John L. Sullivan's benefit last night was the most successful thing of the kind ever given in Boston. Over 12,000 people were present.
Lady Florence Dixie has made a circumstantial statement concerning the assault made upon her on Saturday. She does not think it was committed by Irishmen.
THE WEATHER.WASHINGTON, D. C., March 20, 1883, 1 A. M. For New England, warmer, cloudy weather, with snow and rain, brisk to higher northeasterly winds and falling barometer, followed Tuesday afternoon or night by colder, clearing weather, westerly winds and rising barometer.