Easton", Pa., which has a population of 15,000, has six Lutheran churches. Pilgrim Congregation, pnuiipii, St. Louis, Mo., has raised in the five, years just past 5220.000. Mils. M. II. HoTCHKtss. of Lakeville. Conn., has given seventy-five acres of land and 837",0Q0 to found a preparatory school for Yale college. The youngest of the cardinals at Rome is fifty-seven years of age, the oldest eighty-four, w-ho has worn the scarlet for thirty-two years. Tiik university of Arizona has ordered from the east outfits for the working of every kind of ore, in order to give practical prac-tical instruction in this line. Gep.5iax educational institutions are largely patronized by Americans. In the universities or Germany there are 1,930 foreign students. Among them are 436 Americans, 331 Russians, 293 Austrians, 225 Swiss and 117 English. Tiik British and Foreign Bible Society So-ciety hasbecu established cighly-seven years. During its long period of existence exist-ence it has issued 124.000,000 copies of Scripture writings, translated into 390 tongues. Northwestern Christian Advocate.