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Miss Caroline lañe, agea 80 years, was burned to death on tho lOth in her house at Limoburg, Mass. Kev. E. Smitii, aged 98 years, the old-' est colored minister in Indiana, died on tho lOth at Jeffersonville. Mus. Susan Record, a natlveof Ohio died at the county asylum in Crawford' ville, Ind., on tho lOth, of tho grip. Shj was 110 years old, and had been au inmate of the institution since 1840. Mrs. Rachel Bist, who was at one timo General Robert E. Lee's slave, died on the llth at Kacino, Wis., aged 8' years. Dr. J. N. Si'iMN'G, of Covington, Ind., died on the llth of pneumonía, the result of influenza. Ilo had in the past few weeks treated over one hundred cases of the grip, not losing one. Christian, president of the Lancaster (Pa.) National Bank since 1865, dropped dead on the llth while conversing with a friend. Ho waa 80 years old and very wealthy. General John A. Fostkr, a veteran of tho civil war, dind in New York on the llth. Ile was Assistant .Tudge Advocate-General during tho latter part of tho war, and as such oonductcd the prosecution of Mrs. Surratt. Coloxel S. W. Blount, the only surviving signer of the declaration of Texas independenco, died suddenly at bis homo in San Augustine, Tex., on the 12th. The 81st anniversary of tho birth of Abraham Lincoln was commomorated in many citios and towns in the United States on the 12th. Mks. Louisa died on the 13th at Seymour, Ind., aged 110 years. THE doad-lock in the Iowa House srtill continued on tlic 18th. Governor Larrabee sent his message to the Legislaturo.


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