An odd kind of smnggling is the sending of mushroorns bjy mail frora Italy. They are of a peculiiar kind, dried and are irmch relished by natives of that country in the United States. They ooxue in small bags and are easily distingaished by smáll, - Cor. Eoston Transcript. The soifl of the state of Colorado in the irrigable parts is largely of disintegrated rockwhioh isa perfect powder, highly susceptibite tcf aray vegetation it comes in contact vith when heat and moisture are suflicde.iit ta insitire the abstjrtion of fertilizers. Shellfish someíimes canse an'itching skin erap'rton. ITausea, vomiting and giddiness are soiuetimes the indications that they disagi-e! with those who partake of tlem. Bnrton,; when out of spirits, would go j to the Th ames, sit on the steps ïeading to ' the waten and fimt pleasure in listening to the stotrie of tbs bargemen. Kites agaiBSt, not vith, the wind. No man ever woriked his passage anywhere in a. dead eai'm. - John Neal. It ia saW the city of Pittsburg now stands on p-ownd om ;e g-ven in schalige for a violin..