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THE HAWAIIAK STAR
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HONOLULU, HAW I i AN ISLANDS FRIDAY EVENING, DF.CEMBER i 1803 MX PAGES
l-IHII ItlllN I HON I. UN MKNT OK THK
II IIN IKI.A1NIIX.
I i m I'TIVK '.irNI'll..
H, li Data, H Will Hill lit Hip I'rttUsliHllll Uu
mill at I tit- Hiiwmimi WlMlli
MMMtorot r'nrolun Affair.
1 King, Minister of Hip Interior,
s. M. Damon, MlnhiMraf Kiiuuiee
W II Smith. At lonii'N - irnentl.
K. M. HhIo)i. VIcrfroHldent of the Provis
ional Hovernment of thellawlin Islands.
K. IT. 1 ennv.
V. W. MiCliesnex
JMMM f Morgan.
.1. 1. Mellilonea,
( '. Boltc,
W. F. Allen,
W. C. Wilder.
l'. Ti Kogers, Secretary
Executive and Ad-
SniirHK COO AT.
lion. A. ". .Ittdd, i 'hlef Justice.
Hon. R. F. Hkkerton, First Associate Justice.
Hon. W, E. Frear, Second Associate .lnstice.
Henry mith. Chief Clerk.
Fred Wnadwibun, Iieputy Clerk.
(Jeorge l.lleas, Second IleputV Clerk
.1. Waiter .lones, Stenographer.
H. E. Cooper, W.
Second Circuit : a. N. Kepolkal.
Third and Fourth Circuits: S. I.. Austin.
Fifth Circuit : .1. Hardy.
Offices and Court-room in (lovernment
ItuildliiK. Kin K reet. Sitting in Honolulu:
First Monday in February, May. August and
Police Station Building, Merchant Street.
A. 0. M. Hohertson, Magistrate,
.luines Thompson. Clerk.
Dbpammutx Of rmtnoH akkaihb.
Office In Hovernment Building, King Htreet.
Ills Kxeellency Sanford B. Dole. Minister of
Heo. ('. Potter, Chief Clerk,
w. Horace Wright, Ed, stiles, Clerk.
Dll'AHTMKNT OK TIIK INTKKIOII.
Office ill Government Building, King Street.
Ills Excellency J. A. King, Minister of the
Chief Clerk. John A. Hassinger.
Aw-istant Clerks, .lames H. Boyd, M. K.
Keohokalole, .lames Aholo, Stephen Maha
ulll, licorice C. Boss, Kdwnrd S. Boyil.
Surveyor-Ueiieral, W. 1. Alexander.
Supt. I'ulilic Works. W. K. Howell.
Sit pi . Witter W orks, Andrew Br.wn.
Inspector Fleet rlc Lights. John Casstdy.
Begistrar of Conveyances. T. II. Thrum.
Itoad Siiiauvisor, Honolulu, W. H. Cum-
Chief Kngincer Fire Dept., J. 11. Hunt.
Supt. insane Asylum. Dr. A. McWayne.
Office. Government Building, King Ht.
Ht'llKAU OK AOKICCI.TCHE.
President ex-ntlicio, His Excellency J. A.
King. Minister of the Interior.
Members: V. (. Irwin, A.Jaeger. A. Her
bert am) John Ena.
Commissioner of Agriculture and ex officio
Secretary of the Board: Joseph Marsden.
IIKI'.MtT.MKNT III' FINANCE.
Minister of Kinance.
Hi- Escelleney S:
Auditor-tiencrrtl, QtolW B. Koss.
KetfiHtruri.f AceolllitH, lieo. K. Smithied,
t'lcrk of r'inunce Ortice, Carl Wideinann.
I 'ollectol -lieneral of Cubtoins, J. H. t'antle.
Tax Assenyor. Dahu, .lonalhau Shaw.
Deputy AHnefiNor, W. '. Weedon.
I'i.slinater-(icneral, J. M. Oat.
Ofllce, liistom House, Esplanade. Fort St.
I'ollector-Ueneral, .1. 11. Castle.
lleiuiy-L'ollector, K. B. McStocker.
Hlll'h..r .late, OftPlAtn A. Fuller.
Port Surveyor, M. N. SanderB.
storekeeMir. Hen. Stralemeyer.
DVUWR OK ATTOIiNKY-HKNKRAl..
Office in liovernment Building, King St.
Attorney-tleneral, W. O. Smith.
Iieputy Attornev-lieneral, I. K. Wilder.
Clerk, J. M. Kea.
Marshal. K. (i. Hitchcock.
Deputy Marshal, Arthur M. Brown.
Jailor Oahu Prison, James Low.
Prtna Physician. Dr. 0, B. Doopr,
BoAltll t)F IUMlliKAllON.
t Hlice, Detmrtment of Inturlo, (loverument
Building, King Street.
President, His Kxcullency, J. A. King.
Members of the Board of Immigration: Hon.
.1. B. Atherton, Jas. B. Castle, Hon. A. 8.
(leghorn, .lames II. Speucer. Mark P.
Secretary. Wray Taylor.
BoAim ttr IIkai.tii.
I llllce in grounds of (lovernmeut Building,
corner of Mililaui and (jueen Streets.
Meinlwrs: llr. Hay, llr. Miner, Dr. Andrews,
T. F. Lansing, J. T. Waterhouse, .Ir., .lohn
Knit, anil Atlorney-Oeneral sinilh.
1'resiilent, Hon. '. O, Smith.
Secretary, ( 'has. Wilcox.
Kxtcutiie OAetr.O.B. Heynolds.
AgMI) Hoanl of Health. J. 1. Ml A'eigh.
iMptetor and Manager of (iarhage Service,
L. 1 La Pierre,
laipcotor, II. w, ('. .lones.
Port Physician, llr. Andrews.
I)istensary, Pr. H. Mcllrew.
Leper settlement, llr. H. K. Oliver.
BOAIIll 01 ElllCATIIIN.
Olllcc (ioveriimeut Huihling. King Street.
President. Hon. ('. K. Bishop.
Scrietiiry. V. .lames Smith,
Inspector of ScIuioIh. A. T. Atkinso".
BOAMB !' OlOWti I.AMI t'llMMIKSIONKHH.
A. King. Minister of the Interior; W. O.
Smith, Attoi ney-iieueral and O, P. laukea.
Uflkx in Jwtlrlart Bullditig.
Tons & Tons & Tons of
have been pouring into our
Store and Warehouses the pMI
lew weeks Ex. barks "Paul Isen
berg" anrl "J. C. I'fluper" from
Europe, and the different steam
ers and sailing vessels limn San
FmrMiacn, lur stocks ot hc:iv
jroods, such as Black ami l;il
vanized Chain, Galvanized Sheet
Iron, Sheet Zinc, Pig Lead,
Sheet Lead, Lead Pipe, Lump
Chalk, Shoe, Bar Iron, Etc., has
never been so large and com
i plete as it is to-da) . Fence
j Wire Our stock on 4-5-6 black
and 4-5-6-9-12 galvanized is
I very large, and we claim it is as
i fine a lot ot wire as ever came
to the country. However, we
don't ask you to take our word
fo it if you don't wish to, just
come in and we will let you cut;
a piece off of any coil and put it!
in our big vise upstairs and you
can twist it, bend it, tie knos in!
it, and test it to your heart's,
content, and alter vou have done
this and asked the price of it,
you will be pretty sure to buy
Galvanized Buckets and Tubs,
Sauce Pans, Tea Kettles, Ball
Blueing, Crown Soft Soap, Fine
Clay and Day & Martin's Shoe
Blacking we have plenty of
now, and our stock of Galvanized
Flexible Steel and Iron Wire
Rope is complete from to 4
inches Hubbuck Boiled and
Raw Linseed and Castor Oil,
White Lead and Zinc, Red Lead
and Oxide, Colza Oil and Stock
holm Tar. all came by the "lsen
berg" in fine- order and are
offered at low prices. Now is
the time to have your Coffin
trimmed ; the hundred sets of
"Coffin Furniture" just, received
are going; off like "hot cakes."
The new "Pumping Plai
works well and you can get all
the water vou want, so vou
want one of our new Lawn
Sprinklers. It is the best
Sprinkler ever sold here, no
parts tu wear out, as it does not
revolve, and is good for either
light or heavy pressure of
Electrical Goods. Our
stock is more complete than
ever, and we have five men hard
at work wiring houses for Elec
tric Lights. We can furnish
won the fixtures, shades and
lamps in any style, and if we
wire vour house vnu enn feel
o.. ;t ;o l..., -,,i:
latest Underwriters' rules.
Game is said to be plenty.!
We have the rip-ht kind of !
Schultze, Wood, or Black Pow-I
der Cartridges to p-et bic bairs!
E. 0. Hall & Son,
Fort and Kino
W. W. AHANA
No. Niiuaitu SI., Honolulu.
Fine Suite from (14 up. I.u and Crepe
suitu, (D.50 up.
AM, SUITS GUARANTEED TO KIT j
AND IN THE LATEST STYLE
CLOTHKK CUCANXD AND RKPAiaEU.
Mutual Telephone No. tiin. P. O. Box 144.
Club Stables Co.
S. F. GRAHAM. Manackk.
Livery, Feed and Sale Staples.
Fort Street, Between Hotel
Both Trlkphones No. 477.
CONNECTED WITH HACK STAND
Cor. Km,- and Bethel StB.
BOTH TELEPHONES NO. 113.
. I;, CASTLE.
ATTORNEY AT l.AW
Office ( .11 t right H'ldg.
.1. ALFRED MAiiOON.
ATT IKNKY and C !' NHBI.OR-AT I . "
I tttl.e, 42 MM Stic 1 .
Honolulu. II I
J. M. MONSARRAT.
ATToltNKV AT l.AW ANH ROTARY
I 'art i iglit Bhs'k. Merchant St.. II lulu
K. I. WAKEFIELD.
ATTOBNKY and COUNSELOR AT LAW.
Tkmimiuaky nm r
With C. W, Ashford. Merchant St..
Honolulu, ll'. 1.
m! PHILLIPS A CO.
Wholesale IniMrters and JohherB of
AMERICAN & EUROPEAN DRY GOODS,
Corner Kort and Qui en Sts. , Honolulu.
C. B. RIPLEY.
Office New Safe lepoit Huildlng.
Hon.. lulu, H. I.
I'lans, !Mrrin-iUtons and Superintendem c
given for ever y description or Hinuniitr.
Old Buildings suceessfully remodeled and
Itesigm for Interior lecoratirmH.
Maps or Mechanical Prawin , Traeing ami
JT Draw iiigs for Hooka or Newspaper Illus
tration. M. H. LOHEIDE,
SKJN and ORNAMENTAL PAINTER.
BKU. TEI.KI'HONK W.
;??"AI1 Onlers Promptly Attemle.il to,
H. MAY & CO.
Wholesale and Retail
tin Foil Slroi'l.
Both Telephones 22. P. O. B0X470
HP TOWN BOOK-STORE"
PresentH an array of HOLIDAY
ATTRACTIONS in NEW and SEAS
ONABLE PRESENTATION BOOKS.
Ill AllT. Pof.tky, TltAVKI. and Bkli.es
ALBUMS. all Sizes. Styles and
BIBLES. PRAYER BOOKS and
HYMNALS The finest assortment of
CHRISTMAS and NEW YEAR
CARDS- The Choice Of several leading
Art Publishers' offerings, at prices :
lower even than former acknowledged!
REMEMBER I Not a last year's card
i or design in the Book
I other Art NoT9ltie
CALENDARS tor 18M
LETS t,,Ht ar ,,f
and BOOK- j
Einest LEATHER, SILVER
GREE and CELLULOID Articles for
I Beadoir, Library, l'arlor or Office in
INKSTANDS, PAPER WEIGHTS,
j t'OLDEIiS PORTEOLIOS. DESK
! PAD8, CARD CASES, WALLETS,
PURSES, MUSIC ROLLS, Etc.
TOILET SETS, HORN OOOD8.
t NUT PICK SETS.
A new line of Austrian VaseH in Class
I and Porcelain.
French Brisque Figure Pieces and I
Brio a Bra?. Work-Boxes, Work-Baijs. j
, Reticules, and Baskets.
IBABKBTN THAT ABE BAS
(Maile bq the
in Htyles hih)
tribe of American AwMmw)
from a lion Hon ize to a HMnpW Mid
to lie the lirst lot exporttil by their
Ak- hi Must be Skf.n ti bk Ai'i-kk-
PARLOR and OUTDOOR 0AM BB
I for Old tod VoUBg, and TOYS it
I abundance and variety for all the o.m! I
little Uiilx and lioys from now till I
The array of IKJLLS i-xceedn that of
any previous season not only in quan
tity hut also in quality, variety and
In the line of DOLLS' SUNDRIES
we are also more complete than ever;
to all of which inspection is invited.
TOY BOOKS in variety for all
All orl-ri irtnill) mi. ml. .1
lo, and kuuiIn tin xliipiiu 111
inn in ii lili i iirr.
SANTA CLAUS' HEADQUARTERS.
M. S. GRINBA1 M & CO.
HiiMH.ri.r H. 1
CommiMion MvrahMM will mportw
nf Ooio mi MarohkniliHo.
nu H ianclM oOtllcti, W rV ntSt.
F. A. SCIIAFK1! & CO.
IMPORTBRH AND commission
Hon. 11 1 i.e. Hawaiian Islands.
II. W. SCIIMID'I & SUNS.
IMPORTRRM ANH MiMMlssloN
Fort Street. Honolulu.
P 1 1 llov '.V7. Telephone MO,
LEWIS I co.
Nnviil Supplies. Wholetwle ntul Retail
Dealei'H in (inu ericn, ProviHions. etc.
Ill Kort St.. Honolulu. II. L
CHR. HERSKIND & J, McMEEKIN.
PIANO TUNERS NI) TEACHERS.
Penhallow Huuxe. Beitaniu Street, j
W"M ul ual I eleiihone "14.
Leaaons tclven on I'iuno for Beginners and
Tunlniforilcru will be ironiitlv attended to. !
171 I in
4 'II AS. F. PETBRSOM,
TYPFWRITER, CONVEYANCER AND
OtHoe over Binhnp's Bunk.
ft J. mWKRV
LEWERS & COOKE,
Lumber, Builders' Hardware,
DO! IRS, SASHi I'l.INDS.
PAINTS, OILS, (iLASS,
WALL PAPER, MATTING.
LIME, CEMENT, ETC.
MUSIC! MUSIC I
A lint- ntot-k ol' I he bent
Violin, auilar, Kmijo
ami Mitiitiolin Hiring,
etel limio flfeel
.tlimi' unci Kupli4
.IiikI lit-ft-ii t-il HI
Book 1 1 i MumIo (Atioret
Cor. FORT A. HOTEL STS
Orders for all Instruments
promptly attended to,
Musical mtrumente of all
kinds Neatly Repaired.
Bell and Mutual Telephone No.
M. W, McCHESNEY & SONS,
HONOLULU. II. I.
A FULL LINE
Always on Hand.
I'er Kvery Steamer and Sail.
Cheese, Lard, Hams,
Butter, Codfish, Milk, Onions,
Crackers, l'otatoes, Salmon,
Macaroni, Corn Meal,
Pickled Skipjack, Alvicore,
Flour, Grain and Beans.
AND ALt KINDS OF
Leather and Nails
Pacific Mail S. S, Co.
Occidental ! Oriental S. S.Co,
For YOKOHAMA and HONGKONG.
sieani.TM of the alnive i 'nm jm ill." will call
ut lloii'.liilu tin their wa 1o the allow portn
on or ahnni t roHnwInii ilaten
l l KAN It "
Nov. I MM
Ih-. M, 10
I'll., ft, 18M
March ft, MM
April Hi, 14
For SAN FRANCISCO.
SteanicT ot the abort OompMfM will call
at lloniitulu on Hi. ir wa from Honitkouif and
Vokohauia to I lie atoe . .rl on or aliout the
following dates :
Sttnr "0CSAN1C" Dei-. 4, 1HH.T
Stmr "CITY OF 1'EKINO"..
Jan. 8, 1H1I4
BtiW "OCEANIC",. Keb. 18, 1 HB4
Stmr CHINA". .. &HK)faN,18M
Stmr "GAELIC". -May 14, ISM
RATES OF PASSAGE ARE AS FOLLOWS:
Tt) VOKI1- Tl II Oil Q
t'abln ftiM Oil $17.1 no
t 'at. in. round trip 4
months 1', no aa W
CftUa. round trip 12
months 32 W :tie 25
Kuroiiean StceniKii. WOO IIHI IKI
fir "t,r l'rt lKlit it, rnssHKe appl to
H. HACKFELD & CO.,
G anadian Australian
For Vancouver, B. 0.
From Sydney iV Brisbane.
...Aug. Bl, lil2
. . . Oct. I,
. Nov. I
And Monthly Thereafter.
For Sydney and Brisbane.
From Vancouver, B. C.
Oct. 31, 18SI3
..Nov. 31, 1HHSI
Dec. 21, 1888
Jan. II. 1894
And Monthly Thereafter.
PASSENGER AND FREIGHT RATES
to VanOOOTW, B. C, are the sainti a.s to San
0 All polAti In Canada or th Unitetl States
per Canadian Paeifle Railway.
iSf"Knr Kreifjlit or PasHUe, apply Ut
1I1KO. H. UAVIES A CO.,
04.tf lieueral AgenUi.
Capital, - - $6,000,000
Assets, - - $9,000,000
iiiiviiiK horni ppnlntl mim ol Um aimxe
1'otnpuiiy we art! now reiwly to etr.'i i liiiir
ani'es at I lie limfMt rales of premium.
H, v. BOHMIDT sons.
tafHton nf Hlul Wholenale Healers 111
DRY GOODS, BOOTS, SHOKS,
CLOTHING, NOTIONS and
5H Queen 8treetv Honolulu.
BISHOP & CO..
MMkhtd in iw
HoWOU 11. 1 1 v 1 1 v , Him
HUAW BXCH V.NOE ON
BUNK OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRAHCISCC.
A Nil TMKlIt AUKNTH IN
New York, Chicago, Boston, Paris.
MESSRS. N. M, ROTHHHILD & SONS, LONDON.
The Union National Bank iH Iim-hk"
The Commrrrinl Banking nf Kvilney,
Tb roioiot-rriiii Banking '. HvdiM,
s.n. Th- l ti nk i N' Eamlana
AiM'klaiKl, mo-I its hratii'lMW in ilirW
rlnin'ti, lMnolin hii1 . lliiit-ni.
I'll-- hank nf British ( ioliuflhta, Port Inml. i .
The mi'l Mwlalra 1-iantI-.
'''! li-. ' - !'! Mank of India, Australia and
IC-iiU- n, Ynkohutnn, Japan. And trans
act a Uennral BMhtttfl BoalMM
CASTLE & COOKE,
LIFE AND FIRE
A liF.NTS H lit
NKW KM. I. AMI I1ITI II.
Life Insurance Co.
Alliance Assurance Co
ETNA INSURANCE CO.
OK HARTTORD, DOWN,
, Insurance Co.
OF NEW YORK.
I Net Borphiii
When Rata are Bqual, Get the BR8T
WILDER a 00.,
Life Insurance Co.
OF NEW YORK.
Assets Dec. 31. 1892. $115,084,156.61
Hawaiian Wine Co.
FRANK BROWN, Mi.k.
N and M Merchant St.. Honolulu. H. 1
LIME AND CEMENT
FOK SALE AT
J. T WATERHOUSt'S
Qlteen Street Stores.
The Central Market.
Always have in haml Lhtuce Ikct, Mutton, Veal
ami I'uultry. We make Siusan. a tffffhlHy.
(ive us a trial and be t onvnurtl. We have the
bii. Our Cornetl Hecf ik tht very lest.
Wk&tbkook iV Garbs,
It. Mi 1 etcitioiu-k 104. 11
JAS. F. MORGAN.
No. 45 Queen Street,
Auctioneer and Stock Broker.
Siecial attention givM to tlie
Real Estate' Stocks, Bonds.
REMOVING A PtA FROM THE EAR.
If Hail lt tii tli-.-l lliirf hir TitrnM Uf
Vein U It It on 1 Miiftlnu Ti titihlf.
Bstraotins Upwlgji hflltf li the ear
kiMi Operation wbteh tin ph-ii Hn It t9
I BttnUy mild npoa luparlortn. Mnnyrhil
drt'ii wi in i" Imvr a tld'hlil wi'aknewi for
towing prftft, Im miih, lnit.in anil varloim
OttMf MbllU MlclM iii klMlf ctflt which in
.nil ' i m prmluct itv si-Htttm ditiirlv
1 ftiufN. An IntcrestiliK rnw w.t- icccntly
hnoffdtd in The Laiici t bl Dr. I'ritchHrd.
Tin foreign IkwIj In ilii- ch-.- rt-nminwl
in ilif iir 'Jl i'nn without cunvlnn any
nrtftnt nymptiini. Tb pnrnlolM -io he
fjtlleil to npf ft BMlHfbd woinftn and
tiMiiui bai to u MdNriOH ton h oaw of
hMMllltti he eoniptetewl of much ii
hi HwitllowliiK anil of mi at ule pain in tin
riKhi 90 llii tliioil loflMflBIAtlon qiiK'k
J ly wi)iiil'i, ami in a lew 1ay I lie throJM
hail MMQwq it-norma) t ititiltinii Tlif mr
at'ht. however. p4rwistil
Win n wdl a.- tn w hi t her she had had
any -at' WPwle pMtiuly, aha said that
for w.iine yi irfii tts Khe hud suffereil from
: MHhImMI MMHMgli pttp9 BUl H wni of
(Mtrnethin heiii in the ear" She did not
think she whs pnrticulHrly deaf, hut had
noticed lately that nhe i. d acquired the
hahit of turninn her left MU when liKtrniuir
tu any feehle sounds. She tiien Mated that
when a child, il years ao, he rernetnla'reil
ptMing pea in her rar in imitation of her
niirNe, w ho was pei fonninK t he sleight of
hand trick of insertiiiK tea in her eAr
and withdrawiujc it from her none. She
placed a pea tu her ear, hut. was uuahle to
complete the feat. A doctor was sent for,
hut aft'r repated attempts, all endeavors
to remove the fun ij-Mi I tody were atmndon
wl. OWlng to her Ktrincffliuu. It WM hoed
the pea would work it h way out, and her
friendi nlwnyi bsUercd it had done m
BtfMOM Ol hearinif, fenttcd hy a watch,
won much impairel, and examination re
vealed a lare accumn lat ton of wux. Warm
I oil wa applied on two or three iwi-asions.
and lira nf WU iyttafltd with warm a
ti-r. After removal of some of the wax a
dais ronnded bodywni dlntinotl trtnibln
i Syrinn'tiK failed to reiuovi it , and aline,
t silver Win snare was carefully pushed be
yond it , and the body was tlislinlt d, w hich,
on examination, provefi to be un ordinary
pea. The pea w as much shriveled, und a
portion of it was covered with epidermic -New
Tttt Hpiicition of JttpMMM uuih.o can
M-arci'ly .rove ;m rasy acNjn i i-cnuat t- Km
ropMOB. Apart frmn tlie f bUr quality of
the tone of the iiistruiin-nts iiml its hiuk1
lr chaiwter. JftpAMM IBQBifl takft tot
tremelv :n tl a' forms ami imiiiMinlH
tin1 nio.-t iU-lieatt- phraMiuK U exprens iui
! iudividualit y. "My own experience." re
1 nmrked Mr. PtgOtt, uhu been tliateveu lit
! the llrt grftdfl lunes it Kqtifand BO r 80
lessoiiH tO enable (MM BO gnBSp the delicate
j nuances of niMiiy ot the pa-iai?es." He ex
i presms the opinion that unless Japanese
musicians DOtZlB ami play to us in BogUttd
accurate knowlele of their art m 1 appfff
! ciation of their craft can only ari-e in the
west very gradually.
The ln-st way bo appreciate Japanese nm
1 sic is to hear it performed y iiaiive mtUBr
I cIhus, without pnpONBBOBlOQB ol any kind
j or th- prt-judiuf.s of kMTBlBtfBi and bo hear
it with ears umlebatiched as an eastern
critic miht put It hy the modern orchi s
I tra, for custom in this matter, as in oth
ers, is somewhat of a tyrant It i- hardly
poHsihle, indeed, that the musicof theiAinl
sen heard for the lirst time in .lapatiese
st reel s should Is appreciated li t he tourist,
accustomed to such street harmonies Bl are
afforded hy the cornet soloist, the pianoor
nun or tlie Cerimin falUld.
.lapaiiesi- DltlBtG should Ik studied, in
fact, as the youthful Japanese leir.u it. hy
tin ear only and ex'ri'nce of the iustrti
incut, for It is one of the many partuloxes
of the art that it ll lauuht entirely bl rote
and chiefly hy blind professors. Women
and blind men comprise the musical
profession in Japan. It is mid that a peo
ple cult i vat iitw' music on these terms should
Irosses music hook-at all or beftt tlie pain
' of ilevisiuv: asysieiiit.f notftl ion Sat urday
Thu ".Miriieulnii" mt "Holy Tlnru."
At OlMtonbury uiH-y in SomerhUuire.
BnglAodonoi mihi n thorn tow wine-n ti
in suiil hlMiuitd evi'ry CbrlstalAl nomlim
Tht first authentic account ol ii ever win
ten was in L77I hy a Mr. Kystim, who telll
of it in the account pj his visit to the ah
I bey. Tht' keeper usku red Mr. BjnAoO that
St. Joseph of Ariinathea laniled uot far
from the town, at a place where there whk
i formerly an oak that had lieeu planted Uj
his memory; that he and his companlouH
marched to a hill and rested themnelveft,
and that Joseph Htuck hit stAfT in the
Now, this HtufT was a common dry haw
thorn stick, but it rew und first came into
full (lower on Christmas day, Afterward
the tree, which had thusruwu and budded
like Aaron's rod, always hloomed on the
day of Our Lord's nativity aud upon no
other day, the (lower, like that of the uiht
blooming cereus, lasting hut a few houm.
Many queer stories have leen told o the
"Miraculous Thorn of lilasUmbury." It
was said that if the chip- froni it wen
planted they would sprout and grow like
potatoes, tlmt the leaves cund all in flam
malious, swellings, etc., aud (hat "rods"
cut (Von it would never leave marks on the
childn'n corrected hy their tine. -St. IxmU
in. Duel WoOBt Fought.
In conuectlon with journalist.-' respoiisi
bilities, M. ile Cassaguac relateti an aiiec
dote he heartl from M de Villemeasaiit, the
founder of the lJaris KiHro.
lusulteil daily in a lielgiau paper by a
writer whose uom de plume was "Marco
Spada" ui likely name for a bravoi, M. de
Villemi ssant tisk the train to HrustMdb
with two friend- anil a pair of -words. On
his arrival he w iot- t o Marco Soada that at
'J p. in -harp he should call on him to ar
range an encounter. On the stroke of 'i M
de Villeniessant appeared at the editorial
ofiii e and M&ftd toff Marco Spaila." What
MnUl aiiia i-meui on Molag an old lady
all wrinkhsl and with curls aliout the win
appear from behind a small window, aud
on hearing the reply, I am Mnrco Bpodft,
air, aud am at your ordem!" New York
1 in 1 1; 1 an 1 Imnil-eraiiUi.
Sixty per cent of the Hungarian, more
than hall of the Italians, H6 per cent of the
Austrians and lioheinian-, J per MCM Ol
the liritish, 18 per cent of the licrmauB, 4t)
per cent of the Irish and It) per cent of the
Scandinavians who came, to the I'uiUtt
States U t ween IVKI ami 18SU returned to
their native lauds in the decade, the ma
iofltj taking money to invest at the old
home Minneapolis Housekeeper.
The I.uet Thing to lttMtu.
"I'm feeling very ill again, doctor. Do
you think I'm going to diev"
' M dear madam, compose yourself.
That is the laU thing lu the world that la
going U happen to you." louduu Tu bit -.