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SATURDAY PRESS SUPPLEMENT,
Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands: Saturday, January iq, 1SS4.
,ir rrr Hiniwr t'lit'ucn.
A Sttm'iH to t,r Ar'mtr tttlhf Mtw.
In M address last Sumlay eTenfng, Mr.
('inMti po1ie rn sribstnnec, as follows :
An arlift. afipenretJ In a recent number of
the Snirmlly l'reiw, which it worthy of much
more tlfflff)rr than It has refrivecl, It pur
port, to he wrfttrn hy an " average young
man," who In a ermrtenua, manly way, with
nat whining or caption! fault-find aig, presenta
lire rrafm. of this clam of young men, whose
name h "ItRlVm" In this city, upon Christian
people. Whoever the writer it, he Iss not an
" er ywinj; man " (at were all of the
young men hn tht dty of the mme claw in
lelltettmlly, trw writer of that article, the
pioblerft of how to help them, socially ami
morally, wtwltl bt a comparatively easy one.
Hot the " average young man " i of finite
iilffincnt material. Let me draw his picture.
" lie bof average ability, average momlity,
average mrleity, average pride, arerarre hu
man frailty." He cornea to your city ; fimls
work either at hit. traile, or perhaps In some
llftfttsft form, and also Cuvls n uLntitme for n
liome by hiring one snvill room nnd taking
hii meat at n restaurant. He it a social
crCRtnre ilesli nnd blood a other )oung men.
lib sliy'ivirnrk ended, with its fatigue opoii
him, nihil the evening before him, the prob
lem it " How and where shall he spend it ? '
lie is not fond of reading, or if he is (which
Is the exception) he is too tired to read. What
he need it relaxation, good cheer, familiar
social inlciconrse, spiced with fnn. Whe
can lictmdlt In Honolulu I Hit cheeriest
loom will not furnish it. He gutt upon the
streets, to tind them deserted, nnd every place
ol business shut,
The talocnt nnd worse places, arc the only
une which stand constantly optn to such a
homeless stranger ?
Old associations and teachings, hold hirn
hack from these. Hut his social wants are
strong, Cradunlly the old home teachings
weaken ! the new desires grow stronger. At
last he stands hesitatingly on the threshold of
one of these Saloons ; enters j begins h
downward course. What wonder, if in a ft
years he drifts upon the surface of society, a
bloated wreck, or looks through iron bars.
or dangles from a rope's end, a felon ? Where
rest the blame ? Not all of it upon tin
young man, hut part of it upon the Christian
men and women of this city 1
wimt can ue Hone lor the " aurage young
man ? "
I answer: he has a right to expect help
from ini;and, yuu have have a right to
expect liim to help himself.
"Tin; average joung man" has i right to
look to Christians for help. He is your
"neighbor, " and, if not yet "fallen among
ttiicci,"isin dread danger of so doing. If
Christians do not plan for him then no others
will. As this young man says in his article :
"There is no use in denying the fact that to
no other class" (than Christians) "can one con
iiilently look lor true solicitude for the spiritual
and temporal welfare of one's fellow-men
bxpeiience teaches this despite the shafts of
i'lfitlelity." How can you help the average
(Jive him some substitute lor the saloon
There is no evading the fact that these saloons
supply in their way and a perilous way it is
a real want in this city. There is no other
9 public place in this city, with one exception,
where young men may meet, in an informal
way, to enjoy each othcrs's society, and amuse
ineiiiseivcs wnn games, t lie "average )oung
nnn " does not care for reading, is not anxious
to improve his npnd, or is too tired to do it j
does not want to go into "society" every
night, even if that were possible. Hut he does
want to go upon the streets, meet his "chums,"
smoke a cigar, chat, tell stories, and play a
game of billiards. Here is a very different
person from the reflective, serious young man,
but in his way quite as good and useful. Now,
where can such a young man find such a place
in Honolulu? .Some such a place is a real
want and one which thtse saloons very im-
pcrlectly and peulously supply. I know your
ready answer j "We built the Y. M. C. A
naii iu nicci mis want.' can the "average
young man" smoke his cigar there? (You
know 1 hale tobacco, and wish every )oung
man would nop using it; but they won't, and
the moment jou stand at the door of any insll
tution nnd tell the "average )oung man" that
he shall not smoke within it, he will not spend
his eveningt there.) Can he joke, laugh, tell
stories and have what he calls a "good time"
with his "chums" there? Can he play billiards
and other games there ? (I am not now advo
eating the introduction of these things into
your , M, C. A. I am merely tr)ing to
show that, as at present conducted, it does
not meet the social wants of the "average
young .man.") Then, too, the Y. M. C. A. is
fnej It is established with charitable inten
lionss and alo with an avowed intent to re
form young men. Now, I am sorry to say
thai the "average young man" does not wish
to reform; he is suspicious of covert attempts
to improve himj and he wants to pay his way.
1 believe that a public house, containing all
the blight, cheery, elegant, and attractive
appointments of the best saloons, with a lunch
counter instead of the saloon-bar, where the
best of hot coffee, tea. and food was alwa)s
t t sale, a reading room, smoking and game
room, and ng)mnasitim, would not only pay
iinnutoinciy on tne capital invcsteii, out be a
public lienelit, and a mighty instrument for
good in the way of prevention. This belief is
not founded on theory t in both the old world
and the new there aie such places, and their
number is being repidly increased; and without
exception, where they ore properly conducted,
they prove not only a financial success, but
they ate thronged with )oung men, whowould
otherwise tie in the saloons.
2. Imlie the "average joung man to your
homes, Don't give him "a general invitation,"
but set the time. Tut your heart in the invi
tation. Let him sit at )Our table t a good
meal with the "home flavor" will be a "means
of giace" to the young man who is -compelled
to sit three times a day at the aveinge boarding
house or restaurant table. When he comes, in
answer to your invitation, show that vou aie
glad to see him, and, make the evening a
. Don't mtionire hitn, There is nothing
the "average joung man" hates more, eir willj
make him .so rutc )ou.
4. Don't thrust )our religion upon him or
goad, him with it, It is an abuse of hospitahty
lp invite a young man to sepd a social even
Mvg with you, and then use that as a trap, or
an occasion to deliver a icllgiojs homily. Of
course, if he invites religious conversation, that
is another thing. Hut there is such a thing as
"real not according to knowledge," and some
people have that kind of real, end can't under
iand how much positive injury may be done
by constantly "ringing the change" on "Come
to Jc-tn I" in scaon and out of season. We
have high authority for saying that "there it a
time for everything."
5. Be constantly on the watch to draw thlt
young man under good influences, ami find
the way to hit heart. I say "thit young man,"
because ymi matt become acquainted with a
man, establish yourself in hit confidence, liefnte
yon can lie of much help to him religiously.
.- single oat yonng men. Follow them up
aoemlty and rclfglfratly. There it a door into
every heart thrortrjh which yon can enter ami
take Christ with ymi. lint it sometime re-
entire patience tn find the door, and yttt mini
tnfti fint. If the young man cume to church,
give him a warm hand-grasp and a kindly
word, and make him feel that yon are glad to
see him there.
lint part of hit help, and a great part of it,
too, must rome from the young man himself.
I turn ow to talk to him. Ami 1 says
t. Seek right Influence and you will have
no difficulty In finding them. It it to every
whereit It pre-eminently so in llonohdn.
I have been an "average yoans man," and At
a "jour printer" have gone aa a stranger into
many tovvht and cities, anil I never failed to
find good influences and good society when I
totiRht them, Yon say, " Christian people
ought to seek m ont." It it not too much to
expect of Christian people that they should
hunt through the boarding honset nnd saloons
for young men? Onght not young men at
least to take the trouble to put themselvs in
the way of being found out by good people?
If the average young man comes to church
and reaches for hit hat before the benediction,
and then bolts for the door as soon as the
minister says " Amen I" is it any marvel that
he makes no acquaintances? Let any young
man give Christians half the chances and th
opportunities to make his acquaintance which
he does the saloons, if he visits such places.
and he will have plenty of friends and good
ones. If any young man in Honolulu it ne
glected it is simply because he is " too modest
by half," or that he has not-sought or put
himself in the way of making right acquain
tances. " I have dozens of invitations which
I cannot accept!" was the insolent and ill-bred
answer of a young man to a kind lruly who
invited him to her houe.
2. Show that you appreciate the kindness
offered you. " You ought to invite these
young men to your home," I said to a young
man, recently married to a bright little wife,
who had helped him make a genial pleasant
home. " I have again and again, but they
won t come," was the answer. And this is
not an isolated case. I know of many such.
3. Dcvelope your own resources. Vast
regions in Africa arc unexploted, their resources
unknown. Is it not also tiuc with "the average
young man?" Isn't it true that'too many of
you have been content to live only in and for
your animal natures? Is it any wonder that
unrest and discontent dog your footsteps?
God has, given you a mind and soul; in these
ate infinite imssibilities of joy, of growth, of
power, of content. A man ought to be self
contained able to enjoy his fellows nnd
society, but not dependent upon them for his
happiness-. Yuu ought to be able to find
within yourself that which will satisfy. So
long as you are not able to do this, what any
one else can do will only satisfy temporarily.
4. And now I touch the great need, not
only of young men, but of all: Christ to abide
in you, not only as " the hope of glory," but a
present help and hope. None Other can give
this inward development and enlargement, and
lead you to a royal, symmetrical, self-contained
and satisfying manhood. C-od who made you
with these wants, desires and grand possibili
ties, knows how to meet and satisfy those
wants and desires, nnd make those grand
possibilities actualities. " Godliness is profit
able; it lias the promise of the life that now
is,' as well as "the life that is to come.'
This too is not mere theory. A man occu
pying one of the most prominent and influen
tial positions in this city bore this testimony
in my hearing only lastweek: "Whateverlam,
1 seenow that Ioweitallto Christ. Afewyears
ago a farmer's boy, Christ came into my heart
and touched soul and brain with new aspira
tions and desires and opened the way before
me that I might realise those aspirations and
desires." I can bear the same witness. It
is never a pleasure to uncover my past life.
Hut this I will say : Only a few years ago I
was scarcely an "average young man;" a
jour printer, with no ambition higher than
what wages 1 could earn, and how much of
animal gratification I could get out of those
wages. But Gad in His infinite grace
touched my blind, eyes; then for the first
time I saw the priceless gift of manhood, and
its possibilities J then for the first time I rea
Itreel the degradation of my worse than mis
spent years, in which 1 had made my soul the
slave of my body ; and, then, too, came new
ambitions, purjioscs and resolves. I have not
rcaliml my ideals, but whatever of intellectual
attainments, and moral power I have, are from
God. " Uy the Grace of God, I am what 1
It cannot beotherwise. Let God come into c
soul ; then how for the first time the man
questions, 1 "Shall I be content longer merely
to exist, or shall I live indeed ? Am 1 to be
my body's ? Or is uiy body to be mine ?
And mine for God ? Shall I exist simply to
eat and drink, or $hll I live for God?" On
such questions, as on a hinge, the quality of a
man's career turns ; and according as he
swings to this side or to that, he will continue
a slave of appetite, or begin to live a true,
Chiist genuinely taken as Saviour and Ixird
touencs brawn, brain, and soul. New strength
and enlargement comes with Him into the
soul, and new tastes, new desires, new joys,
new friends, new ambitions, In fact a new
lile. Now, "whatsoever things are honest,
whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things
are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, what
soever things are of n repo.t," these are
the things which fill brain and soul, and make
the new life. Can such a nun lie discontented,
unsatisfied ? Nay, nay. Though a stranger, he
Is never alone, for Christ i wilh'hlm, and go
wheie he will, the world dolled over with,
Christian chuichcs is' filled with brothers 1
though no banquet halls open to him, ")et
daily God spreads a table before him," and
his cup runneth otr " though "society"
bais its doors against him, vet he has kings
and princes for his daily companions, for "ure
they not all ministering spirits sent forth to
minister to those w ho are heirs of salvation ? "
Though he my walk the streets, like his
Master beforelum hcmeless,still he has a borne
for his Saviour has said, " In my Kather'f
house aie many mansions 1 I go to prepare
a place for you i " though the world may call
him poor, yet he ts an heir of eternal riches
and though his life may seem bare, and
pinched, and starved, stilt like his Master he
can say, " I have bread to cat that ye know
not of." Earth no longer bemndt his vision.
Kternity rites beforehim. Hedrawtrefrethment
and toul-tntitfying nutriment from both world..
To such anew life, grand, smithing, rcttfnt
ami self-contained I call you. It it the gift of
God. Then yon will no longer be " an ave
rage young man," Imt a son ol God t
.lrin thf " . I rrrif rHf lmi."
KblTOR SATLIRtlAV 1'RRtS t.Vl ' It IS not
with unmixed feelings that 1 approach the
task of supplementing my former letter to you
with a statement of a few ideas suggested by
Mr. Cruran s discourse of Sunday night last.
Circumstances prevented my hearing the
whole of the tetmon, but I heard sufficient to
gratp the outline of Mr. CruranV position and
to sympathetically enjoy much of his eloquent
advocacy of the young man's cause.
l'etmit me here to my in pasting a word, at
a young man, with reference to Mr. Cruian't
work 1 I know for certain that many young
men In oar midst are truly lhankftil that there
is a Rev. Mr. Cruran in Honolulu thankful
that he nirt len: to see the danger of an average
young man's life at the age of 24.
I would like to say one word nlxwt myself.
with tne question ol whether I am, or am
not, an "average young mnn " in the sense
meant by Mr. Cruran, it would not be seemly
for me to deal. Suffice it for the bona fides
of my firt communication to you that I claim
that I am an average young mnn so far at my
condition, position, social requirements, tastes,
habits and passions are concerned. (I need
scarcely, sir, emphasize that to you, to whom
my identity is known.) I wrote in general
terms, but I would not have written at I did
would not have written at all had I not
had .something to build upon In my own ex.
perience. I knew what I was saying to be
true, for I had experienced the disadvantages
of the average young man's situation here to
the full. Still if I am not paradoxical I
did not write for personal endt,nnd I certainly
desired to deal broadly with the matter,
according to my powers.
To one unused to discussing with greater
minds the intricacies of social-problems of
such a delicate nature, and jet such great 1m
portance, a number of difficulties of course
present themselves. In the first place, one
must avoid the Scylla of " pcrsonalism " (if I
may be allowed to coin a word to suit the
case), while at the same time watching nar
rowly the whirliwol of presumption, I felt a
scarcely conquerable inclination to detail with
some minuteness my own case ; and, when en
deavoring to sheer from this danger, found
myself wandering upon the region of gener
alities or ready to gaily tilt in.puerilc vanity,
blindness nnd ignorance at difficulties that had
been already thoughtfully regarded anil with
sore misgivings by older and wiser heads,
and temporarily, at least, dismissed from the
sphere of reform as practically insur
As it was, I did drift away from the lines
originally laid down fomy letter. I meant
at firstto deal only with the absence of resources
for the requisite social relaxation of joung
men. 1 had no wish, I can assure you, to be
understood as attempting to define the July
of the Christians of Fort-Street Churth, or
any other church, so far as the immediate con
version of the onng men of Honolulu is con
ccrned. The July of Christians in this parti
cular Is, in my opinion, one so much between
themselves and their God, that I should be
sorry apart from any consideration of my
years to be thought guilty of presuming to
suggest upon the point.
Notwithstanding tins one cannot witness
the spectacle of men young, bright, gifted
men going to ruin, without feeling a sting.
And when one is in that condition of mind
that he scarcely realizes whether he is himself
on firm ground or drifting with the mass,
downwards, he feels impelled to look around
for some stick or straw lo assist, if ever so
little, in keeping hit head out of the uuicl;
sand. Mr. Cruran exercised his right, as a
minister of the gospel, to go deeper into the
matter'of spiritual relief, and his timely words
must bear some fruit.
Hut that only leads up to the practical part
of the question the duty of the well-disposed
(Christian) portion of our comfortably situated
aniens towards the young man in our midst
so far as his immediate social requirements are
concerned. And here I agree with Mr.
Cruran that what is wanted is something like
what has been started elsewhere as he says,
in the United States a club-room, where
light and good cheer, liberty to laugh and
smoke, to play or yarn at will, is to be had.
The saloons are not, in my opinion, the most
to be dreaded pitfalls of this place, but such a
icndervous as this for young men of an even
ing would weaken the chances of influence
from pitfalls of whatever class. Bright results
from a truly pious man's standpoint might not
immediately flow. Hut good work could be
done, and the chance is too good a one to be
1 do not think that such places are all that
are needed. Hut something is needed. The
totality of factors for the young man's elevation
being out of my power to discuss here, I can
only deal with this one. It is not required to
be logically proved that we are justified in re
garding favorably in every means for the
strengthening of the hands of Christian
workers for helping to smooth out the paths of
those devoted to the Improvement of men and
women, physically, mentally and morally.
The only question is one of the relative merits
of methods. Jim do not let our city life lie char
acterized by absence, orrat least, by a mini,
mum, of methods.
A reasonable supposition is that a class of
men would be reached and, secured for good
in many cases by these Christian army out
posts (on what might be termed neutral
ground) men who would otherwise ever keep
stepping downwards. In other placet, I wot
of, young men have social privileges above
those enjoyed in common vith the young men
ol this place. Should not Honolulan oung
men have something to compensate ?
To my mind one of the causes of the trouble
is "rooming." Hut I come from a land
where that is almost unknown in your sense
of the word, and it U loo firmly rooted a thing
among the majority of the "foreigners " here
for them to see for years to come how a man
suffers through the absence of home influences.
I admit all Mr. Cruran said about a young
man's duly to himself about his having some
purpose in life. And 1 admit with a blush
the truth of all that was said about the taking
of a serpent into the bosom of one's family.
Yet I am unshaken in my hcartdrawn belief
that the tolerably well-disposed unknown
young man in Honolulu has not the chance for
a plomm and truly profitable life that he is
supposed by some tq have.
The late John Kichard Green left a nos-
thumou work, " The Conquest of England, "
whieh treats of the period from 829 to 1071.
the frtlrit'flM .ltltthuitle In the Cnil'e.
After a period of recreative sojourning in
the lllue Mountain range, in the enjovment of
fishing and gunning, the Montague-Turner
Opera Company have inaugurated a season of
Huglish opera at the Gaiety Theater, Sydney,
that is having a remarkably successful run,
since its opening night, the 22d ultimo. The
following extractt from colonial papers will be
of interest to the many friends of Mr. nnd Mrs.
The Gaiety Theater was crowded on Sat
urday evening, when the Montague-Turner
Opera C'ommnv opened their season of I5n
ghsh opira with Ilalfc't well-known work,
"The Itohemian Girl." It was in thit onera and
in thit theater that Mi Annis Montacue and
Mr. Charles Turner first won the favor of
'vvdney opera goers, and this fact gave an
additional interest to the performance on Sat
urday evening. Mr. Turner, when he appeared
at Tltaddcus of Warsaw, was given a hearty
reception. In hit first solo. Tis sad to Leave
our Vatherland, he wat a little husky In often'
ing, rim iook inc nnai nign notes clearly nnd
well. During the progicss of the opera he
Improved crentlv. ami showed that althoiiL'h
hit voice it a little thin, an I shows signs of
wear, 11 nas mucn improved in clearness anil
quality since his previous visit. He sang with
better judgment, reserving hit powers for the
more exacting passages 01 tne opera, and not
cxhaustinc them at an carlv stace of the ncr.
formance, at had before been frequently the
case. In the second act when Arline (MUs
Montague Turner ) left the gipsy tent ond ad
vanced to meet Thaddeus she wat welcomed
with a very storm of applause, which lapsed
into a silence unbroken by a sound other than
ncr own sweet voice as she sang ; Dreamt
That I Dwelt. The full, round chest notes,
each clear and perfectly attunetl. flowed with
out effort from her lips, and the final note
swelling into exqusite crescendo, broke the
silence of attention into applause that lasted
many fccomU. A beautiful boquet, bearing
Christmas wishes, wat thrown at the singers
feet, and the warmth of the reception and the
earnestness of the applause affected her not n
little. In response to the compliment she re
peated the final verse. The succeeding duet,
The Secret of Her Ilirth, went very nicely, as
uhi aiso incquarieiic, in wnicli .Vllst .Monta
gue's flexible voice rippled and trilled
ihroughthe deeper notes of her companion's.
At previous representations of the opera Miss
Montague used in the third act to interpolate
the chamber song, It Was a Dream, but on
Saturday night this wat omitted. Thaddeus'
song, When other Lips and other Hearts,
went very well, and Mr. Turner received an
encore ; but it was in 1 he Fair Land of Poland
that he scored his success of the evening. He
had been singing rather from the head than
chest before, but in thit number he brought
out some really good full chest notes. 'I he
applause, which throughout the evening wat
very liberally bestowed, was quite enthusiastic
at this point, and an encore wat demanded.
The trio which immediately followed also
went excellently well, and Arlinc's song, See
at your Feet, was equally a success.
This was followed Christmas night with a
sacred concert which the Herald treats in the
follow ing manner :
The Gaiety Theater was crowdeii to hear the
sacred concert given by the Montague-Turner
Opera Compauy. Mist Annis Montague was,
of course, the prima donna, and while her
popularity- won her a very cordial reception,
her exquisite singing gained her a hearty round
of applause at the close of each number she
contributed to the programme. She sang with
artistic finish the ana IKnow that My Redeem
er Livcth, and, assisted by a good chorus,
sana the Inflamniatus from Itnstini'i: "Ki.-ilm
Mater" with such fervor of expression and pure
sweetness 01 voice mat tne audience tried hard
to induce hci to repeat it Another wdo,
Mendelssohn's 1 Will Extol Thee, w'as beauti
fully given, and in theduet from "Eli," Where
fore is Thy Soul Cast Down, her voice blended
perfectly with that of Mr. Turner. T his i-en.
tleinan was in excellent voice, and so his solos
Cujus Animam and Sound an Alarm, were
given with fiery, vigorous expression and
splendid fulness of voice, which gained for
the firstvery heavy applause, and for the sec
ond an imperative encore.
This was succccdetl by " Lucia di Lammer
moor," of which the Herald says :
None of Sir Walter Scott's nov els has deener
pathetic interest for readers than "The tlride of
i-ammei moor, and probably no opera is more
popular with musical people than Donizetti's
"Lucia" is, and so it is not surprising that its
production at the Gaiety should have drawn a
crowded house, for during a previous season at
this theater Miss Annis Montamie ami Mr.
Charles Turner delighted everyone by their
performance of the principal soprano and tenor
pans respectively, ami tiicir company is, in
some respects, better than it was then. The
great burden of the work of the opera falls
upon me iwo principals we nave named, but
the baritone has also a creat deal to do. nnd
this part was filled by Signor Verdi, while
with Mr. Gordon in the basso part of Kaimon
do the quartette of principals was a very fine
one. 1 11c inorus nan apparently or en strength
ened, and so the lovely melodies and grand
harmonies Donizetti has lavished upon this
work were so well given that from start
to finish the listeners were delighted. Miss
Montague uses her pure sweet voice as only a
thorough artiste can, singing with the utmost
accuracy of intonation, modulating its tones
with exquisite expression, and executing the
most difticult runs, shakes, and cadences with
delightful ease. She sings apparently without
effort, yet her pianisisimo notes ate audible in
every part of the theater, and in the most mas
sive concerted numbers her voice arose trium-.
phantly through all the volume of sound which
rises around it. She was recalled at the close
of every act, and after the trying mad scene,
which had been listened to with rapt attention,
ended, the last note was lost in a storm of ap
p'ause, which showed the lady that her power
to thrill an audience is undiminished. Mr.
Charles Turner, too, sang the part of Edgar
splendidly, though he is so lavish of his robust
voice that, unless he nurses it more, by
reserving its strength where possible, he must
wear it out sooner than he would otherwise
do. No voice will stand a continued strain
upon it, and rich, true tenor orr-ans are so rair
that it would be a pity were the duration of
achieved last night a decided triumph, and
shared in the applause and recalls so liberally
Some hitherto unpublished drawings by
Thackery are announced soon to appear in the
Henry Clay it to have no less a biographer
than Carl Schurz, who has recently retired
from the associate editorship of the New York
The Life of Edward Lytlon Ilulwer, Lord
Lytton is said by one of (he critics to be very
like one of his own novels. It will undoubt
edly be read with interest.
llarta Freitchic's clock Is said to le still in
existence, " its hands fixed at 10 A. 11., the
hour at which its pendulum was shot away by
a Southern soldier's bullet."
Titus Andronicus has been added to the
Kolfe edition of Shakcspcaie, although Mr,
Kolfe thinks the great master had little or
nothing to do with its authorship.
Edgar r'awcett's "An Ambitious Woman, '
a novel that has had great vogue as a serial in
the New ork Tribune Is now out in book
form, Houghton, Mifflin &. Co., Boston, being
London World savagely criticise Mr, K. A.
Freeman, the historian, and says that he is
"bulling, dyspeptic, vituperative, crabbed.
harsh, sour, elfeininattly hysterical and cvn
ceitedly envious of Mr. Froude, (he gieaicst
living master of EnglisrTprose."
The han Francisco Argoruut has a new
make-up. It Wgi.lt the cdi(orlds 9a the 'first
page. They run over to the second and
may continue so far as the I'ixleyan vim of any
particular week may take them. Then follow
stories, verse and the departments.
Victor Hugo hot been vltited by a dcleca
tion of Mormons, who urged him to join their
body, and endeavored by appcalt to hit ioetic
sene to make a convert of him. "The need
poet't visitort introduced two Mormon glrlt to
him, and gave him to understand that he
might have them both at wivet if he should
conclude to become a follower of Ilrigham
voung." If they had only sent for the great
Hawaiian "snggester," now.
The Continent for the 2nd instant has some-
wood engraving of great delicacy notably, nn
illustration of a poem on Lake George, by
naughty Don 1'iatt, ex-editor of the wicked
Washington Capital ; and two Illustrations of
the four scenes from Gray's Elegy. The Con'
tlnent seems to have lost nothing by its if
moval to New York. In the number of the
t6th Instant is a paper on The Kum Tower In
City Politics which deserves to be read, as a
whole, In cvciy city in the world where
saloons arc. ,
Here it Kobert Browning's latest sonnet
from the Pall Mall Gazette t
(joMont- jrcoj, -vy, ninnicst of seillf
Glairing half Venice h thai vtiee e.f thine
What ihotish it Jim rtrlect the shade anil thine
Of common life, nor render a it rolls
CranJeur anil jloom ! Sufficient for thy shosls
Was Carnival ; I'.-uini'n depths enshrine
Stcrcts untuned to that opaline
biirface of things hich laughs along thy scrolls.
There throng the people ; how they come anil j;o,
Up the wfl language, Haunt the bright Karb-Je
On Tiazra, Lallc, under Portico
Anil over lliidje I Dear king of Comedy,
lie honored I Thou that Uiilit love Venice so,
Venice, anil we who love her, all love thee I
" Tltr llrxttl iriimT..."
" No story has for years attracted so much
attention in an American magazine as has
'The Bread-winners,' just concluded in the
Century," s.-.ys the Argonaut. Numberless
have been the conjectures as to the author.
Suspicion seems now to be settling upon John
Hay. A correspondent of the Cleveland
Leader, who knows him well, recently wrote:
" The author ol that story is John Hay. Any
one who could read ' Castilian Days,' and
then take up 'The Bread-winners,' would
immediately conclude that the same person
had written both books. Note in the new
story the frequent illusions to balls or evening
parties In Spain, Cordovan leather, and the
discussion of Spanish wines. There are more
points of similarity between the two books
than one would suppose. In ' Castilian Days'
v-oioncl Hay uses the expression, ' And the
trail of the Neapolitan terpint is over them
all.' In 'The Bread-winners' Arthur Farn
ham is made to say, while relatingan anecdote,
"tven here the trail of the fire is over the
land.' One of the characters in The Bread
winners' is described at having passed his
earlier days in Salem, Indiana. Colonel John
Hay was born there also. The service of
the latter in the war, his life in Washington,
and his experience in the West, and later his
long residence in Cleveland, where he took an
cftive interest in local politics, would nualifv
Mm to write intelligently of the events of the
late Rebellion, of the troubles of office-seekers
in Washington, and of society and politics in
Cleveland, and these features, of the.story are
conspicuous throughout. The cynicism dis
played is characteristic of Colonel Hay's"
writings and his conversation, too. 1 think it
will be shown in time that John Hay is the
author of the new novel. 1 understand, how-
ever, that every precaution is being taken to
prevent the authorship from being discovered,
For instance, the editor of the Century, who
alone of the stafl of the magcgizc knows the
name of the author, conducts all correspon
dence with him, and addresses him by a
fictitious name." The Argonaut then goes on
to print " The Blood Seedling," a story by
John Hay. The Argonaut of January 5th con
tains the story. It is worth reading because
of a certain likeness 10 the plot and characters
of " The Bread Winners "; and it is a much
better vvoik in a literary point of view than
the more recent, more voluminous and mote
It is not generally known outside the select
est London circles that when Lady Clare Vere
lie Vere learned that Mr. Tennyson had been
made a baron, she hastened to write and send
him the following vcrsest
Baron Alfred T.deT.,
Are we at last in sweet accordr
1 learn txcute the girlish glee
T hat vou've become a noble lord;
So now, that time to think you've had
Of what it is makes charming girU,
Perhaps you find they're nt so tad
Those daughters cf a hundred tails.
Baron Alfred T. de T.,
When last our face I chanced to see,
You had the paslon of your kind,
You said some horrid things 10 me;
And then ' we parted," you to tail
Kcr Othkoth, in the tlmplc steerage,
But now, excuse my girlish glee,
You're reap;aring in ib peerage!
Baron Alfred T.deT,,
Were you indeed mitundemood?
That other day t heard )OU tay,
" lis only noble to be good.
I really thought that you affirmed,
T is so the words came back to me,
' ,Kod hearts are more than coronets'
My lord, excu my girlish glee.
Baron Alfred T. de T
There ttand Iwin spectres in your hall.
Soon as they found vou were a lord,
Two wholesome beam were ekangej 10 gall;
Tr-c two, an humble couple they,
I think I sec them, on my life,
The while ih.y read of " Baron" T.,
1 he gardener Adam and his w!fet
Baron Alfred T. de T
You've treated ihem, it teems to me,
n tuit a shabby son of style.
You have csciue my gtrtith glee;
You 1 raited their garden tats, ycu did;
You nined with them don't deny,
And now you nx a vacant tiaie,
And never speak as they pass by.
1 run me, llaroa 1 , de J
from) on olue heavenso fa, so near t
1 rus tunpl granger and hit tpoutt tfL
Smile as you read oor lil'.e clear;
Howt'cr it be, it Mens to me.
Nor must sou call my language crutt,
ll teems, excuse my girluh g'te,
Contiweucy't a lovely jewel.
Baron Alfred T.deT.,
I know you're proud our name la own;
You're pride is ytt no male for mine,
My tkiod Is bfcer dun jour o
Yoall bid "me. hrs-assfour heart agia
I or pastime e'er lg town 1 go,
III not do thar, my noble bid,
But glie sou something that 1 owe.
Hiron Alfred T.deT., '
When Cii wcrt in ttwt angry fit,
You lurr.td to aie and thundered out,
" (Jo leach ite orphan girl 10 kU"
1 am an or) baa girl mytclf,
And 1U1 uy kctning you ratty tee,
Here it a ran len that I've Ink
facta oy gushing, girKth glet.
AVsv iVre Trii4
A1 THE Ott) STAND. NUMllCR S KAA
SHEET IRON WJRKER,
PLUMBING IN ALL ITS BltANCHES.
Artesian Well Pipeall sizes.
StovH niiel TZmiffCM,
Uncle Sam, MedMlion, Richmond, Tip-top, Palace.
Flora, May, Comesl, Grand 1'ilie, New Itlval,
Opera, Derb), Wren, Dolly, Gvpsy, Queen,
Pansy, Army Karges, Magna Charta,
Buck, Superior, Magnet. Osceola, Ala.
meda, Kclipse, Charter Oak,
Nimble, Inwood and
(JAl.VANlzr.D IKON and COrPCIl BOILERS
FOR RANGES, GRANIIE IRON WARE,
NICKEL PLATED AND PLAIN.
Galvanized iron water Pipe, all sizes, nnd
laid on at lowest rates, also cast iron
Lead Soil Pipe.
House FnrnUblng Goods, nil kinds.
All tires and grade, Lift and Force Pumps. Cittern
Pump., Galvanhed Iron, Sheet Copper and
Sheet Lead, Lead Pipe, Tin Plate
Water Closets, Marble ttaU
and bowls, enameled
CHANDELIERS LAMPS AND LANTERNS
Hatjutt received per Mariposa
SKOItEO CHICSIN DONFU CHICKEN
I California Syrup
French Almonds and Watnult.
LIKhto's 1XTRACT OK MEAT
- - Stuffed Mangoes
iivhlrn Oatr J'oirr.
, BAKER'S WHOLE CORN IN TINS
Delicious eating from Ihc cob,
' iiiHON, tc, nc, arc.
Alto in stock,
A Gacr Aaaorta ttmt of Orosrles
all of which are offered
LOWEST MARKET RATF.S,
and satttfaction guaranteed.
(liodt dtkverrd 10 any part of the city.
Bills collectable monthly.
Telephone No. 119.
T EMMELUTH Co.,
No. 5 NUUANU St., HONOLULU, II. I,
STOVES tt RANGES
Tin, Copper and Sheet Iron, Sheet Lead and I ead
Pipe, Galvanised Iron Pipe and rliiingt, Brass Goods
all sties, Am.ian Well and Irrigating Pipe. Tie us
ual Tin and Iron ware, Baths, Cloteis, Sinks. Waih
stands, Marble and Enameled Iron, in tiock and fur
Sale at reasonable rates.
Tolemfcew Kit. 811. 114 ir
c o m a
BEAVER BLOCK, QUKLN
liiifivitrrt, lilili'plug uJ Jh
Special aiteniloa given w 1 01 portal Ion U
- i -T$r f.) -. ' r v
' fclCiiih tU' "'n (or Goods UK
JJ HACKFELD ft Co.,
OHT.R FOR SALE
INVOICES Or NEW GOODS,
Fs Bark C R. Dhep and Steamship Ehrenfels
Consisting In part of as follows 1
A Large Assortment of Dry Qooiln,
Denims, Drown and White Cottons, Drills, Tick
ings, Turkey Red, Merinos black and
colored, 4 qualities, Repps, Alpacas,
, Cobourgs, Italian Cloth and
Black, Gros-graln, Fancv, Colored and Striped
' Barege, Crepe, Sic,
Mvn's I'ttnihltltw (luotln,
Shirts, Woolen, Mixed, Calico, Hickory, Denim
etc., Merino and Cotton Uudershlrts, White
Bosom Shirts, Socks At Stockings, Gloves
Handkerchiefs, Foulards, a large In
voice of CLOTHING contlttlng
of Fine Black Cloth Coats and
Pants, Buckskin Sacks,
Pants and Suits, Felt,
Boy's Shirts, and
Children' Jackets, I, s
R. Coats & Leggings, Mon
key and Sailor Jackets. Carpet
Slippers, Sill: and I. C. Umbrellas
andParasols, Fancy and Travelling'
Shawls, Cotton and Turkish Towels,
White and Fancy Quilts, Felt Rugs and Brus-
sels Carpetlne Silk anil Velvet Ribbons, Threads
White and Fancy Blankets,
Fancy Striped Woolm, two sixes,
Scarlet, Orange, White Woolen and 4 points,
Buttons lor blurts, e-oats, rants, Dresses,
1'ERrUM K K Y ,
Genuine Kau de Colocne. Lubtn's Ex
tracts, T oilet Soaps, Philocome, Hair
Oil, Comt. Ixioking Glasses, Pires, I.
R. Halls, Harmonicas Wank Books,
Gold Leaf, Jewelry, Gold Watches
Tape, Elastic, Scarfs, Albums
Extension, Ann, Dining room and Parlor Chairs,
Settees, Mirrors, etc.,
Amfiffre, r.VilV.-n, (llrlln, Mli'mii CnKier,
Hemp & I. R. Packing, Coal Baskets,
CRATES OF ASSORTED CROCKERY,
Containing Plates, Cupsf Teapots Bowls, Chambers
Rice Dishes and jlakcrs. Demijohns 3 and s
Gallons. Sample Bottles Vase andaGlassware, (ManiIa
ard Tarred Rope, Coal hos Gunnies, Twine,
Burlaps, Woolpaik and J willed Sacking, Linen ilose
SUGAR and HICL' BAGS
of all sites and qualities
Sardines in half and quarter boxes,
Salt In Jars, Castor Oil In tins. Matches
Cocoanut Oil, Wash Blue. H. White Lead,
Stearlne Candles, 4,;, and 6, H. & P. Biscuit.
Hubbuck's Linseed Paint Oil, White Zinc Paint,
German ami Havana Vlfam,
Plated ware Sjioons, Forks, Cruets, Tea
sets, Cups, Nai-kin Rings, Salvers etc,
Pocket and Putcher Knives. Scissors. Shee.. Shears,
Need'cs, Spoons, tiles Sturt, Galvanised lains
Uocp Iron, Keg Klvels, Hammers Yellow
Melal and Lomiiotilion Nails. Lklrif.ers
Babbitt Metal, Sugar Coolers, Iron
Fire Clay, Blacksmith Coal, Fire Bricks, Tiles
Empty Barrels, Oak Boats, Ac.
Orders from the other Islands carefully attendedto.
II. UaehJtUt A Co.
IMPORTER AND MANUFACTURER OF
BOOTS and SHOES,
-Vo. 114 Fort Strrrt, nkure llvttl Afreet,
WOULD INrOKSI TUB rVSLIC THAT UK
Kmm User Boat Stock sums
Dom tk. Boat Work
lo be found anywhere on there Itlaads,
A I.VKGF. AND VARIED STOCK
Consianilyarrivlog from San Francisco, including the
CHOICEST SELECTION OF
flriitltiHm'; iidice' iin! t7,lllrn'
BOOIS. SHOES and SLIPPERS.
TH MANurAcriar, or
GENTLEMEN'S 1100 IS and SHOES a specially,
Work la all Departments Guaranteed.
All orders attended to with promptntts and work
secutcd wilt, di.pai ch. Orders from the orthcr ItUnds
soJUncd- Call and esaruine. Ms
J. H. coaonoN en,
It, California Street, Sao FraacUco.
tml imutmUtluH Mrrrkuuf,
(LOUK, GRAIN, FEED, PRODUCE, PKOVI
in vu line wW be carefully pure d,
(T.cncviil uucvliocmcnlo. (
M, OAT, JR. A CO
$ ? P 5 t
Slutoner antt ..Vrir.t Jealeri'j '
HAWAIIAN OAZETTE BLOCK, it MURCliA
ilave iu. received, ee Mariposa, a fine assortment I
Ames wheh may te found
LETTER PAPER, '
BILL CAP, ,
Broad and narrow, by ihe ream blocked, or by quire.
MEMORANDUM BLOCKS, ., Ac, Ae
Full lion ml,
ItAnlceM1 .Arce. ItanVers. tml1.
fn feet e hav. Ink tain! for (til.
rosi omen urm.K mam;&
Carter Corotin.nl Coyintf nn.1 Writing,
tn quart, pintf itr.tl nAtf pints.
CAKIIaK'S VKIIINC. FLUID,
In i.MttRt p-U. hfllf pint. mt con.
VtOl.l.T INK. tpuutu, pints li'tir pints, nrhtcont
iNnrxim.K in!?, -.. tt.
ARNOLDS WK1IINH FLUID.
In quart, pints 'IA'f pints A'hI cone.
M'AKt-OKh'.S, tn quim nmJ piutft.
Kjfyjti.m Perfumed InV.
In qu.irts pints '1A pints J tone.
1'etfett Mucila.c tlottle.
MANN'S) LOI'V nOOKS:
10 v it, full Ifonml ami Italf i-oumJ,
1,101 14, full bountl nm hnlfIouml.
Mann' Ccpjlng Pap r.
I'F.NH Ami IfOLDLK'S In Rrf.it varieties
Automatic; Pencils. Copying Prnots
rftUrr'i Pencil, Dixon Pencils c.
DRAWING PAIT.K, plain and mounml,
M Anil Li Detail Paper.
HNVr.LOPKS : 1 50,0-0 fl.orie.1
Placing Card, round corner and plain.
.MEMORANDUM HOOKS, a lartje varivtty,
'lime 1 loots aorted,
(iu mined labels
Shipping Fans 1'otimt Ta.
INVITATION PAPF.R, ami Envelope., to match.
Hall Prugramino Cards cnciU.tnd tft'Mrls,
LKTrr.K PRr.SSI, large and small,
Rubber Hands ait tzcs C
HA ST. HALLS and IA'fS,
Guide and Score Hook.
MKrilUAY' CARDS POCKET KNIVK.S, nm!
many other article too numenmi to mention.
t3U SUIUtlFTIONS reteivtd fur any forclgi.
paper or Mapuine put iWhed nt any lime. Al? for all
the Lfcal Papers and Marines htiidei, llrook
hides Family Library, etc,, alway on hand, nnd pc
clal numbers sent .or to order.
WbPlXLLOIU.LRSrt(.elvedfor IJOOKS, tc
RED RUIUU.R STAMP AGENCY,
and Agents for thv Fncyclodia llrttanmca.
tfl- All HUnd order filled pru.j.ty. "V,
J. M. OVT, Jr.and CO.,
160-tf Gaiitte Block, a .MeriRnrtitreet
1LL1NGHAM & CO..
PLOWS. PLOWS! PLOWS!
To arrive by the "Henry JftmtVMroni New Yorfc
direct and by rail via San Francisco.
DILLINGHAM BREAKING PLOW,
This 1 tow 1 made -pec tally for Sugar PLanlJttlotu
and 1 covered by Patent In the Hawaiian Kingdom.
DILLINGHAM DOUBLE FURROW PLOW,
Also pecialY adapted to ugar plantation. Covered;
by patent in the United State.
DILLINGHAM RICE PLOWS,
Cutting from ) inches up,-ud. An entirely new
terie made from our own patterns to remedy defects
in Ufiht bled Plow for rice culture, tecum! ploughing,,
and cane cultivation.
'Ihcoe Plow are ull made by the original John
Deere Moline Plow Worlti, the pIoiiefy-Veilen
plow manufactory and tbo Uit uleel j w woiVt tn
the world. For the Plows tvf this manufacture we at.
A lare block of plows of dilerent manufactures and
p 1 urns at lowct rate.
HARROWS OF Dtf FKRENT PAHKRNS
Cultivators ami Hurts Hoes
Ox YcVes Uos 0 Ch-liu
'1 race Chains '1 opwdl Chain
Diffc rential Pulley LlixU
HARDWARE I-OR PLANT.VIION USE
Fodder Cutters, Corn nnd Hominy Mills
Garden and Canal Harrows
Mudebaaer Wagon and Carriage
LUURICA'IING OILS A M'F.UAL'IV
Albany Cylinder Od ami Compvund
KF.ROSKNK Oil-, In quantitles'to suit
Ktruftne Oil Stoves
American, ami LnsHtsh paints and Oils
J ur proline, l.dnl and WbWfwaih Hruhts
Yalcntlns'a and other VamUhcs,
Paper ami Paper Hags.
HarVnett Fire KitlnguUhtrs
SHELF HARDWARE, hCALt.S
1 1 out Furnishing Good
Lamps Chandeliers, and l-Uitctna
W New Couds constantly arriving,
We 4m lo keep everything required In our tinee.
lo sell at lowe-t posUUe prke.
NEWER COMPANY Llit.).
KTOCKIIOLPEKS In ibis CoMiany w. het
rtutlaed tKai tU ANNUAL MLhl IN(f JiU Su7.
...CI... ,1TI ll.l.t .. UL'liULs.llit.) VlUUIIaill
t wsws' us vejuciuvai T ' . CHIiW rrillNVriKI
ah, at toccJutk, A.U., at the oAk tVibe Csvmpey,
on Queen Street.
UNCINK COR SALE. ONE NEW soHOEMt
A KliSTb' MATEKIALS (WiaW NsW4
I in irfl m waieViwlWl fLtsysea, Caasaa, tc. M
M. kTltrilC bTATIONEKV. la mat
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