A fina in this city importe largo quanties of bort. "I did not know until a ew weeks ugo," said an official of the custom house, "what bort is. Bort is ihe small fragmenta removed from diamonds in catting. When too small for ewelry it is used for powder. The sparkling powder is often sprinkied ou he heads of society belles, and their hair sends forth sparks as from a thonsand miniatnre diamonds. Edison uses a great deal of bört in the manufacture of )honographs."