That compnny 11 the country is ;i great event is well kuown. ThU waj fully illustrated by tlie experince of :i ccrlain Bostonian who was snnw-bounU in a siiKill town last weck. He tra Inrited to tako slipper at the house of a well-to-do faiuier wliom lie knew, wliere tliere was a small boy not yet beyond the highcbalr stage of existenoe. Of QOUrM prcparutions had boen in.ide to give the visitor a good repast and au enjoyable evening, and these dld not pass unuoticcl by the sitial] boy. Whcn the fuinily and guest were seated at the tabla the youngster looked at the feast with glistening eyes, he rose iu hls high chair, waved hia nrms frantically and exclaimed: "Hullo, pies! Hnllo, cake! llaven't seen you for a hundred years !"