PERSONAL POINTERS. A game-cock gaffed Edward Merker, of Covington, Ky., and caused fatal blood poisoning. Leox Joseph, a son of the late Chief ; Joseph, of the Cherokees, is employed in the government building at Kausas City. The only official in the country whose right to be addressed by the title of honorable is constitutional, it is stated, is the lieutenant governor of Massachusetts. Massa-chusetts. Daniel Weiser, a German living at Pottstown, Pa., ate one dozen angle worms on a wager recently. He says he learned to eat them when a lad, and that they are as palatable as raw oysters, oys-ters, especially when eaten with vinegar, vine-gar, pepper and salt. Capt. Nicholas Murphy, of Boston, is one of the most noted life-savers in America. During a period of thirty-five years he has saved upward of one hundred hun-dred persons from drowning, his first rescue being made when he was fourteen four-teen yeai-s old. The oldest pensioner on the rolls of the United States, according to the Illustrated Il-lustrated American, is Mrs. Anne Hyde, of Fishkill-on-the-Hudson, N. Y., who was born two days before Washington's inauguration. Mrs. Hyde is the widow of a soldier of the war of 1812.