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THE GOLDEN AXE OF ASHANTEE.

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JORDAN ALMONDS.

SOMETHING NEW IN ENTOMOLOGY.

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SOMETHING NEW IN ENTOMOLOGY. Last Sunday, as Mr. Jones was returning from church with his family, he discovered a new and singular-looking bug on his front doer-step, says a Detroit paper. As he was something of a scientist, he was pleased with the new specimen, and forming his pocket-handkerchief into a sort of cage, he pounced upon it, and succeeded in capturing it. "Bring me the microscope, children," he called, "and tell your ma to hurry; I want her to look at it; I am sure it belongs to the Hemiptera class and is a new specimen. Here, Charlie, put your eye to the ocular side and tell me what you see." Oh, pa, ain't it splendid ? It's got four wings, eight eyes, and, oh, my ain't it a sparkler, though ? Red and green and yellow, and—oh, it's getting away, ain't it, pa?" "Then it isn't dead!" cried Mr. Jones, in ecstacy; "I wasn't quite sure whether it moved or not.. Let me look! Yes, it's a terrestrial, I think, after all it belongs to the genus Pentoma-the antennae have that peculiar flexible look; and yet, now that I look again, the eyes seem to indicate that it is a Phytocoris, in that case it will be very destructive to your ma's plants, and we must kill it at once. I'll ask Professor Sill. It will be in any case a valu- able addition to scienee. Maria, where's the chloro- form?" "Up on the clock shelf what are you going to do with it;" asked Mrs. Jcnes, who had been given her undivided attention to the baby. Kill this bug as soon as you have examined it ? answered Mr. Jones, in a lofty voice. "I shall present it to the Detroit Scientific Association—" Well, I guess not, Mr. Jones," broke in his wife, who was looking with much interest at the new specimen. "I paid 2 dollars for that bug last week to wear on my new bonnet, and I must have dropped it off when I came in. It belongs to the genus Millinerae, and couldn't be any deader if it had been baked for a century. Science will have to get along without it, Jones; its already classified." Poor Jones I

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