Cüsh prizps oflfered byThe Engineering and Building Record, of New York, last December, tor designs for putnpiuj; tation and water tower, brought together no less tban 112 designs, 56 for sach structure, und tlie nward of prizes bas juít been made. The flrst prize was jjiven to Elmer Grey, of Milwaukee, the 9ccoi)d to James C Green, of Brooklyn the third to R. C. Spencer, Jr., of Boston, nd the fourth to J. A. Schweint'urth, o Boston. Tbirteen otber designs, or ratber pairs of desigtis for both structures were IDCladed in each case, were given honorable inentlon, and tlie merit of in-my ol the others is spoken very higbly of. It iii urged that in view of the possibilitiea of arcliitectural skill in designin; sucl gtructures ns demon strated by this com petitiou there is no excuse for distiguring tbc landscape by putting the usual un 8gbtly ïron cylinüers on the most commanding position in each town. The designs will be on public exhibition In New York. Yes, Arustns we believe it ís better ' to bave loved and lost Mían never to liave loved at all. It s better for tbe jeweler the florlst and the messeneer boy - :ii)( snmetinies for the lawyerr. - Mniisey' Weekly.