lecturing with much success in Canada.
Last week he was in Montreal, and created considerable excitement and interest.
The Mayor of Washington has issued a proclamation, declaring Thursday, the 29th inst., a day of thanksgiving and prayer.
Rev. Jno. S. Kirkpatrick, of Charleston, S. C., has been elected President of Davidson College, N. C.
Fifty-one vessels arrived at the port of New York during the last quarantine season, with yellow fever patients on board.
President Buchanan is having his homestead "Wheatland," near Lancaster, put in order for his future residence.
Diphtheria has appeared in Fredericksburg, Va. A son of R. W. Hart, aged about twelve years, died with the disease on Saturday last.
Alfred Palmer has been appointed Surveyor of the Customs for the port of Urbana, Va.
Marlborough House, London, is being converted into a residence for the Prince of Wale.
J. L. Wyman, editor of the Havana (Cuba) Messenger, died on the 15th inst.