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A sleep-walking actor at Memphis, Tenn., on Thursday night, decked himself out as Macbeth, and alarmed the household. He was summarily quenched with a pail of water thrown on him by an awakened neighbor.

Hon. Franklin Pierce visited the navy-yard at Charlestown, Mass, on Tuesday afternoon, and was received with a national salute from the battery.

A widow of thirty, living in Stratford, Canada, lately sued a young man of twenty-one for $10,000 damages for breach of promise of marriage. The jury gave her $300.

The 6th day of December has been set apart as a day of Thanksgiving in Canada, for the abundant harvest with which the Province has been blessed.

The Emperor Napoleon, through his private secretary, accepts the proposal of an excursion of the English Volunteers to Paris, and says they will be welcome.

An ordinance of the city of Memphis requires all stores and saloons to be closed at 11 o'clock P. M.

A woman and her five children were found at Topeka, K. T., on the 14th ult., dead from starvation.

Samuel H. Barnes, the Canal Commissioner elect, of New York, died at Norwich, Conn., Wednesday night, of erysipelas.

The Bell and Everett Club, of Ward 11, Boston, are to form a skating club, using their uniforms and lanterns on the ice.

Mrs. General Worth has recently received a legacy of $1,000.

The New York Seventh Regiment gymnasium cost $20,000.

A body of "Minute Men" has been formed in Bedford county, Va.

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