CURIOUS FACTS. The site of the city of Boston was sold in 1635 by John Blackstone for $150. This is a big country. It contains land ' "W Wacfelf'- Wellsville, Mo., has nearly twice as many dogs as inhabitants. It has 1,740 residents and 3,400 dogs. In a cave in the Pantheon the guide, by striking the flaps of his coat, makes a noise equal to that produced by firing a twelve-pound cannon. A piece of wood one inch long and one-half inch thick was removed from the cheek of a Reading (Pa.) young man. The splinter entered his cheek six years ago in a coasting accident. While three woodcutters w ere sitting on a bench in their lodging house near Everetts, Va., recently, singing "The Old Ship of Zion," the house was struck by lightning and all three were killed. On Sunday, May 22, when the apple trees in Franklin county, Me., were in blossom, snow from six to nine inches in depth covered the Rangeley district, and G. E. Rideout rode in his sleigh through the streets of Phillips.