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JEWISH ENGLISHMEN.

THE AMERICAN FOREST FIRES.

THE SPEAKERSHIP AND THE LAW

AN ACTOR'S HAPPY THOUGHT.

THE CHANCES OF THE IMPERIALISTS.…

A FAILURE.

-----THE DEAN OF CARLISLE…

CIRCUS HORSES AND CIRCUS PEOPLE.

DR. CUMMING'S RETROSPECT IN…

I WATCH NIGHT. --

THE EFFECTS OF A GRAIN OF…

CUTTINGS FROM AMERICAN PAPERS.

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CUTTINGS FROM AMERICAN PAPERS. An Indiana groom kissed the ];¡.:de so loud. as to ex- tort a round of applausc from the (;cmgreg:ni,.)1\, Coffin partiesis the latest name for fairs in Mas- sacliusets. A New York hair-restorer agent went out into the suburbs, stuck his posters all over a church pulpit, and then asked the minister to call atttentiou to them. In New York they call red hair, "Schenectady colour"- Sel-eiiectidy being, as every one knows, a town a little beyond Auburn." A young gentleman, speaking of a young beauty's fashionable yellow hair, called it pure gold. It ought to be said a bystander, "it looks like 24 carrots." A young student wants us to tell him if W-o-r-c-e s- t-e-r spells Wooster, why R-o-c-h,e-s-t-e-r don't spell Rooster. We give it up, as we are not engaged in getting up diction- aries. In a book purporting to contain communications from the departed, a spirit called "Flora" reports herself as having found a room in heaven) coloured "dark rich crimson, shaded from black up to shell-pink." The Helena Daily Montana Herald, in view of the approaching leap-year, publishes a list of eligible old bache- lors in Helena, and follows with thirty or forty genuine names of citizens who are in the main, it says, "in a good state of preservation." The daring editor proposes to sup- plement the list with another, of "all the ol.d maids and mwriagable young ladies in Helena." The following is a literal copy of the list of ques- tions proposed for discussion in a Var West debating club —" Subgects for Diskushion. Js dansin inoralle rong? Is the reading of fictishus wurks commendible ? Is it neces- sary that femails slmd reseavc thorough literary education ? Ort femails to take part in politikes? Does dress constitute the morrel part of wimmin ? In 1S41 a negro boy named Oscar Dunn was adver- tised as a runaway slave in the Sew Orleans Picayune. Some months ago the Same Oscar Dunn was elected Lieutenant- Governor of Louisiana, and a week ago the same Oscar Dunn was carried to his tomb. The worms, alas feed alike up.n Oscar Dunn the slave as upon Oscar Dunn the governor Over his grave we would suggest this bit of bad spelling of his name—" Done." An American paper says that a Mr. Perkins has in- vented a compound, which he calls" Concentrated Bssence.of Sublimated Spirit of Steam." A person has only to put a phial of it in his pocket, and it will carry him along .it the rate of fiitv miles an hour; or by merely swallowing tHree drrps when you go to bed at niglit you will rise at any part of the world you may choose. Tn the advertising colums of the New York Sun, in 1S,,5, appeared an advertisement as follows Extra- ordinary Phenomenon.—The wonderful curiosity, the Xew Hampshire Mammoth Girl, weighing over 600 pounds, and still growing every day. It takes 11)1 yards to make her a dress. Siie measures 6 feet 6 inches round the waist, 9 feet round the hips, 3 feet across tlie shoulders." Now-a-days it requires 22 yards to make a dress for a medium-sized woman. At a church of "colonr," near Albany, the other evening, the minister noticing a number of persons, both white and coloured, standing upon the seats during service, called out in a loud voice, "Git down off them seats, both white man and colour; I care no more for the one dan tie odder." Imagine the pious minister^ surprise on hearing the congregation suddenly singing in short metre— Git down off dem seats, Boff white man and colour; I cares no more for one man Than I does for de odder." During the American President's stay at Pittsburg, the ladies paid their respects to him at tlie Monongahela 11. \Use, A gentleman introduced a very pretty girl, but added, playfully, "She is a democrat, general." The old gentleman kissed her on both cheeks, ad ling, with great glee, "1 always kiss the democratic ladies twice-there are so few of them. Why, had it not been for ladies I should not have been where i am. I owe my success to them." "General," said a gentleman standing by, "I wish you would appoint me chairman of the kissing committee." "Colonel," replied he, "dont you know the old.saying—if we want a thing done, we send our man to do it; but if we want it well done, we do it ourselves."

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