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ASPIRATION.

Dr. Walter A. Ford, the Directory of Physical Cul

ture, has resumed his systematic inquiry into the BAN ANISH all random thoughts that are not white;

, Let dreams and fancies be so clean and pure,

physical condition of students, in order to direct their That, leaving the mind's shade, they can endure,

exercise in the gymnasium. This is calculated to be The test of instantaneous searching light.

of great use, especially to any who are inclined to

neglect taking physical exercise, and to work unduly Mend thou thy broken speech, and make it whole;

hard at their studies. Let thy words be so worthy that if death

A new system of "marking” is proposed, and, we Come suddenly, shall be thy latest breath

believe, has met the approval of the Faculty. HereA benediction to some listening soul.

tofore the standing of students in their classes has Before thy task is finished thou mayst tire;

been relatively to each other, that is they were Let thy plans be so noble and so high,

classed, according to the average result of their reciThat deeds undone shall be thy legacy,

tations, as No. 1, 2, and so on. This plan has some To toilers whom thy life has helped inspire.

serious objections, one being the excessive stimulus Hold cheerful views! Rest ever in content!

to competitive effort of those who are near the head But think, speak, act and live as if to die

of the class, and the comparative discourageThis moment were thy body's destiny

ment also, of those who wbile perhaps not Immortal thou in life's accomplishment.

quite so quick, are doing very well, and makELLA A. GILES, in Unity.

ing satisfactory progress. The new plan much

better shows the position of the students relaWHEN MAMMA WAS A LITTLE GIRL.

tively to their work. They will be classified as “ HonHEN Mamma was a little girl

orable," being those whose general average is over Or so they say to me),

90; " Creditable,” those between 75 and 90; “SatisShe never used to romp and run,

factory,” between 60 and 75; and “Unsatisfactory," Nor shout and scream with noisy fun,

those below 60. Nor climb an apple-tree.

At West Chester, it is proposed by a number of She always kept her hair in curlWhen Mamma was a little girl.

young people, chiefly Friends, to form a circle for

advanced study, somewhat upon the plan of the When Mamma was a little girl,

“Chautauqua Circle," but to identify it with Swarth(It seems to her, you see),

more, by procuring from a member of the Faculty of She never used to tumble down,

the latter a plan of their work, and some direction Nor break her doll, nor tear her gown,

and oversight of its progress. The scheme is still in Nor drink her papa's tea. She learned to knit, “plain,

the formative stage, but much interest it shown in it,

seam,” and “purl"When Mamma was a little girl.

and the idea seems to be worthy of adoption in other

localities. Why should we not have, this winter, But grandma says-it must be true

many companies of young folks, (and of older ones, “How fast the seasons o'er us whirl!

too, for that matter), pursuing “Swarthmore Circle” Your Mamma, dear, was just like you,

programmes in scientific, historical, or literary study ? When she was grandma's little girl !” --GRACE F. COOLIDGE, in St. Nicholas for October.

THE LIBRARY.

THE ACT RELATING TO MARRIAGE LICENSES ; and other SWARTHMORE.

Acts defining the Duties and Responsibilities

of those who Solemnize Marriages in Pennsylvato the equipment of Swarthmore,-an observato

nia. Edited by Ellis Ames Ballard, of the Philary, Prof. Susan Cunningham has been especially inter

delphia Bar. Pp. 16.: $0.25. Philadelphia; T. & esting herself in the undertaking, and the subscrip

J. W. Johnson & Co., 535 Chestnut street.

THIS little work contains the full text of the law of tions of funds so far warrant the expectations that the movement will result in success. The cost may

Pennsylvania, passed at the last session of the Legisbe stated at about $1000, of which $700 will provide a

lature, and now just going into effect, by which persons good telescope, and the remainder a sufficient build- about to marry are required to obtain a license from ing in which to place it.

the Clerk of the County Court, by the production of J. Russell Hayes, of West Chester, a member of

evidence before him that there is no legal impedithe Junior Class of this year, who had acted as editor

ment to their union. The law is accompanied with of the Phoenix, the college monthly, at the close of

notes, explanatory of its relation to other and older last session, has been unable, on account of consider

legislation on the subject. The editor has also in

cluded in his volume the other acts in force defining ations of health, to return this year, and the editorial staff have elected Thomas A. Jenkins, of West

the responsibilities under the law of magistrates, Chester, in his place. The Phoenix may be the ve

clergymen, and others who “officiate” at marriages. hicle for much interesting and useful matter, as well as the means of increasing literary culture among

A QUAINT ANNOUNCEMENT. the students. We believe the editors are earnest in A FRIEND has sent us the following quaint cirendeavoring to make it creditable to their alma mater, and they deserve encouragement and aid to that month 1830. The desire to govern by moral disciend.

pline, and to cultivate and establish a love for the

PROVISION is making for a much desired

addition

а.

TO PARENTS AND GUARDIANS:

true adorning of a well balanced mind and heart has Pearson, North Carolina ; Geo. A. Lupton, John M. been an inestimable blessing to the children so edu- Pidgeon, Ohio; J.H. Douglas, Indiana ; Isaac Robcated. May there be a renewal of this concern all erts, David Hadley, Western ; Amy C. Cook, Kansas. over our land, that the women of the future may be In the business meeting on the 11th, “the Queries prepared to fill the higher place designed for them. were read and answered. A larger number than usual

have been dropped from membership. Some on ac

count of joining the separatists, and a pretty large DEBORAH MOULSON believes it is her duty to relinquish

number of birtbright members who have never had the school she is at this time engaged in, and to open one much interest in the church. A larger number, howfor the education of Girls, according to moral discipline in

ever, have been added to the church by conversion. simplicity of speech, behavior, and apparel ; endeavoring to

The present number of members of the yearly meetunite with an useful literary education that tuition of the

ing appears to be 9720. Increase of membership 347.understanding, which will induce them, on reasoning principles, to depart from that kind of dress and address which In the meetings on the 13th, which was First-day, leads the youthful mind so far from the path of propriety. Lawrie Tatuin's report says: “In the devotional meetIt is not intended to confine the pupils to one form of ing there were 140 who gave testimony or led in dress—but to that which is useful, and to endeavor so to

prayer, and as the meeting was to adjourn for the regengage their attention, that their ornaments may consist

ular service, all were asked to arise who would like in the fruits of a well-regulated mind. But knowing from

to give testimony if there was an opportunity, when experience that it is necessary Parents and Guardians

about 200 more arose. The 10 o'clock meetings in the should coöperate with the Teacher in suitable restrictions, it is desirable that all persons who make application may

two rooms of the yearly meeting-house were full, and be satisfied that they are willing their children should be

a large number in the commodious shady yard. In

the afternoon there were several thousand more than educated agreeably to this system. The course of study will include the following branches

could get into the house. Three or four places in the of English Education :--Orthography, Reading, Writing, Arith-yard there were seats and stands prepared, where metic, Grammar, Geography, with the use of Maps and Globes, there was preaching, and in the evening several of the Elements of Astronomy, Natural Philosophy and Chemistry, the meeting-houses in town and the opera house were History and Composition. TERMS, Boarding and Tuition, $110 occupied by Friends." a year.

Westtown school has just closed its summer term, The French Language will be taught at an additional

and now has a month's vacation. There were two expense.

students to graduate. Bristol, 5th month 12th, 1830.

A correspondent in North Carolina writes to the ORTHODOX FRIENDS.

Friend, as follows: "I was much struck, at the last Yearly Meeting was held at Oskaloosa, Iowa,

North Carolina yearly gathering, by the confession of last month, beginning on the 9th and closing on

' revivalist' preachers, that the difficulty some of them the 15th. The meeting of “ Ministry and Oversight"

experienced was in the same persons coming repeatproposed a reäffirmation of the disciplinary expres

edly to the mourners' bench. Revivalist work at sion against the outward " ordinances," and a minute

those devotional gatherings at the yearly meeting was to that effect was adopted. There was added to the

vigorously prosecuted. At one I attended, all who words of the Discipline the following: “And as we

were Christians were requested to stand up; had such cannot unite with ministers of our own membership,

and such experiences to hold up the hand, etc., etc.; who may teach such doctrine, neither can we with

which certainly was far from my views of what a those coming among us from other yearly meetings.”

Friends' gathering should be.” The manner in which this was to be enforced was

Haverford College opened on Ninth month 14th, left unstated, but Lawrie Tatum, in a letter to Friends'

with 92 students. Of these 11 are Seniors, 26 Juniors, Review says: “So far as I could understand the views

24 Sophomores, and 31 Freshmen. There are 43 new of Friends, they were, that ministers bringing clear

admissions, 5 Juniors, 8 Sophomores, and 30 Freshcertificates from another yearly meeting should be re

Of the whole college, Pennsylvania supplied ceived, and their credentials honored, as they come

50, New York 9, Delaware 6, Massachusetts 4, Ohio, from meetings in correspondence with us, and the

Maryland and Indiana, each 3. Arkansas, New Jerministers riot be called in question until they violate,

sey, North Carolina aud Virginia, each 2, and Maine, within our limits, the ruling of the yearly meeting.”

Rhode Island, Colorado, California and England,

IOWA Yearly Meeting

men.

each 1. The meeting, in other respects, seemed to depart quite as widely from primitive Quakerism as any other Earlham College opened with what was regarded of the western yearly meetings, Ohio not excepted, as a very satisfactory number of students--176 in all, so that the action on the“ ordinances" appears some- of whom 91 were in the college classes. The latter what notable. When the meeting opened, after silent number is stated to be larger than in any term herewaiting, and several prayers, some hymns were tofore. sung," (the titles of these are given in the report to the Christian Worker), and the same was done at the Of immortality the soul when well employed is beginning of each session. The ministers in attend- incurious. It i w eliat it is sure it will be well. ance from other yearly meetings were Nelson Hull, It asks no questions of the Supreme Power.- EmerWm. D. Eddy, New York; Benj. Brown, Wm. L.

.

son,

COAL was known to the Romans, and there are

travel, and of the length of “fetch" or unbroken FIRST USE OF COAL AS FUEL.

space which extends from shore to shore. It follows

that the most gigantic waves are produced where the traces some of their buildings in Northumber

sea rushes for the longest distance and at the greatest land that they used it for fuel. But in old days the

depth directly on the shore. In the long duel between forests supplied plenty of wood; there was little de

man and nature we here arrive at the term of human mand for fires for the purpose of manufactures;

power. At Wick, with a fetch of about 600 miles, houses were small, and men did not need so much

waves of 40 feet in height, from crest to trough, have warming as they do at present; chimneys to carry off been observed to smite the breakwater. Commander the smoke were almost unknown, and coal was not

Dayman observed that the highest waves off the very greatly in demand. It hegan, however, to be

Cape of Good Hope rose twenty feet, the gales wbich sent to London, where it was gradually used by

produce them extending over a distance of from 300 smiths and brewers, who needed fires for their trade.

to 600 miles. In the Atlantic ocean Dr. Scoresby In 1305 Parliament complained to Edward I. that the

measured the waves with great care and accuracy on burning of coal corrupted the air by its smoke and

different occasions. In March, 1848, he wrote: “In harmful vapors. An order was made that those who

the afternoon of this day I stood sometimes on the used coal should be punished and their furnaces de

saloon deck or cuddy roof watching the sublime stroyed. However, coal was still used in spite of this

spectacle presented by the turbulent waters. I am order, and gradually became more common. In the not aware that I ever saw the sea more terribly magsixteenth century the population of the south of Eng- nificent." Looking from the port paddle-box he says: land greatly increased; trade rapidly developed; the “ I found at least one-half of the waves which overtook woods had gradually been cleared away, and fuel be

and passed the ship were far above the level of my come more difficult to get. In the reign of Elizabeth

eye. Frequently I observed long ranges (not acumicoal crept from the forge to the kitchen and the hall.

nated peaks) extending 100 yards, perhaps, on one or Houses were larger and better built; chimneys were

both sides of the ship, the sea then coming nearly common, whereas formerly not more than two or

right aft, which rose so high above the visible horizon three were to be seen in ordinary towns. The coal

as to form an angle estimated at two or three degrees, trade along the Tyne became brisk, and in 1615 four

when the distance of the wave summits was about hundred ships were employed in carrying coals from

100 yards from the observer. This measure of elevathe harbor of Newcastle.—Leisure Hour.

tion was by no means uncommon, occurring, I should

think, at least once in half a dozen waves. SúmeQUEER PARTNERSHIPS.

times peaks of crossing or crests of breaking seas ONE NE of the most interesting examples of intelli- would shoot upward at least ten or fifteen feet

gence among the sea-crabs, is that of a hermit- higher.” The mean highest waves, notincluding the crab, which seems to have a perfect understanding

broken or acuminated crests, Dr. Scoresby estimates with a sea-anemone, that fastens itself upon its shell, as rising about forty-three feet above the level of the and shares the food the crab may capture. This

hollow occupied at the moment by the ship.—The might be considered an accidental occurrence, were

Edinburgh Review. it not that the crab proves its friendship by assisting the anemone to move to its new shell, when, by rea

THE POST OF DUTY THE PLACE OF son of its growth, the crab has to change its quarters;

SAFETY and if the anemone is not satisfied with one shell, the NE'S safety often depends on one's location. Butto crab tries others until its friend is suited.

decide as to the place where safety may be A similar friendship exists between another her

found requires more than a surface judging; it is not to mit-crab, found in the Mediterranean Sea, that is also

be settled by appearances. A fresh illustration of this accompanied by an anemone. In this case the

is given in the fact that several refugees from Alexfriendship is not altogether risinterested, as the ane

andria were engulfed in the recent earthquake at mone is used as a decoy by the wily crab, which gives

Casamicciola, on the island of Ischia, in the Bay of it board, lodging, and traveling accommodations, in

Naples. They had fled for their lives from an imreturn for its services.

minent danger. They lost their lives in a place of The crabs called Dromiæ encourage the growth of fancied security. It is not for us to say that they various animals and plants upon their backs, and the

were wrong in leaving Alexandria and in seeking a spider-crab of our own shores, known as the decora

refuge at Casamicciola. But it is for us to learn anew tor, is invariably found bearing upon its back a thick

that we cannot always be sure of safety by a change growth of sea-weed, placed there by itself. The Glass

of location. An old army commander was accustomed crabs are so transparent that print can be read

to say, as he saw a younger officer dodge his head at through them, and being thus difficult to detect, they the whistle of a bullet, You foolish fellow, you'll readily escape the watchful eye of hungry fishes.-dodge right into the way of a bullet.” And there was C. F. HOLDER, in St. Nicholas for September.

a suggestion of a great truth in that pungent com

ment. If you have a duty to do, stand fast to it or THE HEIGHT OF WAVES.

push ahead in it, without fear or flinching. There is THE height of the waves produced at sea in a no safer place in the world than the place of duty. storm depends mainly on the two conditions

Alexandria in the hour of the massacre, or in the of the depth of the water through which they days of cholera, is a better place, a safer place, for the

ON

THE height

Any place outside of the path of duty is a place of THIS Conference, held in St. George's Hall, Phila

SOMETIMES a twofold drainage of the upper, as

man whose plain duty is there at that time than THE CENTENARY OF THE TEMPERANCE Casamicciola could be for him. Any place where

MOVEMENT. duty is, is a safe place for one to stand-or to fall.

NHIS

delphia, on the 23d and 24th ult., was in many danger in the safest time.-S. S. Times.

respects the most important Temperance gathering

that has ever occurred in this country. The presence RELATIONS OF FORESTS TO MALARIA.

and participation of distinguished men representing a

every phase of religious and political thought, on the well as the under aspect of the soil may be prac- same platform, coming together in the unity of purticed—that is, draining the subsoil and increasing pose that gives promise of suocess, marks an era in the evaporation of the surface water. The cutting the world's progress of great significance. down of forests in malarious countries has often Not less noticeable was the presence of women, proved an excellent means of amelioration ; because, and the important place they occupied in the busiby removing every obstacle to the direct action of the ness transactions of the conference, Frances E. Wilsun's rays on the surface of the soil, its humidity dur- lard being one of the presiding officers, and performing the warm season is sometimes entirely exhausted. ing her part with dignity and ability. Among those In spite of universal experience of this fact, a school who spoke were Clinton B. Fisk, Dr. Daniel Dorchesoriginating with the great Roman physician, Lancisi, ter, Father Cleary, Aaron M. Powell, F. E. Willard, has sustained the contrary, counseling the maintenance

Ellen Foster, Theodore L. Cuyler, John B. Gough and and even the extension of forests in malarious coun- others. The occasion was the one hundredth annitries. Lancisi was completely possessed with the versary of the publication of Dr. Benjamin Rush's “palustral prejudice," and believed that the malaria

essay on The Effects of Ardent Spirits on the Hugenerated in the Pomptine Marshes, and attacking man Mind and Body." The date of the first edition such townships as Cisterna, was intercepted, if only

of this celebrated essay which shared so large a part partially, by the forests between, and he therefore in the inception of the temperance reformation, was opposed the cutting down of the trees and recom- 1785. It was republished in the Gentlemen's Magazine, mended increased planting. He did not know that in England, in 1786, and in a Philadelphia paper the the malaria was already in the soil and covered by same year. It was the first systematic seed-sowing of the forests in question. Some thirty years ago the

temperance in America. Other editions appeared in Caetani family, to whom Cisterne belongs, cut down the newspapers of that period, and in tract-form in the forest, and twenty years thereafter Dr. Tommasi- | 1794, 1804, 1811. Crudeli was able to show that the health of the Historical papers prepared by the various temperneighborhood had greatly improved in consequence.

ance organizations represented, were presented, and A commission appointed by the Minister of Agricul

discussed. These, with the other proceedings of the ture investigated the whole subject of the coëxist- conference, will be published in a “Centennial Meence of woods with malaria, and in its report issued

morial Volume." in 1884 completely disproved the theory of Lancisi

There is a knowing of the Truth as it is in Jesus, and confirmed that of Dr. Tommasi-Crudeli.

as it is in a Christ-like nature, as it is in that sweet, Absorbent plants have been suggested and used

mild, humble and loving spirit of Jesus, which spreads as a means of drawing humidity from the soil, not

itself like a morning sun, upon the souls of good men, without success in certain counties really malarious.

full of light and life.-R. Barclay. The prejudice that the malaria is due to the putrescent decompositions of the soil has, in Italy, led to Christianity means to the merchant that he should the choice of the Eucalyptus globulus as the tree best be honest; to the judge it means that he should be adapted to combat the poison, the idea being that just; to the servant, that he should be faithful ; to the eucalyptus, which grows very rapidly, dries the the schoolboy, that he should be diligent; to the humid earth, and at the same time by the aroma of street-sweeper, that he should sweep clean; to every its leaves destroys the so-called miasmata. No genu- worker that his work shall be well done. ine instance of the eucalyptus having succeeded in its allotted task is yet known to Dr. Tommasi-Cru

Madame Janauschek in speaking of her successful deli, though he does not say that its success is impos

career as an actress says: “I am glad when fortune sible. Had its Italian patrons studied its action in

gives me the opportunity by my advice to keep any its native Australia, where it flourishes much better good girl from a life which, nine times out of ten, is than in Italy, they would have known that there are

one of misery or of aimless selfishness.

If I eucalyptus forests in those latitudes where malaria

knew a young girl to have talent, even great talent, I

would advise her and entreat her to keep away from is very prevalent, as has been shown by Professor Liversidge, of the University of Sydney.- From "Ma

the stage, for her own happiness.

The best larious Countries and their Reclamation,in Popular

thing for a young girl to do, no matter how great she Science Monthly.

expects to become, is to keep away from the theatre

and do anything but go upon the stage. This is what THE late Dr. Holland described the habit of card playing

I tell them all.” Will any one say that the celebrated the resort of the starved in soul and intellect, which

actress who utters these sentiinents does not know has never in any way linked to itself tender, elevating, or what she is talking about, or that she is maligning beautiful associations."

her chosen profession ?Faith and Works.

as

the influence of the Society of Friends: “There is one NEWS AND OTHER GLEANINGS.

great characteristic of the venerable religious society of UNITED STATES Minister Cox and Consul-General Heap

which this city is the center-namely, that alone of Christhavs succeeded in obtaining from the Turkish Government

ain bodies it placed before it, as the object and reason of its a revocation of the order expelling American Jews from Je

existence, not any outward ceremony, not any technical rusalem.

doctrine, but the moral improvement of mankind—the in-The largest fruit farm in the world, of any one kind of significance of all forms and of all authority, as compared fruit, has been established in the southern part of Florida, with the inward light of conscience. This protest of theirs, comprising 2500 acres, with over 200,000 cocoanut trees. this aspiration, may have been accompanied by many re

-A restaurant is fitting up in the lower part of the lapses, many extravagancies, many glaring inconsistencies, Capitol at Albany, which will be easily accessible from the but in itself and looking not at its means, but at its ends, Senate and Assembly corridors. The cooking will be done it is an example to all Christians; it is not only christian outside the building, and no liquors will be sold.

but angelic." -A Chinese loan of $40,000,000 has been negotiated at -Three bears, of a new species, found in no other part Paris and Berlin for the construction of a railroad from of the world, have recently been killed on Mount Taku to Tungchow, twelve miles south of Pekin. A Man- Shasta, California. They are described by the Sacramento chester firm has obtained the contract for building the Union as white in color, about the size of a shepherd dog road.

and very ferocious. -An exchange paper has the following item: Minnis

-A streak of lightning not only can be, but has been, Haden, a worthy colored man, a blacksmith of Montgomery, photographed, and that by an amateur of this city-WilVa., has lately invented a piece of very simple machinery liam M. Jennings, a stenographic clerk in the Pennsylvania by which the striking hammer is easily and effectively Railroad office. The picture is a perfect one, showing a worked by his foot, while he has both hands free to hold

streak"cleaving the sky almost from the horizon to the his iron and use the small hammer. To a listener the blows

zenith. come as naturally and as rapidly as if there were two men

The arrival in this country of Dr. Levi D. Johnson and handling the hammers in the old-fashioned way, but there

Delia Rees, two of the Orthodox Friends in the Taylor Misis a difference. The machine, by an easy motion of the

sionary Company, has not heretofore been noted in this pafoot on the treadle, strikes a harder blow than any man can

per. They reached New York on the last day of Eighth strike, and can be made, at will, to strike as light a blow as

month, having been fifty days coming from Loanda to Livmay be needed. But the use of this simple and cheap de

erpool, and 8 days from Liverpool. Delia Rees, in very vice in the blacksmith's shop is not half. It can be just as

poor health, went to the home of her brother, Seth Rees, at easily used, and will find a large field of usefulness, in

Smithfield, Ohio, and Dr. Johnson attended Ohio Yearly driving a drill for blasting rock.

Meeting, (Orthodox), on the last day, and then went to his -Prof. Brewer, of New Haven, has reported the results home at Muscatine, Iowa. He spoke in the Yearly Meetof a number of experiments on the result of soaking green ing, on Africa, after which the Mossamides mission, (the wood of various kinds in cold water, and thus removing the one set apart by Bishop Taylor for the Friends), was enalbuminoid matter. That green lumber contains something dorsed by the meeting, and $1000 was raised for it, half bewhich greatly favors its decay, and which may be removed ing appropriated from the meeting funds. He was also at by long continued soaking in water, was well-known many Iowa Yearly Meeting, and related the needed sum of monyears ago, and gave rise to the process of water seasoning,

ey to be $10,000, toward which $1100 was raised. The Meetin which the planks were sunk in large bodies of water and

ing also gave its official approval to the mission, and apkept immersed for six months to a year, when they were pointed a missionary committee. raised, piled in the air and thoroughly dried. Flooring

-Among the more recent earthquakes was the one that lumber thus treated is little liable to decay, for the simple

destroyed most of the Island of Scio. On the 3d of April, reason that it contains little or nothing that is fit for the

1881, about an hour and forty minutes after noon, the city food of the micro-organisms that cause decay.

of Scio and thirty or forty villages in the southern part of -Dr. Baer, the chief physician of the Plozensee Prison, the island were disturbed with a violent trepidation. The has just published some interesting statistics concerning shaken and cracked houses were still standing, when, a few the drinking habit of Germany. They show that drunk- minutes afterward, a second shock, equally violent, came enness is very prevalent, and is rapidly increasing in that on, and finished the work of the first. With it five thoucountry. In 1880 there were about two hundred thousand

sand persons were buried under the rubbish. A little places in Prussia alone where “hard” liquors were sold, and while afterward four thousand other persons were killed. less than one hundred and twenty thousand in 1869. Ten Hardly had the people recovered from the terror of one years ago, on an average, every adult German was in the

shock, than others came on, causing general panic and stuhabit of drinking four glasses of alcholic liquors every day; por. Hardly a quarter of an hour would pass without a and the average is much higher now. Dr. Baer's investi

new shock, and the wounded who had succeeded in extricatgations shows that the use of spirits has almost gone out of ing themselves from the rubbish were buried in it again. fashion among the upper and well-to-do classes, so that the

Death," said an eye-witness,“ seemed to pursue its vicdrinking habit is largely confined to artisans and working- tims with fury. In less than an hour Scio was an utter men, who can least afford it and to whom it is most fatal. It ruin.” The agitation of the ground continued, with only is pleasant to know, however, that as yet German women

short interruptions, for a year. During 1879 and 1880 Scio are comparatively free from this vice. These facts will put had suffered from frequent tremors, sometimes repeated as upon the advocates of light beers as an aid to temperance many as ten times in a day. Mitylene and Smyrna were the necessity of explaining how it is that drunkenness is

also similarly affected, but none of the shocks were strong increasing in the country where beer is the national drink.

enough to cause great anxiety. They were, as it were, -New York Tribune.

the subterranean preparation for the catastrophe that was -Dean Stanley in his sermon in Philadelphia, at to burst out a few months afterward.-- Popular Science Monthe time of his visit here, paid the following tribute to thly.

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