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The sun going out.

-- There are now more spots on the sun than have been seen for many years; some of these are visible through a smoked glass to the naked eye. Several stars — some of them of great brilliancy, which, from their ascertained distance, must have been as large as our sun — have totally disappeared from the sky; and the question has been raised among astronomers whether the light and heat of the sun are gradually fading away. As this would be accompanied by the destruction of all the plants and animals on the earth, it is rather an interesting question. The sun's light and heat are diminished by the dark spots at the present time above one per cent.--States and Union.

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