Tho ono silver coin tliat is most in deuwiid in ouv citios is tho hiilf dimo, the coinago of whioh was discontinuod by order of Congress in 1873. We could moro easily dispenso with tho silver dime, beoauee two half dimes will at any timo make a dimo, but it is rot so easy to make two half dimes out of a wholo ona In China they cuop tip tho silver pieces and make chango, but it cannot be done readily here. On ncarly all our city ï-aiboads tho fare is one-half a dime, and the nickel coins are a imisanco ; in 8au Francisco they repudíate them altogether. Wc aro all ready to join in the cry, "Let us have peaoo !" }, let us have half dimes also.