We are authorized to say that the lesson-texts of the Expository Notes are to be read by the First Reader as formerly.
It is reported from Washington that Porto Rico and Guam Island and the island of Luzon, with Manila Bay and the city of Manila, are looked upon as indemnity for the war, and the administration is inclined to the opinion that, as it has now been determined that all the Philippines must be held by the United States, it would only be fair to Spain to pay a monetary consideration for the remainder of the group.
Editor of the Herald:—After reading the article in yesterday's Herald, entitled, "Voice of the People," in which the writer either ignorantly or wilfully confounds Christian Science with Faith Cure, it is plain to be seen that such an attack on Christian Science, and insult to a large and increasing element of respectable and intelligent people, is not the sentiment of the people, by any means, or from "a parent," but is at the instigation of the M.
Before the Christmas Bells shall ring, allow me to improvise some new notes, not specially musical, to be sure, but admirably adapted to the key of my feeling, and emphatically phrasing strict observance, or note well.
According to Solomon words fitly spoken are prolific of silver and gold.