The first meeting of the Philippine Commission was held at Washington, D.
"The liberal deviseth liberal things; and by liberal things shall he stand.
A young woman of an intense emotional nature, with an ardent, ambitious intellect, possessing, it appears, many fine faculties but lacking the saving one of common sense, in a stress of excitement lost her reason and her strength and was committed recently to Agnews asylum as an insane patient, where she died.
The New England Magazine in its November issue presents a valuable article on "The Founder of Christian Science," by Henrietta H.
A letter from Clara Barton has recently been given to the press, which may be of interest to many, as coming from one who has devoted her life to the service of her country, which, in turn, refuses her any voice in choosing those who are to rule its destinies.
It was gentleness, not weakness.