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HONOLULU, II. I SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1G, 1882.
,. ,t(, tSTMAS'lSOMINfl!
, A BONO fOll THE BOSON.
, Christum? is coming, ring out tho sweet
".,' Tlmt echo his step in tliclr musical
' '"" cl.lmo ;
ftiiBFIIl) high 1lio bright lnlmper that
in sparkles and swells,
,Antl forcp? tlip poet's warm thought
.. Into rliyma :
1,l 'Id "fond cyca look ldVo till byes look
'' tack again,
() I Withi equal dovotion to thobO that arc
. Turcot every burden of sorrow nnd'
'"''Be jdcilnd nnd gay, for old Cliristmns
'" "Chrlstmafi ts doming, nmko friends with
t nn yourfotj,
, Tf Sulxhtc tho harsh thought that drives
-lt - mcrcyawuy; , ;
ttIf you.would win pardon, then pardon
," , bestow, .
' Tlint pence nnd good will inny bo rottnd
f' iyou fdr iiyc.
Jn cottage or enttllc, in lint or hall
.(.., ( Gather rpund you the faces and forms
that arc dear ;
'"lici your greeting be loving, to ond and
in 'i I'to'nll
nl ;,Tho heartiest welcome for Ohrlstnms
. l Christmas is coming, fling wide tho hall
fm i, door,
ihmi.M V10 larder bo . heaped, with
"' " , lu-tltrlousfarc; ,
1" Open hoWo for the friend, open pursq
lnitil 'ifbr the poor,
uH), Till 'charity lightens tlio shadow of
ti b' upaK' v '
Let the song and tho feast, bo (o greatest
" ' ' and least,
"if As free as tho sunshine that brightens
i the year;
, ,t By tho liberal hnid shall tho store bo
So give, arid givo kindly, for Christmas
Edtvard Ellis, Selected.
"'V'w ',' AVISlTTOOAHPJtlSON.
,,i Las week, in company with a
, , : friend, L.went on a visjt.to Mr.
v,jPucklc'8 Ilotcl on fho island. Wc
lifted the brass knocker attached to
I to, the little low portnl and rapped
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shut tho door and another locked it.
This was done as fast as tho names
wcio called and in a very fow minutes
tho whole wcro locked up for tho
Each cell conthiuc two hnnmmocks
which are rolled up during the day
time and fastened to iron hooks let
in to the wall. At night these are
unrolled and hung from end to end
of the cell. These is just room for
these two lmnnnnocks sido by sido
nnd there is no other furniture in tho
cell. Tho walls of tho cell arc white
r' ' n i ,i '
shut not a ray of light culcis. Re
fractory prisoneis are placed in these
for so nionyiliotus.'ata time as a
Next to these is tho bread-room
where the biscuit is stoicd ; nnd next
again is tha poi roqmj of this about
act) to 'iOOlbs. ino-iised daily.
The corridor under tho tiomon's
cells is used for keeping tjiosc await
ing trial aiid, at one end of it, is tho
cell in which those condemned to bo
hung tuc kept the night picvlous to
their execution. Tho door is ono
tho bell by whoso sound tho vigilance
of tho guards is mado known and the
life of the inmates regulated.
Outsido the prison o'ro tho grounds
ond tho garden which bear witness to
the caro and taste of Mr Buckle's
family. Oil holidays the piisoncrs
aro allowed tho frco uso of tlicso to
amuso themselves under strict
supervision. Beyond these again,
and close to the water's edgo is n
coral-rock qttnriy on which tho
Norwegians from Papnikou were
j wore aunuttpu tp the presence of n
'ill ,mrfcfjvuoi respectfully saluted us.
'i, Mr. iChailcs Cliukometits nt the head
'H. ..... ...t
nui liju aiuifs. hum
(' sahitatijm, prpcecded to accompany
, us on our' tour of inspection. Passing
l)lt, through the ( hall wo went into, the
')(., cb'urt-y'ard,(aud on the makai side of
j('u tlje'ljuilduig found, tho hospital, Here
t the sick? patients are treated by the
(, prison physician, Dr. Hoffmann.
( v,Tlicro w;crc not many patients under
f treatment at tho time of ppy visit. Wd
'.' saw cnoiiiili to show lis that their
'wants wet o being well nttcndbdto. l , '
.- "'THd 'walls 6f the hospital arc biightcn- M CASTERS,
'' edSutha few pictures nnd a biuall ij ' '
Ylibrjtry statute in ono corner of (he
j ' room. "But more could be done in
''"'this direction and I trust the ai-
prcaching' Christmas season1 will find'
some good Samaritans who will nt
'"tend'to these matters', not duly in
' "thd'dl'isoli, lint hi nil our public in-
' stitulipns wheie there are inmates
"'tvho cannot attend to these matters
, " ' leaving the Ilosithl, we went
'into the douit-ynrd again, still kecp-
'l iiig on the ma'kni side. "We pafesed
'" ' the shelter sheds which ate'ttivided
' 'into compaitments one is kept for
' ''Ilawuiinps only, another is for CJiinn-
incn, irtid another for the foreigners.
'This is done 'to prevent qunrielling
. amongst the varied nationalities.
i 'i 1. Next comes the kitchen which is
attended to by three cooks, nil
'Chinese, and nil incarcerated for
'smuggling 'opium. The windowof the
kitchen, although barred, looks otit
"oh an 6pcn green to which the pubHo
''hnvefieo access and is Ho low that
anyone from the outside may come
up close to it, nnd look in, and hold
communication with the inmntes. It
, was through this window that the vigi
. knee of Mr. Clarke detected opium
being smuggled into the gaol. The
i authorities ought to enclose the
aforesaid gieen with a high wall or
fence as there is no means at picscut
' of keeping anything out this way,
. i. except by a constant watch by a iiinn
i oh the spot." i
. 'In frout of 'the kitchen is a eistdm
i. and also an enclosure for washing.
Beyond this, again, is a small patch
of grass and a tiny pond of gold-fUh.
i Tile court-yard has some very line,
.iJargc, and spi coding (Shade-trees,
ui it AVhilo wo were in the court-yard
r tho bell for locking up sounded, nnd
tho guard turned out. Tho older
'"Fix bayonets ' was given, and tho
. prioone -s fell hi four deep.
Then wc went inside to witness tho
ii roll call. Mr. Clnike stood on the
steps facing tho conldor along both
M sides of. .which mo tho cc" h their
doors wide open. As l d out
I'caokunmfi the niNoni". id i land
advanced alon( iltc i-on ho
came to the dooi nf his coll in lie
' entered. As soon a w-o )ymu -s
, Jwd1 cuK'ied tho cell yjic v XwnU
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washed nnd the floor is as clean and
white ns scl ubbing can make it. There
is a littlo barred or grated window
without glass in tho Wall opposite tho
door and another over tho door. In
somo cells ono prisoner only is put
For instance, Wilkerson, the King
baiber, is in a cqll by himself as all
the prisoners aro afraid to sleep with
The men arc kept on oua sido of
tho building an 1 (lie worn, n on the
other, Down i,hv mc ilu dark
cells into widely wlwuthv. dv aro
laigo grate through which the wholo
Intel ior may bo seen, nnd in front of
it is a Inrgo tub of earth on 'Which is
placed a lamp aiid, when anyone is in
that cell a warden sits besido it
through' tho night to sco that the man
does not' make aWay with himself.
About 20 have been hung since the
gaol wip built.
Tliogov('i"ijv Xfi. Ibid , orcupies
the iii; I'Mjiiuj, ui tir building iu
Ids vj ,i i' . pi"'.iw ' On thc-nudu
j ,K"ir as yuu go in ...i tho olllcc ami
i the jjnavil-r jop, hi th liul (I hung
even as compaicd with model prisons
in other countries, tho only defects
in the picscnt system bemgthat some
in door employment should bo devised
for tho inmates, who could thus spend
that timo profitably which now on
very wet days and at somo other times
they spend in idleness ; nnd that no
prisoners should on any nqcount Iks
allowed to work for private indivi
duals. OFFICE RULES.
The following rules have been post
ed up in the olllcc of a film here, do
ing a lmge business. Although not
onginal, wc insert them for our
1 Gentlemen, on entering will
leave tho door wide open or apolo
gize. 2 Those having no business
should remain ns long as possible,
take a chair and lean against the wall.
It will preserve the wall nnd may
pi event its falling on us.
!1 Gentlemen nrc requested , to
smoke) especially during olllcc hours ;
tobacco mid cigais of the finest
brands will bo suppliccb
J Spit on tho Uoor, as the spit
toons aro Only for ornament.
6 iTai.k i.ou or winsTtR es
pecially when wo aro engaged If
this has not tho desired effect, Hinh.
(! If we aio in business conversa
tion with anyone gentlemen nro re
quested not to wait till wo are
through, but join in, as wo me
paiticuhtily fond of speaking to half-a-docn
or more at a time.
7 Profane langunge is expected
at all times especially if ladies arc
8 Put your feet on the table, or
lean against the desk ; it will bo of
gieat assistance to those who aie
II Persons having no business to
transact, will call often or excuse
themselves. , ,
10 Should the loon of money lie
desired, do not fail to ask for itlas
wo do not require it for business
put poses, but meicly for the snko of
lcuding. , r
At the time of our visit there w'erc
150 prisoners within its Avails of
whom ! wcro women. Tliciemaindcr
comprised 00 natives, 52 Chinamen,
DO foreigners, and 1 Japanese. After
signing our named ji iho visitor's
book wc took our leave, compliment
ing Mr. Buckle on the thorough
cifanuw'sii ami uiMor pi tlie wlioln
building, riu- pljuv is, in fact so
clean that, to vse .1 common pin use,
you could fat your dinnei off any
pmt of it.
To sum up, the whole-1 excellent
LONDON GO88IP. .
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Special fur tlio Dully llnllolln.)
Among tho traditional usages of
the house of Hohcnzollcrn, nob tho
least lcnnukablo is tho practice of
requiring the heir to tho Grown,
' when he arrived at man's cstatej to
pass a year or two in tho civil service
'of the country, l'rinco William of
, tho Crown Prince's eldest
1ms, in accoi dance with this
custom, just been introduced by his
grandfather, the Emperor William,
to the President of the provinco of
Urandcnburg, to whom His M&jesly
has confided tho task of 'introducing
the junior Crown Prince to a practi
cal insight into tho working of tho
administrative and executivo organi
sation of tlio kingdom.
A "find" has been mado 'in tho
Escurial, tho famous summer palace
of King Philip II, which will doubt
less hnvo great interest for future
historians a secret mint, in which
tho husband of Mary Tudor was in
tho habit of making bad motley
wherewith to defray the expenscsof
his numcrons wars. It is startling
to think that the cost of fitting out
the famous Armada may have bedn
provided from this source Spain
manages better in theso days. Philip
II cheated people by paying his debts -in
falso coin ; his successors don't
pay tho debts at all, neither in good
money nor in bad. And yet people
say the world improves
A new and somewhat original
journal will shortly bo published at
Paris, and will bo entitled Enlra.
Nous. This now venture will bo
published by subscription nnd de
livered to subscribers only, nnd in
this case it will not bo on sale at tho
Kiosqncs, nor at the nowvendore. .
The Countess of Jt., n great huly
moving in tho Court circles, 'of
Vienna, is passionately fond of
pcails. In fact, she Is tho female,
countcrpait of lord Topaa in "Loth
air." A few days ago tho Countess
received a visit from her jcwcllcc, who
very strongly recommended her to
become tho purchriscr of a most
magnificent "rope of pearls." 'JThoy
are aid0 unique, Madame, X.aMiiro
you" said the jeweller, "and tlio
price to you is only a hundred thou
sand florins." "Only a hundred
thousand florins," icpcatodj i'tM
Countenif, witji a smile ; "but, $$.
ii, . lit inn lmvi' a look lit YOAir
gems. I feel sttong enough to rpjst ,
y," incrcnpor ;
llu (iniiiitiitiiiii in Iniv.
the icwqljcjMyjed tho casket h
cuniaincu iiBvygasutc, mm 'puJ$J
11 suing of teiu.'hjf,'' of ijiielj fnulyiw
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