The standing armics of Europe conslst of 12,500,000 men. Thcir cost Is over L100,000,000. Tbc national debts of Europe have mostly been caused by war; the interest on these Is conscquently a war expense, and it amouuts to L203,000,000 per annum. These soldier would, 1Í they were eraployed at any useiul work, earn at least L1U8,(JOÜ,OUO. So that we, In Curlstian Kurope, are spending every year the monstrous eum oí L71,000,000 of inouey in keepiug- in time of peace- 12,500,000 soldleri In idleuess. - Itegior lieyoml. The High Licence Law ot Missouri Is salO, during ite threc years of nperatlon, to havo teduced Ihe number. of saloons in that State by about onc-fourth, whlle lncreasing the rcveuue from them uearlj doublé.