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ll protection I ttcfiticil in the fol
lowing vsotils, " Tltcit nyslctn liy vsliitrt
the incipient imluMiic of n imtion art
ptntti let! agnitnl llie tuitions or nbso
lutcly prnlilliilUe competition ofntlier
nations," the yitciit lm the prarllml
or ihrotctlt endorsement nf .1 clear urn
orct of iivillvil government. The
trouble in that prolfrilmi ii ronlinueit
or rather rlimif(ccl into a system of
iKiiiiiiy ofter the mriplency of the in
tlustr ies ceases. I'rolei turn in it ml
vnmril singe l monopoly pure nml
simple. It Imilcls upolic kinciof ucntlli
production at the espouse of another,
opoly prolcr tion.or prolcr lion in its er
ond stngc,iw idcttlnlly helw on the gen
eral prosperity of the nation. So long nun
country hat a large export trade in cv cut
ol in natural and healthful home ion
sumption, industries! that arc prolcrtcd
by cxt hision of products of similar for
cign industries are obliged to pay the
ruling foreign price for all the raw ma
terial consumed hy them thai is obtain
able at home, nnd for the staple neccs
saries of life. The agriculturist has
to tav of ourse a higher pri e for
home manufactured goods than he
would for foreign goods if there was
no protc lion. Hut he finds rec iprocal
advantages in the home markets which
the protected industries affcrd him ll
is better for the American farmer to sell
to his neighbors than to sell in I melon.
If he does hac to pay high priees for
American clothing and American iiu
plemenls.hc is often able to save freight
and commissions and insurance and
interest liy selling to the home tnami
far Inters of the high-priced slothing
I'rcc trade is a beautiful theory and
the milleniiim is a most, attractive
future. When mankind becomes too
shrewd to be cheated and too good to
cheat if it could ; when individuals
and families and nations cease to be
selfish and cease to be clannish ; when
commercial oil and industrial waier
shall mix as rcai'ily as molasses and
inegar; when the lion shall lie down
with the lamb and the lamb shall not be
inside the lion then the milleniiim
will have arrived nnd absolute free
trade will be the scientific solution of
political economy and the durable policy
of men and nations. '
The last New York Observer sas
that a novelty in printing is noted by
the Ait Age as having appeared at Am-
lieim Mall and called " He Harmonic
in de Haeckdenkunst," or harmony in
the ait of printing books. The paper
is light green, the print blue, the en
closing lines brown. The paper (overs
are cream colored, with red and black
lettering and narrow border. The theory
of the publishers is that pale green
paper with the blue print is less trying
to the eyes than the white and black
page, which dawles somewhat as a
snowy landscape does, and makes it
self seriously felt with persons who have
to read constantly. Another combina
tion suggested is red or brown in soft
shades. One hundred copies of the
book have been printed for private dis
tribution to a restricted list, beginning
with the crowned heads of Holland,
Belgium, England and Roumania.
" If there be one duty more incum
bent upon thegnveriiuicnt than another,
it is to preserve such lelics of the past
as will throw light upon the ancient
history of the Hawaiian people," says
the Advertiser of last Thursday. Gently,
good Recent I There are a baker's
doren duties we are in want of at the
present writing, that are two-baker's
dozen times as important as the gather
ing of museum articles. Wc do not
depreciate the museum's value, how
ever. If the curator had funds at her
disposal she could probably pick up
cuiios to better advantage than any
one else in the government employ
and at less expense.
Q.ihu College has a library which
sadly needs replenishing. Some of its
needs are mentioned in another article
of this issue. Rev. Robert McKcnzie
will lectin c for the benefit of this library
at Tort Street Church next Tuesday
evening. The excellent object for which
he will lecture ought to attract a large
audience hut there is another and
equally good reason for giving him a
"bumper" house. He is one of the
most divctling lecturers for whom the
Pacific Coast stands sponsor If a
large number of Uonolulaus do not
agree v ith this after they havo heard
him wc shall be greatly suprised.
The l'rcss has the promise for next
week of a very carelully prepared paper
on the census of the islands, by Mr. A.
Marques, in which some interesting
KiiUs on the late labors of the census
will be -shown by analysis and other
wise, some of which will need consider
able official 01 other explanation to clear
1 in K
The loss to the community of its
worthy members has been great this
sear : MrSJUvseU Smith, Rev. S. C.
Damon, Captain Oat and Mrs. Magoon
are all friends that this Chiistiau com
munity wilt gieatly nibs.
1 1 s-10 1 nr iiu.
1 111M1 -v ii.)' 11 ti' if I In liimJirilgMfFt
and rulis uuipicslinneil a loyal world
Hut when the ihiwdrmn whose mplers
flaili around her Ihrone forsake the tmc
leaved mtpet for the blood dyed sward,
Ihay curry her royal nlnottition and fight
forgetful of her seivel code.
When in the progress of ncwsxipcr
crliiciitn, it become tiecewnty lo 1111
Miiifc rhailntiui or uncloak a hnne.
one bad best employ the unotnate noun
ami the uitvnmUhed verb. The straight
and onflow way of truth may not be
half so plenum trntelliriK .11 arc the
(toweiy fields of srwlogy and e ompro
mlw , Imi, if justice be an eternal ver
iiy and uol (1 philosophic phantasm,
there mint come a tide in the aflain of
every man, arid of every Journal, when
false " trolley" and mistaken " charily"
will prove boomerangs, self Injurious if
"These three hut the
greatest of these is charity," and that
scowling nemesis among the lexis,
"Judge not lti.it, ye be not Judged," the
oncexprcwi an immortal truth, tlienthcr
is among the most solemn of Divine
warnings, llul there is no reason why
either text should be misunderstood
by men nf ordinary intelligence. What
is " charity" ? Merc liberality ? No.
Unfailing generosity ? Not thai alone.
Lose of your brother man, leniency lo
his frailitics, forgiveness of his rcpctiTcd
faults? Yes. Does it nlso mean blind
ness to his proven character, silence
concerning his mischievous sophistries,
submission lo his injuries, acquiescence
in his misdeeds? No' If humanity
had given an affirmative answer lo the
definition last above-given there would
be no such thing as political liberty.
Mankind would he socially what the
moon is physically " a dead issue."
The man who wraps himself in Phar
isaical self complacency, who thanks
Cod he is not as other men are, who
" knows" that he could fill with ability
those public trusts that other men fill
with contcrnptabilily, who is ready to
accept innuendo for fact, whose wish
is father to the censorious thought, who
sneers and caips and splits hairs that
his fellow man may be found wauling
that man has neither admirer nor sym
pathicr in the writer of this. Hut the
Pharisee is not more to be deplored
than is Ihc moral mollusk the man
who lays all the blame for human sin
and suffering upon " poor humanity ;"
who whines because " God does not
kill the devil;" who would molly-coddle
the criminally weak and wet-nurse the
weakly criminal ; who calls felons "un
fortunate," and public plunderers "men
unduly tempted." With what splendid
scorn has Jesus of Nazareth painted in
their true colors the types of men for
whom the maudlin sentimentalist!! of
the age is the " charitable" apologist.
Yet was not Christ the human incarna
tion of charity ?
Hah"! It would make one despair if
there were no Divine promises. If the pro
phctic assurance of Truth's final tri
umph were" not of record and if the
Christian world had not conic to believe
the prophecy life, to most of human
ity, would not be worth the living. I-'or,
in the fight between Truth and Error
there is no fact so discouraging as the
apathy of negatively upright men lo
business crookedness and political im
The reform party in Hawaii to-day
is suffering from a redundancy of tool
lusks. Hut quite as much it suffers
from sheer selfishness. Almost as a
unit the intelligence of the kingdom
desires good government. Hut it wants
'good government" with an "if." Mr.
Hlank is a large land owner. He says :
"What shall I do to make my holding
the most profitable ? " That is his first
and great inquiry ; and the second is
like unto it : "Docs not my duty begin
at my own line fence?" So he wants
reform if he can have it without pre
judice to his own grat interests. Mr.
Dashe is a planter. He says : "How
shall I make my crop net me the best
returns ?" He loo is a patriot if his
patriotism docs not interfere with his
duty to himself. Mr. Starre is a mer
chant. Thus his self-questioning :
"How am I to get rid of this stock of
goods ?" To the profitable answering
of that question he bends all bis ener
gies. He is for good government,
"fust, last and all the time" if his "fur"
be not "against" the interests of his
bank account. Says Mr. Editor and Pro
prietor : "How shall I increase myub
scription and advertisement lists?''
He is for leform, sinion pure itform,
KirOKU in small caps his "duty
to himself and his family" does not
make it clear that to uphold both sides
of a question (i. c, the rght ide and
the wrong side) is also his duty to the
We cordially. .agree with those who
believe that most of our planteis and
.most of our merchants really desire a
more intelligent and a more scrupu
lously law-abiding administration. The
Gazette and the Hulletin the former
directly, the latter indirectly assert
their sympathy in that desire, and co
operate to secure the desired "end. Yet
in the Hulletin of last Tuesday night
appears the following :
"1 uulicils It the breath of ficcUom, was
one of ihe ttiiUng phrase uttered by a Halo
mm of another country in disctming nvict
toddles. Thlt Is a truth that needt to be bid
to htait by Ihe people of this country. Things
of ipcAt importance to the public aie too often
done in ccrucr. pne of ike, icsulit ts to
ll, t, ttl 'ill 1 ' "
if ijlr imIi p. mi' ,niln 1 hi 11 i f
mylcr)f, flll'l cspr!-.. il'tti tin Irr If ftlti
whlrli th'Kil'l v prnHmnierl niwnljr loihr
tclfctttre piftlwil by mien irfardlns; the r
tilts of lhrHr wtrcrt critinrlls, many people H
pose profnnrnl reserrr? rMfwetftSf the suMsptrtfl
conssrttsttons of parties Intwwtftl In the nwln
fftlKi of the iMMir, winterer It mtf Ih A
swomtsry ami more cwlelrM ttsilt l that
rrn tucking In motsl m mental Intent,
filllnc lo ohtiln nisieihil for clhctmlori ol
llie merits of llir itietlofi, ll desperately de
termlneil Indhptay moir limn onllnsijr deo
(iifflof llir pnlilic Interests, Attack with inltin
persle IHltein!s, or een smrrlllty, ever) per
mm whom they csn eonnetl with llie actions or
policy Ihst they disapprove, It thus freuenllj'
happens that the responsibility for wlial It
wrong it placed npori tlmtilden llil he no
rlj;hl to besr it, and Ihm i;nrid rne Is In
Jured hy its helnc mlvoeatnl In the liitie
of Ihe shunt. Why cannot inch a question,
for Inalsuire, n that of the niirenry, lie dis
cussed iiion lit mcflu, without tecrlininltluri
of persons who are only indirectly connected
wllh the matter I Aio!ciKlti for the Kovern
rnenl'-for defenders or etKinenls of Its rur
rcticy policy, or want ol iolicy, it hat had
none are primarily responsible for the n.ily
lliingt that have been said iiion that question
in havine tlfematljeil as "conspirators some
of the foremost business men of the country,
and alniseil them for having got the belter of
Ihe government in its admittedly Illegal or
rariKemenls with them. All the unpleasantness
engendered by Ihe currency questioli mfglil
have Iwcn avoidel had the government from
Ihe nu'sel taken the public Into its confidence.
As the 1st of December approached and llie
incithanln were obliged to set their homes In
order for the inauguration ol the cold standard
they were left in doubt at to the i;ovcrnment's
own prcparei'nets for Ihe change. Conse
quently their arrangements were of necessity
foundeil UKin conjecture, and their decidon
was qualified by an "if." If the government
evince a reasonable desire to carry out the
taw, provide a gold deposit oppniilmating to
the amount of certificates redeemable in gold,
anil engage to prcicrve the equilibrium be
Iwcen gold and silver in circulation at flic law
directs then wc shall treat ihe certificates at
lender for gold and astitt as far as possible the
execution of the law." That was the decision
of Ihe chief private promoters of the currency
act, and wc think it was acted upon so long at
there seemed to lie anj probability of the con
ditions being fulfilled. Yet, when doubt wai
cast upon the fidelity of Ihc government, dill
ihc government attempt lo show that the
doubt was unfounded, at a frank statement of
what its Intentions weie in the matter ? It docs
not appear so. Instead, its apohgitts tried 10
throw all the blame for the confusion that hail
ensued on account of a lack of gohl in the
treasury, upon ccrt.dn business firms. Hence,
the acrlmong and irrelevant personalities of
the past few ilsys. Ycrily, there is need for
"llie breath of freedom" to course through the
public affairs of the nation.
The Bulletin is edited by a gentle
man who impresses those who meet
him as sincere. His newspaper experi
ence has been considerable and his
talents arc evident in the conduct of
his journal. Hut we think the editorial
printed above evidences lack of judg
ment, lack of consistency and lack of
generous journalistic dealing. We write
ihis in the full belief that Mr. Logan
will meet our criticism in the jpirit of
The first five sentences of the edi
torial are eminently sound. We have
advocated the doctrine therein laid
down not onlyin regard togoverntnen
tal affairs, but in regard to such semi-
public affairs as the deliberations of the
chamber of commerce. We think the
doctrine cannot be gainsaid.
The sixth sentence, beginning "A
secondary and more undesirable result,'
is what from another pen might
seem a cowardly attack upon tne
Morning Guide. Wc think Mr. Logan
wrote it, or permitted it to appear,
without due consideration. The cap
does not fit ; it is labelled for one who
does not purpose to wear it ; but the
application to the Guide's castigation
of the registrar is so plain that he who
runs may read. Whether the writer of
the Guide article is or is not a person
"lacking in moral and mental balance"
it is certainly unjust to write of him as
"failing to obtain material for a dis
cussinn of the merits of the question."
We refer to the files of the Press and
Guide for a full vindication on that
count. In all the long discussion of the
Hawaiian Currency problem the Satur
day Press has not been behind any of
its neighbors. Is it not fair to assert
that it has led them? With one excep
tion, we have advocated no measure of
importance connected with the cur
rency debate that has not been justi
fied (or, if not yet settled, apparently
justified) by events. The exception
was our approbation of the chamber of
commerce in agreeing to accept treasury
certificates as the equivalent of gold,
Events have shown that move gener
ous and public-spirited though it was
to have been a mistake.
Desperately determined to display
more than ordinary interest and devo
tion to the public interests" is an un
manly and undeserved slur. Our re
cord is the best answer. It would be
very easy to write more or less clever re
tailatory abuse of our esteemed contem
porary the Hulletin : We might " drop
into verse," r It Silas Wegg.after the fol
lowing fashion :
A mingy and scotbutic )outh -Alien
10 reaon and lo truth
Hy loo much addle In the cg
That hatched him- -thut is pleased lo beg
The question of his brainlestnest
Uy seeking- -through the utcle mess
Of mental porter, dally brewed ;
Of well lushed no-news, dally chewed
So to confute the public tight
That black will will come to look like while.
Twill terve, lad when you learn to write.
Hut we shall do nothing of the sort.
1'irst, it would be unjust ; secondly, it
would be ungentVinanly j thirdly, we
prefer to return gqod for evil
Astolht question hac the l'rebi and
Guide " attacked with intemperate bit.
teruos, or csen scurrility, every person
Wl I In tin ',
nctioti. tir pel
1 Hint I il.tlf 1 t ItlHl till.
ii v that thiv disapprove,
wc deny the 1 mint and chalb nge proof
We will ever allow the llulhuirl to
change "every jwrsin" to "riy perion,"
'I he writer of this who lini done fWHl
of the so railed bitter writing for thill
Journal has never rmploydtl InvcntfVc
in a single instance not justified by
The nest sentence is the most mis
rhlcvoui in the article. It is an apol
ogy for Mr. Pratt. " It thin frequently
happen etc ' ' persons only dir
ectly connected." We rnimot answer
defendeni's counsel better than by re
ferring thein to the article in te Mr
Pratt and his defender, in last Wednes
day's Gaclte. The argument of the
Gazette is the morec onvinclng because,
only a few months ago, that journal
eulogized Mr. Pratt's character and (in
r.'ifurt) congratulated the country that
he filled the registrar's olTic c.
'I he rest of the Bulletin's article
we think, sound.
'I his is a naughty worlcL-made so
by froward folk who will not live ar
cording to conscience. Saitl Theodore
Cuyler : " The model merchant is the
man who gives as good as he gets, who
pays as he noes, and who keeps his
books by the 'golden rule.'" The same
aphorism might be applied to the poli
tician and the editor- that is if the mil
lenniuin were at hand.
" Couriige montomtttde, It diab't til
marl" said the bold Denys of Hergundy.
We wish we might echo Ihe cheering
intelligence. Hut, unfortunately, we
cannot- the devil is not dead. Until
he is it is dangerous work trying to whip
him around the stump while declaring
that a spade is not a spade or that a
lie is a mere " different e of opinion,"
' IIIK flVllllKSUY uvr.s7io
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,1 Itemitrhnhtr Vlern of .trnmmt
ltltinl " l.ltif M10,1 l.tn,"
KlilTOR SATURtuV Press, Sir
from an "inspired" contemporary :
Wc print elsewhere one of Ihe most irnpor
tantdcclarationsofministcrl.il policy that hat
ever oeen mule In trie kingdom,
'Ihe declaration (unsigned) Is to the effect
that II s Hawaiian Majesty's Uuvernmsnt, be
ing deeply concerned at the anxiety of the dear
people because treasury certificates were not
so gooil as gold, hat resolved to make them
good by depositing a uniform 0 per cent, of
silver, in excess of the silver already deposited,
in order to mike silver-hacked cenlficitcs as
good as qold.
It taket the entire pecSple of the islands into
the confidence of the government, and gives all
ncctssary guarantees that the public credit
will be sustained.
I am very glad, and trut that the naughty
op(otition press whllewitnessing the affect
ing spectacle of the government and Ihe people
weeping in each other's arms, will put on the
sack cloth and sit down in the ashes of genuine
repentance. The dear people have always be
lieved themselves "taken in," but they didn't
know it was a "confidence" game before.
Indeed, in our judgment, ministers go fur
ther in tins matter than was at all necessary,
because no one estr seriously doubted the bona
fides of their financial policy.
Indccdnoone(inthcg.g.)did. The good faith
of the government's financial policy has been al
ways acknowledged by the Advertiser and the
ministers themselves and why additional
endorsement ? '
In dtference, however, to an cxaggera'ed
suspicion on the part of local financiers, be
gotten of prejudice, the government has gone
the length of more fully explaining the pro
vision ihey have made for redeeming out
standing silver certificates, and exchanging
the silver on special deposit for redemption
purposes into its gold equivalent. lhat pro
vision renders redemption on a gold basis an
absolute ccrtaints. Nothing more than this
could be desired by the mott rabid monomet
alist, and we trust that in future this vexa
tious question will not disturb ihe equilibrium
of lacal finance.
The "rabid tnonometalists" have already
wiped the foam from their lips and are even
now howling themselves hoarse with joy in
front of the various ministers. The "equilibrium
of local finance," assured that it will not be
"disturbed," has probably, by Ihis time, gone to
The government act prudently In reierving
the general question of silver coinage for legis
lative action. It cannot be disposed of sum
marily. It involves considerations taking a
very wiuc range, anil tnoum noi ie seuieu 10
ihe exclusive satisfaction of a single interest of
the kingdom, however inltucnlial or important,
The " prudence of the government " having
been taken from Ihe treasury vaultt will soon
be exhibited in a glass case, for benefit nf the
What should be reached if possible and s
believe it lobe quite possible is a monetary
equilibriuni. Let a ratio be established be
tween the precious metals which form the
medium 01 universal exenange, ami ine cur
rency will lake care of itself. Hut if gold be
exalted by law, and tilser be debased to token
money, there can be no equilibrium, and those
who control credit institutions will have the
industries and trade of the country in the hoi
low of their hand. They will be at once king,
ministry and assembly, without that retnonti
bility for their acts which should always
accompany the exercise of power.
The "monetary equilibrium v has already
been reached. The wicked idolalort whu
wanted to "exalt gold" have all been pun
ished. Silver no longer "debased to token
money" has gone out to WaiklU lo breakfast
with the "utio of exchange." And ihe
nauphly "credit institutions" who wanted lo
be "Vingi ministert and assembly," have
opened Ihc "hollow of their hand " and have
permitted the "industries and irule of the
country " lo escape into the rear olf.ee of the
treasury's down-town branch.
In these remarks we do not wish it to be un
derstood that we are censuring any one In par
ticular, or that we are aisposeu to linn uult.
Thcie hat been a turfeilof fault-finding already.
Our desire is to harmonire, not to duide.
Oh my I
The kingdom needs repose. Its resources
are practically undeveloped. No sufticicnl
test hat yet been made of llie variety of pro
ducts which can be raised here. It has been
the fashion 10 run lo one siaple.bul a tune has
come when a diversity of productt must be
created if Ihe country is to progmt. Popula
tion and capital are needed to that end. but
neither will be atliacted to long as those who
are here devote iheir energies loth' task of
tearing down instead of building up.
So say we all I "Having uU all there It to
tav about currency we no devote uuitelves to
lumlp. !" In the name of the frophct, figs I
Honolulu, February 37, l&Sj.
The comic aspect of the latest cur
rency phrase has its sciious side. We
have debated the question so exhaust
isely in these columns that iteration
has become a double weariness to
ri iciii ,ihl U wnur Hut tt ithihx',
are twit rlcar, I hc giivirnrm nt h 1 d
In ro oicrate with a ronimitt'''- (if lion
aitiMnt who shall have (tower from
lime to lime to examine the special
depoils, so as to find out if the r cr
UrViites (which the people arc lo accept
as gold) are really maintained, as pro
vided in (lie agtectnent ? And if cer
tificates are presented for redemption it
gohl, or silver plus iri per cent., lo be
pnid In redeeming ?
Since the above was put in type the
Hulletin bus cfTtt lively supplemented
our position by an article from which
we quote the concluding sentence.
The prrttnt dlflitully In the currency Is not
to much a qiiesti'm of the "ultimttp rnleinp
tion" of the rertlfiestes by this gosernment or
a urerdlri! rm. It Ii a want of Ifgil tender
for the transaction of lslns. The special
df postts may be Increased until they burst the
treasury vaults, but that will not enable people
tu My debts of over ten dollars If they ha e
not Kold to do it with,
An article in the Advertiser upon the sub
ject Is more absurd lhan the "declaration" of
the ministry's IndciH-ndence of the law as it
should have lieen called. At one end of the
article, the question Is made a political one and
at the oilier iolitics are loftily disclaimed and
only pure patriotism professed. Il trealt Ihe
currency question at tettlcd by the "de
rlaratiou," hut maket no thowing nf the pro.
I X ' 'I
The board of immigration has issued
a circular lo employers of Japanese la
bor advising them as to the treatment
that may best secure faithful and effi
cient laoor irortt them. Alter a nasty
reading, the circular evidences thought
ful, sound consideration of the important
question it discusses. We sincerely
hope that in the matter of Japanese
labor the board and citizens gencr
ally may work together harmoniously
for the common good.
A UoihI .Vir,Hi.
r.niros SaIUroay I'MMSfr V.x Gov
ernor Coburn, of Maine, by his last will and
testament consummated the crowning act of a
well spent life.
Of an estate aggregating two millions of
dollars, he gives one and One quarter millions
to charitable and educational institutions as
follows: Maine Insane Hospital at Augusta,
to be funded, $50,000; Maine General
Hospital at Portland, $107,000 j Maine Stale
College of Agriculture and Mechanical Arts,
to be funded, $100,000 ; Colby University,
$200,000; American lliptist Horn Mission
ary Society, one half to Freemen's Schools,
$200,000; Wayland Seminary in Washington,
in memory of Fidelia C. llrooks and Mary A.
Howe, $5,0,000 ; American llaptist Missionary
Union, for a Judson memorial fund, $100,000;
Maine lliptist Convention, $100,000; Water
ville Classical Institute, one half to be funded,
$100,000; Houllon Academy, $5,000; Haptist
Church, Skowhegan, $lS,ooo ; M line Indus
trial School, $5,000; Hallowell,$5,ox; Bloom
field Academy, to open the sime.free of tuition
to the public, $7,000 ; Trustees of Illoomfield
Academy, to found a free public library in
Skowhegan, $30,000 ; town of Skowhegan,
for the poor, $20,000 ; town of Skowhegan,
land for.a public park and Skowhegan Hall
Association, $15,000 ; besides various sums
ranging from 1,000 to $5,000 as tokens of re
gard. The residue goes to the children of his
deceased brothers and sisters. This seems to be
a uopular way of disposing of money. Kx-Gov
ernor Stanford, of California proposes to ad
minister on his estate, in the same manner,
for the benefit of his state How proud we
should he of the generous bequests of the late
Hon. Mrs. Uishop. Let those of our wealthy
men who remain ponder these things.
Honolulu, February 11, 18S5.
Em ton. Saturday 1'kessAV Vou will
nblige me by inserting the death of .Monsieur
Joseph Stcyfoers (the Hawaiian Consul at
llrugcs) in your valuable paper, I give you also
some cstracts from the Ilelgian newspapers :
"The funeral of Monsieur Jos. Sleylaeri,
Consul of Hawaii at Iiruges, who has been so
suddenly tsken from us, look place Friday Ihe
16th of January.
"At ten o'clock a numerous crowd hastened
to the house of the deceased where were the
young and numerous family of the deceased
who was greatly esteemed. Amongst the num
ber of persons collected we remarked Ihe Gov
ernor, the Senator Daron de Combrugghe,
several members of the administration Com
munal, Mousieur Ferdinand de Cannart d'
llamale, Consul General of the Kingdom of
Hawaii in Belgium and ex-Counsellor Com
munal at Iliussels, Monsieur Charles vande
Urandc, Consul of the Pays-lias, etc, etc lie
lore remosing ihe body, Monsieur Ferdinand
de Cannart U'Hamale, pronounced a discourse.
These words were listened to amidst profound
silence. Immediately aftcr.the funeral cortege
wended Its way to the Church St. Walburge.
The pall bearers were the Consul General
of Hawaii and the Consul of the Netherlands,
Loffrande at the services as alsn the mass
lasted a long timc.proving the esteem in which
the family Steylacrs-Hoetman.'weie held by
the population of Urugcs. .
Receive, Mr. Editor, the assurance of my
Fshwnasd de Cannart n Hamalk,
II. 11. -M's Consul General in Belgium
Aveiue des Alts No. 4J. Ilruisels, Uclgium,
January 37, 1S85.
lit II'iiiiI. la lintnlgrittr.
Editor Saturday Prms Sir Desiring to
s.ltleni)selfononeof the cluster of Islands
Sand w iches.aml employ myself w ittwgronomy, I
lake the liberty to apply to ou,slr,with the re
spectful petition.to givr me.if )ou please.tle in
formation, if it is possible, to buy there som
earth, and how much cost an acre? Hopping,
you will kindly escuse me, thai 1 hawe bin
boldeunough to trouble )ou with my petition,
1 remain, bit, our
Me duectluu 1 Henry llvhk Moscow ( Kui'
sia) bM'-iudclka,suKJ perciilok do.u Sokolowoj,
Moscow, I January, 'S5.
We hojie local real estate dealers will
communicate with our correspondent.
STI.Vl-tRS.-.M Bru.Mli, in th. uuclWAusu.!,
irf.h StUjt, It. Ut. l.i.!Ua Cdoiui t
MATIILS.- At S.. r.ul, MLw., F.b. i, ill, .1 h.
r.uJ(fK Cbis (jcott. lr. Cm( U JltstrM .!
LlIKlArE.-At Sao l)txo, C.U.. K.b. IJ. JMj.
WilUuit LUtf, fututly of Ia4(vtw.bt ll.tui,
it J i.
ALI.XANUER.-At Np, C.U., K.b. I. xUi,
Cluil. II. AWn4r, of MaIu.m, Maoi. .fci )6.
MAC.OON-la llaidulu, liUoT iS. Ill),
:uikHiU, Mrs. MirU h. Mxfo
I oho JUiuua, Lm ., oJ (ucumlr f Mltbi.U.
..umom Cwutr. Msu... &c4i6us.
I If. feOnav &Son
No, 42 Queen Street.
llavt ne Umth.f
For Alamoda & John D. Oprockols,
iir llii"li nt
Cntmitii to H" d
UA I1w. fM CUt
IlfjH IMuf, Kl Ufi
litlM Wfit. Hut.
JUtVj Own, f!tf. WW,
ufc Cfit. Il'si. CnW-J,
SjkVi llrtn, (!! frt Mn
SitVi fln. WMi,
3i(h IIOAtr N'lJ,
4.sfc IVant, UytM,
5'k htariti llfrft".
t)t irrt, Mt,
Vfl Ontorrt. IWt .Hilrtr SVIn,
ftasfc !VIt, ltH In liuwriM
( t F.flM Svla Cfflr'M,
CM M flirt m Hr't.t,
Ct CraitiMj Whl, lo lb. Uk.
OmLVffi Mtaf hln, 1 lb hi.
Cat Ll MmI, toll.. U,
Lif Corn fttarth,
Cathi Jlufxa Kami,
CaiU CA Kami,
CW U. II, flMun.
Cawi f'asirLftfik'i I.
LanJ, 1 lb f.a.1,
itUnt(' larl. U. ((.
(, FairbanV Lard, 10 IS
Cattt Whim Hu.tr, In tin,
HalfUU llullor, IVltU fUtf,
Or LMt. Hutiir. 'Wt P. oil,
IMir firkin liuter, (Jill nfK(
(Jr. firkin Hutti, (Jilt KrJj,
Cavt New Cliff w
J',iMa!..i WW Salt Glnifi,
HMt I1rc CtilmnMj Hirer Saliiofi,
Cait trrU Vti,
C'im LiunsJrr Starch
Hff Hrfwn laundry Soap,
Cure Java CfcT". KoattM ami (JrounJ, t lb tint,
AtKB.i Cnrtn CotTe,
IhttU japan 1 ra, f lb. pm m,
Lhttu Jar,nn lt, y lb. ft.
Itoart Kaltlnt, sjrvor I.jyrrf.
( Ue Raltint, lnvitm Ijrcri.
Y txj Kalilni, lsmitm l,am,
Uo KUlni, Mutcaltl.
Case Miad I'klclM,
Cm feulcc. aiortrl,
I'ill Miiitfi M4t, AtrKxei,
III.'! 1ISI4!W lllll'fCt,
11n Mlncc Mt, Cutting
S"b K I'raoutl,
Sack HnilHh Walnut.
SmV Soft Shell Alraomtt,
Aarkl ln f'fcant, fiira larz'
Caf Cftlifrvfbla Ilof, 1 lb. tin.
Cat Kirif, Mont Je Co'., fch earn J
Fruit, Jttltet anJ VejrfUbtc.
Hitt W(iiptnf Apt, twtra quality,
A LArtB AUOirMIMT OP
lirttt Cailforntn Leather
Sol, lnoli. Ham, Skirting ami Ujpr
r reficrj knu Mncncan uailtkiri,
Shc(i HVin, Coil hkint,
Hawaiian 5Jdl Tr
And other coo J too numerous to mention.
1hK eiJ art fieh, wire bought very low,
will b told ai
LOWEST MAIlKirr RATES.
H, W, KcSBESNET i m,
No. 42 Queen StruetU
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC.
"HE ELITE ICECREAM
The celebrtej Ice Cream heretofore tupIiJ at ll
1 Klite I'arlV-" will U crvej at tl. SARATOGA
IOUSHon Hotel St'rett. oppo.t Dr. . S. MtCrrw'
residence, until further notlct.
C" Opon Daily until 10 o'clock P.M.
Ordtrt fo Surrcas, WsuoiKr.j, Halli, Paktim
Etc , will receive prompt and careful .ii.hiuni.
Ouxcari suh Ice Crem will mike its uual rout
SI, W. MeCHKASKrs Afl.V
IIknkv Har, Manner.
CITY SHOEING SHOP,
(Opposite noori's stabi.ks)
Horse Shoeing in all its Brandies
IMie In the nto&t wnlmanhlte raanaer.
Racing & Trotting Shoo3 a specialty.
Our Kales will be feasonable.
The underigned, Kavmi bought out the interevt of
Mr. James liodd In the above thop, sutts a coouuj
a nee or ine noerai pairwatje txtioweu on ine uie aim.
Mr. I. W .McDonald received the bleheit
Award and Diploma, for bit HaaJ-madt Shoes.
I (SIS WUM bMIIUHISfH IUI Mil
&T Uoriettal.cn 10 the tltop anj rettirrteJ at short
ootkehenaured. J. V. McOONAUU.
GEO. M. RAUPP,
I'ort Street. Oiipasttu DoJd's StttVilas.
Uisf, V..I, Mutton. Uvmb vl& Park.
Gtrraiu soil PuiL Ssu.sg.s,
Flih. Poultry oJ VsgeUbUs.
OivUrs ill rtctivs ynap attcurWiu Sbippiaf tap.
(Jiil wub ilitpitctk
Tsls.moss Ka 104
Pacific Hardware Company
Successors to Dillingham & Co,, and Samuel Hott,
IMPORTERS AND DEALERS IN
Hardware, Agricultural IinplementH,
Jfoune FurnlHhinv Good dv General MervhnntllHe.
The cotubmctl Mock or the to firm gc ui y (u and wmplete line of goodt 4t
loweU maikct latri. All orJn ent to the uAdeciigotil, or to Mr. hiinuel .So far PfCU
UhecbuofeMMJ formerly wU by him, wilt u fcteru receive nu peri "
.upcnhUa. PACIFIC HARDWARE COMPANY,
At ihtfr Sim itt t vM an tfthi
lo th Irfti,
1js4W CYtalH flofe.
rMvwir MrM Top 7Mm,
HM M Hbck Ahf f mthm Trvftfci
If ttl Cht (If flta,
Ve'riMlWft, ! h 0
CtWw Cl-nw, Kfr Craaktr
A i4 h Inmtr of
lYaCft ni In .I-opiiH,
AlJlf1sr tit, t4 iO i ItKb
A WO - -
TO CLOSE CONSIGNMENT,
I'ar.t Jtt, S1.U Ifitt 1'-, Can f.'.tt.
IS M MiW, -msrt lb. CtVMM,
Carwry'Iv lttfn, W liar Hucy.
Cubnol-Grwr hsrprew U'aVM,
Extonntcn Top Family Carriago,
Marul Cartl. ( Cart.
Platform Seal, Firmer' Hitf'ft
Canl Darrow, Oriniionei
tiih-tr Utlnz(h 4 l t loth)
Tar, Oirt, I Jack tit, Viafjir,
Jirirbnl Fence Wire.
S lrn Sift (atvnrrd lircsl, j.
I1ml.r, Kaolin, Ctm-M.
An 2iioriinnl of OiaIm,
lUIr Maltr. .i,
i) e m no it a t ir a a o v s ,
Juit th it.in now.
CeittrluauJIAnlngt, Etc., Etc.
t V ADAMS, Aurllonrrr
ARE Till; liEST.
And all the Standard Odor?
A new invoice just received
i.t ,t f f i,r Uir, lmfit?Wflr
Ffl 'f ll martti HrhH9t
I ill itl f fiti AtMttrm,
I On Snlnr(ly,Kcl).28tli
At if ','lorS imw, H Wf SMMiwrw,
THAT OKHTAIN VAtUAIlMS
Piece oJ" IIjiiiicI'
In VmM VarWr Hfc rlw IMMlnts t
I mft .- L m.m ihn9nn.
()ffm l lyn4 FKflt. t, M ll Ssaws si tt
Aim si br tLBl pMtna It. TW lilantat ""
vf fdla Bt'Xrtttr ttW k MatHdr hmrntf ? l
ibM fn rn4fM o rrmaut hum for i vtrm
rmattf fc.i tin rfcs
Valuiiblc I'ioco of Liind
M Klnf fttmt. sialalnf ids tsSlM Mai N
aampHtSfl WMh. iihtV SctiMlttssfrl la
Wins tttsrwi. mwslmng m f ttt riiMTM
ins (MM Mai fersurl
ri rmr. of l, p Rtsi rf jsv
Ar.s, Iks Lfsst cf that C.iUln
i' i man: or kalu laxjj
Ar KiV.tw, llsmhtla. (,
Fw is itms at on. y 4tfi K. ffMOis 4
IfonelttlM lebrotry 7rh, riH
Ii. I: .lll.t.U.H, ,twHil"r.
Bf orders IIENJIV R. MAC 'AkI.AWaC, MQ , I
1U offet at PaMic AwMma. m
SATURDAY, MARCH 28th,
Am o'eklt oxm, i my mtormt
Unlnta Vrtvlouy D.iiku.I at nt Prl
Those SpUn&id Lot on tire Comer cf Ueratami
, n4 Pillrol Street.
SuUtiv'vi'i i foitowa Imln )lae Mif arfl af b tni
krwtnt Upft P.i,f(om twfi iKef
e&Ji b r varUiloftV-
A 1 n Krei Vy iy hti, Bertianla Street; ttfrtrt
m it feet hy ifo fee, U-ia Strt ; tfput
Uf i-ieo f by if fel, IlercrWa S(rt; Ufi
Let 4 (! by I3f, Kl SfreJapiet ptie
lM y-iy ftet by t ftei, fUretanU 5Mreii; op
Xmi 6-iwftetby isff( KUAtiSuci; (ipMtprle
tan 7 iog ft by y f. kh bt(Mij iJreoa ,
upt pnee im.
Ijflf t fjn fe( by ij ftet, breiariU Street uyufi.
IjcA i' loofict by jo feet,
TUr'UtU 9lrl ; nft
Lc 1 1 - a fei by 1
50 f'et, Vut, Street; itpM price
Oi tbovt lets were purchased by Mr. McUtlnf
(or a mrdcrice, and for the pw-oi ol tnrprorenieni tC
bAJ had freat care and cIttaii eotfca At prewnt
II s wen CsTves-sn J m uu s-srwiy us m . is
a ihoU clfonxn of pUiut ajid rwvm, aJiin blooru
Tret. Ihe k&yil Yzlxn,
tM w rjaJ tK-
ihe Wi Hlra, the
l.mmlr.t iki FinPlI-n.lllC (WcdllUl. ihr latMO
ne Orange, the Ponain UeSi, tb Muirtn UraJiK.
the Fix lit, the AlUsZator I'r, the Alsnol and
uhera, lo Hom aasl rJowm tUre are great vari
ety, hrch muM be ten tt be apprcuiei.
Wait pipe tre UJ oa tu ccb of Lu Six. 1 10 u
incitMive and w feet of bote will reai any yn tA
them. 'Ihevs Iota axe Mituted j ut the cent of th
KuUotahua Plains, on the priocipel (reel leading
from Ilnolalu and are within twtMy aantn' i'Jt
from tffarn, well teiej opon ihe onuwbut rrjruie to
I thaJI ciTer trm on very favorable terat (or pur
cbant nainrty .
One-fcmrth Cub, and Dlaoc la qa-i Payment
of i a, 3 tad 4 yeirt, with Interest at Sevta
Per Cent, secured by Mortgage.
Tbi diviMon of fayrorMt, abd,w rUrs 4 mtrrttt.
atWw one m compaairvcly tsVuR torn JtMuHy pfl
for four year, la become the owner of at beautrful
Parti detain j tots amt mai.e earlr applicufan, at
wc aliall Krll at private 1 to llwne who fir appl)
Plant of the property cat he n i ny oke.
tT Deeds at purchtei capvtue.
;. f AHA 3tX. Auetlnrr.
WATER MOTICE I
mviSfi TO THE SCARCITY OF WATER.
thsjllurt far Irriemcn inll t &in3 ro 4 hoots rr
ihr. from 6 lo 8 a. u., sih rKrf9 4id6r. St. until
runk.roUK. CKAS. B. W.LSOM,
ABUOKd I SUM. UUU WUkt,
llonolohl, Jsmurr y, tSiv jr-tf
SxU i prevouU U l fct4 it (be wxice of ike
Minuter cf lb I atttior nniil u u'ekk oom oa Stur
day. the !ili dy U februjuy, ttiu ( tSe raiunKl-
bu cf the cki herein numed.
PUm nJ tpcificof nujr Le cKuaiaeJ t the
U&ce cf tie MsAiw oaAi titr tbe vh tUy uf ft fc
The workt ta Le eoouructed ie
nrtx The bU cf ibe Stra(e Ksenroir( 1 e., re
movinc all treee nj uher ttuU Krrthi, tod
cjicavaiui kd remotO(t all earth aJ rwL within the
iidicati le. '
Snd buUsita a dua of firUUi rbtU muoory
Ui4 tn full bed f hyd" .
(TukJ tjyio; iht Ivwof fifteen and ttlvc ImJi
ptpueaj Ktu t Uiwceu U t4tse rtwrrwr
Ukl lhat U OiMffcUUsM, A3-! fr&n Us Utter to the
fisMt U Cs.tu ttcet teiili the ptp vUn f tU tat.
Ncte TL wrk naj bedtrUe4 aaI let tnt w or
rounk Cojwirueiie J the drtir.botbx rewocia cat'
uwuijof tftcairMliAeJ ith hjrsinuIiG ceoec4a
Obocrrtt e UkkweiV UU ia full hftEredlk ceowot
beJ MJ4t, theo-silJ d lafu he tloIUilr
catMvcMd anJ the wMi rwfeJ aver
A8 sKjli mmi t iwd Pnvr-rlt f
(dsjiee the prtieUr k fir hkh the U4 U vudc)
A !o4 tsutu te e&eute'l ty the tetstracior U ti
() approved orik cooditkreted ( the fjuthM pt
fiHMtc w im cooiian.
The miyt reteo4 ihe rUM tu reject Le Vweu r
Kit f te eaJ Ut all (he alAe i one cMktraU.
Mlwer of loutm
iBtefwOSrce, Dec r,lU riS
&4 Pot 6l a r.
Eeod fftr OrctoUx.
TU T . K it Lmna UaUsJm SwgU an4
jXuble Entry && kcefii . fp4 to -1 ajw
oet (4 Um lAswuefftul Anihuutic. Utwev
PtAiuh.p J.lcmu3e Law. Bswiwu injsl
ener Lecture an Lw, Utteineta ren&. ar-f he
&Ktvi f Actual AuiiAl buuo4 lractke ia
WUA-sjtle aad ktu.t MihislusAi. Caeom'taWa,
cct liupurtuttf. k4dI lUteM Uuuacu,
trsAert. tJ tUakius. LimUS litMxJ. inctwluii
Rcadiax, S(xltUvc. VaiMVMAr, ir ; )rUI d
lin a Lauxua4et & uy U p aalcal UMruawa
IA riCIK. lVtUMlt, W ?(KsUU.q,
Smiii UrAMuii we- (naiiMvi&at hwsuoiA.),
Kweenni, Ayll. hJr-liod,Trj-wu',i'It'
Yut full vJotvuivM addr
tu iur.ALtJk to,
,,, .1 ! r . - mi IIB.JfSafill
Wtll ivy, u tU buwiiy ftu (XU.
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