ONE LITTLE BOTTLE.
"♦ Little Alice, who had been forbidden to touch* the ink-bottle, , had accidentally spilled its' contents not only p've her mother's desk, but over the rug, several chairs > and her own apron. Her mother, on- discovering the state. of affairs, had expressed more anger than pleasure.- ' vVhen - trG father of the family returned home, his little daughter met him on- the stairs, and asked: "Papa, how much does a bottle of ink colt?" v ' "Only a penny." .. \ "A penny!" exclaimed the aggrieved youngster, in a tone of 'deep disgust. "And to think mamma would make all that fuss about one 'little bottle of ink."---■55555555555S ' :