-The New ford Mercury tells a story of "the height of eoouomy - borderiue on meanness." A man of immense wealth in oneof our arffp cities was sick. At length, after soni6 weeks of illnese, hn died during the hoars of night. A child, only heir to his vnst estáte, sat by the window tho next raorning, watching the advent of tho physieian. As lie approaohed the house the boreaved one lifted the sash and cried out, "It'sall over, doctor; you needn't come in."