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SATURDAY PRESS SUPPLEMENT.
Honolulu, I-Jawaiian TsJanclis: Satu relay, Jrjnueiry 10, 1SS4.
inr. iitn.ii sr.tsn.inn.
I he article on tlic itirrcncy iucv
tion printed week before last, scan
to lit conclusive as to the prartieal
monetary fitiuMion n hich have arisen
in connection xxitli tlie commerce and
internal trrtclc of thcie island. 'I lie
xxclfare of the whole pcuiilc demand
a (told Mnndnrd and he i blind xxith
nthcr ignorance, pre-judgment or cl
fi.hness xvbo doc not recognize tin
l.id Hut although the practical ide
of the question wan so admirably stated
Ii4 vxeek, and at mirh roniderablc
lniKtli, we are lonfiilent that a careful
(iiitHidcratmn of the following reanon
in on the iiieriority of the gold stnn
rlird for the world at large, cannot fail
t' tin ruae the tock of argumentative
la-It of thoc vxho have not already
lamiti.'irizcd themselves with Mr. (i ra
il iin McAdiim' valuable little Iwjok,
0 xxith the many elaborate eay to
villi' h it i supplemental,
will be u ful In rcgarrl wltli particularity
i i 'u.iliiie of goM rw money, an4 consltlet
, i ih r the wiitl'l li not luclgeti wisely In
a ms& n as th licst commooilr few the piir-
In prnpcrtlm, with respect to lhi put-
, ,-. , nmy fif rnnmrrMeil (nottitwhat in the
t lir uf their importance) thus : Value, Ma
i.ility, I'lirlfttiility, Iiivtaibilltr, ItwtaMritclibil
in, I nilormily, KeoigtilraUfm) .
itliir : It is generally acceptable nnd it
pi l ii t of lulxtr. Hinmge u it may seem,
c nun theorists (llic mtvocnlca of paper money)
tii.i- at one time denied dial gold possesses
fluy natural rnlue, anil At another declared
tu ii the rnciion of imtural Value unfit it lo
t iiidikJ. There would seem really lo lie no
w.iy uf iWrntinc the fine of these positions.
1 In universal acreptaliilit) of gold it simply a
f.i t, and it in r,o lest a fact that gold cannot be
nl 'nurd wiihvnl latior.
Stability ii turnv : Thi is mi cxvecibngly
Important imint, lmi one in wliieli mistakes ate
common. alitc being rreated by (lie geceptn
liilitx of an article, and dctertnineil in amount
b) tin hlior of production, liability in x.iluc in
si iiinl by tinlforniit in acceptability and uni
I itniity in the lalmr of proiluction. Cloth
in me) Mould not have stability because a
ctutngr of fashion sxoulil nuke the old utock on
li. inl non-acceptable, and liecause changes in
thi ant of mili-riol and xxhat not xvouM alter
the cott of prodin tion from year to vcar. We
C Jiilil not lind tt.ibilit) in nny commodity like
xtlnat, for one );ar the fuiner's labur Is re
warded abundnntl) and the next th"c crop al
most fail. I)u xxe lind stability In gold? Oli
vine that alitolntc fixidness ol x-alue is not
claimed for c;old s it is iinpiwsible to find that
in any human product. Hut the changes in
the xaluc of gold are exceedingly small. From
labor to produce a gixen (uantity of the met
al, and the demand for it, for use as jewelry
ana as money ami in the arts. It is remarkably
uniform, ll Jnrluattt scarcely at all. Gold is
stable in value. Wc know the reason. And
let us stick fast to tint. Hut now comes the
mii-stion. Mom i that stability manifes'td?
And here is where the uttir confusion arises.
People arc not wont to incpiire as to the
ainoiint of laW jnit into the object they de
sire. 'I he) ask its "price." Now when we
say that wheat is vvorlli hall-a-dollar r. bushel,
v.i mean, just as much, that the price of gold
dollars in wheat is two bushels each. Uiit this
y.ar a gold dollar is worth two bushels, last
jc.ir it was worth but one bushel, and next
J ear it may be worth but a bushel and a-half.
"I low then can you say that gold does not
fluctuate?" And xxe might taken cotton, hay,
beeves, and show in the same xi-ay that the
ratio of exchange between these and gold is
fluctuating continually. Whj charge these
t!uctuaiions on ex er) thing except gold ? Let
us n.ort to a rude illustration. .Suppose that
in 1875 the price of an umbrella was $1.75 ; of
a haichet, 75Ccnls j of n bushel of wheat 50
ceuiSj And supiose thafin 1S70 the prices of
lhic"ar(iclcs were nsM.-ctivcl) $1,50, 50 cents
and $1. Pur inuning and critical friend now
otaerxrs, Vou sct iilSiiwHifniJrL-lfa, "In
.ii.wiuiU-trr"nni (hint of an umbrella ;
"TS;s ft was worth one nnd'a third hatchets; in
1070 n.is worm two xiiolc Hatchets ; 111 1S75
it was worth ixxii bushels of wheat, in 1S7O it U
worth but one. And yet jou tell me gold does
not fluctuate !" llit suppose that xxe add the
prices of these articles in each jear, together.
1'he Mini 1 xch time is $3 00. In other words,
$j.oo 111 gold will buy an umbrella, a hatchet
and a Inuliel of xvheat in 1S76 just as it would
in 1878. llcncc, the fluctuation's haxc occur
red not in gold but in other commodities.
And just the sort of test we haxc thus crudely
dcsinbed has been applied to the immense
held of fads in actual conmiirce. Volumes
haxc been written on prices, and mountains of
data hue Ucn distributed in tables, with the
result of showing lliat gold is one of the Itast
fluctuating of commodities. The ratio of ex
change with the aggregate of otlitr products i.
remarkably fixed, 'this is of course what wc
should expect, since the sciintitlc cause of the
feet was already levelled. Nor should it have
been necessary to approach the matter in this
upside-down fashion, but for the circumstance
ot the marxcllous notions that prevail.
'ortttiliy ; Gold contains large value In
small bulk. It is portable. Lycurgus abol
ished the use of gold and sihLr and introduced
heaxj brass and iron coin in Sparta for the ex
pi ess HUue of making the possession of
inoiic) a harden. Hut the iintenal for money
should not lie too xaluablc. Iridium is so
costly lhat it would haxc to be held with deli
cate pincers, and would easily be let, peihap.
pulled from the hand by an iuadxertcnt snceic.
A comment may be in place heie as to the
current superficial talk about "cheap money."
Silxer, it is said, would be a good money, the
"poor man's money," because it is "cheap."
Hut to say tint a metal is cheap, in this sense,
is to s.1) only that it requires a large iuamity
or it to act as a medium of exchange for a
small amount of lalKir. The labor tloes not
bring a whit more value, but only more bulk,
more weight. The "ioor man" who should
be paid sixty dollars for a month's work in
"cheap money" would onlj find that in place
f a xviight of alKiut three ounces, lie would
have lo buy olValtnit fixe pounds. And hisf.xe
pounds of silver would not buy a single otato
more than Ihe three ounces of gold, lie would
luxe tixiv dollars of pun losing pbAver and no
more, ll would injure the rjualuj- of gold for
money to haxc il much chcuper 1 11 would sim
ply livcvme less portable. And we slrall see
thai the injury might become xcry great, when
xe come to consider the sclf-regulatlng action
of gold, and its influence in adjusting the
world's scale of puces.
Olfiiil'ifity llecausc the value of com
modities range through such find) graduated
mcaturiA, it i dvirahlc to haxc an article for
inonc) vviuih can Ik divided without lots. Ifa
ceiulu commodity vine worth but half as
much as a bcaxer skin, it would be difficult to
adjul a trade with such money. For 10 cut
the skin in two pieces is lo destroy a part of its
value Put a piece of gold can be
rasily divided, and the aggregate xalue of ihe
paitt j almost exactly equal 10 the xalue of
Oi-tatrmttiilily Corn grows inouldly,
cloth biiMints molh-cattn, shells break, soap
disappears in the rain, cattle git sick to say
n jtliW of their continual cuiiiumpiion of value
ir, fodder. Hut gold tcsUts rust, resists fire t
and ictaiiis Its value under almost all circum-
tiopruity When cows were icccixol
for taxes in Massachusetts, ihe fanner was
iiimie to pa in Ihe puorcst specimens of his
luin jard A ww was a cow "fur a that,"
And in 105s it was urdcred tliat no man
should pay laves in " lartk cattle." Ii U de
sirable that the commodity used for money
should l v in value. ClolJ is homogeneous
or uniform s opal weights of a relincd bit ic
exactly opal in value.
A'tJSHruiHlily : Tlie material of money
should be such Out the value of a piece con be
easily know 11. If special skill be required 10
estimate goodness or xalue as would be Ihe
case if diamonds w,trc used Use ignorant
would lie constantly iiupotcd upon, and dis
putes and confusion wxnild continually result
liold, fivm its well-known color, "ling.''
"feci," etc., and because it can be coined into
IK-ii-cs of know a xalue, nukes a remarkably
l.ortlt Ofitlnn tu Kniinntl
An event of very great Importnnee to the
temperance cause occurred laxl year In ling.
land. tt it Ihe adoption by the hoove of
common, by a majority of 87, of a retolollon
nmunlng the right of the -ople of cities,
towns and mrMiM 10 ilrcide the question for
theimelx-e wliether grog hois shall lie elab
llsheil among them hy law against their con
vni The history of the prohibitive move
ment In tlie United Kingdom Ii n curious one.
This w-a Ihe way of ll .
In the aprfng of 1853 two membf rt of ihe
wlclety of frieroU were ermoing the Irish
Channel from Holy Head to Dablln. One of
them was HI) jr, of Maine, the other was
Natlun Cirri, 01 Manchester, Kngtind. The
Maine' law wit then attracting much attention
there, as well M In this country. Friend Card
ashed I'ricml Jones inrtlcntarly about the
result of thl moth; of cfbaling with the liquor
t raffle, friend Jones, having been a long
lime from home, wis not well Informed uixm
the rrmllir and advised his friend lo write lo
Maine where full ami particular lnfotma4loti
could lie bail. In doe time Friend Card re
ceived a reply lo his letter, whereupon he In
vited six Manchester gentlemen of hU acquaint
ance In meet him in a committee-room nf the
Merchant's Library ltuildlng In tlwt city.
After the reading of the American letter lhc
seven gentlemen then and there formed a
society, to which they gave an Imposing name
- "The United Kingdom Alliance for the
Immediate, Total, I,egal Suppression of the
Mquor Traffic." This was on the tjlh of
'I'hi "Alliance" ha now liecome the richest
and moot influential temperance society in the
world, having In its membership a great many
Influential men and women, and funds so large
thai it it able to spend annually in ii xxork
about $10,000. Not long after in formation
Sir Wilfred I.nwton, then .Vfr. Uiwson, re
cently elected to purli-iment, introduced into
tlie house of commons his measure for the
remission to the people in their several locali
ties of the right lo xote yes or no upon Ihe
question of granting licenses among them.
The allhnce immediately give in its cordial
adhesion to this proposition and promoted it
with all Its influence ind power.
At the first vole upon it in the house of
commons it had only thirty supporters, and Its
opponents sought to put down the project with
a laugh and a sneer. Mr. l.lwson said good
hinnorcdly: "I.ct those laugh who win. The
members of the house shall hax'e an oportunity
to sole upon this measure at ex cry sestian while
I haxc the honor of a scat in And he has
kept his word. For many ) cars this question
has come up, as a trouble to unscrupulous, un
seating many of them and greatly annoying
Sir Wilfred was constantly and badly xoteil
down at excry session of each succeeding
parliament, but by constantly diminishing
majorities, until the coming in of the last
one. Almost all ihe most influential members
wcrcstcadily against him, including Mr. (Hail
stone and the lath Carl lieaconsficld ; but Sir
Wilfred diil nol relax his efforts or feel the
lightest doubt of final success. " llecausc it is
right" was his constant remark in public as
welt as private.
Hut early in the struggle the alliance and
oilier temperance agencies throughout the
kingdom laugh the people that the success oj
the movement would be impossible unless its
and voting only for this one object "protection
to nation and people from the infinite cxils of
the liquor traffic, more and greater than those
of war, pestilence and famine combined!"
Sir Wilfred was beaten at the last session but
one of parliament by a majority of 127. The
house was dissolved, a general election took
place, and and a new house assembled, at the
first session of which Sir Wilfred won by a
majority of 26, Mr. Gladstone voting against
himas he hid always done at ex cry division.
At the last session but one Sir Wil
fred won by a majority of 40, Mr. Gladstone
still voting against him, but promising to bring
in a bill in accoidancc with the will of the
house, which he failed to do, and has not done
to this day.
We allude to all this only with a xiew eo
show more clearly the. great progress which the
prohibitive movement has made in England,
and the irresistible public opinion in its faxor.
A few months ago Sir Wilfred introduced his
measure once more, and xvon by a majority of
87, .Mr. Gladstone for it. Nothing can show
more clearly than this fact the great power
of public opinion in Ihe whole kingdom against
tlie liquor traffic, Mr. Gladstone going back
publicly upon all his past life and facing about
upon this great public question. There is no
reason whatever to think that he is in any way
changed in opinion or feeling as to the temper
ance movement on the one hand or 10 the
liquor traffic upon the other. It has been
simply a case of co mpulsion and propulsion by
public opinion, n Kwcr now so strong in Ihe
kingdom lhat it cannot be resisted. The
temperance men there says " It is a great
outrage lo force grog-shops urwn an unwilling
people." Mr. Gladstone has many times voted.
"No" on that proposition. Atlast publicopinion
has compelled him to assent lo it. Hut when
his bill shall come before parliament wc shall
sec how thorough his conveision has been to
the proposition for which he voted.
It is belies ed in Imgland that he will not in
anyway)icld lu the demand ol ihe people
for a direct popular xote on the question ol
license and no license, but wilt propose a
country licensing Uiard, which shall have no
iwwer to respond to the (topular demand for the
titiitiihnteiit of the grogshops. There have
been millions of K-titioners for this measure,
but not one for that which Mr Gladstone will
try lo cany through. Fore inauy )cars no
question In Knngland would call together such
x-ast crowds of people as this) "Legal pro
tection from the liquor traffic." Many of ihe
most eminent men and women In the kingdom
support it, and when Lord Hrougtum joined
it he called the society which was working in
it the "Grand Alliance "
The house of commons is as sensitise to
public opinion as a thermometer u to a change
of temperature, and it is an extraordinary thing
)ia in less than a )car it should change a
iiujoiily of u; in faxor of grog shops into a
nujorit) of 87 against them, making a dinVrence
of 314 xoles. The London Times saidt "The
English mind docs not kindly entertain new
questions, and the house of commons fall iy
repicsents that peculiarity." Sir Wilfred
Law son and the " Grand Alliance "p aiiemly
ami persistently pursued their purpose lo deliver
the nation from the honors oi the drink, traffic,
and in thiil) )eurs haxe succeeded la changing
Ihe public opinion of ihe country, to that psi lu
men!, at last, representing that opinion, has
pronounced emphatically against a trade which
lias nude t'nglaiul the uut drunken nation in
the world, with mate proverly, pauperism arid
crime than any other. Arts- Vtrt HJftnJtnt,
.iiioitrr.') .1 1: v 1 ( if .'.v r.
A Vint fnr tl rrn'rrtillnn,
" ' I m not turn hoi a rrw I m br,
Any wind rntfSt ttif llf lis Mrw,
Anv II that We."
The other day I heard Potlla humming the
fragment have Jott qwHed. Kmythint;
Portia singt, or trill, or hams, or cn whit
tles, she make her very own 1 not merely
lectie she H the vary wttett of xronien bar
ring her Urtnesw but Iwcause the It 1'oMl.t,
which is a profounder reason than it teem! lo
" ' 1 wis rxMne bat a row I fan ntr,"
I say to myself, liking from my J.ipanetc
cabinet a little aandil-wood boa, wherein are
are the gameinl dot sain of my salad days,
libeled, " Assorted sentrmenl."
" I wonder why I have kept these thing,"
I said, talking aloart, after the fashion of
egoists, who ire always true of an appteefn
tlve audience ol one.
" llecausc you are a eentlmenwtlsi." The
voice come from behind 1 cloud of dubiously
fragrant smoke, thing from ihe big leathern
chair near 'he window, ll it the voice of
Ttogtr, my room-mute. I have quit forgot ten
linger, so xvrapt am I In the dellghlfulneta
of active reverie,
A sententious room-mate It not an unmixed
good in one' life, but Roger cablet me to live
in a twenty-fira dollar room at one-liatf the
otherwise inevitable outlay, andlrUcomp&irion
hfp is full of Other compensations.
" Because you are a sentimentalist," says
" You are mistaken," say I. " One ought
always to 1 very nice in the choice ami use
of wonts, etpecially in the treatment of nice
distinctions. Sentiment and seiitimcntality
are very near of kin. In fact, one ma) be
fairly considered the double of Ihe other, and
which is the other it is often difficult 10 deter
mine. Vou-think I am aenttniental, you mis
anthropic vntnrer of inexpensixc lolracco. I
am 11c sentimental. I am merely oxer
charged xx ith sentiment. Hold on n jilTy, and
I'll gixc you some."
".Heaxcn forbid," says Roger, solemnly,
and he is gone.
I am alone with my treasures. I tumble
them out upon the tabic. Their totality is in
considerable. There are nineteen red rote-
buds, and six pale )cllow ones.
There is one little kid glove. It must haxe
belonged lo a little girl, for no grown-up
young woman had eycr so small , a hand. It
is scarcely possible to be sentimental over that,
for I never lost an) bllle sister and I never
had any little girl of my own.
There is a lot of other stuff in the box which
his little or no meaning, but the nineteen
red rosebuds fill me with unmitakcable
yearning. I don't know what for, and I
don't xcry much care. It is sufficient that I
One can )carn ox-cr very little when one is
tuned to the proper yearning pitch. The
trouble is lhat I cannot for the life of me
remember what particular who gave me any
particular totebuil. They bear each to each
the most exasperating sort of family likeness.
as faithful to the generic t)peasthe faces of
my landiadv's various Chinese servants.
The unkind interruption from Roger has
left mc out of poise with my normal sejf, and
YOEUeix satirical at my own expense, jri
pense. I haxc
L ...r-irous ann
es, very much in the burlesque,
Victor Hugo fashion. Hut that sortofmoodsel
dom lasts long with me. I can not keep
back Ihe memories which play pitch ami tots
xvith the xvilhered and yellowed mementoes
before inc. More than one of those crumbling
buds were gathered by taper fingers when I
was a mere urchin of a schoolboy fifteen )eats
ago. Mary, who married the doctor, sent mc
one of them, sent it with the first love-letter
lexer had, sending tbcm by her brother as
too precious to lie trusted lo the post or to
the scant caiefulncss of an ordinary messen
ger. I remember with a queer little spasm of
regret that my mat'cr-of-facl mother burned
the letter, which I had foolishly left on the
bureau. Doubtless I should not think it
worth the saving if I had it now,
but it is nice to imagine something de
lightful in its vanished pagesand unrcmembcred
sentences. Mary,-who martini the doctor,
had grown up to be a practical, contented, ad
mirable vvoman and wife and mother. Doubt
less she ha forgotten ; I can scarcely say why
I haxe remembered. Anothir of those shrunk
en rosebuds was given me almost as long ago
by Mary, who became a nun. I can't remem
ber whether ii is among tlie nineteen red ones
or the six yellow ones. Mar), who is now a
nun, was cxtrnncly pretty, with a pink and
while complexion, and just such lips as
Erasmus wrote that the English girls had. It
xva religious excitement, or rather religious
lack of excitement, which sent prctt) little
Mary into a com cm. lam glad of that be
cause I think she nexer liked any one ilsc so
xv ell a she liked me. I can't remember w ho
gaxe me the baker's doen o'f Ihe tvv cut) .three
remaining rosebuds, Some of tne Iiappenings
which gave me the twelve I do remember
about were an) thing but pleasant. Iliad lo
tight because of two of them. I came near be
ing shot because uf another. The acceptance
of a fourth from Ihe most finixhed flirt of un
limited acquaintance led 10 a fatal misunder
standing by which I lost a charming friend.
Hut tlure is something pleasant to rciueiulier
nWt each of the leniaiiiing light, only I
can't tell which arc the remaining eight. One
two wire given me without a thought of
sentiment li) my best friend, my xviscst coun
selor 1 but she has explicitly forbidden me to"
be sentimental about them, and I dare not
disohcx, her. And the othcis were gixen by
other true friends ; the xvife of the good Ira
Merry, the sister of my most boon companion
who has gone lo 0;cgon, the oddly fascinating
midget of a schoolina'am I nut 'At winter in
the Sonoma County redwoods, my adoptive
mother who lives in Oakland.
There arc other withered rosebuds and
other faded flowers in the heap before me. I
know who gaxe me some of these, because
they arc in a sense individual. There are
half a dotcn pinks. Knid placed one in my
button-hole on each of half adoicn icnicmber
able mornings. There is one boutoonicre,
with its steins in silver foil and a-cruel thrust
through the heart of a fragile tuberose, Jcp
thessa brought it for me through the crush of
a crowded carriage and Ihe hurl) burly
of the Author's Carnival, making me
momentarily xatu by the concession.
There arc some sprigs of fern which Isoude
gave me, and as I look at them. ( remember
tha( I have owed her a letter for almost a
month, and reproach myself for my neglect.
There is a bit of wild briar which Ate plucked
for me under Tamalpais; I told her then about
my assorted sentiment, and the did not laugh.
There are some pansie which Esther gathered
at Lone Mountain, and gave me because I
diked for them. And there arc two tea rose
which Dor! wore at her girdle in Ihe Carnival,
and which I caught ire they fell to the floor,
a she pissed in the grand march.
The roses of Dnrit are the one glint of rcsl
sunshine in this memory-fog. Tkty are un
mlxlakablc. The fragrance of life is still in
them, and the lints of life haxc not yet faded
from their crumpled leave. I am glad to
liive found a due which may lead me out of
this bewildering part. The partly sloped per
sonalities which hare begun to cluster around
and strive for Ihe nineteen red rnvdmds ami
their yellow shttrt, fade, xmnbli, arnl leave the
helpless souvenirs without a name. I Ittrn
litem over with my finger tlpa, ami every
moment adds lo their rain, tt teems profana
tion thus to bring them into Ihe light of day.
How foolish it was to keep them, anjhow '
Neither sentiment nor the sentimental has any
business in (hit workaday world. They belong
to mcdlmvfll romances. They hive lost iheir
identity in lit common mind under the crude
classification, "gnah." Kverybody is ashamed
lo own the hybrid, even UnH imi'Ksiher,
whose youth entitles them tu ill Ihe silrer
lined fancies they choose to indulge in. Knld
corns the Impulsion -of being seniirnenul ;
and M fnr sentiment, that is more intangible
still, and she knows it riot. We like to be
thought world-wise and cynical. We want to
Imve seme, or the reputation of sense, but xve
repudiate sensibility. Clearly, then, to be in
the Mth xvith my fellows, I must Imrn my
treasure trove, and turn my back upon assorted
While I hesitate .1 breath of December
u ind come in al the don which Roger ha
left open ami flutter some of the stray,
sunken leaflet to the floor. I pick them up
lendcrl), dcpite my philosophy, huninlng the
while another morsel of Portia's melody :
" XVheti fc took it from my treraUlns fox",
With a loiich u chill -Ah
1 her lutfcd upon ntiirt lingtrs.
Stays and thrills ir still "
I sweep the dead things back into the little
sandal-xvood box, their faint, deathly qdor
floiting out lo me like a far-ofi" voice.
My egoism reasserts itself. I will keep
them and add to thcni hereafter If I please.
To be a brave sentimentalist, or ex en sent!
mentist, is not in its essence ignoble. I re
flect that the world is too full of Gradgrind
already; and if I can carr) sonic of the tender
grace of the past along xviili ine as I go, it
may do mc good, ex en if I cannot tell where it
In fact, so man) pretty sermons lie folded
with stems and stamens in my jierfuincd IjOx
lhat I dare not follow them where they beckon
mc. Hut, lieforeI put Ooris' roses away
with all the others, I twist a scroll of tissue
paper about their fragile stalks, for mile-stone,
and head-stone, and sweet reminder; that
they may be to mc a s isible sign, for
"XVuhvred. faded, press between Life's pages.
crumpled, ioici on ijia.
Once they U upon her breast, and ages
Cannor irwue Ihem old."
. 'Hit Argonaut.
Mo re Ahrtut thr J00.
There is a tradition about this moo
of Konahuanui in connection xxith a
dog. One of the beliefs of the olden
times was that a race of hairless dogs
were related to the moos that formerly
existed in our streams, ponds and
inaccessible mountain peaks. One of
thes.? hairl--si drwJiail Wi? i"isV
iniiea unci cooked in ki-icaves by
people living in Kooiau, who
intended it as part of their annual
tribute to the king. The latter was liv
ing on the kona side of the island of
Oahu, and the people had to pass the
JNuuanu pan to get to him. I here
were quite a croxvd ol people going to
pay tribute besides those who had the
laulaus of cooked dog meat. These
laulaus had been put. into a large cala
bash that was secured with knotted
netting as befitted the fastenings of
meat or poi containers lor the kings
table, and was suspended from a pole
borne by two men on their shoulders,
and going single file, the calabash
being suspended between the two.
When the party were almost through
the hala groves of Kekele at the foot of
the l'alt, the moo of Konahuanui
called from the Pali " ke hele ae nei "
()ou are travelling). The cooked dog
immediately answered from (he cala
bash, " Yes, I am going to be otTered
in tribute for these people." On hear
ing these words issuing from the cala
bash, the men carrying it were so
frightened that they threw it away and
fled precipitately. Those of the croxxd
who remained saw a live dog come out
of the calabash and from the wrappings
of ki and banana leaves that had con
tained the cooked dog meat, and
which looked at his disappearing mas
ter!, and then turned and went up the
Konahuanui peak, where no doubt it
was welcomed by hi relative the moo.
F.ver since no native could be pre
vailed on to eat . hairless dog, and as
they xvere looked upou as uncanny
things, hardly any one would take care
of them, and the race has finally died
out. A few specimens, were to be met
with now and then thirty vears ago, but
by the introduction of foreign breeds
with whom jliey gradually intermixed,
they were finally completely lost, as also
are the genuine poi dogs, kekos, of
- BREWER at COMPANY (Limited).
SlOCkllOI.Pl.ks tu Ibis Company si, hcitly
nollM ItvM Ihe .N.NUA1. M I'.Kl IMi oflhe Mock,
holders siUUIkUw XVMNhl.Y. t'LilKUAKV
6O1, at itu'clviVi a.m , si Ih Oifiks uf lha dinn),
wu .i vim.
J. O. CAklhK,
Seirelary 1 C.
ibewf r s 1
'Niil.Vt: KOR S.U.L. OSK NhW sts-IIOksK
4 -ier engine, u perlcvt aiiler. rorMLe
C UREVVLK & CQMI'.VhY.
J. H. C O N a
JMljMirrrr, A.IjjIhi not! (,r
Spctul Ult.uwa given la luierutun at
H RUM'S BINDERY.
This Popular Hindlkv, located at
107, Port Street, will be able in it set
tled tpiartcn todocvonmorctthfactory
work than that which has gained it such
liberal patronage and inch willing ap
preciation from the Honolulu trade,
h Aiivkrthrs No Specialities,
but is able to do all sort, sir.es,
ant) conditions of llook-blnding,
Ruling, Lettering, and Paper-cutting
m well m in Sail Francisco, and at
At This Cojii'let& UirnntRV
tiewsjraiiers, Mnga&ine, pamphlets, and
sheet music are tenth and simply or
cUgnrtffy and -sumptuously bound, tu
tnWe find pocket irmy demand. , Old
baok!f are carefully and 'firmly rSbotintL
All Dkkcriitions op Hi.Ajfk:
Hooks are made to order at as low
rates as nic consistent xvith first-clas
w'ftrk. The llindery is noxv using
Wesion't " Record " and " Ledger "
paper for all first-class xxork. A large
inv6ice of this justly celebrated stock
has just been received from New York.
The Machinery Uslh is all of
improved pattern. The-" ruling ma
chine," with its new patent " striker,"
is equal to any in use in either the
United States or the Colonics, and its
recent work speaks for itself, being,
also, complimentary to the workman
who runs the machine. The other
machines used in the llindery are for
cutting paper rapidly, for paging and
numbering, for perforating, for card
and pasteboard cutting, and for press
ing. The Excellence or the Work
Plriokmed is a result of good mate
rial and careful xvork.
- Orders Left at the Merchant
Street Store will have Prompt
r. a. ntitim.
Hum Just received per Mad(sa
buolLKU CIMCitl'W .. -IvesEDCMlCSS-r
BONED TURKEV .
-T- - lCj.ufori.ia Syrup 1 - - .
t " ' , .
Litcio't s-rmi-T or meat
.g- " StulTeJ Manots
' ' x ' Canary Seed
lottlrn tliitr Fiotir.
HA KBITS WHOLK. CORN IN T IN-
Delicious cling from the cob.
CITKOt, ktc., srrc, ire
Abo in stock.,
A Goueral Assortment of Groceries
all oT which are olTtrcd
LOXVEiT MARKET RAT ES.
and satisfaction guarnlecd.
GiioUs delivered to any part of the cicy.
lEtll collectable month). s
, - Telephone No., 1 1-
IMPORTER AND MANUFACTURER OP
.V11. Ill I'urt utrrtt, nbort lttrl Mirrl,
woiLD wmim tns. rcsuc that hk
Keeps the Best Stock and
Dews the Beat Work
so be fount) Anywhere 00 these Islands.
A LARUE. AND VARIED MOCK
Cuniiuils-airivltis frvm San PrancU.'o, uscludinj tht
TIIOlCKiiT SEI.LCT10N OF
(ItHtltuttu'M, taillft' oml Vlill, Irtn't
HOOTS. .SHOES and SUITERS,
TKE Mlkl'FACriSt or
CKNrLV.MENS LOOTS and SHOES a specialt),
Work in all Departments Guaranteed.
All ordeis attended lo vtith tvronictness. and woik
eseeutcd vmh dispatch. OrJcrs from the onhcr islands
solKUcu. laii anu ctanune. m
J. H. COkOljU 4 to.,
j,, California Siieet, San Francisio,
rrnt ffrmmlfl- MtrrMauli,
ILOUK.G1UIK. H-fcO. PRODUCE, FKOVJ
' -i-i ej
la our liMa WcArssWIt' dsisssb, ,
NCE SOLICIT KU
HE SATURDAY PRESS
.-,, . -saints.
Job- Printing Office,
.-, vfc'' .
IBNO.XV I'takriiRiT-1fjd ALL WRK
Tho Hi;Uoit Stylo of TypoKrnpliIo Ar.
WEDDING, VISITING OR nUSl.VLSS &VRDS
CLL CV.RDS,, '
LrTlTER, NOTE, STATEMENT or DILLHUVDS,
" VIONLV RECEIPTS,
CERT I ITCA TES OF STOCK,
BILLS OF LADING,
Legal and Mercantile Blanks,
. PAMPIILCTS, ETC.
The above. In connection with ih lonjstatlished
Book-Bittdery, Peper-Rolissfj 'ass
BUak Book Mssssufactory,
FnaUca ihe undersigned lo lay lUint 10 cosuoettney
In all departments, at each L under th cai ol
.The eHavtUssery Beavrtsmeat
Will cany a full luMef papers for essvutuig 1IL.VNKS
of all descriptions, or for special li ve cUm of
HlmL B00U, la addition la lb usual
fvuT assortment 0
Conmwrrlil. Lejst aa4 OeVa .Susieoery.
All wden Utsslulijr lUeaaW so and your pjironasje
wiKrWuMy tosiclied. THOs. U. TMKUM.
II HACKPRLD ft Co,
OKfER r'OR SALE
INVOIOBS OF NEW GOODS.
JWtl hfiCBIVHI). ,
Owsieilns; U H of a. Mlo;
A Loiflo Assortmont of Dry Gooils
Dei, nrewttA VHe Cftitent, Drttb, '
tttti, ?Diker . Merlaos-btaek and
cotersxs, 4 rtfts, Rtftei, AJfaeu,
OaVxits, IIAttalt Coth and ' ' '
I'ltlf Stl.K, ' "r 1
Dtacb, Gliss-erWn, Pantr, Colored and Striped
Uirertt. Crepe, ftc.,
Mi'll'x FlH'ilMifliff Ootxln,
Shlris, Wsol-n, Mled. Calko, Hickory. Ornlra
etc., Mertoo aad Cotton TJadershlrts. Vhlte
Kosom ShlrU, Socks U Stocklnirs, Glovei
Handkerchlifj. FouUrdi, a tartre la
roice of CLOTHING consUUnff
of Pica Ulack Cloth Coats and
Pant, llucktkin Sacks,
Pants and Suits, Felt,
Eots Shirts, and
ChCdrtn'l Jackets, I.
P Coats & L-jjsrtnKS, Mon
key and Sailor Jaekf ts. Carpet
:i,n.r -V!k and I. C. Umbrellas
andParasoU, Par.cy and Travelling'
Shawlt. Cotton ancl Turkish Towels,
White and Fancy Quilts, Pett Rn js and Bms.
s Carpeting Silk and VeJret Kiooons, tnreaas
Vbite and Fancy FllankeU,
Pancy Striped vooif n, two sues.
Scarlet. Orange, White Woolen and a points.
Buttons for Shirts, Coats. Pants, Dresses,
Genuine ijtu de Cotosne, Lnbm's Ee
racts. Toilet Souips, I'h.lxome, Hair
Oil, CsmU. bnUiia Glasses. I'll, I.
R. rtalls, HarraonKsu. WaV liooks.
Gold Leaf. Jesrelry, Gold Watches
Tape, Elastic, Scarfs, Albums
Eilensltn, Arm, Dinhg rootn and Parlor Qiairs,
Settees, Mirrors, etc '
Hnilillm, Vnlfiktii; Olrllm. .Sllrriii. Iilllirr,
Hep & I R.- I'ackins. Coal Ilaskeu,
CRATES OF ASSORTED CROCKERY,
ContainitME Plate, Cops Teapot",. Bowls, Cnamters,
Rksj Dtshee and HaWrt, lVmiiehns j and j
Gartcos Sample llettles Vasemiul Olasssrare. Manila
and Tarred Itope, d llafs, Ouwies. TVine,
s.l.7S"Srovlpielj-JT tiled SicVtnf, l.Ail Hue
SUGAR and RICE HAGS
0 all sires and qualities.
Sardines In half and quarter boxes.
Salt in Jars, Castor Od in tins. Matches
Coeoanat Oil, Wash Bine, H. White Lead,
SLi-srina Cnd!4. a. c. and 6. H. & P. Biscuit.
Kubbuck's Linseed Paint Oil, White Zinc Paint,
Germ an tin it Ha va u a Gin a r
Plat-d ware Spyons Forks, Cruets Tea
sets Cups, Napkin Rtn2S Salvers etc.
Pocket and Hatcher Knives Scissors She,, bhextsj
Needles Spoons Files Spurs Cjalvanued Hasir.s
Hoop Iron, Ke-- Rivets Hammers Yello
etaI and Comp.itioQ Nails Claribers
Ilabbitt Metal, Surrar Coolers Iroc
Fire Clay, DlacksaUh Coal, Fire Bricks, Tdes
Empty Barrets, Oak Boats, &c.
Orders from the other Island carcfutlr attended lis.
II. Ilarkftlil Co
E U C AsZsOTORM:
R II r. I' H A,T I S 11.
HOUBTM ek CO.
Nuuawt strrei, and C4snscr or 1 on and ItenKan strecii
N i MUUANU St, HONOLULU, H. L
TksCusiiieraad Skett Iks, Sui LaJ aisd Lead
IXc.Oilvasiied m Pipeaad rislieasllsGu44
aU swea, Anesiae Well and Iniiatsnf fsjass, Uss ka
svsl ltaSAdlr9sne,lssKCkrtsa4siM. Wask-
staasMaitWanii.l4 seosstastoUaae fa,
&Ae4 M fsVsssstMssssUsf fttlsBV.
r htttdkeXR. mim mmpWjiffi..,
'i: 1 wb&it
r M. OAT, JH. A CO.
i r f x
fitiitlofirr mill Srin Ih-iilcr.
if awaiias ar.ert v. mx)CK. meki.iia.si-
!? feat MsarKrl, e Marljsa, s .- m-m of
Amoita th sy br I d
nit . ' xi'
tr. ex j rMM 1 1 rCtl, n
, ,j .
. ntoiojt w i m.OTKs &., x
fK IICKJ. x
V I all Pii
rViml M tvSA
f- ' ItatrW' brt Itwili'r. smsll.
J.I.. k haiswaasel-ik.! n'.rsik
'"' Uf Jinif't'kiAd ttewv-mi assii X.nnrj.
" '- fmiviarts lii, ard l)r-pu
rf '.lBruiltslllS leJfliitS aunt twfs
VtOI.tTf'l.ViJiqirajte, pfVsu.lrtlf pin's, a-rf r
trt quarts pints Itslf pmu. an.J 4.
TA I'FOIt f fti, 5ri qttarta aad ti
r,ryrjcUn 1'crfumed, IEtc '
MULIUGEr " '. ,
la fjuarts pints rutf-peats a-td t r is.
Palect HucILif! lloltle,
jianks carv nooivSt
m r u, jtsiT Lotinl. and ralf lov: i.
lo 1 1, fdl Utirpi and half boaioi
Mann's Cfitiriirx Pip r,
PENS and HOLDERS in great. Varieties.
AtMofnatie Pencil, CcvytltjrJl'eti-ils.
Faher't PendU, Diaotia I'k3i, A:
DRAWING PAPER, plain aad mounted,
llanltb Detail Paper.
BNVEIX)PK5s ty, asserre.1.
Phs-toe; Cards round comer and plain,
MEMORANDUM IKX)K. a tuee wld.,,
Gdfnied !.abels ( i
Shipping Tas, roeiist Ta.
INVITATION PAPER, and Ensekipet lo tnaxk.
4 tall Programme Cards rx aoj tassels,
LF. ITER PRFSSES, laife and smalt.
Rubber Hands alt tin-. "
II.VSE BALLS and IHTS,
Guides and Score Unoftis
IHRrilDAV CARDS, POCKET KNIVEs, and
many other articles Un numerous to mention.
X. SUBSCRIPTIONS received tnt aT Fwetji
paper or Mazarine pu1IUhd at any tinve Also fsrall
Ihe Usnl Papers and Mazarines Se3sHes, Itrook
sties, r amdy library, etc, always on hand, and spe
cial numbers sent lor lo order, .
XTJ. SPECIAL ORDERS received foV KOOKii, etc
RED RUBBER STAilP AGENqV"
at, j Vjvnts for tbe Encyclopsdia Bruaanlca.
Vi All Island orders fjlIeipr.ii4!tJl
), Mi OAT, Jr. and CO.,
iCo-lf Gajette Blnck, ii MerchanivSirt
ILLIKCHAW & C O
PLOWS! PLOVS! PLOWS I
To aUT.v by tfv "Henry Junes" from eNVr York
tilrect and by rail rii Sa Fr.uioctx
DILLINGHAM BREAKING PLOW.
Thl p!o i DUsJe tvpc(LII far Sugar PLintaUotu
andUuneredby PAteot in ih lUwaiun KiutcJom.
DILLINGHAM DOUBLE FURROW PLOW,
AiSti ftpccuIiV xdatej to sufir pLuiUtioo. Curtrretl
by patent uiOi UiuneJ Stata.
DILLINGHAM RICE PLOWS.
Cntila; from 5 Inchc vpnlv An Aimtl nr
jve autl from our om pattttrnt to rrnvctlj- defects
in leifhi Stett llowi dt ne culture, vtcood fJxMajhtn,
miA can xsaltivMton.
Thr I1sw kit all taAtl by th oriuol Jot a
Icft MoUn Pltrw Wtvlst, tit piouecr U'tnt
plow tUstmiaMtory anst the lATut uctl plqv wottv l
tbt txUL for th I'low 4 thi BuAttfUctur w.u-,
A Urse .txkX tor of JllTerctu mamiCaauf mJ
jailcriu, at lowi rales.
ItARKOW OK DinXKENT PAT1KRNS
Cbtiavaton aod ilsn Hoc. ,
Ox ulvc, Slow. 0v Cha.n
1 n Chain, Tvp&ail Clutu v
IitT;nuUl IMIej- (HaJc
HARDWARE KOR PUVNTATtOK USt
Fodier-Cutters, Corn act ilotulnjr Milts
Garden and Canal llanos,
Studebakir VVaousaod Carrvicu
LUIIRICVTI.NG OILS A SPLCIALTT
AltonyCjbndet Oil and Conpuusd -
KEROViNL Ollnirtqiuaiittesiosuis a sxf
Kerosene O.I btoxef
Aiuetivan and Eiulistt Pamu al Oik.
Ti.riwc, IVliK and VVUitey-.-h UruAcs
alentl-se'a wsd oitwr arulshiss
Paper and Paper Jlapw
MAGNLKl-CALCIlE iiTJs J
If ars.net fire EatLaiVlidiers ,
Sllhl.l' HARDWARE, SCALES r ' '
I tosse FanshiiS Gooda1 V v -
Lnips. UundeUers, aad Laiitcnt
tlf New fVjuds coiivtaatli atrltvattp
it' 1 '
We lat u keep nu)tsvin tjui,ed it oor Isws
lu tH at toes lusJUa pri.es
xU pn KUIMHAM M x9ii:
KT1SIV UATLUUU (VVkd-s? M
or axcfs4or; llsv,e
AKTIS-1IC ST.M10NLRV. kyui ewi
THO. O. tHWiKrkMl
" M.V.H. MiOLIe. sva fm sUeei. ft,
IJEVV- STVU5S of Ctosaasss, Latjessssks. and
k.LLIr. sat Heart Hfeet. su
f ' ' 1 sin 11 1 ' "I 1 1 11 .jT.,
CIIL PKKV- TewtCajsa.
S aad local 7U.Mt..e HoV 01Uatft
eH ssUMIp . f J,
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