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DECEMBER 17, ,tt,
If you aV me why ChrUtmat in the
tropica it not what It is colder climes, I will
antwer yon" It lc in the climate." "Give
me snow and I will p,ie you Joyj give me beds
of rotes andl will give you hate" and " all n-
charitablenesi'' thit Rray-liiiretl quit nunt
might hive added. Are you American ? Are i
you English? Nay I mneithr, I ameosmo-1
politan, fitl J III Htrienilrandstm, The world
Is vcune and f am old t In other words, I am '
In the world but not of it. I sit at a king and
rule my kingdom with a pen. You are rinht,
dear Honolulan, it it only a. small kingdom
but it It real nevertheless, at real at your likes
and ditliktt, at your loves and hates. You too
are in the world but you are of it, and you en
joy your plum pudding and Iced .lemonade
with a rtcklenett which I, being older and more
tipeilcnced, ute at the butt of my petitnistic
philosophy. You go to bed with syraptomt
of gout, not knowing tint plu'n pudding and
Iced drlnkt cannot escapecnllapse in the tropics;
while I who have dined a la Cavanagh, and
have tipped mv tpiced colTee over the remnant
of a Maul turkey, go to bed happy in my
self and Indifferent to all the world. I have
been jsoung In my time and have seen the wild
sport of yule tide in the North, and the mad
revelry of Mardi Grai In the South) but t have
never teen any thing to tame at a Christmas
In the tropics : I answer again '"Tisin the
Chrittmit in Honolulu can never be made
what It it In those countrlet where Itt celebra
tion It woven round with old customs and a
thousand memories. Here we attempt to keep
up the outward form in its celebration, but the
life and jfitit of the old Chrittmit teem
merged and Instinourtroplcaltultrydreaintife.
Here we find ourselves transported Into a new
world where )ulct!de revelry is ttrangely out
ol place j where the clear Jirglc of sleigh-bells
hat melted into the soft cooing of the idle, timid
dovet ; where the huge log fires with their
me try crowds of bright facet and hippy hcartt
hate been transformed into picturctqueChlnete
fans, with which we soothe our indolent loung
Ingsoter dreamy clgarSHtid drowiynctpapcrs.
Christmas to us here is on!) the 25th of De
cember and our thoughtt ol the good old lime
alwajt carry us back tu a life that it past,
where wedrcim ngiln of re-Uniont and frott,
of marry Jtstt and loyer't klsiet, of a father's
open.handed liberality and a mother's silent
joy, of all that nnkes remembnnce dear and
the future hopeful. The castaway finds no
greater solitude than the stranger finds in
A friend of mine tald to me last Monday
night as we left Emma Square after MrBer
ger and his dusky musicians had made our
heartsache for home with echoing stralnt of the
patt, "loina, I have never before been a whole
year In any place where I had not formed
a single tie to bind me to it : I could leave
Honolulu to morrow not only with joy, buf
without a regret." "My dear Orlando" quoth
I "you must have been disappointed in love
I tmurc you that the people here are all right
If you only get acquainted with them." "But
how am I to get acquainted if they don't know
me," he cried "Nay my dear Orlando, you
forget thit itChrlttmastime by thebse.didyou
ever muse on the Instability of human great
nest ? 1 am told that Napoleon once di 1 but
not until after the battle nf Waterloo. "Or
lando youcertalnly have an Indigestion." "No
I hue not," he cried Ihavc only been think
A wild tri titt In mango trca
And via my htait awaj
Ttl thought flies o'er the ldc, Ice aac.
Tq wetMft of citt rtlny.
It ainfts 9 sadly iweel my eyes
Are ailed with allant raio,
CLlki lht which falls front summer aklea
Upon a flat, try r4atn.
What hopa, sweet bird. It thloa to raake
Thy heart to lightly fay J
. It there no love that jou fjruVa
While aloglac here to-diy?
Ah I no ; the island prisons thee
And guards thy dainty mate ;
Wbate waves the gtactful CKO tree
'I hy lot is tound by fate.
0 mlnsjtl of the tropic cllina
Above (he royal palm
Thou wing eat, till ttiy song tuMivte
Soon wakes the far ofT calm.
1 listen 'tit thy spin! fluatt
J Itro' fragrant garden groves j
And fainter now thy silvern notes
Seeas whisper lags of Loves.
Sweet bird, thy heart a In thy song,
Mlna wanders o'er the tta,
Vat bears thy tntlojy along.
Thou native ol the tree I
Uktll thy warb'.hvts have becoaae
The poetry of tears
And lit, my fcoaoin fiid a home
Like momMta In the ears.
"My dear fellqw," said I, look'ig quit
grave, " the vettet jou have quoted are very
oke but really Ihete it nothing iu them save a
little sentiment." t is vtiy much taken
i&mV when Oilando uid, "My bo, seutl
tent U lute, and )uve It life at least It was
In the good old dayt." "O Brother" tald I
Vdetr brother,1 fur hit words touched me, "do
you remember thcte lines written while the
Utile' w hot, when a brtte soldier lay bleed
ing his life wty?
Lawk vp I the aura are shining Utght t
Furgw h Earth beneath thy feet ;
Look up avo.e la pater light,
Forget thy grief, far Joy I tweet,
' Fafges fixget ays Jay la tweet.
And Tine's nepenthe saothea each wound
Look up the houra are short and tltet,
They y withvut a warnlcg sound,
' The wheel of life it turn sg ait
And detiUy around it burnt
Fstgtt look up before 'tis gut ;
O Heolhcv, tea, how twin U turns 1'"
la out coinrnajplace day the Individual
tad the present hare triumphed over the ideal
avid tbe ptat. Greece It old and Greect it
4. Her glory hat faded with the lone agui
save that deathless relics of her ruin,
sthlch weerc grafted on the succeeding ages
IM have coint dun to us through countless
nothing It left of her pride, her cl
ana net lame but a name an
, which find their placet aide by tide
tk prophetic hlttotiau' tuggtttlvc
Yet UeM la nil kingly Sight iwepl
r.ver Ur . and bJielJ upon her hillsidei
sml in hrr crowded streets I he Mine humtniiy,
in natural attribute anil endowment, llul Is
firm I on I he mountain and In the valleyt uf
the new world. Oar western world may lack
the sagely philosophical wlvtom, the' superla
live lit of sculpture, trie bold, darin,;, lmir
untl pttriolitm, which were ctura:teristlci in
prototype of mlern civilization, and were
characteristic! which hrttorr ilecl.ire were
merged in the princely existence of ihst olj
Athenian r.tce; but we, of thlt western lile
hue to meet the economic problem of life n
ft It line upon line and quarter upon quarter
even to the glad new scar.
'O Dreamer" tald Orlando, "you do not
understand this problem Times he flier he
fllf - t 1 Atl llf thrntinh naluri-'e laws hath been
nance in in? iacc oi i imc, ana mm nis HDie
face turned In hate -ctint the stirs he snides
rapidly tn thefootitep. uf eternity. He U uni
versal king to-'Jiy, bat to-moirow the God of
Prophecy will smite him. even it Death hat
Smitten the mtlons. Ills grave shall be a qcle
of oblivion I he shall be hurled downward by
the same divine hand that fileneed the surging
" Old lime litt tilent on hit itireni
AnJ watch Patience nt-p lon
HeieeitiiscliIMreit at Ml feet
But tirileih not their Joy Were,.
Splitnx like lie ittrth t the turt
And wattth humnn loves and wan ;
Anon hit trumpet he fee!!
And Uowi a blait before the walls
Of torn-1 old ttiy crown a grey
With lean and triumph ilay on day ;
Ard, tta towert tufpte down,
And titenct zithers o'er the town,
lie opens hlni the book o( Fate
And writes'tht diy-domof a state.
The pages of hit history
Ar writ en mountain, plain and sea,
And all the scattered leaves that be
Are hound with human destiny.
Be hoi j then t writ In blood and tears
And tndex'd atl with hopes and fear.'
Uonotiilu, Dtctmber iClh 18B4
I ant not a poet, at Ioma is, and that is
doubtless why, though I respect his ability, I
cannot agree with hit philosophy. I do not
think thr.t Christine! joy, or even Christmai
jollity, It a bond slate of climate that must be
dragged in icy chilnt, or goaded with a frost
tipped tpcar to mike the season's gladness
tingle in the veins and the season's roses redden
on snowy checks. I beliete that every Christmas-keeping
heart, from Iceland to Tierra del
Kuego, miy make Itt own Christmas if it
And so I beg leave to tell in veriest outline,
for the city editor will not gite me what space
( fain vtojld fill the story nf Christmas week
in Honolulu. And I think you will find it
more cheerful reading thit sad Iomi's melan
A week ago yesterday the children of the
Punahou Preparatory give their parents and
falends one of the most acceptable Xmis gifts
that children ever git the evidence of well
spent time. Miss Hall, principal, had 26
pupils; Miss Lottie Carter, first assistmt, 40;
Miss May Wilder, second assistant, 19; and
Mist Helen Lewis, teacher of liny tots, 23
the maximum primary attendance for the term
having been 26. But the numbersabovegiten
represent the pupils present during Friday of
last week. I have the word of the chief jus
lice that in each of the four rooms was the
evidence of careful and intelligent teaching and
of good honest application on the pupils' part.
Songs and recitations and brief speeches by
visitors concluded i roost satisfactory Xmas
Last Saturday niht a few men, earnest
with the missionary spirit, met, as is their
weekly custom, in the vestry of the Bethel
Union Church. A yospel temperance praise
sertlec was held in t!ic interests of those who
hate little to make the Christmas season
cheerful, and little sense of fellowship with
the worthy of mankind. If the " stranger in
Honolulu" who finds such "solitude" would
only take the cordial friendliness tint is
offered him in such times and places as the
Saturday evening meetings In the Bethel, he
would be less solitary ; and other social privK
leges would follow. But I digres ; I meant
to say, merely, that several earnest speakers
spoke impressitely and well, and with the
true Christmas tpirit of helpful Interest. Any
one doubting the genuineness in Honolulu of
the spirit without which Christinas truly can
not be celebrated anywhere would have been
made less uncharitable by an hour at the
Bethel vestry last Saturday night. If any one
still doubts that genuineness, let him give an
hour to like inquiry for setcral succenive
On Sunday evening there was a Chrlstmat
praise service at Fori -Street Church and a
Christmas cantata at the Bethel. In the
former service the programme given in last
tveek't Press was faithfully carried out. The
rich melody of music chosen in the best spirit
01 tlie season was rendered appreciatively and
well. I he music of the cantata at the Bethel
was sung chiefly by Sunday School children
frojn young ladyhood down tq Infancy Their
successful training was due to the patient
teaching of Mtt. B. F. Dillingham, mott
happily seconded by Miss Huttace at the
organ, by the choir and by the attention and
intelligence of the pupils.
On Monday night Mist Anna Brcete,
assisted by Miss Trances tack, gave a Christf
mat entertainment lor the Young People't
Christian Temperance Union, Mr. Cruian
made one of his happiest addrettet. Little
Ada Whitney sang a Christmas carol, There
were several tableaux. All the membert of
the society vtere given prevents. And cake
and ice cream were patted around to every one
In the hall. The cake wat donated by lady
friendt of the society and the cake table pre
sided over by Mis. L. McCully and Mrs. ,
M. Whitney. The Ice cream wat furnished
by Mr. Hart, who donated one-fifth ol the
whole amount consumed. Honolulu It cer
tainly in the "tropics " but if Ioma had been
at the Y. M. C. A. Hall the other night 1
think he would have acknowledged that the
Chtlttmas spirit is not lncomutible with
tropical Honolulu, at ejeatt eten in south
On Monday night there was itlll another
Cnstmat-tide gathering. Mist Bcrry't school
gave an entertainment to the patents of the
little pupllt. Mitt Uerry't tchool now occu
piet the cottage on Alakea ttreet formerly the
American Legation. The two roomt on the
Hotcltttect tide of the cottage have sliding
tloort between them. The rear room tetved
as a ttage, the fiont room and veranda at drest
circle and paiqutt. Ob, the pretty Chtlttmas
plays they hid l part pantomime, patt dia
loguc, patt chorus. When the doors were
opened a baker's doten of little girls and boyt
came dancing down to where the footlights
might have been, tinging the following clever
version of the Sixpence Sung Milt Retry.
own adaptation 1
Sing a eonf of si peata
A povket ruil of rye,
, Twenty Utile childrea
Ssiwly silting by.
When the itooti we opened
They atl tgm to sing.
Then th.y turned them round about
i pd formed a pretty ring.
The Ung he tits en tnat tide.
A' eounttne; out his money,
the queen she sits on this tide
I atlng bread and honey.
We all put out the waihinjr,
So don't hang out the clothes;
And every tittle maiden
Hat aaved her ptttty note.
And after that little Jack Horner tat in the
corner, and after that little Do Peep tang the
wjes of her sheep, and then Jack and Jill
went up the hill and all the rest of it, and then
the sleeping beauty's oft-told tale was. told
pgiln In the prettiest of juvenile pantomlne.
Little Gardie Macfarlane nat the beauty and
Walter Haytelden was the prince and Phil
Wallice and tineas Mackintoth were officers
of the court and Miss Berry wat the wicked
wicked itch and the rest of the children were
the other charactcri and it wat all very, very
pretty. I doubt If in all Christendom there
were prouder fathers or fonder mothcrt or
gladder children than they who gathered at
Mist Berry 1 school to see and to perform what
I have told about to meagrely.
And on Tuetday night the Bethel Sunday
school had its Christmas tree. It was a purely
Sunday-school affair, parents not being per
mitted to tend prnents. Mrs. S. M. Damon
Wat the fairy godmother and Mr. Imustnotell-
hlsname wasSanlaClaut and MIstet Carrie Car
ter, Linie Campbell and Addle Peterson, Mr.
J. O. Carter and Matters Ernest and Willie
Ihrumwere SantaClaus assistants. Of tMpu
plltonly 3 were absent! one wasaway onMatll,
one little boy had been naurjity and hid to be
kept at home, and the third "forgot all about
it" something that I think never happened
before, within the era of Christmas trees. Such
a" pretty tree they had 1 to feet high, with 37
branches and, on each, two waxen tapers. The
branches were leaved with malle and tipped
with Ihe tprayt of the dwarf orange, and
around the foot of the tree wat a mound of sol
idly matted ferns, completely .hidden by pres
ents from Cns Cringle's overflowing pack. The
tree itself wat laden with gifts and among them
glittered and gleamed silvern and gilt ttara and
cretcent moons and bits of tinsel that glistened
like dewdrop3. Santa Claus said he had never
seen a prettier tree and I guess he was right.
When I add that each pupil received at least
four presents, and that even the poor friend
less reporters received each a candy bag, I am
sure that Ioma vtlll acknowledge that the tree
must hate meant much Xmas merriment of
the old time sort his own childhood knew,
Wednesday night came, Chrlstmat Eve, ten
derest of festivals ; and In the Sunday-school
of the Chinese Church gathered as truly
Chlstmas-keeping a band, as one need care to
see In any land. Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Damon
Miss Payson, Miss Pierce, two Chinese teach
ers whose name I have mlsiaid, 48 pupils, the
parents and friends of the children and a few
helpful haole friends of the mission were pres
ent. Of the Sunday school, 36 pupils were
boys and 12 were girlt. Picturesquely attired
most of them ; clean and neat, all of the.n. It
wat something more than an occasion of gift giv
ing, too ; for songs and hsmns were sung and
Christmas poems recited, in both Chinese and
English. Then the candles on a pretty tree
were lighted and pretty presents distributed
from many little tables, where, oriental-wise,
they had been arranged in little piles, on each
a card, pencilled with the pupil's name.
And in many another place In Honolulu the
Chrittmas candles were lit on Xmas-cvc. No
yule logs brightly burned and neither holly nor
mistletoe hung from the chandeliers. But
inaile wreaths and unfolding fern fronds and
hybiscus blossomt and leis of "tweet lehua,"
made our Christmas homes as Christmas-like
In all essentials as any homes in Christen
dom. I do not know of all the homes that
had Christmas trees.. But I do know that Cris
Cringle visited the residence of Consul
Schmidt, on Beretania street; for it wis brill-
liantly illuminated, and lanternr were hung
from the front, on each a luminous letter and
the whole spelling "M-e-r-r-y C-It-R-I-S-T-
M-A-S."; and through an open door the passers
by caught glimpses nf a tali tree, Its glittering
branches down-laden svilh eifts. Consul
Glade, on Judd street, also, had a Christinas
tree. The good people of the Punahou vicin
age gathered as they had gathered at Wood
lawn the year before in Ihe beautiful parlors
of Oahu College. And the Xmas-mcrriment
they made graybcard grandslres, strong men
and blooming matrons, young gentlemen and
young ladies' boys and girlt and babies was
of the sort the angels have loved to look upon
since that night at Bethlehem. At Captain
Fuller's on Kukui street was another gleeful
gathering. At Mr. John Waterhouse's 20 de
lighted children most of them grandchildren
of Gran ma Rice helped despoil one of the
prettiest of Christmas trees. The Bensons, a
little further up the valley, had a pretty tree.
And those I do not know about kept Christ
mas eve, doubtless, in half the houses of half
the streets of town.
And then the Christmas morning dawned
and many a pair of toddling legs went down
long halls to rind what Xmas ttockingi "held j
and many a child of older growth found Christ
mat gifit for him or her in like - mystrriout
r.-ceptadet. One of the gracefulestt of the
day's acts wat Ihe presentation by Rev. C. M.
Hyde or a few Christmai gifts tent by the
Wailuku Sunday School to the leper children
at Kakaako. Mr. Hyde took them out and
gave them to the acting lady superior of the
three tillers of mercy at the hospital. She
thowed him the pretty little tree that had been
made ready ; and he lold her of other gift to
come. One gentleman, whose busioett brlngt
hjm Into nearly daily contact with nativet,
gave tome of hit native tenants and others with
whom he has dealings to the number of about
25 a bountiful breakfast a IjJiisln and "top
ped off" the banquet with a uteful gift for each.
And if Chrittmat might not be kept merrily In
every Honolulu home, became of the sorrow
that had entered home, It was kept at least
gratefully in most.
There were religious services at the Roman
Catholic Cathedral and at the Frotcstant Epis
copal Prn-Ca'thedral. At the latter church
the morning service was fully choral. Bishop
Willis preached. Mr, Taylors organ music
was grand. Mitt Bertha Von Holt tang the
solo of ihe anlhem "In the beginning waa
the Word " delightfully. There was no
service at any of the other chutches but there
wat no lack of Chrittmat remembrance.
And fait but not least Santa Claut sent
thit office a box of beautiful and delicious
rhtrobo apples. The poor, hard-worked
prlnten ate most of them ; and the holiday
reporter) the ahlpplng man and the mailing
clerk ate the rest. And at one of them thought
Mr. Z. K. Myers was Santa Claut, and nude
soma verses to that effect, I take the liberty
to reprint them here.
Our Z. K. Myers, who "puts out axes."
The taaae Mr. Myers who never tires
la telling choice: fruit la lots to tail,
Has nat m a boa that Ui'raJly " in
Tbe apost oaT evry thing else of ihe llad
Wesr ttai ttvd
Our sanctum adoraut,
Oat Xavti atinaia '
To-night a Christmas boat, laden with gol
(things, wasunfrcightcd for the benefit of the
, I sir; -itreet Sunday Schi-ul rhtldre 1 I wanted
lo write alxmt it at length, tint the city editor
says J must close now. So I will only add
that when alt the gifts had been unfolded, the
tioal took on a fresh cargo gifts brought by
each pupil present last year j playthings, and
many tint were new, picture books and sweet
meats and I don't remember half the other
things to be tent to the leper children at
Kakaako and on Molokai. Was eter the
Christmas spirit thown more beautifully?
This has been a long letter. I do not flatter
myself that any one wilt lead It through. But
many an one will be interested In little bits of
it. It It the tecord of one man's Imperfect
observation and partial Inquiry. It tells truth
fully a fact that ought not to be denied no j
milter who may say nay that the Christmas
spirit, the Christmas joy, is as real and as
perennial in Honolulu at anywhere.
And now, at jetterday I wished you all
a "Merry Christmas" I wish you to-day a
"Happy New Year."'
The Holiday Reporter,
Honolulu, Friday Evening, Dec. 26, I8S4.
Editor Saturday Purss.tfiV. Allow
me to correct a slight mistake in your Issue ol
last Saturday. With regard to the card re
ceiver presented to Captain antl Mrs. J. M.
Oat, Sr., on the occasion of their golden
wedding. When you say It was made from
an old ship's capstan and been lying in the
ship yard of Robinson & Co., for fifty ears.
Now, on the authority of an old living resident
and ship carpenter, who has been employed
here as such tlnce 1826, though now retired,
besides others who know about it.Mhe facts
are as follows ; A large sired tree of kamanl
was sent from Molokai to Mr. Robinson when
he set up the firit known "heaving down"
capstan, opposite the present wharf store.
The Point at it was then called was being
filled in from Ihe beach, from about "Makce's"
Block to the hulk where they then hove the
The capstan wat set up sometime between
the years 1828-1832, probably.
There being many English, French and
Spanish whalers in port those days, and some
being large vessels, another capstan wat
erected further out on the point, about oppo
site the Dwight boys' lumber office ; but this
second one was taken up in 1876, somewhat
the worse for wear. The first, which came
into my possession, was taken up only three
years ago and when cut was found quite fresh
and solid, after about 50 years exposure to the
weather and hard work. J. A. Dower.
Honolulu, December 21, 1S84.
(Mr. J. M. Oat, Jr., is to blame for
our error. He has been properly re
buked. It is worth mentioning that
some feclitic and appropriate words
from Mr. Dower accompanied his ap
DAS O'COMSEVS SELL.
A Clever ITonx In tht Interettt of an
The San FrancLco Alta of December 15th
has a cleaver hoax entitled, "Piracy, Hono
lulu Captured and Sacked by an armed Force
etc., etc." It was written by Mr. Daniel
O'Connell whilom editor of the Advertiser ;
and copies of the hoax were struck off in San
Francisco (or else the matter sent here in elec
trotype blocks) and Usued as an extra by the P.
C. A. with all possible expedition and a
fine pirada of- " enterp fist." The." hoax- It
really an ingenious one and caused no little ex
citement in 'Frisco. Copies of the Alta sold
on the street for 25 cents a copy and were still
in brisk demand at the time the steamer
sailed. Ex-Miyor Alvord, president of the
Bank of California, sought G.org' Macfar
l-ne and asked with some excitement if the
ttory was at all worthy of credence. Mr. Al
vord was especially interested because of his
friendship for Mr. C. R. Bishop. Our un
ruffled George (who, of course, was in the se
cret of it) replied gravely that the story was
probably a canard; though not at all impossi
The hoax would be merely amusing if is
were not for its possibly serious consequences.
It is well known that the distinguishing feature
of the present reign is a passion for toy-soldiery
and for military display. That passion has
been encouraged by the administration. There
are those who think they, tec in the recent
Alta canard the dextrous'yet sin'ster hand of
the "prrmire." Stranger things hate happened.
The essay is In his line ; and Mr. O'Connel't
clever pen has done it cleverest to further the
pernicious doctrine that these islands need
protection from foreign foet protection by an
Increased military force or by such a naval ar
mament as would render a piratical snoop like
the one mentioned either a mightily hatardous
experiment or sheer madness. But there
does'nt seem to be any great danger that the
nation has enough two-legged asses within itt
borders to carry tuch a scheme to realiiation
Mnless Mr. Gibson and King Kalakaua are
willing lo mortgage their private estates to set
up til: cottly playthings.
Jf.r Trts. "Crtlitim."
Thit the Government Orean. the Advertiter.
It hand in glote with the perpetrator of the
" Piracy" hoax, published in the S. F. Alta,
It made aoDarent bv the fact that a jtemlvie
flalt eftht frtitlt uas ritrivtJat thattjjiet per
Aiarneaa, ana irom wnicn tne extra wat
Notwithstanding the smiling jealousy ol our
aniiquatca ncignoor, 11 it tne intention 01 tne
proprietors of the Advertiser to repeat the
enterprise thown by them on Tuetday last.
No expense will be spared to furnish the most
imcicuuB newt viiitn an nuur 01 eacn ileum
ci arrival. Uy the Icalamlia, we expect
something special that will afford further criti
cism ior our out-oi-tiate, old-time-cuitc.ro,
st eakly contemporary. AJwriiitr.
'Auwe I Auwel"
Raid the P. C. A.
"You horrid horrid Gagette,
Virtuous fellers it we
At ever the woild did tee,
At plaen, m
Ma you think, at you wink,
0 1 big blanket G.,
Was a goin lo give the thing away
At how we got 'lectrotyi es from 'Frisco
And printed em br.tk so
The loan would roll up in eyes and lay
How a-vfully clever t 'Now did you everf?
We never thought any one here would tpy
The little wee rent In the great big lie.
. NVich It v'y w cry,
Wlch it w'y tr wail,
Wich It w'y the 'Titer dog droops his tail,
For the lie un-nailcd made very loud bang ;
But the lie found out wat a boomerang."
Hawaiian Mission Children's Society wilt
meet this evening at 7139 at the residence
of Mr. B.F. Dillingham,tWoodlawn.
r Regular cash talc at Lyons & Levey's at 10
Of Html tjHttffr A XIrtHHt I
A Press repotter called on lieneral Uvorge
A. Shetki.m ! ' .-dm-eila) tositi at ih- Ha-
waiiin Hotel. ThenUencral Is an affable ,
gentlemanof the old-chool type, who eiprc-ts's.
himself quietly and freely upon men and thing
as he has them them. After the usual lomali
ties of a newspaper Introduction, Ihe (icneril
said t "Ah I yes I remember rout andl am
entirely at yoursetvice."
"General," began the reporter, " are you a
relation of General Phil Sh-ridan i
" No sir, I am not ; I am a lav)cr by pro
fession and am only forty-fite years of age
though perhaps ynu may think I look more. I
belong to Matstehustctls though I won my
title of adjutant-general in the militia service
of Louisiana. I came from the United States
to Hawaii and Australia tnerclv for a pleasure
trip, and hate found things to interest me."
What do you think of Australia, General ?"
" Well, I think thcri Is room fiat a great
many people there; bit it s.-emt u mi that the
greatest drawback to Australia is the lack of
rain. Besides there are no navigable rivers
and the country Is generally suffering from
draught In some psrt or other. Wool grow
ing Is the gien industry of the country. Am
erica annually buys of Australia from four to
ten million dollars' worth uf finer wool than
we can raise In the United States. The cities
are thoroughly built and are clean ard atl pub
lic buildifrgs are elegantly and substantially
construclcdAThe raltay systems are fine and
use uotn vmrncan ami bngiisn locomotives.
All classes of people lite well there and the
eight hour labor system is a law In Victoria ;
the eight hour law Is being agitated atl over
the colonies. Labor it generally well paid.
It it vvell organized, well directed and led,
and hat become a political power that the
country feels. There it practically no army In
Australia outside of the militia organizations."
"Have ynu seen much of Hawaii nci?"
"Well, not much ; but what little I have
seen makes me think that there Is not much of
Hawaii to see. I dm't understand how you
are going to be sustained by the sugar Inter
est. Why don't you turn att ,-ntion to raising
other products, cotton for Instance ? My ex
perience has been that sea-island cotton will
pay as well as other thing. You folks
will have to diversify your industries. It
seemt to mc that everybody wantt to live on
the government, but the government hat to
have something to live on Itself. It is the old
game of inns and outs as we play it in the
United States only without our industrial back'
ing. As to your financial question I have not
studied it except In my personal exchange.
However, I have heard that your town was
robbed while I was in the South."
"What do you think of our reciprocity
treaty, general ? It is a subject we are greatly
interested in here."
"Well my answer will seem paradoxical 1
Naturally I should be in favor of the abroga
tion ol the treaty, and yet, practically, I am
not. I do believe In taxing fifty million peo
ple to sustain the Southern sugar interest in
which not over three hundred men are inter
ested. We Import from six to seven hundred
thousand tonsof sugarof which about sixty thou
sand tonscomefrom Hawaii: theavcrageduty on
the amount is in the rough two cents a pound
or $40 per short ton which gives a revenue of
$28,000,000. There is no doubt but there
will be a strong demand In the United States
for the repeal of the reciprocity treaty.
"Are you a Democrat, General?" queried the
"No sir, lam jut."
" What are yojr views on the election ol
" Well, I am very sorry for it, but as I can't
help it I won't kick. I believe the Demo-
riratlc party'ii fiftjjear U AjiM the nation, and
that they will undo all the good tha Republi
can party has done; I'believe Ihe Democrats
will make things uncertain and check the
growth or the country."
"Let me concluj; hy siying that I consider
you Hawaiians an enterprising people and am
much pleased with the nevvtptpers of Hono
lulu. You work up a limited amtiint of mat
ter in a very creditable minner."
Xaby' SpeeeJi lifter tha Election.
The Toledo Blade contains the following re
1 My friends, he commenst, "lam with
you to-nite to rejoice witb yoo over the glorious
results uvthe eteckshun."
'You rejoice with ust' egpselaimed the
surprised meetin. ' Why, yoo are a Black.Re-
" Troo," he replied, "too troo, but still I
rejoice. I confess that hat in 1 family I hedn't
the nerve in vote for Cleveland, but never
theless I rejoice that he is clectid."
"Giv us your rcason,"shouted the eggscitcjd
" I hev a reason, and it is a good one. 1
kin giivlong under eny sort uv a government;
but, gentlemen, I hev children. I hev been
mltily concerned ri to wat will become uv
them when I am gene, and consekently I want
to see how much uv a strane a government
can bare and survive, The reason why lam
glad that Cleveland Is elected Is that ef this
government kin stand four veers uv sich a man,
and them which will be behind htm, it
will endoor forever, for certainly we can never
possibly git anything wuss. Ef the govern
ment kin endoor under the presidency uv a
man wich measures tlxleen inches acrost the
bate uv of the head, and that head surmounted
with a six and a fourth hat, a man who buLjont
hit collar before he puts it on, and then to save
time he slips It over hit head, why then we
may die confident that the government kin
never 'be destroyed. Ef the people want a
man wlch hca every vice that cutlet poos hu
manity, and not only hez cm, but it rather
proud of im than otherwise, a man that cood
rite that letter to Mrs. Beccher, and.be ruthcr
pruod uv It, ihcr'aln't no danger uv ther ever
bcln anything but a republic on thit continent.
Ef it ttandt that strane it will stand anything.
"I rejoice becoa It 11 the carryin' out, In one
tense, uv our system. It,is our proud boast
that any one may atpire to the presidency,
cfslcha man Cleveland kin git there. 1
thould like to hev pintcd Out to me a man
meen cnuff not to git there. A grate many
men hev bin sent to the penitcnthary too toon.
Ther will be walin' and wecpin' and nathin1 uv
teeth in them placet when a grate many men
heer uv thit, and think that cood they hev
dodged a cunvickthun they might be wher
Cleveland it now.
" I rejoice over the eleckthun uv Cleveland,
becot It wut to be cgspected that tumtime In
the hltlry uv the rcpublik sich a man thood by
tome intcrulable decree uv Divine Providence,
be clivatld to the Presidency ami I tied rather
the calamity wood happen while I am alive to
endoor it, than to hay It fall upon my innosent
children. I kin, stand it, for I hev knowd
grecf. I hev teen ti:h men ct 1'ctrce and
BooVannn President, and 1 know what to ex
pect. But with, my innoaent children it it
different, and I want thit calamity to come
while I am alive, and kin sort o' comfort and
theeld cm. Gentlemen, I ara tick, bat (hit
fearful disgrace had to cotne tome time, I am
glad it bet come now."
There will be ui vices with preaching at the
Bethel Union. Church to-morrow at 11 a. m.
and 7130 t. M. At Ihe attuning service Dr.
Danoo will preach a termon adapted to the
'mm Intithern firm.
The J-nme Walker arrived on Christmas
day in time for Captain Holland lo eat hit
Xmas turkey In Honolulu as he had planncsl.
He brought, for a vacation IMP, Uev. Dr.fc. M
Pease, Mrs. Pease and their three little boyt.
Mr. and Mr. Pease lnse been 8 years at ,Kns
ale, and return to Springfield, Massachusetts,
for a visit of health seeking. Miss A. A. Pal
mcr who went down on the Jennie Walker,
Intending to join Mist Ptelcher at Ponape, Is
at Kuvile, as an associate of Mist CMhcart,
Juring the sbsence of Doctor Pease. They
also rcturnrd Rrv. Mr. Leleo who has ln-cn
fur 15 y.ut- -"i Apiang. He came to Kusaie a
yetr ago, on the Morning Star, and lias been
there since Ihe wreck. He is greatly reduced
in health and strength and Is quite blind. His
wife died during his missionary work, Mrs.
I Ulna, wife of an Hawaiian missionary on
Tarawa, also returned. The work on Kusaie Is
continuing well, alto at Ponape. Miss Fletch
er's school for girls is succeeding finely. The
new stations at Ruk have opened encourage-
They were to talk lo each other by tele
phone ; but there wat to much poise at one
end of the tine that neither could perfectly un
derstand the other. "Did you say that he
tumbled off the porch ? Is he hurt ? " shouted
he. The first part of her answer was a merry
laugh the second a confused lomething that
he misunderstood as he had her former speech.
"Oh, he hat eaten half a cake of soup, hat
he?" The second laugh' wat louder than the
first, and the rest of the dialogue It tott tu lit
erature. At Fort-Street Church, Sunday morning the
ordinances of baptism and the Lord's Sup
per wilt be administered, and candidates wilt
be received Into the church. In the ctcning
the Sunday School will give a second Christ
mas Concert and Praise Service, entitled,
" Following the Star." There will also be
recitations by pupils of the school and advices
by the pastor. The evening service will jje
gin promptly at 7 o'clock, instead of half-past
" When I undertake to defend myself or
friendt from evil reports, I am reminded of an
evangelist I knew in my youth, 40 or 45 years
ago, a manatnoted for his odd sayings as forhit
usefulness. When one of his friends advised him
to refute the slanderous report! going the roundt
about him, hit quick reply was " Do you
think I am going to wash my face in a mud
puddle?" writes a helpful friend of the Press.
From San Francisco per stmr Alameda Dec
231695 pkgs mdse, 366c. pkis groceries, 3,
245 sks grain, 2,494 sks fluur, 230 bales hay,
144 pkgs hardware, Co cs buots and shoes, 16
cs hats and caps, 61 cs dry goods, 3 tkgt hard
ware, 103 pugs glass ware, 194 win: ana liquor,
74 pkgs beer, 20 pkgs soar, 11 rolls leatswr, 0
cs rubber goods, 55 cs drugs and medicines,!,
200 ramus sningles, I noise, 2 ponies. I goat, I
sack coin $5,356.39 24 pkgs, express I bg coin
WM. T. COLEMAN & CO.
CeUm&it, San Fratttlta,
San FkaHCISCo, September 14, 18S4.
II. II. CROSS. Esq ,
at New Montgomery Street
e take pleasure In informlnir you of
the rood work done by tour Hand C.renidet at our
factory In Alameda, yctterjay A fire caueht upon
the Oi njle ruot of a large frame structure, and burned
luriouuy, and lor a lime endangered our entire works
lh.rr wat bumlirr over about one hundred feet of
iunue wnen tne alarm wat Riven, ard the men all
beblfon the fir-t floor, teiacd the Grenades and had to
;o up three flighti of staira to the top of the building,
whicn it sixty feet high, and there wa difficulty in
gaining arcesa to the fire on account of the a eepness
o( th.- roof and the ab-nce of cleats, wh eh occasioned
considerable delay. Wlun the men reached the lire
lley tnunlly extingms led it be ihe use of vour Hand
llrenadet, aliho jgh the shingles were all burned We
believe yur Gienarles taved the budding frenr total
iiewuciiw. r,ea-.e tcna us an aauitio ai supply im
mediately. Youtt Very Truly,
WILLIAM T. COLEMAN 4. CO.,
Assnts op Tne Hasmokv Borax Co.
Z. K MYER. Manaffer Califomif. Pro.tur ,mf
Provision Co., Sole Agent for the Hawaiian Islands.
71 Hotel Street , Honolulu, II. I.
IV! AND PASS BOOKS.
A full Stock un hand at all times of various
sires and thickness of
JuTemornndiun Jlooke, and nteorted HUet
Fast Iloolee, leather, j-ress board and papercover.
Monthly and Weekly Memo. Time Books, Milk Books,
Butcheit'tutd Crocert' Tans Books, Flrld Books,
Scratch Baokt.Copy IIooks,Eercie Books,
Mann's, 1'enn a and French Copying
Books, letter, pott and cap
sires, half and full bound.
Few Sale at TIKIS, a. TIIIWM'H
MaxciiANT Srxixr and Font Stt Stoat
Fatta's Atsoatrp Pti.Hoi.Dtts.
FABER'S ANTI-NERVOUS PENHOLDERS,
Rubber Holderl, Cork Holders, Ivory and Ebony
Holders gold mounted. Ivory and Bone
Folders and Paper Cullers, Fabcr't Tablet
Erasers. Dentson's Velvet Erasers,
Crystal Rubber, Rubber in wood
pencil shape. Thumb Tacks,
Pencil Proie'tort, Rubber
Bands of various
sites, tic, ate,
for Bolt at TtltlS. a. XUKVM'B
MaecHANTSraiiT and Foit SrttitT Sro.at
VISITING CARDS, PLAYING CARDS, SLATKt
single and double. Duplex cap and letter dips,
Shipman't Letter, Cap and Invoice Files. Rub
ber Copying Mieclt, Cop) Ing Brushes,
Dampening Bowlt, Inkttandt Paper
Wcighll, Sealina Wat-Hack and
. red. Paper Fatltnett, Le
gtl and Notarial Seels, Moora't Blotters, Blotting
Pads, Programme 1 asielt. Key Rings, Pins,
Silk Taste, I'tnk 1 ape, together with the
THOUSAND AND ONE OTHBR ARTICLBS
usually found In well appointed Stationery Stores,
rorSaU at XHOS. a. TIIHVM'B
MsteiiANT Sttttr and Fokt SrtttT Stoiis.
The undersigned glees prompt attention lo al
FOR BOOKS, MUSIC. STAT IONERY, PERIOD
ICALS. RUBBER. BRASS OR STEEL
Or any other anklet pertaining to the
-Yesee, Hook, Mlutlonerv and faneff (lotnU
ttrAU tuck Orders should U cleat and eaplicil lo
avoid ertort or delays.
THOS. O. THRUM,
Fail St. and to Merchant St.
, FORM BOOKS.
BILLS RECEIVABLE and PAYABLE BOOKS
ate it Jt Jieney KeeelpU, Mllatgr Meeeifie,
Order Boke, Btkoed aVecertif,
11-uUilki.TUe Books, Package Receipts, Mile. Or
der Blanks, c, aye., contuatly set haael, er
At THWt. V. rMMVM'M
UsacHaaiT Sraaar sub J oat ar.iwr tress.
ORE AT SILVlilt GIFT SALE,
- COMMENCING -
SATURDAY, NOV. 29th,
Chas. J, Flshel's.
f, 1,000 worth nf Silver Vreient
Will be given away durlng.this tale I
Casters, Ac., otc,
To every customer purchasing to the amount of $9.60
worth of goods.
$2,500 worth of Toyn
vnd Christmas Presents will be giten away during this
sale 10 every customer buying tti worth
DON'T CUV TOYS FOR CHRIST.
MAS, BUT CALL AT ONCE
Chas. J. Fishel's,
Corn.r .Forf and Hotel st.
THE HAWAIIAN AL
A HAND-BOOK OF llfaVORKA
TO THE HAWAIIAN ISLAND
VALUE TO MERCHANTS,
Price ftr each number 50 (is., er 60
Persons desiring copies mailed abroad
tention as soon as issued.
OSEPH E. WISEMAN,
Tie. Oral aaUowsrjtlaail CeeavtsrsU Bttat
Oateej Its OavxststfssvU'a rin-ytt. BtslU
Reeal Batata) Acssat.-Buyi aad
lloutea, lotlages ants Koomt. ,
Saslle lUaegc Agastt ftsr WlMatr'a Uttw.
Pubkc wtU apply to at. foe Tickets and lafocasa
.WUttMac AcMt lew tat M-ttul LIB.
Largett, Grandest and Soundest Inttilulloo. of itt
As att W th tft-tvat Bwlttaarwaa Ratal
all other loutet glng East, the scenery Ubig the
Dining Cart tha tbandtoeMtt and raost corafuruUe.
-Finds Employment for
frwIMUatgi Agysat ftsr that City stf teem
Compaay in th slaaa.
Chute Mestset tka)r.-EtrsC-oodt at Cut
Bills under Power of Attorney.
Meets) Brsli 1T ' -- Money kl all timet on
OeMt-tU BMltietM Aseatt.- Legal Papers of
lected. Book, aad Accounts kept aad adjusted,
tutanc on Property kwked after, Copyleg and
CorretpotKlcnot and CoatavricUl Buslues. of every
Agaat far thai Raw Mevat. Kavl) at Ma
ft ureas, etc. Orders for Island ShtUt, Cisriol,
Mltd and forwarded I all pant el the World.
W lUvrtnalLa acfetuinaag la las Island. ;im sad
P. tit if
L-OALCAP mrtCTION PADS,
MODSCft S UTTER FA! ,
estodas ymt, tdaia Maaw. a4 Mate
TTtah Ml. tl'
Or raavtr WT UP at ANY PQfm
dti w$Hetx m. TMewmm
learn aata fear Btaaae
t Im Instructed to sell at Public Auction, oa
Maaday, J a n as r lttk,
At "it o'clock noon, at my Salesrooms,
The Following Laada
Belonging to the Estate of Mis lale Royal HlghauM
LEI.F.10I10KU, vli t
The Ahupuaa of MOF.ANOA In North Kona, Hawaii,
Kuleana No. 0071.
The Ahncuaa of IIONOKAIIAU IK! In North Kona,
Hawaii, t acres, isoyai i-atent eijt.
T.c Ahnputa of IIOOKENA and I.AUHULU In
rsorin rvona, Hawaii, rtuieant no. 0970.
The Ahupuaa of KF. VLI.V In North Kona, Hawaii,
rtuirana ,vo. 771D,
The Kuleana of KF.OI'U end In N.tth Kona, Hawaii,
ja 3 toacret rsoysi latent ilt.
The Kuleana of LANIHAUIKI In North Kona, Ha.
wail, t 7.10 acres 1 Royal Patent tits.
The Kuleana of LANIHAUIKI In North Kona, Ha.
wail, 17 acres ; Koval Patent 114S.
The Kuleana of IIONU UI.A In No.ll, Kono, Hawaii,
34-tooacre; Royal Patent ttS.
The Kuleana of IIONUAULA. Noith Kona, Hawaii,
t6 n-lon acres I Koyal Patent ttS.
The Ahupuaa of l'UMA In Tuna, Hawaii, Kuleana
The Ahupuaa of KAALA Itt llamaV.ua, Hawaii, 1401
acres ; Kuteana No. 0971.
The II! aina of PAU In the Ahupuaa of Potolu, Kohala,
A House Lot MAKAIIONU Kaitua. Hvwail.
A'lloute m rAPAUI-A In Kallut, Oahu.
The Ahupuaa of I'AEOIII, Lahalna, Maul 4 apanat
Kual Patent 4)SI.
Apana 1, 1 oo-too ;
A(ana t, 7 71-100 acres ;
Apana t, t e-tro acres t ,
Aparu 4. toy, root.
i2T For further patllculars apply to A. J. CART
WHICH T, ESQ , or
K. i: ADAMIti
Honolulu, December S, 1884.
AUCTION SALES FOR
CHRISTMAS ft NEW YEAR
By E. P. ADAMS.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER XJ-
at 7 p. H. at Salesroom
Balance of consignment of Choice Goods from
O. W- Macfarlant Co.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 30
at 7 1-. M. at Salesroom
A variety of Fancy Goods and Ware from New Year.
The closing of the season.
it. P. ADA MB,
rMPORTANT TO PLANTERS.
Thco. II. Daviet s Co. have Just received two euli
titt of a chemical fcrtlllaer ipeciatly prepared for appli.
cation to cane fieldt by the celebratM VLawe..,
ical Manure Co." Th. qualities axe of greater and lata
solubility, and thut adapted fetpectively so dry aad
wet districts. P. a G. aie-tf.
MANAC AND ANNUAL
TION ON MATTERS KELATIKQ
ORIGINAL AMD SELECTED, Oaf
PLANTXRS, TOURIST AKD
rxAtt or issus.
cts. by foreign mail, including postage,
will please forward instructions, for at-
moa. a. xamvMf
Compiler t)it4 ftaWlaa or.
Ageoat att tha Hawailaja
UBBKB If JB.
late, SI IferehMt It- MataalaJts, St. I.
Estate In all parti of tU Klngdoea. RusuCwfc,
f.nat Stwavaterta Tesutui and the TrevaUaf
lion to slat Volcano.
laeestiacia Caw al
kind la th World.
way Rarnta sat Atss-reae.-Thli Rout taala
giandeti, th tnealt lb cha cett and IS Palw aavi
all seeking wok lo th various btathbet ef ktdattry Ms
taut rte-a laMetramaa Cev-Tb at)
tons House, payt and dltduvget '"retakl aavi Ftef
firwVlatt aextif by.
every descilpsio draw. Blltt dlattlWtad 'aad Cai.
Kecwe Starched. Rest Colleeied. Teat aae U
Engroealag don. Advetliaeaaenll, Newtpapat Anklet,
nature proeapsly aad accurately attended U. ,.,
Bytjajlaa, -Cwnpanles abroad wdl correspond wwigea
Lava Spetisteae, Native Views aad PeetaaceteJUl
ill e em stands ace falskf uVy Mlweeest,
JSMMTM aT. WUMM4V.
6etvtal ataaasea AfMt, Haiase. M. t.
OOKS PSkTAININa TO t-AWAH.
ta tale at
kAUa Baas' aV Moasaa
. anA' '.