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SATl'HDAY, Jl'LY IB, 1882.
AN UNDESIRABLE OFFICE.
It wo were ever so unfortunate as
to become one of the " powers that
be," that Is to say, u Cabinet
Minister, and wo hail a personal
vneiny whom we wished to punish ;
we know just what we would do
-with the fellow we'd make him
President of the Board of Health.
It' in time, the duties and responsi
bilities, real or fancied, that pertain
to that ofllec, did not sulllce to fill
to overflowing his cup of alllietion,
wo don't know what would. We
were Bet into this train of reflection
yesterday morning in our walk along
King street, by observing in close
proximity to tho sidewalk, an omin
ous looking wooden cross with some
hieroglyphics inscribed thereon. On
closer inspection, the cross was
iound to surmount a large pile of
street sweepings, and its segment
bore this legend,
"Sacred to the
memory of the
President of the
Board of Health." Now the sapient
perpetrator of this supposed joke
intended thereby to signify, that the
streets needed sweeping, and that
the President of the Board of Health
ought to have had it done; that
moreover he, and he alone, would
be held responsible for all the dire
diseases and ailments (including
coughs and colds) that will probably
result from its not having been done.
And so, throughout the entire cata
logue of nuisances, from the smells
of Chiuatown to the impure condi
tion of the water iu the Government
pipes to say nothing of the fearful
responsibility if n pest ship arrives
it must bo a peculiar temperament
that would prompt its possessor to
aspire to bo President of the Board
Yesterday morning there was n
general inquiry in town as to the
meaning of tho unusual display of
bunting, more, particularly on Con
sular flagstaffs ; and the reply was,
that it was the anniversary of the
taking of the Bastille, and a French
national holiday. To the student of
ldstory, it is very clear what is
meant: but the general newspaper
reader may not be posted as to the
facts. Tho Bastille was a famous
etonc structure in Paris, built iu
1382 no less than five hundred
years ago. It was for many years
used as a prison by some of the
tyrant Kings of France, and as Mich
became infamous on account of the
cruelties committed within its walls.
On the Mth of Jul', 1780, during
the French Revolution which banish
ed the Bouibons, the Parisians at-
".tacked tho Bastillo, which after a
Btout resistance was captured and
razed to the ground. Only seven
j prisoners however wore found in it.
See Carlylo's French Revolution,
vol. 1, for an interesting account of
Nkitiier tho Daily Bulletin, nor
any of thoso with whom it has con
ferred on the subject and these last
jy uiu iivujhu n iiubu ujuiuuii-i m o iu
Vf .value have been able to comprc
' head tho motive, as to policy or
Jj. r. good taste, which has led to the rc
11 Ji publication hero of a certain editori
g'1 al article which appeared in the R. F.
fyArgonaut of Juno 23rd, cornment
Itjng nu Hawaiian affairs. And as to
fc 'the auUiorslup of the article in ques
3. lion, it appears to have been a mete
"'conjecture the wish perhaps was
Friday, July 11. Mr. Kalua read
first time a new liquor bill. (This is
the1 fourth on thin subject.) It was
read a second time by the title and
referred to the committee of eleven.
iMr. Kaunamano gave notice of a
bill to omend chapter 90 of the Pen
al Code. (This chapter consists of
but one section, and provides that
where there is an irreconcilable dif
ference between the Hawaiian and
English versions, the latter shall
Mr. Nawahl gave notice of a bill
to prohibit the coming of Chinese
into this Kingdom.
A resolution by Mr. Kalua was
adopted, to tho effect that no now
bills be received after Monday next.
The order of tho day tho Appro
priation Bill in Committee of the
Whole was then proceeded with.
The afternoon Session was a long
and somewhat stormy one, tho items
under discussion being tho appro
priations for police on the different
Islands ; and on these subjects, of
course, country members were par
ticularly alive and well-informed.
The sum voted for Pollco of Oahu
was 885,000, understood to include
the lighting of Honolulu.
The steamer Suez from San Fran
cisco is duo to-day. ,
The Band will not give a Concert
at Emma Square this afternoon, it
being engaged elsewhere.
The mail for ban rraneisco, per
' Helen W. Almy," closes at the
Post Olllco at 12 noon this day. All
letters marked "per Almy " will bo
The bark Kalakaua sailed for San
Francisco yesterday. She took
away 5,083 packages sugar, weigh
ing 535,633 pounds, 2.595 bags rice,
and 333 barrels molasses, containing
9,220 gallons. Domestic value,
O.s Thursday evening, at the resi
dence of Judge Austin, Nuuanu
Avenue, Mrs. Austin and Mrs.
McCully, wife of the First Associate
Justice, received a large number of
callers, ladies and gentlemen. His
Majesty the King called in the after
noon, and in tho evening II.R.II. the
By a singular blunder in yester
day's report of Legislative proceed
ings, wo make His Excellency the
Premier to suggest that the sum of
810,000 in tho Appropriation Bill
for salary of the Minister Resident
at Washington, bo increased to 825
000. The suggestion really was that
the amount for expenses of Foreign
Missions generally, be fixed at
Two express carriages, 1 light
irucK, ana a good two beat spring
wagon, arc for sale at Phil. Stem s,
carriage shop on Fort Street.
The party who was seen to take a
low crown felt hat, from thu Music
Hall, on the evening of tho 4th July,
willplcaso return the same to Harts'
" Old Corner," and 6avo further
trouble. 138 lw
At Mrs. A. M. Mollis' Cloak and
Mantle Making Department,
No. 101 Fort Street, : : Honolulu
Orders executed at short notice. 72
!Califoriiian Mules !
Expected per Lady Laropson.
Apply to C. Breer & Co.
A lady who had been travelling in
Italy, was asked by a friend how she
Illicit Venice. klOh 1 very much,
indeed," was the reply. u I was
unfortunate enough, however, to
arrive there just at the time of a
heavy flood, and we had to go about
the streets in boats."
An old sailor was observed to bo
always hanging about the door of a
church when a marriage, was taken
place. Ho explained that no lilieil
to sec the tide going out. LUincin
nati Saturday night.
Positively the latest college joke:
Professor says: " Time is money j
how do you prove it?" btuuent
says : " Well, you give twcnty-ilve
cents to a couple of tramps ; that is
a quarter to two."
Under tho microscope a hair has
rougli edges like a rasj). No won
der then that a -young man's mus
tache often tickles a girl's nose.
Ruskin was unflattcringly truthful
when ho said: "We arc all, and
always asleep half our lives, and it is
only by pinching ourselves hard that
we ever lorn to understand anything.
At least, it is not always wo who
pinch ourselves, sometimes other
people pinch us, winch, Jl suppose,
is very good of them ; but it is a sad
life, made up of naps and pinches."
A military company, composed
of twenty-one young ladies, rank
and lllo, has been organized in San
Diego, Cal. Aside from the sport
of the thing, the drilling anil exer
cises will prevent them from acquir
ing the round shoulder and "humped
up" appearance of the fashionable
lady of the period.
Charles Sumner once said to a
friend, with whose statement about
the wit that abounded in Wendell
Phillips' ordiuary conversation he
readily agreed : " Did you ever sec
a joke in one of my speeches?"
His friend was forced to give the ex
pected denial, whereupon Mr. Sum
ner replied : "Of course you never
did. You might as well look for a
joke in the Hook of Kcvelation.
It is a great mistake to suppose
that titles have no significance in
Taxes. Not long since Maj. Smith,
living near Dallas, was elected con
stable. The day after election some
body asked the Majors little boy:
"Ain't you Maj. Smith's little boy'-"'
" No, sir," was the proud leply, ' I
am Judge smith's little boy t '
An old lady in the country had a
dandy from town to dine with her on
a certain occasion, and on the table
was an enormous apple pic. "La,
madam," said the gentleman, "how
do you manage to make such a
pie?" "Easy enough," was the
reply. "We make the crust in a
wheelbarrow, wheel it under jin
apple tree, and then shake the fruit
down into it."
"You may talk about your mean
men," said one rustic to another on
the ferry boat, the other day, " but
we've got a woman over there in
Alameda who takes a pie." "Kin
der close is she?" "Close? Why,
last month her husband died fourth
husband, mind and I'm blamed if
sho didn't take the doorplate off the
front door, had his age added, and
then nailed on to his coflln. Said she
guessed likely she'd bo wanting a
now name on the door soon any
.A. 10 a Ooi-d.
137 lm P.M.S.S. Whnrf.
Per bktno Knreka, a full line ot
Silk, merino and cotton.
Pajama Suits, Etc.
A. W. Richardson & co.
F. HORN, Practical Confectioner,
Pastry Cook and Baker.
No. 71 Hotel st. Telephone 11. 59
A nnb1if ivitinf In Tovjih. nmnnr?
its offers to clubs, says that it will
send 5,000 to any person who will
get up u club of 10,000 yearly sub
scribers. Any person wno wauis io
read 5,000 copies of the samo issue
of a nniior will nover have another
such a chauce as this.
A Connecticut farmor seeing somo
railroad surveyors getting ready to
rim their lino straiirllt through the
center of his barn remonstrated with
them. " I want you tew under
stand," said he, " that I've got
somethin' else tew dew besides run
niii' out tew open and shut thcin
doors every timo a train wants tew
go threw." But, bciug monarchs
of all they surveyed, they went right
on just tiic same.
Li-.iii-'xr. ji ij.j
WOMAN or Girl wanted to take euro
of one baby, liberal wages. Ap
ply at the Bui.lktix olllce. 138 lw
rANTEl) a young Girl, to make hcr-
self generally useful In the house
of a lndy on Mnut. Tor particulars en
quire nt the Hawaiian Hotel, Koom No.
10, in the morning before U:30. 07
WANTED. A live man wlthmodor
ate capital, who Is both mer
chant and accountant, can hear of a
good business opportunity by address
ing C I1 1)., Bulletin Olllce. Principals
only. All communications strictly con
FOUND, on Bcrctanla street, a Ladles'
Bag, containing children's wear
ing apparel. The owner can have same
by proving propel ty and paying eost of
udveitlsenicnt. Apply at J. W. Rob
crfon & Co's. 134 lw
FOUND, a Carpenter's Combination
Rule. Owner can have the dame
hv nrovins property and pa lug cost of
advertisement. Apply at J. v Rob
ertson & Co's. 131 lw
17OUND, a Purse, containing a sum
. of money. Owner can have the
same by proving property ami paying
cost of advertisement. Apply at J. W.
Robertson & Co's. 131 lw
FOUND, on Saturday last, on Hotel
Street, a Package 'of Transferring
papers. The owner can have the same
by paving expenses and calling at the
Uulletln Olllce. li!7 lw
IJUND A Plantation Draft, which
. tho owner can have o provlug
property and paying for this advertise
ment. Apply to
120 Messrs. Casti.e & Cookk
LOST, In town, an Oval Illood Stono
set in a light gold border, with a
movable pivoted steel pin, as a scarf
pin. The Under will he suitably re
warded by leaving samo with J. W.
Robei tsou & Co. 140 lw
LOST A white basket cloth sack,
also, a Gold Locket and chain
mnrked " Irene II." The finder will be
snltablv rewarded on leaving tho same
at the Bui.i.ktin ofllee. 133
FOR SALE. Thoc desirable
m-iiilB4-M situated out on the
i&Ql'lalns on Berctanla street, be
longing to the undersigned. House con
sists of parlor, sitting room, 3 bedrooms,
sewing room, dining room, pantry,
kitchen, and bath room. There Is also
on the premises a nice barn. The place
Is well covered with manlcuic grass, and
lias a nice garden. Terms easy. For
further particulars inquire of John F.
Coui.mnix. 140 2w
qpAY'O OFFICES TO LET, on tho (.ec
Ji end floor of the building occupied
by J. W. Robertson & Co. I39'
T70R SALE, -a MULE CaRT
H. Hackfcld & Co.
1710R SALE, one new Scow, capable of
holding 10 tons, built by G. Emmes,
and now In good order. For further par
ticulars apply to Tur.o. II Daviks &, Co.
I pOll SALE, a two-seated wagon
with polo and shafts, and a
double harness, nearly new, price
150. May be seen in rear of No.
20 School st. W. G. yeedham. 72
NOTICE. The undersigned Is now
prepared to give lessons In Spanish
or French, and any other foreign lan
guage, orally and scicntillcally, with tho
most easy method to its perfect know
ledge, to youiijr ladles at tho Kinder
Gaiten School promises, Nuuanu Ave
nue, dally from 2 to 3 p. in,; and to
young men, at the premises opposite
Queen Emma's, from 0 to 10 p.m.
For particulars enquire therein, !2
F. D. A. Marque., Prof, of Languages.
Honolulu Steam Planing Mills, Espla
Manufactures all kinds of Mouldings,
Brackets, Window Frames, lilliuN,
Sashes. Doors, and all kinds of Wood
work ilulsh. Turning, Scroll and Hand
Sawing. All kinds of Sawing and Plan
ing, Morticing and Teiuntlng.
Orders promptly attended to and work
gii:ir.iutoi.d. Ord rs from the other Is
lands solicited. 21
"VTOTICE. Thcic will be a meeting ot
-L ex-soldlcrs and sailors of the IT. S.
Army ami Navy at tho Hawaiian Hotel
next Saturday ocnhig, July 15th, at
7 :30, for the purpose of receiving tho
names of thoso who wish to becomo
members of a l'ost of the G. A. It. to be
established here. Ulank applications
may bo had by applying to the Secre
tary at tho olllco of Messrs. W. G. Irwlu
& Co., coiner of Fort and Queen streets,
between 12 and 1 o'clock, noon, or to
Mr. Clnike, nt tho P. C. A. ofllee, ba
tween 5 and G p.m. lly Order.
13S C. II. Elduidoe, Sec'y.
LIME AND BRICKS
Ex Hark Almy,
FOR SALU in quantities to suit,
At Lowest Prices,
131 lly Cabtix & Cooitn.
Tho Patent Indestructible
By their use all rattling of tho shafts
Kvory pair warranted. Try thent and
you will use no others.
For sale by
141 2w No. 70 Queca street.
For the Best and Cheapest
Go to J. W. Rouertson & Co's.
WATER I WATER I
IRRIGATION after this date (June
23rd, 18S2,) Js limited to (4) four
hours per day,
From 0 to 8 in the morning, and
From 4 to G In the evening.
Permission to Irrigate during more
convenient hours will bo granted on ap
plication to tho Supcrlutcnpent.
Persons found irrigating except dur
ing specified hours will have their pri
vileges suspended without notice,
G. D. FltBETlt,
Supt. Water Works.
Approved : Signed, S. K. Kaai,
Minister of Interior. 134
THE OLD CORNER
IIaut Bkos., : : Proprietors.
Served up In first-class style at all hours
Open from S a, m. to 10 p. m.
Always on hand
Cigars, Tobacco, Pipes
&c., Ac. Also,
Carriage t Builder.
Buggies, Carriages, Express Wagons
and every kind of vehicles
and all kinds of repairing done.
FOR SALR, a No. 3
Warehouse Feed Mill
Grinds from 5 to 10 tons per day.
Also, pulleys, belts, etc., all In good
order; can be run by steam or horso
power, just tho article for a plantation.
HAY, OATS, CORN,
"Wheat, Bran, Barley, Wliolo and
Ground, Mixed Feed, etc.
AS'CHEAP AS THE CHEAPEST
SO LAINE & Co., 34 Fort st.
A RARE BARGAIN 1
GNU of tho most comfortable and
neatly located cottages iu Honolulu
to rent, furnished, or wlil.sell furniture
on the most reasonable terms. House
contains Ave rooms with garden and all
conveniences. Rental of House, 630
per month. Furniture enthely new and
complete. Jloiti,oii for disposal owner
leaving tho Kingdom. Apply at once
to J. H. Wlsr.MANN,
I3S Real P.statc Broker.