J. Youno Soammon', one of Chicago's most notod pioneers, diod on the 17th, aged 78 ycars. GXOKOE II. BATXOU, for tliirty years ono of tho bcst-known journalists in Iowa, dicd in Daivenport on tho 17th, aged 57 years. Thb Ñorth Dakota Logislature adjourned sine dit on the lsth. Iowa's Señale passod a concurrent resolution on tho 18th lixing April 15 as the date of final adjournmont. EzF.Kii;r, Sui.mvax, a veteran of tho Mexican war, died at Columbus, Ind., on the 19th, ajfed 103 year3. Minnie MaddbbW, tho well-known actress, was marriod in New York on the 19th to llarrison Grey Fisko, editor of the Dramatic Mlrror. MaJOH GbNEBAX GliOUOE CjtOOK, Of the United States army, diod suddenly in Chicago on the morning of tho 21st oí heart failure. Ho was 61 yoara of age, and leaves a wiff. Gbnebal FiiAxris H. Smitii, for flfty yoars suporintondont of the Virginia Military Instimte at Lexington, died on theSlst, aged 78 years.