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THE DAY'G DOINGS.
fllr. Admns Regular Cnh Sale nt
(Salt's Room, at 10.
Sunday School Social; Bethel
Vestry, 5 :80.
The- California Furniture Manufac
A few days ago as our reporter
yrumiereil prom'u'cuously about in
fs-firuli of news, he happened to go
d? ' Into th" above iiremifc:, and being
1 giently interested in what he saw,
t' be took notes and describes his vioit
, u the following lines :
; The establishment is situated on
& Queen street, in the next building to
; Jvjeasrs. W. G. Irwin & Co., and the
irst view docs not striKo the eye
frith that amount of orgeoiisncH of
', v?liit;li a move thorough search gives
'V, 4f, .. :...iM.nnii'.i ll III llnlM.'ll HWlSt,
things in this sublunary s-phcrc it
improves on acquaintance. The
Tnoie vmt Me of it the better you
On the ground floor there arc thiee
rooms. Taking the hack one as the
first one to be icwcil, we Unci it full
pf material for t tufting routtrehses,
f pure and i.aadulteiated" hair
Eureka vegetable hair, &c. This
last h made from the California
fionp-'root. The loot i? described as
being something like a coco.tnut, but
growing underground. It is torn
jnto fibics, which, to the uninitiated,
hear such a close resemblance) to ani
mal hair, thn it is impassible to de
cide, without comparison, which is
vhicli. The animal hair comes in
twisted ropes, and is then untwisted
by band and put through the " pick
er." This machine is something like
p grindstone hristli.ig with sharp
teeth and enclosed in a wooden cover
to prevent the fragments of hair fly
jug about in any but the lequircd
Tho next apartment is the work
shop. Although tho finer kinds of
limiture are imported still the work
lone here is good and much of it
-will compare favorably with the iin
poited article both in design and
fxecution. Here aic kept the best
black Tiepsencr. steel .springs for
jnattrcsscfl and no others arc used in
the. hhnp. Old mattresses too can
be ivuovated and made as bpringy as
lew which is undoubtedly a boon to
the. thrifty housewife,
Leaving the workshop wo enter
the sales department, and gaze with
envious eyes on the excellent and
.legant disp'ay. A lot of new goods
just opened and hardly arranged
pern the first things that attracted
piir attention, and we made instant
resolves and calculations that when
l.o newspaper business began to pay
; Defter iimi we wouiu launcn out into
$ the purchase of gorgeous furniture
(similar to this, But on enquiring we.
found that the prices of most of these
it, beautiful and useful articles would
not drain our slender purse. Keason
"' able prices for everything, and a de
termination not to be undersold in
quality or price by any houso in tho
trade, is tlio motto of the firm, and
it is truthfully carried out. Bed-t1,-
vqoiu suites of black walnut with
k' Tnaihlc-topped bureaus, bevelled odge.
jnlrrora, Californian cedar suites
FViTully redolent of tho forest,
') nock-clown wardrobes, olfice tables,
j., -liairs in all styles were rapidly
jlwiced over. Amongst the most
taking were, n, bedroom suite in
V iuhogany and ash, made in Grand
( fJapidB, Michigan, V'ith bevellod
& 'ench mirror, marble- topped
''Yweau; and. combination washstandj
Mexican primavcrn suite; aruagni-
liccnt suite in black walnut with
French burl and carved ebon panels,
Tennessee marble and bevelled
French mirror an elegant spring
back and seat ; arm-chair upholster
ed in raw and spun silk, just soft
enough to make one wish to sit for
ever; a little tabic with Mexican
onyx top ; but why particularize? Go
and nee for yourselves. Before
leaving the groundlloor the a'sthctic
(sunflower of the establishment
struck up bomo good music on one
of the finest toned pianos in the
country. Ncufelil of Berlin is the
maker, and every piano player in
Honolulu should go and hear the
revelation of its rich full tones.
Then going upstairs we entered the
show room for drawing room furni
ture. Elegance and comfort hold
their sway here from the bofa to the
Iloey p.yttern double bcd-loungc,
everything is produced so as to give
the double plcasuies of use and
beauty. "Jewel" chariot chairs for
babies, folding up combination
springbeds, "Gardner" perforated
chair-scats, Patent "Tucker" spring
mattresses, "Domestic" woven who
mattresses, folding chairs, Kou fur
niture, bookshelves were viewed in
such rapid succession as to leave us
in a stntu of hopeless bewilderment as
to which were tho especial objects of
our choice. Still, we do not despair
of finding out yet. Mr. A. M. Brad
ley, the courteous and well-informed
manager, then bade us farewell at
the door, and we wended our way
along the btrect only to fall into the
clutches of Mr. E. V. Adams, tlio
agent for the Company, who quickly
lei.ovated our overburdened mind
with the practical inquiry of bow
much we had bought We leave
him to the mercies of our readers,
who will not, wo arc sure, when
they view his stock, come away with
out at least making a fair exchange
of coin for his furniture.
Correspondence is solicited on the top.
ics of the day, or what may b -come so.
V( rescrvo the right to excise pure
ly pergonal matter.
We do not hold ourselves responsible
for tho npinions expressed by our cor.
Mr. Eiuxoit, Sin, I hope you
will allow mc space in your columns
to express my indignation at tho
carelessness of the gunners at the
battery on Punchbowl, in overloading
thoir guns yesterday, for the salute.
Not only were houses shaken and
tilings knocked down by tho con
cussion, but one of my children was
frightened almost into a fit. I am
sure others in the neighborhood wore
annoyed in tho samo way. "Why
don't thoy use the battery down on
tho shore for tho purposo? and thus
no longer cause indignation to
A F Allien.
Trip Amy Turner arrived in New
York on the 2fith of August, with a
cargo of about J, 500 tons of sugar.
The bark C. H. Bishop loft New
York for Bremen on the 18th of
August, and will probably leave the
Litter place for Honolulu in October.
The Eureka took ,'1,225 packages
of sugar and the Ella 2,778 packages
of sugar, 1 12 barrels of molasses,
and 1,011 packages of rice.
The U. S. S. Alaska arrived yes
terday at noon, 30 days from Callao,
The bark W, II." Almy arrived
yesto.-fUy aftei a short passage of M
days, Amongst tho rest of her
cargo were 20 fine horses for Mr,
Miss Rosy Makee gave a very
enjoyable party at tho residence of
Mr. Jbustings, Berctania street. It
wn-Mlimu a it-nNiiu iiiiii uiioimai
Wr. hear that Colonel Sprcckcls,
with his usual liberality, has given
S 100 to a native church" on Kauai,
How pleasant il is to spend a few,
weeks nt the beach. Happy beach t
Happy bridge ! 1 Happy boys I ! I
Tin. Alaska jh in Harbor, Com
ments by two citizens: No. 1, alas!
she's here. No. 2, at lust she's
Capt. IlAiivr.Y of the Ohcron has
lost his pets and Mr. Brodie gained
his protectors. We doubt if even
the " beast with a bill " would be
brave enough to dun Mr. Brodie
We hear that a gcntlcninn who
has lately retired from business, has
received a Government appointment.
He is to count the mynah birds
witli the r.ink of Major. Will he
drill the birds when counted ? yer
know 1 AVho knows ?
Mu. J. Williams the photogra
pher, has produced a splendid speci
men of his art in the portrait of the
Hon. S. G. Wilder, now on view in
Mr. Oats' window. He has also a
lino one on view nt his own shop on
Fort street of Mr. Poguc of Maui.
They arc well worthy inspection.
We nrc enabled to lay the follow
ing statistics before our readers by
the courtesy of the Post Olftcc
olllcinls: From San Francisco, per
Kalakaua, Aug. 31, 993 letters, -109
lbs. newspapers; per Lady Lampson,
Sept. 2, 28S letters, 105 lbs. news
papers ; per City of Sydney, Sept.
3, 3.08G letters, 1,075 lbs. news
papers ; per Almy, Sept. 6, 12 letters.
Wii.nr.n & Co. arc adding to the
convenience of foot passengers and
the neatness of their own building,
by putting a curbstone on the bide
walk along Queen and Fori streets,
and making the foot-path even nnd
solid. It would be a good thing if a
few more of our business men would
be as cnterpribing in adding to the
comfort and neatness of the streets.
Wr. extract the following from a
a privnte.schedulc of plantation equip
ments, for the amusement of our
readers: "1 very old upright piano,
worthless ; 2 broken chairs in dining
room ; 1 small and very old btove in
kitchen ; 2 old chairs ; G old and torn
curtains; 1 old spring wagon, ba.dly
broken ; 1 feed cutter, worthless ; 1
set of old harness, not much account ;
1 rosea horse, in very poor condi
tion ; 1 sorrel horse, good, but in
poor condition ; 1 brown horse, old,
in fair condition ; 1 rosea horse, poor
and almost dead."
Auction Sales by E. P. Adams
This Day, Thursday,
At 20 o'clock a.m., at Sales Kooin.
Regular dash Sale!
Also, at 12 noon,
Two Saddle Horses-
B. P. Aiums, Auctioneer.
At $2.25 psr Barrel,
199 Br GL'O. LUCAS. lw
'-JpUEMiiidurhlgiicd wlH pay the above
X reward foribo
DETECTION AND CONVICTION
of tlio riuty or parties who
Poiconod his Marc " Lizzio."
03th()n K;lt f Ai iffiist SOtli
pept7, (188) fi, , NOHDMJiK!,
Wr. arc informed that Mr, Purvis
received u packet or cinchona seeds,
)?' th la,st ,,m dlr"1 f''Iom Ccylou.
jl lit: wceui were oeni, to iiaiuaKuu on
Tuesday for planting there as an ex
pernnenl. Since the medicinal pro
perties of the cinchona were first
made known to Europeans over a
century ago, the demand for the
bark has been so great as to cause
serious fears of a cessation in the
supply from its nntivo place, the
Andes of South America. The cul
ture of tho the trees has been suc
cessfully tried in other places and it
is to be hoped that the experiment
will succeed here and Hawaii not
may add another article to her list
of profitable exports.
Tho U. S. S. Alaska
is n screw steamer of the second
class, 2,400 tons displacement and
is 270 men.
guns. Ilei' complement
following is her list of
Captain Geo. E. Belknap,
Lieut. Commanders Thomas Nelson,
Jacob L Noell.
Lieutenants Chas. II. .Tudil, "W. O.
Sliarrcr, Cluis. Foster, Martin L Hall.
Bnsijjn Harry M. Donibauch.
Midshipmen Alfred L. Hall, John H.
Fillmore, Albeit N. Wood, Allen G.
ltogeri, AVm. I'. While.
Cadi t Miibhlpmen Daniel Bryan.
Surgeon J. It. Tryon.
Payed Ass't Surgeon llobt Whiting.
Paymaster Daniel O. Smith.
Chief Engineer Win. II. King.
Passed Ass't Engineers John Van
Hovenhurg, Jonathan M. Emanuel.
Cadet Engineers Chas E. Beldcn, J.
Fiir-t Lieut. Marines A. C. Kellon.
Acting Boatswain Win. L. Hill.
Gunner Win. E. Webber.
Carpenter B. E. Fernald.
Sailmaker A. W. Stevens.
A SPLENDID CIIA-NOE TO BUY
(Title Fee Simple,)
vSdlkJb T1IK undersigned offer for
ilfc Slllc T!in UOA.DY Pnr.MisEs
fcfcVL.-tf-SSSa in Ninianu Valley (lately occu
pied by F. Ilamden Esq.
The above premises-are pleasantly lo
eatcd on the bank of Nuuanu stream,
with a frontage of about U37 feet on
Nuuanu Avenue, There are many fruit
and ornamental trees on the ground,
which is of biilTieient size to keep a cou.
pic of horses in grass all tlio year round.
The buildings consist of large Dwell,
ing, with attic, roomy cellar, bathroom,
and kitchen attached, CarriageJiousc
Tim dwelling lias just been repaired,
newly painted and papered at an expense
of $050, and is ready for immediate oc
cupancy. A portion of the purchaso money may
remain on mortgage at a reasonable rate
The above premises will bo sold at
Pulilic Auction on Saturday, September
30th, at 12 o'clock noon, if not previously
disposed of at prhato sale
LOST A thin Walking Cane with a
buckhorn crook handle, and a sll.
vcr band round the top, engraved with
tlio letters "P. II" "Was hut left in a
cotlage in the Hotel Yard. Probably
taken by mistake. Will the finder please
retuin it to the Hotel. 185 3t
TVTOTICE On and after the 1st day of
Iri October next, all Outstanding Ac.
counts will be presented at the end of
N.U. Cash sales of over 5.00 will le
ccivc the nsual discount of 3 per cent.
A.M. MELLIS, 101 Fort St.
Honolulu, Sept. 4, 188U. 1S5
TX7'AjnT.I, A Smart active HOY.
V V Apply to Ha i ley & C'o's Great
Tin Cent More.
"TO" ANTED. A Competent Plantation
V BOOK.KEEPEH, one who under
stands the Native language, and er.n
show good icferences. Applv imme
180 3t G. W. MACFAKLANE fc Co.
nPIIE undersigned will pay full market
X Hates for Shares of Stock of
The Hawaiian Bell Telephone Co.
W. O. SMITH & Co.,
Honolulu, Aiic 25. 177 tf
NY INFORMATION AS TO THE
JX WHERKAllOUTS of any of our
empty Soda Water or Ginger Alo Rot tics
Raskets orC'ises will be thankfully re.
col veil by j2 lw) Hot,HhTi:n & (''o.
"5,7 ANTED. A live man with moder
7f ate cipiial, who Is both mer
chant and accountant, can he.u- of a
t'firwl lllll-ll1..L ( Alinnuiii,lti 1... ...1.1. ...
lngCPD., Itulletln olllee. Principals
"my. ah eoiiiiiiiinieaiious MrletJv con.
A FOR SALE OR LEASE v
(.W.-SL-'-WfJ Here Building and Outhouse-.
(ttitiSMa rant desirable toic fo.uicru i
occupied by L. Turner, at Walihin., j
Hawaii. For nartieular.i imolv 10 !,.
Turner. W .inhiuii; or to A, S, Clecho 11
& ('C, Hon lulu, Ufl a I
FFEU FOIl SALE, goods received
ex bark Oboron, and other recent
Coal, Sugar, & Hico Bags,
Coffee Hugs, Ilesslaivi,
Hut noil's patent 4-polnled Harb Wire,
Smooth Fencing Wire annealed;
Lit. Cardial Iioic,
Ornamental Water Sprinklers, now,
Hrussels Caipets, Hugs and Mats,
China Mattinn, Cocoa Malting,
Crush Mats, India Hubber Mats,
Ma riiic Jntftl ds Opera Glasses
Colored Wiapplng and Printing Paper,
I Upright Cottage Piano, of Auehcr
1 Superior Square Piano, of Hlchard
Lipp & Son, Stuttgart.
3UP2RE CLAAST3 AND OUR WINES,
Liquors and Liqueurs,
Genuine Manila Cigars,
Further to arrive, per bai k Kale, due in
,. all September, a fresh
Supply of Pilsonor Beor,
in quarts and pint.
Further to anive, per bark Imacos, from
New York, due this month,
Household Sewing Machinse,
Matches, in tin, &c. vcc.
For sale by
180 EI). HOFFSCHLAEGER & Co
MR. W. H. WILKINSON
begs to notify to the public of Hono
lulu and travellers to and from
all foreign ports that
He has Purchased
tho HuRincss and Stock in trade, of tho
Honolulu & San Franchco Express &
And that be proposes to carry on tho
business in good stylo; in fact
everything will be-dbuo
"Uplo tho Handle!"
All persons requiring furniture, bag.
gage or goods of any description tJiitt
cd, tiaii'-f erred or shipped will find it to
theli advantage to apply to him at his.
office, King street,
TeScphone Mo. 130,
as low rates as possible. 187
SCARES OF STOCK,
33 Shares Eas,t Maul Plantation Cc
10 Shares Kohala Sugar Company.
!.'0 Shares Princeville Plantation Co.
55 Shares Wniluku Sugar Co.
20 Shares Hawaiian Agricultural Co.
50 Shares Grove Ranch Plantation Co.
WM. O. SMITH & Co.,
4 Stock Hrok
Honolulu, Sept, 7,
E:. Liidy Lanipt-on,
0 COTS' WOOL HUCKS.
1 Spanish Merino Ruck,
1 Southdown Ruck,
7 Soulhdowu Ruck Lambs,
3 Southdown Ewe Lambs.
Elegantly Furnished Eooma
17 OR FAMILIES or SINGLE GEN.
IT TLEMEN, with all the convenien
ce:, and comforts of a home, with
Ugq of Parlon,
Ror.mb aro huge and well ventilated.
Terms, Strictly Hoderate.
Corner of Hotel ml A hike.i streets,
h ?, ,f. , JIUI'Ij CART.
I02 R. ILieUfeld it Co.
j TWO OFFICKS TO LET, cm the Kcc
I JL ond rioor of the building occupied
by ,). W . RubeitMin ,. Co 13U
pssiSS'i'Tjt Drayman bust tcama
hi town. Teltpiione "'. C5. IS