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Ik the Unitod Statos Sonnto on the 9th, after disp ■ of minor business, tho debato on tho tariiT bill was resumed, bul no action was takon. In the Housb tho Sonato joint rosolution :(■- cepting from the Urand Array of the Republic a statue of General Urant was passed. The reroainder of the day was devotod to tho consideration of the Sonate amendmonls to the Indian appropriation bill. John Boyuc O'Reii.t.y, the poet, agitator and athlctp, and editor of the Boston Pilot, died at his summer residence at Cohassett, Mass., on the lOtb, aged 46 years. Thb Democratie convention of the Twelfth Missouri district in snssion at Butler, nominatod Judge D. A. Desmond for Congress on the 9th. Mus. Michabl Fahey, aged 70 years, was found murdered in her house at Germantown, Wis., on the 9th. Robbery was supposod to be the cause. The United Hrotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America closed lts annual session at Chicago on the 9th. William H. Kliver, of Chicago, was elected president. The strike on the New York Central . railroad still continued on the lOth and was spreading to other Eastern roads, the Knights of Labor thrcatoning to tie up the whole Vanderbilt systom unless their demands were acceded to. At the leading clearing-houses in the United States the exchanires during the week ended on the 9th aggregated $1,111,642,220, against Sl,980, 759,275 the previous week. As compared with the corresponding week of ïssy the increas amounted to 16.6. Et.-Hon. Wii.i.iam Baxtkk, Priry Councilor, formorly Secrotary to the Admiralty and Secretary to the Treaury, died in London on the lOth, aged 65 yeats. Comi'i.ktk census returns on the lOth gave Colorado a population of 410,8U0, a gain of 210,482 since The increase gives onn more Conressman to the State. A FAMILY feud caused a flght with knives at Tuscanola, Miss., on tho 9th, in which three men were killed. Fon the week ended on the 9th the percentages of the baso-ball clubs in the Players' League wero: Boston, .597; Brooklyn, .585; Chicago. .544; New York, .539; Puiladelphia, ,587; Pittsburgh, .440; Clovelanl, .411; Buffalo, .286. The clubs in the National League stood: Brooklyn, .074; Phihidelptna, .633; Bos'ton. .620; Cincinnati, .607; Chicago, ;.522; New York, .422; Cleveland, .303; Pittsburgh, .204,


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