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ÖPi M g y ' . ■ : ... f,, -J i * «dplcowh, mnr CA8TLE wan, mmn» tunriDAY moR wra> ma sca », 'Æs mm iw«. Wm Wm || >V I? I ant bring, ■nkflofflic ■-*• tba bast; i«rkaowlag mum lo raat M to <mr__ riikÄ?. be baits «T daylight, the midnight haar. ; Mings I Mm v mbe wfl ibis* t oul-Mvsnllngs— il, round lbs* twine. ft ih . flfater Jflistfllanç. IÏÏKBEB SEVEN. Barca ta moro fovond in the aay other digit. It ta «Âtnin conventional i I me fob •bar One is said to «ecu py more of '« attention ; but, this selflsb aspect apt aside, tbo palm must certainly be giv ra lb aM «Aar respects to Number Heven. Vba foveritiam of this number is variously qg ptaiaad: Ingpen, ia 1021, satisfied bimauif of tbo superexoellencu of Num bar Save# ia tbe following ingenious tidy: "feta compounded of one and six, Mts and fit«, three and four. Now every •M of lb««* taring excellent of themselves demonstrated iz ), bow usa number but be far more excellent, oraeiotittg of them all, and participating es fc wera, of all Aeir exeellent virtues?" Bomber Karra was largely used by the Mabruw Biblfosl writers, both iu tbo plain and s tynpioul nr figurative i Besides tbe sovcu days of tbe flNOfc, that* wer« Jewish feasts or festivals with a period «f seven wcoks ; a surra years constituted a ju or period of rejoicing ; the eandle of Massa bad seven branches, cle Aar* are many passages relating iu W«yh, and at dilfereut eras in the Wkril uarrutire, to tb* Seven Cburvbes * off Asia, Ao «even wta« men, tb« Keren follli af A* Holy Ghost, the Seventh Day m At Boroatb Month, the freeing of primai ta tba Seventh Tear, the seven MU B ea l «, A« ttaveu Kymbolieal , A* Seven Witness««, set. Tbe boliaCharab ia rieb iu Number doakrta* and ta ritoal Thor« ton D eadly Bina, tb« 8«ven Sa Ao Bovra Canon leal Hours, \ i, and An Karen Pwitratial r. A* lime lied for divine ser «barebot ; they diyid« the ty taka eevaa parta; and, I * ayattanl relation lo oer Hfonoea, they are regarded Â* aeren days uf creation, 0 I day that th« just man grara.oftb.Ho'yHpirit, w of tbe Lord a Prayer, attane of Number ft«r«n. 1 5 C 4feA.4nf' X '"Ä ** ■ri.* j usé t*Ä M fear oraturise old. af man's Hfe. a* I aAhnarrnw, « i mid day. A « knight M noon, tb* kingly , older ly, aroaora, da mn para of man, eaqnae ia laaarill ^^^rib^ ata mao r, ta *» »r Htl^ nm Mgs, Anvi WfllplrtHfllll I NHI of i aaotiia tba Barra Pat fi^Np»t.«flMft «Am», tb» mm I Nvw oth«M, tb» Bow* •èrita Bm , tb« Bovra ta Mi It »Eai-tîftggËag? Ww» raod u W — r» ftaqurat iy tiw at •*•■ é«N> wy ti «Ht ion« nw pifM fa . mb* for • MbM «f 1maper w tlra. •r *«« »w* Saptragra p ro pa n d, I* whiab «eory Mira Olak Uonota ol4or op*or41 «Il jrrang follow* lltlj-l« a*4 M*«at« eh taring 8**«o Oaks ' bot WOOD It (Imply - boro. «» *« koo«. ptoMoat ptaa* lo Ko*t, 0*4 No«* Stant-y 4e*erib(0 at*r* ooha ota*4lag I* a line, at a particular «pot la PoltoUao, OMooiated io the mind* of tho ooU*ao with a tory «trou*» tagend. Oal* ( tko legead raaa ) killed Mo brotkor Abel, ha wo« punished by boittg «nmpetlml to «arry the doad body darlog Um long prriad of •*« baadrod yoora, and to bary Itia thia spot; bo pl» tiled hi» «taff to mrk tho «pot, and out of tble staff grew np th« aeren oak tree*. a name M a i Wbm ' Who can Mil ua «bout the Sevan Sis tara— the name of seven elm-trees at Titl traham, which have also given their name M tba road from thenes to Upper Hollo way T In HedwcTa " History of Totten ham," written nearly two hundred and fifty year« ago, he describes l'ago Oraen, by the side of tba high-road at that vil lage. and a group of svvpii elm« trees in a circle, with a walnut tree in the contre. Ha says: "This tree hath ibis many years stood there, and it ia observed year ly to live and bear leaves, and yet lo stand at a stay, that is to grow neither greater nor higher. This people do commonly tell the reason to be for that thero was one burnt upon that plaoe for tho profes sion of the Gospel." Thera was also some connecting link between the walnut tree and the Seven Sistem by which it was surrounded. There were seven elms plan ted by seven sisters, ono by each. The tree planted by the most diminutive of the sisters was always irregular and low In its growth. Hut now ooiucs another le gend of tho walnut-tree. There was an eighth sister, wbn planted an elm in the midst of tho other seven ; it withered and died when she died, anil then a walnut tree grew in its plaoe. Hut now the wal nut-tree is gone, one of the elms is gono, and others arc gradually withering. In Ireland there is a legend connected with a lonely osstlo on the «oast of Kerry, tol ling, in like manner of seven staters. Thc lord of the cnstla was a grim and cruel man, who had seven brautiful daughters. Seven brothers belonging to a band of Northern rovers, wero east on that coast, and fell desperatlvcly iu lore with the seven ladies. A rl.indcstino escape was f ilanned ; this being discovered, the heart ess parent threw nil the seven lovely damsels down a chasm into the raging surf below. Something more is known about the paradis* of bird eage», that porium of birds and birdlime, that resoit of bird-eatehers and bird-buyers. Seven dials. Kvelyn, writiug in lOtll, said : " I went to see the building beginning near St. Gils'a, where seven streets make a star from a Dorie pillar placed in tbi middle of a circular area." Thia erection was said to be seven feet square at the top, had save« faces or sides, end seven sundials on those seven faoes. The seven diala fared seven streets : Great Karl. Little Karl, Great St. Andrew's, Little St. Andrew's, Great White Lion, Little White Li««- and Queen streets pillar and its »even dials ware removed about three-quarters of a century Were lb«y not taken to Walt Thames, and are they in extaleoee now 1 Those friends of our boyish years, the ''Suren Champions of Ohristond out," hare been a subject of moro learned dissuasions than moat boys—even old boys—would suppose. It would seem a daring ques tion to ask whether Sbakapoare eoudea «ended to borrow any of his brautiful em The ago. ton-ou language, uuy of hia rieh imagery, from tbta book. A«d yet suoh a question ba* bera asked. Mr. Keighllev. author of tho •* Fairy Mytbologr," itsrtad • few years ago in Natee uni* Qntriei. It ap prars that Riobard Johnson, th* author of tb* "Kavra Champions," was on* of the eratemnorarta* of Shakespeare and that boot was pabltabmi at «boat tbe Mine lima M many of tb* ptaya of onr great pact. Let ns rite three peseegee pointed cat by Mr. Keith let. Tb« Champin M» : "As tbay p a w ed along by theft ii aide, wbtab, gently rnnning, made sweet mnata with enameled alone«, and seemed the IIS ror to giv* «gratia to «vary lodge bo - J, -rimag«."Co«i iu tb* Second « of Verras j" pan AI« a A at of tba " Two Krsu^gttBgrspeg-m, Banana swaot svac «ira ï'.'siCKrs Tha MMli-eap ward ta tb« tatter abow bow many «t a tba paint» af rwmUbaa ta tbo miTSX i-'nia to >« «f " îSSmâsïïï tait«*? i wm I H i h to liwr of Ja hu ra a htln *-« w — «» » •»«tafc« r *hi ÄS paaaag**. At u| rat*, N«mb«r 8«*ra ^?.r > 7i hoa *7 ib 'a Mb * M> P aHMa ' MotAa but aarioos mom Um m apoiatlaoa of Nawbrrtforu lT that «M fortooo l* ko lia fotkrr of oorao Into, «* pMiolljr If *• *irt iotonrtoo to brook •MthMity of A* i Ul«4 fonkwith. Lot hlm *ot tolk "«boat tb« too aiaoy oliro-braaebca ia bi« gardon, or too araay arrow* io bio qairor, or too onoy little folk* araaad hie table ; bb ••«••tb boy will b* tbo woodor. I* tho d tatriet aroond Orleana, io Praam, a «•tenth eon, wiilnot a dangbtor ialortoil ing. ta sailed a niareon. Hie body ie (or ta auppoood by tbo peaaantry to bo) nark ed in aome epot or other with a lear-de lia. if a eril lone breath upon him the malady disappear*. Or at leaat there ie ao great a popular (kith that it will do *o, that tbo country people will eonie from plaeee far any wide to «tail a maroon. About Bftcen year* a f > there waa oue of tbeao peraoue Rattled onion, a cooper, at Uruiea, who waa greatly «ought for Ilia reputed healing powder», rapi-cinlly in Holy Week, and more cepeeiully ou Uood Friday, when hie patient« reached the number of four or are hundred. Ae to tho origin of the name kiug'a evil a manuscript in the liai rereily library at Cambridge telle ua that " the king« of Koglaud aud Frauee by a peculiar guift eure the king'a-eril by touching them with their hand» ; and a» doth tho aenvenlh tonne." it ia some thing to aay that a aeventh aon, in thia matter, ia at good ae king. Mr. Kein Icy baa found utnong the Welch folk-1 an account of a family faiuuua in lliia nay. " Jones was their name, and they lired at a palace called MuddB. In them waa »aid to baro originated the tradition of ibe aeventh ton, or Septimus, being born for the healing art ; ua for many gnu eraiion» aeren aona were regularly born in each family the aeventh of whom became the dootor, and wonderful in hit prüfe», aion." Steele jetted at tbia belief a cen tury and »half ago, in aarcaatio relation to another of the trouble« with which are necatj'inally vtailed : " Tipatalf, be ing a aeventh aon, uacd to eure the king's evil, but hie rascally descendent« are far from having that healing quality, that by a touch upon tho »honlder they give a man auch an ill habit of body that he can uever come abroud afterward." Hut if there happen to bu a aeventh of * aeventh aon, the curative power» much utufo inurrohma. Mr. Carlton, in hie «tory of the llluck 1'rophel, aaya the Iri-h peasantry entertain a very umloubt ing fault in the reality of these powers Io Cornwall the belief ia, in like entertaine I ; the ordeal being that the gifted person should thriee gently stroke the part affected, thrice blow on it, and repeat corlain words. At Hriatol, year« ago, • tradusntnn was regularly cal led Dr. Ro-and-sn, simply because he was th* seventh son of a seventh son, aod without any relation to his actual trade Kerly in tho present century a man peram bulated the rural dial ricta of Hampshire to cure the blind, the sick, and the lame. Numerous curea were ascribed to him. and he had quite a large collection of erutebes and walking sticks, said to have been left by his patients who had no long er any nerd for them. How much waa deception, and how much due to the im plicit faith placed in him by the ignorant, it might have been difficult to decide; but he was held in much awe and respect on account of bis claim to be tbo aeventh aon of a aeventh aon. At Plymouth, on a board: r uant suffering under tba king's lb« fleur-de-lis. or if the tnarcou ore men ifi soil are manner. ■ome The third aeventh daughter. Doclrtst. A Yorkshire led ut e school wts pur posely iRtanded to tfudy afterward for the medical profession, because, ae hr told hie school-fellow*. "The seventh of the (ev ontb makes the bigg'st o'doetors. other story ia told of an Irish tad who was an errand boy, was frequently sured for being lulu in hie arrival and dil atory when on hi* errand*. Hia ■m one oeeaeion 'look the following form : " I'm sure I wouldn't help It, Sir, I'm sure l wouldn't I've only bin on un act o'mercy. Ye see, 8ir, I'm a seventh of a seventh an' I touche« for siekneee. Sir. «*' 1 Wn io two ehilder thia morn, Kir. a long wati" It appeared that h* had to lunch farting, in order that hia wooderfnl pmpertiea should ba daealoped, and hia palm waa emeaed by ajriaea of silver re rytag In vain* from a four-penny piece tn balfra-erown, according lo th* aoetal ran An cen excuse Boy. may I inquire wltaro Rohluora'a Drug atom tar " Cenaiuly, Sir," raid tb* *«y vary rrapapt felly. •• Weil Mr. ■euttam»«, after èaitlng awhita, bur "I bow not tba aiightast Man, y«r honor," said A* arabb .. x. mb 0 woraiy, ta born «Mb * >; , ■-'>0 a*"'"**"— lliMlllrmili mMi| am w ikwJTÿtMj. ib* «"•«. »«d fa in «very te a pert uillir « fa ywa*wtMi jNw y **b Uw i w wa bar* only to hW *■*• A*Mi«•" - *'*' - fol* | o»4. iostrad of —darground te m p e volar* 4orire4 ftum a few aqaoro rod* of Um iotorior. toko Uni afforded by 146, 000,000 of oqwA* olluM.OOO feet nearer the interior, aod Un tbomal «pria* la tko «oooo h formed t Tko 4i0kreo«o U '«•ly quantitativ«. Thee« aurmt*. wbtah ro*t a* th« bot tom of th* am lea, nod «ou Id not he lifted to th« rarfoea wem it not for th« fo r««« from lb* Interior. Abetmstiug tb« andarlle* the me, it will aatqmlly ha sug gested that thia prna««« mast «bill tbta oruat to a greater depth than tb« *tmo« peara does terrmjtrma, and tba* render the effective force of th« interior as foobl« on the bottom of tb« «an ae on th* surface of the land hemispheres. Fourrier, /rum abet r rati one muds on terra fir**. Bads that tba loss of heat which tba globe daily sustain* is too feeble to play any impor tant part. If b« be oorrecl, the tempera ture of tho ocean waters could never have been obtained from the amount of boat which passes through tbo land hemis phere*. Vet there is aatual presence of heat — which wo have shown cannot have accu mulated from tho solar ray—and the only way open is to associate it with aorao law to which it either row i* or ba* been latod. it will be admitted that when these wa were of such a high temperature as to produce a tropical climate around the shores of Ijreenland they did not receive that heat from the sun, but from the in terior. Seeing that at one time there wa* a law which produced so high a tempe ture through this crutt, why should discredit its present existence whan the temperature has only sunk .10° since I Heat always preserves the coefficient of expsurinu, and wheu matter is in a fluid state this coefficient must exist. What ever inequalities may take plaoe in the re lation of these condensed atom* on the crust, the form of the fluid interior re mains unchanged inasmuch as tho expan sion continues. As the beat becomes lost from I Le interior of the earth, aud its fluid diameter diminished, these water hernia pheros, »till retaining their reciprocal re lation to the centre, went down to a cor responding depth. The crust which un derlie» the sea was, therefore, jlways a distance equniling tl|c ocean's depth near er the fluid part. How, we would ask, could l-lft.OUtl.OUO uf square mile of trr, 15,1)01) feet deep, be kept a tempera ture of T0° unless an igneous fluid world, as huge as the plsuct Mars, existed di rectly under them ? This is by no means speculation, when we have considered th« amount of heat contained in a single cubic foul of water at this temperature. The cause which produced the sinking of the water hemisphere in the first jttitance has ulways continued. As tho solid crust of tho globe condense* and contract» its folds, the crust which underlies the being the loner fühl, is forced into a much closer relation with ihn fluid part. The calculations made by Fourrier are there fore, of no value, for they were farmed, according tu Dr- Mayea, from observa tions made on Info firma —under a clear misapprehvusiun of the mode by which tho interior best was transmitted. Tyn dall makes an excellent illustration of the principle for w|)icli we have contended, but for a far different purpose. He fills two kettles with warm water, and around one of them wraps a moist blanket. He find* that tbo water in the kettle thus sur roqndcd'cools much mqre rapidly than the otber—demonstrating that it has the bet ter relation of the two.—4pplying this demonstration to the earth, let q*consider globe a kettle of large proportion*— not filled with warm water, but with in candescent fluid matter—around three fourths of which ia plae«d (not a blanket merely) an aqueous envelope of iey cold ness nt the bottom with wooerful power* Iff radiation at the turface, end We will then have no difficulty in determining bow the water* of the oeean have always received their tomperatur«, and bow the interior loses it* beat.— Harper'i Ahgaxine. boat from tb« «ruai wbioh re tors ra wr »a ses. our Tin. If there i» toy one subetanee mure Aan »«other that baa rendered England famous throughout tbo world, it is tin. Camden, tbo htatorian, suppoees that this eountry, from ibe abonda»»« of tin that it «oauin«, waa ealled Britain. - In tba Syria« Ian S ttage, "varaeanse" algailM "land of a wbenoa is darivad Britain. Tb« mention of lia by Mooee, in thaaistahaw ter of Numbers, flfld rerae, ia a proof of its being known from A« moat remota an tiquity. Long before A* Christian aya Um trod* of tin eaaeed many a raasei M VtTlZl and to eroae A« Bay of foam Asm akaree. Tbo abbombt of old baamittmoafttanad tin tn it t* ubf: uflbtl It «f «to si^ati'isT^rr it* rad hrfiittai irti t ir "i rtiTbJEi *?512Srifir^ -»■»-«■ — r — IT1 | ri M ||, r -|- 11 —u itbrnS bbidHlM omrdeni «/ i; t » k.» »«.- -»y— , ïï |4 f * ■ ' ~ ||| ||| MMIf sud Mill. Ut Moth M Iumm m th* royal tory ofatb of Ab aoo wtry . la otkor lia waye w* iw t bot it io ooongb for no to atoto that Baglaad ia tbo lia plata naafootaror fei Um world, Th* Flarifa Wraokan. Man* of th* Florida wrwa b ar* or* na tiv«« orOwMattant. Tb« towa of Mys Ü« seems to «apply a lam* Tbs Ba h amas ka*a supplied i wrrakam of this saaat. Tbay am ealtad «ooka.aad am not so ml labia, antarprising able barriers prevent an escape inland These wreckers of Florida, far from be ing landshark* and iiirates, as many have imagined ikem, are Known as a class, to be hun)aqe, kindly and honest. I have known some of them personally, and bav ing regarded them only as noble and op right men. •am* of tb« or intMligwt. Tba Florid» wr«*h«r, apaoking of the *««oa| gaad, ta "fleh Hk« tb« aobooo«* of tb« northara la b arm«*. Probably no v«aa*l float« tb«t equal« thaaa in safety and speed. Th* pilot boat* are Hka them, bat naually larger. A captain and ail men ooustituM tba rsrs| prow. In most instance« two vessels fork in compa ny. As it often happens that several ves sels an owned by one eompantr they station* ao pa lo Coyer the wrecking around good advantage. From Can. Florida Key Weal is about one bundred and Bf ty miles ; on this ground, which is a fatal on* for shipping, the wreeking vassals are stationed within eight of caoh other, and signa!» passed on the discovery of a wreck From Cape Florida northward the coast is open the the ocean and no ahvlter is af forded the wrecking craft. For this r»a aonI the wrepked vcsaols are often not vis lied for several days after they go ashore Thero is such a harvest of wrecks.in faet, after a storm on this roast that the wreck era are obliged to confine their duties to | the ground they bave been watching Indian K-y, about midway between I Florida and Key West, is the recognised rendexvous of the wrecker». In former day*, when there were great numbers of ships laden with ootton passing out from the Gulf to our own ports and those of the Old World, wrecks were, of course, more common. A vast amount of wealth was carried by even one ship, and if the ves sei hccqme hopelessly strnuded a rich liar vest was enjoyed by the wreckers. This harvest, let us show plainly, is a purely legitimate matter of business . The wreck ers fit out and man tlivir foa*cl§, or tbo) arc fitted by companies, ami ora legally allowed the license to pursue tho calliog As wo have shown, they station ibeir craft» on certain ground, and thereby ael as watchful sentinel». Should life be in danger when a wreck is discovered, and should the vessel happen tn go ashore in » heavy storm, it is fortunate for the sailor traveler these vigilant, fearless watchers are at hand. When life is saved, then « Ö number of stout men aro ready to a for the restoration of the ship and eargo. This may be done by a private ar rangement, or by the action nf tho United Stati s Marine Court at Key West. The nw tiers of the vessel are obliged take to to to pay certain »mounts tn each member uf the wrecking-vessel »• selvage The vessel has its »hare, the captain or chief wrecker Ilia, snd the rrew their portion. To fully appreciate the aervicea of these men wo need only imagine them removed from these places. Wlist loss of life would there be in liinoof a hurricane. What suf fering from hunger snd thirst upon unin habited wastes, where almost insurmount Jamaica Goal Heaven, At the eound of tbe boll on • steamship eompaoy's wherf, st Kingston, t|ie coal beavers emerge from their dwellings in every port of tbe city, end in a few min utes tbe dock ia alive with eoal whi anxious to earn a few shilling«, eoal earrivra are among the most iudustri out people iu Kingston, and they work with a steadiness and alacrity that is sur prising. They carry twrlro head-loads of eosl on bnsrd a atoamer fqr pro penny, 3 ual to about twoeent* ip American mon , »nd aro able to earn from a shilling to a shilling and threepence a day. night thalr wages ara doubled. Mi tbe labor of ooaling tb* transatlantic ship* ia done at night, aud it is than the carri er* ara in their highest «pit its. Au un aaaaiug flow of song—Ihe words, as nearly as I could aatob them.sounding something like "O Lord! remember Mosm!" Is kept «prill trag altar Midnight, and so much pltabad by tba inspiration of At ueh of foaa Aat tba omlody b not wasted. Tba Nora, ta wbtab I arrived at Kings ton, fa a largo aeraw-steamer, and tbe of oaoHag bar b no Might taab. Tb* wbinwan Organ to III no bar bald M , tmbf atao'alaak tba oral :• seoru epMI for <H. ata * towkfea*» PfeM* . af *.*40 grand*. addittra a tba . Is iw«. bb i*oi 4, o*4 plaaks Um laoral h* hU ataotpM, gooa out and woopo bitterly. It bring« liberty to Um «satire, joy to' Iba munterer, ftradom to tb* eU»o. r«| aooa and foni***««* to tbo aianrr, folat-boartod, ropoat r. bop* to tb« t* tb« dytog. It «ater* tb« bat of tb« poor and MOI d«wn with Mat and bb ohildrw ; it makaa tb«m aoatntad in tb* midst of privations, lag Massing. It walk* through efeba, amid all their pomp rad splendor, their imaginable pride, and tkair an*Mambta misery, «purifying aanabling, «ormeting, and r a m ifying angel. It is tba braatiM eompaaie* of childhood. and leaves behind an avarlaat Th. King of 8w«dra ta said to b* an rxeelleot lockamitb. and to davot« much ,| me ,b. improvement of that braneh of mechanic«, fb. King of Portugal excels „ „ torner of wood ,„3 iror . f h , Bem - bera of the royal houaa of llobensollern pomubly with a view to some fnlure eon tingeney-h.ve all bam trained up to some useful art The preseqt Crown Prioee ia „jj t0 j*. tn bookbinder, and his a |f c „„ accomplished miniature painter, The Queen of Holland is a poetesa.but po ctry j, tn inspiration and notan art. Lou j, N, po | con „„d Queen Victoria have both | rtta j e d (0 wr i, 0 books. The wife of the |» rinco of W^e. is a superb musician, and I |,»» but few equals as a pianist Tho Oxarina of Russia points miniatures veil The Queen of Belgium is a horse trainer , fuarleis rider, wbilo tbe Queen of Denmark is a great Imuse-keepcr and one of tbe best cooks in her dmuiuion It is also said that some of the junior msle mem bers of the royal family of Knglsnd are p rn fici.-nt as practical composer«, while t | lt! I> r inco Imperial of France is a first- 1 class typographer. > ; '' 111111 \ov PuKVKit " If you , prefer the keg of lager or the bottle of ; wine, »aid Mary, "just take them to tbe , magistrate, and get married to them. ' " " bat do you mean 1 ' said John "Just wlint I say. I dont want a J oan % man to come here of evenings,chew '«ff cloves to cover his breath, and hide bi» habits of drinking. If you like jager m 01 "* 'ban you lore me, just marry it at onc '*' »»d don t divide your affections bo 'wee« woman and wine—or a woman and beer: love and liquor have no aflin Me, gives wisdom to tba wtaa, and now grace to tba lately. Tba patriot, lit« priest, th« post, and tb« «Iraorat ms* all derive their sublima pawer feom i -- VxM'xolk Love Lkttkrs -A hand some ynung gentleman walked into tbe Adams Kxpress office tbe oilier day «lid desired to express a package of letters to a lady,to whom he desired tn return them "What arc they worth ?" asked the clerk, who in making out his account desired to know what waa the risk. The ynung gentleman hesitated s moment, then clear ing his tlirnsl from a slight huskineas re 1 " w -n * ---'* — -•>- *■— pli»d, " Well, I can't say exactly, but s few weeks ago I thought they were worth about four hundred thousand dol lars An Irishman who waa very near sight oil, shout to fight sduel, insisted that he should stand six pace» nearer his antsgo nist than the other did to him, and that they were both to fivo at the same time. This bests Sheridan's tale of a fst man who was going to fight a slim one, that the latter's slim figure ought to be chalked on the other's portly perron, »nd if the bul let hit him outside Ae chalk murk, it was lo go for Dotbiog. A Han Francisco street enr conductor just beginning to collect hi* fares, placed hi* band In the side pocket nf his cost to draw forth bis nippers, when ont earn* a formidable flve-shooter from a miner's bip pocket, accompanied with tbe exclamation, " Look here, strenger, I kirn from the moontelne, but yer can't get the drop on me. Scene in a hnmg ear : Car stops ; smil ing young lady ratars-; every Mat full. An old gentleman rieaa at tbe end. " O, don't rise," «aid itc * oppMII tbo (ovfl -i " I een jnet sa well etand." bather e yon ait or stand," ba replied, " I am going to get out. David R. Dtakry. of Randolph. Town., wagered Aat ba «raid oat fear battle* of brand tad paaobaa, and drink th* liqaor and two tamblan of raw whtahty. IU last by ana psrah. Mb raaaa tor» prampt 9mm ikfaftA a «or moot« a »naa obi IHi rad My», " Pap mnj ftUS' Ä ! oM*r ««Km rr: « ia I pact rail of bamba»ft interuMdiata raaaa of Um onr Mtanbbed gaia ana I •hip*, junk* an* banla of oonater a stray boos« ba* it* moorings, with tba IMr .amid W« «Ira M tta a d itaMI jtal '« 'he memory qf i •»>»'«**>/ **• «f " J* 4 *JL M,e , b *f?"d * h »" ll L M 11 of *•*"• ••»'P* •»«•«* «ta» ,b î •'»•fffta*« and not *•"» H«*» ^ king, wbaru M witb ever ao many i ehtldwn. reside*. '-— " K, * b ' «*• "••••• •"«* **»« river, making n till tyfl behind the palaoe. is a noat-looking W ,ort > »«rmounted with a top of Mg ,r<w *' 0,,,r which P* ,, P ,h « roofc «f flftb ,wo boo,,e * * flag»'«», from wM ,b '' ''''f* 1 «nd jmdt nf 8k T* , fl " 8 of |r° UBd work - *Üb « wfc worked in the centre, fhta fqr * * nd P* l,cu o( * b » I'rinag | °r s '»in, and one of the «''•»ordinary and intellectual man hi K "'* <>f him. however, we shall aaen«d> l "'* r mor e. »fti r we have bundled « 0 * l ra P* ° n »bora, and taken a little iwlt be careful how you step out of tba boat iuto tho baleony of the floating( mWo, 1 for " wi " ri ' ccd,! 'be force of your «À > fort to mount, and if not awar« of this, ; you lose your balance and fall into tba ri*. fj| or. Now we are suf. ly transhipped, for , wc c.*innot np yet ray landed; but ft B9V ; firm an item, though a very small ns, of -'fi , ihe populutiuu of the city of Uankak- ? j " We take a brief survey nf our present apartments, ami find everything, inoonee 1 nienlly small, cleanly and in other n*ip«ol| cniiifortald:. First, we have a llltl* bg|x cony that overhangs the river,and is »bank i twenty yard- l-ng by nor, and a half brood, jk Then we have an cxecllunt sitting ro* 01» 4 which serves as a parlor, dining room, fog vj bonk» and writing ; and behind tbes«, *■* ■ lending the length uf the other two, Olfl i ! bed virion« tempting aoasfl for sal« j behind thoflé tances rise tb* lofty On oar right bawd aid«) for «an sae, gyo An« ■jXi -rooms. Ill course we must bring 0# j rather make our own furnilire; fnrthotMh ' | 'here bouses arc pretty well off on A« j »core, the Hiauicse have seldom anything j besides tluir In ddiug materials, a few potft I and pan» tn cook with.» few jsrsof UataL ii| and a fishing Ret qr two. Kvery bnOO* . has n esnoe altuchud |q it, and no natlOM detests walking »« much as Ibe 8iam«aa| ■ nt the same lime they are all exp«rtggim> mer», and both men and wontcu begin (fo acquire this very necessary srt at a very ' 1 "a» 1 « »"" Without it a man run«' mo ! inculary risks of being drowned, as, wbra j esriy ago. _ j » canoe upsets, none of the passers by aw» • er think it netrssary to leud I er min k u ncirssary to leu'l any Old, • ! supposing them fu'ly adequate to tba task 1 "f saving their own lives. C* hourly being u part, owing to tb« eastara ! course of vessels and boat« plying tn and fto; nud, owing to this negligence or ear«» ! lessnrsa in rendering sssiilao««, • Mr. : Renham. an American mission»?/, laatbfo i'fe some twelve years sgo, haviqg upaOl : ^ his canoe when it wss just getting dtnftp , «> d though surrounded by hundred» A boats, not one doemed it neecssury to tfop and pick the mao up." Tiir Cuinks« Wall.---M r. Seward, visited the great wall of China dortag riait tn that country, recently gsv* th«Ml» lowing description of that wonderful «trau turc : " Tbo Chinese have been fo( nt laMfl. two or threo thousand year« a wall Mail - ing people. It would bankrupt Naw Torfe •>r Faria to build Ao walla of tb« eftff > tiff * Pekin. Tbe great wall of China ia fta£' Great Wall of th* world. It b flirty (kfiNt high. Tho lower thirty fleet la of BÜGl limestone or graaita. Two mmtaea aora J riagaa may paie each other npon Ao It has a parapet An whole length, wlA courraient bnttoreasM and garriaouboqom quarter of a mile end it rau«, t» ting down hill* aad i»bfag « I of A* mil. ■«d down through their of a thousand mil*«. Adm t ealealste that II would build A* Grant WaH of ti teuara d mft 7?