Mediterrauean sailors have great faith iu the drinking of iron as a remody for sea-sickuess, primitivoly obtained by scooping off the anchor-rust. At the samo time a small pouch, containing roasted salt aud flowcrs of thynie, is tied upon the región of the navel as flrmly as eau be borne. Th is is said to lessen and gradually to subdue the antiperistaltio motions of tho stomach caused by the rolling of tho vessel. This preparation was already known to the ancient Grceks as "thymian salt." Gariisat,1)i gets bis mail once a week, and it generally averages 600 letters and as many papers.