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Everybody has heard of the big organ in Boston. It is in the big music hall. The Sisters of Charity are holding a fair in the hall just now. The other evening a Fenian maiden accosted a well-known wag, Mr. George Infant Robinson, at the exhibition, and, supposing him to be on the committee on raffles, asked him if the "organ was up." He said, "yes; will you put your name down for a chance--one dollar." The simple Fenian paid her dollar." Mr. Robinson passes it over to one of the ladies, and thought that was the end of the matter. But daily his Fenian friend calls at his house to inquire, "have I drawn the big organ, sir?" The organ which she was so anxious to "draw" is about as large as the Post building. Reports from the various freedmen's districts in the United Staces, received by Major General O. O. Howard, agree in the statement that, as a general rule, the tone of the press has been such as to materially advance the interests of the bureau. The delegation from this city to the late session of the Grand Masonic Lodge of Virginia, in Richmond, returned last night. They express themselves as highly pleased with their trip. --Alexandria Gazette. Henry M. Morfit, Esq., a native of Norfolk, Virginia, died in Baltimore a few days ago. --He had been a distinguished member of the bar in Missouri, Virginia, Maryland, and in Washington city. Major Dole, the Portland postmaster, has resigned, and one of the newspapers of that ilk say the popular salutation is, "How are you, Major, I am glad to see you out." The Secretary of the Treasury has notified seventy-five clerks of his Department that their services will be dispensed with on the 31st instant. The Hon. William Smith, formerly member of the United States Congress, but more recently Governor of the State of Virginia, is on a visit to the city.--Washington Union. The first Grand Jury in Fredericksburg since the close of the war was in session last Thursday.
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