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KNITTING" AND CROCI'ET.
rnii-ivs pkt uroat. tram Tht Weekly Tribune. The little petticoat is intended fornchiid Ix tween two ami three yours of ace, sad is worked in Shet? land wool. The waist is knitted, the skirt cro? cheted. Tea require a Bair of No. 18 aeBdlte aad a rrochet hunk the BBSaeBBB-BBf. Cast on tor tho Mitl.st, oil tlie klllttlug needles, 102 stitches. 1st mw : * Knit 3, purl A ; i SfSB- from *. 2d. row : I'm 1 3, kui. 3; repeat these 2 rov/S until you have knitted 85 rtiws, thea cast 4ifl'. Cast on inrnin 102 stitt hes, and work another piece exactly like tho last. Sew the two nobs (o lictiiti, ll a lirst 12 rows of saab pieca for the shoul? ders, leave the next 3U BBBBV/a lol the armhole, and eew thc ton..under together. Now with the crochet hook work the skirt. Bogia at a join mi the side 4>f the body ; work 1 treble, * 1 ch., miss 1 stitch. 1 treble in the next; rcjxat from . Join neut ly ut tho end of the row. 2d BOSOM! : Over the Isl ch. work 2 treble. " 1 ch., over the next chain of last row work 2 treble; re? peat from ". Work 9 more rounds in this mat'nor. 12ih round: * Over the 1 ch. of last mund work 3 treble, 1 ih.; repeat from *. Work ll more muiids like this. 2 Uh mund : * 4 treble over the next ch., 1 eb.; re? peat Irtiin *. Woik f> rounds like the 24th numil. 30:li mund: Over tho 1st eh. of last roun>i * work 2 treble. 1 ob., 2 treble, 1 eh., repeat tresa " OB each chain stitch. 31st round: 'Over the next chain between the 4 treble stitt iies, worked to-; thor, work 2 treble, 1 ch., 2 treble, tln-n 1 ch.; IBfeat from *. Bop sal the 31st round twice more, 34th round: * Work over the next chain between thc 4 treble stitches, 3 treble, 2 ch- 3 treble, then 1 ch.; repeat from *. 33th minni: Over each 2 eh. of last muni work 8 treble and fasten efl neatly. Round the neck and arru holes, uochet in every 3d stitch, 5 tie'ule, and fnstcu oft. VINE 'liliY. From Mrs. B, G. Flanders, of San Francisco, come these (liree.iiins for a pretty tidy which she calls a Vine Tidy. Inc same patton slightly modilied ls in Mrs. ti nu,'..in's hook, and is there also recom? mended ;is useful fur Bait tens. Shetland shawls, etc.: Cast on 89 stitches, and knit across ali ornately eleven times I'laii) ami part piala when the smooth side is neatest the knitter, and purl when Lie rough side is nc'inst. 1st pan in low: Knit 12 plain, narrow once, ?thread over and narrow three times, over, knit 1 .?lain, aver, knit 2 plain, slip and bind (that is, slip L knit 1, and throw the slipped stitch over), knit 4 plain, slip anil bind, knit 2 plain, IBpaal from "twice, thin over sud u.irrow three times, over, knit 12 plain. 2d row : l'url. All oven rows the same, 3d rota : Knit ll plain, narrow once, 'over and narrow ii times, over, knit 3 plain, over, knit 2 plain, slip and bind, knit 2 plain, slip and bimi, knit 2 plain, repeal from ? twic" ; then over and nar? row 3 times, over, knit 13 piala. 5th row; Knit 10 plain, narrow once, " over and narrow 3 times, over, knit 6 plain. o\er, kart2 plum, slip find hind twice, knit 2 plain, repeat fnm ? twice; tlicn over aud narmw 3 times, over, knit 14 plain. 7lh row : Knit 12 plain, ? over and nnTow 3 times, over, knit 2 plain, slip and bind, knit 4 plain, slip and bind, knit 2 plain, over, knit 1 plain, rejie.it fi om ? twice, then over and UBI row 4 times, knit 12 plain. 9tli row: Kim 13 plain, " over and narrow three litnus, over, kn t 2 plain, slip and hind, kail 2 plain, slip and lund, kuli 2 plain, over, knit 3 plata, re is'ut fruin * tarlee, then over and Barrow 4 Uuies, knit ll alala. lilli row: Knit 14 plain, * over nnd narrow 9 times, over, kmi 1 plain, sliji and bimi twice, knit 2 plain,over, knit.; plain, repeal fruin * twice; theu i.vo: and narrow 4 times, km' 10 plain. I,'e]iea! fiann tir.st pal tern row as many times ns required, titos, knit across eleven tunes alternately plain aaa perl. Add-naas at the ends. Mrs. F. myrl, wry e.irroetlv : "li is a verv pretty inly." 'Hie sain ne inclosed wniild, however, have been band sosa ea with Boer cotton. Coarse cotton should never be used for a tidy. For a coiintcrpiitio it ia permissible. Kemeinbcr that ?where tin* directions say "' nv er and knit 2 tofraiber throe tines." etc., thc over " is to be repeated, ns well as the kim 2 together. Tbe fringt is simply knotted on tho end of the tidy, ui.tl ia about 4 inches deep. CROCHET .'JIGING. Mrs. W. II. C. and Miss D. L. M. both send tlirec tious tor making a pretty little edging as follows: With 30 spool cotton and a fine honk make a chain of 9 stitches; miss 6 and in the 7th chain stitch make 1 ti ebie, then 2 ch, miss 2, and in the next cb. make 1 in be. Turn, make 4 ch., 1 treble iu lat treble of pveeadiBf row, 2 (hain and 1 treble in 3d chain stitch of the fust hole. You now have a square of 4 holes; tum, make 3 ch.. 3 irebles in first bolo, 1 treble in treble of pre eet-ioB row. 13 trebles in 2d hole. X 1). C. iu thc same stitch in which tim 2d treble of 1 xt row was made : turn, 1 I). C. in each treble of piecudiug row. This makes one scollop or vandyke. For the next make 5 ch., 1 treble in 3d 1). C. of preceding vandyke. 2nh., 1 treble iu5th ll. C.; turn, 4 cb.. 1 treble in treble of prccedine row, 2 chain, 1 treble in 3d chain stitch of 1st h .le-continue aa in first vandyke. All the suc-eodiug vainly ki* aro like the second ono. ? ? STOCKING KNTITING. K.\\M il.li? mit a (MHB wommo I To 8 YKaiuj. Pine Crmin yarn; No. 10 needles. ('aston UM) stitches. Ki bbl ti-- knit 24 rounds. Lets?100 stittheas? knit plain ?JV_ ituihos, iucreas iiiK 1 stiK li on 1st mund. Narrow hus ,"i intakes with 5 ronnds between, 4 with 0 rounds, 3 with 7 mun.ls,and 2 with S nun,us between Ankle- 73 stitches?knit 13 rounds. I_eel--M7 Kt i te lice? knit lil rnwn; pick up stilt hes till then- ate 28 on each heel needle. Foot?73 kI itches?kim 44 rounds, knitting 2 to? gether al back ol fool on lirsl mum! to make even Dumber. Decrease the ton ll rounds, with one plain mw be? tween. Cast off willi 14 stitches BB isrb needle. roll i Hil ii 0 TH H YKAhS. Stout 0 ts BIBB kniltuig yarn; needles Nu. 14. Cast on titi stitches. Kibbim.' knit 20 rounds. lieu?(ill stitctuis?knit 42 rounds, increasing 2 monds, at ea li side of toe W uni, with 7 or H ronnds between . u--.-i. alter the 2 lib mund. This m;_ko_ 70 Stitch** when tbs Barrow in JS are reacher!. Narrowin,.!?3 intakes willi 1 romula between, 3 with ll muldu, 3 with H rou (ls. Ankle- .i2 ititi hes-kiin 27 munda He. l 27 stitches?knit 21 rows; pick up the stitches lor the fool till there om 10 ou ouch heel needle. Foot 02 Stitches? kim 40 rouuda. Decrease for toe H rouuda, with ono plain round between. Cost ot! wnh 10 stitches on each needle. VUK A CHILI) M ll) 12 YB-BS. Stout G( nunn yarn; ueedles No. 14. Cast nu 75 stitches. Ki hbo .tr kmi 20 tonnes. Leg?75 stitches?kmi 00 rounds, or fl inches In length, im reining- in 4 rounds with 8 or 0 munda j between nfier knitting 21 rounds, or till there are ISsiiiehesiii sll. Murro?iutfi>~5 intakes with 3 rounds between, 6 j intakes with 4 rounds, and 1 intake wltb 0 mundi. Knit 2 together to make even nntnber. Ankle?58 sta tc hes -iii! rounds ileul- -20 stitchtis -24 rows; pick up till there aro 21 on each heel noodle. Fuot? 58 still W?knit 48 rounds. Decrease m 9 rounds, wini 1 pintu row between. Cast off with ll .-lite lies ou each no (lin. ron emu) 12 To 14 vkaus. German yarn ; needles No. 14. Cast on 84 stitehe-. tUbbinc?knit 24 mitnrls. Leg?84 stitches?knit. 78 rounds. inrrrfia?in? 4 rounds after the 30ih round, with 5 or o' rounds be? tween, or till there are 92 stitches on the needles. Narrowing*?I uitnkcs with 3 rounds between, 1 with 4 ronnds, 3 willi 5 rounds. Ankle VU stitches?knit 30 rounds. lb el?il". Ktiit li.-is knit.-7 rows; pick up stitches till there are 25 on each heel needle. Foo!?70 stitches?knit 57 rounds. I Increase ll rounds for Un; tv ii. ti 1 plsin round between. Cast off with 13 stitches on ca'*h needle. Kl'l.t*H!7.r*1> HOT'S 8TOCSI.NO. Strontr Orman or Scotch yarn ; needle . No. 12. Cast on 70 Bt itches, ltlbbing?knit 20 rounds. Lear?78 stitches?knit IO inches. Ankh*? 5H st mhos -knit 1 melun. Heel?28 stitches?knit 2'-j inches, l'oot- 58 stitches?knit 5 niches. Doorcase la 0 reweds of thc leg?18 decreasings? willi 10 plain munns bet ween. Decrease in 8 rounds of the, toe?32 decreasings in all?with 2 plain rounds between. Cast ott' wu h 20 stitches? til oa each needle lady's oatMBABT mug, Merino wool; needles No. 18. Cast on 148 stitches. Kiboing?knit 30 mundt. Five?148 Stitches?knit 118 rounds plain; lu? ci .-ase 1 milch. Nairi.vviin.s--3 intakes with 0 rounds Between, 'A with 7 munds, 4 with H roiimls, 5 witta 0 rounds, 3 willi IO rounds between. Ankle 1 Kt siili-lies-knit 03 rounds. Heel?97stitches?knit 18 rows, tuck iiji Ihe Stitches till there alt- 1 1 on each he -1 needle. Font?113 st ii ches- knit hs rounds, katttiag 2 lo? udlier iu but tom of foot on Inst itiuial lo make avafl 11 ll in ber. Decrease ia 10 -mimi* for tbs tee?70 deeteasiBgB in ail?with i pl lin mw between, Cast off witii la Btitatiaa aa each acedia, ANoTIIKH IAHY's ST.iCKIM Fine (Jerinaii yarn} needles No. 10. Cast on 112 stitches. Kibbum?knit 21 lomids. laeg?112 stitches -knit 110 ronnds plain, or 71. inches io leamth. Niirrovviniis?3 intakes with 4 runnds between, 1 vi,, h B roaods, 4 with o rovade, 3 with 7 rounds, 3 wit h 8 manda. Ankh?78 stitches?knit 47 rounds, or 3 leoben. Heel? 30 stitctiss?kail 35 rows; piek ap the stitcln a till theil* arv :;:! ob each in el needle. Foot?78 stitches?knit 07 mandi plain, or I1* inches. Decrease in 12 rounds of thi toe?18 decreasings in all?with 1 plain mw between. Cast off with 10 stitch as aa ss th needle. BCSAP BAG. OirMAN Edoino.? Mrs. I. C. calls attention to the luci I nat at the end of tlie second row of this edging ll shnulil re ul knit 1, instead ol 7. Knitters 4j;ui mark ibo correction on theil Bled Oil pisa. Ml.scKl.ijtNKofK.? Mrs. A. D. hopea Um! Isabel G. E. will give directions for tbs knitted Cringe ia double zephyr, mentioned thu oilier day.? Mr.-. I?. will lind a pood triugg in iluuhie Zephyr on paCB 31 of the Knitting Extra No. 03.?Hattie 8. M. writes! *? Will someone nleaos send thrmi.h I'm*. TbiBUNR directioais lot um poppwt-eorn stitch, saaeh um-iI for crocheting bonds 1*?'* Popped ? cor a ?.i 11 t-H" is on ti rely new lo the Donal 'Uncut, but it iccoiiiini-i.ils a course of " Battons," as described on page 22 of the Knitting and Crochet Fxtra No. 02. New sub? scribers would tinily most ol' tiien facetious an? swered lu tho two KiiiUing Bxttaa already pu'n lished. __?______?_________. VW'iOli moir's HOME IS EXILE. Prom The il a nc hr der 1 junmirr. If the visitor to Ciiernsey WBOtS to see Ila' island in a hurry, he can take his sen! in ono nt tie- public c.m. lint the best in-thotl ns to walk, willi un other incuinliiiiiicn than a stool .stick. Victor Ban says that for purposes ot poetic Inspiration s walkin the cai Iv Braitling is as good as OOC IB the evening, and while the traveller climbs tbe antique Kue ill's Cornets anil part ol anni lier hil! appropri? ate l.v called ilautovillc. he nay meditate upon tbs poet's words unlil he arrives opposite tho po t's boase in tbs middle of the stn t laotnained. Tue first idea ot a strsBger aught be thal the ki.at mansion is either a barrack or a workhouse, bul he will soon recollect that neither the oas nor thc other would look so terrifically gloomy, ami will probably como, to the com lunion, without assist* ame, that this fortress must be tbs abode of genias. So it is, or rather Wiis, tor the groat man fives in Paris now, and bis sister-in-law. Jfa.lame Chenar, and Ihe BSTVBBts are the only Occnpants of tue place, except for a few mouths (turin.; thc summer, when If, Hugo and bis grandchildren, witb their mother and a few friends, come over for a holiday. Bal though slwavs gloomv outside, the house was once full of sweetness and liuht. when Madame Uluru heida sort of lillie conn, at which half thc genius in France periodically did homage; sr heil the grund farceur, Alexandra I mums, ju-rr, usod to meit the sedate VacQBeriei when Lochray die* copsed politics with Louis Blanc; when the smok? ing-room r:in"j with tlenuiifiaturns "f mttmentouge ant lint FEmpire1' which wonld have millie the. Napoleonic ears thurlo ; when to ba B " prssi i il " vv as to it ii ve the intra lo Haiitevillo 11 on so, before death had struck down every OBS of the family except the grsmlsire and the two children who are the sole heritors of his name. Those biilliaiil circles meet there no more ; in the words of another poid, "All ai'- i ani Iud now and fled: some are imiiiieii, Hinno bib dead"; and lbs great house, is ui vim up to silence, and to what tiiuso who know it of old call desolation. Anybody ih welcome to go MllVflgB it for the asking, and !" \ isit stnli of thc rm un- ns are u ii shu! np altogether or used h\- the ll.embers of the household. Ever, pul of the place hours the Impress of tin in iud which created " Hernani * and "Kuy Klan." You feel the preseiici of the very spirit ol romanticism in the sombre magnificence of the croat drawl ng room, in the gloom ot tho "? nil, gallery," lilied with artistic treasures of extreme ninty and raine, in the dining-room irith its walls covered with Dutch tilca, aiul its great canopied chair, or rather Mirane, tv hi. h stands at one, i-nd nf tin- table, and BCrnsfl vt lu. h is a stout non chain Intended to proven! an. one aittinp them execa. the gnostof tho ancestor of all tilt) Hugos, who is supposed sometimes to pre? side, at dinner All the dei orations of the place might not please a severe taste, lint, allaru eininentl.v characteristic of tbs owner, BBd like Hood's " Haunted House," the ina n sion is full of a sense af mystery ami cl awi . Il the owner is nut there you mav be Benaltted to go iota) his pri ville apartment-, om. ot which, the sleeping-room, is noi much better famished than a cell iii Newgate ot a workhouse dormitory, tbs siiiijile tastes ni the occupant being (julio satislied willi a hard pallet to lie upon and such beiiiomn furaltara as is abeolately necesaary. The other is a low room opening out on the bread leads itt the top of the house, and tai literary inen it is one of the most interesting snots in the world. Herc a great part of ? Lea Miserables'' was Wlitti n. Here were imin ted "Lea Charin.ems" mia -NapeleOB le Petit," which Shook the throne of the - Mali of Ueceinber" Hen', too, wera Written, wholly or la part, *I_8S Conti'luplat um-," "La Legends des Bieclee," * Les Travailleara ile la Mer," " l.'Hninnni (|iii Kit,'' " (.uatre vinirl tni/.o.'' and nth OT works. B0BBS of Walch lave yet to be pub? lished, and whioh, with all then faults of extrava? gance ia manner and sentiment, and tao often of mere atlcctutioii, have gained (pr their author tbs foremost place among the literati of his time. Tts mun is little more tin ii a gairet. Hooks are piled up anyhow against lue walls, and a few pen and ink sk eta hos liv M. Hugo himself, one repre? sent nu.' a dead smuggler hanging in chains fnun B gibbet, se described in " l/Honunc qui Kit," am ihe sole (leeorative features of the place. From the leads outside, which form a promenade all round the house, the view is magnificent, lle low, on the left, is the town of (St.. IVter Kort and tho harbor, alive in summer with_yarhts and sailing boals. Far away are the Casijnets and Abb rn ev ; aud nearer, th" islands of llerin, Jelhoii, and Sark, with, behind them, if the dav is siitlioiently deaf IB allow it to tm seen, the coast of Frame ; and the eye may follow the horizon down to Jersey, having by the time tho view is in taree pt-e.d swept ovei a range of more than a hundred miles. C0NSKBVATISM A SD INSOVATION. From Tlie Hour. A voung man waa arrested Iks other night in the Strand, in l/ondou, for appearing iu a suit of bed (?hint, of various gav colors and a tall white, hat. His eyebrows were painted black. The Baan, part of his lace was daubed with blue anil the lower with uri.In crimson paint. He carried m one timid an umbrella, in the other a rilli-,besides usword uud a bruce of i ;iv.iiiy pistols in his belt. 'I his ci ecu trie pei-son wits arrested ind arraigned at tbs How t-troet folios Court for disorderly conduct ami for creittiiiK a disturbance, and whs ordemd by the magistrate to lind a surety in JJ un for bis ginni be? havior. Now this young man might walk dovn uni of the fashionable or busy laerooghtaroa of Condon at high noon, or appeal al any aristocratic. eroaaet party,ag even nay ins ingaeetg io tn- mn deign, ih BOBBBthlBg like the following costume: A wiiiillen cap with an eagle's feather aim a silver aigrettei a tight jacket arith bras- or nickel hut? tons; a short petticoat of dittereiit colors, bare kines, plaid ?lei -iu_,s. with a knife, mid lurk stuck iu one. garter ami a spoon ni the other, a (smell with tassels of li I ac I', horse hair, and a mediieval broadsword ot nis side. This is the correct High? land dress, which is worn bv several regiments uf the British army, and in which Xing George IV., when he was very fut snd old, appeartvt ou lila visit to Fdinbnr.h. Nobody in England wonld Isiujih at thia ridiculous ? aol np." which really is more absurd than the tostume of tho young idiot who WM arrested in the titrund. IKKDfQ BUBBEB HOLLERS. Inking milers made of india rubber have liecn occih inuilly untile uki* nt inun tune to timi' for many /Mia, but owing to inexperience in their iiiiiiiiiliictiiii' nml use, the results liavo been, until recently, Fir trom satisfactory. Various improvements have, how ever, been made in their muniitiKture for printing purposes. One Foiiilnii manufacturer makes Ins rollers from red mblter, whii'h is, of necessity, very thor? oughly lured, in oilier tnrnalde it io withstand the nation nf fatty inks; and after the rollers liave lueii turned true hy means of self art hil' lathis, n fine surface is given to the rubber by mean* of glass paper, lu oidcr to give these totten tin- softness which i* necessary in seine e im-s, a series of pBffamrtom parallel tn the axis is introduced. For lithographic printing, these rollers have considerable advant&Kts over the usual leather miler. A LENS WITH VARIABLE FOCUS. The piopcrty which the human eye poatsivsea of forming dislinct images of all visible dis? tances is, as is well known, due to tlie power of tbe crystalline lens to alter ita focal length. ISC1KNCK FOR THE PEOPLE. THE CHRONOUEIK. 77ic Science Oltrrvrr publishes a long deserip tion ufa new aud simple monument invented br S. C. Ch.iuilli'i. jr., of Boston, for Hulling tho time by equal altitudes of the sun. It consists of a swim hil' bal, -.iispendod iii its upper end on a pivot iu such a way as to permit the bar to assume freely n vertical position without any torsional 1 evolution. To the bar is affixed ft small telescope, the object-glass near tlie Iwt toiti, the tivi'-lens at thc top of the bar. Below tim object-I'luss a frame is tixud tai thc Inn, i-'iiryinga plane mirror swinging on a horizon? tal uxis nnd pn.vuleil witii a damp fm Axing tho mirror nt uny desired inclination. Belnw tlis is ;t metal Imb. Tbe whole inatiuuicnt. lb-is fm ms a pejiiliilimi, winch is suspended 111 ?-ide a large tube, nt the base of which are ap? proximate levelling screws. A smaller tube at the top carries a dark-glass directly over the eye-lens ol tho inclosed Uleaixipe, without touching it. Fmin this ilcscriutiou of its constructior il is i'vilieut t'liit, if tue instrument is tm nd so that the mirror is lowanl tbe Him, ami the mirror is revolved on its horizontal axis until Un rats from thu sun un- reflected directly up tin- tell scope tiilu', un eve looking into tim In? st! imient fruin the top will see an imago of the sun in Um liel'l of vii'W. As the sun lise* or fulls in the beavens, this image will ris<* or Fill in the held of view, anil Uh passion- miv In observed over a horizontal bar or wne plaecd in tie common loons ol thc eye il rut object glsasvja. and BO adjusted in iliifctinn that it represents it section ol' ;i sin i.i circle in titi' heavens parallel t<> the horizon. Tiiis otfplana tion will imlicnte the modi- ot using the instru? ment in Batting tie nine nv eejaal altitudes ni tin-sim. Hie insiriiiui'iits thus 'ar coiistnnti'il arc very eomnaei ami Bra portable hi thc coat pm kel. 'liny bttvo obJeet-gJBBBi'B ?f ali laches tonis, the magnifying powci being seven or elgBl diameters, iln- whole eiiroii'iileiU is iil'iiul (lin* and three-quarters indies in din Bloter, ind gtauda about nina niches high. With In? struments ni this ri/' anil Construction, sat s .Mi. Chin ilii r, Hie pinb bli' error ot ii single de termination of tho clock timi' with one in str:imeiit m.iy be definitely sated to be within i.ne sm i,nd of tiine. Iin'eed, Um actual results of an ixion led Berieaui rxpetimenta with sev iral iiistiuiiii'iils show the probable prior nf ;i determination with uni' iu.siiiiui"iit to be eight tenths ol ii se.'omi. Ihe (llriervt r also publishes (.lillis io be ll sci I willi tin- ils'l'llllient, illili giies practical illoatrBtioM ol its Baetutneaa, THK CARIBBEAN SKA BOTTOM. Some interesting fii**iet tesl* ding the depth ol the weetara portion ol' the Caribbean Bea have beea reeeatly brought to light. Amongst other researches a line of soundings was nm try the Duffed Slates Coast Survey etounici Blake, from St. Jago de Coba to the east end of .liiiiiaiea, when g depth of ll,04)0 fathoms was found twenty-li ve miles south of tilba. ttabeeojnant Boundings proved tins deep sisn to Im tiie i lum-rn einl oi' ito immensely ibi-p Milby i xteiiitnig flinn between Cuba mid Jamaica lo i he weal ward, south to tin Civilian Islands, ami up to tin' Buy of Hon? duran. The Cayman blands and the Jf isteriosa Bank were found to te fOBUBJta of mountains belonging to a siibniiirine extenskra (very arrjep on its Boathern tlope) ol tte tange running '.lung tbe B nilli!'astern sub- ol Coba, Tte valley ia narrow at ita eastern end, bul nideas between the weetara emt of Jamaica and Cape Cres. v>ben the soundings wera3,000fathoms within fifteen milea of Cuba, and '_'.so?i fathoms within titi niy-live miles nf Jamaica. Taking i- alto/eater it waa found tbat thia Bubmarine valley extends for 7<>u milea botan en Jamaica and Cuba, with an average breadth of eight] miles, lt covan an area of over 85.000 si)ii ne miles, having a depth Duwheta liss than 2,ouo fathoms, except st two or titree pointe, which nie the snmmita of Bubmarine moun tains, and with tin- greatuCl depth of 15,-12*4 fathoms. Tte low islaml of Grand Cayman, which stands aearcely iwcnty feel nnl ol the aaa, is really tbe Bummil of a mountain 20,508 feel above the bottom of this Bubnutrine valley, an altitude exceeding that of uii mountain on tte Ninth Ameiic ni continent. Calculating tin* height ct' Blue Ifountoin in Jamaica trom the bottom ot tin< valley, it wonld give au attit nie of nenrly St9,000 feet, exceeding any of the 1 Himalaya tanga, li is prap peen ta call this ; great Talley tte H Bartlett Deep,'' in honor of 1 its diacovexar. TANKING LEATHER According lo Engiuefriug, aa tmportanl step in advance has recently binn made in Germany in the science and art ol tanning leather, nnd within tin last few moot ba tte gyateai referred to baa been piartically worked out ou ;i BnfB ciontly large neale in I small experim ntul ot exhibition tannery in Glasgow, erected for the purpose ol demonstrating fte value of the new process. Tte pioeeai is the loTrntioa of a Griman chemist, Dr. Christian UeinserLina, ot Prank lint-nii-Llii-Maiii, iimi Minis destined to re ault iu ii total revolution in thi' system of tan? ning which luis hitherto been in use and is truly time-honored, inasmacfa ns it entirely diam dm i ttith the ordinary tanningmateriala?oak-bark and other astringent vegetable products?and involves tte nae of Inorganie chemical com pounds only, tte special member ol' winch is bichromate of pota*h. Generally speaking, it univ be saul thai the otter oomponnda? nil of nindi un' readily soluble in water?have aa neil lunctioii the diseompoaition ot thc bi? chromate ol potash, so ;is to set free its cob fained chromic acid, winch brealrj ItecBem leal agent that exerta tte tannmgeffecton tae tissue limning the curium or lower layer ol' tte annual hide. There arc immy eontideraliona winch seem tr justify tbe expectation of greal reeulta from .tbe Hiiopimn of tte Heinz'liing prod OB. One leading imt is, thal it lequirea fat its com I jill lion a pi'iiod nf only from lour tn live ni six j weeks, whereas ihe bark -tanning process ra , ((.liles from twelve to twenty or o4*caaionally I i ven t li i it v mini hs for ita completioo, Hints I allandy bein adopted in fourteen tanneries in Germany, and is being introduced into Kussia, Belgium, Prance, and Italy. THE DKAKHOKN RKfRACTOB. Mr. llurnhitni's work with the greal Chicago telescope, since ns baa had access lo it) is will known, but Seiencc would like to see tho in st i imu nt nsed lor the systematic Ihmritig of tte fainter nebute. The light-grasping power of the retractor meena to te unexcelled. Mi. Burnham sa.vs Of it: "I knew of no object, limit or otherwise, Wi ich has been seen at Washington or elsewhere, that cannot lie ?rea perfectly at Chtcagns ami aeenrately uuasuiiil." Ami Profr-SCOT Hough, Director of tte Dearborn Observatory, points out that those difficult objects, Ariel, umbriel, Titania, and Oberon, the lour satellites of Uranna, eau readily lie seen uni RBI Jtsmeil, under ordinary iitmnsphcric conditions, with the Chicano tele? scope, near the time of the planet's opposition. Some time ago, Mr. Bin uh.un sent over to F.nglund a aeries of tests for the great reflector poasraaed by Mr. Common, and eon ggdered the litiest reflector, if not the Inset teleaeape, la the world, i ins reflector was tho flint instrument to dated the satellites of Mars at iis hist opposition. It would bc interesting to know what whs the result of tho friendly contest tetwaiSB the English reflector and the American refractor, , \J*j 1 irnrali IV, inr-tr.? nm u 'i'his action is beautifully illustrated, soys En (Unerring, by tho lins willi vunable incus re? cently invented by Ur. Cuoeo. 'Ibis ingenious device cn nsists of two fine glass diws set face to face ni a suiti bio ring frame, anil having au intermediate space which can bc filled with water, which is fed by a flexible tube from ii Ismail reservoir that cnn be raised or lowered at will in artier to increase or diminish the pressure ol' the water. The reservoir majr also take the form ot a syringe bulb which can be pressed by hand. When there is normal pressure on tlie water Hie ibsca remain Hat, and the wat<*r bns is therefore a plane one; but as the pics?uro is increased tho discs be 00.M mote and more convex outwards, and a ray of hffht passing through tho lens is there lore more and more con vet ged. In the same way h concave lens may be formed by gradu? ally lowering the water piessure. A BUND MIA'S ASCENT OF MOST BLASC. To Ihe F.ditor of The Landon Time*. My usc ont of Mont Plane was not a sudden, reck? less undertaking, lt was the result of a tixed pur pass, iimi mily nBiisftakea after a long aad careful preparation. I t'.ioroughly niiilerstn.nl and fully ii|i|ire( Joted all tlie ilitlioiiltios. In order tn curry on my work in behalf of the blind, it is necessary tn keep up my pluck, energy, and iletiTiinnatiuiI. Bleating, swimming, rowing, ridlac. have all coo* I ri l ni I ei I their share lu t his em I, hut hist year I want to Switzerland tn try mountain climbing. The ct pi-riuieiit was highly saoccssfaL This year I wont again, ive' omjianio'l by m.v wife, son, and his High? ness Frince Alexander Georgs of Hesso. After (oar vv.eks' continuous work On the glaciers ami in various moontala saceats, I went to Cbamoonix, aiul witliniit ilithetilty in hieved the object of my suintner's excursion. In oompaay witta mv mn, with Benoit as ny leed'ag gulda, 1 attacks-- Mont Mane. At first the guides expected to drag bm un. bal I gave them their clinicc to leave me to cliinl> in my OWB war ni- give up the undertaking. 1 was resolved to DISKS all limiest elim!, ur givs ti|> tin* ascent.* ] tunk my place nu the rope ia tte ordinary way, except that the distance bcitveei. mv BOB Bad myself WSS nilly a fi iv feet. This enabl'-ii gig In follow his footsteps closely, and in Midi plates ns tte v. rv dangerous crevasse near tbs grand plateau ac moved in mini'dillie .succession. For in-taine, ?'?inre be would take the lingers of his right band ont nt tbe li "lo winch had I eon cut in the ire wall nu the purpose, mj left hand would touch bis right li,i'ii! iimi be rc.id.v to iii-oii-iy th bole BS MOB as he !ia.l roliti'iiiisbeii ii. Wita tho exception <rt catting very excellent -lops for nie, the guides daring thi SBt 'Ul did nut BSBIst BBS in any way. I vv a* glad to Hud that tin- a-' 'nt nf sack sleep places as tin Bosss wss uni'h easier than I bad snticipased. Tl.utting "f teiis reqoired considerable tlaie, ami allowed bm si my lelsare to prepare tor each difficult and (ian (emits step. ISesi.loi carrying a itrong alieiistnck. 1 always take with bm in ditli cuit climbs a snarl walking-stick, which I often use in my righi hind as au indicator; and to show '.ill which li I-- possible to attain in this way I may mention thal 1 did nol Bliss a single step 1b the entire ascent. When I reached the summit, benoit exclaimed: "Welcome to the saaajail ol Munt Blane. Yeti are tbs hrst and laid blind gen ii-'maii who will ever stand npon this the highest poial ni Earope." Bat my mind was busy. Pass? ing fran peak te peak, I went reuad the entire i ip le, dwelling on many favorite summits. They hod all i cn carefully stndii d, .'ind oin li in its tum hronght aoflvo bcw winged bops for toe tatara, lt waa very i-'ilti. ami tba Baines soon reminded us that we masc begin the deereat, Bafors dotna bo, bowever, I cooseeratad my life ooew tn the blind, snd bave now returned to England to prosecute tins "if parpOOB cf nv li'"' In (titiioult climbs I roly entirely upon my own rnrefnl steps aad tts strength of mv own arm, but >n making descents i' is otherwise, especially over mow slopes. Hon-1 take tbs Xante's ann and my alpenstock in tbe other band, and boand down wini peal rapidity. We made the desecBt fran the suiiimit to tin* Grand Mulcts in three boors and thirty mil.utes. F. J. CAMPS' l.r. lioyal Normal College for the, Blind. ME THOMAS HUGHES ON SUNDA Y 0B8ERF ANCE Before entering bbob his lecture on "Charles Kingsley." In Cincinnati on .Sun.lay lits:, Mr. Thomas Hoghes saul: " in deference i<> tbs Bl ii -I- expressed wish nf tte Yoong Men's i'.'i.y Club of this ctv, I sm hem lo i deliver this address on a sunday sfternooa. ll fore proceeding to my immediate subject, I wish io make mv awn posiumi hare perfectly clear. In my owneonntrr 1 nave never taken part io any such v..uk as ib.s. Without ibo leaal wish tojjnilgs, still Iras to censure, otters, mair.- of whose views I ac kiio.v !oil- ? hsVS Uiiiell to iio.niiieiid then, I haw in rei been abu: at home to satisfy myself that 1 sin i il ii 'i bc doing inure hann th in good by identi? fying myself with those who provide geueral lec? tures for the people ou Sunday afternoons. 1 was trained as a child to l?"k npon Sandsy as adsy w indi-huuiit bs devoted to rest aad to worshl . li.- v yeer that lias passed over my bead sines e mid hood bas Btreugtbt di il those early Impressions. I link upon Sunday os a quite unspeakable i less bag to all (.Hi i.-tiaii nations, and stevs nil io nm rnce, iii-uii vv lie-in mu targa a share of the vin id'-- han! work bsa bees laid m this marvellous country, and wbo ara addroetiaa Itemselves to il wiiii iii em igy lini of iiii|e and promise for tbs future, wbili controlled by nigh purpose ami hi^h principle, bni const wtly in danger of run mn_ i.it'i it", risb haste and reckless and nnright I'ous greed of no-session?an unmanly hankering after material prosper itt and wealth. a.g_in*l thia false tendency?I bis sun le temp atiu ioi u - English folks oa both aides of the Atlantic?Sunday, Uod's appointed dat of rest Mid worship, ttamls uni as t I.e - ,. bulwark and safeguard, ne man wbo has i i.'ii in (,' ni ami :i triii* love far Iiis country would do an :ici ni sey a w ard which could eadangei lo tba remotest degree tbe reverem u for ol tbe obssrvaaea rn' i nat day. We nave Ur endeavor foi oarselvss sad lui- ibo-4- wini' omeafter ns to re tore tbe ii us Ideal, and rea , tom)] italy, ' al wisely and irently as we u.tv, tbe imo relations between real anil worship, which alone eau reston! Qod's appointed day of res) in ii-i full power, anil malt" it mighty nguiu for the healing of thi nations. I'o help on this good work, then, as 1 understand it, lam bera to-dsy, I trust ?indeed, 1 toke il for grouted?that the object of this society ia al bottom the same ut my own, other wnw 1 sm nen antler false pretences. Wa are tint here professedly, indeed, for on oct nf worship in tne common acceptance o the word. Bat ws arc bera to lift op our hearts for an hone above their ordiuarj surroundings; and at any rate to commune il we eau Wltb inn* nt tim bravo.ii ;ind n.tble.st. spirits '.vim iiine leen wm !..iie; SBMlllgSl us for lim gnoil of mau and the glory nt ii,d tn this generation. ANOTHER H MISSING LINK." From Ihe St. J a mn's Gazette. Profaaaog owen's researches among tbs tenth .Min an (Beella have just brought to liu'lit aimtlier nt llinse curious cnllliectlllg links bel Ween widely (liiieient classes o' animal--' winoh the theory ol evu Uittoii hus led us t., expect, and winch Ihe diligent-o m fossil hunters has now Buds familiar. Already we have frown accustomed to hear of birds with li/.ard like tails or with teeth in their jaws, of silurians with wings, ami ot hurvs with three tOBS Hut Professor Owen's nsw apeeiee is one ot still deeper interest, because it helps us to bridge over tin- pap between lue inanuuals and the coid-hlooiled vertebrates. One nv one tbs [alfs which separated le.li. amphibian, reptile, .iud bini have been lilied ii|i: aud BOW the last ol' them, between reptile ami in un mid. seoiiii. iu it fair way to bo tilled up la its turn by tin-,'- Boath African remains. Thu fOssi! lillies in i|in stum aro I li uso nf an extinct reptile which in some points of its skeleton often an anal i'uy to the ormthorh. ndius, or dtiek-inole of Aus t i.ilia-tte ereatare familiarly known as ? tho oe ant willi a bill." The (turk-mole probably posSBSBBS iiiiue aliases than any other living animal; but Its recognised scientiflc title luis boon Anally set? tled as platypus; and I'rofessnr Owen has accord ingiy bestowed apes the Booth African torin the formidable nama of pLstypoOasauraa winch sinus ii,i it* main character! tics kaafnatatetl. It is. in fact, a lizard-like reptile with a tendenry tow un I certain lott types nf mammalian structure. To estimate thu leal value of tte newly discov? ered creature, and the light which if. casts BBOB the history of emiulinn, wu must reflBSSBbcg what are tba PoesHaritiaeef ihe living duck-mole itaaLt. It is, indeed, w il li its first cousin, the edi id na, one Of liiiise nunn kable surviving; tynes which inca -.11.n,illy cn.ii'lc BS, oven in mir lum-' world, to BOBO the apjiartnt gulf between Ingiily (Itth-reu tiated organic classes A mammal only by cour? tnay, the duck-mole may ba roughly described as a liir-cuvorotl ainu.al which lavs egus. Il is thus al? ready not very tar removed in tho must ISBportaat particular fruin tba reptiles; while, ob tue otter html, it (loin iv Im 'a us nu to'iMincheil animals, like the kangaroos, which bring birth their ynung alive, it is true, hut still in a condition scare riv dutering from that of a clink in the sgg. While there are still considerable gaps tO bs filled in the sss Jcs al nat tala points, we may aevirttelesa sat- that the pedigree nf tho Uialiliu.ilia frnui tlie reptiles ia now pretty sui ely made nut. Alining liv mg or extinct forms IVS have, first, the primitive reptile: then a reptile With na-CCOl mammalian tendencies; next, a still moro Buunmslisa batovw viviparous form; then, a Kai ii. a group of peached mammals; tlnii a few elnseiy allied but poiiehless mammals: aadtbaa tho various lines ni denoan! culminating ni our highest existing crt -lures. Aud the typological BBsessaiea of all these forms isex ;ntlv what. 4iii thu tboon'of evolution, one would agpest to mid it. "Hit down," said a hundsotnely-drcsHcd and viiti-iiiui )uuiiK I adv to a eurnpaniou at s fashionable aasarma i-Uo- : " .n dui* n : li's Ut* only lilli,- )ou cul Un h-n- ? nie ii: (..tu* obliged tu psy fur th. 1 vii hal Faw. Fngli.-hman (to Scotch I'.i. kiaiitn; " Mac, bow ls ii t-al wli.ii yim scotli camm to Ku ni sud you invsr ku back 1" Hoot?" Wrsel, ye toe, ti u in a war impossible fur m ta gs Bark, Iioi-miiio we Ui.ik' ll S point lu be -Jte gsun lol r*nl." Undi. , ItKLIGIOUHINTKLLIOENCE. Bunor VohjUT. on M a uni aor.?Bishop Donne, of Aili'iuv. baa published a pamnhlet on * Kindred and Affinity, or (Jori's Law of Mar? riage.* in which thc fcixty prohibited degrees in thc Fnglish Table aro foicibiy advocated. Of thees sixty degrees all hut six urn commonly assented to, wi that thc argument is bawd mainly on tho remauiing six. These tum upon the pivot of the two prohiDilions : u A man may not marry his wife's sister;'' and u A woman may not many her husband's mothar." The Bishop aims to show : Nt, Tnat numulgi-with a deceased witi-'s elater is forbidden in Holy Scripture, because it ia the mime sin aa man inge with a man's own sister. _:d. To give, fiom various sources, the catena of authorities show ing that this hus liecn underslsiod to be the meaning and intent of Holy Scripture, in all ages and in all portions of the < lin -t ian Church. Em iiigtics the Question closely, and finds only two real difficulties: the sentimental difficulty, ?nd the difficulty ol dealing with pei sous who ignorantly or wilfully have violated this law of God. Of tte first it is very simple to any, in answer io the sentiment of the sister heine the best mother to her sistei's childi SB : lai't her he the motlier .is she cnn bc. nml is, iii innumerable cases, whcievi-r nnd whenever tte impossibility oT ber becoming the wife of her sisters husband is recognized. Amati to whom thc bit ter nt ss of widowhood has been sent must t;ike bis choice, ll he wants a motlier for his children, let hun take home to them his sifter, hy ittii11tly ; thc blood-sister of his wife. If he wants a Mile, lit hun take to himself B0SBS other woman than the one whom Clod's Word doth not alloi' h",m to take. As St. ll I BalBl u A second marriage is allowed, but not ai n passage to licentiousness.'' The itishop adda : " How can a injin soberly lift up this sen? timent, this expediency, this imprrealon of what lie teals to OS UM BWoSteet and most natural thing, against the annrannm weight of (Ind's law as witnessed to, in its meaning, by tte Church ol' sixteen, aye of eighteen cen iuri4's. I call it sentiment, taging the inoffen? sive iiaini'. It is often a sickly sensualism poorly disguised under a thin veil. And iigainst it is to he ant up the tact that the un possibility of marriage estabttaLes ttrm'y the mered nnd most Menard relatkaahip nt tba wile's sister iu the family. Thi'very n Miie hy vvbich tte relation bl known involves tit ccr tiiinty nf this protection. Slie is a sister in law, i.e. in tte law nf Goa" ? aa oar good Eng Indi speech dennes it, n arstm, with whom, be? cause marriage is ln,noasible, tin: wise int inn. cv of ii brotber'a relation is possible ann safe.*' fte Bishop's aiguments ari-ilireci il mainly to tin- Protestant episcopal Chnreb. "Day after dav," he says, "the loosest ii tn! lowi st thei.rics about the mani-M tie are finding expression, in legislative action proposed or panned. Ami lt becomes us, bowetOI small, in proportionate nu.'ilii'is, this Church may be, among ponular tb liiiuiiuat'Oiis or godless Inwmahnvn ui the ea y venality of Rosaan ilisj misers wiih tte truth, it beeomea us, nil the more, te let'our little nundle throw his beams,' and shine bite 'a good ticed in a naughty world.'" Wi'NDAY-sr now. Fut-RATunr..?Tho ItV-v. M. C. Loehwood, of Albany, delivered a striking nd Irrae nt tbs annual session of tbs linds! n Elver Baptist Association North,lani Tuendav night. He declared that the Sunday Behool libraries of the present day am full of books DaVOred with cain, which, under the thin veneer of religion, preach hypocrisy. UI gould advocate,'1 he said, -a library that wonld contain standard works, for so far as literature for the children and vining people is concerned I di em thc prenent character of om libraiieo extremely pom. The riling genera? tion is ii nailing oi.e, and there are few children imt that like to read, mid do mad. Ileailing matter is much mote accessible ta ajay than ever before, not only because ni its ttunntlt* hut of iU cheapness, mid boohs are written not only to oater to the taste, of our gi own people but to earth the eye and inteie-t ot our little people. .VI st of our great publishing houses publish a paper especially for children. Weeklies, monthlies, ami Btjry-boohl nie dropping From tbe press by thousands. They are bidden nuder tte desk in tte s-hoai-houne. read at night in horns stolen from needful sleep, can ied in the box of the shoeblack, rend behind the fence by tte farmers boy, under the pillow by file chani'tieniiaitl, in the hand ol' the nnrse when she should tie attending to her infant chalga avery where Mahn find theil Wiiy, and the worst of it is that most of thone bunks ure no hooks. They ure tin iiaini'les.s spewings of tibscene vulgarity, Ihe line conceptions of coarse tools, the brainless bttftoonery which jests Bl holy things, a pi ison literature which makes a bern Of the boy who (I Bregarda bia parents, plays tricks upon his teachers, inns away from home, and joins pit ates oi' brigands. With propel attention, the Sunday-school library tau overcome this great i viii by putting into tbe bunda of children booka thal would cullirote a taste foi only thc beat rending. Hie wise man will open to u chilli the In asuns of fiction. Thc Mistake of our hbi my st sn m Ins been tte attempt to adhere to what is termed tbe purely religions, iimi in order to carry mit this purpose they in. ve accumulated u quantity of weak ami driv? elling stu;.; the prim Miss Nanny milk and water gush thai nukes Chtanttaaity a bore and the gi'tal little enild a prig anil canting nuisance. Moat religious novel* have nothing lo commend them other than the dann tliev sot up for teing reiiaiuna; they ure veritable hypocrites, whited sopulclics. novels nf n low uiilei and a poor sly lc. with enough religion na a ??uga!- coating to induce a Sunday school library ts take them. I have come to the opinion tbnl a dav nf reform ia not rai oft, anl the Lime ia near wtenoni beet and purist Be 1 n>n writers stell have a pince in oin Mind.iy aeliool libraries."_ Ti KKisn IvrniiiK \Nt:i;.-A Moslem Indy nnd ber daughter, li\ing In tte town of Surfs,in Southern Almerna, embraced tte Christian re? ligion, iinii the gul mai inti an Anueni.iii. The Moslem inhabit nita, excited by fanaticism, ;ujind themselves arith dubs, daggers sud guns, ami attacked, nn the night ol August 8, the houses nf the Ainienians, thereby aptead iog terror among the Christian famit<ea, Tbey arreeted the mw ly married couple, and led tliiiii bellin- the Muslim (iovenmr, who thanked tho liahomntun mob for their de? votion, and DUt thc Aiineii.in and his wife in pi ison. Incidents -udi as (hie iimi the murder Of Mr. Fat sons impair the value of tlie moral which joni nats like Thc Tilegraph and lae Cit Jobi fi'i Uovtstts draw from aonae correspond? ence lately published on the subject of l'rot esliiiit educational efforts in Tm key : ** AmiTi Can and lliigli.-h uii.-^ionaiii's, by maana of the Botert College and other agencies, have done grant go,ai. ami have not been offensively piosely'i/.ing. Their principal liifflculties have arisen, not trom Mahometan but from Eastern Christian fanaticism. The mudi-abused Turk is, n? a mle, thoroughly tolerant In practic us well RS theory, and the unchecked spread of Finn-stunt missionary effort is the visible re? sult ot this -a ramil which cannot bc wu Beaned Ol Rangle, Whees zeal for toleration only extends to her neighbor's practice, and net ci to her own. The distressing thing is that there should be Proteetaata ready to profit by the liberty thus granted to them, and to boast of their success, yet blind enough not to seo, or dishonest tHough not to admit. Mint to the ex? ceptional mildnam ol the I oririan rule are they indebted for the possibility ol diffusing their re ligiou iu Tukey." _ It is scarcely wrrth while to contradict the iilsiiiil report of thc discovery of an original BBaaaeeripS by the Apostle. IVter iii Jerusalem. It nmn in the hands, this story rau, of a Syrian anchorite, who n-iu.ed to part with it to thc Rntish unit Foreign Ibbie Society, notvj ith standing ihe large sum with which that wealthy association sought to tempt him. Frofessot De Lngiirde, of the UnivcisMy of Goitmgeti?who is leporled to have baan cnmniiasioiietl by rhe Ibbie Socittv to make inquiries into fhn auth? enticity of the document -has lately declined, iu the columns nf the Berlin National Zeilmg, that the whole affair is "a swintlle." lt is well known, he observes, in initiated circles that "extensive manufactories of niititpniicM ami manuscripts exist in Jerusalem." The Fins stan Uovernine.it nml liernutu Oriental scholars nero made the cuni prey of these deceivers in the affair ol the now notoiious Moabitika. Futtia<.k Cf Chaktkki sk.?A lurge Par? ti.usiau iiiuinistt ry is now buililing iu the K:ig li-.li comity of MSang. It is to ho dedicated to SL Hugh, and is to bc an offshoot of the mi ii ast i-ry of the li ramie t li, tr. re us ? ill the mountains of Dtuphinc Tho est.itt- is about '.i-'tO an cs, of which llflccn are covered with buildings. Tho aiohitect is M. Noricand, and the building ts nearly us large as tbe parent house. The main court is larger than tb'.1 Tom Qnnd at Chi int Church, Oxford, or the ' gioat court ot Ti in tty at Cambridge, aud t surrounderl hy a range of cloisters with stone fretted vaults. Tbe eacioeed area is to bc laid ont. witb gardens and fountains, and a tower anil spire of enormous height will rise above the southern putt*. Tbe ehaplM is to be of cathe bnl-like dimensions. The libtarv, tba refectory, and Ihe chaptcr-hou.-e aili be on a grand wale. Bach choir-monk wiM have a lied room, a sitting-room, two work-iooms, ami a aerarate garden. Fishponds, a windin ll, and a luke are being constructed, and the nucleus of a good libra/y is already formed. Tho money romes from the sale of the famons Chartreuse. (Jenerally Ihe titular abbots of nil thc old Kug Hah chief religious houses have teen k.*pt up by the Roman Patholics, wno even now, have, it is reported, some quiet ecclesiastic called the Abhor of Wontminster. The Rc . James Freeman Clarke remarked in rhe eaton nf a seimon in the ('horeb of fha Disciples, Huston, last Sunday night, that in these days runny have- left oft going to church. saving that they can get along just us well without tie Sunday service, ami that they de? rive no bewail from the preaching. This ten? dency in no donut in part a reaction from that iig'U of church-going that prevailed with former generations, with whom attendance at ebuivh was regarded ns a sactament, as some? thing good of itself Independent of what might be derived fnm listening to oi partekiog in the setvices. So far has the reaction gone thal in Bonton I min la thought riuitc as well nfl who dots not go io chinch, mbJ the aoo-attendsuta even take Mime credit to themselves ax ls irg of tin' chis- of advanced flunkers a ho have out? grown the chinch, ami no longer need Un help or guidance, but ir. ay ra a law unto tt.cniselvcs. President ltnbinsnn told the Rhode Island Baptist Kduiatio'-al Society on Monday even? ing that lie hail buen lmiircss.-d with strange convictions of sumo evils connected with ti.?i eleemosynary aid of men lookikg to tte Chris nan min isl ry. Vet lie soi I this held mu-t ba given. All branches ol t'hmtemloiii led (bis to lie positively necessary. Dr. Rubin-on i ar? tiest ly ml vocin "d such help ol young men as should nonSMVS their self-respect nml rn ml ? ness. In illiistintinii nf his point he t?ld how Mr, Garfield received his education, ihcinan wi if i furnished him lin* means of ednentisn, when he .-aw him a power in Congie.*., what satisfaction ii ass tn him ! And tit; .liv, he said, help those nun who help themselves. Tremont Tempi", Boston, which a-is burned on August ll, 1H7'.t, will lie reo|iened thin evening, naving been ptactiealty inimill Tho propel ty is controlled ny the Bvnagobeal Jinp tiat Benevolent nnd Ifiaaionnry Society, and is held sinned tn a mot tgage of $1 78,000, about $100,000 ol this amount having bein cxpci.ned in the rononatrnetion. The rebuilding opsvsv tions bedail with the strengthening of the rasa liatit'tis, ami ended with a thoroughly artistM ilei'nnition ot the practically new stim-iuri ; an 1 throughout tht; mil ire woik 110 exi-ense his bet n spar, d lo make the new IVemant Tsmpls Bsafe, lommodiotis, coiivmioul aud attractive resort for the public. The Roman Patholics of Liverpool have organized a dub known as "l'lie Newman." Thc chairman stated Bl the fi 1 Mt meeting that there was no Roman Catholic represent:!! nv ni Parliament for any constituency in the whole ot Great Britain, ami he believed this arena m 1 ('imsiileiable ilgree from the Hom in Cst Billies not neting togathnt, ami not giving up pet schemoa of their own. He Itelieveil l.tvetp nd bal a better chance of reluming a liotn.iii Ciirholic member than any other constituency, alni that was an oivjeet to which tney should look foi wan!, as its realization would have ? most powerful influence in favor of their Pliurch. _ Tillie was nn earthquake shod, ut Freiburg, Bwitseriand, three weeks ago to-day. A apaeial high mass was being celebrated at fte inonu ut in the Prurch of St. Nicholas, it being tte annual (tay of brieavjeaaBan, penitence, nug thanksgiving, which ia held in eva ry punsh io theSwin Federation, CntboUaand Protaatant alike. Thc cantonal and municipal au? thorities were piestut in state. Tho con? gregation battened tbat the church was falling, anil all Heil lo the doors, hamilv wit hour any serious accident. Few eonld be induced to return for the leinaimler of tho service. The Suffolk West Association (KiWi m Mas? sachusetts) has decided thai a punitive belief in the endlessness of future punishment is not absolutely iiecersary tor admission to tim ranks of Congregational milners, ami ti,at lilli case nmst tie decided not according to abstract prinelplen but aroordaag ts ifs indi? vidual merits. 'Ihe ease ls that sf tte JteW. L. I. Briggs, who had bera prominent nt tte tfnl VI ls.ilist di nomination, Imt found himself -hm or tho lox" to remain in thntnaavsmination. 'Hie Hafiliit Weekly fella a story of a Con? necticut pa-tor who while prcidiing 011 Abra? ham's cal! .0 ofter up lanae, very gravely re? marked: "it waa no doubtful spion. I beharra tbal Abrab ino knew that he heard th" voice of Cod, just as p'.iiiiilv as you heiir mv voice, ij yon aro awake." That "if" mada tho euottun anea straighten np. The spcessio.i of the popular Broad Church melcher, tte Rev. Stopford Brooke, from Ihs F.nginh EMabttabamnt <>n nerena1 ot avnwtd IJiiiuii iar i-m, is tsgnrdsd by tte rallgione presa ss un baneat sol which bbs been tss long deferred. His atrmone al BleaaMrinsry Chapel long ago camed lum into pratt ica SoivniuiiLsin. The ancient Kn,rlish Chinch of St Michael's. Winchester, ts about in be ragtags*). The luise of tte tower noa built rory surly in tho reign nf King .Fhn. Bflam yens before the signing of Magna Ph. 11 ta. "And after the uproar ceased." was the first line ol Scii|.tuie ninl ly tin' postsi efaeaurch in Ithaca after aa unusually noisy perforniance by organ anil choir. Dr. Purry will become Associate F.ditorof 7As M; tlnnlixt when Ins pu >? nt iluiics aa Lditor of 7Ac VwmistttM. lit'irvtitory end. CUBERS l' RELIGIOUS OPINION. KW li* OW 1'lllKill I'Oi.IlP'el. /..... Crek tn Tht ChrtrUan .idcu-nt*. We have Battered from " I. huron politics." Wo always sutler when intliveli alitv results in ind iv id na! ism. Thea sinful egotisms and se I loll ness aro just at hand. Then there will ba tte development* of uBchriatiaa rombiBat-sse to -et into oiric*). Tina the brethren. otlierwi!*e matann ikiwitIiiI lor good, will be iou nd maning cliques, pushing asult* rivals, ami lining everything in their power to absolatsly make tln-ir ow s appointments. These aro ail disor gaaising tendencies wherever Hey -i>|M'.ir. Sufficiently produced, tiny will inevitably destroy Methodism. Aro mses aandenetaa hs Ohio stronger thiin els. u hoie * Perhaps not. Kilt tin-y are bern in bbbIclent fame tt mgafare faithful watchmen nu tte wails to lift UJi the voice of warning. I.et our pri'4'ious .young moil let-are. Unit hers everywhere, leave rings anti isilit leal ki-Iioiiiiiu to BStttiaal ih'ra.l goguco. liud in mercy B-BBBSt the Church against theui I _ a ropoLAB Youan psst-hts. Arti w? Tht .Vcv lorie Tablet A road ju tor hun lM>en BppefasBM Pst 1 tt?* undid toceaa of Now York in the person ol' bishop (.'orr. .in. There is a feeling! of general sattafas tea smong tte clergy and laity BU the Babiest of this BBBOfBtBBMt, Thii noeil of a condiutor archbishop to tim vctiernlda ( animal Met 'loskey has lor a lome time been atipitr cut. Anthhiatep Corrigan moves io Cardinal sss* Uleeteya hourn at once. Several prominent clergy int 11 are mentioned os likely to rvsjeivs tbe mitre ai the Newark d-BSSBB. among tither- V icir-lioiieml Quinn, Ihe Kev. Dr. Mcli ly nu. Monsignor I loane, the gav, .lames H. I'orriuan. an.l tbe eacdiaaPs ? ? retarv, the Rev. Father tarley, lt is roasiderot probable thal lbs Vsrv Bav. Moaaigawc Dobbs will be -clot te,1 SS ttl* next I'lsle'l' to silo ced thc \i. <4t Kev. I>r. Corrigan, beeaass of bis Bopnlantjf In Newark, a-, areli M beraBssof hisriperioot'S in dn? ee-.an matt, r- generally. However, there is uo ob Milute certainly yet as to the one who is to re. eivo the iew appointment. Winn raaaorralee s4imo seven vi 1urs ano, a\rchbjshep CorrtgaB ?>s> tba roangsal iwtBibur of tho hisraiihy,and non. hols tte voting's' sassthatee itribMateo la the 1 m.sd elulra. 18 PKKSIlYTKKIAHileiM M CI.IMNOI The Kee. Wm. II. Kvheru tm The ofc_?.-?#r Tte totuis ol IBs >eatl> additioaa bum Ai'ril, 1876,tS Apri?, IMHO, are given in the Minutes thus: 1875 76.. Js un IS7H77.41 '-? s 1S77 7s. .:ij'.'77 W4 7U.i'J vm 1*711 SO. -.Tl.X.tH (ir ind total,.17V.?1P 1>,??lu, t bam this stun tho diilcroneo between Ilia total ' 'hu re lt BMWbershlp in April. 1M7V MHl. ITJ ; . stn! the total in April, I8MO? C 7i4,ii71 4,r 7'J.ii..:. uud we have blt 11 total of I04I.IIH. perwui to ito itt ?counted for. r'loila lins lott toUi ileillli't for deaths in tho a.enu.0 rutiu of '-'il par l.nn.i. or fir the five years. 56,-70, and we have asa remsniilcr, 50,7041?a sum repn-snnting thu nutnbei ?( rbureli members who have duutpnuaivxl froui our loil, m wats iiiiucc.ou ntiil for during live j ( nra.