John B. Gough is ill.
Postmaster-General Howe denies the story that he intends to resign.
The postponed race between Elliott and Riley will take place today on the Harlem river.
The examination of Lieut. Danenhower was resumed before the Jeannette board of inquiry yesterday.
Governor Hoyt of Pennsylvania has fixed Tuesday, Oct. 24, as a legal holiday for the observance of the bi-centennial throughout the State.
The following claims of Garfield physicians have been filed: Dr. Bliss, $25,000; Dr. Agnew, $14, 700; Dr. Reyburn, $10, 800. Dr. Lamb's bill is $1000 for one day's work. The claims commission has only $35, 000 for the physicians.
THE WEATHER.WASHINGTON, D. C., Oct. 17, 1. A. M. For New England, local rains, partly cloudy, slightly warmer weather during the day, lower barometer, northeast to southeast winds.