A quantity of balistito, the new explosivo, cxplodcd on the 13th at a factory noar Turin, Switzerland, and fourteen persons wcre instantly killed and many others were injured. A association of Irisli-fimadlans was on the 14th said to have been formed at Montreal with tho primary object of securing tho annexation of Canada to the United States. A great international agricultural exhibition was opeijed at Vienna on the 14th by Emperor Francia Josoph in person. Franco and Italy stood at tho head oí tho foroignnations represented. The race betwuen Kemp and McLean for 81,000 a side and the sculling chimpionship of the world took placo on tho 15th on the Pararnotta river at Sydney, N. S. W-, and was won by Kemp. The funeral of David C'atham, who died at Hamburg, (ermany. at the age of 101 years, took placo on the 15th. The immenso spinning-mills at Loda, near Warsaw, in Russian I'oland, woro burned on the lOth. oavisin a loss of a million roubles. Queen' Victoria on the isth sug1gested the refusal of marriafje Hconse in cases where it can not be shown that a family can be propcrly supported. CviiAN planters were on tho ltith suffering from a prolonfred drought and the sugar crop would Buffet severely unless rain soon fell. The Dominion Parliiment adjourned sinedieon the 16th. The city of Tonisk in Western Siberia was on the ICtli ahnost completely destroyed by flood ;inil íire and many Uves were lost. The cartridge factory connected'with tho Government wor'.cs at Arigliano, Italy, was entirely destroyed by fire on tho ltith, and sixteen persons perished in the ñames. A FiiiiiíV-Ho.vT crossing tho river Oder at Batlbojí Silesia, capsized on tho 16th and thir',y-six of the piíssengers were drowned. All were children returning from conílrination.