TueM. E. CuuKCuof India lias rtcently established two publishing houses, one at Calcutta and anotlicr at Lucknow. The Protestant Episcopal chureh has a scheme on liand by which it hopes to raise a clean uiillion dollars Id cash for its niissionary finid. It is to be boped the plan muy be successful. Richard Grant White, the art critic, who lias made hiuiself, famous by several works, among the most noted belng "Words and Their Uses," died Wednesday last at his home in New York city. He was 63 years oíd, and will be greatly tnissed from the literary world. The Adrián Press and a nuinber of otliergood democratie papers of the state are philosophizing over the result of the last election, and trying to tfll the republican party what did it. Oh, keep still, gentlemen, you make us tired. A lack of votes is what causud the disaster. TnE following from the Albany Journal is worth remembeiing: "Ot the nineteen men from the South nominated to office by President Cleveland tlius far fourteen were Confedérate soldiers. Of twenty-seven men from the North nominated for office only four ser ved in the V nion army." The legislature bas again passed a bilí abolishing the office of state swamp land commissioner, and this time the people, having a governor who bas their interests at heart, has signed the bilí. A tliing which Qov. Begole ought to have done two years ago. These useless offices should be lopped off". The (Minimin council of Adriau claims tliat the company which recently completed the water-works in that city has not carried out the contract with the city and the council as a body proposes to fijfht the payment of any money to the company to the bitter end. The Adrián ites seem very mucli excited over the af fair. One of the greatest mistakes a politica newspaper oan make is to wage a persona wurfare against a candidate for offic upon the opposite ticket. Personal war farè tlirough newspapers is getting to b exceedingly unpopular, as it ought to be and the sooner the republican journals o this state come to recognizc this fact, th betterit will be for tho republican part; of the state.