seat In i parliament for business reason. English incmbers of parliament areiiaily becoming members oí the Irish league. American railroad seeuntieson theLondon stock exchange are on the decline. Kichard W. Dunlap ha-s boen appoinled United Btates consul at Stratford, Ont. LThe governor of Alseee-Loiaiu has gon ! to St. Petersburg on a political raission. A Freneb smack reporta the loss of a j vessel with 50 hands In the Engllah j ne!. It is rumorcd that Germán Catholics aro ' about to renew their flght for further I rights. The proposed meeting of Emperor William and Czar Alexandria has been abandoned. Bismarek has made np hls mind that it j is not advisablo to humor Russia nny ■ longer. Over 5.000 acres of valnable forest land at Beloa, Mancelona, hare been destroyed by fire. The annlversary of the battleof Chapultepec was celebrated in the City of Mexico on the 8th inst. Queen Victoria has contributed UK) to j the fund for the relief of the sufforers by '■ the theatre fire at Kxeter. It is said that the murderscommitted at the time of the Mitcbellstowa riots were committed by drunken policemcn. Advices have been received from Stanley as late as July 22. The expedition is proceeding peaceably and succesfully. The British government will pay a subsidy of L45,000 annually to the Canadian Pacific for carrying the mails to and from the east.