Apropos of the ootninff circus, the agent told as hi8 ex)cricQco with a country poblihtT in Iowa, whom he approaohcd for the price of a column display advertisement. The price was $100. "How much for two columns?" "One hundrcd dollars." "How much for half a column ?" "One hundred dollars." "That's very singular," said the agent. "How much for a singlo square ?" "One hundred dollars," replied the publisher, unmoved. "To teil you the truth, the day your show frets liere I' ve got a note for $100 to meet. I've been waiting for you to come alontr, and I ace no other way to pay it. You can have the whole paper, or a single inch, just as you like, but it will cost you just $100."