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The Daily Dispatch: February 21, 1861., [Electronic resource],
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A "general service of funerals" in France is conducted by a company in Paris, authorized by law, managed by a director, with a fixed tariff of prices. Abson, convicted of poisoning his wife in the Hudson County Court, N. J., has been sentenced to be hung on the 10th of April. The second daughter of Gen. Harney, U. S. Army, has just married, in Paris, the Count de Noue, an officer in the Guard. Lord Lincoln is to marry the daughter of Mr. Hope, who gives her £12,000 a year. So says the London Mail. Gov. Andrews, of Massachusetts, in his recent message, recommends the abolition of capital punishment in that State. A colored woman, 112 years old, familiarly known as "Aunt Phillis," died at Princeton, N. J., last Saturday. A child of Mr. Edward Colver, residing in Newark, N. J., died on Saturday from eating lucifer matches. Hon. Moses Davenport, Mayor of Newburyport, Mass., died on the 13th inst.