"Vou will find this medicino just the thing for eickly children," said the druggist. "U's tlie linest tonic made, and will increaee their appetite 50 per cent." "If that's the case, replied the man, "I don't want any of it. I have 6even children in the house and they can already eat more than I can give thein." - New York Sun. It has licon computed by a western statistician that the people of the United States spend more tlian $1,500,000 every year for chewing gum. Originality 13 the facuJty of adapting an oíd idea to a ncw occasion. - Knuire Hobbs. It is proposed to erect a statue oï' Eobert Burns at Toronto, Canada.