Both branches of the Pennsylvania Legislature met in biennial session January 1, and the first tests of strength between the faction of the Republican party led by Quay and the opposing forces of the Democrats and anti-Quay Republicans resulted in a victory for Quay's supporters.
The caravan was typical of the Middle Ages, and survived even in brand-new America until the continent was spanned by railroads and the waterways so united that from the sea we can now in steam vessels penetrate the very heart of the new world.
Editor Buffalo Express:—You quoted editorially in your issue of December 24 a statement appearing in a New York paper concerning Christian Scientists and Surrogate Fitzgerald.
Remittances should be made by post-office money order, express money order, or exchange on Boston or New York.
A century ago, an infidel German countess, dying, ordered that her grave be covered with a solid granite slab; that around it should be placed solid blocks of stone, and the whole be fastened together by strong iron clamps, and that on the stone be cut these words: "This burial place, purchased to all eternity, must never be opened.