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TELEGRAPHIC BREVITIES.

FROM THE BOSTON HERALD.

Michael Davitt was given an enthusiastic reception in the Academy of Music, New York, last evening.

Rev. J. A. Brown, D. D., for many years president of the Pennsylvania College at Gettysburg, died suddenly at Lancaster, Pa., yesterday of apoplexy.

The members of the Columbia crew are in active training. They pulled over the course yesterday, and their style of action was much admired by aquatic critics. The Columbias this year are a fine-looking set of young men, modest, unassuming, but hard, earnest workers.

The annual declamation of the sophomore class of Brown University for the Carpenter prizes in elocution occurred last evening. Twelve competed. The first prize was awarded to Charles G. King, Jr., of Cleveland, O.; second, Edward P. Smith of Vineyard Haven, Mass.; third, Ambrose E. Scoville of Bridgeport, Ct.

A dispatch to the London Times from Constantinople says: The representatives of the powers have interviewed Said Pasha, minister of foreign affairs, on the subject of the conference. He unequivocally and categorically refused to assent to the conference, on the ground that it was unnecessary and inconsistent with the interests of Turkey.

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THE WEATHER.WASHINGTON, D. C., June 20, 1882 - 1 A. M. For New England, the Middle and South Atlantic States, fair weather, north to west winds and higher barometer.

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