superintendent of tlio railway mail Rorvice, diod a Watervillo, Mc, 011 the 13th. The Republloïna of Minnesota will moot in State convoni ion al St. l'aiil on July 24. Tuk Texaa Probibition convcntion met at Fort Wortli on the I8th and nominated a full ticket. Tlio convention opposed vvoraan su ff rage. Govehnoi: l'ii'i:!: on 6hé I5lh appointed Charlo II. Dèèro. of Kx-k lsland, (Rop.), and A. T. Swing, of Chicago, (Dem.), commissioners to the world's fair from Illinois. Nei.so.v II. Davis, Krigadior-General U. S. A., retlred, droppod dead on Governor's Island, Now York, on the 15th. He was 09 years of &go. Tiie Republicana of the Third IVnnsylvania district decided on the löth not to mako a nomination for a Successor to the lato Samuel J. Randall. Rev. Di. A. Blackford, Prosbyterian missionary to Urazil, died on tho 15th at Atlanta, Ga. He was en route to tho general assembly at Saratoga, N. Y. Rev. J. II. Eddt, aged 80 years, one of the most noted preaehors in the Baptist denomination, and who sorved through the war as Chaplain of the Thirty-third Illinois Volunteers, died on the 15th in New York. John G. C'.vki.isi.k was on tho 16th nominated by the Democratie joint legislativo caucus of the Kontucky Logislaturo for the seat in the United States Sehato mado vacant by thedeath of Mr. Bock. Thomas Drummond, ex-.Tudge of tho United States Circuit Court, died at his home at Wheaton, 111., on the lOth, agod 81 years.