Now, I'm all ready," and Cricket cleared her throat, and began. The Echo. Marbury, Wednesday, July 15th, 18 . VOL. I. "Oh, dear!" sighed Dell Ripley, "next Friday is Composition Day, and I've got to write a composition. What subject shall I take, mamma?" "Are there not any subjects in your school composition-book?" asked Mrs. Ripley, a pleasant looking lady of apparently thirty-five.