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DEATH OF ONE OF GORDON'S COLLEAGUES

ATTEMPTED MURDER AND SUICIDE.

A WELL-BEHAVED GORILLA.

FIVE FIREMEN KILLED.

ANOTHER PUGILIST SENT TO GAOL.

j OUTBAGE ON AN ENGLISH TRAINER.

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SAMPLES.

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SAMPLES. A Church of England clergyman, who. was travelling on the Continent, was exceedingly partial to a peculiarly hot kind of pickle, a botlle of which he ill variably carried aboub with him wherever lie went. Au American, who was seated nexb to him one day at table d'hote, thinking those pickles were for general use, began to hdp himself. I be your pardon, sir," interrupted tho clergyman, ••those pickles are mine; bub help yourself by all means; you're quite welcome ta try them. The American thanked him, and tasted them. Strailier I guess you're a parson." "I am,' .espojided the clergyman A slight pause. I "tranger do you believe in eternal punish- ment, everlasting fire, and all thab sorb of thing?'" Certainly J da Bub whab makes yon ask ?" I kinder thought so. Well, I calculate you're the fust parson I've meb who carried samples aboub with him." A mother gave Iier H; hoy two bright new pennies, a"1' a»Wi him vliat he was going to do with them. After a moment's thought tho child replied I am going to give 0;18 to the missionaries-, and with Lhe other I am going to buy a stick of candy." After a while ho returned from his play and told his mother that he had losb one of the pennies. Which did yon lose?" she a-ked. "I lost the missionary penny," ho promptly replied. Thab is probably^ the oldest piece of farni- ture in England," said a collector of antique curiosities to a friend, and pointing to a vener- able-looking table as he spoke. "How old is i L'! asked the friend. "Nearly four hundred years old." "Pshaw! that is nothing. I have a table moro than two thousand years old." Indeed." Yes; the Multiplication Table." Wife (reading the paper): Well, I declare if thab isn't the queerest thing I ever heard of." Husband: "Whatsth&b?" Wife Why, here in the paper is an an. nouncemenb of a wedding, and among the wed- dirg presents was a bull-terrier, given to the bride by her father." Husband I don'b see anything odd aboub.1 thab; she was the old man's youngest daughter, wasn' b Bile? Wife: "Yes but what's thab to do with ib?" Husband: "Why, "of course, if she and all the rest were uoatried he had no further use foe the dog." ¡ A fellow named Teddy Magee. Rolling homeward one niglit from a BprMt Meb the parson, who said Ab ? drunk again, Ted—" v I •* Obo!m I, parson" gurgled Ma&W

Tories or THE WEEK. . ♦

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CITY CORRESPOAIDEiNCE.1

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ITEMS OF INTEREST.I

-...-..:I A MA LAY PRINCE'S"…

A NEW LINCOLNSHIRE LINE.

A CHILD ATTACKED BY RATS.

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HE WAS IRREPRESSIBLE.

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WIT AND HUMOUR.