A Kentucky school boy, of 12 years, recen tly wrote the folio wing essay on breathing: 'AVe breathe with our lungf1, our lights, our kidnevs anü our liver. If t wasn't for our breatli we would die wlien we slept. Our breath keeps the He asrolng tlirough the nose wlien we are nsleep. Boys who etay in the room ill duy should not breathe. They should wait unlil they get out uto the fresh air. íioys i n a room niake bad air cal led carbuniclde. Carbonicide Í9 as poison as nad doga. A lot of soldlera were once in a black hole in Calcutta and carbonicide .'ni in there and killed thein. Girls lotnetimes ruin the breath with corseU liat í-qucezc the diagram. A big diagram s best tor the right kind of breathing." The Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the Mlohigan Pioneer and Ilistorlcal Society wil] be liclcl in the aeuate chamber at the Capítol, Lansin?. commenclng Wedneslay, Jooe 11, 1890, at2 p. m., and wlll contiiiup throuffh the evening of Thursl.-iy June li, and will consist of flve ses-ions, and will iinmodiately iollow the necting of the Legisilutive Assoclatinn , which is to be held in Representative Hall on June 10 and 11, so that those desiring to do so can altend both meetings. The program will consist of muMc, under the direction of Mrs. Sophie Howard Knight, of Lansing; adress by the president; reports of tiieofllcers and conunlttees; interesting historical papers, interspersed with spirited five-minute speeches and reinini8cences.