Paris, France: In excavating on the Boulevard Saint Marcel, workmen unearth a sarcophagus containing the remains of a thirteen-year-old boy believed to have been interred over 500 years ago. New York, N.Y: A feature of the biggest Christmas Eve party this city has ever given is the seventy-foot Christmas three in City Hall Park. A musical program by the New York police band and prominent singing societies is preceded by the illumination of the tree with 2,500 gaily colored lights by Mayor Kline. London, England: Queen Victoria of Spain, accompanied by the Duchess San Carlos, arrives from Paris to visit her mother, Princess Henry of Battenberg, at Kensington Palace. Galveston, Texas: The U.S. Transport "Kilpatrick" leaves for New York with the 2d U.S. Cavalry, en route for Fort Allen, Vermont. These troopers have been on border service for some time and exchange position with the 10th U.S. Cavalry (colored), which recently arrived on the same transport. Hermosillo, Mexico: The ...
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