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"Mr dear," said a wife to her husband, "1
know that I am dreadfully cross with yon at
times, that I am not as patient as I should be,
and I think the flame can be said of jou."
"Yes certainly," he frankly acknowledged;
"1 am almost as bad as yon are.
"I I say that'I am jnst as much to blamo
as yon are." ,
'I think," went on tho lady, "that we ought
to cnltirate a mutual toleration of each other's
faults, and she bent oTcr him fondly and
"Ton are not looking well to-night, my
dear." lie said. Btrokinc her hair.
"o," she replied, "my feet pain roe dread
"That's because you wear shoes two sizes
too email lor you."
Then tho trouble began once more.
CojtTACiors Baldntss. A German phy
sician contends that premature baldness is
usually a result of contagion. lie claims that
toe hair is destroyed by a loogus wmcu is
communicated from one head to another by
means of combs and hair hrnsbes. Tho rem
edy recommended is washing the scalp daily
with tar soar, afterward balhinc it with warm
water for some time, and then drying tho hair
and arpiTinc a weak solution of carbolic acid,
A one or two per cent eolation is of sufficient
strengtn. inewatn suouia do continued six
or eight weeks, mod is said to bo successfully
employed when the hsir first begins to fall out.
CMcnttJic I rest.
Th Chinese Empire.
The area of China proper, measures 1 ,3 16.670
square miles, being abont half the site of Eu
rope, seven times that of franco and nltecn
times thatof Great Britain. Each of the eight
een proTinccs therefore, is on an arerago
almost as large as England. Though not so
densely peopled as at one timo supposed
misUken estimates having been circulated by
travellers who had not penetrated the country
away from seaboard or river it is yet thickly
populated. The population of China probably
tmuJ. ?nn nnn aaa Af rt.f:.l " 7.7r
ATLAjcnc-MEDiTEEBAifXAN Cahal. Res
pecting a scheme which excites lively interest
in Spain, a Spanish newspaper, published on
the northern frontier, states that a canal from
the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, which is to
convert the Iberian Peninsula into an island,
appears now to be in a fair way to become an
accomplished fact. Starting from the Gironde,
the proposed canal is intended to touch Tou-
louse, continnintr throuch Lanrucdoc and joia-
iDg the Mediterranean near Narbonne. As the
site for a commercial emporium, Xarbonne
Holds a position seconds to none in r ranee,
being placed at an angle of the Gulf of Lyons,
and in the Taller of the Andc. Accord inc to
the journal referred to, tho contract for the
works is signed between the founders and the
contractors of the Suez Canal fora canal capa
ble of taking vessels of the Unrest size. The
canal, if made, would constitute a nc v lino of
dele nee lor France, wbicu, it is hoped, would
remove the objections made by the French
military authorities to the perforation of tho
Pyrenees at the points most convenient for
Spain Can franc, lor instance. It would not
only bring some of the Spanish ports nearer to
those of England and Northern Europe, but
would connect those of Catalonia with the
Biscayan provinces, Asturias, and Galicia.
ice canal, it is thought, will aflcct untavour
ablv some of the southern ports, for what rea
son is not very clear, and the importance of
uibraitar, irom a stratagetic point oi view, is
expected to be considerably reduced.
CJitben Vxctobia's Abearance. Queen
Victoria I saw twice while in England once
on the platform of a railway station, and a
second time walking in tho grounds of Wind
sor Castle. The Queen looked just as do her
pictures, with the exception that her color and
her eyes, her month and her gross figure, all
give her a very common appearance There
is nothing regal, or even dignincu, in her man
ner or walk. She wears very largo shoes, and
dresses in deep mourning, with a widow's cap.
She has no grace of figure or outline, and, in
short, her whole appearance goes to disprove
the tbeorj that patrician birth is evidenced in
The population in Ireland is now very near
ly the same as it was in tho year of the Union,
5,100,000, the greatest increase up to 1611,
vrhen it reached 8,109,000, having been entire
ly lest. But whereas in 1832, on tho passing
the reform bill, Ireland had 32.32 percent,
of the population of the United Kingdom, it
has now but 14.81 per cent, and its electors,
who were 11.31 percent, of the whole in 1832,
are now but 7.15.
Mr. Oqnklingis giving tho lawyers points
in the matter of courtesy. Said he, speaking
in the Uoyt will case to Mr. Van Santvood,
also a lawyer; "Would yoa have any objec
tion to afford mo sufficient time to interpose an
objection against tho admission of sorao things
you read?" "Xot at all," replied the witness.
I should deem it an acme of bliss to sit horo
all the week and answer your questions at
your pleasure. Still, I must admit lhat I havo
somewhat of a desire to getaway." "Thank
yon," replied the cx-scnator. "Wo should be
painfully grieved to lose you."
HENRY MAY & Go.
City of Paris & Clan Grant
Cs. Orange Marmalade;
Crosso t BlockircU's j
Cases Raspberry Jam,
Cases Strawberry Jam,
Casts Flam Padding,
Cases Minco Meat,
Cases Sultana Raisins.
Cases Now Currants,
Cs. Bottled Pie Fruits
Cases Mixed I'ickles,
Cases Fielded Walnuts,
Cases Spanish. Olives,
Cases French Capers,
Cases French Mushrooms,
Cases French Peas,
Cases French Truffles,
Cases Fato do foi Gras,
Cases Finnon Haddock,
Cases Kippcrod Herrings
CS. SCOTCH HERRINGS
Cases Yarmouth Bloaters,
Cases Oxford Sansage,
Cases Sardines, f and ;
Cases White Wino Vinegar,
Cases East India Chntnoy,
Cases Lcibig's Extract Meat,
Cases Mushroom Catsup,
Cases Soyer's Relish,
Cases Yorkshire Relish,
Casos Celery Salt,
Cases Celery Seed,
Dr. Ridge's Infants Food
Cases Scotch Oatmeal, 41b. tins j
Cases Pearl Barley, 41b. tins ;
Cases Tapioca, 41b. tins ;
Cases Sago, 41b tins ;
Cases Salt in jars,
Cases Ground Cinnamon,
Cases Ground Allspice,
Cases Ground CIotos,
Cs. Gennino Mustard,
Cs. Cayenne Pepper,
HEMP, RAPE, AND CANARY SEED,
Fry's Chocolato Slicks for dessert,
Huntly il Palmer's Milk Biscuits,
Huntly & Palmer's
Maccaroons & Cracknells
Mackenzie's Albert Biscuits,
Bryant it May's Wax Matches,
Bryant it May's Safety Matches,
Day & Martin's Liquid Blacking.
LAINE & CO.
HAVE A LARdi: NTOl'K ' T11K
7" ory Boat
Hay, Grain, fcc.
WHICH IS OFFERED AT THE
Lowest Market Prices
MB DELIVERED FREE TO HT PARI OF THE CITT
a j i:t.s ron tiik
Pacific Mutual Life Insurance- Company,
Agents for the "H0OVEK TELEPHONE."
COMMISSIONER Or DEEDS
fST TELEPUOSE XO. 147. 10J0 tt
TO THE LADIES !
We be- to Inform oiit friend and cnitomm that
ne have been appointed M)LE AGENTS for
thtt well-known flrtn, and harlnjr mach
pltatnre In inTUine lnpeetlon of cor
tirs and tiricd Assortment o'
4 tut Imiwrted.ComprlsIns the Followlnr.
Embroidered Silk Screens
or the most Ileatrtlfnl Color, and of Astoolthls;
Beantf and Flnlrh.
Bedspreads & Table Covers
Embroidered in SsML by Japancec.
A Lare Variety of
Vases ! Vases !
Of the Floe,t rorcelaln, remarkable for unique
Btii In color and shape. ALSO
Porcelain Figures, Japanese Tea Sets,
Tete-a-Tele Sets, Butter Dishes,
Ash Receivers, Silk Lanterns
Silk Embroidered Kimonos
Easels, Carved Wooden Cabinets,
Hand .Screens, Trays,
Wall Pockets, Parasols, Fans,
Paper Mats, Photographs,
OF JAPANESE SCENERY, Colored & Plain.
A LARGE SKLtfCTIOX OF
Japanese Bronze Jewelry
Sleeve Buttons, Chains, Scar! Pins, Etc.
eer ALSO A variety of Good suitable for Hoosc
G. W. Macfarlane & Go.
Tinsmith & Roofer,
II MtlMV I It II !
cAMi'iiKiiis xi:v ur.ocic,
FORT STREET, Opposite Wilder 4 Co.
:. :. wiMiiAJiN,
IMPORTER. MANUFACTURES UPHOLSTERER
AIIO DEALER IN
FURNITURE OF EVERT DESCRIPTION,
Fnmltore Wire-Romp SI Fort St. Work fcbop it
the old itand on Hotel Mrett.
Ordera from thtt other Ilanda promptly attended to.
I I M
Stationers and News Dealers,
Hawaiian Uaaetlr Blork.IT llCTtB,.lst
Hare J.ft Recelred rx Marlaora. n
......... , EE.rOCND
Broad tod narrow; by tborean blceie or bjOahT
Mrmorandam BlorJts, 4c, tVc. vurT
Foil Boand, IU!f Pond. t
Bankers Larse. raalrrV Smart,
U fMt. v hare InUUmdt for afi
I'OST OFFICE IKrTEIt SCA1K8,
In qunj, pfatf and K ctatlT
CARTERS WRITIXO rLCjD, ' '
lo qoart. pints, M plota aad cooei.
Violet lak. ptL H piata 4 CODei.
ARNOLD'S WritlajFJald. icflWe
STAFFORDM In vS&EStfS? M mn
rsTptUa lYrfsncd lit
JIt'tll'Ani: Inqts, pif.Spt na mn,
ji as.vs copy nuoKfi ,1Vr"" 5,,c"c
Mxli fall boand and Dalf booad.
linn (all boand and kail booad.
rro iiou.Ki , i sZSX&gg? r,f"'
AQtcmttlc Ffneil, CopjlD- resells.
PLAYl NO UA KDS i ramail coraer 4 U!a
TIME BOOKS, aiaortcd: Uamnril
InTitAtion Paper & Envelopes to aaaUek.
Ball rrocramme Cardr, rrncila aad Taf if li.
LETTER PRESSES, LARGE & SMALL;
Rabbrr Bands, all vlarsl
n vsi: nA i.i.N. iuu,
Ul'lDEil and hcoke Boetm,
And many otbrr artlclea too nnzntroaa to mention.
rwr-airnsflLiiiiTi05i.ai nriird riMiwM
raprr or 3lai;axtne pobllhnLatany time. Alio. for
all the Local Piprra and Macaxlnra. Seastdra. Brook
flora, t anllj Library, etc, always on band, aad f fecial
nomber aeat for to order.
or ai'EVIAL Order Hcceircd for BOOKS, ETC.
HED ni'BBER STAMP AGENCY !
and Asrata for Ute Encyclopedia BrIUnnlca.
CP" All liland orders filled rtomptlj "V
J. M. OAT, Jr. & CO,
llKT tt aaaaTTBBIock.33iafnh.atiL
NEW and STYLISH
Ladies' Underwear and
El Slnr. Alamrda and otbtt Lata Antral!.
Milliner & Dress-Maker
Or FORT STREET,
Decs to inform tbeLadlra ot nonolala and tba otaer
..tsiiua iuu rnv naa HOW OD TlCWiaO LAKU C 3T III
MOST ELEGANT Assortment ot tba Latest Styles s(
Tob; foondln tbli i city aad well adapted to Iktcoralai
Holidays. Tbeso Ooods wrro Selected wiln fare, aai
wt II Solid to the waata of tbo Ladles of Ilonolmli aad
Comprlinl In Mrs. Wilkinson's MoeV nay bo fonad
i.M-AJini ajid ciin.nnE.in
CLOTHING of all Descriptions,
Ladles Hand Bars,
rocket Hook, best Luther;
Ladlra Void ItmcrtcU,
Mof, Eanlnrf. Jtc.,lc
erp, t eathrra, IUbboaa, Jtc, to taaUh.
Cheap. nd a rreal variety ot other Uood, too nnmn-
MRS. DA VI. wboae excellent Uite ft MIlliArr. b
"","ow ww LAttlta, etlll contltiaea to erraide n
ine irimmtD" lr(artment,hlca la an urattca that
the Udiea Hill llare tMt Trlmmloc done In the ltet
ana moat faihlooable Mjle.
Call and See the Novelties.
f?" . ..I . -ay WorcealeMliirfitHneo. traiU. Jnms.lIreAiii'lanar.
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