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Miss Captain Clay!

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Miss Minnie T. Gay, a recent student at Abbott academy, Andover, has received an appointment as captain of a tteam vessel on Sebago lake, Maine. She has studied navigation and passed a successful examination as pilot and navigator; and, although she is the first lady to receive such an appointment in Maine, she is considered well qualified for her position. The steamer of which she is captain is owned by her father. - ïiew York Lsdger. The refreshrnents served at afternoon teas, that popular mode of entertaining. are of the most simple kind. Bread and butter sandwiches of thinly sliced crustless bread, brown and white, wafers or tea biscu.t, may any one of them bö offered with a cup of tea, and for more formal occasions pound cake or any solid cake, chocolate and coffee may be added. Emma Abbott wears in lier coffin a part of the handsome veil she used to wear in her performances of Juliet. This veil she bought in Paris, and she was wont to cali it her mascot, because fortune favored her from tho moment it came into her possession. At her death half of it was ent up into souvenirs for the members of her trouDe. What to do with the vast quantity oi silk now lying unsold at Yokohama is a topic which engages the attention of not only business men, but financiers iu general. The quantity of silk thus detained Is put at nearly 30,000 bales.