California is beautiful in color - red, purple, yellow. No other state and few countries can compare with it in thia. When Californians come east, however, they are delighted with the seenery and they explain that it is the greenness of everything. Their colors are more gorgeous, but they are high and hot and dry, the damp, dark tones of the east are an aesthetic bath. - New York Commercial Advertiser. It is calculated that if the children nnder the care of the London school board were to join hands they would reach from London to Carlisle, a distance of 300 miles. A clock in St. Petersbiirg has 95 faces, indicating simultaneously the time at 30 different spots on the earth'ssurface, besides the moveinents of the earth and planeta.