Roman eplcures kept oysters until they were putrid and then ate them with honey. In soma of the rural districts of Holland smoking is commonly indulged in in the oburches. It is a remarkable fact that at Cape Hayes, in latitude 76 degrees, with the average temperature at 4 degrees below zero, Colonel Feilden found a beautiful living butterfly. Snow falls in midsuminor at Cape Hayes. It is said that the substituto for the marrlage ring on the island of Aneityan, New Hebrides, was the marriage rope, put around the neck of the bride. This rope she wore all her life, and when her husband died ghe was strangled with it by tiis nearest relatives.