There are a lot o£ little boys in New Plymouth who would' speedily bo in durance vilo if the old New England laws on Sunday observance were in force in our mi Ist. It is quite a sight to witness tlio amount of enjoyment theso young hopefuls derive lrom their games of marbles in the public streets on Sunday afternoons. Tho pleasure is doubtless enhanced by the knowledge that marbles on Sunday ia a privilege enjoyed by only a few, and that other little bo)p have to wear their uncomfortable and restraining Sunday clothes, and go to Sunday school to, be taught to bo good. Our old and middle-aged readers will read with a curious sensation of surprise that Jenny Lind ia shortly to reappear in London ou the concert platform, with a voice of undiminished sweetness. .The residence of the lion. U. A. Wideman, Honolulu, wus destroyed by fii'e on the sth December. Damages £3,000.
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