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T ----------->HINTS UPON GARDENING.

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THE ATTEMPT TO MURDER A SWEET-HEART…

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—: —#> MOVING IN THE MATTER."—A gentleman residing near Bogton drew the attention of the town council to a slough in the road as a nuisance, but no notice was taken of it. One day he found, to his amuse- ment, that'two councillors had walked into it by acci- dent, and were floundering about in the mire, when lie addressed them thus Gentlemen of the town council of Bogton, I have often petitioned to your honourable body against this slough, but I never had any attention paid to my petition. I now come forth to express my delight to see you at last moving in the matter." MATCHES, MATCHES."—The popularity which Rowland Hill, during a long series of years, enjoyed as a preacher, was partly owing to his eccentricities. He once commenced a sermon by shouting, Matches, matches, matches! You wonder," he continued, in a loud voice, at my text but this morning, while I was engaged in my study, the Devil whispered me, Ah, Rowland, your zeal is indeed noble, and how inde- fatigably you labour for the salvation of souls l' At that very moment a man passed under my window crying, 'Alatches very lustily, and conscience said to me,- I Rowland, Rowland: you never laboured to save souls with half the zeal that that man does to sell matches

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RAT-KILLING AS AN AMUSEMENT.

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