.niet., lik; iii.L;ru iiiiuíitici, uiuis ih-myu the house" by this : I went to dat biül, ye see, snd all de big tellers wíis dere. I was dere. Grant was daré, Nap, and all do fullera but Kiug Wil luía. Listener - Why was he not thore '! Rice - Well, ye see, ho had a rceeption at Barliu, aiyl coulcltvt como. De people was a-throwin' oigáis, nd dimond pins, ni I pups, and canus, and, oh! eberyting at him. lie stopped dem, and said it wasn t bocoraing íor do Chief Magistrate )t a great nation to roceivo suoh thinga, and ho wouldn't have it. Well, yo 8ee, jr.mt heard ilis, and ho rnshed lilse mad lown to de telesr;iph office, and sent a lispatch to Billy, sayin': " My Dear Bill- f ye don't want 'ein, send 'era over. I'll ,vke 'ora."