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I.VTKUHSTINQ OOSSII'. Washington, Dec. 27. - A cali for the twenty-st'cond animal convention of the Woman SulTrago Association to meet here February 18 to 21 has been issued. It recites the progresa made in behalf of woman's suffrage during the past years and sajrs: "The steps of progresa already achieved should encourage the timid and the brave to renewed efforts." Washington, Dec. 27. - Mrs. Rodgers, wife of Rear-Admiral C. R. P. Rodgers, died at her residence in this city Thursday evening after quito a long illness. Washington, Dec. 27. - The widow of General (Jeorge H. Thomas died suddenly at her home in this city yesterday. Washington, Dec. 27.- The merchandise exports from the United States during November were valued at $93,660,889, against $76,378,609 in November, 1888. Imports were $59,007,173, against 853,876,789 in November, 1888. Washington, Dec. 27. - During November 29,097 immigrants came to this country, against 25,419 in November, 1888. Germany furnished 6,782, England and Wales, 3,783; Italy, 3,147; Austria, 3,160; Hungary, 2,221; Russia, 2,319; Sweden and Norway, 1,968, and Ireland, 1,00'J. Washington, Dec. 28. - Secretary Tracy has ordered Captain Schuyler to accept tho cruiser Baltimore, conditional upon the com pietion by the contractors of any work remaining to be done under the contract. The Kaltimore is the eighth vessel accepted by the Government since it undertook the reconstruction of tho navy. Washington, Dec. 28.- The Secretary of the Navy has adopted a new design for the flag of the navy, So take effect July 1, 1891. It will be applied to both the flag and the union jack of the navy, and consists of a rectangular arrangement of the forty-two stars. Washington, Dec. 30. - The majority of the ways and means committee of Gongress will report in favor of a high tariff bill.


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