356 Church Review.
In Porto Rico sixty-two and one-half per cent of the population, or
201,071, are white. Seventy per cent of the white and eighty-three per
cent. of the colored population are illiterate.
A small boy in the juvenile grammar class, being told to compare the
adjective "little," answered: "Little, small, nothing at all."
One morning little Nellie discovered a spider's web in the window.
"Oh, mamma," she exclaimed, "come and see this bug in a little ham-
Amazed by the brevity of little four-year-old Grace's nap, her mother
asked her why she had awakened so soon. "Why." replied Gracie, look-
ing up in childish astonishment, "I slept all the sleep I had."
"Oh, mamma," exclaimed little Bessie, "just look what big ears that
man has!" "Hush," responded the mother in a whisper, "the gentleman
might hear you." "Well," continued Bessie, "if he can't he ought to
take down his signs."
"Please give me some more of the pudding, mamma," said small
Johnny the other evening at dinner. "Don't you think you have eaten
enough, Johnny?" asked his mother. "No, I guess not," replied the
little fellow; "my stomach only aches a little bit."--Episcopal Recorder.
GEORGIA NEGROES GROWING RICHER.
Comptroller General Wright has just finished the work of consolidat-
ing the tax returns of the colored people of Georgia, and his report