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Tiih sundry civil appropriation bilí was pamod in the United States Senate on the l'.ith wlth amenamente appropriaing (8,080,000 fjr National soldier' homes, !!.". om) fir oologioal survoys and $15,()U0 lo purchase erround at Indianapolis for interraent of soldiers. In tb ■ House the doficiency appropriation bil! (-55, 140,4+0) was reported. The original paohage li 1 1 was further discussed. FlFTEEH buildings at Slierrodsville, O , were burned by an Incendiar; fire on tiiu ï'.nh. DURINQ a severo electric storm on tho 20th at Müneburg, La.. Ed Williams, Louis Morris, Vctor Marctaard and Edgar Charles, mulattocs, woro killed by lightninff. Anoiiii:i! outhrcak of the SmithMesser fond in Knox C'ounty, Ky., occurred on the liUh, and foor men were killed. A cvn.oM! on the 19th at Pacific Junction, Ia., deslroyed several buildings and did otber damage. One man was killed. GovKü.Noii Vai:i'.i:x issuod a proclamation on the l'.itli calling the first VVyoniJLnjf eleotlon for September 11. Tho Democratie and Kopublican State oonventions are called for August 11 in Choyenne. Auvicks of tho l'Jth say that a firo in Tokio, Japan, destroyod about 1,000 boiras and rendered many porsons destittite. Dn. Ciiuisi iax Pktkrs, the astronomor, was found dead in bod at liis houss at Dtica, N. V., on tlie l'.ith. Ir was announced on the 19th that the Kansas oom erop had been entirely destroyed by the hot, dry weathor. A QIOANTIC syslem of counterfeitinff rare ooins, witli beadquartera in New York and branches in various other sections of the l'nited States, was discovered on the liltli. IT was reported jii the liltli that flve of the Apache liulians who murdered Sheriff Reynolds and a deputy rocently in Ari.ona bad been killed by cowboys. J. W. Watson, a well-known literary man and author of "lieauttfnl Snow,' died at his home in New York on the l'Jth in th6Sth year of bis age. Fou the week ended on tho 19th the percentages of the base-ball clubs in the Playera' League were: Boston, .0); ISrooklyn, .584; Chicago. .Xr, New York, .542; l'hiladelphia, .088; I'ittsburgh, .450; Cleveland, .-wil; Uu (Talo, .278. The clubs in tho National League stood: Philadelphla, .064; Urooklyn, .69; Boston, .nis; Cinclnnati,; CbioaffO. .50T; New Yorlc , .44T; Cleveiand, ,2'J'J; lJittsliurííh,.2:J3.


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