She - The origiu of tlio uso of the term "sterling," ajiplied to English inouey, is lost in obsourity. He - So is nioney, so far as I am coucernerl. - Detroit Freo Pre&s. When tho armada appeared ilï the ooast of England, notice of tluir fhot was sent all over the oonutry in ■: féw honra by the use of beacon fires. New Year's day s a legal huliday iu all the states but Massaaliuaettn, New Hampshiro aad Rhodo Islantl. A copy ot the iirst edition of the "I)ecameron" was sold goiae yeaw .. ;o for L2.200.