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T1IE HAWAIIAN SM: "SA'OfftJAY, JUKJS 10, 1SM.-SIX PAGES.
THE SALVATION ARMY.
A Typical Scene in the San Francisco
"We will now hear from the newest
soldier of the Salvation Army our
convert of last night."
This announcement from a female
Captain of the San Fnncisco Salvation
ists brought slowly to his feet on the
platform the convert. I have seen
many men hanged, but never beheld on
the sciffold or off it, a figure so de
p raved, so sin.ster. lie sesmed to be
still in his twenties. Mis shoulders
were sloping and narrow, his hands
hung straight by his sides. The con
vict crop of his hair, which came down
in a peak uver his forehead to within
an inch of his eyebrows, helped to give
conspicuousness to the great ears that
stuck out like tlaps from his head. His
eyes were mere slits, his nose houked,
swollen and of a leprous white, and his
stubby little mustache, growing close
up under if, italicized the scowling
sneer of the evil and degraded f.ice.
The manner of the brute accorded with
his appearance, and the hideous story
that came from his lips in calm even
tones, as emotionless as if he had been
a machine wound up for the occasion,
was true. You could not doubt that any
more than you could help thinking of
penitentiaries and hangings when you
looked at him. The stamp, the odor
of the jail were upon the slinking sav
age creature a lump of human offal
spewed fjut by Whili chapel.
Captain Drace held the middle of
the stage and smiled and smiled, guitar
in hand, as she spoke. But nobody
lse smiled. There were none to share
the captain's pride and pleasure at the
exhibition of her prize convert.
"ly friends," said the gallows-bird,
his eyes answering habit and giving
furitive glances right and left, "I arn
glad to be here with you to-night. 1
have given myself to the Lord. Halle
lujah." It was said awkwardly and he did
not raise his voice at "hallelujah." He
had not yet caught the patter of the
Salvation Army, to which absolute
want must luve driven him.
"Yes, my friends, I am saved. I am
a stranger in your town, for I only
landed here on the first of May, but
most of you know about me, for all
that. You remember the excitement
about the boy murderer in London in
'83. I" (here he collectedly and with
a religiously subdued pride touched his
vest with his finger) "am that boy
murderer. The papers was full of me.
It was all about three shillings that be
longed to me father. You see, he
asked me for them, but I had spent
them for drink. He started in to
strike me, and I struck him. I was
Uken to jail" (with the Lay criminal's
foxy instinct he dodged confession by
words of the actual murder), "where
they kept me for a fortnight, and then
I was brought before Judge Tavistock
for me hearing, and I was remand d
again for another fortnight. Then I
was brought to trial in the Old Bailey
for murder, and the jury brought me
in guilty. I was only 15 at the time,
JUU au 11. J lllwugill ib ..Ma uk,. i.ui
to hang me, and I was sentenced to
prison for fourteen years. I served
five of 'em, and was parduned."
While the parricide coolly reeled off
this naked narrative of his monstrous
and , unnatural crime, Captain Drace
stood smiling. But the other girl,
whom the fiend could have touched
had he stretched forth his red hand,
buried her face in her palms. The
audience, loafers, drunkards, thieves
and outcasts though they were, sat
appalled in frozen silence. Captain
Drace was manifestly unaware of the
effect produced by the fearsome tale,
but most of her comrades on the plat
form hunt; their heads. The murderer
himself did not yet perceive how his
confession had been received. He had
paused, and the strained silence was
suddenly brcken with the words, not
loud, but fierce :
" You had ought to be hanged I '
They came from Mr, Nolan, who was
leaning forward on hts front bench,
glaring with his blackened eye upon the
The instant change that came over
the beast astonished the Army, with
fist extended and head on side, his
eyes menaced murder as he retorted
"Well. I served me time for it!"
He wuuld have added more to this
plenary exoneration for the slaughter of
his parent had not Captain Drace, her
smiles all cone and her comely tace
rather pale, interposed with a gentle
Gesture, and told the roused lamb to
go on with his story. So, with an evil
clance at the subdued Nolan, (to whom
the bed had again come uppermost) and
mollified by a sense of triumph, the
"Well, I served me five years, as I
was saying when that gent put in, and
then me mother, who had got me par
doned, came to the prison for me in
coach and pair. She took me home,
and on the way she made me promise
I'd let the drink alone and she'd give
me a pound a week for doin of it. But I
did drink, and one day I goes home
with,the gin in me, and me mother and
me had some words and I knrcks her
about. With that I Roes off and drinks
more. Next day I goes home and
there's me brother and sister a cryin'.
" 'What's the matter of you?' says I
" 'You know,' says they, still a-cryin',
" 'No, I don't,' says I: 'I ain't done
" 'Yes, you have,' says they.
" 'What have I done ?' says I,
" 'Go up to your mother's room an
see, says they.
"So I goes up to me mother's room
an' there I see a sight such as I never
see. She was a-layin' on the bed, an'
both her eyes was black an' her nose
broke. Then I comes down stairs an'
I leaves the house, an 1 am t never
seen or heard from her since."
Something came over the brute. Tb
staring eyes cf the horrified faces before
him penetrated even his insensibility
He saw in them, bloated and low as
Continued on Fourth Page.)
Are we to be, or not to be,
a part of the Great Republic,
seems to be the burning ques
tion of the day, and one we
lad rather leave to wiser heads
than ours to solve; and while
great statesmen are wrestling
with this momentous question,
we want to have a little "07V-
wow witn you on some other
ubjects, that concern you as
well as ourselves.
Has it not occurred to you
that you've been wearing that
old hat long enough ! In these
)rogressive times if you intend
to be "in it," you've got to keep
pace with fashion. No matter
t 111 1
now otnerwise wen uresseci
you may be, unless your hat is
the correct thing you bear a
We have already laid in a
stock of the Latest Hats of the
coming spring and bummer
styles, in hard felts, soft felts
and straws, and including a line
of the celebrated " Fedora "
Iats, at present all the rage in
the United States. There is
therefore, no necessity for you
to hang on any longer to that
old Tile that bears such a
strong resemblance to the hat
your father wore."
Bejieving that business will
be better in the near future, we
lave not hesitated to keep our
stock full in all lines. Take
collars for instance : We have
almost everything you could
wish for. If you wear a stand-
ng collar, just come in and
take a look at our " Narenta '
or "rdonia : or 11 you preier
a turn down collar, try the
"Winnipeg" or "Goswell;" we
nave have lots of others, and
can't fail to suit you. Cuffs in
ibundance, links or otherwise.
Neckwear in profusion, scarfs,
Windsors, 4-in-hands, and a
special lot of " Boys' Bows;"
suspenders in great variety,
eather and woven ends, good
strong, serviceable goods.
We might go on indefinitely,
but space is valuable, and to
enumerate everything we carry
would fill a pretty fair sized
book. If there is anything
you want in the men's line,
just drop in and see us, and il
we can't suit you, we don't be
lieve any one can.
If you should want a pair o
nice shoes, let us try a hand at
httiner vou. LMcl it ever occur
How much a man is like his shoes;
For instance, both a soul may lose.
Both have been tanned; Both aie made
tight by Cobblers;
Both get left and right;
Both need a mate to be complete;
And both are made to go on feet.
They both need healing; oft are sold,
And both in time will turn to mould.
With shoes the last is first; with men
The first shall be the last; and when
The shoes wear out, they're mended
When men wear out, they're men dead
They both are trod upon, and both
Will trejid ofi others nothing loth.
Both have their ties, and both incline
When polished, in the world to shine;
And both peg out Now would you
To be a man, or be his shoes.
Just three pointers will be enough for you;
1st We have over 20,000 pairs of Shoes in itock lo select
from, embracing all leading lines.
jL2nd We buy in larger quantities th'nn any one hi the coun
try-, only spot cash, consequently we buy cheaper..
3rd We have no extraordinary inducement to offer: you
would distrust a man who had gold dollars lo !lt for ninety
cents. Look out for the shoe man with that kind of a story;
11s shoes may be Lounlerfeits.
THE MANUFACTURERS' SHOE CO.
Wholesale and Retail Boots and Shoes.
102 FORT STREET.
II. ff. ilcCllliSNIiV k SONS,
POINTERS in SHOES
Honolulu, H. I.
A FULL LINE
Always mi Hand.
Per Kvtry SteineMul Sail.
Cheese, Lard, Hams, Butler,
Codfish, Milk, Onions,
Crackers, Potato a, Salmon,
Macaroni, Corn Meal,
Pickled Skipjack, Alvicore,
Flour, Grain and lloans.
Saddle Leather, Harness Lcoilicr
And All Kinds of
Leather and Nails for Shoe
de Works Co,
23 Nuuanu, Honolulu, H. I.
High Class Beverages
Lemonade, Soda Water,
Ginger Ale, Hop Ale,
Hides and Goat Skins !
Etc., Etc., Etc.
A Trial Order Solicited
BENSON, SMITH & CO.,
The Hawaiian News Co.L'd
News and Music Dealers
25 and 27 MKRCHANT STREET, KEEP ON HAND
A Superior Asiortment of Goods - Blank Bookn, all kinds; Memorandum Books. In great variety
PIANOS, GUITARS, MANDOLINS,
Sheet Music Subscriptions Received for any Periodical Published.
Klinkner's Red Rubber Stamp and Yosl Type Writer.
II. W. MIUY & SONS,
HARDWARE, Builders anil General,
always up to the times in quality, styles and prices.
a full asivmmcnt to suit the various demands.
made expressly for Island work with extra parts.
CULTIVATORS' CANE KNIVES.
Hoes, Shi vels, Mattocks, etc., etc.
and Machinists' Tools,
Screw Plates, Taps and Dies, Twist Drills,
Paints and Oils, Brushes, Glass,
Asbestos Hair Felt and Felt Mixture.
Blakes' Steam Pumps,
Wilcox & Gibbs, and Remington.
Lubricating- Oils, in 'iuflIi' ngnc ufpej
It is not passibie to list everything we have; if there is anything
you want, come and ask for it, you will be politely treated.
No trouble to show jjoods.
Nature's Grandest Wonder.
The Popular and Scenic Route
IS IJV THE
Wilder's Steamship Company's
Ai STEAMER KINAU,
Mtted with Electric Light, Electric Hells, Courteous and Attentive Servfae1
AT LOW PRICE.
The Kinau Leaves Honolulu Every 10 Days,
TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS,
Arriving at Hilo Thursday and Sunday Mornings
Jl. W. JlcCIIISlY t SONS,
Honolulu Soap Works Co
42, 56 and 63 bars to case
One Hundred Pounds.
Prom Ililo lo the Volcano 30 Miles,
Passengers are Convoyed in Carriages
Over a Spi.knwo ,Macaiamizhi Road, running most of the
way through a Dense Tiopical Forest a ride alone worth the
trip. The balance of the road on horseback.
ABSENT FROM HONOLULU 7 DAYS!
-2 TICKET S,--
Including All Expenses,
For the Round Trip, : : Fifty Dollars.
For Further Information, Cam. at tiii: Om ick,
Corner Fort and Queen Streets.