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SCENES IN HONG-KONQ.
U ■Indoo Folic.men, 1'ror.iitolid Menrten und Itinile Hod - Carrier.. The most striking figures on Hong Kong streets are the Sikh policemen, tall, finely-built Hindoos, with the classic, finely-cut features of tlmt race. In summer they wear a military uni form of whito duck, and at this time coat and trousers of dark blue cloth | with silver buttons. At all other times | their heads are wrapped tip in the huge turbans of bright red muslin, abroad four-yard strip being wound around their beads in some way that they only can do. The Sikhs have great au thority over the Chinese, and at Gros they keep the schreeching heathens roped off at a good distance, and in maintain order that "our finest" might envy. Ollier Hindoos, in less showy and ntoro primitive clothes, pass by with tlio multitude, and on the higher terrace roads one sees Indian ayahs, or nurses, out with flocks of little children. The avails' al scant winding-gowns and liend-cloths arc generally white, and there i! something ghostly in those slender, sllont figures. The ayahs carry them selves well, and their linoly-cut noses and gazelle eyes show what a fine and noble race they spring from. The Parsees, with their black horse hair, chimnev-pot lints with a step in the crown, and their close turbans oi camel's hair exquisitely woven and embroidered with tine gold thread, and their protruding eves, arc the most serious beings in existence, yet tlioy suggest something comic to one. It may he all in the cut of their coats, which ar it a It slraight sack, buttoned from the chin to the hem in front, ami falling straight and tight at the hack without a flap, a cross-line, or a curved seam. This coat, reaches nearly to the knees, and the man lias some thing the look of wearing a ooflin. In each of the side seams under the arms there is a pocket hole, and altogether the Parsee's Prince Albert is a fine caricaturo on tlia£ garment of day light ceremony, one big bandana-sort of a handker chief or table-cloth wrapped about them for a petticoat and a child's Wound hair comb set on flioir heads like a coronet set backwards, are matched bv the Malays, who wear any sort of a costume that they liavo been able to gather up. To niv mind the unique feature oi Hong Kong streets are tlio profes sional menders or sowing women, ugly, oh! Chinese women, with half dwarfed feet, who come out in the morning with low stools and a basket of rags and sit by the curbstones or in archways, recesses or doorways, and sow away all day long. They do not exactly darn stockings and sew oil buttons, hut their labors correspond to that, and for a trifle a poor work man can have his tattered coat patched and mended garments mado oranges, of dry goods, lamps, toys and fancy wares stop howling their wares through tho streets to chat witli the professional menders, and of all Chi nese women Iho menders seem to liavo the pleasantest lot. They tun wise looking old Bettys, all of them, and sometimes they wear lingo horn rimnied spectacles that mako them look like Mi them pi an n twisting their garments and rags is must diverting down tlio rood here are beginning' t look upon me as an tomer, from the way in which they try to further engage my attention each time and display their skill, menders look down the social ladder Cingalese', with their his old vor. Peddlers ni To wat e! s bird. and le id two old The «a great ways at the ployed on public works in the streets, but the coolie women some one further below to drop limit superior gaze upon. It jars little to see women and children carrying baskets of earth slung from a o shoulder, but ndio womei probably find onc a pole balanced in this way all the digging out and filling ii]i of the IP »nd terraces have been done. •e not above ver Kmig hillsides These the burdeti-h 'arers of the sex either, small vanities they wear bracelets a,id anklets ■ f whito metal, car ri and hair orna. ,»f imitation j ide-stone, p<mr monts .things. One might, expect those female bo careless of, or in In d-carriers t different to, the charm of a delicate and complexion; hut they arc lui nit feminine even in that point, and to the edge of their fiat coolie hats they sow a deep flounce of blue cotton that flutters about their ugly faces after the %me manner as the priceless lace flic* of her garden hat that shades face of the Empress Eugeni Jcrhalter's famous portrait of that I woman. — Cor. St. Louis Globe - 'fat. m * r ^t looked liko the largest, faijjsh soundest, and longest ever floated down the Cum* •cached Nashville tho other »-looking lay |ounf A lon g ert ,0 ,l , -hy he ' wll ° £ ilV0 S'"' J rcas0 " 3 as such' 1 so11 il imni * lately. R » ne ,.' s „.no log that, despite tho oat hs , ;-,/ 'o sell, it fetched al If time It wait I', due course nd proved to out of 1, !° wat f,Y prinut bark lae^' c " l®*, w ' ! flÉost artistic ,„n, aU " vcr 11 m " ,0 Wintry man has no!' The green seen since. ■cen , o —On a sign, over a s ! / England village, / pain ted —"Dry Goods; by ; ster; Who Wishos to get i. ricil " The sign drew all kinds of cm om(!1 ' s . The single ladies went as as ma. cr n '( course, and tho married men , 0 ; v y their wives lo go, under the ImpA "bn that they could easily get "ooi bargains out of such a great hot. ° ■ vis In a No ,he Swing V us aim Ba WHAT PLUCK MEANS. U Tim H.ro II Not, Cultivât« It Without 1 i Day'» Unlay. 'Webster tells us that "pluck" is the ••inelegant" for oourago; but it is; derivod from a word in the terse and rigorous old Saxon tongue, signifying energetic effort, and is curl and ex pressive, if not euphonious. However, | opinions may differ as to its ad | ability within the pale of polite phraseology, we will liavo an admira tion for what it means. Like the word "backbone," now so frequently used as a substitute for "iiidoniitabilitv," il fits the connections in which it Is used, both in its prosody and its sense, bet 1er than any other phrase to he found in iho dictionary, As the pithy antithesis of faint hoartedness and its lackadaisical syn onym, we recommend this bluff ex pression as the fitting shibboleth of all w'ho hnvo tough work of any kind he fore them. In contests of all kinds— Intellectual, moral, political, polemic al and physical—pluck generally car sios the day. It is essential alike to the controversialist and Iho warrior, the moral reformer and the pugilist, the statesman and the discoverer. With some people "pluck" is a con stitutional quality. Children some times display it in their cradlehood. For the consolation of those who have 119 - it not by nature, let us say that it may be acquired, or, to speak more cor rectly, that the policy natural pluck would suggest may be pursued as the result of sound reasoning. One of the greatest of English surgeons, ac cording to the testimony of his inti mate friends, was actually a timid and diffident man. He confessed, indeed, that his bold and brusque style oi treating his patients was adopted from a convictiou that, in the medical pro fession, hashf ulness and hesitancy would not do. It must he admitted that ho sometimes went into the other extreme; hut even that was bettor than faltering. Pugilistic encounters arc brutal af fairs; but in the moral and intellectual prize fights which we sometimes have ! with Fortune, it would he well if every man could take her hard buffets as the prize-fighter receives the blows. Depend upon it, there is nothing worth doing in this world that does not need "pluck." If asked to define the expression, wo should say that no other word in the English language is, strictly speaking, convertible with it. It is not courage pure and simple, hut courage and backbone—energetic, progressive, undoubting, "never-say die" courage. There can he no mental supereminence without the manifesta tion of this quality, or, at any rate, without such a course of action ns native pluck would prompt. We say, therefore, to the naturally timid and vacillating, cultivate the virtue if you have it not, for it is a species of capital absolutely necessary to success. — N. Y. Ledger. THE CODE DUELLO. Old* Some Fine Points Explained by School Virginian. My Virginia friend—1 say my only forty-five, ami doesn't live m old Virginia, hut in West Virginia—was code duello in the S nth. He nrs'd his hat, and, with ras going to dd Virginia fi iondj hut he is the ng me his forefinger, traced a deep scar on ts of his his fure head just at tlio tv hair. It looked as if mado by a red hot brand. "That," said he, "was received in a nut of fashion The duel is gm in Virginia, hut there are still some hot-headed me wounded honor can only ho satisfied with blood." ho think that their a ••IIow did you get that Said I: sear?" Said he: as mak 1 "I'll toll you. ing a stump speech heat of a political ct no night in the Exeite a |>ai; nient ran high, hut 1 was 1 my 1 "» and T got right along temper angry at tlio frequent interruptions. In the crowd was a now, rin the community, and how k enough t. He had interrupted ■In as ; an iff.msive. he jas, dn s'vcral tin f good-naturedly, til at last ,lio said something that Well, 1 am a Virginian and I passed it off ui stung horn that when he was made his mouth was put in the wrong place, that it shoul 1 top of his head me. and bred, and 1 answered hack have been fastened d filled with hog's lard and saw ms no wit in the reply hut it turned the - no There dust. —it was brutal, laugh in for it. the fellow, and I know I was The next day lie sont mo a and 1 accepted, naming rood challenge, pistols at ten paces, shot, and 1 know that 1 am. both excited, and, when we got the word to fire, both pis'ols cracked at I shot him through his pistol lie was a Wc tho same instant, the lungs, and the hall fr otruck me on the forhoad, plowed lids aid. I had mid glanced ii) ainied to shoot hint through tlio leg, hut the pistol jerked up with the press r, und iny ball went ears 3 R ! ,0 ure on the tri« through his body, llo had aimed to shoot me through tlio breast, but his from the sanio cause pistol went up and struck mo on tho forehead. 1 m glad to say lie did not die, and 1 haven't a better friend in tlio world." Then my Southern friend explained short-armed man fired to me that a long-armed man be quicker than the distance from the brain to the finger tip was less; and lie also said that tlio hotter class of pooplo in the South were bent the duello, and its dcatl matter of time. Qraph. cause " . '( v y us extinguishing was ouiy a Harrisburg Tele has a new The Chief Justin* of Maine ••The Funeral of Marriages." "divorce'' —The torn name. [calls it GOODS FROM Eice âz Co.! CI3iTCI3^^T^LTX. Queen City Club, Spring Water, Billy Moore, USUIS. 1 Ladd & Heath, Sole Agents. 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