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1 THOUGHTLESS HUSBANDS AND…

WIFE MUKDER THROUGH JEALOUSY.

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A GOOD FRIDAY PILGRIMAGE.

RIGHT HANDEDNESS.

\ LABOUR AND HEALTH.

HOPING FOR THE BEST.

SEA MONSTERS.

"RATTING" IN FRANCE.

PRINCE ALFRED IN INDIA.

IMPORTANT TO INTENDING EMIGRANTS.

DEATH FROM CHLOROFORM,

--EMPLOYMENT FOR PRISONERS.

CUTTINGS FROM AMERICAN PAPERS.

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CUTTINGS FROM AMERICAN PAPERS. New York school children now carry loaded revolvers or self-protection." The man who brought eighty-seven ladies to a ball in Birmingham, Pennsylvania, received the prize—a gold watch. There are thirty murderesses in the Michigan beautiful^' many of whom are said to be positively A New York drayman owns a horse so thin that a knot is tied in his tail to prevent his body from slipping through the collar. A youthful belle named Fanny Joy has just married. She was a thing of beauty, but had ne desire to remain a Joy for ever. Some ungenerous biped baJ a patent medicine to make a fellow rise early in the morning. A six months' old baby can beat it wholly. The Yankee papers are asking their readers to re- peat the following reply And she stood in the arbour welconring him in." A lady excused her extreme love for diamonds and other precious stones by saying, They are the only bright things on earth which never fade." Chickens are taken at the box-office at Brigham Young's theatre, and change is made with eggs. Of course the drama witnessed is Fowl Play. A young lady in Philadelphia advertises that she will give SO 000 dollars to any respectable young man who will marry her. An Indiana paper reports that a young lady in that State was recently licensed to marry two gentlemen, and adds that she made only one happy. The paper does not state which one that was, but it must have been the one she did not marry. A Quakeress said recently to a friend, in reference to the Quaker formula of marrlftge It is true I did not pro- mise to obey when I was married, but I might as well, for I had to do it." One of the reigning belles of New York was heard to remark that tbe did not think it compensated one to go to parties and ue introduced to a lot of small boys who should be accompanied by their nurses, aa they did not know how to behave at the supper table. One of the Boston preachers says I have great hopes of a wicked man slender hopee of a mean one. A wicked man may be converted and become a pre-eminent saint. A mean man ought to be converted six or seven times, one right after the other, to give him a fair start and put him on an equality with a bold wicked man One of the modern specimens of fast ladies who wish to be men, in some respects, has been reading law. She is now in agonising doubts as to her being a wife. She says, marriage is the greatest lottery in life," and as lotteries aie illegal" the inference is harrowing. The young women of Lewistown, New York, have formed a society pledging themselves not to kiss any man who uses tobacco, and the young men have formed a society pledging themselves not to look at a young woman who wears false hair. As a consequence marriage licences are not in aotive demand. The presentation of a diamond ring to a Cincinnati actress, the other day, gave a gifted reporter of that city the opportunity for thil remarkable outburst: "It was a ki1Hng tribute from an humble admirer of the noble drama to a brilliant beacon upon the shot tower of histrionic genius." An American paper gives the following reply to an imaginary correspondent" There is no stated rule for writing love-letters. You should write on foolscap paper, and bear on as soft as you can, using words of such burning love that they will sizzle on the point of the pen. It is also advisable to sling in a hunch of pathos occasionally, such as Dearest Augustus, I love you with a love larger than an elephant's; I think of you every day, and by-and-bye, when ttie days grow longer, I shall think of you twice a day.' It is also well to put an ink-blot in the corner, with the obser- vation, Darling, I kissed this spot,' or, 'I have a sigh in this vicinity.

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