TELEGRAPHIC BREVITIES.

FROM THE BOSTON HERALD.

The troubles in Egypt are gradually subsiding.

Michael Davitt, the Irish agitator, arrived in New York last evening. He is expected to speak in Boston tomorrow evening.

The town of Grinnell, Iowa, was visited by a tornado yesterday afternoon and a large portion of it totally ruined. Forty people were killed and one hundred wounded.

The three-mile sculling race between William Briceland and Edward Clater, for $1000 a side, was rowed at Wheeling, W. Va., Saturday, and was won by Briceland by two lengths.

A terrific wind storm prevailed at Leavenworth, Kansas, between 12 and 1 o'clock Saturday morning, and Mt. St. Mary's Academy, four miles south of the city, suffered terribly. The main tower was blown over on the dormitory, crushing in the roof, and killing a number of the children and wounding others.

THE WEATHER.WASHINGTON, D. C., June 19, 1882 - 1 A. M. For New England, local rains and partly cloudy, slightly warmer, weather, winds shifting to south and west, falling barometer.