grtoai tfratoed by tlie Mteslssippi is pqua.". to 21,760,000,000,000 gallons tE water, 1= tiltat a..U ? American and Enirf-h tra velers vistt Pa vjs irnv in .quaj mumberé, about 4,5,000 a year oí eacfo. It is amother exannp'Je o f the motlevn anniíMlation oí cltetaaice. M'ötoi o'clies liave appeared ál severa'. cHii' i kis Bportng. Oas i:i Eng■ïanil Is propelled by aeetylene í?as. av'1i:'!i miy fteveCOp Tin"1 "inp'.orisant tuabit oí tarrowing its rWBff by aiv ox■p'jci usan. A baok of the hfcfliest interest abaut Gen Grant wiMbe the memoiii"s soon to bs pub'.ishisd by M-rs. G Th bes1 ;iJ:ice to absen-e Grant -vns in. hl home, for ]ie was an, cxceptionaïly donie.íií.e mam. Chámese nature i a curious braneh of taiman nature. Thie Celestials ivot onCy cOTitinueto buy as freely as ever fnom t.helr eonquieror?, tbe Japaneee, but many cvi tihie Ch-liriese insist that flséy heaTid oí the war. O'íhiar'ds imder pr'.ass, vrbi,}. peaches Tiiperted in Janua'ry, aire tllue :atet lnot Iuoiise iiíteas in Betoiura and France. Berrites are ripened ten order ia midwlntier, hwt the putees, :ike tlie. gaxdenimg', are decHled'.y intensiA-f. ------- t Iímalhir Ioiine".ly aays that the SftiSlasippi f..0Mds ave due to sun sp'O'te. If Ig-natáus ■wei'e p".aced at t.he heatí oí a Socar Bareau he would makp the pubátiio'ns of tte other (Ippa'-tinuts seem ntterly unimteresttoe. v; m( t.be peiop:e oí this state waait ls a road 3w pnovidimg1 for tina col;teot,ion of a modélate tax Ín auch nriraipv that every dloSar of it must be pr.operJy and pablicly accounted for : 1hat wü pnovi.fe a Bystean for tihe permiamerit, tfaoujgrh gradual1 improvemcnt oí tlie liighways ; that ■ill give taxpayers au oppartu-nity ín wwk otst the frreater part of ttoedr taxos, but require tfli.e'm t render bemest service Íot tlieir pay. Tlie best ro'ast on th.e "Christdan" pow&ra of Europe that bas yet been made was in the iïilus-brated Sunday ecUtjom oí th.e New York DaiCy Tribune, cailed "Twiinkles." It represent s Greece as a Gaddess ol Xóiberty, iwïth a drawn sword iiaone hand, the otlier hiand restóing upon a great eross which she is vai.ientiy üeiending. To one süde is tih.e 3u''jt.ain of Turkey perclieid on a cañan, glving orders to Russia, Germany, Austria, Engjand, lta:y, etc, wh.0 aire represented as s-ovdiiers charging upion the brave deiendier of the crose, Mis order beimg : Forwaid, Chrdirtian Soldiers !" The cartoon is so keen, so trae to the ti,rnie-s foireib'je ttot it will outlive a'.l Ülustrated literature oE thifi humiMating war. Secretary Gage cheriishcs a telegram of one -word from Ban Francisco for witïct he paid $5 wheil lie was vlsiting FQorida years ago. Th moird wa? "yes," and came iiii answer to a ppotposal by maal, wlcli a request that the lady teleg-rapli the reply. The antii-tirust 3aw upüeW by the receait aeoision of the Bupreme Court is a repullican meiasune aadi had no support, fnom the democratie party. Tho blow glven. thie trusts by the conrt's decisioa receives comraendation in the ooi!unins of tlie press wiihout regand to party, bat 1b is wed emough to give ereöit for the law where lt beCiongf.- Cedar Bprlngs Clipper.