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SCHOOL AND CHURCH.
-Dr. Meredilh has a Bible class in Tn'iiioiit Temple. Boston, which had more than 2.0 m member" a few days ago. The New York Trihiincbns a rat tling urtielo nr;iin-.t Hip virion system of cramming large masses of undigested tacts into the heads of our public school children. Ignorance is preferable to tho evils of such a syslcra. - It does not follow thnt ft girl has entirely finished her education neeansc she has. as one said lately, been through the "nominal" school "ami ciphered cl'otr through from simple ambition to cli'inical fractures." .V. '. llrald. Yung Wing, tho new Chief Magis trate of the city of Shanghai, is a Chris tiati ami ha an American wife. Lin is a graduate of Yale College, anil the original promoter of tho scheme of edu eatingChinoso boy in the United States. . Political economy is said to be the one subject in which no Harvard student f.fils to elect a course during tho three years in which he is allowed a choice of studies. Ten years ago there were seventy-one students of political econo my, while this year there are ".'10. Tlio fire drill is being practiced in several of the public schools in Toronto, Canada, it is said, with excellent effect. The children are required, on the alarm being riven, to leave tlctrscats in order. divide into two lines, one at nn-h side of the room, and at the exit meet and m ireh out two abreast. Missouri has next to Indiana, the largest amount of permanent funds de voted to school purposes in the I'nion. They aggregate j'.i, 17 1.t;ti not includ ing the annual apportionment of State revenue. The State has a school popu lation of 7-H.ti.iL'. and of this number IKS, 000 are enrolled in the public schools. There are schools in operation, conducted by 10,607 teachers. and last year ..iiiH.4:',s wem expended unon these schools. Delrm'J I'' it. It is not oflen that a country church hs more than ordinary Inck with the contribution basket. Onee in a while, however, the church pets c en with the penurious hearer. In Huntingdon last S-indny a man accidentally dropped the Contents of his purse on the. church floor jitsl as the contribution box was passing him, and the liberal-hearted man who eat in the next pew gathered up a hand ful of silver and tilled the basket. A cheerful giver is a joy to Mm country ch n re h. I'i Hail fit , h ia T imrs . Notwithstanding all that has been said about the dignity of the. common school teachers, their pay remains, on an average, below that of ordinary mc ichnnics. The average monthly salary is $07.54 for men and fc.SO.o! for women, in Massachusetts, against :i'2 .:( for me.n and 42 for women, in Penn sylvania. In Alabama the monthly pay of white teachers is .'0.'tf: Kentucky and North Carolina. -:M.-."i. Hut in Nevada it is 101.40 for men and $77 for women; in California, S'V-'G for men and -b'l.7.'5 for women. The 47,200 common school teachers of Prussia re ceive, on an average ?28'J per annum, 'besides a house and fuel. Chicago Journal. PUNGENT PARAGRAPHS. Speaking of a doubtful man in soci ety, the New York Commercial A'h'cr ,iser says so long as he has got ingots it makes no dill'oreuce how he pot in. Inasmuch as the course of true love never did run smooth, wouldn't it be pioirs idea for Congress to make an ap propriation for the stream of love? Onp. The tramp who tried to steal through passage to New York remarked, when he picked himself from the snow hank into which the muscular brakeman had deposited him. that lie didn't care to be a threw passenger again. - Bnxlon Tranfr pi. Some men are. ever ready to ofler remedy for everything. The other day we remarked to on of those animated apothecary shops: "An idea struck us yesterday" and before we could finish he advised us: '-Rub the. affected parts with arnica. I.trlwetl fUa.) Sun. Tho average age of different men put down thus: Merchants, fifty-live; physicians and lawyers, fifty-eight; farm ers, sixty-one; clergymen, sixty-four, and great geniuses, seventy-five. It will be observed from the above that the journalistic profession tends to longevity. Kor'i'.ster lti.ii-ibrif .. Poem on Bells The cry is hfiird on w rv hand To .stop tho church bells rtniujr: But it wnulil lie unite us unwise AH if they'll step the KilC'intr. i Bnv whjit you want about the noise This met is worth repeating: It in the belles, and nntlcrur ie-s, That cull men to iri'iettuir. .V. V. St,tr. A company of gentlemen, w ho were dining at an inn, iiKjuired if the turkey that was served to them was fresii. "Fresh is it!" said the Irish waiter, jauntily. "Faith, it's not six hours since that turkey was walkin? around on his own rale estate, with his hands his pockets, never draraing what urgent invitation he'd have to jine you gentlemen at dinner." Kxtract from a modem novel: "She had thrown her heart at his feet, only to be rejected. What greater punish ment enn any woman have to hear? Well, he might have picked up her heart, carried it home and given it to his dog. Or he might have put his foot upon and HT-r-r-round it into the oust. lr, worse still, he might have lifted it tenderly, placed it in his coat-tail pock et, nmrried her the next day and made her work in a shirt factory while fookud away his time and money in pool room. That would have been some thing like punishment. I lie Judqe. ilo was a depositor in a Rochester savings bank. He entered the institu tion the other morning and timidly in quired "Is the Cashier in the city?" yes, he's at his window." "And is Treasurer around?" " He is."' "And the President?" "The President in his olli -e." "Has the bank been speculating in oil, wheat, cot ton or mines" "No, sir." "And il I wore to present my book could I draw the four dollars I have deposit?" "You could." "Well, that takes a great burden off my mind." sighed the stranger, us he walked with greatly improved looks. Jtnchr.ster (V. X.) Jjeirvic.rut. The Messenger of the Sea. The Vi.;e Consul for Sweden nnd Nn way lit IJonltfuux, Mr. GuDdnrsun, ku gesU tliut tlj time honored hottlu as memii ol seudiu!' iiicssaircs liom Uk; should be re.ilao;d bj' Ihe Hmall iwl loos which at present serves no better purpose than to delight children torment everybody ehe. They will raoidlv befora tliu wind, keep their uon U:nU dry. and are a noticeable ubjeet 8 coni'leialili! distance. (Jne of them was recently thrown overboard from of Mr. Uundcrsen's ships which ashore near Dover, and two hour the loiter was posted. Dover bv an known hand. It is quite possible Hiioh b.iliiioin, made of toucher materi than tliosa sold to children the world over, might prove useful. How the Fates Work Against Poor Jones. a a a It has sometimes been doubted that there is a divinity which shapes our ends rough hew them how we may, but there is one man in this city who believes that he is foreordained, predestined, prede termined to sillier. Poor Jones! ho seems to spend his whole life inollering to Mrs. Jones an excellent woman, by the way a series of apologies for doing things ho never did, and he no sooner gets out of one scrape than he plunges into another. If Mrs. Jones h:is a fault it is that of loving Mr. Jones too much for his own good; and being so particularly fond of him herself, she imagines every other woman must be, and so at times Jones finds his life not worth living. It always happens, too, al some time when he is in a peaceful, pious frame of mind, walking firmly in the path of recti tude and nourishing like a bay-rum tree. For instance, just a few nights ago he said, after supper, that he believed ho'il go down town a few minutes and look at tho new electric light, and Mm. Jones asked him to mail some letters for her, and he started out. whistling "I want te be an nti-el.' On the way down it occurred to him that he might as well stop at. tho barber's and get shaved, and he did so. I hen he went to look at the light, and as ho walked alomr the sidewalk, where it was as bright as day. ho saw a lady in front of him drop a folded paper out of her purse. He started forward, picked It up and presented it gallantly to the lady, saying: "Madam, you dropped this just now. Now the most that lie expected was grateful "thank you;" but instead of that the woman gave a terrific scream, grabbed hold of a policeman who wnf sauntering by, and pointing Jones out, shrieked: " That man insulted me!" Jones attempted to explain, but tho policeman told him to hush up or he would club him, and then asked tho woman if he should arrest him. She said n-n-o. she should ha to to have to appear in court againt such a creature as that, and so niter taking Jones' name and number he. let him go. Jones went home; hn had tasted enough adventure for one evening and was glad enough to get back into the no pliice-liUe-home atmosphere again, but when his wife saw him she held up both hands. "Why. Jcptha," she exclaimed; "how you look, whore's your collar and tie gone to?" " I -1 -I don't know," stammered Jones, who had forgotten all about the barber shop where he had doubtless left them; "h-h hain't I got them on?" "Why, no! and how queer you look. Did you mail my letters?" " Y-y-yes." g-ipad the wretched liar; "of course I did." "I don't believe it," said Mrs. Jones, in a voice that nearly took Jones out his boots. " I know those letters are your pocket, at this very moment. Let me feel: Jones had a wild thought of rushing out into the night and cold and leaving Mrs. J. to find out all she could, but hesitated, and tho man who hesitates lost. Thero they are," she said, in a tone indicating that she had found a roll million dollar bills, "and but what's this?" There was an awful silence, and you could have heard a meeting house drop as Mrs. Jones, with a calmness born desperation, unfolded a piece of white paper and read: ToXtn tum Itliink, fln" Fre-ich ralltlnery. Dr. One pink sit in evening h.v.met, fW. KeeuWeJ payment, SA II A h nr.AXK 4 Co. It was the wretched piece of paper ho had picked up and which fate had helped him to t hrust into his pocket to form ono link in this iron chain of ailver.se circum stances. We will draw a veil over the subsequent hilarities of that evening and merely refer lo the atmosphere of lietsv- and I-aie-out gloom which has enveloped no-place like home ever since liko the dense smoke from aglass factory. Jones is still n s roug believer in manifest des tiny. Detroit I'mt nud Tribune. The British Postal Savings Bank. in it up be a The postal savings bank is not intended to bp a general bank of deposit, but rather for those who have lit tie to de posit, and who wish safety first and profit afterward. Less than twenty-live cents is not taken, but a plan hris recently been adopted by which an euivalcnto!' penny deposits is allowed, though such depos its must amount t twenty-live cents bo fore it is entered on the depositors book. Kaeh depositor must certify that he has no deposits in any similar institution. More than SloO will not be received any one year, and no deposits can madu beyond 750 for one person. In terest to tho amount of two and one half per cent, is allowed, and when prin cipal and interest both amount to $1,000 interest also ceases. That is the utmost sum thnt can stand to any one name. Kvery precaution made to keep it within the scope of original purpose that of a people's sav ings bank. The number of persons whom accounts were standing at close of the otlicial ear of 1881 2,18.i,0)0. and the total deposits were nearly 1 70,000,00' . Tho money by the department in the shape deposits is laid out in tho purchase Government bonds, on which tho inter est is three per cent., thus saving one half ol one percent, to the Government. A part also is laid out in other approved securities, on which the interest is some times three and one-half or four cent., thus p-iving a still larger of profit. The net result is a profit the department, thougti l have not the amount of this prolit London Cor. Chicago A'cws. How the French Canadian is Dressed. is on out sea bal and float at one tva.s later un that il The New York Sun's Montreal corres pondent relates this: "I must toll how these girls dress," said a New York woman to her husband. "Kirst, they with flannel from head to loot and llannel! Why, it's an eighth of an Illicit. 1 lien thev go like other women except that they put on more skirts, usually a quilted one that s aa warm as wood lire, then thev put ou a dress, and ovor that a chamois jacket that like a shoe in the mud. 1'hon thiy ribbed wo ilcn stockings ovor their stock ings and arctics over their shoes. don'tcare any more about the lo iks their feet than tho it. Louis women Then they put on knit wristlets, glove, then a fur or cloth dolman, a fur cap, and finally a coil of worsted comforters. When they are dressed, they are hurled at a speed of a mile minute from a toboggan, they unhurt. If they full through the ice th are not wet. If the thermometer fifteen below they re id of it next and wish ihey had known it ut the time." A Syracuse sleigh 100 years old driven by a man of eighty-live and bv a horse in his thirty-fifth vear, and the only rig in thai vicin ty that has hauled up tor last driving lor six The "Promised Land." ! a of in I was once crossing a series of undu lating ranges abutt ing on Mount llermon wiUi an F.nglish tourist, who was making merry at the utterly barren appearance of the "promised land." It turned out, however, that his attempted wit served to sharpen our observation, and we found that all the hill-sides had once been ter raced by human hands. A few miles further on we came to Rashoiya, where the vineyards still flourish on .i.ich ter races, and we had no difficulty in coming to the conclusion that the bare terraces, from which lapse of time had worn away the soil, were onee trellised with the vine, the highest emblem of prosperity and joy. Similar terraces were noticed by Drake and Palmer in the Pcsert of Judea, far from any modern civilization. It Is rash to infer that because a place Is desolate now, it must always havo been so, or must always remain so. The Arab his torian tells us that Salah-ed-Pin, before the battlo of Hattin, set fire o the for ests, and thus encircled the Crusaders with a sea of flame. Now there is scarcely a shrub in the neighborhood. In wandering through that sacred land, over which the Crescent now waves, one is amazed at the number of ruins that stud tho landscape, and show what must onee have been tho natural fer tility of tho country. Whenco has come the change? Is tho blight natural and permanent, or has it been caused by accidental and artificial circum stances, which may be only temporary? Doubtless, each ruin has its tale of horror, but all trace their destruction to Islaiuism, and especially to the blighting and desolating presence of tho Turk. That short, thick, beetle-browed, bandy legged, obese man that so many fresh I tourists find so charming, is a Turkish 1 n;..!..i 11.. 1 1.:. l.n..n m.L.J official. He and his ancestors have ruled ; the land since lol7. A Wilberforce in j sentiment, he is the representation of I "that shadow of shadows for good Ot- mn rule. The Turks, whether in their ! Pagan or Mohammedan phase, have I only appeared on the world's scene to j destroy. No social or civilizing art owes anythingto the 'lurks but progrcss i ive debasement and decay. 'J hat heap I of stones, in which you trace the foun ' dations of temples and palaces, where ' now the owl hool and the jackal lurks. was once a prosperous Christian village. Granted that the Christianity was pure neither in creed nor ritual; vet it had. even in its debased form, a thew and I sinew that brought prosperity to its pos ; sessors. The history of that ruin is the i history of a thousand such throughout tho empire. Its prosperity led to its ' destruction. Tho insolent Turk, re- ! strained bv no public opinion. and curbed by no law, would wring from the villagers tho fruits of their labor. Oppression makes even wiso men mad, and the Christians, ponded to madness, turned on their oppressors. Then fol lowed submission on promise of forgive ness. The Christians surrendered their arms and the flashing cimeter of Islam fell upon the defenseless, and the place became a ruin amid horrors too foul to narrate. Contemporary Ucvicw. Outcome of a Spelling School. is of of in be is its to the re ceived of of A graduate from the High School in this citv had a call from a country school I about two hundred miles north of Do I troit. and he went his way provided with several written recommends and a whole cart-load of enthusiasm. He found the school house to be a one-story alVair made of Iocs nnd largo enough to hold thirty scholars in case the teacher stood in the door. When school commenced the score of scholars could only muster a geography printed in 14K, an arithmetic a few days younger, a dozen leaves of a speller and the half of a broken slato. The teacher, however, went to work to hammer knowledge into their erani urns, and ho had convinced most of thero that the world was round, and I hat the sun neither rose nor set in that country, when it came time to have a spelling school, l'or convenience sike it was held in a big barn, and the turn-out included everybody from the boy who spelled "corn" the same as "horse," for con. venience snke, to the old man who always put "in haist" on his letters to his brothel in Vermont. It wasn't much of a contest until the last half-dozen towered aloft. "Catarrh" and "photograph" laid em out by the dozens, and when only the champions were left "Constantinon'e" floored all but two like a bolt of lightning. Then came the word "parasite." One ren dered it "parysight," and the othei gave it "perrysyte," and when the teacher shook his head one cried out: "I've writ that word over a hundred times, and I guess I know!" "And I've seen 'em every day of ray lite for forty years, and I don't ti' (lows for anybody!" added the other. It is parasite," replied tho teachoj. "I dispute it!" So do I." "That's the way Webster gives itPv "Who's Webster?" "Yes, trot him ouV" Then the friends of cither rose up. to the shindy the teacher came in for tw black eyes, a cracked rib, kicks on thl shin and bites on the ears, and the m'n ute ho could get clear and over thefenw ho headed for Detroit and reached honn in want of so many repairs that it toot two months to make him presentable He had a few dollarslua him, and h loft a ehange of clothes up there, bu hi loesn t want to hear Irom the airectoi They may consider that he has resigned and any parasite desiring the situaio can have the vacancy without ptyuif bonus. Detroit Free Press. An Upright Judge. to ng ured you start such inch ar-o' a lits put 'J'huy of no. then then if are drops dav is pulled it' been years. A Judge full of caustic humor and shrewd common senso, and remarkable for the bievity of his judgments ana th rapid decision with which he was wont to cut the mirrn entangled knots litigation, was Sir Samuel Martin, Baron of tno hxcheifuer, whoso death at tfieag-ii of eighty-two was almost simultaneous. by curious coincidence, with the recent opening of the new law courts of london. In a certain c:ise be once summed up follows, after a mass of oontradiutorj testimony and long speeches bycounsek Gentlemen of the jury, you have heard the evidence and the speeches of learned counsel. If you believe the woman in retl, you will hnd tha prisoner guilty; if you do not believe her. vou will find (lira not guilty." Ho had a thorough hatred for interpreters it oourt, and once, when a Spanish sailor wa.s bein tried and tho interpreter was particularly unskillful, he exclaimed: "Air. Inter preter, tell the prisoni-r that he haj Mr. to prosecute him and Mr. defend him, and that I am the Jndgn, and this is the jury that will try him." This having been conveyed to the pris oner, the ll iron continued: "Now Interpreter, stand down," and tried whole case in Knglish, pure and simply li iron Martin's career was full of mercy and kinilni-ss as well as justice, anl left the bunch a few years ao orowned wilh the respect and love at all knew him. Apart from a growing deaf ness, his physical an 1 intalleotual faeul- tie remains I tlnimnairad until within I three dy of hudeilhi..ctosj TrH. For Young Readers. THE DOLL SHE LOVES BEST. Hhl enmn. llttl flrlrl p. find toll I pmy, About Vwne ttane doll en you purr With all Wh'oh o io of tm nil Is th riorpt to r" Now romo, little liuly, ami annwrr rati true. Fhnll I n-nlly? Well thon, I'll boffin with my It b tov-nnlT-1oIl, nii't htw no hair yet. ItoHiiiptoinoChrlntinHrs, Riirt hi prptty. Ion Oiothof Blnrk vf nnfl red chocks, Hnd a ctit nttle nnso. "And thon- horr m Mamie, with swoot, prwrty Mumnift m'tirte hor ft rtrwMi and trim mod It with Fhe bus Ktocktngs ond utaoofl, ft cloak Hnd m And he umllo d looks pli-aaant, as all dol llo should. 8heiitu Bit Btraltrht, and hor eyes are so Mup 1 think i love her tho bvst-wouMn't your This poor hftnir ed up dolllo I've had just two voars; Hhohns out ail her hair, and the rings from her ours; She hm c othos, Imt they're old sho can't spoil thorn, you pop And that Is why sh 's such a comfort to mol Sho hftn"t a name, and is n t vory prc'fu; Hut I molt hor, and pi t h t, you know, out of pity 1 Hor ftu e BHosndl Pho s hid many a full And 1 th nk yes, I'm snre-l lovo h r oost of aill" A'. Y. iibnrrvnr. THE CAT'S REVENGE. 1 I ! ol aa . tha got to Mr. the ha who Freddy was vory fond of ct8, osporlnlly kit ton1. At loast. he am id ho wa, itnl ho miff ht to tmvo known. Ittit I tint nfrjiul thnt If the ats, and e-pociaily 1ho kittns. hnd boon aked, in t tuik, whm hoy thoiiffht of I redd y, thoy wmi d all httro mo ow d in rmiorrt, and with out on disprnUnif voice; ' Ho is a monhtthI" I reddy's papn hnt a pr vatn conviction that his s-n whu ffofnir to lu th 1 ffient invnntorof the ko. iSdnrihc (mentions had itll boon, In one wny or imothor. connect d with cats. Ihore hnd bfin a iht'RHtiing-machiue and a churn and a wootMnwuiff muchinn, nil to te worked by Rt-oer; the working models only re juircd t lorn one lo four cais n piece, hut the r al nm h n s. Freiidy Bind, would n O'l "a m llion cais apl- co, except iho churn; a thousand and ono would do for that." Freddy came into his mother's room ono day, cai ryniff tho Ninailoet kitten by the biil, and -ft Inrz: Man. ma. ft million kl tens fastened by thir tnils like to s. to a pnr-tt- el Itnr, would I cut t ie IkisI horse-r iko 1 lial ever wms mndo; you must baiiff em sotha they can Just reach to claw, like tfcht" Mr-. Hurst, Freddy's mnnnma, pounced upon blin a il i.e had been a nious on I -bo had b-'on a at, x la minr, with tears in her eye.-: o hreddyl You cruel, cruol boy! 1 lit that poorlittlo kittiMi d wn rwtant y, and ffo and tan I on no loot in the eo ncr as Ions (is you poKHildy can. upon your honorl" It wtw not j irnln-U tho i ulos to t-aik, 8' when he h d stood lor lb e in mi t s he i-ftid : ''Mamma, do vou sudd en A ret h una felt liko I (his wh'-n I carried her by tho tiiilr' mio felt mui'b wot so, nitid h s mother, irravely. ,4Her head ft It Just a yours fed- when Oti stand n It t o lonir. and her tail ached with your p neb. ntf and the weight of ner nua . "Well. (li trr to retnomlmr." auld Freddy. thouirhuu.ly ; "but their tads lxk like aanoi4s i 'U there wot such thl trs ai uiants without ears, renin l h.s mother, "tn-'v wouM D' ably th uk thai your ears wme mivuo for htmdh'R. nnd ffo eari-yin you around by them. Uow woulii ou liki that.' ' "1 don t know," Bawl he. ' nver tried it," bihI mt then he tottered and 't)opped," an h eallei it, iiffnin-'t tho wall, and fo he riituo siitliy out of the corner and wont for his k.HH, which meant tbut tho punishment ww ovtr. 1 erhnps you will think that the cats had a vaca ion, at least for the rent of tliut day On indeed! Jt wim after dlnu. r and Mrs. Hurst wns writ ing a ictt- r. Sue wue just tclllnjr Freddy's nunt, in thn lot er, tliMt she redly thoiiffht i r d ly tinder etrxKl. at IshL, bow much pa u ho wave the cuU by bis experiments and tiiatsbe hoped tohavi no iikto ttoubleabout it, when a wilii a d un earthly bow 1, su h as only i red ly kn ;w ho to ffive, made herdiop bei pen ainlruhacioe tue yard towards the howl. i redrly was hauffing lr-m the npplotree, not by bis n ck, but by tin wrisi, whi- h be hid BOiuebow e.tuffht "in a Blip-Knot of his own niHk.nir. 1'be oilier end.-f the tope was se- curj y fastened to the uoukd. His le-t almost touched the ifrouinl, so Mrs. Hurst asur inie-i him enotiffii to loo.-en thu knob una tree him: she tcartd at lirst tuat ba wr.st was either I br ken or sprained, but att r f el n it gently ! and ciirt'lu.iy, sho dindded that it wiw only ru t 1 unci t.ruiseu, ami was aoout to eonciuet hnu to the arnioii tKttle. whe.i a pitiful "me ow I" in st ubovc her bead made her look sudden y up, and there waa one of tho un happy k ttens tied nto wnat lo ked like fcmali fUhniff-Qot, and ainly utrugLitiff to freu hi rseli. Mrs. Hurst mounted ru old chair wbtch bUhk! unuer tho tree, d- tached the net with to V ffon)us pu Is, and then sat down on tho itro.in 1 with tho whole thing in hor lap, nnd gently n le se I tho imprisoned kitten, wbieb bad i icon fasten- d in by lacing the two e iget ol th net togoih r, and in her struggles had caught her claws in the most uncuimortubio "it's her hnmraocik, maiiimn," explained I reddv, lorxoltin to cry tiny more: ''and diun t tie ; 1 only tied the hammock so that sue shouldn't Ju.up out wbea i ewunif ber." "Ill I say to you about your cruelty to tho en ns to uo in) wood, Frrddy," answered ham atat r,sorrowlu ly. .-o instt ad of pun ish i ik you uny tii'iri'. 1 think 1 mun send t. em u.l awtiy. Cumo In and have your wrist b.ilhed now. lu?fore it lici ns to swell; and tie n I we-b you to stop playing for uu hour ui;d uo s luuwhmo jnl.e alone .'nd th uk.' Now t Ui s made Fiedily 1,-ot vory forlorn and forstik -n. lira w, b tho Kra e. b ill lock upon hor face, that be tihd made her o y unhappy; so h wrnioutof iho rK.n without a word. ( Id Nun y, the cook, was in tlio k to., en pan try l e itin Marylau 1 hisi-tnt and sing-iiur i.ke u wuoe nuiiii ot nir: s Kiewly decided iiDOii the kit hou for t.e- lujllkltiif irroun I. 'I bu uiHnnor. tuxinp nir ami so irihfr w .uld kei-p him from leel lig utterly limo-o.i P uuil dcsoite i. He ttioUL'bt it would hi ouster to th.nk if ho Bad his iboiu bts al nd, so he begun: rred-or-kt liurst: nren I. you very much asham d? Y'ou ot.ght to lie. I'm afitd y..u pn h 'd yourwr st. Ni w you know now the cat's tail felu J'erhaiw it felt worse, btnause li'a sofullof joiunj Wtmi will you do if Ibe eats iro awa r I th nk lwtll itoouthiuk imr laiddi.wn onthisshelf. Mauim-i did not Pay I must stand up to do it. It s only ch ck ii feed in ihe hait: its null n eo f r a pi tow And I'll I e very ' ai'of til an 1 not put my favt In the fryinir-ion. it's nice and warm tte, alio I I ko ui tear the kittle a nir. ai.unds a l.tllo liko purting. leibaps It ii purri it: And ih itwastbe last or Fre l ly's thinking, for he was la-t aalcop Bill be did iKt know it. It re -tued to bira that the stove bad chanired into a lonir, t.lm k sofa, and the kettle into thecal l ugnui. And pre-e. Ilythewhole f uid. of cats itom I.ady Ulanoho down tho t-tuallost kitt' ii, came In, oue aftor the oilier, and sal a Imnn y down in a tow. and e h one stared at hl.it , hard that bo ht-Ran tofe -I very unvoialortubio. i'roaeutly iiougiaa apoue. "Ladies and pentlemcn, he paid, enemy Is at last in our iower, and 1 have sURirestiou to make 1 1 you. It seeing to thnt ho would tie suit tbly punt-boi were ea of us to do to blm. fur bait an hour, precisely wbat he baa done to us that is, ua nearly pofuibie, lor uurot-tunat ly, be nag no tail. Are vou all a'.-rood to ibisi And ibe wco e ten answered solemnly, and In one mew: ' Wn are ail agreed. Thoy a I rose f roin Ihe s ua as tber spoke, and I red ly sud only observed that be, him self, was no tadi-r Mian the sma lest kttien tx-en. thai ibe kitt n was exactly aa tall aa Ufluallv- wat. and Ibat the oiber kitten and eat. ware tall iti nmnorilon lxruKi waa the larg-ust, and he was at least all f ft hiirh. lie stood on bis hind legs and ploked Freddy up with bis lore-paws, hold! ig- b m head downward, and a,jUL4lug him uuoouiloriably bard aa lie did so. ' I'oor Utile th nirl Vrar little thing!" Oouir as, in a a thlng voloe. and rubhlng Freddy balr the wrong way ns bo spoke. " 1 i,fii on I In tr.M vnrri and nittV." Ann out Into ttie'yxru' be uiarohed, swinging Freddy I y one leg. In vain Freddy a lUlnued i and ai-reamed. Ills scream aouli'ied to ' like la. nt mewing, and be wa powerless thimn irri.( i.wh i Uo gia. sat down in the swing, and, ho!d F e!dy, -t II upidd ilown In bH units, hou-an twinging and sinxl- g. The niotl -n and po-t-tton togilier made Fred ly drcadtuily and d z y. lint ho had uir felt ao utterly belpleas in ha lie, so bo lay all J, except fur I i.l it moan now and Ibun, Although tremhlid to think w hut tnuht hai pen n, it, was th nklt 1 when Dougia suddenly Jumped up and handi'd bun to Mint, saying: 1 ' It's your turn u w; wo d l -tier not be I lonir a out it, for V ar bo t-h uld wane before i W'-'ve all b td a i-baium at bun ' " I in not iroinir in take mt turn, thank you.' and Mint put bun grully on the grouud. and f ld"d h -r paw. " in w Is tbli? ' mid Douglas, sternly; " r: t-d a tlio rest did." "I know it," nd Mint, "Imt I f o got how went a ros-iho yard and balf-ay down lane, aflerda K, to pic inn some oitutpluat nignt I was 11, to ansa Aunt Etanov saw Uilvnt urn mo. )t did ur mo, and lug. 11 the blao lest Ol crnil.." " Vou rreexouaed," ea d I onglas. "Nentr' la y HUn l rtspp "d orwarl and Fi-Mldn up In lor soft while p w. wondered what she would Uud t do to for. turns b i en d ri-m miter, be had D eu kiud tj her she lal o P 't Udylue. hh a i t i turn omrnrri ly on r mi. pulll g a i anuful .I l nuuiii two . u-" ij u" "" " littie point, fhe polled verv hard, and rrti I tiiM'li, a It was tietl. f It Me r-rfy or llt'y moiii to-blt s; but r ho talked to hlrn jrontiv. In a soft, purr nir voinr, all thf tin to she we doing it, telllnsf him how b-eonthig It was, and O' ceRiftiiHoy flopping t Mroke hlrn. A shriek of lniitfht'-r from toe other cats greeted hot tluiNhcd wot k. and then I'oter tho (treat ostne cag'-rlv fin ward, dalmlng; " ft s my turn ntwl I've wot the wplnnt shells all ready I" And turntnsr Freddy en his hack, I'oter squeezed his huid and feet Into wiiinut-'-beli thnt were much t'K tfirht lor them, and then put him bwn on all fours, nnd told him to "wik Hpani-h." Kvery time reMy tried tn nc. or even to roll ever, Peter grained him, and tet him down on hs bunds end ret again. Faeh step ho took was a no pi rate pain; the ph-dls neemed to grow tlirhrer every minute, but Jieu as he thoiiht hn could not tcar it a moment longer, jHiuglas said, Bte nl v : Time's upl Next!" Thon Peter the Hmall advanced, and, without saving a word, plek d up I'red ly s f' ot, thus chimin it hlin to walk on tii hnnds. Alihouih Fn ddy had managed deperstely to pull off the walnut-shell la-foro hi next porsetihr bosun, be d d not enoy being ' wheel-uwr-rowi d " a'wnit the ynnl, his lojrs firmly bAtd, and his arms and bands compelled to mtln his whole weight, Peter went faster and faster, and Freddy, afraid to "top moving his hanA. was breathless with fatigue beiote be once tnoro heard Douglas say: "Time sup! Next!" Th s time he addrd: s he tM gins to show siirns of waking, the six kitten" cm all go at h m at onee,' With a six fold mew of del air, the klttni fell upon him. the oldest exclaiming: 11 We'll make him walk tight rope first stretch the cldtbH-lfn", some ot you T" Five pairs ot willing paws ptretchd the clothes-lin 1 etwef n two posts, and Freddy was set upon It and left there, unsteadily bah nmung himself, many feet from the ground. W th a taint hope of gain ng the nearest post, and slidltiflr down It, he net out on h a perilous Journey, with trembling fern nnd sw mm ng head. He wavered he was almrst gone, and a savage hiss amse from thecal aud.once. A few in - h'S further h crept, waving hl8 arms w Idly, and then he fell. 1 was hot only a dream-fall, either. Rls feet went into the frying pan, he rolled from the shelf, and waked, spluttermgnnd ohoMng, with his head in the little tub of brine whoti Aunt Nancy bail that morning mixed for hor pickles. The kettle was belling over,, and the water hissed angr ly on the move. Ho stniwiled to his feet, .lust as his mother and Aunt Nancr, eaeh havtnir heard the oom ino'ion. came in at dl To ent do u s. O mamma!" be cried, running into bis mothers arms, "save m1; from ihe ots! in deed, indeed, I'll never tense thetn or hurt them anv morel" Jittle bv little, Freddy was convinced that he ta-'d been dreaming, but his dream had been so terribly vivid and real thst he never forgot it. He was very gentle with tbem a tor that, but particularly tender and afTcrlii nate to Mint. i-he was the only ono of them ail who d dn't help to torment mo. m mtna," hewo ild e;ly for his nn ther hailagn odto " pretoml" thHtit had all redly happened and t was just because I'd been a 1 ttle k ml to hor, only onoo. th, 1 think cats are a great deal better than loys-that a, most cats than most boyw!" JiroMTt Vatult'jrifti i?i youth s Omjvwwon. Hold On ! Hold on to your tongue when yon are ready to swear, lie, or speak harshly, or use an improper word. Hold on to your hand when you are about to punch, strike, scratch, steal, or do any irn roper act. Hold on to your foot when you are on Ihe point of kicking, ninn'ng o f from study, or pursuing the patu of error, shatee, or crime. Hold on to your temper wtien you are angry, ex cited, or imposed upon, or others are angry with ou. Hold on to your heart when evil assovi 'tes seek your company and invito you to join in their mirth, games and revelry. Hold on to your good name, for it is of more value than f old, high places, or fashionable attire, iold tn to the. truth, for it will servo you woll, and do yon good throughout eternity. Hold on to jonr virtue it is above all price to yon in all tin es nnd places. Hold on to your good char acter, for it is and will ever be your best wealth. Cirisiian Weekly. The Philosophy of Colds. a 1 ad It lo me h hs he Ibe anld blm In ng slok a he he too you he the u all tudo ,oKnd He hlin, al ways aud "- The closing of some or all of the sev en millions of pores of tho surface is but another name for a cold. These pores are but the outlets or openings of the sewerage of the body, intonded to carry o:V the waste and dead particles of tho ever decaying body, to repair which the food is daily taken, lioth physical and mental exercise aid in car rying oil the tissues that have "outlived their use illness," an extensive system of conduits, said to aggregnto twenty eight m les in length, leading to the siinace from all parts of tho bo ty, tho openings of which are well protected, to guard against obstructions from the impur.ties of the skin. A chill from any cau-e, particu'arly when lollow ng a depressed state of tho system, the re sult of undue warmth, tends to drive the blood from the surface, the smart vessels of the skin conta;ninr about one-half of that of tho whole body, thus depriving the pores of their stimu us and nouri-hment, with a consequent condition which results in an inactiv ity, a failure to remain open nnd cf foctivo. Hence tho dryness and con traction, and the uncomfortable sensa tion of this surface. And, hence the congestion, more or levs, of the internal organs, a feeling of fullness. Hence I he unusiia internal heat, the inllam- matioii of some of these organs, as the lungs, liver, kidnes, stomach, etc. Hence the cold feet, hands and sur face, deprived of their usual stimulus. the blood is the life, the warm .UTrents from the heart, intended orall tirts of the body, not reach ng these .irts in the usual quantity. Why aro there more colds in the winter than in warm weather? 'ot wholly because of the cold, for some one has truthfully sa d: ' We do not take cold, but hot; After being accustomed to the debili tating ini.uences of the ' heated term," the whole system enervated, particti.ar lv the vessels of the skin, colds are usual during the chill.' nights of the fall, par ticularly w hen persons are not careful to change cloth ng to torrespond w th the abr pt changes of the temperature. The same principles apply to m d- winter, during which time so man. aro subjected to a heat that would not bo tolerated in the summer, having the false and unphysiological idea that such heat is a protection aga nst colds, the opposite being emphatically true. 1 hese hot rooms so debilitate the ves sels of the skin, enervating the whole bodv, that colds are peifectly uafural, Indeed, those who are most exposed to tho eool, bracing and inviorating air of winter, at work in tho forests, shepiug ou tho boughs of the hemlock. i a n do hut, or those who aro the drivers of public conveyances, are by no means as subject to colds as are the hovered" those enervated by out ov"T heated rooms! These svmptorcs arc much aggravated b, tho coldness tn feet from tight boots, etc C'oirts TJitlt more Irom the difference t)1 temperature of dille ent pa ts C7n bodv. one being in perspiration, .T?l another suflering from cold. It rit easy n atter to take a cold in a hot ("tin. sitting by the lire, thongh not Vn a cool current of air might fa I kf victim, the unusual heat With Wakening e ects. doing the work -wtT nd I that a sore throat may as o nsult from a derangement ot V'omach. as from a cold, the irritation ft the stomach oxteiid.ng up to Treat and ton :ue. the coating on "titer, being the same as that of fftminch. I will enlarge only to tVat the euro of a cold is secured by it versed con .ition, opening the closed j-ons. Dr. J. il. ilannajrd.xn Uoldtn nulc. A literary Vcrmontcr who recently tried the power oi the human eye on farooious bull is recovering from wounds and bruises, but had lot a , " ' Religious Miscellany. HIS PEACE. O wmvlrfMtii Pcnrol ennt Ihoii, dear H.nvnljr HtlOMl, Con. flit to Irv wltMn our honrtn oprrf.", M Id I h hnrnh tumult of our wot Inly rnm. Our rnipty hoip, our plt'M.tirf1. llRht n. air. Nor lonff to neck tby n.tio rt niio 01 ri'ftt , Ihnii tttifwt rofneft of tlie unit' and topf, lh"U Hrt tht MRvior', Bnvem (rn, hist lwitlot A greu'er .1I thnn Jor, more coiifttunt, fair, O wondroun i'oel flon" h.vr not mtrh boon pitrwl A Hp hHlh itrnntrd to thp huniHn brwst. " Mu iMfc-o 1 irlvo." l hpiltiurn ntowt rnn! Th lMp repo. of Chritt Htm.clf toRhnrn. All bail 1 1 bou niomlnv-ptHr of diiy more blt'flt, ( wontln.im 1'onool JWio H. Thaurr, m Lhicaoo Adranea. GOD AND THE BIBLE. of of of ii on ita tna the the the say a a his all Looking at the liible merely as a his toric fact, what evidence is there that God had anythingto do with it? It wns not, crunpo-ed at one time. Kobodv claims that it whs indeed, the critical tendon y now is strongly in the other dircction. vi... to I reak i' up into an indefinite number of fragments. Thus, the I'entiteu h was not written by Moses, but at a much later t mo, toward tho close of tlio Jewish monarchy, and was then compiled out of a very largo number of earlier fragments. No mat ter what theory of dates may be held, it is clear, and admitted, that in the liible we have a book made up of some three score books which were written at w idcly sundered times and p aces At the very lowest calculation the books, as to their origin, span a thousand years of time, and more probably according to the re coifed chronology, fifteen hundred years. Hero, then, is a historic lino fif teen hnndred years long. Is there any unity or sequence in that history which has any bearing on the question of tho supernatural origin of the Bible? Well, there is at all events an un broken historic thread stretch'ng from Kdcn to l'atmos; a single line unbroken dur.ng all those centuries of conllict and change, and drawn out cons'stently by many different writers. That history is" taken up and carried forward f ro.ii one generation to another iu such a way as to justify one in saying unit it is an one thread. And it unwinds from one idea, which is giyen at tho beginning of the history in tho s'a'e nent that one of the chldren of men should crush the devil. This statement 19 tho key to hu man history. It indicates tho division into good and bad into which all history fals, and it fore ells tho fact, which all h;story brightens and sharpens, that there is a movemout on foot to dotr y sin. Is it not important to in'iniro whether there is any truth in this h pe or prediction. The one act of interest is that it was persisted in through all those weary and dWcourag ng ages, that the eyolution or revelation of the doc tr no of .'esus Christ is the one idea to wards which all this Hook, in all parts and through nil tho centuries, persist ently and consistently turns. This idea was steadily developed from the first promise onward. All types and ceremo nies point to it. All prophet ic voices con verge upon it. The hoe grows brighter as the national life declines, showing it to be so nething above, and independ ent of, all national and natural move ments. When Christ ca ne, the slow leveloping hope was suddenly realized. It was predicted C hrist shon d eomn of Abram's seed and David's house and Ile'did. Thnt He shoo'd be born of virg:n nt Bethlehem, at a time when the natioual dynasty was in ruins; and it ca- e to pass. That the result of His coming i-hould be the destruction of Jerusalem and the founding of a new kingdom and it was so. Here, then, an idea, evolved or revealed, sustained consistently and logically from age to age by different writers, from all e asses ot people, kin"S and peasants, and with out any possibility of c Husion between them It is one living hope; travel ng on or two thousand years and shining at last over the ruin of the nation for whom it originally arose, living, triumph ant, indestructable hope. How is this accounted for? If it had been written one time, by one hand, conceived nnd consistent y developed by one human mind, that would have been a literary trinmph unmatched in the h'storv letters. Hut it was wr'tten in many aes, by many hands, and trom many ranks o:' life let Cermnn criticism bie k up the Old Testament. Break ing d amonds multiplies their faces. Let the heterogeneity of the fragments of sacred writings be carried to any extent that critic sm niav elect. the process will only m:'gn fv tho mys tery of such a book hav ng only a human origin. For the destructive criticism while it multiplies the nieces, can not ko the intol lgence out of them, cannot destroy tho conspicuous onity and progresshe development of the sacred idea, lirst dimly shadowed forth to our first parents, and traveling toward clearness from ago to age, the sun rises in strength Irom hour hour. It any one says: "It was natural de velopment along a nat onal line," wi.l be sullicienl answer to sav the current of the hi-tory se's strongly against the national lite, and can not, there ore, be its purely natural outcome. It was written by Jews, it was most sacredly guarded by them, and yet it is anti- iiowish, recording their sin ana the doom, and eventuating straight airainst their nationality. It is nat onal history, making headway against nat onal feel ing. If, then, the literary difficulty supposing the Book to be m natural product wt re overcome, there would re ma n the stupendous ditlicultyof ac counting, on principles of nat ur liter ary development, lor a writing whose current sets against the jeople who evolved and so sacredly guarded But the Biblical doctrine ' aa pecul iarly progressive as its history. make this unbroken and continuous more d Hi ult than to preserve a con nected history. The latter might pos sibly be accounted for in a mechanical way; but thought is not mechnn.cal; can not be anil c ally matched pieces of a mosaic. It is subject such tree play of indiv dualism as made iho history of opinions generally a history of contradict ons. Bat 1 ilile, from t rst to last, reveals a har monious system of doctrine not harmonious, but steadily and logically progressive. It not only moves, but moves along the same upward rising line. Acain it constitutes a dweloi- mcnt against the national chara ter the people among whom it originated, it could not. then, be an evolution. fundamental conception of lod. for resists bleadily the Idolatrous tenden iea of the people. I hat concep tion was not a.Iewish growth. When they swerved, it drt w thora back. T Idea is unloltled Irom a plane aoove national lite; so also ts doctrine of arrays itself constantly aga'nsl Uie ular level. And ts doctrine ot redemp tion, appearing to Iho childhood o; raco in pictures, und to its manhood spoken prophecies, this is sui peneris relig ous 1 terature. If this was evolved, why have not other laces, as tirebk lioiimn, standing far higher in guuei-al culu re, shown some para lul to wonderful untold ttg The fact is, religious books are t uiinealiv fiagmont ary, like tho ethical eauiuuaui ( f.iciiis, or th mo al apfconun of flit 1 hamapntla- They never develop worthy system even in oi e nge. mucl less one that grows, as wilh son Heavenly vitality, en from one period of time to another. In the Bihin two score writers, along the sky of liflcwir hundicd years, aro painting intlept nd ently, hero the touch of a shepherd's uniraoticed hand, here a prophet's mystio stroke, here an unlettered tish er'man's rutle art. And as Ihe cent, tirios are wheeled under that Bky. there comes out one picture, advancing to fuller light, and always along the same doctrinal line, a picture of sucb moral effect as to command tho admira tion of the world. Is that the natural product of human thought ' It weri easier to believe that Hamlet was writ ten by ado en diQercnt men in a doei different centuries, from all social sta tions in lite, each writing one scene, w thout having seen the w it ng of the othors. When such a literary achieve ment becomes credible, it will be creoH bin that the historic and doctrinal unity, elevation, progressivencss of the Bible hail the accident,! origin of a score ol diilerent. and diverse kinds of writer. The relations between New and Olrf Testnmonts prompt y preclude the idr of merely natural origin. Whydoes th kev lit tho lock? The harmony of th personality of ( hrist with tho typos arte prophecies is of itself s sutlicient vindi cation of supernatural origin. This it not Mosaic It is life. " What was hn tnntdld ntnke It? See, mv I owl. Would you not dreamed it breathed, and thai thos veins Ild verily bear bloodr" Chicaro Int rior. What Boys Will Be. " Poys will be boys," but they wiH be just Rtich boys as their associates old I and young make them. You can not make them men if jou ty, but if you J will permit and encourage thom to be bos, you can direct what kind of boyf 1 they will bo. It is this di"-tin. t on thai I is at fa It in most of the relations thai exist bet wee i the church and her chil dren: it tries almost invar ably to make boys Christian m n, instead of Chris tian bo s. There have not been want ing churches that expected boys to loj e to read the serous portions of the I ible l.bo a father in Israel to be grave ami mirthless like a man who hnd car ried burdens and grief for years; to he ba anced nnd decorous as a Judge try ing a man whoso life was at isne-; to be quiet and reverential as a military vot eran with whom it has become second natu'e to do homage to h;s sui eriors. The average boy is repelled by all this, while if he were nllowo l to bo a boy-Christian, shuna ng all vieiou? companionship, avoiding al foul oi firofane speech, check'ng h temper, earn ng obedience nn-1 all the otlroi boyhood virtues, while encouraged1 te plav as heartily, laugh as merrily, ;ok ns play.ully, frisk as coltishly as- his mates. When pastors, parents, Sunday school oilicers and teachers nppreciut the harmless boyish traits ot youtn, there will be less danger of repelling tho young, les-i anxiety al out the skep t'c'sm of men, lo-s remorse over sons gone astray, less' regr t over the- ab sence of men in the pews. It is one thing to ma; o inem nercei boys; it is t uite another to take the boyhood out of them. Hum the latter wi'h the same caution that you mboi for the former. Here is a thome foi every pulpit, a lesson for eery teacher, a motto for every superintendent, a thought for every parent. (ioluen Ride. College Statistics. it as to According to a table pre- ared by Secretary Tarhox. of the Collo .e and I d ration Society, a consi erable ) ro portion of the students in our o'leges an i universities are pro ess ng Chuis tians, but the number ha ng ihe min istry in view is comparatively small. '1 he whole number (X col eges in th country is about four hundred. W e ap pend the ligures of oulv t-o e of the lead, ng ones, the taij.es being appar ontlv very incomplete, 'Iho first column of ligures represents tho whole number of st dents (including, in so t e in. stall cs, those in preparatory ( lasses); tho second, the numJ er of pro easing Chrst ans; tho third, tho number study ing for the ministry; and the lourtii, conversions dur.ng 1S62: l Amherst Coll"iro, Mass fW! t 2 3 f.:l lift &0. 7-1 , 10.i Hi t a ( I'lli ire. Mo. . .11 Iln wri I liner l y, R. I... . t olby llniver-titv. Me Da tmouth I'olli tre, N. H.... Hum I on l ollive, N Y I arvard 'invert ity. Ma s. ., K mix olloire. 111 M ru-ita Co lope, Ohio.. MliUlleliury ( olii'KO, V t I'lilie ton C' ll'-RO, iN. J.... University of Vermont, t, Yelt'oll ire (!onn 71 1 i: .a .1 ' St .1I . b: . :is MX . dl tlJ to 7f .o, 14 f7 8 3a ;0 25 The totals of the firet thrae cohimns, represen ing thirteen colleges, are 8,7:iy students, 1.748 pro oss ng t hris tians and i'J-' who are study ng with the ministry in view. -N. 1. Observer. Torturing a Spying Tutor." r of ail it. To is it like to has the it of Its ex ample, he me n pop. he in in and this other Cvav- Ke was the pink of perfection. If the cream of human excel ence was to be chur: e 1 the butter would, limp ia the shape of l'rof. I orteus yre, tutor. be had contracted the I ad' habit ol stealing up stairs in his stocking feet to see if the lights were out nt ten. It is hard teaching old dogs new tricks, but boys sometimes suoi eed better w4h old professors. Tommy Tayre ia a oadav eroi s youth, with a ai Iphur-oolored musta ho, but the iron rod entered his sou1, an I ho said he must do what he could. So h bought three papers o'. carpet-tacks one night anal stood the innocent littU nails on thw.r heads all the w..y down the stairs, and retired, with Iils faitiatful followers to tho wood closet above to await le-ta'ts. 1 romplly the chapel all struck ton, then a -c,sok of wailing and whisper. ng followed, l'reacnt y came a Hurry, steeping souodl like woo f stockings 'eeli g ihoir way over rou k boards. TUniiiiy tucked his. hat in his mouth his mouth luns cluai around, except a email .stlimus waivhi connects the top of bis leal with, the nape of his neck aad hoid h a nose till the first burst of glee had subuklod. r ov etime a suppfe-sed screaiau one foot I'll tho stairs, then alio htw foot dowav then a Bcreata that wasa t sup pressed, then a howl, he hnd struck Che bejoud stairs; then he sat down on the next step, but he got up nga tv, and a groan, with exclamation points nfler it, came tearing up to ihe wood closet. The boys stood buck to give 'tommy room to kick; then came a s rsmblino and shouting of heavy woids, ana torn pro rptly appealed nnd asked in a voice fresh from tho valev of No1. hat aoems to be tho matlerf" "Matter! 'Ihe boys! Tho demons! Conounlit; see here! Hup" and he sin ted about and hung to the rail ng, and tried to stand on his knoes. Tom brought a light, and t o boys cairiod tho wounded mun to his roiiiii, o ered sympathy, got a claw hammer and. drew out the tacks. 'Iho processor wears slippers and s;ts O'l a cushion. 'Join sits ou nettles, for sevente n I oya know the secret, and it is spreading like snmil pox in aa injma i,auij. Ku I hit of London,