In tho United Status Senate on tho 2Sd the day was dcvoted to.eulogios of the late Senator Beek, of Kcntucky. In tbo floimo ronsidorutitm of tho Sonato Totholution looking to the removal of the remains of Qeneral Grant to Arlington was postponod. A joint resolution was introdaced to umend the constitution so as to prohibit any State from passing a law authorizing the establishment or maintonance of a lottery or any scheme for the distrlbution of prizes by chance. Snow feil on the 2:id at Milton and Easton, Pa, Gkoror Kaki. y and Bayard Woods (colored) were exeouted on the 23d at Rocky Mouiit. Va., for setting fire toa warehouse, which was burnod to the g round. The potato erop in Ireland was reported ruined on tho 28d and the condition of cereals was bad. Euwaki) Chkcki.ky arrived in Chicago on the 2Sd from New York on a bicycle, having made the trip in fourteen days, six hours and twenty-five minutos. Tuk British war-ship Buzzard arrivod at Halifax, N. S., on tho 24th from Jamaica with (ive casas of yellow fever on board. Houack F. Paok, a mpmher of the Forty-third, Forty-foUith, Korty-ftfth and Forty-sixth Congresses, died on the 23d at San Francisco, agod 57 y e ars. A chazy man named Quinn killed nis wife and five chüdren on the 23d near Livingston, Mont., and was himself killed while resisting arrest The supreme council of railway men in session on the 23d at Terre Haute, Ind., referred tho whole matter of tho New York Central strike toacommittoe of throe incn. Frank M. Ai.i.kn, teller of the Capital City Bank at Nashville, Tonn., was on the 23d reported short in his accounts to tho amount of S40.000. The Demoerats on the 23d nominated John 11. Long fop Congross in the Second district of Texas, and J. }S. Iloeman in the Fifth Mississippi district. In the Second Indiana district the Farmers' Alliance nomiuutod Sumpson Cox. Tuk business part of l'embroke, O., was burntid on the 24th. Thk percentages of the base-hall clubs in tho Playera' League for tho week ended on the 28d were: Boston, .602; Brooklyn, .584; New York, .574; Chicatro, .54:!; Philadelphia, .524; Pittsburgh, .44ii; C'lcvi-land, A-i'i; Duflalo, .5586. The clubs in tho National League êtood: Brooklyn, ,888 Boston, .027; Philadelphia, .818; Cincinnatl, .600; Chicago, .531; New York, .441; Cleveland. .816; Pittsburgh, .180.