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TUESDAY, I'KIHU'AUY !S, 1S8I.
What I Siiav aiul Hoard in Honolulu.
UY lMVin GWAHAM ADEK.
7'Vo; .7b Republic.
In the month of KovimuIkm' last, (JJS!),
loyal matters clianeed to lalco me on a pi ofes
sional trip to the Sandwich Islands. Crossing-
the Continent from "Washington to 8a i
Francisco by the Union Pacific intoi'-oi canic
route, I embarked at the port of 'Frisco on
board the City of Sydney (Captain Seabury),
one of the Pacific Mail Company's fine
Australian steamers (the best sen-ships on
the route), and, after a six days' voyage
upon the tranquil bosom of the broad
Pacific, Avith no .special incident but a school
of flying fisli and a single sail in sight, on
the evening of December od, at nine
o'clock, landed at the Pacific Mail Steam
ship's capacious wharf in Honolulu. The
bay is a safe, and wide one, the anchorage
good for craft of any size, and the nearness
of the harbor to the town a great conven
ience for the procurement of supplies and
It was dark when 1 rode through dimly
lighted streets a mile or more to the Ha
waiian Hotel ; I could see nothing of the
island-capital even in outline; but I drew in
the velvety air and the sweet aroma of land
and plants and rejoiced in a temperature as
mild and balmy as that of the Atlantic
States in June. A delightful, steady
blowing breeeze, the trade-wind, . ted
fragrant and refreshing odors from ga dy
flora and tropical fruit trees to mygratef"l
senses ; the music of guitar and song was
on the air in joyous, rhythmic cadence ;
and a subtle, dreamy feeling of rest and
agreeable surroundings pervaded the mind
like the sootlmig. insidious influences of the
At the Hawaiian Hotel, however, the rapt
illusions of fancy ceased abruptly; the
traveler at once found himself face with
commonplace facts, an inferior supper, close
rooms, Chinese servants, insuflicient lights,
stuffed beds and illy-frozen ice ; while our
national mosquito noisliy hummed and
swarmed, and bled one most insatiably in
full accord with the aims and principles of
the greedy habitation he so incontinently
haunted. An hour of smoke and chat with
Consul McKinley, a solitary cocktail (for
lack of a boon componion) afterwards, and
a prolonged revera on the upper piazza at
the end of all, quietly smoothed the pillow
to calm, unbroken slumber under the ever
needful mosquito-netting of but an indif
ferent if handsome house of travel-enter-tainiment.
It is asserted by the natives that the first
mosquito came in with the adve it of the
missionary on the island, havingbeen brought
from New England in an old, worn-out
whaler which was properly condemned at
Honolulu for unseaworthiness, and slowly
went to pieces from dry rot on the adjacent
reef, some forty years ago. However this
may be, doubtiess the abundant exotic
foliage luxuriantly flourishing on the islands
now amply affords to the unwelcome- and
unpopular, intruder a well-stocked home
and harvest-field whence he nightly saunters
forth to serenade and solace an idle moment
with extorted necter drawn from living
fountains, and, like the village quack and
pettifogger, to make a general and unquali
fied pest and nuisance of himself. So much
for the naturalized, mosquito in Hawaii.
A sunshiny morning in Honolulu (and
when is it not sunshiny and summery in
that favored latitude where there is no word
in the native language to signify climate or
iveatwr?) is one of the most oxhilarant sen
sations and spectacles to the early awakened
new-arrival in the world. From' the mountain-side
of his bedroom, if he has a window
there, he duly gazes, and sees in the per
spective some five or six miles off, steep,
jagged, volcanic mountains, rising to the
irregular altitude of from a thousand to
eighteen hundred feet, their sea-front clad
in a gown of varied green or russet-brown,
festooned with countless knots and bands of
richest colors, clusters of fruits and flowers
growing where wild chance, planted them
along the lines of cascade-irrigated dells
and hill-sides, and meadows wliero graze
and stray while flocks with Dame "Nature
only for their shepherdess.
Nearer, the suburban avenues of the
dainty toAvn lie out a long the happy TsTuuanu
Valley in culture and in beauty ; while close
at hand, verdure-decked grounds, smooth
Avalks and hnviis, macadamized roads, neat
streets and hy-ways with pretty vine-elad
cottages on either side and gardens filled
With shrubbery, trim and tasteful, and leaf-
hidden Avails and fences, and perfect net
works of telephones these ornamental and
most useful things. I say, clothe (he pros
pect and cheer the heart with (he promise
of pleasant and peaceful surroundings in
store to a surprising and exubeant extent.
And over it all, the fleecy, doAvny, billoAvy
clouds of the trade-winds gently float from
beyond the broken mountain tops toward
the outlying ocean, cooling the city and
country, extended in harmonious landscape
beneath, with (heir ever-graleful breath and
shadows. That first awakening morning
impression of Honolulu and the beautiful
island of Oahu anchored in mid-ocean can
never be forgotten, for it is like the memory
of dream land, or the thought of a picture
of Eden penciled by fairy touch. But
Avhile imagination is at its livoliost, descent
to the ground floor and breakfast let us
down Avholesomely, if ruthlessly, from
heaven to earth, from romance and poetry
to plain matter of fact, from the glowing
ideal to the. less lovely actual, from a feast
of fancy fit for the gods to fish, beefsteak,
doughy-rolls and eggs.
The ocean side of the scene does not ex
hibit so suggestive a view as this of the
mountain side. The island-city, its shops,
dwelling and commercial houses ; its single
thoroughfare (Fort street) ; its churches,
market and piers ; its shipping, its bright
bay, its prison on the reef ; its roofs and
cupolas and dingy tiles pooping through
tree-tops and bushy branches (for the
buildings are but Ioav in general) ; its towa
like monotony though not so prosaic or
pronounced here as elsewhere that I have
l)oon these, less agreeable if indispensable
accompaniments of municipal, mobile life
.servo to check the more lofty and ecstatic
(lights of the rapturous goose-quill, and
grapple us earthward Avith unequivocal and
and equally uncompromising hooks of steel.
After-acquaintance Avith the denser city,
hoAvever, affords to the astonished gaze a
number of startling objects an elegant and
spacious palace, the royal residence of
Kalakaua ; a government building or hall
of justice, commodious and imposing, and
rivaling in size and sightliness any similar
public building on our continent; and a
square or plaza as good as that of the city
of Mexico, Havana or Santa Fo. Indeed,
the. advance in civilization of the Saiuhvich
Islands is a perpetual source of surprise,
delight and expectation (o the casual visitor
AY bile speaking of the scenery about
Honolulu it should not be omitted to refer
to the magical effects of light and shade
produced by the ceaseless rolling of the
breakers in upon the beach OArer the beds of
many-tinted coral lying close to the sloping
shores. The surf sweeps or Hoavs in rain
bow hues, staining Avith floods of florid
brilliancy the, predominant snoAV-Avhite and
aqua marine emerald of the main mass of
tumbling Arators, dashing so restlessly in
sheets of foam and spray, and pouring so
noisily and tumultuously in heaving- billoAVS,
over the unshrinking, silvery strand.
'io in: coniim'i;i).
To Stop Bleeding1 at the Tose.
The tAro small arteries branching up
from the main arteries on each side of the
neck, and passing over the jaAV bones, sup
ply the face Avith blood. If the face bleeds
from the right side, for instance, pass the
linger along the edge of the right jsnv till
the beating of the artery is felt; press hard
upon it, and the bleeding Avill cease. Con
tinue the pressure (ive minutes, until the
ruptured vessels in the nose contract. Ln
the case of the severing of an artery, the
utmost activity is required, else the patient
Avill bleed fo death. Tie a handkerchief
loosely around the limb, between the avouikI
and the heart, place a slick through it, and
f wist it up tightly, till the bleeding stops.
If the avouikI will not admit of this, place
the thumb upon the artery, between Ihe
Avound and the heart, and send immediately
for a surgeon. Illustrated Australian JVews.
A Hint to Dairymen.
Jf you want a large yield of milk, give
your cows every day Avater slightly Avarined
.and salted, hrwhieh bran has been stirred
at the rate of one quart to two gallons of
Avater. By this daily practice (an American
paper says), the cow Avill give flfty-tAVo per
cent, more milk immediately under the
effect of it, and she Avill become so attached
to the diet as to refuse to drink clear Avater
unless very thirsty. The amount of this
drink necessary is an ordinary pailful at a
lime morning, noon, and nignt. Ulimrut-
cd Australian JYcivs,
Oscar Wilde says the American
have a rood deal of common sense. And
in A'iew of this fact it seems a mystery Iioav
Oscar got. near enough to find them out.
C. BREWER & GO.
Offer for Sale tho Cargo of tho
LIST OF MERCHANDISE,
lit ghl Expicsa Wngon,
Ex Toil Carriages.
Com. AVooil Chairs
Finis Molnios Shook-i,
Ice Chests, Nos, 2, !i, mill ii,
Lobsters, lib tns; Bcnn,31btns
Hay Cutters, Nos. 1, 2, & 3.
Fail-bank's Scales, No. 7,8,10& 11J4
Centrifugal Lining, 14 inch;
Cmiip. "Nulls, IJfi, 1-11 Inch.
Manila Goidngc, Assorted:
e Excelsior Mattresses,
Giilv.ini.cd Fence Staples,
FARMERS BOILERS, 20 AND 25 HALLS,;
Sisal Itopu, Assorted,
Y. METAL SIIEATIlHSXi
10, 18, 0, 22, 21 and 2(io.;
Hair Mattresses I
Grindstones, Rubber lloc,
Hide Poison, Barbed
Wire, ltcllned Iron,
ANNEALED FENCE WIRE,
Galvanized Screws and Washers.
A NEW INVOICE OF
PACE'S PRIVATE STOCK
has just hi:i:n iuxt.ivi:i
fi!)" lni b Fori Street.
r.x i,ati: AWUVAI.S,
Tn 15stiicls. Fresh
A. S. CLEGIIOKN & CO.
Tin, Copuer and Sheet Iron Worker,
Plumber, Gas Fitter, &c.
Stoves , and Ranges
of all kinds.
Plumbers' stock .and metals,
House Furnishing Goods,
7? Chandeliers, Lamps, &c.
V. HORN, Practical Confectioner,
Pastry Cook and linker.
No. 71 Hotel bt. Telephone 74.
rpilE lindii-lj'iifd l'Mipiii'iov ot tho
PIONEER STEAK CAM FACTORY
desiics to inform hispaltonftniid tho pub
lie generally timt notwithstanding Ihe
rereiil DISA'STltOUS FIUE, has erected
A NEW FACTORY and BAKERY,
On a much more Extensive Scale which
Is now In Vuu, OrnitAiiox, nnd which
will bo in complete winking older by mi
Eaily Arrival of new Machinery and
Tools; and Is now again prepaid! to
CHOICEST "PURE CANDIES
and will always have on hand his deli,
cious Fresh Made
VANILLA CHOCOLATE CREAMS,
COCOANUT CANDIES, t
RICH NUGAT IN BARS,
SUGAR ROASTED ALMONDS,
CREAM CANDIES of great variety suit
Gum Drops, and Gum Fruit
Or all descriptions. All those Homo
Made Frch and Pure Confections, I fell
at m cents PEK POUND.
RICH WEDDING CAKE
Of the Finest Flavor, in all sizes always
on hand and ornamenlcil in tlie
most artistic i-lylo.
MJCNOE XIEJS !
always flesh, as nli-o
Home Made Mince Meat
for sale altO cents per pound.
"Will rercive pcrConsuelo Ihe balance
of my new machlneiy or the newest, do
signs for innnufaeturing all descriptions
of plain Candies; thanking the public
for previous liberal patronage and so-
licit ing a continuance ol frame.
l'i nclic.il Confectioner and Pastry Cook.
J" in: old stand. 71 Hotel street
P. O. l!ox No. 73;. . . .-Telephone No. 71
COM TO LUNCH
YOU OAK GET Till: HKST IN TOWN 1'llO.M
I-I. -J. ISOX-TEJ,
THE BEAVER SALOON,
W1IEUE YOU MEET EVERYBODY.
A Cup of Tea or Coffee! '
.A.L All Iloni-N,
AND TIIH FINEST UKANDS OK
Figaro, Flor de Cuba,
Coney Island, etc., etc., etc
N0LTE. JHOLTE. NOLTE
DRY GOODS STORE
King Street, (Near Castle & Cooke's)
P. A. DIAS
llegs to inform the public generally
that lie has received a choice lot or
Ladies' Undciucnr, Stockings, !Muslins,
Silks, Satins, Kid Gloves, Worked,
Ilibhons, Slippers, &c, &c,
CI I r LDWEN'S DRESSES ,
Stockings, Socks, Shoes, etc.,
and u line assoitment of
Gouts su id Boys Clothing-
Hats, Boots, Shoos, etc.,
All of which will bo SOLD CIIKAl'EH
than any other i,lorc in town.
3AILY BULLETIN JOB PRINTING OPFJGB
Bills of Lading
srfth&d t.eCf'i rii?ijS' jn
SS XS-' ' " -'
AND EVERY DESCRIPTION OP
- Visiling Cards
Plain and Ornamental Printing,
Executed Avith neatness and dispatch.
n. jr. mowixY. ii. itABTtr.
CROWLEY j& CO.
78 King Street.
Pit ACT! CAT;
j m wi "ir M w M
XAHUFACIVRESa OF FURimURB
IMPORTED and HAWAIIAN
Elesrant Coverings and TrimminijB.
" VMTO ' ami " OllAliliKXUI) "
Not to be sin passed in
Durability, Comfort, and Price.
Several I'ALOR SETS from $50 npwaida
Any sized House furnished
On the installment Plan
Ladies Needle woik mounted nnd lip
hoKteied, lestnlled nnd coveied in best
SlylcAT LOWEST BATES.
Remember : 78. King Street
TIIjLIAM J. BRYSON,
f BOlLEll JlAIvEI!,
And Sheet Iron Worker. Tanks
nnd Coolers made to order. I'nilioular
attention paid to Hepalr Work. Oider.s
left nl K. M note's Machine Shop, King
street, will be piomplly at tended to.
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Soiff L oliriZ-
AWll E, Wr 1 1 O L K SON E. H E
According to the highest anil best inrili.
Manufactory, : : : No. 13 Lililin St.,
V. O. Box, 370. Telephone, 281.
BSyAlI orders receive prompt nttewtion.
Yes, nnd wc sell
-A. JL.OAV sis Hits XjowchL I
and don't anybody forget it.
We sell New Bedford Hope, and any
retailer knows how it will hold out in
net weight. ,'
We also have the moM. varied assoit.
kept by any house this side of the Hooky
Mountains, such as
Hemp and Manila Cordage, all sbes,
Artesian Well Boring Hopes,
Manila Ilawscr.-s, Wire Hope,
Cotton and Hemp Duck and Twine,
Gulvnnlzcd Murine Hardware,
PAINTS AND OILS,
Pure Copper Sheathing, 14, 1(! & 18 oz
Yellow Metal and Nails, 14 lo2S m.
Copper Paint (Tnrr & Wonsin's)
Whale Boats, Boat Stocks,
Gal. Boat Nails, nil kinds nnd si.es,
And 1001 other tilings too numerous
to mention Also, agents for
1'crry DaiviK' 1'aiii Killer,
Brand & Pierce's Bomb Guns nnd
Bomb Lances, &., &c,
All of which we will' sell at tho
SflO ly A. XV. 1'circe & Co.
Ilorso Shoeing a specialty
A llrst-class mnn being specially engaged
for that work.
Ship ond Wagon work faithfully
Shop on tho Esplanade, op. Hopper's.'.Ol
California Redwood Oomp'yj
Olllces, 123 George Street, Edinburgh.
California Redwood Co.,
400 California SUcet, . . San Francisco,
Eureka, Trinidad, Iluniboldl Co., Cal.
r"MIIS Conipiiny isprepaied lo contract
J., .for cargoes of California Bedwood
to bo shipped (111 cut fiom lltoir inlllsat
current nmrket pi lees.
Tho Company will load ships, i-eni to
San Franelfcco or Iluniboldl Bay, or will
furnish cargoes, cost, freight and Insur
FALKNEH BELL &, CO., Agents.
07t 8m San Francisco.
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