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Miss Ellen Smith has recovered $4,000 of Francis Gleneaston for breach of promise of marriage after twenty years courtship. Two hundred dollars a year for waiting — not extravagant.

Lieutenant Colonel Latour, Vice President of the National Swiss Council, and formerly Minister to Naples, is dead. This distinguished man was but thirty-four years of age.

The Pennsylvania papers are opposed to an extra session of Congress, fearing that the Morrill tariff bill would be repealed or modified.

A large tree, supposed to be over seven centuries old, near the city of Mexico, is said to have been struck by lightning more than 200 times.

Hon. Waldo P. Johnson, the newly-elected Senator from Missouri, is a Virginian, and son of Ex-Gov. Joseph Johnson.

The Mr. Thayer appointed Consul General to Egypt, is at present connected with the New York Evening Post.

The American farms on San Juan Island are flourishing, and farmers cheerfully pay taxes to the Sheriff and Whitcomb Company.

The late dreadful storms in England were announced three days in advance by the London Meteorologist.

The Union party of Tennessee have called a Convention for nominating a Governor, to meet at Nashville, on Thursday, May 2d.

Waldo H. Johnson has been elected U. S. Senator from Missouri, in place of Senator Green.

Two persons have been arrested for burning the town of Newport, Ga., and will probably be hung by the people.

The wife of Thos. Winans, of Baltimore, died on the 19th inst.

Green peas were three inches deep in snow at Wilmington, N. C., on Monday night.

Daniel Taylor has been nominated by the anti-Republicans, in St. Louis, for Mayor.

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