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Answer        : Cabins halls unissued lincrusta walton material linseed.

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...nn ricaii women I think them charming, so free and open.
The American womc n are so independent and there is such a delightful lack Thev of selfeoiisciousness about them. i re, to very bright in conversa tion ami the iieettoni and irankue their manner impresses out instantly it is so dirl erent fteun the reserve f the gen t ral run of English women Ytu said that thev did not dres wed enough for the Theatre V Vvell, what I meant to iv was that I like to see ladies in full dress at the theatre, or they might, if they come in bonnet, wear the charming little theatre bonnets one sees in the French able Mrs.
Langtry maid ntered at this point in the interview and brought a spray of forgetmenots and ferns.
They were to he attached to her parasol.
Thev were tied up with a blue bow.
Langtry caught sight of it and said laugh ingly, Now see that bow tlv and she tore it away and threw it down. ul wont have any bows about me she said; not even on my parasol.
Yes, you can safely say that I am making war against hows and ends Well, to sum up on the American woman Mrs.
Langtry said re turning to the subject, I think her verv beautiful and charming, and I think she has very strong national characteristics. I would know an American woman any where.
In what way?
Well, principally from her frank and open manner and her independence What do you think ot the fashions in America?
Are they be hind the European fashions Well I should say the American stvle in dress, in f , i n i i . , , . . cuts and all that, is about a veiir holnm! f that of Paris At tast j fM j tho Anuri. ; 1. r i . t m ! vu uiisoiuiiRria x Iiae VlSllCll Oiler U1C stTjes t w . nnT j of Americau tlress Mrs.
Langtry added j t tb , Alnorirnn Vfl1non tltinl V1. very badly in England, and I have heard it said that 1 diess fairly well for an En glish woman.
But J must sav t! at Eri glish women dress admirably Princess of Wales ha set us a example in simplicity ol tlress ami the charming A New Steamer for the Pacific Trade.
The new steamer Santa Rosa, belonging to the Pacitie Coast Steamship Company of San Francisco, is now nearly ready for bca at New York.
She is 32G feet long on th keel, and 34G feet over all, 10 feet 7j inches beam, and 22 feet 11 inches depth of hold, her tonnage being 2800 net.
Her ciigincn are of the inverted direct acting pattern, cylinders 45 and KG inches in diameter, and 54inch stroke, her proellr being 20 feet in diameter.
Her main saloon is well aft the mizzenmast directly in the center.
The social hall on the ujper deck, with a large glass dome, is described as a beautiful apart ment.
The cabins, halls, etc, are Unissued off with lincrusta Walton a new material of linseed oil and pulp, the Santa Rosa be ing the first American steamer in which it has been used.
Cabins and staterooms are fitted with the best Axminster carpets.
She has accommodations for 175 firstclass and lp steerage passengers, and immediately on her arrival at San Francisco she will bo placed on the San Diego route, and it is ex pected that she will reduce tho time be tween the two ports materially.
Flood Dangers in the West.
On the 17th ult. the Tsew York Herald pointed out that the impending 4Jauuary thrw would greatly augment the danger of floods.
The breaking up of the ico in the head waters of the Ohio was the signal for a general risj in the river which, with the movement in the upper Mississippi, threatens a flood be tween Cairo and Mem rms J m smiauo Jusl low 111 UiC lowcr Mississippi is not alarming, but a single heavy and general rain storm crossing the I hio Valley at this time would probably precipitate a dangerous flood extending to and below Cairo.
The present rise in the Ohio is not due to very heavy rains, but to the thawing temperature which has prevailed through out its basin the four days from the 128th to the 31st ult.
The passing cold waves ! 1JIl l . . . . a . . : freeze the rivers head walirs; but unless the cold weather should be protracted longer than is probable at this, part of the season the winters accu mulation of snow and ire along its banks aud its tributaries will, if suddenly liqui fied, give trouble.
This is made more probable by the fact that the precipitation in the Ohio Valley during the past month, when summed up, is slightly in excess of that usually recorded in January and cxtveds by of an inch that of January, lSst jut hefoxo the great ilood.
Should this months rainfall and tem peratuie be deficient the States bordering the Ohio may escape any serious inunda tion.
Jlut until the middle of the month j t leat the oscillations of tlie river should be closely watched.
The Governor of lierber telegraphs that General Gordon has arrived in that prov ince. A letter from Colonel Stewart, Geneial Gordons military secretary, scut from Korosko, just before they startetl on their journey through the desert. H states that a son of the Governor of Ber ber was their only escort, fie saiel that General Gordon had sent a message to troublesome Sheiks, savins, Meet me at j Khartoum, if you want peace. I am for j peace.
If vou want war, I am ready.


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