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  2. THE DEVIL-FISH.

    A HOGSHEAD that the steamer Cortes brought for St. John's, N.F., was filled as was probably no over hogshead ever brought into this port. It contained, perhaps, the largest octopus, "devil-fish," that has ...

    Article : 586 words
  3. A LITTLE INSECT.

    BEFORE the Polytechnic Association of New York city, October 4, Professor Francis Gerry Fairfield, the lecturer, as an illustration of the importance that any isolated discovery may assume, instanced a little ...

    Article : 733 words
  4. CHRISTMAS ON BOARD THE VERNON.

    Our engraving shows the tween-deck, where the boys have their meals. The seats and forms are so arranged that they are easily stowed away after use so to leave the clear deck for drill exercise. One is ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 656 words
  5. CHRISTMAS AT THE ASYLUM FOR DESTITUTE CHILDREN AT RANDWICK.

    IN contrast with the Vernon boys, we give a picture of the girls at Randwick Asylum. The scene is the girls' hall, with the matron in attendance. The big girl in the foreground is one of the apprentices to the ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 1,175 words
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