6 AUGUST 1870, Page 21

Jessie Grey, by L. G., and Katie Johnstone's Cross, by

A. M. M. (Oliphant), are both called "Canadian tales," though there is not much loeal colour about either of them. The latter of the two tells with some pathos how the weakness and deformity which an accident causes to the bright little heroine, are made a source of happiness and blessing to her and all about her.