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Michael Davitt, the Irish agitator arrived in New York on Friday. Prairie tires near Winnepeg, Man., are ausing great loss to settlers. The fifty-nfth annual State convention of Indiana Bautista conveneJ at Peru on Monday. Polydore De Keyser, a Roman Cath lic, was ou Thursday elected Lord Mayor of London. Slik;. Aimee, the famous singer, died in Paris on Monday from the effeots of a bu gical operation. There were three deaths and five new cases of cholera at the New York quarantine station on Saturday. WUliam Russell Sever, the oldest gradúate of Harvard, d ed on Sunday at Plyniouth, Mass., aged 90 years. Ex-Governor Alexander H. Holley, of Connecticut, died on Sunday at Hartford, Conn , aged 83 years. All the members of the Logansport and Danville (Ind.) ball clubs have been indicted tor playing ball on Sunday. The Bellevue Bank of Bellevue, O., made an assignment on Saturday with liabilities estimated at about $100,000. The passengere in a stage near Ballinger, Tex, were robbed Thursday night of over $2,000 by a single highway-man Many military organizations arrived In Chicago on Saturday to attend the International Military Encampment. Joe Adams (colored) was lynched on Saturday at Nacogdoches, Tex , tor the killing of Joseph B. Looney recently. In a three-mile sculling race on Wednesday at Owego, N. Y., Charles E. Courtney defeated George Bubear in 19:35. Dispatcheson Thursday from Texas reported that the alleged negro insurrecfcion in Matagorda County hadsubsided. Rev. William A. Smith D. D., pastor of the Rockford (III.) Centennial Church, died suddenly on Friday. He was 53 years old. A party of twenty-six men and wornen missionaries sailed from New York on Saturdjy to join Bishop Taylor's colony ia Central África A fire on Sunday at Mitchell, D. T., destroyed the Dutton & Mitchell barns and nineteen horsss, including Ben Lee, the famous running horse. The concert hall and saloon in New York City, widely known as Harry Hill'e, was finally closed on Thursday af ter a notorious existence of thirty-four years. Near Columbus, O., on Friday, an expresa train struck a carriage containing Mrs. Susan Bell and Mra E. W. Henderson, both aged ladies and killed them both. Isaac Mullen, of Jackson County, Ind., poisoned himself with carbolic acid, because his son was arrested and put on trial f or a disturbance in church. William R Morrison, of Illinois, a member of the Inter-Stata Commerce Commission, has Úeen granted a pension of $12 per month as a soldier of the Mex.can war. A fine of $10 and costs was imposed by one of the Chicago pólice justicee Monday upon a culprit 8 years old, who had been guilty of jumping on a moving cable-car. James H. McGindley, with several aliases, was arrested at Cleveland, on Friday for issuing fraudulent vouchers in pension cases, defrauding the Government out of $15,000. Thomas A. Armstrong, one of the most prominent labor leaders in the United States, died on Saturday at Pittsburgh, Pa., aged forty yeara. He was editor of the Labor Tribune. The Graphic Press Company, of Cincinnati, publishers of the Weekly Graphic, failed on Friday for $30,000. The paper was published siinultaneously in Cincinnati and Chicago. Aleck Morris (colored), living near Madison. Ga., took revenge upon his wife on Monday because she refused to live with him by killing her and her father and mother. A mass-meeting, which was attended by ten thousand pursons, was held on Sunday at Tower HUI, London. The speakers denounced the Govemment's Irish policy in bitter terms The President has appointsd AlexanderB. Webb, of Missouri, to be Unit id States Consul at Manila. Charles P. Kimball, of Chicago, American Consul at Stuttgart, Germany, has resigned. The Anarchists of New York City on Sunday attemptod to hold a meeting at Union Hill, N. J. , in sympathy with the Chicago crimináis, but they were dispersed by the pólice after a severe scuffle. The report made on Monday by the Utah Commission shows that since the passage in 1882 of the Edmunds law 541 persons have been indicted in Utah for unlawful cohabitación and 289 were convicted. W. E. T. Milburn, a member of the Tennessea Legislature, shot dead a young man narned William Ward at Green ville, Tenn., Saturday. The murder grew out of a quarrel about the late Prohibition election. The corn palace at Sioux City, Ia., was formally opened Monday night The stnicture is composed entirely of product of the field, and is both beautiful and unique. The jubilee festival will continue all the week, The strike in the woolen mUls at Louisville, Ky. , inaugurated two months ago, has proved a failure, and the weavers are returning to work at employers' terms. It ia said to be a severe defeat for the Knights of Labor. Henry W. Bishop, of Chicago, intends to ereot and equip a training school for nursea In connectioa with the Pittsfield (Mass.) House of Mercy, as a memorial to his son, who d;ed two years ago whUe attending Williams Collega In a fire on Lake street, Chicago, on Friday, the principal losers were Carleton A Co., Chicago, dealers in leather belting; the Clinton Wire-clotn Company, and judge Lambert Tree and the estáte. Total loss about $46. 000.


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