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TELEGRAPHIC BREVITIES.

FROM THE BOSTON HERALD AND ADVERTISER.

The case for the government in the star route trial is "all in."

Byrne, the Irish agitator, under arrest in Paris, has conclusively proved an alibi.

The President has accepted the resignation of United States Treasurer Gilfilan.

The Vermont State offices will be closed on the day of Alexander H. Stephens' funeral.

The committee on street railways in the Massachusetts Legislature has reported favorably on the Meigs elevated railway system.

Five of the buildings of the St. Augustin Normal School for colored students, at Raleigh, N. C., were burned yesterday. Loss, $20,000.

The country along the Mississippi from Ashley to Point Helena is still inundated, and the waters are rising. Great consternation prevails.

If all the Alabama claims pending before the court of commissioners were allowed, $20,000,000 would be required to pay the interest thereon.

A bequest of $10,000 left by Miss Mary Blake of Kingston, N. H., to Tufts College was announced at a monthly meeting of the board of trustees of that institution yesterday.

THE WEATHER.WASHINGTON, D. C., March 7, 1883, 1 A. M. For New England, rain or snow, followed by clearing weather, winds shifting to northwesterly, stationary or lower temperature, followed by rising barometer.

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