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TUESDAY, OCT. 7, 1881.
THIS EVENING'S DOINGS.
? Excelsior Lodge, I.O.O.R, 7:.".0.
;. Bible Class at Lyceum at 7:30.
Meeting Stock Exchange, at 11.
At the International Conference
on Education, recently held at the
Health Exhibition, in London, the
inaugural address wn delivered by
Lord Hcay, President of the Con
ference, lie discussed, what he
called, some of the burning ques
tions of the day in matters of edu
cation, lie said that the develop
ment of the powers of observation,
to satisfy an ever-expanding curio
sity, is at the bottom of every vs
" tcm of rational education; that in
i primary education this truth is more
ami more recognized, and drawing,
as well as elementary science and
manual work, arc being put in their
proper places; that Belgium is mov
ing vigorously in that ditection,
following, with reference to manual
fy work, Sweden, where the School of
Domestic Industry might well claim
1 attention; that two French Min-
sicrs oi r-iiucauoii, ;u. naruoux
' and 51. Ferry, have given their ver-
V diet in favor of the extreme import
ance of drawing; that Sweden has
also contributed to gymnastics that
'clllcicncy of training which is so im
portant in school hygienics; and
that the monopoly of the three IPs
reading, writing, and arithmetic
is doomed, and the enthronement of
the three D's drawing, drill, and
adroitness approaching. In plead
ing for the substitution of rational
for mechanical methods, Lord llcav
,'said he simply desired to rouse
those inquisitive tendencies, which
in many cases arc now deadened, to
make the primary school, not the
early grave of individuality, but an
attractive spot, where the produc
tive use of leisure, as well as of the
hours devoted to woi k, coupled with
the surroundings of fruits and
,tlowcrs, should give pleasure to the
1imr .mil irii'lu ii'lin -f ..itiifiiif if . .....1
,wj J ... ,. ' tn llll,V Ik, lM,
in order thereto, he would make
agricultural education general and
no longer a luxury.
The foregoing points in Lotd
8 address sccui to us to merit
careful consideration, not only
of our Boaid of Education, but of
the teaching fraternity generally on
i islands. From the Board's last
ilnl reuort to the Lemsl.ilurc it
m... .'. ........ .. . . . ,
nppcirs uiai preliminary steps nave
Ircady been taken in the same
(direction, under the Board's admin-
.trnlion, at Lahainaluna Seminary
the Heforniiilory School. The
sanio report also contains accounts
of similar steps in some private
schools in the Kingdom". Yet what '
has hitherto been done can scarcely
be considered moio than mi initial
move in the right direction, for too
much attention is still given to the
mechanical routine of mere text-hook
instruction : it should be supple- :
tnented by systematic advances on
the basis of careful plans. The bulk
of educational work in this country ,
has to be done for the bcncfll of j
natic llawaiians, and next in im
portance to their instiuction in the
use of the English language comes
their training in labor and in the
domestic arts and manufactures.
The lising generation here, as in
other countries, arc too prone to
despise labor of all kinds, and try
chiefly to fit themselves for some
position in which they will not be
obliged to woik or to acquire any
great amount of skill. This tendency
should, us far as possible, be cor
rected by their education and the
way in which it is imparted ; and if
Lord Hcay's hints are expanded to
their logical conclusions, and fol
lowed out systematically and thor
oughly, it will greatly conduce to
bring about an improvement in this
THE BRITISH SCIENTISTS-NO. 3.
Wc have not yet exhausted those
portions of Lotd Uayleigh's opening
address which arc callable of popular
elucidation. Upon tho subject of
acoustics he said it had been proved
that when propel precautions arc
taken wc are unable to tell whether
a pui o tone (as from a vibrating
tuning folk held over a suitable
resonator) conies to us from the
front or the rear; but it is easy and
instinctive to discover whence almost
any other sort of sound, from a
clap of the hands to the clearest
vowel sound, comes. There is very
little difference between the tospec
tivc degrees of loudness with which
a sound strikes the car turned townid
it and the one turned from it. The
President warned students of (science
agaiust elevating phrases above
things, in the style of the doctor in
" Le Alidade Ininginaiie," who ex
plains the fact that opium .sends one
to sleep by its soporilic virtue. It
was necessary, however, that scien
tific discoveries .should be set forth
in books, or they would be lost. In
making oneself acquainted with what
has been done in any subject, he
siid, it is good policy to consult first
the writers of highest general repu
tation. Although in scientific matters
we should aim at independent judg
ment, and not rely too much upon
authority, it i cumins true that a
'good deal must often be taken upon
trust. Loid Haylcigh touched upon
a question that is very much dis
cussed at the present time the
utility of so much space being given
to the dead languages in a liberal
education. Such an authority is
woi thy of being fully quoted, and
llicrcfoic his observations on this
subject arc given entire:
"To the thorough-going advocates
of scientific education it appears
strange, and almost monstrous, that
the dead languages should hold the
place they do in gcncial education;
and it can hardly be denied that
their supremacy is the result of
routine rather than of aigunicnt. I
do not, myself, take up the extreme
position. I doubt whether an ex
clusively scientific training would be
satisfactory, and where there is
nlonty of time and a literary aptitude
I can believe that Latin and Greek
I may make a good foundation. But
it is useless to discuss the question
upon tho supposition that a majority
of boys attain either to a knowledge
of the languages, or to an apprecia
tion of the writings of the nncicnt
authors. The contrary is notoriously
the truth, and the defenders of the
existing system usually take their
stand lqioii the excellence of its dis
cipline. From this point of view
thcicis .something to he said. The
laziest boy must exert himself a
little in puzzling out a sentence
with grammar and dictionary, while
instruction and supervision arc easy
to organize and not too costly. But
when the case is stated plainly few
will agree that we can alibi d so
entirely to disregard results. In
after life tho intellectual energies arc
usunlly engrossed with business, and
no further opportunity is found for
attacking tho difllcultics which block
tho gateways of knowledge. Mathe
matics, especially, if not learned
young, are likely to remain unlearn
ed. I will not further insist unon
the cducalionnl importance of mathe
matics and science, because with
respect to them I shall probably ho
supposed to bo prejudiced. Hut of
modern languages I am ignorant
enough to give value to my advocacy.
I believe Hint French and German, '
If propeily 'taught, which 1 admit '
they rarely nro at present, would go
far to replace Latin and Greek fiom
a disciplinary point of view, while
the actual value of the acquisition
would, in tho majority of cases, he
incomparably greater. In half the
time usually devoted, without suc
cess, to the classical languages most
boys could acquire a really service- i
able knowledge of French and Ger
man. History, and thu sciious
study of English litcinturc, now t
shamefully neglected, would also
find a place in such a scheme. '
Inclosing, Lord Haylcigh referred
to the popular impression that
science tended to materialism, which
was strengthened by the writings of
men speaking in the name of
science. lie said : "It is true that
among scientific men, as in other
classes, crude views are to be met
with as to the deeper things of
nature; but that the life-long views
of .Now ton, of Faraday, and of
Maxwell, arc inconsistent with the
scientific habit of mind is surely a
proposition which I need not pause
to refute." However, he did not
desire to have too much stress laid
upon the opinions of even such dis
tinguished workers as those. He
did not think that the scientific
worker had a claim, superior to that
of other educated men, to assume
the attitude of a prophet. "In his
heart he knows," said he, "that
underneath the theories that he con
structs there lie contradictions which
lie cannot reconcile. The higher
mysteries of being, if penetrable at
all by human intellect, require other
weapons than those of calculation
and experiment. Without encroach
ing upon grounds appertaining to
the theologian and the philosopher,
the domain of natural science is
surely broad enough to satisfy the
wildest ambition of its devotee."
"Naples has no sewers and the
cholera germinates in the aceumu
latyd filth of centuries." So reads
a paragraph in an exchange, and it
conveys an ominous warning to Ho
iiolulu. Some say there is no danger
of cholera here; but, even if not,
there is enough sickness going light
along to prove that our sanitary
status is low. Again, it is said that
sewers are impracticable here, but
there is no scientific demonstration
to that effect. If the site is not
adapted to a sewerage system, then
why is not some other system of
keeping the city clean being sought?
In giving the substance "of the
leintiiks of the President of the Bri
tish Association for the Advancement
of Science, upon the utilization of
water power for the purposes of elec
tric lighting, wc suggested that Ho
nolulu had sufllcicnt water power,
conveniently to hand, to generate
electricity for lighting the city.
Since that article appeared wc have
seen a statement in an American
paper, that the water power of the
Ningaia If alls is being utilized in
Buffalo, New York, twenty-two miles
distant. The power is transmitted
over the telephone wires, and the
telephones of the city arc all run in
the evening by its use. Our wealthy
citizens might combino to bear the
cost of an experiment with a watcr
whccl at Knpenn Falls, Niiiianu Val
ley, and a dynamo of several lights'
capacity. "With such easily-accessible
water-power wc believe Honolulu
could be lighted with electricity
cheaper than with gas. The con
ductors for a general system of
electric lighting could be laid under
ground here with greater facility
than in most American cities, al
though there is possibly room in our
firmament for a few more cables and
The Planters' Monthly for Octo
ber contains a great variety of
matter interesting to planters and
agriculturists. Prominence is espe
cially given to information regard
ing the diffusion process for extract
ing the sweetness of the cane. The
Hon. II. A. Widcinanii has started
I a subscription list to raise money
i for getting a diffusion plant from
j Germany, for which about $10,000
will be required. To all appearance
the sound of grinding will soon be
low in the land, hut this, instead of
a symptom of senility, will signify
I a renowal of youth to the sugar in
I dustry. Upon the subject of for
I cstry, to which liberal space is
given, Mr. S. 11. Dole contributes
an account of forest cultivation be
gun on the Llhuc Plantation, Kauai,
making somo practical observations
upon the selection of trees and the
method adopted. Mr. Jaeger gives
interesting information regarding
the kola nut. showing it to he a very
desirable article of cultivation here.
The United States Consul at Sierra
Leone sent about 80 pounds of these
nuts to Mi. Hastings, of Ulupala
kua, and the latter had given them
to Mr. Jaeger to plant. Among
other properties of the kola nut, it
is said to not only arrest the pro
gress of intoxication after a person
hns drunk to excess, but destroy the
appetite for strong drink.
Thii expressions of opinion upon
modern s educational methods, by
Lords Haylcigh and Itcay, incorpor
ated in our leading articles to-day,
form a valuable symposium for the
consideration of our educationists.
HAWAIIAN HOTEL CONCERT.
The Band will give a conceit at
the Uoyal Hawaiian Hotel this even
ing in honor of Mrs. Judge Hall.
Following is the programme:
March Tho Sei enadc lVrtel
Overture Light Cavalry Suppu
Chorus Bivouac I'etrclla
Medley The Black Brigade Beyer
Select Ion Carmen Blct
Walt Thu Flower Show Coote
Chorus Xorah Hansen
Aid AVela and Hawaii Ponol.
Anour four o'clock- this morning,
the mate of the bark Forest Queen,
docked near Wilder's Steamship
Co.'s wharf, discovered fire in the
cabin. The captain and sailors were
soon aroused and commenced to throw
water on it wilhliitckctsi' Watchman
Sayers, of the Inter-Island Steam
Navigation Co., gave the alarm of
fire through the telephone. The Fire
Department turned out, China Co.
being the first on the spot, and soon
afterwards the fire was extinguished.
The steamer Lchua, which was close
to the Forest Queen, was let loose,
also the Kilauca IIou. The fire,
which is supposed to be incendiary,
commenced in the pantry, and was
confined to the cabin, very little
damnge being done, beyond the
wood workjbadly charred. The bark
is laden with lumber, and the
damage is covered by insurance.
The British gunboat Wasp was
wrecked off Tory Island, on the
northwest coast of Ireland, on Sept.
23rd, and fifty-two persons, includ
ing all the ofllcers, were drowned.
Six persons only were saved, by
clinging to the wreckage.
A tribute to canned provisions
has been paid by Brevet Major-General
Hawkins in the American
Grocer. He says army posts through
out the United States have been
supplied with canned meats, fruit,
vegetables and preserves for nearly
twenty years, but a case of poison
ing therefrom had never been re
ported. A Congressional committee is visit
ing the Pacific Coast, partly to en
quire into the facilities there for
building steel gunboats and armed
vessels to increase the navy. Marc
Island, Vallejo, struck the membcis
favorably as a site for such works.
Notice to Subscribers of
the Hawaiian Bell
Ji:. WISEMAN IS AUTHORIZED
to collect uccounts due tho Haw
aiian Bell Telephone Co. for use of Tele
phone, nnd subscribers may apply at his
office, and setllo their quarterly accounts
for which ho will give the access iry re
ceipt of thu Company.
President 11. B. T. Co.
Olllco of J. E. WlSKMAN,
Campbell's Block, Merchant Street.
CONTRACTOR & BUILDER,
Shop on Queen street, near AlaUca.
rpWO NICELY FURNISHED BED
JL BOOMS, located In ccntru of town.
Leave addrcsj nt this Office. It
NE HUNDBED ACRES OF LAND
ADJOINING Kanlolanl Park.
Apply to M. D. MONSABBAT.
CA'ITLE & HORSES.
ABOUT MO HEAD OF CATTLE,
ALL ages nnd slcf, and including
Milking Cows, Calves, Heifers and
Kteuiti. Will Fell In lots to suit intend
lug puruliascr.s, hut prefers to bell nil hi
one lot. AIho sivernl good horses. Ap
ply to MRS. COSTA,
823 t Kiilllil Valley.
123 FORT STREET.
The long looked for opening of this
stoiu will bo on Monday, Sept. 10th,
with a full stock of
BOBT. DONNOLLY. manufacturer
of Soda Water, Ginger Beer, Knot Beer
and Spruco Beer, will oiler to the public
on Monday, cooling drinks supei lor to
anv In tho Hawaiian Islands, 'lhc
dilnk? mentioned Above are innnufnc
lured nt my Soda Work", back of Hose
Collage. One trial of my Arctic Soda
ti III ..rnimuilr... Il llm llpat 111 till! cltV.
il III iivut'iiiiv iv nw v"jn - ..- ---,--
Mi- uipiih.1 mi. tmnnrli'il from London.
eoniprlso the choicest of English fruit1!,
namely Gooseberry, Cherry, Pear,
ltaspburrv, Strawberry, Lemon, Bed
Currant, Black Currant and Pine Apple,
Sarsaparllhi, Ginger, Orange ami Va
nilla. Any of tlM.se fruits at
5 ets pci" 5rltiss.
My motto l, to glvo a biiperlor article
even If It cost more, and thereby ensure
With my GINGEU BEKB, BOOT
BEEU and SPBUCE BEKB, I have
been at a heavy expense experimenting
on them, to as to glvo tho public drinks
Hint will be both strengthening nnd
refreshing In this climate. I guarantee
them strictly VEGETABLE, no MINE
KALS employed. I use somo of tho
finest medicinal hirbs Unit grow In the
Slates. The public wants a drink with
soma nutriment in It, this you find in
my liccrs mni ureiigincn mo oouy us
well as dlluto tho blood for purposes of
a more easy tlow through thu .system.
They can bu taken by any one as they
are absolutely pure. They in u the most
enjoyable thirU quenchers over Intro
duced. I will sell them at prices to suit
one nnd all.
Superior Gengcr Boer, 10c. por bottle.
Donnolly's Hoot Beer, " " "
Donnolly's Spruco Beer, " " "
Candies for the Million
On Saturday, at the Fountain. My ns
sottment is of the finest nnd purest des
cription and will bu sold at the lowest
possible price. Don'i forget nnd call
early to Insure a packet of these rare
candles for tho loved ones at home. I
have aUo an assortment of Bon Bons,
Cloves and Nuts of all descriptions.
Smokers' Articles a speciality at the
Fountain, all descriptions of home nn .1
foreign Cigais, to suit the most fasti
dious. Best brands of Tobacco nnd
Cigarettes. Hoping to get a share of
public patronagu by supplying a good
article, I remain,
81 1 Urn BOBEBT DONNOLLY.
A SMALL COTTAGE AT LELEO.
Apply to T. W. KAWLINS,
8!il tf Soap Works
A SUIT OF FRONT KOOMS, nicely
furnished. Apply at No. 8 Kukul
street. ' 770 tf
NICE TWO-BOOMED DWELL
ING House to let, cheap.
Apply ai iuo liueen street.
17 OR GENTLEMEN ONLY. Apply
: to MKS. TURNER, 82 King Street,
nearly opposite the Windsor Restaurant,
GEO ly b
W. A A Large and Commodious
(yMH housS. centrally located,
foSffiiuifca newly papered snd painted.
Largo yard, stables, &c. Possession
given immediately. For further par.
ticulars enquire of
.INO. S. McGREW,
815 Hotel str, bet. Fort and Alakca
TWO OR THREE FURNISHED
ROOMS, quiet neighborhood,
about 5 minutes walk from the Post
Office, also stabling. Apply at this
Olllcc. 817 lm
House and Furniture to Let.
ON THE PLAINS, corner of Ikreta
nia and Kunninuk.i Streets, fronts
on tluce sticets, known as the Bradley
premises. House Is 2 story, contains 1)
rooms, choice stables, both garden nnd
shrubbery, furnished suitably. Rental
S50 per mouth. Applv or address to
J. E. WISEMAN.
General Business Agent, Merchant St.
81 fl t?
Vmt SAIiE OK liEASE.
tV$v& A BRICK COTTAGE, nt Le-
iffiS'00' llcar ,MQ oap wrksi fr
EautiHSMparticulars apply to
T. W. RAWLINS, So.ip Works.
. FOK liEASE.
riMIOSE SPACIOUS STOKES now
i occupied by Wm. G. Iiwln & Co.,
will be leased for u term of years.
Possession given tho 1st Jnn'y, 1885.
For terms, apply to
825 2w JNO. II. PATY.
KNOW ALT, PERSONS THAT MR.
LU ONG has left my employ
ment on the BUh Inst.
Honolulu, Sept. 13, 183L 817 lm
rpo WHOM IT MAY' CONCERN.
X All accounts owing to tho under
signed for tho quarter ending Juno 30,
188. if not paid by October 10th, will
bu placed In the hands f n collector.
HENRY MAY & CO.
Sept. 25,1834. 820 tf
J. E. WISEMAN'S
Ready for Active Work Again.
rpiIE Business Community and my
J. Patrons giucriillv thioughoiit ihe
Islands will pleaie take notice tlml I
luive letuincd Irom my trip to Ihe Const
and with Improved faellltlcs for inn
ducting my G moral Ollke Business. 1
most lespcctfully tolidt in the futuio
the patronage bcietoforo exlcnded to
me (luting my business engagement hi
the Kingdom for thu past llvo years
in addition to my various dcpint.
incuts, 1 have been nppolnlul solo Agent
for the St. .To & Hnnnlhnl and the Bur
lington and Qtiincy Kail BoaiN, nNo,
soliciting Agent for tho fun Francisco
Illuminating Card Adierthenient Com
pany. Orders for Goods, Wares and
Merchandise of uu-ry kind and nature
sent to the Const, and satisfaction
guarantied mid on the most icnumnblu
In rav Real Estatu Dimiiilmciit, 1 have
nlwavson hand choice piopeity to sell
and house, Rooms nnd Olllccs to lease
nnd lot. I collect lent", pay and dis
charge taxes, insuranio nnd oultr neccE
saty icp.ilis when required. Lnndloidg
nnd Ownciswlll find Hint it will be to
their advantage to place their Beal Es
tate Intciests In my hands, as I will
carefully attend to this branch of my
business to their entire satisfaction.
Custom House Entries (xicutcd at
Books and Aciounts kept nnd adjust
ed, and Quarterly Bills distributed nnd
collected accurately and piomptly.
Soliciting Agent for the Mutual Life
Insurance Co. of New Y oik, also Flie
Don't forget that 1 do business on
bubliuss principles. Give me a call.
.J. X2. 'WIS.EIMA.INV
The only recognized General Busbies
Agent in the Kingdom.
Olllccs, 28 Meichaiit Street. Campbell's
Fire Proof Jilock, Honolulu.
P. O. Box IBS Telephone 172.
EGS to inform thu nubile that hu has
per Mariposa, an ehgant assortment of
Gents', Ladies', and Children's
Boots & Shoes
OF THE BEST QUALITY.
62 Hotol Street.
AS there is great competition in tl e
Restaurant lmshie-u at tho present
time, wo shall REDUCE THE PRICE
OF BOARD TO
S4.50 per week
From tl.ls date.
Honolulu, Sept. 8, 1881. 811 Jm
HONOLULU Umm iMMFAClORV
XOS. 128 and ISO, FORT STREET
(opposite Pantheon Stables)
HONOLULU, II. I.
CsiiTla go Mann fa c tn rev,
The Manufactory contains u complete
Carriage Shop, Blacksmith Shop, Paint
Shop, ami Ti mining Shop.
DRAYS AND TRUCKS,
HAND CARTS, &C., &C.
Mndo to Order on most fuvoiable terms
nnd nil work guaranteed.
The C'loHCHt Attention given to re
pair work or nil UIikIm.
Having been In business on the Island
for a number of years employing nono
but the most Skillful of Mechanics, and
using only Al Material, I can strictly
guarantee nil woru leaving 1113- Mami
lactory. Give me a call before purchasing
Don't forget tho place.
128 and 1C0 FORT STREET.
OIM'OSITK UOUIl'd hTAUI.US.
OFFICE TO liET.
ONE SIDE of J. E. AViseman's beau
llful olllco to rent, w lib lino olllco
furniture, chandeliers, consultation
room, use of telephone, Ac. To a suit
able parly reasonable terms will bo
given, Apply to
, . J. E. WISEMAN,
Geneinl Business Agent, Campbell's
8iniC Block, Merchant st.
Boots (- Shoes