pg 504 inside in oak color, which wonderfully adds to the beauty of the two. Then the erection of the two lodges on the principal avenue, at the point of intersection of the road going towards St. Mary's, with a view to prolong thither the parterre that begins under the windows of the college. The two lodges are joined by a rail fence which closes the road, that to the east being used as a post office and the other as a porter's lodge, in which also Bro. Francis Xavier keeps a little store of religious articles. The number and the spirit of the pupils in the college seem to be improving upon preceding years. If nothing happens to cloud the horizon, the year appears consoling and full of promise. God grant that His kingdom be sought first and always and by each and every one, and that we may thus deserve the continuance of the blessings without which we can do nothing.