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DEATH OF A WELL-KNOWN COLONIST.

A TALKING "COIIPSE."

ALARMING KlOiS AT CARDIFF.

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-HE ASS TURNED GENTLEMAN

THE TOLL-KEEPER'S HIDDEN GRIEF.

"I THOWT I FELT A HOP'."'

TOM ASHE.

A TALE OF LOVE.

THE BELLOWS.

FOX-HUNTING.

TIT FOR TAT.

UNEXPECTED.

BEGGING WITH MANY TONGUES.

THE DECISION.

.EARLY RISING.

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EARLY RISING. An Alumnus who has been delving among the t al.tions of Harvard unearths the following.— i orty years ago, John Quincy Adams was Presi- dent of the United States, and his cousin Josiah Quincy was President of Harvard University; and both had the reputation of being very early risers and hard students. While spending the hot months of summer at his Quincy home, the President of the United States drove over to see his brother Presi- dent of the University. After a long and friendly conversation, Mr. Adams remarked that he was nbont to call at the Law School on Judge Story, rind Mr. Quincy accompanied him. On their arrival they found the professor in the midst of a law lec- ture. They were, however, cordially welcome. the nidge being evidently pleased by the arrival of his distinguished visitors, whom lie assigned to a seat .)1\ each side of him, and then as in duty bound con- tinued 1I;:s lecture. After he had proceeded awhile )I) a very dry point of law, lie noticed on the count- Miance of most of the students a smile totally un- suitable to the character of the lecture he was de- ivering. The smile continued to spread till it jassed round the whole room, and then grew into all ilinost audible laugh. The astonished professor, seeing no cause for the giggling, hesitated for an in. stant; then happening to look on his right hand, lie jaw Mr. Quincy sound asleep, his head industriously lodding towards the corner of the room. Looking nastily on his left, he saw Mr. Adams just as soundly isleep, his head nodding in the opposite direction. rh( professor instantly saw the joke. Stretching >ut his bands towards his two distinguished visitors, 1U remarked to the students, Gentlemen, you see oefore you the unfortunate victims of too early ris- ttig. "The burst of laughter that ensued awoke both sleepers.

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j - — | Pontypridd County…

EISTEDDFOD AT ABERDARE.

—■•..i,'1 ;--," SHOCKING OUTRAGE.

"JUSTICES' JUSTICE."

CASHING OK OAKUM PICKING.

UNLUCKY POACHING EXPEDITION.

TWO CHILDREN BL:RNT TO DEATII.