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FROM THE BOSTON HERALD AND ADVERTISER.

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Small-pox is raging in Hayti.

Private parties are endeavoring to steal a portion of the Yellowstone Park.

A $5000 fire occurred at 12.20 this morning on Central street, Boston.

The authorities have declared the Windsor Theatre of New York unsafe.

The star-route prosecution was continued yesterday and one witness examined.

Owing to careless book-keeping Virginia's missing coupons cannot be traced.

The funding bill was taken up yesterday and discussed by Messrs. Sherman and Vest.

E. S. Kittridge of Cincinnati says that Guiteau is not so much a lunatic as an invalid.

There is much dissatisfaction over the management of the Brewster banquet in Philadelphia.

Seth Jordan, of Boston, won the shooting match for $250 against Thos. Gibbs; of Albany.

Attention has been called to the fact that the New York Central Railroad avoids paying any taxes upon the grounds at Albany.

The trustees of Harvard have accepted a fund, the income of which is to be used for the medical education of women.

A resolution was introduced into the House declaring large tracts of land which were granted to various railroads forfeited to the United States.

Gov. Cornell's message was sent to the senate yesterday, in which he says that the State finances are in a satisfactory condition, the attendance on public schools has fallen off 10,000, and the prisons have been for the first time self-sustaining.

It seems that an erroneous story concerning the Jeannette was unintentionally started by Capt. Gifford, commander of the wrecked Daniel Webster, in transmitting information received by him from an Esquimaux to the Russian corvette Strelock.

Two canal projects have been brought before Congress : One, to construct a channel from the Hudson along the Harlem river to the outer edge of Randall's Island; the other, to authorize a survey for a ship canal from Toledo to the lower points of Lake Michigan.

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