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Ane waed-treaefoured lae the real;
No idlcr's Paradiee where hoe~r
1eil, realised, from toeaae a wheel;
Nio etacaarde h isgitem. httedi ruled
Ant throwe hiedoeotfol favors out
To gild the lives of fools alaie..
it holde iteolf i lbiges pace.,
It km.e, therckaarr, strangr contse
Ard taken ma. rbaece whet cace. wifllagn
Ilat drawn its weably wage froen fome
Ueoar, brews, aed beals, ead caramel acul
The iat edabed that ma wait,
R~iled hsiseed gainls at Pi
.-O. U. Ilotheer, at the epealag at the Dee
"Miss O'Derisa will reed the nail
.a~smer' eaid Prof. Ingram, i .ould,
dignified tomes, ae he looked up fross
the battle-scared copy of Horace that
lay on his deek, and fastened his dark
eyes on Elise.
"Excue mae. Profeseor, but I know
the tranelatiom I mvile of that paseage
ia sot correct, and I would rather not
read it. Although I tried very hard I
have sot been absle to get at the pooet'
"I did not ask you to expressYour
opinion of lb. translation you had
mande, Miss 011dme, but requested you
So read it!" and the shadowe grew
darker on lila face.
"Rteally, Professor, I cannot read it,"
persisted the fair girl.
Elise rocognized the accents of comn
maul in what he said, and It never oc
curred to her to disobey him or So re
alaS furthter. No one who had over been
is his clsse would have parleyed with
hism when ho looked and spoke in that
way. So ahe coatchol up her book and
hasetily reed the verse he had called
upon her to translate.
Her effort was greeted with a apser 0
laughter all around the elasi. It waa
act ohte that the members of Prof.
legrani's elasi cast si" the dignity be
earning the mitnation when they were ia
his reeltstlon-room. lbut this wae more
than they wers prepared for. Even the
Parmomr could not restrain the smile
that crept ever his dark. headsome
fase as be heard his pupil's version of
the venerable Latin language. Ellee
fslysed to laugh a little, too.
5" ose, sir," she said.
alw timddiaatly; "the sextim
tell you t cannot treanlate a sertain
parae you will believe mat"
He made dooreply. but fastened his
ES o herwitha kenerscrutiny.
so frweely riedlyothir teachers sas
bhuisghestar of their classes, who, he
aibad asthe sharpest mathema
hielen In the school and excelled in the
literature of other lanuaes could be
so slow S.ocomprehend Latin.
Dlies was gla when he passed the
vaite snother girl. for abe was grow
-a uneasy under his serching gals.
A short time afterward she was ou
bar way to her musi-oriom to practice,
and chuancd to inset Mettle Hatton,
her fiest favorite. in the hall. Mettle
commenced laughing sand exclaimed:
"Well. Ella', that was a heavenly
translation you treated us to this morn.
lag l No doubt it made old Horace turn
over in his grave to have his pet thought
"I don't care f lt dldl Di~l Inot tell
prof. Ingram I could not reed It? I
kaow as wall as you all how ridiculous
m translation sounded. I have knows
a lng imethee i nobright hope of
ay ?ever being a Latin scholar. Papa
says it is besauss I did not have a corn'
pateat teacher in the beginning. Any
way, I have auch a distaste for it that
I can not make up my mind to learn It.
I did aot dislike It so before I com
menced taking lessous from Prof. In
grin, but mow it seems like I only go
to that class to make a display of my
ignerance day after day. d1 leeall
cleW o mu Mto read the mist dificult
rr fhelesson, and if he finds that
rit espeeially Ignorant 3n any par.
t'ie lar subject that is the very one
alenut which he asks me most questions.
Yeu know I have notrouble in any oth
ar elms, but it seems that when he fixes
tthoose o hateful old lark eyes on mselt sets
mywlitfrid h wooigathering. I behaeve I -m
"Afraid of Prof. Ingrami? The idea
of snch athinug! It istrueelwould not
dare disobey him, or thwart him in any
way, but I never dreamed of being afraid
of him. He is positive and stern, but
never violent mor rude, and, truly, for
justice sad kindness all seasons are sum
mer to him."
"Klsdness!" cried Dlisc, her pet
blue eyes sparklin scornfuily, "i wisL
he would indulge in disc ributlon of it
when Iam user.it he keeps each a
tar of discoatent. Isai tole aprcit
lrelessores summer time disposition.
I -m esue I ever dread the hour when
his eyem meets, sad I would walk far
out of my way ta aveid meetiug him en
m atItikhe is very patisut with
you, adl I ksw behen nesver treated
i*M he abilas me Ia werds,
but his aeye 'speak voluyus, of dshep.
.vl to me. He o cold anddlgni
that l ai always ill at ease ia his
preenuce. They may lhe goes much in
society ; I wonder if his marnner out
there toathe same an here? If it in I
ahould think there woulsl always be
vacant space around him."
fore I came here, but have heard he cut
quite a figure in Parim winter before
last. I supposa ha was more vivacious
there, or Is belle Franeatiee would never
have smilsed on dim."
Here M attie, remembering that the
hell had rung for her neit clas., start
ad oc. telling Eliuse to came over to har
room early that evening, hat they
coulsl get through with thi work in
time to go out for a walk. Ellse ansi
Mattle were true friends, and they al
waysaatndied thaei lesaons together,
helingeac oterall they could ex.
capt in Latin. Ella. would not atudy
that with any one, becmem she felt that.
is It, mba could not help them in return
foe the amsaitaace they wouldgive her.
For afew day. after this ittlepi
sode, Elise, although she pretended not
to mind her failure, worked at the de
spised atudy with more meal.
But era long aha became discouraged
again, mad many a tima would have
begged the muperintendent's permission
to quit the clse, but for one reason -
she knew that unlearn she attained a pro.
ilciency in this branch. also could aot
take a full diploma that year. and, ml
though the study of Latin was a greal
burden to her, mhe could not gain her
own consent to lay it down at the coal
of losing a diploma, "the eonumu~matlou
devoutly to be derired" of every school.
"I am afrssid it is uselesa for me to
try," mhe s idi to onu, of the girls, on her
way to the P'rofessor r 'flt',' the day of
the senior Latin examiniuation, "but it
seems too bad, after I have bIw'en so sue
cemaful in all my other etats-.w, to give
up may hope. of a diploma and the
mehsolarship msedal without even makilig
an effort in this. If I had gotten the
muaic moedel, I would not care so muchi,
but I lont time (Ironing over this oled
Latin, and could not nay prop~er~ atten
tien to myd music-. I rarely ever had
wnch horrid luck in all my life, and
poor pa pa will be an greatly liaap.
pointed when he comes to commence
ment!" Here Eli~ee' voice faltered, and
a tear stole into her great blue eyes..
"I ammso glad yon are going ito try,
dearne,' said the gfrl to whom asitehad
beau apeaking, "and I hope, sincerely,
you will meet with more succee. them
you expect." And ahe truly dlld :all the
girl loved the beautiful, kind Francs.
Iihgirl, formsha was alwaysmenrrv andi
always kind. she workedu hard ail that
day and remained In the office writing
long after all the other girls had gone
The Professor waited patiently for her,
but never glanced to the desk where abis
mat. At but she laid down her pen
folded her paper. without reading than
and, with a dean s1gh,, handed tham kc
the Professor. II wa. seldom Eli.
sighed. bet mhe we. very tired now, and
had little hope of her labor availing
anything. A little while afterward'
she passed byh his door, and, glancing
wn ta e. wa itting In the maine
place intently reading bar papers..
"1 understandruihe maid to herself,
"He Is so much afraid my paper. mar11
a mark hlghaenoughbto pass ieethat ho
can not wait longer to look over them.'
Perhaps Elite felt that sihe was un,
wut to the Professor in her enrmisem
but mba would haev felt It mmr if miis
had only glanced up to meet the kind
ymahtelook in him eyes as sla
handed him her papers. not an hour be
-k~~yt! Oe all met u- in -0s
hi. o oe to hear the fs ars~led n the
result of their lIo hnb camne
to Eli..'. nams he made.a slight pause I
befcre he read it, sail the mark he had
put on her examuination --a pansm to 1
give her failure emphasis, Elis. inter- t
pretedi-it. She was the only one who f
hed failed!1 No need of emphasis to 1
make her feel it ! How was she to
bear her great disappoitment?
If Eliae's good judgment had not
made her know how deficient she was
in a knowledge of this language, she
would have believed the Professors
dislike for her had infinseaed his de
cubai, but she well knew it was just,
and her heart sank deep under her
failure. She did not raise her eyes
-from the floor, but sat there mce
tionlees, ,mxpresslonlesa, until the
class was disnissmed. for the last time,
with congratulations from the Prof..
sor. Then, without speaking to any
one, she hastily turned to le+ave the
room. She made her exit from his
presence to-day less joyfully than she
had ever done, for, heretofore, however
serious may have been her hearing
when she entered his recitation-room,
ber faee was always the most radiant of
the class as soon as she was diam seed.
She avoided speaking to any one, and
walking briskly to her music-room
opened her prtfolio and commenced)
practaciog. It was the hour for her to
practice her vocal lesson, but she was
too nearly crying to sing. At first her
lovely eyes were so dim with tears she
sooug scareely ass the notes, but ere
long, with her unusual powers of self
control, she had mastered her feelinggs
sufficently to sing. Turning over the
fancy opera. she was wont to pracice
at this .hour, she sought the old Irish
melodies that she need to nang to her
father summer evenings when the
shadows had gathered on the hill, sand
the dluof the world was huahed and
gavep to the music of her sweet,
Childlikevolsc. It seemed a consola
butio pour forth the sadness of her
soda moe thorm sweet old ref raise that
she had first heerd as they fell inmusei
Irom the lips c bermeother, whoew voles
had long been hushed on earth. Tbe
last notes of "Kathleen Mavourneen"
had just been borne away by the sum
muer breeze., when Mattis, her favorite,
gently openedi the door and asked per
mnission to enter.
Mattie was closely allied to Elise. in
a11 her merry makings, and now sbe
IeIila~ahongtio ty to har be1
It was not long before Elises tears
had broken through the barriers of self
control and were falling fast from eyes
that, it seemed nature had fashioned
"1 know it is silly toncy about it,
Mattle; but, oh, it is such a hitter die.
appointment I No diploma, no medal,
no honor on .,ommeneement day, after
so many sessions of faithful labor. And
I have looked forward to my com
menoement day as the happiest, fairest
day of my life. I wounot mind for
only my own sake, but to think of how
disappointed poor papa will be."
lIa vain Mattie tried to console her
friend, telling her that it wascely the
disappointment of a day and "would
never count In the news of the battle,"
as she had merely failed to attain the
outward flourishes of her recompense.
that she had gained knowledge, taste
and adornments which were recognized
by all the Inmates of her Alm Matr,
sand would be appreciated by society in
days to sochm..
Bat all telogic failed to bring back
the smiles to Elise'* face, for she could
not lht p hut deem it acruel fate that
her first great disappointment shoukl
cast its shadlow over the day she had
marked out to lie the brightest of her
But after all, when that muchi-talkedI
of dsv came Elise was not so sall as she
feareJ ahe would he. How could ahe be
sorrowful in. such a scene? H urround
ed1 by such a eonvoy of meir-ry, white.
roleti creatures., with anu-l a flood of
golden sunlight pouring down upon
them, bahnv, perfunse-laden breez.es
fresh from the gardens of Juno faunmiig
their brows ano. strains of joyful music
charming their senses, hearts that bail
grown old in disappointmueiits sooti east
asisle their eadiness.
That night after the exercises were
over and the audience dispersed, Elise's
father led her out on the moon-lit bal
cony to tell her how well plelased he
was with her session's accomplishments;'
he told her how happy it made him to
hear her voice and to see how skillfully
she executed the most difficult lustru
"But, dear papa, I have no diploma,
no medal for you." she said, deeply
"That does not, in the least displease
ins, my little girl. "As to macdals, It
th.only represent relative excellence, I]
andit oe re otexactly satisfied with
your literary attainments, and have
your heart set on taking a diploma, you
nedno e iappnte.IN.todyPrf Igamsoe to use of youra
are in Latin examination, anti .old mel e
the canses of it. He said, as he accepted
the invitatimu extended him, he wouhld
take pleasure in giving von a few pri
vate lessons, and von mrght purses your
studies in Latin and he able to take
your diploma yst, with very littlein
convenience to either party.
This revelation struck Elise almost
"What invitation, papa?" she asked.
"IsaProf.Ingram going to visit von at'
Woodlawn this summer?"'
"Yes, darling. I have often invited
him to visit me at nmy mummer home.,
that we might bunt and fish toge.thaer
and spend again pleasant time in each I
others company as in our old college
days. I have always been fond of In
gmm~andwilL~l .th!MQioLe '
jolced to have him with me if i visit'
is the means of making my loved one '
moehpy"It made Elise's heart sink, the pros
pect of the summer before her, when
she had expected to he as joyous and
free as a lark, to be restrained all the
brighat, baeantiful time by ths prave.
dignified Professors presence. How
much more happy she would be to par
sue her studies free anal alone!
But abe didl not maske known her
feelings because she loved her father so
well and would not for anything annoy
lilm. She turued the subject as soon as
she could, asking eagerly about her;
"Anntv."anaaiden sisterof r. O'Brien
who lived with him and tried faithfully
to fill the office of a mother tohisl
'or the firt few lays after the Pro
fessor's arrival at Woodlawn Elise skill
fully steered clear of his presence. never
meetiug lhim except at the table and
when she went to take her lessons from
him in the library.
The Professor, although she was per
fectly olite to him. saw that she avjid
in them library hour spent with him t
intelbayeach morning was a real
punishment toher. The first morning,
-s the Professor bad not brought his
text boogs with him, she was obliged to
let him look on her book as she read ;
but by~ the next day she bad brought
down an old copy of Twcine, that was rmni
her father's, from some dusty reesin
the libirary. sad politelyofedito
him. He noticed this, and tried to
make her more at ease in has presence.
4"Miss Elises" be said cue morning.
I "et me entreat you not to sitaso faree f
as if yon were afraid of me. Come
Sover andalt on this sofa byme.Snd
I give you my word foritif ou do go
a a little wrong, you will suti sousr
t tat injury atamy hands.
I "Pray do not rush through your lee.
son, listening to my comements and ocr
reetion as the inevitable, sand then hur
rry out ofmy presenceassif I were an
cuore. It was expedient forme tobe
1strict sad stern inumy elmss t the In
1 stitate, but the relation as teasher sad
pupil need no longer exist between u
let me be your friend and helpmate.
do 23t know why you appear to dlslik.,
me, and are so constrained in my pro
mance. I have often noticed that youl
are never .o frolicsome mand gay whe
am near. No need to put constraint
cn your iply sprt on *y account,
child. lth `t one e n mirth oil
,youth has deep°arted from mylie r
ever. ttstill gladly echoes the music of'
other youthful hearts."
"Indeed. Prof. Ingram, you misjudge
me. I do not dislike you, and I knowI
you have always been just to me.
confess I was not always perfectly free!
and at ease in your clams. Yon always'
looked at me as though you were crti
cluing what Isalidso severely a.ein your,
"Did I" said he, laugaing. "Wetl,
hear me swear, right here, by the-shadte
of old Tactitus that I willib not do so
again. And will you not, on your sids,
promise mott kick so solemn whenever
Icome near yon?"
Elise promisedu, and it was not long
before she and her teacher were tinily
enjoying each other's society. They
often sat and conversed long slier lea
sons were over. Nor was their conver
sation confined to Latin literature for
Eline was beginning to feel so free in
his presence that she could converse.
with him as easily as with one of her
schoolmates. She would show him her
hooks. birds sand flowers, and even let
him examine the collection of botanic
specimens she bad made. Mihe would
often go out for a walk with him, and
as they wandered where the prospect of
green, sloping hills, shady dells, spark
hug streams and distant, blue inoun
tames was spread out in heavenly beauty
before thenm. the grave professor lost
many a lesson that nature, in hier silent
language, would have taught himi. in
litening to the '.iren vole.- of his lhsppy
companion. Eli-c wouildt !.o on with
tier me-rryv discouurse, hanitly realising
that the. itnrk fa,*e he-fore her, which she
hand come to think so lhandisome, n-as the
isame that hadl oftten been turneut utpon
her witlh a frowning ..tpr.-ssion in the
dreary olit recitatio.n room at the Insti
141.. 4ºten sang for him, suit he seemed
never to tire of hearing hier voice. One
eve-ning when ali.- had finished singing
"Kathleen 'Mavounruen," he sakid: "D~o
you know that [ once heard you sing
that song more beautifully than I e-ver
hearil it sung lii any musical artist of
"Why, no: I dtid not know you ad
mired my voice uiit~nsisasticslty. Please
tell me when I was so fortunate as to
dteserve such ticaise."
"Do you remember of practicing In
the music room near my office the
hour after I reasd the examination re
port of my Latin class? I heardt you
singing, soil went out anit sat down liv
the window and listeneit to your songs.
I was there when Mias Hatton came in
and you told her how sowely disappoint
ed you were in not getting your di
ploma. I cannot tell how dteeply I
syn pathised with you! It was then I
dletermined that you should not be dis
appointedt. in the end, if any assistance
I could render you would he of avail."
"Oh, you eavesdropper! anit how
little I dreamed then you were so sweet
and kind. IAdo not remember all I sail
in my disappuointment; maybe I said
something naughty abiout you," said
Elise, af fs-i-tonateiy taking his hand
Sfrom the hack of thme chair, where it
was tying, suit tenderly toying with the
10~, you (ill flot,- no saw.! DenuiUD,
his dark, handsome face ,lose to hers;
"and my little darling, I have some
thing more to confess. Lio you know
that. as I heard ! sing, I determined to
onle dwn sweet vocenu ie
sunny curls and laughing blue eyes all
But we will not listen to the words
he uttered as he told her the old, old
story that has kindled lovelight in the
eyes of happy maidens from time im
memorial ; the old, old story that en.'
chanted Elise as no music had ever'
done, and called forth from her'
besrt a confession of the love she
bore for him-a love that "was founded
on a rock," and was as pure as her spot
Era another commencement day rolled'
around at the institute, the professor'
had made her hisa bride, and when he
caem to sign his name toi the diploma
that Elise bad so fondly desired, a thrill
of happiness and p ride ran through his
heart as he thought of all is tad helped
him to gain.
lmenals is. .
Holland knows how to honor her
distinguished sons. To Nicolas Beets.,
pirofeissor of divinity, late rector magni
Conus of the University of Utrecht, she
is about to present a national testimo
nial. It is in recognition of the schol
arly attainments of one who has made vlad otiuin oNteln
literature, and who now, on his seven
tieth birthday, in accordance with the
educational law of Holland, is compell.
.d to resign his offioc.
A leading woman of fashion is repre
sseated as announcing that she has taken
a census of one Summer reeort, and can
counteixty girls who will never marry.
The cause of thin destined celibacy is
explained to be that "they are brought
up to spend money, and must marry It
or remain single. But the men of their
own set will not marry except for same
great advantage, and they know to a
dot that the sixty girls I have cunted
will not onlyhbe poor themselves but
wilhv orsisters." Whether thie
condms te sumerresorts, the ycung
men, or the young women mos ev ers.e
ly. iaa question.
A very clever reply to a anmewbat
istirical remark was that gives to Louis
XV. by Cardinal Rieheliet, who was a
noblem an awell as a priest. A cele
hecated AYeb'Jrinhop of Paris was appotat
edl preceptor to his majesty. One day
the court of Fnanee, which touched prin'
aipally upon the datkes of the nobility.
"Ahi,"said the king to Richelleu, "the
preseher has thrown a vast quantity of
stones into your garden to-day.3 "Yes,
sire," answered the cardinal; "and a
few have fallen into the royal park." A
tcourtly etiquette of expression is oh6'
snrvable in this answer, with which we
aypeuethat even royalty itself
__ul hnnws e offended. One of
temost distinguished incidents ofZim
m.'rmann's life was the summons which
he received to attend Frederick the
Breat in his last illness In 1786. One
day the king said to this eminent phy
sician, "You have, I presume. sir, helpe
many a man into another world!" Any
orilnary person would doubtless have
been scared by so momentous an lnqnlry,
and it was, In fact, a somewhat bitter
;.ill for the doctor, but the dose he gave
the king in return was a judi
:'ius mixture of troth and flattery:
"'Not so many as your majesty,
nor with so much honor to myself."
All elassesof individn..ls, from thehigh.
.'st to the lowest, are Ilsible at times to
meet with a Roland for an Oliver, we
meat not evlen meleimpt those shrewd
men of the world termed lawyers. A
seafaring man was celled upon thme
standl a.' n witn,'ss. "Well, sir." said
the. lawyer, "do you know the pleintill
And~ ,lf,'ulnut?" After a moment's
Iwsltationu .lack de,'lareul his inability
t.o emuireh.'xul the meaning of these
word.:.. - 11'h.t! not knmw the nienning
thme energetic inquirer. "An intelli
gent f,-llow ve.n mus-t lot. to come here
as a wjln"sa.! ('.m p-,'m tell in. where
.nm lam::rd the cea.w.l it was tha.t that man
struck the, other one?" "l'ertaminmly I
ren,." replilid thm. sailo.r; " It was sha~ft
the l'izumnm'l.." - 'Atnd pmray." asked the
lewyer, ''what to you mnu~a by that?~"
"W,.ii1, thmat's gewa'l." reslssleml the
witness: " you niust he a pretty fello'w
to conie her,' a.. a lawyer and don't
know whet ambaft thme binnacle means."
At ano~the.r time a lawyer , in cross ex
mumming a witnesse, askemi him among
othe'r questions, whe-re hemm. Imml een onm
A partic'ular inlan, to whielh he re1.lied
that he had been in tl'e ,'.mumouuv of two
friends. 'J'riendlm!" eim'lninedl Iila tore
mentor; "two thteies. I auppos"e you
mean." They imay l'.- so," r-imlie.'l tli'
witn'.ss, dlryly. " for they are both. law
en.- .2oller'llon of Ane5'dotes.
Vutoew .s lew'tsae.
Her Majesty possesses an immonus
fortune. Thme estate at Osborne is at
least five tinics as valuable asim t was
when it was pnrebwwed by the Qneen
and Prince Albert about forty years
ago. The Baslmnoral propesrty of her
Majm'sty now extend over :maItwc acres.
Claremonot was arranteil to the Quecr
for life in 114414, with reversion to the
country; and her Majesty pnrrhased
the prope~rty outrigmat three years ago
for £(7$14.it. P'robably itsm aark' d value
is not inuela under Cl:º),iNN'. The Qureen
sismi lsiwi',otn son,,' lproperty. at C~oburg,
andi thme Princems Ilolmenlmale left lhir
the Villa Hmlieenloln. at Badlen, one of
the best residencem in the palace. With
regard to limriemial priuie'rtv Mr. Nielmi
left thne Quameai over £'.AIQ,t0l, and the
jbp~prtvrh left lbv the Prince Consort is.
bwýolievcViFo~ amounnwiTfo near1j
Ctimmae,'mo; lbnt thne provisions of his will
havec h~eci kept a strict secret, and thme
loenment has never been proved. Tihe
Qumeen nmust also hayo saved a vast
scamn out of hier mneomi', which has al.
waya been very well mananged. Since
the death of time Prince Conmieirt
tihe geu-rad n'lniinistration -ý# t!90
Qiteema's lirivate affairs has been eontlii
eel to Lord Sydney, who is a conaimomi
mate man of business. I have rear on
to believe that, in dune conrse, applica
tion will lie niamle to P'arliamenmt on the
liehalf of tin' children of tihe Prince' amid
Priwam-esi of Wales. Indeeml, there iii to
be a Romyal muessage on the suiliect of
Prince~ Albiert Victor's establimmimunut
next aession. The country will not.
liowoser, be askedl to provide for the
yomsug~er membmera of thme Rioval family.
Tim Dunke and D~ucesm~s of Edimmlmurglm
are already wealthy, amid on time deathm
of thme Duke of Saxve ('obuarg lotbn they
will emigrate to (lermanay; limt time
Cmmnmianghts, .Allmanys. Christians and
Battenmiergs will look to the Qjueen for
provisions; aund so, alieo, will any of time
a younger children of Primmeess Alice who
may happen to make poor umathelms. It
will lie seen, therefore, that the Queen
will have plenty to do with hier fortune,
1 large as it undoubtedly is; and althongh
Iin the event of her Majeaty'a death time
country would he asked to provide for
Princess Beatrice, yet she will natural
Ily occupy an important place in her
msother's will.-London Truth.
Rev. Dr. A. A. Miner, of Boston. hasa
aenjoyed the somewhat rare privilege of
seeing seven generationa of his family,
te all but one (a child horn six months ago),
*at the old homestead In New Ramp
rshire. In las childhood eight of his
* grandparents and great-grandparents
at lived in Lempeter, Snllivan county, N.
iI H., at the same time, five In one house
t Iand three in another. Dr. Miner Is of
a the seventh generati~n from Thomas
*IMiner, the eommon anoestor of the
Miners lan this cuntry, who camea to
Beaten wih theente, Whin ip in 1630.