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SUPPLEMENT TO THE DAILY BULLETIN.
HONOLULU, II. I., SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 1883."
A. A. MONTANQ,
Corner Fort & King Sts.
Dcsirc3 to inform his numerous friends
and the public generally that he has
Reduced the Prices
of Photographs, which for Style, Quality
and Finish cannot be excelled,
From LocKet to Life Size
In every Style;
A splendid assortment of
in Silk,' Satin, Plush, Leather, &c, &c,
of the latest styles. Also, a very large
Including the Volcano, Lava Plows,
Sugar Mills and Plantations,
Groups of Hawaiians, in ancient
and modern costumes.
No. 78 Fort Street,
453 ly Opposite E. O. Hall &Son's
PORSALE, a No. 2
Grinds from 5 to 10 tons per day.
Also, pulleys, bolts, etc., all in' good
order; can be rim by steam or' horse
power, just the article for a plantation.
HAY, OATS, CORN,
Wheat, Bran, Bailey, Whole and
Ground, Mixed Feed, etc.
AS pHEAP AS THE CHEAPEST
l59 T" LALNE Co., 3i'Forrs't.
Tin, Copper and, Sheet Iron Worker,
'' " ' "''-".. -. ..
. Plumber, Gas Fitter, &c.
Sto.ves and Banges
of all kinds;
Plumbers' stock and metals,
i 'i" '
House Furnishing Goods,
7? Chandeliers, Lamps, &o.
I' NSTRUCTIONS in Gymnastics will
be given to Ladies and Children
DE5yoxy Su-turclay Morning
From 0 to ill o'clock, in addition to the
Evening Classes. S. B. DOLE,
380 President Athletic Association
A NEW DEPARTURE !
No. 03. . . ." Hotel street,
Opposite International Hotel,
Between Nuuanu and Fort streets.
A CARD TO. THE PUBLIC.
KOHM & EUPPEEOET
Beg to intimateto their friends and the
public generally, that they-areinow pre
pared to execute orders for;
Plain and Decorative
Painting & Paperlianging
in the best, and' newest styles.
Orders may be left nt his residence
No 09 Hotel street, or by letter at P. 0
Box, No. 411. 401 ly
IN GENUINE STfrLE.
the thorough experionc
icd horse breaker.wishcs
the public to know that
take charge of stock, and guarantees
to break them thoroughly on his Ranch,
and attend carefully to feeding and
doctoring horses. He has now in his
charge suchL celebrated, steeds, as .Black
Thorn and other thoroughbreds,' and has
the exclusive charge of rail-of Mr. James
,Orders, left at the Pantheon Stables,
or at the moinmoth stables on Mr. James
Campbcll'si property at.Kapiolanl, Park,
will meet with promptness. 205 ly
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GENERAL BLACKSMITHS. .
Jlorso Shoeing.a specialty
A first-class man being specially engaged
for that work.
Ship and Wagon work faithfully ,
Shop on the Esplanade, op. Hopper'a.204
A. Nev X-iot ol
' 150 FircTcvt, '
Has arrived, wwliich e roll at the lowest
price, in quantities to suit purchasers. '
515 A. S. Clefehorn. & Co.
"Well-ventilated houses, good diet,
and stimulants taken in moderation
Wore essentially neccssaiy, in his
opinion to the preservation of any
thing like health ; and the most use
ful articles, in the medicine-chest,
were quinine for fever, and cyanitc
pf potassium, blucstone, carbolic
acid, and oil for sores. This wri
ter was inclined -to think that Euro
peans could withstand the fatal .ef
fects of tropical illnesses better than
most dark races, and tliat conse
quently iii localities where the latter
would die. the former might haVe only
a passing illness ;'and that, although'
the climate of the.New Gui'nca'coast
could not lie called lical'tiry, that on,
the mountain tops further inland
would' probably be .found otherwise.,
But even alpng the seacbasfc lie did
not think that much need be feared
so long as proper precaution was
taken in' thc'm'anuer above mentioned.
The. west of the Gulf of, Papua he
pronounced decidedly , unhealthy,
though high and healthy 'localities
might be found 200 of 300, miles in
the interior by means of the Fly
River. M. D'Albertis, in a letter to
Dr. Bennett, of Sydney, in 1870,
stated that-,, after ascending (the Fly
for a 'considerable ' distance all the
members of his party were very sick
with fever, t and he found it impossi
ble to cross0 'swampy fores' 'to Teach
the mountains. In a-letter front
Captain Runcie, of the London Mis
sionary Society, to Rev. "J. P.
Sunderland, Sydney, in October,
i876 the writer stated' that' at "Port
Moresby .hejfjpuiuithc, condition of
affairs rather disheartening. The
Rev.: Mr. L'awes" iiad lb'st a son
through fever,-the rest of the family
were' and, had beeni suffering from
the same disease? and a number of,
other persbns; wh'5se' names' 'Captain
Runcie mentioned, were"1 also ill.
"It seems to' be a very unhealthy
.place," he'wrotey "for iio one escapes
wlib goes 'there." The Uev. 'S.,
M'Farlane, writing in January, 1876,
said he had not found any part of
the coast, or any island in, Torres
Straits free from fever, Cape" York
and Port' Moresby not excepted. On
thejrther. hand, Captain Moresby,
while he' was-on ths coast in a man-of-war,
'found.; the climate as healthy,
as any in'the vbrld,;-but 'then he was
probably away from the effects, of
the malaria arising from the swamps
New Guinea produces much that
is valuable for sustaining life and
promoting trade. Bananas, sugar,
cane, yams, taro, and sweet potatoes'
attain an immense size in the interior.
The breadfruit tree, the sago palm,
the cocoanut-tree, betel, and- mango
are indigenous. Tobacco is cultivated
by most of the natives, and chillies
cucumbers, watermelons, vegetable
marrows, grapes, and fruit represen
ting the apple, and wild, oranges are
to be foun'l. That, other tropical
fruits and that spices could be pro
duced with case, there is .considered
to be very little doubt. The soil, and
climate are said to bc.specially suited
to the cultivation of coffco, and. by
adopting the terrace, system of irri
gationrice, might be grown. In .open
land the cotton tree has, been found
to be not unepmmun. , Cpcoanut
groves, are usually seen, overshadow
ing the coast villages of the, penin
sula, The sago, palm is .scarce abo.ut
Port Moresby, but abounds.; further
to the, north. .In his letter, in 1875,
to the London 2YmesCaptain Moresby
said NeViGruinea was rich in timber,
which. .ought to form an immediate
article, of export; and, theyield;froin
the sago palm might be, increased so
as. to, form a permanent and. paying
export. Yams and'rpots were, abun
dant, and might be cultivated to any
extent. But the main source of
wealth, he said, jwas thct cocpanut,
the yalue pf the copra and cocoanut
oil being very .great., ..These products,
actually in existence,.. he considered
would be.the first support pf an .infant-
colony., Tens of thousands of
acres of, low land could, probably bo
cultivated for rice,, cptton and sugar
cane with, profit, and. jute and other
fibres were already growing, in the,
country. , Jf he high, grass land seemed
to his. observation to be ,better
watered than the generality' of
Australian pastures, and, would, he
thought, afford runs for millions of
sheep, and, cattle. Much, p the, high
land appeared to him jo be, suitable
.for; coffee culture.. The only signs of
mineral wealth seen;,by him Or any
pi.lns ship's company, were; some
fragments. Qf gold quartz picked vup:
at- Fairfax .Harbour, Port -Moresby,;
and ;t is remarkable' ,,that np one
appears to have, seen, any .gold jn,.the
possession, of thecoast,natiyes. jit; is
generally believed by all persons who
have visited New .Guinea, that
precious, minerals exist among the.
high mountains ,to' the north,- 4nit
gold appears. to be qujifc ; unknown. to
On the subject of production, it is
well that attention should be given
to the letter 'which the Rev. S.
M'Farlane wrote in January, !1876,
for his object was to warn people
who had any attention of go'iri to
New Guinea "from, expecting too
much. A short time previous to his
writing a project had' been started in
Sydney to open up trade between
New Guinea and the Australian colo
nies in the products; of the island','
and Yule'Island had been selected aB
i the' site for a settlement. The pro-,
motors .of the .undertaking expected,