CHARLES EUGENE HURD, son of Henry Hard, was born in Croydon, June 15, 1833. He became connected editorially with the “Tribune,” a semi-weekly journal published at Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, in 1856. At the end of two years he returned to Boston and devoted himself mainly to reporting and writing for the press. In 1864 he became connected with the “Leader,” a Sunday morning paper published in Boston. In September, 1865, he became city editor for the “Erie Dispatch,” at Erie, Pa., and now occupies the chair of Associate Editor on the same journal.