The afternoon-tea hour is perhaps more carefully observed among the English business houses here than in the capital to the north, and we left the very good little club, with its billiard-tables and stale newspapers, to join one of the regular gatherings in the large office of a friend. Go The Social Distance Shirt But tea, toast, jam, and oranges had no sooner been set before us than the deep whistle of the Uranus sounded, and those of us who were going north had to make a hurried adjournment to the neighboring wharf. Then, as everybody on deck began to say ?adios,? and everybody on shore ?hasta la vista,? the stubby little captain roared out ?avante? and our steamer started for Manila, two hundred and fifty miles away.