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F1HDAY, JULY 20, 1883.
A HAIRY RACE OF PEOPLE.
A writer in an Knjilish contem
porary says: Prominence has lately
liecn given to a liairy race of people
liy the arrival in England of Fnriiii's
Krao, which came, I believe, from
Laos. Some thiity years ago, tra
velling from Moiucin to Munipore,
I spent u week with these people,
and as the space at my command is
very limited I shall give but a brief
account of them. Crossing the Irni
wadec liivcr, fifteen miles north of
Tshcmbo, .situated in lat. 25, Ion.
!I7, our cattle were so exhausted
from their long and continuous
march that n lengthened halt became
necessarj'. Our guides, some Muni
poories returning to their own coun
try, said, "Sahib, these hairy peo
ple live not very far from this, and
if .you would like to visit them we
will show the way." I most will
ingly assented, as I was most anxious
to sec them, as I had already made
the acquaintance of their distant re
lative, "Maphoo," at Avn. Follow
ing the valley in a northerly direction,
for a couple of days of eighteen
hours each, we branched off to the
north-east, and early on the third
day arrived at an extensive plateau,
densely covered with magnificent
forest trees. "We heard peculiar
noises, somewhat resembling the
coo-ce-ing of the Australian savages ,
which we were told were made by
the people we were in quest of ; but
as not a house or any living thing
was visible, and there was much
whispering, smiling, and laughter
amongst our followers, I thought
they were playing on us some practi
cal joke, and that the cries emanated
either from monkeys or apes. Get
ting annoyed, I told them I had not
come all this way to see apes, and
if they had nothing better to show
we had better go back. The men,
after a hearty laugh at our per
plexity, coo-ee-ed back, and, in
about a quarter of an hour, we were
surrounded by about twenty men
and thirty women. To describe
these people is almost impossible.
The tallest male did not exceed live
feet in height, the women being a
few inches shorter. They were well
made, "broad-shouldered, sturdy
looking fellows, somewhat dark in
complexion that is, as much of it
as could J)e seen, for they were
covered everywhere with long", iluffy,
light-coloured hair, with the sole
exception of the natural growth on
the head, which was pitch black and
most luxuriant, that of both sexes
reaching considerably below their
waists. Not an atom of their faces
or their bodies was free from n
growth of downy, fluffy, hair, which
grow to a length of several inches,
iivcm the eyelids were covered to
such an extent that, to enable them
to see, they had to push it aside.
They much resembled Skye or
Maltese terriers in face. The
women were as hairy as the men,
with the sole exception of their
l)osoms, which were quite bare.
Many of the 3'oungcr girls were
almost comely. Two or three of our
men could either speak their
language or make themselves under
stood by means of some mixed
dialect. The pigmies were much
amused at the astonishment depicted
on our countenances. "We asked
them how far it was to their village.
At this there were peals of laughter,
and a man going up to the nearest tree
climbed up it rapidly, hand over
hand, holding on by the creepers
which enveloped the trunk, to a
height of borne fifty feet, than point
ing to a row of pegs, which at that
distance were all but invisible, he
went up them until he reached the
first lateral branch, and then dis
appeared. These trees, many of
them of the wood oil species, grow
to a great height, the trunks being
often thirty feet in circumference
and growing upright without a
branch for one hundred or more
feet. They grow close together,
their branches intei twining. The
pigmy pushed aside the leaves and
nmaller branches, disclosing rude
machans or platforms on which these
people live. They further aid
towards their invisibility by planting
orchids and other parasites, where
the natural foliage is insufficient;
these rapidly take root and form a
natural screen. .Looking up nt their
asriul abodes nearly dislocate our
necks. The bark of the trees,
though soft, is very adhesive and
tenacious, and into this, when
natural climbers are wanting, they
drive pegs, which serve them as
sits." Rejected lovers need never despair.
sM"MJ 'lcre m' fur ""'I twenty hours in
'iT 'au (m3' alu not ll moment in tlio
fltwcutj'-four in which a woman may
jiov cimrgc ucr minu.
com m cm ON
Yes, and wcscll
An JLio-v n tlio LowcHt !
and don't anybody forget It,
Wc toll New Bedford Hone, and any
i duller knows how it will hold out in
net w eight.
AVo also have the mort varied assort
kept by anyliouse this side of the llocky
Mountains, such as
IIchm) and Manila Cordage', all sizes,
Artesian Weil Boring Hopes,
Manila Uawsera, Wire Hope,
Cotton and Hump Duck nnd Twine,
Galvanized Murine Hardware,
PAINTS AND OILS,
Tare Copper Sheathing, 14, 10 & 18 oz
Yellow Metal and Nails. 14 to 28 oz.
Copper Paint (Tarr & Wonsln's)
Whale Honts, Boat Stocks,
Gal. Boat Nails, all kinds and sizes,
And 1001 other things too numerous
to mention Also, agents for
Terry Davis' Pnln Killer,
Brand & Tierce's Bomb Guns and
Bomb Lances, &c, &c.,
All of which we will sell at the
390 ly A. W. Pcircc & Co.
A NEW DEPARTURE !
No. 03 Hotel street,
Opposite International Hotel,
Between Nuunnu and Fort streets.
rpiIE public will please take notice
JL that I have just opened in the above
premises, and as I am a thorough prac
tical mechanic in my line of business
having done some of the finest work at
Ihc Palace and other residences in Hono
lulu recently would therefore most re
spectfully solicit a call from the com
Fine upholstered work In cveiy variety
Drapery and Lambrequincs of every
description made to order.
Carved and polished window cornices
neatly made and arranged.
Ik-pairing and polishing Pianos, Mu
sical Boxes, etc-
The finest French and varnished pol
ishingdonc in the Kingdom.
Carpets, Oil-cloth and matting cut and
laid at fchort notice.
All work guaranteed and done on the
most reasonable terms. 304 ly
A Large Assortment
Fine Wall Papers
Just received, and for sale by
"WILDER & CO.
Bffi, Call and examine. 147
OK TIIK LKADIKO
aUnited StateB Factories'
LEWERS & COOKE.
VOll SALE, a No. 2
Warehouse Feed Mill
Grinds from 5 to 10 tons per day.
Also, pulleys, holts, etc., all in good
order; can bo run by wteam or horse
power, j not the article for a plantation.
HAY, OATS, CORN,
Wheat, Bran, Hurley, Whole and
Ground, Mixed Feed, etc.
AS CHEAP AS THE CHEAPEST
09 LAINK Co., 34 Fort st.
QJlco Sup't "Water Works,
Honolulu, July a, 1882.
ALL persons having Water Privileges
are notified that tipr WulPr Kates
are payable beml-niiminlly, in advance,
nt thu oflloo of tl'o SuiMirlntemluiit of
Water Works, foot of Nuiiunu street,
upon thu 1st day of Januurv and July of
each year. OI1AB. B. WlLSON,
,.. . .Sup't Water Works.
S. k. Kaaj, Minister of Interior. 304
BETTER LATE THAN NEVER!
WHITMAN & WRIGHT
TO THE KESCUE !
T Ihe earnest mlleitatloii of horse
owners, we sent to the Coast ofr a
First-Class Horso Shoor,
and Floonnan. Thuuks to our agents, n
first-class mechanic hns nrriveu, and
comes well recommended, from
Loading Shop In Iho United Slates.
Wc have, therefore, no hesitation In
stating tlat all horses sent to our shop
will, In future, he Miod in the most
scientific manner known in modern
Stock that has been crippled by clum.
sy workmen can now be made to travel,
(far away from Soaking Stalls and Foot
WHITMAN & W1UGHT,
117 King street, Honolulu.
The Dolmonico Restaurant
next door to Castle & Cooke,
on King" street.
Meals Cooked to Order
AT LUV nouns.
LXJIVCIIES &, SUPPERS
2.1 to CO cents.
Board, per week, upstairs, : : $0.00
R. VON OEHLIIAFFEN & Co.,
430 lm Proprietors.
A PUKE. WHOLESOME. HE
According to the highest and best medi-
Manufactory, : : ; No. 13 Liliha St
P. O. Box, 379. Telephone, 281
JtSTAli orders receive prompt attention.
KENNEDY & Co.,
Jobbing and Retail
Campbell's Fire-Proof Buildings
No. 67 Hotel Street.
P. O. Boz No. 207.
201 ly Ring up -Telephone No. 240.
"Try the Fragrance ol tho Woed, Nlcollan,"
Choice Havana Cigars
Of the Finest Brands
AnU Hunt Flavorw,
Manuel Garcia, Figaro,
Margarita, La Corona,
Flon do Cuba, Coney Island,
MAY NOW BE 11AD FROM
H. J. NOLTE,
Beaver Saloon, Fort f-trect.
SfOther goods as before.
" Variety theSplccoflAfe."
SPERM OIL !
We have cm hand
Put up in 5 gall, tins
and cases of 10 galls.
Clear and Pure Sperm Oil
Taken by tho " Orca," "Louisa," nnd
"Mary & Helen,1' which will be
SOLD at LOWEST PKIOES
Castle & Cooke.
TNSTRUCTIONS in Gymnasts will
A bo given to Ladlus and Children
I3vsi'.v Saturday Moi'iUiif?
From 0 to 11 o'clock, in addition to tho
Evening Classes. & B. DOLE,
080 I'rcsiiktil Athletic Association
CHARLES J. FISHEL'S
Leading Millinery House.
AJL,-W.A.YftS AHEAD ! .
lite Largest, Finest and Most Select Gentlemen's Fur
nishing Goods in the Kingdom.
OWE PRICE MECHANICS' BAZAR
Corner of Fort and Merchant Streets,
Wc respectfully ask a call from the community to prove to them bow fnr ,.
eel some dealers In our lines of Gent's Furnishing Goods! Not Xnc Tn SnnrSnr-
Sufte:?! RtyIc.S V-"1 !n 1,ri,CCii- ,Now invoic(-'8 ooastaS ly belnL received
and for choice selections nml varieties n nllourlar"c assortment IS? nil J t
S.V no one will be disappointed who buys from us. " assortment wo can safely
Read tho following: What arc your reasons for purchasine- at tlm foM,ni., n
zarv Bceanse they sell 23 per cent cheaper than any ohe ?storo In Uw Stv
Tho Ono Price Mcchanlco' Bazar, tho most reliable and cheapest store In Honolulu.
Store openftemo .m. to 8 .m. Satxtrany cvcUnRs till lO
S. W. LE0EHER, Manager. (252) ,, L. ROSENBERG
ENTEEPRISE FEED CO..
Corner of Ounnn nnd
II . JT . a
"DEGS to Inform his frieuds and the public cencrally that he 1ms OPRN'n
tS,ousUrpynotfth abVC StUUd' and Ull& ' -SnlS,Slli &SS?
'Fresh Goods of the very best quality .
which he will oiler for sale
AT THE LOWEST POSSIBLE PRICES.
S&SgVjtiSg stcK nUentin t0 p,CUSe th0 PuWic' t0 itn part of thei
Wheat and Oat Hay, Whole and Ground Barley,
California and Oregon Oats, Bran, Middlings, &c
now on hand. Orders solicited nnd satisfaction guaranteed, or no pay asked
II. J. AGMEW, Proprietor .' 349
UNION FEED COMPANT
Ih Couwtautly KeeelviMg-
Fresh Supplies of Hay, Barley,- .
Oats, Bran, Wheat, Corn, &c7
Which it offers,' Wholesale or BetaU.
AT THE LOWEST
J. M. OAT,
uuvc just received ex Suez, .-'
A. new lo't.of Blank Books, Blotting Tablets
Letter una Note Paperw,
InltH, Slucilnere, GolO. 1'eiiH, &c.
ALSO, A 8MALL ASSOKTKKNT OV ,
Plaques or House XecoratinSv
Red Rubber Stamp Agency.
B2TA11 orders filled promptly..
253 Gazotto Block, No. 5 Merchant Street,
J, W. BOBEBTSON & Go's
WEiii?MPiifd l? p?fe,SJ furt,lSr or',urs for ny Pnjr or Magazine publish
Ai ? im ,rV lif?r,1!1"' ,,,c EuhtcrM S,",es- Camiini "tl Broi.
ii- t. I)rLKtnt "mo wo receive hy every ma 1 over one hniiflrr.fi nml afiv
cz- TV Tri -xxr
All orders Proinptly attended to. Telephone No. 175.
Jr., & CO.