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AUSTIN'S HAWAIIAN WEEKLY.
15 In Woman's World. An idea of the fitness of things can be very successfully applied to the purchase of stocks and collars, which, after all, are the important feature of the shirt waist. The chic of this kind of dress depends so much on the right collar and tic that it is well to aim for the correct thing, since what is suited to one kind of shirt is out of place with another. AAA To be or not to be chaperoned that is the question. Whether 'tis better to let our girls go to places of amusement with their escorts, or whether a stern duenna should hover within ear-shot of the young people, keep at their elbows and watch them attentively, is a matter that is much discussed by fond mammas nowadays. AAA Mrs. A. E. Paul, who was In spector of Street Cleaning in the First ward of Chicago during the previous city administration, has been appointed by Mayor Harrison and Commissioner McGann as Superintendent of Streets in the First ward. She has full control of street and alley cleaning, removal of garbage, paving and street re pairs. She also will assist the Su perintendent of Parks in arranging playgrounds for children in the poorer districts of the city. AAA Very fine open meshed veiling is the favorite for summer wear. It has either large dots far apart or no dots at all, and in either case the veils are so thin that they will not serve to disguise a poor com plexion. AAA Pretty, cool gowns for morning wear arc made of toile, a new kind of linen, which comes in all the pretty delicate shades and the dark er colors as well. It is made very elegantly over white taffeta silk, and trimmed with lace insertion, the linen being cut out underneath. AAA At an auction sale of the effects of the late Herrmann, tlic magi cian, two pairs of silk stockings, said to have belonged once to the Empress Carlotta of Mexico, were sold for $9. An expert who was present at the sale said the stock ings probablv cost $30 a pair. ' AAA Among the pretty evening gowns for summer wear is one of white point d'esprit veiled by a tunic of fine black lace. Bands of black velvet strap the sleeves to gether, and trim the vest of pale blue chiffon, which also forms the ruches on the edge of the point d'esprit ruffles. AAA The Czarina has a shawl which she values very highly. Tt was sent her by the ladies of Orenburg, a town in southeastern Russia. The shawl is about ten yards square, but it is so exquisitely fine that it can be passed through a ring and when folded makes a parcel of only a few inches. The Oahu Railway Affords tourists and others an opportunity to view an unequalled variety of scenery. & gap111 H9HRIKi4HHHBIr'PMtiBKi':vKi':i uiattBBBBBBBBBB at, 3k -. -T7BMfitwBiBttiitttiiMttMiinnnanBBBBBBBBl "B yt ' hoaau. aaaaaaaaaaaaaaafcaaJB5MBaaB Leaving Honolulu and pass ing through rice fields, the traveler skirts the great In land waters of Pearl Harbor in sight of charming distant mountain views, often span ned by many rainbows. The mountains further on crowd the railway close to the ocean. Here and there deep valleys, guarded by high mountain side-, almost perpendicular, give sun and clouds an op portunity to display wondrr nil combinations of light and shadow on the varied greens and browns if the landscape. Along the line are situated the most productive sugar plant ations in the world, each re presenting an investment of of millions of dollars, so vast are the agricultural opera tions, their pumping plants equalling those of the greatest cities, and mills producing hundred of tons of sugar daily. tit B. F. DILLINGHAM, General Manager. P. DEMSON, Superintendent. F. C. SMITH, Gen I. Pass&Tkt. Agt. The Identity of Fiona MacLeod. Fiona Macleod, who has so far managed to keep her identity a secret, has completed a new book entitled "The Dominion of Dreams," which is shortly to be brought out in England. Here is a letter which she has written to her publishers, concerning her much-talked of identity: "Dear Sirs: T am much annoyed at this continued identification of myself with this or that man or woman of letters in one or two instances with people whom I have never seen, and do not even know bv corresnondence. For what seem to mvself not onlv pood, but imperative private reasons. T wish to preserve absolutely mv pri vacy. Tt is not nnlv that tempera mentally T shrink from and dislike the publicity of reputation, but tfmf my very writing depends no on this privacy. "P.ut in onr respect, to satisfy those who will not be content to take or leave, to read or ignore mv writings. T five von authority to snv definitely that 'Fiona Macleod' is not niiv of those with wITom she hasbcen 'identified': that she writes only under the name of Fiona Mac leod: that her name is her own; and that all she asks is the cour tesy both of good breeding and common sense a courtesy which is the right of all. and. surely, im peratively of a woman acting by and for herself. Pclieve me, etc., "Fiona Macleod." Forcitrn fashion notes tell us that mitts are worn instead of gloves with ball and dinner gowns. They are presumably made of lace mid fastened to the pIscyc, THEO. H. DAVIES & CO., ltd. SUGAR FACTORS Importers and Commission Merchants Kaahumanu Street CASTLE & COOACH", ltd. j .. .si. . . COMMISSION MERCHANTS SUGAR FACTORS HONOLULU, H. I. Agents fob Tin- Ew 11 Plantation Co. Tlio Walaluu Agricultural Co., Ltd. The Kohala Sugar Co. The Waiiueu Sugar Mill Co. The Kolou Agricultural Co. The Ouomea Sugar Co. 'I In- Fulton Iron Works, St. Louis, Mo. 'I lie Standard Oil Co. The Geo. V Illuke Strum Pumps. Weston's Centrifugals. The New England Mutual Life Insurance Co. of lloston. The Jtua Fire Insurance Co , of Hartford, Conn. The Alliance Assurance Co., of London. JH. JHAeKFEbD & CO., LTD. ssoasroiCTiCT", n. 1. -ImpoFtefs, Sugat Faetofs and General Commission Agents AoKNTri of the Pacific Mull Steamship Co Occidental and Oriental Steamship Co Haw aiian Line of rackets to Sail rrnneUco. llrenicn and Liverpool Line of Packets. Triins-Atlaiitin Fire Insurance Co. North (iernian Fire Insurance Co. A, & W. Smith Co , Engineers, Glasgow E. O. HALL &, SON . . DEALERS IN Hardwar. Housshold U-fcnlla, Plain-ta-fclon Suppllas, And Bloyolas. (tower Fort mid Jving street,