The first snow of the season fell at Toronto, Ont., last night.
Steamer Westphalia was seriously damaged by collision with an unknown steamer off Beachy Head yesterday morning. No lives lost.
Col. Fielding Lowery, late postmaster of Dayton, Ohio, committed suicide yesterday by cutting the carotid artery. The cause of his action was inability to meet a deficiency of $4,324 in his accounts with the post-office department.
Challenges have been forwarded to England that may lead to aquatic events of interest next season. Mr. Peter Duryea offers to back a sculler (at present unnamed) against any other rower in the world, in a three or five mile race, for from $5000 to $10,000 a side. He will also match a pair of rowers against any other two scullers for a like amount.
THE WEATHER.WASHINGTON, D. C., Nov. 14, 1. A. M. For New England, local rains, followed by clearing weather, colder westerly winds, higher pressure.