(nest friend I ever know, and one with whom I daré not (rifle, who in all dan ger seos rno through, whose aim is ever goad and true, is my svveet Minio rifle ! She ffóntly rests npon my arm, is nlways wüling. And thoiigh in general eomewbat calm, wakes up upon tl. e fiVt alarm to show sho can be killing. And shc is ever fair to see, the most fflstidioua fancy m : t i n f? ; hor locks ure briglit as tbey öan hu, na thnt lier siq;ht is good to me is jast ib euro lis shooting. 'J'lie heaviest load ooms not to weigh upon hor moro tlian 'twore 8 trillo, she's higlily polished, nnd I'd pray, vero I beroft of frinnds this day, " Oh, feavo my Minie riflol" Fj-L" A young Indy wlio bad mielaid hr biüia was advised to liaug up lier i dl". Rho sid tlie advice did grcat ( viol ence to lier heartetrings.