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On one of the Hilo plantations a
company of Portuguese, numbering
from 3c to 40 adults, have made a pro
position to the management to cultivate
all the lands of the plantation, for one
half the sugar manufactured from the
canes The plantation furnishes flumes,
for conveyance of canes from fields to
mill Hut the men wlio cultivate arc
to cut and place the canes in the flumes.
1 he plantation manufactures and takes
one half the sugar Numbers of Portu
guese are leaving the country by sailing
packets, on the expiration of their
terms of contract. These Portuguese
go for the most part, to California
where, it may be remarked in passing,
they do not find quite the "laborers'
paradise" they lftvc been led to cxrcct.
Now this nation, at great expense to the
government and at considerable inci
dental expense to plantations, has fost
ered the immigration of Portuguese for
jofulntion Wc have, by this action,
gained a desirable class of immigrants,
valuable as plantation laborers and the
equal of any class as rc-popu!ators. To
permit this class of immigrants to
become emigrants, is to throw away
nearly all the time and money spent to
bring them here Hut to keep them
from leaving we must provide them
with holdings that they can lease for
long terms, or purchase, or else give
them a chance to cultivate and harvest
cane on shares The latter project
seems to offer the most immediate solu
tion of the question. The scheme is,
-of course, a matter of experiment. The
result of the agreement which seems
likely to be made on the Hilo plantation
ought to be carefully considered by the
managements of all the plantations. At
Wnianae, and probably at other places,
similar arrangements arc making.
It must be admitted that there arc
obstacles in the way of the success, of
the plan to cultivate on shares. I-ack
of capital on the part of the Portuguese
is one obstacle. Several unsuccessful
attempts by Chinese to raise cane on
shares may be traced to lack of suffi
cient capital to prosecute the work to
its legitimate conclusion. In some in
stances Chinese obtained advances and
spent the money so obtained before the
crops matured, or even before they
were fairly under way; afterwards leav
ing the plantations in the lurch. If
contracts arc made with Portuguese,
care will be taken to protect the planta
tions against disaster resulting from the
failure of the Portuguese who under
take cultivation. The Portuguese Com
missioner, on the other hand, promises
to interest himself in seeing that those
Portuguese who undertake planting on
shares do so with their eyes open, that
they ount the cost, understand the
risks, and hac enough capital to make
their success reasonably certain. There
is certainly no doubt of one fact if the
Portuguese do hac this chance, and
arc not handicapped by too much debt,
they will make the family labor go a
long" way, will work early and late, and
will get everything out of the ground
that may be.
In his conduct last Wednesday night
Minister Gibson showed courage and
presence of mind that entitle him to
the thanks of all impartial citizens. The
way in which he silenced an impulsive
young man's cry for lynch-law-vcn-gencc
was effective and to his credit
Hut Minister Gibson must remember
that the.lynch-law-cry which he so
properly silenced was called forth by
his own failure to bring Caspar to trial.
The authority which disregards the due
process of law is responsible for the
popular appeal to swifter and surer
methods to attain what the popular
judgment believes to be the ends of
justice. Wc want no lynch law here.
We thank Minister Gibson for his ac
tion of last Wednesday. Hut we hope
that he will not forget that his previous
action provoked the appeal wc all de
plore. Xewspaper comment on the tragedy
of last Wednesday afternoon has been
altogether too hasty. The fullest evi
dence obtainable ought to be brought
out at the examination of Bridges.
When it is brought out as the sworn
testimonybeforcajury cditorswill have
a right to cercise thir judgment as
to the publication of details. Until the
evidence is so brought out, it is wrong
in principle anil opposed to the ends of
justice, to produce hearsay testimony
that may prejudice either the memory
of the dead or the chance for life of
the living. A coroner's inquest is to
determine only the cause of death. In
"the recent tragedy the coroner's jury
had no right to - -and did not- go into
the details that ledj up to the shooting",
it is not for newspaper writers to hint
at those details.
Mr. Thomas G. Thrum, proprietor
of the Saturday Press, goes on the Mari
posa to day, bound for San Trancisco.
lie will spend one or two months in
California, where he will travel for his
health -temporarily impaired by too
close attention to business. Whileabaent,
Mr, Thrum will correspond with the
Pros. I Ie w ill probably go as far south as
Los Angeles, wi! go north into Mendo
cino County and may visit secral other
portions of the mate.
'to 1 rntr.sh
A friend of these islands, now for a
long tunc resident in the United States,
writes to the Gazette
I was interested in a leader ofa
Honolulu journal of the 20th inst., on
the Independent Party It was didac
tic, ttfjsitive, self assertive as an in
fallible judge it separated from the chaff
the men of virtue and pure principle,
(among whom the writer of the leader
evidently classes himself) from those
worldy-wise fellows who treal the or
dinary man as a political factor by no
means angelic, and who believe that
men arc governed well through ex
pediencies rather than absolute truth,
whatever that may be. Those angelic
seats occupied by your critic are so
high, so pure, so good that only such
favorites of Heaven as he can occupy
them. Imagine the sensuous Hawaiian,
the money seeking Honolulu people,
the wretched fellows who migrate to Ha
waii to seek their fortunes, ruled by the
principles set down by that writer. He
thinks he would make Hawaii a politi
cal paradise, but he would make it a
Wc need not question the honesty
of the gentleman (or lady) who wrote
the above sentences which our vener
able and venerated contemporary
terms "scathing." Hut we sec nothing in
the logic of our somewhat nebulous
critic to make us believe wc arc wrong
in insisting that the political ideal of
the Independent party must be a high
one. Wc think that no standard lower
than an absolutely, right one is worth
fighting for. Of course it often happens
that reformers are obliged to take half
a loaf or else get no bread. Hut that
need not prevent united and earnest
effort to secure the whole reform loaf
in he next engagement. Men who
have high ideals about church work,
about temperance work, about educa
tional work, ought not to have less high
ideals about political work. Which is all
that our words in the editorial criticised
amounted to. We believe the best
men those whose general action
weighs most for the good of Hawaii
agree with us. If we had not so be
lieved wc should have said so none the
less because wc have an abiding faith
in the final triumph of truth. Hut we
should have said so in less " didactic,
positive and self-assertive" language.
Vet, self-assertive though that language
ma) have been, it was not the language
of conceit, nor of intolerance. And we
cannot escape the belief that our un
known critic's self-confessed ignorance
of "absolute truth " is at the root of
his ignorance of our manilcst meaning.
The following table is one of many
interesting tables in the article on the
Hritish navy from which wc quoted last
week. The conclusion which follows
is equally interesting.
ENGLISH. Number. Tom.
1'irst class, ironclads, eight
) cart old and under 4 .... 38,900
Ditto, over eight ) cars old.. 6 56,940
Second class, from five to six
teen) ears old . n ' 79,740
Third class, from eighteen to
twenty-four years old 14 112,410
Coast Defence, lo-in. armor
thirteen cars old 5 18,830
Ditto, second-class eighteen
to twent)-one)ears old. G 13.120
Ditto, in the colonies, four
teen to sixteen )cars old. 3 .... o,5So
Total. 51 .... 329,520
First-chss, eight yearj. old
and undei 3 .... 28,900
Second-class, from four to
sixteen ) ears old 11 . . 79,33s
Third-class, iron, seven to
twenty-one vear. old.... 12 .... 55,981
Coast Defence, six to
eighteen )cars old 6 .... 21,276
Ditto, second-class, eighteen
to twenty years old. ... 5 .... 7,190
Total 37 . 103,775
A careful comparison of these tables
showsthat the French, although inferior
to us in first-class ironclads, are equal
to us in second-class ships, which com
pose the chief fighting force of the navy,
and that our chief preponderance is in
ships twenty years old, whose thin
armour can hardly be called iron plates
in presence of the 24 in. armour of the
Inflexible. It is a mistake to say that
the French ironclads arc as old as ours.
In the third class our youngest vessel
was launched in tS68. The French
have three third class ironclads launch
ed in 1870, 1875, and 1877, and three
in tS68 against our one. Hut this idea
of the superior antiquity of the French
ships can best be exploded by tabulat
ing the ages of the ironclads of France
T MIHH W
The People's Cyclopedia u at hand
three bulky volumes crammed with
facts and bristling with statistics. It is.
worth recording that every newspaper
office in town is now supplied with these
valuable volumes. The arrangement
has the merit of putting five more or
less erudite editors on a common foot
ing. Hut it also possesses one conspicu
ous disadvantage it may tempt the bril
liant and beautiful bevy of our editorial
confreres to forsake the well worn paths
of local gossip and wiseacre wit. to
wander in the flowery fields of useful
information", and " useful information,"
filtered through the intellectual density
of our incomparable contemporaries,
would be more than the community
" Stop the leaks !" Every one agrees
that the leak must be stoppedin
growing cane, in milling juice, in ship
ping sugar. Hut how stop them? That
is for ou to determine, Messrs. Plant
ers and Agents
At the eleventh hour, Hawaii has
decided to send an exhibit to the New
Orleans Exposition. It Is to be hoped
that every body who can will help
make the exhibit worth sending.
Tin: tnniHT irsrr.u.
Several weeks ago th Press
several weeks ago th Press con
taincd an editorial article commenting
unfavorably upon the three-months
credit system of this town. Wc have
always thought that long retail credit is
unsound in principle, and injurious
alike to buyer a"nd seller. Our position
is strengthened by the following extracts
taken from a recent editorial review in
the Sacramento Record Union
One of the most important, certainly
one of the most interesting, volumes
that has come from the government
printing office in many years is that just
out, embracing the reports of 1 24 con
suls of the Unifcd States, in answer to
a circular from the department of state.
The book has nearly 600 close pages,
and comprises a library of concise in
formation drawn by our representatives
abroad from official resources concern
ing the extent, character and results of
the credit systems of hnglanu, Ireland,
Scotland, Wales, Germany, Belgium,
Holland, France, Switzerland. Italy,
Portugal, Spain, Austria-Hungary, Den
mark, Sweden. Russia, Canada, Mexico,
Central America, all the governments
and dependencies in South America,
the West Indies, all the governments
of Asia, and all the governments of the
Continent of Africa and of Polynesia.
It will be seen that such a multitude
of reports and tabulated statistics, all in
response to sixteen brief questions relat
ing to credit, sumptuary laws concern
ing credits, proportion of credit to the
volume of business, extent of losses in
cidental to business, effect of credit
upon laborers and artisans, the advan
tages to cash buyers, conspicuous evils
of the credit system, bankruptcy relief,
readily made and lost fortunes, etc,
must be of interest to all who study the
economic phases of trade and com
mercial venture, as well as to stud"!H
of civilization seeking to fathom the
coses of pauperism and the problems
of the labor question. .
It is, of course, impossible to give
any accurate idea of the burden of the
reports in an ordinary newspaper article.
The work should be possessed by every
leading merchant and large dealer and
manufacturer and read with deliberation.
Such perusal would result in disseminat
ing a vast deal of useful information,
and serve to corrct erroneous and con
firm sound ideas relative to the present
status of the s)stem and a great number
of cognate subjects. But we may say
that in the great majority of cases the
testimony is that credit certainly stimu
lates trade; that the people of the world
arc not averse to contracting debts; that
there are few sumptuary laws concern
ing credits; that cash buyers have a de
cided advantage in credit discounts and
in safe business; that retail credit is
alike injurious to creditor and dealer;
that a large amount of pauperism is in
part due to the retail credit system; that
a vast amount of human misery and
improvidence is fostered by the same
system; that a credit system among
large dealers and jobbers is a necessity
and not weighted with serious ills, and
that without it commerce could not be
carried on between foreign countries or
between producers, jobbers and retailers
in most countries.
-As to the classes of evils of credit,
the report shows that within proper
limits credit is recognized in Kngland,
as in all modern communities, as useful,
and the evils of it reside in its excess.
Invariably the lower classes suffer most
from the ills of credit. The large class
of men who come into small legacies,
or hoard up small sums and seem
possessed of an uncontrollable desire to
"go into business," are great sufferers.
They lack experience, they sell upon
credit, their customers are largely bad
in repayment; the management is apt to
be loose, and, as their small capital is
tied up largely in supplies crippled by
credit, they soon c&mc to grief. To all
such vhe granting of credit is a positive
The Planter' Monthly,
Uditor Saturday Press. 5i: As
your piper of the 15th instant goes abroad
simultaneously with the November number of
the Planters' Monthly, )ou would oblige
me by correcting the following misprints which
occur in the latter in the Report of the Com
mitte on Reciprocity, viz :
On page 557, in the 19th line from above it,
should read "traffic" instead of "tariff."
In the 46th line from above, on the same
page, it should read, "before a Committer of tit
Smaller of tht lloutt of Kiprtitntattvts" etc.
And on pace 558, in the Sth line, from.
above, that nothing may happen and nothing
may it dont," etc.
By inserting the above in )our paper of to
morrow, you will confer a favor on,
K. A. SCHAEH!R.
Honolulu, November 14, 1SS4.
The above corrections niight be sup
plemented by several others among
them one which makes the chairman of
the committee on varieties of cane
mention the " Diary of Dr. Ellis," pub
lished in 1782, 2: published in 1882.
Wc arc 'sure, however, that readers will
think firjit of the net value of the many
articles published in the present full
number ; and in noting the blemishes
will remember the amount of proof
reading required from the magazine's
over-worked and generally exact editor.
Mrs. Mary Clement Leavitt, who has
been doing such effective temperance
work recently on the Pacific Coast, is
expected to arrive in Honolulu on the
steamer next week. She is Vice-President
of the Woman's Christian Tem
perance Union, one of the grandest and
most successful temperance organiza
tions recently established in the United
States. Mrs. I-eavitt was invited some
months ago to come to Honolulu, but
themultiplicityofher other engagements
has prevented her, from accepting the
imitation until now. A committee of
arrangements has been apointed, and
it is expected that Mrs. Leavitt will be
gin at once a series of meetings in the
Y. M, C A, Hall, or some other con
venient place. The whole community
ought to be aroused to vigorous efforts
to abate the evils of intemperance and
rescue its victims. All classes of our
citizens, )oungand old, church mem
oers, worung men, drinking men,
should unite in such a cause as this.
Sugar is a shade better.
iron a v.
romWferf hy rt llatefttl Jlttngytttlt
Anon Woman Is made of tongue, as fox
La Rochefoucauld 1 Coquettes are the quacks
Anon 1 Woman conceals only whit she does
French proserin What a woman doesn't
know she'll hide.
Ninon de Lenclos : Women ate Ihe greatest
enemies of women.
Victor Hugo 1 Men are women's playthings
women are the devil's.
Motiere t A husband Is a plaster that cures
airthe ills of girlhood.
Casimlr Dumas 1 If God made ssoman, the
serpent completed her.
Car on One must tell a woman only what
one wants to be known.
The only kind of weeds that ire easily ex
terminated a widow's.
Thomas Hailey Atdrlch : A woman's whim
they are full of whims I
Diogenes 1 The most discouraging thing
about woman is woman herself,
Confucius 1 The sword of a woman Is her
tongue, and she never lets it rust.
Gaboriau : The fidelity of a woman is ab
wavs in proportion to her ugliness.
Droi: Old women are sillier than vounr
rones, because they have been so longer.
Alphonse Karr t Friendship between two
women li always a plot against another one.
Queen Christine : 1 lore men, not because
they ate tntn, but because they arenot women.
Demosthenes : What it has taken a man a
year to build up a woman pulls down in a day.
George Sand t There are no better prudes
than the women who hae some little secret to
Ilougeart : tf 1 speak badly of women in
general, all of them attack me ; if I make an'
application, all the olhers applaud me.
Bulncr : Saint Anthony has shown that
women, however angelic, arc not precisely that
order of angels thil saints may safely commune
Adolph Picard : To confide one's honor and
fortune to the keeping of some women is to
place a marble statue on a pedestal of glass,
and hope it will not be broken.
Dumas Sr. : God in His divine foresight
gave no beard to women, for He knew they
would not be able to keep their mouths shut
while they were getting shaved.
It is the confession of a widower, who has
been thiicc married, "that the first wife cures
a man's romance, the second teaches him hu
mility, and the third makes him a philosopher."
Victor Hugo: God took His softest clay
and I lis purest colors and made a fragile jewel,
m)sterious and caressing the finger of woman;
then lie fell asleep. The devil awoke, and at
the end of that rosy finger put a nail.
"Don't jou love her still?" asked the judge
of a man who wanted a divorce. "Certainly
I do" said he. " I lovejier belter still than
any other way, but the trouble is she never
will br still." The judge who is a married
man himself, took the case under advisement
Young NUkclpinch has evolved a long
winded purzlc, and has rigged up an answer to
it : Why is a woman's snitch in flames like a
certain ancient musical instrument? Hecause
a woman's switch in fla-nes is a falsifier, and a
falsifier is a liar, and Ijrc is an ancient musical
Judge Sharp, the editor of the Caithage,
Illinois, Gazette, was married recently. In the
midst of hi' connubial bliss, however, the judge
did not forget the duties he owed to the people
of this great country, and the next issue of the
Gaattte had a long and able editorial .on mi
When Captain Jones came home from his
last vojagc, says an exchange he learned that
he had been made a widower. He received
the neighborhood condolence in a becoming
manner till one of the women folk ventured to
breathe into the bereaved man's cars the last
word of his late helpmate. Then the old Adam
asserted itself. "Oh, bother." he cried,
"don't talk to me of the last word. Shealwa)s
had that ever since I married her, and it would
be only like her to have it d)ing."
At Monte-Carlo a traveler meets, in single
combat w ith the tiger, a recently-made idower.
He can hardly repress an exclamation of sur
prise. "I know," sa)S the other, with a sigh,
" it looks a little heartless, but I only do it to
forget my great sorrow. She, sir, was a woman
that well, well, )ou knew her, and her loss I
deeply feel. Never shall I find such another
wife, sir ; losing her has cast a gloom over all
my life. In fact, if )ou will but observe it, so
anxious am I to show respect to that excellent
woman's memory that I play nothing but roiix
it Hurand bet on nothing but the black."
Honolulu November 10, 1884.
Ilutr Small Ihe IforM It.
A few days ago a gentleman in this city re
ceived a letter from a young Japanese mer
chant in Tokio, which shows how small the
world is after all. An accidental party that
crossed the continent In the same palace car
two years ago, on the way from San Francisco
to New York, Included three noted railroad
men, two newspaper editors, a jovial sea-captain,
an Interesting Southern officer who had
been in the service of the Khedive of Egypt, a
slender, youthful, polite Oriental. He had
received a college "education, and spoke .very
fair English 1 drew the most am using and effect
ive outline sketches of landscapes or faces, and
pleased ever)one of the party. He had made
ten thousand dollars, had left his business In
safe hands, and was on his way to Europe, to
spend eighteen months in travel and study.
He wrote all of the party's addresses down jn
his rice-paper note book. Now he has written
cnclosintra little Japanese picture as a memento.
and says he Is going (homeagMn alter seeing
ever) thing from Dublin to St.'Petersburg, and
that next )car he hopes to 'spend the summer
In America. He has wtiltenlo all the paint
one at St. Paul, one in Honolulu, one in Que.
bee, and so on, scattered oyer the world.
Apropos, loo, of modern cosmopolitanism,
die following incident, like that of the )oung
Japanese merchant, is " strictly true." A
young Caliiornian went to the Hawaiian Is
lands to teach school, and sitting under a palm
tree one afternoon, wrote poem, sent it to a
magazine, and had it published. A few months
later an American lady was on the Island of
Capri, and some German fiicnds whom she
had met In Dresden heazd of her arrival and
went to visit her. One of them had carried
an American magazine with him for some time,
and gave it to this Udy, who at once said the
knew the writer of the little palm-tree poem.
Then another German who va present, said t
11 Let it be Capri to Hawaii," and he went
and tat on the beach and wrote a poem which
tu then and there translated, and copies In
English and in German tent to the )ouogCall
feraian whose simple lines bad suggested th
aSsir, AVav Ytrk Hiur,
The Atnerlean Maoattne. I
Foremost among the magarines comes the
century, i ne .ovemuer cumon is me larg
est as well as oneofthe best editions of that mag
atine yet issued. The series of Ilattles of the
Civil War opens with General Hcauregard's
interesting account of the battle of Hull Run,
and Warren Lee Goss' first paper on the Rec
ollections of a Private. The latter Is emi
nent realistic, and gives one quite an inside
view of the minor experiences of camp and
army life. I lowells begins new story, and
Annie Tields contributes a paper entitled An
Acquaintance with Charles Readc,whlchhaslit
tie to recommend It save the fact that It affords a
rather curious view into the decidedly unique
literary methods of the writer who forms the
subject of Ihe sketch. Pictorially the gem of
the number are Vedder's Illustrations of the
Song of Omtr Khayvam. The Century has
never produced anything finer. Topics of the
Time among other mttters suggestively treated
contains an Interesting dissertation on the
Morals of the Hm.
The Popular Science Monthly for Novem
ber is one of the best numbers of that Maga
zine which the writer has seen. It is crowded
with articles, any one of which might seem to
be the special feature of the number. Dr.
Hammond discusses The Relations of the Mind
to the Nervous System. There is an exceed
ingly entertaining article on Pending Problems
in Astronomy, the close of which Is an elo
quent and inspiring appeal against the vulgir
Utilitarian with his eternal cry of "cui bono."
It is a consolation to reflect that much of the
most advanced scientific Investigation Is Just as
remote from any mere material end, as the
speculations of philosophers. Uach his a
much higher ratio csscndl than the production
tf a value measurable In dollars and cents.
The oft-mooted question as to the compvrative
educational value of the classics and the
sciences Is discussed in the present number of
Popular Science, both editorially and In
an article entitled Gcrmin Testimony on the
Classics Question. The distinction made by
the editor In favor of science as being "the
study of things " as opposed to the " study of
words, seems, to the writer of this, false and
untenable, The study of the classical lan
guages is not merely, or even primarily, the
ludy of words. It Is the study of literature,
artistic expression, ideas, civilization, and so
mediately of mind itself, as opposed, In
science, to tht observation of insensible nature.
We are still old-fashioned enough to believe
that "The proper study of mankind Is man."
But perhaps the most interesting feature
of the number is an article entitled
The Origin of the Synthetic Philoso
phy, consisting of extracts from tetters
written by Herbert Spencer to vindicate his
own philosophy from the charge of being an
unfortunate and unsuccessful attempt to " re-
edit" Comte This charge, madewithgreat publi
city, by Frederic Harrison, the foremost Eng
lish worshipper of Comtc, has drawn an able
defense from the veteran English philosopher.
The charge is very ill founded and furnishes
Jhl) another illustration of the superstitious
veneration with which the followers of the cel
ebrated Frenchman are wont to bow before
that philosopher. The relation of Spencer's
system to posvism is very easily defined. The
bearing of the two systems on the questions
rslating to the origin and validity of mental
processes are the same. Their relations to re
ligious truth and morals arc more or less iden
tical. But this is true of most ol the modern
systems, not because they have been reduced
to the pitiful expedient of borrowing from
Comtc, but rather because they have all been
anticipated by Hume. Candor must concede
that everything in Spencer's system which is at
once most characteristic and most excellent, is
his own, while, on the other hand, everything
which peculiarly marks and differences the
system of Comte, Herbert Spencer most un
qualifiedly rejects. '
The Overland Monthly, alwa)s rather light,
is not less so than usual in the November num
ber. However, some of the stories are very
good. Thesketchof "A Day Out Doors," con
tainsSevcral good things as well as consider
able promise. The account of the late Am
erican War is a piece of interesting as well as
Literary gossip has it that Thomas Hughes
is meditating a biography of Peter Cooper.
Osgood &. Co. promise the handsomest holi
day book of the season, a magnificently ill
ustrated edition of HMarmion."
Lord Tennyson is to tax the patience ofa
long suffering public once more by another of
his immortal dramas, soon to be forthcoming.
Mr. Froude has completed his Bio
graphy of Carl) le, under the title of Carlyle's
Life in London. The American edition Mil!
br published by the Scribner's.
Admiral Porter has actually written a long
romance, a la lCugcne Sue and Alex. Dumas, so
the announcement has it. D. Applcton &
Co. will issue it immediately, in nine parts.
Uncle Tom's Cabin, or later the Fool's
Errand, seem tohavemade special pleading by
the novel "the fashion. "A novel, "TheMoney
Makers" intended as a reply to the " llread
Winners," is shortly to be issued by D. Apple-
ton & Co.
The Life and Letters of Dayard Taylor
edited by Matie Hansen Taylor, Horace
Scudder, and published by Houghton Mifflin
& Co., is one of the most notable books of the
season. It is very favorably reviewed and pro
mises to become one of our standard biographies.
A Very interesting indication ol the state o'
public taste is to be found in the fact that
more than 1 50,000 copies of Ihe paper edition
of " Barriers' Burned Away," have been sold at
the new s-stands and by the train boys without af
fecting in the slightest appreciable degree, the
.tsulirvt demand for the ordinary editions.
Ladv, Mation Alford Is about to publish a
book on "Needlework as an Art." The
v.olume will be dedicated to "The Queen." Tb.e
book will treat its subjects on a broad basis,
and will deal generally with artistic finger-
work that is, work done by needles, bobbins
and pins. A hundred woodcut Illustrations of
the choicest pieces of the embroiderer s intert
wining and Interweaving arts will accomjiany
When Mr. Froude grieved the souls of the'
Catlyle worshippers by giving to the world the
tad revelations and hard psychological pro
blems of Mrs. Carlyle's letters, and of crusty
Thomas's most severe criticisms, a certain
American poet of world-wide fame went
quietly home and burned whole bundles ol
amiable correspondence lest it might be
painted In some unedited and uneiplained
form by his " literary esecutor."
Thosewho are at all interested in philoso
phical subjects, ill be delighted to learn that
Bohn's library has just been enriched by a
translation of Spinoza's Complete Works, sotbat
the whole body of his writings arc at last easily
accessible to the ordinary English student. Of
course this doe not nuke the ork one w hit more
attainable to a IIouoIlIu reader than If the vol
umes still reposed in their native Latin on the
library shelvrs of Amsterdam. But the Hono
lulu Library Is buying books and neibaps the
board of directors, will feci moved to turn a
favorable eye upon Bonn's Philosophical
" SANTA GLAUS'
No. ice, FORT STREET, HONOLULU,
opens IIIIS DAY at 9 o'clock si
FO 71 T II K flR.I.IO.V Of 1,
it, usual etreltent assortment of
II o U (I it y G o il m
among which art
a variety of
BOOKS OK ART. TKAVLL, MISCXLLANV,
REFERENCE AND PRESENTATION,
.trf. (onife, yttvrtttee, Chtlttmaa fartlf,
Vltmh anil leather tlumla,
.sfbuma, Toftantt t'a'ttey Utimla In fletterat,
that mutt be teen to be appreciAteJ
'Hiet e xQuititelr Illustrated poetic gems embellished
In silk fringed covert, comprlte the latctt and belt
XMAS AND NEW YEAR'S CARDS,
Of PRANG'S, TUCK'S, MARCUS 'WARDS',
STEVENS', IIILDERSIIEIMER'S, and other,'
make,, Inclining the LATEST PRIZE DFSIONS,
at alto an asforlntent of
AR1ISI1C STATIONERY Papeteriei In Leather,
ctte, Plush, Silk and Taper lionet. Illuminated
Note Paper and Correspondence Cants, Finest
Visiting Cardt ami case Inkstand) for Desk or
PLUSH, CUT GLASS, IIRAS"), PLATED
(or Library anJ OiTice.
Cut Cftas nd Metal Taper Weights, lodJ'i GoU
Pent. Holder! and TenciU. Tor la diet, grnlY and
uflice me, Charm Pencil, Ten And Holders In
caiei, Calcndir Padi, with and without it and
JtttttrroJt'M l'acilc Count Dtttrirt for tHHS.
the uual auortment (or socket and office ue.
Pluih, Leather, Celluloid and Carved Good, together
witt) Drome and Bisque Statuary. Dolls, Rocking
Horse, Mechanical and Kubter To, TinTo),
Alphabet and limiting Blocks, Wagons, Games,
Foot lialls, etc. etc, etc.
TIIOS. G. IHKUM.
HALL & SON,
Have just received by the-
"MA KTJIA DA V I S$
Norway Iron assorted size,
Downer's Kerosene Oil the best.
Lard, 6 tinder black and other,
Lubricating Otis for steaubuat and planta
Kegs Nail, Horse Shoes and Nads,
CooJt Stoves, Farmers Bolters,
Axes and Hatchets all sixes,
Eddy's Refrigerators asst'd sires,
Bolted Canal Barrows,
Garden Wheel BaAows,
Ice Cream Freezers, Rattan Yard Broom,
Coffee Mills, Clothes Wringers, Rat Traps,
BOSTON CARD MsATCHES,
Soat Nails all sUes,
Cotton Waste in bales.
Wool Cards two sites
Steam Hose i and 1 inch.
Garden Hoe all sites,
tnc Wash Boaids,
Philadelphia and Pcnn. Lawn Mowers,
Brown's French Dressing,
Whitman's Dressing Blacking.
More goods to arrive by the
UALZA," MOM NEW YOHK,
On hand a very full stock of goods suitable for
We would call tha attention of Engineers on plant a.
(tons and steamboats to the fact that wc are agents
here for the
D0YVN1E EUCALYPTUS BOILEK
Which It tht only thing ever discovered that will suc
cessfully remove athe icaft from steam boilers, prevent
Us formation, and at the same time preserve the hen
entirely from rust. Send for circulars.
Alt the above mentioned goods will be sold at lowett
market prices. E. O. HALL SON,
P, iiim Corner Kin it Ton Sts , Honolulu.
ENNER & Co.,
Have ropend at the old stand No. t Fort street,
with a new and carefully selected stock of
Gold Chains and Guards,
Sleeve Buttons, Studs, Ac,
Ladies would do well to Call And examine our stock of
Diacclcts, Brooches, Locksts, Fairings, etc.
which ere specially selected to suit the
KUKUl AND SHELL JEWELRY
Mad to order.
The repairing brtAch of oar business we regard at an
important one, aa4 all Jobs entrusted to us iT
be eaecuted In a manner second to none.
ny raving '
Of every deuriik dou to order, Particular aiun
lien la paid to orders and jvb work from (U
etlW I stands,
A tMella of th. stockkoldera cltla IfaUw Suva
Co.. will Ubeld at th. oAc tf C Bi.sr.r Co., oq
tsatimlay, Xov.oiUr o, at i. a. as,, for Ik. ptirpu. tt
in. SHMfVMB sa
Mtiuif swMMvs sat suae, of atr
atatma. JOStKH o.
acmary HaUan tstasv C
KJOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS.
Subscribers to foreign periodicals through
r. , TiiHVM's sr.wx auv.scy,
Are reinectfullv renuettrd to send In notice ofanr
contemplated changes for 1H5 In time for attention by
Mall of December lftth
Whether lit eitenslont or reductions. Parties not
not if) ins In tinrs lo affect reductions wtll b charge
able itn over numtrert. Furopean and English perl
odicats renulrt U weeltnotlce to effect a change.
flKMf T 0 1IIKUMI News Agent.
TLECTION OF OFFICERS.
At the annul meeting of the Onornea Sugar Com
pany, hrld at the office of C Brewer X Co. this day
the following officer were duly elected to serve for the
1 resilient;,, .
i. . j . .
Joseph 0. Carter
Col. W. F. Allen
P. a Jones, Jr.
Geo. J. Rots
.Joeph O Carter
V. CI lONIS. Th .
Secretary Onornea Sugar Co.
Honolulu, Nov. it, 1884 tto 1 m
TOTICB OF ELECTION OF OFPICflnS.
At a duly called meeting of the stockholders cf C
Brewer A Co , held November toth, for the election of
officers to fill vacancies caued by the death cf Mr.
Henry May, Col W, F Allen was elected Auditor
and Mr. Samuel C Allen wm elected as a Director
lOSF.PH O CAUri.R,
becretarv C Brewer A Co.
Honolulu, Nov. it, 1884 tao im
All persons found tretr-mint on lands belonging to
or in me occupation 01 1 ne hanua Kancn, viu m
prosecuted. Any person wishing to remove their
cattle, can get an order on Monday in each week from
the undersigned or Ms Luna. No person will be
ine undersigned or Ms i.una. no
allowed on the Kahua lands with doe.
Kahua, Kohala, Noy. 7,1884.
At the anmi.it meeting c( the Princeville Plantation
('.o. held at Honolulu, Nov. to, 1684, the following
officer! were elected for the emulng year t
Col. W. F. Allen President
P. C. Jones . .Secretary Jt'lreistirer
Directors-W, F. Allen, F. A. Schaefcr and P C,
' P. C. JONES, In,
Sec'y Princeville PlanVn Co.
Friday, November 3lh, 1884, being the anniversary
of the recognition of Hawaiian Independence by
the government! of Great Britain and (ranee, will be
observed a a public holiday, and all public offices
throughout the kingdom will be closed.
CIIAS. 1. GULICK,
a 20 tt Minister of Interior.
The Hawaiian Almanac and Annual for 1885 Is now
In course of publication. Parties, Societies, or Depart
ment having corrections to report will please do so at
their earliest convenience. Advertisers will plcaie aj.'j
vise concerning changes and spice desired,
'IHOS. G THRUM, Punui.irK,
A RARE BOOK I
THK T.lQVOlt VltOUJ.KM Of AM, AOICS
Jty Doctor iarchrter of JtaftchuettM
Pajtor Cruian siys J I have sufficiently examined
Doctor Dorchester's hook, The Liquor Problem of All
Ages to convince myself that it Is of great value. It is
paced full of statistics not canly found elsewhere. It
is valuable as an educator and will be of Interest t
atl to know the facts In regards to the liquor traffic.
FOR SALE BY J. S. CUTLER,
TMPORTANT TO PLANTERS.
Theo H. DaviesJe Co. have just received two qatlt
ties ofa chemical fertilirer specially prepared for appli
cation to cane fields by the celebrated "Lawes Chem
leal Manure Co." The qualities are of greater and less
solubility, and thus adapted respectively to dry and
wet districts. P. & G. 917 tf.
The annnal meeting of the Stockholders of Wilder'
Steamship Co (limited) wilt be held at the Office of the
Company on Monday, Nocmbcr 17, 1834, at 9 o'clock
A, M. O. a. KU3t,
Sect') Wilder' Steamship Co,
Honolulu. Nov. 12, 1884,
We the undersigned have formed a copartnership for
the purpose of carrying on a dry goods store at !a
halna, Maui, under the firm name of IIANOLA MEK
CANTILE COMPANY, lo be opened on November
J. 1884 ;
G. Katuaklnl . .President, Honolulu, Oahu.
S. Ananu..... .Secretary? ' '
J. It. Kaalmoku ....Treasurer, Wailuku, Maui.
Members Mrs. KaraiM, Wailuku, Maul ; Mrs.Na
maiehia, Honolulu, Oahu ; Mrs. Kelupaina, Honolulu,
Oahi ; Mrs Hookano, Honolulu ; H. Maemae, Ewa,
Oahu. ato tt
At the Annual Meeting of the Stockliolders of the
WAILUKU SUGAR COM PAN V, held October 13.
1884, the following officers v. ere re-elected to hold of
fice for one ) ear I
W. II. Hailey . President.
P. C. Jones. .. 'Treasurer.
Wm. W. Hall . .Secretary,
M. P. Robinson . . . ..Auditor.
Wm, W. Hall,
aio jt Secretary.
'pHOS. O. THRUM,
lurOPTINO AND MANUfACTUaiNO
Aftifiorier, ' Affnt, M'rtnter, ilooK
And tiubhiher of the Saturday Press, and llavati-
anAtmatutc ami A mmm. Merchant street. Deal
er In Fine Stationery, Books, Music, Toys and Fancy
God3, Fort street, near Hotel, Honolulu
THE HAWAIIAN AL
A HAND-BOOK Or UjgORMA
TO THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS,
NOW JN PUJiUCATlON AND
The well-known character of the Annual
fact that its reputation both at home and abroad
proves its value also as an advertising medium.
Standard of laic issues, and will contain several
for its ges, besides the usual handy tables of
and Customs' Tariff and Krgulationt.
Departments and Societies not having ie
their in'ention in the Annual will please do so
Advertisers will please report corrections
J'rict ftr taeh numttrjo tti., or 60
PtnoM dtiiring (opitt mailtd abroad
titttion at iooh at itsuid.
FOR SAN FRANCISCO
l HHKtt Kit .f CfMnl.yr, Avmt$.
MerchandlM tsCsfYsM Stitrm Frost an. I titfa1 rath
advances made on shtpfiients by this line.
JACIFIC NAVIGATION CO.
CttitMth.fi fimf Cvmmltton Jpfrtf.
Ctr-ntr QVRKX & KUUAXU Sttnti, HwMn
Regular vessels for the ports of
Mahko and Han on Maul,
Laupahoehot, llonomu, Paukaa ami Illloon
Koloa, Hanapepa and Waimea on Kauai, anJ
Watalua on Oahu,
And any other ports when Inducements offer.
Person haying freights for any part of the Islands to
le forwarded from San Francisco by way of Honolulu,
or direct shipments from Honolulu will do well la en
quire first of the Pacific Navigation Co. hefor making
Goods Intended for shipment by any of our vsv)$
recelsed and stored free of charge y out fire-proof
building at any time Apply tu the captains on boanj,
or to A. F. COOKE,
t,tf Manager Pacific Navigation Co
IME TABLE OF STEAMERS.
INTER-ISLAND STEAM NAVIOA-
I'ATKS .... ...I. ...... Commnnttt
Leaves Honolulu for M.itiea, Kon and Ku on
v'eJntMla)r, Ottotitr t jnJ .1 4 r:n
Monday, NovemUr ltd . .. ,,.,.,.1 4 r.M
Arriving at Honolulu on "
Wednesday, October 151I1 ... .- ar $ ,h
Sunday, November qiIi. ... at $ f.M
Steamer' J wain nl,
Cameron, commands r, leaves Honolulu every Tues
dayatsp.m. tor Nawili.ili, Koloa, IJeele, and Wai
mea, Kauai. Kelurnlne leaves N.wiliwili every
Saturday evemns;, arriving bails every Sunday mornlnst
St camel' tTanten Makec,
Freeman, commander, leaves Honolulu ev.ry Frl
davs. at g a.m. for Watanae, Walalua, Kapaa and
Kllauea. Returning leaves Kapaa every 7ledayt at
4 KM., and touching at Watalua and Watanae, artlv.
inft back esery Wednesday afternoon.
Steamer V. It. lthhofi,
Davis, commander, leaves Hutiolulu every Tuesday
at If M. for llamoa. Kukuihaele, Houokaa and Paau
hau Returning will stop at llamoa, arriving Lack
every Sunday morning.
XyOU'lOE nf th. Company, foot of KilauM
Street, near the 1' M. S. S. Wharf. 116-
ILDER'S STEAMSHIP CO'S
ROUTE AND TIME TABLE
TIIK 1CISA V
Kino... .. .Command
Leaves every Tuesday at 4 r. M., for Ialialna, Maa.
laea, Makcna, jIahukona, Kawiihae, Laupahoh
and HUo Leaves Hilo Thursdays, touching at
ame ports, on return, arriving back Saturday at.t r
Leaves Moudasat 4 r. m for KaunakakaI, SCahu
lul, Keanae, Huelo, Hana, KEpahulu and Nuu. K.
turning will stop at the above ports arriving back Satur
For malls and passengers only.
Lea.es Mondays at 5 r. t. for Paauhau, Kohalaieie
Ookala, Kukatau, Hemohina. Laupahoehoelfaksdau
and Onornea. Returning will arrive back each Satur
Will teaye each Wednesday for same port as the Ihua.
McGHanoK . Com man Dim
Leaves each Wednesday for Kaunakakal, Katnaloo
Pukoo. Moanul, Halawa. Wailau, Pelekunu and K
laupapa, returning each Monday evening1.
pACIFIC MAIL STEAMSHIP COMPANY.
FOR SAN FRANCISCO
The Splendid Steamship
wili leave Honolulu for San Francisco
On or about '.--.NoTesMlMSf 89
COR SYDNEY VI. AUCKLAND.
'Hi. Splcodid Steamship
G1IKST , Command er
Onorsstxrat-...... , NoTctsubw 30
i;a II. 1IACKFBLD & Co.," An.nl..
MANAC AND ANNUAL
TION ON MATTEaU KELATM0
ORIOINAL AND SIXSCTED, OF
PlaANTEIU, TOUBUm. AND
ERS. - Ci.iiv J
XX AH Of IHUVK, '
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calls for yearly Increasing editions continually
The coming issue will be fully up to th
valuable papers anil utiles especially prepared
Statistics, Calandar, Register and Directory
(sorted the additions or changes to be mad in
or send In new matter at earliest convenient.,
ctt. by Jonign mail, including ftttagt.
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