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SUPPLEMENT TO THE DAIT BtlLtEOT.
HONOLULU; II. I., SATURDAY, .MAY 12, 1888.
thb Amateur Musical Society's
concert on.' Ei;iilay. night was well
attended, almost every available; seat
being occupied. The programme
has been already before our readers
so that they arc aware of the ex?
cellent quality of .entertaiument
offered by the society to its guests.
At 8 .o'clock the proceeding com
menced with an overture by the.
Honolulu Symphony-Club Herold's
Diadem, followed by .a gavotte by
Gieso. The Club i also gave, at the
opening of the second part of'tbe
programme', selections from Rossini's
"Italiaua in,Algcri" winch, lost no
thing of, its. effect from the excellent
arrangement by Mr. A.- Marquez:
These piedcs.';appealed much more
td the, popular ear, by numerous
melodies than, those the members of
the Symphony .Club are. in. the habit
of giving us, and1 wo thiuk the
change was thoroughly appreciated
by the audience, who applauded, each
vigorously., The, choral-singing, by
the members of the Society, was
really good. The first number on
the programme was a selection from
Ga'de's Crusaders, of the two choruses
','; Father, from ,a distant land," and
? Forward !i O Weary Feet." In. the
first of these isasolopart'ibr a bass
voice, taken by Mr. Starkey, which
showed his fine voice to, great advan
tage. The blending of the solo and
chorus voices was exquisite. The
closing' chorus,, in the, .first part of
tlie programme, Yes, c'en,.as.4ie
the roses," from the .Rose Maiden,
was excellently sung. The ligb'te
and shadows were well marked, anil,
for perfection, of, detail, this was, in
our opinion, the best choral work
done, .during .the evening. In the
second part , of ..the, programme were
three choruses,, Mozart!s " Sweet
peace, descending, " ..Pinsuti's
j'Where, wavelets ripple, "J anil! the
weddiug.chorus from the Rose Maid
en. The first, of these, jiaa sung
splendidly, especially by the ladies.
In the second' Mrs. Atkinson took
the solo part to tlie nir.of the ''Blue
Bells of Scotland," singing with n
finish and delicacy that added won
derfully to the off act. This was. well
applauded, 'flio last chorus, lost
much of its. effect from the slow time'
in which it was taken. Instead of
being; 'Bridal, bells" that were
' ringing,"' it was almost slow
enpugh'for a funeral. Throughout
tlie Society, showed . that its .choral
pieces verc well .studied. The, im-.
pVovc'mcnt in blending of the' voices,
too, is very marked since ther last
appearance. The ohly tliintr that
seems to be wanting is that they;
should appear oftener ntid'glvc us a
little more of the pleasure of listen
ing to the results of their labors. Mr.
Atkinson conducted the choruses in
the absence of Mr.- Bcrgcr frpni ill
ness. In the first part the quartette,
''Lady, rise, the morn' is waking,"
was well rendered by Miss B. Parke,
Mrs. Davies, Messrs. W. f. Hall
and Starkev. Mr. McCartney's solo
''Within this sacred dwelling.','
showed the culture and compass of his
magnificent bass voice to fine effect'.'
The ease1 with which 'the most, dim
cult passages were attacked and'eon-
quercd, the, mellow richness of his
tones, and the superb' finish1 on the
lower E,-.gave so muck pleasure that'
lie. receive an encx)rc,,.t6y which,
however', fie did riot respoikl. Mr.
Stroelciu, who is now an established
favorite , with the public,. t gave u
beautiful solo. on the Zither a fan
tasia on the well-known melody "Far,
away" In response to a unanimous
encore hogavea pretty 'waitz1,, caus
ing many a, rigid objector to the
dance, to vibrate' to the time of, the
music. In the second "part Mrs.,
Paly sang' Harrison Millard's
"Darling." 'Mi-si Paty hns'so firm
ly ,and rightfully epiablied. herself
as our Prima. Donna that Jt' almost'
seems superfluous to t add to 'the
praises which have already'.' been
showered on her,, biit'wo'do'thi'rik
that sho surpassed all' her rjrevjous
efforts. Her clear', pure5 '.soprano
charmed the audience; into absolute
stillness, so that the faintest sigh of
the song, was plainly heard' arid llie
bird-like carol at tlie close was sim
ply perfect., In rcsponsp to. a per
fect storm of applause she sang Mil?
ton. Wclllngs' ''Some day," very
sweetly., , Mr Yarndley gave ,as a
Violin solo, jbho' wpU-jcnowii cavatina,
by Raff', with his'accustomed. deli
cacy and, sympathetic power.. The,
double bowiug wasjpart.ic,ularly fine,,
In response to ,nn encore ho played
the 'first part', ot "the. air; of' ''Home,
sweet Home," iu double notes, He,
then asked' to be excused, as bis
fingers, weresore from the constant
playing" in the week, .previous., The'
concert', as a whole, was .superb, and
reflects the greatest credit on the;
Society. Everything produced was
of the best of its kind. in. music,, and!
so selected as to give a good .com
parison of both the .ancient and the
modern schools of musical composi
tion. We. trust' to hear that the'
Society will, give, its concerts more
frequently now that it has .a room .at
its. disposal, and we, can assume them
that if tliey keep up to Friday night's
standard of excellence their friends
will greatly appreciatd'their efforts
at entertainment; ''' '
Y. M. C. A. ROOMS,
. Are now Dally Opened to the Public
From 7a.m. to 8 p.m.
A PLEASANT nnd coinmo.Hbus read;
ing room, at the end of tlio hall
opposite tho front entrance,- U . well
lighted and' supplied with, comfortable
Periodicals of latest dates aud other
interesting reading matter lsprovidcd,
to which will soon be added a valuable
Interesting games arc at liana, station,
ery and all other needfuls for writing,
and a pleasant place for a profitable
evening's entertainment is freely offered.
The, parlor is fitted, up for beauty and
comfort, with the best furniture the
Honolulu market affords,, find the wenry
and indisposed can here find checrand
comfort. These rooms are open to the
free use .of jyoung men of any, of these
Islands, aud to -all who come from
abroad, and. a cordidl'iuvitatlon is here,
with extended td you to come and make
use of these comforts and- conveniences'
and feel that you aro at home.
.Aside from generulientertainmcnts we
shall offer, on .Monday .evenings, to nil
who desire, tlie opportunity of studying
book-keeping with a competent teacher
and shall endeavor' soon! to'provido for
athcr'evening classes of this nature, re:
quiring as payment nothing ,butgcnth
maiily conduct. ' ,
The'new hall is ready for onrent'er-'
tertalnmonts. .anil offeVed' to tlifa public
for. nil legitimate purpose consistent
with tho Association? as the most dosir.
able, audience room in this city.
ye shrill endeavor for ' the muiual
ben'6flt; 6t both cmplojerand employe
to conduct'.as! far aa possible an -
Empleymnt Bareaa;" '-
To this end we invite communications
upon, this subject from all personseon
thpse, islands who at any time may be Jn
want of help, assurieg fill such that we
sball do hll In1 our power to pforoptly
point'out the desirable personvnbt how
ever.al ways assuming .theiresponsibillty,
for, character, as manyofour applicants
will ,be entire strangers to, us. '
We also Invite communications from
any wlib1 have comfortable' rooms and
boarding houses to offer- at reasonable'
prices' as we, can often point out to you
such as arc seeking desirable homes.
Our ttim Is to assist lonng- Men n all
legitiniate ways; and.to this end' wo shall,
always be ready 'to- confer upon any
subject, with all, ..for whose mutual
Deneni,we can wprK. &aaress.
GcnerarSccreaary Y. JL C. A.
894 , Honolulu- Oaliu.
Proposals for Library Building
QEAtiED. PROPOSALS; .for the erec
O tloh of the building designed for
the Library and Reading nooin Associni
lion1 will be received tip to and includ
ing Saturday, May 10th;,
Estimates may liomado for the -whole
or any part of "said work,
Parties making estimates will give
their figures for the masonry including
,'Blatei roof,- carpenter work,. plastering,
painting, and pluinbtntrand gas-flttiug
Plans' and specifications can bo.scen
and estimates handed in at the office of
Qummitteo, , ?, (i s897
a 1 .
ONE GOOD "PRACtlCAt" JOKEi
A comedy of errors in modern lifo,
recently resulted in Liverpool from
what was intended to be a practical
joke. There are two brothers who
parted many years ago, when boys,
oneof them going to America to
seek His fortune, and' the other ror
maining, in Liverpool to make it.,
Tney have both been eminently suc
cessful in this respect, and -not long,
ago thb brother in, America deter
mined to visit tho brother in Engr
land. The time of tho visit-was set
tled' by correspondence,, and' the
American set sail. Tho Englishman
is a notorious wag, and arranged
that an acquaintance should. meet tho
American as his brother and conduct
him to the hotel. The American,
who was also a great wag, on the
trip decided to playexactly the 'same
joke on His brother, asking, an ao';
quaintance whom he had met oniho
snip to personate him for a few hours.
The acquaintance entered into, the
spirit of'thejoke,,and when the tea-
sol (arrived at Liverpool was, found
by the. personator of the English'
brother and driven to the hotel. The
real American brother followed moro
leisurely, chuckling.over liis joke In
the meanwhile the English brother
has alsojgono to the hotel, bursting
with merriment, over his Joke. It
happened' that the two real brothers
niet, in the Iqbby tof the hotel, and
though they had been parted so ma
ny years, ftliey knew eaoh other., At
first, ynth .blank amazement, they
greeted, each other; and then, as they
explainedthejrmutual jokes, laughed
long. and hearjily. But the climax
was yet to be rejtched. Ah expla;
nation in regatta to. the .gentlemen
who Had personated them, and who
wcre'.riow, asifrey imagined, playing
a huge joke on eachi other," showed
that, tliey also were brothers who" l;acl
Been separated rpm, boyhood,, but
who; did not know each other wnelT"
they met .Mutual explanations were
made' all around, and the, comedy
was ended by an cld-fashloned Engr
lish dinner. Dtt. Free Press. '''
MADE THEM EVEN.
MArrestedi for carrying a, pistol j
wasi he?" asked, a magistrate of inn
officer, ireferring to a gentleman who
had just been arraigned;. Letls
see the pistol.," The weapons was
produced and handed to' the Judge,
who examined it and asked :
" Where did you. get itW
" Bought it at a, hardware store;".'
" What did iticost?" , , ,
"Fifteen dollars." .
"Fine implement HowUl you
syop?" and the Judge drew, out, a
pistol and .handed it to the prioner. i
. ''TakeiHOto-boot.'? . ..;li
. All., right . ink fiue-you -Mto
Tbit makei u,yD.'., .,-:.' tji j