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THE HAWAIIAN STAR, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, SIX PAGES.
WHEN PILOTS WERE PRINCES.
Rfclsrtvt Once . - i i, mil to Thoss nf
Modern Hnlln-ay rrctltlents.
Very interest inn are the reminiscences
from stsnm boatmen of nnte rate cutting
days, when pilots received wages enough
iti a week to buy an entire steamboat at
the present quotations on secondhand
boats. "Money easily earned Is ensily
spent," and Captain Joe Todd tells of the
pilot who received sy.no for a triptotlio
upper Missouri, and then "came down in
the winter to borrow money from uh poor
fellows who worked for 178 a month. "
Several of these old river pilots, whose
vocations entitled them to the largest div
idend of the robust earnings of the boats,
are still about the city , but unfortunati ly
very few now give evidence nf ever having
commanded such tnagnitleent salaries.
The Missouri river appears to have been
thesceneol optVAtloDt In wli;ch "meteor
ic" wages were pnid to pilots. The elocu
tionary artists who are "doing time"
around the ofllce stove sometimes tpiote
old time pilots' m:c as nigh as 16,000
month (without producing pp.ni-,.
From those who were uctiveix engaged
In the service it is learned that . rt Ki a
mont h was t he highest refill ir wages ever
paid to Missouri river pilots. Pilots, how
ever, were frequently engaged for a trip to
Leavenworth, Sioux City and Fori Sully at
wnges proportionately higher than these
Captain William It Massey. a veteran
Missouri river steambn.it man. stated yes
terday that he had often known fl.. .00 to
be paid to a pilot on a trip between St.
Louis and Omnhn, occupying from IS to II!
The palmy days for steamboat ing on the
Missouri river were from 1M4 to 1WS0, in
which the pilots were paid salaries like
those of railroad presidents at the present
day. bin spent their money about 10 times
its fast. A well known steamboat man in
St. Louis now is said to have been offered
a one fourth interest in a steamboat, val
ued at about sW.OOO, by one of the Doziers
for wages as pilot on a trip to Fort Ilenton.
Fifteen hundred dollars was also frequent
ly paid for piloting a boat from St. Louis
to Leavenworth and back, occupying about
nine days. - F.xchange.
Sou ll'ithtng us I .oil.
A sea bath is to must persons exceedingly
agreeable and refreshing, says an expert,
and. when judiciously employed, a nmlie
inal agent of great value; but, like all oi her
inediciual agents.it may Is-productive of
good or bad results, depending Upon the
condition of the one who takes the bat hand
his manner of taking it. To the convales
cent, impatient for delayed strength: tothe
inland dweller whose devotion to business
pursuits or housewifely cares lias resulted
in feeble health and nervous bankruptcy,
and to all overworked in mind and body,
no measure, when discreetly used, so surely
brings vigor and rest as a sojourn at the
seashore and a daily plunge into the salt
water. Though not every one's experience
in sea bathing hit been agreeable, and per
haps tosomc it lias proved posit iveiy harm
ful, it can be asserted that in nearly all
such cases the unsatisfactory results are
due to some indiscretion of the bather or
misconception of the principles that should
guide one in resorting to sea baths for san
Sea bathing is a more powerful tonic
tliau the ordinary cold bath. The stimula
tion of the cutaneous surface by the dis
solved salt, the changing and cooler cur
rents of air, the impact of the waves upon
the body and the mental effect of the un
usual surroundings combine to press the
system very forcibly. While such condi
tions may nave a depressing effect upon
one who is unaccustomed to them, tbev are
highly bracing and stimulating to him who
is strong enough to make sea burning safe.
A Treatment For Headache.
A treatment recommended by M. Dour
doukl of Moscow has the merit of being
both original and simple. While exauiin
ing one day a patient complaining of atro
ciOUl headache he used percussion of the
cranium, jost as is done for the chest, to
ascertain whether there was any apparent
material lesion. Two or three minutes aft
er finishing his examination he was greatly
astonished to hear his patient say that his
headache bad completely disappeared. This
method of treatment has succeeded in his
hands whenev er t here was no material cause
The percussion must be made lightly
with only one or two lingers, without pro
ducing any disagreeable sensation, but u
creasing grail null v t he intensity of the tapi
In t his way a sort of vibratory massagfl is
administered, whieh rvuiovts the distress
ing symptom. It is evident that tbls relief
can only In- momentary and thai the eaiist
must be discovered in order to lie sure to
cure the headache The same means is efti
cacious in muscular pain in nervous, im
pressionable people. It U at SnT rate easy to
try. and, according to the old saving, cau't
do any harm, even if it don't cure. Xew
i iirtiiic Condemned i
The habit of what is called flirting, which
some young men and women Indulge in, is
severely condemned by The People's Jour
nal: It is t h rough flirtal ion, Inch has ad vane
ed to something like a line art. that many
marriageable young folks lose their chance
in life. Flirtation destroys confidence be
tween the persons who indulge in it; it
prevent the natural growth of mutual es
teem; it is not a lliingof good faith. It is
an error to suppose that loveinakiug and
flirtation are identical; they are, in truth,
antithetical. Lovemaking is tender anil
ennobling, while flirtation Is cruel, foolish
and demeaning, The one is the prelude to
wedded happiness, the ot her is inimical to
it. Young men and w omen should exercise
their reason while on the lookout for suit
able life partners, yet many of them give
encouragement to flitters, silly dieters, who
are takeu no or thrown off, wiili results
that are often grievous Indeed.
Advie-e From the Gallery.
Thi- stage has furnished many amusing
anecdotes and has in many Instances served
to bring out the latest humor of the masses.
One of these, told ol the actor Tail hid-, 11
lust rates I he aptness of the gallery god in
the hour of need. It seems that Taillade
was acting in some forgotten piece with an
abnormally ponderous actress, Mile. Su
zanne Lagris by name, whom he was sup
posed in one of the lOSBeS to carry off half
fainting on his back. Hut bis arms were
too short to embrace the well developed
figure of Mile. l,agris, noting whieh one of
Ihe "gods," taking pity on the superhuman
efforts of hie favorite actor, shouted out,
Muke two journeys of iti" Harper's Bs-
The Huy Bee.
Father Why don't you brace up and try
to do something? Why, even the humblest
of God's creatures work and ivork faith
fully. Look at the little bee, for instance.
Son Yes, I'd like to be a bee. He lives
in clover one-half the year and in honey the
other half. Texas Siftings.
1 1 1 ii i i . mi Way.
Bessie Can't you come with me to Kit
ty's this afternoon
Jack 1 can't. I've got to go and see my
Bessie Why do you have to go to ses
your tailor? My brother's tailor comes to
see him - Life.
si. urn l Advloe.
Capitalist Stockson, what would you
advise me to buy tomorrow morning)'
Gloomy Broker A breakfast- if you've
Itot the price. Chicago Tribune.
THOS. G. THRUMS'
I 06 Fort Street.
Still Itctpl on bftM I vnricu slock ol Ufiicc,
Commercial ami Fashionable Stationery, con-
itsting in pari of Engrossing atul I-ral ptpvn
Hid wrapt" rs, Flat and folded Cap. broad and
narrow hill, Statcim-nt, Jnurnal and Ledger
paptrs; Linen and other letter and note Mptfl
m fold or tablet form, with or without en
opetl island VWW Letter paper and View
Note Papcteriesj Corrttpond em c Menu, Ball
uul iMlmn (.. mis, etc., etc., replenishing the
tame from time to time and eddini novelties
as they appear.
Books Besides a full line of Blank
Books, in the various sizes and bindings Time
Booksi Lttfr Booksi Agents and Notaries'
kfOordSf Receipts, Note and other form book,
aemOi tnd fa Ivuiks, the variety ol Miscel
laneous Works, Teachers' and other Bible,
Children1! hooks Linen and other Toy Hooks,
etc., etc., invites attention.
Special Import Orders for
Books, Music, etc.,
made up Monthly.
News The News Department has care
ftil attention for prompt lorwardance ol all
periodicals. Supscriptions entered at any lime
and periodicals not regularly rect :ived will be
ordered as desired.
All Subscriptions Payable
A lare stock of Seaside and other libraries on
hands and new Novels received by every mail
Artists1 Drawing Material?., and a full Ittppl)
of Winsor & Newton's oil colors, brushes,
Canvas i stretchers, etc., kept on hand or pro
cured on short notice.
Albums In their several kinds, Work
Boxes and Baskets, Toilet and Manicure sets,
V.im t 'ard Receivers, Leather Goods, Parlor
games and Toys in variety, Polls and Doll
Base Balls, Bats, Masks
For alt at piring enthusiasts in the profession;
Binding The Book Binding and Papei
Ruling Department still Blls at) ordcri entrust
ed to it in the manufacture of special work,
reblnding) plain and intricate ruling, map
turning, paper cutting and blocking, etc.
Music boon t with care.
Print In ft Printing orders of all kinds.
executed in lust clas manner.
In all the above lines in which T. G. T. h is
hern for over twenty years identified in this
city, he invites correspondence, and guarantees
prompt and careful attention to all orders en
In making up an order, see thai it includes a
subscription lor yourself and for one or more
relatives or friends abroad to "The Fru- m
the oldest paper published in the Pacific, Rev.
S. E. Bishop, E' ttorj published monthly, at
$2 per annum, devoted to the religious and
educational interests of these islands, as also
recorder of political and other current events.
Sample copies mailed to any address. A
limited number of advertisements Inserted al
The Hawaiian Annual now in
its Nineteenth year, and acknowledged not
only as the best authority on all information
pertaining to the islands thai residents should
know and strangers invariably ask, but the
only reference Book of Hawaiian statistics,
and annual recorder of current and reminis
cent events. There are homes probably in
this land in which it is unknown, except b)
name, and there are numerous friend! abroad
to whom this publication would afford untold
satisfaction for the fund of reliable information
it imparts in its one hundred end fifty or more
pages, with nothing of the "Guide Book" gusb
about it. Price per copy to any address in
these islands, 75 cents; or mailed 10 ary
addiess in the Postal Union for S$ cents each,
Metropolitan Meat Co.
81 KING STKEET,
G. J. WALLER, - Manager,
HONOLULU IRON WORKS,
Steam Engines sugar Mills, Boilers,
Coolers. Iron, Brass, ami Lead
Machinery of Every Description Made la
Order. Paiticuiai attonlion paid (o Ships'
Uacksinlthing Job work executed at Short
A FEW OF OUR SPECIALTIES,
Complete Assortment of
Stoves and Ranges
"CI-IlJlJEk " CABOOSES,
Kt in brick.
AGATE IRON WARE,
and TIN WARE,
COLUMBUS' WROUGHT STEEL
SINKS, Galvanized and White
CAI.. LAWN SPRINKLERS.
Sheet Met.d Goods in Tin, Copper or Gal
vanized Iron on hand or made lo order.
Full line of Sanitary Goods, Hath Tubs,
Lavatories, Water Closets, Pipe and Fittings.
We are equipped for work of all kinds in
!hc Sheet Metal and Plnndnng Trade, and con
guarantee thorough workmanship and first
class materials in these lines.
We solicit your patronage.
J. Emmoluth & Co.
No. 6 Nuuanu si., 41. I 104 Meichaut it-
Setter l Jstoftertittmrtttt.
at the Drake!
Ami you arc hound lo hit some of the
ducks. This is precisely thl same with
Cod Liver Oil.
It aims to cure Consumption,
Hits the Mark, too, and it
most effectually breaks upColds,
Coughs, Hoarseness and all
Throat and Lung troubles that
cause this disease.
It is natural logic to conclude
that it v AMPOLE 9 PREPARATION
of Con Liver Oil has power
lo prevent Consumption, it sure
ly is able, to cure these lesser
This vigor-making, fat pro
ducing preparation is Absolute
ly Tasteless, in so far as Cod
Liver Oil is concerned. All
you notice is a delightful flavor
ot W ud Cherry and Anise.
But the purest Norwegian
Cod Liver Oil is there all the
same. It is a great blood en
richer. Best of all it is a natu
ral food that in its stomachic
effects, actually assists its own
In Pulmonary or Bronchia
troubles it is unequalled. No
one doubts the value of Cod
Liver Oil, but not every one is
able to take it.
removes the nauseous objection
and actually makes Cod Liver
KEPT IN STOCK AND SOLI Y
HOLLISTER & Co,
100 Fort STREET, HONOLULU,
Established in 1872.
Estate of S. G. WILDER -:- W. C. WILDER
IMPORTERS AND DF.ALERS IN
Lumber and Coal
Doors, Sash, Blinds
Paints, Oils, Glass,
WALL PAPER, Etc.
Corner of Fort & Queen Streets
HONOLULU, H. I.
SI s Is
Wrought Steel Ranges, Chilled Iron
AGATE WARE (White, (.ray and Nickle-platcd), PUMPS, WATER AND
SOIL PIPES, WATER CLOSETS AND URINALS, RUBBER
HOSK AND LAWN SPRINKLERS, BATH TUBS AND STEEL
SINKS, 0, 8. GUTTERS AND LEADERS, SHEET IRON, COP
PER, ZINC AND LEAD, LEAD PIPE AND PIPE FITTINGS;
Plumbing, Tin, Copper and Sheet
Grand Quarter-Off Sale!
EGAN & GUNN.
Will Begin October 4th, 1893.
With one quarter-off every dollar's worth of
goods bought 111 their store for the
Next : Thirty : Days.
This means the Greatest Bargains in Dry Goods, Gent's
Furnishings, Etc,, ever Offered in Honolulu.
On many articles, it means less than cost, but our stock
must be reduced, and we are willing to give our time to the
public for the next thirty days, regardless of profit to ourselves;
do not regard this as an ordinary advertisement, as our former
sales are evidences that we do just as we agree. It is not
necessary to tell you that our stock of Dry Goods, Millinery
and Furnishing Goods is large and well assorted, which means
to our patrons good Fresh Goods. Nothing will be held back
in this sale. Everything will be offered at the large discount
of one-fourth off. jfcjST. S. Terms Strictlv Cash.
EGAN & GUNN.
New Furniture Store,
Hotel Street, between Fort and Nuuanu Sts.
U now opened fur business, and lias in stock the fittest assortment of
ANTIQUE OAK BED ROOM SETS,
EXTENSION TABLES, Etc
ALSO a fine itBOtttneOt of
Reed and Rattan Furniture
Fine Spring, Hair, Wool, Moss and Straw Mattrasscs; Live (lecse Feathers and S Ik Flo
for I'illows. Special attention called to our latest style ol WIRE MATTRESSES,
the best and cheapest ever brought to this country. Fine Lounge and Sola
Beds, at San Francisco prices. Complete assortment of Baby
Carriages, Cribs, Cradles, and High Chairs.
fcs" Cornice Poles in Wood or Brass Trimmings, jsetj
We make a specially of La ing Matting and Interior decorating.
Furniture and Mattresses Repaired by First -Class Workmen,
Cabinet Making in all its liranches
A trial 1 solicited.
91 if BELL, 525.
CHILDREN AND INFANTS'
Hats and Bonnets.
104 Fort Street
CHILDKENS CAMBRIC HATS, all coltrrt,
H A 1 a. in ueucate shades, Ironi pi 75 .pwaras.
CHILDKENS' SILK HATS, POKES and BONNETS.
CHILDRENS LACE HATS and LEGHORN FLATS.
INFANTS' LACE BONNE1S, Infants Muslm BONNETS Itom 50 cents and upwards.
SUN BONNETS in great variety at $ cenU and upwards.
A I.ARUK AKHOUTM KNT OF "i
' CHILDREN'S WHITE PRESSES, neatly made at to, 75 cents ami upwards.
CHILDREN'S Silk and Cashmere COATS and WRAPS Infants' Complete outm.
N 0 TT.
95 - 97 KING STREET.
Lowest Prices Prevail,
ORDWAY & PORTER,
Robinson Block, Hole! Street.
TELEPHONES MUTUAL 645-
- - Honolulu.
60 cents and upwaroV, Lace-triimned MULL
Life Assurance Society
Offers Insurance on all the Popular Plans, viz.:
Ordinary Life Plan, Pontine Instalment Plan (NlW, Chkai
Endowment Plan, and ATTRACTIVE),
Semi Tontine Plan, (,ir.t Lid Risks,
Free Tontine Plan, Partnership Insurance,
Indemnity Bond Plan (Coupon Bond Children's Endowments,
i.l maturity, if desired), Annuities,
Endowment Bond Plan (5gnaianteedl Term Insuranc e, etc, etc, etc.
It will cost you nothing to call at the office of the undersigned, and
make further inquiries. Should you conclude to insure, it will he money ''
Bruce A. J. Cartwright,
Managers for the Hawaiian Islands EQUITABLE Life Assurance Society of U.S.
Lemonade Works Co,
Lemonade, Soda Water,
Ginger Ale, Hop Ale,
A Trial Order Solicited
BENSON, SMITH & CO.,
H. E. MclNTYRE & BRO.,
IMPORTERS AND DEALERS IN
Groceries, Provisions and Feed
EAST CORNER FORT AND KING STREETS.
New floods received by every Packet from the Eastern States and Europe.
Fresh California Produce by every steamer. All orders faithfully attended to, and
Goods delivered to any part of the city frte of charge.
Island Orders solicited. Satisfaction guaranteed.
Post Office Box No. 141. Telephone No. 92.
PETER HIGH, - - - Proprietor.
OFFICE AND MILL,
On Alakea and Richards near Queen Street, Honolulu, H.I
Uoors, Sash, Blinds, Screens, Frames Etc.
TURNED AND HAM KI) WORK.
Prompt attention to all orders
Honolulu, H. I
Etc., Etc., Etc
K t Hell 498.