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TEJJ DATS DOIKGS.
' Apples, Potatoes, and Onions, at
Bales room of 13. 1'. Adams, at 12
Conceit at Emma Square, at -1 :80
Gospel Temperance Bethel vestrv,
Masonic Royal Arch Chapter,
Mission Children's Society at Mrs.
r II. A. P. Carter's, 7:30.
Bethel: Rev. S. C. Damon, 11 a.m
Fort St. Church : Roy. J. A. Cm
znn, morning and evening.
St. Andrew's Cathedral: Rev. G.
Wallace, morning and evening.
Roman Catholic Church : Pontifi
cal Mass, 10 a.m.: English Service
by Father "Ryan.
'Correspondence is solicited on the top
ics of the dny, or what may become no.
We reserve the right to excise pure
ly personal matter.
wo do not hold ourselves responsible
for the opinions expressed by our cor
Government Printing Patronage.
EniTon Bulletin : I read an arti
cle the other d.rv in your spicy little
journal about " Government Print
ing Patronage." In tho main I
approve of your article, but not in
every particular. You apparently
approve of the Government notices
being published in tho native news
paper JElele, whilst objecting to
their withdrawal from the other
native papers. I am of opinion, if
it be neeessar' to publish in two
native journals, that the Kuokoa and
Ko Hawaii Jaa Aina should be
the ones selected, becauso they arc
the oldest and have the largest cir
culation. If ono only be used, it
bhonld be the Kuokoa, because
it is the oldest of all tho native
papers, has the largest circula
tion, and has always been recog
nized as the oillcial native organ.
The Klete is the youngest of the
three native papers, and, I am told,
lias the smallest circulation. So I
cannot perceive that the Mlele
Bhould have the Government patron
'ago cither as a matter of right or
Another fact is this, tho JPae
Aina is the property of natives. It
is owned, edited, apd put into type
ny natives. The Eldt is owned
f.nd controlled by a foreigner. Why
should a Government that has boast
ed that it would jealously guard all
native rights take away its patronage
from a native enterprise and bestow
it upon a foreigner ?
Still another fact is, that the pro
prietor of the Klcle is a member of
the Government. We have heard
and read a great deal in the past
about successive covcrnments being
rings, whose sole aim has been to
benefit themselves and friends, with
out seeking the public good. Some
now in power have been loudest in
complaints of this kind. Are they
intending to perpetuate tho nug
I think, Mr. Editor, you are a
trifle too modest in saying that the
Bulletin is not a proper vehicle for
Government notices, &c. If tho
Daily Ado rtiser is a proper medi
um for Government notices, why not
tho Daily Bulletin ?
I shall be thankful if you will in
Bcrt the foregoing in your widely
read paper as tho opinion of ono of
your rcadeis who is also a
Doublo My Advertisement !
Precisely at 4 o'clock yesterday
afternoon everybody was doing his
level best in tho Bulletin oflice.
Our reporter had just returned from
his rounds' with a pocket full of
notes; which, by tho way, were
neither notes of music nor b.'.nk
notes, but notes of incidents and
occurrences. The editor was seated
on nn old kerosene box by his edi--i
torial board,' gazing through a blank
in tho wall which commands a view
of the back slums, snuffing the fra
grant aioma originating in that
quarter, and vigorously scratching
his upper storey, with the object of
evolving some new thought. Our
manager had intently concentrated
his mind and eycB and hands on a
new anil artistic design in the typo
graphic art. The compositors, to a
man and to a boy, inserted their
nimble fingers into tho type cases,
picked up stamps and arranged them
in order with tho speed of electricity.
The press hands were working off
tho outside pages of to-day's issue,
while perspiration rolled down their
faces like granulated cane juice
from the bottom of a vacuum pan.
Thus all was earnestness and de
votion to duty. Not a sound was
heard not a human sound no
sound except tho click of typo, the
rattle of an old press, and tho gentle
rustling of new thoughts in the edi
tor's brain. When, lo ! a dim shadow
suddenly fell on the type cases and
on the foreman's now design and on
Joe's press and on the editor's ideas.
This was regarded as an indication
that something obstructed our chief
avenue nf light, that is to say, tho
doorway. All heads and eyes were
instantly turned in that direction,
and a hearty u Good day, Sir,"
simultaneously burst from every
throat, which was slowly and dole
fully replied to, " G-o-o-d d-a-y,
We were all not a little surprised
even concerned. For our visitor was
La well-known Honolulu trader, who
has tho reputation of doing an im
menso business and rapidly amass
ing a large fortune. This trader had
been a frequent visitor at our shop,
and was on the most friendly and
agroeahle terms with all hands. In
fact, overybody in tho establishment
thought him the jolliest of fellows,
and his visits were usually seasons
of mirth and merriment, his wit and
humor almost bursting the sides of
the ink rollers with laughter. Be
sides, the gentleman had ever been
one of the Bulletin's staunchest
supporters. Not only taking two
copies right along and paying for
them like a man, but being one of
our best advertising patrons and
never once complaining that the
charges wero too high. Hence the
surprise and concern at the mourn
fill voice and elongated face.
With some misgiving and a little
trepidation our manager ventured to
enquire, " Are you unwell, sir?'
After quite n long pause, which kept
us nil in painful suspense, our friend
hesitatingly replied, "Well, no. But
but " Bobbie whispered, "more
stoppage." Auothcr pause, accom
panied by a long-drawn sigh, and
the trader resumed, "But I think of
withdrawing my advertisement."
"Tho deuce you do!" excitedly ex
claimed our manager, "what for?"
"Well, advertising don't pay." Our
editor, who had sprung to his feet
and was standing with bis mouth
wide open, chipped in a learned re
ply, "What, sir, do you as a man of
intelligence assort that advertising
docs not pay? Haven't you read that
Sugden, tho retired London mer
chant, attributed his success to hon
esty and advertising, especially ad
vcrtising? And havon't you heard
that Steward, tho great dry goods
man of New York, declared that ad
vertising was the most profitable in
vestment ho ever raado?" "Yes, I
don't disputo that, but Honolulu is
a small place and everybody knows
everybody." The editor continued,
"Everybody in Honolulu doesn't
know when you get a new shipment
of goods, and everybody doesn't
know everything you have in your
shop, and everybody won't go there
to buy unless they cot a notion that
you have what they want, and the
quickest and surest and completest
method of lelline evcrvbodv and in
ducing everybody to go and pur
chase is by advertising."
I be editor s speech vidontiy made
an impression. The trader looked
less sad, although stil! remaining
thoughtful. It was quite clear to
our people that lie had not yet fully
unburdened his mind. We therefore
encouraged him to expectorate any
thing that might have been kept
back, lie proceeded, with a half
concealed nervous twitching, "Gen
tlemen, J. like the little Bulletin,
and shall continue taking it ns here
tofore; but gentlemen, excuse me,
is not tho Bulletin a littlo smaller
'than tho other papers?"
Yes, Mr. 1 racier, wo agree with
you. ltic bulletin Is small, and
that constitucs one of its best recom
mendations as an advertising medi
um. Being small, it is cheap and
everybody buys it; being smnll, it is
easily read and everybody reads it,
advertisements and all. At least,
that's what many people have told
us, ladies and gentlemen, too.
"The Bos is right," said Bobble,
" everybody goes for the Bulletin.
You just walk into Emma Square
to-morrow afternoon while Mr. Ber-
gci's Baud is carving out music, and
you'll see all the folks with the
Bulletin in their hands, and be
tween pieces they read your add,
and as soon as tho concert is over
they march right down to your shop
and invest." "Correct Bobbie,"
chimed in tho comps, didn't wo all
go up there the other week to get
those new suits that were advertised
and found that wo wero too late,
that everybody had read the add,
made a rush for the clothes, and
cleaned them out?" "When I
went home last night," said little
Joe, " father said I mustn't bring
home any more Bulletins, because
mother was all the timo reading
about new millinery and fine lace
and cheap dress goods, and was
keeping him poor by spending all his
money In toggery."
By this time an entire change had
come over our friend. We all ob
served the altered expression and
the perceptible rounding of features.
The old twinkle camo back to his
eye and tho old light irradiated his
face, and he said in his old mood,
" Gentlemen, I was wrong: I see it:
there is nothing like advertising: the
Bulletin is the best advertising
medium. I have a lot of new goods
coming, and shall requiro double
space : reserve it for mo right away :
I am willing to pay anything. Gentle
men, let us adjourn to Nolte's and
take an ice-cream." Good I Ice
cream it is !
Yesterday morning tne wharves
were bare, and the harbor empty.
Tho Rosario finished discharging
her cargo yesterday.
The band will give a second moon
light concert, at Emma Square, on
The Kuokoa editorial office will
be removed to Queen street shortly.
How many changes thero arc in
newspaper ofllces lately.
Wo hear that the Minister of In
terior's house was nearly set on fire
on Tuesday last, by a little girl play
ing with matches.
At Fort St. Church, Sunday morn
ing, Mr. Cru'zan's theme will be,
" After conversion, what ? " In the
evening a lectin c to young men, and
some young women, on "Profanity."
The Ehukai, a new schooner, be
longing to Mr. A. F. Cook, went on
her trial trip yesterday afternoon.
She behaved exceeding well ; and wo
hold over a detailed report for Mon
day. Merchants aro reminded that the
steamer Australia may arrive this
evening or to-morrow from the Col
onies' en route to San Francisco, and
as tho Bank will not opeu to-morrow
if she does armo, they had better
do all their banking business to-day.
The banquet on Thursday night
is said by all tho diners to havo been
the most sumptuous and recherche
banquet ever been here, and lo re
flect the greatest credit on Mr. Law
lor. Of tho speeches, although wo
hear there was "plain speaking," but
as no reporters wero admitted wo
cannot repeat authoritatively.
Emma Square Concert
The band will give a concert this
afternoon, at Emma Square, at 4:30
o'clock. The following is tho pro
March, Dcflllr Unrath
Overture, The Oath Auber
Galop, Ponione Lcutner
Selection, The Puritans Bellini
Overture, Joan of Arc (now) Verdi
Waltz. My Friend (now) Gassner
Mr. J. T. Waterhouso, senr., gave
a feast to the members of the Poola
Association on Thursday night, at
his residence. The attendance was
large, and a very enjoyable evening
was spent. Speeches, lryrans, and
recitations, in Hawaiian, formed
part of the programme.
No. 1 Engino Co's steam engine
will be taken to the King's artesian
well, at Mnkiki, this afternoon at
4 :30, for tho purposo of testing tho
well, and also to ascertain if two
streams of water can bo had at once
from the well. Dodd's 'bus will run
for the convenience of those wishing
to witness the affair.
A sad accident occurred on Thurs
day night. A party of young ladies
and gentlemen set off on horseback
to visit tho Pali by moonlight. On
turning the corner of Alapai street,
Miss Kate Mossman was thrown
from her horse twenty feet. At
first, it was feared that serious in
jury had been suffered, but later ac
counts state that tho young lady
will be quite recovered in a few days
At the meeting of the Kawaiahao
Y. M. C. A. on Thursday night, a
very generous deed was performed.
An old Hawaiian lady came in and
said her husband was lying dead at
home, and she was too poor to bury
him. The Association immediately,
subscribed enough to defray tho
funeral expenses, and also a littlo
over for the old lady's support.
Some elegant advertisements arc
being prepared by Mr. G. C. Stratc
mcycr for several of our business
merchants, to be placed in the large
and elegant omnibus belonging to
Mr. Jas. Dodd. The advertisements
are in oil and water colore, and are
J86T This is not the regular shop
ping reason, bnt ladies will use such
articles as fans, pocket-books, gloves,
handkerchiefs, tics, shawls of nil
descriptions all of which they will
find at the Honolulu Clothing Em
porium of A. M. Mollis. 177
JEST A few Belect hats have been
received by Mrs. A. M. Mellis, for
the ladies of Honolulu, which will be
open in a short time, due notice of
which will bo given. 177
Auction Sales by E. P. AdamB
This Day, Saturday.
Aug.k20th, at 12 noon,
At Sales Room, will bo sold
Bags Now Potatoes,
Caeca Fresh tomatoes, in tine,
Boxes of Apples,
Bags of Onions,
Boxes of Onion'!.
E. P. Adams, Auctioneer,
Notice to the Polico and Others.
npiIE above reward will bo paid to any
X person lor per-jons who will give
such information as will lead to the dc.
tcotiuu und conviction of tho party or
pai ties who tampered with tho feed
Etimp of the donkey engine "Lady
17tf8t C. N. ARNOLD.
fTMIE undersigned will pay full market
J. Kates for shares of Stock of
Tho Hawaiian Boll Telephone Co.
W. O. SMITH & Co..
Honolulu, Aug. 25. 177 tf
XHT A N T E D A OOOn HI.Af.K-
VV SMITH, for a Plantation oa!
Maul. Apply to ii. UacfcfeW & Co.
His Majesty has signed a com
mission empowering W. M. Gibson,
E. Preston, J. O. Dominis, W. C.
Parke and A. B. Haley, to sco
" Whether more cJllcicut organiza
tion of police force can bo had and
whether 0113' improvement can be
made in organization, discipline and
control of such police force, so as to
make such police force inoro suita
ble to tho present wants and neces
sities of our Kingdom."
IS TOOTING- their HOEN
But If you want a Really
Nice Cool Brink!
CO to the
H. J. HOLTE,
CAN HE HAN
AT ALL TIMES
Elite Ice Cream Parlor
SHARES OF STOCK,
20 Shares Princcvillo Plnntatlou Co.
15 Shares Star Mill Company.
30 Shares Wailuku Sugar Co.
20 Shares Hawaiian Agricultural Co.
5 Shares Pacific Sugar Mill.
50 Shares Grove Ranch Plantation Co.
WM. O, SMITH & Co.,
Honolulu, Aug. 20. 170
ICE ! ICE !
OWING to the enhanced demand for
Ice from the
Artesian Ice Works,
1 am unable to fully supply my new
customers without neglecting the old
ones. I hope In a short time to fill all
orders freely-; but for the present those
who were not my customers previous to
tho 15th August, need not expect a regu
W. E. FOSTER, Proprietor.
August 22, 1882. 174 3t
"VTOTICE. Owing to a slight break,
i.1 the Artesian Ice Works will not
deliver any Ico until Mouday or Tues
day of next week.
W. E. FOSTER, Propnctor
Aug. 2-1, 16S5. 176 3t
NOTICE. Strayed or Stolen from an
enclosure in Waialua, Oahu, a
Grcv GELDING, belonging to Dr. N.
B. Emerson. Said horse has no brands;
is about 14)j hands high.
Ample reward will be given to any
one returning tho same to S. N. Emer-
ron, Waialua, Oahu; or to Di. N. 13.
Emerson, No. 2 luikul street, Honolulu.
WANTED A Second-hand .Breech
Loading SHOT GUN. Com.
municate with J. W. Robertson &Co.
A GIRL to operate on a Sewing Ma
chine; alio, two Dressmukcrs.
Apply to Mrs. A. M. Mellis' Dress
Making Establishment, 101 Fort at.
"ITT-ANTED. A live man with raoder
ii ate capital, who is both mer
chant and accountant, can hear of a
good business opportunity by address
ing C P D., Bulletin oflice. Principals
only. All communications btrlctly con
LOST, on Saturday evening on the
Valley Road, between Mr. Henry
Carter's and Mr. J. 8. Walker's pre
mises, two pieces of MUSIC "Tanhau-
ser," and "Secret Love." The fluder , -"V
w 111 leccive the thanks of the owner by
leaving the same at the oflice of J. W. ,
Robertson t Co's. M
TjlOR SALE, LOT No. 121, In Kaplo- f
J- lani Park, dimensions 51 r 300, $
facing the beach, and well fenced. Ap
ply to C. O. Bkwikh. l-TJ
ITOR SALE, a two-seated wagon
? with pole and thafts, and a
double harness, nearly new, price
$150. May bo scjfn in rear of No.
20 Sehool st. W.jfcr. Needham. 72'