The w,idow of John Clifton and three of her children, who lived at Farmington, Kan., were found starved to death, and two other children were nearly dead. Mrs. Adki,aide Mairf. diod at New Orleans. aged 102 years. Sevebal prominent residents of Gladesville, VV. Va., while intoxicated becamj involved in a fight and four were instantly killed. A iiK.ivv fall of slate in the Diamond mineatCoal Bluff, Ind.. killed Henry and Joseph XleMahon, father and son. The main buildings of the Geneva worsted mili at Providence, R. [., were burned. Loss. SlüO.ÜUU: insurance, (i(5,000. ONB-HALF the town of Columbus Grove, O., was destroyed by fire. A TEKiíiBr.F. explosión of üre-damp took place in the Trinity pit near the Polish town of Ostran. I-'ifteen bodies were recovered and twenty-four miners were missing. SUUCT-STOBMS in twelve counties in Kentucky ruined raany fine orchards, and a large number of sheep. hog-s and fo%vls perished. Dbpüty Marshal Tom Lii.y had a desperate battle with three whisky peddlers in the Chickasaw nation and killed them all. In the town of Ciney, Belg-mm, the wife, brother-in-law and three children of a g-ame-keeper who was recently killed by accident were asph3'.iated in their beds. JOBEPH FiKi.ns, of Paola. Ind.. treasurcr of Orange County, was said to be short 11.000. JiKVKKi.v and Melly O'Neal and Alexander Terrill. convictcd at Baton Rouge, La., of mamslaughter in bulldozing- negroes, weee eaeh senteneed to twenty years" imprisonment. ('HAKi.Ks Wir.i.is. for fifteen years treasurer of the Stockbridge (ass.) Saving-s Bank, was discovered to be a defaultt'r to the extent of i.".ooo. Pibe destroyed I). J, Hamburger's tannery at Oswego Falla, N. Y., causing a loss "f $100,000. Anotiikr revolutionary effort was made in Lima on behalf of ex-Dictator Pierola and twenty-six of the revolutionists were killed. Two shocks of tirthquake were feit t Ehvood, Ind. At the leadinjr clearing-houses in the United States the exehanges durinjr the week ended on the Sd ag-gregated 3998,734,806, against S1.S58.590.273 the previous week. As compared with the eorresponding week of ÏSS'J the decrease amounted t-o 19.5. Jules Verne is the author óf fcwentyfour novéis.