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The funeral of Bishop Harris took place at Detroit Tuesday. The pólice have closed every gambling house in Müwaukee. The National Chess Congresa opened at Cineinnati on Tuesday. Labor Day was generally ooserved throughout the country on Monday. Samuel Bliss, a Chicago wholesale sirup dealer, failed on Saturday for $150,000. Heavy rains in Alabama have damaged the cotton erop, 'particularly in the bottom9. Three workmen wero killed on Tuesday at St. Johnsbury, Vt, by the caving in of a bank. The Fields Biscuit and Cracker Company at San Francisco failed on Saturday for $100,000. Two British steamers collided on Saturday near Gibraltar and eleven seamen were drowned. A train ran into a hand-carnoar Durant, Miss., killing two colored boys and fatally injuring a third. The wholcsale grocery store of Klausen & Levi, at San Diego, Cal., burned on Tuesday. Loss, $245i000. The last span in the great bridge across the Hudson river at Poughkeepsie, N. Y., was completed on Thursday. Three unknown laboring men were struck by a train at Hammond, Ind., on Monday, and all were killed. The damage to wheat in the Bed river valley and Northeast Dakota by recent frosts is reported quite severe. Judge Zenor has instructed the grand jury at Corydon, Ind., to use every effort to indict the lawless White Caps. Isaac Willi on Thursday shot and killed his 20-year-old wife at New Florence, Mo., while in adrunken rage. Prof. Barnard, one of the astronomen at the Lick Observatory in Rochester, N. Y., discovered a new cornet on Tuesday. By the premature explosión of a dynamite cartridge on Thursday at South Bethlehem, N. Y., three men were killed. John Fillhart, aged 93 years, hanged himself in his son's barn at Depauville, N. Y., on Friday. No causo was knowa The amount of tax to be raised in New York City this year is $33,800,000. The aldermen have flxed the levy at $2.22 per $100. Five cowboys were drowned on Friday near Pike's Peak, Col., by a cloud-burst which flooded the place where they were sleeping. Samuel Scanlan, oi Louisville, Ky., shot and killed his wife on Tuesday because she refused to live with him, and then killed himself. An oil tank exploded on Saturday near Oil Center, O., killing James P. East, Rembrandt Ransen and Charles Howard. All were young men. Charles I. De Baum, the absconding a1sistant cashier of the Park National Bank of New York, who stole $110,000, was arrested on Friday in Canada. John Baker, a farm hand, threw a boy into a threshing machine near Guide Rock, Neb., on Saturday, and his enrazed companions lynched him on the spot. Three men, while walking on the Chicago & Atlantic tracks on Tuesday near Hedgewisch, 111., were run down by a fast passenger train and instantly killed. The schooner Colonel Cook sprang a leak on Tuesday off Lorain, O. .and Captain Henderson and his wife while attempting to enter a small boat were drowned. Miss Lizzie Todd, aged 19 years, and pretty, killed herself with poison because her lover escorted another young woman home from church at Seymour, Ind. At the meeting of the American Social Science Association at Saratoga Springs, N. Y., on Tuesdoy, Andrew D. White, of Ithaca, N. Y., was elected president. During the absence of the parents on Tuesday Howard Mills, aged 7 years, of Olcott, N. Y., who is demented, choked to death his baby sister, aged 13 months. A mysterious infectious disease, which had some characteristics of typhoid fever and some of malaria, had cavised twentyfive deaths at Caldvvell, O., on Thursday. John Kirby, third baseman in the Lima (O.) Base-Ball Club, broke one of the cords in his left leg in sliding to a base on Thursday and would be crippled for life. The prospects are that the erop of oysters from all the waters in the neighborhood of New X ork this season will be of excellent quality and extremely plontiful. It is reported that Sylvester Gracia Bango, a wealthy sugar planter and mayor of Matanzas, Cuba, has been kidnaped, and that his captors deniand a ransom of $20,000. A statueof Robert Burns was unvailed at Albany, N. Y., on Thursday in the presence of noted Scotchmen from all parts of the country. Rev. Robert Collyer was the orator of the occasion. Dine members of a gang of thieves and burglars, who had been oporating for months in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Utica, N. Y., were arrested on Monday by Rochester officials. Mrs. Maggie Collins, an aged colored woman, was shot and killed while at dinner in her home near Circleville, O., on Monday. Her unknown assassin lired through the open window. The friends of opposing candidatos who were conducting the campaign in Monroe County, Ark., camo together on Monday at Clarendon, and a general riot ensued in which three men were killed.


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